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THE OMAHA DAILY DEE; FKIDAY, MAltCH 2D, 1907.
, and therefor he did not want to prejudice
; anyone against that mniiurc. He ar,ked
to bi Corrected If the figure he quoted
tj were wrong and If hla conclusions were
wrong for the house to vote the bill
( through. The house by large majority
defeated the Clarke motion and then pawned
'4 the bill, following which It passed the
stock tarda bill rutting down the price of
! feed which shippers of Mrs stock must
; pay the stock jsrds.
I ravine; Contractor Wl.
" The acnai committee to which u re
ferred the Lee bill pnvldlng amendment
to the Omnha charter haa thrown a loop
over Omaha and once again put that city
In the grssp of the paving contractor,
providing, bf course, the bill get through
; In thnt shnpp. An amendment haa been
ndopted by the committee - which Undoes
the work done by the delegation two years
ngo and by n lot of other people who oa
aleted the delrgatlon. This amendment pro
vide that when a petition la filed for pav
ing the kind of paving la specified. The
' present law provides the ndvertlsoments
j for paving are received and then the kind
la rpeclfled. Should the aenate accept the
t nmemlmenta It will mean that Omaha pav
ing la once more In the hand of the pav
t Ing contractor.
! Blar Cots In Appropriation.
, The aenate today started out on It first
, general onslaught on the wholeaale appro
priation of the house and aa a result of
the day- work a rexhictlon of 1221.000 was
made. This, added to the So.OCO cut In the
Lincoln Insane asylum appropriation made
two or three daya ago, makes the total
reductions mnde by the senate rm.OOO so
far, with the likelihood of atlll further
The largest reduction was made In the
atate university and state farm appropria
tlon. The bill carrying a general fund
appropriation of $180,000 for. building at
the atate farm was Indefinitely postponed
on recommendation of the aenate finance
committee, and the bill appropriating the
university 1 mill levy waa amended to cut
out. the 1 0",000 for an engineers' building
on the campus and to provide for the ex
penditure of the money on buildings at the
' state farm. This In effect cuts out $100,000
from the university and from the
state farm. All of the money expended
for buildings will have to be taken from
the funds rulsed by the 1 mill' levy.
The senate also applied the pruning knife
to the Kearney Industrial school appropria
tion by cutting out the i,000 expenditure
for the purchase of additional land. The
fund for building and furnishings at the
. .Norfolk asylum waa cut 19,000, $5,000 was
lopped off the bill providing for an appro
priation of $7,500 for the Investigation of
animal disease and the bill carrying $2,000
' for a fish sub-hatchery In Cherry county
These reductions were made In the senate
,wlth only one tight and that was waged
under the leadership of Senator McKes
son to prevent the $180,000 reduction on the
State university bill. When the committee
reported the bill for Indefinite postponement
Ashtcn of Hall moved that Instead the bill
' be placed on general file. The motion
created considerable discussion. In which
Byrne of Platte Joined with Ashton and
McKesson. In the discussion It came out
i tiiat an attempt will be made to Increase
ths limit on the amount which may be
levied for the general fund from 6 to 8
mill and It also developed there will be
considerable opposition to that move. Kp-
S person of Clay declared he would fight to
' the limit to prevent It The motion to place
the bill on general file was lost by a vote
' of Id S, Ashton, Burns (Lancaster),
Byrne (Platte), Goodrich, McKesson and
O'Connell voting for It.
i. .Allotment of Fands. .
At . the afternoon session whan Senator
- Root offered a motion to consider appro
priation , bills , without waiting for the
amendment to be printed McKesson moved
that all.he appropriation, bill go on their
'' paasag- without being considered at all.
lie declared an attempt wa being made
to "railroad", the bills either through the
senate or over the transom. The motion
wa lost by a vote of i to 28, Burn of Lan
- caster voting with McKesson.
