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AND SUAREZ WILL BE
Genenl Belief that Investigation
Will Substantiate Official Ver
sion of the Killing.
ATTEMPT AT RESCUE REPORTED
Intimation that Men Were Acci
dentally Shot by Friends.
FUGITIVE LAW PROBABLY USED
Centuries-Old Method of Causing
Death in Mexico.
ACTUAL MURDERER- NOT KNOWN
Wife nuil DniiKhter
President of Mi-xlei. .Vol A I Ion i d
Sc.- Ilo.l,- Account
MKXICO f-ITV. Feb. H.-The offlca'
lnestle-a:,1i into the death or M.itio-.i
nnd Saurez Saturday Is to be begun Pt
once, but the general liellef prevatl.i t.iat
it 'vlll substantiate tho official versions
of the occurrence.
The fact that the bodies of t'ie tw
statesmen were recovered In the r?ar of
the penitentiary was e.-Malneil bj tho
statement that a second encounter oe
ci.rred rloso to the building. It is nld
the automobiles ran along a sldo lo.-d
and that Madero nnd Suares Jumped out
and were running when they were ?aiiRht
between the fires of the attacking pa.-ly,
this accounting for wounds being intllctci
oi- them from different directions.
Provisional President Hucrta nnd the
",,,rr inormes Here are earnest In tiiblr
' l-!aratlons that the " "
acting In irnnH f.,1.1, .,j . 1,
". he prisoner, 1 " "L',th
"or .cei. clrcista up, " J' ' """
the ni. i ? I'ranc'SCo Mnde,0(
tenseness nf n T,' V,!'" M,nt ,he
li J v.J "ii I" BltUn"" ha bee
lleed. There Is a marked tendencv on
flic nn.. rtr n , , "
me part of all classes to accent tho new
, . -
n rm. I'rojn various part, of,
tlm country reports have been received !
telling of further adhesions to the new
The morning newspapers also herald
the new era and prophesy Immediate
peace and the early resumption of pros
General Hucrta's government un
doubtedly, for the present at Ifrast, has
the upper hand In the country.
A committee of followers of Zapata ar
rived today to discuss arrangements to
bring about peace In the Bouth.
Reports from the state of Oaxaca In-livening following the formal entry Into
dicatc that the disaffected Indians there I Washington of 'General" Rosalie Jones
have been placated. 'and" her "army" of "hikers" from New
Hody TifkfMi- lo Mrtuxnlpiini. York, rlvaV.'lemonsti ntlons will be-iiiad?
V'lV!U2PX pi , Francisco I. Mudero, th-j)Ij' tl' sufjjw4tes and anti-suffr.igetips
dead ex-president of Mexico, was de-lnt th capital. The suffragettes have
posited In tho mausoleum of the French ' planned a large banquet and a similar
ewnetery hero shortly before noon today j affair wlllbc held by the "antls."
None of the members of his family was Mrs. Arthur SI. Dodge of New Yoru,
present, but It Is expected they will viuit j President of tho association opposed to
tlie tomb later In tho day. i woman suffrage, arrived here today avJ
A small crowd which gathered outside
the penitentiary when tho body was re
moved and shouted "Viva Madero!" was
dispersed by federal soldiers.
Permission has been granted to the
Madero family to remove the body U
San Pedro dc Lois Pinos, the family home
in the Mate of Coahulla. (
The family of the dead will ask the
right to name an attorney to represe.it
It at the official Investigation Into h's
The body of ex-Vice President Joio
Pino Suaicz was ordered removed during
the aftcrnoori to the Spanish cemetery
The request of his family- to have the
body transported to Yucatan probab'-y
will be denied.
The circumstances surrounding tl'o
death of the deposed president and vice
president of tho republic are not know.i, l
except as given In official accounts, which
do not conform In. all cases. The only
witnesses were those actually concerned
in the killing.
