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OMAHA, MONDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 23, 1008.
STOCK BOOM HALTS
Professional Traders See that the
Situation it Being Overplayed.
PROSPECTS ALREADY DISCO - 7,
CONDITION OF THE WEATHER
- FORECAST FOR NbBRA&KA-Monday
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Temperature at Omalin yestcrqay:
Pricei Have Been Advanced i,
Than Situation Warrants. '
OUTSIDE DEMAND SATISFIEa .
Stocks Bought Before Election Have
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WORK OJi FINANCIAL BILL
Subcommittee! of Monetary Commis
sion Will Report Today.
TESTIMONY TAKEN IN EUROPE
Scotch and Canadian Banking
Ijilrmi Will Be 'Investigated'
Before Draft of Meusuro
WASHINGTON', Nov. 22. Tomorrow at
tf ' .. 1 .... W K- n.i.m.tarir rnmrntlllnn. Pfltl-
oAYS TRADE IS BETTER j Inj of membeta of both housea of con-
laWrd Stale tnni.nl at Mancheater
Treparra Statistics to
Opportunity for Profitable Investment
In TkfM Securities mm l ines
llenssu for "riling
.iV Vuf;K. Nov. 22. Dealings In
stoiVs laal week contracted to a dally
average or but little more than 1.000,000
hares ut the New York Stock exchunge,
compared with the average of upwards
of 1.600.000 shares a day for the week
preceding. Coupled with thla diminution
in the activity of the market there grew
up a degree of uncertainty In the price
movement In contraet with the uniformly
trout upward movement which had pre
vailed nine the presidential elections.
These facts regtatered the soberer view
of the proepect for enhancement . of
value growing out of the Improvement
In business and financial conditions and
the apprehension that the speculative
pac had bten overrunning Itself. There
Is no trace perceptible here of any fears
for the ultimata prospect for Increase
of prosperous conditions. The convic
tion remains unaltered that the situation
la adjusted to a steady resumption of
business and Industrial activity In all
lines. It is believed that In the dis
counting the expected Improvement In
the stock market speculation and In the
weakening of the technical position of
the stock market by that process that
the sources of dlstruat have been found.
In ore or two fields of Industry there
Vera signs of danger that the speculative
cnlhiiKlmni was outrunning the present
Curb to Overapeeulutlon.
The substantial financial elements
among it the bankers and large capital
ists were Inclined to votca a warning
against this tendency and tp deprecate
an attempt to enter upon a sudden boom
of Industry And business and threaten
ing unhealthy accompaniments which
might endanger the permanence of tho
betterment. It was the well-Informed
assumption In the financial district that
It was from such sources that the sup
ply of securities tor eale came which
put a check on the advanclng course of
prices and led to the later reduction. Ac
cumulation of stocks by Interests with
extensive Information and tiabtt of lead
ership In affairs began early In the sum
mer In anticipation of the coming re
vival. The restoration of general con
fidence which followed the elections
.brought Into the market a miscellaneous
tplemand which afforded a medium for
'distribution of these accumulations at
large profits. The process waa pursued
with skill and- caution and undoubtedly
with manipulative accompaniment In the
stock market. Another Incentive to con
version of stock holdings Into cash Is tho
preparation for largo Issues of new capi
tal which are coming out. The ranama
canal bond Issue of the United States
nniitiii. the New York City bond
Issue, a Coresn-Japanese loan ind an
Indian loan In Ixindon are cases In point.
Many Band lasaes Coming.
The Illinois Central bond Issue and I
PI llipplne railroad Issue In New York are
the preliminaries to a long line or im
norUnt applications for new capital from
railroads which are locked for In the New
York market. These Issues are applied
for with avidity as they are offered and
this evidence of the large supply of capital
available makes one of the most Important
fsc-.ors toward the revival of the situation.
Tho tr.r.sf-r of capital out of holdings of
older securities at the present high prices
Inir the newer Issues at more attractive
prices Is, however. Inevitable.
