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VOL. XL 11 - NO. 177.
OMAHA. KM DAY
lm I'XH'HTKKN l'AOKS.
SLNGLK COPY TWO CfcNTK.
GEORGE G. HENRY ON
'Now York Banker Who Refused to
Testify in Money Trust Com
mittee May Be Punished.
WIDE QUESTION IS OPENED
He Challenges Eight of Congress to
GEORGE F. BAKER TESTIFIES
Jle is Asked About Affairs of First
IT PAYS 226 PER CENT A YEAR
Corporation W Formed for I'nr
pnr of Transacting: llnslnrss
BnnUInK Ant Forbids Ka
Honul llanLs Dolnu.
WATdlliNO-TON, Jail. 9,-The questam
whether the house money trust commit
too way investigate the affairs of na
tional bulks was starlet! nn its wa io
thn courts today, when tli hanking and
ourranoy committee unanimously voted to
uertU'y to Speaker Ciaik for contemjt
George Q, I Tan rr of Koloinon Co., Now
Torlc bankors, who refuaed to tell thn
iwne)' trust oemmltteo the names of
twenty-four officers of natlnnul banks
who made Sfo.fftt out of a syndicate to
market California petroleum stock. Tlie
speaker presented the certification to tlis
house and thai body voted to certify tho
facts to the United States attorney fur
the TMstriot of Columbia, with autheritv
to proceed with the criminal action, in
olvlng fine or Imprisonment. Tho case
ultimately involves tlie right of congri-bs
In compel testimony in connection, with Jts
Oyer Two llniulreil IN-cCcnt n Year.
George P. B?ker of the Flint National
lm'nk of New York, popularly referred to
as "thn biggest man In Wnll street since
.1 PJerpont Morgan retired from active
business, " was the principal witness be
fois She monor trust committee todav.
telling of the organization of the First
HoourltiBS company, which holds tho
Blocks of various banks throughout the
country. The company was organised,
lie eaia, to (Je business whloh the gov
ernment nlalmed the bank act forbade
the First National bank to do. Mr. Baker
said that in the last four years dividend
of 3 per eent bad been paid. He said he
sav nothing "Improper" In a voting trust
as a. method ot management.
Mr. Baker testified that when the sr
ourltiets company wasj- organised the
fibase .batik stock and ojhor bank Btou'K
ltelibr'mdlfliluala "In tho Intrretf pf the
s"lf1rKt NaiUmal" were turned over to the
Hirst- KaSlflmat" were.
1.1st' PIiutH He-cord
Mr. Tjntermjvr wanted a-'list of the
"T had rather nut make those public, '
mid Mr. Baker. "They are our private
Jtusincss. I am perfectly willing, however,
to let thn committee go over tho list and
place In tho record such stocks as it
behoves pcrtlnunt to the Inquiry."
Mr. Untermycr, with Mr. Baker and
hi counsel, wont over the list and finally
placed In the record the following list of
stocks hiid by the First Securities com
pany: Minneapolis First National hank. oOO
shares; Minneapolis Trust company. -M
unarm; Bankers tTrust company, '3,500;
Fiooklyn Trust company. 450; Astor Trust
company, :; Chase National bank, 2S.263;
Utcrty National bank, 938; New York
T. ust company, 200; National Bank of
HELEN GOULD WILL WED
SHEPHARD NEXT WEEK
NEW YORK, Jan. 9. The marriage of
Miss Helen Gould to Finley J. Shephard
or St. Louis is expected to be celebrated
next week. It is stated that Miss Gould
has fixed the date of the wedding and
that invitations will be issued within a
few days, but as these are to bo confined
to near relatives and friends and a home
wedding In preference to a church af
lair, the arrangements will be kept as
private as possible.
The wedding will be held at Miss
Gould's country place at Irvlngton-on-the-Hudson.
the Idea or holding It at
her Fifth avenue residence in New York
having been abandoned because of the
publicity that has attached to the an
nouncement of her engagement.
SAYS DISEASED BEEHS
SOLD TO CROW INDIANS
WASHINGTON. Jan. , , i
eased beef to Crow Indians vrl h knowl
edge of interior department officials was
charged today by Mrs. Helen Pierce
Gray, an investigator, before the senate I
Indian affairs committee e...i.
