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TJI33 OMAHA BATLT BEE ; SFXDAY , OCTOBER 1G , 1898.
Omaha , October ICj 180S.
And Misses' Garments arriving every day new creations that we
have never shown you before the perfection of the cloak makers' art
are all here.
A dress goods
Monday is a
at only 10 cents
a yard a mag
ing of clieap
A good value at a low price. Seventy-
flvo pieces of now Novelties will no
placed on Bale Monday morning not
nn old wrnvo or color In the lot. Our
Bpcclal price will bo lOc a yard ,
Plaids for waists and dresses more
than tevrnty-flve styles to choose from
IBc , 2Cc , COc , COc 7Gc and 85c a .yard
New Dluck I'euu do Sole $1.00 , $1.23 ,
$1.60 and $1.75 a yard.
Thcso silks arc very popular as a hand-
eomo dress fabric.
NEW WAIST SILKS
lllch , handsome goods all are thor
oughly \\orthy In quality , coloring. In
beauty of weave and lustrous finish.
SHc. SOc , 65c , Too , S5q , $1.00 and $1.25.
Special value at 83o a yard.
Winter CloaKings Price and
If you don't feel like paying the price
for u ready-mado cloak or cape , \\a\l \ \
our Clpaklng Department. We nro
Siuro'tp please you In price aa well as
Novelty * Cloakings. El to 50 Inches , at
$1.00. . $1.M$1.00 , $1.73 , $2.25 , $2.50 ,
$2.75 , $3.00 per yard
Plaid Back' ( Jloaklngs , 56 to ES Inches
wide , at $2.50. $3.00 , $3.25 , $3.50 , $1.50
Black Beavers. EG Inches' \vlde , at $1.50 ,
$2.00 , $2.EO , $3.00 per yard.
Cheviots. DS Inches' wide , black , red of
' btuo. J2.25 per yard.
Boucle at $1.75. $2.EO yard.
Bleck , As'trakhan. no Inches wide , at
$3.00 , IS.50 , $1.00 , $4.75 , $5.75 per yard.
Corsets If you want a good
Blyle , shape , fit , etc. , select your Cor
set aa you do your shoes get these
Wo are showing at our Corset Depart
ment all the leading 'taakes. In our
assortment there Is n style for every
llguro a price for every purse Be
fore you buy a corset , suppose you
Notions Scissors and Shears.
Wo carry a full line of the celebrated
iRoberts' Razor Steel and Griffon brand
every pair warranted at EOc , C5c ,
75o. 85c , 95c , $1.00 and $1.10 per pair.
* We also. . have a Rood line of Steel
Scissors at 25c per pair.
The New Comb Three Prong
Fin cle Sieelo
Demonstrated this week by M. THOMAS
GRAFF , nnd expert hairdresser.
These three-prong fin do slslcle Combs
nro ono of the most useful novelties
With them the hair , whether thin or
heavy , can be dressed In many beauti
ful Btvlcs without the UMJ of string or
hairpins. If n switch Is worn , the
comb Is Invaluable , for once attached
nnd the comb closed , the false hnlr
cannot possibly become loose and fall.
The hair does not conic loose , and hats
are firmly kept In place in the windiest
weather. See them demonstrated by
an expert hairdresser tomorrow In our
Sixteenth street window.
Art Needlework Mr. Torayo
the Japanese artist will ho here
Mouday , October 17th , to give em-
broldcrv lessons. Ladles are rordlully
Invited to attend
Feathers Heady-made Feather
at $1.25 , $2.23 , J2.73 , $3.00 and $3.50
per il :
. The m6st important object for fancy
quilting Is'good battlhg and wo rec
ommend Wool Batting ; as the best of
all. It comes In full length sheets ,
36x81 Inches , at $1.00 per sheet. It
requires two sheets fr-r one quilt.
Lamlntal Cotton Batting all one sheet
Z\-t pounds at SOc.
3 pounds at 60c.
3'/ pounds at 70c.
.4 pounds/at SOc. , -
Ordinary Batting at S' c , 10c , 13c , 1EC
and ISc per roll.
Linens Kemnants of Table
The largo trade wo have been having
the past three months has left us
with a.lot of remnants , consisting of
Bleached and Unbleached Table Linen.
Toweling , Crashes , etc. Will be placed
on sale Monday at low prices.
Remnants of one-halt dozen odd Nap
Hosiery Ladies' black
cotton Hose ,
with white feet , high
spliced heels , and
double soles 25cpair.
Children's flno ribbed Cashmere Hose
cvxtra good quality 35c 3 pair , $1.00.
Children's flno' ribbed Wool Hose
double toe. solo und heel 20c pair.
Dress Large sales seem
Trimmings scarcely to dimin
ish the trimming
stock , so great is the assort
Never bcfors. were there so many va
rieties to select from.
Trimmings , suitable for street , house or
Neat llttlo gulmps and braids for trim-
mlng children's dresses.
Kur bands , heads nnd tails many es-
Domet All our Domefc Gowns
Gowns are made extra wide
and very long.
Ladles' Dotnct Gowns. Mother Hubbard
style , turn down collar , at EOo each.
Ladles' Domct Gowns , extra quality
Domet flannel , neatly trimmed with
finishing braid , at Sue and $1.00 each.
Children's Domet Gowns , made just ns
you make them at home very com
fortable for lltllo ones atloc , 50c ,
65c and 75c each.
