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I TIE OMAHA t) AILY BEE: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1303.
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"Not to have visions
means a dull,
For our Omaha and out-of-town visitors. It is to be a week of showing of reliable
will make many new friends tor us. Come-and feel free to ask questions, to look
this store your shopping place,
A Superb Display of New
Autumn Drees Goods
, j and Silks.
It It hard, Indeed, to glv you an Id pi
of th splendid values' and choice styles
represented In our dress sjoods and illk de
partments. No Woman who la thinking of
buying a new autumn gown, can afford
te maka a purchase before Investigating
this grand display ot new dre tejctuv
and It la yours to for the simple asking.
, Handsome New Colored
Broadcloth that will play bo large a part
rn this maoii'i drees; the nobby short hip
length jacket suit, tha equally favored
, A laree showing of popular priced belts.
Black taffeta silk belts made of good
quality of silk, three Inches wide. Prices,
6Cc and 65c each.
Clack peau de sola silk belts, narrow
widths, at 50c each.
Extra large slses In black silk belts, at
A narrow tailor belt, at 25c, 60o and $1.00
- Black and colored silk belts, made of
good quality of silk, at $1.00, $1.50, 12.00,
U.K and $3.00 each.
Leather belts in black, brown and white,
at COc, $1.00 and $1.26 each.
Children's buster brefwn belts. In black
patent leather, at 26c and 35c, red, at 26c,
4oo and 50c each.
The Latest and Choicest Styles
of Waistings in Our Flannel
Dept. Down Stairs.
NOVELTY WAI8TINQ-27 Inches . wide,
nobby little checks, in dark effects, em
broidered with -dots or figures. Price, 25c
. per yard.
, NEW SCOTCH WA18TINQ FLANNEL
These half wool, washable fabrlca are very
popular. Styles are In checks, figures,
tripe and plaids, very handsome and
serviceable, at JOc, 40c, 60o per yard.
.. "VI V ELLA" FLANNEL Made In Scot
land. The best known flannel In the world.
It I guaranteed unshrinkable and fast
colored In washing. Sold in Omaha by us
only. Let ua show you. Prlca same every
where, 76o per yard.
r ALBERTItAS FLANNEL WAISTINO
AU wool, fine quality, solid colored cloth
will be Major Zalinskl, Captain Stone and
This la the order of march of the Wednes
WattIe. Grand Marshal.
.Captain Charles C. Allen, Chief of Staff.
V , - Board of Governors.
"Th.... .KT.h'it!eth Infantry Band.
Fort VfrIna.ni7andl.eisral CorP8 from
Fort Crook and Omaha, Neb. Colonel
v. Pratt, Thlrtlath United Stated ln
. fantry. Commanding.
' . SECOND DIVISION.
Major O. O. Osborne, Marshal.
. , South Omaha Band.
DoAr? .f ht uard ot Council Bluffs,
Captain Rutherford. Commanding.
, Omaha Guards, Captain Falooner, Com-
Thurston Rifles, Captain Baer, Command-
Omaha Light Infantry, Captain Kroeger.
-u. w I'" School Cadet Band.
High . School Cadet's Battalion, Captain
Chief Salter, Marshal.
Silver City (la.) Band.
Omaha Fire Department.
- .. Bancroft (Neb.) Band.
iolla Templo of St. Joseph, Mo., Captam
FOURTH DIVISION. .
C. H. T, Riepen, Marshal. - '
' Valentine (Neb.) Band.
f Woodmen of the World Degree Teams
Tccumseh (Neb.) Band.
A. O. U. W.
Sterling (Neb ) Band..
Modern Woodmen of America.
Alma (Neb.) Band.
, I. O. O. F.
Knights of Maccabees. .
Central City Band.
. , Scottish Ciuna
Should not fail to visit this exclusive store, unique because
in its whole vast stock there is nothing for grown folk but
everything that juveniles wear, in qualities and styles, and
varieties not to be founnd elsewhere hereabout. :: :: ::
'COiYlPI-ETE OUTFITTERS TO
BOYS GIRLS YOUTHS MISSES
AU Aec to 10 Years
Also the Most Complete INFANTS' WEAR SECTION West of Chicago,
(Ages 7 to 10.)