Tho provisional president. General
Victoriano Huerta, says the killing of
the two men was Incidental to a fight
between their guard and a party attempt
ing to liberate them. The minister of
fotcign relations, Francisco de la Bai'N,
adds that the prisoners attempted to es
cape. - Neither makes a definite state
ment as to which side fired the fatal
shots. It Is not Impossible that neither
An official Investigation has been or
dered to determine the responsibility,
and solemn promises have been made
that the guilty will be punished.
"Shot Trjlnif to Eionpn,"
Not unnaturally a great part of the
public regards the official versions with
doubt, having In mind the use for cen
turies of the notorious "ley fugn, ' inn
unwritten law, whllch Is invoked when
tho death t a prisoner Is desired. Aitsr
Its application there Is written on tl j
already had heard reports that something
unusual and serious had happened, dm
friends had endeavored up to that 1 1 un
to prevent her from learning the wftui
Soon afterward, accompanied by his
brother, Jose Perez nnd Mercedes Madero
a sister of Francisco, Senora Maden,
drove to the penitentiary, but were re-
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Forecast till 7 p. m. Tuesday:
For Omaha. Council muffs and Vicinity
Fair tonight and Tuesday; warmer to
night. i'eiupernl nrr
S a. in 5
f. a. in I
7 a. m
8 a. m
Ifl a. m
H a. m
1 p. m
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Workers Seek to
INDIANAPOLIS. 1ml . Feb 21-Hcor-ganlzatlon
of the International Associa
tion of Bridge nnd Structural Iron Work
er, nil but two of whose executive of
ficers were convicted last December of
promoting the McNamara dynamite plots
Iti connection with the union's strike
against "open shop" contractors Is
planned at the association's annual con-
teuiiuii wmcn openea louay.
It Is tho union's first convention since
that held In .Milwaukee In September.
1911. several months before John J. Mc
Namara, then the secretary, pleaded
guilty to dynamiting at Los AiiKelcs. It
was to have been held Inst September,
but was postponed "because of the
dynamite conspiracy" trial which re
sulted In thy conviction of President V.
H. Hyan nnd thirty-two other officials.
About Id) delegates from local unions
In every stnto will leprespiij the 12.0W
members in the rcorngnlzatlon.
President Itynn. who received a oven-
yrar sentence, Hip heaviest
i"r nm'w" ls t 1
Ilbertv under I
bonds pending nn appeal ls favored by
some delegates for re-election. Since his
release from Leavenworth Mr. Itynn i PnclflcSouthcrn Pacific merger was
lins been here directing the details for tho j fHel befoie the fnlted States circuit
convention. Joseph K. MeClory of , court of appeals today, when Attorney
Cleveland, acting secretary, probably will Gincral Wlckersham and llobert H. Lov
bc elected permanent secretary, to sue- elt. elmlrniun of the executive committee
CPpH ll.,I-l.n- 13 II 1. 1.. .. -
... .rauuii, uuoiner 01 tne
MeClory and Edward Lewis. San Fran
Cisco, both e.ecutlva board members,
were the only officials of the union not
convicted in tho dynamite plot. In the
coses of the other officials the Jury
sustained the government's charges that
the union's funds were appropriated that
the McNamnrn brothers and Ortle E.
McManlgal might pay the expense of
(betraying the property of contractors
who refused to employ union men.
The financial reports of the union, Sic
i l " B"ww ijf.at wa.
rxnemicn ior xne uerense fit tho trial in
""""Po'"1- This was procured through
i momben, In addition more
of the McNnmnrnn. the fund being In
-"rge of officials of the American Ved-
era lion of Labor.
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i "'''WJ nuiu Ull mr CS31UI1S oil , .
.1... ... 'government sought to destiny.
in- i-uiiveuiiuii aiu 10 ue secret.
