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OMAHA, TUESDAY MOKXIXO, XOVKMBER 17, 100S TWELVE l'AOHS.
SIXM.E COVY TWO CENTS.
TALK OF MISSIONS
SUMMARY OF THE CEEIHEXEY'S CHANCE IS COCD
Look Out Below!
Tirirfu), November IT, lOS).
No Unfavorable Symptoms Develop in
First Catholic Congress in ' United
States Begins, in Chicago.
jiasks beginning of new era
Hearings Before Committee Develop
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VH'iNs i.v and warmer Tuesday.
FOR i -RASK A Fair Tuesday, moder
FOR IOWA Fair, with rising tempera
Temperature at Omaha yesterday:
BULLET IS EASILY EXTRACTED
CHARGES MADE AGAINST "TRUST"
Patient Shown Wonderfal Streasjth
anil Kvery ladleatlon He Wilt
HrrntFr Mr-trrr Slaw Haaa
Church in America Joins Nations Or
ganized Into Hierarchical Unity.
ARCHBISHOP UUIGLEY PRESIDES
Allegation that it Fixes Prices for
Producer and Consumer.
High Praise for Work of Congrega
tion of the Propaganda
MANY NOTED PRELATES ATTEND
Special Lr am t e at rapr rids One
tho Representatives a the Con
gressWords of Cheer
to Workfri. ,
CHICAGO, Nov. 1 In the presence of i
archbishops, bishops, mitred abbots anil 1
priests, and o multitude of laymen. th? j
first session of the first Roman Cnthollr j
missionary congress In this country opened
today In the Ftrst Regiment armory in i
thl cltv. To ths communicants who
thronged the assembly -com the occasion
had an added significance from the fact
that It mark the passing of the Roman
Catholic rhurch In America from the posl
llon of a mission field to equality with th-"
nations organise As hicrarchlal unities in
the Roman Catholic church.
The morning' session, presided over by
Archbishop QuIgUy of Chicago, was de
viated to foreign missions, and was pre
cfdd by an opening chorus by the stu
dents Of the Cathedral college.
In Ilia address Vif '.vclconic to the visiting
delegates who represent 'practically everv
parish and ' church In the country and
Canada. Archbishop Wulghy outlined tin
reasons and object nf the mlss'tniiry con
gress, declaring that the event marks tin
change In the church In Anvrloa from
missionary Conditions to a full rhnro In
the activities of the church and should
eryBtallza the misslnrary spirit In the
clergy and people.
Address of Archbishop Qnlitley.
Tniclng the history of the missionary
work of the Roman C.(ttn lie chu.'eh. Arch- j purpose tho adoption of s od laws, sol. c
blshop Qulgley told of the cr intlcss ranlt!- i tion cf men of inlvrrl'y for mun!,''rnl p i-
Cfctlins by which the corgr.-gnthm of tin Hons urn! making American livins ccuidi
prcpaganda, the body ur.d T wiilch th j t;ons ch an, hcnlthful end mi-actlve will j
church In America has tio:etofore worked ho n;a:'.e in'll the c onvention loijouinn!
has sent Its mlsslonailes Into nl! rnr,s " f Thuvaday evening with a bumiuet. 'rlv;
the world and planted t':r. ctandrrd of tin j first session waj forniFlly ipcifd lute this
Roman Catholic church in ktranse lin.ls. as i nftt-rnoon In the ro'ims of the Plttshurc
well ac caring for the faithful in countries
which had lapsed from the ru'.o of tiv
Roman Catholic church.
In his closing paragraphs the archbishop
paid aV tribute to the worlc of th. conirre-
gatkn of the propaganda In the United j
Btates ami Canada, saying;
"It found the present territory of th
United Statea a hundred yrnrs a Co a mer
outpost of clvll'zut'on. It cared for thu
Infant church and breathed new life 1'itj
It, never' despairing of its glorious future
through rentuty of pansl.in un-
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worio. nH);vrl,yi54inWWvM.,i in.i
-America' today and it la s vristhlngWt
awes, under Ood, to this sacred consrefca
Jln de propngnnda fide.." '
gprelal I.esato of rope.
In his address of welcome. special em
phasis was laid by the archbishop on tli;
presence ot Most Rev. Dlcmede Fclconla,
archbishop of Lai lsa, and special legato
of Pop Plus X.
