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The Omaha Daily Bee.
ESTABLISHED JUNE ID, 1871.
OMAHA, TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE 10, 1903-TEN l'AGES.
SINGLE COPY THREE CENTS.
HAIL PETER AS KING!
CmitM Bejoicett Parliament1! Unanimous
Selection of New Buler.
THRONE BESTOWED IN FIFTEEN MINUTES
Ho Dissenting Voioe is Kafced to Kara
OLD PRETENDER AGREES TO BE MONARCH
Wires Aooeptanoe and Notifies Other Sot
ereigns of Eis Election.
WILL PRACTICALLY HEAD A REPUBLIC
Constitution Put la Fore hy Cot.
ornmeut Gives Freedom to People
a Tkoxk Demicrter Was
BELORADE, June 16. Prince Peter Kara
georgevltch vu duly elected king of Bervia
this afternoon In Joint asslon of the Ben
ate and Bkupshtlna. The announcement
Waa received with every manifestation of
The presiding ofTlcer of the Joint session
proposed the election of ITlnce Peter aa
king. Cheers greeted the prupoeul. which
Were repeated on the announcement that
the vote was unanimous. The minister of
Justice hastened to the balcony and. an
nounced the fact to the watting crowd. The
people received the notification with cheers
and a royal aalute of 101 guna waa fired.
Lieutenant Lasar Javadovlos of the Sixth
Infantry shot and killed himself yesterday
evening because his follow ofllcers did not
permit him to participate in carrying out
the ulot aaalnst the late King ana queen.
The provisional government has refused
the necessary permission to several Bel
grade families who wanted to emigrate,
saying that until normal condition are re-
atored such permits will nut be grunieo.
Army Imposes Becrecy.
During the day the officers of the army
also held a meeting and adopted me ioi
lowlm four resolutions!
tl). Tha form of government must not be
Ch(2",f'rhe names of the conspirators must
not be revealed or the nature ot the role
thoy play In the revolution.
(3). No officer must accept any reward
for the services he rendered his country
i . .w- - I U'lntf A i.iunilcr
(t). No oflloer who Is arrested shall ap
pear before tne courts in nimmj umiuw.
Tha day's proceedings on the whole were
characterised by singular Impasslveness.
Only In the unreserved ' admiration for
. Colonel Machln and tha other conspirators
could It be seen that tha event was emi
nently popular. It wa evident during
tha - ceremony, where Colonel Machln
atood conspicuously among tha numerous
brilliant uniforms , and decorations, how
i proud ha la of his work.
. When, later In the day, the late Queen
Draga'a regiment, with the other' troop
of the garrison, took tha oath of allegt
not, It waa obvious that they were In
complete . Ignorance ot what they were
going: ' They swore allegiance to a consU-
lutln. whlnk hna nnf vnfr Kami! fnvmtllntBiV
tho utter vacancy In their faces showed
that they would have aa readily taken an
oath of allegiance to the our or the env
peror of Austria. Bervia, having no no
blllty, la governed by the military and or
Acta! classes. Whom the masses blindly
obey, The town Is full of unsavory gossip
concerning tha late queen and there Is not
a scintilla of sympathy for the murdered
At T this evening a telegram to the gov
ernment arrived from the new king. It
The splendid proofs of devotion from my
Dcioveo. people, my rattntut army and
Datrlotlo. Kovernment have deenlv touched
me. From the bottom of a true Servian
heart I thank providence, which has vouch
anted me, by Ood's mercy and through
His will, ta aacend the throne of my famous
ancestors. I beg you, the premier and
your colleaguea In the government, to ac
cept my royal acknowledgement with the
assurance el my particular good will,
Force I'sed In Private.
Tha resolutions adopted by the national
assembly at today'a session have prao
tlcally granted Immunity to all concerned
In tha coup d'etat, Tha attitude of the
army haa been recognised and approved
and gratitude has been extended to the
government . for the patriotism displayed
In auch a fatal crisis. Tha government's
measures have been endorsed. It haa been
niipuworeu m cvnuuut auairs unui fling
Thla apparent unanimity, however, waa
not reached without a contest. An Informal
meeting of tha Bkupshtlna waa held yes
terday from 4 p. m. until midnight. The
publlo waa excluded, but from the advlcea
given out by varloua members It waa
lively, It waa understood that the army
waa bound to maintain a monarchy at all
costs; therefore, all declarations for a re
publlo were speedily suppressed and the
adherents of a republican form of govern
rnent were compelled ta fall bark on other
preposala, auch aa supporting Prince Mlrko
of Montenegro and King Peter'a aon
George. A wordy battle raged long and
means more effective than eloquence are
said to have been employed to persuade
opposing elements Into acquiescence.
Peter Receives News.
GENEVA. June 16. King Peter received
calmly, but with evident satisfaction, the
telegraphlo notification of Ills election aa
king, to which he wired his acceptance.
He also tclegraphod to the em
perora of Russia and Austria and to the
king of Italy, announcing his election and
adding that he hoped to work for the good
Subsequently, as he received congratula
tions. King Peter became more ' excited,
laughed hysterically, marched vlgoroualy
up ind down the room and finally flung
himself In a chair, trembling with ex
cltoment. Ilia acceptance of" the throne
la atated to be subject to four conditions
First That the action of the Bkupshtlna
la constitutional and entirely free from
bribery or force.
