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yfJE WEATHEH Probably thunderstorm tkis af tersooa or toaljrhti Friday, fair, cooler. Tempentare at 7 a. m, 68 at SSO p. m 8. J. M. SHERIER, Observer. X TATER FOR ALL THE TEOTLE. VOL. LIV. XO. 170. THURSDAY. MAY 4, 1905. PRICK TWO CEXTS. SCENES IN CHICAGO LIKE THOSE OF 19 YEARS AGO J. J. HILL IS HEARD TRACTIO DEPENDS ON GAS THIRD JURY DISAGREES IN THE PATTERSON CASE President of Great Northern De If Measure is Not Amended Leg islature May Adjourn Saturday. clares Railway Discrimi nation Necessary EOCK ARGUBo n MEET Haymarket Riot Vividly Recalled on Anni versary. NO TROOPS AT PRESENT Governor Agrees to Take Action Till He Sees Mayor Dunne. No Chicago. May 4. In the 19th anni versary of the Haymarket riot when eight persons were blown to pieces and Gtt frightfully wounded, the police to day again found themselves coping with mobs. Might Happen Ajcaln. Old time policemen looked thought ful today and watched sharply for a jHissible reaction of the scenes in the Haymarket. Dynamite, however was not generally looked for except as a bare possibility from some irresponsi ble individual unconnected with any organization. tin to ee (lOvrrnor. A committee of 12 merchants left for Springfield today on a special train presumably to confer with the gover nor on the strike situation. Mayor Dunne's chief of police, O'Neill declared today there was ap parently less need for outside assist ance today thau there was yesterday. SIkim of Penee. Renewed efforts were made today toward bringing about the arbitration of the strike. Petitions to that end were circulate! by the labor leaders. A call has been issued for a peace meeting at the Auditorium next Sun day. President Shea of the Teamsters un ion clarified the situation somewhat to day by an explicit statement that the strikers do not ask for the so called "closed shop." New Association In. The Chicago Ian Owners' associa tion made a new move today by at tempting deliveries to the boycotted houses. The association was specific In announcing it would not be drawn into the strike and would continue the policy of not discharging drivers who refused to make such deliveries. Adopt Modified Tactic. With employers carrying heavy re volvers unconcealed the express com panies today sent out 200 wagons un der an escort of loo policemen. The Employers" Teaming association adopt ed moditied tactics today by taking a police guard with each wagon sent out. Yesterday the association sent out wagons guarded only by private detectives and hired guards. Police officials claimed the private guards were responsible for much of the riot ing. (invrrsor o See Major. As a result of communications be tween the city and state executive in legard to ordering out troops a con ference is said to have been arranged between Gov. Doneen and Mayor Dunne for tomorrow evening or Saturday. The governor is said to have assured the mayor in the meantime no order wlM be Issued calling out soldiers. SHERIFF IS BROUGHT INTO ACTION ON PLEA POLICE ARE POWERLESS Sheriff Barrett today received a for mal request from the Chicago Employ ers' association to act with the police in queuing the rioting by swearing in several thousand deputies. The call was said to be preliminary to plans to have the National guard put in the streets. The sheriff said with his dep uties and police he believed disturb ances could be quelled. Will Smear In Men. Sheriff Barrett has decided to swear in a large number of deputies for strike duty, but he will do so against the wishes of Mayor Dunne, who de clares the police force is adequate to preserve the peace. The sheriff ex pects to have 1.5"0 deputies sworn in by tomorrow. Sheriff May Ask for Troon. The sheriff this afternoon was said to have in his pocket a telegram ready which in effect informed the governor the mayor having been superseded by the sheriff, the latter found himself un able to restore peace and therefor (Continued on Eighth Page.) LAST PLAYMATE OF LINCOLN-DEAD Evansville, Ind.. May 4. James Gen try, the last surviving playmate of Ab raham Lincoln is dead at his home in Rockport. ESCAPES LYNCHING TWICE III A DAY St. Louis, Mo., May 4. Peter Hub bard, a negro, aged 22. was placed in jail at Clayton, a suburb today after having escaped lynching twice in 24 hours for having, it