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The Omaha Daily
rsTAllLISlIEI) JUNE 10, 1871.
OMAHA, FIJI DAY MOltXISG, JANUARY 2, 1903-TEX PAGES.
SINGLE COPY TIII.EE CENTS.
EDWARD IS EMPEROR
Valtit-a ie Awr.ti on Iaiitn Kftin to
OPENING OF THE DUR3AR AT DELHI
EjxcUcle One of the llort Etrikii sad
Gorgeous in History.
ARRIVAL OF CURZON AT AMPHITHEATER
Dnks of Ctrcriangbt Bejrrenti the King
at the Ceremonj.
EKPEROR SENDS MESSAGE TO PEOPLE
Viceroy la Address Aaaoaaees Cov
ers aerat Will w.t EiaH laterest
(or TkrM Tears Mad
a lmi ef Fiali.
PELHI. India. Jan. 1. Thousand of
thousand of people from the city of Delhi
and from Tillage far and near began
gathering at daybreak this morning on the
great plain outside the clt jr.
.There they waited tstlently for the su
preme announcement of the durbar that
King Edward vat emperor of India. Soon
the great plain wm filled with crowding
rnae of people and the brightly colore!
clothing of the van" throng covered the
apace with gorgeous hues.
The crowd on the plain was composed
largely of the common people, but among
It could be seen the retainers of the va
rtous rajahs who had assembled for the
The attention of all was fixed upon the
white amphitheater, In the center of the
plain, where the announcement was to be
made. The amphitheater was adorned with
gilded cupolas and surrounded by batteries,
squadrons and battalions of the Indian
Beyond the amphitheater. In the distance,
could be seen great numbers of elephants,
camels and horses. o rast was the multi
tude that the troops appeared as mere
splashes of color. The arrival at the am
phitheater of the viceroy of India, Lord
Curxon of Keddleston, and other dignita
ries and the princes, was on of the bril
liant episodes of the day.
The princes were clad In alias and
adorned with Jewels and their horses and
carriages were brilliant with trappings of
Striata aad Gorieeii Spectacle.
The spectacle within the arena was moat
striking and gorgeous- The Fathaa chiefs
and the 61rdars were resplendent In bril
liant raiment. Soldier, civilians and vla
I tors from far distant countries were In
cluded among those within the amphi
theater. Upon the entrance of the veteran of the
Indian mutiny there was tremendous en
thusiasm, and as the arrivals marched to
their places the bands played national air.
The carriage of the duke of Connaught.
' who represents King Edward, was e scored
by a sfctachment of cavalry. As the duke
and the duck "were driven around the
arena the assemblage gar them an a
Amid the acclamations of the people the
duke took his seat at the left of the throne,
while the duchesa proceeded to a place
behind the throne.
Whan the great amphitheater was filled
and the hour for the announcement drew
near the multitude, within and without
awaited expectantly the first act of the
proclamation ceremony. Then the ap
proach of the viceroy wa heralded. Pre
ceded by members of his bodyguard, clad
In white, blua and gold and under the
command of Major Grlmston, Lord Curxon
appeared at the entrance of the arena In
Viceroy Xsssli Throne.
The postilions wore uniforms of scarlet
and gold and the carriage was drawn by
' four bay horses. The viceroy was escorted
fey Elr Pertab Flngh. Alighting from his
carriage. Lord Curxon mounted the dais
to the throne, which was decorated with
golden lions, and around which were placed
massive ailvcr footstools. The throne Itself
was surmounted by a canopy of white and
When the viceroy reached the throne the
national anthem we played and a salute
of twenty-one guns was fired. When the
spectator! had resumed their seau after
the anthem there waa a flourish of trum
pets from the heralds, and Major Maxwell,
at. the command of the viceroy, read the
proclamation opening the Durbar.
The royal standard was then raised on
high and the Imperial salute was fired.
The Braised bands marched by playing,
bonfire were started by the trocps out
side and It wse announced that King Ed
ward waa the emperor of India.
There waa another flourish of trumpet
and Lord Curxon arose and stood for a
moment Impassive. Then In Impressive
tone he delivered a speech and read the
message from King Edward.
During his address the viceroy announced
tba coronation of the king, he extolled the
loyal Indian people and prophesied -pros-
parity for the Indian emperor. He sa'd
also that It would be decided not to exact
interest for three yeara on all loan mad
or guaranteed ly the government of India
to the native states In connection with the
recent famine. The viceroy announced also
the abolition of the Indian staff corps which
baa long been an army sinecure.
Edward Reareta !....
In the king's message, which was than
read by Lord Curxon, his majesty said
the prince and princea of Wales would
shortly visit India. He regretted hla ab
sence from the durbar.
In concluding King Edward said:
I rerew the assurance of mv regard for
the liberties ct the ln.llan ople cf my
reeiwrt ir th.lr dignities and rights or
Itiy interest In th.lr advancement and of
my dt-vilon to their wtlfar. These are
the supnme aim and ob-rt of my ru'e
which, uo.lrr the bl.selng of Almighty Ood'
will !cJ to the tncreasii g pruoperlt v of
niy Indian empire and lo the greater han-plnt-M
of Its .tpie.
