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    The Omaha Daily
Bee
TOR ALL THE NEWS THE
OMAHA DEE
BEST IN THE WEST
WEATHER FORECAST.
For Nebraska Generally fair.
For Iowa Fair.
For weather report pane 3.
VOL. XXXIX NO. 93.
OMAHA, TUESDAY MORNINU, OCTOIJKll 5, 1!0)-TEN PAGES.
SINT.LE COPY TWO CENTS.
ITAFT PAETY IN
WRIGHT FLIES
OVERTHE CITY
Dayton Aviator Makes Trip from
Governor's Island to Grant's
Tomb and Return.
Others Have Noticed the Same Thing
DR. GROUCH GETS
KNOCKOUT BLOW
Famous Old Piker Brings Up Againit
General Hilarity at Carnival
Grounds.
Register
Today
GOLDEN STATE
aief Executive ii Greatly Pleased
with Scenery in Northern
California.
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ITJLST STOP AT BEDDING
HARBOR
CRAFT
APPLAUDS
! STRANGLE HOLD ENDS niM
Last Year's Registration Does
Not Cold Ccod This Year.
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President Welcomed to 9 by
Governor Gillett. v
Man-Bird Sails Over Warships and
Sailors Wonder.
After that All is Merry at Great
Resort of King.
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SAClVl TO
EECEPTION AT
Evening Spent at Capital, re
President manes Aaare
TODAY IN SAN
EEA1
Strenoona Round o( Etfrllmn(i
Will ! Follow hy Visit to Big
Trtn In Yosemlte Valley
Tomorrow.
PACRAMENTO, Cat.. Oct. 6. -After mak
Inrf one of the longest Jumps of his trip
nnd travelling for twenty-five hours
through Oregon and the northern half of
California, President Ttft arrived here to
night' at 7:10 o'clock to remain until (4
o'clock tomorrow morning, when he pro
ceeds to Oakland and San Francisco.
The president was met at the station by
anollier large crowd. Mr. Taft was enter
tained at dinner, was taken for an auto
mobile ride through tha city to be cheered
ull along the route, and made an address
In the state capltol grounds.
The president selected for the princi
pal feature of his speech, the conservation
renounces In which he declared anew that
many of the Roosevelt policies of conser
vation 'can be carried Into effect, confirm
atory and enabling legislation must be se
cured and he pledged himself to use all
his power to Induce congress to pass the
lawa necessary.
Will Discuss Details.
'Having already made a number of aet
speeches, covering the various subjects, he
expects to Incorporate in his annual mes
sage to congress, tha president during
the rest of his tour will discuss In more or
less detail many of the phases of the
larger question, because he believes that
after fll. the details count more than a
gnrral declaration of policy.
While to the average mind the thought
of a day and night uninterrupted travel
suggeela discomfort and fatigue, the twenty-five
hours between Portland and Sacra
mento proved to be a period of real rest
and enjoyment for the president. The
only stops made on the way were at dlvls
Ion points stops necessary to the opera
tion of the train. There were crowds at
each of these placea and the president ap
peared on the rear platform of his car
to shake hands or to make a few Informal
remarks.
At Dusmulr. neaf the foot of -Mount
" 8hastaj-ne-the most wiagnlfleent enow
clad peaks in all the world, the president
declared that a night of solid sleep and
the bracing air of northern California had
entirely "knocked out" the cold he con
tracted In Seattle.
Trip Thoronathly Enjoyed.
Mr. Taft thoroughly enjoyed his stay on
the train. He read a little, lounged about
the ear, played a friendly game of "bridge"
with members of his party, and during the
five or six hours Mount Shasta was in sight
admired that towering peak in all the
changing aspects the winding railroad
brought Into view. Shasta was really the
first of the snow mountains of the west
that the president haa seen on this trip,
When- he was In Colorado Plke'a Peak was
hidden In 'a cloud bank. During the two
days he was' in Seattle the weather was
cold and gray and the peak which is
known on the Seattle aide aa Mount
Ranler and on the Tacoma side as Mount
Tacoma was nowhere to be aeon. Many
panoramic pictures of Portland, Ore., show
snow capped Mount Hood "on guard" In the
background, but while the president was in
tjwn the atmospheric conditions were not
Just right.
Mr. Taft laughingly declared In Portland
that after several visits both to Seattle and
to Portland he was prepared to question the
existence of any such mountains as Ranler
or H.ood.