860 Boys' Knee Pant and Knicker
bocker Norfolk Suits. In gray or
- brown mixtures, also navy blue
clwvtots. worthy $5.1)0. $5.50 and
$6.00 values; a special puchase, and
they're to be sold this week at a
very special t fl C
price. . . . . i JftJD
Then our regular stock of Boys' and
Children's Suits and Overcoats is
now at Its best showing- the re
sults ot our best endeavors and the
handiwork of New York's best
wholesale tailors tables laden with
bright new suits and over- C Hfl
coata. at 97.50, a.50 and. . J.UU
, YOUNG MEN'S CLOTHES.
(Aces 14 to 19.)
College models in Swager Suits and
Overcoats, the long, lapel, double
breasted effects are here in all
their glory, la
at ie.ao, $ is.oo,
three-quarter styles, or the now ao fash
lonabla long coat suits, In the box, semi
fitting or tlght-flttlng effect "'princess" or
"opera" broadcloth. Hold exclusively by us,
Is just tha matorlal you are looking for,
Just the required weight and finish, and
at prlcea that cannot be matched for real
value, all colore and black "princess" $1X10;
"opera," fljW yard.
A Magnificent Showing of
Light Weight Autumn
Hundreds of new fabrics to show you
simply for the asking. New silk and wool
eollennea, new panamas, new prunellas,
new poplins, new serges, new novelties,
new suitings at 80c, 75c, $1.00, 11.26, 1.60.
Move About October 15th to
Howard and Sixteenth
with embroidered figures. Very new and
stylish. Prices, ROc, 75c per yard.
FRENCH FLANNELS Solid colors, all
wool, at 55c per yard.
PRINTED FRENCH FLANNELS The
best Imported all wool goods, that will not
wear roush or rhnnr cnlnrt' all th mti
! dots and new Persians; very desirable, at
ic per yard.
Cloaks and Suits.
The newest and choicest styles In ready-to-wear
garments are ready for this great
carnival week selling.
Rain coats, In gray and castor, empire and
fitted styles. Prices. $13.75, $16.00, $18.00,
$20.00 and $22.00 each.
New empire tlght-flttlng and box coats,
In black, tan and mixed materials. Prices
$10.00, $12.50, $15.00, $18.00. $20.00, $22.00. $25 00
$27.50, $30.00, $35.00. $40.00 and $45.00 each.
Children's coats, In bearskin, crushed
velvet, velours, broadcloth and cheviots, In
white, tan, navy, green, red, gray and
mixed colors. Prices, $3.85. $4.50, $5.00, $8.00,
$6.50, $7.50, $10.00, $10.50, $12.50. $14.00 and
Black silk waists at $5.00, $5.95 and $12.50
Y. M. C. A. Building, Corner Sixteenth
Bohemian Lady Turners.
Floats of Fraternal Orders.
Prises offered by the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben
for day parade:
Drill team in uniform coming the great
est distance: First prize, $50 (given by the
Omaha Uas Co.); second prise, J; third
Drill team in uniform presenting the
finest appearance, from the country: First
prize, Vo; second prize, $40; third prize,
130; fourth prize, $20; fifth prise, $10.
Finest appearance of uniformed drill
team of Omaha, South Omaha and Council
Bluffs: First prise, $o0; second prize, $4j;
JhiiU prise, $30; fourth prize, $20; fifth prize,
Lodge presenting the most unique cos
tumes, twenty men or more: Prize. $25.
Regular drill team having greatest num
ber of men and women on float: First
prize, $0; second prize, $20.
Drill team of men and women on a float
presenting the most unique design or ar
rangement: First prize, second prise,
Teams or lodges competing for a prize
must carry a banner of some kind desig
nating the name, number of lodge and city
or town they represent.
