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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE; MONDAY, MAUCIt 31, 1002.
REFORM FORCES TO UNITE
Allied Ftrty Holdi Oonvention to Knit
Together All Fgctioni.
WILLIAM. V. ALLEN MAY ATTEND
Farmer Krhntk, Senator is to AI4 la
Work of Comianatlag Oraan-liilloi-Bni,
lOfISVIl.bE. Ky.. March JO. The "al-
llad party," whose purpose la "to unite all
reform forces agstnet plutocracy," will meet
la national convention t noon, April 2, In
Uederkrani hall, Louisville. Allied par
ties to be represented are the socialist
tinlon labor and the union reformers of
Ohio; the public ownership party of fit.
Louis, the liberal party, recently formed In
Chid, and the union Christian party.
The convention Is the outgrowth of the
preliminary 'conference of all "reform ele
ments" held In Kaneas City 'last September.
tThe name "allied party" was selected to
Meslgnate the movement only until the meet
ing of the Louisville convention, which is to
choose a name and effect a permanent or
Canlratlon. The convention will have power
to make a platform for the party, which Is
topen to "all cltlieps whose political action
as' Identified with the world parties."
Severn Hundred Delegates.
National Chairman Jo A. Parker says that
COO delegates will attend the convention.
The advance guard has already arrived.
lAmong thoee who are expected to bo here
are J. 8. Felter and J. S. Ferris of Illinois,
Former t'nlted States Senator William V.
lAllen of Nebraska, H. Gaylord Urlshlre of
Colorado, John Bre'dentbal, who was the
populist candidate for governor of Kansas
last year; Dr. Joseph E. Chambers of 8t.
IjouIs, known as "the Father of Populism,"
nd Harry C. Thompson, candidate for gov
Srnoi of Ohio on the socialist ticket.
A delegation of 135 Is expected from
fTexas, St. Louis will send thirty-five to
fifty, Indiana and Illinois will be repre
sented by forty delegates each, Maseachu
etta and New Hampshire each will have a
representative, and Georgia will come fifty
Proa ram of Convention.
The program as It now stands la as fol
lows: First day, Tuesday. April 1: Kentucky
fctate populist conference at 10 a. m.; pop
lillst national committee, Willard hotel, at
Second day, Wednesday, April 2: meet.
Ing of editors of the reform press. Fifth
Avenue hotel, at 10 a. m.; meeting of
friend of majority rule (Wlnnetka sys
tem), Waverly hotel at 8 p. m.
Third day, Thursday. April I: Labor
This meeting la to be made the high
rater mark of the convention. It is In
tended to devote the entire evening to a
discussion of "Labor Legislation; What We
Js'eed and how to Get It."
The principal address of the evening will
lie delivered by Steven Ryan or 8. M. Mo
ler of St. Louis, to be followed by general
discussion In ten-minute speeches. Special
Invitations to apeak on this topic have been
extended to the president of the Kentucky
State Federation of Labor; George H. Shlb
ley, president of the American Non-Part!-an
Voters' federation, and President Woods
Df the Kentucky Mine Workers.
GROWS WEARY OF REBELLION
glafano, . Consplenoos . Anions; Philip,
pine Insurgent Leaders, Offers
MANILA.. March 30. Rufano. who .rent
130.000 In his efforts to Incite rebellion In
the province of Mlsamls, Island of MIndano.
How declares he Is tired of rebellion and
tas offered to surrender, with seven rifles,
to the native constabulary.
General Chaffs will leave Manila April
to on a, tour of Inspection to the island cf
Bamar. He will visit every port In the
Island and will witness the aurrender there
A nrll IK of K. I ...... l .
- " " muiDui general, uuevarra.
After this surrender the American garri
son In Bamar will be largely reduced.
flGUINALDO is TO TESTIFY
Captive Filipino Dictator Summoned
as Witness la Editor's
i - Libel Salt.
MANILA. March SO. Senor Valei. editor
M.a local paper, who has been sued for
libel by two of the Filipino member of
the United States Philippines commission
nil subpoena Agulnaldo to appear In court
to testify in the case. General Chaffee's
permission to this step had been obtained.
CHOLERA SPREADS IN MANILA
n New Cases and Fonr Deaths He.
partd Darin tha Fast
MANILA, March M.-Durlng the last
three day. there have been ten new cast.
Slsease fUr d"th" from the
: PATH RECORD.
Mrs. F. E. Warren.
CHEYENNE, Wyo.. March 30.-(Specl..)
-The announcement of the death of Mrs
Warren, wife of United States Senator F
B. Warren, who pas.ed away at the home
T her brother in Huntington. Mas... was
received n,re with deep regret by the large
umber of people that knew Mrs. Warren
Burlng her long reeldenco In Cheyenne.
blul de""ed " Miss Helen Marie
Smith. She was born In Massachusetts
Ufty-elght years ago. In 1871 Senator War
ren, who had come to Wyoming aeveral
wear previous, returned to the home of
sis boyhood and married Mrs. Warren. The
Wedding took place la Mlddlefleld. Mass
Rsturnlng at once to Cheyenne Mra. War
ren took an active part In church and
charitable work. She wa. , member of
the Bapttat church and several leading
lube. She. was president of the Alpha
oclety and regent of the Wyoming Daugh
ters of the American Revolution.
The deceaaed leaves a husband and two
Children. , Miss Frances is attending Wel
eley college and Fred Is a student at Har
It la expected that the remains will be
wrought to Cheyenne for burial.
John S. Lone.
LOUISVILLE. Ky.. March SO.-John 8
1-ong. a retired capitalist, died this after
fcooa, aged U. Mr. Long was largely In
terested in the building of the Texas Pa
cific and Chesapeake Ohio Southwestern
railroads, the latter part or which Is now
Part of the Illinois Central. He was
president of the Brooklyn Hills Improve
ment, company of Brooklyn. N. T. He Is
Survived by his wife and sis children.
