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ESTABLISHED JUNE 19, 1871. OMAIIA, WEDNESDAY HORNING, MAIiCIl 1, 1U03-TEN PAGES. SINGLE COLT TIIHEi: CENTS. COURT STOPS STRIKE Jodg Adams Iwuei Injunction Against Wabaah Employe PROHIBITS ORDER OR ADVICE TO QUIT S emm mm Makei Obedienoe to Men's Vote Contempt on Fart of Leaden UNIONS DECIDE TO OBEY AND FIGHT Will 8eek to Show Oanw Why Writ Should Be Vacat- datOnoo. ' RAMSEY MOVES DURING TIME ALLOWANCE Ohtulns Flvo Hara Grave and Vara It UlPemal JarUt Prohibit Proposed Btopnaa-o on Railroad Liar. BT LOUIS, March I. An Injunction la ued by Judge Adams In the Vnited Btatee district court today . stopped the Wabash strike temporarily, at least. By the poll taken last week the firemen and trainmen authorised their committees to declare a strike at once should Mr. Ramsey refuse to grant the demands for an Increase east of the Mississippi. It was to prevent this order being issued that the Wabash officials applied for a restraining rule and it Is this order which the in junction Is designed to prevent. The men, though flabbergasted at the judge's aotlon. Immediately decided to obey the order, but to make epeedy arrangements (or a fight in the courts, hoping thereby to have the order at once rescinded. Hnir Obtalaa Trace. The strike wae to have been declared at noon today, but at Mr. Ramsey's request he was given till 6 o'clock In the evening to make a final reply. Shortly before the expiration of the allotted time his. answer came In the form of peremptory command of the court enjoining the officers of the men's unions from "ordering, Inducing or otherwise causing, directly or indirectly" a strike on the Wabash system. Two hours later Mr. Ramsey followed this up with a note practically refusing point blank to further consider the demands ma do upon him. Then he went home, tell ing waiting reporters that there would be no strike. Excitement among the railway men and in 8t. Louis labor circles ran high tonight and there was much talk of Ignoring the meaning if not the letter of the Injunction and striking anyway. The men were wild and ready for almost anything, but the offi cials restrained them, pointing out both by manifesto and by word of mouth the neccesslty for calm deliberation and the advisability . of obeying the injunction, which was at all events Issued by a duly appointed court and as such entitled to respect. At the same time attention wis drawn to the fact that the Injunction was of necessity merely temporary and the union had" the tehi'ro show cause why.lt should not be made permanent. Conse quently it was decided to employ counsel to argue, the case and endeavor to have the order vacated. The statements Insofar as they refer to the action of the court are conservative and impartial, but when at the end Mr. Ramsey's action is commented upon the officials spare no words in expressing their opinion of the railroad president. He Is declared an open and avowed foe of labor organisations, who, finding he cannot oper ate the road without the aid of union labor. hs taken refuge behind an order of the court, which the men must obey without protest or go to jail. Injunction Is liver pin. The -Injunction, after reciting that it has been represented, that defendants ars conspiring to order a strike wltL the object of atopplng the business of the Wabash as a common carrier, goea On: We therefore do strictly command you and each and every one or you Individually and as representative of the Order of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen and brotherhood of ljOfomolive Firemen von and said, organisations, representatives'. J cieras, agem ana attorneys, ana all others who may be aiding and abetting you or them, or acting In concert with you or them and under your, or their direction, and until the further order of the court, absolutely to desist ami refrain from In any way or manner ordering, coercing. ersuadlng, Inducing or otherwise canning, directly or Indirectly, the employes of the aid the Wabash Railway company, en gaced In or the operation of Its trains within the Vnited States as brakemen, switchmen or locomotive firemen, to strike or quit the service of said company, and from. In any way, molesting or Interfer ing with said railroad company's said em ployes, or with the iteration of Its trains, of the conduct of its business as a com mon carrier, and from molesting or Inter fering with said railroad company. Its of ficers, agents or representatives. In inspect to the operation cf Its .rains or employ ment of men for or In connection there with, and from preventing or Interfering with said railroad company with Its em ployes anil Its contracts with shippers for the transportation of property, and from Interfering with or preventing said rail road company from offering reasonable proper and emial facilities for the Inter change of traffic between Its lines of rail road and other lints of railway connecting tnrrewiin, ana ins receiving, rorwardlng and delivering of pasvenaera and property to and from Ita lines of railroad with other railroads connecting with such lines, and making a continuous carriage of freight from placs of shipment to the plsce of destination, ana irom preventing or inter fering: with said railroad company's connect ing lines and their employes In the like Interchange of traffic and facilities