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   Cedar Rapids Daily Republican (Newspaper) - September 22, 1898, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                CEDAR RAPIDS DAILY REPUBLICAN. VOL. 86, ____CBDAIi liAPIDS, Til L! USD A V, SUPTHMJ1UK i.% COUSINS PAYS TRIBUTE TO IOWA Eloquent Oration By the Fifth District gressihan at Omaha. TRIBUTE TO BQTH THE PAST AND PRESENT. Growth of (he State- Out lifted--Character of tiie Settlers Analyzed Their Virtues Glance Into the Oration That Was Worthy the and tlis Man. XO. 17 G. Omaha. Kepi. Iowa daj- Er.d r-peeia! froni ihc west raffed the- attendance at the livz. today to about The paiTide ot rcpi'Cdcntatives 1be Hawkcyc utr-to from the Mur.-ny hntel a: o'clock, in charge of Commandant Knapp. Tiic Council Bluffs cccrinfient. condstins of Governor ShuA- and staff. Arijun'ni General Dyera and stiiff, ifayor Jcn- TBCJJS and prominent citizens in car- left tho city across the river at. noon. i The parade WTIS hefldrd liy ih? low.'. Agricultural Collego band, followed by UIB First and Set-ond battalions ol coltago cadets.. Governor Shaw- ami Adjutant General llyert' and staff, wcro preceded by the fcantl. Following titiz.oiis ol 'Coimcii Bluffs in carriages 'came prominent chillis from alt bvEiMne twenty carriages in all. In the first rode Presidcflt Wattles'of the ex- position, Hon. H.'G.-Coiiiins, otaiur of the day; General Harry aiid'C. G. McCarthy, SKJte auditor .of Iowa. Among olhor prominent lon-atts in the carriage, were: Jndse and, Mrs. 11. E. Detmcr of lied Oak; Vice President -Allen Hon." Lafc Ycting, S. C.'McFarlanrl, John JI. Wallhank, Judge E. Warkley, R. S. Bandy, A. 13. Cummins, J, Y. Stone, F. X. Cfcuc. (f. 31: Parker, Hon. L. IL Jaeger, J. E. Ilowcn; Thoioay Ar- I met one of the oldest settlers of eas- tern of those original, rug-j seJ characters, ivaoae wit and wisdom] lias lightened tlic settlers' hearts amli ned for many a toilsome of thosa interesting" characters who never bores you ant! whom oue always' likes to man whose head isj silvered and whoso countenance isj asked him what he re-' ganled as the priucipal feature of our country, and he scratched his head a moment and re- [ilicil: "Well, I'm no scholar, but I've "ecu round here nfgh. ontg sixty years nd I reckon 'hunt the most important thing is the folks and the farms." j What the Present Sees. While you rest he-re a little while In this splendid auditorium before Koing I to view the wonders and the beauties ol'ifie exposition (and incidentally tha hvay) I shall briefly of the folks snd farms "of ray native sLite of Jowaandof this empire of the pioneers. .In doing EO, I have some hesitation, realizing as I do that ihcro are doubt- less those In this vast audience who were contemporaries with my grand- fathers in the early settlement of Iowa avvay Ij.ick in the thirties, and who are better iLUnlified to tell the tale of toil and triumph which is the glory and the honor of our binhland. In such a dUcassion, I feel as though I were standing on the bank of a magni- ficent si ream In the hearing of patri- archs and pilgrims wiio have traveled from its source, I c.ia look "at its swift flowing current and think ol the scenes by which it lias swept In its lonely way (rom the wilds where il started; 1 ran remember with you tho roaming red man who watched with bad home rule right from the at least they had It in the ftrst school which 1 attended. The men acd wo- men who fettled the Itawkeye siato were cot who exited to go back "la the or as soon as they could prove up oa their claims. They were stayers. They were not nun to be dfetcuragttJ fay winter or by work. Ther were men who that co- bodjr ever amounted iu much In this world unless he had to. Most ot thc-m bfgun simply with the capital of hon- esty, good health aod their inherent qualities of character. They built their i-dtnDs in ihe clearings and watch Jag the snioko curl up In the great, wide sky, just as patriotic for icelr humble rustic homes