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OMAHA, TUESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 25, 1902-TEN PAGES.
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CUBAN STRIKE RIOT
One Man Killed aiid Eighty-Two Wonnded
in Street Disturbance.
ALL HAVANA LABOR IS AT STANDSTILL
Oook, Clerks and All Orate Work to Sup
port O gar Maker
STREET CARS, HOWEVER, GO ON RUNNING
Mob Btonei Trolleys and Forces Ambassadors
to Walk Intt City.
OFFICIALS ACCUSED Of AIDING TROUBLE
Mayor and Government Secretary Stop
rot Ire from Acting Till Prealdent
Palma Threatens to Send
Troop to Scene.
HAVANA, Nor. 24. At the result of con
flicts of a serious nature todsy between th"e
police and the strikers hers two are dead
and eighty-two others wounded. Firs of
the wounded, one a lieutenant of police.
whose threat was cut bjr a striker, hare
The police had the rioters well under
control this evening, but every precaution
was being taken to prevent further out
break of disorder, and all the police and
rural guards In the suburbs have been sum
tnoned.to conar titrate In Havana.
Tha strike, which at Brat only concerned
the cigar workers, became general this
morning when all tradea walked out In
Sympathy. Merchants closed their doors
thla morning, clerks, cooks and every class
cf workmen having obeyed the command of
tha union, except the motormcn and con
ductors of the electric cars.
Hold Vp Street Tars.
Trouble began early when the electric
cars were held up by the strikers, whose
wrath was directed against the street rail
Several cars were held up and atoned on
the outskirts of the ctty and the passengers
were compelled to walk Into Havana, among
them being the British and German minis
ters. Several cars were wrecked and sonie
motormen and conductors were Injured dur
Ing the rioting.
The car men, however, continued running
their cara until 10, when the superintendent
ordered a suspension of traffic. The em
ployee were willing to remain at work, but
the officers of the company deemed It wise
to suspend the service.
A mob of strikers drove the men on the
Western railroad from the tralna during
The mayor of Havana and the secretary of
the government, Dleg Tamayo, bad during
tha past week openly sympathized with tho
atrlkera and had given orders to the pollen
not to use force In dispersing the crowds
and under these conditions the police were
unable to cope with the strikers.
The situation waa approaching a critical
bolot at Boon, . serious . disorders having
taken place In front of the palace itself, in
which a police officer named Maao and a
number of policemen and atrlkera received
President Palma aent word to the mayor
that unless the city authorities could pre
serve order the state would intervene. Tho
mayor then took drastic measures and is
aued an edict prohibiting crowds from
gathering in tha streets and authorising the
chief of police to kill It it waa necessary to
By this time the strikers had become em
boldened and frequent clashea between them
and the police occurred In all parts of tb
city. The police were obliged to charge
mob pt rioters at the slaughter house an
several were Injured. The vigorous atti
tude of the police now made Itself felt an
traffio on the car lines was resumed and
continued with only occasional interrup
tlona. Moat of the Injuries sustained by the
atrlkera were cauaed by the policemen
Veteran Offer Aid.
The Central Veterans' union, headed by
General domes, held a meeting thla after
' noon and aent word to the labor union
that if the disorders continued the veterana
would offer their aervlcea to Prealdent
Palma to preserve order.
No bread or meat waa on aale today and
a continuance of the strike will cause much
suffering to the poor. The police tear that
trouble may' occur In the city tonight and a
detachment of rural guarda la expected to
reach Havana at I: SO tomorrow morning.
Senor Tamayo has resigned his office of
secretary of government, but President
Palma will not accept his resignation until
the strike baa been settled. The public
blames Tamayo for his active participation
and says he and the mayor are responsible
for today's riots, as at a political meeting
on Wednesday, at which he waa chairman,
be endorsed the action of the atrlkera.
FUNERAL OF HERR KRUPP
To Take Place from Little Old Iloaa
Where HI Father Oace
BERIJN, Nov. 24. Emperor William
Will attend the funeral of Herr Krupp.
which will take place from the little old
house where his father lived while striv
ing to cast the first steel gun.
The will of the deceased guomaker, ac
cording to a semt-authorltatlve atatement,
provides that the worka aball not be turned
Into a Joint atock company under twenty
five years. Meantime the revenues of the
whole property will go to th widow and
after her death to tha eldest daughter.
The value of the estate, estimated by
bankers who were connected with Herr
Krupp, 1 $75,000,000.
This does not include securities owned
by the deceased outside his manufacturing
plants, which may possibly amount to aa
The aulclde theory haa not yet qutted.
The Cologne Gazette ssys:
Whether he died of shock due to excite
ment and tmbli ferment over the attacks
made upon him, or whether, adjudging
himself guilty, ha took his own life, are
question which, however answered by the
accusation itself, must halt at hia death.
