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1 V'" ESTABLISHED A- APPEARANCE OF WAk Aoiions of Japan Ara 8noh u to Exoita Grata Alarm. SEOUL PRESS GROWS BELLIGERENT Adrcoatiif the Slaofktei of All Foreigner! . and Biotiig ia Fearad. MINISTER ALLEN ISSUES DIRECTIONS Ordtra American Woman and Children to Bamain Indoors. RUSSIA CANNOT ACCEPT JAPAN'S REPLY Hash Orders Placed with American Mine Owner for Forty Thousand Tons of Coal and Battleships Ordered In london. LONDON. Jan. 16. The Seoul corre spondent of the Dally Mall says that the native press Is advocating the slaughter of I all foreigners. United States Minister Allen has ordered all American women and children to re main Indoors and he predicts that rioting by the military Is Imminent. I M. Collin de Plancy, French minister, has vainly advised the emperor to take refuge .in tne I rencn legation. I Trie Dally Tcu-grapn e tokio correspond- i ent says the Japanese government; as a I Dart of its Dlan of naval extension, has Sshlp. " 160r"tOn The Shanghai correspondent of the Dally Ioun aeatl " "eir ananaonea toau lie Malt reports the gradual and extensive had been "hot th "" before by the con movement of Chinese troops toward Shan 'tablea In a fight during which Herman Hal Kwan In Chi LI province, probably hot nd kllIed fmjr escaping for the with the view of guarding Wan To, on the Onlf nf l.lntn ul Hf.nlln,r the mines thereabouts against Russian seizure. DETROIT. Jan. 14. A Detroit firm, own ing coal mines near Norfolk, Va., has re ceived a rush order for 40,000 tons of Poca hontas coal for the Japanese government. LONDON; Jan. 14. Minister Hayashl re eclved today the text of the Japanese reply to Russia's last note. Tt does not rftnt.ln an ultimatum, but reiterates Japans original demands with what Baron Hayashl terms "a modification upon a minor point The questions of Chinese sovereignty In Manchuria and Japan's sphere of Influence in Corea are relnslsted upon. Minister Hayashl said to a representative So far as I can see the relations of the two powers regarding the dispute nractl- callv are unchanged. I have no Indication ?! V' r?Ptn lh' ntBJf. iLlv ? ie' but TexpecTth. AeioUaUon. wVunuLu. for several weeks. . I London I-c.s Hopetnl. The British Foreign office officials ad reading this Japanese reply cotton, which makes the trade practically 1 th burlR, rf the Qead at the beginning of Leds of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pa aslan note that It only takes ,n'P0"""8 x"p at a, ' , the strike a modification of the strike order dno Railway company sent a circular to- tonlght after to the last Ru th crisis a step further In a less hopeful direction. The advice, received by the Forelgn office made them fear that Russia would not accept Japan's reiterated da- A private' dispatch from Toklo says that In spite of all reports to th contrary, the Japan troops will not be thoroughly . prepared to start for Corea on the scale desired In th event of auoh a step being considered necessary before the first week In February, This Is considered signifi cant in conjunction with Baron Hayashl's statement that the negotiations are likely to extend for three weeks longer and sup plies an additional reason for Japan's answering. In pacific terms. It Is also pointed out that In three weeks Japan's new cruiser will be practically out of all danger. S-veral of the diplomats here do not hare th British foreign office's complete pessimism, believing Russia will give In at the last moment. At the German em- baaay it la presumed that Berlin's de pression yesterday was due to some com- munluatlon from bt. fetersourg intimat- Ing that Russia would go to war rather than concede some particular points of Japan's demands. Berlin's , Version of Note. BERLIN, Jan. 14. Japan's main points tit her laat note are understood unoffi cially here to be that Japan consents to eliminate Manchuria from the controversy owing, to the signature of th commercial treaty between China and Japan and Russia's aasurancea that China's commer cial conventions will be respected. Japan, therefore, restricting Its claims to Corea, asks for a definite, written guarantee that Russia will abstain from Interference In me yuiiucs u& visum,?, i.u. Corea exclusively to Japanese Influence. ra"b7i aone, if Russia still thinks one desirable. which shall consist of equal territories of Corea and Manchuria, Including tfce Talu river, with all Russia's fortifications thereon. Finally, Japan fixes no limit of time, but earnestly expresses the hope that u ...I, m111 nnf fiumv nunnni ira m rt n favorable reply to Japan's reasonable re- quests. Japan alludes to Its privilege of , . ,v. ,1 - .. .. discontinuing th negotiations should it ap pear -that Russia Is unwilling to accept these minimum proposals. The bote, al though not altogether precluding further negotiations, has a certain finality In Its ten Implying that the correspondence Is closed on the aide of Japan. It Is not believed here that Russia will consider the proposed neutral sone as sug gested by Japan. No authorttlve opinion la obtainable as to Russia's probable reply. and