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WB CLOHli SATURDAYS AT P. M. 1 "oa ma? follow lark i rain, bat ! not Never do linens piny so important a part in the furnishing of t a house as they do on Thanksgiving Day. Their freshness, purity and beauty, nppt-al to the eye and gladden the heart of every wo ni.'fu. Our assortment of table clot lis and napkins is Tery Irage nnd patterns are exclusive. . LACE TAJJLE DECORATIONS. Cluny lace doylies, center pieces, tea cloths, table cloths and penrfs. ' KMIUitolDEKKD TABLE LINENS Plain white linen doy ion, center pieces, tray cloths, scarfs, lunch cloths, etc., embroi Vrcd with white cotton. EMBROIDERED CHINESE GRASS LINENS Doylies, nter pieces and lunch cloths all in white. 11 MW M. C. A. Building, Corner I MOCRATS ARE FOR TREATY ' , il Tote for Golan Reciprocity, According to Action of Oauctn. y PROPOSE IMPORTANT AMENDMENT :-eader Instructed to Becnre Vat an Sawa, bat la Mplto of 8fr Interests BUI Will Ba Favored. , 8HINGTON, Nov. 14.-After discuss iho Cuban reciprocity measure tor fa hour In caucus tonight, the demo te member of the bouse agreed oh a i'ution by a vote of K to li, pledging jelves to support the bill, after ef- have been made to secure Its amend ). abolishing the differential on refined r and eliminating the five year clause -4 treaty. The opposition to this action j from the member from Louisiana, and California. The three democratic ;bre from theae atatea said that they ,1 not vote for the measure under any ; instances, but It la understood, al h not officially stated, that the ac ht the caucus "will be considered blnd- r ;i resolution adopted, was presented by f Williams, the minority floor leader. 1 ai ineffectual attempts were made to m1 It by the members representing interests. No other subjects were lsred. The resolution adopted to as is: 1-lved, That it Is the sense of this is that the minority floor leader be cted to offer to the Cuban reciproc al, and to secure a yea and nay vote 'n, if poelble, the following amend- dike from the bill the following lang I beginning In line fifteen and ending two, nnge t; -ovlded,"Triat while the convention Is Ice no sugar imported from the re 1 of Cuba, and being the product of Mil or Industry of the republlo of f1 shall be admitted into the United at a reduction of duty greater than i- cent of the rate of duty thereon, iied by the tariff acts of the United M aa approved July -El, 1897, end no the product of any other foreign shall be admitted by treaty or . lion into the United States while invention Is In force at a lower rate y than that provided by the tariff i the United Stales, approved July I Insert the following In' lieu there it upon the making of said agree--,d the issuance of said proclamation oreaald agreement shall remain In here shall be levied, collected and 1 lieu of the duties thereon, now 1 by law on all sugars above No. h standard In color, and on all hlcli has gone through a process of . Imported into the .United States ; ts per pound.' " red. 'further, 1'hat -upon tho adoo . rejection of this nmendment by the t Is the sense of this cauous that the ittc mombers of the house should r the bill as a step In the direction of .nd more untrammeled trade- ba the United States and Cuba, jfved. furthermore, That It Is the t this caucus that If a rule shall be t Into the house from the cnmmlt rules shutting off amendments, It Is ;y of the democratic membership of se to vote unanimously against that a4 Aertaente More Freqaent. , HINUTON, Nov. 14. The Interstate , uerce commission today issued a bul i showing a large Increase In the num , f railroad casualties during the fical riosod June to last aa compared with previous fiscal year. There were Veraona killed and 48,9)7 injured dtir V year, against f.Sl killed and 89,800 k the year before. The large In Mi partially attributed to the gain 'oad trafflo during the year and the . of 12 per cent In the number of Employed In train service. It also luted out that accidents are now being 1 more fully reported, ,-greaa ef Pasta! Investigation. Mha recommendation of Holmes Con .nd Charles U, Bonaparte, special gov--nt counsel, 1 appointed to prosecute - of persons against whom In- nta have been found aa a result of 6flt Postofflce department Jnvosti ' fetary Shaw has appointed Am- WSea ssjwMassasi i Fay ookings A strong, dur able, fast black f for boys or V mrrA aa' 11- i m lustration, slses to t, c J-AT BTOCK INQ3, fn. a fine rib, brilliant black, for girls; slses B to T. Xc; slaea 7H to , 0c. ' It 1 1 1 BTOCKINQS, fine Quality wool. ya and girls, slaea I to 7, 45c; 0c iST BRAND and LEATHER UNO 13 RAND, especially good " ys. all sites. ZSc. f iT HOSK for girls-several Hue r tor atria at 2&c, So and 60c. t NTS' CA811MKHK HOSE, la ' lark, tan, blue, pink at 36c. KUHiVe ON REQUE8T. t u S4rt rVj-4l X 4 Be. Nov. IS, 19J0. Tlinrikcnriv.hflr Linens Sixteenth and DouglaJ.Stj slstant Secretary Keep, former Secretary Allen and Chief Clerk Wallace Hills, as a committee "to Investigate and