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    The Omaha Daily Bee
Frodaotioi in United Stttti inersascs Oti
fisvsn Millions.
Comet Chleflj from Dredjiiij Operation! in
the Streams.
BiWer Prodsot Worth Ihirtj-Three and a
Half killions.
Total Value of the Two Metals
Mined In the lulled States
Reaches the Total of
WASHINGTON. Sept. 11. Director of the
Mint Roberts today mnile public; his etitl
mate of the production of gold and silver In
the L'nlted States for the calendar yer 1904.
These figures show an Increased production
over the calendar year 1M3 of t", 131.500 gold
and 1. 41.000 fine ounces of silver. The larg
est gold gain was by California, which In
creased about 13,000,000 more than In the
previous yesr, and a larger amount than
In any year since the 'fiOe. "This gain." the
director says, "came chiefly from dredging
operations, and a further giiln Is expected
during the current year and for some years
to come. The California state mining bu
reau estimates the possible output, of the
dredges at $7,000,000 a year for thirty years.
Colorado shows an Increase of nearly I'J.OOn,
gold and 1.300,000 ounces of silver; Alaska
a gain of $700,OM) gold; Montana a gain of
2, ounces of silver; I'tah a gain of
1,300.000 ounces of silver; Idaho a gain of
110. 0i) ounces of silver. Forty-elttht ier
ent of the sliver was produced from lead
ores. z DPr com irom coDncr ores ana me
rest largely from ores which also carried
The following table shows the approxi
mate distribution by producing states and
territories :
14,331. KfM
Alabama I Z9.0
Alaska 9,034.iiO
A i Izonn. 8.343.900
California 19.10H.no0
s ( lorano
- ' in K a
New Mexico
North Carolina ..
South Carolina ...
forth Dakota ....
4,037. 8" O
7,024 tWO
4, 21 5, Of O
2.' . 100
149. 900
Total 180,723.200 67,786.100
TIia Irtlol Imniint nf irtM mam '
8.904.986 ounces, and the commercial value
-of fix; silver produced was US.61s.Kt8, mak
ing the total value of the two metals $114.-
Eighteenth Annual Festival of British
Association Now In Progress
la London.
I.ONDON. Bept. 10. (Special Cablegram to
The Bee.) At the Crystal Palace the
eighteenth co-operative festival has been
attracting considerable attention. At the
present time, according to M. Vivian, more
than 2,000,000 households are supplied from
co-operative stores.
"Wherever you get the conditions that
prevail in the Lancashire and Yorkshire
towns, a largo working class population.
with more or less fixed or Identical In
terests, co-operation prospers," said Mr.
kl'lvlan by way of explanation. "The con
ditions la London are rather different, but
In places like Woolwich and Stratford the
conditions are mora favorable. There you
have a large number of men engaged In
rlmllar. regular employment, with a pros
pect of remaining In town for a lifetime."
The great example In oo -operation is the
Leeds society, with a membership of M.OuO
and a turnover of nearly $10,000,000 every
year. The doings of the corporation of
the city of London are not so keenly
watched, nor by half so many people, as
the doings of the commute of the Leeds
Industrial "Co-Op."
But the novel departure of co-operatjve
housing la the thing that looms largest
for the future. Tenant owners' societies
are springing up under the guidance of t lie
Co-Operative Housing council. Each so
Clely buys land and erects real model
dwellings on the "garden village" principle,
and the co-operative tenant pays rent to
the value of his house. He then owns, not
the house Itself, but script in the society
to the value of the house, the house being
the property of ths co-operative society.
establish coaling stations
Oermauy Carries Into Effect Plan to
gnpply Its Ships with
Fa el.
COLOGNE. Sept. 10. (8peclal Cablegram
to the Uee. ) A scheme for establishing
Gorman coaling station along the main
ocean trade routes Is now being carlrd Into
effect, and the actual working of the var
ious depots will be complete In a very short
According to the reports the moving
spirits in the scheme are two great coal
fiiuis In Westphalia, and the money Is
being furnished by the SchafThausener
bank, a Sister institution of the Dresdener
bank. Besides these the Westphallan Coal
syndicate, the Hamburg-American line,
tht Norddeutscher-Lloyd, the Woermann
line and several other minor German steam
ship linos are said to b Interested in the
First Installment of German
to Morocco la Spent for
TANGIER. Bept. 10.-(Speclal Cable
gram to The Be. ) According to the local
reports here the drat Installment of the
much discussed loan which the sultan of
Morocco raled from German bankers has
been put to ridiculous uses. The sultan
spent $S.t0 In Importing a party of Egypt
Ian dancers, whom he proposes to Install
In his palace at Fes.
He sent a telegram to Alexandria ask, 114
t'.at the dancers should be sent by the first
t int, oven going to the trouble of tele
f rahinc U.0US to cover their xptDsa,
Some Improvement in the ltua
tloa Is oed, llorr.
ei er.