It Is said that th situation la likely to he prolonged for a good many days and possibly for weeks. Rnsslan Troops Pass Dardanelles. CONSTANTINOPLE. Jan. 14. Two larze vessels belonirin to the Russian volunteer fleet, carrying troops, passed through th Bosphorua today bound for the far east. , De.erl.es Note a. Moderate. iuiviv. jan. it, 11 is saia mai j.p.n answer to Russia's latest note la not in the form of any ultimatum and It la described moaeraie in terra., out resoiuis in ions, it is asm 10 oe largely aevotea to a ui- cuaalon of affairs connected with Corea. japan nawug on s.rongiy aavisea no 10 fight over Manchuria alone. Foreign Mln- iKi.r ivuiuura uufu successively me mar- quls Ito, cni or tne privy council, ire- hiler Katsura ana tne emperor. He subee- uuonllv called UDun Huron d Roaii. tha . Russian mlnisur, snd It la generally be lieved hr handed him In person tha Japanese reply. War Is Expected. PEKING, Jan. 14. Th expectation of war Is greatly Increased In diplomatic circles here. The German minister now regards war as a probability, although not despair- Ing of a settlement at the eleventh hour. Heretofore he had regarded war as only a SuMli)lllty. tin legation bus received a puaUita4 M (Second rafsj 19, 1871. & AN ELA!1ATE BANQUET -thar Pearsoa nines the Tariff sslon and Verbal shower qaets Are Ksrhuna-cd. LOi ON, Jan. 14. Cyril Arthur Pear son, chairman and practical organiser of Joseph Chamberlain's tariff commission. Save an elaborate banquet at the Hyde Park hotel tonight to Mr. Chamberlain and the members of the commission. The banquet hall was ornamented with the flairs and shields of the various colonies, and orchids predominated in the scheme of floral decoration. Mr. Pearson, after proposing a toast to the health-of Kins Edward, proposed the health of Mr. Chamberlain and paid a high tribute to his magnificent energy, The toast was honored with the greatest enthusiasm. Mr. Chamberlain, replying to the toast, ssld he regarded the formation of the com- mission as an historical event and he spoke of the practical benefits which were useiy iq raiuii iron xne larjors oi me committee for the country and the empire, and said that Mr. Pearson was the great- est "hustler" he hart ever known. I HERMAN ESCAPES FROM JAIL Former Philippine Inspector, Charged I with Mnrder and Robbery, Is at Large, MANILA, Jan. 14. George, Herman, at on time chief Inspector of constabulary who. In company with O. J. Johnson, con " ' i. . a. uinr. ... , "! Thrlstole, has Just escaped from confine- ment at Cebu and Is still at large. When SCS of hlmyjohnsobny u , guvemmeni niu. nr.iueu w tlonal charges against W. D. Ballentine, former Insnector at this nort- and John T. I Miller, a former Inspector of Immigration, charce of consnlracv to lmrjort Chinese both of whom were recently acquitted of admitting coolies Into the Philippine Islands rii.r,.i.,t o. m.rrh.ni. n r.t .r. tlflcates. GAMBLING HURTS BUSINESS Spinners Declare Present I'n favorable Condition of Cotton Market is Dan to Artificial Inflation. MANCHESTER, Jan. 14. A meeting of th Federation of Master Cotton Spin- ners nere aiscussea a resolution 1 to the effect that members and I non-'nem'r discontinue buying and sell- speculation. Th. relutlon sets forth that the present condition of cotton has been caused by "gamblers using J. lrl v'ew r m")oru"ce or ne 80'u- ilon the voU therupon wa" POtponed for a week. DEFEATS GOVERNMENT- FORCES Lender of Troops Compelled to Re treat In Face of Insnrgent Army. BUENOS ATRES, Jan. 14. According to a dispatch from Montevledo, Uruguay, Oen- eral Munis, with 2,600 government troops, has been obliged to beat a retreat, owing to numerical superiority of the revolu- tlonists. Oeneral Munis Is said to have resigned. War Minister Vasques Is ex- pected to take supreme command of th Uruguayan government troops. The Uruguayan government forces were I defeated January 11 at Paso de Toros, log- ing twenty-five men killed and having forty-flv men wounded. ISSUES NEW YEAR'S UKASE Csar Grants Favors and Offices fa a Few Rnsslan Coart . Favorites. ST. PETERSBURG, Jan. 14. An Imperial ukase. Issued on the occasion of the Rus sian New Tear, appoints the Grand Duke Michael Nlcolalevltch president of the council of the empire for the ensuing year. The csar has sent an autograph letter to Constantino Pobledonoseff, chief procura tor of the holy aynod, conferring on him th Insignia of the Order of Bt. Andrew. M. Muravleff, the minister of Justice, has also received an expression of the csar's ... , "ctol 'PPreclation rvlces. IMPORTATION OF SILVER Nothing bnt Money on Gold Basis May Be Bronght to Philippines. MANILA. Jan. 14. Th act prohibiting " ;:" " "" r"" ,.' " , ST T v . . T.v , " " I and the member of the commission have been loudly cheered for their promptitude In meeting the demands of the mercantile classes ln this respect. Action upon the supplemental act providing for a tax upon a wrltten contracts made payable ln home or foreign coin not upon a gold basis, has been postponed for a week. FIND BRITISH CAPTAIN'S BODY Son of I-ord Rlbbeldnl Poand Plereed by African spear la Somallland. LONDON. Jan. 14.