as e'er did princes for their castles or mil- lionaires for manriono gracd. Character Building. To buiicJ a home is a great thing. It doesn't matter go much about ihe di- mensions. "Kings have lived in cot- tagcs and pygmies dwelt in palactiV but the walls of a home always add fomcthlng lo inherent character. In the formation ot character there alwayj two elements, the inherent auJ the which we bring with us into the world aDd that which otir give us. Somebody Eaitl "There only a small portion ot the earth that produces fpltndiil peo- ple." Our pioneers got into a good place. They had left doubt fitting on a boulder in the east and tucked [heir things and started for the Iliv- ers had to be forded, to Ire felled; cabins bad to be rifle uiuat lip kepi mui-h the better, tfieir was self-relianrp. Corn and cuf- fce had to be ground, and on the t-arae much the better, there was in- genulir. Teeth had to be filled, and Ihere was no painless dentistry. Dis- ease and injury must be dealt with. nnd the doctor fifty milej away. Life thur, George McCoid, Owen Hoberl Sloore D. The paiade passed through tho primripjil streets and entered lhe ex- position grounds at where Gen- eral Clark'on took tho delegation in charge. Al the auditorium address were made by' Governor Shaw nnd President Wattles ot the exposition. Tho oration of lhe dny vins'delivered toy Hon. Itobert Q. Cousins. Mr. Cous- ins spoke follows: Mr. President and Fellow Citizens; Tho state ol Iowa aecept-s with frattr- ral gladness'the hospitable hand of greeting extended by Xebraslia and our other sister states In Ibis great empire of lhe pioneers and salutes with reverent patriotism the federal government of tho Unlkd Slates. In the words that original anil pottle who has voiced so well the thoughts and feel- Ings of our wetland, nm[ who has made tho name of Kansas known for- ever in. the world of letters: "Slates arc not great Except as men may make them. Men arc not great except they do and All merit coraes From braving the unequal. AH glory ccaies from dating to begin." bare nskfd of the ablest and] most noted Americana what they rc- sard as the chief thing or leading fea- ture fit the Trans-Mississippi region The other day Jealous eye the criming of this Anglo- Saxon stream o[ civilization; I can marvel r.lth you at tfie of the products of Us soil, watered with the tears of happiness and (ml; 1 can realize wilh yoti the and ivilience of its manhoofl and the Silrengtri flnd ot its match- less womanhood, lint of Its landscape farther up, its tributaries and its cab- Ins, its haunU and huts and wonders, its of primei-nJ lite, the slory is far better told by him whot.e tired feel have trudged along ths way, wnofc hands have toilcO and whose hair has turned lo gray. Iowa's Early History, Iowa became a sep.iraJe territory. witb the capital at Turlington, In 1S3ST and was ad milted into the union in and has haen in It ever since. It makes little difference whether it was first settled by the whites al Dubuqne for mining purpoxs In l.SS, or, for trading purfMxscs, at .Montrose. in or opposite Prairie dn Wilen, in 1S04 or a, or In county at Sandnsfcj- in 1320 or on tho lower at what Is now known as XiulivJlle in 1S29; or wheth- er the first sclllemcnts for gcrferal purposes were made at Burlington anil Davenport in 1S12, The.maln fact Is thai It was well by dys- peptic ionrfsts nor by-'invalids who had come wcsl'out of curiosity am] Xcw Jersey, ror by climale scehiny diltltant! wllh two servants and one hy the best bone and sinew of the middle stales, New England and iheold world. I do not know that there were any dukes or lords or mnriiulm or duchesses, but there were Dutch nntt Irish and Scotch and Scoteh-IrUh an_cl Kngllah and Amerloans, and they comrades far back in the stales or may be away in fatherland, and the cheer- ing letter tarrying with the belated stage fast, sturdy denizen and gentle helpmate of the rich and empire, iafinite guards thee ami the fertile fields are ready to