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    The Omaha Daily Bee.
Situation Grows Berioui in Franca Orer
Oloaing of Unauthorised Bohools,
Gather at Breit and Assert They Will Pro
tect the Siitora,
Tlaoardl Art Foaled in TowialiipS Urging
Besiitancs to ths Police,
for Blood Will Flow If Measures Are
Ko Taken to Stop the Altered
Ill-Treatment of ala
PARIS, July 15. A serious situation la
prevailing In tha Catholic country around
Brest on account of the closing or tb un-
authorized schools. Tha countryside baa
taken up arms and la determined to resist
any attempt at the forcible .execution of
the orders of the premier.
Ad incident yesterday evening at Saint-
Meen, eighteen mllea from Brest, shows the
spirit of tha peasantry. Two newspaper
men of Brest drove there In an automobile
to investigate the situation at the Sisters'
school. Immediately after they entered
the commune a boy sounded a bugle and
crowds of peaaanta swarmed from the fields.
armed with pitchforks and Iron-bound
sticks shouting. "Long live the slstersl
"Long live liberty!"
One of the reporters waa dragged from
tha automobile and the fanatlca beat him Lorda today Lord Burghleler, liberal, asked
with theli- pitchforks and atlcke. The news- Lord Onslow, under secretary for the co
paper man explained In the Breton dialect lonlal offlce, If he could Inform the house
that they had only come In search of In- regarding the alarming atatementa that
formation, but the crowd refused to listen Canadian land was being bought up by
to him and the reporter had to keep them Americana, of whom 200,000 were aald to
at bay with a revolver. He aucceeded In I
regaining the automobile and drove off at
full speed, followed by a shower of atones.
Fortress Made of School.
A school at Ploudanlel, In the aame
neighborhood, has been converted into a
fortress, barricades have been erected and
the Inhabitants have formed a cordon
about the surrounding area. The lady su
perlor said:
"You see our barricades. They must
Ihoot us before we yield. There will be
bloodshed If anyone attempts to enter."
Placards have been posted In the town
ahlpa urging resistance to the police.
The population of Landerneau, twelve
miles from Brest, has formed relays to
guard the achool and peasant women sit
on opposite- the gate knitting
while awaiting tha coming of the gen
darmes. They are greatly excited and de
clara they prefer to be shot rather than
abandon the .sisters. . Ths lady superior of
the Landerneau convent aald: "Like true
Bretons, we will only yield to force. The
women and other peoplo who are guarding
the school night and day have given us a
eouragenua example.'
The population of Roscoff Is guarding
the schools day and night. Sentinels are
watching the road and men are sleeping
on the ground In the neighborhood tn or
der te be ready at the first alarm. Count
Albemun, the clerical leader In the Cham
ber of Deputies, Is stumping ths country,
denouncing the action of the government
and ursine- resistance. I
wm imnlorn Madam Loubet.
A strsnge scene, reminiscent of stormier.
adder days In France occurred today at
law ci.y.oo ..B ""ob-""" "
women. Including the wives of several
members of ths Chamber of Deputies, as
sembled at the palace to endeavor per-
w ul -'"' I
Mm. Loubet sent out word to them by
Qeneral Dubois, head of the president's
Military household, that It waa Impossible
tor her to receive a deputation i.pon a
lubjeot which was solely within the scope
of the executive.
The wife of Deputy Rellle made a violent
"Tell Mme. Loubet," aha said, "that tha
..nman war 11 4tnv If Iwi an t at s fas
not .k.n to stop in-tr.a7ment of iha
....... t... -..i .aa,... ., tn th.
vito of the pre.ld.nt. In which we will
.-t..& on.... iinnn tl ah A ntMshaKArnt Th I
Christian women VVanc. have decided
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a .m imii at th. nal-
ace today examined the queetlona
brought up by the application of the
law of associations. President Loubet signed
a decree submitted by the premier, M.
Combea, ordering tha forcible cloaure of
twenty-aix congregationlat schools la
Paris and In the department of the Seine,
which have refused to disperse voluntarily.
Decrees closing forcibly similar schools in
other departments will be signed se soon aa
WZZ decree
Blgned by President Loubet. dealgnatlng
twelve eongregatlonlst achool. tn Parla aajl
(ourtaea la the department of the Seine
which It orders to be closed Immediately, aa
they have been opened elnce the paassgs ot
ths law of associations without auinorua-
tlon. Aa a matter of fact. moBt of ths
schools designated have been closed al
ready and the alatera In charge of them
A great clerical deraonatratlon was made
In front of the town hall at Angara, capital
f th. A.nartmont of Mains Elolre. laat ..d waa continued till midnight. The
municipal council waa In aeeslon at the
time of the demonstration. There waa
much fighting between studenta of the
Catholic college and the radlcala. In which
eeverel peraona were Injured. Twelve ar -
rests were made.
, ,
London Crowds Hold I'p Carriage
ContalnlnaT Conneror aad Are
Driven OS hr follce.
LONDON, July 25-Lord Kitchener, who
hd been largely lost to public view aluce
bla triumphal re-entry into London. July
12, received an unexpected demonatratlon
ot London enthusiasm today when a cab
In which he visited tha city was actually
mobbed closs to the Bank ot England and
the conqueror of South Africa had to be
reecued by the p slice.