Second That those directly Imullcated In
the assassinations and revolution should be
Third That the civil list be Increased.
Fourth That an official delegation come
to tieneva to confer with nun.
King Peter. In an Interview, announced
that he had accepted the crown of Bervia
and would assume tha title of Peter I.
"I ara profoundly touched," he said
at the confidence shown me."
The king has addressed a proclamation
to the people of Bervia which will be pla
carded and read throughout the country,
In It tie thanka the Servians, who have
shown a desire to emulate the traditions of
The king promises to Ignore all that has
happened during the past forty years and
not to bear Ill-will to those who oppis,
hlra. He concludes with promlxlng to re
sect ths rights of all employes of the state
whom h Invited to remain In the posi
tions to which they are legally entitled and
(Continued on Bevoud Page)
DIVORCE FOR THE LEPERS
Former Marriages to Be Annulled Bo
. that They 'aa Remarry
i . Other Lepers.
' ' .
HONOLt.'Vy ' 1 (Via Ban Francisco.
June 13. t'ortfv ' . of the Associated
Press.) As a res. sfl recommenda
tions of the Cnlted t. '-ate commit
tee which visited here b .1 and local
agitation, the Board of lie,, th Is trying
to arrange about sixty divorces at the leper
settlement on Molokai, and the assistance
of the attorney general haa been Invoked.
In all the rases under consideration the
husband or wife Is at the settlement, while
the other party Is away. The partltlona
have resulted in conditions at the settle-
ment whlrh the senate committee strongly
condemned and It Is the opinion of many
that the moral situation would be greatly
Improved If the lepers were free to Inter
marry at Molokal.
The plan has arousnd some local opposi
tion, chiefly of a religious nature.
About 13,000 In silver colna of tha Ha
waiian monarchy have been taken up at
the leper colony and exchanged for Amer
ican money. The coin was all fumigated
before leaving the settlement. It goes to
San Francisco to be recolned as American
DOWAGER RECEIVES ADMIRAL
Commander of Aalatla Fleet sal Ills
Staff Visitors In
PEKING, June 15. The dowager empress
today received Rear Admiral Robley D.
Evans, commander-in-chief of the United
8tates Asiatic fleet, and his staff.
All the far eastern newspapers Infer that
the assembling of the American squadron
at Chefoo la for the purpose of impressing
WASHINGTON. June 15. It la said at the
Navy department that Admiral Evans'
movements have no probable connection
with the Manchurlan negotiations or the
attitude of Russia. As a matter of fact.
while sundry missionaries In that section
of China were In trouble, some of the
smaller naval vessels were dispatched to
the locality to render such assistance aa
might be necessary. In addition to that,
the increase of cholera In the Philippine
porta made It expedient to remove from
that section as many American naval ves
sels as could be spared, and they have been
gathered In the mora salubrious Chinese
waters. Admiral Evans also has planned
some squadron movements which cannot be
undertaken without a specified number of
ships, and the squadron la now gathering
for that purpose. ;
CHINESE TREATY SETTLED
Many Obnoxious Taxes Abolished, bat
Manchurlun Fort Question
SHANGHAI, Jure 16. Tha terms of the
American commercial treaty '' have been
settled, except the clause providing for the
opening of two Manchurlan ports.
The treaty abollshea all Interior trade
barriers in the shape of Internal taxation
of goods In transit In China or Manchuria,
except the duties collected by ths native
custom houses at tha treaty porta under
foreign customs management and allows
surtaxes of 1V4 per cent on import and H
per cent on export duties.
BALLOON CARRIED TO SEA
Fato of tbo Foar Oecopaats of tha
Air Ship is Cn
known. ' MARSEILLES, France, Juno 15. A bal
loon with four occupants waa carried out
to sea yesterday afternoon.
Their fate la not known.
Japanese Fete Russian.
YOKOHAMA, June 15. The Russian war
minister. General Kropotkin, la being ex
tensively feted at Toklo, where he arrived
Friday last. A noticeable fact, however, Is
that simultaneously with the festivities at
the capltol Baron Tamamotl, the Japanese
minister of marine, la inspecting all the
naval porta and tasting their efficiency in
case of war.
Boat Capalses and Crew Drowned,
CHRISTINA. June 15. The Belgian
steamer Rubens, from Sunderland for Pll
lau. East Prussia, capsized and sank June
10. The captain, mate and six men were
drowned. Seven other members of the crew
drifted In a small boat . for twenty-two
hours.' during which time three of them
died from exposure. The others were picked
WAITERS RETURN TO WORK
Strlka In Chleaaro Is Not UWel;
to Bo of Long Dora
CHICAGO. June 16. Cooks, waiters and
bartenders began to troop back to work
today In some of tha strlke-rldden hotels.
