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Omaha Daily Bee
The Paper With a
Purpose The Paper
That Does Things
THE WEATHER.
Fair; Warmer
VOL. XL11 XO. 189.
OMAHA, FRIDAY MORNMNU, .1AXITAKY iM, V,)',-TWK.LVE
PAUKS.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
STEEL MILLS PARTY
TO WORLD'S ARMOR
POOLFOHFOUHYEAHS
Business of Neutral Nations Divided
Among Mills in England, France,
Germany and United States.
IS FIRST DIRECT EVIDENCE
Americans Do Not Try to Place Or
ders with Three Nations.
HOME PRICE OF STEEL HIGHER
W. E. Corey Makes This Admission
on Witness Stand.
TENNESSEE WAS A COMPETITOR
inner Preside lit Na It Wn the
Pioneer In the Open llriirtli
Process of MnUliiu
Slrcl Rnlln.
NBV YORK, Jan. 23,-Thc United State?
Steel corporation and tlie Bethlehem Steel
company participated fur lour years in
an International pool In armor pinto
which divided up the business of "neutr.il
markets." William E. Corey, former
president of the steel corporation, so tes
tified today at the hearings In the gov
ernment's suit to dissolve the corporation
tinder the Sherman antl-truat law. It
was the first direct testimony which the
Rovernment has been able to obtain an to
tlin existence of such n pool.
Mr. Corey, who resigned us president of
tho gteel corporation In 1910, was unable
to recall today that the armor plate pool
had existed until his memory had Jmen
refreshed by the reading1 of minutes of
the Carnegie Steel company quoting him
as advising: against joining with the
"armor combination" In the erection of
an armor plate plant in Japan. This was
In 1902, shortly after the organization of
the steel corporation.
The witness then testlfed that a com
bination of armor plato manufacturers
in KnRlarid, France and Germany and the
Tnlted States had existed as late ns "1904
or 1905."
Two American Member.
The Carnegie Steel company and the
Hethlehem Steel company were tho Amur
lean members of the combination, he
tald.
"WJiat was the agreement of those In
the pool?'' asked Judgo Jacob M. Dickin
son, attorney for the Kovernment.
"1 was not familiar with the details,"
said Mr. Corey, adding Colonel Millard
llunslcker, representative of the Carnecle
company abroad, conducted the negotia
tions. .
The witness testified 'that during tho
existence,).; .tbo agveementthe American
members -had not, to his knowledge, at
tempted to comimte for armor plate
either In England, France or Germany.
"Did th foreign firms bid for United.
.Stales government contracts?" he was
asked.
"I believe, that It Is provided by law
that the United .States government con
tracts in armor plate shall be given only
to American manufacturers," was the
reply.
Domcntlc Prices UlRlirr.
AVhen Mr. Corey resumed his testimony
today ho was questioned briefly con
cerning James A. Parrell, now pres
ident of the corporation, who, Mr. Corey
said yesterday, conducted tho negotia
tions for the formation of tho Interna
tional steel rail pool.
Jacob M. Dickinson, counsel for the
government, then took up the question
of tho difference between the domestic
nnil export price ot steel rails.
"Was the mill price of steol rails, sub
sequent to tho formation of tha steel
corporation, grcnfSr or less than the (
export price" ho asked.
"I want to be accurate," replied Mr.
Corey. "The mill price on foreign bus
iness netted the producer less than on
domestic business."
"Then the domestic, price was higher?"
Mr. Corey conceded that such was In
effect the case.
The government attorney took up the
competitive position of tho Tennessee
' Coal and Iron company In the stel
rail trade previous to Its absorption by
the United States Steel corporation in
, 1907. Mr. Corey said that the Tennessee
Coal and Iron company, was manufac-
tContlnucd on Pago Four.)
The Weather
For Omaha, Council Bluffs and Vicinity
Fair, colder; rising temperature Friday.
Temperature at Oinnliii Ycatenln)'.
r1?" I D!
