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THE NORFOLK WEEKLY NEW&JOURNAL.
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NORFOLK NEBRASKA Kill DAY NOVEMBER 8. li)07. )
HARRINGTON AND WE8TOVER BY
AT LEAST 400.
THEIR VICTORY 18 CONCEDED
Later Returns From the Western End
of the Fifteenth Judicial District
Show That Judges Harrington and
Westover Have Won.
O'Neill , Nob. , Nov. 7. Special to
The Nowu : Later returns , which have
bean coming In from the western end
of the Fifteenth judicial district , Indl-
cato the ro-clectlon of Judges J. J ,
Harrington and W. II. Wostover by
about 100 votes at least.
The republican central committee In
the district , whose headquarters are
) n O'Neill , Imvo conceded the ro-elec-
tlon of Harrington and Westover.
BROWN COUNTY RETURNS.
Harrington and Westovor Carried the
Alnsworth , Nob. , Nov. 7. Special to
The News : Brown county was car
ried by llccse and the republican state
ticket and by Harrington and \Vcstov-
y vr for district Judges.
Drown county returns were as usual
flow In coming in but they are now
liero and the canvass shows these lie-
urea : Itcese 480 ; Loomlu 28-i ; Audor-
ton 4C5 , CouplnmlIBS , Mlllard 210 ,
Sundean 25G ; Clark 012 ; Douglas 301 ,
Jonckes 378 , Harrington 412 , West-
Hceso gains a majority over LoomU
of 100. Harrington carried the county
over Jenckes , high man , by 34 votes ,
AVfHtover by CO.
The county election resulted in the
election of Jarvls , rep. , county clerk ;
Plorsall , rep. , sheriff ; DeLoug , dem. ,
treasurer ; Potter , dom. , county judge ;
Johnston , rep. , county superintendent ;
Pettljohu , rop. , assessor ; Gardner ,
rep. , surveyor ; Black , rep. , coroner ;
Chester , rop. , commissioner First dis
trict ; Stoll , dem. , commissioner in
BROWN COUNTY REPUBLICAN.
Republican County Officers Were
Long Pine , Neb. , Nov. 7. Special
to The News : Long Pine gave Reese
88 , Cob-mis 31 , Douglas 50 , Jeuckos Cl ,
.Harrington G8 , Westover 69. The re
publican county olllcors wore elected.
Pluralities in Knox %
Niobrara , Nob. , Nov. 7. Special to
The News : Thcro were five demo
crats and four republicans elected In
Knox county. Following were the
majorities : Clark ( dem. ) 2C5 for
county clerk ; Daulelfaou ( rep. ) 508for
treasurer ; Sauuders ( dem. ) 453 for
clerk of district court ; Keller ( rep. )
38 for county judge ; Burues ( rep. ) 51
for sheriff ; Murphy ( dem. ) 58 for
county superintendent ; Seeley ( dem. )
46 for surveyor ; Johnson ( rop. ) 91
for coroner ; Bayha ( dem. ) 03 lor as
Cumlng County Results.
West Point , Neb. , Nov. 7. Special
to The News : The following county
oJllcers wore elected In Cumlug coun
ty , all democrats excepting Miss Mil
ler for superintendent and Dr. Lingen-
folder for coroner : William Malchow ,
jr. , sheriff ; Fred Thletje , treasurer ;
W. II. Harstick , clerk ; Lewis Dcwald ,
Judge ; Joseph C. Pinker , clerk of the
district court ; C. A. Heller , county
surveyor ; John Clatanoff , county as
sesbor. The county gave Ueeso 27G ,
Loomls 1197 , Oleson 1180 , Graves
Socialist for Regent.
Lincoln , Nov. 7. W. C. Rodgers ,
Socialist , has been elected regent of
th State university to fill the vacancy
caused by resignation , lie will hold
office until Jan. 1. Rodgers was elect
d because he was the only candidate
tor the position , the other candidates
filing for the full term beginning in
Lewis M. Runyan Dead.
