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ESTABLISHED JUKE 10 , 1871. OMAHA , SUNDAY MOHNIXG- , OCTOBER 16 , 1898-TWE TY-EOUR PACiE sGJjE COPY .FIVE CENTS.
SUCCESS MADE SURE
Exposition Affairs Beach a Very High Stage
of Prosperity ,
JUBILEE WEEK'S ' ATTENDANCE IS LARGE
Three Hundred Thousand People Pass the
Gates in Seven Days ,
LAST DAY MAKES FIGURES OF ITS OWN
Saturday Passes the Mark Set for the Day by
New York's Celebration
CHILDREN FURNISH THE MAIN FEATURE
TnUo Another Tnrn nt the
Orrnt Show nnil Give the VU-
Itorn n Sample nt AVentcrn
. Julillcc Mimic.
Total AilinlftflloiiN Yenterdny
Total for the AVccU . : titiO7 : :
Total to Ilntc .
The Peace Jublleo Is over anil It has been
n magnificent success. More than 300,000
jieoplo have passed through the exposition
Rates and filled the White City with llfo
nnd human energy. Each day has been
marked by Imposing spectacles and cere
monies In which the most distinguished
Btatesmcn , soldiers and diplomats of this
nnd other nations have participated. These
have brought together such a concourse of
visitant as Omaha never saw before and
nil have united In declaring the Transmls-
elgslppl Exposition to be the greatest en
terprise of the age.
From a financial standpoint , also , the
record of the week Is moat satisfactory.
It Is yet Impossible to tell just how much
the exposition has profited. The collectors
hove been almost constantly employed In
handling the money received at the gates
nnd very little has been co-llcctod from the
concessions. As these tllil n tremendous
business all through the week largo amounts
remain duo the exposition which will be col
lected as rapidly as the department can
work out of the rush of business in which
It Is entangled. But Independently of these
outstanding accounts , which have not yet
been tabulated , the receipts of the week
have swelled the cash In bank to more than
jr.00,000 , as compared with about $135,000 at
the beginning of October. With good weather
nnd the low railroad rates that are assured
< lurlng the remainder of the month It Is be
lieved that this amount will easily bo In
creased by $100,000 before November 1.
The last dry of the Jublleo was devoted
entirely to < he children and there were
ihmisamU of them on the grounds. A large
proportion cf the membership of the public
urlioolb spent the Saturday holiday
In the pleasant sunshine anil among the
hcautlca of the exposition and as moan of
them were accompanied by their parents the
1'if-i' crc"'d " ' * ? proport'onatc-lj ' * larger than
on any day during the week. But although
the 'bulk of the Jublleo vUUors have
gene homo a surprising number of olit-ot
town people remain. Hundreds of family
parties drove In from the surrounding coun
try yesterday morning , attracted by the
beauty of the day , and the morning trains
brought In a largo number ot visitors from
nearby polnte | to spend a day or two at the
fair. While the early nTornlng crowd did not
indicate more than an ordinary attend
ance , after 0 o'clock the arrivals multi
plied nnd from then t < o noon the rush of
the last few days was very neirly dupli
cated. The street cars were again crowded
and the large proportion of children made
each load count heavily at the turnxtllcs.
There wns n continuous stream of arrivals
passing through each of the entrances and
the grounds filled up nt a rate that Indicated
that ! the Saturday record of 2C.007 , which
was made New York day , would bo broken ,
with a few thousands to spare.
The afternoon attendance was also com
paratively liberal. Hundreds of people
watted until after lunch before going to the
grounds In order to stay to the children's
concert on the Plaza and their presence
made the afternoon and evening as lively as
these of the bigger days of the week. At 2
o'clock there was a very pretty display of
Japanese fireworks on the Plaza for tha
benefit of the youthful visitors and as many
of the concessions gave them a reduced
rate the children made a thoroughly cn-
Joj'ublu day of \ \ .
Today the 25-cout rate will bo In force
during the afternoon and evening nnd the
usiial concert will help to entertain the
crowd. There will bo the usual sacred
, oncert by limes' band In the
Auditorium at 3 o'clock , but on this occa
sion the chorus will not participate. The
program will bo purely Instrumental and
will Include Schumann's "Dreams" by the
Imnd with an organ obligate by Thomas J.
AMI TIII :
i 11 Mini Mintrr iieemifullr I'lilln
On IIU Carnival Cuorii * .
nipoiiltlon wan made bright yester-
tlli thn hippy faces of thousands ot
* The beautiful white buildings
r > ! In the sunshine aud the whole
> aV .t like H fairy land peopled , wlth
J Mllnutlatu. The day was set
, ' thu exposition
,4 management es-
for thu children and the little
folki ti the plncn by stonn. The feature
of the < Uy wns the carnival on the Grand
Plum ntI o'clock , which was ono ot the
most unique performances over witnessed In
this city , and certainly the most novel at
tempt made at the exposition since the
nates wcro first thrown open to the public.
Hun J must or F. N. Innea , originated the Idea ,
The children were all iii a happy flutter ol
excitement. They were seated on the big
platform , which had been erected In fronl
of the bandstand for President McKInlcy ,
At least 1,500 children faced Mr. Inne ;
tthtn the singing commenced.
The Plaza was full ot people. The chil
dren laughed , played pranks on ono an
other and had a good time generally. The ]
nero so happy that they could not kec [
still. They did not even try to sit down ai
first , but climbed upou the benches. The ]
wcro there to tee and they were bent ot
seeing every single thing that transpired
ATI colors of the rainbow were reprcsentci
in the hats worn by the girls , and taklnf
the children all together , they looked Ilki
a lovely bouquet ot beautiful flowers. Then
were comparatively few boys In the crowd
But that does not mean that Mr. Yauni
America was not represented at all.
