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The Omaha Sunday Bee NEWS SECTION PAGES ONE TO FOURTEEN. THE WEATHER, - Showers '.Jl. . ( VOL. XL1II-NO. 51. OMMIA, SUNDAY MOKNiNU, JUNE 7, 1914 FIVE SECT! OK S l' ) 1 IT VFO U K PAGES. SINGLE COPY FIVE CENTS. V NQRR1S SCORES BIG TACTICAL POINT III TOLLS REPOL BILL Nehraeka Senator's Resolution Re affirming Sovereignty Over Canal Zone Has Right-of-Way. RULING BY MARSHALL AIDS Some Senators Say Vice President Made Parliamentary Error. LEADERS CANVASS SITUATION Resolution Has Enough Support to Make it Dangerous. MAY PROPOSE A SUBSTITUTE Democrat Drafting neaolntlon of Their Own, Which Nebraska Sen ntor Una Practically Acreed to Accept. WASHINGTON, Juno 6. Democratic senate loaders found themselves con fronted with a parliamentary situation to day which may force them to accept an amendment to the Panama tolls exemp tion repeal, reaffirming tho sovereignty and rights of tho United States over the canal zone. It was discovered that Senator Norrls, republican, by parliamentary maneuver ing and aided by a ruling of Vice Prcsl den Marshall, which some senators say was a tactical error, has forced to a point of vantage his resolution providing that nothing In the repeal shall do construed as a. surrender by the United States of Its rights to exempt coastwise, vessels from tolls. Democratic leaders, after canvassing the situation, are said to hare found that the Norrls resolution, now In a strategic position where it commands a vote be fore tho repeal bill Itself, or other resolu tions pertaining to It, has enough votes in Its support to make It a dangerous quantity to their program. Confronted with such a situation, re publican supporters of the Norrls resolu tion say the democrats aro preparing to offer a resolution of their own, substan tially the same, and that Mr. Norrls has practically agreed to accept. Fortune Found in Cork Leg Awaits the Lawful Heirs DENVER, Juno"iC A wooden leg con taining JS.000, the property of Henry C. Wise,, who died at a local hospital. Is In the possession of Public Administrator B, F. Woodward, awaiting ah heir. "false is said to have' been a wealthy man and was found In a local hotel a jtew days ago An examination of his arti ficial leg after his death revealed certifi cates of deposit amounting to $8,000 con cealed therein. The certificates were on batiks at Sherman, Tex. SHERMAN, Tex. June .-H. C. Wise, 'Cead in Denver, Colo., with $8,000 in cer tificates of deposit bidden in one of his artificial legs, was a resident of Sherman. He came here In 1901 from Kansas City, where a brother and sister reside. While employed as a brakeman he fell from a train at Gibson, Okl., and lost both legs. He secured $18,000 in damages from the railroad company, part of which he invested In oil property at Wichita .Falls. He went to Denver last March. Wise's death is reported here to have been due to stomach trouble and the ef fect of voluntary starvation, undergone In an effort to effect a cure. ROOSEVELT IS DINNER GUEST OF M. HANATAUX PARIS, Juno 6, Colonel Theodore Roosevelt was the guest of honor today at a luncheon given by Gabriel llanataux, former minister of foreign affairs, who brought together to meet the former pres ident of the t'nlted States a number of distinguished persons. Among them wcre!of freo Pech, were brought here today Alexandre, Felix Rlbot. who has been thrice French premier; General Henri J. Brugere. who visited tho United States on a mission for the French government during Mr. Roosevelt's presidency; Gen eral Charles Mangln, who has recently done brilliant military service In Morocco; Henri Batidan, tho historian; Emtio Bou troux, the philosopher and academlslan; Louis Jaray, secretary of tho Franco American committee; Dr. Gustave Lcl.on, Count d'Haussonvllle. Ambassador Myron T. Herrlck and Robert Woods Bliss, sec retary of the American embassy In Paris. The Weather Forecast until 7 p. m. Sunday: For Omaha, Council Bluffs and vicinity Unsettled; probably, showers; no Im portant change In temperature. Temperature at 'Omnha Yesterday. c 7 a-ni....r, a s u. in. TO Li 9 a. in 73 fp 10 a. m 77 rr 11 a. m... SI ft 1! m e Lip. m S7 2 2 p. m. ...... ...... 