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VOL XXXVI NO. 47.
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CABL1STS NOT HAPPY
Pretender to Spanish Throne is Disappointed
In the Birth of Krjral Child.
FrlESENT K.NG DcCL.RID USUP.PER
J.bo ition of falio Law by Ferdinand Eald
to Hm n llleeal.
FRANCE DEfEND3 PRESENT DYNASTY
Mot at Tans Defeitf i C'a'mant in War
Thirty Tsirj Aro.
ORGANIZATION OF PRlTENDER'S PARTY
Oat Hundred Thousand Sen Are
Expected to Rise When Lender
at Venice Soanda Call
MADRID. May U.-3peclal.) Nowhere
lias the b!rth of a child to the royal house
of Bpaln been awaited with greater anxiety
than at the palace In Venice, where dwells
. Don Carle, the pretender to the Spanish
throne, and the blrtti -of a eon has caused
In order to make clear the exact position
of the Spanish succession and to understand
the situation of Don Carlos, close study
of the more modern historical developments
cf Spain Is necessary. When King Carlos
IV, died he left two sons, Ferdlnund and
Carlo. Ferdinand succeeded to the throne.
Ills Drst two marriages were childless, but
hi third union, with Donna Maria Chris
tina, resulted In the birth of a daughter.
Donna, Isabella. As, however, the Salic
law forbidding the succession of women
prevailed tn Spain, she could not succeed,
end the heir to King Ferdinand was his
brother, Carlos. The members of the court
party, however, were bitterly opposed to
Don Carlos, and they managed to get
King Ferdinand to abolish the Salic law
by royal decree, ( thereby allowing his
daughter Isabella to become queen. When
Isabella finally did succeed, Carlos entered
a irotest based on . constitutional grounds,
but as he was a man of Indolent character
and utterly wanting In energy, he at first
did nothing more than to enter the protest.
A few years later an attempt to secure his
throne by force of arms was a failure,
end on hla death his son took up the
struggle and managed to keep a little life
!n the Carllat party.
When on account of her Improper life
Isabella, who by this time had a eon, Al-
. fonao, was driven from the throne, the
short-lived Spanish republic came Into be
ing. .With the aasassin-tlon of the presi
dent. General Prim, the republic came to
end and Frlnce .Amadous of Aosta, an
Italian prince, was elected king In spit of
the protests of Don Carlo. He soon tired
of governing such turbulent kingdom,
. nbdlonted and returned to Italy. It u
then that the present Carllst pretender
came promlnAtly to the front. He en
tared vigorous protest against, th auo
ctaaloa of Don Alfonso and followed this
up by calling his partisan to arms, and In
1873 bef an the Carllst waf which drenched
Spain, t lith fJood.
; .Dob . Carlo Lone.
After varying fortunes Don Carlos lost
the struggle and crossed the French fron
tier with the wrecks of his army. Blnce
then Jie ha been living in Venice awaiting
a faforable opportunity for renewing the
strucrle for hi rights.
Tills erve tn make clear the position of
Don Carlo. He and his supporters say
that hi great-uncle, King Ferdinand, per
formed a mere coup d'etat In abolishing the
a.,nn law. thnt the rLzhta of the brother
of King Ferdinand were clear and abso-
. lute under the law, and that K.tng -Aiionuu
XIII 1 a usurper sitting on a. throne to
which h has no right.
From a trlctly technical point of vfew
not only Is Don Carlos the legitimate heir
to the throne of Bpaln, but he is undoubt
edly the hetr to the throne of France a
well. It was for thi reason that he was
inii rmm French territory by the gov
ernment of the republic. It he should even
set foot In France he would Instantly be
arrested. A small but highly aristorcratlo
party1 exurts In France, known as the
' Blanc d'Eapagn." with the aim of plac
ing Don Carlo on the throne of France.
In fact, these French Carllsts are more
Carllst than the Spanish CarMsts them
eclve and they are very anxious to see
Don Carlo get the throne of Spain a a
stepping-stone to the throne of France.
It Is for this reason that the French re
publican government ha always favored
the Alfonslst party In Bpaln. Indeed,
though the fact is known to tew people. It
was the action of the French government
which caused Don Carlo to lose the last
Carllst war. In 1S73 Don Carlos' army had
the Alfonslst troop at their mercy, stra
tegically, for the latter had their backs to
the French frontier and were cut off from
the Interior of Bcaip. With the connivance
f the French government, the Alfonslst
al-my crosned the frontier Into France, se
cured provisions and ammunition from the
French arsenal at Bayonne, and then
marched bacic to Spanish territory, attack
ing the Carllsts from the rear. This ac
tion of the French government wa of
course, unexpected and could never have
been foreseen by the Carl 1st a The sur
prise wa complete and the wreck of the
army of the pretender wa eventually
driven on French territory near Blarrits,
and, of course, receiving not the slightest
encouragement from the French people or
the French government, was forced to dis
band. OtKiDliilloi of Carllst.
Don Carlos chartered a special train, hur
ried to Calais and crossed over to London.