-A dispatch received today at the War office from Major Gen eral Kerton. commanding the Somallland expeditionary torce. announces that the toay or captain 'i nomas usier, iord Rlb- Mi&Wm son and heir, who was reported b Qenrai Egerton to be missing after the engagement recently between the Brit- Uh -nd ln. foroe. th. Mll, Multao. ha. toximi. pierced by a spear. I Diplomatic Changes at Vatican. ROME. Jan 14 -The transfer of Mon. ,ignof. Dibolmonte. th papal nuncio at Brussels, to Vienna and the appointment gf Mgr Caputo aa papal nuncio to Ba- varU wer. offlclay enounced today. Th I .... pe ioaay re eivea oaron iteming, wno, it is reportea, win do appotaiaa tiavarian minister to the Holy Bee, aucceedlng Baron de Cetto, who has been here twenty-one V'- tiv Taslng Power to Falsa a HAVANA. Jan. 14. The senate last night ,tr ,on d0 approved th bill autniirwni ricaurai riuw i nicran duties In his Judgment not to exceed SO per cent more than the present rstes. a adopted by the house yesterday. Th bill bow goes to rresiaeni rauna. , OMAHA, FRIDAY MOKNIXO, JANUAHY 15, I WILL HEAR ST. LOUIS MEN Boot and Ehws Warkari Will Laarn What Expelled Bare to Bay. ADOPT LABEL FOR REPAIRERS AND OTHERS Becuuso of Kxpenae lnt one Delegate Will Be dent to Meeting; af Na tional Federation at Sna Franelaco. CINCINNATI, Jan. 14. The convention of the Uonf and Shoe Workers today re ferred a number of resolutions to the com mittees. The convention also reconsidered Its for mer action that was against the payment tna eXD.nses of a committee from the St. lui. council, whoso eia-ht charters had been revoked, and the convenUon voted to pay thn expPT,flF4 of thoBe from st. Louis wno wanted to be heard In their defense, A ,Miut -Rs adooted to resume the orlgInal BtrlKe f und ,t existed prior to . t -. . A. j . the Detroit convention, after the deficit In I ' . . I expense fund was wiped out the general Owing to the expense of sending delegates to Ban Francisco a resolution was offered and referred to make President Tobln the I only d legate to the next convention of the American Federation of Labor. Resolu tlons were adopted specially thanking those who sustained the union at Lynn, Haver hill, Montreal and St. Louis. Miss Sadie Spraggon of St. Louis, from tke committee on labels, . reported many ' mm a" among mose ""u neing meets lor jnnoers ana repairers. A committee was appointed to meet Law- .nM and Plnta of St. Iiuls on their ar- J Z&ST P' Tfn Hope to Mettle gtrlke. BLOOMTNQTON, 111., Jan. 14 A com mittee of the street railway strikers left today for Chicago to close a deal for twelve automobiles, which will be operated In competition wltn tne street railway sys tern. All hope of a settlement of the strike I b" t"w hn abandoned and the strikers m a noay canea at tne omces or xne company today ana returned oaages, puncnes ana otnor properiy. um t me strikers left the ranks today and returned to the company's employ, the first break. The company is expecting others to re turn. , Resnmes Liverymen' Strike. CHICAGO. Jan. 14. The strike of livery drivers began anew today, after a truce of I fifteen days. Jollowina- the Iroquois theater I fire. Not 5 per cent of the 1.600 drivera of carriages and hearses are said to be at work and only, the undertakers' wagons were put into service In lieu of carriages, ..t,. . nKl I trek A runnrf , th. or. , to ".---.i,- employes to agree on a wage scale was the PMM nt th- ,Mmntlon r th. -trik(l. To avoid the distressing Interference with was made, and before the day was over hearlle, mannd by unlon drtVers were at the disposal of every liveryman In the city. . . . I stART FIGHT ON MONOPOLY Commission Men of the Conntry Will Panic Michigan Road in Court. LOUISVILLE, Jan. 14. A fight against the alleged throttling of competition In the I fruit and produce business ty a prominent Chicago firm of packers was inaugurated today In the convention of the National League of Commission Merchants. The matters were precipitated by the reading of a paper by John L. Scales of Chicago, In which It is charged that this firm, by means of refrigerator cars which they own, and by reason of special contracts with I railroads and one traversing Michigan in particular, was making an effort to secure control of the fruit business to the hard- ship of the small dealers. Th paper Bald me aiicmgan roan nua bihiucu um iinwuti men that its facilities for handling iruit was inadequate; that the refrigerating bust- nesa of the road would be handled here after in a certain line of cars, and that the price for Icing a car would be $22, Instead of $7.60 as formerly. Mr. Scales then of fared a set of resolutions alleging that the turning over of the refrigerating to one firm by contract was Illegal and asking an appropriation of $1,200 to fight th matter In the courts. A prolonged discussion ensued and Mr. Scales' resolution was adopted. BURNING JAIL KILLS THREE Two Fatally Bnraed and Two Others Hnrt at Flra In State of Alabama. BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 14. Three prisoners were cremated, two fatally burned and two