87 D3 p. in S3 4 p. in 5 p. ni 87 p. m ss 7 p. m....... ...... 84 Temperature at UnutUa 1 csterday. Comparative Local Record. 1SH.1913. 1912. 1911. Highest yesterday .... 83-80 67 82 Lowest ye&terday , 63 63 61 63 Mean temperature .... 76 72 60 73 Precipitation 1.0S .01 .00 .00 Temperature and preclp.Tatlon depar tures from the normal; Normal temperature , 69 Excess far the day 10 Total excess since March 1 IS Normal precipitation 1 Inch Excess for the day .92 Inch Total rainfall since March 1. . 9 45 Inches Deficiency since March 1 Inch Excess for cor. period, 1913 2.71 Inches Deficit? "". Doriod, 1312. 3.70 Inches cm RAPP'S LETTERS TO NONNIE Diva Presents Endearing Missives in Her Divorce Case. CALLED HER THE "ONE WOMAN" Nnmrroui Hits of'Tcstltnonr of Spier Character Introduced and Crowd la Deeply'' Interested lu the Same. CHICAGO, June 6. Letters teeming with words of affection and testimony concerning association between William RaPP, Jr., and Mrs. Catherine E. Dean In her New York home were presented today In the hearing of the dlvorra suit of Madame Schumann-Helnk against her husband, William Rapp, Jr. Miss Frances J. Ashton, an auburn haired nurse, who for fivo months lived in Mrs. Dean's apartments, was ques tioned, and her close acquaintance with the doings of Mrs. Dean and Rapp kept the attention of the crowded court room and apparently were of Intense Interest to the diva, who listened intently. A letter, identified by Miss Ashton as hav ing been sent by Mr. Rapp to Mrs. Dean, was Introduced In evidence. Some of its sentences were. Dear Nonnlo: This morning brought me a windfall three letters from you and a postal from my sister. You are Just Blmply "Nonnle." God watch over you and keep you. I do not pray, but that wish Is as near a prayer as I can come. I am falling In love with you all over again and long to have you at the head of my modest little home, where your lit tle heart and hands would control every thing. Another letter said: "Dearest Nonnle: Please slgn 'Nonnle' any not 'Katie.' Anyone may use tho name Kntle, but Nonnle Is to be secret and sacred. I look up to you and wor ship you and am entirely, your Billy." The One Woman. The closing words of another letter read by the attorneys were: "You are the one woman who can give mo happiness, once my soul Is at peace with itself. Your darling. Billy." Over tho objection of tho counsel for the defendant, a letter was introduced in which Rapp asked Mrs. Dean to write a forcible letter to Madame Schumann Helnk and to threaten her with a suit for damages If tho diva coupled Mrs. Dean's namo with that of Mr. Rapp. In the letter Rapp gave an outline oC the let ter which he wished to have written to Madame Schumann-Hclnk In Chicago. A letter, couched In similar language and received by the singer from Mm. Dean, was later Introduced. Mtss Ashton told of having seen Mrs. Dean kiss letters which she said were from "her Billy." "What did you see Mrs. Dean and Mr. Rapp do?" she was asked. "I saw them hold hands; they kissed each other and sat in each other's laps," was the reply. Rapp AVore Apron.' In her wrlttcn-testlmony o.ne witness. Mrs. Elizabeth Hauk, who, said she hurt. often seen 'Mr, Rapp at the Dean apart ments, replied to a question, "Is Mr. Rapp fat or thin?," by saying "not so thin Just nice." She also said she had 'frequently seen him "out walking with Pluto, Mrs. Dean's dog." Pluto, the dog, also appeared In tho deposition of Lillian Schmidt, daughter of the Dean apartment owner, who told of being hired by Mark Harrison, thi actor, who was said to huve also been a frequent visitor there, to take tho dog out for exercise. Tho girl testified she saw Rapp ut the Dean apartment wearing an apron and fixing the stove. She declared that Mis Dean asked him to buy some meat and called him "honey." "Once," said the girl, "Mrs. Dean showed me a letter from Mr. Rapp. Sho kissed the letter and 1 pretended 1 did not see It, She let me read the let ter. I don't remember what It said but It ended 'your faithful Blllle.' " Industrial Army Avoids Tarrytown; Oases Continued TARRYTOWN, N. Y., June 8.