Iowa City , la. , Nov. 7. Lewis M
Runyan , aged eighty-three , is dead a1
tals homo In Iowa City. He was a
pioneer educator , merchant and post
RECEIVER FORPRINT WORKS
Financial Stringency Hits Big Toxtlle
Concern , Though Solvent.
North Adams , Mass. , Nov. 7. Ken
rjr E. Warner of Boston was appointee
iccolver of the Arnold print works of
this city , ono of tbo largest textile
concerns in the country , by the Unit
d States circuit court at Boston. Tha
corporation has a large printing fac
tory here , with offices la New York
and Boston , and owns the Beaver and
Eclipse cotton mills of North Adams
tbe Willlamston Manufacturing com
pany'o mills of Wllltamstown and tin
North Pownall Manufacturing com
pany's mills of North Pownall , Vt.
The corporation has liabilities o ;
19,500,000 and assets estimated at
$15,000,000. Of tbo liabilities , (6,600 ,
000 Is represented by proralnorj
notes and obligations to bank * . The
corporations It declared to be solvent
but owing to the stringency of the
money market was obliged to have a
receiver appointed in order to con
serve its interests. The mills and
print works have been doing an 1m
Dense business , and , according to the
receiver , will continue In operation
vThe print work's and allied mills am
SIOUX CITYJOURNAL FIRELess
Loss About $70,000 Flames Start In
Sioux City , la. , Nov. 7. LOBS
amounting to about $70,000 was suf
fered by tbo plant of Parkins Bros. ,
publishers of the Sioux City Jaurnal ,
In flru yesterday. Insurance of about
$50,000 partially covered the Ions.
Files of the paper since 1870 wore
saved , but the Interior of the printing
department la almost a total loss.
The lire la thought to have started
from a match carelessly thrown aside
by a newsboy. A few pages under
neath a table started to burn and the
llatnes spread despite frantic efforts.
The roof caved in on the big press.
Typo melted and ran into shapeless
masses. The bindery Buffered a Be-
voro IOHS. George D. Parkins , presi
dent of the Journal company , took
the loss calmly.
The morning Journal Is now being
printed on the Tribune's press and the
Evening Journal has been temporarily
WO PROMINENT HOLLAND OFFI
CIALS LOSE LIVES.
TOGETHER WITH THEIR WIVES
Minister of State , Jonkheer van Pan-
huys , His Brother , Mayor Leek , and
Both Their Wives Drive Into Canal
In Dense Fog.
, " 'ojn , Holland , Nov. 7. The
Wo'j * - Tonkheer van Pan-
mys , n. . . 7' ° r'o 7/ Jr Leek , and
) oth their wi A > c/0/ drowned last
night while driving. ' '
Their carriage fell into a canal dur-
ng a dense fog.
HUNTERS' NARROW ESCAPE.
Flames Were Close to Camp When
South Dakotans Were Aroused.
Gregory , S. D. , Nov. 7. Three Greg
ory men , Messrs. Hurlbert , Wilson and
White , together with "Ililly , " their
cook , had an exciting experience while
ngagcd in duck hunting at Dog Ear
The men had had good success and
md succeeded In killing a large mini' '
) er of ducki ( . While sleeping the
sleep of tired hunters they suddenly ,
at about 2:80 : in the morning , were
aroused from their slumber by the
shouting of parties on the opposite
side of the lake.
The other hunters had realized the
) erll of the Gregory men and saved
heir lives by arousing them from
heir slumber at the time they did ,
'or ' a fierce prairie fire was about upon
hem , and had they not been aroused
when they were It is almost certain
hey could not have made their escape.
Hurriedly dressing the four men Im
mediately set about the task of set-
.Ing backfires and after strenuous ef
forts succeeded In burning off a space
sulllclent to save their camp , horses
ind themselves from the fierce flro
swooping down upon them. It was a
remarkably narrow escape from a horrible
RAYMOND HITCHCOCK IN COURT
Missing Actor Appears , Pleads Not
Guilty and Furnishes Ball.
