Tnn OMAITA DAILY BEK: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3. IfXtt.
,LVE UNITED. STATES
' tirei T1U Count 17 to Tki
in Manchnrian Trouble.
OF STATE SEES NO HOPE
ias America Halrin Trade In
3'l Proline It Will Hot
Driwi Inla Poll.lerii '
; i OTON, Nov. J. -Sir. Chen Tung
; Jng, the Chinese minister hwe,
(r Instructions from hlq govern
j f 'tilng, has been partlr:ariy ac-
ly In, the effort to interest the
, e irwwnment In China' behalf
i hurlan trouhles. Me wnf at tha
'rtment In purmilt of that object;
.'purpose being to h if snjr way
md by whlth the tnl((l Btatcs
(t may be afrt. 6 svrV6' 'IrinA In
' ,-ncy. It appear,- however, that
?lay haa not bean enabled Xo hit
.vlan of taction that would prom
n China In this matter. . There Is
,i that tho event reported as
Opened at Mukden regarding tha
2 ' that town are. apt. looked
J friendly feelings by the officials
S-i long as the United Slate gov
'' nires and retains, trail Jo "Man-
, Vill not be drawn lntotfco political
rns of tha present situation.
.., . .
rn Courts J-rvfrstUtatloa.
''it the Investigation being made
1 fiuet Mr. Madaeri, third a distant
V general, aald: "1 court the
Jt moat searching investigation.
j Sw the absolute falsity of auch
Jhere has not been during my ad
i. a single stamp sold or a single
j 1 stamp sold by mo to any col-
o any other person whatsoever.
V ient to the contrary Is false."
rir General Payne aald today that
i .'charges made In the philatelic
, h not directed against Mr. Mad
t i legations, however, Involved hi
t yt ot Alaskan Deelslow. '
' Foster, agent for tho United
. re tho Alaskan Boundary com
- a arrived in Washington, bring-
fUclal text ot the commission's
' A all the records of the American
ral Poster had an Interview with
lay In further explanation of the
MJIto obtained at London, and
; e day dined with th president
' lellvery Of the findings, together
'ral Foster's own report within a
t Secretary Hay win enter Into ne-
with tho British government for
itment of expert surveyors to
i J lines of tho boundary as they
described by tho eommlsalonsrs.
lngs of th.e commission as they
'posited In tha. Slate department
three pages of closely engrossed
! id bear the signatures of the
commissioners. Lord Afverstone
jteral Weston on iJoty.
' r General John Weston resumed
i at the War department today
j 'sary general of au,bglstace aftor
I a of flvo m-mths, due to serious
ils malady uras said U be aneu
t o heart and his 'recovery, Is re
1 somewhat remarkable. Ha ap
' be in excellent health and spirits
very way capable of dscharglng
a pt htm office. " "'
j ails Wlfa mi Himself.
I prtfield today ihot and killed his
i then committal sulcldo at their
j1 house hers. Mortfpld was a pa
j " lent of a hflspUJjJ, fps.thMnaana
' believed tho deal was committed
j V of his fear oi' being returned
j ylum. as arrangtimenta bad been
j land Mortfeld to tho Washington
Ospltal tomorrow, . . 7;,
! ;ay Cosaaaat Itatloaai
joptroller of tho treasury. In a
-atlon to the secretary of war,
that tha later la authorised to
r to tho proper state officials for
of tho states' organised militia
lgsged In "actual Held or camp
Cor Instruction" the money valu
. egular army ration Instead of th
i kind. '
) Eaclaecrs to Meet. ',,
i . Storey and Major Murray of tho
corps, IJoutemint Colonel Ray
d Major Marshall of th engineer
d Major Reber of tho signal corps
m designated aa representatives of
, Med SUtea army at the meeting
1 leero to bo held In New York City
w, when consideration la to be
what la to bo done by th World'
i ngreiw of Engineers.
d Advaaea Seearlia Case.'
