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bed and one held the revolver ruler was
nsed and It wtt not In Una with th hoi
In the window. Mn. Llllle testified before
the coroner's Jury that when aha came
downstairs on tha morning of the murder
the back door was topen, and, with testi
mony aa to the money and notes stolen,
heretofore published In these columra,' tha
eross-examlnallon of the witness waa con
rfuded. Court- adjourned. .
Mra. I.llll Makes statement.
Mra. Llllle ws Interviewed by The See
reporter at her residence yesterday after
loon. She waa very careful and conservative la
"Yesterday eveningwhen the curtain and
window sah were (laced In the same posi
tion they were on the morning of lbs ruur-.
8er," she said, "for the Inspection by the
aounty Judge and court official, the bole
In the curtain and window glass Indicated
that the bullet look a downward course and
not an upward course, aa testified to by Dr.
"Or- Sample, also said that It waa Just
twenty'three 'Inches from the floor to the
hole In the window glass. Ve measured
this and it Is just twenty-nine and one-half
Inches. ' . .
"During the Intjuest held by the coroner's
Jury I waa put .through -a 'sweating process'
for two and one-half hours at one time and
about two houra kt another time. And this
was when I waa sick and hardly able to ait
up. We will prove, when the time cornea,
that Coroner Sample) is, mistaken in hla
testimony about this.'
"Dr. Sample also testified that In demon
strate to the coroner'a Jury the position
of the burglar when Mr. Llllle was shot
that I used a revolver. This la not true and
I can prove It." ' ,
Talka of the Revolver.
In referring to the revolver that, was pro
Suced In court Wednesday, Mrs. Llllle said:
"Mr. Llllle had an old revolver, which
was the only revolver In the house. It was
an old, ruaty one, and the shells were cor
roded, and It had not been used for a long
"The revolver that was In court Wedneev
day I do not think I had ever seen before.
If It was our old revolver It haa been
brightened up. I gave thla old revolver to
Sheriff West the morning of the murder and
have not aeen it since
The reporter said: "Mrs. Llllle, there are
some rumora that you think thla ia a case I
of persecution and not a case of prosecu-
tion. What do you aay about it?" She
said: "Yea, I think ao. I have some ene-
mica here In David City and I think tbey
are behind the whole thing." , , '
Mrs. Llllle declined to name any of the
parties who ahe thlnka are behind the caae,
but aaya ahe la Inclined to think the fra
ternal orders, to which Mr. Llllle belonged,
are having something to do with It.
OMAHA MAN KILLED IN ROW
fames O'Leary Dies from Injuries Re-
reived la Qaarrel at Peoria,
! PEORIA, III., Jan. 8. During a quarrel
yesterday-James O'Leary of Omaha received
iVijurlca from which he died at a hospital
todsy. His alayera, Henry Rogers, J. Van
depute and auposedly Frank Fowell, were
Treated. The men are Bohemlana and un
ble to speak, English., ,
' The Omaha city directory doea not con
tain the name of Jamea O'Leary.
THINKS HE IS COMMISSIONER
Insane Mas Attempts to Gala Eatraaea
'to General Greeae't Office
la Slew York.
NEW YORK. Jan. A man, apparently
Insane, tried, to gala entrance to the pri
vate office of General Greene, the new po
lice commissioner,-at police headquarters
today, saying that h waa the new commie-
i.ouer. mapecior urooKa inveigled mm to
the Mulberry street itatlgo. Two loaded
revolvers were found Jn hie cnt pocketa.
DAKOTA CITY, Neb., Jan. 2. (Special.)
Another pioneer of Dakota county en
tered Into hla long, Jast sleep yesterday defenee of the country'a eoverelgntyj hav
mornlng lust aa the aun waa rising UDon ,n been conferred upon, the civilized Flli-
the new year. Uncle John Naffzlger, who
since the spring of 1856 had been a contin
uous resident of' Dakota precinct, waa the
one td answer tbe summona. Mr. Naffzlger
was a native of Germany and waa In hla
97th year. When years old he migrated
to Canada, where he remained until In the
early '60a, when he headed a colony of
Oermana who removed from Canada to
Davis county, Iowa. In 1856 he came to
Dakota City. For a number of yeara he
followed farming. At a apeclal election
In thla county on January 18, 1862, he waa
elected county Judge. On October 18, 1868,
he waa elected atate representative, serv
ing In the fifth, sixth and aeventh ses
sions. On October 13, 1863. he waa elected
county ' commissioner and waa re-elected
October . 1866. From 1889 to 1893 he waa
Justice of the peace for Dakota precinct.
He waa a staunch democrat, waa twice
married and on hla death left aeven chil
dren, aa follows: Mra. Leah Dagllsh of
Bedalia, Mo., Rev. William F. Naftzlger of
Bmlthavllle, O.. J. F. Naffzlger and Mra.
Louie Warnholta of Sioux City, Ia., Mra.
Henry Niebuhr of Winnebago agency, Mra.
Oeorge Niebuhr and Mra. J. B. Dewltt of
thla place. The funeral waa held at
I SO p. m. Friday afternoon from the Luth
eran church. Rev. L. McLeaher officiating.
' John raatle.
' STILLWATER. Minn.. Jan. 1. Ex-Congressman
John Caatle, aged (5, waa found
dead In hla yard thla afternoon, haying been
atrlcken with heart failure.
Telearraphera Not Heeoeralaed.
TOFEKA, Kan., Jaa. . Charlea H.