Ribbons New patterns'just re
ceived. ' \
Bayadere Stripes , Roman Stripes , Polka
Dots. etc. . for crush belts and neck
' ' $ $
Ladies' jersey < $
ribbed wool ileece.VVI " ) f
line'd Vests ,
shaped -it tfte' ,
w 1th pants to match extra good' qual
ity 85c each.
Ladtcu' flno Camels' Hair Underwear
the best wearing garment made $1.00
Children's cotton fleeced lined Union
Suits , buttoned across the front , drop
scat , BOc each.
Boys' heavy fleeced lined Shirts nnd
DraVvors , all sizes , EOe each.
HOSC For the men.
Oxford mixed wool Half Hose extra
quality ICe a pair.
Flno natural wool Half HOPO high
spliced heel and double solo 25c a
Superior pure cashmere fast black Half
Hose high spliced heel and double
solo Wo a pair.
Men's fancy plaid Silk Garters 25o a
Y. M. C. A. I1UILDING , S. W. COJIMMl 10TII AND DOUGLAS.
CROWDS GREET PRESIDENT
Leaves , St. Louis and Passes to the Land
of the Hooalers ,
STOPS WHEREVER THERE IS A CROWD
i , _ _ _ _ _ *
Driven , Oor ihc City of Terre
Haute , Where 1111 Immense Thro UK
< Clicern Him Story Heiientcd
ut Other Palntn.
TEHRE HAUTE , Ind. , Oct. 13. Across the
cornlands of Illinois the train of the presi
dent swept all last night after leaving St.
Louts and today crossed the line Into In
diana , reaching Terre Haute .soon after
ward. The Pennsylvania flyer was delivered
to the Vandalta line at St. Louis and orders
were Issued by the Vandalla officials that
no train should run within thirty minutes
either before or behind , giving the presi
dential train practically a clear track.
The president arose early after a refreshIng -
Ing night's sleep , ready to meet the re
quirements of another day of arduous trav-
ffiellng. The weather Is a continuation of
that which has tavorcu the entire journey.
Points scheduled for speeches today were
Torre' Haute , Decatur nnd Springfield , 111.
But throughout the trip the president has
expressed a desire to have the train stopped
nt every point where the crowd is largo
nnd clamorous to see and hear him. At , Terre
Haute the president entered a carriage , fol
lowed by Secretaries Gage , Wilson und Bliss ,
pnd the party was given a drive about the
city , lasting nearly halt an. hour. The
departure from the train was made just on
the outskirts and the president , after being
Shown the city , was driven to the station to
re-embark. At all points ho passed the
great throngs of people were enthusiastic.
Theh streets were lined with people eager
to catch a gllmpso of the president and to
Strong , steady nerves
Are needed for success
Depend simply , solely ,
Upon the blood.
Pure , rich , nourishing
' Blood feeds the nerves
And makes them strong.
The great nerve tonic is
Hood's Sarsaparilla ,
Because it makes
The blood rich and
Pure , giving it power
To feed the nerves.
Cures nervousness ,
Dyspepsia , rheumatism ,
Catarrh , scrofula ,
And all forms of
hear the sound of his voice. Postmaster
General Smith left the party at St. Louis ,
taking another train for Indiana , over which
state he Intends to make a short political
tour , delivering speeches nt three or four
Introduced > > y a Veteran.
PARIS. 111. . Oct. 15. One of the most In
teresting Incidents in the entire presidential
trip occurred at Terre Haute after his drive
around the city , which gave the president an
opportunity to see the Terre Haute street
fair , now In progress. Ho ascended n plat
form near the Union depot arm in arm with
the venerable Richard W. Thompson , ex-
secretary 'of the navy. The sight of the
veteran statesman on the arm of the pres
ident of the United States was the signal
for uproarious and long-continued appfuuse
from 12,000 throats. Mr. Thompson Intro
duced tbo president , who said :
My Fellow Citizens : I have no expectation
of making myself heard by this vast assem
blage of my fellow citizens of tbo state of
Indiana. I thank you for this warm and
hearty reception. It gives mo peculiar nlpas-
ure to meet again the citizens of the city
of Terre Haute and not the Isnst of that
pleasure Is that It gives me an opportunity
of meeting my old friend , your neighbor ,
the veteran statesman and patriot , Hon.
Richard W. Thompson. I do not forget that
this wan tbo home of that other distinguished
Indlanlau , whoso eloquence moved great au
diences , whoso friendship I enjoyed , the Hon.
D. W > Voorhees. ( Applause. ) My fellow cit
izens , for several days we have been travelIng -
Ing through the great west , nnd everywhere
we have gone great assemblages like this
have greeted us. I do not misinterpret. I
know what It means. It has no personal
significance und It does mean that all tbo
people of all the sections 'aro once more
united under one flag , united In one purpose
and patriotism. It means , my fellow citi
zens , that the people of the United States
want the victories of the army and navy
to bo recognized In the treaty of peace. It
means that they want these who arc charged
with the administration of the government
to BOO to It that the war was not In vain and
that the lust fruits of our achievements on
land and sea shall not be lost. ( Great ap
I ARCOLA. III. , Oct. 15. At Paris , 111. , B.OOO
J people listened to the president. His re
marks were greeted with great enthusiasm.
