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EhTAHLIbllEn Jl'XE 10, 1871.
OMAHA, SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 11, 1 DOS-TWELVE PAGES.
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STRIKE MUST CO ON
Hew York Conference Endi in Seemliglf
BARONS CHARGE ODELL WITH POLITICS
Governor Bepliei whh Watmtk that He Act
Solely ai ?(?'' EepreieiUtife.
STOUTLY REFUSE TO RECOGNIZE UNION
Slight Increaw Uieleie.y Suggested as Cei
ceiiion te Enable Beiumpticn.
COAL OWNERS ASK UW ON BODY OF MEN
Claim Miners Form Illegal Combine
Within Mtiilng of thtrnii Antl
Trast Art, Already Invoked
NEW YORK, Oct. 10. After two daye of
conference between the operators, the gov
ernor and the senior senator of New York
sod two senators from Pennsylvania, the
miners' strike Is apparently as far from a
settlement as ever.
Governor Odell laid before the operators
today the proposition that If they would
concede an advance of 6 cents per ton In
the price of mining coal be would promise
that the miners would go to work, but on
being told the concession would carry with
It recognition of the miners' union, the
operators promptly refused the proposal
and took their leave.
Mr. Mitchell took no part In any of the
conferences, being in New .York. It Is said,
that he might be In reach, should the ne
gotiations reach a stage where decision for
the miners was required.
Governor Odell at a lato hour was asked
whether he bad determined on any further
"I have not received any official notice
of the rejection of our proposition," he
"Has It been suggested that you call an
extra session of the legislature?" was
"I have, not thought of it, as yet, as I
aid, I am watting for an answer from the
The governor said tonight that he would
go to Newburgh tomorrow to register and
return here on Monday morning. Then he
aald he would again take up the matter ac
tively it no decision was arrived at by the
miners and operators.
At ,12:8n n'elnrk Chairman Thomas cf tha
Erie and President Baer of tha Reading
railroad reached Bei.ator Flatt'a office and
went Into conference.
The conference In Senator Piatt's office
came to an end Just after 1 o'clock. Gov
ernor Odell was the first to come out and
In reply to questions said:
"There la not a word to be said."
Senator Piatt said later:
"Everything baa been put over until
Chairman Thomas of the Erie board, when
een after the meeting, handed to the Aero
elated Press the following statement: "It
was Impracticable td -reaen ny conclustuo
of the strike sltnatloa on the basis sug
gested this morning.''
Chairman Thomas of the Erie-road aald
after tha conference that no conclusion
had bean reached.
President Baer of the Reading railroad
rame over from Philadelphia during the
forenoon and shortly after his arrival here
went to J. P. Morgan'a office. Later Chair
man Thomas of the Erie railroad also
called and the three remained In close
consultation for some time. At 1J: SO
Mr. Baer and Mr. Thomas left the Morgan
offices and went around to Senator Piatt's
office, where Senator Piatt and his con
ferees were In session. They were ushered
quickly into the room.
Operators Anger Odell.
The conference wss begun by a state
ment made by Senator Fenrose that the
situation was becoming so serious that
some solution must be found at once. He
auggested that the operatora should Incline
to some concessions toward a settlement.
"If you msan by that," aald President
Baer, "that we are to recognlxe the exist
ence of a labor union. I tell you rlfht now
that th. operators will consider no such
Governor Odell was on his feet In an In
elant. Holding a half-burnt cigar In hta
hand and white with excitement, he aald:
"Are we to understand that no kind of
a conciliatory proposition will receive con
sideration at the handa of the operatora?"
"I did not say that," answered Mr. Baer,
"but I do say, and I reiterate It, that we
will not accept political advice or allow
the Interference of politicians In this, our
"What do you mean by politicians?" de
manded the governor warmly. "I want you
and all the other operatora to understand
that I am ths governor of New York, the
chosen representative of 7,000,000 people,
and that I am here In thla matter aolely In
that capacity and to relieve It possible
an Intolerable situation. And, what Is
more, I Intend to use every power at my
command to do It."
President Baer, evidently appreciating
that he had gone too tar, bowed to Gov
"Governor." he began. "I beg your par
don. No personal affront was intended and
we will listen to any suggestions you may
have to make; but again I repeat that we
must refi-se to recognise the union as rep
lesonted by Mr. Mitchell."
"I bellev ," ssld the governor, "that
your poslticn from a public view Is abso
lutely untenable. If coal operators, rail
road men and other business men ran com
bine for mutual profit and protection, there
la no reason why laboring men should not."
"What is the proposition?" asked Mr.
"Just this," said Governor Odell. "I am
aura that the labor organisation of which
Mr. Mitchell is head desires him to bs fair
with the general public. If the operators
will consent to give the men i cents a ton
lncreaae I will persocally present It to the
miners, and I believe they will accept It.
It la a fair proposition."
Operators Leave la Harry.
