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VOL. XXXVI-NO. 18.
OMAHA, SUNDAY MOKXINU, (H TOBF.lt 21. 100H-S1X SlXTlOXS-FOltTV-F.IOHT PAGES.
SINGLE COPY FIVE CENTS.
Fifty Thousand Troops Necessary to Keep
O VI T r 1 J
cewuiaaca oi icicj id roiana.
RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT WATCHES JEWS
Superior Education of Theie People Hikes
Tbem Doubly Dangerous.
NOT TRUSTED FULLY BY THE POLES
Object of Two Races Art Not Entirely
BUREAUCRATS EUNGLING IN ACTION
Frlrada of Frrrdom Aland Toflhfr
Rfrtnar r.oTrrnmmt nor Sot
Aet with HpIIm Jndimrot
WARSAW. Oct. IP .(Special Cablegram
to ThP Ree.1 The famous report of Mura
viefT, the "Butcher of Warsaw, " to the
ctar, "L'nrdrc re-na a Varsovle," Is no
longer true. "Irf dlsordre rogue a Var
sovle," It wnuM hardly be exaggeration to
say that anarchy prevnll. The population
Is being held down liy a force of some
thing like 60,000 troop, which keep up a
reign of terror tn tin- Polish capital.
The government fear the Jew more than
they do the Pole, for the Jew are of :i
l.il!.ann. IVanr 7 . . n- fan rojii I
and write, nnd 80 per cent of them apeak I
Oerman lit addition to Pollah and Russian,
They can, therefore, more easily communi
cate with foreign countries. A they arc
all engaged In commercial pursuit It I
they who carry out all the smuggling of i
arma and propagandist literature. ! ir i
years past the necessities nf their condition
drove them to combine for mutual protec-
tlon. They have been forced by the op- I
prosaion to which they were subjected to
reduce, the art of bribing functionaries to a
fine art. They knew the price of every
man In authority nnd how he wna to be
reached. The obtaining of paasport and
government permits of all kind wa with
a section of them a regular business.
Knowledse la Pnwrrfil.
Their knowledge of the working" of the
official machine and the Influence th'y
posses In various ways made them mot
dangerous conspirators. The onlv falling
I that they are not entirely trusted by
their Polish co-workers. The Jewish iitmo
and those of the Poles are not the same.
The Jew want to remove the disabilities I
under which they livs. und these onee
granted they regard Polish and Russian ,
national aspirations with equal Indifference, j
It will therefore always be possible for i
the government to detach a great pmpor
tlon of the Jews from the r. P. t. by glvln j
concessions to them which would be of ro
value to their Polish ullle.
for the Polish-Jewish alliance, the govern,
ment has Bhown no Intelligence In ita deal
ing with either parly, and relies on a
policy of brute force, which, of course, only
kBarauie the existing exasperation.
A food Impression haa been caused
throughout Russia by an order issued, to
the effect that nil' Jewish caudldatea for
admission as students to Odessa university j
shall be received, whatever their number.
M. Btolypin be., prepared a whole aeries
nf reforms, which will bo drafted, eane
tloned and realised before the election!-,
and among those will tie the abolition, oneu
for all, of the Pale of S tt lenient, beyond
which the Jews were, with some insig
nificant exceptions, forbidden to reside.
Hope of the Jews.
After the promulgation of the naw
mwamira which la not yet definitely drafted,
the Jews will be free to move about with
out let or hindrance, and will be emanci
pated from several other disabilities now
weighing- heavily upon them.
A firm hope is entertained that thla j
abolition of a mediaeval state of things j
sill be welcomed by the rxar's Hebrew
lubjeda, and will Induce many of thus"
among them now fighting In the ranks
of the revolutionists to return to their
alleglunoa and devote themselvea to the
arts of pePe. It Is further believed that
when this project haa become a law or j
the empire foreign members of the Hebrow i
tommunlty who have during the pat '
'ouDle of years been contributing genei-
iiiHly and continuously to thoe or-.anla.i- .
Hons which seemed beat calculate,! to bene. !
. -..un c.-iellalonlsts will ,.,
Ueavor to persuade the Jews- in this coun-
ii a..-.. - "
... j.. .n...l.,ll fnr ....l.illni. unit
ll y in uuiiiiuipii ,,. v.. v., . ....
useful competition with their Christian M-
tow subjects. Whether thete hope, are
rrounded or not. the projected measure
which la engendering them will prove the
moat momentous reform undertaken by the
frown since the promulgation of the Oclo-
ber charter. The restrictions now enforced
against foreign Jew df-alrou of traveling
n Russia will b'. also removed, and theje
nsttora will be treated In the same way
in the Christiaii subjects of foreign slate,
' Terrorist Dlea Hrael
Details of a recent execution ahow that
Ihe terrorist executed was a Jew named
Tarle. Ha wax 22 years of age. He killed
1 policeman who was endeavoring to ur-
rwat Mm. He fled and tired on his pur-
luere, killing a ovorniK mm wounding iwiij
Biora policemen. He himself received five
hots In the body ami was arrested and
put In prison.
Tha field conrtmartlaj. composed of six
high officers, whose name, have o, been
SlYUlged, twt at the prison, and after a
ihort deliberation sentenced the prlxoner to
. .t. -,. i. ,jiil.. .... t.
jWn. . ......
eas, owinjc to loss of blood, waa put into
a litter, carrlKl to the prison yard and tied
to a poat. His last words were, "Dying;.