New capital Issues and Increased needs
of a commercial activity are expected to
absorb added amounts of money and
crtclts. The money n arket Itself has
shown but alight effect from thcee In
fluences. The previous wetk's hardening
f time money rates has given' place to
Tlist trade hrtweon Manchester. England,
and the ITtted States Is better each sue-
slve month. Is shown by figures prepared
by Major Church Howe. Amcrkan consul
In that manufacturing city.
How bad Manchester's trade with the
states has been can be seen by sn exami
nation of the monthly declared export te-
turns, compiled by Major Church Howe,
the American consul In this city, says the
In the montha of July, Auguat, September
and October, the shipment of goods from
the consular district of Manchester to the
states and the Philippine Islands has been1
leas by 403.937 than during the correspond,
ing four months last year, as shown by the
July, im ,
September. 1907 27S.K'.1
October. 197 310.R!W
October. 190S 215.120
These decreases. It will he noticed, have
gradually been getting less, until last month
the export!) were only down 55,477 9s lid.
Cotton-made goods have been largely re
sponsible for these large decreases, though
other wares help to swell the volume.
That the decrease will be wiped out
within the next few months Is fully be
lieved by Major Chuich Howe, who told a
Dally Dispatch representative that already
since the result was known one American
firm In Manchester had purchased In the
Manchester district and shipped to America
some 15,000 worth of goods.
Merchants In the states, he explainer!,
have been waiting to see whether Mr.
Bryan or Mr. Taft was returned, because
of the effect the result would have on the
tariff. Mr. Bryan's party practically stood
for free trade, as the tariffs they advocated
were so small, while Mr. Taft's supporters,
though advocating a revision of tariffs,
were still believers In protection.
Under these circumstance It could easily
be seen that a merchant would rather de
plete his stocks than run the risk, of a
contingency he knew not of.
The election fever, which had Interfered
with business a good deal, was now over.
The "firm was at the old stand." and the
country waa now settled for four years.
The prospects were bright for British trade.
KNIGHTS ARE COMING IN
Pythlana to the Number of Six Thou
and Are Kxpeeted to Attend
The hotels of Omaha began to fill up
Sunday afternoon with Knights of Pythias
and their women, arriving for the celebra
tion In commemoration of the fortieth an
niversary of the foundation of the order In
the wess. The local committee on arrange
ments Is expecting fully 6,000 visitors to
State headquarters have been organized
at the Rome, the Loyal and at the Millard.
and receptions for the visiting women will
o neia n me nom ann ixiyal this after
noon. Hotel Loyal Is the headquarters for
the out-of-town guests, and the grand chan
cellors of several western don ins will
maintains atate headquarters at the Loyal.
The Iola team, from Dayton, O.. will ar
rive this morning on a special train, via
Chicago, over the Burlington. George A.
Magney Is In charge of the general regis
tration of the visiting members of the
GRAND JIIIV FOltEMAV
ANOTHER BOMB IN CHICAGO
Man Vno Has Losg Pussled the
Peltc Blows V Twenty
CHICAGO. Nov. 12, The mysterious
bomb-thrower, who for two years has
eludvd and pussled the Chicago police, to
night threw a bomb on the roof of a build
ing occupied by John D. Gaxiolo's saloon
In West Madison street. Although no on
wt injured, part of the root was torn out,
windows were broken and the report was
heard for blocks. People In adjoining build
ings. Including fifty women In a charitable
Institution, rushed frantically to the street.
This Is the twenty-sixth bomb which the
culprit has hurled at alleged gambling re.
sorts. As has been his custom, the thrower
called up a newspaper office to make public
the fact of the explosion.
"Have you lteird that Qaszolo's place has
bten blown up?" he said.
"It Is a wreck and I Just saw ambulances
going there." -
Tli police endeavored without avail to
traie the man by calling out the owners
of nearby telephones. The owner of the
saloon asserted thst no gambling had been
going on there and the police, as In pre-
vlous Instances, reported the explos.on to
hate teen caused by a giant firecracker.