"Does that mean that we are to recog
nize the miners' union?" Mr. , Baer de
manded. "It certainly does." answered Goveraor
Odell quickly, "and there Is no reason why
you should, not."
Mr. Baer and Mr. Thomas rose at this,
Mr. Tbomaa remarking that tha matter
would be presented to the other operatora
and that an early answer would he forth
vomlng. Mr. Baer aald: "We are to meet a com
mittee of the Maaufarturera' association on
Tuesday and we may have an answer then."
Tha conference broke up, Mr. Baer and
(Continued' a Second Page.)
GOVERNMENT TERMS LIBERAL
Admiral (asry Plaslng the Part of
I'rnrrmikir oa lathmaa of
PANAMA. Colombia. Thvray, Oct. 8.
A conference between the -'eminent rep
resentatives and Resr ,. 7asey took
place yesterday. The adnVy ''quently
said the objert of the conf. to
a-e If the government and the , v""w
Ists cculd come to some agreemet.
i.rrangc the basis for some agreement,
could not sny much on the subject, for .
had only one side of the quistion. He con
sidered, however, that the terms offered
In President Maroqulo's amnesty decree
Regarding his refusal to allow the Col
ombian government to transport troops on
the lailroad the admiral said the United
Slates had taken this action in order to
maintain free transit.
He knew General Herrera would not dare
to Interfere with trains flying the American
flag, but he thought that If the government
were aliened to transport troops or wsr
material alcng the line it would be pro
voking to trip revolutionists and might
cause an Interruption of traffic.
It Is reported that the liberals to the
number of SnO to 1,000 men have a camp
back of the Empire station and It Is claimed
In behalf of Admiral Casey that if the gov
ernment reinforcements are very desirous
of reaching Panama they can reach here
from Colon. It is not known how long
fercrs csn prevent the government from
using the trains to transport troops, but It
Is admitted that Admiral Casey will not al
low General Herrera to bombard Panama,
and It Is asserted that if the revolutionary
gunbeat radii) a comes within a limit as
signed by the American admiral the latter
will sink it.
On the other hand, he will not permit the
government gunboats to provoke Padilla
Into venturing wltbln the limit referred to.
His only Idea In conferring with the au
thorities here was to end the strife, which
he considered unpatriotic, for It not Only
ruins the country, but delays the steps be
ing taken looking to the completion of the
canal. He did not see from the arguments
he had heard that there was much differ
ence In the principles upheld by either of
the Colombian parties, except in matters
relative to the church.
Admiral Casey Is studying the terms
which the government offered and In a day
or two will send a communication to Gen
eral Herrera, the revolutionary commander,
expressing his views cn the situation end
will propose that the general bold a confer
ence with General Salazar, the government
Admiral Casey received last Saturday
General Herrera's answer to Commander
McLean's communication, notifying the gen
eral that l lie United Slates had assumed
control of the railroad line, but he would
not divulge the contents of the letter, a copy
of which he sent to Washington. Accord
ing to report General Herrera's note Is
couched In very strong and offensive lan
guage. GERMANY SEEKS COLONIES
Proposal Made for Co-operation with
. .BERU2C Octr 10- The German Colonial
association, held Ita first aesslon today.
Foreign Beoretary Vda Rlchthoten wel
comed the delegate In the nam of Em
peror William and Chancellor Von Buelow.
He emphasized tha necessity for greater
attention being paid to the colonies, de
claring that the eyes of all Germany abould
be turned beyond Europe toward "that
great stage where the clatma of different
nations to the economic supremacy of the
world are being decided."
Prof. Adolf Wagner argued that Germany
was better able than Great Britain, France
or the United Stated to build a great navy,
because her national debt was small and
Herr Max Schickel, of the Nord Deutscher
Bank of Hamburg, said new colonies could
no longer be obtained peaceably and advo
cated the co-operation of Germany with
the United State and Great Britain In
securing over sea trade.
Prof. Braid), holding the English chair
in the Berlin university, proposed thst the
government appropriate at least $125,000
yearly for German achools abroad. He
pointed out that the Italian government
glvea over 1200,000 yearly and France $160,
000 for similar purposes.
KRUGER TALKS IN CHURCH
ays War Ceased to Save Boer Race
aad Commeada Generals'
UTRECHT, Holland, Oct. 10. The Boer
generals arrived here today to greet Mr.
Krugor on the occasion of his 77th birth
day. The whole party attended divine eervlce,
where Mr. Kruger, entered the pulpit and
expressed his great appreciation of thrf
' generals' service and begged the public to
: assist In relieving the distress among the
I Mr. Kruger said the generals had only
I ceased hostilities In order to prevent the
1 extinction of their race and that their as-
sumption of the role of beggara showed
their desire to save their people.
Turning to the generate he said: "Con
tinue your labor with all humility and
perform your duty as suppliants."