. Judges will be disinterested parties. The
Judges' stand will be on Douglaa street,
between Fourteenth and Fifteenth aireots.
Admission to the carnival grounds will
be free to all uniformed men during the
Drill teams taking part In the day parade
must notify Samson not Inter than Tues
day, October 3. so they can be- placed in
the proper position.
Printers May Quit at St. Paul.
ST. PAUL, Sept. 30.-All indications today
point to a' strike of union printers In all
the Job printing shops of St. Paul and
Minneapolis Monday, which s tha date
A M H S n A A am.
tin tfii'iim i' a
AU the new styles now on sale shapes
to fit every face. Our whole new
stock now awaits your Inspection;
prices, 95c Wc, 75c rft
GIRLS' FALL CLOAKS.
Wooltex Coats, Caroll Coats, Bauman
and Sperling Couts garments In
smart Boston and New York styles;
prices, 99.75, 98.90,
Very choice wraps for myliuli rnUsen,
fancy mixtures and plain colors in
Tourist Coata and
prices ranging from
922.00 down to
Complete lines of Girls' and Misses'
Furs now here.
WE SELL BETTER SHOES.
Write for New Illustrated Catalogue.
1018 DOUGLAS STREET.
Grand Display of New Autumn
Silk for Costumes.
811k, Just from ' Paris', both plain ami
novelties, that surpass the style and beauty
of any other season. Ask to see them.
Nothing finishes a dress better than
pretty trimmings that harmonize with the
material of the dress. t
Our new fall staple and novelty trim
mings are the handsomest and most com
plete we have ever shown.
Very narrow plain and fancy braids from
6c a yard up. '
Wider plain and fancy braids from 25c a
Persian bands trimmings. 14 inches wide,
designed especially for vestlngs, at 36c, 60c
and 76c a yard.
New plaid silk waists at $9.00, $9.25, $12.60
Fancy evening waists, In crepe de chine,
taffeta, chiffon, chiffon silks and satins, In
pink, white, black, light blue and heliotrope.
Prices. $10.00, $12.50, $15.00, $16.50, $18.00 and
White lingerie waists, lace trimmed, $3.50,
$2.75, $4.50, $5.00, $6.00, up to $12.50 each.
Not gloves manufactured for bargain
counter sales, but our own Importation
from the best and most reliable manufac
turers. PIQUE KID GLOVES 2-clnsp, In black,
brown and beaver, at $1.60 rer pair.
PIQl'E KID GLOVES 2-cIap, first qual
ity, In black, brown, red and beaver, at
$2.00 per pair.
SILK LINED PIQUE GLOVE8-2-cIasp.
in brown and red, with new and nobby
stitching, at $2.00 per pair.
MANNISH STREET GLOVES-In brown
and red tans, 2-clasp, at $1.50 per pair.
MANNISH SILK LINED STREET
GLOVES In brown and red tans, at $2.00
DENTS Own make In Russian calf; I
fixed by the Typographical union for en
forcing Its demands for an eight-hour day.
It Is estimated that there will be about 700
mn out in both cities.
TENTH WEEK OF FEVER FIGHT
Plaarne Is. Slowly Abating; In Mew
Orleans, bat There Are Many
Kerr Cases In Country.
NEW ORLEANS. Sept. SO.-Report of yel
low fever situation to 6 p. m.:
Total to date ....
New foci .....
forty-five new cases and two deaths.
A terrific rainstorm, that temporarily put
many streets under water, descended on the
city today, but as the water was speedily
carried oft by the drainage machines there
was no interruption of the work of either
doctors or inspectors. The death list was
again a source of gratification, pointing un
mistakably to the fact that the type of
fever Is exceedingly mild.
Today completed the tenth week of the.
fight against the disease. With the fever
practically whipped, conferences are now
proceeding in connection with the establish
ment of a permanent hospital, by which it
Is hoped to avoid any further recurrence of
yellow fever in epidemic form. Following
the example of Havana, the fundamental
aid of the promoters is to secure a site
off - Bargains
Silk tafTeta and velour bne-slde effects for
vesting. 4-ln: wide, at U.60, $1.75, $2.28 and
$3.00 a y,rd.
