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OMAHA, TUESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 3, 1912 TEN PAGES.
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ELECTORAL IMP IN
Eight of Roosevelt Hen to Hold
Place on Ticket Argued Before
Judge Sanborn in Denver.
MANY , QUESTIONS FOE, COURT
Can Names of Taft and Roosevelt Be
on Same Ticket5
POSITION OF. THE PLAINTIFFS
It is Charged Eight Places Were
BULL MOOSERS ALLEGE FRAUD
Ttto Elector File Affidavit Saying
That Taft Wu Nominated by
and They Cannot Sop
DENVER, Colo., Sept. 2.-At the
opening of the case; of the Kansas
Roosevelt electors seeking to hold their
places on the ballot in the United States
circuit . court of appeals here today,
Judge Sanborn of St. Paul announced he
would hear the arguments, leaving to
Judges John E. Garland of Washington
and W. H. Hunger of Omaha other
pases to be considered.
The suit came before the court in a
petition for an Injunction against the
'Kansas secretary of state, restraining
him from placing the Roosevelt elect
ors on the baHot In Kansas.
D. R. Hite, for the plaintiffs, argued
ithat so long as the names of eight elect
lore were obtained by irregular methods
they had "no right to be placed on the
regular republican ballot.
John Dawson asked the court for an
opinion as to ' whether the names of
Roosevelt and Johnson and Taft and
Sherman could be placed on the same
L. W. Kepllnger, representing the eight
Roosevelt electors, read an affidavit by
J. M. Dolley, chairman of the repub
lican state committee, In which Dolley
declared it was his belief that Taft and
Sherman were nominated at Chicago by
fraud and : they were not the regular
nominees-, of the party, that the Roose
velt faction represented the republican,
party of Kansas and the eight of the
ten elector who declared for Roosevelt
should be placed on the regular repub
lican, ticket. Mr. Stewart, one of the
electors, stated that he did not declare
at any time no.. ua nis supporters
claim, that he; would support Tan ; as
he republican nominee, but that he con
cluded -that he could not conscientiously
vote for Taft for president nor Sher
man for .vie president, In view of the
methods adopted for their nomination
at the Chicago convention. ' .-"
Mr Kjepllnger stated that affidavits
of others of the electors who favored
Roosevelt were -in substance the same
as those of Mr. DoHey and Mr. Stewart.
..... . - . I A
Pat Crowe Shoulders
the Curse of Drink
Pat Crowe wasrrested last night at 8
o'clock by Motorcycle Policemen Emery
and Wheeler, who charge him with vag
rancy. . ' .
The famous old crook was intoxicated
when brought to headquarters, but when
he was shoved behind the bars he sobered
When asked concerning the anti-liquor
pledge be. had championed only a few
months ago, Crowe turned his head and
laughed. "Booze is the capital D in the
word degradation. ' I drink it to -save
, others from committing the sin." Then
he turned away and a few moments later
was snoring lustily.
Pat was given ninety days In the
county Jail.- He was given a ninety-day
.suspended sentence by Police Magistrate
'Foster a. month ago, when he visited
Amaha wtti ill a lin)ai-afanrtln lira
'to serve it in the county Jail if arrested
: MEET IN SALT LAKE CITY
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Sept.' 2
fThe National -Federation of Postofflce
Clerks, in annual convention here, re
ceived this message today from Senator
iLa Follette : , i '"" .-
"I admire your grit. Through you we
won this last fight"
Oscar F. Nelson, president of the fed
eration, said it was organized to edu
cate the clerks and .the public to better
working conditions' through legislation
and to co-operate with the American
Federation of Labor. He rejoiced that
"gag rule" . had been removed by recent
action. This was the "fight" to which
8enator La Follette's message alluded.
AT GUADALAJARA MEX.
GUADALAJARA, Meat., Sept 1. (De-
earthquake shook this town at 10 o'clock
.tonight and caused a panic among the
innaoiiams. it wu me neaviesc snocK
bine. ttiA JlehlrKflnPA 'nf VT n if 0
Many of the smaller residents were
wrecked, while buildings ia all districts
of the city were damaged. No casual
ties, have been reported. , .
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east portlonr Tuesday fair; warmer in
temperatures at Omaha Yesterday.
