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THE OMAHA DEE
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VOL. XXXVI-NO. 11,
OMAIIA, SATURDAY MORNING, .TUNE 30, 1906-SIXTEEN FAGES.
SINGLE COPY THREE CENTS.
CZAR FEARS ARMY
Russian Emperor ii Guarded Almost Exclu
sively by Foreigner.
NICHOLAS WILL REMAIN AT PETERHOF
Report that Imperial Family U to Go to
GARRISON AT PALACE IS DOUBLED
Terrorist Hake Attempt to Wis Employe!
CONFLICT IN THE LOWER HOUSE
Liberal aad Constltatlonal Dfrne
erats Leh Horn Over Law
Limiting; Right oft
8T. PETERSBURG, June 29. An of
ficial denial la given to the report that
the emperor and court are leaving Peter
hof and returning to Tsarskoe Selo, owing
to the discovery of a revolutionary plot
among the palace servants. The report
Is officially accounted for by rumors fol
lowing the retirement of General Flesko, the
commandent at Peterbof. and the appoint
ment of Colonel Lermentoff, comnianQt-r of
the Imperial regiment of Uhlans as lits
aucceasor. The former's retirement is
atatt-d to be due purely to private con
siderations, but several officers of Ills staff
are indignant at ths promotion of Colonel
Lerrrentoff over their heads and have
asked to be relieved.. This gave riae to the
report of the discovery of a revolutionary
While the official explanations are re
garded with suspicion, as it Is beyond
question that the terrorists and revolu
tionists are constantly attempting to gain
a foothold In the palace, there is no cause
to doubt the truth of the official statement
that ths court hss no Intention of returning-
to Tsarako Selo this summer.
Peterhof In reality Is much eater from
the Imperial family than Tsarskos Selo,
being located on a gulf, enabling the im
perial yacht to be moored at a wharf 200
yardn from ths palace, always avalllabla
to convey the emperor and his family to
Finland, or some other place of security.
There la an elaborate system of wlreleas
telegraphy connecting the palace at Peter
hof with ths fortreasees of CronsUult.
Vlborg and Helelngfors and with the war
ships in the gulf, thus Inaurlng the, i em
peror age Inst being cut oft from the out
side world as he was during the operators'
strike last fall. Since the revelations that
dlMoyalty had Invaded even "his majesty's
tfwjjreglment of the guards It Is assarted
he-.rttf nothing would be surprising.
Qeneral Trepnff, commander "of the palace,
who Is personally charged with protecting
the safety of the emperor's person, has
redoubled his precautions.
The garrison at . Peterhof - has been
strengthened by a guard of Clroassans and
the 'detachment of . Cossacks . about the
palace has been doubled. The servants at
tne palace, as heretofore, are the emperor's
faithful Nameluke and Tartars, soma of
whom do not speak the Russian language
The Russian servants are confined for ths
tih.e being to tried lackeys and valets, but
among these the terrorists have frequently
boasted that they have spies. .Newsboys
carrying sacks are forbidden to enter the
grounds of ths old palace, to which tha
public la admitted, and no one Is allowed
within the walls surrounding the grounds
of tha small palace where the imperial
family resides without a permit. Secret
police by the hundreds. In civilian clothes
throng tha parks and streets. The em
peror never drives out beyond the grounds
of the small palace and the members ot
the court are practically prisoners within
Its wails. The principal amuaement .ia
tennis, but all the cuatomary gaiety of
court life has vanished.
Favorite Regiment In Disgrace.
The crushing blow Indicted on the em
peror by ths discovery of diesatlsfsctlon In
his favorita regiment, the Preobrajensky
reglmsnt of life guards, aa ahown by Its
adoption of resolutions recently upholding
all the actions of Parliament and announc
I ing mat in men wnnira no mun police
duty entailing the slaying of brothers or
fathers, hss ao affected his majesty that he
haa ordered the name of the disloyal first
tetteJlon to be stricken from the roll of
the imperial guards. In addition tha eol
dlsra and officers of the battalion have been
deprived forever of the special rlghta en
Joyed by guardsmen and hereafter the bat
talion will be designated "the special In
Ths general staff no longer conceals its
rear tnat tne morale or tne entire army Is
championing the cause of ths mutineers In
each instance aa it arises the first big test
an ay find troops Una up. aa the French
guards did two days beWre the hast He fell,
on tha aids of ths people and against the
The Slow today says that ths troubles In
tha army have routed the reactionary court
camarilla and have precipitated a definite
decision not only not to dissolve Parlia
ment, but to dismiss the Goremyklri cabinet,
and that in the meantime the emperor haa
directed the ministers to reply to all Inter
pellations In Parliament.
Count Witts from Ms self-imposed exile
abroad haa dispatched several urgent tele-
1 1 grama here emphasising the necessity of
S nitttlnv A . V- . .l T. i.K m,,,K.a-1,
.4) the Impression of which has seriously af
fected Runsia'a credit abroad.
The Bourae Oaxette today reports aa out
break ot mutinous spirit among the Grena
diers of tha guard.
The Nashashnl tour time) waa again con
fiscated today. Tills la the liberal news
paper whoa filers In January. lanfj. were
Incarcerated In the fortress of St. Peter and
St. Paul and which was confiscated in Oc
tober of the same year and again In April
last for exniesslng its views on the Russian
traagle, tn Damn.