0 a. m :u I
7 a, m 30
8 a, m 'js
9 a. m 1
10 a. m 27
11 a. in: IS
12 m 33
1 p. m 33
" p. m 32
3 'p. m 23
4 p, m at
.5 i. m...,' :so
6 p. m 28
7 p. m - 27
5 p. m 25
CoiiioarntlTe Local Record.
1913. 1912. 1911 131. CIIEYENNK Wvo Jan r u
Highest yesterday 33 43 41 33 1 -lr't'K. v,0.. Jan. 23. -E. H.
lowest yesterday ,, 27 29 17 20 ' Manson, the progressive republican ncm-
Mean temperature....... 30 3G 29 30 her of the Wyoming house of reprosenta-
l?2rfh"pZ&A ucparV'T-'J rh, voted with the democrat,, and
tures from tho normal: , ' refused to go Into; tho caucus of his
Normal temperature..., 20 ' party, todiy disclosed that he had re-
tttt5nMi;::::::::;:::::: r,vedthe ,o,,,oivlnB meeeaso trom
Normal precipitation . .01 Inch dor Koosevelt:
Deficiency for the day 01 Inch , "I heartily congratulate you on the
Total rainfall since March 1... .25.61 Inches .,and you have taken for th
Deficiency since March 1 4.11 Inches ' I taken ror the advance.
Deriolenoy for cor. period. 1911.13.61 Inches I inient of honest government. You have my
Deflolcnoy for cor. period. 1910.15.02 Inches best wishes for your success."
It. i.irlfc from .StutiuiiN nt 7 1. 31. I
Station and State Temp. High- Rain- riMC CCOADCn DDIODMCD
of Weather, 7 p. m. est fall.'"""- I'niouiiun
Cheyonne. cloudy a; 32
.01)
.42
Davenport, clear 30 40
()enver. clear. 42
Pes Moines, clear 3$ 3)
Uodgo City, clear 3t 40
Lander, clear US 31
UinahH, clear 57 3d
Pueblo, clear Jl Si
Rapid City. pt. cloudy.... 34 3H
Su't Utke City, cloudy..., ai IS
Santa Ft), cltwi- 11 13
.Sheridan, pt cloudy 31 2$
Moux City elear 20 22
Valentine. Wear . Jt
03!
.)'
l inauaies trace or precipitation
I A. WKLHII,. Local Forecaster,
!MILLERS CH TEST
United States Court of Appeals Re
verses Lexington Case.
ALSOP PROCESS IS UPHELD
Cnse Drrlilril li .Indue Mcl'herHon
Reversed nnd rirllcf Kxlnt Thin
Will Settle lump. Contest
0.rr Flour Production.
ST. IOUIS. Mo.. Jan. 23.-USpedal Tele
gram.) Tho I'nlted States court of ap
peals today reversed the decision ot tho
United States district court In the case
of the government against the Lexington
Mill and Elevator company of Ix-xlngton,
Neb., In which the lower court declared
that the electrical bleaching process
known at the Alsop process was a viola
tion of the provisions of the national pure
food and drugs act.- Tho appellate court
ordered the lower Court to retry tho case.'
Tho caco originally was heard In Kan
sas City. Judge Smith McPhcrson charged
th jury that If It was found the bleaching
process added anything to the flour,
whether It was Injurious or not. a verdict
In favor of the government should be
found. The appellate court held that
Judge McPherson erred In so charging
the jury.
The government suit against the Lex
ington Mill and Elevator rompany. was
In reality a test case In voiding the use
of the Alsop process machinery In the
mills of the country. John 15. Mitchell,
president of tho Alsop process company,
declared today after the court's decision
was rendered, that he believed the .decree
settled tho question for all time, and that
there would bo no other trial of tho
case,
Inenltoii of linnnrlt.i.