The phvslslana Who were In attendance
upon Herr Krupp have drawn up a state
ment which for the present Is kept secret,
but It la understood that it declares ha died
It appeare thatafter Herr Krupp regained
conaclousness on Saturday he Instated on
discussing with his solicitor, Herr Korn,
the prosecution of the newspapers for pub
lishing accusationa against him and, there
upon, the aecond atroke followed.
GCAYAQUIL, Ecuador. Nov. 24 A heavy
earthquake shock waa felt last night at
Lattatacunga, province of Leo a.
RE-ENACTS DEATH SCENE
uapected Msrderer tines Through All
Detail of Mr. Gore's
PAKW'. Nov. 24. The Gore trsgedy waa
resented In a dramatic aspect today, when
he French officials " -k De Rydzewskl to
he scene of the o .,y e and compelled
him to re-enact ever 'A, -f the affair.
This was done in accord i. ''French
The chamber waa arranged a..
night of the fatality and the same
was placed in De Rydsewskl'a hand to a.
out his version.
As far as known the prisoner went
hrough the ordeal without wavering from
his first story.
Acting on instructions to thoroughly in
vestigate the occurrence, Consul General
Gowdy today requested four representative
American physlciana living in Paris to form
commission, conduct an Independent au
topsy and report on the circumstances and
probabilities of how Mrs. Gore met her
The French officials having the case In
their charge decided unexpectedly to hold
the "reconstruction of the scene" this aft
ernoon Instead of waiting longer. Thla in
teresting formality occurred in the room
where the tragedy took place. . The only
persons admitted were the examining mag
istrate, the commissary of police. Dr. Soc-
quet, who performed the autopsy; Oastlne
Bennette, the expert armorer; De Ryd
sewskl and Lawyer Cruppl.
A representative cf Mr. Gowdy, M. Paquet,
applied for permission to be present, but
the magistrate refused on the ground of re
quirement! of the law. The party arrived
at the house at 3 o'clock.
De Rydzewskl re-enacted the final scene,
giving complete details aa to the positions
of Mrs. Gore and himself.
As a result of the ordeal the examining
magistrate has decided to set De Rydzewskl
at liberty provisionally.
VENEZUELA AGAIN ' INVADED
Colombian. Government Considered
Innocent of Offense, bnt Meld
to Be Responsible.
WILLEMSTAD, Island of Curacoa, Nov.
24. A new invasion of Venezuela from Co
lombia occurred recently, when 2,200 rev
olutionist, Venezuelan and Colombian lib
erals, aa the result of the surrender of
General Uribe-Uribe and commanded by
Generals Bangel Garblraa and Eeplrltu
Santo Moralea, entered Venezuelan terri
On Saturday last, after a severe en
counter at Laa Dantaa with Venezuelan
troops commanded by President Castro's
brother, the revolutionists were checked.
Colombia la generally considered aa be
ing Innocent of the movement, though the
government at Caracas insists that Co
lombia la responsible.
CARACAS, Sunday, Nov. 23. General
Velutlna, in the eastern provtncea, will
leave tomorrow for Barcelona and Cluded
Bolivar, with 2,500 men to inaugurate a
campaign against the revolutionists. In
an Interview today General Velutlna said:
The revolutionist. Have l.Wtt men at
Barcelona, but 1 do not believe any hard
nghting will be necessary to capture thwe
troops. 1 command the Andonos, who will
enter the combat with the prestige of vie- j
inrv With the fall of Barcelona ana
Cludaa uoiiDai me uprising win oe enueu
and Venezuela will enter on a long period
of peace. A new revolution Is not ferfred.
xhere can never be another Matos. sup
ported bv foreign capital, leading military
chiefs, warships, lO.uuu men and plenty of
WASHINGTON. Nov. 24. United Statea
Minister Bowen at Caracas haa Informed the
State department that an official bulletin
announces that forces from Colombia In
vaded Venezuela on the 16th Inst., and were
defeated on the 19th. The forcea referred
to by Mr. Bowen are supposed to be Vene
zuelan Insurgents, who entered the Ooaklra
peninsula from Colombia and approached
It waa announced last week that the
Caatro government was dispatching a force
by water to meet the Invaders.
APPROVES SUGAR CONVENTION
British Iloaae of Commons Supports
Government In Abolishing; 1
LONDON, Nov. 24. After a lengthy de-
bat the House of Commona today passed
a resolution approving the action of the
British government in signing the Brussels
The bouse itself and tha public galleries
were crowded In anticipation of the dis
cussion. Mr. Chamberlain waa the center of at
traction and made the apeech of the even
ing. Party lines were not observed during
the debate, aeveral unionist members sup
porting Sir William Harcourt'a amendment
to censure the government for Its action.
The possible attitude of the United Statea
government entered largely Into the de
bate. Thomas Shaw maintaining that In
order to live up to the convention Great
Britain would be compelled to enforce
countervailing duties against the United
Statea and Ruasls, with the reault that the
West Indies would be robbed of their best
customer, aa the United Statea now took
four-fifths of the West Indian product.
