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Handsome Japanese silk kimonos at $5,
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Special Dress Goods Sale Fri
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They are tiie most perfect dresa goods at
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They hate rmnle us friends by the hundreds
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Stylish, New Mannish Suitings,
Friday 's Special Closing Out
Price, 39c a Yard.
The appearance and quality of material
In every way equal goods costing more than
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LABOR DELEGATES IN A ROW
FadsrtMon Contention. Znlirentd by Tilt
Betwata Orgtnitar and Secretary. .
PLEA ' MADE FOR WOMEN WORKERS
eilaa. nenewell, and MIssBaraam Ask
for Investigation . of Toadl
'' iloaa Anions; Female.
rlTTSBTRCl, Nor. 16,-The sessions of
tho American Federation of Labor con
vention today, wpro largely , devoted to
clearing away the remnants of the pre
liminary matters, homing reports and pre
paring tor. tli- more direct work , of the
meeting. Today Was the laat day for pre
senting resolutions without the consent of
the convention. . Tho.,only" Incident of the
day s proceedings tending to relieve them
of their ?rutine., -character - was-the tilt
early In the day between Organiser P.
H. "cullenand Frank' Viilty. during which
Scullon wna severely criticised and ac
cused by VulTy of Irregularities.
The morning session - of the. Amer
ican Federation of Labor convention
was quit strenuous.' P. p. Bcul
Icn, a Ubor : prganlier known to union
men in all parts of the Vnlted States, was
severely criticised by Frank Duffy of
Minneapolis,' who took 'exception to yes
terday's action of the federation recom
mending a resolution approving the indus
trial peace association; Delegate Duffy,
who Is' secretary of the Brotherhood of
Carpenters and Joiners, charged, 8cullen
with Irregularities n connection with labor
affairs In.varlous parts of the country.
Presifln't ' OompTf:' announced tjiat the
matter r.uW, .tie fven .attention later.
Objects to VrloU Moaer.
Delegate Johan8en, presented a motion
refusing, donation t 1100. made by H.
C. Prick jfoj- tiie entertainment of the fed
eration, delegates. The speaker said the
money. -a tainted with the blood of the
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.the greatest assembling of
great industries, represented
in the form or advertising,
evor round in one magazine.
This U one reason why
McClure's is called the
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but the other reason is be
cause In its pages are thresh-
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the marketplace the great
question orbusiness honesty.
McClure's demands that
busine-s shall bedoneonthe
high plane orsi triple honesty.
It lives upto that in its own
business pages by insisting
that no article shall be o fared
ror sa.e that its editors can
not personally recommend
to their Mania. ThW bars
patent medicines, whiskies,
cigarettes and Investments
that promise mare than any
legitimate investment ought
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Our enlarged fur department contains the latest novelties in
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as it costs nothing to look.
Special on Third Floor.
All the fancy styles of cotton broadcloth
regular Oc quality, go on special sale Fri
day at 15c per yard.
These are small suiting effects in dark
colorings, all this season's styles.
In needle work and all the newest stitches
In crochet and knitted garments are given
each day In our art department from J
until I o'clock.
Make . an appointment with our Miss
Steenstrup. 'ho will assign you to the
proper classes. She also Instructs In the
new ' "Hedebo" and Hardanger work.
. Materials for working should be purchased
at this store. ,
Yarns, Yarns Second Floor.
Why waste time and .skill using wools
that cling and mat, Which make garments
that do no credit to your workmanship
and do ont give satisfaction either In ap
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An Important Item to knitters also, is
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Lion brand Saxony wool measures 230
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Lion brand Shetland floss measures IK
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Lion brand Shetland wool measures 630
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Lion brand Spanish yarns measure 130
yards to the ounce.
Lion brand German knitting yarns meas
ure 106 yards to ounce.
"Homestead strike and should not be ac
cepted under any ' circumstances." The
motion was vigorously cheered and Jnhan
sen was requested to put It in writing
and present It later to tbe convention for
Letters were read from Governor J. F.
McDonald of Colorado, the Denver Board
of Trade and business and labor organisa
tions, Inviting the federation to meet next
year In Denver. The letters were referred.
W. Moaner, fraternal delegate from the
British Labor Trades' Council, was then
Introduced and addressed the convention
at length on the labor situation In Eng
land. Mr. Mosser delivered an Interesting ad
dress concerning labor conditions scross
the sea, during which he was interrupted
by a cry of "fire."
