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ITALY MORI' QUIET
Anti-CUr.cal 8pir,t id in Decadence in the
Land of Emmanuel.
ANARCHISTS AND SOCIALISTS RESPONSIBLE
Combined Attack ou Church and Btata
Drifts These Forcei Toeether.
ST33IES OF POPE'S HEALTH CONFLICTING
tome Say He b 111, but Continues to Hold
G.OLOTTI CABINET SHOWS MUCH STRENGTH
People Knrvrltril In Approval of
Course of Man Who Promise
o More Than llfpoifd
IIO-ME. July 7.- (HptfiHl Cablegram to
The Bft.l-l'hrrf la a lemmkable articlo
In a recent number of "1a Clvlta Cat
t..lra" of Home, in which the writer note
tne d-oidei'ie of the anti-clerical spirit In
Inly, lie givs the following as thn cauwn
of the change: -The antl-clcrlc.il agitation
wlilrh picceded the" linHW-allon of Italy niia
naiural.y died awny on the completion
of that unification, and In public life a very
t.arurii! Instinct and feeling have urisen
t Im t the church and state ahould be wended
I..B-MH.T oy a sort ...mora. co, e,..,. .
r.ii.m-fcl.-itlc propaganda of socialism with i
Us it volutlonary and anti-milltai istlo war
cry Inive Urlve.i the well-balanced und
pacific minds of the Italians to hand to
gether the conservative forces of the coun
try In older to promotu u reaction against
the aubverslve tendencies of these dcslruc
liv movement. Public opinion ha also
been effected by the sight of antl-clerlcal
France ami her decadence while the prog
ress of Anglo-Saxon nations as well aa
the prosperity of Catholic Germany have
resulted In delivering official and lay Italy
from the miserable bondage under which
for more than a century Italians were led
to believe that they could not safely follow
tfcelr own religious Instincts, but must
adopt the extravagant theories of France.
Among other thing It is stated that the
Kiunrison of Garibaldi is studying for the
There are various reports concerning the
heHltli of the pope prevailing In Komo
at present. There I no doubt that the
affairs In France are very trying to him
and occupy hla mind greatly. Some per
sona consider that his state Is dangerous,
but these are alarmists of an exaggerated
type; others regard his recent illness as
Indicative of a condition which is danger
ous; while the actual fact of his thing
audience dally and receiving the cardinal
prefects of congregations demonstrates
that he Is fairly well.
Strength of Ministry,
The voto of confidence received by Signor
tilollttl from the chamber was, aa tha
Pnpol.i Romano, seems to admit this morn
ing, of a purely personal character and is
not very easily explained. The govern
ment" program Is that of Jlaron Sonnlno,
. um hanged In any essential particulars; Its
only pledges are to carry out legislation
, proposed by its predecessors. It was cer
tain I hat tha new ministry would be asafcd
by the extreme left, but the hostility of
the- right must have been an unpleasant
turpria, as up to the last moment benevo
lent neutrality had been secured on the
part of the Marquis dt Rudinl and bis fol
lowers. The life of the ministry, however.
with Its ample majority, should be safe
until after the summer recess. But much
may happen before November to disturb
that security, and its present majority is
no pledge of Ha continuance. The entrance
of the Di Rudinl group In opposition at
once suggests a possible coalition of the
conservative parties, which may prove more
attractive to the chamber than the. leader
ship of Baron Sonnlno alone. On the other
hand, the extreme 'left may be expected
to make an energetic effort to recapture
the position they have lost in the country,
and It la more than probable that their
agitation will produce its usual crop of
labor troublea and disturbances.
A mediaeval ditch, which was reopened
by Slgnor BonL lying under the foundation
of tha Column of Trajan, waa found to be
filled with skeletons. The bones laid her
allowed marks of weapons In many placea,
and it ia supposed that these were the
alaughtered left after some dreadful battle,
which It is held occurred In the wild tlmea
of the seventh or eighth century. That
the authorities In Home had a care for
. the ancient monuments la clearly deduced
from a decree issued In 1112. prohibiting
under a penalty of death anything tendlna
to destroy this monumental column.
TO PROTECTAFRICA'S GAME
British Government Asked o Slave
Large Animals af the Dark
UiNDOX, July 7. (Special Cablegram to
The Bee.) A- plea for the protection of
wild anlmsls baa Ju.t been made by a
deputation which waited on Iird Elgin at
the colonial office on behalf of the Society
for the Pieservation of the Wild Faun.-i of
the Empire. The deputation was headed
by lii-rd Curion of Kedleston. It pointrd
cut to T.ord Elgin that many of the most
Ineresilng species of wild animals In the
various colonies and African protectorates
were In danger of extinction by pot-hunters
and sportsmen, nnd submitted the fol
lowing recommendations to him:
That the returns of all gnme Hnimx
killed should continue to be Included in
the annual repurta of each protectorate
Thai a map ahould be prepnre.) showing
the present game reserve in Africa.
That the sale of hides, horns, etc.. of I
game an'mals In the lirliinh dominions In I
Africa and at Adn s'nuld be piuh'blted.
That the sle of elephant tusks weigh
ing Us than tenly-Me pounds should
That no ehootin- whatsoever, except for
adi...nietrativ reasons, should be permitted
lit a reserve.
