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Vol. XLI-Xo. 145.
OMAHA, MONDAY EVENING, DECEMl'.EK 4, 1D11-14 l'AUKS.
MAY PREVENT PAYING DEALS
Commission Form Looked On as a
Stop to Combinations.
BETTER LEGISLATION EXPECTED
City l'.nnlneer t raise Commend the
Position Taken by The Bee
Offering the neat Sola
tlon to bate.
City hall official are generally-- ot the
"I Inion that the commission plan ot gov
ernment will be a good Instrument In
preventing other paving deals similar to
tlio one suecrsstully pulled off In Omaha
and South Omaha by the Kettle River
unJ Kcpublie creosote wood block com
panies In conjunction with C. E. Fan
ning. "However," taid Geotgo W. Craln,
city engineer, "The Bco Is right in ad
vocating a charter provision more favor
uble to competition."
"The new commissioners will have, a
multitude of things to consider," said
one oflclal, "and while I think they will
be able to take care of them, we ought
to do noine of the work at hand In
stead of sioughlng It with the expecta
tion thai the commissioner will be In
fallible. There has been a lot of smooth
woik here to connect with the public
The $40,lKW creosote Wood block paving
job Is only one example of what can be
wo; led by shrewd chaps."
When asked what he believed would be
a good remedy for the condition that haj
prevailed here for several years. City En
gineer Craig salA:
"I believe The Bee editorial offers the
best solution. We are looking forward to
comml.-sioii fonrt of government to help
us In these matters, but until we have an
ipportunlty to revise our chatter,, which
1 fear esn be done only by a concerted
action on the part of ail of us for proper
letiis.aWve enactments, will It be fasntpned
so as to bring this about.
To Stop Combinations.
"The enactment of laws relating to all
kinds of combinations Is occupying the
minds of the best people In the country
today. It Keems that there are no laws to
e.fectuuliy regulate comolnatkns. The law
covering paving In Omaha should be so
constiucted that It would give the wid
est possible latitude In competition..
"on our three-iUths petition wheieln the
cha.acur of pavement is changed, I
would require bids to be received on all
known paving materials, thus allowing
the property holders an opportunity to
se.cct by majority petition which of the
materials they want after the bids are
(Continued on Page Twe.)
m Making Displays
City Electrician Mlchaelsen, along with
. his annual Christmas greetings. Issues a
vwaittmg to merchants who decorate their
winnows and the Interior of their build
ings with aiectncar atspiays. -
"Electricity la safest fot light and
power," satd Mr. lilchaelsen, "and Is
safest particularly In connection with dis
plays such as are used Jy merchants at
Christmas time. However, Buch is only
the case when electrical apparatus Is
property Installed. For this reason' I ex
tend to merchants of Omaha my usual
Christmas greetings with the proverbial
"Don't lasten anything by pins or other
wise to lamp cords.
"Don't allow lamps to touch anything
"Don't permit tinsel of anyklnd (It all
conducts electricity) to come In 'contact
with lamps, sockets, wires or connections.
"Don't use drop cords In show win
dows. .. ..
"Don't let amateurs do electrical work.
"Don't foiget the danger of cotton bat
ten with or without electricity.
"Don't be afraid to call for inspection
of any display. No charge.
"The observance ot these 'don'ts' will
be conducive to a merry as well - as a
profitable Christmas, for destruction of
pioperty and probable loss of life will be
Claim for Sixty-Two
Millions is invalid
WASHINGTON. Dec 4. A $6:1,000,000
claim for the Missouri,, Kansas & Texas
Railway company against the United
States was dismissed today when tht
court of claims sustained the government
demurrer to the railway's petition for re
imbursement for every alternate section
ot land along its lines through the Indian
Territory, now part of the state of Okla
homa. The Weather .
Forecast till 7 p. "m. Tuesday.
For Omaha, Council Bluffs and Vicinity
Fair tonight and Tuesday; warmer to
5 a. in
7 a. ni
' S a. m 2j
Da. m 27
10 a. m 31
11 a. in.. 37
12 m 41
1 P. m 42
'i p. m 44
3 P- m 45
Local Weather Iterord.
1911. 1910. 1900. 1908.
Lowest last night ti II 9 15
Precipitation uO .14 .89 T
Normal temperature tor today, 31 de
1 ticirncy In precipitation since March
1, 15.13 inches.
