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EQUAL TODARK ACES
Details of Massacre of Jem in Emiia Are
of Sickening Chtraoter.
BARBARITIES ALMOST . PASS BELIEF
Ifoba Uat'ltte Men, Women and Children
LIVING AND DEAD FARE ALIKE IN THIS
Participants in the If nrder and Looting the
Bo-Called Better Class.
LIVING VICTIMS REDUCED TO BEGGARY
Before tha Outbreak Hr of Them
Were of the Wealthiest Ileal
dente ( the City el'
(Copyright. 1903. by Press Publishing Co.)
ST. PETERSBURG, May H.-tNew York
World Cablegram Special Telegram.) The
outbreak at Klahlnett ai the direct re
sult of the Inciting of the antl-semltlc
papers at Bessarabia. Tha mere plunder
ing, although It haa beggared thousands
of wealthy people, pales before the fiendish
crimes committed In those parts of tha
town that were Inhabited by the poor Jews.
The survivors are sorrowfully exploring
the wreckage of their homes and property
for the bodies of the lost relatives. Feet
are found In the midst of piles of feathers.
The walls of the houses are splashed with
blood and brains. When the miscreants
had stolen everything of value, they then,
in cold blood, set about murdering and
maiming women and children. The hos
pital mortuary presents an awful spec
tacle. The bodies of the dead had been
mutilated with Indescribable barbarity.
The ViedornosU reports:
"Where the mobs were thickest were
men and women of Russian society, per
sons In gloves and clean linen and with
Intelligent countenances. The riots were
no surprise, but were well organised."
The Noveett, a non-Jewish paper, ssys:
"While the plundering of large ware
houses was in progress women belonging
to the better class appropriated the con
tents, which they made up into parcels.
The suffering la unparalleled."
Not one single Jewish shop or dwelling
escaped. - These Jews were the richest,
moot cultured members of the community,
uumberlng $0,010 souls. They would have
been well able to defend themselves had
not their fears of Impending attack been
allayed by the assurance of the vice gov
ernor of Bessarabia, so they took no pre
cautionary measures. The shop are still
closed, these Jews having now but one
occupation, hospital and cemetery. In the
buildings where bread Is being distributed
are hundreds of Jews without shelter and
almost naked. .
" Examples ( Creel y.
KI8HINEFF, Bessarabia, Southwestern
Russia, May 14. DoroschewskJ, . the head
imsicUn.ol.lna national hospital at Klsh.
melt, 'after V examining the dead and
wounded, haa given to the World corre
spondent; the following Instances of
A Jewess named Sura Fonarschl was
brought here with two nails, seven Inches
long, driven Into her brain through her
nose. She died.
One Jew was brought In with one hip,
both ankle and wrists broken, his severed
hands and feet dangling by the skin.
A Jew named Chanlfon was minus his
under Up, which had been cut away with
a kitchen knife, after which his tongue
and wind pipe had been pulled out through
hla mouth with pincers.
A Jew named Sellers' ears had been out
away and hla head battered In twelve
places. He was a raving maniac.
At the corner of SplschoJ and QoettnnlJ
streets a woman about to become a mother
was dragged from her house, seated In a
chair within a circle of her tormentors and
' thrashed about the abdomen until the child
appeared, which caused diabolical laugh
ter. The babe waa wrenched and cut Into
A carpenter waa surprised at work and
both of his hands were sawed off with his
own aaw. '
A Jewish girl was assaulted by several
brutea, who then cut her eyes out with a
One woman, after trying to defend her
children, waa thrown upon the pavement,
dlsembowled and feathers and ' horsehair
from her bed were stuffed Into her body..
All the half-grown girls were assaulted
until they died.
Small children were flung out of windows
and trampled upon by a crowd.
Forty-seven were killed on the spot,
eighty-eight died of their Injuries and 300
are under treatment. Many , will be crip
pled for life.
Four thousand Jews are without food or
shelter and It is Impossible for them to get
Ximkrr of Victims.
LONDON. May 14 The victims in the
Kishlneff massacre number 1.0OO, according
to the latest Information received by the
Jewish Chronicle of London. Of. these at
leaat sixty-five were killed , and more than
sou maimed or crippled for life. The dam
age to property Is estimated at 1.000,000
roubles (about 1510,000). The Jewish Chron
icle will say editorially In tomorrow's
"We charge the Russian government with
responsibility for the KlehlnefT massacre.
If Kurcpe does not on the present occasion
dissociate Itself from the leprous taint of
this barbarian power It writes Its humanity
down a ahame and Its civilisation as or
"The cardinal fact of the whole tragedy
Is that the msssacre waa organised and
abetted by Russian authorities. The killing
and pillaging was done under cover of the
troops and the police. During the two days
the massacre lasted the governor did not
leave his house. Telegraphic communica
tion with St. Petersburg waa stopped. All
the participants In the slaughter, who
were chiefly Imported hirelings, wore red
shirts. An eye-witness Is quoted as saying:
The police and the troops rormed circles.
