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VOL. XXXYI1I NO. 354.
OMAHA, TUESDAY MORNING, DECEMBER lo, V.W TWELVE PAGES.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
TRUSTS AND LABOR
Principal Topics of Thiacusiion at
Ciiic Federation JCta.f. T
C2TE L4W rOE ALL PARTIES
ICr. Low Sayi Sone Can Be Denied
Coucendons Qirn Other.
JUT C3J TLADE AGJXEKX5TS
Kitditll Say They Are Logical Out
growth of Wasteful CciEpetiticn.
OTCrmL AID LTKCH EPIAX
Fra-ttral Werlttas-s af rliwM Be
Imn Wa-Btatrt rrlatm
aw trir IT players Are
SUMMARY OF TUE BEE! HARRIMAN SEED SOI ANSWER
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iUWA.NS COME STROM
Twee-ay, Dee-ember IK, 1M.
3 DrCLMBER 1903
United Statei Supreme Court Decide!
Irportat Question.
Etndredi from Several Towni Pour
Into the Cora Palace.
C0KKXE.CE CCIOOSSOS D. ISSUE
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Share Day frith Council E-ufi aad
South Omaha.
LEAP AITS DTTO AT EXTOSTTIOS
Ja-ttr-e Day, la DiewrBtlnCt HelAe
Cwnr.t aetiea af Law Takes
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NEW TORE. Dec. 14 Mre. WT.Ila H.
Tafi. w fe of tiie president-elect of the
United Stetss. p'eeented at the annual
meeting of tbe National Civic federation
todty the report of the committee on wel
fare viirk of pjvprnnx-rt employes, ol
which she la chairman. In bcr report sub- i
ruined today Mrs. Taft suggested plan
nf work lo prevent overlappine ot oubcom- j
mlttees anfl to gtve grrtcr efficiency. EM
proposed also many additional rutra for the
won.ana o'P.rtiwtit jroriainc lor inrpBtl
ittrm of federal flupart merit balidlnca,
iiT rarda and Llic I. at. aa eH aa a ale
and Biunicipai htmpiala and police atatlona.
wtth a Tie-w ta flUower n the nwo is
twra fov wt-Jfara work or tar imprrvemenia.
T.ial the aalarr loua evil be made a eue
tlal rut Jet t of rnquirr ta another recom
tnendat.on mad to? Mra. Taft.
Al u l fx-tk Lw.
Mora tnteroat H rhibltod by thoac
la atianaanoe te that part of the addrena
of Houorable Bfih Low as preaident of tbe
ledeiation which diaouaand tb iucreaatnc
demand tor Important amendmrcte to the
Bliermaa anti-truet law, tbe efforts of the
ttommtttae of the federation to aerure the
paaaa.C'e of amenfimeiita tr oonTesa. and
the conflict of interest e&hiblied in the
anarch for a oonaenaua ai to the amend
ments nefiesnary. JAr. Low devoted tue
lant part of his address to this subject.
-hich. be said, reproaentea the most Im
portant work of tbe foderatton during tbe
last year. After recltma the efforts of
tbe oominrtte appointed tor th purpose
awd hs failure to vbtalo rosulta, Mr. Ixw
declared that the situation demanded not
ao much superficial aroandments as a
chance la the substantive provisions of tbe
Bhermca law.
"Let UP one hnacrlne, howerer," said
Mr. Lew. -"that it is an aasy thine to say
what such eh&nves tb law ought to be.
Tour committee last sprtnir bejran Its work
In tbe ht-r that It would be Blue to submit
a law which would command very iarre
wupBart, not on'y from employera, but
aJmo from uriCuUxia labor. After wrfctos ;
upon th subjwt fur many weeka. the bill
which H. actually presented commanded no
larya measure af support from either. Tbe
mercantile classes favor amendments to
tha law which, instead of forbidding all
restraints ef trade, win forbid only -unreasonable
restraints of trade; and which
win prm-lda amnesty for the past. CI).
On the theoretical rnmnd that what has
been don baa often, bees done without any
realisation that It was contrary to the
law ; and (2) en the practical ground that
to attempt ta rip up what bas already been
done wUl destroy the industry of the
country.
liber MalEBs atosjaewt.
"The representatives of arganlaed labor,
on the ether band, aak to be omitted alto
gether from the provisions of the Sherman
act. It is evident to your committee that
the chaiures desired by the mercantile
classes are going to meet with very serious
objection, unless they are combined with
some positive taglalature which will provide
erne effective method itself in advance
from new combinations in the Industrial
sphere, such as have bees made In the
past, and which originally created the
sentiment which placed tbe Sherman anti
trust law unnn the statute books.