1,30 p. tn. The constitutional democrats
and liberals locked horns during today's
aeasion of the lower house of Parliament
over the project of the law of the assembly
drafted by tha committee of the constitu
tional democrats. The project retains a
number of the features of the provisional
law piutnulgated last winter, such aa the
prohibition of meetings within a mil of
the residence of the emperor and of the
Parliament building, the requirement of the
pretence ( police representatives and a
day's notlre if the Intention to hold meet
of this province are not only annexing the
laad of the gentry, but are taking Bunions
fat Ue load X la weU-lo-4o peaaaDta.
ings, sll of ehicli were strongly attacked
I fey the liberals The discussions were pi -
I ll.iilnary to the difference to the project ef
' KIZ8HNI. Russia. June !. The peasants
WOMEN ENTERTAIN VISITORS
Ambassador Reid and lsswsrtki
Onests of the American So
ciety la London.
LONDON. June The Smclety of Amer
lesn Women gave a luncheon to Ambas
sador Reld snd Mrs. Reid snd Mr. and
Mrs. I-ongworth at ths Hotel Cecil todjy.
The guests Included, besides the Relds ani'
the Longworths, Lord Roberts, the du'.
and duchess of Marlborough and I.ord C M
so-i, former viceroy of India. Mrs. '
ster Olyne, who presided, in propos' S
health of Mr. and Mrs. Reld said' S
come was arranged last year, but, .-
rat'ly, was deferred on scrount .lie
death of Secretary Hsy. Mr. Reld thanked
the women snd excused himself for not
miking a epeerh.
The duke of Marlborug. ?n proposing
the health of Mr. snd Mrs. Iongworth,
spoke of the Interest Englishmen took In
the political utterances of President Roose
velt and In his great political csreer, say
ing that the president's high alma and
courage and manliness commended the ad
miration, good will arid enthusiasm of the
British. Recognizing the president's great
qualities, the British had gladly welcomed
his daughter and now that they had met
her they regretted her early departure snd
hoped she would retain for England the
kindly feeling and Interest which England
would retain for her.
Mr. Longworth replied, thanking the
American women for their courtesy snd
expressing the pleasure experienced by
himself and his wife at the kindness they
had met with on every hand.
Iiord Curzon. speaking for the guests,
said It had been a great pleasure for them
to meet the daughter of the greatest states
man of the day, not only because she Is
the daughter of the president, but because
of herself. President Roosevelt was mak
ing an enduring mark on the history of
his times, but, above all, the British had to
thank him for cementing the good rela
tions existing between the two peoples.
Mrs. Reld and Mrs. Longworth afterward
attended a reception of the Lyceum Lad lee'
club. , ,
RAIN .SPOILS BRITISH FETE
Arrangements for Official Observance
of King's Birthday Are Can
celled by Committee.
LONDON, June 29. Most of the arrange
ments for the public observance of King
Edward's birthday were cancelled today be
cause of a aevere rainstorm which ylslted
this country early in the morning.
Over two Inrhea of rain fell in London
in eight hours, constituting a record.
Many districts were flooded and people
were driven out of their nouses, the under
ground railroads were Inundated and traffic
was stopped. In some of the suburbs of
this city tha streets were Impassable to
pedeatrlans and the imprisoned occupants
of flooded houses were rescued by firemen
In boats. The king ordered the cancellation
oi the ceremony of trooping the colors on
ths Horse Guards' parade snd the aban
donment of the reviews of troops at Alder-
shot and elsewhere.
A great amount of damage was rsnsed
bytha atorm In tha agricultural districts.
Cattail ere aacoeeae Almodavari1the'J-rfjua(Jlng of . the Departments of
MADRID, June .-8enor Perea' CftST?JgtatJ Justice. . Commerce and I-abor waa
lero, Spanish ambassador to Italy, haa
been appointed minister of foreign affaire
In succesalon to the late duke of Almo
dovax. The new minister was associated
with Alraodovar at Algeclraa, where ths
former waa ths chief Spanish orator tn
behalf of the Spanish-French contentions.
CITRUS FRUITSEASON ENDS
Soathera California Ships Over S3.000
Carloads of Lemons and
LOB ANGELES, CaL, June 2. Southern
California's orange season of 190S-I prac
tically la. at an end. In all tha local
orange growing territory there are prob
ably not more than 1,300 carloads of fruit
on the trees or ready for shipment and
present shipments are spasmodic and light.
August 1 probably will see the last car
load sent out. The season haa been a pros
perous one for the growers. Although the
orange have been smaller, the prices have
been better and the total showing la ex
pected to be ahead ot last year. Until
yesterday the shipments of the season had
amounted to 20.698 carloada ot oranges and
4.930 carloads of lemons. Tha total ship
ments for the citrus season are expected
to reach 12,000 cara of oranges and 4.000
cara of lemona.
MESSENGER FOR NEW SENATOR
Government will Pay Fearteen Haa-
dred Dollars tf Pnt Ben
son aa Par.
WASHINGTON. June 21. When th
senate mat today Senator Keen from the
committee on eontlgent expenses reported
favorably a resolution authorising the
committee on documents to employ a mes
senger at 11,440 per annum.
