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OMAHA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, MJBKrAHY 1l liU.l TWELVE PACIKK.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
BY MEXICAN TROOPSj
Battle Renewed in Morning and
p i4 ah t
Continues All Day Without I
SCENE IN HEART OF CAPITAL i
Cannon Will Be Used Only with
Great Danger to Foreigners.
MADERO IS STILL IN OFFICE
Ambassador at Washington Denies
Report of Resignation.
TWO BATTLESHIPS ON THE WAY
Virginia nnd Georgia Leave CJuaii
tnnnnio for Tern Cms nml, Tam
plco Two Wnrohlps nn
tlie West Conn!.
MEXICO CITY. Fob. 11.-4. P. M.-The
rebe forces under General Diaz are hold
ins, their own against the federals. The
fire has become much lighter.
WASHINGTON. Feb. ll.-Confldentlal
dispatches frdm Mexico which reached
Washington tonight. Indicated that the
regular army In the state of Chihuahua
has deserted President Madero and that It
Is prepared to go over almost to a mah
tv Fel'x Diaz.
MEXICO f CIT Y. Feb. ll.-Fightlng has
been In progress In the streets of the
city since 10 o'clock this morning. Neither
the rebels nor the federal troops vhad ob
tained any advantage up to mldafter
noon. The action was accompanied by
heavy artillery fire.
The scciie of the buttle Is In the very
heart of the Mexican capital.
Should the cannon of the opposing
forces come into action and there ap
peared to be no doubt this morning that
such was the Intention of the leaders,
the bursting shells will inevitably do
enormous damage to the buildings in the
commercial and residential quarters. A
considerable part of the structures In
both sections are occupied by foreign
The cable office is directly
in the line of fire,
Madero Spend Night in I'alace.
President Francisco Medero and the
members of his cabinet spent the night in
the national palace.
Madero has a total of not less than
6,000 soldiers In the city and expects
further reinforcements shortly.
Felix Diaz, the rebel leader, has some
3,000 men underd his command. The ad
vantage given him by the character ot
the artillery .has .now been -lost,, lno.nt!",
" aVWlttfSrJthBB had time to bring up
field guns even from as far as Cucr
navaca. Generals Vlctorlano Huerto, Felipe
Angeles and Jose Marie de La Vega, the
federad commanders, began placing their
men in position before daybreak today.
The streets leading westward from the
palace toward the position occupied by
the rebels, were used for parking the
reserves of loyal infantry, cavalry and
artillery. At the ends of these streets
tederM outposts wero stationed to bo
Bin the battle.
The Alamada, the big central park of
the capital, was selected ,hy federal
commanders as the mobilization point for
the government troops.
Two Mom Cities far Dins.
WASHINGTON. Feb. 11. Unconfirmed
reports are received here that Zacaiccua
and Oaxaca have declared for Dlr.z, who
la quoted as saying that delay was hurt
ing his cause, but that he preferred to
a-vtold more bloodshed and arrange. If
passible, a good Issue from negotiation
being carried on with General Huerta.
Organization of the foreign "guard
progressing and In response to Ambassa
dor Wilson's representations Huerta Ins
placed uniformed "police in the American
Vera Cruz, where the battleship Vir
ginia is bound. Is cut oft from rellablo
Information 'from the Mexican capital,
and the people are excited over a rumor
that the rebels are planning to atta?i
Pedro Lascuraln, Mexican minister for
foreign . affairs, today telegraphed nt
Madero Still In Office.
"Reported resignation of President
Madero absolutely false. The governors
of the states remain faithful. The cap
ital is In the hands of tha. government,
rebels holding only the arsenal."
The battleships Virginia and Georgia ot
the Atlantic fleet put out from Guantan
amo at 2 a. ni. today for Mexico. The
Virginia will go to Vera Cruz and tne
Georgia to Tamplco.
The Colorado and South Dakota at San
Diego, Cal., are under orders to sail to
day for Mexican ports on the Pacific side.
Cruiser Colorado Nulla. I
SAN DJEGO, Cal., Feb. ll.Uuder
Hurry orders from Washington, tho ar
mored cruiser Colorado, flagship of the
Pacific fleet, yith Rear Admiral W. H.
