The Omaha Sunday Bee
PAGES ONE TO TWELVE.
VOL. XL1I -NO. 32.
OMAHA, SUNDAY MOKXJNCJ. JANUARY '2(5, 1MH SL SIOTIONS-FIKTY-MiailT PAC1I5S.
S1NOLK COPY FIVE CENTS.
CAPITAL OF TURKEY
IS PRACTICALLY IN
A STAJL OF SIEGE
Young Turks Arresting Then Politi
cal Adversaries and Searching
Residences and Clubs.
REIGN OF TERROR tp FEARED
Allies Believe Anti-Foreign Out-'
break May Occur.
WARSHIPS ARE ON THEIR WAY
Powers Send Larger Vessels to Re
ITALIANS IN GREAT DANGER
Unly Mends Two of I In llpnt Crnls
. era to Constantinople nml i: ti
ll Fleet In Ordered to
lie In Ilt-iidlnen.
LONDON, Jan. 2j. Constantinople Is
practlcnlly In a state of siege, according
td dispatches received today by the pcatv
delegate of the allies. The young Turks,
fearing that the reins of power may ugalii
escape from their hands, are said to bo
arresting their political adversaries right
nnd left searching houses and clubs and
confiscating documents. They hope In .his
way to break up the opposition.
The nllles express the opinion that
under theso circumstances any excess
ma ''jo expected.
With this prospect In view, the Euro
pean powers arc (ending war vessels to
reinforce the ordinary guardshlps sta
tioned at Constantinople,
Italy Is especially alarmed over the re
turn to power of the young Turks, wlu
Were Inexorable during the Libyan wur.
The Putted States ambassador at Con
stantinople, William It. Uockhlll, during
the negotiations for the conclusion of
peace between Italy and Turkey, de
scribed DJ.ivId Hey, now head of he
cdmmltteo of union and progress, as an
Irroi'oncllluble. DJavld Hey declared that
Turkey would fight In Tripoli as long as
It possessed u single soldier.
The position of the 5,000 Italian residents
of Turkey Is now regarded as so pre
carious that Italy has dispatched to Con
stantinople two of Its best cruisers, tin.
San Marco and Pisa, and the gunboat
Archlmede, which Is prepared to land 600
bluejackets. At the same time the id
mlrnlty has ordered the entire Itallar
squadron now stationed In the Grecian
archipelago, to hold Itself In readiness.
The remainder of the Italian fleet Is at
Taranto, within easy call.
Dlplniiintn Arc Wiiltlnu.
The peace delegates of the Balkan allies
hold a prolonged meeting this afternoon,
but did not reach any decision as to
their futuro action. They will assemble
ngnlu tomorrow. 1
No -authoritative Indication ""has' vet
been given of the nature of tho new
Turkish cabinet's reply to the note of the
The meeting In London of the European
ambassadors today was chiefly concerned
with tho new political situation at Con
etantlnople. They also discussed moth
ods of maintaining agreement among the
powers without which a satisfactory so
lution of the present difficulties Is im
possible. No definite plan tould be adopted ut
the session today, aa the diplomats :ire
awaiting new Instructions necessitated tv
the turnover at the Ottoman capital.
rtoc-klilll TuUi-m OptlltltHtlt- VIlMV.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 23. Ambussadnr
Rockhlll' at Constantinople reports ths
Turkish capital quiet despite the incident
which resulted in tho overthrow of the
cabinet und the killing of Nazliri Pasha.
He says the now government has given
' assurances that all necessary measure
havo been taken to guarantee the safety
of persons and property. He adds that
there is reason to believe Parliament is
likely to bo convened ut an early date
and that the resumption of hostilities will
not necessarily result from the coup
COURT REFUSES TO SET
ASIDE PROCTOR DIVORCE
CINCINNATI. O.. Jan. '..-Common
Picas Judge Woodmajisee tefused today
to set aside a divorce granted last year
to Percy Proctor, a wealthy Cincinnati
manufacturer, from Nudlne Proctor, for
merly the Baroness Von Kllfuss
The baroness sought tu iret aslJe the
dlvone decree on the double gruund that
she was. unable to attend the divorce
hearing last April because h was
a passenger on tho Ill-fated steamship.
