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The Omaha Daily Bee
VOIa XXXVI-NO. 92,
OMAHA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 3, IMG-TWELVE PAGES.
SINGLE COPY THREE CENTS.
MAGOON COESTO CUBA
Bebrukaa Slated to luoceed Tift ti
HAD EXPECTED TO GO TO PHILIPPINES
lltnaties. Eas Cstaced Materiallj 8inoa
E tailed from Paaama.
TAFT DIES NOT WISH TO STAY IN ISLAND
Indication Ha Will B Heady U Betnra in
'. Canpls f WMh
STEP TOWARD THE CABINET FOR MAGOON
secret About tho Capital the
Kehraskap la Betas Groomed far
tba Position et Secretary
(from a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON, Oct. X. (Special Tele
gram.) Governor Charles E. Magoon,
looking in splendid condition, arrived In
Washington today, taking quarters at the
.Wilmington. Hardly bad he Inscribed hid
name on the riser' v when he was met
by a dozen new . men eager to wel
come him back V
es and give him
tonlaht there la e. '4
Instead ot going to tho '
governor, be will go to
-et as vice
Kr, ". provw-
Jonal governor of the
fact it Is gent-rally undeiatooo
circles clem to the president ti.
about ' ready to announce to the
that Qoemor Charles E. Magoon.late
of Panama, will become civil and mil
itary governor of the Cuban republic
In looking about for an experienced mind
to follow the short, but .exceedingly
.capable, not to say brilliant, adminis
tration of Secretary Taft In Cuba, there
is no man so thoroughly well equipped
for the position of provisional governor
of Cuba as Charles E. Magoon. Long be
fore he went to Panama as governor and
minister 'and member of the - Isthmian
Canat . commission ho had had large ex
perlence with our constructive policy In
the Philippines. He seemed to Intuitively
grasp the complicated questions between
that foreign people and ourselves. He
made a hit with both Secretaries .Root
and Taft, and Is possible a bigger hit
with President Roosevelt. In the compli-
ated condition of affaire In Panama he
the first man picked out as minister
, ll jarhltv
governor of ' the canal sone. Ho
ved distinction there and he left on
the 25th of September to ostensibly take
the position of vice governor of the Phil
ippines and on the retirement of the pres
ent governor. Mr. Smith, to succeed him.
i "rafOWauts Ont.
This was the way 'the cards were put
up, ' but American Intervention came In
Cuba while Governor Msgoon was on tho
blah seas and whsn he landed he learned
th5t.;Becre)rjr.Ta,ft,iad .declared himself
provisions) governor of that island pend
ing a new election and the restoration of
peace.' 8cretary Taft Is not enamored of
hl Job In Cuba, for he has larger prob
lems nt home and therefore it Is rumored
he his tt-legraphed the president to send
Magoon to Cuba - to take his place and
Secretary Root, it, is understood, has en
thusiastically acquiesced In the demand.
.Tomorrow Governor Magoon will make
Ills official call upon the president and It j
Is expected he will then be advised to get
himself in readiness for the Cuban Instead
of the Philippine service. Tonight the gov
ernor', said, he bad heard the rumor that
he was to become provisional governor of
Cuba, but that be had absolutely no knowl
edgo of a change In the president's plans
and until he was advised otherwise he
would proceed to put hi affairs In shape
to leave shortly for the Philippines. Should
the Cuban service eventuate, as now seems
certain. Governor Magoon will not be able
. to Co to Nebraska at this time as he had
hoped to do after his preparation for his
Philippine trip were completed.
Should the president select him for the
(Cuban governorship Judga Msgoon said to
night, he would be ready to sail just as
soon as Secretary Taft desired. In view of
the fact that Secretary Taft has requested
Mrs. Taft, who ts on her way from
Canada to the states to Join him In Havana
' for' a short time. It Is not expected that the
secretary will relinquish the ' provisional
governorship for at least a fortnight. This
will give Governor Magoon an opportunity
to, look, after some business matters which
need hi attention, previous to his sailing
Alans for the Cabinet.
It U now no secret that Judge Magoon
gf being groomed for secretary of war. It
ImS, howoVer. been suggested that he ought
to have made a larger record for himself
than he made while the taw officer of the
Insular bureau. ' Ills Panama , experience
adde9 materially to his record and now to
round It out It is proposed to send him to
Cuba as provisional governor.
Orders for the Army.
Captain Povid L. Stone. Twenty-second
infantry. Is relieved from further duty as
assistant to the constructing quarter
master at Omahti and will proceed to New
' Tot k City for duty as transport quarter
master. . . '
Major Ulchard W. Johnson, surgeon now
"at Fur Crook, will proceed to Havana and
report to the commanding general of the
expedition to Cuba for assignment to duty j
us supply ulhcer. . ,
Cap lb In J.un.s R. Church, assistant Stir- j
geon at Vort RublUMm, is ordered to I
Havana lor duty.
Ft ret Lieutenant David Riddle. Sixth
cava.lt v.- In addition to his prt-wnt duties,
will aume charge ot construction work at
Fort Meads, relieving Major Rub-n B.
Ttiner, K'ghth Infantry, who will procedl
t !!oifc barracks and assume charge of I
censlrucllun work at that post. - V '
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Minor .Matler. r, t.pM.i.