At the Auditorium Annex twelve union
waiters appeared for duty. At the Metro-
pole a number of waiters asked to be rein
stated. Soma of the union waiters also re
turned to the Chicago Beach hotel. Similar
reports coma from varloua other hotels and
the situation, according to Secretary
Blatchford of the Hotel Keepers' associa
tion, looks brighter for a return of normal
In spite of tha renewed threat that every
restaurant and hotel in the city, which has
not signed the union scale, would be tied
up, the hotel men say the unions have al
ready exhausted their resources and have
Samuel Gompers, president of the Amer
ican Federation of Labor, and local union
leaders tried In vain to persuade the
strikers to accept arbitration.
SEARCHING FOR. A FIREBUG
Man Believed to .Be Lunatic Burna
Many Buildings la Xew
NEW YORK, June 15. Armed with shot
guna and riflea the farmers and summer
residents oi Mount Klscn and New Castle,
N. Y., are looking for the Incendiary who
haa set fire to more than a dozen houses
and bams and poisoned almost every dog in
two townships since the first of the year.
it wiU go hard with the firebug If they
catch him, for besides the natural desire
to protect their property the town board
has offered a reward of $1,000 for his cap
ture and conviction.
No one can iKjsltively Identify the man
nor even describe him with any degree
of accuracy, although he has been seen on
several occasions leaving the house or barn
which shortly after would burst Into flames.
It la generally believed he la a lunatic.
Many valuable dogs belonging to wealthy
New York business men have fallen vic
tims to tbo poisons.
HURRY WORK ON NEBRASKA
Btr.ke Troubles Have Delayed Construction
on the Big Eattle3hip,
M0RAN BROTHERS SETTLE WITH MEN
Army Promotion Examining Bonrda
Receive Ordera to Convene nt
Forta Hoblnaon and
(From a Staff Correapondent.)
WASHINGTON, June 15 Special Tele
gram.) Information waa received today at
the bureau of construction and repair of
the Navy department from Moran Broa. &
Co. of Seattle. Wash., who have the con
tract tor building the battleship Nebraska,
that all tha labor troublea which they have
encountered In their work have been amic
ably settled and that henceforth work
upon the battleship will proceed with ex
Nebraska Is to be a first-class battleship
and designed to make nineteen knots. For
months the Morans of Seattle have had
difficulties with their men and strikes have
delayed the work of construction. These
difficulties hsve now been adjusted and
work upon Nebraska will be pushed aa
rapidly as possible.
According to a statement Issued by the
bureau of construction and repair Moran
Bros. & Co. had up to June 1 completed 20
per crnt of the work on Nebraska called
for by their contract. Now that the labor
difficulties have been satisfactorily ad
justed It Is believed at the Navy depart
ment that work on the new naval vessel
will proceed with great rapidity and that
the Moran company will even yet be able
to complete Its work within the time speci
fied by the contract.
It has been decided by the supervising
architect of the treasury to substitute a
copper roof for tin on the new federal
bulldthg at Cheyenne, Wyo. This change
of material was authorized today and will
cot 16.040 additional. The contractors to
roof the Cheyenne building are Messrs.
Forster A Smith.
Army Examining; Boards.
The following board of officers Is ap
pointed to meet at Fort Robinson for the
examination of officers for promotion:
Captains Samuel Freeman, Carter Johnson,
Harry Cavanadgh, Tenth cavalry; Contract
Surgeon- Preston Kellogg, First Lieutenant
Augustus Hart. Tenth cavalry, recorder.
More than one surgeon cannot be detailed
on this board without manifest Injury to
the service. Second Lieutenant Walter
Scott, Tenth cavalry, will report to the
above board for examination.
The following board is also appointed to
meet at Fort Niobrara for the examination
of officers for promotion: Captains Joseph
O'Neill, Michael Lenlhan, Joseph Leltch,
Twenty-fifth Infantry; First Lieutenant
Major Shockley, assistant surgeon; Contract
Surgeon Ira Brown and First Lieutenant
Charlea Bates, Twenty-fifth Infantry, re-
corder. Second Lieutenant Julian Dodge,
Twenty-fifth infantry, will report' to tha
above board, for examination.
Big; Railroad Figures.
Tha Interstate Commerce commission ha
prepared a summary of Its railroad report
for tha fiscal year closed June SO, 1902.
The total singe track railway mileage
was 202,471, having increased during the
year 6,234 miles. This Increase was greater
than that for any other year since 189a
The states and territories for which an
Increase In mileage In excess of 100 miles
Is shown, are: Arkansas, California,
Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa,
Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri,
Montana, North Dakota, Ohio, Texaa,
Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, In
dian Territory, New Mexico and Oklahoma.
Including sidetracks and double tracks the
total trackage Is 274,195. There were 41.228
locomotives and 1,640,220 cars, not Including
private cars, used during the year. Of
these 36,991 were in the passenger service.
The total number of employes was 1,189,315.
The amount paid in salaries and wages was
$676,028,592. The compensation of the rail
way employes for 1902 Is equivalent to 60.5
per cent of the operating expenses of the
railway companies and 39.1 per cent of
their gross earnings.
