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ESTABLISHED JUNE 1!, 1871. OMAHA, SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 9, 1002 TWENTY-FOUR PAGES. SINGLE COPY FIVE CENTS. fl - - & FENCES COME D(NYSlSUICIDE TWJH BELATIVES Indications Such Will Be Baling of the la tsrior Department SECRETARY TAKES MATTER UP AT ONCE President Urges Speedy Determination of the Queitiom Involved. HAS INTERVIEW WITH COLONEL MOSBY Cabinet Also Disousses Sanation and the Cattlemen's Protests. PREPARING WAR DEPARTMENT REPORT Secretary Root Will Make Strong Reeommendutloa that the Arm 7 Cunteen Re Hf-KUb. llabed. (From a Staff Correspondent.) WASHINGTON, Nov. 8. (Special Tele gram.) Secretary Hitchcock will early next week take under consideration ques tion! which have arisen In Nebraaka and elsewhere In the west regarding the al leged Illegal fencing of the public domain by cattlemen. In fact, the question was discussed at the cabinet meeting yesterday and It Is understood the president urged the aecretary of the Interior to speedy action. Colonel Mosby some days ago had an extended talk with the president and laid before him many facts tending to show that hundreds of thousands of acre of public land are now Illegally occupied by cattlemen which should be free and open to occupancy of homesteadera. At any rate, there will be some decisive step taken by Secretary Hitchcock during the coming week. As an ofllclal of the Interior department who la In close touch with Secretary Hitchcock expressed It today: "Tha fences will come- down and stay down. The president baa taken a hand." Secretary Root baa begun the prepara tion of his annual report, which this year will be of particular Interest to the army, aa It will contain special recommendations regarding the general ataff, army war col. lege, militia and the scheme for annual field maneuvers. The secretary is deter mined to express himself In very positive terms In favor of the re-establishment of tha army canteen and his report will In elude a atrong recommendation on thla object. Consolidating- Departments. He will also again recommend legiala- tlon favoring the consolidation of supply departments of the army, aa be believes considerable Improvement will result from placing the quartermaster's, subsistence and pay departments under one head, with out at the aame time destroying the In dividual character of each branch. An other feature of the report which baa al ready been mapped out by Secretary Root will relate to the reduction of the military force during the paat year from over 79,000 Wn to the minimum provided by law of less than (Q.OOff. He will' point out that thla reduction waa accomplished gradually nd without detriment to the Intereata of the country, the Improved situation in the Philippines permitting the withdrawal1 of a large force to the United States and a i-iucilon In the army to about 66,000 men aa early aa last July. Thla was further reduced to 69,000 on October 1, and an other reduction Is now in progress, so that within a ahort ttme the army will be at the minimum. Ia tha Departments. The postmaster at Newton, la., will be allowed one additional letter carrter on December 1. The comptroller of the currency haa ap proved the Dee Molnea National bank of Dee Molnea as reaerve agent for the First National bank of Mason City, la. William H. Knox of Brookings, 8. D., has been appointed assistant In the soil division of the Agricultural department. Miss Mary E. Howell of Chamberlain, 6. P.. haa been appointed laundresa at the Santee Indian achool, Nebraska, and Mlas Katherlne B. Frailer of Meadville, Pa., cook at Lower Brule, 8. D. W. B. Dew, superintendent of the Arap. ahoe Indian achool at Darlington, Okl., haa been transferred to be superintendent of Wind River bearding achool. Shoahons reservation, Wyoming, vice O, M. Meyer, transferred to Arapahoe. The proposal of R. J. Oaddts of Lincoln to repair the storm doorsj sheds, etc., of the federal building at Lincoln, Neb., at n eoat of 121. haa been accepted. PETTED BEARS DO DAMAGE Rational Park Superintendent Makes Many Recommendations In v Annaal Report. WASHINGTON, Nov. i. The annual re port of the superintendent of the Yellow atone National park predicts that there will be a considerable Increase in every species of large gam throughout the reservation. Ha says the bear are harmless, while left alone and kept In a perfectly wild state, but when fed and petted they lose all fear of human beings, and cause dam age to property. It la auggeated that the black cock and the eepercalxte game birds of Northern Europe, be Introduced. Only two forests Ares of any alxe occurred during the year and neither caused great damage. It la recommended that Fort Yellow atone be enlarged to a four-troop, or squad ron, poet and be garrisoned by the troops of two different regiments. The grand total of all vlsltora to