The amended bill provides for the dis
tribution of the $100,000 allotted to atate
farm" buildings a follows:
For the completion of the women's butld
I1 ing, $20,000, heat and power, plant, $35,010;
veterinary clinic and . stock and grain
judging pavilion, $30,000; cattle feeding
..' plant, barn for Implements, machinery and
' bouse for tenants, $15,000. The, buildings
cut out were a horticultural building to
cost $40,000 and a poultry building to cost
Because of the failure of the house to
take up senate files there Is- a likelihood
that the senate will adjourn Friday evening
' until Monday afternoon, leaving the house
to jog along alone. Many of the senator
Who have bill of more or less Importance
that are being held up In the house ore In
favor of holding up the Important appro
priation bills and In this way fore the
house to get busy on senate file. , Senator
Patrick, this afternoon made a motion .that
; when the senate adjourn tomorrow after
boon It be until Monday at t o'clock.
' Senators King and Latta protested that
the senate should stay In session until the
finish, but several of the senators favored
'the motion. Patrick finally withdrew the
motion with the understanding he would
present It again tomorrow afternoon.
The senate this afternoon concurred In
the house amendment to the King antl-
Young Men's Spring Suits
....Sizes to 20
Clothing don't make the man, but every little
helps; these new models have every little new fea
ture every young fellow wants in his clothes.
Style, quality, workmanship and price are the
four factors that should be considered in young
men's clothes regardless of any favorite store or
The "Belmont "and " Stanford" models for he
who wants something entirely different; long sack
coat, made with long roll lapel, turn-up cuff on
sleeve; 'Belmont" has two puttona only "Stan
ford" has three.
Trousers made roomy, with deep welt seam and ,
These clothes are made for, young fellows who
pay $25 or more for their suits; we've phiced them
$20.00, 22.50 and $23.50
Young men's suits in. a score of new models that
college men sit up and take notice-i-
$18.00, $12.50, $15.00 and $10.00
Illustrated catalogue ready. Write for it.
roK-t ama. rsrrv
ls bill and the measure Will now go to
the governor for hla signature. There wo
no tppoKttlon to the motion to eonenr.
Rrsaetles of FrelaM bates.
In committee of the w"hole tonight the
house unanimously recommended for pas
sage fl. F. S2T). the Aldrich bill to reduce
freight rate 15 per cent on certain com
modities. Several amendments were sub
mitted, but the house was In no mood
for amendments and they were, all voted
down with very f.w votes In their favor.
Rejikel of Tied Willow wanted to strike
"live stock" out r-f the' bill, and Snyder
of Harlan said the live stock shippers
had no complaint to make of ratee. but
what they wanted was service. Dodge of
Douglas was of the opinion the entire
mutter should be left to the railway com
mission and he made a lengthy review of
the history of the commodity freight rate
bill killed by the Inst legleisture. and In
asmuch as the bill will not go Into effect
for ninety days he thought It unnecessary.
Orel. Jen Icon. Noyee, Hsge, Melster snd
Whlthsm were for the bill, while Farley
thought It all right If It did not tie the
hands of the commission on these com
modities during the ninety days before It
goes Into effect. Cone of Blunder said
the bill wa not a maximum freight rnte
bill, but was a political measure pure and
simple and absolutely of no effoct except
that It would force the railroad to com
before the commission and make a showing
If the rate were not compenatory. The
vote tonight indicate the bill Will pas the
house by a large majority, if not unanimously;
ROl'TISHS PROCEEDINGS OF IBHATK
Senate Bill Passed and Hons Mean-
are In Committee of wnoie.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, March 28. (Speclal.)-The fol
lowing bill were passed by the senate to
S. F. S70 By Saunders. Making days now
commonly observed a holiday legal holl-
S3!F. S23 By Randall. Conferring Power
on cltie of the second class and villages
to straighten and widen water course and
to condemr end for that purpose.
ci n i . : .. 13 . I H.inu nrknowl-
edgementn taken before notaries public in
otner states. ....
8. F. $35 By Sackett. Allowing retail
j i ..ill.. . hnuiv no reentered
llfltlVin III KUJUnrB un'oia --a---- -
pharmacist to seilrertaln common drugs.
8. r . ssn-Hy Asnion. truviuius
f eTtenrilna- houndarv of cities between
6.000 and 2S.000. ... .
