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Our Magazine Features fcnmcr, fiction an comle pictures th. teat of entertain mailt, tnatrnetloa, luiumml WEATHER FORECAST. Fair VOL. XLI-XO. 101. OMAHA, FRIDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 13, 1911-rYKLVE PAOlvS SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS. .of ITALIANS WILL ENTElt INTERIOR ONE OF THE ORGANIZERS OF THE REVOLT IN CHINA SPREADING FAST Revolutionists Occupy Chang Sha, Nan King-, Sui Ting Fu and Hang- Yang. TROOPS IN HANG KOW REVOLT MUST COLUMBUS NATIONAL FRISON CONGRESS. DAI OBSERVED fcommander-in-Chief Gives Order to Legal Holiday Decreed by the Last Advance Against Turkish Tribes in Tripoli. State Legislature is Appro priately Celebrated. Nineteen transports arrive KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS GATHEn f, landing of Troops, Artillery, Ammu nition and Horses Accomplished. JNTENT TO OCCUPY TWO CITIES Tart of Force Will Be Sent to Be.nFhazt nrl Dsrnii. JUSTICE STILL IN DOUBT Plate Department la Washington Believe Agreement aa to Peace la Near Grave Sltnatloa la Tarkey. f tTRIPOIJ. Oct 12 General Canevi bommander-in-chief of the Italian ex pedition baa. It appears, ordered an 1m- edltlon, haa. It appears ordered an lrn gnedlate advance against the positions pf Tripoli. Nineteen transport arrived In the har bor thla morning;. They brought the sec fcnd part of the Italian army expedi tionary oorpa which la to occupy Tripoli. (The landing of the troops, artillery.- am- tnunltion and homes began immediately. Whan th tranaporta were sighted the forts saluted, and the colors of Italy were frun up over the fortifications and prin cipal buildings of the town. Great crowds tit Europeans and natives in character. ftsrjo costumes, Bailors and soldiers gath ered along the shore. i The landing was continued expedi tiously. : The Beraagllera sappers are busy con structing wooden huts for the accommo dation of the troops. A part of the force landed today will be sent to occupy Benghazi and Derna. 1 Think Peace la Near. Washington, Oct. 12. state depart gnent officials expressed the view today ihat with the German emperor working on his ally, the king of Italy, and the tzar of Russia in a favorable position to Influence the porte, peace between Btaly and Turkey is not far off and and that an armistice, at least, can be ar ranged aa soon as Turkey is prepared to hdmlt that Italy ia in technical possession jpf Tripoli. j PARIS, Oct. 12. The French foreign of- glee had no confirmation today of the (published statement that Italy and Turkey Cnere on the point of arranging an arm is tee. On the contrary, the officials re- vard the report premature. Neither power has Indicated to France the condl. jtion under which an offer of mediation tould be mace. Grave Situation la Tarkey. I LONDON. Oct. 13A news dispatch from Constantinople forwarded by way kf the Bulgarian frontier, to avoid the HTurkJsh cenaor. today say that tha situ. feion in the Turkish capital is grave. It is xeerea vnai np ruwu.ni: Saturday an open conruct win tax piaca fcetween the committee or union ana progress and the reactionary party. -The naases are greatly excited against the iToung Turka committee and the beat men Itrefuse to Join the government while the committee attempts to dominate it. 'TELLS HOW HE SHOT MAN WHO RUINED HIS HOME f l tT rMTTTT T .V Til., fw. IS. John W. TWash, a spectacled, stooped merchant of Palmyra, took the witness atand today auid told how he ahot George Clarence ... . . i . l . i j ,i A ir.. tin had Improper relations witn Mrs. fWaeh and with their 14-year-old daugh- ter, Iietta. I "When I accused him. he said he had koved my wife ever since that first night jiwhen he saw her at a protracted meet- ling," said Wash, "and I told him I would get a divorce, since my wife had said she Joved him, too, and that I would give torn half my property, and he could take liny wife and Isetta, and that he go his way and leave the other two children !wlth me." He said It waa Martin's refusal finally 'to stand by this agreement which Iprompted him to shoot Martin to death, The Weather FOR NEBRASKA Generally fair, FOR IOWA Phowera. Temperature at Omaha Yesterday 9 , fa 63 8 T sr Loral Itevord 1911. 1910. ISM 1D0S Highest yesterday... Lowest yeeterdav. .. Mean temperature... Precipitation .... 6 tl Z 3S 5H f .... "0 3? 