NEBRASKA CITT. Neb.. March IO.-(8pa-Hal.
Word was received In this city this
Saoralog that Charles Payns. son of Robert
rayae of this city, had died at Denver early
this morning of consumption. He was 24
rears of ace. Prior to his being take alck
pearly' two years ago he was manager of
(ha Overland theater acd of tha grain busl-
nets of Morton Bros. His parents were
both with htm at the time of his death.
C. D. HoBsjhtoa.
HURON, 8. D., March 30 (Special ) O.
D. Houchton. an early resident of this city
died In DeKalb. III., a few days ago. When
here Mr. Houghton erected what Is known
as the Houghton block, also a fine reel
dence. 'but the latter and a residence on
hie farm property were destroyed by fire,
and be left Huron In moderate circum
E. C. Mann.
PHOENIX, Arlx.. March SO. E. C. Mann.
founder and recently owner of Town Topics,
New Tork, died here today of consumption.
He came here a few weeks ago from El
Paso, where he bad resided for some time
In the hope of regaining his health.
Hon. Lewis Keel.
ARDMORE. I. T., March 30. Hon. Lewis
Keel, aged 61 years, prominent full blood
Chickasaw Indian, Is dead. Keel was a
memhtp nf t h . Irwllan l.cr Luis t lira f n
three years and at the time of bis death he
was prpsiucni 01 me nennie.
IMMIGRATION ON INCREASE
Additions to New York's Population
from Foreign Countries
ALBANY, N. Y., March 30. The ouar-
terly bulletin of the New York stats de
partment of labor showa that for tha last
quarter ending January 1, 1902, tha de
creased Idleness, In building, clothing and
baking trades was notioeable. Immigra
tion at the port of New York has been
Increasing rapidly. The number of ar
rivals in the fourth quarter of 1901 was
93,628, as compared with 74,432 one year
ago, and 83,265 in the preceding quarter
of 1901. The Increase was 26 per cent over
the fourth quarter of 1900 and 12 per cent
over the third quarter of 1901. The people
from southern Italy retained the lead by
contributing 26 per cent of the Immigra
tion, the Hebrews following with 11 per
cent, the Germans with 10 per cent and the
Polea with 9 per cent, the proportional In
crease of the latter since 1900 being larger
than that of any other nationality.
A table shows the increases and decrease
In 1901, In tbe rates of wages of members
of labor organizations. Tbe net result of
all the changes was that 60,253 members of
labor unions gained a weekly addition to
their wages of $86,807, which is equivalent
to an advance of $1.73 each per week.
The first large scale system of pensions
for superannuated employes in this state
has been established by the Metropolitan
Street railway of New York City. At the
age of 70 years employes will be retired on
pension, those who have been In the serv.
Ice of the company twenty-five years re
ceiving 25 per cent of their wages, and for
thirty-five years' service a pension amount
ing to 40 per cent of wages.
GARFIELD ACCEPTS PLACE
Sob of Late President Goes on Board
f Civil Service Commis
sioners. WASHINGTON, March 30. James R.
Garfield, a son of the late President Gar
field, has accepted the position of civil
service commissioner, tendered him about
ten days ago by President Roosevelt. He
takes the place to be vacated on April 1
by William A. Rodenberg.
Mr. Garfield Is a comparatively young
man and Is engaged in the practice of law
with his brother. Harry A. Oarfleld. In
Cleveland. He Is a notable figure In Ohio
oolUical circles and has served as state
senator from his district. He was author
of the law known as the Garfield election
law of Ohio, which required all nominees
for elective offices to file with the secretary
of stats a aworn statement of expenses in
curred by them during the campaign. The
law, however, was subsequently repealed.
Mr. Garfield Is a resident of Mentor, a
suburb of Cleveland.
PRESIDENT'S EASTER DAY
Chief Executive Attends Graee Re
formed and His Wife Episcopal
WASHINGTON. March 30. Large crowds
attended the Easter services at the
churches today. The president attended
services at the Grace Reformed church,
his regular place of worship, where Rev.
John Schick, the pastor, preached tbe ser
Mrs. Roosevelt and the children went to
St. John's Episcopal church, which she
regularly attends. They wero attended by
Captain and Mrs. Cowlee.
DEDICATES A NEW CHAPEL
Westera Reserve I'nlveratty Has
Beaatlfal Bulldtnar, Gift of
CLEVELAND. 0., March SO. Western
Reserve university dedicated today for the
use of Its " won.an's college, a beautiful
chapel. It Is the gift of Mrs.. 8. V. Hark
ness of New York and Mr. L. H. Sever
ance of Cleveland as a memorial to Florence
The chief addreas was made by Rev. Dr.
H. C. Hahn. Tbe architecture Is Gothic,
with elaborate tracery. It will be used
for the daily chapel services and also for
tbe veaper service on Sunday. It Is the
twelfth building which the university has
dedicated within recent years.
FIVETHOUSAND ACRES IN BEETS
Farmers Repaired to Plant to that
Eatent to Gnarantee Sucnr Fac
tor at Sterling.
STERLING,. Colo., March SO. (Special.)
