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MOTIVE FOR WHITE MURDER
latter from Mrs. Thaw'r lUther Found
1 Amon Effects of ths Architect.
OBJECTS TO GIRL'S RELATIONS WITH THAW
mother of Harry K. Thaw; Evelyn Neeblt
Thaw, hi wife, and Mm. George L. Car
negie, hi Bitter, with Harry Thaw, waa
held In tha cell of tha Term ha prlaon today.
Tha mother and aiater wera tha Brat to
arrlra and wera talk In to Harry Thaw
when tha ymm r Mr. Thaw arrived.
It waa reported that tha question of
AFFAIRS AT SOOTH OMAHA
a 1. Bjalm r&Wllj Hurt -ifi at Work
ia Swift Plant.
CAUGHT WHEN MACHINERY IS STARTEI
aaakr of Representative tooth
Oaaaka Baslaosa Mea WIU Aeeom
aay Trade Exearsloa to
K Vow Opportunity
counael v again under discussion.
To Duy A
NEW RIFLE FOR FRENCH ARMY
Whit to Try
la Daaghter . ta
i the Plttsharg
rieaa Army OSaeera gay It la
Better Thnn Taakaa
NEW TORK, July tl. The World tomor.
row will nay: a new motive for tha mur
der of Stanford White la Indicated In a
aeries of letter written by Mr. C. J. Hol
man, mother of Mr. Evelyn Nesblt Thaw,
to Mr. White and after the latteradeath
found among hla effect.
"Abraham II. Hummel of Howe As Hum
mel,' who waa counael for Mr. Thaw and
a 10 for Stanford White was consulted by
tha architect regarding the lettera. In
them Mr. Neablt-Holman complain bit
terly of the conduct, of Harry K. Thaw
towards her daughter, now hla wife, 'and
Implores Mr. White to do all In hla power
to bring her back to her mother' control.
In the letter Mra. Holman refer to Thaw
a a scoundrel, a villain and a man with
murderous Intent In bla heart. Bha tella
' bf an Interview she had with Thaw, white
they ere In Paris, and declare that Thaw
wanter her, Mra. Holman, to sigh an affi
davit to the effect that he. Thaw, had
never Intended to make Evelyn hla wife.
Tkaw Hear of Letter.
It appeara that Thaw became aware of
the fact that White had been appealed to
, by Mr. .Nesblt, now, Mra. Holman, and
. that the architect knew of the quarrels
between Thaw and hla wife, also that
Evelyn had told her stepfather that he
f wae not married to Harry Thaw at tha
time they arrived from Europe and wera
driven out of the Hotel Cumberland.
Thaw at that time had given a state
ment which .waa afterward, corroborated
from Pittsburg that ha and Evelyn had
been married while In Europe. Thaw knew
that White, waa the only person not of hla
family who knew that hla statement was
false and that Thaw did not marry hi
present wife until months later In Pitta
burg. Just what disposition Is to be made of
these letter la not known at present. Tha
letter are kept In a safe and It may be
that they will be produced If Thaw should
ever he placed on trial for murder and
Mrs. Nesblt-Holman should become a wit
ness. district Attorney Jerome Is anxloua that
Mrs. Holman come to New York so that
lihe may be served with a subpoena to ap
pear at the trial. If she does she will be
cross-examined most severely and ques
tioned as to how, among other things, she
came to apply to White for financial aid.
Among the papers left by White are also
a number of letter written to Mr. Hol
man, husband of Mrs. Harry Thaw'a
mother. It would appear that he, too,
knew all abeut the retatlona between Harry
Thaw and Evelyn Nesblt. In all these let
ters Mis. Thaw Is referred -to as "Flor
ence." She was called thus before 'she
went on the stage and later on her friends
came to call her Evelyn. But to Stanford
White she waa Floreno.
Tkaw Wants Paper Signed.
Among the first lettera Is one written by
Mrs: Nesblt to Mr. .Wblte. It la undated,
but waa penned after Mrs. Nesblt had re
turned from abroad, where she had been
abandoned by Harry Thaw and Evelyn,
.who at that time was not bis .wife. Tha
" letter was headed "Friday" and evidently
' waa written In 1903.
t "It Is a follows:-- ......
r,. XI - Whit. Taiiv tmr reffvft
' Will send Florence' letter as you deslreVl.
When we first went to Paris and met Thaw
he and Florence quarreled continually. Wa
! were at least I was Indeed miserable. I
expected each day to hear her say we would
return to America.. Thaw cam to me,
asked me to sign a paper. The article waa
i that he did not Intend to marry Florence.
I thought as she hated him I waa doing tha
right thing. I do hop aomethlng can be
don to save her from him. He does not
Intend to marry her. I only hope when sha
hears about the paper that her pride will
at least ssva her. Very truly.
