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The Omah Daily Bee
VOL. XXXVII NO. 132.
OMAHA, TUESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 19, 1007 -TEN PAGES.
SINGLE COPY" TWO CENTS.
HOME RUN FOR TAFT
Secretary Engages Passage from Ham
burg December Seven.
REGRETS AT HEED POR HASTE
Most of His Engagements in Europe
Will Be Cancelled.
WILL NOT STOP IN BERLIN
Paris and London A -;; Cut from
Secretary's Itfe ,'
i-nriy win i,fre nt. Vr.
Drrrmbrr . Five- and Embar'-i,
I'mlSfat Grant at Hamburg
Tit DM Later.
1 IAMBURG, Nov. 18.-becretary Taft lias
engaged passage for Nrw York on the
Hamburg-American line steamer President
Orant, sailing from here Saturday, Decem
PARIS, Nov. 18. The dispatch received
nt th American embassy from Becretai-y
Taft, who la now at Vladivostok, announc
ing hla Inability to visit, Paris or Berlin on
hia way home from the far cast, says that
"Important business at home" makes It
Impossible for him to visit either of those
capltls. , The secretary will leave St.
Petersburg Decmber S direct for Hamburg
and will aall for Now York from that jfort
BERLIN, Nov. 18. Regret la expressed
at the foreign office here at the fact that
Secretary Taft'a plana will not permit him
to be entertained here or to visit Emperor
William In England. While It Is perfectly
understood that Mr. Taft had no special
object In altering his plans. It would have
been most agreeable for hia majesty to
hav received the distinguished American
traveler, to have exchanged views with
him and to have shown him many courtc
slea. The emperor would have been able to see
Mr. Taft In England up to December 9.
and as the audience was arranged at tha
secretary'! request. It Is presumed that
soma urgent reason exists requiring him to
WASHINGTON, Nov. 18.-8ecre'tary Taft,
who arrived at Vladivostok yesterday, has
cabled Major Mclntyrc, the acting chief of
the Insular bureau, to engage accommo
dations for him and his party on the steam
ship President Orant. which leavea Ham
burg, Germany, on December 7 for New
York. The aecretary said nothing about
hla program for the atay in Asia or Europe.
Mr. Taft telegraphed that all the party
war well. It la understood here that Mra.
Taft will not coma to the United States
with tha aecretary, but that ahe will remain
In Europe for a ahort time.
FRUIT JOBBERS ARE HEARD
Make Their, Appearance Before) Inter
state Commerce) Conamtealon, at
CHICAGO, Nov. 18. Tho Interstate Com
merce oommlaslon today began the hearing
of svldtnoe In the case of the Western
Fruit Jobbers' association against the five
express companies which are charged with
handling fruits, vegetables and oysters on
commission. Hearings In the case have
already been bald In Kansaa City and
Omaha and It la expected that the expreaa
companies will consume about three days
' Irt presenting their aide of tha case. When
this la flnlshad briefs will be filed and oral
argumenta will ba heard by the commts
aton In January In Washington, D. C.
Charlea H. Tottnan, route agent for the
United States Express company, waa on
the atand throughout tha morning. Hla
testimony was that tha company encour
aged growing of crops, because - It meant
money to 'handle the produce. He ad
mitted they had acted aa agents In finding
marketa, so as to encourage shipments,
but denied that any of tha money of tha
company was involved In the matter.
ITALIANS FORM WHITE HAND
Society Formed la Chlraaro to Was
War Against Blarkmuillngr
CHICAGO, Nor. 18. Aroused by increas
ing boldness en the part of deaperato
blackmailers, masquerading under the name
of tha "Black Hand," professional and
bualnesa men among tha Italians of Chi
cago yesterday organised the White Hand
From now on tha Mano Blana White
Hand will wage a war of extermination
agalnat tha Mano Nera Black Hand
Tha crusade has been started by tha
two leading Sicilian socletlea of Chicago.
Tha Unions Sicilian, the atrongest Sicilian
society In tha west, consisting of moro
than 1,400 members, met yesterday for the
purpose of organising agalnat the "Black
Hand." Similar action was taken by the
Soncita Trinacxla, of 800 members.
Tha Italian Chamber of Commerce, with
Its BO members, also went on record aa
approving tha movement and will give Its
moral and financial support.
HUNDRED CARS IN OPERATION
Leelavtll Street Car Men Will lob.
alt Proposition to Arbitrate
LOUISVILLE, Nor. IS. The Louisville
Street Railway company operated about
100 cars on Its, principal lines up to noon
today. There waa no disorder. The rail
way company claims that mora than a
dosen strikers applied for their old posi
tions during tha morning. Benjamin Com
mons of New Orleans. In charge of tho
strike, denies ths defections and says that
not a man has left tha ranks of th
strikers. Th strikers wllL It Is said, sub
mit a proposition to th railway officials
this afternoon for arbitrating their differ
ences. RAILROADS ENTER INTO DEAL
Seaboard Lines Com to Terms wlO
Governor of Alabama as
MONTGOMERY. Ala.. Nov. It The Sea
board Air line and Its subsidiary tin, th
Atlanta-Birmingham Air line, today mad
an agreement with th governor to with
draw all suts In th United Statea courts
and to put Into effect the atate ratea on
December 1. They make precisely th
s.im trade as that with the Southern
railroad, being allowed to charge S cents
a mil passenger ares snd the mileage
rates em (xelgUt now on la Georgia.
