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OMAHA, . SATURDAY MORNINU, NOVEMBER 28, 1908 8IXTEKX
Vol, xxxviii no. 140.
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Bureau Divides the Field Work Into
KEW OFFICES OPEN DECEMBER 1
Located in Denver, Ogden, Miiionla,
'Frisco, Portland and Albuquerque.
DUTIES OF OFFICIALS IN DETAIL
Force Consists of 337 Stenographers,
Clerks and Foresteri.
OFFICERS FOB SECOND DISTRICT
Smith Riley Haa Char of Colorado,
VrhraiU and Part of Wtln.
MlnnrMli, Sooth Dakota,
Kiaui and Utah. '.
WASHINGTON. Nov. 17. (Special.) Tli
iia.nea of t lie 877 forestere, clerks and
stenographers who are to .make up the
personnel of the United States forest serv
ice headquarters of the. a IX dlatrlcta Into
which the ntitlunal foreata have been dl-
vldid have Juat been announced. "The dis
trict foresters' offices, located In tnvr.
Colo.; Ogden, Utah; Mlaaoula, Mont.; Al
buquerque, N.M.; San Ftsnclaoo, Cal., and
Portland. Ore., will open on December t.
The Dew field organization of the forest
rloe will greatly f.tcllttate the usa of
the national foreata by the people. It WIH
menu that the, national foreat business
which formerly wa transacted In Wssh
ington. will be handled by officeera on or
near the ground. The eatabllahment of the
dlntrlct headquarters la the culmination of
a p'an towarda which the foreat aervlce
has been working ateadlly alnce It took
charge of the national forests.
Each national foreat dlatrlct will be in
charge of a dlatrlct forester. The work
at dlntrlnt headquarters will be dlatributed
among four of ficee operation, grailng, 'sil
viculture and products each equipped with
men of special training foA the work of
Datlra la Detail.
The Office of operation wyi be charged
with responsibility for the protection of
national forests, for the building of roads,
trails and other permanent Improve
ments upon them: for the organisation of
the force on national forests, and with
; the supervision of alt bualneaa relating to
the special uae of national forest resources.
The office of silviculture will, have super
vision of the free use and sale of timber
from national foreata, forest planting upon
them, and will conduct foreat studies on
national forests, as well as In co-operation
with prlvata owners In the district. The
office of gracing will supervise graslng
bualneaa In the district, except for the ac-
. Lusl fixing of altoVano, " periods -and
rates, and will make studies looking to the
Improvement of the forage crop on national
foreata. The office of products will make
both Independently and In co-operation
h th prlvste owners, studies leading to a
ntore profitable vse of timber on and off
national f meets within the district, and to
their presrmulve treatment.
From the district foresters down the per
sonnel or in uis;rict omeers is made up
of men picked for their proved capacity.
for their thorough training and for their
experience In the weat. Most of them are
men who not only have worsted In the west
after they eoteied the service, but who
lived In the west before they took Up the
government forest' work. Many of them
are men who formerly were employed on
the national forests and have been pro
moted to larger responsibilities as a result
of their high efficiency.
Seoond Dlatrlct Oaaoers.
The peraonnel of the officers of the dis
trict No. 2, composing Colorado, southern
Wyoming, South Dakota, northwestern
Minnesota, Nebraska, western Kansss and
southeastern Utah, with headquarters at
Denver, Is as follows:
Smith Riley, district forester; P. G. Red
Ington, assistant district forester.
Fred W. Worrell, chief, offloe of Opera
tion; ... j. oiani, assistant cmer; k. hi.
Meenard. chief engineer; Nile Hugel, en
gineer; rTed Lees, chlei section of occu
pancy; c F. Folien, claims clerk; Mw
Anna i rtioraan. settlement cleric; u. .
Holland, uses clerk; W. R. Fuchs. fiscal
vent; F. c. Thompson, vy. A. McKensle
Miss Alva von der Undo and W. V
Stump, accounts clerks; J. W. Dilly, chief.
section of maintenance; mis Gertrude L
Klmmel. file clerk; Mrs. Roaa C. Penn
baker, aealstant file clerk; Miss Nettle M
Klmmel, mall clerk; C. B. Ooeorn, C. H
'Noyea. I. I. Tayloe and Mrs. Stella W
J. W. Nelson, chief of office of grasir.a
B. N. Kavanaugh, assistant chief; Miss
Anna P. Koschwlts. clerk.
