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    OMAHA DAILY BEE
1 ESTABLISHED JUXE JO , 1871. OMAHA , TUESDAY MOirSTNG , SJ3L'TEMH.EK 20 , 1898 TWELVE PAGES. RIXGLI3 COPY FIVE CtiXTS.
CROWDS ARE COMING
"Exposition Attendance Grows Steadily as the
Days Run Swiftly By.
PROMISE OF SUCCESS ALREADY REALIZEC
Balance Sheet Shows the Finances to B <
Satisfactory in Condition.
MONDAY SEES MANY STRANGERS PRESEN1
People Oomo from Afar Off to Visit thi
Transinississippi Fair.
GOVERNMENT DAY BRINGS NOTABLE !
xerel efi nt ( he Auditor ! Will Hi
I'lirth-liulled In l.y Itepr.i
Of (1111,1KlNllltlVI
thu ( Jen era I ( iotcri
Tula ! Attendance Venlerday I.'JIT
Total ( o Dali- l.l-OOH !
Monday brought the usual Influx of nev
visitors to succeed these who luvo goni
nway full of admiration for the great show
The fresh arrivals were fully as numer
oils us usual In spite of the fact that i
largo number of people are waiting to
Iowa day and Modern Woodmen's day , am
this Is taken as u very reliable Indlcn
tlon that the expectations of un unprece
dented nttendancc during the week nn
likely to be realized. In view of the ex
ceptlonal events that are scheduled fo
thu middle of the week and which wll
chnw very largely from the territory Imme-
dlatcly surrounding Omaha n slight stag
nancy was probable nt the beginning , bu
this did not occur. Another very encour
nglng fact Is that a largely Increased pro
portion of yesterday's arrivals was fron
comparatively distant points , and most o
these will spend the entire week In tin
city. Today and tomorrow the tide fron
Iowa , Kansas and Nebraska will set li
with full force nnd there Is every assur
ance that the next few days will see tin
blggent crowds that have yet appeared.
As far as the original debt of the exposl
tlon Is concerned the enterprise Is uov
fairly out of debt. Of the amount that wai
outstanding September 1 only about $27,00i
remains , and the operating expenses u |
to last night will not exceed $38,000
This Indicates n total Indebtcdnesi
of $65,000 In round numbera and tin
exposition has almost exactly this amoun
to Its credit In the i bank. Hut the lurgi
expenditure which has been authorize !
nn account of the stock tihow now eland
as Indebtedness and until this la out o
the way the management will not conslde
Itself entirely free from obligations. Tin
exposition has put up premiums aggrcgat
Ing $35,000 for the stock show nnd the prep
nrntlons of the grounds nnd the construe
tlon of the buildings will add nearly $30,001
to thlH amount. Whllo these amounts an
charged -'lUlobtcdncBJ ' on ihe books the ;
represent expenditures on account of benefits
fits that are yet to accrue and OB far a :
the original expenditure Is concerned thi
exposition docs not owe n dollar bcyoni
what It has the money In the bank to pay
Wyoming duy was nnother ot those on
phonlous terms that fill space In n pro
gram without materially inflating the gat
receipts. Inasmuch ns the state has beci
decidedly backward In \K \ support of tin
exposition Governor Richards decided tha
It was not worth while to celebrate the oc
( union , and there was nothing to dlstingulsl
It but the Informal attendance of a fev
Wyoming people.
Martian ( lie Stoelc Shiny.
The only remaining feature was the open
Ing of the poultry exhibit that is the be
ginning of the big live Block show tha
will bo put on In Its entirety early In Oc
tober. Three of the big barns that hav
recently been erected south of the Inldai
encampment have been devoted to the dls
play of blooded cocks nnd hens and by toda ;
the show will bo In full swing. Supcrln
tcndent Lowellyn says the quality of th
display will exceed anything that has bee
previously shown In Nebraska. The bul
breeds are exceptionally well rcprescnte <
nnd there are especially good showings o
brown leghorns and light brahmas. Th
birds wcro being rapidly Installed ycster
day. A largo proportion of the exhibit
come from Nebraska nnd Iowa , but Mis
Hrurl , Kansas and a number of other west
cm states are fairly represented.
The reason the poultry show has not as
Binned larger proportions IB alleged to b
the action of the management In chargln
up an entry fee of 50 cents for each bin !
This has caused n tremendous protest fror
prospective exhibitors and hundreds of ex
hiblts have been kept away on that nc
count. The exhibitors assert that thi
charge has never been made before at an
poultry show In this part of the cotmtrj
They say that as the premiums ranpe fror
HO cents to $2 there Is not the slightest In
ducement to poultry fanciers to make ex
hlbltB. The cost of entry absorbs all the
could expect to win In premiums , nnd th
exhibitors nre out the cost of trnnsportn
tlon und of employing men to look atte
their exhibits. The effect of the rule ha
been to limit the display to the very bes
birds , and although the show Is not a
largo ns these which have Ijccn made n
recent Nebraska state fairs there Is an ex
cellent collection of really fancy stock.
( iovi-rniiit-nt Duy ProKriini.
The celebration of Government day thi
forenoon will bring one ot the most dla
tlngulshcd parties that has yet visited th
exposition. The senators and congressmr
who will participate In the exerclscn hav
been authorized to represent their respect
Ive branches ot the national govcrnmen
and this gives their visit a more than or
dlnary significance. The exercises of th
day will occur nt the Auditorium nt 1
o'clock nnd will be followed by n lunch n
Market's cafe tendered by the exposltlo
management. There will be an Informal re
ceptlon In front of the Government bulldln
at t o'clock , a sham battle nt the India
encampment nt G and fireworks In the even
tng. The guests ot the day will dine n
the Omaha club , where they will enjo
the hospitality of the Iowa mate commit
filon.
MOItn DAM'lMi IIV THU IMIA\ >
lied SUIiiN Ana I n Ainiixi- the Pulill
ttllli Their ( iyi-nlloiiN.