Tbe separate states can regulate the
eorporatl rm that do Intrastate commerce,
because they create them; but the states
annot regnlate the interstate commerce
that is dona, because under the Tnited
States constitution interstate commerce is
under national control. It cannot be too
clearly apprehended tliat the effect of true
situation is, that neither sovereignty
neither the national sovereignty nor tbe
state sovereignty can rcrnlate both the
agent that does Intrastate ccrmmeroe an!
the interstate commerce that is done. Thl
eems to ma personally a sltuafos very
nearly intolerable, when h is recognises
that, at tbe present time, according to the
fceat estimates obtainable, perhaps 90 per
oral of all commerce is interstate com
Bieroe. and only 10 per cent intrastate com-
1b view of this condition Mr. Low said
be looked for a constant strengthening nf
Tbe demand t nr federal Incorporation nf all
larger organisations doing an Interstate
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fid the government precisely like ti at
between It snfl the nat.onal banka.
Lnr staid C ej.lt al KBBllty.
One thing soe without serine" s-ld
Mr Lew. -whatever modification of t.
liw ta vutd to itjy to wmbmBtl'ir of
otpttsU snud i-p!y quaUjr to etimblnitti.ifia
vt uakaor; ana mrunrvtrr nmnmy mm m me
past is rven to capital must be equally
give, te labor. If an the element, con -
aerned wil, approach the question in this
spirit of adjustment, it hi pTosible that
om amendment may be devised which be made upon the assumption that tb
ail: command suffloiept backing to be sue- Jaimneee government mm voluntarily de
resaful. ExoeiK in such a spirit. 1 appre- cicied ujou this course, as a matier if
iend that nothing can be done." ! tact Uie decision w-.s n at hed through u
Taki: up the question w betlier trade i long sent s of negotiations between S-cre-
agreement ere not forbidden by the 1 tary I.i, t and Bun.n Takaiura. the Japa-
Sherman anti-trust law as interpreted by 1 nese ambaaadr to the United States. Trie j LINCOLN. Neb., Iec. 34 Willinm J
U uireme court of the United P-ates in oroer of the Jananeee government wUl pr- j Bn'an, after a few day. rest at Pali-view
tlie hatter's case, Mr. Low, while admit- ( hlblt all emigration, but will, of court. ; wni deliver t rumlwr of addresses in
ting that be wa nut a lawyer, expressed , leave tral free, st that merchur.ta, stu-' Peri sylvar.ta. He will start east Iwpm
Uie opinina tliat the Ut did not forbid a ' dents and tourue.. from Ji pas may visit ber lk. deli'erlng an address at Omaha in
trade aerreement which was not In re- America at will under th p .spurt agree- ; the ar-errjim. On the afternoon of De-
straint of Interstate trade. He added,
kumver: "It is Quits conceivable that a !
trade agreement might concern itself with
the IN of particular materials, and by so
,.1 , ...
doing tt might easily come within the scrpe
of tns Sherman anti-trust law; but if a
trade axiweinent confine Itself to its legiii
mats abject of determining the conditions
of atnpioyment to prevail in a certain trad
er iisndiiriined tinder this ant. The Na-
tional Civic federation believes that tue
trade agreement is tbe best tnrtbod yet
devised, tn this age of anlvereel organiaa-
Uoa. far proniacnir alike industrial neaoa.
Industrial well being and Industrial prog-
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jOMXWTXC. qu"tiona. Jt arose in connection with INe
A decision of the Vnlied Plates supreme "rT of the commission on November iS
court yesterday upheld E. H. HarrtmHa : 1H"6- airecUng an Inquiry into the comb na
in bis refusal to answer questions about t'011 c,f tn" t'nion Jacl"Jc ror.d with suh
the consolidation of the Harriman lines
Far 1
The l.Dtiib thrown in Ctiic.asn. it is xaid
by tbe police, was not intended to wreck
the Coliseum. Fag a
The trial of T. J. Bains befran yesti dsy
at Flushing. N. T. Fags 1
President Roosevelt yesterday sent a
message to the senate in relation to the
Brownsville incident. Fags a
Seth Low yesterday spoke at the Na-
tional Civic Federation meeting on trade
agreements. Fags 1
The yellow peril Is no longer a danrer
to America under an agreement between
America and Juperri. Fags
The Mlasouri rate case was taken up
yesterday again by Judge McPberaon.
Fags 1
Judge Taft was busily engaged jester
dsy preparing speeches be wlil deliver
Boon. wars X
FOKXiaV.
The action of the Iutch warnhlp in
eelrtng a Venezuelan coast guard vessel
has resulted in the South American re
public placing itself in a state of defense.
There is a strong feeling agaiaBt Cvtre
in tbe country. Fare 1
Tbe entertainment of the American
sailors in Ceylon began yesterday.
Faro 1
"VT. 3. Bryan in a statement issued yes
terday denied that be would attempt to
direct the legislature of Nebraska.
Fare a
Utc stock markets.
Grata markets.
Stucks and bonds.
Fare
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Faro
MOTKXZ3rTS OF OCZAJ arriULXSsrjFS.
ftrt. arrive.
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WTISSOURI RATE CASE UP AGAIN
Jwdsr MrFkersM Xaw R4r ta Fwssi
tbe Hesurtas: ta Its Cwa
clBsle. KANSAS CTTT, Mo., tec. 14 The Mis
souri rate case hearing, involving the two
cent passenger rate and the maximum
freiglrt rate, was resumed before Judge
Smith McPherson In the Vnlied States
district court here todsy, after a recess of
four weeks during which ilme Judge
Mcpherson bas been disposing of a docket
in his Iowa district
The court has announced its intention tc
have the taking of testimony and the argu
ments finished before the first of the year,
though it may I necessary to hold tilgbt
sessions to do so.
