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OMAHA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 22, 1902 TEN PAGES.
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STRIKE CALLED OFF
Miners Formallt Accept Arbitration Flan I
and Order Work Besnmed.
IAIN WIULH, BUI VUIt UNANImUUsLT f t
Wilson Telia Them They Hare Won Earliest
Demand and Should Agree.
MITCHELL CLAIMS VICTORY FOR LABOR
Bays Unions Now Occupy Higher Plane
Than Eter Before.
ROOSEVELT CALLS COMMISSION TO MEET
Arbitrators Mill Gather la Wuhlng.
tonnnd Later Take Evidence In,
Wllkesbarre and Probably
WILKESBARRE, Pa.. Oct. SI. By a
unanimous viva voce vote the convention
of t'nlted Mine Workers accepted President
Roosevelt's arbitration plan shortly before
Great cheers greeted the announcement
of the result. The resolution as adopted
carries with It a declaration that tho strike
is off and provides for an Immediate re
sumption of work In the coal mines
throughout the anthracite region.
Presllent Mitchell told the corventlon
that President Roosevelt had Informed him
that be would call a meeting of the arbt-
tratlon commission Immediately after the
convention's acceptance of his proposal and J
rave it as his opinion that the findings of
the arbitrators would be announced within
The end of the convention and of the
great strike which bad lasted five months
suddenly appeared close at band. Presi
dent Mitchell, after the convention had
given Itself over to heated debate for an
hour and a half, arose and calmly told the
delegates that it must be apparent to alt
of them that there was no doubt whatever
that the president's proposal would bo
Break In the Cloads.
There had been a renewal of the serious
opposition of the steam men and heated
words had passed between delegates. Ex
planations of the president's proposal had
been iiiada in four foreign languages.
There seemed to be more opposition than
ever to settlement, ' when - suddenly
there was a break la the clouds when a
motion was put by a delegate down in
-front, near the presiding officer. In a
clear voice the strike leader called for a
vote on the all-Important question and in
stantly there was a roar of ayes.
The nest Instant messengers were flying
In all dlrectlona from the convention to
give the news to the world through the
After the strike had been declared off
there waa some routine business, including
the usual votes of thanks and then shortly
before 1 o'clock tee-convention adjourned
alns die. , t
The resolution to resume at ones means
that the pumpmen will go to work tomor-
row and that the mining of coal will be
started at 1 a. m. Thursdav
After it waa all over and President Roose-
velt had been notified, the following dlree- I
Hons to the strikers were Issued
You are hereby officially notified that It
waa unanimously neciaea loaay Dy me dele
gates attending the special convention that
all mine workers should report for work
Thursday morning. October 23. and that
the Issues which culminated In the strike
should be referred for adjustment to the
commission appointed by the president of
the United Stales.
We are authorised by the executive offi
cers or districts l, 7, and to csutlon all
those who resume work, to resume more
than usual rare In order that accidents to
life and limb may be averted. Owing to
the condition of ths mines after an idle
ness of five months there will be great
danger whet, work is resumed. We are
prompted to offer this advice by the tact
at the close of the strike two years bko
many more accidents and deaths occurred
than lake place when the mines are operat
ing regularly. john Mitchell,
President U. M. W. of A.
W. R. WILSON.
Proceedings of Convention.
With ths prospect that President Roose
velt's proposal to arbitrate would bs
accepted by a good majority, the con
vention of United Mlns Workers re
sumed Its work today in tne Nesbitt
It was evident when the delegates
sembted today that they were In a most
Borne said that the arbitration commission
would be even of more benefit to future gen-
orations in the coal fields than the present.
and anyhow It would put before the public
the whole situation In detail as between the
miners apd operators in a fair and thorough
In reading the local morning papers the
miners were confronted with the adver
tisements of merchants announcing that
the strike was settled.
The delegates were prompt In getting
down to work. As soon as President Mit
chell arrived In the hall at 10:05 a. m. he
called ths dalegatea to order. The commu
tes on resolutions was called on, but It was
not ready to report.
Debate Is Reaamed.
The debate on the reinstatement of all men
In their former positions was immediately
resumed. The question before the conven-
tlon was a motion to accept the recommen-
datlons of the officers to call off the strike
and submit alt questions at Issue to the
arbitration commission. A delegate from
ths Haileton region asked how ths In
dividual operators stood on ths arbitration
plan. He rallsd attention to the fact that
the arbitration offer made by the railroad
operators did not eontaln ths name ot John
Markle or the name of any other Individual
In reply Mr. Mitchell said that while no
Individual operators bad signed ths plan he
did not understand that they wars against
A delegats from Wllkesbarre said ths su
perlntendent of ths Kingston Coal company
had promised to give work to all men who
applied. This brought out considerable ap
plause. An Impassioned speech by another dele
gate from the Wyoming valley followed.