That a strict return of nil game killed
should be made annuslly by every licence
NEW RULE TnTeSE MAJESTE
Gerasaa Writers Gnllty M'kea They
Crlllels Arts af Ancestors
RERUN. July 7 (Special Cablegram to
The Bee.) The supreme court of appeals
haa ruled that leae majeste can be com
muted by criticising the ancestors of a
ih ing monarch.
The editor rf the Volkaseltung of Ielplg
waa recently sentenced to six months' Im
prisonment for writing an article disre
spectful to the anceators of the king of
Saxony, lite supreme couM has estab
lished an amaalng precedent by confirming
BAD FEELING BETWEEN KINGS
Francis Joseph Una An I.ne lor
Leopold and Always Avoids
VIKXNA, July 7.-(Ppi'1' Cablegram to
Tli Beei-Thcre are few kinder-hearted
m-n In Europe than the Emperor FVnn
Josef, tt has therefore excited remsrk for
some ynrs past the 'extent to which he
voids King Leopold of Belgium. HI" dis
like to the king of the Belgians I o deep
rooted and Ins'.lrg thnt hp always does his
best tn steer clear of hla majesty. Every
timo King lipoid visits Vienna, the .
peror m.-innge to find an excuse to leave
lhf, ,jJ. Tha (i comn,oniy said to be due
to King Iopold' refusal to put or
of hla many castle at the disposal of
daughter, Princes Ixnits of Cnburg, w.
wua for many years shut up (though per
fectly aane) In a lunatic aylnm In Austria.
It Is also said that his persistent refusal
to recognise the marriage of hla daughter,
Princes Stephanie (fermer'y the Austrian
Crown Princess) to Count Lonyay gave of
fense to Frant Josef.
But these Incident., though they mac's
the relations of the two monarehs still
worse, are not the first cause of the cool
ness. This date back to the time of the
death of the Crown Prince Rudolf. On that
occasion King Leopold, as frtther-ln-law of
tho unfortunate prince, came to Vienna for
the funeral. As soon aa he arrived at the
station In Vienna, late In the evening, he
sent a message to Count Kalnoky. Australn
minister of foreign affairs, that he wanted
to see him the very lirst thing the follow
ing morning before the funeral. This
mysterious rendezvous was much discussed
by the diplomatic corps, which wondered
what Important question could lead King
on such a day,
The Australn foreign minister was as
curious aa anyone about the rendeivous and
appeared punctually at the hour fixed.
What was his astonishment when King
Jjcopoid received him with the following
words: "My dear count. I sent for you
to ask you to use all your Influence to get
Congo "Free State shares quoted on the
Vienna Stock exchange," After the funeral,
the Emperor Frani Josef, who had heard
of King Leopold's summons to his minister,
asked Count Kalnoky the subject of the
conference. His astonishment, his India-nation,
and his grief were boundless when
he learned the preoccupation of his Bel
gian majesty beside the open tfrave of his
daughter's husband. Since that day his
relations with King Leopold have been
BRITISH OFFICERS- AT FAULT
Native Areooot of the Trouble la
Egypt Which Resulted
CAIRO, July ". tSpeclal Cablegram to
The Bee.) Many different accounts of the
attack by natives upon British officers in
volving the death of Captain Bull, have
been made. The natives, however, give tha
The officers, having been invited by a
local notable to shoot pigeons, went for
the purpose, divided Into two parties, one
of three officers and the other of two.
Captain Clarke Bull and another went in
the direction of the threshing floor about
the time the pigeons (which are the prop
erty of the natives) come to feed. Cap
tain Bull shot at a pigeon, whereupon a
native came to disarm him and his com
panion. While thla was being done a gun
went off, hitting a woman on the threshing
floor, which caught fire.
The head native went to the spot to
examine the matter. An officer fired and
hit hm. Thereupon the natives assembled
and attacked the officers with their heavy
staves. The other officers wers also at
tacked. Captain Bull and his companion
being overwhelmed, dropped their arms
and ran across a canal to the place where
the troops were encamped. Captain Bull
fell on the bank of the canal, exhausted
and dying. The head of the hamlet came
to tend him. Another officer crossed the
canal and brought a detachment, who, re
turning, attacked the native, thinking he
was the murderer. They then went to the
scene of the affray, near Densrtaway, and
wished to attack the natives, but an officer
DEVONSHIRE JN OPPOSITION
Former Asaoelate of Chaanberlala
May Lead "Vew Party In
GLASGOW, July 7. (Special Cablegram
to the Bee.) After the speech which the
duke of Devonshire delivered, at the meet
ing of the I'nionist Free Trade club, it
ought not to be very difficult to indicate
the part which, if he lives, he will fill in
the politics of the country during the as
cendancy of the present liberal adminis
tration. Some time ago the duke was
spoken of as likely to be the suitable head
of a new party composed of liberal union
ists and moderate Ulerals, and It I possible
tb,mtfuinnedTh'cy ,h'n hll7ard'd msy
From what is said in some quarters one
might fancy that the cabinet of 6ir Henry
Campbell-Rannerman Is already on its
last legs. Mr. Chamberlain talks of the
possibility of a general election next spring.
