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Mai4i!a-T-Crcat -Interest is-, shown in
the opcrtfnjttf -the-'firs t-'PhUipplne as
reaibly. wjjjci-will, gtlib' place this
week aqd the arrival of Secretary
Taft.'which cbtoes" at" an" opporturiS'
time'in the inajuratl'of Philippine
home ' rale. n reiy tae cbatendins
pojliloa! factions tire showlns ;reat
activity, aail .'-T thecancus recently
kd, the firs bruslr ocenrred over a
motion to fca'r.' tlie. altsbiahblV proceed
!ngs opened with prayer. This was
defeated by ceo vgtt. ou tho broad
irround that affairs if church and state
sfccohf be kept" disUnc't. The caucus
was aUeaSci hy fartv-eight.dslegatcs. j
. Tte -aouon ci the assembly, on quds
iios relatlns to Ike political ruture oi
Che ,PnUippines,f is i expected to be de
.tijialnei 'largely by the opinion ex
turned' by Sccrotary TaCt in his ad
4et6 opening Ue sssion. This is the
$ IkU h- Filipinos as .well as Amer
Ique. The latter are generally in fa
vor rof a specIOc pronouncement on
The coarse ot legislative actios will
depend on the result of the fight of
Gomez radicals for control of the na
tional party. The nationalists, when
niited. exercise controlling influence,
tat their internal divisions give the
progressive tindependents the balance
? power. It is not likely that party
spirit will plaj- much part in the as-.
q:nblvs aflairs. owins to personal Cll
Xoreaces within tho parties.
vOuerreo. one of the native leaders
US Manila, tacks Gomex in his prom
ise to .secure the repeal or the drastic
flag, "sedition"' laws. If, this repeal is
carried, through otlier radical meas
ures iirouably wil follow. The con
servative clement declares against any
TCtresie legislation and the better class
of politicians favor an ultra-conservative
The governor general and the offi
cials of the Philippine commission er
pect that, the chief activities of the as
cnrt)lywjll he davoted to the enact
ment of legislation for the general
Improvement of the islands.
3"he indications are tliat Manuel
Qazon will be the successful csndi
datesfor speaker. lie is believed to be
favorably regarded. at Washington and
his election, glres" assurance that no
resolution for the independence oi the
rnuippines wik oe cynsmcrea. . vtue
on is one of the two delegates from
Tayabas. He is a lawyer, and during
-the; insurrection, vas a major in the
Filipino army. .
FISH Tp APPEAL TO CO JRT.
Attorneys Preparing Bill to Prevent
Voting cf Siok by liarriman.
ChicagOjrIt is possible that the
struggle for toe -control '"of the Illinois;
Cenfral ralroad' belwceir Stuyvesant
Fish and 3. H. Harriman. may be taken
into the. courts. The aYtornfjys of Mr.'
FisUwere engaged in ihca preparation'
of. al petition asking the courts, to en:
out , Uiiy person or curxiuraiiua iruiu
voting, any tockrln .the. annual meet-.
Ing.'.to.be held Wednesday next, whicu
may be .hown to be owned or con-trpiied-b
the Uaipn Pacific .railroad, .
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, Nunbtsr to. United States.
Athens The.. Greek consul general
-at'Salonlki. Tnrlcey, Turkey MrCoro-
teila'has been, appointed minister to
the UiHted States; .
NDECLARATION AT THE HAGUE..
Arbttrafon Cemmittee Reaches Agree
. - wiant After 'Long Debate. a -
The Hague The following declara
tioa. drafted by Count Toraelliof Italy,
was adopted by the arbitration com
mittee after a long debate, the United
State. Japan, Hayti and Turkey ab
staining frcm voting:
rrhe conference unanimously favors:
1. The principle of obligatory, arbi
tration. - X
2. That certain differences regarding
the avillcatlon of conventional clauses
-are susceptible to being submitted to
obligatory arbitration without resric.
