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The Omaha Daily Bee
PAGES ONE TO TEN.
VOL. XL11-NO. US.
OMAHA, SATURDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 7, TWENTY PAGES.
SINGLE COPY" TWO CENTS.
PRESIDENT TAKES UP
NEW TOPICS IN LUST
Every Department of Government
Except State Department is
Touched Upon by Executive.
SUPREME COURT IS PRAISED
New Rules of Equity Proceedings
Are Highly Commended.
PHILIPPINE BILL IS OPPOSED
People of Islands Are Not Ready for
WORK IS NOT YET COMPLETED
I nHel States M Try-in ir to Kvolrc a
HnmcnKcnenus People ivltk n
XntlnnnI .Spirit that AVI 11 Ul
Recommendations in Message
Tho plan of currency reform
outlined by tho Monetary com
mission. Amendment of the law to
lessen tho penalty when corpora
tions inadvertently disobey the
corporation tax law.
Congressional approval of plan
of nrmy reorganization prepared
by the War college last spring.
Tho pasBago of the militia pay
bill Increasing compensation to
militia in the field.
Citizenship, without statehood,
for Porto Rico.
Regulation of water power
grants so that navigable streams
might bo improved by water
Elevation of Colonel Goethals,
builder of the Panama canal, to
a major generalship.
A return to tho policy of two
battleships a year by the appro
priation for three battleships this
Authority to tho United States
supreme court to make rules of
procedure In common law cases
in federal court to expedite and
lessen the cost of litigation.
lie disapproved the following:
Autonomy and Independence
in eight years for tho Philippines.
Amendment of the Sherman
The president made no recom
mendations for tariff revision,
stating ho would leave that sub
ject to tho incoming congress.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 6.-Fresident Taft
will make no further effort to liavo con
Bress reduce thfc tariff. In a "general"
message to congress submitted today the
president clearly Indicated hln intention
of leaving further tariff revision to Mr.
Wilson and the congress just elected.
"Now that a new congress has been
lccted on a platform of tariff for revenue
only rattier than a protective tariff and
Is to revise the tariff on thut basis,"
nald the president, "It la needless for
me In occupy the time of congress with
urguments or rocommendations in favor
of a protectlvo tariff."
This message, the second submitted by
tho president since tho present session
began, will bo his last of a general char
acter. It dealt with every department of
the government except tho State de
partment, recommended much of the leg
islation which JIr. Taft previously had
urged upon tho attention of congress,
and took up and discussed nt length sev
sml subjects comparatively new.
Mr. Taft came out strongly against In
dependence for the Philippines proposed,
he said, In a bill now beforo congress. He
deprecatedthe new policy of one battle
ship a year Instead of two, anif endorsed
(Continued on Page Two.)
For Nebraska Fair, warmer.
For Iowa Fair, rising temperature.
Temperature nt Ontulm Yesterday,
C a. m 14
a, m, 13
7 a. m 12
8 a. in 11
9 a. in 11
10 a. m., 1
11 a. m IS
12 m .. 19
1 p. m yO
2 P. m K
3 p. m 25
4 p. m 24
6 p. m 24
6 p. in 24
7 p. Ill 21
8 p. m 23
Comparative I.ocnl Ilrcord.
Highest yesterday 20 47 23 11
lowest yesterday 11 34 16 S
Mean temperature IS 40 20 C
reclpltatlon T .00 T .19
Temperature and precipitation depar
tures from the normal;
Normal temperature 30
Deficiency for tho day u
Total excess since March 1 ,5
Normal precipitation 03 inches
Deficiency for the day 03 inches
-Total rainfall sine March 1... .24.89 Inches
Deficiency since March 1 3.60 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period, 1911.16.22 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period, 1910.14.34 Inches
Reports from Stations at 7 l, jf.
Station and State Temp. High- Italn-
heyenne. clear , 22 s
Davenport, clear 24 ,
Denver, clear . xi
lie Moines, riear 10 x
Dodge City, clear SO as
.under, clear it 11
hnalin. clear 34 .
