Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, September 22, 1898, Image 1
THE DAILY fJD JUNE in , 187J. OMAHA , THURSDAY 3klOllNTXG , SEPTEMBER L 2 , 1 SOS-TWELVE .TAG US. SIXCJLU corv nvK CENTS. IOWA IN THE LEAD Hawkeye Btato Breaks All Becords foi Exposition Celebrations , ALMOST EQUALS CROWD OF THE FOURTH Citizens of Nebraska's ' Older Neighbor DC Themselves Pull Justice. DEMONSTRATION WORTHY OF THE Grand Commonwealth Gives Evidencoora ! Material Greatness , THOUSANDS JOIN IN THE EXERCISES ( Jrcnt PuriiileVltnexNril by it Convuiirni ! unit Speeuhex Mnfeiicd To liy All the Auditorium Won III A cc-iim module , Totul Ailliilnnloun Yenlvrnily 'III,1)111 ) Tolnl to Date 1,177,1.17 To itho Hawkeye state , assisted by The Ilco's special excursions , belong the honot of having the biggest state 'lay of any com monwealth that has yet made Itu obeisance on the exposition grounds. Us celebration was attended by the second largest crowd of the season and every feature was carried out with an enthusiasm that Inspired the most hearty admiration. The attendance exceeded the record for the opening day by several thousands and the high water mark of July 4 waa very nearly reached Iowa day 'vns a tremendous success In every de tail and It will remain one of the red let ter .tlays of the exposition. The exercises nl ( ho day were hcunl by the biggest audi ence that has ever assembled In the Audi torium and the program was In every re spect commensurate with the Importance of the occasion. The parade was n real feature and not such a perfunctory affair ns sometimes accompanies similar demon strations and the minor Incidentals of the celebration were of sufficient merit to Inter est every visitor. But , nftcr all , the crowd was the dis tinctive nnd striking feature of the day From the west heavily loaded trains brought thousands ot people who joined the popular excursion organized by The Bee From the east the HawKcycs came In crowds that swamped the railroads and threatened to depopulate the state. And when the twc big crowds mergrnl Into one Inside the exposi tion , gates they filled up the big enclosure nt a rate that almost equaled the tremendous congregation of the Fourth 01 Jury. The railroads wcro simply un < ublo to haul the people who wanted te como to Omaha yesterday and every tralr that pulled across the bridge was loaded te the doors. The ctush was almost as greai on the street catlines. . Early yesterday morning the street railway company turned out every piece of rolling stock In Its bains. The loop service on th ( Twenty-fourth street and Shermar uveutu IIiiosns multiplied iMtl the tralm vero frequently running less than 200 feel npart and oven nt Mnt every car cnrrlce nil the pcoplo that could hang on the foot boards. All three cf the lines leading te the crounds wcio run to their full ca paclty nnd the rush continued well Into thi afternoon. Jum nt thn Gntex. At the grounds the crowd was In evldenci from the minute the gates were opened Several hundred people were waiting at thi main entrances when the gatemen unlockci U their turnstiles and from then until lati In the afternoon the stiles scarcely ceasei turning. Thcro was n continual crush li front ot the ticket windows , but the crowi was admirably handled nnd no ono cxpe ilenced any avoidable delay. Before ' o'clock the rush was on In full force am for four hours there was no let up. Evei the Sherman nvenuo gate south of th Horticultural building was literally be sieged by visitors who headed for the low ; building before beginning their Inspcctlo ot the grounds. The stnto building wa flooded with Haw key es all day am after 8 o'clock It was almost Impossible t move through the apartments. The low commissioners were overwhelmed , bu Jubilant , nnd they congratulated each othe on the prospect that the attendance rccor might bo broken. The arrival of the parade Foon nfter o'clock added a very considerable contlngen to the crowd and then the arrivals vvcr less numerous until toward evening , who there was quite a liberal local patronage During the evening when the crowd cam out ot the buildings to enjoy the Illumlna tlons and the attractions ot the Mldwn the avenues wcro almost solidly jammed wit promcnndcrs. The Plaza concert and th llrnttorks entertalnr-d Immense audience and the Midway attractions played to house that were packed it ) the wnlla. None of the exposition officials have bee nble to obtain definite Information In re \ \ gard to the prospective attendance ot Mod cm Woodmen today. The local commlttc of the ardor has expended a good den ot energy and printers' Ink In organlztn the demonstration and Us members nro cor tldcnt that there wlir be not less tha fi.OOO Woodmen on the grounds. As th bulk of the Iowa visitors and nearly a ! those who wcro brought In by The Bco ex curslon will remain over It seems that thi will ba another record-breaking day. i\iitcisis : : AT THI : AUDITOIIIIH ( irent Audience Hear * Oooil Muni mill Hxvellrnt hpeeelicN. The official celebration In the Audltorlui yesterday afternoon filled the big bulldln ns It has never been filled before. Ever seat was taken long before the hour fc the exercises to begin and still there wt no Interruption ot the demands for ad mUslon. The people filled the lobby nn stood In the aisles by hundreds. Prom tli Btago to the pinnacle of the gallery thei was scarcely enough space left to uccommc date n 10-year-old child und If the build lug hud been halt us big again It woul ha\o been filled as completely. The prc gram was commensurate with such an as lemblngo. There was not too much orator und what ! there was wan worth hearlni The speeches wcro Interlarded with music ; selections of