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The Omaha Daily Bee.
ESTABLISHED JUNE 10, 1871.
OMAHA, FI.IDAY MOKNIMG, NOVEMBER 28, 1002-TEX PAGES.
ilN(JLE COPY T111JEE CENTS.
COLOR TO BE SO BAR
BoowTelt Will Hot Consider . Eaoe in
SAYS NEGROES ARE ENTITLED TO OrriCE
Good Oitiwnihip and Sterling Worth Ln
DOMINATION OF BLACKS NOT AN ISSUE
Seal Question it Whether African! Have
TROUBLE ARISES IN SOUTH CAROLINA
Prealdeat Glvea Color Mas Port
Which Whites Object to aa Bf
eelve HI Relotader front
WASHINGTON', Nor. 27. The president
lias aem the following communication to
a citizen of Charleston. B. C.t
"My Iwar Sir: am In receipt of your
letter of November Id and of one from
Mr. , under (late of November 11, in
reference to the appointment of Dr. Crum
aa collector of the port of Charleaton.
In your letter you make certain specific
chargea againat Dr. Crum, lending to show
hi unfitness In apteral respects for the
office Bought. These chargea are entitled
to the utmost consideration from me and
I shall go over them carefully before taking
"After making these chargea you added
aa a further reaaon for oppoaitlun to him
that be la a colored man, and after re
citing the misdeeds that followed carpetbag
rule and negro domination In South Caro
lina, you aay 'that we swore never again
to submit to the rule of the African, and
uch an appointment aa that of Dr. Crum
to any such office forces us to protest
unanimously- agatnst this insult to the
whits blood,' and you add that you un
derstood me to aay that I would never
force a negro on such a community as
Objicts to Colored Mam.
"Mr. puts the objection of color
first, saying 'he Is a colored man, and
that of Itself ought to bar him from the
office.' In view of IheBe lust statements, 1
think I ought to make clear to you why
I am concerned and pained by your making
them and what my attitude la aa regards
all such appointment!. How anyone could
have gained the idea that I had said 1
would not appoint reputable and upright
colored men to office when objection was
olaly on account of their color, 1 confess
1 am wholly unable to understand. At
the time of my visit to Charleston last
aprlng I had made, and slnoe that time 1
have made a number of such appointmenta
from several states in which there Is a
considerable colored population. For ex
ample, I made one auch appointment In
Mississippi and another la Alabama shortly
before my visit to Charleston. I had At
that ileoe appelated two color meat aa
judicial magistrates In the District of Co
lumbia. 1 hav recently announced an
other such appointment for New Orleans
and have Just made one from Pennsyl
vania. Will Recoarntae Nrarroea.
"The great majority of my appointments
In every .state have been of white men.
North and south alike, it has been my
endeavor to appoint only men of high char
acter and good capacity, whether white
or black. But it haa been my consistent
policy, in every state when, their numbers
warranted It, to recognize colored men of
good repute and Btandlng in making ap
pointments to office. These appointments
of colored men have In no state made
more than a small proportion of the total
number of appointments.
"I am unable to see bow I can legiti
mately be asked to make an exception for
South Carolina. In Bouth Carolina, to the
. tour most important position in the atate
I have appointed three men and continued
In office a fourth, all of them white men-
three of them originally gold democrats
two of them, aa I am Informed, the sons
of confederate soldiers. I have been In
formed by the citixena of Charleaton whom
I have met that these four men represent
a high grade of public service.
"1 do not Intend to appoint any unfit
atan to office. Bo tar as I legitimately can
I shall always endeavor to pay regard to
the wishes and feelings of the people of
sach locality, but I cannot consent to take
'.he position that the door of hope, the
loor of opportunity, is to be shut on any
man. no matter bow worthy, purely on
the grounda of race or color. Such an
attitude would, according to my convic
tions be fundamentally wrong.
"It. as you bold, the great bulk of the
tolot-ed people are not fit In point of char
terer and influence to hold position it
leenia to me that It is worth while putting
premium on the effort among them to
tr.hieve the ciaracter and standing which
rill fit them.
N rare Dosalnatloa Not la kaeatloa.
"The question of 'negro domination' does
lot enter into the matter at all. It might
is well be aBaerted that when I waa gov
trnor of New Tork I sought to bring about
legre domination in that stats because I
(ppointed two colored men of good char
acter and standing to responsible positions
ine of tbem to a position paying a salary
Alee aa large aa that paid in the office sow
inder consideration, one of them aa a
llrector of the Buffalo exposition.
"The question raiaed by you in the
tatements to which I refer Is simply
f better it Is to be declared that under
to circumstances shall any man of color,
as matter how upright and honest, no
natter bow good a citizen, no matter how
air In his dealings with all hla tellowa,
permitted to hold any office under our
"I certainly cannot assume su.-h as at
Itude end you must permit me ta aay that
a my view It 1b an attitude no
bould assume, whether he looks at it from
he standpoint ot the true Interest of the
ralta man of the south or the .colored man
( the south, not to speak of any other aec-
Ion of the uuioa.
"It seems to me that It Is a good thing
torn every standpoint ta let the colored
las know thai, if be ahuws to .marked de
res the qualities of good eitisenship, the
uallties of which la a white we feel are
c It led to reward, then he will not be
ut off from all similar reward.