others seriously hurt In th burning of tb town jail at Pratt City today. The dead JOHN KELLT. a railroad man, aged 60. GEORGE KTLE, colored. CHARLES RUSSELL, colored. Fatally burned: James Smith, colored. William Young, colored. . There were fifteen men and four women In the Jalh all negroes except Kelly. A panlo ensued when the fire was discovered and the prisoner were released, but not, however, until three had perished. Police- man Chrle Hatfield, who discovered the fire and hearing the cries of the prisoners, and unlocked the doors, was overcome by smoke and cama near losing his life, Qmltt. mwiA Vftunu With nf whnm a r a at. to die. are accused by the other prisoners of setting fir to the Jail. ' THIEVES FOLLOW THE FLAMES Fir Breaks Ont in Montana Drag Storo for Second Tlma and Wipes Ont Homes. HAVRE. Mont.. Jan. 14. Flra broke out again today in Btrongfellow'a drug store, burning th entire block of business houses, Including the Havre hotel, a modern hos ttdry. erected threa years ago. The fire then Jumped across the street and destroyed I . 1.1 i. v., - i I nnunwr uiut, uwu,cu uj . ii So tiumiui I aiore ana a numoer oi Huuom ana res- tauranta. Th flumes then spread eaat- ward, fanned by a gale, end destroyed a block of houses. During the conflagration thieves began to I niundur the hurnlns: or deHarted tmlldinjrs and secured considerable booty. Assistance w was called for from the aoldiers at Fort jkaainiooine, ana a company was rusnea the city and martial law was declared. The loss is $k,000. with little Insurance. Many people are homeless, but dUaena have or- I ganlaed a relief committee. 1904 MRS. bechteljo be tried la Attorney selects Case Against Mother for First Trial on Merits. ' ALLENTOWN. Pa., Jan. 14. The four mombcis of the Hechtel family. Mrs. Cath. arlnc Hechtel, her daughter Martha, and her sons. John and Charles, were today rl(u,pd u ,ra, chantea wlth bpn(r ncces- sorles after the fact to the murder of Mabel Hochtel. District Attorney Llchtenwalter an nounced that the state wna ready to try all four Indictment's, but Attorney Schaadt, the defendant's counsel, asked for sever ance and the district attorney said he would try Mrs. Catharine Hechtel first. An argument between the district attor ney and Mr. Schaadt over the arraignment of the prisoner wa-s cut short by the Judge, who said: 'The prisoner need not be arraigned. Let her plead to the Indictment." 'Not guilty," declared Mr. Schaadt. 'And before we proceed," he continued, "I would like to ask that thn disgraceful scenes of yesterday be not repeated today. TV"!!! Let ttl. e case be conducted In an orderly ' . ,., .. and proper manner, A.mlrM ., The district attorney said nothing, but i.nntlniiMl with tils nrpnnp.Knna for thn Mal of MrB Bechtrt an(, th work f cm- panerir a jury wni begun. Counsel for Alois Eckstein, who was ac- nnlHi4 VAter1nv. announced thAt Eckstein wou(1 on , wltnPM gtand Tne at. torney asserted, however, that his client knew very little about the case. A Jury to try Mr Bochtel was completed this afternoon. Assistant Prosecutor Luti toM thn Jury that the commonwealth would show that there wbs a quarrel In the Hech tel house on Sunday night, October 25, that Mabel Bechtel was 'struck down by f T hidden for two nights and one day and that the aged mother aided and abetted In the concealment. He sold the mother was an accessory after the fact. Mrs. Maggie Miller, a next door neighbor to the Bechtel family, said that she was awakened by Mrs. Bechtel's cries early on the morning that the body was discovered n an alley, and hurried to the Bechtel home, where she found Mrs. Bechtel hys terical and calling her daughter's name- Mrs R,rhtei told th witness that as she opened the cellar door to get her washing machine In the underground alley, she stumbled over her daughter's body. The witness said she saw Mrs. Bechtel several times on Monday, the day after the mur der, and Mrs. Bechtel did not seem to be laboring under any excitement or to be hiding any secret. Late In the day she w Mrs. Bechtel sitting at a window sewing. PLANS OF THE ROCK ISLAND Stockholders Will Be Asked to Ap prove Bond Issne of fl(l3,(KX, OUO in March. NEW YORK, Jan. 14.-Presldent W. B, to the stockholders of the company eing forth that at the meeting to be hell March 21 next they will be asked to unnrovaa m. tVini Ihhm ntt ti vomA 11R3 frpt1- T Of the total sum $15,000,000 are to be Issued forthwith, 1X2,025,000 are to be reserved for retiring various Rock Island bonds, 113, 800,000 are reserved to be Issued to pro vide funds to the amount of 76 per cent of the nurchasa nrice of securities of other COmDanies which mav hereafter be ac- qUirMi Dy the company, $27,475,000 are re- served to be Issued (not mora than $2,500,- qqq n ttny one year) fOT the cash cost of future Improvements or betterments and $25,000,000 are to be held by the trustee to t,e jesued from time to time as the corn- pany hall furnish to the trustee certlfl cates stating that It has, oubsequent to January 1, 1904, expended an (.mount of ca,n equal to the then market value of the new bonds so Issued for the acquisition