As the viceroy finished reading the king'a
words, the assembled people broke Into
raat-rs ior ne sing sna emperor. The
cheering was taken up by the multitude
outside the amphitheater and was long sus
tained. There then followed the presentation of
Jndiaa prince to the viceroy and the duke
tr Connaught and political officers pal J
image to the sovereign.
This ended th ceremcny and the royal
cortege then left the arena followed by th
delegate from foreign power and th In
Lord Kitchener after th ceremony en
tered hi carriage and was driven to
The whole ceremony was favored with
1tdr Curxon was dressed la Dale blus
(Continued oj Second Pag.)
historian becomes prophet I
Mas Ssrsis, Frrarh Writer. eee
Cataclysm (spr.srMas, Dae to
tailed states Progress.
VIENNA, Jan. 1 In the cot '- -
avhaiiatlvai r, - . w nf th rilatnr
world, contributed to the Nue Frele 1
by Max Nordau. the writer deeply d.
plores the growth of military Imperialism
In the Vnlted State and ray that by the
admission of militarism, which was for
merly excluded. America I raising obsta
cles to the entrance of emigrants whooe
only capital Is their Strang working arms.
Speaking of the future of the new world,
N'ordau aays the opening of the Panama
canal under American ownership will mark
th beginning of a new epoch. The tragic
stage of the world's history, which In an
cient times centered In the Mediterranean
and which moved In the naval age to the
Atlantic, will then be transferred to the
At first the Anglo-Saxon element will
seek to drive out the Oermsn and French
flag Coating over single points In the
Pacific ocean, then the struggle will be
carrleJ further to the Asiatic coast, where
Anglo-Saxona and Russians will have to
decide the momentous world question ct
whether eastern and southern Asia shall
remain British or Russian.
To this forecast Nordau adds: "One
can only imagine with horror what such
a gigantic struggle of nations and races
BELGIAN GROWS MYSTERIOUS
KJaj Leopold Asks for Bllad Coan-
deaee of Parllaaseat a ad Hints
at Cosnlaa; Eveats.
BRUSSELS. Jan. 1. Vpon the occasion
today of receiving the congratulations of
Parliament, the diplomatic corps and Bel
gian officials. King Leopold made a curious
response to the president of the Chamber.
Hla majesty alluded to the Initiative he
himself bad taken upon many occasions.
notably in China, and asked the Chamber
to continue to show the same blind confi
dence In him that It had always done.
'I shall not abuse it." King Leopold
concluded, "and thanks to the union be
tween the king and the legislative cham
ber, we will be able to accomplish things
that cannot be explained at this moment,
but of which the people will understand
the bearing only by the results."
His majesty's remarks created some com
ment and are supposed to point to some
new development of Belgian Interests In
China, and possibly In the Congo Free
CHOLERA RAMPANT IN THE CITY
Masatlaa, Mexico, la Farorc of Terror
at Discovery tkat Prevalent
Dlsoasa la tko Plasrae.
MAZATLAN, Mex.. Jan. L There Is not
the slighteat doubt that the disease afflict
ing this city Is the genuine Asiatle cholera,
tor microscopic examination prove that
bubonic pest baccllll are In the blood of
those afflicted with th disease.
Th disease haa grown, virulent In the
laat forty-eight hours and the alarm which
had begun In some measure to abate haa
returned with increased strength.
The people are fleeing from the city at
the rate of 300 per day and some S.OOO have
It la a remarkable fact that more than
SO per cent of the persons attacked are
women. The new of the recrudesence of
the plague at this port ha reached the In
terior towna of the atate and la causing a
panic. Cordons of armed men have been
placed about the town to prevent the en
trance of anyone from thla place.
DEALERS ANGRY AT CURZON
Viceroy Provokes Wralk of the First
taro wad Carpet Mea of
LONDON, Jan. 1, Lord Curxon has
brought upon himself the wrath of the fur
niture dealers of Great Britain by a dis
paraging allusion la his speech at the open
ing of ths art exhibition at Delhi, Decem
ber SO, te "Tottenham Court road furni
ture, Ita cheap Italian mosaics and flaming
Brussels carpet,' and appealing to the
maharajaha to furnish their places with In
dian work, rather than these foreign mad
Sir John Blundell Maple, M. P., who Is
first of a large firm of furniture dealers of
the Tottenham road, leads the attack and
clinches hla Indictment with showing a let
ter dated Calcutta, from Lord Curxon, or
dering carpets and requesting (hat the or
der be duplicated yearly.
CUBANS IN FATAL FIGHT
Editors aad Rival Politicises Kb gage
la Bloody Qsaml la a
SANTIAGO, Cube, Jan. 1. Congressman
Corona, editor of the Cubano Libre, ahot
and Instantly killed Senor Insula, editor
of the Republics at 11 o'clock thla morn
ing. Both mea were prominent politic
lana and leaders of rival parties,
Senor Corona was drinking in a cafe when
Senor Insula and a party of friend en
tered the place and began a political dis
cusston. Personalities and Insults followed
aad quickly started a ght with canes,
during which Senor Corona suddenly drew
a revolver and shot Senor Insula three
Senor Corona then walked away and haa
not yet been arrested. The shooting has
caused great excitement here.