SUMMARY OF TUE BEE
Taesday, Norrnbfr 10, 100T.
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For OmaliH, Council Muffs and Vicinity
Probably rain or snow Tuesday; no Im
portant change In temperature.
For Nebraka Haiti or mow Tuesday.
For Iowa I'robablv rain or snow Tues
Temperature at Omah:i:
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Tho trial of It. Mead humway for tho
murder of Mrs. r'arah Martin is on at
Beatrice. Only one Juryman secured the i
tlrut ,lav VtLVm 9 I
Wreck on the Union Pacific road at
Lexington was due to a bad air brake.
New appraisement of Boyd county lands
will be basis of settlement with settlers.
Presiding Judge In Walsh trial makes
several ruling: that are strongly against
the defendant. Fag 1
Four years' sentence given to Levi ".
Lincoln on a charge of embezzlement.
Rev. Joseph Clarke, for thirty years a
mlasionary In the Congo Free State, show
up truth of atrocities. Faga 1
Efforts are made at Washington to ahow
that Mrs. Bradley was Insane when sie
shot former Senator Brown. Faga 1
A decision of the United States supreme
court declares In favor of the consolida
tion of the two cities of Pittsburg and
Allegheny, making Pittsburg fifth city In
union. Fag's 1
American Federation of Labor imposes a
1 cent per capita tax to fight manu
facturers' association in the courts, and
resolves against all oriental immigration.
. Fruit Jobbers were given a hearing be
fore the Interstate Commerce commission.
Pennsylvania railroad makes largest
realty purchase tn the history of Chicago
In securing site for depot. Fags 1
Italians of Chicago for White Hand
society to oppose the Black Hand. Fags 1
One hundred cars were In operation on
the streets of Louisville. Fags 1
Twenty-four Ruaaians who escaped
front prison land, la .New York. Fags 1
Switchmen of New York axe enjoined
from breaking contract! ' 7 age 1
Women ox Alabama appear in legisla
ture oppoalng prohibition law. Fags 1
Railroads of Alabama make deal with
governor to give up suits In 'ederal court
and may charge i cents a mile. Fag's 1
Indications at Washington point to early
action by congress In giving financial leg
islation. New York bankera are generally
pleased at the action of the government
with respect to bonds and certificates. The
effect in foreign markets was good.
Secretary Taft will sail for home from
Hamburg on December 7, making no stops
save at St Petersburg. rage 1
MOVEMENTS OF OCEAJT BTKAMSKZFg.
I Fort. Arrived. 1114.
NEW YORK BitaTl
I Ql'EKNSrOWN , - ll.urit.nl.
I MOVILLB CajfKlonl.
LEWIS SHUT OFF FROM WORLD
Fraud Order of Postmaster General
Blocked Bnalnes of It.
ST. LOUIS, Nov. la-Edward O. Lewis,
on trial In the United States district court
on the charge of having uaed the malls to
defraud In organizing and promoting the
People's United States bank, took the
witness stand In hla own behalf today. He
dramatically told th Jury how he came
to organize the bank and asserted the In
stitution waa founded for the benefit of
the farmers of ths country, and that he
had first submitted plans for th bank to
St. Louis leading bankers, and they had
When Lewis took the stand he said he
Is 38 years old, is pnayor of University
City, St. Louis county, and Justice of the
He said the plan of the bank first oc
curred to him early tn 1902. He aald that
owing to rural subscribers to his publica
tion he came especially In touch with
rural business. This led him to form the
project to establish a bank of and for that
claaa of people. He said It was his pur
pose to convert practically everything he
had In the world Into stock In his People's
bank, and was doing so as fast aa ha could
when hla bank was closed by the Post
- "Practically overy Institution In which I
am or have been Interested In has been
paralysed," Lewis testified. "I waa abso
lutely Isolated from th world, and my
enterprises were annihilated. I could not
even get a letter from my wife or my
There were several lively tilts between
counsel on both aldea, but Lewis waa al
lowed to tell his story.
BRIBERY CHARGES IN COURT
Trials of Members of St. Lenta Hoaae
of Delegates Indicted by
Grand Jnrr Bellas.
ST. LOUIS. Nov. U.-The trial et Fred
W. Prteemeyer and Ferd Warner, mem
bers of the house1 of delegates, who wore
Indicted a month ago on th charge of
bribery, began In th criminal court today.
Th case Is ths first to com to trial In
th present boodle investigation by the
Chicken Thieves Killed.
