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ESTABLISHED JUNE JO , 1871. OMAHA , TUESDAY MORNING , OCTOHER 10 , 1897 TWELVE PAGES. SINGLE COPY" JFIVE CENTS. AWAITING A VERDICT Pate of Adolph Lnctgctt Now Rests in Jury's ' Hands. TWELVE RETIRE TO CONSIDER EVIDENCE At Midnight No Word Had Oorno from Thsir tccret Chamber. ATTORNEYS FOR EACH SIDE CONFIDENT Luotgcrt Makes a Great Iffjrl to Put on a Bold Front , SMOKES VERY BLACK CIGARS IN JAIL Information , from ( In * .Inrj lloiini TliU M < ItiK IiiillratfH ( lint tli.Ui'Miill Will lie a UlNiiKrcvnicnt. , i CHICAGO , Oct. 18. The fate of Adolph L Luetgort , accused of murdering his wife and dissolving her body In a vat iilled with caustic potash , is now In the ha.Ja : of the Jury. Judge Tuthlll tlnlsheil his cn.irm1 to the juiy at 1 15 p. m. and live minutes later the Jury filed out and was locked in tdn jury room. Supper was H nt iti to 'hem a stunt time later and after it had b en dispose 1 of , they set eirueslly to wotk on the c\I- dcnre Judge Tuthlll took up .iiuiteis ncai the criminal court building in ordoto be wl'hln rasv call If a verdlrt should be rcadiel during the night At midnight not n word at any sort had ( omc from the juiy room and the chauies of an .ill night ' . .lit for tha veidlct seemed excellent Ilumois of ten to two for com Id Ion and later of ten to IVVD for acquittal floited around , but there was no authority for either story. The at torney : : on both sides were confident at mid night of a verdict favorable to their side , while the opinion of the public was tuiulug toward a disagreement. LOOKS LIKE DISAGREEMENT. At 1 30 Information direct from the Jury room was to the ceffct that a disagreement had taken placu , both sides being obstinate and the chances for an agreement before morn'ng ' being ver ) slight 'Ihe majorlt ) of the jury is w itli the state and desirous of conviction Just how the jury stands could not bo leat tied but It Is now generally thought that the final outcome will bo a dis- ogi cement A telephone message ha been received fiom Judge Tuthlll saying that , verdict erne no verdict , he would not come to the crim inal court building tonight. There lt > no chance of a verdict being announced before Tuesday morning at 0 30 o'clock. GREAT CRUSH IN COURT. The ninth week of the famous trial opened this morning with the greit- cst ciush ) ct Been tit the cilmlnal court building. It was known that today wculd be the closing day ot the great trial and that State's Attorney Deneen would make a s.ieech. Thousands of persons formed In line before the criminal court building as early at 7 o'clock In the morni'ig. To add to the ciush ot the crowd , eight other couits In the building evened their terms this morn- ins ? and the October gland jury began Its session Jnnrs called to serve upon the pra d anil petit juries and hundieds of witnesses in cases In the dlffoienl courts crowded the cor- ildors and the court bailiffs had much trouble In keeping the throng in order. It was a wild mob and theie were numerous unplcasuit collisions between thu bailiffs and the turbu lent people. Luetgert came Into court smiling and ap- parcntl ) In a pleasant fiamo of mind. He shook hands witli a number of his ti lends and took hl. ucciiHtomed scat Slate's Attorney Dpnecn promptly began his closing aigumcnt. Ho opened with a defense of HOVO id of the leading witnesses for the prosecution. "After.four or five days of oratory on the part of Judge Vincent and Attorney I'halen what have wo to answer ? " asked States At- toincy Deneen in quirk , emphatic 8tIc. NOTHING HUT RIDICULE. "Simply ridicule. I shall not waste time answering the assertions of orators who as- eall the reputation of men of teaming whc are rccognl/cd authorities upon the subjects upon which they were ca'led to testify. 1'iof. George W. Dorsey , i Harvard professor whc has charge of a depirtment of the Field Columbian museum Is refeired to contemptu ously as a bird stuffer. And that Is all the ) eav In icnlv to the evidence of one of the most expert osteologinln In the country. Prof. Halle ) , a graduate of Cambridge and a man of brilliant attainments. Is dubbed a mechanic ; Mrs. Christine Fold , who told how Luetgeit had bouovved money from her , and who Identified the rings , Is designated as the woman with the alabastci nock , 1'rof. Howse 1 snccrliigly referred to as a Janitor. "This Is the mode of argument adopted by the defense Rldlculo ! usuall ) the weapon of those who have not fact to support their contention. Prof. Dorse ) did not eomo Into this case voluntarily He was summoned by the people ot the Btato of Illinois. And ho WUH one of the best witnesses among thn experts. Prof. Del a Fontaine Is called an owl by the defenses Thl mode of attack upon the witnesses for the prosecution par took of billingsgate In which I shall not In dulge. " The state's attorney then proceeded with his argument promising that It would bo brief. THRKE IMPORTANT .MATTERS. "There aie three matters of vital Impor tance which are deserving of discussion In this great trial. First , the theory of s'ap Second , the evidence of the Schlmpke sisters Third , the mjsterlous woman at Kenosha. I will take these points as my text nnd ma ) also discuss some collateral matters The theory that Luetgert desired to scrub his factory In order .o sell It to a syndicate has betn