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ESTABLISHED JUNE 19, 1871.
OMAHA, SUNDAY MOKNINO, FEBRUAIIY L5. l'Hwi-FOn. SEtTlUNS-TIIIHTY PAGES.
SINGLE COPY FIVE CENTS.
JAPAN IS INDIGNANT
Book on Late War by General Hamilton Not
Pleasing to Wanders.
LAW, OF HOSPITALITY IS VIOLATED
Little Brown Men Besent Criticism bj the
British Army Officer.
WAR OFFICE AT LONDON ALSO BLAMED
Publication Gould Hare Been Prerented by
Those in Office.
FRIENDSHIP WITH AMERICA GROWING
la Some Quarters Alliance with
I tiHrd fMates Rather Than with
Ureal Britain la Relieved
TOKIO. Feb. 24. Spe tat Cuhlegtam to
The Br.) It appears to be almost im
possible for the English and the Japanese
to understand each other and nm' time
the much talked of Anglo-Japanese alliance
may snap In an hour. this difficulty i
wrh ips due to the fact that It Is not given
to the westerner to understund the subtle
ness of the Oriental mind. Scarcely hart
the difficulties which have arisen out of
the telegram misquoting General Terau
chi. making It appear an though lie had
stated that he wa going to negotiate
with England to augment It navy in
view of the proposal for n military con
vention under the renewed treaty of al
liance, and of the apparent Inadequacy of
the British defense In India, been smoothed
out by the statement that he did ( not say
If. difficulties which caused storms of pro
tests to go up from the British allies of
Japan, than a vast deal of indignation has
been aroused In Japanese navy circles over
the publication of Sir Ian Hamilton's
reminiscences of the Russo-Japanese war.
Copies of the work have been received
here. The Indignation of the llrltish offi
cers because General Terauchi. the minis
ter of war at the time of the meeting of
the budget committee of the Japanese Diet,
when questioned hy Mr. Oishl. the leader
f the progressive party, replied that If
at any time In the future Inquiry might
leud Japan to express it views regarding
the British army it would not hesitate
to do so. according to the terms of the
treaty. Every one now admits that Gen
eral Terauchi had a perfect right to reply
as he did. But the Indignation of the
Japanese officers regarding General Sir Ian
Hamilton's reminiscences of the war know
Sir Ian Hamilton went to the war !n
the far east as the representative of
Great Britain and as the guest of Japan.
In publishing hla "Staff Officers' Scrap
Book." which is nn open criticism of
Japan' methods. It Is held that he has
at least .violated ' Japan's hospitality. If
he has not strained the "military" or
"fflclal aecreta" laws of Great Britain.
What makes matters even worse la that
the British War office and . . the . Rrilialt
Foreign office must share the blame, since
the "Staff Officers Scrap Book" was ad
vertised some time before It appeared, and
the authorities had plenty of time to stop
It if they had wished to do so.
rrasorahlp la Criticised.
For Instance, referring to the censorship
established by the Japanese. he says:
"Nothing makes Europeans and. perhaps.
especially Americana, more mad than to
feel that they have been cleverly played
upon. Personally. I have never much
minded when my requests for particulars
have been responded to by generalities,
generalities and banalities, for J have
found some of those red herrings to have
an excellent savor."
Regarding the military ability of the
Japanese. Sir Ian Hamilton says, among
"There are not many enmmandera who
, have resolution enough at the end of a
terribly anxious night and morning to re
Jeet a series of plausible arguments for
leaving well alone. I have heard Lord
Kitchener remark under similar clrcum
stances, 'Tour reasons for not doing what
voit were told to do are the best I ever
heard; now go and do it!'
"Kurokl, however, determined that.
tha main position had been carried. It was
not desirable that further heavy sacrifices
should b imposed on the troops by a
direct attack upon the rear guard, and he
authorised Major General Nlshl to stand hy
and do nothing pending further orders. It
was a pity, but no doubt it Is a very ex
ceptional man who Is able to detach his
iiUnd from the terribly Impressive 'now
of a hard fought field Into the 'then' of
the far future. Yet this Is necessary to
full comprehension that what may seem
navy runner sacrinces at such a mo
ment may be literally trifling compared
to the ultimate sacrifices which may have
to be paid fur an Incomplete victory for
a thrust only half driven home
"On April 25 the Japane stood, and
knew hey stood. In overwhelming force.
only separated by tm-o rlvera from their
enemy. Nothing, however, would Induce
(hem to make the plunge until they had
completed their most minute preparations.
I-et the Germans admire this if they will;
It is not the principle by which Marlbor
ough, Napoleon or I.e won their reputa
Ion. On the day they niet-t a flrst-claa
general this passion for making ll things
uhsolutely safe may lie the ruin of our
cartful little friends."
Friendship for tailed Ota Irs.