NINE BURIED IN MINE
Tale 'la Death Mat In Coal Mlnea
. Xeaf Bed l-oase Bodies
, 11KI JiNA. Mont., Nov. tl special to
the Rcord from Red Lodge says that nine
men lost meir lives m me result of a
fire In the coal mines of the Northwestern
lmi roement company. Thee bodies have
bt-tn recovered, hut ihe others are believed
to be Irretrievably burled beneath thou
sands rf ton of earth and burned to a
crlkD. All the victims, with one exception.
ej mias'.ng last night
throjgh tunnel No. t,
ray of the air shaft
Tl ey were overtaken by the flames and
l The als mea r.poi;ed
. attempl1 to t-atape th
Instead of going by
Marrlane to Woman He Helped
Indict la Announced.
MARSHALLTOWN, la.. Nov. 82 (Spe
cial. ) Arrested for grand larceny, ln-
oiciea oy a grand Jury, the foreman of
which was her husband -to-be. sentenced
io a term In the penitentiary, paroled and
Saturday pardoned by Governor Cum
mins are the facts In the peculiar expe-
rience or Mrs. R. W. Hughes of this
county, who waa formerly Rose Daw-
Son. The facts of the marriage, which
had been kept secret for several years.
was made public today when the pardon
was received here.
IA 1903 Rose Dawson, who waa then a
domestic In the employ of Mrs. Frod
Mopklns. stole rings and jewels from the
Hopkins home of a value of 1100. She
was arrested In Peoria and returned to
this city. R. w. Hughes of near Luray
was the foreman of the grand Jury that
inaictea ner. After her Indictment, when
the grand Jury was making Its annual
Inspection of the Jail, Hughes met the
Dawson girl, who was but 19. while he
was past 10. The girl was tried anJ
convicted and sentenced to three years
In the Anmiius penitentiary. Later she
was paroled by Governor Cummin. The
Impression she had made on Hughes,
when the grand Jury visited the Jail, was
lasting. The acquaintance under the pe
culiar circumstances developed into an
Intimacy. Then Hughes sold liU farm
and left the atate. Less .than three
months after the girl waa paroled. It
developed today, she and Hughea were
married. They kept their marriage a
secret until today, when they were happy
to announce It now that the girl has
been pardoned. The couple Is now living
gress. appointed before the adjournment
of the last session, will meet In the rooms
of the senate committee on finance to hear
reports from the subcommittees appointed
at Narraganset Pier last July, and to de
termine upon Its future course.
There Is no program arranged beyond the
meeting tomorrow, and members generally
expect that comparatively little work will
be undertaken during the approaching ses
sion of congress.
The members have seen enough since the
commission came Into existence to justify
Ihe conclusion that a work of the magni
tude of that undertaken must be proceeded
with most deliberately.
The subcommittee, consisting of Benators
AldrleH. Hale. Knox and Daniel, and Rep
resentatives Vreeland. Overstreet, Overman
and Padgett, which visited Europe In be
half of the commission, will report the re
sult of Its Investigations In Iondon, Paris
and Berlin. This report will consist In the
main if printed copies of the testimony
taken In those centers. No recommendation
will be made. The committee which was
designated to conduct certain branches of
the Inquiry In the United States has been
giving attention to the administrative fea
ture of American banking and will make
some recommendations looking to Immedi
ate changes In the law regulating the gov.
ernmental supervision of national banks.
Present Indications are that the full com
mittee will accept these suggestions.
'Before presenting a final report the com
mission will hear the testimony of a num
ber of American financiers and will also
make thorough Inquiry Into the Scotch and
Canadian banking systems.
New Counterfeit Bill.
Chief Wllkle of the secret service today
announced that a new counterfeit $o cer
tificate (Indian head) has been detected In
circulation, having first made Its appear
ance In Providence. R. 1. The counterfeit
note purports to be one of those author
ized by the act of August 4. 1888. series of
1?99. check letter D, face plate No. 2. back
Plate No. !, with portrait of Onepnpa.