TTFLIS. Sept. 10.-The governor of Raku
reports that firing continued last night and
today, though on a smaller "rale, ani that
few tyere killed or wounded. The troops
a' .. ollce, he says, ate still engaged In
P itlng Incendiarism and pillaging. The
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t -
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or of the technological Institute at
telegraphs, saying "We are starving
lying" and Imploring the dispatch of
si ties.
worst news today comes from the
' exurskl district, where It Is reported
many Armenian villages were wiped
and hundreds of persons, killed. Help
low In reaching there, owing to the
ince from the military centers. The
le of the Tartar population has risen
has been Joined by 4.000 armed Kurds
...n the Persian banks of the Alas river.
The viceroy has protected to the Tersian
General Shlrlnkin has ordered the gov
ernor of Ellsahethpol to Investigate the
truth of accusations made against some
of the Tartar police commissaries that they
are co-operating with the insurgents.
It is reported that the Armenians and
Tartars In Bhushaha have become recon
ciled, that the population has been dis
armed and that the foreign residents have
returned to their homes. General Takalsch
wils telegraphB that the disorders are de
creasing. ST. PETERSRT'RG. Sept. 10.-M. Pappke,
the Bt. Petersburg representative of the
Baku bourse, said to the Associated Tress
today that the situation at Baku continued
to show a distinct Improvement. Tele
grams received by M. I'appke today report
the steady arrival of troops, five further
battalions having reached Baku, and the
worst Is believed to be over, l.nter reports
show that In addition to the refineries In
the "Black Town" district, about 30 per
cent of the oil property In the well diatrlct
A lamentable feature of the situation, ac
cording to M. Pappke. Is the condition of
the workmen, many of whom are without
sufficient clothing and utterly destitute.
M. Pappke paid a high compliment to Fi
nance Minister Kokovsoff for the energy
with which he acted since the uprising.
The minister vtalted the emperor twice to
lay before him the gravity of the situation,
as the result of which his majesty tale
telegraphed the viceroy to spare no efforts
to protect this Important Industry.
It Is officially reported that all the Riitlsu
residents of Baku are safe.
The Riga & Orlov and the Baltic &
Nikolai railroads have decided owing to
the scarcity of naphtha to purchase largo
quantities of English coal.
(General Belief Japanese Minister
of Home Affairs Will
Follow Bolt.
TOKIO. Sept. 10-3 p. m.-Tsunayubl Ad
achl, chief of the metropolitan police, has
resigned, and Klynhlde Sakl of Nagano
prefecture has been appointed as his succes
sor. It Is believed that Viscount Voshi
kawa. minister of home affairs, has ten
dered his resignation, which It Is thought
will be accepted'. Issburo Tatnagata, vt.w
minister of the home department, will prob
ably succeed Yoshtkawa. The resignations
of the above named officials is the result f
a week of turmoil. Yoshlkawa and Adachl
attracted most of the popular dissatisfac
tion on account of the closing of Hlblya
park to public meetings.
The suspension against the newspapers
Nippon, Jlnmln, Yorodzu, NIroku and the
Mlyako have been withdrawn, and they
all have resumed publication. The Asahl
and Nippon, published at Osaka, and the
Kammon, published at Shlmonosekl .have
been suspended.
Tokio continues to he quiet. The antici
pation of trouble in ttie Fukazawa district
lust night was not realized.
The total number of riot suspects In cus
tody exceeds 1,630. It Is stated that formal
charges have been made against 160. The
remainder will probably be released. It Is
expected that the government will take a
lenient attitude toward those to be tried.
General Sakuma and staff visited and In
spected the guards throughout the city to
day. The restaurants were reopened tonight
and conditions are resuming a normal as
Oyama Sends Request to l.lnevlteh
on Conclusion of Peace
GODZYADINI, Manchuria, Saturday
Sept. 9. At 1 o'clock this afternoon a Jap
anese messenger bearing a white flag and
escorted by five soldiers, arrived at a
post near the railway and handed to the
Russian officers who went to meet hlin, a
letter frorn Field Marshal Oyama to Gen
eral Llnevltch. congratulating him on the
conclusion of peace and asking him to ap
point Rusklan plenipotentiaries to arrange
an armistice.
Field Marshal Oyama appointed General
Fukushlma, as plenipotentiary for his side,
the letter announced, and he suggested
Chakhedia as the meeting place.
IN THE FIELD. Sept. 9-11 a. m.-iDe.
layed in Transmission.) General Fuku
shlma left Kalyuan today for the north to
meet the Russian generals and arrange the
details of an armistice. General Fuku
shlma positively refused to allow press
correspondents to accompany him. The
correspondents are still kept thirty miles
in the rear of the army, which has not yet
been Informed of the signing of a peace
treaty. The terms of the treaty will prob
ably prove to lie unpopular, but no demon
stration is feared.