tbe park during tbe aeaaon waa 13.433. PAYNE OPPOSES SOUTHERNERS Wants Less of Theas to Partlrlpate In Matloaal Repablleaa Party Conventions. WASHINGTON. Nov. . -There la no au thority for coupling the name of the prea Ident wth the atatement published, today that the administration la in favor of change in the baala of, and a reductions In tha representation of tbe southern atatea la national republican conventions and in the bouse of representatives." George Payne made thla atatement yea terday: "My position on the question of the basts of the presentation In republican na tional conventions," aald Mr. Payne, "la well understood. For many years I have believed the present basis unfair and lm proper. I believe so now, and expect to always believe so, and I hope to sea that .taala changed by the next national con yeutloa. There is no power to change the x basis of representation, except by action li ui convention ussii. I, raves Them Nothing, bnt Pokes Fan at All, Beitlanlaai with Hla Wife. (Copyright, IS, by Press Publlhlng Co.) PARIS, Nov. . (New York World Ca blegram Special Telegram.) Hopeful relatives have Just asked the courts to set aside the will of a rich hosier named Begls, who hanged himself twenty-two years ago. Just before hla death he sent the prefect of the Seine a document read ing: "Th! Is my last will and testament. To begin with. gM ready for a good laugh, laughtpr Is liejilthy. I became aware of the fart too late In life. 1 have wept and suffered no much that now I nm very near my death. Summon all my relatives. Let ne begin with 'my wife. Is the present? Yes, look at her. I'nder her heavy coun try looking exterior Is hidden a very cute woman. 1 am sure that she Is now smil ing. Hho has often obtained money from me and It wn she who once told me th;it In the present age It's the cute one who tatchea the others napping. That being so, It's my turn to catch her and ahe will have no legacy. Let u pass on to another. And so the will ran, twitting all the relatives with thtlr fallings and cutting them all off, not even with a shilling. Mr. Begls left all hla fortune, amounting to several thousand dollars, to tbe prefect of the Seine for charitable purposes, The will closed aa follows: I bequeath my tongs and noker to Mme. . With them she wll' be able to make as much row as she pleases, and as I know her to be very greedy. 1 also give her the ion ten Is of my cellar. Don't l"t my concierge have anything. She Is the wickedest old sinner alive. When you receive thin will 1 shall have ceased to live TOBACCO TRADE IS UNEASY German Manufacturers Frightened Over the American Invasion of Their Field. (Copyright. 1902, by Press Publishing Co.) BERLIN, Nov. 8. (New York World Ca blegram Special Telegram.) The German tobacco manufacturers are growing uneasy about the American combine, which threat ens to ruin their trade. As the months pass tbe American band la becoming visible in this Industry. One of tbe largest cigar factories In Dresden, the Jasmatxl, Is In American hands, and ao are several smaller ones elsewhere. The organ of the German tobacco trade aaya Americans are ap proaching the owners of the German cigar factories to get their whole output, but aa there are 10,000 tobacco factories In Germany the combine cannot aecure a monopoly. The other trade organs are not ao hope ful. Complaints are made that even now It la Impossible for the German factorlea to get enough Havana tobacco of decent qual ity, all having been snapped up by the United States, leaving to Germany only the refuse. ARE ANGRY WITH THE CZARINA Russians Object to Haklsg a Bath Room of Alexander II. 'a Cabinet. (Copyright, 19CC. by Press Publishing Co.) ST. PETERSBURG,: Nov., (New York World Cablegram Special Telegram.) The ciarlna taa aa unfortunate faculty of mak ing herself unpopular. Her latest false step haa been the turning of Alexander Us cabinet into a bathroom. Thia waa the room In which the present czar'a grand father wrote hla epoch-making ukase liberating 13,000,000 of Russian aerfa. He expressed a wish that the room and all Its contents should be preserved Intact aa memorial of his great deed. It had been kept In that condition for forty years, but the present ciarlna thought It could be turned to better use aa a bath room, so she ordered all the papers, documents and furniture sent to a museum. This baa raised a storm of resentment among those Russians, probably the majority, who are glad of an excuse for attacking her ma jesty. " COMING TO VISIT OLD HOME Henry llarland, the Author, Sails Room for the United State. (Copyright. 1902. by Prese Publishing Co.) LONDON, Nov. 8. (New York World Ca blegramSpecial Telegram.)