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ESTABLISHED JUNE 10, 1871. OMAHA, TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE 17, 1902-TEN PAGES. SINGLE COr" FIVE CENTS. TO IGNORE SILVER , UliiioU Democrats May Not EeaEna the KkOBu Oitj Platform. HAY FIGHT ON CONVENTION FLOOR Centrally Believed, However, that Silver Advocates Will Lay Down. SOME LOOK FOR SPLIT IN THE PARTY Ommittea Having Platform in Charge Bsmain Silent. POSITION OF CANDIDATES UNCHANGED Stronger to lie Chairman of Conven tlon and Hopkins Chairman, f State Central Committee. J . SrRINGFIELD, 111., June 16 Whether or Dot the Kansas City platform la to be reaffirmed and who will be tbe chairman of the next state central committee are ho only cruses of possible friction at the democratic convention which meets tomor row end It Is not likely that either will bring about much of a fight. Tbe platform has already been built In (he rough, but will not be finished beforo tomorrow morning. A committee of party leaders, headed by Samuel Alschuler, who is to be chairman of the committee on resolutions, met to declare the principles tonight and remained in session until a late hour. There are many predictions that the Kansas City platform will be Ignored, and nearly as many that It will be touched upon. The chances are, how ever, that the Kansas City declaration and With It the silver Issue, will be passed over In silence. The advocates of their recognition advance as their chief reason for Insisting upon a plank to that effect that tbe avowed policy of the party In ,thj last national campaign should not be thrown aalde. On the other hand, the op ponents of reaffirmation Insist that there la a possibility of a party epllt If the plank Is Inserted and that the chance of this, la too great a price to pay for sentiment re garding Issues that do not enter actively Into the coming state convention. Committee Woalil (snore Platform. The committee having the platform in charge was tonight In favor of Ignoring the Kau.as City platform and unless the late arrivals tomorrow morning should cauae a decided change In sentiment, It is not likely that the present aspect of the platform will be changed. Other planks will be Inserted declaring In favor of territorial government In the Philip pines,. Indorsing the attitude of the national party leaders on the tariff, declaring against the Interference of the federal courts In matters relating to the revenue laws ot Illinois, declaring against government by Injunction and favoring, punishment for violation of an Injunction through Jury trial, not for the actual violation of the injunction, but ior tbe commission of the offense which the injunction seeks to pre rent. , There will also be a plank on Cuban reciprocity. The balance of the platform There will also be a plank on Cuban Will be confined to state Issues. There was little change today In the position of the various candidates. Millard F. Dunlap will be renominated for state treasurer, and Pickering leads for clerk of the supreme court. The- nine candidates for clerk of the appellate court are: John II. Baker of Moultrie county, Frank Orr of Mt. Sterling, Cosmo Keller of Jersey county, Seymour Hurat of Marshall, Ed ward McConnell of Jacksonville, George W. Funderburk of Springfield, Henry Bowers of Plttsfleld. Samuel H. Murdock of Ha vana and George Robbie of Macoupin county. The convention will be called tomorrow at noon and Lawrence B. Stronger of Lin coln will be the temporary chairman, and there, la little doubt that the temporary Officers will be made permanent. Caucuses will be held tomorrow morning to elect the various committeemen. It Is generally conceded that John P. Hopkins of Chicago will be chosen chair man of the state central committee. ' Illinois Consrreasloaal Convention. CHICAGO, June 18. Democratic congres sional conventions were held In tbe ten Chicago districts this afternoon. There was a tierce contest between the different factions In the Fifth district. James Mc Andrews captured the nomination, tbe con vention adjourning In dlatorder. Other Ztomlnatlona were as follows: First District Martin Emerlch. Second District Frank Bruat. Third District Daniel Morgan Smith, jr. Fourth District George Foster. Sixth District Allen C. Durbrow. Seventh District John M. Hesse. Eighth District William F. Mahoney. Ninth District James J. Dauden, vice president of the United Statea Canning company. BRYAN ON COMING CAMPAIGN ays Money Question Will Bob I'p Again at Meat Presidential . Race. KANSAS CITY. June 11 William J. JDryan passed through Kansas City today, suroute from Lincoln, Neb.,' to Neosho, Io., where he lectured tonlghu He said In reply to a question: It Is too early yet to say what the Is sues will be at the next presidential cam paign. I think Imperialism will be one of the principal ones Judging from the action of the house. Tho money question will also come up again. As to what inrt free sliver will play. I csnnot say. The republicans fear to discuss the Fowler bill. They say that the money question Is a rorie. but the corpse has so much life In It that they fear to push this bill be fore election and have postponed It until the second session. The trust question will also come up for consideration