NEW YORK. Nov. IT.-Lymaa J. King,
proprietor of a poultry farm In the Bronx,
has been missing chickens recently, and
when an automailo alarm clock awoke him
early today he seised a revolver and,
hurrying outdoors, fired on two forma not.
lined in the moonlight. Bruno Puella. 2
years old, of Yonkers. fell do mi with a bul
let in the head-. Parlo I-agenl, about the
same age. received a bulial In the aide
another in the leg and as he Aed a third
to the bark, whuh killed hum. tOng ear
rendered to the pulice.
I I ' l .-. Kt
TAX LEVY FOR LABOR FIGHT
One Cent Per Capita for Funds in
CASE TURNED OVER TO GOMPERS
American Federation Goes on Record
Opposed to All Immigration
from Asia and
NORFOLK. Va.. Nov. lS.-The American
Federation of Labor, amid great enthusi
asm, today adopted without a dissenting
voto, the report of its special committee
on the anti-boycott Van Cleave Buck Stove
and Rango conipnny injunction suits now
pending In Washington. , the report mak
ing provision for the Immediate assess
ment of n 1-cent P'-r, cap.ia tiix on i i
affiliated organizations, International and
local, to he used In fighting this suit and
as a general fund for defense against any
other attacks by the manufacturer's ps
aooiation. The whole question of the defense of the
Van Cleave suit was left to President
Gompers and the executive council, who
ore given authority to make anv other
necessary assessments ami such expendi
tures as they may deem wise 'and ex
pedient. The federation today placed Itself on
record as favoring tne absolute exclusion
of all Immigration from Asia and thn
Islands of the Pacific ocean to the United
States or its possessions. Delegate Younff
of the state of Washington declared that
the influx to this country of Japanese sol
diers, who. returning home from Russia
found that others had taken their places
of employment. Is proving ten-told greater
than the Chinese immigration. He said
that America had patted the Japanese on
t tie back In Its Htruggle with Russia, nnd
"now these AslHtics arc flooding our land,
threatening' our very civilization."
Fighting National Organisation.
The federation determined that all af
filiated International organizations should
continue tho payment to the American
Federation of Labor of tho H-cent per
capita on Its Canadian membership, with
out prejudlco to the payment of ' n, per
capita tax on lhey snmo membership for
the support of the tnades ami l,bor con
gress of Cunada, whose vice president.
Simpson, In a strong address, pledged that
this congress would not' only put Itself on
record against, but would fight all efforts
at "national organization" in Canada, the
aald Canadian congress only to recognize
international unions such as are recog
nized by tho American Federation of Labor.
The federation adopted a resolution de
claring Itself against the nso of the terms
"open" and "closed" shops, declaring
"union" and "non-union" should be used
instead; calling for 'an eight-hour day for
all nationalities engaged on the 'Isthmus
of Panama; pledging all possible aid' to
worklngmen of Cuba; urging an organiza
tion of women wage-earners of tho United
States; declaring for universal federation
of trades unions that will bring Interna
tional peace quicker than an International
peace, court with ho .backing; calling;, on
congreea for legislation to prevent. tts of
Injunction, rules and opposing all candi
dates for office not opposing Injunction
rule. ? .
Resolutions calling for aid In organiza
tion of all street pavers In America were
The executive council refused to receive
resolutions calling for an Increase of the
salaries of their organizcra to $6 per day.
The feature of the day waa an ad
dress by Rev. Charles M. Stelzle, in charge
of the Presbyterian churches' labor de
HOPKINS AND MORMON ELDER
Illinois Senator Has Unpleasant Ex
perience 8 peak In s; nt Piano
CHICAGO, Nov. 18. The Tribune says:
United States 'Senator Hopkins will try to
forget the last time he discussed the Reed
Smoot case In a Mormon community. This
was last Friday night at a dinner he at
tended at Piano, 111., an old stamping
ground of the Latter Day Saints. Some
tlm ago Postmaster George Faxon Invited
the senator to addreaa the members and
guests of the Maramech club on the at
tempt to unaeat Senator Smoot on the
charge of polygamy. The senator, who
opposed the expulsion, accepted with
alacrity. Piano, with lta old stone Mormon
church, seemed to offfer as safe a proposi
tion as could be desired.
The dinner was attended by 17S persons.
Senator Hopkins made a lengthy addreaa.
reviewing the part he took In the success
full opposition to the expulsion of Smoot. At
Its close Dr. I. B. Bennett, president of the
dub, called on Elder Cooper, leader of th
local church of the Latter Day Saints for
"a few remarks."