COLLISION WITH STREET CAR
As Rrsalt of Arrtdeat Bee-rotary
Iddlags of Kaabasay at Roase
1 Badly lajared.
ROUTE, Jan. 1. Aa th result of a col
lision between the carriage of Secretary
Iddings of th Vnlted State embassy her
and a street csr Isst night. Mr. Iddings'
shoulder was dislocated, hla coachman was
Injured slightly and th carriage smashed.
Mr. Iddings. besides having his shoulder
dislocated end hla legs bruised, was much
shaken, tat succeeded In extricating him
self from the wreck.
He la somewhat feverish today, but hla
condition Is not serious, though his doc
tors say six weeks must elapse before he
will fully recover from th effects of the
Klfty-Kiarkt I.Ives Lost.
ST. PETERSBVRG, Jan. 1 Fifty-eight
lives were lost In the recent tre la a coal
mine st Bacbmut. Eleven mea were
rescued, after having been alxty hours In
(he burning mine and twenty of the miners
were saved after being five days la the
DANGER TO CATTLE IS OYER
Inamrag-is? Report Bent to Washington
from Officials in Massachusetts.
MOOF AND MOUTH DISEASE STAMPED OUT
the Cattle ladaatry of
oeatry Is Reaioved,
So Proas at Actios
(From a Staff Co nree ponder t)
WASHINGTON. Jan. 1. tSpeclal Tele
gram.) One of the best New Tear' pres
ents to the cattle Interests of the Vnlted
State was the report sent to Secretary of
Agriculture Wilson on December 11 by Dr.
D. 8. Salmon, atatlng that he had the foot
and mouth disease under control In New
England; that up to the close of December
10 1.600 head of rattle had been killed un
der direction of the chief of the bureau of
animal Industry In Massachusetts alone and
that a clean bill of health would be pre
sented on New Tear'a day. Dr. Salmon
atated to hla chief that he believed the dis
ease wss under complete control. While
there might be Isolated cases of the dis
ease breaking out amongst other herds he
felt that the worst was over and that the
cattle interests of the country could rest
assured that the quarantine established
would be maintained until every trace of the
disease had been eradicated.
The amount paid out to the end of the
year to reimburse owners of cattle la
slightly In excess of $50,000 In Massachu
setts. The Inspectors of the bureau of an
imal Industry who are at work In other
New England atatea have not yet submitted
their report, but as the disease waa un
doubtedly Introduced Into the country from
Europe through the port of Boston, It is
natural to assume thst Massachusetts cat
tle were more generally affected than those
In any other atate.
While a few sporadic cases may make
their appearance In' the west through cars
used in the cattle trade, the bureau of ani
mal Industry took auch prompt steps
towards disinfecting all rolling stock which
might contain germs of the disease that It
is believed little danger Is to be antici
pated from this source. According to the
secretary of agriculture there la, therefore,
every reason to suppose that the disease
has been checked and that It will no longer
prove a menace to the cattle export In
dustry. The quarantine will cot be lifted
until the department I satisfied that all
danger Is passed.
May Hold ladepeadeat
At today's session of the American As
sociation for the Advancement of Science it
waa decided that hereafter any section of
the association may hold a summer session
Independently of the association, the lat
ter to defray the expenses up to ISO.
Resolutions of regret on the death of
Major Walter Reed, surgeon Vnlted Statea
army, were adopted and a committee of
nine autbortxed to secure a permanent
memorial to Major Reed In recognition of
hla benefaction to the race In aolvlng the
problem of the spread of yellow fever.
boat thirty prominent scientists ot th
country were elected fellows of the asso
ciation. - - . e"
A constitutional amendment was adopted
allowing the annual meetings of the asso
ciation to be extended beyond a week. A
large number of papers on technical sub
jects were read at the various meetings of
the sections during the day.
One of the lnterestirg papers of the day
waa by Prof. Burt G. Wilder of Cornell
university, before the section ot soology,
on "Some Questions as to the Arrangement
of the Primates."
According to the views advanced by Prof.
Wilder, there should be a rearrangement In
the present classification ot apes and man.
The relation he considers as affording the
best criterion on which to determine their
affinities and divergencies. Incidentally he
abowed that ths brain of the orangoutang
approaches more nearly that ot man, and
that Judged by this character the orang
outang ahould rank first after man In
stead ot the gorilla. Thla provoked much
Another Interesting paper read todsy was
by Prof. W. J. McGee on "Indian Arrow
Poison." Prof. McGee explained that the
poison often was applied to the bow Instesd
of the arrows, or that certain spells were
uttered, or put on the weapons, which It
waa believed would cause the death of a
victim, in other Instances, he said, the
Indians daubed their arrow polnta with
putrlfying matter, which produced septi
cemia in the persona struck and thereby
resulted In death.
SrleatUta Select! OaHeers.
The American Association for the Ad
vancement of Science tonight elected the
following officers for the ensuing year,
after selecting EL Louis as the place for
the next meeting,
beginning December S8.