Tn vrnirai mr oaiiunat nana or i en
feral t'ilv. Nb.
has lfn authorised ti be-
r gin business . with ISXOua iiipiu
A. llird is president; Gorge p. UU
trt-cidont; G. H. Gray, cashier.
I. T. H
Hural ciuriers appointed for Iowa route:
pobuuue. route i; Outtav G. Gartner, ear
lier; Adtsi Gartner, substitute. Earlbam,
route s; Thomas O. Parkin, mrrWr; Lester
Itmt, substitute. Rock Rapkis, route .
Arthur Jiiivft), iwrrwri nanmi Mc-
il tervU e exaiitmatioii will bv held
October 17 for posliioa Of meat, inspector
' a lh bureau of animal Industry at the
f following place: - Nebraska Omaha. I.ln
riii Grand llaiid. " low Cedar
1ij1'"- lK Moines, Dubuque. Fort Uadi
goo. l',w" r,,v' Ml",',n CUy. Otiumua.
fV.u City and Waterloo. South Dakota
Abv.-Je-". IXuidwovd, Sioux Falls aud W.
SECOND CLASS MAIL MATTER
Postal Commission Hears Assistant
Postmaster of Chicago at
" Sew York Sitting.
NEW YORK. Oct. 2.-lmportsnt changea
In the laws governing the handling jf
second class mail matters were ralseet In a
statement by John M. Hubbard, asslstsnt
postmaster of Chicago, which was read
today by the Postal commission, which
Is Investigating that subject in this city.
Mr. Hubbnr.1 recommendrtl:
Thst second class mail matters be made
Tnat a law obliging bum matters to oe :
carnea ouiaine or iiip mini -wnmu bj tt
long way toward solving the problem.
mat It these two resolutions are rejeciea
that the rates on bulk package be re
duced to I cents a pound to news iigents
and dealers snd to 3 ctnts to subscriber,
advertisers and exchanges.
The abolition of the sample copy privi
lege the transrlent rate on psckages and
the compulsory routing of second class
matters by publishers.
The pasHlna of a stringent law to rtinmn
violators of the law.
Mr. Hubbard's statement argued that a
self-sustaining rate would remove the de
ficit tn the Postofflce department, enable
congreae to Increase the pay of deserving
employes, cheapen the cost of administer
ing the department and make the press
independent of the department.
Oae Way to Save Expense.
The carrying of bulk outside the malls,
the statement declared, would result !n
Immense saving to the department, and it
ts thought that the publishers can make
better terms with the transportation com
panies than with the department.
It was said that cost of handling un
routed Jiall is 41 cents a hundred snd of
routed mall 4 cents a hundred.
A brief on behalf of the American Pub
lishers' association was submitted today
to the congressional commission on postal
matters, which Is in session here, and
which Is Inquiring especially into what
steps ahull be taken by the government to
obliterate the large annual deficits In the
postal revenues, due. It Is alleged, to the
handling of so many tons of second class
matter at the rate of 1 cent per pound.
The brief Is designed to show that the
legitimate dally newspapers are not the
cause of the deficit and consequently are
entitled to a continuance of the prevailing
rate. It is assorted that while the gov
ernment Itself has to pny more than 10
cents to curry the 10-crnt magazine from
the publishing office lo the news stand and
subscriber. It derives a profit from the
carrying ot the dully newspapers. It Is
declared th:it the newspapers have been
Improperly Included In swreplng assertion!"
that, 'all those entitled to the second class
mailing privilege enjoy a gratuity and
subsidy from the government. The brief
points out that the recent deficits In postal
revenues were anticipated by Postmasters
General 8mlth.and Payne because of the
fcslabllshment of the rural free delivery
system, and that the deficits need not be
viewed with apprehension. The brief sug
gests steps .that may partially remedy the
abuses which have furnished occasion for
Hate in Profitable.
The belief la expressed that the trans
portation of newspapers -nt 1 cent per
pound Is profitable. Inasmuch as express
and railroad companies find a profit in
oairymg newspapers and other articles atr
rates varying from -Si of a ceut a pound to
I cent a pound, giving more and better
service for the money arid carrying long
distances at the cent a noond rnte.
' The brief 'asserts that the situation as to
postal deficits is not so bad uu appears ut
On slbuna llta .r,tt , I t'V 4a arnwlntf with
ainaxlng rapidity. The revenues of ach
year are always more than enough to pny
tho expenses of the previous ye ir. so that
an end can be put to deficits If a stop Is
put to the Increase In expenditures. Com
paring the United Suites postal service to
that of Great Britain. It is shown that
England pays $141 to the mile for transport
ing mulls, whoreas the United Btulea p;iys
but $1P6. Yet Great Rritnln makes a profit
of $.'2,0o0.(Xi a year, mainly due to the
short haul and the dense population.