more than ordinary merit nu the entire proceeding was vitalized by tt enthusiasm ot tha day. The official party arrived very nearly o time nnd v.fts greeted with vigorous a [ plause. Vice President Allan Dawson i the Iowa commission called the crowd I nrdtr and Introduced the Ladles' band i Eldorn , which rendered an overture In fulrfy capable manner. An Impressive Ir vex-atlon by Rev. A. S. Barnes ot Counc Bluffs was followed by a vocal solo t Ml us Nclllo Mao Drowsier , who sang very trying nt > lccllou with excellent taut She displayed a eoprano voice ot exception ! ran e and purity , which was heard to bei tcr advantage In the ballad with which at rewarded a well merited encore. Governor tihaw was then Introduced tc the audience welcomed htm with a generous demonstration , His address was brief but pertinent , and It was heard with close at tention. He paid : Ladles nnd Gentlemen , Citizens nnd friends of Iowa "Not many generations ago , In the place where you now sit , encircled by all that exalts and embellishes clvllbed life , Iho rank thistle nodded In the breeze , nnd the w 'd fox dug his hole tinscnred. ' So said Charles Sprnguc , three-quarters of a century ago , and the utterance Is as true when applied to the land of the Omahas as to the land of the Wnrapauongs. Wo meet this day as citizens of Iowa , on the soil of n sister state , for no Idle pur pose 'Iho pcoplo of Iowa nro not Idlers , but the day will have been lost to us and to our children unless what Is here said , and done , nnd witnessed , ana enjoyed shall bring thouglitfulncns nnd Increased earn- half century nnd two years of Iowa added the lie flag which has now ot the world , have _ s Most of the 1m- provemenlH tWJK * most of the progress In the arts nnd sciences , most ot the ad- varco In civilization have been wrought within the period of our stnto history Time would not permit , if the inclination were piewnt , to arcount the achievements In the political , industrial , financial , agricultural , mechanical , sricntiflc , educational , rollglous , or moral world Suffice It to fay that In nil of these Iowa has rendered her full share of service and has reaped her full measure of blessing We can well afford to Iravo to others the study of the past Let It be ours manfully to face the future , now moro than ever big with possibilities and with careful glance ahead Improve the present llnnxt of IOMII'K Homci. In nil the grand exhibit of this remark able exposition there Is not found that for which our state has greatest reason to re joice The product of the farm , cf the or chard , of the garden , of the1 held , of the dairy , of the factory , of the mine are here in great quantity and ot superb quality. Truly lown Is great In territory , great In resources , great In product , but she Is great est of all In her children There Is pre- hentcd to ray eye from this platform that which Is Infinitely more valuable than nil herds and all harvests 1 see scattered through this audience many of the youth of Iowa They are from the city , from the town , from the hamlet nnd from the lown farm They aio representatives of an ag gregate of 700,000 of school ago , and of nn equal number who have Just passed from educational tuition to face the activities , the anxieties and the achievements of manhood and womanhood. These all belong to a gen eration which will surely be hennl from Their fathers and mothers have been In dustrious , have been ambitious , have been hopeful and have been successful A gen eration thus circumstanced Is always po tential Dr Strong tells ot a township In the Wcrtern Reserve which was settled with nn energetic , liberty loving , God-fearing , educationally Inclined people , nnd which In n limited period furnished many members of the state legislature and the state sen ate , and from the little village of only a few hundred Inhabitants men went forth to college professorships east and west , to the supreme bench of the state and to the United States congress The same author says "Northampton , Mass , Vas among Us native and resident population over -100 graduates from colleges nnd other educational Insti tutions , It has furnUhcd the world with 1H ministers , eighty-four ministers' wives , ten missionaries , twenty-five Judges , 102 law yers , nlnety-flvo physicians , seven college preHldentt , thirty professors , sixty-tout other educators , twenty-four editors , ah historians , twenty-four authors , two gov ernors and thirty otl-er state officers , twenty- flvo members of the state general assembly , two generals , blx colonels , thirteen other army officers , thirty-eight officcrn of the United States , among them n secretary ol the navy tv\o foreign ministers , a. treasurer of the United States , llvp senators of the United States , eight members of congress and ono president " If a territory six miles square , under favorable conditions , can make such a iccord , what may we not hope fully expect from a territory containing GS- 000 square miles , all of It settled , similarly peopled , and with conditions moro favorable than Massachusetts ever enjoyed or Ohlc over porsessed ? "Know thyself , " euld the Greek phllo v- pher. "Know thlno opportunity" has become a companion nnd equally Important maxim , When you go homo tonight , tell the chil dren that the world Is big and constantly expanding , that this day's experience has broadened your vision , that Hfo has become more real nnd hope moro ardent , and thai both you and the world , and especially the slate , expects tomethlng of them Wake the boy In the night , break In upon bis dreams with stories of hopeful possibilities ; watch the tire kindle in his eye , then lot him