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VOL. XXXVIII-NO. 76.
' OMAHA, TUESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 15, 190S-TEX PAGES
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
HOT SHOT FROM TAFT
SUMMARY OF THE BEE MAINE GOES REUBLICAN
The ( Blessings of Rural Free Delivery
RUSTIN HAT IS FOUND
Moaflay, September IB, lOS.
Bryan's Eeference to Eoose-elfs Let
ter Bring. Quick Beply.
HIBRASXAITS RECORD up
Tor Twelve Yean He Hu . 1 "
ing lisue That Will Elecv
Early Eeturai Indicate Plurality of
1908 SEfonmiRs 1908
About Eight Thousand.
One Doctor Last Wore is Straw,
Hanjrinff in Hall at Home.
sn' ,va Tzz, ufa mr sst
DEMOCRATS AEE MAKING GAINS
- I 2 3 4 5
6 Z 8 9 10 n 12
NO LINE 05 HOW IT CAME THEEE
Compared vVlth Vote- far GTrraar
13 14 15 16 1Z 18 19
Hoar .Years A tb Is err am
Mrs. Enstin Sars She First Saw it in
W 21 22 23 24 25 26
POSITION ALWAYS B1SCEIL 1
the Honse Sunday.
2H 29 SO -r
Erents Show That His Success Wo
Have Brought Calamity.
EETBEATS BEHIND PLATFORM
Krkratkaa Haa Wotmed People That
' Party laatractlsaa Will Protect
Then Front, Forsaer Isats
If Ha la Elected.
CINCINNATI. O.. Sent 14. William It
Taft devoted himself today principally to
political composition. Ha wrote an answer
' Mr. Bryan's comment on President
Rousevelt Tail letter, after ' which he
pent tl.e Utter part of the day In the
preparation of the two speeches he ta to
make tomorrow the flrat to a delegation
from Greenfield. Ind., the other to the
Methodist negro preachers of Ohio, Indiana,
tmtucky and Pennsylvania.
k,Mr. Taft a reply to Mr. Bryan a
" iuipuninij 01 wnicn seemea to
grow on tiie candidate. When he waa flrat
shown whal Mr. Brvan had said, tha annn
(aneous answer waa ahort and terae; then
Mr. Taft Indicated that ha would dictate
1 formal reply, which In turn waa revised
1 la Mr. Tsrt's renlv:
"In my roOflcatlon speech, and In other
. . . - - -v,j , mil in 11 cnange
FOR XniBilri .
. ireneraiiy ia:r lUfl
FOR IOWA-Partly cloudy Tuesday!
Temperaturea at Omaha, yesterday:
Secretary of Rtat. RllhV Rnnt mart
the openlne- address at tha rmihllcan
state convention at Syracuse, N. T. The
convention then adjourned until today. It
la probable that Governor Huehea will h.
renominated. A hard fight la In prospect
over the platform rags 1
Many reauents have noma In fhu. rn. n
rrans nitcncocK tor speech dates from
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Au a. a. m.
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PORTIAND. Me.. BDt !. Returna fnr
governor In the atate election today from
fifteen cllieS and towns and nlantatlnna
out of twenty cities and 499 towns and plan
tations give: Fernald (rep.), K.463; Oard-
wr-iit.f, .ooo. DIRK in lt gLV9 CODD
(rep ), 49.i27; Davla Idem.). J3.2E.
This shows a republican loss of ( tier
cent and a democratic ealn of 2 rver cent.
On thia basis the republican plurality Is
estimated at about 8,000.
PORTliAXD. Me.. Sent. 14 Returns fmm
seventeen cltiea and tS towns and planta
tions out of twenty cities and 4? planta
tions. anJ not Includlna Portland Kinmr
and Ellsworth, give: rernald (rep.), B.91:
Gardner (dem.). 4.0B1.
Same places In 1S04 gave Cobb (rep.), M,-
; Iavls (dem.). 57,757.