O. I,. Hill, chief, office of products; O.
R. Osier, assistant chief; W. U Stockton
A. K. Chittenden, chief, office of sllvl
culture; 8. L Moore, assistant chief; C. (.
Hates. Chief section of sllvlcs; W. D. FA1
mondston. assistant; I. C. Miller," chief,
auction of planting; G. S. Arnold, law of
ficer; 3. M. Catea, assistant law officer;
J. Bentley. Jr.. R. W. Allen, O. P. Bard.
K. Q. fierce. H. B. Holroyd. A. I, Helm,
T. Lyons find J. A. Sllsbee, forest assist-
rnts; W. R. Dnvey and H. 8. Bushnell.
and examiners; G. H. Uuatafsnn. H. Greg
ory, William Darley and F. W. Rlatt, as
sistant land examlnera; Georg-e P. Gregg,
V. R. McKlnnon and J. S. Bairil. lumber
men; T. A. Curry and F. Sherwln, Jr., rx
O. T. atn. chief of ofTfce of products;
M a M. A. Bell, computing clerk.
T. 8. Wolney. chief, office of silvicul
ture: A. B. Rechnagel. assistant chief: W.
R. Mattoon. chief, aectton of rilvbs; G. A.
Pearson, assistant: A. 8. Peck, chief, sec
tion of planting: H. B. Jamison, law offl
eer; I. F. Kldrldg. J. M. Allison. R. Iv
Rogers. M. O. Smith and t. N. Rodgera,
fortst, assistanta; D. W. Adams and A. I..
Nvvnne lunibertnen: J, V. Hubbard and
I.ee A. Harris, lanu exmlnera; B. II. Cor
ett. Jr., H. Oreene, , G. H. Kellogg and
Morton K. McGlllan. assistant land ex
amlnera: 8. I- (J irlan and H. N. Johnson,
The following have been aaalgned tq the
stenographic work tn this district: naudlua
S. Nl. Luther Uteward. Jamea T. Markey,
Mrs. B. 8. Asqulth. Mlsa Florence Derby
shire, Miss Mary Miller. Miaa M. E. baker.
X'sa A. Oheahlre, Miaa M. A. Bhek-
SENTENCE UPON MRS. CLARK
I f aart, la Aaawer o Pico, (or Merer,
I tare the Jary Has Doao
V BR ML ION, S. D.. Nov. "7-(8peclal Tele
gram. -Three years and ten montha at
hard labor was the sentence pronounced on
Chrietiana Clark, by Judge E. O. Smith to
day fof the killing of her husband. Augua
J Uat. It was the maximum aentenct
under the verdic t of manalaughter in the
second degree returned by the Jury, with
the exception of the U.WO fine.
J From Ms remarks In answering a ple
r4 - . r the defendant by Attorney
lQr 1 1 i . 1 -ii-
luAmm Smith made it plain that
the Jury had showa aufflclent mercy In
view of the evidence. The general feeling
' Is that 0i defendant la getting off easy.
SUMMARY OF THE BEE
Batarday, ovember 3". IttO".
1908 Aotmbers 1908
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TOR OMAHA. COUNCIL BU FFS AND
VICINITY-Fair and w..rmcr Saturday.
FOR NEBHA8KA Fair and warmer Sat
urday. FOR lOWA-Falr. with riling- tempera
Temperature at Omaha yeuerciay:
7 a. m
9 a, m
in u. m
11 a. m
1 p. in
I p. m
3 p. m
4 p. m
E p. m
7 p. m
8 p. in
9 p. m
Ray Lamphere In given an ' . Inde
terminate sentence of from one to twenty-
one years for the crime of arson. Page 1
Judge Taft la pursuing his policy of
securing revision of the tariff. Page 1
A 120,000,000 lumber deal la In proems
of formation by which the white pine
Interests' will be consolidated. Page 1
Herman Bllllk's mother died when ahe
received the farewell letter from her son.
Nebraska cattle are being shown at the
International show at Chicago. - Page 1
It has been officially announced that
Frank Hitchcock will be appointed post
master general by the next president.
Inspectors are busy Investigating the
cause of the loss of the a tea me r Finance.