He asked the men to atop talking about all
getting back to work. He hoped ths con
vention would take a vots by noon snd end
the strike. In all victorious wars men have
fallen and there would be some to fall In
At 10:40 the commutes on resolutions ar
rived. Settlement la Heeemsaeaded.
The committee made its report Immedi
ately. It was as follows:
Ws, the committee on resolutions, beg
leave to recommend tbat the following coiu
Inuulcaliua be adopted and forwarded to
(Continued on Fifth Page.)
TALK OF CONSUMPTION CURES
Dotlori Meet In Berlin ta
roi R(Tig of White
""IRLIN, Oct. 21. Dr. Koch's tubercu-
, ''eorles will come up for discussion
- International Tuberculosis con-
gre i, opens tomorrow rvrnini
Vrot. . O -..who wrote book lsst
Spring em. ' years' observations
and tending . ' t human and ani
mal tuberculosis Intercommunlcable,
will state his preset,. position In the con-
tnversy. and Dr. Rocard of Alfort, France.
will speak of the transmission of consump
tion through -milk. Whether Dr. Koch will
take part in the subsequent discussion is
inner suDjects to oe aiscussea are toe
attitudes of the various governments re-
gardlng the prevention of consumption, the
obligation of physicians to inform the po
llce of cases, protection for tabor In fac
torles and the methods of taking care of
The American delegates are Dr. Welch
of Baltimore and Dr. Charles Denlson of
Denver. The latter will read a paper on
the most useful direction inquiries into
tuberculosis can take.
German Executive la Beatra
Reichstag a Tariff BUI
BERLIN, Oct. 21. The government was
defeated in the Reichstag today In test
votes on the tariff bill by the conservatives
and centrists inserting is the ministry's
bill amendments affecting the wheat duties
at $1.50 per metric hundred weight la place
of $137, wni the rye duties at $1.87 instead
The votes were: Wheat, 194 to 145; rye.
187 to 152,
The minority was composed of national
liberals, socialists and radicals
Previous to the roll call Chancellor von
Buelow again firmly announced that it was
impossible for the government to accept the
Three courses are now open to the min
istry to dissolve the Reichstag, negotiate
for a compromise or let the majority pass
the bill in any form it chooses and auppress
it in the Bundesrath. In the latter event
commercial treaties will be negotiated on
the basts of the present tariff. The chan
cellor's plan appears to be to do nothing
Immediately and see It the majority will
CITY DEPRIVED OF RIGHTS
Government Proposes to Assume Duty
of Governing Russian
BT. PETERSBURG, Oct. 21. The minister
of the interior has perfected a scheme by
which the municipal administration of the
capital will be virtually banded over to the
Most of the urban liberties will be sup
pressed, the police will be controlled by
tho - government, franchises for election to
the city council will be largely restricted
and ths city's funds will be placed under
the control of the government, which will
,n hort appoint all the city officers and
tak Sneral direction of municipal affairs.
n minister nopes ine scneme win go into
operation eariy in isu3
RUSSIA LfAVFS PORT ARTHUR
Abandons Chinese Fortress and Will
Fortify Delay In
stead. ST. PETERSBURG, Oct. 21. The Russian
government is contemplating the abandon
ment of Port Arthur as an arsenal and the
establishment of a new stronghold at Port
Port Arthur was acquired by Russia In
1898 on a lease of tweoty-flve years from
China. Dalny is on tho Oulf of Pe Chi LI
Manchuria. It is the Pacific coast terminus
of the Chinese Eastern railway and It
connection, tho Central Manchurlan
FAILS TO CORRAL LONDON
Morgan Is Defeated by Yerkea la HI
Fight for Control of Sabarbaa
LONDON, Oct. 21. Bpyor Bros.' who are
financing Charles T. Yerkes. have ontwltted
the Morgan corporation and threatened it
fight for control of London's suburban traf
fic with legal extinction. This has been
brought about by the purchase of a large
company previously allied with the Morga
The sale Is said to be ths result of sup
posed slights cast upon the English holder
by Mr. Morgan's representatives.
DENMARK TO KEEP INDIE'S
Probability Now la that Bala
Be Vetoed by Majority of
LONDON, Oct.. 22. The Copenhagen cor
respondent of the Times says ths chances
are now against any sale of the Danish
Of the sixty-five members of the Landes-
thing thirty are known to be against and
hlrty-one in favor of the sale, the remaln-
lug tour are believed to be opponents. One
member, M. Thygeeon, who is 97 years old.
Is coming from Jutland to vote.
ATTEMPTS LCUBET'S .LIFE
Anarchist Caaght Climbing Klysee
Wall Armed far Aesaastaa.
PARIS, Oct. 23. A man was detected
early on Tueadsy attempting to climb a
wall of the Elyses palace.
