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-1L The Omaha Daily Bee. ESTA1ILIS1IED JUIsK 1I, 1ST1. OMAHA, TUESDAY MORNING, f APRIL Ji, 100:! TEX PAGES. SINGLE COPY riVE CENTS. READY TO BE SIGNED Oleomargarine Bill as Amended by the Eome ii Fused by Senate. GOES TO PRESIDENT FOR HIS ACTION Gockrell of Missouri Makes Motion to Agree to the Modifications. MEMBERS CONCUR WITHOUT DIVISION Teller Offen Amendment to Tax Trusts Ten Per C ,. "Capital. PROPOSITION P VOTE '' ''frt It Anticipated IlestrK .;.' Combine Which Might Be - After Rnartment the Law. of WASHINGTON. April 18 After a brief discussion today the senate agreed to the bouse menilmpn; to tho oleomargarine tilll. The measure now gone; to the preal dent for signature. , At effort was made by Mr. Teller to amend the measure so a to levy a tax of 10 per cent of the capital or asset on any butter trust that might be formed, but It was defeated. Mr. Simmons of North Carolina addresse-.l the senate on the Philippine bill. He urged that the Philippines ought to be turned over to the Inhabitant of the islands. , He denounced 'he cruelties ant! barbarities alleged to have been committed by the American army, and said he felt like calling upon the great, brave and hu mane man now In the White House to probo these things to the bottom. The conference report on the Chinese ex clusion bill was adopted. Consideration of the sundry civil appropriation bill was be gun but not concluded. Mlllera Wsst Reciprocity Mr. Harris of Kansas presented the fol lowing telegram he had received from the Kamas Millers' association: Kansas mlllera, on account of foreign discriminations, with the best wheat in the world at their door, are not producing over one-third of their full capacity, Un less your committee on foreign relations can give us relief through reciprocal con cessions, placing our millers on an equal basis with foreign mills, many of our mills will shut down Indefinitely and some of tfTf-m will be forced to the wall. In our distress we look to our senators for relief. The telegram was referred to the commit tee on foreign relattoas. Mr. Teller then offered an amendment to the reaovated butter section Af the bill as passed by the senate defining a butter trust, and providing that a tax of ten per cent, shall be Imposed upon the products of such a trust and upon capital and assets of sucb a trust The amendment was de feated 25 to 28, the detailed vote being as follows: Yeas Bacon, Bate, Blackburn, Clark (Montana), Clay, Cockrell, Culberaoa, Dan iel, Dubois, Foraker, Foster (Louisiana), Heltfleld, MeEnery, McLaurln (Mississippi), McLaurln (South Carolina), Mallory, Martin, Mitchell, Patterson, Rawlins, Stewart, Tel ler, Tillman, Turner, Vest 25. Naya Allison, Burnham, Burton, Cullom, Ieboe, Depew, Dillingham, Dolllver, Fair banks, Foster (Washington), Frye, Oamble, Hansbrougb, Harris, Hawley, Kean, Kltt redge. Lodge, McCumber, McMillan, Nelson, Terklns, Tlatt (Connecticut). Piatt (New York), Proctor, Quarlea, Simon, Wet more 28. Paaaatte of the Bill. Mr. Cockrell of Missouri Interposed with motion to agree, to the house amendments nd the motion waa agreed to without di vision thus passing the bill and it now goes to the president. Mr. Piatt of Connecticut presented the conference report on the Chinese exclusion bill. He briefly explained that after somewhat strenuous discussion the con ference had decided that no limit could be placed on the operation of the Qeary act as re-enacted, and thought that it ahould remain In force until otherwise provided by law. In response to inquiries by Mr. Teller Mr. Piatt explained that the opera tion of the law In the Philippines, Includ ing a registration of the Chines in the islands, had been placed In the bands of the Philippine commission, but the commis sion would bave no authority to admit Chinese to the Ulanda. Without further comment the conference report was agreed to. PETER POWER NOT A MYTH rialatltr In One of t Northern Securities Salts la Cltlsea of New York. NEW YORK. April 28 Peter Power plaintiff in one of the Northern Securities suits, who waa popularly supposed to be a myth, baa, through a mortgage Juat Bled been found to fee a citizen of New York City. All through tbs period when testi mony was being taken in the caaes there were loud cries for Peter Power. It was Terred he wss in court Dearly every day when counael were denouncing him as xnytb Twice he traveled incognito across tha continent. Power's home Is In West Ninety-eighth tree. He Is ths son of a wealthy plasterer, nd, with a brother, inherited his father's state. The mortgage In which hla Identity became known waa filed to secure a loan of 1 10,000 from Attorney George A. Lamb, who prosecuted ths Northern Securities suit. Aaked why bs kept the plaintiffs identity secret Mr. Lamb said: "I did not wlah to have him caricatured and talked about, for that would obscure the real issues. I bade him to be silent. It was bard work for him. for Mr. Power likes to talk. He la the bona fide owner of 100 shares of Northern Pacific stock. He waa In court nearly every day. He waa often at my Bide, yet tobody recognized him." FIGHT DUEL WITH BURGLARS One f Them Is Killed, bat tha Officers Escape Without Scratch. CHICAGO, April J. In a pistol fight be tween tw