Maaaachuaetts representative says he
believes the rules of the house, and not
the speaker, are at fault for existing
legislative conditions. Page a
Wllllsm Hsyward Is In Washington to
attend the banquet to be given by Frank
Hitchcock, chairman of the republican
national committee. Pag 1
A locomotive boiler on the "Katy" road
exploded near Parsons, Kan., killing two
men. Page 1
Tang Shoo Tl, special ambassador from
China, will pass through Omaha Saturday
evening at o'clock. Pf 1
Cholera has broken out afresh In Russia
and many deaths are resulting among the
high-born. Pag a
Pu Tl will soon ascend the throne of
Chin and all the dignitaries of the em
pire will awear fealty. Page a
Gratis 1e completely " aroused Tsr the
osse of Mme: Stelnhell: PSf 1
General Leconte reappear after It was
reported he had been shot In the Interior
of Haytl. Page a
Cat gets Into hot air pipe of a furnace
In an Omaha homo and creates a commo
tion. P T
President Bchurman of Cornell uni
versity to be one of the speakers st the
Corn show. ' Pare
Measure Is being drawn for Introduc
tion which Is Intended to clip the claws
o fthe loan sharks. Para
II. E. Palmer to erect a large building
at the corner of Twentieth and Farnam.
Charles Leonard, who stole a trunk con
talnlng $40,000 worth of Jewelry, gets a
three-years' sentence. Page a
Democratic members of the present city
council are coy about -saying whether
they will be candidates for renomlnatlon.
OOlSXBmOZaX AJfD nrSVITKlaA.
Live stock markets. Par 18
Grain markets. Par 13
Stocks and bonds. - Pag 13
KOTEKXITTS OP OOBAJf alTBaVKSXXPS.
. Adriatic T.utonlc.
.Ba QIotmoI Prastsmt Uacala
K. P. Cscalls.
. .1 Prowace.
..rr. Ur O
. Our II.
.Cwibrlaa . .
LOCOMOTIVE BOILER EXPLODES
Mral Eaartae Jast Overhaaled la
Shops Blows t'p, Kllllngr
Two Mea. .
PARSONS, Kan.. Nov. 27. Two men ar
dead and another la expected to die as a
result of the explosion of a Missouri, Kan
sas tc Texas freight engine near Idenbro,
Kan., six miles south of tiers. The dead:
FRANK B. MELVILLE, engineer, Par
F. F. WULF, fireman, Dallas. Tex.
C. E. Roe, brakaman.
Engineer Melville's body was horribly
mangled. Wulf's body was carried more
than 900 feet from the track.
The engin. a Mogul, was turned out of
the shops yesterday after a complete over
hauling. It waa one of the moat powerful
on the syatem. No damage was done to
MCRE CHOLERA IN RUSSIA
Maay sw Cases of Disease la Well
o-Do Pasalllra Arc He-
ST. PERTESBURG. Nov. CT.-Aslstlc
cholera, which, since its prevalence here
three months ago. had been thought to be
exterminated seems to have broken out
afresh. In the last twenty-four hours ther
were twenty-seven new cases In thla city.
The new esses ar mostly in well-to-do
families and they show all the virulence of
the early days of the epidemic.
Sine th beginning of the epldsmlc there
haa been a total of S.IS4 rases. 3.U0 deatha.
and 4. recoveries. For aeveral weeks
past the number of new cases in the capital
has averaged leas then ten.
HITCHCOCK IN THE CABINET
Chatrwtaa ot toeaafelleoa Coaaaallle
First Oa eased for Peal lie a
by Jadsro Taft.
NBW TORK. Nov. 17. The Associated
Press Is authorised to announce that Mr.
Frank It. Hitchcock haa been offered and
has aoeoptad the position ot postmaster
general la Mr. Taft a cabinet. This la the
firs', cabinet position filled.
Nebraikan to Attend Banquet to Be
Giren by Frank Hitchcock.
FTTTINO WTNDTJP OF CAMPAIGN
All Coaaeeled wltfc Management from
Eastern mm4 Wester Headquarters
Invited and Moat of Thena
Will Be Preseat.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON. Nov. 27.-(Speclal Tele
gram.) William Hay ward of Nebraska
City, secretary of the national republican
committee, Is in Washington to attend th
banquet to be given Chairman Frank
Hitchcock tomorrow night at th New
Wllterd by men connected with the New
Tork and Chicago headquarters. Many of
these men are strangers to one another.
