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The Omaha Daily Bee. ESTABLISHED JUNE 1, 1871. OMAHA, FRIDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 14, 1902-TEN PAGES. SINGLE COPY THREE CENTS. ARRANGE TARIFF WAR t Carman lUichstag Orders Retaliation f Against DicnmiDatiig Nations. WOVE AIMED DIRECTLY AT UNITED STATES Assert Jew York Anthoritiei Alter Duties ! to Please Trans. (AMERICA WILL RESPECT SHOW OF FIGHT Tlsasant Words All Very Well, but Hot Profitable RADICAL MEMBERS PLEAD FOR PEACE i , Bar Mmirf Proposed Wee Id Re Breach of Existing Treaties aad Far from Patriotic, hat Hooae Doee !fot Agree. , BERLIN. Nor. 13. The Relchstsg adopted today, by 192 to 71 votes, the paragraph of the new tariff authorizing the government (to retaliate on any country discriminating against German goods. The agTarlant openly affirmed that It was neceessry to arm the government with weapona for re prisal, especially against the United Btatea customs practices. Dr. Brumer, national liberal, cited an In stance In which be aald 1200,000 worth of enameled goods were ordered In Germany for New York, but the speaker asserted the customs officials "changed the classlflca. tlon at the Instance of the American trusts, whereupon the New York importer can celled the order." "It waa proved to the customs officials," aald Dr. Brumer, "that the Invoice waa In exact accord with the Oerman seller's book and that tnatead of the goods being undervalued the books showed that shipments bad been made to India at still lower pricea. Dictated by Traata. Dr. Brumer further aaserted that the customs officials treatment was dictated by the Interests of the home manufacturers, and ha continued: ' It la said that we must not offend the I 'United Elates, but they will respect us more (and wc shall (tain more by showing our rf.ee th than by always giving pleasant words, Herr Qotheln, radical liberal, replied that such words were no fitting epilogue to the entlmenta ezpreased by Count Posadowskl, the home secretary, In the presence of the foreign secretary, Baron von Rlchthoffen, at Ambassador White's farewell dinner. "They will make discord," ba continued. ("among the wishes spoken there tor ifrlendly relations with the United States. (Why empower this government to do some thing It does not want to do? Although the present government would not apply the paragraph and some succeeding government 'might commit such a folly. Retaliatory duties are the weapon of Chauvinism and not of patriotism." ' Opposes Tariff War. Herr Flschback. radical, aald all the Chambers of Commerce were opposed to a . larlf war. wil,h.th.rnltKt States. . .. "Herr Broehiel, radical, remarked that It 'Germany adopted retaliatory measures gainst the United States because of regu ,latlons which applied not to the goods ot all coontriea It. would be a aerious breach Cf tha existing treaties. I The Associated Press Is authorlied to an Bounce that the ministry baa not decided to I drop the tariff bill, as published In London, but la determined to persist until the dis solution of the Reichstag In June. The tariff debate will probably be abruptly bus (tended by the presentation ot the budget In a few days instead of waiting for the first week In December, aa previously Intended. Chancellor von Buelow finds that the Reichstag's time is being wasted and wtBhea to employ the house on tha finance bill. As aoon aa the latter Is resd the government will take up the tariff bill, when a lapse ot time will have reduced the majority in the bouse to a more yielding disposition The ministry has also decided not to agree with Russia or any other country for five-years' extension of existing com' xnerclal treatlea. Itlehter thaaarea Party. The Incident of tha day was Herr Rich ter's declaration that obstruction In a par llamentary body waa contrary to the dig Blty of the house and that, besides. It was futile and childish. This old radical leader's withdrawal from tha minority and Ilia action In supporting tha conservative and center party majority, which he had been fighting for thirty years, caused Herr Bebel, socialist, to point a finger at htm and exclaim pssslonately: "Go over to the right. Your place ia among the antl emttee." Hrrr Rlcbter made an angry answer. which waa lost In the uproar which fol lowed Herr Be be la remarks. Herr Rlcbter'a entire party followed him and acted with the majority against the I socialists and moderate radicals. Tha step taken by Herr Rlchter was Interpreted la tha lobbies of tha House aa being due to reiterated atucks ot the socialists upon Berlin's liberal municipal government, which la controlled by Herr Rlcbter'a friends, the socialist position being that the Berlin rouncllmen lacked the courage to resist Emperor William' Interference In city affairs. Herr Heine, socialist, today delayed the vote by apeaklng three and a half hours lis walked to the tribune with as armful 'of documents and newspapers, causing 'groans of dismay. Herr Heine began hi speech In a low voice and the conserve ,'tives shouted. "Louder, louder," to which he replied: "I will not wear out my voice iln the drat hour." ' The rest ot his speech waa audible only to those Immediately surrounding him. He waa quite Indifferent to occasional Inter ruptions and Jeers. Afraid at Oaa