The conference unanimously pro
claims that while a convention on the
subject was not concluded, the diCer-
eaces of opinion had more of, a judicial
" character, as all. the states of the world
fa working together for four months,
not only learned to know each other
better1 by getting closer torcther, bnt
developed during the long- collabora
tion high Ideals for the common welfare-
-' - Bryan on Control of. Press. r
Richmond, Va. William Jennings
Bryan arrived in this city on Friday,
and was escorted to the exposition
gWimds by a reception 'committee of
lSOaeMsens, sheaded by a band.' He
waafmtroducedtia the vast crowd a
enabled' by exGovernor ' Monia?ue.
Hii sabject was "The Average ,iian;"
Heaaidf the average city newspaper
and" the cauwtry paper are all right,
but, charged that the great metropoli
tan; dailies are' controlled by the trusts,
and'tnat their colnaensare open to the
highest bidder. i -"j , L
RefinedTOil Goes Upc
-iT. i Tm1 fflij w,t 4f taflna4 l.
UuWaiir fot export, which has been
l&4fv4iaxrel, was raised 30 cents in
MW ,Tork by Standard OU com
tay.. Ho anaoaacemeat was; made a
t ttc .teason fari the increase. w
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Graver Feaiini fatter.
I IS. . Llt f-"V
ca;jta fe road is guilty
Conviction at Loa Angalea an Charg
Loa. Angelea After, being oat
twenty minutes the jarjr,ia the case
of the government asamat the Saata
Fe company, on trial for rebating la
the federal court-here, brought !av
verdict of guilty against the railway
ou all the sixty-six .counts of the in
dictment Judfe Welboura will, an
ccunce, his dedsioa-uext Monday. The
w.iTir-.nm nenalts which may -be fan-
'lKsed is a -fine of $l,rS,000 ariiriho-
Jo west, ?6G.et)0 , .
The charge against tho Santa Fa.
was that it .had granted rebates from
it regular tariff on some shipments of
lime on the XJrand Canon Lime com
pany of Arizona. The. defense of the
.railway, was, that the Jbates were
concessions made "for alleged losses in
thj"sMpmcnt3'auring! trimslti -Tho
triatfTbogan on Septemher1-C - t
, In giving his decision on the lav
point" whica"tarose" 'dcipg ..the trial,
Ja'dgeHVelbouni-lalda-'poInt of law
which held to be one of the moat lav
ortant which has been enunciated
since the interstate- commerce com
mission existed. He said: "I hold
that the acceptanceby the defendant
zl a less cum cf meney than that
named in it: larlu for traasportatioa
of the property described in the In
dictment, if there. had been sack acceptance,-
was a departure front the'
legal rate, and that it Is not justified
.in so doing. ' '
"Nor is it any defense to a proseca
1ion thereof that the acts of the car
rier were done in compromise -of
claims "for loss of property in traaBlL"
Southern Pacific Indicted.
San Francisco The federal grand
jury reported to United States Dis
trict Judge DeHaven three indict
ments against the Southern. Pacific
company and two against the Pacific
Mail Steamship, company .for carrying
f. eight for less than the legal rate
''etween Kobe, Japan and various cit
ies in the United States. Thdcargo'con
risted of matting, .which, was brought
from Kobe to San Francisco in the
Pacific Mail steamship Magnolia and
thence to the east by the Southern
Pacific and" its connecting lines. The
indictments are supplemental to those
of a similar nature filed last week.
OFFICIALS THROW UP HAND.
Transmissou:! Country Suffers Lack of
Chicago-That .it will be' useless vto
attempt to develop the west with in
adequate railroad facilities was the as
sertion of transportation officials at a
meeting in Chicago Tuesday. The
conference was of general 'passenger
nsents of western roa-is and the ques
tion for consideration was low home
seekers' rates during the coming win
ter and spring. .It had been proposed
that for the sak9 of developing the
Transmissouri country the usual low
ronud trip fares should be authorized,
which rates have had the effect of
helping to settle that great district
during the past few years.
After a thorough discussion it was
tiie consensus of opinion .that it would
be useless to go ahead- with low rates
and attempt to populate toe western
states when facilities of the transpor
tation companies are entirely, inade
quate to handle the. present business.
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CHURCHMEN WANT HANGING.
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NeW Jersey Members Protest Against
Further Executive Interference.
n Trenton, N. J. "Ardelegation of
church mente-s, headed" by the Rev.
