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TIIE OMAnA DAILY TtEE: MONDAY, .TFLY 31. 1!0
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ACTION ON DRAINAGE DITCH
Pottawattamie and Harrison Count
Boardi Scheduled to Meet Today.
AMAGES THE ONLY KNOTTY TROBLEM
Thousand Hollars Xty the Ap
pralsers and Demands Foar
Times (hat Amount.
! There W(im to be little dnubt that when
' th h'wrds of supervisors of Pottawattamie
and Harrison counties meet together here
tomorrow, final action In establishing the
Join t drainage district will be taken. The
only difficulty, which the two hoards ap
pointed will have to contend with. Is the
mattr of the amount of damages to be
awarded. That this question will result In
litigation appears to be Inevitable as many
of those entitled to compensation have de
clined to accept the award of the ap
praisers. Btnre the last Joint session of the two
board, when final action on the establish
ment of the ditches was postponed on ac
count of the discovery that a number of
Interested parties had not been served with
the required notices, this defect has been
remedied. The Harrison county people
hava been hard at work, and It Is stated
that waivers have been secured from every
Interested party on whom notice had been
neglrrted to be served. These waivers will
be presented at the meeting tomorrow.
The question of damages, however, will
be a harder matter to dispose of. That
the appraisers were not over liberal In
their sward. Is the general opinion. The
Northwestern railroad, which will have
to construct three new bridges In the event
of the ditches being dug haa already begun
it't against the two boards to enjoin the
construction of the ditches until Its matter
of damages Is settled". The Northwestern
claims that It will be put to an expense
Of at least 141.000 In constructing Its three
i tiew bridges but the appraisers considered
that 110,000 would be sufficient. When the
ditches were first proposed tho appraisers
at that time awarded the railroad some
thing over $.18,000 but the-whole thing fell
through and the proceedings to establish,
the drainage district were begun anew.
Officials of the Northwestern state the
railroad , will Tiever consent to the $10,000
award. Thomas Tostevln, County surveyor
of Pottawattamie county, who made the sur
vey on behalf of his county of the proposed
flitches Is of the opinion that the appraisers
take a wrong view of the matter as to the
damages to which the Northwestern Is
entitled. He says that the Northwestern
Js entitled to the full amount which it
asks and which Is no more than the actual
cost of the bridges It, will be required to
After taking final action In establishing
the Joint ditches, the two boards will have
to advertise for bids for their construction
and this will require at least thirty days,
o It Is not likely that even under the most
favorable circumstances, work can be com
menced this year. It Is hoped, however,
that everything can be got in proper shape
to that the. work of construction may be
commenced next spring, unless the hands
of the two boards are tied up by Injunction
suits, which Is not altogether unlikly as
there are a number of Interested parties
who from the first have been strongly op
posed tp the proposed ditches.
UCEXDIAltr - KIRKS
eve Building- fired Since the
Fourteenth of Jaly.
Avoea, the principal town In the eastern
part of Pottawattamie county, Is exper
iencing a number of Incendiary fires. Fol
lowing the destruction by fire of Fred
Tanke's elevator Friday nlgfct. an attempt
was made Saturday to burn down the oil
house of the Rock Inland railroad, this
making the seventh Incendiary tire the
town has suffered since July 14. The Are,
however, was discovered In time to prevent
the destruction of the building, which
fnrrMnil st-kB nf li a franiln sin t Ti.t.i 1 A
a v imu xj i iv va vii(( mr . nine aflliy if.
All ftTorts on the part of the authorities to
locate or secure any clew to the Incendiary
or Incendiaries have signally failed. The
method adopted by the. Incendiary In start'
Ing the tires has been the same In each
case. Large quantities of railroad waste
saturated well with oil have been used to
set the buildings on fire and this leads to
the belief that the Incendiary Is some dis
charged employe of the railroad who is
thus endeavoring to obtain revenge for his
Some Favor Krrslag Dredge.
Aldermen Weaver, Gilbert and Younker
man, the committee In charge of the work
xm Indian creek, will recommend to the
clly council that the dredge be not sold
but retained for the purpose of doing a
certain amount of excavation each year.
The work of this year Is practically com
pleted and several of the aldermen have
expressed themselves as being In favor
of selling the machine rather than keep
it laid up during the winter months.