President. Carroll D. Wright, Washing
ton; general secretary. C. W. Stiles. Vnlted
Statea marine hospital service, Washing
ton: secretary of council, C. 8. Howe,
Cleveland, O. Officers of the various sec
tions were elected aa follows:
Mathematics and astronomy: Vice pres
ident, O. H. Tlttman. Washington. D. C;
secretary, L. O. Weld. . Iowa City. la.
Physics: Vice president. E. H. Hall. Cam
bridge, Masa.; -secretary, D. C. Miller,
Cleveland. O. Chemistry: Vice president,
W. D. Bancroft, Ithaca. N. T.; secretary.
A. H. Gill, Boston. Science and engineer
ing: Vice president, I. H. Woodward, St.
Louts; no secretary elected. Geography
and geology: Vice prealdent, I. C. Russell,
Ann Arbor. Mich.; secretary, G. B. Shat
tuck. Baltimore. Zoology: Vice president.
L Mark. Cambridge. Mass.; secretary, C.
J. Herrick. Granville. O. Botany: Vice
president. T. H. McBrlde. Iowa City, la.;
secretary. F. Ellerld, New Vork. An
thropology: Vice president. M. H. 8aville.
New Tork; secretary, V. R. Faxon. Cam
bridge. Mass. Social science: Vice presi
dent. S. F. Baldwin, New Haven. Conn.;
secretary, J. F. Crowell, Washington, D.
C Physiology: Vic president, H. P.
Boadltch Csntbridge. Mass.; secretary, F.
S. Lee, New York.
tiraat Relics Preserved.
A valuable collection of relics of the tour
ot President and Mrs. Grant around the
world today were placed for the first time
on public exhibition In the National museum
her. Their transfer to the government
wss provided for in the will of Mrs. Grant.
J to whom thy were originally presented.
They cocftst of an ancient Japanese cabi
net of exquisite workmanship, emblazoned,
presented by the emperor of Japan; lsly's
gold dressing case. In the shape of aa urn.
with several smaller cups, th gift of th
king and c.uen of Slam; a lady' (liver per
fume telle t tt of mnaumeLtal and classical
design, with fine flilifree, and a chest con
taining i!l manuscripts. Including poems
aad other writings of great antiquity.
The collection waa placed beside thst of
General Grant's relics, which havs been In
ths government custody fwr aevsral itara,
ATTACKS GIRL WITH . KNIFE
Desaoa Attentats to Cat OsT Head
la Order to Ottala
NEW TORK, Jsn. 1. ITnry Goodman. IS
year old, was arrested Just before mid
night, charged with having tried te cut oJ
a young woman' hand to obtain th dia
mond lings displayed oa her fingers.
The attack wss mad la full view of
scores ot merry-makers. Including the
M as May Matthews and Miss May Lewis
tsrted out with their escorts tor aa auto
mobile ride and later went to supper.
Shortly after 11 o'clock the start waa made
for home. Something weat wrong with the
machine and the two mea got down, to ex
amine. Miss Lewis held a handbag, which con
tained a email amount of .money. On th
fingers of Mtss Matthews left asod glit
tered diamonds, it Is said vorth fully $LHM.
Suddenly from the crowd sprang a young
man. who held In one hand a knife. From
Ml Lewis he grabbed the bag ahe waa
carrying, and then seising Miss Matthewa
by the fingers he drew hla knife across her
knuckles, cutting a deep gash.
The young woman shrieked, and her as
sailant without watting to make another ef
fort to sever her hsnd. brandished his knife
In the faces of those who sprang to the
rescue and dashed west fclong Houstoa
After a long chase he wis captured, but
did not surrender until beaten Into sub
jection by a policeman, the general Im
pression was that aa attempt had been
made to murder th glrL and had It not
been far the policeman he would have tared
badly. - ,
The officer had to fight off the pursuers
and at the same time prevent his prisoner
from atabblng him with the knife which be
had used on Miss Matthews.'
With much difficulty Goodman waa taken
to the station, where he said he Intended to
cut off the girl's hand for the rings ahe
MARCONI SYSTEM jN CANADA
Iaveator of Wireless Telearrapky Is
to Establish st Trssses
WINNIPEG. Manitoba, Jan. 1. Marconi
Is preparing to Install a wireless transcon
tinental service through Canada. Two of
his experts passed through here yesterday
on their way west to arrange tor a series of
tests In the Rockies.
It Is expected by the Inventor that the
diverse electrical currents In the ratified
atmosphere of the high altitudes may In
terfere with the successful sending of hla
messages, and It Is to satisfy himself that
the tests are made In the winter when the
conditions would be more unfavorable.
Winnipeg la to be the half-way house of
the system. It ks understood the station
will be located at Stony mountain, aa emi
nence twelve tulles from Winnipeg. ,
It will receive messages from Mount
Royal at Montreal, and It la the work of
these experts to locate the next western
station In the Rockies.
FOUR ARE INJURED ITA WRECK
rsasesgtr Trala Collides with Empty
Cars Staadla 'oa Sidetrack
aad a Disaster Resells.