H. R. i!-By McMullen. Making It un
lawful for minors to smoke cigarettes, chew
tobacco or spit tooacco juiue
places. . .
8. F. 107 By Sackett. Relating to feee
and salaries of county officer.
In committee of the whole the senate con
sidered the following appropriation bills:
H. R. S02 Apprlprlatlng $3,000 for the fih
hatcheries at South Bend. To pass.
H. R. 890 By Born. Appropriating $2,SO0
to purchase ground for the Home for the
Friendless. To puss.
H. R. 280-Hy Byram. For relief of
Thurston county for money expended In the
prosecution ' : Indians. $1,849.42. To pass.
H. R. 484 Bv Hamer. Appropriating
$16,000 for a new cottage at the Kearney
Industrial School for Boys. To pass.
H. R. $43 Bv Oreen. Appropriating $2,500
for the Investigation of animal diseases.
To pass. . ,
H. R. $98 Br Aldorson. Appropriating
$!.000 for buildings and furnishings at the
Norfolk Hospital for the Insane. To pass.
ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS OF HOlsR
Bill Repealing the Old Maximum Rate
Law Ooes to Senate.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. March 28. (Special.) The
house passed the following bill today:
H. R. 137 By Armstrong of Nemaha. Re
pealing th old maximum freight rate law.
H. R. JBy Baker of Tork. Providing
auditor for town boards.
H. R. 439 By Keifer of Nuckolls. Pro
viding a 6-mlll maximum levy for genera
fund purpose ad Cutting out the school
"hR. 634--By London of Fillmore. The
deficiency -claim bill. ' '
H. R. 420 By Whitham of ' Johneon.
Superintendent and county board may
cnange Dounaane or icpow ..
contain less than thre sections.
H. R. -41 By E. ViT. Brown, of Lancas
ter. Extending the Jurlsdletlon el the
Juvenile court. , - .. .
H. rl. 4W y me juuici.ry OTiimi.nw.
Permitting the use of affidavit In clearing
up title to land.' ' . A1
H. R. 875 By Killen of Gage. Antl
alary snd chattel loan agent bill.
S. F. 2 By King of Polk. Antl-paas bill.
H. R. 46 Uy-Doran of Garfield. De
fining an open market for live stock and
H. R, 478 By Adams of Dawes. Cuts
down rate for feed stuff at stock yards
and requires anntl statement.
H. R. 873 By Harrison of Otoe.. Legal
ising acknowledgment of notnrie. S
H. R. 84. by Johnaon of Saline, providing
for election of precinct assessors and doing
away with county assessors In counties
under 25,000, wa killed by a vote of 40 for
and 43 against.
In committee of the whole S. F. 64, the
pure food bill, wa amended and recom
mended for passage. .
Van Housen of Colfax moved that the
house consider no more house tUls except
those that had been passed. Walsh moved
to table the motion, which lost, $2 tg 23.
Hamer moved that no more house roll be
considered save those recommended for
poasag In committee of the whole. Thl
Richard Maaafleld Batter.
NEW TORK. March 28.-Rlohard Mans
field, the actor, who was stricken with Ill
ness and forced to cancel his spring tour,
was considerably Improved today. , Hla
physician said, however, that he Is still
dangerously 111. His temperature, which
has been very high for several days, wa
somewhat lower, and he appeared to be
gaining In strength.
THAW UNDER EXAMINATION
Slayer of Stanford Whit Questioned for
Two Honrs hj Lutasy CoamUtioi.
REARING HELD BEHIN6 CLOSED DOORS
Jerome's Rxaerta Kxcladed Deeplte
Hla Emphatic Protest Thaw's
lawyers Pleased with
NEW TORK, March 28.-Harry K. Thaw
for two hours today submitted himself to a
running fire of questions from, the thre
men appointed by Justice Fltxgerald a a
commission In lunacy to determine his
present state of mind. The examination
was conductod behind closed door and.
when a few minutn before t o'clock thl
afternoon an adjournment wa taken until
10 o'clock Saturday morning, no one at the
hearing would discuss the details. Thaw
went willingly and confidently before hi
Judges, and when the two hour secret
session wi concluded hi attorney ap
peared with smiling face and declared
they were more than satisfied with the
course of the proceedings. District At
torney Jerome hurried away from the
criminal courts building declining abso
lutely to say one word about the commis
Scope of Iaaalrr Limited.