Senaf"- Townseml's resolution to direct
the Interior department to send the Crow
records to the attorney general for In
vestigation, Mrs. Gray declared that beef
of cattle with lumpy Jaw sold to the
Indians by lessee of their lands had pro
duced lumpy Jaw in the Indians. Senator
Townsend declared he was convinced
gross frauds had been perpetrated on
the Indians and that Investigation should
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Women Who Destroy
Mail Are Sent to Jail
For Eight Months
LONDON. Jan. 9 -8entenre of elgn'
months' Imprisonment were passed In tiv
Old Sessions today on May Illlllnghurs'
nnd loulsa Gay. militant suffragettes r
oently engaged In a campaign of de
struction of the mills. Miss Ullllnghuia:
a cripple, unable to get about except u
a tricycle, Hlready has leen Imprisoned
on several occasion In connection with
the suffrage campaign
Evidence given today showed that let
ter boxes throughout the center ami ill
west end of lxindon had been damaged,
together with their contents, by means
of acids and sticky fluids of arloiis
In ome cares Inflammable matter such
as rags soaked In lamp oil. If ad been In
setted through the silts In the boxes tor
the admission of mall. Many valuable
documents had been .destroyed In this
way. This Included money orders, con
tracts, checks and bank notes.
It wan a matter of difficulty to capture
the perpetrators of the outrages in Un
set, as In most Instances the destructive
fluids were passed Into the boxes In un
corked bottles contained In ordinary envelopes.
NCff I'O ACCUSed. Of
CHICAGO. Jsji. . -William W. Wink- 1 president of the organization, and Mrs M.
field, a negro, who. while an employe or ; T. Scott. picstdent-KeneiHl of tin Pnugb
the Stamlanl Oil company, assisted In ters of the Americnn Itevolutlon.
purloining what are known as the Arch-1 Mis. Hcott had ascended to the pint-
bold letters, ridlouleil a report that $34,000
were paid for tlie letters aud said that
his connection with them was partly
accidental. He said he caught FranK'
Morell. an office lioy, and Charles Stump
taking letter copy books from the file
one day in tfttl or 1M. They promised to
' let him In on the d-eal" If lie would
keep quiet, he declared today, and F. A.
Dennlson, Wlnkfleld's attorney, explained
that hla client accepted their proposal be-
cause the company had refused to raise
his salary, although he hud worked for it
fr eeVeti years
"I don't know how muoh they got."
Wlnkfleld iMld. "but If I was to have re
ceived a third of SIM.'WO I didn't get It. T
cannot say whether the letters published
were the ones stolen by Stump and
Wlnkfleld has been summoned to testify
Saturday before tlie committee investi
gating campaign expenditures on the let
era and their alleged sale to William R.
Will Be Executed for
Murder of His Wife
wlnivn- t. (,a..--, nn.
.. :r rv: xzz ,nr
tT; r . of 'wlfrdeJpUo U,e report"
ui fcuioinsis niu nr piiiiwb p.viiiiiiuiiid ui
insanity. President Taft. after an ex-
haustlve Investigation declined today to
extend clemency to the condemned man,
holding that his condition Is not such
now and was not such s when he com-
mltted the crime as to exempt him from
the resDonslbllltv for murder In the first
The case created a puzzling question of
ethics for official tho propriety ot
hanging a probably Insane man. although
he may have been sane when the crime
The murder was a brutal one, Gonzales i
cutting his wlfes throat on tho street as
she was returning from an errand on
which he had sent her while preparing
to take her life.
House Folding Clerk
TYinnfl TlPPrl IT! fi-flthamt
UULIU UtJdU ill VJUbildlll
NBW YORK, Jan. 9. C. U Sword,
clerk of the folding room In the house of
representatives at Washington, was found
dead a midnight in a squalid room ut a
Seventh avenue lodging house under con
ditions which led the police to start an
Swords, a middle-aged man, dressed in
good clothes, was found by an employe of
the house sitting upright In a chair, dead.
Official papers and a ring were the means
A physician reported death as "prob
ably due to heart failure," but that was
not satisfactory to the police who do not
understand how a man of Swords' type
came to be In such a place. It Is prob
able an autopsy will be ordered.