Mr. Chamberlain, who, on rising to make
hia last speech prior to his South African
trip, waa loudly cheered, declared that
Great Britain must carry out ita fiscal sys
tem In Its own way without the altghtest
reference to the opinion of foreign coun
tries. The abnegation of the government's
attitude at the sugsr conference would be
a breach of International faith.
The abolition of the augar bounties waa
merely a matter of common justice to the
West Indies, while at the aame time auch
action restored the relations between cap
ital and labor and production and exchange
to their natural phase.
He maintained that even It the pecuniary
aacrlflce that those In Great Britain might
make In paying a trifle more for their augar
were twice aa great they were atill bound
to abolish the bounties and relieve the
West Indies on the grounda of national
honor and justice to all parte of the em
pire. HURRICANE JN ARGENTINA
One Hundred People Killed aad as
Maay Honse Destroyed by
BUENOS AYRES. Nov. 24. A 'hurricane
haa swept over San I' r bane, province of
Santa I Fe. A hundred houses were de
stroyed. 100 persons were killed, a number
were injured and railroad and telegraphic
commuatcatiou waa Interrupted.
Strike Lead to Martial Law.
Bl'ENOS AY RE'S. Nov. 24. As a result
of strikes the government haa Issued a
decree establishing martial law in thla city,
and throughout the provlncea of Buenos
Ay res and Santa F.
RAISE ALL RATES IN WEST
Railways Will Make United Move to
Enhanoe Charge an Freight.
RISE WILL BE AT LEAST TEN PER CENT
Increased Coat of Labor and Supplies
1 Given a Reason for Tsxlng
tappers Between Chicago
and Pacific Coast.
CHICAGO, Nov, 24. "Railroad freight
ratea are lower than they ought to be un
der the new scale of wages and the present
cost of supplies," said Paul Morton, second
vice president of the Santa Fe, tonight.
Thla he followed up by declaring that a
campaign waa about to be started with a
view of raising all freight ratea In terri
tory between Chicago to the Pacific coast,
which would probably aggregate at least 14
"Some measure will have to be taken
very speedily," he declared, "to readjust all
our freight tariffs to meet the demanda of
the altuation. Everything that the rail
roads need and deal in has been raised In
price. The views I express are the views
of othera also and we are going to try to
do something toward readjustingour rates."
MEAN TO STOP HOLDUPS
Railway May Combine to Throttle
Train Robbing; aa an
CHICAGO, Nov. 24. Train robbery as an
Industry may be throttled through the con
certed action of railroad and express com
panies operating throughout the middle
Local officials of some of the roads di
rectly interested, through recent holdups,
have been spurred to drastic measures.
The Davenport robbery of the fast Rock
Island train waa the atraw that broke the
camel'a back. The company. In conjunc
tion with the United States Express com
pany. Jointly offered a reward, today, of
$5,000 for the arrest and conviction of the
men who robbed their train.
In addition the Burlington officials an
nounced that a dead train robber would be
worth $1,000 to any of its employes.
Officials of the Chicago. Milwaukee St.
Paul, Illinois Central and Chicago Alton
road coincided with Mr. Delano'a state
ment, and declared that they would not
hestltate to bear their share of any burden
brought about by a concerted movement
to eradicate the evil.
Official Approve Fresh Isrvry
tween Kansas City aad
KANSAS CITY. Nov. 24. The Rock la-
land has rerouted Ita Kansas Clty-8t
Louis line between Windsor, Mo., and Kan
The new survey, officially approved today,
leavea Warrensburg 'thirteen miles to the
north, cut a out three big tunnela which
were on the old line. Including one of
, 100 feet at chapel Hill, one of 700 feet at
Devil'a Hogback and another of 2,000 at
Blue Cut, near Independence.
The new line takea in Chtlhowee, Hoi
den, Stranburg. Pleasant Hill, Lees Sum
mit, Raytown and leaving Independence
three mllea to the aouth entera Kansas
City on a line which parallels the Alton
tracks from the Big Blue river. The Kan
aaa City Suburban Belt railway tracks
will be used Into Kansaa City.
OREGON ASKS NEW POWER'
Want Legislative Leave to Merge
with Branch or Cat-OfT
HELENA, Mont., Nov. 24. A certificate
waa filed with the secretary of atate today
bearing the algnature of E. H. Harrlman,
president of the Oregon Short Line railway,
and Alexander Millar, secretary, which
makea aeveral amendments to the charter
of that corporation.
The amendments permit thes. company to
acquire and operate steam ferry boats;
also to acquire by leaae, merger, purchase
or consolidation branch or cut-oft lines.
WU URGES TRADE PUSHED
Saya China Want American Goods
and It Merchant Caa Be
BAN FRANCISCO. Nov. 24. Several hun
dred buslnea men, representing the com
mercial bodies of this city, today tendered
a reception to Wu Ting Fang.