52 T .00 00 . Temperature and precipitation de- part urea from the normal at Omaha since March 1 and compared with the last two yeara: Normal temperature 67 Fxresa for the dav i a Total excesa since March 1 78 Normal precipitation (Winch peflclency for the day ns inch Total rainfall since March 1.. 12 Inches Iiefidency since March 1 13 79tnches reflcleney for cor. period. l"lrt 12 U Inches Ixkticiency for cor. period. iy9. 1 42 Inches Reports from etatlons at 1 P. M. Station and State of Weather. Temp. High- Raln- 7 pm. ... M ... 61 ... 6f ... ... 70 ... 3 ... iO ... kS gl Ill I I aa aitortel 6 am. eansrtpber I 6 a. m. I ( t poop J 7 a. m. 1 veatbsr propbtt. I S a. m. , L. ' m- 7' 1 10 a. m. rfJsj' ' 11 n. l&TKe 12 " " Ju 1 p. m . t P- m. C&Cff S p. m. rA "iSr 4p.m. J-fji S p. m. ' m A "Sj 7 p. m. fej, S p. m. est. Ull. 66 00 70 ."0 72 00 70 .00 M .0 tS .00 74 .no ,T .00 6 .04 .on M .on M T 62 1! "2 .00 Cheyenne, clear Tjavenport. clear , I.nver. clear Iites Moines, cloudy Tode City clear , Iender, clear , North Platte, clear Omaha, cloudy PuebloJ clear Rapid City, part cloudy Fait Lake City. cler... f-anta Fe clear thendan. cloudv tloux City, cloudy alenttne. clear i 3 5 V 63 64 T Indicates trace of precipitation. 1 A. WEUafcl. ImcmX Forecaster, DR. CHARLES R. HENDERSON. Los Angeles Grand Jury Ends Year's Work on Explosion LOS ANGELES, Cal., Oct. 12. After serving ten days less than a year, the grand Jury which Indicted John J. Mo Namara, his brother, James B., and six others ror murder in connection with the wrecking of the Los Angeles Times, will make Its final report tomorrow and be discharged, according to unofficial an nouncement here today. Officials here were unable to find record of any grand Jury which had served ao long a time. The Jury was empanelled by Judge Walter Bordwell, October 22. 1910. Three day later It concentrated lta attention upon the Times explosion case to the exclusion of everything else, the first fruit of lta labors being secret indict- mont returned January 8 against James B. .Rloe. Milton A. Schmidt and David Captan. On March 14 the same Jury found that vlctlma of the Times disaster met death In a wreck and fire caused by a dynamite explosion and on April IS . it returned the indictments against the two McNamara and against Ortte McManlgal, who later signed a formal statement concerning - his knowledge of the case. Since returning these Indictments the grand Jury haa found time to take into consideration other matters,' but has re turned from time to time to considera tion of the case to Investigate which K waa gathered. One minor Indictment not connected with the McNamara case will be returned tomorrow. Columbus day, a legal holiday in this state, halted today the trial of James B. McNamara, under indictment for the murder of nlneten men In the ax plosion of T)me9 building here a year ago. When court reconvenes tomorrow the examination of talesmen will be taken where In terrumed at the enenlna- of the session of the trial yesterday moan ing. CINCINNATI,- O., Oct. 12-Whlle thou sands of dotlara are being subscribed for the defense of her brothera, John and James MoNaniara, Mary McNamara, the only member of the family now in this cltv. tolls Ions hours each dav to make enough to provide for her modest wants and to meet the payments on the humble I McNlnurt home on the North Side .Mrs. MoNamara, mother., of Jolin and James, Is now living with a married daughter In Nebraska, and Mary McNa I - - 1 1. I. . v. II , - Aitnougn living on me same street tor over twenty yeara. Miss McNamara has but few speaking acquaintances. Her only confidant la Father Hlckey, who Is a life-long friend of the McNamara fam- Hv and to him she only shows letters which she occasionally receives from her brothers. Woman's Suffrage Wins m California BAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 12 -Woman's suffrage has triumphed in California. Straggling returns late todsy wiped out the majority previously recorded against the amendment and since thla turn the margin In favor of the amendment haa increased steadily. Totals struck off early tonight showed the following result: ' For the suffrage amendment. 113,W; against. 