Ho was there and his presence was noted
Ho could not elt itlll lu bis scat , so hi
climbed upou the stage and ate n fev
bananas In full view of the audience ant
then gave his chum the skins right In thi
face , The children chattered away at i
merry rate until Mr. lunes was seen 01
the stage and then pandemonium broki
The girls screamed with delight am
( Continue * ! ou Fifth Page. )
QUEEN ASKS AFTER THE BOY
of MnrlhoroUKh Ilocrlrcx
Mnny Cnnuratnlatlon * on lllrth
of Her .Second Hon.
( Copyright , 1SDS , by Press Publishing Co. )
LONDON. Oct. 15. ( Now York World
Cablegram Special Telegram. ) The young
duchess of Marlborough received numberless
congratulatory messages today on the blrtb
yesterday of her second son. Among othurf
was ono from Queen Victoria , who asked to
bo specially Informed how the mother md
the Infant wcro progressing. The bulletin
Is quite satisfactory , the doctors being alto
gether content with the condition of both
duchess and baby. The child Is described at
Hampden house as being nC first blush un
doubtedly a Churchill , as the first born Is
The Churchill family Is very much to the
fore just now. Lady Randolph's son , Lieu
tenant Winston Churchill , has contributed
to the Morning Post what Is generally pro
nounced to bo the best scries of letters ou
the Soudan campaign published In any Lon
don paper. The letteta are written with
both force and judgment' , nnd are marked
by much liberality of view. Churchill took
part In the famous Lancer charge. He has
been staying at Now Market with his
mother , Lady Curzon and Lady Tarah Wil
son , for race week , nnd Is much toted.
Mr. Letter purposes to present a house In
London to Lord and Lady Curzon of Kedlc-
stone , It Is asserted , in recognition of his
sou-ln-law's appointment to the vice roy
alty of India. There will bo plenty of time
to select a suitable mansion , as the Ctlrzorm
will bo absent from England during the
next five years. An Indian viceroy never
leaves India during his tenure of office , It
being held that the country should never
bo without the queen's representative. It Is
always arranged that the outgoing viceroy
leaves India the day bis successor rands , but
they never meet.
A grand Etonian banquet will bo held
October 28 to celebrate the appointment of
Lord Curzon as viceroy of India , of the
earl of Mlnto as viceroy of Canada , and of
Kev. J. E. Welldon , the head master at Har
row. as bishop of Calcutta , all three bolng
The young duke of Manchester's return
from Australia rook his relatives by sur
prlso. Ho had gene for an Indefinite stay ,
but took passage home on the next steamer.
The Duchess of Manchester knew nothing
f his coming uutll his arrival nt Marseilles
as announced. The duchess left this week
or SB. Morltz , Switzerland , by easy stages ,
1th her Invalid daughter , Lady Victoria
> Iontayn. The latter Is so 111 that a phynl
Ian Is traveling with her. Mother and
aughter were Joined at Paris by the fiuke.
It Is rumored that Miss Jean Wilson , a
Icco of the Wilsons of Tranbycroft , whose
ngageraent to the Duke ot Manchester was
laid to have been broken off when he left
or a long stay In the antipodes , still Is rn-
olved to marry him though both families
.re averse to the match. Her fortune Is not
ufllclent In the Duchess of Manchester's
iycB to rehabilitate the family finances and
Is unset'.Jed disposition Is held by the Wll
ons not to argue well for BO early a inar-
lage for their 'daughter , who is only 18.
Mrs. Mackay lef today for Paris to re-
ualn there over thoV anniversary of her 'son's '
raglc death. She will return to London In
SMART SOCIETTS LATEST FAD
Loiulou Hvrcllilom Undertaken the
Ilrrcnleun Tmtk of HtampliiK
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LONDON. Oct. 1C. ' ( New York World Ca-
iegram Special Telegram. ) Some well
ncanlng enthusiasts from the fashionable-
ct are trying to start an "anti-scandal
cague. " "Smart" society has been Invited
( V circular to glvo adhesion to this novel
lopelcss movement. The members of the
: eaguo are enjoined to "combat pleasantly
ny slander uttered In your presence and
o enlist the offender as a member of the
caguo. " The now crusade has excited more
nmusement than Interest , especially as it
has been Initiated by some members of the
defunct set styling themselves "Tho Souls , "
n which Arthur Balfour was the high
Driest and Margaret Tennant ( now Mrs.
lerbcrt Asqulth ) high prleslorp
Inquiries In the center of t English
flour trade developed the fact . .it Mclntyre
nd Gfynn have not succeeded In cnlXtlng
any support tn England for their projected
flour trust. Their scheme ns unfolded here
oraprlses the amalgamation of the Minne
apolis , Plllsbury nnd Washburn mills.
Their oblect Is to obtain financial backing
torn the big flour speculators ot this coun-
ry. They have been In Liverpool seeing R.
Smytho & Co. , and Important members of
bn trade , but up to the present It Is de
clared In milling circles hero that they have
An extensive system of blackmailing of
women bv a man signing hlmseK "C ,
Mitchell , a public official , " Is actively en
gaging the attention ot the London detec
tive force. "Mitchell" evidently worked In
collusion with several vendors ot prepara
tions used by women who advertise exten
sively lu the newspapers. Thousands of
\\omen who have bought these preparations
have received copies ot a circular letter
from "Mitchell1 demanding $10 In consider
ation of his not ordering them to bo prose
cuted. The extent of his operations Is Indi
cated bv the fact that a single mall brought
letters from air parts of England containing
lu the aggregate nearly $7,500 , of which the
police took possession. "Mitchell" has dlsap-
ucarcd. The Investigations ot the police
among "Mitchell's" papers convinced them
that ho must have netted about $35,000 In
two weeks. Both "Mitchell" and bis ac
complices are well known to the police , who
eav the whole gang wilt be arrested In a
DU BOSC HAS A GRIEVANCE
Puts In a Illir Claim for DamnKOH
Airnlnnt Canadian Cov-
( Copyright , 1S9S , by Press Publishing Co. )
LONDON , Oct. 15. ( Nav/ York World Cablegram -
blegram Special Teleg-am. > I hear that
Scnor Uu Bosc. lately the benrctary of the
Spanish legation at Wauh'ngtoa ' , recently
forwarded a claim for $100.000 damage. !