exploded If It were true , vvh ) should ho desire to make eoap at nlghf It has been shown that the sausage factor ) had not been In operation for eeveral months Luutgert was not busy during the day time Why sbculd ho m Ke soap at night ? It wan shown that the middle vat In the basemen wan scrubbed the day before " "Hold on , Mr. Dcucen , that statement la Incorrect , " Interrupted ex-Judge Vincent "The scrubbing did not occur thu day before Mru , Luetgert disappeared , but sevuial da > b before , " "Well , we will not discuss that point fur ther there are other things to consider ol more Importance. Hut 1 want to ea > a word right here with reference to the police de partment. The defense l.ua heaped abuse upon Inspector Scluuck and the policemen jvho bav * ( or tuoctlu bttu connected with thli case. They have been called perjurers. Gen tlemen , thrrc are 6,000 capes and more tried In thin court each year and the police are , the prosecuting witnesses In all of them. I Are they perjurers all the time ? Ridiculous ! J Dlcdrlrh Illckncsc has also been abused Ho Ix the original man In this prosecution. It wf.H his sister who was killed. Filial duty Umpired him to avenge her death. He has rested neither day nor night to bring the slayer of his sister to Justice. He Is dc- . serving of praise and not cruel and dishon est criticism. " TALKS OF HONES. Mr Deneen next devoted his attention to the bones In the vat. "Prof Dorsey , Prof. ' Howse , Prof Del a Fontaine Identified some j of these bonce as human nictacarpo'n , human ; femurs , human phalanges , human tempor- | nls , " he shouted. "What Irs the defence done with thcso bones' Dr Allport , the chief osteologlst for the defense , said he could not tell. Ills mind was In a mental equilibrium. Dr. Men Illlat said nothing Dr. Hughea said nothing. Dr Hlreo said nothing. In fact , the Identification of the experts of the prceecutlon was not disputed except by the unsupported ridicule of counsel for the defense. I tiling ex-Judge Vincent , when ho heaped abuse upon Prof Dorsey. stooped be low his dignity. The latter has been sent to South America and Alaska to procure the bones ot extlnst races for the Field Colum bian museum He was selected because he know bones , their nature and to what family they belonged , "tlut I do mot care to discuss the experts further , " said State's Attorne ) Deneen "I am through with them , also the bones , but that barrel of bones will not get out ot this case , I mean the one the defense brought here. William Charles Luetgert's partner , perjured himself to get that baircl In. Now wo will keep It In. Charles ought to be Indicted for. trying to cover up crime with crime Gentlemen there Is absolutely no doubt In this case Luetgert killed his wife. All this talk thut the woman left her home while suffering an attack of Insanity Is the veriest bosh , cunningly devised and sup ported by perjure 1 testimonv " CRITICISES MARY SIEMMKRING. State's Attorney Deneen criticised Mar ) Slemmcrlng in cutting tones. He also paid his respects fuitJier to William Charles anil inld a glowing tiibute to the memor ) of Mrs Luetgert , whose last da > s on earth , ho said were fraught with sorrow and anguish. The state's attorney suddenly turned to Judge Tuthlll and said that his tin oat was tore and that he also felt ill and dizz ) . "I would like to stop here temporarily , " said the state's attorue ) . "Very well , couit will stand adjourned for an hour and a half , " said Judge Tuthlll. States Attorney Denecn said he would close li a brief speech , after wbi h Judge Tuthlll will 10id his Instructions The case is ex pected to go to the jury about 4 o'clock. The court had not adjourned fifteen min utes befoie a f .v , ' of the favored spectators had returned and pre-empted front seats. They wmo In rapidlv after tals. Soon the court room seating capacity was packed and a doen or more people , who had fought their way through the boisterous crowds in front of the buildings , were admitted to standing room along the walls. Judge Tuthlll , accom panied by a half dozen women friends , reached the room shortly before court opened. The three raps of the bailiff an nouncing that court was in session had hardly died away bcfote the prisoner , his face wreathed In smiles , entered by the side door passed down before the Jury and took his accustomed seat. Considerable disturbance was caused by ( lie constant arrival of spec tators In the already ovotprowded room , and It was nearly five minutes , during which tlmo about thirty people were ordered out of the room , bcfoic the state's attorney , ap parently much refiebhed by his rest , re- cumed his ren.arks to the jury. DBNBEN RESUMES. State's Attorne ) Deneen continued to dls- uss the evidence for two and a half hours Us voice grew stronger as he proceeded Just befoie the InnJs on the dial of the couit loom cl-ck Indicated the hour of I , State's Attorney Deneen tested his elbow on the rail before the jurois Running his eyes along each of the twelve men , he said "Gentlemen , It has been said that As sistant State's Attorney McEvun did rot ask he lulllrtlon of the death penalty. Tint is rue. I do not think It Is usually within he province of a states attorney to ask a Jur ) to return such a verdict Hut this crime Is hcnlous , so cruel , so wanton , that ! feel perfectly justill'd In asking