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VOL. XLII-NO. 224.
OMAHA, THURSDAY MORNING, MARCH! (5, IDl.T-SlXTtflilN PAGES'.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
OFFICE HUNTERS ARE
THE WHITE HOUSE
President Wihon Announces that He
Will Not See Candidates Un
, less He Sends for Them.
NEEDS TIME FOR OTHER WORK
Applicants for ; Places Must See
Heads of Departments.
NEW CABINET HOLDS SESSION
Members of Official Family Proceed
to Get Acquainted.
BRYAN STARTS OUT WRONG
Secretary of Mate Com Toward
XaTT Dnllrtlnsr When Learlna;
White House, 1ut la
Soon Set night.
WASHINGTON, March 5.-In the first
statement ho has issued from the White
House since he became president, Mr.
Wilson announced today that he would
decline to see applicants for office In per
son, except those he invited.
President Wilson had arisen early to
day and breakfasted In the private din
ing room of the White House with Mrs.
Wilson and their daughters. Shortly
after 9 o'clock he had left the mansion
and walked through the passageway In
the bright sunshine of one of Waslng
ton's spring days to his office, to take
up the business of the nation.
Charles R. Crane of Chicago, vice chair,
man of the finance committee of the Wil
son campaign, was the first to have an
appointment with the president. lie
called, he said, merely to pay his re
spects, and was leaving tomorrow for
Chicago, where he expeoted to hear the
speech of Walter L, Fisher before the
Commercial club. Mr. Crane said he be
lieved it wouid be an Important utter
ance. Mr. Crane has frequently been men
tioned since the campaign for a diplo
matic post. Though the president has
made no offers as yet. It Is considered
probable that Mr. Crane will become
ambassador to Russia.
Cabinet Member Arrive.
The members of the new cabinet ar
rived while President Wilson was talk
ing with Mr. Crane. Josephus Daniels,
the new secretary of the navy, was
first, and he was followed by Llndloy M.
Garrison .the new secretary of war; Wil
liam B. Wilson, the first secretary of
labor: William J. .Bryan, the new secre
tary of ntate; Franklin K. Lane, who
quits the chairmanship .of the, Interstate
Commerce, commission .to. become secre-,
tarToMhe "interior; David F. Hoiraton,
chancellor of Washington university of
St, Lou(g,,who becomes .secretary of agrl
cu'liute; Albert S. Burleson, who gives
up' his place In the house to be potit
mnMer jrn6ral! William 31. Jtedflcfd.
another member" of congress, who bei
comes secretary of commerce, and James
C McReynolds, attorney general. Wil
liam G. McAdoo. the new secretary of
the treasury was last.
President Wilson's first official act
was to acknowledge receipts of the resig
nation of the Taft cabinet and all .tho
urslstnnt secretaries of the various de
partments. Though the assistant secre
taries will not detach themselves im
mediately, their places will be filled with
new men within a short time.
Office Scclier Mnt Stay Awny.
Office seekers wMI not be permitted to
take up the time of tho new presjdont.
He Issued a statement today declaring
that applicants would have to address
themselves to the heads of the different
governmental departments unless tho
president sent for them. i
Tho president's statement follows:
"The president regrets that ho Is obliged
to announce that he deems It his duty
to decline to see applicants for office In
person, except when he himself Invites
the interview. It Is his purpose and de
sire "to devote his attention very ear
gestly and very constantly to the busi
ness of the government and the large
questions 6f policy affecting the whole
nation, and he knows from his expert-
(Continued on Page Two.)"
Forecase till S p.. m., Thursday:
For Omaha, Council Bluffs and Vicinity
Local Weather Ileeord.
S a. m 31
5 a. m 32
7 a. m 33
la. m st
9 a. m 33
10 a. m .39
11 a. m 33
13 m r 38
1 P. m, 34
2 p. m 33
3 p. m.
i p. m.
5 p. m...
6 p. m...
7 p, m...
8 p. m...
t ou.;,nrntlre Local Itecoril.
' 191X 1912. 1911. 1910
Highest yesterday 39 24 H 72 1
ioweat yesterday 'A S6 31
Mean temperature S3 14 Si S3.
Precipitation T T .00 .00!