E. F. NESBIT.
About the tlma Thaw and Evelyn Nesblt
returned from Europe on November t, 1904,
there was considerable space devoted by
the newspaper to young Thaw and his
companion. Mrs. Nesblt had married In
the meantime Mr. Holman and In ber
desperation It seems the only person sha
ever cared to appeal to waa Mr. White, who
had been known aa Evelyn Nesblt'a early
protector. Mr. Holman wrote to Mr.
White aa follows: .
The morning papers aay Florence la In
New York. If the coward won't aay she
Is honorably his wife please try to get her
to son you and talk aenna to her and have
her understand the awful light h ha
ulared her In before the world.
Mr. White, please do try to talk to her,
Site la too young to understand how aha
Is being wrongea. 1 nope t will near irom
you very aoon. very truiy,
K. F. HOLMAN.
Affidavit ky Mra. Tkaw.
In concluding Its story, which Includes
many other lettera, tha World says: "Much
haa been said elnce the night Harry Thaw
killed White about an affidavit Evelyn Nes
blt Is said to have made In tha office of
Mr. Hummel and In which she la reported
to have said things concerning the man
now her husband. It la known positively
that the original affidavit la In axlatenca
and that It waa drawn In Mr. Hummtl'i
office at the Instigation of Mr. White, who
had taken tha girl to tha lawyer. It la
believed that this affidavit, tha contents of
which are known to Thaw, had much to do
with tha murder. Mr. Jerome may be able
to get possession of tha affidavit.
Mr. Jerome will have no trouble In get
ting from tha White estate all the docu
monta having any bearing on the murder
and the Write lawyers have assured Mr.
Jerome that they will do all in their power
to aid the prosecution.
There ara many mora lettera to Mr. Whit
by the Nesbita, but whether they will be
made public haa not been decided upon
A conference of Mrs. William Thaw,
We bare tar twi Uclory
D. J. Penfold & Co
113S Fimia SU Obj.
WASHINGTON. July tl. A sample of tha
w French small arm, tha Improved
Label rifle, ha been received at the War
department and la being carefully dam
ned by tha experta. Tha gun is about
four inches longer than tha new American
rifle, slightly smaller In caliber and a pound
or two heavier, but It does not appear that
It aurpasses tha American arm In range.
accuracy or other valuable qualities. Tha
magasina extenda en a Una with the bar
rel, He an American aportlng rifle, and
tha gun uses no clips; consequently It Is
much slower to load than our own gun.
Tha center of gravity is continually shlft-
tng with tha movement of the ammunition
In the magasina and there Is danger that
a shell In the magasine might be exploded
by a sharp blow of the stock upon tha
ground, causing the pointed bullet of one
shetl to strike the primer of the one above
It. The square-ribbed bayonet, over
twenty Itches In length, fitted with a sword
handfs Of aluminum, gives the French gun
a formidable appearance, but our ordnance
officers think better of our knife bayonet.
AFTER ST. LOUIS ICE MEN
Qa Warrait Proceeding to Forfeit
Charter ( aa Alleged Illegal
ST. LOUIS. July 21. Quo warranto pro-
ceedings were begun today In tha circuit
court by Circuit Attorney Sager against
tho Polar .Wave Ice and Fuel company
to compel a forfeiture of Its charter on
account of tha alleged unlawful consolida
tion of seven companies. The salt also
asks $72,100 damages for the time the
consolidation hat been In effect.
The petition sets forth that when tha
consolidation took effect the capital stock
of the eompany was represented at $1,800,000
and all paid tip by tha stockholders.
whereas. It Is charged, that In fact tha
money waa not paid, but that the company
was simply formed oy tha new company
taking over tha assets of seven companies.
The companies named as having bean
consolidated are the American lea and Coal
eompany, tha Muckerman Ice and Coal
company, tho Union Ice company, the
Creve Coeur Lake Ice company, the Huae
at Loom Is Ice and Transportation company,
the Huae Oodell lea company and the
Hygvla Ice company.
ENTRIES MADE AT SH0SH0NI
Land Office Wilt Bo Temporarily Re
moved from Lander to Aeeom-
WASHINGTON, July H In accordance
with a supplemental proclamation, Issued
by tha president yesterday, tha register
and receiver of tha land office for tha com-
ng district ahall receive entries for lands
In the ceded portion of ' the ' Shoshone
reservation at Shoshonl, Wyo., from Au
gust U to October 19M, Instead of at
Lander, aa provided In tha proclamation
of June 1 This action wag based upon
the fact that tha railroad now building
Into said reservation . will not be . con
structed from Shoabonl to Lander until
after August IS, and tha change Is made
to accommodate prospective entrymen.