-Henry Har- land. the author of that phenomlnally suc cessful atory, "The Cardinal's Snuff Box," will aall for New York on Campania at the end of thla month. Hia parenta lived in Norwich, Conn., but he haa passed most of hia life In Europe, where he married some yeara ago a charming American woman. Miss Atlne Merrlam of Boston. Mr. Har- land Intends to stay some time in the United States. He will be greatly missed by a wide circle of literary frlenda in Lon don, among whom he Is a great favorite. The queen gave him a medal containing miniatures of the king, herself, the prince and the princess of Walea. NUN LEADS THE STUDENTS Astoalahea tho Professors at Prague by Her Versatility and Ability. ' (Copyrighted. 102. by Preas Publishing Co.) BERLIN, Nov. . (New York World Ca blegramSpecial Telegram.) A veiled nun. Slater Thomasla Rujxe ot the Dominican or der and a native of Moravia, la tbe most distinguished student now attending the University of Prague. The professors say she is the most gifted woman they have ever known. She haa been proficient in the most abtruse forms of the higher matbe matica and physics and now Is beating all rivals in mental philosophy and aesthetics 8lster Thomasla is one of fourteen chil dren of a very poor shopkeeper. 8he Is not handsome, but la a remarkable looking woman, with brilliant, dark eyea, long, oval face and ollve-tlnted complexion. OMAHA MAN IS ACQUITTED Higher Court In France Reverses Vr diet Holding Him Calpable la Automobile Aeeldont. (Copyright. 1902. by Presa Publishing Co.) PARIS, Nov. 8 (New York World Ca blefam Special Telegram.) Trafford Hutaaon of Omaha, while riding In an auto mobile Ust June, ran down and killed shepherd on the road between Lieusaint and Melun. He waa sentenced In the po lice court at Melun to eight daye' Imprls onment and to pay a One of 1 40. Mr Huteoon appealed, and has Just been ac quitted and exonerated from all blame. Mr. and Mra. Huteson, who have been in the habit of motoring, are ataylng at the Hotel Rlts. George W. Wurts, formerly la the United Btatea diplomatic service, and hla wife, are also at tha iietel Rita, enterUlAiog largely, SAILS FOR DURBAR Countess Cora, Late of New York, Will Attend India's Pete. KNOWN AS POPULAR AMERICAN PEERESS Eschews Smart Set, bnt Aids Roseberjr's Political Aspirations. OTHER FAMOUS WOMEN AID THIS WORK Feature of Talk is Pine fretting and Much Jewelry. THREE OTHER EARLS HAVEHELPED SOCIETY Fetched Wives from This Side and So Added to Pleasures of Those In High Places on Other. (Copyright, lu2. by Press 4 nlng qo.) 1.UNUU.N, Nov. 8. (NeW .World Ca blegramSpecial Telegrr quartet of former New York wo-' b'o are now countesses, have beeo pillar In differ ent sete of the nob ' , jough not closely identified with v m known as the "smart" set. Tr . the wives of the earls of Orford," ..ervllle and Donougb more, and th . vw of the late earl of Strafford. ' Countess Cora of Strafford was the widow of Samuel Colgate of New York, when she married on December 6, 1898, the fourth earl of Strafford, who was killed by a rail way train five months later. She Is known as Countess Cora, to distinguish her from the wife of the preaent earl of Strafford the brother of the fourth earl. She sailed today for India to attend the great coronation durbar at Delhi as a guest of Viceroy and Lady Curzon. She was a conspicuous figure recently at the first reception of Lady Colebrooke, who Is trying to start a salon In the in terest of the Rosebery wing of the liberal party. The reception In Lady Colebrooke's beau tiful house in Stratford place enabled sev eral American women to take the shine out of their English rivals. Lord Rosebery himself waa present and was In a very agreeable humor, complimenting Lady Colebrooke on her great success. Countess Cora wore black velvet, severely plain, but for a huge ?abochon of tur quoise on one side of the corsage and 1 fringe of black chenille depending from It. Mlas Colgate, her daughter, was in simple white chiffon, with a pearl neck lace and pearl strings threading her hair. Depew'a Relative the Beauty. The generally admitted beauty of ' tbe night waa Mrs. Vonandre, Senator Depew's sister-in-law, who waa gowned In white satin, with pearls, clusters of lovely white roses and sparking diamonds In her hair. Tbe countess of Essex was superb In white aatln, woven in with glistening gold thread, a atrap of gardenias across one boulder,', while the other had a wide band of enormous diamonds hanging 1n fringes and nmall ones falling from a cluster-of flowers on one aide. Around the throat great ropes of pearls were twisted and a wide and high tiara of diamonds was on her head. Another handsome American woman who waa much admired was Mrs. Adair, In black and gold, with twists of gauze in her hair and a diamond collar with strings of pearls around her neck. The countesa of Orford, the wife of the present earl of Orford, was Louise Melissa Corbin, a daughter of D. C. Corbln of New York. She waa married on May IT, 1S8S and had had two children, a son, who died on May 20, 1S93, aged yeara, and Dorothy