117,408; mi- IftHtv ttvr thm mnf1ment. 1 7S I Th flnirn rnntwnl the mhlrn, frtw M I ' c2 1 3.717 precincts out of a total of 3.121 in the state. As virtually all of the remain- 63 lng p reel net n are In counties which have 83 I been srivlnE suffrage maloritiea It ia reasonable to suppose they will Increase 5 i mi iDviia, 65 I So overwhelming waa the vote In favor et of the other more important amend- W I ment the ' initiative and referendum and the recall, Including the Judiciary that tabulation of the returns waa sus pended with nearly a third of the pre. clncts remaining unreported. The final count taken showed the following re sults: For the initiative and referendum, i3181; against, 44.&50. For the recall, 14S.&72; against, 46.290. Organizer of Prison Congress is Coming Dr. Charles R. Henderson, most promi nent among the prison reform workers of America and Europe and the moving spirit responsible for the organization of the American Prison congress forty-one years go, will attend the sessions of the con gress in Omaha, beginning Saturday and take part In the program. He Is head of the department of ia an axprealdent of the American Prison association and ax-president of the In ternational Prison asaoclatlon. Ha will speak at the opening eeaalon of the con gresa Saturday evening at the Rome and at the mass meeting at the Auditorium Sunday afternoon at t. F- H Wines of Springfield, 111., and Z. R. Brock way of New York, who were alao among the organizers of the move ment, have writ tea that they will be hera Four Regiments in City Kill Hun dreds of Manchus. TROOPS ORDERED FROM PEKING Insurgents Destroy Twenty Miles of Railroad to Delay Them. ALL FOREIGNERS ARE SAFE 31ovenient la Guided by shrewd aud Temperate Leaders, Who free that It la Directed Only at Dynaety. BULLETIN. HANKOW, China. Oct. 13-It la reported that Chang-fhe, capital ot Hunan, has arisen In revolt and that at Nanking, "the southern capital," Capital of Klang Su the Yamena of the viceroy and Tartar general, have been deatroyed. Twenty miles of Peking & Hankow railway has been torn up and th bridges burned. The situation Is most serious. The revolutlonlata have occupied Han kow unopposed. There waa random ahelUng between the revolutionary forte at Wu Chang and the loyal cruisers In the river during the day. The foreigners of Hankow. Wu Chang and Hang Yang report that they received every consideration at the hands of the revolutionists. PEKING, Oct. U-Between S.OnO and S.000 Chinese troops in Hankow native city are reported to have, mutinied this morning and killed from 200 to 300 Manohus. The rebels occupied Sui Ting Fu yesterday. It is believed that the revolutionaries will attempt to destroy the railway and prevent the transport Into Hu Pen prov- nce of the. troopa that were concen trated In Pse Chuen last month. An Imperial edict Issued today orders tthe minister of war, General Yln-Tchang, to proceed .to Hankow with two divtnlona of Peking troops, about 20,000 of whom will be Manchus. The commander of the Chlneae navy, Admiral Sa-Cben-Plng, ia commanded to assemble a fleet of war ships In the Yang-Tse-Klang and Join the land forcea In an attack on the rebels now In possession of Wu-Chang, Hankow and Han-Yang. The edict caahlers the vloeroy at Wu- Chang, who fled before the rebels, but at the same time orders him to return to hla post and retrieve his reputation. He is threatened with severe punishment If he fails to recapture Wu Chang. It is expected that the revolutionists will dynamite the bridges of the Peking A Hankow railroad to prevent the early arrival of troopa. Extraordinary pre cautions are -being enforced here.. .Chi nese passenger are forbidden to travel on the Peking ft Hankow railroad beyond Chumatieo, Hunan province, ' In either direction. A dispatch ao the British legation . from Chung-King says that the rebels of Sxe- Chuen hold the Mln river and the coun try weat and confirm alao earlier reporta of daily fighting In that vicinity. Koor Reglmeata Motley. Elaborate military preparations have been taken to prevent any sympathetic revolutionary uprising In this city and the palaces are guarded by troops of proved loyalty. - The advices received here Indicate that' three regiments of the army participated In- the revolt at Wu Chang. The American gunboat Helena and the Japanese - cruiser Taushlma were ex pected at Hankow today. Several British warship have been ordered to proceed thither. The women and children living on the water front slept aboard th mer chant steamers In th harbor last night. According to Chinese rumors, Klang Yu Wei, who was adviser to the late emperor untU 1898, when the coup of the dowager emprea reatored Her regency and drove the emperor' adviser into exile, has arrived at Hankow. The