"How old la the committee,' asked Sen
ator Culbertson. ..
"It .was created for the benefit of the
aenator from Kansas (Mr. Benson)," re
plied Mr. Keen.
"What Is ths necessity for ItT" asked
the Texas senator.
"Ths purpose was to place the Kansas
senator on a level with other majority sen
ators, all of whom have messengers," re
plied Mr. Kean.
The resolution was adopted.
MINORITY WILL EXPLAIN
Senators Who Object ta Bate Bill ta
Paellsh Report Daring; '
WASHINGTON. June -When ths rall-
commlttee on Interstate commerce yester-
day Senator Elklns gave notice that he
should file a minority report stating the
reasons of five members of the committee
In not concurring in the report cf the ma-
He has tvn given leave U perfect bis
report before having It printed and during I
.... " "
wul ii win rensisi ei n oumpimtion ni an
the testimony taken by the committee and
other data gathered, together with care
fully prepared comments. It will be algned
by Senators Elkins. Foraker, Kean, Crane
Friday a Feaat Day.
ST ll l June 3 -Catholics la St
Ia uls sntl throuahout the l'nlit Stiui I
ate meat today without vUUting their re-
llgloua eoMtisJon. a special dispensation
having b.o g-antd by the pope In order
uiwri.. ths faet of at peter and t.
Paul TIM is the third time during the
! ln of p- pe plus X that this prt lie has
giei'itd U CaUtwliua la loo tinted
HOUSE WINS MEAT FIGHT
Conference, Committee Accepts Amendments
Mid Both Houses Approve It
GC .t TO PAV FOR INSPECTION
vi-ond Bill and Snodry Civil
cNJlIl Am Alan Ready tor
WASHINGTON. June 2J.-"We're going
home, we're going home tomorrow," waa
In the mind of the members of the house
today when they assembled for the last
real hard day's work previous to adjourn
ment. Conference reports were considered
throughout the day. The final report on
the agricultural appropriation bill contain
ing the meat Inspection provision, was
adopted, the senate eventually agreeing
that the government should pay the cost of
Inspection. Other matters of vital moment
was ths agreement to the conference re
port on the pure food bill, the Ohio river
and Lake Erie ship canal, and the natural
The house has amended the resolution
of the senste making the rate bill effective
sixty days from June 29, W. As the dste
the bill pasted it became effective from
the time It was approved.
The house sdopted the conference report
on the general deficiency bill, which car
Mr. Tswney explained that this bill us
ually covered the Items carried in the
omnibus public building bill. Speaker Can
non suggested that a supplemental general
deficiency bill could bo passed carrying
these items after the conference hsd agreed
on the omnibus public building bill. This
suggestion was accepted and the conference
report was adopted, which passed the
Mr. Bartholdt (Mo.), In preference to the
conference report on the publto building
bill to the house today explained that the
conferees had agreed on all but fourteen
of Its, amendments, one of these being sn
appropriation of $3,000,000 for the purchase
of a site in Wsshlngton for a state. Jus
tice and commerce and labor building. The
report ot the conference wss adopted. Mr.
Tawner, offered a resolution that It Is the
sense of the house that Its conferees do
not sgree to the senate amendment for the
government building, and when the speeker
put the question 225 members voted In the
affirmative, there being no votes In the
SCHDRT CIVIL BILL IS, PASSED
Both Boasea Adopt Conference Report
WASHINGTON, June Both houses of
congress tonight adopted the conference re
port on the sundry civil appropriation bill
and that measure now goes to the president
for signature. Mr. Hale presented the re
port In the senate. -
The senate receded on the amendment
providing for a steel light vessel at Swift
aura bank, at the entrance to Juan de Fuca
The Jamestown exposition appropriation
atays in the bill as arranged by the con
ferees. The appropriation ot $3,000,000 for
stricken out, that being . provided for In
the public building bill.
Later the report was adopted by the
house after Mr. Tawney had explained
that the senate had added t8,004.1H. The
house, by holding out, reduced this amount
by $4,J1.000, leaving the Increase over the
amount carried by the house bill t3.688.U4.
The house. Mr. Tawney said, had receded
on the coal testing amsndment, which al
lows tests to be made by the geological
survey for other than government purposes.
The total amount carried by the sundry
olvll bill as finally agreed to Is tng.2ST.184.
LAKE'S IfOMUIATIO CONFIRMED
Callfornlan Becomes Member af later
state Commerce Commission.
WASHINGTON, June .-The senate In
executive session ' today confirmed the
nomination of Franklin Lane of California
to be a member of the Interstate Commerce
commission to succeed former Governor
Joseph W. Fifer of Illinois. The president
sent the nomination to the senate on De
cember 1 last, but the Interstats commerce
committee failed to act on it. Opposition
to reporting ths nomination, it was publicly
stated, was based upon the fact that if ho
were confirmed 'the democratic members
would dominate the commission, Mr. Lena
being a democrat. Senator Elklns made a
favorable recommendation on the nomina
tion today by polling tha committee. Sena
tor Foraker led the tight against confirma
tion today, contending that Mr. Lsne lacks
conservatism and is a pronounced reformist
in railroad matters. Senators Kean and
Tillman were both opposed to cohflrmstlon.