The officials declare It Is a dangerous
Photo-mechanical production printed on one
Piece or heavy bond paper, but a defect In
the plate gives the Indian chief a cross
eyed expression. The blue seal closely
approximates the genuine in color, but Is
badly printed, being coarse and rough, with
many broken lines. The back of the note
Is a very deceptive piece of Work and ex
cept tor ' being lighter In color, appears
mucn like the genuine. In the sample
furnished Chief Wllkle there appears to
have been no attempt to Imitate the dis
tributed silk fiber.
A new counterfeit $5 United States note
also has been discovered. It purports to
De one authorized by the act of March S,
ibbj. series or 1907. with a portrait of Jack
son, check letter D No. A B0.'47178. Till
spurious production is a straight photo
graph with the seal and denominational
design on the face of the note touched up
wnn coior and the back painted a muddy
Chancres on Battleships.
Acting Secretary Newberry of the navv
haa made public an official statement pre
pared by Admiral Dewey concerning the
action the conference which met at New
port. R. I., last summer to Investigate
and report on the designs of the North
Dakota, the Delaware, the Utah and the
Florida, and to make recommendations as
to the military characteristics which should
required in battleships to be built In
The essential feature of the work of the
convention has been published, being In
relation to the placing of the armor belt
and the proper working out of other de
tails. In his summary Admiral Dewey states
that It does not Include recommendations
of the conference with respect to battle
ships to be built subsequently to the Utah
WEDS I Many of ,n votes as recorded were based
upon the Inexpediency of any changes to
REFORM IN GERMANY
Prospect of Ministry Responsible to
Parliament Seems Remote.
EMPEROR CONTROLS BUNDESRATH
Appoints Seventeen Members Four
teen Votes Defeats Amendment.
SMALLER M0NARCHS WITH HIM
Kinp and Princes in Smaller States
Control Their Cabinets.
DEBATE WILL BEGIN DECEMBER 2
From the Washington Star.
PLUMS FOR THREE OMAflANS
Dave Rowden Commandant of Sol
diers' Home at Milford,
TWO OTHERS ARE ON THE STAFF
A. D. Fetterman , and Charley Fan
ulnar Are Colonels to hnllen
berger Governor-elect Is
Resting; Fairly Well.
. ' . CTCT" . -. . .
A. D. Fetterman. reporter for the World-
HeraJdi Charley Fanning, paving contrac
tor and democratic fartotom, and Uncle
Dave Rowden, belli cose custodian "of the
city hall, are three Omaha democrats who
have landed plums from Ihe new adminis
tration. 'Uncle Dave, however. Is the only
one to whose plum a stipend Is attached
He gets the Job ef commandant of the Sol-
dlers' Home at MHford. Fetterman Is made
Inspector general on the governor's staff,
wit htlie title of colonel, and the sumo title
is conferred upon Bre'r Fanning.
Fetterman has been a soldier, but so far
as known Fannlng's warfare has been con
fined to the political and paving arenas of
Omaha and Douglaa county, which, be H
said, have at times been fierce and furious.
Fetterman did service In the Philippines.
the Utah and Florida that would involve
delay. Mr. Newberry, In commenting upon
tho report, states that the department had
forwarded the plans Involving changes
that could be made without undue delay.
The work of the conference was purely
advisory, although the department may be
guided by Its recommendations in the fu
ture design of vessels.
NEW DECI$I0N0N LABELS
None Will Be Registered Which Con
tain National Coat-of-Arms or
Other Public Device.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 22.-Another sweep
ing decision bearing on the registration of
labels, has been rendered by the commis
sioner of patents. In which he holds that
the protection of the law will not be given
to any manufacturer who Includes In his
trademark the arms of the United States
or those of the various states or cities of
Not even parts of the coats of arms or
other public devices will be registered.
The decision was reached In the case of
a firm using the eagle and "U. 8." on Us
ALMA, Neb., Nov. 22.-(Speclal Tele
gram.) Governor-elect Shallenberger has
spnt a quiet day at his home, with his
family, and Is very patient aiul cheerful,
notwithstanding that his crippled foot
rests the greater portion of the time on a
footstool. The fracture Is not causing him
a great deal of pain, and he la looking
forward to the time when he can again
busy himself with the preliminaries pre
paratory to assuming the affairs of state.