When tho attorneys for the milling com
pany aigucxl tho case before tScuppcllate
court It was admitted that In the bleach
ing process a nitrate was formed, hut it
was proved that a man would have to eat
about 15,000 loaves of brond before he
would get an orlnary dose of the nitrate,
and that even If he did take a dose of it,
It would not hurt him. Atorneys for the
milling company declared that the Alsop
process waB so valuable to tho millers
of the country that if Its use was pro- 1
hlblted the people of the country might
have to ceaso eating bread a year to give
the wheat and flour an opportunity to
become ripened or to bleach by tho pro
cess. The Alsop process, It was declared, Is
capablo of enabling niillern to grind green
wneat into flour and bleach It at once,
By any other process, it wao declared, It
would bo necessary to wait until tlw
wheat became ripe, and after the wheat
was ground It would require weeks for the.
riour to Dieacn. By the Alsop process, It
was declared, ten seconds would bo re
quired, where the natural process re
quired weeks.
Pacific Dissolution
Discussion Becomes
Triangular Affair
NEW YORK, Jan. 23. "Some progress"
toward settling the differences between
the Union Pacific and Southern Paciflo
Interests respecting the Central Pacific
railroad was made at a conference hera
today between representatives fit the In
terests Involved. Robert S. Lovett, chair
man of the Union Pacific board of direc
tors, made this statement after the meet
ing, but added that there was no assur
ance that a final satisfactory agreement'
would be reached.
Judge I.ovett said that the discussion
had no.w become a triangular one with
the federal .government one of the prin
cipals. The only information obtainable regard.
Ing the conference between Judge Lovett,
Frank A. Vandorllp and Mortimer L.
Schtff nnd Attorney GVnural Wlckeiphan.
In Washington was that the federal offi
cials were offering somo assistance In th?
plan of dissolution.
Hebrews Quickly
Subscribe Big Fund
CINCINNATI, O., Jan. 23.-A continua
tion of. the scenes of yesterday when
$155,000 was subscribed for the support of
the Hebrew Union college, took place to
day when Adolph S. Ochs, owner of the
New York Times, made his report to tho
council. He had no more than eomnlM..,"
I the reading of the report when subscrtp
, Hons began to rain and in a short tlmo
j enough had been donated to bring the
1 total sum well over (300,000.
Simon Wolf of Washington, D. C, chair
man of the council committee on Immi
gration, denounced what he termed dis
crimination against American citizens on
the port of Russian authorities In recent
passport legislation at the morning ses
sion.
In order that t,le report might reach
congress ann tne president early Mr.
Wolf had it read at yesterday's session
of the council so that It could be Imme
diate! mailed to Washington. One copy
was sent direct to President Taft.
"Wo are confident that this report will
help defeat the Immigration bill now be
fore congress," said Mr. Wolf.
MANS0N REFUSES TO JOIN
PROGRESSIVE CAUCUS
CAPTURED AT NEMAHA
'.40 1 NEBRASKA CITY, Neb., an. 2S.-(Spe-.")i-lal
Telegram.)-An officer at Nemaha
i City captured Marlon K. Plancher, one
V.-. lof tho nrisoners who esonned lull lw.m
ftiflle had walked that distance and stated,
i thaf he and Lowls after getting out of I
Ml Jail separated. Ho was brought back this '
morning and will be taken to Lincoln.
N" trace of the other prisoner. WIlL'am '
jl - owls, has been secured.
TURKISH PEOPLE
FORCE CABINET TO
RESIGN OFFICE
Announcement of Intention to Sur
render Adrianople Causes
Orcat Demonstration.
SHEFKET PASHA GRAND VIZIER
Official Statement Says Constitu-j
tion Was Violated.
CROWD AROUND SUBLIME PORTE
Indignant Populace Still Surround
Offices of Ministers.