"Without any regard as to what my 4
In leva may be oa the merits of this par
k'ular applicant far thla particular place,
feel that I aught to let you know clearly
ly attitude oa the far broader question
Used by you, an attitude from which I
ave not varied during my term of office,
NORD IS MASSING AN ARMY
Han Tea Tknmtal Wea la ramnl
aad 'Will Declare HI atari f
Prealdcat of Hartl.
KINGFTON, Jamaica, Nov. 27 Letters
received here from Haytl say there la rill
considerable exrttement In that rrpublic,
especially at Goualves, whir -general Nord,
the Haytlen war minisf -nssRlng a
large army with the Inn
himself president. It Is ati. '
10. win men under his rommano ' ft '
to advance on Port au Prince .
PORT AC PRINCE. Nov. 27. While t
situation here today Is calm, serious dis
turbances were apprehended yesterday in
the Chamber, which at the request of the
president waa surrounded by government
On the demand of the provisional gov
ernment General Alexia Nord. the war
minister, recently left Gonalvos at the
head of 8,000 men from the capital and
arrived last night at St. Marc. He can
reach Port au Prince early next week.
There is no confirmation here of the re
port that General Nord has the intention
of proclaiming himself president, but the
rumor is much discussed and the people
here are awaiting his arrival with interest.
In order to learn his exact intentions.
CAPE HATTIEN, Hayti, Nov. 27 It is
Impossible to ascertain the real Intentions
of General Nord. At present he la march
ing on Port au Prince, with about 10.000
men. He declares that he is not an as
pirant for the presidency of the republic,
but that he will Insist on the election of
his candidate for that office. The Identity
of the general's candidate Is not known.
The press of Cape Haytien is in favor of
SAN DOMINOO, Nov. 27. The political
situation in Santo Domingo haa been com
plicated by revolutionary disturbances
which have broken out In the northern part
of the republic.
The government has taken severe meas
ures to suppress the movement and many
arrests have already been made, including
General Wos Gil and J. D. Pichardo, a for
RULES CAUSE REICHSTAG ROW
Motioa ta Tote on Tariff aa Whole
Usli to Mark I proar la
BERLIN, Nov. 27. Scenes of great uproar
and disorder resulted In the Reichstag to
day from a motion introduced by the leaders
of the center, national liberal and the two
conservative parties, providing to take a
vote on the tariff aa a whole.
Baron Kardorff offered the motion, which
was greeted with laughter by the socialists
and radicals, whereupon the baron re
"Gentlemen, you have driven us to this
The socialist speakers, Herr Rlchter
and Barth, contended that the motion waa
contrary to the rules of the house. Von
Vallestrom admitted that he waa in doubt
on the question raised and declined to de
cide on the admissibility of the motion,
leaving the matter for the bouse to decide
after full discussion.
During the debate OB the rules tbe oa.
eisllsts created great disorder. Herr An
trtrk and others shouted "pickpockets" and
Herr Ulrlch. who repeatedly Interrupted
the speakers, waa called to order three
times, the conservatives shouting: "Put
Further discussion waa postponed until
ILLEGAL TO SIGN NAMES
Frearh Eccleelaat leal Petitioners Are
Fonad Gallty of Breaking;
PARIS, Nov. 27. The government recently
submitted to the council of state the ac
tion of the greater part of the French
eplacopate in signing a manifesto last
month for presentation to the Senate and
Chamber of Deputies, which urged a return
to the principles of the concordat as the
only means of securing religious peace in
The question submitted to the council of
state was whether the signing of this mani
festo was not contrary to the article of
the concordat forbidding the episcopate to
act in concert. The council has decided
that the signatories committed an abuse of
This decision may lead te the suspension
of the salaries of all the French cardinals,
archbishops and bishops, save five who did
not sign the document.
BRITAIN ANNEXES ISLANDS
Shells Native Heat a" ea Vlllaarea
Order to Paalsa FUlaa
VICTORIA. B. C. Nov. 27.-According to
advices received from Sydney by the steamer
Aorangi, - H. M. S. Sparrow bas returned
from a protracted cruise through the Bouth
sea group. During the cruise the warship's
officers annexed Sparrow, 1' Babel and Cboi
seul islands for Great Britain.
At Malieta five Tillages of the natives
were shelled to punish the islanders tor
having killed a Fijian woman because she
embraced Christianity. With a view to
impressing the natives with the aeriouaness
of the crime committed by them and of '
warning them Ma recurrence of auch
acta Sparrow visited five places in the
Island of Malieta. namely Aukia. Scio. Tras
Ewai and Port Diamond, and at each place
the villages were Bhelled and partly de-
CLEARS KRUPP'S CHARACTER
Itallaa Government Finds 8 load era
Orlarlaated with DlaaspeartBa;
ROME, Nov. 27. An inquiry instituted
In the scandals concerning tbe late Herr
Krupp at Capri Island 1b said to have com
pletely cleared his character, and in con-
: sequence the government will prosecute the
j newspapers which made the defamatory
j It Is stated that the accusations againat
J Herr Krupp have been traced to a German
' painter, resident in Capri, whose arrest
I was ordered. The painter haa disappeared.
