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    The Omaha' Daily Bee
HEWS SECTIQI1.
Pages 1 to 8.
Tor all th New
THE OMAHA DEE
Best A". West
VOL. XXXVIII NO. 8.
OMAHA, SATURDAY MORNING. JUNE '27, 1 90S SIXTEEN PAGES.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
CLEVELAND AT REST
Body of Ex-Preiident Lowered Into
Grave at Sunset.
DISTINGUISHED MEN PRESENT
President Rooevelt, Three Governor,
and Cabinet Members Attend.
SERVICE OF PRIVATE NATURE
Presbyterian Burial Service is Read I
at Grave.
TROOPS ACT ONLY AS POLICE
rroldrnt Arrived Shortly Before Flvo
. O'clock and Was Driven Direct
to the Cleveland n evi
dence. PRINCETON. N. J- ' June 28. Grover
Cleveland's body l'es I ur ed tonight In the
Cleveland plol In Ptlnceton cemetery.
At 6 o'clock Just as the sun was sinking
In the weft a dlstinaulihed company si
lently watched as the body was lowered
Into Hi- iruvt. Then the simple burial
service or the rrosl ytetlan church was nil
and when the last ot the carriages In the
cortege bad driven up to the path leading
to the grave the, benediction had been pro
nounced and the members, of tho family.
President nooeve;t and others who liavii
gathered about the giave were leaving the
'cemetery. Many of the personal friends of
the dead statesman lingered about the spjt
'which was to mark his last resting rlace
and each in turn was permitted to cast a
shovelful of earth Into the grave.
Agreeable to the wishes of Mrs. Cleve
land the services both at the house end at
the cemetery were of the simplest char
acter. An Invocation, schlptural reading,
a brief prayer and the read'ng of a Wil
liam Wordsworth poem. "Character of the
Happy Warrior." constituted the services
at the house, while the reading of the
burial service at the grave was brief and
Impressive.
Although the funeral was of a strictly
private nature.' those In attendance num
bered many distinguished citizens. Includ
ing President RocSevelt. Governors Fort of
New Jersev, Hughes of New York, Hoke
Smith of Georgia, former members of
President CLve'and'a cabinet, officials of
the Equitable Life Assurance oc:e:y, mem
ber tit tl.e Princeton university faculty
end friends and 'neighbors.
Mr. Cleveland wu burled with all tha
simplicity . and . rriyey that he himself
might b,ave wished as a private cltlsen
rather' than an the former chief executive
of the nation. There was . nothing thai
savored of the official and the military
element was Injected solely as a measure
of precaution In protecting President
Roofevelt. i
The president arrived at 4: p. . and
was met at the station by Governor Fort.
President Rodsevelt." fMvernor Fort and
Seen taiy Loeb were driven at once to
WKtlaud. Upon' his arrival at the house
the president went to Mrs. Cleveland,
(' offering hU sympathy and expressing
keen regret at Mr. Cleveland's death.
. The president then returned to Ihe re
ception room where the body , had been
removed in the afternoon from the room
on. the second floor, In which Mr. Cleve
land died. (
Service Begins.
A few minutes Utr tha four clergy
men who officiated came down the stairs
to the hall leading to the reception room,
followed by Mrs. Cleveland and the chil
dren. As they stepped on the landing, ac
companied by Dr. Joseph D. Bryant, the
whole company rose and remained stand
ing throughout the service. Mrs. Cleve
land waa gowned In black and wore a be
coming hat with a short, drooping veil.
Esther was also In black, while. Richard
wore a white suit and black tie.'
The services began with an Invocation
by Rev. Sylvester W. Beach of the First
Presbyterian church of Princeton, which
was followed by scriptural reading by Rev.
Maltlajid V. Barlett of the West Farms
(Presbyterian church of New York, a
former pastor of Mr. Cleveland, who read
from ' the fourteenth chapter of the book
of John and a number of passages from
the-fourth and twenty-second chapters of
the Thesaalonlans: "And they shall see
his face." , read Dr. Bartlett. .In closing
"and his name shall be In their horeheads;
they shall hunger no more, neither thirst
any more; neither shall the aun light
upon them nor any heat for tha land whlcn
la the midst of the throne shall feed them
and shall lead them until living fountains
of water, and God shall wipe all tears
from their eyes."
Pr. Henry Van Dyke then said: that
"according to the reauest of one whose
lightest "fish at this moment we all
respect, there will be no address or sermon,
but there was a poem written more than
a hundred years ago, by William Words
worth, which Is expressive of his char
acter." -
He then read the poem "Character of
Happy Warrior."
Those at the Faoeral.
Twenty-six carriages conveyed the fun
rsl party to the cemetery. The pall-bearers
walked with the hearse, six on either
ids. The officiating clergymen occupied
the first carriage, and the second contained
Mrs. Cleveland, her son Richard, and Dr.
Joseph D .Bryant of New York, the family
physician. The third was occupied by
Mies Rose Cleveland and Misa Esther
Cleveland. Cleveland F. Bacon. Mlse
Maiy . Hustings and Prof, and Mra. Wood
rode In tho fourth, and the fifth and sixth
conveyed Mr. and Mrs. HuddleMon of
Princeton. Mrs. John 1. Finley of New
York, Mrs. Richard Watson Glider. George
Bhlpley. Miss Annie Helmler. the Cleve
land nurse; Louts Comana of Chicago and
Charles Rogers of Brooklyn.