Samuel Gompera, president of the
A,rPrlran Federation of Labor. I. ex-
lifted in nridm. ii. ,1..!. - im.., inif""" I'Hcinc ior w naicvpr ii wanieu
Will Have Rival
WASHINGTON. Feb. 21. - Saflldt;
assumed general direction of the anii-
suffrage campaign. With Miss Minnie j
rronson, ine general cecreiary, sue nega.i
the work of arranging the demonstration
oni Saturday night. Mlssl Bron.son said
tlwit an effort would be made to have a
large number of leading women ; comu
from New York for the affair. . Speaker
of national reputo will be asked to ui
dress the gathering.
No meeting will be held at George
"Washington university, as had been
planned by the nntl-suffragettes. MlS3
Ilronson was to have addressed tho stu
dents, but because of the arrival jf Mrs,
Dodge did not.
German Airman Lost
Above Fog is Nearly
Drowned in Sea
ESS13N, Germany. Feb. 21. Jose Suve
lack, a well-known German airman, had
a narrow escape from death last night
whljc attempting a venturesome flight
In his monoplane from his city to London.
He ascended during a denbe low-lyins
fog. After rasslng through this and reach-
Ing a higher altitude his compass got out
of whack. As he could not boo tho earth
he attempted to steer by the sun, but
after an hour's flight lost his bearing
and determined to land. He glided down
through the banks of the fog aond then
noticed that he was over the North Sea
A storm was blowing and the spray from
the waves was drenching his aeroplane
before lie could succeed In starting the
motor again and rising away from datiEer.
He turned his machine around and soon
after the fog cleared and he made his way
to Devcnter, Holland, ' whero he landed
after a voyage which had lasted one hour
and forty-five minutes.
Pearson's Bill is
Advanced by House
LINCOLN, Feb. 21. The stato house of
representatives this morning, sitting an
a committee of the whole, recommended
for passage Pearson's bill for lengthening
the supreme court term. An amendment
was offered by Representative I'rUu fr
a nine months' term In districts whore
that was desirable. Tho bill Introduced
b. Representative Hardin providing tr
voting away from homy was then takei
up fur consideration.
ASHES OF SEVEN.ARE
BURIED IN ONE COFFIN
HARRISRURG, Pa., Feb. 24. A single I
coffin, the ashes of the seven children
of Mr. and Mrs. George Smith, who wera
burned to death In a fire whlclAlestroye 1
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n,c iiuiuu uuiihi, me fiuaonce or in3
2i'a.-ino uii hcuiivih iiiHui. wercourieo
ye-ieruay. i lie little church where th '
iunvrui au iieiu wan crowned with SOI
j persons, who had plowed through thu
j mud in .automobile, wagons and on font
, t. attend the serilces. A collection was
iliikitn up to defray the funeral i.xpeus'-
the parents were dstlluie
PRESENTED TO COURT
Scheme for Distribution of Stocn
of Harrimnn Comhinntio-
Laid Before JS
j Attorney fo?
s Asks for Modi
fication of Agreement.
ASKS FOR BENECIA CUT OFF
Says Western Pacifip and Santa Fc
Should Have Use of it.
WOULD PERPETUATE MONOPOLY
AIIPKntton I Mmlp tlmt llnrrlninn
Corporation Would Still Con
trol Terminals- JiiiIkp Hood
s'l" LOFIS. .Mo.. Kelt. 24.-ObJectlon to
t'ln for the dissolution of the I'nion
of tile Villon Pacific, uppcured to ex
plain the plan to the point
The objection was filed by F. V. M.
Cutcheon, Httorney for the Western Pa
clflo Hallway company, who asked a
modification In the plan.