with salil complainant rtllroad company and from ordering, advltlng or otherwise In fluencing employes of said connecting llnea to rofuae to Interchange traffic and affurd facilities therefor aa aforesaid, and from l.irerfrring with or preventing: said rati road company and lis connecting lines from complying with the requirements of he Interstate commerce act of the United Status aad with their agreements with ach other respecting said facilities for the Interchange of traffic, and from Inter fering with or preventing said railroad company In the carrying of the malls In accordance with Its contracts with the I'nlted States and the laws relating thereto to the end thfct by any of the acts or means afore. H. the said defendants, their agents or servMnta shall not Interfere with aid railroad company from discharging Its Ullllea aim tiuiipaiiuua Willi r"(wi iu III' tertate commerce or prevent It from T't forming any or all its duties or obliga ttons Imposed by the act of congress ap proved renruary t, is7. ana amendments thereto In relation to Interstate commerce. Hereof fall not. under the penalty of what the law directs. The injunction is witnessed by Chief Jus tics Melville W. Fuller of the supreme court. The Injunction Is directed against the fol lowing person by name In addition to all other offlcera rf 'he two pilot's i John J. Hanrahan. Frl r-r'-'harrtt, A. it. Martin, wnifi ren. t. 11 ti-ioii w K Poe. W. I. T .?. B. W. SchiT-r. V ism McKay, J. H. Courtney trorge v l.radley 11. Mi'.Mnnui, diaries A. Low lu.i, Cnarwa J. .i;ur, H. t Nlemeyer, I' (' White r". .'. fthe,r!. . '.ds. , K. W. ArnoM, A. K. Jordan, P. 11. Mor riaaey and t'. II. Wllklna. Immediately after receiving the writ a meeting of union leaders waa held, where (Continued on Second Page.) FRANCIS NOW GOES TO SPAIN President of St. Loala Fair Dolaar Good Work la Behalf of Ik Esnoaltloa. PARIS, March 5 President Francis of the St. Louie exposition, started for Madrid today, after devoting the morning to a farther exchange of visit. He also went to the Chamber of Commerce "d to the bourse. t ..f Shortly before the day's opera ''', -an Mr. Francis held an Informal le'v(. . era! hundred leaders of the financial . 'A commercial world crowding around h. while M. La Grave, the commissioner ot France to the exposition, presented the leading officials of the various chambers. All those present had something good to ay of the exposition. M. Ssntos Dumont, the aeronaut, waa among the callers at the hotel, while Mr. Pranrla was out, so that they did not have an opportunity for a personal conference. During the ball last night President Lou bet aeparated himself from the presiden tial group in ordpr to confer with Mr. Francis on the subject of the exposition and American affairs In general. The French president referred with spe cial kindness and warmth to President Roosevelt. LONDON, March "The government has accepted the Invitation of the United States government to participate In the St. Louis exposition," said Premier Balfour In the House of Commons today, replying to a question of Henry Newman, liberal, re garding the steps being taken to Insure the United Kingdom being adequately repre sented. "The extent to which the country will participate," continued the premier, "and the exact modus operandi are now under consideration." LADY COOK RATES COURT Loses Libel Action and Then Raises Her Voire In Violent Protest. LONDON, March 3. J. H. Wallace, for merly secretary of the late 8lr Francis Cook, today obtained a verdict for $3,250 damages for libel against Lady Cook, for merly Tennessee Claflln of New York. The latter was charged with accusing Wallace of conspiracy to circulate rumbra 'that Sir Francis died an unnatural death. On hearing the verdict Lady Cook sprang from her aeat and, waving a bundle of papers, shouted: "Lord Alverston, I am an American and I want you to listen to me. This baa cost me thousands of pounds end I have trusted myself In the hands of an English Judge and an English jury. I have witnesses from America. I can bring hundreds of witnesses. I want to go In the witness box myself." The lord chief justice tried to stem the torrent and asked Lady Cook to leave the court, but ahe continued to protest in loud tones until the ushers removed her. "Oh, don't pull me out," she shouted, "I will walk out. I ought not to have trusted, but I am a weak woman. I have done more for England and America than anyone else." , SHIP - TRUST -AIDS-, BRITAIN Vessels Being? American Can Supply Food In . Time of -War. LONODN, March J. In bla presidential address at the forty-third annual meeting of the Association of British Chambera of Commerce Lord Avebury was Inclined to be congratulatory over the formation of the International Mercantile Marine com pany and especially in connection 'with the British food supply in war tlmea. He pointed out that the United States would never permit the ship of an Amer ican company to be interfered with on the high aeaa. The meeting unanimously resolved to urge the appointment of a British minister Ot commerce. Lord Brasaey said business circles here would certainly be grateful to the government If through the creation of the proposed ministry It could remove some of those ungenerous tariffs which British commerce encountered In every quarter. JUDGES REFUSE TO TRY CASE Peculiar