In the next campaign. At the present Urns demo cretlo chances look good. HANNA NOT A CANDIDATE a letter ta Colonel Smith Senator Says He Does Not Desire to Be Considered for Presidency. FLORENCE. Ala., June It. Senator M. A. Haona of Ohio, In replylo a suggestion from Colonel Cutter Smith of this city that be become a candidate for president In I'Mi. has written Colonel Smith as follows: "I appreciate sincerely the friendship which prompts the high compliment paid mt in your suggestion. I am grateful for ucb confidence, but must Insist that I am not to be considered In any sense a candidate for the nomination for president la lKOt." Third Party names Candidate. BT. LOCI8, June lt-Ths allied third Party of tbe Eleventh district has Dom inated Dr. Joseph . Chambers Xwt- eoa- SPOILS THE GRAND REVIEW Illness of King Edward and Down poar of Rain Interferes at Aldershot. . i ALDERSHOT. England, June 16. The In disposition of King Edward and the tnces aant downpour of rain combined to effectu ally spoil the grand review of troops here today. The king did not leave the royal pavilion and was represented by tbe prince of Wales, who rode to tbe saluting point accompanied by the duke of Connaught and a brilliant staff, comprising several Indian p'lnres, the military attaches. Lord Roberts, the commander-in-chief, and the headquarters staff. Queen Alexandra drove to the parade ground In a closed carriage, with the prin cess of Wales and Princess Victoria. In other carriages at the saluting point were the duchess of Connaught and many of the notabilities who are visiting England. More thau 32,000 rain-soaked troops marched past the heir to the throne. Qiieen Alexandra performed the pictur esque ceremony of presenting the colors to the Highland light Infantry. In spite of the rain the troops went through the usual evolutions previous to the march past. Msjor Edward B. Cassatt, U. S. A., was among the attaches who accompanied the prince of Wales. PEACEFUL WOMEN ARE KILLED Only Result of Battle Between Government and Rebel Troops la Venesuela, WILLEMSTAD, Isle of Curacoa, Monday, June 9. Advices received here today an nounce that the Venezuelan troops attacked La Oulara, the port of Caracas, Saturday, June 7. The government forces answered by shelling Malquetia, a suburb of La Oulara from the forts ashore and from the Venezuelan warship Miranda. Only peace ful women were killed. All the commercial houses at La Oualra were closed the day of the bombardment and the Inhabitants were panic-stricken. Eventually the revolutionists, who num bered about 400 men, were repulsed. They destroyed the bridge at Bouqueron, on the Caracas (English) railroad and stopped all traffic for twelve hours. They also cut the French cable and the telegraph wires. The people of Caracas were thrown Into a state of alarm and every one began buying provisions, apprehending a siege. The situation In Venezuela as these ad vices were dispatched indicated that tho crisis was near. A Dutch warship and tbe German cruiser Falke leave Curacoa today for La Oualra. SIXTY THOUSAND IN EXILE One of the Reasons the Late Russian Minister, M. Slplagulne, is Cordially Hated. ST. PETERSBURG, June 18. An enumer ation of the persons. Including working people, expelled from various cities during the last two and a halt years of tbe admin istration of the late M. Biplagulne,' the minister of the Interior; who was as sassinated April IS, drawn up by the In structions of M. Von Plehwe mhn m.. aii....i . of 60 .ooS enormous M. Von Plehwe has decided to clean this slate so far as possible and permit the exiled people to return, as he does not desire to Inherit the hatred inspired by M. Slplagulne. It is said M. Plehwe Is In clined to adopt milder measures generally. but the reactionists under the leadership of Count Sheremetleft are still Influential with the czar. TAFT MEETS WITH SUCCESS Proposals to the Vatican Are Opposed by Only One of the Cardinals. ROME, June 16. The complete success of the negotiations between Judge Taft, gov ernor of the Philippines, and the Vatican on the aubject of the friar lands la those Is lands, appear assured, as four out of five cardinals, composing the subcommittee of cardinals favor the governor's proposals. Cardinal Stelnhuber, a Jesuit, opposed them. After tbe completion of the negotiations an acute conflict Is expected between the Vatican officials and tbe Filipino religious orders, regarding the disposition of the money which the United States will pay tor the lands. Tbe Vatican considers that the money ought to be given to tbe propa ganda, or society of cardinals having tbe care and oversight of foreign missions. EMPEROR AT CELEBRATION William Heads Royal Party at Ger man le Maseam Memorial sad Reads Historical Paper. NUREMBERG. Bavaria, June 11 Em peror William and the empress. King Wil liam of Wurtemburg, the Imperial chan cellor. Count von Buelow, and a large party of members of royal families and other notabilities were present here today at the celebration of the semi-centenary of the Germanic museum. The emperor read a paper on tbe history of the museum, which, be said, baa ful filled the wish of Its founder to keep alive the aspirations of the renaissance of the German empire, which helped