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THE BEE: OMAHA. SATURDAY. MAY 20. 1P0!
13 Special Sale On All Trimmed Hats EXCEPT BLACK AND WHITE O C For your choice of any Colored Hat In our department op 3 J to and Including $18.00. We have Hata at $7.60, $10.00. $12.00. $15.00 and $18.00 all go at one price $5.00 NEW White Chip HaU, White Mllans or black Plume Hats on dinplay Saturday. Thos. Kilpatriclc & Co. Grand Jury at Tulsa Returns Bills Against Governor of Oklahoma. HASKELL AGAIN j)Q)'s-S2SZSSS2S2KSZS2S?ses;ese Affairs of Porto Rico Threshed Out in House Sill Providing for Changes in Insular Government Provokei Extended Debate. WASHINGTON, May 28-Porto Rlcan affairs were again threshed out In the linu:e today, the remark being baaed on the bill taking from the legislature of the Inland possession of certain power now vesttd in It and providing for other re fui m-..s v hlch it is designed to Inaugurate In behalf of those people. The measure provoked considerable Interest, there be ing; a Kood-slxed attendance throughout the session, all of which was devoted to consideration of the bill. Messrs Douglas (().). Olmsted (Pa.) and Scott (Karf) ad vocated the passage of the bill. The action of the Porto Rlcan assembly In refusing to pass the appropriation by Is was charac terized by Mr. Douglas as revolutionary. The Porto Rlcans had as their champions Messrs. Martin (Colo.), Oarrett (Tenn.) and Larranaga, their resident commissioner, each of whom represent those people In the light of being prohibited from a voice In the affairs of their government Mr. Martin protested against their being made the servants of a "carpetbag government." Having only recently returned from Porto Rico, where he and some of his eon gresslonal colleagues made a study of con ditions, Mr. Scott (Kan.) produced sta tistics tending to show that since the American occupancy there had been ex traordinary business progress In the Island, Such a showing, he said, could not be made except under governmental condl tlons that were at least reasonably satis factory. He entered a general defense of the executive council and declared It had shown no tfjposltlon to defeat the wishes or judgment of the lower house. Mr. Scott gave It as the decision of the best citizens of Porto Rico that under no cir cumstances would they be willing to re turn to the conditions prevailing under Spanish rule. "Our rule has been benefoent," he ex claimed, "and the system of government which we have established has proved to be fully warranted." He attributed the widespread un-Ameri can sentiment In Porto Rico to politics. In which, he said, the demagogue was the dominating force. The measure adopted toward Porto Rico, said Mr. Scott, were wise and beet for the interests of those peoples. They conduced, he maintained, to orderly government. Without them, he declared, chaos would re turn. Consideration of the bill will be resumed tomorrow. FRAUD IN LAND DEAL CHARGED Wasserons Wltaeurf from Ohio and Other States Testify Raeeatlve Says He Is Betas; Per eeated. TULSA, May . Indictments charging fraud In the Muskogee town lot cases were returned by the United States grand Jury tonight against Governor Charles N. Has kell, F. B. Severs. W. T. Hutchlns. C. W. Turner, A. Z. English and W. R. Eaton. The accused men are charged with ob taining title from the government to town lots in Muskogee by Illegal methods. Bond In each case was fixed at to. 000 and was promptly furnished. Arrangements for the trials have not been made, but It Is thought the cases will be heard at an early date. This Is the second Indictment for Gov. ernor Haskell In the Tulsa case. The first bills were dismissed on a technicality. The federal authorities at once began preparing new evidence along the lines Indicated by the court's ruling. The fight before the grand Jury had many sensational features. Numerous witnesses from Ohio and elsewhere testified. Twenty were on the stand today. Governor Haskell in discussing his In' dictment tonight said: "As a result of four government attor neys and an army of secret service men surrounding the grand jury and limiting the testimony to Just what suited them, indictments have been secured against me. I am thoroughly satisfied that when the whole facts are made -known in the open the government at Washington will not approve of these cases, which practically all the people of this locality know have no merit and that there has been no viola' tlon