The most Important feature of the day
wa the decision of the commission to limit
the scope of Its Inquiry to the exact lan
guage of the statute to determine solely
the question as to whether or not Harry
K. Thaw Is able today to understand the
nature of the court proceedings against
him and la able to advise his counsel In a
rational manner. District Attorney Jerome
announced to the commission that all the
legal expert he had employed In the Case
had advised him -that Thaw was suffering
from a typical case of paranoia a disease
of the mind In which the recoveries are
limited to 1 or 8 per cent. He offered to
adduce testimony to support thl state
ment, but the commission waived It aside,
saying the purpose of the inquiry wa a
very simple one and Jiad to do not with
any classification of mental disease, but
with the prisoner' present state of mind
aa Judged by laymen.
In laying down this decision the commis
sion confronted the district attorney with
the very position he has maintained in
putting Thaw on trial for his life. Mr.
Jerome contends Thaw was suffering from
paranoia on the night of June 26 last,
when he shot and killed Stanford White,
but he added that paranolacs often have
knowledgo of what they are doing and
that Thaw knew the nature and quality of
his act In killing White and knew that the
act was wrong. Thus, while medical ex
perts may determine today that Thaw Is
still suffering from paranoia, the question
to which the lunacy commission had ad
dressed Itself deal solely with Thaw's
knowledge a to the proceeding against
him and his ability to advise his lawyers.
Jerome's Protest Overrated.
The commission got under way with a
rush this afternoon and plunged at once
Into the personal examination of the de
fendant. District Attorney Jerome pro
tested at first that he was not able to pro
ceed, saying he would like to have his
medical advisers present. He finally stated
he would have no objection to the examina
tion going forward providing he was per
mitted to reserve hi croc examination.
The commission forthwith settled the
question of experts by excluding them from
the room, along with everyone else, except
the defendant and his counsel, the district
attorney and Assistant District Attorney
Oa-ryan. A to .the crews examination by
Ihe district attorney the commission. Said'
the matter would be taken up when It wo
- It la stated that during most of the two
hour Thaw was before the commission the
notes and letter he has written to hla
counsel alnce the trial bogan were tinder
consideration. TO put Thaw thoroughly at
eaae the commissioners addreased their
questions to him In a conversational tone
and in a casual manner, aa though he were
In conference with them, asked him from
time to time to explain Incidents In the
trial which had called forth certain of the
letter placed before the commission by
Thaw' attorney. It waa said that Thaw
answered the questions calmly and went
Into lengthy explanations of some of the
notes he had addressed to Mr. Delmaa
while hla trial was In progress. These notes
and letters were made a part of the af
fidavit filed by Mr. Delmas with Justice
Fltagcrald when Thaw's counsel were op
posing the appointment ef a commission.
Ro Session Friday.
Thaw's examination waa not concluded
today and he will appear again before the
commission when it meet Saturday morn
ing, no session being scheduled for tcmor
row Oood Friday.
- The Ba turd ay session will be held behind
closed doors. The commission did not de
termine whether or not a physical examine
Man of the defendant would be necessary.
There was an Intimation, however, that the
men who are to report as to Thaw's pres
ent condition would content themselves
with an observation of him during his men
tal examination. One commisttoner,' Dr.
rutsel, 1 a physician and an expert In
mental diseases. If the commission should
decide a physical examination Is necessary
Dr. Putiel will probably make. It.
The commission began Its Inquiry today
by an open session, called to order shortly
after o'clock, In the room where the Thaw
trial has been In progress since January t3.
Thaw appeared to be In excellent spirits and
sat unflinchingly under the steady gasa the
comrrfUuloners turned upon him. In the big
court room there were only the newspaper
reporters and three of the prisoner's fam
ily, his wife. Evelyn Nesbit Thaw, who ha
never missed an' opportunity to be near
him since he was placed on trial, and his
two brothers. Edward and Joslah Thaw.