An agreement was made here yesterday
between George Gardner, representing New
York and Philadelphia capitalists, and tha
8terllng Chamber of Commerce, to begin
this year at this place the erection or a
beet .sugar factory to coat from $600,000
to IS0O.OO0. The conditions are that the
local farmers will contract to grow 6,000
acrea to sugsr beets for the next five years,
beginning 190S. Tbe plant will bo com
pleted In time tp handle the 190$ crop. ,
TOURISTS WAIT ON EASTER
Immigrants Stay on Ships While In
spectors Observe a Day
NEW YORK. March 80. Owing to the
action of Immigration Commissioner Fltchle
In' giving the Immigration Inspectors on
Ellis laland a holiday on Easter Sunday,
nearly 1.000 immigrants were detained
aboard the American liner St. Paul and the
Cunarder. Umbrla. which came into port
todav. Their enforced detention cauaed
mu,ch dissatisfaction among the immigrants,
although everything possible was done by
tha steamship company to contribute to
their comfort. The detained paaaengsrs
will be landed on Ellis Island tomorrow.
Dewey at Ponce de Leoa.
8T. AUGI'BTINE, Fla.. March JoAd
mlral and Mra Dewey have arrived at the
Ponoe de Leon hotel here from Palm
Beach, Fla. They will remain here during
the reet of tha season. Admiral Dewev
will be a guest at the military ball In
nonor oi wa governor sera uus weak.
CLARKE IS MORE CONFIDENT
Ex-QoTernor Growi Certain of Victory Oyer
Senator Jones of Arkansas.
LATTER DOES NOT CONCEDE HIS DEFEAT
Estimates Give Clarke Twelve Ma
jority In Joint Legislative Ballot,
bnt Jones Claims Im
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., March 30. Ad
ditional returns from a majority of the
counties Indicate a victory for ex-Oovernor
James P. Clarke for tnlted 8tates sena
tor over Senator' James K. Jones, though
his majority on joint ballot probably will
not exceed twelve. .
Complete returns are not yet In and
in several of the large counties the vote Is
so close that the official count Is awaited.
Senator Jones will not concede Clarke's
He left this afternoon for his home In
Hempstead county, but his headquarters
remain open. At Clarke's headquarters It
Is declared the conteat Is settled In Clarke's
favor, the only question being as to the
size of the majority. There are about ten
counties which cannot be beard from yet
owing to no wire connection. Partial re
turns tend to show that Jones has lost How
and and Navada counties, adjoining his
home county. He haa lost Union and
Ouachita counties, both In south Arkansas.
Joaea Won't Give I p.
At Senator Jones' headquarters it Is said
that he la satisfied with the reports re
ceived hero today. Instead of conceding
his defeat, as haa been widely circulated,
he feels that the situation has materially
Improved. His representatives allege that
they; have received definite information
from forty-three counties, twenty-seven of
which have been carried by him. Of the
remaining number they expect Senator
Jones to carry at least twenty, Insuring hlra
between 85 and 90 votes on Joint ballot, 67
being necessary for a choice.
So far as definitely reported Governor
Davis has carried two-thirds of the coun
ties agalnBt Colonel E. W. Rector for the
The latest reports tonight Indicate that
the following congressmen have been nomi
nated: First District Doubtful between Bruce,
McMahon of Helena and Judge F. G. Taylor
of Jonesboro. Will be settled In the con
vention. Second District J. C. P. Robinson of
Third District Miner Wallace of Texar-
Fourth District C. C. Reld of Morrlllon.
Sixth District John F. Little of Sebas
Seventh District J. C. Floyd of Marlon,
defeating Congressman Dlnsmore, who Is
now holding his office for the fifth term.
Dwelling; Sear Beatrice.
BEATRICE. Neb., March 30. (Special
Telegram.) The residence of John Ossow
skt was destroyed bv fire, with all its
contents, this afternoon. The building was
outside the fire limits. In Glenover, and on
account of the strong wind residents of
the vicinity had difficulty in saving adjoin
ing buildings. The family was away from
home when the fire broke out. The fire is
supposed to have originated from a defec
tive flue. The loss is about $1,000, partly
covered bv Insurance.
North Dakota Business Center.
GRAND FORKS. N. D.. March 80.-rEarlv
today fire destroyed the greater portion of
the business section of Hoople, N. D. Loss,
Bob Adams Again a Prisoner.
PIERRE. S. D , March 30. (Special Tele
gram.) Bob Adams, the Stanley county
prisoner who made a break for liberty on
a stolen horse Friday night, was recapt
ured Saturday evening.
MOST OF MEN ARE ON GROUND
Wins Shots Reach Kansas City Ready
for the Bis Tourna
ment. KANSAS CITY. March 30.-Most of the
4S1 wlnar shots who have entered for the
Grand American handicap live bird tourna
ment at Hlue Kiver park in this city aro
here tonight. Delegations have arrived on
every train during the last twenty-four
hours. Among the large delegations today
were 150 wine" shots from Chlcaao. who
came In-thls evening on the "Rice special."
Nearly all or tne prominent wing snots
in the United States will participate In the
big shoot this year. Many who are here
have participated In every Grand American
handlraD since this annual shooting event
was Inaugurated. The unprecedented entry
net brings to tne rronr many aspirants tor
wing shot honors who have never been
1 . M I. . . .... OliaHAM .......
has managed every Grand American handi
cap since ixsa, says mat almost nan oi
those entered are strangers to him.
The preliminary events will be the Kan
sas City sweepstakes at twelve birds, to be
shot from the thirty-yard mark, and which
will take place tomorrow morning, ana tne
Nltro Powder handicap, at sixteen birds,
on Tuesday. The handicap In the latter
will be the same as that In the Grand
American handicap and both events will
serve as practice for the big event on
The Blue River nark preliminary, which
was scheduled as the opening event of the
tournament, has been declared off.