Bill. I Tha aession lasted until 1:45 p. m., tha dilatory tactics of tha socialists and mod . arsis radii' members occupying tha time. Tha majority was determined to reach a .vote oa tha main question and many ex- citing paesagea characterised the night .session. Herr Spahn, centrist, finally xmoved to lay the twenty-one socialist amendments to the bill oa tha table, and this motion was adopted by 187 votes to (5. At this stage Count Ballestree, president, announced that the Illumination of the hall was not provided for later than 10 o'clock. The Reichstag then adjourned to meet at noon tomorrow, whea tha debate oa tha amendment of the rules will ba resumed. Todsy's aession tasted nine hours and forty-live rainutee. Borrows Money la London. v VICTORIA. B. C, Nov. 13. The British Columbia government hat Seated a loan la london of $S.:00,tMK. The aaance minister received a cable from London last night annoying that the loaa bad beea uaaer writiv at SI per ceau SAGASTA HAS A DIFFICULT JOB Makla a ew iMilih Cabled Gets the Aged Prrmlrr lato Fh Compllrntloas. 'I; . ' MADRID. Nov. 13. A hitch hss ecu. In the formation of the new cabinet . consequence of the desire of Senor Moret to relinquish the interior portfolio for Romero Robledo. Premier Ssgasta. however, wishes Senor Moret to retain the portfolio. The dis agreement has caused friction. After an audience with King Alfonso to day Senor Sagasta Informed a representa tive of the Associated Press that difficulty had arisen regarding the Inclusion ot Robledo In the cabinet. It appears that Senor Romero Robledo msde It a condition of hla entering the cabinet that he be given the Interior port folio, or that two among the cabinet of ficers ahould be chosen from members of his party. He also Insisted upon a con siderable modification In the legislative program of the liberal party. The liberal leadera declined to accede to these con ditions with the result thst the projected formation of a concentration cabinet tell through. All efforts to form a concentration cabi net have now failed and Senor Sagasta has begun an attempt to form a homo genous liberal ministry. A dispatch received here from Tetuan, Morocco, where the Kabyte tribesmen hsve rebelled, shows that the situation baa grown more serious. A body ot armed Tetuanltes baa been de feated In a tight with the rebels and com pelled to retreat to the town. The rebels are encamped at Samoa, half an hour d la- ant from Tetuan, where all business Is suspended. In Madrid the position of tha Europeans at Tetuan la considered to be not grave. The newspapers comment on Spain's con- Inued 111 fortune as evidenced by the fact hat the country Is without a cabinet at the time of such an Important criais. GIBRALTAR, Nov. 13. The British cruisers Furious, Pactolus and Promethua have aalled from here for Tetuan, Morocco. MEMBERS COME TO BLOWS Yloleat Scene Caasee Suspension of Iximr Hoaae of Anatrian Relcharath. VIENNA, Nov. IS. The sittings today of the lower house of the Austrian Relchs rath was susDended on account of the German and Czech members coming to blows. The cause of the trouble was a debate on the advisability of the use of the two lsnguages In tha names of atatlons on tha Bohemian railroads. Herr Schnal started the disorder by sbovting: "You Germans are a lot ot pigs:" whereupon a number of German deputlea cast themselves upon him crying "Smash him!" "Kick him!" which they proceeded to do. Eventually Herr 8chnal waa thrown down the gangway to the bottom of tha amphi theater. ' The fighting continued for a quarter of an hour after the suspension ot the sit ting. "rbreogheut tha" disorder tha com batants were encouraged by hearty plaudits from tha strangers' gallery. MINERS DECLARE STRIKE OFF Many French Coal Workers Go Back aad Congress Order General Resumption. PARIS, Nov. 13. The coal miners' strike baa practically coma to an end. About two-thirds of the strikers have returned to work. The miners' congress now being held at Lena haa voted In favor of the re sumption fo work. Ten thousand strikers, many of them armed with cluba and carrying bannera and red flags, made a demonstration at 8t. Etlenne today. They marched through the streets, but seemed more bent on merry making than creating disorder and no In cident occurred necessitating the interven tion ot the troops. A few Isolated dyna mite outrages are reported from various points In the atrike region, but the damage done waa alight and ot a purely material character. SICILIAN VOLCANO ACTIVE Sends Up flood of Fire, Red Hot Stones and Sweeps Honaea Away. ROME, Nov. 13. The volcano on Strom boll. Ialand. off the north coast of Sicily, Is In eruption. A collossal column of fire Is rising and Incandescent stones are being thrown from the craters. Many bouses bave already been destroyed. AUCKLAND, N. Z., Nov, 13. According to advices from Somoa via Tonga, a vol canic eruption baa broken out In Eavall, the westernmost and largest island of the group. Six craters are reported to be emitting smoke and flames. One village la covered two Inches deep with ashes. HUNT BANDIT, FIND MARQUIS Sicilian Police Captare Maay Noted Men In Their Search for Brigand. LONDON. Nov. 13. A dispatch from Rome says the Sicilian police who bave been trying to capture a brigand named Vorsalone, yesterday