Rachael Melissa, who Is In her 12th year. Tbe countess of TankervtUe was Leonora Sophie Van Marter, daughter of J. O. Van Marter of New York. She married the preaent earl of Tanker vl lie on October 23, 1895. They have a 5-year-old son called by his father's second title. Baron Ossulton and a daughter, Ida Olivia Sophie, who will be 4 yeara old tomorrow. Their daughter Georglana, who would have been yeara old now, lived only one day. The countess entertalna most hospitably at Chilllngham castle, Belford, Northumberland. Tbe countess of Donoughmore, second daughter of Michael P. Qraoe, brother ot ex-Mayor William R. Grace of New York, married the alxth earl of Donoughmore in London last December. The bride' family showered Jewels on her at the time of the wedding. . POPE SEES END APPROACHING Spraka Feelingly on the Subject to Australian Cardlnnl Who Visits Him. (Copyright, 130J, by Press Publishing Co.) ROME, Nov. 8. (New York World Cable gramSpecial Telegram.) Cardinal Moran had a farewell audience on Sunday with the pope, who aald to him: 'Cardinal, I advise you to leave Imme diately, for the good ot your diocese, where you are ao loved, but at the same time I would wish you to remain." "Why, holy father?" asked the cardinal. "To spare you the trouble of returning soon from Australia for the next conclave," waa the reply. Cardinal Moran naturally answered with compliment. Tbe Vatican prelates have noticed that lately the pontiff has often referred in audiences to hla not far distant end. On Tuesday he completed twenty-four years eight months and fourteen daya of hla pontificate, which la only shorter than that ot si. reter ana i-ius ia. yet le is affirmed In Vatican circles that the pope has not been ao well In ten years aa he Is now, when hla ninety-third birthday la but tour months away. Father Duntord, the leader of the Eng lisb pilgrimage, which haa Just been re celved, tella the World correspondent be thinks tbe pope looks better than when he saw him two yeara ago. Nothing about tbe pope la more to be marveled at than tla wonderful memory. Father Dunfor-1 told the pontiff that he la the rector of g chapel at Lincoln's Inn Fields, London whereupon tbe pope replied: "Yes, I remember it perfectly. I used to say mass there when on a visit te Lon don forty-six years ago." Then he went on to minutely describe the chapel aa it waa. He took great Interest in the de scription of the changes the chapel haa undergone since then. Cardinal Svampa, the archbishop of Bologna, haa forbidden bis priests to ride bicycles In public Tbla prohibition clashes with the permission granted by other bishops. It is rumored that the Vatican will publish soon a decision on the ques tion of allowing laf uae of bicycles by eccleelaaUta. BLOWS IN THE GOULD MONEY Count Boni Caatellaae Eatertalna King of Portugal la Sump tuous Manner. (Copyrighted. by Press Publishing Co.) PARIS, Nov. 8. (New York World Cable gramSpecial Telegram.) Tho expelling ot Count Bonl de Cattellane from the French Chamber ot Deputies yesterday for the al leged buying of his election from the Cas tellane district of the department ot the Basses-Alpes, has renewed Interest In the count's entertainment Of King Charles of Portugal last Monday at Chateau Marais, near St. Cberon. The cost of the day's shooting has been estimated at not less than $26,000.' Every thing was done on a magnificent scale. There waa a special train to and from Paris the distance la about 100 miles. At luncheon and dinner the rarest, costliest delicacies and wlnea were ssrfed with prodigality. The equipage In which Count Bonl took the king frqm the railway sta tion to tbe chateau was more' brilliantly equipped and splendidly horsed thgn that ot many sovereigns. On such an occasion the count not only displays a regal taste, but he permit a no money consideration to enter Into bis arrangementa. The hunting suite was apparelled In cos tumes copied exactly from those worn by the huntsmen ot the "Grand Monarque," Louis XIV, .but the king wore- a sober. workmanlike, brown tweed shooting euit and an alpine hat. The countess, who received the king on the steps of the chateau and went on his arm Into the luncheon room, was attired In a simple blue- serge dress, with a bolero Jacket. In the ajtttotlng King Charles, who la a crack shot, accounted for 125 pheasants and thirty-Ova partridges about one-third of the entire bag- On re turning to the chateau a light repast waa served, during which Boldla' orchestra from Paris supplied fine music. Then followed a theatrical representation In a. small salon. where a atage had been erected. "Chon chette,'' an operetta "by CatY flavet and Robert Alers and music by Claude Terrasse, waa played by May Dearly anllfeall Bentha, who won the warm applause end personal congratulations from tb'e king. Dinner was served at I oiclock. The sight presented by the table, sparkling with the Castellane crystal and silverware and covered with lovely flowers, was uncom monly beautiful. The king eat. at the mid die of the table. On his right sat the countess, who wore a superb decollette cos tume of moussellne de sole of white and rose. In her hair sparkled choice dl monds and on her neck, was a beautiful string ot pearls. The count sat oposlte his majesty. The twenty-eight guests Included the duchesses of Luynes and ot Rohan and the marchioness of Castellatne. - After din ner the guests stood on the 'steps of the chateau and saw the flrewo-ka and Illum inations. The castle and'-) surroundings were lighted as If by .enc' antment. Tbe display terminated d with a '.