-Twelve prominent members of tho Industrial Workers of the World, arrested hero a week ago while proclaiming their rights trom wh't P1"3 ad t,clr cases temporarily disposed of without a algn f disturbance, for which the anxious village fathers had carefully prepared. Tho local police magistrate denied the motion of their counsel that they be al lowed to appear before a grand Jury, but to give them time for further legal man euvers he postponed their cases until next week, Friday. Ball for each of the twelve was set at $200. Alexander Berkman, who had promised to bring hundreds of sympathizers from New York, Patorson and Passaic, arrived In town with Upton Sinclair and half a dozen others. Berkman explained the ab sence of a large band of Industrial Work ers of the World followers, saying he "ex pected them later." BISHOP iTGORMAN WILL DEDICATE ACADEMY MITCHELL, S. D., June 6.-(Special.)- Tlie formal ceremonies of dedication of Notre Dame academy w)U occur here Tuesday, June 9. The structure, which was but recently completed, represents a financial outlay of $00,000. Right Rev. Bishop O'Gorman of Sioux Falls will be here to dedicate the new Institution and to administer the sacrament of confirma tion. Tho ceremonies will be divided In two parts. Solemn high mass and con firmation services will occur at 10 o'clock the morning of June 9. Tho dedication rites will take place at 2 o'clock In the afternoon. A large number of priests from throughout the state will be present for participation in the exercises. There will be addresses by members of the clergy present, together with speeches by prominent men from the city and state. Rev. C. E. O'Flaherty Is superintendent of Notre Dame academy. Back Again! The Katzenjammers See Comic Section SEVEN ARE KILLED W TWISTER IN IOWA Sanborn, Aroher and Hospers Path of Tornado Much Dam M0VE8 OVER C0RNER"UF STATE Number of Persons Are Also Seri ously Injured. CHILD TORN FROM PA'S ARMS Dashed to Death Against Side of House by Wind. 1 HEAVY PR0PERT YDAMAQE LOSS Dm Pliers on Karma Directly In Path ot Ilium- Mont Seriously Drnlt with by Destructive Force of Wind. SIOUX CITY, la., June 6. The tornado which swept aerons northwestern Iowa last night killed seven and Injured a dozen more, some seriously, according to reports received In Sioux City this after noon. The known dead are: P. W. YETUMA. Sanborn. PATRICK DOUG HKRTY, Sanborn. MCNUTT CHILD. Archer. BI8LAND CHILD, Archer. WILLIAM BILLS, Sanborn, HOWARD BILLS. Sanborn. WILLIAM McDANIELS, Marcus. The seriously Injured: M. Q. Finch. Sanborn. J. B. Long, Sanborn. Mrs. G. W. Bonner, Sanborn. Edward Dykstrahuls, 8 years old, near Hospers, probably fatally. D. Dystrahuls, near Hospers. Mrs. Harry Hoogthorp. near Hospers. The tornado htt Sanborn about 6;30 o'clock last evening, leaving ruin and death in its wake. Near Archer tho storm tore the child of John Bisland from Its father's arms and dashed it to death against the side of the farm house. Near Hospers the storm struck the farm house of James Allen and five, memoers 01 ine iamuy were injured ana tho buildings were wrecked. . Many nnlltllmcn ItloTrn Davrit. SANBORN, la., June( B. Two are dead, one missing and two injured In a tornado which struck vthls vicinity last night. Property damage Is estimated at $150,000, practically all of the eRst end of this town, having been leveled by the wind. TwoXelevatorstho city water tower, the electric light' plant and a lumber yard wcro swept away by the storm, which struck here about 6 o'clock. The fact that there were fatalities did not develop until today, when the bodies of Mrs. Fink and Yetuma. a lad ot 10 years of age. woro found at their ruined homes. I TivoJnliitea . JSenr -Homier. L HOSPERS. la.. Juried. A tornado -Mia- Ing from &outheaet to northwest struck the farm home or Jarnca Allen, tVc niles from this p'.acot at & o'clock this after noon. Three families occupy house un the- farm. Tho storm wrecked all three dwellings. Mrs. Neth Hoogeterp, with hor three children, were In one of the