Senator Elkjns urged confirmation and In
thla was Joined by Senator Flint, who said
he had opposed the nomination on account
of Mr. Lane'a politics, but now that the
commission la to be enlarged by the new
rat bill he withdrew his objections. On a
vtva voce vet Mr. Lane waa confirmed.
Kamlaaiioaa hy President.
WASHINGTON, June .-Tha president
sent the following nominations to tha sen
Postmasters: ' Missouri, C. B. Cross,
Boonvllle; Iowa. W. C. Williams. Atlantic;
6outh Dakota, H. Helnti, Elkton; R. Z.
Bennett, Beresford; D. W. Wllmarth. De
Smet: J. D. Parker. Ooiton; J. Rel h,
Scotland: J. Bell. Spearneld; I,. G. Flan.
Woonaocket; J. C. Reed, Arlington; F. 8.
Myers. Red field; North Dakota. D. Latin.
Maryvllle; Kansas. I. B. Davis. Maryavllle.
Receiver of public moneys at Fargo, N.
D : J. Justin Jordan.
To be surveyor general ot Idaho: Ernest
Bareaa ef Satarallaatlaa Created.
WASHINGTON, June . The ,onfr
ence on the bill creating a bureau,' of
naturalisation and immigration 'was
adopted by the house today. This' paasts
, FIGHTS AT FORT LEAVENWORTH
I r" White and Colored
j . Treeps Sends Fenr Men ta the
LEAVENWORTH, Kan.. June .-All
WVia UiHtiVArth nun
I mil, are restricted to the limits ot the
ganiaon tonight by orders of Lieutenant
I Paulding, acting commandant, because of
! many lights that have taken place on the
military reservation and in the north part
of Leavenworth between tha Eighteenth In.
fantry men (white) and tha Fourth cavalry
(colored?. The bad feeling existing between
the organisations was caused by cavalry
men heating two infantrymen Wednesday
! night, and aeveral flghta resulted then and
j - Friday sight. Four men are confined
. , ,h. ,. ...
to th bospHal at ths post. Roll calls sre
i sounded st frequent Intervale during ths
night houre. The feeling heiweea the
a viiuajMvu ear aavvrvitifij vs inn
FIREMEN AFTERJHE MUTUALS
Desire Them ta Pay Same Percentage
as Old Line Companlee ta
Help Them Ont.
!Or. FALI-S. 8. D.. June 2S -peclal
Telegram.) At a business meeting of the
members of the South Dakota Firemen's
association today the following officers were
elected for the coming year:
President. O. W. Glltls. Mitchell (re
elected i ; first vice president. Wllllnm
Mueller, parkston t re-elected ; second vice
president. Erlmond Wilson, Farker (re
elected!; secrtsry. Wllllsm Kolb. Vermil
ion (re-elected); treasurer, William Luck.
It was decided to be the sense of the
meeting that the ISc-7 tournament should be
held In the northern part of the state, all
things being equsl. The matter will be
settled definitely later on by the Board of
Control of the aasoclatlon. Nine new de
partments were admitted io membership
st the present tournsment, msklng forty
six departments now Included in the asso
ciation. Tha old line Insurance companlea pay the
firemen's association 3 per cent per year
on the amount of business done in the
various pities and towns which have Are
protection, while the mutual companies pay
nothing. It was decided to make an effort
to secure a like percentage from the mutual
companies. On motion, it was decided that
the president of th association should sp
point a committee to go to Pierre next
winter and endeavor to have the legislature
enact such legislation as will give the as
so"lstlon the percentsge desired.
. Secretary Ko'.h was Instructed to notify
all fire departmenta In the state to file
their reporta with the state officers con
cerning Are Insurance before September 1
of each year. Hereafter those who partici
pate In tournament t-ot.testa must be mem
bers of their departmenta for not less than
six months prior to the holding of the
The Board of Control awarded first prize
In the green hose race, which was protested
by Platte, to Clear Ike, with Hartford
HEAVY TRAVEL TO SHOSHONE
Eight Regnlnr Trains Dally on Sorth
weitera Line West ef
CASPER, Wye., June . (Special.)
Trains on the Northweetern are crowded
tvpry day with people who are seeking
homes on the Shoshone reservation which
Is to be opened for settlement August 18.
The registration for the drawing will be
gin at Shoshonl. Lander. Thermopolls snd
Worland on July 15, and the drawing will
take place at Ijinder August 4. The new
railroad extension from Casper to Sho
shonl was completed yesterday. The new
line Is known as the Wyoming North
western and the headquarters of this
line are In Cssper. Bight regular trains
dally are now In operation and the man
ngement la contemplating the -Inauguration
of several more, as the traveT demands
them. As a result cf this activity Casper
ia receiving a larger trade than ever be
fore in the history of the town snd an In
creased population Is very evident. The
demand for houses to rent csn not be sup
plied and many families sre living In tents
and cars on the sidetracks until more com
knodioua quarters nral)taJnable
, Treat for Wyoming Streams.
CASPER, Wyo.. June 29. ( Special.)
County Clerk E. B. Shaffner Is In Orln
Junction today where he went to receive
a shipment of 50,000 trout fry from the
Wyoming state hatchery at Laramie. These
flsh are to be planted In the streams of
Natrona county and la the largeet number
of fry ever received here.