' Following the family and Intlrnale friends
vame President Roosevelt and Secre
tary Loeb In the seventh carriage, and
this 'Was followed by another containing
four secret service men. The occupants
of the other carriages were:
Ninth, Chief Justice Fuller, Governor
Fort of Kw Jerse, Governor Hughes ot
New York and Secretary of the Treasury
Cortelyou. Tenth, John U. Carlisle, former
. secretary of the treasury; William F. Vi.
las of Wisconsin and Mrs. Daniel o. La
inont. Klevenih. Hichard Olney, formei
secretary of state; Charlea 8. Fairchlld
foi liter secretary of the treasury; David
v
ti y of the navy; Governor Huka Smith of
Georgia. Urrttsd iates Senators Kaan and
brmijs of Ne Jersey. Thirteenth, Mr.
and Mra. Frank Hastings New York;
Mra Joaeph D. Hryaut and Miss Florence
Hioin. Fourienll. Mrs. Wilson B. His
sell Mrs. Daniel Manning. Mr. and Mrs.
Pt. Oeorge Tucker. Fifteenth. Dr. and
Mis- Gibon.- Princeton; Dr. J. M. C'ar
nochan. Princeton; Dn George R. Lock
vchkI, New ,Tork. Sixteenth. Charlea W.
CCeotlnued o Fifth Fa.)
R. Francis, lormer eecieiary oi me line
rlor, and Judson Harmon of Cincinnati,
former .United tyite 'attorney general.
..mhi Hllsrv A. Meroen. urraer sacre-
SUMMARY OF THE bee
Saturday, Jane 27, lOOS
m3 JwsrEs 1908
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TIS WEATKIB.
FOR OMAHA. COUNCIL BLUFFS AND
Viri NIT Y Fair Siitnrdsy.
FOH NEBRASKA Partly cloudy Satur
day. FOR IOWA Generally fair In east, rrob-
tly showers In west (nrllon Saturday.
Temperature
DOMESTIC.
Grover Cleveland was hurled In historic
Princeton cemetery In the presence of a
noted assembly of his personal friends.
Page 1
vSecretary Taft will move his family to
Hot Springs, Va., as soon as he leaves his
official position at Washington. He went
to New York late yesterday .afternoon.
rag-e i
Supreme court of Washington holds the
grubstake contract valid. Page I
Milwaukee flies complaint with the In
terstate Commerce commission that the
roads are discriminating against the cTly
In grain rates. Page 1
De Moines river Is fast receding and
danger of flood Is over. Fags 1
Treasurer of Sac county, Iowa, Is found
short. rags 1
Express car of the Illinois Traction sys
tem narrowly mUses holdup near Fast St.
Louis. Pane 1
v Vermont democrats hold state convention
at Burlington. Page 1
Secretary Dover opens headquarters for
the national committee at Washington.
Page 1
County judge of Lake county, Illinois,
orders officers to feed woman by force,
who Is trying to starve herself. Page 1
. Progressive candidate for United States
senator In North Dakota is winning over
the stalwart candidate. Page!
POLITICAL.
Gage county republicans start the cam
paign in Nebraska with a monster ratifica
tion meeting at Beatrice. Page 3
V . NEBRASKA.
Nebraska supreme court ravers the
Stute Board of Public Lands and Buildings
In Its decision -on the pension Injunction'
case. Page a
Five person were killed when an cat
bound freight train struck a washout near
Chadron on the Northwestern road.
'page 1
LOCAL.
T. 8. Graves of Indianapolis elected pres
ident and A. F. Stryker of South Omaha
secretary of . Live Stock exchange and
Denver wins out for next meeting
Pag 1
E. H. Harriman Is rushing construction
cf Canunea, Yaqul & Pacific railroad In
Mexico. Pag 9
Omaha Corn show Is getting advertising
equal to that given to big expositions.
Pag 11
John L. Kennedy declares proposed raise
of real estate assessment would be ruin
ous to business In Omaha Page 6
Mayor Dahlman heads for Denver to line
up forces for Bryan and attend meeting
of committee. Pag 6
Councilman Brucker Is Incensed at pol
icy. of Mayor Dahlman of giving permits
to violate city ordinances. Page
POST.
Results of the ball games:
6 Pueblo vs. Omaha 4.
Denver vs. Lincoln 5.
6 Sioux City vs. Des Moines 1.
2 New York vs. Boston 0.
10 Pittsburg vs. St. Louis 1.
S Chlcsgo vs. Cincinnati 6.
8 Washington vs. Boston 0.
: S Philadelphia vs. New York 2.
4 St. Louis vs. Detroit 2.
4 Cleveland. vs. Chleatfo 2.
1 Louisville vs. Milwaukee 0.
4 Indianapolis vs. Minneapolis 0.
2 St. Haul vs. Columbus- 1.
I Toledo vs. Kansas City 0.
Pag 15
OOKMEBCXAX. AMD UTOUBTKIAIi.
Live stock markets. Page 13
Grain market. Pag 13
Stocks and bonds. Pag- 13
Dun's review of trade say Jobbers are
preparing for heavy fall trade and that
percentage of Idle machinery Is decreas
ing. Pag a
MOTEMEMTS OP OCX AW STEAMSHIPS
Port. rrtT4. Ballad.