of property which the railway company may lawfully acquire, or In permanent improve- I fcnents or betterments, including equip- 1 ment on tne raiiroaas suojeci to tne new mortgage I The circular sets forth that the board of directors decided it to be preferable at present to restrict 'refunding operations to the requirements of the ensuing thirty years. This plan was deemed better than the former proposition, which contem plated a refunding period of eighty-five years. It was also thought advisable to limit the aggregate amount of the pro posed Issue to a sum which should make the new bonds available for Investment un der the New York savings bank law. FINDS WIFE AT ROPE'S END Woman Who Sought Death Becaase I She Conld Not Sleep Makes Resene I Work Easy for Husband. MORA, Minn., Jan. 14. W 1th one end of I a rope tioa arouna ine waist ana tne otner end fastened to a post Imbedded In the ice, the body of Mrs. J. C. Pope, wife of an attorney, today waa dragged from Lake Mora. Mrs. Pope was a sufferer from insomnia and left a letter saying that she had determined to end her suf ferings. Mr. Pope, on returning home, found his supper ready and the Are burning In the stove.' Supposing his wife had gone out for the evening he retired. Mrs. Popa oc cupied an isolated chamber because of her sleeplessness and her abeence waa not discovered until this morning. In her room her husband found a letter addressed to him In endearing terms and begging his forgivenness for her act, I A searching party followed the woman's footprints in the snow to the lake. She I hutt orritie nut to an ODeil IDuri tflRftA hv Ice cutters and tied one end of a rope to a scantling Imbedded ln the ice. With the other end colled securely about her waist 8he had 'I'J'Si?! Mr- Pope wan e my t ... - TAKES MONEY FROM LODGES Hend of Mntnal Insnrnnee Concern Said to Havo Absconded with Funds. PEORIA, Jan. M. The flight of David G. Clemow, supreme president of the Order of Mutual Protection, Is followed by a j," of ,hortages In his accounts to uiBcovery oi anurias" in uis inuunn m i variou, lodses nlns year he was banker of Baker Modern Woodmen. At tha last elec- ,lon n waa defeated, and when It came to turnlna- over the funds in his Dossesslon I i, n.4 h ... wiik kin. I .v. . rw . i - ir. i muig n in u i,wv v, iiwa luuiioj, xiv mmm I treasurer of the local lodge of the Order j f Mutual Protection, and hia ahortage tui hare Is estimated at X330. fTlendHhlD en- oumpment of Odd Fellows, of which he was treasurer, will meet Saturday evening to see If funds amounting to $100 held by I him can to four- TEN PAOIW. ARGUE FOR ROSEBUD BILL Advocates of Burke Measure Appear Before the Home Committee. ARMY TELEGRAPHERS ASK RECOGNITION Hearst's Campaign Manager States Several Middle Western States Will Certainly Instruct for lllm. (From a Staff Correspondent.) WASHINGTON, Jan. 14.-tSpeclal Tele gram.) 'the conimltu-e on Indian affairs this morning held a meeting to hear the arguments of those favoring the pussagu of Representative Burke's bill to open to settlement 41t0o0 acres of land lying idle in the Rosebud Indian reservation. Represen tative l'.urke, member of the committee and father of the bill, first addressed the com mittee und explained the purport of the measure. Ho waa followed by Judgo Kin- kaid of tho Sixth Nebraska district, who favored the measure. Representative Mar tin also nddressed the committee, as did Messrs. Backus and Lucas, representing the Commercial club of Bonesteol, S. 1. The hearing before the Indlun affairs committee lastd an hour and then ad journed to meet again Monday morning next. Representative Burke feels confident that the committee will order a favorable report upon his measure, following closely upon tho lines recommended by Secretary Hitchcock anil Commissioner Jones. Sena tor Gamble, who has been absent from the capital for several weeks, returned to Washington today. Congressman Martin today called at the PostofPco department to urge thn estab lishment of an additional rural free de livery route out of Siearnsh. Lawrence county, and also a new route out of Mans field. Brown county. Pleads for Army Telegraphers. Mr. Roeewater appeared today before the pensions committee of the senate and house and urged that the army telegraphers of the United States should be placed on similar footing with ofllc.era and privates of tho civil and Spanish wars. Mr. Rose water, who is chairman of the executive committee of the Society of the United State Military Telegraph Corps, stated to tho committee that while he did not want a pension he believed army telegraphers had seen as much service as any man ln the field. In many cases being under fire and yet always charged with grave responsi bility. A number of bills have ben Intro. duced to give army telegraphers a pension able status. It is believed, however, that no action will be taken until next fall. Judge McHugh. who had contemplated going to New York today, was summoned to Nebraska by telegraph, and he left this evening for Omaha. Frank Ransom and Harry Brome, who have been in Washington this week, left for Omaha last