raided the district of Cammarata, In the province of Glrgentl, and took aixty peraons prisoners, among them being a marquis, a mayor, several doctors and a number ot lawyers. Ia the course ot the dragnet operations a wealthy land owner named Lino barri caded h'.s bouse and shot one policeman and wounded another. The police, however, failed to capture Varsalone. FRENCH NAVY NEEDS FUNDS Contracts for Three Ships Cancelled Beeaase Money Bans Short. PARIS, Nov. 13. Replying ta aa inter pellation In tha Chamber ot Deputies to day concerning hla action In countermand ing ordera for three battleships, contracts tor which bad been algned by bis prede cessor, tha minister of marine explained that ba bad beea obliged to take thla atep becauae be found that the naval contracts exceeded tha appropriations by $$,000,000. After a lengthy and heated debate the chamber adopted by 3J1 to lit aa order of the day expressing confidence In the gov ernment aad referring tba matter ta the budget commission. TRADE MAKES FOR PEACE Shiw Says Oommeree Has Rendered War Less Probable. rR0US NATIONS BENEFIT ALL WORLD (soft .,v aof Oaa Class or Cow try Rrdoonv o Advantage of Earth Is Truth Business Orajaalsa tloas Mast Teach. WASHINGTON. Nov. 13. A banquet was given at the Arlington hotel tonight In honor of the representatives of foreign commercial bodies who came to attend the dedication of the New York Chamber of Commerce, and who arrived In Washington for a short visit today. In addition to the foreigners there were present Leslie M. Shaw ,nu M'. fy of President Roosevelt's cabinet. Admiral Dewey, Generals Ccrbir., Young and Wood, membera of the diplomatic corpa and local business men. The table was set In oval shape form and was decorated in large yellow chrysanthe- mums and American beautr roses. Mr. A. Barton Hepburn, chairman of the com mittee on reception of the New York Chamber of Commerce, sat at the head of the table with M. Cambon, ambassador of France, on his right and Sir Michael Her bert, ambassador of Great Britain, on his left, while to the right and left of the am bassadors were respectively Prince Henry ot Pless and Count Quadt of the German embassy. Mr. Hepburn Introduced the speakers, among whom were Secretary Ehaw and Major General Young. Mr. Shaw said In part: Speaking for that department which Is supposed more than any other to represent the buslnes Interests of the nation, I take great end peculiar pleasure In bidding wel come to the capitol of the greatest Ameri can republic representatives of so many of the leading commercial nations of the world. Such a gathering as this would have been ImposKible a century ago. In the creation of sentiment rendering this event both natural and agreeable, and in the evolution of conditions making inter national banquets possible, commerce has played a most Important part. The spread of Intelligence and the pru dence of commerce are making for inter national peace, and 1 thank my God that the day has come when nations no longer war without cause, when great navies are no longer looked upon as threatening the peace of the world and when armaments and fortifications have lost much of their terror. Commerce Mnat Be School. The universal recognition of the great truth that the aood fortune of any one class of Individuals redounds to the ad vantage of all. and the prosperity of the people of any one cc ,ntry benefits all nutiorvs, would be of Inestimable advantage to the world. But if this principle 1e ever to be universally recoanlscd commerce must be the schoolmaster and chambers of commerce klndericarteiia of Instruction. 1 have met within the last few days dis tinguished representatives of foreign chambers and listened to eloquent speeches from their lips in the current languuge of this country. In some lnstancta this was not their mother tongue, but they found it to their commercial advantage to edu cate themselves therein. I do not know that the miracle at Babel will ever be re versed, but if it ever .is the convenience of commerce ana not tne rear or nooas win be the occasion. I do not know that the world will ever adopt uniform standards or weight and measures, but 1 am con vinced that such a course would be to tha advantage of commerce and If this ever shall be accomplished tne metric system, for which we acknowledge Indebtedness to nations represented here tonlaht. will of necessity afford the solution, ft is evident that all values will soon be measured lit old. In fact this Is already done Inter nationally and governments that provide anything else than the gold standard for local use impose a tax upon every inter national trancactlon sufficient to bar their people from competition in the world's commerce. Looks for Common 1 aagnage. I may be dreaming when I suggest that some lime, perhaps in tne distant luttiro perhaps sooner than we think, the current tirlces of the world will be written In a common lamcuaae and In uniform measures lot quantity and denominations or money; j but If so, my excuse for the vlaion shall be that more ttian one dream oi yesteruay Is oavlnc dividends todny. The commercial struggle in the years that will follow must not be lor commercial supremacy. Supremacy must not be Bought for supremacy a sake. The superiority of world's people would