In the renter of which the slaying and loot
ing waa going on. tha police pointing out
the houses of the Jews to the mob.' "
The newspaper Woachod of St. Peters
burg waa suppressed for printing the facta.
Jew-batting Is now spreading throughout
southern Russia, stimulated by stories of
so-called ritual murders. The judicial In
quiry Into the massacre Is not Intended to
disclose the facta, but to smother then up.
Renablle Keporte Peace.
NEW ORLEANS. May U-T. M. Solomon
Ac Co.. financial representatives of the
Nlcaragusn government here, have received
the following cablegram from that govern
ment: "We have captured the steamer
Victoria and all the revolutionists. Peace
reigns throughout ths republic
PROPOSE NAVAL REDUCTION
Menken ef Hooae of Commons Cos
Her geetlag Reek Step to
LONDON. May H.-The" luestlon of the
reduction of naval err s came up
again today In the Hon.. -ions dur
ing a discussion of the. ''Vy , The
speakers suggested that the , -ent
tske the first step in proposing . "
tlon to other powers. Sir Chara
radical, said he thought this
be possible. In view of the improved r
latlons between Great Britain and France
they might talk the matter over and subse
quently approach Russia. Even If Ger
many did not agree to reduction, the three
powers might effect something. It was not
necessary for Great Britain to build against
ths United States. It would be as greats
mlstska to count upon the United States
as an enemy as to count It as ah active
ally, for the United States had always been
the great defender of the rights of neu
trals. Mr.. Arnold-Forster, the admiralty secre
tary, after having pointed out that It was
the duty of the admiralty to deal with
facts as they were and not as they might
be, said that all the great powers were In
creasing their maritime preparations,
mainly Russia. According to the available
figures France and Russia together were
now building three more battleships than
Great Britain. As the actual force In ships
which could be arrayed against Great Brit
ain ought to be the guiding principle, he
denied that the admiralty's proposals were
In excess of the requirements of the coun
try. The secretary added that he would not
on that occasion express any view with re
gard to the position as affected by the
United States-"that was a grave consider
ation which In future would have to be
FRIARS FIGHT FOR CONVENT
Foreigners call la the Police to Oast
the Abbot of San
NEW YORK. May 14-The conflict caused
by the refusal of the abbot of San Benito's
convent to allow the entrance of foreign
friars, who came to assist at a meeting of
the order, has resulted In a serious dispute,
cables the Herald's representative at Rio
At a meeting of friars held !n the capital
It was resolved, with the archbishop s sup
port, to excommunicate the abbot of San
Benito's. The friars elected as his suc
cessor Father Domingo Transflguracao.
The federal Judge ordered the abbot to
leave San Benito's.
Believing that force might be needed to
assist the abbot. Father Transflguracao
went to the convent with the chief of police
and a squadron of cavalry. Father Juan
Mercedes, the excommunicated abbot,
promptly admitted the new abbot and ac
knowledged his title to succeed him.
It waa thought this had ended the trouble,
but a meeting was held at whieh th fol
lowers of Father Mercedes protested against
me presence of the foreign friars In the
convent, a mob wsa formed and marched to
the convent, cheering, the denosMl .Ki.nt
and forced the foreign friars to leave and
seek reruge in the archbishop's palace. ....
Troops were railed out. Thev ini..ui
San Benito's with fixed bayonets and drove
out Father Mercedes friends. The foreign
friars returned later, accompanied by the
chief Of police, and again took possession.
SQUADRONS OF TWO NATIONS
German and French Battleships Are
la the Same Harbor
BRE8T, May 14. The German squadron
commanded by Prince Henry of Prussia
arrived off this port today at the same
time that the French northern squadron
entered. This wat the first visit of German
warships to French waters In years. The
appearance of Prince Henry's squadron
caused much commotion and comment
The German ships fired a salute of eleven
guns, which wsa returned by the land bat
teries and the French flagship Massena.
The German squadron presented a formid
able appearance, being made up of seven
battleships and six cruisers. The com
mander of the German flagship, the Ari
adne, boarded the Masserra and paid a for
mal visit to Admiral de Courthllle and the
latter returned the visit on board tha Ari
adne. The ships saluted, each firing a gun
for gun. The commander visited the Ari
adne, vlalted the port officials and the Ger
man mall waa taken ashore. .
MUTINOUS SAILORS MUST DIE
British Coart Senteacea Foar Sea
men Who Rose la,
. LIVERPOOL. Msy 14. -Otto Monson! Gus
tave Rau. alias August Malahan and Wil
liam Smith, alias Dlrkherlar. the mutinous
seamen of the British bark Veronica, have
been convicted and sentenced to death.
Monson was recommended to mercy.