Pdeblo. clear 26 $(
Slapld City, t. oloudy... SS 38
Salt Lake City, clear 38 32
Santa r'e. clear 11 aj
gnerldan. pt. cloudy (0 u
Sioux City, clear 18 jg
A alentljte, clear 30 3t
T ' Indicate truce of nrptMnltatim,
U A, WELSH, Local iVrccuten
I V7 v
Suit Continued at
CH1CAUO, Deo. . A continuance to
December 17, was granted today In the
suit of Mrs, Mary it. Tufts to have an
nulled for alleged fraud the dtvorcw
granted to her husband, Gorham Tufts,
jr., former missionary, now In Jail at
Los Angetes. The case was continued
until December 17 by the court, when
Attorney Francis H. Boland. counsel for
Mrs. Jennie Scranton Hoe, Tufts' second
wife. Informed Judge McKlnley that his
brother had been assaulted In Seattle and
sustained a fractured skull and that
ho desired to leave Immediately for the
Mrs. Hoo win appear as a witness for
Mrs. Tufts in her suit against the cult
Attorney Uoland Intimated that his
brother might have been attacked by
someone who had an Interest In the
Tufts cajse. It Is said that tho Injured
man wan in Seattle on an Investigation In
connection wtlh tho Tufts case.
"My brother has been working on this
case undor my direction for some time,"
said Attorney Uoland. "I will Insist that
a most searching Investigation b niadu
In an effort to find his assailant. 1 liavu
font telegrnpis to my office In Los An
geles to learn the movements of a oor
taln person. If this person In not in Los
Angeles It will go far' toward confirming
my suspicions as to what prompted the
attack on my brother."
SBATTLm Wash., Deo. 6.-John M.
Boland of New York, paid to be a son of
Detective John Uoland of Chicago and
who was taken to the city hospital yes
terday apparently dying from a frac
tured skull, was restored to consciousness
today, but was unable to explain how
he camo to bo lying on tho floor of the
lavatory of a cafe, where ho wis found.
The physlslan who attended him said
Boland was nufforlng from alcoholism.
Boland also had suffered a heavy concus
sion of the brain, he said, presumably
from a fall and there had been a hem
orrhage In the' lining of the eye socket.
It Is said by the physician that he Is In
no danger whatever. Boland Is about 35
years of age. The police say that ho
was not the victim of an assault so far
as they can learn.
to Deposit Fifty
Millions in Banks
WASHINGTON, Doc. 6. Tilers la no
danger of a panlo, but the exorbitant
price of money Is tightening up business,
declared Representative Jefferson. Levy
today beforo the house banking and cur
rency committee, which took up Ms reso
lution directing tho secretary of the
treasury to deposit $30,000,000 of govern-.
meht funds In national banks.
Mr. Levy told the committee he had
endeavored In vain to get Secretary Mm
Veagh to mako more deposits. Meantime,
he said, money had soared to 20 per cent.
Mr. Levy said his measure was not pro
posed as an old to bankers, but as an aid
to business, and read letters endorsing It
from farmers' exchanges and produce ex
changes. Tho resolution was referred to a sub
committee with instructions to report to
the fult committee next Wednesday.
Bill for Publicity
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINQt6n, Deci 6.-(Speclal Telo-gram.)-CoIncWcnt
with Attorney Gen
eral "WickerBliam's report being made
nubile IloDresentatlvo Norris Introduced
hla bill requiring publicity in all hearings
In sulta for violation of anti-trust laws
where the government Is a party. Tho
report of tho attorney gcnoral advocates
such an ojnendment to tho 'federal stat
utes. Mr. Norris said today that ho had
mado the bill less comprehensive than
It might properly be, as ho thought it
would have more chance of passing than
if it Included all tho reforms of that
nature he had In mind.
The bill is short and provides that in
taking depositions for use in any suit In
equity brought by the United States un-
A .v. nnH.lm.t nft tinri In hearings be-
ucr mo niivi-.. --- ,
fore any examiner or special master the
proceedings shall be open to tne jiuduo
as freely as are trials in open court The
last clause of the bill provides that no
order heretofore or hereafter mad ex
cluding the public from attending tfholl
bo valid or enforceable. This lias espe
cial reference to tho case lh Massachu
setts where Judge Putnam In the United
Shoe Machinery case ordered eecre hear
ings. The bill if passed would void that
German Bank Robber
Arrested in Canada
WINNIPF.G, Man., Dec. . Detectives
this afternoon arrested two men giving
their names as Gustave Brunlng and
Valentine Berman, the latter supposed
to be Leon Searee, absconding bank mes
sengers of Berlin, Germany.