be the recognition ot debtorshlp to the world. In recollection of blessings Incident to a civilisation planted by previous generations, encouraged, nur tured and advanced by commerce, let the swiftest winds of trade carry the ripened seed of modern Ideas to all lands, under all skies, for the blessing and the advance ment of all peoples. Voani Defends Soldiers. General 8. B. M. Young waa. to bava apoken on "Our Soldiers In the Philip pines," but having to leave early bia speech waa read for him. The address said in part: The election Is now passed and those who expected to gain political advantage by as sailing the army have failed in their ob ject, and the result bave burled that ques tion forever aa a political one, and I feel now 1 can speak the truth about our sol diers, without being accused of having pi'lltlcal bias or defending them for political effect. Taking Into consideration the cir cumstances surrounding them they be haved remarkably well, better than any other nation expected or than we had any reasonable hope to expect. War Is a gama and a very dangerous one. and the rules of conduct should be left to those that are ex perienced In the game. During the civil war the fire In the rear from the so-called copperheads was what the union soldiers most feared. There may nave been some excuse for the existence of copperheads In lvil, but what possible ex cuse could there be for an honest and rea sonable man to fire In the rear ot a Fili pino? jf every accusation that was brought against these soldiers were true, the etay-al-homes, these befoulers of their own nest, these seekers after notoriety, these active uisturbers of the peace of mind of the brave, patriotic wives and mothers, should have had the decency to preoent llirlr wild fancies to tne proper authorltiie, Instead of trying to convince the whole world that our own brothers and kindred were barbnrtans. I ray the American army Is the most humane army that ever waged war, and I could bear out my assertions by Filipino and Chinese, and even Spanish prisoners. War Always Cruel. To carry on war. disguise it as we mav. is to be cruel, ia to kill and burn, and again Kin ano again ourn. Jf it had not been for the Intenee desire of the American people to carry on an easy persuasive war with the Filipino and the earnest attempt of the American officers to carry out that desire tne Filipino war would heve ended In much lees time. You feel confident that our little Japanese friends would have stopped the pattering ot the barefoot little brown brothers through the Jungles in a very short tune and that the aggressive army of our Ger man friends would not have viewed with equanimity the burying alive of their friends as our eoldiers did in obedience to the home sentiment. I am confident that the coming census will have on its list a great many more people and houses than there would have been hao the German army had control for the past four years. I am not an advocate of war either for conqueet or revenge, or as a meana of mak ing good Indiana of the Filipinos, but when war has been decided on by our nation I agree with the Oerman emperor's senti ments and believe the American army should leave such an imprest Ion that fu ture generations shall know we had been there. The Filipinos did not know anything about the laws of war, but the American soldiers In good falih tried to carry out such laws wr.h a half-eivlliied foe. There were Isolated cases where officer exceeded their authority and where laws were vio lated, but violations of laws were cum- (Contluund oa Second Page.) WESTERN MATTERS AT CAPITAL 5ew National Bank Authorised and Appointments Made la Postal Service. v " fFrom a Staff Correspondent.) WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 (Special Tele gram.) The comptroller of the currency has approved the application of the follow ing persona to organise the First National bank of Fulton, S. D.. with a capital of 123,000: J. 8. Anderson, Frank M. Byrne, Allen Cornwell, F. A. McCornack and T. F. Clark. The contract for carrying mail from Elsie to Grant, Neb., baa been awarded to George Fuhr of Elsie, and from Vienna to Hazel, S. D.. to O. C. Owen of Vienna. Bert A Hill hss been appointed substi tute letter carrier at Sioux City, Ia. Claude A. Patterson of Des Moines baa been appointed stenographer and type writer In the land office at Roseburgb, Ore. Depue Detrick, J. H. Peterson and F. A. Scheets bave been appointed rural letter carriers and Elpa Current, Henry Pool, D. H. Breltwelser substitute carriers at Up land, Neb. The postofflce at Coropton, Cherry county. Neb., has been discontinued. Postmasters appointed: Iowa George H. Potter, Banaett. Chickasaw county. South Dakota Bertha M. Howard, Onlda, Sully county; A. E. Ferguaon. Osceola. Kingsbury county; Aloozo E. Hagan, Striuston, Grant county; Lucius G. Staf ford, White Swan, Charles Mix county. Miss Minnie O. Garland ot Cheyenne, Wyo., haa been appointed clerk in the ex perimental station of the Agricultural de partment, to be located outside of Wash ington. Patrick J. O'Oara of Lincoln. Neb., has been appointed a scientific aide In the Ag ricultural department. sanitarians" will meet Iowa Sends Many Delegates to Con vention of American nepwbllea. WASHINGTON. Nov. 13. Below Is a list