of law in any particular. "The later disclosures In this case will speak for themselves, and show plainly the origin and Intent connected with them. The only embarrassment to me In the trial Is that many witnesses must be brought from a great distance, and will result In much other expense which, unfortunately, 1 have not the means to bear. However, my numerous friends In Oklahoma, In cluding many republicans, have gener ously shared my expense up to date, a kindness that I have sincerely appreciated and I only regret the expense of further proceedings on that account." Interest in the land fraud proceeding was heightened by an order from Judge Marshall citing William Stryker, editor of the Tulsa Democrat, to appear before the United States court at McAlester June 14 to answer a charge of contempt of court. The order was Issued on application of District Attorney W. H. Gregg, who al leges that Stryker bad been publishing lm proper matter about the investigation. Conference of Railway Y.M.C.A. in St. Louis SPKCIAL HOIR HALE SATt RPAY OF I.ADIKH LINKS AXP BLACK LAWN WA1STH. I Vet ween 0 and 10 a. m. Only. These waists are worth from $1.98 to $2.60 The linen waists are made of excellrnt quality India linen, and have laundered collara and cuffs. The black lawn waists come In a variety of styles, some have embroidered fronts; only z waists to a customer. Remember on sale Satur day morning, for one hour only at 85c 1612 a FAPNAM STREETS. OMAHA. fTbe Peoples F irnltnre and Croe Co. Tutabllebed In Wo Will Give A $6.98 Silk Petticoat Free With Every Suit 8PKC1AL HOIR BALK SATt'RDAY R OF f l.7 RATKKX FliTTl COATS FOR 7ffv. Ret ween 10 and 11 a. m. Only We have never sold these sateen petti coats for less that $1.76. They are light In weight, three different styles to select from; all are beautifully made and are very gencroua In wldtlr Only 1 petticoat to a custo- qJ mer; regular !. values on sale ru tsauiraay morning for one hour only, at w we 79c sold this week no matter what the price may be CASH OR CREDIT two garments at the price of one THAT'S WHAT IT MEANS TO YOU. Owing to the backward season we are forced to adopt measures to stimulate trade, and we "MAKE GOOD," too. Your Special Attention la called to a number of our exclusive suits and show pieces that we have grouped In one lot for Saturday' selling. They must been seen to be appreciated all the latest stylos and newest ma terials, Suits worth $39, $42.60, $46.00, Saturday for w Liberal Credit Cheerfully Extended to All Mon's Classy Clothes for Decoration Day You'll never get better suit values than we are offering you today now is the time to buy not to morrowMen's Suits made in the very latest fashion of this season's newest fabrics. Prices are $35 00 $30.00, $25.00 and on down to Cash or Cred iflO-oo Children's Suits $4.50 Values $1 We are closing out our line of Children's Suits. Ages are 3, 4 and 5 years your unrestricted choice of these suits, $4.60, for worth up to Sl-oo We Trust The People Senator Bailey Attacks New York News Writer WASHINGTON. May 28 Senator Bailey of Texas and W. S. Manning, represen tative tit the New York Times, In the senate press gallery, exchanged blows. Just as the senate adjourned today aa a result of a conversation they had in reference to an article printed by the New York news paper questioning the sincerity of the sen stor In his course on the Income tax. Neither of the participants were in jured, as they were separated by Senator Clapp, Forto Rlcan commissioner Larra naga, a number of senate employes and several newspaper correspondents. A bitter attack upon the author of an article In tha New York Times, charging that Senator Bailey had played into the hands of Senator Aldrlch by his course in demanding an Immediate vote on the In come tax amendment and had thus caused a split of the forces supporting such an agreement, was made by Mr. Bailey on the ' tA J. Weinlander & Smith V Lidlii' EjcIusIu Famishing! 