They are accused of having stolen
230,000 marks. Brunlng. It is said, ad
mits his identity, but Berman refuses to
talk. Both, It Is alleged, recently In
vested heavily in western Canada real
Gustavo Brunlng Is said to be wanted
In Berlin oil the charge of having stolen
nhut rro.000. The allegation Is that
on June 26 last whilo employed as a
bank messenger, Brunlng took ISO.000
from the Imperial bank to the Dresden
bank In the German capital and while
th monev was being counted, walked
out with $70,000 and disappeared.
Nothing Is known concerning any ac
complice Brunlng may have had In his
Count Terauchi Will
Form New Cabinet
TOKIO, De. 6.-LIeutenant General
Count Terajuehl, governor general of
Korea, was today appointed premier of
Japan In succession to Marquis Balonjl,
according to tho Asobi.
GIVES HEATED REPLY
Manager of Erie Railroad Suba
Telia Worthington Alleati!
is a Lie.
DENIES LETTERS FICTITIOUS
Culm Bank Deal Not Galled Off to
Save Judge, He Say.
MAY APOLOGIZE FOR WORDS
Told by Bacon Must Not Speak So
in Presence of Senate.
PROSECUTION SCORES POINT
House Managers Allowed to Offer In
Kvldrnce Deposition br Williams
to Attornrr of Department
WASHINGTON, Dec. 6,-The exclama
tion by W. A. May of Scranton that "If
that's the claim it's a He," Uirust Into
the routine testimony In tho Impeach
ment trial of Judge Itobert W. Archbald
of the commerce court, gave tho senate
a moment of excitement today and
brought down upon Mr. May's head tho
censure of Senator Bacon, the presiding
May's exclamation was directed toward
the managers for the house, who aro con
ducting the prosecution of Judge Arch
bald for alleged misuse of his judicial
power tor private ends.
, Attorney A. S. Worthlngton for Judge
Archbald wua cross-examining May, who
Is goneral manager of tho Brio railroad's
subsidiary, the Hillside Coal and Iron
company, an to his motive for recalling a
contract ofsale of the Katydid culm
bank, which' had been sent to "a. prospec
tive buyer secured' through E. J. Wil
liams, tho business associate of Judge
May claimed ho recalled tho contract
becauso ho received letters containing' no-'
tlces of claims by others to an Interest
in tfia bank. .
Cnlls I.trrs Flutltloas.
Worthlngton remarked to tlie witness
that the claim had ben made that these
letters wero fictitious and that the real
reason for withdrawing the contract was
a tip about a Washington Investigation
into Judge Archbold'8 conduct.
"If that claim is made It Is a He.,"
.Senator Bacon, presiding, cautioned
him (hat such ..language should" not be
used In the senate chamber and May
George F. Brownl of Nw York, fn
pral solicitor of the Erio railroad; George
F. Connxif Scranton., caneraL manager of
an ErlO subsidiary', the Lackawanna &
Wyoming Valley Electric railroad, and
Charles' I?, Pryor-of Scranton were othe'r
witnesses examined during the day.
Brownell told of Judge Archbald's visit to
him in his New York offices; Conn told
of the efforts of Judge Archbald, to dls.
pose of tho Archbold-Wllllams Interests
In tho Katydid bank to the electric rail
road and I'ryor testified to having been
present when the "silent party" assign
ment was drawn up and signed by E. J.
Williams In Scranton. In this paper
Williams purported to assign o-.one-thlrd
interest In his culm bank property to a
silent party," alleged to have been
Prosecution Wins, l'ulut.
Little evidence appeared today that hud
not beep given at th Investigation last
sumnwr by the house judiciary com
The house managers won a point when
Senator Bacon ruled that they could of-
fcr In evidence the deposition given by
Ei. J. Williams to Attorney Wrisley,
Brown of the Department of Justice last
April to contradict evidence Williams haB
given to thu senate.