GREECE STOPS HOSTILITIES
Klnir McliiilitM llrtiuimlN (hut lie lie
Allotted lo Kilter Senliirl tit
(lie llend of Troop of
III CotintrjV
CONSTANTINOPLE. Jan. 11
The
Turkish cabinet resigned today
In .con
sequence of public demonstrations and
protests against Us action In acceding
to tho wIsIich of tho Huroponn powers.
Mahmoud Hhofket Pasha, formerly war !
minister, has been appointed grand vlrler !
In place of Klamll Pasha.
Tnlat Hey has been appointed minister
ot the' Interior, a position h held 111 u
pievlous cabinet. In a statement after
his appointment hp said:
"The change In tho cabinet means that
wo nre going to save the national honor
or perish In the attempt.
"We do not want a continuation of tho
war, but wo are determined to keep
Adrianople at all costs. That Is an India
pensablo condition of peace."
The resignation of the Turkish cabinet In
which Klamll Pasha was grand vlzlor
was announced In the following official
statement:
"Tho decision of Klamll Pasha's -ab-
Int t, taken In response to the nuto humlcd
to tho Tuiklsh government by the liuro
pean powers, asking them to abandon the
fortresB of Adrianople and parts of tho
islands In tho Aegean sea and the convo
cation of an extraordinary assembly of
the grand council of tho Ottoman empire,
to which tho cabinet's decision wus sub
mitted a course contrary to tho proscrip
tions ot the constitutional charter and
violating tho t-acrcd rights of the peoplo,
roused the Indignation of the Turkish'' na
tion, with the result that tho pitoplo nYude
a demonstration before tho Hulillino I'Jrltl
and brought about the resignation of the
govornment."
The crowd wlilch hd assembled outsUW
the offices of tho Sublime "Porte had not
dispersed this evening.
Several Qnmtlona Htlll Open.
X.ONDON, Jan. 23. The Immediate con
sequences of the decision of tho Turkish
grand council to conclude peace with tho
Balkan allies will be the cessation pf
(Continued on Page Four.
National Chamber
of Commerce Favors
Tariff Commission
duty to make thorn public. They
WASHINGTON, Jan. 23.-The National howcd tnat "enators represcntn
Chambcr ot Commerce at Its final swslon j tK'e8 sworn t0 ect 'ne uWo ltc'-;
today went on recoid. through th adop st8 wer ,?!",,nl" nK treo.oi, BBaln.t
tion of resolutions favoring tho creation t,11 prop'e' ,Mr;lff,"r, to1? h
of a permanent tariff commission, the , mlttee' He 1tMtlf d thn41,Whe" beJ
. .7, V . . .wt ...r came managing editor of the New York
tabllshment of a new banking and cur
rency system nnd recognition of" the re
public of China, Favoring tho tariff com
mission created ome discussion on tho
ground that it might bo unwise because
Its polttlcnl aspect mtght embarrasH .he
work of tho chamber.
An endorsement of President-elect
Wilson's announced intention not to dis
turb faithful government employes In
their positions was opposed and not acted
upon. It wan contende.1 such endorsement
might also bo construed as an endorse
ment of employes now In the service and
as tending to hamper Mr. Wilson In his
civil service policy. Knox's -reply to the Rritlsh protest
A new board of twenty-five mcmbor.iiaBainBt the exemption of American coast
representing various groups was olectod 1 wlso shipping from Panama canal tolls
and they will elect the new officers for I nhsures the British government that clo
the chamber.
Castro Refuses to
Talk to Officials
NRW YORK. Jan. 23. Genernl Clprlnno
Castro, enraged at the reftihal of the spe
cial board of Inquiry at Ellis Island to
permit him to enter the country, ordered
the three members of the board from his
rooms today. When they demurred he
called his valet and tried to throw them
out. They withdrew.
"I will not talk to you! Away!" he
shouted, when tho officials sought to
question him further concerning the bill
ing of General Parades In Venezuela. The
beard. Its two interpreters and Its ste
nographer all talking at once, tried to
calm tho Venezuelan, but without avail.
