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THE Oar AHA DAILY JJEE : "FRIDAY , OCTOBER 7 , 1898.
STATE HAD AID FOR BRYAN
Public Money Used to Get Recruits for His
ANOTHER OF THE GOVERNOR'S ' SCHEMES
1'lrNt mnl Scconil Itrulinrnl * Illndcrcil
While the Third IN MMMVII ratom
for IVhleli the Tniiiocrn Will
lime to Mettle.
LINCOLN , Oct. 6. ( Special. ) The claim
has often been made tint the Third regi
ment received special favors that wcro not
granted to the other regiments In this
state nnd the claim has ns often been
denied by the popocratlc officials , who wcro
anxious to have the Bryan regiment sent to
the front , where It could attain military and
political glory. It Is now learned from an
official source that the machinery of the
stale was used to furnish recruits for the
Third and at the same tlmo to hinder the
recrultlnK of * Ve other two reglmen',3 anl
that the crpenso of this political favoritism
will have to be borne by the state.
I : will bo remembered that at the tlmo
the pres'dcnt was picvallcd upon to accept
the Brjan regiment ho called attention to
the irquest just made upon Governor Hoi-
eomb to furnish 660 recruits to the FK'st
and Second regiments and expressed tbo
hop ? that the regiments already In the field
uhou'nt bo filled up before any other rcgl-
m'nt was mustered In. Soon after , v.hen
the Third regiment was getting ready to
mobilize at Omaha nud the recruiting officers
of thn other tv o regiments were In the state
trying to get recruits. It is well known that
officers of companies In the Third read
orders to their men notifying them that
they could not be allowed to join cither of
the other regiments These orders pur
ported to hive come from the headquarters
of the Nebraska Guard , but were disavowed
by the governor and the adjutant general.
MMcltIt lliiril for Hecrnlti.
It Is a matter of record , however , that
the recruits to the First nnd Second regi
ments were required to pay their own rail
road faro to the place of enlistment and In
the case of being rejected had to pay their
own faro homo again This was such a
hardship on the young men who lived nt n
distance from any recruiting station that n
large number who wanted to enlist remained
nt home because they could not afford th6
f personal expense and , as a consequence , the
recruiting was delayed a long time Ono of
ficer , who was stationed nt Lincoln nnd who
ras raising men to fill the Second regiment ,
nt least paid out a considerable amount of
his own money to defray the expenses of
the remaining recruits that he needed so
badly All requests made by the recruiting
officers for transportation were Ignored by
the governor , or the statement was made
that "for some unexplained reason It was
r Impossible to secure transportation for re
At this same time the machinery
of the state was being used
to get recruits to Bryan's regi
ment as rapidly as possible nnd trans
portation was furnished to bring men from
all parts of the state. When it was learned
that transportation was being furnished for
recruits to the Third the governor was In
terviewed on the subject nnd gave out the
Impression that the general government was
paying the faro of the men and that he did
not know why the recruits for the Second
were not favored in the same way.
It now develops that this transportation
\\as furnished on the request of the state
officials and that the bills for the same
have been charged up against tthe state ,
to bo paid some time in the future. Thta
explodes the story that the general govern
ment was furnishing the transportation and
it also proves the charge so often made that
the rankest of favoritism was shown the
Bryan regiment. The governor now has the
assurance that the expense bills for the
men finally mustered into the volunteer serv
ice will be paid by the War department ,
but that railroad fare of the men rejected
because of physical disabilities will have to
toe berne by the state. But the recruits
to the First and Second regiments , having
paid out their own money to reach the re
cruiting stations , nro-out of pocket just that
much and no effort wlrl bo made by the
governor to reimburse them or to present
their claims to tbo War department. It was
a deliberate plan to boost the Third and
delay the First and Second and the expense
of the plan will bo berne by tbn state , aside
from that already paid bj ' atrlotle in
dividuals who wcro an.loi' oin the two
order regiments in the field
\ Mniir .IhiiNci ICemilt.
The wholesale Issuance of transportation
to recruits for the Third resulted In many
abuses. There were a number of cases
where men went to Omahii at the expense
of the state , well knowing that they would
bo rejected by the medical board. They
were running no risk of financial loss and
turned the trip Into a little pleasure junket
At this same tlmo young men were paying
out all their pocket money to get to Lin
coln to muster In with Hnrtlgan or other
\ recruiting officers and while waiting for the
examination wcro living on cheese and
crackers and sleeping on the floor of the
armory here. To get these men hero and
to take care of them after they arrived took
many hard dollars from the private funds
of the recruiting officers and no aid was
extended by the men who now are crying
that the war was mismanaged , nor was
any relief offered by the officials who were
nt that time showing so much activity In
the raising of men for the Bryan regiment.