was alleged, enter ed the room of Myrtle Bennett by whose father ho was found. BUILDING FALLS; THREE ARE KILLED Roof Raised and Dropped Crush ing the Brick Walls in Descent. Omaha, Neb., May 4. Three persons were killed and six injured, none fat ally, by the collapse of a three story brick building in a heavy wind storm at Thirteenth and Grace streets late yesterday afternoon. The building was occupied by the Omaha Casket company, and the killed and injured were, with one exception, employes of the concern. The dead: Henry Dietl, aged 40; foreman. Jacob Kirschner, aged 43; assistant shipping clerk. L. M. Martin, aged 22; a collector. GREAT FUNERAL OF GENERAL LEE Demonstration The Most Imposing in The History of Richmond, Virginia. Richmond, Va., May 4. Not in all its eventful history has Richmond wit nessed a more imposing demonstration than that which marched today the funeral of Gen. Fitzhugh Lee. The military contingent taking part in the procession consisted of two full regi ments of infantry. Added to this were veteran organizations and practically every carriage in the city had been engaged for the occasion. Around fjt. Paul's church in which the funeral ser vices took place there was a dense throng from there to Hollywood the sidewalks along the line of march were lined with spectators. THREE BURN IN A HOTEL Wooden Structure Destroyed at Mid night at Duluth. Duluth. Minn.. May 4. The Fifth avenue hotel, a wooden structure, was destroyed by fire at midnight. John Myes and two unknown persons lost their lives. George Gould Forbids Saloon. Pittsburg. Pa.. May 4. George Gould has refused to permit the open ing of a liquor saloon in the new Pitts burg station of the Wabash railroad. 'LaCrosse Has Fire. Ii Crosse. Wis.. May 4. Fire today did damage of $13i'..Ono in the whole sale district, the four story building of the Spence-McCord Drug company being rfrstroyel and adjoining build ings badly damaged. NEBOGATOFF'S DIVISION SCATTERED STORM SAID TO HAVE DAMAGED LIGHTER VESSELS CHANGE OF RUSSIAN N AVAL PROGRAM MAY RESULT. Amoy. May 4. A cyclone which swept over the cost of South China this week is said to have damaged the Russian second Pacific squadron con siderably. The lighter vessels were reported scattered. Shipping men ex pect further delay in the execution of Rojestvensky's plans as a result of the damage sustained. Tmo llaniaiced. London. May 4 A dispatch this af ternoon says two of N'ebogatoff s trans ports have put into Sabong on the north coast. Island of Sumatra with their bows stove in. evidently having been lu a collision. !vr Hnaslan DitUlwn. Singapore. May 4. The British steamer Selangor which arrived here today reports having passed a division of Russian warships off Jugrah. mid way between the Island of Penang and Singapore at 9 o'clock this morning. Had Foar Battleships. The division sighted ofT Jugrah con sisted of four battleships, two cruisers, four colliers and a hospital ship. It is expected the vessels will pass Singa pore tonight. Division Passes Malaeea. Malacca, May 4. A Russian divis ion consisting of four battleships, an armored cruiser and gunboat, accom panied by five colliers, is now passing Malacca bound south. Is JfeboaatolTa Sojnadronw Island, of Penang, May 4. The Rus before senate committee Cites Instances in Which Benefit Has Been Derived Regulation Will Hit Others. wasnington. D. C. Mav 4. James J. Hill, president of the Great Northern railway, told the senate committee on interstate com merce yesterday that discrimination was necessary in railroad rate making and that the interstate commerce com mission had destroyed tue Twin-Cities flour trade with the orient. president Hill s statement created a sensation and he was plied with questions until he produced the truth of his assertions. Discriminations were necessary, de- dared Mr. Hill. When his road was built he went to Washington state and found that its greatest product was lumber. There was a rate of 90 cents per hundred on lumber to the eastern market. Lumber dealers said they could ship at C5 cents. He knew they could not do it and he made a rate of 40 cents and was shipping large quantities of lumber. This was a dis- crimination against: lumber on the eastern end of the road, but in 10 years mere would be no lumber produced in that section. It was because the oars