These things. added to the protest of
Baton Buy E. Matsu. regarding his treat
i. ic til on N xnl the North German liner
Kitten, hr , nude a profound Impression
here. Tl j Baron . 8up K. Mutsu de
clared that lie would not enter Into any
controversy with the officials of the North
German line, accepting for what they are
worth tha statements of tho managers
that they could not assign him first place
ut the captain's table because It was al
ready occupied before be came on board
by some distinguished Germans, it la felt
mat uie union, wno la writer, a states-
man and a traveler, would not have made
complaint if he had not found th coikII- OI,l' to bol und ho,'a- bu' Include every
lions uf traveling In Europe intolerable. ' ,evriptlou of footwear Into the compoat
Tlie feeling here Is growing not only ! ,lon ut wllku Jcatuer enters. For some Ume
.igtlnst the English allies of Japan, but ' an "'ulou ha ' going on in
against ull Europeans. This fact slone-i fvor ot lM'lud ctlou of this character,
will prove that the disagreements are 'om ot t!:t s'l',u UKlt und "ho ur"' ho
not ihe outgrowth of political conditions, j b"v brunch heps scattered over the coun
slrie Japan perhaps understand lietler ' ,r" favo,ln the movement. Among these
than any other country the tension which ! my mentioned Messrs. Freeman. Har.
has existed between England and Ovr ! dto Willis, who have about 4uo shops in
WhlU there is a growing unfriendliness
tow. .id official England, there r.pwars to
W a growing friendliness toward tlx
I'lilted Stales. Kji inslam e the TokW
uk w papers only laugh at people fur clr
culi'.tng tha reports that Japan was be-
(Continued on Second Pag.)
RAILROAD PASSES IN ITALY
Free Transportation aad Beduced
Itatea Cause liiardsaloa oa
Raaka of Tiber.
ROME. Feb. 24. (Special Cabelgruui to
The Bee.l It.ily. like the I'niled States. Is
In the thr.M j i,f a free pass agitation. O.
what makes the situutlon so difficult ,
deal with here is the fuel that the rail
road are in many Instance owned by the
According to t lie latest decisions of the
officials In charge of the state railways,
many changes In the free pass system have
already been made. The. privileges of free
passes will still In- given to all senators,
deputies n Dd their tamllles. The term
family in this and in other cases is held to
comprise wives, mothers and fathers or
grandiarents, sons up to the age of 25. un
married or widowed daughters and daug-ters-in-law,
as well as two servants. It
will be given to the wives and widows of
all Knights of the Order of the Annunzluta
and to a few court officials, under
secretaries of slate who are not members
of Parliament, the president and the scc-
tlpnal presidents of the councils of public
works, railway functionaries and ex-func-tionarlcs
above a certain rank and to the
first secretaries of the prime minister and
minister of puolic works. It should be re
membered that the railway pass of a sen
ator or deputy carries with It the rights
to a reserved carriage. Free passes upon
particular railways or portions of railways
are given to officials and functionaries con
nected with liiein or with oilier railways
apart from actual members of the railway
administration; also to orphans of railway
agents for the purpose of instruction.
In aod.tlon, Italian journalists and cor-
respjudents of the chief foreign news
papers have a right to three railway
tickets at reduced latcs in the course of
the year, and to one free ticket In the
limu period which will also be available
for their families. The minister of public
works has in addition thu right to issue,
every month dixty gratuitous tickets cuch
uvaliable for live people for a single Jour
ney, and I'jn tickets every month at re
duced tale, which may be given to persons
who have deserved such privileges by rea
son of services rendered lo the Mute or
the railway. Thi order, if enforced a II
stand, will greatly rent I let the number
of gratuitous travelers.
LORD ABERDEEN IN IRELAND
Wife of Lord Lieutenant ! l'onlar
vtlth the Tradesmen In
Hl'HLlN. Feb. :'t. iSpei lal Cablegram
to The Bee.) Lord Aberdeen, who has Jusi
made I. is state entry Into Dublin us lord
lieutenant for the second time, breaks tins
record in being appointed to the lord
lieutenancy after a longer interval from
tils resignation of the position, a lapse of
nearly twenty years, than any of the
other noblemen who have twice held the
Irish vice royalty.. In another lespect Lord
Aberdeen breaks the recoid In Irish vice
regal annals, as being the only viceroy
whose terms of office have been comprised
hi two different centuries. Lord Sydney
was lord lieutenant of Ireland for one
term of office from 16S2 to 1701. In different
ewwiir- aTTjrird- .-orniHirirs,the---TOM '
lieutenant of the Union, held the position
from I7M till 1WI. In different centuries.
Lord Alerdetn's Dial term of office, from
February 10 till August S, 1&6. was of
course 'wholly comprised within the nine
teenth century, and It Is absolutely cer
tain that his second term of office Kill be
comprised wholly within the twentieth
No matter what may be said for or
against the wisdom of arranging for the
return of Lord Aberdeen at this Juncture
In the history of Ireland, there Is not
the slightest doubt ns to the personal
popularity of Lady Aberdeen herself. Tho
tradesmen of Dublin have never forgotten
Lady Aberdeen's endeavors to stimulate
Irish trade and Industry. Since her return
she has stated that she is delighted to find
that her efTorts were not thrown away,
and that the movement which she assisted
has been growing since and taking a
wider scope. The countess expresses her
gratification that the Industrial revival Is
much more than a fashionable affair today,
that It has become a great and a popular
movement, with many modes of activity
and many sources of strength. Her sym
pathy Is finding fresh opportunities for Its
working. It is cordially reciprocated, and
she is welcoming many of the friends
which she made nearly twenty years ago.
TAKIFF WAR IN SMALL THINGS
Haaaarlaa Women ol Permitted to
Sell Farm Prodaee la the
M laa Capital.