It la believed he Intended to assassinate
President Loubet. He wss armed with a
polgnard and a loaded revolver and has
been recognised as a dangerous anarchist
who has already been convicted three
times, 'twice for manufacturing explosive
REFUGE IN THE SANCTUARY
Falls ta Save Murderer Wks Is Shot
In Freat of Mosu.ua by Order
ef the Saltaa.
TANG4ER, Morocco, Oct. tl. Aa English
missionary named Cooper waa recently
murdered at Fes, and his murderer sought
refuge ta ths sanctuary; but, on the order
of the sultan he was seized and shot In
front ot ins mosque.
HILL IS AGAIN EXAMINED
iiplains How and Why Freight Bates
NCREASED TRAFFIC MEANS LOWER DUES
As Bnslsiese Increases Chances He-
crease, bat Merged Roads Lead
Shippers to Hold Prodaee
Bark from Market.
ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 21. Today at the
merger Inquiry Solicitor General Richards
resumed the cross-examination of Presl-
ent Hill of the Northern Securities and
Great Western Railway companies.
"How does It come about that the Union
Pacific holds about $80,000,000 of tho North
ern Securities company stock? asked
That is a matter that does not concern
us, but it does concern you," replied Mr.
Pressing the same line of question, Mr.
Richards was told that Mr. Harrlman or
anyone else woo wished might buy North
ern Securities stock. He did not know that
shareholders willing to sell could not be
found. Any stock might be bought and
purchasers usually could find those willing
to sell. It others desired to buy Northern
Securities stock they could only do so by
offering a high enough price. "We have
tried," he said, "to make it as difficult as
we could fairly for such raids to prove suc
"I can't decide who shall or might own
the stock," he added. "Some of the owners
who usually work together would be slow
to sell without consulting their associates.
Out of 1,100 or 1,200 Northern Securities
shareholders I know probably twenty-five
or thirty. The largest single holder of
Northern Securities stock, I understand. Is
Mr. Harrlman. The outstanding stock on
the Northern Securities company Is some
where near $360,000,000. Harrlman might
double his holding, but he would have to
pay a fair price for It. The real protection
Is the union of effort to develop the great
The next questions pertained to the mat
ter of Joint rates and was gone into In de
Mr. Hill insisted In answer to one of the
questions certain suggested rates could not
be considered and, so far as be knew, never
were considered because they were un
Owns No Other Lines.
In answer to questions by W. A. Day, at
torney for the Interstate Commerce Com
mission,. Mr. Hill said the Great Northern
railway owned no additional lines of rail
way, but had more lines under lease. The
composition and extent of these various
lines waa gone into at some length, and also
the forms of lease by which the Great
Northern controls the lines of the St. Paul,
Minneapolis ft Manitoba and other lines.
Ths total mileage operated is between 5,600
He spoks positively in saying tho Great
Northern had frequently reduced rates, and
he believed the Northern Pacific had also.
Ths reduotlon en -merchandise bad varied
In different sections - and .' on different
classes, but ranged from 10 to 15 per cent.
Asked as to' specific dates when certain
rates went Into effect and on what articles
reductions applied, he referred counsel to
the schedules, saying they could be better
depended on than his memory. He gave a
similar answer to numerous other specific
questions as to clssslfltntion of rates.
Mr. Hill said his coal rates had for several
years been lower than those of the Reading
or the Lackawanna railroads and Mr. Day
said he believed there had been some com
plaint to that effect in the east, whereupon
Mr. Hill suggested: "I wondered for a long
time that the gentlemen In charge of such
matters nave not taken some action in re
gard to it."
Speaking generally, he said rates were
always reduced as traffic Increased, a fact
which accounted for the new schedules
which followed the Burlington purchase.
He haj made no attempt to influence rates
on that road. 1
Mr. Day next went into the coal traffic
and drew out the statement that better
rates on coal were possible because of ths
control of the Burlington. He feared that
there might be a fuel famine In the north
west, not because of the anthracite strike,
but because ot the Inability to railroads to
transport sufficient coal from the Ohio and
West Virginia fields to supply all needs.
The acquisition of the Burlington had not
diverted traffic from other lines to the
Northern Pacific and Great Northern, but
bad actually created new traffic for them.
All railroads had recently Increased their
business, but no others had developed to ao
great an extent as his line.
The effect. If the Burlington had become
the property of the Union Pacific, would
have been so severe on the Great Northern
that be would have recommended a sate at
once. It would not have given hard compe
tlUon, but would have absolutely prevented
business being obtained In the middle west
It was necessary to reach that section and
the Burlington wss the best means ot reach
Asked to define the word "raid," used In
his testimony, Mr. Hill said It was the pur
chase of stock in the open market, but in
sisted that the purchase of the Burlington
by the Northern Pacific and Great Northern
wss not a "raid," but simply a sale by and
with the approval of the directors.
In answer to queatlons by Mr. Young, Mr.