All persons who drsw numbers at ths
drawing, which begins at Lander. Wyo.,
on August 4, 190ft, will make entry between
the datea of August IS and October I, In
clusive, at Shoshonl, , Instead of going to
Lander, as provided In the first proclama
tion. After October t entries will ba made
ROYAL SPONSOR BY PROXY
Dak of Maackoster'a Soa Christened
la Mississippi Water Takea
LONDON, Jttly M. King Edward was on.
of tha godfather of tho duke of Manches
ter's second son, who was christened today
In tha Chapel Royal, St. Jamee' palace.
The king was represented by Earl Gran
ville, a lord In waiting. Tha other spon
sors were Eugene Zimmerman of Cincin
nati, father-in-law of tha duk. and Con
suelo, duchess of Manchester, widow of tha
Mississippi water, brought over specially
for the occasion, waa uaed at the christen
ing. Tha mother waa Indisposed and un
able to bo present, but a fashionable gath
ering attended the ceremony.
Gllddea Toarlsta Earoato. ,
THREE RIVERS. Quebec. July H.-After
spending tbe night on board tho ateamer
Three Rivers on Lake St. Peter the Glidden
tourists, twenty-one of whom have clean
core, today began the journey to Quebec,
hlrh marks tha turning point of their
Journey la Canada. Three days will be
pent In Quebec. On Monday tha tourist
will again croaa Into the United States,
Jackman. Ms., being the next stopping
Assert cast Paekcre for Enalnnd.
LONDON. July SI. Tha London news
papers report that a number of American
meat packara contemplate a number of
warahouae In thia country. They add that
sites rn Lancashire and London are being
Inspected, but no names ar mentioned.
Caar May Not Visit Emperor.
BERLIN, July Xl.-Th Associated Press
was seml-offlclslly Informed today that
Emperor Nicholas has sent a message to
knperor William Informing the latter that
tha political situation In Russia Is such
that ha baa determined to forego his In
tention to meet the Oerman emperor beyond
the frontier of Ruaala as previously agreed
Boaak Carrier Killed.
MILAN. Italy, July a. -A bomb carried
by a workman named Enrico Spada ex
ploded In hla hands today. Spada waa mor
tally wounded and hie wife, who accoov
panled hln, waa seriously Injured.
Froaek Flakt la Africa.
PARIS. July IL Unofficial advices from
Senegambla, Waat Africa, announced that
another fight haa takea plaoa between na
tives and French troops. Ths French lost
fifteen men killed and two officers wounded,
SILVER FOR PANAMA LABORERS
aelvea to Doatk stalker Than
pond Gold Cola.
PANAMA. July tL Henceforth the Pan
ama Canal commission will pay all la
borer In silver. It seems that atmul
taneoualy with the prevlos decision to
pay ths snen In gold the mortality among
tha Waat Indian laborer increased consM
erably and rumor haa It that la many in
stances ths negroes have preferred preette
ally to starve rather thaa to spend tha
gold cola, Uttl of vblca the? had over
A fatal accident caused the death of
C A. HJelm. 2ll Jefferson street, yester
day morning. HJelm works In the fertil
ising department of Swift dt Company
plant. Shortly after going to work yester
day morning he and his companion, who
together work at the dryer or set of rap
Idly moving fana In the west side of the
plsnt, separated, one going upstairs for a
load, of sacks and ths other, who waa
HJelm, stepped Into another room. While
the man waa upstairs HJelm returned and
crawled Into the machinery, within the
barrel of the blower to make some repairs.
The other man did not know that he had
returned. It la thought that one of the
oilers came along and atarted the fans
while oiling them. The shout of the man
Inside caused the stopping of the ma
rhlney at once, but not until he had been
whirled around the shafting two or three
tiroes. Both his legs were broken, his
face waa crushed and he was Internally
injured In a fatal manner. A hurry run
waa made to the South Omaha hospital,
but It appeared there was nothing to bs
done to save the man's life, and he died
shortly after arriving. Dr. C. M. Schln
del attended him. but had no duty except
to give temporary relief. The man leavea
a wife and four children, who were de
pendent on him. It is likely that an In
quest will bo held. The body lies at the
Brewer undertaking parlors. Ha will
likely be burled under the auspices of the
Ancient Order of Vikings, of which he
waa a member. There will be a meeting
of the order this morning to make arrange
ments for the services.
Sooth Ontakans for Exearalon.
The following members of the South
Omaha Live Stock exchange and others
will compose South Omaha's complement
to the trade excursion of the Omaha Com
Allen Dudley, representing Allen Dudley
A Co.; W. H. Jonea, representing Cox
Jones Commission company; p. J. Murphy,
representing George Adams A Frederick;
J. M. Cook, representing Great Western
Commission company; Alma Jackson, rep.
resenting Jackson, Snyder sV Co.; Hon. J.