houses. The mother and one of the children were severely Injured. Mrs. Lytroff, another tenant, also was badly hurt. Tho men folks were in the fields when the storm struck. A farm hand, Sorenson, Is miss ing. Nine horses were killed, fences torn down and trees uprooted. The- passenger train on tho Omaha road missed the cyclone by a few minutes. It was stopped by wreckage strewn along the track. Passengers assisted In caring for the injured and they' were taken on the train to Alton for medical attention. The cyclone followed a day of Intense heat and came up suddenly. It moved In a westerly direction, cutting a swath sev eral hundred yards wide. Miss Jay is Given Verdict Against Sunday's Assistant CHICAGO, June 6. u verdict awarding $20,000 damages to Miss Georgia Jay against Homer Rodeheaver, choirmaster for "Billy" Sunday, evangelist, for breach of promise to marry, was returned today by a jury In the circuit court. Miss Jay. alleged that she met Rode heaver In Iowa; that they became friends land that be proposed marriage to her and was accepted. Later she declared he re fused to marry her because marriage would Interfere with his career. Taxlcab rides, long strolls and discus sions of future plans figured largely In the testimony of Miss Jay. Clerk Charged with Smuggling Drug to Suffragette r LONDON. June For conveying Into tioiipway jail letters ana drugs to a militant suffragette, Grace Roe, a sum mons was Issued today against Arthur Barnett, clerk to Mr. Marshall, attorney for the women's social and political union, The case evoked much interest In view of the charges brought by Mrs. Mildred Ella Mansel, one of the organizers ot the militant society, who declared on June 2, that militant suffragettes were being drugged In order that thty might be forcibly fed. Former mayor nathan on way back to rome BAN FRANCISCO, June 6. Ernesto Na than, former mayor of Rome and Italian commissioner to the Panama-Pacific ex position, left Kan Francisco today for Chicago and New York, accompanied by his suite. He will go to Italy to arrange that country's exhibit, returning to San Francisco In four or five months to at tend the dedication of the Italian building. ( WILL WED KERMIT HOOSEVELT Miss Bollo. Willard, daughtor of tho United States am- bassador to Spain, who will marry Kermit Ro.osovolt, second son of the former president of the United States, on Thursday, June 11; inoet is a picture of Kermit Roosovolt from a pic ture taken sinco his rctvrn from Brazil. miwt -itw via;;; RUSSIA DIPS TO AFFAIRSJF FRANCE Czar Sends Hint Regarding Its Mili tary Policy. PROPOSED CABINET FAILS Members Selected by Itrjie Vivlaul' Get Into now Over Problem an'il He Gives Up Attempt to Form Ministry. PARIS, June 6. Rene Vivian!, who v- terday was said to have accepted th-j premiership and to have virtually selected all the members of the new cabinet, to day Informed President Polncare that he was unable to form, a ministry 'and ie cllned to make any furthr efforts i do 80. ' Thero was heated dlscustilpn, when the Btatesmcn chosen by M. Vivlanl. met ln formally today to prepare their declara tion of 'policy to be laid before parlia ment. The question whether the new combination should unreservedly support the three years military service law or modify It, found, a hopeless division if opinion. s a consequence of this dis cussion, M. Vivlanl at once' proceeded to the Palace of, the Klysre. It was said Maurice Paleologue, French embassador, who arrived hero last nlKht, had Informed tho president It was the earnest hope of the emperor of Russia that Francs would not modify- the thrcs years nrmy service and that he had In timated that any auch step Would tejd to weaken the alliance between France and Russia. M. Paleologue Is reported as having itald he would be obliged to resign his post tit St. Petersburg f the law woro changed, A presidential degree had been already drafted and was ready to be issued to day announcing the composition ot th cabinet previously formed by M. Vlvlaal. when the fresh ministerial crisis arose. F0UR-M0NTH-0LD CALF . BRINGS TWENTY THOUSAND CHICAGO, June 6. A bull calf less than four months old -was sold at auction here today for $W,040, said to be a record price In the United States. The purchasers were Clylcagoans, The calf was born February a, I a Holsteln and comes from famous pedigreed stock. Shenandoah Girl Will Be Presented at Court of Norway SHENANDOAH, la.. June 6.