Psstor Jonker said although the Boer
national hymn could not be heard at pres
ent, Ood one day would permit the Boers
to sing. "We are a free people."
Students of the university presented the
generala with a purse containing $400.
POPE PRAISES WASHINGTON
Bays American Government Is Host
Geaeroaa Homan riiarch Ever
ROME, Oct. 10. On learning of th ap
proaching arrival here of Archbishop
Chapelle, the apostolic delegate to Cuba
and Porto Rico, the pope asked tor a full
report on reltgioua affairs In Cuba, which he
On reading the agreements arrived at with
General Wood, as military governor of Cuba,
the pontiff exclaimed, '.'Waahlngton la the
most loyal and generous government the
church ever had to do with."
Iowa la ta Dry Dark.
BUENOS AYRES. Oct. 10. Tho United
State battleship Iowa, which waa reported
aground about a month ago near Cape
Nossa Senhore de Desterro, bss gone Into
drydock tor repairs at Bahala Blauca, Ar
gentina. Esilliaaia Waal State Mlaee.
LONDON. Oct. 10 The miners' federa
tion, In conference at Bouthpert today
adopted a resolution urging the nationali
tattoo of lands, mines, mineral aad rail-
GRAND ARMY ENDS MEETING
Many Buggeetiorn Are Made ta Oenrjefi for
Heeded Legal Alteratioii.
UNION VETERANS FIGHT, SPLIT ENSUES
Adoption of Easier Membership (tale
aad Strictures Passed by Commit
tee ea Commander Lead to
WASHINGTON. Oct. 10. The encamp
ment of the Grand Army of the Republic
for 1902 came to a close today, although a
few social gatherings may assemble tomor
row. San Francisco wsj chosen as the next
place of meeting and the election of officers
begun yesterday was completed.
The kindred bodies to the parent organ
ization also brought) their several conven
tionn to a close, tho Sons of Veterans,
Woman's Relief corps and other bodies
choosing officers for the ensuing year.
The Union Veterans' association bad a
lively day and the final result was a split
In the organization.
The first row was over a question of
eleglblllty to membership. A resolution
was adopted that let down the bars tco
much to suit some of the state delegations
with a large membership In the order. This
caused 111 feeling.
Later the frlctron In the union developed
rapidly in consequence of the adoption by
a committee which had been investigating
the character and conduct cf Commander-in-Chief
Dyrenforth of a report recommend
ing his suspension.
General Dyrenforth was ort Biding over
the convention when the committee en
deavored to report. He refuged to sur
rendei his office. Turbulent scenes fol
lowed until finally a large element of the
organization withdrew, those remaining re
electing General Dyrenforth and the se
ceders taking steps to form a new unloa.
Will Meet In San Francisco.
The Grand Army of the Re
public today decided by a largo
vote to hold Its encampment In lfl'ia
at San Francisco, Cal. Practically the only
competitor was Atlantic City, but a few
votes were cast for Saratoga. The chances
of the last mentioned place wore destroyed
by the decision of the New York delega
tion to support San Francisco, and when
the solid vote of that delegation was cast
tdday for the Pacific coast city it was
recognized that Atlantic City's, prospects
also were very slim.
General Shaffer made the speech nomi
nating San Francisco, while Department
Commander Hall of New Jersey named At
lantic City. The vole was: Dan Fran
cisco, 703; Atlantic City, 178. The selec
tion of San Francisco was then made unan
, Before the place of meeting was chosen
the list of national officers waa completed.
A. W. Atchison of Texas was chosen sur
geon general and Rev. D. B. Shuey of Kan
During the day the committee on legisla
tion presented Its report. Tho report waa
devoted especially to the committee's ef
forts to secure a modification of the civil
service law In the Interest of veterans,
which, ii,Vattecr; cougier hiiiai(i to
conocde.' Tha ooinftttttee flnde that tbepresi
ldent Is In hearty sympathy with the effort
to secure a broader recognition of the
claims of the soldiers and "In marked con
trast to the attitude of congresu."
Make Saggratloa to Congress.
The recommendations were an follow:
First That the committee on legislation
for veterans in the public service ba con
tinued; that a similar committee to this be
appointed by the incoming commander-in-chief,
with Inatructlona to urge upon the
luw makers of the nation at the comtsiK
session of congress the enactment of H. R.
141"5, as Introduced, or some similar legis
lation. Second That In the event of a failure to
secure a vote on the subject matter and
the adjournment of the Fifty-seventh con
gress occur-without legislation: that tho
commander-in-chief and said committee are
fully authorized, directed and charged to
appeal to the president of the I'nited States
In the name of the Grand Army of the Re
public for Justice, and respectfully request
and urge that he wl.l exercise the power
conferred upon him by section 1753. Revised
Statutes, to the end that by executive or
der, or otherwise, he will make effective
throughout ho civil service In a practical
way, as applied to tho national government,
the feeommendatory provimonH of section
1755, Revised Btatutes. und also that tho
requirements of all other laws affecting the
rights of honorably discharged soldiers and
scllors In matter, of appointment, employ
ment and retention In the public service
shall be carried out and observed.