eye-opener jm Australia
Rear Adsslral perry's Wri and Boats
CiSM Astoalskaseat at
. J. Brvan a rrltiriam nf Pi-eaMent
. . " 7 I ircn leuer relative to judge Tart
: 'i" " Drought rorth from tha republican can-
., ... k m. I oiaaie a warm rejolner arraigning the
sampaign. If Mr. Bryan has been unable
:o undrrstsnd them csnnot make them
:learr. I stand on my record In office and
wnai I nave said. Mr. Bryan ahould de
vot a little thne to tils own record, from
which he seems to be. struggling to separ
ate ' himself, with ' all the adrul'.ness
acquired in twelve years' hunt for an
Issue on which he can be elected presi
"The readiness with which Mr. Rrvan in
successive presidential campaigns, passes
irom one paramount Issue to another shows
that the chler consideration which affected
Ma selection of Issue has been Ita nlanai-
blllty in attracting votes. He presents tha
remaraaDia spectacle oz on who has been
seeking the presidency for twelve years
democratic candidate for fluctuating poli
cies ara 1
Former Congressman T.ittlefleM m-rnta
a letter to Speaker Cannon In . which he
says ins presiding official of t h national
house was not responsible for the defeat
01 me LJttieneid Mil , Page 1
Judge Taft will be (1 rears of tie to-
President Roosevelt Indi. ate. that h. t
In favor of the renomination of Ouvrrnnr
Hughes of New York. Paffa a
Secretary of Agriculture James Wllaon
may d caned upon to be the atan-l-at
candidate for senator I n nmwixlii.in t n
Governor Cummins. Pagw a
Chicago fraternity members In the high
wra.iiig iw vrrwivwncj lor iweivs years I . .imviuuj mrmoers in tne nign
without success and without official re-1 chools are permitted to enter school by
nnalhllltv m.r.A V. ... . . - ... I SignlnV Ifl irrMIHAIlt mmmm mm. a.. . w a
ALBA NT. West AustraUa. Sent. 14. Rear
Admiral Sperrv. coramandlna- tha Ameri
can battleship fleet now visiting this coast
and a number of officers came ashore today.
The governe nf West Australia. Admiral
Sir F. O. D. Bedford, in a aneech. wel.
corned "The reorraenlatlvea rf a araat
power akin to ouraelves In origin and lan
guage, inspired by the same Ideals of free
dom and Justice. We welcome the Ameri
can fleets and Ita manifestations of force,
which we bellva will . never be executed
except In a Just" cause and In the main
tenance of general peace."
Admiral S perry, replying, said there was
much in common between the TTnlted
Btatea and Australia. There waa no two
nobler men In the world, the admiral de
clared, than those now at the heads of
both nations. 1
The population of Albany was astonished
by the magnificent spectacle presented to
night whea the sixteen great battleshhts
at anchor In rlnceaa Royal harbor were
iluminated. The vessels are rapidly coal
From the CleyJand Leader,
Funny how doffone poplar a feUer giU about eyery four' year.
ROOT IS CENTRAL FIGURE
ponslbllity, and wltheut the opportunity
to teat the various nronoaltlnna whlrh ha
haa advocated for reforms, and yet of bav
Ing events demonstrate what a colossal
failure ha would have made In each in- dred Jurr"- Pag s 1
I stance had he been permitted to carry his A wave of murder and suicide struck
, proposals forward aa the policies of the D'" Moines Sunday, reaultlng In a num-
, country. ber of deaths. Pafs 1
signing an agreement under protest aband
oning their societies Paga 1
The trial of Joe James heran at SrHr..
field with a special venire Of one hnn-
fi 009S mat aew sar waatker .Ao Jut s:Ul I " ruuJ wuuo ineii
tn, favdr of the; frW Coinage of silver- Ha f "! . bat to recipe them.
. . -
Two boys drowned In tha 81ou riv
near Sioux City Sunday while their father
does not now answer the question whether.
K he were president and an eaiavnev
should arise In which he would be called L. F"rmr" organlilng to fight the
upon to exercise his dl-cretlon afrrmstlvely OI ln LnlOB . FW'e" to 400 feet
to hialntalntn the parity between sold ar.d """y ng the main line.
silver, n wouia exercise tnst distretion. I ... . - s
I Miss 1 lvUn tfhnMv e i i .
"He has not pefm't'od himaelf to d's- ml. - ----- -ianion com-
cuss In- .1.1s camoalan the lue of sntt. m 'tted u,clde use she was unable to
imp.rl.IUm which was the caramounl la... T1" " Br7"el1 hal1- Omaha, a week
in .. h. eci.ri .nH , . . ' opening of the school. Pag. a
In l'OO aa he declared, and in respect t-
which the policy of the republican party
ha. been vlndlca.ed l,y the event, ao lht "V'V.'at- th" Ku'tln
tranou'lltv and a .,d aovernm.nl . xi.t W.h'n ,h hat Dr- Rn wore the
tranquility and a good government i xiat
in tne Philippine Islands, and even the tn-
dependlrt prefer republican victory t Mr
LjMpn m rromises.
"He now says thst he favors th more
night h was murderc4 Is found hang
ing in the hall at home. No on.
how It came there. ,
Coroner's Jury declares rt. rir.un
shot unidentified stranger In self defense
- - i uniaenririea stranrer lr
rigid regulation cf the railroads. In LnH
, - ."...m .a iruprooaDle. Para B
mt. :;, rao"t nvement Pi.c. fr wool
... .. nnmaquariers. . 1n
by law anit f nrm I. w . M f.,-,i. f I . w
-iiarging votes cast for him were fraJ-
govemment ownership. We hear nothing ul.mly counted for D. hi man or Shalen-
L' ki"; . -J: " :: r: w- Ber demand, recount
" in umin ana South Omaha. Paa-a
nalinivnpnl nf nrlnflnl.a Ki.t - - - -,m I
teotlon agalnat uncomfortable Issues, he
nas sttrnipted to give bond to keep the
peace with respect to government owner
ship, which, by Its mere announcement.
showed its lack of the vote-ra chinf
to the Ifelrahlw.