dream again of greater things , of broader expanses , ot higher altitudes , of nobler achievements , Nolect neither seed-time nor harvest , watcl the growing and maturing crops ; watch and protect both flocks and herds , zealously guard the Interests ot the shop and the store and the olfice ; but , above all , look vell te the youth of Iowa , nnd to all things thai shall conserve the generation whoso foot steps crowd the threshold ot the world's ac tivities. I'rrxltlent AVnttlex' Welcome. The conclusion of Governor Shaw's ad dress was enthusiastically applauded and then thn audience lls'tcned with marked ap preciation to a violin solo by Miss Luclle rrauchore , who played a "Lcgende , " by Wlcnlavvskl nnd a polonaise by Mlskr Hauser. Her performance displayed con siderable artistic sentiment and n technique that Is entirely crcldtablo to so young ar artist. In the welcome ho extended on behalf ol the exposition management President Wat tles declared that Iowa Is the finest agricul tural state in the union , It has a smallei percentage of untlllablo land than any othei territory In the world. It has a smallei percentage of Illiteracy and fewer criminals This condition ho charged to the fact thai farming was the principal vocation of the state's people. Agriculture breeds virtue nnd contentment and this Influence is ap parent In the Hawkeye state. There are no largo cities to draw the people Inte faster living and to Inbplre them with the greed for gain. Continuing the speaker dwelt on tEi hardships and difficulties that wen encountered In the pioneer life o the state. Their struggles will these conditions left the people ln < ured to hardship and able to fully appro- elate the luxuries and conveniences tha cuino with civilization How gladly tin settlers who saulcd their wheat 200 mllei to market and then sold It for -10 cents i bushel welcomed the scream of the englni nnd the approach of the railroads. It Is ni wonder , ho declared , that the people o such n state should bo Intelligent , prosper oua and happy. Referring to the exposition , Prcslden Wattles congratulated the visitors on thi fact that their state had been the first ti line to support the enterprise. The re suit U the crowning glory of the west. I marks an epoch in Us history and reveal a vision of its future that eclipses thi phenomenal achievements of its past. li conclusion he assured the visitors that the : arc equal partners In the enterprise am cordially urged them to make themselve at homo In the magnificent White City tha they had helped to build. CouxliiK * iioiiieut Speeeli. The solo "Star Spangled Banner , " b ; r Mary Teresa Louthan.of Toledo , waa a % er ; enjoyable Interlude In the oratorical pro gram nnd this was followed by the oratloi of the day by Hon. Robert G. Cousins , con gresaman from the Fifth lown district Congressman Cousins was given an en tluislnstlc reception and his eloquent ad dress was liberally punctuated with strolls demonstrations. He Bald In part : I have asked five of the ablest and moa need ( Americans what they regard as th chief thing or leading feature tit the tram ( Continued ou Third Page * . ) I PTIMVti i r/ir fiin Tim pi nni"n LS1ERI1AZ\ HAS lilt SECRLi He Alone Knows Inside Facts of the Dreyfua Affair , HIGH OFFICIALS MAKE HIM A SCAPEGOAT He ( torn (11 London In ; ) | KIINC | In I'roteet Illinxelf mill Miiy Yet I'HC Illx Knnuleilliu lo Ailv niitiiue. ( Copyright , 1SD8. by Pre s Publishing Co ) LONDON , Sept. 21. ( New York World Cablegram Special Telegram ) The Dally News' correspondent Interviewed Esterhazy today a ; , he was about to tuko the train for Paris Esterhazy said- "Voit do not recocnlzo me. That Is not so astonishing. Such as you see me I passed for several dajs before secret agents to watch Mme Pay's domicile and not one of them recognized me. I fancy there weie fifteen of them the first night , but I mis trusted e\ents and I was right. I said to General Pelllcux after the sulcldo of Colonel nel Henry that It would now bo Impossible to stop things and that the movement would be formidable The generals loat their heads I wrote Cavalgnao a long let ter , making him acquainted with the moat salient points In the affair. Ho refused to receive me. My ruin had been determined upon , t uns thrown o\eiboard and the only course open to me was to co away and await developments General Pellle-ux said he Knew that the Henry document was n forgery. I told him at the assize court that nothing could be built on such founda tion : ) . He did not listen to me , contenting himself with the similarity In texture of the paper reaemblnnco , which was only ap parent and not confirmed by a closer ex amination. As I wrote to the minister there are officers who either from Ignorance or sheer pervcrseness are hiding the truth from him. I offered In my second letter to prove it to him as clear as day , but ho once moro refused to give mo a hearing. There wcro but three persons who Knew the tiuth of the matter Colonel Sandherr , Colonel Henry and myself. The first two nro dead and I alone hold the s > ecrct. " Major Estcrhazy said he had also writ ten to M Martin , commissioner of delega tions Judlclares , who on petition of the offi cer's cousin had summoned him to appear before him "I told him , " sold the major , "that I refused to attend as I had no con fidence In Justice and that my cousin's ap plication was only a pretext to create a di- "erslon to arrest me and render me help less. " Esrerhazy said ho was now reflecting as to what course It would bo best for him to follow. "I do not know , " ho added , "whether I shall make use of the docu ments and papers In my possession. It will depend on the march of events " The Dally Paris correspondent hears from a gentleman who recently visited Colonel Plcquart In prison thai ) ho was perfectly stern and resolute. Plcquart remarked. "The maximum Imprisonment I can receive Is five years. If the worst shoutd como to the worst I will serve that time , hut when I como out again It will only bo to recom mence and so on until justice has been done to lire ) fits. " Colonel Fleqnnrt oil Trlnl. PARIS , Sept. 21. The papero here say the minister of war , General Chanolnc , has examined the documents In the Dreyfus case and has ordered the prosecution of former Colonel Picquart , on the charge of forgery and using forged documents. The trial of Coloner Picquart and M. Lob- los , a lawyer , on the charge of revealing documents concerning the national defense , was to have begun today before the correc tional tribunal. The public prosecutor , how ever , asked for nn adjournment on the ground that the prosecution of Colonel Plc quart on the charge of forgery and using forged documents had been ordered by the minister ofvarM. . Labor ) , who was counsel for M. Zola during the latter's famoun trial , Indignantly opposed the adjournment , which , he said , was an attempt to hand over Colonel Plcquart Into the clutches of the military authorities. Colonel Plcquart ! then rose and made a statement which caused a sensation. He said "This is , perhaps , the last time I shall speak In public. I shall sleep , per haps. In the military prison of Chercherol. Thetefore , I wish to declare that If I find there the ati angling cord of Le Mcrcler Plcard , or the razor of Colonel Henry , It will bo murder , for I have no Idea of com mitting suicide. " The audience was Intensely moved and shouted , "Vivo Plcquart. " The Judges , how ever , after a abort deliberation , decided to Indefinitely adjourn the case and Colonel Plcquart was led away between policemen. Lo Mercler Plcknrd , the man referred to by Colonel Plcquart , was a detective , under stood to have been employed In the Drey fus affair , who was found haneed In Ills lodgings about a year ago , under circum stances which cast some doubt upon the theory out forward that he had committed suicide The committee appointed by the minister of justice , M. Sarlen , to examine the doc uments In the Dreyfus case and pronounce upon the advisability of the government formally granting the prisoner on Devil's Island a now trial , met this afternoon at the ministry of justice. The greatest precau tions were taken to Insure secrecy. It Is understood that the committee will como to a decision by Monday next , when M. Sarlen will commit Its findings to a cab inet council , which will bo presided over by President Faure. I'roiu-li Cnnvletx Mutiny. LONDON , Sept 21 A special dispatch from Paris says the deputy representing French GuUna In the Chamber has re ceived a dlspafoh announcing that a mutiny has taken place among the convicts at Cayenne , the capital of Trench Guiana. The mutineers , It appears , overpowered and murdered their guards , then stormed the military store bouso and seized the arms and ammunition there. They nro now , ac cording to the dispatch , besieging the prin cipal prison and It Is feared they are In for freeing the 1,000 convicts confined in the building. Reinforcements have been tele graphed for to the Island of Martinique , but It Is bald they will not arrive In tltno to suppress the muciny. Devil's Island , where Albert Dreyfus , the former captain In the French artillery , Is confined under sentence for having sold se crets of the war olllce to a foreign govern ment , Is but a short distance from Cayenne. U is/possible that the revolt of convlcte may be the death knell of the prisoner , whose condemnation has so stirred up the French nation , for his guards are under strict orders to kill him It any attempt Is made to release him , or If there la an ; possibility of his escaping Anicrleuii < Hrl mi KiiRlliili Ilrlile. LONDON , Sept. 21. The Inhabitants a ! the pretty Thames village of riourno End , Buckinghamshire , royally welcomed It. C , Lehman , the English oarsman who coached the Harvard crew for ivo seasons , and hit bride , formerly Mlsa Alice Marie Davis of Worcester , Mass. , on tbelr horno-comlnf ted r lo their Riverside resldracv , Field- head. Mr and Mrs. Lehman worn pre sented with an address of welcome signed by Lord Curzon and other prom'nput oars men , particularly welcoming the brldo as "representing that great nation to which wo nro united by eo many ties of kinship and affection , to her English home. " MAA TIIA > SriH ! CAMIIO.t 'I ( \ t2N ! > V. Treneli .Vinui * nilor l.lkrljto Tnl < e ' - ' I'lint. ( 'lull-He of n I'lirniienn PARIS , Sept 21 The Echo de Paris sajs M Cambon the French ambassador at Washington , Is to be transferred to Vienna. WASHINGTON. Sept 21 While ti trans fer to this particular post Is sold to be Im probable , the opinion Is growing In well Informed diplomatic quarters that M Cam bon will before long take one of the Euro pean mlFsloni , of the rank of Rome , Madrid or Constantinople. The personal preferences of the ambassa dor ore toward remaining In Washington , as his stay here has been the most congenial and his services conspicuous , Including the negotiation of the first and only reciprocity treaty under the Dlngley law and the con duct of the delicate negotiations leading up to the conclusion of our peace with Spain. U H the general wish among the officials of the State department and throughout the diplomatic corps that M. Cambon return to Washington and complete his term of serv ice after his trip to Paris. Ho received today his conge , or leave , and made arrangements to still by the French line on October 1. sii > M : < IOTIATIS : v UK ; I.OA.V IIothNelillilM Will I.et 'SnUoii Ilnte. 