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TrlepJiona Douglas 816.
Our Annual March White Goods Sale.
Now located In the new
retail center, Howard
and Sixteenth'
Special Sale of India Linons.'
All our India Linnn. to a yard.
All riur lHe India tlnons, ft! a yard.
All our JtV India Ltnnna, 14c a yard.
AH our fic India Unons, lc a yard. ,
All our? India Iytnnns, Joe a yard.'
All out ISo India Llhona, Tie a yard. ;
Special Remnant Sale of Wash
Goods in. Our Economy ,
, -.. Basement. .
Wednesday 8 a. m., at c per jaid.
We win'tios our rcmnact of wash mat
tMlala.; Including ISo'. Printed Madras. . in
and 15e ;Oltighams, Kc Voile Suitings, IS
nnd 1c ''.Arnold's' Serge 'Me and HVfci rer?
sales, etcT ail to ut one price, 6c per yard.
Special Flannel; Opportunity
our regular fino cp-pillt? of silk embroid
ered CrearrW Flannels,'' J Inches wide, on
.n1e WMtirtrtwy at' 85c per yard.
Pre our. glt showing Jt beautiful Wash
(foods rri' lU'O'noiny paaemi nt at following
impulsr' htlces: , 1C, J3o,; iac, 18c, Aw, 5Pe
w asc, b yafffi".' ' :.. :
Dress ,Goo3i Special Wednes-
vday. - v ..- j
All.atri.! a)l wool, gootf -light and dark
colors.' very useful for chlldren'a dresseA
.irul ladles' light weight summer dresses,
usual price-'V special price for Wednee.
Jay tic a yard."
Bargains in Ladies' Spring Gav
ments, Economy Basement.
M- spring suits, i-lon effects, reduced
gt that Miv Oardeld told these defendants
that ha was here to Investigate a violation
of the Injunction Issued against them re
training them from acting In violation of
the law against restraint of trade T" asked
Attorney Hynes.
"1 do not" forget," repl'ed the attorney
general. "I do nrtt care. It goes to ahow
I hat these men were warned that criminal
action might be taken. If they did not
then eek the protection of the law, having
be.-n warned, the fault is their own, the
leppoiislhlilty Is theirs and the results fall
iipcn thilr own heads."
ii i :i;.l:ng his address Attorney Gen
eral V '.ilil: "If on these propositions
th'M runts escape; n trial Into the
i '"I". . tharses It will be a calamity
In . , i ncut and for these defend-
:, . n-v them that they are Inno
e i t ., .'' ate provd to be guilty.
i ,. ! iiitr.phrey. alone of all these
fc.ii ... . . .,i. of this land, have the go-lr.i'.-i.
t ir .' Inn. and t leave it with
ecu fid- r.rejo you. '
AUotii y Miller, who hud waived part of
the U'.i o allotted for his argument to allow
tho tiitot upy general to epeakmade a brief
iftply lo .sonva qupatjona, akc,ijl by the at
torney general, , t
. Imniixdlael arter'lh conclusion of his
argument Attorney General vMoofly left for
Washington. "
'ha4rn' Man Thtaka 1'aele "am Hit
Hera Sever Along Thla
Oae Mae.
TIhhdhs Powd, a prominent ranchman of
northern Nebraska, Is a guest at the Mer
chants. Mr. Dowd has been spending sev
eral weeks at Excelsior Springs, Mo., In
order to get rid of a bad attack of rheu
matism. Ilia home is about sixty miles
southeast of Chadron.
"It Is not a usual thing for ranchmen
to have the rheumatism," aald Mr. Dowd,
"but during this winter tnere has been an
epidemic of rheumatism In our vicinity
and It caught jne to a alight extent.
"Though I have not been home for sev
eral weeks I learn the cattle have come
through - the winter In good shape. We
have abundant winter feed, and ao were
prepared for the snow. My ranch adjoins
the famous Hpade ranch.
"The. cattlemen ,fel the government Is
getting a ilttle severe with them in the
fencing ' pTopouitton.', A' a matter of fact.
Il la next t, impuestlilo to do much In the
cattle business up there without fences.
It la a condition that liaa existed for a
great many ycirs. and the 'cattlemen have
simply availed thmlvea of the existing
order of affairs, bot mith any Intention to
mouopullso public' lands, but to have them
for graxlng pui-poaes. since they are use
leas fur anything else, 'it is all a mistake
to presume that, the. cattlemen are Inimical
t the houiemeadera. We are glai to have
them In th country and do all we can to
inciiuragp them to pome .there aj-.d make
lioiuea. We do buslocxa' with them In. buy
ing such feed and produce aa (hey ral,
and they In turn are a great help to ui."
What Docs
Stand For
For Good Faith
' whji the public for quar
ter cf a century.
For Purity
never yet questioned by pure
food officials.
For Finest Fkrvor
resulting from u ot costli
est and highest quality of
material. .