-and set piece representing tbe arms of i royal house of Tortugal. At 11 o'clocl Vjving inaues bade Countess Bonl adleu.f ying that he had greatly enjoyed tbe 4 f'e entertain ment. SOMETHING Of.lOTHARlO Ciraad Duke Paul of Hsiula Haa Had Several Senaatlonal Love -Affairs, (Copyrighted. 1902. by Press Publishing Co.) VIENNA. Nov. 8. (New York World Ca blegram Special Telegram.) The clandes tine marriage of Grand Duke Paul Alex androvitch ot Russia and Mrs. Plstolcora, tbe daughter of his one-time aide-decamp, ia the latest act in a remarkable do mestic drama. The grand duke had ob tained through Povledonostseff, tbe procur ator ot tbe holy synod, a separation for Mrs. Plstolcora from her husband on the solemn pledge that he would never marry her. That pledge he broke In resentment of the czar'a contemptuous attitude toward tbe woman, who, It waa understood, should be received at court. Grand Duke Paul waa married first In June. 1889, to Princess Alexandra of Greece, who then waa 19 yeara old, very charming and deeply In love with her handsome husband. But within a year the princess discovered that he wae oaylng marked attention to the Grand Duchess Serge, then the most beau tiful and attractive woman in the Russian court, the .wife of his next older brother, and the aister of the preaent czarina. In the summer of 1891 all the imperial family assembled at the Crimea. The princess waa expecting a visit from the stork. She was made twice exceedingly unhappy by her husband's course, and In September there waa what waa reported to be a car riage rccldent, though there are those who say the truth la she committed eulctde by Jumping out of tbe carriage when the horses were running down g steep hill, dying five daya later. The king of Greece wrote a bitter letter to Czar Alexander III and haa never aet toot in Russia since then, refusing even to accompany the queen to the czar'a deathbed. After Grand Duke Paul'a marriage with Mra. Plstolcora the czar dismissed him from the Russian army, In which he waa a lieutenant gen eral and commander of the Guarda corps and haa banished the grand duke and hla new wife. They will take up their resi dence at Cannea. France. MAKE A STUDY OF BRIGANDS I'aable to Comprehend the Sympathy of Peaaaata with tho Outlawa. (Copyright, 102. by Press Publishing Co.) ROME, Nov. 8. (New York World Ca blegramSpecial Telegram.) Profs. Mor se 111 ot Genoa and De Sanctis of Rome have made an exhaustive psyschologlcal study of the notorious bandit, Mustlno, and will publish soou the result of their re searches in "Tbe Biography ot a Bandit." They have also made Investigations In Calabria and Sicily to discover the secret of the peasant' sympathy with the bri gands, who inflict on them terrible wrongs a sympathy due neither to terror nor to bribery. CAKE WALK AMUSES PARISIANS Characteristic Negro Performance Given Minns tha Local Color. (Copyrighted, 1M2, Press Publishing Co.)' PARIS, Nov. 8. (New York World Ca blegramSpecial Telegram.) The Paris lane are much entertained by tha nightly cake walk of the Nouveau Cirque, which they call "American." All tbe "local color" la there except the negroes, and at the end of tbe walk the cake is eeremon lously presented with French, not Ethio pian gravity. All the world la rushing to see It, and the French never, tire of say leg: "It la American and anything A marl can alwaya la aurtliaf." CALLS CHARGES LIES General Hughes Replies to Slanders 01 Philippine 8oUiers. SAYS INSURGENTS BURNED IL0IL0 TOWNS Troops Left Country Uninjured and Did Mich Good Work. BRIDGES BUILT, ROADS IMPROVED BY MEN Natives Aided in Every Way Possible by Fighting Force. TERRITORY EVEN SAVED FROM FLAMES Rebels Fired Houaea and Crops When ever Possible, but Anterlraaa Cap tared gone Land and 80 Preserved It lataet. WASHINGTON. Nov. 8. The War depart ment made public today a statement by General R. P. Hughes in reply to charges contained In a letter written by Henry Loomla Nelson to a Boston paper on Aug ust 25. General Hughes quotes the following ex tract from the letter: "The Eighteenth regiment of regulars marched from Hollo In tbe south to Capls in the north of Panay under orders to burn every town from which