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VOL. XUV NO. 'JfU.
OMAHA, THURSDAY MORN 1X0, APRIL J. HU.V-TWKLVK PAGES.
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The whole country looks
BIG GUN DUELS
THEODORE ROOSEVELT AND WILLIAM BARNES, principal figures in libel suit
now being tried at Syracuse, N. Y., as they apppepared on their arrival there.
the Governor of Georgia
FEATURE WAR HI
rise to his great
Colonel Teitifiei Loco Auerted
Albany Boss Said He Had Iron
clad Agreement with
. Tammany Chief.
TWO "MACHINES" CO-OPERATED
Rotserelt Arouses Laughter in De
scribing How Wigwam Helped
Elect G. 0. P. Leader.
DENIES ANY FEELING OF MALICE
Y., April 21.
Colonel Roosevelt concluded his di
rect testimony late today, after stat
ing that the sole purpose of his at
tack on Mr. Barnes and Mr. Murphy
was to try to correct abuses In the
state government. He swore that he
did not mean to make any charge of
corruption against the plaintiff.
When the, afternoon session j
opened Mr. Bowers began asking j
tne wunes-! to continue niH lesiuuuuy ,
"Senator Newcomb told me," said ;
Colonel Roosevelt, "that the combl-
nation between the machine deni-1
ocrats and Barnes republicans, which j
resulted in Allds" nomination, was
held during the early stages of the , justice. America is being rushed into a jrreat crime. It will be a stain
Impeachment proceedings against ion our country, the home of freedom, justice and humanity, as well
Senator Allds, which resulted m bis,,, on the gtat. of Georgja Ui u be warned that terrible mistakes
belng thrown out of the senate.
'irmly -Makfx Speech.
I waa told thnt nfter Ml the other
organisation men had abandoned all dis
cission, Senator Urady made a speech In
"Senator Newcomb informed me later
that the combination between the ma
chine democrats and republicans contin
ued, and that what the democrat had
done was reciprocated by the machine
republican at the time oi the Buiiweii !
airair. . rmiiwcii was renin
ate by the machine men. but he was
tnvlcted in the courts and sent to the
in vnii remember having seen a re
port of the Bane committee?" Mr. Bow- j
"I saw that." the witness replied. "I
know some of the members of that com
mittee. I knew Senators Bane and Burd
as anti-machine democrats.''
The Bane Resort.
The Bans committee investigated att
fair In the city and county of. Albany
and submitted a detailed report of so
called evils they said they had unearthed.
The report was filed as a part of Colonel
Roosevelt's answer to Mr. Barnes complaint.-
.. . . ;
Mr. Bowers ' offered the Bane commlt
tte'a report In evidence. The repon oon
tains under subheads: "The Case o( Wil
liam Barnes." "Failure to Bu:.rrese
Crime." "Gambling." "Printing," "Fif
teen Per Cent Paid the Journal Company
b Argus Company to Get CJty Printing."
"Graft and' Extravagance." "Padding of
the Public Printing for the Benefit of the
Journal Company," "Duplicate Pa: ments
for Public Printing Made to Journal Com
pany," "flelectlal Trial Jurors" and "The
Albany I.:r.coln League."
Justice Andrews ruled be would re
ceive, but not at this time, that part of
.lie report which relates to printing.
Talked to Loch Ahoat It.
Colonel Roosevelt then went on:
"After I had seen the Bane report. I
had -conversations with a person In Al
bany about' It. -I talked to William Loeb
"Mr. Lneb Informed me that the com
bination of crooked business and crooked
bosses extended not only to businesses
ike printing, but to businesses of the
"Mr. 'Loeb told me that at one time he
went to Mr. Barnes to ask If the repub
licans In the !eilature would support
an anti-machine democratic candidate.
Mr. Barnes told Mr. Loeb It was impos
sible, as he had an Ironclad arrange
ment with Mr. Murphy and that Mr.
Murphy was to have a free hand to do
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"It is the universal opinion that
Leo M. Frank is innocent," says
Rabbi Cohu. "Those who have care
fully, impartially investigated
the matter are unanimous that
Frank was the victim of a mott un-
fortunate set of circumstances. The
public clamorrd for a victim and the
police pounced upon Frank. His
trial was a farce. Judge, jury,
counsel and witnesses were intim
idated, their lives openly threat
ened. Race and religious prejudice
(entered in. All that the lovers of
fair play throughout the country,
all that Frank himself asked, was a
far trial This
are on the eve of
on the eve of a judicial murder.