He summoned hi valet and reached for
hlB gold-heoied csne. When the officials
withdrew, Custro banged the door shut
and locktd It.
Tho appeal from the board's decision
against Castro Is now pending In Wash
ington. TJtioa Man Chosen
to Be Game Warden
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Jan. 23. (Special Telegram.)
Governor Morehoad tonight gave the
posit on of chief, gamo warden to Gustav
Rutenbeck of mica.
CELEBRATED INDIAN FIGHTER (
DIES. AGED EIGHTY-ONE j
SAN BERNARDINO, Cal.. Jan. 2.- I
Htewart Wall, who fought a battle almost
blnglehanded against Apache Indians In 1
W and killed thirty braves before he
fell with fourteen bullets In his own body,
died here tuay. Wall, who was 81 years
old. came to Cal foinla In 181 and wa
tht f'rst town marshal of Suit Bir- '
naidlno. j
There
1 ' unvofBr . r 11 fi . ' im it v i. wr. I
From the Chicago Ncwji.
MOONEY TELLS OF LETTERS
Former Editor of American Appears
Before Senate Committee.
CONTAIN EVIDENCE OF CRIME
Sny He Ilellevett It Duty of Home
Otic to Make I'ubllr IJvlilenrc
ot Oil Drnl vrlth the
I.nTnnikern.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 23.-Char)es P. 3.
Mooney, editor of the Memphis Commer
cial Appeal and formerly managing ed
Itor of the New-- York American, told
tlie senate campaign fund Investigating
committee today about securing copies
of some of tho (Standard Oil letters pub
llshed by William R. Hearst. "
Mr. .Mooney testified he negotiated for
copies of only a few of tho Archbold
letters; that they wero brought to tho
American offices hy a white man,
whoso name he did not know, nnd that
he paid leso than f600 for them.
"I believe that with letters containing
mattor of this sort It was someone's
American In 1!)04 John Eddy, previously
city editor, turned over to him a num.
ber of photographic copies of Standard
(Continued on Page Four.)
Fair Treatment of
Foreign Shipping, is
Knox's Assurance
WASHINGTON, Jan. 23. Fecretary
mcstlc coastwise trade will not bo per
mitted to extend operations Into foreign
competitive fields.
The reply also gives assurance that In
creased tolls will not bo laid on foreign
shipping to balance tho rnlsslo"n o
American ships. If Great nritain Is not
satisfied on these points America pro
poses a special comjninslon of adjustment.
Ex-Mayor of Sioux
City Dies kuOhicago
CHICAGO, Jan. 23. Major Jonas M.
Cleland, former mayor of 8loux City, In..
and vice president of a local piano com
pany, died hero last night after an opera
tion for appedlcltls. He wan a paymaster
In tho army during the civil war. He
had lived In Chleago about eleven years.
he National Capital
Tluirtduy, January ail, 1111..,
The Semite.
Campaign funds' Investigating commit
tee heard C. P. J. Moonoy regarding
Archbold letters,
Considered miscellaneous legislation.
Adoptod motion to liold eulogies on late
Senator Itaynor of Maryland February 22,
Passed Penrose bill to promote effi
ciency of naval mllltlo.
Tlie House.
Prepared to begin debate on rivers and
harbors appropriation bill.
Cotton tariff revision hearings con
tinued by wayB and means committee.
Money trust investigating committee
heurd tlje last bankers on Its list of wit
nesses, Representative Moore, beforo public
buildings committee, urged 11,000,000 up-
proprtutlon for now custom house uff
1'iTiueipuia.
Shipping pool Investigation committee
heard leMtlmony on transatlantic lines
traffic.
Intercummercn rommltteo heard pro
tests of loiil8vlle & Nashville railroad
representatives on fcltanluy terminal facili
ties. lHsagreed to senate amendment to 1
executive and Judhtdl appiuprlutlun bill
and asked for a cohfermire I
Ho-umed omilderatloii of rivers and
lurburs appropriation blU.