Sltnatloa Is Said to Exist la the 1 Town of Abo, Finland. STOCKHOLM. March I. The Aftonbladet haa a dlapatcb from Abo, Finland, atatlng that (he judgea of the Abo high court are resigning wholesale, and that the police are forcibly preventing the hearing of witnesses in the action brought against General Kal gorodoff, the governor of , Helsingfora, by the persona who were Injured in the rlola at Helsingfora last spring. The rlota at Helsingfora last spring arose out of a demonstration by recruits against the army edict. General KalgorodoS or dered out the Coasacka, who charged the crowd, knouting and knocking down Indis criminately. A large number on both aides were injured. BOSTON FIRM CLOSES DOORS Tight Money Responsible for Failure of Prominent Brokers In that City. BOSTON. March I. The failure of A. B. Turner Brother of this city was an nounced on the atock exchange today. ' Tbe firm was largely Interested In Massa chusstta Consolidated Mining and In West ern railway projects. The failure Is at tributed to the stringency of the money market. ONE KILLED AND TWO HURT Paaae asrer Train on CheaapeaVe A Ohio ftaaa lata Rear Fad ' of Frelaht. HUNTINGTON. W. Va., March' I Pas senger train No. I on the Chesapeake ft Ohio railroad crashed into the rear ot a freight train near Ruae!l today. Freight Brakeman Charles Miller of Rue. sell was killed. Captain Davia cf Russell, on the freight train, and John Rose, flie man. were probably fatally Injured. KANSAS AIDS HUNGRY SWEDES Governor Issues Proclamation A p peallaar for Funds with Which to Feed Starvla. TOPEKA. March . Governor Bailey to day Issued a proclamation calling on the people ot Kansaa to aid the famine suffer ers in Sweden. A general committee of which Dr. Carl Swensen of Llndsborg Is chairman, haa been appototel to take charge of the relief work. OBSERVE PAPAL JUBILEE Begal Pageint Mirks the Anniversary of Pontiff's Crowning. LEO STANDS STRAIN REMARKABLY WELL Sarroanded by Maltl-Haed C'ardlna and Soldiers His Pnle Face and ' White Robes Give In earthly Impression. ""i, March 8. From sunrise to day li. tome Was on the alert and show ing t ,not unusual animation and Inter est In the celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the coronation of Pope Leo XIII. This movement was especially noticeable at the large hotels which were Illuminated as though for a ball. The crowds which gathered before the first cordon of troops were Impatient aa they stood dripping under the persistent rain. There was a great clashing of um brellas and general feeling ot discomfort among the waiting sightseers, who Included very many women in most varied attire, comprising foreigners of all nationalities and Italians from all parts of the country, the uniformity of the crowd being pleas antly broken by groups of sisters In the differept gowns of ; their orders. Catholic students and picturesquely attired friars. When finally the doors of St. Peters were opened an almost Indescribable struggle occurred. In which all present forgot the rules of holiness and strove hard with push of elbows and feet to reach tbe Interior of the sacred edifice, while on all sides were beard cries of fear and Imprecations, not very well suited to the spot where a notable religious ceremony was about to begin. The tribunes were soon crowded to over flowing and all the best standing places were taken. A period of comparative calm succeeded the great rush and the atten tion of the people was attracted to tbe guilded throne near the high altar, and to the Immense pillars of the basilica, hung with red silken draperies. Some of the tribunes on each side of the altar were filled with men and women blazing with decorations. Family of Pope Present. In a special tribune was the pope's fam ily, the diplomatic corps and the members of the order of Malta, all In full uniform. After an hour of very fatiguing wait ing a majestic procession began to ap pear. It was composed of the great dlg nltarlea ' of the church, the forty car dlnala present, gorgeous in their red robes, alone making a most imposing character istic and picturesque group. At 1 o'clock the great boll of St: Peter'i rang out a signal, which waa followed by the ringing ot the bells of about forty churches In Rome, aa they sounded tbe an nouncement that the pontiff waa on hla way to the basilica. The life of the ancient 'city seemed to pause for a moment, hata were raised and the sign of the cross waa made. Shortly afterward, inside St. Peter's, silver trumpets blared out their message and the pontiff appeared. Tbe people held their breath for a moment and then all the .pent up enthusiasm burst forth In a tremendous roar ot wslceca. From hla elevation on the new sedlav gea tatorla, -carried by twelve men In costumes ot red brocade flanked by the famous fla belll (spreading feather fans) and sur mounted by a Vhite and gold canopy, the pope appeared to be more than a human being. He seemed to be a white spirit, this impression being added to by the pontiff's white robes and white mitre, delicate fea tures, face white as alabaster and his thin hands moving slowly In benediction. Lonar Live Pope Leo. As tbe aweet-toned, well-trained volcea of the Slstlne choir sang "Tuea Petrus" thou sands ot voices ahouted "Long live Pope Leo," handkerchiefs fluttered In the air, the banners of the various societies represented were