Titanic, and because of newly discovered
In dismissing her petition today. Judge
Woodmansee held that no sufficient
Grounds for a rehearing had been shown
before him. According to her attorney,
the baroness Is 111 In NevTYork City and
was unable to appear at the hearing to
day. MURDERS YOUNG WOMAN
AND COMMITS SUICIDE
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.. Jan. S.-C. P.
Long, wealthy wholesale liquor merchant
. .... . ...... .M.l,l. ,
uhni una Kinea aims run wiumi.au.i v.
IVUm'ngUii. P-l.. aged V3. and then killed
l.lmtelf. The tragedy too piuce in
Xng-s office after the two hHd quarreled
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TemprSfTurr ..u,,l.. Vestenlay.
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8 u. m.
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10 a. m.
11 a. in.
p. m .
OMAHA PIONEER WHO IS AT
WILSON VISITS ELLIS ISLAND
President-Elect Watches Operation
of Immigration Laws.
HE ASKS MANY QUESTIONS
Aiteuiln Mention of Special Hoard of
of Inquiry mill Seen St-vcn I'rr
una Ordered Deported
NEW YORK, Jan. 25.-The nex presi
dent of the United States saw his coun
try's Immigration laws In operation today
at Ellis Island. Governor Wilson called
the visit a pleasure trip, but the immi
gration officials were Inclined to attach
Importance to the fact that with him
came several prominent persons who have
been active In Improving the condition
Under escort of William Williams, com
missioner of Immigration, Mr. Wilson saw
Finns, Russians, Italians and other Euro-!
peans put through their examinations. He
attended a session of the special board
of inquiry, the final court of appeal nt
tho Island, and saw seven aliens rejected.
Thtee steamships had landed this morn
ing and the station houses hummed with
The governor did not see General Clp
rlano Castro, who ' Is fighting for the
privilege to enter the United. States.'
Severn! In I'iirty. "
In the governor party were Mrs. Wilson
and the, .Misses Jessie and Elennor?Hvl-
son; 4Mr," and -Mra-MJouglas Robinson.
Mrs. James Ilordeu Harrlman; Royal
Meeker, professor of political economy at
Princeton; Wllllard Straight and Mrs.
Caroline U. Alexander, at whose sugges
tion the trip was made.
The piesldent-elect asked many ques
"I wonder," he remarked, as he looked
down on the crowd awaiting examination,
'if these people know before they ar
rive what they are to go through."
Commissioner Williams told him that In
general tho Immigrants were told on ship
board what was expected of them. Tho
governor saw a Russian rejected on ac
count of a weak heart and listened to
the testimony before the board of spe
cial Inquiry regarding another Russian
rhaiged with being a "white Blavcr." This
man was ordered deported.
Uncle Dave Anderson
Is Critically 111
Undo Davo Anderson, pioneer citizen
of Nebraska and Bouth Omaha. Is criti
cally 111 nt his residence, 2111 M street.
South Omaha. Ho has been In poor
health for more than a year. He practi
cally ret'rcl from business several months
ago. His condition last night was said
to be precatlous. His daughter has been
summoned from her home In AVashlngton.
Uncle Dave's aged wife Is In constant
attendance at the sldstde of her dis
Uncle Dave' Is well known throughout
tho state In business and political circles,
ne was one oc ine men wno attended the
first republican convention held In Phlla-
delnhla In 1S5H '
TD '4-' "U CI -P-P ' 4-
TI JJ i T) TXT inaugural puittue, iimim i,
XieaCly L0 IteneW War! Thus fur the inaugural committee has
u declined to permit the women to make
LONDON. Jan, 25-Thc suffragettes j f ot tne otth-M stands on the
ara rallying their forces m London. h?'oro the Inauguration. Nothwlth
Numerous recrulU of the Women's So- "landing Iho strenuous opposition or the
clal and Political union have arrived Inauguration officials tho senate gave the
here from Scotland and the' provinces suffragists the assurance ttat they might
within the last twenty-four hours "for erect a big stand opposite the treasury
speolal duty." This Is Interpreted as n. portico where Hie suffragist tableaux
threat that militancy will be loosed In j are to be given.
an unexpected form. If, as now scorns I
certain, the suffragettes find on Monday
pext that they have been defeated.