He Bald :
Wo have but ono duty to perform nnd
that Is to stand by the old flag. Fortunately
for u < s In every part of the country all the
people beneath the folda of that glorious old
banner are united unde > It In pcacu nuu
fighting under It In war. ( Loud cheers )
Secretaries Gage and Wilson also made
brief addresses at Paris. At Oakland nnd
Arcola the stops were very short and the
Market * Are AVlilenliiif ,
DECATUR , 111. , Oct. 15. The citizens of
Arcola uiado exceptionally good preparations
for the reception of the president. From
the rear platform of his car ha stepped over
a carpeted passageway to a stand laden with
flowers and covered with American Hags. At
the conclusion of hla speech hero thr presi
dent called for three cheers for the army
and navy , which were given with J > will.
Then the president said : "Three cheers for
the old flag. " The response was tro-
mcndoux. Ono old man near the platform
waved his hat and shouted "Dewey made
them honor It. " The president smiled at
this remark nud nodded hla head as It In
approval of the sentiment Mr. MoKlnley'g
speech at Arcola was as follows :
My Fellow Citizens : Wo are a most fortunate -
tunato people. We not only have a rovlvrl
of patriotism among tha people but we
havu a return of prosperity to thb ioun-
try. Our business conditions are good at
homo and our trade is good abroad. Ylie
producer has more and better consumers than
he had a few vcara ago. That Is because
the business of the country has been re
stored. The factories and shons and the
great productive enterprises are again at
work , so that you have consumers at home
as well as consumers abroad. We sold last
year to Europe more than we bought of Eu
rope. We sent more American products to
the old world , produced and made In the
United States by our own labor , than l\e
sent out of the country in any year in nil
our hlbtory ; arid more than turoo fourths of
our exportatlous came from the fields ar.d
farms of the United States. And here in
your city of Arcola you know what it mcat.t
to have n foreign market. Who.i you < an-
not sell your broonicorn In o-ir own coun
try you are glad to send the surplus to
some other country.
Now , my fellow citizens , we have resting
on us a a people grave problems and it Is
our business to solve them wisely , because
the people of the country , whenever IheV
consider calmly and soberly aij' great "JUPS-
tlon , are unerring In Judgment. Mr. Lin
coln followed the people and following the
people he made no mistake. Wo ha\o had
great glory out of the war and in UB settle
ments nnd we must be cuidjd only by ihfa
demands of right and eonsctonie and dulv.
And when we have settled the problems i.f
the .war our next triumphs must be those
of commerce , net bv arm ? , but by our su
perior advantages nnd by the cklll and ge
nius and eneigy cf our people. 1 ihank
you for this cordial reception and urn gla 1
to know that all the people of all tl'o coun
try nro Binding together and mean to stand
together so long as these vast problems re
( Continued from First Page. )
Shepherd , office manager for Messrs. Greea-
shlelds and Greenshlelds , and his niece , Miss
Frazler , have been lost on the steamer
Mohcgan. He received a letter from his
Bister today stating that eho had taken passage -
sago on the Mohegan.
BALTIMORE , Oct. 15 , Bernard Baker
president of the Atlantic Transport line , re
ceived the llrat news of * ho disaster at hi !
country home at 1 oV\ock \ this mornlni
by telcphlne. Ho Immediately prepared ti
Bull for the scene of the dUastor. Whei
ho reached the train It was too late foi
regular trains and Mr , Baker chartered f
special train. Miss Kathcrino Noble , wh :
was ono of the saved on the Mobegan , litho
the daughter end only child of Mr. ani
Mrs. Horace Noble of 8 West North avenue
She has been In England since June am
was returning home. She was accompanlei
by a young English woman , who was conilni
to visit her in Baltlmoto.
WILKESBARHE. Pa. , Oct. 15. Mr. am
Mrs. Loren M. Luke of Kingston , till
county , were aboard the Ill-fated steame
Mobegan. As their names do not appc.t
on the list of cabin passengers sa\cd It i
believed they were lost. Mr. Luke was >
graduate of Princeton , class of 1S83.
NEW YORK , Oct. 15. A cablegram wa
received by Captain Ttizo , a yachtsman ani
friend of the Hyslop family , this alturnoo :
to the effect that John Hyslop was union ;
these eavcd. It was learned that A. II
Harrington and D. J. O'.Nell are from Phlla
delphU , MM. Grurahrech and F. W. Lock
wood of Stanford , Conn. , and R. A. Baxtc
of Surrey , England.
Mr * . FluiuiKli I e Very III.
WASHINGTON. Oct. 15. Major Genera
Fltzhugu Lee telegraphed Major Genera !
Greene today that the condition of Mrs. Lei
was BO critical that ho could not attend tc
business. He asked General Qiteno to take
command of the 11 rut division and General
Greene leaves tonight for that duty.
SIIAFTER AWAY FOR THE EAST
General and His Staff Start for Chicago
After a Pleasant Day.
LAST DAY WAS ONE OF SIGHTSEEING
Mont of ( lip Time Spent on ( lie J3\in- |
Mldoit ( irouiiilh Visit ( < > ( In ; Hoi-
jiltnl iinil ( n Cam 11 MelUleloliu
UurliiK < he forenoon.
( loncral William 11. Shatter and party left
the city last evening for Chicago at E:15 :
o'clock. They traveled In a private car at
tached to the regular Burlington express
For half nn hour previous to bla departure
General Shatter received friends In the par
lor conioartmeut of his car and passed the
time ainoltlns and chatting with them.
There was 110 demonstration. A large crowd
of people was on hand to see itho general
leave , but they were friends , or else trav
elers \valtlng for other trains , and as the
hero of Santiago stood on the rear plat
form of hla car as It rolled out of the
station several bundled handkerchiefs and
hats waived a farewell.