Immediately the delegates in the rear of
the hall rushed for the doors.. The panic
was greatly Increased when the rear doors
were thrown open and disclosed that the
decoration of the vestibule and stairs lead
ing to the street were In flames. President
Gompers rapped loudly for order and the
delegates became calm. The fire originated
from some unknown cause, but was quickly
extinguished by the janitor. i ' . .
Adjournment was taken until t o'clock.
Aid for Women Workers.
Miss Mary E. McDowell, president of the
Women's Trade Union league and Miss
Gertrude Barnum, secretary, both of Chi
cago, addressed the convention at the after
noon session. Both the women made an
earnest plea., for the adoption of a resolu
tion presented by Thomas L Kidd, re
questing that congress make an appropria
tion to be used to Investigate the conditions
existing among the women workers In the
United Btatea. , Miss McDowell said tlere
wore 2.0O0.000 women hi this country who
were compelled to make their own living.
The members of the union at present are
not as helpful to these as- they should be,
she said, but as female- toilers had to work,
they must either be co-operatives wUh.the
federation members or competitors. The
resolution was adopted.
Will ICdaeat-Prearhers. .
Rev. Btels of Chicago, superintendent of
the department of church and labor of the
Presbyterian Church of America, then ad
dressed the convention. . Rev. Btels then
spoke -of trade unionism and Ita relation to
the church. ' He said:
The organised church and organised labor
stand for the same principles. If 1 thought
the church did not stand for these prin
ciples I would abandon It Immediately.
Trade unionism has accomplished much for
the people of this country and while I un
derstand that untonlHfn is responsible for a
number of evils, its good deeds overshadow
all the evil ones. The ministers of the
church are not well enough acquainted with
unionism and Its principles, and I will say
now that it will be mv alia to teach the
preachers of the Presbyterian faith In
tills country more about the ethics of
unionism In the next year.
David Gllmour of Scotland and William
V. Todd of Toronto, Canada, also ad
dressed the convention.
The motion presented at the morning ses
sion declining the $100 offered by H. C. Frick
for the entertainment of the delegates while
In this city was withdrawn this afternoon
by Delegate Johanssen. He announced he
had learned that the money had not yet
been presented and that It would be re
jected when It was offered, and for this rea
son withdrew the motion. President Gom
pers said the delegates would be entertained
at the Grand opera bouse this evening. The
convention adjourned at I o'clock until to
morrow In order to give , the committees
additional time to prepare their reports.
ftrala Blockade at Kareka.
ABERDEEN. 8. D.. Nov. lS.-(Special.)
There ts a congestion of grain at Eureka
which is causing elevator men and officials
of the Milwaukee road much concern. All
the elevators at that place are full, and one
elevator has commenced to dump on the
ground, and still the farmers continue to
haul the grain to town. Division Superin
tendent Mason and . Charles Hlsalcker, act
ing freight and passenger agent, visited
Eureka to view the situation and have
taken steps to relieve tbe congestion and
enable the elevators to get their grain to
the city markets. The trouble has been
caused by an unusually large crop of wheat
in the region tributary to Eureka and a
Bee, Nov. !. 1M1.
Robe Blankets Third Floor.
The making of a bath robe or lounging
robe Is not a great task. Our McCall paper
patterns make It easy for any one.
The assortment of Robe Blankets we are
showing will satisfy, as you can get Just
what you want.
The colorings are beautiful and the
prices remarkably low.
Cords and tHssels to match.
You can produce a gift that will be appre
ciated. Prices: $1.75, $2,00, $2.25, $--.60. $2.76, $3.00,
$3.60, $4.50. $6.50, and $8 60 each.
One of theae blankets will make a bath
or lounging robe for either lady or gentle
man. Robe blankets for children's robes at 75c
and $1.25 each.
We are ready to serve you with a com
plete tine of new and up-to-date furnishings.
It la not too early to think of your
Xmas list. This department offers many
tempting articles for gift giving.
Bright new neckwear, beautiful qualrty
of silks, patterns to be seen only here.
The four-in-hand Is the popular shape, 50c
Mufflers in plain colors or novelty silks,
both reefer and square shape, we can surely
please you: prices from 50e to $3.50 each.