Attorney- Ueneral Boramerby of
niea a mouon in tho United
!"t"B" ,U( Ull 4(1'
ut of tho hearing of tho case of
of Minnesota against til North
' rltloa Company to December next,
j r tho hearing in tha case ot tha
j Stases against ' tha Northern Be-
Company, which Js set for Decem
IHa nied a brie?, setting forth that
sea Involve practically tha amo
s,- whlla counsel for th securities
i f filed objections, urging that as
vernment case involves a federal
ti and tho state ease doea not, thar
.ason for hearing tb two cases ,ttv
f Th court took tl motion under
ient. -4' ' .j
, Shaw la Washlaa-taa..
t ary Bhaw returned today from a
; weeks' campaigning tour n Kan
"i )h!o and Iowa.
I fca Forta Rlcaas Ajra Cltlaaus.
nt CommlHsioner Degetau of Porto
i day tiled In the United States su-
court a request for permission to
rief as amicus curia in the. case
Vlla Gonsales. a Porto Rlcan woman
; a tier the emigration lawa waa le
prlvlltge of landlug in jiew.Tork.
Mt-getau contends that the ease tn
. ha status of citlsen, of Porlo Rico
i x v
vr v J It
Cifu of J
are appreciated far ,
mors A they bear
the UsJe-mark label
show abova, 1
are pf cud of tKe fact
that they cU Dor-
fit V ., . ..
an! that tha decision of tho circuit court
for th southern district of New Tor,
which refused to grant a writ of habeas
corpus to th Oonsales woman, is Incon
sistent with tho constitution of the United
Iaa for Maekea Trial.
The cases of A. W. Machen. Diller B. and
Pnmnel A. Croft and George F. and Martha
Lorens, Indicted on charges of conspiracy
In connection with the sals of letter-box
fasteners to the Postofllce department, were
today set for trial on November 23 In crim
inal court of District of Columbia No. 1.
Douglass tk Douglass and Conrad Symme
appeared as attorneys for Machen and the
Lorensa and Samuel Maddox for the GrofT.
Assistant District Attorney Hugh T. Tag
gart, representing the government, asked
that on account of the Ill-health of District
Attorney Beach a date after the first week
In December be fixed for th trial of the
He explained that It has been long and
tiresome work performed by Mr. Beach in
preparing the cases for trial. Which has
made It Imperative that he take a rest. Mi.
Taggart alio, declared that there are now
fifty persons accused in the Postofflce de
partment with enplta! offense which re
quire tha attention ot Mr. Beach, and con
sideration therefore should be shown him
by the court.
Ask for Early Trial.
Charles A. Douglass and Samuel Maddox
made plea for early trials, tha. former
ofTcrlng a motion that November 16 be set
a th date for the trial, with the under
standing that If Mr. Beach Is then unable
to attend court a continuance should be
granted. Justice Pritchard announced that
as "a compromise he would set the trial
for November 23, and ha urged attorney
for both sides to be ready at that time.
In connection with fixing the time of the
trials Justice Pritchard asked Assistant
District Attorney Taggart whether he In
tended to interpose any objection to the
application of Machen and the Graffs that
they be permitted- to examine certain reo
ords In the postofflce In order to prepare
for their defense, which application had
been et for a hearing on next Friday.
Taggart aald be considered the applica
tion absolutely Inadmissible and attorneys
for both sides announced their readiness
to argue the question Friday.
EVENTS ON RUNNING TRACKS
Trlaco Taras Bonsersaalt la Raea at
Lavtonla, gcrloaslr lajarlaaj
CINCINNATI, Nov. tTn the steeple
chase st Tttonla today, which was won by
Serge, Trlaco ti-rned a complete somersault
at !he la ft lump. From tha grandstand It
looked as though both horse and rider had
been killed, but In a few seconds the horse
was on his feet, apparently uninjured.
Jockey Wilson was knocked senseless, and
when examined by the track physicians It
wna found that his hip was crushed, and
he was Internally injured. Results:
First race, six furlongs: Tha Goldflnder
won. Fair Lady Anna second. First At
tempt third. Time: last.
Second race, six furlongs: Oudon won,
Preakness second, Barney Drey fuss third.
Time: 1.17H. ...
Third race, ona mile: Silk Cord won,
Chickadee second. Flaneur thlrit Tim.'
Fourth race, hsndiran. steenlerh.oe .
c"ur! ferga won, Mr. Rosa aecond, Trisco
imru. lime: BAm.