General' Shatter carries with him many
pleasant recollertlona of his visit to Omaha
and thb reception tendered by the people
of the city , the exposition officials and the
strangers from outsldo towns with whom ho
came In contact. Nearly all day yesterday
ho was on the exposition grounds , Inspect
ing Iho buildings and Iho exhibits which
they contain. On this trip the general was
accompanied by Major Ward of the Govern
ment building. At noon ho dined at Mar-
kel's as the guest of Major Ward. Dinner
was served on the second floor of the north
restaurant , the table being set bneath a
canopy of American flags and red , white and
blue bunting. The general occupied the seat
at the head of the table with Major Ward
and Lieutenant Commander 'otedmun on the
light and Secretary Cox ou the left , with
he members of the staff to the right and left
of these gentleman. The dinner was an In-
ormal affair without any speeches. How
ever , the general entertained the puity by
detailing Incidents of the Cuban campaign.
Vftor dinner Major Ward and Secretary Cox
escorted the party through the Midway , vls-
tlng a number of the best slio.vs.
Anltn No Special CroilK. o.
Speaking to a reporter General Shatter
said : "My visit to 0maha _ and the exposition
will always bo remembered as one of the
pleasant events of a lifetime. Why people
should give me such a reception I cannot
understand as -have done nothing but ny
duty as a soldier of my country. Omaha
people and all with whom I have come lu
contact have been very1 kind and I can as
sure you that their klndnesfs will be remem-
bered. Of course I am glad to know -that the
leoplo appreciate my feeble efforts to re-
case a downtrodden race trom bondage bul
as I said before I did this simply as t
soldier discharging a duty. "
Assistant Secretary of War Melkrejohn ,
General Wliriam H. Shatter and these offi
cers of his staff , Major Noble , Major Brlce ,
Lieutenant Phillips and Ir. ) Goodfcllow and
Dr. Galbralth of Omaha yesterday palil
a _ visit to St. Joseph's hospital to see how
tie' sick of the army were handled there.
The party was taken all through the hos
pital by Dr. Galbralth. After the Ispec-
tlon both Mr. Mclklcjohn and General Shat
ter exprested themselves as pleased will
the complete and splendid arrangements foi
caring for the sick at the hospital , com
plimenting those In charge very highly.
Then the party drove out to Fort Omaha
where the distinguished visitors were cor
dially received by Colonel Bills of the Second
end Nebraska regiment and his staff officers
A trip through the fort was made and ther
the party drove rapidly to the exposition
grounds to make an Inspection of the wai
exhibit In the Go\ eminent building. Majoi
Ward. In charge of this exhibit , wag hlghlj
oralsed bv both Mr. Melklejohn and Gen
eral Shafter for the excellence of the mil
itary display. General Shatter remained tc
spend , the rest of the day on the oxposltlor
grounds and left for the east las' '
qyenjng. Mr. Molklejohn left the party ai
the exposition to keep an appointment do\u
Dr. Goodfellow , who Is with General Shat
ter. Is a prominent surgeon of San Fran
cisco , who , at the outbreak of the war , of
fered hla services to the War departmem
free. He went to Santiago as a member o
General Shatter's staff and served there will
credit , giving his time and attention to th <
sick without reward or 'compensation. Hi
u/as a college classmate of'Dr. Galbralth o
this city and their meeting here was a happj
occasion for both.
LETTISH FHOM GKXI311AI. IJXAHK3
General Shatter Gives Dr. GnllirnKl
aa Important Document.
A copy of a document of'considerable his-
torlcal Importance In connection with UN
war Jn Cuba was left In the hands of Dr
W. J. Galbralth by General1 Shafter just be
fore the latter took his departure for Chicago
cage yeste/day afternoon. Its value lies Ir
the fact that It gives something of a solu
tion of the mystery that baa conslderablj
puzzled both army officials and citizens thi
reason why the Spaniards so readily sur
rendered Santiago do Cuba to the army un
dpr General Shatter.
The paper is a copy of a letter sent t <
the governor-ln-chlef of Cuba and the mln
Ister of war at Madrid by General Linares
the commander- the forces In Santiago
It was written some two weeks or more be
fnre the surrender of the city. It tells of th
desperate stralta In which the Spanish sol
dlory were and shows that their suffering
led to the surrender of the city before 1
was expected. The final lines of the lette
also Indicate that the Spanish governmen
had been considering the question of sur
rqnder at that time , but were afraid appar
cjitly to take the step. The paper has neve
before been published , although It has beei
In General Shatter's possession over ;
month. It Is as follows In full :
July 12 , 1808.
