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THE IJKK: OMAHA, TIICHSDAV, JAJsTAKV 2.1,. WW.
t at I oin wvrthy of their confidence ami
t ust '
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former rrrclnr nt Srnnlc Jrr
MnrtRnKC Mrnmire l,olponril,
Prom a Staff iorrrpndent.)
UNCOI.K, Jan. ll.-9iwetl.)-The wn
to this mornlrw ben oienUkn hy
eptiuff thirteen new Mil. kHMnp one an
Smith of Pewurd bears the dtstlnethm
' boliiR the first senator to hure a btll
k.lled Jn this eson. hie M. F. , whlrh
ovlded for the reiU f the Kmlth If w
i .used two yeara ajro. havtnic heen 1J1 i
.twav by a imrtlilly umnlmoaa vot,
wn vote belnR the onlr one favoring
t e. repeal-
T'ip law vlilelv he deriml reieleit wa
.ntrodueed at the last M!?loti by Senator
A Smith of Boone and did away Hlth
oouble taxation on farm mortrnK1. In
) .s remarks favorinc the repeal of the
! It thr senator from Stewanl wM that
n his section of the country the moru
i apro had a ejwkJaI provision In his morl
Biuies that tho mortpagror should
t, xes on the mortRnge and thus the
n.ortjraRor was compelled to do h h
Kretofore IhuI done by filti? taxes on
a .other man's equity. Several of tho sen
ators opposed the reil. savins' that
many lwrtslatureH In the past luul tried
to pass ii law similar to that of the Inst
F.ission and that tho law hud had the of
ftct of reducing Interest on mortKHK
and, therefore, waj beneficial ti the
mils by llnnKlniid.
S. P. 7. by Hoasland of Uncoln county,
was tho first bill to rich final pasRw
1 provides that In notldns nffectlnB real
or pemonsl property or Interest therein.
t Phall bo sufficient to desUnato panics
by name, Initial or cbntractloh of tho first
8. F. 5, alio by Hoasland of XJneoln,
was passed. This bill prants temporary
rrstrnJnlns; orders by district JudRcs and
provides for hrarlnK within ten days of
the Issuance thtaeof.
S. t 10 was passed and provides for
John Poo setvlce where roul namo Is
fall to .ltnUe Snlnrlcn.
An effort to raise tho salaries of tho
secretary of the senate and his assist
nnts and some of the other employes,
failed to reach favorable , consideration.
Heasty of Jefferson calllnc attention of
the senators to tho fact that the statutes
provided tho amount to be paid" to theM
employes. Tho,. matter was referred to
tho Judiciary committee. There Is con
siderable complaint on Uio'part of sotnn
of the employes that, owffiB, to tho hlRli,
cost of llvlnir, they nro unahln to havo
enough left nftcr paying board. lotfriiur
nnd an occasional haircut rfufflclcnf to.
spread themselves In a manner becom
ing their posltlons and that as tho pay
of tho senators has' been raised that the
people who do tho real work ought to
be Brnntcd a like consideration.
IIimIki Proposes Memorial.
Dodfre of DoUKlaa introduced a reso
lution asking that tho sonatp send a me
morial to tho Nebraska representatives
In congress asking them to vote against
the present bill Introduced thero which
provides that no foreigner can enter tho
1'iiltert States unless he bears a certlfl
cie of good character from tho authori
ties of th country from which ho came,
'i ho senator thought that such a require
ment would work a hardship upon many
desirable emigrants, as It (was not to bo
supposed that tho czar of Hussla would
give u clear title to most of his subject
who might want to change their rest
Jcnco to this country.
DotiKlns Count rCMiitrt.
On motion of Heasty of Jefferson, tho
ballots nnd books In tho Douglas county
eontest caso were placed In tho custody of
tho special committee on contests, after
the county clerk of Douglas .county, who
was present hod examined tho box con
taining tho ballots and ascertained that
tho seat hod not been Jnmpered with
since It had been sealed In his presence
Fraternal Norlety Hill.
