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BOMBS 32 AND 33
Two Are Exploded In Downtown
Section of Chicago,
MUCH DAMAGE TO PROPERTY.
Thlrty.three Have Been Thrown In Vi
cinity of Gambling Housea In Two
Yoars Explosion Causes Stampede
In Theater, but No One It Injured.
Hundrcdo of Windows tfroken With
in Radius of a Block.
Chicago, Nov. 1. Two bombs which
exploded with torrlflc forco Jq tho
downtown section of tho city Inst
night caused considerable damngo to
property and created great oxcltomont
Tho first bomb exploded soon aftor
6 o'clock In a building at 2G0 State
street and tho other followed fifteen
minutes later In a building near the
corner of LaSaltu and Madison streets.
In tho Stato stroct building tho Em
Iiro club is located and tho building
at Madison and LaSallo Btrccts liousod
tho Worth Jockey club.
For two yoars bombs havo boon ox
plodcd intermittently In Chicago in
tho vicinity of gambling houses nnd
race bookmakers' establishments. Tin
bombs thrown last night wore the
thirty-second and thirty-third In num
bor that havo boon thrown Jn what is
bollevcd' to bo n qunrrol bctweon syw
dlcntCH of gnmblcrs who opcrato in
violation of tho law.
Tho explosion in Stato street shook
tho heart of tho city and buildings
within a radius of a block wero dam
aged, hundrods of windows having
boon broken. Tho concussion created
havoc Jn tho store room on the first
floor, scattering stock ovor tho floors
and blowing out plato glass window
in tho front and nil tho windows In
tho rear of tho structure.
Panic In Theater.
Many buildings adjacent to the
scene of tho explosion wore damaged,
Including tho Chicago Automobile
club, tho Imperial and Intcr-Oconn ho
tels and tho Premier theater, which
was filled w.lth people when tho bomb
wob fired. Tho detonation frightened
tho audlonco and men and women
rushed for tho street In a pnnlc, bul
no ono wnB Injured.
Tho pollco, arter investigating the
circumstances, found that tho first
bomb had been thrown apparently In
tho upper floors of tho building occu
pled by tho Umpire club, formerly
managed by "Social" Smith and Harrj
Perry. A bomb wna oxplodod thero a
year ago IuhI July. Sirica that time
Smith and Porry aro reported to havt
Bold out tholr lntorests to a now syn
dicnto a fow days ago.
TWELVE KILLED IN MINE
Dynamite Explodes In Cambria Steel
Johnstown, Pa., Nov. 1. Twelve
men wore killed In tho Cambria Stool
compnny's coal m,lno, two miles from
here, as tho result of what Is Bun
posed to have boon a dynamite cxplo
sion. All tho dead nru forolgnors.
Three men escaped with thejr lives
by a perilous climb on Ufa ladders
through poisonous mino gases nnd fall
lng slnto up the BtuBp walla of the
main shaft. At tho tlmo of tho explo
sion only fifteen workmon, all track
layers, wero In tho mine.
KILLS BROTHER AT DINNER
Trivial Quarrel Leads to the Murdei
of Illinois Man.
McLennsboro, III., Nov. 1, Follow
lng a trivial quarrel, Cleveland Hlloj
shot nnd killed his brother, Wcavoi
Riley, and wounded another brother,
Frank. Only ono chargo was fired
from tho shotgun.
Tho brothers woro sented at tho (Un
ner table in tho homo of their father,
Thomas Riley, whon tho qunrrel bo
gnn. The gun was fired through nn
open doorway. Clevolnnd was ar
rested. PUTS STOP TO FOOTBALL
.Awola.4pDeath of Byrne, No More
Games WiNJ3c Played by West Point.
Woat Point, Nov. 1. Becauso of tin
doath of Eugono A. Byrne of Buffalo.
N. Y., no more football will bo played
by tho West Point oleven this year.