To the General in Chief. Havana'
To the Minister of War. Madrid :
Although \prostratcd \ In bed by an acut
Illness and buffering severe pains , the sit
uatlon of our suffering troops 10 prcocU
pies mo that I believe It my duty to ad
dress your eminence and the minister of wa
In order to cxolaln the actual situation. Th
enemy's lines are very near to this placi
Our lines am extended fourteen kilometers
A considerable proportion of our troops 1
sick and emaciated , but do not ent r th
hoapltal because It Is necessary to hav
them In the trenches : the animals liav
been without 'forage , in the middleof
rain whlrh has fallen for twenty-four houri
In the ditches ; the soldiers remain permn
nenlly In the trenches with nothing but rlc
to cat and they rannot leave to chang
their clothes. Wo have lost a conslderabl
number of Held officers dead , wounded , sic
nnd mlsalnR which deprives the force- (
the necessary directions In these rrltln
moments. In these conditions It Is In :
possible to move a step , because when ai
tempting to do BO our forces will be dlmln
Ishcd by a third part that are not able I
leave , and furthermore by the wounded tlu
the enemy will produce. The end will I
dl > < ter without accomplishing , as yoi
emfncnce desires , the salvation of the elov
battalions. In order to leave , protected I
the Division of Holguln. It is necessary thi
we break the enemy's lines In cornb'.naMci
Thin forco-brcaklnc Is on one side and I
order to accomplish this the force at He
guln must employ eight days' journey an
bring numerous ration * ) that they will m
bo able to transport. The solution sonu i :
cvltablc , the surrender unavoidable and v
are only ublo to prolong the agony. T\
sacrifice is useless. The enemy understam
this , known our situation , has Its linen we
, , t MU ipd around our forts ami wlihoi
hl own. Aa he did yesterday , 1
able to cannonade us from elevated places
Ithout our seeing his batteries at nit , The
eel now has perfect rang ? nnd ciin bom-
ard the city by section ? with inathcniuUc.il
reclslon. Santiago do Cuba U not like
'crona , n walled city , a piece of the terrl-
ry of the metropolis , defended step by step
f her proper Inhabitants without dlstlnc-
ou of ago or sex , exposing their lives ,
, ovcd by the sainted Idea of Independence ,
1th the hope of succor which they receive ,
ere wo nre nlono and Isolated. The sltl-
ens and the public officials , with laro o\-
iptlonp , are gone. The clergy nlone remain
ml they today wish to leave with the
Ishop at their head. The defenders do not
ow begin a campaign full of enthusiasm
.ml energy. They are exhausted by struggles
1th the climate , privation and fatigue , nud
i these critical clicuuistaiu'es have neither
oed nor physical force nor frl mln to help
Item. ThoV nro lu a critical condition. Thov
ck the spirit to defend this ptopcrty , V-
'auso ' In defending this property they aio
batuloned to the American force by those
ho were their allies. The honor of mi
rmy has Its limits and I appeal to the judu-
icnt of the covcrnment or of the entire nn-
.on hi order to decide If these suffering
roops that have been bombarded repeated
'men since the ISth of Mav. when they Btif-
ered Iho first bombardment , shall bo ubnn-
oned. It It Is nccesstiry that this sacrifice
10 made , that wo may go I know not where ,
r If It Is necebsnrv that some one assume
he responsibility of foreseeing the disaster
nnounocd by me In several telegrams , 1
ffer myself loyally on the altar of my
ountry to the one or to the other , and I will
niyeelf with the order to make the
urrcnder , because my modest reputation Is
orth very little In comparison with the
attonal Interests. ( Signed ) LINARES.
This Interesting letter -was brought to
Ight In the course of a conversation be-
\vccn General Shatter and Dr. Galbralth.
Dr. Galbraith was thrown Into close rela-
lonshlp with the distinguished visitor , for
.ho latter placed himself In his hands , ouln ; ;
o the close friendship that exists between
Dr. Galbralth and Dr. Goodfcllow. General
Shatter's staff surgeon.
While the two weio talking over the
Cuban war General Shatter remarked that
General Linares had come to regard him
highly , stating at one time that he , Gen
eral Shatter , was a "true Christian geu-
.leman. " To this fact ho ascribed the re
ceipt of a copy of the above letter , whose
contents ho then disclosed to Dr. Galbralth.
The latter became at once interested and
said : "General , that letter ought to bo
published. The 'American people are deeply
ntorested In the course of events that led
up to the surrender of Santiago and that
otter throws Inside light upon the causes
; hat led to the fall of the city. "
"If you think so , " responded General
Shafter , "I will turn the letter over to you
and you can do whatever you please with
Consequently when the party arrived at
the depot and entered the train , General
Shatter rummaged among his belongings
and brought to light the letter. This he
turned over toDr. . Galbralth , who has It
now In his possession.
Dr. Galbralth met with the favor of Gen
eral Shafter and before leaving the latter
Invited him to attend the Peace Jubilee In
Chicago and become his guest during the
celebration. Dr. Galbralth has accepted the
SCOUT CONSPIRACY STORY
Aiitl-DrcyfuM I'mier * AHiert It IN n
1'lenor I'opnlnr I'nvop Oilier
I'aitcrH IiiHl.it it IN Accurate.
PARIS , Oct. IB. The antl-rovlslonlst
papers regard the reported discovery of a
military plot against the government as be-
ng pure Invention. The Figaro says It Is
nformed that the French generals agree In
declaring that their duty Is to show abso-
Ute obedience to the government. The Gau-
ois classes the affair as "a conspiracy with
out conspirators. " In spite of this , the
papers which announced the conspiracy In
sist on the exactness of their information.
The Petite Hopubliquo Francalse points out
that there has been no official denial of the
reported conspiracy. The Auroro asserts
that the government received warning of the
plot from different sources and possesses
mportant documentary evidence and state
ments of witnesses , According to the Petit
Bleu , the generals engaged In the plot met
at Versailles and sent emissaries 'to ' Prince
Victor Bonaparte. The hesitation of Prince
Victor , however , obliged them to turn In an
other direction. The government , the Petit
Bleu adds , has received a number of re
ports In regard to the plot , ono of them
calling attention to the absence of a certain
commander of an army corps from his head
The Palx states that Prince Victor Bona-
part left Turin on October 8 and arrived In
Brussels on October 12. The paper adds that
during this Intend Prince Victor crossed
the French frontier several times.
LONDON , Oct. 15. Dispatches from Paris
cay that the solo consequence of the abortive
tive- attempt at a military coup d'etat will
bo the early displacement of several offi
cers of high rank.
