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AND ROOSEVELT :"v prater Replies DENIES ACTING IMPROPER Wu» ••fitter Accuses fUpubftsan j|f Presidential Candidate of Consort Ing With Standard Oil Magnates 11® Himself and Declares That the Pres „||ldent'e Action* Indicate a Guilty Conscience. fej IS Cincinnat i, Sept. M.—Senator Iter* iker has issued a statement replying to the recent charges made by Will lain R. Hearst and President Roose velt. In addition he bitterly assails Hearst, Taft and the president, charg ing Taft with consorting with Stan dard Oil magnates himself and declar ing that President Roosevelt's actions Indicate a guilty conscience. In the opening paragraph Mr. For •ker declares that the president allowed bias in accepting as true all the charges. He denies that he acted Improperly in accepting employment from the Standard Oil company, says that there was no secret about it and produces letters to prove that after tie government began its attack upon He Standard Oil he declined to accept ft retainer from them. He charged that Mr. Hearst had other letters in Addition to those which he gave out Mid that these other letters, if made public at the same time, would have ihowed how harmless was his connec tion with the Standard people. RESIDENT A FOUR-FLUSHER i-fclHIl Riftwei to Klliiwli ill it am Interview. .1 Kansas City, Sept. 26.—Governor ftpharles N. Haskell, treasurer of the Democratic national committee,passed through Kansas City en route from fcls home at Guthrie to Chicago, where to goes to confer with William J. Bry an and the leaders of the Democratic national organization regarding the tiharges recently made against the governor by President Roosevelt and William R. Hearst. Govornor Haskell, during the brief stop in Kansas City fcetween trains, talked freely with u press representative. He repeated litany of the statements made at Guth rie in his open letter issued to the As •oclated Press In which he took Mr. Rearst to task, but declined to reply ftt this time to the additional accusn -tlonn put out in New York Thursday flight by Mr. Hearst. In this state ment Mr. Hearst said: "Mr. Haskell Is not only a Standard '»11 tool and a crooked railroad pro moter, but a steel trust organizer." Governor Haskell denied that he in landed to resign his position as treas urer of the Democratic national com ^Mttee. Regarding Mr. Hearst's charge Coupling him with the steel trust Has ltell said he felt highly honored at be Ing classed with Schwab, Carnegie •nd J. P. Morgan. Ho denied that he had been In New York city in 18% at a gold Democratic meeting In Mad laon Square Garden and applauded at tacks upon Mr. Bryan. He declared that President Roosevelt "Is the big -ffest four-flusher in the political busi ness today," and added: "You ought to hear what they think (Wt the rascal down in Oklahoma." ^THROUGH FOR THE PRESENT feltoossvelt Will Not Reply to Any More Challenges. Washington, Sept. 26.—President ^Hoosevelt announces that he will not at present respond to any more chal lenges or communications from Will lam J. Bryan, Govornor Haskell or Chairman Mack regarding Mr. Hearst's exposures connecting Gover &ftor Haskell and the Bryan campaign #With the Standard Oil corporation. Regarding Governor Haskell's re Piponae to the president's second at k tack on the government's relations With Standard Oil Secretary Loeb ft lays: "Governor Haskell's attempt at de those is rambling and the president '«ill not dignify it by giving it any fublio attention." •-4 Fighting Hard to Save Homes. Port Arthur, Ont., Sept. 26.—Forest ?-j|rea are sweeping over a large area Along the line of the Canadian North ern railroad near Kashaboiwe and have run south over a strip of terri tory ten miles along the railway. Set Hers in O'Connor and Marks town «hlps are having a hard fight to save thflr homes. f*Preed Nomination on Hlifi. Son cord, N. H., Sepi. 26.—The Denv #cratic state convention held here dominated George H. Bingham of Matt' theater for governor after a letter and telegram had been read from Judge MlaCham positively refusing the place pTour presidential electors werv tohosen. Hill Writes to Bankers. Uaooln, Neb., Sept. 26.—A comma Steatlon from Jaraes J. Hill and an ad 4vaas by James Lawrence Laughlin -of Chicago university were features the Nebraska bunkers' convention. Mr. Hill declared the bank guaranty •hMM tha latest financial fad. DiO ROOSEVELT DEMAND IT? T. Coleman Du Pont to Retire From Speaking Bureau. Washington, Sept 26.—Secretary fcOCb, when asked regarding a pub lished report that Chairman Hitch cook of the Republican national com 1 cook of the Republican national com-' to Hearst's S Fearful Collision on the Recent Charges. T. COLEMAN DU PONT. from the directorship of the bureau of campaign speaking, said that it has been expected here for some days that Mr. Du Pont would resign his office. Mr. Loeb added that he understood the resignation would be voluntary. New York, Sept. 2G.