going oui wun mercnanaist Drought loads back that these low rates could ne mane, wesiaes me merchandise tor the Pacific coast his road handled freight for the orient. Flour Trade Destroyed by l.nn i-resiaeni ju.i men, in reply to a running fire of questions explained his statement that large quantities of flour at one time were shipped from the twin cities to the orient, but that the interstate commerce commission stop ped it. He said that his company was com pelled to file its through rates with the commission. This rate being made public was cut by the rival steamship lines, which were not compelled to make their rates public. His company under the law could not change its rate for seven or eight days, and mean while the other lines took the cargoes. President Hill said there was onlj one safe basis on which a low rate could be made, and that was the low cost of producing the transportation The value of the service is detenmined by the density of the traffic, and that makes the rate. Rates vary with con ditions. In making rates on his road, he said they had to take into consider ation what the country produces. The railroad was charged with the prosper ity of every man who lived on the road if that man worked. DiscusseM Many Problem. Speaking of the great tonnace of the railroads, Mr. Hill warned the commit- tee to be careful and not cripple the business of the country, "not for our- selves." he added, "because before yon get down to us there would be a great many corpses about the country." States." Morton, referring to the rail He spoke of the congestion of freight road question, said the president at eastern ports, and said business was going to the gulf, although 6hip- ping rates to Europe from gulf ports were much higher. Roads east of Chi- cago would have to raise their rates in order to get means to build more exten sive terminals. WHOLE sian warships sighted by the British stealer Selangor this morning have been identified as the fourth division of the Russian second Pacific squad ron, commanded by N'ebogatoff. I-'oks In China Sea. Togio. May 4. Dense fogs prevail in the China and Japan seas. It is stated that the government is definite ly informed that the Baltic fleet was at Port Deit. north of Hankoe bay. on Tuesday, apparently moving its 'an chorage about so as to evade French neutrality. Knsslan Hoatu een. St. Petersburg. May 4. The report is current here that Russian torpedo boats have been seen in the bay of Gensan. Corea. !slnB Port Arthur Milpn. Tokio. May 4. The work of saving the sunken ships at Port Arthur and Chemulpo is progressing satisfactorily to the Japanese. Details are withheld but It is believed to be certain that f ;;e Japanese navy will secure several bat tleships and cruisers. Annies Prepared to Advaaee. Gunshu Pass, May 4. The armies of Nodzu. Oku and Kuroki are concen trated along the line from Tie Pass with the right flank extended north east. Kamamura is northeast and Nogi is west of Tie Pass. The group ing of the Japanese armies indicates that Oyama when he advances will move his right flank first. International Railway Congress Opened at Washington. FAIRBANKS A SPEAKER Delegates Representing Every Road of Importance in World Attend. . Washington, May 4. The Interna tional Railway congress was formally opened today by Vice President Fair- banks. Every railroad of importance in the world was represented. Fair- banks discussed at some length the I purposes of the congress, lie welcom ed the delegates to the United States and congratulated this country that the congress was holding its seventh session here. I object f Meeting, He said in part "The sessions of the Internatinn.nl Railway congress are of far-reaching moment. Thev bring into closer fel lowship distinguished and able repre- sentatives of many nations inspired bv In bring together those who are engaged in promoting the arts of peace, and who are desirous of advancing the wet fare of mankind. They enlarge the circle of international acquaintance and tend to preserve international amity. They exphasize the fact that our common good is to be promoted by the maintenance of a broad, frater nal, international spirit. l-'iivor Arbitration. While deliberating upon methods to promote the efficiency of the railway let us hope that you may cultivate a purpose to promote