This statement was made by Colonel
Hugh I Scott, suporlntendeont of the
TJnJItod States military ncadomy, aftoi
n consultation with tho athletic author
ities of tho academy on tho doath oJ
young Byrne, who expired ns n rosult
of injuries sustained In the Harvard
Haskell Institute Player Killed.
Kansas City, Nov. 2. Roy Spuy
beck, nineteen yoars old, Indian foot
ball player of the second toam of the
Haskell luBtltuto, Lawronce, died
here ns a rosult of Injuries from a
game at Buckner, Mo. Ho playod
right tackle ond as ho received the
hall ho slipped and struck his head.
To Abolish Athletics.
Philadelphia, Nov. 2. Flvo hundred
students of tho Medlco-Chlrurglcal
college held a mass mooting and do
cided to abolish all athletics at tho in
stltutlon because of the death of Mich
ael Burke, a moinber of tho colloge
football team, who waa Injured In a
gamo on Saturday.
Omaha Player Seriously Injured.
Omaha., Nov. 1. Coo Cody, a stu
dent of Cralguton college, had his col
lnrljene broken during a scrmmage
In a game here. His condition is sert
FIX IOWA LIVE 8TOCK RATES
Railroads Propose a New Plan of
Chicago, Nov. 2.- Regrouping of tho
Btnto of Iowa and lower freight rnU-s
probably will result from a rehearing
of n complaint made by tho Com Bolt
Meat Producors' association ngnlnst
tho Iowa railroads, tho hearing of tes
timony having been concluded before
tho luterstnto commerce commission
here. Commissioner Prouty heard tho
concluding testimony nnd arguments
nro to bo made In Washington tho first
two weeks in December. Proceedings
woro bogun by tho complainant body
ngnlnet tho rnllronds in 1907 and' in
Juno, 11)08. tho IntOrstato commorce
commission ordered tho rajlroads to
make n rogrouplng nnd more uniform
A petition for n rehearing wns filed
In Novombcr, 1908, tho association
chnrglng that tho order had been Ig
nored. Tho railroads on Oct. 21 last woro
given until Nov. 1 to comply with tho
orders of tho commission. Tho rail
roads submitted a now plan for ro
grouplng, objecting to tho rates pro
posed as too low. Tho present plan
proposes that tho stato of Iowa be di
vided Into ton groups, with freight
rates ranging from 19 to 23& cents
por hundred pounds on llvo stock.
STATES CAN COLLECT LICENSES
Have Right to Charge for Circular
Washington, Nov. 2. On tho author
ity of tho International Text Book
company, tho supremo court of the
United States dismissed tho appeal of
that company from tho decision of the
United States circuit court for tho dis
trict of Iowa rofuajiig to entertain the
petition of tho text book company, by
menns of which tho company under
took to compol tho city of Ottumwa,
la., to permit tho distribution of the
company's circulars In that city with
out taking out tho license required by
a city ordjnnnco.
Tho toxt book company conducts n
correspondence school at Scranton
Pa., and claiming thnt nil of Its busi
ness was transacted In that stuto took
tho position that nn effort to compel
it to pay a licenso for advertising in
anothor Btnto was an Interference
with interstnto commorco and" thoro
foro contrary to tho constitution of the
Tho federal court In Iown dismissed
tho company's bill on tho ground oi
lack or Jurisdiction and tho effect will
bo to leave that decision standing.
Tho cnBo Is ono of many involving the
right of n company to do buaJnesB In
tho various Btates of tho Union.