Archbishop Falconto, at the conclusion of.
the addrsss of welcome, delivered an ad
dresa In which he pronounced the blcsa'nif
ef Pope Plus X r.n all taking part in thi
congress, and predicted a glorloim growth
for the church under the new conditions.
Papers wers read by Right Rev. Joseph
Fieri, I. C. U, of NfW York, director gen
eral for the United States of the Society
for the Propagatlcn of the Faith; by th
Very Rnv. John Wlllms. C. S., 8p.. ot
Pittthuig, director general for the I'nlted
Stales of the Association of the Holy
'Childhood, and the Very Rev. A. E. Burke,
president of the Catholic Church Kxtcnson
of Canada. The presentation cf the papers
was followed by a general discussion ot
the foreign missions.
POVK'tl PONTIFICAL MASS AT ROM PI
fjuuaasl Ceremony Observed at t.
Peter's Over Aanlveraary,
ROME, Nuv. 1&A pontifical mass wasJ
celebrated lid morning at Si. Peter's by
llio pope on the occasion of th3 fiftieth an
rlvrrsary of hla Joining the prleatliood. It
was the most Imposing ceremony witnessed
fcu Rome since the coronation of the pontiff.
There were irtunt not less than 70.aK) of
the faithful who had come to Rome from
all parte of the world.
Tribunes had been erected only for the
rope's sisters, the members of royal fami
lies, the dlplomatto corpa ahd 'the special
missions sent by the heads of state's. The
r-st of the people were admitted by
tli ket. Order was maintained outside St.
Peter's by the municipal police and Italian
troops, while inside the building the ponti
fical gendarmes ssw to the proper seating
of the crowds. Among the members of
royal families In the tribunes set aside for
their use were Oiand Duke Alexander and
Grand Duchess Xenla of Russia and Prin
cess Mathilda of SaXony. The special en
voysthey were all clad In brilliant uni
formsIncluded Prince Hohenlobe-Karten-teln.
representing Uivaria; Prince Fchwari
oerg. riresent1iig Auslrla-Hungarj; Baron
sVliorlemer. representing Germany, and
Duke Bella Conqulsta.he Spanish emis
sary. The Kasiliia was radiant Inside with
t'ooiixands of electric lights ahd candles.
The pap.il procession was most magnifi
cent and brought together a large variety
of handsome and rich court costumes. The
b shops were clad In purple and the car
dinals In red. Above the heads of the
high church dignilariea rose the papal
chair, upon which the ponilff, dressed al
niot entirely In h;t, seated. The
lii iir ma .flanked by the famous feather
fan, and as the pope progressed h Im
parted his blessing to the kneeling crowd.
. Theie were thirty-four cardinals and 360
b shops In the procession,
Tho Cnlie-I States ji represented by
Archbishop J. J. tilrnmm of St. Louis.
F'shop K. I'. Allen of Mobile, the moat
Rev. Robert Seton. tit-alar archbishop of
S'lHpolla, of Newark; Monaignor Kennedy,
rector of the American college here; Mon
aignor John Farrelty, spiritual director i-f
tint American college; the Rev. Ueorge W.
Jlund'lcln, chancellor of the diocese of
Drotklyn. us well as a number of Amer
ican students and a large contingent of
Cardinal RampoHa, as the arch priest of
11 bt. ret
bt. Peter's, rwolvttl the pope at the en
tiaiitxt lo the Uaaillca. The choir of the
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MOVEMENTS OP OCEAIf STEAMSHIPS.
NEW YORK Calabria....
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MONTKKAU Ulir- I'himpialn.
FOR BETTER CITY GOVERNMENT
Joint Mrasiuu cf atlonnl .Mnnlelpitl
l.enaue mid American t l lc
I'eilern t Ion at I'll taliuru.
li TTSIU RO. Nov. -Tin- f- li l.-:r !i
aniual meialiv.T o." the Muniilpcl lounie.
i ho sixt-ontli unnu'.il C?nfv.:cnci. f -r Cio d
City flovcrnmint end ihe fourtii atnu.il
mieliiiiT of tlio Anioilan Civic utsm lutioii
acsenihlrd In Joint convention in tlur city
today. Many mldivs'cs liuvtnif fo:- tlu-ir
t hamber of Commerce, under whose auu
pices the convention t being held.
