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VOL. XXXVIII NO. 21.
IRISH KING IS DEAD
Michael Waters of Inniihrnunay ' a
Well Known Character.
HOME RULE GA1N3 8TR0NO POINT
SUMMARY OF TOE BEE
Unionist Member of Parliament Makes
LORD CLANRICARDE TO SELL OUT
Land Commission Forces Landlord to
Close His Estate.
IRELAND DRAINED OF ITS YOUNG
Old mw rfimlon Law fthons AMW
Soul rod Daughters of Erin
Have Hone to Other
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1908 Novembers 1908
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For Omaha, Council Bluffs and Vicinity-
Fair Sunday; not much change in tempera'
Fcr Nehraska Fair Sunday; slightly
cooler north portion.
For Iowa Fair Sunday; Moderate tern
I emperaiures at umalia yesieraay;
Dl'BLIN, Nov. 7. (Special.) Ireland ha
i ii r.iliMitiM rharartn
itui uur ui si nifov ayi . i -
fjj In Michael Water, the king of Innlsh-
" muirsy, who died a few days ego. and
1. who has been succeeded on the throne by
lila aon, Michael. Innlshmurray la a storm
bound Island about nine rollea off the Sllgo
coast and the Waters have ruled there at
far back a the memory of man runs. The
lale king succeeded hi mother, who In turn
succeeded her husband, and the ruling
monarch has been a king In fact aa well
a In name. There are neither clergymen
nor police nor maglatratea on the laland
and the king's word la the supVeme law to
the eighty Inhabitants. An Innlshmurray
man has never been known to trouble the
courts on the mainland.
i V' Officially the main Industry of the island
1 riahlnr hut unofficially It la making
, or whisky, which pays no tax to
government. The liquor Is sold to the
publicans on the mainland and Is delivered
when the weather Is suitable that Is on
. dark and stormy nights when the excise-
i y men and their boats are not likely to be
abroad. About ten years ago me govern
ment determined to put a stop to this traf
fic and stationed a police sergeant and four
men on the island. After four months,
however, It was discovered that the In
habitants were in danger of starving to
j s oeain on account 01 ine ruin 01 ineir in-
Vi ' dustry. The police, too, were In danger
f of atarvlng for the Islanders refused to
-firjply them with food, and there are some
times periods of a month or more when
all communication with the mainland is
rut off. At the end of this period the po
lice were wlthdrswn and ' the staple In
dustry, of the laland has flourished ever
since without hindrance.
- Kin Michael ropalar.
Kip Michael was well known to thou
sands of tourlats who visited the Island to
see the remarkable ruins of the ' abbey
founded Jointly by St. Molalae and St. Co
himbkllle, early in the sixth century. The
king's: "castle," peat whitewashed cot
tage, stood near (he only- landing stag on
the -island and the king , was., always at
the. water's -adgtt when- a boat arrived to
welcome the visitors, unless they were po
licemen or excisemen,1 when the welcome
would bo a very cold. fine'. Tfla crown' was'
a very old, but carefully brushed, silk hat,
and lila scepter a formidable blackthorn,
lila real robe was the garment known, In
the west of Irelund as a "wlleycoat," which
Is a cross between a flannel Jacket and a
jersey. ' '
King Michael's funeral was attended by
every one of his subjects and by .hundreds
of people from the mainland. Tit, was
buried In the roval plot Inside the walls
of the rulr.ed abbey.
Homo nolo la Gaining-
Another evidence of the Change In public
sentiment even In the- unionist ' party on
the subject Of home rule Is furnished by
an Interview with" Sir George Doughty, a
leading unlcr.lst . member of parliament,
which has Just been, made, public. ' '81r
George, while lepcatlng the pious formula
abiut complete separation of Ireland froth
Kng1and being Impossible, . says .-that a
flarge number of influential men in the
unionist party believe that IrHar.d should
receive a measure of seW-government iuiu
us full as that enjoyed by, nny of the
British colonies. He also declares that he
la confident that tlrfs will soon -become the
official policy of the party. It may ha
... pointed out that this Is all that the Irlih
-A (nationalists are . asking . for. A: colonial
parliament mears the next thing to entire
r political Independence. ' k
Got After, Clanrlcarde.