It Is an amusing tact that he never paid
the $1.M0 which that train cost and the
Hum appear year after year in the French
budget a a debt to be recovered.
The head of the Carllst party In Franc
at th present time is the Comt de Maine.
On of the leading spirits was the late
Marquis do Chauvelln. The organisation
tn Parts with which men of this type
affiliated was known as "the head center."
The way It was worked was as follows:
rher Is. say, a group of twenty Carllsta
They owe obedience and receive Instruction
from a leader. Twenty such leader re
relve order from a man belonging to th
Inner circle, and thl man In bis turn re
ceive Instruction from th "head oenter.'"
Nona of the rank and file know anyone
except the heads of their respective group.
The members of th group do not of neces
sity know each other; they may occasln
i.lly act together for some special service,
but the only man who needs to know the
name and address (4 each of the persons
camortslng the grodp la the leader. If the
(CoaUau4 a Second Pag.)
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FORECAST FUR N fcrillASK A Showers
Sundny aitcrnnon or night, comer in west
portion. Monday partly cloudy and cooler
In e.iM portion.
FuKKiJASl FOR IOWA Showers Bun
tiny ami warmer In central and east por
tion. Monday partly cloudy nnd coo.er.
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Wheat jumps more than threo cents
In Chicago and the pit experiences great
est period of excitement since the nlack
rust scare of 1904. L Fags 1
Old friends and relatives tell ot the
early life of Charles N. Moyer, the nan
now on trial for his life at Boise, Ideho.
Carllst pretender to the Spanish throne
Is greatly disappointed at the berth of
an heir to the reigning monarch.
X, fog 1
Conservative Scotch fear the whole
system of land tenures may be changed
by bill now pending in parliament.
X, Fog 1
Postofflce and business houses lit Cairo
are robbed and sheriff Is on track of rob
bers. X, Fog 3
Engineer Dean was slightly injured In
railway wreck at Keith's station, when
a passenger train struck a freight which
failed to clear the track. X, Page 3
Figures from auditor's office show uni
versity will have over 11,000,000 lo spend
during the coming two years. Burling
ton's pass report, like the other loads,
doe not satisfy the commission.
X, Fag 3
Dr. George I. Miller ha Just returned
from the east, .where he had a talk with
Grover Cleveland. He declares the ex'
president deplores the present soc'iullBtlc
tendencies of the country and the present
condition of the democratic party.
XX, Fog 3
In preparation for the submission of a
proposition to bond Douglas county for
11,000,000 for the erection of a new court
house the county commissioners I ropose
to retain Architect John Latenser to pie-
pare definite plans for the building.
X, Fag 4
Harrlman-Paclflo lines have two ex
pensive operating months and Julius
Kruttschnltt declares little new wo.'k not
absolutely necessary will be done this
year. . I. Fg 3
Dr. j. J. Solomon backed by Mayor
Dahlman springs a new proposition In
law when he contends property purchased
with pension money cannot be confiscated
to pay taxes and threatens to go into
court, X, Fag 4
The breaking of an unusually large
number of rails from new output causes
Union Pacific to make careful inveatlga
tton of quality of all broken nils, the
general Impression being that steel mills
are turning them out too fast.
x, Fag a
James K. Logan, superintendent of
telegraph and telephone -lines in New
Zealand, is visiting his cousin, " lin L.
Kennedy, whom h had not seen for over
forty years, and discusses government
ownership of these lines. X, Fag 6
Official records and map tell, the story
of the growth of Omaha. XX, Fag 3
Change In the law of deecent r.iude
by the last legislature. XX, Fag a
Toung woman In Farnam street office
building Is forced to submit to consider
able guying from her friends because of
expensive and amusing error in ordering
lunch In an uptown cafe. X, Fag S
Result of the ball games:
4 Omaha vs. Pueblo 1.
Denver vs. Pes Moines Ji.
Lincoln vs. Sioux City S.
1- 0 Brooklyn vs. Chicago 0-2.
9 New York v. Pittsburg ,.
8 Philadelphia vs. St. Louis 4.
7 Chicago vs. Philadelphia 3.
6 Cleveland vs. New York i, .
. 6 St. Louis vs. Washington 4.
4 Ietrolt vs. Boston 1.
4 Minneapolis vs. Louisville 0.
2 Kansas City vs. Columbus 1.
5 Milwaukee vs. Toledo 4.
6 St. Paul vs. Indianapolis I.
Track team of University of Nebraska
defeats team of University of Minnesota
54 to 44. Morgan of Nebraska inches
new record In mile run. Fag a
COXKIBCXAXi AID XJTBUSTBIAXj.