There wcro dances and dances out at th
Indian village yesterday afternoon an
night nnd the only reason that there wci
not more of them was because there was nc
time between o'clock and midnight. Th
season of Indian festivities opened with
crow dance nnd closed with n uhost danci
both of which It Is contended are religion
functions
Time on the rrow dance was called who
half n I'on-n warrior * , Homo 6f them cla
In clllzcnii' rlothes , but more In paint an
feathers , walked out In front of the reserve
1 ( Continued on Fourth Page. )
VESUVIUS' ERUPTION SERIOUS
I'VrllliVnlliN Arc Covoreil llli
I.in n ami ThrlvliiK Timim
Arc Threatened.
( Copyright , 189S , by Press Publishing Co. )
NAPLES , Sept. 19. ( New York World Ca-
blcgram Special Telegram. ) Travelers
from all points of Europe arc flocking hereto
to see Vesuvius In eruption. The spectacle !
nt night Is one of Indescribable grandeur.
The fnlnt , palpitating slow that normally
mnrkK th greater crater Is now exchanged
for n vlvcl tongue of light , colored at times
nlmo.it like the rainbow. Illuminating the
heavens and reflecting with exquisite effect
In the waters of the bay. These manifesta
tions arc accompanied by deep rumblings
and thunderous subterranean explosions , fol
lowed by great eruptions of lava and ashea.
Fresh lava streams are dally moving down
the mountain side , encroaching on the cul
tivated regions , causing great loss and dam
age to Drooerty.
The observatory Is seriously threatened
by the subsidence of the ground on which
It ! n built , and one great lava stream now
coming clown will certainly overwhelm It
unless diverted from Us present course ,
torrent near the crater has n
a mile , dividing Into three
ins , each seventy or eighty
htch ns they pour down the
again subdivide Into numer-
Btrenms. They advance at a
rate of forty yards per hour , overwhelming
everything In their path , Bearing the veg
etation In their vicinity ns though lire had
passed over It.
An enormous quantity of lava keeps pour
ing out of the crater. It has filled Ver-
tcrnmi Valley , a deep ravine , and the
ashes lie several Inches thick for a long
distance down the Bides of the mountain
and on adjacent villages. Yesterday the
Inhabitants were seriously alarmed , but
have been somewhat reassured by a par
tial cessation of the eruption today.
Frightful misery and Immense damage
to property will bo caused If the eruption
breaks out again on the same scale ns on
Friday and Saturday. The slope of Vesu
vius Is one of the most thickly populated
districts In the world. The fertility of
the soil Is notorious and In the best parts
four crops n year are garnered from It ,
but one great aid to this fertility Is the
numerouh wells now beginning to dry up ,
and fanners arc In despair.
Today nine new craters have been counted
round the central crater , but even this extra
vent does nothing to check the flow of lava
from the latter , although there Is a marked
cessation In the more violent belching fire
and smoke.
DENOUNCES THE DREYFUSITES
ScnthlliR MnnlfPNtn IN iMnllcd hy tin ;
Due il'Orlt-niiN. Who ACCIIMCN MIii-
iNtry of Donlilc-DealliiK.
PARIS , Sept. 19. The Due d'Orleans has
Issued n manifesto denouncing the Dreyfus-
Ites. The manifesto begins thus :
"At last the promoters of the odious plot
against the honor and security of the father
land have thrown oft their mask. Intimi
dated by them -the ministers have lowered
themselves BO far as 'to ' become their ac
complices. "
The Due d'Orlcang accuses the ministry of
seeking a revision of the Dreyfus proceed
ings , while convinced that Dreyfus was
guilty , under pretext of calming the public
for their own profit. He declares that the
prospect makes hla heart quiver and he
concludes his manifesto In these words :
"Frenchmen , wo nro masters In our own
country. Your servants , subject to occult
and pernicious power , presume to Impose
upon you the will to which they submit
under the pretext of proving the Innocence
of a man whom the military tribunals have
condemned as n traitor. It Is the army they
nro trying to destroy and Franco they are
striving to ruin.
"Frenchmen , we will not allow It. "
The manifesto has fallen rather flat. The
Dreyfus affair presents no new features. It
Is stated that General Chanolne , the now
minister of war , has decided to appoint an
entirely new staff for the ministry and to
organize the secret Intelligence department.
M. Prcssence , a leader In the Dreyfus
agitation , has been summoned to appear be
fore n council of rho legion of honor , on the
ground that ho has presided at meeting at
which orators have denounced the army.
ISSlin.S UAD1CAI , IMPISUIAIj EDICTS.
Chlnn'M Kmpcror Startlen ( h Native *
tvllh Illn ProKri-NNlvt-iu-Hx.
PEKIN , Sept. 19. A remarkable series ol
imperial edicts has been published during
the past few days. The edicts have startled
the officials while making a favorable Im
pression upon the old foreign residents
who are unusually skeptical ns to the prac
tical value of such orders.
The emperor has addressed to the people
ple n long explanation of his now policy , de
claring that In many respects western civ
ilization la superior to the existing order
In his dominion and announcing his In
tention to adopt Its good features nnd dis
card the bad ones.
The most radical edict establishes n pos
tal service throughout the empire. In It
the emperor nsks the people to co-operate
with him In making the newly established
system a success , assuring them , that they
will thus aid In strengthening the re
sources of the cmjilre.
A fresh edict followed extending to prac
tically every one the right to memorialize
the throne , a privilege heretofore restricted
to certain classes. The latest edict com
mands that monthly accounts be rendered tc
the government receipts and expenditures
e\ cry where and that these accounts be pub
lished. The emperor directs that the edicts
bo posted throughout the country , In or
der that the people may see the endeavors
to promote their welfare which ho Is mak
ing.
TIHIvS UAISB MOlli : OIUUCTIONS ,
Dlnarmanient of MiinnnlniiinN Delnyvil
hy the Commander.