Attorneys for Judge Archbald fought
the point stubbornly.
Train is Robbed;
MALVERN, Arlf., Dec. 6, Passengers
on southbound St. Louis, Iron Mountain
& Southern train No. 92 were held up by
two young bandits late last night be
tween Malvern and Traskwood. Itobert
Younger, a passenger of Denlson, Tex,,
was shot three times and probably fa
All the passengers were forced to Jump
from the moving train aftr"being relieved
of their valuables.
Joe Willis, aged 23, who claims Kort
Smith, Ark., as his home, was arrested
by Sheriff Worley near the scene of the
robben, and today nan identified as one
of the bandits. Tho other escaped.
It Is not known how much loot the ban
Mrs, Minnie La Duque
is Found Not Guilty
DALLAS, Tex.. Dec. .-Mrs, Minnie
La Duque was acquitted today of the
charge of murdering her husband. A.
La Duque on the "unwritten law" plea.
She testified that the day before the
killing a minister's daughter, rival for
her husband's affection, met her on the
street -here and boldly challenged her
place In La Duque's regard,
TAYLOR IS STRICKEN.
DBNVKTt, Dec,, Congressman EL T.
Taylor was stricken with appendicitis
yesterday and la now in a hospital In a
grave conditions. In an adjoining room bis
wife lies dangerously ill, though recover
ing from an operation performed last Sat
urday. Ills daughter, Ktta, 11 years old,
has just recovered from an operation for
appendicitis perf6nned about two month
ago. Congressman Taylor declared to Jils
physician that he would not submit to an
operation until the recovery of his wife
had been assured.
The physicians have agreed to postpone
the operation as long- u possible.
Krem the IndlRimiKilli News.
REPUDIATES TALK OF BLEASE
Conference of Governors Demands
Orderly Law Enforcement.
HALL THROWN INTO AN UPROAR
South Carolina Ilepeats His Srnn
tlimal Utterances of Thursday
and Sonps Fingers at ills
"RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 6i-A sweeping
resolution repudiating the remarlci of
Governor Blenso of South Carolina In
support of lynch law won adopted by. the
governor' conference today by 11 vote
Governor Bleue, defending himself,
snapped his fingers in the faces of the
other governors and declared that he
cared not otto wbit what the conference
did or left undone, ,
"Four times tills morning has my life
been1 threatened for my utterances," de
clared Governor Blease. "I was quoted
yesterday as saying, "To hell with the
constitution.' I ifay now to all the gov
ernors of all the states, and to all the
people of' the United Statts what T said
Conference In Uproar,
The conference' hall was thrown into an
Governors of Alabama, Wyoming, Mis.
souti, New York. Maryland and WIb
consln denounced the Bout It Curollntiu
In strong tenns for his utterances. Gov
ernor of North Carolina, Arkansas, Con
nectlcut and Idaho voted agulnst tho
The' resolution adopted was offered by
Governor Mann of Virginia as un amend
ment to one offered by Governor ONeil
of Alabama. It reads as follows:
Resolved, That It Is tho sentiment or
the governors' conference In sesslvt. at
Itlohmond, Va., today that the whole
power of the severul states should be
used whenever necessary to prote-it ner
sons acoused of crimes on womr.hood,
ugalnst the violence of mobs und to pro
vide for speedy, orderly and impartial
trials by courts of competent Jurisdic
tion to the end that the laws for the
protection of life und property be duly
eniorcej and respected by all the people,
I'lau Clinln of Banks,
The governors cohferenco today ap
pointed a- committee of five to draft unt
(Continued ,on Page Two.)
Woman Has Skull
Fractured by Fall
" on tlte Vicksburg
VALLBJO, Cal., Dec. 6. Taken uncon
sclous from1 the 'gunboat Vicksburg last
midnight Mrs. Andrew Muller of this city
was found at a hospital today to be suf
fering from a fractured skull.