317 So. 16th Street - Graduating Gifts salts ags Oloves raus Belt rins Umbrellas da Waists Pocket 'tooks Irish Oroohst Collars s3 floor of the senate today. Mr. Manning accosted Mr. Bailey after the adjournment of the session to Inform him tnat he was inaccurate In suggesting republican sen ators as a possible source of inspiration for the article. According to both Mr. Manning and Senator Bailey, the former disclaimed authorship rf the story and at tha same time stated that the Inspir ation for it had been Mr. Bailey's demands for Immediate vote and his "haalng" oX republican senators who favered the In come tax proposition who did not support him in his demand for a vote at the present time declared, it Is said, that the man who had written It was a "liar." Ac cording to both men the senator's language was emphatic and Mr. Manning responded that he "had not the honor ts writ the storv." In the mlitup Mr. Manning struck the senator with his umbrella, knocking off the senator's hat and the senator grabbed Mr. Manning by the throat. J j st at that moment the elevator stopped at the senate floor and Senator Clapp and Mr. Larranaga atepped from the car. With out waiting to learn the cause of the dis turbance Mr. Clapp threw his arms around Senator Bailey, who at that time seemed to be in a position to do serious Injury to the newspaper correspondent, a young man of very slight "build. The senator struggled desperately to break from this restraint, but Senator Clapp tightened his hold and newspaper correspondents pushed Mr. Manning away and Insisted mn his leaving the corridor. The speech by Mr. Bailey in regard to the newspaper article was one of tha most scathing arraignments of a newspaper cor respondent that has ever taken place in the senate. The senator not only asserted that the writer of the article was "an Infamous liar" but he was "a miserable creature, unfit to associate with honest men." Mr. Manning is also a southerner, being a native of South Carolina. . - -- - -- -- -,- ".r.r.i- Made Upon Honor! Sold Upon Merit! Rijht and Ready SUTS AND OVERCOATS $15.00 Special showing this week. Among them la the true blue serges. Your tailor will charge you $30. Have you suit buying In mind? Se ua. Something new every day to ahow you. Our Better Grade at $30, $25 and $20 Are Certainly Worth Seeing. VOLLMERT Expert Clothe Fitters. 107 Bo. 16th Si Railroad President! and Officials of Brotherhoods Make Addresses at Banquet. ST. LOUIS, May 28. A banquet, attended by 1,600 railroad men, executive officials and workmen here tonight at the First Regiment armory, was one of the enter tainment features of the thirteenth inter national conference of the Railway Young Men's Christian association. The confer ence, which began today, will continue up to Sunday night. John J. McCook of New York presided at the opening of the conference and at the banquet tonight. The speakers at the banquet Included W. C. Brown, president of the New York Central lines; F. A. Da lano, president of the Wabash railroad; George W. Stevens, president of the Ches apeake & Ohio; Alfred Price, general su perintendent of the Canadian Pacific rail way;, A. W. Sullivan, general manager of the Missouri Pacific, and Thomas J. Free man, receiver of the International and Great Northern railway. The speakers rep resenting the workers were W. 8. Stone, grand chief of the Brotherhood of Loco motive Engineers; B. M. Burwlck, conduc tor on the thiiuth & Iron Range railroad, and Alfred F. Marling, vice chairman of the International committee of Railroad Young Men's Christian association. Religious meetings were held today at the depots and freight yards and they will be continued tomorrow. The sessions of the conference are being held at the Odeon, and 1.S08 registered delegates took part in today's proceedings. Saturday afternoon the delegates will go for a ride on the Mis sissippi river. Clews' Tribute to Roosevelt New York Banker Says Former Presi dent Made the American People Think. NEW YORK, May 38.-"President Taf t will voice tnto our laws what Roosevelt voiced into the nation's heart. Those, therefore, who are so mistaken as to sup pose that President Roosevelt's policies and moral principles may become a dead letter In this administration will be unde ceived. They will discover that President Taft Is not a reactionary, but progressive." This prediction was made by Henry Clews, the New York banker, in an address at the service dedicatory of the Roosevelt memorial window at the Metro politan temple In this city. The service began last, Sunday and has been continued throughout the week with different promi nent speakers each night. The closing service will be held tomorrow night, preparatory to the dedication of the Lin coln memorial window on Sunday evening. Mr. Clews' address was entitled "Ex President Theodore Roosevelt, a Great' American," and was primarily a commen datory review of the life and acts of the former president The leading character