Lord Kitchener drove to a private bank
near the Mansion house. He waa Inatantiy
reeogaUed. and auch a crowd collected out-
elds that ha had to escape by a aide door.
Ha waa delected, buevr. and drove off
amid frantic cheers, which he smilingly
acknowledged with a salute.
While passing through Queen Victoria
street Lord Kitchener waa agala recognised
and ths cab waa held up by a cheerlug T. P. O'Connor, Irish nationalist, regret
crowd. Tha police had to open a way I ted that tbe chancellor's "sws song"
Wore the vehicle could proceed. 1 speech should be aaaiABt Ireland.
Lord Roberta Mnkra Hla Bip4r4
Address on Trouble at
LONDON, July 25. The long-expected
address of Lord Roberts, the commander
to-chief, to the cadets of the Roye" Mili
tary academy, Sandhurst, where , -4t-
break of a number of Incendla. V -
caused the rusticating July t of tw '"'
nine cadeta because they failed to na
those supposed to bare been concerned in
the Incendiarism, was delivered today. It
conveyed sent condolence to the young
1 men who hare been rather posing- aa mar
ten to tha arhltrarr methods of the war
offlcera. Lord Roberts' visit waa nominally
" offlf P""0" f "'"I"!. Ac.aa"
CUIT HUQ CBincu UUl w,Lg micuiuu.
Thai mAArcmm mm frank Anil rather curt.
The commander-in-chief said he had been
a cadet himself and had clayed longer at
achool than any of hla hearers. He thought
I ne ougnt 10 mow now mucn itj. auu uuw
they should act. II had tried leniency
When the Area first broke out at the acad
emy he stopped the punishment of the
cadeta In order to allow them to attend
the coronation. Instead of taking their
discipline tn a manly, soldierly fashion.
they bad behaved In a mutinous and most
improper manner. He waa glad to ear
however, that as a result of hla tnvestlga-
tlona ha waa able to reinstate all but two
0f the rusticated cadeta, and he hoped that
on the occasion of his visit to Sandhurst
n December he could congratulate the
cadeta on the proper tone prevailing at
the academy.
Question of American Emigration to
Btrttiah Sail Called Cs In
Hesse of Lord a.
LONDON, July 25. In the House of
have emigrated to Canada tme year, me
under aecretary aald he tnougnt noru
Burghleler's figures were incorrect. In
1901 the number or Americana wno emi
grated to Canada waa 17,987, while to the
moat recent date thia year the number was
24,100. The under secretary also aald that
in weatern Canada land waa being taken
ud with unexampled rapidity, not only by
Americans, but by Englishmen and other
Europeans, which bid fair to make the Ca
nadlan wheat fields an lmporant factor In
the wheat aupply of the world.
Lord Rosebery, liberal, asked for the
figures of the emigration from Canada to
the United States, but Lord Onslow was
usable to supply them.
Hoted Englishman Allndes to Cost of
Boer Wu and loaaeiti Changes
la Tosatloa.
LONDON, July 25. Sir Michael Hicks
Beach was the guest this evening of the
lord- mayor- a ad city banker and ' xner
chants at a farewell dlnner'et the Mkhalon
house. In aft address dealing with national
finance the chancellor said, that the Chi
nese and South African war had cost
Oreat Britain 228.000,000, of which the
taxpayers have already willingly contrib
uted 75,000,000. The expenditure had been
borne without aerloua Injury to com
merce ana .i50.uw.uw naa oeen oorrowea
on easy term., wnicn ureal Britain s con
I ttnknl.l na shhnp. nv1d . hilt milld not
.... a,r 'xn,.h..i HtrVa-
Beach he ,ooke(, fof 4 rMnIlon of
ta.atlnn .nil ha warned hla hearers
against the constant growth of national ex
penditure, urging that preparations ought
to be made for a day of adversity, and that
revenue, though Incr.a.lng. should not
V- In tmm r....
W oauasaaa U a as aiiuw wo ayn.uvwas
Emperor of China to Have a Repre
aentatlve at It. Lonla Ei
PEKIN, July 25. The emperor will an
nounce tomorrow that he haa decided to
commlaslon.r t. ; repre-
t China at the St. Loula expoaltion In
of placing Chin.', interest. In ths
HB !Ut"' " b"'n lUtt Th
unumi elates minister nere, r. monger,
" aecured an audience with the emperor
for John Barrett, tha commissioner gen
eral of the expoaltion for Aala and Austra
lia, for tomorrow, when the announcement
will be formally made.
Mr. Conger tonight entertained at din
ner the members of the council and of ths
foreign offlce, who discussed the exposition
with Mr. Barrett. Incidentally they
thanked Mr. Conger for the apparent ala
cerity of the United States' assistance In
bringing about the withdrawal of the for
troop. rom Tien T.ln
I Blona rnlle Bishop Has Final later
lew at Vatican and Sails
for Home.
ROME. July 25. Bishop O'Gorman
Sioux Fails. S. D.. bad a final audience with
Cardinal Rampolla the papal aecretary of
They discussed ths Philippine situation
and the Importance ot selecting a aultabl
candidate for an apostolic delegate, but no
name waa mentioned. The bishop leaves
Rome tomorrow and aalls from Genoa for
New York on the ateamer Hohenaollern
IJu'T" -
He goes first to Oystsr Bay. U I., to pro
sent President Roosevelt with the letter
' pp Thenc. u. bi.hop
will go to Washington to deliver Cardinal
Rampalla'a letter to SecreUry Hay.