Wish Pension Ksumlner Reinstated.
A resolution was adopted by the encamp
ment endorsing the report of the Persons
committee, as was also resolution request
ing the commissioner cf pensions to re
Instate Pension Exsmlner Charles Ham
back, who was dismissed by Commissioner
The movements for the erection at St.
Louis cf a monument to the memory of
General Franz Slgel, and for a memorial
bridge across the Potomac at Washington
were endorsed, aa was the .proposition to
erect at St. Louis a building to be used by
all fraternities in connection with the ex
poeltlcn in that city.
The question of admitting the Sons of
Veterans to the meeting of Grand Army
posts waa discussed at some length and
referred to a commttte of five to be ap
pointed by the commander-in-chief.
Considerable time was devoted to a propo
sition to eliminate from the regulations of
the order the provision against admission
of auxllliary bodies of those who have borne
arms against the union. The suggestion was
mado by tha southern delegates, who ad
vocated the organization of a eltlzars corps
In connection with the Grand Army. No ac
tion was tskeu.
There was alao aome ineffectual discussion
of a resolution condemning the movement
to change the army service uniform from
blue to gray and of suggestion made by
Pension Agent Huddekoper of Philadelphia
to change the system for tha payment of
pensions from quarterly to moathly.
A resolution submitted by Past Commander-in-chief
Burdett was also adopted, en
dorsing the position taken by Commander-
in-Chief Torrance In his recent address
calling for assistance from members for the
Home for the Confederate Soldiers at Moun
tain Creek, Ala., and urging generally th
adoption of an attitude of brotherly kind
ness toward their foes of the late war.
Since bis arrival In Washington, General
Torrance has aecured many assurances of
appreciation of the spirit of that address
from his comrade. There have also corns
to him a number of letters and telegrams
from points In the south, expressing ap
preciation. In soma Instances these com
munications advise him of the action of
posts of ei-confederate veterans endorsing
Commend Brotherly Love.
Among other letter received is one from
Major J. M. Falkner of Montgomery, Ala.,
v. ho It Interested In the Mountain Creek
(Continued on Fourth Page.)
RUMOR SHAWJS JO RLTiRE
Believed to Fmaante frtjn Wall Street
and To He Without Foan
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON, Oct. 10. (Special Tele
gram.) Again is the rumor In circulation
that Immediately after election Secretary
Shaw will tender his resignation and retire
from the treasury portfolio cn account of
alleged political differences with the presi
dent. Friends of the secretary had hoped
that the recent emphatic denial made by
Secretary Shaw to thla rumor would put
a stop to any repetition of the story, but
gossip is persistent that Secretary Shaw
has broken with his chief and he wants to
get out. And yet there are no tangible
grounds, so far as the meet careful Inquiry
can disclose, for supposing that Secretary
Shaw contemplatea quitting the cabinet.
The secretary Is In Pottsvllle, Pa., tonight
and will speak In Philadelphia tomorrow ,
night, to that it has been Impossible to
ascertain Just what, la back of the rumor
again In circulation' that he . will pull out
of the cabinet. It Is believed, however,
that the gossip going on about Shaw
emanates from Wall street .and la designed
to Influence the stock market
The Nebraska headquartera at the Na
tional hotel were closed today and already
many of" the Grand Army of the Republic
men who came to attend the thirty-sixth
annual encampment of that organisation In
the nation's capital have turned their face
homeward. Some of the Nebratkans have
arranged for a visit to the New England
states, others will go to Pennsylvania and
New York before reaching their homes,
while still others have made arrangements
to stop In middle western states enroute.
According to Commander Steele, Nebraska
deserves great honor for the showing made
In Washington and says that the selection
of San Francisco for the next meeting
place will be good new to thousands of
old veterans of the Antelope state who
desire an opportunity of seeing the Pa
cific coast. Many of these who came on
the official train will leave tomorrow tor
the west, some of tho leaders '.n the Grand
Army of the Republic from Nebraska going
directly Into the campaign. '
Milton C. Hull of Edgar. Neb., son of M.
J. Hull of the auditor's office for the War
department, has accepted a position with
the Queen & Crescent road and leaves for
Monroe, La., In a few days.
James Richardson, Jr. and wife, who
have been north on thir woddlng trip, are
In Waahlngton for a few days.
Bids wcte opened at tho office of the
supervising architect of the treasury tor
painting and decorating the public building
at Omaha. Under the specification propos
als were Invited tor the entire work and
separate bids for 'decorating two court
room. The bidders wcri: W. H. N!rt
Co., Chicago, decorating-, building $6,945,
decorating two court rooms $573; W. H.
Hackett. Chicago, $3,790, $1,000; John L.