missionaries at Wu Chang are safe. A dispatch from Cheng Tu says that the insurgent in 6ze Chuen province bold all the country west of the Mln river between Klatlng, which U eighty-five miles south of Cheng Tu, and Kwan hssien, fifteen miles north and thirty-five miles west of Cheng Tu, Five hundred troops have Joined th rebel and th fighting continues dally. Hondrvds of Usaekai Killed. " HANKOW, China, Oct. U. The revolu tionary movement la gaining momentum with every hour. Since noon yesterday it ha swept the little city of Hang Yang and the naUve quarters of Han kow. Great number of Chines art Joining th movement voluntarily, Th loaaea in the fighting thus far ag gregate aeveral hundred, but practically all th dead are Manchus. The alogan of the movement, which la guided by shrewd and temperate leaders Is evidently "Down with the Manchus " . Thus far there haa been no Indication of any animosity against foreigner on the t of the revolutionists. The capture of Hang Yang, which la a town of perhaps 100.000, Just . north of Hankow, has delivered Into tha hands of the revolutlonlata the arsenal and th important Hang Yang iron worka. Th revolutlonlata had no trouble in Haug Tang, overwhelmingly outnumbering the local troopa. General Chang Plao ea caped and th members of th local gov ernment were dispersed. Th popularity of th revolutionary movement all along th river and in th Interior la Indicated by apparently authentic reporta that several nearby cities have fallen. Where resistance was offered the town appear to have been put to th torch. Th Methodist missionaries in Wu Chung are known to be sat. An expedi tionary force la now engaged In gathering up the American and releasing them wherever they are hemmed In by the na tive. 'Woman Mardered at era, Ka ST. JOSEPH. Mo., Oct. 11 -Mrs. Mary J. Proctor, an aged widow living near Seneca, Kan., waa murdered last night by an unknown person, fche waa found with bullet hoi In her bead upon Ui return horn of her son. i X , I ?t rrct ir co.ree fk Co rur l S GttXT GUNS' WONDC H ir . v Te rcen ro a "teg at Greatly Advanced Prices. Eastern Fans Art Falling- All Over T From the Denver Republican. GENERAL ELECTRIC ILLEGAL Government Wins Its Suit Against Big Combination. DECISION BY JUDGE KILLITS Hold that Corporation and Forty Subsidiary Companies Are Vio lating the Sherman Anti Trust Art. TOLEDO, O., Oct. 12. In the United Statea district court for the northern district of Ohio Judge John M. Ktlllts today rendered a decree In favor of th government In the case brought by At torney General Wlckersham laat aummer In Cleveland against th General Eleo. trio company and about forty subsidiary companies controlled by th General Elec- trlo company under . th Sherman antl trust law. . The decree orders the General Electric company to conduct all lta buslneaa under Its own name and the dissolution of the National Electric Lamp company and about thtrty-flve subsidiary corporations. The petition was dismissed aa to the Ken tucky Electrical company. The contention of the government waa that the General Electric company and lta subsidiary corporations had entered into an uniawiui comninauon in rviruu of trad. Decree la Important. WASHINGTON. Oct. 13. The Toledo decree, according to Attorney General Wlckersham, establishes precedents of genuine value to the government in Sherman antl-trunt law prosecutions. "By this decree." the attorney general said, "the contracts and combinations entered Intto by all the defendants are declared unlawful and they are severally enjoined i'rom entering Into or performing any agreements . or arrangements of any nature by which the price of Incan descent electric lamps of any type or description whether patented or unpat ented, are to be fixed either at wholesale or retail " Citing other Important accomplishments of tha decree the attorney general added: "he National Lamp company and all lta subsidiary companies are ordered to be dissolved and the General Electric com pany Is forbidden hereafter to conduct any business In th manufacture or sale of electric lamps except In Its own name. "The-practice of fixing the resale price of any style of lamp, whether patented or unpatented, 1 hereafter forbidden and when one lamp haa been manufactured by the owner of a patent or hla licensee and sold to a wholesale or retail dealer, th price at which the dealer sells to another or to the public Is open to free competition. 