During the course of the argument
Judge Hook, who. with Circuit Judges
Sanborn and Smith, is to pass on the
"I do not want this decree to become
a Judicial travesty.'' '
The objections filed by Attorney
Cutcheon were based on the specification
that the t'nlon Pacific, Southern Pacific
and the Central Pacific be given exclu
sive use of Hip Beliictu cutoff be ween
Sacramento and Oakland, Cal He asked
that the Western Pacific and Santa Fe
also bo given use of the cutoff. Other
wise, ho argued, the dissolution plan
would perpetuate the monopoly which the
Attorney Cutcheon said that the West-
lM" I'nclfie would have to depend on the
In the way of rights over tli Henecla
cutoff and on the Oakland terminals, as
the plan made no provision for the ad
mission of ull outside road to the facil
ities now enjoyed by "the IInirlniHii lines, i
When the plan was laid before the I
couit. Attornev General Wlikeraham.
Kfr" f,,,r ll:r Rovcr",nr,;,t n"rt lnx-
I well Kwnrts, attorney for the Southern
Pnclflc. announced their approvul of the
details. John O. Mllburn, attorney for thu
Vnlon Pacific, nlsu expressed bin ap
pioval and told the court that he thought
the Western Pacific, would 'l;e, protected
and "tluit the authors of the" plan felt
suro competition between the Vnlon Pn
clflc, Southern Pacific and other roads
would be restored thereby.
Judge Hook asked Attorney Mllburn If
the control or the Central Pacific with
the plan given to the Vnlon Pacific
would not perpetuate 'the present monop
oly. Mr. Mllburn .-eplled in the negative.
Htung ,Ht ro(JlI wlgM bpfo,.0
tho Interstate t'ommice commlhslon or
the California railroad commission for
the adjustment of any complaint.
him IS InKATlP messages In Interstate commerce. The
J.1U1U ID J.UDCWAC . ,WMJ ,IItPrreronce ,g deolar(lu to ,11VU
PRINCB RVPKRT. IJ. C. Feb. 24.-Of WIll,e rvMrnlnl uf interstate commcrco
thiee prospectors who started a month , alleged, the Sherman law Is not
ago from Atlln, u placer camii on the i f)cciriually mentioned In thu govem
Yukon line, In search of gold, one nearly j mp,,fs bill of complaint, which generally
starved to death, one was crippled tor , dct-lni cs that tho defendants' alleged un-
life and one went Insane from cold H.nd
died, It is reported !:i nSvleea lecclved
The men headed for Silver Creek, at the
head of Teslin lake. They had to Omit
their own trail and traveled light, ex
pecting to replenish their stores at trad
ing post near the creek.
The trading post was found abandoned
One man, bent back ror more suppllo--),
lost his way and was rescued by Indian's
when nearly dead. One of the two re
maining, a Swede named Llndcmahn, be
came maniacal In his deslro for warmth
r.n,i Jumped Into a roaring camp fire.
Redmond, his companion, pulled him out.
but he died.
Redmond burled Llniljmann In tho sno.v
and turned the dogs Ioosp, following th'Jin
wherever they went. ' They finally lrd
him to an Indian camp and -Indians tuo.t
him to Atlln, where b.oth his feet wr
Army of General
Jones is Resting
RALTIMORE, Md., Feb. 24.-Most of
the members of "Oeneral" Rosalie Jones'
suffragetto army which marched Into
lialtlmiirc last evening on Its way ti
Washington, remained In bed this foro
noon, obtaining much needed rest In
preparation for a busy afternoon and
evening of speechmaklng.
"General" Jones had resolutely can
celled many of the arrangements for tne
entertainment of the pilgrims on the!:
two daysstay here, except the luncheon
tendered them by Mrs. Donald R. HooKe.r,
president of the .Maryland Just Govern
ment league, at her home In Govans !
today and another luncheon for tomomw
by the Sons of Jove, the local engineers'
In declining tho various hospitalities
offered "General" Jones said she felt tho
time here could better bo employed in
preachliiK the doctrine of equal suffrage
to the unconverted.
White Slave Act
is Declared Valid
WASIHNCiTo.N. iu. ti.---i.ic .-i-i.
"while slave trutflc un" of lil was up
iild as constitutional today bj the l.
. . . ...