GOVERNORS WILL BE BLAMED
Saltan Waras Officials They Will Be
Held Responsible for Mitts,
rea la Provinces.
.CONSTANTINOPLE. May 14-The sultan
has warned the governors of the provinces
of European Turkey that they will be held
personally responsible In event of messarres
occurring In the territories under their
CONVICTED ASEC0ND TIME
Iaaaate of the Kansas Penitentiary
Gets So-Relief from An.
ELL8 WORTH. Kas.. Mav 14 n v.
Burlington was convicted today for the
second time of the murder of Ode Miller
In eastern Ellsworth county, a verdict of
murder In the second decree h.-in- v.-
returned. Burlington had served about a
year in tne penitentiary for ths crime when
he was granted a new trial by the sum-em.
TELEGRAPHERS SEE SIGHTS
Satleaal Coaveatloa la it. Ln-t.
Visits World's Fair and
Palate of Interest.
ST. LOUlC. May 14.-A1I business waa put
aalda todav bv delegates In .
- - - - - uviiiintj
convention of the Order of Railroad Teleg-
rapners in oroer mat ine reception com
mittee might have full away. A visit to
the wor'd's fair and other points of Inter
est In 8t I-ouls took up ths time. Officers
will be elected tomorrow and the conven
tion will adjourn Saturday.
DENVER FACES STAGNATION
Sixteen Thousand Men Threaten to Walk
Out in Unions' Defense,
GREAT NORTHERN EFFECTS SETTLEMENT
Italian Railroad Uradera la Peaasyl
vanla Dyaamlte Two Homes of
Mea Who Refasa to
v . Qnlt Work. ,
DENVER, May 14,-No change In the
strike situation has taken place this morn
ing. Pending the reply of the cltlsena' al
liance general committee to the arbitration
proposal of 'the Joint executive committee
of organised labor, no more men will be
called out. The number of union men now
on strike Is 1,410, the majority being butcn
ers and meat cutters, cooks, waiters and
bakers. If an arbitration agreement Is not
effected before tomorrow a general strike
involving 1&.000 to M.000 union men will
probably be ordered. Of ninety-eight
affiliated unions .In the city nine
have already gone on strike, twelve
have empowered special . committees
to call them out and the remainder will
meet within twenty-four hours to discuss
the question of striking. The trouble or
iginated in the refusal of employers, who
organised the cltlsena' alliance, to sign con
tracts with the unions.
The general committee of the alliance met
at 10 o'clock today to act upon the arbitra
tion proposals submitted by the executive
committee of the unions, which Is as fol
lows: "That arbitration committees of fives be
choaen from thj employes and employers
directly concerned, these committees to
choose an eleventh member, and the finding
of such arbitration committee to be final
In all cases."
The citizens' alliance committee decided
to adhere to Its original proposition for the
creation of one general arbitration board,
to which all disputes shall be referred. The
proposal of the labor union's executive com
mittee to refer each difference to a com
mittee of employera and employes directly
Interested, for arbitration, was rejected,
and a resolution wss adopted, stating their
plan tobe unreasonable, unnecessary and
Unless the labor committee recedes from
the position heretofore taken a general
strike will be ordered within 24 hours.
Owing to the committees falling to reach
an agreement the retail grocery clerks and
the dry goods salesmen to the number of
BOO were called out at noon today. Other
unions are to be called out, but whether In
relays or all at once Is not known.
Former Lieutenant Goverrror Coates,
chairman of the Joint executive committee
of organised labor, tonight submitted to the
Fire and Police board the committee's re
sponse to this morning's communication
from the Cltlsena' alliance. It charges the
alliance with Insincerity and declares that
It will receive no further recognition from
the labor committee.
Dickinson's Precedent Followed.
The first Injunction In the dispute was
Issued this afternoon by Judge; John I. Mul
llns of the district court at the Instanee of
the Joint executive rommlttee of the' labor
union's against the Cltlxehs' alliance.
It is practically the same as that Issued
by the district court In Omaha against the
business men's organisation of that city. It
reatralns the alliance:
1. From threatening or Intimidating mem
bers of the labor unions or Its own mem-
2. Imposing fines for violation of any
agreement not to employ union labor.
S. Collecting or paying out money In pur
suance of any . plan to break up labor
4. Attempting to bribe union officers or
5. Importing nonunion labor.
. Bringing Injunction suits against union
members In sn effort to break up Unions.
7. Influencing landlords to evict unions
from their meVtlng places.
The Transfer .Men's association gave
notice this afternoon that they will apply
to the United Statea court tomorrow for an
Injunction against the strikers from Inter
fering with their business.
Great Northern Settles.
. ST. PAUL. Minn.. -May 14.-A1I danger
of a strike on the Great Northern haa
passed and an amicable arrangement has
By the schedules signed tonight each
side made concessions, although upon tha
face of the compromise, as stated by A. B.