WASHINGTON. Jan. 9.-C. I Swords,
folding clerk of the house, found dead In
a New Yoik lodging house last night,
had been missing since December 31. He
was 40 years old and was born In Vlcks
burg, Miss. He leaves a .widow. His
body probably will be cared for by the
For Smoking Opium
SHANGHAI. Jan. 9.-Ieth as a pun
ishment for opium smoking was meted
out today to a woman of this city who
persisted In the use of the drug despltn
the stringent manifesto Issued by tho
government on Christmas day, prohibit
Ing the people from Indulging in tho
habit. By order of the governor ot the
province tho woman waa taken to a
publio place and executed by shooting this
afternoon in the presence of a largH
crowd of spectators.
MANAGER OF ST. LOUIS
CLUBvKILLED BY FALL
ST. 1.01' IS, Mo.. Jan. 9. Paul I.uddecke,
manager of the lle'.lerlve Country club,
whose membership Is made up of some of
tiio wealthiest persons in St. Toulrf, wan
found dead today tinker a second story
window of the olub lioafc. ills neck was
l.ioken and dtath was Instantaneous.
ApNtit ntly he had Jiumred or (alien from
i.i . iiuut. I oil.. et hIjou- KlOtiild
i i t t r b i i r i 1 , c t- ujn, u go
. iic4 Hu..i l.iu ni.oie hi! was
President-Elect's Views as to Free
Trade Decide Election in
Democratic League. !
MRS. CROSBY LOSES OFFICE
Mrs. Ayres Eleoted President of
LOSER SCORES NARROW MINDS
Says She Intends to Tell Mr, Wilson
All About It.
MRS. SCOTT RESENTS INSULT
Preside iit-lir nern I of Diiilultters of
TtrToliillon Ordered from I'lnt
liirni When She Noniliintrs
.SlMMTKf nl I'HIIlllllHtr.
WASHINGTON. Jan. 9 Questions
whether Prcsldcnt-elt ct Wilson Is a five
trader and a single tn advocate, and
whether he, together with Senator OGol-
I man if v.. V.,,1, t.S.1 Ii.ru.ul
1 fileven B' a"'' '' the presidents of the
(Woman's National 1 vinix-riith lencue
I caused dissension In debates at the second
I dny'rf selon of the convention of that 01 -
gnliizatlon here today. Thee subjects ptc
clpltated a clash between Mis. John Slier
win Ciosby of New oYrk. the retiring
form from which to make her speech
nominating Mrs. A; res, when she win
asked by the president to step down and
speak from the floor. The announcement
caused much dissatisfaction unions the
delegates. Mrs. Scott after declaring she
j had been Insulted began her nomination
speech, In which she mode the statement
I tlint Mrs. Ayres had been endorsed for
tilc office by' President-elect Wilson and
. .senator O'Gorman.
Nominating and seconding speeches dis
played much feeling at times, and It w-ai
with difficulty that the chair was able
to maintain a semblance of order. Tho
greatest show of feeling came when tho
election for president had been completed
and the announcement made that Mis.
Ayrs had been elected. v
('niiatlc Mneeeli In I, user.
At tills point Mrs. Crosby fiom the
i chair said:
' "I am very glad, ladle, that you have
j elected a new president. Itegaiiitng the
statement referring to Mr, Wilson I wish
j to say that both Mr. and Mrs. Wilson
are friends of mine, and I know he would
not Interfere In nn election of this or
ganization. 1 propose that ho shall hear
ho-w- his namo lias been brought lrto this
affair. I have lost the election because
ofi the question of -whether I am a free'
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19 " cnro t0 preside
mf nT" '
Mr. Crosby's statement was made arte-Mi-s.
Seott had risen to a point of per
sonal privilege and attempted to defend
(Continued on Pago Two.)