report upon a method. If one be feasible, by which the several auditors and the comptroller f the treasury may be removed from all political, personal and other extravagance in office." The defendants In the postal cases who roquested and were refused- authority to Inspect the official recorda of the postrtllce for data for their defense have won tflelr point and today began going over the rec ords. August W. Machen, the former gen eral superintendent of the postal free de livery service, appeared at the department today with his counsel, and In the presence of Postofflce Inspector Mayer, made ex tracts from the papers oft file bearing on the case. Samuel A. and B. B. Groff of this city and Or. ajid Mrs.. George Lorens of Toledo, O., co-defendants In the case, also were reported In the proceedings. On account of the evidence collected by Civil Service Commissioner William W. Foulke In connection with the Investigation of the St. Louis postofflce, Andrew Mc Grew, a clerk in the office of the assistant treasurer In that city, hat been removed from the service. To Protect Chinese Miners. Sir Chen Tung Liang Cheng, the Chinese minister, has taken prompt steps to ae cure all possible protection for the Chinese laborers In Sonora, Cai., who have been attacked and driven away from the mines there by strikers. While the minister has had '-no detailed report from the Chinese consul general In San Francisco, he has regarded the news reports of the disorders In Sonora aa sufficiently spcurate and re liable to warrant his action. He called upon Secretary Hay today and asked that the department do what It could to pro tect his fellow-countrymen from . violence. The secretary acted Immediately within the limits of his power In the matter, and telegraphed the governor of California the facta that had been laid before him, with the suggestion that the state officials act. Porto Rico Asks for Concessions. A conference was held at the executive offices today between file president and three officials of .the island ef Porto Rico Charles Hartfeel, secretary of the Island government; 'Samuel Lindsay, commis sioner of Immigration, and W. F. WilloUgh by, treasurer. The .island officials urged the president to exert his Influence to the end that Porto Rico might be enabled to market the coffee crop to advantage, irulr uggestlon being that treaties , be nego tiated by the United States with foreign countries, providing that they should ad mit Porto Rlcan coffee at such dutlea aa would give the Island planters a profitable market. - MISSOURI. POLITICIANS GUILTY St. Loa is Jary Comrlcta Three of Cobb. lllty la Fran Against XatOMtllaotlon Laws. ST. LOUIS, Nov. U.-ln the United Statee district court this afternoon Thomas E. Barrett, former marshal of the St. Louis court of appeals; John P. Dolan, chairman of the democratic city committee, and Frank Garrett, policeman, the defendants In the triple naturalisation fraud case, were found guilty of aiding and abetting certain Italians charged with having ' in their possession false papers of cltlseushlp. The Jury aoqultted the defendants on other charges ' or failed to agree concerning them. ' 1 A motion for a new trial was made at once by Attorney Rows for the defense. It will be considered' by Judge Elmer Adams next Monday. By the findings of the Jury, should the court impose the maxi mum penalty, the defendants might he sentenced to ten years each In the peni tentiary. Fines of $2,000 apiece could be Imposed. The Jury reported after being out thirty-three hours. BLAIR MAY NOT RECOVER Friends of Attorney Give Vs Hope - of Mental or Physical Caro. ST. LOUIS. Nov. 14. Relatives and friends of Attorney Jamaa L. Blair have. It la slated, given up hope of his recovery of either mental or physical health. .Be fore the family gave up the country home fears for his recovery were entertained. When he waa removed to the Mullanphy hospital it waa believed that his stay there was only temporary. Mr. Blair's con dition la not one which causes fear of Im mediate death, but It is stated that while he may live for a long time, he will be practically helpless. Dr. George Homan said today, after a vlait to the- hospital: Mr. Blair passed a very' quiet night, but while he Is gaining strength hi mental and physical condition are unsatisfactory. Added to the mantal shock from tne con cussion of the brain, Vlr. Bluir la con stantly brooding over his affairs, and can not be rallied to the extent we noped. lie Is gaining very slowly. ITALIAN PRIEST HARD HUNTED New York Polleo Fear Mo Has Been Aboneloa Beeaaae of Moral NEW YORK, Nov. I4.