In responding to an addreaa his excel
There Is a great market in the Orient for
you. China has stood still for centuries,
but Its door Is now open to foreign com
merce and It is for you to develop your
trade. In dealing with my countrymen I
want to warn you gentlemen that you must
not adhere to the hard and fast rules In
vogue over here. When we Chinese make
a promise I want you to understand that
our word Is aa good aa anothera bond.
therefore, I beg to suggest that when a
merchant in China gives you an order you
accept his word. He will always keep It.
Remember the friendship thus formed will
be a permanent one. The first transaction
with a Chlneae merchant la very lmpor
Now I see many things here which wi
reuulre In China, but you have restricted
our merchants to such an extent that they
cannot come over here and Inspect your
goods. Upon the subject of Chinese Im
migration 1 do not propose to Inrreaae your
trade ten-toia. Uo not exclude, our mer
chants, travelers or students from this
country, for they can and will do immense
good to you. For your good I wish you
to remember this China Is a vast country
and while it is making extensive reforms
It is dlmcult to introduce Innovations,
beg of you, therefore, not to be too san
gulne or to count too much on my ability
to bring about an Increase of trade with
your country, when I am in office aa mln-
laler or commerce.
WAREHOUSE MEN TO CONVENE
Question of Fire Insnraaco aad Kegs,
tlablo Receipts Are Matters to
NEW YORK. Nov. 24. Several Important
matters will be discussed and acted upon
at the annual convention of tha American
Warehouse association, which will be held
at Washington on December 3 to B in
clusive. Particular interest will center In the sub
ject of fire Insurance. Warehouse men com
plain of their inability to obtain a sufficient
amount of insurance. 'The eompanlea. It
aeems. have been cutting down their lines
to surh an extent that warehouse men have
been obliged to aeek Inaurance with foreign
Another feature of tha meeting will be a
renewal of the effort to have warehouse re
cslpts mad negotiable.
END IS NOT YET REACHED
Strike Settlement May Re Arrived at
Today at Conference In
SCRANTON. Pa., Nov. $4. The strike
negotiatlona have been suddenly shifted
from this city to Washington and New
York. Tomorrow the Independent operatore'
committee expecta to hold a conference
with the presidents of the coal roada re
garding their position and at the aame
time a meeting between Wayne MacVeagh
and possibly other attorneys representing
the coal roads, and Mr. Mitchell and his
attorneys will be held in the national
capltol. ' :
Although the miners' representatlvea did
not know why they were summoned to
Washington, they believa the eompanlea
have something to offer. Wayne Mac
Veagh waa in telegraphic communication
at noon with Clarence S. Darrow, and
later called him up on the long distance
telephone from Philadelphia.
Mr. MacVeagh said he wished a confer
ence with Mr. Mitchell and himself, and
desired that they all tneejt In Washington
tomorrow. From Washington It Is ex
pected the party will go to New York, re
turning here on Friday.
The larger part of the Committee of In
dependent operatora left tor-New York thla
afternoon, whither several of the resident
attorneys of the large eompanlea also went
for the purpose of conferring with the
head officials of the corporatlona they rep
resent. The conciliation, or subcommittee, of the
commission, Messrs. Parker, Watkina and
Clark, waa at headquarters all day, but was
not called upon to offer Ita conciliatory
assistance to either side. '
NEW YORK. Nov. 24. John Markle vis
ited the offices of at leaat two of the coal
road presidents In this city today. He
saw Mr. Walter of the Lehigh Valley and
Mr. Fowler of the New York, Ontario t
It was said at his office that Mr. Fowler
told Mr. Markle that be knew of no ar
rangement for a conference with the inde
pendent operators. i
WASHINGTON, Nov. 24. Colonel Carroll
D. Wright had a conference with the presi
dent today. He outlined the work of the
commission. Indicating that whatever might
be the result of the conferences between
the representatives of th4 operatora and
the miners, the commission would probably
proceed with ita work and endeavor to
reach a definite conclusion ; which might be
used as a basta for the adjustment of stm
liar controversies in the future.
Members of the commission were of the
opinion that the operators and miners will
reach aa agreement upon all polnta raised.
TOO MANY STAMPS FOR SALE
Offer Lead to the Arrest of Two Men
In Chicago May Be; Connected
with Blar Robbery.
CHICAGO, Nov. 24. Two urvn who reg
latered at the Wyoming hotel last Friday
aa E. H. and F. B. Fuller: of Memphis,
were arrested last evening And are said
to be wanted in eonnecnotj, with a big
stamp robbery,- "' 'til , .-- -
Whether or . not they were Implicated
in the $74,000 Chicago postofflce robbery
of last year is not known. A third man
who appeared at the hotel thla morning
is believed to have been taken into cus
tody, although the postofflce authorities
will neither confirm nor deny the report,
E. H. Fuller, aaid at one time to have
been in the employ of a prominent firm
la this city, approached a member of that
firm. It la alleged, on Saturday and sought
to dispose of $1,600 worth of stamps. -
Suspicion waa aroused and letters and
telegrams were Intercepted at the hotel
in which mention was made of the dis
position of "swsg." The men were ap
parently about to leave the hotel hurriedly
They are not thought to have any knowl
edge of the mall wagon robbery of last
BUTLER URGES EDUCATION
Colombia President Say School Are
Training; Ground for
CHICAGO. Nov. 24. Nicholas Murray
Butler, prealdent of Columbia university,
delivered a lecture at the Auditorium to
night on "Municipal Education."