REVENUE RECEIPTS LARGE
Surpass Moot Sanguine Expectations
Washington, Nov. 2. Surpassing the
most sangulno oxpectntlons of the
treasury ofllclnls, tho Internal rovenuc
receipts aro bounding upwnrd. Fot
October tho figures show $23,094,434,
an increaso of ?1,G16,735 over tho cor
responding month last year, and thnt
there will bo boiiio additions to the
receipts crodlted to last month's ac
count. So fnr this fiscal year, up tc
Oct. 30, tho Internal revenue receipts
havo run $4,575,999 abend of the same
period last year, tho totals on July 1
CHICAGO GRAIN AND PROVISIONS
Features of the Day's Trading and
Chicago, Nov. 1. An array of bear
Ish nowB and statistics doprcssed tlic
wheat market here today, closing quo
tntiona showing net losses of c tc
:hc. Coarso grains and provisions
also wero weak. Closing prices:
Whoat Dec, $1.04; May, $1.04-$
1.0414; July, 97Vic
Corn Doc, 58TCc; May, COc.
OatB Dec, 39!)ic; May, 42c.
Pork Jan., $19.C7M..; May, $19.32A
Lard Oct., $11.4714: May, $11.15."
Rib., Oct., $10.20; May, $10.15.
Chicago Live Stock.
Chicago, Nov. 1. Cattle Rccolpts,
22,000; 10c lower; boevos, $3.90f?9.00;
Texas steers, $3.754;85; western
Bteors, $4.257.5l); stockors and feed
ors, $2.00r.G5; cows and hoifors
$3.005.10; calves, $6.258.50. Hogs
Receipts, 28.000; stoady; I.lght, $7.21
(IT7.80; mixed. $7.40(8)7 97; heavy,
$7.35(88.00; rough, $7.35&7.55; good
to chotco heavy, $7.55S.0O; pigs,
$5.597.30; bulk of salos, $7.757.9).
Sheop Rocolpts, 35,000; Btendy to 10c
lower; natlvaa, $2.504.70; westerns,
$2.70fJ4.7u; yoarlings. $4.5005.50;
lamlrs, natives. $4.25(7.50; wostorns,
South Omaha Live Stock.
South Omaha, Nov. 1. Cattle Re
delpts, 10,000; slow to shade lower;
native steors, $4.754f8-00; cowa and
hoifors, $3.005.00; western steers
$3 50ijjr..50: stockcrs and feodors
$2.76(84.50. Hogs Receipts, 2.C0O;
5c h.lghor; heavy, $7.707.85; mixed
$7.717.75; light, ?7.C07.75; pigs
$.267.25; bulk of salos, $7.707.75
Shoep Recolpts, 22,000; slow, shade
lowor; yearlings, $4,7506.25; wethers,
$4.00g4 5; ewes, $3.754.25; larab3
LOBBY OF 500 MEN
Waterway People to Send Del
egation to Washington.
ADOPT TAFT'S SUGGESTION,
WIN Demand That Congress Deepen
Mississippi River Declare Mini
mum Depth of Fourteen Feet Is Nec
essary Popular Bonds In Small De
nominations Will Be Urged Action
Follows Day of Oratory.
Now Orleans, Nov. 2. Adopting
President Tuft's suggestion that tho
time for oratory was past, tho lako to
tho gulf doep waterways convention,
to the nccompanlment of cheers, decid
ed to send 500 lobbyists to Washing
ton to demand that congress deepen
tho Mississippi river. Tho actjon of
tho convention followed a day of ora
tory. Tho resolutions wero long. They
declared that the federal government
"should nnd shall without needless de
lay, enter upon a definite policy and
plan of waterway development, begin
ning with the Improvement of tho Mis
sissippi and Illinois rivers, as n main
trunk of a great waterwaya Bystem, in
such a way as to get an efiectlvo navi
gation between tho gulf or Moxlco and
the great lakes; such main trunk Una
to bo developed with no disparagement
of nnd constnnt reference to tho con
current development of tributaries."
Tho resolutions next recited tho rea
sons for theso demands, ono of which
was that tho Mississippi valley con
tains more than half of tho population
of tho United Slates.
Popular bonds In Bmall denomina
tions for populnr Issuo wns ono of tho
things urged upon congress, and "the
dovolopment of tho waterways as nn
Investment, rather than ns a succes
sion of piecemeal experiments," was
But above all, It was Insisted that n
minimum depth of fourteon feet nt low
water was tho ono cardinal prlnciplo
of the association.