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Officers of Wyoming
May Clash With Uncle
Sam Over Water Order
. CHEYENNE. Wyo., Sept. 2.-(Special.)
The Wyoming authorities have thrown
down the gauntlet to the Interior depart
ment of the federal government and un
less Secretary' Fisher recedes from tht
position he, ha taken in the matter ot
distribution of water in the Wind River
Indian reservation, in central Wyoming,
there will be a real clash. The Interior
department charges that the Wyoming
authorities have not been distributing the
waters of Owl creek equitably among
government users, and has instructed
its special agents in tha field to disre
gard the Wyoming laws and the orders
of state officials. State Engineer A. J.
Parshall has ' notified ' the Interior de
partment that any Interference with head
gates and the distribution of water upon
the part of federal officials will result in
the arrest of aald officers.
The state of Wyoming granted water
rights on certain streams in the ceded
portion of the Wind River reservation
in 1905 for the Irrigation of various In
dian lands. On Owl creek such water
right was granted to the Duncan allot
ment, but on the same stream prloi
rights have been granted to other set
tlers previous to the year 1894, or eleven
years prior to the government applica
tion, and in accordance with the Wyom
ing laws these prior holders were en
titled to the first use of, water.
Recently the water commissioner of the
district found that water was being waste
fully used on the Duncan allotment and
to the damage of crops of others. Tht
state engineer at once ordered the head
gates on the Duncan allotment closed un
til the prior rights could be settled."
Mrs. Duncan, an Indian ward, com
plained to the Indian agent at Fort
Washakie, who in turn notified the au
thorities at Washington, and instruction
came for the Indian agent to take pos
session of the headgates and see that
Mrs. Duncan received water that her
crops needed. This was regarded as con
fiscation, for the rights of others seem
ingly were not to be considered.
State : Engineer Parshall protested
against this high-handed disregard of
state rights, but waa informed by Sam
uel Adams, first assistant secretary of
the Interior, In a sharp telegram, that
the officers of his department would
comply with the Wyoming laws so far as
possible without jeopardizing the right of
the government to water required for ir
rigating land received or held In trust
for its Indian wards.
In replying to the Interior department
State Engineer Parshall denied that the
rights of the Indians had been Inter
fered with, and warned the government
officials that the state laws provide a
heavy penalty for interference with head
gates and ditches.
VEIL IS DRAWN FROM
Ceremonies at Capital for Dedication
of Monument Take Place on
State House Plaza.
CROWD LISTENS IN THL ty,t
Orators Deliver Speeches During
Activity in the Building Trade
California Moosers '
. AreTrying to Steal
- Republican Emblem
SAN FRANCISCO, . Sept. t-Th first
primary election involving , the ultimate
selection of the presidential electors un
der the new California primary law,
will be held tomorrow. Interest centers
around the contest ot the Taft and
Roosevelt supporters for control of the
republican party machinery of the state.,
Governor Hiram W. Johnson's politi
cal allies, heading the state i organlzo-tioii-of
the progressive - party, contend
that if they succeed In nominating presi
dential electors " pledged to Roosevelt
they will be entitled to the party desig
nation - on the ballot in the November
election. The Taft adherents take the
ground that the action of ths republican
convention in nominating President Taft
committed the state' -to the choice of
electors pledged to their candidate.
The names 'of republican, democratic
and socialist candidates will appear on
the ballot at Tuesday's primar-. Eighty
candidate for the state assembly and
twenty, candidates for the senate will be
nominated. These nominees, with the
holdover senators of each party,) will con
stitute the state convention. All three
state conventions will be held in Sacra
mento September 24. . The conventions
will nominate thirteen presidential elect
ors each. ,: : i
Taft followers are planning to nomi
nate electors by separate petition, after
the convention, in the event of tht i e
Iection of candidates pledged to Roose
velt Whether the Taft wing of the
party will be entitled to a designation
oil the ballot which will indicate the
pledging of their candidates is a matter
of contention between the two factions.
BRYAN MAKES ADDRESS OF DAY
Pays Tribute to Genius of Great
President of Republic.
INTRODUCTORY BY GOVERNOR
Executive of State Preside att Ex
ercises, Which Mark Turning
of Shaft Over to People f
Four Are Killed in v
Omaha Train Wreck
Near Douglas, Wyo.