Fifth rnre, rive snd one-hslf furlongs:
Morning Star won, Woodlswn Bella second.
Ruth I'arrlsh third. Time: 1:10.
Sixth race, one tnile and one-eighth:
Famed won, I.ubln second, Melbourne
tllpe third. Time: 1:BRA.
NEW YORK. Nov. t-Results:
First race, six furlonas. sellina: Reveille
won, Morcello second, Ancestor third. Time:
i :j ilk
Second race, seven fnrlnnn tiaftAinn
Girdle won Early Eve aecond. Sabot third!
Third race, on mile, selling: Namtor
won. Forward second. Our Numt thirrt
Fourth race, seven furlongs, the Wood
mere: Sweet Alice won. Irene TJnriaev
oud, Futurlta third. Time: J:27. , , i
Fifth race, five fnrlnnira- Tjiilii im.il.
Von. Mlneola second. For Luck third. Time:
""- . . ,
Bixth race, handicap, on mile: Hello
won. Elvrla aecond. Lord Ttxlva tht.i
Time: 1:. . "
CONTESTS DRAW ATTENTION
Boxlaa; Eaklkltloa at Waaklaartoa
HallVrlday Night Promises to
B Well Atteaded.
Indications are that tho boxing contest
scheduled for Washington hall Friday
night will be witnessed by a large crowd
The principal event will be a 10-round
bout between Tommy Ryan and Billy
Rhoads. These two met on a previous
occasion at Bt. Louln In a fifteen-round
draw. Previous to the big contest, some
preliminaries will be pulled off. Each of
(ha llnwln mmnU. ...111 -1 i .
Terry Mustaln against Danny Haley, Ho-
llllul.R ......!..- , .. , ' I .
"iwiBi aa.iia b tfouauu, A.ruvi;o againsv
HnirliMaii Mint a thaau
first class affairs and anticipate soma fine
exnmiuons oi me an or ooxing. 'I ne sals
of tickets already haa been large and the
conynittee having the matter in hand an-
expectations. Each of the contestants In
are boxeia of ability.
ASKS LINCOLN TO JOIN
Preatdeat af Wcstara Ltsgae Waata
Clak la Capital City
LINCOLN, Nov. t. Lincoln baa been In
vited to become a member of the Western
Base Ball league next year and a can
vass Is being made to secure the neeeesary
backing to insure a franchise. It Is repre
sented by those interested that there wfcll
be a marked change in the circuit, making
this city particularly available as a mem
ber. President 8xtou, of tha Western
league. Is expected to visit Lincoln, when
a decision will probably be reached.
. Board of Stewards Meets.
CHICAGO, Nov. 1 At the regular meet
ing of tha board of stewards of the West
ern Jockey club, held here today, applica
tions for reinstatement of persons and
horses who had raced at tne Newport
meeting lust winter were denied, with the
following exceptions, which were passed
for consideration at the next meeting: C.
II. Marlman, owner; P. S.' llurreil, Jockey:
James Rooner, jockey; Paul Egbert, owner;
W. M. Taylor, owner; and tha horses
Wyola and Kavensbury.
. Upon application the following persons
and horses were restored to good standing:
Joseph W. Verkes, owner: Ira Cox, trainer,
and Lady Burlington, property of Rloe
Tha following applications for reinstate
ment were denied: W. H. Flser, owner'
W. W. Van Zant. owner, and H. Worth
Ington and Frank Lawless, Jockeys.
A special meeting of the board of Stew
arts will be held- next Friday, when it Is
said that Important business will come up
Wltfc tk Bowlera,
On Clark'a alleys last evening the Krug
Parkr won two games from tha Waver-
1st. 2d. Id. ToUI.
Clay 12S 121 ' mi m
banks m 1.'7 iwi 4ft
Hunter 148 1:3 lsi 4M
Korene -"3 I 1M i;s bit
iUmucrmun ILi l&y lua &ik
Totals &rj t?o( M :Tjti
.' WAVERLVS. ' i
1st. 2d. 3d. Total.
Belleck J3 1;W
Reynolds 133 177 ItiS 475
Fowler 11 19-J I7S 614
Ortinihs ITS 24 1:14 Ut
Uodgus 14 1 lot b!3
Totals J" l.Oa TTS fill
Amerlraa Wlsi Ciolf tkaaiploaakla).