Clinton R. Woodruff of Philadelphia, first
vice provident and secretary of. the Ameri
can Civic as elation, read his annual re-
He rcferrcj to t ho .munlclpil and
civic developments throughout the country
from Ihe viewpoint of the National Munici
pal league aiid the American Civic ass .ca
tion. Mr. Woodruff nfeired to Minne
i pulls, Kur.sas t hy, finn Francisco, Grand
ItapUlu and other in mniunltles ai having
i biiuwii marauii a jvanceilioni. il a so tn it i
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o'B uone iy ma l
wyr ioimm;a:i fir municipal rpip'l!
und the Rost?n f nance. obhimlttei.
Ceuige A, Sopor, ph. D.. of New York.
cnaitman of th.- metrcpol'.tan sewerais
I commission, road u papir pietrentlng ths
views of this eommlsMon. He said:
"First and foremost among the defects
orii Tiecds of public health administration
rrnnt be placed the want of adequate !
knowledge of th- ptlnelples and practices
of public heultl) worlt gn the part cf offi
cers having Jurisdiction.
"It there is any d ;;ai tnnuit of munici
pal government whkli should be taken out
of politics and put on a hteh pline of
pixlesKlor.al efficiency .t is puhlie health
At a meeting t ininlit in hs Second
I lesfcyiei lau chiircli clvlj c.nd.tlo:s of in
dustrial ruininunities or the "Plusuuru
"""" e.c. reucaiu. i.ic I'l.lslnu g
surv.y was undertaken a Je.ir art, by tlie
national publication commltt'o of Charitli..
and the Commons. It Is a close rantfe in-
vett gatUn if living cci.dill ns In the grca:
Industrial distills at the luadwai. rs of the
ot lo river.
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rum pan leu on staffer of lr
1 j torney Worden. Prosecutor Smith has evl-
CINC1NNATI. O., Nov. li. President- . ilence of a documentary nature and a few
libel Taft arrived here this afternoon un-j witnesses to fill In the testimony of those
accompanied, and was driven to Ihe home 1 who gave evidence in support of tho co.i
of his brother. Ho said his visit was e:i- I tention that Mrs. Gunness Is dead, after
tirely on a matter of personal business and ' which he will take up the question of the
declined to discuss politics or public f- j motive of Lamphere for setting fire to the
fairs In any way. According to his present
plans he will return tomorrow night to Hot
During the afternoon Judge Taft attended
the funeral of Mlsa Phoebe 8. Baker a life
long friend of the Taft family, who died
Saturday at her. home on West Virginia
Hills. For the remainder of the day he
remained quietly at the home of his"
brother, greeting friends, and at the end
of the day saying that no public matters
had been considered, and none had any-
thing to do with his visit here, which was
wholly a matter or personal business.
He said be expected to return to Hot
Springs at once, having here tomorrow
PRESIDENT HAS NO
- ; imoner.
Ksreatlve Urrllnrs to Be Drawn Into; Patrick charged that the case against
Any Controversy Concerning j him was a conspiracy and urged that in
Religions Faith. ; commuting the sentence of death, which
" I the court Imposed upon him., to one of life
WASHINGTON. Nov. l.-No c miment t Imprisonment. Governor Hlgglus had re
was made today at the White Hou-e on the 1 .orted to a more cruel method of ouniiil..
letter to the president from the New York
ay nodical conference of the K angelical
Lutheran church uf America, asking him
to recant hla denunciation as "unwar
ranted bigotry" any refusal to vote for a
candidate for high office because of mem
bership In toe Roman Catholic church. I
It was intimated that the pres.dent woud
have nothing to say In regard to the letter. I
although It was added that he had not!
had time to give It full consideration. j
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lYinO. OlMnU UtMU IN ttUdlUN1
tenon inai niaan of Base Ball
Player Was Mardered I'rotea
BOSTON. Nov. PI After an autopsy and
nearly twenty-four hours of Invrstlgiti m
the local police tday suld that they worn
at rifled thst Mrs. Charles W. (Chick)
tttshl. ths widow of the American league
haaa bull ball pliycr. whose body was
foLhnd riiterday In l d.wmy of a house
in Soutit Ronton, died from natural causes
and thut she had not bcn robbed of any
SAN FRANCISCO. Cal., Nov. i-Abra-ham
Rucf has asked for a change of venue.