Rannway Accident Fatal.
PIERRE, 8. V.. June J9. (8peclsl Tele
gTam.) W. N. Itejnolda, one of the prom
inent realdents of the northern part of the
county, died at the hoapital in. this city
late last' night from the effects of Injuries
received In a runaway accident Wednesday
ROOT WILL VISIT NATIONS
am i I
Secretary of State Will Be Gaest of
Sonth. American Repnhllcs
for Tea Days.
WASHINGTON, Juns 2.-6eeretary-Root
will accept the hospitality of Chils and
make part of his trip along the west coast
of South America In a Chilean warship.
The United States cruiser Charleston, on
which Secretary Root will sail for South
America, is too large a craft to work ita
way along ths Inside passage from the
strait of Magellan to Valparaiso, Chile, and
consequently the American secretary of
State and his party will probably leave the
Charleston at Sandy Point lh the strait of
Magellan and go. aboard a Chlltan man-of-war
which can work Its way along between
the ialands of the nest coast and the main
land, thus shortening the trip by several
hundred miles and enabling Mr. Root to
remain longer In Chile.
Secretary Root will probably be in Rio
Janeiro for about ten days. His stops on
the west coast of South America will be at
Valparaiso, Chile, Callao, Peru, and Guaya
quil, Ecuador. From Valparaiso he will
Journey by rail to Bantlago, the capital ot
Chile. He will also take the rail trip from
Callao to Lima, the Peruvian capltol. The
distance from Guayaquil to Quito, the capi
tal of Ecuador, ia so great that Mr. Root
probably will be unable to make the trip.
After crossing the Isthmus of Panama
Mr. Root will go to Cartagena, Colombia,
to pay his respects to that government.
The Colombian secretary of state will
doubtless be at Cartagena to greet Mr.
Root and It Is not unlikely that President
Reyes himself will make the long trip from
Bogota to greet the American secretary ot
state. Cartagena will be Mr. Root's last
atop before returning to New Tork,
GOVERNOR JOHNSON PROTESTS'
Minnesota Exeentlve Objects to Sale
af Flonr Ceatrlhnted for Earth
, aeeke BasTerers.
ST. PAItIa Jure 2. Governor Johnson to
day sent the following telegrsm to Govern -Pardee
Citlsens of Minneapolis donated tC.COO
sscks of flour for free distribution among
the needy sufferers of the California dis
aster. They protest scnlnst sale or delivery
of this flour and Insist on Its distribution
as Intended. Snd with them I earnestly Join
tn this protest. JOHN A. JOHNSON
This telegram is the result of a published
statement by Chairman Edgar of the Min
neapolis California relief committee, which
went at length Into the manner of the col
lection of the flour sent to Ban Franr'scd
and the purpose for whlrh it was intended.
Edgar claimed that the committee sent
the flour to San Frasclsco for free distribu
tion and that it did not want flour sold,
but wished It distributed, ss was originally
Intended. Mr. Fdgsrchsrged tha Red Cross
with misuse of relief funds.
REASONS FAVOR ROSEWATER
E. J. Oorniih Tells Why He Ehonld Be
EEST MAN FOR PLACE AT PRESENT
' esaaanaasme y.
ttaallfled for Effective Work at
Washington hi His Llfe-i.eng
Experience and Stady of
Some reasons why Edward Rosewnler
should represent' Nebraska. ,n the I'nlttd
Btates senate were given by' E. J. Cornbh
last night at a meeting of republicans at
Twentieth and Cuming, held for the pur
pot.e of organising for primary wotk next
Tuesday. He began by saying that a pro
phet la not a prophet In his own country,
and that Mr. Rosewatcr Is better appre
ciated in the east than In Ms home state,
the eastern statesmen recognising tils abil
ity and looking constantly to him for In
formation as to the trend of western
Getting down to Mr. Rosewater's quali
fications, he said:
You all know the Roosevelt sentiments,
for tha regulation of railroad rates, for the
control of monopolies, for equitable distribu
tion of the burdens of tsxatlon. Tnese are
the sentiments you have' been reading in
The Bee since It haa been a paper. Tne
Omaha Bee Is known for Its expression of
radical and original opinions, and It Is
quoted more In the east than all the nthrr4
papers combined, with the result thst Rose-
water ts a ramtllar name to the editors mid
etstesmen of the esst. There Is no paocr
In the fnlted States that more correctlv
Interprets events, showing where they le.iil
and pointing ottl their relation to the pub
lic welfsje, than The Omaha Bee. If It
were published In New York City It would
be aa great a paper as the country boasts.
ii is a paper unique in the west.
Qnnllgcatlons af Mr. Rosewater.
Mr. Rosewater has snent his life In tha
study of the polltl.-al affairs of the Ameri
can people, Sml especially in the Interests
of the people of thla atate. He Vnows Ne
braska from end to end. its resources. Ita
limitations. Its advantages, its needs.
When a tariff bill Is framed In congress
we want a man to represent us there who
Is thoroughly conversant, as he Is. with
every business Interest of the state.
lie knowa aa much about postal affairs
ss any man outside the postmaster gen
eral's office. His studies have made him such
a specialist in this line that he has twice
been chosen by presidents of the United
Statea to represent the country In the
International Postsl congress.