1iirKt > Sum on Alninileii Ml HON. LONDON , Sppt 21 The Dally News this morning says the Rothschilds will loan Spain 4,000,000 or 5,000.000 on the security of the Almadcn quicksilver mines when the treaty of peace shall have been signed. % o Ni\tM from 1'unhoilit. LONDON , Sept 21. Inquiries made at the British foreign office today show that no news has been received there from Fashoda and that nothing has been received In the shape ot news from General Sir Herbert Kitchener since he left Omdurman. News from the British commander Is mo mentarily expected , however , and It will doubtless be In the nature ot the guesses made , namely , that the Egyptian flag Is now fly Ing over Tashoda. Tropcllcr of Dlu yteiuner lumiif' ° il. SOUTHAMPTON , Sept. 21. The North German Llo > d steamer Kaiser Wllhclm dor Groste. which arrived here yesterday from New York , has gone Into dry dock for re pairs to Its starboard propeller , one blade of which was lost on September 1 on Its outward passage. The company's steamer Saala has taken the Kaiser Wllhelm's pas sengers bound for Drcmen to that port. ( real Ploniln In hnnlii. MADRID. Sept. 21. The southem part of Spain has been visited by terrible Hoods. At the village of Herrera , near Cadiz , eighty persons have been drowned. A great num ber of cattle have perished and the olive harvest Is lost , especially In the provinces of Seville and Granada. There have been many deaths In other parts of the flooded country. Don-niter Han Upper IIiuiil. PEKIN , Sept. 21. Rumors which It li Impossible to disregard are in circulation that the empress divvi # r of China has recovered her ascendancy over the emperor , who Is now practically in a Etnte ot tute lage. SH1F11NGTHE RESPONSIBILITY rolltlelfiiiN In Spuln Making n Pitiful Spec-tnele of Tliemxelv ex Coun try TVeedx n htroiif ? Mini. MADRID , Sept. 21. Senor Montero RIos , president of the Senate nnd president of the * Spanish peace commission , In an Interview , published today , is quoted as saying : "It Is a painful spectacle to see politicians on all sides trying to throw on each other the blame for disasters , the responsibility for which rested on all parties. I , personally , have always favored autonomy for Cuba , Spain being unaMe to forcibly maintain her sovereignty at such a great distance. " Continuing , Senor Montero Rlos said"It Is useless to speak ot our disasters. Hai not the country accused all our governments ot exhibiting too much weakness towards the United States ? What Spain wanted was a man ready to sacrifice himself and who recognized the Impossibility ot war with a powerful nation , especially after years ot useless conlllcts with Insurgents. " Simnlxli Hold Set en Hennortx. MANILA , Philippine Islands , Sept. 21. The report that the last Spanish garrison In the Island of Luzon had surrendered Is premature. The Spaniards still hold seven seaports in Albao province , the principal hemp district. The disturbances have al ready resulted In a diminution of the out put of Albao hemp by 230,000 bales , com pared with last year's figures. Further fighting seems imminent and unless peace Is concluded the shortage will be doubled. AtlKiixtlrrlvexnt Vlctorln. MADRID , Sept 21 General Augustl , the former captain general of the Philippines , has arrived nt Victoria , capital of the prov ince ot Alavala. It Is said be looks 111 and Is reticent concerning the recent happen ings at Manila. The general , however , ad mitted that he contemplated surrendering before the capitulation actually took place. He also praised the army eloquently and expressed the hope that the supreme court would pass judgment on his conduct. Grneloim llnecn Crmitx I'arilon. MADRID , Sept. 21. The queen regent has sN ned the decree suspending Admiral Mon te Jo and granting pardon to convicts who fought as volunteers In the war with the United States. GEN. LEE TALKS OF BLANCO hiiH III" f'ommuiid Could Hun Over the Old Mil 11 Without Any Other AxxlHtiinue. KANSAS CITY. Sept. 21. Under a Jack sonville , Fla. , date the Star prints nn Inter view with General Fltzstiugh Lee In which that officer Is quoted as saying- "All statementB that I expect to go to Santiago or Porto Rico and that I was dis gruntled because I did not get to go are false. I did want to go to Havana and I have so stated a number of times. "I told General Miles that I was a soldier nnd had no favors to ask , but I had the strongest desire to go to Havana with ray troops. I presume If there was any large movement of the army General Miles would command and all I ask Is the command o ( of the troops In the lead of that movement. "It amuses me to hear of General Blanco'a expressed regret that he aid not have a chance to try conclusions with the Americana before peace was declared , General Blanco Is not a soldier. He Is unfit physically tc command. He knovva absolutely nothing about modern military tactics. I know him personally and would like nothing better than to move against Havana with my corps alone. We could run over Blanco and hla army without trouble and without the assistance of any other troops of the Seventh corps. " TIRES OF BEING A SOLDIER Colonel William Jennings Brynn in Washington to Beg for His Release. APPEAL TO BE MADE TO THE PRESIDENT Meet * JSotrrnor lloleonili nl > utloiml Cup 11 nl li > Appointment to See \Vlint I'nii Ite Done for ttie T-lrd. WASHINGTON , Sept. 21. Colonel William Jrnnlngs Hrjnn of the Third Nebraska vol unteers reached Washington tonight from Jacksonville , Kin. Colonel Hrjaii's uniform looked ns Immaculate as If he had Just stepped from his