CANDIA , Island of Crete , Sept. 19. The
disarmament of the Mussulmans has been
delayed. DJevad Pasha , the Turkish military
commander , demanding that the arms be de
livered on board a Turkish war ship. Ad
miral Noel , the British naval commander ,
Insists fhat they be handed to n Drltlsh
guard.
CANDIA , Isle of Crete. Sept. 19. Edham
Pasha , the Turkish governor , has Just had
n proclamation publicly read , Baying thai
by order of the sultan all arms must bo sur
rendered to the committee formed for thai
purpose. The surrender has already begun ,
There Is no disorder.
Hurricane In .Spain.
MADRID , Sept. 19. A destructive hurri
cane today swept over southern Spain doIng -
Ing great damage In the provinces ot Sevllli
and Granada. Six persona were killed ami
nuny injured end n number ot buildings
wcro destroyed at Seville and eighty-five
houses were demolished and many personi
fell victims to the storm at Guadlx , lu thi
province of Granada.
I'lfl ) Injured In Slreel Car Accident
, HR.VDFORD. Eng. , Sept , 19. An clertric
. street car was derailed while ascending a
hill here today. Fifty persons were eerlouslj
1 Injured. Several : ot them are dying.
PVT inn n i niiPOT nrHM ntTn
ENLARGES I'OKEST RESERVE
Black Hills Keservation Increased by Several
Thousand Acres.
PRESIDENT HAS SIGNED THE PROCLAMATION
Certain Tract * on ( lie SonlivtiN (
SoiillK-iint of Original llener e
Are lleHtored to ( lie I'llll-
llu Domain.
WASHINGTON. Sept. 19. ( Special Tele
gram. ) The president today signed a proc
lamation enlarging the Dlack Hills forest
reserve In South Dakota. The reservation
na created by executive order of February
22 , 1897 , contained 967,650 acres , while the
reserve created by the proclamation ap
proved today embraces 1,211,630 acres. A
tract of 159,360 acres on the southwestern
corner and one of 7,650 acres to the south
east are excluded from the reserve ami re
stored to the public domain. This land la
eliminated from the reservation for the
reason that It Is devoid of forest growth.
On the north and cast of the old reserve Is
added nn extensive area of 433,110 acres ,
which extends Into Wyoming and covers
43,000 acres. At the request of residents
of the Dcadwood district there Is eliminated
from the reserve 22,400 acres. All land re
stored to the public domain Is now subpcct
to entry.
The comptroller of the currency today de
clared a llfth dividend of 10 per cent in
favor of the creditors of the Sioux Na
tional bank of Sioux City , la. , making In
all 45 per cent on claims proved , amounting
to $410,519.
The comptroller of the currency has been
Informed of the appointment of 0. S. Gll-
bertson , vice president of the First Na
tional bank ot Lake Mills , la , , and S. H.
Larson , assistant cashier.
The St. Louis National bank was today
approved ns reserve agency for the Mer
chants' Exchange National bank of Lin
coln , also the- Continental National bank
of Chicago for the First National bank ot
Eldora , la.
An order was Issued allowing one addi
tional carrier for duty at Marshalltown , la. ,
poatolllce. This order takes effect Novem
ber 1.
The chief architect of the Indian schools
Is preparing plans for a new steam heating
plant nt Genoa , Neb. , Indian school , for
which congress has provided $13,000.
SIXTI3KX MILLIONS OF PUPILS ,
Animal lleport of ( lie CnminlMNloiicr
of Htliicnttoii.
WASHINGTON , Sept. 19. The annuar re
port ) of the commissioner of education has
been presented to Secretary Bliss. The re
port shows figures for the work for the
year ending June 30 , 1S9S , and among other
things , says :
"One cause of congratulation on the part
of those who hold the doctrine that popu
lar education Is the safeguard of our Amer
ican institutions Is the continued pros
perity of the elementary schools. The In
crease during the year 1896-97 amounted to
257,596 pupils ovtir the previous year. The
total enrolled In elementary schooU
amounted to 15.-I52.426 pupils.Atlfling to It
those In colleges , universities , high schools
and academies , the total number reached 1C-
255,093 pupils.
"The ttttaf amount of schooling received
per Individual on an average for the whole
United States at the rate of school attend
ance for 1897 Is nearly five years of 200
days each , and reaches quite seven years In
a few states that arc the most lavish In their
expenditures for education. A llftlo more
than one-fifth of the entire population at
tended school nt Bomo tlmo during the year.
"A still greater occasion for congratula
tion Is the Increase ot students In colleges
and universities. This Increase has gone on
steadily for twenty-five years and In 187 !
only D90 persons In the million were en-
roi'led In these Institutions. In 1897 the
number has risen to 1,267 in the million ,
being more than double the number. Dur
ing the same period there has been an Im
portant change In regard to conditions ol
admission tt > colleges. The standard has
been raised to such an extent as to require
nn average of a year's work more In prepara
tion for the freshman class. Considering the
elevated standard , It Is safe to estimate the
number In higher education measured bj
the standard of 1872 as three times as large
In 1897 as Bwenty-flvo years before. This
Increase was most remarkable In tboso stu
dents taking what are called post graduate
studies and engaged In the work of original
Investigation. The professional students It
the schools of law , medicine , and theologj
Increased during the same period. Durliif
the same period scientific and Pechnlca
schools multiplied. "
In view ot the continually Increasing de
mand for higher education , says the state
ment , the Influence of professional educa
tion , and especially the rapid growth of thai
class of students that ) make- special experl
studies In post graduate' work , Is In the
highest degree assuring. A largo portion
of the report Is devoted to statistics-of edu
cation In the United Stutes. During the
year there were maintained In Alaska eight
een day schools , with 1,210 pupils.
IlIidL'KSTS TO lU'IT TUB SKIIVICB
t Hiilt-N UN to How Volun
teer * Slay lie MuNlered Out.