Clifford W., Hartrldge, acting aa counsel
of record for Thaw,' stated to the comml
ion that hls-client was ready at any time
to submit to such examination as the com
mission desired. His only request was that
the hearing should be private.
"Being a prbxmer on trial for his life,"
sold Mr. Hartrldge. "he feela he should be
protected us far as possible In this matter."
Jerome's Kaperts Exoladed.
' Chairman MoClure then announced that
whatever examination of Thaw the com
mission might decide upon would be held
behind closed doors. District Attorney
Jerome protested.. He said he would like
to have his medical advisers present. He
had called the court's attention to Thaw's
mental state upon reports submitted to him
by ths alienists and he felt thelr presence
was essential. Mr. Jeratn remarked that
If the commission resolved Itself Into a
body of medical examiners and undertook a
physical examination of ths defendant In
private, he would not attend such an exam
ination. . '
"But ths law requires you to attend the
session of the commission," suggested
"I shall sttend all sessions of the com
mission sitting as Judges In lunacy," re
plied Mr. Jerome, "but I am not required
to attend a board of medical examiners."
It was after thla oUloquy with the district
attorney that the commlsslta decided to
proceed at once with Thaw's mental ex
amination and the court room was cleared.
t Ouce during the fallowing two hours Dis
trict Attorney Jerome came outslda. He
was plied with questions aa to how the ex
amination was prrareneUts;, but would make
no direct reply. Ills shsence was taken to
Indicate that the commissioners were con
ducting their own examination according
to plans previously agreed upon among
Thaw's attorneys while they would not
divues 11 u- pHn'weilifigs pointed with a
show of enthusiasm to the duration of to
day's teat as an Indication of how well
their client had withstood the commission'
Attorney Delinaa was present, but took
no part In the proceedings. It was said.
When the Inquiry bonan he directed Chair
man MoClure to Mr. Hartrldge when the
counsel of record wa called fcr.
Thaw's Attorneys Dellahted.
Referring tonight to the day' proceed
ings Mr, Hartrldge said:
"Harry came out with flylna; colors. He
remembered more about the case than I
did. We ore confident of the outcome."
It Is understood the commission proposes
to take Thaw through the trial from Its be
ginning In order to test his memory as to
what has occurred In the court. To this
end. It was stated, the prisoner was ques
tioned today regarding the part taken by
him In the selection of the Jury.
STRIKE IS IMMINENT
(Continued from First Page.)
publication of the results of the annual
and special conferences.
The meeting was suspended In order that
the trustees might take luncheon with
President Roosevelt. Upon, that occasion
the president thanked them for their co
operation and stated that he took a very
deep interest In the work of the foundation.
He agreed with the trustees that It had a
great future If Judlctously handled and
that great care had been taken In select
ing the different officers who have had
experience In this kind of work.
While the amount now In hand Is but
$10,000. It Is the expectation of the trustees
that It will be considerably augmented by
contributions from various sources. These,
It was stated, would gladly be received In
sums of any amount;
'Letter from Manaicera.
The determination of Messrs. Knapp and
Nelll to go to Chicago was) reached after
a lengthy conference. In which Commis
sioner Clark, who at one time was an of
ficial of the Order of Railway Conductors,
participated, following the receipt of a com
munication from Ira Q. Rawn, ohalrman
of the railroad managers.
Tho letter set forth the fact that there
Is a dispute between the various western
roads and the conductors and trainmen em
ployed by them, concerning wages, hour of
labor and conditions of employment, which
seriously threatens to Interrupt ths busi
ness of ewld companies.
The letter adds that In the present con
troversy the Initiative was taken by the
conductors and trainmen who have acted
Jointly, and that In response to their re
quest the carriers also have acted Jointly,
being represented by a committee of man
agers of railways. '
Ths commission was requested. In accord
ance with the provisions of the Brdmann
act, "to put yourselves In communication
with the parties to said controversy In
order that there may be an amicable set
tlement of the same, and that If such ef
fort should be unsuccessful It Is further
requested that you proceed to endeavor to
bring about an 'arbitration -In accordance
with the provisions of said act."