"He nrufesst'S to have been the father
and now to be the heir, of the Roosevelt
polk Its. and yet in no campaign of three
In which be haa taken part, and two of
which hv himself led. did he make any of
them the paramount issue. Indeed. In tho
Parker campaign, he took occasion to
charge Mr. Itmsevelt wtth militsrism and
with being completely subject to the Influ
ence of corporations, only to see him win
the greatest peace triumph of the world,
and secure such an effective stamping out
of corporate abuses aa to elk-It the admira
tion of tre entire country.
"Mr. Rrvin Tirofeaaea tn b tha a-reat
friend of labor, and yet he wss one of the CHICAGO "FRATV IN TROIID! C
chief supporters In the passage of the VmOMUU '"Al IN IriUllOLE
WILSON WAY BE CANOIDATE
Staadpattera a.f Iowa, Tataklas; . ef
Asklaa) Hlsa to Make Raet
UE8 MOINES, la., rent ' 14. Th. al.nrf.
patters may ak Hon. James Wilson, sec
retary of agriculture In the (ah4n to he
the candidate, for United ' Statea ralir
against Gsveraor . Cumiulna. ,J,-,"
This' rumor "wan. rtrculated extensively In
political circles vestejrdav. helna- aiv.n lm.
petus by the refusal of ex-Oovernor Frank
V. jackaoti to stand aa a candidate.
In lettters to Personal frtenda tJ.
emor Lwllo t. Shaw also declined to
allow bis name to be considered ln con
r.ect!on with the candHacy for the senator
MCny namea are belna tnentloned In vn.
nection with the standpat candidacy for
i-enafor since Governor Jacksnna l.tt.r
Mar,y politicians thought yesterday that If
tn comer nee Tuesday, which will be at
tended by several .hundred standpatters,
should unanimously Insist on Governor
Jackson btlng tiie candidate, he would re
consider his decision not to stand for tha
primary contest. But. in view of the
iharx-e that he wll not reconsider, other
c aires are being discussed.
Scores of baseball games:
Sioux City vs. Omaha 0
2 Lincoln vs. I'ueblo 2.
4 New Yaw . m .
4 Bostoa vs. Phlladelihia J
t. LOUlS VS. IWlmll
' .. P1h"'''rhla v.. Washington 0-1
J Bo.ton vs. New York 1
10 Cleveland vs. Chicsgo 4.
10 Indianapolla vs. Ivouisrllle S.
COKaTXSCTXAX Ajr nrpntTaiat,
Live stock markets Par. T
Grain market. Pag. T
moras ana Dona. . Pag. T
KOTZaTXWTS OP OCXUJT STTlXiaXXTU.
. T" Arrleac. Silled
:irTos.t. f.l '
Lilvits Parana ii.
Ocrman-Wilson bill thst msde labor help
less tor four years. He then proposed as
a remedy for th. disaster to which labor
was thus exposed, the Issuing of a Mt-cent
dollar, which would have cut In half such
wages st there were snd would have led
to the hard'-st kind of straggle on labor's
part to retor Its wags to ita proper
equivalent under the gold standard. The
country has been most fort un at a that the
fslUu-y of Mr. Bryan's raMroad propovt
tlurs hat been exposed without the cost of
putting them into actual governmental
practice, and It would be fortunate Indeed
If the danger of four years depression, to
which it would be exposed In case of Mr.
Bryan's election, may be averted, and If by
republican success In November, and subse
quent prouierlty and by a clinching of th.
Booaavelt policies, he may again be shown
to be a proplut without honor."
RVV .(VHMEKiT OX LETTER
lie Ian Taft. Wot Presldeat, I. Best
Baltimore; 6pt- i- in speaking of
the letter of President Roosevelt concern
ing Judge Taft, Mr. Bryan today said:
"A few plain, simple sentence from Mr.
Tift w!!i be worth mo- the-! a eulogy
that tha president pronounce. Th. presl
Vrnt' andarteiuent Is at no value unless
th. prasldeat will agree to stay tn Wash
ington and sea that Mr. Taft makes good ."
la then word. WUlUra J. Bryan summed
up hi plaioa of th. letter of President
Rouaevelt commendatory of Mr. Taft scam
art.r tit. democratic candidate arrived In
thta ctty. "it was expected, of course."
said Mr. Bryaa, "that President Roosevelt
would alJpport Mr. Taft. He could hard:
da lea la view of tha fact That Jia aelstted
lOoaUnued Second Pag
High School Paplla Rralst Board's
Order a ad Coatesnplato
- toart Actloa,
CHICAGO. Sept. ll.-H gh school pupils
who are resisting the school board's order
that their fraternities and sororitie. ft
abandoned were la th. majority of c.,se,
today allowed to attend their classes after
igning "under protest" an agreement to
abandon their societies.