C. 'Si' Woodruff of Flemlngton; has vis
ited .Governor,' Stokes to- protest
against further executive interference
in 'the hanging of 'John .EL- Schuyler,
convicted of, murder in K, Hunterdon
county, where, thee delegation came
from. Such an actionv-..ia uaprece
dented in -the htetcry-of": the "state.
Schuyler has been reprieved three
HARRIMAN IS RETRENCHING.
Railroad Officials Are Ordered to 'Cut
Down Expenses in Department.
San Francisco CaL Local officials
havjMtj is -said," received telegraphic in
etructions .from .President E. H. Hani
man of 'the' Southern Pabiflc that they
must wiUiout delay cut.down'expenses
In every department they control; on
account of -the .stringency of -the
money market. Thirteen' western, states
and territories, will be affected.
Emperor S'ightly Improved.
Vienna Emperor 'Francis Joseph
slept quietly Tuesday night, only one
yajet sitting up in 'the room adjoining
his bed. chamber In the morning his
condition ' showed a '" -slight . improve
mentbut therjj was considerable fever
?nd some signs 'of apathy. It cannot
any longer be concealed that the em
peror isjseribusly'ill. He Is saffertng
from bronchitis,- accompanied by fever.
The symptoms of - inflammation
through the back are growing and oc
casionally nervous spells occur. The
doctors, however, say' he will re-
cover. - ' ' " -
Against Federal. Kate Making.
Washington After a Your days' 'ses
sion, tofrnlneteenth;annual conven
tion of tne National Association of
State Railway 'coatmlssioners ad
journed late on Friday afternoon. Next
year's'jeonventlon will also be held in
this city. " A repo t- wai submitted
by. Commissioner Stapftr of Minne
sota on ""Rates and Rate Making;'
that antagonized federal control of
railroads to some xetent,'expressiag
the belief that it would be better td
lodge that control "as near borne ts
possible." y" -j-" v
FORMER GL-E FOUND INSANE;!
Michael Cronin, Who Was with Prasl-
dent Sent to Asylum. ,
one o?;:tae.. president's . Adii-Mdack
aatdea. has been adladeed tnaaae aad
rvr.- .r r jt .. - rr1
soatvie 4M saw"BraauaL -j..ic;vipaa.
iCroata who drove with flao ProaUont
PROJECT FSl PEACE
ANGLO-AMERICAN PLAN OF ARBI
"' TRAtlON APPROVED.
tUL ACTION BY COMMITTEE
Only Nine of Forty Nations Oppatwd,
Thrta of Them Rcfuaini to
Go on Record.-
The Hagae- The .entire Anglo-American
project, providing, for obligatory
arbitration was approved at Monday
evening's session of .the committee on
arbitration by 31' votes to 9. The op
ponents of the measure were Germany
Austria-Hungary, Szltzerland, Bel
gium, Roumania, Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria-
and -Montenegro. Italy, Japan
and Luxemburg refrained from voting,
andjme delegate;was absent- .
- The approval at tiiis sesion of .tho
committee on arbitration of the. Anglo
American project for oodgatory arbi
tration referred to the course of the
debates as the permanent international
high court of Justice, the court of
arbitral Justice, obligatory arbitration
and universal arbitration Is regarded
as a groat victory and especially for
the United States. The first proposition
on this aubjeat waa presented" to the
conference on July t by the American
delegation and Joseph H. Choate. the
American reprcTentative. Lave worked
unceasingly and determinedly for its
The project was approved by a ma
jority greater than was hoped for. It
is essentially American anl its basis,
the enunciation of the compulsory ar
bitration, was taken bodily from tho
American proposition. The vote. 31
yeas to 9 noes. The countries in. op
position being Germany, Austrian-Hun-gary,
Switzerland, Belgium,. Roimaufa,
Greece. Turkey. Bulgaria ami Monte
negro proved that as Mr. Renault
(France) said in the discusssion in the
afternoon "arbitration is not a strange
beast that must be muzzled."
Another great success for America
was the unanimous manner in. which
the countries of the American conti
nent stood firmly at the slt'e of the
United tates, thus putting an end to
their impression of lack of harmony
between the governments of the west
ern hemisphhere created by reports of
recent dissens'ons. Only Senor Barra
of Mexico predicted that he would
vote against the project, his govern
ment being of the opinion that it re
stricts action of the national courts.