The duWe takes a widely different view.
tie annnis mat w.e, in .ne nr.i
tiartv difference of ooinlon. eSDeolallv on
colonial ouentluns. so serious aa to cau.se i
dlMensioiis In tre rr-Ker.t, and to lead to
political reaction In the f-iture. But he
does not aiitic-lpate a break-up at once.
Moreover, he thinks that the progress of
decay In llherallsm may le retarded If Mr.
Chamberlain has his way, and at every
moment tariff reform is presented to the
country a the truly important issue before
CHURCHMEN AS SOCIALISTS
l.eaane Formed h Clergymen In
England to Advaace Radical
LONDON. Julv 7. (Special Cablegram to
The Bee.) The Church Socialist league has
Jurt ben oiganlxed by a committee of
cletgy at Morecambe.
The ODjeot is to secuie tne corporals
action of the church, based upon the i
principle thnt the church is pledged by its !
creeds, sacraments, and traditions to recor- 1 STOCKHOLM. July 7. -(Special Cable
ulse the value of the men s bodies sndfI,m to The Bee.)-Mr. Erenberg, a Swed
bodily needs, as well as their souls and ull doctor, haa Juat discovered a proees
souls' nee.lt. and that only when the I Dy which he can convert fresh milk Into a
church acts In Its corporate capacity Ir. a ' powder soluble In water,
socialistic direction can It fulfil Its social ny tha new process the ordinary milk la
mission. '"To this end the member of the I ritimnated of all water and la dried grad
league accept the principle of aociaMsm." ' ually. The lumpy substance which is U;ft
A letter was lead from the bishop of i then ground into fine powder. The irulk
Manchester to the effect that there could I powder contains all the elements of pure
be no question of the urgency of the present milk and retains the natural flavor,
crisis, and of the d-Hy of the church to ! For all purpose the dried milk can re
seise this great opportunity. The bishop ' place fresh milk. It can be uaed in teg
of Birmingham was quoted on the present ' and coffee, it is suitable for Infants, and
monopoly of the church by the phutocracy j in the manufacture of confectionery it is
and the capture of the parish churches by better than the ordinary fluid. Cheese and
the rich. butter can also be mailt from the puwdsr.
HOME RULE TO WAIT
Irish Think Belief Measure if oat Be Laid
Aide for Educational Bill.
PROPOSED LAW NOT POPULAR IN IRELAND
ITemben of P 'iament May Support it to
' it Deiiret.
ALL ,0 AHEAD OF THE HIBERNIANS
4 Statement Made by Man Deeply
Interested in Ireland.
EMIGRATION FROM ISLAND IS INCREASING
Fifteen Thoaaaait Come to the Tnlted
States aad Nearly Ttto Thou
sand to C anada This
DCRUN, July 7.-(Speclal Cablegram to
The Bee.) It begins to appear as though
In case the British Parliament does not
move more rapidly In this mattpr of home
rule the Irish members, even some of the
most loyal of the Irish party leaders, say
that the home rule measure sueji as It is
no matter what it ls-must go over un
til next year on account of the fight on
the education bill this year. If the edu
cation bill satisfied anyone it might be
different, but I have yet to And the first
person In all Ireland who has a good word
for the measure, though under the party
whip probably most of the Irish members
will support it with the idea that the Eng
lish advocate of the bill will support
home rule next year. Indeed, as one of
the leaders of the Irish party, a former
member of Parliament, said a few days
ago: "It Is the same old story, no mat
ter whether the liberals or the conserva
tive are in power. The home ruler comes
In at the tall end of the political line. The
friends of the ministry are saying, 'You
support our bills and we will support
yours." but they never do. The labor lead
ers, the Scotch members those Interested
in colonial nutters everybody can get
In reforms except the Irishmen. I am be
ginning to think there Is no hope for Ire
land In either of the old parties. Not un
til the conservatives and the liberals have
passed away and a new party like the labor
party has arisen Is there any hope for Ire
land and home rule."
The temporary check to emigration
y which waa exhibited in the returns for
February and March has been succeeded
by a big increase In the number of emi
grants. The returns for April and May
show that 8,461 emigrants left during the
former month" and 6,150 during the latter,
an increase of 2,384 and 1.74, respectively,
over the corresponding figures for 1!6. A
total of 19.035 have left the Irish shores
since the first of Jnnuary, of whom 16,044
went to the United States and 1,743 to
Father Ulnneen's Aislldhe Gaedhllge Is
coming rapidly Into favor as a anurce of
pieces for recitation at the different Feis
eanna and Aertdncachta. through the coun
try. In addition to four numbers which
were so successfully recited at flie Dublin
Fels, the book has been drawn upon by
competitors at the Kilkenny, Wexford,
Mayo and other festivals. Its material
for recitation is almost inexhaustible and
furnishes every variety of subject.
IRISH C0MINGF0R RELICS
Deputation from F.mernld Isle SAoold
Secure Objecta of
LONDON, July 7. A deputation Is pro
ceeding to America to obtain objects of
historical interest for the International ex
hibition to be held at Dublin In 1907. Prof.