Grain markets, VX, Fag 10
Live stock markets. TX, Fog 10
Stocks and bonds. TX, Fag 10
Condition Omaha's trade. VX, Fag 9
In4tie Home Section of this number will
be found Buster Brown; The Busy Bfes'
Own Page; Carpenter on Soclnl Life In
the Sahara' Capital; Discovery of a
Nlobede In Ballust's Garden; History in
Fashion Plates; Some Late Modes for
Women; Mra. W. H. Tart's Advice to
Her Sex. Blm p,r.,
In the Magai'ne Section of this number
will be found an article on Homes of
Omaha; "The Quo Vadls Chapel;" fccenlc
and Other Attractions of New South
Wales; Borne Personal Notes; Gossip of
Playa and Players; Musical Note and
Comment; Teaching Women to Drive.
MEMORIAL CHURCH IS OPEN
Celealal Dame Dedicate Bolldlaw
Raised Over Wall of Original
NORFOLK. Va., May 1L The Colonial
Dames of America today dedicated the
memorial church erected over the ex
cavated walls of the original church built
by the Jamestown settlers of the seven
teenth century at Jamestown island.
President Tucker of the exposition made
the presentation address and Joseph Bryan
ot Richmond, Va., received the memorial
on behalf of the Society for the Preterva
tlon of Virginia Antiquities.
Th Mexican Governmental commission
to the Jameatown exposition, composed of
Colonel Manterola, Captain Fernanda and
Captain Lugo of th Mexican army and
Lieutenant Carxo of th Mexican navy, ar
rived at the exposition today for a per
manent stay until November for the pur
pus of wltneaalocT araif. aud &av? fcatuxu.
SCOTTISH HOME RULE
Craik Takes luae with FreTailinc
Tendency of Home of Oommona.
SEES LLSS PRESTIGE FOR OLD KINGDOM
Northern Members May Be Ebon of Power
in the Empire.
GLASGOW CORPORATION CONSIDERS MEAT
Ccmmittee in Payor of Visit to Chicaso
SOME D0U3T EXPRESSFD BY MEMBERS
Do Not . Objeet to Malilnr Is-
. spertlon, bnt Wonder Wbo
I to Foot Bill for
GLASGOW, May 11 (Speclal.V-peaklng
on behalf of the Scottish membeis of the
House of Commons, Henry Cralk, In an In
"The Sccttlnh standing committee Is now
re-eitalillshed. not ns a sessional order,
but ns a permanent institution. To It all
Scottish bills will now pass, not by ex
press resolution of the House of Commons,
but automatically. It was not obscurely indi
cated that the highly contentious charac
ter of such a bill as the small holdings
bill might not prevent it from being rele
gated to that committee. Scotland mny
therefore find Its whole system of land
tenure fundamentally altered the whole
United Kingdom may, find revolutionary
economical principles Introduced by a com
mittee on which the extreme section of
Bcottlsh radicals will be absolutely dom
inant. The bill will no doubt come up for
revision by the whole house upon the re
port stage, but the house will be unfamiliar
with the detalla of the bill. It will be
cramped by the new rules even In Its re
vision; and we can easily Imagine what
resentment would be roused were the Scot
tish contingent of extreme radicals to find
Itself checked or corrected by more pru
dent counsels In the whole house. The
little knot of Scottish home rulers hitherto
regarded by all thinking Scotsmen as an
object of amused astonishment would And
In such an occurrence the very fuel they
desire to feed the flames of petty discon
tent which they have so assiduously
"Scotland cannot too quickly recognlie
to what It 1 now committed. Without
discussion a step has been taken which
will surely land it Into the quicksands of
an agitation for home rule with all of Its
Inevitable rancor. Even as matters have
been arranged It buys the doubtful privi
lege of having Its affairs dealt with in an
upper chamber, and In the obscurity of
unreported discussions, by a committee
dominated by those who outbid one an
other In the advocacy of the latest ex
travagances of socialistic fadlsm and at
what price? That of a necessary and In
creasing exclusion of It representative
from the larger and more Imperial phase
of parliamentary life. . The new arrange
ment Inevitably Involve that Scottish
members, eonflned to the Scottish commit
tee or even relegated to Edinburgh will
be precluded from any hare In other com
mittee which shape the details of larger
measures applicable to all parts of th
American Meat Inspection.
The reports by the veterinary surgeon
concerning the selxure here of unsound
American beet were discussed at a recent
meeting of the Glasgow corporation health
committee. The town clerk submitted a
statement by Mr. Austin, the American
consul In Glasgow, who had prepared an
answer to the complaint, but suggested,
with the view of ending In a satisfactory
manner the controversy on the subject,
further consideration should be deferred
and the deputation representing the cor
poration and consisting of Bailie Russell
(the convener of the committee on health)
and the town clerk deputy (Mr. Lindsay)
ahould, as early a poaalble, proceed to
Chicago and there by themselves, repre
senting the corporation and the public of
the city, Investigate the method of in
spection In operation, a also the sanitary
condition of the stock yards and the pack
ing house In that city, and report thereon
to the corporation the whole expense of
the deputation to be provided by him (the
consul) and that it be left to him to make
all of the necessary arrangement for the
deputation. 'The committee ha already
agreed that In the Interests ot all con
cerned the suggestion and proposal made
by the American consul should be agreed
to, but the corporation has the final say
In. the matter; and what Is puzallng the
corporation is where the American consul
gets the money for the junket. It Is
argued that It could not be paid by the
American government since the American
congress prior to adjournment could not
have foreseen the questions arising in
Glasgow In the present acute form, and
consequently, would not have been able to
arrange for an appropriation for the trip.