they were at tacked. As a result they left a strip ot land sixty miles wide from one end ot the Island to the other, on which the tradi tional crow could not have flown without provisions. That Is what burning means and no more. It Is not done for the fun of the thing, but out of stern necessity." General Hughes, who commanded In Panay at the lime, aaya the burning of Hollo was shown by the official records of the Insurgent counsel to have been the work of the insurgents. He says the troops by some work, some fighting and much ex posure to fire were able to wrench a por tlon of Hollo from the flames. After reviewing the work of the Elgh teenth in Panay, he adds: "It has thus been shown that the Eigh teenth regulars had no order to burn all towna from which tbey were attacked and that they did not leave a atrip of land sixty miles wide from one end of tbe island to the other over which the traditional crow could not have flown without provisions, but aa a matter of fact they did leave the country uninjured, the towns and villages intact, the roada Improved, tbe brldgea built and tbe natives of the section covered were left in the full enjoyment of their property and rights." WEST INDIAN MEDALS READY Indians Mea Will Be First Recipients, but Other Crewe Will Follow, WASHINGTON, Nov. I. The , Bureau of Navigation-ia ready to dlatrtouto to en listed 'mea. the West Indian medal awarded under act ot congress, approved March 8, 1901. ' Tbe bureau has decided to publish (he lists ot men by vessels, commencing with Indiana. An applicant who la not now In the service must forward tbe discharge he received between July 4, 1898, and the present time, which will be returned with hla medal. The name and postofflce address In every case should be legibly written In tbe ap plication. Enlisted men now in the aervice are re quired to make application through their commanding officers. The medals for other vessels will be dig trtbuted later. BUTTONS HAVE NO MEANING Portraits of Roosevelt and Shaw Worm In lows laaued by Hon partisan Committee. WASHINGTON, Nov. 8. R. B. Arm strong, private aecretary to Secretary Shaw, today aald there waa no political sig nificance in tbe fact that a button waa being widely distributed In Iowa bearing the portraits ot the president and Mr. Shaw. The buttona were provided at the time of tbe proposed vialt of Messrs. Roosevelt and Shaw to Denlson, Ia. They were prepared without any thought ot political significance by a nonpartisan citizens' committee and were to- be given out aa souvenirs of the occaelon. PROBE NEBRASKA LAND FRAUD Department of Justice Will Call Homeatendlng Wldowa Before Omaha Grand Jury, WASHINGTON, Not. 8. The alleged fraudulent homestead entries on landa In Nebraska are to be Investigated by the De partment of Justice, to which tbe matter haa been referred by the Interior depart mem. , A large amount of land la Involved and a number of apecial agenta have been sua pended In connection with the proceedings. Many ot tbe so-called widows who went to Nebraska from Chicago and the north west to make the entries are expected to be summoned aa witnesses before tbe grand Jury which meeta tbla month at Omaha. TREATY HALTS FOR MAIL Cuban Negotlatlana Delayed Owing to the Late Arrival of Iustrartloaa. WASHINGTON, Nov. 8. Senor Quesada, the Cuban minister, today had a short In tervlew with Secretary Hay regarding the proposed treaty. Only tbe general aubject was discussed. Senor Quesada haa received certain In strurtlons, but awalta further direction before entering Into negotiations. These would have reached here today but for th non-arrival of tbe legation mall from Cuba GUNBOAT RELIEVES CONSUL Vaeauela Gaaraateea Kot to Seek Mora Foreed Loaas from ' Mr. Balae. WASHINGTON. Nov. 8 The trip of the gunboat Marietta to Barcelona resulted In a satisfactory settlement ot tha case of Vice United States Consul Balse. Tbe State department has been notified that tbe guards have been removed from Mr. Batie'a bouse and office and assurances givsa by the authorities that he would not be molested again. THE BEE BULLETIN. Forecast for Nebraska Fair Sunday: Colder In South Portion; Monday increas ing Cloudiness and Warmer. Page. 1 Cattle Fences Come fit. Rotables "all for Durbar. Hashes Calls Charges I.les. Halt In Rate Case Hearing. Kaiser Visits King Kdwurd. Kara Bernhardt la Fifty-Eight. British Liberal Cheerful. 3 D. K. Thompson fines to Brnall. Four Killed In Collision. Miss Bnsch Bnrled from Chnreh. Permanently F.njolne furthers. South Omaha fn. Hard Work Finding; a Clerk. Week In Omnhn Social World. Honkhobora Foreed to Return. Developments In Mason Mystery. Council Blafla News. Xewa from All Over Iowa, tilrl Sleeps Twenty Daya. Nqoefilng Water Oat of Storks, 10 Nebraska 'Varsity Defeats Kansas. Michigan Smothers the llawkeyes. Crelghtona Win from High School. 1 Weekly Sporting Review. 