against the Canadian Rovjrnment for hit
expulsion from Canada on the -iharro ol
organizing a spy service la the United State :
after the war becan. The claim was re
ferred to Colonial Secretary Chamberlain
who declined to entertain U. Though Di
Boao asserts that precedents exist for com
pensation being granted In such cases , h (
puts It forward as a personal matter , am
Is not seeking the support ot the Spanlst
government in pressing It. He abjolutelj
denies the accusation of the organizing of i
spy ervlee , and promises to publish all UK
facts In a short time. Du Bosc Is nbw or
his way to St. Petersburg , having been ap
pointed first secretary of the Spanish em
bassy to Russia.
Killed ! > > a Train.
DEADWOOD , Oct. 15. ( Special Telegram. ;
The remains of A. J , Robleder , who was rut
over by a train near Sherldau , Wyo. , wen
brought to this city today. The decease
was a pioneer In DeadwooJ. He will bi
1 Ulv 1 1 - JJJ > IJll
Liter Details of the Wreck of the Steamer
: REW STANDS BV ITS POST TO THE LAST
Launch the Boats and Mnko an Effort to
Save the Passengers.
LIFESAVERS FROM SHORE DO NOBLE WORK
Big Steamer Goes Down in Twenty Minutes
After Striking the Rocks ,
CAUSE OF THE ACCIDENT IS UNKNOWN
One of tlic HurvlliiK I'aMn'ttRrrx 5nn
Uir Kir.it Iiitinintlnii
IVronic "Wan WIicu
the Cranli Came.
( Copyright , IS9S , by Press Publishing Co. )
LONDON , Oct. 13. ( Now York World Ca
blegram Special ' -Telegram. ) A correspond
ent at Falmouth telegraphs tonight that most
t the passengers on the Mohegan were
merlcans returning home. Their experl-
nces were trrrlblc.
Interviewed Ernest Leeston Smith of Ore-
ion said : "I had just gone to dress for
Inner when the crash occurred. I rushed
o the cabin for a life belt and returning
Imbed up the mast before the ship went
own. The captain and I ran along the deck
ogethcr , both springing oft the sarno mo
ment Into the sea. As the vessel lurched
11 the passengers were washed over anil
mveloped In a wave. Being a strong swim
mer I forced my way through struggling hu
man beings in the \\uter , several ot whom
lutched me. After an hour I secured a
'aft ' , but was frequently washed off and ,
vcntually dashed against the rocks. I was
ashed off once more Into the sea and after
ihiK In the water three and a half hours
us thrown ashore , more dead than alive.
Phe screams of the drowning around wcro
eartrendtng. Many had no life belts. I
rled to help one woman on a raft , but
iould not reach her. She drowned before my
yes. " Mr. Smith fipoko In terms of praise
t the manner In. which the officers andrew
Frank NIchlin , steward , told an Interest-
ng story of the heroism of Miss Noble ot
ilaltlmorc : "I assisted her to don a life
belt , but she refuted to enter a lifeboat
until the others were rescued. She wns
ound supporting herself on a , plank two
hours afterwards. Even then she assisted
n the work of rescue. .The bowman of
.he lifeboat expressed the opinion that she
was the pluckiest woman ho ever saw. "
W. J. Bloomlngdalo of New York was ono
f the few left behind on the ship after
ho first rescue by the lifeboat. It was not
until 6 o'clock this morning when he came
n. Ho said : "I climbed up the mast wllii
cveral of .tho crew and remained there for
houro with extremedIClcuUy uutll rescued
by the llfcboitt. The only woman In the
'Igglng was the second stewardess , Mrs.
Mggott , who was similarly rescued after
lours ot exposure. "
Ulchard Kelly of Now York said : "I was
also In the rigging with the seamen. I
was right at the top of the mast. "
The experience of the Pemherton family
of Now York was extraordinary. Mr. and
Mrs. Pemberton and two young Rons wcro
raveling with a nurse. The whole were
saved by the father's coolness. When the
shin's boat came alongside he pasted them
ate the boat without disorder and jumped
In afterwards. They were all taken out by
the shore life boat.
Maud Itouudebouch , another saved , is an
oaera , singer going to New York to fill an
ngagement at the Metropolitan opera house.
Mrs. Grandln of New York was alive when
picked up but died In the rife boat.
Gray , steward , gives a graphic account.
When ho reached the companion way after
the collision the chief steward told him to
get life belts for the women. Ho got out
three. He met a man and woman and a
Ittle boy. The woman Implored him to save
her bov. Ho tied a life belt round him
twice and then wrapped a blanket round
him with holes for the arms. He then heard
the captain say : "This way , ladles. " Soon
after the ship gave a lurch nnd went down.
He saw no more of the boy or the father
ANKOclntert I'rrxn Story.