Court adjourned at 10:fiJ until 10 o'clock
tomorrow morning In order to give the
prosecution time to make, counter affi
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. J'-Neatl)
three .days -have elapsed since Francis ,J.
Heney was shot down In the court room
by Morris Haas, who committed suicide In
Phis cell at the county Jail Saturday night.
and early today the seven physicians In
attendance upon the prosecutor of Ihe
i iniknrif ,uao uurfk In t he. belief that the
long and anxious Interval has developed
not a single unfavorable symptom resultant
from the bullet wound In his head. There
Is neither fever nor Indication of dread
blood poisoning; the patient has shown no
unexpected; loss of strength and between
j periods of long and refreshing sleep last
' night he was given a little liquid nourlsh
When Abraham rtuef Is brought to the
I court room for resumption of his third
I bribery trial Ruef's attorneys may ask for
a continuance, but sucu a motion win nc
vigorously contested by the district attor
ney's office, Ihe three newly associated vol
unteer prosecutors having devoted most of
the Inst forty-eight hours to picking up the
threads of the complicated case where they
were dropped by Heney last Friday. It
h;.s been announced that the trial of Ruef,
which lin.n already occupied over two
months and which has barely entered upon
tli- st 'ge of taking testimony. Is to be ex
pedited by every effort of the prosecution.
Iloiv Unas Secured ristol.
There has been no satisfactory explana
tion cf the manner In which Morris Haas
; procured possession of the Derringer with
j which he shot himself In the county Jail,
j Chief of Police filggy and some of his lm.
mediate -subordinates are content with the
declaration that the prisoner carried the
I wcatKin Into his cell concealed in hla shoe,
Other members of the department and W .'
I J. Ruins, a special agent of the district a-
toiney'a office, Insist that this was Impos
sible rnd that the pistol was handed him
either by his wife upon the occasion of her
visit or by some other person.
Mrs. M. Kohn, who had known Haas In
timately for twenty-five years, lias in
formed the police thai Haas acquainted
her with his determination to shoot Heney
some time ago and that when he reiterated
his Intention a few days ago she threatened
to have him arrested. She Identified the
Derringer as one of three pistols she had
known Hans to possess. Mrs. Haas, when
she visited the county Jail, was accom
panied by Mrs. Kohn, who, however," was
not permitted to approach the prisoner
closely. She stated that she did not Inform
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anyone im naas mresis oecause ane reared
Ul(1 mKfT of her -htisban?.
DR. SCHELL TO GO ON STAND
President of . Iowa Weilersa Uni
versity Will Testify What
1 Umphrre Told Him.
LA PORTE, Ind.. Nov. 16.-That Dr. E.
A. Schell. president of Iowa Wesleyan uni
versity, at Mount Pleasant, la., who was
pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal
church of this city at the time of Ray
Lamphere'a arrest, will come to La Porte
this week to confront the defendant and
repeat on the witness stand the Ineiiml
natlng stories which he has stated Lam
pliete told him during the first few days
of his Incarceration, is the most startling
subject which 1s being discussed today.
That Lamphere talked much to Dr.
, gchell when the latter visited him In his
j cei before an attorney had a chance to
restrain this Is known. Just how much
he admitted only Dr. Schell. Prosecutor
I Smith and Lamphere himself know. When
asked If Dr. Schell was coming. Prosecutor
Smith smiled and aaid that he was not
' 1"lle rtttJy 10 nswer that question Just
I Mrs. William Flynn. alio was a neighbor
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oi isii s. uuiiuess uiiu wno lucniuica ner
rings, was the first witness tod ly. The
oss-exanilnatlon was conducted by At-
' iiiiija -,,1 n.lll fnll,,w lh. , 1 I-
, u u m , .a,,,, nit, LU1IU TW ..111, , lUtJIILU
of the firing of the house by the defendant.
This will take the greater part of this
week, said Prosecutor Smith this morning.