JOE QUINN'S TEAM COMPLETE
Des Molaes lots Will Begla Prac
tice and Alms to Bo la tho
TF.S MOINES. March 30. (RneclaU
When Manager Joe Qulnn arrives In the
city next Saturday he will bring with him
a complete team. The following Monday
practice will be begun end Des Moines will
be In the pennant race for fair. Mr. Qulnn
has signed the following players so far:
Lohbeck and Barry catchers; H offer and
Hill, nltchers: McOiillgan. Backof. O'leary
and himself. Innelders; Hickey. first hte;
Warner, outneid. Mr. viuinn says tnat ne
haa several other players on the string and
that he will havs the Hat completed by the
middle of the coming week.
The ground keeper will begin work on the
base ball park tomorrow ana by the last of
the week everything will be in readiness
for the national game.
DATE OF BOWLING CONGRESS
National Tournament to Be Held in
INDIANAPOLIS. March 30 The execu
tive committee of the American Bowling
congress today fixed February to 7. 194,
as the date of the National Bowling tourna
ment to be held here. The local commit
tee, through Mayor Bnokwalter, who Is
president of the congress, signed contracts
for t2,uou, the guaranteed amount for the
The members of ths executive committee
present were Charles A. Hook waiter, presi
dent ex-offlclo; M. V. Thompson of Chi
cago, Sam Karpf of Dayton. George M-
F learns of Des Moines. la.. P. J. Pills of
Cleveland. M. A. Phillips of St. Louis and
Frank L. Padeloup of Chicago.
IDEAL DAY 0R H0RSEJ'r,-
Sunday Offers Fins Caadltt
Preliminaries to 8pt
n ideal ona for train
Montgomery park an.
readiness for tha or '
jtoseuog oi ma naw
tomorrow. The track has rapidly dried out
and Is In fine condition. The Indications
ere that the Montgomery handicap, the
fi'Muiv of tomorrow a card, will have nine
starter. The race Is an open one and a
good content Is looked for.
Tonight the city Is filled with horsemen.
KING EDWARD OFFERS CUP
Will Pnt tp Competitive Prise for
Cork International Yacht
CORK, March 30. In renponse to an In
quiry addressed to King Edward his maj
esty hew sent a letter to the lord roavor of
Cork. Mr. Kitsgeraid, paying that he will
?lve a cup, valued at 10f, to be competed
or In the International yacht race which
will be held In connection with the Cork
International exhibition this year. The
local yacht club hopes that Columbia,
8hamrnck II end Meteor will be among the
eoTiiesianiB in tne international races.
REFITTING, UPTON'S YACHT
Work of Repair Is Begun on Sbnm
rock II la the Erla
NEW YORK. March JO.-The Press will
Preparations are being made for the re
fittlna of Shamrock II. Work on the de
feated British chnllenger was begun last
Thurnday in the Krle bantn. Much secrecy
l observed about the yacht, but It la said
Sir Thomas Llptnfi Intends to refit It snd
lane it to the rreat lakes via the St. Law
rence and tho Welland canals.
UMPIRES FOR THE WESTERN
Veteran A rile Latham Is One of Presl.
deat Whitfield's New
KANSAS CITT, March 30. President
Whitfield of the Western league tonight
announced the following umpires for the
coming season: Danny Stearns of Buf
falo, Arlle Latham of Philadelphia, Robert
O. Cox of Rock Island, 111., and Gua Moran
Tommy White Improves.
PHILADELPHIA, March 30. Tommv
White, the young bantamweight pugilist
who was beaten Into ineenslblfity by Tom
Morkey at tho Knickerbocker Athletic
club last night, was reported to be much
Improved tonight. He gained consciousness
uuring tne auy.
Breaks Wslthoar's Record.
WASHINGTON. March SO.-Albert Cham
pion, the French bicycle champion, who Is
training here with Tommy Hall, the Eng.
Ilfh champion, for the coming season, un
officially broke the world's record for a
mile on a six-lap track at the Coliseum
park. He rode the distance In 1:26 4-6, a
second ianier man vvaitnour s time on tne
same bowl last year.
HE WAS MARRIED IX HASTE.
Thus Far the Canadian Finds Ko
Cause to Rearrct tha Step.
There are on record many Instances of
hasty marriages, but as far as heard from
a Canadian Immigrant holds the prlxe. Ho
tells the story of his courtship himself.
"When I arrived at the boarding house in
Newcastle, N. B.," he says, "I found my
self sitting next to a young woman at sup
per, whom I soon found was one of the
newly arrived Immigrants. I looked her
over and saw a round, strong, cheery lass
with a laughlngJCace, and thought she'd do.
I did not know how to go about getting ber
Interested in mo, but Just spoko a word or
two with her and when we came out Into
the passage I squeezed her hand and gave
her a klas.
"Sayo she, 'How dare you?' Says I, 1
want to marry you, my dear.' "Marry me?'
she says laughing, 'why, I don't know you.'
'No more do I you, my dear, say I, 'so
that makes It all fair and even.' She didn't
know how to put a stopper on that, so she
only laughed and said she could not think
of It. 'Not think of H says I, artful like.
'not when you've come all those thousands
of miles for ths purpose?'
" 'What do you- mean?' says she, starting.
'Come, now,' says L 'Don't tell me. I
know what's what. When a man emigrates
it's to get work; when a woman emigrates
ita to get married. You may as well admtt
It at once.'
"Well, she protested and held off a bit, but
we were married two days after and I
guess neither of us have been sorry for It
since. You see It was my knowing tbe
ways of the sex so well that enabled me to
rush things through as I did. Nothing like
understanding 'em when It comes to court
ship saves time and trouble no end."
FATTENING A MOORISH BRIDE.-
Quaint Preparations for the Weddlna-
The moment a Moorish maiden Is en
gaged It Is the bounden duty of her parents
to fatten her up like a lamb for sacrifice.