PALMOUTH , Eng. , Oct. 15. The Brltlsl
steamer Mohegan , Captain Griffiths , belong
ing to the Atlantic Transport company , hai
been wrecked In the vicinity of th3 Lizard
between the Manacles and the lowlands
It is believed that about 127 persons of It :
passengers and crew were drowned. Onl :
forty-seven survivors have reached thi
The Mohegan was formerly the Cleopatra
of the Wilson and Furncss-Lcyland line. 1
left London for Now York on Thursday
having on board , so far as can be aacer
talncJ at present , fifty-nine passengers am
a crew of 115 officers and men. When tin
steamer was seen to be In distress life
boats put off from the shore and ever ;
effort possible was made to save the pas
oengers. The coast at this point li ex
tremely dangerous and has been the scrn
of numerous wrecks. The general oplnloi
at present Is that the machinery ot th
Mohegan became disabled during the heavj
easterly gale which was blowing and tha
It ran ashore and foundered. A number o
tugs which put out from this port to th' '
assistance of the Mobegan were compelled
to return without being able 10 npproacl
the vessel , owing to the severity of th
weather prevailing. A lifeboat lamlei
thirty-one of the passengers and the crov
of the Mohegan. One of the former , i
woman , died after she was brought ashore
There are rumors , unconflrmed as thi
dispatch Is sent , that another lifeboat fuc
ceeded. In saving six more persons.
Ono of the sun-Ivors of the Mohegan , Mr
George Maul of New York , was Interviewee
after ho bad sufficiently recovered to b
able to tell the story of the wreck. II
said : "I am a shipper of horses , employe
by the American Transport company. W
left London on Thursday and all went wel
until 7 o'clock yesterday evening , wh-j
most of the passengers were at dinner. Th
steamer was going at full speed and aud
denly we heard a crash , which seemed t
denote that we had collided with some othe
vessel. But when wo rushed on deck w
found that the Mobegan was on the rock
between the Manacles and the lowlnaJi
la the vicinity of the Lizard.
CriMV Ueluivecl I.lUe Ilcrom.
"Orders wcro given at once to lower th
boats and the crow of the steamer bchavei
like heroes. Its captain stood on the brldg
and the greatest order prevailed among tb
oRlcers and crew.
"The steamer began to settle by the head
Two boats were launched , but whether thea
boats reached land or not I do not know
1 managed to secure a life belt and juuipei
overboard In company with the chief officer
of the Mohegan , Mr. Couch , Ho made mo
take off my coat and shoes. Soon after that
we were parted from each other. When I
was leaving the vessel a little glrf begged
Dtteously that I try to save her , as she did
not want to die yet. I was powerless to help
bcr. Eventually I caught hold of a plank
which was floating on the water and I c
to It for two hours. At the txplratlon of
time I was picked up by a tug. I coiil
have lasted much longer.
"I cannot explain how the acclde :
curred. The whole matter Is not
to me. "
From other tourers It was lear :
the Mohegan sank about twenty mln
It ran ou the rock's. The locaf
pear to be unable to explain ho
began got Into such a position.
Later In4.be morning It became
another lifeboat had landed a
of the survivors of the Mohegan
boats put out from a number of ploc
were expressed that the number of survivors
may bo Increased. One of the sixteen per
sons Just known to have been saved Is a
woman. All the survivors are In a pltlablo
condition and some of them have been badly
injured by waves and rocke and are suffer
ing from bruises and torn and fractured
More Survivor * Hoporteil.
As the day wore on further reports re
ceived here showed that forty-five survivors
of the Mohegan were landed at Port Hou-
stock , Cornwall , where the bodies ot five
dead persons have been received.
Then came the announcement that four
teen of the crew of the wrecked steamer had
been found alive on the rocks near the
scene of the disaster. One of the passengers
rescued by the Port Houstock lifeboat says
that all the passengers were dining when
the catastrophe occurred , though some of the
children and those who were seasick were
In their bunks. Suddenly the Mohegan struck
with a grating noise. At first the engineers
thought this wns caused by coal falling down
i the bunkers , but a second shock fol-
owed , and the vessel began to settle.
A coast guardsman who was on duty at
Coveract says he noticed the Mohegan was
ursulng a dangerous course.
William Moore , a seaman of the Mohegan ,
elonglng to London , was among the men
vho succeeded In reaching Port Houstock.
le said the vessel struck forward on the
larboard bow and sank head first , Its stern
Islng right up in the air. Moore sprang
verboard , and after swimming for a con-
Iderablc tlmo succeeded In reaching an
mpty lifeboat belonging to the steamer. He
ot Into the boat and started to row for the
hore. Sometime afterward he saw ono ot
Is shipmates , a man named Hllson , on n
aft. Hllson wa * exhausted , and Moore
ragged htm Into the lifeboat. Illlson'a
houlder was badly Injured. The sea was
hen running heavily and the lifeboat was
early full of water , and scraping two or
hrco rocks. It was smashed * o pieces. Moore
ml Hllsou were washed ashore.
A. Grosmlth , a first cabin passenger , wbn
ays he belongs to Gutlford , hut had been
ngaged In farming In the United States
or ten years past , Is another ot the sur-
Ivors. He said : "During the panic I
umped overboard , swam about an hour and
eached a rock. 'I tried to climb on It , but
ho waves were too strong. I afterwards
ound a raft with a sail on It , and I held up.
ho 'sail with ono arm and floated toward'
ho shore. While on the reft I was washed
Ight over ono rock. Happily I ! iad on a life
> elt and recovered the raft , which then
truck another rock , to which I held faster
or sometime. Afterwords I swam ashore ,
ho land being but a short distance away
'rom ' the rock to which 1 was clinging. "
Only the smokestack and the forcmhat f
.bo Mohegan can bo seen above water.
I.lxt of the Snvcil.
Among other passengers known to have
been saved from the wreck of the Mohegan
nre : Miss Noble ot Baltimore , Mil. ; A , G.
L. Smith. W. Bloomlngdale , B. Kelly and
Miss Hondburn and S. Wood. The following
officers of the steamer have also been saved :
Victor Lawrlngs , Ferguson and Dr. Trevor
and Mrs. Piggett , the stewardess. The saved
include thirty members of the crow.
The Journal prints the following list of
passengers saved from the wreck :
Mr. and Mrs. Pemberton , two Pemberton
children and nurse , Miss Katharine Nobfe ,
Mrs. Compton Smith , Miss nondebuck. J. N.