.The Vallejo police were told at Mare
Island navy yards, where the Vicksburg
Is stationed, that Mrs. Muller In mounting
to the upper deck preparatory to 'going
to shore had leaned on the man rope of
the gangway and fell down when the
Krom other sources the police learned
thut Mrs. Muller went aboard the Vicks
burg last night with Miss Jessie GlbbonV,
employed at a' candy irtore, as dinner
guests of two officers. Who the officers
were Is not known.
Mrs. Muller was not able to make a
SON DISCOVERS BODY
OF MOTHER AFTER SEARCH
IOWA CITY, la., Dec. 0.-(Spec!a! Tel
egram.) University of low hospital cir
cles wero thrown Into a sensation this
afterpoon when Frank Konchny of North
Uberty, la.. &fter a two days' warcli,
found tho dead body of Ills mother,
lately .removed to a local embalming es
tablishment from the Iowa university
hospital, opened In tho region of the
abdomen and the vlscora removed. The
ghastly hole wok filled with sawdust and
excelsior and the knlfn wound noatly
Mwed and partially covered. Medical
science Is the defense of the officials im
plicated, but action Ls threatened.
Does She Really Mean
The National Capital
I'Vhlny, December (I, 11)1 a.
Convened nt noon.
Ursumed consideration of omnibus
Shipping Interests voiced vigorous oppo
sition to Bcamcn's Involuntary servitude
bill bnforn commerce subcommittee.
Court of Impcuchmcnt resumed trial of
Senator Johnson, Alabama, obtained
agreement for printing as public ducu
ment Proslilont Taft's speech at Daugh
ters of Confederacy convention,
Convened at noon.
Hosumed oomrlderatlon of legislative,
executive and Judicial appropriation bill.
Nuvnl affairs committed began framing
naval appropriation Mil, which Chairman
I'adgett eatlmatcH will carry JISO.OW.OOO to
Progressive party's campaign fund
statement was filed, showing contribu
tions of 7S,C72.
Banking and currency committee began
framing diplomatic and consular appro
priation bill, which Chalrmun Siilser.es.
tlmates will carry 3,000,000 to Jt.ouo.odo.
Preslden's message on general affairs
Western delegates advocated appropria
tions for river anil harbor Improvements
before rivers and harbors committee.
MllltAry affairs committee began hear
ings on military appropriation bill.
Wireless Message from Stranded
Ship Says All Are Well.
CHRISTMAS TREES COME ASHORE
Alt Hope for Safety nf I.ontr Overdue
Nclionuer Itouae Simmons Is
Abandoned Steam nature
Arlsuna la Safe,
DULUTH, Minn., Dec 6.-A wireless
message received at 9:3) by the Associ
ated Press from the operator aboard the
slcumer Kaston, which Is Mramled near
Port Arthur, says:
"All abourd safe. Tho steam pipes not
(imaged, ntul everybody worm, Wo could
walk ushore, but there Is nothing there
but rocks and Know."
Htenm llnrge Dvrriloe.
CHICAGO, Dec. e. Tho steam barge
Arizona, with a cargo of lumber con
signed from Midland, Ontario, to Chicago,
was forty-eight hours overdue today.
At the United States barge office It
was stated that such delays were not un
usual at this season and that there waa
no Tiecesslty for present apprehension.
The plan of sending out tugs to search
for tho schooner House Simmons, as con
templated last night, was abandoned to
day, the consensus of opinion being that
If members of the crew survived tho
wreck they have long since perished from
exhaustion and exposure.
Seven hundred Christmas trees, doubt
less from the wreck of the House Him
mons, floated ashore at Kewaunee, Two
IUvers and Sturgeon Hay, Wis., today.
They are being offered for sole by tne
Five Men Killed by
Expjosion of Boiler
HUNTINGTON. W. Va . Dec. .-Klve
men were killed by tho oxplosloln of a-
boiler at a sawmill near Wilsondale,
Wayne county, West Virginia, last night.
The dead :
LKONAHD MAYNAHD, Portsmouth, O.
JACOB MAYNAHD, Portsmouth, O,
A LB HI IT H. PINTHY, Naugatuck. W.
Two unidentified workmen.
