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ad onrmlrs, antl why It wields n
Influence for public Rood.
VOL. XU1-KO. 179.
OMAL1A. MONDAY MORNING, .JANUARY 111, HUH
HLNCtLIfl COPY TWO CENTS.
ATTEMPT TO KIDNAP
FICKLE HEIRESS PUTS
YOUNG MAN IN JAIL
Wreck of Speeding Taxicab Against
Monument Results in Release
SEIZE GIRL IN FRONT OF HOME
'Supervisor Sinclair Declares that
She Went Back on Him. .
CHAUFFEUR, TOO, TAKES HAND
Starts to Polioe Station, but Loses
Control of Car.
VICTIM DAUGHTER OF RICH MAN
l ou us' Womnii Uecltirra Aluluelor Is
Suitor Rejected by I Iff uu
. iiiucTOiiB Occnaloiia lit
ALLENTQWN, Pa, Jan. IS. What i
declared by tho police ami the parents
of the girl to' hare been u sensatlonut
uttepipt at kidnaping ended when u taxi
cab In which the yomiif woman wus be
ing whti led away by two men late to
day crashed Into the soldiers' monu
ment at Center squuro and led to the
Mr rest of tho aliened abductors.
The girl Is Miss Anna Stockel, S3 years
old daughter of ono. of Allcntown's
most prominent citizens and ti prospec
tive heiress of a quarter of a million dol
lars. The men who at.o charged with the ab
duction aro Samuel Sinclair, a state high
way supervisor, and his friend It. AVul
ter Starr, a student in. ft nearby uni
versity. The two men wcro committed
to Jail tonight In default of ball.
Illnmea Persistent Suitor.
According to the story told by Miss
Stcckel. she nad rejected the attentions
of flnolalr on numerous occasions, but
ho persisted in trying- to call on her; To
day she was returning from a shopping'
tour and noticed a taxicab standing nea
t)io front of her home, which Is In Al
lentown's fashionable residential section.
As she was about to enter her home,
Miss Stecket said, she was seized by
two men. whom she recognized as Sin
clair and Starr, and was forced Into the
cab despite her struggles and cries.
The driver of the taxicab in taking up
the story .at this point said he had been
engaged at noon today by the two men
for a "wedding." "When the girl was
forcibly thrust Into the cab, he said, ho
B-'spuctcd something was wrong and when
given the order to drive "fast Into the
qountry" he determined to take the party
to the POlIco station.
",Chr rCrn n h Vt u t o - 31 o u u me u t . ..
. T,he chauffeur .drpvjj Into Allentawn a
main street at "terrific speed, Cut In ap
proaching Center square ho was unable
to turn his machine quickly enough and
crashed Into tho monument.
A policeman heard the cries of tho girl
and took the entire party to the police
station. After the girl told her story of
having been taken forcibly from her horn
and of the men throwing a blanket over
her head In the taxicab, she was taken
homo by her parents, who had been sum
moned. At the police station tonight Sinclair
said that the girl loved him and that
they were to have been married in spite
of tho father's objections, but that the
K rl went back on him. Sinclair's parents
live in Kennett Square. Pa. He is about
au years old. Starr U a resident of
LINCOLN BUSINESS MEN
ARE AGAINST REMOVAL
, Besides the opposition or
Morehead to the proposed removal of the
University of Nebraska to the state farm,
there will be a distinct opposition to the
movement from some of the business men
of Lincoln, according to members of tho
Douglas county delegation to the state
legislature, who are spending a few days
In Omaha. They say many of the Lincoln
business men are going to lobby against
the removal and will use their Influence
to whatever extent they can on tho Lan
caster county delegation. They are mak
ing the plea that the young men who
work their way through the university
would be at a disadvantage it the Insti
tution were moved to tho state farm
Just outside the city limits.
Most of the Douglas county delegation
wlU spend today in Omaha. They came
over Thursday evening or Friday morn
ing, taking advantage of the adjournment
i Forecast for Monday:
For Nebraska-Fair Sunday and Mon-
flav: slightly warmer Monday.
For Iowa-fair, slightly warmer.
nr.. Hnntli Dakota Local snows,
quuo so com.