Some pretty novelties In velvet bands at
T6e and, tit a yard.
There are many other exquisite novelties
too numerous to mention. Bee our remnant
box of trimmings,
: For the Horse Show.
. Ostrich boas, lace Jacketa and coats; real
lace Bertha and collars; spangled laee
Ladies' knitted petticoats at $1,00, $1.?6,
11.60, $1.75. $100 and $?.26 each; misses' knit
ted skirts $1.75 each.
- Outing flannel sklrte at 60c, T5o, $1.00 and
$1 . each.
UftnAaAtvifilv emhrnHerotl French flannel
skirts in white, pink, blue and black, at
the New Retail
pearl buttons and new stitching, at $2.00
... Special Linen Moving Sale.
A great saving opportunity In linens on
account of moving In a few days. We will
plaoe on sale a few special items from our
BLEACHED TABLE DAMASK BT THE
li Inch bleached table damask, $1.60
quality, moving sale price $1.00 per yard.
SILVER BLEACHED TABLE DAMASK.
64-inch sliver bleached table damask, 5c
quality, moving sale price 49c.
6FEOIAL . IN BLEACHED TABLE
CLOTHS. Our $2.25 bleached tablecloths, moving
sale price. $1.69 each.
Our ' $8.00 bleached
sale price! tVSS each.
Our, $3.75 bleached
sale price, $2.60 each.
. . MOVING BALE OF SCARFS.
bur . 76c hemstitched open-worked -linen
scarfs in this moving sale 49c each.
Our 90a hemstitched open worked linen
scarfs, .moving prloe, 29C each.
and Douglas Sts.
likely to be most free of stegomyla mos
VICK8BURO, Miss.. Sept. .-Twelvo
new cases of yellow fever and two deaths
were reported, up to $ o'clock this afternoon.
' NATCHEZ, Miss.;;', Sept. 0. A total of
even; cases of yellow fever-wer reported
today, with no deaths. ,
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. $o.T-It was
announced today that Alabama had quaran
tined against the entire state of Mississippi,
the quarantine taking effect this evening at
$ o'clock. " '
PENSACOLA, . Fla., Sept. 80. Fourteen
new cases of yellow fever and three deaths
were reported today. A new city ordinance
requiring property" owners to keep their
premises free' from standing water was ap
plied today, when two arrests were made.
PLACE FOR AN EXILE
(Continued from First Page.)
ber for Drog-heta, and the warm hearted
and redoubtable Dr. Tanner was, when he
abandoned hla profession for political life,
one of the most eminent of the rising gen
eration of surgeons. Mr. John Dillon, as
everybody knows, was intended for the
medical . profession, passed through his
course of lectures and took the degree of
licentiate in the College of Surgeons.
Many stories' are told of the late Dr.
Kevin Jzod O'Doherty. It is said that one
of the judges who tried him for high
treason in 1848 exclaimed in humorous
' "Heaven! How could a man with a name
like that help being a rebel?"
When Dr. tJ'Doherty stcod for the first
time as parliamentary candidate for Bris
bane he was called away on the evening
of polling day to an urgent case Some dis
tance outside the city. On his return he
met some horsemen comina; from Brisbane.
In response to his inquiry an to the latest
new from the polling places and the ques
tion "who's In?" he received the gratifying
if somewhat ungracious reply:
"That damned old rebel, O'Doherty."
GREAT LOCKOUT IN BERLIN
Three Electrical Companies Close the
Gates Against 83,000 Work-
BERLIN, Sept. 30.-A lockout in three of
the greatest electrical companies In Berlin
I began this afternoon. It affects all the fac
tories of the Allgeinelne, the Siemens
Ilalske and the Slemens-Shuckert com
panies except one lamp factory, and throws
about 33,000 workmen out of employment.