If the expense o( the trip is paid for out
of the treasuries of the pocking house;
companies themselves, the members of the
Glasgow corporation are arguing that they
might aa wll remain on this side of tho
Atlantic since no man, even In an Im
portant matter like the matter of public
health, cares to be put In the position of
criticising the gentlemen who are paying
th bill Incidental to th trip.
St. Kllda la Excited.
An extraordinary Incident has occurred
at St. Kllda In connection with the appre
hension of a trawler for fishing within
the three-mile limit. On a recent Sunday
the fishery cruiser Minna, which was pro
ceeding to the Island on special duty,
sighted th trawler fishing within the limit
aa it approached th island. The trawler
continued fishing until the cruiser wa al
most alongside, having, as It afterwards
transpired, mistaken the Minna for one of
the Norwegian whaling vessels. The cap
tain ot the Minna sent on of his men on
board and ordered th trawler, which
proved to be the Knowsle, Into St. Kllda'
bay, where both vessel dropped anchor.
When' the officer of th Minna went
ashore they found the whole population of
the Island assembled on th Jetty with their
mlnlster, th Rev. M. MacLachlan. On
learning that th trawler had been ordered
In for Illegal fishing th Inhabitant became
very much excited to say th least. Th
minister demanded to know by what right
they Interfered with It. It wa trawling
ther with their permission, and It had
their blessing, and they would not permit
Its arrest. H dared th captain to lay one
finger on th trawler, and declared that
the action of th crulinr In arresting It on
Sunday was a much mora heinous thing
JCoaUaaea 0a.oec& .Pa4
SEMI-CENTENNIAL OF MUTINY
Benoy Rebellion Broke Ont la India
Fifty Tear A last
CALCUTTA, May 11. (Specll.)-Conii1d-erable
fear ha been expressed lest the fif
tieth anniversary . of the Indian mutiny
might result In another uprising. It was at
first prtposeu to celebrate the dates In
connectljn with the mutiny, but military
authorities said that It would be difficult
to cnkttlatr. the effects of such celebrations
on the oriental mind, and for this reason
the entire subject has been practically
abandoned, though some of the older sol
dier more nearly allied with the traditions
of the uprising and Its suppression may
celebrate In a small way.
The mutiny began on Sunday afternoon,
Mey 10, 1857 (fifty years ago yesterdny),
with Sepoy of the Bengal army at Meerut,
th largest military station In India, who
shot pome of their officers, released their
comrade from prison, massacred all the
European residents, set fire to public build
ings and the next day roused the neighbor
ing city, Delhi, . which the rebels selxed.
Then through all the valley of the Ganges
i he rebellion spread. In nine or ten places
ther were massacres of women and chil
dren. The annals of war contain no deeds more
thrilllii' than those of Delhi, Lucknow and
Cawr.porc; nor modern warfare any horrors
to surpasa Nana Sahib's massacres at
Cawnpore, while British history can enroll
among Its most Inspiring names the com
manders, Nicholson, Blr Henry Lawrence,
Havelock, Outram and Sir John Campbell.
Upon the native side, for Instance, there
stands out the picturesque figure of the
Ranee of Jhansl, who died fighting at the
head of Its troops.
The rebellion, of which Lord Roberts I
now the most Illustrious survivor, was not
suppressed until April, IWt.
AMERICANS RUSH TO LONDON
Quarter of n Million Visitor Expected
from United State by First
, of November.
LONDON. May 11. (Special. -The first
of the season' visiting American are al
ready "doing" the sights of London pre
paratory to their trip to the continent.
The real Vush I ex.-ected In a few day
now, and it la believed that It will be a
record one. It I expected that something
like 2TA0O0 first and second clasn passengers
will probably visit this country from Amer
ica before the first of November.
The great London hotels are already
booking hundreds of orders for American
visitors. At the Carlton hotel rooms have
already been engaged a far ahead a
August. From all sides come the report
that the advance order or heavier than
ever before. :
American holiday-makers, as a rule, spend
from three days to a fortnight in London.
In that time they contrive to see not only
the most of the famous show place, rang
ing from Westminster Abbey to tt(e Chee
shlre Cheese, but also to do a Blest deal
of shopping. . For some reason 'the West
End shopkeeper are expecting: unusually
large purchase by American thl year,
and they are making preparations accord
ingly. Among the who have, reen laying
)n a supply of goods for the American In
vasion may b mentioned'" esitecially th
Jewellers, the tailor and the i brto-a-brao
LABORERS' HOMES TOO CHEAP
Engineer Finds He Cannot Bnlld mt
Figures Fixed by Irish
DUBLIN, May 11. (Speclal.KThere waa
an interesting dlecusslon at the last mect
lus of the North Dublin Rural council with
regard to that body's new scheme for. the
erection of cottages for laborer
It appears that the local government
board ha just decided that 8S0 should be
the maximum price of a laborer's cottage,
and Mr. Morris, the engineer to the coun
cil, has reported that this sum would not
be anything like sufficient to meet the cost
of the scheme proposed, having regard to
the quality of the lsnd selected. Its close
proximity to Dublin and the fact that In
each case the extent of the land taken
over was more than one acre. He calcu
lated the price of an acre of land In North
Dublin at $400, and the price of the kind
of cottage proposed at the least at $750.