Temperature arid precipitation -depar- '
tures from the normal: 4
normal temperature 30
Excess for the day 2
Total deficiency 'since March 1...'. 20
Normal precipitation ,.04 inch
Deficiency for day -. 04 Inch
.oial rainfall since March L... T
Deficiency since Marah 1 19 inc,'
Excess for cor. period, 1912... .16 inch
Deficiency for cor. period, 1911. .19 inch
Report from Station at T pj M.
Station and State Temp. High
of Weather. . 7 Pi m. est.
1 neyenne. ciouay ss
Davenport, clear , 20
Denver, snow 46
Dea Moines, clear a
uodpa Ulty. part cloudy.. 46
Lander, cloudy 34
North Platte, clear 36
Omaha, clear 25
Pueblo, clear 46
Rapid City, cloudy. . 31
Salt Lake City, cloudy.... 46
Wante Fa, cloudy 41
Hhorldan. snow 31 34 .04
Sioux City, clear 20 K t
Valentine, clear 26 S6 .00
- Indicates below zero.
T Indicates trace of precipitation.
L. A. WELSH, Local Forecaster.
NEW GABINETJS CONFIRMED
Senate Approves All Nominations in
Brief Executive Session.
MR. GLARE IS ALSO CONFIRMED
Nomination of John H. Marble as
Interstate Commerce CummU
loner , to Pill Vacancy
WASHINGTON, March . The new
senate convened at 12:01 o'clock to re
ceive President Wilson's nominations,
but there was a delay in getting ;hm
from tho White House, so that body re
cessed until i o'clock.
With new faces In every row, the sen
ate prepared for Its first real work under
democratic control. Vice President Mar
shall, new to the Intricacies of senate
procedure, picked his way carefully
through the maze of preliminary organ
isation with the aid of experienced
parliamentarians. A call of the roll
showed eighty-three present, out of the
existing membership of ninety-three.
Senators Kern, Smith, Martin, Ixdge and
Root were appointed to notify the presi
dent the senate was ready to receive any
communication from him.
The senate reconvened at 2 o'clock and
the cabinet nominations which have boon
published were received. Other nomina
tions were Edgar K. Clark, reappointment
an United States commerce commissioner,
and John H. Marble, secretary of the
commission, to be a commissioner In suc
cession to Franklin K. Lane, secretary
of the Interior.
On motion of Senator Bacon the senate
went into executive session.
After a brief session the senate con
firmed all the cabinet nominations und
also that of Mr. Clark. It did not, how
ever, confirm Mr. Marble,
Opposition to Ileil field.
Some opposition to the appointment of
William C. Redfleld as secretary of com
merce was made by Senator Galllnger in
executive session. Mr. Redfleld has been
active In a house committee Investiga
tion of the two local fire Insurance com
panies In which the name of a relative
of Senator Galllnger was brought In. The
senator finally withdrew his objection at
the request of other senators. It was
said there was no hostljlty to Mr. Mar
ble's nomination, but the senate wished
(Continued on Page. Two.)
WASHINGTON. March B.-Scores of
women, many of them prominent, are
reported to be seriously ill as the re
sult of oxposdre to the chill wind dur
'ing the suffragist parade on MOnduy,
Many of those who' ilook part In the
tableaux, that woe a ' feature, of the
demonstration and who dan. cod in, their
bare feet, are reported to be seriously
ill. Miss NoyeS- and "Miso Mary -Anderson
are declared to bo threatened with
pneumonia!, it. is estimafed that of th"e
five, thousand women who participated
In the celebration, ione-flfth of them are
more or less "under the weatHor."
British Airman Falls
Six Thousand Feet
SALISBURY PLAIN, England, March
6. Geoffrey England, a British airman.
fell 6,000 feet from his monoplane today
while making a flight ,on the army flying
grounds here, and he was instantly
killed. Ho had been flying fdr an hour
when tho accident occurred. He wail
demonstrating the machine with a view
tp selling It to the British government.
O'NEILL VOTES BONDS FOR
NEW HIGH SCHOOL HOUSE
O'NElL, Neb., March 5. (Special Tele
gram.) By a majority of 2S9 votes
O'Neill decided to issue tJO.OOQ bonds for
the erection of a now school btilidtnr.