Nelson Bros V company, Chicago, $4,700 and
$350; Henry Lehmann Sons, Omaha, $5.-
600 and $650; William H. Dennis. Stanberry,
Mo.. $3,525 and $576; William O. Andrews,
Clinton, Iowa, $6,350 and $650.
The comptroller of the currency has
approved the Western National fcank of
New York as reserve kagent for fhe First
National bank of HAt tig's,. , Neb-j; end the
National Bank of Amivtia. of ;C5lJ.cgo.foT
tB First "Natloriir bank'of Btoax City, la.
The tpostofflce at Wyatt, - Aurora county,
South Dakota, has been discontinued.
The postmaster at Waterloo, la., will be
allowed one additional letter carrier on
MC0DY FIGHTS STATE CONTROL
Has Seen Too Moeh (Government Own
ership to Want Mlnea Operated
MADISON. Wis., Oct. 10. Secretary of
the Navy Moody, addressing a great repub
lican concourse here this evening, declared
that the duty of 67 cents a ton on anthra
cite coal "was smuggled Into the tariff act
in a sneaking and cowardly manner," and
ought to be repealed at the short session
"The people," he added, "appealed In vain
to the coal operators to co-operate with the
miners in efforts to bring about an end of
I the strike. Now when they appeal to con
I gress not to take off this duty their appeals
j will be likewise rejected. Let them have
their pound of flesh, but they must take It
! without one ounce of blood."
He said the president could not consti
tutionally send troops into the coal regions
without a. call from the Pennsylvania au
thorities, not could he seize the anthra-
, cite lands by the exercise of eminent do
main. "And if he could," added Mr. Moody,
"I thould for one resist the latter action
to the utmost, for I have seen tar too much
of the extravagance of government owner
ship to want more of it. Its printing costs
I the government twice or thrtce what pri-
I vate conccrna would get It for, and the 17.-
000 men In the navy yards get 70 per cent
more per hour than thOBe In (he Cramp
yards, this being due to numerous holidays,
short hours, etc."
LIMIT MERGER ADVANTAGES
Court Holds that Consolidated Rail
roads Do Not Lose Their
KANSAS CITY. Oct. 10. An opinion was
given in the United States circuit court
here today In which It Is held that a rail
road Incorporated In one state and after
ward merged or consolidated with railroads
Incorporated In other state retains It
original identity. For jurisdictional pur
poses Its citizenship adheres In the state
which granted the original charter.
Under this ruling a rase removed by the
railroad company from the state court to
the federal on tbe ground of diverse citi
zenship may be remanded to the state court
on the plea of jurisdiction.
The 'opinion waa given by Amos M.
Thayer, circuit Judge; Elmer B. Adams,
district judge, and John F. Philips, dis
The decision arose out of a ault against
the Wabash railroad by a live stock firm
who lost some hog as the result of a
wreck near Carrollton, Mo. Tbe railroad
company removed the case to tbe federal
court and the plaintiff's attorney entered
a plea questioning tbe Jurisdiction.
START BRIBERY PROSECUTION
Edward Butler Will Ba Pat oa Trial
at Calambla oa Mon
day. 8T. LOUIS. Oct. 10. Circuit Attorney
Folk and his asslstanta will depart tomor
row for Columbia, Mo., where they will
prosecute th charge of attempted bribery
agalnat F-dward Butler ot 8t. Loula.
The tr'al begins Monday. About thirty
flv witnesses will go from here to testify
tor etat and dfenee
TRAIN HOLDUP AT LINCOLN
8t, Leuii-Fortland Special Stepped in
lubuib ef Capital City.
SAFE BLOWN UP AND CONTENTS LOOTED
Railroad Officials I aable to Say at
Thla Hoar How Mnrh the Bob
bers Secured Pasaeagor
LINCOLN, Oct. 11. (Special Telegram.)
Train No. 41, westbound, waa held up
about t o'clock this morning at West Lin
coln and the safe In the express car robbed
of all Its contents. The railroad officials
are not able to etite at this hour the amount
of the booty obtained, only that the aafe
was blown to pieces and whatever It con
tained waa taken away by the robbera.
There were three men in the party of
robber who were seen by the trainmen,
but it Is euppoaed there was a fourth man
who met them. with a buggy or horses and
assisted them in making their escape.
The train was stopped near West Lincoln.
The crew were compelled to uncouple the
baggage and express cars from the re
mainder of the train and these were run
down the track for about three miles, when
the engine was stopped and the work of
dynamiting tho safe was speedily accom
plished. The robbera then left and the en
gine and care were run back to the re
mainder of the train.
There was no attempt on the part of the
robbera to modest any of the passengers
and nothing was taken except from the ex
Neither the train crew nor the express
messenger were lrjtired, though they were
threatened with being shot If they offered
auy resistance or failed to comply with the
order of tho robbera.