WASHINGTON , Sept. 19. The following
statement Is given out at the War depart
ment :
The War department Is Just at present
undergoing an experience which Illustrates
the alacrity with which the average cltlzer
hastens to his senator or representative It
congress In emergencies.
The cessation ot hostilities and the Im
probability of their renewal , with the dull
ness of camp life , has apparently created t
feeling ot restlessness among the men of the
volunteer army , who , in the majority ol
cases , have given up positions of larger com
pensation , and many of them are imploring
their political representatives to procurt
their discharges and the latter In turn art
Hooding the War department with request !
for prompt and Immediate action.
To such an abuse of privilege has thli
grown that the War department has beer
obliged to call attention to that paragraph
of the army regulations which requires thai
all communications from subordinates to su
periors must pass through military channels
and to decline , as a rule , to entertain appli
cations for discharges ot enlisted men un
less they come to It In tbo proper manner.
A soldier who Is desirous of securing hh
discharge and has good and sufficient rcasoni
upon which to base It will save himself i
great amount of trouble If he will set fortl
the reasons for his discharge In a letter ad
dressed to the adjutant general of the arm ]
and hand It to the captain of his company
who , In turn , Is required to forward It to thi
colonel of the regiment , and the latter tt
pass it along through brigade , division am
corps headquarters , with their recommenda
lion. Unless this Is done this departmen
will send the paper back to the compan ;
commander for his recommendattton , am
that takes time which may be saved by fol
lowing the proper rule.
The department has promulgated a rullni
In thin connection , which Is to the effect tha
publlo'pollcy will not permit at this time tbi
I
consideration of applications for discharges
of men serving In the Phlllpplno Islands ,
Honolulu , Cuba or Porto Hiro. The reasons
for this arc obvious. Aside from the question
of transportation Involved and the necessity
of supplying the places of men.who are to
bo discharged with other * from the states.
It Is to be remembered that the war Is not
over and that much depends upon the re
sults and deliberations of the peace commls-
sloifers who have sailed for Par's.
Tnmi Import * ( o t rummy.
WASHINGTON , Sept. 19. The United
States consul at Montevideo reports to the
State department that beginning August 1
last an additional permanent tax of 2 per
cent was Imposed on all Imports Into Uru
guay. The proceeds arp to be applied first
to the payment of outstanding treasury cer
tificates , now about ten months behind , and
afterwards to the proposed harbor Improve
ments. The tax Is of especial significance
to Americans Interested In the exportation
of lumber and refined oil upon which the
duty Is already very heavy.
Cnlli-r * oil tinPresident. .
WASHINGTON , Sept. 19. Senator Faulk
ner , Charles Schlcrln , chairman of the
Cuban relief fund , and General Hates , who
participated In the Santiago campaign , were
among the president's callers today. The
president talked at considerable length with
General Dates concerning the details of the
slego of the Cuban city , remarking that ha
h.ul conversed with so many participants
that he foil quite conversant with all the
particulars of It.
I'oMmnMcr * Appointed.
WASHINGTON. Sepr. 19. The president
has appointed the following postmasters :
Illinois , Sycamore , J. K. Ellwood ; Iowa ,
DCS Molncs , Lowls Schooler ; Greenflcrd ,
John J. HetherltiRton ; Guthrle Center ,
Charles II. Ashton ; Marcngo , David M. How-
land. Kansas , Cherryvale , Theodore C.
Veeder. Montana , Great Falls , II. 0.
Chewin. Nebraska , Ponca , James II. Logan.
Washington , Chehalls , D. W. Hush. Okla
homa , Ulackwell , G. L. Lage.
Consular Auriit Hcporled Kllloil ,
WASHINGTON , Sept. 19. The State de
partment recently asked Consul Short at
Constantinople to ascertain the truth of
the report that our consular agent at Can-
dla. Island of Crete , had been killed In the
recent massacre nt that place. Today a ca
blegram from the consul general was re
ceived stating that ho had been so far
unable to learn anything dcflnltu from Can-
dla , communication with that place being
very dlfllcult.
After tinHalHvay Companies.
WASHINGTON , Sept. 19. Upon official
Information received nt the Treasury de
partment that certain railroad companies
are not afllxlng the required 2-ccnt revenue
stamps to rebate checks given to passengers
when fares ore paid to the conductors , the
commissioner of Internal revenue has given
Instructions that evidence bo procured with
a view to Instituting proceedings against
these companies for violation ot the law.
Cllllllll ColllllllHNlllll 111 ( JOOll Health.
WASHINGTON , Sept. 19. The War de
partment has received a cablegram from
Jnor Clous , " the secretary of the American
Military commission , dated Havana today ,
stating that the commission has removed
to Vodfidl , a suburb of Havana , and that
all of the party , at nc-il as 'the people on
the steamer Resolute , notwithstanding
newspaper reports to the contrary , are In
good health.
Kan I kiicr on Canadian ConnnlNNloii.
WASHINGTON. Sept. 19. Senator C. J.
Faulkner of West Virginia was today ap
pointed to the position on the Canadian
commission made vacant by the retirement
of Senator Gray when he was transferred to
the Paris Peace commission. The tender of
the position was made by the president
today In n personal Interview with Senator
Faulkner , and was accepted by the latter.
Appointment * li.v tinPresident. .
WASHINGTON , Sept. 19. The following
appointments were announced by the presi
dent today :
Gcorgo H. Plckerell of Ohio , to bo consul
at St. Nicholas ; Fred Page Tustln of Oregon
gen , to bo commissioner for the district of
Alaska , to reside nt Wrangcl ; Thomas L.
Ling , Interpreter to the United States consulate -
sulato at Fu Chan , China.
PIIJ-H ii lilt Interest Hill.
WASHINGTON , Sept. 19. The treasurer ot
the United States today mailed 27,512 checks ,
aggregating $4,910,29 } , In payment of the in
terest duo October 1 on United States regis
tered consolsIs , with notice that they must
ho presented for payment.