H. Southerlaud on board, sailed this
morning for Wazatlan. The admiral will
direct the movements of the several
United States vessels now In Mexican
waters on the west coast. The cruiser
South Dakota la ready to sail 'on abort
For Omaha, Council Bluffs and Violn
Ity Fair, not much change In tempera
ture. Temperature at
O ma tin Yesterday.
t i & n 17
V,l a. m is
Vl a. m 11
Hl 8 a. m 11
9 a. m a
jTf3 10 a. m. 12
JJI 11 a. in 15
JpjA 2 p m',Y 21
JJ. 4 p.' m',',y.'.'..'.'.','.'.', H
p) 5 p. m...., 23
JfAC p. m... . 22
7 p. m 4. 21
k P. m,
Six Thousand Turks
Reported Killed in
Fighting at Bulair
SOFIA. FeU-ll.-The Tmkish army In
the peninsula of Uallipoll lost men
end flfti officers during the flsrntliig at
,BuU,l,r tu ' "lc,al Prt
Severn! thousand Turkish soldiers are
I declared to hac fallen In a battle before.
I the Tchalja lines on February 9. and
th.?"i"!!?,8 n.a v.h.BrkeU'"
"The Bulgarian army having repulsed
several Turkish attach along the Tcha
talja lines, except on the extreme right
flank where thoy were exposed to the
convergent fire from the Turkish war
ships in the sea or Marmora and the
gulf of Buyuk Chekmedje, retired to
fresh positions to the rear. The losses
of the Butgntlans wero Insignificant,
while those of the Turks amounted to
several thousand men, mainly duo to the
excellently directed Bulgarian shell fire.
"The Bulgarians are entrenching their
positions In front of Bulalr. Large bodies
of mun have been sent out to clear the
field ot battlo of the bodies of Turkish
soldiers which number from 6,000 to 6,000.
It Is believed the number of wounded
Turks must be more than 11,000.
"The Turkish warships shelled the Bui
garlan left flank all day, but only killed
one and slightly wounded nnother Bul
"The Turkish troops which descended
upon Charkeul near the port of Rodosto
on Saturday and Sunday, 'were almost
surrounded by" the Bulgarian army and
were compelled hastily to retlro to their
transports under the protection ot the
"The Bulgarian Infantry on shore kept
up a deadly fire on the small boats
loaded with Turkish troops, lnflictlrg
losses amounting to several thousand men.
The Bulgarian losses In the whole affair
did not exceed 100 killed and wounded."
Firemen on Eastern
Roads Ready to Quit
NEW YORK. Feb. ll.-With a strike
vote authorized by an overwhelming ma
jority, the Brotherhood of Locomotive
Firemen and Englnemen submitted an
ultimatum to the representatives of the
tffifty - rour eastern railroads and, neither
side yielding tho conference adjourned.
Officers- of the Brotherhood are now
authorized to call a strike at once, but
Its president. W. S. Carter will, as a
last resort, submit to the railroads late
today a written statement of the union's
attitude. If a compromise on the ques
tion of wages and working conditions is
not reached, more than 30,000 men may
leavo their engines within forjly-olght
"We presume you Intend., to withdraw
ryour orfTfftrhrnhe. service," sold Chair
man Ellsha Lee, for the railroads, as
the conference broke-up. "In that event
you will be taking a grave responsibility."
Ninety-six and five-tenths per cent of
the firemen young are, n favor or a
btrlke against the fifty-four eastern rail
roads, according to the official count of
the ballot. a
The railroads have steadily refused tJ
arbitrate under the Brdman act. TfTo
tlremen have been equally firm In their
refusal to nbldo by a. decision of the spe
cial arbitration commission such as ic
cently passed on tho engineers' wage
The conference adjourned without any
agreement having been reached. Neither
side would make concessions. No plars
for any futuro meetings were announce'!,
but It Is believed that further negotia
tions will be opened before a c(risis U
Six-Year Term Bill
Goes Over Until
WASHINGTON. Feb. U.-The Clayt 11
resolution for a constitutional imen.i
ment for a six-year single presidential
term, effective In 1921, to exempt Tatt.