CATTLE LAWS ARE CHANGED
Arareattaa Coatornme with British
Lcaal Live Stork Ursa,
LONDON, Nov. 27. In the House of Com
mons today Mr. H anbury announced that
tbe Argentina government bad Introduced
a bill making tbe live stock law of Argen
tina correspond with tbe British law gov
erning the inspection ot cattle.
ROOSEVELT DINES QUIETLY
Only Mtoben of Tamily and few Pergonal
WHOLE WORLD KEEPS THANKSGIVING DAY
lsls aad Other Earopeaa Capitals
Have Impost a a; Dinners at Which
America Is Lastes by Dte
tlBaralshed Caesta. .
.7NGTON. Nov. 27. President and
. Aoscvelt bad at their Thanksgiving
dlntiv. only members of the family and a
few personal friends. The table waa Bet
in the state dining room.
Those present were: The president anil
Mrs. Roosevelt, Senator and Yrs. Lodge,
Mr. and Mrs. Brooks Adams. Mrs. C. H. and
Miss Davis. Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Robinson,
Captain and Mrs. Cowles, Theodore Douglas
Robinson, Miss Helen Roosevelt, Miss
Roosevelt, Miss Robinson, J. K. Oracle,
Robert Ferguson, Theodore Roosevelt, jr.,
John Elliott and Miss Ethel Roosevelt.
All Sects I alte.
DETROIT, Nov. 27. At a union Thanks
giving service In the Detroit opera house
loday Rabbi Levi M. Franklin of Temple
Bftbel, Judge A. J. Murphy of the record
er's court, a Roman Catholic, and clergy
men of the Episcopal, Congrrgational, Bap
tist, Methodist, Christian, Universalis! and
Presbyterian churches occupied seats on the
platform and took active parts.
The mayor, who is a member of St.
Peter's Episcopal church, made an intro
ductory address, In which, alluding to the
union service, he said:
In all the ages religious thought has run
on parallel line, sometimes converging and
sometimes crossing. We cun see the paral
lel lines when, in recognition of a common
faith, we came together this way to give
Attend Two Services.
MANILA. Nov. 27. The first general ob
servance of Thanksgiving day by the Roman
Catholic church in the Philippines took
place today. Bishop Gracla issued a letter
calling attention to the proclamation of the
president and Governor Taft directing the
observance of the American holiday.
A solemn high mass waa held In the
cathedral, the apoBtolic delegate. Arch
bishop Guldl, giving his benediction to the
worshipers. Governors Taft and many
Americans were among those present.
The other churches held a united service.
Bishop Brent delivering an address and
Rev. George Pentecost reciting the prayer.
Governor Taft and a majority of the Amer
ican colony also attended this service. In
the course of his address Bishop Brent said
he had opposed the United States assump
tion of responsibility in the Philippine
Islands, but he added, "Now we must re
turn and face our duty."
Iiae la Old Lonaea.
LONDON. Nov. 27. Nearly BOO American
citizens and a sprinkling of distinguished
Englishmen participated in the annual
Thanksgiving dinner held at the Hotel Cecil
The company included Mr. and Mra.
Choate. all the members of the embassy
staff, Robert MoCormtek, American am
H. H. Asquith, Lord Keay. Lord Fairfax.
Lprd Roberts and Sir Henry Norman. The
speeches were numerous and abounded in
good feeling and reciprocal compliments.
Toaata in honor of King Edward and
President Roosevelt were drunk with equal
Mr. Asqulth. proposing Mr. Choate's
health, jokingly alluded to the "dreaded
American invasion," and then referred to I
the long line of distinguished ministers I
and ambassadors that the United States
had sent to England, each of whom, he
said, had largely contributed to the pres
ent happy relation of the two nations, and
none more than Mr. Choate.
In responding Mr. Choate replied to Mr.
Asquith'B references to the "dreaded Amer
ican invasion and combines" and said:
There is one combination which meets
the approval of the peoples of both nations,
that unites the neople of bath countries.
America finds itself now the happy re
cipient of good will from all nations. Co-
lambia finds herself in the enviable but
embarrassing i.sition of hsvlng suitors
from all countries in the world. Columbia
does not mean to give herself away. She
means, like your (Treat yuoen Elizabeth,
to maintain her independence to the end;
at the same time it cannot but be conceded
that she betst understands the overtures
from her own race and kindred.
President Roosevelt, be said later, was
so strong, brave and true that he might
have been the leading spirit of the May
flower. It was his influence and example
that was responsible tor the Interest that
young Americans were showing in politics,
and the vigor, courage and human sym
pathy with which Mr. Roosevelt brought
tbe coal strike to a successful outcome was
the admiration of all countries.
Day aigsallsea Peaee.
PARIS, Nov. 27. Thanksgiving day was
quietly observed here by the American
Mnlnnv . finAPlal Borvt km wm In -
enl churches. Rev. Dr. Thurber. pastor
I of tbe Americas church, said that the
"cause of the world's thanksgiving is that
tbe nations are beginning to completely
accept international arbitration in place of
tbe arbitrament of the sword."
BERLIN, Nov. 27. Three hundred Ameri
cans celebrated Thanksgiving day by dining
together tonight at the Kaiserhof. Henry
White, the retiring ambassador, who pre
sided, proposed the healths of the German
emperor and President Roosevelt, who, he
aid wr in mnnv renitenra alikA Th
propoit!(j . toaBt to the
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VIENNA. Nov. 27. la the absenoe of
tbe ambassador, Mr. Hale, the American
charge d'affaires, and Mrs. Hale gave a
Thanksgiving reception at tbe Hotel Bristol
this afternoon. Nearly 200 Americans at
tended . the function.