Dr.-Barbosa (Argentine) made declara
tions of a similar nature.
Cotton Handlers Strike.
'New. Orleans The immense cotton
shipping business of this port was tied
up Friday night ty the strike of 8.000
members of the Bdck and Cotton Han
dlers' union. Tha cotton handlers have
-arrayed against them all the business
..exchanges of New Orleans, which have
declared that the commercial lite of
the port depends upon the outcome of
the strike. From 10,000 to 12,000 men
probably will be involved, because the
railroad freight handlers will not work
with non-union men.
Plrtt Makes a Statement.
:New York United States Senator
Piatt made-formal denial on Friday
that he ever married Mae C. Wood,
who Is suing him for divorce, alleging
that she was married to the senator
November 9. 1906.' The denial was
made in an application' in court today
by lils attorneys asking autfcorrfty to
examine certain papers in the case.
The senator, in -his petition', asserted
triat he has never made a' claim to
him of such a -marriage until Decern
bef 24;i90;bnt had tried; to extort
Creameries -File Complaint.
Washington Charges of discrim
ination and conspiracy are made in a
petition filed with, the interstate com
merce commission by the Fairmont
Creamery company and several other
creamery' companies against a large
number of northwestern and western;
railroad companies, and the United
States, Adams, American and Wells
Fargo -Express companies.
Temperature Vtfas Five Below.
Washington The' highest altitude
ever reached by a kite in this coun
try, according to Prof. Henry of tho
weather bureau, was recorded . Thurs
day at Mount Weston in Virginia,
when an altitude of slightly over 23,
000 feet was 'attained. At that height
a temperature of 5 degrees below zero
Grain Case to Be Appealed.
St Louis--It was stated that the ac
tion instituted bv Attorney General
, Hadldy against the injunction salt of
the "Merchants' exchange of St Louis
and the Kansas Citv Board of Trade
restraining the enforcement of the
prov'sfocs of the new grain Inspection
'law. will be appealed 'to the supreme
court of Missouri.
Wheat On and a Quarter.
Omaha "May wheat at 1.26 baforo
Christmas,'' was the, cry that rans
through the Gra'n exchange again and,
again Monday morning daring the ex
citement caused by the swift upward
sweep of' the wheat market Within
an' hour1 after t e market opened. Mar
wheat waa selling nearly 1 ceata above
the opening. In the last two weeks It
has advanced from $1 to nearly $1.10
a bushel. The heavy export demand
is a leading factor In the activity. Lo
cal grain men are receiving large or
Take Issue With koosevelt.
' Pittsburg, Pa. The membersof the
Pittsburg delegation to the deep
waterways convention at Memphis do
not asree wltv President Roosevelt
that daring the trip, to Memphis there
was any danger of collision between
the steamboat' Mlsa'sefppl, on which
the. irasklential party waa riding, and
the tred Hartweg. cawaicn was the
fntsacrg delegation. iThejr are af tha
ofiaion anlajaeliea. waa dooo Pilot
Ktehals of tfd Hartweg. wa e Hnisii
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MANY MILLIONS HIE USSIN6
COMPANY CHARGES THE
MONEY TO TRAINOR. .
Ha Denies All Knowledge, Saying that
Ha Never Borrowed From
New York Loans aggregating 20,
000,000 which the books of the South
ern Pipe Line company show were
made to P. S. Trainor between 1899
and 1905, became more puzzling of so
lution to Frank S. Kellogg, conducting
the federal suit against the Standard
Oil company, Tnursday, when Mr.
Trainor, takir7 the witness stand in
the oil suit, testified that the money
had never been paid to him and that
he had never heard of the account
The Southern's books show that un
signed vouchers were received for
these loans and that the money was
'never handed back to:the-'company.-
Mr. Trainor said that he was for
merly crude oil purchasing agent for
the Standard Oil company of New
York, and as such he purchased all
the oil and sold it to the refineries.
He said he acted in a similar capacity
now for the Standard Oil company of
Mr. Kellogg called Mr. Trainor's at
tention' to the variqus loans, amount
ing to over $20,000,000, which were
Siade by the. Southern Pipe Line com-
-pany and charged to "P. S; Trainor"'
and asked him to tell concerning the
"I do not- know anything about
these loans," answered Mr. Trainor.