to lay the foundation on which the proud edifice of United Germany waa erected. Actress Secures a Dlroree. LONDON, June 16. Julie Opp. the Ameri can actress, was today granted a divorce on the ground of desertion and misconduct on the part of her husband. Robert Lor raine, an actor. The ease was not defended. Julie Opp and Robert Lorraine were mar ried la London November 5, 1S97. Entire Family Burned to Death. BASEL, Switzerland. June 16. Tbe entire family of a farmer named Webel, Including Webel himself, bis wife and live children, were burned to death this. morning In a farm bouse In the district of Adeslberg. Grand Ducbesy of Badre. Polo Gam Postponed. LONDON. June 11 The third and final game of the aeries for the American polo cup waa again postponed today, owing to the wet weather. The data of the next contest baa not been determined upon. Boa of u Earl la Coming. LONDON. June 16. Viscount Dunluce, eldest son of the sari of Antrim, will be a passenger on the steamer Celtic, which Is to sail from Liverpool June 20 for New Turk. Cyclone aautl Tidal Wave. BOM BAT. June 16. A bad cyclone, ac companied by a tidal wave, baa awept over Kurrachee, the principal seaport town, of lb province p( Blade, MILITIA NOT WITHDRAWN Pawtucket Citizens Think Troop Had Better Bemain. CARS OPERATED ON ALL LOCAL LINES When StOT .-anqalllty Has Been Re- t Quiet Prevails V,. v. I Be Re "r !-f PAWTUCKET, R. i. "7 the opinion of ten prorata., eluding Mayor Fitzgerald ana .en. In ns. In- Clef of Poltce Rice, tranquility hss been restored in place of mob rule, the militia ordered here last Thursday by Governor Kimball In connection with the street car strike will be withdrawn. This conclusion was reached at a meeting between Governor Kimball, Brigadier General Tanner and fifty business men at tbe state armory to day. With the exception of three cases of stone throwing, the dsy was quiet. Cars were operated on all local lines In this city during the day and In Central Falls as usual, but were withdrawn tonight. ALTOONA, Pa., June 16. The statement made by President Patrick Gllday of this district in an interview at Wllkesbarre yes terday that little or no soft coal Is being shipped from this soft coal district to the anthracite region te not borne out by the facts. William McPherson, president of a sub-district in this district, who was In town today, says that before the strike was inaugurated the men of this district were working but four days on an average. Ever since the strike has been on the men have been working full time. He eays that while it Is reasonably certain that the coal Is being shipped from this district to help the anthracite operators out, it Is almost Impossible to locate the shippers. How ever, a close watch is being kept on the mines and If It Is ascertained that coal Is being shipped a strike will at once be de clared. A meeting of the sub-district presidents of this district has been called by President 'Gllday for Wednesday at Clearfield. FIRE BOSSES STAY IN PITS Efforts of Strikers to Bring- Them Out Are Xot a Success General Strike Order Not Obeyed. WILKESBARRE. Ta., June 16. As far as can be learned the effort of the striker to bring out the fire bosses and other bosses today was not as great a success as was expected by the union. Information as to the number that refused to go to work is difficult to be bad, but It Is generally believed the number was not great. The miners' leaders say that at least half of the Ore bosses promised to stop work. In the absence of reports they say they cannot at thla time give figures. Jasper Clark of Toledo, International president of the Team Drivers' association, who came here last night, saw President Mitchell today. Mr. Clark said his union Is In entire sympathy with the miners and will do everything possible to help them. If It were necessary to call out his men to help the miners be felt sure they would respond. There was a general shooting affray near the William A. colliery of the Lehigh Val ley Coal company at Dureay shortly after midnight. In which no one was hurt. There are conflicting reports as to the nature of the trouole. Residents of the neighbor hood said several coal and Iron police left the colliery after midnight and were at tacked by a number of men who were lying In wait. They managed to board a car for Plttston, It Is said, without being Injured. All this was denied at the office of the Lehigh Valley Coal company. Tha officials of tbe company said a number of Italians were having a celebration and that they began firing revolvers In the air. They were not near the colliery. Four coal and iron police cf the company were aeen at the offices today. They said they came Into the city to visit their families and get clothes. They deny they were attacked. Fire Boaaes Quit at Scranton. 