. DEATH RECORD.
.t. Mra. Charlotte lfevlns.
Mrs. Cfcsrtotte Nevlus died, at her home
In Benson Tuesday after a two days' Ill
ness. She had long been a sufferer from
asthma. Charlotte Hastings was born In
Franklin county. New York. May t&, 1S44,
waa married to - Chrlatian Kevins In her
girlhood. In 1872 they came to Omaha. In
18S2 they removed to a farm at Irvlhgton,
Neb. In 1?96 they came to Benson. In
January, 1905, Mr. Nevlus died. To them
was born one child, which" died In Infancy.
Mrs. Nevlus leaves three sisters, Mrs. M.
M. Cody, living In Omaha, two atsters re
siding In New York, and two brothers, also
In New Tork. Funeral services were held
st the home Thursday by Rev. J. C. Wilson
of Benson. Interment was made at Mount
Hope cemetery, where the husband had
been burled. Many were the floral tributes
and the cortege was a lengthy one.
Hamlin F. lo.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 28.
Hamlin F. Lee, a veteran of the Mexican
and clrll wars and a nephew of Qeneral
Robert E. Lee, died here yesterday of heart
failure, aged 87 years. Although closely
related to the southern general and a Vir
ginian by birth, Mr. Lee fought with the
union army. In the late '70s Mr. Lee went
to Leadvllle and was the discoverer of the
famous Robert E. Lee mine.
Mrs Rose Bradshavr.
Mrs. Rose Bradshow, 210 North Thirteenth
street, died at 1 o'clock Thursday after
noon. To Prevent the Grip.
Laxative Bromo Quinine removes the
cause. To get ths genuine call for full nam
and look for signature of E. W. Grove. Xbc.
ratal Wreck In Mississippi.
YAZOO CITY, Miss., March 28. A north
bound passenger train on ths Yaioo Valley
as Mllslinl railroad was wrecked near
here last night. Jay Knowles. one of the
oldest employes of the road, was killed
nd three negro passengers were Injured.
Produces Uesalts and Dad Ones.
"While . teaching school, and "boarding
round' " writes a Penn. matron, "I was
given all kinds food chiefly half-done
pancakes soaked in grease, half-cooked oat
meal, greasy food and potatoes.
The Inevitable result came In time.
My stomach became disordered, and I
was the prey of terrible slckheadaches, so
violent that I could not preform my duties
satisfactorily sometimes not at all until
finally I was compelled to give up the
work altogether. For years 1 was a help
less sufferer from stomach and nerve
"After I married, my ' husband had to
get his own breakfast and finally to savs
time he bought Grape-Nuts," which re
quired no cooking. He persuaded me
to try the food also. v
"It'wa luckly I did so. To my sur
prise I found that It would stay on my
, stomach and agreed with me as nothing
else did. I grew better and stronger
rapidly, and am now healthy, hearty
woman, who does not know what It la to
have a headache or an attack of 'nerves.'
This Is what Orape-Nuts food has done
for me. and now we stick to the food
that we know we can rely on.
"When my little daughter was weaned,
we thought she would die no food we
could give her (even the prepared Infant's
food) seemed to nourish her. Then w
tried Orape-Nuts food. 8 he took to It
at once, and grew well and fat. My hus.
band, who used to suffer from disordered
stomsch, ' has mx lost - a day from his
business on account of sickness for three
years, since we hsve adopted Orape
Nuts." Name given by Postum Co.,
Battle Creek. Mich.' "There's a Reason."
Read ths little boot. Jb Road to Wll
villo," In pkga
1 Innnnl IE
EVER SHOWN IN
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ur sale price
LADIES' GAUZE VESTS With low
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crochet yokes, for this one day, choke -lS
LADIES' GAUZ E VESTS With low neck and short
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See Onr 16th St.
REVOLT PARTLY SUPPRESSED
Bonaanian Troops Act with Increaced
Vicor ia Fieh'inr Biotas.