Motion Introduced In Honso of Com
mons by Irish Representa
tive la Lost.
LONDON, July 25. In the Houae of Com-
mona today Irish matters cams up again.
A motion of John J. Clancy, Irish nation
alist, to the effect that tha overtaxation
of Ireland constitutes a pressing grievance,
waa defeated by 168 to 117 votes after a
number of Irish nationalists had spoken
snd been replied to by the chancellor of
toe exchequer. Sir Michael Htcks-Bearh.
The chancellor aald Ireland', share In Im
perial taxation waa decreasing rather than
Increasing, and that It waa the fairest ays-
Item which could at present be devised.
Canadian Pacifio Railway Propo to Es
tablish Bteamihip Lint.
Government Will Inalit I'poa Having;
Refrigerator Plants, Carry
Insr Capacity and
LON 'ly 25. The announcement
from Mou that the Canadian Pacifio
railway had. At the requeat ot the Cana
dian ministers now In London, offered to es
tablish and work a weekly fast service be-
ween Quebec and Liverpool in the sum
mer and between Halifax and Liverpool In
the winter, with a good freight service, is
causing considerable etlr In England, where
It la hailed with delight aa being an offset
to J. Plerpont Morgan'a shipping combine.
The evening papers have flaming placards
reading: "English Combination to Fight
the American Trust," etc. The officials ot
the Canadian Pacific railroad here deny
that they have any auch Intention, but
they as well aa othera believe that the
long discussed Canadian fast service Is
nally approaching realization.
The chief Indication of this Is the fact
that the offer waa made by the Canadian
Pacific railroad at the Instant. of the
Canadian ministers now here and that they
were fully aware of the conditions the im
perial government Is prepared to accede to.
Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal,' the
Canadian high commissioner, aald in an In
terview today:
Whilo I am unable to add tn tha In
formation already printed, the terms seem
reasonable and probable. The members of
the Dominion government eome years ao
were authorised tv the Canadian Parlia
ment to offer a subsidy of 150.000 for thla
purpoae. Bo rar as 1 know thla offer haa
not been Increased. The reported subsidy
of 280,000 shows an advance over the
original offer, but it baa always been un
derstood tnat ureat Hrltaln would supple
ment Canada's offer, though I am not say
ing to what extent.
Canadian Pacific railroad directors con
firmed to a representative of the Asso
ciated Press every particular of the Cana
dian Pacific's offer to build and operate
a subsidised line, and both he and othera
lntereated were confident that the project
would be accomplished.
The chief requirements of the Imperial
government will be that the steamera shall
become auxiliary crulserc, the same
the Canadian Pacific railroad's Empress
(Pacific) liners. The principal points on
which the Canadian government will In
alst relate to refrigerating planta, apeed
and cargo capacity. It la admitted on
all aldea that the present movement waa
hastened by, if it was not the Immediate
outcome of the formation of the American
ahlpptng combine.
Joseph Lawrence, member of Parliament
for the Monmouth district, baa Informed
the Newport Chamber of Commerce that
Liverpool la practically certain to be the
terminal port of the new Canadian service
and that no Brlatol channel port will be
Comment ot . the Press.
The Globe, commenting on the offer.
says: "Naturally a suc-aioy win oe ex
pocted for the new service, but elnce the
Dominic- government la moat willing te
share thla obligation there ahould not be
the leaat difficulty In financing the acheme.
Apart from the etimulua It cannot fall to
give to Anglo-Canadian business. It will be
most helpful In perfecting all ths British
lines of communication with the tar eaat.
The Pall Mall Gazette aeea In the Cana
dian Pacific railroad proposal a guaranty
against the Atlantic becoming "strictly a
preserve of the American shipping trust
and adds: "It waa only becauae the At
lantic trust had command of the railways
of the United Statea that they could hope
to rival England In the carrying trade
They did not expect competition irom
Canada aa well as from obaolete England.
Now that It is clear that they are going
to have It. the prospect cannot be re
assuring to the Morgana and the fortune-
hunting allies In England and Germany.
Canada aad Australia Not Enthnal
aatlo Over Imperial
LONDON, July 25. The whole aesslon of
the colonial conference today waa devoted
to the discussion of Imperial defense. An
Interesting proposal waa submitted by
Richard J. Beddon, prealdent ot New Zea
land, looking to the establishment in each
colony of a military reserve selected from
the local forces of the colony. The matter
waa thoroughly canvassed, but no action
waa taken.
The war aecretary, Mr. Brodrlck, It la
understood, submitted certain plana of hla
ewa which will be separately considered
by tha varloua delegates, who will there
after acquaint the Imperial authorities
with the military reaourcea and require
menta of their reapectlve colonies.
The representative of the War offlce are
aald to have been disappointed at the lack
of enthusiasm shown for the scheme of
Imperial defense. Mr. Seddon's support ot
the Idea waa nullified by Canada and Aus
tralia atandlng aloof, Sir Wilfrid Lauiier
and Edmund Barton, respectively prime
ministers of tha Dominion aad the Aus
tralian federation, making It clear that
they had no Intention to ask their parlia
ments to sanction any military expendi
tures beyond what were required for their
own defenae. They were ready, they aald,
voluntarily to render service In any future
war aa they had done In the war In South
Africa, and, with thla intention, to reorgan-
1 Ixa their local forces so aa to fall Into line
with the Imperial army In the way of em
ploying standard patterna of arms, ammu
nition, etc.