According to Alderman Weaver's figures
S45.000 cubic yards of dirt have been dug out
of the creek and the channel widened to
thirty feet at the top and 20 feet at the
bottom, with an average depth of sixteen
feet, at a cost of $14,000, including the pur
chase price of the dredge which was $4,800.
The records of the city auditor's offlce
show that the dredge has consumed up
wards of $2,650 wrth of coal during the
eleven months It has been operated. The
city paid $4.26 a ton for soft coal under its
contract with Gilbert Brothers.
The question of the disposition of the
dredge may come up at the meeting of
the city council today.
Ohloaaa Invito Herrlrk. '
Brooks Reed, secretary1 of the Ohio 8o
ciety of Pottawattamie county, has written
to Governor Herrlck on behalf , of the
society inviting him to stop over on his
return from the Portland exposition and be
the guest of the society at its annual pic
nic to be held Id Falrmount park. If Gov
ernor Herrlck should find it convenient to
accept the invitation the date of the picnics
will be left to him to fix. If he cannot atop
over here the picnic will probably be held
about the middle of September.
N. T. Plumbing Co. Tel. $50. Night. F667:
tee Want Ada Produce Results.
flgar and Cndy Store Robbed.
"The cigar and candy store of William A.
rush at ISO Broadway, was broken Into
last evening and $ taken from the money
drawer, as well as a small quantity of
figars and candy. Perry Howard, a bill
pf'er. who is well known to the police,
was arrested on suspicion of having com
tnlttcd the robbery. It is said he was Been
U t LEWIS CUTLER
28 PEARL ST.
Lady AJtmAaot If P toed.
leaving the store by the back door, which
had been forced.
Insane Man In rusted r.
Deputy Sheriffs Groneweg and McCaffrey
were called to Crescent City last evening to
take charge of a demented man. The fellow
drifted Into to'wn during the afternoon and
It was soon noticed that he appeared to be
of unsound mind. All the Information that
could be obtained from him was that his
name was Hohllgan and that his home was
prohably near Pennlson, la. While the
town marshal had him In charge awaiting
the arrival of the deputy sheriffs, the fel
low attempted to cut his throat with a
pocket knife, but only succeeded In In
flicting a slight scratch before detected, and
the knife taken from him. He was brought
to the city and placed In St. Bernard's
hospital and his case will be brought before
the commissioners today.
Favls sells drugs.
Stockert sells carpets.
Plumbing and heating. Blxby A Son.
Prs. Woodbury, dentists, 90 Pearl street.
Lefferfs Improved torlo lenses give satis
faction. Evans laundry. 622 Pearl. Lowest prices,
best work. Tel. 290.
Mrs. M. L. Jacobs has gone on a visit
to the Portland exposition.
More Hiawatha pictures at 15c and 35c.
C. E. Alexander, 333 Broadway.
Oet your pictures and frames at Bor
wlck's. 211 So. Main St. Tel. 63.
Woodrlng-Schmidt Undertaking Co., 236
B'way, succesors to Lunkley. Tel. 339.
Iiuncan, 23 Main St., guarantees to do the
best shoe repair work. Give him a trial.
Mrs. S. F. Robinson of Willow avenue Is
visiting relatives and friends In Kansas
Pr. Luella S. Dean, homeopath, diseases
of women and children. Room 3, Brown
Bldg. Tel. 3ue.
The city council will meet In adjourned
regular session this afternoon and probably
again In the evening.
Mrs. nert Evans, who was called here by
the death of her brother, John L.. Merkel,
returned to her home in Garden City, Kan.,
Carl Negethon, carrier of rural route No.
4 between Council Bluffs and Quick, has
purchased an automobile and will make his
deliveries with It.
The Council Bluffs aerie of Eagles haa
practically decided not to hold any carnival
and street fair this year, as a large number
of the members are planning to attend the
meeting of the grand aerie Id Denver.
Drodge Bros., the hay and feed mer
chants, have had plans made for enlarging
their warehouse on Pearl street. A second
story will be added to the building and an
elevator to hold 10,000 bushels of grain will
be erected In the rear and machinery in
stalled to grind all the feed the firm
handles. The Improvements will cost $10,
OUO. As Superintendent Clifford Is home from
Aabury Park, N. J., it Is expected that the
Board of Education will hold a meeting
this week for the purpose of filling the
vacancies In the high school faculty. It Is
stated that Mr. Clifford has a number of
applications for the positions of Instructor
In German and physical science teacher and
that the board will experience little diffi
culty in filling these places.