CO > SIUUHS ailSUTI.Mi IMPORTANT.
Madrid I'aiier SurjirlMeil Ame.rie.li
Simula Claim the Philippines.
MADRID. Oct. 15. The semi-official Cor-
rcspondcncta attaches much Importance to
yesterday's meeting of the peace commls-
cianers. It says It believes that besides dls-
uusslng the Cuban debt and the evacuation
of Cuba , the Philippine question was under
discussion , which this paper claims to re
gard as Incredible , "as all unprejudiced peo-
nle must think that , after the signature of
the protocol , the rights and sovereignty of
Spain would bo unquestioned. "
"Continuing , the Correspondence says ;
"Tho Americans are uncompromising and
disposed to only yield on points of unimpor
tant detail. They are not disposed to agree
to arbitration , while Spain Is willing to ac
cent Russia or Germany. Tbo public Is anx
ious , but wo cannot Immediately reassure It ,
the telegraph not being under the present
circumstances the beat means of Informa
GOING TO VISIT SOUTHUHX CA.Ml'S
Win * IiiveHllfYntliiK Committee Mnkci
HH I'lrMt Vlxlt lit JnuUNiiuvllle.
WASHINGTON , Oct. 15. The members o
the War Investigation commission did no
hold a morning session , but devoted th
time to prcpaiatlan for the tour of the arm ;
camps , which begins tomorrow. The com
mission will leave Washington about 4 p. ra
tomorrow , going direct to Jacksonville , Fla.
where they are scheduled to arrive abou
noon Monday. They purpose going dlrec
to the military camp theie , where they wll
fake the testimony of officers , men an
others who can throw light upon the con
duct , of the war , giving especial attentlo ;
to complaints that appear to have any foun
datlon. From Jacksonville ) the commlsslo :
expects to visit In order Tampa , Atlanta
Anulston , Huntsvlllc , Chattanooga , Knox
vllle , Lexington , Ky. , Mlddletown , Pa
where camp Is located. Later they will g
to Camp Wlkoff at Long Island. It I
thought the southern tour will consum
from two to three weeks and poaslbl
longer , aa It Is the intention of the com
mission to make a very thorough Inquiry a
all points. They will travel on a. spccla
train furnished by the Pennsylvania Rail
road company. The train will Include
dining coach and sleeper and parlor car
for the accommodation of the entire party.
Morm Ilrtten Kiiiperor Into Port ,
ZANTELONIAN ISLANDS , Oct. 13. Thi
Imperial yacht Hohcnzollcrn , having 01
boaord the emperor and einpresn of Ger
many nnd their suites , has put Into thi
harbor of Zanto , owing to the fact that i
strong ulrocco la blowing. Tbo yacht wll
11 remain here until the gala has abated. AI
the members of the Imperial party are lie
o food health.
JEALOUS WIFE USES A PISTOL
Mrs. 0 , W , Bishop Takes a Shot at Her
MISS IOLA GUILDS DANGEROUSLY WOUNDED
Trouble llelueea IteNlauranteiir
UlNllOII Itllll 1IU WlfC K < < MlllM III
an Attempt at Murder ] > }
Miss Iota A. Chllds. cashier nt the res
taurant of UUhop & Co. , 1513-17 Capitol nvc-
line , was Bbot and dangerously wounded
last night as the result of jealousy between
horholf and Mrs. C. W. Bishop , wlto of IMS
of the proprlutois. The bullet which took
cftect lodged at the base of the brain , frac
turing the skull.
The chambers of the linolvcr were em
ptied and ono ball entered the leg of 12. M.
Arendall of Mnderla , Cal. , who was Ht.iml-
ing across the street. Another bullet struck
n pedestrian In the shoulder , but he was
removed from the bcono oy friends before
his Identity could bo learned. The shoot
ing occurred at S:15 : o'clock at Sixteenth
aud Capitol n\cnuo when the streets wcic
hrongcd with a Saturday night crowd.
The shooting was the outcome of an old
rouble which has broken out before with
ess serious results. Several mouths ago
Irs. Bishop became suspicious that her htis-
> and's relations with the cashier were ou
nero of a personal than a business basis.
An assault and several unpleasant intcr-
iews followed aud Bishop Dually made his
homo over the restaurant , len\lng his wlfo
n her lodgings at 524 South Sixteenth street ,
lo has suppoitcd her since that tluio , but
las had no convei Ballon with her.
Last night Mrs. Blchop walked past the
cstaurant and believed sbo observed Borne-
hlug unusual In the manner of the cashier
nd her husband , who were working at the
cashier's desk inside. She says that the
cashier seemed to bo agitated on omo ac
count and that Bishop wai trying to con
sole her. The friendly Interest which the
> roprletor seemed to bo taking excited Mrs.
Bishop to such a degree that she was ready
'or ' the desperate action which followed.
AVnltliiir for Her Vielliu.
She was armed with .a revolver and hold
ing It ready In her hand she waited for ths
rtppearanco of the cashier , who went off
duty about S o'clock. Miss Chllds came
out of the restaurant with her sister and
walked west on Capitol avenue toward her
jomo at 113 South Twenty-eighth street.
They had reached the corner of Sixteenth
street when Mrs. Bishop overtook them
and without warning shot the cashier In the
lead. The bullet struck several hairpins
and curled them up curiously. It embedded
itself In the bones of the skull , not having
struck a direct blow.