Deficiency corresponding period, 1910,
ZJj iiu lien.
Wrathrr In the Grain Belt.
The pressure is high over the entire
country, except areas of relatively low
pret-suie are njted on the middle Atlantic
coast and in the ex trine northwest. In
Cleaned cloudiness is shown In the ex
treme northwest and on the Pacific slope,
but generally clear weather attends the
hi:h pressure In all other portions. Cooler
weather prevails this morning from the
Misoouil river, east over the upper Missis
sippi and Ohio valleys, the lake region
and eaitern states. Generally warmer
weather prevails In the mountains and
west to the coast, and it will be warmer
In thin vicinity tonight, with continued
fair tonight and Tuesday.
L. A UtLSll, Local Forecaster.
The Bee will print short elgned
communications presenting names
(or commissioner, hand yours in.
Offer hat one candidate at a time.
60. Henry F. Meyers.
Please allow me to present the name of
Henry P. Meyers of 4713 North Fortieth
stieet for commissioner of the city of
Omaha. An intelligent man. A Broad
minded man. A man well versed in
municipal government and one who would
work and watch out for the people's In
terests. Buch a man we need as commlsj
nloner ot our city.
4053 Orand Avenue.
61. Edward . Howell.
As to capdldates for city commissioner
it strikes me that Edward K. Howell
would fill the bill to the satisfactions of
the public. He has been a resident of
Omaha for over forty years, ever since
ha was a boy. He has always taken an
Interest In public affairs, and has capably
served the city as councilman. He knows
the city's needs and is capable of con
ducting any department.
62. Edward Black.
Quite a number of names have been
mentioned as possibilities for service un
der the commission form, but here Is a
personality an honest reporter.
' Ed Black Is 33 years old, has a lot of
accounting experience and general busi
ness training. Has been on the Omaha
newspapers eight and one-halt years, In
four and one-half years of which he has
covered the city hall vlth satisfaction to
everyone. During that time he had at
tended as many counotl meetings as any
of the present city fathers and heard all
the pros and cons of every civic or other
proposition discussed. Again, for years,
It was his misHlon to take In the meet
ings of the Board of Education, where he
gained knowledge of all matters schol
astic. Ed Black is capable trustworthy
and was never known' to do a mean or
unjust action. JAMES C. LINDSAY,
: 3309 Evans Street.
More In tomorrow KvrninK Her.
ARE TO YOTEJFOR ONLY SEVEN
City Attorney Decides on Number
Under Commission Form, '
SEVEN WELL NAME A MAYOR
While Voting; for Seven, the Four
teen Receiving; the Largest
N amber of Votes Will Be
"Vote, for only seven" will be the ad
vloe printed ' on . the official piimary
ballots lor the -apUisxccioa-flJ cvrni-
uiissloners In Omaha. '
This opinion, rendered today by City
Attorney John Kin, puts an end to the
legal dispute over an Interpretation of the
commission piart of law. Heverai lawyers
maintained thai electors could cast ballots
for fourteen candidate at tne primary,
as that number are to be nominated.
The fourteen candidates receiving tne
highest number of votes will be nomi
nated and seven ot these wld be chosen
tor commissioners at the regular election.
. "It Is cear to me," said Mr. Klne,' "that
the voters must vote tor only seven can
didates for nomination. ' 1 have been In
vestigating the law and In my mind it Is
clear on this point."
ne provision ot tne new law upon
which tne decision Is chletly based Is as
Notwithstanding any more Keneral law
respecting primary e.ecilons in force In
tne state, the Official bauot to be pre
pared and used at such primary snail be
in -substantially the loiiowing torm, in
bertlng in tne blunhs the name of tne
city and the nurawr ol councllnien to
be elected in that particu.ar citv wnere
such primary is to be held and placing
Dimply the names of all canuiaates upon
me ticket without any party designation.
circle or marK whatever, towit:
Candidates for nomination for com
missioners tor counciimen) of the city of
at tne primary election.
Vote for only .
(Name of candidates).
Vote tor Seven,
Following "vote for only " "seven"
will be Inserted.
Following the election the new commis
sioners will choose one of their number
tor mayor at an Increased saiary ot uO0
per year, but with no" veto power.
Heads of departments wilt be chosen
by majority vote of the commissioners.
other city offices shall be appointive' and
each head of a department shall be held
responsible for the conduct of his sub
ordinates and the management of his
otfice and may be recalled upon a peti
tion of 30 per cent of the highest vote
cast at the preceding city election.