The total expense entailed by the state in
the scheme to rush Bryan to the front can
not bo computed at the present ! time , as the
vouchers are not all on file yet. When the
amounts are finally paid from the fund pro-
vldwl by the state for tbo maintenance of
the stare guard , that fund will be materially
reduced nnd the claim made by the popo-
crntlc campaigners of bow much they have
"saved" iu the handling of the state guard
will have to be reduced In the same proper
tion. Not only will tbo fund be depleted , but
the money will bo paid out for the railroad
faro of men who never weie In the state
guard , but who were being rushed to Omaha
to Join a regiment that was mustered dl-
A PErtFECT SUBSTITUTE FOR
MOTHERS MILK. FOR 40
YEARS THE LIADIMO BRAND
tv ( tNBtHSEO MllK 0. HIW YORK.
rcctly Into the volunteer service. So It will
bo peen that Bryan's shoulder scraps and his
opportunity to poao for photographers nt
Jacksonville will coil the state a pretty
largo sum after nil nnd that It will have
been drawn from tin appropriation In an un
authorized manner. In Cho meantime- the
men of the Second regiment will understand
the reason why they were so long getting
their full number of recruits , The recruiting
officers have understood the situation all the
time , and It Is said that ) they are unani
mous In condemnation of the part played by
the governor and the other officials , nnd
that their feelings In the matter are not
In the slightest exccnt ruled by their Indi
vidual political convictions Several of the
recruiting olficers hnd always been fusion-
Is'ts , but they now have no excuse to offer
for the performance of the state adminis
BLACKMAILS STAJt hMPLOYES
I'opocrntlc Machine In rorclnyr Con-
trlhutloiin from the Men Who
Serve In Hniiiloy of the I'contc.
LINCOLN. Oct. 6 ( Special. ) Employe !
In tbo state Institutions wcro some weeks
ago compelled to pay an assessment to help
defray the campaign expenses of the "re
form" officials. The amount of this first
assessment was said to have been 1 per cent
of the yearly salary of the employe. An
other assessment has just been made ,
amounting to l'/4 per cent , or 18 per cent of
the mtnthly salary of the Individual. This
assessment Is In the nature of blackmail
end the employe who declines to pay Is sum
marily discharged from his position.
Proof of this system of political black-
mall was obtained I-day J p. McCrosson ,
n guard employed at the penitentiary , gave
an order to cash a $30 voucher and the
warden drew the money for him. McCros-
son was then tendered a personal chock for
$24 60 ns his share of the money , the bal
ance. Just IS per cent of the whole amount ,
being held out for political purposes. Me-
Cresson objected to the assessment , de
clined to sign a receipt for $30 In exchange
for a check for $24.00 and was at once dis
charged Ho retains possession of the tell
tale check ns pro-.f of the holdup. It
seems from this sample that the "reform
ers" are hard put for campaign funds and
that the monthly "saving" from the wages
of state employes will bo the biggest fea
tures of their campaign.
I.lneolii Local : \ ( > ( < .
The university foot ball team Is putting in
some hard practice for Its game with Ames
college Saturday Scvor.il new men have re
cently been .irt'Ieil to the team and tne
game promises to be one of the most inter
esting of the season.
Saturday night Is the date fet for a bit ;
populist meeting In this city , at which Paul
Vandervoort and Hon Frank Osborne of
Georgia are to bo the speakers Both gen
tlemen are speakers of ability and an en
thusiastic meeting Is expected
A reception vvns tendered last evening to
Dr. Fletcher Wharton , the new pastor , nt
the parlors of St. Paul's Methodlt't Epis
copal church. Most of the members were
present nnd gave him a hcartv welcome.
The doctor ichponded In a few words , thankIng -
Ing them for tbo way In which he had
been received at his new charge A part
of the evening's entertainment consisted of
music and poetry
The First Baptist church of this city has
been very tastefulv ! decorated for the re
ception of the delegates to the thirty-first
annual convention of the Bapthts of Ne
braska , which commenced last night and
will continue the rest of the week. About
150 delegates are alicady here and more
are expected. Among tbot'o In attendance
are many pastors from outside the state
nnd the session promises to be one of great
Silken IIo ha v < a Ilfe.
SHENANDOAH , la. , Oct. 6. ( Special. )
At the time of the Yntes shooting at Essex
Sunday afternoon a bullet was found on the
porch of the North home , the place at which
the murder and suicide 'ook rla-e , that could
not bo accounted for. It has since come out
that the ball was ono from Yntes' revolver
and that It struck a silken bow worn by
Mrs. North nnd , after piercing half a dozen
folds , fell to the floor. Mrs. North com
plained of a pain In the back , nnd an exam
ination by the physicians revealed a black
and blue spot two Inches In dlamet'r directly
over the spine In the small of the back.
An examination of the clothing worn by the
woman last Sunday showed the course of thn
bullet. Yatcs was burled In the potters' field
at Essex Monday morning Mrs. Yates died
Tuesday night , and will be burled today.
Clirlxtlnii niiileuior Contention.
MARSHALLTOWN , la. , Oct. 6 ( Special )
The thirteenth annual convention of the
Iowa Christian Endeavor association which
Is to be held in this city October 2J , 26 and
27 , gives promise of being the most Inter
esting meeting In the history of the associa
tion. No pains have been spared to make
this convention a successful one and ns a
result a very strong and attractive program
has been prepared. A numbsr of prominent
fepeakers will be present , including John
\Ylllls Baer of Boston , Mass. , secretary of
the United Society of Christian Endeavor ;
Rev. W. H. Weaver. D. D. , Baltimore , Md. ;
Rev. A. B. Marshall , D. D. , and Rev. I. N.
McCash , D. D. , Des Molnes.
WYMORE. Neb. , Oct 6. ( Special. ) Last
evening at the homo of Attorney C. N.
KauTfman a farewell reception was tendered
Ilcv. A. B. Whltmer nnd wife of the Meth
odist Episcopal church , who leaves this
week for Rev. Whltmer's now charge at
Tccumseh Over a hundred guests were
present to bid farewell to Rev. and Mrs.