-8ince Rv. Father Joseph Clrrlngoine, pastor of the Catholic church of the Immaculate Conception at Williams Bridge, In the northern outskirts of the cljy, left his home Thursday night not a trace of him has been found and his friends and relatives fear lie has been kid naped or murdered by members of the Mafia, who had threatened hi hi with death. The police are seeking two viysterlous men who by pretending to be city detectives en ticed the priest away from his home. ' He had received threatening letters b cauoe of lits activity In suppressing vicious resorts among the Italians. C0L0JIBIA5S BOUND TO WAR Pramies to Spill Lait Drop of B'ood to Whip Fan am a. SO PROCLAIMS TO THE UNIVERSE People la Bogota Decline to Be Calmed and Only Direct En counter wltnt Isthmns Forces Will Satisfy. NEW TORK, Nov. 14. Cabling from Pan ama, the correspondent of the Herald aays: Direct communication lias been re-established with Bogota, capital of Colombia The following dispatch was snt from thai city under date of November 10: Aeting Presloent Jorge Holguln said to day that Columbia never will recognise the independence of i'anama. "My government will exhaust its last drop of tumid and Inst cent in pulling dowii the rebellion," he said. "I wish to make the announcement to the world that we will not submit to Isthmian Independence.' Ueneral Kaiael Reyes, who has been ap pointed gpiieralisslmo-ln-chlet of Colombia's lighting lorces, anu who left today fur the const, nns a large and well-equipped army, tie announced mat he had leu behind a force of iuu.ouO men reauy for any emer gency. All departments and parties have prom ised unconditional support and financial aid to the government. The people are furlntis over the revolution. , Bogota continues in a stale of siege, but the United States legation is well protected Germany's Partial Recognition. BERLIN, Nov. 14. Germany's consular representatives at Panama . have openeu business relations with the new govern ment, which action Germany subsequentl sanctioned. . The German consular officers on the Isth mus reported to the Foreign office that tht cabinet of Panama la composed of men worthy of respect. It is Intimated In official circles here that when the Panama government makes for mal notification of the organixatlon of the new republic Germany will give the usual recognition without delay. Washington Dlsconnts Ihe Ramor. WASHINGTON, Nov. 14.-The State de partment has no knowledge of the march ing army from Colombia upon the isthmus and the officials state that were any such movement in progress It would certainly be informed by its agents In the south, the cables being still open. These officials scout the Idea that any such march Is In progress as .the telegram la reported to have ascribed to the president of Ecua dor. It waa nothing more than a few men who were about to embark at Buena Adventuar a few days ago, when they were turned back from the isthmus by notice of the determination of the United states naval commander to allow no land ing In that quarter. These troops cannot reach the isthmus by water and the offi cials here are positive that they cannot do so by land. The character of the coun try la such that there is no subsistence for an army on the route of the .Wild moun tain trails and the passages through the morasses that lie between Colombia proper and the Isthmus. Even if there Were sub stantial numbers of the men they could not carry their equipment. , . Hever Anr More Warfare There. The officials do not care to exprcaa pub licly their plans, but enough has been gleaned from the Instructions given to our naval commander to make It evident that never again will the isthmus become the seat of warfare aa long as the .United States government can prevent It. : The difference between the present situation on the-Isthmus and -that -which existed last year, when Commander McLean prevented armed. troops from, crossing the .isthmus by rail,. Is Just this; The authorities have now determined to extend the lines of pro tection to the railroad. They will not allow hostile forces, no matter whether they are Colombians or Panama troops, to come Into collision anywhere near the railroad, and to prevent auch collision It will be necessary to extend the neutral cone clear to the north and south boundaries of the Republlo of Panama. Officials here will not make such a statement publicly; they simply say "Walt till the emergency arlseH." But It Is known that such were the plans of the naval commandera and there is no Indication of a change In these plans. Not the slightest apprehension la felt here of the encroachment of any Colombian army upon Panama. Naval Force at Isthmns. It Is said at the Navy department that the only news received over night from the Isthmus of Panama waa a brief dispatch from Rear Admiral Glass, announcing the arrival at Panama yesterday of the moni tor Wyoming. There are now seven vessels guarding the Interests of the United States on the Isthmus. Of these, four are on the Pacific side, the cruisers Boston and Mar blehead, the gunboat Concord and monitor Wyoming. 