at join lands the extreme penalty of the law In the case of Adolph L Luetgert. " A biuz of comment ran through the court loom as the state's attornc ) finished his ad- It'ss and was congtatulatej b ) a few friends who sat near him. The Judge granted on .mptomptu recess and the jury left the loom Luetgert got up and went out also for a drink of water. When ho returned , passing Inpi'ctor Schaac'k , who was leaning against a pillar Inside the elide , he cast upon him a look u'llch combined malice , scorn ant disgust In unspcakible quantities In lei minutes the jury had returned and cour was again In order. Judge Tuthlll swunt , around In his chair until he faced the juiy and dellbuately picking up his notes on the chaige , ho began the reading CHARGE TO THE JURY. Judge Tuthlll instructed the jury as fol lows : lief ote a conviction can be had In this cane the state must prove beyond reasonable doubt and to n mot.il cortalnt ) , fli.-n , tha Louisa Luetgert IB dead ; second , that who came to hei death on the 1st of May , 1897 In the county of Cook , pt.ite of Illinois third , that Adolpli L. Luetgert , the defend ant , willfully , maliciously , feloniously and o malice aforethought , killed and murdorc < the' nald Louisa Luetgert by pome of the various mean.s churned In the Indlctmen or by means unknown , The burden of proof icsts upon the prose cutlon to make out and piove to the Hitl.--- factlon of the jury , beyond all lennonabl doubt , every material allegation In the In dlotment , and unless that Imn been don the jury should llnd the defendant no Millty. It Is not Incumbent upon tbo de fendunt to prove that Louisa Luetgtrt 1 alive , or \\hcicuboutu , or what be-am of her. If It In possible for } ou to ri'concll the facts In this ease upon any reasonabl theory consistent with theInnoicneo of th defendant It 1 ) our duty to do HO and (1m ( him not Kuiltv. You me Instructed , a * * ti matter of law that If > ou believe from the- evidence be ) oml u riMionable doubt thut the defc-n ian atwuulti'd and killed Mutea Luetgert , a chintu'il , under clrmmti unrcs showing n eoiiKlderablo provocation , but Knowing n abandoned and malignant Intent on the par of the defendant and a total dlFiegaul of human life , then the livv pronounei-B such killing to lift murder and a jurj should llnd HO ; It matter * not thut sui-li evidence \ ? cir cumstantial 01 made up fr.mi fu-tn und fli- oumstnnces provided the- jury believe : hat nueh facts and circumstances pointing to the defendant aa guilty , have been proved vo that from a con sideration of all ( he evident t ; In the cine mere Is no rtfasjnablg doubt In the mind * of the Juiy aa to the guilt of the defendant. Direct and positive testimony is not ucc < u - "nry o nrove the Intent : It may be Inferred from facts und ilrcunrnnnccs shown by the ev dencc No man may be convicted of n crime until what Is known as the corpus delicti has been rstabllnhed by the prosecution. And unless you are convinced by the evidence In this case , beyond a reasonable doubt tmt Loul'A LllPtgcrt died lit the time charged In the Indie ment , nnd also that she cutno to her death In manner and form as charged In the Indictment In such ca = e U Is your duty to acquit the defendant. To prove the corpus delicti the state Is required to produce only such legal evidence as es tablishes In the mind of the Jury , beyond a reasonable doubt , n conviction that the murder charged In the Indictment has been In fict committed , In manner and form as charged and that the defendant li guilty of Its commission ; and It matters not that the proof of such corpus delicti consists In i hole or I. part of circumstantial evidence , | rovlded It Is xufllclont to satisfy the minds f the Jurors , beyond a reasonable doubt , of 10 commission of the offense charged. While the statu.o of the state provide" hat the person charged with crime may estlfy In his own bchnlf , he Is not under , i ny obligation to do so , nnd the statute ex- ' rcssly declares that his neglect to testify lall not cieate any presumption against , im. I Silence as still as death pervaded the packed court room while the Judge was read ing his Instructions. Ills voice was clear and strong and even the throng which was wedged Into the corridor outside the court room heard every word. The Jurors stood and listened to every word attentively. When Judge Tuthlll ceased reading and eachcd for the different forms of verdlcUs hat had been prepared there was a move- ncnt In the court room. Men and women wael back and forward anj In a minute or \vo every person In the room was standing on a soil. Ihe bailiffs did not attempt to mKe them take their seats and for once he rap of the billllt's hammer was unheard. jUe'geit sat looking at the court , with h's ' Ocbrows wrinkled and his face settled Into he scowl which has marked It fiom the ) eglnnlng. In couple of minutes the crowd iad become quiet. Then Judge Tuthlll read he different forms ot verdicts , which lu- luded one for murd ° r providing for the death penalty , another fixing the penalty at Ifo Imprisonment , a third provided for a erm of Imprisonment of not less than four- cen ) cars , and the fourth was for "not guilty. " As Judge Tuthlll finished the reading he ooked up at the jurors and said : "Gentle- nen , ) ou may retire and consider ) our ver dict. " Immediately there was an