Teiuprtarei al " . r-. ........ .
i' '" i
i U. III.... '
8 a. m
a a. in ..,
10 a. in
11 a. m
1 p. m
S p. m.y
3 p. iuf,
5 p. m
6 p. m
Comparative Loeal Record,
1913. 1912. 1911. 1910.
Highest yesterday.. -8 8' 25 ;j
Ixiweet yesterday 27 .?
Mean temperature '-'j f
Temperature and praclpltatlon depar
;ures from the normal
Normal temperature M
Oeflcleney for the day 19
Total excels since March 1 110
ormal precipitation 03 Inch
Oeflclenoy for the day 03 Inch
Total rainfall since March 1.... 35. 67 Inches
Deficiency since March 1 S.M Inches
Defleleiry for cor. period, 1911. ll.&S inclwi
Deficienc y tot cor. period, 1910.14. Si Inches
Indicates below sera
T lndicaUn trace of proelpltatlon.
r. a. WELSH. Local Forecaster.
WILL ADDRESS THE PALIMPSEST
CLUB MONDAY EVENING.
Ult. REUBEN GOLD TI1WA1TES,
. i -
Packers Ordered to
Expend Million on
131onfa in PViino rvr
J- ICvJ-LUu 111 UillUCuU -ronoi, territorial army. With tho elec-
tlon of president coming on Friday next
CHICAGO, Jan. 12. Charges against 1 the polltlcut.ltuatlon has becomo greatly
Chicago meat packing firms wero mad j j confused, with indications pointing to a
today by State Factory Inspector Ed- stirring week.
ward T. Davles. Tho puckers must make ' The reinstatement Incident let to dra
J1.000.0CO woith of Improvements In their ! malic hesslons of the cabinet, at which
plants to safeguard the lives of their em- Mlllerand explained that ho felt In
ployes or face trial on more than 100
separate charges, according to the report.
Factory inspectors have been working
on tho packing plants for tho last ten
days compiling a list of alleged law vlo
latlons. All the best known
meat puckers are Involved lit the charges.
The charges Include everything from ab
sence of safeguards to lack of sanitary
precautions. Following arc somo of tha
Machinery not properly spaced, making
accidents of dully occurrence.
Belts, cogs and shafting not protected.
Floors slippery, permitting men to fall
against moving machinery.
Elevator service Inadequate" and unpro
tected. No rails on slippery steps.
No signal service Io engine rooms, mak
ing It Impossible to stop machinery In
stantly after, accidents.
Wash rooms dirty and Insufficient in
Ventilation Inadequate, causing foul air.
Inadequate safeguards against explo
sions. 1 , '.
"There are too many accidents at th-j
stock yards," sad Mr. Davles today. "I
ordered, certain changes a year- ago and
gave,, tho packers up to now to mako
them. I believe a year Is long enough for
them to do so."
Hugh Murphy is in
Hugh Murphy, paving contractor, liv
ing at Twenty-eighth and Harney
streets, is in a very serious condition
and the physicians in charge give out
little hopo for his recovery. Mr. Murphy
was stricken with heart trouble last
week and has been sinking since, al
though there was a slight turn for the
better reported Saturday. I
His sons, Hugh and Rldhard, who are
now at Hot Springs,
Ark., have been
MERCURY IN MIDDLE WEST
WILL RISE BY TOMORROW
WASHINGTON? Jan 12.-The week
will ojien with a cold wave east of the
Mississippi river, and low temperature
will continue during the first half of the
week? with generally fair weather, ac
cording to the weekly bulletin Issued by
the weather bureau today.
"In the middle west," says the bulle
tin, "temperatures will be rising by
Tuesday, preceding and attending the
eastward movement of a low pressure
area now over the Pacific northwest.
Snows will uccompany this depression
and by Tuesday will cover the western
portion of the coouohtry except the west
gul fstates. To the eastward rain and
snow and rising temperatures may be ex
pected after the middle of tho week,
while In the west there will be a return
to fair and colder weather with the east-
ward movemen. Another high uressure
. - " .