Dividend on Sluiix City Ilniik.
WASHINGTON , Sept. 19. The comptroller
of the currency has declared dividends In
favor ot the creditors of the Insolvent na
tional bank of Sioux City , la. , 10 per cent-
YELLOW JACK GAINS HEADWAY
Ileenplltilatlnii from Different Pnrtd
of ( ho Infeeted Country Shown
IIlull Per Cent of Dentlin.
LOUISVILLE , Ky. , Sept. 19. Reports
from the south tonight Indicate that the
yellow fever epidemic Is slowly gaining head-
way. The following synopsis was gleaned
from reports emanating In that section
ntsht :
The Louisiana Board of Health tonight
made the ofiiclal announcement that up to
date four cases of fever have been reported
In Now Orleans and five cases at Harvey's
canal , above Now Orleans , on the opposite
side of the river. No deaths have been re
corded In either place.
A recapitulation of the epidemic through
out Mississippi shows that out of a total
of 109 cases seven deaths have occurred , the
death rate being 12 per cent heavier than
that of last year.
Two new cases have appeared at Taylors ,
but Dr. Wood reports no Increase. No new
cases have appeared at Jackson.
Alabama has a strict quarantine against
anyone from New Orleans and other Infected
places entering the state and Montgomery
also has quarantine guards on every train.
The department of the Gulf today ordered
Battery D , First artillery , from New Orleans
to Newman , Ga. . on account of the preva
lence of yellow fever In the gulf city. The
second biennial convention of the Journey
men Barbers' union of America , which was
scheduled to meet In Memphis October 4 ,
has been postponed to November 8 , owing
to the quarantine maintained by the local
authorities :
SHOE LASTERS WALK OUT
Kiiiilon | of Seven I.arKC llounci
Claim Higher AVnuex nnd ( o < ! et
Them Inaugurate StrlUr.
DROCKTON. Mass. . Sept. 19. Nearly
l.GOO lasters In the big shoe factories ol
Drockton , Rockland , Whitman , StoughOon ,
East Weymouth , Mlddleboro nd Randolph
were ordered out today , the manufacturers ,
with the exception of W. L. Douglass &
Co.'s establishment In this city , having de
clined to accede to the demand * of rhe tast
ers for n new prlco list , providing for an
Increase over the old rates. A protracted
fight Is expected. All the lastvra In Drock
ton , with the exception ot those ot the
Douglass factory nave gone out.
WILL NOT AWAIT EVACUATION
War Department to Bond 10,000 Men to
Ouba for Garrison Duty.
TROOPS ARE TO SAIL ABOUT OCTOBER 1
OrKnnlr.nlloitN ( lull Are < o Comprise
thu I'oree ofHIKM ) Men Not All
Gained I'lenNiint .Now
In Culm.
WASHINGTON , Sept. 19. It la the present
Intention of the administration to send to
Cuba ns a garrison force for the Island about
40,000 troops In addition to the force now In
Santiago under command of General Lawton.
The organizations which are to comprise the
Cuban garrisons have not all been designated
yet , but It Is assured that nt least half of
them will bo > oluntecrs.
Within two weeks orders will be Issued for
the movement to Cuba of the llrst 10,000
of the permanent garrison and It Is the
expectation now that they will sail from
tbo United States about October 1. These
troops will be followed quickly by others
until the entire force of 40,000 has been
established on the Island. It Is not the
Intention ot the administration to await the
evacuation ot the Island by the Spanish
forces before sending United States troops
to Cuba , as the Indications are now that It
may bo several months before the Cuban
commissioners complete their work. Quito
naturally , a considerable number of Spanish
troops will remain on the Island until the
rellnqulshment of Spanish sovereignty over
It has formally been concluded.
The rainy season In Cuba Is nearly at
an end and the most delightful season of the
year on the Island Is about to begin. Dur-
lug the late fall and winter months the
climate In Cuba Is not only enjoyable but
healthful and with such care as will betaken
taken for the health and comfort of the
American forces to bo stationed In Cuba
officials of the War department have no
fear that serious illness among the men
will follow the occupation of the Island.
CAMP W1KOKK IlOM'lTAIi 1U2POUT.
Til ! DeatliH Occur Sick llemoved
from Ulvlxloii HoMpllul.
CAMP W1KOFF , Montauk Point , L. I. ,
Sept. 19. The deaths reported from the
general hospital today were : Austin Dun-
lap , Company L , Second regular cavalry ,
who dlpd from the result of an operation for
tyacnla ; John Lander , corporal , Twenty-
first Infantry , dysentery ; William H. Drown ,
Ninth Massachusetts , dysentery.
Dr. Senn , assistant surgeon general , who
has b en hero for several weeks , left to
day. Dr. Greenleaf succeeds Dr. Senn In
the hospital here. There are 721 patients
In the general hospital. This Increased
number Is due to the fact that the patients
from the divisional hospitals have been all
moved to the general hospital. The steamer
Shlnnecock took 300 sick to New York to
day and the yacht lied Cross took fifteen
sick of the Ninth and Second regiments ot
Massachusetts to New London.
A largo number of men left on furlough
today. Three new wooden hospital bulld-
IngK are being put up , as It Is believed that
many of the sick patients cannot bo moved
for some tlmo yet.
The question of sending General Wheeler's
cavalry brigade to Huntsvlllc , Ala. , has
caused numerous messages to bo exchanged
between General Wheeler and the War de
partment. General Wheeler says he does not
know Just when the cavalrymen will be
moved from Montauk , but ho expects that
they will bo moved before the first of the
month. General Wheeler , who fully ex
pects to return to congress , will resign from
the army service early In October. IIo says
he will do what ho can for his men In the
way of having them located In a healthful
camp before he leaves the service.
( ; I.MHAI.S WITHOIT ASSIR\MB\T.S.
I'll of HlK CiinipN Itendern
KoiirrniiKi' int-iit \ - - -MMiiry.