the adjustment. through the arbitrament of reason, so far as may be done consistently with national honor, of those perplexing problems which sometimes arise to menace the world's peace. The nation which seeks an honorable settlement of differences with its neighbors in some other manner than by the sword is not decadent; it is not wanting in national virility. It is merely mani festing an advanced degree of civiliza tion. It is evidenc ing I lie fact that the barbaric srrain has run out of it? blood." Morton Speuks. Washington, May 4. Many members of the International railway congress were guests last night of the Ameri- can Railway guild at a banquet. Dur jng the speech making Secretary Mor ton took occasion to give fresh expres sion to President Roosevelt's ambition regarding railroad rate legislation. His toast was "The President of the United "wants nothing but that which is right and he is just as anxious that no in justice be done the railroads as he is that justice shall be done to the pub- lie Around World In Seven Seconds. At midnight Secretary Morton open ed a switch on the grounds of the American railway appliance exhibition which started the time signal from the naval observatory on its way around the world. The progress of the signal was illustrated by the delegates to the international railway congress and their friends by electric lights placed on a map of the world. It was thought that owing to war in the far east it might not be possible to make the cir cuit of the earth last night. However, when Morton opened the switch five minutes before midnight, the lights on the map of the United States flashed simultaneously every second until 12 o'clock. A long flash indicated that the signal had been sent, and in just seven seconds every light on the map was lighted, showing according to the explanation that the signal had com pleted its circuit. President Stuyvesant Fish, of the Il linois Central, also spoke. BARGE GOES DOWN WITH ALL ON BOARD Moonbeam R. I. Sunk of During a Gale. Port Judith Heavy Newport, R. I.. May 4 The barge Moonbeam went down off Port Judith last evening during a heavy gale with all on board, including the captain, en gineer, steward and two children of the captain. Editor Acquitted. Grand Rapid-;. Mich.. May 4. The jury In the conspiracy case against K. D. Conger, publisher of the Grand Rap ids Herald returned a verdict of not guilty today. IS ALL UP TO THE SENATE Practice and Procedure Bill Killed Some of the Measures Passed. spnngneici, .May 4. ine primary elections bill, as amended, was pass ed by the senate this morning and im mediately sent to the house where the amendments will be concurred in. Springfield, 111.. May 4. The house refused to concur in the senate amend ments to the primary elections bill. The bill will be returned to the senate Springfield, 111., May 4. The pros pects of adjournment on Saturday were considered good last evening, and the leaders of both house and senate, while not committing themselves, profess to believe that adjournment will come Saturday night. If the gas bill should be amended in the senate it will be next to impossible to adjourn on Sat urday. Practice Hill is Killed. The Illinois practice commission's bill for the regulation of practice and procedure in the state courts was kill ed by the house . Friends of the meas ure charge that the justices of the su preme court are responsible for the defeat of the measure, and threats are made against the senate bill raising the salaries of these justices from $7. 000 to $10,000 when it comes up for passage. This bill originated in the senate and is now before the house. Illll PftMNed by Senate. The senate passed the following bills: Senate bill 427 (Galpin) Giving the boards of review and assessors in Cook county the right to change valuations in off years, the board of review re taining the right of review at all times. Senate bill 321 (Brown) Fixing the standard of butter fat in cream, mak ing it a misdemeanor to sell cream be low grade. House bill 501 (Kerrick) Making it I a misdemeanor to discourage enlist ment in the National Guard. House bill 239, by Green, of Cook, the "anti-mob" bill, was passed JO to 31. It provides fur the vacation of the sheriff's office by proclamation when he allows a prisoner to be lynched. The bill was advanced