New York , Nov. 7. Raymond Hitch
cock , the actor who disappeared sev
ral days ago , after "ho had been In
dieted on charges preferred by several
oral young glrla , appeared in court
Hltohcook wa arraigned upon only
one of the six Indictments against
him , to which ho pleaded' not guilty
and furnished ball. He was paroled
in custody of his counsel upon the
other five. .His . counsel said the actor
had not been out of New York , bu
had been suffering from nervous pros
tratlon as a result of the charges
This , he said , was the first day he had
been able to go out.
Hitchcock looked palo and haggard
and showed signs of Illness. He said
he had decided to face his accusers
and try to win back the confidence of
bis friends and the public.
" 1 am innocent. " he said , "and the
only way for me to prove It is to stand
trial. I am prepared to fight It out
now and I'll go through with It. "
BLOWS HIMSELF TO ATOMS
Plttsburg Brlckmaker Ends Life With
Stick of Dynamite ,
Plttsburs , Nov. 7. In a fit of de
spondency John Lectat , aged fifty , a
brlckmaker employed near Imperial ,
blew himself to atoms. Watting until
all other occupants of tha house had
left , he placed a stick of dynamite , to
which he had attached a slow fuse ,
under his bed , laid down and coolly
awaited the explosion. Tbo furniture
was demolished , the house wrecked
and1 pieces of Leotat's body and frag
ments of the bedding wora blown in
Threatens to Attack Pure Peed Law.
Lincoln , Nov. 7. Attorney E. H.
Starns of Chicago has notified Food
Commissioner Johnson that unless ho
revokes his ruling that the net weight
of soap must bo stamped on all pack
ages , he will contest the validity Cif
the entire pure food law. Ho advlsos
Mr. Johnson to exempt soap manufact
urers from the provisions of tbo law
or suffer the consequences. The food
commissioner haa replied that the law
will bo enforced and Mr. Sterns can
take luou notion as he MM at.
GEORGE WRIGHT OF BUTTE HAS
HIS LEG AMPUTATED.
HE BROKE BONE IN RUNAWAY
Blood Poisoning Followed the BreakIng -
Ing of a Bone by a Butte Man and
He Is In a Serious Condition , Fol
Unite , Nob. , Nov. 7. G. S. Wrlghl
died at 1 o'clock this morning.
Butte , Nob. , Nov. 7. Special to The
News : Gcorgo Wright , who last Fri
day broke his leg at tha' ankle In a
runaway , suffered from blood poison
ing as a result of the accident and
yesterday underwent an operation In
which his leg was amputated above
BANK CLERK TO FACE COURT
Carl Spencer to Be Tried for His Al
leged Peculations ,
Des Molnab , Nov. 7. Carl M.
Bpenoer U to bo trlud at the Novom-
bur term of the tadural court in Una
city , which buguu on the Ititu. Spun-
cer Is under Indictment for embuzzle-
mant from the Dus Molnus National
bank while heviu a clerk there. Hit
preliminary trial was hold In Council
Bluffs. The auiouut runs up into tha
thousands aud several hard lawsuiti
have already been fought through tu
Buprume court of Iowa over his al
leged peculations. Bpeuoar la charged
with falsifying the records of the
bank. During the time of faU service
a country bank ordered $2,000 In cash
irom the Des Molnus National and this
vrai sent by the American ISxprom
company. When the package reached
Its destination It was found to contain
blank newspaper , cut the slca of paper
money. la the suit that followed by
tha bank to recover frost the expren
company the oourti held against tha
express company. Since the charges
of embezzlement against Spencer the
express company has started another
eult to secure a rehearing of the case
and return of the money on the alle
gation that it delivered the package
that was entrusted to it.
BURLINGTON ABSORBS 19 LINES
Present Directors Re-Elected and
Roads Formally Taken Over.