Hill said he could not purchase the Bur
llngton or contract to do so, and that a
corporate act of the Great Northern and
Northern Pacfic was necessary.
FALLING SILVER CAUSES LOSS
Philippine Government Drops Mil
lion Through Fluctuatlag
MANILA, Oct. 21 Ths depreciation In
tbe value of silver bas cost the Insular gov
ernment approximately $1,000,000 in gold.
Further depreciation will Increase the
loas. Ths official rats now is $2.40 sliver
for $1 gold. The prospective surplus which
the government planned to devote to needed
public Improvements has vanished and a
small deficit seems Inevitable.
Many merchants have austaiaed losses
proportionately and hundreds of firms have
put their business on a gold basis.
SON IS SENTENCED TO HANG
St. Joseph Boy Mast Pay the Estres
Penalty for Marder at Ills
ST. JOSEPH, Mo.. Oct. 21. (Special Tele-
gram.) William Coats was todsy sentenced
to bang tor ths murder of his mother on
December 8, next. The crime was commit
ted on June 25 last.
Coats kl'led his mother in order to obtain
posseasloa of a large sum of monev which
aha tad. ,
WESTERN MATTERS AT CAPITAL!
Comptroller ef the Currency Author
ises ftew Satloaal Bank at
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON, Oct. 21. (Special Tele
gramsThe comptroller of the currency,
has approved the application cf the follow
ing persons to organise the First National
bank of Atkinson, Neb., with $25,000 capi
tal: Ed F. Gallagher, T. F. Birmingham,
H. J. Oallsgher, J. F. Gall.-irher and Fred
H. Smlngley. The comptt iller has also
approved the conversion of the Security
Bunk of Dakota of Howard, 8. D., lntq the
First National bank ef Howard, with a capi
tal of $25,000. '
Tho Tootle-Lemon National bank ot St.
Joseph, Mo., has been approved as a re
serve agent for the Bedford Katlt.ial bank
and tbe National City bank of New York,
for the Creston National bank of Creston,
la., also the First National of Omaha, tor
the First National bank of Steamboat
Lillian Shaw of Gardner, la., has been
appclnted a clerk in tbe pension agency at
These rural frc-o delivery routes will be
established in Iowa December 1: Battle
Creek, Ida county, one route, area covered.
nineteen square nillei; population served.
412. Hull, Sioux county, one route, area,
twenty-six square miles; population, 42.
Kingsley, Plymouth county. ' -hree routes,
area, seventy-six square mllus; population.
1, 4S3. Newell, Buena Vista county, two
routes, area, forty-five square miles, j.opu
latlon, 871. Postofflces at Cra.Ier tnd Ra
cine to be discontinued. V
Colonel Joseph B. QSrerd, Assistant sur
geon geueral, has been orltifel to Omaba
for duty as chief rmrgeoa A the Depart
ment of the Missouri.
Contract Surjean Richard H'. Fletcher, Jr.,
Is relieved from iioty at Fo-t Meade snd
ordored to Fort Niobrara for duly.
Contract Surj-jon John D Brooks bas been
ordered to duty at Fort .Meade.
MARK TWAIN PLACES ORDER
Humorist Decides to Cae Government
Bonds and Greeabacka for Fuel
Instead of Coal.
WASHINGTON. Oct. . The following
letter was received at the Treasury depart
ment this morning:
NEW YORK CITY, Oct. $.-The Honor
able, the Secretary of the Treasury, Wash
ington, u. '.: sir Prices for the cus
tomary kinds of winter fuel having reached
the altitude which puts them out of reach
of literary persona in straightened circum
stances, I desire to place with you the fol
Forty-five tons best old 5ry government
bonds, suitable for furnace, gold 7 per cents,
Twelve tons early greenbacks, range
size, suitable for cooking.
Eight barrels seasoned. 25 'and BO-eent
prwtal currency, vintage Of J 864. eligible for
Please deliver with all convenient dis
patch at my house in Rlvei dale at lowest
rates for spot cash, and se id bill to Your
obliged servant. MAI K TWAIN,
Who will be very gratef u,nd will vote
Iatertor Over Complaint of
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON, Oct. 21. (Special Tele
gram.) Colone John 8. Moaby, special
agent ot tho land office. Is in Washington
and has had a conference with tbe secretary
ot ths Interior regarding the removal of
fences in western Nebraska. Colonel Mosby
has taken a very strong position In admin
istering the law regarding these fences and
cattlemen have protested, with the result
that Colonel Mosby Is called upon by the
secretary to explain. It could not be
learned what occurred at ths conference
between the secretary and Colonel Mosby,
bnt the latter was requested to make a re
port covering the controversy from his
viewpoint. It was ssld at the Interior de
partment today that Colonel Mosby, It la
supposed, Is writing his report and will
doubtless submit it in a few days.