Whltmer. During the evening a sumptuous
feast was partaken of and altogether It was
a most brilliant affair. The reverend gen
tleman and his wife wore the recipients
of some very valuable presents , which they
take with them as tokens of the high esteem
in which they were held in this city.
ArreNteil for JlnrRlnry.
MARSHALLTOWN , la. , Oct. 6 ( Special. )
Two men were arrested In this city yester
day , who gave their names ns R , H. Kennedy
and Gordon Smith They were turned over
to Hardln county olficers to answer to tbo
charge of burglarizing a millinery store at
Union , a small town Just across the county
line. A third man was also arrested about
the same time at Gilford , flvo miles north
of Union , by Constable Dillon of Union on
the charge of robbing a general store In
Union on August SO. Some of the stolen
property was found In his possession. Ho
gave the name of Jesse Hill.
Heiinlillcniioinnation ! ( * .
AUBURN , Neb. . Oct. 6. ( Special ) The
republicans of Ncmaha county met In con
vention yesterday to nominate a candidate
for representative to fill the vacancy caused
by the withdrawal of Dr. J. B. Jack and
nominated Horace G. Shaffer of Asplnwall
precinct. Mr. Shaffer Is eminently qualified
for the position , Is a lifelong republican and
ono against whom no ono can say aught.
The republicans have now an exceptionally
strong ticket in the field and as there are
no divisions in the ranks all feel confident
of driving populism from the county thU
Killed by n Train.
GENEVA , Neb. , Oct. 6. ( Special. ) Sher
iff Ogg was called to Fairmont this morn
ing to hold an Inquest on the remains of
a strange man who was killed list night
by the cars. The roan bad driven Into town
with a load of potatoes and while crossing
the railroad track was struck by a passing
I.ooMnuAfter Their IVncm.
WYMORE , Neb. , Oct. 6. ( Special. ) Judge
M. L. Hayward , candidate for governor , and
A. F. Williams , candidate for land com
missioner , were in the city today conferring
with the leading politicians here. Both gnn-
tlemen made many friends during their short
tay here ,
KNOCKS OUT KENNARD CLAIM ,
Judgment Against Stnto Rendered in Lower
Court Set Aside by Supreme Court.
SUSTAINS THE CATTLE STEALING LAW
Validity Involved In the Appeal Cnnc
if n .MaH Com tried In Miprl-
ilnn diiint)1 of StenlliiK
n Co iv.
LINCOLN , Oct. 6 ( Special Telegram )
Among the opinions just handed down by
the supreme court Is ono reversing and re
manding the case wherein T. P. Kcnnard
was allowed $13,521.99 for collecting certain
money from the general government. The
court holds that In the joint resolution
passed In 1873 , which authorized the em
ployment of n collector , there was a special
"Inhibition of the employment of an agent
to collect the C per cent cash school fund
accruing to the state , " and Kennard's claim
being bused on the collection of this fund ,
he could not recover.
In the ca-io wherein Herman Granger of
Sheridan county was sentenced to the peni
tentiary for stealing a cow , and who came
to the supreme court with a plea that the
bill making cattle stealing a felony Im
properly passed the legislature , the court
holds that , "Where from the journals of
both branches of the legislature , and from
the copy of the bill sent to the governor for
approval and by him approved , and which
was attested by the proper officers of both
houses It Is shown that a certain bill was
properly passed , that fact cannot bo dis
proved by the Introduction in evidence of
what It Is agreed between the litigants was
the bill originally Introduced and memo
randa thereon Indorsed tending to show that
the bill approved and attested was not the
ono really passed by both houses. "
'il ' Home for Iliirlnl.
WAHOO , Neb , Oct. C ( Special. ) The
remains of Private Wliriam Hudec of Com
pany F , Nebraska volunteers , was brought
to this city last evening for burial. The
funeral wis held from the opera house this
morning , the sermon being preached by Rev.
J. W. Swan The Grand Army post of this
city and a big crowd of people went to the
train and escorted the remains to Schael &
Rosengrcn's undertaking rooms. Flags were
half masted jestorday nnd today. Young
Hudec died at Pablo Beach , Florida , Sep
tember 29 , of typhoid fever.
I'ollc Comitv MortwiiKe Ileeonl.
OSCEOLA , Neb , Oct. 6. ( Special ) Polk
county mortgage record for September
Twelve farm mortgages filed , amounting to
$10,3354) , released twenty-one , amounting
to $17.737 0 , three city mortgages filed ,
amounting to $1,100 ; six city mortgages re
leased , amounting to $048 ; fifty-eight chattle
mortgages filed , amounting to $37 119.72 ,
sixty-four released , amounting to $23,073 28 ,
total increased Indebtedness amounts to
$6,19570 , and this from the month of August
is a decrease of $1,697 84.
Ilnyitnril SpenUn nt Knlrlinry.
FAIRBURV , Neb , Oct. fi ( Special ) Re
publicans and a few fuslonlsts filled Slut's
hall to overflowing last evening to listen to
Hon. M. L. Hay ward , who reviewed the is
sues of the campaign In his usual able man
ner. His denunciations of the present statt
administration made a marked Impression
upon his audience. Brief speeches were
made by Hon. 0. It. Williams , Peter Jansen -
sen , candidate for representative , and C. H
Denney , candidate for county attorney , all
of whom were received with enthusiasm.
