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TI1E . OMAIIA DAILY BEE! PATtTKDAY, XOVEMnEIi 7, 100.1.
5 Croon Trading Stamps 4, Mean interest on the money you spend. 'lUf?!'1 IV Qive them absolutely free with all purchases. (JS3 THINK IT OVER! m eon Si BEnf. ENAMEI-El) IRON liED Heavy pout, fancy kitoII design, angle Iron stretcher, hrud and toot end regu larly sella for 14.00, 2 05 CONTINUOl'8 roST BEI-Scroll de sign, extended foot end, (old etched clillls, regularly sella for pi.bn. at CONTINlOfS POST BED Artistic design, extra heavy tilling, all colors. regularly sella for J12.SQ. at 14.05 4.95 Artistic ill colors, 0.05 IRON BED 14-inch post, handsome design, 10 brass spindles, head and foot ends, regularly sells for $18.00. at... IRON BED lH-lnch continuous post, beautiful scroll design, gold etched chills, regularly Bells IC CJE for $13.60, at luiVU ITldx BED With IH-lnch continuous poet, brass center, beat hard backed enamel, all colors, regularly aells -17.05 DRESSERS GOLDEN OAK 3 drawers and beveled French plate mirror, neatly carved, regularly sells for ftJT 10.G0. at f tjJ GOLDEN OAK CTNISH-Large pat tern mirror, finely finished and best construction, regularly sells for $1.00, at...., v 12.50 GOIjDEN OAK CHEVAIi DRESSER 18x40, French pattern mirror, shaped top drawer, artistic design, regu larly sella at ,.$18.00. at GOLDEN OAK J large drawers, large French brass trimmings, regu larly sella for $19. at... J3.05 id 2 email Irror, cast 15.75 GOLDEN OAK FINISH Best con struction, i drawers and closet, regularly sells for $9.00. at 4.75 GOLDEN OAK Serpentine front, one large and 2 small drawers, with closet, cast brass trimmings, regu larly sella for $8.00, at 6.05 grocery! ' In the front ranlt of the grocery business, giving our customer the bast goods for the lowest prices. Every article aold with our guarantee. Green Trading; Stamps Free Postal Cards Free. Tel. 137. ATIHDAV MONEY SAVERS. Golden Syrup. 3-lb. can 124c Pancake lour, jmd. package Mincemeat, package l'riiR. 2-lb. can , Baking Powder, H-lb. can Wheat for breakfast, 2-lb. pkg Killed Oats, 2-lb. pkg loc y0 .13o ,.10o ..loo Breakfast Cocoa, 14-lb. can 13o lest Laundry Soap, 8 bars 26a Head quarter a for Batter Country Butter, pound 18o Bennett's Capitol Creamery, lb ....20c Medium Sour Pickles, pint 5c Teas of Beet Valee. Tea Sittings, per pound 15c Imperial Japan, pound 25c B. F. Japan and Gunpowder, lb ..840 CANDY, CANDY, GAUDY. SPECIAL OFFER COMMENCING SATURDAY MORNING, NOV. Tth, AND EVERT SAT URDAY HEREAFTER, WE WILL HAVE A SPECIAL SALE ON CHOCO LATE CREAMS., THESE ARE EXTRA SPECIAL VALUE. 1-pound box Chocolate Cream ....Ko -pound box Chocolate Creams ....15c STEEL SCORES LOW RECORD Hear Offering! Tores Down Prioa of Preferred and Common. BONDS ARE ALSO VERY MUCH WEAKER Shorts In Cotton Attempt to Cover Contract and Advance the - Marhet la a Most Sensa i tlonal Manner. NEW YORK. Nov. 6. The securities of the United States Steel corporation aold' at lower prices today than ever before on the Btoek exchange. New low records were cored at the outset, the common stock de clining to 10H. the preferred to M'i and the per cent bonds to 66. Later on heavy offerings the preferred aold to' 63. A special drive waa made against the preferred stock, which came out in blocks of 1,000 and Z.000 shares. Lon don was a heavy seller of steel and com mission houses, with Pittsburg and Chi cago connections, alao aold. At the same time there waa some buying of the securi ties by western houses. Brokers were of the opinion that the greater part of the early sales was short stock. Other Industrials showed more or less weakness, but the railway Hat was com paratlvely steady. Stocks made some Im provement by the end of the first hour. There waa a sensational trade in cotton T . . . i this morning and once more prices were forced upward at a reeord rate. The mar ket opened 4 points down on the near months to an advance of 12 points and soon after the opening was some S to 20 points net higher on excited coverings by those who sold on yesterday's break, a good de mand from spot people and further aggres sive support from the local bull leaders. After reaching 10.86 cents for December. 