The brief states that the second clasri
rate chould be restricted to the dissemina
tion of publlo lnforinutlon and that its
employment primarily for mercantile pur
poses be stopped. '
RUSSIA SEIZES JAP SHIPS
Seal Poachers Canaht and Claims
Action of Russia Was
VICTORIA. B. C, Oct. 1 News was re
ceived today by . the steamer Rellerophon,
from the orient, of the seixure of the Japa
n.i Mnlliiflr Hrhnonera Talfuku and Dulhan
Tal Yo, owned by the company whose
schooners raided . St. . Paul rookery. The
two Japanese sealing vessels were captured
off Copper Islands by a Russian warship,
one of three sent to guard the Copper
Islands rookeries when the wholesale raids
made by the Japanese in the last two sea
sons were reported and towed to Petropav
lovsk, Kamtchaka, and confiscated. Owners
of the Taifuku have addressed a memorial
to the Japanese government, claiming the
seixure was Illegal and asking that a claim
for compensation should be made to the
An authoritative statement received by
the Bcllerophon says that thirty-live Japa.
nese sailing vessels have been engaged in
sealing this season.
The Japanese gunboat Masaashl has been
sent to guard the Robber Island rookery,
off Saghalien, and the Russian government,
having had . reports of raids made by
schooners organised for the purpose, with
one carrying a field gun to overawe the
guard on shore, sent three fast, modern
cruisers to guard Copper Islands.
SWEDISH VICE CONSUL KILLED
Shot While UrtvluK "Near Bat out
and Dies In Hospital Mar.
- BATUM, Tiaiis-Caui-usla, Oct. 2. M.
I Hager, the. Swedish vice consul litre, mas
mortally wounded today while driving in
a carriage In the outskirts ot the city
and died in the honpltal to which he Was
conveyed. His murderers escatied.
M wh(J . MJk9t th. N.
- M Napla works, is the second con
aular ottlcer murdered during the last tlvs
months, the first victim being William
ettuart, the American vlci consul who was
shot and killed at his country place pear
here May Ju.
RUSSIANS ON RACE RIOTS
Sewspapero Comment on T rookie at
Atlanta and Com para It with
Mou Rale at Home.
BT. PETERSBURG, Oct. ' Y-4kWerat
uewttpapers have published editorial artlcka
on the, event at Atlanta,. Ga.. comparing
thrui with the anii-Jewisb massacres lit
Rusata. The Novo Vremya expresses th
tut that tho United Stal.s now will reuse
to attribute the Ruun excesses to official
provocation Instead of admitting that thef
ui tba remit ef natural raclai aAlmoaU&
FUNSTON TO TAKE COMMAND
Governor Taft Eeqnenti that Ha. Be Qirtm
Charge of First Expedition.
OCCUPATION WiLL NOT BE PERMANENT
President 9as Annexation Has Sat
Been Considered and Cohans Are
to Have Another Chance nt
WASHINGTON. Oct. 2. Secretary Taft
cabled to the War department today re
questing that Brigadier General Frederick
Funston be designated to command the
American troops In Cuba and the military
secretary Immediately issued an order to
that effect. Formal orders were also Issued
to Brigadier General T. J. Wlnt, com
mander of the. Department of Missouri,
who reached here late today, and who
Is to be In charge of the embarkation of
the expedition from Newport News. The
orders show that the first expedition to
Cuba is to be known as the First Expedi
tionary brigade. It Is much larger than
an ordinary brigade, but the War depart
ment has decided to consider It as such.
General Thomas H. Barry, assistant chief j
of stsff. arrived here this evening from
New York. He has Just returned from
Europe where he went to witness the ma
neuver! of the German army.
Secretary Root has been interesting him- j
self In the Cuban situation since his return
to duty in the State department and tn '
doing so has, been going over the dlplo
mutlo correspondence that took place be
tween Washington and Havana before Sec
retary Tnft was sent to Cuba by the presi
dent. No information has been received
In Washington which Indicates the length
of time that the United States will occupy
the Island of Cuba and none of the officials
will ventuie, a prediction 6n this subject,
but the presumption la that It will be some
time before a stable government can again
be placed In power and It Is expected that
meantime a civil government will be ap
pointed to administer the affairs of the
Island under the direction of the secretary
Annexation ot Contemplated.
President Roosevelt discussed- freely to
da? with his cabinet and with Individual
callers, among whom were Senators Knox
a"nd Foraker, the present situation In Cuba
and Its temporary occupation by the Ameri
can forces. The matter was talked over at
the cabinet, but no definite announcement
of the result of the deliberations was given
out. Tho president related to the cabinet
and to the other callers with whom he
talked that the action taken by the Ameri
can government was destined solely for the
benefit of the people, of the Island with a
view to the complete restoration of order
there and the protection of all Interests. displaced and connections broken. The es -He
declared tha he had no such motive 1 1 mated loss at Fort McRae Is 140,000, at
view, as tne possible annexation of the
government tof the Island by tho United
States. What he wanted now was that the
Cubans should be given another chance at
Unless extraordinary conditions drlse,' no
extra session o congress will be called to
deal with the Cuban, sanation, as thii presl
dnt'. considers he has ample aui&qrtty to
proceed In the matter.
The president has given some consldera'
tion to the possibility of the necessity of
a postponement of his trip to Panama ntxt
niunin wcause or the conditions in Cuba
He does not ttilnk at this time, however
j that. tncre- ny likelihood of condition-.
arising w men win prevent hiv going to
Pannma to make the tour of Insnec.itn
which he announced some time ago. Should
any decided evidence of unrest in Cuba
make themselves apparent as a result of
the American occupation and the disarma
ment of the revolutionists requiring his
presence In Washington, the president has
expressed the Intention of abandoning the
trlri to Panama set for this full. In which
of congress next spring.
Kleven Transports Chartered.