K. O. Cooley, superintendent of schools
this afternoon met with representative, of
the various fraternities and sororities In
an endeavor to Jmuade them (Bom further
antagonising a mov. which he believes to
be for their own best good. John C WU
son. attorney for the fraternities, was not
present, being engaged ln preparing to go
Into court late today to compel the school
board to admit pupils regardless of their
JAPS TO,. MAKE BIG SAVING
v ? . .
War ai4 Navy Departaaeata to Bo Car
tailed for Period of Eleven
TOKIO. ' Bept. .. lt-In fulfC'ment of he
policy of retrenchment outlined Premie.
K at aura last JFrldty In an address befor.
the Bankers' club. 1he srovernmenl win
find It necessary to economise most ex
tensively In th matter of military and
naval developments. Minister Katsura ex
pressed to th. Associated Press that It was
Ills belief that the world should know that
the greater volume of exnendltnra .
poaed under the. newly announced financial
plana would Involve sacrifice In the war
ana naval departments. From the state
ment of the marqula. It further appears
that Japan proposes to enforce, during a
period ox eleven years, the postponement
of works previously undertaken, -mounting
to a total of K7.000.000 yea (H7C.aM.00a)
Secretary of State Addreuei New
1 or jjepublican ConTention.
STBOJTG OPPOSITION TO HUGHES
Governor . Haa Many Frleads Asaoas;
Ielea-atea, However. a4 Field ta
Kot I'alted osi Air
MANY INJURED IN WRECK
Paeaearer fro at Iadlaaapolls Meet
Weata la C'raaai at tkea
CHOLERA NOW UNDER CONTROL
More Farorwalo Aapeet Reported froaa
Philippines Majority Corn,
MANILA. Sent. 14. The nuthraalr nf
cholera la reported as ' assuming a more
favorable aspect In th. Drovlncas Tn s.-
gaalnan. Island of Luson. where conditions
were most serious, the disease haa ' been
practically eliminated. A few cases a
still makinw their appearance In thia eitv
the victlma of last week Includlna thr.J
Americans. Th. authorities declare that
the cholera Is not epidemic and are work
ing energetically to end its sporadlo spread.
It is believed that the majority of the
cases in Manilla bav. been brought from
WITTEN TO ARRANGE OPENING
WH Vl.lt All Towa. Metre There I.
10 e negtstratloa for Tripp
(From a Staff Correepr.ndent ) '
WAKHlWVnnv, 4 f ja.j s , ye,s
gTam--Judge Witteo of the gee a raj land
of-lc, assigned to aupervlaa th. opening
of th. Indian larahi ln Tripp county, South
Dakota, will arrlv. In CHaqr berl:n Septetn
ber lx. Ha goes at ihi. tun. to a tUat all
preliminary work la properly don. ao4 also
to adris. aith tha noLail, . -.1.
!poaltiona After leaving ChajnberlaU be
cma. PreaUo, itapid City. a1
emine. O'NellL Fairfax. k.i.i 1. ,
Gregory and PaiUa. .
LwU l. Royer of ttourh Oamanst has been
appoiuud meat tosptctor for dm. .
SHERIFF LEVIES ON EVELYN
Xv Tork Offlctal Take Her Portrait
to Pay for Milliner's
NEW YORK. Sept. 14 When th.
nerirr today seised a portrait of Mrs.
Harry K. Thaw and owned by h.r 1. ...
veloped for the first time that a milliner
naa ootained a Judgment against her on
September I for :.
The uticiuai iiiii ,t, tna milliner was
for Hit for purchim on two days. In
cluding wafsu about till and 1134 each,
and a aklrt at 1140 . Payment, aggre
gating tiiw were made on account and
then wer. .topped.
Boy Wownna Toau
cial Telegram.) Laou
K of Stat Onter."
omly. permap. f-tallv.
being Shot in it, right stao
Jaoie. rnrgtna. who. wt,o.
B pt.' ll.-Spe-Tlngst,
: wounded by
by her couaia.
8ARATOOA. N. T.. Sept. 14.-F.llhu Root
secretary of state of th. Fnlted Rt.tea a.
the central figure in th. first session of the
rrpuuiican attante convention, which met
here today. The convention efrti .m.
porary oraaniaatlons. heard th. speech of
r. Koot, as temporary chairman, and ad
journed until tomorrowr at 2 o'clock.
it is no leas than truth to sv thai th.
weloome accorded ta Secretary Root sur
passed In enthusiasm. If not tm . duration
those which were aooordad on the mention
of the names of President Roosevelt. Gov
ernor Hughe, or the presidential nominee.
w. it. Taft, himaelf. '
Secretary Root', speech reoulred an haur
and a. half In deUvery. Tho body of dehj
gates and alternates, numbering mora than
ZOOS persona, aixt th." tMiU . v.
leries heard tr-Spo45j. eVMT Ip.'
proval. It dealt almost exclusively with
national matters, ftut brrja arlLh a trthnt.
to the work f -Governor Hughes and the
state administration ln general.