KlnsT Is Still Improving: and Prepara
tions Continue for the
LONDON. July 25. This waa the first
brilliant day alnce King Edward's arrival
at Cowea, Isle of Wight, and bla majesty
enjoyed the sunshine on deck. At 12:50
p. m. the royal yacht left Its moorings
and cruised westward. All reports trout
the yacht agree that the king 1 steadily
There waa another rehearsal thla morn
ing ot tha royal procession from Bucking
bam palace to Westminster abbey. It waa
witnessed by a large crowd.
Earthunnaev tn Persln.
BOMBAY. July 2i Earthquakes have
occurred dally at bunder-Abbas, Persia,
since July I. The Inhabitants are camping
oa the beach and there Is great Buffering
on account ot the abnormal heat. Other
towns In tha vicinity vters damaged and
ths old fortress of Ornius waa destroyed.
The- loss of life la bellsvsd to bars bean
Resolutions Adopted hr Qnadrennlal
Chapter of AnsraMIn Order
Made Pnblle.
NEW YORK, July 25. Rev. J. F. O'Reilly
of Lawrence, Macs., made public today
resolutions adopted by the quadrennial
chapter of the Augustlnlan order at Villa
nova, Pa., July M and presented to Presi
dent Roosevelt today at Sagamore Hill. Tha
priests in attendance at ths meeting at
which the resolutions were adopted repre
sented the Augustlnlans of the United
States and Cuba. The resolutions follow:
Whereas, We, members of the Augus
tlninn order, aseembled In quadrennial
chapter at Villanova, Pa., reflecting on the
sua straits or our orotners religious m tns
hlllnnlne Islands, wherein they nave man
fully toiled (or 300 years and upward as
philantroplsts. educators, mitonrs and
pioneers ot civilization, now suffering; under
grave civil and religious liberty, threatened.
moreover, witn ignominious exile irom a
country whose very clvllliatlon la the con-
ueet or their heroic laixiis ana seir-enorl-oea.
do deem It our duty as American
citizens who conrtde In the honor and In
tegrity of our government and the Justice
of our people, to raise your voice In behalf
of these Catholic mlsslonera, the friars of
the Philippines, whose honor. Integrity and
rights are so wantonly assailed; therefore
De it.
Resolved, That we energetically nrotest
aa-ainst the concerted effort which Is being
made to defame and to vllllfy the friars of
the Philippine Islands and to alienate from
them the love and reverence or a people
whom they have ransomed rrom ignorance
and barbarism.
Resolved. That we. deolorlng the seemlna
disposition of our government to discredit
the services of the friars In tha Philip
pines, do regard any hindrance to tha
legitimate exercise of their labors as- a
serious menace to the civil and moral well-
being of the people of these Islands and
unwarranted urecedent fraught with nerll
to the Catholic church in the United States,
a grave violation of the treaty of Parla and
a ratal departure rrom the time-honored
American principle of separation of church
and state.
Resolved. That we protest artlnst the
general condemnation of the friars for
what may have been the errors of In
dividual members of their body, and de
mand for them that same measure of jus
tice and protection which Is so truly ac
corded all other persons and corporations
under the Jurisdiction of the United States.
Resolved. That we. sensible of the un-
morlted obloquy heaped upon the friars In
the Philippine Islands by roul slanders
emanating from misguided friends and
treacherous foes, do proffer sympathy to
our suffering brethren and encourage them
to conrrae in me nope mat our govern
ment, true to its mission and purpose, will
ultimately ruinn the dictates or Justice and
fairness in their regard.
Complainant Against Northern Se
curities Deal Absent from Heat
tag in Kew York.
NEW YORK. July 26. A hearing wa.
set for today in the eult brought by Peter
Power to prevent the carrying out of ths
plan to turn over the stock of the North
ern Pacific Railroad company to tbe North
ern Securities company. It was expected
that Power, tbe complainant, wouldf ap
pear to answer questions to bs put to him
by Francla Lynde Stetson, counsel for tbe
defendant, but neither Power nor bla at
torney, George Alfred Lamb, waa present
at the hour aet for the hearing.
Mr. Lamb arrived later and declared
that hla client had, not been properly
aerved with an - order to appear. ' Mr.
Lamb aaked that the hearing go over nntll
after his (Lamb's) return from Europe,
where he expected to spend a vacation.
Mr. Bteeoa aald he would tvgree to
any delay, and that if Power was not pro
duced by next Tuesday, application would
be made to have the ault dismissed. After
some further discussion Mr. Outhrie, who
i. associated with Mr. Stetson aa counael
for' the defendants to the action, said to
Mr. Lamb:
'We serve formal notice on you that
unless your client is produced for exam
lnatlon at the aeaslon next Tuesday, we
will take steps to have him committed for
contempt of the United States."
It waa brought out during the discussion
that Peter Power is employed In Mr. Lamb'a
law offlce.
After the close of the hearing Mr. Stet
son aald a second service of subpoena
had bean , made thia afternoon on Power,
requiring him to appear for examination
on Tuesday next. Thla waa done, Mr.