Quartermaster General Humphrey has
concluded the charters of eleven vessel
which will be used for the transportation
of animals from this country for the first
expeditionary brigade. Their cargoes will
sory vehicles. One of them, the Andes,
will sail from Tampa with the horses and
mules and the light artillery of the Four
teenth artillery and two pack' trains. The
other ten transports will sail from Newport
News). Captain Butt Informed Quartermas
ter General Humphrey by cable that be
had secured quartermasters' offices In the
that- ho needed two
steam harbor lighters and two launches.
These, he said, will be all the boats neces
sary, as Havana harbor Is well supplied
with lighter". He asked that a large quan
tity of lumber be sent for use ut Camp
Columbia. His request In port bad ' been
anticipated, as a vessel la now en route
to Havana with loo.ooo feet of lumber to
be used for' ramp purposes.
Brlgudler General George F. Elliott, com-.1
mandant of the marine corps, has ordered
that thirty-six water sterilizers and tele
phone field apparatus be sent to the ma
rines In Cuba on the next transport sailing
for Havana. Tbe order was lsud at the
suggestion of marine officers In Cuba.
First Soldiers for Cuba.
NEW YORK, Oct. 2. Amid the cheers
and farewells of wives, sweethearts and
friends, 9t) men, composing the first por
tion of the Cuban expeditionary force to
sail from New lork City to the island.
I sailed from the New York navy yard a few
minutes before noon today on board tbe
Unitwl States transport Sumner. There
was a big gathering of the friends and rela
tives of the troops on the dock to wltnera
As the troop ship passed down 'the bay
amid the salutes of the harbor craft It waa
accompanied by a tug earning General
Grant, commander of the Department of thb
East; Mrs. Grant, Admiral Schley and Mrs.
Schley, General Weaver and Major Sher
man. The tug escorted the big ship to the
sea to are It safely clear of the channela
Tb troops on board th Sumner comprise
three battalions of the Fifth infantry front
the Plattsburg barracks, with twenty-eight
officers and 517 men, commanded by Colonel
C. D. Cowlea: the battalions of engineers
from Washington, comprising twelve offi
cers and 941 men, commanded by Major M.
M. Patrick, and a detachment from the
hospital corps, numbering two officers and
CrnUer Brooklyn galls.
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. .-Wlth mors
than 4(41 marines on board and loaded with
ammunition, stores, medical supplies and
1.2W) tons of coal, the armored ci ulcer
Brooklyn sailed at noon today from the
League Island navy yard for Cuba. The
Brooklyn, which Is commanded by Captain
L. C. Hellner, Is expected to arrive In Cu
ban waWrs on Friday.
Texas Takes Fresh Start.
NORFOLK. Va Oct. .-Tha Unite!
CRDER CCMES OUT OF CHAOS
wohlle Bark on the tMa ' and
tistlmate of Loss .Shrink
MOBILE, Ala.. Ojt. 2. With telrgrapn
wires working In tufMclent numbers to
t-vrry tin uusilirFS , wilii nil launwun ... j
operation except tloi New Orleans division
of the t,oulvllle L Nashville, business
conditions are now! almost normal. Tho
Iulsxlllc and Nusrvlll brought tn three
passenger trains frm the north and line
today sent out a number of freight trains.
The work done In restoring tills line has
b"en really wonderful. It Is Impossible
to convey to anybody who did hot see
It. an adequate conception of the con
dition of the track, even as late as last
Conditions down the bay and along the
coast are rapidly improving and many sec
tions arc reporting now that their first
estimates of damage were too large. In
this city, for example, two- days after
the storm, prominent Insurance men weru
positive in their assertions that the loss
would amount to between H.OOrt.K) mid
$5,000,000. The same, men now place the
figures at 11,000,000, Proportional reduc
tions arc made In reports from other places
visited by the gale. .The total loss of life
has not been mora than 100, but it Is not.
possihle even yet to give a correct aggre-
Mobile breathed much easier today when
It was ascertained that the storm which
caused so much anxiety yesterday would
not arrive. '
Forty. Poor Llathlhonses nnina-ed.
NEW ORLEANS, j Oct. fc Forty-four
lighthouses either swept into .the sea and
tost or the structures so badly damaged
that no lights can be shown, and four light
house keepers drownod during Jnst week's
hurricane is the summary of the report
made by T'nited States Lighthouse Inspec
tor "Sears of New Orleans. These lights were
located on the coast and adjacent Islands
between the mouth of the Mississippi river
and Mobile. Mr. Sears aid not investigate
the lighthouse losses between Mobile and
Pensacola. He baa not yet made public an
estimate of the money loss Involved.
Xehraakan'a Brother Dies.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 2.-From Major
General Wade, commanding the eastern
division of New York, comes further de
tails of the damage wrought by the hurri
cane at southern army postn. The com
manding officer at Fort Barrancas, Pensa
cola, confirms the report of the drowning
of Quartermaster Sergeant Maurice G.
O Ber lander and Private Rex A. Jordan,
both of the Twenty-second company of
coaEt artillery. The bodies wore not recov
ered. Jordan's nearest relative was Mrs.
Phillips, a sister, living at Scotia, Neb.
The quartermaster's steamer Poe was
saved through the sptendld work of the
captain and crew. The launch Mendenhall
was washed ashore atid Mrs with boilers
arrancas la.ono, and at Pickens iww.