The campaign over end the republican
party triumphant. It . was suggested thst
the men who' had direct charge of running
the campaign, for th .republican ticket get
together, and out Of thla suggestion to
morrow night's banquet was planned.
In addition to the banquet a testimonial
will be given Mr. Hlchcock by his associ
ate of both headquarters.
Mr. Hayward arrived In Washington to
day from Plttaburg, where on Thanks
giving night he delivered n address at
the nnnunl convention of the Phi, Delta
Mr. Victor Rosewater, chief of the pub
licity department for the western section
of the country and member of the national
republican committee from Nebraska, will
arrive In Washington tomorrow to attend
the Hitchcock banquet.
Crawford's Body at Capital. .
Brigadier General Charles Morton, com
manding the Department of .the 'Missouri,
and Joseph B. Molyncux of Broken Bow,
Neb., master of Emmet Crawford iodg)
of Masons, arrived In Washington today
with the body of Captain Ernmet Craw
ford, la'te of the nlrd United States
cavalry, who was killed by Mexlonn troops
while following the Apache chief, Gerontmo,
and his band across the Mexican border
In 1S66. ' Captain Crawford was buried at
Kearney, from whloh place he was taken
for burial t Arlington next Sunday.
Mr. Molyneux accompanied the body cf
Captain Crawford as representative of th?
Masonic lodge at Broken Bow, the lodsa
being named after the captain.
Delegates I Rrrt t Coasjress.
Mayor Dahlman has appointed a number
of th , leading citizens of Omaha as dele
gates to the National Rivers and Harbors
congress, which meets In this city on De
cember 9. Governor Sheldon has not yet
forwarded to the secretary of the congress
the list of delegates from. Nebraska, but
It Is thought th list will arrive early next
Order la Grata Case.
. Th Interstate Commerce commission to
day formally promulgated announcement of
Its recent action postponing until July 1,'
1909, th effective data of its order la wbst
are known a -'the - Paveyievatar allow
ance cases. Th order prohibited the pay
ment of elevator allowances by railways.
Th commission believes that a decision of
th United States supreme court can be
obtained by July 1. .
Mlaor Matter at Capital.
Rural, carriers, appointed: .Nebraska
Ainsworth, Route 1, R. J. Klrkpatrlck, car
rier; John T. Klrkpatrlck; euVstltute. Iowa
Carson, Route S, L. IL Flood, carrier; J.
R. Robertson, substitute. Owsaaa, Route 1,
John F. Cronk, carrier; Frank Banders,
substitute. South Dakota Humboldt, Rout
1, C F. Webster, carrier; Leonard A. Web
Postmasters appointed: Nebraska Quick,
Frontier county, FVed T. Garllck, vlca F.
P. 'Nelms, resigned. South Dakota. Ray
mond. Clarke county, Edgar ' T. Ortberr.
vie D. T. Danforth, resigned.
On the recommendation of Congressman
Connors. Dr. C. R. Oretameyer haa been
appointed pension examtntnr surgeon at AJ
gona, la., vice Dr. W. E. H. Mors, re
TWENTY MILLION LUMBER DEAL
Coaabla Alleged to Bo lav. Fermatloa
to Coairol Walt Pta '
CHICAQO. Nov. 37. Th Tribu.4 today
say a: "Chicago is to become th sol sell
ing headquarter of the new lumber com
bination and Edward Hlnes Is to be presi
dent of the syndicate.
"While figure publicity stated hav fixed
the combination as a 130,000,000 affair, com
peting lumber Interests can se no limit
to ls capitalisation, but at th same Urn
they expressed no fear of Its attempting to
restrain trade by fixing prices. Frederick
Weyerhaeuser, the 'lumber king of th con
tinents,' Mr. . Htnes and others directly
concerned vanished from Chloago y ester
day, and It Is believed they had gone to
the home of Mr. Weyerhaeuser at St. Paul.
It Is believed thy ar completing th de
tail of th combination.
"A new capitalist named In th venture
was T B. Walker, the largeat Individual
owner of 'standing' white pine In th world,
Mr. Weyerhaeuser and Mr. Walker, It Is
said, have made previous attempts to ar
rive at a business underatandlng. Mr.