The amount of railway capital outstand
ing on June 30, 1902, waa 12.134,182,964, or
S62.301 per mile. The funded debt was
$6.109,981.6t9. The amount of capital stock
paying no dividends was 12.686,556,614, or
44.60 per cent of the total amount outstand
ing. Omitting equipment trust obliga
tions, the amount of the funded debt which
paid no Interest was $294,175,24X
The number of passengers carried was
649.878,506 and the number of tons of freight
The gross earnings of all the roads for
the year were $1,726, 380, 267 and the gross
expenses $1,116,248,747. The total dividends
declared for the year were $185,421,239.
The total number of casualties to persons
on account of railway accidents was 73,260,
Including 8.588 killed and 64,663 Injured. Of
railway employes, 2.969 were killed and
50,524 were Injured. The number of pas
sengers killed was 345 and the number In
jured was 6,683. One out of every 401 em
ployes was killed and one out of every 24
was Injured. One passenger was killed for
every 1,883,706 carried and one Injured for
every 91.244 carried. Ratios based upon
the number of miles traveled, however,
show that 57.072,283 passenger miles were
accomplished for each passenger killed, and
2,946,272 passenger miles for each passenger
Ask Aid for Bnsslaa Jews.
Through their representative association
R'Nal lVRlth, the Jews of America today
laid their case for action on behalf of the
Russian Hebrews before President Roose
velt and Secretary Hay.
The Interviews with the president and
Secretary Hay were extremely satisfactory
to the council, although It soon became ap
parent that positive action could not be
Immediately had upon the subjects nearest
to them namely, the betterment of the con
dltl in of the Jews in Russia.
The massacre at Klslilneff waa the prin
cipal topic of discussion.
The council besought the president to use
his good offices to secure the ear of the
czar. They declared that he was being
deliberately kept In Ignorance by the
bureaucrats of the terrible treatment being
meted out to the Jews In every corner of
Russia where they were allowed to reside.
They expressed a conviction that if the
czar knew of the Indignities and atrocities
practiced upon the unfortunate Jews, who
were still his loyal subjects, he would cer
tainly take steps to alleviate their con
dition. They said nothing about the refusal of
the Russian government to recognise Jew
ish passports or ask the aid of the gov
ernment in tha distribution of funds In
tended for the relief of the Klshlneff suf
ferers. The president and secretary listened with
the deepest interest and sympathy to these
representations and both replied In terms
IGunUiituMi on Sooand Page.)
DEWEY'S GUARD TO GO HOME
Preliminary Hearing Will Relievo
Soldiers Whether Ball is
Allowed or Hot.
TOPEKA. Kan., June 15. Military pro
tection will be withdrawn from Dewey
and his two employes aa soon as their pre
liminary hearing la concluded, probably
virae time this week.
Dewey Is extremely anxious to secure
ball and will strain every nerve to influ
ence the court to this end. He can give
any amount of ball required.
If the prisoners are bound over without
ball, Governor Bailey has ordered the sher
iff of Cheyenne county to remove them
to some other county for safe keeping,
where the militia will not be necessary for
their protection. Adjutant General Kelsey
haa Informed Captain -Cunningham, who Is
In command of the state troops at Bt.
Francis of this order. Captain Cunning
ham is Instructed to conduct the sheriff
with the prisoners to the train and guard
them till the train leavea and then the
sheriff will havo to look after them him
self. Where they will be taken is not
known, but even If they are admitted to
ball Dewey will hardly dare to remain
in the county as the settlers would doubt
less avenge the Berrya' deaths at tha first
Eastern capitalists are already asking
the Deweys to place a price on their ranch
with the Idea that the settlers would not
allow Chauncey Dewey to remain there
even If he should get out of his present
trouble, but ho says ha haa no thought
RAILROAD GRADERS KILLED
Trestle Gives 'Way' and Fonr Men Aro
Burled Under Tons of
CHEYENNE, Wyo.,' June 16. (Special
Telegram.) A railroad trestle gave way at
the Elmore grading camp near Otto, six
teen miles west of Cheyenne, at 6 o'clock
today, causing the death of four men and
the injury of four others. The dead are:
NICOLA FATA. ,
The Injured are:
C. P. Murray, hrakeman, .
The men were engaged In loading earth
on a string of cars that were pushed out
on a long trestle where dirt waa dumped
to make a fill. , When the flrst four cars
reached the center of the trestle the huge
framework gave way. The timbers snapped
short off, making a report like the dis
charge of musketry and the four cars were
precipitated to the bottom of the ravine.
The Italians were riding on the middle cars
and were burled under1 tons of earth and
rock and the heavy rolling stock. The
Italians were burled deepest and were dead
when found. Those who escaped deai.h
were thrown to one aide and were not
seriously hurt." Coroner Murray brought
the victims to Cheyenne tonight In a lum
ber wagon. An Inquest Vill ba tool to
morrow. . --'(
MUSIC DOUBLE MISSIONARY
Prealdent Declares Snengerfeat Pro
motea Alike Art nnd
BALTIMORE, June lS.-Preaident Roose
velt, who waa tha guest of honor at the
grand concert of the Northeastern saenger
feat tonight, waa accompanied by Baron
Spec von Stemburg, Senator McComas and
the president's private secretary, Mr. Loeb.
In the course of his address the president
referred to the great part the Turnvereln
of Baltimore had played In the civil war.