There has been no definite nws.,Xrom Fort
Morgan, Mobile, since tho storm.
Red Cross Will Help.
The American National Red Cross decided
to receive contributions for "the relief of the
storm sufferers In the gulf states and sent
instructions to the ".piclents of all itate
btanchca of the" Organiiutlon asking ;thenr
to make announcement that liiey will re
celve money fo purposes Indicated. Per
sons living In etntce which have no Red
Cross 'branches may "nd their contribution
to the national treasurer. Charfcs I la 11am
Keep, assistant secretary of the United
ine reamer ourenu tonigiit announced
that the gulf depression is slowly tilling
UP and does not now present any alarming
j feotures. The continuous fall of rain In
! Tennessee. Alabama and Georgia has
caused flood stages In a number of rivers.
Frla-ht at Peasnrola.
PENSACOLA, Fla.. Oct. 2. After a rest
less night Pcnsucola uwoke this morning
to renew the work of rescue and rebuilding.
ernor Broward of Florida today aired the
mayor of Pensacola, Charles H. Bliss, that
If the citizens desired he would immediately
Issue a proclamation calling upon the people
of the state and the outside world for as
sistance. As yet the offer has not been
ON EXPORT GRAIN
Illinois and Louisiana Bayers
of Reins; Driven Oat 'of
CHICAGO, Oct. 2. -William H. Sufferns
of Decatur, III., wns the first witness at
today's session of the Interstate Commerce
commission, which Is Investigating the al
leged rebate cases. Suffern said that he
entered the grain exporting business over
nine years ago. Three years a So, he said,
he discovered that Harris, Scotten 4 Co
grain men of Chicago, and Rosenbaum &
Co. were receiving an elevator (allowance
at New Orleans of 2 tents per PO pounds
from the Illinois Central railroad.
"The rate on grain for export by way of
New Orleans was 13 cents per hundred,"
said the witness. "Two cents of that went
to the export elevator Interest and the re
mainder to the railroad. The rebate allowed
these firms prevented me from competing
with them In the European markets. I dis
covered they were offering grain In Europe
at what It cost me hire. They had an actual
advantage of 1 cents.
"I quit the export business last winter
because I could not live, let alone make
R. J. Ban- of New Orleans told a similar
In regard to the export situation at New
Orleans, he said th:it the Illinois Central
railroad is heavily interested In export
l elevators In New Orleans and that It leased
i one of its houses to Harris, Scotten 4 Co.
In view of this, be said, the elevator owned
t by the railroad Interest gets the allowance
I of t rents and the stme thing is true In the
cusc of the leased elevator.
WRECK ON ILLINOIS CENTRAL
Eleven Persons Injured In Head End
, Collision Sear Starphya.
MURPHVSRORO.. III.. Oct. 2. -A bead
end collision occurred near here this after
noon between two passenger tarlna oa the
St. Louis-Cairo line of the Illinois Central
road, an4 eleven persons were Injured, none
l.tlng reported fatally hurt.
E. R. Waters, St. Louis; cut tn back of
W. R. Hill. Chicago: nose broken. -
Mrs. Charles Gebig, Beardatown, 111.; left
Miss Cora Moore, Paducah, Ky. ; 'bead
Julius Tick, Paducah, Ky. ,
J. W. Davie, Grand Tower. -
Miss Neta Burnett. KaUniasoo. Mich.
Mrs. Rex Loudei). Murpliyabore.
ti. L. Hamilton, Marlsaa.
R. L. Mannie, Carbondale.
L. E. Peck, East St. Louis.
Tiia cause ot tbe colUalua la not auvted.
DEMOCRATIC CAMPAIGN BOOK
Congressional Committee Iunei Beck of
Two Hundred Forty-Three Par.
ALL REPUBLICAN POLICIES DENOUNCED
Mtatrmeat that President la Hostile
to Labor Klement and that lie
Aeeenta Favors from Banks
WASHINGTON, Oct. 3.-Bearlng the
motto, "Equal rights to all. special privi
lege to none." on Its title page, the demo
cratic campaign book for use In the ap
proaching congressional campaign was is
sued today by the democratic congressional
committee. It Is one of the most volumi
nous of any similar publication heretofore
gotten out. being composed of 2U pages
and containing a vast amount of matter
designed to combat the claims and policies
of the republican party, while at the same
time It upholds sll the principles for which
After quotirg In full the platform adopted
by the national democratic convention nt
8t. Louts In July, 14, the book enters Into
sn exhaustive history of the protective
tariff system, gx Ing back to the first act
of 1789. It Is declared thnt the republicans
refer to this act "with unremitting loy, be
cause of the preamble that 'it Is necessary
for the support of the government, for the
discharge of the debt of the United States,
and the encouragement and protection of
manufactures, that duty be paid on goods,
wares and merchandise imported.' " Various
tables follow, giving a 1IM of the articles
upon which tn- the earlier days duty was
Imposed, while paralleled with them Is a
table showing rates under the Dlnglcy tariff
Tariff history. It is maintained, disproves
the republican platform contention tot
"democratic tariff bas always been followed
by business adversity, a republican tariff
by business prosperity," and with respect
thereto the book has this to say:
That hoary republican misstatement has
been reiterated in every campaign since
the wsr, but It remained for Senator Lodgo
to embalm In a republican platform and to
have It approved by a president of the
Panics and Protection.