The Women's Social and Political union
refuses to entertain any suggestion of a
B.tnrnlu T.I 1 1 fnr tin. in ft-u nti lawmen! nf
t... - -
in.n " Af.-o r. .m.n,,.., h.
cinred toduv Umt tMa women would only '
fM themselve3 tricked again In tho case
of a n,w bl. Enfranchisement must be
Inuluded In the present bill or war will be
' resumed, h-s added.
j MR. and wrs. shepard
! STILL AT LYNDHURST
! TA11KYTOWN. N- Y.. J-n. K.-Mrs.
. po..tinue her Identification with tihllan.
' throplc uork and business she will re-
. tnln her maiden name and sign herself
as llrJlll uuuiu aiiqi'uiu. auivc iiivir
.'"".'.'i1 ; marriage oi Wednesday Mr. and Mrs.
' HiSlMipatd have remained at Lyndhurst
much irccluded from tho public as guards
are 1111 Kept s.Diut the estate, ihe
SJrouple were out yesterday tor n Iwsnty-
f?!' .. ..,.. ,. t i
iriuiie uuiouiuuiie nue. ii. iiiiuri'u.i
i tl ty ure planning a trip abroad In
' , Febi uury.
WARREN WILL WIN
LEGISLATIVE TANGLE SOLVED
I Democrats and One Progressive Fail
to Secure Control.
I CAREY REFUSES REQUISITION
Representative Manson Not to Bel
Returned to Virginia.
VOTE ON SENTTOR ON TUESDAY
Two Content HruiiKht III Stntr Srii-
ntc, but It t p n III I en im Control
Committer mill tin- I'linm
CHEYENNE, Wyo.. Jan. tfS.-Republl-enns
against whom contests were file.l
will retain their seats In the house, leav
Ins the membership as at present and
praotleiilly Insuring the re-election of1
United States Senator Krancl K. Warren
State Representative H. II. Mnnsou will !
not be returned to West Virginia, as I
Ooernor Joseph M. Carey today dehled
the requisition of Governor Glasscock
Manson, who was sjild by West VlrglnU
authorities to be F. E. Roberts, was
charged with misappropriation of school
These were the developments toduy In
the legislative tangle that began Imme
diately after the assembly convened and
tho hotttfe was organized by the demo
crats with the aid of Speaker M. 1,
Pratt and E. M. Manson. progressives.
The house approved the unanimous re
port of the committee on privileges and
elections, giving Representative E. V
Fisher, republican, the right to hli Beat.
Today's contest developed oyer the adop
tion of the majority report by which
Representatives T. W. White and' N. C.
Alfred, republicans, retain tlicln 'seats. I
On the time vo by which the republicans I
were seated Speaker Pratt voted with , tho
republicans and E. 11. Manson with the
democrats. This gives the republicans a.
majority of six votes on Jblnt ballot. '
There nr two contests In tho senate
against republicans, but as tho re
publicans control the committee and the
senate It is not believed that ther ma
jority will bo disturbed. The balloting for
United States senator will begin Tues
day. Offers Million for
, t for Tuberculosis
NEW YORK. Jan. 'il.-A million dollars
Is the offer announced by Charles E. Fin
lay, a New York banker, If his son-in-law,'
Rexford L.eo Paris of Indlanapplls,
and ninety-four other sufferers from tu
berculosis In this country are restored
to health by tho new serum discovered
by Dr. K. P. Piiedman of Berlin, Ger
many. Cable dispatches have told of
the success of the new serum abroad.
and Dr. Friedman has recently given
tho secret of his serum to the German
Imperial Board of Health.