Cities, he said, were the manifestation of
the forcea which were making great com
binations of capital and creating organized
labor. They were the outgrowth of Indus
trial and commercial progress, and aa manu
factures and trade Increased so would the
great centers of population. The great
problem that confronted the municipality
was fundamental education. It cost about a
fourth, and in some cases a third, of the en
tire expense of maintaining a great city to
maintain an adequate elementary educa
tional system, but schools must be main
tained, and the American type of Individual
ism, which waa the aafety of the nation,
must be conformed with in tha teaching of
DILLON SUFFERS RELAPSE
Condition I Hot Alarming, bat
Enaraajement Made Aro
CHICAGO. Nov. 24. John Dillon, who fell
111 yeaterday, suffered a relapse tonight.
While his physicians say there Is little like
lihood that hia condition will become alarm,
ing they are in almost constant attendance
upon him, aa they tear another turn for
All Mr. Dillon's engagementa to apeak in
Canada have been cancelled.
"The first of Mr. Dillon's engsgementa
that he can hope to fill ia that in Wash
ington, on December 7," aald Dr. Ouerin to
night. "If he la well enough by that time
be will speak in the capital city and go from
there to New York, where he will take pas
sage for Europe on Deo-ruber 13. His fever
haa abated aomewhat, but he la completely
run down from overwork."
DISEASED CATTLE BOTHER
Massachusetts Offlclnl Fail to Stamp
Oat Foot aad Mouth
BOSTON. Nov. 24. Altirough the entire
fore of inspectors of the Msssacbuaetts
Cattle commission haa been working hard
for two weeka hoping to atamp out the foot
and mouth disease. It was admitted today
that tha disease haa become almost epl
demlc in this state.
The laat epidemic In England, some
twenty yeara ago, coat that country over
$7,000,000. while it took $8,000,000 to atamp
out a similar epidemic In France.
All cattle showing aymptoma of the die
aaa aro bain; quarantined.
GOOD OFFICE TO FILL SOUS
Vacancy in North Platte Land Offioe Calls
for Immediate Attention.
LAND FRAUDS THE TALK OF WASHINGTON
Senator and Congressmen Assure
the Department . of Support
In apreula( the
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON, Nov. 24. (Special Tele
gram.) Senatora Dietrich and Millard Im
mediately after their arrival in Washington
will take up the appointment of register at
the North Platte land office in place of
Frank Bacon, who died recently. In view
of the death of Mr. Bacon the office haa
practically ceased to do business and until
the senators deride upon a successor the
work of the office will remain at a stand
still. It la not expected that an appoint
ment will be made until the senate gets
down to the work of considering executive
nominations, aa an ad Interim appointment
would necessitate giving of an additional
bond. It ia thought tbr.t the senatora have
agreed upon the succession, but they will
probably consult the newly elected con
gressman from that district In the matter,
ao that harmony will prevail all around. It
la understood hero that the congressmen
elect will be consulted on all matters per
taining to their dlstrlcta, especially In re
lation to land office matters, and aa to
postmasters they will be expected to indi
cate their preferences. Senator Millard being
outspoken In his desire to unload postofflce
appolntmenta upon the newly elected con
gressmen from the North Platte aection In
After a visit to aeveral heads of depart
ments today and after talks with represen
tative republicans Mr. Rosewater reached
the conclusion that there will be little or
nothing done during the coming session of
congress outside of routine legislation,
which Includes the passage of appropriation
bills. Mr. Rosewater haa also arrived at
the conclusion that there will be no extra
aesslon of the Fifty-eighth congress unless
there Is a conference of republican members
of the new congress with a view of reach
Ing an agreement as to what should be done
on questions which seem to be Interesting
tho country most at thla time trusts and
Stir Cp Legislators.
The recent disclosures in The Bee regard
ing the methods of csttlemen and othera In
tereated In the great acheme to segregate
vast areaa of public lands to the detriment
of homesteaders not only crested a sensa
tion among those engaged In prosecuting
land clalma in Washington, but senatora
and members of the house arriving in the
national capital called almost Immediately
upon Secretary Hitchcock and Commis
sioner Hermann to assure these officials of
their hearty aupport in the course the de
partment haa pursued in suspending fraud
ulent widow entrlea in Nebraska and else
where and generally taking prompt meas
ures to bring offenses against the laws to
the attention of courta.