Stetaon explained, to overcome Mr. Lamb'a
contention that the aervlce waa not reg
Bnataess of Weatern Union nnd Postnt
Companies In Chicago la
Badly Crippled.
CHICAGO, 'July 25 The messenger boy.
ot the Illinois District Telegraph company.
which delivers under contract the business
of tbe Western Union, struck today. Ac
cording to an official the boya made no de
mand and their grievance la unknown.
The aame company also looks after the
local delivery service of the Postal Tele
graph company, and tbe boya at the latter's
offlce atruck out ot sympathy. The Weat
ern Union company Is offering $40 a month
to men to deliver messages te avoid an in
terruption of their business.
The greatest Inconvenience occasioned by
the strike waa on tbe floor of the Board of
Trade. The striking boya met today and
formed the Chicago Messenger Boys' union
with a membership of 150, and at once
called a atrlke of Its members. Organizer
Fltzpatrlck of the Chicago Federation of
Labor organized the union and has asked
for a charter from the American Federation
ot Labor.
Pending the temporary embarrassment
cauaed by ita measenger boys, the 1111
nols District Telegraph company 1. de
llverlng all messages through the postofflce
with special delivery stamps, thus inaur
lug prompt and efficient service.
Executions Pass OAT Quietly and
Without Sensntlonal
. . Features.
LITTLE ROCK. Ark.. July 25. Six men
were hanged In Arkanaaa today, each for
Ths executions, were aa follows:
At Washington. Deo Noland, colored, for
the murder of his wife near Wallareburg
Tom Sims, colored, for the murder of Nancy
and Thabtta Jutten, near 6pring Hill.
At Arkansas City, James Kltts, colored,
for the murder of Jim Johnson, colored,
November 12, 1901.
At Forest City, Cy Turner, colored, for
the murder of Robert Black, colored.
At Van Buren, Dave McWhorler, white,
for the murder of bla wife near Mulberry,
November 15, 1901.
At Center Point, Lath Hembree, white,
fr the murder of AVllilam Willis, white,. in
Polk county, Marth 2, 19(0.
Iran Molders He-Eleet Officers.
TORONTO. Ont.. July 25. At today a ses
sion ot the International Iron Moldera
President Martin Fox of Covington, Ky.;
First Vtcs President Joe Valentine of San
Francisco; Second Vice President M. J.
Keough of Troy, N. Y.. and Third Vice
President J. Frye of Worcester, Mass., were
re-elected. Philadelphia waa selected a.
th. aext place ef nieeilf .
Strong Keiolntioni Adopted at a Meeting af
Lodge ofOmahas.
Denounce Methods by Which They
Have Beea Wronsred by Leas
ing; and the Proposed Sale
of Their Lands.
PENDER, July 25. (Special.) The
Omaha Indiana are waking up In earnest to
the situation on the reservation and have
decided they will no longer be plucked, at
least without a protest. The Omabas have
always kept up a eemblance ot their tribal
organization and whenever the lntereata ot
the tribe are involved or any considerable
number thereof the lodge of the tribe is
called together to dlacusa the question and
take action. In purauance of thia custom
the following call waa issued:
Notice of a General Council of the Omaha
Tribe of Indians, to be held at Daniel Wolf
lodge, July 26, 19"2. at 1 o'clock p. m., to
take Into consideration section 7 of the act
of congress of May 27, 1SHI2, and to revise
constitution of the tribe.
By the council:
President Pro Tem.
H CHASE. Secretary.
juiy m, iwi.
In response to this call a largely attended
meeting waa held and after a thorough dis
cussion the following resolutions were
Resolution ot Omaha Tribe Indiana.
We. the people of the Omaha Tribe of In-
litna of Nebraska, have existed bv ter-
mlsslon of the Supreme Ruler of the Uni
verse ss a separate and distinct community
from a period extending beyond the records
and memory ot man. Having certain rignts
and attributes essential to our happiness,
condition snd existence: having relations
with the United States of America by
treaties wherein the public honor or a
fieat and powerful nation is pledged to us
n the security and enjoyment of our said
rights and our lands; and.
Whereaa, or mere than ten years a sys
tem has been Inaugurated In consequence
of which our said rights have been disre
garded and our weliare and property is
curtailed and our people are given up as
prey to the Insolence of rapacious and un
scrupulous speculators In league with In
dian agents, who plunder and cheat us of
our full rights and benefits of our lands,
although laws and rules are made for our
protection In thn leasing of cAir lands; and.
Whereas, At this time our people are an
noyed, oppressed and harrasaed by .the Im
portunities ot tnese speculators, wno are
tresDusslnK on our rlnlits and corrupting
eome of our people to aid them in alluring
Ignorant and helpless Indians to sell our
lands to them by unfair means and at In
adequate prices; and.
Whereas, It Is the judgment of our peo
ple aa a tribe that to sell our lands Is to
destroy our happiness, prosperity and hopea
of our people; and.
wnereas, it is ins judgment oi tne umana
tribe that the act of congress of May 27,
1902, providing for a method of selling of
what is called Indian heirship lands was
passed without due consideration of It
pernicious effects on our people and was
passed without our consent; and.
wnereas, ine umaim iriue la Rniioun 10
be Diaced In the altuatlon aa if said law
had never been passed and that the wrongs
herein complained or oe rrctinea; ana.