Turkey Inwlllluv to Recoanlse
Papers Issued In the I nlted
CONSTANTINOPLE. Sept. .-(L layed In
transmission.) Mr. Lelshmun. the American
minister, hsd a long interview Friday with
tewflk Pasha, the Turkish foreign min
uter, with reference to the question of
principle Involved In the cases of Ghirkls
Vartanlan. claiming to be a naturalized
American, who It Is alleged shot and kill
ed Aplk Undjlan. a prominent Armenian,
on August '.'. and of another Armenian,
also said to be a naturalized American, who
was arrested for connection with the at
tempt on the life of the sultan on J'ily 21.
The porte persists in Its refusal to rt cog.
nlae foreign . naturalization of Ottoman
subjects who return to Turkey and the
American minister adheres to the stipula
tions of the treaty of 1G2 which does not
make distinctions as regards citizens of the
republic. In the absence of a Turco-Ame-l-cau
na tuiaJlMlion treaty It Is antuult to
see bow the matter, can be settled except
by references of the question to arbitration.
Searchers Find Only ia angled Portions of
Ken in Bums of Powder KilL
Man Who Fires at Mart Says It Wm
In Finishing Room nod Was Prob
ably tunned by Friction
of Machinery.
CONN EI. LEVI LLE, Pa., Sept. 10-Tlie
scene of complete devastation In the vicin
ity of the site of the Band powder works,
which were destroyed by an explosion yes
terday, beggars description. Men were at
work today plowing over and digging In the
debris in the hope of finding more bodies,
but only an arm, shoulder, foot or por
tion of charred bone could be found now
and then, and it Is likely that the bodies
of the six rntsMng will never be identified.
The dead bodies now recognized num
ber twelve, wiijle there are six unldentilied,
and adding the little child who was killed
by a wagon the death list numbers nine
teen. A revised list of the Identified dead shows
the following:
CLYDE Wood, stenographer.
HoMKR lit M I'll REY.
iji; UiiK MARTIN.
ELMER 111 -il.ES.
GILBERT Mill HELL, killed while car
rying Ins father s dinner to the works.
A child of Isaac Matthews of Eeith was
run over by a wngon on its way to the
scene of the explosion and killed.
The mislng are:
Frink Rycland.
William Lewellen.
Charles Ellifritz.
Fred Waters! raw. Sr.
Isaac Med'Taft.
Homer Swaney.
The lHidics were viewed today by Coroner
A. 8. Hagan and the Jury Impanelled by
him. The Inquest will be held later.
One of the night employes who was at
his home on the side of the mountain and
could look down on the mill, says the fire
started In tho southeast corner of the
plant, in the finishing mill, and he thinks
It was caused by friction of machinery.
garner talks of simians
Has Discovered a nmher of Snoods
to Which Monkeys At
tach Moaning.
IiONDON, Sept. 10. tSpecial Cablegram
to the Bee.) Prof. Garner, the American
naturalist, who Is well known in
connection with his studies ' of monkey
language, Is leaving Liverpool for West
Africa with the Intention, of renewing his
observations In the forest primeval with
tile aid of a gramophone. The story of
Prof. Garner's adventures Is full of ro
mance and strange Incident. He was first
attracted to the study of the Simian
tongue by the strange conduct of some mon
keys who were caged with a savage red
nosed balloon, and he determined to try
to interpret the sounds they uttered. ( From
that time he spent much pains- and money
on the subject and has passed many soli
tary hours In the African Jungle, ensconsed
in an Iron-latticed cage.
He claims to have obtained some valuable
scientific, results and to have established
the fact that monkeys communicate by
words, not by signs. In a letter to his
brother at Sydney recently he wrote:
"Here are a few spelt phonetically:
Achru,' meaning water, rain cold; 'kukcha,'
meaning sun, tire, warmth, etc; 'goshku,'
meaning food, the act of eating, etc. Y'ou
will see that this is a very primitive lan
guage; there are perhaps not more than
twenty or thirty words in It that I have
rot ulreudy got."
He has been studying the monkeys In
Cross' menagerie and declares that there
Is a wide difference between anlmaja In I
captivity and those In the forest. There
Is no common language he states, and there
are as many varieties of the Simian tongue
as there are of the human tongue.
Chicago . Freight Handlers Make
Demands on Railroad
CHICAGO, Sept. 10 Unless some sort of
a compromise Is reached within the next
two days between the freight handlers of
Chicago and vicinity and the railroads en
tering Chicago there will In all probability
be a general strike of the men. Ever since
j luKt June when the working contructs of I
i tne freight handlers with the railroads
' expired the men have been trying to get j
: the roads to sign a new ugreement but I
j have been unsuccessful.
i Today a meeting was held for the pur
i pose of considering bringing the question
before the general managers. It was de
cided to allow the employers but forty
eight hours longer in whlcji to come to
some sort of agreement. Tomorrow all the
railroads Interested will be notified by the
union that unless they agree to arbitrate
the difficulty, agree to meet with repre
sentatives of the union or concedo part of
the demands of the men, a referendum vote
to call a general strike will he taken.
