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The. Omaha Daily Bee
VI I NO. 141.
OMAHA, FRIDAY MORN'IXO, NOVEMBER 29, 1907 TEX PAGES.
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Outbreak on Frontier Complicatei
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REBELS CROSS INTO ALGERIA
French Army ii Driven from Iti Camp
RESERVES ORDERED TO RELIEF
Position ii Finally Retaken After
?UNITIYE EXPEDITION STARTED
ninlster of War Plqaart Say Raid
on French Territory Will Be
Followed by Stern
PARIS, Nov. 2S --Offlrlal advice received
hei from Or an, Algeria, declare that a
portion of the Moroccan army Invaded Al
terla yesterday (Wednesday). The French
lvr forced to retreat and In the fighting
:hey lost eleven men killed and fifteen
men wounded. Later, however, they were
reinforced and succeeded In driving tho
Arab bach across the frontier.
Yesterday's disaster ha suddenly awak
aned Vianco to the fact the vexing
Moroccan problem, far from being settled,
baa only ussumed another perplexing phase.
Although tha trouble In western Morocco
la now confined 10 native strife between
Abd ol Axis, tho sultan of record, and
Mulal Hafld, tha aultan of the south, tha
powerful Urn la Nassen tribe has auddunly
broken out In the northeast and oven
daringly ' Uivaded the French colony Id
Algeria, several thousand Arab having
crossed tha frontier to attack tho French
at Babh-el-Itassa. Under a galling fire the
French force, which was inadequate to
sop with the enemy, retreated slowly utter
a long and determined struggle. They were
finally reinforced by reserves that 'hud been
ordered up from Oudju and Nemours and
then &egan a vigorous assault upon the
Arabs, who fell back to tha Moroccan bills.
Ex-Premier Rlbot, leader of the opposi
tion rn the Chamber of Deputies, today
questioned the government, In the chamber,
relative to the situation on tho frontier.
General J'lquart. the minister of war, re
plied, saying thst heavy reinforcements
had been orderod to conduct a punitive ex
pedition. Tha newspapera generally Insist that the
frontier In Inadequately protected and de
clare that this raid upon French territory
should b followed by a stein lossun.
CANADIAN S0L0NS GATHER
Lord Grey Hake Addrt at pt
, Ins; of DtMlsloa Pnrlla- -
OTTAWA. Ont., Nov. 2S.--Th Dominion
Parliament was opened today by Lord
Srey. The occasion was, marked with the
Lord Grey, In a speech from tho throne,
referred to tha gTiat Increase In trade and
revenue of tha dominion. The last fiscal
period closed by reducing the public debt
y $3,000,000. Reference was made to Mr.
Lemleux's visit to Japan.
Mr. Oliver's land bill", which will per
nit of sattlara getting two homesteads, or
CO aorea of land, from the government,
will be re-introduced. The Insurance bill
oas not yet been called but It la safe to
lay that It will be a compromise between
'.he report of the commissioners and de-ilre-s
of the Insurance companies. A bill
;o give old age annuities Is promised and
telegraph and telephone companies will be
placed under the railway commission and
the commission Increased by probably two
There will be an amendment to the
dominion elections act to guard aca'nst
bribery and corruption and the provinces
of Manltnha. Ontario and Quebec will have
their boundaries Increased to extend to
Hudson and James hays.
parliament will be asked to approve of
the French treaty and the reference of the
fisheries dispute to The llama tribunal.
l.H M w iitti rcsinps ni.cuEn
Cits i Confronted with Proposition
of Rplaela; Vessels.
HI'R(I,IN. Nov. IS The general discus
Sim of the budget began In the Reichstag
today. Admiral Von Tlrpltx. secretary of
the admiralty, referring to the bill to re
duce the an limit or battleships, said thst
In this measure the government was only
trying to bring the quality of the ships of
lha navy to the same level as thoss of
other countries. fj-rmany. the admiral
fxplalned. has a lare number of vessels
which, owng to the advanrea In technical
Improvement, no longer meet modern re
quirement. The present method of tbe navy
In reckoning the age of ships provides for a
.nominal age of twenty-fl. years before
replacement. A a matter of m-tual prac
tice, however, thla period Is really thirty
ar. Inasmuch aa the age of a ship Is
counted from the date of the first appro
priation for hulldtng It. This method
brought Germany behind all other nations
In replacing antiquated vessels.
In reducing the sae limit of enlistment
to M yeses. the admiral said, the
German government was acting with u
maximum of moderation a compareed to
"Nothing Roe ' to show." the speaker
laid. In conclusion, "that the rale of Im
provement In nsval construction will In
the future le retarded and we aro con
vinced th tha ships built today will In
twenty-five years be as sniiquated as our
existing ?!. which v built In the
MISS REBER'S BNK STOCK
Jery si Hrariln lltrUra Ownership
f ri.rr left by akrlaera'
READING, Pa.. Nov. 2s.Th Jury In the
tutt f M'aa Sarah Reher against the exe
cutor of the late Geor(e T. Hagemann. for
117.000 Worth f National bank atock today
returned A verdict In favor of Miss Reber.