Will tee Blar Trees,
After passing tomorrow In San Francisco
President Taft heads for the Yosemlte
valley. He never has been among the old
giant trees In the valley, which are said
to be the oldest living things In the world.
Mr. Taft has been warned that the dust
going In and coming out of the park at
this time of the year Is fairly suffocating,
but hla enthusiasm In the trip haa not been
In the least diminished
Spatial khaki outfits' will be procured by
the president and his party for the three
days trip.
President Taft waa welcomed into Cali
fornia at Red Bluff by Governor Gillett.
Lieutenant Governor Porter, Senator Per
kins, former secretary of the navy; Vlotor
Metcalfe. M. H. DeToung of San Fran
Cisco and other members of a committee
gathered from different sections of the
state. Members of the committee from
Sun Francisco represented both "graft1
proslcutlon and "anti-graft" prosecution.
Representatives McKlnlay and Knowland
also helped to extend California's welcome
to the chief executive. Senator Bourne of
Oregon also accompanied the president.
Speech at Danaaanlr.
Speaking from the car-end at Dunsmulr
Cel., President Taft saldi
"I am on a tour of some 13,000 miles, and
1 am trying to gather Information aa we
go with reference to the condition of the
country, and at the aame time to give a
superficial aspect of the man whom It haa
been your good or bad fortune to elect to
the office of president I think personal
contact with the people and those whom
you honor by delegating authority tempor
arily Is e. good thing all around, so that
you may know when I make mistakes and
they are presented to you you with a
great deal of emphasia that I am atlll a
poor mortal praying for assistance and
duping that you will forgive human error.
"Everywhere in this country I have found
evidence of prosperity, from Boston to
Portland, and If aims do not fall we are
upon an era of business enterprise and ex
paiuUon that has never been seen In this
country before. Now. with that I would
not have you forget that there are certain
responsibilities. We have bad evils growing
out of prosperity. Men have aetsed power
by means of accumulation of wealth and
its use In method that are not legal and
Continued on second Pag )
Carmen Who DicT
Not Strike Get
Ten Dollars a Day
This Will Make $25,600 for the Com
pany if it Reckons Period of
Sixteen Days.
Financially those .160 street car men who
refused to go on strike will be well paid.
Each man Is to receive S10 'a day1 from
the company from the time the strike be
gun until it ended. Five dollars a day
will be wages, since this Is the. amount
the company has been paying the Imported
strikebreakers, and the other $0 will be a
bonus.
The strike began September 18. It Is not
known what day the company fixes as the
oneon which it ended. Pratt, the leader
and the author of the strike, left the city
the night of. October 3, making a period of
sixteen days If the company wants to
reckon It that way.
On this basls'the company would pay out
a total of 125,600 to those 160 employes, or
1160 each.
The company says that beside these 160
men who did not strike, 160 of those who
did have returned, making a total of 320
old men back on the cars.
Liberal Minister
Formally Ordained
Presbyterian Who Does Not Accept
Bible Story of Adam and Eve
Enters Church.
NEW YORK, Oct. 4.-The ordination of
Rev. Archlbold Black, accused of extreme
liberalism, was formally approved at the
meeting of the New York presbytery today.
Last June Mr. Black was assigned to
preach In the Bedford Park Presbyterian
church here, but his ordination and that
of other young theological students waa op
posed by a conservative element of the
presbytery, which questioned their, ortho
doxy because they refused to accept liber
ally some portions of the book of Genesis,
among them. It was said .at the time, the
story of Adam and Eva and the Garden of
Eden.
REV. FOGELSTROM, FOUNDER
OF DEACONESS HOME, DEAD
Man Prominent In Affaire ef Swedish
Lot her an Church Dies at
Wahoo. ,
Rev. E. A. Fogelstrom. founder of the
Deaconesses' Institute of the Swedish Luth
eran Church In America, died yesterday at
nis noma in Wahoo. He will be burled In
Forest Lawn cemetery Thursday, the fu
neral services being held at Swedish Im
manual Lutheran church, of which he was
pastor for so many years. Rev. Adolph
Hult, present pastor of that church, will
conduct the services.
Rev. Mr. Fogelstrom has been In falling
health for some years. He left Omaha two
years ago and went to Wahoo, but has
been In retirement from active duties,
preaching only occasionally. His death will
be an event of sad Interest to all Swedish
people over the United States.