CONNELLSVILLE. Pa.. Jan. 1. A pas
senger train on the southwest branch of the
Pennsylvania railroad waa wrecked at New
Haven near here tonight. Following la a
list of the Injured:
Mrs. E. M. Miller of Connellsville, head
bruised, with a probable akull fracture.
Mra. Henry Helxel of East Liverpool. 0.,
limbs crushed snd back strained.
Miss Oda Storey of Connellsville, hesd
and face bruised.
An unknown Hungarian, nock bruised and
Some of the other passengers were shaken
up snd bruised, but none seriously. The
trsln. northbound, wss running more than
an hour late and an engine pushing a load
of empty cars waa trying to get In on the j
Lelsenrlng siding, but failed to clear In
NORFOLK A PORT OF EXPORT
Osaeer of Vogesaaa Bteaaashlo Ceaa
paay Aaaoaaees Direct hla
saeata Will Be Made.
NORFOLK, Va.. Jan. 1. It waa announced
today by an officer ot the Vogeman Steam
ship company that an arrangement had
been perfected between his company and
the Seaboard Air Line company for the di
rect shipment of foreign freight from the
port of Norfolk on bills of lading issued
i from point or sntpment ana tnat a regular
schedule ot weekly sailings would oe main
Vp to thla time the railways have not
been Issuing to any stesmshlp lines through
bills of lading and most of the export trsde
ot Norfolk has been bsrged to Newport
News and cleared from that port.
There are three ahlpa of the line In port
sow taking cargoes and 15.000 bales of
cotton are scheduled for shipment during
MAN SHOT BYA REVELER
Body Drops froas a Hotel Baleoay
lata Midst of Crowd oa -Sidewalk.
LOS ANGELES. Cal., Jsn. 1. John T.
Jones of Louisville was shot and almost In
stantly killed by a New Tear'a reveler and
second-story balcony to the
Ho had gone from hla room In a hotel to
the balcony to look out on the street and
was leasing over the railing when he sud
denly sank forward and fell over the guard
His body dropped Into the midst of the
rrosd of people who were merry-making,
snd the sickening thump on the sidewalk
stopped sll retelrr on that corner.
TOY PISTOLS CAUSE LOCKJAW
Fear Boys at Norfolk, Va., Have Died
aad a Fifth Is Affected Throagh
Brian- Shot hy These.
NORFOLK. Va.. Jan. 1. Four boya. three
white and one colored, have died In Nor
folk since Christmas of lockjaw caused by
burns received In the firing of toy pistols
charged with blank cartridges.
Tonight George Wright, a messenger boy.
who wounded himself accidentally oa
Christmas morning, waa attacked by th
dlaeas and la reported la a dying con
dition. Munlpical legislation is proposed to pro
j hiUl th sale of the weapons la the future.
GRAIN MARKET FOR OMAHA
Proposed Institution Meant Much for the
Citj and 6ut.
RAILROAD OPPOSITION MAY BE OVERCOME
Parties laterested la the Move Will
Co to Co art of Laat Resort la
Order to gee a re Fair
"The railroad are a good deal, but they
are not the whole thing yet. Ther 1 In
existence aa Interstate Commerce com
mission, ond If all else falls that power
will be exerted to compel the railway to
offer rate facilities favorable to the estab
lishment ot a grain market in Omaha. If
the roads continue to disregard the In
terests of this city and the wtabes of both
shipper and buyers, this supreme author
ity may be Invoked, aad if this Is done
there are reasons why the fiat through
rate In and out of Omaha will be easily
obtslned. That It will be possible to enlist
the most esrnest efforts of the commission
In the cause Is quite certsin. The Omaha
Board of Trade has recently tsken out a
membership in the National Board ot Trade
and that vast Influence would be behind
this city In such a movement."
With these words a prominent grain man
of Omaha commented upon the position ot
hostility to Omaha's Interests assumed by
"The argument of the railroad men
against fsvorlng the establishment of a
grain market here Is a sieve from begin
ning to end. It will not hold wster any
where," he ssld. "Tou can take It point
by point and show its fallacy. In answer
to the statement that Omaha is no place
for a grain market. I say that there Is
not a better place on the globe. The city
Is situated practically In the center of the
best agricultural territory In the world,
stretching out for nearly 400 miles on every
side. Whst more do you want?
Matter of Coaaaaaptloa.
"But the railroad men aay there'a no con
sumption, that thla la the great thing nec
essary, that ths grain brought in here for
sale must be consumed lsrgely In con
tiguous territory In order that thn market
may expand and be a success. That I may'
answer In two ways. In ' the first place
Omaha has a large or larger contiguous
natural consumption thsn any ot the other
grain markets proportionately to ita sixe,
and the other avenues of consumption,
milling, manufactures and such will fol
low the market here. Tou cannot expect
them to precede It. Oatmeal factories,
cereal food factories and all manner of
mills would come In here on the heels of a
securely established grain market. In the
second place. It le not true that grain
which reaches the markets ot this country
Is consumed largely near them.. Chicago
eendt fully SO per cent ot Its grain out,
and the rest keep bnt small proportions.