He saw how Important to the state ft
would be to get thegovernment Interested
In Irrigation , In western Nebrasks, and
he labored haVd to get the Irrigation plsnk
In the platform of the party. Nobody
knowa so murh about the atate a Irrigation
problems as he does.
The question of flnanee-Jie haa stndied
thoroughly. His articles on postal savings
hanks have been reproduced In the finan
cial Journals of the world.
Edward Rosewster, as senator from Ne
braska, would have the confidence of the
laboring men of th state, for they have
known him personally for . years. And
right here I want to say that the demo
cratic, party Is unsafe for labor to ally
Itself with, for the reaaon that It advocates
states' lights, snd union labor needs na
In his thirty .active years before the
public Mr. Rosewater has slways stood
firmly for what he believed to be right.
He has worked for right principles within
tiie party. The fear that Rosewater snd
The Bee would get hold of wrongdoing hss
prevented more wrongdoing In office than
any thing I know of.
. Rose vnter ar Nobody.
The voters In this senstorlal fight are
either for Rosewater or against him. .He
Is the Issue. There's nobody- for Crounse;
the people don't care about him. and those
who vote for his delegatea are doing ao
because of their enmity to Rosewster. The
secret of the opposition Is that he hss been
in every fight In the last thirty or forty
years. Why, thst very consideration ought
to be in his favor. But you -can't get Into
a political fight without stepping on toes,
snd Mr. Rosewater had to step on those
toes and make enemies, or he couldn't
have been so useful to the state as he has
been. His enemies sre not many, but they
are bitter. It Is safe to. say he has not
more than 100 enemies in the state. Why
should they prevent the public from get
ting the service of the best talent It has?
They fight his esndidacy because of per
sonal enmity and then try to cause trouble
with the ballot. I never knew anybody
to Juggle with the-ballot without tne peo
ple resenting It and making their feeling
known by their vote. They will resent
It this time. It Is going to De some troume
to vote next Tuesday, but with the sample
ballot which has been given each voter
It will not be so difficult after all. The
people will known how to vote, and the
fact that an effort haa been made to de
prive them of their ballot will cause them
to be all the more zealous.
No Time for Compromise.
I am not a particular friend of Mr. Rose-
water and I am not Indebted to Mr. Rose-
water, hut I am so tired of compromises,
of the riien who have no especially good
qualities and who have no enemies be
cause tiiey have done nothing. They float
into their places as a cork floats with the
current. When we have had a man up
with any strength of character he was
killed because somebody was opposed to
With tils extensive acquaintance, his
profound knowledge of political affairs, his
influence, his devotion of his life to the
advancement of thought in the west, his
fixed opinions on public policy and the
fact that he la no atrangec to t.ie beat
statesmt-n of the country, 1 believe Edmard
Rosewater ts the best man we could send
:o the United Statea senate.
MITCHELL AT .KANSAS CITY
Miners' Leader Will Endeavor' to
BrlnaT Aboat Peace la the
KANSAS CITT, Juns .-John Mitchell,
president of ths United Mine Worksrs of
America, arrived here today from Indian
apolls'to confer with members of tha South
western Coal Operator' association over
local differences in t?s Wovlnger, Mo., and
aoma of the Arl ansv-s districts.
In the Ncvlnget tlistrict the operators say
that becaufcc of railroad conditions they
cannot operate under the Kansas City
agreement with profit. In Arkansaa tha
trouble la over the mine run law passed by
the recent legislature, the miners asserting
that to carry out the Kansas City agree
ment they must violate this statute.
Just before the conference began John C,
Taraney, who operates the principal mlnaa
In the Nevlnger district, announced that he
had given orders to clean up his mlnaa and
that work would be resumed at once. Thla
left only the trouble in Arkansaa to be set
tled. President Mitchell stated before tak
ing up this lstter matter that ha was bound
to favor ths stand taken by the Arkansas
miners, who were" only trying to live up to
the state laws.
PNLY ASXS BONUS AND PLANT
Kansas Man la Willing ta Start
Distillery If tha Cash ts Pat
' 1 p far Him.
Post office Inspector Moore received a
letter Friday morning from W. B. Wilson
of Tonganoxla, Kan., asking information
telatlve to tha prospective opening for a
denatured alcohol dliilllery In Omaha. Mr.
Wilson is anxious to know If the gov
ernment will furnish the machinery for
the plant, and desires thst Inspector Moore
shall submit his proposition to the Com-
merrlal club regarding the bonus to be
g1en for such enterprises. He Is ready to
come Just aa soon aa ths government fur
nishes tha machinery and the requisite
bonus la assured
THE BEE BULLETIN.
1 Tsar Loses faith In the irnr, '
Reasons far Rnsevrnter's Klectloe.
Home Wins Flaht Over Meat Rill.
Rate Bill Xott the Law ef the land.
S) Prompt Action on the Meat BUI.
S ewa from All Ports of lekraika,
Baffnlo f'onnty Endorses Brown.
4 Omaha tiets a rw tiraln Tariff.
Hitchcock Is Ont After the Mayor.
B Lawrence's Defense aa Alibi.
Harry Thavr Plenda Xnt nnllty.
Financial Review af the Week.
T Affairs at Sonth Omaha.
A State Press on the Senntorshlp.
