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PRINCE AT CAPITAL
Yiiitiig British Admiral Rsosivtd at
Waits House by FmidanU
BRINGS PERSONAL MESSAGE FROM KING
Sit Higinau DUcauea NaTal Affair, with
SINNER AT THE BRITISH EMBASSY
Sir Etnrj and Mrs. Durand Entertain
Large Party in Hii Hoior.
BANQUET IS FOLLOWED BY A BALL
arrangements for Entertaining- Pfa
tlnitalahril Party Most Klnborato
flnce Vlalt of Prince Hurf
WASHINGTON. Nov. a. 'With great eclat
Rear Admiral Prince Louis of Battenberg
ran received by the president and Mn,
Roosevelt at t o'clock this afternoon. The
prince irt the hearer of a personal mei
ugt of goodwill from King Edward to
President Roosevelt, and was presented to
the president by Blr Henry Mortimer Du-
rsnd. the British ambassador. The presen
.atlon was made the occasion for a brilliant
reception. Tonight the ambassador and
Lady Durand gave a etate dinner to their
listlnguUhed house guest, followed by a
large reception and ball. Not since Prince
Henry of Prussia was a guest of the Ger
man embassy at Washington has a royal
visitor been the recipient of greater honors
than those with which Britain's admiral
prince has been welcomed to the national
capital. Save for the absence of military
honors, the prince's entry to the capital
today was Invested with as much cere
mony as that which made memorable the
greeting to the Prussian prince several
years ago. This has been the busiest day
he has spent since he arrived off Annapolis,
Party learn Baltimore.
Shortly after S o'clock this morning the
prince, with his personal staff and officers
of his squadron, repaired aboard the Yank
ton tAnitrr of the North Atlantic fleet. Cap- I
tain Qherardl and Rear Admiral Evans k
were at the gangway to welcome the Brit- !
iMhers aboard. Captain Gherardl escorted
the prince and the commanding offlcera to
his cabin, where they were Joined by Rear
Arfmlrst Dsvls. commanding the Second
division of battleships; Rear Admiral
Brownson, the commander of the new
armored cruiser division, and Captain Pills
bury, the chief of staff.
The Junior officers of the prince's party
were escorted to the wardroom, where they
were entertained by Lieutenant Brlcker.
Ensign Fremont and Paymaster Crapo. Half
an hour later the "Yankton weighed anchor
and, flying tbe pennants of the British and
American admirals, started up the harbor.
The prince was the life of the party on the
trli. and after a chat with his fellow flag ;
offlcers. Joined the' Junior officers In the denta, 12,000 teachers and 3,000 ministers Is
wardroom- .. ... . I part of the record, of the forty. years of IJa
Captain Gherardl brought , his ship to ! Freedmen's Aid and Southern Education so
anchor well up In the harbor of Annapolis clety of the Methodist Episcopal church,
about 9:30. ' Admiral Evans' barge waa ' according to the annual report made public
iiilctrlv alongside and took the flu officers .
ashore, the Junior officers landing In Cap-
tain Gherardl's launch.
Arrival at Washington.
Admiral Sands greeted the prince at the
boat landing at Annapolis and escorted the
party to carriages, which took them up
across town to the special train that was
awaiting them at the Baltimore Ohio
station, to convey the party to Washington,
reaching here at 10:34 a. m.
At the railway atatlon to receive the
visitors were Mr. Bacon, assistant secre-
tary of state; Captain Brownell. military
aide to the presldunt; Lieutenant Com
mander Key, naval aide to the president,
nnd a number of officers of the United
States navy.' .
The British embassy was represented at
the station by Mr. Walker Townley,
counsellor to the embassy, and Mr. Seeds,
Greeted by President's Aide.
With the British admiral were the four
members of his personal staff and the cap
tains of tba various British ships. In all
an Imposing entourage.
When, the train arrived at the station
Rear Admiral Evans came out on the
reservation platform of the private car
and escorted Assistant Secretary Bacon
and ths president's aide Into the car, where
fhey met the prince. The party then left
ths train and entered carriages. Prince
Louls. Mr. Bacon. Lieutenant Commander
Key and the prince's aide occupied the
first carriage, which was driven directly
to the British embassy.
Tbe representatives of the embassy ac-
companled the other members of the
prince's party to the embassy, while the
captains of the British fleet were escorted
to the New Willard hotel by Cup tain Pot
tar, Lieutenant Commander Chapin. Lieu
tenant Johnson and Lieutenant J. M. Tim
nions, representing tbe navy.
Reception at White Hoase.