waved and many of those present. overcome with emotion, sobbed loudly, while others fainted from excess of feeling or fatigue. Meanwhile the pope proceeded alowly on what aeemed a carpet of heads, absorbing the entire attention of the vast throng. When the pope arrived at the throne the ceremony proceeded rapidly. Leaving the aedla gestatorla the pontiff knelt and prayed and then rose without aaalatance, donned the falda and the new triple crown and tbe celebration ot the mass began. At the moment of the elevation of the pope a profound alienee fell In the assem blage, the guards presented arms, the peo ple knelt, where It waa possible for them to do so, and from the cupola came the clear, thin Bounds of silver trumpets giving the Idea ot heavenly music. The pope then administered the papal benediction and retired to a room for re storatives, prepared on purpose every time he goea to St. Peters. Aerogram from America. NEW YORK. March J. The following telegram haa been aent to the pope by Cardinal Gibbons, transmission having been made by the Marconi wireless system: BALTIMORE March 2 Pope Leo XIII, Rome. Ituly: American helrarchy, clergy and laity send congratulations on your jubilee. (Signed) JAMES, CARDINAL GIBBONS. GOVERNOR CALLS OUT TROOPS Colorado Eaecatlve Sends Soldlera to Protect Property at Colo rado City. , DENVER, March 3 At the requeat of Sheriff Gilbert ot El Paso county and the United States Reduction compsny, opera ting at Colorado City, Governor Peabody at noon today called out the atate troops to proceed to Colorado City and protect the reduction company's plant from strikers. COLORADO SPRINGS. Cop.. March J. The owners of the Elkton and other mines at Cripple Creek were notified to discon tinue shipping ore to the reduction mills at Colorado City which are having atrike troubles with the labor unions on and after March S. Thts Introduces the atrike Into the Cripple Creek district, aa the Elkton company says It will continue to run, em ploying union and nonunion men, aa can be aecured. ROCKEFELLER GOING WEST Ho Spends Fair Honrs In Kansas tlty and Then Leaves for Deaver. KANSAS CITT, Mo., March I. John D. Rockrfeller. accompanied by hla wife, aon and a physician, arrived here today from the east enroute to California, where he goea to take a two months' rest. During a four hours' stop here the party apent aome time driving about the city aud departed at 1:M this afternoon for Denver on a special train over the Mis souri Pacific railroad. Mr. Rockefeller declined to be inter viewed. He appeared to be well. APPR0PRIATI0NSGR0UND OUT Combination to Keep Them Down I'nable to Withstand the Aaaaalts on It. PIERRE. S. D.. March 3. (Special Tele gram.) Today was appropriations day In both house. The combinations formed early In the session to hold down the spe cials going completely to pieces. Tbe sen ate passed house bills for 110,000 at the blind asylum at Qnry; $2,291 deficiency at the reform school; $35,000 for the Aber deen . normal: $25,000 for the School ot Mines at Rapid City; $20,000 for the peni tentiary, and' the bill for RedOeld Insane hospital, and for the armory at Vermilion. The senate appropriations pasted by the senate were to import broad-to Ued stieep for the Agricultural college experiment station and a number of bills which were duplicates ot house bills passed yesterday and today. A bill wss Irtrodured In the senate au thorising the state to make a deficiency levy of 1 mill on the dollar. In the forenoon session of the house the speaker was voted his chair and gavel. The house passed senate bills fixing fees for filing articles of Incorporation and pro viding rules for the governing of corpora tions formed in this state. The house bill to create a state revenue commission was killed on committee report, as waa the bill to tax the products of ralnea. At the afternoon session the house rap idly ground through house bills up to the time of special orders and passed bill giving sheriffs $5 per day custodian fees for holding stocks of goods taken under exe cution; requiring counties to pay half values for horses killed on account of glanders; submitting to the electors of Butte and Lawrence countlea the matter p! boundary; providing for extra compens ation for assessors in large counties, and several small deficiency appropriation bills, besides an appropriation of $20,000 for Improvements at the penitentiary. Then started the fight on the special ap propriations fo.' Spcarflsh, Springfield and Madison, which failed yesterday and tho work was a repetition of the scones In the senate two years ago under similar con ditions. It was a matter of bringing up the bills again and again until they finally pulled througf, the Spearnsh bill coming firBt and passed, 63 to 1. Lnngstaff fought the bill to a finish, but was defeated In his every effort in one of which be took the first appeal from the decision of the chair which has been made this session, but failed to make his point. The Madison bill wae next and failed, after whl.h LongBtreet declared It as his belief that as one had passed the other two should go through. Springfield came next and apnln went down for lack of two-thirds. Allrfn then moved reconsideration of the Madl-on bill, which passed, followed by lecontideration and passage of the Springfield '..ill. The Ben ate bill appropriating $1,00. annually for firemen's tournaments cam up and after considerable opposition wee -. to the Judi ciary committee to pasa upc i its constitu tionality. The house genenl appropria tions bill and the bill -for $J,000 appro prlatlona for buili'ings on t' fair, grounds at Huron were Introduced by 'he appropria tlona committee. . " . ' KATY CLAIMS INOiftN LAND Files 'Application for Alternate- Sec tions Through Cherokee Nation with Davis Commission. VINITA, Kan., March 3.