- It Is asserted that all the panics in this
country have occurred under republican
auspices and with- the highest protective
tariff, and that in France the same condi
tions prevailed, while In free trade England
there has been only one panic sln-'e 1K73.
"That the present 'boom' will be followed
by a panic," the book continues, "is only
a question of time."
Numerous Instances of republican tariff
changes are quoted from which the deduc
tion is mode that in forty-five yars the
republicans' have changed or revised tho
tariff law forty-eight times.
Reference Is then mad? to the speech of
Speaker Ctnnon at Danville, 111., August
16, lust, when he furnished statistics of
wages and Incomes for the fifteen years
between 190 and 1P06, In which tli suoakcr
is quoted as acknowledging that in that
time average yearly wages increased
slightly less than 9.4 per cent.-' H Is aa-
serted .that dirlng the sume . perlpil the
value of manufactured products I nor eased
58.7 per cent and the Inquiry Is made,
"Does Mr. Cannon and the other standpat
congressmen call that a fair deal? An
Increase of 58.7 per cent for the trusts and
only an increase of 9.4 per cent for the
wage earners?" It Is insisted, therefore.
that "Speaker Cannon, in his fight with
labor should avoid statistics, for they are
a two-edged sword In the hands of anyone !
that does not understand their significance
i Mr. Cannon evidently does not."
Campaign Contribution Scandal.
Much space then Is given to the sub- j
Ject of corruption and scandals In the re
publican party, particular referenc! bclug
made to the allegations of Judge Parker
just before the last presidential election
and which were vigorously denied by
President 'Roosevelt In a publlo letter.
Continuing, the book says:'
The report of the Armstrong committee
of the New York legislature, published
since Mr. Roeuvvclt mado his sweeping
and apparently impassioned, but realty
crafty denials, proves that Parker spoke
the truth and that Roosevelt was mis
taken when he said the charge was un
qualifiedly and atrociously false.
The proposed ship subsidy legislation Is
discussed at length. It la alleged that the
real purpose of the bill was not disclosed
by its title, but rather Its object was le
galized robbery of the masses for tbe bene
fit of a few persons engaged in the shipping
Railroad Rate Legislation.
The subject of railroad rate legislation is
discussed In extenso, and with regard to
the recent law enacted therein has this to
The present congress enacted a rairoad
law amending tho act of 1R87. It would
have been law had the republicans been sj
disposed years ago. ,
Bo controlled by the railroad were many
of the republican a-nators that thjs bill
could not have passed this (Flfty-nlntli)
congress without the action of the demo
crats and the president" s "big stick," which
drove and kept enough republican senators
In line to pass It. At a very acute stage
of the contest the president found t neces
sary to request a conference with leading
democratic senators. They gladly conferred
with him. and tho papers made great note
of this unusual art. His position at thut
time was that which for years tho demo
crats had occupied, but he was forced by
the opposition in his own party to move
ground and break faith with his democratic
conferee by consenting to the "broad
In this way the present law the very
best that the people could get from a re
publican congress wa passed.
Charges Against Shaw,
Under the head of "Department scandals"
Secretary Shaw la charged with neglecting
the duties of his office, traveling over the
country making speeches fur the stand
patters and carrying on a campaign for
the presidential nomination in 19u8, but still
drawing a salary which he doea not earn
and setting a bad example for his subor
dinates. With relation to their attitude towards
organised labor, the book asserts that the
democrats were the first to give It recogni
tion. Its position is aummariaed as fol
lows: It' Is safe to say there has not been a
statute enscted by congress for the relief
of the working men of the United Slates,
or organized labor, that the democrats
have not given It their hearty support.
Taking up President Roosevelt's position
cn tbe question it is declared that "be Is
hostile to the tabor element. He has ex
pressed It tn his books. In his official ut
terances and by hia acts." It ia stated that
be regards representatives of labor unions
as . members of the "rogues' gallery,"
"sleek, oily felle ws." "bulls of Baahan,"
"lasyi selfish, brutal, vtelent, murderous,"
Rooaovrll on Tart.
Returning, to the subject of the tariff,
the book asserts that President Roosevelt
st various times In his career, has been
a free trader, a tariff reformer and a
iContiuujd. an Second. Fege J
NEBRASKA WEATHER FORECAST
Fair nednesdny and Tharsdnr and
Warmer Wrrinesrinr In East Portion.
Trmnrratnre at Omaha Yesterday I
Hoar. Dear. Honr. firm.
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CONKLIN IS NOT WANTED
Investlaatlon Resalts In Order for
His Release from Mnrder
SIOUX FALLS, 8. IX. Oct. 2.-8pecial
Telegram.) Charles Conklln, tho man who
waa arrested at Lennox on suspicion of
havlnp been Implicated In the death of
Mrs. Harry M. Collins, wife of a promi
nent Turner county farmer, by administer
ing chloroform for the purpose of robbery,
has been cleared of all suspicion of being
Implicated In the crime. Conklln was ar
rested by City Marshal Alfrd Alllbone of
Lennox for using obscene language In a
public place and when Information of the
tragic death of Mrs. Collins was received
It was believed he might have been Im
plicated and he wns held by Marshal Alll
bone for the Parker authorities.