In the course of an hour's talk Elder
Cooper made It apparent that the position
of Senator Hopklna In defending Smoot waa
disapproved by the Piano Mormons, who
disavow polygamy. He pitched Into tho
senator ao acrimoniously that the latter
lost his temper and called the elder a
"bigot." After a heated colloquy th
aenator was Induced to withdraw this ap
pellation. ANOTHER KENTUCKY TRIAL
B. F. French Will Faeo Jnrr at Beat
tyvllle on Choree of
LEXINGTON. Ky.. Nov. 1S.-B. Feltorr
French, lawyer of Winchester, will be put
on trial at Beattyvllle today for complicity
In the assaaslnation of James B. Marcum
of Jackson. May 4, 190J. French waa
charged Jointly with Judge Jamea Hargis,
Ed Callahan, John Smith and John Abner
with th crime, but secured a separation
of his trial from thelr's. French was tried
In August, 190S, a hung Jury resulting. He
secured a new trial. Hargis and Callahan
at their trial on this charge were acquitted.
Smith and Abner are yet to be tried. Cur
tis, Jett and Tom' Whit are now serving
life sentences In ths penitentiary for the
CUNARDER HAS MERRY CLIP
"-lsT t Average Speed of Twenty
Foer and Flvo-Elchths Knots
QUEEN STOWN, Nov. U.-Th Cunard
line steamer Mauritania, which left
Quoenstowa at 11 o'clock yesUrdar morn
log on her maiden voyage to New York.
was 100 miles west of . Browhaad at
o'clock this morning. The distance from
Queenstown to Browhead is seventy mile
and therefore th Mauretanla at S o'clock
this morning had covered 370 miles since
leaving Queenstown at 11 o'clock yesterday
morning making aa averse of about u
-nous - r i
CONGO ATROCITIES SHOWN UP
Iter. Joaeph Clark at Chicago Gives
Proof Of the Deeds of
CHICAGO. Nov. M.-Bland Insinuations
that Profeasor Starrvof the University of
Chicago was only misinformed or lacking
In observation when he. reported that there
were no atrocities m the Congo Free State
were made lust night by the Rev. Joseph
Clark, thirty years a missionary In those
regions. In a talk on "The Truth About the
Congo," at Hull house.
"Pofessor Starr said that he had never
boen In some of the regions In which ho
proclaimed that there were no atrocities,
and pointedly told me that he did not want
to be shown any evidence when lie waa at
my mission, because he did not want to
get Into the controversy," aald the mission
ary. The Rev. Mr. Clark showed stereoptlcon
pictures of tho arms and stumps of little
native children whoe hands had been
chopped, off by the black soldiers of King
Leopold. To save bullets the soldiers some-
times cut the hands froni the living victims
and then told them to go die.
"Some of them did not die." said the
speaker. "There are ten- of them living In
my district, which Is no larger than Chi
cago." The missionary told of many Instances of
the Inhuman atrocities. At the last he
threw a slidw of King Iopold on the screen
and it was hissed by the autliance who had
listened to him.
Together with the Rex'. Herbert 8. John
son of Boston! the Rev. Mr. Clark la mak
ing a pilgrimage of education throughout
the United States to arouse a popular sen
timent against the adnilnls'.latlon of affairs
In the' Congo and in the hope thst pressure
may be brought to bear on the government
of ' the United States to urge a reform In
the exploitation of the natives.
"Let each of you write a letter to Elihu
Root, secretary of atate, asking him to In
tercede for these poor natives," ho urged.
LITTLE PROOF 0,F INSANITY
Witnesses In Bradley Case Shew that
Her Mind Wan Greatly
WASHINGTON Nov. 18. -Mrs. Aimle M.
Bradley, on trial on thn charge of shoot
ing and killing former United States Sena
tor Arthur Brown of Utah, today listened
to testimony regurdlng her sanity at thn
time of the tragedy and the story of pre
mature births while she was living In Salt
Lako City, beginning In the summer of
1901. Newspaper men and police officers
who saw the "prisoner Immediately after
the tragedy and her attending physician
during part of 'her residence in Salt Lako
City were the. witnesses. The defense
sought to show that the defendant was In
sane at the time She shot the former sena
tor, but while" there waa ample evidence
of an excited state of mind, rambling talk
and denial of comlnir to Washington with
the Intentlon'or shooting: and suspicion on
the part of one Of the .witnesses that she
was lnsoVie, there was no', direct opinion
expressed that she was Insane at tha time
the deed was committed. '
Dr. E. W. Whitney of Salt Laks City,
who testified to having treated her for
three miscarriages. r'.atecMtmt -septicemia,
sucft as had resulted '.from Aer condition,
would probably leave a permanent Injury
to the system, Including th blood cells of
RUSSIANS SECURE LIBERTY
TwentyFonv ISecaped Gnard, Land
In ' New York from
NEW VORK. Nov. IS. Twenty-four Rus
sian political prisoners, who, aftw beating
down the gnard. escaped more than a
month ago from the prlaon In Chernlgoff,
have arrived here. One of them, Pesach
Paley, reached the Eaat aide with a bullet
hole unhealed In his left leg. All tha men
are aecretlve, atlll fearing their horn gov
ernment, and' have acattered. The men
have been prisonera since early In 1905,
when the csar Issued a manifesto which
was construed by the people of Moscow
to grant free speech. Many meetings were
held and political questions were openly
discussed. Admiral Dubassoff was there
upon ordered by th government to break
up these meetings with Cossacks. Con
siderable blood was shed and big strikes
A month ago In ths prison yard the
politicals made a preconcerted rush on the
guards. One waa shot dead. The othera
escaped to the woods and, aided by a se
cret society, made their way to Llbau,
where they seoured passage on a steamer
to this country.