"It seems a terrible thing that when
I convinced of Frank's innocence legal technicalities should stand in the
i way, and, like an iron wall, render impossible the road to right and
have been made by passion-blinded peoples in the past and save our
selves by some means from the shame and remorse of such a tragic
"The whole country looks to the governor of Georgia to save his
state, as well as the fair renown of America, from the .eternal infamy
of committing judicial murder. Governor Slaton has the unparal
leled, may one say, the providential
service to the cause of justice, as well
.man. The eyes of the world are upon him, as well as their prayers
jthat God may grant him wisdom, strength and courage to rise to his
I crest resnnrm'bilitv in this hour and triva ernreoinn in V.
O J J - - .j wwm.wm V nuni AS 111 U1Q
hearts of millions, absolutely unprejudiced lovers of the right, by set
ting Frank free."
Twenty Thousand Soldiers Will As
sist Warships in Attack on
' Forts of Dardanelles,
BOATS TRY TO RUN STRAITS
BERLIN. April 21. tVia Wire
less to Sayvllle, N. Y.) The Tagea
Zeltung today publishes a special
dispatch, the original of which, how
ever, Is not given, saying that 20,
000 British and French troops havo
been landed near Enos, in European
Turkey, on the north side of the gulf
of Saros. A heavy cannonading took
place between the Turkish batteries
around Enos and the warships of the
A dispatch received in Berlin from
Athens says great activity has been
noted among the British forces on the
Island of Lemnos, which lies to the west
of the entrance Dardanelles. Troops'
transports are arriving dally at Lemnos
from Alexandria, Egypt: the censorship
is more rigid and all indications point to
strong action against the Dardanelles at
an early date.
A dispatch received In London yester
day from Dedegatch, Bulgaria, a short
distance to the west of Enos, said a vio
lent cannonading occurred in the gulf of
Saros Sunday evening. The firing was
so heavy that buildings at Dedegatch
were shaken. k
Attentm to Raa Straits.
CONSTANTINOPLE. April M. (Via
Wireless to Berlin and London, April 21.)
An official statement issued. today by
the war office says:
"It Is now definitely known that sis
torpedo boats Attempted to penetrate the
Dardanelles Monday night."
There has been no previous announce
ment of a concentrated effort Monday
night by vessels of the allied fleet to
run the straits and tlje above dispatch
falls to disclose what was the result of
; BOUGHT FOR small SUM
CHICAGO, April Zl.-A painting pur
chased for a nominal sum In Italy forty
years ago by Theodore Schneider and
presented at that time to his friend. Dr.
Florens Zeigfeld, president of the Chicago
Music college, was pronounced a genuine
Dr. Zlegfeld noticed a similarity of
M i coloring In his picture and some of Cor
U i reggto's work which he saw In Italy. He
i ! procured the service of A. De Peverlnus.
an art expert. De Severlnus examined the
j today. The title of the picture Is
Genius of Music
TWO HOTELS IN DECATUR.
ILL DESTROYED BY FIRE
nnCATtm. 111., April a.-rire which
for a time threatened the entire business
section early today destroyed the Decatur
and Arcade hotels. The low is estimated
at $223,000. Members of the Decatur
Thrra I base bell team were In the
Decatur hotel and had a narrow escapo.
Manager Klmcr Dugsan and nine players
cwaped In their trouseis auj night
- 1 ' I ';.-.-. 'V.,A
grounds has been denied, and we
the whole country is practically
opportunity of rendering a great
as saving the life of an innocent'
President in Reply to Von Bern
storff, Says Note Could Be Taken
to Impugn U. S. Good, Faith.
ASSUMES IT NOT SO INTENDED
WASHINGTON, April 21. The
United States government replied to
day to the recent memorandum, In
which Count von Bernstorff, the
German ambassador, declared that
"if the American people desire to
observe true neutrality, they will
find means to stop the exclusive Im
portation of arms to one side, or at
least to use this export trade as a
means to uphold the legitimate trade
with Germany, and especially the
trade in. foodstuffs."
The American note, which la
signed by Secretary Bryan, was
drafted at the State department, but
was finally penned by President Wil
Unimsr of Envoy.