Gaunt, auperlnteadent. of telegraph of the
Santa Fe, aald tonight the road waa hold
Ing no negotiations with the telegraphers.
as reported last week. The policy of the
road la understood to be agalnat 'recogniz
ing or negotiating with the telegraphers'
union. No discrimination will be mada
agalnat union men, a pumber of whom are
In tbe employ of the company.
"Nothing (Teat waa ever
achieved without enthuai
TTiree generadona of enthusi
asm behind the . , ,
account, for the fact that
h achievement has been
nothing hort. of great,
namely, the production of
the ' best silverware at a
' moderate price.
FREEDOM FOR THE FILIPINOS
President Jacob Geuld Bohirman Oirei His
Solution for Probln.
SAYS UNITED STATES SHOULD WITHDRAW
Conditions Whltk Sow Exist la
Island Ilehe at Length
by President of Cornell'
To enable the Filipinos to establish a
atable government and then to withdraw
from , the Islands, leaving the. natives to
manage their own affaire In their own way.
la the duty of the t'nlted 8tatel In Its
dealings with theThlllpplne problem, ac
cording to Jacob Gould Schurman, president
of Cornell university. Mr. Schurman lec
tured on the question to a large audience
at the Flrat Congregational church last
evening. He discussed the question In all Its
phases and gave hla reasons for the tem
porary retention of the archipelago by the
United States, that being to relieve the
Filipinos from Spanish oppression. He la
opposed to permanent retention,, and also
thinks that a great mistake has been made
In undertaking te-force the English lan
guage on a people whose language la Span
He waa Introduced by John XV. Battln,
president of the Cornell AlumrfJ associa
tion, who aald that the graduatea of Cor
nell are now found all over the United
Statea and in all parta of the world, and
that the present enrollment, nearly 3,000,.
represents forty-four states and sixteen
foreign countries. ' 'V v
President Schurman; after a brief review
of the events leading up td the cession of
the Inlands to the United States, aald that
previous to the signing" of tha treaty of
Parla he had been opposed to thla Country
retaining the Islands. Ha had urged this
aa a reason for declining Lis appolntmebt,
made by President McKlnley, when chosen
as president of the first Philippine com
mission. In reply to this President Mc
Klnley bad aald: ' "The,' American" people,
having gone to war" for the freedom of.
Cuba, will not consent, after It a Vlc.torloua
close, to leave the' Philippines, subject to
"When' I visited the Fhmpptnek.' ln 1899,
we held Manila' and, the fort at Ilollo-
few square miles of terrUbry.V aald Presl-
dent Schurman. "Today we hold 'possession
front the northern to the southern bounda
The Islands of the Moroa and heathen, he
said, remained at peace while there was
fighting in the lalanda of Luzon and the'
Vlacayaa, simply because tha United States
government renewed the treaties in force
between Spain and the rulera of the south
ern lalanda, by which the people were to
be governed by their own tribal rulera and
after their own lawa and customs. If Chris
tlan civilisation la to be planted In that
country it must be aa the grain of mustard
seed which In time will grow to large pro
Millions of Intelligent Native
"The people In Luzon and the Vlscayaa
number , 500, 000. They are civilized and
are Chrlatianlsed. The Filipino will com
pare favorably with any South American
people, and the - beat of. the "beo'p1e will
compare favorably with any man In North
America or Europe, and to think of them
for a moment aa aavagea and barbarlana ia
an outrage on humanity. Now, theae mil
lions of people were governed by Spain In
a very despotic way. They enjoyed nothing
like home rule had no civil liberty. ' The
Insurrections in Luton and the Vlacayaa
were due to thla facf: The reformera
clamored tot hjm iule, jdipnlatraXive au
tonomy. These people were governed by
Spanish military officers. . Spanish civil of
ficers and Spanish frlara. and. when Spain
ceaaed to exercise authority they were aa
sheep without leadera. It waa a abeer
dem0cracy, without native leadera and with
no machInerv bv which to choose leaders.
They had no tribal government."
Of the recommendatlona of the first Phil
ippine commission, President Schurman
aald they had been practloally carried out
by congress and the present . commission,
the bill of rights, with the exception of
trial by Jury, aomethlng unknown In Spanish
countries, and the right to bear arma In
plnoa. He criticised congress for not ar
ranging more aatlsfactory trade relatloua
between the Islands and tha United States
and for not adopting the gold atandard tor
tbe lalanda, aaytng that tbe failure to pro
vide that atandard had coat the government
more than $1,000,000 during tha laat, year
and the people of tha country much more
The people of tbe lalanda may be bound te
the United Statea by aelf-lnterest, while
tbey could never be bound by tlea of blood
or tradition. He painted a picture of
desolation on the Islands, where the rinder-
peat haa killed 90 per cent of the cariboo,
where famine haa followed war, pestilence
haa walked upon the heels of famine and
tbe Asiatic cholera la now raging, and said
that It Is the duty of the United Statea to
aid the Islanders. As regarda the educa
tional efforts of the United Btatea, he aild
a blunder had been made in providing that
the English language abould be the baala
of education, and the blunder will be a
crime If tha poller be continued, for Span-
tab la the language of the country and will
continue ao for generatlona.