WASHINGTON , Sept. 19. Major Generals
Dates and Sumner , who were prominent In
the Santiago campaign , reported at the War
department today. They arc expecting n
new assignment under the plan which Is
contemplated for the distribution of troops.
They have been at Montauk , but the breakIng -
Ing up of the camp there leaves many
ofllccrs unasslgncd and without duty. Gen
eral Xllles , with whom they conferred , has
been very busy with his scheme of re
organization , but It hna not yet reached n
point which makes obtainable any definite
Information as to where troops or com
manding officers will go. It Is almost set
tled that General Shatter will return to
San Francisco and resume command ot the
Department of California. Such Is his de
sire and no doubt It will bo complied with.
The probability that n number of general
and staff volunteer ofllccrs will bo dis
pensed with has caused considerable dis
cussion among those who may bo among
the number. A number of officers desire
to remain In the service and Influence Is
already being brought to bear to keep them
on the rolls of the War department.
1'repnrlliK to Iteeelve AlKer.
ANNISTON , Ala. , Sept. 19. Secretary
Algcr will not reach Camp Shlpp until Fri
day , but arrangements for his reception
have already been made. The Commercial
club and city council will appoint commit
tees to receive the secretary on his arrival
In the city and Drlgndlcr General Frank will
order n review of the men now In camp here ,
numbering 7,000. The officers are highly
pleased with the water supply from Cold-
water springs. The spring sends forth 42-
000,000 gallons of water n day. The camp
Is now well supplied with pipes and water
la carried to all parts of It. The health o (
the camp Is excellent , there being but three
deaths In two weeks.
HI. I.oulH WeJeonu-N | h , . Twelfth.
ST. LOUIS. Sept. 19. The Twelfth In
fantry. U. S. A. , ICO officers and men , arrived
hero today In sections , under the command
of Major W. H. Humphreys. This regiment ,
which took a gallant part In the battle ol
Kl Canoy , came from Montauk Point and
will bo stationed at Jefferson barracks , near
this city. Ucfore the war the Twelfth In
fantry was stationed at NIobrara , Neb. Mayor
Zlegenhcln , at the head of a reception com
mittee , took the men In hand , gave them n
hearty welcome and fed them bountifully on
their arrival In the city. Later In the week
the regiment will bo paraded and given a
public reception.
AVhlte and Colored Moldlerx Climli.
LEXINGTON , Ky. , Sept. 19. Private J. II.
Whalcu ot the Eighth Massachusetts died
at ) Camp Hamilton today of typhoid fever ,
making the sixteenth death. General llrcck.
cnridgo reviewed the troopa before an Im
mense crowd today. Secretary Alger will
review them tomorrow. There have been
frequent clashes between corored Immunce
and white soldiers and serious trouble IE
feared.
DealliM In Porto Illi-o.
WASHINGTON , Sept. 18.-In dispatches
to the War department tonight Major Gen
eral llrooko reports four deaths among the
American troops a' Ponce , Porto Hlro. The
deaths are : O. C. Brace , Company A , Third
TEMPERATURE AT OMAHA
Hour. ! ) < . Hour. DOK.
TOI1AY AT TIIIJ 1-\POMTIO.\ : .
At ( Inironnilni
( iovertinient | ) n > - .
S n. in. lo II ) p. iiin Indian Conurt-NN
lit lOneaiilliluent ,
111 n. in , . Oiiinliii 1 iiiu-ert Hand at
.V.Mtltorlnni.
II n. in , , Kr < -lR < < H of ( ! IM eminent
Day , Auditorium ,
llt.'to n. in. , MaUlexlilp llllnolN
llueked nl < io\eminent llnlldlnu.
Iin. . . I'I re Home * llltelied liy Kleu-
trlcltj.
- p. in. , Oruan Iteeltat at Auditorium ,
-i.'tll p. in. , > Ie\leun Hand nl AII-
illtorlnni.
I | i. in. , I lilted Slate * l.lfe Saving
Drill on I.IIKIMIII.
I l > . in. , Omaha Concert Iliinil a ( Cov- !
emmelit ItiilldIIIK.
" p. in. . Slinni llaltle on Indian
( ironnilN.
7 | i. in. , .Meileaii Hand on IMa/ii.
Wisconsin , typhoid fever ; Morton Hen t Icy ,
Company C. Nineteenth United States In
fantry , typhoid fever : Frederick Llddle ,
Company C , Nineteenth United States In
fantry , malarial fever ; Frederick S. Phelps ,
Hattory H , Fifth artillery.
( 'limit .Meade lv -r PnllonlN ,
CAMP MKAD13 , MIDDLCTON. Pa. , Sept.
19. There are over 100 typhoid fever pa
tients In the division hospitals and the
Ked Cross wards haj o been Increased to
double their former size to accommodate
this class of patients. The society 1ms
thirty-five trained female nurses on the
ground taking care of the most serious
cases.
Chief Surgeon Glrard has recommended
to Surgeon General Sternbnrg that mos
quito bars , bead nets and buckskin gloves
bo made a part of the regular equipment of
the men In the army who are going to
Cuba , Porto Rico and the Philippines. The
llrst division of General Graham's corps ,
which Includes four Pennsylvania regi
ments nml Is In command of General S. M.
H. Young , will probably be ordered south
early In October to move to Cuba for garrison
risen duty.
KIIIINIIN Soldlei-M llnlKi * DlNlin-liaiiee.
ST. LOUIS , Sept. 19. Just ns the fust
mall on the Missouri Pacific was about to
pull out this morning a number of Kansas
soldiers boarded the single Pullman at-
t'.iched to the train , declaring that they had
ridden to St. Louis In a common coach and
proposed going the rest of the way In the
Pullman. It took the trainmen about thirty
minutes to put off the obstreperous soldiers.
The Missouri Pacific will refuse tvj pay the
flno for being late Into Kansas City with
the mail , and will show that the soldiers
were the cause of the deftly. The govern
ment will be called upon for nn Investiga
tion.