Walker ha played a 'silent game' In the
lumber trade, tying up every dollar avail
able in standing timber and not selling
"The new combination not only controls
the key to the white pine altuatlon, but
it alao has large voice In the hemlock.
yellow, southern and western pin fields
Mr. Weyerhaeuser controlling the supply
"Cloquet. Minn., is ths center of pro
duction of white pin and th controlling
lements ther ar Mr. Weyerhaeuser, th
Northern Lumber compsny, the Cloquet
Lumber company, and the Johnson-Went
worth Lumber company which also cam
Into th new combination with Cook and
BILLIK'S MOTHER IS DEAD
Loeee Coaseloasaess oa Beeelvlag
Farewell Letter front Her Soa,
toadesnaed to Dl.
CLEVELAND. O.. Nov. CJ.-Mrs. Barbara
Bllltk. mother of Herman Bitllk. who Is
under sentence of death at Chicago, dleU at
her home her today. She had suffered
from heart trouble and dropsy for several
months. On Wednesday last Mrs. Blliik
received a farewell letter from her son.
While reading this ah fell Into a faint and
was revived only after several hours of
unconsciousness. Sine than her death haa
been expected at any moment.
Several montha ago Mr a. Blliik arranged
with an undertaker to bury the bodies of
herself and son side by ail la p local
From the New Tork World.
LAMPHERE GOES TO PRISON
Sentence of Two to Twenty-One Tears
Imposed for Arson.
MAT NEVER APPEAL THE CASE
Vajolly Laeklaa- la Faad and'l.earal
Delays . Would Be Eaeoaatered
i ' Short Tersa aa Then ?
LAPORT1& ' Ind. Nov, , ?T.-Beforei Ray
Lamphtre, . under acntenc from two to
twenty-one years, was taken to state prison
In Michigan City this afternoon he was
vlalted by hj mother. The aged woman
wept as she clasped her. son In her arms,
but th prisoner bore up well.
' Attorney Worden announced today that
he would move on Monday for a new trial,
and that upon the same being dented he
expected to perfect the appeal. The trans
cript alone la the case would cost over t&OO.
and aa Lamphere's family has no means
and his friends by subscription have pro
vided his defense, . the general opinion la
that th appeal will never b perfected.
Another resson advanced as to the useless
ness of making the appeal Is the fact, that
the case would not be resched in the higher
court for two years, by which time Lam-
there would be In position, if his conduct
ha been good, to appear before the prison
board and ask for a psrole and then a
pardon. It th case should be reversed
th chances ar that th state would try
htm on th Helgeleln murder charge in
stead of th cat Just ended, while if no
at peal Is tsken It Is likely, acoordlng to
Intimations by Prosecutor Smith, that the
other charges will bs dropped. ' The motion
for th new trial will be based upon the
claim that Judge Rlchter erred in , giving
the Jury Instructions that It could render
verdict of arson.
NEBRASKA CATTLE AT SHOW
Asrrlealtaral Colleges Take Part
taa lateralis Live Stock
CHICRGO, Nov. 2s. Two thousand head
of stock, leaving 1.000 more to arrive today,
hav been received here fon the Interna
tional Lire Stock exposition which -will
Exhibit wer received from th low
Agricultural college, the University of Ne
braska, the Minnesota Agricultural college
end Purdue university. Although Purdue
students will not compete In the students
Judging contest; which wlll.be the main
feature of the opening program tomorrow.
It haa consigned twelve head of cattle and
hopes to carry off numerous prises.
The colleges represented In the Judging
contest, besides the Iowa Institution, will be
the Ksnsss. North Dakota. Texas and Mis
souri Agricultural callegea. The University
of Nebraska, the Ohio State university snd
ths Ontario Agricultural college of Guelph,
Only one farmer's son J, G. T'outman of
Manhattan. Kan. haa entered the contest
and he will pit hla practical knowledge
againat the theoretical experience of the
college students for the J. Ogden Armour
Agricultural scholarships, amounting to
5.vut. which will ba distributed for th moa
efficient work in the event.
MINE WORKERS' CANDIDATES
Ballot Betas; Beat Uat fr l'.le-tloa
of Neilloaal O fries -a uf
INDIANAPOLIS. Nov. !7.-1 he ballots
for the election of national officers of the
United Mine Workers are being sent to tH
local unions from natlonsl headquarter In
this city. They show that ths cundldates
for president are T. I- Lewis, who is now
president, and John H. Walker of Danville,
III., president of district No. 13 of Illinois.