Beef Packers' Plea
tor btay is Taken
WASHINGTON, Dec. I.-Th nipi,-mo
court of the lulled States today touk
under consideration the application ut
counsel for the Qilcago beef packers for
u Etay of their trial In the I'mted btates
district court et Chicago, on chaig.s of
criminally violating the Sturm. in anti
trust law. A stay and bail was asked until
the court could pass on the constitu
tional, ty of the thermal) untl-t.uht .aw as
a criminal statute.
Little Boys Hurt
by Harness Driver
While Willie. Henry and Arthur Day
ton were returning home from (Sunday
school yesterday artcinoon the latter two
were struck and injured by an auto
mobile at Tenth and liaioay streets.
Arthur, g years old. sustained a two-inch
gash on his forehead, and Henry, I yeais
old, received a similar wound on the
Lack of his head. Wiliie, aged II years,
was not Injured. The little feUow were
attended by Police Buigeoa Peppers and
taken to their home at VU Mouth ji.nth
street. They were severely, but not seri
ously hurt. The police are now scouring
the town for the careless auto driver.
MAY NOT SEEJIS DYING WIFE
Charges Made that Wick and Moore
Keep Husband Away.
MRS. 0 KANE TELLS HER STORY
Mother of llna Worn mi Arrives
pad Ways She Will Prosecute
ftnloon Men Who Keen
Mrs. T. J. Koach of Wichita Falls,
Tex., sits beside her dy:cg (laughter, Mrs.
Dick OKane, In a little fist at ImJS
Leavenworth street, wutching a hopeless
struggle for life, and calling on Maynr
Dahlman to prosecute Qus Wick and
Charles Moore, owners of the dance hall
In xWhlch Mrs. O Kane drank carbolic
acid with suicidal Intent on Friday morn
Dh k O'Kane, the husband of the dying
woman, plays the piano at the dance
hall. According to the story the women
tell, he Is under the control of Charles
Moore, who has refused to allow the
husband to see the wife. It was his re
fusal to allow her to see her husband
that led Mrs. O'Kane to drink carbolic
acid In one of the stalls at the dance
hall on Friday morning.
About a year ago the Koachs left
Omaha for Wichita Falls, where they
purchased a hotel, which they stilll
operate. O'Kane and his wife accom
panied her parents to Texas, but the
women say Moore coaxed him to return
to Omaha, engaging him as piano player.
Mrs. O'Kane returned with her huBband,
but the influence .of Moure was strong
enough to keep them apart. She Is In a
precarious condition from the effects of
the poison she drank, and Dr. Fltxglb
bons. who is attending her, says pneu
monia has developed and gives very little
hope of her living.
Moore Keeps Them Apart.'
Mrs. O'Kane told her story to a Bee
reporter Monday morning. She said:
'I tried to get Dick to come and live
with me, and he would have, " had- not
Charlie Moore kept him away. He was
making money for Moore and the latter
cared not what became of me. Time
after time I have gone to the saloon after
midnight and p. faded on my knees to
Charlie Moore and Gus Wick to let me
see my husband, but they never would.
Once Mr. Moore got mad at me because
1 cried and wanted to Bee my husband,
(Continued on Pnge Two.)
Aged Man Found in
t'neonscious from a concussion of the
brain, .Gilbert -Uo'.en, aged 68 years, was
found about 6 o'clock this morning In the
doorway of the South Omaha Van and
Transfer company's barns, 623 North,
Twenty-fourth street He was found by
his son, O. H. Iiolen, who conducts tho
transfer business. It Is ' not known
whether the elder Bolen was. kicked by
a horse, attacked hy an assailant or
whetherjJwr JeH. r.TM frsno r"my nuHed?
but are working on the case; The elder
Bolen arose shortly before tig and went
to the barn to perform his dally work.
It was a few minutes later that the hod
followed, lindlng the father unconscious.
Carey Votes in Room
in Which He is Born
Frank J. Carey, proprietor of the Carey
hotel, celebrated his thirtieth anniversary
today. He Is probably the only man in
Omaha who has the distinction of casting
his first vote In the room In which he
was born. This room he now uses as his
office. When the late P. H. Carey, his
father, erected the building at Eighteenth
and Howard streets. It was the only one
in that nelghbothood at the time; now It
is surrounded by up-to-date stores and
Council of Persia
Appeals to Congress
TEKEHAN, Persia, Dec. 4. The Na
tional Council has telegraphed for aid to
the American congress and to the ulatei
parliaments of the world.