, The, Irish land commission has at last
taken steps to deal with the scsndnl of
Lord Clanrlcarde, who. enjoys the dlstlnc
tlon of being the only land owner ever
publicly denounced in Parliament ' by n
British prime .minister for . his. treatment
of his tenants. The statutory notice for
the compulsory purchase f the Clanrl
earde estates by the land commission has
been published and within another year
It is expected every tenant who has been
evicted from the .Clanrlcarde estates will
bu back orj his own land. Lord Clanrl
carde, of course, is doing all he -ran to
oppoae the purchase but apparently all
lie can dJ Is abuse the land comml.sk ners.
He has not seen the estates for twenty
five years and he lives the life of a recluse
in England, devoting his time u. art nud
curio collecting. He Is shur.ued by his
fellow peers on the rare occasions i.t lila
appearance In the House of Inrds.
EsTect of luintlaratloa.
An announcement which has just been
made in the English Parliament by the
prime minister throws a sinister light on
the manner In which Ireland Is being
robbed by emigration of the young and
active part of lta population, leaving only
the old and poor behind. Mr. Asqulth an
nounced tiir.i. the total number of appli
cations received for old age pensions under
the new act up to the date of his stst.
men i wss 468.184. An analysis of the appll
' cations shows that thsy were divided as
follows. The total population of each
country is given for purposes of compari
son: ... . Applications. Population.
ajigiana 273,862 83.Siiu.CuO
Ireland 131.810 4,tSuO.OU
t-otland 4s,u77 4..0)
VNalea U 415 I S7U.0OU
This means that Ireland, with the same
population as Scotland, has three time as
muny applicants for a dole of 81-15 a week,
payable at the age of u or over, and com
pared with England has four times as
many In proportion to the population.
New Kasao for a Hood.
An agitation has been started in Dublin
fur the naming of the road from Kllmaln
ham to Chapeliaod, ''Isolde Kpsd." in mem
ory of the Prlnoess Isolde, the Iseult of the
Arthurian legend. Isolde, It will be remem
bered, was the daughter of the king of
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STOCK MARKET RISES
Flood of Buying Orders Sends General
OUTSIDE DEMAND IS PERSISTENT
Many Issues Hold Gains Despite Fre
quent Realieing Sales.
NEW YORK CENTRAL LEADS BOOM
Rumor that F. H. Harriman is to
Become Factor in Its Control
WILLIAM D. CORNISH DEAD
Prominent Railroad Mas F. spires
aadaenly la His Hot' v'
CHICAGO, Nor. 7. .yornlsh
.I'Vent' of 'he
IN VIOLATION OF LAW
STEEL MAKES RECORD MARK
peenlallon Stlmolated by Reports
from All Sections and Receipt
of News of Business
Returns from Nebraska coming In
slowly and carry out previous estimates
that 'part of the republican state ticket
is elected. X, rage 1
Ticket in' Missouri Is split and H will
require tho official returns to decide the
entire state ticket below governor.
St, Pag-e 1
Colonel Ludlow, commandant at Fort
Hamilton, denies stories that - officers'
quarters at the post have been the scene
of orgies. X, Page a
Boom in the stock market caused by
the evident revival of trade aa result of
the election. . X, Page 1
Federal . court of appeals yesterday de
cided that the American Tobacco com
pany, la a combination in restraint of
trade. ' X, S'age 1
More money for Investement in the
west and a general revival of business
Is already apparent as the result of the
election of Taft. TX, Page 8
Charges are made t hat a paving ring
exists In this county. X, Page 4
Kawville scheme to secure advantage In
freight rates is blocked. X, Page
Kallroada soek renewal of agreement
not to concede anything below tho 2-cent
rate. X, Page B
Review of the field of music.
XX, Page T
Goaslp of the theaters, plays and play
houses. XX, Page
Doings of Omaha society during the
last week. XX, Pag a
Work of the women in club and charity.
II, Pag- 3 i
Building operations, present and pros
pective. . . , Pag
Pure food show proving, a great educa
tion to the public. ' TX, Pag
: Latest news amoug tlic real estate men.
COlOXIKCIAIi aVsTS XSTDTOTKXAX..
Live stock markets. TX, Pag 7
. Grain markets. TX, Pager
' Stocks and bonds. TX, Pag 7
; .-, - 0OMIO SSCTXOIT. . .
Buster Brown shows a new wrinkle in
a water pipe. Page of good things for.
the .little folks. Matters of Interest to
tha women folks. Fluffy Ruffles comes
back to find old suitors awaiting her.
President-elect Taft and his visits to
Omaha. Century of evolution In air
ships. Ten million in gold a month from
the Rand mines. Educational value of
military tournaments. Pour Pages
KOVZXEITTB OT OCXAV S1TXAM8KXPS3.