The governor-elect has given out the fol
lowing additional appointments: Dr. D. S.
Woodard, Aurora, superintendent of the
Hospital for the Insane at Lincoln; Jesse
Gldley, Wahoo, steward of the Hospital for
the Insane at Lincoln; Ell Barnes, present
commander of the Grand Army of the Re
public of Nebraska, commandant of the
Soldiers' Home at Grand Island; David
Rowden, Omaha, commandant of the Sol
diers1 Home at Milford; C. B. Manual, fc'i.
Paul, superintendent of the Industrial
school at Kearney; J. I. Bennett. Kearney,
physician at the Industrial school at Kear
ney; Dr. Lowery, Lincoln, physician of the
state penitentiary , at Lincoln; Louis
Werner, Beatrice, steward of the hospital
at Beatrice; S. L. Mains, Crete, chief
deputy food commissioner; W. M. Schwlnd,
Lincoln, deputy oil Inspector First diatrict;
Frank Colfer, deputy oil Inspector Fifth
district. Military staff: A. D. Fetterman,
Omaha, Inapector general; Judge Mitchell,
Alliance, judge advocate general; Dr. A. P.
Fltzslmmons. Tecumseh. surgeon general.
Colonels: D. J. Gates. Albion; E. D.
Westerfelt, Lincoln; Charles Fanning,
Omaha; James Bell Franklin. Deputy
game wardens: John Donovan, Madison,
president of the State Democratic Press
association; Joseph Boehler, Orelans.
DID COBBLER LEAPE M0NEY7
Question Arises Over Remnrlc Made
by Edward Pplndler Before
That Edward Splndler. the old German
cobbler who was found dead In bed In his
room at 1823 North Twenty-fourth street
Saturday afternoon, has a small fortune
hid In his room or shoe shop Is thought by
Velghbors and other persons who knew him
to be a possibility.
This morning after the coroner's Inquest,
which will be held at 10 o'clock. It Is pro
posed that the coroner's Jury vlflt Swind
ler's plnssSi t9 residence and- bMetnn and
try to find any money or valuables that
may be hid away.
A recent remark by the old man to the
effect that he would like to go to a hos
pital for treatment and had money to pay
for It, Is the foundation of the Idea that
he may have left some money. His ac
quaintances say that he used to be most
saving In his purchases of food and tell
of how he would buy only 3 cents worth
of sauer kraut, or a nickel's worth of
bologna at a time. Other persons who live
near where Splndler roomed, say that he
had expressed a strong distrust of banks,
so it Is thought that he must have some
money hid among his possessions, as he
earned more than a living at his trade of
Saxonla lodge, an organization of Ger
mans, will have charge of the funeral,
which will take place at the Heafey under
taking rooms, 218 South Fourteenth street,
Monday afternoon at' 2 o'clock. Interment
will be In Laurel Hill cemetery at South
Omaha. It is said that Splndler had rel
atives In this country, but their names are
not known by his local friends or fellow
lodgemen. Even If It Is found that he
left any money, the expenses of his funeral
will he borne by the Saxonla lodge. In ac
cordance with Its constitution.
DEMOCRATIC CAMPAIGN FUND
Socialists and nsdlrals ee thnt Only
Hope In "nrresa Is to Refuse
to oe Money to Ron
the t.o ernmen t.
BERLIN. Nov. ii. -The debate In me
Reichstag on the motions Introduced hj
the socialists and radicals, demandini
changes In (he constitution, with ins odjcci
of making the chancellor and ministers re
sponsible to Parliament, and giving the mMo
power to the Reichstag to declare war. will
probably begin on December 2. The de
bate is expected to last one day, or two
days at the most.'
The advanced liberals, whose aim Is to
convert the German political system Into
a government resiionslble to Parliament, do
not anticipate much from the present
Reichstag because 111 the days when feel
ing ran the highest tho parly leaders
would not agree to urge even the simplest
resolution of censure or Inquiry. The rad
icals and socialists count upon making
their first great campaign In the elections
of 1913, unless the house Is dissolved sooner.