SIDNEY BARRINGTON DEAD
FROM GAS ASPHYXIATION
KW YORK, Jan. 12.-Sldney Barring -
'ton, onco widely known as, an actor, is.
dead from gas asphyxiation in his toorn
turned on. He left a letter "To be opened
. inaav. me uiiiiKiueu jei iiuwiik utcn i
In case of accident." which showed that
area now Is over Alaska. Toward " the j ' "u nl uu vmm unuir was iaKcn I AVer. Brae Rurn Country ciun; nowdin
end of the week another disturbance will tonight, when ex-Premler Combes con- w Peron, Merlon Cricket club; Knowl
appear over the far northwest, accom- voked a meeting for Monduy next of'ton u Ames, Glenvlew club,
panled by rising temperatures and unset-1 members of tho dumqcratlc group In tho j T1)e cnoice 0f a team of professionals
tied weather. .senate, of which party he Is chairman, I t(J t0 BnBiand and Franco this year
Hour. Deg. lhe had been grieving over tup ueain or
0 a. m -4.hls wite In San Franclsoo a year ago
i and asked that Mrs. a. Bishop of llarap-
. . ..... .
tton couit. San'FTanclsoo. or ms i-year-
3 eld son, Sdney. at the same address', be
TWENTY-EIGHT INJURED IN
COLLISION OF FRISCO TRAINS
MILFAY, Okl., Jan. .12. Twenty-eight
persons were Injured, none seriously, this
afternoon when two St. Louis & San
Franclaco passenger trains collided
head-on." The trains were northbound No.
403. and southbound No. 407.
The accident was "caused by the In-
ability of tha portor of the northbound
train to throw a switch, which was held
faft by the Ice on the track. Th.e engl-
peer on the southbound train saw the
gieen light on the switch and supposed
tlio n nl xs-aa-l nUai
Dr. Games Rrlrased.
MEXICO CITY, Jan. It-Dr. Francisco
Vasquez Gomez, who was arrested re-cf-rtl',
on a charge, of rebellion based on
an Intercepted letter signed by his name,
was released today on a 3,000-peso bond,
FRENCH WAR LEADER
Ministerial Crisis Precipitated by
Reinstatement of Dreyfus '
TO ELECT PRESIDENT FRIDAY
Reopening of Old Case Gives Re- i
public Stirring Week.
ADVERSELY AFFECTS POINCAIRE
'Chances of Election at Versailles
Congress Are Lessened.
PREMIER IN HARD POSITION
Admits If Hi 1 1 ml Hern lonaulled
by Wnr .Minister Mlllernnd. Paty
de Clnni' Would .Not IIhvc
PARIS, Jan IS. Alexandre Mlllerand.
who won a reputation at homo and
abroad hi a great war minister, resinned
'from that office today. M. l.ebrun.
minister of colonies, has been appointed 1
"""Ister of war. and M. Besnard under
secretary of finance, replaces M, lie-
brun, the under-secretnrynhlp In the
of finance being
This ministerial crisis was the direct
I outcome of the reinstatement of Lieu-
tenant Colonel Du Paty do Clam in the
honor bound to re-establish Du Paty de
Clam in fulfilment of a promise made bjv
his predecessor in tho war ministry, M.
Messlmy, but as this act was causing
serious attacks against the ministry, ho
uewireu io niumrtm.
The immster or agriculture, juiee
Pains, who is opposing Premier Polncalre
for the presidency of the republic, ex
presses regret that M. Mlllerand had
seen fit to take such a responsible polltl- i
cal step without consulting his col- j
Polneulre Not Consulted.
Premler Polncalre himself admitted t
that hud the minister of war conferred
with him ho could not have seen his way
clear to ratifying tho ro-lnstatement of
Du Paty do Clam. Nevertheless, he
wnnted to stand by the war minister and
believed It was tho duty of the entire
ministry to resign. The decision of tho
cabinet to remain In offlco la accredited
to tho Influence of Arlstlde Brland, min
ister pf Justice who strongly opposed
Hiich a' step at a moment, when, as he
put It, the external sltuatlonrw'ascritleal
and when Franco should observo a strong
consecutive foreign ,pollcy.