The assemblies of Ispahan, Tambrls
and Kfrman and other cities have tele
graphed to Mr. Hhuster, lauding tils
services and affirming their confidence
SOUTH OMAHA SAL00NIST
IN' GOVERNMENT MESHES
Frank Stanek, who conducts u saloon
at Twentieth and Q streets in South
Omaha, has been arrested by Deputy
I'nlted States Marshall I laze on the
charge of refilling bonded whisky bottler.
He will be given a hearing before Culled
BtHtes Commissioner Daniel Friday.
Officers of Hotel Clerks' Ass'n
'-'A . S
OMAKLKS W. MILLKK. OMAII V. JOSEPH M'f'A 1'1'KK Y. OMAHA.
.. , 'rrs.r..i . Klrst Vice President.
.xLHiSASr.A , NU IOWA HOTUL t'LKItKH' .'.htiUClATlON MEKTS IS OMAHA
From the Kv York World.
UPJ1IKE WINS JELEYATION SUIT
All Elevators at Missouri River
Fointi Get Same as Feavy.
SUPREME COURT DECIDES IT
Case Has Been HanalnK Flra for
Some Time and Local Klevator
Men Are Mneli Klated at
"Independent" grain elevator operators
along the Missouri river today won a
victory over the railroads when the
supreme court of the t'nlted States de
cided that elevator companies such aa the
Updike Grain company. With plants ,not
alongUethejre'tv. tha-l.'tilon ,V
cifio railroad company, 4ut located In the
Missouri river cities reached by the rail
road were entitled to1 compensation for
elevation of grain In transit. The rail
road had been paying compensation only
to the Feavy elevators and others located
directly' on the tracks.
A few weeks ago It was derided tint
the railroads could pay elevation charges
at Missouri points and , this decision in
the Updike cose Is that other Omaha,
South Omatia and Council llluffs eleva
tors , may be paid the same elevation
The court held that the railroad could
not discriminate against the elevator
companies not located on Its line merely
because the cars In which the grain was
shipped were not returned to the railroad
within forty-eight hours, . t.
In Resignation as
Head of Oil Company
NEW YORK, Dec. 4.-John D. Kocke-
feller resigned today as president and
director of the Standard OH Company of
New Jersey. John D. Archbold was
elected to succeed Mr. Rockefeller.
A majority of the officer and directors
who for years have been a.HSoclated with
Mr. Rockefeller In the control of the
PtHndard Oil Company of New Jersey
also handed In their resignations. They
Included William Rockefeller as vlrr
president and director, C. M. l'ratt as
rice president, William fl. Rockefeller an
assistant treasurer, II C. Fulger. Jr., us
secretary; Assistant Treasurer and Dliec
tor H. M. Flagler, Directors T J. Drake
and K. T. Bedford. Mr. Archbold, t tin
new president, slso resigned as Ice
The board of dlreetora is reduced from
fourteen to nine members.
When Congress Meets
SPEAKER ON GOOD ROADS AT THE
. . . Of .. -ism - tat ,.. -4, ,
T. IT. pomjk:k.
UNCLE SAM'S BUDGET LOWER
Estimates for Next Year Are Seven
Hundred Forty-Five Millions.
SAVING OF TWENTY-ONE MILLION
Estimate for 1'ubllo Works, lllver
nit llurhor Improvrmeuts
and Pension Are
WABIIINtlTON, Dec. 4.-Estlmate of the
Treasury Uepurtmtiit for running the
government during the next fiscal year,
submitted to congress toduy, contemplate,
a saving of i:l,lX),,.f.'1.43, as compared with
the amount appropriated for the flscul
yeur l'.Ml-IKIL'. The total amount esti
mated for all expenditures of the govern
ment uro 7tR,K3i,Si3. This amount docs
not Include the appropriation for the
I'oHtofflce department which Is expected
to be velf sustuliung. The appropriation
mad i) by' congress for the present fiscal
year ugb'regated 7b7,L'lK.4.
Economy of government expense pro
posed Is shown to be 010,000 to 9100..