I send you. my assassins, my contempt and
ourse. You plteoua. blind fools, you fancy
that you have shot down the whole of
va ing Russia with your pogroms and Arid
?ourtniartial; but be sure that there ere
Mmba and revolvers enough to de'iver
ur unfortunate country from your blood-
stained hand. Now, fire"
The aoidiers fired three vo'leya, and Tarle
A voung inan approached a iolee offlrvr
, duty in the street here th. other Juy
ind. after some conversation, offered him
1 pear. The officer ale the pear, nnd Imme
Itately afterward fell to the ground in a
Kate of collapse. He was taken to the
lospltal. where he was found to have bet n
Illinois Lawyer Found Dead.
I'UKMGO. fVi. JO. The body of Charles
1 1. Bleavenson. an attorney, H found astonishment at finding t o different sys-
' .'he .rTf ifilWSlt " V"',,n-
ivashln.toi. street. It w.,s at firri i,unp tr. d "'y doctors, one for peace and one lur
lhat Mr. Sieavensoii had 'ilhii down the war. A frequeat result vhich this has
aift. t ut :,u-r ,'''";,mh,, .,j,!''
?:i,,,':V;",a.:!,ro,!.adf 1X 'rhurard
airdeil und 'hen ihrowi iit The ..
est or f-nari. nr. -.' ' '
ten : liaitv i' ei .' vi -u" 'v
RAILROAD FOR WONT BLANC
nli F.na-lneers I'ropmf Snvrl
Method for l.lue to Famous
GENEVA, Oct. IM.-lSpeei
The R.f..i A serlou V -'' build
railway almost to '
u of the
Mont Blanc range
a Swiss KyndlCHtr ?. received f.ie
approval of th" government. I he
protected rallwt, f ..vide "the greatest,
thrill on earth. .nking passenger to
the roof of Europe.'
The syndicate which ha obtained the
eoncc(n l at present oomph-ting an
aerial line to the summit of the Wetter
horn. It now propone to build a rli.illar
line from the valley of Cham-mix to tne
summit of the Aiguille du Midi, a pink
nearly liftm f ct high, l.i the center of
the Mont Wane range.
According to the contract, an ordinary
funicular railway will loin Hie exiting j
o.r.'-oi rt I. . IlitllllllllV I II woim. ...... .
cable will begin at the first Alpine station
near the Glacier des Bossons at a height i
of over ,mo feet, i
The cot I estimated at about J1.non.ftin,
and H I believed that the project will take I
four year to carry out. The fltt anil
easiest half will take only a year, utid
tourist may be able to nscend
Glade,- de Ilosson at the end of next I
The line will skirt a score of glaciers,
doirns of crevnsxes and unfathomable
precipice and will give those who d not
care for climbing the Alp on foot an Idea
of the danger nnd the plmurr of moun
taineering. To ride on till railway will give the
passenger a series of thrills which no other
Hha In II,. ......-,' 1 . . I 1 , .. V.. 1 , .-. . .1
further, that it will be absolutely safe, fnr !
the engineer have examined and studied !
every yard of the route, and have taken
every precaution In prrpar.ng .he rati.
mnte. In several place it will pnaa over
blue Ice crevasse, giving the passenger the
sensation of riding over blue water
The electricity which will work the line
will be generated by the River Arve. The
coaehea will be specially constructed to
withstand the great changes of cold and
The engineers are very hopeful of the :
success of the projects, but they reengiuae ,
lum trie nearer ine line aporoacn'-s ine j
summit the more difficult will be the worrt '.
j of construction owing to the difficulties of I
I l'ie glaciers and the depp snow and the ,
j danger of avalanches. In the known tra ks '
of the avalanches tunnels will be. con- j
(structed to avoid all dang-r. but four-
nuns oi tne line will be In the open air. I
SWISS OFFICIALS DISPLEASED
Officers Desire to Conceal All Report
of Leprosy In the
CJKNRVA. Oct. 3f).-(8pechl Cablegram to
The Hr ..)-Tl.c authorities are mak.r
""ulned effort to hush up the ca.
l,r,'v o'Ri nave neer. oiscovereu in me
rani on oi anus. ior tne district is situ
ated on the mnln line between Mirtigny
and Itrig and i dotted with winter resorts.
The sfuon la Just biglnr.lng nnd It is fearel
that If alarmist report get abroad It will
bo entirely spoiled.
All Information with regard to the result
of the Investigation being; carried out by
the federal government is refused. It Is
known, however, that a number of families
have been isolated and that several vil-
luges In the canton are affected.
The worst la the lonely hamlet of Guttd.
where the disease was noticed last June.
It wa then considered to be onlv a sl'.m
complaint of the nature of erysipelas, but
Dr. Jadasfohi.i. a professor of dermatology,
was appointed to make Investigations. Each
Inhabitant waa carefully examined and the
members of Ave families were found to be
INHUMAN PARENTS PUNISHED
Man and Wife Who Beat Child to
Death Convicted In
RERI.1N. Oct. It). (Special Cablegram to
The Bee.) The trial of Johann Kower and
his wife, living In a Berlin suburb, lor
causing the death of their 4-yejr-old son
torture, nas rcvmiea lerrinie ueiuns oi
" child's sufferings.