14 Amusements and Music. IB Snap Shota with tbe Camera. Genesis ot the Steel Rail. Id In the Domain of Women. IS Editorial. IO Historical Statuary Hall. Vacations for the Farmer. 'i Story, "Seven Secrets." 24 Solvea lasurance Agency Question. Shortage of Freight Cars. Temperature at Omaha Yesterday Hour. Deg. Hour. Org. B au m 47 4 4H 4H 4H 4 4 It SO 1 p. P. a p. 4 p. 5 p. p. T p. At u a. m. . . . . . ni. . . . . . m, . . u. . . . . . m ..... . u A3 mi AM KS A4 A4 T a. 8 a. V a. m. . . 0 a. m . . . . 1 a. iu . . . . 12 ni SCORES OF FOOT BALI. GAMES. Nebraska IB, Kansas O. Minnesota IT, Illinois B. Wisconsin fit. Northwestern Cornell 5, Wash, and Jeff. O. Vale 'M, Hucknrll B. I.eblgh 34. Virginia 6. Chicago 8W, Indiana O. Kavy IX, Lafayette 11. Harvard 11, Pennsylvania . California Iff, Stnnford O. Michigan 107. Iowa O. Missouri 27, Washington O. West Point At, In Ion O. Hrown XM, Colombia O. Haskell Indiana 12. Texas O. Lincoln Mcdlca 12, tJrand Island O. lluane 2N, Hustings O. Bellevne 13, Xcbruaka I'nl. Second O. Creaton H. S. 23. Red Onk H. S. 6. Redlleld IN, Huron O. Amen Co O. Dodge L. U. ), Highland Park B. PROTEST COLORADO ELECTION Republicans Prepare Petition Asking that Fraudulent Returna Bo Disallowed. DENVER. Nov; 8. John D. Ilemlng ,1a preparing- - paUtlou, klug lot a grand Jury to investigate .the alleged trauda in the recent election 1ft Arapahoe county, Mr. Fleming la acting for tbe republicans. and the petition will probably be presented to the court early next week. The republican contest committee la aatherina evidence to be used in nushln contests and contempt proceedings and In presenting cases before the grand Jury. The republican candidates for the leglala- ture from Arapahoe county and the float districts of which Aranahoe rountv Is a nart. have decided to contest the election of fifteen representatives and four senators who will get certificates of election. In a atatement aianed bv all the claimants to seats It waa net forth that thev believed the election of the democratic membera waa obtained by means of fraud and Crimea. TftppKA Kn Mow a c m Cole rt.. feated democratic candidate for congress man in the Sixth district, saya he will contest the election of W. A. Reeder, re publican. He alleges that a large enough number of supposed defective ballots were thrown out to deprive blm of the sest. STRANGLE ELEPHANT BY STEAM Hawser Fastened to Bnglne Quickly Ends Life of Big Circus Animal. NRW YORK. Nov. 8.-Mandarln. an els- phant of tho Barnum ft Bailey circus, waa strangled tonight in hla cage on the steam ship Minneapolis- A two-Inch hawser waa placed around hia neck and fastened to the drum of a "wench" engine. The engines ran slowly until the hawser waa taut, when the speed waa In creased and the hawser quickly tightened In a minute and a half the hind lega sank to the floor of the cage and the ele phant waa unconscious. Just eight min utes after the engines atarted Mandarin waa pronounced dead. The cage containing the body waa loaded onto a barge and towed about twenty miles out to aea and sunk. Mandarin waa the largest elephant In captivity at the time of death and bad recently become unmanageable. NEW LINE FOR ROCK ISLAND Extends System la New Mesleo and Shortens Route to PaelMe Coaat. CHICAGO, Nov. 8. Tbe Chronicle will aay tomorrow: In tbe near future the Rock Island will make Important exten sions in the southwest which will ma terially shorten the distance between Chi cago and the Pacific coast and give that system another outlet for Its western traffic. The extension will be In New Mexico and will, connect the Rock Island and f!l Paso main line with the Santa Fee. The projected extension will probably run from Tucuuierai nearly due west to a point on the Santa Fe mala line. Movemoata of Oeeaa Vessels, Nov. 8. At New Tork Arrived t'mbrla. from IJvtrpool; itumadlc, from Liverpool: Bo hemian, from Liverpool; Marquette, from London. Balled Island, for Chrlstlanla and t'openbagen; Beeswing, for Rantander. Bor deaux, etc.; Lajirastrlan, for IJveruool: Sarpedon, for St. John, N. B. : Ethiopia, for iiiasgow; nenaington, tor Antwerp; isoor dam, for Rotterdam; Campania, for Liver pool: Patricia, for Hamburi. At Liverpool Arrived Taurlc, from New Tork. Hailed Isucanla, for New York. At Southampton Hailed Philadelphia, for New York, via Cherbourg, ana pa wad Hurst Castle at 1:30 p. m. At Bremen Sailed Kaiser Frledricn der Groase. for New York, via Cherbourg. At Antwerp Sailed Nordland, fur New York. At Cherbourg Sailed Philadelphia, from Southampton, for rew York. At Hons; Koiia Arrived IndraDura. from Portland, via Yokohama; Tacoma, from 1 acorn, via loaonania. RATE CASE HALTED Interstate Commerce. Commission Postpones Farther Hearing Until January. HAS TO SIT IN WASHINGTON THIS WEEK Therefore Charges Agaisut Western Roada Must Wait for Settlement. LIVE STOCK ASSOCIATION NOT MONOPOLY Traffio