-The Missouri, Kansas A Texaa railway has filed with the Dawea commission a claim to every alter nate section on each side of Its line through the Cherokeen nation. . Thla claim la based upon an act of con gress passed in 1866, and involvea 600 square miles of fine agricultural land. The Cherokee nation will Insist upon the United Statea reimbursing the Indiana In case the railroad should sustain lta claim. Chief Buffington claims that the land In question waa given to the Indiana In 1835 by President Martin Van Buren, who aald: "Thla shall be your home forever." The Cherokees formerly owned Georgia and South Carolina, Alabama and West Virginia, in whole or in part. It Is thought the government will Ignore the claim. DEAD CATTLE D0T" PRAIRIE Colorado Steers Snecnmb by Whole sale to Severe Bllaaards and Deep Snow. DENVER, March . Thousanda of cattle, dead or dying, In tbe snow can be seen from every railroad car throughout the range country. ' Tbe storms of the last two weeks wrought havoc among the herds. Trainmen arriv ing from the east report from six to twenty Inches of snow on the Kansaa line. One train crew on the Missouri Pacific road counted more than 1.000 dead cattle be tween the Kansas line and Pueblo. Rock Island tialnmen estimate a similar number lying within sight ot that line. GOULD SYSTEM GETS BIRD Milwaukee Official is to Become Traffic Manager of All Uaes. MILWAUKEE. March. 3 The Evening Wisconsin today aays: Within the nwxt thirty days A. C. Bird, third vice presi dent ot tbe Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul will become traffic manager of the entire Gould system. His general headquarters will probably be in Chicago. President A. J. Earllng of the St. Paul road.' practically confirmed the report and Mr. Bird did not deny it. OHIO RIVER AGAIN RISING Daaaer Llae la Kxperted to Be Reached Today and Mark Damage May Follow. CINCINNATI. May S. The Ohio river at 9 a. in. had reached the stage or 49.4 feet and la rising at tbe rate of two-tentha of a foot an hour. At this rate the danger line, nny leet, will be reached at noon. Indications are that possibly tour feet more may come, which will cause much In convenience in the lower portions of the city by the flooding ot cellars. KANSAS SEEKS NEW FOREST Asks President to Set Aside Seventy. Flva Thousand Acres la Finney Ctpaaty. TOPEKA, Kan.. March S President Roosevelt will be asked to set alde 75. 000 acres In Finney county aa a forest re serve. If the president granta the re quest pine trees will be planttd. The Kansas congressional delegation In Washington will lay the matter before tbe prealdtnl thla week. FIND MRS. LILL1E GUILTY Fix the Penalty at Impriioiment in Peni tentiary for Life, DEFENDANT TAKES VERDICT COOLLY nrmanded to the Custody of tbe Sheriff and tow Orruples the Woman's Cell la Butler County Jail. DAVID CITY. Neb.. March . (Special Telegram.) "We, tho Jury In the above en titled rase, being duly Impaneled and sworn, do find tbe defendant guilty of mur der in tho first degree and rerommend that she be Imprisoned for life. "(Signed) A. C. POOLE. Foreman." Thla waa tbe verdict rendered by the Jury In the Llllie murder case at pre cisely 3 o'clock this afternoon. Aa aoon as the Jury had agreed upon their verdict (hs news sprcsd rapidly and in a few moments people were seen running from all directions toward the courthouae and be fore the defendant arrived the large dis trict courtroom was completely packed with humanity'. A large portion of the crowd was men, not to exceed twenty women being present. Each person aa they entered the courtroom door wore an anxious look and loudly whispered, "What Is the verdict?" Mrs. Llllie, accompanied by her father, brother. Mrs. Orisinger. her sister, and Sam Llllie, brother of the murdered man, arrived at 3:23. They all took their usual seats In the courtroom. While Mrs. Lillto looked bright end pleasant she had the appearance of anxiety aa to what the verdict of the twelve men wss. As they marched In she looked at each one very carefully. When Clerk Straka read the verdict Mrs. Llllie sat motionless and when the word "guilty" waa pronounced not even a quiver of the lip was noticeable. Counsel for the defense sked that the Jury be polled. Clerk Straka called the name of each Individual Juror and when he arose propounded the question: "Was this and la this your verdict?" and the jurors Individually responded in clear and distinct tones, "Yes, sir." Judge Good thanked the Jurymen for their patience during the trial of the case and then excused them without further service. Mrs. Llllie waa remanded to tbe custody of the sheriff and ahe now occupies the woman's cell at the county Jail. The ver dict as rendered waa expected by thoae who heard all of tbe testimony and fol lowed the case closely. .The Instructions of Judge Good to the Jury were lengthy and on the whole con sidered to be eminently fslr. especially on the polnta of previous good character of the accused and motive for the commission of the crime. The jury was charged yes terday evening and deliberated practically all night. BODY IS PARTLY IDENTIFIED Rematas of Woman Found la. River ' '. ' ProWnly.'