FIVE) AT LAW OVER
Animal Traded Fonr Times, and Then
Forecloanre Starts Trouble.
SIOUX CITY, la., July 30. (Special.)
The Woodbury county horse case bids fair
to rival the celebrated Jones county calf
case In the Intricacies of its legal mean
dorings. Several years ago the horse be
longed to Harry Lentz. He gave a chattel
mortgage- on the animal to, C. W. Saund
ers. Two years later Lents traded the
horse to W. R, Glfford. A year later Glf
ford traded It to Carl Tennis. Within a
year Tennis sold the animal to E. Brown.
Brown disposed of it to B. Olson. Saund
ers decided in foreclose his mortgage and
went out In search of the horse. He found
It after muc!i i.lftlculty in the possession of
Olson and ton, It into custody. Olson sued
Brown for Ji:j--' Brown in turn proceeded
to get satisfaction out of Tennis, and to
avoid trouble Tennis settled the Judgment
for $133. But Tennis turned around and
hauled Glfford into justice court, securing
a Judgment for $56 against him. However,
this left him still minus $78 on the deal,
and now he demands In the district court
that the Judgment be raised to $133. Each
contestant's attorney declares he will take
the matter to the supreme court If he should
be beaten. The actual value of the much
traded horse Is declared to be about $60,
and already the court costs have run up
into the hundreds of dollars; and the end
Is not yet In sight:.
Pipe Orxss for College.
8IOUX CITY. Ia., July SO. (Special. )
An order Is about to be placed
for a $6,000 pipe organ for Morn
ing Side college which It is de
clared will have few superiors In the west.
The women of the city some time
ago . started a campaign to raise
funds for the organ, and nearly
$1,000 was raised by collections
of the street cars during one day, the Sioux
Clty'Tractlon company turning its system
over to the women for the day. Now the
campaign has been renewed and the organ
will be Installed without delay. It Is ex
pected to have the dedication exercises
In about three months.
Raes Policy Holders.
SIOUX City. la., July 30. -(Special.)
Fifty actions, comprising the first
Instalment of from 300 to 400 law
suits to be instituted by the
Iowa Merchants Mutual Insurance com
pany of Sioux City, against policy
holders of the company, have Just been
filed. The company failed some time ago,
and now the receiver Is suing policy hold
ers on notes. The receiver already has
paid a dividend of 3S per cent and declares
the company will eventually pay out In
Allege Frand In Trade.
CORNING. Ia.. July 30.-(Bprcial )-8heriff
Larson has returned from Ellensburg,
Wash., with Albert Eno, formerly of this
plsce, whom he secured on extradition
papers on the charge of defrauding John
Roach by securing his residence property
in Corning for land In Nebraska. George
Whl'e was Indicted on the same charge,
but furnished bond. It Is alleged the Ne
braska land was misrepresented.
Commercial Clnb Organised.
LITTLE BIOUX. Ia.. July 0.-(Speclal.)-The
Little Sioux Commercial club has been
organised with L. L. Reynolds as chairman
and H. W. Kerr as secretary. The annual
dues will be $1 and Dr. R. A. Weston and
H. W. Kerr were chosen as a committee to
solicit new members. A committee was
also empowered to draw up constitution
Vice President for Mine Workers.
OTTl'MWA, la.. July -(Specials-Officers
of the United Mine Workers of dis
trict 13. which Includes all of the state of
Iowa, In accepting the resignation of L. V
Joyce as vice president, have elected W.
W. White of Jerome as his successor.
Charged with stealing Money Orders.
RAWLINS. Wyo.. July Bpeclal.
Cu-nmlngs and Zimmerman, two suspects
srrested here yesterday, are charged with
stealing four blank money orders from the
Dillon postoffice, which was robbed two
years ago. ' Two of the orders and - the
Dlllod office stamp were fouol la thetr
PAY OF TIIE CLERRS IS CUT
Census Bureau Determined to Oet Value
for Its Money.