.reme cou, ot tho Cnllc. Suus In ull
i opinion by Justltc MiKenna.
From the Washington Star
TWO LABOR UNIONS SUED
Chicago Electricians Charged with
Breaking Sherman Law.
RESULT OF TELEURAPH STRIKE
Officer nml Members or Two l.oeuln
t'lini-KPil nidi liilerrerhiK with
(iovrruiiipiit ii nil liilcr-
MuM- "Mi-sun lireifr""""' '
CHICAGO. Feb. 24. Two local unions
of the International Utotherhood of Klec
tilcal Workei-H weie sued by tho federal
government linn today under the Sher
man nntl-lrust law for alleged Inleifcr
encu with incsi.iges of the Postal Telo
graph Cabin company in Interstate com
merce. Local unions Nos. 3 and 134 nro
named as defendants.
As part of the labor war against tho
telegraph company the .government
ihargefr-thn officers and employes of
the unions with combining and con
spiring, through acts of violence and
depredations, to Injuro the Postal tclo-
ginpli wires, to Interfere With the trans-
mission of government nnd conimciclat
lawful acts have violated the rights
granted under they constitution and laws
of tho United States to the telegraph
companies ami the senders of messages.
The government asked that the .defen
dants be enjoined from obstructing Inter,
state jnd government messages over the
Pnstal wires, from cutting, bjirulng or
otherwise Injuring Its telegraph lines, and
from Interfering by threats. Intimidation,
persuasion or roree with employes or
prospective employes of tho company.
Pending filial hearing, the petition pleads
for a temporary Injunction against tho
alleged unlawful acts.
,Im( of DefpiiiliiiilM,
The following aic named as defendants;
International Urothorhood of Klectrlcal
Workers, local unions Nos. 0 and 131;
Martin J. Healy. Michael J. Boyle. Wil
liam J. Sloan; W. N. Harris, K M. Lamle.
J. J. Klllott, W. Conrnd, 12. D. Shanks.
(3. Vlorlan. W. Saundoi 11. Warner, W.
Sinclair. S. O. Minor, A. V. liieckner, F.
S. Allen, Ii Coglll. M. O'Day, J. C.
Carroll, J. Claul, Rcrg Coghlll and Frank
11. Carroll all of Chicago.
Pointing particularly lo the 'packing
house Industry centering In Chicago uqd
the operations of the Chicago Hoard of
Trade the bill d-clnreu that without
pi ompt and uninterrupted telegraph com
munication between Chlcuga and olnts
In other states and foreign countries, the
sale and shipment of products the mer
chandise In interstate conmerco would
be seriously-Interfered with and adds that
the efficiency of the departments of the
government of tho United States would
be greatly impaired.
Labor trouble between the Postal an 1
electrical unions arose In September hint,
when, It Is allpged, union officials Insisted
that tho telegraph company should es
tabllsh the "olosed shop" policy. The
company refused. It Is added, because
It would haveneccssltale! the discharge
of old and faithful employes not membern
of the union. Some of the defendants are
alleged to have Informed tho Postal com
pany that If they refused to agree they
would call a strike. At this stage, when
a strike was Imminent, tho government
says, th telegraph company, on October
IB, discharged employes who w.ero mem
bora of the unions and supplied their
places with nonunion men.
A'tn of Violence t'liaricril.
Threatn agaliut officers and emplojcj
o' the tleg:aph company Immediate! v
followed, !t H charted, and acts of lo
l!?,T J". rj"nm""1 "'"y
.il.lcagu uga'nst llm company's nrom u
U.,r,by ,PlKr.ph lnH were cut e i
(Continued jii Page Two.)
The Spirit of '13,
'Extra Session of
Congress Will Be
Called April First
TUUNTON. N .1.. IVb. 21 President
elect Wmidrow Wilson announced today
that the extra session tif eoimress would
bo coinVneU on Tiieuday, Apt II 1
Tho governor declared'-tliaf hn"haatii'-1
rived nt this decision ns n resllll of a
letter Vecelved luduy from Representa
tive Underwood, deuiociatlc house leader.