11 All Klevators on the Snme Footing.
Rnrglnrs X Eight Hnnses.
1.3 Sporting; Events of the Pay.
1.1 tnru.nerrlal and Financial lews.
IS Cennrll Bluffs aad Iowa Mews.
Temperntnre nt Omaha Yesterday)
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NEW TURN IN JOINT SUITS
Kansas Man Says He Has Plan ta
Close Saloons at
KANSAS CITT. June 2 -C. W. Ttickett,
who is fighting ths saloons In Kansas-Crty,
Ksn., conferred today with Judge W. C.
Holt of the. common pleas court on a new
scheme, to close the Joints. "I predict,"
said Mr. Trlckett, "that there will be no
liquor served In this county within thirty
six hours after we launch o'ur new cam
paign," the nature of which he declined to
In the meantime .the attorney general
continues collecting evidence preparatory
to final action In tne case ot the forty
Jolntlst's who had previously been served
with writs of abatement.
In his mall today Attorney General Trlck
ett received aeveral lettera threatening that
his life would be taken and his home de
stroyed If he continued his crusade. In the
face of this he Issued writs of abatement
against thirty additional ssloons. It has
been found thst several saloons are owned
by a certain brewing company now In re
ceiver's hands and It Is contended that
these Joints cannot be molested, as they
are nominally under the protection of the
MRS. JAMES TANNER KILLED
Wife of Commander-ln-f hlef of G. A.
R. Meets Death la Automobile
' HELENA. Mom., June 28. Mrs. James
Tanner, wife of the commander-in-chief 'of
the Grand Array of the Republic, died
this afternoon as the result of an automo
bile accident. Mr. and- Mrs. Tanner ar
rived here this ffiofnliiaV Is. f&rmer being
on a visit of inspection to the Montana de
partment ot the Grand Army. This after
noon Mr. and Mra Tanner, Mrs. J. K.
Toole,- wife of the governor, and General
Lester . Wilson of Boieman made up an
automobile party to visit points In the
vicinity of the city. On the way to Fort
Harrison they were going at a fairly swift
rats along the narrow road, when the
chauffeur turned out to make room for a
freight wagon. The road runa along an
embankment and was so narrow that ths
automobile ran off the edge, turned over
and threw the occupants out. Mrs. Tanner
struck. the ground first and Mrs. Toole and
General Wilson fell on top of her. Mrs.
Tanner was unconscious and was taken
Immediately to a hospital, dying Just as she
reached there. The other members of the
party were not seriously hurt. '
DICK WANTSJSLE OF PINES
Ohio Senator Introdnrea Bill Provid
ing for Government of Ter
ritory la Dlspate,
WASHINGTON, June 19. A Joint reao.
lutton providing a temporary government
for the Isle of Pines waa today introduces!
in the senate by Senator Dick. The presen
tation of the bill created Immediate In
terest and at the request of Senator Mor
gan it was read and referred to the com
mittee on Pacific Islands and Porto Rico.
It applies tha canal sons government to the
Island and In addition declares a policy
with referenre to It. It Is aa follows:
That until It shall be otherwise provided
by act of congresN, or by treaty with
Cuba, the government of the Isle of Pines
rightfully belongs to the United States of
- That until congress shall otherwise pro
vide by law all the military, civil and
Judicial powers as wsll as the power to
make all rules and regulations neceassry
for the government the Isle of Pines shall
be Invested in such person or persons and
shall be exercised In such meaner as the
president shall direct for the government
of the said Isle of Pines and maintaining
and protecting the Inhabitants thereon In
he free enjoyment of their liberty, prop
erty and religion.
OUSTER PROCEEDINGS STARTED
Mtseearl Attorney Waald Bar the
Cella Commission Company
from the' State.
ST. LOUIS, Juns ?. Circuit Attorney
Sager Instituted quo warranto proceedings
today in ths circuit court against the
Cella Commission company, to oust that
company and all Its franchises and privil
eges from the ststs of Missouri, and ask
ing that alt Its privileges be declared for
feited and that Its property be forfeited
to the state.
The petition alleges that ever since its
organisation ths Cella Commission com
pany has violated the laws of this stats
and haa perverted and misused Its cor
porate authority, franchises snd privileges
and has unlawfully assumed and usurped
franchises and privileges not granted to It
by the laws of the state of Missouri. Ths
compsny's officers are named In Gould's
Business directory as F. J. Miner, president
and treasurer; C. A. Tlllea. vice president,
and P. A. Stevens, secretary.
KYD IS OUTJFOR TREASURER
Beatrlee Maa la Llae ta Saceeed Peter
Morteneea la Charge af
R. R. Kyd of Reatrlce was In Omaha
yesterday and while here announced him.
self aa a candidate for the nomination for
stats treasurer oa the republican ticket.
Mr. Kyd was In the houee of th last
general assembly from Go- county.
RATE BILL IS A LAW
President Sieni the Measure Shortly
EXCITING DEBATE IN UPPER HOUSE
Senate Adopts Conference Report After
CLASH BETWEEN TILLMAN AND BAILEY
Texas Irian Objects to South Carolinan's
Strictures on Railway Lawyers.
