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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER, ;n. 1005.
Office, 10 Pnrl
Davis sells drug.
Rtockert sells carrts.
Plumping and heating. BUby Son.
Drs. Woodbury, dentists, 80 Pearl street.
Wondrlng-Schmldt. undertaker. Tel. S3.
I.e(T rt Improved torlo lene give satis
faction. Danre at Woodmen of the World hall
Srnoor paints, brushes and papera. Ales
andrr'a. 8.!3 Broadway.
Iarge attendance at night school. West
ern Iowa College. Enroll now.
Farms foi sale, all slsa, easy terms.
Bqulra Annis, Council Bluffs, la.
Fryer Printing Co.. Z3 Main. Tel. 2oj. Let
us figure on your next order of printing.
The regular meeting of the Junior Wood
men of America will be held this evening.
The Central grocery and meat market. 600
find 02 West Uroartway, will b closed an
Mrs. C. H. Orvls has gone to Los Angeles
and other pacific coast points on a neaun
The Central grocery and meat market, !00
and tw Went HronrfwRV. win ue open Mon
day the same aa usual.
On tha around fljor. Morehouse Co.,
printers and binders, are In thoir new
Lullding now. Is North Main St.
We take contracts for papei hanging
and house painting; all work guaranteed.
H. Borwlck. 211 S. Main. 'Phone sw.
Mrs. Charles E. Walters, Sa Routh First
street, has been called to Toulon, 111., by
the serious illness of her mother, Mrs. T. J.
J. M. Chalfon ha returned from Denver,
where he attended the national encampment
of the Grand Army of tha Republic ana
F. A. Pouro and Mabel C. Wgby, both of
Omahii, were married In this city Thursday
evening by Rev. F. A. Case, ptor of the
i tret Uaptist church, at his rrsiacnce.
Dr. A. E. Ine, who has been Interna at
the Council U luffs Oenvral hospital, left
yesterday for Perclval, la., where he will
enter into tne practice or nis proiessnm.
Chief of Police Dineen of Bloux City ar
rived yesterday afternoon and took, back
with htm Charles Potts, charged wlh
buncoing a Little Bloux farmer out of 30
on an ancient confidence scheme.
Dr. It. B. Jennings and family have re
ttirnert from nn extended European trip
(luring which Dr. Jennings embraced the
niinnriunltv of ta.kinK oost-araduate and
special courses In several of the-continental
colleges ana nospitais.
Charles Powell, one of the thres negroes
haiged with the theft of grain car doors
from tha tnion i-acinc, nns suuo iu
hivhoe iiirl. When Powell failed to ap
pear In court, investigation by Constable
Haker revealed the fact that the. man had
been doad and burled for two weeks.
Wholesalers Oppose Parrel Posts,
Becretary John Melhop of the Iowa and
Nebraska Wholesale Grocers' association
arrived home yesterday morning from St.
Louis, where he attended tha national meet
ing of wholesalers Wednesday and Tnurs
day. Mr. Melhop reports a profitable meet'
Ins and a large attendance. Resolutions
opposing the parcels postal law and en
dorslng 1-cent letter postage were adopted
A new national association composed of
the presidents and secretaries of the state
associations was organised, the purpose be
Ing to establish. a bureau of information
available for the state organisations.
Automobile Badly Berued.
Robert McKensle, a wealthy farmer of
Keg Creek township, started to town yes
terday In his automobile and had nearly
reached the city limits when his car caught
fire. The gasoline in soma manner be
came ignited and an explosion followed,
throwing the blazing oil over the machine,
McKensle Jumped from tha car in time
to avoid being burned, but the machine
was badly damaged. Dr. Tubbs happened
along In his auto and he acted the good
Bamaritaa by hauling tha burned oar to
Rook Island Officers on Tour.
F. O. Melcher, general manager; J. B.
Kllpawlck superintendent of motive power,
both of Chicago; H. B. Cable, general sup,
ertntendent. Davenport; C. W. Jones, di
vision superintendent and F. M. Patt, train
master, both . of . Pes Moines, comprised
a party of Rock" Island railroad officials
who were In tha city yesterday. Thsy
were on their way east from a trip of
Inspection west ...
What Cash Will Da at
C. 0. D. MARKET
128 W.Broadway. Tel. 65.
We have Just opened our Saus
age Kitchen and to Introduce our
Pure Pork Sausage
Saturday three pounds 25 C
Best Pot Roast. P J -per
pound. .... .JG .IU Uv
Three pounds Sirloin IP.