"I had an oil account with the South
ern, but no money account I never
gave them any vouchers and never
heard anything about the loans."
Mr. Trainor said that "he fixed the
price paid for crude oil after , consult
ing with John D. Archbolrvlce pres
ident of the Standard. These consul
tations were held 'dally, - Mr. "Trainor
said, and' after theyr weres'oyer he
made public'the market price of crude
oil. ' " " - - -
H. M. Tilford. treasurer of the
Standard Oil .company of, California,
and president of the" Continental' Oil
company, when asked to produce the
reports, of the Continental company,
testified that whenever a new -report
was: received he 'Invariable destroyed
the old one.' The reports of the "Con
tinental contained information regard
ing business, done by competing oil
STOCKMEN SUFFER BIG LOSS.
Railroads Delay Furnishing Cars for
Lincoln Rail .pads are now accused
of not furnishing stock-cars to ship
pers and. thereby, causing heavy loss.
A1 complaint wasT filed witlf-lhe rail
road commission bv, P. 4H. Fonda, Jr.,
of South Omaha, in which the condi
tions on tho Union raclflc road are
. President Kills a Buck.
Stamboul, La. A courier who ar
rived from the president's camp on
the Tensas says the president had
killed a fine buck. .The animal was
brought down from a long distance
and fell from a high rock when it was
They 'Indorse Cannon. . c"
Owosso, Mich. An indorsement off
-Speaker Joseph G. Cannon for t re
publican nomination for president was
adopted here at the publican conven
tion of the" Eighth" congressional dis
trict' after an animated debate. "
NO ACTION IN TUCKER CASE.
Investigation Results In Making This
Washington Inspector General Gas-
lington, -who was sent by Secretary
Taft to the Philippines to Investigate
certain- charges: made by- Mrs. Tucker
agcinst her husband; Paymaster
Tucker, returned to Washington. Gen
eral Gaslington spent five weeks in
Manila and prepared a report which
he left for Secretary Taft to consider
upon his arrival in the city.
Three Nsw Ocean Marks.
New York The Cunard ship Lcsi
tania, with practically all transatlantic
record to its credit, arrived abeam
Sandy Hook Thursday night at 1:25
a. m. .The time of the trip from
Daante's Sock to Sandy Hook' light,
the official coarse over which rpeed
trials were made, was four days;
twenty hoars. ,Tbo last diy's ruawas
apparently the fastest ot the'triptha
Haor hitting p Its speed to twenty
five knots a 6mr over a mooth a,
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MRS. CHUOWCK IS VERT ILL
OHIO WOMAN BANK WRECKER IN
Has Weak Heart and Her Condition
la Such that It la Thought She
Cannot Last Long.
Columbus," O. Mrs. Cassia Chad
wick; who is serving time for her part
in wrecking an' Ohio bank, is in a crit
ical condition in the women's ward at
the penitentiary. She is considered
in very bad shape. Her vitality is very
low. Her pulse is 100 and she' has
Mrs. Chadwick is serving a ten-year
term in the penitentiary for wrecking
the First National .bank in Oberlin, O.
For some days she has been unable to
retain nourishment and she is seem
ingly indifferent to her fate, and ap
parently resigned to the.fact that her
end 'is fast approaching. She has been
in the penitentiary since January 12,
1906, and wi good time to her ciedit,
would have gotten out November 26,
1911, had the fatal disease not. seized
Mrs. chadwick has been confined to
her 'bed since the first severe attack
about three weeks ago, when, while
talking to her son, she suddenly col
lapsed and was ' unconscious for some
It was at first hinted that she. was
"playing otf" In-order to excite sym
pathy and"securea pardon, but within
a few days it was known that her case
was serious, and she was placed under
the constant care of the prison phy I
cian. Her trouble is attack of heart
failure, and weak stomach, the inner
according to the physician, being
caused directly by indulging in ricn
food. When se first came to the pri
son Mrs.' Chadwick sent to a fashion
able 'restaurant in the city for "ner
meals and ate the richest viands. Fi
nally the prison officials ordered, that
she be compelled to eat the1" regular
prison fare, but she stMl complained of
her stomach and gradually became
' She made pfofesssion of the Roman
'Catholic" faith and the" 'rite of baptism
'was administered to" her bv the Cath
olic chaplain" of 'the prison, as she lay
ntvn lior tied. "
'Sheha heveF been" required to -attend
chapel exercises. -nfe privilege'
was granted her at her request. It
was believed .that while her crime was
still fresh In the public mind, her pres
ence in the chapel would have drawn
an undesirable crowd to the, services.