For the Best
Cocoa and Chocolate mf.Ua
aywbcra at any prlc.
For Largest Sales
of any superfine Chocolat
Bonbon la the world.
For Protection to
, in guaranteed uniformity of
highest excellence.
TUltwmtf Htnifi M Frm.
t TS Waher M. Lowisty Co
Special Sale of Embroidered
All our II Kfnbroldered Swisses,
g a yd.
All our sic Embroidered Hwlesea
So a yd.
All iir 75c Kmhroldcred Swles'-s,
ipe a yd;
All our Hfio lOinbroldci ed - Swisses,
Sc a yd.
All our &c Kmbroldered Swisses,
c a. d.
Special Sale of Persian
All our lRc Persian I.awns, lis? yd.
All our 20c Persian Uni, lfte yd.
All our J5c Persian Unn, 18c yd.
' All our Sfc Persian ta wna, 20c yd.
All our tic Terslan Ltwni, 29c yd.
'All our 6o Persian Lawn. 33c yd.
' Special Sale of Sheer
- Linen Suitings.
All our 1.2!i Sheer Handkerchief
Linen, 88c a yd.
All our $1 Bheer Handkerchief 'Linen,
JBe a yd.
All our "Be Sheer Handkerchief
Linen, 59c a yd.
AH our rtoe- Sheer ' Handkerchief.
Linen, 3c a yd.
All our (oc medium weight Linen
suiting, .10c a yd.
All our 0c medium weight Linen
S.uiting, 39c a, yd.
Cwwwwww eieeeeieeeeeeeeea
from flu .W and tiH-OO to I7.W.
New spring ahft box coats, short fitting
eoaW- In covert I Ahd fancy mixtures, at
84.60, 14.89, H'J, 8& 00 and 87.50.
Long loose awagger coat a. In coverta end
fancy mixtures, at 1500 And 16. M.
Great sale of ladtea' petticoats Thurs
day. Watch for Wednesday's ad.
Special Sale on Silkoline.
M Inches wide, regular lJ'Jc quality, fine
Howard Corner Sixteenth Street.
Former Ohdinuan of Commission Gives
Opinion on Type of Aqueduct.
Ad, lee' lu Maaner uf uperatlng
Railroad la Alas Given by
.Man Hh Once Headed
WASHlNUroN, March 30.-John t Wal
lace, formerly chief engineer ot the Isth
mian Canal commission, today testified be
fore the senate committee concerning the
type of canal to be constructed acroes the
Isthmus of Panama. He was asked to
state his views and prefaced hla examina
tion with a general statement, which In
part folllowa;
Mr. Wallace, In advocating an arproxl.
mately atrnlght, sea level canal' of atiiple
Width and depth ,as the; best .type, urged
that any other plan which pl.icca restric
tions upon the probable. pormahency of the
canal Itself, aa well as upon the speed and
the size and number of vessels passing
through it, must render the canal far lees
valuable; that the only deterrent factors !n
this connection are relative time and cost,
and (hat in approaching tho discussion
the question of how much money the
American people supposedly are willing to
Invest In the canal and how much time
they are willing to wait for its proper ac
complishment should be considered. He
said that Judged by the capitalization and
dividends now paid upon Ue a look of Uie
Sues, it la apparent that the, rates
charged for transit through it are exces
sive and that thus a. material saving would
be offered commerce by the Panama route,
Assuming that the present tonnage
through the Sues of. say, 10,tX),0e0 tons
per year, would pass through the Panama
canal, even at II a ton there would be an
approximate Income of Jlu.OW.000, which is
sufficient to Justify an expenditure of tMO.-
The later figure he deemed ample to con
struct the sea level canal. As to the ad
ditional time Involved, Mr. Wallace pre
dicted that upon a basis of "reasonable
energy and the use of proper business
methods of administration a sea level canul
can be fully completed in ten. to, to be en
tirely eafe, say, twelve years, and a lock
cansl, even If only sixty feet above sea
level, would require only three years lees."
Favors a Contract.
II reiterated tnat lncreaaed efficiency
could be secured if the work were handled
by a single contracting firm, unhampered
by goernment methuda and with every
j Incentive to early completion with possi
bly utilisation of two shifts Instead of one
shift of ten hours.
Mr. Wallace contended If It was not too
much to hope trat the committee will de
cline to recommend anjr . farm of canal
which la not capable to being In the future
truuaformud into a sea level canal without
undue Interference with the world's traffic,
or undue additional, cost, that this fact
alone ahould take the recommendations
ot the minority of the board ot consulting
engineers and the recommendations of the
majority of the Isthmian canal commission
be left out of really aertuua consideration.
Mr. Wallace questioned whether con
gress would feel Justified in Indorsing the
construction of any dam of large dimen
sions, retaining a head of water, say
elghty-Bve feet, the fouunatlon of which
does not extend to bedrock or to some
equally Imperable and reliable strata.