Port. . Arrived. . Batlml.
NEW YORK,' Nov. 7. A flood of buying
orders which had poured In on brokers dur
ing the night sent prices soaring on the
Stock exchange today and brought scenes
of activity on the floor, the like of which
had not been witnessed in many months.
So strong wss the bullish sentiment that
In some Instances prices jumped upward
points at a time on single sales. The readi
ness with which purchases were made at
tli advanced figures Indicated that many
buying orders had been placed practically
without limitation In prlc. New York
Central rose S points on a few purchases
and United States Steel by short spurts
forced Itself up to 6o4, the highest price
ever touched by that stock. Many other
prominent stocks rose 1 and 2 points over
last night's closing. There was no definite
single piece of news to account for the ex
treme activity, but speculation apparently
was stimulated by reports from all sections
of the .country of. receipts of Urge orders
by msnufscturers, of rapid expansion In
wholesale and retail lines and that large
numbers of .workers are belna; re-employed.
The big advance' In New York Central
was attributed in part to a rumor current
In the stroet to the effect that E. H
Harriman soon Is to become a factor In
the control of that system. Neither con
firmation nor denial of this report was to
be had today.
The animated trading continued until
the close, though considerable ' selling to
realize profits developed In the closing
hour. As a result, the gains In some of
the prominent stocks were wiped out. but
the substantial . advances in . some shares
remained to the end. Prices wero work
Ing upward again when the closing gong
put an end to the trading for the week
' Edward H. Harriman was informed by
those at his home at Arden. Orange
county, this afternoon of the rumor that
he was to become an active factor in the
management of the New York Central A
Hudson River railroad and that the price
of the stock had advanced, supposedly on
the strength of .that rumer. He declined
to discuss .Jie, ubjact,'.
of New York, secor
Union Pacific.'' . ..patiy and a
director In. " Niorporatlons, was
found des t-vt at the Auditorium
Annex In K yVoday. Death apparently
was duo to i t disease.
Mr. Cornish was a member of the direc
torate of the following corporations: Leav
enworth, Kansas A Western railroad; the
Northern Pacific Terminal company of Ore
gon, the Oregon Railroad and Navigation
company, of which he was also vice presi
dent; Oregon Short Line railroad company,
of which he was also president; the Port
land A Asiatic Steamship company, the
San Pedro, Los Angeles A Salt Lake Rail
road company; the Southern Pacific com
pany, the Southern Pacific Railroad com
pany, of which he was president; Spokane
tilon Depot company. Union Pacific Land
company, of which he was president, and
the Wells-Fargo & Co.
Mr. Cornish attended the theater last
night and retired at about-' 11 o'clock, ap
parently In perfect health. Today when
Mr. Cornell, his private secretary, went to
waken him his death was discovered. An
examination of the body by the house phy
sician disclosed the fact that Mr. Cornish
had been Jead for aome hours. While a
superficial examination Indicated that death
had been due to heart disease, the doctor
said there was a possibility that It had been
caused by apoplexy. The coroner's inquest
was set for tills afternoon, after which the
body will be sent to Orange, N. .J., where
the decedent resided. His office was at
1M Wall street. New York.
The verdict of the coroner's Jury was
that death had been due to heart dlaease.
Government . Scores First Point
Against Tobacco Trust.
COURT OF APPEALS RULES
NEW UNIFORM LADING BILL
Measure Will Be Bet Forth In Detail!
by .Commercial Clnb .
A circular will be Issued in a few days
by the Commercial club setting forth In
detail Information regarding the new uni
form bill of lading w'olch has been recom
mended to all ratlrouds by the Interstate
Commerce commission. There Is, of course,
to railroad men and shippers a great
amount of Interest In the matter, and
among the shippers at least some uncer
tainty as' to the situation.
It my be ststed that at a meeting of
western railroad traffic agents Just held In
Chicago It was ordered that shippers may
use the old forms until the first of De
cember, provided that these are mad sub
ject to the provisions of the new bill of
lading through the medium of a rubber
stamp mark to that effect. This Involves
among tpther things the assumption of a
common carrier's risk by tha shipper, and
If he refuses to ship on these terms, an In
crease of W per cent In tariff is ordered.
The circular which Commisslorr Oulld
Is prepsring will set forth all the regula
tions and conditions in detail and will
be thoroughly read by the many business
men Interested, for the redlp'.ent of freight
as well as the shipper, is. of course, In
volved In some measure.