Referring to the ecclesiastical question
he aald: "Under Spanish rule the church
bad been part of the state. The priest and
bishops drew stlpenda from the government,
but now the Catnolle church atanda upon
tbe aame baala aa the Other churches, and
must be supported by voluntary subscrlp
tiona. So tar as the church goea, tbe
Philippines are aa Cathollo aa Mexico and
Central America. Tbe trouble la not with
the church, but with aome of the order
which own the land. Aa landowners they
come under the control of the government
A few months ago It waa eald hi large head'
Unsa that the frlara must go, but the frlara
have aome rlghta. The frlara ara the un
fcrtunate victims of the old system. Tho
military officers and the civil officers could
returnAto Spain: the friars had to remain
and when the Filipino became reatlve and
atruck at a Spanish bead the bead of a
friar waa the most convenient. My eolu
tlon to this question waa to have tbe landa
valued by arbitration and purchased by the
Philippine government, leaving the matter
of the deportation of tbe frlara to time and
changed conditions. The second commla
slon haa unfortunately coupled the purchase
of tha landa with the withdrawal of the
frlara. I am not a Roman Catholic, but I
can aee why It la absolutely Impossible for
the Vatican to agree to thla rule. The
frlara have been charged with oppreaslen
and various crimes by a part of- the Fill
plnoa. To conaent to their withdrawal aa
propoaed would be a confession of guilt on
the part of the Vatican.
i"We went to the Islands with humanl
tartan - motives. ; I 'know other Influences
were at work. Tbe capitalist thought tt
waa a land to be exploited. H Is dlsll
lusloned. Tbe Protestant elergymaa aaw
a field for' missionary work, but that II
lualon haa vanished; tbe Jingo and exan
slonlat were all at work, "but the dominant
feeling waa, that voiced by President Mo
Klnley. I waa eppoeed to taking tbe Philip
pine lalanda from Spain, and ao spoke
188. before tbe signing of the treaty
Parta.' Wkti Ue archipelago waa taken I
TTTE OMAHA DAILY TKTA 'ATtTimAY,
went to the Islands and convinced tnyrelf
thai Agulnaldo did not represent the Fili
pino people. I waa opposed to giving the
lalanda to Agulnaldo or to any other Insur
rectionary chief. I felt that we had a duty
to ourselves, to the other nations and to
the Filipinos not to turn the Islands over
to any other power than tha Philippine
To Deal with the Qneatlon.
But three possible methods exist for set
tling the Philippine problem, according to
Mr. Schurmitn's view. One la forcible con
trol of the Islands; the other annexation,
making the Inlands a territory and after
ward statea of the union, and the third to
assist the Flllpinca to set up a government
of their, own and to then 'withdraw the
forces of the United States from the
Islands, after bringing to thoae Islands
what the government haa brought to Cuba.
He favors the third. He aald that out of
1,000 wage-earners he addressed In New
York last week all but three approved thla
plan, and out of 1,800 eduratora he ad
dressed Thursday night at Lincoln, all but
eight signified their approval. No test was
made last night.
After the address a number of the prom
inent auditors and Cornell men met the
president at the church.
SITUATION IN THE PHILIPPINES
Pope Receive Long Report on Con
dition of fharrh There from
ROME, Jan. J. The Vatican Is In receipt
of the first long report of the situation In
tbe Philippines from Mgr. Ouidl, apostolic
delegate In the Philippines. The delegate
expresses the hope that aa he and the
governor are animated with the desire to
maintain pacification and prosperity of the
islands they will aucceed in reaching an
understanding satisfactory to Rome, Wash
ington and the Filipino people.
Mgr. Ouldl gives a summary of the evi
dence he has collected with regard to the
selling of the friar lands, the settlement
of rents, damages due to the church, the
conveyance of titles and the administration
of charitable and educational trusts. He
thinks the question of the withdrawal of
rhe friaT will be solved through the re
organization M the church.
The apostolic delegate aaya the schism
In the Roman Catholic church In the Philip
pines will be put down, although the sep
aratist "m6vement ia believed to be encou
raged by the people's dislike for the frlara
and their 'desire to have a Filipino church
not connected with the ancient regime.
EQUAL TAX ON RAILROADS
(Continued from First Page.)
In taxing farma and alK other property and
he believed the law to be unconstitutional
which attempted to discriminate, in favor
of railroad property.
John L. McCague suggested that the same
constitution which makes provision for uni
form taxation of property also provides for
legislation for cities of the first and second
and other classes, andVsald that the resolu
tion was Intended aa an appeal to the law
making body for tbe repeal of an objec
tionable feature of the charter of cttlea of
the . first class, "which charter had' been
enacted by that body.
At the close of this discussion the resolu
tion was adopted without a dissenting vote.
Health Department Short.
The appropriation for the maintenance of
the health department waa the subject of
much discussion,, but no. definite action.
Dr. Ralph, hearth' 'commissioner, when
called upon by Councilman Haacall to state
the needs. of hla department, said thpre wss,
yrgent need of additional funds, bill he
could not even, state an approximate
amount.' " ' " ' '
Mr. Hascall aald in thia connection that
the council had been obliged to rob the
general and other funds and resort to all
sorta of other expedienta to aupply the
health department with the money It really
needed for the support of the emergency
hospital and for other branches of the
work, and Councilman Lobeck aald that In
tend of $10,000 there should be at least
20,000 or $25,000 appropriated for the health
Comptroller Westberg suggested that the
true solution of thla difficulty and the
shortage In other funda would be to do
away with the system of special funds for
pcclal departments. The charter, he aald,
authorized the appropriation of $1,140,000
in all for the purpose of maintaining the
city government and In hla opinion that
should be In one fund and tbe apportion
ment of It ahould devolve upon the mayor
and council. Then there would be no necea-
ity to rob one fund for another.