'And these railroaders talk as If Chicago
were the whole thing, aad the only objec
tive point for grain from thla territory.
It Is neither. If grain were brought In
here for market and Inspected and weighed
here. It would be ready for the markets of
the world, not necessarily Chicago.
"All these argsmsate adsaod aaaiast
the grain market were naed by the rail
roads when the movement to establish
stock yards and packing houses here was
started. That fight waa won, and thla one
can be also aa few strong men had started
In on the stock proposition, the Chicago I
houses saw that It was going to cut In
on their trade and they all came out here.
They had to do It.
Mast Come to Omaha.
"In Just the same way the grain men ot
Chicago and ot St. Louis and of all the
other big grain markets would have to
come out here as soon as they saw that
this waa to be a live grain center. They
would have to have the representation on
the ground. With the market in operation
and the railroads helping it the population
would be (welled 30.000 In five year. It
I needless to explain how such an Influx
would boost every kind of business.
"In short, thi grain market would make
Omaha, if the railroads would give it a
chance, and we can compel them to do that.
They cannot discriminate against us. It
mesne population. It means business and it
means money. Once get It launched well,
and tho country will have to come to us.
We need the grain market badly, and we
need a relaxation of the unjust discrimina
tion of the railroads a great deal more. In
fact, I think that the future of the Job
bing business here depends upon our get
ting that latter. If the railroads are to
continue In that attitude Chicago Jobbers
can do Just as much business In cur terri
tory and In Nebraska as can Omaha Job
bers. and even more. They get every ad ! capital and labor should be In thorough ac
vantage. . Were I to start a Jibbing busl- I cor and that there should be no legislation
nesa to cover Nebraska now I would operate
from Chicago, but with the ban of local
tariffs removed the commercial strength
of the city could be teated by none."
TO ENFORCE LAW IN MAINE
tie Sheriffs Who C.e la Office with
Sew Year Are Prohlbl
tloBlsts. PORTLAND. Me.. Jsn. 1. The eherlffs of
the sixteen counties of thle stste elected
three months ago took efflce today and
much Interest wss takes In their attitude
concerning the prohibition laws.
In Kennebec county, SheriS Frank J.
Ham instructed his twenty deputies that
the prohibitory liquor law must be en
forced. "I want every deputy." he said,
"to notify all the dealera between now and
next Monday they must dispose of their
goods and paraphernalia or suffer th? con
i ,n Anoroscoggia couuiy i .urnu is a
minister nstnea lummings. in anticipation
ot the beginning of hla term the saloons
ot Lewlston, the largest city In the 'county,
had beer, closed. The liquor business wss
at a s'sndstlll today.
Martin, Lawlts. sheriff of Aroostook
county, on assuming hla duties todsy no
tified sll liquor dealers thst they would
be given until the 10th ot this month to,
close up. j
SKILL FAILS TO SAVE HER
Mrs. wllllaaa A. Clark
Almost a Moath's
for Her Life.
BVTTE. Mont.. Jan. 1. Mrs. William A.
Clark. Jr.. died at 4 30 this morning.
Mabel Foater Clark was bora 23 years
ago near Pittsburg, Pa., the daughter ' of j
jqro n. rimer, woo came 10 Dune nearly
aeventeen years sgo.
On June 1, rWl. shs was wedded to Wil
liam A. Clark, youngest son of Senator W.
A. Clark. Her baby boy, for whom are
gave her life, was born December 2-
Vn riark waa a vnunv woman of nr.
..... ..rf ....lit. .. . , i At I J v eri-ot'l Arrived : Preiortan. from
grace and quality of mind and character. gt John N B , and Halifax. eUii: Cor
whlch endeared her to a Kgios ofafiinds. luihlau. for lis Ilia and 1st. Juhn, N. fi.
CONDITION OF THE WEATHER
Forecast f"r Nebraska Fair In West,
In East Portion. Colder Saturdsy.
Tesaperatare at Oassa Teaterdayt
Hoar. Dear. Hear. Deal.
I i. a 1 a. sa S3
su a XT I s. a 3
T a. n H a s. sa 441
e a. sa ax 4 a. a 43
a. as sa 5 a. a 4
10 a. sa Sit 6 . sa .T
11 a. sa S3 T . sa 441
IS as S3 a. la !W
9 a. sa SH
ACTS OF A LUCRETIA BORGIA
Mrs, Mead Klekl Arrested sa Charge
of PoUoalar After Acealttal
la ilaallar Case.
8TRACVSE. N. Y.. Jsn. 1. Mr. Maud
Klebl and her mother, Mrv. Addle Fenner.
were arrested In their home In South Onon
daga today by the sheriff ot Courtlsnd
county on coroner's warrant charging
them with th murder of William Kiehl,
husband c Mrs. Kiehl. They were taken
This is the outcome of the Inquest at
which evidence wa produced tending to
chow that William Kiehl died of arsenical
poisoning. Thi 1 the second tira Mrs.