"Is It either safe or wise," he sskd,
"to authorise the building of a dam one
and one-half miles long to retain a head
of water of eighty-five feet across an al
luvial valley, similar lo the valley of the
Chagnes at Clatun, in which exists al
ready two subservlce gorges, one of which
alone Is feet across and 24(1 feet
deep, which haa evidently been refilled
with a heterogeneous mass of gravel, sand,
etc., brought down bv mountain streams."
Keare Bis; lant.
With this situation in view," he said,
"it is greally to be feared that the dam
at Oatun, proposed by a minority board
of the consulting engineers and endorsed
by a majority oflhe Isthmian canal com
mission, might, after some years, be found
Hntapabla of withstanding the strain
up"n it."
He pointed out reasons for apprehension
on thla point and aald his remarks on
this subject applied, though in a leaser
drgrec, to the series of dams and barrages
holding back a head of fifty-five feet ot
water, which It la proposed by tbe minor
ity report to construct across the alluvial
valley ot the Rio Orande. on the Pacific aid
of the canal. If it la decided to build
lock canal, Mr. Wallace said, then it la
to be earnestly hoped only such form of
luek runs I will be authorised a will be
a1misille In connection with the construe
u..u ot a 1 n in il Oaiitlnia, wff r ll U
Ree. Mar. 20, 190.
line of new designs, at Sc er yard.
Ppeclal sale of ruffled Bwlsa curtaina at
Ic a pair.
Pjieclal sale of Nottingham lace curtaina
at 89o a pair.
12.00 white lace curtains at Co a pair.
8.i0 net curtains, with real iltiny lace
trimming, white or e'em, at 81.78 pair.
84.60 bohblnet curtains, ecru with lace In
sertion and edge, at 81.9 pulr.
Extension curtain rods, with ends and
brackets complete, tc each.
Third floor.
Beautiful New Brilliantines.
'Highly esteemed as durable, rich. glissy
fabrics, bearing a very near, resemblance
to silk, with longer wearing qualities.
M-tnch striped and mixed mohnlr brll
liantlnea 50c a yard.
42-!nch plain and mixed mohair brll
llantlne, new shadow checks, . In a wide
range of popular colors, 75c a yard.
44-Inch brown and blue with white checks,
very desirable, 1100 a yard.
48-lnrh blue and white and black and
white dotted, beautiful texture, II 25 a yard.
61-Inch striped and mixed mohair, excel
lent range of colors, fl.Bv a yard.
New Gray Dress Goods. .
Fashion decrees that this shall lie a
tremendoua gray dress goods season.
Months ago we anticipated thla and are
showing an unequalled assortment of
beautiful new weaves and shadea at each
of the following prices: 75c, H.09, U.K.
81.60, 81.76, 82.00, 82.28.
. Dressing Sacques 50c.
The remaining sacques In our Economy
Basement, worth three times this closing
price, Wednesday 5(c each; sixes 84, 88,
40. 42.
Our Customers Deposit Ac
count Department.
You buy your goods here In the usual
way, and have them charged In the "un
usual," yet convenient way. Ask u
about II.
positively known that the primary rock
foundation exists at no greater depth than
sea level, rather than at Oatun. There
Is, l.e said, no urgency that to his mind
would Justify the great risk of earth dams
at Oatun or La Boca.
The army engineers, he said, could most
efficiently supervise the contractor and
all the governmental functions. Including
policing, and sanitation could easily be
performed under the control and direction
of the governor of the canal sone. Mr.
Wallaco pointed out that in considering
additional time required for the construc
tion of a sea level cansl. the prompt and
efficient utilisation of the Panama railroad
Is a matter of great Importance.
Aa to Railway Management.
Mr. Wallace said there are two sugges
tions which had been subjected to careful
review because of criticisms passed on
them. First, that tho railroad should be
substituted for canal while the latter' Is
being constructed. If ao, he said. It should
be completely separated in management
und control from any steamship line at
either end, nnd the transfers from ship
to ship should be at a flat rate per ton.
regardless of classification! .except that
UghT-'and bulify nVfi'ctes should be rated'
at-a certain numberof cubic flrtet to
ton. . This rate he centendbil,' should "riot
exceed 12 per ton. and this reduced as
buslpesa -Increases, t'nder such a system
of administration, he urged, there Is no
occasion Jor the Panama canal to retain
a corporate existence, with officers In New
Tork. for the road can be better con
trolled by a single competent railway man
ager on the Isthmus. This arrangement
alone, he said, would save a large annual
expenditure, which, he "asserted. Is now
apparently wasted on the Panama railroud
organization "aad would do away with
the complexities which that organisation
proposes, while at the same time the em
barrassing questions arising from the al
liance of steamship lines with the transit
across the Isthmus could be separately
considered on their mertt.s.'