Columbus,- O. Mrs. Cassie" Chad
wick, whoso, amazing nancial trans
actions culminated in the wrecking of
an Oberlin bank, died 'in the woman's
ward ct theiO io penitentiary Thurs
day at 10:15. Mrs. Chadwick had been
in a camatose condition for some hours
previous to her death and the end
OKLAHOMA FIRM OBJECTING.'
Complaint Filed with Interstate Com
Washington A complaint was filed
with the interstate commerce com
mission, by the .Gentry Hills Lumber
company of Pond Creek, Okla.,
owners of a large tract of timber near
Ashland, Texas, against the Santa Fe
and other : railroads alleging that the
combination of local rates imposea
October 1 between Ashland and; Okla
homa points is unreasonable and un
just The complaint asks that tne de
fendant roads be compelled to main
tain reasonable rates on its products.
Washington Oats Come East ,
Spokane, Wash. Eastern buyers
have come into the Spokane country
for barley and oats for shipment to
the great lakes and southern and east
ern points,, and because of the fail
urea of these crops in the Dakotas
and Minnesota, farmers in eastern
Washington are receiving top prices,
which range from SL25 to $1.50 a
hundred pounds in car lots. There is
keen rivalry among the buyers, which
represent practically every wholesale
grain concern in the esat and it is not
uncommon for tralnloid' purchaser.
, Treasury Balances.
Washington Today's statement of
treasury balances in the general fund,
exclusIveof the $150,000,000 gold re
serve shows: Available cash balance,
St40.1C,517; gold coin and" bullion.
$4S,4sv7; gold certificates, SSr.541.
145; total, $$69767.145.
No General Strike In Cuba.
'- Havana Labor -leadtra- have.-abandoned
their notion of calllag a general
on the fcriaad. Tat? propose to
tiMr railroad strike witaowt
KNAPP FOR UNIT ED ACTION. "
Tenor of Hie Talk Before
Washington Harmony of
and coordination of object waa tho
keynote of tho brief address doMiaw
by, Chairman Knapp of tho Interstate)
Commerce coazmlssion at the oprplnc
Ot'the ninneteenth annual meeting of
the-Natioal Association, of Railway
Commissioners. About seventy dote
gates, representing nearly all tho
states and territories are present
, At the last convention Joan S. Mo'
iltery: of the Washington, state commis
sion was chosen president, bat his re
tirement from office, in Washington in
duced hie resignation from tho aaao
elation and Vice President McCherd
of Kentucky acting presidents .
( Issac B. Brown of Pennsylvania,
chairman -of the executive committee,
submitted a -report in which he said:
"It is impossible to measure the good
which this organization may accom
plish In the yet unsolved problems of
transportation but all .which, most be
solved by- the American-peonw- -wiao,
never have failed in any granary,
an dthey will rrt fail, now to settle and
estabLsh equitable relations bot-reon
shipper, passenger and carrier."
Chairman Knapp extended a sordlal
greeting. "Harmony of action, pnrnc
and policy." aald he, "akonld bo tan
keynote cf this convention.
more am I Impressed wit the
sity of associated action. Members of
this organization can render a signal
service to the country by smppresalnx
antagonist, and by bringing about tho
greatest degree of harmony, thus none
ing the common good of all tho peo
ple." Mr. Knapp raid: "Oar life aa a na
tion Is greatly Increasing In complex
ity. The condition creates a demand,
therefore, for a surrender of. Individual
opinion where such surrender may 'n
ure to the profit of the who country."
In conclusion, Chairman.. Knapp
said: "No question approachea In
magnitude or in importance that of
transportation problems. We should
promote uniformity of action. The In
terstate Commerce commission, so far
from desiring to encroach upon tho
funtions of the state commissions.
wishes to be in accord; -vith yon and
thus to bring about useful results."
