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St. Paul and Vicinity—Light rain. Minnesota —Cloudy Tuesday, rain or snow in the east portion: Wednesday probably fair, variable winds. VOL. XXVIII.—NO. G6 FIGHT ON WITH NO DECISIVETRESULT TIDE OF BATTLE EBBS AWAY FROM MUKDEN , . Best Thing the Russians Hope Is That Kuropatkin Has Reestab lished His Line of Retreat—Japa nese Are Reported in the Russian Rear —Czar's Men Admit 12,000 Are Wounded, but Say Nothing of the Dead There was no cessation of the fight- Ing between the Russian and the Japa nese armies in Manchuria yesterday. Russian reports state-that at a dis tance the tide of battle in the imme diate vicinity of Mukden seemed to be ebbing. "The most that the war critics at St. Petersburg seem to hope for Is that Gen. Kuropatkin has succeeded in reestablishing his line of retreat in the direction of Harbin. Word has reached Niuchwang.which, however, has no confirmation from oth er sources, that the Japanese are al ready north of Mukden with a large force and that the Russians are facing a disastrous defeat. There appears to be a possibility that Gen. Kuroki has drawn off a portion of his army from the center and sen* it to reinforce the divisions engaged in flanking move ments. Gen. Kaulbars, the most noted of Gen. Kuropatkin's officers, is personally in command of the Russian forces in the triangle between the railway and the Hun river, which vital position the Japanese have been assailing for sev eral days. - ; -.' '- ; ': 1 Russian reports admit that 12,000 men have been wounded, but made no 4IltTllll«JIl III*? HUllllrci KlHca,"-««Kl:r*i-t --the same time assert that the Japanese have lost 30,000 in killed or wounded. " Japanese Reserves Exhausted LONDON, March 7.—The correspon dent at St. Petersburg of the Times, says: Reassuring telegrams claim that the Japanese have already used all their reserves. If he receives posi tive information on this point, Gen. Kuropatkin will hurl his entire force tomorrow south and southwest of Muk- HOTEL MAN IS ILL George H, Love Undergoes Dangerous Operation George H. Love, one of the proprie tors of the Ryan hotel is lying at St. Luke's hospital in a very critical condi tion after an operation performed yes terday afternoon to relieve him of an aggravated attack of peritonitis. The operation performed was of a very dangerous character but was consid ered the only possible chance of sav ing the life of the patient by his at tending surgeon, Dr. Charles A. Whea ton. After the operation Mr. Love rallied somewhat from the shock and at a late hour this morning he was reported to be gaining in strength and stronger hopes than at any time before were entertained for his ultimate recovery. Mr. Love was taken ill February 27, with peritonitis and grew rapidly worse until the operation was decided upon as a last resort. He was removed to the hospital yesterday afternoon and the operation was performed at once. So dangerous is his condition re gardetf that his 6ister, Mrs. Hopkins has been summoned to his bedside from her home in Brooklyn, N. Y. CONFIDENCE WOMAN IS SEVENTY-FIVE Ellen Peck, Wanted in Chicago, Is Ar- rested in New York NEW YORK, March 6.—Ellen Peck, 75 years of age, notorious for many years as a confidence woman, was ar rested here tonight at the request of the police of Chicago. She is wanted In that city for the alleged swindling of Frank Peppo out of $900. THINKS MRS. STANFORD DIED OF POISONING Physicians Fail to Find Cause for Death From Disease HONOLJJL.U. March 6.—At the cor oner's inquest this afternoon on the death of Mrs. Stanford, Dr. C. B. Way, one of the autopsy physicians, testified that the symptoms found by him and other physicians indicated that strych nine poisoning was the cause of Mrs. Stanford's death. The different organs, he said, failed to show any cause for death from disease. NORWAY INSISTS UPON INDEPENDENT CONSULS Bill Will Be Introduced Providing for a Change a Year Hence CHRISTIANIA. March 6.—The spe cial committee of the storthing has de cided, by a vote of 16 to 3, to submit a bill to the storthing providing for the establishment of a separate Norwe gian consular service by April, 1906. THE ONLY DEMOCRATIC DAILY NEWSPAPER OF GENERAL CIRCULATION IN THE NORTHWEST THE ST. PAUL GLOBE den and try to break Oyamn's army. At a preliminary meeting of the war council. Gen. Dragomiroff presiding. Gen. Gripenberg was present. It was proposed to send an additional 400,000 men to the front. Attack Along Whole Line SAKHETI'N, March 6.