Ajje Monopolies and Monopolies
Fifty Women Buried
in Wreckage Wten
Building Collapses
M'KINNBY, Tex,, Jan. 23,-netween
fifty and sixty persons, mostly women
and girls, are reported entombed In tho
wreckage of a store building here which
collapsed nnd caught flro this nfternoon
when crowded with shoppers. One man
only was seen among them.
,Ono body was taken rrotn tho 'debris.
Tireo persons were rescued. They said,
others wero alive In tha'rulns and inlgHt
be saved. sij
The ptore had Imen urowdea air day in
account of a special sale. It occupied a
three-story structure, practically all of
whlch collapsed, together with part of
an adjoining building.
After tho flamos wero extinguished the
smoldering of the ruins threatened to
suffocate those entrapped.
Two Million Dollars
Worth of Stamps is
Stolen Annually
WASHINGTON, Jan. 23.-EnonnoU3
frauds against tho government through
tho Illegal trafficking In stolen postage
stamps havo been discovered by postofflco
Inspertors.
Reports received today by Postmaster
General Hitchcock show that tho frauds
have been conducted on a tremendous
scale and that they Involve at least 2,(KX
000 annually.
Indictments alroady have been returned
against stamp brokers In New York. Chi
cago and other large cities. Confessions
received by tho Inspectors from somo oft
the men they have Investigated are said1
to indicate that the ramifications of tho
frauds extend throughout the country.
Mexican Rebels
Surround Juarez
EI. PAHO. Tex.. Jan. 23. With rebel
forces practically surrounding Juarez and
holding border towns to the east and wert
It was announced here today that strong
federal reinforcements are hastnnlng to
the relief of tho border towns
General Atonlo Rabbago, commander
of the northern military zone,. Is said to
be marching north with 1,000 cavalry,
while a battalion of 600 Infantry l ,iro
ceeding behind work trains on the Mex
ican Central railway, cu( by rebels eighty
miles below Juarez.
A group of 400 rebels appeared early
today thirty miles below Juarez on the
Mexican Northwestern railroad, also de
stroyed. This is In addition to the main
group, moving north along the Central
line.
Juarez Is defended by some 30u federal
troops and meager aitlllery defenses. The
rebels are said to number more than 1.000,
Inez Balazar appears to be In command,
the location of General Orozeo remaining
In doubt. I
General JoSp Blanco, officially reported
killed, appeared, footsore and downcast,
at the local Mexican consulate. Alter
being kidnaped by rebels near Madera
two weeks ago, Blanco was forced to
march with the rebels north to the border.
He was released at Guadalupe, opposite
Kabens, Tex., a border town recently 01 -cuplrd
by rebel forces.
ROME MILLER CHAIRMAN OF
NATIONAL HOTEL CONGRESS
CHICAGO, Jan. 23,-Rome Miller of
Omaha was made chaliman of tho Na
tional Congress of American Hotel As
sociations, which was organized horn to
day ot a meeting of hotel owners und
proprietors of state hotel associations.
Tho congress will meet here again Feb
ruary 3 to adopt bylaws and constitution,
The purso of the association Is to
secure a defliltlon of the word "hotel"
by stute and guvarnment authorities and
to liige legislation for tho protection of
Urn tlOtttl Umiiltrbd,
MONEY HEARING NEAR END
Davidson Tells About Organization
of Guaranty Company.
VOTING TRUST WORKS WELL
He XnyH It Helps Keep Control of
Stock In Hands ot nrlalnnl Pro
moters Itllsrlit ,nn lie
Dissolved.
WASHINGTON. Jnn. 23 With the Hut
,of prppWd witnesses cuC down to a
half dozen of the most Important, the
house ' money trust eommlttee' toddy
cmiiiieu 10 conciuuo ,01 ai Hearings tomor
row. Counsel Ulitormyor sBld that at least
fifty witnesses whnsn' testimony was do
sired would not bq called, to allow tho
committee to finish Its work.