uproar In the court room People who had been sitting aioso to their feet and the shouts of bailiffs ordeiliig everyone to "sit down" availed nothing. The crowd surged forward and ook up ever ) Inch of space to where the circular fence barred them fiom the attor- ncS. Women almost fainted In the crush and their costumes and headgear suffered The crowd seemed to want to get neatLuet gert. All wanted to sec how the big sausage maker stood the final ordeal now that his- case was in the hands of the jury. AVhlle ho tumult was going on Bailiffs Connor and Wolcott were sworn In by the clerk to take charge of the Jury. JURY RETIRES. This ceremony over , the two men turned nd took < : harge of the jury. When the wclvo men inarched out of the room , a noment later , to the jury room adjoining , a Igh ot icliet went up from the excited lirong. Judge Tuthlll ordered the room learcd and announced that he would adjourn ourt until S o'clock tonight , but that he vould be within easy call of the court room uring his absence in case his presence wa ? eslred. State's Attorney Deneen , Assistant State's Attorney McEwen , ex-Judge Vince.it nd Attorney Phalen retired to the private L/imber of Judge Tuthlll and consulted with his honw v 1th reference to waiting for the crdlct of the Juiy during the night. It va's soon ag'ecd that Judge Tuthlll would re- naln at the criminal court building until 10 'clock at least , and be within a few minutes' talk of his court loom all night. Luetgert stood up near where he had been sitting most of the time for more than eight veeks , after the Jury retired , and with his ittle golden-balled son In his arms , received a few friends Ills son Atuold Luetgeit , and Vlll'am ' Charles , pressol forward and warml ) shook the hand of the pilsoner. Luetgert mlled and ga/ed about him. Ho tried to look calm and unconcerned , but behind the mask of Indifference those who have watched the arying moods of the stalwart sausage maker could trace suppressed ne'vousicss He soon returned to his cell , wheie he ate sparingly of supper. "Tho Instructions of the court were fair to both sides , and showed unusually careful prepaiatlon , " said State's Attorney Deneen , as he left the court room. "I don't believe I ever heird Instractlons more fair " Ex-Judge Vincent was not so well pleased , however Judge Tuthlll refused to give a number of In structions for the defense , which were vir tually , It Is said , an attack uion the police department. Ex-Judge Vincent considered them fair , but was deepl ) disappointed that they were refused , and said so. For more than half an hour after the jur ) letlrcd , they did nothing but breitho freer air and stietch their aching limbs. At 0 30 o'clock dinner was served to them from a neighboring restaurant Soon afterward they began their deliberations In earnest. JUDGE TUTHILL APPEARS. Judge Tuthlll did not appear until 9 o'clock and then he went into tbo private room ot State's Attorney Deneen , where ho re mained waiting for the verdict. Up in the court room where the trial has dragged Its weary length for so many weeks , a crowd of newspaper men , detectives In plain clothes and court bailiffs filled the apartment from wall to wall. State's At- toine ) Deneen sat In a corner surrounded by a group of friends , with whom he dis cussed the trial. Ho was quiet , but confident of \erdlct for the state and at 10 o'clock he was of the opinion that the longer the Jury lemalned out the less chance there was of an acquittal. Attorneys Vincent and Phalen , for the defence , ivere not less con fident than the counsel for the state. A rumor was current In the court room shortly after 10 o'clock that Jur ) stood ten for con viction and two for acquittal. Attorney Phalen admitted that he had heard the rumor , but did not seem greatly worrlcc about It. Over In the Jail Luetgort was given more f'eulom than IE usually accorded to prls ours. He wa liable to be called at an ) moment and In consideration of this fac Jailer Whitman Kid given him permission to walk In the corridor. His. pockets were Illltd with stror.olgars and ho kept one nngtantlv between hlt > lips tending ou quick little jots of smoke as he walked to and fro He was making a desperate error to appear at ease but the attempt was by no means sumrsful He was greatly dls turbcd and his rirvct were w taught to their hlchest tcanion Every few moments , as he walked bcik and forth , ho would stop In frc.1-t ' of his cell and say to Nick Marten , his ( Continue. ! on Page T < vo. ) DEMANDING HIS REMOVAL Fifh Ward Mass Ifectinp Calls for the Ditm'ssal ' of HIS RETENTION J'.OPAROZ S THE BONDS ItpxiiliitlniiH 1o Thin P.IVi'ot tlniiiit- iiioii l > \ < ln | > t 'il iiuil Munj' l'nii- or ( > tl ii T Orltlrlrr ( lie Director ) for Itn Vetliui. Fifth warders last night expressed them selves In some very certain1 terms about Dion Gtraldlne.'tho autocratic tupcrtntcndcnt of construction cf the Transmlsslsslppl Kx- pcsltlon. In one of the biggest mass meet ings that has been hold In the ward for a good many months they passed first the following resolution : llesolved , That at n maps meeting of citi zens held In lulling hull Monday ovL-tilnu' , October IS , we piotest ngalnst the letentlon of Ulon Ger.ildlne a > superintendent of con struction of the Transmlsslsslppl ISxpo'lllon. The remarks that led up to the passage of