IT IS GREATER PITTSBURG
Decision of United States Snpremo
Conrt for Union with
WASHINGTON, Nov. IS. Ths suit arising
out of ths effort to consolidate tha cities
of Pittsburg and Allegheny was decided
by the supreme court of the United States
today In favor of ths consolidation, the
opinion of th court being handed down
by Justice Moody.
PITTSBURG. Pa.. Nov. 18. Th aotlon
of th United States supreme court In de
claring the greater Pittsburg bill, constitu
tional, waa received with enthusiasm hers
today. The consolidation gives the city
an area of thirty-eight square miles and
an estimated population of 660,000. It will
outrank Cleveland and Baltimore, giving
Boston a close race for fifth, place In size
and will have th largest tonnage of any
city In the world.
Th officials In Allegheny will at one be
come deputies to those In Pittsburg until
the next election, which Is In 1909.
PENNSYLVANIA BUYS . SITE
Largest Real Estate Deal In City
for Railroad Depot In
CHICAGO, Nov. 18. The Journal declares
today that the largest realty deal (n th
history of Chicago la revealed by th state
ment of real eat ate agents that th
Pennsylvania railroad is about to construct
a large passerger station on .the west side
of th river on property, which It has been
purchasing quietly for some tlm. Th ag
gregate value of the purchase Is said to be
about 25.0C,00O. The land aaqulrad Is said
to extend from Van Buren street .to Thirty,
first 'street, on and a half miles.
FOUR YEARS F0R EMBEZZLER
Rhode Ialaad Maw Sentenced to In.
prlsonment on Confeeaed
PROVIDENCE. R- L, Nov. 11. -Levi C.
Lincoln, president of the Woonsocket Elec
tric Light and Power company, who had
confessed to rabssleraanta of 447,000, was
sentenced today to four years Imprison
ment on two charge.
COUNT ESTATE WOUND UP
Nearly Four Millions Total Wealth of
John A. Creighton.
DISTRIBUTION SIGNED IN COURT
Action Taken Prevents Any Contest
and Will Close Estate Except for
Payment of Costs of Ad
ministration. CrtlKhton University $1
Tho Franciscan Sisterhood of Ne
braska The Sisters of the Good Shepherd,
nnd Tho House of the (Jood
Khepherd of Omaha
The Franciscan Monastery of St.
John A. Schenk
John M. Daughertv ,
John D. Crelghton
Catherine Creighton McGinn
Martha Crelghton Ilyrtt-r
John A. McShani).
Jnmes II. McSliarte
Felix J. McShane
Ellen MrShan Cannon
Catherine McSlmno Furay
Thomas J. McShane
Alice Crelghton McShane
I.ucretia Mi-Shane Sargent
Maty McShane Foy
K.llen McShane Burns
Jarues 11 . McCreary
Charles Fiances McCreary
John Andrew McCreary
William Wallace McCreary
Mary A. Daxon
Kinmi t Hughes McCreary
Mary B. Shelby
SI .mm Ort
15, 42. 57
Hy a decree signed by County Judge
Leslie Monday afternoon tho estate of
the lato Count Creighton was distributed
among the legatees named In tho will and
the heirs at law, including the six Mc
Creary heirs and Mrs. Shelby, nephews
and nelces of Count Creighton, who were
not. named in thn will. The signing of
the decree followed thw filing of a stipula
tion In court which was signed by every
person or Institution Interested In tho
estate. This action will prevent any con
test and will close the estate except for
the payment of the costs of administra
tion, for which provision has been made.
The total value of tho estuto as found
by th appraisers was over J3.847,Oftf), but
this was reduced somewhat by the costs
of administration and the payment of
claims against tho estate. All the rest
was divided by tho decreo according to
the schedule above.
Little Misters Out of It.
Before the decree waa signed Bishop
Rcannell went on the witness stand and
testified the Little Sisters of the Poor
would not be able to claim Its bequest of
$160,000, because there was now no such
organization In Nebraska and the Mother
General In France had refused to estab
lish a branch In Omaha, owing to sickness
and the recent troubles In Franco which
makes It Impossible to spare any of the
sisters of the order for a new branch.
Tho bequest to. their order was divided
among the heirs and legatees.