'The method by which competition in unpatented articles has been suppressed through the use of a patented article Is declsred to be unlawful and is forbidden. ONLY ONE NEGRO LYNCHED AT CARUTHERSVILLE C ARTJTHE RSVILLE, Mo , Oct. 12. -Of- ficlala of thla city and of Femlacot county thua far have made no effort to Identify membera of the mob which took two ne groes from the Jail . early Wednesday morning, lynched one of them and drove th other out of town. It la now claimed that th negro Ban Woods, known also as "High Pockets," arrested for annoying two young whit women, did not meet th fate of A. B. Rich, who was shot and hit body thrown In th Mississippi river. It is said that after a severe whipping he waa released and that he fled to Tennessee. Tha atti tude of official of the town and county Is approximated In the following com ment today by Mayor Garrett: 'Unless a complaint la made by some one who can prove that a mistake waa made In killing the negro Rich, I will take no action." HERE! The Only MUTT and JEFF LAeapja See Sport Page. SI hemselves Buying Tickets to the W Taft Promises to Send the Oregon Through Canal First SALEM. Or., Oct 11-Presldent Taft, amid great applause, promised tha people of th Oregon capital tody that th battleship Oregon would be the first ves sel to pass through the Panama canal If he had the power to arrange It. He made the principal speech of his stay here at the court house to a throng that filled the square In front of It. Governor West Introduced Mr. Taft, wel coming him to the "state of popular lawa and popular government, a state where w have the recall, but where the Judge are ao upright and Just that we do not need It, and they do not fear it." Mr. Taft said he hoped to be able to keep his promise about the battleship Oregon, that If he remained In authority he cer tainly would. "And I hop the governor will help ma keep It," he added with a laugh. The president said the Panama canal would double the efficiency of the Ameri can navy, but he hoped the navy would never be used for any more serious pur pose than tha firing of salutes. leaving her at 11 a. ra the president started on twenty-four hour run down the oaet to Sacramento, Cal. Kidnapers Given Life Sentences by Chicago Court CHICAGO, Oct. lJ.-Gluseppe Nlcolosl and hi brother Camello waa sentenced to life Imprisonment after they had been found guilty by a Jury of kidnaping 6-year-old Angelo Marino, August S. Mrs. Cologera Nlcolosl. wife of Carmtllo, was sentenced to seven years In prison for complicity; ' and her mother, Mr. Biagla Cutrona, waa acquitted.' The Marino boy waa kidnaped on August & and released three daya later after a MM ransom had been paid. Dur ing the trial Antlno Marino, father of the lad, told of a plot whereby tha Nlcolosl brothers In 1900 had tried to swindle htm by a blackmailing scheme. The Nlcolosla were nelrhbora of the Marino family and had known tha aon alnce hla birth. Leoluca Mecalura and Onlogera Coa tandlno also were Indicted charged with the kidnaping, but have not yet been captured. Arbuckles Attacks Beet Sugar Interests ! NEW YORK. Oct. 13-Juat before sail ing for Europe today John Arbuckle, th ugar refiner and coffee manufacturer. Isaued a statement strongly attacking th tariff on raw sugar, declaring tt to be a "wicked tat" for the benefit of the beet sugar Interests. Mr. Arbuckle said: "Th duty which th United States exacts on the Importation of raw sugar holds up th price of the beet sugar, as well aa the cane sugar. The beet com panies have atated, aa I am Informed, that they can produce beet augar at from 2V to 3 cents per pound. They sell It at from 6 to 7 centa. "In California tha beet sugar Is sold Just under the price of the cane sugar and tha cane augar. although It la manu factured from Hawaiian raw sugar, which Is admitted free of duty, costs the con sumer the New York prlc of refined sugar plus the freight. In short, beet sugar people use the tariff to exact the uttermost penny for their producta." LAWYER CONDON BREAKS DOWN IN DISBARMENT CASE FORT DODGE. Ia,, Oct. 13 (Special Telegram Judge Albrook today took th disbarment rasa against William F. Condon under advisement after two days' trial. This raornjng during th final pleas. Condon broke down and cried. When he addressed the court be begged clemency for the sake of his parents and said his career waa practically ruined and that be la "tired of life " ew Postal Savings Baa Us. WASH1GTON, D. C., Oct. 12.