Miss Chllds fell to the pavement and ,
brushing the girl's sister aside , Mrs. Bishop
stood over her bodySbo pointed the re
volver at her head and llred the four re
maining chambers within a distance of a
few feet. Her excitement was such , how
ever , that none of the bullets found their
The frenzied woman dropped her revolver
and It was tccured by some unknown per
son. She "then walked In a dazed way
toward the Btreetj where she was inter
cepted by a patrolman and placed under
arrest for shooting- with Intent to kill. Her
only regret seemed to bo that her attempt
did not prove an entire success. She said
the woman had ruined her homo and that
she hoped she had killed her. At the sta
tion she said she had carried the revolver
for some time and had not Intended to shoot
her supposed rival on this particular occa
sion until she had become desperate from
her observation of the scene at the cashier's
Surgeon Iteinoven the Hall.
The Injured woman was taken to the
Presbyterian hospital , where the bullet waa
removed from her ihead. It "was found tc
IIAVO been flattened to the thinness of o
coin. The attending surgeon stated that a
fracture existed In the skull , which made
the case serious. Ho could not foretell the
result , ho added , until after a reasonable
time , but expressed the opinion that the
woman would recover. The bullet IE
thought to have been of < 38-callbcr.
Mr. Arendall , a stranger In the city , was
Balking on the crowded sidewalk In front of
the postofflco when the shooting occurred
just opposite and ono oC t'.n ; bounding bulkls
lodged In his leg. Ho was carried to a drug
store and a temporary dressing applied and
lie was later removed to the Clarkson Me
morial hospital. The surgeon probed the
wound but was unable to locate the ball and
the effort was abandoned. The second vic
tim was at once taken in charge by hla
friends. There were several hundred people
In the Immediate neighborhood at the time
of the shooting and considerable excitement
prevailed. The crowd successively hunted
doorways and telegraph poles and then gath
ered about the wounded woman.
Story of Mr. Ulnhon.
Mr. Bishop nnd people In the restaurant
state that nothing transpired at the counter
which could possibly have explained Mrs.
Bishop's excited condition. His relations
with the cashier , Mr. Bishop explains , have
at no time exceeded the bounds of ordinary
courtesy. Ho adds that he had even yielded
to Mrs. Bishop's prejudice in the matter and
had promised to dispense with her services
at the conclusion of the exposition trade. Ilf
accounts for his wife's action on the ground
of mental unbalance and -this - view | 3 als'
taken by Mrs. Taylor who had rooms wl'l
Mrs. Bishop and who has observed that shi
acted strangely on wcvcral occasions.
On the occasion of the previous troubl'
Mrs. Bishop \Islted the restaurant 01 :
August 31 during the absence of the pro
prietor and charged the cashier with several
offenses. Thf > tumrrjl rcnchel PonMderabl ;
proportions and Mrs. Bishop finally strucli
the cashier with her umbrella. The sir
made no reslstanco and Mrs. Bishop left thi
The police authorities are displeased re
garding the manner In which the easy WM !
handled by the Presbyterian hospital. Thoj
state that the nurses in charge would glvi
no Information Tegardlns the Injure
woman'B condition nnd that the surgeot
would glvo little more satisfaction. As a re
suit they could not determine whether thi
case of Mr3. Bishop was admissible to bonds
After a conference with Chief White Cap
tain Haze announced that no more emer
gency cases would bo placed at that boa
pita ! .
JAPS FLOCKING TO HUNOLULl
I.atiorerN Coining lu < > ( hi * Iliiiulreili
on i\ery Hlemni-r from
SAN TOANCISCO , Oct. ID. The steamo
Azteo arrived from Hong Kong .via Hone
lulu. The steamer landed 623 Japancai
laborers at Honolulu and Its purser say
that 1,200 more are eurouto and will arrlv
there shortly. The following advices hav
been received from Yokohoma In a lette
dated September 21 : The now Japanea
customs tariff , It has been definitely an
Bounced , will go Into effect January 1 , 189J
The export duties will bu entirely abolUhci
simultaneously with the enforcement of th
new tariff laws , The reduction In revenu
of 2,500,000 yen will bo more than com
pensateil for by the Increased Import re
celpts , which will amount to about 10.000 ,
000 yen. The home department baa bcgui
to bestir itself In tbo direction of prlsoi
and judicial reform. U la asserted that
largo percentage of the prisoners ba\u beei
conHucd for scNcral years without trial
The department of communication ! ! has Issued -
sued nolle" that henceforth Jupat ) will bo
ranged among the nrsf-elas * countries In the
International postal union. Its status hai " >
heretofore been that of a third-class coun
MAY INDICTTHE GOVERNOR
Con I roiuimny Attempting ( n Klx llc-
Nlioiinllilllty for Vlrilen TI-HBCM.V |
on ( lint * Olllelnl.
VIIIOBX , III. , Oct. 15. Attorney William
1'iitton of the Chlcago-Vlrden Coal com
pany Is authority for the statement that
no further attempt will bo made to land
hero the Alabama negroeH whoso coming re
sulted In the loss of so many lives. There
U under consideration , aucordlnc to Attor
ney Patton. an attempt to fix the responsi
bility for the tragedy upon the goveinor of
Illinois. The lawyer declares that It Is the
Intention of the coal company lo press the
matter and It will bo for the grand jury
of Mncoupln county lo say whether Governor
Tanner shall answer In court.