Late this afternoon M. MUlerand's
resignation was accepted and the cabinet
1 The press generally .regards M. Millor-
and's initiative In reinstating Du Paty
I Do Clam as imprudent, expressing the
I opinion that the war minister should
havo conferred with his colleagues be
forehand, no the reinstatement of a man
who hud pluyed.a prominent rale in the
Dreyfus controversy was certain to
awaken criticism in the ranks of tho
republicans and revlvo old passions.
The opinion seems to prevail In some
political - circles that tho resignation of
M. Mlllerand may lessen M. Polncalre's
chances of victory at the Versailles con
gress, which will name the presWent on
Eevive Dreyfus Case!
PARIS, Jan. 11. The reinstatement
signed by President Fnllleres yesterday
of Lieutenant Colonel Du Paty de Clam,
one of the leading characters in the
Dreyfus treason trial, to his former rank
of lieutenant colonel In the French terri
torial army has caused such a sensation
In .parliamentary circles here that It
threatens to affect the approaching elec
Frenchmen, generally aro 'opposed to
any attempt to revlvo the Dreyfus , case,
but the opposition to the Polncalre niln
Istry Is seizing upon tho Incident as
means of attacking the ministry and
Injuring, It possible. Premier Polncalre's
i cnances tor mo pieBuency or tho re-
chances for tho JneBlJency of tho re
Tho first aotual step in connection with
I 41. ".. 11.. 4 . . J l ! x a
iu . wu uu .inni i uiiiswue-
ARLINGTON FARMER LOANS
I inn nniiru Tn ni-n a n r-r
i mo muwui IU H OinHliUCn
, UBViill. Jan. j2.-((-peclal Telegram.)
J Edward mgenkemp, aged CO, loaned $Jl
j to a '"" 'ho latter could have tlm
I to ko to the Continental Trust company
' 1 . I . .. I i. i , . ,
" " w.w.. inoc.,.
H genkemp waited on tho corner at Hlx-
' uu i cHls iur mjre ina!
nn 1, ua l.An,.... ........... ..
i thinr wrong. Then ho notlHed the pollc..
and gave a description or the man, re
sjlt!ng In the wrrest of James Murphy,
aged &!, a lato arrival from San Fran
c'sco, Hlgenkemp, who Is a farmer living near
Arlington, Neb., Identified Murphy as the
man to whom he loaned the money.
SOLDIERS' MONUMENT TO I
BE ERECTED IN TABOR
it i,virnAn t T.in ona.ui
, a proposition Is mado to oreot to a.I
; 0Wa oldlers of the civil war a monument
at Tabor. Io. Tho cost Is to be I10.UA
j Henry r.alrd of Kansas. City, who way
hlm80f a soidiar and had two brother J
! . . at
im ine war. proponea io jnve -o.vw. ar
city of Tabor to donate u II xum
this purpose. Mr. LalTd appoint as trub
tees of the fundt F. M. La'rd. Ceorr
V. Kstes and W. H. Greenwood, all cf
TKWWtflEW,, , V Si. NO
Fnnn the lndlarmicdl Newk.
i WILSON TALKS OF BUSINESS
Must Grow Big Only in Contact
ATTACKS MONOPOLY OF CREDIT
Prrnldent-Kleet Hnyn Honest ."Men
.N'cmt Are lit DlmdMintnito In Till
Country lleenuse llusliteaa
Method Mot Trusted.
CHICAGO, Jan. 12. Big business, Its
right to growth and Us duties to the
country were discussed by President-elect
Woodrow Wilson, In a speech beforo the
Commercial club of Chicago last night.
"I don't care how big a ijusmcss grows,
provided it grows big In contact with
ecn competition," he said,
Among Governor Wilson's' auditors
w-cre bank presidents, railroad prcsl
dents and heads of great business eu-
terprlscs. Seated near htm wero Govor-
nor Deneen, a republican, and Governor
elect Dunne, a democrat.
Contrary to expectations, tho governor
wns not spoken to by local polItlclunB
In reference to the. senatorial situation
In Illinois. Ills only catler today was
Charles It, Crane, who frequently lias
been mentioned as a cabinet possibility.