80 far as known no other naval vessels except possibly colliers or supply ships will be sent to the west shore of the Isthmus for the present. On the At lantic side are the cruiser . Atlanta, . the gunboat Nashville and the training ship Dixie. This fleet will be reinforced in, a day or two by the battleship Maine and the president's yacht Mayflower. Rear Admiral Coghlan, commanding the Caribbean squadron. Rear Admiral Walker, president of the Isthmian Canal commis sion, and Consul General Gudger, who It Is expected will be given diplomatic powers at Colon, are passenger on Mayflower, That vessel la expected to reach tta des tination tomorrow or Monday. It Is ex pected that the cruiser Baltimore, now In Dominican waters, and the training ship Prairie, conveying martnea to Guantanamo, also will be added to the fleet on the east ooast of the Isthmus. Banao-Varllla Talks. M. phlllippe Bunau-Varilla was at the state department today to see what In formation the officials tiad regarding the situation on the isthmus. He Said he had no anxiety ovor the dispatch from Guay aquil that a Colombian expedition would endeavor to reach the isthmus. "It were easlur," said the minister, "to march from Capetown to London than march from Bogota to Panama. For the strait of Gibraltar and the English chan nel are at least , swlmmable, and the marshes between . the new republlo and Co lombia are impenetrable." The minister counts on the American naval .force to deal effectively' with any expedition by sea that Colombia may attempt. '. Dr. Thomas Her ran, the . Colombian charge d'affaires continues to be without advices from Bogota. The last advices he had was November t. when ' a brief mes sage came announcing the adjournment of congress. Despite this fact, Dr. Iferran la keeping Bogota closely Informed on every action of the Washington government bear ing on the Isthmian situation. KaTeet loon Canal gcrarltlea. PARIS, Nov. 11 Panama canal securi ties, after the exceptional advance of tbe last eight days became stationary yester day and turned downward today. Tbe re action appeara to be due to the publication here of dispatches referring to poejlble complications and delays in the ratification of the new canal treaty with Panama. Five per centa weut off from 67.75 to M. three per cents fell from 46.7 to 41 and four per cents went down from 12 to 48.50. HOT.8PRING8. Ark., Nov. 14.-Two hun dred traveling passenger agents spent the day her la charge ef George E. Lee, gen- ersl passenger sitent of the Choctaw. Ok lahoma & Gulf railroad. This evening the party will leave' for St. IaiiIs over the Iron Mountain to be the guests tomorrow of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition management. WILL NOT MEET MEN (Continued from First Pnge.) which had been kept In motion since the strike began, came to a standstill as the result of a walkout by the engineers and firemeh employed at the power houses. It was reported doubtful If the company would try to operate more than the power houy at Twenty-first and State streets, where nonunion firemen and englneera con tlnje to furnish sufficient power to run the Wentworth avenue line. The big power house at Fifty-second and State streets which furnishes power for the cable south of Thirty-ninth street waa si lent. The same condition prevailed at the power house at Fifty-second street and Valash avenue, where power for some of the elcctrlo lines Is furnished. About the buildings were details of policemen, but no crowd or pickets of the union were In sight , President W. D. Mshon said definitely this morning that the street car men would not wait upon Manager McCulloch for an answer to their demands today. He said: '.'The proposition for Mr. McCulloch to answer us at H o'clock today was answered fully and completely by the executive board of the union at its meeting Monday night, when the board gave Mr. McCulloch forty eight hours to consider Its ultimatum. The action of tho board has since been Indorsed by the union, and Insofar as we are con cerned the Incident In closed. Anything In the way of conciliation must come In the way of new negotiations, to which we are open. If Mr. McCulloch wishes to meet us we are willing to arbitrate, as we have been and will continue to be." Talk of arbitration caused no relaxation ft effort by the railway officials today to provide for a prolonged struggle. In antici pation of a sympathetic strike of teamsters every effort was being made today by the officials to get In adequate supply of coal Into the company's huge bins. Further preparations were In progress on a large scale for sleeping and restaurant accom modation of nonunion men who, the of ficials announce, will operate cars. Repre sentatives of the company were kept busy rushing In cots to the' barns and power houses and buying cooking utensils and provisions. The first procession of four cars on the Wentworth avenue line was soon followed by a second fine of six. Besides eighteen newspaper men on the first car making a trip today there were four other passengers,- making a total of twenty-two fares rung up on the trip down town. The other cars carried from five to six paasengers, some of whom were women. - RIPS SUMMERS SELF-PRAISE A Friend of Harry Lindsay's Calls Attention to the Great District Attorney'a ileal Record. "I see," said an out-of-town