State's Attorney Jones of Turner county
visited Conklln In the city Jail at Lennox
today and, after returning to Parker and
Informing the other officials of the result
of his visit. City Marshal Alllbone was
telephoned by him this afternoon that
Conklln waa not wanted by the Parker
authorities. Therefore, after Conklln pays
the fine which has been assessed against
him at Lennox, li will be released from
State's Attorney Jons, Sheriff Mumby
and other officials of Turner county bo
dine to discuss what progress they are
making In apprehending the person or per
sons responsible for the ' death of Mrs.
Collins, but they are working lilce beavers
on the case, and If persistence counts for
anything it will not be many hours be
fore the murderer Is lodged behind the
AVhlle the people of ParkT and Turner
county are highly excited and Indlgnunt
over the wanton killing of Mrs. Collins,
the people of the city and eounty'are law-
abiding and notwithstanding the great
provocation and the temptation, will, if the
murderer is apprehended, permit the law
to take Its course instead of attempting to
take the law into their own hands.
UNITED IRISH LEAGUE MEETS
Oraranlsntlon In America Sends Cable
Brnm of Kreetlav to John .
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 2. Aside from the
address by Colonel John F. Flnnerty of
Chicago, president of the United Irish
League of America, at tho opening session
today of that organisation's convention, the
most Important feature of the day's busi
ness was the appointment of the committee
on resolutions. This committee, will for
mulate what John-OTnllaghan, the national
secretary, termed ftho message that will
express to England fho sentiment, not only
ot Irish-Americans, 'but of the entire Irish
'The convention sent the following tele
gram to Mr. Redmond:
United Irish League of America, assem
bled In convention In Philadelphia, send
heartfelt greetings to kindred in Ireland
anJ to leaders of the Irish parliamentary
party. Wo pledge united and hearty sun
port of this organisation to the pledge
bound and the united party working under
John E. Redmond's leadership for Jrish
The report of Becretary O'Callaghan
stated that the pledge made by the
organisation at ts convention In New York
two years ago to raise I50.t00 to aid Mr.
Redmond and hia colleagues had not been
fulfilled, but that upwards ot 170.000 'had
been sent to "sustain the national
chest In Ireland."
UTE BAND STILL WANDERING
Indians Who Left Allotments In Utah
ow Moving; Toward South
CHEYENNE. Wyo., Oct. 2.-In-peetor
McLaughlin, who was sent by the bureau
of Indian affairs ' to Induce a wandering
band of 200 Utea from Utah to return to
their homes, Is now tn this state, but Is
having difficulty in locating the Indana.
They have apparently learned of his er
rand and have taken up their journey to
ward South Dakota. The Utes v. c e re
cently allotted lands In Utah and cannot
be ordered back to the reservation, al
though an attempt will be made to induce
them to return to their homes.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 2.-A telegram from
Indian Inspector McLaughlin received at
the Interior department today says the
band of Ute Indians, who have been en
camped In central Wyoming, are hunting in
the northeastern part of the state, about
eighty miles west of Newcastle, where the
Inspector says he will try to Induce them
to return to their reservation.
THREE PACKINGFIRMS FINED
Omaha. Armour nad Llhhy- Companies
Found Guilty of Srlllnn; Short
Weight Lard at Chlraso. .
CHICAGO, Oct. 2. The Omaha Packing
company. Armour Co. and Llbby, Mc
Neil II Llbby were adjudged guilty of sell
ing short weight lard and a fine of $3 was
Imposed upon each of them today by Judge
Sheldon. The packers, through their at
torney, Ralph Crews, contended that there
waa no violation of the laws so long as
the lard and Us packages equaled the
weight of the lard they purported to sell.
All the big Chicago packers today be
came members of the newly organised
American Meat Packers' association. Mem
bers of the executive committee of the
organization called on the heads of the
various concerns and explained the project
and presented a copy of tbe constitution
and bylaws. As a result the Chicago
packera joined the organization.
WILD WEST SHOW IS BURNED
Man Parishes la Flames
Nearly All Animals Are
OENEVA, O.. Oct. 2. Cummins' Wild
West show, owned by Walter L. Main,
was destroyed by fire in winter quaiters
here early today. One man an employe
waa burned to a crisp. All the ani
mals in the building, except four ele
phants and two horses, were consumed by
the flames. The loss will he about ! 0,01)0,
with no lnsurane-.
The tire is supposed to have started
from a lighted clear or Ugaraite.
FIRST GREAT PARADfc
Industrial Procesiion Ifikei lina Impret
lion an Tbou:andt Who Cea It.
CROWD LARGEST A1 DAYLIGHT MARCH
Man of feople it Tremendous and the
Weather it Beyond Criticiim.
PRIZES AWARDED fOR THE BEST FLOATS
Kin? Ak-Ear-Ben Comet Unto Eii Loyal.
Waiting Lnljecta Ionieht.
ELECTRICAL PAGEANT FEW HOURS OFF
Throngs Continue to Poor
Carnival Oroands and Miont
the Airship and Other
Weather: Fair and slightly warmer.
Street fair at carnival grounds.
"45 Minutes from Broadway" with Fay
Templeton at the Boyd.
"Hertford's Hop.," at the Krug.
"Turned Up," ut the Burwooo.
Vaudeville at the Orphetini.
Airship ascension at 4:46 p. m.