Steak ........ a JC
Three pounds Porterhouse C n
Three pounds Round "IP
Steak a. JC
Four pounds of Good IC.
Mutton Roast T
Best Prime Rib 7 Q
Roast C 10 OC
Boiling Beef 2'C
Spring Chicken, f I
per pound 12C
Remember, we will not charge
over (to per pound for any of our
beat I'ot Roast of Beef.
A full line of Lunch Meats
always on hand.
Don't Pay Us
for what some dead beat might owe
us 'CAl'BE HE 1'nA'T owe us see
This Is another one of the secrets of
our sucves as cut price druggists.
We do a cash business and don't nave
to chargj you for what some one else
failed to pay.
Hero Are a Few Er Openers! .
too 8ocletla Hygenlqua Soap JSo
60c Hind's Honey and Almond
too La Blache Powder tto
c Mennen's Talcum Powder lo
tba Oraves' Talcum Powder 10c
11.00 Llquosone 7!c
it.eo Swamp Root Txs
11 00 Ptero's Medicines ?!o
Ifto Cutlcura Soap iOc
26c Juvenile Soap l"o
11 00 Ilossaok'a Harsaparllla ?e
60r Extract of Reef 260
FRKB DELIVF.RY IN THE CITT.
pniCE SGHAEFER'S STORIES
Cor. l'ith and Chicago. Omaha; 24th
and N Bu. Omaha: Cor. tth Ave. and
Main St.. Counoll Bluffs.
salted. . J
28 PEARL ST.rw
L4y ananaaa If Pirttm
INTEREST FROM IOWA
St. Tel. 48.
RECEPTION M CLUB WOMEN'
Booms in the Library Building Formally
Dedicated to Their Uia.
TASTEFULLY ARRANu.O FOR OCCASION
Pro ram for Wlater'a Meeting; of tha
Various Bodies Arranged Sections
of Woman's Club Open la
The room In the new library building
reserved for the use of the several wom
an)' and other clubs In . the city was for
mally opened yesterday afternoon by a re
ception tendered the club women of the
city by the members of the Council Bluffs
Wonians' . club. The room was tastefully
decora' d with cut flowers and potted ferns
and there was a large attendance.
During tha afternoon there was a musical
program as follows: Piano solo. Miss Syl
via Snyder; song, Mrs. Lincoln R. Hypes;
reading, Miss Hazel Brown; song, Mrs.
Frank Reed; piano solo, Mrs. George
Fletcher. Light refreshments wers served
during the afternoon.
The committees In charge of the recop
tlon were: Reception, Mrs. 6tymest Ste
venson, Mrs. J. R. Woodford; entertain1
ment. Miss Sylvia Bnyder, Mrs. Edward
Tnwslee; refreshments, Mrs. Weir, Mrs. L.
The various departments of the Council
Bluffs Woman's club will hold their first
meetings as follows:
Music Miss Sylvia Snyder, leader; third
Monday In October.
Art No leader vet chosen; nrst Monday
Current Events Mrs. K. Cook, leader;
first Thursday in October.
Physical Culture Mrs. John Tempie-
ton, leader; first Friday in October.
liltersture Mrs. I-. Conslgney, leaaer;
third Thursday In October.
Household Eeonom cs Mrs. Charles M.
Weir, leader: last Thursday In October.
The regular meetings of the club will be
held the first Thursday of each month and
the club receptions will be held on the last
Friday In each month.
The Athenian club has elected the follow
ing officers for the season: President. Mrs.
Sackett; vice president, Mrs. Hollenbeck;
treasurer and secretary, Mrs. Schlachter.
The club will meet in the new club room
In the library building and this program
has been arranged for tha next meeting
on October 12:
Formation of Russia: St. Vladimar and
IarnBlof, the great social, political, literary
and artlstlo Russia, results. Leader of
lesson, Mrs. Hollenbeck.
Literature, "A Midsummer Night's
Dream" (Shakespeare). Leader, Mrs. Rey
nolds. Roll call. Quotation from "A Midsummer
"Parliamentary Law," Dr. Dean.
Kleholson Gets Damages.