HKI.GR A DK. Feb. -(Special Cable
gram to The Bee.) The tariff war between
Austria and Servla led to a lively scene In
the market place here the other day. As
Servian pigs und cattle are not permitted
to enler Hungary, the dealers who cross the
Danube lo sell eggs, cheese and vegeta
bles In tho market were forbidden the use
of their usual stands. The saleswomen
remonstrated with the police officials on
duty, hut without avail. One of them was
informed that an apple which she had sold
had produced un epileptic fit cauliflowers1 1 '"" ,ur """
were suddenly discovered to' conceal ihe 1 fo,e lhHl' rrlv"' nd ,hat theT
germs of cholera and butter lo have pro- ! ,,lrall,t ln, """"t'ons on their entry Into
duced acute rheuiutisni. When the women 1 cp-d- Thrr wiU thu danger
furious at the excuses which had been I ot 'u"11''" '"a stranded on the other
trumped up, appealed to tho public, they ' :,,e'
were told that the cases of wine p,t re- ' That by following these lines on a large
ported wei-e far lesg grate lhan the public 1 '' u treat ly reduce the poor rates
danger of Austrian vegetables to Servian "1 Xhe ''to" dlstricta. "d that, there
consume! . They mere finally obliged to fore- ' nilght be advisable to consider
cro-s the river without being able iu .lis- arnnta in aid of emigrating suitable aub-
pose of their supplies.
LEATHER FOOTWEAR IS HIGHER
Retail Hoot aad Khur Shops
(irrat Britain Hals Their
Ui.NHON, Keb. 34. i Special Cablegram lo
The Bee.l-The gn-al retail boot and shoe
firms of this country are quietly raising the
prices of the finished pnducis at least lo
' or 15 r ct,u- Th '"vreasee apply not
'various portions of the Lulled Kingdom'
Mraars. Steud tt Simpson, with iu ahops.
and Messrs. Ully at Skinner, mhose
brunches number about luO.
It is alleged that the cause of the move
ment is the enormously Increased oust of
leather. Comfiared with the ten years ago,
the manufacturers and retailers complain
the price has Increased So per cent.
PLAN OF ROTHSCHILD
Assisted E"' vVom Tottenham 8tart
, ' vlu Home This Month.
.-AND FOR WORKMEN IS NOW ACTIVE
Ken and Women Needed to Develop the
New Northwestern Lands,
OTHER EMIGRANTS MAY BE ASSISTED
If First Lot Repays Advance Others. Will Be
JOHN BURNS PROVES CONSERVATIVE
Objects to Kxpeadltare of large gam
of Money to Create Iadastrlal
Colony la England aa
LONDON, Feb. i'4. 4 Special Cablegram
to The Bee. Kev. F. L. Davids, rector ol
St. John's vicarage, Tottenham, and chair
man of Lord Rothschild's committee se
lected to take charge of emigration from
Tottenham and the coiigcalwd districts of
London, said. In speaking of the leaving
or the first lumilies sent out by this com
mittee thi month to Canada:
There Is material for the pen of the I
Si eat est novelist in the breaking up of I
.ntsc tamilies tr.e severance of oid ties in I
uie most crowned districts of 1-otnk.n-- I
their plans and their hope lor a new life I
in a ni'W world, w nen we remember tnat
t is t.ue i it.i i winie many tln families
settled n, buth Africa and Australia In
the earliest days, at tne same tune even
tne worst of criminals wno lelt ti.eir coun
try lur their country's good found Inue
M noViice in these new countries, and their
uesrc iiuants have become men of promi
nence uikI wealth, it is not too much to
predict that men who have always suc
ceeded in remaining honorable in spite of
the struggle t.ir existence will do. at least,
equany well wnen their conditions are Im
proves and the struggle for existence Is
rendered less Intense.
If. a we believe, the percentage of those
who will not make an effort to return the
moneys advanced is infinitely small, it re
solves Itself mto an economic problem. If,
as we iteltcve. tne losses through ill health
Mnd death will be less than tne sums ad
vanced In the form ot poor rale, we shall
have gone a long way toward solving one
of tne world's great problems. .We do not
expect everything we even grant that
pome of tlicxc colonials may act dishonor
ably with us. but we believe that the per
centage, will be far less than might be lm
ngineu pernaps not more man one oul of
There arc al present. I am Informed,
over l.ii.'M) lamm in Ontario alone, each
of Which wauls another man on
It, and- in tne noiinwest . tne de
mand for labor on Uie land Is far
beyond our anility to meet. Htr Wilfred
luurier's pioimesy that me stream of emi
gration lo Canada will in three years' limu
use to v.o,MJ people per annum, 1 believe,
well wit nin the mark. Million of pound
will nave to be sent In opening up tuu
country by means ol ranwas, ana thou
satiu of men are wanted lor the worK.
At least s.tHAi gins are needed as domestic
eervanls. 'J he extiaormnaiy teaiure of
mat cms ol emigrants is lout nicy get
marrieu so quie.eiy and become larnteis
wives. Our mmi in CanH.ua, wno is a
prominent auinortty on emigration work,
just bcioi'H tie eaned met the memrmm ot
ine famine ot t..e hrsi batcn or enurfrunu.
lie says mat il.e ,ueti me Just tun
" " ' " . JT.,lI7r
ria a Is Rothschilds.