-(rciul Telegram.) Postal saving banks will t established on November S, as follow. In Nebraska: Alma, Arapahoe, Callaway, Crofton, Harvard. Howell, Litchfield, Madison, bhlckley, Wiener. On th recommendation of Representa tive Wood, Dr. E. W. Wilson baa been appointed pension surgeon at Rolfa, Iowa, vice, Dr. J. J. Hamilton, deceased. orld's Base Ball Championship Series PROMISED EDITOR'S SCALP Representative Sheppard Tells What , . tt : juorimer Agreea w uivo aim. HAS IT IN FOR POSTMASTER He Voted for Senator, bat Rlcharda till Retalaa Office Hlne Be fore Committee, la Se cret deealon. CHICAGO. Oct. 13. Former Representa tive Henry L. Sheppard of Jeraeyvllle underwent a two houre' grilling by mem ber of th Larimer Investigating com mittee ot the United States senate today without changing th testimony which h had given regarding th case. Th commltu probed Into vry phase of f-heppatd's alleged relation to th case and had not finished when receaa was taken. Edward Htnes, Chicago lumberman, waa called before an executive meeting of th committee thl morning. Mmbers of th commute examined Mr. Hlne in private for a period of half an hour whll other wttneaaea waited for th formal opening of th day's hearing. When th xcutlv session had conoludad, counsel for th committee declined to. ay what had oc curred daring th examination or nines ' . m-M.A nee I ( , m u,iui, Former Representative Henry Shep pard of Jarseyvllle, one of the deraoeratio membera and th "vine president of .the general aseembly who voted for- Mr. Ijrlmer, teatifying before the committee today, aald that Lee O'Neill Brown flret asked him to vote for Lorlmer. The wlt- neaa said: I told Brown that I would vnt for Mr. Lorlmer on but one consideration- I told him that I would do so If a certain editor in my town could be refused further .appointment aa postmaster". Sheppard said that on th day of Lorl mer' election George W. Alschuler of Aurora alao asked him to vote for Lorlmer. "I then went to Mr. Lor1mr and told him about this editor-postmaster, who had been attacking me and my family for a period of nine or ten years. Mr. Lorlmer said tha matters of the post mastership could be arranged. Than I agreed to vote for Mr. Lorlmer and did ao," "Mr. Lorlmer promised me what I de sired In theae worda; " I will certainly have my share of patronage and I think I can prevent the appointment of this editor a postmaster. I will make th effort to do so. Richard H 11 Postioster. Sheppard said, however, that th edl tor. Rlcharda. waa atlll poet master at Jerseyvllle and that Mr. Lorlmer had failed to carry out the pact on which Sheppard aald ha caat hla vote for the Chicago enator. The wltnea then related various meetings with Lee O'Neil Browne In Chicago and St. Louie and, under further queatlonlng. told of meeting Browne. Whit. Link. Luke, Beckemeyer and other legislators at the Southern hotel In St. Loula, June 21. 1W0, following artlnurtnent of the legislature hlch elected Lorlmer. "In July I alao met Robert E. Wilson f Chlcaao. Browne and othera In Bt, Loula," aald Sheppard. Senator Lea of th committee took up th examination of Sheppard In regard to the meeting of Sheppard and Robert Wilson at the Southern hotel In 8t. Louis, July 15, l'J09, and at which time the . called "bath room" episode occurred. Witness said he went Into the bathroom with Wilson because Wilson wanted to ask regarding a woman with whom he aaw the witness at lunch that day and did not want others to hear the oonveraa Uon. Witness said ha thought Brewn. Luk. Whit. Link, Beckemeyer nd Clark were in h room. Witness said he had received a measage from Mr. Browne to come, but did not know about tha other. LA FOLLETTE WILL MAKE SPEECHES IN TWELVE STATES WASHINGTON, Oct. 12.-Sentor La Follette of Wlaconsln, progressiva repub llcsn leader, today decided to start early next month on a apeechmaklng swing through the middle west. The tour will last until congress meets in December. It will embrace the Da kota, Minnesota, Iowa, Kansaa. Ne braska. Missouri, Oklahoma, Illinois, In diana, Michigan. Mississippi and probably Ohio. The Itinerary has not yet bean ar ranged. Senator I Follette will make eight or ten feature speeches and numer ous brief one. Senator La Kollett aald If he did not visit Ohio en thla trip he would during th Christmas holiday. Initiate 200 Candidates Into th Fourth Degree. BANQUET AT AK-SAR-BEN DEN Bishop Tihen of Lincoln