Thomas W. Joyce, a nephew of J. P.
Morgan, was tho first witness lexomlned.
Henry I'. Davison, 0110 of the members
of the firm of Morgan Co. and member
of tho Boston hanking and brolterago
houses, wero to bo examined before tlm
committee closed Its hearings tomorrow.
A statement of the deposits ot J. V.
Morgan & Co. was produced, showing that
tlin firm on November 1, 1912, had 111,000.
000 on drpolt with New York banks and
K,000 In Boston banks, Mr. Untermyor
endeavored to get from Mr. Joyce '.he
holdings of J. P. Morgan In tho cointlt -uent
companies which were combined in
tho United Mtates titnel corporation. Mr.
Joyce could not remember whether anv
such stock was held,
Votlntr Trust Orannlnrd.
Henry P. Davison, a member of J. P.
Morgan & Co, since January 1, 1M0, tes-
(Continued on Page Two.)
Two Killed and Two
Fatally Injured in a
Fire in Farm House
CANKIBI-D, O,, Jan. 33. Two people
wero burned to death, two fatally burned
and ono suffered severe Injuries In a
fatm houso fire two miles from here
early today. The dead are Curtis Shafer,
in, and his daughter Etfle, 14. ,Mrs.
Sliafer, 33, and another daughter.
Evelyn, 12, aro believed to be fatally
Injured. A son William, 10, was pain
fully hurt, but will recover. Tho boy
is able to talk but cannot explain the
causo of tho fire. He was awakened by
the flames and barely succeeded In ef
fecting his escape.
Shipping Trust
Fixes Rates from
All Atlantic Ports
WASHINGTON. Jan. 23.-P. A. H.
Franklin, vice president of the Interna
tional Mercantile Marine, told tho houso
shipping trust ' committee today that
practically all linos to Europe from
American ports, from Portland to Gal
veston, operated under the west-bound
North Atlantic conference, which agreed
upon minimum rates and conditions -of
service. His corporation, Mr. Franklin
tcttlfled, controlled more than 1 ,000.001
tons ot ocean ships and operated ships
In trade under foreign flags all over the
world.
OLD RAILROADER TO BE
BURIED AT NORTH PLATTE
B. U RoblnBon, late assistant superin
tendent of tlie Union Pacific depot and
passenger yards at North Platte, Is ;o
be burled there today. Ho was one of
the oldest employes of the Union Pacific
and one of the company's first telegraph
operators. Twenty years ago ho was
stricken with telegraphers' paralysis and
wus assigned from Omaha to tlin position
ho last held. He recently underwent .in
operation at the Wise Memorial hospital,
but his ailment, dropsy, had gone too far
and he died Tucsduy night Hcores of
friends, many among the older railroad
men lit this locality, mourn his death.
GOVERNOR PRODS UP
LAWMAKERS TO PASS
BILL FOR NEW BOARD
Executive Anxious to Clear Decks
So He May Make Most Import
ant Appointments.
SOME WANT TO KNOW DUTIES
Will Not Accept Jobs Before Their
Work is Outlined.
CAMPINGy ON GOVERNOR'S TRAIL
Others Not So Anxious and Will
' Take Job, Anyway.
TO INVESTIGATE PENITENTIARY
Metiiilora Decide to Let Prison Com
mitter Cinln-I Probe or Stnte
I'rlMin Over IMhii I'riipoxrd
Uy M r. I'lnoek.
(From a Staff Correspondent )
LINCOLN, Neb.. Jan. 23.-(.Spc. la I )
With the governor about to shake a
couple of plums for Clarence Harmnn
nnd ChnrHo Pool, and the democrats of
the senate having 11 scrap among them
selves, these dry times around the .state
houso are shortly to become Inlertestlng.