policemen and five burglars hers early today one of ths alleged thieves was killed. Pollcsmaa O'Connor saw two men, one of whom he reiognlzed as a thief, standing In front of store on Archer avenue, at Loomp street. Whea he approached the men opened fire, fleeing at ths same tlms, , Ths officer gave chase, returning tbs shots The Bring attracted tbs atteotlos of Pollcsmaa Herman Marinds, who cams hurrying past ths store Just aa three msn cams out of a sids entrance. A pistol fight between ths trio and tha policemen then baa and oo of ths men wss shot through tbs bead, dying tuaUat:?. Neither of tbs Officers a as hurt. SAILORS ARE IN TROUBLE Members of the rm of the hlcago Sentenced to Prison In Venire. VENICE. Italy, AjtII IS Ml the mem bers of the crew of the Cnlted States cruiser Chicago, arrsted for disorderly conduct here yesterday, have been sen tenced to terms of imprisonment ranging from three to four months each. Captain Robert P. Wynne, commanding the Marine guard of Chicago; Robt. E. Led better, assistant surgeon of Chicago; Lieu tenant 8. John Doddridge of Chicago, and a marine named Wilfred Langtry, who were arrested Friday Bight on the charge of disorderly conduct, were brought up at the San Marco police court here today. Captain Wynne was sentenced to four months and ten daya imprisonment. Tha other prisoners were sentenced to three months Imprisonment All the prisoners "ere sentenced to pay costs and damages. A8HINGTON, April 28 Captain Day- .1 of the Chicago has so far made no re- jrt to the Navy department respecting the .rouble which has arisen at Venice, result ing In the arrest 'of the officers of the ship on a charge of misdemeanor. It Is said at the department that It Is not cus tomary for such Incidents to be reported by cable. Some of the naval officers on duty In the department who have had experience in the Mediterranean service express the opinion that the American sailors may be the vic tims of what Is known as the "trick table," which is a device used In some of the sa loons frequented by foreign sailors. This table Is constructed to collapse at a slight touch, breaking all of the dishes snd glasses and a claim is Immediately made for extortionate damages on "the jacktes." CONSTITUTION FOR RUSSIA Reports Persistent that Tsar 'Will Shortly Inuugurate Greater Liberty. ST. PETERSBURG, Sunday, April 27. Persistent reports are In circulation to the effect that the czar shortly will Issue a re script giving Russia a constitution similar to the scheme for administrative reform drawn up by the late General Lorls- Metikoff, when he was minister of the in terior, and was sanctioned by the late czar, Alexander II. The rioting contlnuea to spread In South Russia. The military thus far bave been unable to prevent Incendiarism, terrorism and plundering. The landed proprietors throughout the government of Poltava are seeking refuge in the city of Poltava. Prince Obolensky, the governor of Kherson, Is ap prehensive of a rising in that government. The police forces in many cities have bees Increased in strength, notably at Irkutsk and Archangel. Balachancff, the aasassln of M. Slplda- gulne, the late minister of the Interior, la now reported to be very sick, due to volun tary starvation. IS DISPLEASED WITH SHAW London Newspaper Criticises Speech Made by Secretary of Treasary at Pittsburg. LONDON, April 28. The speech of the United States secretary of the treasury, Mr. Shaw, at Pittsburg at the banquet April 20 in celebration of the late General Grant's birthday has thus far passed unnoticed by the London press, with the exception of the Olobe, which Is exceedingly wrathy at auch a responsible politician "tickling the eara of groundlings with a speech full of menace to America's only friend among the powers of Europe. After quoting the speech ths Olobe continues: We are not greatly concerned either for the threat or the crude vulgarity which causes Mr. Shaw to apply it to a particular power, but what Impresses us with a sense of American cadence Is the manner In which the absurd speech was received. Were an Engllxh minister of Mr. Shaw's position to make a similar allusion to a foreign power all the chancellories of Europe would be convulsed. But England heeds It not a whit and the rest of the world shrugs its shoulders and talks about diplomacy In shirtsleeves. COURT UPHOLDS JESUITS Refases to Issue Summonses Asked Far by Protestaut Alliance. LONDON. April 28. The efforts of the Protestant alliance to expel the Jesutta from England under tha act of George IV have again failed. 