reward! Courage of ihe Pmmrcrs. Ah, pampered people of. the later generations, when you imagine mod- hardships, think of the courage and the trials and the Ingenuity of pioneers when there were no conven- iences hut the forest and the ase, the wide lolliujj prairto and lhe ox Seam, tho blue sky, the unsolved fu- iliat He Will Nor War Investigator. MOVE DUE TO SENATOR PIATT New Yoikei Calls on President and Makes 3 Protest, MILES ASKS FURTHER DELAY Scyt, a preaj t about fin i shed hb war inves- .tton commission at work io a. e fcr Iht- but dent's in- be latuv. wjr ID fc.v.? tulay. About twenty a nil on pavmaiier Sfucnl :mJ got :inj> with quite a cf 1: a and driver IJIK It ft-ai the rfjiulu, of two or ihret days fi cudravor  ct, so 1 am unable TO whether the tvunwiiou will be Completed in one moinh or four. "The Antcrji-an vlsb- C4 us to try to srtilt the cave of Ihi; and lur cargo of but after toiisiik-nukin we decided tbc ca.-'C was entirely oiiTalilc our jurisdic- tion. Our lUdiruttEous tcum itadrid us to arrange terms ot evacuation :md nothing more. We did rJI we could in the t'omai case, how- ever laid the facts tK-fore Genera! Blanca" Captain Page, of General Mutter's .staff, and IJentenant Kccd of Cenerai Watt's staff, havo carted for Matiin- ?as investigate ilie condiliona uf [iroviiice, apropos o[ the reported violation of the protocol. They will probably make no long stay, though that depends on what they fiml there-. Tliere art renorta that Rodriguez, the. insursenl commander in Havana prov- ince, has sent 1.000 Insurgent troops jo cowboy ruMiers and! Tuotnu, Wai-It, Scr-t- re- fro111 ll1'3 to rtJufurco thosu lint, (hu time oa ree-! imhliwn ;'t-Jic ttinvcutioji mcx hero [o-luutter "etanccurt. commander of Ihc intr.t ir.Uitcretl have L.-en j Rcnominated by Acclamation at Inn for a D c rtepuohcan btate Convenlion, ali on (he tame cimsd. They wanted pay and hoiiK'. Their papers only arrived last (vciijns, bavins delayed tyr more thin a wot-k in iiMK.-mL-ifiaii from Camp Wihorf. Sci-rciary Meik- If-jolm ttolc ihc manor in hand and after icilui-wl ('fj'.cral to r-eitlc vvliJi the uoy.-i ami Ket riii of them. Cer.oral protected that the ivhola ptoeccilirs but as he iKid been cu the frontier for REFORM IDEAS ARE ENDORSED Some hem Ir Adopt corpnrt ily K II in the nmoiinel of tliul lic lhe s'Liw ommission may lie nia.Ic and for Ui t aiili Uietu aiitl for Uiut oJIfeial annuun'rnient of its iimkc-uij withheld- CJcueral An sou McCook of Ken- Ycrk. wart I to serve on the haw bcfn" JroiJlwd from the HS.I, [t js uniior-l Then of Rough Jlidtr.- threafc This foHoiviag n nrovince. It is impossible L. Jonos of Vakijiiu, and F. W. Cu-iinraii Tjimnja. nisei of tha to confirm these reports. moyann? 10 wiir oQlcc. (if an inJepcaifcni and talttiuivo lot) The j A. K'lllcrtoji yf Ctiifax T. J. Ifut t.cnenl MtCouk liecu imlulg-lnf aOopted contains tlic rsi! the cociluct ami ad- oV WiHiam Me Kinky, re- the and ctenU which Ud 10 ;hc with tliu ttin-JiicL the war Uirasightiiit and am now in (aver all ihe :ird -.fie free ar.U unlimited cuinisc ol j-llvir." Tbo cjiiy of the Sloar- fin canal, a national system of irri- ing from ULEJ white house, wore a smile antl said lie was ijiiite sure that Cuok would not a iiicmtor of tht; commission, lleyond 'that ho would turc and the annual Complain of markets in moifern times and then think ot your grandmother when -she was a blooming Ijrlde, listening through the toilsome days and auxiuus nights for thu wagon home lhe husband from a. distant market with ealico and jpans r'nrehased with dressed sold at a doliar anrl a half a hundred, nncl maybe bringing homo a little money, worth far less per yard than either calico or jpans. .Mnvfae it was all for the best, human, character was IxHng formed for the development of a great and loyal anil progressive state to shine forever among the stars of tlic federal union. Where Ideas Abound. Probably tho purest time in tha his- tory of governments and of men is when they arc painfully intent