" frequently tied hand and Toot for
hurs together to a bedpost, and thrashed
Ifm vf'UU!e1 J cr- Another refinement
' cruelty waa to give him salt fish to eat.
and U.cu to make him go whole days with-
J "l , " V. ... .
' '"r -b IMU1..IIS
tilt 14 In lkrilH U'atu mi a n u .1 .
. .cnlbblntf nm wltn a ,)an, bru,n UIlt
Bkn can;e off
The day Moni ,le dwth (f ,Ub thud
I wll(J WB Ilamej Bruno, his father led him
,, hu hrotnt.r into the heart of a wood,
; The i,rother kept watch while Bruno was
flogged until ho became unconscious. (
died next day.
Kower was aenlenced to two years' and
j hi, wife to ten monlha' Imikrlsonnient.
FRANCIS JOSEPH IS NOT WELL
r"h -d "" -
I Visit to Monntaln
VIKNSA. Oct. JO.-tBDeclal Cablegram to
Tnn f,, irimiletlna rumors pr. rlriin.
Ulg smong ti public respecting the state
f health of the Kmperor Francis Joseph,
I and ,n,y Ure especially strengthened by
j ,he ,,. ,.t m,jeBlv, .,. ,. turn j reeT k" -m 7 pVct'a
several das ago from Ischl. luis not leltlon this and exclaiming. "Physician, h-al
his apHituient In the Rchonbrunn palace ' t!iy.e!rV or a Culian. Jealous of recent
I . . . ..... .. ''events. Inviting President Roosevelt to set
aml ,nai m. general auuience. as wen a
, public engagements, arranged for th" next
few day have all been postponed,
is staled in authoritative quarter that
iiivs reports are exRggeraicd. but thst
J nevertheless his majesty's health can by
I no means lie characterised as satisfactory.
! Neither the catarrh nor the cough from
; which he was suffering yielded to th'
; mountain air of Ischl. but st'll obstinately
I rem i in. In consequence of the extremely
; unfavorable weather, the monarch Is eoni-
! pelled to remain In his rooms for fear
' neuralgic symptoms should develop.
i GENERAL AFTER VETERINARIANS
- : Lord Kitchener Present gysteiu
In British Arm) Shonlil
; I.AHORB. Oct. 30. (Special Cublearain to
! The Bee.l Lord Kltch ne is revising the
! army veterinary ayateiu. II - expifssed
: had the wrvlce in pa. t .-ui- has been f.me. which now Include eloso upon u UU
. " veterinary d,K,o... ah, ..xrer,e....;a,.r. h.Ve undoubtedly a grear fue
; ha been limited to horse. have been The yields so fir sre showing thrice the
pnio o in muigt. ti a cuupic ui uiuuui.d
IRISH "STAND PAT
Nothine Short of Absolute Homo Bulo Will
8atiify the Parliamentary Party.
TROUBLE THREATENS FOR GOVERNMENT
Liberal! May Hsto luppert of Their Irish
Allies in House.
UNION JACK IS Ti.R FR9M STEAMER
Patriotic Dublin Aldermeo Will Not Bide
with Eritiib Fmbleni.
IRISH LANGUAGE is LOSING GR0UN
F(h.p ,,, (1,.e t if of
Garlic la Sarrower. While
It r.rnni tn the
m-m iv ..... .. ,c....i,i chii rmm to
' ' '. ' ,h- .,inl,rt of Mr.
... . ......... . i ii.
Hourp ((f Ommons tllc Bvc! n,nent m.-.y I
rveir naruie sucianni ioiio i-o,
lo?e the support of the Irish party, my whisky and soda down the back or your
Mr. John Redmond. Interviewed upon the I pretty white frock.' She, never for a mil
subject, declared: I mept supposing he wa In earnest, said:
hen the present government came lnt 'n right, you ran. but 1 han't be
oaVe they said lhat they were about to wp!hp,j. An a moment later he actually
consider some scheme for conferring self- . . -,.
government on the people of Ireland, and j turned nt least half hi whlsk and soda
in the clrcumstiinc es the Irish partv derided down the back of her neck, amid roar of
It would lie a wise policy to glv minisiei
nmhli Mm.. In inntlire their t'lHU!
At the nresent moment tnc itiin p.i
r;Yt,,K"PdT.I."i"? Ihlm-.V't ami yet a mVt
extraordlnarv poii'lcal situation.' The niem-
.bei of the government with two or i iw
J loid "ilT Iho" ."nUodTi'K ' Til"
npj, year dealing with ef-go ernnv nl
r. nnH Tllia Is Oil t lie lUKIM'Sl
thoritv: but the extraordinary portion of
the situation la that we nlso are told that
this home rule government contingent ore
onlv to introduce what Is called ' adminis
trative home rule."
The Irish people stand where they always
stood. We declare that nothing short of a
nimtilM. mitre ef home rule and bv
H at I mean a inimeni iienj V iluif '
,,0.ltnK sno'rt of a complMc fclienie of home I
mle can ever lie accepteu n a Fmuniinn n i
the Irish question.
nlon .lack Torn Down.