'The alliance originally applied to a magistrate for summonses on ths ground that certain Jesuit priests were guilty misdemeanors which under the anclen . . .:.d banishment for Ufa. Tha magistrate declined to grant the euramonsea, holding that the act was ob solete. On appeal in the king's bench di vision of the high court of Justice today the lord chief Justice, Lord Alverstone, held that the magiatrate had the right to refuse the summonses and refused to Issue a mandamus to compel ths magiatrate to do so. WILHELMINA IS IMPROVING daeen Has No Fever In Morning; aad Temperature Reduced In Evening. THE HAGUE. April 18. The bulletin posted at Castle Loo th!a morning an nounced that Queen Wllhelmlna paaaed a quiet night, that ber mornings are now teverlesa and that her evening temperatures are decreasing. Residents of Castle Loo say the queen has so far Improved In healthas to be able to leave her bed today for a few momenta and that the queen-mother la quite satisfied with the progress made. This afternoon's bulletin from the castle, however, did not mention these facts. It merely said that her majesty's Illness waa pursuing Its nor mal courss and that thus far no complica tions had arisen. SANTO DOMINGO REVOLUTION Reports Reach Haytl of Another Dta lag Republic, PORT A" PRINCE, Haytl. April 18 It la rsportsd that another revolution haa broken out In Santo Domingo. The telegraphic communication between that republic and Haytl is entirely Interrupted. May Caaaalso Chlaamaa. ROME. April 58. Ths claim for tbs beati fication of the Chinese Catholic convert Jos Kbaag. la before the congregation of rites, under the presidency of tbs pop. ids resuu is not announced, out if ap proved Khang will ba ths Brat Cbinamaa to ba. canonized. Rev. Joseph Parker 111. LONDON, April 28. Ths Rev. Joseph Parker, minister of ths City Temple. U seriously UU DENOUNCES GENERAL SMITH Representative Sibley Wants f resident to Give Him a Dishonorable Discharge. CALLS SMITH A DISGRACE TO THE ARtfY rrnnirlvanlsn Vehemently Condemns the Methods EmsloT ei ana) the Departare from the Keg alar Rales of Army. WASHINGTON, April 28 Representative Sibley of Pennsylvania created something of a sensation In the house today during the general debate on the agricultural bill by denouncing General Jacob H. Smith for the orders he Issued In the Samar cam paign. He declared General Smith waa a disgrace to (he uniform he wore, and he ex pressed the hope that the president would strip him of bis uniform within forty-eight hours. Mr. Sibley's: speech waa enthusiastically applauded by the democrats and was re ceived with some evidences of approval on the republican side. The speech was con sidered the more remarkable Is that it came from a republican who left the dem ocratic party on the issues raised by the Spanish war and who since has been an ardent expansionist. Mr. William, demo crat, of Mississippi, Indorsed what Mr. Sib ley said. Curtis Defends Funston. Mr. Curtis of Kansas made a brief but fer vent defense of General Funston against the criticism to which he had been subjected. "The people of Kansas," he began, "are proud of the brave and daring record of gal lant Fred Funston. (Applause on the re publican aide.) He has been criticised here for an act, which for daring and conception and execution, ranks with the greatest feats of srms he captured the new Georgo Washington Agulnaldo. "If another had accomplished what Gen eral Funston did," he said, "the democrats would have made him their candidate for president." He called attention to the fact that his promotion had been recommended by General Wheaton and General McArthur, "both soldiers of the civil war, soldiers who knew more of wsr and rules of war than all the politicians in this country combined." "And his commission," he added, "waa signed by, the greatest president we have ever had the soldier, statesman snd mar tyr, William McKlnley." (Applause.) Mr. Sibley, republican, of Pennsylvania, said he had been an expansionist and de fended the policy of the administration in the acquisition of the Philippines. Duty and honor, he said. Justified our position there. The commercial welfare of the nation demanded that we should control that archipelago, which stands as the gats way to the oriental world. Sees Vision of Herod. He then continued: When I have heard the statements made that we were cruel in the conduct of that war I have thought, perhaps, the partisan was speaking. Hut when I have read, as 1 have within the past forty-eight hours, that a general wearing the uniform of the army of the United 8tates, one who stands under the shadow of .our flag, Is- but to leave It a howling wilderness and to kill all above 10 years of sge, thn It seems to me that humanity must-have marched backward for eighteen centuries and that Herod again appears. I have read of Tlmour, the Tartar: I have read of Achilles, I have read of tha Saracen scourge, but I thank Ood that since the tragic scene on Calvary It has taken In h teen centuries to produce a Smith. I have read of the water cure. I believed that It was exaggerated. Can any man whose blood Bounds in hla pulses, any man who has read his Bible or who has been reared at the knee of a Christian woman. Justify the perpetration of such cruelties upon another man who wears the guise and the image of his Creator? And yet we hear this man at tempting to Justify acts bv which men are pumped so full of water as nearly to drown them and brought back to life by mumping tnem over tne stomach with butts of muskets. That Is not civiliza tion; that is not Christianizing the world. Wants Smith Discharged. T hope the president of the I'nited States will nave tne courage, upon what the man admits, to discharge him dishonorably from me service mat ne nas aisgracea. (Ap plause.) The conference report on the Chinese exclusion bill was adopted without debate, This sends it to the president. IS FUGITIVE IN MEXICO Ex-Councilman of St. Louis Is Locked Ip la Guadalajara Jail. WASHINGTON. April 28. The