All Most Have Uqunl Clinnee.
The governor declared that success of
enterprise depehded upon.thoqiicnlng upj
to tlie .ranlc and. filo of the nation ,not
qnlj-ts physical '.resources, b business
credit as well.
Men had testified under oath, he said,
to tho existence of an Innor "circle," to
whom credit was obtainable to tho ex
elusion against whom that Inner circle
sought to discriminate. ,
"1 am not drawing an Indictment
against the banking system," ho said.
"That already has been convicted. But
1 do refer to the basis of credit In busi
"I tell you frankly that It 1 permitted
NEW YORK, Jan. 12.-Robert C. Wat
son was elected president of tho United
Stutes Golf association nt the annunl
meeting' of the association here tonight
and John Reld, Jr., of tho St. Andrews
Golf club, was elected to the secretary-
ship, vacated by Mr. Watson. was atruoK rriuay aiiernouo i u
The national amateur championship was Pacific train at Twenty-slxth and Ban
awarded to the east and will be held on j croft, died last night at St. Joseph s hos
the links of the Garden City Golf club pltal- h sustained a fracture of the
on Long Island. Tho open championship ' skull and Internal Injuries In the aecl
was awarded to the Country club of dent.
r, ,ii. m.. Th. Wilmington. Del. I The little girl, with Leona Ivruitky, wns
Country club, by a close vote, was given
the women's national championship event.
v," daUs for these ..vents were left
I open, to be determined by the executive
a I the association rhose Milton Dargnn and
of j Frank L. Woodward vice presidents and
R. Pyne, 2nd, Garden city uou
Th executive committee comprised.
I nharles L. Allen. Chicago; Harry I
I r . .. . ...1
. was left t0 tno executive committee,
BS puVVrrrtionTamaU -
championship this year was held out by
TWO iVien AllloLl 111
SAVANNAH. Ga.. Jan. ll.-Harry
Rolirnemann of Savannah, and ' Ernst
nourneniann of Now Orleans, were In
stantly killed when their automobile j
turned over on the Savannah automo
bile course today. M. Jacob and Baron
George Knoop of Moscow, Russia, who j
were In the car, were siigntiy injurej,
The negro chauffeur was probably fa
OLD-TIME MINING MAN
RIIRMFn IN HIS CABIN
i DBADWOOD. S. D.. Jan. 12.-(Spec.al
I Telegram.) When neighbors went to tho
I ... rtii i o.a.nnBnn nttA nt h nUl
time mining men. living twenty miw
eouth of here, early this morning they
parently built too hot a fire, which Ignited" S SUMMONED TO PALACE
the shnek and burned him In his bed. j CT. PETERSBURG, Jun. ll.-Dr. Ostro
Swanson owned a large ucreago of ground gorsky, who treated Crown Prince Al
and was well known In the Hills, tie j 0xls while he wus' III at Spala, waa sum
was 56 years old und leaves brothers t moued to Tsarskoe-55elo today Ur Os-
'tie Hills and one somewhere In No-
Italian Pardoned by
Mayor; Is Deported
By Government Order
.Too Tuclllo. an Italian,, sentenced to
twenty days in the county. Jiill on a
charge of vagrancy soVcral weeks ago,
wns purdone-d by Mayor Dahlumn Sat
urday afternoon only to bo reunosted
by Federal Immigration Inspector Alton,
who held a warrant for-hlA orvortfttlon on
a charge of uudcslrablllty. Inspector
Allen was notified by tho police when
Allen was arrested and whllu in Jail the
formalities of securing tho deportation
papers were accomplished. Yesterday Mr.
Allen asked the mayor to release the mnn
and Inst night he wan taken to St. Louis.
Ho will be shipped to New York next
week and with 100 other undesirables will
Tuclllo wns taken In a raid on a dis
orderly placo and Is alleged by the police
to have forced tho inmates to pay him
a pcrcontago of all receipts.