Chicago , Nov. 7. At the annual
meeting of the stockholders of the
Chicago , Burlington and Qulucy rail
road the action of the directors in
margins with the system the following
properties was approved :
Omaha and Southwestern , 50 miles ;
Nebraska railway , 140 miles ; Atchlson
and Nebraska , 150 miles ; Lincoln
and Northwestern , 73 miles ; Burling
ton and Colorado , 174 miles ; Chicago ,
Nebraska and Kansas 71 miles ; Ho
publican Valley , Kansas and South
western , 78 miles ; Omaha and North
Platte , SI miles ; Lincoln and Black
Hills , 175 miles ; Oxford and Kansas ,
69 miles ; Beaver Valley , 74 miles ;
Colorado and' Wyoming , 144 miles ;
Cheyenne and Burlington , 29 miles ;
Denver , Utah and Pacific , 35 miles ;
Republican Valley and Wyoming , 49
miles ; Nebraska , Wyoming and West
ern , 106 miles , Kansas City and Oma
ha ; Denver and Montana , 39 miles ;
Nebraska and Colorado.
All of these lines have been oper
ated by the Burlington system , but
will now be merged with it. All of
the present directors were re-elected.
EXPLOSION KILLS FIVE MEN
Three Others Fatally Injured and Iron
Works Plant Wrecked.
Steubenvllle , O. , Nov. 7. By the ex
plosion of a dinky engine boiler at tha
Labelle iron works here , five men
were killed , three perhaps fatally in
jured and a portion of the plant direct
ly opposite the explosion was wrecked.
The dead : Harry Andrews , engi
neer ; Charles Reed , engineer ; Will )
lam Smith , Daniel O'Brien , William
The injured' : William Caranahan ,
James Sanders , James Edwards.
All the victims lived in this city.
Lewis on Trial at St. Louie.
St. Louis , Nov. 7. Alleging that
Edward G. Lewis had fraudulently col
lected $1,185,000 through the opera
tion of his mall order bank , the de
funct People's United States bank of
University City , and that he had
loaned himself or his concerns $844-
COO of that money , the government be
gan the presentation of ono of Its
cases against the former banker In
the United States district court be
fore Judge John B. Garland.
Banker Tygird Given Five Year * .
Kansas City , Nov. 7.-iDr. F. J. Ty-
gard , president of the Bates National
bank of Butler , Mo. , when It failed
Sept. 20 , 1606 , was sentenced to five
years in the penitentiary by Judge
MoPharson. The conviction was on
the charge of misapplying the funds
of the bank. Tygard Is past seventy
years old and Is practically paralyzed.
Ho pleaded guilty to tha charge and
was given the minimum sentence.
Postmaster Rogers Sentenced.
Bt. Louis , Nov. 7. Judge Garland
sentenced N. B. Rogers , formerly post
master at Steelevllle , Mo. , to two
. months at hard labor in the Iron
county jail , following a plea of guilty
to a charge of embezzling 1649.60
from the Government. In addition to
tbe sentence , Rogers was fined the
amount of the shortage. The Indict-
I aunt was found In 160
THEY RAN CUT OF BALLOTS.
Biggest Vote In Years In Keya Paha
County Fuslonlsts Get Some.
Sprlngvlew , Nob. , Nov. 7. Special
to The News : For the first time In
many yeais the fuslonlsts succeeded
In getting n share of the county of
fices. A large vote was cast , several
precincts running out of ballots and
being compelled to use samples. With
three precincts not reported In full ,
the count shows that the republicans
have safe majorities for the entlro
state ticket and county clerk , judge
and coroner , the sheriff , treasurer and
superintendent being captured by the
Seven out of ten precincts give the
following : Reese 234 , Loomls 220 ;
Douglas 182 , Jenckes 197 ; Harrington
278 , Wostovor 273 ; Browster 47C ,
Smytho 1C2 ; Konaston , 323 , Ballard
1130 ; Rogers 373 , Blakelcy 259 ; Skinner
nor 290 , Painter 338 ; Wilson 2CO , Fes
WORKERS' SOCIETY IN ENGLAND
WILL NOT WALK OUT.