10.80 rents for January, 10.82 cents,, for March and 10.85 cents for May there was heavy realizing and some pressure from Wall street bear sources. The irarket eased off 4 or 5 points, although It continued very active and excited. Hot ttorlaa-a. Ark. On and after Sunday, November S, the Iron Mountain Route will Inaugurate its solid through fast tram service between St Louis, Mo., and Hot Springs, Ark., via Benton. Train to be known as No. 17, will leave St. Louis at 8:10 p. m., arriving at Hot Springs $ a. m. Returning, train No. 13 will leave Hot Springs 7:30 p. m., arrive St. Louts 7:35 a. m. For further Informa tion address Thos. F. Godfrey, Pass, and Ticket Agont, S. E. corner 14th and Doug las sta., Omaha, Neb., or H. C. Townsend, Gen. Pass, snd Ticket Agent, St. Lculi, Ma Will Resist Extradition. SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. .'Accessory to a murder" Is the specific charge made by the authorities of CofTeyvllle, Kan., against David L. Nelson, who has lust been ar rested here. The police are holding Nelson nAnrtlnff the arrivsJ of reoulaltion naoeri. Nelson Intends to resist extradition and has employed an attorney to rfcuke the legal ngnt tor mm. DECISION IS SOT DEFINITE Bryan Will OonUtt Left in Doubt Ij Probate Jnig BENNETT NOT UNDULY INFLUENCED Qaestloa Seems to Depend t'non Whether or Not Letter May Bo Considered aa a Part of tho Will. NEW HAVEN, Conn., Nov. . -Judge Lev Ir.gston W. Cleveland of the probate court handed down a decision today in the Phllo 8. Bennett will caae, holding that the se cret letter . directing Mrs. Bennett, the widow, to pay William J. Bryan $50,000 waa not part of the will. The effect of this is to prevent Mr. Bryan from obtaining the money mentioned in tho letter unless the present decision Is re versed by a higher court, or unless he should be successful In legal proceedings against Mrs. Bennett in the event that the $50,000 should be paid under clause! twelve of the will, which reads as follows: Twelfth I give and bequeath unto my wife, Grace Imogene Bennett, the sum of fifty thousand dollars (loo.odb), in trust, however, for the purpose set forth In a sealed letter which will be found with said will. The text of the letter waa made public at one of the hearings on the will. Mr. Bryan was not present when the decision waa an nounced, but his attorneys said he would undoubtedly appeal from Judge Cleveland's decision. Form of tho Deere. The form of the decree will be announced tomorrow, when Mr. Bryan will be present The court finds that the sealed letter, over which there has been a contest, providing for a gift of $50,000 to Mr, Bryan and fam ily, waa not Incorporated in the will. Copies of the decree were handed to the attorneys representing Mrs. Bennett, the widow, and Mr. Bryan. When Judge Cleveland took his seat on the bench an Inquiry was made as to Mr. Bryan's whereabouts, and when It was stated that he would be here this after noon the Judge said he would adjourn court until tomorrow, so that the form of the decree could be announced In Mr. Bryan's presence. Attorneys for Mr. Bryan said that they were ready for the decree at this time, but the Judge thought an opportunity should be given for further discussion of the case, if desired. Ha said: Jadare Is In Doubt. I find that the question of whether the will whs properly executed was not raised. I find that it was properly executed, and I find that the testator had sufficient testa mentary capacity. I find that there was no undue influence by Mr. Bryan over Mr. Bennett. It was claimed that the sealed letter should be Incorporated in the will. I llnd that refer ence In the will was sufficient as to the sealed letter, yet the language In the docu ment Itself plainly Indicated that the will was executed before that letter was written. There was In existence before the will waa executed a duplicate of the sealed letter. That Is considered In support of the contention that that paper wns a part of the will. The sealed letter was found with the will. I And that there was no undue Influence, but that the sealed letter was not Incorporated In the will. No Opinion aa to Bequest. The court further said that he expressed no opinion aa to whether the sealed letter which gives $50,000 to Mr. Bryan .and his family can be incorporated In the will. "It may be urged," he continued, "that It can be used, but as to that the court has no opinion to express." Attorneys im'medlately asked the court If a construction had been placed upon the bequest and the court called their atten tion to the text of the decision. Afterward Judge Cleveland stated that It waa a question whether the probate court had a right to' consider the construction of the sealed ' letter ' and . It was also a question whether the lawyers In the case could so frame a question In