BERLIN. Nov. 1 Dr. George O. Web
ster, an American, haa won the golf cham
pionship vt Germany from II H. Iils,
an Knsltshman. on the twenty-flrst green.
Iir. Wetwisr also won tho handicap cliam
ptonsbll. Gaakoat Go.. Ashore.
AMSTERDAM. Nov. t Tha British gun,
boat Randrall, bound for Ymulder, at the
snd of the North sea canal, la ashora off
Kgcnod-Aaa-Zea. It la receiving assistance.
MORE MONEY FOR P0ST0FF1CE
' 1 aa .
Fostoo titer Central Fajn liki fox Larger
f Appropriation Than Lait Teal
DELIVERY SYSTEMS REQUIRE MORE CASH
Rvrry Rraark of Service Will II
Give a Increase la Fasti It
Reqaest at Drpartaieatal
Hf-t Is Hsscret,
WASHINGTON. Nov. S-Postmaster Gen
eral Payne In his estlmstes forwarded to
the treasury for transmission to congress
for appropriations needed during the fiscal
yeas ending June tn, 1906, calls or an ag
gregate of I1S8.0W.770 for the postal ser-
vlc. The deficit for year ending June 30,
1908, Is estimated at $4,(13,703. The appro
priation for the year ending June 30, 1904,
was 3153,611, K0, and the estimated revenue
for that year are ii4,304.S43. The estimated
revenue for 1906 Is IM,SM,066. - -
The total .tnoresse on account of city
delivery service 'is $1,71,7M and rural free
delivery Increase I 33,163,700. No estlmste
Is made for th special fast mall facil
ities, for which th last appropriation waa
1187,761 An estimate of 10.000 is made for
pneumatic tub service. Tha heaviest Item
Is l-'S.fitW.OOO to railroads for transportation
of malls, an Increase of $1,468,000. Other im
portant Items Include atar route service,
$3,100,000, Increase $1,140,000; compensation of
postmsVera, $24,000,000, Increase $2,2(0,000;
pay of letter carriers, $-'0,731,260, Increase
$1,602,460; pay of letter carriers and clerks,
in charge of rural stations, $16,000,000, In
Report of Navy.
Rear Admiral Endioott, chief of tho
bureau of yards and docks, In hi annual
report to. the secretary of th navy say
several ' of the yards, especially those at
New York, are becoming congested, owing
to their limited area and that, unless
somo action I taken looking to their ef
ficiency they will become restricted.
The estimates for the coming fiscal year,
It la explained, provide for continuing the
work on dry dock at Charleston, New
York and Norfolk, and th ateel floating
dock at Cavite, P. I and that., with the
exception of the estimate of tho Improve
ment of th water front at the New York
yards, $1,500,000, these are among the lar
gest Items for which estimates are submitted-
Attention 1 called to the need of
more extensive accommodatlona for the
(berthing and storage of torpedo boat and
it la suggested that the construction of
a small dry dock at Norfolk and other
yards fot-the docking of th large num
ber of small boat of tho navy would be
an economical provision. Many works ot
Improvement are necessary at the Charles
ton yard If It 1 to be developed Into a
station of moderate efficiency, say the
report: also at New Orleans.
Momtkly Dekt Statemeat,
Th monthly statement of th public
debt shows that at tb close ot business
October $1, 1903, tho total debt, less cask
In th treaaury, amounted to $9,402,60L
which is an increase for tha month of
$3,649,966. Tho debt U recapitulated as fol
lows! Interest-bearing debt, $906,277,060;
debt on which Interest has caaaad sine
maturity, $1,196,930; debt bearing no in
terest, $392,666,913; total, $1,299,039,993. This
amount, however, does not Include $319,843,
869 In certificates and treasury notes out
standing, which are offset by an equal
amount of caah on hand for tbelr redemp
tion. Tho cash In the treasury Is classified as
follows: Gold reserve, $160,000,0001- trust
funds, $919,843,869; general fund. 149.222,991; in
national bank depositories, $167,329,841; In
Philippine Islands to credit of United 8iatea
disbursing Officers, $4,670,205: total, 1, 831,070,
907, against Which 'there are demand lia
bilities outstanding amounting to $1,012,-
(04, . which leaves a cash balanoa on band
Of $378,637,402. ' '
Ifceflelt for Octaker,
The comparative statement of tho gov
ernment receipts and expenditures show for
the month of October, 1903, that tha total
receipts were $46,963,213 and the expendi
tures $51,901,478, leaving a deficit tor the
month of $4,947,266. With the exception ot
th month of July, when, It being the be
:nnlng of tha fiscal year, there la always
largely increased expenditures, there bas
not been a monthly deficit since April, 1890.