PLAN A CONCILIATION BOARD
Agreement Drafted by President of
Board of Trade Is Signed by Chair
men of the principal Railroads and
London , Nov. T. The anticipated
railroad strike throughout Great Brit
ain , the idaa of which caused so much
concern to the British publlo , haa
been averted by an agreement drafted
by David Lloyd George , president of
the board of trade , and signed by the
chairmen of the principal railroad
companies and the representatives of
the Amalgamated' Society of Railway
The agreement provides for the
consideration of further matters In
dispute , primarily by a sectional board
of conciliation , representing the vari
ous grades of employes and the Indi
vidual railroads. In case of disagree
ment settlement will be reached by
the board of conciliation , and an equal
number of men representing the full
membership of the society. If tha
board and these representatives fall
to reach a decision , the matter then
must be settled by arbitration.
The directors of the railroads thus
bind themselves to compulsory outside
Intervention in disputes with their em
ployes. The board will In every case
be composed of elected employe * of
the companies concerned , as well as
officials of the various railroads.
This dispute , apart from Its effect
on the publlo business , has attracted
the attention of high officials of the
government , even that of King Ed
Says Utes Are Restless.
Huron , S. D. , Nov. 7. James Mad-
comber reached here from the scene
of the Indian troubles. He says the
Utes are very restless and some open
threats are made. A few dissatisfied
Sioux have joined' the Utes , and while
thera Is no occasion for Immediate
alarm , It Is a fact that the matter
may become serious at any moment.
The trouble originated from fear that
the government would withhold ra
tions and with the approach of winter
the Indians apprehended destitution.
Several men here who desired to go
to the reservation were Informed that
no permits would be Issued to civil
ians to cross the river and a close
watch Is being kept on all visitors.
Timber Fire In South Dakota.
Deadwood , S. D. , Nov. 7. Reports
from the lumber camps of the Me
Laughlln Tie and Timber company at
West Nahant , twenty-six miles south
of here , tell of a heavy timber fire
raging to the west of camp and close
to the Wyoming border. The company
sent out a special train of seventy
five men to save their preserves , but
the train was checked by flames ,
which are working east over dry coun
try , where no moisture has fallen In
weeks. The company has half a mil
lion feet of cut timber lying directly
In tbo path of the flatties , which will
probably be lost.
Shaw for Commencement Orator.
Lincoln , Nov. 7. Announcement
was mada of the selection by the Unl
vorsity of Nebraska senior class of
former Secretary Leslie M. Sbaw to b
commencement orator on June 11.
Convention of River Boosters.
Sioux City , Nov. 7. An Important
movement for the development of the
Missouri river from Kansas City to
Sioux City was launched by the Sioux
City Real Estate association , which
decided to hold a river convention in
Sioux City In January. An Invitation
to all the governors of the states ,
mayors and other officials Interested
In the navigation of the Missouri will
be extended to attend the convention.
Butter Men to Meet.
Des Molnos , Nov. 7. Programs for
the annual convention of the Iowa
State Dairymen's association , to beheld
held In Des Molnes , Nov. 20 , 21 and
22 , were issued. Tbe convention Is
to be held In Shrine temple. All ex
hibits and regular sessions of tbo
body will be held In this place.
Oelweln strikers Enjoined.
Dubuque , Nov. 7. Federal Judge
Reed granted the Chicago Great West
ern railway a temporary injunction re
straining Oelwetn strikers and unions
from interfering In any manner with
the company's property or employes.
Hearing on the permanent Injunction
was tot for
TWO MILLIONS MORE ENGAGED
'SCRIP" ' IS COMING INTO USE
The Rate on Discount In London and
France Has Increased Immense
Exports Help America But Are Hav
ing Effect In Europe.
Now York , Nov. 7. Two million dollars
lars In gold was engaged In London
today for importation to New York ,
bring the movement of imported cash
Raise Interest Rate Abroad.
London , Nov. 7. The bank of Eng
land today raised the rate of discount
ono per cent , making the rate now
seven percent. This Is the highest
point since 1S73. This rise , however ,
did not prevent additional engage
ments from America.
The bank of France also raised its
rate a half percent , to five.
The Immense exports of gold from
Europa are beginning to have their
effect upon European finances , partic
ularly England and Germany.
France is acting magnanimous In di
viding her gold and no extraordinary
condition is feared.
All stocks declined today.