After pointing put that the language
used by Count von Bernstorff Is "sus
ceptible of being construed us impugning
the good fait n of the I'nlted States In the
performance of Its duties as a noutral,"
the note "takes It for granted that no
such implication wti Intended," and sug
gests that evidently the German ambas
sador "Is laboring under certain false
It is then declared that while the rela
tions of the United States wsfh any one
of the belligerents "can not. wisely be
made a subject of discussion with a third
government." such correspondence be
tween the I'niled States and the allies as
has been published shows "the steadfast
refusal" of tho government "to ac
knowledge the right of any belligerent to
alter the accepted rules of wtti. at sea
insofar as they affect tho rights and In
terests of neutrals."
The attitude of the United Stales on the
question of the exportation of arms Is
restated, namely, that to place any em
bargo on arms d'Jrln? the progtss of a
war would be "o direct violation of the
neutrality of the United States." The
note refers to the spirit of friendship
which the people of the United States de
sires always to manifest toward Germany
an-1 Its poplc, and concludes with the
declaration that tha neutrality of the
United States "is founded upon the firm
basis of co' science and good will."
The communication . was delivered by
messenger to Count von Bernetorft late
today, and by mutual arrangement with
the German embassy, the State depart,
ment dade It public tonight.
Woman is Charged
With Buying Votes
FA BIS, III.. April ?1.-H. Clay Moss.
proniiMot democratic politician, and
alias Uattle O'Nell were arrested here
last nlKht on the charge of buying votes
during yesterday's city election on the
commission foim of government. War
rants for rther prominent clt liens, among
them sever.il women, hav been Hutted.
It is tktimaied that : votes were bought
for from U to 112 each.
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FOUR CHAPTERS IN
Colonel Roosevelt Tells of. Hostili
ties Between Chairman Barnes
and Governor Hughes.
SYRACUSE. N. Y., April 21.
Four chapters of Albany politics
were related by Theodore Roosevelt
on the witness stand today. The
former president gave what he
claimed to be details of the election
by "Barnes republicans," assisted by
"Murphy democrats," of an. official
leader of the republican' party in New
York; the cause of the hostilities be
tween William Barnes and Governor
Hughes; the defeat of the Hart-Ag-new
racing bill by the republican or
ganization and the fight he said the
combined democratic and republican
machines, the-, latter led by .. Mr.
Barnes, made against direct pri
He also identified a letter , written by
Mr. Barnes In which the latter told him
"the Idea of getting rid of bosses is
absurd so long as you have party gov
Colonel RooseVelt was to continue this
afternoon the story by which he hopes to
prove that he was justified In caualng
tha publication of the statement upon
which Mr. Barnes Is suing him for libel.
Aviators Fall Into
San Francisco Bay
SAN FRANaSCO, C'al.. April a.-A
hvitrAnrnTilnnA In which fhnrlpa fltrauil
of Dallas, Tex., was riding as a pas-(win make the welcome address at Kre
senger, fell aeventy-five . feet into the ! mont today.
bay here yesterday. Strauss and Robert I After the stste convsntlon President
Kowler, the aviator, were rescued by a ! tlahmr will return home via Sioux City
launch. Neither were Injured. i and les Moines.
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Omaha's Commercial Club
maintains a special bureau
to look after. the comfort
and welfare of conventions
of the different state and
national associations and
societies that meet here
from time to time. Omaha's
convention hospitality in
cludes all who attend, these
gathering's whether del
egates or not.
BRIGHT young man with. 1 1,000 to
Inveat, can secure responmble and
remunerative position with eatab
lished Omaha firm, paving 1100 per
mo. salary and share of profits', in
veHlment fully secured. All repllrs
held confidential, (live age, paal ex
perience, reference, etc.
Tot farther Information about
this opportunity, ss tfcs Want Ad
section ef fas k todsy.
President Is Here;
To Fremont Today
. . . ' ' ; V .',v,
. Edward 3. Oalnor of Munois, Ind,, aa
tlonal president of Jhe National Associa
tion of Letter Carriers, la the guests of
the officers and members of Branch' No.
t. National Association of Letter Carriers,
of this city,
Mr. Ualnor arrived In Omaha yesterday
from Chicago, where tit reports the mem
bers very enthuslastts over the coming
national convention, to be held here next
September. Chicago will send ltt r
more, Including its famous letter carriers'
band which la acknowledged to' be one of
the finest bands In Chicago and the mid
dle west. i
Other cities are planning to come . to
Omaha on special trains, and Mr. Oalnor
says "Omaha will undoubtedly have the
largest convention In point of attendance
In the history of the organisation."