DECISION AGAINST PATRICK
Lawyer Accused of Murder Falls la
Kffort at Release by Su
WASHINGTON, Nov. 16. The petition of
Albert T. Patrick, the New York lawyer,
who Is serving a life sentence in the state
prison at Sing 81ng, N. Y., on the charge
j of having murdered the millionaire. Wll-
liam M. Rice, for a writ of habeas corpus
was decided by the supreme court ot the
j I'nlted Stales today adversely to the ps-
ment. He asked to be released from prison
on the theory that the whole proceedings
had been unconstitutional and Invalid. Tne
decision of the court was announced by
Chief Justice Fuller.
RfWFRNM FNT Tfl PIKH PflQF
UUVt nMtPn H rUJr1
District Attorney Ulnae Will Apply for
Writ of t'eatlorarl at Uaro
In oil Case.
CHICAGO, Nov. IS.-Distrlct Attorney
I Sims today served notice on rour.ee! for;
tho Standard Oil Company of Indiana that
on November SO the government will apply
lo the supreme murt for a writ of certiorari
bringing the record of the famoua rebating
i aid before that tribunal. This Is the case
In which the court of apea's reve:aed Judge
Lamlia. who had recorded a fine ot J9.24
CoO against the corporation. The notice to
the Standard Oil attorneys was signed by
Solicitor General Hoyt and was brought to
Chicago loday by Mr. Bioia, who returned
from a conference with Attorney Oeaeral
t Bonaparte at Washington.
From the Chicago Examiner,
INSURANCE EODALS THE LOSS?
Hundred Thousand Dollars on Ne-braska-Holine
ALL CARRIED BY OMAHA FIRMS
If the Estimate of Destrartlan Are
Crrec . the IMbm . Will (Not
Ut Complete tfiJa' ' Co V. .,r.
The Xebraska-Mollne Plow exxhpany,
whose building at Eighth and Leavenworth
streets was badly gutted by fire early
Sunday morning, carried insurance to the
extent of 1100.000 on Its stock and building.
The exact amount of loss has not as yet
been announced, but the estimate origi
nally made In The Bee the morning of the
fire from 175,000 to $100.000 has not been
changed materially by the officers of the
The statement was made yesterday that
all the Insurance was carried In Daven
port. A little Investigation, however, dis
closed the fact that nt least 1100,000 was
carried In Omaha and It Is believed this is
all that was carried anywhere. Here Is a
list of the policies and the companies carry
Mercantile F & M f 2,800
Palatine 2 500
Scottish Cnion and National 7.1,00
J. "I K l
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i st. Paul
Norta American S.Onn
POLICIES ON STOCK IN OFFICE.
New Hamshlre 2.600
Total on atock $71,500!
POLICIKS ON HCILDING. !
(Written In tho name of Herbert Du Puy.l I
npringnetd 5.0 o
Home , 10.000
Continental .' 3,.Vi
Western ; 6.000
Total on building $a.50o
Total, stock and building 1100,000
Old Offices for New.
TTpon pumping the water out of the base
ment of tho burned Nebraska-Moline Plow
company building, l'islitli and Iavenworth
streets, it was found that the heating plant
escaped Injury In tho fire of early Sunday
morning and for this reason the compiny
will maintain Its offices In the old building.
The offices are located In thst part of
the structure which was not reached Ivy the
fire, the only dr.mage done In that section
being by water.
C. C. TroxL'll. manager of tho coinpsny,
had Intended to secure temporary offices
and sami le rooms uptown peudlne the re
pairing and n building of ti e burned struc
ture, but he will now simply secure sample
rooms. As yet the manuger has not s-curel
suitable rooms In which to display the
company's go. ds. but hopes to do so som
time during the day. He will get tempo
rary quarters, only, as the work of rebuild
ing will bepln ss soon as the insurance
adjusters finish their work.
Mr. Troxell said It aeemed as though
thero were l.oOO adjusters at work on the
loss. They began early Monday morning
and were swarming all lover and through
the building from basement to garret.