Old Cilorr Flies la Manse.
ROME, Nov. 27. Hundreds ot Stars and
Stripes hanging from the houses of Ameri
cans announced Thanksgiving day to the
people here. A special service was held in
tbe American church, Rev. Dr. MeCracken
of New York officiating. Mr. Francis Mac
Nutt, a papal cavalier of the Cape and
Sword, and tbe highest American layman
at tbe Vatican, gave a magnificent dinner
In honor of the day. The guests Included
Archbishop Chappelle of New Orleans.
Fret. Norton, director of tbe American
School of Classical Studies, gave an enter,
tainment to his pupils.
CITY OF MEXICO. Nov. 17. A Thanks
giving ball was given tonight by the Ameri
cas colony and waa largely attended. Presi
dent Diax being among the Invited guests.
The reception at the lulled States em
bassy was a brilliant function. Five hun
dred guests attended. Including tbe whole
diplomatic corps, the court officials, sev
eral members of the government. Including
the foreign minister. Moos. Be ton ot Su
(CuBtlaued oa ascend Pace.)
DOES NOT SEEK OFFICE
Booker T. Waahtaertoa Is Only Inter
ested la roll lira to Raise
BIRMINGHAM. Ala. Nov. 27. The fol
lowing letter has been received by the
Age-Herald from Booker T. Washington:
1 notice that several newspapers have
recently connected my name with polit
ical matters in such a manner as to
show that my position is not understood.
1 desire, therelore, to make the tollow
ii p statement.
My life work Is the promotion of the
education of my race.
W'hBt conferences 1 bawe had with the
president or with any public official have
imwn out oi my xisiucm. uch as m poli
tician, but as sn educator. It should be
borne In mind that there are about H.flOn,
( cf negroes in the United etates, who are
liable under the law for taxes and mill-
tary service, and who are ounlshable lor
pre-VntUh.v,f JTtT in homestead entries, particularly those
the national la wmuktng 'tody, and it Is of subsidized soldiers' widows- If District
riht that these rhargd 'h making Attorney Summers is lndiBerent in the mat
ana executing the laws nl the land should i . , . ,, . .
at times seek information Wctly from the j ter 1 "hall report so to the attorney gen
members of the negro face, when the:r eral, as I have once before reported. As
interests and relations aim the while Ior the inlervlew recently given out by
among whom they live are concerned. I ,, . , , , .i
i nder no clrcumeiancei could 1 swk to j 6iecial Agent A. M. Lesser, conoerning the
promote political cuncli tate -or volun- charges against htm, it Is simply an evasion
leer information regarulna; men or mess- of lb , chBrge vbich u obtaining
ures, neither have J done so in the jiajft, ... .
but because of the importance I have al- I money from the government by the use of
ways sought to place upan education and ; false and fraudulent vouchera. Senator Al-
lnausiry among my pei.if.e. aa tne nam ,
for friendly relations between the races.
there may be occasions fn the future, as
there have been in the Bast, when, if I
am so requested, 1 caa give information
about men and measure, which would
tend to promote such friendly relations,
fueh it is my duty to givt when it Is
asked for. '
At every proer opportunity I ssy to
the youth of our people that they will
make a muuake If they Seek to succeed
in life by mere political" activity or the
hope of holding uoli.i.l ofhee. Now
and then, however. pubUc questions af-
transcend the domain of! politics. When
such questions present tra-msei ves. in jus- ! started the present agitation in Nebraska.
tiee to my race, I make my position known I v. . , ,K Ki,,
and stand for what 1 see to t.e the right, j No he con,e" to pursue the (subject still
We cannot elevate and make useful a ' further, on instructions from President
race of people until fliers is held out to , Roosevelt himself. This morning he will
them the hope of reward .for right livina. .
tvery revised constitutioij throughout tne!vlBU district Attorney W. B. Summers, dis
soutbern states has put a premium upon I cuss the situation. Bee what the attorney
intelligence, ownership off property, thrift taB done or 1b planning to do in the mat
and character. i i ; . . . , ,. . ,.
As an educator, and not as a politician. I ter- submit to him the names of many wlt
I strive in every honorable and rational j r.esBes who should be called before the
wayto encourage the w;iw and enduring : preBent federal grand Jury and then go on
progress of my people!, fer If all inspira- ' . , I .
tion and hone of reward t to be denied I t0 Nonh riatte. At North Platte he ia
them, they will be deprived of -one of the
and righteousness. On it he other hand.
If they are encouraged in Sensible and con
servative directions they will grow year
by year into rontentedness and usefulness.
BOOKER T. WASHINGTON.
LAKE STEAMER SIKS IN GALE
Coal Ladea fhlp Plnnarea ta Bottom,
Carrylas; Crew 1 Deatrae
tloa. DETROIT, Nov. 27. In a furious gale on
Lake Erie on Sunday eight the Bteamer
Sylvanua J. Macy sprue alaak off Port
Burwell, Ont,, and plungaja ta the bottom,
probably carrying Its entire crew with It.