Vtlsa Reher and Mlsa Maud Reber, rival
veil.' war arraigned on opposite aides
taring the trial. Roth claimed that Haeen
risn spent his last evening In Reading
llh them.' Mis Reber all, King that he
Ihnwed her the stock at that lime ant told
lor It would be given to her.
llatcrironn u killed In the wreck of the
Shr"'" ruin at Honda. Cul., on May 11,
'.i other Reading poople.
t tjll handsome man and was
lv, "With the fair sex. His lat words
n being pulled out of the wreck w. re
-Dob I nlnd me, tsk care of the women."
SUMMARY OF THE DEE
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Robbers at Goldfleld blow up railroad
safe and take contents, making rich haul.
Luther Burbank hasi at last succeeded
In producing a thornless cactus.
American fleet will sail for the Pacif.c
waters on time. Fag's a
President Roosevelt pays a visit to the
old home of President Madisoir with his
family. rare 1
John Whitley of Brooklyn shot his wiro
and then JumpeS out of a winjo-, killing
himself because of nervous alseaso.
New records are being col'eeted of the
army and navy of the early wars.
No information Is given at Washing
ton as to the amount of certificates that
have been alloted. Page 1
Currency premium at New York Is only
1 per cent. Fag 1
Navigators of Russia who stranded the
yncht of the emperor were oeverely cen
sured. Fag 1
The Dominion Parliament opens at
Ottawa. Fag 1
Germany Is discussing tho llfo of bat
tleships, finding It necessary to replace
them every twenty-five yean. Fag 1
Secretary Taft Is hastening homo In
response to a message from Wushlngton
asking him to hurry. Far 1
Japanese government Is watching Its
student emigration on request of the
American minister. Faff 1
DefiKit of the French army In Algeria
by Morrocan tribesmen, who swarmed
across the frontier, adds ;iew complica
tions to the situation In Morocco.
Jury In Shumway murder case at
Beutrlc brings In a verdict of gull'y
and fixes penalty at death. Fag 3
State railway commissioner tukes issue
with attorney general on telephone rule
Ing. Fag 3
Omaha Indians go to Wellington to
prosecute claim against the government.
HOTEMEVTI OF OCXAIf 3TZAMSHIFS.
Port. Arrived. Railed.
NEW YORK ttalla lannle.
NEW Yon K Onc.r II.-. Mew Amsterdam
NEW YORK Pnald'nt Lincoln. Majettlc
NEW YORK Nrrkar v11lt
NEW YORK Sicilian Prince. .. Calabria.
NKW YORK Merlon
SOUTHAMPTON. Oceanic Teutonic.
Ot'THAMPTO.V K. P. Cecilia.
HAMHl'RG President Oraht...
QrERNSTOWN.. Noordland .......
PATR AS Manilla
NAPLES Ban OlerannL
MRS. DORA M'DONALD INSANE
Chicago Woman Cberaed with Murder
Makes Tvro Attempt at
CHICAGO, Nov. ?S.-Mrs. Dora McDon
ald, widow of the late Michael C. McDon
ald, and who Is under indictment for the
alleged murder of Webster 8. Guerln, de
veloped symptoms of violent Insanity to
day, twice attempting to commit suicide at
the home of her mother, Mrs. Martha Feld
man. It was stated tonight that Mrs. Mc
Donald will probably be snt to an insane
asylum Instead of being brought Into court
to answer the charge of murder.
This morning Mrs. McDonald'a brother,
Eml) Feldmon. traced fumes of escaping
gas to Mrs. McDonald's room and found
his sister unconscious. She wss restored
with difficulty and then attempted to leap
from the window. Her crlea attracted an
Immense crowd and a riot call was sent
to the Thirty-fifth street police station.
The crowd woe dispersed and Mrs. McDon
ald whs taken to the home of her sister In
another acctlon of the city, where he is
being closely watched.
A suit brought by Mr. Mary McDonald,
first wife of Michael C. McDonald, to
break the will of her husband. Is to be
called for hearing tomorrow morning.
SPECIAL LINES TO PANAMA
Steamships aad Railroad Companies
Volte for Herrlce from West
8AN FRANCISCO. Cal., Nor. M.-Gen-dall
M. Gray, general manager of thla
and the. rest of the world by way of Pan
coHst for tho Kosinoa line, announced yes
terday that he had completed arrangements
with the Panama railroad and with steam
ship lines on the other side of the Isthmus
for a regular eervlce between this coast
today. Admiral Von Tlrpltx, secretary of
nma. The new service will. It la ald, bo
Inaugurated December 1, and Gray t said
yesterday that the Koamos line will guar
antee a regular fervlce, to Insure which
special steamer would be brought to this
RACING MOTORS KILL NEGRO
Son of Former Governor of Maryland
or Promlarat porting Maa
BAITIMORR. Nov. . During a race
between two high-powered automobile on
West Baltimore street today James F.