A curious scene was witnessed at Custom
House quav. Ptihlin. recently, when an
in(.rrm,n of the corporation cut down n
steamer's flag on which the Tnlon Jack
. fl,,rtred and let It fall Into the water.
At the Invitation of Alderman Cotton n
number of guesta were Invited to the open
ing of the main drainage works at Pigon
House fort. The works, which have been
carried on for Beveral yerjrs, have Just
been completed at a cost of Jll.omi.ieo. The
guest assembled on the steamship Sham
rock shortly after noon, to bo conveyed to
the Pigeon House. Olio of the last to
arrive was Alderman Thomas Kelly, who.
on observing the 1'nlon Jack flying at the
stern, walked Immediately toward it, and.
taking a clasp knife from his pocket, de
liberately cut the ropes and the flajj full
into the I.lfTcy.
While no one objected to his action, the
incident, created much excitement anions
thoBe on board. When spoken to afterward
the alderman said he had out down the flur
because It had no huslnesa. there. It wnt.
an Insult to his nationality, and he udded
that when Alderman Coffey snw it he would
j not go on board. "1 understand," he said,
t "that all passeinjer vessels must fly un
ensign, but this to not n passenger vessel;
it is a corporation mud barge."-
The objecting alderman uleo refused to
drink to the king's health.
Gaelic Losing; l.ronnd.
At Bdfast last evehing Father L)!n
neen has again raised the question, Is
Irish as a spoken language to die in the
districts where It 1 still the vermicular?
The author of the Irish dictionary in very
apprehensive of the fate that threatens
the living language In its last homes.
While splendid progress is being made
In the schools and In the English-speaking
districts, the area In which Irish is the
language of the home and the market Ib
growing steadily narrower, while the Ian-
gauge Itself I being degraded and Im-
; hp yry (.oud
r Plnneen points out that
the very condition that nave preserved
the spoken language so far tend to pre-
vent the development that is the condition
of its ultimate survival. To deserxe to be
called a living language. Father lilnneen
savs truly it must he the natural and auf-
flci.-nt medium in which men of education
an evtrcss themselves; It must be a me-
dlum of social Intercourse, firmly linked
to the literary, the commercial and 'h
social life of the people.
COMMENT ON RACE RIOTS
Keotrh Newapaper rowa Severe
Referrlna; to Disorder at
GLASGOW, Oct. 20 (Special Cablegi-am
to The Hee.) The Glasgow Herald, per
haps the most influential pnper in Scot
land, pays nf the recent race riots In tha
southern parts of the Culled Stales:
The news from Georgia reads like a story
of Russian barbarities. If e substitute
Atlanta for Odessa and murdered negroes
for tortured Jews, we can draw no dis
tinction between the tales of cruelty and
horror except that the xhame attaching to
the misdeeds of an ignorant populace and
an Inflamed soldiery dee pen a into infamy
'when the actors in such outbursts of sav-
I RB.rv ure men usually described as intpl.
ligent. educated and normally humane,
one can forgive u Russian bureaucrat, re
calling Ihe Indignation that swept over the
I hlH wn hflUsP in order before venturing to
dietste to an alien menage, ruless we re
to sup'xise that the ancient feud between
north ami .touth regarding the negro Is
accountable for gross exagecn.tion. It I
difficult to conceive of anything more re
hukefiil of American pride In America's
civilixa' ion and enlightenment Ihan the
stories told of the outrages Inflicted upon
people whose chief vice appears to lie that
they have black skins and propnathoua
BRITON FINDS COREA RICH
Hermit Klngdosi la fcald to Have Rare
atnral Advantage for
TOKIO, Oct. 20.-(8pecial Cablegram to
The Bee.) A British re.adeut at Seoul,
holding an official position, but ho de.su es
that his name be not made public, has just
given an Interesting and important inter
view to the Japanese press upon the
future of Corea.
He says that the country is very rich
1 The experimental farms alt eady established
cm provinces ure admirably suited for
cotton-growing. The cotton exuei-ii'oi.iul
natixe crop, while the cotton la of longer
.1 libit and finer quality.
VANITY FAIR HAS COMPLAINT
London oele) .loornal Kind
Much "Romh Flay" In
LONDON.. Oct. l.-.ieolal f 'abb gram to
The Flee. 8ays Vanity Fair: "When
Father Vaughan attack a certain set for
their tei'dency toward 'horseplay at coun
try house' he by no mean exaggerates.
"The country house season is now In
full snlng, ami the play which la aume-1
time indulged In is In many caaea nicrel?
of a rough and boyish d"scrlpllon," aays
the writer, who Instances th" case of th
gurt at a certain house p!aylng leap-frog
In tLe hall after dinner. The hostess bore
a great namo and many of the gucat were
well known men nnd women In society.
"Hut leap-frog I a game of great re
finement and eminent good taste when
compared with other no-called amusement
which have come under the writer own
notice. The following are two Instance:
"A girl well known In a certain hunting
circle tod me Hhe was staying with aome
people, and after dinner. In the billiard
room, a man came up to her and said.
Do let me weigh you, Mia X. 1 will carry
you across the room." There were weigh
ing acales In the room but she laughingly
and quite good-naturedly refused.
Me then actually said: 'Well, look here.
if you don't let me carry you I shall empty
laughter from everyone.
"Now. I don't believe even the Georgian
period ran beat thi for shier downright
vulgar Impert Inenee."