tl.la resolution , which went through unani mously , iniust have made Qeraldlne's ears tingle. Hut the rosilutlon did not fully ex press the sentiment cf the ncctlng and It was supplemented by another as follows , which also passed without a negative vote : Ilesolvcd further , Thlit It la the sense of | this meeting that tlm retention ot Dion Gcr.tldlne as superintendent of construction of the Tran mll l > lppl exposition jeopard izes the securing of the $103,000 bonds for the aid of the exposition limited for at HIP coming election. Cven this latter resolution was not com pletely Indicative of the feeling of the mcet- ng. The sentiment was still better e\- iressed bj another , which was not put tea a vote because a more conservative element protested against It1 on the grounds that t was not nn appropriate expression of a cllberatlvo body and was something like a hreat. There Is no doubt that It it had been put to a vote It would have been passed vlth but Tew votes against It. This reso- utlon was as follows Ufsolved , That we hereby servo notice on the exposition dliectors that unless the aid Dion Geraldlne Is Discharged from the mploy of the exposition company at once ve will u e our best endeavors to defeat he exposition boiuH on dltctlon diy. WANTED IT M1LDDU. When this latter resolution was Introduced few objected because they thought that It ookcd too much UKo a threat. They desired rather that some resolution would be passed hat would only imply that the meeting would ombinc agilust the bonds. At the same time lie very men who made the objections said utrlgut that it Geraldlno waa not tired they vould do all they could to defeat the bonds , s they would not \ote for raonej for him o fritter away. To eattafy the feeling thus xpressed , the second resolution was Intro uccd , and was passed without a dissenting ote. ote.As As already ( stated the muss meeting at vhlch the resolutions were passed was one of ho biggest that 1ms gathered In the Fifth vard for a consldeiable longlh of time. More- ver , It was a sort of body that has to be stened to , as It was composed almost wholly f , the taxtjajers of the ward. Laborers of 11 degrees , merchants , contractors , city ofll- lals , and other piofesslons were leyresenteJ n It. A good many spoke , and enl > one maa , . O. Cor'iy , said anjthing In favor of Ge'al inc. ant. he only did so because ho feared hat the whole thing was a "Ro ewater chemo. " The meeting organizes ! by electing Council man Lobeck chairman , and F. A. Kennedy , dltor of the Western Laborer , secretary. The alter Intioduccd the resolutions and spoke in aver of them. He said that he had been umbfounded at the action of the exposition Irectois In supporting Geraldlne and driving losewater out of the dlredtory. Renewater ad originated the idea of the exposition , had given it unlimited space in his paper , had worked unceasingly for It , had secured appro priations In the east that no other man could KIVO gotten. Yet he had tieen turned down , vlicn not a vvcrd had been said In defcnso of Geraldlne. Mr , Kenned ) troke of the latteas an ad- entuier with not a straight hair In his head vho owned not a cent's worth of property in he city , had no Interest here and would not lire Omaha men to do the work on the expo sition ground. He said he had been investi gating Geraldlne'B career and record for four months , and knew that ever ) thing that has been published about him was true. He sail n conclusion that K Geraldlne was fired he would vote and work for ( he bonds , but I ic .was retained , ho would do everything in il/s power to defeat the bond preposition , IMPORTING LADORING MEN , unan LI. Anurous , supeiimenueiu over me working force In the establishment of Farrell - roll & Co. , was also outspoken In his utter ances. Ho said that many worklngmen , In cluding those omplocd under his direction liad pinched themselves to subscribe to stock to the exposition for the purpose that men out of work might secure- employment on the grounds. Since then It had become notorious that Geraldine would not allow anono to wo k theie unless he was f-jOm Calcago This fact , together with his overbeailng manner and the way ho was allowed to expend ex position money in a reckless manner , had dc tcrmined the men In the Karrell establish men at least to pay no jnoro of their ex position stock subscriptions and to vote ag'alnst the bond proposition If Geraldine wa retained. Mr. Andrews ijtatcd that he In tended to vote against the proposition I Gcraldlne was not ousted' J. 0 Redman sald that , politically ho wa all the time against Koscwater , but In thl Instance ho was with Rasewater becJUB Hcsevvatcr wag unqualifiedly In the right It was a business * proposition to fire Geral dine and he was In favor of-isajlng so In n unceitaln terms. Ho stutpd that the expos ! lion directory had not discharged Gcraldln because they were afraid of public opinion He wanted to see the ri'solutl&ns go throug with a whoop in order to put some backbon Into the directory , W. C. Flndley said th even the cash bo ) in downtown citabl'shmcnts had been so liclted and had subscribe. ! exposition st c for the purposa of bringing work to the city but that all thu expected good had been un done by Geraldlne , who-peislBtcl In Import Ing labor He said that mmy worklnginc In the city would now be employed If th