The bequest of JlflO.000 to. establish a
home for. poor working girls Is not In
cluded In the list, because It If believed
it Is Illegal because, of Indeftniteness.' Tba
question will tie tested In tho courts and
If, tho bequest Is found'to be) legal If'W-lll
b paid from a surplus fund. If not. the
amount will be divided according, to the
The total value of the estate Is S3.S47.00O
and from this sum Is deducted 1167,000 for
expenses and costs of administration, leav
ing 13.680,000 to be distributed. The shares
of the Little Sisters of the Poor and the
Working Girls' home, amounting to SlflOO'O
each, were not Included In the stipulation,
leaving $3,360,000 divided under the agree
ment. AUDITOR SEVFRFLY CENSURED
Witness In Walsh Trial Several Times
Rebuked by Court Dnrlngr
CHICAGO, Nov. 18. Three blows from
the bench were dealt the defense In the
Walsh trial at the conclusion of the morn
ing session of the court today. Judge An
derson ruled that the books of the corpora
tions for whose benefit Mr. Walsh la alleged
to have taken money from the Chicago
National bank, were admissible as evi
dence. He alao held that such admission
Is no violation of tha defendant's con
stitutional rights. The third ruling over
ruled the objection of the defense that
Bank Examiner Moxey la not competent
to explain the meaning of entries In the
R. F. Williams, auditor of the Southern
Indiana railroad, .was the first witness
called. He proved an unwilling witness and
his answers and refusals to testify called
forth rebukes from Judge Anderson at fre
quent Intervals. - Attorney William J.
Hynea, for ths defense, also came In for
aeveral reproofs from the court, while
Williams was on the stand.
C. O. FTederloks, auditor of the Bedford
Stone Quarries company, followed. . His
answers ' were not sufficiently explicit to
please the government attorneys and the
court was compelled to take a hand In
directing tha wltneas to make reply, as he
had don with Williams.
SALOON TAXESJUN SCHOOLS
Women of Alabama Reqnest Lrglala-
tare Not to Paso Prohibi
tion . Bill.
MONTOOMERT, Ala., Nov. 18. Th pres
ence of women using their Influence against
th passage of a state prohibition bill was
a novelty enjoyed by members of the legis
lature today. Th bill has already passed
th house. Th women appealed to sena
tors to kill th measure, or amend It to
make It effective not earlier than 110. The
first on th ground were Mrs. E Semmes
Collton, daughter of th confederate ad
miral, Raphael Semmes, and Mlas A. Kirk
land,, who as officers of ths Mobile schools
say tha loss of the saloon taxes will make
It impossible to carry on th schools.
ONE LAWYER KILLS ANOTHER
(Robert Bird of Lanrel Connty, Ken.
tacky. Shoots James Sparks
at Bis omoe.
LOUISVILLE. . Ky.. Nov. 1S.-A special
from London. .Ky., says: Robert Bird,
Jr., of Laurel cqunty, and a wall known
attorney, shot and instantly killed James
Sparks, on of th ablest lawyers of east
ern Kentucky, today. Th shooting was
in th circuit clerk's office, where Bird,
a county master commissioner, was mak
ing a settlement la a case la which Sparks
represented on side. Ill feeling had ex
isted between th men.
tnarry Employes elt.
JOLIET, III., Nov. U. Stone quarry em
ployes, numbering SSQ, quit work today on
recvtvlng notice that waes hereafter will
be L7t a da Instead ef i.
IN MOURNING, WEDS FOR HOME
Daty to Invalid Sister Plarrs
Omaha Girl In Uarer
Choosing between respect to her
mother's memory and her duty toward on
Invalid sister. Miss F.mma Roach, 2401
North Thirteenth street, put aside the
black veils of mourning, which she hud
assumed buti a day before, and put on
the bridal veil Monday to marry William
Mrs. Katherine Roach, mother of the
bride, whose wedding followed in the
shadow of the great bereavement, was
killed last Friday morning by a North
western train, the funeral being held
Sunday. Tho peculiar circumstance which
caused the wedding guests to inte- ti
home almost bffore the mourners had gone
were such as to inspire the ch-ep sympa
thy of neighbors of the Roach family, who
contributed generously to make the wed
ding as happy as possible for Miss Roach
and Mr. Smock.
For years Mrs. Hoach and her two daugh
ters lm.e lived In the little home at 24 U
Thirteenth street, owned by Mr. Smock,
now the grown. Miss F.mma Roach Is
slightly crippled, while her sister Is on in
valid. The family hus been dependent on
the earnings of the crippled girl, who
worked In the city.
When Mrs. Roach accompanied her
daughter across the railroad tracks Fri
day, as she was accustomed to do to pre
vent an accident, little did F.nuna Roach
think that her mother's dentil would in
tervene and change the plans for her
wedding, which was i.rningod for Sunday.
But her mother was killed when returning
to her home, and after the accident it
would have been necessary for Mls Roach
to leave the Invalid sister alone, or send
her to a home.