Senator Oibson of Montana waa one of the
callers upon Secretary Hitchcock today and
informed the secretary aa to condition in
hia atate. "There have been gross frauds
In Montana," aald Senator Gibson, "and I
only wish a special agent could be sent into
my atate to Investigate conditions, aa
aeems to have been done in Nebraska."
Doubtful About Commission.
Senator Allison of Iowa, whose attitude
aa to tariff revision ia definitely known. Is
Inclined to doubt the wisdom of the ap
pointment of the much discussed tariff com
mission suggested by the president. He
questions whether such a commission be
feasible, and whether ita Investigations
might not be interminable. "I shall want
to investigate many of these questions for
myself, whatever a commission of experts
ahould do," aaya he. He also doubts If the
work of a commission would be of much
real value, aa congress would find It neces
sary to go over much of the same work be
fore it took action. The senator thlnka it
tho tariff la to be revised In an extra ses
sion that auch sessions ahould be called next
September rather than In March or early
New national Bank.
The comptroller of the currency baa ap
proved the application of W. J. Halderman
of Burchard, Neb.; J. H. Halderman, Jacob
F. Halderman, Fred Parll and H. K. Pari!
to organize the National Bank of Pawnee
City, Neb., with a capital of $50,000. The
comptroller has also authorized the follow
ing national banks to begin business: First
National bank cf Webster, S. D., capital
$25,000; First National bank of Bloomfleld,
Neb., capital $'3,000.
The National Bank of North America of
Chicago haa beenapproved as reserve agent
for the Citizens' National bank of Slaseton,
The contract for carrying the mall from
Story to Barner, Wyo., was awarded P. S.
Bowling of Story.
Postmasters appointed: Iowa Frank
Allen. Avery, Monroe county; Mra. Mary A.
Whitfield, Calliope, Sioux county; Peter
Heignard, Flacua, Shelby county; Herbert
O. Reed, Sergeant Bluff. Woodbury county.
These Iowa rural free delivery routea will
be established January 1: Everly, Clay
county, one route, area twenty-aeven aquare
miles, population 336; Hosper, Sioux
county, one route, area twenty-three aquare
miles, population 462; WulmDy, Cherokee
county, one route, area twenty-four aquare
mllea nonulatlon 349. The poetomces
Newklrk and Fielding will be discontinued
and Hagerly and Wallace aupplied by rural
CHAFFEE SEES PRESIDENT
noes to Washington ana- neveive
on HI Work.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 24. Major General
Chaffee reported to Secretary Root today.
He appeared in uniform and upon hia ar
rival held an Impromptu reception in the
Later, accompanied by Adjutant Oeneral
Corbln, be made official calls on Secretary
Hay and Secretary Moody. Subsequently
be had a long talk with Secretary Root
unon condltlona in the Philippines, with
especial reference to the plana of the de
partment for tha reduction of the army
Aa a reault of hia recommendationa
general order relative to the methods of
reducing the army will be Issued.
Later In the day Secretary Root presented
htm to the president, who cordially con
gratulated General Chaffee on bia work
In China and the Philippines.
Select 'south Dnkota Site.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 24. Assistant Sec
retary Taylor haa aelected as the site for
the federal building at Pierre. 8. D., the
northeaat corner of , Retreat and Huron
atresia. Tha prlca la $5,000.
CONDITION OF THE WEATHER
Forecast for Nebrsxka Fair Tuesday and
rmci In estern Portion; tdnesilay
Colder and Fair Exrept Probably Rain
or Snow in Northwest Fortlon.
Temperature at Omaha Yeaterdayi
Hour. Dear. Hoar.
5 a. m 4u 1 p.
6 a. m ...... 8 a p.
T a. m ...... ST a p.
N a. m ...... 8.1 4 p.
B a. m ..... . 3,1 ft p.
10 a. m 87 p.
11 . m 87 7 p.
ia m 80 Hp.
TRAIN WRECKS KILL FOUR
Exploding; Boiler Destroys Locomotive
In Pennsylvania and Breeds
, ALTOONA. Pa.. Nov. 24. By the explo-
alon of a locomotive at Mineral Point, thirty-two
mllea west of here, today two men
were killed and three Injured.
SCOTT SEESE. aged 38, flagman.
DAVID PRINGLE. age 38, engineer.
Samuel Davis, conductor.
A. W. Snyder, brakeman.
George Miller, fireman.
The locomotive waa In the rear of a
freight train helping push It up the west
ern slope of the Allegheny mountains, when
without warning the boiler exploded.
DENISON, Tex., Nov. 24. The opening
of a switch In the Sealoy (I. T.) yards of the
'Frisco road while a northbound extra train
waa passing last night caused the latter
bait of the extra to leave the track. The
derailed cars plunged across the yard and
plowed Into a string of boarding cara on
the aiding where seventy-five laborers were
quartered. Two were killed and fifteen In
MOTOR FIVE HUNDRED MILES
Auto Runs from St. Louis to Chicago,
but Paaaenger Have Had
CHICAGO, Nov. 24. A distance of BOO
miles. Instead of the 300 they atarted out to
cover, was traversed by three automobllists
from St. Louis, who arrived at Chicago to
night. Their vehicle waa spattered with mud and
the wheela heavy from gumbo. The particl
panta declared they would never undertake
another St. Louls-Chtcago trip until a ma
cadara roadway had been constructed. They
left St. Louis last Saturday morning and
say the only good roads found were In East
St. Louis and the Chicago boulevards.