of delegates from the United States who will attend the sanitary convention of American republics, to b held In this city beginning December 2: Surgeon General 'Walter Wyman and Passed Assistant Surgeon M. J. Rosenau of the public health and marine hospital serv ice; H. L. E. Johnson, Washington, D. C; Arthur E. Reynolds, commissioner ot health, Chicago; Edmond 8ouchon, presi dent Louisiana State Board ot Health, New Orleans; J. Y. Porter, state health officer, Jacksonville; A. H. Doty, quarantine offi cer. New York; L. M. Powers, health offi cer Los Angeles; Charles B. Adams, Sac City, Ia.; Frank William Porterfield, At lantic, Ia.; Dr. Fred W. Powera, Relnbeck, la.; Jamea Taggart Priestly. Des Molnea, Ia.; Dr. Rhett Goode, Mobile; Dr. .Whyte Glendower. White Ca-.'e, La.; Dr. Irving A. Watson, president-National Conference of State and Provincial Health Officers, Concord, N. H., and one medical officer each from tha army and navy ot the United States. ' MORE WORK FOR HAGUE COURT Germany Said to Be Vf UlnaT to Sao-' mtt Unestlon of Chinese Indemnity. WASHINGTON, Nov. 18. Considerable satisfaction la felt at the State department over the reported willingness of Germany to aubmlt to The Hague tribunal the ques tion aa to whether the Chinese Indemnity ahall be paid on a silver or gold basis. The proposition to arbitrate really orig inated with the Chinese government and while Minister Wu refrains from claiming any credit for the Idea, there la good reason to believe that it originated with him. If Germany haa accepted the proposition there is strong ground tor the belief that it will be adopted, but, of couse, there must be a practically unanimous agreement umoag the powt.ro and it is pointed " " , . that England and Japan, the two po out wera that acaled their Indemnity claims down much more severely than the other powers, feel they would not receive their actual expenditure on account of the Boxer re bellion if they accepted a settlement on a silver basis. PRELATES TALK OF INDIANS Hear Reports and Express Their Pleaanre at Government's Attltnde. WASHINGTON, Nov. IS. Cardinal Gib bons presided at the annual meeting ot the archbishops ot the Catholic church at the Catholic university today. Among the matters discussed were the Interests of the Catholic Indian missions in the United States and questions per taining to the American college at Rome, which Is under direction of the archbishops of the United States. Reports on Indian missions were re ceived from Fathers Ketcbuta and Gana of the Catholic Indian bureau and the archbishops expressed their pleasure at tba bearing of the national government toward tha Indian tribes and the treatment of the Indian question in general. Mgr. Kennedy, rector of the college at Rome, submitted a report showing that institution to be in a prosperous condition. The recent purchase of another building for college uses doubled the capacity ot the Institution. HAS NO RIGHT TO INTERFERE Secretary of State Can no Kothinc to Help Mucssil, the Italian Compoaer. WASHINGTON. Nov. IS. Maacagnl'a troubles have not yt been brought to the attention of the State department and the officials there see no reason why they ahould be. Secretary Hay bas no power to inter fere with the course of Justice In tha Mas sacbusetts court. Mr. Mayor des Planches, the Italian am bassador, la now in Boston, and it ia sup posed that, with tbe Italian consul there, be will advise tbe composer ot bis actual rights before tbe Boston courts. ROME. Nov. 13. Foreign Mlntster Prl nettl bas Instructed tbe Italian ambassador at Washington to lend all possible aid to Slgnor Mascagnl, tbe composer, in bla diffi culties, and to go to Boston if necessary Several senators and deputies have given notice ot their Intention to Interrogate tha government on the Mascagnl affair at tba opening of Parliament. ew atampe Heady Salardar. WASHINGTON, Nov. 13. The Poatofflca department hss been notified that the new Issue of 13-cent stampa bearing the portrait ot tbe late President Hsrrtsoa will be ready tor supply to postmasters next Satur day. PROMISE PRESIDENT A SHOT Guides Say Bears An Plentiful in Smede District TRAIN RUNS SEVENTY MILES AN HOUR Roosevelt Gets Impatient and Asks Engineer to Make Faster Time Over Last Part of Ran to Ilantlna Groaada. SMEDES, Miss., Not. 13. President Roosevelt and his party arrived shortly be fore 4 this afternoon and started soon afterward for tbe camp on Little Sunflower river. Aa the distance la about fifteen miles and the trail rough and bad, the chancea are that it was after dark before they- reached the camp. Smedes Is simply a siding on the Yazoo St Mississippi Valley railway where cotton Is loaded from tha big Smede plantations. Work on the neighboring plantations was suspended thla afternoon and several hun dred negroes were at the aiding when the train stopped. Moat of the men sat on tbe cotton bales, but the black mammies and the plckannlnlea stood along the track. They showed their white teeth In bard grins, but made no other demonstrations as the president stepped from the train. He was clad in bunting costume, kakhl riding trousers, heavy leather leggings, blue flannel shirt, corduroy coat and wore a brown slouch hat, around hla waist waa buckled his cartridge belt and at his side hung his