"It was the Intention a yeir sgo to build
on two more stories, but the Danlc came
i n BnA lho nronosltlon waa killed " an 1.1
Mr. Troxell. "Whether the company will
consider it best t) make this improvement
at the present. I do not know. We need
moro room, but It may be derided simply
lo replace the old structure: now. We will
build here on the ruins of the old building,
much of which w'll be saved. No one can
say when an Insurance adjuster will finish
his work, but Just ss soon as these repre
sentatives of the insurance companies are
(Continued on Second Page.)
depew becojwes sarcastic
Still X arses Hope Senatorshlp
A grain Come Ills Way In
WASHINGTON. Nov. 18. When Senator
Chauncey M. Depew of New York left the
White House today he made some pointed
utterances bn the senatorial situation in
his state. He was . asked If he had come
to Washington to ,eee the- aren whom -he
had recently . said verg electing the. east
senator from New York In Washington.'
"Well, tho man who thinks he Is clectrn?
the senator has gone to Hot Springs," said
Senator Depew, referring to National Com
mitteeman William L. Ward of New York.
"There are three or four New York men
who spend much of their time down here
telling the president who shall be appointed
ambassadors abroad, Irrespective of the
New York senator, and the rest of their
time Is devoted to electing our senators.
"I desire to say that the next legislature
will choose a senator. The 201 members
who compose that body are able, represen
tative men, who can neither be diiven,
hoodwinked nor bulldozed."
Mr. Depew said that the old organization
In New York "is alive and doing business
at the old stand."
Secretary 'Root today made the following
statement regarding the senatorial situation
in Now York:
"I think the republicans of New York
who have expressed a wish to bring about
my election as senator are entitled to a
definite statement as to my position.
"I am not seeking the office of senator.
I' do not think that great office ought to
be given to anyone because he wants It;
: Dut (f the legislature of New York, repre
Binning (Ji-uf'IB ui mt; Binic, iiuib mat
1 I can render useful service to the state
and the country In the senate and call upon
me to render that service, I shall respond
to their call and accept the office."
BALLOON RACER'S QUEER TRIP
Una; starts from loa Anaeles and
Lands .Near Starting; Plnce
After Twelve Honrs.
LOS ANGKLKS, Nov. 16.-The big racing
balloon America, which started from Los
Angeles at 8:18 yesterday afternoon In an
effort to make a long eastward flight,
landed at 3:30 this morning one mile from
the ocean at Hermosa Beach, after being
In the air twelve hours and having been
driven to aea four different times. The
occupants of the car, C.tptaln A. E. Mueller
and J. K. Hutchinson, landed safely.
The balloon came to the ground about fif
teen miles from the point of starting, hav
ing traveled in circles and zlg-xagged baa'k
and forth for many hours. The bag was
carried five miles to sea on one occasion
and two mile? on another occasion. Two
other tlmi s It skirted the beach for miles.
Cap'ain Mueller was forced t? throw over
ballast frequently during tli- time he was
carried to id and had but a sack snd a
half of rand left when they csme biek to
land after 3 o'clock tills morning.
The I'nlted Stavg, another racer, will
start st 12:30 today.
MRS. HARBOUR'S TRIAL BEGINS
Former Omaha Woman Arensed
M order Before Coart for Sec
RAPID CITY. 8. D.. Nov. 15.-(Speeial
Telegram.) The trial begins today ,of Mrs.
Mary Harbour for Ihe murder of her
16-year-old faster daughter. Miss Rose
Rosso, commonly known as Miss Rose
Harbour, In this city on March last. The
first trial last May was sensational and
resulted in a disagreement. A. K. Gardner,
former state's attorney here, now of Huron,
and general counsel for the Northwestern
in the state will have charge of the prose
cution. Mrs. Harbour formerly lived in
Omaha and was the wife of a man named
Adams and had a sensational divorce suit
there. Adams now lives in South Omaha.
The father of the murdered girl Is
Domenlrk Rosso, 42& Main street, north
east, Minneapolis. The trial probably will
last three to five day.
BANKERS ARE NOT WORRIED
Said to Have Understanding Regard
ing Deposit Guaranty Bill.
PARCELLING OUT OFFICIAL PIE
Colonel Hartlamn of Fnlrbory to Be
'Adjnt ' Oenerrl and C, J.
Bon-lhy of Crete Co mm Is
aloner of Labor.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Nov. 16. (Special.) Now
comes tho report to the state house that
the guaranty of bank deposits bill to be
passed by the democratic legislature will
not be objectli nable to the bankers of
The report Is that a lawyer at North
Platte made the statement that "Shallen-
berger's guaranty bill will not hurt us.'