Adams. F. N. Sletchlno. S. F. Smith , II.
Mor.sell. Victor Lawrlnge , V. Warren , B.
Dewrenberg , M. D. Whltter , James Ward ,
W. Moore Hllson , A. O. L. Smith , George
Maule , U. D. Watson , J. N. Nlchten , H. Sul
livan , Thomas Moore , G. W. Thuloway ,
. McForlane. Thomas Nlcholls , Walter
Whltchead. Frank Huntley , J. Wlglnton.
Sixteen other persons , names not reported ,
NEW YORK , Oct. 15 , Following Is the list
of passengers on board the steamer Mohegan :
P. A. Baxter , James Blackey , W. J. Bloom
lngdalo , Miss Bushwell , H. F. Cowan , Miss
H. M. Cowan , Mrs. S. C. Crane , Charles
Duncan , Miss Rose Duncan , Mrs. Fenton ,
Mrs. F , P. Flerlng , Mrs. Fraser. fl. Franklin
Fuller , C. Seymour George , Mrs. L. S.
Gandln , Mrs. Gumbrecht , A. H. Harrington ,
Mrs. Hart , John Hyslop , Ulchard Kelly , T.
W. King and valet , Mrs. T. W. King and
mala , Master W. King , II. A. Kipling , J. J.
LeLacheur , F. W. Lockwood , L. M. Luke ,
Mrs. L. M. Luke , Miss E. Merryweather , H.
Morrison , jr. , Miss KaCherlno Noble , D. J.
O'Neill. P. A. Pemberton , Mrs. F. A.
Pemberton , two sons of Mr. and Mrs.
Pemberton , Mrs. Pemberton's two maids ;
Mlsa Maud Ilondebusb. Mrs. Shepherd , Miss
Sounders , A. G. L. Smith , Mrs. Compton
Swift , Mrs. L. H. Warner , Mrs. Wcller , Mr.
Cardary and Dr. Fellows.
Imitilrlc * for the liont anil Saved ,
NEW YORK , Oct. IB. The office of the
Atlantic Transport line was crowded today
with people Inquiring anxiously about
friends and relatives. The telephone rang
constantly , people wanting to know as to
some one who had sailed on the Ill-fated
Henry Morrison , tut elderly lawyer , In
quired about his son , Henry Morrison , Jr. ,
and his stepdaughter , Miss Hannah Hart.
When be learned that the names ot his
son and his stepdaughter were on the pas
senger list he fainted.
Mrs. John Hyslop , wife of the official
measurer of the New YorK Yacht club , and
her daughter also were removed fainting
when the former learned that her husband
had taken passage on thu Mohegan. Mr.
Hyslop wrote to his wife that he would
sail on the Manltou on the 13tb.
The Mohegan was criminal/ ! Intended to
sail on the 6th and the Manltou on the
13th , but the company for some reason sub
stituted the Mohezan for the Manltou.
Miss Merrlweather comes trom Cincin
nati , Mlsa Katherlne Noble from Baltimore ;
R. A. Klpllne. a relative of Iludyard Kipling -
ling , from Roselle , N. J. , and the Firings
from Glen Ridge , N. J. J. P Firing was a
paymaster In tha Unit-id States army.
There are some differences In the Mobe-
gan's passenger list as obtained here and
as received by cable from London. In the
London list P. A , Baxter appears as R. A.
Baxter , Miss N. M. Cowan as Miss H. M.
Cowan , Miss Grumbrech as Mrs , Grim-
brecbt , Mrs , Shepherd as Miss Shepherd and
Mrs. Cordary as Mrs. Cordry. MUs Road-
burn referred to In the 1'almouth dispatch
should road Rodihusb.
MONTREAL. Oct. 13. It is feared that
Miss Shepherd , only sinter of Beaumont
( Continued on Second Page. )
MUST OU1T FASHODA
Anglo-Egyptian Troops' Work is Out Out for
Them if Marchand Disobeys.
ENGLAND WILL INSIST ON EVACUATION
Dispute Assumes Threatening Signs Awaiting
Trench Officer's Report.
REPUBLIC TROUBLES WITHOUT AND WITHIN
Much Inflammatory Talk of War on Both
Sides of the Channel.
COMMENT ON PARIS PEACE NEGOTIATIONS
Internal IiiRiirrri-tlon Snlil tn IncrrnHc
1'onnllilllty of France GoliiK Into
Wnr American CycllxtH He-
turning Home on I'cnnlanil.
( Copyright , 1S08 , hy Press Publishing Co. )
LONDON , Oct. 15. ( New York World Ca
blegram Special Telegram. ) If Franco de
clines to withdraw Mnrchand from Fushoda
ho will bo surrounded by Anglo-Egyptian
troops and captured , without force If pos
sible. Then ho and his officers will be
transported to Cairo and there released.
Franco may treat this a an act of war
If she chooses. The recent events In Paris
Increase the possibility that she may dose
so , as the tendency Is stronger than ever
to seek respite from Internal troubles by
provoking an undoubtedly popular , though
disastrous , war with England.
The dispute will remain In a state of
suspended animation until the French gov
ernment receives Marchand's report , which
Is now on the way down the Nile In a
British boat , carried by one of Marchand's
officers. It Is expected to reach Cairo about
Tuesday , when It will be telegraphed by a
French agent to Paris. The latest advices
from Cairo state ( hat Marchand throws the
responsibility entirely ou his government
and that they do not suggest his recall , as
was previously reported.
Copyright , 1S9S , by the Associated Press. )
LONDON. Oct. 15. The week opened with
an ominous rattling of sabers over Fashoda
and ended with the rumblings of a rcvolu-
lonary volcano in Paris.