It Is now almost a certainty, according
to the kitchen cabinet, that Tom Smith
has talked himself but of tho Job of
nil Inspector. With Charlie Pool slated
for labor commissioner, of course, Rill
Muupln will be able to devoto all of his
time to IiIm magazine or shapenlng his
butcher knife nlong with Tom Smith,
Mont Parry and a score or more ot
others.
Judge KdgAr Howard of Columbus was
called in by tho chief executive this
morning for a conference, but for once
declined to talk after tho seance. H
was accompanied down town by Pool
nnd llni'tiinn. who were nlsd under tha
spell of failure by tho governor.
Would It 11 all .New lllll.
In the meantime the governor Is unxlnim
for a Iwrtrd of upntrol bill to bo piixBod
within the next ten days so lw can npxkn
up his board beforo tho rest of the demo
cratic party quits work and locatea In
Mncoln In hope ,t Retting places on his
hoard. Bpenker Kellcy Introduced such a
measure during tlin day.
While tho governor is having his trou
ble!., along conic Senator Placck and tries
to name a special .committee to Investi
gate tho state penitentiary, taking this
privilege from tho standing commlttco
of Which Krumbuch, .another democrat, is
clialrman. Placok was not successful, but
he loft ,a sting.
Over I" tho liquso Fries ot Howatd, who
Is rhalr.mnti, ot tho compittteo on nni
Pfoy.es, Is liable to go gunnlngNfor Auditor
Howard beeaUsd the latter 'ifnmandcd a
certified copy of tho nalues of employes
entitled to pay lieforo he Issues warrants
to them. Members of this committee tako
this notion ot tho auditor hh an affront, usj
they Insist It is their Intention to con
form to the statutes In the nurobor of
employes put on tho payroll.
Brother Chnrlle lo Leave.
Rut worse than tho governor's fights
with disappointed and to bo disappointed
office seekers nnd wors than any sen
ate fight or any house fight, Insofar a
damage to the democratic party Is con
cerned Is the fact that It Is to lose, tem
porarily its general custodian and gen
ernl manager, who leaves Monday for
Florida for a conference wtlh his brothet,
W, J. Bryan. When Charles Bryan re
turns It is expected he will bring: with
hlm tho program, thUB making oasy for
the 'houso and ohlef executive to get along
with no trouble. And he expects to ba
bo back In ton days.
M1W HOARD OF CONTROL 1III.L
Speaker Keller Introduces) Measure
Alonu- This Line.
(From a. fttoff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Jan. 23,-(8peclaL Tli
legislature will take no chances on that
board ot control to bo appointed by th
governor go ting away with any stato
goods If tho bill.iMntroduced or its con
trol aro to bo considered evidence along
this line.
Speaker Kelley Introduced a nieasursj
this morning which defines tho duties of
tho members ot tho proposed board and
regulatcH their procedure. This hill in
considerably different from the Lancaster1
bill introduce! several days ago. It pro
vides; a salary of $3,000 annually to each
member, a secretury at 1,800 and two
stenographers at isou each annually.
Traveling expenses ot tho board, mem
bers and secretary nre to bo paid by tho,
stato. The bill recommends that a physi
cian be named as one member ot th
board,
Tho board Is to have charge ot tha
various stato Institutions and caoh board
member Is to visit all the Institutions at
Icustonce every three months and talk
with as many of the Inmates as posalbla
In order to keep posted on tlie conduct of
Maxims in
Operation
Ever stop to think that not
the maxim but the result that
comes from Its operation
brings success? One personal
ity lives maxims, unaware ot
It. Another strives Hard to
make ideal maxims live factors
of his life and needs asslstanco
in carrying out his purposes.
A majority of men are In this
"need of assistance" class.
Somo weaken their own powers
In relying ou friends. Others
become Independent and self
reliant by uttllzinz such aid as
Bee Wants afford In bringing
about achievements through
qulcic results.
Use Bee Wants for calling
help, good assistants, reliable
men for business or homo
needs dr" the hundreds of
other demands they can quick
ly fill.
TYIilCIl 1000.
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