BOZARTH CN TRIAL FOR LIFE
Insanity Will Be" Plea, of the Defense
In Case of Greenwood
PLATTSMOtTTH, Neb.. Nov. 7. (Spe
rial.) In the district court in this city
Friday before Judge H. D. Travis waa
tried the case of Matt Boxarth, charged
with murder In the first degree for killing
James Dyer In Greenwood October 6. Dr.
N. D. Talcott of Greenwood testified that
lie examined the body of Dyer soon after
the murder had been committed, but th
man only gave one gasp after his arrival
and found two wounds had been made In
his abdomen and one in his heart. H. H
Weldeman testified that he saw Bosarth
approach Dyer and put his left arm around
his neck and' plunge the knife into hi
body three times,
Weldeman caught hold of Bosarth and
held him until the arrival of City Marshal
J. J. Andrews, who assisted In taking the
knife away from lilm and. placing him in
Jail. . Several witnesses corroborated tha
statement. Depositions were resd from th
wife of Bosarth and from aeveral of hi
brothers, all telling of his unreasonable
stattmnit and actions and believed htm to
be of unsound mind. His brothers also
testified that Insanity had been In the fam-I
lly for years, oae cousin being an Idiot
and another one less seriously affectet the
same way. Dr. John T. Hayes, superin
tendent of the asylum fur insane in Lin
coln, testified that he had examined the
prisoner and believed him to be insane
and that he would never be any better.
Drs. J. H. Hall and E. D. Cui.lmlns of this
city testified that they believed Bosarth
to be insane.
County Attorney C. A. Rawls appeared
for the state and A. N. Sullivan for the
murderer. The case was given to the Jury
in the evening and they returned a verdict
Saturday forenoon, finding that the pris
oner was guilty of murder In the second
To a reporter Bosarth said that he was
born. In Texas on September 4, 1876. and
was married In Texas. He stated that he
would like to see his wife and their two
children, a son 7 years of age and the
daughter 5. He had written to his wife
three times since being confined In the
Jail here, but someone besides his wife
answered the letters, although she could
It Holds that Combine Operates in
Restraint of Trade.
RECEIVER IS NOT NECESSARY
Government's leanest is Held to Be
WAY PAVED FOR AN APPEAL
Injunction Will Not Me Acalnst
Snbsldlarr Companies Until Case
Is Decided by Sopreme
TAFT REACHES HOT SPRINGS
Prealdent-Elert and Mm, Tnft Arrive
at Vlralnla Town F.arly
In th Day.
RINGS, Va., Nov. 7. rresldef
Mrs. William H. Taft arrl R
STATE COUNT DRAGS
A" telegram announcing the news of
Judge Cornish's death reached the office
of .Vice President Mohler of the Union
Pacific In Omaha before the press dis
patch, and the . Information was com
municated to The Bee. At headquarters
the hews was a profound shock. To those
who knew Judge Cornish he was particu
larly dear. His. long and faithful services
wtth the Harrlmap lines had made hlni a
power and he was popular among all his
Judge Cornish came to tho Union Pacific
during the period of the receivership as
master In . chancery. When the" receiver
ship was over and the road passed Into
the hands of Mr. Harriman the Judge be
came vice president, with offices In New
York, and In that capacity he remained.
He had a large share In the actual direc
tion of tho Union Pacific and all Harri
The Information received by the Union
Pacific was that Judge Cornish's mission
at this time In Chicago waa to confer
with other HHrrlman officials on matters
pertaining to the con.pany. Ho reached
Chicago Friday night and went to bed
apparently In good health, nnd when he
failed to appear at his usual time Satur
day morning a messenger was sent to his
room to arouse Mm. Fulling, he pushed In
the door and found the Judge dead.
CROWN PRINCE TAKES FLIGHT
Kelt to German Throne Enjoys Trip
In ' Airship with ' Connt
lop pell a.
NEW YORK, Nov. 7. The government's
attempt t0"brlng about a dissolution oni the
American Tobacco company, the giant cor
poration which practically contrrls the to
bacco trade of the world outside of Orent
Britain, has made substantial progress.
After long consideration of the great vol
ume of testimony taken during the many
months since the suit was Instituted, four
Judges in the United States circuit court
today handed down decisions holding that
the company Is operated In violation of the
Sherman antl-tnist law and .In restraint of
trade. The court found, however, that the
government's request for the appointment
of a receiver was Impracticable and wholly
unneoessarv and at the same tlmo the four
judges agree that the application for an
Injunction against the various subslduary
companies should be suspended until after
a decision or an appeal fronj the present
judgment. The complaint against the Im
perial Tobacco company and the nritlsh
American company was dismissed.