8CRANTON, Pa., June 16. Nearly 100 fire bosses in the mines In the Lackawanna region refused to make the usual Inspec tions today In compliance with an order from strikers' headquarters, asking tbem to quit and thus assist the atrlkers In winning their fight. This la claimed to be more than half the force of these workmen in this region, and the result cannot be otherwise tban disastrous to the mining property, for with the accumulation of gas, pump-runners cannot keep at work. There Is also the danger of explosions, which only tbe greatest precaution can provide against. Those fire bosses who did not quit today are confidently expected to do ao tomorrow. Tbe companies wlU find it Impossible to fill tbe places of these men, as It requires much experience to become expert In this work. Robinson, the Delaware & Hudson deputy, who was shot through the right lung at blyphsnt late Saturday night by aome un known person, alleged to be a striker, Is still alive, with the chances against him. The company has offered 11.000 reward for the arrest and conviction of his assailant. Warren, O., June 16. Two hundred em ployes of the Warren City Boiler works went out on strike today because of the discharge of tbe president of their union by the officials of tbe company for which they worked. Strikers Return, to Work. BRAMWELL. W. Va.. June 16. Several hundred more strikers returned to work today In the Flat Top and Tug river coal fields, probably halt the number who struck a week ago having now returned to work. The remainder now out are becoming des perate. This morning probably 100 of tha strikers, heavily armed, left Simmons, where there are three collieries, and started on a march to Pocahontas. They allege that they will stop all work there. Many be lieve that troops will soon be necessary in this field, as serious trouble Is predicted. SHAMOKIN. Pa-. June 16. In response to the call issued by the United Mine Workers to the fire bosses for a general strike. Ninth district headquarters reports that 60 per eent of the bosses employed In thla district quit work today. Operators claim that not mors tban I per cent of the bosses went bom. Strikers Skirmish with Guards. SLUEFIELD, W. Va., June 11 There are not aa many men at work In tho flat top coal region today aa on Saturday. Several parties of ISO to 200 strikers are parading the field armed with rifles and a great many shots already have been ex changed between tbem and the' guards at tbs mines. At tb Buckley operation this morning a party of balf a hundred strikers, most of ihsm armed, prevented the men from going to work. Thirty-eight armed strikers were met thla jCuaUaued, M Second, Ja-i TRAIN BEATS SCHEDULE TIME Experimental Run of Fast Trains on Eastern Roads Proves Success. NEW TORK, June 16. Tbe hew special train over the Pennsylvania railroad that Is to make the trip from Chicago to Jersey City In twenty hours Vrrlved at tbe latter place at 8:35 o'clock this morning, three minutes ahead of schedule time. The trainmen said th trip was accomplished without a bitch. Tbe New York Central's first twenty-four hour train from Chicago arrived at tho Grand Central station at 9:26 a. m. today, four minutes ahead of time. The officials of the road reported that every Impor tant station of the route was panned ahead of time and that the trip was accomplished successfully without Incident. The train averaged forty-nine miles an hour for the entire trip of 9S0 miles. The running of these two twenty-hour trains by the Pennsylvania and New Tork Central Inaugurates the fastest regular service ever attempted between Chicago and New York. CLEVELAND, O., June 11 The new westbound Twentieth Century limited train on the Lake Shore pulled out of the Union station exactly on time, at 2:30 this morning. The high rate of speed called for by the new fast schedule was main tained, both east and west of Cleveland, the train frequently running at the rate of seventy-five miles an hour. Dispatches from Toledo, O., and Elkhart, Ind., state that the new flyer passed those points on schedule time. CHICAGO, June ie. New York to Chi cago In nineteen hours and fifty-seven minutes that is the record 'time made by the new fast trains put Into service by the Pennsylvania and Lake Shore railroads yes terday. The twenty-hour schedules over both were more than equaled. The train of the former road that left New York yes terday at 1:55 p. m., arrived here three minutes ahead of time, at 8:52 this morn ing. The Lake Shore train made exactly the same time, arriving three minutes ahead of tbe schedule at 9:42 a. m. EMIGRATION AGENTS MEET First Session to Open at Galveston, Texas, and Many Will Be lu I Attendance, CHICAGO, June 16. The first annual con gress of the land and emigration agents of the Southern Pacific Railway company Is to be held at Galveston, commencing June 20 and ending June 23. The Southern Pacific railway has a force of 350 emigration agents, through the states of Ohio, Indiana. Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Nebraska and Missouri. The Illinois, In diana and Iowa agents, numbering 175, will leave Centralis, 111., on tbe evening of the 17th of June by a special train. Accompanying the agents will be 450 In vestors and bomeseekers, making 525 people In one train. Several Pullman cars will go over tbe Chicago' & Eastern Illinois and Louisville & Nashville and all have ar ranged to meet in New Orleans and go by special train over the Southern Pacific to the point of destination. Tbe Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Southern Iowa dele gations will go south via . tbe Santa Fe, Rock Island, Missouri, Kansas Texas and 'Frisco lines, and it Is estimated that tbe agents and their friends when convened In Galveston will number about 1,500. G. M. McKlnney. general emigration agent of the Harrlman system, will ac company the Illinois delegation. , General Agent J. H. Lothrop of St. Louis will ac company the Missouri delegation. The de tails of the congress have been arranged by S. F. B. Morse, passenger traffic manager of the Atlantic system of the Southern Pacific company. DRIVE NEGR0ES FROM HOME Race War In Progress In Rural Illi nois Town But Five Colored Families Remain. CARBONDALE, 111., June 16. The race war which has been in progress at Eldorado, 111., since May 29, when a mob attacked the Colored Normal and Industrial school, a school modeled after tbe celebrated Tus kegee (Ala.) school, still continues. The homes of colored citizen have been stonde, warnings sent the occupants to leave tbe vicinity and shots fired Into their homes late at night. Many through fear have left. sacrificing their homes and In some In stances tbelr crops. There remain only five families and two of them will leave at once. Last night a mob visited Rev. Peter Green. pastor of tbe African Methodist church, and stoned bis house. Some of tbe white resi dents profess to fear that colored labor will be used In the mines opened In that vi cinity. Jefferson D. Alstone, president of the nor mal school, has been chosen bead of tbe school for life, according to the incorpora tion papers on file at Springfield, and against him an Intense feeling exists. The board of trustees, of whom Dr. Mitchell, a white physician, la president, will consider both the removal of the school and the choosing of a new president at the coming meeting, June 27. Governor Yatea baa been appealed to for srotectlon. CLEVELAND TO GET DEGREE Will Be First Person to Receive Title of Doctor of Jurisprudence la United States. PHILADELPHIA, Juna 16. Tbe degree of doctor of Jurisprudence (Juris utrlusque doctor) will be conferred upon former President Cleveland tomorrow during tho commencement exercises of the Augustln lan college of 8t Thomas, at Villa Nova, a suburb of this city. Mr. Cleveland will bear tbe distinction of being the first per son In the United States to receive this degree. Among others who will receive honorary degrees Is Baron von Hengervae, Austrian ambassador to tbe United States. Mr. Cleveland will be accompanied by Mrs. Cleveland and several of the faculty of Princeton university. Mr. Cleveland will address the graduating class of the college. INVESTIGATE RAILROAD POOL Georgia Iateratato Commerce Com mission Looks After Cotton Shipments. ATLANTA, Ga Juna 16. The Interstate Commerce Commission baa begun aa in vestigation In this city In regard to the alleged pooling of certain railroads rela tive to tbe handling of cotton shipments. It Is charged that several roads entering this city have formed a contract to pool shipments of cotton, fixing a pries and dividing the shipments according to tbe pool. Several prominent railroad officials bare beea subpoenaed to appear before tba federal fraud. Jury aa wlUeaaea, STUBBORN FIGHT IN FOURTH Republican Congressional Convention Settles Down for Long Siege. SEVEN CANDIDATES ARE IN THE FIELD Fifty Ballots Taken Without Any Break or Any One of the Aspl ts Having- a Com manding; Lead. BEATRICE. Neb.. June 16. (Special Telegram.) When the convention met here this evening to nominate the republican candidate for congress In the Fourth dis trict all Indications pointed to a stubborn contest, tbe outcome of which no one ventured to predict. The delegates bad gathered In full force during the day, with a numerous reinforcement of spectators and supporters of the different candidates. A large delegation from Falrbury, re splendent under red, white and blue um brellas and headed by a braes band, all wearing Hlnshaw badges, made the most striking showing, although other candi dates were well represented In the lobby and headquarters. With seven candidates In tbe field from eleven counties In tho district, no one seemed to have much lead over the other. Each of the candidates could count on hie own county and all the others promised to divide. The most positive strength was conceded to Sloan, but this made blm tha object ot the combined attack from .all others. The best observers expected the battle to sift down eventually to a fight of Sloan against the field. The convention organized with E. L. King of Polk county as chairman, A. B. Chris tian of York, secretary; T. J. Beckett of Saunders and J. C. Emery ot Gage, assist ant secretaries. Oratory was shut off with out ceremony and an Informal ballot had, which resulted: C. H. Aldrich of Butler, 21 -7; E. J. Hatner of Hamilton, 18 8-7; E. H. Hlnshaw of Jefferson, 42 3-7; John R. Pope of Sa line, 27 3-7; G. W. Post of York, 24; M. E. ShulU of Gage, 43 3-7; Charles H. Sloan of Fillmore. 32 3-7. The delegates then buckled down for a siege at formal balloting, but with little variation. In the fourth ballot Saunders, which bad been giving three votes to each, showed a friendly disposition to Sloan by doubling his quota to six and In tbe fifth gave Hlnshaw six also. The eighth ballot stood: Aldrich, 22; Hainer, 21; Hinshaw, 43, Pope, 24; Post, 21; Shultz, 41; Sloan. 