. Plobahi uiu.i.OuA .U4.U U .... h.rt voi -
iie ol u,.coei ) tne .viajnej- hid tut
l..ll..ia UUU..) ,du,i.lvil lOllU UUU Cl'lbMU
a Mioiiy Md-uiu uul oieuo more to luc
t...p.e ui iuoac- iu.iuj ...l i tunes man dovu
toe voyage oi tirt: ..icfauicr ikc lauitooa
lo tne ptp.c oi i.ic lattwfi.iam uielrlcl.
Hie whoie lo. i ia,ij Koiosuiuid s
scheme, ne o..eiu lo ucoiuo uie emi
gration sponaci, iu ...! a piuube, for al
least M la. .....lb Hum tuu crowded sec
tions of London. The idua met with such
insiani approval tnat Lord Kotnschild ai
one le.uarKCU: "Make It 'JM inateuU ol
luu. ' lie wouid Itiaive il even mure, so fat
aa tha Initial expense is concerned, oul
Lord Rothschild and his advisers recognize
the taut that tne enure proposition is an
experiment, ana, like all experiments, re
quires time 4or the complete working oui
of all the pians. Hence the report from
the first of these families will be carefully
watched. Lord Rothschild and his com
mittee have hopes being wise men, tne)
are not sanguine, but they have hopes
mat from tnese Mi families can be gath
ered and gleaned facts which will aid In
the settlement of the entire unempioyea
question. Hence the ees of the world wlu
b fixed upon these few colonists who are
going to Canada. As Kev. F. L. V. Davids
of St. John's vicarage. Tottenham, re
marked when some one In the audience at
his church put up the many-are-called-bul-few-chosen
p'.ea. saying: "But 'JDV is not
enough. We can't all go who want to go."
"I am not so sure. If this experiment Is
a success you may rest assured that mors
money will be forthcoming.''
Lord Kothchlld's commitee lias set itM-lf
to prove the following points:
That an adult given a complete outfit of
clothes and a small sum of money can be
emigrated ata cost of only $30.
That by carefully choosing the emigrant
and trusting In the main to his honesty
he will !n lime refund the greater por
tion of the money advanced to him, thus
,'nab"" otne l w "n1'
ct. who would repay the money thus
advanced, as circumstances permitted.
Other Families to Com.
Iu short, it Is hoied that practically the
v.hola of the sum expended will 1 re
turned in time and that the committee
will thus be able to assist -J0u additiu-ial
families to emigrate. But it Is felt by the
committee that the emigrants ought not
to be too severely handicapped in their
new start in life by an sndeavor to repay
the money. A great proportion of the
members of the families selected openly
express the feeling lliai they would prefer
to pay hack all monies advanced, since they
could not be regarded aa objects of eharity
und they would be able to live a free
and Independent life In a new country.
If the experiment succeeds it will be fol
lowed by the raising of large fund, ad-njtnime-cd
by a central committee. Sub
comn tttaes will then be appointed In the
various London districts, who will choose
the families to be assisted in emigrating.
These families will In time repay the
money, an "endless chain" of emigration
entabilt-hed and the "unemployed" will be
sent lo other colonics besides Canada.
Mcauwiiilr. by the way, no end of critic
ism is hoirg heaped upon Mr. John B'a:n
as president of th local government hoard
(Continued oa Fourth Page.)
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Baalaesa Office of the Paper Will
Hereafter Be . Batered Direct
from Faraasa treet.
For the future the business office of
The Omaha Bee will be in the ground
floor coiner of The Bee building, with
street entrances directly from both Fafiiam
and Seventeenth streets.
The new business office is directly under
the old, being the offices vacated by R. C.
Peters A Co., who have taken the room
adjoining on the north and facing Seven
teenth street. The bunk floor rooms form
erly occupied by The lie will be occupied
before the end of the week by the Ipdike
With the removal of The Bee's business
office to the ground floor it will have the
location that was originally intended for
It when the superb Bee building was first
erected. It having always been the Inten
tion to place The Bee advertising and
circulation departments On the street front
comer as soon ai the necessary rearrange
ment of the tenants could be satisfactorily
accomplished. This will. U Is believed,
give more convenient access to The Bee
to advertising patrona ana subscribers.
Tha work of removal will all have been
done between Saturday evening and Mon
day morning. The Bee's new office rooms
are commodious yet compact. They will
afford siiace for the bookkeeping and ac
counting, the city and mail circulation,
the local and foreign advertising, as well
ns private offices for the business manager
and chief assistants. The clerical woik of
The Twentieth Century Farmer, also pub
lished by The Bee Publishing company,
which was formerly housed with The Uee
business force, has grovn so that li re-
quires separate quarters, which have been j
provided on the sixth floor of The Bee :
Those having business to transact with
The Bee will from Monday on find the
new location on the gittnd floor corner
of The Bee building. ,
ANOTHER WORST TOWN FOUND
Thl Time It la In Knalaad. ternril
In to Statement by
LONDON. Feb. 24.-(Specia) Cablegram to
The Uee.) "Darkest Knglnnd." or "The
Plague Spot of the Medway," Is the title
which has been bestowed on Chatham.
Chatham I declared to be the most un
savory of all of the navul and military cen
ters In the I'nitcd Kingdom.