The situation arising out of the question
between Great Britain and Franco as to the
Ight of occupying Fnshoda Is extremely
grave. Everything hinges on the nature of
ho report of Major Slarchand , the French
[ ommander at Fashoda , which Is now on the
way , thanks to the courtesy of the British
government in permitting ono of Marchand's
officers to use the British lines of commu
nication. The evacuation of Fashoda by the
Drench must , however , take place If war bo-
ween Great Britain Is to be averted , as the
marquis of Salisbury has nailed his colors
o the most and cannot recede from the po
sition he has taken up and Inwhich ho has
received the unanimous support of the
: ountry. The clear , strong speeches ot the lib
eral readers Lord Rosebery and Mr. Asqulth
coming at this critical moment were very
important In that they demonstrated to the
world that the liberal party Is solidly with
the government lu the stand the latter has
taken on the Soudan question.
Mnt-t Maintain Hrltuiii'n Hlghta.
The Sueakor , the organ of the liberal
party , refers plainly this week to the Im-
rjosslblllty of relinquishing the British
claims and points out that If it comes to war ,
It will not bo merely for Fashoda but for the
maintenance of Great Britain's place In the
wori'd , plus her undoubted rights.
The Sneaker adds : "If we abandoned our
claims. Englishmen would not only lose the
respect of others but would lose their own
Kclf-resncct and English statesmanship
would bo dragged In the mire. "
These emphatic declarations of the Eng
lish press and public men have already had
a certain Influence across the channel and
the Inspired statements of the French press
belittle the Importance of Fashoda and shift
the ground to an undefined claim upon the
province of Bahr-cl-Ghazal aud a port on
The mouthpiece of the French government
Is preparing France for the abandonment of
Fashoda by asserting that Major Marchand
overshot his goal and that Instead of going
to Fashoda ho ought to have stopped at the
confluence of the Bahr-el-Ghazal.
Many people scout the Idea that Franco
will be permitted to establish herself on the
Bahr-cl-Ghazal , which U described as "the
paying reef" of the Soudan. All the rest ol
the reconquered territory as far as Fashoda
U mostly desert ground which cannot be
made to pay for many years to come. But
the Bahr-el-Ghazal territory Is thickly popu
lated and has magnificent trade prospects.
During the governorshop of the late General
Gordon Bahr-cl-Ghazel had Immense exports
of Ivory , grain , beeswax , skins , etc , while
It contained w hole forests of arrowroot. Bo.
sides , the cotton grown there surpasses the
Frnnce IVuntit nuHHltt'n Help.
The Chauvinist Paris papers are denouncing -
nouncing Great Britain and are doing theli
vtmos' to cxlte Frwh foellng In the mat'
tor. Other French papers are making blttei
complaints of Russia's Inactivity.
The Gaulols declares the time has ar
rived for Russia to repay tha service whlcl
Franco lent her In the far east by helplnf
Franco against Great Britain , while thi
Patrle , after declaring Franco had been be
trayed by the Brlsson cabinet , demands thi
dispatch of an ambassador to King Menclll
of Abyssinia "for the purpose of sceklni
an alliance with his 200,000 valiant , faith'
ful warriors , who will co-oporato with ui
10 t'jO evr-nt of hostilities at Fashoda. "
The moderate thinking section of tbi
French press Is earnestly urging a peaci
arrangement of the affair. These paper ;
candidly admit 'that Franco Is no match fo
Great Britain In the event ot war.
There has been a great deal of talk hcri
about the possibility ot war with Franci
and various preparations upon the part o
the British government are reported to havi
For Instance , It Is announced that a lead
Ing small arms firm at Birmingham wa
asked this week whether It was prepare *
to turn out 1,000 inagazlno rifles weekly
The significance ot this will bo appreciate !
when It Is pointed out that the British gov
crnment works alone are capable of turn
Ing out 4,000 magazine rifled weekly. It I
also rumored that war Insurances have beei
affected at Lloyds' during the last fev
days , but they appear to have been more Ii
the character ot bets -than trading.
Comment on I'nrla Negotiation * .
Commenting on the Paris negotiations th
Speaker eeys ;
"It 1s clear there will bo no abatcmen
ot tbo American minimum demands , Presl
dent McKlnley'a speeches , Indeed , Indlcati
that those demands are likely to becomi
more rather than lets extensive. Ilia refer
THE BEE BULLETIN.
Weather Forccnwt for Nebraska
Haiti or Snow ; Colder.
J Children nl Hit * n\ioltlon. |
Ii-tnll of tln > Mulirnnti niannter.
Mnrehaml .Mimt I.cavo l-'iiwhodii.
'I'oil Slonii CnntlnneN t Win.
I ! ( Jriu-ral Miafd-r Leave * Omaha.
Crowd * tireet HIP I'rmlilrtit.
.IciiloiiN > Vlft > Shoot * \Viimnii. .
I'oiiocrntn OH Money Nn\er. .
PuftlonlNfR Make I'mof Hartley.
Work of the Weather Ilurenn.
I llamitu-t (11 IMItnr McICeHtay.
n riniiN for tirrmnn liny.
Oinnhn Society III .lit' lleo Wrote.
Iteiiiililleuu City Convention.
7 Iliiton AVIII Tnko > Another Drop.
IN MV Crouiln VIMt the nxpotltlon.
S Council IllnlTi Local Matter. .
< ) \eliralu Defeat * Tnrklo.
Saturday' * Unite Unit Game * .
to HportliiK Uevlptv of tlic Week.
I 1 With ho Wherlii nnil Wheelmen.
t t In the Domain of Woman.
. " . In the AmiiNemcnt World.
Mnnlcnl Itvvtvw of tlic Week.
( I "The lllauk IJoiiKlaM. "
7 "Ilull-Uoiuleil Parker. "
Talk * Aliont Wnninii'H Clnu * .
8 Editorial nnil Coniiiient.
O In the ltiu > ki\nnilH of Chill.