VLASCHKA VILLAGES ARE BOMBARDED
Peasants Commit Terrible Atrocities
la the Doseo District State of
Sletje Will Probablr Be
BUCHAREST, March 28. The effort of
the government tq suppress the revolt of
the peasants have met-with only partial
success.' Tho troops now are acting with
Increased energy. A large number of riot
ers have been killed In tho numerous con
flicts with the soldiery, but as yet "there
I no sign of a permanent amelioration of
conditions. On the contary; the" rioters
appear bolder and more determined, and
today the situation' undoubtedly' " Is ag
As an Indication of the arprehenslon ex
isting even In the capital, the new prefect
of Bucharest, as a measure of precaution,
ordered all shops In the city closed. This
order created the Impression that the riot
ers were approaching Bucharest and there
was wild panic until It waa learned these
fears were groundless.
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a band of peasants yesterday attempted to ; ORAN, Algeria, March 28. The concen
rald an arsenal and procure a supply of : tratlon of troops at Lalla Marnla, on the
rifles and ammunition. Upon being repulsed
by the troops the rioters set Are to many
house In the town. -
Several roving band of peasants tn the
district of Teleorman were Drought to bay
yesterday by detachments of troop.
Seventy Peasants Killed.
At Vlaschka a band of peasant refused
to disperse and opened Are on the troops,
whereupon the latter tired on them, killing
seventy' men and wounding many more.
According to an unconfirmed version of the
encounter, 200 peasants were killed. 1
A squadron of hussars sent to Brabovm
earns In conflict with a band of peasants
and It Is reported that, fifty peasants were
killed. , j
The bombardment of ths three village
In the Vlaschka district In' which rioters
had taken -refuge undoubtedly resulted In
a large casualty list, but the exact numbers
cannot be learned. It Is known, however,
that several hundred peasants were ar- j
There have been sanguinary encounters In
the district of DolJ and rumor places the
number killed and woundod In encounters
with the troops at several hundred.
The authorities' are beginning to- use ar
tillery to bombard the villages where the
rioters take refuge.
The peasants committed terrible atro
cities In the Buseo district, and the troops '
sent thither had order to suppres the dis
turbance at any coat.
It Is still impossible to give even an
approximate estimate of the number killed
or wounded since the beginning of the dis
orders, but there Is good reason to believe
that the reports have not been exaggerated
and that when the totals Anally ar learned
they will be greater than Is now supposed,
INOl less cir v .-li oiwif . -
been killed or wounded.
Renewal of Rioting Threatened.'
It Is reported that In northern Moldavia,
where the rioting was temporarily bus-.
pended, the peasants Intend to recommence j
their pillaging during the Jewish pass- j
over. If the promises made to them by the
.rtvtmmiint are not fulAUed. ' '
Some of the measures being adopted by
the authorities are most severe. Premier
eturdxa today secured the unanimous
adoption of a bill by both houses of Parlia
ment authorising the country to declare a
state of siege wherever this may be neces
sary. This step can be taken, however,
only by royal decree.
An official report Issued this afternoon
says order has been restored In Moldavia,
that prefects are traveling through the
troubled districts quieting the agitated j
peasants snd that disputes between peas
ants snd land owners are being settled
In IJttle Wallachla, where the troubles
broks out later snd a state of anarchy
exists, energetlo measures are being taken
against Incendiaries and plunderers.
- Liberals Hold Seat.
LONDON. March .-K. D. Holt, liberal,
was elected yesterday to lepresent the
Hexham division of Northumberland In
Psrlisment by a majjrtty of 1.157 over
Colonel Bates, the unionist candidate. The
vacancy waa caused by the elevation of
w Cnf I I
THE REL1ABLK STfRK
neck and short
Mr. Beaumont, liberal, to the peerage In
succession to his father, the late Lord
AGED EMPEROR WASHES FEET
Francis Joseph Feeds Twelve Men
and Performs ITanal Haaady
VIENNA. March . 28. Emperor Francis
Joseph today performed the usual Maundy
Thursday foot-washing ceremony In the
large hall of the Hofburg, before a gather
ing of archdukes, diplomats and state of
ficials. Before washing the feet of the twelve
aged men the emperor, assisted by the
archdukes, personally served them with a
repast of several courses. ' The ceremony
was concluded with the bestowal of silk
purses ' containing thirty silver pieces,
which the emperor hung around the neck
of each of the old men.