Speaks cf Great Discoverer. OTHER SOCIETIES CELEBRATE Italian C'lab Hold Meeting and Berne, net, Bsaks Close aad Pnhlie Schools Hold Eterrliei of Appropriate Narare. For th first time In the history of th city, Columbus day wu observed by Omsha Thursday, In commemoration ot th discovery of America by Christopher Columbua 419 year ago. Banks, many business houses and city and county offtcea closed for the observance. The lvoard of Education did not order the schools dismissed, but the greater part of the school day waa given to a dis ousslon of th explorer lite and deeds. Th Knights of Columbus from the fourth degree district composed of Ne braska and South Dakota, Initiated 200 members In th fourth, or patriotic order, and aerved a banquet to 300 candidates and member of the degree- About twenty-five priest were present? Initiation at the Den. The initiation ceremonies were held at the Ak-Sar-Ben Den all Thursday after noon. B. W. Blmeral of Omaha, master ot the fourth degree In this district, waa in charge. The Den had been appro priately decorated for th occasion and th most beautiful and solemn rites of th order were carried out In full. Assisting Mr. Slmeral in the Initiation of the candidates were the following de gree officers: John Rush, T. J. Mahoney, William J. Co 4, J. C. Kennedy, C J. Smyth, Dr. D. W. Morlarty. Dr. C. F. Crowley, all of Omaha. Tha executive board, consisting of J. E, O'Hern, T. P. Redmond, J. H. Schmidt and T. J. Mc Shane, alao participated. Banqaet In Evening. At the close of the Initiation a banquet waa aerved In the Den. . Bishop John H Tlhen of the district ot Lincoln waa th speaker of the evening. Judge George F. Corcoran of Tork waa toastmaster. Bishop Tlhen, on the subject of "Our Heritage; Our Bequest," apoke at length upon patriotism and the love of country, drawing his Inspiration from the life of Columbus. Such celebration are not often held by the Knight of Columbus, as th by-laws rtqulr that Initiation Into th patriotlo degree shall be held only on an Impor- . tant holiday, auch as Columbua' day, the Fourth of July or some other day set aald by atat or national law aa a legal holiday. Italians Also Celebrate. The Omaha Italian club alao observed "Columbus day," a banquet being held In Columbun hall, Twenty-aecond and Pierce streota. Membera of the Italian Benevolent association also attended. The hall was decorated profusely with Italian. Spanish and American flaga, the Spanish flaga paying honor to Spain which lent assistance to Columbus in his sesrch for financial support. The walls were decorated with four picture aent from New York to the Italian club here. One aaa a portrait of Columbua; a second depicted hla landing at San Sal vador In H!2. and the third was a por trayal of his reception by King Ferdl- -nand and Queen Isabella of Spain. The fourth waa a collection ot many scenes showing Incidents In ths life of the great explorer. The banquet waa In charge of Samuel Mancuso, who acted aa tnstmaster. Speeches were made and songa of a patriotlo nature were sung. Discovery Day Elsewhere. i ' In fifteen atatea Thursday waa cele brated aa the anniversary of the discov ery of America bv Christopher Columbus, the state legislatures having made It a legal holiday. Nebraska la the only ono ot th fifteen In which It is known ai Columbus day: In the others It la called Discovery day. When tha Dlacovery day measure was Introduced In the legislature laat winter It waa beaten. It then wa taken . to Senator John E. Reagan, who changed th nam to Columbua day on th theory that Mr. Columbua should b honored personally, and Introduced It In the sen ate. It waa passed and later concurred lu by th hoius. RAILROAD COMMISSIONERS APPROVE GOVERNORS' ACTION WASHINGTON, Oct. 12.-Th National Association of Railroad Commissioners adopted resolutions approving th recent anion of the convention of governor of varloua atatea at Spring Lake, N. J-, In authorizing the presentation to th au preme court ot a brief supporting the right of states to regulate freight rate within their borders. Boxes of O'Brien's Candy. Dalzell's Ice Cteam Bricks. Tickets to the American Theater. Ail are given away fre t those who Had tbeir nam la tb want ad. Read th want ads every da, your nam wilt appear gome Una, raiayb toor than one. No puszles to aolv nor ub gcrlptlon to get Just rad tb want ad Tura to th want ad page titer you will find nearly rrr bulne house lm th city r9 raantd.