This If the reason this banker gave for
supporting the governor-elect.
The information was brought to Lincoln
by a close personal and political friend of
Governor Sheldon and he gave out the
information to several parties. It was hla
idea that the bankers of the state op
posed Governor Sheldon and were for Shal-
lenberger notwithstanding they opposed a
guaranty law and Shallenberger favored.lt.
This man believed from his talk with the
hanker that the democratic candidate nnd
the representatives of the bankers thor
oughly understand each other and they
were natisfled witli what Shallenberger
would recommend to the legislature,
llartliran for Adjutant General.
It whs reported this morning that Gov
ernor Sliallcnbcrger bad formally offered
the position of adjutant general to Colonel
J. (J. Hartlgan of Fnlrbury and the latter
had accepted. Some few days ago a re
liable report was received here that tlu
Job was at the disposal of Hartigan. but
that he turned it down and that Major
Mack f f Albion would be the next adjutant
C j. Bowlby of Crete, a newspaper man,
editor of the Crete Democrat, is fcald to
be slated for labor commissioner lo take
tbe place made fameus by John J. Ryder
during the last year and a half. It la
said along with the report, which is prob
ably reliable, that Bowlby will continue to
run his newspaper and do the Job here aa
a side line.
High School Bonds.
The county of Kimball today registered
$5,000 high school bonds. Issued under the
new high school law enacted by the laat
legislature. Kimball county Is the first
In the state to Issue such bonds. They run
for five years and pay 6 per cent Interest,
A Chicago firm was the purchaser.
Ilsvrlark Misses Chanre.
The people of Havelock who asked the
Railway commission to compel the Lincoln
Traction company to give a 5-cent rate to
Lincoln missed an opportunity by not for
cing the Issue before election. The hearing
waa had with Chairman Wlnnett and Com
missioner Clarke present. A few diys be.
fore election Judge Williams went to
Omaha and before leaving his office he
filed with the secretary a statement that
If the matter came up he voted "yes."
If the Havelock representatives had man.
aged to g either one of the oilier com
missioners In the saine frame of mind the
victory would have been won.
Ashton May Contest.
Senator Fred Ashton of Grand Island
came to Lincoln today and secured a copy
of the official vote in his district from
tins records In the office of the secretary
of state. The vote- shows Ashton was
defeated by twentj".
"I have not decided whether to contest
the election." said Mr. Ashton. "I am
Just looking over the official returns and
will not know until lai.-r what to do."
Senator Ashton said he was oppos"d to
the special sifslon of the lenltdal ure.
Patrick Calls on Sheldon.
Senator Patrick of farpy county, a demo
crat who f-'ll by the waysldn at the last
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FREE SUGAR FROM PHILIPPINES
Secretary Wright Argues Against Any
Duty on Insular Product.
BEET MEN ARE STANDING PAT
Their Representatives Araae Again
Any Chance In Schedules
Charge that Trnst Controls
WASHINGTON. Nov. 19.-The allegation
that the so-called "Sugar trust" controls
the prlco paid the grower and the price
charged the consumer, tho secretary ot
war putting himself on record aa a cham
pion of free entry for Philippine sugar and
the general "stand-put" attitude of the beet
sugar growers who appeared before tho
ways and means commltteo of the Iiousa
were tho features of today's hearing oil
the revision of the tariff as it would affect
Secretary of war, Luke K. Wright, and
General Clarence Kdwards, chief of the in
sular bureau, were present. It was shortly
after the afternoon session waa begun thai
Chairman Payne asked Secretary Wright
If he cared to make any remarks. Tho
former governor of the Islands, said:
'Wo are now having an investigation
made In the Philippines regarding the cost
of production In the islands and other mat
ters relating to the question. From what
I have Just heard, tho principal objection
by the beet sugar growers to the admission
freo of duly of Philippine sugar liea In the
danger that their markets will be Inundated
by tho Philippine article. It la not posslblu
that tho Philippine Islands could supply tho
actual Increase In demand for sugar, year
iy year. In the Vnlted States. In that case
there Is no reason why tho Islands should
affect the market until tho beet and cane
sugar produced within the tariff wall In
creases 1,800.000 tons. Before the beet sugar
Industry Is In the slightest danger, It must
Increase from 440.000 tons annually to 2,100.-
000 tons, and from annual reports It wool I
take fifty years to do this,
Special Bill for Philippines.