POLITICAL PULL GETS A SEVERE JOLT
Band of Gypsies Held Responsible for
Numerous Robberies Committed
of Late In Des
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
PES MOINES, July S0.-(Ppecla1.)-Con-sternatlon
has been among the census de
partment employes by a large number hav
ing their salaries cut and being Informed
later that the rut was to bring the salary
down to correspond with the amount of
work done. The greater number of the em
ployes of the census department come from
oer the state and have been given their
positions through political friendships of
one kind or another. There have been as
high as forty working on the census though
there are perhaps now only about thirty.
But though politics may have assisted In
getting the positions politics Is having noth
ing to do with their being retained and a
number have been told that if they were
not content with the cut there were other
applicants ready to take their positions.
The executive council turned the matter
over entirely to Secretary A. H. Davison
and Mr. Davison says there must be less
soldiering and more hard work or the ap
propriation of the legislature will not be
sufficient to complete the work of the
census. The cut In wages only affects a
few whom Secretary Davison claims have
not been giving the state as much work as
they are paid for. As spon as the cut was
announced holes were burned in the carpet
getting down to the first floor to see If poli
tics which secured the positions could not
keep the wages from being cut. Then It
was discovered that Secretary Davison was
the ctar of tho census department and that
the only recourse was to work harder.
Hnrrylnsjr the Decorations.
There seems now to be an accepted belief
that the $60,000 decorations at the state
house will not be completed by the time
the state fair opens. It was the Intention if
possible to finish the decorations by that
time. The fair opens August 26 and con
tinues till September 1. It was announced
that the decorations would be completed by
the first of August. Then this was changed
to the middle of August and now It is
changed to the last of August. It is prom
ised though that the scaffolding will all
be removed from the corridors by fair time
so that the public can get in and out of
the building without danger of bumping
their heads on scantling. There Is a possi
bility too that the supreme court room will
be completed before the state fair but the
house chamber on which Artist Garnsey
has displayed his greatest ability and with
the greatest success will not be completed.
A great deal of the Scaglola has not been
put up yet and will not all be completed
for a couple of weeks or more.
Sanitary Street Cars.
The State Board of Health will look Into
the condition of street cars In this state
from a sanitary standpoint as well as the
passenger coaches on steam railroads. In
fact, the street car part of the Investiga
tion, it Is learned, is to be the chief part
of, the investigation of the board. Tho
investigation is to be done by a committee
of the board working In conjunction-with
a committee of the Minnesota board, and
It Is the Intention to Interest the boards of
other states. The crowded condition of
street cars and Its effect in transmitting
disease, as well as the matter of ventila
tion will be the chief point looked into.
It Is the belief now of the police depart
ment that a band of twenty or more
gypsies, who have been camping near this
city for the past two weeks are chiefly re
sponsible for the large number of thefts
and hold-ups that have terrorized Des
Moines. The fact that the contagion of
hold-ups broke out at about the same time
that the gypsies arrived and ceased at
about the same time that they left haa
been discovered. The gypsies were Incon
spicuous during the daytime for the most
part, till the last day or two. On complaint
today of a teamster that two gypsy woman
had climbed into his wagon and on a plea
to tell his fortune had crowded close to
him as he was driving through South Des
Moines and relieved him of his pocketbook
the police Investigated and discovered for
the first time that the gypsies were here.
Rifle Association Order.
Adjutant General W. H. Thrift has Issued
orders for the guard state competition and
meeting of the Iowa Rifle association here
August 11 to 18, at which time representa
tives will be selected to represent Iowa in
the national matches at Sea Grit, N. J
beginning August 24. The shoot will be
under the supervision of Lieutenant Colonel
Thomas F. Cooke, acting Inspector of small
arms practice. No one Is eligible to enter
the national shoot unless he haa done 75
per cent of guard duty, and any company
which has fired 60 per cent of its company
(but In no case less than twenty-flve men)
two or more scores of Ave shots each at
200 and 300-yard ranges will be entitled to be
represented by a team of five men.