The principal falling off in revenues is In
customs, where ihe receipts were $22,(69,-
962. a against $26,741,700 for October, 1902.
Internal revenues show total receipts of
$20,813,861, an Increase of about $367,000. The
leading factor In the deficit, however, is tha
Increase In the expenditures from $46,904,965
In October, 1902. to $61,910,478 for October
this year. These expenditures were occa
sioned by a deficiency of over $3,000,000 in
postal revenues and over $1,600,000 paid to
tha St. Louis Purchase exposition. Tba ex
penditure on account of tha War depart
ment increased about $2,000,000 and over $.',-
000,000 on account of the navy. 'Both of
these departments were given Increased
appropriation at th last session of con
gress. For the four months of tha present
fiscal year there Is shown a surplus of
Moatbly Clrealatloa gtatrmeat.
The monthly circulation statement Issued
,by th comptroller of tho currency show
that on October 31. 1903, th total circula
tion of national bank note waa $119.610,GS3,
an. Increase far 'the year ot $39,134,349, and
a, decrease for the month of $816,862. The
circulation, based on United Htates bonds,
amounted to $as0, 666.871, an' Increase for the
year of $44,867,632, and an Increase for the
month of $1,134,997.- Tho circulation secured
by lawful money aggregated $38,959,862,. a
decrease for tha year of $6,733,283, and a
decrease for tha month of $l,9i0,849. Tha
amount of United Batea registered bonds
on deposit to sweura circulating notes was
$382.86.830. and to secure publio deposits,
' Colaaga Stateasaat.
Tb total coinage executed at tha mint
of' the United States during October, 1903,
wss $3,872,220. aa follows: Gold, $1,640,000;
silver, $2,324,000; minor coins. $8,220. In ad
dition to tha abova there were coined 1,426,
009 pesos for tha Philippine..
ENGINE TURNS ON ITS SIDE
Ea.tb.aad lists f Trala Wracked
sat tka EiiIimi I.
LA JUNTA, Colo., Nov. 2. Santa Fe truln
No. 6, aaatbouod. which waa wrecked by
unknown persons at Apishapa Creek, last
Friday, met with disaster again today at
Thatcher, where th engine left the track
and turned over on Its aide, killing Fire
man Charlea Everhart of Syracuse, Kan.
No passengers were hurt. The accident
la attributed to spreading of tha rails.
A pretty wedding occurred at tha horns
af th bride's brother, Lm Grler, u& South
Eighteenth atraet, Sunday afternoon at $
o'clock, when Miss Effie M. Grler became
tha . wife of David W. Griffen of Dei
Moines. Tha ceremony waa performed by
Rev. H C. Herring, pastor of the First
Congregational church, and waa wltnesaed
only by the relatlvee and a few frlenda of
tha bride. The young people have arranged
for an extended wedding trip t California
and leave for the coast Wednesday next
mm IX CLUB AND CHARITY
From choice and otherwise, the women
who attended yesterday's meeting of the
Women's club were treated to an after
noon of clvio Improvement. Some time ago
the club was Invited to join the City Fed
eration ot Improvement clubs. Such mem
bership to entail a fee of $2 and a possi
bility of being taxed $1 a month to help
meet the expensea of th organisation.