A complete stock of Hays 4V Gates and
D & P gloves, the kind you can depend
upon for wear and durability; prices: $1.00.
$1.50 and, 12.00 a pair.
New patterns in fancy half-hose, they
must be seen to be appreciated; special
showing at 25c a pair.
shortage of cars to haul It. Railroad offi
cials report that all danger of a coat fam
ine in the northern part of the state Is over
and they have succeeded In ' diverting
enough cars to this section to carry all the
coal needed for the approaching winter.
COMPLETE RETURNS ON JUDGE
Flames Compiled from Reports from
Every County Shows I.etton's
Complete returns from every county give
the following figures on Judge of the su
preme court at the last election:
Letton. ings. Barnes, van.
Adams 156-' 1473 1647 J6
Antelope 1331 8S1 13.16 H8
boyd , ftsu
Box Butte 462
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Cass ......... iti.
Cedar , 12x7
Chase . III.
Grant ., 107
Greeley ...... H51
Hall , 1610
Holt ' 13S1
Keya Paha 334
Red Willow ....
Scott's Bluff ...
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OBCEOLA, Neb.. Nov. l.-Spoclul.)-In
the presence of a few friends, a very
pretty marriage ceremony was performed
at the home of Mrs. Gertrude Dearborn
yesterday afternoon, the contracting Bar.
I ties being Colonel George W. Gregg and
! If C.t.ll TVIIA ... v
Mim. c.icu it iiauu, .uumy juage r tx.
Bail performing the service.
Troops to Protect Boraea.
THERMOPOLIS. Wyo., Nov. 16-(8pe-clal.)
As a result of the blowing up of the
diamond drill outfit of Asmus Boyaen on
the Wind River Indian reservation near
here last week, the government has ordered
tbe. stationing of squada of CniUd States
cavalry from Tort Washakie at Thermopo
II s. Red Canyon and on the Wind river
, Any further attempts to harm Boyaen or
molest his property, even though ha is not
on the reservation, will meet with drastic
military measures. Th identity of the
raiders is still a mystery. Tracks of two
men were found leading from tbe scene
of the dynamiting, but the trail ws soon
lost and the men have probably escaped.
Is daily advanced of the curative powers of
Dr. King's New Discovery for Consump
tion, Coughs and Colds. 60o and $L For
sale by Sherman McCcnnell Drug Cu
RUSSIAN .STRUE WANING
Wotkmti Art No' Diipoiei te Take Up
Cndgl ia Behalf of Poland.
PANIC ON ST. PETERSBURG BOURSE
False Report that Dictator Mad
Been Appointed Rends Government
"ecarltlea Down Many
ST. PETERSBURG! Nov. 17.-2:26 a. m.
Though. the lndustrln.1 tleup in t?t. Peters
burg yesterday was even more complete
than It was Wednesday, and though no
break hss been manifested In the ranks of
the workmen and strikers have broken out
at Moscow and Reval. the most Important
feature of yesterday's developments was
the failure of the walkout to spread gen
erally outside the capital. The movement
apparently lacks the spontaneity and con
tsglousness of the last great strike, which
broke out at Moscow, and dispatches re
ceived from the Industrial centers of Rus
sia up to this hour show little Inclination
on the part of the workmen to take up
cudgels In behalf of Poland.
The factory strike at Moscow, which has
assumed considerable proportions, probably
46,000 men being out. has no direct connec
tion with the St. Petersburg walkout, and
dispatches from the eld capital say that the
railroad men received the request of the
St. Petersburg strike' committee coldly.
The whole great network of railroads cen
tering at Moecow, except the St. Peters
burg, line Is still In operation. At Reval
the employes of the railroad shops struck,
but the reason for the strike Is not stated.
Good Order la St. Petersburg.
St. Petersburg yesterday passed with
complete order. Patrols were visible in nil
tho Industrial quarters and Cossacks were
trotting up and down the Nevsky prospoot
among the swiftly dashing carriages and
sleighs, but the workmen. In obedience to
the orders of the strike committee, kept
generally Indoors and did not .attempt
demonstrations, so that there was no oc
casion for a resort to force to avert trouble.
The strikers forced the closing of the
Moscow railroad station early yesterday
afternoon, stopping outgoing traffic for
Moscow, and at 10 o'clock last night thpy
finally succeeded in closing the electric sta
tions and In cutting off light from the city.