CAMP DOUGLAS, Wyo., Sept 1-Four
persons .were killed In the wreck of train
No. 10 on the Chicago, St Paul, Minne
apolis & Omaha railroad, which a wash
out caused by last night' cloudburst
threw into the Lemonwelr river, near
Camp Douglas today. Twenty-six other
persons were injured, six seriously.
EAU CLAIRE, Wis.. Sept 2.-A message
from Altoona City , says the engineer.
Ralph Thompson of Altoona, was killed;
Fireman Abraham Is dead or dying, and
seme passenger were Injured when pas
senger train No. 10 ran Into a washout
near Camp Douglas today. A wrecking
train was sent from Altoona with phy
sicians. ' -
The dead: ...,-.
ENGINEER RALPH THOMPSON.
FIREMAN ABRAHAM. . -MAIL
CLERK, name not known.
Conductor Lyon and a brakeman are
among the seriously Injured.
. The train was flagged at a tunnel on
account of a washout Just west of Elecoy
and later was ordered to back up to
Camp Douglas so that the passengers'
might breakfast. The high bridge and
the banks on both sides of the Lemon
river were washed out and before the
engineer could : be warned the train
plunged into the whirling body of water,
below. That so many escaped death. In
view of the fact that every coach plunged
into the river, is considered miraculous.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Neb., Sept 2.-(Special Tel
egram.) The unveiling of the statute of
Abraham Lincoln on the state house
grounds in Lincoln this afternoon, took
place before a. large crowd on the plaia
at the north entrance to the state house.
The ' exercises were opened wjth a
medly of patriotic airs by the Nebraska
State band before a crowd of several
thousand people, who waited patiently
while a drizsllng rain was falling, for
the speakers to take their part on the
A motion picture machine set up In
the center of the plaza for the purpose
of taking Mr. Bryan in his character
istic attitudes, attracted considerable at
tention. . '
William J. Bryan, the speaker of the
day came on the platform ascorted by
Governor Aldrich and was met with that
hearty welcome always given Mr. Bryan
by his neibhbors. . .
Secretary of State Addison Wait, as
presiding officer, made a few introduc
tory remarks and presented Rev. D. J.
F. Roach, of St. Paul's church, who
delivered the invocation. - Following the
Invocation the St Paul chorus rendered
the "Halletujah," chorus accompanied
by the Nebraska state band.
Acting Mayor T. C Pratt, president of
the city council, In the absence of Mayor
Armstrong, delivered the address of
welcome in behalf of the city ot Lincoln,
giving a short history of the location
of the state capital at Lincoln.
. Governor Aldrich, in behalf of the state
of Nebraska, welcomed the people to the
state house on such an important occas
ion. He spoke of Lincoln as the man
whom every American citizen could well
take as an example. Though as tender
and sympathetic as -a child. Vet when
occasion' demanded, ' firm and immovable
as a rock. Few men with the possible
exception , of Andrew Jaokson, . reajred
amoilg t suoh - vicious . BurtoundCnK, as
Abrham Lincoln, rise to be great leaders
and successful men.
In closlhsT' the governor said: : '
"The only and' deepest significance that
this occasion has, and that this .-monument
yonder stands for, Is that, we- of
another generation have not forgotten
America's greatest figure; that we still
love and are devoted to the principles
for which Abraham Lincoln lived and
died, that it Is our duty to keep still ring
ing in the ear of the citizen of tomor
row the full and. deepest significance of
Abraham Lincoln's life and charcter .
"As citizen of today, we cannot too
often bow before the shrine of this great
commoner, because from his life and his
writings every citizen from the highest
to the lowest gets encouragement and the
guidance to patriotism and Justice. -
"The monument we dedicate today will
be corroded by . time and ' eventually
crumble to dust but the life work that
we here review will live on and the orbit
of its influence will widen with thefllght
of the years sending it effulgent rays
Into the dark labyrinths of Injustice,
throwing Its light Into the dungeons of
tyranny and holding aloft forever the
torch of truth showing men that there
is a better way to livea nobler concep
tion of life.
"Selections from the speeches and writ
ings of Lincoln should be In every public
school in the land."
Mr, Bryan'a Trtbantc.