Among the candidates for Vic president la
W. D. Van Horn of Terre Haute, Ind.;
John T. Dempaey of Scran ton. Pa.; Samuel
Pasco of Fsrmington. III.; W. O. 'tuClus
key of Minden Mines, Mo., snd J. W.
Murray of Hrrln, III.
Among the candldutea for secretary,
treasurer la Edwtn Perry of Oskalooaa. I.
The various local unions will vote on
December t. The result will not be an.
nounced until the convention bf the United
M:n Workers In this city In January.
is a Patient Animal."w. j. Bryan.
GENERAL LEC0NTE 1 APPEARS
Haltlea Minister ' Baaposed to Hav
Bcea Killed Escapes la
; PORT AL PRINCE.' Haytl.' Nov. 27.
General Leconte, who waa-reported a few
days ago to hav been' killed at Jerremle
by - revolutionists, arrived hor today. Ha
got away from Jerremle in a rowboat with
four officers and two' sailors.' and after
being at sea three days without provisions,
finally succeeded in reaching land at Petit
(toave. The general declares that tho re
ports ' that . three - men had bean .- put. to
death ot Jerremle on his orders were un
Loconto has resumed the duties of min
ister of the interior snd General Auguate.
who was given thla poat when Loconte
waa thought to be dead, has been madu
minister of public works, In succession to
M. Laraque. who has resigned.
Three divisions of experienced troops left
here todsy for the south to take the field
agiltit the rebels.
WASHINGTON. Nov. 27. Haytl' "pa
per" blockade of the ports of Aquin and
Jeremle, . which the government admits its
inability to -uiake effective by force of
arms, will not be recognised by the State
This Is In accordance with the traditional
policy of the American government. Notice
to this effect has been sent to American
Minister Furnlaa at Port au Prince.
The government ot Haytl acknowledges
:he revolutionists have Jeremle and that
the secretary of the Interior Is a prisoner
In their handa. A German .vessel has ar
rived from New Tork with a cargo for
According to Haytlen law It requires an
act of congress to open . ports, and It is
not within the executive prerogatives to
FRANCE AROUSED OVER CASE
Mane. Stelnhell Said to Be Battering
frpm a Pecallar Klad of
. . Hysterica.
PARIS, Nov. '27. The case of Madam
Stelnhell, who was arrested In this city
yesterday, - on account of sensational de
velopment In the matter of the murder of
her , husband snd stepmother, Mm. Japy,
In this city last May, . was this morning
taken out of the hands' of M. Leydett, the
examining ; magistrate, J who , haa ' been In
Charge up to the prescntand turned over
to Magistrate Andre. Madame Stelnhell
Is still under arrest on the charge of aid-,
ing and abetting, in , the' murder of her
' Expert physician have , declared that
Madame Stelnhell I suffering from a kind
of hysteric peculiar to a certain class of
neurasthenics, which . manifests itself In
the Invention of the wildest accusation.
There Is in full, blast'! today a Campaign
by the nationalists and anti-Semitic press
in an effort to prove that uthoritles have
had an Interest In ' smothering the truth
concerning these . hiusdtrs. , ,
Count Garlon. whose name has been
mentioned In connection, with Mine. Steln-
heH and at whose 'house in Parla Mmc.
Stelnhell stayed for 4 few weeks sfter the
murder of per husband, declared today that
ahe waa an honest and honorable woman.
Tho count aald. however, that he was con
vinced Mme." Stelnhell waa no longer pos
sessed of her mental faculties and he char
acterised the atory that she ws present at
the death of Felix Faure as a base cal
umny. On the contrary,' he declared, there
was ample evidence to prove that abe was
at that time 111 in her own home.
PU Yl SOON TO ASCEND THRONE
lafaat Eaaperor of China Will Re
ceive Fealty ot Dlgaatarle
' PEKING. Nov. 36. The government has
decided upon December 1 as the date for
the ceremonlee attending Pu Tl' ascension
to the throne. On this day the officials of
Peking and sit the members of . the Imperial
cktiro. will acknowledge' fealty to the In
fant emperor of CWna.
It has been understood t'at this ceremony
was to be performed on New Tear's day
when the era of the late Kuagh Hau ex
pire.. The apparent urgency ot the gov
ernment la ascribed to a deaire to relieve
th anxiety of the official class.