As yet the trouble has not affected the
entire electrical industry, but It shows signs
of spreading. The employes of the Berlin
electrical works, which generates nearly all
the electricity consumed for power and
traction purposes In Berlin, met this even
ing to consider a sympathetic strike, but
deferred action until Sunday night In order
to await the result of a conference to be
held Sunday morning between the three
companies affected and the employes. This
conference will be presided over by Herr
von Schults, president of the government
arbitration bureau, but will have no official
character, as the companies refuse to par
ticipate in the appeal for arbitration. They
agreed, however, to meet the labor repre
sentatives In conference with Herr von
Schults presiding. He is an expert in set
tling labor difficulties and therefore it is
hoped he will succeed In stopping the pres
AMERICAN SHOWMAN TAKEN
McCaddoa la Aecased of Vlolatlac
French Laws la Coaaectloa
SOUTHAMPTON, England. Sept. J0.
Josph T. McCaddon. who was head of the
McCaddon circus, was arrested on a war
rant charrina: him with fraudulent hank.
1 djptcy as ha was embarking on the steamer
I Su Louis today bound for New York. The
Pee, October 1, It 05.
at goods, to make
$2.25 and $4 50 each.
A full Una it other knitted goods found
In a first-class department. A large
Una of new and up-to-date sweaters for
ladles, misses and little folk.
Lovers of fine hosiery should not fall to
see our collection of authoritative atyles,
outlined on the broadest and most compre
hensive scale, etqulsit workmanship, ex
clusive colorings, beauty of design and x
eetlene of quality. Latest novelties in
hand embroidered lisle thread hosa at $1.00,
$1.25. $1.50, $1.76, $2.00, $2.60 and $2.76 per pair.
Plain black silk hose at $1.50, $2.00, $2.25
and $2.50 per pair.
Thread silk hose In all the new shades at
$2.60 per pair.
Daintily embroidered thread silk hose at
$2.75, $3.00, $3.60, $4.00, $4.60 and $6.00 per Palr-
t Special moving sale of odd tablecloths
and odd half-doaen napkins.
Special sale of hand-embroidered lunch
cloths, $2.26 quality, moving Bale price,
Our $1.50 bleached table cloths, moving
sale price, $2.98 each.
MOVING TOWEL BALE.
Our 10c hemmed huck towels, moving sale
price 6c each,
Our 16c hemmed huck towels, moving sale
price, 10c each.
Our 25o hemstitched huck towels, moving
ale price, 19c each.
Our 45c hemstitched huck towels, moving
sale price, 25c each.
MOVING NAPKIN BALE.
Our $1.60 bleached linen napkins, moving
sale prlca, 98o a dozen.
Our $2.26 bleached table napkins, moving
sale price, $1.69 a dozen.
Our $4.00 bleached table napkin in this
moving sale, $2.75 a doxen.
Our $4.50 bleached table napkins, in this
moving sale, $2.89 a doxen.
Our Customer's Deposit
Ia for your convenience when shopping.
You may start the account with any aum
that suits your convenience.
We allow 4 per cent, compounded every
three months, in the dally balance.
You have all the economies of a cash sys
tem with all the convenience of any credit
system and your money Is earning interest
Your purchases in this store should be
charged to your deposit account.
You are privileged to withdraw any or all
of your deposit at any time.
This la not a banking business.
arrest had a traglo side, as on board tha
St. Louis was the coffin containing the
body of the showman's Wife, which is being
taken to America for burlat. Mrs. Mc
Caddon died In London last week.
The warrant wasIssued at the request ot
the. French authorities in connection with
the recent collapse ot the McCaddon circus
In France. Mr. McCaddon will be brought
to the Bow street court here for extra
dition proceedings. V
LOOKING FOR A DRUGGIST
Missing Boston Ma Inppnsed to
Kaovr Something; of Salt
BOSTON, Sept. 30. The state and city po
lice are understood to be searching for a
south end druggist in connection with the
Wlnthrop suit case tragedy.