. Victim. --af Knapp. NEW ALBANY, Ind., March . Although Edward K. King today failed to positively Identify the body of the woman found in tbe river here as that of his wife's alster and a wife of Alfred Knapp, the impression Is strong that the body la that of Knapp'a victim. The matter of identification Is ex tremely difficult, owing to the Jong Immer sion. It is believed, however, that the body ia that of Hannah Goddard Knapp and that it was put In a rough box, thrown into the Miami river at Hamilton, O., December 22, floated on out of the Miami and Into the Ohio and down past Louisville, where it rose to the surface and was discovered. The identification of the body waa made almost certain last night by a minute de scription telegraphed by the authorltlea of Hamilton. In her ears were found gold wire earrings and on the third finger of the left hand waa an embossed ring with three little birds and an owl. In every particular the body was found to tally with the minute description given by Knapp In hla confes sion. After being removed to an undertaking establishment tbe body waa embalmed. Mr. King examined minutely the earrlnga and ring, and It la believed that before the day Is over he will declare the body to be that of Hannah Goddard Knapp. LOUISVILLE, Ky., Murch 8. A tele graph message Just received from New Albany, Ind., says: Edward F. King of Cincinnati and Charlea Goddard of Ham ilton, O., brother-in-law and brother of Hannah Goddard Knapp, have positively identified the body found floating In tha Ohio late - yesterday afternoon aa that of Hannah Goddard Knapp, wife of Alfred Knapp, now under arrest In Hamilton. The statement was made that the jewalry found on the person was the same known to nave been worn by the young woman lefore she became the wife of Knapp, and that there Is not the slightest doubt of her identity. The remains will be sent to Hamilton tbia afternoon. HAMILTON, O.. March 8 While talk ing about the finding of tbe body of Han nah. Ooddard today Knapp confeasod an other assault. He waa hoboing in Missouri in the sum mer of 1886, when he stopped at a farm house and a 16-year-old girl gave him bread and milk. When he found ahe waa alone he assaulted her. Aa he waa leav ing the room he saw a loaded Winchester and grabbed it. Soon after he waa pursued by sixteen armed men, whom he held at bay and finally escaped to the river, where at tha point of his Winchester he made a man take him acrosa in a skiff. After emptying the Winchester he gave the rifle to the man with the skiff and then escaped aa rapidly aa possible through another atate. Aa ne conciuaea nis narrative ne asked with a sort of puszfed air: "What will tbey do with me?"' "Don't know," replied the queationer. "Some aay you are craty." "Well, I'm not," responded Knapp wl'h audden heat, "I on'ry get tbeaa killing spells at times, that's all." DEATH OF BANKER AMYSTERY Indlratlaaa Point to Opium Poison aad an Autopsy Will Be- Held. GUTHRIE. Okl., March 8 An autopsy held on the body of Horace H. Hagan, a widely known politician and banker, who died adddenly yesterday, aupposedly from heart disease, indicates opium poisoning. It Is supposed that Mr. Hasan took an overdone of the druj to allay pain. ' Tha stomal h will be removed and examined. Mr. Hagan carried heavy life Insurance, said to aggregate $100,000, tbe last $20,000 ot which waa aecured tea days ago. CONDITION OFJHE WEATHER ForecaKt for Nebraska Snow Wednesday and I'rohHbly Ihurruia). Temperature at Omaha Veaterdayt Hour. Ilea. Hour. Dear. S a. m .ia 1 . m SiT tl a. m ...... :t.t 2 . m ...... T a. ni Jl p. in it a. m .'l.'t 4 p. in . t . . . . it a. m at. B p. m ...... SH 1 a. m a.1 II p. ni n 11 a. m UU 7 p. m HI 12 ni it N p. m HI - D p. in ..... . aa PLEAD GUILTY AND ARE FINED Three Men Indicted for t'naaplrncy In Connection with Indian Land Sales. Mck Fritz, Matthlaa Williams and John McKeegan were each fined $200 in the United States district court yesterday after noon, having pleaded guilty to a chargn of combining with other persons to Inter fere with the free sale of government land at auction. The action was based on two indict ments returned by the lt.nt grand jury, In which these defendants, together with John A. Harmon of O'Neill, A. J. West and Wil liam Tlgh, were accused In bIx different counts of conspiring to defraud the United States, of conspiring to interfere with the sale' of public land and ol Interfering with such sale. All of the other Indictments and counts against the three prisoners at tho bar yesterday were dismissed by the district attorney, and the defendants were given ten daya In which to pay the fine and costs. These cases grew out of a recent eale of land In Thurston and Cuming counties, which sale waa held at 'O'Neill. In the atatement ot the attorney of the defend ants to the court it was said that the parties had paid $2,100 to persona to cause them to refrain from bidding, but that it waa done because the parties threatened to bid much more than the land waa worth and then fail to comply with the terms of sale, so that the land