This plan Andrew Roaewater opposed on
the ground that aome of the departmenta
would neceesarlly Buffer and the money
would go to the departmenta which were In
favor with the council. ' '
Nelson Asks for Action.
At thla Juncture Representative Nelson
call'd the attention of the meeting to the
fact that nothing definite waa being ac
complished by all thla discussion. The
members of the delegation, he aald, bad
come to Omaha from Lincoln it great In
convenience to bear what the citizens of
Omaha wanted In tbe way of charter re
vision and the citizens of Omaha had not
yet made up their minds aa to what they
wanted. South Omaha, he aald, had gone
to work In a systematic rranner upon Ita
charter revtalon and appointed a commit
tee aome time ago. The reault waa that
there waa now a new charter all ready to
file. He aald he believed that tbls leglsla
ture preaented tbe best opportunity Omaha
had ever had to get a good city charter, and
ho hoped aomethlng would be accomplished
toward that end, but It must be done with
out any further delay.
A motion by Mr. McCague that the mayor
be requrated to appoint a committee of
twenty-five to take, charge of the work of
charter revision waa, after-, numerous at
tempts at amendment, road e ie. read that
the mayor appoint, ten additional members
to act wttb the present committee of five
from the Real Eatate exchanger five from
the Commercial clu,b; and ' five clt'iena kt
large, thereby Increasing . the ' number to
twenty-nve and permitting the appointment
of representatives of the labor organiza
tions and city officers. In that form It was
At the auggestldn of Deputy Tax Cora
mlealoner Lcwla.lt waa agreed that any
person should be, permitted to appear be
fore tbe committee to present suggestions
An adjournment waa taken to next Frl
day night, when If la expected-the com
mittee will have aomethlng ,lo report.
A Aaajranteed Care fur Piles.
Itching, blind, bleeding and protruding
piles. No cure, no pay. All drugglsta are
authorized by tbe manufacturers of Paio
Ointment .to - refund the money where
falls to cure any caae ot piles, no matter o
how long atandlng. Cures ord nary cases In
six daya; worst cases In fourteen days. One
application gives ease and reat. Relieves
Itching Instantly. This is a sew discovery
and It is the only pile remedy aold on a pns
Itlie guarantee, no cure, no pay. Price 60e
Lara-eat Oaa Well la Qhla.
ZANE8VILI.E. O . Jan. I Th Ohio Fuel
company or una city naa just enuej in th
largest gaa wen ever atruck in Ohio. Th
new well la In tne Homer Held In Licking
couniy ana nii a aaiiy capaiuy oi lt.uuu,
Ouu cublo feeu
BERBERS "DISLIKE PROGRESS
Rebellion ia Morocco Due to Attempt to
Introduce Moilern Ideas.
PARTY" OF SURVEYORS START TROUBLE
Rev. Jamea- P. Welllver, eioaa city
Man Nov aervlng as a Missionary,
Write Abnat the Events
Leading t p to Trouble.
SIOUX CITY, Ia., Jan. S (Special.) The
following letter from Rev. Jamea P. Well
Iver, formerly of this city, gives the most
complete account of the causes of the re
bellion In Morocco that has been mrde pub
lic. Mr. Welllver, his wife and two chil
dren, are members of the party of mission
aries now at Fat, where tbe sultan Is be
sieged by tbe pretender. He haa been In
Morocco'tiearly 4x years and was formerly
a newspaper writer In Sioux City, before go
ing Into the ministry. The Utter follows:
FB3, ree. S, iftil In view of the many
reports which have ra-en In circulation re
cently regarding political conditions In Mo
rocco, a few lines concerning matters as
they really are may noi ue unappreciated.
Up to the time of writing nothing very
serious haa occurred, and the missionaries
are all sfe,' sound and well, our station
anees,.i vacated, the brethren being In J
res .sor trio present, and our mends, Mr.
lay or, who were approacning ,
Meuulnei: On their' return from an ltlner
atlng vour, have returned to Larache, afto"
being In the midat et oimurbanoes about a
day's Journey from Metiuines, In which the
governor of the district was killed.
The-' sultan of Morucoo, Moolal Abel Al
Aziz, begun his reign eight years ago al
the nee of 18. Just previous to the com
mencement of our mission work In this
land. Hts grand vizier, familiarly known
by the name of Abu Harold, at one aa-
usually stern- and -unrelenting character.
with Mttlo lovu for anything foreign. Un
der bis administration foreign powera re
ceived, -with but one or two exceptions, no
favora of any ,'rnportance, and treaty rights
were generally, If at all, obtained only
after a show of force.
Saltan So, Klararehead.
- Upon the death, of Abu Hamtd, two and
a half yeara ago, the country Knew him so
well, and know the sultan ao little, that
conservative people feared the tribes might
rise up and rebel when his strong hand
relaxed its hold. I waa, myself, detained
a llttlo while by this fear, in leaving Me
qulnez for Fes and Lararhe at the time of
the laat visit of our general director to
Moroccov but the- sultau proved to be no
figurehead, and assumed the reins of gov
ernment at this Juncture Juat aa completely
as he had turned them over to the vizier
at hla accesHlon. -
Two Important facta now affect the
whole story. One, that the sultan had de
veloped the most remarkable liking for
everything foreign, and the other, that
during the winter preceding the death ot
the grand vlsier France, whose posseeslons
In Algeria lie on the eastern border of Mo
rocco, had by force of arms taken posses
slon of a district on the Morocco frontla.,
known aa Tuat, and It eeemed aa if further
invaalon of Moroccan territory was Immi
nent. The Moorish government found It
necessary to send strong warnlnga to the
tribes of the neighboring district of Tart
lelt.to prevent the execution of plans for
an attack on the French, as "holy war"
had been proclaimed In the public mar
keta. Had auch a thing taken place there
would probably have been a pretext for
further IngresHlons on the territory of the
nultan for the ostensible purpose of restor
ing order, and possibly a surHclent pretext
for war would have been found. At the
same time that efforts were made to check
the movements of the tribesmen of Tatllelt
a protest to France and an appeal to the
principal Curopean powers were made.