The barge Mabel Wilaofe, which was be
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uig iowiu oy macy, oroe away m me
ui burn auu nuuucvuru i m inurug ujj uic
lake to AmnersiDurg, wnere it arrived tnis
The first newa of the ftiaaster waa re
ported by tbe steamer. V Jhrlght, arblch
4 passed-a p Ae. tisft'-'-ani ttia'tuonrtngT.
It reported having passed through five
miles of wreckago yesterday thirty miles
southwest of Long Point, parte of the
cabin, life preservers and doors of some
The vessel was painted white, but there
were no distinguishing marks to tell what
veaael it was from. The arrival of
Wilson, however, leaves no doubt but that
the wreckage is from - Macy, as the last
aeen of that steamer was in the near
Macy, with Wilson In tow, left.
Buffalo last Saturday with a cargo of coal.
When half way up Lake Erie the gale was
encountered and when abreast of Port Bur
well tbe tow line of tbe barge was thrown
off by the crew of the Macy, leaving tbe
schooner to shift for itself. When last seen
Macy was laboring heavily in tbe sea
and was evidently making for shelter. If
the crew had time to leave their ship be
fore the plunge to the bottom it Ib not
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be"' that the small boats could have
lived long in tbe terrible sea running.
That nothing has been heard of them
has convinced the owners that all are lost.
Macy was owned by P. J. Ralph Co.
of Detroit aad was insured for $16,500. It
is one of the older type of wooden steamers.
STEAMER IS PROBABLY LOST
Marine I'nderwrtters Rave No Hope
fer Safety of Baaaoekbara oa
CHICAGO, Nov. 27. Marine underwriters
are inclined today to give the Canadian
ateamer Bannockburn up tor lost on Lake
It was reported to tbem that the missing
steamer had been passed last Friday by
the steamer Algonquin, about fifty miles
southeast of Passage island and northeast
of Keweenanaw point. That would bring
Bannockburn well out into Lake Superior
and right in the track of vessels.
Since that time nothing has been heard
of the ateamer. It was supposed the
steamer had stranded on Caribou island.
Tbe government discontinued that import
ant light about a week ago for tbe season.
With tbe stormy weather prevailing it is
supposed that the crew could not have got
word to the shore.
The Montreal Transportation company,
owner of Bannockburn, sent out tugs
from Sault Ste Marie this morning to search
the north shore of Lake Superior in tbe
hope of getting some trace of it. Ban
nockburn carries a crew of twenty men and
abip and cargo are worth $200,000.
CHICAGO CATTLE SHOW READY
Half Hillioa People Will Sec Ethi
bltlea la I nlon Stork
CHICAGO, Nov. 27. Everything is in
readiness for the informal opening Saturday
of the third International Live Btock ex
position at the stock yards in this city.
The exposition this year will be one-third
larger than last year, making it tar ahead
of any other exhibition in the world In
point of entries, general interest and edu
Many foreign countries have named spe
cial representatives or notified their diplo
matic and industrial representatives to at
tend and make a full report.
Railroad officials and the exposition man
agement estimate an attendance of 00,000
people from outside of Chicago.
Wednesday a new $100,000 building, pro
vided by tbe Union Stock Tarda company
as permanent headquarters tor the pure
bred live stock record associations of tbe
United States and Canada, will be dedi
cated by tbe secretary of agriculture aad
tbe governors of a number ot agricultural
suites aha bve accepted Invitations.
1I0SBY BRINGS HIS BROOM
Bean from VTathington XnBtrnations to
Bweep A wiy Illegal Penoea.
WILL VIST DISTRICT ATTORNEY TODAY
Tbea Goes oa to Isveatls-ste Leaser's
Case and Evrntaally Will Reaeh
North riatte aad Bearla
"I have come out here with Instructions
from the government, from President
Roosevelt down to the landoffice, to clean :
out all the fences on government land and '
incident all in riui nm oil the frauriu-
,.. . -.BOI.. instance he waa orielnallv
appointed, has not yet spoken in his be
half. Senator Millard has requested his
reinstatement, but that is because those
cattlemen up there want Lesser kept. I
haven't heard anything from Senator Diet
rich." Mosby'e Itinerary.
Such were the declarations of Colonel
John B. Mosby, special inspector of the land
.office, shortlv after bis arrival in Omaha
-enlng. He it was who cleaned out j
j the illegal fences of Colorado and then
instructed to investigate the transactions ,
of Special Agent Lesser, now under sus
Will Hearts with Standard Company
From North Platte he will go to Alliance
and there "commence pulling down the
fences in the legal way," to quote his own
words, beginning on those of the Standard .