A Church of Knglaud mixsion has been
carried on during the last tew weeks nt
this placo. The missionary engaged was
Rev. A. J. Waldron of Brickston, who de-
t-nlnA a A...1 till hlmutlf lliM r.v..t
Ituatlon. Dressed as a workman, he via- i
Red the different dene of vice and was
apalled at the Immorality. So emphatic
and pronounced were his statement that
a cliixens" league waa this week organized
for tho purpose of attempting the renova
tion of the place. One of the clergymen In
terested declared that he had worked in the
rbims of Ixndon and that his clerical du
ties had called film to fix very worst sec
tion of the eitv- He -iM that never be
fore lvd be.wltHeaflBI"lf'',,'(Il.Jno',
in Chstham, drunkenness among women
being especially prevalent In that town,
lie said that where nearly i.0O soldiers and
sailors were gathered together It was to be
expected that vice would prevail. "It is as
perfect an Imitation of hndes aa can be
found anywhere." he added. "At any time
of the day one can see dosens of women
staggering from one drinking shop to an- '
other. Tnung girls, not out of their teens; I
women with babes In their arm, old women '
hideous with sin, drink heavily from morn
ing till night."
RACE TROUBLES IN INDIA
Body of Soldier la Fouad la Well
from Which Comrades
t.rrKKrtW. Feb 24 (frjecial Cablegram
to The Bee.)-Another murder of a British
soldier by natives has occurred at Sitapur,
and considerable ill-feeling has been stirred
up between the races In consequence.
It is contended by some of the more Ig-
norant of the English Soldiers thnt these
murders have occurred with such remarku-
ble frequency that they Indicate a kind of
. -nomination or conspiracy anion, the na-
tlves for the purpose of putting thuu out
of the way. In this particular cae Private
Wells of the East Surry regiment was miss
ing from th barracks and after a careful
search his dead body waa found at the bot
tom of the well In the hospital compound
rhat added to the Indignation on the part
'.the soldiers was the fact that this well
Is one from which water was constantly
drawn for drinking nnd cooking. Several
natives with bad characters have leen ar
rested, but up to the present there appears
to be no proof against any of them.
BAD AIR IN BIG TUNNEL
Italian Workman Otrrrsmr hy Gas
While' Walklaa; Through
GENEVA. Feb. 2i. 'Spe clal Cablegram
to The Bne.) The dangers of the Slmplon
tunnel are Illustrated by the fact that an
Italian workman has just been stifled by
the heut of the Interior of the passageway.
To prevent accidents of this kind in the
future the tunnel authorities Intend post
ing a special man at each entrance.
Wishing to return to Italy the Italian
decided to brave the beat of the tunnel
rather than the cold and snow on the pass
I above. At dusk lie entered the northern
' portal and follomed the rails for nourly
two miles, when he wa overcome by the
had air and become unconscious. He lay
there until morning, when he wus Injured
by a locomotive and was discovered. The
Injured man wus removed to Brigue, where
he soon died.
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FIRE IN OHIO SCHOOL
Fonr Building, at Kenyon Military Academy
Destroyed Early Saturday Moraine.
THREE CADETS ARE REPORTED MISSING
Eiehty-Five Boyi Were Sleeping in Dormi
tories When Fire Broke Out.
SEVERAL . INJURED BY JUMPING
Three Are in Critical Condition and Will
OF BLAZE NOT ASCERTAINED
Temporary Quarters fur (Madeata
Hif Been Secured aad Classes
Will Be Resumed
UAMBILK. O.. Feb. ii. Three dead and
nine seriously injured and several otlieis
more or let- hurt as a result of a fire
whkh destroyed Milner Hall, Kenyon mili
tary academy, tK-lano and North balls and
North annex early today. The fir broke
out al I a. m., while Ihe students and
college authorities were asleep, und quickly
spread through the buildings named, which
were consumed. The search for the miss
ing boys, the bodies of whom It Is now
certain are in the ruins, was kept up till
late this afternoon, when the walls of tho
burned structures fell and their recovery
tonight is now regarded as Improbable lor
Mime time. The search during the day
was linjieded by the fact that the ruins
were stiil red hot anil made passage
through them nearly impossible. The fall
ing walls this afternoon barely missed Dj
Peirce, president of Kenvon. and Megen.
Wyant and Villiants, who were headiu.,
a party of rescuers through the ruiuit.
The dead and Injured are all students of
the military academy and old Kenyon.
Parrnts, sisters and brothers of the dead
and injured stuilents arrive on every train.
The new of the Are spread quickly ail
over the state and lelegrams were sent at
once by the college authorities to parents
of the boys Injured.
The projicrty loss by the destruction of
the buildings is estimated at J ltsn.Osi, with
60 per cent insurance.
'List of Victims.
Following is a revised iibi of the imxsini,
Missing, licllcved dead:
KVEHUTT liKNDtKSON. 18, of Illinois.
UI.nI'ici.D ctlO'l i iYt Nlvfc.1 lo o Anu
jAjujiu J. Fl'LLER, 18, of Warren, O.
Hairy C. Bnrnes. Cleveland; spine in
jureu and leg broken I ruin jumping four
btuiics. may die. a
Lenox . liaK' r. Cleveland; internally
injured; Jumped lour stories.