The case, however; seemed complicated,
and none of the-powers seemed inclined to
interfere with .the French In their free
hand on the frontier.
Takes Progressive Coarse.
Shortly after thW time, the nubile mind
.waa conatdexa.bAy-- exercised at the arrest
Dy tne sunaript .tne vixier, Al Ha) MoKn
taf, who had Succeeded Abu llamld. W'hnt
tniH meant wB ihk understood, ue such, oc- 1
currences were aald to be rare In recent I
years.' But It 'thHl " not remain entirely a
mystery, for I a exceedingly short time j
the vlx'er who was appointed to succeed
him WE) sent on' a special mission to Eng
land, ostensibly 'to congratulate the king
on hit aCoetielon, but probably In tact, as
later development seemed to show, to
make a stroiiKer appeal than ever before to
Hrltatn lor protection against the encroacn-
menia oi tna xenon, ji is aaiu mat tne
mbasHy S"tU at tbls time, was .ueu.lt with
In a very etralghtforwurd manner by Kin
Edward and his 'high officials, with the re-
uu -uiat tne vizier carried back, to his
munter the Intelligence that Hillaln wan
ready to help him hold his empire together.
proviaing ine oia snen or exciusiveness
ahould be broken .anil reformc In govern
ment made which would Insure an open
oor to all European nations, and which
would make - It no longer to the people
themselves "a terror to be rich and a dan
ger to be poor. ' In short, the young sul
tan seemed to be In a mate of mind to be
convinced that Morocco muBt either go for
ward with the nations, or be speedily
'eaten ud by them. And it soon became
evident that he oreferred the former, for
he-had surrounded rumseit --'n a corps or
foreign assistants euch . as no previous
sultan had ever had drill masters, ma
chinists, sclentlllc men, surveyors, physi
cians, etc. and It looked as If the day of
reform In Morocco had dawned. Foremost
among the Improvements in the adminls-
ration was the-institution oi systematic
property taxation, designed to relieve the
pecple . from the burden of being
"eiueeied," or made to pay taxes at the
will of the magistrate. Without doubt,
though no official announcement nas ner-
elded the fact, the sultan has bad in mind
definite plana for the Improvement ot traf
fic facilities, ana a small moai rauroaa is
In the process ot construction in Fes. The
free transportation of grain by sea - has
been allowed, relieving grently the high
prices In the northern part of the empire.
Innovations I'n welcome.
But while these Innovations were wel
comed by a large clans, their meaning waa
not understood by tne masses, and leal
ouay on the part of a certain class of
rrn run nut them In further, disfavor. In
stad of understanding that the sultan had
laken the oulv course left for the preserva
tion of the crumbling empire, tney treated
with disdain the idea that foreigners were
to be feared or to be. listened to. and all
sorts of rumors and slorleu were circulated
about the government. It was no pleasant
medicine for many proud Mohammedana
ta ewallow. when, on the sultan's arrival
at Fes last spring, a acore or more of the
ht houses and aardens had to be vacated
for the forelgnera in tne employ or tno
government. Fanaticism and Ignorance of
tne real auuauon were uiv reuvuus lur iiur
strong feeling, but the crll, If such it
be came, unexpectedly. The sultan had
planned to have a wagon road constructed
from Fes to Mequlnes, and sent out en
gineers, to locate It. in so uoing signal
i.r.lea were nsed after the -fashion of sur
veyors, and these were aken to be the flags
of tha nations, and were at once torn down
by indignant Berbers, wno supposea mat
the foreigners had really taken the country.
it was snoriiy rounu uimi me let-unn
among the Berbers was oi no transient
character, and soon their dissatisfaction
found vent In an uprising oi ine iriues or
;immoor and Glrwan, west of Mequlnes.
The public markets within their reach were
looted, roans uecame uupasaauic, aim it
was strongly rumoreu mai mey ntiu ex
pected, except for the timely arrival of re
inforcements lor lUe Iimu Iivujr ui i
at Mu'ilnex to make an effort to enter
that I'f'y by force, release the sultan's
brother. Moolal Mohammed, who la a pris
oner there, and -to proclaim him sultan.
These plans. If tbey were really laid, were
rlanS Vriltn tmu writ rviunili, llia"
for the sultan to remain In Fez for the win
ter were thua Interfered with, and he Is
now said to be gathering an army, and haa
announced his expectation of leaving for
Rabat, with a strong probability of vlaitlng
Mequlnes on the way. Nothing, of cofrse,
of the plans against the belllxerent tribes
la' officially announced, and the movement
of the sovereign and his mlnlKters Is
watched with greatest Interest. Fortunately
for the general situation, the virle:s. or
executive cabinet, seem to be In full sym
pathy with the reform movement so far as
la known The sultan Is said to be nothing
T. -.ui hn mav yet prove God s In
strument for bringing about true reforms
In dark Morocco, among which, let us trust.
wlll be religious liberty
Gasoline Start Blase
YORK, Neb.. Jan. 2. (Special.) About i
o'clock last evening the gasoline tank in
the Pearl steam laundry exploded. The
gasoline set fire to the rear part of tbe
frame building which waa uted aa a coa
nil envlna room and Instantly all waa
In a blue. The fire company waa soon on
JAXtTAin .1, 100ft.
the ground and In a short time had the
fire under control. Tbe loss to the build
ing Is - estimated at about IIV'O to ."-00.