M Mr. Bryan was introduced, he was
abllged to mount a table to make the
large crowd hear. !
He paid tribute to Lincoln and referred
to the word spoken by Governor Aldrich.
- "If there ever was a man selected by
Providence to do a great work surely It
was Abraham Lincoln," said Mr. Bryan.
"He was a great man and had that sta
bility of character needed to carry out
the great work he accomplished. Wash
ington had a great task, but .' Lincoln
had a greater one. The enemies of our
country In Washington's time lived across
the ocean 3,000 miles away, but Lincoln
had to meet his enemies all about hjm,
and in winning the battle he
plished a greater task than did the father
ol our country.
"I believe that in the death of Llneuiri
the south lost a greater friend than 'lid
the north. -Lincoln loved tne South, b it
he hated slavery, and In the fight fjr
national unity he always regretted more
than you or I may lmo the loss the
MANY ORATORS ON THE PROGRAM
Principal Speakers Are Candidates
for Office on Party Tickets.
CAUTIOED TO ESCHEW POLITICS
Stick to Text Proposed by the Chair
man, Bat Get Up ear a Possible
to the Line They Are For
bidden to Cross.
News Note Work on the 1912 Add ition to the Ananias Club is Being R ushed. -''15 -
From the Boston Herald. , '
PROGRESSIVES IN BATTLE
Sharp Factional Fight Develops in
Missouri Convention. !
DIVISION OVER HEAD OF TICKET
(Continued on Second Page.)
Delegates from Kansas City and
Western Section Backing Judge
Norton! -He Will Be Tem
porary Chairman. -
ST. LOUIS. Sent. 2. Although the
opening of the first progressive state
convention . In Missouri is yet one day
off, already what promises to become
bitter factional fight has aeveiopeo
between the forces that are supporting
Arthur N. Sager of St.- Louis and Judge
Albert D. Nortonl of the St. Louis court
of appeals, also of St. ' Louis, for tne
head ot the tat ticket. ; j
i Ti first session of the convention wu
begin at f o'clock" .tomorrow' art itfi don.
It Is probable' that n other business
than the appointment of committees will
f dona, followma which' the welcoming
AAmm tni r'ntAAdl Thnndora Roose-
velt, the-party'' presidential candldite;
will take place. Colonel Roosevelt ar
rive here at '8 o'clock and ' will address
the convention an hour later. In the
evening he will address the city club.
Judge 'Nortonl was today, selected i
the ' temporary chairman by the state
committee. It is anticipated that he also
will b the permanent presiding officer.
The delegation from Kansas City Is
backing him . from the , gubernatorial
nomination while the delegates from St
Louis and the eastern end of the state
are behind Sager, who was formerly cir
cuit attorney of , St Louis.
Johnson Speak at Topeka.
TOPEKA, Kan., Sept 2.-Men and
women who toll and their children have
a ehamDlon in the progressive party.
Governor Johnson today told 'an audi
ence at a Labor day celebration in a
local park.' ;.' -! ! ':';.,':
This was the .governor's first appear
ance in Kansas since he was nominated
for the vice presidency: Bandana battle
flags were much In evidence and as the
mercury has broken altitude records in
seven out ot the last nine day and to
day appeared to be golng after a new
mark, the insignia proved useful as well
as ornamental. ,- -'
i "All over the country today thinking
men and women are groping about try
Ing to solve the great human problem,"
the governor said. "It Is the great
human problem to which the progressive
party, under the splendid leadership of
Theodore Roosevelt t dedicated; the
problem of bringing the underman a lit
tle nearer to his more fortunate fellows
,by a little greater effort, sympathy and
aid; the problem of giving a chance to
victims of misfortune and want the op
portunity of life that God meant for us
all; the problem! of, lightening the load
of the overworked women and ot Uftlng
the overburdened man from despondency
and darkness." -
OTSTER BAT, N. T., Sept. 2. Colonel
Roosevelt was up before daybreak today
and by ( o'clock was off in his automo
bile for New Tork, where he was to
catch an 8 o'clock train eastward bound,
with Hartford, Conn., as his first stop.
His program called for speeches at Hart
ford and Springfield, although the lat
let stop was ' not originally planned.