There is a betterment of the agrarian con
ditions. Dispatches from Kusk. Poltavla, Rluan.
Samara and other provinces continue to re
port tho spread of disorders, which In Tol
tava are taking an antl-Jewlsh turn. How
ever, the imperial manifesto regarding the
distribution of the crown domains, which
by strenuous work was finished last night,
will be Issued early this morning, and the
emperor and Count Wltte hope it will tend
to pacify .the peasants and have an Import
ant tactical effect on the coming struggle
with the socialists and other antl-govern-ment
forces In tho elections for the Doumn.
Paalc on Rasalan Bosrie,
A panic prevailed on the Bourse today as
the result Of a rumor that Grand Duke
Nicholas Nlcholalevltch. commander of the
Imperial Guards, had been appointed mili
tary dictator. There was a stampede of
holders of Industrial stocks who hastened
to unload. Government lotteries fell 25
points to 400 and ImperiRt 4s dropped to
83li, a lower point than touched at any
time during the war.
There was an Immense meeting of work
men and Polish sympathisers at the new
theater on the Moka canal this evening.
An overflow meeting was held outside.
Members of the' Polish delegations spoke In
a very temperate tone, declaring that Po
land did not aoeeeptraUon, knowing that
ah Independent Rotund would be an easy
prey for Germany. ' They wanted and be
lieved they were entitled to autonomy and
asked the aid and 06-ope ration of all be
lievers In the principle of self-government.
M. Vouch, chief of Premier Witte's chan
cellory, authorized the Associated Press to
positively deny the rumor' that a dictator
had been appointed. He also declared that
it had not been decided to declare martial
law In St, Petersburg.
Palao Emperor Appears.
A false emperor has suddenly made his
appearance near Penxa and already his
followers number to.OoO. This la the start
ling report received this afternoon In a dis
patch from Simbirsk. Penxa Is In the heart
of the vast region extending westward from
the Volga, where .agrarian uprisings on a
large scale have been occurring, and If the
report turns out to be true that the pre
tender to the throne has placed himself at
the head of the peasantry the government
will soon face, besides its other troubles, a
formidable agrarian rebellion. It required
a year to suppress the famous rebellion led
by PugatichofT, who Impersonated the de
throned and murdered Peter HI In the
time of Catherine II. That uprising was
started In the same region, on the banks
of the Volga.
None of the papers, except the Official
Messenger, appeared this morning, but the
printers of each newspaper themselves
published fly sheets announcing that the
strike was for the purpose of abolishing
the state of Beige, the death penalty and
martial law throughout Poland. It Is now
definitely established that the cry set up
by the socialist leaders against the execu
tion of the Cronatadt mutineers was pre
mature, as their trials have not yet actu
ally begun. ,
Laad I kas ts leased.
LONDON, Nov. 176 a. m A dispatch
from t. Petersburg to Reuter's Telegram
company says that, an Imperial manifesto
granting land concessions to the peasants
was Issued this morning. By Us terms
the land redemption tax payments from
January 14, 19ut, will be reduced by one
half and from January 14. 1907, the pay
ments will be totally abolished. At the
same time the capital of tbe Peasants'
bank is Increased and the bank Is granted
additional' loan privileges with the object
of facilitating to the utmost the purchase
of lands by peasants. . It ia estimated that
the amount of taxation thus lifted from
the peasants by the manifesto will aggre
gate $40,000,000, while the extension of the
Held of operations of the Peasants' bank
will enable vast tracts of crown and pri
vate lands gradually to become the prop
erty of the peasants.
Klac Edward Spralaa Ankle.
LONDON, Nov. It-King Edward, while
shooting In Windsor forest today, tripped
and fell, spraining his ankle. The king
was driven to the cattle, but the shooting
reemployed Japanese Troublesome.
TOKIO, Nov. lb. The number of unem
ployed, following the return of the troops
Will do, I F
you can dig t It.