Grlnnell, a negro, was struck and killed by
one' of the machines. The cars were
driven, respectively, by Frank Brown, Jr.,
son of former Governor Brown and James
Elliott, a sporting man of Washington.
D. C. Frown and his chauffeur were ar
rested and will hav a hearing Monday.
The police were unable to find Elliott.
Brown declared It was Elliott automo
bile that struck Grlnnell. ,
MUSIC AS AN AID TO CRIME
Robber Tarn Oa Phoansrraph to
Dronn tries of Victims
They Held Vp.
CIHCAGO. Nov. M. Music ns an ally of
robber mas tried here last night After
holding up lfnry C. Kohl and four cus
tomer in Kol.l'a saloon at 8G7 West Chi
cago avenue, three young desrw-radoes
forced their victims Into the saloon Ice
box and turned on a phonogranh to drown
the cries of the prisoners. While the sa
loon keofxr and his custjrnrrs were shout
ing themselves hoarse, the Musical robbers
chaffed wlth arv unsuspecting policeman
on th street corner and gleefully escaped.
TAFT HASTENS HIS JOURNEY
Urgent Messages from Home Cause
Secretary to Move Swiftly.
TO MAKE STEAMER DECEMBER 7
He la Kept Basy Corabattln; Fanclfal
Stories of Probable War Be
twres Vnlted States
ST. PETERSBURG. Nov. JS.-Aa a Te
ult of the fact that Washington has
cabled. Secretary Taft to hasten his return
to the Vnlted States, the secretary, who
Is coming across the Transslberlan rail
road and Is due at Moscow next Saturday,
had sent a telegram to Montgomery Schuy
ler, Jr., the American charge d'affaires,
asking him If possible to arrange the audi
ence with Emperor Nicholas, so as to en
able Mr. Taft to leave St. Petersburg the
afternoon of December 4 Instead of the
night of December 5, as provided for In
the original schedule. Mr. Taft says that
he must catch the steamer President Grant,
which will sail from Hamburg December 7,
and that If he leaves SL Petersburg on the
6th even the closest connections will make
It hardly possible for him to get to Ham
burg In time.
The visit of Secretary Taft has given an
Impetus to the stream of Russians who
come to the American embassy to volunteer
their services for the supposedly Impend
ing Japanese-American war. This Jdea has
gotten such a hold on the people that some
officers have even taken steps to organise
companies of volunteers. Mr. Schuyler Is
resorting to the Russian press to deny tho
possibility of any trouble with Japan and
consequently of the need of volunteers.
The most absurd stories regarding Secre
tary Taft' mission to Russia are In general
circulation. Aa an example, thee is pub
lished a tale that the secretary is author
ized to arrange for the stationing of two
Russian army corps In the Philippine
Islands and one American corps at Vladi
vostok, and that he already has engaged
several Russian officers at high aalarles
for this service.
Dispatches from Tokio declare that
Japan, on her own initiative, has marked
the graves of the Russian soldiers who died
while prisoners of war with granite head
stones. All the newspapera comment favor
ably on this evidence of the friendliness of
FLEEING FROM WRATH OF GOD
Mohammedan Reins; I'rsred to Vacate
Villages I a rested by
LAHORNB. India. Nov. 28. The effort
of the Indlnn government to stamp out
the plapue have, up to the present time,
been enormously hampered by the refusal
of the Mohammedans to excavate Infected
villages on the f-und that they were for
bidden by the Koran to "flee from the
wrath of God" and fully a quarter of a
million death from the plague among the
Moslems have been due to this belief. But
now the heads of the Moslem fnlth, urged
thereto by the government, have Issued a
proclamation pointing out the untensbflfty
or this Idea and declnrtng thafthe Itorsn
expressly enjoins Mohammedans to quit
places smitten by Allah with this disease.
The government Is publishing the procla
EULENBURG S0YS HE WILL SUE
Former German Ambassador and
Member of Inner Circle to
Pnsh I.lbel Action.
BERI,IN. Nov. IS. The Lokal Anzelirer
today announced that Prince Phillip Zu
Euhlenburg, former German ambassador at
Vienna, who waa accused of Die Z-ukunft
with discreditable acts In connection with
the recently exposed court camarilla, has
requested the statea attorney to bring an
action against Maxlmlllea Harden, the edi
tor of that paper and his counsel. Herr
Bernstein. The prince alleges slander In
the pleas made by Harden during the hear
ing of the suit broimht by General Kunn
Von Moltke against Harden for defamation
of character. The states attorney has de
cided to accede to the request.
NAVIGATORS GEJ CENSURED
Russian Responsible for Stranding
of Csar's Vnrht Get Shaking-
ST. PETERSBURG, Nov. M.-The com
mission appointed to Investigate the
stranding of the Imperial yacht Standart.
which on September 11 ran on the rocks off
Horsoe, while the emperor and the mem
bers of his family were on board, has
handed In Its findinss. Rear Admiral Nl
loff and Captain Tschagln are reprimanded,
Lieutenant Colonel Konnochkow Is dis
missed from the ship, and Lieutenant Sul
tanoff Is placed under arrest for one week.