Branch No. I of this city celebrated last
evening the twenty-fifth anniversary of
the organisation, with their ' national
president their honored guest." " '
Today the Omsha contingent will at
tend the slate'eonventlon at Fremont, go
ing on a special train from Ofnaha,1- ac
companied by their band of forty-five
pieoes, the Ladles' auxiliary, and also
Postmaster John C. Wharton and Assist
ant Postmaster J. I. Woodard.
Congressman Lobeek. Senator Hitch
cock and Asslstsnt Superintendent of
Malls George Kletfner of Omsha will
stop off at Lincoln to attend the clerks'
stale convention, oontlnulng to Fremont
In the afternoon to be present at the let
ter carriers' state convention, returning
with the special train In the evening.'
The Ladles' auxiliary and members of
Branch No. 6. National Association of
Utter Carriers, will go to Fremont pre
pared to' demonstrate the' cordial Invita
tion that Omaha extends to the aister
cities to be present at the national letter
carriers' convention that will be held
commencing Labor dav, September to
ihia. Postmaster John C. wnarton
in Gun Fight With
Officers in Arizona
I Tl'CHON, Aril., April 21. Two Mexican
I outlaws, the Ion brothers, were shot
and killed In a mountain gulch Mondsy
j night when confederates tried to rescue
them from tne hands of Plna county
i deputies, who are attempting to rid
Greater Villa, a border community, of
bad men. according to a report received
j here. Jose Maria, one of the attacking
party, was wounded and captured. When
the deputies went to Greater Villa to
..serve a wsrrant on Antonio Knclnas,
I coursed with the abduction of Mrs.
I Loretta Vanex. Rnclnas opened fire with
this revolvers end escaped. Then the I .son
brothers, armed, woke the deputies dur
ing' the night and ordered them to leave
the settlement. The officers ostensibly
started for Tucson, but Instead doubled
back and arrested the Leon brother and
then took them to a mountain gulch.
Fearing attack they set a watch. The
rescue outlaw party was taken by sur
prise and the ahootlng followed. -
Sheriff Foroes telegraphed from
Greater Vllle last night thst Encinas and
his band had been located and . sur
rounded In the hills. A posse wss sent
from here In automobiles to aid In round
ing up the outlawa.
"..'. ', ' i : f ; 'J '' v.
CRISIS IS HEAR IN
FAR EAST, AFFAIRS
Elder StaUsmen -of Japan Said to B
Considering Ultimatum to Be ,
Sent to China, ,
TEXT OF DEMAITOS ACCURATE
TOKIO. April 21.--The prists
wblch has come In the negotiations
with China as to the acceptance ot
the .demands of the ToWo govern
ment has been, followed by a pro
tracted conference of the cabinet.
' The members of the "renero," or
the, elder statesmen .of Japan, have
been communicated with on the sub
ject. The semi-official, press ex
presses the ' belief ' that Japan hat
brought the unsettled clauses of Its
demands down to the ' Irreducible
minimum and that, in the event of
further . procrastination 'on, the. part
cf.Chlna It probably will press for a
reply within a given period of time.
The members of the cabinet thla after
noon conferred 'with the elder statesmen
concerning' the Chinese negotlstlont. In
terest' In the situation In Peking la In
PUKING, April is. Official announce
ment' was ms.de today by the Chinese
government that the translation of the
lull text of the demands made by Japan
hpon ; China,' as already published In the
I'nlted States, was the official transla
tion, of the Chinese text at the Japanese
themselves presented it to the Foreign
o'flce ' here' on January -18, In botn the
Japanese and Chinese languages.
. TMs, announcement was made by reason
of the fact that the Japanese government
has. repeatedly protested because the Chi
nese government was Informing ' certain
lureign .legstlons as to the progress of
The Chinese government's translation
hss Wen carefully chocked by a legation
which possessed a copy of Japan's Chi
nese text, and it Is stated at the legation
that only the verbiage differs. The lega
tion's version la In, somewhat harsher
language than that ot the Chinese gov
For example, the article which In the
government text is translated to provide
that China shall agree to tha propaga
tion of "Buddhism" by Japanese su ejects
in China Is' trsnsUted by the legation to
read "shall have the right to propagate
' OF WOMAN'S ASSAILANT
SIOCX FALU. S n., April iil - (Special
Telegram.) Home members of the sher
iff posse hsve returned here from an
unsuccessful pursilt of a stranger who
today criminally assaulted Mrs. Hanson,
wife of a farmtr living sb.put four miles
west of Sioux Falls.