lawyer yes terday, "that the World-Herald prints a lengthy interview this morning on the dis trict attorney muddle, evidently written by Summers, In which that modest candidate describes himself aa 'the most able, , most fearless, the most daring prosecutoA be fore the courts,' refers to his 'eminent ability as a lawyer,' 'splendid legal mind,' etc. I say this waa evidently written by Bummers, because anyone at alt lanrlllar with his florid style will recognise it at once In these complimentary phrases, and be side thai is Summers', customary method of booming himself. But he Is carrying things a little too .far whan ho adopts this method of attacking Harry Lindsay, who, he says, Is 'not an able lawyer.' .The fact Is that Lindsay was for years a member of the firm of Humphrey & Lindsay, one of the leading law firms of southern Ne braska, while Summers never had a private practice that amounted to anything. He was kicked out of the attorney general's office eight yeara r.go for alleged Incompe tency and questionable practices and was clear down at the heels when Thurston picked him up and made him district at torney. Hla claim that he haa never 'lost one case' In that office la only amusing to the lawyers who know that tl.e district attorney does little but criminal business and that his deputy, who, by the way, was one of Cleveland's appointees, has tried nearly all the cases during 8ummers' term. His claim that he has been an 'able' and 'fearless' prosecutor Is even more ridiculous in view of his protection of the Indian agency grafters and hla Inaction In the cases against the trespassers on the gov ernment lands as shown' by the reports of Colonel Mosby last winter, to say nothing of his notorious connection with Kmbex aler Bartley. Summers' 'daring' and ''fear lessness' as an official are only In evidence when he Is unlng his office to get even with a political opponent. Just as he Is doing now with Senator Dietrich and just as he did a year ago with the newspaper reporter who wrote up the truth about how Summers spent an entire night with Bartley Just after the tatter's release from prison. The republicans of the state, al most to a man, believe that Harry Lind say Is entitled to this appointment on the score of ability as well as of party serv ice and these etJwardly attacks at the elev enth hour Will only react on their author." MAKE RAID 0NA CIGAR STORE Chips and Other Devices Supposed to Be Vsed .for Gambling Ara Confiscated. A successful raid waa made last evening by the police on the establishment operated by Victor B. Walker In the rear of 1S17 Dodge street, which la known as the Derby cigar store, also conducted by Walker. Twenty-nlnu Inmates, two tables, alleged to be used for fnmhltrg, two loaded re volvers and a miscellaneous lot of para phernalia waa taken to the police station. Instead of the usual chips used In gambling a choice assortment of aluminum checks, representing a cash value from 25 cents to 50 cents each was confiscated. The smaller denominations were of a silver tinge while the more pretentious ones were of a golden tint. When the patrol wagon backed up to the place after Sergeants Cook and Rent frow, Detectives Ferris and McCarthy and Officers Baldwin, Ryan and Ring had sta tioned themselves at advantageoua points, there was an animated scene. A number of the Inmates made a dash for liberty by breaking through several windows and a glass door, but they were apprehended on the outside. No one succeeded In mak ing his escape. The patrol wagon made four trips, three times to transport the 2t men.xand the last trip for the devices. There was a busy scene at the police sta tion when the four loads were brought In. The Derby cigar store is -a one-story structure, and the gambling rooms were separated from the store by a partition with a door having a peephole arrange ment. When Sergeant Cook broke open the aperture In the door, he saw games of various kind In operation. Hie place has been running but a few days, and the con Unrated articles bore the Impresalon "the Durby club." All the parties arrested were colored. Ihe charges nf operating a gambling bouse and being Inmates thereof have been made against the parties. SUMMERS IS TO BE OUSTED Senator Dietrich ind Gongrateman Klnkaid Tall President of Bit Methods. LATTER SAYS HE HAS HEARD ENOUGH Present District Attorney lias Reached the F.nd of Ills Rape In I se of Office to Clnh Ills Opponenls. ' (From a Staff Correspondent.) WASHINGTON, Nov. 14. (Special Tele gram.) This was Nebraska day at the White House. Early this morning Mr. Rosewater had a conference with the pres ident concerning matters In Nebraska. About 12:30 Mr. Burkett had an audience with the president and within fifteen m la mes attar Mr. Burkett had concluded the entire Nebraska delegation. Including Mr. Hitchcock, appeared. The lone democrat from Nebraska and Messrs. McCarthy and Norrls made their first call upon the president and were Introduced at the same time to a group of eminent statesmen, In