Of the eighteen railroads involved only
the testimony of. the Bf Louis at San Fran
cisco railroad has been heard, but most of
this testimony was of an expert nature .
and will apply to U the roads, leaving
only a few Individual charcus-lstics of I
each road yet to be presented te the i
court. Most of tbe testimony so far has j
tended 10 show the alleged increased cost
of doing state business over interstate and j
i trans-state business, and has been pre
I senied with a view to upholding the rlalm
of the railroads that they are unable to !
do buBlness with profit under the laws in
question.
YELLOW PERIL IS NO MORE
All JapaBree Eastern tia ta raited
Stale W1U Be ttsrsei Vy
Heat GsTersaesl.
CHICAGO. Dec 14 A special to the
' trrt-eri.i1i from Wutilntnn un
1 all Jajnese cmlpratlon to the United
! ta tes Is to I noiped by tbe Jspanese
' government When the Japanese Diet m eta
' a few weeks hence Baron diomura, minis -
ter of foreign affa-rs wUl make off-cial
-OinounoMiieiit that ttif ravernmeiil
Otitori lo prohibit U emit r-i lion tt t
: l miw. i.a.t a ii fivr uio
, Thus will dipjar tl last remaining
, difference or p Kibie cause of troub.e be-
tween the
ThougL the announcement in TosUo may
1 ment with the Lnited Slates government.
I TIY PRIrkCt CHUK STATUS
!
Assssl fcalarr ef llsiies aad fmm
Clrra Srt ett 'kissae
L. am alee.
PEKING. Dec. 1. tatulea f xmg the of
ficial status of Prince Chun ti regent.
, were publtstted today. Tha prlvoe is given
an annual salary of lsil.uM) taels (about
! fiot.tt') and is made oomtiiAnder-bxhlef
i of both the land and sea f orres of th
J empire. The edict provites aies that a
I palace be built for him near the sits of
1
tbs lata dowager s wirier reaidenoa.
! WASHINGTON. tec. 14. In an opinion
I by Just.ce HolmM, the supreme court of
lihe UMt"d Pint t'icay hell thnt E. H.
Harriman end Otto Kahn, tne latter a New
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rwer tbe Interstate (.ommefe commlMinTi'i
nue-t.rm. conceTtine (letilings In stocks be-
twen the Ur.i n Pacific tmfl otb r md. to
Bhl-h they re'used to mikt response w hen
tiie suhjett was under lrvesttgation !n New
York.
Construing the decision o? the court m
a dlafenrlng opinion Jus ire Xny rxpresned
the opinion that the ronirt-U' tion given the
Interstate commerce lew takes from it all
power of invert, gat. on.
The case came to the sup-erne court of
t!e fnit' d Btate on cross eppeais by Har-
r man and tne gcvernment from the de
(lsion of tbe circuit court of the VnUed
Ftates for the southern district of New
Turk, holding that Mr. llarriman should be
( om)K.lied to make response to most of the
other lines as the Southern Pacific, the
Santa Fe, the Northern Pacific, the Great
Northern, the IHlno.s Central, the Chicago
A: Alton and the New Tork Ceoiral.
Main Points la Caae.
Tills order was very sweeping n character
and intended to develop the facts regarding
the community of interest between the
t'nion Pac.lTic and other roada, the prac
tices and methods of the roads, the rales
i received, etc. It was alsa bojeS that It
! would bring out the facts regarding the
trunsfer of other stocks In the Union Pa
cific. When Mr. Harriman was put on the
stand he declined In response to a question
to say whether he had owned any of the
Chicago a: Alton stock, which was pur
chased by the t'nirm Pacrfic and the prices
of which had been fixed by himself;
whether a portion of the stock of the Illi
nois Central had been acquired by a pool,
of which be was a member with the view
of selling it to tbe Vnion Pacific; and
whether the Union Pacific directors were
interested in the New Tork Central stock
which was acquired by the Union Pacific.
Be also Aecllned to say bow much of the
stock of the Atchison, Tnpeka A- Santa Fe
was owned by the directors of tbe Union
Pacific
The circuit court directea Mr. Harriman
to reply to these questions and he responded
by appealing to the supreme court.
The apical of the government from the
decision of the court was based upon the
refusal of the lower court to compel Mr.
Harrlmaa to answer a question as to
whether he had t purcbeseS -stock in the
T'nion Pacific in the Intention of an an
nounced dividend. There was also a pro
ceeding against Otto H. Kahn. a. member
of the New Tork banking firm of Kuhn.
Loeb Co., who were the financial ngents
of the Union Pacific, similar to that against
Harriman. Mr. Kahn refused to answer
questions covering the polms upon which
Mr. Harriman declined to enter.
Ciavaa Fran trkarares Valla.