No greater good can come to our people
than to encourage in them a capacity for
enjoyment which shall discriminate sharply
between what Is vicious and what has pleas
ure in it. Nothing can add more to our
capacity for healthy social enjoyment than
the formation of societies for the cultiva
tion of music, vooal and Instrumental,
which give a great life to the artistic side,
the esthetic side of our nature and espe
cially Is that true when we remember that
no man is going to go far wrong If he be
longs to a society where he can take his
wife with him to enjoy Its meetings. So
you see, gentlemen, I hall you as mis
sionaries alike from the esthetic and the
Hill's Son Declares Coneern Will Not
Be Dissolved Whatever Court's
MINNEAPOLIS, June 15. Louis W. Hill,
son of James J. Hill, was Interviewed
today as to the reports of a dissolution of
the Northern Securities company. Mr.
The Northern Securities company will
not be dissolved even If the United States
court upholds every contention made In
the cases that have been brought against
I have heard nothing about any movement
to dissolve the Northern Securities com
pany and I would certainly know If such
a thing was contemplated. Such a move
ment would scarcely be undertaken while
my father was away on a six-months lull
The story may be picked up by some pa
pers, because It Is sensational, but It Is
not true. There is no need of a dissolu
tion, even if the cases now being tried
should go against the company.
WOODMEN'S CAMP SPLITS
Three Hnndred Delegates Name Maa
to Oppose Election of
INDIANAPOLIS, June 16.-Three hundred
delegates to Modern Woodmen's convention
met tonight and denounced what they
termed the "machine rule" of the order.
It was alleged that the officials prac
tically stopped all freedom of election and
picked a slate which was to be Indorsed
even before delegates arrived.
J. G. Johnson of Kansua was indorsed
for head consul, to oppose A. R. Talbot of
Lincoln, and a committee appointed to
name a lint of candidates for other offices
to oppose what waa called the "adminis
Form League to Preserve Celestial
Klagdom and Ask War with
BAN FRANCISCO, June 15. -At a mass
meeting of representative men of China
town the organisation of a Chinese Clti
sens' National league was effected, with
over 200 charter members. The alleged ob
ject ia tha preservation of tha Integrity
of Chlra. It ia Intended . to organize a
womun's branch of the league.
A formal request baa been sent to the
Chinese government, asking that ' imme
diate wsr be declared against Quasi unlet
I; wiUidraws ils Manrhurlaa f----t
SCHOOL TEACHERS ELECTED
Board Chooses Those Hot on the Perma
OPEN MEETING WITHOUT FEATURE
Annual Task ot Selection- Corps ia
Addltloa to the Established Mem
hrrshlp is Easily Disposed
of This Time.
Comparatively few changes were made
In the eachlng corps of the Omaha schools
at the annual election of teachers by the
Board of Education last night. All Jan
itors with the exception of two were re
employed for another year. The high school
staff with one exception waa re-elected,
there waa no change In tha kindergarten
Instructors except to add a few; principals
of the grade schools remain as formerly,
while there was a respectable addition to
the list of grade teachers, to replace In
structors who have dropped out during the
last year for various reasons. Several grade
teachera were let out. The action of the
board waa practically unanimous, the whole
matter having been threshed out In secret
committee session which ended at 9:30. All
the appointments are for one year. The
assignment and salaries ot the high school
teachers are the same for the next year,
aave that Miss Edith Hlgglns Is appointed
physical director, vice Miss Gertrude Ha
comber, who will resign to be married.
Ambler Place Wants a School.
A petition signed by thirty-nine Interested
property owners asked that the Ambler
Place achool be rebuilt at Forty-third and
Castellar streets. This school was con
solidated with the Kckerman and West
Side schools Into the Beala building, which
was destroyed by fire last winter. Now
that the achool Is to be rebuilt the Ambler
Place people want a separate Institution.
The communication was referred to the
The introduction of a resolution by Chair
man Funkhouser of the high school com
mittee seeking to change the number of
periods which high school Instructors shall
teach from six to five hours each day
was frowned upon by the board and laid
over until the next meeting, June 29, even
though Mr. Funkhouser explained at some
length that his committee had made a
thorough personal Investigation and based
Ita recommendations on facta. He said the
Investigation had shown that It Is Impos
sible for a high school teacher to do the
full amount of work required and retain
Member Mcintosh objected because he
said the cost of teaching In the high achool
would be Increased SO per cent.
Chairman Funkhouser maintained that
only four or Ave mora teachers would be
Member Horaan wanted time for con
sideration and said he had heard no com
plaints from any high achool teachers.
Member Stubbendorf said tha Intention of
the-superintendent and principal la to en
large the classes greatly and thus cover
tha work In hand. . Nevertheless tha motion
to .arrest 'taction carried, to . . -'
It was decided to open sealed proposals
for printing and auppliea at noon July a.
Permanent List Changes.
Following la a list of the teachera on
the permanent list who were dropped.
Borne of them have left the city and ob
tained employment elsewhere without the
formality of resigning
W' H- All?n'.' " LaRue,
Mary Uallantyne, Elizabeth Hlatt.
Jcannette Boyd, Alva J. Marshall,
Abba Bowen, Elizabeth Shirley.