There was some loss on machinery. The
laundry will suffer considerable damage
from smoke, water and breakage. All of
the laundry washed and to be washed was
DUNLAP CASEG0ES TO JURY
Fate Will Soon Be Knowa of Man Who
la 9ald to Have Done Mnrdrr
for a .t Job.
ALE DO, III.. Jan. 2 The fate of Ton
Dunlap, charged with the murder of Allle
Dool, was submitted to the jury tonight.
The case, which has been on trial for sev
eral weeks, la an outgrowth of a tragedy
that haa excited the people of this com
munity since early last summer.
Allle Dool, clerk In a general store here,
died suddenly after eating chocolate can
dica that had been given her by Tona Dun
lap. It was proved that ahe died of
strychnine poisoning and charges were
made that the poison was administered by
Tona Dunlap. A coroner's Jury, however,
exonerated Miss Dunlap and thui the mat
ter was allowed to rest until late In the
fall, when a grand Jury indictment was
returned against Tona Dunlap. ,
The only motive for the crime was that
Tona Dunlap hoped to succeed Allle Dool
in the store clerkship, a position paying
only a weeK. ll waa provea mat tona
r)Uni.D nart nnrchased strychnine from a
druggist, but the young woman testified,
and In this waa corroborated by her mother,
sister and brother, that ahe had bought
the poison and used it aa a corn remedy.
The prosecution proved that the chocolate
candles contained poison and that Miss
Dunlap gave them to Miss Dool waa aa-
mltted. The testimony developed the fact
that Ton. Dunlap and another young woman
naa eat,en canay ana taxen irom me sarue
paper bag and that neither suffered Injury.
Miss Dunlap haa stoutly maintained her
innocence and her lawyers have tried to
establish a theory of accidental poisoning.
For two days rumors have been current
concerning statements alleged to have been
made by a Juror prior to hla acceptance.
but nothing of an authentic nature can be
learned. The Juror In question Is said to
have told a friend he would "either hang
Tona Dunlap or hang the Jury," should he
be chosen aa a Juror.
PEACE SEEMSFARTHER AWAY
Appearances Indicate Conference
Called for Cincinnati Mill ot
Now Be Held.
CINCINNATI, O., Jan. 2. It Is now prob
able that the peace conference between Na
tional league and American association ball
cluba will not' be held hero In January.
President Ban Johnson of the American as
sociation wired Hermann of the Cincinnati
club, who Is chairman of the NjJonal
league peace conference, that unless the
National league committee was given full
power to act all communications would be
broken off and no further action taken
toward a settlement of the base ball war.
Hermann when seen today said:
"I wired Mr. Johnson today that I had
mailed a letter to him replying to his
communication. I expect that he will make
known tho contenta of my letter to him to
morrow. I do not propose to make public
the text of any communications I address
to him previous to their receipt.
"The National league committee has full
power to act as much as any other com
mittee, but a committee' l action must al
ways be ratified by the entire body It repre
sents before LL Is legal. If in this Instance
we should do something that was not rati
fied by the National league, the league
would stand divided against us. It is now
up to Mr. Johnson, whether there will be a
peace conference or not."
As the matter now stands the American
league refuses to go Into the conference
unless Johnson feels assurred that the Na
tional league' committee has full power to
act, and If that assurance la not given the
war will continue. .
DRIFTING, HUNGRY, ON OCEAN
Amerlcaji Ship St. David, Dlamaated
and Without Provisions, la Wan
dering; on tbe Pacific.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 2. The American
ship St. David is drifting about the North
Pacific dismasted and short of provisions.
The Japanese liner America Maru, which
haa reached port from the Orient, spoke
to the ship oft the Japanese coast on De
cember 17. Bt. David la bound from Ma
nila for Tacoma In ballast. Captain Going
aent a boatload of provisions to St. David
and took off one man, John Johnson, an
ordinary seaman of Los Angeles.
Johnson said that at Manila Captain Har
rington had given up the command of St.
David to Captain Ryder, who understood
that the ship was provisioned to reach
Tacoma. A few daya ago they found there
were practically no provisions aboard.
When fifty daya from Manila and within
eighty-five miles of the Japanese coast a
typhoon struck them. With the men all
starving and the vessel In a bad way. eight
.days passed before America Maru hove In
With fresh provlelons Captain Ryder
thought he might be able to get the vessel
to Yokohama for repalre.
DEWEY HAS AN ACCIDENT
gteant Cutter and Torpedo Boat Col
lide, Sinking; the Former
WASHINGTON, Jan. 2 The Navy de
partment haa received the following cable
gram from Admiral Dewey, dated San Juan,
Combined squadron reassembled at Cjle
bra visits to various West Indian porta,
most cordially welcomed; effect excellent
in every respect; fleet continuing tactlral
exercises; marines and torpedo flotilla en
gaged in special ami, m.-iuuuig uig-ni at
tack by the latter upon deslnnated ships;
F Bralley, coal passer, urowr:eu, in hiiik
lng of Newark, steam cutter, by collision
with torpedo boat.