Is superb, a ad you
CAN Clf est It
from Ihe Hold, estimated at TOO.ftno men. Is
causing uneasiness In view of the In
dustrial depression now prevailing, and the
unlikelihood of a revival In buslncsa in the
ODELL ON THE STAND
(Continued from First Page.)
together with the resolution Increasing the
powers of the committee in continuing Its
Investigations. The dirertArs ordered that
full publicity be given to the report as well
as to the statement made by President Mc
Curdy. The committee recommends that pending
further Inquiry Into the agency contracts
of C. II. Raymond A Co., Louis Thebaud
and Robert H. McOurdy. which were the
subject of extended Inquiry on the part of
the legislative Investigating committee,
that payments be held up, without preju
dice, however, to the agents. Letters from
Raymond Co., from Mr. Thebaud and
from Mr. Mr. McCurdy, asking that their
contracts with the Mutual be Inquired Into,
are quoted. All claim their existing con
tracts were Justified by business condi
tions, but agree to accept any modifica
tion or reasonable change the committee
The committee recommends that at the
end of the present calendar year all com
mission agencies be changed to a salary
basis. It criticises the manner In which
many agency contracts have been made in
The committee recommends as one of tli
matters, requiring Immediate attention
that the cstsblishment which has been
maintained in Albany. N. Y., an the
work that Andrew C. Fields and his ssso
clates have there been engaged in be
closed and ended and that all expense of
whatever nature connected therewith on
the part of the company be forthwith dis
continued and Its repetition prohibited. The
commission asks that Fields, If still in the
employ of the company, be commanded
to return to New York and appear before
the Armstrong Investigation commission.
Her. D. T. Olcott.
COLUMBUS. Neb.. Nov. 16. (Special.)
Rev. D. T. Olcott, one of the oldest mem
bers of the Methodist Epiapocat clergy In
Nebraska, died on board a train last Mon
day afternoon near Pulaski City, Va., while
returnlag to his home here from a visit
of six months with a daughter at Marlon,
Va. He was accompanied on the trip by a
grandson, who notified relatives here of the
tragedy. Death was due to heart failure.
The body arrived here today, lying in
state at the Methodist Episcopal church
for one hour and was then taken to 8t.
Edward for the funeral services.
The deceased was 82 years old and had
been engaged In ministerial work since
1846. His last charge was at St. Edward,
where he served the people four years, and
on account of 111 health retired from active
work In the ministry fourteen years ago.
He had since resided In this city with his
daughter, Mrs. L H. Britell.
Irish It. Wilson.
DENVER. Colo., Nov. 16. Uriah B. Wil
son, a well known fire Insurance agent,
died at his home In this city today, aged
77 years. He was the oldest living mem
ber of Old Timers' association of Tel
egraphers, and. in company with his
father-ln-Iaw. the late William B. Maynard,
founded the city of Ann Arbor, Mich.
Michael Kord, Sr.
Michael Ford, sr., father of Dr. U. J.
Ford, died at his home near Seventeenth
and Leavenworth street at 11:06 p. in. last
night. He was an old resident of the city,
having come here In 1881. He leaves several
children who are well known dare. His
death was due to cerebral hemorrhages. He
was In his 68th year.
Mrs. Edward Stewart.
SIOUX CITY. la,. Nov. 16.-(SpeclaI Tel
egram.) Mrs. Ed Stewart of Emerson,
Neb., died at the Sanitarium hospital this
morning of tetanus. An injury to the foot
as a result of stepping on a rusty nail
WORCESTER, Mass.. Nov. 16.-Stephen
Salisbury, president of the American An
tiquarian society, one of the wealthiest
men In New England and a noted philan
thropist, died at his home here today of
pneumonia, aged 70 years.
Runaway Smashes Patrol Box.
A pair of excitable bronchos demolished
the police box at Sixteenth and Chmgo
alreets last night. The bronchos belonged
to Ike RofTman and Sam Atachuler, the
former living at 1 Burt and the latter
at $14 North Thirteenth street. The two
had been out selling apples and vegetables
in the vicinity of Twenty-first and Chi
cago and left the team standing while
they were disbursing their wares. The
horses started down hill and soon took
fright and ran away. One ran on one
aide of the patrol box and the other on the
other and broke It as fine as kindling
I wood. Both horses were thrown and the
I wagon piled on top of them. Apples were
I scattered all over Jefferson square. Be
fore the owners arrived a number of boys
appeared and soon went away with bulg
ing pockets. One was seen carrying a
large cabbage head. Detective Mitchell
soon reached the place and took charge
of the team and prevented any further
loss of scattered wares. He ordered the
men to appear at police court this morn
ing to answer ror leaving tne team untied.