J. b not r wood Niclioinou, Stuebenville:
burned anuut oody; may uie.
H. A. Shannon. Wclisvilie, N. Y.; badly
bruiseo In 'in jumping.
Homer Then WK-aser. Oak . Harbor, O.;
badiy burned ataiut trie- arms.
A. tiiereii.. tXiluuiblis; feet
y. II. Gtttwav. commercial master,
Aorian. Mich., luiernaily injured; may die.
W. O. Dursey, Dallas. Tex.; budiy
bruised; JumM-d tnree stories.
Arthur Hiown. Cincinnati; student at
O.d Kenyon. badly cut wnlle assisting in
Barnes was one of the last to leave the
Delano hull and Jumped from the fourth
story window into a blanket, which gave
way and he wus precipitated onto the pave
ment, sustaining injuries to the back. On
leg was broken. He will die.
Eighty-five boys were In the dormitory
when the Arc broke out. An effort was
made to effect a military formation, but
ine younger students rorgot tneir military
training and rushed about the burning
building In a panic, shrieking and crying
for he Id.
The bulMlngs destroyed were Delano hall,
Milner hall and the annex.
The losses on the buildings and their
; contents will probably aggregate loO.OOO.
The insurance is slight.
The origin of the fire Is unknown. Thla
j ' tne 8econd Ume the Kenyon academy
buildings have been destroyed by fire,
! The recent sensational hazing case, as
! the "ult ot h,cn 11 alleged that a
atudent from Cincinnati lost his life, took
! Place l Kenyon college, a seperate Instl-
tutlnn from the military academy .which
was destroyed today.
Stuutnts at Kenyon college held a mass
meeting at 11:30 o'clock and arranged to
provide homes for the military academy
college at Baxley Theological seminary.
'd Kenyon dormitory, Harcourt Ladles'
I aemlnary and the village high school.
The faculty has arranged to continue
studied and recitations at Old Kenyon and
The buildings were owned by the Kenyon
college corporation. The school was con
ducted by Wyant and Williams, regents.
Delano hull waa used as a dormitory and
mosi of . the cadets had room
Two Trolley Cars Go
Embankment ear Pittsburg? Fa
P1TT8BCRO, Feb. 24. Two street car ac
cidentk. In hich forty people were seri
ously Injured, three of whom mill die, oc
curred this evening a few miles above this
city on the Millvale und Etna division of
the Illtshurg railways. The accidents were
only twenty minutes apart and resulted
from a similar cause, the warm weather
bringing frost from the ground, causing
Ihe rails to spread. One car left the tracks
near Biainett, i'a., and went over an elght-cen-foot
embankment. Injuring thirty pas
sengers, villi" the second car waa sud
denly derall"d opposite the Rising Sun
hotel, located a mile below Bennett, going
over a fifteen-foot embankment and hurt
lug ten of the never teen occupants. That
many people were not killed outright Is
considered miraculous, as both cars were
demolished as a result of the terrific Im
pact when they struck th tracks of the
i Baltimore Ohio railroad, which runs
parallel to the street car tracks.
DROWN IN JLLINOIS RIVER
How boat t'oatalalaa; Tbr Mrs
4'aaahl la ! 'Jam ieir
SFUINCJ VALLEY. 111.. Feb. J6.-W1L
crossing the Illinois river from Bureau to
Hennepin with the I'nitod Stales mulls.
Blaine Jenkins, the mail carrier; Percy Mc-
Whorter. a grain buyer, both of Hennepin.
and William Bentley, a barber of Chit-asc.
wer drowned yesterday. The men were
n a small rowooai. wnicn was caught In
." .wim m nu l.UDiin. J fir- uouies were
recovered this evening several miles below
THE BEE BULLETIN.
Forecast for ehrnka Fair gandnr
and ( older la F.ast Portion. Monday
Fair and Warmer.
KW l:t THU-Tea Panes.
I Rnaliahmaa Ralls the Japanese.
Rothschild to aid Poor to Homes.
Fatal Fire la Military Arademy.
Paeans of Rat Bill Is Assured.
X lark County Hepabllcan Awake.
3 Mews from All Parts of Nebraska.
Cuba la the Present Day WWrld.
5 Snnrttnav tCirnta of the Day.
Treasurer Refuses to Shovr Book.
V. W. C. A. Makes Mart for Home.
o (la to the Wheeler Marder.
T AsTalra at South Omaha.
Meanings Aaala F.adorsed.
M Past Week la Omaha Society.
1 Iowa Legislators to Take a Rest.
Vaaderhllt Party Mobbed la Italy.
EDITORIAL fECTIO-Elajht Ps.
1 Gossip of the Local Politician.
Rev. War Gets o New Trial.
3 fight la th Capital of Metlco.
Coadltloa of Omaha's Trad.
4 Want Ada.
5 Want Ada.
6 Want Ada.
T Financial aad 4 umnierrlal.
K Thomas Applies for th Order,
f'onnty Board Rejects Yates' (lalm.
IM.t STRATFD RCTIO F.latht Paves.
1 Japanese Polities aad Problems.
2 In the Field of Flertrlrily.
S Comment on Plas and Playprs.
Music and Musical Mattrrs.
4 Karl? I)n- Omaha Fir Fishier.
American In BrltUh Northwest.
n Emperor W llllnm'a Silver W edrtln
Some Nebraska Old People.