H. Dahlman. representing National Live
Stock Commission company; J. P. Cleary,
representing Rice Bros.; Fred Htiber, repre
senting Wood Bros.; James L. Paxton, rep
resenting I nlon Stock yards; E. F. Folda,
presenting I'nlon 8tock Yards National
bank; W. B. Cheek, representing Burlington
route; A. A. Jasmer, representing North
western. Transfer of City Fands.
C. A. Melcher reports that the transfer
Of funds Involved In the sale of the sewer
bonds to the amount of $160,000 to Spltser
aV Co., bankers, of New Tork. waa perfected
Jlast Thursday. This wss In accordance
with a resolution of the city council mak
ing Spltser Co. a deposltbry for South
Omaha money. According to the agree
ment with the company 1160,000 In municipal
bonds were deposited with the Fourth Na
tional bank as additional security. Of this
amount $60,000 was in South Omaha bonds
of other Issues. The remaining $100,000 waa
made up of a portion each of Omaha and
North Fort Worth bond. These securities
were approved by the mayor as wan as
the treasurer. .So the cash la all on hand
for the construction of the sewer system.
Much Interest attachea to the' bids, which
are to ba opened July 30. Several con
tractors have appeared In person to make
examination of the proposition.
When Greek Robs Greek.
Earnest Bebatan, 268 South Twenty-sev
enth street, a Greek laborer, reported to
the police yesterday morning that another
of hla nationality by the name of Juler
Pepale broke Into his trunk and took from
It 115 in cash. After the money had been
secured Popsi suddenly disappeared and
has not since been seen.
Excavating- for Plankett Flats.
Ths excavation for the new building
which Is to be constructed between L and
M streets on Twenty-fourth Is progressing
rapidly. It Is likely that the foundations
will be laid with a few weeks. It ia de
signed for a three-story fist and Is to con
tain nearly forty rooms of modern pattern
and conveniences. The building, outside
of fixtures, such as plumbing and lighting.
will cost SK.000. The contrsct Is given to
T. P. Gould A Sons, who are building for
Horace Plunkett. Adjoining thia building
are two other which will be constructed.
In all probability, before fall. With the
construction of these buildings and the
completion of the large furniture establish
ment acroaa the strset, the entire postofflce
block will present a modern and thrifty
Engjlea to Have Picnic.
Tha Eagle Dreas club is to give, a picnic
all day today at Syndicate park. The en
ter tain men t committee haa made ample
preparations for a big dsy among the mem
ber of the fraternity. There is to be I
band and all kinds of races, even to ttfb
race acroaa the pond between the "fats'
nd the "leans." There will be refresh
ments of all ahades and degrees of solidity
and fluidity In easy reach. There will be
dancing and a big parade by the Dress club
In uniform.- One of the manager is posi
tive that there will be a balloon aacerulon
during the afternoon. One reason for the
festivity is the rejoicing over the popular.
Ity of tha local candidate, p. J. Barrett
for the position of grand worthy president
of tha national or grand aerie. Mr. Bar
rett ' la receiving many favorable presa
notices by tha editors of the lodge. He is
about the only candidal of tha middle
weat. He haa received scores of letters
pledging support at the convention at Mil
waukee. It will be counted a large feather
In the cap of the local aerie and of the
atate If he la successful.
Re Complaint of Pawnbrokers.
The local pawn dealers have been much
aggrieved that they have been ' publicly
charged with being Included In the recent
police Investigations In South Omaha.
There are at present three ahops In the
city which pay the license fees required
and which claim to have fulfilled all the
requirements of the law. They do not vara
to have their business connected with cer
tain second-band men and Junk dealers
who pay no lloenses nor ara required to
mak dally reports to tho police of all ar
ticles placed In pawn. As a matter of fact
tha police have not found any fault with
tha pawn shops proper, but their suspicions
baa rested heavily on ah other class of
dealers. These were lately given a thor
Boy Marches for Vaele.
An example of Independence dona in
small package waa furnished to tho police
yesterday In tha person of Arthur Leach
of New Tork City, wbo drifted Into town
yesterday in search of a lost uncle. Ar
thur Leech la a native of Brooklyn, where
bis parents died two years ago- Ha la not
more than It years old now. For tha laat
two years ho baa lived at tha Newsboys'
home In New Tork and mad hla living
selling paper or otherwise la the great
city. Tha uncle be la In search of la a
man of the same name who lived until
Ave m oaths ago In Omaha, but who baa
since disappeared. The boy supposed he
was still hire and a week or more ago
We have, since the adjustment with the insurance companies, SOLD MORE PIANOS
THAN ALL OTHER. PIANO HOUSES in Nebraska, and HAVE SAVED to the Piano
purchasers More Money Thai They Have Ever Known Before. We have saved
and will continue to save from to $250 on all High Grade Standard Pianos. Also
from 50 to 90 per cent on all musical instruments in our immense
We Carry Everything in Sheet
left New York to And him. He paid no
car fare, he say) but he got to Omaha
on quick time. Since then he haa been
searching the city for his lost relative.