Cattle company, which has secured tracts
next that of Bartlett Richards and which
is, tbe colonel says, an even greater of- !
fender than Richards, who has fenced in a
single strip sixty miles long and seventy i
miles wide. How long be will be detained 1
at the various points Colonel Mosby does2.40 Btated lmu aU avallabI(. physiclana
"I saw Senator Millard in the depot at
Chicago as I was coming out, but only
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remark or tw0 ai to ur respective destina- i
added Colonel Mosby.
f ,. I
"The senator wants Lesser reinstated.
but tnt in oecauB uauaw, navittj leoo
r r' tw mtnee-withmrt a al-nrV tence
being torn down, stands in with thoae cat- i necessarily be heavy,
tlemen up there. I .have aeen Leaser's in- ) Th" wrecked train left the Union ta
terview in reply to my previous remarks, ' n this city tor St. Louis at 12:D0 this
but I observe that in that interview the morning. It consisted of one sleeper from
issue be raises is wholly a false one. He Cleveland, which came in over the Big
talks of the frauds in the widows' filings, Four about tbe same hour, another
whereaB, while Lesser winked at thoee, sleeper from Cleveland, which arrived
they are not even mentioned in tbe depart- j earlier in the night, four cars from Cin
ment a letter of removal, nor did he men- j cinnatl, two of which were express cars, a
tion thorn in his reply to the department, combination and baggage car and a day
I would sugtjst to Lesser that he publish coach.
that correspondence if he wants the public : The train was almost filled with paBsen-
to know just why he is under investiga
tion. I have aeen It and 1 know what was
Thoae Postmarks Aarala.
"The facta are. as I have previously re
lated, that after Lesser sent in his weekly
report for tbe week ending Saturday, Oc-
i tober 26, last, the commissioner of the land-
office, noting that the letter was mailed
on a Northwestern train Instead of at the
post office at North Platte, where the re-
port purported to have been made out,
wired to the register at North Platte and
ascertained that Lesser had not been there
tnrougn tne wees, investigating turtner, u
was learned that Lesser had been at North
Platte Juat nine days in tbe interval be
tween March 1 and July 1, and not at all
during July. Thla information was cor
roborated by the statement of the post
master at Tama, la., which is Lesser's real
home, that be spends 60 per cent of his
time there. Lesser bad been reporting
himself as working In this state and in
his land district because if a special agent
falls to account tor each day of the week
I be loses pay tor that day. Tbe land de
partment now has thirty envelopes which
enclosed correspondence from him
which bear tbe Nortbwestern's postmark.
He Will Ask gnmmera.
"As to plans and procedure in the matter
of getting down the fences and prosecuting
those who fall to beed the notice given
tbem, I do not care to speak further until j
I see Attorney Summers."
"What if Attorney Summers Bhould be
Indifferent In the matter?" was asked
"Then I will report the facta to the at
torney general, I made such a report once
before and be was given Instructions by tbe
attorney general that were based upon tbe
report of tbe land frauds that I provided
the attorney general with.
Colonel Mosby was Interviewed in Chi
cago as he passed through there and in
that Interview is credited with severely
criticising Senators Millard and Dietrich
and with making "the explicit charge that
these senators are Interested in tbe fencing
of the lands by tbe cattle barons, because
as presidents bf national banks they hold
mortgages on cattle running on the lands
under the control ot the cattlemen."
ENTIRE TRIBE IS ARRESTED
ladlaas Whs Starved Bewitched Coaa-
trysaea Arc Chsrgei with
TACOMA, Wash., Nov. 27. United States
Commissioner Folaom, United States Mar
shal Hepburn and Prosecuting Attorney
Lions have returned to Juneau from Hoo
nah. where they held inquests over tbe re
mains of the starved Indians. Tbe red
skins had been starved to death by their
tribesmen because tbey were thought to be
One was tied to a tree and compelled to
stand eight days and nights without food
under heavy rains, the object of this treat
ment being to exorcise tbe evil spirit of
which be was thought to be possessed.
The officers placed tbe entire tribe under
arrest during the investigation. Four mem
bers found directly responsible for the bar
barities were takes to Juneau under charges
CONDITION OF THE WEATHER
Forecast for Nbrnska Fair Frldav and
Saturday; Comer Katurflny.
Trnsersttrr at Omaha Vcstrrdaj I
Hoar. Drs, Hoar. Keg.
1 a xi l p. m :ci
a. nt Itt 2 p. m HR
T a. ns i a p. an l
Ma. an IT 4 p. m .Hit
a. m IK R p. m 84
It) a. m S'J p. m :i
11 a. m iH 7 p. m .'12
12 m a p. nt .12
p. aa !ti!
REMITS O GR1HIROV
Nebraska 12. Northwestern .
Mlrhlaan 1C.1, Mianrsota tl.
Creiahtoa IT, Iltahland Park
Grand Island 11. Hellevnr ..
t'hleaao 11, 'Wlsrousia O.
Kansas 17, Missouri ft.
Pennsylvania 12. Cornell 11.
Podge 1 G. Itt, lovra Normal 11.
Illlnnl MO. Iowa tl.
Drake 47, Grlnnrll O.
MlM-hell fto, Nebraska Medics O.
inrk 41. Aarora .
Lincoln H. S. Zl. Fairbnry 12.
Kramer 11, Grand Inland V.
Ohio 41. Indians ti.
i olnmbia ti. yrnene i.
Haskell Indiana IK Waablnartoa O.
Stanford aft. I tan 11.
Carlisle Indians 2C. Georpretowa O.
Ames IK. Mmpsoa 11.
Onawa SI, Missouri alley O.
BIG FOUR TRAIN WRECKED
tt. Lonig Flyer Tumbles Over Steep Em
tank meat in Elmois,
CARS AND ENGINE ARE HEAP OF RUINS
Many Doctors Are Summoned In Horry
to Tend Injnred Who lie Tsilh
shattered roaches In
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 2S. The Bt. Louis
Flyer on the Big Four, which left In-
dianapoliB this morning at 12:0u, is reported
to be a total wreck.