night. Makes Claims for Hearst. In a talk had with Mr. Mat H. Ihmsen, political manager of William Randolph Hearst, candidate for the democratic presi dential nomination, Mr. Ihmsen said that Iowa, South Dakota, Kansaa and ln all probability Wyoming would to for Mr. Hearst. He stated that no efforts were being made to secure the delegation from Nebraska, for the reason that Mr. Hearst's managers believed ' that It would be mis construed If they went into Mr. Bryan's state for delegates. National Committeeman C. A. Walsh of Ottumwa, la., stated today that Iowa would be for Mr. Hearst in the conven tion. Mr. Dahlman, national committeeman from Nebraska, was noncommittal so far as any candidate was concerned. He said he had not talked Individual politics with anyone and gave the Impression that noth ing would be don In Nebraska until after Mr. Bryan had a chance to look over the situation. The determination of the national com mittee to go to St. aouls has created a backfire which cannot help but hurt the nominee, whoever he may be. Grover Cleveland was nominated ln that city n 1888 and went down to defeat and those who follow th trend of events see the handwriting on the wall for any democrat who is nominated in that city ln 1904, par tlcularljj, as democratic politicians assert, If it be Gorman or Parker. Wherever possible Hearst interests will Insist upon early conventions, with Instruct tlons. Kansas, Iowa and South Dakota are to hold early conventions. Mr. Murphy, leader of Tammany, has said he would like to have an early expression from the peo ple of th country as to who la their choice for the democratic candidate. This asser tion Is taken to mean that New York will hold a late convention, so that the con' sensus of the states may be had to aid New York In its determination to send an Instructed or an uninstructed delegation to St. Louis. Democrats have had a hot time in Wash tngton during the last few days and there have been so many clashes ln the national committee that it cannot help but leave sore spots. The republicans ln the mean time are looking on with equanimity. A rural free delivery route was ordered established February 15 at Ely, Lynn county, la. Koute covers an area of twenty-one square milea containing a popu lation or KJ5. Rural carriers appointed for Iowa routes jivoca, regular, Arthur II. Old field; sub stitute. H. E. Lewis. Mapleton, regular, William T. Wedmorel aubstitute. Metcalf. Shaw Will Not Resign. A rumor gained currency here tonlaht to the effect that L. M. Shaw, secretary of the treasury. Intends to resign because or motion which la said to have arisen relative to the administration of customs arrairs at Boston. It Is asserted that Sec retary Shaw Is much Incensed because im porters In Boston have appealed to the president through their congressional rep resentatives against a recent order of the secretary which rather discomfits the Im porters. Mr. Shaw tonight, however, said that he had no intention of resigning and could not understand how the rumor could have gained currency. COKE BUSINESS IMPROVES Nearly Five Thousand Ovens Have Been Added to Productive Foreo of Pennsylvania. 8COTTDALH, Pa., Jan. 11 The coke trad seems to have started upward with a rush after a long period of depression During the week 4.836 additional ovens have been fired and the production Increased 20.000 tons. Estimates on production show December to have the lightest output of any month of the past year, the total being 427.928 tons. The production for 1901 waa over 1.600,000 tona less than for V and nearly 1,000,009 ton lesa than for IMA. PINMLW COPY TIIKEB CENTS. NEBRASKA WEATHER FORECAST Fair Frldayi Satnrday Bain or Snow, Trmperatare at Omaha Yesterdart Hoar. Den. Hoar. Den-. ft n. m at 1 p. m H4 a. m Ito Jl p. m 7 a. m St1 p. m 9 H a. m 3CH 4 p. m t a. m 317 ft p. m 4A 10 a. m m Hp. m S 11 a. m ..... . m T p. m al 12 m 02 p. m Rt n p. m ..... 1W1 DEPORTED MEN MUST STAY OUT Governor Penbody Assures Federation Committee Military Will Be With drawn from Cripple Creek. DENVER. Jan. 14. A special committee from the State Federation of Ijibor waited on Governor Teabody today and asked, on behalf of the federation, that the troops be withdrawn from Toller and Ban Miguel counties; that the vagrancy order be res cinded, and that the men who have been deported from those counties bo permitted to return home. Governor Peabody assured the commit tee that the troops are being withdrawn as rapidly as prudence seems to Justify, and that. In his opinion, the conditions prevailing will permit the recall of all soldiers except a small provost guard within a very few days. The guard will be maintained only long enough to demon strate that the present peaceful condl tlons are permanent. The vagrancy order, the governor said, was never Intended for law abiding cltl- snns who desire to work and will not be enforced against them. Tho deported men, the governor declared, must remain away from the districts so long as the military men are In control. The meeting was very friendly. LYNCHERS WEAR NO MASKS Take Negro from Officers in Rrond Daylight and After Hanging Hlddlo Body with Bullets. GAINESVILLE, Fla., Jan. 14.