DIES IN DAUGHTER'S ARMS
Tennessee Man Shoot III Murderer
Just n He I About to
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 24. Fred Gersld
waa burled today In Elmwood cemetery. He
was one of the victims of a double tragedy
at Plnckney on Saturday afternoon.
Weaver Holmes, a negro, waa beating hia
wife when Gerald interfered. Holmes, who
waa intoxicated, drew a revolver and shot
Gerald tw,lce. ' Miss Corinnne Gerald, hia
daughter, waa standing by and as her
father fell she caught him in her arms
Almoet at his last gasp Gerald drew a re
volver and shot the negro, killing him In
KELLY MAY SURRENDER NOW
Son Die and He I Half Expected
to Wish to View
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 24. Charles Kelly,
wanted for months as a witness In tha
bribery prosecutions, msy surrender him
self to take a last look at his 12-year-old
aon, who died today.
Mrs. Kelly, who Is overcome with grief,
sobbingly declared tonight she had no idea
vh.r. Vi l" hii.hanit waa Atiaw rav T.Ma
KnntnW 98 tho Ihru.v.ir
' J . v,
limitations will have expired and the par-
ties whom Kelly is declared to be shielding
cannot be legally reached.
TRANCE LASTS TWO MONTHS
Girl Eats Instinctively, but
Not and Remain Un
conscious. CENTRALIA, 111., Nov. 24. Dora Meek,
who fifty-six daya ago, relapsed into a
somnolent trance, has- not In that time
evinced distinct consciousness or spoken a
Once when forced to breathe ammonia
fumea she coughed, half rose from bed,
mumbled Incoherently a moment and then
relapsed. The further use of ammonia waa
desisted from for fear of suffocation.
She eata a little each day, yet apparently
doea it Instinctively.
PATRICK WANTS NEW TRIAL
Mast Convicted of Marder Will Make
Another Attempt to Save
NEW YORK. Nov. 25. Argument made
on the motion made a few days ago tor a
new trial for Albert T. Patrick, which
waa to have taken place before Recorder
Ooff, was adjourned until Wednesday be
cause of the absence from the city rt
Asslstsnt District Attorney Garvin, who
haa charge of the prosecution's side ot the
Patrick waa convicted of the murder
of William M. Rice.
SEND NEGROES TO LIBERIA
Three Handred Black Men Will
Shipped to West African
SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 24. D. J. Flum
mer, agent of the Liber lan Colonization ao
clety of Birmingham, ia here arranging to
send on January 20 next 300 negro colonists
to Liberia. The steamship Donnsld of New
York has been chartered.
Movements of Ooeaa
Vessel Sot. 84.
At New York-Arrived
At IJverpool Arrived:' Bovtc, from New
At Gibraltar Arrived: Augusts Victoria,
from New York.
At Bremen Arrived: Kron Prlns Wtl
helm, from New York, for Cherbourg and
At Glasgow Arrived: Columbia, from
New York, balled: Laurentlan. for New
At Cherbourg Arrived: Blucher, from
At the 1 Jxurd Passed: Mlnnetnnka, from
New York, for London; Slaatendain, from
New York, for Kotterdam.
At the Isle of Wight Passed: Friealand.
J from New York, for Antwerp.
FIX CABLE CONTRACT
Government and Company Arrange. Tarmi
of Laying PaciSo Wire.
COUNTRY TO HAVE SUPREME CONTROL
United States May Cat or Monopoliss Wires
in Time of War.
AMERICAN LABOR TO HAVE PREFERENCE
All Employes Except Unskilled Men Host
UNITED STATES MAY BUY UNDERTAKING
Return Corporation la to Receive
Freo Vae of Sounding and
Other Data Collected by
WASHINGTON, Nov. 24. The arrange-
menta by which the data secured by Nero
are to be turned over to ihe Commercial Ca
ble company for use in laying the Paclflo
cable were completed today. The repreaen
tatlvea of the cable company examined the
charts and expressed themselves aa highly
gratified with the thoroughness of the work.
Duplicate aets have been prepared and will
be turned over aa aoon aa the contract ia
The only provision of the terms laid
down by the government to which the com
pany took exception waa that providing for
American operatives. This waa modified at
the request of the company to provide for
American operativea when obtainable. If
the charts are followed the cable beyond the
Hawaiian Islands will run to the Mldwsy
Islands, and thence to Guam. From Guam
It will branch to Manila and Yokohama.
Consent Pnld for by Concesalona.