Tele'ihoiio IJ.xcliaiiKC for Wj more.
WYMORE , Neb , Oct. 6. ( Special . ) It Is
probable that "Wjraoro will soon''have a
first-class local telephone exchange , some
thing the town Is badly in need of. The
affair Is In the hands of local capitalists ,
who have already received enough en.
couragemcnt to make the venture a suc
cess , and It Is understood that work will
begin on the system In a short time. It is
expected that the new exchange will have
100 subscribers to start with.
GRAFTON. Neb , Oct. 6 ( Special. ) Mr
Patrick HaiHgan , aged about 50 , was found
dead > cstcrday morning in the field , whore
ho had been drilling wheat. A neighbor
noticed his team standing still a long time
and , running to see what was the matter ,
found he had fallen from the seeder. Mr
Halllgan had been kicked by a horse a few
weeks ago and his death is thought to he
duo to that fact. A numerous family sur
Hurled In n Sand IMt.
ROCKPORT , Mo. Oct. G ( Special. )
Three persons wore killed three miles from
this city on the 4th by the caving In of
the walls of a sand bed , where these per-
eons were at work getting out sand. Two
of them were brothers , sons of James Hen
derson , the owner of the pit , who had been
sent there In the morning by the father to
work , and were assisted by Frank Dorst , a
neighbor , who had rome for a load of sand.
Rii OJHMIS nt Stittou.
BUTTON. Neb. , Oct. 6. ( Special ) The
first political meeting of the campaign was
opened by the populiets In the opera house
last evening. The audience was mostly
voters , who seemed to Tack enthusiasm.
Chairman Anthes introduced the following
speakers Congressman Sutherland , J V
Wolfe , commissioner public lands and build
ings , W. A. Po > nter. candidate for governor ,
and Howard , candidate for state senator.
1ltIe H I'opullNt Hallj- .
PBNDER , Nrb , Oct. 6. ( Special. ) The
first populist rally was held here last night ,
with speaking by a man named Vincent.
The meeting was characterized chiefly by
a lack of attendance. There were not to
exceed fifty present and very little Interest
was taken There will probably bo a big
falling off in demopop votes in Thurston
county this fall.
Inll ) nt I.oulNi Ille.
LOUISVILLE. Neb . Oct. G. ( Sp-clal Tele-
gram. ) The first republican rallv of the
campaign was held at this place this even
ing. Hon. E. M. Pollard , candidate for the
state legislature , and Hon. E J. Burkett ,
candidate for congressman , made speeches
The hall was well filled and the speeches
well received. The campaign is progressing
nicely in this part of the county and good
republican majorities will be secured.
lleport from Tlilril HeRlntent.
LINCOLN , Oct. 6. ( Special Telegram. )
The following message was received flora
the Third regiment ) today.
"Ono officer nnd twrntv enlisted men
have died slnco muster. Sick In quarters ,
23. In hospital , 144. Two companies on de
tailed service not Included In this report.
"ALLEN , Adjutant. "
Work for the Coroner.
GENEVA. Neb. , Oct. 6. ( Special ) Yes
terday Sheriff Ogg was called out to Graf ton
to Investigate the cause of the death of
.Patrick Halllgan. The latter had gone into
his field to sow wheat and was found lying
dead upon his seeder. The deceased Is an
undo of Mis , J. J BurKe of this city.
Thieve * nt Teeiimneh.
TECUMSEH. Neb. Oct. 6 ( Special Tele-
gram. ) The barn of Ted Cook , near Cook ,
was looted by thieves last night and sorao
harness , robes , etc. , stolen. Sheriff Strong
with a pair of bloodhounds Is In search of
Itally nt CninhrlilKe.
CAMBRIDGE , Neb , Oct. 6. ( Special Tele
gram ) Hon. T. L. Matthews , candidate for
state auditor ; W. P. McCrcarj- and B. M.
Parmentcr started the republican campaign
rolling at this place last night , A largo and
appreciative audience was In attendance.
The republican Glee club of this place ren
dered several choice and spicy selections.
Much good will bo the result of the meet
Cnnt | > nl ii In the lll Sixth.
John T. Mallallcu of Kearney and Chair
man McDonald of the republican congres
sional committee for the Sixth district were
In the city jcstcrday. Both speak highly
of the campaign being made by Norrls
Brown against W. L. Greene and say the
results of the joint debates between these
two candidates justify the Judgment of Mr.
Brown In deciding to enter upon them.
Work on Neil School TliillillnK.
WYMORE , Neb. , Oct. 6. ( Special ) Work
began yesterday on the new addition to the
Central school building , which It Is expected
to have finished December 1.
Try Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup for whooplnn
cough and croup. It never falls
CAMPAIGN OPENS IN NEW YORK
Colonel Theodore Hooterelt Greet *
n MnRft Mcctlnff nt Carnegie
NEW YORK , Oct. 6. Jammed from top
to the bottom with a cheering , shouting
throng , Carnegie hall was a sccno last night
of the great mass meeting that opened the
campaign of Colonel Roosevelt for governor
of New York on the republican ticket. The
crowd carao early and literally packed the
hall , whllo outside men fought each other
In an effort to gain admission , while women
screamed that they were being crushed to
death. It took Roosevelt twenty minutes to
press his way the last twenty feet to the
"This Is nearly as bad ns that charge
at San Juan hill , " ho said. Seth Low and
ex-Governor Morton wcro with Roosevelt ,
but they got lost in the crowd and two
policemen had to find and escort them In.