Unwilling that the two sisters, now the
more dependent on each other, should he
separated, Mr. Smock persuaded Miss
Roach not to postpone thn wedding, but to
marry nt once and retain the little home,
promising that Is should always shelter the
sister. Accordingly tho couple were mar
ried In Omaha Monday morning. While the !
young people were gone friends and neigh-
bors calledaat tho little homo to proffer
sympathy and help If necessary. LetirnlnK
of the wedding one woman aent her daugh
ter homo to make a, wedding cake and other
dalntiea and communicated, with other In
terested friends. Tho result was that
when Mr. and Mrs. Smock returned Mon
day afternoon they found more than one
substantial wedding gift In tho way of
house furnishings, ond the table was set
with a tempting wedding breakfast.
WRIGHT SUCCEEDS ENGLISH
Former Omaha F.levator Man Join
with Nebraska-Iowa Grain
J. H. Wright, Jr., for twelve years with
the Omaha F.levator company, has pur
chased the Interest o' Arthur English In
the Nebraska and Iowa Grain company,
one of the atrong grain houses of Omaha,
which has grown with the market.
Mr. Wright will be' assistant ' manager
and treasurer of the company, while Mr.
English announoes that he will take' an
extended trip, probably spending the win
ter In Europe. -'
When Mr. Wright retired from the
Omaha Elevator company, October 1, he
evpected to enter buslneas for himself and
planned to open an office among tho mile
of grain offices In the Brandela building.
Wheri Mr. English announced hla desire
to go abroad and leave business for a time,
Mr. Wright became a member of the firm,
which Mr. English leftf
Business on the grain exchange is much
better than It has been during the past
three weeks," and salea are reported every
day. ' The sales Monday were almost nor
mal, and Included In them a car load of
PARDON AFTH JAIL WEDDING
Goes Shopping; for Trnnsseaa In
Chars of Sherl'Sa
By her marriage with Homer Guiles of
Council Bluffs Monday night, Bonnie Bar
ton gained her re'?ase from th county
Jail, where she has been for the last ten
days. The ceremony waa performed by
Dean Beecher in the presence of a deputy
sheriff and as soon as the words were
spoken she was given a full disoharga
under the signature of Judge Troup- of
the criminal court.
Miss Barton has been bald at the county
Jail on th charge of enticing 14-year-old
Nancy Smith to her room In the Arcade
on Ninth street. After her arrest she
showed sign's of ropentance and a desire
to lead a different life and Dean Beecher
Interested himself In her behalf. Guiles,
who Is an old sweetheart, was ready and
willing to marry her and Judge Troup did
th rest with an order releasing her as
soon as she became Mrs. Guiles.
In company with Deputy Sheriff Stryker
she went out Monday afternoon and pur
chased her bridal outfit and the ceremony
waa performed In thl evening.
CHEAP JEWELRY BIG FRAUD
Charles E. Marshall "Tonehes" Pub
lic for Twenty Thousand Dol
lars by Scheme.
CHICAGO. Nov. ia-Charlea E. irar
shall, who for two weeks conducted a mall
order buslnesa at SfA Washington boule
vard, offering "$50,100 worth of bankrupt
Jewelry" at something like 1 cent on the
dollar, haa disappeared. Colonel James E.
Stuart, chief Inspector of the post office,
yesterday called at th sddreas mentioned,
where he found several hundred copies of
newspapers containing Marshall's adver
tisement, several-hundred letters from pub
lishers and nearly 200 bills for advertising
before Marshall fled. Jt Is believed he
must have received between $15,000 and $20,
000 from persons who thought they could
buy diamond rlns at $5 epch. He was
there only two wteks. Inspector Stuart
put a atop order on th rest of th ma'l.
HAZEL ENJOINS SWITCHMEN
Workmen on New York Lines Pre
vented from Breaklasr Agree
meat with Roads.
BUFFALO. N. T., Nov. U-Judg Hasel
this afternoon In th United Statea circuit
court granted a temporary Injunction on
behalf of ths Delaware, Lackawanna
WeaterA Railroad company restraining the
Switchmen's Union of North America, and
the Buffalo lodge and Its officers, from
breaking aa agreement alleged to exist be
tween the company and the Switchmen's
union. This agreement provides for the
scale of wages to bs paid the switchmen,
snd the petition for the order states that
a strike is threatened' which will .place
uu contract A jeopardy t:
WILL DK AW IDLE CASII
Government Plan of Relief Begins to
PREMIUM ON CURRENCY LOWER
Bankers Expect Normal Conditions
' Within a Day or Two.
PLAN GENERALLY APPROVED
Issue of Short Term Obligations Not
a Novelty Abroad.
LARGE SUBSCRIPTIONS PROBABLE
Ranks F.xperted to Take Panama
Canal Honds as Basis of Circula
tion anil General Investors
in Treasnry otes.
NKW YORK, Nov. 18. Satisfaction was
general In hanking circles today, because
of the government plan of relluf to the
market hy the Isnue oC SW,foo,'mo In Panoni
bonds nnd $1ki,0i.iniO In one-year treasury
certificates. The It-sue. of short tlpie cer
tificates was more of H novelty and a
such nttrni'ted more discussion. The gen
eral opinion Is that both measures would
tend to draw Idle money from piivato
hoards and thereby break the premium
on currency and restore, normnl condition
In the money market.