Wilson or Roosevelt from Its operation,
was put over to the next congress today
by the house Judiciary committee. This
Indicates that no action will be taken m
the Works slnglo term resolution already
passed by the senate.
to Buy Revolver
to Kill Himslf
PUEBLO. Colo., Feb. 11. By mort'aB'-
Ing Ills piano yesterday Isaac Eyer, ased
68 years, of this city, secured money to
purchase a revolver, with which' the po
lice say he killed himself. ICyers' bidy
was found on a bridge over the Arkansas
river last night, and It was supposed he
was murdered by holdup men. Today the
police recovered the revolver from tin
river, where It Is supposed Eyers hud
thrown It after shooting himself.
Rosa Sarto, Sister
of -Pope, is Dead
ROME, Feb. 11. Tho pope's sister, Rosa
Sarto. died today In Rome ot paralysis.
iShe had been 111 for some dava and ''the
-physicians In attendance had expected a
I fatal outcome. She was 77 years old.
! CHIEF JUSTICE PEELLE
RETIRES FROM BENCH
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11. Chief Justlca
Stanton J. Pcele of the United States
court of appals heaved a long sigh of
relief today because his work and worry
on the bench were virtually ended. ' Sev
enty years of age and twenty-one yeaf
Irrthe court of claims, the chief Justice
yesterday had the satisfaction of hearing
his last opinion delivered In the case rf
u Baltimore contractor who sought and
failed to collect an extra amount on
work done In the army war- college.
Chief Justice Peelle. was appointed t,o tho
bench In 1(92 and became Its leadlnr
member lu x
FAVORED FEW GET
LOWER WATER RATES
"Kick Hard Enough or Work Your
j Pull" is the Formula that
I is Used.
MANY ALREADY HAVE DONE IT
Half a Dor.cn Instances, with Names,
Are Here Cited.
BENEFICIARIES EXPLAIN HOW
Others Must Pay the Same Old Ex
orb i taut Charges.
SPECIAL RATES CALLED REBATES
Those Who Gel Them t.'aretnlly Kn
Jfilneil by the Water Ilonrd Not
to Let Anyone Klse Know
Same old exorbitant rates for the many,
but lower rates for the favored few scorns
to be the rule of the Water board since
It lins taken possession of the water
The ordinary consumer has to pay, as
bAore, at the rati' of 33 cents a thousand
gallons as registered by his meter,- but
quite a number have been getting theirs
The favored few are those who either
kick hurd enough when paying their bills
or have a pull strong enough to get n
rebate. The rebate allowed varies from
20 to SO per cent.
All this Is dlsclo&cd by tho records In
the Water bourd office, on which the
allowances made must be noted to ac
count for the discrepancy between the
amount of water registered by the meter,
and the amount actually paid for.
Here are a half dozen of tho favored
few taken at random who have already
got reduced rates In this form:
Georire (ilueoinlnl, li-IIO North
Tnenty-Seennd II 1 1 1 fpr 1)10.80 re
duced by rebate of 2.ltO.
T. 31. Morlnrty, 131B Chicago
Illll for $11.17 reduced ly relinte of
A. YlnnlliiB, 10 Willi Avenue
Illll for reduced by rebate of
J. V. llensman, rillOS North
Twenty-Fourth Hill fur Qi.UO re
duced by rebate of iptt.UO.
John Krnnek, ThlrtyWilril and K,
South Oninbn Illll tof 52.7r re
duced by rebate of 9110.18.
H. A. Collins .t Co., all! -4 Cumins;
Dill for SIVU.dr, reduced by rebate
JiiMt llotv It In Aeeompllsheil.
"How did I get my water bill reduced?
Why. I Just went up to the city hall
where the bills are paid and told them
In the water office what I thount of
(hem," said ona mafi In response to nn
Inquiry os to how he did It. "I took my
bills with mo and shuwed them that the
amount, had lncreased-tremcndously since
the, city took over the plant. I s'aldft'Tw
wbb an outrage to lead 'people to believe
the Water board would give them relict
from Imposition by the water company,
and then soak It to them lite that. NO,
there's uann't any leak, and It was the
same meter I had hod all the time, nml
I don't bellove we let any faucets run
accidentally. That's Just what I told them
at the water office, and finally they said i
'AH right, we'll let you pay what you
think you ought to pay, and let It go nt
that." They cut my blli almost In halt,
but told me not to let anyone else know
about It, because It was done as a special
favor to me, and .they didn't want to
have to cut other people's bills."