Sonato Filo No. Hi. by Cordral of Itod
"Willow, Introduced Just beforo adjourn
ment, provide for a reforndum vote
when a change of rates Is required by
fraternal oriranlMtlons. It makes all
fraternal organization corporations and
provides "That ull questions affecting
the rate or plan lof assessment or the
amount pf benefits or the plan of their
payments shall be and remain In tho
hands of the membershtp-at-large, and
no chango shall be made In the rate nr
plan of assessment! or In tho nmount of
benefits or thh plan of their payment by
any association shall bo effective until
thej proposed change has been duly sub
mitted to a vote of the members thereof
and a. majority ofjlho vote cast upon tho
proposition 'are fuVorablo to tho rhitngo
and has boon duly certified under seal
to til auditor of tho state."
Heasty of .Fillmore has it bill which,
provides thst no publisher of a news
paper or other periodical, shall Insert in
Ms publication any political matter paid
for, or to be paid for, whclh will tend to
Influence any voter, unless that article
has printed In pica' type at the head,
Political Advertisement," with a state
ment of tbo amount jiald therefor, tf ltli
the namo and address of the candidate
and also the person authorising the pub
lication and the author thereof. Any per.
son lidding- an office who" receives more
than J300 salary or any candidate for
office who owns any Interest In any news
paper shall file In the office of the
county clerk u statement showing how
much financial interest he has In any pa
per publishing tiny political articles other
than .provided for above.
No reporter, agent of a paper or editor
shall receive any compensation from any
candidate for office or promlie of unv
K.nd for publishing any article favoring
Us landldacy, and any fraction of tne
above act shall cause the Infractor to be
esessed a fine of not less than IS nor
more than 1300.
Vor Election Couiral.aluurr.
Dodge of Douglas with his senate filo
No 126 would create the office of elec
tion conimlseloiier for &uih county having
a population of 150.000 or more, which Is
intended to cover Douglas county, with
powers to control all general, special and
jirlmary elections. Within thirty days
utter the bill shall become u law the gov
ttnof of the state, by and with the
vice of the senate. If in session, and If
noi wiwout the advice, shall appoint
n election commissioner who shall
hold office until January 15, JS16, or
until his successor Is commissioned
and qualified. He shall be a legal
voter nnd a resident of the county
for at least five years and ahull not bo a
uidldato for any office at the time of bis
appointment, or during his term, or three
mouths alter W term has ezplrod. He
shall glre a bond for $10,000. He shall up.
Jotnt a deputy who (hall be of a different
party than himself and shall employ such
1 lerk-al force as he nwy deem tiecefwary
In his office. He shall he responsible for
the enforcement of the election law, and
shall thirty days before the holding of
smij- eleotton appoint three oii)ietriit
JuHxes who can rend nml wrile, and who
aie net candidates fdr -office or In the
employ of any liquor dealer, and the seme
rules fthnll apply to the two clerks of
eleetmn Two of the Judges and one of
the clerks shall twlong to the party whleh
oust the la r wet numlter of votos for the
office of governor at the preceding elec
tion, and tho commissioner shall have
the imwer to remove any election offfcer
for proper cause and to fill the vacancy'
Ilrpul)' for Unfit rrrrlnrt.
The commissioner shall appoint a dep
uty from each election precinct who shall
bn preeent at all elections or registrations
ami shall enforce the law. and shall nlso
havo the power lo oiiallcngo any voter
whom he thinks may be trying to vote
UlegHily. All certificates of nomination
for office shall 1ms filed with the election
commissioner, all statements of nxpenses
and nil declinations, etc., shall alt bo
filed with him.
The oommlsitioner shall receive n sal
ary of IJ.fOO per yfor. tho deputy J1.M0
and all other deputy commissioners ft
kt day. "v
Ikirtllng o fOloe and Hougliind of l,ln
ln county asked leave of absence today
until .Monday that they might accompany
the committee on public lands and build
ings In- a trip to examine tho different
Institutions of thn state. The committee
consists of Unrtllng, chairman; Ilushee of
Kimball, HoiiKlnnd of Uncoln, Hummel
of Webster, Marshall of LnncoHter, Hplrk
of Saline, Hrooklcy of Clay, Unlo of Mad
ison and Krumbach of I'olk.