Out of 377 votes cast about one-half were
women. The school board expects to !
commence work as soon as the weather I
will permit. ;
HOWELL NOW AT LINCOLN
WORKING FQR-llFE TENURE
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, March 6. (Speclsl Tele
gram.) Thos desiring, rebates from their
water bills will find Mr. Howell In the
house chamber of the legislature, where
he is spending his time on the floor
lobbying members in behalf of his bill
to give him a life tenure of his Job.
flreat Joy In Wrlioo. I
WAHOO. Neb., March S.-(SpecIal,)- I
The fire whistle blew about S o'clock 1
this, morning and bells were rung and
flags were rlin up over tho postofflce
and everyone In the progressive llttlb'clty
of Wahoo were made haVpy when a
telegram was received from Congress
man Sloan announcing that the house of
representatives and the United Stales
senate had passed the public buildings
postofflce appropriation bill giving
Wahoo a SJO.000 public building. Tho
government made an appropriation and
purchased a site of one half block In tho
center of the city two years ago.
Newa jVntea of Mutton.
SUTTON. Neb.. March 6.-(8peoIal.j-Mrs.
May Evans, wife of Harry Evans,
deceased, died at her home early Satur
day morning of Bright' disease. Tho
funeral services were held this oftcrnopn
at the Methodist cliurcji, conducted by
Rev. John Calvert of Crete, a formar
pastor, and Rev. Rueh of the local
Attorney O. W. Miller of Denver has
bought the law business of J. li. Scott
and, will practice In Sutton.
Miss Emma Bowmann wiis married to
Mr. Arthur Foster, a Burlington mploye,
Saturday. March 1. The couple will make
tholr home in British Columbia afler a j
pleasure trip 10 vamornia.
I'lrar Lake Agent Leaven,
MASON C1TV. la., March S.-(Speclal
Telegram.) J. E. Holland, joint agent for
the Chicago Great Western and Chicago.
Rock Island & Pacific at Clear Lake
Junction has left, his whereabouts being
unknown. Ofnlals are checking up and
find a hortae
BRYAN TAKES OATH
AS CABINET OFFICER
Commoner Delivers Address to
scmbled Heads of Dei
Cryptio Speech Causes Some Surprise
INDIANS PAY HIM VISIT
Hollow Horn Bear Orator for Red
men of West.
CONGRATULATIONS POURING IN
Secretary of Stnte'n Denk Loaded
Dorm- frith Florrera and Kctirns
knn .Too 11 any to Think of
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON, .March 5.-(8peclnl Tel
egram.) At t o'clock this afternoon.
Colonel Bryan took the oath of office
as secretary of state In the presence of
the retiring secretary. Mr. Knox, the Im
mediate head of the State department
and a goodly sprinkling of newspaper
men, who have campaigned with the
"Commoner" In past years.
There Were also present on this usplc
lous occasion, Mrs. Bryan, Mr. and Mrs.
Hargreaves of Lincoln, and several other
friends from Iowa and South Dakota)
Mr. Bryan said:
"I am not prepared to discuss ten lure
In office. My own tenure Is, an I was
about to say, brief, but my tentiro has
not even begun. I am sure your tenure
Is therefore not more uncertain than
mine. I have hot had time to learn from
Ihe president, tho general policy that
will be Impressed on the various depart- J
meats, butlt Is not necessary for us to
discuss the length of service. It Is
sufficient at this time to make each
other's acquaintance, and I hope that
when the time comes for me to reas
semble you to" Introduce you to my suc
cessor I can look back on as delightful
associations as the retiring secretary
Mr. Bryan's words caused surprise, but
he followed them with no explanation.
At 6:20 o'clock, In keeping with a habit
of years. Secretary Bryan made another ;
speech, the occasion calling rortn nis .
forensic ability being a call upon him
In his apartments nt the New Wlllard
SKK 5 MS'ughnnfo; i
the Department of the Interior. i
Major McLaughlin gathered tne rep-
rcsentattves of the tribes togetner tor moi
purpose of" attending the laying of the
corner stone of the Rodman Wanamaker
statue to the American Indian, wmcn is,
in atnnd Unon a commanding' site- over
looking New-York harbor. .XJie delega
tion, came on from New York to .attend
the Inauguration. 11 la doubtful It A- more
representative body of redmqn were over,
gathered together, the Indians being the
pick of their trlbe and physical specj-
mens of their race.