state de partment haa bad soma correspondence with ths government of Mexico respecting the case of ex-Councilman Kratz, who is a fugitive from Justice from St. Louis, charged with bribery. The man at the department's Instance haa been arrested and Is locked up at Guadalajara, but aa the offense with which he la charged Is not ons of the offenses named In the treaty as aubjeet to extradl tlon, the department haa been trying to procure hla delivery to the Mlsaourl au thorltles as a matter of comity. A considerable obatacle baa been encoun tered in the shape of a polite suggestion of the Mexican authorities that they will do this, but only upon ths understanding that ths United States government will re ciprocate In kind when tho occaalon arises Thia la an embarrassing condition. Im possible of fulfillment, for no American court could deliver a fugitive from Mexican Justice if bis offense is not set out In the extradition treaty. It Is thought an effort will be made to aecure the punishment of Krats by Mexican courta If hs cannot be returned to Missouri. ST. LOUIS. April 28. Chief of Detect Ivea William Desmond and Detective Thomas McGrath will leave tonight for the City of Mtxlco to bring back Charlea KraU. ex-clty councilman. Indicted for bribery and a fugitive from Justice, who la under arrest at Guadalajara, Mexico. Chief Des mond will carry letters to ths American association at the City of Mexico, and It Is believed that when the St. Louts officers reach the Mexican capital all will have been arranged for the surrender of Kratz. AGREED ON EXCLUSION BILL Conferee Deride on Extension of All Existing Laws to Preseat Treaty. WASHINGTON. April 28. Tbs conferees on ths Chinese exclusion bill havs reached a complete agreement on the bill. It strikes out that portion of the bill limiting the exteueioo of all existing laws to the pres ent treaty and re-enacta them so far as la not Inconsistent with the treaty obliga tions until otherwise provided by law and extenda the law to tbe Island territories so far aa applicable. It allows Chines ta enter for exposition purposea and retains the provision regarding certification la tha rbJitpplB islands. smith trial is resumed I Witnesses Testify as to Kffert Drastic Order Given by the Utaeral, of ! MANILA, April 2S The trial by court martial of General Jacob H. Smith on the charge of conduct prejudicial to good order and discipline waa resumed here today. Major Littleton W. T. Wallr of the marine corps testified to receiving from General Smith the orders to "kill and burn" and render Samar a "howling wilderness." pre viously referred to In these dispatches. "The natives of Samar," said Major Wal ler, "were more treacherous and Implacable the the tribesmen of the Soudan. Without General Smith's drartlc measures the war there would not bars been ended yet. Gen eral Smith never intended killing women or children." Corporal Pritchard of the Ninth Infantry, who took part In the fight at Gandara, tes tified that be saw boys 12 years of age fighting and slashing wHh bolos. Sergeant Bonicsstle of tbe Ninth Infantry, at Apache, testified regarding Captain P. K. 8cbopffl's fight at Dspdnp province. Samar, against Dloa Dlos fanatics. He saw a soldier attacked by two boys under 15, one armed with a bolo and tbe other with a dagger. Private Nlcklo of the Ninth Infantry ex plained the dangers and 'llfftcultles of service In the Island of: Samar. Private Nanjot of tbe Tenth cavalry told how Americanists (natives irlendly to the Americans) were butchsted there In cold blood. - Seregant Brumley of the Ninth Infantry, a survivor of the Balanglga massacre, de scribed that disaster. Including the mutila tion of the American dead by the Samar natives. Ambushed bjr Filipinos. MANILA. April 28. Five men of the con stabulary have been ambushed at San Juan Del Monte, near Manila. One of the party was killed and one Injured. The Filipino band consisted of thirty ladronea well armed, most of them carrying Mausers. A force of constabulary Is scouring the neigh borhood for the bandits. Samar Insurrection Ended. MANILA, April 28. Tbe surrender of the insurgents of the island of Samar, headed by General Guevarra, who succeeded Gen eral Lucban In that Island, has been offi cially effected, though some southern ports are yet to be heard from. It Is believed, however, that the Insurrection In Samar Is ended. COPPER COMPANY ORGANIZES United Copper Company Incorporated with Capital of Eighty Millions. ' TRENTON, N. J.. April 28. The United Copper company, with an a ithortzed capital of 80,000,000, was incorpor ited here today. The company Is authorize I to mine, melt end manufacture copper. sold, silver and other metals. Tbe capital stock is dlvidid Into S5.000.0O0 preferred and 875.000,000 common stock. It Is provided, however, that tie issued capital stock shall not exceed SS.(inO,000 preferred and $16,000,000 common, ev.