Spread Gospel of Peace.
The Hague W. T. Stead is organ
izing a peace pilgrimage through Latin
American, r'arting from England next
March. The pilgrims will go first
to New York and thence by train to
"Mexico, then continue to all the coun
tries bf Latin American spreading the
gospel of peace and explaining the
work of the present conference.
Extra Legislative Session.
Birmingham. Ala. Governor
Comer, who was here Monday.
hounced that the Alabama legislature
would be convened In extra session
November- 7. The call will embrace
not' ing of importance, except further
regulations of the railroads said Gov
HARRIMAN STILL IN CONTROL.
Union Pacific Stockholders Re-elect
Old Bosrd of Directors.
Salt Lake City E. H. Harriman and
his polices were endorced In a resolu
tion passed at the annual meeting of
the stockholders f the Union Pacific
Railroad company held in this city
Tuesday. The board of directors was
re-elected without opposition. It nad
been rumored that considerable oppo
sition to Mr. Harriman would develop
at the meeting but the only anU-Har-riman
manifestation was the refusal of
a proxy for James Ferris to vote his
100 shares of stock in favor, of the res
olution endorsing Mr.. Harriman, This
same proxy entered a protest rsking.
that the byJaws of the company be
changed so that the chairman of the
boafd would not be accorded the power
of 'the executive committee when the
executive committee is not ia 'session.
This protest was tabled.
Catalogue Houses Fight.
: Minneapolis, Minn. -As a result of.
.its investigation of the so-called "lit
tle "black book" the federal grand jury
returned nineteen indictments against
well known 'lumbermen and oOcers of
the Northwestern Lumbermer's asso
ciation, charging conspiracy to defraud
by the use of the malls. The black
book plan was pursued by lumbermen
and other opponents o mail order
houses and provided simply that the
victims of the device were to be made
to answer futile correspondence and
send out innumerable catalogues ail
with no result in trade.
Countess Visits Mrs. Eddy.
New York The Countess of Dun
more, widow of the earl of Dunmore,
who was the most'promlnent Christian
Scientist in Great Britain, has left
this city for Boston so as to be near
Mrs. Eddy and the souroe of Christian
Science teachings, acceding to a story
published on Tuesday in the dailie
The countess is as devoted I an adher-
ent O airs. r.uuy a uw i- uuauatu
was. It Is reported that the countess
has bought a house at Brooklin,
Mass.. which she will make her homo
for several months.
Morsel fcr Divorce Colony.
Sioux Falls, S. D A topic of gossip
to the local divorce colony was the; f
granting or a divorce to airs, neiea w.
Smith Cummings from liomer S. Cum
mlngs twice mayor of Stamford.
Conn., and at present a member of tho
democratic national committee. The
divorce was granted tho plalatiff on
the ground of nonsipport. the plaintiff
testifying personally and being corrob
orated by Arch'ald G. Henderson and
James p. Smith of the banking bousr
of James D. Smith & Co. 71 Broadway,
The Plague at Oran.
Paris Official dispatches ' received
here from Oran. Algeria, announce
that two fresh cases of the plsgne
have developed there and that tho
precautions to prevent its spread have
been redoubled-. ( ..
! Bryan hi Kentucky.
Padacah. Ky. w:iUam - J.
spoke fifteen minutes to 2Jt poiple
Tuesday. Ho predicted:- aplat
lemetritlr victory for tho state this
STATE NEWS AND NOTES IN CON
' -'DENSED FORM.
WhatlcGoMgon Hero 'and Them That
ts of'latarrst to tho Readers
Tho batcher shops of Fremont have
agred to close on Sundays.
Antelope county last week lost two
dd and prominent citizens by death.
A new heating plant has been In
stalled at the state university at a
cost of $4,209. v
Railway Commissioner Williams
and Rate Expert Powell started oat to
Uvastigato. the condition-of .the Mis
souri Pacific track siace the rnaipaaj
haa boon working to Improve it
Word was received In Fremont of
tho death at Colorado Springn of
KlUean. for many yean a
tt of Dodge connty
"O terms aa comity dark.