Tbe officials of the company at Lincoln
were not'fied and at once set on foot plans
to capture the robbers. Possees were
speedily organized and the country is being
scoured, but up to this hour no trace of the
rnhhrrs had been obtained. The country
is thickly settled and It Is not thought pos
sible they can escape, with the network
which ia being thrown around every avenue
which It is thought they might attempt to
avail themselves of.
The men were maaked and In addition
kept themselvee a much In the dark aa
possible and, for thla reason only meager
descriptions of t$e three are available, and
aa"tTthoouTt theVaiavonIy sT evlpTJosltlcm
that there were that many, though It la a
Train No. 41 Is the through train from
St. Louis to Portland and also carries the
Black Hills traffic. No. 13, which passes the
through Omaha at 11 o'clock connecta with It
STREET CAR STRIKE GOES ON
New Orleans Mayor Trie Fruitlessly
to KfTect Settlement of Long
NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 10. The crisis In
the atreet car strike will come tomorrow.
Governor Heard and Mayor Capdevielle
ought to effect a settlement today. The
proposition waa voted on by the strikers
i union tonight and It was rejectee; oy an
I Tonight Governor Heard issued a procla
mation against unlawful assemblies on tne
streets and warning the people to preserve
A conference was in progress at midnight
looking to the disposition of the military
force In anticipation of an attempt to run
Mall cars sent out on the lines this morn
ing were not molested. So far today there
has been' no attempt made to operate pas
senger cars. After a conference between
Governor Heard. Attorney General Gyson
and Mayor Capdevllle, messengers were
sent summoning the leaders of the strik
ers to the hall and it Is understood that
the governor will issue a proclamation to
the people today setting forth his hopes
for a peaceable adjustment of the differ
ences between tbe contending force.
STEWART NAMES COUNCIL
O. A. R. Administrative Body Includes
One Member from Each
WASHINGTON, Oct. 10. Commander-in-Chief
Stewart of the Orand Army of the Re
public has announced tbe personnel cf the
new council of administration.
It Is made up of one member from each
department and Includes: Arizona, George
Broughton; Arkansas, Charles N. Rlx; Cali
fornia and Nevada, William R. Shatter;
Idaho, J. F. Luller; Indiana, William H.
Armstrong; Illinois, William M. Scott; In
dian Territory, Alfred Griffith; Iowa, S. C.
Jamea; Kansas, J. K. Hudson; Kentucky,
C. C. Vaughn; Louisiana and Mississippi,
A. J. Barrett; Missouri, F. M. Sternmett;
Montana, P. H. Manchester; Nebraska, John
Lett; New Mexico. J. R. McFle; North Da
kota, J. H. Jchqson; Oklahoma, William
Tomklns; Oregon. Crevllle Dodge; South
Dakota. T. C. Dean; Tennessee, Newton
Hackerford; Texas, P. B. Hunt; Washington
and Alaska! J. T. Sharfey.
G. A. R. WOMEN ELECT OFFICERS
Kxecotors Are Drawn from Many Dif
ferent State aad Comprised of
WASHINGTON, Oct, 10. The ladles of
the Grand Army of the Republic have
elected the following officers tor the ensuing
year: President, Mr. Anna Hall, Wheel
ing. W. Va.; senior vice president, Mrs.
Smith, of Pittsburg; junior vice president,
Mrs. Lydla Hlnkley, of San Francisco;
treasurer, Mrs. Anna Mlchener, Oerman
town. Pa.; chaplain, Mr. Mary Stark, St.
Louis; counsellor, Mrs. Lawrence, of Kan
aaa; council of administration, Mrs. Fowler,
cf Colorado, Mrs. Rlggs of Ohio, Mrs. Shan
non ot Pennsylvania-
CONDITION OF THE WEATHER
Forecast for Nebrnskn F;i!r Saturday;
Haln at Nlcht oi Sunday in W est i'orlloii;
Fair In Kant.
Temperature at Omaha Irsterdnyt
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Ohio Governor Arrears to Relatives'
Heqaeate and Frees Mother
COLUMBUS. O., Oct. 10. Governor Nash
todav nardnned Mrs. P 1 Tavlnr anil
daughter, the alleged Cincinnati kidnapers.
'a doing so he gave out tho following
"This action I taken
"1. Because I doubt whether the ap
plicant aided and abetted In the abduction
of the child, Margaret Taylor.
"1. Because the father and mother in a
letter dated June f. 1H02. after the rcstoia-
tlon of the child. Joined in asking for the
j The governor also gave out a letter from ;
uiara Taylor, dated uenoa, Italy, in which,
she affirms that her mother and sls'er j
wore Innocent. The letter of the child's
parents asking the pardon was also made
FORETELL A NEW COMBINE
Oregon Short Line and Navigation
Company Said to He Golnar
SALT LAKE CITY. Utah, Oct. 10. The
Dcseret News says tho amendment to tho
charter of the Oregon Railway and Navi
gation company is rumored to mean the
consolidation of the interests of tho Oregon
Railroad and Navigation company with Its
railroad end steamship lines and the Ore
gon Shcrl Line, with W. H. Bancroft as
It Is asserted that this consolidation will
go Intoeffect on the first of the year.