Charles M. Nicholson, chief of the Council
Bluffs fire department, received a verdict
for t900 yesterday from the federal court
Jury, before which his 15,000 personal Injury
damage suit against the Citizens' Oas and
Electrlo company was tried. I
Chief Nicholson and his driver, Marlon
Stevens, while responding to a fire alarm,
were .thrown from their buggy on South
First stret by coming in contact with a
mound of dirt left on the street by the
light company and which was unprotected
by danger lights. The mound of dirt was
on the opposite side of the street from an
open trench and the evidence showed that
while the trench was marked with danger
lights the mound was not so protected.
Marlon Stevens, Chief Nicholson's driver,
brought suit for $1,000 damages In the dis
trict court, where he secured a verdict of
$1,026 against the company. Chief NlchoU
son's suit, on account of tha amount of
damages sought to be recovered, was trans
ferred by the defendant company from the
district to the United States court.
Another round In tha Manawa fence liti
gation was had In the federal court yes
terday, the demurrer to the cross petition
of the street railway company In the suit
brought to enjoin Chrlsman & Robards and
othtr property owners at Manawa from
Interfering with the Board of Supervisors
In the matter of vacating the streets re
quested by the motor company. This suit
was the outcome of tha case brought
originally by Cbrlsman and Robards and
tha other property owners at Manawa In
the superior court and In which Judge Scott
Issued an Injunotlon restraining tha super
visors from vacating the thoroughfares In
controversy. Tha street railway company
Intervened as a nonresident and took the
caae Into the federal court, where Judge
McPherson set aside Judge Scott's re
straining order and enjoined the plaintiffs
from Interfering with the supervisors. As
is now a matter of history, the supervisors
weal ahead and vacated tha streets asked
by the street railway company and then
another suit was brought by A.. O. Gil
bert and others who were not In the
original proceedings In the superior court,
and Judge Scott issued an order nullifying
the action of tha supervisors. This last
suit Is now pending on appeal to the su
preme court, the decision of which will.
It is expected, finally dispose of the con
troversy. Judge McPherson took the mat
ter under advisement.
Real Estate Transfers,
These transfers were reported to The
Bee September 29 by the Title Guaranty
and Trust company of Council Bluffs:
Charles E. Langmand and wife to H.
R. Letnen, trustee, lot i, Judd's Bluff
addition to Council Bluffs, w d 11,400
J. N. K. Macalister and wife to J. A.
Grimes, lots 8 and (. block . Pierce's
subdivision. Council Bluffs, la., w d 1,100
Charles Kimtiaii and wire to F. T,
True, lot 141, Original Plat of Coun
cil Bluffs, la., q c d
Total, three transfers $2,701
N. T. Plumblnx Co. Tel. 260. Night,
Mathlaaoa Seeks Compromise.
S. P. Mathlason, the young man charged
with circulating a number of forged checks,
did not have his preliminary hearing In
Justice Field's court yesterday aa pre-
THE ORVIS MARKET AND GROCERY
637 BROADWAY. 'PHONE 46.
SPECIALS FOR SATURDAY ONLY
6 lbs. good Steak SSe
3 lbs. Hound Steak 25e
S lbs. Sirloin Steak 25c
Pot Roast, per lb Sc
Boiling Beef, per lb 21c
Spar Ribs, per lb Oc
19 lbs. Sugar 91.00
Good Tea, per lb 15c
Oyster Crackers, per lb 5c
Soda Crackers, per lb Sc
Patent Flour, per sack. . . . , . .SI 3
Bulk Starch, lbs. for 23c
Bulk Oysters, per quart 33c
GOODS DELIVERED TO
vlously arranged. The hearing was post
poned at Mathlason's request. The young
man's relatives have come to his assistance
and are making efforts to settle with those
whom he defrauded. It was stated last
evening that nearly aji of Mathlason's
victims had accepted settlements, but that
one firm, on which the young man passed
one of the worthless checks, was not In
clined to compromise and was determined
CONTRACT LET FOn MEW EI.KYATOR
Great Western Builds It for Droge
Negotiations for the erection of a 60.000
bushel grain elevator in Council muffs
were consummated yesterday between
Droge Bros, of this city and the Great
Western Railroad company. The elevator
will be located on Ninth avenue, west of
Ninth street, on trackage belonging to the
Great Western railroad. A twenty-year
lease for the property was signed by Droge
Plans for the elevator are now In the
hands of contractors and Droge Bros, ex
pect to have, the building completed In time
to handle this season's crop. The elevator
will be modern In all respects and will be
capable of handling fifty cars of grain
a day and the storage of 50,000 bushels.