Tribe la Misrepresented.
Whereas. The Omaha tribe Is grossly mis
represented in the matters' herein com
plained or Dy evu men ana oaa omciais or
the government,' who make light of our
grievances In their reports, to tbe United
States government; and, .-.
Whereas.1 we-are sensible er our vveaa-
neaa.i-bttt bellerinar- tiv 'the-- iuetlce, ( our
cause, ana repoauisr wrmisi trouuueace tn
the honor, wisdom, humanity and power of
th united mates to srive lusuce in tne
premises through the integrity of tta high
We. the Omaha Tribe or Indians or Ne
braska, In general council assembled, do
hereby resolve and declare:
That all proceedings tending to the de
struction of our rights, happiness and
prosperity as herein complained or are
Jiereby disproved.
That the act of eongress of May 27. 1902.
providing for the sale of the lands of de-
ceasea inaians oi our trioe, is nrreoy tua
Droved as not binding; on our people.
That all Dcrsons ena-ased in the matters
and things herein complained of as destruc
tive of our repose, nappineas ana pros
perity be held to be disturbers of the peace
and welfare of the Omaha tribe and be
held to their Just responsibilities by course
of law.
That our tribal council be and tney are
hereby Invested with power to proceed at
its discretion, collectively or severally, to
obtain relief from the wrongs we have so
long suffered, even to the bringing of aults
or actions on behalf of tne tribe tn any
court of Justice, against any peraon or per
sona wno violate our rig n is.
Be it further resolved. That these resolu
tions be sent to the president of the United
States, to all omcers ot inoian anraira, to
statesmen and philanthropists and Indian
Rights associations.
yont at XJUiuei vvuu a iuuio, uuiy a, itu,
By the council ot the Omaha tribe:
President Pro Tem.
TT. CHASE. Secretary.
And also 1M members oi tne umana irioe
of Indiana. .
Paasensrer Train on Sierra Road
Badly Wrecked aad Five Men
Killed Outright.
LCS ANGELES. Cel.. July 25. A apeclal
from Tucson, Ariz., aaya: Five peraona
were killed and a number Injured In a dis
astrous Trreck ycaterday pear Llano,
town seventy miles south of Nogalea, on
the Sierra railroad. The northbound In
ternatlonal train waa derailed and tha en
glue, baggage car, two coaches and a Pull
man sleeper toppled over an embankment
The baggage car and one paaaenger coach
were smashed to kindling wood, but the
first-class coachea and tha Pullman ea
caped with little Injury.
The killed and aerloualy Injured were all
In the second-class coach.
A brakeman and an engineer who were
deadheading and three Mexican employee
were killed outright. Three passengers
were seriously Injured. Many others re
celved slight Injuries and bruises. The en
glneer and fireman escaped Injury. Ths
engine waa buried up to the top of the
wheels In sand.
Contempt of Court Proceedings
Aajnlnst Secretary Wilson Aro
to Be Dropped.
INDIANAPOLIS, ind.. July 25. W. B
wuson. aecretary and treasurer of ths
United Mine Workers, today received
communication from hla attorney at Park
eraburg. W. Va.. aaylng that the warren
for bla arrest on a charge of violating a
Injunction, Issued by Judge Jackson, had
been rescinded.
Wilson believes that the charge against
him wss dropped because of tear of further
exciting the miners.
Planters of the Larger West India
Island Are Greatly IHs
aatladed. KINGSTON. Jamaica. July 25. All the
planters of the larger West Indian Island
ara t&ikisg ef annexation to' the United
Statea owing to their dissatisfaction over
the small amount of money contributed by
tbe imperial government to help tbe augar
Industry. The newspapers reject the Idea
but the annexation feeling Is evidently
arewiag among ICS plasters.
Forecast for Nebraska Generally
with Possible Scattered Showers.
Temperature at Omaha Yesterdayi
Hour. Deg. ' Hour. Deg.
Ba. m ta l p. m...... hi
fl n. m Tl - 'J p. m Ml
7 a. m ...... T.I a p. tn ...... Mi
H a. m ...... T6 dp. m mm
O m KO Bp. m...... K
10 a. tn SI M p. m. . . . . . Mil
It i. n M4 T p. m HI
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9 p. m ..... . 7
Contempt of Court Caaes Dismissed
During; Good Behavior ot
the Accused.
PARKERSBURO. W. Va.. July 25. Dis
trict Attorney Blizzard, in the United
State court today, stated that there were
eleven cases pending of alleged violators
of the court's Injunction, but that If they
ould refrain from further violations he
would consent to their release on their own
The court agreed to thla and they were
released pending their good behavior. John
Oehr, who Is charged with making a
vtcloua verbal attack on Judge Jackaon, la
now on trial. "Mother" Jonea aaya ahe
will not atop her work among West Vir
ginia miners, but will try to observe the
John 1 Gehr of Colorado, an organizer
of the United Mine Workers of America,
late thla afternoon pleaded guilty to con
tempt of court, after hla case had been
pending all day and many witnesses had
testified to hla speeches of contempt.
Sentence waa deferred until tomorrow.
Gehr la the only person here now charged
Ith contempt, the eleven other cases.
which were pending against alleged vio
lators of the court's Injunction, being re
leased on their own recognizance.