In closing, Mr. Wallace sold:
It Is much easier to retain and regulate
the movement of traflic along llnps to
which It has been accustomed than it is
to regain it after It. has been once diverted
to new routes, and the committee ought
not to overlook the completion of the
Tehuantepeo route. whiHi t now being
provided with every kind of facility for
handling traffic from shin to cars and from
cars to ship across that Isthmus, and
which. It Is siiKgested, ought to be Im
mediately provided at Panama.
At the afternoon session Mr. Wallace
discussed engineering questions. He con
demned the Oatun dam project, proposed
by the minority plana, and declared that
the Culebra cut waa the greatest obstacle
to the sea level canal.
In reply to questions by Senator Morgan
Mr. -Wallace went over the ground covered
previously concerning his experiences on
the lathmus with Chairman Pliontx, Hecre-
tary Taft und Mr. Cromwell. He said
Mr. Shonts had told him that the president
had promised him (Mr. ghonta) domination
over the other members of the commission.
He thought members of the Walker com
mission suspected Cromwell of being re
sponsible for their dismissal. He closed
with general testimony concerning nitra
tions on the isthmus.
Headaenca and Itearararla from Colds.
Laxative Bromo Quinine, the Cold and
Grip remedy, remove tl'e cause. Call for
name nnd signature of K. W. Grove. &c.
Haron olleae .detects Orator,
limOX. 8. I)., March in.-8peclal.)-In
the oratorical contest held here, Charles R.
Miller waa the successful speaker, and will
represent Huron college at the state ora-
i torical contest to be held here In May.
Mr. Miller's subject waa "Abrahuni Lin
coln," and was pronounced by Judges aa
well as the audience to be one of the finest
orations ever delivered by a college student
In this city.
arrov Kaeaue
from poisoning, caused by constipation, had
Mrs. Toung. Clay City. N. T. Dr. King's
New Life Pills cured her. ISe. For vale
by Hherman McConnell Drug Co.
Itallaas Klsht la Teaaessre.
BRI8TOK T'tin.. March . Information
from Marion, N. C, is to the effect that
in a tight between a railroud foreman and
Kalian laborers, ihe foreman In defending
liimsedf clubbed seven of the men to dca'Ji
with a crowbar. v
Fall .
10 day may toWa your
"There' & Reuse.'
Unconfirmed Rumor that Drew t Sebactopol
Hare Murdered Officers.
St. I'etersbara Papers tlare
rtra aad Officials Way ory
Is Wllboot Fonndn
x tlon.
ST. PETERSBURG, March Most Sen
sational reports are , current tonight that
the execution ot former lieutenant
Schmidt, which has made a deep Impres
sion throughout Russia, has been followed
by an extensive mutiny of sailors at Sevas
topol, the massacre of their officers and
firing by the fortress tipon the city. The
truth of the story Is doubted, thla being
the "psychological moment" for the pl
pe ranee Of ' such wild reports. No press
dispatches confirming the story have been
received, but If the story shall prove true
the absence of newa might be accounted for
by the Imposition of A censorship.
The alleged news came In the form of two
cypher telegrams to a prominent member
of the social revolutionary party, such as
the revolutionaries have sometimes been
able to transmit .through accomplices In
the telegraph offices when the public and
even the government, has been- unable to
communicate, .As translated .and displayed
at' the offices of 'radical newspapers here
the telegrams say 'briefly that the sailors,
Infuriated by the refusal of Emperor Nich
olas to pnrdou - Lieutenant Schmidt and
their fellow sallbrs, 'rose In their bsrracks
and seised and i Imprisoned the majority
of their officers. . The dispatches add that
the city of Sebastopnl la almost entirely In
It Is also sta'fed4 tluit, a student at the
Technological Institute has received a sim
ilar telegram. '
The Admiralty professes Ignorance as to
the occurrence- of any such affair. The
papers. In view of the menace of the new
press law, which provides that they may
be closed up for spreading false report af
fecting the army or nftvy, are afraid to
take chances by publishing the story to
morrow. chnildt a llerw and a Martyr.
Lieutenant Schmidt, leader of the naval
revolt at Sebastopol In November last, who
was tried by conrt-martlal and shot near
Otchakoff fortress. South Russia, yesterday
with three sailors sentenced to death for
mutiny, la being made a hero and a martyr
by the revolutionists. - The boys of the St.
Petersburg gymnasium slruck today, in
order to compel the offering up of prayers
In school for the repose of the soul of tho
The Huss print a detailed account of
the execution, from which It appears that
when Schmidt received the hews that the
authorities had refused to commute the
death penalty he wept for the three sailors.
his companions, saying they were so young
and honest, and he would prefer to die
alone. Tho condemned men were taken to
the small, deserted island of Borlzan and
were shot at sunrise:
Schmidt addressed his executioners, sixt)
sailors of the erulferTeretz, saying:
"I die for the Russian people and the
fatherland, and many of you doubtless
will hereafter share my death for the
same cause.". -.' ,
Schmidt refuBedto. a,ccept the sacrament
and nskf-d not to he blindfolded. He met
his death with head, .up' jind eyes open; The
firing squad was statfyued at a distance of
fifty' paces. 'Two, .of sailors were killed
at' the hrsf 'yoHejjnj'one more at tho
third: Si-hmld't did 4. fall until the. fourth
volley. ' ' -V?