Hollow H6rn Bear spoko to Colonel
Bryan through an interpreter, wishing
the new secretory of state all manner of
good luck. Ho said that lime was wnen
the Indian went on the war path for ms
rights, but now he had
white man's wrtu , nw '""'" -
clothes, beads, head dress, feathers, etc..
wvlnir been worn by hi forefathers. He
demanded for his tribe the samo con
sideration that is shown the white man.
and for his people he asks that they
be made the equal of the pale faces so
far as their political rights ore con
"We will support that party which
treats us fairest." said the chief of the
Sioux; 'we will wait until we see which
party shows consideration for our needs
lor no party can get our votes that does
not do right by us." This statement
evidently pleased the bravea for a chorus
of grunts ran around the circle.
Kxpert for Thnrston.
Colonel Brian won their favor by say
ing that he had read of the Indians
ability as orators and had known somo
of their greatest speakers. Had he pos
sessed a more Intimate knowledge of
their capabilities as speakers, when a
boy. he thought ho might have Improved
his ability as a public speaker. Mr.
Bryan said- that he could assure the
Indians that if any matters relating to
Indian affairs came before the cabinet
they would be given a fair hearing.
Whatever poslt'on I may occupy, said
the new secretary of state, "whether that
Of a plain citizen or as an atflclal, I shall
always endeavor to see that Justice be
done the Indian as well as the white man.
"While I am at the head of a depart
ment that deals with foreign relations.
still I cannot help but feel mat jusuce
should be done those within our borders
as1 we "demand that Justice be done out
Bide our borders.
"If you think any Injustice has been
done you, do us the credit to believe that
it is not Intentional Injustice and Im
mediately bring the matter before those
charged with the authority to right
wrongs. I believe that a great majority
of our people would rather suirer -injustice
rather than do Injustice."
Several of tho others in the delegation
also addressed the "Big Chief," whose
voice and whose eloquence were not un
known to them.
The Vlalllnv Keilmen.
The party Is comnosed of Hollow Horn
Bear, Red Hawk, Red Cloud of the Sioux
nation with Ed Swan interpreter,. Louis
Pierre. Alexander Matt. A. P. MoDonaW.
John Charlie. Flatheads, Lone Wolf, JUrs
Lone Wolf and a pappoose. K(qwas.
Frank Shlvely, Whlte-Man-Runs-HIm
Mountain Chief, Eagle Horse, Big Mane
The delegation Is under the personal
dliectlon of Colonel Fred Cummlngs, who
m born near Council Bluffs, but now
makes his home at Jamaica, N- V.
Mnny Florl Trlhutra.
Colonel Bryan and Mrs, Bryan have
been overwhelmed with congratulation
sincn the announcement of his selection
as the chief adviser of the new admin
istration, and his apartments look like a
floral establishment, Mr. Bryan said
they would take a house, but where he
(Continued on Tage Two.)
From the New York Tribune.
COMPETITION REDUCED PRICE
wiwicsbcs imuiji mr jjcicusg in ouik
Against Harvester Trust.
IMPLEMEFf DEALERS- TESTIFY
Bra- lletlnctlon In lrlce oii Jlnr
ventliiB Mnchtnc. Since 1HNO, May
the Men Who Handle the
I ' Trust (iooiln.
During the period of competition, or be
fore tho International Harvester com
pany came Into exlstcnco, tho price of
binders dropped-approximately 3M0, but
K..n ioa4 . v. .. r 1. .. , 1 .
,mpr0VemenU , ,ne ,)lmlcr
havo not been so great as prior to that
tlme. .Xh- information was gained l.v
th government during ,tho examination
of witnesses for the defense In the suit
brought by the United States against the
International Harvester company, being
neara at tno federal building.
The heating Is being held beforo Robert
S. Taylor of Dulutl Minn., special exam
iner. The government was represented by
Edwin P. Urosvcnor, upeclal assistant to
the attorney general of the United States,
and Joseph O. Darling of the Department
of Justice, Washington, D. C.
The defendants were represented by
Judge William D. Mcllugh of Omaha.
Edgar A. Bancroft of Chicago, Victor A.