71C.7U1, a decrease of .'l,3rj,UM. More tliuu
half of this decrease is accounted for In
a plan of the Treasury department for
hundllng appropriations for public build-.
tCanllnucd on Page Two?) '
Chief Expects Word
from Los Angeles
'hlf of Police Honahue expects to re
ceive communication from lilstrlct At
torney. John U. Fredericks of I,os An
ths this week In connection with the
loiifrKslon of the McNamara brothers.
"JUMt whut will be done furthtr 1 do
not know," naid Chief lionaliue, who had
been summoned to uppear as wltnen for
the itate in the- prosecution of Ortle Mo
Uanlgal. "but It Is now certain that
neither O. F. Warner, proprietor ot Hih
Union hotel, where MrManlgal registered
in Omaha under an assumed name, noi
1 will be .compelled to obey the subpoena
"I belleu the pleas entered by the Mc
Namara will result in the defeat of Job
liarrtmun and the remainder of the so
cialmt ticket, but from this distance It
would be very difficult to say what will
be tl outcome ot the election there to
morrow." SUPREME COURT DEFERS
ACTION IN TOBACCO CASE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 Tho supreme
court of the I'nlted States today took
J uuuci i,uuHiMri iui 1 ttUUllCBIlOll Ol II1C
j leaf tobacco board of liade of New York
to have thtt tilhunal review the re
organization plan of the American To
bacco company. A decision ts expected
next Monday. The government opposed
MONEY PAIDTOE OF JUROR
Attempt Made to Bribe First Man
' Sworn for McNamara Panel.
SAYS LAS0R LEADERS KNEW
Mr. Darroiv Admit that I'nlons
Were Represented at Confer
ence Where ! Was
- Flnallr Decided.
LOg ANOKLKS, Dec. t.The' prelimin
ary hearing against Dirt II. Franklin,
an Investigator employed by the de
fense In the McNumaia case, charged
with bribery, was coutluued for one week
toiluy by Justice U. P. Young.
"Um jAXUjbJWSHc Cai., two." f.JMrthtf
delaii were leaihwd- lyday of the al
igd plot to intluerto the McNamara
Jury, the supposed frustiutlon of which
by the arrest of liuit H. Franklin, a de
lea ve of the McNamara defense, is said
to hao :.een an Important f.ictor In foiv.
Ing a confession of guilt from the Mc
.Samara brolhei. .
A signed statement was declared to be
In the hands of Lilstrlct Attorney J. D,
Fredeikks, made by Mrs. Ilobeit K. lam,
n.iu j. jic lust sworn juror in til
case, charging that T00 was paid to her
by an ugent ot the McNamara defense to
Influence iter husband to secure a dls
uiieiii :ni li noi an acquittal by the jury
if James B. McNamaia, then on trial for
the fnialltle growing out ot the ' Los
Angeles Times explosion.
ye, It Is true," Beln himself I
quoted a saying, "and the money given
lo my wife has been given to the dia
ti let attorney.
' A statement by the agent In the trans
action also 1 said to be In the possession
of the court.
Franklin Case Continued.
A preliminary examination of Kranklln
for the alleged attempt to bribe George
N. Ickwood, a venireman, by the use
of 4,000 whs scheduled to take place to
day, but a continuance for a Week wus
expected to be linked for and granted.
, The two Incidents of alleged bribery
(Continued on Page Four.)
Five Men Charged '
With Complicity in
,'KANHAR CITY, Dec. 4.-Flve negroes
are undur arrest here charged with being
Implicated In the murder of Albert Un
derwood, assistant cashier of the local
Missouri freight house, who was fatally
wounded when the freight house was
robbed last Friday night. Underwood
lived 'less than twenty-tour after being
shot by the robbers.
Keatherstone Powell, Janitor at tho
freight house, who was arrested first on
suspicion, made a confession iinpilcutlng
fcur other negroes Holcoy Powell,
Arthur Brown, George Bonner and Fal
The robber secured 11,000, which has
not yet been recovered.
Columbus, 0., Bank
COLUMBUS. O.. Dec. 4. The Union
National bank today iHisted a notice of
suspension by a resolution ot the board
of directors. It wa further stated that
the bank Is now In the hand of the
comptroller of the currency,
As the action ot the director hud been
expected It Is not thought the closing of
the bank will have any effect on the local
The capital stock of thti bank was
17 ;,0 000, It surplus JKO.OoO end It 1 esti
mated Unit its deposits approximated !-'.-000.010.