Born In Gryt, Sweden, June M. 1860. Mr.
Fogelstrom was ordained In the Lutheran
ministry In 1877. He came to Omaha in
1878 and became pastor of the Immanual
church. He remained pastor there until
1889. He established the Swedish Immanual
hospital In this city, and then founded the
Deaconesses' Institute, making this work
national In Ita scope. These efforts brought
htm into repute with his people all over
America and made him a central figure.
Both these enterprises have been eminently
successful and stand aa enduring monu
ments to his unflagging seal and energy.
For the last years of active service he di
rected the affairs of the hospital, and then
when HI health overtook him retired to
Wahoo.
Rev. Mr. Fogelstrom leaves a widow and
five children.
POPE RESUMES AUDIENCES
Pontiff Passes Oeod Xlgrht and
Recent Indisposition Is
Nearly Over,
HU
ROME. Oct 4. The pope haa had a good
night and Is much better today. He re
sumed his audlencea. For aeveral days the
pope has been Indisposed.
Although the pope only gave one audience
today, the effort necessitated by that ag
gravated the pain and awelllng. but the
attending physicians are of the opinion
tnat Improvement will be ahown by to
morrow in the pontiff's condition.
Where to Register
Polls Open 8 a. m. to 9 p. m,
OMAHA.
riret Ward.
1-1W South 6th.
tM Pacific. ,
1703 South lOt hi
4 fil Bancroft.
Second Ward.
1-K!3 South th.
Vinton.
I IU Vinton.
4 1,4 Vinton.
6 M South lath.
Third Ward.
1151 Webster.
1118 South 10th.
5 SIS North 16! h.
4 410 South liilh.
South 13th.
Foarth Ward.
1 1411 Davenport.
tU South lsth.
5 7l South Kin.
41' 4 South ftth.
-4il North SUA.
Fifth Ward.
1 104 Sherman.
l Sherman.
5 2WJ1 Sherman.
4 1&4 Sherman.
6 1138 North lth.
Sixth Ward.
1-M19 North Nth.
3 1108 North 4th.
t 1U04 North 3th.
4- 3122 Military Ave.
Seventh Ward.
1-ffll Leavenworth.
3 1535 Georgia Ave. (barn,
rear.)
3- 1S38 Park Ave..
4- 3104 South lid (barn,
rear.)
Eighth Ward.
1-1J04 North 34th,
3 is" Cuming.
3 413 North 17th.
4 Cuming.
FLIGHT OF TWENTY MILES
Round Trip Occupies But Little Over
Thirty-Three Minutes.
SECOND
TRIAL
POSTPONED
Accident to Motor Prevents Another
Effort Late In the Afternoon
Business Practically Sus
pended. iNKW YORK, Oct. 4-An aeroplanes
Hashed past the white dome of Grant's
tomb today, then turning gracefully In mid
air, over the waters of the Hudson, shot
like a falcon back to Governor's Island, ten
miles away. Wilbur Wright of Dayton. O.,
thus placed his name In the rank with Hud
son and Fulton today In one of the most
spectacular feats in the history of aero
nauts. Over the masses of warships, from whose
decks the hoarse cheers of the sailors were
borne up to him In his elevated seat, he
flew for twenty miles ten miles up and ten
miles back remaining In the air for S3 min
utes and 33 seconds, and alighting at the
aerodrome without mishap.
During the flight business was practi
cally at a standstill In all that part of
Manhattan from which a view of his re
markable feat was available. Harbor
craft shrieked their applause, cheer after
cheer swept up from the banks of the Hud
son and the lower bay for the Dayton av
iator had "made good," crowning the avi
ation program of the Hudson-Fulton cele
bration with a record.
Fast Time Made.
Wright started on hla flight up the Hud
son at 9:W a. m. and finished exactly at
10:29:33. He had intended to Improve upon
his achievement of the morning by making
a longer and more hazardous flight at sun
set, but the crippling of hla motor Just as
he was about to start on the evening at
tempt dashed his hopes, as well aa those
of the thousands who had assembled on
Governor's Island and along the water
front to cheer him on.