So stroii mm this feeling that It. was
understood that gold engagements would
practlcelly cease ufler today. Interna
tional hunkers declared that gold already
engaged Is as much hs New York can Justjy
take from Europo under the strained con
ditions which prevail there, and that to
take more will only compel Its return at a,
later date. U is not considered desirable
to force the Bank of lingland to raise Its
discount rate to 8 per cent, as has boen
talked of in London, nor tn force the Ger
man rato ony higher than 74 per cent,
which It has already reached.
"apply Needed Collateral.
If more gold, were desired, the. Issue of
short term cer'tltKatifH would afford Just
the sort of security which the Hank of
France has been disposed to Insist on Ira
direct negotiations through Mr. Morgan's
house.. The shipment of gold to New
York against the deposit of huc.1i certifi
cates would parallel very closely the ship
ment of $15,000,000 made, to London at tilt
time of the Baring panic. In 1830. This loan
was secured by the deposit with the BanlC
of France of exchequer bonds Issued to
tho Bank of England by ' tho British gov
ernment In exchange for national debt
stock. Exchequer bonds represent a form
of short term obligation which Is Isstwd
frequently by the British government. Tht
Issue of short term obligations has been
less frequent with' the American govern
ment, but bankers declsre that they wll'
meet admirably the demands of the pres.
ent occasion, because they can be take(
up and paid for at the expiration of their
term from th. treasury, oaeh balance,' whloh .
can then be withdrawn without danget
front the custody of the national ..banks, .
An excess of ,cash will 'Won deposit . In
tho banka, according to all tst precedent,
even if business depression Is acute, be
cause after the first fright Is over cash ac
cumulates In periods of depression for
which there Is little call for investment In
Banks Will Bay Bonds.
The response from the public to the offer
of new securities Is expected to center
largely on one-year certificates. Tho Pan
ama bonds, paying only t per cent and sell
ing at a premium are expected to go chiefly
to the national banks to be used as a basis
for circulation. If the experience of th
popular loan of 1896 Is repeated, however.
In respect to tho certificates, they will be
over subscribed several times. Secretary
Carlisle on that occasion Invited subscrip
tions for $100,000,000 of 4 per cent coin bonds,
payable after thirty year. There was
grave doubt, under the condltlona of de
moralization prevailing at that time, both
in the money market and In the political
situation, whether th subscriptions would
be sufficient to permanently restore the
gold reserve. In anticipation of this diffi
culty Mr. Morgan organised a syndicate to
bid for th entire amount of the bonds and
eventually obtained about one-third, at his
price, of the Issue. The subscriptions of a
bona fide character numbered 4,4(0 and the
amount subscribed to cover the $100,000,000
offered was $GC8,268,8G0. Subscriptions at
higher figures than Mr. Morgan's were sub
mitted for $66,788,660 and, barring, defaults
for trifling sums, bonds for this amount
were distributed In small lots throughout
Large Subscriptions Probabl.
It is declared by bankers that financial
and political conditions are Infinitely more
favorable at the present tlm than they
were when the gold reserve was almost
wrecked and the possibility of a change
of. money standard was confronting the
country. It Is their belief, therefore, that
subscriptions for the certlfloates are likely
to be large and to draw out much hoarded
Secretary Cortelyou Is countsd upon to de
posit the proceeds of both clssses of se
curities at once In the national banka. where
they will be available for th purposes of
general circulation. The premium oa cur
rency showed signs of weakening today,
being quoted at from 1H to 2u per cent.
Bankera declared that It will disappear be
fore bids close for the treasury certificates
and that the monetary phase of th crisis
will then tend to pass away.
Throughout th day reports circulated
with more or less deflnlteness that the
banking house of J. P. Morgan waa organ
ising a syndicate for th purpose of taking
over a considerable block of the new treas
ury Issue, ths amount being variously
stated from rs.000.0u0 to SlOO.OuO.OOu. Late
In the day a member of the firm gave a
specific denial to these reports, saying that
he knew of no auch syndicate either as to
th Panama canal bonds or the treasury
certificates. He added that no further ne
gotiations were contemplated for securing
gold from tb Bank of Franc. Notwith
standing this specific denial, the reports
continued to circulate that an organisation
of financiers was contemplated to take up
a portion of the proposed Issues, but no
confirmation of the reports could be se
cured. Bankera Say Mov a Good One. .
Bankers, capitalists and financiers her
generally approve tha action of Secretary
Cortelyou In Issuing $60,000,000 of Panama
bonds and $100,000,000 of certificates et In
debtedness for the relief of the financial
stringency. The Issue, It was th general
opinion, la bound to have beneficial results.
Some of the favorable ixpresslons re
garding the government's action follow;
Leslie M. Shaw, president of the Car
negie Trust company, and ex-sear etary of
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