! T avfll 1 "RyPdlfQ flnf"
IOVUIU JJi CCtiiVO VJUb
in Illinois Senate
SPnUNGFIHhD. III., tlan. ?.-Insurrec
I tlon broke out anionor tho tmnorntl,
, w(.alo,.s todHy Jolm Mfu,llran ot
, Chicago, who, with Michael H. Cleary of
Gaiona, ,a.l bolted the party conference,
denlnreri lila Intonllnn n r.,oMar- . .u.n
i Uon demanding the resignation of Wnl
, ter I Manny, democratic leader of the
Manny ls charged ly Madlgan xvlth
violating an agreement to appoint Cleary
a member of the committee on commit-
The senate adjourned until Saturday
for a perfunctory session at which an
other adjournment will bn taken until
Senator Walter (iydv Jones, progressive,
stated today that ho and his associates
are ready at any time to form an or
ganization with the progressive democrats
and progressive republicans. He thought
the best plan was for progressives and
republicans to combine and elect I.. Y.
Sherman for the long term and a pro
gressive for the short term.
Petition of Yeiser
Attacked by Kennedy
i From a Staff Correspondent.)
WNCON. Neb.. Jan. 9.-(Speelal.)-Crawford
Kennedy has filed with thn
secretar yof state an objection to the
tltlun filed by John O. Velser asking
that the name of Theodore Roosevelt be
placed upon the republican ballot In Ne
braska in I91C
Mr. Kennedy avers til laws of Ne
braska do not contemplate that the name
of a candidate he placed upon the bal
lot three years before the election. Ho
states that tho petition ls a fraud upon
the republicans Inasmuch as Theodore
Roosevelt Is not a republican, but be
longs to a different and distinct party.
He prays that the secretary of statu dis
regard the petition.
(From a Staff Com-sixindent )
MNCON. Jan. v. (SperJal.)-Senator
W. V. Hoagland of North Platte Is op-l-osed
to the legislature taking any ac
tion In tlie unlverrlty removal agitation.
"( thluK that the onl way to solve the
matter,' said the finiator, "Is to put It
j up 1 1 the pplc by a referendum vot
aid let It be SHttltd that way. It Is a
matter in which every voter In the
stute o.ihiit to buve a chance ntlp
..title and the . piUt..i will have
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.i Xtii up ... U.U u. ilviUK.lv leiuoval nmt
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l''rom the MlnneaHills Journal.
ROOSEVELT AGAINST FUSION
Colonel Says Progressive Party
Should Make No Alliances.
.WELCOMES ALL HONEST MEN
ItcptilillcmiN mill DriiiiM'rntn Are
Antral to 1,'iiinn lillo. riirrr lllilt
Moose Cnmi nnd lie
NliW VOUK, Jan. ft.-Theodole lloose
velt replied today to u propoill advanced
by Frank A. Muuvey yesterday to biliu
the ptugrcHslvc nr.d repiinllcnti parties to
gether, lie said:
"I am simply speaking as one of I lu
men in the ranks of the progressive party.
Personally 1 stlormiy feel that we should
no more enter Into a combination with
the republican machine than with toe
democratic miirhlne. I firmly believe that
all good progressives who may happen
yet to adhere to either the republican
party or tlie democratic party will In tho
end see that the chance for honest gov
ernment and for the practical achieve
ment of nodal and industrial Justice lies
In the progressive party and only In tluj
"We welcome all honest men who be
lieve In our principles. If they come In
with us they shall have exactly the share
that any other people hawi of the party
management. I hold that we are under
tho same obligations to ex-duinocrats Wki
Judge l.lmlsey and Don Dickinson, as to
'To my mind the whole attitude of
those at iiresent responsible for the lead
ership and management of the republican
party shows that It -would bo folly to In
to combine with them."
Rioters Set Fire
to Coal Mine and
CIIARUCSTON. W Va.. Jan. ! Itlot
ing has been resumed In the Paint Creek
section of the Kanawha coal field,
where a strike has been In progress
since last spring, according to reports re
ceived by the military authorities here
this afternoon! The Standard mine of
the Standard (ias Coal company was
fired and today was reported as burning
The crew of a coal train was attacked
I near the Holly drove railroad yards, not
far from a camp maintained by the strik
ing miners. Thn men were driven from
the train by scores of shots fired from
Naval Tug Sonoma is
Safe at Guantanamo
WAHHINOTON. Jan. 9. -The naval tug
Sonoma, which loft Humpton Roads with
the Panther, arrived at Utiatanumo to
day. No word lias been received from
the Panther, but naval officials Insist
that there Is no reason to fear for Its
ROCK ISLAND OFFICIALS
ROt'K ISLAND. Jan. 9 -Alleged graft
ing among county officials resulted t.
day In the uirist of Hnp-rvisors H. It
Wright rfiid H. II. Sleight on charges pi -f
I red b- Pollen Magtstiute ('. J. Smith.