Garretson. assistant grand conductor of
the Order of Railway .Conductors, the men
have somewhat the better of It. They are
granted an Increase of wagea which aver
ages 15 per cent; the yardmen get the
Chicago scale, which Is 3 oenta an hour
higher than the St. Paul scale; new men
are given Increased wsges after one year's
service, instead of Ave, as proposed by the
company, and upon the ' double-header
question, which was- the cause of the
deadlock, the men modified their demands
to a slight degree. East of Mlnot, accord
ing to the agreement, the road may run
one-half of 1 per cent of the gross mileage
as double-headers and on the mountain
divisions west of Mlnot 2.1 per cent Is al
lowed to be double-headed. But comput
ing the percentage of double-headers the
helper engines must be Included.
Strikers Are Rtotoas.
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa.. May 14. Italian
railroad graders at Marshall Hill, who had
gone on strike because one of their number
was discharged, dynamited two houses,
both homes of men who bad refused to
stop work. The dwellings were shattered,
but none of the occupants was killed.
The sheriff, with a force of deputies, had
arrived earlier, only Just in time to pre
vent the Italians burning the construction
company's building because they were not
paid off aa soon as they quit work.
It Is reported two men were killed du'r.
Ing the rioting, but this cannot be con
firmed. Thirteen of the strikers are under
Employera' I'alon In Sight.
NEW YORK. May H.-A national federa
tion of employers, It Is expected, will be
one of the consequences of the movement
begun by employers of labor in the build
ing trades to organise for protection and
aggreaslvt purposes against the labor
Telegrams and letters received from Chi
cago, Philadelphia and Boston and other
citlea state that the movement In this city
Is being watched with the keenest Interest
and that If It could be shown that unity of
action by employers could be made perfect
organisations similar to that In thla city
would be formed In every large center of
More than t.OOO men. comprising all the
employes of the Hecla Iron works In Brook
lyn, struck today for a reduction of work
ing hours and for some an Increase In
wagea. By a co-operative system the men
received a percentage of the company's
Polleo Guard feahway.
The aubway contractors began today to
employ everybody who asked for work In
(Continued on Second Page.)
B0M8 IS MADE IN CHICAGO
Polleo Discover Mann's lateraal Ma
ehlae Factory la Windy
CHICAGO. May 14-Worklng on what
they believe to be positive Information that
the Infernal machine found on L'mbrla pier
was mads on the West Side In Chicago,
police officials are hopeful that they will
be able to find the man Russell, or Rosseau.
who Is said to have made It.
Today George W. McClusky. chief of de
tectives of New York, and Detective Ser-
reached Chicago In an endeavor to surprise
him before It became known that there
was a clew lending to thla city. In this
they were disappointed.
Chief McClusky communicated with Lieu
tenant Rohan .nd IhM ln..H,
tlon personally. He la confident that the
inirrnai mncnine waa made or at leaat com
pleted In the rooming house at 267 Waah
Ington boulevard, gept by Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Ehlen. though he la doubtful If the
plot wss thought 6ut In Chicago. . After
making a hurried Investigation here Chief
McClusky returned jo New York.
Detectives Funsto4 and Carey had a long
conference with Lieutenant Rohan, whom
they informed thatAln their opinion, Rus-
aen ana Koeseau were the same man. They
believe that after ihi
...v vuuiyiQUVU V. Ill,
chine Russell went to New Tork and may
stni oe in that city.
The Chicago police! thla aft
ered three men. who It Is believed unsus
pectingly assisted fh mysterious "O. Rus-
hbii in manufacturing his deadly device.
They are J. W. Seymour, carpenter; J. W.
Elsenburg, blacksmith, and John Clarke,
machinist, whose shepa are In the 'clnity
oi me apartment occupied by Russell In
"During the week Russell roomed across
me street, said Seymour tonight, "I planed
down four stripe of wood about twenty
Inches long for a man answering his de
scription, who said he had a Datnt of
kl"d' I bl,ev he Mld U was gambling
"Some tlma Htm auM ri..ie
came to my shop ani asked for assistance
... ...on... K n jamming; machine. He aald It
wns something new. IWe nH. hi .
wl,h an Inch base anjl a disk to ft It. He
i.ui n warned only one pair of
the Iron pieces, but later arked for three
more. He never called for .the additional
pieces. The man anew... the description of
the mysterious stranger known at 187 Wash
ington boulevard as 'O. C. Russell ' "
Lieutenant Rohan of ths Chicago detec
tlve bureau, who has charge of the case,
said tonitrht: "I hellev. ,ih .
thN man Russell, who lived at the home of
...... ..r. , me man who had the bomb
and who onslanel t t it.i. ...
uiutiu. we nave
discovered already how and when and
internal machine was made"
Lieutenant Rohan MnuM . ' .