TAFT DAY AT JACKSON, MISS.
Three-Ringed Circus and Balloon As
cension Are Added Features.
JnckBon, Miss., Nov. 2. President
Taft, a threo-ring circus, a gala day
at tho state fair, a balloon asconslon
and n thrilling parachute leap gavo
Jackson a share of honors unlquo and
unparalleled In tho history of tho old
city. Tho president visited tho state
fair and tho stato fair gavo return
chocks to all who wanted to see the
clrcuB across tho street and In this
way a combination of tho three great
attractions was formed. Tho balloon
ascension was free for all.
"Undo Joe" Cannon wns to have
been nn added feature, but ho had
been summoned to Illinois on business
nnd passed through Jackson without
Secretary of War Dickinson re
joined the presidential party. Presi
dent Taft loft for Columbus, Miss., the
blrthplaco of Secretary Dickinson. He
will spend threo hours thero and will
reach Birmingham, Ala., at 7:30
o'clock this ovcnlng. Tho railroads
handled 30,000 excursionists Into Jack
son and' they wero fairly saturated
CAPTURED BY CANNIBALS
Two Englishmen and Three Chinamen
Killed In Admiralty Islands.
Manila, Nov. 2. Rear Admiral So
breo reports thnt when tho United
States Pacific fleet touched at Admi
ralty Jslnnds it was learned that re
cently cannibals from tho Islands cap
tured a boat containing threo English
men nnd threo Chinese. One of the
Englishmen, who escaped through the
connivance of a friendly tribe, said
his companions were killed and eaten.
GREEK REVOLT AT AN END
Torpedo Boat Recaptured, but Tibaldos
Is Still at Large.
Athens, Nov. 1. Four British war
ships havo arrjved nt Phalerum, near
Piraeus. The rebellion, for tho tlmo
bolng, at least. Is at an end. The last
of tho naval vossels in tho hnnds of
tho mutinous naval officers has been
recovered, the torpedo boat destroyer
Volos returning to tho arsenal. Llou
tenant Tibaldos, however, Is still at
BODY OF ITO AT TOKYO
People of High and Low Degree Unite
In Paying Tribute.
Tokyo, Nov. 2. The body of Prince
Ito, who was assassinated Oct. 25 by a
Korean at Harbin, Manchuria, was re
ceived in thja city with honors consist
ent with the distinguished career oi
tho Japanese statesman.
Tho body will Ho in state at the
resldonco until Thursday, when the
funeral will bo held.
White Slaver Sentenced.
Now York, Oct. 30. Wolf Katz. who
said he wns a real estate dealer, was
convicted before Justices Olmsted,
Wyntt and Moss In special session of
trafficking In womon nnd was sen
tonced to a term of elevou months in
tho penitentiary and a fine of $500.
Forest Fires Under Control.
Deadwood, S. D., Nov. 2. It Js now
believed that the big forest fires thai
havo been raging through the Black
Hills for the past week aro well under
control. The soldiers are making good
progress In checking the main fire
The Leading Dealer in
Groceries and Provisions
Fresh and Cured Meats
Northwest Corner Box Butte Avenue
and Montana Street
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Best Equipped, Most UptoDate Exclusive
Meat Market in Western Nebraska
Shop open from 6:30 a. m. to 7 p. m.; Saturday and pay days,
open till 9 p. m.; not open on Sunday during winter
Prompt Attention to Phone Orders
We purchase good dressed beef and pork in the carcass. Call
at our shop before selling
I. W. Herman, Prop.
Miss Rose C. Herman
Cashier and Uookkeener
Jos. Skala. . Meat Cutter
Jake H. Herman Stock Buver
Louis Skala Sausnecmakers
John IJerilian ( and Butchers
Win. C. Herman - Delivery Boy
Residence Phone, 375
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