Another man who got a nice rebate
explains: "I Just kicked, and I kicked
good and hard, and said I wouldn't stand
for the tylll they were trying to put over
.on me. I said I would go Into court and
resist It, and I got my reduction, all
Webb Liquor Bill
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11. By a Viva,
voce vote the house late today repasse.!
tlx! Webb bill to prohibit tho shipment
of (intoxicating liquors' Into ."dry" states
as (t passed the senate yesterday, and
thereby removed a parliamentary ob
stiuctton which threatened to delay Its
final passage until another session t
The' bill as passed by the senate was
Identical with the house measuie, but
when It was substituted for the Kenvon-
ShcUDard bill In the Rpnnln tlin ninnhr t
of the senate bill was allowed to remain
on the passed bill.
This, according to House Parllauieu-
, tariau urisp, maae tne measure an en
I tlrely new one so far as the house Is
To secure consideration for tho senate
bill on the floor of the house during tho f
crowded last days of the
other sneclal rula with the nm not-lit., i
mentary fight that accompanied the rum
under which the bill was originally
passed by the house will be necessary.
Lynch Horse Thieves
ST. PETERSBURG, Feb. ll.-A double
lynching occurred today near Kharkov.
rA mob of S,000 peasants stormed tin ;ai).
demolished the building, seized a h iii v
thief and lynched him. Then they pro
ceeded to the police department snd re
peated the performance with an-'Uiwr
ihorsethlef who was confined there:
BOISE BANK PRESIDENT
GIVEN PRISON TFRM i Further confqrence wjth house was de
uivuiv niiouit 1 t-nl" Inianded on executive, legislative and Ju-
BOISE, Idaho, Feb. 11. Edward Payne,
former preslnent of the defunct Bo'se
State bank, who was convicted last Sun
day of making a false report to the state
bank examiner, today was sentenced to
serve an Indeterminate term of from six
months to throe years In the Idaho peni
tentiary. lllar llotef In Winnipeg Hum.
WJNN1PKO. Feb. 11. Tho Hotel Suth
erland was destroyed by fire early today.
More than fifty guests and eirlplojes
were carried to nafety from the upper
windows by the firemen. No lives were
lost. The property damago Is 110O,OX.
Intense cold hampered the firemen.
From the Courier Journal.
CAPTAIN SCOTT'S LAST WORD
Writes Appeal for Dependents of
Men Who Lose Lives,
FUND CREATED FOR CREW
Explorer It of ore He started Soufh
Armoured for Proceeds uf Ilia
Hook to lie Distributed
an Ho mm.
IXDNDON. Feb. ll.-3rlef and pride lt
the simple narrative of high courage.
i endurance and sacrlflco given In Captain
Robert F. Scott's farewell munsnge to
the world are close competitors for domi
nance in the feeUngs of the British public
"It is a white and not a black mpurnlng
wo wcor for these gallant souls who have
done and dared so greatly," was the
comment of a cabinet minister today.
The clostng words of Captain Scott's
"Had we lived 1 should have had a tale
to tell of the hardihood, the endurance und
tho courage of my companions which
would have stirred the heart of every
lEngllshmjau. These rough notes and
our dead bodies must tell the tale. But
surely, surety a grout, rich country like
ours will see that those who are dependent
i upon us are properly provided for."
These words have had an electric ef
fect, Steps are on foot already to re
spond to his uppeal to tho nation by ar
surlng a comfortable future for thodc
dependent upon the men, who, whllo
awaiting certain death, could still write
they did not regret their Journey.
Fund for Men.
Captain Scott's Interest in he welfare
of his men wuh emphasized by practi
cally the last business he transacted be
foi he loft to Join the expedition In New
Zealand. This was the sale of Ills story.
He declined to make any private profit
from the transaction and decided the total
receipts should go to Increase the finances
of his men In the dangers of tho Antarctic
It was arranged that all sums from
tho story of the adventure should be.
distributed among the members of the'
(Continued on Page Two.)
:The National Oanital
Tuenduy, February 11, 11)1 It.
Senators Chilton arid Watson of West
Virslnlu were formally oxunerated from
churges of corruption In their election.
Campaign funds investigating commit
tee began Its inquiry into campaign.