(Continued from First Page.)
Republic. He had the degrees of A. B.
and A. M. conferred upon him bv Brown
university and U. 1 U. by the University
of Nebraska.
Tho lwselng of General Thayer murks an
event of unusual Interest In the history
of Nebmska. The oiganlzer and com
mander of the first military force of this
state, who successfully protected the
frontier settlements from the Indian depre
dations, then winning the confidence of
the great commander, General Grant, on
the battlefield, and returning the most
prominent officer representing the' territory
of Nebraska In the' War of the rebellion.
His loyalty to his country was circum
scribed by no -bounds and was equalled
only by Ills mngnlllcent courage and ster
ling Integrity. An ideal soldier, citizen and
executive officer, he has left his imprint
on -the pages of history Mint will have a
beneficent Influence on succeeding genera
tions. The flags at all state Institutions will be
displayed at hair-staff on the dav of the
funeral. March 23, and the armories of the
Nebraska National Guard will bo draped
In mourning for the next thirty duys as a
testimony of respect to the memory of this
gallant soldier and statesman.
Members of First Hrgliuent Will tin
to Fnnrral.
Captain C E. Burmelster has sent out
notices to his old comrades of the First
Regiment, Nebraska volunteer Infantry, of
the civil war. residents of Omaha, to make
arrangements to attend the funeral of Gen
eral Thayer, organizer and Jlrst commander
of that regiment. About fifteen members
of the regiment are living in Omaha. The
members of the regiment are asked to
meet at the Burlington depot when the
formal date of the funeral Is made known
that all may proceed to Lincoln In a body.
Arrangements are also being made to
have all the aurvlving member of the reg
iment now living in this state to attend the
funeral ceremonies, i
All memliera of the First regiment will be
transported free to Lincoln and return,
through the courtesy of General Manager
Holdrege of the Burlington. The twin will
leave-the Burling tun station at f:10 a. m.
Friday, returning the same evening. All
members of the old First Nebraska (IM to
lxtw) living in Omaha Kre requested to send
their names to Charles K. Burmelsler. sup
erintendent of the money order department.
Omuha fioatofflee. In order that, It muy be
known Just how many intend-to go.
Miller Paya TrIUate to Ills Old
j Among the oldest and best friends of
! General Thayer was Ilr. IJeoige 1.. Miller.
I Omaha's pioneer. Of V. Miller the ven
erable' soldier and statesman spoke In the
most affectionate terms to a reporter for
The Bee who called upon him at his Lin
coln r'jsidenre on his Sotn birthday anni
versary. On the death of his distinguished
friend Dr. Miller' said:
"I tirst met General Thayer nearly fifty
two years ago at Council Bluffs. 1 found
him a tine appearing young man of high
mental attainments, pleasing address, me
dium else, bright, clear eyes and black
hair, and In every respect a gentleman. I
induced him to locate In Omaha, and he
built the first house in Omaha to be cov
ered with clapboards for his family and
In which to make his home, which was In
striking contrast to tha eof too wood houses
that most of us could then afford. lie at
onca became a leader of men. Originally
a whig, ! became aa ardent republican.
The political Influences of this section were
tbsn dominates by the democratic party,
being tha close of the Pierce and beginning
of tbs Buchanan administrations. He prs-
empted that section of land mw known
Few are entirely free from It.
It uiay develop so slowly as to eanse little If
any disturbance during the whole period ot
It may then produce dyspepsia, catarrh,
and marked tendency to consumption, before
manifesting Itself In much eutaneou erup
tion or glandular Swelling.
It la best to be sure that yon are trait (red
from It, and you ran rely on
Hood's Sarsaparilla
to rid yon of It radically and permanently.
Xccept no substitute, hut insist on having
Hood s. Liquid or tablet, loo Dose II.
as Seymour park and owned It for many
"He was possessed of the strong military
Idea which was so notably developed In
his later years. He was made colonel of
the First Nebraska volunteer during the
war and won his spurs at Shlloh. He re
ceived his commission as colonel from
Governor Alvin Saunders. He was gal
lant and brave nnd at once won the con
fidence of General Orant, who never de
aerted him. He was elected to the senate
with T. W. Tipton. I think. In 1. but
was defeated for a second term. He was
afterward appolhted by President Grant
as governor of Wyoming and upon his re
turn to Nebraska was elected governor of
thla elate. In both his civil and military
careers he was truly a great man.