PASSES FOR RAILWAY EMPLOYES ONLY
Pipe Line Companies Xnt Debarred
froaa Dealing la OilLaw t
Take Effect la Slaty
WASHINGTON, June 2P. The president
tonight at 11 : Ifi signed the railroad rate
bill. He also signed the Immigration Mil
snd the hill for the construction of a lock
canal across the istnmus of Panama.
WASHINGTON. June . The senate de
voted most of Its time today to, considera
tion of conference reports. Including the
reports of the railroad rate bill, the pure
food bill and the meat Insnectloji provision
of the agricultural hill. All were adopted
during the day's session.
The principal controversy waa over the
rate bill when Senators Bailey and Tillman
had a heated colloquy, the mora notable be
cause of the warm friendship existing be
tween' the two senators. The controversy
was on the subject of railroad lawyers snd
Mr. Ilalley expressed strong disapproval
of the South Carolina senator's views on
that subject. There was also much dis
cussion of the meat Inspection provision.
A number of senators expressed themselves
aa willing only to accept the house provi
sion because it was attached to an appro
priation bill and a deadlock would cauae
the failure of the supply bill.
Ttllmaa Opens Debate.
Senator Tillman called up the ennferenco
report on the railroad rate legislation and
began his attack upon the pipe line amend
ment aa being In the interest of the Stand
ard Oil company.
"About the time the Allison amendments
were incubating," lie said, "there was s
great furore about the Garfield report on
the Standard till ornpany and we wero
told that the exposures of its crimes would
help the vote on the rate bill and undr
the cover of this dust the president re
tired from his advsnred position on rail
road legislation and accepted the Alllso.t
provision. . There the big stick and (ne
pitchfork, which had been in alliance,
found themaelvea separated and the pitch
fork, while doing duty on the firing lire,
looked around only to see tha tall of fit
aasociate hustling to the rearsliding to
wards the Allison base, to uae a bass ball
phrase. The big stick wss rushing In on
all -four's target between Father Allison,
legs." . .
He had no fsult to find, hs added, ex
cept that he considered the president hid
been Inconsistent in not coming to the as
sistance of the senate conferees. He con
sidered it a little remarkable that Just
when he might do something to thwsrt
the policy of this gigantic monopoly he Is
aa mum aa a niouse, except that there is
now another hurrah about what the prssl
dent Is going to do to the Standard OH In
the way of suits."
Big Mca I'nmolested.
He added that notwithstanding the
prosecution has been decided upon we are
carefully told In advance that the hlg'l
officials, such as Rockefeller, Rogers and
Arrhbold, are not to be molested.
He then commented upon the employment
of District Attorney Morrison of Illinois as
special counsel tn this case, saying that hs
had demonstrated "how not to do It" lu ths
Waters esse. "If," he added, "they wanted
an expert In that line he is as good as
could be found.
In the same connection he said that h
had beeh Informed that Hon. Frank Monet t,
"the most competent of all attorneys, Is lo
lose his Job." He sdded: "So It goes, ths
dear people are bumbooiled every day. but
the hurrah goes on. The president assures
us that the crimes of the Standard Oil
company are to be punished, but when It
comes to a real fight and when there Is sn
opportunity to do so he alts dumb snd al
lows the house conferees to compel tbe sen
ate conferees to yield to the demands uf
the Standard Oil company."
Senators Cullom and Hopkins defended
Mr. Morrison as a painstaking .and dill
gent attorney and Senator Foraker asked
for the source of the South Carolina sena
tor's lnormatlon concerning ths probable
retirement of Mr. Monett. This. Mr. Till
man said, hs was not at liberty to give.
Senator McCumber protested against the
elimination of the provision of ths paas
amendment permitting tha free transpor
tation of farm laborers. Senators Dolllver
and Tillman agreed In assuring him that
they could bs carried as at present as
"harvest excursionists," to which ths North
Dakota senator replied that if that was
trus the bill is not worth ths paper It la
Elklns Defends Report.
Senator KJklne defended the conference
report, on the commodity amendment, say
ing that ss originally adopted ths pro
vision meant a confiscation of the property
of the Independent oil operatora. He also
took exception to Mr. Tillman's criticisms,
saying In reply thai ha, Mr. IClklns, Is ss
free from the Influence of Standard Oil
aa any member could be. He also declared
that the prealdent needs no defense and
he charged that the South Carolina sena
tor was aggrieved because the president
did not agree with him. Hs declared that
the effect of the Tillman policy would ba
to break down the Independent companlea
' and said apparently that was what Mr.
Tillman was trying to du. He admonished
I the South Carolinian that even If he de-
sired to injure the Standard Oil company
he should not at the asms ttma destroy
j the business of thousands of others. He
said the Standard Oil company la able to
take car of Itself and to the latter point
Senator Bailey replied that "whether that
company needa help or not it gets It. In
a colloquy between Senators Klklns and
Tillman relative to what th former knew
of Weat Virginia Mr. Tillman aald: "Wnut
you want In Weat Virginia Is otes." tj
which Mr. Elklns retorted: "You are hunt
ing votes In South Carolina yourself."
. Mr. Paly announced hla Intention to vnt
for the report, but confessed that neither
of the new provisions wss to his liking.
Bailey aad Tillman Clash.
The rsss clause authorising a railroad
company to transport th fa oil! lea of its
emplo)te. but making no provision for tha
families ot railroad official! aad attorn