. ... . wnemer
he believed "Rosseau- to be .till Chl-
ik. , . . , "rt "'men on
does " 811 !ndlc,ltlon "t tie
FIGHT FATALJPISTOL DUEL
Policeman nnrf ColerH Soogrht by
. lw.loot Kara Other
KANSAS CTTY.,. May :4.-Oeorge K.
Spencer, a clothing merchant, was killed,
and Stephen Flanagan, a policeman.' mort
ally wounded. In a rri.toi
604 West Fourteenth street. Flanagan had
.. incr noune to arrest Spencer. There
were no witnesses to th tr a.. .
when persons attracted by the shots en-
itrea me room Spencer was dead and
Flanagan lay unconscious, blood ooilng
from a wound In the left h,.t t
Inches below the nenrt. By the side of
eacn man was a pistol. Half a dozen
shots were exchanged. At the hn.nit.i i.
was said, Flanagan, who had been shot
twice tnrougn the chest and once through
the abdomen, could not live.
Spencer had annoyed women and chil
dren, and complaint had been made to
the police. Flanagan lay In wait for him,
and Spencer began shootlna- as anon - '.
he entered the room.
PROMINENT FILIPINO : DIES
Former Minister of Forelajn Affaire la
trlrkea with Cholera at
MANILA, May 14. Mablnl, the former
minister of foreign affairs of the Filipino
government, died of cholera at midnight.
He waa attacked with the disease on Tues
Since his return from Guam, Mablnl had
lived In seclusion Captured correspond
ence of the Rlsal province Insurgents
showed that he had been in communica
tion with them, but the letters were not
of a seditious nature.
The Filipinos and Americans generally
regret the death of Mablnl, but there will
be no demonstration at hla burial on ac
count of the nature of hla dlaease.
FAMOUS MINING MAN HELD
Noted Rnarllsh Engineer Arrested In
Mexico on Embesslement
EL PASO. Tex., May 14. Prof. William
G. Furman. the celebrated mining engineer
of London, Is. according to a dispatch from
Chihuahua, under arreat in Mexico on com
plaints from the Watterson Mining com
pany of London, which was concerned In
the deal hy which the Watteraon mine waa
aold for f?oo.000 last winter.
It Is understood that Furman la charged
with embesxling 2100.000 In connection with
LAURA BIGGAR GETS- CASH
Bennett Will Case Is Settled, Plaintiff
Reretvlnn Six Hoadrea and
PITT8BURG. Msy 14.-By sn agreement
reached between lawyers representing Miss
Laura Blggar. Peter J. McNulty and R.
M. Gullck will pay Miss Blggar for the In
terest she has under the will of the late
Henry M. Bennett. 1480.000 In caah. an apart
ment house in New York valued at 240.000
and personal property estimated to be
worth tlOO.OriO. besides an annual allowance
for life of ll.aoo.
LONE BANDIT ROBS COACH
Does Throagh Pasaeagrera. Rlgea Bag;.
eahles In Mntl.
.BOI8E. Idaho, May 14 The atage run
ning frn Idaho City to Bolae waa held
up today by a lone highwayman near the
Half Way house. Three passengers were
relieved of all their valuables and the bag-ga-e
and registered maU was ripped open
HARRIMAN PASSES THROUGH
President McNeil of Boiler Makers lleeti
' Officials for Ehort Talk.
MAGNATE IS TOO ILL TO BE DISTURBED
Coaferenee Held with Presleeat Bart
ad aa Reaalt Mea Are Hopefal
of a Settlemeat of
President E. H. Harrlman t tha South
ern Pacific. President IL O. Burt of the
Union Pacific. President 8. M. Felton of
the Chicago A Alton and a delegation of
Union Pacific and Southern Paclflo boiler
makers arrived In Omaha at 11:40 last night
from the west. on a apeclal which stopped
ten minutes at the union station and pro
ceeded to Chicago. President John McNeil
of the International Brotherhood of Boiler
Makers and Iron Shipbuilders came up
from Kansas City and met the train and
conferred briefly with Mr. Burt aa to the
conference to be held either In New York
or Chicago for a final attempt at settling
the Union Paclflo strike.
No DeSnlte Statements.
Neither the boiler makers or the officials
cared to make any definite statement as to
the possible outcome. President Harrlman
waa sick and confined to his cabinet and
President Burt declined to say anything
for publication, taking the position that
conditions did not warrant any public dis
cussion. President Felton had gone west
to meet Mr. Harrlman regarding ether
mattera and was not In any way connected
with the atrlke affairs. President Ed Ken
nedy of the local and district boiler mak
ers; Martin Douglas and Tom McGovern,
also Omaha boiler makers, had gone to
Columbus to meet the officials and have a
talk with thorn on the wsy to Omaha.