to second read ing without reference in the senate. Measures Voted by IIoiimc. The house passed the following bills: House bill 110 (Mabry) Codifica tion of pure food laws and setting the standard of grades of food. House bill 11 (Montgomery) Giving license fees for saloons to the road and bridge fund in counties under town ship organizations. House bill 630 Hearn ) Requiring state's attorneys to give 10 days' no tice of suit against corporations for not filing affidavits that they are not in a trust. All pending suits of this character are to be dismissed. Wisconsin Woodmen. Superior, Wis., May 4. The Modern Woodmen state convention elected offi cers as follows: State consul, J. H. Harbeck; Appleton; state clerk- George H. Dodge. River Falls; execu tive board member, A. N. Barte. Beloit THE GREAT RAGING METROPOLITAN HANDICAP WORTH $15,000 FIRST ON NEW BELMONT TRACK AT NEW YORK MARKS ERA IN THE SPORT. .New ork. May 4. The running of the Metropolitan resulted in a dead heat between Sysonby and Race King, Colonial Girl third. New York. May 4. All conditions are favorable for the grand contest this afternoon in the Metropolitan handicap, a mile, worth $15,,',,, at Belmont park. Eighteen horses are entered but several probably will be withdrawn. James R. Keene's entry Delhi and Sysonby. will g to the post favorites. Krn In American Itneinic. The inauguration of the course Is looked forward to as marking a new era in American racing. This great course, which supercedes Morris park in the eastern calendar, is declared to be the equal, if not the superior, of any of the historical racing plants In Kurope. "The Newmarket of Amer ica" Is the soubriquet which ha al ready been applied to Belmont park by those familiar with the world's race courses. PUTNAM GETS SEAT IN SENATE Sue her of Peoria District Loses in Con . test With Republican Claimant. Springfield. 111.. May 4. At a caucus of the republican members of the sen 1 in jail here to serve a 90 days' sen ate held yesterday it was decided to tence of the 1'nited States trust law. seat James S. Putnam, the republican J This is the first instance of a member contestant for the seat of Senator J of a trust being sent to jail in Kansas. RESERVOIR DAM IS AGAIN DYNAMITED St. Mary's Ohio, May I. --Another unsuccessful attempt was male early today to destroy the bulkhead of the lock on the east bank of the Grand reservoir. One charge of dynamite was expioueu. nut tue charge under the upper gates had exploded and a terrible disaster was averted. SHOT FOR SINGING Crowd in Front of Russian Churc h Wantonly Fired Upon. SEVERAL KILLED. SOME HURT Street Traffic Ceases at Warsaw and People Barricade Themselves in Homes. Lodz. May I. Seven persons were fatally wounded by a Cossack patrol yesterday evening who tired into the midst of a crowd singing patriotic songs in front of a church. Further disturbances are anticipated today. Itlsturbnuces nt Wnrwm. Warsaw, May 4. Disturbances oc eitrred in several parts of the city this morning and an extension of the trou bles appears imminent. lliislueMM Censes. Warsaw. May 4. All business and street traffic practically ceased at noon. Offices and the stores were clos ed. Some houses were barricaded. Immense crowds have gone to the Brudno cemetery where the victims of Monday's shootings are buried. First Private Militiit. St. Petersburg. May 4. The govern ment lias granted permission to a rich sugar refiner of Kieff whose properly, was greatly damaged by rioters in March to organize a miniature com pany of liu men to protect his factor ies. 1 his Is the first time an organiza tion of a private militia force has been authorized in Russia. FLOOD LOSSES ARE HEAVY IN SOUTH Little Colorado Subsiding in Arizona But the Damage Great. . is Holbrook, Ariz., May I. Flood wat ers of the Little Colorado river reach ed their highest here at 2 a. in. lodav ana an danger appears to be past. Damage to the region through which the flood came will reach into hun dreds of thousands of dollars. Fire Leaves Little. Home. City, Fans.. May I. Fire ear ly today destroyed the main buildings. leaving only the depot and elevators standing. The loss is $li', '. COURSE OPENED Sticher of the Peoria district. The de cision was reached after a conference lasting fully an hour. MISS RIVES MAY BE MARRIED Wedding of Novelist to Post Wheeler, Writer, is Rumored. Asbury Park. N. J., May I. It is believed here that Miss Hallie Ermine Rives, the novelist, is aliit to be mar ried to Post Wheeler, a magazine writ er. Miss Rives has been a visitor at the Wheeler noinc at Ocean Grove home since eatly la.