A discussion of the advisability of such
membership occupied the greater part of
the business hour, there being a variety
of opinions. While the club Is heartily
In favor of the city federation and what
It proposes to accomplish, many of the
women felt that such work was a little
out of the line of the club, while others
Insisted that ltfwas one of Its branches
of work and deserved the support of th
club. Others objected to affiliating with
tha federation on tha ground that tha
club might so be drawn Into politics, but
altogether there was no very strong argu
ment brought from either side and after a
tire ho ma discussion the motion to Join was
lost by one vote. Immediately after the
decision, the member who hd lea.d tho
opposition gave notice that tho matter
would ba reopened in two weeks, when a
larger attendance might 'be present, to
act upon It
Tha membership of tha club Is steadily
Increasing and Is considerably larger now
than at any time last year. The treasurer
yesterday reported eight new members a
having qualified since tho last meeting
and nine new name were proposed for
Th remainder of tho business hour waa
devoteii to a most interesting and instruc
tive talk by Mrs. W. W. Keyaof on the
St. Louis exposition, ilrs. Keysor was re
ceived with applause a aha came to the
platform, this being the second time she
has addressed the club aince resigning It
presidency on her removal to St. Louis
The afternoon program waa - In charge
of the department of political and social
science, Mrs. C. L. Loblngier leader, a
piano solo by Miss Corlnne PaulBen being
tho opening number. The work of clvle
Improvement being one of the branchek
of the department work, th program was
devoted to this subject, Mrs. Tllden giving
a resume of this work that has been done
by tho club. The record waa altogether
creditable and presented most Interestingly.
Mr. E. J. Cornish was tho other speaker,
"Park and Tree Planting," with special
reference to Omaha, being his aubject. He
emphasized the value of parks and boule
vards, citing the Increase in value of prop
erty in Han scorn Place a compared to
other portion of tho city with greater
natural advantages and leauty, because
of Its location near Hanscom park. The
same being true of the property along
Central boulevard. Bern Is park and tho
other boulevards. Regarding tree planting,
he advised tha planting of a single variety
along tha streets to preserve uniformity.
Ha said it haa been tho experience of th
park board that young trees planted here,
In th spring or fall, will' do well If prop
erly cared for, and that It had not been
the experience of tho superintendent of
parka that tho Soft maple rufTered from
the winds of this climate, ns has been
claimed by eoWe. Ho advised tho elm, how
eer, as the most practical street troe,
though th hackberry, locust and sycamore
have also proven successful.
Tho following are tha announcements of
department meetings: Emersorr study,
Tuesday afternoon, t o'clock; Bible, study,
Thursday. 1:30 n. tn rnrnt ii,ni.a rr..-
- - v, UJO-
day, 8.16, November 10; English literature.
inursaay, i:so p. m.; political and social
science. Thursdav. S'an m x.w.i...
- - a. - .ivrviliuvr
12; household economics, Thursday, 10 a.
m.i parliamentary practice, Mouiiy,' $'p.
tA.l English history, Tuesday,. 2 p.t m., No-
viuuer iv, iaw Department, Thursday, 216
' "The Passing Era and tho rnmi. ir-
In Homemaklng- was the subject of an ad
ores Dy Mrs. Harriet MacSrurphy before
the home department of th ConnMi tjiiv.
Woman'a club Thursday afternoon. ,
Several Nebraska women sr. tn n..
in the program of the meeting of tha Ninth
u,"ln oi me lowa Federation of Woman's
Club at Its annual meeting, to be held In
Council BlufTs December 1 and 2. Among
these are Mr. F. H. Colo, president of the
Omaha Woman's club, and Mm. Mary
Moody Pugh, also a member of the local
club, birt a resident of Bellevue. where she
la Instructor In domestic science at Belle
Cartala II. O. Warrea.
RED OAK, la., Nov. 1 fSnocli.1 .re
tain H. O. Warren of this r.lue i aa
after an Illness lasting months.
Hiram o. warren was In his 70th year
when death took him from ri i c ...1,1...
Hla birthplace and the home of his youth
waa at Hampton. N. Y. At an early period
In tho civil war he enlisted in th.
thern cause and served full four yeara as
a som.er. He waa for a time first lieu
tenant of Company K. On. tinna,.j
Twenty-third New Tork Infantry and waa
later promoiea to the captaincy of Com
pany C. of the same regiment. He wfl In
somo of the hardest fought battles of the
war and distinguished himself for lijs brav
ery ana soldierly conduct,
The deceased is survived bv Ma wif
four step-children and itree grown sons!
ennaren oy nis former wife. The latter are:
W. E. and H. C. Warren, of Terr. ii.."
Ind., and Jerome C. of Carrlngton, N. D.'