Ivory-handled hunting knife. The other members ot the party also wore hunting suits. While the guns, blankets and other small baggage were being loaded Into a four-mule wagon the president chatted with the man ager of the Smede estate and two women who were great admirers of his and who bad come especially to greet btm. Dash Away on Horses. Tbe membera of the party, except Mr. Fish and Mr. Dickinson, mounted small horses and dashed away for the woods at a breakneck canter. Two disappointments met the president here. Mr. Mlngum, who had much to do with arranging the hunt, waa too 111 to proceed to camp tonight and in trying the pack of bounds today half ot the dogs went off after a deer. As there are only twenty- two dogs in the pack the split Is very disquieting, but Mr. Mlngum Is trying to obtain a pack ot twenty-five dogs owned by Bobb, a famoua bear hunter, about 100 miles north of here. In place of Mr. Mingum It has been arranged that Hugh Foote and Hoke Collier will hunt with the president. Paths have been cut through the under growth to be used aa cutoffs to the river crossing and on these stations the members of the party, except the president, will be stationed. Will Lose Five Posada. The president and bis guide will follow the bounda through the undergrowth In order to be at band it a bear Is brought to bay, ' . "It - will be powerful bard." aald Mr. Mingum, "aad I predict, tbje president will lose at least five pounds Is? the next five days. I rode through tberr a few daya ago and when I got out my Clothes were al most torn off. I looked aa if I bad been in a railroad wreck." Mr. Mlngum aaya tbe black beara here about s weigh from 300 to 600 pounds. "We bava a set of scales at the camp," said he "and the beasts will be weighed when they are brought in." Signs of beara In the vicinity of the camp are plentiful and Mr. Parker promises the president a shot before tomorrow evening The president's train is on the sidetrack here and a telegraph station haa been ringed up In a box car on tbe siding. The arrangements made to prevent a crowd of curious people from spoiling the presi dent's fun were admirably carried out The people of Vicksburg wanted to run an excursion here this afternoon to see the president, but the Illinois Central would not permit it. Friends Join Him. CLARKSDALE, Miss., Nov. 13 Presl dent Roosevelt was Joined at Memphis by the members of the hunting party. Stuy vesant Fish ot the Illinois Central, Mr, Dickinson, John M. Parker of New Orleans John McElhenny, formerly a lieutenant In the Rough Riders; Major O.- M. Helm, W. W. Mlngum and H. L. Foote. The latter three are large Mississippi planters and well known bear hunters. Collier, one of tbe guides, was credited by Mr. Parker with having been In at the death of 1.600 bears. 'It will be rough work," said Mr. Parker to the president when he joined him. "That Is exactly what ' I went," replied Mr. Roosevelt. 'And we will have bear meat for Sunday dinner." added Mr. Parker. 'Let us get the bear before we arrange for the dinner," responded the president, laughing. NOT AFRAID OF INVESTIGATION Head of the TnlTeraal Brotherhood tlon. SAN DIEGO. Cal., Nov. 13. Mrs. Rath erlne Tlngley ot tbe Universal Brotherhood bas received word from New York to the effect that the Gerry Society for the Pre vention of Cruelty to Children will send a representative to California for the pur pose of aiding similar societies In thi state In the Institution of proceedings to have the children removed from tbe Raja Yoga school to Point Loma. Mra. Tingley in a statement published today, aays she courts tbe most searching Investigation and haa applied to the atate authorities of California, asking for a commission to investigate the Raja Yoga school at Point Loma. She demands the protection of the state, not only In the interest ot tbe school but In tbe interest of tbe atate of Callfor nla and in Justice to tbe mayor and other officials of San Diego, who have endorsed tha Raja Yoga school. BURNS SHOE, PASSES WEARER Llghtalaar Playa Cartons Praak In Wisconsin School Honse. OCONTO. Wis.. Nov. II A school bouse at Little River waa atruck by lightning In a thunder storm today and burned to tbe ground. The teacher, Mlsa Edna McDowell, and the pupils were all stunned by the shock, but were rescued from ths burning build ing by a fang of laborers. One of the children, a little girl, ia badly burned about the body, but will recover, and one of the laborers had a shoe completely riddled with holes by tha bolt, but escaped unhurt. CONDITION OF THE WEATHER Forecast for Nebraska Fair and Warmer rrlday and Saturday. Temperatare at Omaha Yesterdayi Hoar. Dear. Hnnr. Dear. n a. m . 1 p. m al a a. m n.f 2 p. m 7 n. so at .1 p. m .'! 