The power of tho associated monarchies
forming the German empire is entrenched In
two principal"- ways In the Bundrsrath,
which has equal legislative powers with
the Reichstag, and In the conservative and
clerical parties, which have, under the an
cient system of the Reichstag electoral dis
tricts, the means for holding the majority
In that body by about one-third the vote
The Bundesrath, which consists of fifty-
eight members appointed by the sovereigns
of the states of Germany, except one each
Report Of National Committee Shows Hamburg. Bremen and 1 Lubeck. stands
"crv" m m- directly across the path of a government
that it uonectea du,d..
responsible to the elected representatives
of the people. The kings, grand dukes and
prlncea who rule the federated states, also
through ministers responsible to them alone,
while willing to unite in limiting the free-
Largest Item Is for Docnments and dom of Initiative and speech on the part
Second for Oraanlsatlon of States of the king of Prussia as emperor, are one
SMALL BALANCE ON HAND
Labor flureun Coat
with him In their determination to resist
representative government. Fourteen votes
In the Bundesrath against any amendment
to the constitution will suffice for Its re-
t'HICAfJO Nov. 22. The" democratic n. niran. i ne einperoiv as mg Tr prunsla.
tionat committee received In ull tfi20.M4.77 nominates seventeen of the members and.
nd snout iu'.410.e during tho recent presl- as a consequence, there is no possible
dentlal campaign, leaving a balance on chance for the adoption of an amendment
hand of $1,234.71. So reads a statement without -his consent. The radical and so
n-ado nubile tonight by the officers of the clallsta do not doubt that by cultlnr off
committee, and the Itemized statement will the money appropriation they could In the
be filed for record in tno omee ot me end compel monarchs lo grant a full
secretary of state ot New i one in com
pliance with the resolution adopted by the
rational committee at Lincoln, Neb., last
"he statement made public by tho coin
mlttta, tonight includes a crtlflcate of
audit 'by Myron D. King, auditor of the
national committee. The statement follows
resentative government, but they must first
command a majority In the Relchatar. anH
that seemingly Is only possible through a
prolonged and overwhelming agitation for
a rearrangement of electoral districts, an
that the artisan classes In the Industrial
centers shall have qual ballot rights with
BfOYSsTEsTTB OF OCBAJf aTBAMaXtPS.
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GRAIN FOR THE CORN SHOW
Exhibits from Local Shows at Xearby
Towns Will Bo Bent to the
I.ocl grain shows were held at Pa pil
lion. Springfield and Gretna Friday and
Saturday, under the auspices of the Sarpy
County Farmers Institute. The irraln was
Judged by Mr. Klsselbaugh of the State
Agricultural college, who gave Interesting
talka on the selection of grains at each
show. About 100 entries of the best of
these cereals will be brought to Omaha and
entered at the National Corn exposition as
a county exhibit.
HOME FIRMS OR OUT-OF-TOWN
(tarstlon of Awnrdlnsr School Con
tracts Will Bet Mettled by
At tonight's meeting of the Board of
Education It will be decided whether to
award contracts to outside firms or
whether to give them to the lowest
Omaha bidders snd thereby keep the
money expended on the work In this
city, and, alBO, to glvo employment to
Omaha labor. The question arose at an
adjourned meeting of the board last
Wednesday, when objection was raised
to awarding the contract for heating and
ventilating apparatus In the new Omaha
View school to a St. Louis firm. Local
contractors and deleates from the plumb
ers' union appeared before the board and
protested agalnat the letting of the con
traet outside the city and after consider
able discussion the matter was deferred
Boy Shoots His Sister.
BEATRICE, Neb., Nov. IJ.-CSpecia! Tel
egram.) Saloma Stevens, the ll- ear-old
da.ighter of R. Stevens, received a serious
wound In tho foot today by the accidental
discharge of a 21-callber rifle in the hands
of her brother. The boy "didn't know It
as loaded," and twice leveled the rifle
at his sister and pulled the trigger before
the weapon was discharged
BISHOP STARTS FOR ROME
Will Join Archbishop Ireland In Stn
York and Sail on ThanUs
Right Rev. Richard Scannell, bishop of
Omaha, , left the city last night for New
York, where, in company with Archbishop
Ireland of St. Paul, he will sail Thursday
for Roma to visit the pope. All the bishop
would say of his mission to Rome was:
'I am going to pay my. felicitations to
the pope upon the fiftieth anniversary of
his adoption to the priesthood, which was
commemorated some daya ago. and, so far
as I know, that Is the only mission of the
The bishop yesterday referred to his going
as an "official errand." He said he didn't
know exactly how long he would be gone.