SOUTHAMPTON. Adriatic
PLYMOUTH K. A. VleterlS...
(Jl'EENSToWN.. Cedne '
UVKKPOOL BilUa.
HAYgS Ls Savota.
EXPRESS CAR MISSES-HOLDUP
Presence of Mind of Dispatcher Saves
Large Vans of Money for
Company.
EAST ST. LOUIS. 111.. June 26. -An at
tempt was made to hold up an express car
o fthe Illinois Traction system, carrying
I4S.O0O In money and $1,000 worth of jewelry,
near Lynch station last night. C. E, Hart
man, a Chicago & Alton train dispatcher,
saw the Would-be robbers creeping along In
the grass near the elation and signalled
tha motorman to put on full speed. As the
car aped past the station the highwaymen
opened fire, one of the bullet striking the
car. Nobody wu Injured.
DOVER OPENS HEADQUARTERS
Secretary of Republican National
Committee Opens Room la
Washington.
WASHINGTON. June 16.-Elmer Dover,
secretary of the republican national com
mittee, opened the committee's headquart
er in this city today and began tha pre
liminary work so far as It can be entered
upon before the appointment of a chair
man to conduct the campaign.,-
Collision la India. !
POM BAY. June 'X In a collision be
tween n express and freight train on th
Bombay A Baroda railway near Bdroda
today a number of person were killed. It
will be Impossible to estimate the losa of
llf until th wreckage has! been cleared
away. Four passenger ecacke and four
mall oar of th axpree train and four oars
of th freight txalu war bruned.
-V'V at Omaha I
EM Hour. Deg.
ffVL 5 m 67
mtr yTjySjl t a. m 8
yfe jv4 7 m 68
pf" SsR' 10 m 76
fI TieV 11 m 80
, Jjf W, 12 m 112
J-afr lpm 83
I 2p.m... 84
3 p. m M
QUIET SUMMER FOR TAFI
Presidential Candidate Will Stay at
Hot Springs, Va.
LINGERS A WHILE AT NEW HAVEN
.
rout pones His Trip to New York So
He May Catch 1'p with His
Correspondence In El
cellent Health.
NEW HAVEN. Conn.. June 2. 8cretary
Taft had arranged to le'ave New Haven at
:15 o'clock today, with Mrs, Taft and
their son Charles, for New York, bnt as
the carriage was awaiting them at the en
trance to the residence of W. W. Farnam,
the secretary concluded to remain here
until Inter In the day. Mts. Tsft and
Chnrles, sccompnnlrd by Mr. Farnam.
drove to the station and departd for New
York alone. Trjey will reach Washington
fbout jO'clock this evn!rg.
In explanation of his sudden change of
plans. Secretary Taft said that some con
ferences, which he was to have had today
In New York, had to be abandoned on ac
count of the funeral this afternoon of th
lnte President Cleveland. '
"I have a considerable amount of cor
respondence which has been nesiected for
three or four days," said he, "and I am
going to get it out of the way today. Here
I can attend to It quietly nnd without In
terruption, whereas If I went to New York
this morning I probably would be unable
to do anything with It this afternoon. "
"This has been," snld the secretary, "one
of the most enjvable commencements 1
ever attended. Every moment har hnd Its
delights. It was too bad that we did not
make 14 more Interesting for Harvard In
the boat race: but we defeated them at
base ball, anyway."'
Mr Taft had particular pl'-asure In meet
ing so Urge number of his former class
mates, the reunion of 'It having been the
largest and most successful In the history
of the class.
Notwithstanding the fitlgue of the last
four days, Secretary Taft expressed him
self today as feeling In excellent health
and spirit.
Mrs. Taft on returning to Washington
will begin preparation for breaking up
their home In the national capltol.. They
will spend practically the entire summer
at Hot Bprings, Va., only one or two short
trips from there to other point being In
contemplation.
In New York -tenlght Mr. Taft will din
with Jacob O. Bchtnldlapp of Cincinnati,
and perhaps another friend or two, but he
says the dinner will not be In any way
significant. While In New Tork. the sec
retary probably will confer with a few
pVrsonal and political friends as to plans
for the approaching campaign and as to
the clostns-up of hie official business In
the War department." After hi confer
ence with the president at Oyster Bay,
he will proceed to Washington.
SAC TREASURER UNDER ARREST
Coantr Official Pettla Foand to De
Short anally Twenty- Five
- Thousand. .
SAC CITY, la., June JR. Following th
report of the expert, showing the amount
of the shortage came the arrest of former
County Treasurer William H. Petti last
night on Information to which, about twenty
cltlxen of Sac founty swore, charging him
with embesslement of the county fund.
He furnished a bond of 15,000 signed by
his wife,' which- secure his appearance be
fore the grand, jury at the .August term ot
the district court
Real estate and other property were
turned over to the bondsmen several weeks
ago, which footed up to $27,0ftS.41. Mrs.
Pettis gave a note, secured by a mortgage
on her farm In Coon Valley township, for
$7.6 39 to W. J. Jackson, and the bonds
men will suffer little. The alleged short
age aggregates about 124,0)0.
PRESIDENT FAVORS A CHANGE
Believes Time Has Coma for One Man
Head of District of
Colombia.