Itemy of Chicago and H. A. Doyle. John
P. Wilson of Chicago, who has been ap
pearing for tho defense, did not put In
an appearancflf at the court rom.
Tho defendants" in tjie prosecution are
the International ' Harvester company.
International Harvester Company of
America, International Flax Twine com-.
pany, Wisconsin' Steel company, Wiscon
sin Lumber company, Illinois Northern
Railway, Chicago, West Pullman' &
Southern Railroad ' company and Mi
officers of tho various companies.
W. J. Howard, un implement dealer of
Saylor, la., the first witness to take the
stand, said he handled Deerlng and Mc
Cormtck binders, 'mowers and Taken. Both
theso companies wero-merged Into the In
ternational In 1902. He said he handled
other farm implements made by com
petitive companies, but tho calcs were
small. He said tho proportion of his ag
gregate salon of Implements manufac
tured by the International Hurvcster
company was about 20 per cent and his
yearly sales on form implements
amounted to between (35,000 to ISO.OOO.
"Has anyone representing the Interna
tional Harvester company ever told you
that you must abandonee sale of com
petitory' aood or loie the International
company's Implements?" Howard was
asked by Mcllugh.
' "If the International people told you to
quit selling competitors . goods, ' what
would you say?"
"I would tell them they were hot run;-!
nlng my business."
"What has been the -advance In, tile
price of Implement goods in the last ten
"About 5 per cent." . "
Retailer Fix Prices.
"Who fixes the price at which you sell
Implements to the farmers?"
"The retail dealers." f.
"Does the International Harvester com
"No, sir. Absolutely not."
Edwin P. Urosvenor cross-examined
the witness and brought out the fact,
that In Saylor, a town of about 700.
Howard Is the only dealer and handles
none but Deerlng 'and McCormlck binder.
"Does anyone handle 'the Acme?" asked
(Continued on Page Two,)
Just Like the Men!
Votes for WHITE Women.
Destroyed Mails is
Given Nine Months
ioWUOfC.X March 5.-E11 Stevenson','
alias Ethel Shidr militant 'rfUfVragette,
was sentenced to nine inbnths' Imprison
ment at, the Old Bailey session today on
11 cliargo of having placed glass tubes
contnlnlng fluid phosphorus In A letter,
The Judge excluded ull women from -tho,
court durlpg tho hearing, despite Aha
voluble protests ot Mlsn StevoiiHon, who"
alleged that It wan nn' InjMstico .not to
havo'her case represented by 11 wflmun?
Under the name of Ethel' FUado tho ac
cused was sentenced to four months'
Imprisonment In Iondon last November
for damaging shop windows,
NEBRASKA MAN IS INDICTED
Cherry County Stockman Charged
with Fraud in-Land Deals,
ST. JOSEPH MAN ALSO NAMED
mil Alletce Rancher and Com 111 lu
st 011 Merchant Hot Title to Vast
Tract ThronKh llome
ST. JOSEPH, Mo.. March T.-Alfred 0.
Preyi live stock commission merchant
here, and Albert McColllster, oxtensUo
ptock raiser at Badger Lake, Neb., were
(ndlcted by . the federal grand Jury here
today on charges of committing fraUla
in connection with government lands In
Cherry county. . Nebraska, In 1911.
They are accused of having Induced ix-.
sailors and ex-soldiers to prove up on
homestead entries for lands with" the un
-derstandlhg - the same bo transferred to
Proy and McColllster for $1,000 each. Pray
and AlcuolllBtcr are raid to have acquiroj
landa valued at between 3475.(00 and tax),.
000 In this way.
Nathan Oammon, G. A. Baker and j.
It. Favorite, special agents of the Intei'ir
department at Cheyenne, AVyo., worked
up tho case.
AMES FARMERS OFFER
REWARDS FOR THIEVES
Worked up to
March G. (Special.)
a high pitch over the
theft of two valuable horses from farm
ers' barns Just outside Amen, on the
morning of February 86. wealthy farm
era In the community where tho thofts
took place yesterday In a few hours' voi
untarlly subscribed $800 to add to the $IU)
reward posted by the owners for the ro.
turn of the property. The raised yc-
Ltcrday was put up for the conviction if
me tnieves, wnuo tne ;uu otreied by tne
fbimerg who lost the animals seeks onlv
return of the property. The horse wero
stolen from (luy Dodds and Henry (Int.
singer. They, notified every uheriff In the
state to be on the lookout. The thieve
were traced Into Den Molnei, but there
the pursuit was loxt.