Several rallroud presidents lettltled be
fore Interstate commerce committee tit
hearing on bill for physical valuation of
Joint commission for Investigation of
parcel post organized, with Senator Brls
tow ue chairman.
j Parsed Polndexter resolution catling on
secretary of treasury for reasons for
I treasury order authorizing deposit of
j customs receipts In national banks.
Senator Fletcher Introduced bill for col-
lection by census bureau of turpentine and
! rosin statistics.
' Debate on Connecticut river dam bill
was resumed, with ngreement to volo on
It Hllrlnir thta eu9n Ive flnv. ,
Idlclal appropriation bin carrying cm-
merce court provision,
Resumed consideration of agricultural
Naval affairs committee voted to recom
mend construction of two battleships,
Judiciary commute deferred until next
session action on Clayton resolution for
single six-year presidential term.
Passed utirlcultural bill carrjlng ap
proximated I17.000.000. '
Representative lleflln In speech eulo
gized Ieater Bryan, the Kentucky corn
club boy, who died here.
Attorney General Wlckersham declined
to submit his reason for withholding war
rants against the BUnd&rd Oil company
otftlCAls la Te
A$&,for the S, P, 0,
Towing Combine is
j GlVen Opportunity
I to Obey the Law
CMOVEIAND, O,. Feb, 11. Tit decree
of the Un)fed Hl.at circuit court nt (,'h
Clijiuitl dlssolylriK jhe Uroat Lakes Tqs
Ing company hh a monopoly in yonlnil'dT
tho towing hulness of the fourteen pr'u
clpnl ports of the Great Lakes was iv
ceUed here today. Tho suit asking t'm
nlseolutton of Alio Groat I.uken TuwIub
compuny was filed June 18, 1910.
The decree Vroltos that letters of .he
towing company officials to Its agents u
various ports not only stipgoAtrd to them
the cutting of rtes, but In some In
stances suggested tho bribery of port
officials, It being suggested that 'lh-
grease" would be furnished by tlm main
The company, however, Is Riven tho
alternntlvu of presenting a plan eliminat
ing ltn alleged N Illegal mlmliilstratlvo
practice" and safeguarding tho rlRhts of
its competitors when It shall be allowed
to continue In operation. This must ba
presented In thirty days, or a plan it
dissolution must the(n bo agreed upon.
Thrf Pittsburgh 'Hteamshlp company lj
exonerated of complicity In the oomblnn
tlon. Five West Virginia -Solons
With Taking Bribes
Charleston! w. va.. Feb. ii.-Fivo
members. of the legislature of "et 'ri
glnta, wero arrested latu this 'afternoon
on warrants Issued at ths Instance of
the prosecuting attorney. The men nr
rested are Senator B. A. Smith of hi
Fourjh district. Delegates H, U. O. Rhodes
ot Mlngo county, Dr. T. J. Asbury if
Putnam county, David B. Hill ot Mason
county, Ralph Duff of Johnson county. '
The five are charged wlth having ac
cepted IM.OOO for voting for William Sty
mour Edwards for United States senator.
Hhoadcs is alleged to. have received HS.ojO.
Duff 12,000 and the other three 11,000 ea.h
After. It Is alleged, they were given
the money they wero taken Into anotho!
room at the hotel, where they were ur
rested by Sheriff. Bonner Hill und
Prosecuting Attorney Townsend.
H. P. Officials to .
lvTfllrP TmiV flf T?narl
ITldilVU XUUI UI XliUdU
NEW YORK. Feb. 11 Robert S. Iivett.
chairman of tho Union Pacific Railroad
company, with other officials of that iaail,
with other offlclaU of that load will
leave Thursday fofftour embracing all
Important points on the system us far as
the Pacific coast. On the same day
Julius Kruttschnltt. chairman of tho
Southern Pacific company, will start with
a number of his associates on the South
ern Pacific board, for a tour over that
system. Tho purpose of these trips, It it
said. Is to clear up, various details mail
necessary by the segregation of the two
roads, some of which cannot be handled
at this point.
at Ames is Robbed
AMES, la., Feb. ll.-(8poclal Telegram.)
Fourteen Bold watches, JIS6 worth ot
table rllvnr and t'JO In cash were stolon
fropi the1 Sigma Nu fraternity house be.
twsen 5,and i o'clock this morning. Tho
burglar started to leave with five over
coats, but dropped them at the front door.