The flight waa made under conditions
only moderately favorable. When Wright
reached Governor's Island shortly, after 8
o'clock the wind was blowing about ten
miles an hour, while an overcast sky added
to the uncertainty of the weather. In the
face of these conditions Wright called for
volunteers among the newspaper men as
sembled to tow his machine te the etarttng
rail, while he superintended the laying of
the starting way . in the direction of the
wind. Everything ready, his mechanician
gave the propeller a twist, which started
the motor, and amid the clatter of the ma
chine's exhaust, which sounded like mus
ketry fire. Wright climbed to his seat In
the aeroplane. ,
With the same Impertrubable temper
which has characterised all hia flights, the
aviator pulled his cap over his eyes and
reached for the starting lever. In a mo
ment the machine was off.
Start Is Aasplclons.
With the planes tilted slightly to one
side, the man-bird slowly ascended into
the air, arising to a height of barely
twenty feet, while It swooped In a semi
circle todawrd the water's edge. Here
the presence of many craft, all hyster
ically tooting their whistles, caused him ,
to ascend further Into the air before mak
ing for the mouth of the river.
Almost Indistinguishable against the gray-
banked clouds the machine soared past
old Castle William and soon entered the
canon made by the giant skyscrapers of
Manhattan Island and the Jersey hills.. At
this point the aeroplane was flying at a
height of nearly 200 feet, but unexpected
air currents caused by the great build
ings caused the aviator to bring hla craft
lower to the water. Tilting the elevating
rudder, hs slowly brought the machine
down, sloping gradually until he waa but
a bare hundr.d feet above the too Ing ferry
boats and the busy . river traffic. His
motor was churning as . regularly as a
clock and settling himself In his seat,
he sped onward up the river.
Passes Over Warships.
Over the warships of four great powers
he passed, his progress marked by cheers
from the sailors of his own country and
thoae of Great Britain, Germany, France
and Italy. The blue Jackets lined the rails
of their ships and gazed In wonderment at
the little craft above them, perhaps, think
ing vaguely that some day it might ren
der their own monster fighting machines
obsolete.
When the air vessel reached the British
cruiser, Argyle, anchored an eighth of a
mile above Grant's tomb, Wright brought
his direction rudders into play, and de
scribing an easy and graceful curve started
on hla return Journey down the river. The
wind conditions which had bothered him
on the Journey up were now more favor
able and It waa here that the speed pos
sibilities of the machine were demon
strated. While the ten miles upstream oc
cupied nearly twenty minutes, the return
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Ninth Ward.
1-2579 Cuming.
3 S2j0 Burt (barn,
3 3J04 Davenport
rear.)
rear.)
(barn,
4211 South SSth (barn,
rear.)
62914 Farnam.
Tenth Wnrd.
1 1018 South 10th.
2 If ?1 Leavenworth.
3 2121 Leavenwortn.
4 10 South 16th.
61424 South 13m.
Eleventh Ward.
14108 Hamilton.
3 Zi Farnam.
3 614 South Sith (barn.)
4 70S South 27th.
Twelfth Ward.
14418 North 21th,
3 X24 Ames Ave.
3 Sul Corby (barn, rear.)
1 4418 North Ulti.
Scientists say that the
From the Minneapolis Journal.
CENTENNIAL OF ST. LOUIS
Mayors of 361 Cities Are Guests of
the Municipality.
BIG BALLOON RACE FEATURE
Ten Blar Gas Bugra Star. In the Con
test for the I.ahm . Cnp, Now
Held by Captain
Chandler.
ST. LOt'IS, Oct. 4. Governor Hartley and
Mayor Frederick Krelamann todny wel
comed the mayors of 361 cities who are to
bo the city's guests during centennial week.
After a recpptlon at the city hall and a
luncheon the guests viewed the races of
the spherical balloons. Tonight they at
tended a welcome muss meeting In the Col
iseum. Civic Improvement was the theme
dipcutwed.
Band concerts In the Court of Honor
were given toiilptht to the Centennial visi
tors who preferred to remain on the streets.
Tukday's program Includes a water reeant
on the MIsslRHlppt river In the mnrnln?
In fchlch four torpedo boats will partici
pate and the Veiled Prophets parade and
ball In the evening.
Blar Balloon Ruee Starts,
With atmospheric conditions ideal, ten
balloons railed from St. Louis late thin
afternoon toward the southeast. The pas
sage above the city from the grounds of
the Aero club waa made at a height of
500 feet. Sixty thousand persons, many
centennial week visitors were on the Aero
club grounds.