"Whlla In the Pnlted States senate he
commanded a wide Influence and was a
member of the military committee. He
told me once he had matured a plan to
establish a great military concern here at
Omaha. Including an arsenal, and thus
make Omaha the great military headquar
ters for the west. Of course. Ms defeat
for the senate necessitated an abandon
ment of this cherished
"General Thayer and I have been com
panions nil these long years. I esteemed
and loved him and ask that I may stand
near his grave when he. my loved friend
of over fifty years, Is laid awny."
(Continued from First Page.)
OH company stock were made out to the
trustees of the Standard Oil trust. The wit
ness later admitted that the Standard OH
trust and the Standard Oil company of
Now Jersey were the same.
Stock certificate No. 34 showed that one
share of stock had been Issued to C. M.
Pratt of Brooklyn, and Mr. Adnins ad
mitted that Mr. Pratt was In Home way
connected with the Standard OH company.
One sharn of stock was also Issued to H.
M. Tllford, In 1S31. one to the witness in
1892, bot the latter waa transferred to Silas
M. Payne, who. the witness admitted, was
connected with the Standard Oil company.
It was proved by the reading of the stock
certificates that the Standard Oil company
of New Jersey, in 19fO. held as much stock
of the old concern as M. M. VanBuren of
Ardsley-on-the-Hudsolt holds In the Waters
Pierce company at the present day.
The exact number of shares held by Mr.
Van Buren is 2,747, while the total number
shares of stock of the company is t.Ono.
These shares were first acquired by the
trusteea of the Standard Oil trust June 22.
18S2, when the capital stock of the Waters
Pierce company was Increased from $100,000
to $4i),000, and constituted a majority In
terest. Van Buren holds Shares.- .
When the old Waters-Pierce company
waa dissolved, In June, 1CM, the same 2,747
shares wcre transferred to M. M. Van
Buren. Mr. Hadley endeavored to show
that these shares are still held by "Van
Buren for the Standard Oil company. Ho
asked Mr. Adams whether the dividends
declared .on thoso shares were not divided
proportionately among officers and stock
holders of the Standard OH company, par
ticularly H. M. Tllford. Adams pleaded
Ignorance of what became of the money
after paying dividends had been made.
There was then Introduced a letter writ
ten by M. M. Van Buren to Adams dlre.-i
Ing that dividends on the former's stoc.
In the Waters-Pierce Oil company should
be puid by check Into the Seaboard Na
tional bank of New Tork.
This letter was dated Ardsley-on-the-Hudson,
N. Y.. July 1, 1904, afid was
stamped as received by Mr. Adams In St.
Louis the same day. Mr. Hadley nsked
whether the witness cuufd explain the
synchronous posting and receiving of the
communication. He replied that he thought
It was due to u mistake In the stump.
A veccipt for $99.fWt In dividends that had
been paid to II. Clay Pierce on his stock
In the Waters-Pierce company was. then
shown to Mr. Adums. with the request that
he tell, if he could, what part of the sum
had gone to the Standard Oil company as
Its pro rata of earnings on stock in the
I lesser concern. Mr. Adams denied any
j knowledge of what Mr. Pierce did with
the money paid to him.
Mr. Adams was then excused.
Vice President A. M. flnlay of the
Waters-Pierce Oil company was called to
the stand. After being sworn Mr. Flnlay
was excused without having been ques
tioned and the hearing adjourned to 10
o'rlcck tomorrow.
INDIANAPOLIS'. March M.-The Indlun
apolis News says It la announced that the
business of the Republic Oil company has
been turned over to the Standard Oil com
pany. F. R. Burnett. Indianapolis, manager of
the Republic Oil company, when shown the
story published In the Indlunapolis News,
said today: "I know nothing of any change
whatever. Any Information regarding uuy
change In the affairs of the Repuhilc Oil
company should come from Cleveland. I
know absolutely nothing about It."
The publication was based upon Infor
mation received by telephone from a source
not given.
Storm Covers Nl&teen Miles of Terri
tory, but Itrtalla Are still
I .a cilia a.
HATTlKBHl'RG. Miss., March aw. A tor
nado passed over southern Mississippi last
I night. Whether there has been loss of
! life is not known. The news was brought
I here by Oeorge Kennedy, who reached here
from New Augusta, Miss. From his at
i count the tornado originated at a point
between Beaumont, on the Mobile, Jackson
tc Kansas City railroad, and Brooklyn, on
the Gulf & Khip Island road, twenty miles
south ot this city, sod sped across the
j country a diriam-e of sixteen miles. Its
path was a uuartef of a mil wide. It
pttssed through the Ne wman Lumber com
pany's iract No. 111. tearing down femes,
uprooting and destroying all of the timber
In its path.
Mr. Kennedy could give no information
as to probable loss of life, but he was cer
tain the storm had swept through the
country described.
BROOKLYN, Miss., March 3". There has
been no storm In this vicinity recently and
no loss of life.
Complete (ottoa Statistics.