relation to ths matter as to bring it within the province of the probate court to consider. Newton, Church and Hewitt, counsel for Mr. Bryan In this city, said In reply to a question that, although Mr' Bryan had not yet been informed of the decision, he would vndoubtedly decide to enter an appeal from It No Undae Influence. The text of the decision Includes about 2,500 words. In It the court, after review ing the evidence, says: The testimony of Mr. DeWett, who had known him for a quarter of a century, shows that the testator was a sharp, able business man, a man of decided opinion fiom which he waa not easily turned aside. But whatever presumption might be raised by reason of Mr. Bryan's drafting the will It has been in the opinion of the court abundantly overcome by the evidence. Mr. Bryan testifies that the Idea of a be quest In hie favor, so far from being sug gested by him or Mrs. Bryan, was a com plete surprise to both; a statement In which the court has entire confidence. In view of Mr. Bryan's frankness on the witness stand and his evident desire to fully disclose all his relations with the testator and all the circumstances surrounding the drafting of the will. . . ,. ... It muBt also be remembered that the testator had ample opportunity to change Ma will at anv time during the last three years of his life and without the knowl edge of Mr. Bryan. Mr. Bennett did not In his will fort any of his helrs-at-law, and made ample pro vision for the support of his wife. Taking the totsl amount of the specific legacies, in connection with his estimate of the residue, as expressed In the sealed letter, he evl dently thought he was giving bis wife $100, 0u) or more. sBryaa Makes statement. William J. , Bryan reached this city lata today from Lincoln, Neb., and at once went to the offices of his attorneys, where he read the decision in the Bennett will case, which Judge Cleveland handed down early la the day. After Mr. Bryan had conferred with hla lawyers, ho decided to make a statement, which is as follows: The decision of Judge Cleveland In the Bennett will case Is In my fHvor on all tho moral questions raised by the heirs, and against mo on the technical law only. The Judge finds that no undue Influence was exercised on Mr. Bennett, and that no In justice was done to the relatives. He holds, however, that the letter to Mm. Bennett cannot be probated with the will, but he expressly disclaims any Intention to decide whether or not the twelfth sec tion can hereafter he held operative In establishing a trust, saying that the con struction of the will Is not In question at the time of the probate. Appeal Will Be Taken. The court In effect declares that the be quest would have been good If made direct as Mr. Bennett suKjcesteri, but that under the decision the letter cannot be probated In the absence of proof showing that It was actually Ir. existence at tho moment when the will was executed. If the will falls. It will not be the fault of Mr. Ben nett, but myself, and this point will be determined by the higher court, although my attorneys have not deckled In what form the question will be raised. I am much better pleased with the de rision than 1 would have been If the court had decided for me on the letral point and against me on the moral questions Involved. His decision on the question of undue in fluence Is full, emphatic and all that could be desired. It Is a complete answer to all the insinuations of unfriendly papers. Judge Cleveland tomorrow will hear mo tions from the attorneys for Mr. Bryan, and for Mrs. Bennett and the heirs, upon the form of the decree to be entered. The motion for an appeal to the Superior court will then be made by Mr. Bryan's attor neys. They are in conference with him tonight In reference to their claim for an appeal. Mr. Bryan said he would remain In New Haven or within call of his attor neys until the appeal to the Superior court Is perfected, and that he will not go to Europe Xor some time. DEATH RECORD. I J a dsre E. 8. Abbott. CRETE. Neb., Nov. 6 (Special.) Judge E. B. Abbott, who for many years has been a practicing lawyer here, died at his home at an early hour this morning. He had been quite feeble of late, and the end had been anticipated for some time. Arrangements for the funeral have not yet been completed. . The funeral services occurred at the late residence in this city this afternoon. His sons, Lysle I. of Omaha, Guy L., Sheridan. III., Hugh of Dead wood, S. D. and Claude vid Roy of this city were all present dur ing his last momenta. Charles Graffnndea. WEBSTER 'CITY, la., Nov. 6.