Manufacturing Company Incorporates
Articles of Incorporation of the Patent
Manufacturing company of Council Bluffs
were filed In the office of the county re
corder yesterday. The capital stock of the
company Is placed at tlOO.00 and the pur
pose of the company Is to manufacture a
number of Inventions of Forrest Smith of
this city on which patents have been se
cured. The officers of the company are:
President, M. F. Rohrer; first vice presi
dent, N. J. Rice; second vlre president, C.
H. Chlsam; treasurer, Joe W. Smith; secre
tary, Forrest Smith; field manager, J. A.
Rogers. These officers, with Dr. C. II. Jef
fries and A. M. Lundgard, comprise the In
corporators. MANY VISITORS AT IOWA COLLEGE
Many Oo to Ames to tec Work of
AMES, la., Sept. a. (Special.) Seldom
has It been the privilege of tha cltlsens
of Ames and of the faculty and students
of the Iowa State college to entertain such
a crowd as has been here today on ac
count of the annual harvest home excur
sion. Tne weather was perfeot and no
one stayed away for fear of rain. This
custom of setting aside on or two days
during the autumn months to bring to
gether the people of tha state that they
may see tha educational advantages held
out to young men and young women ha.
met with universal favor and each yea;
brings additional numbers. For a time
only one day was given over to this cele
bration, but as time has gone on and tha
tidings carried horns by those that came
and saw what the state Is really doing for
those educationally Inclined it has finally
become Impossible for the town and the
departments at tha college to accommo
date tha visitors all at one time, hence
two days are being devoted to these an
nual gatherings. As had been anticipated
by those In charge of the arrangements the
largest crowd that has ever been on tha
college campus have thronged the buildings
today. Today the Northwestern ran spe
cial trains over Its lines throughout the
state, aa previously announced. Special
trains from east, west, north and south
commenced to arrive early In the day,
bearing as enthusiastic a lot of people as
is often seen. The regular trains that ar
rived early in the day brought a large
number, but tha crowds brought ou these
proved to be insignificant compared with
the hundreds that came In on tha spe
cials. Every available vehicle was pressed'
into service to transport them to the col
lege. The motor line proved Inadequate
for the occasion and hundreds becoming Im
patient to get ,to their destination started
afoot and lined the Northwestern and motor
tracks the entire distance. Ample prepara
tion for feeding the visitors had been made
by different societies of the town and the
athlettc council at the college. Tomorrow
the Great Western and the Milwaukee
roads will run special trains over their
lines which will warrant a crowd almost, If
not quite, as large as that today. Aa these
lines have never taken an active part In
these excursions a large portion of the
state will be reached which has not here
tofore had an opportunity to visit the ool
lege. Class Fight at Ames.
AMES, la.. Sept M. (Special.) A class
scrap was indulged In last night between
the sophomore and freshmen classes of the
Iowa State colleT. and as a result several
students were quite seriously Injured. The
trouble started early In the day when the
sophomores made threats of kidnaping tha
freshman president and persisted In post
Ing the figures .09 In conspicuous places.
A large number of them during the day
purchased overalls and large quantities of
rubber hose which they carried concealed
In the legs of their trousers. In the even
Ing a bitter spirit had been engendered and
a large number from the two classes armed
themselves with barrel staves. In a fierce
battle between the two factions four of
their numbers wers knocked insensible and
it was feared that their skulls had re
ceived permanent Injury. They were taken
to the hospital where they were properly
cared for. A number of others received
minor injuries. When the president of the
college and the faculty were apprised ot
the seriousness of the trouble they Im
mediately took ateps to put a stop to It and
In a few words exhorted them to be en.
gaged In doing something more elevating.
It Is thought that no further trouble will
ensue. This Is tha first class scrap in
dulged tn here for a number of years.
Verdict tor Defendant.
GLENWOOD, Ia.. Sent. 29. (EneclaU.
1 1 The case of Walter Richardson of Hast
ings, Ia., against his mother-in-law, Mrs.
H. 8. Benedict, for $6,000 for alienation of
his wife's affections, resulted in a verdict
for Mrs. Benedict, the defendant, the
Jury being out thirteen hours.
If you have anything to trade, advertise
it In the "For Exchange" column on The
Bee want ad page.