—According to reports just received the Japanese have advanced to attack along the whole line. Fighting has been in progress on the right flank of the Russian army near the imperial tombs since morning, but at this hour it appears to be lessen ing, and the roar of artillery Indicate* that the fighting is gradually sweeping further and further from Mukden. Sev eral regiments stationed near Pou tiloff and Novgorod hills Sunday night attacked and captured Japanese trenches, approaching under cover of darkness. The fighting was sharp and the Japanese used hand grenades. Move Northwest of Mukden PARIS, March 7.—The Journal's Mukden correspondent states that Lieut. Gen. Linevltoh on Monday re pulsed thirteen consecutive Japanese attacks on the Russian center. The Russian right wing was unable to stop the Japanese movement northwest of MnkHun. tiksro Con. Kauibnrn' 81 --berlans oppose Gen. Nogis Port Ar thur veterans. Corpses Everywhere HEADQUARTERS OF GEN. RE.V NENKAMPPT, near Oubenepusa, March 6.—The road northward Is crowded so far as the eye can reach by a continuous file of two wheeled Chinese carts full of Russian wounded, the best testimony- of the valor with which the army of the east, fighting Continued on Fifth Page MORMONS FIRE HIM Ex-Senator Frank Cannon Is Dlsfellowshipped SALT'LAKE CITY. Utah. March 6.— Ex-United States Senator Frank J. Cannon has been disfellowshipped from the Mormon church for "unchristian like conduct and apostasy." This ac tion of the church authorities followed a hearing in the city of Ogden before the local bishopric, with whom charges had been preferred against Elder Can non, who is editor of the Salt Luke Tribune. The charges were based on editorial utterances of the Tribune, in cluding "an address to the earthly king of the kingdom of God." Mr. Cannon admitted the authorship. BABY'S AUNT OVERLOOKS THE FOLDING BED Infant in lowa Loses Its Life in Conse quence BOONE, la., March 6. — The six month old baby of H. A. Moundt was smothered to death in a folding bed. The parents had gone for a visit leav ing the baby playing on the bed. An aunt who was clearing up the furni ture failed to perceive the infant and closed the bed. THE NEWS INDEXED PAGE I Diplomatic Appointments Russo-Jap Battle Undecided New York Street Railway Strike Alleged Bribery in Colorado Contest PAGE II Gottschalk's Father Heard From Commissioners Abide in Harmony Bazille Heirs Ask Right to Sue State PAGE 111 Minneapolis Matters Smith Talks on Merit System Compromise Seen as a Trick Prisoner Dies Under Suspicious Cir cumstances PAGE IV Editorial Comment^ President Rests After Weary Day PAGE V In the World of Sport PAGE VI News of the Northwest Chief Secretary for Ireland Resigns PAGE VII Of Interest to Women PAGE VIII Financial and Commercial PAGE IX Paying Wants PAGE X Legislature House Gets Busy With Code Wyman Hits at Mutual Life Companies Paper Trust Files Answer TUESDAY. MORNING, MARCH 7, 1905—TEN PAGES CHARGE DEEP GAME TO SEAT PEABODY Colorado Senator Alleges Bri bery and Postmaster Makes Use of His Fist DENVER, Colo., March 6.—A sen- Fiition was sprung in the Joint conven tion of the general assembly today by Senator R. W. Morgan <rep.) t who an nounced that $1,500 had been offered him and $750 already given him for his vote for Gov. Alva Adams in his contest for governor. Senator Mor gan named James M. Herbert, vice president and general manager of the Colorado Southern railroad, and Post master Daniel Sullivan of Cripple Creek as the men who attempted to bribe him. A committee was appoint ed to investigate. This afternoon Postmaster Sullivan assaulted Richard Broad, a Peabody worker, on the street, striking him In the face with his fist. Bystanders pre vented further hostilities. Sullivan any a that Broad and other lobbyists instigated Morgan to make the charges for the purpose of influencing legis lators in favor of Peabody. The joint convention, which is hear ingl arguments in the contest, remained silent for several minutes after the reading of Senator Morgan's state ment. Then Representative B. J. O'Connell (dem.) expressed surprise that the Republican majority appar ently did not propose to take action on the charge?, and he moved that a com mittee of five be appointed by the chair to