Maale City Clonal p.
Jetter"s Gold Top Beer delivered to all
parte of the city. Telephone No. 8. '
W. A. McCllntock Is reported as recover
ing from a mild attack of smallpox.
John Firs Roberts and wife have returned
from h visit to Kxcelxlor Springs, Mo.
Al Woodruff was removed by ambulance
from KilnatrU'k's grading camp to his home
In Omaha yesterday.
For Hle, 6-room house, two lots, trre.
out buildings. Schopnlnc, Twenty-sixth and
Je..eron streets. South Unuihu.
Con Sha n nun. Thirty-eighth and Madison
streets, .was tHken to the South Omaha
hospital yesterday suffering from a case
of typhoid fever.
It Is reported that Campbell 8mlth. a son
of George F. Smith, Twenty-sixth end E
streets, broke his arm during a visit with
relatives at Sioux City.
Charles Hahn. who was taken under sus
picious circumstances In the Mahoney blork,
was given thirty days in the county Jail
on a churge of assault and battery.
Arthur Terrell was sentenced to the re
form school at Kearney for the axsault he
committed on Horsce Armstrong a month
ago. He will remain there until of age.
The death of the Infant child of James
Eberl. 170 South Twenty-second street, oc.
curred yesterday. Burial will be at 2
o'clock this afternoon in ,Lurel 11,111 ceme
Thomas Thompson. John Qlennsn. James
Egan and Frank Graham were arrested
yesterday fot trespassing on the Union
Pacific tracks. Two were dismissed. In
police court yesterday.
L. B. Tyrney was arrested yesterday for
mistaking Indian Hill for a place where
he might swing the tomahawk with Im-
E unity. He was out with a gun and a hugo
nife in the true war path colors yepterday,
until he discovered that the bappy hunting
f rounds were several leagues farther down
han the summit of the hill.
If you want to save money attend our
semi annual clearing sale. Children's heavy
overalls 19 cents. Mens outing suits, coat
and pants, $3. Men's underwear 19 cents.
wortn 3b cents. Men s l snirts is cents.
Boys' shirts 25 cents. Choice of men's pants
S1.90. worth up to $3.60. All kinds of men's
shirts 29 cents. Men's 60-cent suspenders
25 cents. Fifty-cent knee pants 2a cents.
Men's odds and ends in suits $5, worth up
to 12.60. $1.26 union suits 75 cents. 20-cent
men's hose 10 cents. Tliene are only a few
of the many bargains. Nebraska Shoe and
Clothing House, South Omaha.
WILSON SENDS OUT WARNING
Peaple Mast Watch Local Slanahter
Hoaaee, aa Gavernmeat Doe '
Not C'oatrol Them.
WASHINGTON. July 21.-Dlseusslng the
new meat inspection law today. Secretary
WUson said that there was considerable
misapprehension regarding its scope. It
doe not, he said, apply to any but slaugh
tering and meat packing houses doing an
"If the people of this country want to
be assured that the meat that goes into
their homes from establishment doing a
purely state and local buainess Is clean and
wholesome," said the secretary, "they
should enter upon a crusade for a general
cleaning up. I am powerless myself to act.
Quite recently I went through some of the
houses not embraced within tha federal law
and found them In a nasty, filthy condi
tion and in some caaea using diseased ani
mals. It is my one regret- that the federal
law does not reach them, but I earnestly
hope the state and city officiate will look
after them aa rigorously aa we propose to
look after the others."
Openlaar Panama Bond Bids.
WASHINGTON. April 21.-Treasury offi
cials, in going over Panama canal bund
bids today, ascertained that one bid for
$5,000,000 at 1.028b7 bad been misplaced. It
waa found among bids of a lower figure.
The discovery of this bid will fix the line
between the successful and unsuccessful
bidders at about $103,116. This bid is one of
several that were filed by Samuel Byerley
of New York. The successful bidders for
th Panama canal bond were made known
here today. The great bulk of the bond
go to eastern bank.
' Enforce KUtht-Honr Us.
WASHINGTON. July H.-Actlng Secre
tary of the Navy Newberry, In accordance
with tha directions of the president today,
issued an order to all bureau chiefs direct
ing that th eight-hour law be atrlctly en
forced. Immlcraat In State of Coma.