AULD BRIG IS TO BE SAVED
Nearly Half nni Accessary to Repair
lln Been Itnlsed by nb
Oct. "0. CSMcial Cablegrani
After recent big meetings in
to The rtce.l-
Avr. the prsrvaUon of the Auld Brig. In
obedience to the general wlslie of the peo-
yiif. not only of Ayrshire, nut oi liv wiioio
cf Scotland, is regarded ns being beyond
doubt. Mr. Oswald of Auchlncrulve, the
energetic chairman of the committee that
has already done so much to bring the
question of the future cf the Auld Brig
before the public, wad eblc to announce
that $21. mo. or nearly half the sum re
quired, had already been subscribed. Fur
ther step of the most practical kind will
be taken soon to complete the work. The
people of Ayrshire nnd nf Scotland, the
troops of pilgrim to t lie land of Burns, the
devotees who take part In Burns nights
and celebrations appropriate to January S,
to all these nn appeal has heon made. -
Ird Rosebery even Went so far as to
declare that If it is Impossible to preserve
the Auld Hrlir. the Hums dlnilers should
cease. Mr. Oswald, Mr. Morrta and the
other engineers of the recent demonstra
tion declared that If they found it neces
sary to appeal to Kngland and America, or
our colonics for funds to complete the wtjrtt
of preservation, the request iwould not ba
made in vain. 'Cho request would be an
swered by a dizen checks. Rut such a.
proof of Scotland' Inability 'to give other
than lip service to its supreme poet Is er-
They stated that It would be preposterous
to preserve the Auld Brig If It stood In
the way of the actual crossing of the River
Ayr, or if it was a genuine obstacle to
traffic. But nothing of that kind has ever
SINECURES OF FRANCE FAMOUS
If t'lentencean aneeeeda In Abolishing;
"Snap" He Will linve
PARIS, Oct. 20. (Speciul Cablegram to
The Bee.) If M. Clemtnceau succeeds In
abolishing sinecures he will have, achieved
a miracle. No other man In authority will
ever have done as much.
Some sinecures are famous In French his
tory. A favorite po.st for men of litters
I a clerkship In a government department
' ou are noi expecteq to turn up of tener
I "inn twelve times a year, an pny days,
I Kvi-n that was too often for Alfred de
I Musset. who regularly sent a deputy to the
! Home office to draw his money. In .a sud-
tlen reforming lit, I.edru-Rollin dismissed
j the poet from the ministry, where he had
never once been Feen. Krnet Reyer was
for many years librarian of the opera.
One day he thought he would like to have
a look at the library, but was stopped by
the porter, who said that It was closed.
"No matter," said Reyer, "I am the libra
rian." "Oh, you ore, Indeed," said the
porter. "Now, none of your nonsense, or
I'll call the policeman round the corner."
And Reyer never saw th library. Albert
Cave, an old boulevardier under the second
empire, was clerk in the Fine Art depai t
ment, where he turned up regularly on the
last day of every month to draw his salary.
One day, on the 10th of the month, the
minister called at the office and found Cave
there. "What, you here? I must get the
cross for the Ieglon of Honor for you."
And sure enough Cave got It shortly after,
X-RAY INCREASES PIGMENT
Man Who Handles Them Makaa Re
port to the British
LONDON, Oct. JO.-(Special Cablegram to
The Bee.) Prof. M. A. Imbert of Mont
peller. whose work since 1K5 ha necea-
j sltated his constant exposure to the action
of the X-rays, relates hia personal ex
perience to the British Medical Journal of
the Influence of these rays upon the pfg
nentalluii of the hair of the beard and
His hair began to lose Its pigmentation
as long as thirty years ago, and he cun
remember that at least twelve years ago
every trace of pigmentation bad disap
peared from his beard. But recently the
pigment has gradually returned, and he Is
now enabled to say without fear of con
tradiction that, at quite a modest estimate,
he lias become rejuvenated to the extent
of some fifteen or eighteen years.
France Believes It Haa Sew Device
for Warfare Which Will
I u,n,a rut -JoLiHne
I Ilpw floating mine have
I ,n....i i
i. (Special f'ahlegram to
hn mad. .t
The mine can be made lo travel on the
surface In any direction and to sink and
rise aeain Ml will. By a mechanical r.
' raupemcnt the diare can lie. neutralixvd
i and the mine made unaxluaiva,
Viotirai tf Flerida Hurricaoe Picked Up at
Bet by Ane'riaa Steamer.
LARGE NUMBER ARE STILL MISSING
Tbey Are Laborers Who Were Working 01
THREE OTHER SHIPS AID IN RESCUE
Eonreboat On Which Men Lived Collapses
aad Several Were Killed.
EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO CUBAN CROPS
' Men Drowned nt Ratabano and
Two American Xleanier Driven
Ashore Mayor Ua
KEY WEST. Fla., Oct. .--The Austrian
steimer Jennie, bound from GuKport for
Or-.on, he called at this port to land fortv
nlne workmen picked up nt sea near the
Rahiima coust, IfO tulles from Key West.
The men were part of a force of 1M) work
ingmen belonging to barge No. 4., engaged
on east coast extension work. Most of the
others were either killed or drowned in
the storm early Thursday. Nine other
barges crowded with worklngmen engaged
in extension work were at sra with barge !