I'll Hileged that tlie two took money
tiuiu'tlie count..' Illegally. The county
i.uuiil has dppiopiUt il t.itul to .-.i.plo.i
ip.-il.. 'iu.,i to -o tttHt i" the ,.. i
tit. l nia(i 'llU.rS .h I Hl I' l)M,.
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The New White House Cow
jCAM You A
' WILMAM? (SURE,
.lhUbVIuJCI k i
The National Capital
'riiursiln.o , .Iniiuiirj II, I PCI.
The seiiHt? convehed at noon.
J. N. Ilclsliell of Utile, Rock, Aril.,
sworn; In as snoeesxor of the late Senator
Jeff Davis. ,
Closing argument of defense In trlu) of
U ud A rcjibuid - br0ii 4-f o uU rt,.uf
4 ' v1Th il oil .'
The house 'convened at noon,
(tanking ami eurreiipy committee voted
to certify to speaker for conlempt,
tlrorge C Henry, for tefiiHAl to answer
certain questions before nionoy trust In
Views on changes In the financial Hys
tcm henid by currency reform committee.
Hearing of vuriolis tuteiests oil revi
sion of schedule "H" of tho tariff before
ways and means i'onimltt-
Secretary .Stlmson advocated restora
tion of aimy canteen at hearing before
military affairs committee.
Notlco of contest of re-flectlon of
Representative Kent, first California dln
trlcl. filed by 1. a. y.umwnlt. defeated
Quarter Million Bail
Bond for Tveitmoe
and Clancy is Filed
SAN FRANC MOO, Cul.. Jan. .Hall
bond In the sum of IHO.Oilu for the i
leaso of Olaf A. Treltmoe and Eugene
Clancy, the convicted dynamite con
spirators sentenced to six years In thn
federal prison at Leavenworth were
llhd here today with the. Fnlted Slnies
The bonds will be forwarded to leaven
worth, Kan., wiioiv they must be signed
by Tveltmod nnd Clan-ay before they are
submitted to Judge Anderson, who tiled
the case. '
I.1JAVKN WORTH, Kan.. Jan.
Warden McCJaughry of the federal prison
here ald this afternoon he had reee'.ved
no notification of the acceptance by a
federal court of ball bonds for the releanp
of Olaf A. Tveitmoe and K. A. Clancy. If
the usual procedure were followed, he
said, the completed bonds would be sent
by mall and several days must elapse be -fore
the men could be released.
Argues for Canteen
WASHINGTON. Jan. 9. In favor of
the restoration of the army canteen. Sec
retary Btlmsnu. Surgeon General Torney,
lirlgadler General Wotherspoon nnd Rep
resentative Ilartholdt of Missouri ap
peared today before the house military
affairs committee to urge Mr. B.irtholdt'T
bill for that purpose.
Secretary Stlmson said that without the
canteen conditions were worse than when
the sale of beer and light wines was al
lowed at army posts.
Secretary Stlmson testified that tlx
government was anxious to clean out the
red light district In Colon before th
Panama canal opens for traffic. He said
that on his recent visit to Panama he at
tempted to open negotiations for the gov
ernment to buy ten acres comprising the
dlstrlst, but was unable to do so despite
his offer of a high price. Such acquisition
would have to he by treaty with Panama.
Surgeon General Torney, I'. S. A., said
at tlw Presidio li California there had
been much Intiinperance among wildlers
because of the lajge number of saloons
Jiitt oulslde (ho post.
"When men come Into the army." said
General Ionard Wood, chlsf of staff,
"from families where drinking Is per
iiniwd i.iui lii.il no place vhi-ie they can
bi. a il. ink it puis them in fircaiious
luUll. ' il f. It t: -J. Ul till ' .iw-r.i
..nun- niiii 'w Miii,
, PIONEERS ELECT OFFICERS
M. J. Fecnan is Named as President
at Election Held Yesterday.