LISBON, Portugal. Dee. ft-Klghty-two
Portugueoe fishermen lost their Hives
during a storm tills wsek on tho coast of
Portugal. The survlvuls suffered severe
prlvatluns. bolng without food or water
for three days, while heavy and cold
winds (irevullnl. four men became In
sano, jumped overboard und were
drowned. Six bodies have been wMbod
ashore on tht northern coaab
PENNELL SENDSJOR H0GK1N
Appearanoe of Secretary Fojlowcd
by Explosion on -Nonunion Job.
BEAUM ALSO KNOWS NOTHING
Former .Member of Ironworkers Na
tional Hoard Says lie Knows
Notlilnir 11 f I'nynients nt
Ills; Hums to MoS'niunrn.
INDIANAPOLIS, Iml., Dec. 6,-Vlolent
mothods of fighting non-union work. In
whlah Herbert B, Ilouxln acted as; an
"adyanoo agent" of McNaniara's "dynu,'
ml ting sqitad," were charged by 'the. gov'
eminent In tho cross-examination of Mur
ray L. Pnnnnll, Bptingflcld, HI., a. defend
ant at tho trial of tha auoused "bomb
Tho government ullrged that the In
ability of tho local unl'on official.-! to
unionize a Job wun followed by un nppcul
or ma una that a visit of JIocKIn to n
particular locality was followed by an ox-
Pound! testified after he fulled to union
lie Jobs In sprlngfleld ho wrote to Beoro
tary McNnmara "Send. Ilockln" as soon
as possible,' but ho asserted ha wanted
Ilockln as a national organizer and not
for dynamite purposes. Ho said Ilockln
failed to appear and on February 15, 1911,
ha again uppculrd by letter for Ilockln.
McNamary replied to "hope and wait,"
cautlolng Pennell- "to bo more cureful
what you write to headquarters, for thu
Iord only knows who reads the mail that
comes Into this office,"
Tho witness said Ilockln later arrived
In Springfield. On March 8 an explosion
there caused 113,009 damage.
What did Hookln's visit havo to do
with that explosion?" asked District At
torney Miller. .
"Nothing whatever, so far as I know,"
answered Pennell. "I 'know nothing of
"Well, It was tho Job you had been
trying to unionize, wasn't It?"
Chewing gum caused a. brief interrup
Money Invested by
from His Family
CHICAGO, Dec. 6.-NearIy 2,000, which
eventually readied a corse W. Fitzgerald
abode for yeurs In the upholstering of a
chair and for moro years In u mnttress.
This homa-mado banking system was
testified to today by Mrs. Mary Barker,
a sister of Fitzgerald, who Is beliig tried
on a chargo of stealing 1173,000 frohi ,4he
Mra, Barker, In explaining tho source
of Fitzgerald's Income and his Invest
ments after the subtreasury theft, said
that her mother on her deathbed dis
closed the hiding placo of tha money,
$1,950, in the chulr. For five years there
after Mrs, Barker kopt It In a muttress,
but two years ofter Fitzgerald left the
subtreasury she turnod the money over
to him for Investment.
By Prudent Taft
WASHINGTON, Dec, .-Oeorge Dlnnle,
who, In Ignorance of tho law, furnlshpil
liquor to an Indian at Cedar Itaplds, la.,
And then voluntarily laid baro his un
witting offense, for'whtch he was sen
tenced to Imprisonment atid fined, wxuj
purdoned unconditionally by President!
n. . I
Dlnnle, who liad been away from Cedar
Itaplds for many years, recently re
turned and mist an Indian on tho street
who pleaded for a "drink." Dlnnlo pur.
chased It. A fow lioura afterward ho told t
a policeman friend of tho experience andi
waa astounded by thu information that
he had violated tho law. Tho policeman)
said ten tne marshal. The marshul sold
tell tho court. The coux aJd sixty days.
I HQ and costs,
MRS. DRAPER SMITH
IS CHOSEN TO LEAD
After Slight Skirmish She is Unan
imously Eleoted as.Prcsidcnt of
the Nebraska Association.
HARD TASK TO FIX A SLATE
Temperance Workers Promise to Lay
Aside Everything for Suffrage.
ENTIRE ELECTION IS UNANIMOUS
For President Mrs. Smith's Name is
Only One Officially Offered.