—T. Coleman Du Pont said as to reports that he was about to resign the directorship of the Republican national commit tee's bureau of campaign speaking that he had heard nothing and knew nothing about the matter. CANDIDATE TAFT IK THE HAWKEYE STATE Maker "Speeches at a Number of Points in Iowa. Clinton, la., Sept. 26.—Iowa wel comed William H. Taft and listened to his voice throughout the day as his special train touched at Clinton, Dav en port, Muscatine, Wapella, Burling ton, Ottumwa and Des Moines. Governor Cummins headed a com mittee of escort, which also had as a member John J. Lacey, who Is the governor's opponent for the senat and Representative Walter I. Smith. B. F. Carroll, nominee for governor, and a number of local leaders. Mr. Taft's voice, which had troubled him much, was in decidedly better condition when he addressed a large crowd in l)e Witt park at Clinton. The candidate devoted himself to the labor question, reiterating what he has heretofore said on that subject, by holding up the Republican legisla tive record In comparison with Deni ocratic promises, and finally pledging himself to do everything In his power, if elected, as he expressed confidence he would be, to put labor on an exact equality before the law with all other citizens. Governor Cummins preceded Mr Taft In sn address in which he pledged the national ticket the most hearty support. Judge Taft's voice, though evidenc ing continued improvement under the constant attention of Dr. Richardson, was not adequate to reach half of those who filled the courthouse grounds at Davenport to see and lis ten to the candidate. The speech was preceded by a parade through the profusely docorated streets and the schedule was extended to permit of a longer meeting than had been planned. WELL RECEIVED IN OHIO. Bryan Qreatiy Pleated With His Greeting There. Indianapolis, Sept. 26.—William J. Bryan made a brief stop here en route to Terre Haute. Aboard his car on his journey from Cincinnati to this city the Democratic candidate ex pressed himself as greatly pleased with his reception in Ohio. The num bers that greeted him and the enthu siasm shown, he said, exceeded any thing he had before experienced In his campaigns in Ohio. Asked by one of his friends how he was standing the trip Mr. Bryan replied that he was in form. "I never felt better ta ay life," be tald. So far Mr. Bryan has not undertak en the preparation of his reply to President Roosevelt's letter and it is not probable that he will do SO fot a day or two. Britons Fail to Get an Order. Glasgow, Sept. 26.—The British ship builders who made tenders for the construction of sixteen small warships for the Argentine navy failed to se cure a single order. The German and Dutch builders were under their Brit lsh rivals in price and all the will be built on the Continent. South Dakota Bank Robbed. Sioux Falls, S. D., Sept. 26.—The Colton Savings bank at Colton, north west of Sioux Falls, was burglarized The thieves escaped In an automobile They obtained less than 1,000. AS? JYY£||TY"FPE DIE IN'WS Northern Pacific. SNOW CAUSES DISASTER Freight Train Flagman Unable to Sig nal Engineer of Passenger Follow ing and Collision Results—Scene of the Accident Presents an Indiscrim inate Mass of Human Flesh and Wreckage. Livingston, Mont., Sept. 26.—North ern Pacific passenger train No. 16, oastbound, collided with a freight train at Youngs Point and twenty-five per sons, Including the engineer, fireman und brakeman, were killed. Snow was falling and for this reason the freight train flagman could not make his presence known to the passenget engineer. The express car telescoped the smoker and practically all the casualties occurred In the latter car. Further reports from the wreck at Youngs Point say identification of the dead is impossible as yet and ma never be complete, as the scene pre sents an indiscriminate mass of hu man flesh and wreckage. St. Paul, Sept. 26.—An official dls patoh received at the headquarters of the Northern Pacific railroad in this city says that In the wreck of passen ger train No. 16 at Youngs Point. Mont., nineteen people were killed and eleven Injured, more or less seri ously. HARRY THAW IN CONTEMPT Warrant Issued for His Appearance in Pittsburg. PlttBburg, Sept. 26.—An order ol Judge Archbald adjudging Harry K. Thaw in contempt of court was filed in the United States district court here by counsel for Roger O'Mara, the trustee of Thaw's estate. The order decrees that a warrant be issued to the United States mar shal directing him to apprehend and bring him here to answer in the prem ises and further be dealt with ac cording to law. The warrant directing that Thaw be brought into court was given to United States Marshal Stephen P. Stone. Marshal Stone said that he had no right to serve the warrant outside of the Western district of Pennsylvania and to the best of his knowledge Thaw was not In his j'"ris diction. On this account the warrant will doubtless be returned marked "non est investus." LITTLE DAMAGE LIKELY. Fires Break Out in Minnesota's Na tional Forest. Washington, Sept. 2b.