Tonight, Klectrical pageant and advent
of King Ak-Kar-Ben XII.
Thursday allernoon. fr'mwer ttnrad.
Friday niKht, coronation ball at Coliseum.
This tear. Last Year..
17. VM KI.4C1
Route for Tonight's Parade.
Sixteenth street from Cuming to Hwstd,
Howard east to Fourteenth, north to Doug
las, east to Tenth, south to Farnam, west
to Nineteenth, south' to Harney, east lo
Fifteenth, north to Capitol avenue.
Prise Winners tn Parade.
Flrsl artistic float, Hayden Bros.
Second, artistic, Byrne-Hammer com
pany. . Third, artistic, J. I... Brandels 4 Sons.
First, mechanical llout, Paxton 4 Gal
rifcond. mechanical, M. E. Smith ft Co.
Third, meciinnlcal, Andrew Murphy &
First, most comical float. City Steam
Memt original float, Aiamlto Sanitary
The industrial parade was n good one,
the crowd was tremendous and magnifi
cent, the weather was glorious; all told,
Tuesday proved another aptendld triumph
The prises awarded after yesterday's
parade are noted above, but the rames '
of the judgea are not disclosed. '
Efforts have been - made at estimjtlnj
such crowds aa that of yesterday; tiicsy
efforts are vain they are futile. It was
simply one great, dense mass of people,,
through which the grant serpentine wound .
It length. - If peoplo were more numerous
In any one place along the line of march
it waa on tho eourl house . square, facing
on Farnam street, because the area lhoru
afforded greater room, v The terraced Inwn,
the steps, the windows, all parts- of the.-1
court house and . grounds were literally
packed with people. . .
And now for the advent of the king,
the twelfth ruler of the house of Ak-Sar-Ben.
Leading the great electrical pageant ,
that monarch triumphantly will march Into '
the chief city of his realm tonight and
proudly proclaim his majesty. ,
This Is always a brilliant function ami
promises to gain Instead of loso lustre on
this occar'on. Everything that goes to con
tribute to an aurplclous advent assures
thst. The kingdom is more prosperous and
the people more happy jthan ever. It ts
bound to be a' climax ' of Impressive
Urder of Parade.
Battalion of Police under command of
Board of Governors In three hacks.
Carnival Indian Band, with Geronlmo aa
Byrne-Hammer Dry Goods Company.
Carnival Baby of 1W7 ln black).
J. J. Derlght A Co., Ak-Sar-Ben State
' Bank burglars making an unsuccess
ful attack on the safe.
J. L. Brandels 4 Sons.
D. J. O'Brien & Co., Candles.
Omaha Tent 4 Awning Company.
W. 8. Balduff. three automobiles.
Nebraska Clothing Company.
Omaha Hand. '
M. E. Smith. 4 Co.
Paxton-Gallaglier Company. i
Western Distilling Company.
Peregoy 4 Moore Company, cigars.
J. H. llancy, saddles and harness.
Hayden Bros., musical instruments, wltl
children's string orchestra playing.
. Schmoller 4 Mueller Piano C'ompuny.
Regent Shoe Compuny.
Cowboy Band, Bonesteel, S. D.
Union Pacific. Motor Car.
' Hareilng Creamery Company.
City Ste-am Laundry.
, ' H. J. l'enfol.1 & Co.
Stroud 4 Co., agricultural implemonta,
Midland Glsss Company.
Ptori Brewing Company.
Aiamlto Sanitary Dairy, villi Jersey cow
Andrew Murphy 4 Son. blacksmiths.
Omaha Gas Company, roofing material.
Central City Band.
Mets Brewing Company.
F. D. Parmer 4 Co., coffees..
Omaha Mitten Company.
Allen P. Ely 4 Co., Foe Gasoline Engines
Omaha Polled Patrol Wagon.
A. J. Kaiser 4 Linsel. wagon makers ant
Chimney Sweeping Company, two wagon.
Procession of Commerce.
In one long, harmonious procession th
diversified commercial Interests of Omahe
yesterday afternoon paraded through lira
streets of King Ak-Sar-Reo's Imperial city.
It was a case of the stores romthg to th
shoppers. It was a case of Omaha's busi
ness Interests on wheels. The stores were
closed and happy sales people and proprie
tor saw pass before them in miniature the
things of which they have been a part for
so many years. It was a practical display
of the wonderful commercial houses of the
Gate City, and yet so artistic were the
floats, so harmonious were the colors, so
Interesting and Impressive was the effect
of the whole, the thousands and tens of
thousands who had congregated along the
line of march were entertained and de
lighted. The parade carried a moral, but It
The official title of the display, nam I by
tiie officials of the court of King Ak Sar
Ben. was "Omaha's Industrial Parade." It
carried the old-timer back to the days still
remembered, when Omaha was merely the
pustgfway to tlif west and not the stop
ping place; it carried him back to the few
small store buildings and no manufacturers;
back to the ferry boats and the fords. The
comparison shows the accomplishment of
the seemingly Impossible.
Prise for Rest Float.
Not only pride ia his own basinet a ad
In the Imperial city, but the offer of a
prlxe tor the timet original and the moat
beautiful floats lmlled the proprietor la
do l l best in his representations. Thlp
accuu&U Xor tbe uuiXcrm bcautjr ul evers
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