tailor's establishment. "Colonel Urjan , Jacksonville dispatches say that you nro likely to resign jour com mission' ' " was suggested to him. "Really , I cannot discuss that matter now , " ho replied. "Do you expect to meet Governor Holcomb of Nebraska hero ? " " 1 do , yes , " ho replied. "Do jou know whether ho has arrived > et ? " Thti question nas answered at the Metro politan hotel , to which Colonel llryun went directly Thenv he found awn ting him n tel egram from 'Jovcrnor Holeomb Informing him that ho would bt > here tonight or tomor row morning Colonel Urjnn was asked whether It was the Intention of himself and the governor to make an effort to have the Third Nebraska mustered out of the service , but he declined to say what his mission heio was Ho Intimated that he might hava some thing to say before he returned to Jackson ville. In the corridors of the Metropolitan hotel Colonel Drjan was recognized by several ac quaintances and given n , cordial gieetlng He registered simply ns "W. J Ilryan , Lincoln , Neb. " It Is known nn effort will bo made to In duce the War department to muster out the Third Nebraska nnd the appeal may bo made to the president. In the event of the re quest not being compiled with , It Is thought to bo likely that Colonel Hrynn may resign hit commission ns colonel. JNol to He MtiHtereit Oil ) . KANSAS CITY. Sept. 21. A special to the Star from Jac\nonvlllc ! , I'la , says- Colonel Wllllau J Drjan loft last night for Wash ington , having secured leave of absence from General Leo yesterday. Ho will arrive In Washington tonight and expects to meet Governor Holcomb ot Nebraska there. Thr two will see President McKlnley and make a final effort to have the Third Nebraska , Colonel Ur nn's regiment , mustered out. His departure was not generally Known , General Leo Informed the Star icporter that he had received n very positive tel egram from Washington stating that ns some Nebraska troops had already been mustered out , the Third would bo retained until another general reduction was made in the volunteer army , something not likely to occur soon. Colonel Bryan expects tc be back at Jacksonville In time to bo pres ent Sunday during the visit of Secretary Alger. aicHHiiKe from Ilr > iui. CHICAGO , Sept. 21. It Is probable tliul Colonel William J. Bryan will take an active part In the Illinois campaign this fall. Pri vate R. Kelelmlchen of Company II , Secom ! Mississippi , called on Mayor Harrison to day with a verbal message from Colonel Bryan to Mayor Harrison. "Colonel Bryan told mo before I left Jack sonville to call on Mayor Harrison while In Chicago and give him his regards and best wishes , " said the soldier. "He sends his love to the democracy of Illinois am ! Chicago and hopes that the party will be victorious this fall. Colonel Bryan will re sign from the army within a few weeks and hopes to como north In time to make a few speeches for the democrats In Illinois before election. " ABUSE CATHOLIC PRIESTS AVur Deiiiirtineiit Order * nil In\extl- of OntniKex Hi-ported from SCRIM In , IMilllpiilneK , WASHINGTON , Sept. 21. Mgr. Marti- nelll , the npostollc delegate In Washington , yesterday received n cablegram from Cardi nal Rampolla , secretary of the Vatican , In forming him that the bishop of New Segovia , Philippine Islands , nnd several Catholic priests had been arrested by the Insurgents and were Imprisoned nnd being brutally treated by their capors. Cardinal Rnmpolln directed Mgr. Martlnelll to lay the case be fore the War department with a request thai Borne action , If possible , bo taken to protect the prisoners from harm. Mgr. .Martlnelll presented the facts as communicated to him to Acting Secretary ol War Melklejohn and urged that the depart ment communicate with General Otis. In compliance with the request Secretary Melklejohn directed that General Otis bo In formed of the situation of the priests and asked to protect them from bad treatment If they were In his jurisdiction. Adjutant General Corbln sent the following cablegram to General Otis. WASHINGTON. Sept 20 General Otis Manila Secretary vntlcan advises bishops and priests. New Segovia , captured by In surgents and brutally treated If undci contiol your forces protect from Inhumai treatment. By order secretary of war. H. C. COIUIIN , Adjutant General In response to this order General Oth cabled the department today as follows MANILA , Sept. 21 Adjutant General Washington Believe reports ot brutality to Spanish priests exaggerated. Will send officer to Investigate , which will require several days. New Scgovln bishopric 10 ( miles distant. ( Signed ) OTIS , Commanding. The Information contained In General Otis' dispatch was communicated to Mgr , Martlnelll. A further report upon the mat ter Is expected by the department from General Otis "FATHER OFNEW FRANCE' _ I nvelllnir of the Cliumplnln 'Monu ment Tnlien I'lure In O.uelice ullli ImnoMlnar Ceremonlex. QUEBEC , Sept. 21. The unveiling of the Champlaln monument took place this after noon. Business places were closed , the Hag : of England and France Hew from the house tops and the streets of the old city were thronged with people. The monument stands at the eastern em of the Dufferln terrace on the eminence which overlooks the St. Lawrence river am the surrounding country for miles. It li fifty feet high and designed by the Frencl sculptor , M. Chevrc. It Is surmounted b ; the colossal figure ot Champlaln , the "Tathe of Now France , " represented as taking pos ecaslon of Quebec In the name of the kluf of France. In relief on the base of tin monument are figures and Inscriptions com mcmoratlne the achievements of the grea explorer. Many government officials of Can ada and a number of distinguished guest ; from abroad witnessed the unvell'ng. ' Tbi governor general of Canada , Lleutcnan | Governor Sir Wilfrid Laurlcr , tilr Klockow TEMPERATURE AT OmAHA TOIJVY AT THU ISM'OSITION. \t ( tiroiitulil tloilein Woiiilinen of Xiiierlen ln > . 