TRAINS LOWER POPULATION
Thousands Are Killed and Injured
as Result of Railway
WASHINGTON, Oct. 21. Tho number of
persons killed In train accidents during
April, May and June, as shown by the
Interstate Commerce commission today,
waa 140, and the injured 1,810. Accidents
ot other kinds. Including those of employes
and passengers getting on or off cars, swells
the total to 616 killed and 9,520 Injured, or
10,136 casualties altogether.
There were 1,094 collisions and 916 de
The casualties during the 'year ended
June 80 were 2,819 killed and 89,800 Injured,
The number ot employes killed shows a
diminution of 68 per cent since 1893, when
ths safety appliance act was passed.
CALLS MANEUVERS SUCCESS
General Carter I'rgrs Coatlaaatloa of
Shans Warn ta Train
WASHINGTON. Oct. 21. General Carter
In reporting on the Fort Riley maneuvers
describes them as most successful. He
urges that the encampment be repeated
annually, but decries any attempt to ar
range movements for large bodies of troops
such as are common In Europe.
"Instruction obtained In two weeks In an
encampment of this sort," he concludes,
"is better than can be obtained by working
separately for months at a time."
Geaeral Hood to Retire.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 21. Brigadier Gen
eral Charles C. Hood, recently promoted,
has been ordered home to swait retirement.
TWO YEARS AJ HARD WORK
American la Sentenced In English
Court for Tampering with
LONDON, Oct. 2L Henry Conad of Balti
more, whose real nams Is, believed to be
Fisher snd who wss arrested September IS
on ths charge of attempting to securs a wax
impression of the key of a postofflce box
near tbe stock exchange by distracting the
attention of a letter carrier who bad
opened the box, was sentenced today in tbe
Old Bailey to two years' imprisonment at
Prosecuting counsel said that Conrad had
been Imprisoned In America for three yesrs
tor forgery. Hs came to London seven
years ago and had been robbing letter
boxes la connection with a gang of expert
MANY DIE IN CHICAGO FIRE
Flames Sweep Through Big Factory, Over
whelming Toilers Far Above Street.
SOME LEAP FOR LIFE. BUT MEET DEATH
Estimated Fatalities Vary, bat Police
rat Loss at Aboat Twelve, aad
OfftelaU Ray Million Will
CHICAGO, Oct. 22. By a fire which broke
out shortly before midnight In the glucose
sugar refinery It Is said twenty-nine men
lost their lives. The exact number of dead
has not been established yet, but It ta
known the men were In the building, work
ing on the seventh floor. The flames spread
so rapidly that a man on the third floor
had barely time to escape and it Is not
thought that the others could have avoided
At midnight two bodies had been found,
but the fire was burning so fiercely that It
was impossible to make further search.
The plant of the refining company consisted
of three buildings.
The fire started In the drying house, being
caused by an explosion, and In a short time
alt the walla were down and the buildings,
within half an hour from the start, was
a mass of debris.
Many Leap far Life.
1 a. m. The men on the seventh floor
had no chance for their lives. Several of
them left tbe windows and crswled slong
ths sills In an effort to reach a place of
safety, but with the exception of two all
made up their minds that It was certain
death and went back. The two men, how
ever, climbing up on tbe window ledge,
sprang into the air.
One of them came straight down for the
greater part of the way, but Just as he was
within a short distance of ths pavement
his body swung round and he struck the
stone walk at full length. The other turned
over and over as he came whirling down.
Their bodies were horribly mangled and it
was impossible for any of the men who saw
them to identity them.
Four other men Jumped from the windows
on the fourth floor. They were terribly
Injured snd were taken to tne hospital.
Two of them are Joseph Butkos and Paul
1 Frank Rothenberg, a foreman working on
the fifth floor, met his death in making a
Jump for a net held by the firemen under
neath the window. - He wss compelled to
leap far out In order to clear some ob
structions on the side of the building and
missed tbe net by a yard.
Joseph Butkos, who escaped with his
life, but Is badly burned and bruised, had
better fortune in striking the net when he
leaped from another part of the fifth floor.
He hit It squarely, bnt being a heavy man
went through and struck the ground. He
was rushed to the County hospital, where
it was said he might recover.
Paul Kauris also broke through the net,
but wss not badly hurt.
The Ore was under control before 1, and
although It waa not possible at that time to
form any estimate of the loss of lite, 'the
police department declared that In their
opinion It would not bs more than ten or
The officers ot the company say the dam
age may be anywhere between $500,000 and
2:30 a. m. The estimated dead run all
the way from ten to thirty.
The following is the list so far as yet
FRANK ROTHENBURQ. foreman, skull
crushed In leaping from fifth story.
UNIDENTIFIED MAN, six feet tall, akull
crushed in leaping from fifth story.
UNIDENTIFIED MAN, both legs broken,
killed by Jumping from building.
FRANK LAWRENCE, electrician, sup
posed to be dead; known to have been In
building and not seen since.