The supreme court of the United States
today in the main, reversed the verdict of
the United States district court for the
district of Colorado, discharged from
custody, a number of persons who were
arrested on tbe charge of consplrlnng to
defraud tbe government by entering timber
and coal lands in Colorado contrary 10
law.
NEW TORK. Iec 4 Mr. Harriman said
in reference to the decision of the supreme
court at 'Washington today that he had
always been confident of such an outcome.
Personally, be said, he bad never had any
objection to answering the questions asked
and would have been rather glad to have
done so If 11 had been proper; but his rela-
tn nornnriltif,. forlan, ai.f.iir.a
their confidence., except In a lawful way.
SAILORS NOW SEEING CEYLON
Official Calls Paid Entertains
f Oflle-vs aad Mea la
Bea-aa.
COLOMBO. Ceylon. Dec. 14 Rear Ad
miral Bperry landed from the battleship
Connecticut this morning to pay his official j
visit ts Sir Henry Edward McCallum, the
governor of Ceylon. A guard of honor had
been assembled, and there was a big crowd
on the water front composed of natives
and Europeans. Tbe admiral was c heered
as lie stepped ashore. He at once
inspected tha guard of honor drawn
up on the pier. The guard was from the
Ntnety-nlnt 11 Infantry regiment. After this
ry the sdmtral. with the members
ceremony
of his staff, drove to ths governor's rest-
i denee. Later in the day tlie governor
i returned the call and was reee'vefl on board
the Connecticut with tbe usual salutes.
! During the stay of ths s:xteen battleships
at Colombo they arrived yesterday from
Manila Admiral pperry w.u oe tne guest
the governor, while Rear Admiral Seaton
' Pchroeder wUl be entertained by General
Lawrence.
! Tt bfLtc-h pf llor cons.stmg of
! twenty-eight blue Jacket, and two officer,
-cr-,i."'Z
lng and took a train for Eandy. the capi-
, t c?yiotli Whm th-y
mi spend the
Amv mm nFltcaslTsl tf t hd Tf'Hrr. TTlvrT Thcr'M
' - excursion, each day dunne
j tfa of unU1 lu. mn
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BRYAN IS AGAIN IN
Drum
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rkruk Deaarnl Will
Batardar a tsrskltf
Bavrk far 4 nrlatasi
cemlr n be will speak at Peryopolis, Pa,,
and w'.ll deliver an address at Uniontown
i "-tng aner wnicn ne mu anena
1 a banauet given ny ine .emocraxic club
On Uie evening of Iaremher 12 be w ill
ejxak at Altuoua and Deoember 3 he win
deliver an address at Philadelphia. He
will return to Fairv lew fur Christmas.
Isrkttt Juy Alaua k
WATNESBT7RG, Ps Dee. 1A After
forty-mrae hours' deUeerauoa the Jury in
tne caae of J. B. F. Kmeriart. cashier and
vice president of the defunct Farmers and
I overs Nauanal bank, couid n agree nc
a verdict and was discharged tuoay. The
bank tailed twe years -S" for (i..sMti.
. ineiiart was tried 011 at ut seventeen in
dictments c fcTetuig lursers' s4u4 1m isn pi
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"THE SHOPPERS ARE COMING. HURRAH,
From the ClevrlanA Flam Iealer.
MORE MOSEY OR EDI ASS
Appropriation for Irrigation Project!
on Heterrationi Insiimcient.
KEE2ASKA ALSO A PLEA
4ernaae af Heii aali.a Desire ta nave
a. Gerau C'waeBl Ijevmtva at
Oaisaa Magsaa. Ret ana
ta Havana.
(From a Staff Correspondent.) I
WASHINGTON, rec 14. (Special Tele- i
gram. Sect etaxy Cortelyou today trans- :
mitted to oongress a communication from
the commissioner of Indian affairs recom
mending an increase -torn tit. to
SSOO.nno in the estimate for irrigation on
Indian reservations, submitted tn esti
mates for the Indian service for the fiscal
year 1910. Commissioner larupp recom
mends that tbe appropriation for irrigation
purposes be made permanent and for the
following reasons:
'At tha beginning f each fiscal year
the Indian service has experienced con
siderable oMQcnlty m filatmlnr for the
construction of system f Irrigation, which
require several years to complete and at
tbe same time reserve sufficient funds for
emergencies which may arise at the end
of each year. It has therefore happened
sometimes that a considerable bailance
was unexpended In one yeas, while In the
succeeding year work had la je suspended
for want of sufficient -tunas, because it
was tanjiosslblBts In rV,-pditba wfaicb.
arose.
"It will be greatly o tlo nonvenience
and I believe wmild also be m ths interest
of economy," Mr. Lnupp writes, "lo make
the apjopriaUe for irrigation a nontinu- 1
lng one.M '
Xrhrsaka Ala Waste m "Lift. j
Senator Brown todsy filed a !opy of the 1
resolutions of last republican state con- !
vention in Nebraska, dealing with the lr- '
rigatlon problems of western Nebraska. '
urging a further bicre&ne in. tlie fund of i
the reclamation service. I
In the resolutions endorsed by that i
convention an Ingenious proposition w as !
advanced that the cost of the Path- 1
finder, dam, now charged against the
irrigation works, be transferred to the
river improvements fund, thus putting to
the credit of the reclamation service
l.&OV.OuO to be used for tills great dam.