BIG STRIKE NEAR THERMOPOLIS
One of Richest Gold and Sliver Finds
Ever Discovered Is
CHEYENNE, Wyo., July S0.-(8pecial.)-A
telephone message was received this
evening from Basin stating that Ted
Williams, who was grubstaked by John
Luman of Paint Rock, recently made a
rich strike of gold and copper on Copper
mountain, near Thermopolls. Luman and
Williams were offered $10,000 for their prop
erty by local capitalists, which offer was
raised to $300,000 by the representative of
an eastern syndicate who happened to be
in this section In search of mining prop
erty. The discovery is said to be the richest
thing of its kind ever uncovered In Wyo
ming and one of the richest ever found in
the west. The scene of the strike is about
130 miles from the nearest railroad, but
with the completion of the new Burlington
branch from Frannle to Thermopolls it
will be but a few miles away. Officials of
the Burlington who are now In the basin
Inspecting the route of the proposed line
are familiar with the district in which the
strike was made, and some of them are
interested In mining property there and
also In the Klrwln district, west of Ther
mopolls. Enough is known regarding the strike
on Copper mountain to Justify the state
ment that a big camp will be established
there, for the ore is said to exist In great
POPIXATIO?! OK BOITH DAKOTA
rnofllelal Retarns Show Over Fonr
Hondred and Fifty Thousand.
PIERRE. 8. D., July SOk (Special.) The
unofficial census returns, taken from the
registers sent In, show a total whits popu
lation In the state of 425.507. with an esti
mated addition of 17,601 Indians, making a
total of 453,107. The compiled figures will
chang these slightly, Increasing some
in our East Window.
Quality is the pvat lever, and in every honest enmiarison we always get the credit of
in our line. Note the prices on these high-grade goods:
One-half dozen hollow handle Silver Plated Knives and
Forks, one dozen Tea Spoons and six Table Spoons in the
beautiful Berwick patterns in a green silk f C Afl
case only $1 650 without case IjiUU
ih set fine quality Motrier-nf-Poarl
Reef Carvers Rtiarartteed hlghet
Mrriing silver Ferrules
renrlni price, $13.50
Six Knives and Forks best quality Mother-of-pearl han
dles, Sterling Silver mountings and best steel
blacjrjs, heavy silver plated only
Beautiful Cut Glass Water
pints practical shape and
These goods are all on
you inspect them carefully
counties by a few and decreasing others.
The register figures by counties are:
Aurora 4.573Jersuld 2.907
Drown 17,&'i Kingsbury 11.131
liedale ln.nra Lake 9.512
Honhomme 11.132 iJiwrence 21.030
Brookings 14.030 Lincoln 12.T.W
Brule 6,22 Lyman fi.lM
Buffalo 641 Marshall 7.0&0
Butte 8.M0 McCook 9.107
Campbell 4.BS4 McPherson 6,0
Charles Mix 11.23 Meade 4.S21
Clark 7,771 Miner 6.253
Clay 9,023 Minnehaha 3R.9S6
Codington ll.SrtS Moody g,Ki
Custer 5.4.19 Bennington 6 l.W
Davison 10.031 Potter ?.77
pay 13.824 Roberts 18.il
peU(l 7.473 Sanborn 6,639
Pouglas 6.97i; Spink ll.L'Rl
Edmunds 6.439 Stanley 2.W.3
Kail River 4.226 Sully 1.338
Faulk 8.978 Turner 13.808
. 7.009 waiwortn
. S.S'-'SYanktoii 12,118
. 4.079 Reservations
. 6.fi Cheyenne 2.880
. S.9M Bine Ridge 7.4i
.12.308 Rosebud 6,1
vrvrtA 1.826 Standing Rock... 1,875
All of the above figures are taken from
the registers sent in, with the exception of
the Indians, of whom no census was taken,
and the figures from Lake, which were not
EMPEROR WILLIAM GOES ON VISIT
Sails on Imperial Ycht for Copen
hagen. DANTZIO. Prussia, July 30. Emperor
William sailed today aboard the Imperial
yacht, Hohenzollern, for Copenhagen, to
visit King Christian. ' , .. '
An Ontre. '. ' -It's
n outrage to let your skin . suffer
without help, when burned or wounded.
Use Bucklen's Arnica Salve. 26e. For sale
by Sherman & McConnell Drug Co.
FORECAST OFJTHE WEATHER
Showers Monday and Cooler la Booth
Portion Promise (or
WASHINGTON, D. C. July 3Q. Forecast
for Monday and Tuesday:
For Nebraska Showers Monday, cooler
In the south portion. Tuesday fair and
For Iowa Showers and cooler Monday.