GOULD LINE BOOSTS CORN
Missouri Pat'lAc tieta Out Good Folder
on the National Exposi
tion. In a sixteen-page booklet, Just issued,
the Missouri Pttiif ic-Iron Mountain road
tells the story of the coming National
Corn exposition In a succinct style un
der the heading: "Something to See and
Something to Learn." The booklet con
tains the proram of the show, which will
continue for ten days, beginning Decem
ber 9, photographs of the officers of tho
exposition and prominent men In tlu
arieultural world who will be present,
pictures of the Auditorium where the ex
position will be held and fields where
King Corn holds absolute sway. Con
tained in the booklet are statistics as
to the agricultural resources of the nine
states through which the Iron Mountain
h nrni-n. tj, ,
CHICGO Nov. 18. To the Democratic ' ' B. unri, wmcn
National Committee: Gentlemen Follow- are opposed to a change,
ing Is a statement of all the receipts and There has been no change In the bound,
expenditures: Total amount of money re- . f . ,.,,... ' , Dtu nu
celved by the democratic, natl. nal commit- arlP" or tn Rei'hstag constltuenele s allien
tee for the year 1W. H:v,44 77; total the empire was formed. During the Inter-
amount disbursed, .619.410.06; balance on va, of thirty-seven years the populations
In compliance with the election law of have Increased from 41.000.000 tn 63,000,0.0.
the state of New York I have filed In the The weight of the population his shifted
office of the secretary of state nt Albany trom tn couhtrr to thm ... ... . ,
a complete list of ull receipts and expendl- ,t . Z, . districts:
tore, of the headuiiarters at New York. "ence. It Is possible for 34 per cent of th
And In compliance with a resolution cf the population to choose 56 per cent of th.
national committee passed at Lincoln, Neb., i Parliament
last July, we nave ruea in me oitire o
the secretary of state at Albany a list of
over 2S.0U0 names, representing over luO.OdO
contributors, who contributed through
newspapers, clubs, solicitors and other
organizations, whose names are on file In
the office of the chairman of the demo
cratic national committee at Buffalo, N. Y.
The auditor's report confirming the above
is attached hereto. Yours respectfully,
NORMAN C. MACK, Chairman.
I'RKT WOODSON, Secretary.
HERMAN BIDDER, Treasurer.
Certificate of Auditor.
CHICAGO. S-v. 18. Auditor's Office
Democratic National Committee. Hon.
Norman E. Mack, Chairman, and Herman
Kidder, Treasurer. Democratic National
Committee. Buffalo: Dear Sirs I herewith
submit the following report of the records
of the auditor's office, showing vouchers
.ii awn on requisitions of the heads of de
partments and duly authorized bills.
The classification of all of said disburse
ments by vouchers Is shown by depart
ments ua nearly aa possible. I addition
to departmental exhibit I have Included In
the itemized atatement the coat of tele
grama, postage and express charges separately.
I respectfully suggest that the natlbnal
committee give attention to the great Im
ports nc of a well directed business system
for the government of future departments
of the committee In the work of a national
campaign. The proper aelectlon of a per
son to fully prepare such system as I deem
necessary to urge, would nrove a saving
or a large amou it or money. K-ipectrully
submitted, MtHM D. KING.
Auditor, Democratic National Committee,
Total amount of money received by the
national democratic committee for the year
Total amount disbursed 619,410.0
Mrs. Harbour eestesnd.
RAPID CITY. 8. D.. Nov. 21 -Judge G.