Thomas K. Teegan, principal of the Cen
tral Training college, Dublin, has already
sailed for New York, and Father Patrick
Lrfilly of Galway and Colonel McHackctt of
Dublin will follow. They will visit all tha
larger cities to secure relics in the possua
alon of families of Irish descent and also
to obtain for a special aubsection objects
associated with the Neapolonic era held by
While the exhibition is being strongly
supported, opposition to It lias been
aroused in soma quarters. The Irish- na
tionalists are particularly opposed to it,
John E. Redmond, leader of the Irish Par
liamentary party In the House of Com
mons, explaining that what Ireland wanted
at preaent was a national and not an Inr'-r-nattoiial
exhibition, aa the Irish industrle3
are not yet sufficiently developed to be
placed beside the manufactures of other
countries. Representations have been
made to the State department at Washing
ton not to support the exhibition by en
couraging people to exhibly
GERMANY DEPORTS WORKERS
Clg.rett. Maker. Who r.der.ell
tlves Are Compelled ta Leave
BERLIN, July T. (Special Cablegram to
, Bee )Tn government's action in ex
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I pelllng from the country 1,0"0 alien cigarette
makers who are underselling German labor
haa not raised a single voice on bchnlf of
the foreigners, who with their families will
probably go to England to work in the
Ijjndon sweat shops.
In this case tho expulsion of foreign
workers who accept sweating wastes coin
mends ltslf to the adherents of the labor
Many foreign workers have applied to
the diplomatic representatives of their re
spective countries in Berlin for protection
I against the German government, but In all
! cases they have been told that Interference
I Is impossible, because the law of the land
I give the authorities full power to deal with
i aliens in this way.
DESICCATED MILK OFFERED
Inventor Discovers New
Method of Preserving Milk
for tho Market.
FRENCH WATCH ANAIJCHISTS
Express rieasare? Becaaaa No Farther
Troahle Haa Follovred (he
PARIS. July ?e-(Spec!al Caniecrajn to
The Bee.) The French criminal authorities
view with great tJfctlon the fact that
the recent bomb outrago. in Madrid ha not
led to an anarchist epidemic. 'There, is no
doubt that anarchism has of late years
become more extensive, but at the sanio
time it haa become less intensive. The
greater the number of snan Hit the easier
It la for tho police to Veep Trace ot their
plans, as among the- number thero are
always one of two In the py of the police.
The aJiarchlsts who hoM rnetlngn' write
In newspapers, etc., are much lees' danger
ous, as on occasion like the wedding
festivities In Madrid ,4hey can" be kept
under observation or .pine lockol up on
some excuse till the danger la over. For
merly these outrage rarely came singly.
Paris some years ago . went through an
absolute reign of terror. First there wai
the outrage committed by Ravarhol; then
came the terrible explosion In' the police
station in the Rue des Bona Enfant, which
waa followed by the throwing of the bomb
In the chamber by Valllant.' About
couple of weeks later the Belgian anarchist,
Talvels, blew up a hotel keeper In the Rue
Bt. Jacques, and win himself killed ten
day later at the entrance to the Madelelno
church by a bomb which he was endvavsr
ing to place behind the "swing door. Then
came the outrage at the Cafe Terminus,
when Emlle Henry threw hi bomb among
the peaceful cltlsens who were listening to
It was only natural thnt a aeries of out
rages ahould spread terror in a city like
Paris. Things went so far that the public
prosecutor and the Tarloua examining
magistrate entrusted with the prosecution ot
anarchists were given, notice to vacate by
the landlords of the housea in which they
lived, as they were In receipt of threatening
letters from anarchists', and. an attempt
was made to blow one up. One . Judge
d'lnstructlon hunted all Parts, but could
not find a landlord willing to accept him
as tenant till he was finally forced to rent
a flat under an assumed name.
M. Goron. the famous chief of the Paris
Detective department, hod little confidence
In the power of stamping out anarchism
by means of police - measures. He con
sidered that the only way to get rid of
anarchism waa to go to the root of things
by the spread of popular education and the
bettering, of the lot of the laboring classes.
QUESTIONS MEMORY OF MEN
Swiss avnnt Tests' Ability of People
to Recount Facta as
GENEVA. Juljr 7.-(8peclal Cablegram to
The Bee.) Prof. Claparede of the Geneva
university has been making some Interest
ing experiment to prove the unreliability
of eyewitnesses -of an event and also to
prove the great deterlofotion In, Che powers
of observation due to the high pressure of
modern life. . .,'
Recently In one of his classes the pro
fessor brought in a nan who-was manKed
and his body hidden by aWw.'rife shroud.
The "unknown" staved 4A p4Vj)s 4fi the
class room, made")1 Y 3H'.1 1tfir!J1
walked out. ' nif -,:yA- .
A few days later the vesoi- ad his
pupils to pick out the "Unknown's mask,
which was placed with ten others on a
table. Four students only out of twenty
four chose the right mask, although it
differed in color and slxe from tha others.
Ten pupils chose different ones, and eight
confessed that they were unable to decide.
"You see," said Prof. Claparede to his
class, "how unreliable Is the evidence ot
an eyewitness to an event, even In a law
court and on his oath."