-Speclal Telegram.) Charles Graffundes, an old and respected resident of this city, died sud denly at his home this morning of a stroke of apoplexy. He had resided here thirty four years and was 66 years of age. He was In the house standing beside his wife looking out of the window when the stroke came upon him and he fell to the floor, dying almost Instantly. He had been en Joying seemingly good health. Thomas Sherrlll. ' BEATRICE. Neb., Nov. 6. (Special.) Thomas Sherrlll, a pioneer resident of this section, who located in Gage county in the year 1800, died yesterday morning at the home of his son-in-law. Vol Whlttemore, four miles . northeast of Beatrice, aged 81 years. Surviving- htm are his- wife and eight children. Richard M. Klnber. GALESBURG, III., Nov.: 6. Richard M. Klmber, superintendent of ' tho' Galesburg division of the Chicago,"' Burlington & Qulncy railroad. Is dead at the age of 52. He commenced work for the Burlington In 1875. Frank J. Kobes. ' CRETE, Neb., Nov. 6. (Special.) The re mains of Frank J. Kobes, who died Mon day as a result of an attempt to commit suicide exactly a week before, were today taken to Wllber, where the funeral services and the Interment occurred. Backlen's Arnlen Salve. The best In the world for cuts, corns, bolls, bruises, burns, scalds, sores, ulcers, salt rheum. Cures piles or no pay. 2o For sale by Kuhn A Co. Twenty Killed In Battle. NEW YORK, Nov. 6. The latest reports received here, cables the Herald's Monte video correspondent, are to the effect that about twepty persons were killed or wounded In the battle at Rivera betwen the Uruguayan police and Braxillans. The government haa suspended Atallva Gomes, the mayor of Santa Ana, whose demand for the surrender of his brother by the au thorities of Rivera caused the disturbance. mwFM Acts S 8bfz. it A '"-K'fi 3crtfyt fids piczvsarvtly. Acts Beneficial I Vi cts Iruly asa, Laxative Syrup of Figs appeals to the cultured and the well-informed and to the healthy, because its com ponent parts are simple and wholesome and be cause it acts without disturbing the natural func tions, as it is wholly free from every objectionable quaiuv or suDstance. m the process of inanuiauiui ugs are used, as they are fA pleasant to the taste, but the medicinal virtnoc i( C. C: . vi wjiuy wi ngs hic oDtainea from an excellent combination of plants known to be medicinally laxative and to M To get its beneficial effects buv tha 'sV genuine manufactured by the fV' to4--.- F; i'.iS ' v.' X4- ; S 'MUFORMfli .mi 5kr"lB"re.rclsieo. uouisviiie, rv. v. for by rU. druiaU, Price., fifty cent per' bottle, SAN DOMINGO STOPS SHIP Miniiter Powell aid Dominican Authorities Olaih Over Iteamer'i Cargo. BOAT IS REFUSED CLEARANCE PAPERS tinder Instructions from American Minister Captain of Vessel Refuses to Comply with Demands and Leaves the Port. BAN DOMINGO, Nov. &. A Dominican warship stopped the Clyde line steamer Cherokee as the latter was nearlng Puerto Plata and Informed the - captain that be could not enter that. port. The 'steamer then proceeded for Samana and was also prevented from entering that port, the min ister of war ordering the captain to pro ceed direct to the capital. On the arrival of the vessel here the officials demanded that the cargo, intended for Puerto Plata and Samana be landed at this port. The agent of the company and the! captain of the vessel refused to comply with this de mand and appealed to- United States Min ister Powell for protection. Minister Powell Interviewed the president and argued that since 'the government of San Domingo had not advised the foreign legations of any blockade it could not pre vent Cherokee- from entering the ports of Puerto Plata and Samana, and Insisted that the cargo should be landed at Its destina tion. The president in reply reiterated hla demand that Cherokee's cargo be landed at San Domingo, but this Minister Powell re fused to permit and declared he would hold the government responsible should any violent action be adopted toward the vessel. When the steamer was ready to leave for Asua clearance papers were refused, and It was again demanded that Its cargo be landed at this port. Minister Powell wrote a sharp note to the government de manding a permit for the vessel to depart. The government refused to allow a pilot to board the vessel, and Minister Powell then Instructed Captain Archibald to take his ship out and proceed for Asua, keeping his