George Mckeon of Oakland and H. J. Mc
cracken of Sacramento, officials of the
Southern Paclflo boiler makers who voted
to strike in sympathy with the Union Pa
cific men unless the strike here was set
tled, and then acceded tu Mr. Harrlman's
proposition to defer this action until he
could arrange a conference with the boiler
makers, came in on the apeclal and stopped
oft In Omaha. The California men and
President McNeil will proceed east this,
morning to Join Mr. Burt and Mr. Harrl-,
man in the conference. It is not certain
that President Ed Kennedy will participate
In, the conference. ......
M'Xell la Hopeful.
' "I really do not want to talk," said Pres
ident . McNeil, "but I will say that I like
the looks of things. 1 believe we are com
ing to' the end of the prolonged siege.' 1
am glad I accepted Mr. Harrlman's propo
sition for a fifteen-day delay In calling out
the Southern Paclflo men. Anything for a
settlement Is my 'policy. . We have waited
eleven months; why can we not wait fif
teen days longer? I have great faith In
Mr. , Burt and Mr. Harrlman and feel en
couraged over the outlook."
President Kennedy, when asked his opin
ion, merely said:
"We have found no new cause for com
plaint." Mr. Douglas voiced the sentiments of Mr.
Mr. Harrlman is anxious for the confer
ence to be held In New York, while the
union men are Just as anxioua for It not
to be held there. They tried to have It ar
ranged for Omaha, but finally agreed on
going to Chicago. What will Anally be done
la not yet known. . Mr. Harrlman's physical
condition may have much to do In determ
ining matters. It Is feared he Is afflicted
with appendicitis Dr. Bummers of the
Union Pacific medical department was on
the train attending him.
CHINESE SEEK EDUCATION
Aak President to Obtain Admittance
for Their Children to Pahllo
SAN FRANCISCO. May It-President
Roosevelt has been usked to assist native
born Chinese children of Ban Kran Cisco
to obtain an oducatlon In tha public
schools. The complaint Is made that they
are confined to a special school and are
Insufficiently Instructed. Ths president Is
requested to use his good offices to obtain
the admission of these children to the pub
lic schools on an equality with other na
A petition wss presented to the president
today at Berkeley by Dr. Wheeler. It
bore the names , of !,0C0 Chinamen, many
of them natives of this city.
SLOT MACHINES ARE RAIDED
Holdnp Men Serare S3.000 a Itaa
Saloon, Rifling Everything
HELPER. Utah. May 14.-Four men
tered Rooney's saloon early this mnrnin.
and held up the proprietor and a number
of men. uuam Rooney, a bollermaker,
was shot and slightly Injured.
The robbers then went through the till,
the pockets of everyone present, rifled the
slot machines and fled with between II SOO
LEAD MAN KEEPS CHILDREN
Wyomlagr Governor Refaaes to Re
tara Flerlag Father to
CHEYENNE. Wyo.. May 14.-Oovernor
Chatterton todsy refused to honor requisi
tion pspers signed by tha governor of South
Dakota for the custody of P. H. Conway,
a prominent resident of I.ead, who fled here
with his children to escape a decree of
court granting the children to his wife
The papers were of faulty construction.
CONDITION 0FTHE WEATHER
Forecast for Nebrsska Fslr and Warmer
Friday; Saturday Fair and Colder.
Temperatare at Omaha Vesterdayi
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DENVER CATHEDRAL BURNING
Protestant Rplsropnl Chnreh Probably
Will Be Totally Destroyed
DENVER, May 15.-12:20 a. m.-At mid
night fire was discovered breaking through
the roof of St. John's cathedral, the largest
Protestant Episcopal church In the city. At
this hour It looks aa though the building
would be totally destroyed.
1:45 a. m. At this hour it looks ss if
the cathedral la entirely consumed. The
loss Is estimated at $100,000, although 11
oost much more than that. It was built In
1SS1. The Insurance Is tsu.000. The fire is
thought to be of Incendiary origin. '
Pause for Few Hoars la Omaha a
Way to Los Annelea Con.
The commissioners to the Presbyterian
Geiural Assembly, which is to meet at Los
Anzcles May U, who wers due to arrive In
Omaha according to reports at o'clock
yesterday afternoon over the Northwestern
road, anticipated the published time by an
hour or more, and there was a correspond
ing rearrangement of the plans to receive
them. There were' thirty-two cars contain
ing commlasloners and visitors, divided Into
three trains. The first train arrived at 1
o'clock and fifteen minutes later the second
section arrived. Tho third section arrived
at i o'clock. There waa no one at the depot
to represent tho Presbyterians of Omaha
when the first section reached the depot,
but a short time afterward a number of the
ministers of the city, professors from the
Theological seminary, from Bellevue college
and members of the local reception com
mittee were on hand and gave the tourists
greeting and Godspeed.