During further experiments the 8wlss
savant came to the conclusion that not one
person In -line can give a correct descrlp
tlon of a man whom they have looked at
for ten seconds. Women, be believes, are
much closer observers than men.
DIARY OF 0N CAMBODIAN
Secretary of Kins Will Uave Interest
lac Story to Tell to Com
patriots. PARIS. July 7. (Special Cablegram to
The Bee.) A queer diary of the king of
Cambodia's French tour Is being; written
by his majesty's lord chamberlain for pub
lication when the royal party returns to
Puompenh, the capital of Cambodia
By the help of one of the king's Inter
preter's extracts from the diary have been
obtained, showing that the lord chamber
luin thinks many things are awry in
"The French people," writes the lord
chamberluin, "talk a great dealk all talk
together, and women interrupt their hus
bands without fear of punishment.
"But most people are rude In France,
and the rudest are the men who maks
pictures. Many of these persons have not
even refrained from threatening the sacred
dancers or the king with ths machines they
carry In boxes.'
'Everybody wears far too many clothes,
and they are worn all dajr long. Many
wear numbers of unnecessary garments.
especially the women.
'The women do not wear sampots
(trousers1), but instead wear many super
fluous yards of different colored materials
placed one on top of the other. And the
husbumls enea.se the bodies of their wive
In cuirasses worn underneath the dresses.
" Men and women meet together in large
companies, and quite without shame. They
pray little, or not at all, but their temples
are magnificent and built of fine stone."
EMIGRATION FROM ENGLAND
Kalvatloa Army Would Send
Natlvea and Aliens to Bet
LONDON, July 7-tSpecll Cablegram to
The Bee When there sailed for Canada
the oiher day 1,400 more Salvation Army
emigrants. Early Grey sent General Booth
a message on tne occasion, as followa:
"I am glad to hear of another really good
selection ol emigrants ror Canada. They
win oe neariuy wei.oinea, as well aa
othera of the aame class, for whom there
is plumy of room."
Mr. Bramwell Booth, speaking at Euston
to a contingent, suited that the general
had recently been devoting attention to methods used In passing through the city
the aliens resident In London and the fright-' council hla manufacturer's railway frau
ful social and industrial conditions under i chiae bill, admitted that he had bought
which a proportion of them lived. He was ! two carpets for IfO from Councilman Llnd
prepared to lake W.'rs) of those who could j before the measure was passed: that he
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rOI IDflUI IUIIKII1I " tViril Ilia linAI
rnnhNim nr transfer ih.r.
ntr.nm within the British .mnir
where they would be heartily welcomed. I
i ...... ik. . . ..i
on tus afoi. irvnsirr would
benefit them individually and widen the
cham of thoae struggling for their bread
and butter sere, ba hopad tha appeal would
ck practical support.
BRYAN IS WILLING
Nebraska! Will Aocept Third Nomination
for Presidency if Tendered.
LETTER TO FORMER SENATOR JONES
Meaeatrt fated in Stockholm Jane 18 ii
Beceied in Wathineton.
DISCUSSION OF POLITICAL CONDITIONS
Will Do Nothing to Secure Another Nomi
nation for the Gffioe.
AT THE SERVICE OF PARTY, HOWEVER
Will Make Haoe If Reform F.lemcut
I In Control of Party and
Desires Him- to Take
WASHINGTON, July 7 -Former United
Statca Senator James K. Jones of Arkan
sas, who was chairman of tho democratic
national committee, when William J. Bryan
made hia campaign for the ptcsldency In
1K94 and Jlsm, has received a letter from Mr.
Bryan In which he announces that he will
accept the nomination for president for
the third time if It Is tendered to him. The
letter is dated June IS at Stockholm and is
I have oeen watching political develop
ments and have noted with gratification tne
vindication of democratic principals. You
nave correctly slated my position. As i
wrote to Colonel Wetmore. 1 snail do noth
ing to secure another nomination and do
not want one unless the conditions seem
to demand it. 1 may add that 1 enjoy the
freedom of private life and feel that 1
can do some good without holding any
There are. however, certain reforms
which I would llko very much to see nc
complished and assist In the accomplish
ment of these reforms, 1 am willing to be
come the party candidate again If. when
the time for nomination arrive, the ad
vocates of reform are in control of the
party and think that my candidacy will
give the best assurance of victory. if
someone else seems more available 1 shall
be even better pleased.
I need not assure von that I am more
interested In seeing our principles triumph
ant than i am in the personnel ot tne
The country needs to have Jeffersonlan
democracy aDDlled to all the departments
of the government, state and national, and
I am content to help to make thta applica
tion, xours truly.
W. J. BRYAN.
RESCUE OF STEAMER AMERICA
Fabre Line Ship Adrift for Kleven
Days with Broken
NEW YORK, July 7. The Italian steamer
Dlnnamare. which towed the disabled and
overdue Fabre line steamer America to
Bermuda on July 4. arrived here tonight.
According to the crew of the Dlnnamare
the 118 passengers on the America were
greatly alarmed throughout their drift of
eleven days at the sea's mercy and when
Captain Penco of the Dlnnamare - we nt
B.bo8fd4'the Amortca at Bermuda -the pas
sengers swarmed around him and carried
him about the deck.