Mabel Hyoe, Sarah Thompson,
Mabel Jennison, D. J. Johnson.
Teachera placed on the permanent list
were as follows: High school Ada I. At
kinson, Eunice Btebblns. From the grades:
Frances Brome, Mae McMaster,
Stella Cain, Elizabeth Mulr
Sophie Cleveland, Kmlly Newoonib,
Martha Cook. Eulnia Koaicky,
Eliza Glbbs, Maywmid Hcnrelber,
Isabella Graham, Harrlette Searle,
Joanna M. Gramllch, Nellie Sliultz,
Anna Gurske, Alvlna Spetman,
Jean Herdman, Macy Stapenhorst,
Teresa McArdle, Anna Svaclna,
May McCoy, Mary L. Templeton.
From the kindergarten:
Anna Bennett, Carrie Pratt,
Minnie Neal, Blanche Campbell.
Elisabeth Dunham, .
Placed on Assigned List.
The following were placed on ths assigned
list, having successfully passed the ex
aminational Mury Deltrlch, Julia Freeland,
Bessie Andrem, Anna Carey Nelson,
Alice Uradman, Bessie Waterman,
Eva DeMoss, Lula Morris,
Martha Homellus, Adele Ryan,
Anna Howland, Alma Spetmann,
Nina Kinkald, Sarah Townsend,
Elizabeth Maxwell, Claire Northupp.
High School Teachera.
Miss Fannie Arnold, Supervisor of music;
Miss Alive Hltte, supervisor of drawing,
and Mrs. Orletta 8. Chittenden, supervisor
of kindergartens, were re-elected. These
teachers were elected for employment at
the high .school:
Ada I. Atkinson, Pearl Rockfellow,
Daisy Bonnell, Kllen Rooney,
A. K. Congdon, Eunice Stebblns,
Amelia Farnsworth, Mary Sullivan,
K. K. Frick, Cant. W. M. Wassell,
Mary Helloes, Belle Wilson,
Gertrude Macomber, A. H. Waterhouse,
f lorence McHugn, AJphonslneC liateialn,
A. S. Pearse, Grace H Hudborough,
C. A. Pearson, Ida D. Fleming,
Anna Peterson, Robert C. Iansing,
Ella Phelps, Jo.tnnavonManHfe.lde,
Nellie Randall, Eugenie Mackln,
Jasper Robertson, Edith Hlgglns.
The following list of kindergarten teach
ers waa chosen without dissent:
Her'mlne Blessing, Ixtulse Burnett,
Anna Bennett, Blanche Campbell,
Minnie Neal, A una Peters,
Hara Shaver Helen M. Drake.
Jennie H. (iluck,
Grade Teachera Elected.
Gertrude Carey, .
Annette lie bolt.
were re-elected aa fol-
I.ydla McCague, -May
Mary 51 uiien,
K. W V. n Horn.
Ills I roe Murphy,
Car- e NeUun,
Mai . NiH'ii.
Km n Nosier.
iContinucd uu tittciud Pfcgt-i
CONDITION OFJHE WEATHER
Forecast for Nebraska Fair Tuesdsy and
Hoar. Dear. Hour. Dear.
8 a. m til 1 p. m 1
U n. m a a p. m "2
T a. m Hit a p. m
n. m...... hm 4 p. m...... "2
t a. m Tt ft p. m
lO a. m TH H p. m H(
llan TH T p. m "n
12 m Ti N p. m TT
fl p. m T t
SAMSON TESTS MACHINERY
Trial Run of Ills Knlght-Manla Mill
Shows Wheels In Pretty (
Now It came to pass that In the first
hour of the night, the night which sunders
the moon known throughout Qulvera aa
June, In two parts, while the sacred men
and chiefs and rulers were secretly gath
ered In the Imperial palace, which Is far In
the remote and little traversed portion
of the walled city lying about 1412 North
Twentieth etreet, there by fasting and
frightful effort and by the placing of 60-
cent Havanns on tho dsls of the oracle, to
perfect themselves In the mystic and Im
maculate ceremonies by which the tried
subjects of Qulvera are knighted to the
service of his majesty, Ak-Snr-Ben, that
there came certain high men of the capital
who thtmdered before the stern portals and
demanded of the captnln of the guards:
"HI, there, you bum lobster! Open up and
put us through."
But the man of might bade them be gone,
for the ceremonial was not complete. Then
from his place of authority spake Samson,
the Imperial one:
"As la In the knowledge of you all, the
essential, mysterious element which Is the
very hilt of the aacred ceremonlala, the In
dispensable which we have sent out august
envoys beyond the four sens, to the nether
side of the world, to fetch, has not yet
been laid down In the locked place of the
Imperial den. Nevertheless will we do a
most thorough signal practice, that we
may not fall on the night, which Is Monday
next, when the all but barbarous though
loyal men of the province of South Omaha
accept the service of his majesty, nor the
Monday that follows, when the Tribe of
Eagles make fealty."