Many leaders , not Including Senator Platt ,
were present. General Stewart Woodford
presided and his flvo-mlnuto speech was
Interrupted by wild cheering when Roosevelt
velt and McKiqlcy's names were mentioned
Roosevelt's speech , which was frequently
interrupted by applause , was in part as
There comes a tlmo in the life of a nation ,
ns In the Ufa of nn Individual , when It must
face- great responsibilities whether it will
or not. Wo have nov reached that time
Wo rannot avoid facing the fact that we
Ofpupy a new place among the people of the
world nnd have entered upon a new career
All tint wo can decide la whether we shall
bear ourselves well or 111 In following out
this caicer. We can sec by the f&te of
China how idle lo the hope of courting safety
by leading a llfo of Isolation. If we stand
aside from that keen rivalry with the other
nations of the world , to which wo arc bid
den aliKe by our vast material resources ,
! > nd the restless , masterful spirit of our people
ple , wo would perhaps for a few decades bo
ollowed to busy ourselves unharmed with
Interests which to the world at large fie ms
parochial , but sooner or later as the fa'e
of China teaches us the safetv which
springs from the contemptuous forbearance
of others would rrove a b-oken reed.
GREAT DAMAGDONE BY RAINS
Wreckeil nnil Tlallroail
Track Wnnheil Awny 111
TROY. N. Y. , Oct. 6. Ono of the worst
1oods that has ever visited this region
struck the Hooslc valley yesterday and last
night , when damage to the amount of tens
of thousands of dollars was done. Tuesday
afternoon rain began. It icll steadily elgh ;
teen hours In Washington and northern
Reensalaer counties , a.nd'ju , western Ver
mont. At Hooslc tfallBiran.tlmmcnsp flood
poured through the center of the village ,
\ashlng away buildings , undermining foun
dations. caving in streets and sidewalks and
doing from $ DO,000 lo $100,000 damage. The
amago to the streets of Hooslck Falls alone
is estimated at $10,000. The torrent rushed
along to North Hooslc , carrying away the
electric railway track and leaving a gorge
twenty or thirty feet deep. The tracks of
the Fltchburg railroad were washed away
in many places.
Between Greenwich and Johnsvllle , on the
Delaware & Hudson railroad , 150 feet of the
roadbed was washed out. Traffic will be
suspended ten days and the mail trans
ferred by way of Schuyler. Nearty all of
the dozen or fifteen bridges on this branch
of the Delaware & Hudson have been swept
away The railroad tracks nt Bcnnlngtou ,
Vt. , were washed away , streets flooded and
houses washed away. At Hooslc Falls it
was .necessary to rescue the girls employed
In the Hall-Hartwell cottar factory by
means of ladders and improvised bridge ; .
Entire brick blocks at this place wcro swept
away. As far as known , no lives were lost.
CLEARING UP AN OLD MURDER
IlDK Woman Tell * n ncioltliiK Star > -
of the Uecapltntlon of
WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE , 0. . Oct.
6. Eleven years ago Louis Ball was foully
murdered here , his head being cut off with
a razor and his head and body laid
across the railroad track In such
a manner as to make It appear
that ho had been killed by a train. Abra
ham Huffman was arrested for the crime ,
but wns released for lack of convicting
evidence. Others were suspected , but it
looks now as If the deathbed confession of
Mrs. Jeffreys of Hillsboro , O , Just made
In the presence of four persons whom she
called to her death chamber , will reveal
the identity of the murderer. Mrs. Jeffreys
implicated herself , another woman and four
men , giving their names. She said that
she held Ball's head whllo a man cut It off
with a razor ; that the blood was allowed to
flow Into a tub which was afterwards con
cealed under a houro and that the other
woman held Ball on her lap whllo his head
was being cut off. The men carried the
body and head to the railroad track to covet
up the crime. The persons Implicated live
in and about the city. The detectives have
gone to Highland county for additional evi
dence and a big sensation Is looked for to
RECLAIMED BY DEMOCRATS
Allen I ) . Cnniller Ulecteil Governor of
( ieorxla liy n Majority Approil-
iimtliiK Prolmlily 70,000 VotCH.
ATLANTA , Ga. , Oct 6. Georgia Toted
yesterday for governor , a full ticket of btato
house officers and for a constitutional
amendment , providing that Judges and so-
licltors bo elected by the people. lion Al
len D. Chandler , democratic nominee for
governor , was elected over Hogan populist ,
by not less than 70 000 ma orlty. The c nstl-
tutlonal amendment is adopted Hon Flem
ing G Dublgnon , chairman of the state dem
ocratic committee , gave the following state
ment to the Associated Press tonight
"There has been no friction whatever In
( ho management of the campaign , and noth
ing has occurred which could possibly pro
voke censure. The white people of Georgia
are now practically united In politics , nnd
It means Georgia will return a solid demo
cratic delegation to congress , "
I'ntrol for Cnlmii Waters.
WASHINGTON , Oct. C. Captain C F
Shoemaker , chief of the revenue cutter serv
ice , has been Instructed by the secretary of
the treasury to proceed to Cuta nnd Porto
Rico and make a thorough examination Into
the existing conditions , with a view to the
establishment of an efficient revenue cutter
patrol of the waters of those Islands.
COUNCIL OF EPISCOPALIANS
Welfare of the Church is Discussed by
Dignitaries of that Body.