8 a. m at 4 p. m RO O a. m :: B p. m 3 10 a. m .t:i H p. m T 11 a. m at T p. m al ia m sn h p. m as 9 p. m 34 HEARS CLAIMS TO STATEHOOD Senate Committee Tonra New Mexico Kiamlalsf Witnesses aad Dlntaar wlth Governors. SANTA FE, N. M., Nov. 13. The United States senate committee on territories, in vestigating the claims of territories for tatehood, arrived at the capital ot New Mexico this morning and Immediately called before it the principal Judicial offi cers of the district, together with a largo number of their witnesses. The committee dined with Governor Otero and took a look through the city and sur rounding country. The committee and tha prince of Slam were counter attractions at Santa Fo today. ALBUQUERQUE. N. M.. Nov. 13. The United States senate committee on terri tories arrived In Albuquerque at 11 tonight and was met by a delegation of citizens. The committee finished its work at Santa Fe only thirty mlnutea before train time and left immediately for Albuquerque, where it will resume Ita hearings tomorrow. During the two daya apent in the terri tories It baa hear.! an average of nearly twenty witnesses dully and has kept two official reporters busy transcribing testi mony. While its sessions are secret. It is under stood that the evidence when published will bring out new points on the statehood ques tion. From Albuquerque the committee will proceed further Into the territories, stop ping at those points at which It finds that pertinent testimony can be heard. URY NOW HASJUTLER CASE Verdict Will Be Given Today and Alleged Briber Know Ills Fate. COLUMBIA, Mo., Nov. 13. Arguments In the case ot Colonel Ed Butler, the St. Louis millionaire and politician, being tried on the charge ot attempted bribery, began to day bofore Judge Hockaday. The Judge allowed three and one-halt hours to each side. C. Orrlck Bishop opened for the state and waa followed by Judge Chester H. Krum for the defense. At the afternoon session Attorney Mur ray spoke for tbe state and Charlea P. Johnson for the defense. Circuit Attorney Folk closing for the state. In his instructions Judge Hockaday di rected the jury to find a verdict of guilty It tbey were satisfied that the defendant, at any time between the passage ot the gar bage ordinance and the letting of the con tract, offered, Dr. Chapman 12,500 or any oihor aUm with 'the fhtenf of InnueTicMlfhll rote. The case went to the jury just before court adjourned, but no decision will be made known tonight. MUST PAY THEIR JUST TAXES Bonrd of Equalisation la Invest luiit- Ingr the Corporations of Cook County and Chlcaaro. SPRINGFIELD, 111., Nov. 13. The capi tal stock committee of tbe State Board of Equalization today adjourned for ono week. Its time has been taken up In assessing Cook county corporations. The total la f32.735.S25, which does not Include tbe Pullman company or any ot the public utilities. When the committee again convenes Its attention will be given to Cook county corporations which have not been reported by local assessors. A thorough investigation of Chicago cor porations baa been made, and many re tailers bave been assessed. At this time 7.500 corporations in the state have been served with notices by tba committee. MISSOURI WRECK KILLS ONE Fireman TOlea and Two Other Persoas Aro Injured In Freight Smash. SULLIVAN. Mo., Nov. 13. A beadon collision betwe.n freight trains occurred on the Frisco railroad two miles from here today, killing one man and Injuring two. Dead: JOHN MARTIN, fireman. Injured: Robert H. Murphy, arm and leg broken and badly cut. Joseph Lingenbrlnk, cut and bruised. The causa of tba accident la not known. MUST ANSWER FOR MURDER Pennsylvania Yooth Held by the Coroner for Kllllngr Mother, Fonr Brothers and Sister. PITTSBURG, Nov. 13. The coroner's In quest into the Cawley tragedy, which oc curred at Homestead October 10, waa con cluded today, and tbe jury held Charles Cawley. aged 16 years, for tbe murder of his mother, four brothers and a slater. The prisoner was remanded to Jail to await the action ot the grand Jury. During the Inquest he maintained that stolid in difference which hss characterized him ever aince tbe tragedy. FIX IRRIGATION CONGRESS Officials Decide oa Second Week of September for Holding: Xext Meeting. OGDEN, Utah, Nov. 13. Colonel Maxson, secretary of the National Irrigation con gress, arrived bera today with Fred J. Klersal, chairman of the executive com mittee. They fixed tha time tor the next congresa as September S, I, 10 and 11 ot next year. Movements of Ocean Vessels Hot. IS. At New York Arrived Deutschland, from Hamburg. Sailed La Lorraine, for Havre; Bremen, for Bremen. At the I.lxard Passed La Champagne, from New York, for Havre. At Wueenstown Balled Belgenland, from IJvenool, for Philadelphia; Majestic, from Liverpool, for jww ora. At Liverpool Arrived Noordland. from Philadelphia: Commonwealth, from Ronton. At Genoa Sailed Nord America, for New York. At Rotterdam Arrived Rotterdam, from New York. At Marseilles Arrived Patricia, from Nsw York. ELIOT IS SCORED Ooupers Beplies to Harvard Van's Eulogy of Strike Breakers. BESIDE HIM JUDAS ISCARIOT IS SAINT Labor Leader Does Not Mince Words in Making An'wer. UNION DELEGATES APPLAUD STRICTURES Evidently Agree with All Federation Presi dent Eays on Matter. CONVENTION OPENS, BUT DOES LITTLE Dtaeassea Trouble Between Rival Car penters nraranlsatlone and Re fera It to Special Building Trades Committee. NEW ORLEANS. Nov. 13. Samuel Comp ere, at tha opening ot the American Federa tion today, delivered an impassioned warn ing to the members of the organization. The Immediate future of trade and labor assemblies was seriously endangered, he said, by the conflicting claims of Jurisdic tion msde by different bodies. Unless such matters were approached calmly and handled with moderation the tabor organi sations of the country would