The warrant for the arrest of W. B. Wil
son, secretary and treasurer of the United
Mine Workers, waa rescinded today.
Leading; laterest la Road Outlines
Plan for Adjustment of Com
pany's Securities.
NEW YORK, July 25. A leading Interest
In the Chicago, Rock Island ft Pacific rail
road today outlined the plan, for the re
adjustment of the company's securities.
The organization will be along the line
of that Introduced by the Chicago at Alton
road. It will be on a baala of ten 11.000
per cent bonds for each 100 aharea of ex
Istlng Rock Island stock., 75 to 77 per cent
of new preferred stocks and probably 100
per cent of new common stock.
It ia alao atated that Rock Island will
take over or leaae another large railroad
ay.tem and It Is alao proposed to build a
direct road from St. Loula to Joliet, 111.
The entire matter is now In the hand, of
the Rock . Island', legal advisers and a
formal statement will probably be made
next Tueaday or Wednesday. The exact
date ot next week's directors' meeting de
pends upon when a quorum of the board
can be gathered In tha city. .;a'; .
The plan now under consideration by tha
Rock Island jnvplvea tha organization ot a
aeourttlea iomfiany. ; r.
Chleagro Ganar la Broken Up by Spe
clal Aareats of Paaaenger
CHICAGO, July 25. A band ot alleged
forgers of railroad tickets whose opera
tlona, it Is charged, have extended from
coast to coast, waa broken up- today by
special agenta ot the local passenger bu
reau and tbe central police.
Charlea J. Allardt, owner ot the National
Ticket offlce, Alex Freeman, James Dona
hue, Ed Farnum, alias W. T. Davidson,
and Maggie Davis, alias Agnes Davidson,
were arreated. All were charged with for
In the raid the police secured nearly
$4,000 worth of railroad tickets, die. of
every character, acids and stamps, Indi
cating that the operation, of the band had
been extensive and remunerative. Secre
tary Harry B. Bronaon of tbe paaaenger
bureau aald it waa Impossible to estimate
the loaa to the railroads through the work
of the gang, but he thought It would run
Into the thousands of dollar.
Moacy Continues to Pour In for Bene
fit of the Striking Anthra
cite Mlaers.
INDIANAPOLIS, July 25. Contribution.
to the strike fund continue to come In to
the headquarters of the United Mine Work
er. Today a check tor $1,025 waa received
for the atrlke fund from Fontanet, a little
mining aettelement near Terre Haute. A
Chicago man who desired hi name to be
withheld aent a check today for $1,000,
Many donation ot this nature are being
received. A check of $8,000 wa received
from the Indiana bituminous miner. The
check from th bltumlnou organization
amounts to nearly $1.25 for each member.
Paasenarer Train Crashes Into Bex
Car, Killing Flremaa Barns
and a Trump.
ST. PAUL, July 25. A northbound pa-
aenger train from Chicago on the Chicago,
Milwaukee 4 St. Paul rosd ran into a box
car atandlng on ths main track at Etter,
eight mllea below Hastings, tonight. The
engine waa derailed and Fireman Burns
who lives at Red Wing, waa killed. An un
identified tramp was alao killed.
Walls and
Gateway Discovered
Selllm of Vleaaa
VIENNA, July 25. The Neues Wiener
Tagblatt aaya that Dr. Selllm, a professor
at tbe Vienna university, who ia explorln
Palestine In behalf of ths Imperial Academy
of Sciences, has discovered the walla and
gateway of the ancient temple of Solomon
In the neighborhood of Janohah. in Samaria.
Movements of Ocean Vesela July it-V
At Hamburg Arrived: Moltlee from New
York via Plymouth and Cherbourg.
At Oueensiown Arrived: Camnanla. from
New York, for IJveroool. snd proceed-?-!;
I'tonla from Boston.
At New York Arrived: Lucent, front
T-lverponl snd Oueenstown: Calnhrla. f'o-n
Nan'es: Colunabli. from Htmburg. Bnl'ec
Rovlc foe Liverpool.
A Bcllly P-sm1: Msnltnu from New
York for lyndon
At Prawle Pol"t Psssel: Potsdam, from
Rotterdam, for New York
rti-fhd Ps : rinnlt, from
aiaw Voik. for Onaanstowa and UtMoooi
Knocks Ont Fits When Latter Apparently
Hai Fight Won.
Oornishman Has Him All but Ont and
Then Drops Hit Guard.
" m
In Eeply to Word from Fitziimmoni Ea
Lands Two Terrifio Blows,
With Blood Streaming; Down His
Face aad with Championship
Fleetlns; Jeffries Lands
Successful Blow.
After fighting a battle ot eight rounds that
waa fraught with brilliant and courageoua
work, Robert Fltzstmmona tonight for
feited bis last claim upon the heavyweight
championship. He wss knocked to th
floor by Jamea Jeffries and counted out
after he bad so badly punished the cham
pion that it waa a foregone conclusion
among the spectators that the Cornlshman
muat win. Bleeding from a number ot
gashe. in the face, apparently weakening
and clearly unable to cope with Fltzalin
mona superior skill, Jeffrie delivered two
lucky punchea as Fltzslmmona paused tn
hi fighting to speak to blm and turned
the tide. The battle waa brief but note
worthy and will llvn in pugilistic history.