TAKE UP THE ACTIVE BUSINESS OF SESSION
Amendment * to the Constitution and
Itcv luloit of Certain Iavvn Arc
Voted On Meclaloiii of
WASHINGTON. Oct. 6. Morning prayer
for the delegates to the triennial conven
tion of the Episcopal church was held at
the Church of the Epiphany , Rev. Dr. Me-
Kim reading the prayer , lllshop Gilbert of
Minnesota presided nnd pronounced the
benediction When the larger portion of the
delegates had assembled , Rev. Morgan Dlr ,
the president , called the second session of
the house of deputies to order. Routine
business occupied the time for nn hour. A
number of standing committees were ap
pointed and resolutions nnd memorial's on
deceased members were presented nnd re
ferred to appropriate committees.
Rev. Dr. Mann of Missouri offered a reso
lution naming Kansas City ns the next place
of meeting of the convention From Indiana
came a resolution expressing the carnist
desire of the convention that Instructions to
the commissioners to be appointed to the
International peace conference proposed by
the crar of Russia shall recommend the
establishment of permanent court for the
settlement of all differences by arbitration
Several resolutions on the question of
marriage and divorce were presented and It
v..is moved that the discussion of these
questions by the convention bo held behind
closed doors , but some objection was made
to Immediate consideration and the mat
ter was referred to the calendar of busi
ness for consideration by a commission.
The communication received yesterday
from Felix Agonclllo. the representative of
Aguluardo. now In this city , was read by
Dr. McConncl of Louisiana. The documents
expresped the esteem of the Filipinos for
the convention and asked the prayers of
the church in behalf of the natives of the
Philippine Islands , their liberties and wel
The convention then proceeded to the con
sideration of the report on the revision of
the constitution , which has been made a
special order for 11 o'clock.
Ilet Intern of Constitution.
The convention then took up the report
of the committee on the rovlslon of the con-
, -it.tir.n Men v > as made a special order
for 11 o'clock.
ii.o aruuimmcnts acted upon were these
adopted by belli houses of the general con
vention to become operative. The first of
these affected the question of a title for the
constitution , canons , etc , of the church and
provided it bhould be as follows.
"ConstltMtiors nnd canons for the govern
ment of that portion of the Catholic church
known In law as the Protestant Episcopal
church in the United States of America ,
The amendment made by the last conven
tion incorporated in the title the following
words : "That portion of the Catholic
church known In law as. " The change had
few advocates , but many opponents , who
asserted that the change made the title
cumbersome and awkward ; that It was un
necessary to declare the Episcopalians were
a par'J of the Catholic church and some wag
would soon nickname the Episcopalians the
"in law" church. The resolution was cVe-
ffnted 108 to 3.
The next amendment which contemplated
the substitution of "Article lrt for Articles
1 , 2 and 3 of the old constitution , and which
was adopted almost unanimously by the last
convention , was also defeated by a vole of
92 to 17. Meantime messages hnd been re
ceived from the house of bishops that they
had adopted both the amendments rejected
by the house , but In each case a motion was
made In the deputies' meeting that they re
fuse lo concur In the action of the house
In 'the ' house of bishops most of the time
was consumed in amendments to the con
stitution already referred to.
A message of sympathy was directed ro
be conveyed to Bishop Nlles of New Hamp
shire , who Is seriouslv ill. Petitions were
presented for the creation of a new diocese
In India and also for the division of the
Japanese district into two dioceses
The afternoon session of the deputies was
consumed In the consideration of an amend
ment originating with the committee on
constitutional revision which Incorporated I
In the constitution that vision of the ca- '
nonlc laws which , requires the selection of
bishops shall be sanctioned by a majority
of the standing committees In all the dlo- 1
ceses of the church. It gave rise to inter- I
mlnable debate and the deputies adjourned |
without acting on it. They argued that ,
the provision would have a tendency to
bring the people together In better church
relations than if the selection of the bis
hops was left to the dlosese n.one. The
opponents of the change contended there
was no demand or necessity for it. '
The main speech in opposition was made
by Dr. Wcllcr of Fond Du Lac , Wis. , who
said when a bishop was elected there was
always a minority In the church opposed to
his confirmation nnd covered the whole land
with scandal. It was not a question of
larger laity representation but larger liberty
and freedom in the state.
"If you want to wash the church's dirty
linen , ho concluded , put this provision In
the constitution. "
It was announced that the woman's aux
iliary , also In convention here , had reported
a collection of $ SO,400 for missions , about
$25,000 more than the previous year.
Adtournment was then taken until to
The delegates commenced the considera
tion of the amendments to the canons
recommended by the committee. Those dis
cussed today related mainly to ordination of
Ilrnzll V.'anln n Itlahop.
The bishops referred to a committee cf flvcj
a memorial from the Episcopal church In
Brazil , asking that the church in America
consecrate for It a bUhop. The church here
had provlrlon in it < i laws for consecrating a
mlEislonary. but the petition presents a new
question It wa also determined , In view
of the technical difficulties nt present en
compassing the matter of constitutional re
vision , that the tubject of the consideration
of "tho amendments repoi'tel by the joint
committee be indefinitely postponed. "
This action refers to certain amendments
to the conf tHutlon passed on favorably by
the bishops three years ago but which were
never finished by the deputies It was at
first p'oposcd again to consider them ct
this convention , together , possibly , with ,
amendments , but , as above stated , the Idea
has been abandoned. They have no bearing
on the amendments now under cons deration
by the deputies. ProvUlon was made by tils
btrtjor-s for the appointment of a joint com
mittee of five , to whom filial I be referral
queztlons of Increased responsibility devolv
ing upon the church and alto mitslcnnrv
obligations In the western hcmlsphcie with
which the church may bo charted
Tonight tic delegates attended a reception
tendered by Bishop Satterlco of Washing
To Protect f Ttnnn > 1 Interentn.