Rainy Weather lias No Terrors
Members of the Central
CINCINNATI. Sept. 10-Not withstanding
the rain. Itt.fiiO persons marched this after
noon in the annual parade of the Central
Vetein on the opening day of the golden
Jubilee of the national organization. Mgr.
Falconlo celebrated pontifical high mass
at Holy Trinity church during the morn-
lug, and tonight a mass meeting was held
at Mualo hall, presided over by Archbishop J liberal measure of autonomy to the unlver
Moeller. Addresses of welcome were de- sltles, pending the elaboration of permanent
livered by Henry Doerger of the local so- regulations along the same lines. This Is
clrty, Acting Major Gordon and Governor considered here as Insuring the opening of
J Herrlck of the state of Ohio. Among the
syettsers 01 wie evening ere liisnop Mi-
Faul of Trenton. N. J ; Rev. P. Ronuven-
tura of Berlin, Germany, and Mr. Condo
P. Pallon of New York.
The business sessions begin tomorrow.
Figures Presented from Seventy.
Two l'ruvluers of the
ST. PETERSBURG. Sept. ll.-The central
statistical committee this morning publishes
an estimate of tha crops in seventy-two
Russian governments. The figures are In
poods and represent the anticipated yield:
Winter wheat
prin wheat ;.vt,iii..)
Winter rye l,!7,t'tu.t
t-pring !' 23 ii(0
tt.n ley S7"i ..., ,
Buckwheat wm.vi1
a. ,.. .... ,
Appointments Made for Methodist
Charges In. eraaka and
Neighboring States.
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept 10 (Ppcrlal
Telegram. The west conference of the
German Methodist Episcopal church closed
Its three days' session at the First German
Methodist Episcopal church today with the
reading of the pastoral appointments to the
U0 pastorates In the conference. The west
conference consists of four districts and
comprises Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado,
Oklahoma and Western Missouri. The Ne
braska appointments are as follows:
Nebraska district: Presiding elder. J.
Jacob Steiningcr, livtS C street. Lincoln,
Neb.; rice and Janson, Neb., Edward
Beck, Centervllle and Highland. Neb , John
Schaum; Clatonia. Neb., John Kracher;
Cortlsnd. Neb.. William C. Staatz; Cosby
nnd Orahnni, Mo, to be supplied by C.
Steinel: Cullertson, Neb., Benjamin F.
Elsenman: Humboldt, Neb., H. A Hochcn
wald; Kramer and Zlon. Neb., H. A. Slek
mann; Lincoln. Neb.. Charles Harms; Ma
con and Oxford. Neb., John Lauei ; Oregon,
Mo., William Tonat ; SI Joseph. Mo., Ous
tav Becker; Sterling, Neb., Otto ". Ponath;
Wathena, Kan.. P. W. Mttthaet; White
Cloud. Kan.. E. T. Asllng H. O. I,elst.
professor at German college. Mount Pleas-
nt. Ia . and members of Lincoln quarterly '
North Nebraska and Polorndo district:
Presiding elder, John U. I.elst. 1740 C street.
Lincoln. Neb; Arlington, Neb, H". C.
Woerner; Berlin, Neb.. A. J. Ross; Boelus,
Sclota and Ansley, Neb., Adam W. Worst;
renver. Colo . First church. Frledrlch
Hausser: Second church, Matthaus Herr
mann; West Twenty-seventh avenue, W.
K. F'rlcke; Iluncan and Columbus, Neb.
Bernhard Johanson; Euslls. John M.
Zwlnk; Friend. Neb , Edward Gruen: Grand
Island and Palmer. Neb, O J. Mueller;
Hampton. Neb.. Martin H. Keiirk; Kalama
zoo and Fairvlew. Neb., P. O Madison to
be supplied: Omshn. Neb.. Edward Sallen
baoh; Osceola. Neb , F. H Schnltz; Papil
llon nnd Portal, Neb., H. C. Elfcldt: Platts
mouth, Neb., G. J. Keller; Pueblo. Colo.,
Willlnm R. Volte: Rushvllle nnd Georgia,
Neb., to be supplied; South Omaha, Neb.,
to tie supplied; Waco nnd Seward, Neb.,
it. H. Hackiiiann, Western and Swanton, I
Neb., O. G. Grassmueck: West Point and
Pcrlbner, Neb., Charles H. Sudbrock.
Trustees for the various colleges and
educational Institutions o'er which the
west conference has Jurisdiction were sp-
r minted as follows: Central Wesleyan col
ege. Rev. J. J. Stelnlnger, Lincoln, Neb.;
Rev. n. w. Smith. Kansas city. Kan.;
Rev. H. A. Hohenwnld. Humboldt, Neb.