NEW YORK, July 21. Domlnleo Bonso.
an Italian girl, la years old, arrived heru
yesterday from Havre, France, In a cata
leptic spell. She was removed to a sani
tarium snd despite the constant attention
of physicians, there waa no change in her
condition today. The aecond day out from
Havre the young woman suffered a violent
attack of sea sickness, the next day aha
fiaaaed Into a atate of conn and was seem
ngly deed for Hie remainder of the voy
age. The ship's doctor waa powerless to
restore her to consciousness. Pin pricks
produced no Impression on her nerves. The
case la puxsllng some of th leading medl
can praciitionera of this city.
Iceman Istesnbt in Beat.
ST. LOUIS. July 21-Whlle carrying a
cake of ice Into a residence at Webster
Groves. a suburb, yesterday, Iceman
Goorge Cherry suddenly felt the effects of
oppressive heat. He aat down on the
chunk of Ice, got wobbly and finally rolled
off to tho ground unconscious Aitct fee
ing restored be was put to bed.
For Little Money Is Fast Fading Away
OMAHA'S RELIABLE PIANO HOUSE
OCX LETTER tit
Sheldon Asks Some aealoas.
To the Editor of The Bee: Will you
permit me to address the republicans ul
Nebraska through your paper.
Shall the railroads or shall the' people
control the next legislature? Shall the
railroads, or shall the true blue republi
cans nominate the republican state ticket?
These are the real Issues squarely before
the republicans of Nebraska.
The potentates of the railroad machine
would like to elect a railroad man for
United Statea aenator. But tlicy. want to
nominate a railroad man for governor.
ThCy want to select a railroad ticket for
republicans to vote for. They want to
elect a legislature that will be controlled
hv railroad Influence
Railroad legislation In Nebraska ha Just
begun. Railroad legislation In congreM
Is closed for the present. The railroads
know It. For these reason they will give
up the congressmen, and they will give
up the United States senator. If they can
thereby dictate the nomination of candi
dates for the legislature and dictate the
nomination of tha governor and other tate
ofnoers. Therefore, while It Is Important
to Instruct on the question of United States
senator It Is equally Important to Instruct
on the question of governor. Why do
they want to control the legislature and
the srovernor? Thev fear jiibtlce. The
railroads do not want to be compelled to i
stand equal before the law. They want j
to reduce their assessment and to do that
thev are v llllna- to i moose upon other ;
property holders an Iniquitous taxation ;
system. They oppose equltsble taxation.
Above everything else they oppose the
state exercising Its right to abolish un
reasonable railroad rates, fares and
charges, and to establish in place of them
reasonable and Just ones. And thst Is why
they want a railroad legislature to pre-
... n, fhB nf aurrf law and a rail-
vent the passsge of sucrr law ana a ra. i
road governor, to veto such a law If It
should be passed.
What ahall we republicans do? We must
not put the railroads out of buainess, but
We must put them out of politics. Let
Is not yield to temptstlon. but let us put
the prlnclplea of the republican party In
force In Nebraska. Let us Instruct our
state delegatlona to uphold the principles
of the republican party and to vote for
candidates who are known to be fre from
railroad influence. Let ua when we nom
inate candidates for the legislature, pledge
them to vote for a law that will abolish
the pernicious pass system; for a law that
will guarantee to the people of this state
reasonable railroad rates. fares. and
charges, snd for such other measures as
will be necessary to Insure a aquare deal
in Nebraska for everybody.
The Issue in Nebraska ia not whether I
shall be nominated for governor, or
whether any particular person shall be
nominated for governor or for any other
particular office, but the lasue la, shall the
principles of the. republican party be ear-
rled 'out? Let us stand up like men for
these principles. It will be better to stand
for them and be defeated upholding them
than to be victorious without them. Let
us stand up as loyal republican for Ne
braska. Equitable tsxation, equality be
fore the law. reasonable railroad rates,
farea and charges. Justice for everybody,
are accepted principles of the republican
party. It Is the sunreme duty of the re
publ'cans of Nebraska to csrry out these
republlcsn principles. The rsllrosds have
determined It shall not be done If thev
can help It. Orders have gone down the
line to their trusted men sll over this
state to save the legislature for them snd
to help them to dlctste the nomination of
governor and the atate ticket. Will the
republicans of this state permit the rail
road machine to prevent them from car
rying out tha prlnclplea of the republican
party? No, never!
GEORGE L. SHELDON.
Address from Jango Sears.
TEKAMAH, Neb., July 20. To th Citl
sns of Nebraska: Through the press of
this stats I desire to say a few worda to
you aa you are forming your issues for
th ensuing election. I do not desire or
Intend to be offensively personal. I do
intend to speak plainly. I have spoken
previously to your state officers regarding
the matter of which I now addresa you,
and In a way that was Intended to force
attention. So far I have failed, and no
good haa reaulted, except that -which
flews necessarily from publicity. I have
found men of rank in ail of our partlea
singularly backward in aaauming re
sponsibility with disagreeable features.