FIVE YEARS FOR BIGAMY
Fouier Mayor of a Mlsaoorl Town la
Sentenced to the Kanaaa
EMPORIA, Kan., Oct. 10. Jamer Pendle
ton, mayor of Gentry, Mo., convicted of
bigamy, was today sentenced to five years
in the peiiiieuUai y, the exUeiue ptuall,
Pendleton, under the assumed name of
Coda S. Morris, married Miss Graco Obley
of Emporia a few months ago and later,
under the name of John Cox, burled a
coffin containing ice at Orlando, Okl., and
circulated the report that Coda S. Morris
had been killed In a runaway. Pendleton
haa a family at Gentry.
GIRL DROWNS IN A BARREL
Ten ' Iachea of Water Tsn&n Ufa
- Owing to- Hrr Favrerles '-'
" . Position.
GRAND FORK8. N. D., Oct. 10. Rosa
Mason, 20 years old, was drowned today at
her brother'a farm in Nelson county, in ten
Inches ot water at the bottom of a rain
The barrel waa sunk In the ground and
the water was used to cool cream. The
girl went to get the cream and fell head
first Into the barrel. Her position was tuch
that she could not use her arms.
TRY TO STOP CUT RATES
to Till KnA Postponed
Instance of Government
CHICAGO. Oct. 10. At the request cf
United States Diatrlct Attorney Bethea to-
day Judge GrosscuD Dostooncd iho hearina
on the application to make permanent the
injunctions restraining thirteen railroads
from violating the law by granting prefer
ences and cut rates.
Mr. Day who will represent the govern
ment asked for the continuance, as he H
busy with tho Northern Securetle case.
COAL GOES JJP IN SMOKE
Fire at Wankra;an, Mlchiaan, Dealroya
ThouKanda of Tons f
CHICAGO, Oct. 10. Twenty-five thousand
tons of bituminous coal are burning at the
Western Coal company's dock In Waukegan,
and the fire Is reported beyond control.
The company is loading cars and rushing
the coal away as rapidly aa men can
The cause ot the fire was spontaneous
BOATS WRECKED AT NOME
Sever Storm Drives Barges on Shore,
Only One Coming Through
PORT TOWNSEND. Wash., Oct. 10. The
steamer Oregon arrived today, eight days
from Nome. A heavy storm occurred there
September 26, forcing all sailing craft to
put to sea and run for shelter nt Slrdg
Tbe tug Lee was driven ashore. Only
one barge rode out the storm, all the other
DIES RESISTING ARREST
Oskalonaa Man Shot by Police Who
Tried to Take Him Into
OSKALOOSA. Ia., Oct. 10 A man namel
Lewis Hyer was probably fat&My shot at
Evans this afternoon while resisting ar
rest. He made an assault upon an officer with
a knife. He claims Beatrice, Neb., aa his
Movements of Ocean Vessels Oct. K).
At New York Arrived Fuerst Hlsmarck,
from Hamburg, riuuthampton and Cher
bourg; Iai I.orralnf, Irom llavrt.
At the Lizard Passed Hiitrliia, from
New York, for Plymouth und Hamburg.
At Boulogne Sir Mt-r S.illcd K mlam,
for New York, trom K'liu r lam.
At Auckland Hailed ononut, for Han
At Prawie Point I'MMied Kensington,
from New York, for bout i, am;. tun and Ant
werp. At Queennlown Sailed New Kngland,
frmn I.iverjMiol, (or Huston.
At Hmit humiiton rUlled Col jmliia, f'r
New Y ork, via 'herbcun t ; Kriinliigtuii,
from New York, for Antwerp.
At Movllle Salled-Furntsoia, for New
KILLS SELF AND SONS
Mother Temperarilj Imane Monleri Twj
Caildrec, Then Commit. Suicide.
TRAGEDY EFFECTED BY MEANS OF GAS
Victim! the Taraily of Henry Haubeni ef
the Sun Brewing Compear,
DEED COMMITED IN THE BED CHAMBER
Father and Husband is Ablest and ii
Bemuiened Heme bj Telefilm.
WOMAN'S DEMENTIA CAUSED BY SICKNESS
Urndnally Disease I'teia I pon Her
Intil Her Mind Gives War and
the I'rrniedlta ted Calamity
la the llriult.
In a room at her residence. 1547 North
; Twentieth street. Mrs. Amelia Haubens and
:u.r two sons. Walter and Kmil Haubens.
io UUd n years old, lie dead, the mother
. uklde, the boys victims of her Insano
Mr. Haubens. the hus'mnd and father.
as out of tbe city on business at the tlmo
ot his wife's terrible deed, but returned
The bodies were discovered about
yesterday morning by Miss Caroline Hau
bens, sister of Henry Haubens, who tor
several months had been living at tho Hau
bens home. The three bodies were In the
room of the mother.