Good Butter, per lb SJOc
Prime Rib Roast, per lb So
Swift's Premium Hams
8 to 10 lbs. average 12 He
Lamb Stew, per lb 4c
Bologna Sausage, per lb...... 6c
Soap, 10 bars for 25c
Brick Cod Fish, per lb 10c
Navy Beans, 9 lbs. for 23c
Rice, 6 lbs. for 23c
Dressed Spring Chicken.
per lb 12H
ANY PART OP THE CITY.
CRAZY ENGINEER IN THE CAB
Pulli Throttls Wide Open and Cmhu In.o
GOVERNOR CUMMINS HAS BUSY MONTHS
lalted Brethren Bishop Tells Congre
gations They Mast Pay (p tha
Back Salaries Dee Their
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
DE8 MOINES. Ia., Sept. 2.-( Special )
Engineer W. B. Beese of the Rock Island
Went Insane while in charge of his engine
and threw the throttle wide open, taking
the train at a terrific rate, and ran It into
the tall end of another train. He slowed
up- the train a little Just before the engine
struck and while considerable damage was
done no lives were lost. Then he com
plained of the crew ahead because they
didn't get off the track and allow his train
the right-of-way. Today, before the In
sanity commission of Polk county he was
declared Insane and was taken to THarlda.
Beese lives at Valley Junction and has
been one of the best engineers on the
division. While his fireman was busy at
work the train suddenly leaped ahead and
turning he saw Beese fctarlng out of the
cab" window ahead and with his hand on
the throttle. While he debated what to do
Beese began to slow up for the train ahead.
Des Moines' Population Mt.OOO.
Tim O'Brien, for the Tolk Directory com
pany today gave out the first copies of the
new directory and stated that the popula
tion of Dos Moines as shown by the di
rectory, was 86.000. ThlH, he claims, la the
actual population or number of people who
reside here, though the number of those
who have their legal residence here Is
shown by the state census to be but 75,000.
Wlttell Roy Recoverlnar.
Howard Wlttell. the boy shot by Detec
tive Frank Brothers, was today reported
at Mercy hospital to be slightly Improved.
His temperature has lowered to 102 degrees,
due to a good night's sleep, and there are
hopes entertained now for his recovery.
w Buildings for Fort Des Moines.
Unofficial advices received at Fort Dea
Moines are to the effect that on the com
pletion of the present buildings at the
fort, which will be in a few weeks, the
War department will order the erection
of, six new buildings at once. Including
the riding hall, to cost $100,000. This build
ing will be of brick and cut stone, 100x300
feet In slse. The other five buildings will
be on the officers' row.
Oovernor's gpraklna; Dates.
Governor Cummins has accepted Invita
tions to deliver addresses before the Eco
nomlo club of BoRton, the Reform club
of Boston, and the Commercial club of
Rochester, N. T., and has Invitations from
the Commercial club of Cincinnati and a
manufacturers' club of New York. These
will likely be accepted and with the ad
dress before the Interstate commerce law
convention In Chicago will all be delivered
during the month of October.
Articles of Incorporation.
Articles of Incorporation were filed
with the secretnry of state today by the
Davenport Hotel company with , a capital
of $150,000, of which the Hon. Joe Lane,
prominently mentioned for governor, and
others are the stockholders.
Churches Must Pay t'p.
At the conference 'of the tTnlted Brethren
church today Bishop Weekly declared that
churches must pay up all arrears in the
pastors' salaries nr take the consequence..
The matter came up through the reports
yesterday of arrears In salaries. Today this
was summarized and the total amount
found to be startling, and this brought forth
the statement from the bishop in charge.
Tesrhoat for Mayor,
A local paper prints the report that Jlon.
H. E. Teachout, representative from tl. :
county In the legislature, is likely to bo-
come a candidate for mayor of Des Moines.
Mr. Teachout, It "la said, has glw?n his con
sent provided the. demand upon him to take
the office Is nearly unanimous.
Presbyterian General Assembly.
Arrangements for the next general as
sembly of the Presbyterian church, which
will bs held in this city next May, are
being made by the church here and the $3,000
pledged for the assembly has been practic
ally raised. It was announced today that
Dr. Roberts, secretary of the general as
sembly from Philadelphia, will be In this
city next month to meet with the local com
mittee on arrangements.
Carroll Made Director.
. Word was received here today that
Auditor of State B. F. Carroll had been
elected a director of the Association of
National Insurance commissioners, the
convention of which Is being held at Bret
ton Woods, N. W.