WASHINGTON", Dec. 4.-The failure of
the Columbus Union Nntlonkl bank In
volved a possible lots of about fjO.000,
according to reports to the comptroller
of the currency. Assets lo that extent
covering the Institution' capital, surplus
and undivided profits appeared to be of
CONGRESS MEETS AT NOON
Nearly Every Member of
House ia in Hii Seat.
LITTLETON ATTACKS CRITICS
1 ork nrpreaentatl ve Itnamt
J. llryan anil Henry n. Mar
tin In Speech Defrndlnw
11 1 Arts.
TODAY IN CONGRESS.
Convened at noon.
Committee appointed to notify the
president that ongrts was In session.
Senators Smith, Georgia, and Gardner,
i-i sworn In.
Senator Cuttles elected to serve at
president pro-teinpore till Deoembor IS.
Xeet.nr fixed far 2 p. at. ually.
Adjourned at 11.17 p. m. till Tuesday
at 8 p. m.
Convened at boob
Committee to nctlfy the president that
-v. t.u.o hm la session was appointed.
Bepresentativa Littleton on point of
personal prlvlleye, answered attaoka on
cur,! tag aim with Using a "steel
.. ..ri:ey." ,
' .'.:.-a nountlnjr to $74S,34,Sa
for the fiscal year were . submitted for
WAPHTa'OTOX. Def. 4.-Both house of
the Sixty-Second c ingress convened at
noon today. Practically every member
of each house was In his stnt. The gal
leries were crowded and hundreds of per
sohs were unable to gain admlsnlun.
Tho. expected Klieech of Itoliresentarlv
Littleton of New York regarding the
steel trust question was the sensational
incident featuring tho opining day.
Representative Martin W. Littleton
stirred tho house with a diatribe against
tnose whom, ha alleged, had maliciously
defamed hltn becauso of hi Independent
attitude na a member of the house com
mittee of Inquiry Into the United State
He charged that Henry B. Martin. ec-
retary' o fthe Anti-Trust league, had cir
culated false accusations agcinst him and
he accused Martin' of consorting w 1th
David Lamar, a bear operator In Wall
street to aid In the depression of steel
stock. He charged that William Jennlns.
Bryan had "gone off half-cocked" In the
Commoner In hi comment on the steel
Mr. Littleton did not demand that the
house Investigate his charges, announcing
that he would content himself with the
statement ot his position and denial of
the allegations ag-tlnst hiin.
, Itoast fur Bryan.
Most of Mr. Littleton' speech was de
voted to 4 defense of his position on tho
committee, and to a complete denial of
th accusation that ho wa allied with
the "trust Interest." Ills references to
Mr. Bryan worn based on the No
brgskan'f udltprlal detilarlng that Mr.
Littleton wa a "thoroughgoing reaction
ary.'' and 'will 'We retired Mum tiie c iii
mitle if the Jiouat OumoaraU really d-
(Continued on 1 sgti 'iiu.)
Chauffeur is Held
in Connection With
' CHICAGO, Deo. 4. Detectives In every
part of Chicago continued today to run
down every possible clus with the hopi
of arresting the three men who are be
lleved to 'have murdered Mr. Edmund
Kaufman near Jier home on Kosco boule
vard SaturJay night after trying to hol-i
up the woman and her husband.
Only one man, William Uuttenbergrr, &
former chauffeur employed by Kaufman,
I being held by the police. Klve other
arrests were made, but all , the suspect
were let go when Kaufman failed to
identify any of them. He did Identify
Guttenberger, but the latter stoutly pro
tests his Innocence and the police think
possibly that Kaufman made a mtstaku
in the Identification.
After the police had refused eurly today
to allow Guttenberger' father and
brother and Attorney George Remus to
talk with the prisoner, the luwyer said
he would file suit later In the day for
tOO. 000 against Assistant Chief of Polio
Hchuettler, Acting Captain Joel Smith
and Sergeant John Benson, and In addi
tion would ask for a writ ot habeas cor
pus for til client.
Alaska Coal Case
WASHINGTON, Dec. 4.-The govern
ment today won u sweeping victory in Its
campaign against Alaska coul land frauds
when the supreme court vt the United
States decided Unit u person or associa
tion 1 limited to one coal lund entry :n
Alabka. Accordingly the court held valid
the indictment charging Churlea F, Mun
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