aoon be In volved In a conflict which would, by com parison, dwarf all the atrugglrs In which they had so far engaged. Unless something was done to check present tendencies the time would come when laboring men would fight with laboring mon from behind barri cades. His warning of danger and hla counsels of peace and moderation met with a hearty response from the assembled delegates. The first day ot the convention, aside from the president'a address, was not of great Interest to outsiders and many dele gates found it fatiguing, but tomorrow It la expected the annual work ot the conventtoa will be entered upon. Gompers Scores Kllot. When the convention had been called to order President Lee of the New Orleana organizations delivered an address on be- j half of the laboring men of New Orleana, (o which Mr. Gompers responded. Mr. Lee closed hla address ot welcome with a warm tribute to President Gom pers' personality, declaring that the mem bers of the federation would follow btm to the end. President Go:.ipers declared In bis reply that he fully appreciated whatever waa aald of him personally and thought be could best show his appreciation by his silence regarding It. After touching upon the scope and bear ing of the labor union movement. President Gompers declared that it waa amazing to note the ignorance among so-called edu cators. "No man who is an educator." aald President Uompers. "and praises a strike . breaker la fit for the nosltlnn ha rnntt ' Compared to such a man Benedict Arnold a jn.rrtyy and JAaJgMrJjrt.a ailrt.? . Although no hamc vrua mentioned. It waa ' understood by the delegates that reference tae made to the head of one of the leading educational institutions of the country, and they applauded with vehemence. Cheers were again called forth when It waa de clared that the man who acted the role of a strike breaker waa looking backward to ward barbarism and not toward the future. Dclearates in the Convention. A roll was made for the report of the roramlttee on credentials and that body not being entirely prepared, considerable delay resulted. The report declared that sixty nine national organizations, nine state or ganizations, fifty-five central bodies, fifty four local and federal bodice and four fra ternal delegates bad reported and were en titled to representation. The total voting strength of the bodies represented by the delegates wss about 10.QO0. It waa recommended that credentials be denied to a number of delegates who were opposed chiefly because of nonpayment of dues. A protest against the seating ot the delegates of the Amalgamated Association of Carpenters was made by the Vnited Brotherhood of Carpentera and Joiners. Upon motion tho contest was referred back to the committee for further actlan. Jsmes Duncan moved that a special com mittee be appointed to which all dleputea between the branches of the building trades should be referred, this committee to re port direct to the convention. Thla mo tion, which removed much of tbe work in cidental to the dispute between the carpen ters from tho floor of the convention, waa adopted. A special committee was alao appointed to consider the differences between the longshoremen and other organizations who claim the former are Intruding upon their territory. Growth of Organisation. President Gompers, In hla annual report, as Id that In the past year six new na tional unions have been organized, two are in the process ot formation, while others are in a position to form national organizations from existing local unions of the trade. Charters have been Issued to fourteen national and International unions, six state branches, 127 central labor unions and to 877 trade and federal labor unions, a total ot 1,024 charters during tha year. At the end of the fiscal year there were affiliated with the Federation ninety nlno national and lcternatlou.l autoes, composed of approximately 14,000 locals, twenty-elx state federations, 424 city cen tral bodies and 1,483 local unions. The affiliated national unions have chartered not less than 8,500 local unlona with a total membership of not less than 300,000. Mr. Gompera cautioned tba membera ot trade unlona directly affiliated against tha formation of national societies before auf flclent members and experience bad been secured. Aside from the miners' strike, be ssld. the contests between capital and labor bave been few generally tor higher pay and shorter hours and havs generally been successful, one organization reporting aa Increase of not less than II, 000,000 to lis membera. Mr. Gompers then reviewed the miners' atrika at length, aaying that In the present arbitration proceedings a great moral vic tory bad been won for union labor and that tbe contest waa a splendid exhibition of solidarity on tba part of tha men. He denounced tha Idea ot compulsory arbitration, aaying that aa a remedy It ia worse thsn the dlseass it seeks to cure, while voluntary arbitration after concilia tion bas failed la the ideal plau. He op posed tbe idea of compulsory incorporation of labor unions, saying that while the plan seemed fair on the surface, the well known prejudice against labor organizations on tbe part of Judges would make tbe plan hazardous, and that the result of Incorpora tion might be the outlawing of tba unload.