Press Humorists and
Tombstone Men Hold
Meetings in Detroit
DETROIT, Mich., Sept 2,-Rlght at the
heels of the national gathering of tomb
stone, manufacturers, American Press
humorists from all over the United States
started out bright and early today to
undergo their week of recreation In De
troit. Today' program Included an auto
mobile tour, a short visit in Canada and
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday . and
Friday are looked forward to by the joke
smiths as days laden with promise. The
local committee has prepared a schedule
brimming over with possibilities.
If there is time and nothing else to
tempt the members, they expect to hold
a business session about Thursday night
(Continued on Second Page.)
-WHERE TO REGISTER TODAY
Pirat Ward. '
1- 1203 S. 6th. '
2- 809 Pacific''
8-1930 8. 10th.
4 916 Bancroft
5- 426 Lincoln Ave.
12424 8. 29th.
8-153 Vinton. '
4- 1712 Vinton.
5- 2208 8. Mth.
1- 1518 Webster. .
2- 418 S. 10th. . -8-31J
N. 15th. ,
4-822 S. 13th-. "
6r-o08 S, 13th.
1 1C10 Davenport.
8 1S14 Harney.
8718 S. Mth.
4- 814 S. 20th.
5 2307 Davenport
Registrars Sit 8 a. m. to 9
1 3804 Sherman Ave.
2 2825 Sherman Ave.
82616 Sherman Ave.
4 1846 Sherman Ave.
5 1138 N. 16th.
6 U03 N. Kth.
1-2419 N. 24th.
81902 N. 24th. .
82004 N. 28th.
4- 1823 N. 83d.
5 2205 Military Ave.
1 2715 Leavenworth.
2 1636 Georgia Ave.
81328 Park Ave. '
4 2106 8. 33d.
5 4801 Leavenworth.
Eighth Ward. '
1- 1304 N. 24th. "
2 1721 Cuming. ,
8-812 N. 17th.
p. m. . -
4- 211 S. 86th.
5 2914 Farnam. ,
- Tenth Ward.
1- 1018 S. 10th.
2 1521 Leavenworth.
3- 1225 8. 22d.
4 1259 8.- 16th.
5- 1424 8. 13th.
1 4108 Hamilton.
2- 3920 Farnam. '
4706 8. 27th.
6 8863 Leavenworth.
1- 8210 N. 30th.
2 4129 Grand Ave.
83119 Ames Ave.
4- 8k22 N. 30th.
5- 8110 Corby.
6- 2907 N. 24th.
7- 3104 N. 24th.
8- 4106 N. 24th. ,
4418.N. 24th. -
WILSON ON MOOSE PLATFORM
Governor Discusses It in Labor Day
Address at Buffalo. "
MINIMUM WAGE IDEA ' IS BAD
Say Federal Regulation of Monopo
lies Look Like Economic Con
trol of Live and Fortunes -of
Worker. ' '
BUFFALO, N. T., Sept. 1-Goyernor
Woodrow Wilson today analysed the
third party platform In Its relation to the
laboring man. The occasion of his speech
was a Labor day celebration under the
auspices of the United Trades and Labor
council. . ; ; ' ;
t was the first expression , from the
democratic candidate pn the merits of the
progressive platform. The. governor said
that while on the one hand was . to be
found "warm sympathy with practically
every project of social betterment," that
part was merely "a proclamation of sym
pathy," while the real program, lay, else
where, "where the tariff and the trusts
ar spoken of." . - . ' ,
The governor asaalled the minimum
wage idea, declaring that employers
would take occasion to bring their wage
scale as nearly as they could down to
the level of, the minimum permitted by
the law.J .-' '. '
With the idea of a federal commission
to regulate monopoly, the governor took
emphatic ' Issue. He declared that ; the
plan suggested not only would legalize
monopoly, but give the chief employers of
the country a "tremendous authority be
hind them." ' '
Governor Wilson pointed out that it al
ways had been the policy of "the master
of consolidated Industries" to undermine
organised labor In a great many ways,
and that a plan of federal control, as
advocated by. the new party, ."sys
tematically subordinated worklngmen to
monopolies" and "looks 'strangely ltke
economic mastery over the very live and
fortune of those who do the dally work
of the nation."