In th World of Women.
7 gportlnsr Koaaip of th Wk.
8 Gossip aad Tnla from Maay
roi.OH SECTION Four Paaa.
I Boater Brown and Tlae.
- nord of th Samurai.
l lama Train of Bolivia.
Klt-FlaB as Science.
I oat of Oar l.labt house.
.1 From Far and Near.
4 Exploits of Simon simple.
Temperature at Omaha Vesterdnyi
Hour. Dear. Hour. lies.
la. m 34 1 p. m ."
a. m 3.1 2 p. m 44
T a. m 33 3 p. m 43
a. at...... 34 4 p. ni 4
a. m 34 3 p. m 41
10 a. m 341 H p. m 3
11 a. m 3M 7 p. ni 37
12 m 41
MAY AVERT MINERS' STRIKE
Operators Offer Concession that la
Favorably Kecelved by
PITTSBl'RO. Feb. 2t.-The Pittsburg Dis
patch will say tomorrow that the coal op
erators of the bituminous fields have, pre
sented a proposition to the miners, restor
ing the scale of irK4-4. This will- be an In
crease of t.U per cent. The operators also
request a modification of the demands for
an lilranM r. f 1 '! te na r, t nA mmit Iknl
the . e..,.e.e i- . .h,-. ......
"TlTtlwvTlWIsit M4Vrw'lftirpi ct'HtN- to Elkina.- Aldrleh, Kfftit. -
promise proposition IWt.OOri coal digger in
the four competitive states, Including Penn
sylvania. Ohio, Illinois and Indiana, and
about lon.r) united men In the southwest
will receive an advance In m-ages.
President John Mitchell of the t'nited
Mine Workers was apprised of the turn of
affairs In New York today and he Immedi
ately flashed bark the pleasant news to his
personal friends in Pittsburg.
The national executive board will hold a
meeting early In March at IndlRnapoll.
when the member will be formally In
formed of the changed attitude of the op
erators. A convention of miners or the
j submitting of the subject to a referendum
, vole' will follow. It will cost the l'nlted
Mine Workers approximately Imo.nriu to hold
another convention, and the referendum
system will likely be used to settle the mat
ter. The special committee of the fnlled Mine
Workers to direct the affairs of the Titts
burg district opened headquarters today In
a down town hotel. President Dolan, who Is
still in charge of the oid headquarters,
stated today that next week he would make
a personal canvass to ascertain the feeling
of the men. 1'nder orders from President
Mitchell the special committee will Inter
view the miners shortly. President Dolan
or Vice President Bellingham will not allow
their name to appear on the ballot to be
used In the special election ordered by the
delegates the latter part of March. They
say the election is Illegal.
BOGUS CREAMERY BUTTER
Ten Thoasaud rounds of Oleomar
garine seised aad Five Men
Arrested In Detroit.
DETROIT. Mich.. Feb. 24 Ten thousand
pounds of oleomargarine were seised and
I Ave men alleged to be concerned In the rev
, enue frauds growing out of the manufac-
INJUREDj'ur ,n thi" clty ot tnouands of pounds
I of fictitious creamery butter out of oleo-
! margarine, were arrested here this after
noon by government revenue officers. The
men arrested are Alunzo Hart, George
Hart, William and George Barnea and
Arthur Jewell, the latter three being. It Is
alleged, employes of tho Harts In the coun
terfeit butter factory. The men were ad
mitted to twill by United States Commis
sioner Davison and their examination set
for next Friday. This is the second large
seizure of counterfeit creamery, butter In
this city by government revenue officers.
DAVID B. HENDERSON . DYING
Physlclaaa Hay Former speaker Can
Live Bnt a Kit Honrs
at Mini. '
DCBl-yCE. la.. Feb. X.-Early . this
morning the condition of former Speaker
David B. Henderson was very grave, ills
physician said he might die at any mo
ment and that It waa his opinion that he
could not live beyond noon today.
Movements of Ocean Vraaela Feb. 8 4.
At New Tork Arrived: Campania, from
Liverpool: Victorian, from Liverpool: Bra
sile, from Nuples: New York, from South
ampton. Sailed: Graf Waldersee. for Ham
burg. At Plymouth Arrived: Philadelphia,
from New York.
At Rotterdam Suited: Noordani. lor
At Dover Bailed: Vadeiland. for New
Al S'.uituimpton Arrived: Philadelphia,
from New York. Sailed: St. Iouis for
At Nopk-s Sailed: Republic, for New
At London-galled: Minneapolis, for New
I .AI. Hlfre Sailtd : I .a Gascogne. for New
I Al Ar.lwrrp-Sxil.il : Vaderian.l. for New
At Liver).! -nulled: Cai'manlu. for New-
I York. Arrived: LuivnU, froui New York
t9)lauiu, lioiu Bvwluu.
RATE BILL ASSURED
Twenty Republican Senators Pledged tt
Tote for Measure aa it Stand.
OTHERS CERTAIN TO FALL INTO LINE
Democratic Vote aa a Rule Will Be Oar.
in Faror of Bill.
MUCH OF CREDIT IS DUE TO D0LUVE
Despite Effort to Discredit Him, He is thi
Bi? Man of toe Hour.