UNIDENTIFIED MAN, crushed in Jump
UNIDENTIFIED MAN, head crushed.'
Frank Moore, hands burned while sliding
down a water pipe.
John Tuckei, spectator, fell through bole
In Taylor street viaduct, hip fractured.
Paul Butkos, badly burned, severe in-
tcrnal injuries sustained in Jumping from
Paul Kauris, face and hands burned,
badly bruised in Jumping from building.
. Gregos Gretalskl, badly bruised, slight
Paul Krukrte, bruised aad lungs scorched
by inhaling flames.
CHURCHES ARE TOO PENURIOUS
Missionaries Complete that Fends
Are Lacking Through Some
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 21. The mission
ary council ot ths Protestant Episcopal
church of America began its sessions today.
The meetlog was called to order this after
noon by Bishop Tuttle. Bishop Doane of
Albany presented his report as chairman of
the board of managers of the Domestic and
Foreign Missionary society, showing tbe
receipts for the year to be $1,099,018. Of
this smount $18,119 was contributed by Sun
day schools, $329,687 by parishes and $70,967
through ths Woman's auxiliary.
In meeting appropriations there was
deficit of $119,143. Appropriations for the
first quarter ot the new fiscal year aggre
gating over $150,000 must be met with only
$2,000 in hand.
Rev. W. Powers, secretary of the Amerl
can Church Missionary society, said in
Braill and (Tuba the work was progressing
favorably, but bs complained that support
from the United States wss not encourag
'If we could stop ths demand for luxuries
In home churches," fas said, "you woald not
be again appealed to tor years for funds
for tbe work In these foreign fields."
Rev. John W. Wood, secretary ot the
Domestic and Foreign Missionary society.
speaking of the work In the United States,
said that of seventeen missionary districts
ten had completed their apportionment. He
reported that Indian schools had been closed
because ths government had failed to Issue
more ratlona snd tbs church did not con
tribute the $4,000 necessary.
RICE FAMINE FACES MANILA
Crop Is Small aad Prices Are High,
80 that Government May Dis
MANILA. Oct. 21. It is believed ths Thll
lpplnes will experience a rice famine. Tbe
islands' crop Is small, the Oriental supply
seems limited and ths pries is advancing
It Is possible tbe government will be
forced to provide supplies for ths poorer
CONDITION 0FJTHE WEATHER
Forecast for Nebraska Fair Wednesday
Temperatar at Omaha Yeaterdayi
Hour. Des, Hour. Pest.
II i. m Ml 1 p. m TT
a. m BT 8 p. m TH
T a. m 57 3 p. m M
a, a. m .lift 4 p. m. . . . . Ti
a. m tut It p. m TT
10 a. n T Bp. m...... 75
11 a, is Tl T p. m fa
mm......... TB a p. m Tl
p. m ttO
RICH GIRL WEDS AN INDIAN
One of New York's Belles la Now the
Wife of a Fall Blood
CHEYENNE, Wyo., Oct. 21. (Special
Telegram.) Rev. Sherman Coolldge, a full
blooded Arapahoe Indian, and tytss Grace
D. Weatherbee of Seventy-second street.
New York, were married at Fort Washakie
one day last week by Rev. F. J. Roberts.
The couple met at ths agency three yeara
ago, when Miss Weatherbee was visiting
the west with Bishop Talbott and family of
Pennsylvania. She came again in 1901.
Rev. Coolidge paid frequent visits to New
York also. . Rev. Coolldge was taken cap
tive by the 6boshones when a mere lad, later
being adopted by Captain Coolldge of the
Tenth cavalry, who sent him to Hobart
college, Geneva, N. Y. Later he was sent
to Falrbault, Minn., by' Bishop Whipple.
He compUlcd his education there, coming
to Cheyente In 1882, ue'.nt ordained a minis
ter of tbe fplscopal chcrch here in 1884,
since wb't'u time hs has oc? ioing mls
stobkry work among tbe Shoshone and
Arapahoe Indians in central Wyoming. He
is 60 years of age and his bride 25. Mrs.
Coolldge's father is proprietor ot the Man
hattan hotel In New York and is wealthy.
TWO MORE NEGROES LYNCHED
Mob Invades Court While Trial Is on
and Later Kidnaps the
HEMPSTEAD, Tex., Oct. 21. After being
tried In legal form for criminal assault
and murder and being sentenced to death,
Jam Wesley and Reddlck Barton, negroes,
were lynched today in the public square,
Barton was first tried. He plesded guilty
to criminal assault, and then to the murder
of Mrs. Susan Lewis, aged 63 on Sunday,
October 12. The Jury on which were sev
eral negroes, promptly returned a verdict
Imposing the death penalty.
During the sfternoon Wesley was put on
trial. He pleaded guilty to assault and then
to the murder charge.
While his trial was proceeding a mob
broke into the courtroom and attempted
to take him. The mob was dispersed and
the trial proceeded.