An amusing 'lenlsods durlne. tha iarh
occurred when Mr. Root repudiated th.
mrerence wntrn ne attributed to. Mr. Bryan,
that the 'enormous nonular n.ai.-i, -
corded "the republican national trki 1.
1904 was obtained by corrupt ue. of money.
Th. convention waa heartily cheering this
sentiment When the band broke out with
the familiar strains of "Arrsh Oowan.
Tou're Only-Foolin.' " The crowd -"caught
on" almost instantly and began. to laugh.
Mr, Root evidently did not recoania. th.
tune and seemed perplxed and even an
noyed by the general laughter. It qukkly
subsided and he proceeded without a.oln
th. Joke at all.
A feature of the session waa th. Intro
duction df Charles W. Anderaon of K
York, the colored member at large of the
state committee, who Is a deputy coliector
of Internal revenue for the Second iutrlnt
of an extended resolution paying glowing
tribute to the character and public eervl.-e
Of Mr. Taft. and mora nsrlicntarlv .I.nf .
Ing to' the presidential
gratulatlons of the convention .on his Ust
birthday, which occurs tomorrow.
1 rte Tesolutlo oa-as adopted with a shout
and the secretary was ordered to telegraph
to Mr. Taft. More than ordinarv Interest
attached te the personnel of the committee
on resolution, which i. to present tU plat
form, especially aa when tha Hat. waa r.a
It waa seen that it consisted lai-aelv of th.
anti-Hughes part of the convention, or at
least or th. leaders more or less avowedly
uguir.st measures which Governor Hughes
ban made chief om the features of hia leg
islative program. Job K. Hodges of Htm
Tork was named as chairman.
"troaa- Opposition to Hagheo.
Th opening hours of today found the
anti-Hughes forces ready to renew with
unrelenting persistence the dogged fight to
accomplish the governor's defeat.
It Is doubtful whether a m-ecla naraiioi
of th. circumstances can be found in recent
political history ln this state. The strength
of the force behind the movement for the
renomination of the governor la cf nn.r.n..
Iwtentlatltiea Nobody can da bettor ih.
guess how many deiegatea. if left to their
own volition, would be for hint or against
him; his forces are oncrets'sef ed.1 a.m.
uigly without auy vlsibi. center about
which or whom to rally. Even th. wmnmt
snthusiastlo advocates of th. governor's re
nomination admitted early today that the
deiegatea opposed to him could easily de
feat him If they could b brought to unit,
upon any other candidate.
Oppoalngr Caadldat Laeklag.
The search for uch
th. resource of the ODDoaltlon ihriMi.h
yesterday, lasted far Into th. night and
was th subject of endless conferences and
general discussion, but had been admittii.
frurUeas. Such names aa those of Secre
tary or Stat. Ellhu Root, Joseph H. Choate,
Seth Low and General Horace Porter had
beea canvassed, but for one nuinn ann An
other all had been discarded.
On of the most acute and determine ...
til. anti-Hughes leaders, art.r a .r.u...
of tndlvldaal delegate, early today, gave to
ui .associated press a tabluation allowing
a minimum strength for Hurtle, of to,
whereas tb. moat concedad tn hin. i .k-
calculation of yesterday was under S0.
Commenting- upon this canvass thia antL
Hughe leader said:
1 have na cnnftriMr n v. . . .
... . .hflvvw. VI
our off .rta. or In the figure, upon which
w. haw been baaing our caiciiiaii. -.i.
low. bar. been founding their conferenc.
upon tn assumption that they could de
Uver full counties, or at leaat whni.
trk-ts; but I find that In this convention
tb boaae .re Ulng Ignored and toe dele
gate an thinking for themaelvea. Many
CHICAGO, Sept. lt.On. woman was In
stsntly killed, five persons ao erinu.t. in.
Jured that their death is exnected at h.
Mercy hospital, and twenty-eight other
passengers wero more or leas seriously in-
jureo. in a wrecu at Chesterton. Ind . on
the Leke Shore 4k Michigan Southern ralt
load shortly after midnight last night
A suburban train from Chicago crashed
Into tha rear end of a special excursion
train bound for Indianapolis over tiie
Lake Erie 4c West.rj while the excurrlon
train was standing at the station In the
Indiana town, which Is forty mile from
Chesterton Is a Junction nolnt ant I.
distant from large towns and few facilities
for caring for the wounded or obtaining
assistance were available.