W. Rke today sentenced Mrs. Mary Har
bour, convicted of killing her foster daugh
ter, Ross Adams, to three years and eleven
mor.ths in the penitentiary, the limit nf
the law for oifcnslaughler In the second
degree. Her attorney gave nolle- of a mo
tion for a new trial, but that will not come
up for thirty to sixty days, and Mrs. Har
bour will at once be taken to Sioux Falls
to begin her scnttr.ee '
The conservatives elect a member with
an average of 1S.3R2 votes and the socialists
with an average of 75.971 votes, so that the
political free thinker, living In the trading
and manufacturing centers, has a ballot
co-effeclent to One-fourth that of the loyal
The socialists In 1907 polled J,iS9.029 votes
and have forty-three members In the Reichs
tag. The conservative parties with 1.549.7(1
votes have elghty-flve members and the
clerical center with 2.J45.09S ballots has
104 members. Berlin, with a population
entitling It to thirteen seats. Is permitted
to elect only six members, while some of
the other large cities are represented In a
German Paper for Yankton.
YANKTON. 8. D.. Nov. 22.-(Spevlal.)-A
stock company Is being organized here with
2o.0o0 capital to publish a new German
paper to be called the "Neue Frele Prease.
A number of well to do Yankton Germans
are back of the movement. It Is proposed
to Issue the initial number about January
I. . F. W. Ballett, who purchased the old
Frele Presse, hus announced his intention
of moving to Aberdeen and the neas t.'ist
a new paper will take its place here Is
being received with great pleasure. The
new paper will be republican In polilUs
Balance on hand t 1,234.71
Distribution of disbursements by vouchers
shown by departments of the democratic
national committee, 1908:
Club organization bureau
Otgunlzatlon of states
Purchasing agent department ...
Kx-treasurer's accounts, misc..
Sight draft on Oklahoma banks.. 4.01085
Serseant-at-arma 4.IMH 3?
Documents 142.537 25
Reproduction bureau 5.115 60
Speakers' bureau S3.78 9
General fund 3S.l1i.80
Rent of headquarters 1S.74fi.7I
Telephone 2. IMS')
Kxpress charges 13.1.17
4 .1 51
ft. 56 34
WOODMEN F0R KINQ CORN
Five Thousand Neophytes Will Bo
Told of Great Exposition by
Omaha Degree Team.
Five thousand neophytes of the Woodmen
of the World will have their attention vig
orously called to the Nations! Corn ex- .'
position In the course of the next two
weeks. For classes totaling this number
are to be taken Into the order at Oklahoma
City, Topeka, Wichita and Kansas City.
the work being done by the prize drill and
degree team of Omaha 8eymour camp.
The members of the team will travel
south and weat In a special car and will
not only have the outside of the coach
extensively covered with Corn exposition
posters, but will distribute literature anil
advertising matter by the wagonload.
Every candidate for admission to the order
will have It impressed on him that really
to qualify as a good Woodman It will he
necessary for him to attend the exposi
The Oklahoma Initiation, which will ba
the largest, will take place December 3,
and Topeka. Wichita and Kansas City will
be visited on the four following days in
the order named Accomparylng the de
gree team will be several of the supreme
officers of the order. Including Sovereign
Commander J. C. Root and Sovereign Phy
sician A. C. Cloyd of Omaha.
Reerptlun for ,vrrDir Sheldon.
Al'RORA. Neb.. Nov. 2 (Special Tel
egram.) Hon. and Mrs. W. I. Farley
gave a reception at their home last even
ing In honor of their guests. Governor
ami Mrs. Sheldon, Senator and Mr. Nor
lis Brown and Mr. and Mrs. W. 1L Fer
guson of Lincoln,
Francis P. Roaalter.
Francis P. Rosslter. 31 years of sg',
who lived tilth hit father and two sla
ters at 1505 North Twentieth street, died
Sunday afternoon at S o'clock of con
sumption. The funeral "HI be held at
o'clock Tuesday morning at the Churc i
of the Holy Family and burial Hill be at
the Holy Sepulchre. Iloealter waa not
married. He was a member of the bar
bers' union, which is mtklnug arrange
ments for the funeral.
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