38. The thirtieth ballot resulted: Aldrich, 20; Hlnshaw, 45; Hainer, 21; Pope, 24; Post, 21; Shultz. 39; Sloan. 39. The fiftieth ballot stood: Aldrich. 17; HinBhaw, 47; Hainer, 24; Pope, 26; Post, 21; Shultz, 39; Sloan, 36. The result of the 100th ballot was an nounced at 1 a. m. as follows: Aldrich, 19; Hinshaw, 45; Hainer, 25; Pope, 23; Poet, 21; Shultz, 40; Sloan, 37. HITCHCOCK FUSIONISTS MEET Democrats Favor W. E. Thompson for Governor nnd Populists Want R. D. Sutherland. PALISADE, Neb.. June 16. (Special Tele gram.) The Hitchcock county democratic convention met today and the following were elected delegates to the state and congressional conventions: C. C. Hats. A. J. Irvine, J. W. Mester and R. Ryan. They are for W. E. Thompson for governor. The convention adjourned to meet September 13 to nominate county officers. A. J. Er vine was elected chairman of the new com mittee and Jacob Dambach secretary. The populists elected the following dele gates to the state and congressional con ventions: O. H. Pickeit. G. Y. Kittle, L. H. Lawton and Joseph Bailey. They are for R. D. Sutherland for governor. G. Y. Kittle was renominated for county rnmmlsstoner. TRAGEDY IN NEW MEXICO Bookkeeper for Mining- Company Is Shot nnd Killed by a Saloonkeeper. CIERROLOS, N. M.. June 16. W. W. Atchison, a saloonkeeper, shot and killed James O'Meara and wounded William M. Thayer after a quarrel In Atchison's saloon at San Pedro. Atchison bad been drinking and was flourishing a revolver, wben O'Meara took It away from him. Atchison went home and secured a rifle and began to shoot, with tbe above result. O'Meara waa bookkeeper for the Santa Fe Gold and Copper Mining company and his home waa in New York, where his body will be aent. DE3 MOINES, la.. June 11 James O'Meara was born and reared In this city his father founding the Des Moines Manu facturing and Supply company. At the age of 18 he was appointed private messenger for Governor Sherman and rapidly earned promotion. For thirteen years, Including the Sherman, Larrabee and a portion of tbe Jackson administrations, be waa confiden tial clerk in the governor's office and was highly respected. INTERRUPTS JJ0RBECK TRIAL Swindled Man Says He Paid Detective for Recovering? His Check. . MINNEAPOLIS. June 16. The trial of Christopher 'orbeck of tbe detective force, for bribery, waa Interrupted today by a sensational occurrence. George F. Har vey another detective, has testified on the stand with reference to the swindling of one Peter Burg out of a check by confi dence men. Aslced if he received any money from Burg, he said he bad not. The state then put Burg himself on tbe stand and to the utter surprise of the defense Burg swore that be had paid Harvey $70 for recovering his check. This testimony was at once corroborated by another wit ness who saw the transaction. Judge Har rison Immediately ordered Harvey commit ted for perjury and recommended that the bribery affair be investigated by the grand jury. Tbe Norbeck trial then proceeded. FATAL FIREAT ST. LOUIS Freldmaa pros. Shoe Factory a Par tial Loss Girls Jump froas Windows. ST. LOUIS. Juna 16. The shoe factory of Freldmaa Bros., In West Olive street, was partially burned today. In the panic that resulted from ths fire, several gtrls jumped from the windows to tha sidewalk. One is reported fatally Injured and the others seriously hurt. The rest got out safely by way of tbe stairs and fire escapes. Tbe livery stables, owned by Messrs. Clump 4b Jump, was totally deatroyed while the shoe factory suffered only slightly from fire. Tba stock waa badly damaged by water. CONDITION 0FTHE WEATHER Forecast fnr Nehrask a Showers Tuesday; Wednesday Fair and Warmer. Temperature at Omaha Yesterday! Hour. Dri, Hour. Wear. 5 a. tu IVI 1 p. m MT O a. in 114 S p. m MM T . m (IT 3 p. m MT a. m no 4 p. m Ma a. m 2 It p. m 1 10 a. m 414 p. m wa 11 a. in tl.l r p. m . II H p. m i U p. m 01 SHRINERS TOURING STATE Visit 1os Angeles and Are tbe Recipients of Many ( Courtesies, LOS ANGELES, Cal., June 16. (Special Telegram.) Imperial Potentate Akin and a party of Shriners, which Included the Omaha representatives, occupied a special train which left San Francisco yesterday at 3 p. m. and arrived in this city shortly be fore 9 o'clock this morning. Here they were mnt by a committee of local Shriners. who had made preps rations for the entertain ment of the visitors hardly less elaborate than those at San Francisco. The imperial potentate and his fellow representatives, with their ladles, were given exclusive nse for the whole forenoon of the parlor car used by the president of the Los Angeles 8treet Car company. Transported In this they were taken about the city, and thence twenty miles out, past groves of orange, fig and olive trees, interspersed with the vegetation of the north, and to Santa Monica, the summer resort on the Pacific. Here on tbe beach the pilgrims rested and refreshed themselves In the commo dious home or th? Ocean Park Country club, which was placed at their disposal for the time being. Returning to Los An geles, the party was taken to the new Hotel Angelus, where they eat down to an elaborate luncheon. In the afternoon the visitors were tbe recipients of similar hospitality of another street car company of the city. Another