Five Years for Nolen
is Judge's Sentence
After debating for two hours the Jury
In tho Dlggs Nolen case returned a ver
dict of guilty on two counts, one pf using
the federal penitentiary at Fort Leaven
worth, and a fine of 100 on each count,
the imprisonment sentences 'to run con-
currently. This makes the sentences in
effoct ono sentence to flvo years and a
fine of 1200. tho fine bring equivalent to
sixty days In tho penitentiary. If Nolen
behaves himself, which tho authorities be
llovo he will not. he will reduco his full
I time, the fines Included, to three years
i and eight months.
attorney. Arthur Mullen, moved
I for a now trial and the motion was over-
ruled. Mullen did not Indicate whether
an appeul will be taken. An appeal would
bo to the t'nlted States circuit court tit
Grirl Struck by Train
Is Dead at Hospital
i Margaret Kiisciuti. ogeu w years, woo
on her way homo from the Polish Roman
.! thoUc parish school. Her parents live
at 2513 South Twenty-nlnth street.
I , ,
, Will St)eak On MOUdaV
. ' ' All UMOOIN. Wll IVIVIIUCDJ
Prof. ReuDen Gold Thwaltes, holding
the chair of history at Wisconsin uni
versity, will speak befor the Palimpsest
club at the Omaha club Monday night on
the subject "Mission ot Local lllstory."
Prof. Thwaltes will stop in Omaha while
on his way to Lincoln to deliver an ad
dress before tho Nebraska State Histori
iFUN OF JOHN D. MURPHY
HELD.AT ST. JOHN'S CHURCH
The funeral of John D. Murphy was
held Suturday morning at ! o'clock at
his late residence, 313 North Central
boulevard, and St. John's Collegium
1 church. '
Mr. 'Murphy was one of the early sett-
lers of Omaha, enguglug Ip a real estate
business unci later being In the employ
of the Union Pacific.
. .. . . I.. , t 11.
J lie imil nui urril III kwu uraiiu iui
about a year prnvious to pis ueain wiuun
i occurred unexpectedly Wednesday.
Mr. Murphy Is survived !' Iiti widow,
sons and daughters. John K. .Murphy of
Suit Lake City, and Mrs. J. II. Mclntyro
of Kansas City, both of whom arrived In
time for the funeral; Kva Murphy. Cath
ryn Murphy. Margaret Murphy, and Cos-
i,nor v- J-urP"y of o.aha.
I tok". al T the esteem and loyo In which
The pallbearers were: J. II. Bennett,
P. F. Kelley, J. J.
.. . n ,, ,
Muhoney, Dan Ilutler and Fred Smith.
! crown prince's physician
trogorsky Is noted as a physician In the
J treatment of children's ailments.
marls toMlpfcaid-andtho-iithQr,to -fiTfri71inSratlo'irV'jMAssntY
!HB fictitious names, to def rifti'd. I wri. .lunnrors: 'llSlteainUh .' RntV laf Itt
Nqleu wns senioijced -to five.- years In u. -FrnnclB, former secrSlarles of tho'ln-
MRS. CLEVELAND HONORED
Widow of Former President Again
Visits White House.
FIANCE ALSO IS AT
Miiterlnlniiieiit by President nnd
Mrs. Tuft Iteenlls WeililliiHT
Supper Knlloirlnir Murrlnue
WASHINGTON, Jnn. 12.-Mr. Grovcr
Cleveland, as tho guest of Prosldcnt nnd
Mrs. Tafl at a dinner given In her honor,
sat yesterday evening In the stale dining
ronm of the White House, whole more
than twenty-six years ugo she sat at Iter
wedding supper as the bride of presiueni
Cleveland. It was Mrs. Cleveland's first
visit to the White House, where she wns
married Juno 2, 1SS0, nlncn she left there
March I, ISO, after Mr. Cleveland's sec
ond term. As a compliment to Mrs.
Clevoland threo members of President
Cleveland's cabinet and two widows of
,hls cabinet members were guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Tatt, as wero also Mrs. Benja
min Harrison, widow of President Har
rison, and Prof. Thomas J. Preston, to
whom Mrs. Cleveland Is cngUBcd to bo
Covers for fifty-two wero laid at tho
table, which was decorated with Jonquils
nnd maidenhair ferns. The offlcluls ot
terlor, and Hilary A. Herbert, former
secretary of tho navy. Mrs. David R.