WASHINGTON. June 26.-The Washing
ton Post today states that President- Rooae
vel( believes the time has come when the
Interests of the District of Columbia de
trend a better form of ggvertment, and
that he wishes to have a one man head of
affairs for the national capital In place of
the organisation headed by three commis
sioners, which has prevailed since 1874. It
Is stated that he will make this recom
mendation to congress next winter asking
to have the power of appointment, aa In the
case of the commissioners, as well the
power of removal placed In the hand of
the president.
DES MOINES FAST RECEDING
River Falls Over a Foot at Capital
and Danger ot Flood la
pver.
DES MOINES, la., June 26-The De
Molne river fell ever a foot during tn
night and at 7 o'clock thi morning stood
at 142. This is still very high, but the
water are receding more rapidly and will
continue, says the weather bureau.
Tlo reports were, received today from
Fort Dodge and Boone except that th)
river Is going down at both places. There
Is no further dsnger of flood anticipated,
and Dr. Chsppel f th weathep bureau
ha Instructed river observers at these
two points to make no further report
unless In case of emergency.
BELL'S SELECTION IN DOUBT
Mr. Bryan Refnsea to Discerns Choice
of Temporary Chairman of
Convention.
LINCOLN. June 28,-Whether Theodore
Bell of California will be selected a tem
porary chairman of the national demo
cratic convention Is a question which WU
llam J. Bryan today refused to discuss.
Mr. Bell hs been endorsed by the Call
fornla state convention for the place and
is regarded by Bryan friends as an ex
cellent man for chairman. TJi temporary
chairman will be selected at the meeting
of the national committee In Denver June
27, this matter being left over from the
meeting at Chicago.
VERMONT
NOT
FOR
BRY.IT
Motion to Instrnrt for
Voted Down.
N'ebraskaa
BURLINGTON, Vt., June as.-The demo
cratic state convention adjourned tonight
after an amlmated session devoted to the
election of delegates to the national con
vention at Denver, the nomination of can
didate for state officer and th adoption
f a platform. A resolution Instructing th
delegate to vote for William J. Bryan for
nomination for prealdeat, wss tabled by a
vote of 1M to 17, after Uvtly debet.
TRAVELING MEN HAVE TIME
rtai
rats on to
the Parade,
fere with
hut
Does el Ir
SIOUX FAI.' S v une
2. (Special
Telegram. )
of the Sol'
annual convention
aV. . Travelins ln'n v
soclatlop
) here today and will
-V on until Saturday. The
contin
open t.s s session was held In the
N'e ' '5 (his sfternoon, with the con
vv ng called to order by Colonel
R. t , -ck" Wood of Sioux Fall, presi
dent o. the association. The address of
welcome wss made by Mayor "Billy" Doo
little. a feature f the address being the
presentation of a monster silvered key
to the Traveling Men's association with
the offer of the freedom of the city. This
part of the ceremony was enthusiastically
applauded, but the cllma xcame when
Mayor Doolittle introduced Chief of Po
lice Tracy and referred to him as
"Frenchman," telling the visiting traveling
men they would have to talk French to
make him understand. When Tracy, who
is a veteran member of the local police
department, saluted and said "At your
service, sor." there were shouts of laugh
ter The police chief Is one of the well
known Hibernians of this par tot the
state.
President Woods responded to the ad
dress of welcome In behalf of the asso
ciation and Its members.
Rain this afternoon and evening changed
the plans of the traveling men. The great
traveling men's parade, originally fixed
to have taken place this evening, was
postponed because of the rain until 9:20
o'clock Saturday morning. This evening
there was a concert at the New theater
and the annual ball of the association was
held at the auditorium.
WARREN RECEIVES OVATION
Demonstration Exceeded In Wyoming
Only by that Accorded Pree
' Ideat Roosevelt.
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CHEYENNE, Wyo.. June 2fi. (Special.)
Francis E. Warren, United Statea senator
from Wyoming, returned to his home here
yesterday. The welcome was not only
spontaneous, but nonpartisan in every way;
stores, shops, saloon nd other places were
closed at 10 o'clock. Just forty minutes prior
to the arrival of the senater and citizens
generally. Irrespective qf party affiliation,
lined up In the streets, stood In the broiling
sun and waited for a chance to do homage
to him. When his train pulled into Chey
enne the streets were filled with military
and civic organisations, the city end shop
whistles were blowing, and countless loco
motive were adding to the din; bands were
playing and people cheering. The senator
was escorted to a carriage, with Governor
B. B. Brooks, and led by a number ot
pioneers on horseback the triumphal march
up Capitol avenue coipmenced. The parade
bad proceeded but a few feet when the
pioneers stopped, unhitched the white
hofses, fastened a rope to the tongue of the
carriage and resumed the march amid the
wild cheering of the peopl gathered on
the walk.
'It was the biggest parade ever seen In
Cheyenne or Wyoming, and the demonstra
Hon ws the second greatest, being ex
ceeded only -by tht sccm-de-d" .-P resident
Roosevelt on the occaali.i, of hi visit, to
Cheyenne a few year ago.'
DEATH CAUSES QUEER MIXIT
Law Doe Not Seem to Provide a Way
to Fill Vacant Office.
PIERRE, g. T., June 26.-(Sieclal Tele
gram.) The death of Congressman W. H.