BOOTH CCMING TO OMAHA
Founder of Salvation Army Completes
Work in San Fraaclseo and
Leaves for East.
SAN FRANCISCO. Jan. 2 General Wil
liam Booth, founder ana commander-in-chief
of the Salvation Army, did hla laat
day's work In Han Francisco yesterday, and
tbls morning left for Salt Lake and Omaha.
Grlacout latereata Japan.
TOKIO, Dec. 16, via San Francisco, Jan
(Correspondence of the Associated
Press.) Tbe news of the appointment ot
Mr. Grlseoin, formerly minister to Persia,
aa the new United Statea minister to Japan
a auccessor to the late Colonel Beck
reached here today. Little beyond bla dip
lomatic career Is known here, but hla ar
rival la awaited with Interest.
This signature Is oa every boa of tbe genali e
Laxative Bromo-Quininc Tbieu
the remedy tost cm res a txild la aato eta.
city of fez" remains calm
Dinpatcb of Spanish. Keinforoementi to
Morocco ii Oountermaaued.
PRETENDER ISSUES A PROCLAMATION
gays He la Rot Klahtlnar for tha
Throne for Illmaelf. hot for
Brother of Saltan, Notv
GIBRALTAR, Jan. 2. The dispatch of
Spanish reinforcements to Morocco baa been
countermanded. The latest advlcea from
Fex, Morocco, aay that city rematna calm.
TANGIERS, Morocco, Jan. 2. The pre
tender haa Issued a proclamation announc
ing that he Is not fighting for tbe throne for
hlmnelf, but for the sultan'a Imprisoned
brother,- Mulal Mohammed, aurnamed the
It la now confirmed that the sultan haa
ordered hla brother's release and that the
honors of hla rank be paid to htm. The
governor at a recent conference with the
Kabyle chiefs pointed out to thera that they
are responsible for tbe safety of the roads
running through their territory.
The SpanUh sloop ot war Isabel has ar
Advices from Fez under yesterday'a date
have been received here. Guns were then
being mounted on the walls for the defense
of the city, but the rebels remained Inac
tive. They have not sufficient supplies for
The city of Fct continued quirt, but the
dearness of food was causing discontent.
If the situation becomes more grave the
sultan will abandon the capital, retire to
Rabat and summon the border tribes to a
holy war. The sultan then will proclaim
himself sheref and' defender of Islam, re
nounce nil European leanings and then, at
the head of new fdrcea, attempt to retake
;' LONDON. Jan. 3. Cabling from Tangier,
the correspondent of the Times says that
private letters received there are conflict
ing, aome saying that tho sultan's brother
haa arrived at Fez and others that he died
at Mequlnes. The only certain news, the
correspondent continues, is that the Jews
have been confined In a square quarter of
Fez on account of the fanaticism of tbe
LONDON, Jan. 2. In a dispatch from
Gibraltar the correspondent of the Dally
Telegraph aays the brother of the sultan of
Morocco, Mulal-Mohommedan, in command
of the royal army, left Fez December 27 to
attack the rebels.
PARIS, Jan. 2. Telegrams received here
from Oran, Algeria, announce that detach
ments of zouaves (French troops) have
been ordered to the Moorish frontier.
Increiaed Kraln Dntlea,
VIENNA, Jan. 2. Increased duties on
grain and manufactured articles are the Im
portant features of the new Ausgleich,
which It is learned are of a highly protec
The details of the higher duties will be
determined on within a fortnight. The du
ties on both grain and manufactured arti
cles will be considerably Increased, which
Is likely to seriously affect both the United
Statea and Great Britain, who are respect
ively tbe third and eecond largest export
ers of manufactured articles to Austria.
It la thought here that Great Britain will
be the greater sufferer, since the United
States Is better able to protect Itself by
adopting retaliatory measures.
The term of the new Ausglelsch.haa been
fixed at ten years. Indicating that commer
cial, , treaties which will be based on tho
new tariff agreement will be concluded for
a like period. ' The agreeroept Is the reault
of a compromise on the part of both Aus
tria and Hungary. The two premiere
wished to resign, asserting that they were
unable to reach an agreement. Emperor
Francis Joseph, however, refused to con
sent to' this aud Insisted that the Ausglelsch
must be completed before midnight Decem
ber 81. ... ' . . ' ...
Take Oath of Office.
MANILA, ' Jan. 2. General Jamea F.
Smith, the . recently appointed member of
the Philippine commission, and Elmer
Bryan, superintendent of instruction, were
sworn In yesterday at the publio session of
the commission.,. General Smith takea the
portfolio of secretary ot education.
Souan la In London.
SOUTHAMPTON, Jan. 2. The American
line steamer St. Louis, from Nfcw York, De
cember 24, arrived here about 6 o'clock this
morning, having been delayed by bad
weather. - Sonsa and bla band, who were
passengers on BU Louis, will have their
opening performance In London tonight.
Wed diner la Not to Oeenr.
LONDON, Jan. 2. The newspapers here
announce that the marriage which had been
arranged between Charlea H. Hawtrey, the
English actor, now on a tour of the United
States, and Mlse Hanbury will not occur.
Dlamoad Flelda Rear Pretoria.
LONDON, Jad. 2 It seems to be beyond
question, cables the Johannesburg corre
spondent of the Dally Mall, that large and
enormously rich diamond flelda exist north
To Visit the Csar.