upon the labor their own development and defense-. Most all greatness and i early every original idea fias tome out ot some kind of trouble. Whoever gets to greatness Or success without meeting opposition goes in 411 air cas- Most of the of genius have WosEomcd from bleeding hearts. There never was a strong and hand- some face without some little line of care. And so every circumstance of those early, toilsome lives, every tedi- ous every home roof kcrt 10111 the storm nnd walls contained their sorrows and Iheir joys: all the gifts of a sen- eroiis soil iii return for careful culti- vation; every .irritating inconvenience which finally, drove some question Ins "ind to ponder out all such experience.1! are as certain in their formation and development ol charac- and mind as are inherent quali- ties (hit accompany the origin and mystery of life. "Experience." Somewhere 1 haves-ecu an etching of a faca that wag called ISxpericnee, and 1 have never forgotten never does forget a fare thill has ideas In it. This one was tho illustrated hlslory of life. There was Youth wild nil fls hope, marked here and Ihere with al[ General 31 lies is about an- other mailer. He has read in the news- that lliu president Intends ;o begin very toon after Ott. 1 sending to Amtrii-an Cuba and he a solemn proles', against (tic move made. He while downpour of rain RICO Repatriation of the Spanish Sellers is Now Well UnJcr San Juan. I'ono Hico, Sciit. layed acd the of hack, ate aatoirj thi re BRYAN STJLL SQUIRMS Go to Washington in the Hope of Havin- His Kegimjat Sept. special td- the .Star Croni JiioksuuviHe, Kla., says: Col. J. Uryaii left lastnighl for having fecured a leave of absence from (3en. I-FC yesterday.' Ho ivill arrive in Washington he expects to meet (lovernor of Nebraska there. TheTtwo see .McKinley and make a final effoit lo have tne Tiiird Xebraalia mustered cui. Leo Informed a Star lie had received a positive lele- firam front WaEhmgtati lhat as some of the Xebratka troops were al- PINGREE'S SWEEPING VICTORY! TiiuKicred ciut the Third i be retained until another general re- lIcuuuLlnalciL ity ijy (jit- vvasi lyadc in lhe volunteer army, something not likelj' to occur Iletroil, Mich., S, SC10U- liryait espctLs to lie TUB rcimria- rir.Gite by ac-linii-l iu time to be present oil lion of the Kiiani5h soldiers began to-! !Mn tills aftcinncn lij- thu'reiKiuIiiriiu during the visit of Alffcr. dnv. I-'uiir hutifired men, of wlwnijrtale coavcntiaa, His rcfcrni idr were sick, bplo ginciT toriw fii the French st igeit to thu en-janil cfTorU tcv.ojd a'l- for Havre on Ijoaril! irc-ijualstk'j of r Cliatteait comnicr.deil in Kishi hiindrcd infontry.bclcn sing to] nr.'.l ine-mlieiv of his linttalton will Kiil parry who hiivc heretofore r.ol on board the steamer San Francisco. in aci-ord tne governor, jcincd in ui MI i n i 1 he water front was ircnvdcil with! -ihe clitciirq whCR he unbared way stop about 15 the few weeks! or wh.n rraile a chWttrKic immediately (olloWins arc'1 the most, marthrrt Oor.-n. to the ctptjccc. sciiron in the entire yiav. ot a Sjianish (jtiitlistep, lo the whari.i The. platform adoirtetl M'KINLEY SEES ROUGH RIDERS The ground, which is soaked cle.v where they to bed rock, out malarial am'i ma jiulsonoiid 'exhalations until the soil is well to a Tlior Assert 'I'livy nrc Acaln 'u Volunteer LfXccili-J, Kept. to- tlay received a delegation nJ abtim ft of the ic- veil Itiiltri regiment. The ma- jority of the (U'ksrtlioji arc from Nev.- ____ ihc Mexico, en roine home. Each of the icc-L-ivcd by Captain' national ailnifnlctraifon; callcra was presenteJ inillrldually tu .era! Ortega. The -McKinlcyg war jiullcy and the tlic president, wha, after srecJing them tain General did not make a of the war; of Alscr'd iiersonally talked v.