WASHINGTON. Msrch SO -A bulletin Is.
sued today by the census bureau shows th
complete crop of cotton for 1906, Including
llntera and counting round bales as bait
bales, to be 10.e97.013 bales, compared with
U WT.Sl'l bales f0( IP and 10,016.7:1 bales
fwr 1U
The Successful Man
saves his money. Have you be- ,
gun to save yours. Our facilities
are arranged for your conven
ience. Deposits may be made
at any time, and may be with
drawn at any time.
All deposits draw 4 interest.
Oldest and Strongest Savings Bank in Nebraska.
Depositors 7,200, Deposits $755,000.
IBlh and Douglas St.
Measure Carries Two Million Dollars Mora
Than Last Tear.
All Appropriations for Forts
In the rhlllpplae
lain aits Are strleltea
WAWHINUTOM, Msrch . In less than
twenty minutes the senate today voted
away tlto.dno.onn of the public funds. The
sum Is carried by the pension appropriation
bill, which brief document was made tho
subject of littl discussion.
The railroad rate bill waa laid aside for
the day and the major portion of the time
was devoted to the consideration of the
fortifications appropriation bill. In thn.
connection the question of the necessity foi
sea coast fortifications in the Philippines
was discussed at considerable length with
the result that all provisions for such forti
fications In these possessions was eliminated
from the bill. The consideration of the
measure was not concluded.
There was also a brief discussion of the
power of a conference committee so to
amend the bill providing for the punishment
of the premature divulgence of government
secrets as to make the Inhibition extend
to senators and members of the house of
representatives, but the subject was left
undisposed of for the time.
When the senate convened today Mr. Over
man presented an amendment to the rail
road rate bill providing that In cases of
review of the findings of the Interstate
Commerce commission by the courts "no
writ of Injunction or intelocutory order
shall be granted by any district or circuit
court without first giving live days notice
to the adverse party, nor until petition and
answer are filed and hearing thereon had."
The fortification appropriation bill was
then taken up for consideration.
. Fortifications Bill Asaeaded.
Mr. Teller moved an amendment striking
out the provision for the fortification of the
Philippines and Meflwre. '-Allison and Lodge
declared tlicir wMlingiier to support soer.
a motion. .- : ,
The bill for the -reorganisation of the
consular service was sent to conference.
While the. motion of Mr. Teller was pend
ing Mr Clark, (W-jo) presented the con
ference report on the bill providing pun
ishment for the premature publication of
secret information of the goernment, ex
plaining that the conference committee had
included members of congress In the list
of officials against whom the prohibition
Is made operative, notwithstanding they
were omitted from the bill as It pass-1
both houses.
After a lengthy dlscusalun the matter
went over until tomorrow, and considera
tion of the fortifications bill was resumed.
Mr. Newiands spoke In support of the pro
posal to eliminate the Philippine Islands
from the present plana for fortifications.
After further debate, the Teller atnenl
ment was accepted 23 to 23, and on motion
of Mr. Clay the appropriations applying
only to seacoaHt defenses In the Hawaiian
islands were reduced to I.'!,'), to corre
spond with the" estimate for those Islands.
Pensloa BUI Is Passed.
The pension appropriation bill was taken
up and so amended as to dispense with tha
requirement that pension applicants show
continued disability.
Mr. McCumber said the bill carried an
increase over the amount carried last year
ot about 12,000,000 due to the additions tin
account of the Hpanish war and the old
age disability order. Me isald that last
year l.Mi private pension lbllls were en
acted into law. They Increased the ap
propriation about zn,V0. He added that
the old uge pension amendment merely
makes effective the executive order. The
bill then passed.
Bills were passed authorising the pay
rnent ot 14,350 to Custer county, Montana,
In aid of the construction of a bridge
I serosa the Tongue river, and authorising
I the leasing of lands in La Plata county.
Address. . .
If reu ltl t. tMI epv ol lbs
mention. in nU .Av.rtlMm.nt. wrl. year
p.m. .nd Idi-e- ta th. .t. '
off up .nd m.11 t Battle rffk
anltartam Co.. ltd.. lpt. H
Hatttle- ( Mlea.
.. . I T ol f Ht.B r
1 could cosTlnoe you In this of
h. u. u Tnu ot our KREB n.w boo.
?Vh. b.?tli rrk Id..." you -mid
rUs.' b-l
Joy hnv it ' be w.ll strong wKkeal wk
in. drut. or wdicin..'
- All It to.t. you. how..r. It the erlss f
t.inp . It (re..
It th. usiniB.nt or rot.nilos of your os
., tiltu ud In. too wealth tbM
'..r to y iu-l. worth pott.l, -n IM on.
tod.)- tor ue .boro cwiponi, and w. will
forw.rd tha hook proinpi'y.
You do sot obllss'e you-e" in
hy .n.v.rlns this sdv.rtlMni.nt. You r
n.llli.r r"lr to bur .nithlsf nor Is
promle. anything. All ak la that yos the book rartul.