-t upon an af firmative vote of three-fonnns of the direc tors of the company, and the holders of two thirds of the stock of each class. . It is provided that the preferred stock shall draw a six per cent cumulative drvl dend payable semi-annually. The articles have a proviso that the company may sell lta entire plant with the consent of three fourths of the directors aad the holders of two-thirds of the stock of each class. The registered agent of the company la tho Hudson Trust company of Hoboken, N. J and the incorporators are Horatio Whit ridje Trumbull, New York; Arthur A. Brownlee, Princeton; John French, New York. The papers were filed by the law firm of Cary and Whltridge. NEW YORK, April 28. According to Vice President John MacGlnnls of the Montana Ore Purchasing company and other Helnze propertlea, the new company will have in lta treasury 95 per cent, of the capital stock of these companies: The Montana Ore Purchasing company, the Nipper Consolidated Copper company, ths Minnie Healy Copper Mining company, the Cobra Rock Island Copper Mining company, and the Belmont Copper Mining company. The company also will have $1,000,000 of the first mortgage bonds of the Montana Ore Purchasing company and $2,500,000 first mortgage bonds of the Nipper company. These bonds represent the only bonded In debtedness of the companlea named. About 18,0u0 shares of United Copper company common were traded In on the "curb" (when lasued) today. The stoctt opened at 33, sold off half a point, advanced to 35, and closed at 31 5-835c. CORRIGAN PASSES THE CRISIS Archbishop Haa Comfortable Nlsjht and Friends Think He Is Oat of Danger. NEW YORK. April 28. Archbishop Cor rlgan paaaed a comfortable night and tliose who watched at his bedside were greatly encouraged early today. The archbishop was restless at times, but slept several hours and was able to take aome solid food. Dr. Joseph Corrlgan of St. Leo, Fla., and Rev. Father George Corrigan of Newark, N. J., brother of ths archbishop, who arrived here yesterday, spent laat night at the archepiscopal bouse. Father Corrlgan, speaking of the condi tion of hla brother, said: The archbishop passed a very favorable nlaht. He practically cussed the crisis yes terduy and I now think he Is out of danger. Father Curley, the archbishop's secre tary, was equally aanguine. He aald the archblahop was vsry weak and Inclined to be restless, but bis condition was In all respects encouraging. Dr. E. L. Keyes gave out the following bulletin at :30: All physical symptoms sre favorable In the archbishop a condition. Weakness alone remains and convalescence probably will De slow. The bulletin this morning was signed by Dr. Keyes alons. Dr. Delafield not being present. At 2 o'clock this afternoon the two Dbvalclana will hold another consultation Dr. Keyes said that ths archbishop's temperature waa but two-fifths of a degree above normal, that the crista had been paaaed and that the patient was out of danger. Troops Retarn from tuba. NEW YORK. April a -Ths First squadron or trie necono. l nuea btatee cav airy, composed of Troops A. U, C and D, unaer command oi Major waiter n bVhuyler. arrived here today from Matan- sus. Cuba, on the steamer Cunty Ba. The troops, wnicn consist oi nine om rs and 2J0 men, have been In Cuba since February , They will gu to Fort Kthan Allen. Vt. Ninety men of the First and Third squadrons of the Second cavalry and IS horses arrived here last Bight, bound fcr WAV MW HWUWUVttl FENCES SURE TO COME DOWN President Indicates Plainly He Will Not Interfere is tbe Matter. TALK OF A SPECIAL BILL FOR NEBRASKA to Possibility of Lands In Rosebud Reservation Be In a Opened Refore Summer and Possibly Sot Then. (From a Staff Correspondent.) WASHINGTON, April 28. (Special Tele gram.) "Fences on public domain are to come down on July 1," said a gentleman who had a talk today with President Roosevelt. "No matter how much pressure Is brought to bear on the Interior depart ment I am fully satisfied that the president mill not permit the order of Secretary Hitchcock to be modified," said Tbe Bee's informant. Tomorrow the delegation of stockgrow- ers who have been here for nearly a week. headed by Barttett Richards of Ellsworth. Neb., will be presented to the president by Senators Dietrich and MIUaM. Mr. Richards will ask the chief executive to postpone the removal of the fences until late In the fall and It will be Interesting to note the result of this request In view of the statement above. Today Messrs. Richards, Modisett, Hill, Ferdon snd Harris, representing the big cattle growers of the west, finished their hearing before tbe house committee on public landa. Acting Chairman Mondell arked Mr. Rich ards If it would not be well to attempt spe cific legislation for Nebraska, providing the delegation In congress from that state could unite on some measure. Mr. Richards said he had been contemplating snch a bill, in view of tbe opposition that seemed to exist against a general land-leasing bill and his associates had about concluded to ask for relief along the lines suggested. Shallenbarscrr Declares Himself. Representative Shallenberger, who Is a cattle owner himself, when asked If he would favor such a measure, said: "I would object to any plan of leasing the public domain that doesn't have in It Its essential feature a homestead or Homebuilding Idea. I am opposed to any bill which contem plates that because a corporation or Indi vidual having large private holdings should therefore be entitled to lease corresponding large tracts of government land, as this would tend to perpetuate the owning of tbe public domain. I would favor a measure for the leasing of public lands