BERLIN , Oct. 6. The German war ship
Kalserin Augusta has left Klao Chau for
Taku , at tbo entrance of the Pelho river ,
WHERE HELPS Overtaxed Society VVomcii
business mon , prolcsslonnl men , and All others
subject to great merKnl nnd phys'cal Wear and
tear , should vi
always USD the never-tailing
tality-restorer. Stands alone In Its vivifyInff ,
nutrlfylng nnd force-producing powors.
Contains highest porctmtsge of malt
A NON-INTOXICANT , tu.Mvce.tn ,
VU..BIATZ BREWING Ca
Per Sale by Foley Bros. . Wholesale Dealers ,
I'll2 Doupltt * Street , Omaha , Neb. To ) . 1031
Rope Portieres in the now shapes double and single
A heavy typhon cord , suitable for 6-foot openings
any color § 2.75 , $3 , $3.50.
A hnnl twist cord , for 6-foot openings at J4.60 , $500 , J5.BO , $6.00 and
up to $ S 00.
IJagdad Cord Portieres oriental colors for 6-foot openings J5.00 , J6 00 ,
$7.00. $8 00 and $10 00.
Tapestry Portieres heavy valance fringe all the now and popular colors
nnd designs $2 60 a pair.
Ilagdad Tapestry Portieres f our and flvo strips these arc such a close
Imitation that they can hardly bo told from the real Bagdad tomorrow only
$4.50 a pair.
The real Bagdad our own Importation handsome ns ono could wish
genuine hand wove no two alike but can bo used together from $5 BO
each up to $6.00 , $ S 00 and $9.00.
Something entirely ne V beautiful , yet odd and
novelty patterns such as the Algerians alone can
weave $0.00 a pair.
Something really flno In Portieres the Indescribable high art must be
seen ranging In price from $7.00 to $15.00 a pair.
Cecil Silk Portieres beautifully figured exquisitely colored reversible
and changeable background $10.50.
Orchard & Wilhelm Carpet Co.
with thirty marines who will be sent to
Pokln as a guard for the German legation
AMERICAN BOARD OF MISSIONS
rirwt Time In Mnety Ycnrn it Wonmn
In niecteil 11 Member She In Mur-
Ktiret J. I2nim of Mliuiexota.
GRAND RAPIDS , Mich. , Oct. 6. The
most Interesting features In today's pro
ceedings by the American Board of Foreign
Missions came In the afternoon and even-
Ing. At the afternoon session the board , for
the first tlmo In the ninety years of Us his
tory , elected a woman , Margaret J. Evans
of Minnesota ! for a mcmber.vTho evening fea
ture was nn address by James B. Angoll ,
president of the Michigan university and
ex-minister to Turkey.
At this morning's meeting addresses
intended to suggest the ways and
means for filling the treasury ,
were made by Ravs. W. H. Wal
ker , M. A. Uullock , D. D. ; A. R. Thain , D.
D. : J. P. Lobel. A. R. Pitkln , C. F. Grablll
and President Fuller of Drury college. An
immediate effort to raise $3BOO to put a spe
cial agent Into the field to arouse Interest
in churches was successful , the amount bo-
lug received from pastors and laymen.
The report on the homo department was
presented by Rev. C. F. Thwlng , D. D. ,
president of Adelbert college , Cleveland.
The report attributed the decline of re
ceipts , EO far as It has occurred , to a rise of
numerous new religious and philanthropic
objects , which have absorbed gifts. The re
port recommended the support of individual
missionaries by Individual churches , col
leges , families nnd persons.
Rev. Charles A. Dickinson , D. D. , of Bos
ton made a report on the missions in Sec
retary Smith's department.
An address was delivered by Rev. L. O.
Lee of Marash , Central Turkey. President
C. D. Haftranft of Hartford , Conn. , made a
report on missions In Secretary Barton's
department. Rev. C. S. Mills of Cleveland
delivered an address on the same subject.
Rev. E. L. Plxloy , for forty-two > cars a
missionary at Natal , Africa , without return
ing homo ouco until now , addressed tho' '
The members observed the Lord's supper
this afternoon at the Fountain Street Bap
tist church. The next annual' meeting the
ninetieth will be held at Providence , II. I.
The following persons were elected as now
Rev. Edward G. Porter , Rev. G. R. W.
Scott , II. H. Proctor nnd Henry S. Leo of
Massachusetts , Roland C Howard and Wal
lace Nutting of Rhode Island , Dr. R. B.
Holmes , New York , William H. Lambert ,
Pennsylvania ; William M. Mllte , Ohio ; Rev.
D. D. Prccde , Iowa , Rev. Calvin B. Moody
and Margaret J Evans of Minnesota.