No. i. There Is no news of them nnd It Is
feared all ere lost.
W. P. IHisenberry, one of the engineers,
saved by the steamer Jennie, says the
storm struck barge No. 4 at & o'clock
Thursday morning. One hour later the
housebotit went to pieces in the raging sea
and thirty to forty men were killed In the
crash. Pusenberry says nine other, boats
working on the extension at ling K y
went to sea with liarge No. 4. He has no
Intelligence of their fate and fears for their
Ofl;cer of the rescuing steamer Jenni'J
say that they heard cries for !io; Thurs
day night and, following the direction of
the sound, came upon a lot of men float
ing In the sea, clinging to logs, lumlier and
small rafts. Boat wore lowered and thy
forty-nine men brought here were rescued.
Three other steamers, using searchlights.
came on the scene and assisted In saving
life. How many they rescued was not
ascertained by those aboard the steamer
Damage In Cnba Oveatlmated
HAVANA, Oct. Reports received by
Governor Magoon this evening from the
provincial governors show that the hurri
cane was less disastrous than at first be
lieved. The storm was confined mainly
to the provinces of Havana and Pinar" del
Rio. Batabano, thirty-two miles southeast
of Havana, was the only town except the
capital which suffered greatly. The mayor
cf that pluce reports that nine persona
were killed and that many are missing.
The American steamers Campbell, plying
between the Isle of Pines and the coast,
and the Sarabusara went ashore, and many
small craft were wrecked. Numerous
houses wt-ia blown down and hundreds
of person, are ho me lass and doatltutj. The
loss there is estimated at fiOO.OOO. Governor
Magoon has dlrocted Governor Nunea of
Havana province to assist
The mayor of San Luis, pro
del Rio, and the center of
baceo district, reports grea
seed tobacco, but no loss of
Governor Bllvera of Camagil
no hurricane van experienced
At Matanxos, where the ll
United States infantry is enl
at Cardenas, where the FlftlJ
quartered, tents were blown di4
siderable damage was dune to )i
person, however, waa Injured.
All the southern portion of 111
Inue Is flooded and great damaj
to crop and buildings. The 14
Marines gllarhtly A tree
WASHINGTON. Oct. 20. BriJ
era! Klliotf, commandant of ma I
received a cablegram from the I
of marines at Havana statlnJ
marine camp suffered only sllgl
that there were no casualties
men and that all were well.
Ail the army transport sen
with troops and supplies have
from excepting the Robert Wrln
I-aupar, which sailed from Ne
on October 15 with 800 horses
teenth cavalry. These transpJ
under orders to go to Isabela
on the north coast of Cuba, east
Details of the Dtaaatj
MIAMI. Fla.. Oct. It. Tn at
Lucie, Captain Bravo uommanl
sunk off the Florida coast. One
oursion ateamera arrived In poil
bringing sixty Injured, who w
to the hospital, and It la said t wl
dead bodies will be brought up
It la believed now that a part ofl
Ida Flah and Produce company's!
destroyed. Manager Adama aenl
of its boats this morning to loci
men and boats and on its return
reported no signs of the fleet. 'It
nets were found strewn upon til
Captain Bravo aays that he
on the lee side of Elliott's key. tl
miles south of Miami, yesterday morning
and that aoon after a tidal wave! engulfed
ine isiaiia. lie says mere were mSi resi-
dents on the Island, all of whom were lot.
The St. Lucie was crushed by the same
wave and of the 100 passengers on board,
twenty-five were killed. Captain Bravo was
A barge containing loo people Is said to
have been torn away from its moorings
at Elliott key and afterwards picked up
near the Bahama latands, fifty of its pas
aengers having been drowned.
The steamer St. Lucie belongs to the
fleet of the Florida East Coast railway
and is employed In carrying workmen to
and from the extension works on the keys.
Despite the storm warning the captain
sauea tor ney oargo wnn a large num-
ber of men abroad. Tne steamer was
caught In the storm and waa driven ashore,
with the awful lose of life reported in
Thirty-Fire Draws on Steamer.
JACKSONVILLE. Fla.. Oct. 30.-A special
to the Metropolis from Miami, Fla,, says:
The Miami steamer St. Lucie waa crushid
' uy tne h'Kn wavea in Thursday's hurricane
and out of 100 persona on board, thirty-five
were lost. The steamer Peerless also lost
were lost. The steamer t'eerless also lost
I about the soino number, they being blown
eapslaed and ia thought to be a total lo,s.
off the vessel. The launch Elinors waa
. n'h l,.,h Munnir wa liu.llv smuii
' Work barges No. 'a S and 7 and dredge
n No. 4. of the East Coast road, broke away
th.'.n.i a,ii.H i bin r. ..nw ..r. .... n.
I .!,. .i,io of Hlscsvne liv.
The Peninsula Occidental shed wa
! badly damaged. No persons at Miami aeie
!h.,n Th houseboat Thota. north of Juni.
UJwuUiiU.i vu ikuuuJ i'sgej
MBKr.WT FOB F)RR K Snow
ftnndar. and ("older In F.ast rortloni
Monday, Fnlr nnd Not an Told.
F.W F. 'TIO Ten I'aari.
I Warsaw nn Afflicted City.
Irish and Firm for Home Rnle.
"atlora tre "a ted from Harae.