-(Speplal.) -Colonel J. A. Masters and daughter. Miss Mildred Mnfiters, Of Shenandoah, will sail June 13 for Christian!, Norway, where Colonel Masters, as a member .of the staff of Governor L. B, Hanna ot North Dakota, will take part In the for mal presentation of. a statue, of-Abraham Lincoln to King Haakon VII. North Dakota is, principally settled by Norwegians, and the state Is presenting this monument in commemoration of the hundredth anniversary of Norway's In dependence, which was celebrated May 17. The governor and his entire staff will sail on the ship Chrlstlanastad next Friday. Colonel Masters formerly lived In North Dakota and the appointment camo unexpectedly In recognition of friendships made wlillo living there. MIsa Masters will be a tcnlor In high school next fafl and Is very popular In younger Shenahdoh socloty. She will be presented at the court qf Norway. Deoision Against Clabby Causes Riot KTDNEY, N. S. XV.. June . Jimmy Clabby, the Indiana middleweight, lost by an unpopular decision here tonight In a twenty-round boxing match with Jeff Smith, a Philadelphia fighter who has been appearing In Austrslla several years. So llttld 'did the crowd like the referee's judgment that the decision brought on a riot. The nolle had difficulty In con trolling the audience and thjrttrt was hissed and booed. This wa7Cl,ibby's first fight since coming here from Ban Fran cisco,' and lie m&da a favorable ihipret sWn. The opinion generally, expresred by sport writsrs and exports at boxing who attended the fight was that Clabby had been treated unfairly. vSON OF JUSTICE HUGHES TO MARJRY MISS STUART NOW YORK, June 6. Charles Evans Hughes, Jr.. son of United States Su preme Court Justice Hughes, obtained . lieense today to marry Miss Marjofle Bruce Stuart, daughter of Mr. and Mr. Henry O. Stuart of this city. Mr. Hughes is 22 years old and a lawyer. The wed ding will take place Juno 17 In the Cathe dral of Bt. John the Divine. AUT01STS FIND ROADS GOOD AFTER BIG RAIN Good Fellowship Tourists Note Abil ity of Dragged Highways on Their Return to Omaha. VILLAGE OFFICER DOES PART University Place Constable ExnfcbH llltr Star as In the tlurlesqne flliorr and Leads Omaha nnostrr to Jail. Tanned and sunburned, the . occupants of Heventee-n .automobiles, remaining out of tho twenty odd that started from Omaha Thursday evonlng for the two days' good 'fellowship rtln, straggled into Omaha between 5:50 and 6 o'clock last night, after driving, nearly all day In the trip from Beatrice to'Omaha, by way of Llncolir. Spirit wns.lent to the, last twenty-five miles ot the run by.soqie fast driving aa the roads were excellent when tho sun and, wind .got at them, A. L. Bhants, who had made It a, point to pass every body during the toi)r, n,o matter how fast thfy .r going, met his match between Millard and Omulia when he shot past John. Llonberger while he latter was go Ing about twenty-five miles an hour. Llqnbsrgor was bound tlere was to be oneman In the party not to ue passed Schantz. And there waa one. For When Llonberger had let out his fifty horse power six cylinder 'Mitchell for a period of some forty putsebeats, the i Hchantz car was agajn left far behind. 1 although both care kcked gravel half t way to, the Vlutte river. ' ' Village Constnhle Appears. I Good old Colleen View could not stand ; the fast drlvlna of- the Omaha .bunch. f The University club car was the unfor- ; tunate car to get pinched by the village ' constable at College View. Carroll Bel-! den and Frank Selby were Jolting along i at a nice pace through the streets of ttvi j ealnOy village. They drew up at the , garage tor oil. Along came Mr. Village Constable ot University Place rubbing his thumb over i a star aa big as a pie tin. "Hey, there, yousa fellers," he shouted, j and Jumped Into the machine. "You j drive right up to the .station with me. I'm the chief of police here." (Continued on Pago Two.) HUERTA PROPOSES TO BLOCKADE PORT TAMPICO UT ONCE Order of the Diotator Published in the Offioial Paper of Mexico City Yesterday. FEDERAL WAR VESSELS ON WAY American Craft in Port Ordered to Keep Out of Firine Line. PLAN OF DEFENSE NOT KNOWN mmense Quantity of Cartridges for the Rebels Are Brought In. SUNSHINE .DISCHARGING. CARGO Admiral Mnjo Decides He Has No Authority to Interfere with Cnptnln nrorrn.tn PtMttnir AInnltlnuc Ashore. MEXICO CITY, June 6.