So there was a trtal'of the mysteries until
the sacred men began to drag the ground
GOING TO CHICAGO TO ARGUE
Omaha High School Debaters Will
Meet a Wlady City Trio on
What Is considered the most Important
debate ever participated in by the students
of the Omaha High school will be held In
Chicago June 19, when picked debaters
from the Chicago schools meet a slmllnr
team from Cmaha to argue the advan
tages of tha municipal ownership of atreet
railways. The Omaha school has never
sent a team so far away from home be
fore, nor against such brains and eduea-
! tlon as' exist in the Immense enrolment of
tha Chicago high schools.
The team that will represent Omaha is
composed of the three young men who won
the atate high school championship ' not
long ago. They are Ben Cherrlngton,
Joseph Swenson and Richard Hunter, all
members of the Junior class. The Chicago
team consists of Morris Burr of ModlU
High school. Paul Moser of South Division
high and Arthur Meyer of Hyde Park.
They are all experienced In the forensic
art and are said to be as clever as their
youth admits. Omaha has what is con
sidered the better aide of the argument
the affirmative. The debate will be held at
Central Young Men'a Christian association
auditorium, 153 Ia Salle street, at 8 o'clock
In the evening. The Omaha high schoolers
will not leave until early of the
morning of the day of tho event and a
number of student will accompany them.
Next year a debute between the same
schools will be held In Omaha. M. 8. Tay
lor, a member of the senior class, has car
ried on the negotiations with the Chicago
schools and Is hopeful of making the de
bate an annual affair between the high
schoolers of the two cities.
SCHOOL TEACHER IS MISSING
Miss Genevieve Mnrtdox Leavea South
Omaha and Disappears from
Miss Genevievo Maddox, for three years
a teacher In the Hawthorne school at
South Omaha, has disappeared and since
May 80 her friends and relatives have
heard no word from her. On that date Miss
Maddox left South . Omuha for Omaha
enroute to her home In Fairfield, Ia. She
has not arrived at the latter place and
whether she came to Omaha Is not known
to her Intimate frlenda, as she has not
been seen by any of them since that time.
Last night a message was received from
her mother at Fairfield, stating that Miss
Maddox had not reached home and asking
of her whereabouts.
The Omaha friends of Miss Maddox be
lieve It Is possible that she went from
here to Boston to attend the National Edu
cational association convention and that
she haa written home, but the letters have
miscarried. That Is the only explanation
they offer for her absence from home.
Miss Maddox Is about 52 years of age,
five feet six Inches In height and rather
dark' coniplexloned. For three years she
taught In the Hawthorne school, her name
having been dropped from the roll of that
school the flrst of this month. She for
merly taught at Falrbury, Neb., and at
the time of her disappearance she boarded
at the residence of C. M. Rich. 1012 North
Twenty-second street. South Omaha.
Typewriter Trust Organised.
DOVER. Del., June 16. A certificate of
incorporation was tiled today for Hie El
liott Flshor company of lievelmid, O.. to
manufacture, lease, buy and sell typewrit
ers, numlMM'tng and counting nmcliin-e,
etc.; capital. JlO.OuO.OuO.
Movements of Ocean Vessels Juno in.
At New York Arrived :Finland, from Ant
werp; I'nlied Slates, from Copenhagen ;
Cedrlc. from Liverpool: l'ottsdam, from
Rotterdam; Messaba. from lindon.
At Plymouth Arrived: Kn.ii I'rlns Wll
helm. from New York, for Cherbourg and
Bremen and proceeded.
At Cllbialtar Airrived: Ilohcnxollern,
from New York, for Naples and Genoa and
proceeded. Palled: princess Irene, from
Genoa and Ncplea. for New York.
At Movllle Arrived: Astoria, from New
York, for Glasirow and proceeded.
At Glasgow bailed : fcardluluji, for Mon
treal. At Madeira Arrived: H.speria, from New
York for Gibraltar and Naples.
At Bremen Arrived: Dresden, from New
York and Baltimore; Grosser Kurfuist,
from New Yolk, vlit Plymouth and Cherbourg-
At Liverpool Arrived: 1'mbrla. from New
Y"rk; mbrlc, from New York.
At Hun Francisco Arrived: Hlerra, from
Sydney: HrHontrls, from Ha-mhurg.
.U attle-H.illed: Menes. for Hamburg.
At Yokohoma Arrived O'revlouMly): riil
bena, from rian Fratnisc, via itonoliild,
f r Hon hoi,. ti.J' Luuitaaa of China,
I fur Yaiicouvux
WATERS DEAL DEATH
rive Hundred Oregoniana Swept to Destruc
tion in Twinkling.
CLOUDBURST STARTS AWFUL AVALANCHE
WU of Water Wipes Out lull Two-Thirds
of Heppner Town,
THREE HUNDRED BODIES AWAIT BURIAL
Corpses Are Found Filed on One Another
Mingling with Debris.
TON WEIGHT BOULDERS TRAIL IN FLOOD
Torrent, Soueeaed by Hills, Gathers
Foree Striking Doomed City and
tarrying It Away as
Though a Straw. -
PORTLAND. Ore.. June UV-Tht most
appalling disaster In tha history of the
state occurred last evening when Heppner
almost entirely destroyed by a cloud
burst und probably 500 people drowned.
Heppner Is the county seat of Morrow
county and hna about 1.250 Inhabltanta.