Most of the Injured nersnna -or. e
Indianapolis. Mrs. Esther H
eago was killed. Her daughter, Arjna I
Hacox, waa one of the in lured nnw .
me Marey hospital. Meat-of rk. -t
persons live In Indianapolla,
Those cared for at tha Mercy hospital
Mrs. T. Aim1 XCm . sr ,
tu.. Indianapolla. " "
M arte Short, Keystone avenue, . In
dianapolla. . , '
Mrs - . -Atrn, Colored, MS West 'Thir
teenth street. Indianapolla.
William Cprlngem. 43C Miami street, In
dianapolla. Walter Rnder. TM Snrtnr mtrmt i jj. .
apolla . T w
Katie QUI. J East Washington street
Paul MUler. $77 West Gilmors street. In
Cisnapolis. w..A"5"r,.M,1W' tt" p,uI MlHsr, 777
west Gllmori street. Indianapolis.
tss-o unman, r-arx avenue, Ctil-
Samuel Stelnfeld, FrarAlin county, penn
sylvan a. "
Ida Johnson, Chicago.
An official statement Issued by the I.ako
Shore road declares that the accident was
due to the engineer on the suburban train
diaregardlng the automatic block signal.
This waa probably largely due to the mlxl
ture of fog and smoke from the northern
forest fires obscuring the light No one on
the suburban train was hurt.
TIBBLES SAIS SAME BRYAN
Pretends to Speak With Authority at
to Beliefs of Candidate.
FAVOES GOYEENMEUT OWirEESHTP
Btat Board Meets Today to Caavno
th Vote Caat at tho Primary Elec
tion Fly Coaatle Arc
OFFICERS DEMAND MORE LIGHT
Want to Know Where, When and by
iin . - .
wnora iiat Was Found.
TRIAL OF JOE JAMES BEGINS
Special Venrrw ( j.'rorm Called
try flegr. Wk. Started
SPRINGFIELD. I1L. Sent W-m..
of Jo. Jame began In the circuit court
today. A special venire of 100 Jurors was
on hand. James Is charged with the mur
der of Clergy A. Ballard, a railway con
ductor, who waa- stabbed to death by a
negro the night of July S. In front of th.
conductor', home. The negro had entered
Ballard's house and wss discovered by Bal-
wras oaugnier sitting on the foot of her
bed. The negro fled. Ballard pursued hire,
and. tha negro turned on Ballard and cut
him ao badjy be died In a ahort time.
A pose searching for tha num .....i
James lying In a vacant, lot In th. neigh
borhood with blood on hi. clothes. h
could give no satisfactory account of him
self, saying he waa drunk.
It waa the aplrltlng of James and George
Richardson, another negro charged with
assaulting Mrs. Earl Hallam. a whit,
woman, away from Jail ln Harry Loper s
automobile on the afternoon of August 14.
and the taking of them to Bloomlneton
safe keeping from the mob which sur
rounded the Jail, which resulted in .h.
destruction that night by th. mob of
Loper's .restaurant and automobile, th.
lynching tf one negro and the wrecking and
burning of negro place, of business and
homes and the killing arid wounding of
fifty white men.
INDUSTRIAL TRAFFIC LEAGUE
Larg Missfsetsrlag Interest Begin
aeaalon at Bt. Loala on Rail
ST. LOUIS, Mo.. Sept U-Th. Natlnn.I
Industrial league began a meeting at tb.
Planter', hotel here today. Th. organisa
tion la composed of Urge manufacturers
and mercantile concerna ln all uart of i,.
country and devote, lu effort, to th. rela
tion. Detween shippers and th. railroads.
J. C. Lincoln of St Louis is president and
W. E. Cook, of Chicago is secretary of the
league. Matters pertaining to tb. organisa
tion of the body occupied th. attenUon of
the flrat session.
(Continued, on sVscoad, Pg
SONS DROWN BEFORE FATHER
Two Boy Co Down la Slons River
with Meocn Near at
8JOCX CITT. la.. er 11 .....
. . - lull
Mew of the frantic father, who waa nuiiin.
to th rescue- with, might and main In a
rea beat Jess Desmeuien, .stged 14, and
Willi Ueameulen, .1. were drownt 1.
Sioux river two die. south of h.r. ..,..
day afternoon. Th. younger brother had
gotten beyoad hi devth. Hia l.r..,k,
swan to hia aaala lance. giniggUDj- la th
vwvMk iivia wen; Avar
(From a Staff Correannn.nt
LINCOLN, Neb.. Sent. 14. i.wi.i r.i.
gram.) "He la the same Bryan. He has
noi cnanged. He believes today In the
government ownershio of railriaria .. h.
mis statement was made tnnt.ht
Thomas Tibbies, w o wag giving reasons for
nis support or Bryan tor th presidency.
wnen lour years ago he abused him .
every Jump In the road. "I knnw h. k.
believes because I have been with blm
many times this summer. "
"I still stand for everything I said In
nar article la Watson's raagaalne." he
continued. "Bryan Just simply made a fcoi
or mmseir when he supported Parker.