Mount Pleasant German college. Rev. W.
F. Frlcke. Orphans' home. Warrenton,
Mo., Rev. J. G. Nest. Lincoln, Neb.
Only Alarming; V u. Cm Mnnlfested
Ann tiny In the sltaotlono at
New Orleans.
NEW ORLEANS. Sept. 10.-R port of the
yellow fever situation up to 8 p. m. :
New cases
Total cases to date
Ieaths today
Total deaths to date
New feci
li i
Cases under treatment 201
Cases discharged.. .. v 1.B77
The unfavorable part of the Sunday re
port Is the unusually large number of
deaths. Another distinguished member of
the Roman Catholic clergy Is In the list.
Father L. W. Green of the Jesuit college.
He died at 4 o'clock this afternoon after
being 111 a wek. There la not an Italian
name among the deaths.
This afternoon the famous old French
market was fumigated. The building being
an open one and extending four blocks from
St. Ann street to lTrsu iwescnted a dif
ficult problem , for f mutation. Assistant
Surgeon Berry, with half a carload of sul
phur, staVted the fumes working, the fumes
ascending In a dense cloud to the domes,
and thousands of bats and myriads of In
sects of all kinds, not to mention flies and
mosquitoes, were killed.
There was little news from the country
today. The most Important was that from
the health officer of 1 La Fourche parish
reporting four cases at La Fourche Cross
ing. There were two deaths In that parish
Sunday, one at La Ross and one midway
between Cut-Oft and Leeville.
Other reports were: Patterson, seven
cases, two deaths; Kenner, two cases, one
death; Anson City, four cases; Dondson
ville. two cases; St. Roue, two cases; Pe-
i can Grove, one death.
Mississippi: Gulfport, one case; Vlcksburg,
four cases; Natchez, one cas.
Mexican KoTernment Derides to S
press National and AH Such
GUADALAJARA, Sept. 10. Word has
been received here that notice has been
sent out from Mexico that all lotteries
must be suppressed. The suppression will
follow the expiration of the franchises
held by the Loterla' Beneflcla Publica. This
franchise was granted for twenty-five years
and has a year to run. The federal gov
ernment will set an example by suppress
ing the national lottery, which is under
government control, and the states which
conduct lotteries will. It Is claimed, follow
suit. The lotteries conducted by private
concerns will be given a certain period in
which to close up their business. The ac
tion will be in line with the efforts of the
Mexican government to suppress gambling
in every form.
The federal district authorities continue
their war against gamblers, foreign and
native, and since the last of last month
gamblers have been unable to secure
licenses. The police break up immediately
clandestine gambling as fast as discovered.
Many gamblers boasted they would open
up again In Tacubaya, a prominent suburb
of this city, but they found that the of
ficers were ready to arrest them. One prop
osition is to establish in one of the Inner
states a great gambling concern, modeled
aft r Monte Carlo, but It Is not probable
that this will be allowed.
I Csnr
Publishee a. 1'kaan
Autonomy to the I nl
ST. PETERSBURG. Bept. 11 An Imperial
1 ukase Is published this morning granting a
! tn" universities September 14 and the r-
i "iijjihii ui ruuL-auunai inr ui iui,
1 which. has been at a standstill with all stu-
, dents and professors In the higher schools
on strike since February
The ukase places the election of rectors
and deans of the universities, who have
hitherto teen appointed by the minister of
education and were regarded as represen
tatives of the hated bureaucratic classes,
In the hands of- the professors, thereby
making these officials truly representative
of university life.
The ukase fails to give the right of as
sembly or to grant the other political de
mands for whlcji the students have been
agitating, but the placing of the govern
ment of the universities In the bands of the
professors meets the principal grievance of
the students In regard to purely academic
conditions, as the faculties and students
are thoroughly In sympathy with each
other because of their common efforla to
I rcn.edy the grievances.
Hold Contention with England is Inimical
to Uni'ed States.
Senate Ak Opinion of Commerelal
Bodies on the Treaty and They
Condemn It Without
Hritri nt Ion.
HAVANA. Sept. 10. Two of the principal
commercial economic associations, respond
ing to a confidential request made by thu
foreign relations committee of the senate
for advice as to whether the pending
treaty between 'Gieat Britain and Cuba
ought to be ratified, declared emphatically
against ratification. The principal reason
given is that Cuba's interests are too in
evitably bound to Its great customer, the
United States, to permit of granting for
ten years such privileges to British ships
and citizens as those named In the treaty.