Tor the first time In Its history the board
i.'is elected a woman to membership. Miss
Evans is tfio head of the women's depart
ment In Carleton college , Minnesota , and
has bren there for twenty-five years. The
preacher selected to deliver the annual ser
mon next year Is Rev. George B. Adams ,
D. D. , pastor of the First Congregational
church , San Francisco , and his alternate Is
Rev. E C Moore of Providence , R. I.
President Lainron delivered his first an
nual adilrrss His presidency i * recognized
as worthy of the succession to Dr. Storls.
DEATH RECOhD ,
SIOUX CITY. la. 0-t fi ( Special ) J.
A. Hamilton , co-npany II , Flfy-tccrnd Iowa ,
died nt the Samaritan hospital In Slou\
City. The young man was sent homo from
Des Mones | in September , but was taken
to tbo Samaritan hospital , he lirlnx too 111
to proceed to his mo'her ' nl Adavlllc. Ho was
suffering with typhoid fever an'l aVrssrs.
The bcdy was s > nt to Adav lie th's ' a'tTncoi
for burial. It v.CB rscoilcd to the train by
the members of bin company In Sioux City
GRETNA. Nrb , Oct C. ( Special Tr'e-
gram. ) Jnme > Frlhy , a wealthy an ! lilqH/
respwtcd farmer , aged C9 yeais , died a'
his home , thrco miles south of tJwn , at ! >
o'clock thH evening of nroplcxy. A widow ,
three daughters and one son survive 1 ! ra.
Ho was born in Irr-bml nud lived at Cils pres
ent homo over twenty years ,
ItiM. Dr. CuiinliiKhani HclUle.
LONDON , 0-t. 6 Ilev. Dr. Cunningham
GclHc , tlio well known religious commenta
tor and historian , Is dead ,
Viirlit Wnni for thlenco.
WASHINGTON , Oct. 6 A clt legation Ie1
by Governor Tanner today succeeded In hav
ing the converted yacht Wasp ordered ta
Chicago for the use of naval reserve * .
SHENANDOAH , la. , Oct. G. ( Special. )
Last evening at the homo of the Hon. S. E.
Field of this city occurred the marriage of
his daughter , Martha Lto Mr. Harry E.
Eaton , Essex's leading druggist. The affair
was a brilliant one , attended by a largo num
ber of friends. The young people are now
spending their honeymoon In Omaha at the
exposition and In a few days will be at homo
Crlmm Inn-Peter * .
YUTAN. Neb. , .0ot. e.-KSpeclal. ) Mr.
John 'drlmmlns * of 'Cc'flar' ' Rapids , la. , was
married to'Mies Emma Peters of this place
yesterday , Mr. Crlmmtns Is a traveling ;
salesman fo a Des Molnes wholesale house.
Miss Peters is the daughter of John Peters ,
the oldest business man of Yutan and ono of
the oldest settlers of Saunders county.
Matt Schncckcnburg and Miss Delia Bay-
less of Memphis , Mo , , were married
Wednesday , October 5 , at their own newty
furnished homo , 1422 Plerco street , Rev.
Charles W. Savldge officiating.
Fred G. Scott of Emmotsburg , la. , and
Miss Scgrld Olson of Algona , la. , wcro mar
ried Wednesday , October 5 , at the residence
of the officiating minister , Rev. Charles W.
FREMONT , Neb. , Oct. 6. ( Special. ) Th
dwelling house of Conrad Schneider on
South Broad street was almost totally de
stroyed by fire last night. Loss on house ,
$ SOO , insured for $700 ; on furniture and other
contents , $400 ; no insurance. Mr. Schneider
thinks the flro was of Incendiary origin.
The family left the house at 7 o'clock to
attend n wedding and left no fire In the
steve or light burning. When they re
turned about midnight the house was nil
ablaze Inside. The flro appears to have
started In a sleeping room where there was
no steve or chimney. Only a few articles of
furniture wcro saved.
TODAY'S ' WEAVHER FORECAST
WnMhlnftton Prophet Ilernlili Thrcnt-
cnliiK Skies nnd Variable
Wlncl In > eliraiil n.
WASHINGTON , Oct. 6. Forecast for
For Nebraska and Kansas Threatenlnt
vvrathcr ; variable winds.
For South Dakota Threatening weather ;
north to northeast winds.
For Iowa Threatening weather ; variable
For Missouri Threatening weather , with
showers In extreme northern portion ; vari
p THD wnATiinn
OMAHA , Oct. G Omaha record of tem
perature nnd rainfall compared with the
eorrebpondliiR dny of the last three years.
, . JSH. 1W7 189 < 5 1S1J.
Maximum temperature K9 M n 78
M'nltnum temperature . .35 El 3 M
Avfrngo tcmi-eruture . . . . 47 CT 61 C8
Halnf.ill . . . . .00 .00 00 02
llecord of te-mpornturo nnd prerlpltitlon
nt Omnlw for this day and since M.irch 1.
, Norm.il for the day . 57
i Dr-flc'fnry for the dav . 10
1 Accumulated PMCS-I slnco March 1 33S
Normal rn'nf.ill for the dny. . . rftlmh
Dellilcnpy fT the < lnv . 00 inch
Total rnlnf'ill s'n o Mir < h 1. . SJM'nrnps
D"lclfncy ( rlnm Mnrrli 1. . 371 Inches
OMlLle > nry for cor ne rlotl. 1S37 10 di1 Inches
E-xcess for cor pcr'od. ' IS1' ' ! . . . 3 SI Inchea
IteporlN from Million * nt H p. in ,
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