In addition to the American Tobacco
company, the defendants named In the gov
ernment's suit Included the Imperial To
bacco company, the British-American To
bacco company, the . United Cigar Stores
companies and fifty-nine other small cor
Thegov ernment's complaint against the
tobacco company Included the names of a
large number of susldlary and allied com
panles, but not all of these are Incuded In
the decision handed down by the Judges of
the United States circuit court today.
The suit has been In progress for many
years and great volumes of testimony were
taken by the government and on behalf
of the defendant companies. In the course
of these examinations It developed that the
American Tobacco company and Its sub
sidiaries practically controlled the tobacco
trade of the world. The American To
bacco company Itself Is capitalized at S1S1,
000,000. Its president Is James B. Duke, but
Thomas F. Ryan, the banker and capital
ist,' has been regarded as the dominant
fore In the great corporation.
einoe January," 1?J6, regular-- nuarteriy
dlvldends-at the rate of per cent a year
have been paid on thepreferred stock. The
first dividend on common stock wns 2
per cent, paid on March 1. 19- Since that
time dividends tn the same. amount have
been, paid In December, 1906,. S per cent ex
here at 10.20 o'clock this morning, fleversl
hundred guests from th hotels were at
the ststlon and they gave them a rousing
Some of those who voiced their welcome
had made the acquaintance of Mr. Taft
when he waa here laat summer and for all
of them ho had a hearty handshske. '-'I
am mighty glad to get back Into these
Virginia mountains," said he. "I've had a
pretty strenuous time since I left, but now
I'm going to take some rest and enjoy
Mr. and Mrs. Taft were driven at once
to the Ruth H. Harrison cottage, whlcn
they will occupy during their stay here.
It Is a good-stted two-story cottage, with
a veranda running most of the way around
It. It la located In the woods bsck on the
mountain side, and there Mr. Taft will be
completely free of the social life In the
hotels. 'His executive offices will be on
the second floor of the cottage. They will
be in charge of Fred W. Carpenter, his
private secretary. Letters of congratulation
are still pouring in on Mr. Taft, and he will
undertake at once the task of answering
them and the many telegrams he has re
cetved. He finds that he will be unable to
acknowledge all of the congratulatory mes
sages personally, and he is having cards
printed which will be sent out in reply
Mr. Taft went out on the golf links this
afternoon and played eighteen holes. It
was his first game since he left Hot
Springs late In August., While Mr. Taft
was at breakfast on the train enroute from
Cincinnati four Mlssourlan sent him
note congratulating him on the way their
state had gone. Mr. Taft Interrupted the
meal long enough to scribble his thanks
on the card and sent It back.
Returns on Entire Ticket Received
from Seventy-Six Counties.
REPUBLICANS SURELY GET THREE
BRYAN AND SHALLENBERGER WIN
Other State Offices Close y and May
Turn Eithtr Way.
FRIEDRICHSCHAFEN. Nov. 7.- Crown
Price Frederick' William made an escent
today with Count Zeppelin In the latter'
airship. The start was made at twenty ! tra in September. W0S. 74 per cent extra in
minutes psst eleven. There was a strong
northerly wind and the weather Is very
cold. It is porbable that the airship will
proceed to Donaueschlngen, Baden, where
Emperor William will arrive in the course
of the day from Austria. His majesty
will visit Price Von Fuerstenberg.
DONAUE6CHINGEN, Baden,. Nov. 7.
Th Zeppelin airship, with Crown Prince
Frederick William on board, arrived over
this town at 1:40 and is now engaged In
a series of maneuvers. It made a number
of trips along the railroad track while
awaiting the arrival of the special Imperial
train on which tha emperor Is coming from
The Imperial train arrived about 8 o'clock.
December, B per cent exera In June,
1907; VA per cent extra In September, 1907,
and 2H per. cent extra In last December.
Extra dividends aggregating 16 per cent In
the common stock have been paid thus far
in the present year.