Portraits In Court House.
A committee of the Polk county bar has
been appointed to look after securing por
traits of all of the Judges who have pre
sided in the district court of this county
and have them hung In the new court
house that la nearlng completion.
Fills Editor Released.
Sam Sherman, the pella editor who has a
15-year-old wife, was dismissed from the
district court today. He was bound over
to the district court on complaint of his
girl-wife and mother-in-law on the charge
of making an assaulf. The complaining
witnesses were not present today so the
case was dropped.
WRECK ON THE ROCK ISLAND
Four Persons Injured When Train
Collides at Iowa City, Oas
VT.3 MOINES. Sept. tt.-Roclc Island
passenger train No. 23 collided near a high
bridge at Iowa City this afternoon with a
delayed freight, which was running at full
speed. Four were Injured, one perhaps
fatally. The injured:
Frank Rogers. Natlclc Yards, Rock Isl
and, fireman, thigh broken and crushed
about knee, two ribs broken, base of
spine hurt; may die.
C. C. Hull, 6t. Louis, head out, body
J. H. Frawley. pes Moines, foot hurt.
A. R, McCullough. baggageman, Rock
Island, hip and leg bruistd.
The 100 passengers had a remarkable
escape. The trains met upon the em
bankment Just after the freight had crossed
the bridge over the Iowa river. Both en
gines and many cars were derailed. Fire
man Rogers was caught under the freight
wreck and mangled from head to foot.
He will die.
Postmaster Is Assaulted.
ABBOTT. Ia.. Sept. .-(Speclal.)-Two
young farmers, emulating southern white
raps, mads an assault upon Postmaster
Zoller last night The men are Sam Lath-
rope and Elmer Griggs, and both are under
arrest charged with assault to commit
murded. The boys called Zoller out of
Asher's store. Just as hs stepped outslds
Griggs struck him full In the face with a
three-pound stone. The noee was mashed
flat and the face torn, while Zoller fell like
a log. Then Lathrope leaped on him and
tried to strangle the man as he lay pros-
boys drove away, but were captured in a
Plenle at l.naan.
LOGAN. la.. Ppt IS .-(Special) -The
Modern Woodmen of America and the
Royal Neighbors of America held a Joint
fraternal rlnlc hei-e yesterday with aa at
tendance of about 1,000. The speakers were
Colonel C, O. Saunders of Council Bluffs,
and John D. Dennlson. State lecturer of
the Royal Neighbors of America. A parade
occurred In the morning and in the af
ternoon a program of sports was carried
out and U0O awarded ns prises for the dif
ferent events. Music was furnished ty
Man with Shot an a Wins.
ELDORA. Ia., Sept. IS.-tPrwclsl.)-Thomas
E. Crlppen, armed with a shot
gun, and A. J. Wilson, armed with a re
volver, fought a duel In the Crlppen front
yard over domestic troubles. They are
brothers-in-law. -Wilson's anatomy rsitght
Several ounces of bird shot, but Crlppen
was unharmed. Both are under arrest.
MISS ROOSEVELT TO JAPAN
Daughter of President Insists that
Her Visit Shall Be Katlrely
SEOUL, Corea, Sept. ,.-Mlss Alice
Roosevelt and party left Seoul today by
special train for Fusan. Owing to the
damage done by the recent rains the trip
to Fusan will take two days. The party
will stop tonight at the Presbyterian mis
sion at Talku and tomorrow will reach
Fusan, whence they will go to Shlmonosekl
and Yokohama. The visit to Jspan will be
entirely private. Miss Roosevelt will de
cline any public recognition or hospitality.
The emperor of Corea received Miss Roose
velt In farewell audience and presented her
with his photograph, to which was affixed
The Coreans made every effort to make
Miss Roosevelt's visit pleasant. On Wednes
day she and her party visited the tomb
of the late queen. The road leading there
was especially widened and re I aid and the
highways for miles outside the city were
repaired In anticipation of Miss Roosevelt
wishing to ride, over them.