Shortly before 3 o'clock this afternoon
Prince Louis and Sir Mortimer Durand ar
rived at the White House in ths am
bassador's open landau. Following In car
riages came the members of the prince's
The party was met at the main entrance
by the president's military and naval aides
and escorted to the Blue room, where a
distinguished company awaited their ar
rival. Jo a few moments the great carved
wood doors swung open and the president
and Mrs. Roosevelt entered. The prince
was prusontsd by Sir Mortimer Durand
and the former Immediately delivered the
royal message to the president. The prince
then presented the members of bis staff
and tba commanding officers of hia squad
ron. Both the president and Mrs. Roosevelt
were markedly cordial and hearty In their
welcome, the president expressing the hotu
thai every moment's vUll of the British '
squadron in American waters would prove
.w. ... .
enjoyabls to them. The president recalled
the generous hospitality with which Ameri
can navsl officers are always received in
British porta. The president and the priuce
then enured Into an emi-ntst talk bout un
various problems of a modern navy. The
prince was Impressed with the detailed and
technical knowledge shown by the preal-
iueot In Ms discussion or various types of
warshioa. The reo-Dtlon lt-a
liour. Besides Vice President Fairbanks
and Mrs. Fairbanks and the cabinet mem
bers aad their wives many aataUles from
the army and navy were present.
Visit to !Havy Department.
Secretary Bonaparte left tha reception
larly and returned to the Navy department
Y ;o assemble the chiefs of the bureaus of
Die department lu his reception room to
' twait the official call of tha prince. They
.Cuotlnjed on SettMnt Page)
EVIDENCE IN SJUDENTS CASE
Plerson Was Maltreated by Rnys Who
Initiated Him lato College
MOI'NT VERNON. O.. Nov. 2. Having !
secured testimony that at IcaM one victim
of hazing at Kcnyon college Paul Barber j
and possibly others, had been- tied to rail- i
road tracks, the Investigation into the death
of young 8tuart Plerson wus continued to-
day by the coroner, j
Plerson was killed last Sunday night by
a locomotive at Gambler under clrcum- j
stances which suggested that he might i
have been tied to the rails.
Today's testimony In the Plerson lno.u-st
developed the fact that the boy was lying
prostrate on the track when the engine
struck him. The witnesses exnmlnrd were
President PItco of Ken yon college, Henry
Beam a student, and W. If. Stump, round
house employe who cleaned the engine nfter
Its arrival at Mount Vernon. The previous
evidence that It was the rustom of the fra- I
ternlty men to tie candidates to the tracks
was corroborated In today's testimony.
President Pierce's examination lasted over
two hours and was severe. He said he saw
the marks on the body described as rope
marks, but believed them to be only part of
the Injuries Inflicted by the locomotive.
A week before his death Plerson. It wns
brought out In the examination, was com
pelled by the fraternity men to crawl the
length of the village, goaded behind by
men with sticks and clubs, and th.it this
treatment developed deep abscesses on his
knees. The bandages which Dr. Workman
placed about the sores were on the body
when It was found.
Newbold t Plerson of College Hill. Cin
cinnati, father of the dead student, took
the witness stand about I o'clock and It
was after 8 o'clock when he was allowed
to go. He was given mod rigid examina
tion and was compelled to describe the
custom which fraternities use when Initiat
ing candidates. He testified thnt his son
left the college alone and he was positive
that he waa not tied on the track. Ho
said that the members of the fraternity
remained at the college almost half an
hour after the boy had been sent to the
bridge before they went after him, and
for that reason ho knew that his son was
not tied. He took all the blame for ship
ping the body to Cincinnati by special train
without first notifying the coroner. At
the afternoon session members of the so
ciety who were in Gambler Saturday night
and who had charge of Plerson's initiation
wo examined. They stated that Plerson
had been ordered to go to the railroad
brla8 lnc that he was not led there
ny one. They said they went after
the boy about a half hour afterwards and
louua nu mangiea nuny on me ormge.
Ten students have been served with sub
poenas to testify at the Inquest tomorrow.
WORK AMONG FREEDMEN
Methodist Society Baa Spent Xearly
Eight Million Dollars In
' CINCINNATI, Nov. S.-School property
and equipment valued at 11,827,000, total ex-
pendltuxe of $7.81,00O. help for JM.000 stu-
The full report will to presented at the
anniversary meeting In Brooklyn, N. T., on
November and 7. The anniversary ad
dresses are to be delivered by Bishops
Moore and Wilson, and the entire board of
bishops of the church will be In attend
ance. The society maintains forty-five Institu
tions among the white and colored people
In the south, and had last year 614 teachers
and 11,560 students. Nlnteen conferences
ln tho 0,,th- 1.980 ministers and nearly
.OW members, are said to be an outffrowth
of the society's work.
WESTERN MATTERS AT CAPITAL
Rural Carriers and Postmaatera
Appointed for Nebraska and
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON. Nov. 3. (Special Tele
gramsRural carriers ' appointed: Ne-
I braska Piiliiyra. route 1, William 8. West
carrier, O. S. West substitute: Waco, route
1. J. A. Bellows carrier. J. B. Robertson
substitute. Iowa Oornlah, route 2, Roy
. O. Stllnon carrier, Harry Fcker substitute;
Lost Nation, route 2, Emmett Yost carrier,
Lester Wade substitute; Marshulitown,
route 4, W. A. Kinsey carrier. Archie Le-
mon "UDBUlul; lorKtown. route .', John
Qren carner- Aionzo ureen euDstitute.
Postmasters appointed: Iowa Dunbar,
Marshall county, Oilman Twetd. vice E. D.