"I lmvo been waiting," said Mr. Wil
son, "to learn Jurit what the stato of
preparedness congress wan In for the
The govrrnor said he had been corre
sponding w!tll,Mr. Vnderwood In thW re
spect nml had come lo the coiincliislou
that April 1 wns the most feasible date.
He Intimated that the Interval between
March 4 nnd April 1 might be devoted to
caucuses and conferences.
Two editors of a Wall street newspaper
called upon tho prcMdcnt-elcct today
ami urged that fiiianrlnl questions ro-
! rt'lvp l,lM earliest consideration. In dls
I cussing his talk with them afterward,
Mr. Wilson said:
"Kveiybody Is n greed that currency
reform should come ns soon iih possible."
Wilson and Bryan
Are in Frequent
showed no slgnn of losing Its chief edl- ,
TNKNTON, N. J . Feb. Sl.-Wltr- h.s I tor. "Four years ago when Mr. Urynn 1 PANAMA, Feb. 21. Tho treasur hunt
Inauguration only a week off President- j thought he was on the eve nf victory In !'" P"r'' !' 'y Ml8'' Clencvleve Davis of
elect Wilson has not yet leen able ui j his nlt presidential race." said a well j l'""un. which has been searching In
make a final choice as to the personi"! j, known democrat, "one of the questions ((-'"cob Island for some months, arrived,
of bin cabinet. The lines art- admlttedl.i puzzllnf: him was what to do wllh the npr" t,,nV with il store of experience,
drawn closer and the field n iinrrowli-g. Commoner. He talked It over with bin i uu.t without any plrato treaniire.
hut the status of tho slate today showe I
liipompletlon In some of the miwt Im
Ry the governor's most intimate frimds
It Ls believed William J. Rryan certaln'y
will be secretary of state It Is known
,,llH' ''' Rryan and the president-elect
an- In frequent commiiulctluti
Postal Receipts Are
Largest on Record
,-... ,i- ,a,.y ,,.1P"fd. assurance that they will continue
celpts of the Postofflce departm.-n. hav ! "'ci-Ivp a paper and edited by Mr.
reached tlie puormous total of t'-. I J7.4t.
which Is more than $300,000 greater tli.i'n
tho combined receipts of the governnie.n
from all sources. The figures 'iro e,t
fur til In Urn quarterly financial statement
of Charles A. K'ram. auditor for the de
partment, made public today.
of tlie total that 'poured Into tlie de
partment during the last three months
JG42.000 Is for the payment of postage,
special delivery, registration and othor
branches uf the mulling business, wh e
money ordors Issued brought In JI,'iR4,(A
So nearly balanced aro the u-celpts and
expenditures that now the surplus or
deficit for an entire twelve months rarely
amounts to as much as the receipts for
a single day.
An Interesting feature of Auditor
Kram's report discloses the fact that u'j
to Wa the average person spent .inly 2-"i
cents u year for postage In 1MI tho
aerage man expended 97 cents, while
toduy the habit of letter writing haa
grown to such an extent that the averag
expcndltiiio Is J2.C0 a year.
is Again Arrested
LONDON. Feb. 14.- Mrs. Kmellne Pank
l.nrst was arrested today In connection
vith the destruction of the country resi
de nee of David Lloyd-Goorge by a bomb
explosion last week. Hor arrest resulted
fioin her deelauitlun at a public meeting
that she had conspired with and Incited
her followers to carr out the outrage,
which the McNamara brothers pleadej
RRVAM AN!! PARINUT DT Rfl7 lUy to dynnmltlng III November. 191.
Dnlrtll ftllJJ OttDlIlM rLAUD was continued today In the direct testl-
mony of Lincoln Stefftns. the magazine
Democrats at Lincoln Speculate onrltor Hml w""rH" f"!' !ho drfcm,p'
1 the trial of Clarence S. Harrow, former
HlS Probable Disposition. .McNamara counsel, charged with having
'bribed a'McNHinara Juror.