Rrltnlna Think Their tiol.l ante,
J Toppllna Well Kill Workmen.
I te Indiana In I l Mood.
Itnmora of n Ilia Parkin Combine.
.1 ewa from ll I'art of ehrnka.
I'roareaa of Mate Cnmpalan,
4 C. H. Morion "neenmb.
,1 Hrltlsh Are Wnlchlna Hearst.
r.tit Week In Omaha nelet.
7 Cuvrt Takes harae of 4 hlldren.
X fiporllna F.trnt nf the Dn.
Cornhnsker Defeated hy Amea.
t reluhton Victor titer Hellevoe.
! (nnnrll Itlnff pud loirs fsa
lO Itepnbllenn Unity In the First.
ew Snhnrhan far I. Ine Opened.
KllirnRltl, aF.CTION Ten Puses.
I Itenson ot fiiitlty of Mnrdrr.
Tr ooos tn Round I p Me Indians.
.'I Timely Ileal F.atnte Topics.
Tronble of a Stricken City.
Panama mini Contract a Ilia; tine,
t Want Ad.
5 Want Ad.
II Wnnt Af.
7 Wnnt Ads.
S I nmlillnn of OniHlin's Trade.
ew Rule for Pure Food. j
Fchoe 4f the nte-ltoom. 1
llnpprnlnus In Omahn "nlinrli.
II Financial nnd Commercial en.
IIOHKF "HOW XF.CTKIX F.imht I'nge.
I (Joiid Horse fiood Clntbea.
8 Clnsslf enllon of tyll1i Morse.
n Correct Modern Mil hie Ontfll.
4 Pnlaeea Where liorsr Live.'
let .lewelry and Nllver Chatelalnea
R Fall Fashion for Men Folka.
Frenk Footwear nnd Holier Shoe.
l Mow 'to lire Hepomlnaly.
7 Ilrlatht Cnlora for Dressy Men.
Illhttons nf Many lines Are Csed.
CnlnTnre for Fnll and Winter.
aome 1lttle nrlonalnga nf lire.
FSMIO Si: TIO Kiaht I'aar.
I Fall Fashions for Milady.
;iovea, tVslata and TIh.
It One Way to Re F.ver Vnniis.
Omnhn and the Reanlnr Army.
U Motor t lot be for Ihe Men.
Variety In Infanta' Wnrdrnhe.
4 W. II. MeCnrd'a Show lloraea.
Modea for Cloth Cnstumea.
ft Omnhn lloraea for Ihe Show.
Millinery for Fall and Winter.
0 Omnlia In a "tranarr's Fje.
Fnra Are Xow II lather In Price.
7 Car lloraea I aed for Food.
What Americana Do for Cnba.
HAI.F-TO'VF. MF.CTIO-FiBht PnKea.
1 Bryan In Dreamy Kpnln.
Tragedy of Rejected ImmUrant.
2 Little atorlea of Great Men.
a ftonalp of Plnys and Players.
Mosle and Musical Matters.
4 Home Life of orrl Brown.
Storlea for Ihe Little Folka.
Connt CrelR-hton'a Diamond Jnlil-
5 Flower Parade at Beaver City.
Chinese CnaMr for Panama.
O Woman I Her Ways and Her World
7 M'eehly Cirlat of gportlna; f.oaslp.
j SNOWSTORM IN WEST SEVERE
Drifts Three Feet Deep In the V tota
lly of Valentine and Telegraph
Wire Are Down.
The snr.wstortn which started Friday
night In the northwestern portion of Ne
braska Is proving unusually severe for this
season of the year. Commencing Willi rajn.
the snow clung to the telegraph and tele
phone wires, and in the vicinity of Valen-
, lle and Crawford the wires are down
' West of Valentine fifty.nine Western Vnl m
, poles are don. taking all the wires wlth,
" " -'- '" "-r"
j l" "i'" ivooiosou, near
Crawford, to proceed against the i't in
dlana In Wyoming have not yet been de
livered, as there are no wires working
that far west on either the Northwestern
or the Burlington. In places the snow
has drifted to the depth of three feet, but
the fact It has drifted will be a help to
cattle, as the lunge feed has not been
covered up and cattle are not likely to
suffer unless the thermometer gets much
lower than It Is at present.
The Btorin la gradually working its way
a"' J' '-rdln to the weather bu
I '" "ia. u ui i, inuj uc r.oni Here
some lime toduy.
HlOl'X CITY, la.. Od. W. Dispatches
received at Hie .vuwauaee railroad Oltlr.
in hub cny si.ue a neM1 y snowstorm, wnn
: '''K1' w1"'' Pr-vallf.l slung the Rapid City
.'extension of thi road In fckiulh Dakoln,
(The snow is drifting hndly and snow plows
J l ave beeii widered to Cliamlai lulu and
BRITAIN NEEDS GOLD
Cause of Eaite ia Discount Hate of Etuk
of Ene'.and Fxplained.
WILL PREVENT ANY f URTHER EXPORT
tupply of Telkw V'etal Gettinc Toward
SUGGESTION FROM BRITISH FINANCIER
fecretarj fhtw Can Eelieye Eituaticn by
Ee'.easine Treasnr Holdices.