At 1:30 the train struck a broken rail
one-half mile west of Avon and five and a
half miles east of Danville, Hendricks
j county, thirty miles west of here, where
lhe rofcdB rung alnng , nlgh ,m The cn
tire train plunged down the fill and is now
in a cornfield, a pile of ruins.
A message was reoelvcd here from Dan
ville at 2:20 asking for all possible medical
aid and eight or ten hyBicianB were sum
moned. They, with Superintendent Van
Winkle of the Big Four, left fur the scene
on a special train at 8.
A telephone message from Danville at
. from there had been called to the wreck
. w . . rpiv11, tur,hBr
thm that the enUrf traln wa ,n a corn.
flpifl . ,h, hnttnra nt a HTeen embankment
. ,v .,,,, .
nit tttnr m'DB tin rinnht a crna f mnnv were i
injured. It was not known there whether
.1.1.. . Vl ,
j iiwunu vhual-o . unna-i. t
i was general mat me loss Tir nie must-t
..... m .
gers when it left, the travel from this city
being unusually heavy.
The first word of the wreck was received
from the trainmaster at Mattoon, 111. The
Brightwnod wrecking train was ordered out
and two special cars were msde up to fol
low. As Superintendent Van Winkle was board-
j Dg the train to leave for Avon he received
, this message from Danville:
j "Four sleepers derailed. Send three
j sleepers to transfer passengers."
From this be thought the wreck was not
. bo bad as be feared at first.
j At 8:10 the wrecking train arrived from
Brightwood and immediately left for the
scene of the wreck.
General Surgeon Ford of the Big Four
and a corps of physicians were on the train.
OPEN SWITCHCAUSES WRECK
Peasiylvsals Train Smash Kills Twa
Persons aad lajores Four
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 27. A passenger
train on the Pennsylvania road which left
: here for Louisville at 6:15 this evening, ran
into an open switch at Stafford station, six
miles south of here, where the 'Greenwood j
Interurban line crosses the railroad. The
engineer, George H. Frazier, was killed
! lnslantly and LoU Grant lhe flreman, waa
falaUy ,nJure(1. John K. Clayton, baggage-
master, was seriously injured. Three ot
the passengers were slightly injured.
The engine crashed into a stonecar on the
siding and was wrecked. A relief train
brought the dead and injured to this city.
GOLD MINE SALJERS IN JAIL
Two Are Senteaeed aad Oae Is
Arrested After Sevea Months'
NEW TORK. Nov. 27. William H. Mc-
Vnrt m'Yin at r va Via is an elfr trir tan at f Via
RoBsmere hotel, arre.ted here today
at the request of the Chicago police.
McNutt was indicted in April last by the
Cook county grund Jury, together with
Daniel Kelly, James Lonergan, Edward
Schultx and William C. Martin, for
swindling William T. Block out of (13,000
by selling him a salted gold mine.
Kelly and Ecbultx were sentenced to
four and six year respectively. Lonergan
and Martin are aaid to be in Europe.
Movements af Or ran Vessels Nov. ST.
At New Tork Arrived: Celtic, from
Liverpool and Queenstown; Pennsylvania,
from Hamburg, btiled: Sardinian, fur
Glasgow, but returned: Frladrlch der
Grcw.se, for Bremen; La Gaacogne, tor
Hn vrt .
At Liverpool Arrived: Westernland. from
Philadelphia; Pretorian. from Montreal.
Balled: Lancastrian, for New Tork; Cor
inthian, fur Halilax. N. B., and Bt. John,
N. B. : Marion, lor Boston via Queenstuwu.
At Hamburg- Arrived: Deutachland, from
At Queenstown Arrived: Cymric, from
New York, bulled: Teutonic, from Liver
pool, for Nw York; Nordland, from Liver
pool, lor Philadelphia.
At tienoa Arrived: Auguste Victoria,
from New York, for Naples.
At London sailed: Manllou. for New
At Gibraltar Passed: Hesneria. from
New Y ork, fur Marseilles, Leghorn, etc.
At Glasgow Arrived: Mongolian, Irora
At Havre Arrived: La Touraina, from
Winds TJp Toot Ball Eaaon with a Victorj
Over Konh western.
GOAL NOT CROSSED DURING THE YEAF-
Only Team in the Vest Which Oan Boast of
Such a Eeoord.
FINAL SCORE IS TWELVE TO NOTHING
al! Was on Forth western's Twenty-Two-Tard
Line at the Closa.
0.NE TOUCHDOWN THAT DOES NOT COUNT
Enalehart Goes Over Sort It western
Line, hat Is Called Rack Ne
hraska'a Coal Only Onre
RECORD OF KRRRtMk
Nebraska 2, 1,. II. .. t.
Kebraaka Kl, Ioaae n.
Nebraska 12, t tiloradn '
Nebraska 17, t-rianell '.
Nebraska , Mianeaofi'.
Nebraska 12. Missouri '
Nebraska iW, Haskell '.
Nebraska HI, Kansas ti
Nebraska 7, Knox O.
Nebraska 12, Northwelrriv
(From a Staff CorrcBpondent.j
LINCOLN. Nov. 27. (Special Telegram.)