Parker, leaves the congressional situation
In a rather peculiar shape. The vacancy
cannot be filled by appointment, but must
be by special election. The election of a
candidate la the puzzling one. The state
nominates through primary election and
fixes specific dates for such nominations.
The convention Is empowered to fill vacan
cies in the ticket nominated but not audi
as a vacancy by death of an officer elected.
The probabilities at tho present are that
Governor Crawford will not call a special
election before the date of the . general
election In NJTember and nominations
will be by petition for the place to fill
vacancy. Just who will be the man Is a
matter for the future political history of
the state, to decide.
Loyal Temperance Lraion.
MITCHELL, S. D.. June 2. Special Tele
gram.) The second annual convention of
the Loyal Temperance legion, attended by
several hundred delegates, closed this aft
ernoon when the following officers were
elected for the coming year: President
F. Lee Richards, White Lake; first vise
prenldent. Sanson Thomas, Spilngf 'd; 3-
ond vice president, Mlas Btrayer Morrow
Brookings; corresponding secretary. Miss
Florence Brarych, Mitchell; recording secre
tary. Miss Seaman, Mitchell; treasurer.
Miss Eva Cattnach, Woonsocket. Last
night thirty-three young women and gen
tlemen were graduated from a course of
study on total abstinence, which they have
been pursuing for the last year.
Prisoners to Penitentiary.
HURON. S. D., June 26. (Special.) Sher
Iff Young went to Sioux Falls Thursday
with three men and one woman. The quar
tet will serve terms of from one to two
years In the stats' prison In that city.
having been found guilty of criminal of
fenses during the June term of circuit court
here. Thursday morning court adjourned
until July SI, when the calendar will by
ciearen. uuring me term more man iorty
civil cases were disposed of and the en
tire criminal calendar cleared.
WOMAN ORDERED TO BE FED
Conaty Jadge Commands Offlrera.to
Force Food Down Zinn City
, Woman's Throat.
CHICAGO, June 26-Mrs. Mary Hunter
of Zion City, member . of the cult the
teaching of which result In death from
starvation, Is to be fed In spite of her de
termination to take no food for sixty days
If It ha command .of Judge C. L. Kones of
th Lake county court ls carried out. With
tha aid of two nurses a physician compelled
the woman to take nourishment after she
htd been placed under arrest and taken
to th Waukegan hospital. Mra. HunVrr
had already fasted for sixteen days.
MILWAUKEE FILES COMPLAINT
Five Railroad Syetesna Aliened to DIs-
rrlmnate In Favor of Chicago
oa Urr.ia Rate.
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WASHINGTON. June 28-Chargtng five
railroads with discriminating in favor of
Chlcsgo in th grain trade, the Chamber
of Commerce of Milwaukee today filed with
the Interstate Commerce commission two
complaints asking th government to re
quire the Sams through rates on all kind
of grain from stations on the defenuan
roads lu Iowa, Minnesota and South
Dakota to Milwaukee aa to th Chicago
market a.
FIRST RALLY OF CAMPAIGN
Gage County Republicans Start
Things Off Right in Nebraska.
BIG ATTENDANCE AT MEETING
Brown, Bnrkett, Pollard, Hlnshaw,
Governor Sheldon, Charlea Sloan,
Victor Rosewater and W. H.
Hayward Speak.
BEATRICE. Neb.. June 2. -(Special Tele-
gram.) By way of firing the first gun in
the rampalftn of I!, and with a large
crowd of Gane county voters present the
republicans held a meeting In- the Audi
torium 'this afternoon for the purpose of
ratifying the nominations of William H.
Taft and James S. Sherman and the adop
tion of Its platform at the Chicago conven
tion. Tromlnent republicans from all over
the state were preaent. Hon. A. H. Kldd
called the meeting to order and Introduced
F. B. Draper of Adams, who acted as
chairman.
Senator Norris Brown spoke on the pres
ent situation of the republican party, re
ferring to Its past seven yesrs of success
ful administration as sufficient to recom
mend a continuation of Its rule. He cited
William H. Taft's successful control of the
Philippines as - one of the marks of his
great executive ability, and felt that with
a party behind him that can boast the
achievements belonging to the republican
party during the administration of Theo
dore Roosevelt no voter should hesitate
about making a choice between the candi
dates of the parties. ,
Congressman E. M. Pollard discussed .the
relation of the republican party to the
farmers. He had made a thorough re
search among statistics, and produced fig
ures to show that during the reign of re
publicanism since Harrison's first term, the
values of grain and live stock had shown a
gratifying Increase, aa against a big de
crease during the administration of Presi
dent Cleveland.
Congressman E. H. Hlnshaw congratu
lated the. republican, party upon Its wise
choice of Taft and Sherman, believing them
to be the right men for the places. He
cited the numerous accomplishments of the
party now In power, among them Its con
trol of Cuba and the construction of the
Panama oanal. Under the present pros
perous conditions, he asked, would It appear
safe and sane to change the course of the
ship of state?.
Platform Strong; Enoagh for All.
Hon. Charles H. Sloan gave a short and
plcy talk upon the many things the repub
lican party has to be proud of and referred
to the platform Just adopted a one that
every good republican can stand upon with
the assurance .of Safety.