would revert to tho government, which would bo to the Interest of the men who received the morey, aa some of them were then occupying the land. This statement waa admitted as true by the assistant district attorney, and he rec ommended that tbe pleas be accepted and the other counts In tbe Indictments be die. missed. MAIL CARRIER IS MISSIN0 R. C. Davis, No. 1 of the Force, Has I'naecountnhly Disappeared from View. R. C. Davis, one of tbe pioneer letter carriers of the Omaha postal service, la missing. He waa carrier No, 1, haa been in the service twenty years, and was re garded aa one of the most trustworthy of the force.. ' ' Davia ia about 60 years of age and, wlvh bla wife, boarded at 11)01 California street. Mrs. Davis is his second wife, he being also her second husband. . Their domestic re lations ,'Were amicable, aflLMrs,--Davi!!j at a loss to account for his disappearance. Mr. Davia haa been missing since Fri day evening last. When he went home off duty that evening he changed his carrier's uniform for civilian clothes, and gave hia wife recelpta for a number of small bills that he had paid, Including the receipt for his life insurance, which was not yet due, and left unpaid eome bills tbat were really more pressing. On leaving the boarding house he told his wife he waa going to visit a sick fellow letter carrier, and that la the last she has seen of him. Officials of the Letter Carrier's association-called upon Mrs. Davia on hearing of her husband's disappearance and will assist In the endeavor ot locating him. It waa at first thought that Davia might have gone to California to visit his step son, who lived at Loa Angelea. Mra. Davia la not of tbat opinion, and la Inclined to think that he will turn up again aoon all right. Hla affairs with the postoffice de partment are all right, and the cause ot hla disappearance is yet unexplained. GAS INSPECTORS ON STRIKE New Men Employed by Chicago Gas Company Under Police . Protection. CHICAGO, March 8. The atrike of the Inapectora in tha employ of the People's Light and Coke company, which was en dorsed Sunday by the Chicago Federation of Labor and ordered yesterday, waa act ively Inaugurated today, nineteen inspectors aent out by the company having left their work at the request of the members of the Gss Inspectors' union, who bad been dis charged. The company executed a ahrewd move by ordering the Inspectors not to report at the office today, but to go directly to work from their homes. In spite of the warn ing twenty men reported at the office. Police protection waa asked for and under the protection ot tbe offlcera tbe squad boarded a atreet car to make their dally rounds. Several members of tbe union also boarded the care and aoon pre vailed upon all but one ot the men to join In the strike. NEW TERMINAL IN 'FRISCO Better Than the Santa Fe or South ern PncISc, but Casts Million Dollars. SAN FRANCISCO, Marcn 8. The Ex aminer aays: Representatives of the San Francisco Railroad, Terminal and Ferry company have just secured a freight t 'r mlnal In San Francisco at a cost of 11.900, 000, which will provide greater facilities than either the Santa Fe or tbe South' rn Pacific controls. v Tbe new terminal Is located In the Potero, Just north of Islals creek, and com prises between sixty and seventy full blocks, containing more than seventy-six acrea. The greater part of thla property Is now submerged by tbe tides and It will cost $2,000,000 to Improve it. Movements of Ocean Vraarla, March 3. At New York Arrived: Seeland, from Antwerp: Lahn, from Uenoa, Naples and Gibraltar. Sailed: Pallida, for Naples and Genoa. At Cherbourg Arrived: Kronprlnx Wll helin, from New York. At Gibraltar Arrived: Neckar, from New York. At Itrow Head Passed: 1'ltonla, from Ronton tor Liverpool. At Prawi Piint I'aased : Pennland, from Philadelphia for Antwerp. At Rotterdam Arrived; Rhynditm, from N-w York. At Kremen Arrived: Kronprlns Wll heim, from New York At Antwerp Arrived: Vadurlandr from New York. At Alexandria Arrived: l ommonwealth, from Hoatim, via Genoa, etc. At yjeeuatown Arrived : Ultonla, from Boston for Liverpool (and proceedaU). OPES THE CIGAR BOX Tbat ii tbe Mandate of a Etiolation Intro duced in tin House by Knox. BARTLEY AND HIS FRIENDS TO FIGHT Former State Treasurer Meserre May Also Iluve an Investigation. FATE OF THE RESOLUTION UNCERTAIN Kailmads Win a Signal Victory on Terminal Taxntion. H. R. 330 INDEFINITELY POSTPONED ncireentatlvea f f'nunllea Which vWobIiI Have Ilcea Direct ltene ' flclarlca Vote Aawlnat Men sure. (From a Staff Correspondent.) 