At 11:45 tho senate took Ii recess) to go
to tho hoiiBO for tho Joint session for
the election of a United Rtntcs senntnr.
and on returning adjourned until tomor
row at 10 o'clock.
ry Semite Hills,
The following now bills' were introduced:
S K. IK, by Hougland of Lincoln In
hibits sale ot liquor on .Memorial and La
8. F. 1M. by Dodge of Douglas I'rovlde.i
for election of commissioner for Doug
las county nnd prescribes tho duty ir
said officer and alteration of election dlx
trlcts. 8. V. 127, by Houglund of Lincoln
Amendment to civil code authorizing tliu
changing of procedure In assignment
H. I', 123, by West of Jlall-Shcrlffs' fee
S. F. 129, by Orossimin of Douglas
Provides a transfer of wages of heads
of families shall bn void unless1 executed
by husband mid wife.
S. f. )), by Grossman of Dciiglaa-l'rb.
vldcs that creditors holding claims against
persons who have certain exemptions
cannot Institute legal proceedings for tho
purpose of avoiding tho effect or the ex
H. F. J31, by HeuMty of Jeffcrson-lro-vldes
for physical connection of Inter
urbnu suburban railways and ex.
change of cars and carload lots on steam
B. F. 132. by HeasVity of JeffcrsunmTrc.
vents tho, procreation ot certain classes
of criminals and for the ntinolnttimiit .if
a board of examiners to examine meiiuu
nnd physical conditions of all state wards,
H. F. 133, by Heasty of Jefrorson Pro
vldes that In all newspaper political ad
vertisements Costs of advertising and the
words "paid advertisement" shall bu n
sHcrted at tho head of such matter,
umcals who own newspapers must filo
with the county clerk a statement show.
Ing the extent to which hu la Interested
In such nowspuper.
h, v. 131, uy iicasty or Jcrrerson lrc
vents marrlngo of drunknrds. habitual
criminals, epileptics, Imbeciles. Idiots or
Insane iicrsofis or persHons affected wltn
tuberculosis or vernal diseases.
N, r 185. By Wu ot Dodgo Ha Scs
amount of territory that may bo. takmi
Into the corpornto limits of rltlrs of front
r..(X to Vi.OjO jKipulatlon, .. . ,
h. F. I3c, by Arafshflir'of rxmoasien-,
Nonlntrrest-bcarlng deposits by the bank
guaranty deposit fund.
b. v. 1S7, by iicasty .or lJerrenion--irii-vldcs
that cases originating within the
Jurisdiction of the Justice of the peace
the supreme court shall not be required
to file wrltte noplnlons.
8. F. YSA, by Reynolds ot Dawes lie.
latlng to county attorneys' salaries,
- h. is', ty Kemo or Nance provides
penalty tor tho embezzlement ot funds
of labor organizations.
. i' . no, Dy Kemp or isnnco ismpioy
crs' Itubtllty nnd worklngmen's enmpen
ration. Hill recommended by the majtir.
Ity ot tho state commission which in
vestigated tho subject.
H. F. HI. by Content of lied Willow
Provides for referendum by fraternal or
ganizations. To boost business, use Boo Want Ads.
(llt.MHtM, llll,l,! CU3IH PIHST
House Will Puss II lie A irnirlnllons
CFrom a Staff Correspondent )
l.l.SX'OLN, Jan. 1 tf pectal.)-The houre
this morning jmt an end to the dream of
several member to get appropriations for
local purpose. The end to many appro-
pnauons came wltn the adoption or a
resolution by the finance' commltteb that
mi approprlRlion bill bo passed until the
general appropriation bills hod be-n
passed. The finance committee reported
that tho netlmate of appropriations ac
cording lo the state auditor amounted
to W,l;,4i or ll,918,ono more than two
years ago. The motion was carried unani
mously and there was no debate on It.
Kven lsy, who fathered the bill for
H0.op0 to buy the Fremont Normal
school, made 110 objection.
Hetiler Introduced n resolution to pe
tition congress to enact a measure for
thn national ownership of telephone lines.
This wont over one day under the rules.
Palmer of Cloy and Hardin of Harlan
Introduced their bill to provide for a
referendum vote ot fraternal Insurance
companies boforo thero shall bo any
chango made In rates.