Contest nt I'niilllon,
PAlfll.LION. Nob.. March 6.-(8peolal.)
Next Wednesday afternoon a prelimi
nary .deWumatory contest will bo lipid Jt
the Paplltlon High school. It If the ob-
j Jtct of this contest to choose the puptN
1 most capablo of cupln with the varloiui '
' ooutestanU at the district contest to be!
held)' at Fremont March 27. Tho ktudntits 1
entering are Uufls Clarke. Anna McCor
mlck, Marlon Brown. Ralph Nlokcrsjn
and Carl Brown. The Judges will bo Of.
O If. Murgaret. Superintendent Collins
and Mrs, James Davidson.
PRODUCS MENLOSING MONEY
0. 0 Trimble Testifies No Longer
Profit in Commission Business.
G&EENj STUFF SOLD AT A L096
. . '
Admit that n Ilellniiaent List la
Mnliilntnrii, huf tT&Jeet tn It-
llelnu- Referred To na
. ' IllncklUt.
The; legislative committee, called to
Onioh'a to probo tho high cost of diving,
resumed He sessions yesterday with
Charles (1. Trlmblo of Trimble Brothers,
us a witness. Trlmblo told tho commltteo
Hint he hud been In the fruit and pro
tiuco commission 'business twenty or
muro years, and that there Is no .money
In It. everything Is sold so close.
As a rulo, according to Trimble, the
business Is run on a profit ot about 10
per cent, and that merchants figure on
thi; cost of operation un being from 10 to
11 per cent, leaving nothing for the net.
Ilu cited cabbage . as about tho only
thing bundled at a profit. This com
modity, If bought right, Is secured at
around $10 per ton and sold .In ton lots
at $20, but tho expenses In handling, In
cluding storage, reduces the profits.
Urcen stuff, according to Trimble, Is
bundled at a loss, which Is also true ot
apples that right now are being sold to
grocers at less than cost last' fall, this
loss being anywhero from 26 cents to 0
cents per barrel, and about the same loss
on box goods.
As to Nebraska and Iowa apples, that
last fall Omaha commission men wero
offering ,to buy nt 25 cents per bushel,
Trlmblo said they were too high even
nt that price,, though they are now sell
ing to tho grocer at from $3 to $3.28 per
Drnlrn Coiilrulllnir Price.
Trimble denied that thu commission men
ure organized to control prices, yet he
admitted thcio is an organization with
4 membership of twenty-five to thirty,
This organization, ho testified, maintains
i delinquent list, but he objected to At
torney Dundy, for tho committee, desig
nating It as .1 blacklist, According to
Trimble, this list contains the names of
grocers In Omaha and out In the state,
who fall to puy promptly.
To the Omaha groiur who Is off tho
list, weekly credit Is extended, ll tne
blllH, aro not paid within the week the
mun is reported to tje secretary, his
nurne then going on tho delinquent list
Oime on tho list tho grocer gets no goods
unless he pays epot cash or settles. Tho
secretary reports thd name of the de
linquent to ull association members and
all refuse credit-
"Should a member extend credit to a
H 10 cor on th delinquent list ho would
be fined $6," suld Trimble. Ills firm hud
not been fljned, but he knew a number
of othi- that had Ijcon reported and had
been assessed up with the customary fine.
In order that the fine might be col
leeted. Trlmblo testlflod that each und
every association member was required
to make u deposit of $100 and In case of
a fine being asbessed the amount .vas
taken from the deposit. Asked what woa
done with the fine, Trimble rplled that
when there was a sufflolent sum on hand
to pay the expenses a banquet was served
at tome hotel and all members called tu
Charles P. -Davis ot the communion I Inn
of Dav4s & Boudo, In the wholesale fruit
ilM'nrw for sven yjars, testified to being
a mentier ef the Produce e-:chiinie and
that It viiis ma'ntalned for the purpose of
Hiding in tht collet-ting of account'. He
protected araln It IiMdx for black list
I'Urpoee. but stoutly maintained that no
grocer or retailer who failed to pay
" (Continued on Page Two.) '
SENATORS STAND PAT
ALTER WTO BILL
Refuse to Accept Plan to Provide
Funds for Addition to Present
WANT MONEY SPENT AT FARM
By Vote of 23 to 10 Amend Measure)
to This End,
DEBATE SUBJECT AT LENGTH
Boarding House Keepers of Linooln
Routed at End.