The third section stopped here one and
one-half hours, the other not so long, und
those on the third section took advantuge of
the opportunity to ride over the central
part of town on the street cars or In fer
riages provided by acquaintances who had
been advised of their coming. ,
The local entertainment committee dis
tributed through the trams a folder., bear
ing tho title. "Omaha A General Assembly
souvenir." Ths folder contained a brief
greeting; a statement of the condition of the
Presbyterian church. In Omaha. South
pmaha and Bellevue, showing that in the
two cities and village, there .are thirteen
churches, all free from debt, with . 1W0
members; that ths Theological seminary
has property worth 75,0OO and IM.000 endow
ment; that Bellevue college has property
worth tlM.OOO. 1M pupils, 12 teoohera and 22
candidates for the ministry and that It has
no aeDU There were plctu.vs of the semi
nary and of the college campus. Th last
page, contains the names of the profess rs
at the seminary and at tha college, with the
names of the ministers of Hie ,hureh and
Officers of the Presbyter.
The tourists were prewired to lake b'irk
with them souvenirs of the trip nnd several
had cameras In operatl in while wal'fna- fur
IOWA NEIGHBORS INJURED
Street Car Crash Mnlmn Ten Womea
Delegates to Fraternal go.
INDIANAPOLIS. May 14-Two street
cars, the second and last in a string of
three bearing a trolley party of officers
and delegates of the national convention
of Royal Neighbors, collided this evening
on Central avenue at Seventeenth street.
Ten women were more or less Injured,
three of whom are hurt seriously. The
front car stopped suddenly at a crossing
and the rear crashed Into It. The women
In the rear car were hurled forward, many
of them being bruised about the face and
chest by striking the backs of forward
Mrs. Winnie Fielder, supreme recorder.
Royal Neighbors, Peoria, 111., bruised about
Mrs. Ada Lawsnn, deputy organiser,
Anoka, Minn., hurt about the hack of the
head and suffering from the hock.
Mrs. Josle Broggs. Sheldon, la., com
pound frscture of the right leg.
Mrs. Elisabeth Cheeley. Danville. III.,
hurt about head and suffering from shock!
Mrs. Elisabeth Zimmerman, Indianapolis,
scratched about face.
Mrs. AUle Wamm, Peoria, III., back
Mra. Anna Bear, Webster City, la.
slightly' hurt about head.
Mrs. Sadie Householder, Sheridan, la.,
Mrs. Clara Zook, Bloomfleld, la., slightly
Mrs. Mabel Hamilton, Nnrthwood, In
slightly bruised about the face end body. "
ZINC PLANT IS DESTROYED
Only- Establishment of Its Kind la the
West 1 Wined Oat by
SALT LAKE CITY, May 14-The sino
plant of the l.'tah Metals company, located
at Park City, the only plant for the treat
ment of slnc-bearlng ores In the west, was
almoat destroyed by fire this morning. The
loss Is about flS.OU). partly covered bv In.
surance. The fire la supposed to have re- i
suited from placing ores from the roasters
In wooden bins.
Movements of Ocean Vessels Mny 14.
At New York Arrived Germanic
Liverpool and Queenstown. Sailed Fuerst !
Bismarck, for Hum burg, via Plymouth an-1
I'neriMJiirgi .. nimiu, mr riavre; Konl
grn Lulse. for Bremen, via Plymouth and
Cherbourg: Mongolian, for Glasgow.
At :herburg Arrived Deutschland
from New York.
At Bagres Passed Cemhroman, from
Boston, via St. MIchHels. for Algiers, Nsples
At Genoa Sailed Vancouver, for Boston
At yiicenstown Arrived 8a xonl.t, froni
Boston, for Uvwpool. ar.d proceeded. Sailed
Majestic, from Liverpool, for New York
At tllnagow-Balled Corean. for Iloatmi
At IJverpool-Sailed Parisian, for Que
bec and Montreal, via Movllle. Arrived
Hostonian. from Rnaton. for Manchester
At Palermo Sailed Neapolitan Prince,
for New York. V
At Scllly Passed-Bate via, from New
York, for Hamburg.
TROUBLE ON STREETS
Honuniun Teamsters get Upon and 0n
DISTURBANCES ARE StVEN IN NUMBER
Four Occur in North Psrtof Town and This
in ths South.
POLICE HAVE MADE THREE ARRESTS
Men Aocused of Participating in ths Trouble
Held at Jail.
AID FOR LOCKED OUT MEN IS COMING
Teamsters, Walter and Laaadry
Workers All Receive Funds to Say
port Members Pending? a Set
tlement of Troubles.
The first serious disturbances of the strike
began about t o'clock yesterday morning
and continued throughout the forenoon or
until the regular police und the special
deputies under the command of Chief
Donahue were scattered throughout the
city with orders to disperse ull crowds
and arrest all oiTenders. A I umber of
nonunion drivers were stopped in various
parts of the city, their teams unhitched
and wugona overturned and In one cane the
driver was severely bestcn.