make a thorough investigation and report before a vote is taken In the contest. Committee Is Named The motion was unanimously car ried. Lieut. Gov. McDonald named Seator Comforth and Representatives Sherwin and Bromley (reps.), and Senator Ballinger and Representative OVonnell (dems).) as th« committee. The committee began th« investigation this evening. James M. Herbert, whom Senator Morgan charged with having given him $750 as a bribe, stands In the fore most mnks of railroad officials In the United States. Daniel Sullivan, who is also accused by the senator, is postmaster of Crip ple Creek and one of the most promi nent Republican workers in tb« Btat«. Eight informations charging bribery and conspiracy were filed against Herbert and Sullivan In the crimtnAl court by District Attorney George M. Stidger. Bonds for $5.00* each wer* furnished by the accused men. Herbert Tells of Visit Mr. Herbert issued the following statement: "Mr. Morgan came to my rooms in the hotel last Thursday with Daniel Sullivan. Mr. Morgan stated that he and his people were for the seating of Mr. Adams; that Boulder county had gone for Mr. Adams, and the laboring people in his section of the state were for him. and he told Gov. Adams the same thing; that the pressure was so great from the Peabody people that they might drive him out of the state if he did not vote with them, as they were browbeating and bulldozing many Republican members of the legislature and making threats against them in business and in politics: that he was convinced the Peabody people had no case. Mr. Morgan stated that he had been offered $3,000 by Peabody people, and he ought to have $3,000 if he stood by Adams and iucurred the enmity of the Peabody people. I told him that I would not pay any member of the legislature to vote one way or the other. Mr. Morgan was very insistent and finally said he would take $1,500. I refused to have anything to do with him and he went away. Mr. Sullivan was present during the entire conver sation." Sullivan Gives Version "Senator Morgan approached me several days ago," said Postmaster Sullivan, "and told me In the presence of witnesses that he was anxious to vote for Gov. Adams because Peabody had failed to make a case. He pleaded with me to take him to Mr. Herbert, and, while I suspected that he was not honest with us, I could see no harm in permitting him to have a talk with Mr. Herbert. I was !n the room during the conversation and heard him solicit the bribe and Mr. Herbert em phatically declined to consider it." "I do not believe the charges," Gov. Adams said, in reply to a question "And I believe that they are made simply as part of the political game. Senator Morgan came to see me of his own account on March 2, the day on which he says a bribe was offered him, and he volunteered the informa tion that he would vote for me. I thanked him for his vote, and he said that he was convinced that I was hon estly elected and entitled to the vote" LEVI P. MORTON SUES HIS EX-SON-IN-LAW Duke de Valencay Must Stop Living on Former Vice President NBW YORK, March 6.—Ex-Vice President Lev! P. Morton has brought suit in the supreme court to set aside a contract by which he transferred to the Morton Trust company the Morton building in Nassau street in order that his daughter Helen might, with her husband, derive a separate income after »ht»fr marriage. Miss Morton In 1901 wedded the Count de Talleyrand Perigord. but she obtained a divorce from him last July in France. Mr. Morton contends that the dissolution of his daughter's mar riage has put an end to the purpose for which the trust was created by him and that as its sole object haa been rendered nugatory the trust should be declared null and void. The count, who has become the duke de Aalencay. is named as the principal defendant to the action, and Justice Dowling, in the supreme court, today directed that the summons and com plaint be served upon him by publica tion at his last known address in France. Kill Chief of Police BTELOSTOK, Poland. March « — Dlctrict Chief of Police Peletschln was shot and killed today while attempting to disperse a crowd of workmen who had met outside the town. HILL WINS IN FINAL CLASH WITH HARRIMAN INTERESTS r « ■ "v ■ -v. iff '-•'^-tV^^IHHMHBM \*&*^ -> JfP^^gyjy : '•"■■- * ■ --^ MM^fLSSB JAMES J. HILL TIE UP SUBWAY AND ELEVATED tiNES Strike of 5,000 Men Gives New York