BOY SHOT BYHIS PLAYMATE
Didn't - Know - It - Was - Loaded Tar
get Rifle Doe the
BIG LAKE UNDER CANAL LOCK
Report nherrnnenn Body of Water
Will Delay Finish of Pnn
NEW ORLEANS. La., Nov. ;.-A report
reached here today from Colon, Panama
that a subterranean lako. found un-; N
site of one of the proposed big locks of
the Panama canal at Oatun, will result
In a delay of several years tn completing
the canal and a much' larger, outlay, of
money than at first was anticipated.
According to this report, the discovery
of the lake has been kept a secret. Engi
neers who are said to know cf the discov
ery declined to discuss the. matter during
the absence of Colonel Goethals, who is in
the United States.
This discovery has brought about
change In the plana, according to the re
ports reaching here, by which two of
three locks will be removed from Gatun
to Bohlo, and for the construction of two
dams and a double lift in place of one
dam and three lifts.
All this work will add some to the
length of time for constructing the
waterway and will add a cost which has
qot been figured out. .
Cnder the reported change (n plans' th
Gatun dam will lift thirty-five leet of
water only and th dam at H&ito will
give an additional fifty-flv feet of water.
NEW YORK. Nov. 7. Colonel Goethals,
chairman of the Isthmian canal commit
tee, declared today that the report of the
discovery of a subterranean lake under
the sit of the canal locks at Gatun Is
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7. At the Isth
mlan Canal commission offices In tills
city It was stated today that no word
had been received as to th finding of a
subterranean lake under the site of one
of the locks at Gatun and it was declared
that the report of such a discovery was
absurd on Its face. It was stated that
borings on these lock sites had been ex
tended forty feet and that the evidence
of stability was conclusive.
Brian Treasurer, Thompson Attorney
General and Barton Auditor.
DEMOCRATS CLAIMING THREE
Garrett for Lieutenant Governor,
KuNthum for Land fommlsaloner
and towtrtll for Railway
A compilation of complete returns from
seventy-six counties In Nebraska on stst
officers below governor shows the lesd of
Barton (rep.), for auditor; Brian (rp.). for
treasurer, and Thompson . (rep.), for at
torney general, I maintained and that they
probably will be elected. Bishop (rep.), for
state superintendent of schools, Is not so
fsr ahead of Abbott, though, he is leading
by a small margin. ,
Hopewell (rep.), for lieutenant governor.
and Junkln (rep.), for secretary of state,
are running about even with their demo
cratic opponents, and their, chance 'of elec
tion is small, with Junkln a . possibility.
Eastham (dem.), for land ommlssloner, I
leading Cowlcs (rep.).
Cowglll (dem.), for railway commUaloner,
In seventy-six counties has a plurality of
80S over Williams (rep.)i This Includes the
vote of both Douglas and Lancaster' coun
ties, 'and apparently Indicates his' ehtctlon.
Eighty-seven counties give Bryan a plu
rality of 5,468 over Taft. These same court,
ties two years ago gave Sheldon a' plurality
of 10.980 over , Shallenberger. The same
number of countle give Shallenberger a
plurality of 7,256 over Sheldon, while two
years ago Sheldon secured in them a plu
rality of 11.740.
In seventy-seven counties Barton has a
plurality of 4,681, over Price. In seventy
eight counties Brian has a plurality of
2.6D9 over Mackey. In seventy-five coun
ties .Thompson has a plurality of 2,820 over
The democratic state committee at Lin
coln last night had given up hope of elect
ing more than lieutenant governor, land
commissioner and railway commissioner,
claiming these as certuin. '
Complete Coaatloo oa President.
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Earl Carr, 14 years of age, was ahot In
the hip by a playmats Friday afternoon at
3:30 o'clock at his home, 1133 North Twen
Tho airsh.p followed It into town .at an j Karl with two plavmates named Smith
altitude of from -400 to 800 feet. The crown ' were In the back yard playing with a 22
prince greeted his father through a mega- j callbro rifle. Vlril Smith, 12 years old.
phone und the emperor responded to this pointed the rifle at his brother's head.
salutation by waving his hand. Upon
alighting from the train his majesty drove
to the castle and took up a position on the
terrace, The airship then approached and
when directly overhead the crown prince
threw out a letter addressed to his father.
Count Zeppelin then circumnavigated the
castle, after which further greetings were
exchanged and the airship stsrted on its
return voyage to Friedrichshafen.
ROOF FOR THE AUDITORIUM ! w,rlte' but had been " lnv'm 8lnce the
birth of their daughter. H gave aa a rea-
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Permit to Cap the Bl Balldlna: Anew
Calls for Forty Thousand
Permit for the construction of the roof
on th Auditorium was uken out, Friday,
by the Omaha Auditorium company in the
office of the building inspector. The per
mit is In the sum of ttu.000 and the work
on the roof has already begun.