.ttitfks (itinrnnt- II 1 1 1.
The first whack at tho state guaranty
banking net comes In a bill by Ilurket
of Lancaster, If. It. 270. providing that
the guaranty act shall apply only to non
Interest bearing deposits.
Qrueber of Tlmycr Btill wants a binding
twine plant nl the stato prison. Ho in
troduced II. It. 2S2, which appropriates
W.OOO to Install tho plant, nnd Jino.000 for
operating It. Scott of .Hamilton wants
some more liquor legttlatlon regardless
of the Initiative and referendum. Ho in
troduced H. It. 233, which prohibits thn
granting of liquor license In any hotel,
restaurant or rooming house.
New House llllls.
Tho following bills' were Introduced In
H. It. 278, by Palmer of Clay and Har
din of Harlan Inquiring a referendum
voto of members to change Insurance
rule of fraternal societies,
H. It, 277, by Fnllstcad of Itlchanlson
Mnklng Insanity for six years a cause
H, It, 272, by Anderson of Boyd Provid
ing for the settlement of bridge disputes
between counties by a. majority vote of
tho county boards, each county having
votes In proportion to .financial Interest,
and for annual Inspection of Intcr-county
bridges by state engineer.
H. H. 279, by Burkot of .Lancaster
Limits stato bank guaranty net to non
Interest bearing deposits'.
H. It. 2$0. by Korff of Cedar.-rteduces
required population for Incorporation of
vIllegcH from 200 to 100.
It. It. 2S1, by Hearle of Keith Trnnsfcrs
authority In return of distress warrants
from county treasurer to sheriff.
11. It. 282, by Qrueber of Thayer Ap
propriating J.V),000 for a binding twine
factory at the Htntn pcnltcntlnry and
$100,000 as nn operating fund.
H. n. 2S3, by Hmltlt of Dwuglas Pro
hibiting collection of life Insurance by
anyono convicted ot killing PCEBQn . In
11 It. 2M, by Smith of Douglas Un
titling surviving husband or wife to shore
In realty estate of a deceasod person
when deceased omitted such, provision In
11. It, 285, by BmlUi of Douglas Per
mltlng county uttorney to correct errors
or omissions In Indictments or Informa
tion In criminal cases at any tlmo before
trial ot cose.
II. II. 2S8, by Anderson ot Douglas Al
lowing 10 per cent Interest on lions for
labor or material; making occupancy of a
building acceptanco of the work thereon.
11. It, 287, by Anderson of Douglaa Re
quiring four Instead ot two laymen 'to
organize a local church body.
II. H, Vm by Itlcluirdsou of Iiancastor
Creates- rpatl ilragging d)8trlcjta and idls
trlcl. superintendent of drugging; compen
sation ror the work of dragging requires
lovy of u luUf- inlll by th county boanl
for tho county dragging fdnd, excepting
in counties wlie.ro roads cannot be suc
II. It. ma. by Fuller of Seward-Btnte
board ot veterinarians shall meet but ouco
a' year. All applicants for license or
practitioners must file with county clerk
and failure to do so shall bo sufficient
cause for revocation of license. Doubles
the perquisites of tile members ot the
11. It. 290. by Sugnrmnti of Douglaa
Crcutes the office of election commis
sioner ot Douglus countny at a salary
of 3,000, who shall have solo chargo ot
elections. Provides also for permanent
II. It. 201, by Drain of Douglas Changes
qualifications for membership on .tho
Honth Omaha school board. Changes the
date of beginning their term of office.
Increases tho salary of tho secrotury
$200, liaises the maximum mill levy
twenty-five mills, Allows tho board of
education to Issue bonds up to MO.lMl.
H It. ZBI, by fcott of Hamilton -Ite-pealn
that imrtlon of the Smith mortgage
tax exemption act which allows the mort
gagor to pav th taxes on ttw mortgage
if. It . by Scott of Hamilton-Pro-hllHts
granting ot liquor licenses In any
hotel, restaurant or rooming house
II. It 231, by Hiehanison of liiimnter -Proposed
Hmondtnent t tlie i-onstltutlon
making constitutional rmp'overs' liability
ami wwkmens' compensation act
II. It. 21, by Itioiwrilson -i itix Hster
Automobile teglstratlon fees shll be
eiedlted to the eounty road dragging
fund In all counties except Douglas.