Medhus, resigned. South Dakota, Bend,
' Mead county- AI,oe J- Haselton, vice Ira
Ths president today appointed the follow
ing postmasters: Missouri Lathrop, George
K. Gwathmey. Nebraska Auburn, William
PROF. MITCHELL MUST GO
Methodist Bishops Will Not Allow
Retention of Higher Crttle In
PHILADELPHIA. Nov. 3. The Board tf
Bishops of the Methodist Episcopal church
will Inform the trustees of the Boston Uni
versity 8ehool of Theology on next Monday
that tbe plea of the trustees for the reten
tion of Prof. Hinckley G. Mitchell ln the
chair of Old Testament criticism ln that
school cannot be granted.
Evidence of four students and Prof.
Mitchell's book, "The World Before Abra
ham," formed the basis of his condemna
tion. It Is stated on the best authority that a
heresy trial ln Prof. Mitchell's conference
that of Northern S'ew York may result
now, and It Is further said that the logical
sequence of the ousting of the Boston
' v 1 . jerry ot th,
Northwestern university at Evanston. 111
who has written a book on "The Shortcom
ings of Jesus." is likely to hear from the
Board of Bishops.
FIRE IN CHICAGO THEATER
Blaaa Creates Panic Anion bursts of
A I bam bra Motel in Same
CHICAGO. Nov. I.-Fire which started In
the engine room of the Alhambra theater
tonight about thirty minute after the au
dience had been dismissed created a panic
among the guests of the Alhambra hotel,
which occupies the second and third floors
of the theater building. Several people
made their way to the street In their night
clothes, but nobody waa Injured. The dam
age to tbe theater a as not ov'er 31o.0Cjl
Government leeks to Betover Minaeiota
Lands Obtained Through Frand.
HYDE. BENSON AND t LOVER DEFENDANTS
,,'n ,'" i na-r
on Charge of ' Similar
Offcast In Cnll-
ST. PALL, Minn., Nov. 3. United States
District Attorney Houht today filed com
plaints in the United States circuit court
in which he brings suit against Frederick
A. Hyde, John A. Benson and C. E. Glover
to recover twenty-six tracts of land In
itasea, coke, St. Louis and LaKe routines, i
in Minnesota, which the trio of respondents !
are alleged to have obtained by fraud and
coiusion with officials of the Washington
The three defendants named have already
been indicted In connection with tho Pacific
coast land frauds. A number of Mlnne
sotans are named as co-defendants as hav
ing either purchased the land or stumpngc i
from Hyde, Benson and Glover or from
their agent, C. W.
Clarke, of San Fran-
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The list of Mlnnesotans includes Frcder- I
Ick Wcyerhnuser. Akely & Sprague, the
Itasca Lumber company, C. A. Smith &
Co., Richard Chute, the Leseur Lumber
company, the Felthous Land company,
William B. Hill. T. R. Foley, Thomas W.
Irwin. Alger. Smith & Co. and William
Hovr Trlek Was Turned.
It Is not chnrged that the Minnesota
men now made co-defendants were In any
way parties to the alleged swindle. They
come into the case only because, as Inno
cent purchasers, they now hold land which
the government claims. It Is alleged thnt
the principal defendants obtained the land
by fraud and collusion with employes of the
United States land office In Washington,
namely. Woodford E. Harlan, William E.
Valk, Benjamin F. Allen, forest superin
tendents, and Grant E. Taggart, forest su
pervisor. The plan under which It Is
charged In the complaint that the western
ers defrauded or attempted to defraud the
government was this:
Th fnrwt rfrve set nrnvides that own
ers of land taken for the reserve may ex-' ammunition for the annual target practice) Armour car lines are engaged In the fruit
change it for anv other equal area of the a sufficient allowance for sub-caliber and and produce business.
government domain The defendants would 1 machine gun practice; purchase of range Mr. Reichman precipitated a long general
get western lands ot 1 25 nn acre ersuado finders and other Instruments for fire con- i discussion by bringing his "no Jurisdiction"
the land 'Office men to Include these next to j trol; the Installation of additional search- plea again to the fore,
worthless lands within the reserves, and : light", cable for conducting electric power , Eventually counsel for the car line per
then select In lieu of the lands taken Mln- , to tho various parts of tho fortifications milted Mr. Robblns to answer a query pre
nesota or other p!;ie lands bearing timber . anrt furnishing the essential lines of com- vlously 'j?ut. He said the company Is not
hnn. if nm millions of dollars, munlcatlon and material necessary for the in the fruit or produce business. J. H.
nth-, lh .,mM. tho land or both
was sold and the western men were reap- j
Ing a rich harvest when the United States
began Its Investigation of stone and timber
The aovernment now sues to recover the
land, much of which has on It the best tlm
ber left ln Minnesota.
Forest Supervisor Indicted.
LOS ANGELES, Nov. . Everltt B.
Thomas, former supervisor of the govern
ment forest reserves In Southern' California,
ww indicted 4oday- by -the United-States
grand Jury charged with having presented '
kiiuui jui. .iici -.i.. o
false and fictitious claims for expenses to
the sectary of the interior during his In- j
u tv. ct .nlnst I
t uiu uriu ) , in 1 . M. v. - o .
the former supervisor. The court fixed the
bond at 32,600, which he gave.