General Schemann, director of the pilotage
system on the Finnish coast, Is acquitted.
RAILWAY SOLDIER A BANDIT
Cnptnred Anion; Men Who Raided
Palace of the Ameer of
ST.. PETERSBURG. Nov. 28.-The dis
patch received hero eight day ago from
Bokhara, Central Asia, relating that the
treasury there had been robbed was er- ,
roneous In some of Its details. It now ap
pears that a party of bandits attacked the I
palace of the Ameer, killed the minister
of finance and escaped on horseback with
$90,0tf. Cavalrymen captured one of the
robbers, who proved to be a soldier at
tached to the railway battalion.
Accident on English Bridge.
LONDON, Nov. 28. A twenty ton steel
girder being placed in Its position today In
connecting with the widening of Black
Friar's brtdne collapsed. Twenty workmen
were rlunged Into the river. All however,
were rescued except two. Several of the
men were seriously injured.
THORNLESS CACTUS AT LAST
Lather Barbank Perfect Valaable
Plaat for Arid Regloa of
WASHINGTON, D. C, Nov. 28 -The
United Statea National museum has placed
on exhibition a specimen "leaf" of a thorn
less csctus developed by Luther Burbank
of California. The perfecting of a cactus
without thorns means the providing of a
valuable forage plant which will grow as
well In arid aa In moist regions. The flat
tened stem of this novel growth, 'often er
roneously called a "leaf," is in some of
the txst specimens nearly three feet long,
a foot wide, and three inches thick snd its
surfsce la 'very lniilar to that of a watermelon.
MURDERER'S LEAP TO DEATH
Aged Rrooklyn Bnslneaa Man Kills
Wife aad Jump from
NEW YORK. Nov. 8.-John Whitley,
one of the leading dealer In stoves, ranges
and house heating apparatus In Brooklyn
and vice president of the Reliance Ball
Bearlng Door Hanger company, killed his
wife with two pistol shots early today as
she lay sleeping In her room on the ninth
floor of the Hotel Belleclalre, Broadway
and Seveny-aeventh street, Manhattan.
Whitley then leaped from the window Into
the street, being killed Instantly by the
fall.' Whitley was 0 year old and his wife
38. They had a home In a fashionable sec
tion In Brooklyn, but had been living tem
porarily at the hotel.
No motive for the murder and suicide
could be discovered, but financial troubles
are surmised, la the room occupied by Mr.
and Mrs. Whitley was found a check book
on the Franklin . Turst. company, ahowtng
that all th funds were exhausted. The
couple hsd always lived lavishly. A cab
driver who saw Whitley's body, dressed
only In pyjaraaa, tying oh the sidewalk,
gave the first notice of the tragedy. Search
of his apartment revealed the body of Mra.
Whitley stretched on the bed with two
bullet holes through her head. She had
evidently been shot while sleeping.
After the shooting. Whitley apparently
had tried to write a note of explanation.
On the dresser waa found a bloodstained
envelope on which had been nervously
"I can't write," and signed "John."
From the appearance of the rooms U Is
believed that Whitley, after shooting his
wife, attempted to send a bullet through
hla own brain, using a hand mirror to aid
him In directing Its course, but at the last
minute lost his nervs, and chose death In
a dive to the street, A great deal of
valuable Jewelry Was found in the apart
ments. In the suicide' pocket was a card
saying: "In case of accident notify Mrs E.
Logan, 317 Eighteenth avenue, Brooklyn."
Letters written last summer and signed
by J. F. Bryant of Philadelphia. Indicated
that Whitley had been investing in mining
stocks, but show no losses of consequence.
The management of the Belleclalre hotel
aald Whitley for several weeks had been
under the care of a physician because of
extreme nervousnosa, evidently caused by
Inquiry among relative disclosed that
Mr. Whitley had been suffering from a
nervous disorder and was living In the
hotel chiefly so as to be near the physi
cian who was treating him. These rela
tives said Whitley must have become sud
denly lnaane from 111 health. When he
and his wife visited friends In Brooklyn
last night, however, he showed no symp
toms of a disordered mind.
Both Mr. and Mrs. WhltIey were well
known In Brooklyn.- Whitley had Invented
a heating and ventilating system which
had had a good sale and hia business Is
believed to have been prosperous. His
wife was formerly. Miss .Elizabeth Logan
of Brooklyn. '
NO DESIRE FOR "m"rsT ADAMS
Mother of Actreo Will Not Be Called!
ss Wltam l,itkc Brad- .- .
WASHINGTON. Nov. 28.-Mrs. Annie M.
Bradley spent a quiet dny In the district
Jal! today. She expressed gratification that
she would be able to have a day of rest,
as her trial had been very wearing on
her. Early In the day she was given fa
vorable news concerning the condition, of
one of her sons, who Is suffering from, an
attack of croup In this city. The hoy Is
stopping In a boarding house with his
grandmother, not far from the court house
In which' the mother Is being tried.