Kiehl. the lS-yesr-old country girl, has
been arrested. Several months ago she was
accused of poisoning Adam Kiehl, her
brother-in-law, the theory of the prosecu
tion being thst she killed him to prevent
his marriage to another woman. She was
The officials began an Investigation Into
tho death ot the girl'a husband, who ex
pired some time before his brother Adam,
under almost similar circumstance. Th
result came when warrants were issued for
the arrest ot both the girl and her mother.
COLORADO CONTEST IN DOUBT
Preseat State O nicer May Hold Over
as m Reealt of the Polit
DENVER. Colo.. Jsn. 1. The fourteenth
general assembly of Colorado will convene
at noon on Wednesdsy, January 7. The first
business after organisation Is a Joint ses
sion to canvass ths votes on state officers
to be Inaugurated January 13.
After that Is concluded the contests ot the
republicans for the fifteen democratic seats
will be tsken up by the house. Some of the
democratic senators are now threatening to
refuse to go Into Joint session with the
house tor state officers If It Is assured the
Arapahoe are to be unseated. This revo
lutionary movement msy delsy the inaugu
ration and allow the present democratic
administration to hold over.
The first vote on Vnlted States senator
will be taken Janiary 20. No caucus on
senstorshtp will be held by any party or
faction until after the organisation ot the
house Is completed and the contests decided.
The Wolcott and anU-Wo!cott republicans
will each caucus on speaker next Tuesday.
INDIAN SHOOTS POLICEMAN
FwUsleed Cheyeaae Betas- Held Prie
st Meaaahle to Await
Heawlt' of" -Wreawd. '--.
MEMPHIS, Tenu., Jan. 1. Creeping Bear,
a full blood Cheyenne Indian. Is a prisoner
st headquarters awaiting the rees.lt of In
Jurle Inflicted upon George Millard, a
t?rmer policeman. .
Last night Creeping Bear atruck Millard
with a tomahawk. The wounded man wa
taken to a hospital, where It waa snnounced
his Injuries were not serious. Today, how
ever, Millard took a turn for the worse and
this afternoon his ll'e lu despaired of. The
Indian claims that Millard spplled sn nsult I
to him. whereupon he struck him with the ;
Creeping Bear came here from a reserve- j
tlon near El Reno, O. T.. two months sgo.
He claims to be a graduate of the Carlisle
Indian school. (
ODELL TAKES OATH OF OFFICEj
For the Seeoad Tiaio Is laaagwrated j
Coveraor of the State of
ALBANT. N. T., Jan. 1. Governor Odell
today was Inaugurated for his second term,
The occasion wss an unusually brilliant
one, marked by the presence of many die-
tlnguished visitor and the participation I
of a large representation of the National
Guard, aa well aa crowds from all parta ot
T t.1. ..4 .!.-. nnv.rflfir fVtell aM that
which seeks to advance the Interests of one
at the expense of the other, because such
discrimination would lnevltsbly lead to re-
suits and conditions which would be a
menace to the welfare of the state.
DEATH INSTEAD OF "WEDDING
lleary Hasaer Rebhed at Iadepead.
eaee, Kas, Body Placed oa Track
aad Crashed by Trala.
INDEPENDENCE. Kan.. Jan. 1. Henry
Hagner was fatally wounded by footpads
here this morning. He lives north of hers
and had come In on the night paasenger
train to be married today.
A deep gash wss cut across tba back of
his hesd. His body wss placed on the
Santa Fe track and waa mutilated by a
train. Hagner haa been a traveling man
for the McCormlck Harvester company.
KILLED BY FREIGHT TRAIN
Toaaaj Maw Meets laataat Death aad
Voasf XVeasaa la Serloasly
CTNTHIANA. Ky., Jan. 1. While re
turning from a New Tear'a party early to
day, Ray Hickman, aged IS, and Misa May
Level! were atruck by a freight train. Hick
man was Instantly killed and Miss Lovell
Moveaieats of Occaa Vessels Jaa. 1.
At Havre-Arrived: L Savole. from New
At f!Ugow Arrived: Ethiopia, fmm
New York. Sailed: HuenoS Airlan, for
At New ork Arrived :
IJverp- ol; Graf Walderaee. from Hamburg,
tuilleu: La Champagne, for Havre.
At London eaiicJ: kianiluu, for New
At Queenstnwn Palled : Nordland. for
Philadelphia; Germanic, from Liverpool, for
At Hamburg Arrived : Patiitla. from
New Tork via Plymouth and Cherbourg.
At Harwich Arrived : Coumberball, from
Ban FranclxSj la St. Vincent. .'. V.. and
At Plymouth Arrived: fatneta, from
I Haml jr Ma Cherbourg.
EVENT IS BRILLIANT
Reception at the White Houta
FOREIGN DIPLOMATS IN FULL CRESS
Wa Ting Ting, Lata Chinese Minister, One
ARMY OFFICERS IN NEW UNIFORM
Visitors Astonished st ths Grandeur of
Improvements in Mansion.
ALL ARE MOST CORDIALLY GREETED
After the Official Reeeatloa General
Pahlle Pays Its Creetlags to Ha
tlea's Chief aad Meet
with Waras Weleoaso.