Walter, the younger son, lay on the floor
near the door, leadiug Into another room.
His little arm was stretched out la front of
him as though .he had mado a last dying
effort to reach the door knob and escape
from the room. He was In his nlghtclothes
and had crawled from tbe bed, a distance
of several feet.
Emll, the older boy, was still In the bed,
but his position ahowed that he, too, had
made an effort to escape from th death
chamber. Hie little body lay halt out of
the oed, one hand reaching up to bia face.
Across the foot of the bed, with her feet
tanging ove.- the side, was the mother. The
keyhole in the two doors leading Into the
room were tightly plugged with paper, one
door was locked and the gas was turned on
Room Full of Gas.
Miss Haubens went to the locked door
first to call Mrs. Haubens to breakfast. Re
ceiving no answer to her raps on the door
aha tried to enter and found It locked.
Thinking that the mother and children were
In another part of the house she went to
the various rooms and finally returned to
tbe other dour ot the mother's room. This
was unlocked but closed. She opened It
and entered. Tbe escaping gas almost sti
fled her and she realized Instantly what had
At this time Miss Haubena waa alone In
the bouse with the dead people. She
screamed at the sight of the dead bodies
a,nd this brought several of the neighbors
to the house. Mias Haubea then went to
the telephone and called Dr. J. O. Moore,
but death had occurred several hour be
fore his arrival. Miss Haubena then noti
fied the Stors Brewing company, of which
Henry Haubena ta the vice president, and
lemained in charge of the house until the
arrival of W. F. Wlllrodt, bookkeeper for
the company, who relieved ber. She re
mained calm until the arrival of Mr. Wtll
rodt and then broke down completely. She
Is now confined to her room with nervous
Appeared to He Insane.
That the deed waa planned by the mother
and that ahe had contemplated It the night
before thero Is little doubt. For alx months
she bad been in ill health and at times ap
peared to be Insano.
Thursday Mrs. Haubens complained of
feeling ill and said that ahe could not sleep.
she then Hald she de8lre(1 to leeP the
I 'W' room nd llow lhem 10 """Py her
i roora- MiBS "aubena consented to this ar-
rangoment and the two boys retired In their
mother's room and the mother went to the
room of tho boys. Miss Hi jbens retired to
her own room. These four were the only '
people In the house, Mr. Haubens having
been absent several days out In tho state.
Act Waa Prrnirdllated.
The mother had evidently remained In
the boys' room until Miss Haubens and the
boy bad gone to sleep. Then she quietly
went to her own room, plugged the key
holes, locked the door most frequently used
snd turned on the gas. That she had
planned suicide and the death of her boy
ia shown by tho fact that she insisted oa
the boys occupying ber room. The room
usually occupied by tbe boys Is an alcove
off another room and It ia Impossible to
shut It p tight like the room occupied by
Mrs. Haubens, which has only the two
doors and a window. Mrs. Haubena waa
unusually nervous Thursday night, but by no
word or action did ahe betray tbe deed she
Six month ago Mrs. Haubena began to
fall In health and for the last three months
ber condition had been gradually growing
worse. When she waa first taken til Mr.
Haubens sent for his sister. Miss Caroline
Haubens, who since then has bean doing
the housework and nursing Mr. Haubena.
At times Mrs. Haubens would seem to re
gain her normal state, but someone had to
be with ber almost constantly.
Heat ol Attention.
She was 40 years of age and was married
about fourteen yeurs ago. Tbs family is
posHcssed ot ample means and during her
Hlnea Mrs. Haubens had the beat of at
tention and tho best of skilled physicians.
Her boys attended the Kelloni school and
among their aosoclaU-s and neighbor they
were favorites. Both were bright and well
advanced In their atudloa.
Mr. Haubens is vice president and one of
the principal stockholder In the Btors
Brewing company. He Is a man of much
Infiuence, especially among the German peo
ple. Coroner Bralley was notified some time
after the bodies were discovered and Imme
diately ordered tbe bouse locked and kept
all parties out. After a thorough investi
gation he was satisfied that the mother had
done the deed and will hold no Inquest.
The bodk-c will not be removed from the
family residence until the funtral.
Mr. llaabrua Itrturns,
Henry Haubens arrived In th city at 4
c'-'oi k ytrrdy afternoon and at tha
I'niou station first learned the nature ot
tho calamity at his home, of which he had
been warued by telegraph. He was com
pletely prcstrutrd. Some friends of tbe be.
reaved man had gone t Fremont whir
they expected to meet' him and break th
terrible uea, but Mr. Haubens, on receiv
ing tbe telegram, changed his route at
Columbus, by which means ho could arrive
here bt au earlier hour.
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