America Being Relieved.
New York , Nov. 7. Financial cir
cles are being relieved considerably by
the receipts of gold from London but
the requirements of the country are
It is now anticipated that "scrip"
will become the general circulating
medium for a few weeks.
Many of the cities in the United
States are adopting certificates to re
Help Trust Companies.
Now York , Nov. 7. The general
conditions of the financial situation
are favorable. The runs on the trust
companies have practically ceased un
der the encouraging influence of the
support of the trust company commit
tee ; gold engagements were further
increased' and the stock market rose
buoyantly in recognition of the con
The announcement by Mr. Klnc ,
president of the Union Trust com
pany , that an agreement had at last
been reached by which the Trust
Company of America and the Lincoln
Trust company were to deposit their
stock in the hands of a committee
of trust company presidents and in
consideration of this , were to receive
all the support required , finally
cleared the air in regard to the trust
Now that this danger Is removed , It
is believed that the situation will grad
ually simmer down , witU , the continu
ous arrival of gold , until the string
ency Is changed' into a plethora of re
serve money in banks , which usually
follows a crisis.
Additional gold engagements wore
announced of $1,500,000. This brings
up the total gold engagement for
America on the recent movement to
137,600,000. which would afford tna
amount required for legal reserve
against deposits of $150,000,000.
The gold which arrived was depos
ited and that brought by the Lusltanla
will soon be in the vaults of the banks.
MONEY TO MOVE THE CROPS
Bankers of Northwest Secure Much
St. Paul , Nov. 7. M. H. Bailey ,
president of the First National bank ,
who announced that as a nesult of a
conference between bankers of St.
Paul , Minneapolis and Duluth and J.
J. Hill , a plan had' ' been evolved which
would provide funds for the movement
of the grain crops of the northwest ,
said that ho had little to add to that
"The result Is what is more Import
ant , not only to the people of the
northwest , but to the coast as well , "
he said. "The people of the north
west can rest assured that the com
blnod efforts of the financial men here
will set the ball In motion that will
provide genuine relief that no other
measure would. It is not necessary
to go Into details. Results are what
we want. A large fund hai been
raised for that purpose and It Is hoped
that by putting this movement under
way It will result In a stream of money
from Europe In payment for the ship
"Provision for the shipments from
the terminals , " Mr. Bailey explained
"will promote the shipment of grain
from the local warehouses and' In this
way the entire crop will be moved and
laid down in eastern markets. This
will make the northwestern states
creditors , and as the flow of gold from
Europe already In motion continues
a large share of It will find Its way
Into the banks In this section of the
country and any remaining stringency
will be removed. "
'Frlscb Bank Suspends Payment.
San Francisco , Nov. 7. Taking ad
vantage of the bunk holidays declared
by Governor Glllott , the Citizens' State
Lank stopped paying. Tha doors of
the bank were not closed , but no
money was received or paid out To
patrons of the bank the cashier ex
plained that not being in the clearing
house the bank had to settle Its bal
ances In gold and was being rapidly
drained , so that It was deemed best
by the board of directors to avail
themselves &f the holld
THE CONDITIONJJF THE WEATHER
Temperature for Twenty-four Hours.
Forecast for Nebraska.
Conditions of the weather us record
ed 'or the twenty-four hours ending
it S n. m. today :
Uarometor 1 29.78
Chicago , Nov. 7. The bulletin Is
sued by the Chicago station of the
United States weather bureau gives
: ho forecast for Nebraska as follows :
Generally fair tonight and Friday.
CHANGE IN BOYD RETURNS
J. N. Fuller Elected Clerk of Court by
llutto , Neb , , Nov. 7. Special to The
N'ows : Later returns from Hoyd coun
ty show that J. N. Fuller has been
elected clerk of the district court by
DEMENTED WOMAN FIRES BATAVIA -
VIA ALMS HOUSE.
PANIC AMONG THE PATIENTS
A Half Hundred Demented Inmates of
a Chicago Alms House Were Thrown
Into a Panic and Had Narrow Es
capes From Burning.