In this case, too, the Jury Imposed the
death penalty. The officers sat about await
ing the militia, when there was a sudden
movement, tbe sheriff was overpowered snd
Wesley was hurried away. While this was
going on a mob attacked tbe Jail where
Barton surrendered to them without a
struggle. ; The two prisoners were bustled
10 tne puDiic square ana mere nangea.
MANILA ADOPTS LAND ACT
Torrens System of Transfers Will
Be Adapted to Local
MANILA, Oct. 21. The United States
Philippine commission has decided 10 enact
a land registry bill drafted by Commissioner
Ide. The bill adapts tbe Torrens registry
system, with modifications to fit tbe local
conditions, and creates a land titles court.
Tbe commission has passed a bill defining
the terms under which the Manila street
railway franchise Is to be. granted. This
bill provides for the award of the franchise
by competition. Bids will be opened next
March, after advertisement here and in the
CANADA MOVES, INDIANS ON
Creea Afflicted with Smallpox
Driven Over American
HAVRE, Mont., Oct. 21. Two hundred
Cres Indians are quarantined three miles
from this city to prevent a spread of small
pox. Eighteen pronounced cases are In the
camp and more are developing.
The Crees were driven over the line by
the Canadian authorities and International
complications may arise as a result.
MINNEAPOLIS STRIKE AVERTED
Railways Give Way to Men,
Will Remnla at
MINNEAPOLIS. Oct, 21. The railroads
today offered tbe switchmen an Increase of
2Vi cents an hour, with 3Vi cents for fore
The men had asked 6 cents, but they con
aider this offer as practlcallr a victory and
are disposed to accept.
WOULD QUASH BUTLER CASE
Defeaae Applies for Motion Wblc
Will Se Alleged Briber
COLUMBIA, Mo., Oct. 21. N. T. Gentry
applied on behalf of Edward Butler today
for a motion to quash the Indictments In
WANT BIBLE IN SCHOOLS
Methodist Episcopal Women 8a
Holy Writ Should Be
KANSAS CITY, Oct. 21. The Woman
Home Missionary society of the Methodist
Episcopal church today started a move
ment to havs ths Bible placed in the public
Movements of Ocean Veaarls. Oct. SI.
At New York Arrived Moltke, from
Hamburg. Sailed Kron t'lins Wlihelm. for
At Glasgow Arrived AstoiHa, from New
At Liverpool Sailed TJltonia, for Boston,
At Plymouth Arrived Victoria, from
New York, for Cherbourg and Hamburg,
At Antwerp Arrived I'ennland, from
Philadelphia. Sailed Kameara, for Bun
At London Arrived Minneapolis, from
At Sydney. N. 8. W. Arrived Ventura,
from San Francisco, via Honolulu and
At Hong Kong Sailed Victoria, for Ta
coma. At Boulogne Bur Mer Arrived Staaten
dam, from New York, for Hotterdam, and
At Cherbourg Arrived Kaiserin Maria
TWesa, from New York-
STIR THE DISCIPLES
Advocates of Federation Endorsement Gauss
Spirited Debate in Convention.
HOME MISSIONARY SOCIETY ELECTS
A, B. Philputt of Indianapolis is Adranoed
to the Presidency.
DETROIT FOR THE NEXT GATHERING
Committee Decides to Reooamend Miohlgan
City for 1903.
BREEDEN DELIVERS ANNUAL ADDRESS
onventlon'n President, Though III,
Keeps Enajaa-ement Antl-Mormoa
Reports Are Cheered.
Place of Next Convention.
The committee on convention city, at a
meeting late last evening, derided to recom
mend Detroit for 1903. Boston came to ask
for it, but was appalled by the slie of this
OFFICERS OF AMERICAN SOCIETY.
A. B. PHILptTTT. Indianapolis. Ind.
B. A. JENKINS. Islington, Ky,
C. 8. PAINE. Omalin.
J. H. MOHORTEH, Boston,
I. J. CAH1LL, Dayton, O.
C. B. MBDBURT, Angola, Ind.
W. S. PRIEST, Atchison, Kan.
LYON SMITH, Cincinnati.
C. J. NEARE, Cincinnati.
L. C. FILLMORE. Cincinnati.
Acting Board S. M. Cooper, C. J. Neare.
A. M. Harvuot, J. H. Fillmore. H. C.
Dalton, P. Y. Pendleton, L. C. Fillmore,
II. W. Wesson, W. T. Donaldson, H. T.
liOomls, Benjamin Sebastian, B. L.
Smith, all of Cincinnati.
0. A. Hoffman, Columbia. Mo.
Superintendent of Christian Endeavor-
it. H. WAUUENKK, Kansas City.