The tli'if or thieves are be!lev4 to be
local men. There Ls no dus
iWHY NASBY WAS FIRED
Camp Says it Was Because He Re
fused to Pay Assessment.
READS LETTER.FR0M CHAIRMAN
Report of Inspector Nu? Removal
Wan Hern use of Improper Conduct
In Office Chnlrmnn Will
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11. With the vex
Hinltiatlon of Postmaster, Camp of Heebc,
Ark., the s'enule campaign funds commit
tee today launched Into an Inquiry of the
cainpnlgn of HM2. Mr. Camp was the first
witness Interrogated In regard to funds
raised or expanded, between the tlmo uf
thu nominating conventions of last year
and the presidential election. Inquiry Irto
this phase of political activity was au
thorized by a recent resolution of tho
DetallH of nil assessment upon office
holders In Arkansas by the republican
statu committee wore described by Camp,
who said he recently had been compoll.!
to resign under protest as postmaster at
Camp pioduced letters signed by Gui
don If, Campbell, treaHUier of tho rcpuli-i
IIchii stuto committee, demanding a con
tilbutlon of JS0. Camp observed that w.is
3 per cent of his salary and he did not
make the contribution, lie sent tho first
letter to Postmaster General Hitchcock,
he said, asking whether he would be u.
moved If he failed to comply with th
rruuest. He received no answer, he aid,
but in November and December re'esiwd
lettys from First Assistant Postmnster
General .(irandrield, demanding his resig
nation. ' Vtinrirra Aicnliial Postmaster.
'v1tflu"'.t of two Inspectors were said by
.the Postoftloe department to have formed
the basis for the demand, but Camp,
guiding his resignation , Under " protest,
declared hp hhd een the victim )f a
conspiracy. The Postotflce department
charged him with being Incompetent, full
ing to treat patrons, properly, not em
ploying sufficient help and discharging an
employe, without cause.
Tho letters presented to the cohunittee
by Cnmp were all signet) Hi fdc-almlle of
Gordon H. Campbell's handwriting und
were 'in u general form, with tho nmoii'it
and the name of the addressee filled In.
On each envelope was the following
notice In large type:
Notice: This letter not to bo opened In a
building occupied by the aovernmcnt In
: thu transaction ot official business.
! Ono letter dated-September 21. 1912. re-
if',,re,, to the need for money In'the na.
. tloiml oampalgn and said In part:
"You wero called on In u previous ltt"t
to contribute IX) to the campaign fund,
l.'p to dute 1 have received no remittance.
Why should you not have enough fmti lot
ism to respond to this call as otheri In
our own party have responded not only
those who are holding office, but thoiie
who uru not holding office who believe
In tho principles of the party and who
want to see the present administration
and our splendid prosperity continued. I
tiust you will not rtqulre me to a rite
you another letter, but will respond ot
once so that we can render the necessary
aid to the national committee"
Letter from Campbell.
Another latter also signed with the rub
ber stamp tilguuturo of Mr. CampbelV tnd
dated October 8, 1912, said In part:
"I regret exceedingly that you nave
felled to respond to my urgent and re
peated leqyeet for financial aid In tho
present campaign. I hope to receive by
return mall your remittance of 139. pioa'sVr
do not compel me to make another call.
A republican reaping the fruits of tiroi
perity, brought about by our's parti's
policies. Is to my mind an Ingrate wlnn
ho refuses to aid his party when aid K
(Continued on Pa Two.)
HAVE PHOTOS TAKEN
AT LINCOLN SHAFT
Decide to Honor Anniversary by
Repairing to Monument for
THEN THEY MAY GO TO WORK
Will Decide Today Whether to Pro
long Day's Sessions.
CAMPUS REMOVAL LIVE TOPIC
Objcotion Expressed in Lincoln to
City Council Move.
ANTI SUFFRAGIST CAMPAIGN'
New York lilternttire on 5ubJee.t
IteliiKT Kent to Member Contbnt
tlnsr Arnrumriitn Advnneed by
Wnmen In Flnhl
(From ft Staff Correspondent i
LINCOLN, Neb.. Feb. tl.-Sperlal TcV-grnm.)--Tho
loglslnfure will observe Lin
coln's birthday tomorrow by taking a
recess at 3:30 o'clock and lining up li
fiont of the I.lncnlfi monument and ha
ing a group picture taken.