Driver Gets Broken I.ear.
James Dalton, 1475 South Eleventh street
met with an accident which resulted In a
broken leg last night at 7 o'clock. He was
driving a team for his father and aa he
was turning Into an alley near Eighteenth
and Center street, the wagon upset, throw
ing the young man out. together with the
load of brick. Dalton's left leg was broken
Just above the ankle. The patrol was
called and took him to the St. Joseph hos.
pital. where his leg was set by the police
surgeon and Dr. Berkard.
LOCAL BREVITIES. .
Judge Sears has granted a divorce to
Martha, letsaer from George 8 on the
ground of abandonment and non-support.
Dessa Pennington Is seeking a divorce
from Guy Pennington on the ground of de
sertion and non-support. They were mar
ried at Verdun, Neb., In June. 1903, and
hava two children, of whom the mother
asks to have the custody.
Mary Riley, after being the wife of John
C. Riley for twenty-three years, now seeks
a divorce. Thev were married in Omaha In
1W, and the wife allegea that for a great
nmny years she hns been compelled to sup
port herself by her labor.
A. O. Hunt, dentist, entertained ten of
his professional friends at dinner and a
general good time last night at the Millard
hotel. They made use of the pink room
and enjoyed themselves from 7 to 10:30 c
m. Covers were laid for eleven.
Nellie Campbell, who Is suing Oscar D.
for divorce, has filed a motion to have her
casa advanced for trial. She sets up as a
reason that defendant has not paid to her
the $30 month ordered by the court, or the
$73 aUorney fee, likewlae ordered paid.
Judge Sears has ordered a resale of the
assets and patents of the bankrupt West
ern Anchor Fence company. There was a
sale, laat Julv, but the buyer afterward
backed out. The order Is made In the case
of Frank J. Dennlson against the bankrupt
Reports from the residence of II. P.
Hamilton were more encouraging last
night. Drs. Jonas. Allison and Moore,
who have been attending him In his present
illness, stale that, although his condition
is still very grave, there U reason to hope
that he will recover.
Ida Mitchell has brought suit In the
United Slates circuit court against the
United States of America and Lucy Sher
man to recover possession of certain Indian
heirship lands on the Omaha Indian reser
vation and for $1.frO rental for the same
since she has been dispossessed of them. .
Reeves Pall, a boy of 7. was reported
lost last night at $ p. m. He lives at 319
North Seventeenth street. The police were
looking for him through the evening. He
rode away on his wheel early In the even
ing. At last be was tumid In Coun.il
Bluffs, where he bad net his mind on go
lag for several days past.
MOODY ON PACKERS' PLEAS
Ittorotj Oeoeral Eayi Oarfield Did Hot
Prtmitt Imminity to Witneuei.
TESTIMONY NOT USED BY GOVERNMENT
o . Part of Evidence Sernred
the Secretary Was Submitted
to the Grand
WASHINGTON. Nov. 1. -Attorney Gen
eral Moody today made a statement with
reference to the pleas In bar filed by the
defendants In the Indictment against the
beef packers pending In the district court
He said he believed that the public was
entitled to some accurate Information with
regard to the facts and thst It could be
given without affecting the Interests of the
government or Infringing upon the Just
rights of the accused. The statement con
tinues: Ten separate pleas In bar have been
filed, earn of them Alleging facts which
it is claimed ought to bar the government
from proceeding further in this esse.
Eight of these pleas are based on the
alleged conduct of Mr. Garfield, commis
sioner of corporations, In making an in
vestigation of the affairs of the defendants
In pursuance of the authority conferred
upon him by law, and In special obedience
to the resolution of the house of repre
sentatives requiring him to make such In
vestlgatlon. The resolution under which Mr. Gar
field acted Is as follows:
"Resolved, That the secretary of com
merce and labor be, and he Is hereby, re
quested to Investigate the cause of the
low prices of beef cattle In the United
States since July I, 19o3, and the alleged
unusually large margins between the prices
of beef cattle snd the selling prices of fresh
beef, and whether the said conditions have
resulted In whole or In part from any con
tract, combination In the form of trust
or otherwise, or conspiracy In restraint
of commerce among the several stales and
territories or with .foreign countries; also,
whether the said prices have been manipu
lated In full or In part by any corporation,
Joint stock company, or corporation combi
nation ensaged in commerce among the
several states or with foreign nations; and
if so r lnvesfl-o.e the orvanlzntion, capi
talisation, profits, conduct, and manage
ment of the business of such corporation,
companies and corporate combinations, and
to make early report of his findings ac
cording to law."