This druggist, who is said to have been
missing for about a week, is thought to
answer closely the description of the man
who bought from Pawnbroker Joseph Berk
man the suit case in which the torso or the
woman waa found. The druggist is alleged
to have associated with physicians who
have been suspected of Irregularities.
This afternoon the police began search
of all the vacant houses In Wlnthrop with
a view to finding evidence that would Show
that the woman was dismembered in that
After a sear h of nearly twe'hty-four
hours the police now express the opinion
that the drug clerk, who Is wanted In con
nection with tragedy hat left the city
without leaving the slightest clew as to
DEAD CRACKSMAN IDENTIFIED
gafeblovrer Killed fcy Officer at Berke
ley, Cat., Is John Canwajr
BERKELEY. Cal., Sept. 0.-J. S. mi at,
cher, an ex-Chicago detective, called at the
office of Marshal Voltmer today and Identi
fied the safe cracker killed by Policeman
I in iib nam w 1 1 ft igur mugs in
West Berkeley on Thursday morning. He
says the dead man la John Conway, a des
perate Chicago safe cracker who waa the
leader of a gang of murderous criminals
in the east.
Thatcher saw Conway In 1901 when be
was arrested for complicity in a safe
cracking job during which the thugs
murdered a watchman who surprised them
at work. Conway tucoeeded in clearing
himself from complicity.
Marshal Voltmer has communicated with
the Chicago police and Will secure pictures
of Conway and also information as to hla
latest movements so far as known to the
DOWIE STRICKEN WITH PALSY
Foaader ot Mob City Strlckea with
Fatal Discus While Enront
CHIC AGO, Sept. SO. John Alexander
Dowte, whp claims to be the reincarnation
of the prophet Elijah, and to have divine
power to cure all diseases haa been stricken
' with paralysis. Dowte is on his way to
i Mexico, and the disease attacked him while
on the train. In a letter to bis followers at
: Zlon City, Dowl announces that he has
1 chosen hla successor, but that the name
i will not be revealed uatii after his death.
GRAVES SHIESHIS CASTOR
Editor of AtUata Dally Mows Is.
aoaneea that Re la m Candidate
for lalted States geaator.
ATLANTA, O., Sept. ) John Temple
Graves, editor of lb AtlanU Dally News,
in an address to the people of Georgia
which will be published tomorrow morning,
makes formal announcement of bis can
didacy for tha United States senate, to
uocaod Senator Bacon, whooe present term
of office will expire in March, IK?
MORE CRAFT IN MILWAUKEE
Pmidsnt of GsnimoB Connoil Indloted on
GRAND JURY MAKES ITS FINAL REPORT
Says City aad CoaaTty OSBeee Are
Honeycombed with Corraotloa
aad Vice Is Itegnlarly
MILWAUKEE, Sept. JO.-Comollus L.
Corcoran, the president of the eom
mnn council of this city, together with
a former alderman and two private citizen,
were Indicted by the grand Jury In Its nnal
sitting, which ended tonight at 10 o'clock.
Corcoran In th only capias Issued for his
arrest Is eharged with selling hay and oats
to the city, which Is a violation of a city
statute which states that no officeholder
shall enter Into a contract to sell goods of
any kind to the city. Frank C. Klode,
president of a local furniture company I
which sold furniture to the county, Is In
dicted on a charge of perjury. William
Murphy, a former alderman, ia charred
with bribery and Fred C. Schults, a re
porter, with bribery. The grand Jury rec
ommended the calling of grand Juries
The number of indictments returned In
the final sitting was twenty-four, Involving
four persons, as follows; ,
Cornelius L. Corcoran, president of the
Common council, twenty counts.
Fred C. Schults, newspaper reporter, one
Frank C. Klode, president of a local fur.
nitnre-company, one Indictment, perjury.
William Murphy, former alderman, two
Vice and Crime Organised.