Francis, Mrs. Thomus F. Bayurd, widow
of Clovelnnd's secretary of state, and
Mrs. Daniel Uimont, widow of Clove-
land's secretary of wur, cpmpletod the
clrcln of tho Cleveland ndmlnlstrntlon's
Other guests wore: President and Mr.
John G. Hlbben ot Princeton university;
President and Mrs. John H. Fhjley 'of
tho Collego of tho City of Now York;
Dean Andrew F. West of Princeton, Rob
ert T. Lincoln, son of President Lincoln,
and n former secretary of war, nnd John
W. Griggs, former attorney general and
Calls in the Police
Threatened with n whipping by her
mother because sho refused to wash her
hands beforo coming to the supper table.
Ilttlo R-year-old Mary Foltz, lit Norm
Twenty-fourth street, the daughter of Po
llco Surgeon Foltz, called the police, but
whon they arrived they were Just in Jlnio
to see the finish 'of an Intemely thrilling
tragedy that Is, it was tragic to llttlu
"Come right uu here, right awav.
.nn.nt lit , w nnrfill Im 1 1 fi tut,.,, I h it " ulirlll.! n I
voice In tho ear ot the police, surgeon.
lust night. Then the click In his ear told
him that the receiver had been hung up
at the other end. Horrlblo thoughts fil
tered through his mind as he hurried I
home with an officer. There Ira found
that the "rnmetlilng awful"' was a spank.
Ing thnn being administered. Little Mary
Imd been playing In the snow and Insisted
.that her hands were clean, despite her
iiomma's contention they were not.
Flood Situation in
Ohio More Serious
I COLUMUL'S. O., Jan. L'.-Followlng
I forty-eight' hours of almost contlnuo'M
, rain, which Is still fulling, the flood kit-
uatlon In Ohio became serious tonight.
On, appeul from the' mayor ot Manches
ter, Governor Harmon tonight called out
Compuny L, First regiment, Nntlonul
gimrd; to do flood duty In the vicinity
of Manchester and Portsmouth.
n. ..i.. i.. .,..,. ...i ,.. . .
mark and every available moving van and
wagon In tho city hoi boeu engaged to
move families to higher ground.
LOt'ISVILLE. KV.. Jun. ll.-Renorts
from Kentucky tonight tell of flood dam-
uge In several sections. An Illinois Cen -
tral train Is marooned" at Owensboro.
Nea,vMayIleld, Ky.. many fumlUe wen
driven to the hills and tonight are feellnr
the effects of a rapidly falling tempera-
UAMncnuc ouaid id pict
IIMIULOUIIIL. UIIMII1 io uir I
OF POLICE TO DICK FLYNN
A hundsoipe Morris ohuir In whloh to
spend his reclining years wus the glft ot
the police department yesterday to Po
llen Officer Richard Flynn. retired.
The presentation was made at head
quarters by Frank Goodrich, Flynn s
brother officer for many yean, and th
ceremony was attended by
TARIFF MAKERS PLAN
TO EXAMINE CLOSELY
House Committee Looks with Sus
picion on Wnltham Watch
CHANGE I N POLICY SEEN
Democrats Likely to Stand .on Posi
tion in Last Congress.
DUMFING CLAUSE IS DISCUSSED
Would Limit Sale Prices of Goods
Imported Into U. S.
MANUFACTURERS AGAINST PLAN
'Mlielilue Tool MnUrra Feitr Ktfevl of
Clniiae Would lie lleliillillnti In
Way of Added 'Tnrirfa
nnd Hud I'VelliiU'.
WASHINGTON". Jan 12. Demoi-ratir
int'iiuiots of the Iioii.iu committee oil wins
Mini means ,ro planning to examliu
closely Into the affairs of the Aluminum
ComiHiny of America and the Walthnm
ntch company, when their roprcsenta
lives testify at an adjourned meeting on
tho metal tariff schedule next Tuesdai'
Both companies have been charged with
I.'oth companies were represented here
Friday and Saturday, but wcor not
reached before tho adjournment at mid
night 'last night. .Tomorrow will' be dc
voted by tho committee to tariff schedules
"D." covering wood and Its manufacture
ondr "L," silks and silk goods. Neither
of these schedules was affected by any
tiemoofatlc revision attempted at the last
session of congress.