The following atatement regarding the
concessions waa given out by the attorney
The Dresldent having duly considered tha
application hereby consents that the com
pany may construct, lanu, maintain ana
operate telegraphic lines and caoies on the
paciuc coaet ot tho United Slates and
various territorial waters of the Lnuad
States to connect the city ot Ban rran-
Cisco, In the state ot California; the city of
Honolulu. In the Island or uanu. Hawaiian
lsiunus, and, by way ot the Midway tsiautls
and the Island oi Guam, the island of
Luzon, P. 1., and a point on the coast ot
the empire of t. hina.
it Is a condition that said company shall
first tile Ita written acceptance of the
terms and conultions on wnich consent la
given, to wit.:
1. lhat the company has not received
any exclusive concession or privilege and
has not combined or associated with any
company or concern to exclude any other
company ot concern lormed In tne United
b tales of America troin obtaining the
privilege of lanuing Its cable on the coast
of china or connecting them with other
cable unej or inland lines ot China and the
company will not make any arrangement
with any such company or concern tor
2. That the cable shall touch at no other
than American territory on the way trora
the United btaies to the Chinese empire. A
line trom the i'hlllpplnee to China shall be
constructed within one year and operated
independently ot all foreign companies aad
Rate to Bo Reasonable.
3. That the ratea to be charged for com
mercial messages shall be reunonaDle and
in no case In excess ot the tariff set forth
In congiesslonat document No. ihM, house of
representatives, Knty-sevenlh congress.
4. That the government ot the United
States, any department thereof, lus orhrers,
agents and inxular or territorial oiflcers
and governments upon the route of such
cable shall have priority tor their official
cablegrams over ail other business at such
rates aa the postmaster general ahall an
b. That the United Statea shall at any
time have the right to purchase the cable
lines, properly and effects ot the said com
pany at un appraised value to De ascer
tained by disinterested persons, two to be
selected uy the postmaster general, two by
the company and the tilth by tha four.
8. Thut the government of tne United
States shall have authority to assume full
control ot the cable curing war or when
war la threatened.
;. That all contracts entered into by the
company with toreign governments tor the
transmission of messages by the cable shall
h nml and void when the United Statea la
engaged In war, or as the president or con-
! greBS shall SO elect. ....
. That tha 1 nlli.il RtStM Bhall hlVl II
thorlty to sever at discretion all branches
which may be connected with, the main
t-able during war or a threatened war.
American Labor Obligatory.
8. That the operators and employes, above
the grude or unskilled labor, after the
cable shall have been laid, shall be ex
clusively American citisena it tha sams
can be obtained.
10. That the citisena of the United State
and of its possessions shall stand on an
equal footing as regards messages with
citizens or subjects of any other country
which said cable may connect.
11. That the cable shall be capable of an
effective speed of transmission over the
main route from California to Luson of not
less than twenty-five words a rainul.3,
which the said company agrees to make
every effort to maintain.
U. That the cable laid shall be of the best
U. That ample repair service for aald
cable shall be maintained.
14. That the line be kept tor dally busi
ness and all messages in the order of
priority heretofore provided for to be trans
mitted according to the time of receipt.
15. That no liability shall be assumed by
the government of the United Stales by
virtue of any control of censorship which
it may exercise in tha event of war or civil
disturbance, so far aa messages directly
connected wltb the war are concerned, but
as to the stoppage of Interruption of other
business of the cable company the com
pensation therefor to be paid by the United
Slates to ths cable company ahall ba deter
mined under the general law.
16. By the grant of thla permission the
United States government does not insure
or indemnity the Commercial Pacific Csbls
company against any landing rights
claimed to exist in favor of any company
or companies in respect to any of the in
sular iKisaeSHlons of the United Stutes.
17. That the consent hereby granted shall
be subject to any future action by congress,
affirming, revoking or modifying, wholly
or in part, tne said condltlona and terma
on w hich this i onsen t Is given. The accep
tance of the terma and conditions upon
which consent la given ahall be evidenced
by a copy of a resolution of the board of
directors of the cable company under tha
company a seal, to be mea witn in post
master general of the United States, upon
tha nilna- of which full access shall be
granted by the secretary of the navy to all
soundings, prnnies ana omcr iieipiui urns
in the possession, or under the control of
the Navy department.
NUNEZ SAYS CUBA REMEMBERS
a si- $
Insular Governor Protest that Hla
People Still Rever intr.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 24. Oeneral Emlllo
Nunet, governor of tha province ot Havana,
Cuba, la In Washington, and In an Inter
Ths public, sentiment In Cuba toward the
United Statea has not changed. Our deep
and sincere friendship toward this coun
try continues. Moreover, President Roose
velt's generous and persistent csmpuign
for recltirorlty has found an echo In the
hearts of our people, increasing, if It were
possible, tha debt of gratitude that w
contracted with the United States.
Consul at hogale.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 24. The president
baa appointed Albert R. Moraweti of Art
xona to be consul at Nogales, Meg., vloe
Jama 7. Darrell of Kentucky.
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