Board of Church Extension D. O. Smart,
T. R. Hryan, LanfrMon Hnoon, Fletcher
Cowherd. T. P. Haley, 11. L. Yeager,
W. F. Richardson, all of Kansas City.
Board of Ministerial Relief F. M. Drake,
Centervllle, la.; F. E. Tdell. St. Louis:
George Darsle, Frankfort, Ky.; Howard
Cole. Indianapolis; W. 8. Dickinson, Cin
cinnati; Amos Clifford, Indianapolis;
Jabes Hall, Irvlngton, Ind.; A. B. Phil
putt, Indlc.napolla; A. L. Orcutt, Indian
apolia. Board of Negro Education and Evangeliza
tion Mrs. ilelen E. Moses. Indianapolis;
Mrs. A. M. Atkinson, Wabash, Ind.;
Mrs. Effie Cunningham, Indianapolis;
Howard Cole, Indianapolis: Mrs. W. O.
Darnell, Lebanon Ind.: C. C. Smith,
Cincinnati; M. W. Harklns, Anderson,
For Christian Unification.
The American Christian Missionary so
ciety elected the officers named at the top '
of this column yesterday afternoon at 4 '
o'clock, but that was not the most ant-
mated proceeding of the sixth dsy of the
International convention of Christian
churches. Tbe great body that assembled
at the Coliseum at night passed a resolution
which in effect Involved the whole churcit
and its attitude toward all other churches.
and tbe debate which preceded the action
was so spirited that ths reuniting stralna ot
"Blessed Be tbe Tie that Binds Our Hearts
In Christian Love" seemed most oppor
tune. Tbe resolution reads:
Resolved. That we. reoresentatlves of the
Disciples of Christ, in convention assem-
riea, naving rueara with measure the
presentation of the claims of the Federa
tion or Churches In the United States, as
urxed by the national secretary. Dr. K. H
Sanford, do hereby express our cordial ap
proval of the effort to bring .the churches
of this country into closer co-operation and
10 K've truer expression to the degree of
unity which already exists, aa the best
means of promoting that complete unity
for which our Lord Draved. ana we Dledae
our hearty co-operation with this and every
oiner movement tnui nas lor its ooject the
unification 01 Deuevere, to tne end tnat the
world may be converted and the kincdom
of righteousness established In ths earth.
Tbe resolution was sponsored by J. H.
Garrison, editor of the Christian Evangel
ist at St. Louis, and was questioned by J.
A. Lord, editor ot tbs Christian Standard
of Cincinnati. It was presented by Editor
Garrison immediately after an address by
Rev. E. B. Sanford, secretary ot the Na
tional Federation ot Churches and Chris
tians, whom Dr. Garrison had Invited to
come to this convention and present. In per
son, his request for an endorsement ot the
federation by the disciples. In this- ad
dress Rev. Sanford said:
. Sanford States Hla Object.
The movement this federation seeks to
aid and foster Is at Its heart a missionary
movement, spiritual and evangelistic In its
spirit and purpose. it desires to bring
believers of every name who recognise their
oneness In Christ Into such co-operative
relations, that along lines of practical serv
ice and control they will most effectively
advance the kingdom of Ood. This move
ment contemplates a vital linking together
of forces that hold to Christ aa the Head;
forces that Inscribe upon their bannera
these supreme convictions:
First. That the gospel fffords a remedy
for all evil; furnishing as It does redemp
tive power that can aave both the Indiviual
and the society.
Second. The church of which Christ Is
the Head, composed of those, who in loy
alty of purpose, truHt, love and serve Him,
is the great chief Instrumentality by and
through which this gospel Is to be brought
In saving power into the life of men and
Holding these convictions, federation la
the recoKiiltloii on tho part ef those who
enter Into It, of. the essential unity thiit
underlies denominational and all other dif
ferences. When Rev. Mr Sanford had completed
bis address and Editor Garrison had pre
sented his resolution the motion passing
the resolution was quickly put by Rev. I.
N. McCash, pastor ol University Place
church, Des Molnea, who was presiding, and
it prevslled. A moment later Editor Lord
address' d the chair in partial protest, say
ing: "Irft us be careful what we do. Feder
atlou may mean a recognition of denoinlna
tionalism, and we believe denomtnatloual-
ism is wrong. It such recognition is meant
I am opposed to the resolution."
Back to Slartlag Polat.
' Rev. Carey Morgan of Kentucky moved
that tbs resolution be referred to a com
mittee to be appointed by tho chair, Ths
chair ruled that It could not bs so referred,
having been already paased, and that only
a motion to reconsider would be In order.
Rev. Morgan then moved reconsideration,
snd tbe motion carried.
Then tbe debate became general, with
three or four reverend gentlemen sparring
for an opening, with bands in air and faces
flushed. A Chicago pastor said: "Let ua
not make geese of ourselves. We cannot
afford to. la Chicago we have formed al
ready a sort of federation and we are mak
ing tbe cheap theaters feel It."
Editor Lord again gained the floor to say
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