North Dublin, he argued, wa not really
rural in the sense In which that word might
be applied to most of the country districts
of Ireland, but rather "semi-rural." It wa
decided to ask the local government board
to state if more than $850 could be expended
on the cottages.
ATTACK ON BELGIAN KING
Newspapers of Kingdom Are Jealous
of Favors Shown Men from
BRUSSELS, May ' lt.-rfSpe'eiaD-The po
litical agitation In Belgium Is steadily de
veloping Into a striking movement against
Ever since he participated In the move
ment giving the great American capitalists
an entry Into the Congo region he has
found himself compelled to explain mat
ters. H ha been forced to do what no
European monarch has been forced to do
before he ha practically been obliged to
submit to being Interviewed by American
newspaper men, and this has brought
about something of a feeling of Jealousy,
to say the least, so far as th local news
paper are concerned. At any rate, scarcely
a day passes that the Belgium newspapers
do not attack the king. The political
groups of the opposition are holding meet
ings and passing significant votes of dis
approval concerning the withdrawal by hi
majesty of the mining law.
DR. JUDGE IS EXAMINED
Chicago M-u Visit Rome and Takca
Second Sten for High
ROME. May 11. (Special.) -Among the re
cent visitors to Rome should be mentioned
Rev. Dr. Judge, now of Chicago. Prof.
Jude has taken advantage of this, his s-c-
j ond visit to Rome, to go up for examlna-
j tlon for the doctorate and he has passed
his second the oral examination -for the
title of D. D.
It Is almost superfluous to mention that
both the oral and th written examinations
have been passed tn a brilliant fashion
and that be has received the most lauda
tory compliments of the examiner
Amongst other works which Dr. Judge is
carrying out In Chicago is that of con
ducting a weekly newspaper, the New
World, and hi view upon existing tn'iu
tion a he ha found them In Fr:,ce and
Italy bar been very widely cjpltd lr
WHEAT PIT EXCITED
Violent Upturn in toarket Owine to Pot
. eminent Crop Beports.
COLD WEATHER COMES TO AID OF BULLS
Delay in Genuine Wh?at and Pnrther
Dam ace Piobablo.
JULY REACHES 91 3-4 CENTS IN CHICAGO
Traden Express relief that This Cption
Will Go to One Dollar.
HEAVY BUYING ORDERS FROM OUTSIDE
Bear Art Under Theory thnt Wheat
Has Been nislngt Too Rapidly,
bnt Are Cnahle to Stay
CHICAGO, May 11. Excitement such ns
has not been seen on the Board of Trade
since the "black rust" scare of 1W4 existed
today, when wheat, which ha been
steadily advancing for several days, took
another Jump of more than 3 cenM. Frantic
efforts were made by the bears to get
from under the advance, but they were
met by a demand which came from all
parts of the country and swept everything
j before It. The high mark for the July
option wns V1K cents, for September
cents and for December 06H cents. All
options closed very close to the hlRh mark
and with the bullish feeling still unabated.
The cause of the upturn which has taken
place In the last few days Is the wide
spread belief that this year's crop of
winter wheat will show a notable decrease
as compared with that of 1906. Cold
weather In the west nnd northwest, freez
ing temperature In the Canadian northwest
and damage said to have been done In the
southwest by the "green bug" aided the
It was reported here today from Winni
peg that not more than one-fifteenth of the
estimated acreage had thus far been seeded
In the province of Manitoba
Flood of Orders from Conntry.
The local traders were of the opinion
that wheat has been advancing too rapidly
during the last few days and that a re
action was due. So many orders poured
In from the country-, however, that It was
certain that the expected setback weuld
not come until later In the day. Once
trading was In full swing the orders from
the country came so fsst and In such num
ber that th local crowd was carried be
fore It. Desperate efforts' were made from
time to time by the shorts and some local
trader to stem the advance and once they
forced the price of the July option down
cc. This wa only temporary. The flood
of buying order continued, the prices
started up again, and when the market
closed the price were cloee to the high
mark of the day and the movement seemed
to have lost no fore. Some ot the leading
houses traded In millions of bushel during
the first half hour and the activity In
creased as the market progressed. -
The bulls at the close were claiming
with much enthusiasm that the price of
July wheat will soon go above $1, with
the other options moving up accordingly.