The men as well as the women of the
steerage hailed him aa their savior and it
waa with difficulty that he got ashore.
When picked up the America had been
adrift eleven days with a broken shaft.
There waa no chance of repairing the break
and the only hope for those on board was
a tow to the nearest port, which was Ber
muda, 1,100 miles away.
"We were going along on our regular
course on June 27," said Captain Penco,
"when I saw something off the port bow
at 4 p. rn., that looked like a sailboat.
Through the glass It rooked like a fishing
schooner and I waa somewhat puxzled at
Its appearance In auch an out of the way
place. When we got closer I saw It was a
steamer in dlstrev with signals sot for as
sistance. "I bore down at a safe distance and
hailed the America. The captain said he
waa broken down beyond repair."
The ateamer Dlnnamare thereupon took
the disabled steamer in tow and took it
safely Into port.
CUSTOMS OFFICIAL ARRESTED
David noover of Catena), Moat.,
Charg-ed with SmoaTallnic China
men Into lotted States.
HELENA. Mont.. July 7. Deputy Collec
tor of Customs David Hoover, stationed at
Gateway, an entry port from Canada, on
the Montana boundary line, was arrested
In this city today on complaint of H. 11.
Taylor, a secret service man sent out from
Washington to investigate the chargea of
a conspiracy to smuggle Chinese unlaw
fully Into this country. Hoover came from
Gateway to appear as a witness in a de
portation case before a United States com
missioner and was arrested upon hla at-
rlv-ul liprp rhnrtfAil m-lth ronsntrncv Th
j compialnt llat(,, ,nat Hoover, Quen Lee
and Wong Wing Guay conspired to bring
Yee Feen Into the United States and that
they did so June 17. Yee Feen was ar
raigned today on the charge of being in
the country unlawfully and pleaded guilty.
He will be deported.
It la paid that the smiiiiglit.g of Chinese
Into the country by way of Gateway has
been going on for over a year, the first
evidenre of the existence of a conspiracy
being found in the east when a number
of Chinamen were arrested by Immigra
tion officials yesterday that other arrests
were likely to follow.
Hoover has been customs collector at
Gateway since the port was established
five years ago. He was formorly a deputy
sheriff and later chief of police of Kalis-
pell. Mont. His reputation has been good
BUSCH BEFORE COMMITTEE
St. Loals Brewer Admits Business
Deals with Counrllmea Who
voted for Hla Franchise.
. , .
8T' YW i i yH' .tUeU"m, '
son of Adolphus Busch. the millionaire
I brewer, testifying today before the Investl
I gating committee appointed to probe the
. ,, .
. n.mmi.d of Councilman ThoniDson and
nKQ UIIHI jw.vt, ...-u. -iv- .uu mill
tv.Pkea ar.d that Councilman Median was
formerly in his employ, lie denied with
..... i.- ...
empnasis umi lie ni i-"r mm iu urgu
the paasage of the franchise on anything
but its merits, or that he had ever offered
monetary inducements to councllmen,
either in person or through his amenta.
THE BEE BULLETIN.
Forecast f..r chrnaka Fnlr
Marnier Sandnv. Monday Fair.
EW r.i T0 rnelve Pastes.
I UnnA Keellna Prevails In Italy.
Home Rnlc qnrttlns to Welt.
Bryan Wonld Accent Nomination,
fix Vslnr of Water Works riant.
II Teuton and Briton to he Frlcndli.
escn Army Post Recommended.
1 e from III Parts of Nebraska.
Denver .Imlae la persistent.
4 Alton Sentence to Be Deferred.
Trepnlf In Run for Parliament.
B All of Mnnuwn Injured Itnprotlna.
Pnst Meek In Omaha octr.
T A ft Ira at South Omaha.
Hurllnaton Road to Cut the nate.
H Sporting K.vents of the Dny.
t Happening In Omnha Sulinrbs.
from Western Army Posts.
10 Financial and Commercial.
11 C ouncil Bluffs nnd ' Intra News.
IX Heroism of the New Settler.
KDITOR I A I. SECTION Eight Pages.
J Bar Paa Tribute to Woolnorth.
Good Shotting; Made hy llarrltuan.
3 Timely Real Estate Topics.
4 Want Ada.
ft Want Ads.
B Want Ada.
7 Want Ads.
Condition of Omaha's Trade.
Use Stock Insurance Abroad.
M Money and Husband Both Depart.
H A I.F-TON E SECTION Eight Pages.
1 Share of Jew In Roman lllstnrs.
Bryan Writes Impressions of Egypt
Si Some Tersely Told Tales.
Stories for the Utile Folks.
.1 Comment on Plays and Players.
Music and Musical Matters.
4 Proarcas of en Omnha Store
Flaht that Saved the Ilia Docks.
Omnha Trade Roosters on a Trip.
Seattle aa n New Seaport.
6 Woman t Her Waya and Her World.
7 W'erkly Grist of Sportlnar Gossip.
COLOR SECTION-Four Pages.
1 Bre'r Rahblt Steals Some Ens.
3 Dunravcn'a Colorado Ranch.
3 Some Hints for the Women Folka.
4 I'nclc George Washington Bines,
llcrr Splearlhnraer a Kidder.