Chairman Payne Indicated that the possi
ble action of the committee with regard
to the sugar schedule would be to recom
mend that a certain amount of Philippine
stiKar be admitted free of duty each yesr
and that the present tariff bo Imposed on
any above that amount. He told Becrelary
Wright that the menace, if any, was from
the Cuban sugar, which enjoys a reduction
In the tariff of 20 per cent. He nlao Inti
mated that the . Philippine tariff was sc
Important a question that It might not be
considered as being strictly a part of tha
work of revising the Dingley tBflfT, mlt
would be taken up separately.
Secretary Wright said that the produo
tier of sugar In tho Philippines would no!
Increase to any extent. Representative
Foidney of Michigan, who has . a large
number of sugar beet farmers among hie
constituents, told the secretary that thi
same argument was put forth with regan
to the Cuban sugar several years ago snc
yet the production In Cuba had Increased
very largely, and the American beet suctar
Industry had not Increased very much.
"The beet sugar people say that (hi
American Sugar Refining company has no
Interest In their factories," said the secre
tary, referring to the so-called trust, "yet
three years ago they said a trustee, under
stood to represent the American Sugar
Refining company, owned 1 per cent of tint
stock of all tint beet sugar factories. That
may be the reuson v hy the bout sugnr
IncTstry In this cocntry has not grown,
rather than the importation' of Cuban
fcugar. Thcie hns b( en no reduction In tlca
price of sugar in a number of years.
Trust Nantes Price.
Much Information concerning the Cost of
producing sugar, the profits derived, capi
tal Inverted, methodB of growing and re
fining, were offered at toduy's licarint,.
Colonel D. D. Colcock, on Iw half of tho
Louisiana cane sugar growers, said tha'
the methods by which the "trust" namea
the price which It would pay the grower
were unfair und "damnable."
Henry T. Oxnard, F. R. Hal ha way, C N.
Smith. F. T. Scholes. G. V. McCormlck
and W. II. Riird. repu-sentlng the beet
sugar manufacturers of the west, asked
that the present tariff be maintained, or.
If changed, that It be Increased, claiming
that the margin of profit on beet sugar
was too small to permit of any compe
tition with the foreign reflnors.
F. R. Hathaway. represiAtliig tha Michi
gan Sugar company, ciiarged that K. V.
Atkins, who will appear tomorrow, repre
senting the Cuban sugar growers, "not
only prophesies, but threatens a revolution
In Cuba which would r sult In tho "an
nexation of Cuba and ultimate free trade.
If the request for reduction Is not granted."
The hearing will bo continued tomorriw,
when the "Independent" refiners are ex
pected to argue for a reduction In the
tariff for raw suirar.
Coal nnd Lumber Schedules.
That the steil. eo-il Mid lumbir interests
will make a stuhhoin fight against the ri
d'lction of the tariff on these products was
stated tod.'iy by Senator K.lklns of West
Virginia as he was letivlng the White
House after a call up m President Roose
velt. "There is going to be a fight on coal and
lumber ri'.tos." s.ild Ilia senator. "West
Virginia, whli li produced .1 large amount
of theao products, is entirely satisfied with
the existing rates and will put up a con
test before It permits them lo be changed."
If Canada manifests a Hllllngness to re
dui( its d ity on coal, the senator raid, an
agreement inlulit be reached easily for the
reduction of tin- tariff on c ul Into the
Mr. F.lklns declared it Would be unfair
lo the country to attempt to revise thu
tariff lit tin- lomlliii i:en.ou of congrot-s.
Before the htarlnr bewail today Clialrinin
"I'eapltc the irit'eimii end prophesies 111
the pi.ss to the effect that h- minitlee
l ad already made up its ml w! with regard
ti the ii vis oil of the tai ff. I v. ill ay that
tills committee will st'ind oil Ihe facta
brought out at these hcatinqa and will 1
come any fact of any kind, whether they
favor lower duty or h'ulier duly, or even
fiee trade on some articles."
tlenrv T. Oxuaid, a iM-ct sugar grower
and r finer of the west, argued against