Another reason given Is that the adoption
of the treaty would allow privileges to
British warships as well ns merchantmen,
not warranted by the relations between
Cuba and Great Britain and not permissi
ble In view of the relations between Cuba
and the United States. The latter reason
Is considered the most potent on account
cf the suspicion that the treaty, while
ostensibly one of commerce, navigation and
amity, would In reality give to British
warships greater privileges In Cuban ports
than those given to the United States by
the cession of two naval stations.
l'nlted States' Ohjert.
The treaty was signed in May last after
the definite favored nation clause had been
eliminated in consequence of representa
tions made by Mr. Squlors, the American
minister. The United States government,
on receipt of a report regarding the al
leged objectionable feature, made a per
emptory representation against the treaty.
The copy was sent to Washington, since
which time, according to a statement made
to the Associated Press by Secretary of
State O Farrlll, the United States govern
ment has ceased Its representations . re
garding It. It Is known, however, that In
Washington the treaty Is regarded as In
imical to the Interests of the l'nlted
States, not. perhaps, In a commercial sense,
because It d ies not contain any tariff con
cessions, but In the broader political sig
nificance of allowing British warships
equal rights In. Cuban ports with those of
Cuban wnrships. tinder plea of stress of
weather or accident, thus giving to Great
Britain greater privileges than those grant
ed to the United States.
The senate committee to which the treaty
was referred confided It first to the Havana
Chamber of Commerce and afterward to
the Central Economic association. The
former reported to the effect that while the.
privileges and immunities granted appeared
to be mutual they did not confer any real
benefits on Cuba, which had few mercan
tile ships and no warships, while the ex
tension of Its shipping might be hampered
by granting equal privileges to British
ships. The chamber emphntlcally advised
that Cuba do not concede that In cases of
stress of weather or accident both British
merchant and British warships shall have J
the right of "abesterlcerse and pertre
eharae," Spanish words signifying respec
tively to supply with provisions and with
war supplies and munitions. The chamber
considered this to be Inimical to Cuban In
terests, especially as no reservation was
made respecting the laws of international
Action Is 1'nvrlse.
The chamber also considered that It was
unwise to conclude such a treaty with an
over-sea power while no such treaty existed
with the l'nlted States, especially when
changes In the reciprocity treaty are advo
cated, which may Include provisions for
special reciprocal tariff privileges regarding
goods carried In American and Cuban
The other association has not submitted
Its formaj report, but It strongly holds
that the treaty Is Inimical to the interests
' ot Cub ar"' th Tn"d States.
Secretary of state o fr arrtll, on tne con
trary, declares to the Associated Press that
the treaty contains nothing Inimical to the
interests of the United States, and some
other person who are close to the govern
ment contend that suspicion In regard to
the treaty is unwarranted.
Little More Damnge Done, bnt Popu
lation Kept In a. State of
ROME. Sept. 10. Further slight earth
quake shocks today caused additional ter
ror among the inhabitants of Calabria.
The damage., however, was inslgnllicant,
although the disturbances afftted a more
extended area, reaching Regglo and
Naples. The activity of Mount Vesuvius
Increased, while the violent eruption of the
ancient crater on the island of Stromboll
is still In progress.
Minister of Public Works Ferraris Is
making a minute personal Investigation of
the disaster, visiting even the small ham
lets, and carrying funds and material for
the Immediate relief of the starving and
Ill-clad people. Everywhere he is met
by crowds who appeal to him for aid.
Everywhere In the disturbed area' the
people are sleeping In the open air, even
in places where the houses are aafe. The
population appears to have been stupefied
necessary In the search for victims, as the
walls are continually falling. Soldiers, citi
zens and doctors are working heroically but
they have to be frequently relieved because
of nervous breakdown resulting from the
horrible sights encountered by them.
Americana and Europeans Warned
to Move Into the City
TANGIERS. Sept. 10.-8amusl R. Gum
mere, the American minister, and a num
ber of European inhabitants, have aban
doned their residences In the suburbs and
removed to the center of the town at the
request of the Moroccan authorities, who
hiu mey weie uuuuie in uniiur ineir
security owing to the disturbed condition
of the surrounding districts.
Severe fighting continues between Rals
11 U s and other tribes.
Fands for Irish land Pnrebase.
I-ONDON. Sept. 11 Walter Hume Ixmg.
chief secretary for Ireland, announces that
the treasury hat agreed to provide addi
tional funds amounting to fl0.tai0.0iO before
the end of the year, together with such an
mount of stock during the year 19o6 as
will produce f0 ( cash, to facilitate the
i operations of the Irish land act and to rem-
edy the recent stoppage of sales of land
through inability to advance the purchase
money owing to lack. of fuads.
'Nebraska weather forecast
Fair Monday
and Tneadayi Cooler
Temperature at lininha Yrsterdayi
Ilonr. Peg. Ilonr. Ilea.
fin. m lt I p. m T
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Rhode Islanders Do Honor to the
Name of Commodore
NEWPORT, R. I., Sept. 10 The coast
squadron of the North Atlantic fleet. In
command of Rear Admiral Francis W.