istic of Mr. Roosevelt could be described, h said, in these words: "He made the American people think." Improved Northwestern Service. The Twin City Umited now arrives at Omaha 706 a. m. instead of I a. m. North bound departs at I a. m. as formerly. The Twin City and Huron-Aberdeen Expre81 depart at 7 p m. instead of S:a, with dining car service. WedgtMsr BUsi, ' Pure gold, seamless, all sixes, thus no delay or altering II to 111. Engraving free. Lcffert. tt W. W. klaxarclt. orjlnm.rrl.. i U SOt-ivl City National bank buildiug. Sealed Packages of Alleged Stolen Documents Found Attorney for United Railroads Denies Recollection of Papers Introduced in Calhoun Graft Case. SAN FRANCISCO, May t8.-Issues dis connected, but relating to Important in cidents In the graft prosecution were presented today for the consideration of the Jurors In the bribery case of Tatrlck Calhoun. Two packages sealed by order of a superior Judge and alleged by the prosecu tion to contain documents stolen from the office of an agent of the district attorney were opened by direction of Judtje William by P. Lawler, and introduced as evidence. William M. Abbott, general attorney for the United Railroads testified that he had no recollection of the documents, which are alleged to have, been abstracted agents of the United railroads. Alonzo J. Munroe was questioned as to his relations with John H. Helms, a de tective employed by the United Railroads, who recently appeared in the trial as a witness for the prosecution. Munroe gave a sensational turn to the proceedings by declaring that Helms, through Henry """i' rancher of northern California i naa invited an offer of 13.000 to prevent him giving testimony favorable to the prosecution. Munroe was under cross-examination when court adjourned for the day. The dynamiting of James L. Gallagher's house was another subject exploited during the day. Joseph H. Handlon. claim auent of the United Railroads was called to tell of the employment of Felix Paudeverls. who had been vainly souirht hv h ,, cution as an alleged accessory in the crimu for which John Ciaudianes is serving a life sentence. Handlon said that he em ployed Paudeverls on his own responsi bility and had last seen him on July 14, 190S. three months after the dynamiting, raudeveris, he suld, had Insisted that he be paid $210 due him, succeeded in getting $10 and then departed. Handlon declared that he had not met his former subordinate since. NATIONAL NEGRO LEAGUE CRITICISES PRESIDENT Convention at Colombo, Oblo, De nounce! Whnt it Calls Ills Color Line Policy. COLUMBUS. O., May 28. The National Negro American league tonight adopted resolutions condemning what is alleged to be the policy of retrogression advocated by President Taft. ine resolutions declare that President Taft's utterances have Invited white men to make it appear that there was opposi tion to the sppointmenl of colored men to office and have tended to JuBtify the new constitutions adopted In southern states, designed to eliminate negro voters. Appointments made by the president are criticised, especially of democrats with al leged ante-bellum tendencies. The appoint ment of a federal Judge In North Carolina especially Is cited. The attitude of the president has had an effect prejudicial to the negro In In dustrial life. It Is declared, Inasmuch as membership In labor unions, which they have held for years, now has been seri ously objected to. The resolutions de nounce the "executive color line policy" of Piesldent Taft and demand that he square his policies with the Chicago plat form, so far aa the fourteenth and fifteenth amendments are concerned. Sperling & Trlplett handle the well known Deerlng mowers and binders. 317 Broad way. SAVES MORE THAN "ONE-HALF THE COST For many years past the necessities of life have steadily increased, while the cost of electric lighting has been greatly reduced. Now we have the new Tungsten Lamp, which not only gives a superior light, but actually burns less than one-half the current for the same light. This lamp is the 40 Watt 32 C. P.. we offer to our customers for 65 cents, provided the old style lamp is returned to us. Think of it, the same amount of light for less than one-half the cost, or double the light for the same cost. A trial will convince you-that this is the most econom ical lamp available gives brilliant day-light illumina tion. Call, write or telephone today. 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