Aroused by the case of his own houne
hold Mr. Plnluy has cabled his offer to
Dr. Prleifman, one of his conditions be
ing that the doctor shall demonstrate per
sonally the value of his serum In New
York, within the next few weeks. Ills
proposition requires that 5 per cent of
cures In 100 cases be shown. Ho would
provide hospital beds for the patients
free. Mr. Flnlay said that the million
might "reduce him to the bread line
class," as he was not a multl-mllllonalre.
but he thought It would be worth while
to make tho sacrifice If he could do such
a helpful thing for humanity.
Women Given Permit
to Erect Stand
WASHINGTON, Jan. S3. The American
Woman Suffrago association scored a
victory over the local Inaugural commit
tee today at a hearing before the Bimate
committee on buildings nml giounds. The
coram ttec determined to grant the wginen
Ky hi iwwi it r i
"'"I..... .....1.1 ., -..I,.H lon,l n.
l" uu"" ,
.'poslto the treasury, for the snffruge
parade, March 3, unless II. o Inaugural
committee will consent to tno nee or me
jstands belt. built for the www of the
Arthur Brandeis is Being
Made Over at Muldoons
. . . nrande,B returns nonie
W',c" A .. I... u!?.." v o, Mm
I IIVAl W ton UMl MiiuiMiitv. vv.HV,w..,
It Is expcotel that ho will have to be In-
li-n,inrui ncriiln tri all his former ac-
: u:TZlZZot u,e
The reason for this expectation Is
wireless Information that Instead ot tuk-
1 ,g u trip to Panama, ns planned. Mr.
weeks as a guest at tne ramous Aiuiuoun
training resort on the Hudson, where the
ex-wrestling champion Is supposed to
make run-down men over Into u combina
tion of Hercules and Adonis. From let
ters received here It Is learned that the
Omaha merchant prince has been put
inrougn an ine vnuu mcb. ....u
i siKiis of athletic discipline aild dietary
l.iluirAHa wlltirinr favnr nr rllRerltnlnatlnn.
i ..- -
' n,,,iu "aving to get. up at a
J o'clock In the morning," he Is said to
ADVANCE IN RATES
' ON HAYJTHORIZED
Interstate Commerce Commission
Allows Railroads to Charge
More 'to Chicago.
WAGNER VISITS THE CAPITAL
Itrsluneil District Attorney Appears
Ueforec Attorney tJrnernl In pon-
L nectlon vlth Proposed Pardon -
f. ' for HUiax. Knlls Mnn. . J
(From ft Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON, Jan. 25.-(Hpeclul Tele
graui.) The Interstate Commerce com
mission today granted the application of
railroads In the northwest for permis
sion to advance rates on hay from points
In louu, MlnnesoUi, the Dakotns, Wiscon
sin and Illinois to Chicago, to become ef
fective Immediately. The railroads gave
notice of tljese advances early last year
to tnke effect March IB, but because f
protests from hay shippers In tho north
west the proposed Increase In rates was
suspended penilng a hearing.
Except for two stations In Minnesota,
where the advance Is 5 cents per hun
dred pounds, the Increases range fit m
Is to l',4 cents and nre said to average
generally about 2 cents.
Ttider western classification hay takes
the Class C late, but to Chicago and
other terminal markets commodity rates
lower than this class have generally ob
tained. The advances permitted today by the
committee bring the rates up to the
"Class C basis In most Instances, the
exception being In the case of long hauls,
and in the case of the Milwaukee road,
which has observed a maximum advance
of 3VS cents.
To Minneapolis, Milwaukee and St.
I.outs. the commodity rates have been
advanced to tho same basis, but as the
CIbbs C rates to Chicago an lto other
markets to do always represent tlie same
spread as the commodity rates, the In
creases to Chicago are greater In n num
ber of Instances.