H. It. l. by Qiilicgle of Irfineaster Al
proprlates Jaw for relief of Anlella Stout,
who got typhoid fever while working for
HK.VATK AUIJH Ttl PAV 11(11,1,
Twrnty Persons (ilvrn Jobs In
(From a Stnff Correspondent
LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. .-(.Special )
When tho senate convened this morning
twenty souls were made happy by being
bitched Up to tho stato pay roll, and
while ifomo of them have been working
away a few days, most of them were not
put on until yesterday. Following Is the
J. A. Hodman, bill clerk, Sidney, Ches
ter Dobbs, bill clerk. Beatrice; J. It.
Forbes, bill clerk, Wayne; David Meeker,
b 111 clerk, Imperial; Mrs. M. M. Harris,
clerk of committee on engrossed bills,
Lincoln; Mrs. Anna E. ,Kd wards, engross
ing clerk. Omaha; Mrs, Bertha Mann, en
grossing clerk, Crete; Alfred Hald. cus
todian, Omaha; George Cuthroe. cus
todlan. Omaha; H. C. Hchultz. bill clerk,
Omaha; George Kennedy, custodian,
Oenoa; M Logasa, custodian, Omaha;
Ben Htcwnrt, bill clerk, Omaha; Henry
BeBsey, custodian, Wllbcr; Mrs. William
Hunter, engrossing clerk, Lincoln; Miss
Vcrna Leonard, engrossing clerk, l'lattn
mouth; Miss lAura Chrlstensen. stcn
ogrnpher. lieutenant governor, IJncoin;
Miss Stella Dolan, engrossing clerk; .Miss
Agnes A. Scott, stenographer, Lincoln,
Mrs. Alice J. Collins, stenographer, Lin
coln. HTHIIIIHVH AVII.lT KKKP HIS SKAT
Committee In Hoasr Kind Ballots
Not I'roprrly Sealed.
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN, Jan. 22.-(Spcclal Telegram.)
William M. Stobblns, representing tho
Slxty-sovcnth district, will ont bo ousted
from tho houso to make place for C. V.
Spencer, who contested his scat, if the
committee on privileges and elections
Is sustained. This committee decided, on
motion of Sugarman, to dismiss tho con
tost. The committee discovered that it
was possible for ono to reach his hand
in tho bags containing tho ballots and
withdraw any number of them. Under
tho circumstances It was thought the
ballots would not bo good evidence.
Tho houso instructed Chief Clerk ltlch
mond to buy stamps for the use of mem
bers. Thero was no limit put on tho
number. This action was taken while a
resolution to allow 15 cents per day for
IMJN'IIV .MAN IS NWOU.V IX
IltullNlII of Ilenklrmnn Takes
(From n Staff Corerspondent.)
LINCOLN, Jan. 22. (Special Telegram.)
L. C. Budlslll of Bonkolman was
sworn )n a sa member ot tho houso today
to fill tho vacancy caused by the death
of W. 55. Taylor. The governor made the
appointment this .morning.
Wool Shippers Are
. , .i
WASHINGTON, Jan. 22. HUndrcds of
thousands of dollars In reparation on
shipments ot wool and molialr from Pa
cific coast and Itocky Mountnln points
to the east were denied to' shippers today
by tho Interstate Commerce commission.
On complaint of the National Wool
Growers' association, National Mohair
Orders' association and tho railroad
commission of Oregon, the commission
held, on Mnroh ll, 1912. that the freight
rates wcro unreasonable nnd directed
that they bo reduced. Later In the spring
and early summer of 1312 the railroads
put Into effect tho lower rates suggested
hy the commission.
In Its decision the commission reserved
the question of granting reparation, re
quested by shippers on nil shipments dur
ing the period from two years prior to
the filing of tho complaint until tho
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Including the famous "Atterbury Sys
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Whether tho prices were
$25.00, $30.00, $35.00, or even JjrAS.OO
at J, mF
date the reduced rates became effective.