Tomorrow tho house will dcchln
whether It Is to meet nt 9 o'clock and I
o"clock Instead of 10 o'clock und 2 o'clock.
Simon Introduced a resolution 011111111?
attention to tho fact that only thlrt
olght days remain In which to consider
some 1,200 measures, and asked that tho
time for nicotinic bo advanced an hour
There wns objection nnd the mnttcr wont
over one day.
Most of the afternoon In the house wui
spent In tho committee of thu whole, and
the following bills wero recommended to
H. R. SO ProhlblTs writing of names of
candidate on the primary ballot nml com
pels the county clerk to notify success
ful candidates of their nominations.
H. R, 124-Repeala law which provides
for prlntejl abstract of testimony with thu
II. R. M Judicial apportionment bill to
put Brown county Into the Sixteenth dis
trict, from the Fifteenth.
H. it. lRt To choose pollco magl-ates
111 U, InatOHd of 1913.
H. R. 213. by Smith of Doulus-To com
pel physicians to write their proscriptions
In English, wns Indefinitely postponed.
Tho state senate -this afternoon passed
the bill declaring for a ratification of the
constitutional amendment calling for thu
direct election of United States senatots.
The house passed a similar bill n week
ago, but the two measures are. not Ident
ical, and each tinlst take Its course.
Members of either hntlsn say there is no
opposition to the bill, and the differences
will probably bo harmonized nnd one or
tho othor sent tojtlie governor wlth(n a
few days. .
Tho senate today discovered n defect 'n
tho bill already passed providing for med
ical examination prior to tho granting ot
marriage licenses, ami It was culled bn -k
for amendment nnd correction.
S. F. M, by Cordon! of Red Willow -Providing
state superintendents shall ap
prove plans for all school houses In tho
S. F. 14S, by Reynolds of Dodge-Provides
that examination of bookB ot
county treasurers shall ho made every
yenr Instead of biennially.
S. F. 14t, by Klein of Gagc-Provldes
county treasurers hnll keep account ot
warrants by number.
. 8. P. lfd, by Reynolds of Dawes Raises
witness fees from 3 to S3 per day.
S. F. 31, by Plucek of Humidors Re
quires all cloth on sato to he stamped
with percentage of silk, cotton and linen,
8. F.116, by Robertson of HoltPro
vides neglected children must bo cared
for t homo If parents are competent aiid
shnll receive JlO'per month for each child
8. F. 113, by Dodge of Douglas-Penalty
for manufacturing relics' nnd placing
S. F. . by Placek of Saunders-Re-prals
law requiring printed abstracts of
transcript or bills of exception by su
8. F. S2. by BuMica of Klmlmll-Rcpeals
hill lvtng double water appropriation to
lands In western part ot state.
S. F. SI, )y Tuleott of Cedar-Ratifies
amendment to federal constitution pro
viding for popular election of United
S. F. iO. by Saunders of Douglas Pro
vides for Inspection of nursery stock.
8. F. 45, by Bushee of Kimball -Requires
irrigation ditches to be provided
with wire screen at mouth of head
ditches to protect fish.
Ordered to PminKe.
The following, bills wero ordered en
grossed for third reading In committee of
8. F. 14, by Hoaglatid uf Unco. 11 Pio
vldes for an assistant stnte cngln r to
devote full time to lrrlK"tlun work
S. F. 170, by Dodgo or Douglas-Provides
fpr appointment ot deputy asses
sots by cpunty assessor ot Douglas
On motion ot Ollls of Kearney senate
The Greatest Time
and Money Saver
Wo think of railroads,
telephones, tho telegraph,
the wireless but how
about want ads?
They are In tho same class.
It used to bo when a man
wanted help ho had to ask
among his friends where ho
could got a good stenographer,
bookkeeper, etc. TODAY ho
puts lu a want ad and tomor
row he has only to choose from
a dozen or more.
Ue lias furniture to sell
a want ad brings many
lie has-a house to rent
a want ad reiitB it ho
has a house to sell a
want ad sells it.
They ARE a great con
venience, aren't thoy!
Phone Tyler 1000.