And this is where man Intervenes to thwart
the plans of nature. . The male Is generally
slim, wiry, sinewy, all bone, muscles and
thews, and he likes his mate to be as com
plete a contrast to himself as possible, says
So she has to train for It, and persevere
until she becomes a woman of four dimen
sions, an unwleldly bolster of solid flesh,
wherein (he soul is entombed forever. Every
morning she takes the soft part of hSsr
wheaten bread and rolls It Into long round
pieces about twice the length of her little
finger and of the girth of her thumb.
After each meal she eats three or four
of these, gradually Increasing the dose. At
first, while the spirit Is willing and the flesh
still weak, she Is allowed to wash them down
with milk or green tea. Later on liquids
are tabooed. Most girls manage in time
to put away fifty or sixty of these aids to
obesity every day. By the time the wedding
day comes around ths brides have wholly
lost their sllmness, and after a few years
they have irretrievably forfeited tho female
form divine, and resemblo bugs sacks of
Ons of these ladles having emigrated to
Spain, her friends there had to have a hugs
crescent hewn out of the dinner table to
accommodate ber. In Morocco tables are
not yet ths fashion, no mors than knives
and forks. .
Criticising tha Klngr.
Cleveland Plain Dealer: "Did you notice.
deah boy, that the king has been to that
place, don't you know, where ths big
breweries are and has had something to do
with the brew?"
"Has be? It's one of those places where
they brew ale. Isn't It? Yes, and I cawn't
drink the stuff. I cawn't really. It's so bit-
tah, don't you know."
"Yes, I've noticed the same thing. I took
a glass once at a function, don't you know,
and It made me quite foolish. I don't really
like to say it, but It seems at times as If
the king was Juat a UUls thoughtless."
"In what way. Edgah?"
"Why, It would be so much nicer of him
if be would Just visit ginger ale breweries.
don't you know, and lemonade dlstwUler-
'I never thoaght of that, Edgah, but you
are qurto right"
Ho Made It Plala.
A Sunday school superintendent had In
vited a university professor to address th
echoOr 1 ports ths PhiladslDhla Times. In
tho learned man mads usa of
m, "a syllabus of doctrine."
is coat tails," said tha super-
1 suggested that the children
rstand ths meaning of 'syl-
on the professor, turning to
children, but I ought to
abus U synonymous with
BOURSE IN HOLIDAY ASPECT
Few Transactions During Week, but Quota
tions Are Firm.
HOPE CENTERS ON PEACE IN TRANSVAAL
Market Builds Great Plnns oa the
Xeaotlatlons for Amicable Ter-
mlnatloa of the Boer
, English War.
. PERLIN. March 30.-The bourse wore a
nollilay aspect during the pst week and
there were few tranHactlons, but quotations
were mostly well maintained. The market
builds great hopes upon the successful
outcome of the peace negotiations In South
Africa and yesterday's strong Kaffir market
In Paris reacted favorably here.
Irons were from 1 to 8 points higher. Coal
shares were likewise several points up,
notwithstanding the fact that trouble Is
brewing between the coal syndicate and
iwvrrai memners or tnat orgiinlzatlon
wnicn inreaiens tne partial dissolution ol
the syndicate, and that coal operatives con
tlnue to be .discharged. The Iron trade has
apparently not yet recovered from the ef
fects fit the crisis. It now f rnnmilrp thu
the Slegen Fig iron syndicate voted March
23 to Increase the restriction of the output
to S( per cent and that one of the furnaces
there dampened Its fires because of the lack
The directors of the North German Lloyd
Steamship company have voted to Increase
ine company n capital by 10,0110,0110 marks,
ine rTanarurter eitung declares this In
crease to be In addition to the Inn-can n
liXODO.OOO marks voted one year ago, but
which has not yet been Issued. This total
Increase of 2o.000.ooo marks brings the cap
ital of the North. German Lloyd company
up to 100.000,000 marks, or equal to that of
the Hamburg-American Steam Packet com
pany, when the increase of 20,0D0,0U0 marks
recently votea by the company Is made.
The Italian branch of the Italian-American
Steam Packet company, which was or
ganised two years ago, la this year again
uiinuie io uininouie a.oivinena.
The exports to the ITnited Statm fmm
the Berlin consular district for the first
quarter of 1S2 amount to 6.!WI,249 marks, as
against ,i,a marks for the correspond
LONDON LOOKS TO AFRICA
Stock Exchange In Tentative Condi
tion Pending; Developments
for or Against Pence,
LONDON, March SO.-The knowledge that
the Kaster holidays would close the Lon
?on S.,M'k exchange for four davs from
z . j , . soDering errect on
what doubtless would have been a decided
outburst of activity when the unexpected
resumption of-peace negotiations was an
nounced last .week. As a result of this
condition the enthusiasm with which the
flAWl from U 1 1 , V. A (.in.. t .
itself In two days and the remainder of the
. l l" aujusuiisj accounts
against possible contingencies before the
reopening of the exchange April 2.
The cheerfulness over the South African
situation resulted, however, in substantial
", ... mm, consols ana ivamrs.
' ui me aouin Airican
section was lltUe affected by the death of
vmwt. swiieriuuns were quiet out
cheerful. Money remains scarce, thus dis
couraging speculation, but the large kov
Arnmpnt i1lBhiir,.m.t.ia a, v. - . . . ,
1 , ' " " m mo 1 1 u or mis
ween promise temporary relief. Conse-
iTi V I . viunptjMi ii i a consiaer
' X. . 1 ii i tt i iv L alter mas
ter. It Is thought that the chancellor of
I . wlil v'i nimseir or that
situation to submit a new loan, which as
suming that the war continues, cannot be
lo than 4KAftrflWl T I- .1 ' . . .