Pleas of the Parkers.
Under the act creating the Department
of Commerce and Labor, the commissioner
of corporations had the right to subpoena
and compel the attendance and testimony
of witnesses and the production of docu
mentary evidence, and to administer oaths;
but the regard for all persons who are
subpoenaed to testify or to produce docu
mentary evidence, It Is provided that Im
munity from prosecution shall be given
them, if they obey the commissioner's sub
poena except that they shall be liable for
perjury for giving false testimony.
T. . J1. ln bnr "I've In various forms:
(1.) That Mr. UarflelAdld compel the sev
eral defendants to attend under subpoena
and to testify and to produce documents
(2.) That he waived the oath which he
was authorized to require of them.
(3.) That he promised them for what they
did with respect to giving of testimony
and the production of documents, that they
should receive the immunity provided bv
4.) Tbat the testimony thus obtained
from the defendants was delivered to the
department of Justice and to the district
attorney and by the latter usd before the
grand Jury to obtain the Indictment.
r-.l VL" b.y "I" fv'rnment that Mr.
Garfield did make the Investigation required
ny the resolution of the house of repre
aentatlves, and that he did receive from
certain of the defendants, oral information
corporouo's ' defenda
fnIen8,.hh,.wrver'.'c.ont'ndd by th sovern
ment that the Information and access to
defendant" W" 'Vn volunUrly the
Garfield Made So Promlaes.
.i,ThevfovrTnmRnt dpnles In point of fact
Hefendants to attend and testify and pro
... uKrueiu am compel the several 1
- ....,, ,.,. uriun mm. or mat ne Old
subpoena any of the defendants to appear
before him and testify or produce docu
mentary evidence, or that he waived the
oath which he was authorised to require
of them, or that he promised them anv
Immunity whatever In the premises, or that
any evidence obtained from the defendants
was delivered to or used by the Depart
ment of JuKtice or the district attorney
before the grand Jury which found the In
dictment. Garfleld Testimony Is ot teed.
The attorney general asserts In positive
terms that none of the Information ob
tained by Mr. Garfleld was used before
the grand Jury, and further says that he
is informed by Mr. Oarfield and believes
that at certain stages of the Investigation
the defendants declined to give Information
unless they were put In a position to ob
tain the immunity provided by the act of
congress and required by the constitution
of the United State, and that when such
Instances occurred, acting after conference
with the attorney general, Mr. Garfield ab
stained from pursuing the Inquiry further
and made no other attempt to obtain In
formation, documentary or otherwise, along
After full conference with Mr. Garfleld
the answer of the government will be pre
pared by Mr. Pagin, under the supervision
of the attorney general and with the as
sistance of the district attorney, and will
be taken to Chicago and filed In the court
there next week. .
plea In bar urges that the
government unlawfully seised certain pa
pers of the defendants and submitted them
to the grand Jury contrary to. the rights
conferred upon them by the constitution.
The government denies that It obtained
any reports otherwise than by the orderly
process of subpoena directed to the person
who had the custody of them.
The eighth plea sets up as a defense the
fact that the government heretofore pro-
! ceeded against the defendants by a petition
under tne Sherman art under wliun peti
tion an Injunction against the continuance
of the combination was issued about three
years ago and was affirmed laat winter by
the unanimous opinion of the supreme
court, the attorney general himself having
personally argued the case for the govern
ment In that court, and claims that by tak
ing this action the government elected to
pursue the civil remedies and Is disbarred
from resorting to a prosecution under the
criminal provision of the anti-trust law.
The government admits the facts, but
contends that they constitute no bar to
the criminal prosecution.
The answer prepared by the government
will raise a mixed Issue of law and fact
to be determined, not by the attorney gen
eral or the district attorney, but by the
court In which the proceedings are pending.
The government will reBlst these pleas
and demand a speedy trial of them, but
the attorney general refrains from express
ing an opinion on them, aa it would be
obviously Improper for him to do so while
the questions are pending in the district
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TOKIO, Nov. 1. It Is authoritatively
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