JONATHAN EDWARDS SECRETARY
Aiisrtisdis lioeliurr U Treasurer anil
.'Mrs. II, fUetlr Adklstnnn
We'rrlar .New Rooms
to lie Decorated. . (
M, j. Fecniiu was elected president Of
to Douglas County Plonecra' aasoclaUon
at n mretliig eld ytstiirday aftefhoon In
te county court oust.
William Klcrstead, Ul year ,-ild. was
nlso nominated, but he objected to the
honor, ringing he thought other were
more deserving of it. "Hesldns," said he,
"I want to be 'president tvveifty yrnrs
fiom now and In ' the ' meautltiu give
others a chance." '
Jonathan iCdwur'ds. who hail liern
slated for Hie nffl ly the association's
executive committee, desired to remain
In the office of proletary. The rules were
suspended and his case was disposed of
first. Ills wishes were granted nnd ho
was vc-iilet-ted secietury. mid by a vote,
paid $W for his services during the last
The other officers elected are: Vcle
presidents. Fred Krug, sr.: I-afnyette
Shipley, John F. McArdle, Huns Ander-i-on.
Peter Mangold, Mrs. Henrietta M.
Pees and Sirs. Mary H. Horensou.
.Mis. Chillies 11. Flsette was the unani
mous rholc for usslslant secretary. Au
gustus Lochner waa made titnsurer.
A commltteK tu arrange for the associ
ation's mid winter social wus named as
follows: William I. Kterstrad, Harry Clal
bourne, Joseph Redman, Mrs. C. II.
Flsettr, Mir. Josephine Carrol, Martin
Diinhum, Mrs. S. L. Wright. Mrs. Julia
Li-ach, Mrs. Sam Rees, sr.; Augustus
Lochiifr. John A. Demiiater ami Mrs.
The association passed a resolution tx.
rlndlng other organizations from thn
loom ionnt0 I in the court house by
thn county commissioners' It was pointed
out that the ii'ssbclnlloit Intends o dtcor
ate the loom wilh photographs ot fonnei
piesldciiU and deceasnil pioneers and
equip It with handsome, furniture which
would be too valuable to entrust to or
ganizations which might use the room.
Mr. Klerstead announced that he had
a large picture of Kdward Rosewater
which he would donate to tho organiza
tion to be hung In the association's qtiar.
A committee will he appointed by tlie
association to pass on pictures submitted.
Thirty-five- new members were enrolled
In the organization. Among them was 1-1-ward
lllack. an rally, settler and old
newspaper man of Omaha.
Against the Eastern
NKW YORK, Jan. 9.The government's
petition for a permanent Injunction
against the Eastern States Retail Lum
ber Dealers' association, alleged to be a
combination in restraint of trade, was
granted today by the federal district
court. Final arguments for aud against
the Injunction were heard a few weeks
jNEW YORK COURT DECIDES
i SUIT AGAINST LAWYER
NEW YORK. Jan. . Attorney John
j It. Gleatou lost Ills suit today against
I Mrs. Mary Copley Thaw to recover i3.-
O.O counsel fees for defending her son.
Ilk .y K Th..w at his first trial for
. il i lilt Itoeial couit ordered a Uc-
jclslon In Mis. Thaws favor, with costs.
MOREHEAD TAKES ON
DUTIES OF GOVERNOR
AS CROWDS APPLAUD
Simple Inauguration Ceremony is
Watched by Large Assemblage
in House Chamber.
, NEW GOVERNOR READS MESSAGE
Makes Many Recommendations to
ALDRIOH PRESENTS HIS VIEWS
Retiring Governor Makes Some Sug
gestions for Changes.
BOTH RECOMMEND ECONOMY"
Mr annuo Alike In Many I'nrllcnlftr,
tltli llUhl UlTrrttrncr on Some
Pnlnla nnd Wide Differ
rner on Others.
From a Staff Correspondent.)
LNI'OLN. Jan. n.-dSr-e.lal Telf-grAm.)
-Ilefore a Joint session of-the lurislatute
snd In thn presence of. a Crowd whl ii
completely filled representative halt ard
tho gallery John If. Morehead was In
augurated governor of Nebraska and tin
candidate elected In November took tin
oath of office. The outgoing governor.