The court will tomorrow conclude with
all witnesses, according to the plans of
counsel on both sides. A rumor has been
circulated to the erTect that Mrs. Annie
Adams, mother of Maud Adams, tho
actress, whose letters to Senator Brown
were read by Mrs. Bradley Just before she
shot the senator, would ba here tomorrow
as a witness against Mrs. Bradley.- There
Is no Intention on the part of any of the
parties In the cose to call Mrs. Adams, as
It Is not considered necessary to Involve
her In the trial to any greater extent than
has been done. The entire case hinges on
the question of the mental condition of
Mra. Bradley and the Jury will merely be
asked to determine whether at the time of
the shooting she was mentally capable of
knowing right from wrong and of choosing
the right course.
It is expected that five witnesses will be
present tomorrow to tive their testimony.
Two of them will be the alienists who
have been called by the government and
three will be witnesses who have some
knowledge of Mrs. Bradley and the shoot
BUCKINGHAM AND HIS JOB
Former Omaha Man Leaves Short
Line and la Now Pursued by
Dam Ramor. '
Everett E. Buckingham, assistant general
superintendent of the Orepon Short linn
Railroad company, has resigned his position
to take effect January 1. and has returned
to Omaha after an absence of three yeais.
His presence hero Is but a visit, but it Is
rumored he may be the successor of W. J.
C. Kenyon. as general manager of the
I'nion Stock yards at South Omaha.
Klnce coining to Oniuhu Mr. Buckingham
has mads a trip to Kaiixiu City and It Is
Intimated he inieht become attached to the
official staff of the Orient roud and associ
ated with I jjward IMcklnson,' lis vice presi
dent and general manager, who Is an old
associate of Mr. Buckingham.
Some weeks ago the S.ilt Luko paper
published a atory to tlie effect that Mr.
Buckingham, who was among the railroad
officials Indicted In the landslide of federal
grand Juries, expressed hi indignation at
being Indicted for carrying out orders of
superiors and that thla feeling on his part
Induced hiin to .sever his connection with
BURLINGTON BUYS RAILROAD
Hill Mae Take Over Nbort Road la
Wyomlna; Formerly Owned by
Fael' aad Iron Company.
"HEYF.XXB, Wyo., Nov. 28. A dispatch
to .he Tribune from Sunrise, Wyo., tays
that the Burlington Railroad company
has purchased tho Colorado it Wyoming
railroad, a line from Hartvllle Junction
to Sanrlse, nine miles, which connects
with the Burlington at Guernsey. The
Colorado & Wyoming road has been -controlled
by the Colorado Fuel and Iron com
pany and Its principal business has been
the hsullng of Iron ore which is shipped
to tho steel works at Pueblo. Heretofore
these shipments have been divided between
tho Blirllrurxus th Colorado t South
VISIT TO MADISON'S IOHL
President and Family Make Pil
grimage to Historic Spot.
TRIP MADE IN SPECIAL TRAIN
Party Consist of Mr. and Mr. Booir
el, Mr. aad Mrs. Long-worth,
Ethel aad Qaentla
WASHINGTON. Nov. 28. President
Roosevelt spent today at the old home of
President Madison near Montpeller, Va.
This trip was taken In variation of tho
custom of the president, which has been
to go to his country home at Pine Knot,
Va., on Thanksgiving day. With him were
Mrs. Roosevelt. Mr. and Mrs. Longwoth,
Ethel and Quentln Roosevelt.
The party left the White house early
today and were driven to the new union
station, which they left and 9 o'clock In
a special train. The trip over the South
ern railway waa without mishap and was
enjoyed by all. The president and his
guests were driven over a fine road from
Montpeller to the old Madison homestead
and were escorted through all parts of the
mansion and listened to many stories con
cerning the historic spot. The president
was particularly Interested In visiting the
tomb of President Madison and remained
near It for some time.
When the party returned to their priv
ate car luncheon awaited them and was
served as soon as the homeward Journey
was begun. Although the weather bureau
predicted rainy weather the day was not
marred by any downpour, but It was cloudy
during the entire time they were away.
Upon reaching home the president was
in fine trim and walked to his carriage
with quick strides and a swinging gait.
A crowd awaited the party at the depot,
where carriages were taken and they wer
driven to the White house. Their Thanks
giving dinner was the occasion for a fam
ily reunion. Mr. and Mrs. Longworth re
maining at the White house.
NEW TORK, Nov. 28-New Tork'a
Thanksgiving began at 1 o'clock this morn
ing, when the "bread line" formed at the
old Bowery Mission. There will be Thanks
giving dinners for everybody In Now York
today, for ail the great charitable Institu
tions are prepared to feed the hungry and
feed them well. A score of big dinners
have 1 been provided' and thousands of
baskets, each containing all necessary for a
good old-faBhloned Thanksgiving dinner for
a lnrge family were distributed this morn
ing. DETROIT. Mich.. Nov. 2S.-Nlne creeds
were represented at a union Thanksgiving
day service today at the Detroit opera
house. Rev. Allen T. Hoban (Baptist) pre
sided and among the speakers wer Bishop
Charles D. Williams (Episcopal), Rev. O.