-Jtli them in an in- of but he shook nanils with the officer-iUdniiE-Istraiion of the war department; This Is a process which taltusland men. [lairfirn; Iroin four to six actordin? to There was no demonstralmn madel Ids information, and for 'that reason [by (he people. Home Spanisli tleldjfrce hn Ecnil urc nire-tdy on bonnl the formal uianner. he deems it I Iroops into the inland Itrfore the but a question has arisen tile nf .November. The president is not' in ihc commission foncprning the dis-' about the climatic whirh jtl c'ub.i, -omlt-j po nml ._................... earn- Lao principles of the St. cnltiusiasm of the i-.ork of the cf IS DC. and the ment in the Sauliaso campaign, saying nuns.- cf s.h-er. Kovc-rcor Pin- he was to have an oiiiiortuuily ailtntDltiratlOTv i. particularly Ou his own behalf ar.d on behalf, of the The [urasi-ai.h concerr.- ition- follow? may uc stated upon high authority thatj he haa no inlenllon of [itittins a lar-; nnny into Cuba until it i It may found lirobnljly.wiil be found j.ife lo d'j vary, to tumury at large to thank tho regi- nient, througft tha present delegation, iUon of biime of the Rims and "c commpml the present ad-1 fur the work it had done. "Your rcc- not settled when tins ilfepalrlij minfctniiion for its cfforw in j ortl js one- saidi --of wllicll the cn_ filed. of equal and just ;s ,iroilj. tcU Uie p2O. Hiik'rs you left the boats in KJjuadi of twenty or thirty, inn.uiring the way .topped until Cantnln-Gcncral MarMas today gave thp rroporty of railroad, notice to the Spanish troops to retire! anil from Ationito, and 1! Sunday and from avor the ji few regiments over there to many and Cayry on Monday. Ftir the Spanish into greater will go and oconpj- 1 In evacuating the Jslanrl. caro lowtw as sorm as they are evacuated! liy lhe Mfl iitiHata repeal cf tyx tne the'nul- tthzraph .niil will ho taken in the rt'ieetlon of the first regiments. They win be who ate- able to cuiiuic the ordeal of a few-weeks in (Julia nntier (tinili- tions not the most favorable. Thcv v.ili not IK ships', but nd the Spanish Iroops iu position wi enter the city in order to be rr.idy lo emljark on tho arrival of the tran- sports here. Tho residents of Porto Kk-o and ihjecteil 10 special hard-1 sonic of the Americans hero, ate a fa mi fon duty in -tw ill be expccleii to do garri- r three of the l cil because the Spanish chips returning tc I thereiTc.Ti shall be inio tlic primary school fund. th2 pr-Qciidik? cf ;he Atfc-EiKwn l-aration bill. please ihs support of Uic party Tho Uvivra thu destiny- of tho coiiDties crcr which the IJnitwl Stales has gniccd throush th Sixiniards of the of time. It Vcok 3 way, anil -CVXTJ' put on was ;Mie fcr i tc Sarrtias i the movcmnt. If it. I They arc rejoicing over the P Rf'- of an early rctutn to their j Hear AOmiral Hclilcy has refund to; purchase the coal stored It may; lhe Hues of strife and care nnd victorv! to tc purchiiFCd for the use of the Unite which mlcldlo life had placed upon It. a large army Cuba TO or StaiE3 And there was (he mystic touch of n y'1" Io- r-rciui-HiBus for later vfars. HIP cxpMXtlon h.ivs Ijten RI03 SCORES THE POLITICIAN! later years, like autumn's pcnci work in nature, nil shaded with the mellow haze of time-a Tiind of soft and sil- very vcH with which, deft nature crs up her sbrr-a plcturn penciled hjr an artist with an und-rslandlng v K aro h1 l l nf filsc3 cf fri'-relj" lD Ocicbcr aaif Iha ir.s and So mind, who. kne his subject had thought as he had thought, felt as he hsd (ell, dreamed as he had a kincE of picture thai one sees so very, seldom, only as often as onfj finds I thought Jf a pioneer and well named "Experience." Early Civil Government. Civil government In iovrzi proceeded with Its rapid ycttbnienl. The pion- eer berame n model citizen. He knew the necessity for tho laws that were enacted, lie did not feel oppressed hy government Ho had experienced tho of robbery and, larceny and Knew sorneUiing of the embarrassment and Inconvenience of beinj scalped. There was no hy.storfa about (rusts and combines because they had prac- (Jecil eomblnaHona themselves for mil- In al prolectlort. If any one would loarn tho true Kcnlua and esempllfica- (ion anil philosophy ol seif-goTcrn- mont, government of and for and tfie people, let him C'onlinacdo TC is cf trcm ports to C ba ii rhould HEWS OF THR MORMING. 