Fltzslmmons tried once to rise from the
mat, but eank down again In hslplraanesa
and heard himself counted out, where but
a moment before he bad apparently all
the better of 11.
"I will never fight again," said the bat
tle-scarred veteran of the ring when he
had sufficiently recovered to talk. "The
fight waa won fairly and to the best man
belonga the laurel."
You are the most dangerous man
alive," aald Jeffries In return, "and I con
sider myself lucky to have won when I
Fltzslmmons had been fighting at a fu
rious gait, cool and de-liberate, and chop
ping the champion to plecea with the ter
rific rlghta and lefta thaj. have made him
Jeffries All but Lost.
It waa the draught horse and the racer
from the tap of the gong. When the men
came together Fltzslmmons appeared
rather worried, hut on the opening of the
first round he assumed an-air ot absolute
confidence and' fought with the deliberation
of the general that be la. As early as tbe
second round Fltzslmmona hsd Jeffries
bleeding profusely from mouth and nose.
Again and again he landed oa hla bulky
opponent, getting away In auch a clever
manner that It brought down tha great
bouse with cheers. It seemed, indeed, that'.'
Jeffrlea could .scarcely weather 'out th?
gale. Then the eighth round came. lad.,
under a aerlea of hot exchangee Fitzalm- "
tnona paused "With his guard down and
apoka to tbe champion. Th latter, reply
consisted of the two terrifio blow, that
brought back to him the fleeting champion
ship and forever removed the veteran
Fltzslmmona from the fistic arena. Fltz
slmmons took hla defeat with amazing good
cheer. He walked to tbe center ot tbe
ring and, raising hla hand, addressed the
multitude, aaylng:
The best man has won. Had I beaten
Jeffries toi.lght I should have conceded
him the championship and forever retired
from the ring. I retire Just thesame now,
but without having accomplished my am
bition. I am satisfied.
Statement of Jeffries.
After the fight Champion Jeffrlea wa
teen in hi dressing room. He wa jubilant
over his aucoeas, deaplt the terrifio scar
of battle. He said to tbe Aasoclatad Press t
Well, I have won. Juat aa I expeoted to.
It waa a fierce Mailt, the fiercest I ever
had, but I won. Yea, I not a aood beating -as
far as the marks of battle count but
then I rather expected that. I knew Fits-
slmmons had a cutting punch and would
land It at aome time of the fla-ht. But the
few marks and the loss of a little blood -wont
hurt a man. I took them and oniv
waited for the onoortunltv tn land my
Jiunch. I found out Kltxsimmona could not
ar me, even with his famous right. He
rue me up, or course, out tnat old not
hurt. I never was tired at anv stsge and
was stronger than Fltzslmmons at ail
stages. You saw that he wore heavy
bandages and it was these that nut me up.
I wore no bandages. Fltzslmmona cer
tainly It. a wonder. He is the greatest
fighter of hla weight that ever lived. Aa
old as he la, he Is the shiftiest and the
cleverest and the hardest hitting man I
ever met. I want to aive him credit, ns I
know all - who saw It will, for the great
fight he put up. I have no plana for the
Immediate future, as I have not thought of
anything but thla riant for some time and
will not do anythln for a lone oerlod. I
I will take a rest after ths lone siege of
hard training. I think that Fltzslmmona
can defeat any' other man than .myself.
What Fltssimmons Buys.
Cheerful In the face of defeat and full ot
praise for his vanquisher, and writhing In
agony on his couch, surrounded by a score
of friends offering their consolations, Flts
simmons, between short sentence. Inter
spersed with groana, announced that he
had fought his last battle.
He said:
I fought ths best I could and the best
man won. He la a arrest fla-nter ani tied
I been awarded the decision tonight - I
would have turned around and eiven him
the championship, for ha is th only man
In the world capable of defending It. 'The
blows that put me out were a left short
arm Jult under the ribs and a right to the
,1w. Aft?r reeelvlna: the terrific body
bl w I knew I waa gone and told Jeffries
to keep away, but he was anxious to finish
me and sent a right awlna to my Jaw. I
fought in the way I did because both my
hand were gone when I entered the ring.
I Injured them on Wednesday hnxlng with
Hank Oriffln. My rlaht hand In nnrtlciilar
was almoat useless. I sm ennfldent, now
even more so than ever, that in mv first
battle with Jeffries I was Ann. Hla show,
ing tonight proved to me conclusively that
my defeat at his bands In our previous
battle waa unwarranted.
Asked why he did all tbe leading. Flti- .
Simmons Indignantly denied the allegation
and aald that Jeffrlea did a great deal of
the work, especially In tbe clinches and
at close range. "He la aa strong aa an ox
and his blow hurt ma considerably, espe
cially his terrific left to the body," said
Asked In regard to hi. plans for th fu
ture. Bob facetiously remarked: "I gtn
going back to Densonhurst and attend to
tbe development of the youth of America
and try to make them like ma a vlguroua
old man, past bis fortieth year and a. bale
and aa hearty aa a man well within bl.
At this juncture Dr. I. C. Cox, who h4
been summoned to attend lb fighter, com
menced an examination of the defeated
pugilist. After a careful examination tbe
doctor announced that Fltzslmmons' ribs
were not broken, but that his ''ft r'df
waa badly bruld, lb muaolta lna tf