Chicago , 111. , Nov. 7. An Insane wo
man In Batavla alms house set flro to
the institution today and caused a pan
ic among the half hundred demented
Heroic work was required to pre
vent loss of Ufa.
The patients were finally forced into
an enclosure whore they were sur
rounded and held until the flro was
extinguished and peace restored.
The woman who fired the building
Is at largo.
URUObAY MAYJIAKE TROUBLE
Relations With Argentina Not Friend
ly Because of Difficulty Over Boat.
Montevideo , Uruguay , Nov. T. The
relations between Uruguay and Ar
gentina continue strained as the re
sult of the detention by the Argentine
authorities of a small Uruguayan ves
sel , seized at Martin Qracla , a small
Island In the River Platto. The own
ership of the Island IB In dispute , but
It has been hold for a century by Ar
The Uruguayan government de
manded the release of tha boat , but
Argentina's answer has been unfavor
able and has created resentment. The
government has decided' to withdraw
the legation at Buenos Ayres unless
satisfaction Is speedily obtained.
BURSTING BOILERS ON SHIP
Ten Killed and Thirty Injured on Gor
man Schoolshlp Blucher.
Kiel , Nov. 7. The boilers of ths
Gorman schoolshlp Blucher exploded
while the vessel was near Murwlck.
Ten men wore killed thirty danger
Ten bodies have been found on
board the schoolship , and a roll call
of the crew showed that no other men
were missing. Several of the wound'ed
men are not expected to recover.
Three hundred men were absent ma
neuverlng with the tenders at the
time of the explosion.
LAND CASESJN DhUEMBER
Trials In the Federal Court Will Not
Be Resumed Before the Third.
Omaha , Nov. 7. The trial of the
United States district court cases will
aot bo resumed' before Doc. 8. Notifi
cation has been sent out to all tbe at
torneys at interest , to file whatever
attacks they propose to make upon
the Indictments in tbe land fraud
cosrs not later than Nov. 14. On that
date Judges W. H. and T. C. Mungor
will hear and pass upon the motions
and arguments , in order that the cases
may be expedited when once called
for trial , rather than to have these
dilatory motions deferred until the
opening trials of the cases. In tbo
meanwhile the hearing of tha civil
cases wera resumed today before tbe
PYTHIANS CALL ON BRYAN
Heat Addresses His Visitor * In a
Lincoln , Nov. 7. Nearly 2,000
Pythlans , who are attending a state
meeting In Lincoln , called on William
J. Bryan at his Falrvlcw home , and
Mr. Bryan addressed bis visitors in a
humorous way. Describing the two
metal lions which adorn the entrance
to the house , Mr. Bryan described
their significance for tbe first time.
The beant with Its mouth open , he
said , represented the radical ; the one
\\ith Its jaws closed the conservative.
"And , " said Mr. Bryan , "I walk
squarely between them. " Ho then
spoke of the good features of the
Knights of Pythias order , of whlcb
he is a member.
Polk Leaves Estate of $4,000,000. ,
Dea Moines , Nov. 7 An estate of
approximately $4,000,000 was disposed
of In the will of the late J. S. Polk ,
capitalist and ctroat railway promoter ,
which was filed here. The large prop-
arty is equally divided among the
NEBRASKANB ELECT REPUBLICAN
SUPREME COURT JUSTICE.
RIO-NTS ARE ALSO VICTORIOUS
Thulr Majority Will Not Be Far De-
hind That of Head Republican *
Gain One District Judge and Pos
Lincoln , Nov. 7. Late election re
turns served to confirm earlier call-
mates and to emphasize the victory
of the Republican state ticket , show *
Ing the election of Judge Reese by
plurality of about 20,000. The vote of
Clarke for railroad commissioner will
exceed this and that for the two re
gents of the university will not be far
behind. The Republicans gain one
district court judge and possibly two.