Temperature at Omaha Yesterday!
Hour. Dear. Hour. Hear.
3 A. m A7 p. m...... 7T
" ! 2 p. m TT
T a. m M 3 p. ni 7H
8 m 14 4 p. m TO
a. m MM 5 p. m TO
10 a. in TA H . m TM
11 n. m 74 7 p. m TT
lit m TO
FOLLOWS HUSBAND, GETS BOY
Woman from Iowa Forces Settlement
with Runaway Spouse la
PIERRE. S. D.. July 7. (Special Tele
gram. ) Mrs. a. W. Gardner, accompanied
by Sheriff S. E. Delahoyd, and her attor
ney, Carl P. Knox, arrived this morning
from Stuart, la.. In pursuit of Mr. Gard
ner, who left that place accompanied by
Jennie glpea and bringing along his llttUt
aoa, Carl. ...,The roonvjn which the Sipcs
woman and the boy "were" stopping waa
soon located and by a ruse possesselon of
the boy was secured, after which com
munication was opened with Gardner. A
settlement was soon effected by which the
boy and all Iowa property was turned over
to Mrs Oardner and the .pair agreed to
separate. I'p to the time of leaving
Stuart, Gardner was a prominent business
man of that place, and hla escapade has
caused a sensation in that town. The
party came here prepared to press a crimi
nal charge, but with the settlement they
returned home, leaving Gardner and MIks
Slpes together here, with the mother and
son to be left undisturbed in Iowa.
ROOSEVELT THANKS DOLLIVER
In Letter to Mayor of Fort Dodge
Congratulates Senator on His
Work on Rata Bill.
FORT DODGE. Ia., July 7.-(Speclal Tele
gram.) Mayor 8. J. Bennett of Fort Dodtfo,
whose spacious home waa thrown open to
night to a reception for Senator Dollivrr,
to which the entire city waa invited for
the purpose of welcoming the senator in
his home coming, received this afternoon
the following telegram from President
Roosevelt: ' ,
EXECUTIVE OFFICE. OYSTER BAY,
N. Y.. July 7 S. J. Bennett. Fort Dotl,-e:
Through you. permit me to Join with ine
people of Fort Hodge ill an expression of
hearty good wishes to Senator Dollivrr.
1 particularly Htid deeply appreciate the
admirable work he did in connection witn
the rate bill and congratulate him and the
people of Iowa upon It.
SMITH SUCCEEDS DOUGHERTY
Mnllne, 111., Educator Elected Super
intendent of Peoria Public
PEORIA. III.. July 7,-Prof. Glrard T
Smith of Mollne, 111,, waa tonight elected 1
city superintendent of school of Peoria to
succeed N. G. Dougherty. His competitors
for the position were C. E. Bardwell of Au
rora, E. 8. Wilkinson of Galeaburg-, Gilbert
of Dekalb and Beaaley of Peoria.
j oiwrii DOOITIOai
! C. C UL.Hnr UIVCIM rUOl I IUlM
i C.rand Chief of Conductors' Brother-
hood ou Interstate Commerce
OYSTER BAY. July 7. Piesident Kooxe-
; velt today appointed E. E. Clwk a nieniber
j of the Interstate Commerce commission,
Mr. Clark ia grand chief of the Order of
' Tiallway Conductora. He served as a mem-
: ber of the anthracite coal commission.
j Movements of Ocean A easels Jaly T.
A Vw Vrtrlr 1 ,-r I - H T - r.
I from Havre; St. Paul, from Southampton:
I Celtic, from Liverpool. Sailed: Columbia.
; for Glasgow; Kroonland. for Antwerp;
Bulgaria, for Hamburg: Mlnnetonku. for
London: Philadelphia, for S'lUthmnDton:
ltalin. for Naples; Astoria, for (ilsxgow;
,K,0e"1 Alb"', fr "P",; Lucnl' 'M
At lOiiaon-.vrriveo ; v.ari nagiman, from
, VIA ijiangow Arrived:
At Liverpool Arnvea: Ionian, irom Mon
treal At Naples Arrived: Prim Adalbert, from
New York. I
At Queenstown Arrived: Ktrurla, from I
I New York: edrlc. from New York.
At luoviue Aon t-i . v Hieiiunia, rrcm
. . ....ni . i . , '
! At Ant w ero-Salled : Mississippi, for new
At I i i.vou. n .rria .
. At Boston-Arrived:
Badenia. from lUm-
burg. Sailed: Romanic, for Naples; Iber
ian, for Manchester
WATER WORKS' VALUE
lit Million Dollars ii Final Figure Fixed
br the Appraiseri.
DOUBLE WHAT CITY VOTED FOR PLANT
Three Million ii Amount of Fonde Author
ized for the furchase.
WATER BOARD'S ENGINEER ALVORD BUCKS
Disapproves Valuation Determined bj
Other Two Members of Board,
CULMINATION OF LONG, TEDIOUS PROCESS
ftrr Three tears Preliminaries to
Acquisition of Plant hy tho Cltf
Halt Been Hronaht to
Head. - "
The waterworks appraisers in session at
Chicago liHe at Inst made an appraise
ment of the Omaha waterworks, fixing Its
value Ht KVtvl.uti. This Information was
received yesteidny by the Water board.