In small hold ings sufficient to support a man and fam ily, and it Is well known It requtres a larger number of acres to support a man west of the 100th meridian than east of It. "A bill along these lines or similar onea. leasing the school lands In Nebrsska to settlers has proven entirely acceptable and the state has withdrawn all lta school lands from sale, preferring to lease rather than sell." Delay In Opening: Rosebud. Senator Gamble stated today that an agreement had been reported whereby tbe Rosebud treaty bill, opening tbe lands in Gregory county, 8. D., to settlement, would be taken up at the close of tha morning business tomorrow and be bad no doubt as to lta passage. "From papers received here," said the senator from South Da kota, "somebody has a mlsconcer.'lon aa to what is still to be done before the presi dent Issues orders opening the land to set tlement. Before the order can be Issued a bill must pass both bouses of congress and become a law. This haa not been accom plished. After that the secretary of the Interior must have the lands surveyed and monumented. Then the president will Issue bis order opening the reservation to settlement. At best the order cannot be Issued before summer and it may go until fall. There will be much to do before the Rosebud reservation la thrown open to the public." Lincoln Is to bave a practically new public building, and If Supervising Arch I tect Taylor's plans are carried out It will be colonial In style and will occupy the center of the postodlce park. Instead of In the unsightly place it now occupies. Just as soon as the public building bill becomes a law Supervising Architect Taylor will probably go to Lincoln and look over the situation, With a view of giving Nebraska's capital a building aucb as It deaerves. Mr. Burkett haa had a number of conferencea with Mr. Taylor and he la enthusiastic over the prospects for the new building, which he believes can be built for $300,000, the amount the omnibus bill carries. Why Plattamouth Was Left. Explaining why Platiauioutb was left out of the bill, Mr. Burkett said: "The com mlttre on public buildings and grounds passed a, rule that they would not appropri ate money for a public building In citl that had less than 10,000 inhabitants unlesa the site had been previously donated or It was headquarters of a revenue collectlou district, or seat of a state university Plattsmouth occupied none of these posi tions and so It could not get sn appropria tion. I labored earnestly with the com mittee in behalf of Plattsmouth and filed a brief that waa voluminous in character, but the rule shut ms out. 'Better luck next time' Is a motto that may be ap pllcable here." Senator Allison baa returned from Iowa, where he went on private business. He la enthusiastic over conditions as hs found them. He said that the country was in splendid shape and big crops of wheat were promised unless something unforaeen should Interfere. "Politically," he said, "Iowa is In a grand condition and Just as soon as the congressional conventions are over you will aee tbe old state trying to outdo the victory of 1901." Ralph Van Vecbtan, a well known banker of Cedar Rapids, la., is In the city on a abort visit. Jacob Fisher, postmaster at Hastings, Is In Washington on matters connected with bis office. Representative Connor of the Tenth Iowa district, will leave for Denlson, hla home, next week, to attend hit congressional convention, which baa been called for May 13. The committee on Irrigation of the house today Instructed a favorable report on Representative Martin's bill providing for the construction of reservoirs on ths public domain along tha lines of railroads or along driveway for watering stock. An amend ment was agreed to limiting tbe grazing area around auch reservoirs to two miles He also secured a favorable report from the public lands commutes on his bill au thorizing the secretary of the interior to Issue a patent for forty acres to be used as a cemetery by ths town of Rockford 8. D. Attorney General F. N. Prout and A. S Tlbbets of Lincoln are In ths city, to appear In the supreme court In tbs ease of Thomas Kennard, plaintiff in error, against ths state of Nebraska, oa appeal front tbe supreme court of U state, CONDITION 0FTHE WEATHER Fororast for Nebraska Generally Fair and i. oiier. Temperature nt Omaha irsterdsjl Hour. Dec. Hour. Mrs. n a. m fi t l p. m tl n. in Hi SI p. m 71 7 a. ui A t it p. in T'l a a. ni . . . . . 5l 4 p. u 7rt 1 a. m M ft . ii 7.1 10 a. ni 1J II i, ni 7v 11 a. m...... 1 7 p. in 7H 12 m Wl ft p. n m tl p. m HA ACCIDENT TO AN EXCURSION Train Collides viltli freight and More Than Thirty Passenger Are Injnreil. FORT WAYNE, Ind., April 28. A Sun day excursion train on the Grand Rapid tc Indiana railroad collided with a freight train at Wallen, six miles from here, late last night. Two coaches were overturned and more than thirty persons were In jured. A relief train aent out with several physicians brought tbs Injured to Fort Wayne early this morning. The greater number of those Injured re ceived scratches, bruises aud cuts. The most seriously Injured are: John Hedges, hurt about bark and arm. F. P. Wlltzer, seriously Injured about head. Miss Norma Allen, both arms broken. Herman Durnell, badly hurt about head