STRAWS THAT ARE PORTENTS I terfcns. whose testimony was desired
by tlie defense to prove that Darrow. ai
1 of KMi-rlor Cvlilencp Hint .Mi-rv..
lo Niipjuii-t (ioislp In Connection
il(li (lie Coiiiiiilnstoiipr
mill the President, '
LINCOLN. Feb. 24. (Special.) I lei c, nn
elsewhere, the closely cnucpalcd Identity
of whnon'H i ii bluet, with the exception
or lllln in Jennings Urynn for secretary
of state. Is a general theme of discussion,
and some of Hryan's friends In his home
town s'tlll profess doubts aa to whether
ho will accept n subordinate position with
tho new administration.
Ah supporting this doubt attention In
called to tho fait that Mr. Ilryan ban
agreed lo ! present at a birthday dinner
lo hetnndered (o him here on Mnrch 19,
Just two weeks after Inauguration, when
It would Jin decldrdly questionable for a
new secretary of state with troilhloim
conditions confronting him In various
parts, of the world, near and far, lo
leave his post of duty to comnilnglo
sociably with old cronies 1.SO0 iilles away
from the seat of government. '
I'niiiiir for (hi- Commoner.
Another straw of hope for those who do
not want Mr. Urynn to go Into the cabl- ITRFA5IIRF HUNTING PARTY
nel In discovered the attitude nf 1,1s 1 ""S 'wrTUnHT PHI n
paper, the Commoner, which has so far, ntlUnPJo Wl I HUU I UULU
newspaper family, and It wan deflultelv
decided tH no president could afford to
he pmbarrused by a newspaper, ownisl or
i-dltctl, or even believiil to be lusnlred
j by him and that publication would have
j to be discontinued, and ndvance sub-
1 mrlplions returned. Whether the pos-
pfslon of a political organ wolud he re-
but the Commoner Is not only showimr
no signs of Imminent HJ J
hi( Is actually .H umming up readers to
rpiiew iiu.ir .i,u,.inii. .. i.i. .i... ....
um nu- i
Hrynu the same as they have been net
It Is worth noting, however, that one
su far in the Inner clrclo as Kdgur How
aid. who admits that l:e ha bon hop
leg .Mr. Ilryan would decline a ciblnet
place, preferring that he remain a free
lance, publicly proclaims that "we now
leach tlie conclusion that the poit of
premier In the Wilson cabinet has been '
'' accepted. and announce
further that "wo are prepared lo eo him
,8k ,l first place In the world of dlpi -
uim-j- uec certainly ns lie no whohls a
first place In tho ouuse of humanity."
Xot for II rot her Cliurlr,
It seems to be accepted that If William
Jennings Ilryan does not become secre
tary of state no other Nebraskan will lo
Invited lo a seat at the WJilte Hons,.
council tame, l-iiiiler In the jeasou
"Brother Charley" Rrjan was cont;-
'lenllally assorting thaj Nebraska demo
cram were entitled to something big in
return for what they had dono to make
Wilson president, and Hut If "Brother
William" did not caro to be thus hon
oied. It would be the graceful thing and
no more than duo for him, "Brother
Charley," to have a call to become post
master general. The sudden subsidence
of "Brother Charley's" political ainbl.
lion has, therefore, bpcn construed l,i
meun that "Brother William's" bashful
ness has been overcome.
llollon Nil iii r (I for Surveyor.
nU,.A?".,N'a'R)'N; Kel' - - Preide,it
raft todai nomlrvatinl Janws II BoUkii
to be surveyor of customs for the po-t
of Sioux Citi-. la.
HIGH COURT DECIDES
FOB UNION PACIFIC IN
Railroad's Claim to Strip in Ne
braska Four Hundred Feet
!HOLDINO EXTENDS TO DENVER
.Begins at Hundredth Meridap,
About Center of State.