Jiaei II. Loadernaa.
SANTA BARBARA, Cal.. Nov. 2.-James
H. Louderman of Bt Louis and this plaoa,
a son of John H. Louderman, the St. Louis
millionaire, died hero vesterdav. If a a.
61 years old and bad 'Wintered here for
many year past.
Walter C. Hotkrook.
WORCESTER, Mass., Nov. 2. Walter C.
Holbrook, a comedian, known for years
throughout the country as "Happy Davo
Holbrook," Is dead here from consumption.
Holbrook died In poverty.
Combs May Halt atlal.try.
PARIS, Nov. t Th Figaro" this morrlng
say it ba reason to believe that Premier
Combe has determined to retire from of
lice, but being unwilling to compromise tha
passage of the budget he will not do o be
fore th Christmas holidays, unle com
pelled to do so by the advene vote of th
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pil-tjftCC BY MtTft TO M BETTfln TNA
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DESTROYS FOURTEEN BLOCKS
ftm on Counj It' and Dei troy $ One Lift
tnd Much Froperty.
DRUNKEN MEN SAID TO BE RESPONSIBLE
Two Waltera Locked l A ceased at
Bettlagr Fire Wklek Caaaed Mack
Damaae lad Distress at
NEW YORK. Nov. 1-Fourleen solid
blocks of bulldlnga In ruins, ona llf lost,
two score persons Injured, 600 person
homeless and a financial loss of $1,600,000 1
the outcome of an alleged drunken freak
which resulted In the fir at Coney Island
Frank Connolly, J7 years old. and Peter
Skelly, St) years old. former waiters In tha
Albatross hotel at Sheepahead walk and
the Bowery, are locked up, charged with
arson on the'etrenjth of a atatement made
by Barney Wolf, proprietor of a Haines
law hotel at the island.
Wolf says that on Friday night Connolly
and Skelly, In the presence of a crowd, said
that thinga wera getting dull on tho island
and they believed they would liven the
place up with a Are. Wolf say b saw
them staTt a Are which he put out Again
yesterday, ho aserts, they atarted a aecond
lire, but he arrived just as the flames shot
up and waa unable to control them a ho
had dona on Friday, and ha gave th alarm.
When he saw his own place go up Ilk
tinder and heard that his brother-in-law,
Albert Rubin, bad hla skull fractured by
leaping from a window to aava himself, ha
told tha police ot Connolly and Skelly.
Tha story of tha alleged incendiarism was
all over tha Island while the flame wcr at
their height and feeling against Connolly
and Skelly ran high.
Today there la a great scarcity of food
on the Island and hundreds are suffering
lor th ordinal y necessities of life.
HARRISON FIGHTS GAMBLING
Mayor of Chicago Woxld Stop Trsss
mlssloa of Racing Nevrs by
CHICAGO, Nov. 2.-In an effort to stamp
out the handbook evil, a system of betting
on horse races which has existed In Chicago
for several years, Mayor Carter Harrison
tonight sent an ordinance to the city coun
cil providing for tho licensing of all tele
graphic "tickers" In use in tha city. The
end sought by th ordinance Is the preven
tion of the use of "tickers" for the trans
mission of racing news, betting odds or
other Information for the making of bets
or wagers on horse races, or any other In
telligence for the purpose of gambling. The
license fee for each ticker required by tha
ordinance Is $1 a year, In addition to a
bond of $1,000 that the applicant shall faith
fully observe and keep all city ordinances.
In explanation of the necessity for such a
stringent ordinance Mayor Harrison, In a
communication to the council, said:
Many years ago the evils resulting from
gambling engaged In through the Instru
mentality of various lottery comoanies he-
came so far reaching and demoralizing that
sencrai promomve legislation by the fed
eral congress was called for and secured.
Tho evils attendant upon the prevalent
crate for Rumbling on horse races cer
tainly demand as vigorous measures as
were resorted to when the united sentiment
of the nation exacted from congress th
stamping out of lottery gamblings
now general ;s ine tendency of tha day to
risk money on the outcome of horse races
may be learned from the recent reports In
the local preHS of notice being posted by
the managements of large business houses
prohibiting their employes from making
wavers on horse races or frequenting places
where wagers may be made.