The most reliable reports this evening
state that the loss of Ufa will ba at least
6(10 and may be larger. All tho telegraph
and telephone wires are down and no ac
curate Information can be secured.' A re
port from lone, seventeen miles from
He,ipner, stat?s that 00 bodies have been
recoveed and coffins are asked for for their
About Inst night a wall of water twenty
feet high rushed down Into tha gulch In
which Heppner Is situated and oarrled
everything before It. The flood came with
such auddeness that the inhabltanta were
unable to seek plnoes of safety and were
swept away. Almost the entire residence
portion jf the town was wiped out, but
some of the business part, which Is on
higher ground, escaped. Huge boulders
weighing a ton were washed down by the
current and many people were killed by
being dashed against the rocky bluff. -
Early in the afternoon a thunderstorm
broke over n wide region of country and
later a heavy rainstorm set In, many of
the small streams overflowed rhclr hanks
and the people were busy with these minor
inconveniences when the watery tvalancha
broke upon them.
Corpses Plied p.
Aa soon as possible after the flood sub
sided relief work waa commenced. Doaena
of bodies were found lodged along the
bends of the stream and In several places
were piled over one another. Up to I this
afternoon 200 bodies had been recovered,
almost within the city limits. . Tho build
ings which were not carried uway .ware
moved irom their foundatlona or toppled
over, while hundreds of horses, cattle,
sheep and hogs that had sons Into tha
creek bottoms for water had perlshsd. '
News of tho oalAoiity did no reach the
outside world imtU this morning., all 'means
of communication having been cut off. Aa
soon aa possible news was sent by courier
to the nearby" towns, which wers appealed
to to aid In succoring the stricken people.
The Oregon Railway and Navigation com
pany started a relief train from Ths Dalles
shortly after noon with a party rf 100, In
cluding three doctors, four rurses, fifty
horse blankets and supplies of all kinds.
At 1:30 this afternoon a relief train with
doctors and supplies started for tha scans
from thla city.
The cltiaens of Portland opened a relief
fund aa soon as the news spread and within
a few hours 5.000 was raised. Bupptlos will
be rushed to Heppner as soon aa they can
The following la a Hat of tha Identified
KRUG AND FAMILY.
THOMAS HOWARD AND FA MILT.
JAM KS JONES AND FAMILY.
DR. M SWARDS.
FAMILY OF C. A. RHEA.
MR. CARRS FAMILY.
DRPN C,lAHLES ANDBEWS AND CH1L
MR8.' ROBERT BAIRD AND CHIL-
WELLS, SR.. AND FAMILY.
TOM MATIAJCK'S FAMILY.
DR. HIGO'8 CHILDREN.
HILL COHEN AND FAMILY.
HERBERT BARTHOLOMEW'S FAM
ILY. W. M. WALTON AND FAMILY.
GEORGE NOBLE AND FAMILY.
HOB HINDS AND FAMILY.
MR. AND MRS. DAWSON.
Occupants of Heppner hotel;
MRS. CHARLES CURTIS.
GEORGE TINSLEY. WIFE AND CHILD.
H. A. ItOYD'S FAMILY.
MRS. W. II. B E KG.
CHRIS M. ARU HAI'GH.
CARL JONES AND KAMILT.
JOHN M. KERN AN AND WIFE.
AGENT OREGON RAILWAY AND
' E MAITFIELD AND FAMILY.
BERT CAHOTS AND FAMILY
HFN PATTERSON AND FAMILY.
11. C. OEKZKK AND FAMILY.
Three Hundred Cofllna deeded.
Word waa received here from Ions lata
this afternoon that 300 coffins were needed
at once at Heppner. The weather Is hot
and it is necessary that the dead should
be burled at once. One hundred coffins
were sent on the Oregon Railway and
Navigation overland tonight and 100 mora
will be sent from The Dallee and Port
land. The Portland office of the Oregon Rail
way and Navigation company thla after
noon received the following message from
Roughly estimated almost all tha people
living on the banks of Willow creek wers
Noed relief In shape of large body of
men to help clear away debris and recover
bodies. Haste is essential, aa the weather
Is turning warm snd the dead must be re
covered before pun (faction aets In.
Atrent Kerman and wife are presumably
dead, as they have not yet been found.
Fifteen buildings In Islington, nine miles
below Heppner on Willow creek, were
washed away, but with no loss of Ufa, the
Inhabitants having time to save themselves
from the surging torrent.
At lone, seventeen miles off, considerable
damage was done to buildings, though no
loss of life Is reported from there.
Relief on tne Wny.
THE DALLES. June 15. All communica
tion Is cut off from Douglas, twenty-five
miles from Heppner.
Ths Oregon Railway and Navigation
company's relief train, carrying lou per
sons. Including three doctors snd four hos
pital nurses, blankets snd supplies of all
kinds, will proceed up Willow Creek to the
farthest point possible snd thence by
t. Loots ftevoverlnr-.
8T. LOUIS. Juns IS The high water Is
rapidly receding and the river regaining
tha lower level at East Bt Louis. All along
tha river front a stream of backwater la
pouring Into Uta river aa ditlly more
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