Corenn high officials. Including General
Mln, 'formerly minister at Washington,
gave a dinner yesterday In honor of Sen
ator Francis G. Newlands of Nevada,
American Minister Morgan and the other
men of the party and toasted President
The emperor of Corea gave valuable pres
ents to the whole party. Including tiger
skins, silver and brasswnre and embroider
ies, and extended to them every possible
courtesy tn order to show his friendliness
JAPANESE FINANCES ARE WEAK
War Ended Because Financial Break,
dowa Was Feared at
TOKIO. Sept. .-Notwithstanding the
silence of the government, the real fnct
Is disclosed that Japan made peace at
Portsmouth In fear of a financial break
down. The war proved more costly than
had been calculated and the rice and cer?al
crops seemed doomed to failure. Instead of
sunlight and warmth during the month of
August, when the crops ripen, there was
continuous . rain and exceedingly cold
While some Improvement may stiH be in
store. It is certain tiiat the rice crop con
tinues to be from 15 to SO per cent below
lust year's crop, when It was marvelously
large. Six months of war would have
meant very hard times for the masses of
the people, as rice Is bread and meat to
APPROVES GOVERNMENT BILL
Special Committee of Mortbtas; Rec
ommends Adoption of Draft
CtmiSTIANTA, Norway, Sept. 29 The
special committee of the Storthing to which
the question was referred decided today by
twelve votes to six to recommend to Parlia
ment the adoption of the government bill
embodying the draft of the treaty providing
for the separation of Norway and Sweden
signed at Karlstad, September 23.
The dissentient six are Deputies Konow,
Kastberg, Erlkssen, Hansen, Bryggesaa
Cholera toadltlons la Prussia.
BERLIN, Sept 29. The official bulletin
'issued today announced that one new case
of cholera had been reported between noon
yesterday and noon today. The totals now
are 255 cases and eighty-seven deaths.
Kew Franeo-Russlaa Treaty.
ST. PETERSBURG, Sept, 29,-The new
Franco-Russian commercial conventfbn
was signed at St. Petersburg today. It be
comes effective March L 1906.
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BESCALESE ARE EXCITED
Swear j GoddVtt Xali te BoyooU
Merchants of Oisat Britain,
FftOTEST AGAINST DIVISION OF TfiOVINCE
Rellaloas Phase Is Clven Objection
of Kstl ladlana to Proposed
Aetloa of the Drltlah
CALCUTTA. Sept. -Fifty thousand
Bengalese assembled at the tnm:le at
Kallghat have sworn by the Uoddrss Kail
to boycott British goods as a protect
ngalnst the partition of the province of
Bengal. The administrative work of the
province, according tn the views of the
homo iind Indian government, hud grown
to such un wieldly proportions as to neces
sitate a division of the labor, hence the
partition of the province Into two lieu
tenant governorships. The Bengalese are
Intensely resentful at what they char
acterise an attempt to split the populutlon
and Impair Bengal nationality. At scores
of meetings throughout Bengal the people
have pledged themselves to surport tho
boycott which has now received the
sanction of the priests.
The scene at the temple of Kallghat, the
greatest in Bengal, was striking when the
Immense assemblage took tho oath: "In
the holy presence of the Goddess Kail not
to jse foreign goods, buy articles In Eng
lish shops when available In native shops
or emrloy foreigners oo any work that
can be done by our countrymen."
The high priest then placed a mystic
vermllllon symbol on the fort-head of each
o' '.liose who took the oath. Foreign firms
are all feeling seriously the effect of the
DISASTERS TO MERCHANTMEN
Large American hlp Destroyed by
f ire and Another Dashed
VICTORIA, B. C, Sept. -Detalls of
shipping disasters In South seas were re
ceived by the Mlowera yesterday. ' The
Roanoke, Captain Amesbury, was destroyed
by fire at Nchoue, New Caledonia. When
the Roanoke had loaded 3,083 tons of a
cargo of chrome ore, hoisting It In baskets
from lighters, fire broke out forward. The
thirty-men assisted by the crews of the
American ship Susquehanna and Norwegian
bark Arabia fought the (Ire. Tho smoke
was so dense that men could not be sent
below, holes cut In the deck and bucket
brigades worked until steam was up and
the pumps were started, but the fire drove
out the engineer and the fire fighters. The
Susquehanna's mate ana some men were
overcome by fumes and had a narrow
escape. The vessel Is a total loss.
The schooner Jones Brothers was dashed
to places near New Castle after break
ing Its tow line from the steamer Halen
Nlcoll on the night of September 1. and
seven men were drowned. The Helen
Nicoll was towing the schooner to Sydney
with coal when the tow line parted and the
vessel was driven ashore. Not a Vestige
of It, other than some debris, smashed to
matchwood was found.