cargo aboard and landing It at the ports of destination. Tha energetlo action of Minister Powell has caused a great sensation, especially as the action lacked the support of an Ameri can warship. Cherokee left the harbor without a pilot. The city Is quiet, but preparations looking to its defense are In active progress. United States Minister Powell has In formed the Dominican government that Its proposition- regarding the claims of the Santo Domingo Improvement company of New York Is not accepted by his govern ment, which Insists upon the naming of ths arbitrators without further delay. Powell Wants a Warship. WA8HINOTON, Nov. 6 A cablegram has just been received at the State de partment from United States Minister Pow ell, dated at Ban Domingo today, stating that the Insurgents are marching on that city and asking that a warship be at once sent there. The cruiser Baltimore, which sailed from Hampton Roads several days ago. Is now due at San Domingo, ai.d the Btate de partment believes that Its presence there will be sufficient. ST. " THOMAS, . D. W. I., Nov. .-The Oerman warships here are coaling and It Is reported that they have been hurriedly ordered to San Domingo owing to the seri ousness of the situation there. . MOROS ARE JflORE FRIENDLY Show No Hostility Durinsj Itecent Trip e f GenernI Wood 2m( Them. MANILA, Nov. 6. Major General Woods reports that during his recent trip to Lake Lanao the hitherto hostile Moros of that region came In to meet him In a very friendly spirit. He will next visit Jolo, where there has been trouble recently through some Moros attacking and wound ing two American soldiers recently. Governor W. H. Tart has Just denied the protest of the foreign consuls sgalnst the action of customs officials In supplying Importers with samples of goods shipped to ths St. Louis exposition. Appoint Business Committee, IiONDON, Nov. It was formally an nounced tonight that Premier Balfour, with King Edward's approval, after consulting with the secretary of war, has appointed a committee to advise on the administrative business of the War department. The com mitteeman named are Mr. Eisner. Sir John Fischer and Sir George 8. Clarke. PARRS IS AGAIN SENTENCED Two Yean and Three Months in Eing 8ing itf Extortion. HE SHOWS NO SIGN OF EMOTION Physicians Say that He Is in Last Stages of Consumption, So sentence is Probably for Life. NEW YORK, Nov. 6. Samuel Parks was today sentenced to two years and three months In Sing Sing prison. This sen tence was passed on the charge of extort ing $500 from the Tiffany studios. It waa alleged that Parks, as walking delegate of the Housekmlths and Bridge men's union, forced the Tiffany studios to pay him $500 to call off a strike. This was Parks' second sentence for extortion. In the first he was released from Sing Sing on a certificate of reasonable .oubt In passing sentence today Judge Nevburger had taken into consideration the condition of Parks, who Is said by physicians to be suffering from consumption In an advanced stage. Parks' usual air of defiance has not en tirely deserted him. fie heard the sen tence without change of eature or outward suggestion of emotion. Former District Attorney James Osborne, FarkV counsel, said that he would in alt probability appeal, but that no certificate of reasonable deubt would be applied for. Sam Parks was taken to prison this after NEBRASKA MAN IS FOUND Knox County Farmer in flan Fran elsco, Though He Has lieea In Seattla Hospital. SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 6. Leonard Weigand, an aged farmer of Knox county, Nebraska, whose disappearance some weeks ago resulted In a search for him all over the country, has been located In this city. He has a family of nine children in Ne braska, He claims to have been In a hos pital In Seattle during the time his friends were hunting for him. m-.... . . -r : v I - : I 1 fKniM-rt P :w w will LI . i IT(M The most necessary' Magazine for women. The first edition for December is over one million copies. It contains all that is most helpful to women for their own and their children's dressing. It has fiction and entertaining articles for the leisure hours of mother and child, and its departments cover every phase of the home and social life. Four full pages In colors, representing BABYHOOD GIRLHOOD CHILDHOOD MOTHERHOOD are so appealing every mother should secure them FREE We have issued a beautiful 50c (25c to subcribers) four-sheet Calendar for 1904. 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