Governor Wilson Interrupted his publio
reception to address the delegates to
the Catholic Toung Men' National union
In convention at another hotel. "Upon
his return half an hour later the recep
tion was resumed. ''
Are to Be Laid Off
for Lack of Funds
BRIDGE MYSTERY UNSOLVED
Supposed Victims of Foul Play Re
turn Home Safely.
MURDER THEORY DISCREDITED
Police Believe Now That Articles
' Fonad on Bridge Were Dropped
by a Joyriding.
Health Commissioner R. , W. ' Connell
will lay off all health inspectors for at
least a month, this being necessary be
cause of & shortage ot funds In the de
partment There is now -89,410 in the
fund out of which these Inspectors- are
paid. The appropriation ' for paying
health inspectors was 827,43.
Fifteen Inspectors are affected by Dr.
Connell's decision. All the-men will not
be laid off at the same time.
Dr. Connell say the heaviest, work of
the season will soon be past and the
lessening of the number of employe will
not seriously impair the efficiency of
the department ' '
The monthly payroll of the health de
partment Is 82,220, which includes - the
inspector and. the office employes.
Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Luebke and their
son of Tankton, S. D., who the Council
Bluffs police thought were the victims of
foil play on the Douglas street bridge
Saturday morning, arrived home sate and
sound Sunday nlxht , The search for the
Luobke family by the police followed the
dhicpvery of torn bit of letters, a
woman's hat, a wisp of woman's hair
and a . suitcase on the east end) of the
bridge Saturday morning, v . ', '-.','
-On ..fast Mofldar Luebke left "Tankton
wlttt hi family in an automobile and ar
rived in Omaha Friday. , They left early
Saturday morning, . for , Yankton, and
0,ma'ha friend thought thtf 'might have
met with foul play on the bridge as, no
Word had been heard from them since
that time until this morning, v
. Party Become Stalled. . .
,The reason for this was because the
automobile became stalled by the muddy
roads and the party made the trip home
from.. Vermillion by train. Mr. Luebke
wa much concerned over the notoriety
credited him. He said hi son Wallace
dropped a letter on the bridge Saturday,
which Is the only connection his family
has with the supposed tragedy.
Chief Froom of Council Bluffs scouts
the theory that murder or suicide was
committed oni the bridge. A. Council
Bluffs, detective, who ha been working
on the affair since Saturday; was taken
off the case this morning. Chief Froom
thinks It is possible the hat and belong
ings were lost by a Joy riding party,
which happens frequently. . ( i
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Vice Combine Buys
; NEW YORK, Sept. -District Attorney
Whitman believes he has sufficient evi
dence to warrant indictments for a plot
byi head of the so-called "vice trust" to
discredit by false affidavit several of the
prosecutor's assistants who have been In
vestigating the graft phase of the Rosen
thal case. Word of the plot came to
Whitman yesterday, and it is said several
conspirators already have fled the city.
Having failed in this attempt It Is now
said that the leaders of the tinder world
will confine their attention to hampering
Mr. Whitman at the trial of the alleged
Rosenthal murderrs and, If . necessary,
will attempt to spirit "squealers" out of
the city. ' , '-..; h . s
Private detectives have placed before
Mr. Whitman information that several
leaders of the "vice trust," which runs a
chain of disorderly houses here, together
With a former state assemblyman and a
police captain, have raised about 850,000
with which to purchase affidavits that
certain county officials Investigating 'po
lice' blackmail had been guilty of. ac
cepting money for falling purposely to ob
tain ' convictions ' against ' disorderly
houses. , A . private detective working In
with the "trust" disclosed the "conspir
acy." . ;-,'.- - ' .
TAKES A DAY OFF
AND ENJOYS ITSELF
Monstrous Parade, Marching to the
Music of Bands Passes Along
Streets During; the Morning.
THOUSANDS OF MEN ARE IN LINE
Annual Labor Day Picnic is Held
Out at Courtland Beach Park.
-.:.. , DIES OF HIS WOUNDS
WELLINGTON, Kan., Sept. 2.-Samuel
V. .Wood, who killed James Thompson
and seriously wounded Matt . Manahan,
near Belolt Springs, Kan., two week ego
while trying to kidnap Manahan's daugh
ter, died at a hospital here today. He
shot himself through the eye when over
taken by a posse of farmer. The wound
caused blood poison." . , , . ,
AUTO DRIVER IS KILLED
.J;. MECHANICIAN INJURED
WOODLAND, Cai..- Sent ".-Ted Orr.
a professional automobile racar, - was
killed Instantly before his wife's ejea
here Sunday, and Ms mechanician, Jihn
Berry, was probably injured fatally.