The attentions were delayed but little
and were as perfect as could be. The
big gas bags, heavily weighted with bal
lat, floated slowly above the hehds of
the spectators who cheered the aero
nauts. Two of the balloons, the Peoria and Mis
souri, has gas bags of 40,000 cubic fret and
were In a special race. The others were
78,000 cubic footers and raced for medals
and prises. The smaller gas hags are ex
pected to remain In the air 'eighteen hours
and the larger forty hours. By morning
they ought to be over Kentucky or Ten
nessee. The gentle breeze moved the air
craft slowly and afforded ample time for
the spectatora to bid the occupanta goodbye.
The Cleveland was the first to get away
In the race of the big balloons. This was
followed by St. Louis III, Centennial. Pom
mery. New York, University City, Indiana
and the Hooster. Because H. II. McCJill,
pilot of the Indiana, had not received TTis
license, his entry sailed under protest und
his eligibility will be settled later.
The Hoosler la UUqnallf led.
The Hoosler was disqualified, as Dr. P.
M. Crume is not a licensed pilot. However,
he sailed away for the sport of ballooning.
John Berry, pilot of the 1'nlversity City,
was the favorite of the spectators. His
craft was patched on the ground as the
big bag was filled. The ropes of the net
ting, which with the bag won the recent
Indianapolis race, were knotted and showed
use. He followed the New York, the most
modern craft In the race, and received the
most cheers.
All balloons carried as much ballast as
possible and expect to make long flights.
Under the conditions In which they sailed
they will not have let out gas until late
tomorrow. The Lahm cup, now held by
Captain F. tie Forrest Chandler, Is one of
the prises sought by the aeronauts. A
flight of more than 475 miles will get it.
The Indiana's basket can lt d a hammock.
In which McGill rested. He was injured
on the grounds and sailed against the ad
vice of his physician. It Is thought the
Indiana's rip and valve cords are tangled.
If this proves so McGill will have a rough
landing, aa he cannot control hla craft in
the usual way.
At the time the ten balloons sailed away,
M. A. Hiomann of St. Louis, the South St.
Louie Aero club, whose entry was refused
by the Aero club of St. Louis, sailed from
the gas works four mile row the Acq
club groumsj
earth's tendency this week is to change
Mister
Last Year's Registration Docs
Not Hold Good This Year.
Decision in
Walsh Case "
Comes Today
Court of Appeals Will Pass on Fate
of Chicago Banker Convicted of
Misappropriation of Funds.
CHICAGO, Oct. 4. A document contain
ing additional citations of recently decided
cases bearing upon the question of incon
sistency and repugnancy alleged against
tho verdict of guilty found against John H.
Walsh was filed with the' clerk of ihe
United States circuit court of appeals here
today.
Mr. Walsh, president of the Chicago Na-
i tlonal bank, was convicted of misapplica
tion of the bank's funds. He appealed and
a decision from the appellate bench Is ex
pected tomorrow. It is charged among
other things by Walsh's counsel that the
counts of the indictment agulnst him were
contradictory. Whether the new citations
will be received by the court,- whose find
ings, whilt unknown to the public, have
already been printed for distribution, will
not be known until tomorrow when court
convenes.
, John R. Walsh rose from obscurity to
the mastery of millions. His bank was one
of the city's big financial Institutions. He
is alleged, however, to have misapplied
SIH.OOO.OUO of the bank's funds, through
memorandum notes signed with the nanie
of clerks. In an endeavor to keen his vast
Interests afloat.
December IS, 1905, the Chicago National
bank gave way under strain. Walsh was
found guilty on fifty-four counts and sen
tenced to five years' Imprisonment in the
federal prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kan.
Today
Dr. Cook's Records Go
to Copenhagen First
COPENHAGEN. Oct. 4 The announce
ment of Ir. Cook's willingness to request
the University of Copenhagen to waive its
claim to the first examination of the
records of his Journey to the North pole
caused keen disappointment and whatever
may be the reply of the university to the
explorer's request, present indications do
not foreshadow a graceful acquiescence on
the part of the general public.
The rector of the unlveisity said tonight:
"No such request has yet been received
from lr. Cook and It is Impossible to
say what attitude the university will take
towards the suggestions that American
and other scientific bodies shall first view
the explorer s data. The action of the uni
versity will depend upon the reason !r.