City Unprecedented Problem NEW YORK, March «. — The long threatened strike of the employes of the Interborough company, operating the subway and the elevated railroads of Manhattan, was determined on at a meeting of the Brotherhood of Locomo tive Engineers and the Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Em ployes tonight. This action followed the receipt from General Manager Frank Hedley of the Interborough company of a letter declining to agree to the terms of an-amended demand made by the representatives of, the men this afternoon. The men voted unanimously to strike and the strike was ordered for 3 a. m., to be put into full operation at 4 a. in. About 5,000 employes of the subway and elevated systems are affected by the strike, which will tie up. all traffic In Manhattan except on the surface trolley lines. The utter impossibility of the multitude of-travelers In the up per part of the Island reaching their places downtown tomorrow morning is one of the most serious features of the situation and it Is feared will be the cause of much disorder. Between 1.25Q, --000 and i, 500,000 passengers carried daily on the'L and subway will be af fected by the strike. The city is face to face with a greater problem than has ever confronted ; t. The men demand, among other things, a nine hour day for some class es and eight hours for others and a 10 per cent increase for all but motor men. • • - ALMOSfPULL HAIR Steenerson and Hitchcock Are in Collision Globe Special Washington Service 1417 G Street WASHINGTON. March 6.—High ■words passed between Secretary Hitchcock and Representative Steen erson of Minnesota today, and the re lations of the two men are not likely to be friendly again. "He abused me like a pickpocket." said Mr. Steenersoh afterward. "He was impudent and insolent." Mr. Steenerson called on the secre tary to- inquire about the payment of the Indians on account of the Red lake timber sale. Mr. Hitchcock said that the money would be withheld from th« children of the tribe until they become of age. Mr. Steenerson argued the question a little and then the fun be gan. The conclusion reached by the congressman was that the secretary of the interior thinks every western sen ator and representative is a grafter, and Mr. Steenerson doesn't hesitate to say wh.-t he thinks of Mr. Hitchcock. He went out of the secretary's office In a huff. —Walter E. Clark- Blaze at Blackduck Special to The Globe BLACKDt'CK. Minn.. March 6—Fire which threatened the destruction of the whole lower end of Main street burned the saloon buildings of Phalen & Jones. causing a loss of $1,800. They carried an insurance of $600. The damage to other buildings is -i*,ijt and mas caused by wa ter and is fully covered by insurance SNATCH PATRONAGE FROM MINNESBTANS Nelson and Clapp Kindle the Wrath of North Star Congressmen Globe Special Washington Service 1417 G Street WASHINGTON, March 6.—Members of the Minnesota .delegation In the hou#e are hot under the collar at to day's appointments and promotions in the diplomatic service, so far as they concern the northwest. The principal cause of disgruntlement is the fact that Senators Nelson and ("lapp went ahead without consulting them. As a result cf this and the presi dent's general policy some men were given promotions who no longer have any political drag at home and wh«> were marked by congressmen for re tirement so that their places might be filled by "live ones." A former speaker of the Minnesota house. Col. Charles H. Graves of Du luth. is named as minister to Norway and Sweden, vice Wl-W. Thomas Jr. of Maine, who is dropped. Thomas heard some time ago that the ax was to. full and has .been trying to get enough influence to make the president change his mind, but In vain. . John W. Riddle of Minnesota was one or the "dead ones" whose job the dele gation wanted. He has been in the dip lomatic service for twelve year?, and has got out of touch with politics and in touch with diplomatic affairs. In conseqyence . Mr. Roosevelt promoted him from consul general at Cairo to minister at Roumania and Seryia. Rid dle was secretary of the American le gation at Constantinople in 1898 and later secretary to the embassy at St. Petersburg. President Roosevelt has frequently mentioned him with two others in diplomatic service whom he felt bound to promote "on merit." L. S. Swensen of Albert Lea gives way to T. J. "O'Brlen of Grand Rapids. Mich., as minister to Denmark. After March 31. I. L. Rogers will succeed Consul General Goodnow at Shanghai. W. R. Estes of Madelia. the country editor who went in 1903 as consul to Antigua. West Indies, Is promoted to Sollngen. Germany. Oscar O. Malmro?, who was consul at Colon. Colombia. for two years, goes to Rouen. France, this also being a promotion* Stanford Newel of St. Paul will return from The Hague to be succeeded by ex-Assistant Secretary of State David Jayne Hill. — Walter E. Clark. Here's the Lift WASHINGTON, March B.