W. J. Bryan sent a telegram of con
gratulation to Mayor Tom L , Johnson
of Cleveland. Commenting on the re
sult nt Clevaland Mr. Biyan said :
"Mr. Johnson has fought a great fight
for the public Interests against gruat
odds. Not only were the coi\'jratlona
opposed to him , but nil the Influence
of the national administration was
brought to bear against him. Ills vic
tory Is not only n personal triumph ,
but a triumph for tha unorganized
manses against the franchise holdlue
REFORM VICTORY IN 'FRISCO '
Qood Government Ticket Gets Strong
er Backing Than Expected ,
Ban Francisco , Nov. 7. The count
of the rote has been completed In 241
precinct * out of 273 in the city. The
total Tot * thus far counted Is 40,309 ,
giving the following on mayor : E. II.
Taylor ( Dem. and good government
league ) , 24,522 ; P. H. McCarthy
( Union Labor ) , 15,298 ; Daniel A.
Ryan ( Rep. ) , 7,025 ; Taylor's plurality ,
9,224 ; majority , 1,29k ) .
District Attoiney : W. II. Langdoa
ep. , Dem. and Good Government ) ,
28,412 ; Frank McGowan ( Union La
bor ) , 17,188 ; Liingdou's plurality , 11-
The total vote , It is estimated , will
reach GO,000 or 57,000. If the present
ratio Is maintained It is predicted that
Taylor will have a majority of 22,000
and Lnngdon a majority of 14,000.
It is apparent that the entire Good
Government League ticket Is elected ,
with the exception of county clerk and
treasurer , and possibly ono of the
Concedes Fort's Election.
Trenton , N. J. , Nov. 7. Frank S.
Katzenbach , Jr. , Democratic candidate
for governor of New Jersey , conceded
the election of H. Franklin Fort , his
Republican opponent , by 7,000 votes ,
and mada the following statement :
"From the somewhat Incomplete re
turns furnished I believe that Judgs
Fort has been elected. I have sent
him my congratulations. I greatly ap-
preclata the support given me and
the efforts of my friends In my behalf. "
Late returns do not change the com
plexion of the stnto senate , which ,
gives the Republicans 14 to 7 for th
PURITY FEDERATION ELECTS
B. 8. Bteadwell of LaCrosse , Wis. , la
Chosen President of National Body.
Battle Creek , Mich. , Nov. 7. Th
National Purity Federation elected the-
following olllcers : President , B. S.
Steadwell of LaCrosse , Wls. ; first vice
president , Dr. W. A. Kelly of Balti
more ; second vice president , Judg *
Bon B. Lindsay of Denver ; recording
secretary , Miss Ina B. Wise of Dus
Molnes , la. ; corresponding secretary.
Miss Julia Morrow of Spokane , Wash. ;
treasurer , Dr. C. Goisel of Battle
Creek , Mich.
The congress closed and announce
ment was made that tomorrow a vet
ers' club would bo organized' In this
city to make a purity campaign along
the lines brought out by the congress.
The closing sessions were marked by
addresses by L. L Plckett of Louis
ville , recently a candidate for gov
ernor of Kentucky , ind Bolton Hall of
New York city. Mr. Plckett advocat
ed a national prohibition law and pre
dicted that the wave of prohibition
that has swept over the south would
, eon reach the north as well.
Stlckney Advocates Uncle Sam Bank.
St. Paul , Nov. 7. President A. B.
Sttcknoy of the Cfricago Greet West
ern railway , in a published Interview ,
advocates a national bank In which
the government shall deposit Its
treasury funds. "Let us have a na
tional bank , " he said , "which Is not
only good enough for the people to de
posit their money In , but Is also good
enough for the government to depoilt
Its money In. "
Taft to Return Via Siberia.
Manila , Nov. 7. Secretary Taft told
the Associated Press that he expected -
ed to return home over the Siberian
railway. He thought at first that the
troubles at Vladivostok would keep
his party away from there. He has
iccelved no replies to dispatches of
'nqulry ' he has sent , but ho regards It
as extremely probable that he will
stick to his original plans
Vote to Abandon Operators' Strike.
New Yoik , Nov 7. At a meeting of
the local branch of the telegraphers'
union It was decided to "suspend" the
strlkf of the employes of the tele
graph companies. , which has been on
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