Democracy then was ln th. hands of Wll
.nwv it. 1a now -controlled by .Bryan.
"Of peurae -Bryaa Is not mini t. inn,
down Roger Sullivan's support H. wants
voun. ana ne is no fool. But h.
let Sullivan have any Important i.lac In
in. national commute."
Caavaaa of Prlaanrv Vat..
The slat, canvassing board will meet to
morrow under th. law to canvaa th re
turns of the primary election. Tonight
five counties were still out but two of
mem promised by telephone to have the
returns in by tomorrow. Should they fall
It is tha duty of th. secretary of state to
send a man to each county and get th. re-
luma. Th expenses of this messenger
under the law, must be paid by the neall
gent county. Th counties y.t out ar.
Uouglaa. Hawea, Hitchcock. Po'k and
Brlefa la Stock Yard Caae.
Both the Burlington and Union Pacific
railroads have filed brlefa In tha raa.
wherefh the stock yards of South Omaha
is trying to secure commission from the
railway commission to increase the switch
Ill charges. The charges heretofore
have been absorbed by the railroads over
which live slock haa been ahlpped. Th
railroads contend the commission haa no
authority to compel them to absorb th
switching charges If they be Increased, and
tne increase therefor will be paid hv th.
ablpper. In Its brief th Burlington says
in stock yards is trying to Increase rates
Decs use it claims Its property is mora vain
able Aow than when the rate first want
into effect If the . land unon which th.
stock yard ar located become In tim.
-w-th SSO.Oi an acre the brief says th
company would expect to make Ita rat.
ln accordant with that valuation. An ie
th. stock yards havs Increased ln. vaiue
th brief saya. ao have the railroada, and
iney are just as much entitled 'to Increase
rate, as Is tb stock yards.
Theolotrleal School for I. !.-!-
Th. German Evangelical Lutheran nni
In aeasion at GlenvlUe, voted to establish
a. German - theological school at Lincoln.
A collection was taken up among those
present and 113 was raised. A oommi.t...
composed of Rev.'s W upper of Hooper.
saicneunann or urand Island and Beiger of
Fontenelle was aeiected to choose nH nu
chas a alt for the new school. The synod
oaa in inina two men who will elv. ima
each as a starter for the school. Dr. L. P
Ludden of Lincoln attended the meeting.
WAVE OF MURDER AND SUICIDE
De Moines Police Hay Hands Pall
Looking; After Co.se of
DES MOINES. I.. Sept lt-Another
wav of murder and suicide has swept
over uei Moines, and all day yesterday
th evidences Of the crisis were being
lounu in tne country surrounding the city
After weeks of ouletneaa In nniio. 1.
cles. Charles Corson killed Alec Yant a
negro, oaturaay night From that time
until la I laat evenly n.w iHN,v.ri..
wer mad. of. murder., .ulclde. and at
tempts at suicide. Mystery surrounds two
of th. cases, those of Grant O. Ollphant
an insurance man, who has bn n,i..;nJ
for neatly three weeks, and Mb Lucy
iiaun-y. n latter cas was thought to
b merely on of suicide, when an
was mad last night to locate th yourg
man meciioned tn a note left by the girt
Then It was learned that ha had disap
peared th day following th girl s disap
pearance. The other casea, tho of E. O. Thomp
son, a will known farmer of New Baylor
and Carl Hansen, ar declared by th
authorities to be plain case of suicide
Lyaeklaa ta Tetai.
BROOKSHIRK TV. ....
N.wton . .k" "V: "-Pave
caied tn ,h. VurdeT 'of f0 n" St m"'.'
home near her. yesterday, was
wnit. man. who was shot and kitS JT!
Jail last night by a xooli blnged
SAT TRAGEDY WAS BEFOEE 3 A. M.
One Aathorlty Instats Rnstla Waa
hot Prior to Thnt Hoar Chief
Donahn Says Troth Mast
The disenv.rv nf th. i, . ..
- - - .' wi.rn pr 11 .
Frederick T. Rustin the nleht r b.m
of his tragio death and tli po.Uve aaaer
Mon by certain authoritlea that "h. was
snot ocrore B o clock In the morning," are
th. latest developments in th mysterious
tragedy that haa baffled th. tviir
county attorney sine Septembcf L
"I am now convinced that Dr. Rus.ln
was shot befor 3 o'clock."
This statement wss mad. tn Th. Vlm. Km
an authority, who declines for the present
to have his name mentioned or give Ma
ground, for the statement
The hat that Dr. Rustin laat
In the hall of the Rustin hnm. Jin b---
nam street or at least It did h.n. tn...
Sunday and Monday. That la th straw
hat turned down In front which Mr. Ab
bie Rice aays waa the hat tha rfnctnr
How the hat cam. tn he fcana-inv in .-
hail or how, when and wh.rn it waa i..
end i. not yet asoertalned. To a member
of The Bee's staff Monday afternoon Mrs.