Representative Says Its Operation Secure Batter Prioos. DENIES RAILWAY MEN'S ASSERTIONS Dressed Reef Product of Live Cattlo and Therefore Cannot Provide More Regular Traffic to Roads Operating in District. CHICAGO. Nov. 8. T. W. Tnmllnson, traffic representative for the Chicago Live Stock association, appeared before the In terstate Commerce commission today and refuted the charge niadq by the president of the Chicago lr-at '.V'oatern yesterday that the live stock association la an abso lute monopoly. Mr. Tomlinson asserted that shippers were not compelled to do business with the Dive Stock associatloa. but It had been found advantageous to them to do ao. inasmuch as their stork could then be sold at a better profit. Mr. Tomlinson denied Mr. Stlckney'a atatement that the reason the rate on dressed beef it lower than on live stork from Missouri river points la because dressed beef la a more regular traffic. "It cannot be," said Mr. Tomlinson, "since live stock euppliea all the dressed beef that Is shipped. I claim, en the other hand, that live stock Is a more regular traffic than dressed beet." He further endeavored to Hiow that tha eighteen railroads against whom the Live Stock association haa preferred charges have for several years been discriminating against the Chicago market In favor ot South Omaha, South St. Paul, St. Joseph and Kaneaa City markets. The rross-eiaminatlon of Mr. Tomlinson was not finished when the commissioners brought the proceedings to an end, with the atatement that an adjournment was neces sary, as the commission haa to sit next week in Washington. The railroad attorneys aald the hearing had brought out aoi.ie Important Issuea and much time would bo needed to prepare a defense. After some discussion the commission adjourned to meet In Chicago on Janti- 20. LINCOLN MAN'S BODY STOLEN Indiana Ghoul Confessea to Robbing Fred Ws(Sr'i rirave la . ladluuapolls. INDIANAPOLIS, Not. i Rofus Cantrell and John McEndree, leaders of the gang of confessed ghouls, pointed out between thirty and forty graves to detectivea today which they said were robbed by them. At the Anderson cemetery the aexton toW tn9 detectives that about forty graves wr empty. Cantrell pointed out gravea of a "Oman and her daughter aa among lnoe 06 naa rDDea. aia ne aioia tne body of the woman by agreement with her nusoana ana paia me nusnana pari oi ma a local pnysictan paw lor it The daughter died a short time afterward and Cantrell said he waa at the grave the lr.n after me tunerai ana stole tne noay, Tel tne aexton earn a paper naa aaia Cantrell had atolen the body of hla father. Jnn Whlstlor, from the Anderson ceme tery. mis story waa not true aa ni father was not buried there. Walt a minute," aald Cantrell, collect ing hla thoughts, "your father waa burled In an apple orchard in Cumberland. I got the name confused with the name ot Wag ner burled here." Whistler admitted thla and expressed re lief when Cantrell aald ha tried to get tha body and failed. The body alluded to In the converaatton waa that of Fred Wagner; who died In Lincoln Nb. It na shipped here for burial. Cantrell described the coffin aa a valuable one made of oak and eald Wag- r waa ounea in a auu oi mue aerge. Whistler aald the deacription waa correct and there waa no doubt Cantrell knew what he waa talking about. ORGANIZE AJVOMEN'S BANK Mew Yorkers Form Flnaaelal Iastltn. tlon with Only Female Officers. WABASH, Ind., Nov. Mre. Sarah F. Dick of Huntington, who for twenty yeara was caahler ot the Ftrat National bank. retiring when the bank changed handa a I f.w weeks aeo. haa declined tue nosltlon 0f prealdent ot a mw banking Institution organising In New Tork for the purpose I . catering especially to women. It Is tbe dealre to have the concern officered exclusively by women. Mra. Dick waa tbe only woman caanier oi a national bank in the United Btatea. Owing to 111 health Mra. Dick waa forced to decline the otter, although tho aalary waa attractive. LAW CANNOT, STOP STRIKES Bishop Potter Deprecates Labor Leg- Islatioa to Sattla Ethical ttaestloaa. DETROIT, Nov. 8. Fully 1.600 people gathered In the Light Guard armory to night to hear aa addresa by Bishop Hery C. Potter, on "The Ethical Side of In dustrial Betterment." Bishop Potter diacouraged attempta to I prevent trouble between capital and labor by means of legislation declaring such ef forts and the question of capital and labor entirely aa ethical one. ROOSEVELT JST0 ATTEND President Will Bo Present at Mem. phis Baaa.net to Oeaeral Wright. MEMPHIS. Tenn., Nov. 8. At a meeting tonight ot tbe cltliens' committee ap pointed to perfect arrangementa for en tertaining Oeoeral Luke B. Wright, vice governor of the Philippines, a letter was read announcing that President Roosevelt would attend tbe banquet. Many prominent mea have been Invited to respond to toasts. Including Archbishop Ireland and Senator Beverldga.