, .'",vw. i 11, iuikj quite certain
unless the peace negotiations are success-
..... .... .... lt uare nope, tnat the
chancellor must fix the price of Issue for
the new loan at a much lower rate than
mm, ui iiioviuus ,uans.
MANILA BANKS KEEP GOLD
Refuse to Sell Large Quantities Be
eaase of Scarcity of Yellow
"'"rn J". ine united mates
Philippines commission yesterday fixed the
aovernmAnt ra t a t ' .11.
the second quarter of this year at $2 27
Mexican silver for one gold dollar. The
r.at8 .ofiC5rhtt.nBe yesterday at the banks
was 12.23 Mexican for one gold dollar, but
the banks refused to sell gold in large
quani,1I.'e8, not hav,ieT sufficient coin to do
so. Tho banks have notified the quarter
master's department that It is Impossible
The scarcity of American money is attrib
uted partly to the banks and largely to
Chinese speculators, who always buy Amer
ican gold at a quotation 2 points higher
....... ,, ubiia lam. i ins action or the
commission In making the government rate
. , , taiv ui cActiunge nas
created much discontent among Importers.
They are unable to obtain sufficient gold
to nn v mnnrt utlo- nn4 ... T .
quently pay these duties In silver at the
government rate of J2.27.
The employes of the civil government are
v. mis ui rxenange. its It
means a considerable increase In their
. " iineniion or tne com
mission to endeavor to obtain the gold in
It A (. .V.It-.a1i. ir.. TU V. .. 1 . . .
uaiinf b or Aianna
?aX.thHt the monetary situation in the
Philippines- cannot be helped by govern
mental action, and that a region as im
portant commercially as the Philippine
archluelaeo rnunt uffant ih, ampM'.
VALUE OF GERMAN EXCHANGE
Total Amount of Fore ! Trade with
KaUer Showa Varying
BERLIN. Marrh 30. A eommlBiilon of
vuuiiiicrLiai cxperis wnicn nas oeen work
Inr with t Vta gnuainmar,r SI.XI..I..I .
flvarl tha fntal uahia a ..
ca.u7 i vjrriimiiy i ore in n
as auo gut in mrji lUllUWing leriTlH.
rmnnrlfl K 700 tW) fl nMrL-. Tn- i- - ...
---' . nn. 1 II IB to fft, .13 -
crease of 333,0JO,Ou marks from the total of
Imports for 1K).
Exports, 4,612,000.000 marks. This Is a de-
rrrtASA nf I ft N mil mark l. -
J-C iii. ' lUlttl OI
The Imports from the United States In
creased by 21.500.OdO marks during 1801. com
I Vi . .. . ' i no exports
to the United States decreased M,OUO,000
Report of Bank of Spain.
MADRID. March 30.-The report of thi
Honk t tlnotn U 1. , ' 1
wcc riiuing yester
day shows the following: Oold in hand,
.... . jaa, ,w,wv Vtt-clb, (ivcr in 118110, ln
crease, 840.O11O pesetas; notes in circulation
...... cp., .vv jcocuiB. uuiu was quoted
yesterday at 88.45.
St. Louis Grala and Provisions.
ST. LOUIS, March 29.-WHEAT-Flrm:
No. 2 red cash, elevator, 77Vc: track 77V4
feJ7T4c; May. 77V4c; July. 70Uo; No. 2 hard
Wheat. TXulic. Kecelnta. je.fxs k
CORN Higher, 6',c; No. 2 cash. 60c'
track May, b,c; July. 04,60c. ' '
OAfS-VV'eak; No. i cash? 42c: track
JJMay. Uttc; July. KH.cj No. i
RYE Lower 60c.
fLOL'R Steady; red winter patents. $3 60
SEED Timothy, steady, 5.00S666: prime
worth more. r
CORNMKAL Steady, $3.10.
BRAN Weak; sacked, east track, g7e.
UAJe.i'iXi Umothy, !U.70fcl4.5u; prai
rie, 10.7f 13.EiO.
WHISKY Steady, $1 SO.
IRON COTTON TIES 11.
HEMP TWINE Kc.
PROVIBIOiS-Pork. lower; old, IlftJO
lobbing, new, 117.30. I,ard, steady, $9 6o'
Dry salt meats (boxed), steady; extra
shorts. $9; clear ribs. IS.87',,; short clear
g9.1tK&9.12Vj. Bacon (boxed), steady; extra
shorts, M.72li; cleur ribs, ts.76; short clear,
METALS-Qulet. $3744.02H. Spelter,
higher, 14 1H.
POULTRY Easy. Hc. Chickens,
springs, liVirC. Turkeys. Sc Ducks. 44joc
J2c Steady, iltfifcc; creamery, 18
EOGS Easier, 1414c
RECEIPTS Flour. 12,000 bbls ; wheat
8J.0D0 bu.; corn. M 000 bu.; oats. 116.000 bu. '
SHIPMENTS Flour. ,0uo bbla. ; wheat
10,000 bu.; corn, bS.OuO bu.; oats, 29,000 bu. '
Philadelphia Prodnra Market.
PHILADELPHIA. March 19. BUTTER
Firm; extra western creamery, 2Vc; extra
nearby prints, 80c.
kXKiS ejteady; fresh nearby, 1616c;
treeh western and southwestern. Uc; fresh
CHEESE julet; New Tork full creams,
fancy small, t'oloc.
Evaporated Apples aad Dried Fruits.
NEW TORK, March 2. EVAPORATED
APPLES The market was extremely quiet
today, wltn Utlis In the way of new bus
iness. Prices were unchanged, ths lowsr
grades sUowlcg weaaJsawt; skate, conunva
to good. 7vc; prims tff9c; choice, 4c;
CAL1KOKNIA DRIED FRUITS Aleo
quiet with the business transacted 01 a
holiday character; apricots and peaches
move slowly and are of a rather easier
tone: prunes, HV'; Moor Park, U41jIaIc;
peaches, peeled, Hu'Uic; u 11 peeled, fctjlOc.