Cook gives.' Strong Influences may have
been brought to bear upon Vr. Cook In
order to cause him to prefer such a re
quest. The general public is Inclined to be an
noyed at the suggestion that foreign scien
tific bodies shall first see the records.
The people oonslder the promise to give
the university the first opportunity of
passing on the records as nothing but Jus
tice n view of the honors heaped upon
the explorer Ly both the university and
the, Danish public and their ungrudging
from a sphere to an ellipse.
STRIKE OVER, SAYS LEDSSLER
Street Railway Company Sends Back
Most of Breakers.
FULL SERVICE ON ALL LINES
This Is ' Iteport Company Official
Gives of Way They Are Hnnnlus
Cars for the AU-9nr-rien
Crowds.
"The strikebreakers have gone, or at
least nearly all of them have, and they
will all be gone by Tuesday night," said
R. A. Leussler, secretary and assistant
general manager of the Omaha & Council
Kluffs Street Railway company. "The
strike Is over. This Is shown by several
Incidents. Mr. Pratt huh left town and
the cars are running with full service. You
can see that we even have the sprinkling
cars out, so we must have some extra
men."
A notice was posted In the car barns Mon
day mornlng( notifying the strikebreakers
to be ready to fill I p Monday night. A few
held over, however, until some of the new
men were a little better broken In.
The officials of the company state that
they have nearly a full quota of men, al
most as many being regularly employed at
before the strike. When tho strike was
called there were nearly 000 motoimen and
conductors. Of these HiO did not strike, but
remained with the company. One hundred
and sixty men have returned since the
strike, making 320 old men now on the cars,
say the officials. Nearly 200 new men have
been hired, many of whom are experienced
car men, although some had to bu broken
In by the old men.
Service was maintained until after mid
night Sunday night and cars rati as late as
usual last night. Many extra cars were
put In service because of Ak-Sar-Hen and
the movement of tho Sixteenth Infantry
from Albright to Fort Omaha und of a
large number of people who went to Fort
Omaha to see the evolutions of the soldiers
In camp there.
It was thought that a larger number of
the old men wouTd return to the company's
service as soon as they rect Ived their money
from the international fund.
"I have made arrangements to meet with
the State Railway commission at Lincoln
as soon as Ak-Sar-Hen Is over,'' said Mr.
Leussler. "I would not be going away If
Uiero waa still a strike In progress."
support and belief In his exploits.
UALTIMORE, Oct. 4 Just before he
left his hotel for the theater where ho
delivered a lecture tonight, Dr. Cook was
shown the Associated Press dispatch from
Copenhagen relative to his reported In
tention to request the university of th.it
city to waive tis claim to the first ex
malnation of tils records. After reading
the dispatch carefully he said:
"A wrong Impression has been received
In Denmark as to Just ul.at I said In
Washington last night, and tills, too, seems
not to have been perfectly understood In
this country. In order that there may be
no further misunderstanding 1 h. ill be
glad to have the Associated Press say as
coming from mu that I shall adhere to
the original plan to have the University
of Copenhagen make the flint examination
of my records, but that I shall ask that
the university withhold the announcement
of such examination until the recoids shall
have been examined nmultaneously by all
the geographical socltletles of the world.
Immediately after they have been ex
amined by the Untversliy of Copenhagen,
duplicate copies of my records will be
submitted to all the geographical societies
of the world and to any other scientific
bodies desiring them.""
CROWDS FROM STATE COMING
Joyful Monarch Orders Night Abol
ished in Honor of Visitors.
CARS FROM DEPOTS ARE FILLED
Only Complaint of Trople from
Country Is that They Can't Get
Rid of Their Money Fast
Enough.
raO'B XnOE7AT PBOOhlK.
Howards Wire Walkors 3i30, 4)30,
8:30 and P:U0 (free).
THB BIQ) DATS.
Tuesday, Ootober 6 Fireworks.
Wednesday, October Electrical pa,
rads.
Thursday, October 7 Military parade,
rrtday, October 8 OoronaUca ball.
Saturday, October Japanese Tea
Party.
TODAT AT CAMP THA TIB.
10:00 a. m. Bass ballt rort Btley against
Fort leavenwortb.
1:00 p. m. Fort Omaha against rort
Crook.