Victor Rosewater was heard In a few
brief word In which he mentioned the
result of th Chicago convention a work
that all loyal republican should feel satis
fled with.
William Hay ward, chairman of the etate
committee spoke of William H. Tsft ss
the right hand man for the plac and
expressed himself as believing that with
the. records of President Roosevelt and
Governor-. Sheldon behind them the repub
lican of Nebraska should roll up a big
majority next November. .
After th meeting some of the visitors
were ahown about th city In automobile
while other attended the circuit races.
From 8 to 9 this evening, a public recep
tlon was held at th Paddock, following
which a banquet was given In the armory
A. H. Kldd wa toastmaster and covers
were laid for 40). 'William Hay ward deliv
ered an interesting address on "The Party
In Nebraska." Congressman Hlnshaw
spoke on "The Congress." E. M. Pollard
on "The young men In politics," Norris
Brown on ."The Party's Record," Elmer
J. Burkett on "Why We Should be Repub
licans," Governor Sheldon, Victor Rose
water and others mado brief addresses.
The banquet was served by the women
of th Christian church and during th
evening Jenkens orchestra and the Albert
male quartet rendered (elections. ' The
gathering was the largest and most enthus
lastlc of the kind ever held In Gage county
and will aid the republicans In rolling up
a big majority far th party this fall.
MARSHALL HAS NORTH DAKOTA
Prosrreislve Republican Practically
Certain of Election aa United
Stntes Senntor.
FARGO, N. D.. June 26. It 1 now certain
that the stalwart wing of the republican
party In North Dakota has lost the sena
torshlp. and the next United States senator
from North' Dakota will probably be from
the progressivefaction of that party, aa
North Dakota ls unlikely to elect a demo
crat Congressman Thomas Marshall, pro
gressive candidate, has been , making so
great an Inroad upon the stalwart strong
holds where C. B. Little was supposed to
be strong, that there I no chance of the
latter securing enough votes to give him a
place cm the ticket at the general election
next fall.
For a time it looked aa though Marshall
might secure th 40 per cent of the 'party
vole necessary to Insure him th republican
nomination, but more complete return
show that N. J. Johnson, th other pro
gressive candidate. Is running so strong
that It Is certain the contest between them
will have to be decided at the general elec
tion next fall. Little, the condldate of the
old machine, and Senator Hansbrough, are
entirely outclassed.
SULLIVAN AGHKEAHLE TO BRYAN
Lincoln Man Writes to lowan to that
Effect.
DES MOINES, la.. .June ?. (Special
Telegram.) Hon. Jtrry B. Sullivan today
received a letter from W. J. Biyan saying
that the auggestion of Mr. Sullivan for
vice prealdent on the democratic ticket
met with his approval; that he knew of
ro irason why Jdr. Sullivan ahould not b;
named for vk president and knew that
he was eminently fitted for the position.
He assures Mr. Sullivan that If his ambl
t'on runs In that direction he will be glad
to add hla name to the available list. Mr.
Sullivan will second the nomination of
Bryan at the Denvr convention, having
been selected for that honor by Mr. Bryan
himself.
NEBRASKA CLUB WOMAN HURT
Tally bo C oach in W hich She and a
Party Are Riding Turns.
O-.-.r.
NEWPORT, R. I.. Ji.n It-Two women
delegates to the General Federation of
Women's CiTTbs convention t Boston weio
dangerously hurt and ten others more or
less seriously Injured her today when a
tally-ho coach In which they wer riding
caprised on a steep hill on Bath road. It
ls understood that among the Injured were
Mrs. Davenport of Watertown, Mass., and
Mrs. Sunden of Lincoln, Nsb. Mrs. Bun den
wa cut about th face and anklea.
SLEEPER TO HASTEN HOME
State Deportment Will Take
No
Action Until He Returns to
United States.
WASHINGTON. June 2S.-Jacob Sleeper.
the secretary of the American legation at
Caracas, who was summoned home by this
governmfnt because of the dissatisfaction
of the administration with the manner In
which the Castro government has been
dealing with the Interests of cltlsens of
this country, has reported his arrival at
Wlllemstad to the Department of State.
Mr. Sleeper announces that he Is ready to
proceed to the American naval station at
Guanatanamo. and arrnngementa will be
made today for sending the Marietta there.
Mr. Sleeper will remain at Guanatanamo
only long enough to catch a steamer on his
wsy to New York, going by way .of Clen
fuegos and Havana, Cuba. With a grim
sense of humor. In view of the conditions
under which he left Venexrula. Mr. Sleeper
sugsests to the Stste department that It la
an impractlblllty for him to proceed to New
York from Wlllemstad. as the first steamer
leaving for New York goes by wsy of Port
Cabello, Veneieula, which place he had Just
left. Mr. Sleeper's dispatch adds that
Military Attache Ruggles and family, after
undergoing quarantine (presumably at
Wlllemstad) will proceed to Washington.
The officials of the State department feel
that on personal Interviews with Mr.
Sleeper they will be better Informed as to
the attitude of President Castro.
It is believed here th)at President Castro
will not be willing to permit the present
analomoua situation to continue Indefi
nitely. SHERMAN'S HEALTH NORMAL
He Brsrins to . Ask Physicians When
He May Leave the Hos
pital. CLEVELAND. O.. June 26.-"! feel fine
thl morning.'' was the greeting Dr. Carter
had when he visited Representative James
S. Sherman at Lakeside hospital at 11' a.
m., today.