-t winter. Miss Rives and young Wheeler sail-;d for Europe 10 days ago. Dr. Wheeler said the young couple had gone to Europe together as literary companions to prescute a professional objex-t. Speech Canceled on Old Score. Iowa City. Iowa. May 4. An invita tion to Dr. Custavus He-inrie-hs of the St. Ixuis university to speak at the University of Iowa banquet last night was withdrawn because of attacks on the Iowa I'niveriy made by Hein. richs 2 years ago. Jail Under Kansas Trust Law. La Crosse, Kans., May 4. E. J. Smi ley, secretary of the Kansas Grain IieaJcrs" association, has been placed Prisoner Expected to be Released Under Bond. SHE COLLAPSES AGAIN Final Vote Was Seven to Five for Acquittal Out 12 Hours. New York. May I. Nan Patterson lies very ill in the Tombs prison to day, her nerves completely unstrung by the ordeal of In r trial. Her lawyers worked hard today to secure her re lease at once on bail but up to 2 : Jo had made link or no progress. They have been unable to communicate with the district attornev. New York. May 4. At l:'o0 this morning the jury in the case of Nan Patterson tried for the third time on the charge of murdering Caesar Young, was called into the court room by Recorder Goft". After a delay of 2 minutes Miss Patterson appeared lexik ing pale and in a highly nervous stale. Jury In lllnt-linrurtl. Recorder Goff asked them if they had reached an agreement. Receiving a negative reply he asked if there was any way in which the court could help them. The foreman said there was not and the jury was sent back. At '2 o'clock the jury reported that they wen; hopelessly disagreed and min utes later were formally discharged. Nn ii t ol In itMeil lii Court. Miss Patterson collapsed on the jury's announcement and fainted dead iway. She was assisted from the court by one of her counsel and sev eral court attendants and revived in the ante room. On the second return of the jury Re corder Goff made a personal appeal to the foreman to endeavor again to reach a verdict. The foreman polled the jurors in open court, but they T" not able to agree. ly Now Go Free. Future procedure in the case is un certain. It has been intimated by the district attorney's office that the peo ple probably would not attempt anoth er trial. Should this be the case Miss Patterson would be released either o:i nominal bail or under her own recog nizance and the indictment eventually be quashed. l-it Well. New York. May 4. - Although in a state bordering on complete collapse when she went to the cell early today after the jury had been discharged Nan Patterson soon was quieted and slept peacefully through the night. When the deputy warden made- bis rounds at X o'clock this morning Miss Patterson and lister were still sleeping heavily. eveu t l'lr for c til 1 1 n t. The Associated Press has received information th. jury stood seven to five in favor of acquittal. It was said at the district attorney's office today the prosecution would not oppose the release oi .Nan J'atterson on bail provided the sum is fixed at from $ 1 0,1100 to fjiioiio It Is possible she may be released before night. I unhlr to Tnlk. New York. May I. lawyer Levy went to the Tombs prison shortly before noon today to have a conference! witti Miss Patterson, but found her so pros fratcd as to be enable to talk with him. Mrs. Smith is a'so suffering severely from the effects of the strain. GIRLS KICKED AND BEATEN AT STRIKE Shocking Brutality Shown at Troy, N. Y. Troops May be Called Out. , Troy, N. Y., May I. A crowd of four or five thousand persons surround ed the collar factory f Cluett, Pca lxdy Co.. yesterday, where a strikes had been inaugurated. Girls were kick ed and beaten and esevral women had the ir clothing torn off. The police were overpowered and there Is talk of call ing upon the governor for aid. Edward on Way Home. Paris, May 4 King Edward left Paris today for Indon NEW P00RH0USE AT BURLINGTON BURNS Burlington, Iowa, May 4. The new county building for the poor burned today. All the Inmates were rescued. The loss is $30,000.