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I ) p. in. , ( irnnil Speelnl 1'lrettorUx on North Trnet. ski , representing Iho president of the Trench republic , and the members of the Interna tional Joint high commission were given the places of first honor during the ceremony. At 8 o'clock this morning the United States cruiser Marblchcad arrived and an chored near the three British war ships which arrived yesterday It was xlvcn a hearty welcome by the Britishers. MURDER OF A YOUNG GIRL ClilciiKo IjViireKNiiinii IN Arrexteil on the ( hurue of llll\lun I'eriielrnteil u Mont font Deeil. CHICAGO , Sept. 21 The dead body of Jennie Hlckey , a 13-year-old girl , was found on the breakwater at the foot ot Thlrty- alAth street this morning. She had been murdered , her skull having been broken. Although the body \vns found early in the day It was not Identified until 10 o'clock to night , when her two sisters found her body in the morgue Thomas Rutlcdge , an expressman , was ar rested late tonight and although he denies having known the girl or being in any way I concerned In the matter , an exceedingly I strong case of circunatanccs Is against him. The girl loft her homo nt 7 15 o'clock on Thirty-seventh street last evening to go to the- residence of her aunt nt Thirty-ninth nnd Dcarboin streets. She never returned and was never seen alive by anyone later on. Early this morning Rutledge was seen driving his wagon toward the spot where the girl's body waa found and there was n bundle In the wagon which Is now supposed to have been the body of the murdered girl. When found the body was neaily dis robed , being clad only In the underwear. The dreas and skirts wcro thrown down beside the corpse. After Iho be > dy of the girl had bern IdentlfVrt 1 v-pt tftKr-n 'e > the- homo of her parents and Rutlcdge waa among those who crowded Into the house to view the > remains. It was while ho was gatingat thegirl's dead body that ho was taken Into custody by the police. Ho told numerous contradictory stoilcs regarding hln whereabouts and was caught In numerous falsehoods before he had been cross exam ined fifteen minutes The police are con fident ho enticed the girl away , murdered her sometime during the night and In the morning threw her body on the breikwater with thei Idea of conveying the Impression of suicide. MURDER PROMPTLY AVENGED A. II. llnrilen Shootx IllxOIIIIK Wife nt Clnireli mill Her I'atlier KIllH the Slioer. ARDMORD , I T Sept. 21. A double trag edy , news of which reached here today , oc curred near Center in the remote northern part of the Chlckasaw nation , A. B Harden , whllo drunk , shot and killed his young wlfo ns she was leaving church and also at tempted to kill her mother. Ho was pre vented by farmers , who bound the murderer and started with him to Center , where there- Is a Jail. The party was overtaken by J. A. Page , the dead woman's father , who shot nnd killed Harden. VICTIMS NUMBER THIRTEEN Three Wort * \ reilileil to the Iilxt of Dentlix from the Toledo Hleintor i\liIOMlou : mill I "Ire. TOLEDO , 0. , Sept. 21 Thirteen arc dead as the result of a fire and explosion in the Paddock , Hedge & Co elevator last nlsht In addition to those already found and who have since died of Injuries , Frank Pcrchlnskl , Hamilton Parks , son of Super intendent William J. Parks , nnd ono un known , who cannot he Identified , nre added to the list of fatalities The exaet number of missing Is not yet positively known. BAYARD'S END NOT FAR OFF I.lite lltilletlu iNxneil StntliiK Hint thr I'lltlent Ix .SliOMliiK i\li-eiuc " \VeiiUiienH. Mass. , Sept 21. There ap pears to bo but little change today In the condition of Hon. Thomas F. Bayard. He was perhaps a little weaker , but the grad ual decline was not so marked as during previous days , this being due , probably , to the clear , Invigorating weather He began the evening restlnft easily , with a fairly good pulae , but nt 10 o'clock a physlclan'n bulletin said the patient had begun to show signs of extreme weakness. Governor 11 OKU Itetnrnx , SAN FRANCISCO. Cal. . Sept. 21 Amont ; the passengers on thn Alnmeda , which ar rived this rooming from Australian pnrtr and Honolulu , was Governor Hogg of Texas , who 1-as been on a trip to the Hawaiian Islands. He waft accompanied by hlx daugh ter Miss Annie Rose , bomctlme-s called the "Rosa of Hllo , " was a passenger. Mist Rose Is en loute to Topeka , Kan , where she Is to act an queen of the carnival to be held there A reception will be given her b - fore Hho departs for the cast by formei residents of Kansas. Movement * * of Oeenn VeNNelx , Sept , ill , At Baltimore Arrived Muncheu , frorr Bremen At New York Arriveel Teutonic , froir Liverpool , Hms , from Naples , Bremen , froir Bremen At Liverpool Arrived Majestic , froir New York. At Naples Arrived Aller , from New York At Glasgow Sailed Hestla , for Hum- mere. At Southampton Sailed Latin , for Now York Arriveel Wllbclm eler Grosae , fron Now York for Bremen At Quc.tifltovMi SailedC'cphalonla , fo : Boston. ALGER HEARD FROM Secretory of War Talks of Conditions in Army Camps. SEARCHING FOR CAUSE OF ALLEGED ABUSES Holds Commanders Responsible for Welfatt of Troops Under Them , ONLY GOOD REPORTS SENTTO WASHINGTON If _ _ Any Are Guilty of Laincss They Musi Take the Responsibility. DEPARTMENT DESIRES TO DO ITS BES .stiioil ltend > lo Supi- | | " \ | | -ncninnil * for Meillelnex und Siixteiinnee