3:00 p. m. I volutions of cavalry squad
ron. 3:20 p. m. Saddle' squad drill,
3:40 p. m Butt's manual, Thirteenth in
fantry. 4:00 p. m. Parade, Thirteenth Infantry.
4:30 p. m. Band couoort, Second oaralry.
ATTENDAWCB.
' 1907. 190. 1909.
3.SG9 4.373 2,443
,..6,087 7,908 4,164
908 8,877 4.9P7
83,100 10,684 14,918
8,433 7.645 7.760
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday . . .
Saturday .
Monday
The visit of Dr. Grouch to the carnival
grounds Monday night was a highly Inter
esting event.
Dr. Grouch, who blew into Omaha when
no one was looking, went to the carnival
grounds for a purpose. He was Immensely
pleased when he struck the gatekeeper
at the pass gate, for he Imagined he had
made a valuable acquaintance. So the
doctor proceeded on his way for several
feet and all of a sudden he bumped Into
General Hilarity.
There occurred fie biggest fight ever
puHed off on the oarnlval grounds. The
general called to his aid all the confetti
throwers within the sound of his voice and
they lit into Dr. Grouch with both feet
and tooth hands.
The doctor fought valiantly for several
minutes until finally General Hilarity got
the strangle hold and that waa the end of
Dr. Grouch.
As Dr. Grouch was the only one of the
family In tho city the carnival will have
no further trouble from that source. As a
result of the fight General Hilarity haa un
disputed charge of the entire oarnlval
grounds, the city and all the country that
surrounds the city.
As a tribute to General Hilarity, Sam
son acting for the king, has ordered that
there bo no more night In Omaha during
the entire week; that gladness shall be In
every man's soul and that such a welcome
be accorded tho visiting subjects from out
In the state that with one voice Nebraska
shall rise up and call the principal city of
Qulvera a warm old place.
Crowds Pour Info City,
Those who were at the station Monday
afternoon got an Indication of the great
number of people who will be In the city
during the week. The regular trains were
filled and they all unloaded here. The
street cars from the stations were loaded
lown and every visitor carried a grip or
suit case sufficiently large to contain a
week's supply of clothing and the grips
may have contained clothing or their own
ers may have been possessed' of the Idea
Omaha is like some other cities and packed
their grips accordingly.
Anyhow a big crowd has arrived In town.
The crowd did not stand around on the
streets and gape and wonder where to go
cither. The carnival grounds were soon
well sprinkled with the visitors and for
thd first lime during an afternoon the
shows did a splendid business. .
Incidentally the carnival spielers this'
year put the old spielers clear to the bad.
There are professors, college men and men
who never saw the Inside of a college
doing the stunt. Thero are foreigners who
talk in a atra.ige tongue but they get the
crowds, there are musical men wearing
dress suits, anl there are others who have
to carry Identlflaction cards to keep away
from the police, and there are scientists
at least one, who Is doing a spieling act
Just for the f'jn of It (getting the crowds
being merely an Incident With him.) But
u.3 a mutter of fact the spieler Is not
needed at this carnival. People are flock
ing in here from all parts of tbe stun
and their pockets are loaded down With
silver and bills and bullion and they are
trying to get rid of It. As the price of ad
mission to the grounds and the charges
made by the shows are so small the visit
ors are having a hard time getting any one
to relieve them of their financial burdens.
Special Trains for Carnival.
The great influx of visitors convinces
railroad men that the Impression la rapidly
spreading over the state the street car
strike Is Interfering very little with travel
on the streets of Omaha and they are
making pit put atlons to carry a vast num
ber of people.
The lailroads are crowding their regular
trains to the guard rails and the North
western and liutllhtiloii and Illinois Cen
tral are running numerous specials, tickets
good from October 4 to i.
The liurllngtoii will run a special from
Lincoln leaving there at b.lL o'clock Wed
nesday afternoon. This train will stop only
at Ashland and will return after tho
parade. No. i will stop at Waverly and
(irernwot.d and No. 14 will stop at all
stations and will run on schedule. A local
will run out of Omaha for Lincoln and lu
termrdlate points at 10 ! o'clock Weiluea
d.ty night, uhlltt the ivKul.ir train wlB
leave at 11 p. in.
The Uurlington will run a special out of
Plattsinoutli at 7 p. in. Wednesday; La
Platte 7 11, and Kellt-vue at 7:21. The spe
cial returning will leave Omaha tx U