For Wyoming Fair Monday, except
showers In the southeast portion. .Tues
day fair and warmer.
For Kansas Showers Monday. Tuesday
fair and warmer.
For Missouri Showers . Monday and in
southeast portion Tuesday.
For South Dakota Fair Monday, warmer
in the west portion. Tuesday fair and
warmer. . '
OFFICE OF THE WEATHER BUREAU.
OMAHA, July 30. Official record of tem
perature and precipitation, compared with
the corresponding day of the last three
years: 1905. 1904. 1903. 192.
Maximum temperature.... 81 83 69 92
Minimum temperature .... 65 71 68 t7
Mean temperature 78 Tt 64 80
Precipitation . 00 .09 .00 T
Temperature and precipitation departures
from the normal at Omaha since March 1,
and comparison with the last two years:
Normal temperature , 78
Pendency for the day 3
Total excess since March 1 164
Normal precipitation 13 Inch
Deficiency for the day 13 inch
Precipitation since March 1 11.69 inches
Pendency since March 1 7.68 Inches
Pendency for cor. period 19ci4 3 tio inches
Deficiency for cor. period 19o3.... 4.62 Inches
Reports from Stations at T P. M.
Station and State Tern. Max. Rain-
of Weather. 7 p.m. Tern. fall.
Bismarck, cloudy 64 . 70 .00
Cheyenne, raining 68 72 T
Chicago, clear 72 73 .00
Pavenport, clear 80 82 .00
Denver, raining 68 76 .32
Havre, clear 76 80 .00
Helena, clear 78 78 .00
Huron, partly cloudy 72 78 ,.62
Kantias City, cloudy 78 82 ' T
North Platte, clear 78 82 .00
Omaha, cloud v 80 81 .00
Rapid City, cloudy 9 70 .00
St. Louis, cloudy 78 80 T
St. Paul, partly cloudy 70 82 .no
Salt I.ke City, cloudy 74 86 T
Valentine, partly cloudy 72 74 .00
WllllHton, clear 64 66 T
"T" Indicates trace of precipitation. 7
L. A. WEL8H, Local Forecaster.
The following data for the month of
August, covering a period of thirty-four
yeais, have been compiled from the
Weather Bureau records at Omaha, Neb.
Thy are lsmied to show the conditions
that have prevailed during the month in
question for the above period of years,
but must not be construed as a forecast
of the weather conditions for the coming
Temperature Mean or normal tempera
ture, ,4 degrees. The warmest month was
that of 1881, with. an average of 80 de.
grees. The coldest month was that of 1875.
with an average of 7o degrees. The high
est temperature was P6 degrees, on Au
gust 10, 1874. The lowest temperature was
44 degrees, on August 30, 1886. The earliest
date on which first "killing" frovt oc
curred to autumn. 8epteml.tr 18. 1901. Av
erage date on which first "killing" frost
occurred in autumn. October 12. Average
date on which last "killing" frost occurred
In spring. April 16. The latent date on
which last "killing" front occurred In
spring. May 19.
Precipitation iRaln or Melted Snow) Av
erage for the month. 3.66 Inches. Average
Dumber of days with .01 of an Imh or
more, 9. The greatest monthly precipita
tion was 12.60 inches in 1!J The least
monthly precipitation was 0 16 Inch In IM
The greatest amount of precipitation re
corded in any 24 consecutive hours was 7.03
Inches on August 26 snd 27.
Clouds snd Weal her Average number of
clear days, 13; partly cloudy days, 12;
cloudy days, C
Wind The prevailing winds have been
from the south. The average hourly veloc
ity of the wind is 6 7. The highest velocity
or the wind was 64 miles from the north
east on August 15. lai6. L. A. WEL'Sli,
OUAIiA, Neb., July 30, a
Good Luck Prices on Fine
Duo set Stag Handle
SterllDjt Silver mountings guaranteed high
grade steel regular
Pitcher holds 3
display In our show windows and are absolutely as represented. We would be glad to have
whether you buy or not. Avail yourself of the opportunity to buy at these prices.