From points In Mlimw-otu to Minne
apolis and from points in addition to Mil
waukee, no change has yet been made
because of the rates fixed by the state
Tho railroads, however. asert their in
tention to make similar advances In these
Wuunrr In Wnxlil nirlon.
15, E. Wagner of Sioux Falls, H. D..
former United States district attorney for
South Dakota, wits In Washington today
In conference with officials of the De
partment of Justice In the application
for pardon of Charles D. Hyde of South
(Continued on Page Two.)
have declared, "but It's u little tough to
have to ride horseback for hours on an
empty stomach. Perhups I should not
say 'ride,' because much of the time they
mako us dismount and run alongside ut
As to food, the complaint' from Mr.
nrandels Is that they give him everything
(io doesn't wunt and nothing that he does
like. The first day he was Incarcerated
he went to tho telephone to call up his
wife In Now York by long distance only
to be peremptorily ordered away.
"Stop that!" shouted the attendant.
"Don't you know that no one Is per
mitted to use u telephone here except the
Fortunately there Is -no ban on letter
writing nt Muldoon's within the hours
arslgned for leisure, which accounts for
some of the seoiets ot Mr. Ilrandcls'
sojourn leaking out.
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J ' DUNDEE ' " ' FLORENCE '
Way and the Welcome
ONE SCHOOL ON ONE CAMPUS
Consolidation Best Flan for the
University of Nebraska.
OPINION OF AN ABLE EDUCATOR
I'rrnldrnt Vnn lllun of llnlvr rl t jr nt
WUcotmlit Wrllra t it Chancel
lor Avery tttronicly En
President Charlos H, Van Hlse of tho
University of Wisconsin, lias written to
CliHiKelWir Bamuel Avery qf .thA)nlvar
slly ot, Nebraska, very strongly, endors
ing the .plan for consolidating the activi
ties of the I'nIVerBlty of Nebraska. on
the proposed new campus nt tho state
farm. Lincoln. President Van lilso writes
"MADISON, Wis., Jan. 1!., I9t3.-My
Dear Chancellor Avery: It Is my under-!
standing that tho University of Nebraska ,
has six blocks' near tlln center ot .the city
of Lincoln, upon which are louated the
buildings In which .the work In liberal
arts, puro science and engineering are
carried on; and that the university also
owns several hundred acres of laud on
thl border ot the city of Lincoln ut a
distance of two or three miles from Hie
blocks mentioned. My further under
standing Is that at the present time or in
tho near futuro tho university must have
additional buildings for other needs than
"The question Is, therefore: Shall the
work of the university be carried on In
two places or shall those parts of the
university which are near the center of
tho city of Lincoln bo transferred to the
extensive tract upon which the agricul
tural buildings are located?
I.iioUm 4 ,n- ". Him Ah cud.
"The answer to this Is apparent If one
will not consider the tlvo years coming,
but the scores of yearB to come. What
will be the needs In the way of buildings
und grounds of those parts of the univer
sity now located in the city of Lincoln a
century hence? It Is certuln that these
needs cannot be met cten approximately
upon six blocks of ground, and If the
main part of the university Is to be con
tinued where It Is now located, this will
Involve great expense in extending the
campus ut a place where ground Is very
(Continued on Pago Three.)
! Peruvian Aviator
Flies Across Swiss
Alps in 25 Minutes
DOMODOSALLA, Italy, Jan. 2i. Jean
nielovuccl, the Peruvian aviator, flew
across the Swiss Alps from Brig to thlJ
c ty In less than halt an hour today.
He ascended at Hiig In his monoplami
on the stroke of noon and lunded here at
exactly twenty-five minutes past 12.
nielovuccl had been waiting for favor,
able weather since January B. He fol
lowed the same course over the Slmplon
Pass as was taken by his compatriot
Chavez, in 'September, 1910. Chavez ac
complished' the flight, but In landing was
huit severely and later died from his In
Jut U s.
nielovuccl had made one previous at
temrt to cross the Alps on January 14.
but after uscennlng C.O00 feet was forced
to make a hurried land'ng, owing to u
defect In his motor.