Ii uii. ho yeu no ll. In vour
horn, without diiiulblng your datly routine
tn an ) a n. hUIIul llt-tha 111.
that haa r..iored thouaanda to health at tha
famou. Batlla Creak Saoii.rlum.
n la now woiili' that nlae-t.mna ot
all IIwhi ara .auad by Improper .'.
Van .at dlaear-a: and you al baltn. It
la all In tha ttiolca ot food.. "Tna a.ttl
( rael Ideal" will tall yon how Ij rhooaa
r'snt M a. t sat d kP too haallk.
If tha health- la aorth k.tng. tka book la
worth atng for today. Addrae.
Tka battle reek Sawllarlas
Co., Lta Dept. II ltt.
Battle t'roek, Mich.
For fifty year. staple
remedy of superior merit.
Absolutely harmless.
Colorado, for experiments In .rubber pro
duction. - . '
At 5:06 the senate went Into executive
session nnd at J:2" adjourned.
I.tma Debate Over ( banae In Halarlra
of Minor Employes.
WASHINGTON, March M.-The house t -ilay
did business with a mocroscope In otic.
hand and the bill making appropriation
for the salaries of Its officer and employed
In the other. The result wAs that althougii
five nnd one-half hours were spent In read
ing the legislative appropriation hill for
amendinenl, less than twenty-five pages of
the measure were completed. The spirit of
economy in little things waa all absorbing
Points of order were made and many of"
them were fatal to proposed Increase In Un
salaried of officers. Janitors, doorkeeperi-. ,
messengers and Inborcrs. A point of order
which made the salary of the engineer of
the house $72"' a year Instead of $S20. as pro
posed, caused a constitutional debate of
nore than an hour on the point as tn
whether the house could do as it saw fit
in the matter of fixing the salaries of 1:
employes. The conclusion seemed to be tluu
it could, and that It prescribed Its own ac
tion by its rules. However, these rules
prohibit Increasing a salary without pro
vision of law. The final round for the day
was a debate as to whether the house could '
get as good packing boxes as the senate dlil '
for Its members, and Anally a move wa
made to eliminate packing boxes entirely'
from the perquisites of members, which
Makes Showing to Colorado at Seath
ern and Is Favorably Received.
CASPER. Wyo.. March 3D. 8pecla.
The committee apiwlnted by the Caspt j
Commercial club, composed of Hon.' Patrick
Sullivan and George F. Slilphen, to confer
with the Denver Chamber of Commerce ami,,
the officials ot the Colorado & Southern
railroad, concerning the building of that.,
company's line from Orln Junction, to
Casper, reported most favorably at the last .
meeting ot the local organisation. Thfs
committee visited the Chamber- of. Com
merce In Denver and also Vice President .
Parker of th ab. ova mentioned road,.,.,
week, and were listened to wt. mucn .Ui,-, ,
terest. The railroad officials expressed suriA
prise when shown the figures ot tha volume, ,
of business done In Casper, as did also the.
members of the Chamber of Commerce. .
The Colorado & Southern has surveyor in ,
this territory at present who are ascertain-.;
Ing the most feasible route to the Salt
Creek oil fields Just north of Casper by ex
tending the line from Its present termlnuj
at Orln Junction. The railroad officials
promised the Casper commute that th ..
purveyors now in the field would b sent
here and would go over the rout recom
mended. It is the Intention of this road
to build from Orln Junction to Sheridan .,
and take in the Salt Cyeek nil dlsUtat. .,
Two Overcome by
LORAIN. O.. March 30.-William Tells
row of Cleveland snd Raymond Westly of
this city were overcome by gas In the office
of the J. M. Basore livery last night ami
when found early today Tellsrow was dead.
Westley Is In a dying condition at a hos
pital. . . -
The Ginger Bread Man
Big and Brilliant All-Star Cast.
Augmented Orchestra.
Friday, "La Boheme." eat. Mat.
"FauBt.'' Bat. Night, "Valkyre."
Prices, c. 1, U.oo. $iuu, U-G0. .
Mon.. Tnes., Wod. Mat. and Night,
March 26. 27 and J Ths Suocess r;
of th Century
THE LIO AMI THE MOIHb;-Prices-Evenings,
&c to U; Mat., X4
to 11.60.
Nights Sun. Mat 100-1M
urs., aai.
Tonight and All,
The Military Drama,
Next Week Mv Friend from India; -
Phone Dougla 484.
Tonight and Saturday Matin and Night
Th Eight Allisoh. Sidney Dean ft Co..
Five Vernon. Wynn Wlnslow. Armstrong
A Holly. William 1'iavU & Co.. Bsrr at
Evans, and the Klnodrom.
PRICES Me, 24c snd aoc.
-Prices ISo, 26c, iuc. 75c.-
Matinee Today. k- Tonight,
The Thrilling Mlodrainatlo ,
Sonsttlon, '.
Thursday "Msn's Enemy."
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