cluding Senators Hanna, Foraker, Frya and Quay. Campaigning lu Nebraska waa the toplo of discussion for a few minutes, both Hanna and Frye reviving reminiscen ces of their tour In Nebraska during the last national campaign. Senator Hanna declared that the most precious memento of the Nebraska campaign was the picture that appeared In The Bee entitled "Two Engineers," which has a place of honor In his office and which hangs between the portraits of McKlnley and Rosewater. Mr, Hitchcock waa good humoredly chaffed as the "black aheep" of the Nebraska delega tion, . which he as good humoredly ac knowledged. Tell of gammers' Threats. The real business of the day then began. Senator Dietrich Congressman Klnkaid, R. B. Schneider and Mr. Rosewater were In vited into a conference previously arranged by Senator Dietrich and In which Senator Hanna was also Invited to participate. The subject matter of discussion waa the dis trict attorneyship and the conduct of the Incumbent, W. S. Summers. Senator Diet rich recalled to the president the fact that he hal asked for the removal of Summers a year ago. He charged Summers with being in league with Joe Bartley, whom Dietrich had refused to pardon when gov ernor and party to a malicious persecu tion began soon after be had pronounced himself against Summers' reappointment. The senator recited In detail the facta In relation to an attempt to besmirch his character, ending with a plea for the ap pointment ofiH. C. Lindsay. Judge Klnkaid followed with a statement wherein he charged Summers with an at tempt to extort an endorsement from him by threats. Summers had attempted to make Klnkaid believe that he had ren dered him a great aervice in suppressing the publication of a compromising letter and offered furthermore to do him an ad ditional service by pressing an Indictment against a postmaster in western Nebraska whose position Klnkaid would be privileged to fill. 1 When this proposal was made Klnkaid retorted that he didn't care about the pub lication of the letter which had been cir culated In fact during his last campaign with the date. so blurred that the Impres sion was left that It had been written while Bartley was treasurer and related to state funda when In fact the letter related to a private loan made by Judge Klnkald'a bank to Bartley before the latter had aaaumed off! ca.. . Judge Klnkaid atated that Summers did not stop with JilSvflrst refusal td endorse him but sent for iilm to come to Omaha recently on alleged urgent business, when these threats were repeated. gammers Moat Walk.' Senator Dietrich asked Mr. Schneider to tell of a somewhat similar experience but the president cut him short by remarking that he did not want to hear " anything further, that Judge Klnkald'a statement was sufficient and that Summers' service would be dispensed with. As a formal matter the president ro quested" Judge Klnkaid to report his state ment to Attorney General Knox. It Is ex pected that this will be done on Monday, and that within a few days at tho Utmost the ax will Crop. Senator Dietrich and Mr. Rosewater, to gether with Mr. Langer, consul at So'lngen, Germany, had an Interview with .Assistant Secretary Loomia today looking to a trans fer of Mr. Langer. Mr. Loomls stated that there were no vacancies In the consular service at present, but he would have Mr. Langer In view. H. C. Lindsay of Pawnee City Is In Washington, waiting for action of the president on tbe district attorneyship fight Personal Matters at Capital. R. B. Schneider, national committeeman from Nebraska, who came over from New Tork to Join Senator Dietrich In hla efforts In behalf of Mr. Lindsay, will leave Wash ington tomorrow for Chicago, accompanied by C. D. Marr of Fremont. Representative ' Hitchcock presented to the president today Jamea W. Murphy, a prominent stockman of South Omaha. Rev. E. E. Reed, president of Buena Vista college. Storm Lake, la., la In the city. J. U. Sammla of LeMara, la., collector of Internal revenue for the northern district of that state, Is In the city. Mr. Rosewater will remain In Washing ton for several daya. W. 8. Olive, chief ef the accounts di vision of the Indian bureau, waa today ad vised that John Mackey had receipted to Superintendent C. P. Mathewson for all jiubllo property belonging to the Omaha Indian training school and reservation and assumed charge thereof on November 14. Hnral Carriers Appointed. Rural free delivery, carriers appointed today: Nebraska, Elk Creek, regular Ed win II. Marin, substitute, S. Merwin. Ra venna, regular, Phillip F Knorl, aubstltufe, Oscar P. Knorl. Iowa, Harvey, regular, William O. Bennon, substitute, Albert IL Cook. P. 