A reward of l.fKO taels has been offered
for th apprehension of th leader of the
recent revolutionary, outbreak at Nanking.
JOE BUTLER'S LAMP IS OUT
Arthur Mullen of O'Neill Says He is to
Have the Oil Job.
FACTS OF WHITE CONTRIBUTION
Seat to Committee Treasurer Last
Tear After Report . Mad Beea
Filed and Carried Forward . .
to Corroat Yea.
(From a Staff Correspondent.) -
LINCOLN, Nov. 27. (Special Telerram.)
Joe Butler and the other statesmen from
Omaha who are getting ready to draw that
$2,000 a year paid to the deputy state oil
Inspector, had Just a well get back to
work .'If the report which comes In from
Arthur Mullen of O'Neill is true. Mullen
Is quoted as saying to a friend at O'Neill:
"Out of the seventy-four applicants fos
the placo Mr. Schallenberger Insists that
I accept the Job. Because of his Insistence
I have about decided to sacrflce my law
practice and accede to the governors
Mullen was making an awful fight for
the place when he had the new governor
hog-lied and down and out with a broken
leg last week, and the announcement that
he says he Is going to get the Job comes
J not aa a great surprise to Lincoln. How
ever. Mr. Shallenberger has not yet made
the official announcement.
in tne meantime w. r . Schwlnd. ap
pointed deputy oil Inspector for the First
dlatrlct, wrote to the new governor today
declining the Job. Mr. Schwind aald he be
lleved he could not afford to quit the prac
tice of law for $100 a month, which the
How White Conlrlhnted.
C. E. Whit, superintendent of the School
for the Desf, located at Omaha, appointed
by.Oovernor Sheldon, is a candidate for
reappointment at the hands of Governor
For that reason Mr. While objected aerl.
oualy with having been credited with con
tributing to the republican state campaign
fund, and he furnished the World-Herald
with th basis for a etory published this
morning. This story wss to the effect that
Mr. White had not contributed to the re
publican campaign committee and that if
Treasurer Lindsay has used his name aa a
contributor he had probably uaed other
names In order to hide where the money
really came from.
Several days ago when the name of this
man White appeared a a contributor, he
called up Treasurer Lindsay and said: "
"I do not want my name to appear a
having contributed to the republican cam
paign fund. I am a candidate for reap
pointment at th handa of Governor-elect
Shallenberger and that thing may hurt me."
The record of H. C. Lindsay, treasurer
of the republican state committee, ahow
that Mr. White contributed for the em
ployes of the institution $17S. December 19,
1907. At the time the contribution waa
mad Mr. Lindsay Informed Mr. White
that hla report had already been filed and
that hla contribution would appear In the
next report to be filed thla fall. Mr. Lind
say' record show he filed a report last
fall showing receipts and expenditures up
to November 22. 1907.,
The rreport he recently filed we from
that time up to and Including November
20, 1908. Mr. Lindsay was treasurer of the
committee In 1907 and held over In 1908 and
to make a true report he had to Include
In this year' report all the expenditure
and receipt from the time of that report
to the time of the 1908 report.
Th records show that W. J. O'Brien
mad a contribution - November 28, 1907,
Clayton Kellam, December, 9. 1907, C. B.
Henarl. February i, and George Coup
land. February 14. 1, ail contributions
to the campaign after the 1907 report had
been filed and thalr names appear in the
Mr. White was fully conversant with the
fscts when he gave his story to the demo
pop, sheet. He wss told when he sent down
the $17 thst he would be given credit 1n
the 1908 report.
Mr. White objected to Its publication at
this time because he feared it would preju
dice him In the eye of th newly eleoted
Mr. White waa appointed by Governor
(Continued oa Second P age )
President-elect'i Stand it Commended
in Hundreds of Letters.
PLEASED AT PUBLIC SENTIMENT
Decision to Insist Upon Action Along
Line of Platform Strengthened.
CONFERENCE WITH WOODRUFF
New Tork Chairman Comes to Discuss
FAVOR TARIFF COMMISSION
New York Merchants A asocial I on
Uoes on Record for I'reallon at
HOT SPRINGS. Va.. Nov. 27. -Presidentelect
Taft'a announced position In favor of
a thorough tariff revision la being approved
In a correspondence which developing tu
the extent of more then a hundred letters
a day. Mr. Taft'a determination in thla
respect continues and the trend of recently
expressed sentiment Is most rstlsfactory
New York's republican alstc chairman,
Timothy L. Woodruff, arrived here today.