CHURCH EXTENSION WORK
Methodist Committee Makea Appro
prlatlon for Missions in Alaska
and Porto Rico.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 3. The general
committee of church extension of the
Methodist Episcopal church today con
tinued Its discussion of the appropriations
to be granted to the various conferences
throughout the country. As a rule the
amounts appropriated were the same as
The committee decided to appropriate
$5,000 for the work of the church in Porto
Rico, with a conditional promise of 31,500
if the church people on the island raised
Six thousand dollars was also appro
priated for church work in Alaaka, which
Is double the appropriation made for that
territory last year.
The committee decided to ask the bishops
to nominate, four additional general secre
taries, from which the committee shall
select two, who will have charge of the
field work, the collection of loans and like
business for the church in the home mis
sionary sections of the country.
LOOKING INTO MUTUAL LIFE
Committee Asks President Fish of
Illinois Central to Aid in tbe
NEW YORK. Nov. 3. Stuyvesaut Flbh.
president of the Illinois Central railroad,
returned to this city from the west today
and received a formal invitation from
William Truesdale and John W. Auchln
doss to become a member of the commit
tee to investigate the Mutual Life Insur
ance company. Mr. Fish was unable to
give u definite answer today, but will make
known his decision early next week.
Messrs. Truesdale and Auchlncloss begun
the actual work of Investigation today by
employing a firm of expert accountants
and putting them at work on the books of
the Mutual company. As soon as the com
mittee is completed it is said It will make
a formal demand on the management of
the company to produce without further
delay Andrew Fields, the head of its sup
ply department nnd whose name has ap
peared in the legislative committee's in
vestigation. HENRY GOLL FILES DEMURRER
Former Cashier of Milwaukee Bank
Nays He Acted lader Orders
MILWAUKEE. Wis.. Nov. J.-Hunry C.
Goll, former assistant cashier of the First
Kailuiinl Lmjik. indicted for embezzlement
of the funds of the bank In connection with
Frank G. Blgelow, has filed a demurrer to
certain counts In the Indictments under
which he Is held. To do so he will with
draw his plea of not guilty entered June 12.
The demurrer contains the significant dec
laration that Goll can prove by Blgelow
that the bills of exchange dated January
30, 1906, and December 14. 1S04. on which the
first and second counts of the indictment
are based, mere drawn by him, "under au
thority of the bank directors, communicated
by Bigulow," and that Instead of abetting
Btgelow ln the other transactions he waa
carefully kept lu ignorance by the bank
president of the Irregular nature of the
sets te was called vpoa to perform.
LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER
Saturday Is tbe Inst roRistrstlon
day In Omaha ami Pouth Oninha.
In order to vote at the coming
election every duly qualified elec
tor must appear personally before
the registration board and have
his name enrolled on the registra
Last year's registration does
not hold good for this year.
Registrars sit from 8 a. m. to
9 p. m.
LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER
Results of Teste of tions an
and Recommendations Are- -Given.
WASHINGTON. Nov. 3. The beurd of
! ordnance and fortifications of the army In
ts annljai report Rays:
Many tests have been conducted during
tho year, under the direction of the board,
of new designs or onensive ana -leicnsita
Hppllarices, tmih for sea const defense and
f lnp vicp of ,roopB ln tn Tlo
nrlnclnal work connected with the sea
coast defense has Included tests to deter
mine the kinds of armor and their angular
presentment against v. hic'.i projoetlles hav- '
fng delay and non-delay action fuses should
be used: the relative value of capped and
uncapped mortar shells when tired at
striking angles of 50 and ?fi degrees, the
distance from the unprotected hull of war
the water to prove destructive nnd the Reichman. for the Armour company. Inter
most efficient shape of shield for moun.B for posed an objection that the Armour car line
rapld-ftre guns. The principal work con- wa8 not entraR-ert n Interstate commerce
nected with the field service has Included . . . , . . .
tests of Intrenching tools and .utomatio Bn1 averred therefore that the commission
pistols. I has no Jurisdiction. Mr. Robblns testl-
Much valuable Information has resulted . fin n support of Mr. Relchman's contcn-frCJ1.,-,..hi!?i"k....
' "on thnt the Armour car lines are not en-
rial assistance in the development of de
signs for aerial navigation, but he hoard
has uniformly declined to give iueh aid
until the deKigns have been brought to a
state of practical operation without tho aid
of the government.
The board recommends appropriations by
congress to provide a reserve supply of
ammunition of at least 100 rotifTds for each
farge caliber gun In the coast defense as
soon as mounted; an ample allowance of
mlnf! defense of the principal harbors.
Adoption of a revised system of f,re con-
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noicriM cno OUIfllfin tnst
ruiOUll run oniUHUU iHUIYIHW
Police Look for Person Said to Bits
Sent Arsenic Through
CHICAGO, Nov. I. Suspicion that, nrsenlo
was put- in Afcndyfeiahlj said, id iiavs
been sent to Mrs. Lina Elisabeth Sangster.
wnose wnereaoouts uie ponce win not re-
veal, has caused an Investigation by the
nollce and state's attorney. Chemists sr.