Chester H. Aldrlnh. nri the Incomlnt,
executive delivered their recommendation
to the legislature.
Chief Justice Rees eadmtnlstered til
osth nnd It wss subscribed to by h II
the officers except Attorney Onern.1
Martin, who was In the supreme coin t
trying a case In whleh the state was a
party. Mr. Martin took the oath beiol.
Miss Murphy, a notary Hi his office.
Representative hall was In no war
decorated for the occasion and there were
no frills about the affair.
Two Uovernors Appear.
President Pro Tern. Kemp of the senate
ptosldrnt and after the roll otll he at
ono Introduced Governor Aldrlch, who
dellveied his message,' requiring almost
two hours to do so. Then the oath who
administered to Governor-elect Morehead,
who read his message, which was bnsf
I He received considerable applause, as I
progressed, raising his first laugh when
he advocated malting a reformatory out
of the Soldiers' 1ome at Mllford, In
stead of thn hom at Grand Island,
teenmmrnded by the outgoing governor
Secretary of Stat Walt, during tho mer
liment voiced ills opposition to .both sug
gestions. ,oltht Governor AIdrch and Governor
Morehead recatvevi the closest attention
and 'boti voulri be heard distinctly at
the far corners of.1,h e,eha.mbr Mr.
Aldrlch and hr daughter and Mrs. Mui -head
and her son and daughter "were- hi
the audience, as were many visttoia from
thn stats,' 1
From Oinalm and South Omaha we
Mayor Dahlmhh, Toih Flynn, le
Bridges, Joa hutler'. John Mahoney, Vile
MoDonough, Harry Flehariy. ex-Seiiatn,'
Tanner, John Franek, oJn Plvonka', Ru
dolph Vechout and ,W. F. Stoec(e,r
After the adjournment of the Joint ses
slon lioth branches adjourned until Tues
day afternoon at 1:30 o'clock.
.Morehend'a nri-iiiiinir tidntions.
Ill the opening sentences, of. hit In
augural address, GuVsrnor1 Morehead can
Honed the legislators to (is careful about
appropriations. "lCconomy Is a fcubllo
virtue, as well as a private," said the
governor. He suggests that appropria
tion hills be made a special order In the
house beginning on the twenty-fifth day
of the session, and continue at the head
of the house calendar until disponed of,
thus getting them over to the, venule In
good season for thorough consideration
by the upper house.
For the new board ot control the guv-
' ernor says he will eni'leaVor to -naiiitl
(honest men who have' succeeded In their
j own business. In the matter ot legisla
tion, the governor recommends
' Opposition to the removal of th Cnl
I verslty from the city campus to th
state farm. a
A law to permit county boards to em-
ploy expert help at cqunty farms ,
The abolition of contract prison labor!
I convicts to be employed on roads or
i farms, or In making clothing and other
articles for stat uses.
1 To make It a felony to Illegally trafflo
In opiates within the penltentlarr.
To convert the Mlldford soldiers' hdm
I Into a reformatory and improve the Grand
, Islatid Home to the extent necessary t
1 take care of all the old soldiers and
I sailors ot the state. .
A new and comprehensive road law.
i For the control of the waler power ut
Opposes the sale of school lanas.
To extend the work of. the Industrial
Hohool for Roys at Kearney.
, Provision for dividing ins suprenm
I court Into sections.
i Election of supreme court Judges by
; Removal of Judicial elections from par
. tisan politics. '
I Workmen's comiensaton aot th uo
' ernor says he Is entirely unfamiliar with
i the subject). .
- Amending the corporation tax taw to
i increase the tax- levied ,on the larger cor
: potations.' ....
, Abolish party circle from ballots,
i To facilitate registration of voters, and
1 preserve purity of registration! to permit
contest of primary election, und to per
I (Continued on Page Two,)
"A. B. C. of Omiha"
In the want classified
section of this puner you
will dnily find the "A. B.
C. of Omahn," a depart
ment that includes some
of the leading firniB, iu
various Hues, in the city.
It tells just what they sell,
andx just where you can
ohtaiu the best in the city.
Turn to the want ad pagoa
and read the "A. B. G, of
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