G. Atkins (Congregational), Rev. John
Brittan Clark (Presbyterian), Rev. C. B.
Allen (Methodist Episcopal), Rabbi Leo M.
Franklin, Rev. 8. S. Seward (Swedenbor
glan). Rev. Lee 8. McCollester (Univer
sallst) and Rev. Reed Stuart (Unitarian.
INDIVIDUAL ABOVE EVERYTHING
Jostle Brewer Sara Tto Special
" Interest Should Crash Htm.'
WASHINGTON. Nov. 2S.-Just!ce David
J. Brewer qf the supreme court of the
United States today spoke at the Mount
Pleasant Congregational church In this city
on "Our National Opportunities."
While he dwelt especially on the power
of Christianity to uplift, the masses of, tha
people and of Its efficiency In bringing the
Immigrants who swarm to the United
States Into harmony with American Insti
tutions, he Incidentally took occasion to
speak of the Influence of special Interests
on the welfare of the people generally.
"High and low, rich and poor," he de
clared, "should be protected. We can never
come to the full measure of that truth so
long as we permit any group of financiers,
any persons or corporations to crush the
Individual, or can .we allow any labor or
ganization to dictate any course we should
ALLOTMENT OF CERTIFICATES
About Thirty-Five Million Dollar
Worth Said to ifave Been
WASHINGTON. Nov. 28.-Treasury of
ficials refuse absolutely to make any state
ment as to how many of the new 3 per
cent treasury certlflcstes have been al
lotted, but the best estimate obtainable Is
that the amount Is approximately $3D,000.000
or J35.000 OMO. The withdrawal of the offer
for the sale of treasury certificates pre
cludes the possibility of any of them being
allotted to private Individuals or to banks
other than those desiring to take out cir
culation based on them.
It has been known for some days that
the secretary waa not making any Indi
vidual awards and It was not believed -that
he would find It necessary to do so. Under
his action of last night the applications
with the currency that have been received
at the Treasury department for these cev
tlflcatea other thun from banks desiring
circulation will be returned to the senders.
These offers are said to aggregnte. a very
large sum, but the amount Is not obtain
able from official sources.
Tho bank of England's rate of discount
today remained unchanged at 7 per cent.
ABE HUMMEL SERIOUSLY ILL
Lawyer Convicted of Conspiracy Hat
ferlas; rrom Kidney Trouble
ami Weak Heart.
NKW YORK, Nov. 28. Abraham Hum
mel, formerly a well known lawyer in the
criminal and divorce courts here. Is se
riously ill on Blnckweil's Island, New York
city prison, to which he was sentenced
to serve a year's Imprisonment recently,
alter his conviction on charges of con
spiracy In connection with the Dod?e
Morte divorce proceedings.
Hummel, the prison authorities said to
day. Is auflViiiig from kldr.ey trouble and
a weak heart, but a report which gained
currency that he was dying was denied.
"Abe" Hummel, as he was familiarly
known, was not only prominent in certain
legal circles, but was a familiar fliriir"
on the "Great White Way." as the theatri
cal district on Broadway Is known. He
was one of the best known of first nlghters
and was also popular in turf circles.
POWERS JURY IS COMPLETED
Panel la Made I'p of Klaht Demo
crats aad Four Repub
- GEORGETOWN, Ky..f?ov. 2-The Jury
to try Caleb Powers was completed this
afternoon. There are eight democrats an 1
four republicans on the Jury. Eleven are
from Grant county and, cue 1 liom Har
rison county. '
ROBBERS TEAR UP MONEY
Crack Goldfleld, Nevada, Railroad
4afe and Destroy ew
GOLDFIELD. Nev., Nov. 28 -At 1:30 this
morning robbers visited the freight depot
of the Tonopah, Goldfleld A Bull Frog rail
road, overpowered the watchman and blew
epen the safe, secured everything of value
it contained, amounting to several thou
sand dollnrs. The freight depot Is the old
passenger depot of the road, located a
mile and a half from the center of town
on the bluffs northwest, distant a quarter
of a mile from the nearest dwelling. Two
watchmen were on duty on opposite ends
of the yard, while an operator was at work
at tho depot The watchmen were cap
tured one at a time and thrown Into box
cars and then the operator was overpow
ered. There were nine of the robbers.
Three watched their prisoners while six
did the work at the depot. They dyna
mited the safe and the work was so neatly
done as to indicate that the men wero
professionals. The safe door was blown
0en, but not another thing In the office
waa disfigured by the Jar. The robbers
soon left, but their prisoners were not
able to release themselves until about 4
o'clock, when the first alarm was given.
8. W. Brooks, resident agent of the rail
road, arrived upon the scene and found
that everything of any value had been
stolen from tho safe and that the floor was
littered with scraps of paper. The robbers
evidently thought they were tearing up
checks, but In reality they tore up a large
amount of money represented In scrip Is
sued by the John 8. Cook bank. The
scrip was made payable "to bearer" and
Is the money currentcy In Goldfleld, but
the robbers evidently mistook Its char
acter and value. Agent Brooks says the
amount of money stolen belonging to the
railroad was not large, but he lost all bis
own money and other personal effects of
value, amounting to a considerable sum.