Dickens,, consisting of the flaitshlp Texas
and the monitors Nevada. Arkansas and
Florida, arrived here today to participate
In the "Old Home" week exercises which
began tonight with services in all the
The city Is thronged with visitors. The
chief feature tonight was a special service
In the First Baptist church. The soldiers,
marines and bluejackets from the forts,
training and torpedo stations were In at
tendance. The service was prenched by
Dr. Edward Johnson, whose theme was
"Commodore Terry, Rhode Island s Gallant
The church was handsomely decorated.
Special seats were reserved for Perry Bel
mont, a descendant of the commodore, and
Mrs. Belmont.
Mr. Belmont today made public a letter
sent to him by Baron Kaneko, who was
unnble to be present at the celebration to
morrow. Baron Kaneko wrote:
"Ton know what a keen Interest Japan
ese people take In that connected with the
name of Perry. It was another Commodore
Perry whose able service so closely cemented
the relations between this great govern
ment and Japan, and particularly you know
what a unique privilege I had In connection
with the monument which was erected at
Kurlhama In token of our grateful ap
preciation of the commodore's service to
our empire. Therefore, you can well Im
agine my disappointment when I found
that the engagement at Oyster Bay pre
vents nie from having the pleasure to ac
cept the Invitation."
Men Are l.lkely to Go On
In Cincinnati and
t Tuesday
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Sept. I0.-From In
formation given out last night by James
M. Lynch, president of the International
Typographical union, a strike of union
printers employed In typothetae shops In
St. IOtils and Cincinnati may occur tomor
row and within a few days at least 100
cities throughout the United States may
be Involved.
"I have received a telegram from St.
I-ouls stating that 1,000 printers In that
city today agreed to demand the eight
hour day. Information from Cincinnati
Indicates that s. strike may be called to
morrow. Of course I am unable to say that
printers In these two cities will strike un
til It Is seen what action the typothetae
In these cities will take. In all cities
throughout the l'nlted States where there
Is not an existing agreement extending be
yond January 1. 19oJ, and In which the
typothetae refuses to grant the demand,
a strike will occur. At this time It looks
as though a strike will occur. Should It
occur It will be one of 'the most notable
In recent years.
"The question hss been brought on nt
this early date by the action of the typoth
etae at Chicago and Detroit and by the
decision of the National Typothetae. I
went to Niagara Falls during the meeting
of the National Typothetae and proposed
a conference between the Typothetae and
the Typographical union on any proposi
tion that might lead to a settlement of
the question. My proposition was refused."
Russian Enroy Spends Day In Wash
ington Before Halllnar for
WASHINGTON, Sept 10.-M. Wltte and
Baron Rosen, the Russian peace plenipo
tentiaries, accompanied by five members of
the former's suite, spent Sunday In Wash
ington. They arrived here at an early hour
this morning and spent the entire day
visiting the historic points In and about
the city and left again late this afternoon
for New Tork. from which place M. Wltte.
will sail for Hamburg next Tuesday. While
here they were In charge of Acting Secre
tary Lonmls of the State department and
Major Charles McCawley of the marine
corps, who, at the special request of the
president, acted as their escorts to tha
various places visited. Beginning at the
White House the party in turn went to the
Russian embassy, the capttol, the congres
sional library. Mount Vernon, Arlington
and Rock Creek park.
As he left for New York M. Wltte ex
pressed to Mr. Loomls his keen apprecia
tion of th pleasure which his brief stay In
the American capital had given him. It
had been, he said, very Interesting and very
Instructive, and he had been well repaid for
the trip. The unique character of Wash
ington, In that it was made up largely of
government buildings and private resi
dences. Impressed him very much, and he
frequently made reference to the many
beautiful parks, with their weajth of trees
and flowers. The weather was very pleas
ant throughout the day.
Three Chicaao I nlons Practically
Serede from National
CHICAGO. Sept. 10 Open revolt against
the International Brotherhood of Team
sters, which practically amounts to seces
sion, came today when three of the best or'
ganlsed local unions in Chicago, the Ice
wagon drivers, van teamsters and brick.
sana ana terra cotta teamsters, voted to
; repudiate the election of officers at the In-
tei national convention at Philadelphia,
adopt the referendum and withhold sup
port from President Shea and the executive
board. The unions which defied Shea and
his colleagues have a total memliershlp of
Movements of Ocean Vessels sept. HI.
At New York Arrived: I .a Bretague.
from Havre: Moltke. from Hamburg.
At Liverpool Arrived: Celtic, New York
via Queeiiktown; I'mbria, via Queenstown.
At !uirton Arrived: Minnesota, from
At Moville Sailed: Calendonia for Glas
gow and New York.
At Q'jeensiQwn balled: Cam l ma. for
4 Raw York.
Cr of Russia Orders Ohang f Policy in
Regard to Imports.