THREAT MADE AT CHANCELLOR
One Memher Itelmte What Appear
. to ne Hentlment Anions; Dweller
In Capital Ulty vrlth neapeat
to I3ntlre Proposition.
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN, Neb., March 6.-(Special
Telegram.) The senate has again gono
on record favoring university and atatn
farm consolidation at the state farm. It
refused to accept the Mclylsslck bill mak-t
Ing a levy for university buildings on
the downtown campus an It came .from
the house, hut In committee of the whole
amended the bill ao that the money
raised by the levy should be used In con
structing buildings at the state farm
During the dlaousston a member of the
boarding house lobby remarked: "If tn
senate dares to change this bill there
will come a bunch of telegrams from
ou In the state protesting that will carry
them off their feetand there will be deli
eeatlons In Lincoln to see about It"
So members of the senate and the housa
may expect a petition In boots and a
deluge of telegrams arranged for by the
boarding house lobby In the Immediate
The discussion occupied the entire after
noon and was heard by u crowded lobby.
Including many members of the house
and representatives of' the Lincoln board
Vote to Change Bill.
The vote to change the bill was 23 to
For the Amendment Brookley, Bushca,
Cordeal, , Cox, Grossman. . Haarmann,
Hale, Hummel, Kemp, Klein, Kohl, Mac
Farland, Ollls, -Placek, Reynolds, Robert
son, Saunders, Shumway, Splrk, Talcott,
West, Wink. Wok-3.
Against Bartllng. Dodge. Oraoe,
Heasty, Hoagltnd of Lancaster, H Oak
land of Lincoln. Ketchel, Krumbacn,
The bill was recommended for passage
with the. amendments that the new build.
Ingq should b constructed on he eute
democrats who opposed removal wero
Grace. Krumliach and Brrilth. Kepub'U
.cans who opposed removal were Dodg-s,
Heasty, the two Hdaglands and Mar
shall. The arguments against the bill were at
times very warm and the city of Lin
coln waa frequently strongly criticised,
for Its selfish action In looking after its
own Interests' Instead of the Interests of
tho atato university In the future.
Those who spoke against the bill and,
for removnt to tho farm- were: Ollls,
Kemp, Itoynolds, MacFarlsnd, Placet.
Grossman, Saunders, Talcott, Shumway
and Hummel, the latter making his fim
speech of the session.
Kemp Outline Situation.
In speaking affdlnst the bill Kemp sold
that In making their report to Governor
Aldrlch the stnte university regents had
said t that the heat Interests of the state
university would bo conserved by moving
to the state farm, and whllo their later
report favored the McKlsslclt bill they
were still of the same opinion and only
j agreed In the latter because they did
I not believe that the removal could be
Reynolds exhibited a map of the six
blocks to bo purchased under tho pro
visions of the bill and also an estimate
as to what two ot tho leading real estate
men of Lincoln had said the block
would cost. One o( these men had given
the amount as $587,000, and the other aa
$337,000. Tho senator said that this in
dicated that nobody knew what the
property would cost, and therefore, tho
state should not enter Into anything of
the kind. He said that It tho state
turned down the proposition it would
save $50,000 a year for tho next ten years.
For the bill Hoaglnnd of Lancaster,
was the principal speaker and said that
if the students of tho university and the
i students ot the .farm were placed to
gether they wou(d not rnlxi and would
be fighting all the time. He regretted
that .the honesty of the city of Lincoln
hud entered into tho controversy and
hold that Lincoln had always kept faith
with the people ot the state.
Removal llonnd to Come,
MaoFarUtnd said that removal waa
bound to come some time and the longer
It was put off the more expensive It
would be to the state.
"It Is not a question ot dollars and
cents," said he, "but a question of what
Is for the best Interests ot the boys and
girls of the future."
Placek waa tor removal. lie said that
all Uie talk of what the state would lose
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