DELEGATES ARE ALL UNITED
Flnnl Illinium Session Held, with
Forces I, Inn! Hit for llrRlnnlns
CnnipnlK" to Initiate
President Mrs, Brapsr Smith,
Vies Prtildent Mrs. Anna Xov
ands, Table Rook, re-slsoted.
Recording Secretary Mln Daisy
Corresponding Btcrttary MUs
Mary H. WlllUius, Xsnssaw, x
elsotod. Trsasuror Mrs. K. W. Hardy,
Auditors Mrs. K. K. Whscler, Un
co In; Mrs. J. r.. OlaffUn.
Mrs. Draper Smith of Omaha was
elected president of tho Nebraska
Woman's Suffrage association at tho clos
ing business session In the city ball yes
On an Informal ballot tho voto stood;
Mrs. Drnper Smith, S3; Mrs. J. L. Ctaflln,
9; Mrs. It. H. Wheeler, f, and Mrs. Charles
Names other than that of Mrs. Smith'
were merely written on tho ballots, as
Mrs. Smith's natuo wan tho only ono pre
sentcd by tho nominating committee, Oi
motion tho secretary was Instructed to
ciiHt tho tinnnltnoua vote of the conven
tion for Mrs. Smith.
Mrs. Anna Kovonda of Table Rock waa
elected vlco president. Tho Informal bal
lot giivo her 61 votes and ono each for
Mrs. Frank Harrison, Mr. II. II. Wheeler,
Mrs. Charles Kountzo and Mrs, G. W.
Covell, Tho society was again Instructed
to cant tho unanlmoua voto for Mrs. Ko
vanda. Dellberntn Korty-KlKht Honrs.
Although tho nominating committee wa.i
appointed forty-eight hours beforo It re
ported, with tho understanding that It
was to report twenty-four hours beforo
tha candidates wore to be voted upon,
the committee , did not report until 11
o'clock yesterday morning.
After deliberating forty-eight hours tha
committee had reached Its conclusions,
hut lnstpad of calling for tho report In
order to glvo tho members time to think
over tho nominations, President Phllbrlcla
calmly procnedea with other buninees until
11 o'clock. Then sho called for the report
of tho nominating committee and at onco
proceeded with the balloting.
Mrs. Frank Harrison of Lincoln, chair
man of tho nominating committee, In am
nounclng tho report said that It waa wltlt
considerable reluctanoo that nho madn
the report, oa It had been a very hard,
matter to decide In vlow of tho fact than
they had wanted to got officers that!
would bo satlsfactoryUo all parties ana
officers who wero willing to accopt tho
"If thero wero any considerable numbotl
of women," she mild, "who wanted theso
offices, as has been reported on tho out
side, they havo not mude tholr wants
known to tho nominating committee, aa
we had a hard time to got a list of thoso
who would agree even to allow thelu
names to bo presented."
Nlntn as Presented,
The nameH presented for tho rarlous
offices ure as follows: Mrs. Draper
Smith, Omaha, president! Mrs. Anna Ko-
vanda, Tublo nock, vlco president; Miss
Daisy Donne, Oniulta, recording seoro-,
tary; Miss Mary IT. Williams, Kcncsaw,
corresponding secretnryf Mru. William E.
Hardy, Uncoln; treasurer; Mrs, II. II.
Wheeler, JCenesaw, and Mrs, Mamie Clar
Hn. University place, auditors.
Francos Jj. Hald of Fremont, president
of the Woman's Christian Temperancn
union, announced white the counting oi
the ballots was in progress that tho Worn
ati's Christian Temperanco union of tha
statu would gtvo its undivided service to
the suffrage association aud the suffraga
causa during tho coming campaign and
would lay aside everything olso to work:
with an eyo tluglo to tho securing of
(,'lmrles I'nue Ili-ynn HI.
N1SW YOHK, Due. .-Charles Page,
Bryan, former' American ambassador to
Japan, Is here In a hospital under treat,
ment for a somewhat serious Injury re
celved in Toklo. ills carriage fell over)
the side of a bridge on a dark night and
he sustained Internal Injuries which conn
yelled his resignation. While he will bo
under treatment for some tithe, his re
covery ls assured.
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