The total number of Indictments returned
since th Jury convened. Including to
night's batch, will approximate nearly 150
and will affect about forty individuals. In
Its report on the tabors of the summer ths
grand Jury took occasion to say that Its In
vestigation had developed a most surprising
state of affairs, "vice and crime being reg
ularly organised and fostered." The report
Wa doubt if one cltiien In 1,000 knows the
corrupt ways In which the affairs of this
community have been conducted. The ef
fort fully to expose these conditions has
been opposed by corrupt interest and sys.
tematlc resistance of power In efforts to
conceal the truth and encourage crime. tVe
have been hampered by the efforts of wit
nesses to conceal the facts and in many of
these instances It haa been apparent that
the witness was testifying falBely. Our
observations regarding the vice and crime
of perjury Is such that we must charac
terise It as nothing short of outrageous.
Officers Charge Illegal Fees.
The report states that the administration
of the sheriff's office during the last six
years has been Investigated and that it has
been found that after that office was placed
on a salary basis a system of fee taking
grew up at variance within the meaning of
the statute. It recommends that this fee
taking be still further scrutinized and that
th county board take steps to stop this
form of grafting. Many ways tn which th
sheriff's office profits from these fees are
mentioned. Bribery, the report says, Is an
everyday affair. County offices should be
Investigated. The county clerk should not
get fees, but does, and th practice should
be stopped at once.
Th recent raid upon gambling houses
and prosecution of the keepers and Inmates
thereof by the district attorney's office dis
closes that In the city of Milwaukee there
have been for years at least eight fully
equipped wide open gambling houses. The
Investigation discloses, the report says, that
the eight gambling houses raided are per
mitted in the very heart of the city and
without Interference tb conduct common
games of faro, roulette, craps' and poker,
while other gamblers who sought to start
such games In their places Of business were
promptly raided by the police. The Jury's
report says that since 'the starting of the
Investigation of affairs in county and city
in 1903 there has-been a noticeable decline
In "grafting" and other corruptness. Th
Jury recommends that grand Juries be sum
moned periodically to Investigate affairs in
county and city.
WESTERN MATTERS AT CAPITAL
Record of gales ot Inherited Indian
Lands In Nebraska and Booth
Dakota for Past Year.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30.-(Spec!a! Tele-
gram.) During the past fiscal year 10, W
acres of Inherited Indian lands were sold In
Nebraska, netting a sum of $221,(21. Of this
sum 197,048 went to the Omahas, 194,018 to
the Winnebagnes and 130,457 to th Santces.
In South Dakota during the past year the
Indians have sold 29,908 acres, for which
they received $495,624. The greater propor
tion of Inherited lands sold In South Da
kota waa through the Indian agency at
Tankton, 1,810 acres being sold there for
!381,81 The remainder of Indian heirship
acreage disposed of in South Dakota vss
sold by Indians residing on Crow Creek,
Rosebud and Slsseton reservations.
The J. H. McShan Lumber company of
Ranchester, Wyo., Is the successful bidder
for purchase of a large amount of t'mber
In the Big Horn forest reservation, the
price paid was 2.60 per 1,000 feet and the
total amount of the purchase Is approxi
mately 1126,000, being by far the largest
sale of government timber so far made at
such advantageous price.
Postmasters appointed: Nebraska Con
stance, Cedar county, Isadora Hefmaler,
vie A. Sorres, resigned. South Dakota
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SEVILLE PACKING CO.
KEW YORK CITY
Erwln. Kingsbury county, George T. Sny
der. vice Albert J. Hilton, resigned. "
Rural route No. 1. ordered established
December 1 at Fedora, Minor county, 8. D ,
serving 800 people and 100, houses.
Rural carriers appointed for Iowa routes;
Dorchester, route 1, Thomas A. Partaher
carrier, Bernard Schwarshoff substitute;
route t, William Schwanhoff carrier, Theo
dore Schwarshoff substitute; rout S, Joseph'
II. Danaher carrier, Tat rick D.inaher sub
stitute; Pocahontas, rout t. Samuel gchry
vrf carrier, Frank Gllleland Substitute.
AFTER THE LITTLE FISH NOW
Federal Grand Jory Indicts Men In
duced by Williamson and Oessner
to Assist la iJind Fraud.