Americans to fay Sains Bate of Duty ai
Other Nations.
0p:ns Door for Larger Trade in Manu
factured Goods.
M. Wltte and Baron Rosen On t
Waahlnaton for Day and I.iMter
Will Sail for Horn
on Tuesday.
OYSTER BAT. L. I Sept. 10.-At tha
conferences Inst night between President
Roosevelt and the Russian peace envoys,
Mr. Wltte, by direction of the emperor
of Russia, presented the following commu
nication: Some years ago In consequence of mis
understanding in the Interpretation of tha
most favored nation clause, there were
established In Russia on several articles
of American production customs on a
higher scale than those levied on the same
articles when imported from other coun
tries. His majesty, the emperor of Russia, has
commanded me to Infortn the president of
the l'nlted States that he has been pleased
to order the discontinuance of the levying
of such higher duties on American pro
ducts In order that henceforth the Ameri
can manufacturers should pay the same
duties ns Importers from other countries.
Articles Which Are F.ffeeted.
WASHINGTON. Sept. 10 As understood
here the customs duties referred to by M.
Wltte In his communication to the presi
dent, and which by the direction of the
rxar have been discontinued, grew out of
the Imposition In the early part of lfol by
this government of a differential duty on
Russian sugar Imported Into tha l'nlted
States. Following this action of the l'nlted
States was the issuance In retaliation of an
order of the Russian minister of flnnnee,
which became effective Msrch 9. 1901, Im
posing maximum duties on certain Amer
ican articles, the Increases ranging from
20 to SO per cent. Generally stated these
articles were cast Iron wares, manufac
tures of Iron and steel, Iron and steel
hollers, tanks, bridges, pipes, etc., ma
chinery, sewing machines, motors, dyna
mos, portable engines, locomotives and
locomotive cars, locomobiles and fire en
gines. The controversy with Russia which In
volved the Imposition by the l'nlted States
of a countervailing duty on Russian sugar
grew out of the allegation by producers
that Russia was paying a bounty to Ita
sugar producers.
Japanese Envoy Confined to His
Apartments In Sew Tork
NEW TORK. Sept. 10. Baron Komura Is
III In his apartments In the Waldorf-Astoria
hotel and all the social engagements of the
Japanese envoys today were either can
celled or Indefinitely postponed. Mr. Sato,
spokesman for the Japanese party, said
Baron Komura became slightly 111 Saturday
night nnd Dr. William B. Prttchard was
called In attendance. The senior envoy
of the Japanese emperor Is suffering from
intestinal trouble. His high temperature
of last night, however, was considerably
reduced today. While the UlnessV la not
regarded ns serious. Bnron Komura has
been told he must rest for a few days.
The Japanese envoys were to have been
the guests of General Stewart L. Wood
ford at dlhner tonight and were to have
visited Governor's Island tomorrow and
dined with General Frederick D. Grant.
The Japanese had planned to leave New
York next Thursday for Seattle, Wash.,
whence they will sail direct for home.
Mr. Sato today added the denial of the
Japanese envoys to that of the Russians
made yesterday that a. secret treaty of
peace had been agreed upon by the em
perors of Japan and Russia.
Attorney General of Missouri Takes
New Tack In I Itlaa
tlon. ST. LOVIS, Sept. 10-A special to the Re
public from Jefferson City, Mo., saya At
torney General Hadley filed a suit for In
junction In the circuit court of Jackson
county yesterday against the Standard Oil
company, the Waters-Pierce company, the
Republic Oil company, H. C. Orenner. doing;
business under the firm name of the In
ternational Oil works, and H. A. William'
son. doing business under the Arm name Of
H. A. Williamson & Co. The temporary
Injunction, or restraining order, was
granted by Judge Park of the Kansas City
circuit court and the case will come up for
final heating on September 2S. on which
date the writ Is made returnable. ,
The allegations In the petition for In
junction are similar to those In the ouster
stilt filed by the attorney general In the
supreme court against the oil companies
several months ago, but the Individuals
cannot be proceeded against by quo war
ranto, and therefore the Injunction suit was
Ko Steerace Passengers Carried
Acconnt of holer.
NEW YORK. Sept 10,-The Hamburg
American line steamer Moltke, arrived to
day from Hamburg, Dover and Boulogne,
with ti cabin passengers. No steerage
passengers were hrougnt. A case ot cholera
broke out among Russian emigrants at
Hamburg and all of the steerage passen
gers of the Moltke were disembarked and
held for observation. There was no ill
ness on board during the passage.
Storm MrlLes Country t
South of Ijintun, Okla
homa. that
LAWTON. Okl.. Sept. 10.-A small tor.
i nado pased over ttie vicinity of Walter,
twenty miles south of here, last night.
killing two persons and severely Injuring
nine. The di ad:
Beveral Louses wtre blows dawf