CANNIBAL FEAST IN PACIFIC
Blacks of Mnlllcolo Hold Feast After
Deceiving; Trader as to
VICTORIA, B. C, Sept. 29. News of a
cannibal foast by blacks at Malllcolo was
received yesterday by the Mlowers. Two
natives of Moskelyn Inland were trading
when they were waylaid near Mallicolo
by Kanakas. The men were slaughtered
and their bodies carricU to a coast village
Where they were opened as game and pre
pared for a feast. The bodies were placed
In a native canoe and as the murderers
were leaving they Incurred the suspicion
of M. Vigoroues, a French trader. The
natives told him they had killed some pigs
and the Frenchman believing their story
allowed them to go.
It subsequently transpired that Severn!
tribes were assembled and a feast of human
flesh was held. White setters learned of
this and under pressure the natives ad
mitted they hod roasted the bodies and
devoured the arms and legs of the un
Consider Runarnrlan Crisis.
ROME, Sept. 2. The reports received
here relative to the meeting yesterday be.
tween Chanoellor von Buelow and the Ital
tan foreign minister, 8lgnor Tittonl, at
Baden Baden, say that Morocco, or the
Franco-German agreement, were not die
cussed, the subjects considered being the
Hungarian crisis and affairs In the Balkans
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'artial List of Feature Artlclss
Already Printed This Year
'VanrouTer Country of the Northwest
Five Articles. Trof. Charles E. Be
scy, University of Nebraska.
"Fruit Raising In the Ruuflorrer State'
E. P. Stephens, Hortlculturalist
"llenslan Ply und Orowlnf Wheat"
I'rof. Lawrence Bniner, Nebraska
"Gosling's Demonstration of Brf, Mut
ton and Pork" E. H. Davenport,
Management of Incubators and Brood
ers" O. C. Watson, U. S. Department
"How to Raisrf'Turkeys on the Fnttn"
C. E. Matterson, Kewaukea, Wis.
Live Stock Breeding in Great Britain"
-Prof. W. J. Keunedy, Iowa Stats
"Tubercnloals In Mre Stock" Dr. A. I,
Peters, Unlreralty of Nebraska.
"Story of Twentieth Centiik-y Irriga
tion" II. A. Crafts, Fort Collins, CoL
'How to Get Good Seed and Maintain
If rrof. T. I Lyon, University of
Soils and Methods of Seeding Alfalfa"
E. F. Stephens, liorUculturallst.
Heculti'lnn of Railways by Public Au
thority" William R. Larntbaa, E
Governor of Iowa. - ;
"Trnvellnu Libraries in Rural Comma
nltles" Kdna D. Bullock, Nebraska
Stats Library Commission. .
"Ohamplon Steers in Feed Lot and
Cooler" Prof. II. R. Smith, . UniTsjr
Bity of Nebraska. ,
"Readjusting Wyoming Rflncbtng Sys
tem A. B. Mercer, Western Ranob-
"The Railroads and the People" Eight'
Articles. Edward Rofiewater, Editor
The Omaha Bee.
Fall Sown Airalfa in the Humid Re
gion" Prof. P. G. Holden, Iowa Agri
"Durum Wheat for Semi-Arid Land"
M. A. Carlton,. Cereallst U. 8. Deft,
'Practical Drainage of Farm Lands"
J. C. Holmes, Drainage Engineer. v
"Forestry Problems Yet to Be SoWed"
Frank O. Miller, U. S. Department
"Grass and Forage Crops as Fertilisers"
Prof. T. L. Lyon, University of Ne
braska. "Beef Production Methods of Feeders"
-Prof. II. W. Mumford, Illinois Agri
"Effect of Cold Weather on Fruit Blos
soms" Theodore Williams, Horticnl
"Calendar of Wort In the Apiary"
Adam A. Clarke, Plymouth Creek
"Lrre Stock in the Middle West" a.
D. Coburn, Secretary Kansas Btata
"The Gorernment Reclamation Berries
- Frederick II. Newell, Chief Engineer.
"Career of the Late Robert W. Furnas"
Prof. Charles E. Bessey, University
of Nebraska. , -
"Improvement In Hard Winter Wheat"
Prof. T. L. Lyon, University f Na.
"Problems Confronting Western Stock
Growers" Murdo Mackenzie, frssl.
dent American Stock Growers' Ass n.
"Corn Crop in Pork Production" Hon,,
James Wilson, Secretary of Agricul
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