OMAHA WIIOLUSALK MARKETS.
Condition of Trade aad Qaotatloas on
Staple aad Fancy Produce.
EOCJ8 Including new No. t cases. 12c;
Cases returneu, In-.
LIVE I'OULTRY-Chlckens, V4r9,i old
roosters, Sfric: turkeys, l.a 12c; ducks and
DRESSED POULTRY Turkeys, 12gi5c;
lV ' l0,llc; pese. lOtfllc; chickens, y
BUTTER-Pncklng stock, 19c: choice
dairy. In tubs, aiZio; separator. 274j2Sc.
FROZEN KISH-Hlack bass, lc; white
basa, luc; bluefirh, 12c; bullheads. 10c; buf
faloes, 7c; cattish, 12c; cod, 10c; croppies,
Kic; halibut, lie' herring, 8c; haddock. c;
pike. 8c; red snapper, lik-; salmon, 12c; sun
fish, so; trout, 8e; whlterlsh, 8c; pickerel, 6c:
fresh mackerel, each, 20436c; smells, 10c.
OYSTERS Mediums, per can, 22c; stand-
ros, per can. a&c; extra selects, per can,
83c; New York Counts, per can, 4oc; bulk
standards, ier gal., 1.2o; bulk, extra se
lects, $1.6tgl.i)5; New York Counts, per gal,,
PIGEONS Live, per dot., II.
VEAI Choice, SJiSc.
URAN Per ton, 18.
HAY Prices quoted by Omaha Wholesale
Hay Dealers' association: Choice hay. No
1 upland, $8; No. 1 medium, 17.60; No. 1
coarse, $.6o. Rye straw, &. These prices
are for hay of good color and quality. De
mand fair. Receipts light.
SEED POTATOES Per bu., Ohlos. $150;
Rose. 81.26; Triumphs, 81.16.
POTATOES Northern, 1.06; Colorsdo.
CARROTS Per bu., 75c.
BEETS Per bu. basket. 65c.
TURNIPB-Per bu., 60c; Rutabagas, per
100 lbs.. 81 25. ' v
PARSN1P8-Per bu., one.
CUCUMBERS Hothouse, per do.. $2.
GREEN ONIONS Per dos., according to
else of bunches, WKafiOc.
LETTUCE Head, per hamper, $2.50; hot
house, per doi., 4046c
PA RSLE Y Per doi., 8035c
RADISHES Per dos., 35c.
CAHHAGE Holland seed, crated, 2c.
ONIONS Spanish, per crate. $2.26; Mich
igan, red or yellow, per lb.. 3U4c.
TOMATOES Florida, per t-baskct crate,
NAVY BEANS Per bu., $1.903:.00.
APPLES Ben Davis, per bbl., 84.60; Wine
saps, 85: Jonathans, 85.60; .Belleflowers, per
FIGS California, new cartons, $1; im
ported, per lb., 12'gl4c. '
ORANGES California navels, fancy. 8" 50
8.75: choice. 83.2.Va3.Bo; budded, 83.
LEMONS Fancy, 83.50; choice. 83.26.
BANANAS Per bunch, according to site
82.25(0 2. 75.
NUTS New crop walnuts. No. 1 soft
shell, per lb.. 12c; hard shell, per lb., 11
No. 2 soft shell, 10c; No. 2 hard shell c
Braxlls, per lb., 14c; filberts, per ib.Vc
almonds, soft shell, 17c; hard shell 15c'
pecans, large, per lb., 12c; small, loc; cocoa
nuts, per sack, 83.60.
HIDES No. 1 green. 6c; No. 2 green
4c; No. 1 salted, 7c; No. 2 salted, 6c: No'
1 veal calf. 8 to 12 lbs.. 8c; No. 2 veal calf
12 to 15 lbs., 6c: dry hides. 8(?H3c; sheerj
pelts, 75c; horse hides, 81.60g2.25. P
HONEY Per 24-sectlon case. 83.
York WR60NehaWka' Pr bbI' M 25' New
POPCORN-Per lb.. Be.
Kansas City Orala aad Provisions.
KANSAS CITT. March MWitPiT
May, 67V4c; July, trrfctne; cash. No. 2
hard. 68Vii&.0c; No. 3, KiHjtWc; No. I red.
CORN May. 6Mgig59c: cash. No. 2
mixed, 694fcii0c: No. 2 white, 640.
OATS No. 2 white, 4446c.
RYE No. 2. 6c.
HAY Choice timothy, 113.60; choice prai
rie. 812-60. "
BUTTER-Creamery, 26c; dairy, fancy,
EGGS Weak; at mark. No. 3 whitewood
cases included, quoted on 'change1 at 13c
uus. , i-mh murneu, itygv.
RECEIPTS Wheat, 18,800 bu.; co-"
bu.; oats, 18,000 bu.
SHIPMENTS Wheat, , 43,200 I .
68,800 bu.; osts, 12,000 bu.
Dry Goods Market.
NEW YORK. March 29.-DRY GOODrf -The
situation In the general dry gooda
market today has shown so far Ilttlo
change. Strikes, rumors and strikes and
settlements of the same have served to
Are you ready
The indications point to a scarcttv of first-class office accomodations this spring
We have a few rooms which offer a selection, so that wo know that we can show
you something which will please you.
There is no office building In Omaha which can give the same accomodations
Wo can offer you light, handsome offloes In a lire-proof building, with all day, all
night and all day Sunday elevator service, the rental price Including light, heat, water
and janitor service at reasonable rates.