The commission held today that repara
tion would bo granted only for shipments
under the old rate after the date of tho
BUSINESS SECTION OF TOWN
SUFFERS HEAVY FIRE LOSS
ST. ANTHONY, Idaho, Jan. 22. Klro
originating In the bano.ino.nt of tho. itoss
I lamer block early today, completely
gutted that and several other buildings
and for a tlmo threatened tho destruction
ot the entire town. The loss 1s estimated
At first practically no water was ,ob.
talnable on account of frozen pipes, but
after five honra the spread of- tho Jlnuics
was. checked. A high' wind added'to tlfo
cause tho premier refused to allow tljo
suffragette amendments to tho bill to be
debated without any restrictions as to
Tho noisy scene was soon brought to an
end by the Bpeaker rising and publicly
reprimanding the member who had
started tho storm.
Cnlri Online Ilpndni'.t unit Crip.
LAXATIVK BB.OMO QUININE removes,
the cause. There Is only one "BBOMO
QUININE." Look for the slguature ot E.
W. GROVE. 25a Advertisement.
PREMIER CALLED TRAITOR
BY FRIENDS OF SUFFRAGISTS
LONDON, Jan. 22. A small sample of
the bitter feeling which will lie loosed
when the House of Commons begins on
Friday the debato on the amendments to
tho franchise reform bill was given this
Shouts of "Traitor! Traitor!
Come Up Friday
CHEYENNE, Wyo.. Jan. 22.-The houso
committee on 'elections ot the Wyoming
legislature spent Its time today retiring
evidence In the. contests against thtcA
tBntnht.cbuntj' republican members. Tho
reportrls "to bo made to the -houso Fri
day and .will bo taken up as a speclnt
order of' business Saturday. Tho senate
referred Its contests to ii committee com
posed 'of two republicans and one dem
ocrat with Instructions to report January
27, tho day beforo tho vote on the' sen
atorial candidates will be taken.
TO SECURE ALIMONY CLAIM
LOS ANOELES. Cal.. Jan. 22.-Ilatlier
than oxecute a mortgage for JW,000 to
secure tho payment of $123,000 alimony tc,
lits divorced wife, Owen McCann, a mil
lionaire, will face contempt proceedings
beforo Judge Monroe In tho superior
court next Monday, according to hii
statement today ufter Judge Monroe ha-i
dellverjd tho hypothecation.
Mr .McCann has been given until next
Monday to carry out tho courf3 order
and his attorneys are preparing an ip
peal. Ho is a brother of Frank McCann,
coal and Iron operator of Pittsburgh, Pa.
The divorce was granted for cruelty.
An Unfailing Prescription
for Kidneys' and Bladder
The following simple prescription ihaa
proven ono ,of tho best remedies known
for wcajt, deranged kidneys or bladOer.
Got six jounces good pure gin, add to it
one-halfj ounce Murax Compound, '6ne
hnlf ounce fluid extract Hucbu. Tnko
one to two teaspoonfuls of this mixture
after each meal and at bed t'mo. It is
surprising how quickly this stops back
ache, ihoumatlc pains In tho Joints, diz
ziness pains in the groins, or other fre
quent annoying symptoms that are well
known. For best results, good pure glr
should be used in this prescription, also
genuine Murax Compound, which comc
only In sealed wooden tubes. Any sub
stitute will not work so well. Almost
any good druggist lias these ingredients.
Anyone can mix.
Urlght's disease,- chronlo rheumatism
or dread diabetes come from , neglected
kidneys. Treatment should bo given at
first sign of disorder to avoid the serl.
lous forms of kidney disease. Advertisement.
You don't have to wait until you
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in the Pompeian Room
any Victrola you choose as the in
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record in the Victor catalog, and will
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the Victrola XVI,' the instrument by
which the value of all musical instru
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Any Victor dealer in any city in the world
will gladly play any music you wish to hear.
Victor Talking Machine Co., Camden, N. J.
A. Hospe Co.
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Cor. 16th and Harney Sts. 1
Victor-Victrola XI, $100
Mahogany or oak
$15 to $200
Victors $10 to $100