Several other large building permits were
taken out during the day, the aggregate
of the other perjnlts being 831.0U0. These
permits are as follows: A. D. Marriott.
2708-10-12 Cuming street, brick flats. 87,600;
Josephine G- Hamlin, 630 South Twenty'
ninth avenue, brick dwelling, 88.000: J. B.
Conte, Thirty-first street and Capitol
avenue, brick and frame dwelling, I3.0X);
Peter Peterson, Thirty-third snd Fowler
streets, frame dwelling, 2,&u0; J. J. Toms,
1818 Bpencer street, frame dwelling, 3J.60O;
W. Ashton. Twenty-eighth and Urant
streets, frsme dwelling, 82,Ouo; II. H. Dupln,
TlUrty-second avenue and Martha street,
frame dwelling, 2.0u0; W. F.-Dunn, 6S17
north Thirtieth street, frame dwelling,
. C, . Harden Hrilfsa.
OSKALOOSA. la.. Nov. 7 The resig
nation of C. 8. lUydun, aupeiiutcndunt
of th lov.s Central railway, was an
pounred today. The resignation U effec
tive December 1.
son for the killing of Dyer that Dyer had
written a letter derogatory to the charac
ter of his wife and had read it In the
street on the Fourth of July.
Bosarth la laboring under the hallucina
tion that someone Is trying to Injur his
character and Imagines he can see and
hear people talking against him and
Imagined that Dyer had a gun and in
tended to kill him. He stated that they
"say I have weak mind and I guess I
have, but I cannot stand so much abuse
James Dyer was about 65 years of age
and leaves a wife and several chlldern,
one daughter being present at the trial.
Dyer was also born in Texas, and when
Bosarth and family arrived In Green
wood he took tli family to his horn and
kept Uiem for a few weeks and then as
sisted them financially and otherwise, In
fact was his best friend.
I.ralalatare Goes Republican.
B1SMARK, N. D.. Nov. 7.-Accordlng to
the latest returns th North Dakota legls.
Ittur will be overwhelmingly republcan.
In the even, hundred districts th senators
hold over. Taking these Into account as
well as th newly elected senators, th
senate will comprise thirty-seven republi
cans, nine democrats and on Independent.
The house will contain but sight demo
crats out of 4 membership of oluty-ftv.
AUSTRIAN CABINET RESIGNS
Distentions Between Ministers Cause
Chanse la Administrative
Board of Government.
VIENNA, Nov. 7. Th Austrian cabinet
resigned today as an outcome of the dis
sensions between the German and Czech
ministers following the recent racial con
flicts In Prague and other Bohemian towns.
Earl Carr reproved him for doing this and
the lad then turned the weapon on the
Carr boy and pulled the trigger, not know
ing the gun was losded.
The bullet entered the right hip. Can
was taken to the Omaha General hospital
where he was attended by Dr. Bunce.
PIERCE ON WAY TO TEXAS
Oil Maaruate Arrives la St. Locals En.
route to Stand Trial la Lone
BT. LOUIS, Nov. 7. H. Clay Pierce,
chairman of the Waters-Pierce Oil com
pany, arrived here today on his way to
Texas, where he la to surrender for trial
on an Indictment charging perjury. He
was apparently fully recovered from his
Indisposition, due to an operation performed
in the east, and walked briskly from his
private car to an automobile, which took
This action has nothing to do with the
international situation. It Is expected that I him to his home. He declined to make any
Baron Richard von Blenerth, minister of statement, but at the office of his at-
leave here for Texas tonight.
the interior, will be entrusted with the
formation of a new cabinet.
Germaa Banker 10 nils Life.
MAYENCE. Germany, Nov. 7 Karl Op
penheim, a partner In one of the oldest
banks In Hesse, committed suicide by shoot
ing, here today. Heavy financial losses are
said to be the reason for the act.
Patch Mar Cause Man Trouble.
CHEYENNE. Wyo., Nov. 7.-tSpeclal.)-A
peculiarly shaped patch on the heel of
one of Fred Larclns shoes may hang him.
Because of thla patch Larclns Is suspected
of the murder of Miss Adda Bailey of
Denver, which occurred here September 12,
and an effort to connect him with the
crime is now being mado by Sheriff
Larclns, who Is a negro, was arrested
yesterday for invading the home of C. R.