—The pres ident cent a large number of nomina tions to the senate today, including all of the members of the present cab inet except Postmaster General Wynne. The nominations include: Members of the Cabinet —John Hay. District of Columbia, secretary of state; Leslie M. Shaw, lowa, secretary of the treasury; William H. Taft, Ohio, secretary of war; William H. Moody, Massachusetts, attorney general; George B. Cortelyou, New York, post master general: Paul Morton. Illinois, secretary of the navy: Ethan A. Hitch cock, Missouri, secretary of the inter ior; James Wilson, lowa, secretary of agriculture: Victor H. Metcalf, Cali fornia, secretary of commerce and labor. Ambassadors —Whitelaw Reid. New York, to Great Britain; Robert S. Me- Cormick, Illinois, to France; George V. L. Meyer, Massachusetts, to Russia; Edwin H. Conger. lowa, to Mexico; Henry White, Rhode Island, to Italy. Ministers —William Woodville Rock hill, district of Columbia, to China; Continued on Fifth Page PRICE TWO CENTS SVY&'nt* SUPREME COURT ENDSjiIGBATTLE CHIEF JUSTICE FULLER DE CIDES FOR NORTHWEST Court Without Dissenting Opinion Upholds Judgment of the Circuit Court of Appeals in Dissolving Re straining Order Which Prevented Distribution of Assets of the North ern Securities Company—Action Is Conceded Concluding Step in the Litigation, and Distribution Is Ex pected Without Delay A great victory for the northwest was won yesterday when Chief Justice Melville W. Fuller announced that the supreme court of the "United States without a dissenting opinion upheld th« Judgment of the circuit court of ap peals in dissolving the temporary re straining order which prevented James J. Hill and the directors of the North ern Securities company from distribut ing the assets of that company accord ing to the law which declared that company could not exist. The control of the northwestern railroads which were included In the Northern Securities company remains in the northwest, for the contention of E. H. Harrlman, and the interests he represented, for the return of a ma jority of the stock of the Northern Pacific Railroad company in satisfac tion of his shares of Northern Securi ties stock is held to be unjust. The action of the court is generally conceded to be the final step in the litigation and distribution it is thought will be made without undue delay. A dispatch from Washington an nounces the news as follows: Decision Is Affirmed The supreme court of the United States today affirmed the decision of the third circuit court of appeals for the second circuit in the case of Harri man vs: Northern Securities Company, involving the distribution of the shares in Northern Securities company. The decision is favorable to the company. The decision of the court was an nounced by Chief Justice Fuller. He OWE DEFUNCT BANK Receiver of Bank Reports on Georgia Situation Globe Special Washington Service 1417 G Street "WASHINGTON. March 6.—The re port of Lyman D. Baird, receiver of the Faribault National bank, on the properties in Georgia scheduled among the assets of the defunct concern was brought by Mr. Baird today to Wash ington. After a loug conference with the comptroller a statement was givvn out. in which it is set forth that "the bank has a mortgage securing bonds for $80,000 against the Desoto Fruit and Agricultural Manufacturing com pany, which owns 5,000 acres of laud n«'n>- Americus, Ga. In addition to the $80,000, the company owes $30,000 of other claims to the bank, making a to tal of about $110,000 due the bank and $20,000 due other parties. One-half of the 5.C00 acres are under cultivation and 600 acres are in peach trees, three years old. The bonds, while overdue, cannot be sued on until about May l this year, under a clause which pro-" vldes they must be overdue a certain length of time before action can he