It is urged in behalf of this scheme that
the construction of the Pathfinder dm,
conserving and checking the flood waters
of tributaries to the Missouri river, v-ill
greatly lessen tbe amount of money
necessary along tbe lower Mississippi to
I P" the stales from fiooda.
-"r voorouguiy n :iv.r
I of this change being made in the aj-
lirbrouglTabou"41 wm ui'VOT to hkV
"We siend millions of dollars each year
in protecting tbe banks of the Mississippi
from floods," said he today. "The gov
ernment bas an undoubted right to do
this.. My theory is that it will have just
as much power to take care of this w uter
at its source, thus preventing floods at
the mouth and preserving the water fur
I irrigation purposes."
I eraii t aasBl for Chstks.
I Senator Brown also presented the claims
of the German people of Omuha and Ne-
braska for a German cunsul to be located ! the special master, was overruled by
at Omaha. A tthe present time the people the court and then ordered to make the
of Nebraska having business with a GtT- j payments immediately. The court aisj or
man consul are ixiropeUed to call un a i dered that hereafter the thirty days' time
f"nul located at Chicago, who lias Juris-
uicuuu over jeuraaaa. oeuaior or own 100s
j the matter up w nth the State dejiartment
Irsonal!y.
I ew Itess far Ceases.
! Senator Burkett varied the proceedings
of the senate committee on census today,
wnicu nas unoer consideration a Dili 10
; tax a oeoenuial ot.nsus. by urg.ng his
; amendment introduced at the last session
j of oongres providing for a census of rup-
j tured. criied and deformed children. In
hu Element Senator Burkett made -par-
"
tne Orthopoedlc husplial in Lincoln and
, u,e work w hich ha. been accomplished by
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; "l" " j,inia
j 'l""u" . '"T .
I aemonratel ExUlenT
us was clearly
there leads to
Ith dict'vt!I"' ot niai.y more case, of un-
I f urtuuaie. childien Uian anyone bad sup-
jp 'sed txiated within tbe borders of Uie
fcKinat.L- MoCumber wa frank in express-
11 l.is tupion that such a census ought to
1 t T 1 l 1 1 fit.nb ,.liM.rli,tiH W 1. . tli.ll. '
the ground tliat sensitlvb parents wouid
hesiiaie abost telling to the census
enumerators tacts concerning Uielr cnppied
cioldren. Tt i. was met by the statement
" " ,,u'"
Miae 01 uiaiiis lur tvuvui was wuu.i v
beneficiary tnat Uie parents would be less
aenaiuvs in the matiec.
LCM salary sarvey asapieea.
The survey iif the Lngan valley lias Just
bee n cum pie ted. according to advices re
ceived from the Iiepartnieut of Agricul
ture by Congressman Boyd, who has been
extre melv ai'tivt in sriixiu the aurver
about. Reports and plans and sped-
ftcauona of U work to be done have
heea sent te tlie county commissioners pf
Dodge. Thurstisi. Cumuig ad D:xon
counties to decide whether tbe work of
drainage be underta en.
Mrs. Bod. wife of tbe re preaenuvuvs
(Com anted on Third Fags-J
PEOGBftY
Grain Dealers' Day.
IN CONCERT HALL.
10 a. m-Concert by George Green
and hie hand.
IN WOV1.NO PJCTTRE THEATER
10 a. m. Illustrated lecture by Mr.
T. R. Gartnn of Warrington, England;
subject. "Oat Breeding "
Illustrated address by Dr. Ssvyer,
repBjtment of Agrtculi ure. Washing
ton; subject. "M an irf acture cri Iena
turea Alcohol" (StereopliennV
Illustrated lecture by prof. W. H.
Olin of Colorado; subject. "Agriculture
Under Irrigation" isiereopticon).
AftevaaMsa.
IN CONVERT HALL.
At 2 o'clock the Grain lea)ers will
open a program in Concert halL
Music by 4.eorge Green and his hand.
Mr. J. A. Tletieman of Sioux City,
president of tlie Western Grain 1 wat
ers association, will preside.
Address Gordon W Wattles, presi
dent of the Omaha Grain exchange.
Music (marchi The Invincible Eagle.
Sousa.
Illustrated Lecture Prof. M L. Bow
man, farm crops department. Iowa
State College of Agriculture; subject,
"Improvement of the Oat Crop."
Music (medley selection) Popular
Melodies. M.lls.
Address J. C. Murray, manager grain
department. Quaker Oats company.
Chicago; subject. "The Relative Value
of Good and Poor Oats to the Cereal
MIllw "
Music flnlei mruul Cavalleria Rusti
cs na. Maacagnl.
Music (dance) A Rural Festival.
Loeey.
The culture of oats will be the chief
topic of discussion at this session, snd
will be participated in by expert grain
men throughout the west.
Tbe Omens Grain exchange and the
Commercial club will keep open bouse
for grain men.