John P. Uartlett of New York, represent
Ing clients Interested In the aluminum
duty, nrtH filed with tho committee a brief
alleging tlmt tho aluminum Industri
practically Is In tho hand of one concern,
tho Aluminum Company or America, con
trolling substantially nil the sources of
aluminum In the country.
The brief also sets fortli that the coin,
pony was sued In federal anti-trust pro
ceedings and whllo It Buffered a decreu
to run against It. conditions are In com
mercial practice about tho same.
Arthur V. Davs of Pittsburgh, repre
senting the aluminum company, has been
urged by the committee to appear Tues
day. Wnteli MuWerii Al Aft.
M. C. Fitch of Waltham Is expected to
represent tho watch concern. The Ameri
can watch manufacturer wanf a Bpcctfle
duty busls, llistepil ot tho democratic
WaoTfeFiSenl'atrvatoTjm on wntch
Hnf&ntt?inT-' .Thev claim- tlie foreign
miliiuuiciui er una no vu.
tuge and that "tlio American watch in
dustry is depressed."
So tar tho hearings on chemicals. Iron
nnd steel, has not led to any Indication
j of nny mnterltlj cimuBo In tlfo democratic
j tarff pp)ll(l(m fmcd at the last ses-
slon of congress.
There will bo some minor changes In
classification, with some Items taken out
of groups nnd put nto so-called "basket
clauses" that take caro of otherwlso tin
provided for Items at a changed rate.
There has heen buiuo suggestions of a
"dumping clause" to prevent the sale of
nny goods Imported Into this country at
a price much lower ihan the selling prlco
at homo. Canada,. Franco and somo other
u-.tintrlev have Momo such nrrangement
but the commltteOJ has not formally con
Testimony In behalf of tho machine tool
manufacturing Industry has been to tho
effelt that tho manufacturers here feared
thojeffect of a dumping cluuso would bo
some foreign retaliation In the way ot
aided tarlffd nnd bad feeling and a pos
sible "Jacking up of the whole German
tariff system ngalnstjAmerlcun goods. '
This wns In response to tho commit
tee's questioning as to the effect ot
coupling a IS per cent reduction on
maehlno tools with a dumping clause
tho metul schedule to prevent the Ameri
can market being flooded when the for
eign market suffered from over-produc
Factions of Party
Advised to Eeunite
f-uinvftd. Jun. 12. The
which the republican party lias split were
called upon to "get together" by former
Governor Chase B. Osborn of Michigan
In the course of an address at a banquet
of the Hamilton club here tonight.
The Hamilton olub vfiu urged to take
the Initiative In Inviting the leaders of
tho progressive iVnd republican partM
to seek common ground on which they
"The Invitation to attend could be made
general and could-also be made special tn
certain prominent leaders." he said "I
! would send suph Invitations to Theodore
Roosevelt and President lait, nenaior m
TTni ofte. Henutor uixon. neiiuiui iwui.
r- Barnes. Mr. Flynn. Senator Cummins
Jlr- Fairbanks, Governor McGovern. ard
I tlie speuuer conttnueu to name a scure
I or more of other men we'd known In
j political life.
4 "Tho republloan party li sick. coi-
, tinned Mr. Osborn. "There Is no doubt
"hout It. Lsit yoar It was delirious. Now
'" ttv ohen. lot " hope perman-
i '"y. anA tho Pat,lent 18 ,wTeakand ,n,'at"
mlc. but convalescing, and I believe It has
enough vitality to warrant the prophecy
C. E. FANNING TO MARRY
4 MISS MARGARET FLANAGAN
Charles E. Fanning, paving contractor
and prominent demooratlo politician, ani
Miss Maigarut Flanagan, stenographer
of Sheriff Follx McShane. Jr.. and for
merly employed by Funnlnc. will be mar
ried In Omaha. Wednesday, according to
Mr. Fanning. Then they will leave, fr
(Europe for six months. Egypt first will ho