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testing the candy to discover, If possible lmllar circumstances. Mr. Robblns was the Fidelity and Guarantee company of
what Ingredients of the candy caused the aske1 t0 lve ll8tB ot lclng eta,-1,n" and Baltimore. Md . the proportionate share
severe Illness of Mrs. Sangster's 12-year-old C08t of lce an1 fl"68"0"8 relative to tariffs agreed upon of the bond to the common
daughter. Mrs. Bangster and her daughter on cltruB ''"its. the witness refusing to wealth of Pennsylvania for the Enterprise
recently came to Chicago from Blooming- ' answer on the ground that the commission National bank of Allegheny, Pa., as a state
toni m, I had no Jurisdiction. The book present at depository. These payments totalled 3378.
Mrfc. Sangster. charging alienation of her tbe bearing at Chicago as the Armour 000. Tho .total amount represents the
husband's affection, Is suing for 310,000 dam- telegraphic code book was taken up and greatest possible sum for which the surety
axes a woman druggist at Jacksonville III I the chairman read from It: "Launch bet- companies could bo held ll::ble as equal
Mr. Sangster is a salesman for a candy J
Prof. W. J. Haines of Rush Medical col
lege, to whom a sample of the candy was
submitted, reported to the police today that
a chemical analysis showed the presence ot
arsenic in sufficient quantities to cause
TOPEKA, Kan.. Nov. 3. 3. W. Sangster,
traveling salesman for the Chicago Candy
company, was arrested at a hotel at Law
rence, Kan., tonight as a result of a tele
gram from the authorities at Chicago. lie
Is charged with sending poisoned candy to
his wife, mho gave It to their 12-year-old
daughter, who afterward became violently
O'REILLY SPRINGS NEW IDEA
Will Disrupt Catholic Mutual Benefit
Association or Chang Present
DETROIT, Nov. S.-Dr. Charles O'Reilly
of this city, one of the leaders in the tight
being made to have the Catholic Mutual
Benefit association return to the former
assessment plan Instead of tbe graded rate
recently adopted, which greatly Increases
the cost of Insurance to the old members,
announced today that a secret organisation
within the ranks of the Catholic Mutual
Benefit association has existed for two
years. According to Dr. O'Reilly, it was
organized to work for the repeal of the
increased rate or disrupt the Catholic
Mutual Benefit association, and the doctor
claims it Includes more than half of the
present membership of the society.
"The organization is known as the 'Ex
ecutive Committee of the Catholic Mutual
Benefit Association, Convention of 1904,' "
said Dr. O'Reilly, "and for manifest
reasons the committee has acted privately
If not tecretly. Publicity would have tended
to injure the organization. However, after
Sunday night we're going to work In the
open here. We will, Sunday night, effect
an auxiliary organization ln this city to
act in conjunction with the executive com
mittee and its clientage."
B0YSEN OUTFnMS BLOWN UP
People Object to ills Prospecting on
the Wind River Reserva
tion. CHEYENNE. Wyo.. Nov. 3. (Special
Telegrum.)-A telephone message from
jnermopous lonigm states that a party
of mounted masked men raided the pros-
pecting camp of Asmus Boysen, the Council
Bluffs promoter. In the Wind river Indiun
reservation today and destroyed his dia
mond drill outfit with giant powder.
The raid was committed ln the Owl creek
mountains, thirty miles from Thermopolis.
where Boysen was prospecting under the
conditions oi a permit issued by the In-
t.rior ricnartment. uhlch allom-. v.i. ...
select 640 acres of mineral land prior to !
the reservation opening in June. Details
of the affair cannot be obtained tonight.
Devlin's Fanernl at Ln Salle, III.
CHICAGO. Nov. 3. -The hody of Charles
i. Devlin of Kansas City, whose death
here ou Tuesday recalled his failure during
the summer with liabilities of fo.tf'.ouu. was
taken from Chicago to 1-a Salle. Jll.. today.
The funeral will bv held at Ijl Salle, where
l .- m kw.vho.Ml Uaia
ARMOUR CAR LINE BALKS
President Re fa mi to Answer Question!
Asked by Commerce Commission.
ACTS UPON ADVICt OF HIS ATTORNEY
) Says Company la Sot Knnaaed In
Interstate Trade aad tbat Com
mission Has o Juris
diction. WASHINGTON. Nov. J.-Fresldent Rob-
bins of the Armour car line uud Trafllc !
j Manager Sproule of the Southern T'aclflc ;
I Company declined to answer questions put
' to them In the private car line Inquiry to- '
day, both acting under Instructions ( f their
1 counsel. The examination of Mr. Bobbins
j was Intended to show .that the Armour cr
"- through Armour & Co. or other flrnis,
" mess other than that of
(roads and refrigerating
ts. Mr. Sproule was ex
amined regarding an alleged "pooling con
tract" between the Southern Pacific and
Southern California railroads. . I
When the Information was denied to the J
commission it was announced that the .
hearings would be adjourned indefinitely.
No action was taken regarding the declin
Attorney Silences Witness.