RIGHT NOT LOST BY OWN ACT
Fencing of Narrower Strip Does Not
GRANT BY -CONGRESS IN ISSUE
I'nnlroirrii; of I.oiih Mtnmlliiic llr
In ecu II ii It road nml ."tutr In
Stunrt Cnur Settled by
WASHINGTON. IVb. 2I.-The claim of
the Vnlon Pacific Ktilltoad I'ompam that
cnnnrpHN had gianted It n right of tv
M0 feet wide fiom the 100th meildlan,
! about the middle of the ntntc of Ne
! binska. to Denver, Colo., and had not
lost It by fencing In a narrower width,
was today upheld by the supreme couU
The supremo court also ended the at
tack of the St. IjouIh, Iron Mountain &
Southern Hallway eompnnv upon th
validity of the llnrker act of Arkansas,
which required the furnishing of car
upon request of shippers, by directing tho
dismissing of the railway's suit In tho
federal courts of that stnte.
The court declined to iilinul the law as
IHng a regulation Vif Interstate com
merce, hut did not find It nrccrary to
! decide thb valldltv of tho law from nil
nttnekit beraiiHO of the showing made In
the bill lntltutlng tho null kzzzzze
MAGAZINE WRITER CONTINUES
STORY OF M'NAMARAS' PLEA
LOS ANGICLI58. Cat.. Feb. H.-Th"
Jslory of the understanding by vlrtJc ot
,rhlef counsel for tho McNamara brothem,
could have had no Interest In the Jul
bribery confessed by Uert II. Fnuiklin,
a McNamara defense detective, told wna
ho knew about the agreement reported
ihefutt) Franklin's arrest by officials ant
.business men of Ixjn Angeles to end thu
' prosecution of dynamiters In this city,
HENWOOD NOT TO BE TRIED
FOR KILLING VON PHUL
DKNVKR. Colo., Feb. 24. Harold F.
I ten wood will not be tried on tho charg
nf killing S. L. (Tony) von Thul, St
Louis balloonist. 111 the barroom of i
Denver hotel on the night of May 21,
1911. Judge Charles C. Butler today dis
missed the von Phul charge on th
ground that three terms of court hal
elapsed since the filing of the Informa
tion, dining which tho defendant had net
,'heeu broilgt to trial.
John T. Rottum. attorney for Hcnwped.
Immediately moved to dismiss the casi
In which Hcnwood Is charged with killing
George K. Copeland.
T,l Pttf' I,ft Plymouth, ISnglnnd, lit
i f PlUfinhcr last. Cocos Island lies about
' W '"' southwest of Panama In the
i Pacific ocean. They hoped to find there.
' hoard of Jewels nnd gold valued at
, WIDOW OF CAPTAIN SCOTT
! given newrank by king
LONDON. Feb. 24,-The widow of Cap-
! 1,ol,m F Hco,t' tl,B A,,turctlc cx'
' plurcr, henceforth will bo known as Lady
I fCoU.' ,KI,,K corgo1 ,0,ln 0"
I hor . T "U1' 8 y e VTece'U
enco an if her husband had been nom
inated a knight commander of tho Rath,
as he would have been had he survived.
The every day ad
Not. long ago an ad went
into a paper telling of the
merits of a machine, cost
ing $200. Tho size of tho
ad was small. Tho advertiser,
new at thu UuhIiicsh, said be
would not use siaco again un
less this ad sold some ma
chines. Ho wanted results be
fore ho had acqua.nted the. pub
lic with bis goods. It was ridi
culous to cxpoct ono little ad to
do much. It Is tho evory day ad
that gota results which count.
Probably tho first clay the
tho copy will not pay, but
if it is kept in for a week
or two or more it will
bring big returns. Want
nils in The Bee which run
a week or a month give
high return 8.