TROLLEY CAR HITS TRAIN;
ONE DEAD TWENTY HURT
LOCKPOItT, NV Y., Jan. iVrOiio man
v. as killed nnd .twenty persons setlously
Itilured In a collision between u. trolley
p,)Re nger train and a freight train on
I tho International railway here tarly to-
day. The Injured are all members of
the Lockport aerie of the Fraternal Or
der of Eagles, v. hp were returning from
h lodge entertainment tu Huffalo last
night The freight train was standing
on Hip main line when the passenger
train crashed Into It The forward car
of the passenger train and the rear cur
ot the freight were demolished.
LEVEE BREAKS NEAR
Immense Area of Finest Farming
Land in the State Will
DAMAGE , WILL BE ENORMOUS
rlMiiters Who liiist I.nnl VenrV Crop
Kni' Srnnil DtsHste'r An
other llrcnk Ncnr llel
VICKBUUIIQ, Miss., Jan. 15. The Ueu
luh levee on the east side of the Mlssh
slppl river near Greenville, Miss., hroko
today, and the flood waters ure pouring
over soma ot tho finest farmings lands 'n
The crevasses was caused by tho set
tling of the foundatldn III tho jiow levee,
Klfteen hundred men, Including several
hundrej Mississippi convicts, had been
working day and night for tho last wee
In an attempt to rebuild the lavce, which
was carried away by last sprlng'.s flood
Last night tho new lovco was two feet
above the water stage, but the river was
rising rapidly, and when tho new founda
tlon settled today the big embankment
It Is not believed possible to close the
crevusse and the government and state
letee workers will try to savo the lovees
at Fillers and Lake Jefferson, where ttie
Increasing floods arc threatening,
The wutcrs of the new Heuliih eravasse
probably will flood a section of the coun
try sixty miles In length and from five
to fifteen miles In width, extending south
to a point Just north of Vlcksburg. No
life loss has been reported.
News of the crevasse wo telephoned
to communities In tho threatened section
and runners on horse back were dls
patched to plantations south and east ot
the break, It Is feared thousands ot
head of live stock will be drowned.
The crevasso Is at the head of Lako
Ueulah, twenty miles north ot Greenville.
It Is believed Greenville Is In no danger,
and much of the high delta land Inun
dated last summer probably will not bo
submerged. Crop preparations in the
section which will be flooded woro well
under way. Planters who lost their en
tire crop lust year now face the threat
of having their lands submerged for sev
eral months, 'nt least, while a recurrent
spring rise would keep tho flooded sec
tion under water until late In tho sum
mer. CAIKO, III.. Jan. 25.-The flood has be
come so serious around Ilelmont, Mo.,
that tho 8t. Louis, Iron Mountain &
Southern railroad today discontinued
service on Its Ilelmont brunch. The
water which has broken through the MIs
klsslppl river levee. Is flooding much
wheat land In southeastern Missouri.
T15HHI5 HAUTE, lnd Jan. 2J. Kour j
hundred und fifty miners are idle In the
Clinton coal fields on account ot high I
waters. Mine trains have betn uhun- j
doned and the men will be Idle until the I
water subsides. The great coal fields
west of here are covered with water and i
men employed In tho large mines fucu i
constant danger ot a cuve In. i
WAIST AND DRESS MAKERS
RESUME WORK MONDAY
NKW YOHK, Jan. 20. -More, than a
hundred Independent manufacturers '
LjHreed today to iWn tne protocol adopted
Biy the t'nlon Dress ana Waist Maker !
and the Kmployers' association and the '
belief today was that this nuuld settle
the strike In that trade by Monday, '
With a settlement In sight, tho waist j
and dress workers have abandoned the
parade planned for Monday. ;
Four young women were arrested today
for assaulting a girl on her way to work
In a factory affected by tho strike. "The
girl was knocked down and beaten with
umbrellas and finally was rescued by a
GLUT OF NEW BILLS
CLOGS THE WHEELS
AS BUSINESS LUGS
Fife Hundred Twenty-Six Measures
Before Legislature to Date and
Scarcely One Considered.
i EIGHT DAYS FOR REMAINDER
Shortening Time for Introduction
Has Little Effect.
GENERAL MANAGERS ARE FEW
Some Think There Are Too Many
for Good of Cause.
NEW BOARD OF INSURANCE
Sentiment mtinic tli I)emoernt In
t't-rutr lc purl in cut hut Wilt
Tnkr Tliln llrmich jif Illini
um from Anilltnr.
il'Yotn a .Staff Coriespoiidenl.)
LINCOLN. Neb., .Inn. . (Special.) -
I The legislature, especially the democratic
house end, Is proceeding very slowly. If
not deliberately. In transacting stato bul
ness. Tho principal work of the house
members so far has been to Introduce
bills. In the twelve days which they
have worked during the last eighteen
days, the members have tlropptd In !I62
bills, while the senate has 161 to Its
credit. There are only eight more days
In which bills tuny be Introduced, except
the big appropriation bills, but this
does not mean Hit house will not get
away with COO or 700. With such a
number to consider the house has not yet
debated n bill In thu committee of the
whole. It has passed tho two men)
ticket bills for tho members and em
ployes and that Is all. It Is very evi
dent tho house lacks a general mannger,
or It hns too many managers,'
Two years ago tho democrats ot the
house got so slow about passing a
measure that It was necessary for Arthur
Mullen and John Il'yrncs to coinn down,
move Into tho speaker's room nnd force
business they desired through tho ses
sion. This year John Hyrnes has been
here frequently, but Arthur Mullen hns
been down only twice. He was here this
morning and It may bo the two are going
to toko charge again.
Ilrynii'n flelplnu- llnnd.
Charlie Uryan holoM out In election Dr
Kelley speaker und In forcing an open
rtlucus, but his helping hand has been
turned toward the governor slnco the or
ganization of tho house and now he
Is going away for ten days or more.
Thdtinh tho house, has developed no
rom&rkaV'e ability to run Its own bust.
ness, It knows how all the stabs depart
ments should he conducted und, Jt M
appointed committees to go through the
records and promulgate a system by
Which the statu business shall bo man
aged nt less expense and with more pro
ficiency. These committees ar supposed
to be ready to report tack a pUn during
tho next fow days which will completely
revolutionize tho present system.
Ilonrd of Insurance.
There Is a sentiment among the demo
cratic house members to place tho Insur
ance department of state under a board
of Insurance and sUto II out of the hands
ot the state auditor. Borne house members
believe It would bo bettfr to have the
Insurance commissioner appointed by a
board and tho affairs ot the office sub
ject to the approval of the board, like
the bunking board than to have the of
fice tied up with that Of the state audi
or. Just how far such measure will
get cannot be forecasted, but It Is almost
a certainty tlvat an effort will bo made
to make this depirtment Independent of
MOUU1IUAD TO HAVE FULL STAFF
Governor I'lnnnlnur to Issue Call
(from a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 25. (Special.)
Now is the time for colonels ot Jots
governors to get out their uniforms and
clean them up, for there may be a
demand for this kind of clothing shortly.
Reports' to tho contrary, notwithstand
ing, his excellency will have a real staff
of colonels, some who have wont the
blue and smelled powder In many ball
rooms and Borne who are yet Ignorant
of tho Joy ot being n civilian colonel.
Among thoso In Omaha who are likely
to be railed from their present peaceful
pursuits are thu following; Adolf Storz,
Myer Klein. Felix J. McShane, D.
O'Hrlen. Charles B. Liver, A. D. Fetter
niun, Tom Hyrnes and several others,
Theso have not been offlclev appointed,
but when tho list Is made up, beyond
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