places had not been given to men who hai been br.ught hero. He said he had careful ! Investigated public opinion and found that uae almost unanimous ! ) tor Gcraldlne's dls chaige He sahl"emphatically tlut he wou ! work against the bond proportion If Geral- dlne was retained , but be was one who Intro , duccd the compromise resolution that was pag < ed In order to satisfy the more tcnerva- live element of the meeting. I CHICAGO RECORD SUFFICIENT . Assistant city Clerk Holbrook gave It aa I bli opinion that the retention of Qcraldlno WHY DION GERALD1ME SHOULD GO What the Papers Are Saying on This Very Important Subject- COI.lMIllt'S TIMKSl \\V renrol t < i H-nrn tlini Hon. K. lloMMMitrr of The Hco lias rvtlriMl from tin * itlrrctiiriitt * of < li ' TrititNinlNNlMfiliittl IXlioxltlon. IU > IM uordi more tlutii a ( lioiiHiinil Dliui ( JerilIilliU''n fur tliv NIIOOONN of tin1 I'llU-rprlne. II VSTlMih THIIIl'MSl Killlor Itnirotiti'r linx rcMluriiril from tlio oxi-rntU i-com- lulUcf of the TriiiiMiiilHNlMxIiMil l- lie H toll. llr it III K lio- < 'IIII4O tilt * OOlllllll t tOO lllftlNtlMl ( III UtM'lllnl ? Illl lllOIIIIIIOtOII | t olllolal niiiiioil Cornlilliuou Ilio 1111 } roll nt n Niilur > of tf , > ( IO per nioiitli. The committee mil } not lie ivUli Itoxe- MnU'r , lint ( He people aro. TOIIIA ! ) \SKTTI2l It IM ( o lie hoped ( hat ( lie committee n lit oh linn oliarKc of Ihe Omaha IHpoMltton 111 not neeep' Mr. Unsown tor' * rcNl iiiitlon , lint perHiimlo him to remain. It appear * that he nnoiirtliril a colored man In ( honoil pile , unit the linrtlt'H iv ho maile the IIIA cHlluntloii IiKcrt anil oil It oor , In-nee | IN reMlKiiallon. Mr. ItiiMcuntor IM too liiHnoiitlnl a man to ho allowi-il to Ithilraw , and If he InslslH upon it thi > t'MiiiNltlonvlll miller UN a result. W VTKHI.OO \7I2TTI3i Mr. i : . ItiiNowiitcr , the main npole In I lip Avhoel of the TrtiiiNinlMNlHNliil | i\posllloll , IIIIN toniloroil hit resignation as a nicmhei- the executive hoard , anil no helle\e he ( lid the proper thlnn. Mr. It OOM liter IIIIM NIIMMI to the illrootors , oliarKos , trite hoj onil a ilonht , that ono tJor- alillne. i > ho IN employed as a superintendent of build- in MTN iiml K roil ml H , has hooti Kiilll.i of iiarllnllt ; ( o con- trad urn , n illNrcKiiril for the liiloroitM of the exposi tion , anil of expensive liieolupctciiej . ( ioralilltio Is ilriMvlnp ; ? r > ( ) O per month for such performance , ami Mr. Uosoii atcr IIIIM hceil a hnril n inker for two > eais , urn ( Is , for ( lip success of the exposition. Kor the ill rooters to "vv liltewnsh" \liiitloato Coialilliie In the Milixtniillal oharucM anil illsroKtii il Mr. llosow liter , must ho a lirm o inlstaUo , when aid IK bolni ; Niillclted to con tinue the enterprise. The exposition directors will IIKclj hour something drop It the > do not listen to the faotN offered la the tcsllaionj lioforo their foinmlttoo. IJIIOVI2KS' .TOLIINVl.t Director Itosowator anil The II PC arc worth mau > times as much to the Tra iismlsslssl ppl Imposition as Dinn ( icr- aldlne anil the former works without | in > , mill Ihe lat ter not oiilj draws u noiul fat salarj , lint IN said to make ooiitraetorH and others pa > him "a commission. " I. VIItIliili Ml the Hoscwatoriiholila ( hat crouUx , faUIrs nail po litical Klijstei-H oaii lalse cniinol di\orce ( ho support of the solid people of Omaha from Tinlloo or ls ( editor when tlii ! > Unow UN ( hey now do that hi ? IN lKhttiiK | for their interests and an Inmost administration of their " "f"ritt'i- # ' ' * " " * * * * nllalrx. meant undoubtedly the defeat of the bond iroposltlon. He said that Gcraldino's record n Chicago and" other places ought to be alon" sufllcient to bring about his discharge Frank P. Gould ot the contracting firm of Rocheford & Gould said that 'there was something decidedly lank about the manner n which contracts were being awarded. He Intimated pretty strcrigly that some in side tljis weriJ being given by Geraldlno to favored contractors which shut out legitl- nate bids. He spoke from experience , be cause he had made ono bid , Chris Dietrich , the liveryman , spoke very emphatically against the importation of a nun at a salary of $300 a month , in return for which ho did nothing except to act the iart of a car. He Insisted that there were dozens of men that could fill the position with a great deal more satisfaction to the general public. George Smith , better known as "Doc" Smith , the old time civil engineer of the city , told about the snub he received at jcraldlne's hands In connection with sur vey Ing work on the grounds. Ho also stated that Geraldine was playlag too many favorites for the good of Omaha people. G C. Dassett of the contracting firm of Uassott & Perclval was another ot the con tractors who was of the opinion that it would be better for Omaha and the exposi tion If Goraldlne was fired , Councilman Lobeck was In fa\or of get ting Geraldlno out as soon as possible , and also of Intimating to the exposition directory by the second resolution that the ) would get but little support for the exposition bonds If h'o was retained. A good many other similar expressions were given utterance to in the course of the meeting When the sentiment was thus ex pressed the two lesolutlons were put to a vote and were unanimous ! ) passed. They ll be presented to the exposition