"I expect to have a general talk with Mr
Taft, who, when In Brooklyn, Invited me
down here. We shall discuss tho Now York
state political altuatlon and . the United
Stales senatorship. I hav not yet de
fined my position a td the senatorship, but
may do so later."
The preeldent-elect had another confer
ence with Mr. Hitchcock this afternoon.
The visit of the nbtlonnl chairman ended
tonight, when he returned to Washington
to attend a dinner to be given In hla honor
Favors Tariff Commission.
NEW YORK. Nov. 27. Resolutions ask
ing for the creation of a permanent na
tional tariff commission were today passed
by the board of directors of tho Merchant'
association of this city. The association
asks for "an early, comprehensive and
thorough revision of the tariff."
Provision is asked in the expected taclff
legislation by congress for th negotiation
of commercial agreement with foreign
nations on the basis of a maximum and
minimum tariff, conceding the minimum
rates to foreign countries which reciprocate
by giving minimum rates on American
NIGHT RIDERS ARE CENSORS
Boy Given Bevere . Wblpplna by
'Masked Mea Bevaase They
. Refase to Work. , .....
W.AVERLY, Tenn., Nov. 27. Two boys
named Baker. . living near th Tennessee
river, were given a severe whipping y
masked night riders laat night for th
reason, ns given by the riders, that they
would, not work.
The boys wore theiT told to go and show
the switches to a preacher and tell him
why they were whipped and ask him to
pray for them.
John Walker, who Uvea further up the
river at Daniels Landing, waa alao visited
by a bond of riders, who forced him to
run up and down a half-mile lane until lie
was exhausted, while they cut at him with
whips. He was told he had been talking
TANG SHAO Yl ENROUTE EAST
Distinguished Chinese Diplomat and
Salte Will Pass Tkrosgh Omaha
Sain relay Evening.
OGDEN, Utah. Nov. 27. The apecial
train of eeven. cars carrying the Chinese
special envoy Tang Shuo Yl and entourage
reached the Union depot at 12:50 this after
noon, en route to Washington to convey
the thanka of hla government to Presldont
Roosevelt and the American government
for International courteales of an appre
The ira'ln. on the Union Pacific, will
reach Omaha at 8 p. m. Saturday. The
ambassador expressed grateful apprecia
tion of the kindly reception accorded the
party since Its arrival on the steamer Mon
golia. INSPECTORS BUSY ON WRECK
Investigation Belaa Blade Whether
Navigators . Used Dae Precau
tions Before Crash.
. NEW YORK, Now, 27. Government In
spectors will begirt today sn Investigation
of the cause of the collision between the
Oeorglc and the Finance. Captain Mow
bray of th Ftnanc has been quoted ss
saying that he saw th Oeorglc when It
was nearly a mile distant and that the
collision would have been avoided if that
vessel had backed Ita engines and put It a
helm to port.
On the other Jhand, Captain Clarke of tli
Georglo ssld thst the Finance did not ob
serve tho signals to pass on th port ride
of the Georgic.
PEARSON HASM0RE CASH
thlcaao Philanthropist Will Sooa
Give Away Three Million
LOS ANGELK8. Cal.. Nov. 17.-Dr. D. K.
Pearson, the millionaire philanthropist of
Chlcsgo. about whom a ststemcnt was
published me day ago- t'i his benefac tions
hsd depleted tils fortune snd left
him $160,000 tn deficit, is quoted in s morn
ing psper ss declaring that the atory is sll
Dr. Pearaon ia also quoted aa saying that
ho has $3,000,000 more to give to educstlonal
Institutions In tills counry, wtit.'h gifts
he will begin to beatow next July.
SPECIAL SESSION IN OHIO
Governor Harrla Aanoanrea He Will
( all I.eaUlalnre Jaanary 4 to
COLUMBUS. O., Nov. 27.-U7 ernor
Harria announced today that hu will cull
the legislature In extra sesiilon to meet on
January 4. The legislature will vote pit
United Statea senator n Hie fjllow.nx
Two Mea Bealeared.
CHICAGO. Nov. 27 William L. Tildsn
and Chauncc? L. Graham, officials of ilia
American Steel Ball company, were sen
tenced today by Judge Chrtlaln la the
superior court to serve a term of n i i
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