1 to 50 p. nv Hourly m twins- picture
how. Farm Scenes, H. C Gllssman'o
sBrm.-Wet Omaha?: Urn reswear, B. F.
Warnle's Farm. RestrW. N-b.: Scenes
tn London Ghette: A Trip Through tbe
r.mradlne. Swttserlanfl ; A Visit to Blrd
liina: Rural Scenes in Natal. Africa.
There w!1 b appropriate music
throughout the dsv
Errslsg.
IN CONCERT HALL,
S p. m. Corn Btiow Mermaids will sp
pear in costume .rterued after the
oificial deeure of the Corn Enow mer
maid, performing evolutions.
p. m. Solo by little Miss Constance
Devlin, who possesses a remarkable
voice.
Music by George Green and his band.
Tama. Tama Man (from the "Three
Twins-'! .u. Hoschna
Walt The Merry Widow Lehar
Thesis Dense (chararterisilquel.Losey
Selection 45 Minutes from Broad
way Cohan
American Dance Bendix
Convention of Implement Dealers.
Corn sucion every dsr at 4 p. m.,
December IE to IB. inclusive.
1
SHU BERTS TO PAY WOODWARD
Cart rum Anatner Featarv af
tbe l.ltLrattaa Between Taeat-
pteej fCeplc-
KANSAS' CTTT. Kd, Dec. 14 (Special
Telegram. )-Another phase in the imbroglio
between the Woodward at Burgess Amuse- . WW amount 01 is reiunuing oonos. is
ment eomnanr against Lee and J. J. Shu- , t0 tke l ot other bono
bert came up before Judge J. C. Pul.ock
in Kansas City. Kan today, when Judge
William Thomson asked fur an order that
the Sliuberts be compelled to pay O. D.
Woodward's claims for fl.181 as payments
made by him in running tbe Bhubert thea
ter, and which have already been allowed
by Siecial Master E. P. Gates.
J. M. (Ruaenberger, attorney for the Suu
berta, who filed exceptions to the rep.irt
j which has heretofore been allowed for the
""e v,-
I tbe special maBier should be cut djwn to
sen n days.
The appeal in tbe case before the federal
court of ai'peals m St. Louis was argued
last Monday, but as yet no declaim na.
tiecn handed down.
BOMB NOT FOR COLISEUM
rnlcasre Pallr Deride Exstleeiew Waa
Beaalt af Gradate at Bssl
aeea stl si.
CHICAGO. Dec 14 That no one was
i i"" " I"Mi"n.ro 1"Tt
room ill Uie uoliseum. in wuicn ine rirsi
-or era Democratic ball will be beld tonight,
1 T ks asserted by the police today, following
a thorough examination. They also aa-
J eerted that evidence discovered today in-
I dicates tuat ths explosion wa. ntrt directed
I"'
against the Coliseum nor the ball, which
reformers have attacked verbally for years,
. tut eaing, Prancis McHugh. a Junk dea er,
who has a contract fir the decorations
which are discarded tfter each ball. He
f'irmerly occupied a roiim adjoinbtig the
storeroom and expressed the opinion thet
the bomb was directed at him by business
! rlvaU. as r two fires which in former
times were startea In lus place.
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TRIAL OF T. J. HA1NS BEGINS
Brsiker af Xtrtrrtf af
W. U. AaaU
Cfca-ee- w rltk Betas; A
te ( rtaxe.
FLUSHING. I- 1- Dec 14--The trial of
Thornton enatino cm a u loot ana sea-
farer, ri arced wltb being an acreasury
ts ths murder if William E Annis, aa
editor, who was shot and killed at the
Bayside Tacht club last summer by Cap
tain Peter C Hams. jr. began this after
noon beiors JusUoo Cmim lu tlx suprenai
HURRAH!"
FAT JOBS FOR DEMOCRATS
Physical Valuation of Sailroadi
Expected to Provide Them,
EXPECTED TO LAST TWO TEALS
Caplee af Kaaaaa Bank Dewaait Csar
eaty Bill Received a-t LlBeala
few Beset) af Deasveratle
tesrtalBtBrs.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Dec 14. (fjclaL-The phys-
1 ical valuation of public utilities, prombed
In the democratic platform, is causing a
lot of talk among the democrats elected to I
the legislature. Some of these democrat
lure going to try to o-e to It that some
mighty good Jobs come out of this legisla
tion. For Instance.. In the matier of making
an apprrmrlBtlrm f"r the physical valuation
of the railroads a prominent member of tbe
1'rlnlature desires a commission appointed
to do tbe work, devoting the next two years
to the Job and reporting probably to the
pert legislature.
This mac's idea is that the commission
should visit tlie various towns of tbe state.
Inspect the property of railroads in these
towns, then place a value upon all bridges
and an the roadbed, grading and every
thing. He wouia give this commission au
thority to hold meetings whenever and
wherever It pleased.
This man recognised tlie work wou'd take
time and w ould cost the state considerable
1-
That pledge cf tlie democrats meant that
all water w ould be squeesed out of all 4ub
Uc service corporations in the state and
that hereafter rates would be made solely
I on the physical valuation. Considering the
I help the corporations gave the democrats
in tbe last election somebody will be dis
appointed, either tlie people or the cor
porations, because tt corporations are op-
1 posed ts the physical valuation.