elegantly equipped car was set aside for them and they were taken first to Pasadena, and thence to tbe base of Mount Lowe, whero they were transferred to still an other electric line, which carried them to tha summit of the mountain, nearly 5,000 feet above sea level. Refreshments were here served at the hotel and the railway officials who had so generously entertained the visitors were each presented with one of the large Tangier temple badges, which are the admiration of all Shriners attend ing the imperial council. The recipients made brief addresses, expressing their pleasure at the appreciation shown by tbe visitors. ' THEATRICAL MEN UNITE Plan to Secure Bookings Independent of So-Called Theatrical Syndicate. NEW YORK, June 16. An organization was effected here today to unite individual theatrical managers of the country for the purpose of securing bookings Independent of the so-called theatrical syndicate. It Is called the Independent Booking agency. The agreement upon which "the new agency was established was entered today by Har rison Crey Flske. Maurice Campbell and James K. Hackett. The organizers disclaim any intention to enter into competition with or pursue In any way an organized policy against ex isting booking combinations. They ssy they have united to form an agency through which their own and outside attractions may secure bookings Independent of the existing combinations and that the Inde pendent agency Is not formed for pecuni ary gain. The Independent agency begins with eight attractions on Its books, including Mrs. FiBke, Henrietta Grossman, James K. Hackett in "The Crisis" and Isabel Irving In a special company for "The Crisis" and "Mistress Nell" and "Captain Mollle." SHEEPMEN SHOT DOWN IN CAMP One Man Killed and Another Wound cd, Probnbly ns Outgrowth of Quarrel. CHEYENNE, Wyo., June 16. (Special Telegram.) A gang of unknown men last night attacked a sheep camp fifty miles west of Cssper. Fred Kassahan was killed and Dan Ferris seriously wounded. Early yesterday morning Kassahan and Ferris had trouble with Tom Murphy, a nephew of E. 8. Murphy, one of the wealthiest sheepmen In central Wyoming, who was employed at their camp. Murphy refused to leave their camp and they mounted their horses, and, armed with whips, drove the young man away. He swore to return with assistance and clean the camp out. Shortly after midnight last night Kas sahan and Ferris were awakened by shots. Both got up and Kassahan received a bul let In the head, dying Instantly. Ferris escaped through the brush with a bullet In his breast. He says be recognized tbe voices of Tom Murphy and bis uncle among those that did the shooting. A sheriff's posse has gone to the scene. Further trou ble Is expected for the friends of the dead man have sworn to avenge his death. CAPE HORN PIGEON CASE Is Called Up Again Through the Arbi trator, Who Wants Further Expert Evidence. NEW BEDFORD. Mass.. June 16. The celebrated Cape Horn Pigeon case, In which the governments of tbe United States and Russia have figured since 1893, Is brought up once mora through the arbitrator, Hon. M. T. M. C. Asser, advisor of the minister of the foreign affairs for Holland, asking for further expert evidence before render ing a decision. Crptaln George O. Baker of this city hss been Selected aa the ex pert and ha sailed Saturday for Holland. During 1883 tbe Cape Horn Pigeon, a seal ing vessel, was seized by a Russian gov ernment vessel in tba Bering sea. The firm claims 145,000 damages aa the result of that seizure. CANDYMAKERS TO COMBINE Gigantic Deal On to Organise Mann, faeturera Throughout the Middle West. CINCINNATI. June 16. The Confection era Review says that Edwin Corbln of New York was here the last week, per fecting tha combination of western candy manufacturers, and is confident that It will be In operation July 1. Corbln is In Chi cago this week. The factories are taken oa g basis of part cash and the remainder In stock aa financed by an eastern trust company. Tbs combine includes factories la Cin cinnati, Chicago. 8t. Louis, Indianapolis, Louisville. Buffalo and Rrinit RinMi Tk. 1 capitalization U to be 110,000,000, ROOSEVELT MAKOME (Senators Millard and Dietrich Call and Urge Him to Viiit Nebraska, LOOKS WITH FAVOR ON THE PROPOSITION Desires u Boe Borne Portions of Bute Hot Previously Visited by Him. BEET SUGAR MEN HOLD A CONFERENCE Fourteen of TLem Agree te Stand Out Againt Present Eeciprocitj Bill. SETTLE ALLIANCE LAND OFFICE MATTER After Talk with Senator Millard President Derides to Send Van Uuaklrk's Name to Senate for Confirmation. (.From a Staff Correspondent.) WASHINGTON, June 16. (Special Tele gram.) President ltoosevclt will in all probability pay a visit to Nebraska about October 1. Senators Dietrich and Millard had an interview with the president thla morning in regard to bis forthcoming west ern tour and urged upon him the very great Importance of including Nebraska on his western trip. The president stated he desired to see Nebraska again and 11 possible the sections of tbe scats which be bad not heretofore visited. He stated tiat his Itinerary had been by no meant completed nor would It be for some time to come, in view of conditions, but he .bought favorably of the project of Includ ing .Nebraska in his Itinerary. The sena tors were greatly encouraged over tbe talk they had with the chief executive and they have no doubt but be will devote ont day at least to tbe Antelope state. Senator Dietrich suggested that the prest denldent reach Omaba on the evening ol September 30 and deliver1 an address either In tbe opera house or possibly in a tanl that may be erected for the purpose. That early on the morning of October 1 ha leave Omaha for a ruu on the Union Pacific aa far aa Kearney stopping at points along the way and that from Kearney he come east on the Burlington & Missouri Rivet to Lincoln, finishing his tour of Nebraska . at the Nebraska capital with a night ad dress. This program was submitted to blm in a tentative manner In order that wben he comes to make up his Itinerary the president would have before him the sug gestions of the two senators aa to what Uiey believe would meet with enthusiastlo 6upport on the part ot the section the slats to be visited. The president la receiving invitations from everywhere and It waa the desire of the senators from Nebraska to get their invitations on file at aa early - . day so Nebraska would not be entirely shut out when the president comes to make up his extensive trip into the west and south. Talks Over Alliance Land Ofllcc, After the senators bad presented th question of Including Nebraska In his tout of the west Senator Millard remained tot a few minutes, talking with blm over tht nomination for the reglsterahip of tba land office at Alliance. It appears that protesu against the appointment ot J. R. Van Boa kirk for register to succeed M. F. Dorlng ton have been filed at tbe White House and it was for the purpose of discusalcg these protest, which are said to have originated at the instance of Mr. Dorlar ' ton, the president desired to talk wlca Senator Millard. The Junior senator want over tbe matter with tbe president and urged that no attention be paid to the pro tests. He showed the president a letter from one of the. leading cltlzeua ot Alliance and he made so clear a case for Mr. Van Bosklrk that tbe president at ones wrote a note to the secretary of tbe interior direct lng Mr. Van . Bockirk'a name be sent to him for transmission to the senate. It la thought Van Bosklrk'a name will go to tba senate tomorrow. Compart on Cuban Reciprocity, Cuban reciprocity baa struck on tbe rocks. Fourteen senatora last night bald a secret conference at the home of Senator Elkins and entered a compact to fight Cuban reciprocity to the bitter end. It was agreed at tbe conference that should the Spooner bill for reciprocity with Cuba be presented to the senate aa a committee bill coming from the committee on rela tione with Cuba then Senator Dietrich la to offer an amendment to the bill In tba senate repealing the differential oa refined sugars and attaching It to the raw product, with tbe further clause stipulating that Cuba shall put in operation In tbe Island our Immigration laws. This, It la argued, will make a direct Issue and one upon which tbe beet sugar advocates are willing to atand. The fight between the contend ing factions Is growing more bitter daily and tbe result of last night's conference at Senator Elkins' bouse, which waa attended by both the Nebraska aenatora, waa tha talk of the capital today. The advocates of reciprocity are bitterly opposed to Sena tor Dietrich's umendment knocking oft tbe differential on refined sugar and do not hesitate to say that If It comes to that alternative the aubject of help for Cuba through a reciprocity bill will be abandoned for the session. Thla, It la believed, la Just what the beet augar advocates are playing for. Another alternative waa being discussed this afternoon by the opponents to recipro city, suggesting that the president negotiate during the summer and fall g reciprocity treaty with Cuba to be submitted to the next session of congress. Tha beet augar men claim for this plan that It will units the republican party on tbe eve of the -elections and postpone further talk about reciprocity until after tbe elections. They urge further that the treaty would take ths question out of tbe bands ot the bouse al together and make It a subject for the senate to act upon alone. Steps were taken by the beet augar aenatora lata this afternoon to bring tbe compromise above suggested to the attention of tha reciprocity advocates Immediately, that it might be freely discussed before tba con ference of republicans to assemble next Wednesday, which It Is understood will be called Immediately after the bill for reci procity with Cuba Is reported tomorrow from the committee on relations with Cuba. Conservative aenatora who were seen to night, while hopeful something jnay be dona for Cuba In Its dilemma, are doubtful whether any Cuban legislation Is enacted during tbe present session of congress. Caucus of Iowa Delegation. Senator Allison, dean of tha Iowa dele gation, today aent out notices to tbs mem bers of that delegation to meat In ths private rooms of the speaker tomorrow at 2:30 for the purpose of deciding upen ths federal patronage of tha stats. Efforts wers made last Saturday to get tba dale gatlon together but by reason of tba ab stuca ot Major Lavcey from tba pit J