Sixteenth Street Vliulnol IMnim.
Un ( ienernl Klteheiier UN a Junior.
I Condition of Omaha * * Trade.
Commercial anil I'lnanelnl \ < MT .
21 WnrrantH Out for Atloriic ) a ,
Temppratnrii at Oninhni
lour. Dear. Hour. HCR. .
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IU 111 ( IS
TODAY AT TII12 KXl'OSITION.
Twentieth .Sunday AdnilNxlon , 2' '
Cent * .
1 | i. m. , Onialin t'onucrt Hand nt Cov-
rriimeiit HuIIdlni ; .
U p. in. , IIIIION Hand at Auditorium.
'raise God , from whom all blessings flow ,
'ralso Him , ( ill creatures here below ;
" "ralso Him above , ye heuvenlv host ;
"raise Father , Son and Holy Ghost.
( All nre respectfully Invited to rise nnd
join In the singing oC this well known
Overtuie Rtiy Bias Mendelssohn
( a ) Raster Hymn
( b ) Intermezzo , from Cavallerla. Run-
ole for Kiiplionhim CujiiH Anlhmin
( from Stabat Mater ) Itosslnl
> B Preludea ( Symphonic Poem ) . . . .Liszt
: . , ! imurtlne , the great philosopher , describes
life , as u nerles nf preluiles to the rfmit
Symphony , the opunlnK chord ot whirl )
Is Roundrd hy Dinlh. The uomoaiier haa
hcantiriilly plcturt'il , In this remarkable
work , all the pliiiHC.i of u human llfu n
net down In tno pos : . namely : Infancy ,
the pastoral scenes of you.h , the martial
urrior of manhood and the Una ! struggle
which ushers thu soul Into the great
Dvcrturc ROsamundo Schubirt
Trniimorel ( from Children's Scenes )
Orgult Obllgato by Mr. Thomas J. Kelly.
Mejodlcs ot Erin ( Irish Fantusla ) . ,
Piccolo Solo Uomln' Thro the Rye..Burns
Military March . .Tsclmtkowsky
n Ii. m. , Omaha Concert Ilnnil lit ( Jov-
7 p. in. , Innen Hand on the Pliixn.
( In event of unfuvorablo weather , the
concert will bo given In the Auditorium. )
Overture The Martyra Donizetti
Ave Marli ; Gounod
( u ) Xnleika and Hussan . . . .Mendelssohn
( b ) Love is King ( March ) Inncs
Love Feast of the Apostles ( Burred
Scene ) Wagner
Overture The Flying Dutchman..Wagner
The -list Hope ( Nocturne ) . . . , Gott chalk
Trombone Solo Christmas Hymn Adam
From All Lands ( International Fun-
Intiodnclng the melodies of every civilized
country under the sun and concluding
with an entirely original arrangement oC
the. national iinthem , "Tho Stur Spangled
cnce 'to new responsibilities and his depreca
tion of the charge of militarism can only
refer to the Philippine Islands , where alone
responsibilities of a new order await the
American nation nnd the prcstdent'd
speeches Indicate the Intention ot assuming
them fully. "
Andrew Carncglo has written a letter to
The Spectator protesting against Us state
ment that the Into Thomas F. Bayard had
the honorable distinction , "rare among
American politicians , " of dying a poor man
Mr. Carnegie classed this remark as bitterly
unjust and ho points out that Mr. Bayard
was well-to-do when compared with the
majority of the presidents of the republic ,
Ho adds :
"One reason why the most ambHIoui
public men do not seek wealth la that I
Is fatal before a nominating convention
No candlato for > the presidency would b <
thoug'fft ofwho had a largo Income. Then
Is no record of honest poverty among th <
prominent politicians of any country conv
parable with that of the great republ.lc. "
Ur. Darwin Mcllwralth and Mrs. Melt *
wraith , the Chicago bicyclists who rcccntl :
completed a tour of tha world , coverlni
30,000 miles , embarked for home today 01
board the steamer Pcnnland , after an ab
sence ot three and a half years. They an
both In the best of health and spirits am
are apparently none the worse for the hard1
ships they endured. The latter IncluJec
Dr. Mcllwraith's * amputation of his wlfe'i
toes , which were frozen.
The trip was made throughout on thi
machines they hnd when they loft Chtcngi
and finally , It Is asserted , < tboy only usw
three sets ot > tlrcs.
NEBRASKAN DIES AT MANILA
A. II. III I'd of Company II of TV el no 11 i
Victim of Typhoid I'ever-
WASHINGTON , Oct. 15. The followlm
dispatch has been received at the War do
MANILA , Oct. 13. Adjutant General
Wuahlngton : Following deaths since las
report , October 10 : Private Charles A
Howe. Second Oregon , dysentery ; Ernest M
Forstcr , Fourteenth Infantry , malaria , Octo
ber 11 ; Private Fred Grcentlet , First Soutl
Dakota , typhoid fever , October 12 ; Prlvat
A. H. Bird , First Nebraska , typhoid fever
Daniel Pary Bell , Aetor battery , tubercu
losltt. ( Signed ) OTIS.
A. H. Bird ot the First Nebraska Is i
member of Company H and his home Is Ii
Until I'artlex Arn Wealthy.
( Copyright , 1S98 , by Press Publishing Co.
LONDON. Oct. 15. ( New York World Ca
blegram Special Telegram. ) Mrs. Colgati
of Now York Is engaged to be married tie
o carl of Stafford. Mrs. Colgate la a youni
handsome widow with a fortune , whlli
j Stafford , who Is GO years old , Is also wealthy
t. which differentiates the projected unloi
- from others between American helresen
o ami British aristocrats , Stafford Is llttli
o j sren In London society , devoting hlmscl
- I chiefly to managing his tctatcs.