Minnesota Ho > H < ! < -t .SleeperN ,
CAMP POLAND. KNOXVILLB , Tnnn. ,
Sept. 19. The Fourteenth Minnesota regi
ment win return to St. Paul In Pullman
sleeping cars. When the train to trans
port this regiment reached this city last
week It was made up of day coaches. The
officers of rhe regiment objected to making
the long trip In the coaches and so notified
the railroad officials. It was Imperative to
order Pullmans and twenty-seven of these
cars arrived hero this morning. Nine others
will come In tomorrow morning and the
regiment will start on Its long Journey To
morrow afternoon.
Film-nil of ( it-iK-rnl lliiMkell.
COLUMHUS , O. , Sept. 19. The last tribute
to the memory of Hrlgadler General J. T.
Haskell was paid by Columbus this morning
and the body shipped to the National ceme
tery nt Arlington for Interment. The fu
neral was held at Trinity Klscopal church.
The church was packed with citizens and
the streets were lined. The escort consisted
of local military and secret orders and thu
Seventeenth Infantry. The remains left hero
ove.- the Pennsylvania road at 1:15 : p. m.
with n military escort.
AI er on a Tour of Camp * .
CINCINNATI , Sept. 19. Secretary Alger
arrived from Detroit today , accompanied by
his aide. Major Hopklna. IIo found await
ing him hero Sugeon General Sternberg and
General M. P. Ludlngton , quartermaster
general of the United States army. The BOO-
rclary's visit hero Is to begin n series of In
spections of camps and hospitals In the
west. Ills attention will bo given to the
camp and hospital at ) Fort Thomas today.
His next visit will bo to Lexington , Ky.
APPOINTMENTS 70 CHURCHES
ilN for \cliraNUa OUtrldx
.Made hy ( iernian MethodUt
lOpUcopal Conference.
KANSAS CITY. Sept. l-Spceial ! ) ( Tele
gram. ) The session of the west conference
of the German Methodist Episcopal church
closed this morning with the appointment
of ministers. The appointments for the Ne
braska districts nro ns follows :
Nebraska District J. G. Llest , presldlnfi
elder ; Beatrice , Neb. , C. G. Meyer ; Clatonla ,
Neb. , P. C. Schramni ; Cortland , Neb. ,
Henry Sleboldt ; Friend. Neb. , John Schaun ;
Graham. Mo. , L. D. Wagoner ; Humboldt ,
Neb. , C. E. litrhardt ; Jensen , Neb. . Heiirj
Minor ; Kramer. Neb. . J. A. Nigg ; Lincoln ,
Neb. , First church , J. Demand ; Lincoln ,
Neb. , Second church , Ed Heck ; Oregon , Mo. ,
John Lauor ; Sprague nnd Highland , Nub. ,
J. D. Hamrnel ; Sterling , Neb. , J. J. Stein-
Ingcr ; St. Josepn , Mo. , Charles Harms ;
Swanton , Neb. , H. H. Hnckman ; Wathcna
Kan. , H. C. Ellfcldt ; White Cloud , Kan. ,
H. Slekmann. Gustnv Uecker , professor al
Mount Pleasant German college.
North Nebraska District Ed Salenbach ,
presiding elder , Arlington , Neb. . H. A. Trel-
ber ; Hlg Springs. Neb. . M. H. Knet-k ; Halliu
end Ansley. Neb. , O. n. Schnackenberg ;
CulbcrtEon and Francis , Neb. , Matthew Her
mann ; Denver , Colo. , First church , John
Koehlcr ; Denver , Colo. , Second church , H ,
O. Lclst ; Duncan and Columbus , Neb. , F.
Rclchnrdt ; Hustle , Neb. , John Hwlnk ; Grand
Island and Palmer , Neb. , W. F. Frlcko ,
Henderson and York. Nob. . J. C. Mueller ;
Kalamazoo and Falrvlew , Neb. , C. F. Kruse ;
Macon , Nitb. , H. J. Dlercks ; Nebraska City ,
Neb. . G. J. Mueller ; Omaha , Neb. , F. Kal-
tenbach ; Oscsola , Nub. , A. J. Ross ; Papll-
lion , Neb. , J. A. C. Tanner ; Pueblo , Colo. ,
C. F Haucr : Rushville , Neb. , C. H. Sud-
brook ; South Omaha , Neb. , L. J. Haas ;
West Point , Nub. . W. Tonat ; Waco nn.l
Seward , Neb. . P. W. Mattbael.
Volume of > aval History Heady ,
WASHINGTON , Sept. 19. Advance prints
of volume 7. series 1. of the official records
of the union and confederate navies In the
war of the rebellion have been furnlsheil
the Navy department by the governmenl
printing office. The volume comprises the
operation of the North Atlintl" blockading
squadron from March 8 to September 4 ,
1SG2. The distribution of tbo work Is o
congressional and not a deoartmental one.
REPUBLICANS RALLY
Voters of Douglas County Greet the Party's
Standard Bearers.
WARM WELCOME TO THE CANDIDATES
Oroighton Hall Packed to the Doors with
Enthusiastic Citizens ,
HEARTY CHEERS FOR THE PRESIDENT
Naino of William McKinley the Signal for
Tumultuous Applause.
JUDGE HAYWARD DISSECTS SOME FIGURES
i\ploden Menerve'n Claim for Won.
oVrfnlly KHIclcnt .Tlaiiaueiiieiil Mr.
itoNi-tvnlcr ( iUcn | | lt. I'nrly Sonic
Advice nn to Candidate ) ) .
The republican state candidates made
their bows to the voters of Douglas county
last night nt Crelghton hall. The hall was
packed with enthusiastic republicans and
erstwhile members of other parties who art-
tired of populist mlsrulo who made the
building shake with applause every tlmo
the name of William McKlnley was men
tioned and whenever a tribute was paid lo
"Old Glory. " It was a gathering calcu
lated to Inspire those who arc to do the
Douglas county end of restoring Nebraska
this fall to Ha old place In the republican
column.