AMERICAN SECURITIES ARE AFFECTED
harp Drop In London I Folloned by
Liquidation In e York,
Where Price Decline
LO.VPON. Oct. JO. After the sitrprl
cnhseil In financial circles yesterday h t'.e
exceptional Increase in the Bank of I'.uvr
land s rate of discount n feellnir of y-ent
relief and confidence was manifested to
day, as It wa lielleved that the f, per cent
late will prevent the export of further
gold. Nevertheless, the stock market this
morning continued to show much tieivous
ness. but there waa an abs-nee of tha
feverish ixcltement which followed th
tlrst announcement of the increased rata.
American securities continued their down
ward movement, the openiUR prices hetnij
in marked contrast to those of the opening
yesterday. 1'nioii Pacific opened nt IV",
against VK'i yesterday, while Culled State
Steel was offered at 4S; against rnH hid
yesterday. Banking circles showed not i
ble satisfaction at the fact that the Bank
of England had been able to stop the con
tinued heavy exports of gold to the I'nited
A British financier, discussing the situa
tion, said today: "The I'nited States can
hardly expod lx)ndon to finance the whole
world, and we are now confident that our
6 per cent rate is a safe and permanent
protection ngnlnst further Inroads on our
stock of gold. There Is no thought nt pres
ent of a 7 per cent rat.e, but 7 mid e ven
per cent will be adopted If necessary to
protect us against an abnormal depletion
of the gold reserve. Therefore, if tha
I'nited States continues to require gold for
the movement of the cotton crop or other
needs, we feel that relief should come from
the other side. Secretary Rhaw one be
fore relieved the situation by releasing it,
and we In ixindon cannot see why h"
should sit on hla gold chests while th'
Fnlted States draws lis needed supply of
gold from Ifjndon's depleted stock."
Shipment of Gold.
It became definitely known today that
about 110,000,000 In gold will be shipped
from England within the week, of which
amount SI, 450,000 went today to Egypt,
according to announcement. Its exact
destination continued more or less In
doubt, hut Egypt appears to be getting
the bulk of the gold, with Argentina and
Canada taking less amounts.
. The local bankers have recovered, fr&m
the scare they experienced over yester
day's crop of rumors of alleged Impend
ing financial disasters. Loading bank
""""aiiet.v stated today that the ru
Vre the work of those who were
to profit by yesterday s sur-
t that there is much stringency
'ny, together with France's mi
ss, owing to political colislderu
release arfy of ita huge stock of
Cher checks the earlier hopi that
uld meet some-, of the Egyptian
I noon the market showed ln
steadlness. Bullion, amounting
1.000, was withdrawn from tha
f England today, of which 930,-
for shipment to Egypt, 20,01)0
mania and 20,000 for the ion-
Liquidation In New York.
YORK. Oct. 3). Liquidation was
on a large scale with tho opening
'M'k market- today and prices brok"
in all directions. Speculative
were the laJ'gest sufferers, but
nning up a point were common
Ivhole list. Reading and Greet
fell 3V4. Anaconda 3, Smelting
Idlan Pacific S'i, Northern Paeiffa
ill Baltimore A Ohio, National
literal Electric and Colorado Fuel
nlon Pacifio 1H.
avy movement of currency to
llor for crop moving purpose
Canadian requirements to for-
IToronto banks complicated th"
Ituatlon. The liquidation waH
lit a large scale, but large buy-
for supporting purposes re-
he decline after the opening
Llld not entirely slop It.
was again a heavy seller In
next week's settlement there
('counting in part for the llq
mi that renter. Much of yes-
ll today's sellln
r of traders' ao
l1 been a domlr
I for a fortnlghl
I hi idliigs prohab
"III I Million shares.
rumors ot fulther relief f
ll today's selling represented
of traders' accounts. Till
dumlnant fwtor In
fortnight or more, It
rumors ofl runner reuei irom vtasuniK-
ton, but these' were not substantiated 10
The force of ihe liquidation broke
through the support from time to time,
making a lower level of prices. Sonus
of the extreme declines were Great
Northern preferred. 7; Reading. H'ii
Canadian Pacific, 4H; Smelting. 4, .-Si.
Paul, 3H; I'nlon Pacific, J4, and Balti
more & Ohio, d the active list
generally up to 2 Va points.
PARIS. Orl. 20. On the Bourse today re
alizations continued owing to four that tha
lull ing of the Bank of England's rale i f
discount wilt be followed hy the raising of
the rates of the imperial Bank of Germany
cf ,ne Uank vf KranC(,. prlce,, ,.ow
t 0i0pd ateadler. Russian bonds of
1904 closed at 4.8.1.
TALK BY BISHCP WILLIAMS
Omaha Prelate Addressee episcopal
Mission Conference ou Work
Among eg roe
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.. Oct. HU.-A uuiqUM
feature of the filial i" anion of the Kpiacu-
! pul missionary conferi nee of
- j district was the parll. Ipatlim of ".Iriy-fly-
I 111 I -uioooeu iiioiaiii. ni--uf iub "'
I pena language the uKeit grandmother nf
H. V. St. Clair, Italian minister at Birch
Minn., pild hi r trlljiile to the work
.r ine laic nono-i uiw
An ud litss .... ioik umoi.g the tiegro..
wo made by Rev. John A. Williams 01
The next conference will be be 14 i iiaO
iiUlun, la. U