Rustin, when asked if the hat had fee :Zl
found, said: -
"Yes: it hsngs here In the hall now."
"How long has It been hanging there?
"That I do not know."
'You don't know who out it thara
No. I do not. I do not even kna th.t
this Is the hat my husband last wore."
BhS was told that it hsd been al.J.J! l
be the hat Dr. Rustin had on th laat ni.i.t
of hia life.
"la that so? Well. I didn't ki ti -v,-
aid. "I didn't think of a hat th.t i.h
or early morning. Such a thoueht n.t...
entered my mind.
Thia was the same statement Mra itn.ti.
made on th. witness stand at th. .
inquest. She said her only thought was for
me wen are or her husband.
When waa tha first tim. n .- .1...
... .v ww uiia
hat after your husband waa ahwtr w..
First Saw It liadir. '
I think yeaterdar. Sundan - ...
' Doesn't . anyone, about fli bnuu "".
eomathujg of where th Jat haa be and,,
how It came to be there in th. h.ii arK '
picked It tip and put It there T Isnt there
someone who can tell this?"
"No. I simply saw tha hat h.n. tt.
and that's all I know or can tell about It.
Mrs. Rice at tha cliv tail ...
the doctor had a pliable straw hat turned
down In front on the nleht r h. . ....
She described exactly th. at that hangs
in the halt This hat la Intact and has no
bullet hole in It
Sundsy Detective Malonev w.nt t. ru.i..
aon hospital to look for Dr. Ruatin'a hat
which has been regarded as an important
link In the chain of circumstantial evidence
being gathered by th. nolle, y .k
he went to the Rustin horn, and found th.
hat In the hall. Chief ef n. !.,-.,.. o. 1.
says his department has not learned how,
"r "J w nora in nat was recovered.
' County Attorney - Eneliah -i.
Pollc Donahue both said Monday that they
wanted to know nor about th. move,
ments of this hat which faiw .1
earlier In the Investigation. They bot-i
reaaroeo. 11 ss art important point. Detec
tive Savage said h. would endeavor to get
l" orsirea inrormation this morning.
Thus far no trace nf th.
... - - 'M.lVI Willi
which the death wound waa inrti...
been found, though a moat nrai.t.n -tr .
is being mad. to unearth it or information
a 10 11s aisposiuon.
thief Donahno T. lk
Chief of Police Donah
th city for a cupl of days MoDda't -M-ld:
'"You can say for mi thmt ir i. w-n--
- w a1r a-1jan
now that by th time of th. preliminary
hearing. September 24. w will hav om
mors tangible evidence and will hav.
cleared up this astounding tnv.t.n,
ing it up Is possible. I can promise tb
Popl of Omaha one thing, that la that "
everybody who knows anything .ivu.i ..i
caae 1. going to b mad to tell it I hav
never, in my career, beea mors determined
to get to the bottom of any ... .-
while I recognise and aa doe .vary nil -working
on the cas. that th. Omaha pollca
department was never confront -,... -
mor. difficult t.ak. th. fact that It I. dlffl- "
cult is making ma and all my aasistants
nwrm determined. I now hav vklenc In
mj' possession which, when diaclo-. . .k-
proper time, will satisfy anybody and .very
body that the pollc. department has cov
ered up or slighted nothing. A gTat many
things, you know, cannot be glVun to th
public In such instance as thia"
Chief Donahue and County niamw .
lish ar. working together and th. county 1
attorney rxprosses ths same feeling as th.
chief. And both insist that some person,
know mor. than they hav yet disclosed
and that pressure will be brought to boar
to fore, them to tell everything.
F. J. Stark law shr( Man.
F. J. Stack, of th. undertaking firm of !
Brailey 4c Dorranca. aays he saw a short
thickset man, such as Dr. Lord described,
the, morning of ths Rustin tragedy, com
ing east at about Twenty-eighth and Far
natn street, lit .aid. Ilk. Dr. Lord, that
th. man wa. walklna-. with a r.ti,r.,i
heavy step, apparently throwing himaelf
along. Mr. Stack answered th. ambulance
call from the Rustin home and hid h,i.
was Don Moon.
'I didn't want to set inta thi. ...
said Mr. Stack yesterday, "but the polic
have had my information 111 tlSf W TfM.CklA!-
elon for aevktral way.'
STEWART W1LLN0T TAKE RIDE
Colonel la Arlsoaa Reports for Beaae,
I t seat Bark to
LOS ANGKLLS. Seot. 11 A
from Huachu.a. Aria., aava t'ou.n.i a...
art, who haa been practical !y In exile a
ron ur.ni, will r take the ninety mil.
ride ordered by th. Wmr department He
has been c.-dVred Laik to fTon r.
out taking th. Uii4W Jag roct
Huachuca today. - 1