The most surlous disturbance occurred at
Twenty-fourth and Parker streets, where
a team of the Carpenter Paper company
was stopped and the driver, L. L. Flint,
waa pulled from the wagon and given a
severe beating. The load of rubbish on the
wagon was dumped Into the street, and
when the assailants of Flint thought they
had chastised him sufficiently they rsn
away and escaped arrest. Flint was able
to resume his work, although he bears
About 10:30 one of the wogons of the
Cady Lumber company was stopped at
Twenty-second and Leavenworth streets
and Its load of planks was scattered about
the street us lha horses wers being un
hitched. A mob of about 100 gathered,
but only about half a dosen men partici
pated In the wrecking of the lumber cargo.
A hurry call was sent for the police, but
beforo the vtllcers arrived the crowd had
About lha same time a wagon of
tha Sunderland company was stopped at
Twentieth and Poppleton avenue. The
horses were unhitched and the driver ran
away frorn the mob. At Twenty-fourth
and Franklin streets another con I wagon
waa Intercepted and Its load waa dumped
Into the street -
Another load of coal, this one belonging
to the. U. W Hull company, was dumped
onto the pavement In front f 2015 North
Twentieth street. , One of Haydeu Bros.'
delivery wagons was overturned at (3)
South Twenty-second street, but In this
ease, -as. in alt ths others, the trouble
makera got away before the arrival of
the police. - -.- J -
Foar Men Arrested. ' '
Just before noon the first ' arresta wef
made on North Sixteenth street by Cap
tain Hase and Sergeant Gibbons, who
gathered In J. F. Brewer, Bert Wlnelnger,
Ueorgo Poland and Frank Hampton, who
hod been pointed out to them as some of
the men wh- had been raising the dis
turbances. Brewer, Wlnelnger and Poland
are striking teamsters, the first two having
been employed by T. C. Havens previous
to the strike. ' Hampton's occupation Is
not known by the police.
In the afternoon Detectives Drummy and
Davla arrested Charles Stevens of Twenty
third and Paclflo streets and Jim Holger
son of 2W3 Miami street, charged with being
suspicious characters. The occasion for
their arrest waa the Interference with a
wagon at Lake and Sherman avenue, which
was laid at the door of these teumsters.
The horses were detached from the wagon
and the nonunion driver forced to leave
President Crews and Treasurer Wilcox of
the local teamsters and their International
first vice president, T. A. Coleman, want
to the police station In the afternoon and
tried in vain to get their men out on bail.
The chief's orders to allow none to go on
bond were strictly compiled with.
George Donnella,' living at Fifteenth and
Center streets, waa arrested yesterday
evening aa a suspicious character, and
later Identified by W. J. Coler of the Ex
pressman's Delivery company as the msn
who assaulted him at Seventeenth and
Chicago streets. Clyde Pond of 331S Em
met atreet waa also taken In charge under
suspicion of being one of the men con
cerned In dumping coal from wagons dur
ing the morning. Jamea Pape of 287G
Blnney street, who waa near the patrol
box when the arrest was mads, waa also
taken In charge for being drunk and In
terfering with the officer.
What tha Chief gays.
At 11 o'clock Chief Donahue said: "Since
o'clock this morning my telephone has
been bringing me messages f disturbances
In the residence districts. No trouble In
the down town district has been reported
and It seem that these depredations were
planned for placsa where police Interfer
ence would not be likely. 1 am satisfied
that the work Is being done by some of
the younger members of the te&msters'
union, for I am informed that they held a
meeting last night and appointed a num
ber of wrecking committees. The out
breaks occurring In different parts of the
city at the same time .'instantiate the
theory that they wero deliberately and
systematically planned. 1 don't believe
the older members of the teamsters' union
sanction this sort of work.
"I notified President Crews of what la
going on and told him I would hold him
respom-ible He said It waa all news to
him and he would get in his buggy and
make a tour of the city to Mop all union
men from participating in disorderly acts.
Violence of this kind will be stopped If
we have to swear In every man In town
as a special policeman."
Ko Serlons Damage Doal.
Inquiry at the Carpenter Paper eonv
pany, Hull's snd Sunderland's disclose1
the fact that except for the Injuries sus
tained by L. L. Flint, the driver for Car
penter'a, none of the other men were hur
and that pone of the property was Seri
ously damageJ. The Hull and Sunderland
companies were put to the trouble and ex
pense of reloading their coal and lumbei
that had been dumped out on the street
The Sunderland driver, who encounter
the crowd at Twentieth and Poppleton
owned the team he waa driving and had i
load of lumber from the Chicago lumbe:
"He waa set upon by five strangers.'
said J. A. Sunderland, "and chased fron
his wagon. He may be running yet for tl
we know. The police started after the Bin
men, but could not catch thera. Others o,
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