J. Franklin Oyster , manager of the com
pany store , who was so neatly killed by Iho
mob Wednesday , Is recovering. The militia
commander , Colonel Young , has placed a
guard of soldiers nt the house where iyntcr
was taken ,
The authorities at Springfield nio consid
ering the advisability of sending another
Galling gun hero to bo placed Insldotho
slocltade. Colonel Younc , however , docs not
consider additional artillery necessary.
ST. LOUIS , Oct. 15. Firty-iowi negio
men with fifteen women and children , whn
were brought to St. Lon < s last iilghi after
being driven out of Vlrden , 111. , ore being
cared for by the city temporarily. The
negroes deslic to bo taken back to Alabama
but they have no transportation. Mayor
Zclgcnhcln saya that ho will demand that
the Chicago , St. Louis & Pcorla Hallroad
company , which landed them hero penniless
and hungry last ulght , t.vKo them out of
I'ANA , Oct. 15. Quiet prevails hero today ,
the excitement over the reported coming of
the Vhden negroes having abated to a con
siderable extent. Major Butler is In full
hargo of the city and has a guard watching
every railroad entrance. Many of the Pana
nlners who were at Vlrden during the riot
NQUEST OVERJIOT VICTIMS
Conl Cnmiiiiuy Gnnrdn Ueny 1'ni'tle.l-
lii the riirht Sworn. In
nn Deputy blierlltn.
VIRDEN" , 111. , Oct. 15. Coroner Hart to
day resumed the Inquest over the bodies
of the vlctlma of the light at the Chlcago-
Vlrden Coal company shaft Insldo the stock
ade. Thre6 witnesses were examined , all
ox-guards of the company. They admitted
that they were present during the fight , but
denied having taken part In the battle. Ono
witness swore that he came hero to help
build the Blockade and afterwards was employed - 1
ployed as cook. He said that he , together 1
with about twcnty-flvo others , were tworn
In by Sheriff Davenport as deputies. In the
cross-examination the attorney , Mooney ,
representing the miners' union , brought out
the fact that the witness had never re
ceived a written commission or had
never filed a bond. Attorney Patton asked
If It was necessary to have a written com
mission and bonds ; If BO ho would like to
see the authority.
The attorney , Mooney , said : "Havo you
a copy of the statutes ? "
"No , not with me , " hcpllcd Mr. Patlon.
"I am sorry , " said Sir. Mooney , "as
would like very much to show you my
authority. " Ono of the Jurors then spolcn
up nnd asked : "Mr. Mooney , do I under
stand you to say that It Is necessary to ilia
a bond and have a written commission to
create a legal deputy sheriff ? "
The miners' counsel assured him that euch
was the case. "Then , " said the juror , "I
can say there have been lots of papers
served In Macoupln county that nro Illegal ,
as I have served as deputy sheriff number
less times for years and have never given
a bond or received a written commission. "
The mine officials have as yet given no
Intimation regarding the number of wit
nesses they expect to present , but from the
leisurely manner In which the Inquest wua
conducted today it may bo prolonged ( i
week. It Is the evident Intention to bring
out as much testimony on both sides ui
possible. Lawyer Mooney Is apparently tryIng -
Ing to get testimony tending to Implicate
the Inmates of the stockade and the train
guards In the battle , while the Company
attorney Is drawing out detailed Individual
statements of the personal experiences of
the mine guards.
I'll I Gnminii Delta Centennial.
PITTSBUHG , Oct. 15. The Phi Gamma
Delta fraternity , with 200 delegates repre
senting forty-three colleges In the United
States , is celebrating Its centennial here.
The meeting will last several days and many
prominent men nro expected to take part
In the exercise's , among them General Low
Wallace , Dr. John Clark JUdpath , Bishop
Hartzell. Bishop William 13. McLaren and
United States Senator Fairbanks. Elaborate
programs have been arranged.
DnUodt .Soldier Fonail Dead.
CINCINNATI. Oct. U. The body of ono
of Uoosevelt's Itough niders was found near
the city tonight. The coroner Is unable to
tell whether It was a case of suicide or of
murder. His naturall/atlon papers were
taken out In Xorth Dakota , giving the name
of John F. Sinclair and picvlous residence aa
Two hearts can make a love affair , but it
takes three , at least , to make a home , and
one of them must be that of & baby. The
young : married couples that start out in life
with the idea that children art nuisances ,
nnd that they do not want and will not
have them , arc the kind that you read
about every day in the newspapers in the
divorce column. A home without children
is not a home. God and Nature never in
tended that there should be a place called
home that did not resound with tUq patter
of childish footsteps.
There are tens of thousands of homes
that are childless because of the ill-health
of the wife and would.be mother. There
are tens of thousands of other homes childless -
less because the little ones have died al
most as goon us they were born. In both _ A
cases Dr. Plcrce'a Favorite Prescription is \
n sovereign remedy. It acts directly on J
the delicate nnd important organs that
make wlfehood and motherhood possible.
It makes them well , strong , vigorous , virile ,
and clastic. It does away with the dangers
of maternity. It banishes the usual dis
comforts of the expectant period and
makes baby's advent easy and almost pain
less. It insures the little new corner's
health and an ample supply of nourish
ment. The prospective mother prepares A'
herself for maternity by taking the 'Fa- P-s .
vorite Prescription " and gives her child a A.
fair start in life by giving it o strong and
well developed body. Tliounauda of homes
that were childless , to .day echo with
babies' laughter , and bless this great medi
cine. Thousands of women whn were
weak , nervous , despondent invalids , arc
to-day happy , healthy wives and mothers
because of this medicine. Medicine /leal-
era sell it. .
Constipation kills slor/Iy-but it killi.
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