It is believed, however, that the robbers
made a big haul from the railroad, as
large amount of money have been taken
in in the last few days through the freight
office, and as all the Goldfleld banks are
cither closed or only paying out a limited
amount of money, the agent was carrying
quite a sum In the company's safe, sup
posedly well guarded. Several suspicious
characters have been taken Into custody
upon suspicion of having been connected
with the robbery.
JAPS WILL WATCH STUDENTS
Maay Coder Thla Guise Are Eml
gratlnK to the United
TOKIO, Nov. 28,-It is understood that
American Ambassador O'Brien has offici
ally called the attention of the Japanese
government of the great Increase In the
numbers of Japanese arriving on the Pa
cific coast. He presented the view of the
State department that this cannot be con
sidered In accordance with promises of the
Japanese government and therefore re
quested a rigid investigation and prompt
measures to prevent the Immigration into
America of any person who, entering as a
student, might afterward become a labr r
There I reason to believe that the Immi
gration companies are taking advantage of
the lax inspection qualification for Immi
grants and becoming bolder In practicing
frauds: hence a meeting of th Immigration
companies has been called for December S.
At Uy foreign offlcq It was stated to a
correspondent of the Associated Press:'
"We are now considering tho best meth
ods of controlling and limiting emigration
and correcting any 'mistakes which may
have occurred recently. Conditions here are
different from thoso In America. Japanese
students who have reached a certain grade
In the Japanese schools desiring to visit
America register a students in. good faith.
But. reaching America, they secure work
to enable them to prosecute their studies.
It Is quite probabl that frauds have been
committed, but without the cognizance of
the government. We are now ua'ng every
precaution to prevent a recurrence of such
NEW YORK. Nov. 28. The supporters of
Chinese Immigration received a derided set
back at the meeting of the Bosrd of Trad
and Transportation yesterday. A resolut'on
waa Introduced deprecating harshness to all
classes of Chinese who, under the law are
allowed to' enter the United States. Th
was passed and was followed by another
resolution expreslng the bel'ef of te biard
that the admission of a limited number of
Chinese laborers would be beneficial. This
second resolution called forth many pro
tests and caused a long and warm debate.
It wss finally laid on the table by an over
LAST THANKSGIVING FOR HIM
Hotel Man at Appleton, Wis., Blow
Head Oft Because Life Hold
APPLETOaV, Wis.. Nov. 28 -"I have lived
thlrty-slx Thanksgivings and have never
had anything to be thankful for, so here
goes nothing." That Is the note left by
Joseph Meisleln, proprietor of the Msnl
towoc hotel, who at ( o'clock this morning
blew oft the top of his head with a double
barrelled shotgun. He discharged both
barrels. Before committing suicide Mnls
l In ordered sll of the boarders out of the
place, telling them yesterday that he In
tended quitting the hotel business and de
manding that they leave before Thanks
CURRENCY PREMIUM IS DOWN
Money ilrnkrra Fall to Heap Rich
Harvest TUot I'i iin lrd Before
NfcVV. YORJC. 'Nov. S. i vardiiy being
the luy before! a holiday v-as the time
h-n ihe money brokers -kjeotcd to reap
a last harvest l.-. !. ng currency. But
t .ey ic-t with disappointment There a a
a lu:g ilmand for currency W meet pay
rolls and ie.r other purpot-s. but the banks
suppl ed pracifeul' nil the rash that waa
needed. The rale fell to three-fourths of
1 per rent, lending weight to the state
ments of bankers a short time ago that
the premium would disappear entirely be
fore many days.
MEAT LOWERJIN NEW YORK
Beef, Pork and Mutton Drop Two to
Five tents Within the
NEW YORK, Nov. 47. Prl'-es cf nearly all
grades of meat were reported by local deal
ers today to be dropping rapidly In this
market, consequent upon the decrease In
the cost of tattle at western packing house
centers. Except for the very best grades,
beef Is 3 to S cents a pound less than a
month ago. Mutton and lamb are from 2
to 4 cent lower. Pork, corned beef anj
similar product are 3 cents a pound lower
JJ.an a short tun Stfj.
OMAHA IS THANKFUL
Residents of Gate City Return Thanks
for Blessings of the Year.
CLEAR SKY AND BALMY ALE
Kature Smiles on People Who Rejoico
in Its Bounties.
WORSHIPPERS FILL CHURCHES
Union Services Are Held in Many
Parts of Town.
UNFORTUNATES NOT FORGOTTEN
hut-ln Part of Community and Poor
Remembered by Those Who
Hare Prospered la Year
With a clear sky. and moderate tempe,
ature Thanksgiving day Itself gave one of
the most popular reasons for gratitude to
the people of Omaha. In marked contrast
to the ususl chilly breezes the air was
warm and balmy and worshipper were
glad to give expression to their gratitude
both out of door and In.