—Forest fires have broken out on the Minnesota na tional forest, says a telegram received by the forest service from Supervisor Marshall, but the government officers appear to have the situation in hand The fires are reported as having start ed mostly from the railroad. Forest officers in Washington de clare there is little danger of any widespread damage to the Minnesota national forest, though the genera! conditions are so bad that until heavy rains have fallen there is bound to be anxiety. The damage done by the present fires has been confined to the loss of very young growth. BRIDGE FOREMAN KILLED. Police Say Labor Troubles Was Cause of Murder. Chicago, Sept. 26.—J. Lynch, night foreman for the Wisconsin Bridge and Iron company, was mysteriously mur dered near a new bridge which the comptny Is erecting at Thirl y eighth street and Center avenue. The police state that they believe Lynch was shot while defending the bridge from would-be dynamiters, as one shot had been fired from his revolver. Lynch had been shot twice. Police Captain Collins stated that the bridge company had had labor troubles and that the men at present working on the bridge had been threatened with violence. Decree in Vanderbilt Case. New York. Sept. 2fi.—Mrs. Elsie French Vanderbilt, former wife of Al fred G. Vanderbilt, has been awarded the custody of their only child, Will iam Henry Vanderbilt, six years old. Justice Gerard of the supreme court issued the final order to that effect and at the same time signed the final decree absolutely divorcing the paid. Mr. Vanderbilt may see his little son. however, at any time, with the court's approval, after having given five days' notice to Mrs. Vanderbilt. Less Cholera at Manila. Manila, Sept. 26.—The epidemic of cholera is believed to have reached its height and to be diminishing. The daily average of cases in this city has fallen below thirty and a low death rate indicates that the plague is present in a form light and not virulent. Alfred McVeigh, a govern ment employe from Columbus, O., who was aUrlckea several days ago, is dead. NATURE CK AKD A WOMAN'S WORK LYDIA E. PINKHAM Nature and a woman's work com bined have produced the grandest remedy for woman's ills that the world n as eve know n. In the good old-fashioned days of! our grandmothers they relied upon i the roots and herbs of the field to I cure disease and mitigatu suffering, The Indians on our Western Plains to-day can produce roots and herbs for every ailment, and cure diseases that baffle the most skilled physicians who have spent years in the study of drugs. From the roots and herbs of the field Lydia E. llnkham more than thirty years ago gave to the women of the world a remedy for their pe culiar ills, more potent and effica cious than any combination of drugs. Lydia E. Pinkliam's Vegetable Compound is now recognized as tin standard remedy for woman's ills. Mrs. Bertha Muff, of 515 N.C. St., Louisiana, Mo., writes: Complete restoration to health means so much to me that for the sake of other suffering women am willing to make my troubles public. For twelve years I had been suffer ing with the worst forms of female ills. Din ing that time I had eleven different physicians without help. No tongue can tell what I suffered, and at times 1 could hardly walk. About two years ago I wrote Mrs. Pinkham for advice. I followed it, and can truly say that Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com pound and Mrs. Pinkham's advice re stored health and strength. It is worth mountains of gold to suffering women." What Lydia E. Pinkham's Vege table Compound did for Mrs. Mufi it will do for other suffering women CABINET HOLDS MEETING. First Session Since June Discusses Political Situation. Washington, Sept. 26.—The firsi meeting of the cabinet held since June, when the meetings were discon tinned for the summer because of tin president's going to Oyster Bay on hi vacation, was held here. Every mem ber except Secretary of State Ro' was present. This is the first cabin, meeting which Secretary of n Wright had attended, as he was a i pointed since the last meeting took place. The general political situation was discussed. Ohio Woman Returns to Nature. Dayton, O., Sept. 26.—Declaring her disgust with modern fashions Mrs. Lulu Kreitzer, aged forty, a widow, re turned to nature and appeared on the street nude. When the police were summoned the woman entered her home and, after firing two bullets int her stomach, set fire to the house and defied the officers. The door was brok en down and the woman was found in a dying condition. MARKET QUOTATIONS. Minneapolis Wheat. Minneapolis, Sept. 26.—Wheat Sept., $102% Dec., $1.03 May, $1. 