Htnce, believing that the matter to which
I now recur ta of vital Importance to the
state. I address this to the state's cltlxen
ship, regardless of party.
You have seevral great trusts that ara
managed by your stat officers. Th chil
dren's school fund money is by odds th
greatest. It Is of millions of dollars. By
fo) rH TP P
tho Integrity of lta management It 1 In
tended to be a blessing to the future mil
lion of Nebraska children, and for al
ways. By its use corruptly, by being
niched from, to that extent ar the chil
dren defrauded for all time. That Is your
one great and should be sacred trust. I
leave It to you. Why should young men
and boys be sent to prison In this stste
If we countenance the plundering of the
funds that are to educate and moralise
them, by the thousands of dollars.
Now if I have laid enough foundation
to attract your attention. I will say that
your treasury has for a number of years
and until the present Incumbency of Peter
Mortensen been used for rrlvate gain.
That was so under Meserve and under
Steufer. The evidence that there was an
organism Ion under Steufer's management
to corruptly use your funds for private
gain Is, in my opinion, overwhelming and
conclusive. The evidence that a great
many thoussnd dollsrs were lost to your
fund by Intended malmanagement Is posl-
tlve. The fact that your legislature and
public officers have failed to recognise
and rebuke a scandalous condition Is true.
I write this letter to you so thst you
shall Insist as you nominate and vote
for your members to the next session that oftre(1 for th .t trmu. There aro only
Investigation shall be held that will ba ten entrli m th state, farmer taking
of effect, and not of fare, as to the con- ,ntrrst in th, ntttr. O. 3. Solem
dltlon of your fund and of the condtlct of Von ma(le Uccesful entry aa a com
of your offlcera. Thia etep I have In- petltor but many fine farm will be un
tended taking over since the last session, represented,
at which I sought to have the matter
properly Inquired Into. ! Hnndred and Three at Pier a.
Five years ago. for the first time, a stale I PIERRE, 8. D., July 21. (Special Tele-
treasurer's bond was paid for by the state1
appropriation. Every member of that aes-
",on w" tell hi neighbor that such bond
wa P'd for by the state only after Mr.
Steufer stood before tho house and gave
his direct promise that all Interest money j
should be turned Into the treasury. A
he made that promise he had bank checka
running to himself for unlawful interest
on unlawful deposits which, even after that
promise, he kept getting and keeping. In
defiance of hl rtntv anri mr.tnut his dl.
aenance oi nis auty ana against nis i
g d n bond buy, peculations,
., .., k.
t a .i . . - i
the price of his last year's bond, and this
time for $3,000. If he bad conducted hi
office with Integrity, it was right to pay It.
If corruptly, not a cent should have been
, e dnlltted act, of alrtci COrrup-
t Hn lrl hl. ,,. v, ,,rt
j - rhj committee, by a course of conduct and
rrport ,oundln. VIy , whltewa.h. Ignored
your Interest and their duties, and helped
In a gift of $3,000, not only where nothing
was due from the state, but to one who
had knowingly and lntendlngly defrauded
It aeema to be generally accepted as true
that the recent Ihvestlgatlona relating to '
the management of the great New York
Insurance companies were necessary to be
made, and have resulted In the disclosure 1
of great abuses and the correction of great !
evils. I recall nothing dlctosed In these
Investigation as corrupt as haa been cer
tain phases of your state treasurer's oflice
for a number of years prior to Mr. Morten-
j aen'a Incumbency. Bueh an investigation
Into our own affairs can only result In
proper legislation, safeguarding your In
terests and the conduct of your business.
I shall ask the people of my county to
speak clearly as to what their own views
are. At the next session I shall see that
competent attorneys, having an interest In
the state's, welfare, are at the service- of
the members whom you shall send to the
legislsture. I know that you are not satis-
fled, for I, claiming to be a reasonable
person and knowing those conditions to be
against every proper rule of good govern
ment, am not satisfied.
I shall auggest to the conventions of the
different parties of my county, Burt, the
duty of demanding of right, a strict In-
quiry Into the past management of the
treasury department. And personally I
shall support no man for any stale office
whom 1 do not believe to be for a strict
Inquiry and a square reporting to the legl.-
lsture and the people aa to the conduct ol
th treasury department In the paal.
W. G. 6 EARS-
Illinois Central Headed West.
YANKTON. S. July 21.-(Bpec.al.)-li
1 understood her that th auiveyor h
ar at work In the neighborhood of Wa-
konda ar running a lin toward Olivti
which is to be for so extension of th I'll
nols Central, which Intends to build froi.