"Doctor, when can I go home?" the
patient asked.
He was assured from tha present Indi
cations - he could leave the hospital not
later than Wedneaday next. The vice
president nominee Immediately began to
plan for a conference with political friends
at I'tlca on Friday, July 3.
Dr. Carter stated that Mr. Sherman had
obtained seven hours or refreshing sleep
during the night and felt In ;ilgh spirits,
fieely, Joking with those around his bed
side. His condition physically was about
normal when Dr. Carter called, his tem
perature being "98, pulse, 72, respiration, 23.
At a conference held this morning be
tween Dr. Carter and consulting physi
cians, Drs. Allen and Stone, the greatest
assurances wss expressed as to the utll
mate' complete recovery of Mi. 8herman.
The patient's temperature reached normal
at midnight last night and'- continued con
stant during the remainder of the nigh,
and today.
Mrs. Sherman ha . completed regained
her strength and was In the best, of spirit
today.
GRUBSTAKE .CONTRACT VALID
Supremo Court of Waahlnarton Gives
Money to Man Who Helped , .
Prospector.
SEATTLE. Wash.. June 2B.-A law suit
w-hlch Involves more ( than 11,000.000 in
Alaskan property and which Is unusually
Interesting cn account of.lt grubstake
feature has Just been decided on an ap
peal by the euprenie court. Captain E. T
Barnette, banker and mining operator of
Fairbanks has been forced to make an ac
counting of all property and money which
he has made while In the Tanana to James
P. Causten. at present collector of customs
In Porto Rico.
In 1901 Barnette got Into difficulty, when
on hi way to the head waters of the
Tanana with a stock of goods. His
steamer sprung a leak and Causton ad
vanced t.ooo to engage another boat with
the agreement that ho" should have a third
Interest In whatever profit Barnette made.
Barnette, through the fortunate develop
ment of the sTanana became tmnyensely
wealthy, eatabllshed a bank and at present
has Interests In many of the richeat claims
In the district.
Thl agreement hold good according to
the decision of the suprome court, and a
third of Barnette' possession ls awraded
to Causten.
FATAL WRECK NEAR CHADRON
Five Persona Killed When Northwest
ern Pasaenaer Strikes Washout
from Cloudburst.
CHADRON. Neb., June 26. Five persons
were killed today In a wreck on the Chi
cago & Northwestern railroad. A double
header freight train, eastbound. struck a
washout caused by a cloudburst, forty miles
from Chadron.
The dead: '
WILLIS GRAHAM, engineer.
O. C. MYERS, fireman.
FRED EBONER, brakeman.
TWO UNIDENTIFIED MEN. who wer
stealing a ride.
Two other tramps are missing and two
are injured. Fireman Harris and Engineer
Pace are Injured. When the train struck
the washout both engines were overturned.
WESTERN MATTERS AT CAPITAL
Sooth Omaha Man Appointed Ment
Inspector nnd Sent to
Arknnsna.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON. Jime M. (Special Tele
gram.) E. I Brenner of South Omaha baa
been appointed meat Inspector, located at
Arkanhus City; Ark.
J'-nnie Smith has been appointed post
master at Bullhead. Boreman county, S. D ,
vice W. B. Shrlver, resigned.
RAILWAY WRECK IN INDIA
Fifteen Persons Killed and
Injured lu Collision ear
Bombay.
STO
BOMBAY. Jun M. Fifteen persons were
killed and 270 Injured in a collision between ! After votes of thanks all aroi nd, much
an express and and a freight train on the official patting on the u.nk. be ton me it
Bombay ft Baroda railway 'today nearjof rartl-colortd bouquets to everybody and
Baroda. Four of the passenger coaches and ' lo Oinaha In particular, wil l ri r' 'B c.ieeia
four mall cars of the express train and ; for what all conce 'e l wad r yai n ernln
four cars of the freight train were burned. I mnt, the twentieth couemlon f ths Na-
. ' . TTT- ' tlunal Live Sto k axi!u..j;e adjo.irned si i
DOLLIVER TO RIDE THE GOAT ' die. The. execute tJ!.,,.iUee In;, ol ate y
i - 1 1 went Into sr salon lor iiell'!i!ntry wjrk
Fort Dedse Elks Will Put town Sena- a,i organisation.
tor Ibrnnill Initiatory Cere- I .
monies Tonight. ItVtlFT t li tM THI ST I AF.S
FORT DODGE. la.. June :.-(Spe. M Tel
egram.) Tonight Senator J. P. Dolllver
will be Initiated Into the Elks' lode. HU
entrsnce will be the feature of the evening,
as he will ride the goat alone. A class of
twenty-five will enter with him. A big
banquet will follow th cereraouUs.
BIG METING ENDS
Live Stock Exchange Closes Most Suc
cessful Convention in History.
STRYKER CHOSEN SECRETARY
South Omaha Mn Gets Most Im
portant Office in List.
NEXT MEETING AT DENVER
Western City Wins Cut Aft?r Contest
v.-ith Milwaukcs.
SWIFT FLAYS KANSAS MAN
Area tans Attorney General Jackson
for Trust Prosecutions anil Pre
dicts Death of Cnperatlvp
Live Stork Concerns.