and arms. All of tbe Injured were residents of this city and were conveyed to their homes with the exception of Durnell, who wss taken to St. Joseph's hocpltal in a critical condition. The engineer, fireman and brakeman of the passenger train are among those slightly injured. FATAL SWEEP OF TORNADO Five Persona Are Killed. Forty In- Jnred and Mich Property Demolished. DALLAS, Tex., April 28. A telephone message to the Dallas News from Morgan, Tex., says a tornado passed over Glen- rase, a small town in Somervllle county, between 6 and 6 o'clock this evening, kill ing five persons, Injuring forty more and demolishing much properly. Tho dead: MRS. CARL MILAN. TWO-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER OF J. R. MILAN. REV. MR. FORD, pastor of the Meth odist church. MISSS MAE CONNELL. BOY NAMED MUDGROVE. The names of the injured were not ob tainable at this hour. One-third of the business houses of the town were demolished. Assistance has been sent to GlenroBe from Morgsn, but It will be morning before anything like definite particulars are obtainable. SHAME CAUSES WOMAN'S END Grief Over Husband' Crime Sends Antoinette Gallaher to the Grave. ST. JOSEPH. Mo., April 28 (Special Tel egram.) Antoinette H. Gallaher, wlfs of Lee A. Gallaher. the embezzling paying teller of the First National bank of St. Joseph, died today from grief as a result of tbe scandal and humiliation since Galls- ber's arrest and confession. Gallaher was taken from the county Jail to the bedside of his wife today In the hope that his presence would cheer her tip. Before he arrived she lapsed Into a atate of unconsciousness and remained in that condition until her death three hours later. Mrs. Gallaher was 29 years old, of pre possessing appearance, was born and ralsen In Springfield, Mo., and married Gallaher there ten years ago. They have no children. PACKERS AGAIN BOOST PRICES Surprise the People of Kansas City by an Advance on All Grades of Beef. KANSAS CITY, April 28. (8pectal Tele gram.) The beef packers, contrary to ex pectatlona, made another raise In prices today. Heretofore there baa been a class of beef which wss sold for 10 rents per pound to the butchers, 10 ',4 cents being charged for the best quality. However, no kind of beef excepting the most inferior graBS fed quality ran bs bought for less than 10ty cents. A propor tionate raise wss made in the wholesale prlcea of all beef parts, loins, ribs, etc. At the same time that the prlcea of beet were strengthened pork and provisions also were Bent up. There wat a general raise of half a cent on porkstuffe of all kinds. FAVORS OPEN SABBATH LAW St. Joseph Police Judare Declares In valid Sunday Closing Or dlnaace. ST. JOSEPH. Mo., April JS. (Special Tel egram.) Police Judge Peter J. Carolua, al though a member of the Flrat Baptist church, tocight created a sensation by de claring himself In favor of most liberal Sunday law, after having today declared Invalid a Sunday closing ordinance which has been In effect several years. An attempt Is being made to prevent Sunday baseball and to close the theater and other places of amusement on Sunday. Judge Carol us tonight presented sn ordin ance to tbe city council which forestalls tbe Sunday closing movement and he haa asaurance that It will be passed. MEET DEATH ON CROSSING Three Persons In Buggy Are Killed by a Train IVear Jollet. JOLIET. Ill-, April 28. Three people were killed at the Paterson road crossing of the Santa Fs road Just south of Jollet, Isst night. A fast passenger train craahed Into a buggy containing Mrs. M. B. Mullock, ber daughter, Orda, and a young man, Floyd C. Pearce. The man and young woman were killed outright and Mrs. Mullock died shortly after reaching the St. Joseph hos pital. Tbe watchman had the gates down, but ths horses broke through, getting upon the tracks Juat In front cf tbs train. Wreckage on lillasw Bay. PORT Ht'RON, Mlcb., April 28-Tha captain or the oarge Bacremnnio reported here today that he sighted a qusntity of wrst-kaae on tiaginaw bay Saturday after noon after the terrirlo storm, which evi dently came from some steamer, it In eluded a deckhouse, lifeboat, a water bar rel and a lot or lumber. The steamer Pavneo has not been heard from since ths storm and there are rears that tba wreck.' ag nay be) fart o( lU SAVAGE PULLS OUT Governor Formally Announce! Cii With drawal aa a Candidate. WILL NOT BE BEFORE STATE CONVENTION Declares Action Prompted to Believe friends of Embarrassment. STILL DEFENDS PARDON OF BARTLEY State Press Had Made His Benomination Practically Impossible. PUNCTURE OF REIMBURSEMENT YARN Public Withdrawal .ot Kntlrely In. expected. Yet Hardly Looked for at o Early a Hate. LINCOLN. April 2S -(Speclal.)-Oover-nor Siivage has withdrawn from the ' race for renominatlon, his formal an nouncement having been made publlo lata this afternoon. This movement haa not been unexpected, and the general expres sion Is that 11 relieves tbe governor's friends from much embarrassment. The for mal announcement is ss follows: "Executive Chamber, Lincoln. Nehrasks. "It now seems to be the proper time to announce as final my decision In regard to beliijt a candidate for renomlnutlon for the office of governor. "After thoughtful consideration of the matter I have concluded it best not to fur ther embarrass my loyal friends and more especially my par'y by remaining longer In the field, thus standing In the way of some one w ho could bring more peace and harmony Into the convention. 