-"Jumbo' Clark, a negro, waa lynched at High Spri igs this afternoon. Clark had as saulted a white girl, about 14 years old while she was on her way to school. The matter waa reported to the authorities and a posse Immediately went ln search of the offender. He was chased about seven miles from High Springs and brought hack to High Springs and there was identified. Officers left with the prisoner to bring htm to Gainesville, the county seat, but they were overtaken by the mob a few miles from this place. The negro was taken from the officers and hanged to a tree, and his body was riddled with bullets. The mob consisted of fifty men, who wore no masks, although the lynching occurred ln broad daylight. TELLS TALE OF DESTITUTION Canadlnn Indian Reports Cannibalism Induced by Famine Among Members of Tribe. CHICAGO, Jan. 14. A dispatch to the Inter Ocean from Port Arthur, Ont., aays thai an Indian-has Arrived In- town and told a terrible tale of the suffering among the members of his tribe, north of Lake Neplgon. He told of where one family was so destitute that they murdered a young squaw 25 years of age and the rest of the family ate her. At first his tale was not believed, but It waa corroborated by three white trad ers who arrived later. A train waa at once started for the scene with food, but it will take four days at top speed to reach the Indiana. Two constables also left to look into the murder case. CANNOT KEEP OUT CHIN DONG California District Court Holds Amer ican Bora Chinaman Can Land Despite Immigration Laws. 8AN 1 FRANCISCO. Jan. 14.-In the United States district court today Judge Dehaven, ln acting upon the habeas corpus proceedings brought on behalf of Chin Dak Dong, rendered a decision which con troverts the opinions of various United States Judges on the Important immigra tion rights. Chin Dak Dong, it appears, was born in this country. Some time ago he went to China, recently returning on the steamer Gaelic, and applying for ad mission. Judge Dehaven holds that the fact of Chin Dak Dong's birth having taken place In this country. Irrespective of his present allegiance, entitles htm to land. CASE GOES 0VER UNTIL JULY Shipbuilding; Heaxlng Given Extended Contlnannoe by Stipulation of Attorneys of Parties. NEW YORK, Jan. U-The foreclosure proceedings of the New York Security and Trust Company and Charles M. Schwab agalnat th United States Shipbuilding Company and Receiver Smith were adjourned- today until July 20 the adjourn ment being taken in compliance with a stipulation entered Into by all Interests of th shipbuilding litigation that all, suits should be held ln abeyance pending the de cision of Judge Klrkpatrlck of the federal court of New Jersey on the motions for the consolidation of all the actions pending before him. DOWIE DREAMS OF A NEW ZION Will Found n City on the Texas Gnlf or Pad go Coast When He Returns. LOS ANGBLKS, Jan. 14. John Alexander Dowle with hia party of Ziontte supporters hss arrived ln Los Angeles. He announcea that he will remain in California until January 21, on which date he will leave Ban Francisco for Australia. He denied that he would build a Zlon city In south ern California, but said that It was very likely that he would found a city either on the gulf or somewhere on the Pacific coast. He states that he expects to re the world about June 80. turn to Zloo City from hia trip around JIM1NEZ PARTY SUCCESSFUL Dominican Capital Still Holds Out, hut Provlatuhal Government May Capitulate. NEW YORK, Jan. 14. According to ad vices by steamer from Monte Christl, the Jlmlnea party In San Domingo la meeting with great success, says a Herald dlripatch from St. Thomas, Danish West Indies. While the capital la holding out against his forces, it Is believed, the dispatch adds. that the provisional government will soon capltulata WANT PANAMA CANAL National LWi Etoak ConTentiaa Tandtn Thanki to Fratideit fot Eis Work. CROWNING ACHIEVEMENT OF CENTURY Bach is Terms Uiei to Dtioribt Completion of Iitbmian Waterway. WANT RAILROADS REGULATED BY LAW Would Hit Government TroTido Rulta for Etndliig Lite Stock. TALKS FOR KEEPING DUTY ON HIDES Editor of Mve Stock World TelU Delegates that Producers of Cattle Should Insist Ipon Maintaining Tariff. PORTLAND, Or., Jan. 14.-Th flrsv action of th national live stock conven tion today waa to unanimously adopt a resolution endorsing President Roosevelt's policy relative to the construction of tha Panama canal. The resolution, a copy of which waa or dered sent to President Roosevelt, follows: Resolved, That the sincere thanks of th entire membership of the National Live Stock association in convention assembled. Is hereby enthusiastically tendered Presi dent Theodore Roosevelt for his untiring ami successful efforts to bring about tho building of the great Panama canal, the contemplation of which will, In the Judg ment of this organisation, be the crowning achievement of the twentieth century. Legislation ln the interest of the live atock industry waa the general topio of discussion during the. session. The legis