There was no evidence of any fear of a
financial stringency In the way Omaha peo
ple celebrated the day. High prices and
pessimistic stock reports did not protect
the old gobbler and more of the huge birds
went to the block In Omaha th's year than
ever. Practically all of the churches par
ticipated In services cither singly or by
uniting with other organisations In union
services. At all the public Institutions but
one or two, big dinners wer served with
turkey or chicken and crnnberry sauce.
Ample provision was made for those who
were unfortunate In not being able to pro
vide their own feast and hundreds of bas
kets full of provisions were distributed by
the various charitable. Institutions of th
city. No one had to go hungry.
Sermons voicing the thoughts of praise
and thanksgiving were delivered In these
churches at union meetings: Lowe Avenue
Presbyterian, First Presbyterian, First
Christian, Swedish Methodist, Calvary Bap
tist, Diets Memorial,. First United Presby
terian, Hanscom Tark Methodist and Sara
toga Congregational. Besides these services
mass was said In all of the Catholic
churches and the various Christian en
deavor societies held a sunrise meeting at
7:30 at tha First Presbyterian church.
Poor Are Remembered.
The Volunteers of America and the Sal
vation Army made the principal .provision
for those who were unable to buy their
own Thanksgiving dinner. Wednesday afU
ernoon ito baskets wore distributed by th
Volunteers and about twenty by the Sal
vation Army, the latter organization re
serving Its principal work for Chrlstmaa.
All the newsboys of the city were put In
a thankful Trame of mind and had their ap
petites whetted by gifts of chicken, crank
berries and trimmings, which thrty at at
their' homes. , Mogy Bernstein . made th
gift from donation by a number of
Ohiaha business men.
The unfortunates at the Emergency hos
pital feasted on turkey ss a special dis
pensation from the health commissioner's
office. At the county hospital chicken wag
substituted for turkey and cranberry sauc
snd two kinds of pie made up the hack
bone for the rast enjoyed by th Inmates.
It was certainly a day of Thanksgiving
at the Deaf and Dumb Institute. During
the morning hours the pupils were al
lowed special privileges and spent most of
the time at out-of-doors sports with their
teachers. A dinner of chicken, cranberry
sauce and pie with the ususl accompani
ments was served and a party arranged
for the evening.
Children and Old People.
The children of the Detention achool
spent tho day enjoyable with a walk In
tho morning, a chicken dinner at noon and
a party In the evening, at which Thanks
giving songs and stories were the features.
At the Old People's home a turkey dinner
was served to the Inmates.
The city authorities provided a special
menu for the prisoners at the city Jail, but
at the county Jail only the usual hill of
fare was furnished, the special feed being
reserved for Christmas.
Rev. C. W. Pavldge provided a big din
ner for old people of the church and for
others who were not fortunat to hav
a feast of their own.
The young men's and women's Chris
tian associations arranged dinners at 6
p. m. for away-from-home young people,
especially those who are spending their
first Thanksgiving day away from the homa
folks. Programs accompanied the dinner
and at the Young Men's Christian associa
tion Gurdon W. Wattles, Howard II. Bald
rlge and Rev. Frank L. Ixjveland spoke.
A musical program preceded the feast at
the Young Women' Christian association
rooms nnd an exhibition of gymnasium
work followed it
Thanksgiving day without Its foot ball
game would be Incomplete. The principal
ynme in Omaha this afternoon was ut
Vinton Street p'irk, between the Crel-rhtoti
warriors and the redskins from the Haskell
FOin HE0 FOIt fiBATITl'DH
Rev. F. T. Rouse Tell Why A merl
es n s Shonld Give Thanks.
Four specific realms why Ameilc-.tna
should be thankful were announced by
Rev. Fred, ritk T. Rouse of the First ('o.
greg:ilon:il church III hla sermon at the
union ervlce. of his church, I lie FlrHt
Methodist church and the Flrwt Presby
terian church Thursday morning. These
wer his reasons:
"Our splendid men In politics."
"The p.ibilc school system Ss the na
tional dlgestor of ImmlRiant nnd native."
"The Increased proportion of Christians
In the world."
"The promise of international peace In
Tho Hague tribunal, the beginning of the
'federation of the world'."
Mr. Rouse drew a plctur of the first
Thanksgiving service held by tho pilgrims
at Plymouth nnd then continued:
"All this was net so very long ago. An
drew Stcts-in was living In Plymouth dur
ing the 'Us. fatiily within your memory.
He was bcrn In 1792. He wss ersona'ly
acquainted with 'Grandfather' Cobb, who
was born In K'!. And 'Grandfather' Cobb
knew Fererrliio White, who wss born on
tho Mayflower- thrt Is. Sutson, our con
temporary, could say, 'I knew Cobb, who
knew White of the Mayflower.' These
three lives cover thu history of the
America. The autogiaphs of these men
can lie seen sny day at Memorlul Hall,
"Yet what changes have taken plac.
The Pilgrim celebrated the safe harvest
of about. l.OOfl bushels of cn and a Utile
barley. TUa year we will karvtst la cora
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