George B. Robblns of Chicago, president
of the Armour car lines, was the first wit
ness called today.
Mr. Robblns had testified that the Ar
mour car line operates 12.500 cars and was
about to answer a query as to the capital
the company when Attorney
gaged In the transportation of carrying
business, but solely In the business of leas
ing cars to railroads and furnishing re
frigeration to shippers. He asserted that
the respondent railroads have no part in
fixing the charges for refrigeration, nor
the car lines any part In fixing the charges
tor transportation. Issue was taken by At-
torney Barry with the testimony of witness,
Mr. Barry said he would show that the
Call of Los Angeles, who has assisted Mr. ;
Barry and who also Is acting for California
i.u.i . v..
amlnatlon and, under Instruction of coun
sel, Mr. Robblns declined to answer a num
ber of questions.
Again Refuses to Answer.
President Robblns resumed the stand this
afternoon. Mr. Barry asked as to the
average cost of refrigerating cars. Ths
witness, contrary to the ruling of the chair
man and under instructions from -counsel,
declined to answer. '
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', nt curs, the a vera ere Ufa of lira and
Questions as to the average dally move-
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the ba8'8 on whlch the ".eg or
cnargeH were oui aiioweieu u.mur
ter ""'Se rebate," then asked what this
meant, mis aim an uincr quoiuuua were juage uianam, legal aaviser 01 uompiroi
not answered upon advice of counsel. Then ler of the Currency Rldgeley. said today
Mr. Robblns was dismissed from the wit-1 that the shortage In the Enterprise National
William Sproule. traffic manager of the
Southern Pacific ' company, testified in re-
latlon to Its contract by which the Armour
car line supplied hia road with refriger-
ator cars. Attorney Dunne advised the
witness not to answer any questions ln re-
lation to ai contract between the Southern
Pacific and Southern California railroads
for the maintenance of rebates on the
ground that the present Inquiry concerns I
refrigerator charges and not transportation j
rates. The commission Instructed Mr.
Sproule to answer, but he declined. Com- i
mlsslonor Prouty declared the contract to
be "a pooling agreement."
Tbe witness refused to say whether the
contract Is still ln effect. j
Terminal Charges on Live Stock.
The Interstate c-ommcrce commission, in
jlaM.Inn ' announced todfiv In 1 ho llvr.
stock terminal charge cose, holds that the
delivery of cars of stock to the Union stock
yards in Chicago, which was done without
a charge additional to the freight rate, was
In no sense a gratuity, having buen In
cluded in the rate; that outside of th,e ex
oIoAa.i territory a terminal charge for de
livery to the Union stock yards ln Chicago
of 31 per car ts reasonable and that the
terminal charge of 32 per car. exacted since
June L 1894. is unreasonable. Tho com-
mission retains the case for further pro-
ceedlngs In ths matter of reparation.
Texas Cattle Rate Unreasonable.
The Interstate Commerce commission to
day announced its decision in the ouse of
the Cattle Raisers' association of Texas
against the Missouri, Kansas At Texas
Railway company and others In relation to
the advance ln rated on cattle from points
north of the Texas quarantine line. The
commission holds that the defendant's ad
vances ln live stock rates during 13 were
unjust and unreasonable to the extent of
such advances. :
ANDREW HAMILTON IS ILL
Wanted ns Wltscu in
York Has Inflammation of
NEW YORK. Nov. 3. Andrew Hamilton
of Albany, whoso name has been the sub
ject of testimony before the New York
ic-tuiativ committee to Investigate life
j insurance, is detained in London by 111-
' n.t. His wife, who arrived here today on '
I th -learner Cedrlc from Liverpool, said
I ti,at Judge Hamilton had been 111 with
..lil. ir.,t that she. rii.l nnt Lr.nm: wh.-n
he would return to this country. Neuritis
is an Inflammation of the nerves.
CAJALITY ON FOOT BALL FIELD
I M 1 MUI 1 1 W ' nww i ILLU
I verner Wise. Member of Chicago
High School Team, Killed in
CHICAGO. Nov. 3. Verner Wise. 17 years
old. was fatally Injured in a foot ball game
this afternoon between two high schools,
wise tackled another player and his head
was beneath ths other boy when they came
m the eround. Death resulted from In lnrv
ta tli Sliliul cord
THE BEE BULLETIN.
1 Prlnee Kntertn tneri by President.
Snlt Asralnst Timber Rnrons.
Armour Car Line Attorney Ralks.
Amnesty for All Russians,
a Arrested for Matllatlnar Cilrl.
.1 Vni from All Parts of Nebraska.
llnallnu Una Disastrous Fire.
4 Knox at Founders' Day Banquet.
t.erman Treaty to Come Soon.
8 Why Missionaries Were Killed.
Affairs at South Omaha.
6 Silver Service for Battleship.
Commercial Hcvlevr of the Week.
T .Money for Kna-lnrer'a Department.
Man Mill Ross In Printing; Office,
n llonlkr to Be Berry's Successor.
Omaha Jews Are tu Celebrate.
Noted Mra on Bar Program.
11 In the Polities! Arena.
13 Financial and Coinmrrrlnl.
IS Council Rluffs and Inna Sews.