SEARCHING FOR CRAFT
Secretary Wilson Will Probe Etery Bureau
of His Department
WORK HAS BEEN GOING ON FOR SOME TIME
amber of Employes Have Been
Qnletly Dropped from Rolls
President Has Confi
dence In Wilson.
OYSTER BAT, N. Y., July 30.-Secretary
Wilson of the Department of Agriculture
la expected at Sagamore Hill tomorrow.
His visit will enable him and the president
to discuss the situation In the department
as tt relates to the investigation now in
progress. All rumors of the intention of
Secretary Wilson to resign from the cabinet
may be put aside as merely conjectural.
The secretary has no present intention of
leaving the cabinet and the president knows
of no reason why he should resign. The
president. It may be said, reposes implicit
confidence in Secretary Wilson and is thor
oughly satisfied that he will solve the
difficulties now presented to the entire
satisfaction of the chief executive and of
It is probable that Secretary Wilson
would have come to Oyster Bay before this
had It not been for the unsettled condition
of his department, which rendered It prac
tically Impossible for him to leave Wash
ington. He is pressing every phase of the
Investigations now In progress and will de
velop every fact which the country ought
to know. That the president Is confident
the secretary wll purge the department of
any Scandal that may attach to It la evi
denced by the fact that he has not inter
fered with the pending Investigations. All
the matters brought to his attention have
been turned over to Secretary Wilson with
Instructions to Inquire into them. This the
secretary han done and his work has the
approval of the president.
It Is the determination of both the presi
dent and Secretary Wilson to clear the
Department of Agriculture of every form
of "graft." To this end the likelihood Is
that every bureau of the department will
be Inquired Into carefully with a view to
ascertaining whether any such condition
exists as was developed in the bureau of
statistics. Quietly, but effectively. Secre
tary Wilson has been working to this end
for many months. Many employes of the
department have been dropped from the
rolls, practically without the knowledge
of the general public. Some have been
dismissed outright, while others have been
permitted to resign. Assurance is given
that no stone will be left unturned to
eliminate every taint of scandal In the De
partment of Agriculture.
FLOOD OVERTAKES CAMPERS
People Escape, bnt Water Carries
Away Clothing; and Camp
JUNCTION CITY. Kon.. July 30. Near
Wreford, six miles south of town, a cloud
burst caused Lyon's creek to rise more than
twenty feet. The creek ' overflowed its
banks, doing much damage to farm lands.
About 1,000 feet of the Missouri, Kansas &
Texas railway track was washed out. To
day's trains have been running by way
of the Union Pacific and Rock Island be
tween this city and White City.
A rarty t about thirty persons from this
city, Chanute and Topeka were in camp
close to Lyon's creek, and the flood came
upon them while they were asleep. All
members of the party escaped In their night
clothes. Their camp equipment and clothes
were washed away by the flood.
THUNDERCLAP SAVES A LIFE
Wakens Daughter In Time to Save
Father Who Had Been Chloro
formed by Robbers.
CLEVELAND, O.. July SO.-A crash of
thunder woke up Leola Morton, daughter
of Melville Morton, early this morning In
time to save her father from death on ac
count of chloroform administered by bur-
The burglars had broken In and chloro
formed Morton, and had succeeded In ran
sacking the house, securing a small amount
pf booty, when a terrible thunderstorm
broke, waking the daughter. She was hur
rying to her father's room when she per
ceived the odor of the drug and called for
help. Morton was revived after neighbors
had worked for an hour over him.
NO niSSOI.VTION OF PARLIAMENT
Present Government to Stay la Of
aee This Year.
LONDON, July Jl.-The Dally Telegraph
makes thl authoritative announcement that
Parliament will not be dissolved this year
unless the government la again defeated
William 8. Bewell of Iowa City, Ia., and
Miss Mary V. Wendt of Creston. Ia., were
married yesterday by Rev. D. W. McGregor
of the South Tenth Street Methodist church
at the parsonf. The couple will make
their home at fwt City, wbers the groom
U a prominent attorney.
One pair Stag Handle Beefsteak Carvers Sterling
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Uawkes' Cut Glass, 8-lnch nappe the most
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FROM OMAHA 18 THE
Lewis and Clark Exposition
Is now open, hut closes October 15. 1905.
Two trains dally. Through sleeping and
dining car service. Quickest time.
For Illustrated Guide to the Exposition Call at or adresa
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