'hrealenlng wllh in cast- 1 Tribute to To Urop CoRernl McOcjk. I'JriSrcc WIJRS Out. 2 SprrUrs News. to Wclcom'4 Opinion ofHhc Wai' 3 Iowa 4 Krlilcrial. 5 Mjiir.n Wcrk of a Firebug Social Xeii-fl. C Heard of Carniv.il 7 nJcets. 8 Personal Urlcf Auditor D. IJix of Iternen Springs. Atlorney 31. Orcn of Saiilt Ste. Mniie. A. Steel of St. John's. Co in m f E5lon CT land Wil Eiam A. Preach of RI03 SCORES THE POUTlCIANa IVIinl Xfcdctl ITrnr to tlic Wnr I'.itrioifr Madrid, SsuJ. president of Ihc sc-natc 4ind prc-ldentj tha Spanish In r.n Ir-ierviow published ttwiaj1, "Ii is a lalTifu! spectacle to sec on nil irylas to (lirosv on each other the blame for the dis- fcr which on all I, ptrs-orally, have always favored auiunomy fr.r t'u- li.i, bcinR unable lo fnrrihlr miint.iin htr t-'ovf-rcigitty at such a Continuing, llics si id: "H is useless lo s-jFtak our WORK IN HARMONY ortlio: ails to 1 Tlll.Tvioi 3011 arrived there." "You have not only done well." he said, I have doubt you would all be willing to again serve the coun- try in an emergency." The response was that they would be to a man. "We want our colonel to raise a bri- gade instead of a regiment next fnid one of ihe younger members ot the part-" PLACES BLAME ON GEN. OIIS C. W. Mctr.ilCof Will Vnftr New York. Sepl. II lavami special tays: _ i' t i r- I 01 e who .uencrnt Jiilinn Cunzalcs 1'arrado, wai: fhe Cleveland, Sent. 21.-C. AV. Metealt ol Ihls city, whose son. Kurton Melcalf', tlied recently at Snn Francisco of ty- phoid pneumonia, ccnlracted while at Camp Morritt, as n, member of Ih3 United States regulars, will take steps to have charges preferred against Gen- eral Otis, now with Ihc American forc- es in the Philippines. MetcnU said to- day: "I iini a member of an tion made up ot people all over tho country, who have lost relatives or friends enlisted in the regular army fur tcrvicc in the Philippines, iTieii died through in Ilin pes- tilential post known as Camp Merrill, i-ach mcmbtT of thiH organization will iTlng pre.ssurc to bear on the congross- to havo charges preferred against one. and I believe il will b.i oinpHsh the object for which our dlwstOK. lias nn: the erial of. cmr sovcrn-1 .ts of too much tnwarfl the Ur.itexl Staie.% Spiin w.inteil a ready to riTue him-elf "As the prc.-Mcnt of the eomrnksioniTsi" said IIP, "H is sible.to give you any details, but I Umik a wrong imprr.-vsion exists bcCii In tlic United ;i? to the duties and srojw of the com- 5 work. It is usually referred i pence torn mission. This is a misnomer, H should be railed the evacuation cor.imisMon. fy retiirncd (rom Sau where how cnt lobrIiiB home remaias h'S "All that concerns'113 Is to complete. the arm i; gen en Is lUc r.f ml- I i nil nun of war wllh a powerful na- tllt? That U all we arc allowed to Tudcr the itocol there IK lint nne peace ccm- the one that meels in I'nris', Cur relations thua far with Ihe Amer- commissioners have been miMl Irbndly nml pleapanl. Their Idea of ImsmesK by correspond encc was cnllrely-agrteablo to us.' Joint the commlulon ticn, fsjjK-hlls' after years of i ccifiicts with iha iifcnrsenls' lead- ers." Hani for Congress Vi'aterlown, WIs., Dahl Wflsi today nominated for con- press- by tuc scconj district republl- PRESIDENT'S TRIP POSTPONED Will U-.ivo IVAiliinirlnti Jmt In Tiino (n Url. I1-'. ngton, C.. Sept. hss decided to iioHpone liis for the west uUil lhe fcr- ond week of thioher, giving hlnrssK only tinw- lo reach Omaha by (he 12th This la a change from 1he origin.il wiiicli lor.lf.niplatcd an ear- ylarl to pJarcs be- fore MH at Omaha. So far he h-as only dedded to visit OmtihJ and It ia now espvctcil that Hay will ho Frcretary Mate Iwforo the .president departs for the west, and ii hi hoped tho war department's inves- Mtlon will be well tinder way necessary onljr when thera are dis- prerfrtent away.   

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