BERLIN, Jan. 2. Crown Prince Frederick
William haa accepted an invitation qf the
czar to visit his majesty at St. Petersburg
In the middle of Japuary.
Howard Gould Passes Gibraltar.
GIBRALTAR, Jan. 1 The American
ateam yacht Niagara, from New York, with
Howard Gould and party on board, passed
Fas. Remains Calas.
GIBRALTAR Jan. 2. The dispatch
Spanish relnforaements to Morocco baa been
countermanded.. Tbe latest advicea from
Fez, Morocco, say that city remains calm.
OBJECTS, TO ROGUES' GALLERY
New York Man Contests Right of Po
lice to Keep aad Clrcalata
NEW YORK. Jan , 2. The right of the
police to keep a man's photograph In the
rogues' gallery la to be decided by the
Jacob Owen today secured from Jus.loe
Scott, In the supreme court, an order di
recting Police Commissioner Oreene to
show reuse why he and the officials of tha
BEGIN THE YEAR RIGHT r
by ordering a ease of Blue Ribbon Heer. If a a tonic, and brscvr
and .hu most delightful beverage for tbe table made Knally anT
perfectly digested a high gTade family and table beer. Uegln the"
year right by ordering a case sent to your huiua today.
gallery ana circuiniwa ...-
different pjllce preclude. (
RAID COUNTERFEITERS' DEN
erret Service Aarent Makes Im
portaat Capture at wtlnsln
WILMINGTON-.' Del.. Jan.
Service Agent Oeorge W. Fiater of Waah
Ington, after a long tnveatlgatlon, suc
ceeded In locating a counterfeiter den at
528 West Second atreet, thla city, today,
and it waa raided by the polloe.
Agini Maloroel. better known aa Mike
Ross" Salthla Maloroel. hla wife, and
Nicola D. Caso, his brother-in-law, were
arrested and the plant captured.
It waa an unusually large one. eomprla
ing ten moulde. a number of mixing pote,
dies, presses and other counterfeiting para
phernalia. The parties will have a hearing
before Acting United Statea Commlseloner
Hollla. ' ' ' '
Among the material captured were about
100 counterfeit dollara and Borne partly
formed nickels.- ' '
lowans Bar ICanaae I-and.
KANSAS CITY, Jan. 2, Franklin K.
Brooke, president of a I'edur Raplda, la-.
Investment company, closed a deal today
for the sale to Veedersbiirg. Ind., l"on
O., and other eastern capltallntn of
acres of land In western Kansas, whli-n.
it la stated, la to be made fit for the de
velopment of Polled Angtia rattle. rhe
tract Is situated Juat southwest of Colby,
on the Rock Island railway system In the
northwestern corner of the state, and Is aix
miles wide and twelve long. Mr. Brooke
returned to Kansaa City today with a
party of easterners after, a, trip over tho
.... . . : :
Hundred Hare Been l'ure$ by tne
Wonderful New Treatments Dlncov
ered by the Famous t'hlfaffo Scien
tist, Dr. Franklin Miles. 1,1. H., Aft
l.eadina Dnrtori had Pronounced
Patients Who had Suffered for Yeara
with Dropsy and Other Complicat
ing; Diseases Have Slarvelonaly He
ro veredKndorsed by Leading; Pro
fessors and KdKora.
Sent Free, Book and Liberal Course of
Personal Treatment "Which Will As
tonish Any Header: '
During the last few years remarkable dl.v
coveriea have ueen maue by ur. Miles In
the treatment of uisvastit ox the heart. A
womlertui aysterii ol treatment hue been
discovered which acts upon the .heart
iniougn lis nerve centers, rlundreds ol the
worst cuaea have been cureu:
lr. Mlu-s, the founder ot the Grand Dis
pensary and Banliurlum ot Chicago und
Elkhart, will give way 110,000 worth of hla
new personal treatments to uumousirate
their rtmarktible curative powers in heart
diaeaae, short breath, distress In the aide
or chesi, lrrtgulur pu.ee, piupitutiou, smoth
ering spells or dropsy.
The doctor treats thousands ' of 'heart
catica yearly and la one or the most suc
cessful and reliable phBlciana, us U proven
by hundreds of testimonials frpm well
known people. - Prof. J. 8. Jewell, M. D., of
Northwestern Lniverfclty, eald: -By an
means publish your nurpiiHuig result."
Prof. J p. Koks, M. U., Ex-i'rea. Bush
Medical College, states: "Dr. Miles haa
taaen two cuum. a oi my private Instruc
tion In diseases of the heart and lungs."
Cui. ii,. b. tipnemun aays: ."lour remarka
ble persona! treatment has worked won
ders when all else lalied. I had employed
the bt medical talent and ,npent i,iJ0."
Dr. Miles' system of treatment . le . thor
oughly scleniilic and immensely aupcrlor
to tne ordinary methods. It Includes eeveral
newly discovered remedies which -are; care
fu.ly prepared to suit each lnulvldjml case,
and Is the result of tw-tnty-flve years .of
very eXifliislvA'' eeavan h'-unfl 'remarkable
success. Each free frp(Hment -ootvsletai'Of
a curative elixir, tonic tabloids, eliminating
piles and usually a hy yamlc ; laster.
bend for a free book; diagnostic chArt and
vaiuaoie peisonal advice, otatrstlcs olearly
demonstrate that It, Miles' Personal Treat
ments are tnree times as (ticcesstul as
those usually employed: Write to Tr.
Franklin Miles, 203 to Btata St., Chicago.
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t Woodward &
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