'In my official capacity I have tried to give the state an honest, strong and eco nomical administration. Looking back over the year already spent as Nebraska's chief . executlve.l would not, bad 1 the power, change one Important official act. "My action In commuting the sentence of J. 8. Hartloy met strong disapproval of many, mom of whoru, are less conversant with the facts than I and to most of whom I give credit for honesty In their opinions. I now state frankly that with all the results of that act before me, I would commute his aentence today were It still undone. "Fully appreciating the honor of being the governor of a great state, and of hav ing the opportunity to serve the people through many avenues, under existing cir cumstances I hereby announce myself not a candidate for office. "Hoping to see some strong, honorable republican nominated and elected aa my suecesHor, and, 'with malice toward nons and charity for all,' 1 am, reenectfuMv, "E. P. SAVAGE." tSapertrd to Cons Later. While the elimination of Governor Savage from the list of candidates before tha rs publicsn state convention was hardly ex pected at this time It Is known that con sldersblo Influence haa been exerted upon him by political frlenda and InCoentla! party leader to bring about this result, which wss confidently expected would be accomplished before the tlms set for tha nomination. Ever since the pardon of Bartley waa an nounced tbe republican preas of tha status has been almost unanimous In declaring, that tbe governor had by that actios made his nomination politically Impossible and the decided stand taken by many of tha most outspoken party orgaaa Indicated that iven If nominated he would lack the hearty support necessary to election. Not withstanding the adverse conditions Gover nor Savage had up to within a very few days rspeatedly reiterated his Intention to stand before the convention and ask an en dorsement of his official record. His origi nal announcement of hla candidacy was made nearly a year ago, within a few montha after he had aucceeded to tbe exe cutive chair, vacated by the promotion of Governor Dietrich to the United States senate. Storle Which Have Been Hlfe. Following upon bis release of Bartley, gossip was rife that the consideration had been promises of politics! support from people Interested In Bartley's freedom, In cluding certain large railroad corporations. When It became apparent that theae prom ises were not to be fulfilled Intimations of a new campaign upon tbe issue of railroad taxation came from the executive mansion, but while the plan outlined was disclaimed by the governor aa coming from him, ha yet expressed 'his sympathy with the idea. Another atory waa to the effect that Bart ley and his friends would startle the state on tbe eve ot the republican convention by paying Into the state treasury tbe cash, tbs $200,000, for embezzlement of which ha bad been convicted, relying on the momentum of tbe reimbursement to carry the gover nor Into unanimous renominatlon. That thla story was the work of mora or less fervi' paginations waa plainly discernible all the time, and is clinched by tbe gov ernor's withdrawal. What effect the new turn will have en the political chessboard Is not easy to fore cast. People here think the atmosphere will be clarified noticeably within the next few days. 7ive or six aspirants for gov ernor are already In the field and may be expected to Increase their aotivlty. None of the county conventions bavs yet been held and only a few bave been called. The atats convention Is set for June 18 aad la sure to precipitate a brisk competition for Governor Savage's succession. BRINGS PACKERS INTO COURT Attornrr General of Missouri Be. cures Citation Against Them In Supreme Court. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., April 28. (Spa tial Telegram.) Attorney General E. C. Crow this afternoon presented a petition to Chief Justice Cava- Burgess of the Mis souri supreme court asking that he laaue an order directing Charles W. Armour and Kirkland B. Armour of tbe Armour Pack ing company, Kanaas City; J. C. Dold of tbs Jacob Dold Packing compaoy. Kanssa City; O. W. Walle, agent of Swift lc Company, South St. Joseph; Gus Blschoff, secretary of tbe St. Louis Dreaaed Iifif and Provlaion company, St. Loula, Mil Walter Pfelffer, president of ths St. Loula Butchers' union, to appear before Judgx Burgess oa May C, 1902, "to answer aucb relevant and material questions as may be put to them by the attorney gen eral ot the state of Missouri, concern lug any alleged Illegal contract, agree ment, arrangement, combination, pool, understanding and ocnfederatlon to flx, maintain and regulate tha pries to b paid by all retailers and consumers of dressed beef and meats of all ktads, and to limit tb supply and production thereof and to maintain aucb fixed aupply, produc tion and price as agrsed upon." Judge Burgess Issued an order as re quested by the attorney general, summoning the above named persons to appear In Jef ferson City on the data mentioned, to Clv lesUmoar rel&llva to ths betf trust.