brought. On May 1 Mr. Baird will brine: his suit. The other Georgia debtor of the bank is the Minnesota Lumber com pany, with a plant at Cutting. Ga. This company owes the bank about $100,000, of which $34,000 is nominally secured by a mortgage, but as the Fai ibault bank neglected to have this mortgage recorded it will avail nothing now, and the bank must run its chances with the general creditors. Thiß lumber company owes $30,000 to other people aside from the Faiibault bank. Mr. Baird proceeded against this company and had it thrown into the hands of two receivers, who will operate the sawmill and report from month to month to Judge Spear of the federal court, who has.Jurisdiction over this portion of Georgia. The lumber company owns 32.000.000 feet of stand ing timber, and it has'a good sawmill, dry kiln, etc., for converting the tim ber into lumber. —Walter E. Clark. READ THE GLOBE THE ONLY LIVE NEWSPAPER IN ST._PAUL delivered no written opinion, but said that one would be filed later. There was no dissenting opinion. _ The decree of the circuit court of appeals, which was affirmed today, merely reversed the decree of the cir cuit court for the district of New Jer sey. The latter'court issued an injunc tion restraining the Securities com pany from transferring or distributing 717,300 shares of the common stock of the Northern Pacific railway company acquired by the Securities company in the merger of the Northern Pacific and the Great Northern roads. This decree was overruled by the circuit court of appeals sitting in Philadel phia, and today's verdict sustains the reversing decision. The court of appeals held in effect that the Securities company had be come the absolute legal and equitable owner of the stock of the railroad company and that the question of own ership had not been involved or even Incidentally passed upon by the su preme court of the United States in the government case for the dissolu tion of the merger. The suit was brought by E. H. Harri nian, Winslow S. Pierce and other own ers of the Northern Pacific stock held by the securities company to obtain possession of the shares of stock orig inally deposits by them and to re strain the company from pursuing its plan of distribution, which was to give to ea<-h stockholder a proportionate amount of the stock of the two rail road companies. The par value of the stock involved Is $82,491,871. The case was argued only a week ago and the decision came with Continued on Fifth Page SWOONS IN COURT Mrs. Chadwlck's Usual Stunt Interrupts Trial CLEVELAND. 0., March 6—A com plete nervous collapse by Mrs. Cassie L. Chadwick brought the first day of her trial to an abrupt close this afternoon. E. H. Haller, of Oberlin, the second witness called by the state, was on the stand and had answered but two ques tions when Mrs. Chadwick, who was very pale, whispered to her attorneys that she would be compelled to leave the room. She passed out quickly and upon reaching the anteroom sank into a chair in a faint. In a few minutes she was revived. She was in no < <>n ditioa to return to the court room, however, and Judge Tayler adjourned the trial for the day. It was an exciting day for Mr*. Chadwick. District Attorney Snlllvan outlined the case he expected to prove against her. Her counsel, J. P. Daw ley, stated her side of the case. The trial made rapid progress. The jury was accepted within two hours and the taking of testimony was com menced. Twenty-eight witnesses have been subpoenaed by the government and aa far as can be ascertained none have been summoned by the defense. The attorneys for Mrs. Chadwkk seem to expect to secure acquittal more because of a feeble attack than through a strong defense. The Jury is consideied by lawyers a 'good one for Mrs. Chadwick. The evidence against her will naturally relate largely to banks and banking procedure and there is not a banker or a business man among the twelve. Eleven are farmers ana one is a real estate dealer. The charge is conspiracy against the laws of the United States, the con spiracy resting on an agreement be tween Mr?. Chadwkk and officers of the Citizens National bank of Oberlln to issue and negotiate certified checks when she had no money in the bank. Just prior to the selection of the jury. When. C T. Beckwith, widow of the president of the Obeilin bank, came into the room and was given a seat near Mr. Carnegie.