Forgeries Cause Hank to Close.
Temperature at Ouinhn Vesterdayi
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STICKNEY ON RATE 0UESTI0N
President of Chicago Kreat Western
Saya C ongress Will Pass Kscli
KANSAS CITY. Mo., Nov. S.-A. B.
Stlckney. president of the Chicago Great
Western rallW.v, who was In Kansas City I
today on his way to Galveston, is quoted as.
saying that President Roosevelt proposed i
rate bill will pass congress. I
"I believe that the Ksoh-Townsend bill j
will be adopted bv congress." said Mr.
Stlckney. -But I do not believe It -ltt""".uw ",u ,u" nl" ",n f"nl wr"
make any Immediate appreciable difference
to shippers. Yet, as a national declaration
of principle, it means everything. 1 The
president's recommendation means. In ef- '
l feet, that when the shipper disputes th I
fairness of a railroad rate the two parties i
shall go before an arbitration tribunal
whose decision shall become a common rule :
for tho kind of frelpht In question. The j
other method, that of going to law, is hope
"The real objection of railroad men to
the appointment of any tribunal is a whole
some distrust of the sort of men who may
be appointed. The position should be one
of dignity with a life appointment similar
In Its terms to that of the United States
supreme court. If appointments of that
sort could be guaranteed, I believe that the
manager of every Important railroad ln the
country would endorse the measure."
TRUST COMPANIES PAY STATE
Sureties for Pennsylvania Later Ex
pert to Get Money Back front
y '.l?.' "or.' waB r
mndn to State Treasurer XV. 1. Mathno.
nrrTati win ' v . . . . . .
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by he Equitable Trust company, the Mer-
cnu. iru company, oom or mis city
bank will be greater than 31,500.000. New
liabilities are being discovered ln the course
of the investigation, and no one can say
when the last debt of that bank contracted
by the cashier shall have been discovered,
"$0AP" FAILS TO DO WORK
Bind Md Guar Man Who
CnnsTht Them nt Their
CINCINNATI, Nov. 3. A Times-Star spe-
clal from Washington, Ind., says that four
cracksmen, no doubt the same men that
robbed the bank at Sanborn Wednesday
night, visited the Odon bank, fifteen miles
nxt of Sanborn, last night and were onlv
frustrated ln securing 3n,000 ln cash by the
nitroglycerine blowing loose the bottom of
the safe before the doors were forced open
Jacob Hodge came by the bank at the
time the cracksmen were at work and was
seized, bound hand and foot, gagged and
guarded by an armed man until the robbers
fled from the city. Hodge says the men
were not masked and that they were strung.
! to him.
PRINTERS COME FROM ENGLAND
: Canadian Typothetao Importing; Men
to Take Places Vacated by
WINNIPEG, Man., Nov. 3. The Canadian
typothetae hus begun to import printers
from England to break the printers' strike.
Tho typothetae wus unuble to get printers
ln Canuda to take the places of the strik
ers, although union wages were offered for
eight hours' work under open-shop condi
tions, consequently cables were sent to
England to send men to Canada, and lust
week fifty-five left London for Canuda. A
member of the tvrjothetue stated tnrinv th,. t
I every week printers will be sent out from
England until the required number is se
w J cured.
! TRAIN STRIKES DYNAMITE
Missouri Purine Passenger Demol.
ladies Wagon Carrying 8.0OO
Pounds of the Explosive.
8T. LOUIS, Nov. 3. Speeding along at
twenty-five miles an hour a Missouri Pa
cltlc passenger train struck and demolished
a Wagon containing pounus Of aviltt
mite at the Spring avenue crowing today,
killing tbe mule attached to the chicle.
! There was no explosion.
Ocenn Vessels Nov. 3.
At Genoa Arrived : Republic, from New
yt f'onta uei utna-Arrived:
At Liverpool S.illed : Arable, for Boston.
At Havre An Ivc-d: La 'i'ouralne, irom
At London Arrived: Hungarian, from I
At Glasgow- Balled: Numldlun, for Mon
' York: Brooklyn, from New York. Balled:
At Ntples Arrived: Blclliu. from New
Madonna, for New York.
I At MOVlliC CHMICU. I UltlVIUU, 1UI JUUU-
i ti es I.
MIXESTY FOR ALL
Ukase Announcing Fardon for Folitioal
frissnera Signtd by Czar.
FRESS CENSORSHIP IS ABOLISHED
Bus-ian Faptri and People Free to Publish
What Tbey Flsais.
AWFUL CONDITIONS IN INTERIOR CITIES
Thonsaad Killed and Ten Thousand In
jured in Las: Twenty.Four Hours.
QUIET PREVAILS AT ST. PETERSBURG
Cossack Patrols Are Everywhere aad
Many Houses Are Barricaded
.Newspapers Will Appear
ST. PETERSBURG, Nov. 8 Tho amnesty
manifesto was signed this afternoon. The
censorship throughout Russia, was abol
ished. not only the newspapers, but also
in the case of private telegrams. The
minister of the interior has notified the
editors that the regulations for the con
trol of the press are no longer In force.