'V. Lash has been appointed post master at Oneska, Mahaska county. Ia., vice John Witt, resigned. Colonel Henry Helstand, assistant adju tant general, having reported hla arrival at San Francisco, will proceed to Omaha for duty, as adjutant general, department of the Missouri. OMAHA MAN KILLED BY M0R0S J. Stephens, Beraeant la Twenty. Eighth Infantry, FaUa la Skirmish. MANILA. Nov. 15. Since the departure of Major Oeneral Wood for Jolo the Moros In the neighborhood of Lake Lanao bave be cgme very ugly and menacing. At 1 o'clock yesterday the guard over a boat near Maiiabou waa taken. Three mem bers of the Twenty-elgbth infantry were killed and one was seriously wounded. The Moros were beaten off. The soldiers killed were: Sergeant J. G. Stephens of Omaha sipl Privatea Frank Bowser of Marion, O., and Elmer H. Burke of Kan sas City. Private Ferdinando Keathiey 6t Verona, Mo., was wounded. General Wood, who left for Jolo on No vember t, took a number of troops from Lanao with him, leaving Captain Henry A. Barber of the T-aeiity-elgth Infantry In command. Cable communication with Jolo is Interrupted. This Week Only This Week Only While They Last -Unequalled Money Savins Opportunities 11I.C AS OAK First-class nickel Irlm- ? fp med heuter regular value sl III 7-thls week... IW HOT HI, AST-Air-tight, gns nnd smoke consuming heaters reg ular value $ this week... 7.75 cnno oak o. in High grade large sise tight-fit 1 1K11 -'1 1- 11.50 ting noors sn pnn nickel trimmed regular . value Hi this week Stoves and Ranges Sold on Payments Write for Circulars and Prices MILTON ROGERS & SONS CO. Fourteenth and Farnam Streets. WICHITA GETS DECISION Interstate Commerce Commission Eoldi that Eoads in Kansas Vio'ate Law. GRAIN AND LUMBER RATE MUST EE LOWER Railroads Win on Showing; mm to Coal ' Rates, bat City May Sabmlt More Evidence at Later. Date WASHINGTON, Nov. 14.-The Interstate Commerce commission In decisions an nounced today In three caaes brought by the city of Wichita, Kan., against the Atchison, Topeka 4k Santa Fe, Bock Island and other roads Jn that territory dcclarea that both the oxport tates on grain from Wichita U Galveston and the lumber ratee from west of the Mississippi river points in Louisiana, Arkansas and Texaa to Wichita, are un reasonable and should be reduced. The city .of Wichita ts allowed until January 1. 1904, to apply for leave to submit further testimony on the reasonableness of the coal rates to Wichita. The first case involved the question whether the grain export rate frorA Wichita to Galveston was unlawfully higher than the export rate on like traffic In force tor the longer dlstsnce from Kansas City to Galveston, on some of which lines Wichita Is an intermediate point. The commission rays It appeared that competition which does not exist at Wichita, actually controls and forces the rates from Kansas City, which are, nevertheless, remunerative to the roads, but tint the present wheat rate of 30V4 centa from Wichita to Galvefeton Is excessive aa applied to wheat and other kinds of grain to the extent of 2 rents per 100 pounds. The commission decides "that the export rates on grain from Wichita to Galveston are unreasonable and unlawful and should ba reduced in accordance with the finding, but that the order can be directed only against the unreasonableness of such rate, and not against the adjustment of export rates aa between Kansas City and Wichita to Galveston." The second case involved r.nrload coal rates from Mlndon, Mo., McAlster, I. T and Russellvllle, Ark., to Wichita, as com pared with the rates to Kunium City, and the commission says the Wichita rates are not excessive on the record submitted, as the Kansas City rates are dictated by com potiUve condition. The third oase involved higher rates by way of the Santa Fe and the Rock Island systems to Wichita than for the longer distance through Wichita to Kansas City and other polnU, It being charged that the rate to Wichita is excessive by 1 cent per 100 pounds. The commission says: "The carriers' lumber rates to Wichita aa compared to Kansas City, Omaha and Lincoln are not in violation of the third or fourth sections of the Interstate Com merce act; that all of the carriers violate section I of the act, and the Santa Fe ajid Rock Island systems violate section I of the act by . maintaining higher lumber rates from such territory than to Topeka, and that tha lumber rate to the territory described to Wichita la unreasonable and should be reduced." GIVE HALF MILLION BOUQUETS Flower Mission ot Woman's Christina Temperance t'nlon Reports Record Distribution. CINCINNATI, Nov. 14.-Thore ws a large attendance at the eocond day's ses sion of the national convention of the Women's Christian Temperance union. The early session of the mothers waa addressed by Mrs. Ada Nuruh of Oregon on "Scien tific Purity Teaching," followed by a dis cussion on "Teachers' Problems," and the "Early Prayer Meeting" was led by Mrs. J. K. Barley of Rhode Island, while at a third church ths usual morning confer ences of the department were held. The convention proper was opened with prayer by Miss Mary A. Lyr.cb of North Carolina. Miss Leila it. Bewail of Massachusetts, national superintendent of flower missions, reported distributions for the year as fol lows: Bouquets, 660.000; growing plants, if!, SCO; text cards, t3.3u0; pagea of literature. Sua. 000; visits to sick and poor, 117.000; outing. 