Orr' a car skidded, in a race, and lore
through a fence, which cut him tearly
in -two, -
Oragnlxed labor had Its outing yester
day, the members of the unions and
crafts taking a day A. . They put on
their best clothes and from early morn
ing until late at night, together with their
wives and children, enjoyed themselves.
The occasion was Labor day which has
come to be recognised as a holiday and
observed to a great extent a Indepen
dence day, or any of the holidays.
In the morning there was a monstrous
parade, one of the largest that has passed
over the streets of the city in years.
When this parade broke up, marchers
went to Courtland Beach, where their
famllle had preceded them and where
early In the afternoon numerous basket
picnics were held. At these picnics In
some Instances several families joined,
forming neighborhood groups, but the
greater number were little family affairs.
Beginning at 8 o'clock and continuing
until 6 there was & regular talkfest, the
speaker being, candidates for political
office for the most part but being cau
tioned to eliminate politics from their
flights or oratory, they talked all around
everything of a political nature, getting
a near the deadline, however, a possible.
J. J. Kerrigan wa the chairman and
Introduced the speakers In a manner that
was pleasing to them, a well as to the
vast crowd that assembled In the shade
at the east end of the pavlllion.
Of the speakers who were making a
bid for the labor vote were, C. O. Lo
beck, present congressman and candidate
for re-election; H.,H. Baldrlge. republican
candidate for congress; J. H. More head,
democratic candidate for governor; H. B.
Fleaharty and John E. Reagan, -, demo
cratic candidates for the legislature. Be
sides these, there were Mayor James C.
Dahlman, D, E. E. Jenkins, president of
the University of Omaha and a member
of the Central Labor union; B. T. McCot
fery and Carl D. Thompson.
' Following, the speaking there wa a
good program of athletlo' events, the
program closing with an address by Gov
ernor Aldrich in the evening.
Alonf the Line of March.
Laboring men of the several unions, In
an army 5,000 strong, marched In line of
parade through the business section of
the. city yetserday, and disbanded at
Eighteenth and California streets, and
then gathered at Courtland Beach for a
big picnic In the afternoon in celebration
of Labor day,
. In the parade each workman carried
a banner and members of each , union
wore the insignia of their trade. The
line of march extended from Thirteenth
and Douglas streets, where it was formed
at 10:30 o'clock, for nearly g mil along
Two bra band furnished martial
music, one leading the parade and the
other bringing up the rear. Big flags
were carried by many organizations, and
each union bore a Milk banner with the
name of the union upon it.
Thousands of citizens lined the side
walks and watched the parade go by.
George E. Norman, marshal of the day,
and H. Wilson and H. F. Sarman, aides,
kept perfect order, and the program
agreed upon- by the Central Labor union
was carried out unchanged.
The Central Labor Union led the parade
and following were the building trades
and the miscellaneous trades and the
Union Pacific shop federation and union
of Omaha, South Omaha and Council
Bluffs.' " ,
JI Boy In the Parade.
A corps of small boy, sons of the labor
ing men, took part in the parade, march
ing side by side with the grown-ups.
They -were barefoot and without coats,
but none of them lagged In the march,
although they- bad to take two step to
their elder' one.
As the parade swept around the corner,
ot Eighteenth street and headed down
Farnam street, the workmen took oft their
hats and cheered Mayor Dahlman. who
watched the parade from ' the city hall
steps. . This was the only demonstration
during the parade.
After leaving the Labor temple, going '
east on Douglas, south on Eleventh, west
on Farnam, south In Sixteenth, thence on
Sixteenth north to Harney, west on Har
ney, north on Eighteenth, east on Far
nam and north on Sixteenth, then west
on California to Eighteenth the parader -quietly
At This Season
of, the year the miscel
laneous for sale col
umn offers many op
portunities. Now when
you are cleaning up for
winter, advertise the
things you do not need
and " get good money
for them; It is a good
time also to "pick up"
at a great saving.
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