directors at their meeting today. TOUCH UPON OTIIHR MATTERS. The meo Ing also censldcrcd the matter of musical director for the exposition and passed the following icsolutlons , which were Introduced by G W Holbrook' Whereas , The chairman of the committee on ways and meaiiH of the TransmKslfflppi and International exposition has recom mended as inimical director one of our own townsmen , who lias always been Identified with every movement for the prepress nnd advancement of our city , who is well qn ill- fled to 111) ) paid position ; and Whereas , The walectlon of .in Omaha mini as .such director will be ti compliment to this city and help establish UH reputation as n musical center ; therefore Resolved , by the citizens of the Fifth ward , Thut we endorse the recommendation of Thomas J Penncll as musical dlerotor and uige hlo election. TO I.OCVTi : ILLINOIS 111 11.1)1 N ( ; . Commissioners from the Sucker Mate \ Islt Omaha Tnilii ) . CHICAGO , Oct. 18 Illinois commissioners to the TransmlsslEslppl and International ix- p-sltlon Hill leave for Omaha tomorrow after noon at 5.50 o'clock on a tiieclal train over the Hurllngton route for the purpose of se lecting a Bite for the Illinois building. Nearly all of the twenty members will go. The com mission will use $20,000 of the $45,000 appro priated b ) the state for the erection of a building. Vint cincntH of Ocean Vessels , Oct. 18. At New York Arlvcd Kcuttrla , from MaiR'lllcH. Anehorla , from CUafgovv ; Georglc. from L'verpool At Lont'on Arrlvea Michigan , frJm New York At Olbialtar-A'rlveil-KjH > r \\lltem II , from New York , for Nap'-es and Oenoi At Queers own Arrived C p'lalon'a , from lioston At Glasgow Arrlvtd-Clt > of Home , from New York. THE BEE BULLETIN. Weather 1'orccast for Ncbriska Clpnernll ) Talr , Wnimer. I'asc. 1. J.iiotKi-rt'H Case In , Iur.v'H Unmix. rifth Wnnlorg After < } unililhut'H Scalp. llohoinh'H Ide.i of Itond Surutlcx , "A , Ciivornor lloleomh Kxpliilnv thu f.uvr. Hull of the Mltdiell Conferuiu o. 3. Entries for O.llc l.il li illot Cl < no. Uiihin I'uilllcIlirforoiiius Settled. I. I'dllnrlil anil C'ominiMt , 5. CiihiiiiH Axk More Tliiin Autonomy. Minimum Hate Canes Walt. 0. ( , ' < iiuill lilnnN I.o:1 it MitliirH. louu iictlon llnllot Muddle. 7. Opening Dnj of the I.oulsvlllc Trots. 8 , Art I'liuiH for tint nxpojltlon. Onmhii Ma ) Have .i > eu High School. W. Work of the Hint Daring u Y < r. SiiK iHtloim for the tlal > n Pii-Hln Silo. Ilrldgit Contract Coatrovcmy Up Agiilu. I'olhu r rru C.IHO lluf iri ) , liidto heiitt. 1 ( > . Kato Murk's ( iiinic of I'oUcr. 11. Co mnerri il and I'ln 1111 lul > 'i ) n. lit. Itosnlt of thn Wroi k nt Itohhluiiii. Him hooiN Am Scnttoroil. More rain came jcstciday , the total pro clpltatlon being 0.4G of an Inch. The tem- peiaturc , however , was nome warmer than on Sunda ) The weather prophets bay them will bo tali weather today. TitoriH.i : MICHI.VVKINO VIIMIIS. i\lclons ( In Woxl Virginia U'llln - urratutc the .Situation. CHARLHSTON , W Va. . Oct 18. Serious trouble Is aiitlclalod | with ecu ! mlneis in the Kanawha valley , within the next three or four das. Papers were prepared heio today In nearly 400 suits for the eviction of mlneis li'Jin company houses , and OH soon as these cafes can be tried and evictions begun , which will bo about the last of this week tioiiblo Is looked for. An attempt wan made ted ly to begin work at several of the minis , but ) men were afraid to go to work The hi Ik- ; crfl met at Montgomer ) and formed In a pro cession of100 , with two b ( iss bands , and marched along the rlvci front to Mount Car bon , passing a number of mines where they expected to force out all the men whom they might find at work. They found no one at woik , however , and returned. The strikers are growing ver ) bitter tou.n.l the operators and they fccem to be dcicimined to cause trouble. Congress ill' I.literal Itellulons , KASHVIMJ : , Tenn. Oct. IS A large number of dclfgntcn from many otutr * .110 alreatly In the city to attend the temlnnir of thu Cungress of Llbeiul IteliglonH and tomoiiovv many moro will arrive A bml- ne K Besi-lun will bo held tomorrow after noon and ut night will be held the Hut public meeting Hcv. Illrain W ThomaH , D. D , of f'hlcngo will ilellvtr the opening u < l < lrp/p Governor Taylor will reply In be half of the state , Hennin Jiicll In hcluilf of the exposition. General Sccietury JcllUyn Lloyd JoneH vvll reply for the congres-i. The kusslons will rontlnue for live da/u , lllnei-h1 Strll.e Settled. POMHROY , O , Oct 18-The coal mlncrH1 strike In the I'omcro > bind hus been set tled at J-12 per KO biuhelx which In highly batlsfaetory o the miners All thv mints und salt works will imume opcrutlona at one * . > QDEERBOKDBUSINESS Governor HolcomVa Idea of Vnluo of Sureties on Official Documents , POLITICS OF THE PRINCIPAL GOVERNS Nnuies Rejected on Ono Bond Are Promptly Accepted on Another , INCONSISTENT EFFORTS AT REFORMING Promises to Protect the Etato Money by Adequate Depository Bonds Unfulfilled. POLITICAL ACCOMMODATIONS DO THE WORK History of Some Uceont in ( lu > Approval of Olllclul JIllllllN llj ( JOMTllOr lloliMimli. LINCOLN' . Oct. IS. ( Special. ) While hti approval of the Dartle ) baiul without ro- ( | Ulilng a cubh settlement Is giving Uovrrnor llolcomb considerable causei for worry , It la not the only boml complication In which