4,4uO; visits to institutions. t.XX: services at same, 1,733; pledges signed, 4. COO; jelly and preserves. 34.100; garments. 67.640; expendi tures. 111. ; flowers' missions held, 1,126. Michigan led In -celebrating Jennie Cas sady birthday with seventy-nine meetings. Among those thanked for asslstunce were Larger reductions than ever. Warm wtathor has t o ayed galea. Our large stock must be sold QUICKLY. Special Low Prices On All Our Celebrated Radiant Home and Garland Base Burners and Oak Stoves. RAIMA XT HOMR Base Burner the stand 20.50 ard of the world regu- V tar value :i this week. PiniTAIf ITEKL R ANGI5 With high warming closet aabestos R let aabestos 20.25 AXUE arte last a nnea guaranteed tin baker regular value $33 this week Qt ICK MEAL STKKli RAXGIB Absolutely highest grade last a lifetime economical in use of fuel regular 32.50 value $36 thla week Secretary of Agriculture Wilson, Senator Lodge, Samuel Powers and roany. railway Officials. A woman physician employed by the department ut Ashevllle, N. C, treated tfS cases. Jn New Tork Miss Frances Callaway conducta a school for Instructing children. New Tork received the prise of the year. Miss Anna Beckrover waa ap pointed for the flower work In Utah, and Mrs. Mae Johnson for Arkansas, Among Ihe other reports of department superin tendents were those of Mrs. Mary F, Lovell of Pennsylvania on "Mercy," Mis. Helen L. Bullock of New Tork on 'Purity," Mrs. Emily D. Martin of Wew York on "Puilty In Literature and Art," M!ss Ellen D. Morris of Missouri on "T'-nperance Lit erature," Mrs. Hanna 8. Guild of Missouri on "Fairs and Open Air Meetings," and Mrs. Margaret Dye Ellis of New Jersey on "Legislation." . r PAYMASTER GRAHAM VERY ILL Army Man Takes Change , tor the Worse While la Kansas City Hospital. KANSAS CITY. Nov. li.-W. R. Oraham, paymaster for the Vnlted tn.es arr'.y. with his station In Kansas City,' Is sit. ously 111 at St. Joseph's hoar-Hal wkh uracmlc poisoning. Major Graham v u. forced to enter the hospital about a month ago. His family haa arrived from Iowa and are now with him. Last night hla con dition was reported as serious and this morning hospital officials said that theie had been no change over night. DEATH RECORD. Frank H. Wright. NEBRASKA CITY, Neb.. Nov. 14.-(8pe-rlal.)-Frank H. Wright died at hla home In this city today of consumption. He hus resided here ' for a number of years and leaves a widow and several children. The funeral will be held Monday. Jollua Lrhniaa, ST. JOSEPH, Mo., Nov. 14,-Jullus Leh man, aged 46 years, a wealthy dry goods merchant of this city, died today after an extended illness with dropsy. He was a former resident of Chicago, and had been In business at Topeka, Kan. Secretary Frank Arnold Resigns. PEORIA, 111.. Nov. 14.-Fronk W. Arnold, . for eleven ytars grand secretary-treasurer of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and previous to that time grand master, haa tendered his teslgnatlon, the same ef fective January 1. lie goes to Chicago to engage In commercial business. DAD HABITS. Improper Food Often Leads to To bacco and. Drink.. Improper food creates abnormal tassi and there are many caaes on tha medlwal records where the HqUor habit and to bacco habit have been., caused by wrong food and bave easily na cured by the use of the scientific food. Orape-Nuts,. which so thoroughly nourishes and rebuilds the nerves that they stop the cry for sMt:iu lants. A business man aays: ; "For ."0 years- 1 have smoked on an average ot W or 16 c'.gur a duy, and then my nurvous system tollapsiMl and I 'had about made up my mind that it waa all up with me. for I had tried many tlmea to fc-eak oft from the tobacco, but It always failed. --' "Last May I was so run down I on' weighed 111 pounds, and I realised that I must stop smoking, and stuck to It fur about 10 days, but was so nervous and iint of sorts my family told nie I had better go back to smoking, aa It was Impossible to live, with me. it was Just about this time my wife brought a package of Urnrw Nu'.a 011 tho table one morning, and an I could mtU nothiDg else, she induced me to try a liltlr nf tliut. So 1 took a tcaspoou ful of It, and, strange to say. It tasted good, and by tha time 1 had it down I knew It bad gore to the right spot, o I took some more, and It wus the first food I had relished for weeks. "8d I kept up the use of Grape-Nuts, and as my appetite came back, added otlur foods, and I am now back to my uld weight of 133 poundf, never felt belter In my life, aud, atrange aa It may scc-m, I have no further craving for the tobacco, and I thoroughly believe that only the courage and ambition I got out of the food Urape-NuU has given me the strength to quit smoking. If everyone knew the power of this wonderful food you would not be able to build a. factory big enough to supply It." Name given by Postum Co., Battle Creek. Mich. There's a reason. Look In each package for a ropy of tht famous little book, "The Road to Well-vllie."