COUNCIL DISCUSSES MOROCCO
French Troops Concentrate at Lalla
Marala Preparatory to March
PARIS, March 28. The cabinet council
today discussed Moroccan affair and for
warded further Instructions to General
Llautey, commander ot the column of oc
cupation, relative to the movement on
! Oudja. Morocco.
Moroccan border, preparatory to the occu
pation of Oudja, Is being completed rapidly,'
but the movements are Impaired by bad
DIAMONDS Frenser, 16th and Dodge.
Large Easter Eggs, Easter
Chicks. Easter Plates, Easter
Novelties, all In opal, given
with 60-cent purchase all this
week. ' Beautiful framed pic
tures free with one can of
Baking Powder. See our
Ok aooount of Ul-kealta, MABEL
M. OOTBOsT will olos be Hair
Dresslag Parlor, 810 Bs Blag., on
Saturday, March 80. Any on hold-
lag sards pleas call ls ths
vTTS&s' fee. 254
for Friday in Underwear and Corsets
Always .Kwaitrtitr Lot fu
If svittlva . Iirrtmn
a - ; - - - i
Cuts CoM iaOiA&gy,
r A r I'M It C I f M C
NO ONE, '
CAN FAIL TO
JUST TO SUIT
Ladies' Chemise, Gowns and Skirts
Worth Ho $1.50; generously proportioned, well
made, daintily trimmed, at 69c, 60c and. . . .iSOt?
LADIES' GOWNS AND SKIRTS Trimmed with
lace embroidery and washable ribbons, worth regu
larly up to $3.60, in three lots, at $1.98, $1.60
STANDARD CORSETS Such as O r O., F. P., etc., ...
in drab or white goods models and worth to $1.60,
choice in Friday's sale -. 69
Fine Batiste Comets With long or short hlpr also
girdles, 75c values, Friday at 40
Corsets Long hip models," Frl-
See Our lflth Bt,
25c Soap. 15c
We have Just received 50 gross
of Swift's- Friendship Violet Toilet
Soap. This soap is the best known
and has the largest sale of any 26c
a box (S cakes) soap on the mar
ket. Being a very high grade soap,
which lathers very freely and re
tains Its violet odor to a very
marked degree, it has enjoyed a
large sale. The rest of the week
and during this sale we will sell
the regular Z6c box (three cakes)
of this Violet Soap' for 16c per
box. (Limit, three boxes toa cus
tomer.) BEATON DRUG CO.
15th and Farnam " ,'T
Tonight gat, Mat. and High U
TUP niDI I I rCT DCtlltll ajr!
lib unib ubiint j rr
Next week: TXXX.BT.
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Souvenir Book of
The LUtle Gray Lady
Tonight iand Saturday Mat. and Night
MODERN VAUDEVILLE , sr
yWWiUSaJlftaiSa. assViaa sWVi waaaasWWfcl
fe. il -
. V. UB. I M..WS W., TV J I, II , MIllMO SF
beta Murray, Max ToorbUlon Troaps,
Xturaod Trio, Turns and the Xlaodxosas.
Tonight, 0:15 Matinee Saturday,
Robt. Qherman' Great Play,
THE VILLAGE VAGABOND
Sun, Cecil Spooner In The Girl Raffles
ENGLAND s AMERICA
JIM PAIUt. FAIIMER BURNS.
International Wrestling Championship,
Friday, March 29th
Ladies Especially Invited.
Ticket on Sale at nog Office.
TICKETS FOH THE
Delmore . jCheitey j
Song Recital )n
On Sale at the
LYRIO THEATEIl Box Office). -'
LAWRENCE BARRETT i.
1QJ CI OA It FHEE
With Every Merchant's f
Lunch This Week
THE EXCELSIOR CAFE
1204 FAJtXAM ffZ. , . .
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