They base their claim on the preaumptlon
that the crop of winter wheat will be about
100,000,000 bushels less than the crop of last
year. The strong markets abroad, the
bulls contend, prove that there will be a
strong demand for export from this coun
try, which It may be difficult to meet.
"Boom" In New York.
NEW TORK, May 11. Amid further ex
citement In th local grain market this
morning the bull made an enthuslastlo
effort to get dollar wheat. They lifted
July to 98 cent, but encountered heavy,
selling for profits. Sensationally strong
responses were made by foreign markets,
especially those of the continent, owing to
bad conditions In Russia and Hungary. The
gain represents 5 to 6 cents per hushel,
since the publication of the crop report of
Later In the day the price soared above
a dollar, December option going to $1.01,
while July at 1 o'clock reached 99 cents
1 on renewed heavy outside demand.
CABINET MEETING IS LONG
Ohio Politic Said to Have Been th
Chief Snbject of Dls
WASHINGTON, May ll.-Today cab
inet meeting, which wa postponed from
yetserday, lasted from 11 to 11:46 o'clock,
an unusually long time. It Is believed
that the political situation as affected by
conditions In Ohio was thoroughly consid
ered. None of the member would say
that It was not. Each one asked about
the meeting said it did not relate par
ticularly to business In hi department.
The coming conference of republican state
leaders at Columbua on May IS Is causing
a great deal of Interest tn administration
clrclea, and from remarks made by a cab
inet officer after the meeting today the
Inference Is that this came up tor a large
share of discussion. The position of the
Taft people, from what a member of the
cabinet said, is believed to be that the
presidency and the senatorshlp In Ohio
should be considered separately. Secretary
Taft declined to talk on tho subject.
DRAINAGE TUNNEL STARTED
Cripple Creek Celebrate Initiation
of Work Intended to Im
prove the Mines.
CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo.. May U. The
beginning of work on the long projected
Cripple Creek drainage tunnel wa cele
brated here today by festivities partici
pated in by the most prominent mining and
business men of th leading cities and
towns in th Mate. Excursion trains from
all part of Colorado had poured hundreds
Of visitors Into the camp. There Is general
rejoicing throughout the Cripple Creek d'
trlct. The tunnel will drain and permit the
opening up of Virgin territory containing, it
Is estimated, over $aO,000,000 worth of g::ld
ore and will prolong the mining life ot
"Black Hand" Sentences.
WILKEB-BARRK, Pa., May 11 -Th
eleven Italians convicted of "Black Hand"
crimes were today sentenced to one year in
' ihii una nnc-s oi rn-u biiu i-bhii. j uage
I Halsev ex Id be did not Impi s th onxlmum
penalty of two years becaoae ti e defendants
were strangers In this country nnd unfa
miliar wtm mo iwb.
Illinois Man nets .l-.h
WAFjriNGTON. May II -The president
today announced the appointment of Law
rence Y. Sheiman of Illinois to succeed G.
1 rl.knni. nf MUhtran a r n friAmlk
lb Spanish. treaty claims cotnmiasiont
PRESIDENTIAL BOOMS AGAIN
Woodruff Comments on Odell's Ilnahea
Resolution Indiana Kdltors j
NEW YORK, May U.-A resolution en
dorsing Governor Hughes for the republi
can nomination for president which was
offered by former Governor Odell at today's
session of the republican state committee
wns laid on the table by a vote of 82 to 4.
Mr. Odell, George W. Dunn, member of
the State Railroad commission: William
Halpln, state tax commissioner, and Wil
liam Ten Eyrk voted In favor of the resolu
tion. In moving that Governor Odell's motion
urging the nomination of Mr. Hughes for
the presidency be tabled, Chairman Wood
"I move that this resolution be tabled
on account of the gentleman who Intro
duced It; by reason of his well known
antipathy to the president of the United
Mr. Woodruff added thnt the adoption of
such an expression by the committee would
place the governor In an awkward posi
tion, especially as this was no time to
adopt such a resolution. Mr. Odell took
exceptions to Mr. Woodruff's statement and
declared that he believed this to be a very
opportune time for an expression of people
by the republican organisation of the state;
of New York as to Its choice for the next I
presidential nomination. His Introduction '
of the resolution, he declared, was without
There was no further debate and the
vote was then taken.
Mr. Odell's expression of Indorsement
contained the statement that President
Roosevelt hsvmg stated his purpose to do-;
ellne renomlnatlon. It thus became neces-.
' "-'i "" e w.iosb nonesij. j
pronuy ana raitnrulness will appeal with
the same force and effect to the people as
would President . Roosevelt's.
A resolution was ndopted endorsing Gov
ernor Hughes' policies, "particularly in the
regulation and control of public service
corporations, a reapportionment In con-
formlty with the constitution, a recount
bill and amendments to the primary and
election laws, to the end that Just remedies
may be provided for existing evils."