-A presidential decree declaring the port of Tamplco under blockade Is to be published this afternoon In the D!aro Official. TAMPICO, June 5. -An official notifica tion was sent today to Consul Clarence A. Miller by Governor Luis Cabatlero that he had received Information of the in tention of the federal war vessels, Zaro-' gosa and Bravo, to come to Tamplco for the purpose of bombarding or blockading the port. For this reason Governor Caballero thought It proper to notify the American consul so American war vessels lying off the port might keep out of the line of fire. It is not yet known what .steps are to be taken to drive off the gunboats should they make any effort to blockade the port. Three Million Cartridges Landed. TAMPICO, Mex., June 6.-On the ar rival here of the American schooner Sun shine from Galveston with S,X,000 cart rldces for the constitutionalist authorltlo. Admlrat Mayo sent Flag Lieutenant Ar thur B. Cook to learn th character ot the cargo, ' Captain Brown of the Sunshine had made hut vessel fast to the custom's hous wharf and had begun to discharge the cargo. Aftef tha flag lieutenant made his report to the admiral, the latter tl cldod he had no authority to Interfere and the .unloading of . the ammunition continued until the entire consignment was dcuoslled In the customs house. Rrrnn Is Non-Conimlttal. WASHINGTON; .-tecretary Daniels siCld today that no orders had gone forth to )tear Adl'WtMSaBfe Mayo as to the landing ot the war cargo ot- Ut steamer Antllla for the constllu tlonall'si at Tamplco. Secretary Oryan declared the situation at Tamplco was unchanged today. You notlcs," the secretary Cautioned Jila questioners, "that I am careful to speak of the present day." Mr. Bryan declined to be questioned further. So far a can be learned Tam plco still Is an Open port. NIAGARA FALLS, Ont., June e.-Fnr tho first time In four days the American delegate conferred today with the board ot mediators. The general peace plan was under discussion, as It had been de cided as much progress aa possible shduM bo made while word was being awaited from General Caxranra on the subject of constitutionalist representation. After the conference, Justice I.emar said: "Th dlscusslln today waa on the am points which w'e had before ue last Tues day and before the Carranza Incident arose." The justice added that there was sub stantial agreement on the point 11a cussed today. He said he had no wort! from Washington about the attitude ot the constitutionalists. It was generally understood some phases) ot the land question and method of treat ment In the "protocol were considered to day. Unrrlcane Alans West Coast. MAZATLAN, Mexico. June 6. (Br Wireless to San Diego, Cal June .)-The heavy storm that has been sweeping th western coast of the United States struo the Mexican cqasi ioaw. """?"'-'' to Cape Corinio ,ne w.no .. o.-w . hurricane velocity and fear is felt lor The British steamer Catriana. return ing from San Francisco, where It landed refugees f rpm various Mexican ports, nar rowly escaped foundering In the storm and arrived today, at Manzaillllo with a bad list as a result of a shifted cargo. It Is officially reported that constitu tionalists had succeeded In cutting rail road and telegraphic communication be tween Collma and Mexico City. Several hundred federal calvary man have arrived at Lower California fron Guaymas. Index to Want Ads may be. found in the first column of the first page of the Want Ad Section Bee Want Ads Easy to find; and easy to read. Ev erybody reads Bee Want Ads.