SLOAN IS THE HERO
American Jockey Continues to Surprise
England's ' Bncing Set ,
HE WINS ANOTHER SURPRISING VICTORY
Pcminino Royalty Shakes Hands with tha
Young Man ,
HE LOOKS ASKANCE ON THESE ATTENTIONS
Has Little Use for Women When There Ara
Bace3 to Be Won ,
SPORTING PAPERS PRAISE HIS SKILL
Ircclvcn Hnmliuinic Oftrr * friini
Ouiicrn of ItnoInK Stnhlm nnil
He Mnr Attain Ucturn
Copyright , ISO ? , by Prccs Publishing Co.1
LONDON. Oct. 15. ( Now York World
iablegram Special Tel eg mm. ) Ted Sloan
as upset the traditions of the English turf
11 more ways limn by winning repeated vlc-
orlcs at Newmarket on mounts that' the
ayers , and most of the patrons of the meet-
ng ring , regarded as having very slender
banco of victory.
The Newmarket meeting has always boon
nown as "Tho headquarters of English
aclng" and It has been patronUed by the
mnrtest of the racing set , which Includes
many of the greatest nunic.H In th # United
kingdom. But It Is certain that no other
iockey has received such attentions from
Istlugtilshed persons ns were showered
upon Sloan after his victory In the Middle
Sloan rode Lord William Beresford's Cal-
nan and won a rattling race In a form that
alned him. the npplauso of oven his com-
letltors. As ho returned to the weighing
com ho was surrounded by a number of
women whose names show the cnthuulasni
which the American Jockey has aroused by
his work ou this side. There were the
duchess ot Devonshire , Lady .William
Uerceford , Lady Randolph Churchill ,
.vho . was Miss Jcnnlo Jerome of New York ;
iady Curzon , the new vicereuc of India , and
Qeorglana , countess ot Dudley.
These five women , thu cream of the arls-
ocracy , shook Sloan's hand and congratu-
ntcd him upon his victory. He was pcr-
'ectly self-possessed nnd calmly courteous
liut not too affable. Sloan Is thoroughly
business like and does not look with favor
upon feminine society when there arc races
o bo won , even though It bo the most dlR-
.tngutshed possible. Ho extricated hlmsell
'rom ' the admiring group as soon as polite
ness would permit and disappeared In the
Sloan's head might easily be turned by
the attention he hna received hero this spa-
con If bo did not regard It as second
ary to thy business ot winning races. He
has received many handsome offers from
the owners of racing stablrs , and there nre
renewals of the minor that he may dr-
clde to remain on this Bldo _ for ooxt sea
son. The sporting papers continue to say
the most complimentary things about his
Sporting Life , commenting on Sloan's
wonderful display yesterday , Hays : "When
Caiman tired on the a¢ , Sloan's sharp
ness and fiklll wore asserted In u fashion that
only can bo described ns astonishing to ou-
lookertt and confounding to his rivals. "
The Sportsman nays : "Wo arc fairly con
vinced that with such a wind Eloau could
have non every other race with a mount
having the slightest pretension of a chance.
It was rucky for the other Jockeys that ho
bad only three mounts. "
ARMY OBJECTS TO DISBANDING
Lender * Mny ISt-fuac to KoIIow the
Advice of President MaiHO
NEW YORK , Oct. 15. A dispatch to tha
World from Havana says : It Is generally
believed that a ucrlnus breach has taken
place between the executive department ot
the Cuban republic and leaders of the mili
tary forces. Word has been received here
that General Wood at Santiago had received
through Colonel , Bay a communication from
President Macso advising that nothing b <
done by Americans that can In any way ha
construed as recognizing the Cuban govern
ment. Masse has been joined by his col
leagues in declaring that the time has ar
rived for disbanding the Cuban forces. Ha
advises all soldiers to return to their homes ,
there to resume labor as bciord thn Insur
rection. Ho gives tbo assurance that In so
doing they will serve their own best Inter
ests and will bo safe In tbo hands of the
Americans. This course will bo vigorously
combated by General Gomez. Ganeral Juan
Ducossc , ono of tbo closest advisers ot Gen
eral ( lomez , arrived In Havana tonight to
consult with opponents of President Mueto
and all those who favor a Cuban rcpubllo
and oppose further American Intervention.
General Ducasso declares that Gomez will
lead the Insurgents back Into the field be
fore be will submit to disarming them whllt
American and Spanish soldiers remain In
Colonel Warlng'a first Inspection of tin
city filled him with surprise. The condi
tions are much worse thau ho had ex
pected. Everything la favorable for an out
break of fever. Garbage remains In tha
streets sometimes for days , though the
Spanish authorities are making every effort
to keep the fever In check. Tho. streets In
many places are filled with festering matter.
Last night hundreds of bushels of rotten
potatoes were dumped at the foot of Oblspo
Dr. Wilson told Colonel Waring that tha
city was never In a condition more favor
able for a yellow fever epidemic. In normal
tlmen the deaths In Havana number about
30Q a week. They now average fully 100 n
day. In Guanabacoa , a town of about 3,600
population , they are burying fifty every day.
The deaths mostly result from pernicious
fever , which In many ways resembles yel
PROMISES TOJ/ISIT / THE RAW
I're ldent I'rniine to ( So to the I'n-
clllc t'niiNt Nome Tlmo
\ext 3 | > rJnir.
KANSAS CITY. Oct. 15. Mayor Jones ro-
turnnii today from a bnslnirH trip to Ken
tucky. Yesterday bo spent In St. Louis ,
whcro bo took part In tbo celebration of
President McKlnlcy'B vUll. "The president
told me , " said Mayor Jones , "that tin would
pay Kansas City a vUlt next June or Sep
tember. Ho said bo Intends to make a trip
to the Pacific coast In ono of those months
next year aud will then stop In Kansas
City. This Is his promlBo and wo can count
an having President McKInlcy then as our