It was to the tune of the "Star Spangled
Banner" that Judge M. L. Hayward , the
candidate for governor ; Ccnek Darns , for
secretary of state ; N. D. Jackson , for at
torney general ; T. L. Matthews , for auditor
and J. F. Saylor , for superintendent of pub
lic Instruction took their seats on the pint-
form , and they were Introduced to the audi
ence to the tune of a "Hot Tlmo In
the Old Town" and with the most ener
getic clapping of hands , stamping the lloor
and wild cheers. A little later Senator John
M. Thurston and "Our Dave" Mercer made
their appearance and the cheering that ac
companied n recognition of their presonro
was deafening. G. II. Williams , the candi
date for commissioner of public lands , acted
as president of the rally.
The first spenekor was JudgeHayward. .
Ho attacked the manifesto put forward by
the fuslonlstH , as their Issue , with nn array
of llgures that Is formidable and made
their claims of economy , good financiering
and retrenchment seem ridiculous. Ho
said :
Our fusion friends , every tlmo they meet
In convention , reiilllrm the Omnlm platform
of 1SU2 , but did It ever occur to you that
they never attempt to defend that platform ,
feeing that they were beaten so beautifully
In the campaign of that year ? In this year
they have changed their tactics somewhat
and hnvu undertaken to prosecute a cam-
pnlgu of libel and slander ami also of misrepresentation -
representation of the wise ndmlnistrntlou cf
Mr. McKinloy. Mr. McICInluy's administra
tion needs no defense at my hands , but ( hero
are somu things connected with the-admin
istration of iiffnlrw In .this state to which I
would Ilko to call attention.
CiiMh Turned Over to Meerve.
In that pamphlet they claim that when
Treasurer Mornerve went Into olllce he found
a shortage from his republican predecessor
of $500,000. In looking over the treasury
figures this Is what I have found : That the
total cash on hand turned over to Air.
Mcaarvo by his predecessor was $034,060.00
In cold cash. 1 ask you In nil fulrnvis if ,
with $931,000 turned over to him , what 13
ntlint by Mr. Mcservo by saying that "tho
most cf the rash balance wan stolen .by his
predecessor ? " Another statement Is to the
olTcct that ho has reduced the state debt to
the amount of $700,000. Let us sc-o what the
aspcts of the Btato were. Ho had $930.000
turned over to him. There was n balance In
the general fund to t > c applied to this pur
pose of $ r > 37'j : > 3.13. The state levied In 189.1 ,
ISIiC and 1897 a tax for n sinking fund. Mr.
Mi-servo collected In 1897 the tax levied In
! & % . The assessed valuation for Nebraska
was $ tfi7,078,270.37. At 60-100 of a mill for
189B , Mr. Meservo collected for 1S9 ( > S10.1-
540.81. Wo find that In Nebraska two-thtids
of the tax Is collected during the Hrfit e\x \
months of the year. For Instanc" , during
thi ) first six months of 189C $3.J.l oS.l.-H wan
collected ; for the second half , $ lll,032.r.i : ;
for the llrst half of 1837 , $1102,500.57 ; for Iho
second half. $142,000. The sinking fund lux
for 1S96 collected in 1897 amounted to JlOU-
540.SI , and mid to thin two-thirds of Iho
same amount , ti.iy $ C9,027.23 , being .ho
amount collected In the first half of 1898 on
the 18117 tax. then add $253,828,50 , tha
amount of delinquent school revenue col
lected , and flnally the $537,953.13 cash turned
over by Hartley , and you have almost u mil
lion dollars with which to pay off the $700.-
512.9 ! ! Mr. Meservo boasts of ptylng off ns
a reduction of the state Indebtedness.
Judge Hayward also gave some llgures on
the school collections mid appropriations to
the different counties of the state , showing
how Iho popocrats had appropriated to
themselves ihc results of republican pros
perity. They had taken Iho first two
halves of 1897 and 1898 and compared them
with the two last halves of two prior years
when the people , having Buffered with
drouth and hard times generally , had not
paid the school revenue. They charco tha
republicans with the last halves of 1895 nnJ
189C. He produced figures from the trcaH-
urorB of the two counties ot Douglas und
Lancaster for Illustration.
Unlitrimfor UKIlllnd. .
So far as the penal and eleemosynary In
stitutions of the state are concerned mid
the populist claims of retrenchment he
ridiculed the statements put forth. If tha
penitentiary 1 Belf-sustalnlng now it IB
because there Is a demand for that kind
ot labor which did not exist In the poor
years , and us for the other Institutions the
retrenchment bragged about has been
largely duo to the fact that the blind
boys at Nebraska City hud been fed on
10-cent butter , also the unfortunates of the
School for the Deaf und the School for the
Feeble Minded. These Inmates are not In
n nosltlon to complain. For the Moore
shortage ho considered the blunder of Gov
ernor I'olcomb as much responsible [ IB any
other thing. The governor should have
seen to It that all the money was In the
treasury.
Cenek Duras contrasted the reductions
made of the national debt under republican
rule with the Increases for which the demo
cratic party was responsible. IJuchanan In
creased the public debt In times of peace
from -$23.700,000 to $90,700.000. ami
Orovcr Cleveland added $202,000,000
to It. After the war and under
( /rant's administration and up to 1892
$1.225,000.000 had been paid on the national
debt. Mr. McKlnley. with an Increase of
$200.009.000 , had freed millions of suffering
humanity from Spanish oppression and made
thu nation a power among the nations of the
earth and the flag eland for freedom every
where , whereas Orover Cleveland , with his
$262,000.000 , had done nothing for this
country or the world hut add to their
burdens and Icavn Hie naMon poorer oft
than ever In every wr y with all HH Indus
tries paralyzed.
D. L , Matthews , tie candidate far auditor ,
said the question jfaa whether the people