Handbooks today are mede In a large
number of calooiis, In billiard rooms, barber
shops and rlanr rtores. Indeed. It .
serted, the suburban trains on various rail-
roans are systematically worked by hand
book makers, who also employ emissaries
to make dally rounds of office buildings for
the soliciting of bets and tha 1 ncrease nf
'ine revocation of th license of Si
licensed Institutions proven guilty of har
boring handbook makers has only resulted
In driving the milkers of books Into places
which rannot be reached by this means.
For this reason, 1 have had the ordinance
prepaied, and If It Is passed by the city
council I feel confident it will put a stop to
this sort of gambling. The ordinance will
cut oft all Information as to odds.-Tlders,
starters, etc., now given general currency
through the medium of the tickers.
laloa Pacific Man Proniotcd.
TOPEKA. Kan.. Nov. 1. Tha Uni Pa
cific officials today announce the promotion
of J. H. BrlnkerhofT of lxavenworth to th"
position of assistant superintendent with i
neauq uaiirn in iriivr, oir, xsnnaernofT
has been superintendent of the L.. K. & W.
railroad at Leavenworth for four years
Heady Bits is always ready.
wholesome and satisfying.
"Made from perfect whole
wheat, ambercd, peptonized,
maltoscd and three times
thoroughly cooked. Heady Bits
stands peerless nnd original in
form, taste and substance the
best food the world has ever
"In my opMon nearly Pit l the bot
cereal on tho. market." Edw. S. Pimsox,
Cashier Grwnvillo Banking and Trust Co.,
Jersey City, N, J.
" I hav used all of the cereals, but none of them equal Ready Pits."
-Rdicrt B. Mantell, Actor. Atlantic Highlands, N. J.
name and this Trade
Mark are cast on each Y
genuine Jewel Stove and
Range. That is for your
protection, and is a guaran
tee that it is the best of its
kind for the money asked.
Every genuine Jewel Is a
fuel saver, no matter what
you pay for it.
WHY BUY UNKNOWNS,
Conkliii Hardware Company.
l.eavea worth Stree, Omaha.
wtiun you should be meana.dlsordarsd
nerves, whict will lead to nervous pros
tration. Pr. Miles' Nervine Is guaran
teed to benefit you or money refunded.
Book or. nervea aent free.
DR. M.LE8 M EPICAL, CO.. Elkhart. Ind.
k weli heated office
for $10,00 per month
Before tha cold weather seta In. It' mlrht ba well (or you U atop
to think whether you are apt to freexe to death In ytm ot&oo this
winter. There's no use staying in a cold office all winter.
THE BEE BUILDING
If you 'ask on of Its tenants you will find it's alwaK oomfort
able, no matter how cold the weather. Tou would bettev. move
before it's coM. Thar are three pleasant small rooms at $10.00 par
month ona or two larger rooms at reasonable prlcea.
R. C. PETERS & CO.
img isiaft Uii
Announces the Opening of the
Mi Short Line to St. Paul and Minneapolis
Two Superbly Equipped Trains daily, making fast time. The
Electric Lighted Limited leaves Omaha at 7:55 P. M., Council
Bluffs at 8:20 P. M. Arrives St. Taul at 6:53 A. 31., Minneapolis
7:30 A. 31.
The Day Express ieaves Omaha at 7:35 A. 31., Council Bluffs
at 8:00 A. 31. Arrives St. Paul 7:38 P. 31., 3Iinnea polls at 8:10
P. 31. .
The Fort Dodge Passenger leaves Omaha at 3:25 P. 31., Coun- 1
cil Bluffs at 3:50 P. 31. Arrives Fort Dodge at 8:00 P. 31.
All trains leave Union Depot, Omaha, and Chicago Oreat
Western Station, corner 3Iain St. and Ninth Ave., Council Bluffs. '
For further information apply to
E. THOrJJAS .
313 On&ha Hst'l Osnk Uig, OMAHA. 36 Pesrl St., COUNCIL BLUFFS.
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