Sioux City via Wakonda to Olivet. It w
travorse the north part of this county, tap
ping a rich section hereto for unpleieed by
Taanton tolleee Institute.
YANKTON. 8. D., July A. -(Special. j
Tha college, a usual, will have a theolog
leal Institute thl summer, which will com
mence the Sst Inst, and continue for two
weeks. A number of prominent men ha
been engaged aa Instructors, for lecture
Snd addresses, and the Institute promise to
be moat useful and Interesting. The even
1 always largely attended by ministers,
wno we.com. ,n. .n,.u.. .....r w m
favor. Among th instructors this yeas are;
Rev. Frank K. Sander. D. D farmer dean
of Yale Theological seminary, now with
the Congregational publishing ' company;
Rev. William O. Ballantyne. formerly pres
ident of Oberlln, now of the International
Toung Men'a Christian Association Train
ing school of Springfield, Mass.: Rev. W.
J. Turner of Norfolk, Neb., and minister!
from Mitchell, F.Ik Point. Estelllne, Yank
ton, Huron, Beresford, Letcher and Canton.
Thieves Break Into Clothlnc Store.
YANKTON, B. D.. July 21.-(Special )
The Fred Scheel clothing tore. situated
Immediately across from police headquar
ters In this city, waa broken Into Thursday
night and a number of suits, of the vslue
of $100, stolen. There Is no clue as to the
thieves. Two lights of glass of the slse
of Sx50 Inches were entirely removed from
a rear window, the putty hsving been
neatly removed. It was a daring piece of
work and apparently entirely successful.
Farmers Not I.ooklnar for Prises.
YANKTON. 8. D., July 21.-8peelal.)
Prof. Thomas Shaw and Prof. T. A. Hover
tadt, both Minnesota agricultural authori
ties, were In this city thia week and were
Inspecting farms In this section of the
state for the J. J. Hill W.000 cash prises
gram.)-A hot week, with temperaturea of
over 90 degrees for every day, culminated
here today with a government record of
103, and hotter on the streets. A little relief
U promised for tomorrow.
Elks Tralna Delayed.
DENVER. July 21.-Three Elks1 excursion
Gain's near Tolland on thS' Denver
Northwestern railroad by the breaking of
a drive wheel on a locomotive. Great
bonfires were built on the mountain aldi.-a
. ,h . .. ..P.r.irni.t nnt th ni.h,
,n tinaing una nnm-in. i ney were a
tired, but atill good-natured crowd when
they finally reached Denver during tha
Arrest In Wlro-Taplaj Case."
ST. !XUI8. July 21 A a reult of h
police investigation Into the alleged wire
tapping at the Merchants exchange another
arrest was made today. Thomas P. Lahey,
employed by a local brokerage firm, was
arrested on a warrant charging meddling
! The J."Csf y
How to Exercise the
OUR Intestines are lined trttlda
with millions of suckers, that
drsw the Nutrition from food as
it passes them. But, If the food
passes too slowly, It decays before It fats
thro.ugh. Then the little suckers drsw Poison
frbm It Instead of Nutrition. This Poison
makes a Css thst Injures your system mora
than the food should have nourished It. ,
The usual remedy for this delsyed pass
are (called Constipation) is to take a bif
fan ef Castor Oil.
, , .
Thl merely mk '"PP" thi passs?
for unlosding the current csrjo, ,
It does not help the Csuse of daisy a
trl1. i. io.. thrBowal-Musclea.
and weakens them for their next task.
Another, remedy Is to take t strong
"Physic, " like Salts, Calomel, Jalap, Phos-
phate of Sodium, Aperient Water, or any ol
Wn' aoM "y810 dr
It merely flushes-out the Bowels with
a wssts of Digestive Jules, set flowing Into
,ntetttne, ,hrou(,n ,ho ttttt
Cascarets are the only safe medicine for
the bowels. '
They do not waste any precious fluid of
fh Bowels, as "Physios" do.
They do not relax ths Intestines by gress
ng them Inside like Castor Oil or Glycerin,
.imn ,tim.,l.i. th. r.i.
. . .
Mucle to ''Work nsturally. conv
fortably, snd nutritiously.
They ar put up In thin, flat, round-cornered
Enamel boxes, so they can bs Carried
in a man's vest pocket, or In a womsn's
purse, sH the lime, without bulk or trouble.
Th time to tak a Cascsrel Is not
only whn you are Sick, but whsn you
first suspect you need one. Price, lOosbox.
' Be very careful' to get the genuine,
mads only by the Sterling Remedy Company
and never sold InTs.illc. Pu.ru i.KUt
gUmped "CCC." All dUf rial. am
4 evuggiam. . ess
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