Hoffman, holding up Hoffman and his
wife and daughter and robbing them of a
email amount of money.
Suspicion that Larclns might be tho mur
derer of Miss Bailey was first aroused
by his resemblance to the description of
her assailant given by Miss Bailey while
she wss dying. The appearance of Lar
clns and the description of the murderer
are almost identical, even to the height
S feet 3 inches and the phenomenal
breadth of shoulders. But a more con
vincing piece of circumstantial evidence la
a pear-shaped patch on the heel of one
of th shoes worn by Larclns when he waa
arrested. The murderer of Miss Bailey
left distinct tracks when he fled from the
seen of the crime and In these tracks ap
peared th Impression of a pear-shaped
patch Identical with that on Larclns' shoe.
An Investigation of Larclns' whereabouts
on the night of th assassination of Miss
Bailey Is now la progreaa -
EMPEROR OF CHINA SICK
Forelarn Educated Physicians Dis
charged and Natives Now
PEKING. Nov. 7- The emperor of China
the last ten days has been suffering from
a disorder which has manifested itself In
the inactivity of an Intestinal function.
His complaint has been attended also by
more or less fever. Tho government and
the members of the Imperial family are
alarmed over his condition. The foreign
educated physicians who have been at
tending his majesty since his Illness of
last summer havo been dismissed and the
old style practitioners reinstated.
LIBEL SUIT IN FEDERAL COURT
Haakell-Hearat Controversy is For
mally Transferred from Douglas
County District Coart.
The Haskell-Hearst 3X),O0O libel case has
finally reached the United States circuit
court. Th transfer to that cdurt was made
Friday afternoon from th district court of
Th order granting th transfer from the
state to the federal courts was signed by
Judge Le 8. Estells Tuesday, but there
waa aome necessary delay In making the
forme! transfer on account of preparing
the tanscrlpt and the formal filing of the
case In th federsl court wss delayed until
Plere Floor Mill.
PIERCE. Neb.. Nov. 7. Th Pieica flour
mill was burned this morning, with a loss
of 175.000, partially Insured. The caute 1s
unknown. Much flour and wheat burned
MISSOURI TICKET IS SPLIT
Official Returns Will Be Needed Be
fore Exact Result Can Bo
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 7. Complete returns to
the republican state headquarters heie tall
to Indicate ixactly the outcome of Tuns
day's election regarding the minor state
offices in Missouri. According to the fig
ures four democrats and three republicans
have been successful, buc Secretary Rush
Lake of the committee refuses to aoncede
the election of the democrats and says
that the official canvass must determine the
results. The figures show the election of
the following candidates by the pluralities
Judge of the supreme court, W. W.
Graves, democrat, 2,865. -
Railroad commissioner, John A. Knott,
State auditor, John P. Gordon, democrat,
State treasurer, James Cowglll, democrat,
Lieutenant governor, Jacob F. Omellch,
Secretary of state, John E. Swanger, re
Attorney general, Frank P. Fulkerson, re
The republicans probably will control the
State Board of Equalization, which has
supervision of 275,000,000 In property of pub
lic service corporations in the, state. The
constitutional amendments. Including that
proposing the Installation of the Initiative
and referendum, seem to have b?en rejected
for lack of the necessary two-thirds ma
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DEMOCRATS CLAIM JUDGES
In Ohio They Make Xo Concessions
on Stole Ticket, Preferring;
to Await Cessl.
COLUMBUS. O., Nov. T.-Democratlc
state headquarters today added to thclr
dalm of the election of Suley Creamer
as stste treasurer, and another claim that
the two republican candidal es for supreme
court Justices have been defeated. They
add that they now have reasons to con
cede nothing on the state ticket until all
returns are in, as there Is a fighting chance
for nearly all. J. H. Newman, candidate
for secretary of state, refuses to concede
the election of Carml A. Thompson. The
democratic national committeeman, 'Har
vey Garber, Is understood to claim only
the election of stite treasurer ai;d possi
bly that of one Justice of the supreme
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... 10S7 .
Iowa Maa Foaad Guilty.
WEBSTER C1TV. Ia., Nov. 7.-rgpclal)-Gullty
of attempted manslaughter, was
th verdict of th Jury this morning abainst
John Butier. Because Policeman Young
was watching his place for Illegal liquor
sales. Butler attacked him with a knife,
cutting a gash In his cheek five Inches
T itals, 87 count. 122075 128143
Com plot Voto on Governor.
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