PRESIDENT VlClimhttu BY FRIENDS
Knemlea of Bill, nts Sought to Gha
DolIKer a Map. Have Really .
Brought Added strength
to the Measure.
(From a btaft correspondent.)
WASH1NUTON. Feb. it.-iSpecial Teh
gram.)-By a care Jul canvass there ar
twenty republican senate rs ready to vol
for the Hepburn rate bill without tht
dotting of an I or crossing of a T. Others
will assuredly rail Into line. With the
democratic vote on the main Issue It looks
as If the Hepburn bill would become a
law In ample, time for the electors in the
several congressional districts throughout
tho L'nlted States to determine whether
their servants In congress had mnasurej
up tu the president's uemand for rata
regulation or not.
This morning's big eas.ern dailies, look
ing for sensations and possibly In control
of the great corporate Interests, have tried
to discredit Senator Dolllver of Iowa, who
ha stood like a stone wall In favor of
railroad rate regulation. Because Senator
Tillman, democrat of South Carolina, was
authorised to report the Hepburn bill thera
ha been a 'dance of gnomes about tha
boiling iots in anticipation that thera
would lie no railroad rate bill. But from
sources near to the president It Is learned
tonight thnt the work of yesterday meet
with his approval and he sees, as he said
to a friend from Nebraska today, "light
'resident Victimised by Friends.
It might as well be said here now, as
will be said Inter, that President Roose
velt has been victimized by some of his
closest friends. lie gave car to tht user,
lion that the Hepburn bill did not permit
the right of review nfter a rate bad been
fixed by the Interstate Commerce commis
sion. Realizing that the right of review
was Inhe.cnt In ti e const.tut.on, Mr. Koo e
velt was open In his desire that the Hep
burn bill should be so amended as lo give
the corporations und Individuals affected
the right of appeal to a court having tho
right of review.
Insidiously, however, the presidents real
purpose and real desire ha been perverted.
Rumors were thick about tho capitol Uiat
th foures In favor of raw regulation bad
Fo raker and Crane and there were gloomy
forebodings as to tha outcome of the Issua
In the senate. '
Yesterday brought a change and con
sternation to the opponents of rate regula
tion, for Senator Dolllver turned a trick
that will go down as one of the most bril
liant legislative roups in history. In order
to get the Hepburn bill out of the Inter
state commerce clmmlttee Senator Dolll
ver yielded the right to report the bill to
Senator Tillman of Soutn Carolina, who
but last week was the president's most
vitriolic critic. By this move Senator Till
man becomes a champion of President
Roosevelt's first great movement for tha
No matter how far the effort may go to
discredit Senator Dolllver. fie Is absolutely
satisfied with conditions a they exist, aa
he stated tonight to The Be correspond
ent. DolHver Author of Bill.
Senator Dolllver is the author of th
Hepburn bill. It was to Senator Dolllver,
that the president went when a Mil for
railroad rate regulation was to be pre
pared. Senator Dolllver prepared a bill
and under the name of the Hepburn bill
It pased the house, but the genius who
framed It was the Jun'or senator from
And In this connection the following tel
egram received tonight from Murdo Mack
enzie, president of th American National
Live Stock association, to Attorney Cowan,
now In Washington, Indicates that th
stockmen also knew to whom credit la
due: "On behalf of the stockmen of th
west thank Senator Dolllver for his glo
Better Postal Fnellitle dd.
Senator Millard called at the jiostofflce
department this morning and asked for tha
enlargement of Btatlnn B. Omaha, located
at Leavenworth and Tark avenue. Th
business at this station, according to re
ports, has so increased that the present
quarters are wholly Inadequate to accom
modate the business. Some days th watt
ing line of patrons of the office extends
Into the street. The department agreed to
send an Inspector to Omaha to look into
the matter with a view of adjusting the
Representative Pollard had an Interview
with Fourth Assistant Postmaster Gen
eral DeOraw for the purpose of securing
an extension of rural free delivery rout
Xo. 2. running from Salem, Richardson,
county, Nebraska. The business along this
route has generally Increased since Its
establishment, according to reports In the
congressman's posseaolon, and patrons are
hopeful that facilities for more prdmpt
handling of their mall may lie provided.
Mr. DeGraw told Mr. Pollard ho would
designate an Inspector to look Into affairs
elons the Salem route.
Minors Matters at Capital.
J. R. Hughes of Gettysburg. 8. D.. a
member of the legislature. Is In Washing
ton in business before th Indian, bureau.
This morning Representative Martin In
troduced Mr. Hughes to President Rooe
velt. Representative Henshaw today recom
mended Clark Robinson to be postmaster
at Fairmont. Neb., Vic Q. W. Jackson,
Representative Kennedy today succeeded
in getting through tha house two bills
iu favor of Omaha men. One is In behalf
of Hyurd If. Church, formerly of Company
A. Fifth Ohio volunteer cavalry. Increas
ing his pension from ti'4 to $40 per month.
The othr is In favor of Matt Flti.mt-
. lick, lato of Company C. Forty-fourth New
K volunteer Infantry. Increasing his
m pslcn fiot.i iu to tu-r month. Fltx
Patrick is now In the Nrlrku soliliei
' "' '' honw .
The Flrsv- National, bank of liene.l., t
Neb., lias b-ea authorized to begin bust
nee with capital. Oeoiga W. Pwsi Ut
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