The stronger tame from the north and
entered the Hanson home whilt. the hus
band of the woman was at work In a dis
tant field and her children were at school.
Tho bandit knocked tha woman down
with a gun and then tied her hsnds. The
only Information Mrs Ilsnson ran give Is
that her asssilant was shabbily dresed
and drove a single bay horse to a light
buggy. The man drove southward after
committing the crime, and there Is a pos
sibility thst he swung around and came
to Sioux Falls and went Into hiding here.
Small Advantage Seems to Best
with Germans in Begion Be
tween Meuse Birer and
FBENCH ADVANCE AT FLIEBT
Official Beport Indicates Oains Ar
Not in Proportion to the Ef
HEAVY FIRING IN DARDANELLES
The Day's War News
LAND ANT K A attack, on the
Dardanelles on Inrerer scale than
at any time el nee the allies
their effort t win Constantinople
apparently la Imminent. An ffl
elnl statement from Constanti
nople say a thnt six torpedo hosts
attempted to penetrate the atralts
on Monday night, and yesterday
there was an en-nement between
n rah I pa and Tnrhlsh fortifica
tions, presumably In connection
' with the landlnac of troopa.
BICR1.IX DISPATCH says that Thnr
nnw, ftallcla. has heen evnennted
effective attache of the Anatrlan
artillery. Tnmow ' lice fifteen
mllea wcat of Leather.
OFFICIAL INFORMATION was re
ceived In Berlin confirming pre
Inns reports nf n Gcrmnn victory
over British force In German
Rnst Africa. The British losses
were glren at ahnnt TOO and those
f the Germans as flfty-sla.
LONDON. . April 21. Dispatches
reaching London from the Fren- h
front show considerable military ac
tivity, with the artillery taking a
prominent part In the attacks made
by one side or the other. There is
little evidence, however, that either
aide has gained, but whatever small
advantage has been reaped seems to
rest with the Germans between tho
Meuse and the Lorraine frontier;
The French have made a alight ad;
vance at Fllery, but their report
suggests that the gain was not. pro
portionate to the effort put forth. '
herlln claims several successes, oae be-
lug the recapture ot a small villager In
t.oralne, the loss ot which had not been
previously admitted by the general staff, .
Another attack In tha . Pont-a-Mousaoa
district appears to have made aa advance.
The English newspapers today are de
leting Columns to comment on the op
timistic speech delivered at Newcastle
last 'night by 'Premier Asqulth! The ut
terances of the prime minister are In
substance the putting Into effect of a
sort ot Industrial eosavi lotion by which
employers shall foregoo some of their
rroflts, the trade unions agree to sus
pend some of their rules necessary in
time of peace and the taxpayer shall con
tribute an Indemnity to factories In cases
where the loss and Injury has been caused
ty commandeering for the government.
Hofla Is responsible for a report, that
bombardment . violent enough to ahake
lutldlngs at Dedeagatch has been going
on In the Dardanelles and on the Gulf ot
REPORT OF GERMAN VICTORY :
IN AFRICA IS CONFIRMED
BERLIN. April IW Via London, 12.1S
p. m.) Official newa from German' Baat
Africa of the defeat of the British forces
on January IS and 19 In a two days' bat
tle at a point' near Jasslnl, has Just
reached Berlin.' The British forces lost
some 100 men killed. Their total casual
ties amounted to about 703. These include
the capture of four companies of men,
STjO rifles, one machine gun and 40,000
rounds of ammunition fell Into the hands,
of the Germans. The loss to the Ger
mans was seven officers and eleven men
killed and thirty-eight men wounded.
Mafia Is land, off the coast of German
Eafct' Africa, was occupied by the British
is the newest of the agricul
tural sciences. It's develop-
jment has been brought about
by the changes in farm capital.
The pioneer days required only
a few hundred dollars. Now;
the avorage Nebraska farmer
requires $lG,OM) capital.
The successful farmer of '
today is a business man,
employing not only more
capital than the average
village merchant, but con
ducting a greater variety
Farm values in the Middle
West are rising, but a glanco
through the want ad section of
today's Bee will show you
many productive farms reason
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