The foot ball season .of 1H02 at the Vnl
vcrsia,' of Nebraska was terminated today
in a blaze of glory. Before 6,000 people,
the greatest crowd that ever assembled
about a Nebraska gridiron, the unbeaten
Cornhuskers administered a decisive defeat
to the Northwestern university eleven,
scoring twelve points and emerging from
I the contest with their own goal line atlll
j uncrossed, a record not achieved by any
other college aggregation in the country,
j Nebraska, not having lost a game this
' Beason or even being scored against,
, on the record claims the championship
1 of the west. It defeated Minnesota, which
. In turn defeated Wisconsin and Chicago.
s.H'iHi wqilu jeursssa uiu nuv piay.
Michigan today also defeated Minnesota,
and while it was by a larger score than
Nebraska's victory. It was scored against
in this game, as well as several other dur
ing tbe season.
Nebraska's victory, however, was not
easily bought. Profiting by their superb
tight against Illinois laat week, tbe Method
ists entered into the play today with the
spirit of demons. Tbe transformation
wrought in Hnlllster'a men was surprising
to behold. They charged with spirited de.
j termination, contesting every luch of terri-
t ' "'" '"' -- "-
rled the CornhUBkers to the limit. Once
I 'he Methodists spurted and carried the oval
from the middle of the field to win the
coveted shadow of Nebraska s eoal posts.
i but vhe wh,tl, blew for the end of tbe
' r . Ur.1f a..1 tanata4 UalUataa'a ntaa
t r .... ,.
i lliriL auu uvux a tau luiiiiotDi aa aucu ui
the onf chance they hfl It euHf tit
Cliarre I in pi re with rafalraeaa.
Booth, the Nebraska coach, and his pupila
charge that Hall, tbe umpire, ex-captain
at Illinois university, was grossly unfair
in his rulings. Eleven times the Corn
huskers were penalised, seven of which
were for holding, the punishment each time
being the loss of tbe ball. Most of tbe
penalties came after Nebraska had carried
the ball far into their opponents' territory
and the surrender of tbe oval absolutely
precluded any possibility of piling up a
score on the Methodists. One of tbe penal
ties was particularly exasperating. Ne.
braska had smaKhed its wsy aixty yards
by Bteadv plunges, a single spurt by Half
back Bell, accounting tor a third of tbe
distance. Tbe ball was finally carried over
by Fullback Englehart. Umpire Hall, bow
ever, ruled that Guard Ringer was guilty
of holding. He refused to allow tbe touch
down and turned the ball over to North
western on its one-yard line. Balrd im
mediately punted ont of danger, tbe Ne-
j braeka warriora capturing the ball and
instituting another onslaught toward tha
Methodists' goal, but the final whistle
called them to a halt.
Nebraska la Paar Shape.
Nebraska went into tbe game in a rather
weakened condition. Captain Westover
limped from tbe effects ot an abscess which
had confined him to bis bed for the last
week. Quarterback Benedict waa crippled
by a badly wrenched knee, and to add to
his Injuries he received a blow In a scrim,
mage which deprived him of his senses.
He recovered, but played the last After
minutes almost in a trance, scarce! v know
ing the algnala. The absenoe of Ehadd at
left end weakened Nebraska's defense.
Follmer, who substituted lor the cripple
regular, was much too light and North
western directed its chief attack around
and against tbe left wing.
A summary of the gains scored by both
teams shows that Nebraska advanced the
boll 336 yards aa opposed to 124 tor North
western. Twice the Methodists held Ne
braska for downs and compelled a punt,
while the Cornhuskers' defense was of suffi
cient virility either to capture the ball on
downs or force Bslrd to punt on seven
Northwestern'! chief reliance on the at
tack waa a tandem formation, tha backs
plunging straight ahead into the line or
else swinging around the ends. Fullback
Fleager found himself baffled in most ot his
attacka on Nebraska'a center, tbe Corn
busker guards refusing to give way.
Around tbe ends tbe Methodiata had bet-
I ter success, although Cortelyou, at Ne
braska'a right extreme, threw most at tha
rushes that came his way. Around Folk
mer and his successor, Thorpe, Northwest
ern found little .trouble In gaining. Vun
ruyper, behind a solid wall of interterenoe,
once spurted twenty yarda and Rogers In
the second bait repeated the performance.
Nebraska's Attack Cloek-LIkc.
Nebraska'a attack la the main worked
with clocklike precision. Tackle masses,
with the halfbacks carrying the ball,
yielded aatisfactory gains, but tbe line
plunging of Mlckel and Englehart, both at
fullback, waa responsible for most of Ne
braska'a advances. Nebraska'a superiority
is the center position was one of the strik
ing features, the Cornhuskers' forwards
opening boles in the Northwestern liaa,
which netted five and ten-yard smashes on
almost every effort. Booth's proteges
varied their attack by using the ends to
carry the ball, Cortelyou onca breaking
loose for a fifteen-yard dash. A quick Hue
opening yielded twenty yards, with Bell
carrying the ball. Nebraska's longest single
gain. Fake plays were attempted at this
by both teams, but with poor auoceas.
Benedict, who does Nebraska's punting,
waa unsteady, from the effects of a
vrsAcuad knee, and ia tha cmbaaga of
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