Pises of meeting. Denver, vet, 40 to 33.
Prsaldsnt, I. I. Graves, Indianapolis,
eoretay, A. P. Stryker, South Omaha.
Treasursr, J. W. Moor, Chicago.
"Hu'rah for Omaha. Hurrah! Hurrah
Hurrah!'' with rousing cheer on their
ilps, the delegates to the Twentieth scs
rlon of the National Livestock Exchnnss
filed from the convention hall tit 4:45 p.
m. Friday afternoon at the cloee ot the
twentieth annua laesslon.
Omaha get a new honor !n the secretary,
an office If possible, more Important ths'n
the presidency. Omaha did well and
deserved It. The vote for Mr. 8trykr was
partly a recognition of this.
Two days have been crainmod with dis
cussions and action of Interest to all com
mission men and livestock producers.
Federal control, a square deal to the pub
lic with publicity, firm enforcement of
the economic rules of the exchange, oppo
sition to so called leeches and misguided
Interferenoe, and conservative adherents
to the methods of sane competition, have
been advocated In many brilliant pcochen.
Superb entertainment from every point of
view has made thl convention historic.
In tho election of officers and the choice
of a place of meeting precedent was sev
eral times overturned. Denver, by a vote
of 4 Oto 33 Was chosen as the place of
the next convention. The other city In
competition was Milwaukee, championed
by G. B. Van .Norman. He made an elo
quent plea, and fought hard for the honor,
but J. A. Johnson's Invitation, and tho
charms of the' western city proved too
alluring to the convention.
Precedent la Broken.
Following this selection, the precedent
of allowing the president to go to the
exchange which became the entertainer
for the ensuing year was broken. No Den
ver man wa placed In nomination. T. S.
Grave of Indianapolis was nominated by
George V. Wells of Chicago. Mr. Vn
Norman, under the defeat for the plac ,
of entertainment, refused to be salved
ove; and made a speedy withdrawal.
Thereupon, Graves being the only nominee,
was unanimously elected by acclamation.
The chairman of each delegation named
Ita vice president as follows:
Omaha Jay Laverty.
Chicago K. H. Ingwersen.
Sioux City Frank Anderson.
St. Joseph A. F. Daily.
St. Ixnils E. E. pversireet.
Pt. Paul C. L Hans.
Pittshurg-C. V. I.auer.
Buffalo H D. WhaU-y
Milwaukee T. L. Wood.
Kansas City L. A. I.ennen.
Denver A. J. Campion.
These were simply ratified by the con
vention and have the powers of the execu
tive committee. Indianapolis, having th
president, had no vice president.
Stryker for Secretary.
In the election of secretaty A. F. Stryket
came out with brilliant colors over all oppo
sition and Omaha got another feather lr
Its cap. In this election the exchange ap
parently committed Itself to the policy ol
rotating the orflce of secretary. Hereto
fore there has been but one secretary, C
W. Baker of Chicago, who has held th
office for nineteen year. In nominating Mr.
Stryker Jay Laverty said that It had been
the sense of the meeting at Knnsas City
last year that the office should be given tc
the other exchanges after reasonable terma
It is not Intended to'change yearly In thli
respect, but to alio a new rule to be '
established by custom. "The service ot
Mr. Baker has been faultless In every re
spect," said Mr. i-averiy. nc nw u.o
more than, any other man to put the ex
change on Its feet during the time of Its
struggle for control In the varlou yards."
Following the nomination of A. V.
Stryker, G. B. Van Norman nominated C.
W. Baker of Chicago, Mr. Moody of St.
Loul nominated H. F. Parry, the local
secretary, and William Megeveny of St.
Paul 'named Secretary Frar.k E. Scott of
Bloux City. Mr. Baker declined the honor
of another election and withdrew from the
contest. The first vote on the three remain
ing candidates gave Stryker 80, Parry 2u
and Scott 17. In this ballot Chicago voted
eleven men, but gave Parry four of Ita
votes. On the second ballot the entire
eleven voted for A. F. Stryker ar.d the vote
stood: Stryker 34. Parry 16 and S-ott 17.
This being a majority. Mr. Parry moved
that the election be made unanimous. H
was seconded by Mr. Scott and It was done
amid good feeling.
A. F. Stryker Is the secretary of th local
exchange and is kr.own as one of the
brightest and hardest working raen around
the yards. To his efforts largely ls de
clared to be due the splendid success of th
entire entertainment. He has the reputa
tion of being fearless, frank and cnr.vlncinj,
and tireless In attention to detail.
Moore t htiHra Treasurer.
J. W. Mooie of Chicago, when ni one
had a favorite for the of:lce. of treastrrei',
was pounced upon by the convention and
made the victim of tin; r-r esirings agiliut
his protest and judgment. It was t.ie oai
chance the convention had to gel even wlih
Moore for talking on every subject of
dlscusfclon during tVee ntlre session. H
wss so overcome by the attack that be.foie
he 'could decline or escape teh convention
I had adjourned.
sas Proamnion Were Bused on
Perjured Kv Ideci-e.
"Before anotmr cai tlie co-operative
commlslon con.pany will he dead, the Kaw
harnessed and the Missouri diked," de
clared J. C. Swift, ex-preuloent of the Kan
Ill City Live Slock tchana, wag Filday
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