'LINCOLN, Neb., Murch 3. iSpeclal.) Whereas. There ia an effort being made to lelleve the .itlliial Lioixiatnen of Joseph 8. Kurt ley, and. Whereas. It being of common report that there Is or bus been In existence a much mooteii cigar box tontniiilng information aa to why It hits become noceseary for his ntfliial bondsmen to ask for legislative re lief, therefore, be It Resolved, by this house. That it be re sulted tint the h foresaid clar box, to nether with lis "ontents, be produced be fore this body lor official Investigation, and that this hoiwe appoint a committee of live mi niliers of this body to prosecute this Investigation ami lie empowered to call for all papers and compel t tie appear ance of all persons required to carry thla Investigation to Its auccesfcful termina tion; ami be It further Resolved, That tills rommlttee be also empowered to investigate the official con duct of ex-State Treasurer John M. Me serve regarding his alleged acceptance and retention of Interest collected '.ipon money beloniting to the atate which. It la alleged, he had loaned and deposited In certain banks in this state. In spite of all the Influences brought to bear by Bart ley beneflclarlea and othera to prevent any move by thia legislature looking to an lnvestlRatlon of the Dartley cigar box scandal, this resolution; was Intro duced In tho house today, aa waa pre dicted In The Bee this morning. Knox of Buffalo county la its author'. Mr. Knox says he has Introduced the resolution only1 after a careful study of all the circum stances surrounding this complicated and mysterious affair aud aa the result of due consultation with friends. lie declarea tbat he Is prepared to push It vigorously, con tending tnat it embodies a most urgent de mand of the people ot Nebraska. Mr. Knox ' admit that he has been importuned by varloua Individuals to drop the resolution. One element has sought to stall off the action by trying to make him believe It would be an unwise ntep from a republican standpoint, Mr. Knox being a republican, but all such appeals, entreaties and advice have fallen upon deaf ears. " Sentiment Is Growlnar, Tbat there is a live and enthusiastic sentiment in the legislature for a thorough . .ln.YestigatIon:.ofibia entir? Bcandal..and - mystery cannot be denlod. , It wed apparent? at the outset of the session; it has become' evident since the recont declamatlona ot Bartley In hla interview with a correspond ent of The Bee, in which he defiantly told tho peoplo of Nebraska It la none of their business what he has done with the $500, 000 of state money embezzled.' Then, too, the Introduction In the senate by Hall of Douglas county of a resolution to releaae the Bartley bondsmen from their official obligation to the state, stimulated this de sire for an honest Investigation. Thia la apparent from the first clause of the above resolution. The members who want to see this affair cleared up have taken the po sition that if the legislature la to go about freeing these men from their obligation to Nebraska It should free Nebraska, It pos sible, from the burden that rests upon It by partial reason of the veil which is held tightly around this Mgar box said to con tain ao many valuable I. O. IT'S. Aa was Indicated in The Bee this morn ing and aet forth In the resolution, the plan of Investigation contemplates an in quiry into the official conduct of ex-State Treasurer Meaerve. the popullat official who succeeded Bartley and whose name has been connected somewhat with matters in cidental to this mystery. Also, aa waa forecasted by The Bee, steps will be taken If the resolution ia passed to have Gov ernor Savage and any othera who may be able to throw light upon this question tes tify before the committee. Hartley's Friends Active, What the facta of the resolution will be cannot be predicted. It has been referred to the Judicial committee of tho house, composed of Nelsou, Mofsman, Ten Eyck and "Kennedy of Douglas, Loomis of Dcdge, Sweezy of Adams, Douglas of Rock, Thomp son of Merrick, Spurlock of Cass and Perry of Furnas. These men are all leaders In the bouse. Tbey are all republicans, save two, Loomis and Kennedy. It la not pos sible to obtain an expression from he com mltteo at this time, however. One of the members pointed out this afternoon that 'rs polntec was a lad there was a lack of harmony In the com- mittee. ' That every possible effort will be made by the Bartley people and those who for obvious reasons do not want to ace any additional light shod upon thla affair to obstruct the investigation. Is a foregone concluaion. Slnro tho opening of the sns slon this element has been teprnsented in the legislature by cflkial lobbyists to aee tbat this thing was not stirred up. This lobby la still at work. One of the engi neers of this movement had the temerity to say yesterday In the course of his work among a little group in one of the anti rooms of the house: "They talk so murh about the money that Joe Bartley and his bondsmen owe the state! Why, do you' know It's fact that Bartley has actually paid back to tbe atate over $200,000? And If Ihey had given him a chance when be was out on parole he would have paid back more. He asked for fur ther time, but It was refused him." It n 1 1 road a Kvade Taxation. The house this morning by a vote of flfty-threo to thirty-eight Vqted to In definitely postpone H. K. 330, the bill tax lug railroad terminals for munlrlpal pur posed. The vote came on tbe reports ot the committee on eities and towns. Tbe major ity of that committee, Roberta cf Dodge, Ferrar of Hall, Cropsey of Jefferson, Mc Clay of Lancaater and Cauell of Otoe, all representing cities having railroad termi nals and demanding the rights contained In this measure, voted to Indefinitely post pone the bill, while tbe minority, Gilbert and Nekton of Douglas, Sweezy of Adams and Keener of Platte, ulso containing cities having railroad terminals and favoring tbe passage ot the bill, voted to recommend the bill for paanage. Tbe former report was sustained. This is the flrit direct test (hat has been made In the house on thla question 'of railroad terminal taxation, Aa a matter 1