' In the last legislation Cone of Saunders
county tried to get a bill through to pro
vide for the physical valuation of rail
roads and failed. His friends are ila'mtng
this has caused seme of the corporations
to fight iilm for chief clerk.
Beyaet af State A aSKor.
The biennial report of Plate Auditor
Searle. now being printed, will show that
from December 80, 1SK6, to December 30,
1ft. there were registered in the auditor's
office, bonds of all kinds amounting to
CXIl.tMl.6u. Of this amount S7T..wtKl was is
sued by counties, Sft.miO by precincts. SM86.Siifi
W c"" n villages and 41.K1.1N6.66 by
! chool districts. While Ahls large amount
I represents an indebtedness agatnsl the
1 municipalities and school districts, it does
nl necessarily follow that it has all been
contracted within the time state, as a
wnK n u"ve nialurt-0 "-h0 nsiv
"OI l,,ua ron ' 'cnooi aistncts 01
many of Uie western and northern counties
of the state many issues of bonds have
been registered in order to provide school
buildings in districts where non have ever
before been erected.
BsilAlsg a.a.4 Lee a kesert.
In th hlennlum report of tlie Stale Bank
iiig board, regarding building and loan aa
bociat.ons. Secretary Ruyce says:
1 am pleased tn slate suice the last an
nual repuri. ne tall ure of ahsocia Horn lias
occurred in tins siale. Wtien Uie recent
financial cunvuisiun is taken into consiuer
auoii, it uorLalnly speaae wvll for Uie
associations of Nebraska to be able to
mLke the above uiaiement. However,
there has been no gi-eat decline Mf real
esiaie vulues as a consegueuce of the panic.
So fitr as tlie security -of trie associations
is concerned there lias been do real im
pairment ot value Nevertheless, a finan
cial shock as severe as we have passed
through must of necessiiy affect any kind
of financial institutions, so tliat it is grati
fying, indeed, lo te able to make the
a bote ikUmietiL The real tesl of the
management of a building and ioan asso
ciajiin tome during a eri'.id ol faiuiig
prices and declining real estate values,
and these conditions have noi beld in this
state.
i.l.e I have none but the kindest words
for tne promoters and organisers of build
ing and loan associations where there is
sufficient field for tr.elr suixh-hsTu! opera
tion, 1 regret 10 ssy tin t occasionally this
d paruneiit ts comjielied to cliarter insti
tutions located In iiia.ee. thet sound judg
ment indicates either a field already oc
cupied or a field without promise of sur
oesa The law leaves no diacreilonarv
..,. m-it-r. rlil rietifinTTien In sucli nhbl-
ters. so ths Uie s.em si hool of exiwrienoe
I nut he left to demonstrate the enff of
the proiNisition. Not many such Instances
, T ,,. i.,,. n,e ri 1
i LJkee .trkrsnU Law.
I Thomas L. Hispen. late csnidlflate for
' presidi nt tm the Independence league ticket,
going to aik the legislbture of Msssuchu-
setts to enact one of Nebraska's laws. Mr.
: Hisgcn 1 as written Secretary of State
! Junkin for a cojy of the law enacted last
rimer which prohibits the Belting of any
' commodity at a different price in one place
than in another, freight rates lielng con-
; -a- r Hisgn .d t.e oe,ird to
jvt tbs bill before the Massachusetts
leieiture. which meets January 1.
BaBt-ate t a art srnlss.
Tlie supreme court will meet tomorn w,
session. The court will consider cases n. w
before it and will probably bund down
decialons tbe last of Uie week. It Will
endeavor to clean tip the cases now pend
ing before Uie January silting.
Kaaa Beak asrsslr Bill.
Copies of a bill which will be introduced
but ns arguments will me made at tl.ii
(Cunutiued ea Third FageJ
T. B. Garton, Lr,f;liEh Seed Expert,
Here Tnesday. -
TOTED rOEJJGKXLS AS CEAT02.S
II a. Klkata Kssasaai
4 1 saaa Esasilrei, B-ad Hbbu Lie
L.nls Oaaarav af MeaAew
Hake Adaressea.
ATTxarnajrcx.
First day la.BOO
Sactmd day ...11.B3T
Tnir day lojllt
Fonrtb day f.TM
Fifth day (snuulay) 4.407
Znclnasa Crso BdmlrirtirmrTf school okO
dren. It was not only South Omaha and Coun
cil Bluffs day at the National Corn expo
sition, but early Monday it was apparent
that tbe day would be "AU Iowa day."
Sioux Otyana. representatives of Des
Momea, Ames. Storm Lake, Boone. Mar
shalllown, Burlington. Corning, Red Oak.
Shenandoah, Logan, Onawa and Cherokee
were admitted te the gates and called at
tbe throne of King CHirn before naon.
Then tbe big crowd cams on too "Mont
gomery county special," which arrived at
11:111 a. m., according to schedule.