We have a uniform schedule of prices for rooms which you will find quoted be
low. together with the description of the rooms we can now offer.
List of vacant rooms in
ROOM Ht M,a feet Faces Seventeenth
ttJST' ,U 5 lrB.e' ,leht roomV.l:d th renU1 Prlue Includes "beat.
ttinV Coua'Vfe'vl, VtreVt ...rPr.O.
1IIITri First Floor.
iite ion Tbers Is no finer office suite In Omaha than this one. It Is located
Just on the right Band of the great marble stairway, and has unusl 5
1??? windows looking upon the front entrance way of the bulldlna ft
fronts on Farnara street. One room Is 17J and the other sail. It has a
' fr..;p.roof ,vult mwble mante!. pjece, hardwood floors, snd will be
irescoea to suit tenant lrlce 17&.QS
ROOM 104. This room Is just at ths head of tbe main stairway on the'flrst floor.
It would be a very desirable office for some real estate man or con
tractor. The floor space Is Hi Is feet 7....V.......
m-M -Thl co.Ml,u ot thrM rooms; a walUng room 12x17 and two
i!2 liiX0"".1 xla J' n enhance In the broad corridor facing tha
magnificent court, and has hardwood floors and a largs burglar-proof vault.
It laces north. It Is well adapted for tha use of two doctors ort wo law-
R HW fee t! ' Faces esst and'
v e e es e e se so s eaa
HOOM. S18i -0xi3 feet This Is a light, pleasant room. It has been newly
f1.?.r-leiA n1 llk "'J rooms In Ths lies Uulldlng, tbe price Includes
light, beat, water and janitor service lyrics SKM
HOOM uaai ThU room Is 17x33 feet and will be divided o suit the tenant
This room Is particularly adapted for some concern needing large floor
space and Is a decidedly handsome office, having an eiurauce faclnar the
court aud windows looking out upon Heventeenth street. It haa a very
large burglar-proof vault, bard woo floors and Is one of ths chulouet offi
ces in ths building Price IM.ca
ROOM 401i 15x11 feet. This room Is next to tbe elevator and faces court. It
has a large burglar-proof vault and Is well ventilated, lias good tlabt.
and for tlie price furnishes first-class accommodations fries 117 U
ROOM 0T1 This room 121. Faces tne west side of the court and la a room
that la cool In summer and warm la winter; Is well lighted and well ven-
ROOM 4161 tfxl7H. Divided Into reception room and private office. Uaa
burglar-proof vault; la well lighted price lliot
ROOM B30i This room is 17x2& Faces no
uayiaa lur evu aritii.i;i, or any one
LITE 61i This Is a very large room, 17x41
light and well ventilated. It is very seldom that space of this sise Is of
fered In Tbe Bee Building. It could be uned to advantags by some firm
employing a large number of clerks, or requiring largs floor space a
. wholesale lewelar, or manufacturer's agent, who would like ta be In a
Ere -proof building, or It will be divided to suit ths tenant Price U.M
Sixth Floor. '
BOOM flJ'Thls is a long narrow room
1 ADiouni at owr wvmvm noa uis accommodations wnicn are In
eluded In tbe rental price ot The Bee Uulldlng, the price la very low. .price til M
R. C. PETERS & CO.,
make both sellers am! "buyers" conserva
tive In placing ordt-ra for forward deliv
eries. Spot business remains quiet.
Milwaukee tsruln Market.
MILWAUKEE, March 23 WHEAT
Weak: No. 1 northern, 73ff7SV-; No. 2 north
ern, 72tjf Titc ; May, 71Vc.
RYE Knsler: No. 1. b flAHcr
H A RLE Y Easier; No. 8, 4tr6c; sample.
CORN May, 0c.
ST. IH'IS, March 29 -COTTON-No
tJALVESTON, March 2S.-COTTON-No
market today; holiday.
ST. IMM". March ?! -WOOI-Market
dull; medium grades. 1317c: light fine,
Jil.lc; heavy line. 12jj'l7c; tub washed, 14J
JOBBERS & MANUFACTURERS
WHEN IN THE CITY
Byrne-Hammer Dry Goods Go.
Wholesale Dry Goods.
1117 Howard St.
MACHINERY AMD POliNORY. '
Darls & Cowgili Iron Works.
MAJTUTACTURCFS AND 'OBSBM
mmmKAXm It HP AIR IN O A rBCTAa.ri
IRON AND BRA4S roVMDBM,
t9U IBftg aavd lBOg iasbtea ,
Omaha. Its, Tel. ssk
ravbrUklSt. Agent. J. PL OurglO, Uf
Maaufsctnrers and Jobbers e
Steam and Water Supplies
Of All Kinds.
1014 aal lOia DorOLAg IT.
Elsotrio Wiring Bells aad Oas Ugtlaa
Q. W. JOUN8TON. Mgr. U10 Howard. St.
AWNINGS AND TENTS.
Omaha Tent and Awning Co.,
Tents and Canvas Goods.
Band for Catalogue Nunaber S3
CA OLINE. ENGINES.
Olds Gasoline Engine,
Olda Gasoline Engine Works,
1114. Farnara St.. Omaha.
oiu 4, New Tork Life Bids.
,nAIN, PROVISIONS, STOCKS
nought snd sold for rash of ori 'rrtargln.
All telegraph, telephone or mall orders
will receive careful and prompt attention.
Telephone 1039. OMAHA. NEB.
to move ?
street anrt has win '.k-nt
is" Yocated close' to Vh';"el.va'iorariUA
........ . L-vl sis u
nh and would bo specially well
nu requircu a gooa light for
feet. It faces west, but is very
11x3. The location Is not desirable.
vesica gift. US 11
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