07%. On track—No. 1 hard, $1.05% @1.or% No. 1 Northern, $1.04% (ft 1.01% No. 2 Northern, $1.03%(fi 1.03% No. 3 Northern, 99%c@$1.01%. Duluth Wheat and Flax. Tuluth, Sept. 26.—Wheat—On track —No. 1 hard, $1.04% No. 1 Northern, $1.04% No. 2 Northern, $1.01%: Sept., $1.03% Dec., $1.02% May, $1. 0t% Oct., $1.04. Flax—To arrive, on trr.ck and Sept., $1.23% Oct.. $1.23% Nov., $1.23% Dec., $1.21% May. $1.26%. St. Paul Union Stock Yards. St. Paul, Sept. 26.—Cattle—Good to choice steers, $6.00® 6.75 fair to good, $F.firstname.lastname@example.org good to choice cows and heifers, $4.00^5.00 calves, $3.75tfr 6.00. Hogs—$6.50'?r6.75. Sheep—• Wethers, $3.50® 3.75 yearlings, $4.00 @4.25 lambs, $3.50^4.25. Chicago Grain and Provisions. Chicago, Sept. 26.—Wheat—Sept., $1.00% |ec., $1.01% May, $1.04%. Corn—Sept., 79%c Oct., 76c Dec., C6%c May, 65%c. Oats—Sept., 46% f(4fi%c Dec., 49%(ft49%c May, 51%c. Pork—Sept., $15.25 Oct., $15.25 Jan.. $16.90 May. $16.85. Butter—Cream erles, l&(fii24c dairies, 17(?f20c. Eggs —17£?20c. Poultry—Turkeys, 14@15c chickens, 10%® 11c springs, 11)4# 12c. Chicago Union Stock Yards. Chicago, Sept. 26.—Cattle—Beevec $email@example.com Texans, $3.60 West erners, $3.40f/6.00 stockers an. feeders. $2.60fi,4.55 cows and heifer $1.75(^5.60 calves, $6.00(ft 8.25. Ho —Light, $6.5061-7.20 mixed, $6.55!i. 7.35 heavy, $6.50©7.40 rough, $6.5! @6.75 good to choice heavy, $6.75'?) 7.40 pigs, $firstname.lastname@example.org. Sheep, $2.25Vt 4.20 yearlings, $email@example.com lambs, «9 tn/rf r, 7A a IVVpft, MADISON, fs'ext T.rev in Rnie. Washington, Sept. 26.—The nex: meeting of the International Fisherj Congress will be held In Rome, Italy, in 1911. This decision was reached when an invitation to meet in that city was extended by Decio Vlnce guerra of the royal fish cultural sta tlon In Rome. The congress will be held on the occasion of the fiftieth an niversary of the Italian union. Slight Frost Checks Cholera. St. Petersburg, Sept. 26.—Sharp frost and clear weather have contrib JUtod to check the spread of the chol era epidemic. For the past twenty four hours 357 new cases and 1fi2 deaths were reported at the municipal hospitals. This is a slight improve ment. Among the deaths reported is that of an instructor in the St. Peters, burg university. School Strike in Race War. Topeka, Kan., Sept. 26.—Sixty white pupils went on strike at the Lincoln school, a ward school here. They walked out and paraded up and down the street, declaring they would never enter the doors of the school again un til the negro pupils are excluded It is feared that the strike will spread to other v. .ii -eli is sr- ~s y' 28m Pound TONE BROS., Des Moines, Iowa. I E v e y o n e who appreciates coffee of the better fort 5.5 capti vated by the mellow rich ness, the refreshing flavor and the substantia! good ness of OLD GOLDEN —superb qualifies resulting from a skillful blending of "Old Crop" coffees. OLD GOLDEN is truly un usual—as good as coffee can be made —far better than most of if, it is made. COFft* THE BASIS Of WEALTH andOthe demand for Lake County farms is increasing. If you are search of a Home in a Good Climate where you can raise Wheat, Oats Barley Corp Potatoes and in fact everything adapted to this latitude and wheie you can successfully carry on airying & Stock Raising mud where your family will have the advantage* of GOOD SOCIETY GOOD SCHOOLS GOOD CHURCH FACILITIES Then come and see me, and I will sliow ^ou iust what you want If you are renting land now, paying $3 to $5 annual rental I wi]l show you iust as good land and sell it to you at what you will pay out in rental where you are in three yer\rs, and will give you easy terms ol payment If you want geed location in Madison I A lar^e number of substantial buildings have been built ir Madison the past season and the city is steadily growing in population. Correspondence Solicited SOUTH DAKOTA. ALLEGES BREACH OF PROMISE TO MARRY New York Actress Sues Son ol Senator Elkins, Phllllppi, W. Ta„ Sept. 2«.—The fll tag here of a suit for $100,000 dam ages on an allegation of breach ol promise to marry by Louise Lonsdale a New York actress, against Blain* Elkins, youngost son of United States Senator Stephen B. Elkins, has caused a sensation. The young man is a brother ot Katherine Elkins, who Is reported en gaged to marry the Duke of Abruzzi A summons was served on young El kins at his country home at Elkins W. Va., to appear before United States Judge Dayton and mswer the charge The date of the formal hearing wlli bo chosen later. In a talk over the long distance tel ephone Senator Elkins, who Is at El kins, W. Va., admitted the null an*" paid: "My son never promised to mam this young woman and there is noth in- in it. He denies the whale charge sbsolutely." It's a pity when sick ones drug the stemach or stimulate tho Heart and Kidneys. Thot is all wrong! 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