This was the must notable delegation that
visited tbe Com show Monday in point of
numbers. At 1 o'clock the exposition
management received the 1 allowing tale
gram: Arrive at 11: with 250. J. H. Petty."
Mr. Potty of Elliott, la., baa b-en one
of the most enthusiastic boosters for the
National Corn exposition and lis location
in Omaha one of those who bas made It
possible. He brought more than 2sU from
Montgomery county and tbey marched at
once to Uie gales and proceeded ta pay
homte to tbe king and gueen.
tseetf asA Dsaa at Iksw.
Siudents from ths Nebraska Deaf and
Dumb institute visited tbe Cora snow
early. Silently tbey made their remarks
about tbe exhibits and examined tbe dis
plays carefully. Tbey were especially in
terested in the Tork county exhibits, and
Miss Cora Conway, Jlis teacher in district
No. t of Tork ooumy, who won so many
premiums, received many oumpUmenta.
When the meeting tn concert hall was
called ts order for tbe foreign representa
tives to speak ths bail was cxoB'dad, tiauuga
Lhc Uuur was early, mA there wa ware
than ordinary enUmsiaatn when ttaa band .
pia ed German and Mexican national a4ra.
This was one of Uie soiabie suunes of
tbe National Corn exposition. Nikola,
Imperial German special aoiiimianioner for
agriculture to ths Unitad States, was un
the stage. When be Ilnlsbed liis address
the band played a German patriotic aor and
the audience arose and cheered.
Tbe Mexican delegation, when Introduced
by Frof. J. Wilkes Jones, who , presided,
received hearty applause, and when Benor '
Luis Gorozpe concluded his addrsaa, a
national air of Mexico by the band brought
the audience again to its feet amid a soetie
of enthusiasm, as tbe Mexican bad de
livered a notable address and bis praise
of the Mexican and tbe American president
arouse the patriotism of his audience.
Sister cataee aa Beats.
South Omaha and Council Bluffs School
children were among tha visitors ts tha
exposition and tbey kept up ths usual
childish noloe which is needed by every
great exposition as badly as a neglected
garden needs boss.
T. R. Garton. tbe English representative,
was delayed enroute by the Illness of bis
wife and did not speak at the morning
meeting. Mr. Garton wUl arrive Tuesday
and will address an audlenoo later in the
week on the subject of "Oat Breeding,"
on which subject be Is a world authority.
1 )irta( produced the hulleee oat.
Senor Domingues postponed his address
on account of the delay in arrival of the
trophy cup. but he did say a few words.
Mexico was represented at greater lergth
by Senor Lie Luis Gorospe, whoso abls
paper on the agrica';tvirl situation tn bis
country was list to with the most at
tentive interest.
Tlie Honorable Ntkila Kaumanns Aevoted
himself to tbe U'l-ted States rather than
tbe German rjrfc. Wfclch country he bas
the honor to represent here aa a special
attache.
Fa-aslac tbe Baaia W JUL
Mr. Kaumanns, said:
The entire life of domestic economy hi
the United States ts besad npon agricul
ture, and will, no doubt, remain agrarian
for some time to come. Gentlemen, tlie
strength of your country lies la the fact
thai Uie moot noble of all vocations the
tilling of the soil lornis tbs fundamental
element of Uie population.
I shall at present not dwell npon the
Immense values of your meat products or
of your cotton, but 1 will rather divert
your attention to that product, upon wnich.
tie the present occasion, the Interest of
thousands of visitors is centered. Wher
ever we turn, we see corn and nothing but
com. but st the same time cur eve is
highly pleased with the magnificent group-tn-s
and representations, all consisting of
corn.
But let us at once proceed ts the main
subject matter. Let u. see what com
realty signifies tn its relstionship te agri
culture and the industries A simple
reference to the large jiacklng houses
should suffice to Indicate the powerful in
fluence of corn culture on tlie meat ln-dimtT-y.
and no one, I think, will assert
tliat the extensive free grafting lands alone
would have teen able to supply the mar
kets, which rraoua'iir have lieen extended
over the ew'.r world. Today eornted
hfilmsis are far superior to western cat
tle In this connection, permit me ts stats
ttiut persiniailv 1 no tior consider etccluslvs
corn feedirr favorable to the production
of a desirnlile quality of meat and tliat
there should be praioed an extensive ana
raUotial feeding of mixed food.
1 earns Mr skew a Orat-.
Hon. Lie Luis Gorocpe, one of tlie b-ad-lng
agriculturists of Mexico, told the morn
ing audience which gathi red In Concert
ball st tbe National Corn exposition. abut
the past, preterit and future of agriculture
In Mexico, predicting that wuhln a gener
ation tbe rtpublie would be an important
factor tn the agricultural world, furnishing
rut only an ahuudan. tor the 1Sj.'m
iiit.h..anta. but a surplus to feed the hun
gry millions ol earth.
In telling of b'w the Mexkan people
have lieen enabled to bring agricultural
ronditi'Ois to the:r preeent stage of prog
ress, the brl'.liaul young Mcxuiaa planter
paid a l.lfch tribute lo General Ulan, preaU
dent uf Uie republic
"Tou all know lurm Msrua) ks n.

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