W. B. Smith and wUo of
their aohlon weddtac at
In that city with their six
Mr. and Mrs. SmRh warn
In Kaoknk. Ix. Octobar 2.
Catholic aenool balMmc in
will bo formaUy dedicated.
with appropriate ceromonlen, NOvom
her 3. BeglaBing next Snnday, ser
vicos win be held hi tho now haJMteg
natll tho new chnrch haa been bnilt
William Van Debergh. ono of tho
pioneers oT Talmage. who wa" -
oently sent, to Lincoln for treatment,
nndor the disomnnlae aot-retaraed
home, created a disturbance la tuat
town, and threatened to shoot two.
Ho was arrested and brought to Ne
George Fields, aged about 25, dis-
I appeared from Republican City very
, mysteriously last week. loading bis
effects in bis waon. He was married
about eight months ago to Miss G.
Borden of that place. o reason can
be given. He was respected by all
who knew him.
The Wahoo city, council, at its reg
ular meeting, passed a resolution that
steps be taken for the calllag of a spe
cial election tor the purpose of- voting
bonds to either buy or put in a new
water plant, as complaint Is made
about the water furnished by the pres
ent water works system.
During the month of August the
population of the state Increased 1.
200 through the activity of the stork.
According to the report of State
Health Inspector Wilson there were
2.256 births and 1,002 deaths. Four
teen pairs of twins were bora, ten
being the children of farmers.
A PlaUsmouth dispatch says that
the four men who were arrested by
Special Agent James Maloae and
taken to Glen wood. la., weie given a
bearing on the charge of having
broken into Burlington freight cars
and stolen merchandise and were
bound over to the district court
The herd of fine Jerseys belonging,
la J. B. Smith ot Beatrice captured
nearly everything in sight at the In
ternational Stock show at Kansas
City. "Lovely," one of Mr. Smith's
oows, .won the butter test. In which
competition was open to cows of all
breeds. It was a three-day test.
Mrs. P. L. Johnson, wire of the Sec
retary of Hastings college,' left last
week for Chicago, where she goes to
meet her mother, who has just re
turned from New York, where she
weat several days ago to see her soa
sail for Syria, where ue 'goes as a
foreign missionary under the Presbyterian-
board. v .
The state board of assessment may
send Secretary George ,D. Bennett to
to the meeting cf railroad assessors
to be held In Columbus. O., November
1L Mr. .Bennett has'beea secretary
of the board since the passage of tho
1903 revenue law, and. ooaaeaaeatly.
the present board, as well as boards
In the past, have had to depend npon
him considerably in doing their work.
Clinton D. Phillips, represeatlag the
H. J. Folts company, was la David
City looking after the naaadal end
of the Omaha and Nebraska Central
railway stock, calling on the bnalaess
men. and in general boosting tho new
road. Mr. Phillips thinks that in
about two yea-a this road w!H be Jn
operation from Omaha to Hastings, as
there is already several miles of tho
grade made out of Hastings.
Forty-eight freight crews are now
running Into North Platte, twenty
four on the west district, or a total
of 144 men, exclusive of these on tho
eatra list of brakemea aad conduct
ors. This Is said to be tho largest
niBlbar, werj eB,pk,,ed to tho history
force of train crews and a
la crease of engine crews, tho
congested with- traffic and the
meat of freight Is painfully
The largest Mullen shipment of
cattle at one time from MnBen this
esigte,, of fifteen oars. It was
was Biaue utnaij mck ,an-i
range stuff from the Klmo raaea .over
It on tho Gordon.
It is rumored in BrowavWo that
word has been received from Senator
I EL J. Burkett, assuring the people
aloag the Missouri river that steam
, boats will be plenty agato on the
river; that the government wW speed
big money In making Improvements
so that boats can ply Its waters ia
the 'Bear future.
Several of the sportsmea of Awbara
have beea notified by the State Fish
commission has granted their request,
aad will plant a goodly quantity of
black bass, crapples and other game
fish hi the Loag's branch, n stream
running ciose to that place.
Tho Union Pacific la regmmrhr shlp
ptac stack out of tho Worth river val
ley comitry on their .nnobmppited lino.
Tho track haa been law
that of LtewoMon and
by apfroxiauUab It
m aad Mr the
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