Count Witte Is having trouble in forming
a cabinet on account of the lack of liberal
support. Senator Konl has refused the
portfolio of Justico and Prince Eugene Trou
betskoy, brother of the late rector of the
Moscow university, is said to have not
, . 1 ' 1 "-"" ministry
11 P' ni-A" 19 "ulct hrre- Thcr
"mP at holding processions and tho
f OBS"c r,a'rol8 ar8 everywhere. Shops
hav bep" barricaded and communication
wi' frontier has been restored by
rnl,way- 1 he newspapers will appear to-'
nas Deen agnin put in operation.
Today Count Wltte and Prince Obolensky
received the leaders of the progressive
constitutionalist party. Including prominent
members of the municipality.
Anti-Jewish disorders are reported from
Theodosia. where a number of Jews and
others were burned to death, in a revolu
tionary outbreak In Kostroma many were
killed nnd wounded. Rioting and antl
Jewlsh outrages occurred at Bars toff, whero
many shops were plundered. A bomb was
thrown during the conflicts between rioters
and soldiers and several were killed or
A dispatch from Bostoff-on-Don gives
the official figures of Wednesday's rioting
as thirty-four killed and IN severely In
The decision of the strikers to call off tho
strike at noon was received with Joy by
all closes of the population, as the absence
of newspapers, electric light and other
conveniences of life is severely felt. The
railroad men, however, resolved to continue
the strike, which entails a continuance ot
the high prices of provisions.
A great demonstration Is promised for
Sunday when the bodies of the victims of
tho conflicts Ajt Tuesday will be interred..
The strike committee sent a deputation to
Count Witte today and Informed him tbat
the workmen would preserve order at tbe
Manifesto to People.
All the regulations heretofore Issued to
the newspapers by circular for their gov
crance have been withdrawn and the chief
of the press administration has been pro
hibited from further Issuing such regu
lations. Another appeal to the people In
the shape of an official nolo was published
this morning. It says:
After tho manifesto of October 30 had
laid an unshakable foundation for the de
velopment of Russian Hie on tho basis of
legality and Justice, participation In street
demonstrations hus a signlilcunce alto
gether different from that attaching thereto
previously. It can only encourago disorder
and llio presence of pupils of the middle
and lower educational establishments
among the domniistrants Is niuchto be
condemned If only un moral grounds. Un
less the attention of society be now directed
to tills fact the ttttte Is threatened with
dangerous increase in tho number of people
whose respect for authority and order Is
being radically shaken while they are still
in the school room. The government
therefore calls upon all cltls.-ns to exercise
self-control and to devote themselves I
quietly to their avocations.
Anniversary 'of Kiiiprror'a Accession.
The national holiday in celebration of the
anniversary of the emperor's accession to
the. throne wus marked by the formal rais
ing of tho general strike ln St. Petersburg.
While tho railroad strike hus not yet boon
''''dared oft muny of tho railroad men are
returning to work und trains are being got
ten through. The populace Is calmer.
Deplorable rioting in the provinces Is still
in progress and especially In tho south.
The most horrible stories of massacre and
pillage by mobs and attacks upon Jews
continue to pour in. The news from Odessa
is meagre, but enough has been received
to show that the city for a time was prac
tically in the hands of a mob. The num
bers killed or wounded are not definitely
established, but tbe London report that
G,M were killed or wounded is undoubtedly
a very great exaggeration. Ths situation
at Kieff Is also grave.
The spasm of lawlessness and revolution
ary manifestations which everywhere sig
nalized the promulgation of the constitu
tion played into fhe hands of Count Wltte's
enemies at court, who, momentarily over
thrown, are ugaiu beginning to talk of the
necessity for tho sterner measures of re
pression to prevent the whole country from
being drawn into a vortex of a revolution.
Uueeu a Reactionary.
There Is no truth lu the rumor clrculuted
In certain uuurtcra that the empress hus
fled abroud. According to reports the reac
tionaries have u powerful ally in the em
press, who desires the autocratic power of
the F.oiiiunofTH to be handed down unim
paired to her bori. The St. Petersburg mn.
niclpality has sent the following to the
Tho city council greets with delight the
welcome freedom granted to the nutiun and
firmly believes In a great and bright future
for our beloved country. Long live the em
peror of tli" free Russian nation. ,
Sltuntlou Continues Serious.
LONDON. Nov. 4. All Russian dispatches
still are suffering considerable, telegraphic
delay. Btlll tho ukase has not leen gen
erally published. It will probably be pub-
llsbfd tod iy or Sunday. Many correspond
ents In f d ssa and elsewhere report danger
J and difficulty attending the dispatch of
their reports nnd they are obliged to seek
the uld nnd protection of the military. All
the dl.il atchi a received here go to confirm
the continued eel InL'incHS of tho situation
throughout Russia, especially the anti
Jewish exeeea .
The Dully Mail's O.lessa correspondent
gives an unconfirmed report tlittt Klschlncfr
has been absolutely destroyed by tire. He
suvs that the thn suburbs of O-lessa -
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i been completely devastated.
TtlC Ku rf correspondent of
puLer says that the Biltlsh eonsulate has
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