lation desired Is principally In connection with the handling of live stock by rail roads, the passage of the bill providing for a classified census of live atock and meas ures In relation to the use of government reserves for grazing range. Many Bug- -gostlons as to how desired legislation may be secured wer made. Resolutions favoring J he passage of th pure food bill and demanding the transfer , of the control of government reserves from the Department of the Interior to that of Agriculture were passed. A. C. Halllwell, editor of the Chicago Daily Live Btock World, delivered a brief address on the subject, "The Tariff aa It Affects . the Stockgrowers." H said In part: Tha nroDOHitlon to throw down the tariff bars that now serve to limit. If even In a small degree, the number of South Amer ican ana otner toreign niaes tnat reacn tnia country, hi a serious thrust at tha business of the live stock grower. The one certain thing In a reduction of the duty on hides would be that ranch men and stock farmers would hava to foot the bills. The hide dealers and tanners are not slow to make their demands tor free hides. In their efforts to follow pernicious prac tices of the financiers who try to make $1 of capital pay fat dividends on nine of water, they have taken advantage of tha consumer and would not put additional screws to the producer. Boole and shoos' cost much less than they used to, hut -they do not cost the wearer any lnaa. The live atock producers of the United ' States have a rlf.ht to demand tht what they produce shall enjoy as much trad 1 protection as is given to thova who en gage in the final processes of manufac tures. President Springer In opening tha after noon session stated that what the atock' men wanted and must have. If tha railroad companlea continue to withhold, passes, la an active railroad commission The rail roads do not want the systam, he aald, because they know what It rnpana, be cause they have seen what has' been ac complished thereby, "If the railroads Insist on opposing us we will appoint an elective commission In every state west of the Mississippi river. We have had to spend money to learn a few things, but we have learned them." Governor Wells of Utah delivered an ad- ' dress on "The Policy of the Government Relative to Forest Reserves.". Poor Railroad Service. W. W. Cotton of Oregon In an addreas declared that it waa useless for the stock men to try by legislation to get a speed of twenty miles per hour by freight trains unless they were willing to pay the extra expense. He advised co-operation between the atock raisers and railroad men rather than an attempt at legislation. A paper by L. A. Allen of Missouri de clared that ln the matter of car aupply and speed in transit the roads are giving tha poorest service In the history of railroads. Mr. Allen held that the live stock men are Buffering from unwarranted Increase In rates, the refusal of passes and discrim ination. Tho cause of these conditions. It was said, Is the community of Interest combination and the arbitrary action of railway magnates In trying to get all the earnings of the shipper. A paper by B. F. Saunders of Texaa held the action of the railroads In relation to live stock to be responsible In a large measure to the demoralized condition of the range stock business. The speaker stated that when there waa competition between the roads th stockmen fared bet ter, but present mergers and combinations leave the stockman without recourse. A resolution waa adopted expressing the thanks of the convention to Prasildent Roosevelt for his continued Internet In be half of live stock Industry. Jerry Simp son expressed himself strongly In favor of the leasing of public lands. He thought It offered the only solution of tha situa tion that the live stock Industry now faces. A new executive committee waa elected, follows: J. M Rohart. Hxritnri vllu IrV t Wetatril, Blue Ridge. Ga.; C W. Baker. Chicago; Mortimer Levering, Indianapolis; C. K. Curtis. Ames, la.; J. T. Caatlemati, IxmiBvtlle; W. H. Dalrimple, Baton Rouge, La.; F. P. Bennett, Boston; C. C Llllle Coopervllle. Mich.; H. B. Carroll, 8t. Paul; rmrr iannii, jannen, Aeo.; t'liarleg Wright. Keene. N. H.; G. H. Davison. Mllhmok, N. Y. : . A. Weston. Buffalo; Overton In, Nashville; F. M. Stewart, Colorado City, 'lex.; J. F. Mead, Randolph. Vt.; H. A. Williams, Duo. W. Va. M'CLELLAN IS AN AMERICAN Mayor of New York Saya Plaeo of Birth Does Kpt Affect Him. NEW YORK, Jan. 14 -Mayor MoClellan today announced tha ap4olntnent aa this city's commissioner to the 8L Louis ex position of Thomas H. Hynea, who was Mayor Lowe's commissioner of correction. in view of the fact that a question haa been raised as to MuClellan'a eligibility for the presldniicy because he waa born In Dresden, Germany, the mayor waa aaked If he considered himself a natural born citi aen of tho United States within th mean ing of tha constitution. "Is that question acadefnio or political?" asked the mayor. "If It Is political I am not hero to discuss politics. If it la aca demic. I will aay that I ant a natural boraj olUaan of th United n la tea"