Engineer Alvord. the appraiser, ap
pointed by tho hoard, refuses to concur
either In the appraisement or In the valua
tion nnd lias declined to sln the appraise
nieiil, deeming It too high. Appraisers
Renxonbcrg and Mead both concur In the
It Is believed here, however, that the
apprnlsenient will Ik returned, though It
is an open question whether or not two
of the appraisers can fix the valuation
without the concurrence of the third one.
It Is said to be almost c6ertaln that the
Water board will not give It assent to
a valuation as high as this, and more
litigation probably will result if the re
turn is finally made at this figure.
It Is a question whether the appraisers
will make a return In which only two of
them concur or not, hut It la believed they
will do so, In which case the Water hoard
probably will find it necessary either to
accept the award or go Into court and
have It set aside.
City Engineer Rosen-ater, In an address
mnde several weeks ago before the Im
provement clubs, declared he would not
recommend the acceptance of a valuation
of $,onn,ooo or J7.ooo.ono.
End of Tedious Prooesa.
This appraisement Is the culmination of a
tedious process preliminary to the acquisi
tion by the city under a clause in the
original contract of the company that built
the water works. The plant waa built In
1881 by local capital organised by a man
named Cook. The terms provided that he
should construct the works subject to cer
tain tests and an ordinance was passed
giving him a contract to supply the city
with hydrants for fire-fighting purposes
for a period not to exceed twenty-five yeais.
This ordinance also contained a schedule
of maximum rate to private consumers
to obtain as long as the contract held out.
Another clause In this contrsct provided
for tha clty'a purchase of the plant bv
appraisement of three spprulners, tha valua
Jioii to im exiduaUca, of ibe franch.U. The
city had an option to Institute an appraise
ment after the expiration of twenty year
and before twenty-five years from the ac
ceptance of the worka as completed. The
method of appointing tha appraisers was for
tho city to name one, the water company
one and these two to choose the third.
A serious dispute arose aa to the date
on which the city's option beotme operative.
The works were actually completed In MM.
but were not formally accepted by the city
until 188.1. The company, therefore. Insisted
that the purchase option was not available
brouaht to Head by Bonds.
The question of buying waa brought to a
head In 1900. when the city council sub
mitted a proposition to vote bonds to the
amount of l.t.omi.Ott) for the purchsse of tl
water works. This proposition waa ratified
hy the voters, but the question of the right
to purchsse held the matter In abeyance
until 1908. when the legislature was Induced
to enact a law out of the "water bill,"
which became irather notorious because ot
the vigorous contest over it. This law pro
vided for the purchase by the city, and
the management of the plant after Its put
chase by a water board of six members
originally appointed by the governor and
elected by the people as the terms of the
Another obstacle presented itaelf in th
course of the long-drawn-out controversy
in the question whether the city should
effect the purchase under the eauae in
tho contract or by the right of eminent
domain. The latter would give the city
the right to name all the appraisers,
while the former method would enablo
It to name but one, and to accept or re
ject, the appraisement. Just aa it liked.
The purchase clause method waa force-!
upon ths city, and now the city is told
that tha value of the plant it la to buy
is 16.000,000 and more, notwithstanding
only 13,000,000 wss tho amount of tha
bonds voted for the purchase. When tha
city council decided In favor of the pur
chase clause method. Engineer Alyord was
appointed as the city's appraiser. 1hv
water company named Benxenberg anl
these two chose Engineer Mead.
. Dclaya of All Sorts.
This board of appraisers waa suppose I
to go to work at once, hut it fiddled aionj
with all sorts of delays, putting the city
off from time to time with this and thil
exiiuse for Its failure to act.
Tho Water bowrd tried to anticipate
the purchase by repudiating the water
; rate schedule cuutiact and reducing- tha
rales to consumers. This threw the bur
den of vast litigation upon the city, jn
which the city lost. Judge Hunter of
the United States district court decid-al
th'i rMe, as promulaat-d by the Water
board, wore leg.il. They weru 25 cents.
! where the old ratca were 35 cents. But
the company appealed to the United
j States circuit court of appeals, and only
two weeks ago Judge Sanborn of r'l.
' Pal11 hnded down the oecislon of this
! court, which reversed that of the lower
, court. The Water board's attorneva then
1 j , u .1
! declared they would appeal tho case to
the supreme court.
Meanwhile another complication arose
. . . . . . '
1 ' - - .ni-
ter or omens, enacta py tne lust leglslt
tore cut out the lew for w-stpp kvri..i,i
! - - -
rentala and the city has had to atand
the burden and ex;nse of suit by th
water company to secure the payment of
All sorts or guesses as to tin- amoiiot
i nf the Mioratsenient ha ve been muri. t
' ,nr ' m mane. r:.
! llu'""' l""il"'r "f Water board
laiul W.e oriKinai I'loucner or WStr
I (.in, maintained from the flist that tho
valuation would not be fixed higher Ciau
?,. 000. Coo. the amount of the bonds.' Tha
company ns neia us property is wortli
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