mid Olll > lll'Mt ClINxtllle C'OllllltlOIIH KNOXVILLi ; , Tcnn . Sept 21 The sec- rclary ofnr , who today Inspected Camp Poland ami reviewed the enlisted men en- ramped , raailo a speech to the romivmndltiR ollleois nt General McKco'n hoailunrtcrs | during the morning , Inhlcli ho fixed the blaine for the sickness In the different camps throughout the country on the com manding officers. Secretary Alger was given a hearty re ception by the citizens of Knoxvlllo anil the commanding officers on Ills arrival llo wont direct to the camp anil shortly after wards , accompanied by his staff and tha olllcers of the camp , all on horseback , thu secretary rode o\cr the drill Held and In spected the troops He then icvlcwcd the grand parade nr- rangca In his honor , visited the hospitals and regimental ijuartrra and made a thor ough Inspection of the condition of the camp and men General Alger congratu lated General McKco on the splendid con dition of the camp and of the troops. The paiado at Camp Poland was witnessed by an Immense concourse of peopre The commands In review were- The Second Ohio , SlNth Virginia , Third North Carolina , First West Virginia , First ! Georgia , Fourth Tennessee and Thirty-first Michigan After the review General Algcr asked that the commanding olllcers assemble at Gen eral McKee's headquarters and nt the lat- ler's tent the secretary wa surrounded by the ollcern ( and the Knoxvlllc citizens' com mittee. Ho removed his hat anil In a tare- fully worded speech ho said "I came hero to visit this camp for the purpobc of acquainting myself with the con dition and to see for myself just how the troops aie faring and to hear from the offi cers any recommendation they think may benefit the camp. I want to hear what tha commanders have to nay about division hos pitals , and regimental hospitals moro es pecially There has been a great deal ot talk about the conditions of the camp hos > plt-ato. "I wont to say that had the. War depart ment boon acquainted With the conditions said to 1m ve existed nt Chtcknmauga the troops thorc would have been moved long before they were. JleeeM I'll Onlr Oooil Il "Wo received only good icporvs at Wash ington from the commanding ofllcers ami It was faiipposed that the outsldo reports wcro exaggerated , The commanders of campn nitj responsible for the condition of their camps and If the men uro not well cared for and If the hospital and sanitary conditions are bad the commanding officers must answer for it. "The War department has been and Is ready to supply the demands of the troops for medicines and sustenance , and thcro Is no lenson why conditions other than the best possible should exist. " Secretary Algcr and party left ) for Chatta nooga at 4 o'clock. CHATTANOOGA , Tenn. , Sept. 21. Secre tary Algor and party reached this elty to night from Knoxvllle at U-30. The party was met at the depot by the ma > or of the clly and a largo number of citizens and was conducted to the city auditorium , where 3,000 people had gathered lo meet and re- cuhe them. Secretary Algerwas greeted with the most cordial applause Ho made a short speech , thanking the people for their reception. Ho said with reference to the charges of mismanagement "That some mistaken have , occurred I will admit , but the medical de partment , the commissary department and the quartermaster's departments have done their full duty. I affirm. " Secretary Algcr and party will spend the day tomorrow visiting Letter and Sternbcrg hospitals and Inspecting the various camp sites of the Camp Thomas army. CHARGES ARE ACCUMULATING III * enllfCliHoll of ( 'nniix Will De elou AeenmitloiiHniiliiNt tlnnrternuipi- ter'x null .11 cil Ion I DeiinrlmentN. LEXINGTON. Ky , Sept 21. A prominent man , close to the administration , as well as to the officers hero tit Camp Hamil ton , says the tour of Inspection of the southern camps by Socrotury Algcr , Quar termaster General Ludlngton < ind Burgeon General Sternberg , will develop numerous charges from regimental and general Hold officers against both the medical and the quartermaster's departments , and especially agalnat eomo commissaries The talking wati begun hero today by Gen eral Wattes against the quartermaster and other officers who will add testimony befor the tour U over Secretary Alger Btated that all ot this * Information and al ! other evi dence that ho could secure would no pre sented to the investigation committee et Washington. At the conference last night of Secretary Alger with General Ilreckln- ridge , the commander at Camp Hamilton , and other officers , Gdneral Sanger said that while the division hospital might bo a good thing , as It was conducted it had been a disgrace to the rtorvlco , that It had deprive- * the regiments of their surgeons and caused hardships on the sick , who should have bet ter attention at the proper time. Surgeon General Stcrnberc , In reply , said that all requisitions had been honored In Washing ton at * ! that any medical men falling to do their duty should be reported. General Waltes told Secretary Alger that the neglect of Botno quartermasters to fur- nleh supplies wa criminal. While In Chlckamauga he frequently made requests whlrli were not honored. An order was made to 1iavo all water boiled He made a requi sition on Quartermaster General Leo for water hollers No attention was paid to hli requisition and he repeatedly asked Quar termaster General I ee to send the boiler * and telling him how the men were con tracting typhoid fever he met with a reply which read "Tho War department does not furnish boilers " General Waltes then purchased the toll- em himself , but the ee d of typhoid bit luuuii nna ucr rned , O.MA4IA , AttU.