SOUTH BEND, Ind., Mny 11. Fourteen
editors of newspapers In this congressional
district met here today to further the In-
tercets of Fairbanks for the presidency,
J. P. Goodrich, chairman of the republican
state committee, and George Lockwood,
superintendent of the Indiana nenuhllrnn
Prefs bureau, being among those present,
j CLEVELAND, O., May ll.-Congressmnn
; Theodore E. Burton gave out the follow
! lng statement today:
j "An erroneous report has gone forth to
jthe effect (that Secretary Taft has nM to
me oy leiepnone mat ne declred the ellm-
i Inntlon nt Hpnntnr Tr.nur.k n r...t.. -
,,' v" " ""
"He has never made any such statement.
, He has conscientiously refused, however.
i to enter Into any deal under which he i
should have th .v.- ..k.i
I for tho presidency and in consideration
therefor Mr. Foraker should be endorsed I
ior mo senatorsnip. Bucn an arrangement
would aavor of a polltlcnl , bargain ' and
j would awaken criticism, because the two
i are supposed to represent different Idea,
'especially In regard to the policies of tho
administration of Mr. Roosevelt.
(- - ..... i.uvoriril.
"So far a I know none of the friend of
' Secretary Taft has advised or asked him
to lane any part In any contest for the
snnatorshlp In the state, nor has he ex
, pressed any intention to do so."
TEXAS WAITS FOR PIERCE
Jndn-o Hears Argument on Writ of
Hnbena Corpus nnd Tnke Case
8T. LOnS. May 11. After hearing argu
ments today In the United States circuit j
court concerning the habeas corpus writ I
applied for by counsel representing H.
Clary Pearce, chairman of the executive i
board of the Watrs-Plereo Oil company,
to prevent him from being taken to Texas
to answer to an Indictment charging Pierce
with having committed perjury In making
an affidavit at Austin, Tex., In May,- 1900,
Federal Judge Adams late this afternoon
took the case under advisement until
Sheriff G. 8. Matthews of Austin mat In
the court room today ready to take Pierce
Into custody and stsrt to Texas with him
tonight In case Judge Adams denied the
When the court announced at the con
clusion of lengthy arguments by Judge
H. fl. Priest for Pierce and Judge Shcpard
Barclay for the state of Texas' that the
case would be taken under advisement
Mr. Pierce, upon permission, told the
court that he was anxious ,to go to New
York at once and asked for an immediate
derision. But Judge Adams would not con
sent to an Immediate decision, remarking
to Pierce s counsel that "Mr. Pierce must I WBro agamar. tne western Union
be In St. Louis next Wednesday and he Telegraph company and the Pullman com
mav then ao to New York If he is ner- I PanV hfre todar b tha aupreme court of
mltted to do so."
Pierce is held under the $10,000 bond under
which he wss released soon after his ar
rest last Wednesday.
NEW CHARTER FOR CHICAGO
City May Now Undertnke Improve
ment Heretofore Not Possible
Under the Law.
SPRING FIELD, 111.. May ll.-The aen-
ate today parsed the house bill grantlnsr
a new charter to the city of Chicago, un- ( charter fee based on the capital stock ot
der which the city's limit of Indebtedness ho company. In the Pullman eao tho
Is largely Increased., : amount Involved Is about $18,000 and In
CHICAGO, May 11. The charter bill i tne Western Union case the amo.tnt I
which today passed the legislature will about $20,000.
give the city much needed relief. For j ult were brought, not to drive the
many years Chicago has been hampered ' companies out of Kansas, but to cumf-l
by a chirtf r designed for a city of not them to pay tills charter fee to the state
more than 600,000 inhabitants. It has at ! 'hl'h other foreign corporations have
iime been impossible for tho city underpaid. The suit was brought by the ut
its charter provisions to borrow money for I torncy general nearly' a year ago. Two
urgent current requirements, although ; companies tried to take the case to th
bankers were ea,;er to lend the money, ) federal courts on the ground that tlot
because the lawful limit of d bt had been , of their business waa of an Intoistat
reached. Local Improvements of all kinds
j have been retarded or dropped altogether
on account of this handicap.
VENEZUELA PAYS ITS DEBTS
Allied Power Will Get Cash in Jnly
and Others Will Come
WASHINGTON. May ll.-The State de
partment today received a dispatch fiom
Minister Russell at Caracas, Venesuela
stating that the payment to
powers Germany, Great Britain and Italy War, talktd with the president today about
t asreed upon under the blockade several the prospective varancy on the bench of
i years ago. will be completed about July I. tha United States circuit court fi th
i After that date the only psymenti will i second district to lie caused by the retire
be on oecount of the exchanges In the ! inent of Judge WallHce. Mr. Tuft went
j currency of the countries. The deferred also to the War department to see his
; clalmnnrs the United Slates. Mexico, th I brother and later returned with the accre
j Netherlands. Sweden and Belgl urn will ! tary to the White Il-v,e, re-rialnlig there
then coma in for settlement. Monthly ray- 'or some time dlj -ussing political rrnl',--r.
I meat will be made .o those countries from
j. custoia reveipta of Yaneauslo,
SHR1NERS IN WRECK
Speoial Train Carry w lilarirrs from East
Derailed Near Horde, California.