WASHINGTON. Jan. l.-Presldeat Roose
velt't reception was one of the most bril
liant events In Washington' recent social
All callers were afforded the opportunity
ot greeting the president and Mrs. Rooee
velt and exchanging with them the com
pliments of the New Tear. No distinctions
were made, except such as were rendered
necesary In preservation of order, and the
greetings extended to all high and low.
rich and poor were alike cordial and sin
cere. Tea! ay the general public, for the first
time, had an opportunity to see the widely
heralded Improvements In the White House
Improvements which, wben completed,
will have coet about 1(00.000. In addition
to a desire, personally, to wish the presi
dent and Mrs. Roosevelt a happy New Tear,
hundreds were attracted by a wlh to see
the White House In it new and handsome
To msny who were familiar with the In
terior ot the mansion aa it was a year ago
the changes made were a revelation. While
In a general way the form of the Interior
has been retslned In beauty and effective
ness. It Is wholly different.
Just 102 years ago President John Adsms
and his wife opened the White House with
a New Tear's reception to their friends and
to the public generally. The dawn of the
first fete day within the walls, since become
historic, was accompanied by the noise of
taw and hammer, as was this day.
a.Ou account of the unfinished condition of
the lower floor President and Mrs. Adams
received their guests In the room on the
second floor now occupied by President
Roosevelt as a library. While the Im
provements now are more nearly completed
than was the mansion Itself at that time It
will be several months before the workmen,
will have finished their task.
Aglow with Eleetrle Lights.
An hour before the time for the reception
the mansion waa aglow with uiyriads of
electric lights. Towering palate of rare ,
varietlee were placed in aichea about th .
vestibule, mala corridor and staircase.
Tva great square, lueasea. ot . Ararclctm and. -English
holly were arranged between the"
vestibule and main corridor, affording a
brilliant and effective background iftr the
handsome scarlet uniforms of the Marine
band, sixty strong, which occupied the
tiers of sests In the vestibule.
In the red, blue and green rooms, and la
the splendid east room were disposed a few
vases contslnlng cut Cowers, principally
white lilies snd 'Lilies ot the Valley. It
was noticed, however, that the floral deco
rations hsd lieen suborned to the new fur
nishings snd finishings of the roome.
It was a merry day for the Roosevelt
children. Prior to the teceptlon they had
a Jolly time In the lower part of the houae.
They msnlfested the liveliest Intereet In all
Shortly before 11 o'clock, the hour at
which the reception began, the diplomatic
corps began to ssscmble In the Red room.
The members of the corps entered the
mansion from the south side, as usual. In
order to avoid the crush of the throng
already gathered about the main entrance
on tne norm aiae. inaer tne glare ot tne
! electric candelabra the spectacle presented
j by this cosmopolitan gathering,' attired in
1 court uniforms, sparkling epaUlettes and
glittering swords, showing resplendent
agalnct the red velvet upholstering and
j woodwork, waa gorgeous.
Approach of tho Presldeat.
At 11 o'clock the trumpeters ot the
Marine bend sounded a fanfare, announcing
ths approach of the president and Mrs.
Roosevelt and the Immediate receiving
j President Koosevelt. with Mrs. Roosevelt
on his arm, descended the main staircase
j and, passing along the mala corridor and
( through the Green room, entered the Blue
room, where the gueete were received.
Following them came the members ot the
cabinet and women. The receiving party
waa arranged In the are ot a circle la the
bay window ot the Blue room. Facing
them were the women invited to assist.
Between the two sections of the receiv
ing party a lane waa formed by eordona ot
I old gold velvet. Through this line the
I callera passed from the Red room, proceed-
lS through tbs Green room Into the East
room and thenee down the etalrease Is to
the esst terrace, and passing nto the
street opposite the west entrance, ot the
Tbe president was la excellent af4rlts
and Mra. Roosevelt never seemed happier
or more gracious. The president was at
tired In a frock suit and the only desk of
color about hie attire wal a tie ot grayish
Shortly after the receiving party as
sembled In the Blue room the rtteptloa
proper began. The Introductions Wer made
by Colonel Theodore ibln.ham, the presi
dent military aide, assisted by Major
Charles UcCawley, Captain John ft. Proc
tor, Jr., and Lieutenant Frank McCoy. They
were In full dress uniform.
Order of the Heeeptloa.
Ths members of the diplomatic corps '
were received first. As dean of the corps,
Herr von llolleben. th German ambas
sador, occupied the post of honor at the
Tt"" . '
t ministers were accompanied by their aultes.
their uniforms weighted with a wealth of
I -M 1.-. and rlrh ornamentation .,4 A
Among the diplomats particularly missed
was Wu Tlngfsng, now enroute home,
where new honors sweet him. Tbe Chinese
legation waa represented by Shea Tung,
tbs charge d'affaires, and hla suite, all
attired In gorgeous Oriental silks aad
satin. Another familiar face missing ass
that of Jules Cam boo. the French amfat.
sador, whose successor ha not yl ar
Following the German ambasssdor aad
suite ram Count Casalnl, tbe Russian am
bassador; Kenor Aspires, the Meilcae) Si-
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