ho luiH Involved himself slnco ho assumed the executive otllcc. Uoxcinor llolcomb started out with n ptofessed Intention to userotao thn most scrupulous rare In the nppioval ot nil olllclnl bonds. It was In accordance with th.it plan that he hesitated about pacing on the olllclal bond llrst picEcntod bj Treas- uter Iluitlo ) , and insisted bcfote approving It that It bo strengthened b ) the addition ot two or thico more names. In icqulring additional security from Hartley Governor llokomb nuiat have been prompted bj the lilei that the names already on that document vveio nut to be token as Kilt edged for the amounts for which they had signed. In this coiinectlun It may bo Intonating to loeall the mines that appear on Dai tie'a ln.st olllrlat bond and the amounts for which they signed respectively Nntlnin S Haiwood $ :00OM T. M. Cook IWMXO A. n. ciaik soo.oco John II. Ames LXW.OOO Clmiles A. llniiim fiO.tOO .Maiy Fitzgerald 30'JtO ' Kd J. I-ltS'Reinlil a > J,0 0 C C McNIsli 12)COO K. U Iro\\n ! LW.HO ) Thomas Swobo 100.WO Cadet Tuyloi IV ) 0 \V. A. rn\ton SvO.CCO DISPLAYS PARTIALITY. It seems , however , that Governor llolcomb did not o\nct the same loqulromcnts In ap proving bonds subsequently submitted to him , and that It made considerable difference whether the bond wab offered by republicans or by populists or men to whom tha populist olHccrs were under obligations. Ills Incon sistency In this respect Is tdiovvn most glar ingly In his action In refusing to approve a bond offered to sccuio funds In a depository Imnk nn whlnh tlm sureties worn Identical with thobo on the Hartley bond which he ap proved , and then again omloislug the ve-iy same sureties when offered on the bond of the present populist btato treasurer. It appears that on November 28. 1890 , a bond In the sum of ? 400,000 was offered by the rirst National bank of Lincoln to secure state deposits The governor , as ono of the tlneo members of the board vested with Its appioval , declined to hlgn It on the ground that It did not offer ndefl.ua' e fcccurity. The signatures on tills bond are : N. S. Hun A oed $1000.0 A 13. Clnrk 1050,0 .Mary Klt7gor.ilil 50,000 John II Ames 100,1)03 ) Claries A. Hanna 50OJO Refarilag to tills transaction Governor llolcomb , In his special message on tbo troasui ) situation , sent to theleglslatuio February 17 last , said : "I desire , also , in till.- , connection , to say to the legislature that shortly prior to the expiration of the term of olllco of the treas urer preceding the present one , certain de pository bonds were pitscntcd for approval to the state olflceih constituting the ap proving boa id 1 deemed it unwise and not In the interest of the state to establish any other hanking Institutions as depositories so near the time the tieasurer would bo ex pected and required , under the law , to make a llnal account to his successor and deliver to him all funds In Ills hands belonging to the state. The other two members of the board puiMied an opposite course and ap proved these bonds They wcio under con sideration by the mcmbeiii having the ap proval of such bonds during most of the month of December , and wcio not finally filed with the auditor of state until January C. An examination of the ticasnrer's report discloses that each of these banks had on hand November 30 , the c'os.e of the blen- nlum period , laigo sums of mccioy belong ing to the state and for which credit wan given R though the } vveio then state de positories. I think it quite piobablo tint the mone ) was placed In each of thcso banks pi lor to the approval of their bonda us state deposltoiles , and that slnco the ap proval of such bonds b ) two only ot the three state olllceis required to approve them , no mouths have , in fact , been deposited la these banks wider llu > depositor ) law. " winmis TIM ; NAMIS AIM : GOOD. In thu Interval , howevoi , It devolved upen the governor to paps on thn ofllelal bond of Treasurer Meseive The bond wan presented to and approved b > Goveinoi llolcomb an Jamiar ) 7. 'Iliu biuetlcs who qualified for mime of $40000 or ovu ate as followo ; Ocorw II.Khmll. ItH Willow Co. . $100,000 V Kiank'.ln , It d Wl low UW ) ) N S. llaivvood , Linuixter 2CO.O 0 11 n Urov.n , Laiua.Hter IM.'XO C. M Cr.iv.foid , I/inciiHtor . , 50AO J. W Fullerton , Lanrn-ler 40,000 Charles A. Ilauiia , Lancaster 40,0V ) J , 11. Ilvans , pjiMlns , 60,0-0 George U. Il.iiku , UotmluH , r < nfxv , ) A H. Clark , Lancastoi lOO.OfO M.iry Fitzgerald , Lanranter 150,000 IVank Koudele , Kniritlern CO/00 W. C. Klrchimm Hiumilfra fXJ.OCO P JI I'iniicico , f.ina , , , , . KH01 Ij M. Paltiifco-i , C'.it-H 4000 ; Amos CJaliH. Huip.v , . , , , 40 , < M ! L , U. Hakei. M.idl.so'j , . W.WXJ II. L Hrnitli. I-a n axtor , ' ,0,0/J William A. Wolf , Clugo M.0.0 | W. A. J'axton. I > ouf.las U0. < 01 i The significance of this lint of names in to be found In the fjct that It contains Bonio 1 of the iuim < names which appear first on ' the original Dartlo ) bond which the governor Insisted on having tin n tliencd before con- rcntlng to appiove It ; and Kccond on the de pository bond of the Kirn ! National bunk of | Lincoln , which Govcrnoi llolcomb posl- i lively refused to approve For example , N. Is Han.ood Is on the Ilartle ) bond for $200- OOU , la also on tlii Flrvt National bank bond If or $100,000 and again uo MtberU''a boud ( or