OVER TWENTY PERSONS KILLED
Most of the Victims Are fr.m C level aid;
Bnfialo and Feadincr.
TWENTY-TWO ARE SERIOUSLY HURT
Five Injured Die on Relief Train In route
to fan I nil (b spo.
THREE CROWDED CARS ARE DEMOLISHED
Locomotive Strikes Obstruction on
Track nnd Is Derailed, Car
I'lIltiH I p on Top
LOS AKGELKS, May 11. Post In.
perlul Iitentnte of the Mystic Hirlne
Alvah r. Clayton tonight received a tele
gram from Imperial Treasurer W. 11.
Brown of Tlttsburg, who was on the tralu
that followed the wrecked section of No.
21. Mr. Brown staled that the dead
Shrlners were members of Al Korau
temple of Cleveland, Ir.mnlla temple of
11 i.i If a lo and Hajuh temple of TWiUn.
1 lu Tim mi'ifinirA MRva that Mnma (if thd
dt,ll(, are know , ha tranllu.n. T,
number, gVen are twenty-one d-i.fl aud
about tt, many seriously Injured.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 11, t p. m.-Th
following official dispatch has been re
ceived at headquarters of the railroad:
"Extra 2112, Kngtnecr Chiimplnln, with
ShrlniTS, derailed at Honda, sixty-live
: miles north of Santa Barbaia, caused by
'an obstruction on the track, wrecking th
! engine, baggage car, dining car broken in
two, three sleepers derulled, not badly
j damaged. Will pasa train around wreck
; at 8 p. m."
Killed so far reported:
S. A. WASHON, Buffalo.
MRS. F1S1IKK. Cleveland.
Mibd YOl'NO. Cleveland.
CHARLES LOWING, Buffalo.
AUSTIN, tourist agent.
J. W. HIl'PLE. Reading, Pa.
V. 8TOFFE, Heading.
HARRY HENLK, Reading.
GKOKOE HAUERMAN, Heading.
HARRY SLOTZ, Reading.
HARRY MIL.LKR, Reading.
T. KETH, Heading.
fifjjsi, M'lianon, o.
J. W. CUTTER AND Wli
Twenty-two severely injured, eight or
ten slightly. Some of the seriously in
jured probably will die.
. Special trains from Santa Barbara,
iompoc ana can mis UDispo wun aoc-
toran1 ,nu"eB' havebeen sent out. The
"r.,OU",yl. '"J" were sent to Ban
Lula .Obispo hospital. Railroad ufllclals
Bay It Is the worst wreck they evor bad
on the coast division.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Cal., May 11. At
S:S0 o'clock a special train arrival her
v.wv " i, . . .a B(.ui ,a, .1 uill .1 I , , -V. ,
bringing two car of deud and wounded
from the scene of tho wreck at Honda.
I Passengers who accompanied the train
and who were Injured slightly or not at
all assert that the number of oe.vd ex
ceeds twenty-one and that the total will
be In the neighborhood of twenty-eight.
Five of the injured passengers ciled on
the way to this place and others are hurt
o badly that death 1 but a matter of a
The Masons of this city had organised a
relief coips before the arrival of the train,
and the Injured were hurried to hospital
and private residences, where preparations
had been mada for their reception.
Tralnment who came from the scene of
the wreck say that three car crowded with
passengers and a diner were completely de-
I mollshed, together with two or three bag-
j gage cars. The latter were piled on top of
the engine. According to the statements
j of survivors, Shrlners from Buffalo and
Rochester and Reading, Pa., wore among
i the greatest sufferer.
Many of the dead were so badly scalded
that they were unrecognizable. Conductor
Austin Is reported killed, a brakeman U
reported missing and an engineer has a
The wrecked train la said to have been
the Ismalian special, carylng Shrlners from
New York to Pennsylvania.
OUSTER FOR JWO COMPANIES
Pullman nnd Western Union Barred
from Knnsns Pending; Pay
ment of Taxes.
TOPEKA. Kan., May 11. Writ of ouster
Kansas for not complying with the Konsa
The ouster requires that th tvp com
panies must pay the charter fees required
by the state before they can continue t3
do business In Kansas. It Is expected that
both companies will appeal the case to th
supreme court of the United State.
The Kansas corporation laws require
that a foreign corporation, before It can
transact business in Kansas mut first
secure a license to do business from th
state charter board. This llrenxe I
usually granted on the payment of a
! nature nnd that the stato had :io right
; to Interfere with the business of either
! company. , ,
I Judgo Pollock of the United States clr.
jcult court for Kttmm refused! to tk
j Jr.rlndlotion in either case, saying that no
- - - . ..... . .,.,.., am iiic LUM
was slmjly the question of tho ilriht of
the state to regulate corporations doing
business In Kansas.
II- W. Taft nt Co-.lfnI.
WASHINGTON. May II. Henry W. Taft
' of New York, a brother of the Secretary of
Mr. Taft declined to u oiiyUau XtaT
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