PORTLAND. Ore., Sept. 80.-Th federal
grand Jury returned an Indictment against
Charles A. Oaves, Erwln N. Waken4
Ora L. Tarkr and Robert E. Fos
ter, charging them with conspiracy
to defraud the government of Its
public land. Graves is th surveyor of
Crook county; Wakefield the former part
ner of Williamson and Oessner and Tarkef
and Foster are two entrymen mentioned In
the Williamson Indictment.
The four men ar accused of having con
spired on October t, 1902, with Williamson
and Gcssner to defraud the government. It
Is alleged In the Indictment that they each
filed on claims on July 10 of that year and
also Induced Sarah Parker, Laura A, Foster
and Monla Graves to file on the same date.
It Is further alleged that they swore falsely
In regard to the character of the land and
their Intentions, the value of the timber and
the Intended dlspoalt'on of the claims. At
the request of Mr. Heney, bench warrants
were Issued for the Indicted men, and
their ball was fixed at $4,000, the same sum
required In all other similar cases.
The federal grand Jury prior to its ad
journment today sent a letter to Mr. Honey,
showing Its appreciation of his efforts for
the purification of the state from land
RARE COINS SOLD AT AUCTION
United States Silver Dollar, Coinage
ot 1794, Brings Over Sixty
NEW YORK, Sept. JO.-Almost 900 sets
of rare coins, medals and paper money
were sold at auction today by Thomas
Elder In the Collectors club. They were
the property of prominent New England,
New York, New Jersey and Michigan col
lectors and brought about $8,000, the high
est single sAle being for $00.80. There waa
an especially fine assortment of American
coins of the colonial and continental pe
riods. Collectors bid briskly for an Oak
Tree shilling of 16&2, and the Lord Balti
more shilling of 18S9. These are extremely
rare. A United States silver dollar of
1794, the first year of Issue, was sold for
$60.50. A Mormon $5 piece was sold to a
local dealer, for $19.50. A $1 gold piece of
1864 brought $24. A Boston collector got
a 1 cent piece of 1793 for Jus.t 4R times
Its face value.
WOMAN KILLS SEVEN CHILDREN
Mrs. Clarenee Markhntn et Cambridge,
111., Murders Her Offspring While
Tstm . v-ll v I start n at.
ROCK ISLAND, III., Sept, $0. Mr.
Clarence Markham of Cambridge, near
here. In a fit of temporary Insanity today
killed her seven children with an axe,
after which she placed their bodies on a
bed, saturated it with kerosene and set
fire to It. She then hacked her throat with
a knife and threw herself bn the burning
bed. Neighbors rescued her, but she was
so badly burned that she died soon after
she had made a confession. The eldest
child was 9 years old; the youngest a baby
Late tonight Clarence E. Markham, hus
band and father of the victims of the
tragedy, committed suicide by eUootlng
himself after tying a rope around his neck
so that it would choke himself to death
In case the bullet failed of Its purpose.
TRIES TO BLACKMAIL MORTON
Man Who Attempts to Extort Money
trom President of Bejultablo
ALBUQUERQUE, N. M., Sept. SO.
George W. Barrett, accused of attempting
to blackmail Paul Morton, president of the
Equitable Life Assurance society, and for
whom the police have been searching all
over th country, tras arrested at Thorn
ton, N. M., last night and brought her
on the charge of insanity. Barrett, It is
alleged, wrote letter to Paul Morton de
manding $5,000. In his possession were nu
merous letters from big trust companies
and railroad magnates showing he had at
tempted to blackmail them. He will be
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PTOMAINE POISON IN OYSTERS
Hundred Doctors, Nurses and Attend
ants In St. Louie Hospital
Taken Violently 111.
ST. LOUIS, Sept. $0, Nearly 100 persons,
doctors, nurses, attendants and clerks at
tha city hospital, were taken violently 111
last night from ptomaine poison resulting
from having eaten oysters. Many wer un
able to perform their duties today, but
none wer seriously affected.
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