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This Day in Omaha' Taut in S tutorial Tv ef each lane The Omaha Daily Bee W1ATKEB FORECAST. Fair; Warmer VOL. XU NO. 191. OMAHA, FRIDAY' MOIX)XG, JAXCAKY 2fi, 1912-TWteLVK PAGES. SINGLE COPY ' TWO CENTS. IRON AND STEEL BILL IS REPORTED 'Hyasure, Drafted , by Democratic Member of Ways and Means , Committee it Submitted. DRAFTED 0N-BXYE2TUE LIKES 'Underwood Say it Will Produce ( Potential Competition. 'lUNOSIXT . REPORT IS FILED Republicans Advise Waiting for Report of Tariff Board. .SOT JUSTIFIED BY HEARINGS .Lseeptloaa Taken ta Stateaaeat thai ; - Bill Appllca Largely ta Prodaete at the tatted states Meet ; Corporation. ,; WASHINGTON, . Jan. SS.-The demo cratic iron and eteel tariff revision bill was favorably reported to tha houae today by Chairman Underwood of the v ays and means committee. Tha repub lican member of tin committee were given tha right to file an advene re port. The committee had adopted tha bill by- a strict arty vote. "A auryey of tbe Iron and ateel Indus try,' say the majority report filed with the hill, "shows tonvtncingly that It has reached a position of aurh strength and Independence that the Industry does not neeil tha helping hand of tha gover merit in order to stand In competition with. foreign countries.. - "The committee : feels warranted In recommending that the duties be placed upon a distinctly revenue basis." The report declares that tha rates should be made low enough to permit potential competition from Imports far the sake ef I'Slursi and proper regulation of domestic prices, and concludes: "It Is believed that the, rates provided for In this bill are competitive and If enacted would effect a substantial econ omy to Ihe people greatly dlaproportton nie In Us advantages to the apparent loss of revenue." - '.Minority tlrpert riled. I-at'.r in tlie du' tha seven republloan tuembers of tto commltteo filed their re port. It declared that tha sleet schedule should not ha revised Without a report from tha tariff board and that the Mil was framed without hearlnga and was In no way Justified "by the full hearing three years ago before the committee." Tha minority assailed the Mea that the schedule ' relates almost exclusively to goods manufactured by the United States Uleel corporation. .- "It Is .well Known." ssys the report, ' that this corporation can produce Iron t r.i steel articles more cheaply than any other of the numeroua independent com panies, but ft does nc rprodec 'even M per rant t the Iron and steal products of Ihe eonntrs. ' ' The National Capital Tharsday, Jaaaary S3, 113. The Senate. In session I p. m. The House. Wet at noon. ' Iron and steel tariff revision bill was reported by the way and means com Liittee. The resolution of Representative Cov. Ohio, requesting the president to report on tha entire coat of the Philippine occu pation waa passed. Foreign affaire committee began hear ing on Ralney resolution to Investigate the Panama revolution. Delegation from great lakes cities be fore merchant marine committee urged repeal of tha motorboat lair. WOMAN ACCUSED OF ROBBING THAW HOME SURRENDERS CHICAGO, Jan. S.-Mra. Nellie Prince, who Is said to be ur.der Indictment at Pittsburgh for being Implicated In the burglary of the home, of Mrs. William Thaw and It. J. Kaufman, wealthy de- partment store proprietor, eurrsmiereu w the Chlcigo police late today. The police here had been searching tor tiia wo.nan afttr severs.' day on Informa tion sent from Pittsburgh. When she gave herself uo. she declared that shs waa In- scent of the charge against her. She was taken to the woman's annex of the South Clara Street police station to aaalt extradition papers. Retailers Advised to Combine Against Mail Order Houses KANSAS CITT. Jan Si-If the country merchants are to save themselves from being swept out of existence by the big mail order bouses, they ni'JH organise for their own irote--tlon, L. C. Boyle of Kansas City, former attorney general 'of. Kansas, said today In an address here before the Southwestern Lumberman's association meeting In annual session. The Insistent clamor to destroy the country merchant was first heard," Mr. Boyle said, "simultaneously with .the birth of -the mail order house Tha de mand to eliminate the middle man sppliea only to "country merchants, because the mail order houses confine their opera tions to country districts. "I am forced .to believe that If the farmer and laborer but understood tha situation aright the mall order business would be abort lived. Eliminate the country merchant and tha business of distributing tha necessities at life will of necessity center In the hands of a few great corporations. The only solution of tha dilemma then will be state and national socialism. ' The solution of the problem Ilea In a close, militant, aggressive organisation. Tha rule of reason waa applied to the Standard Oil case and thla waa done to meet tha business exigencies of that great organisation. If tha courts will not apply the same rule when tha little fellow is concerned, let all the little fel lows get together and make a big fel low, and then we can apply the 'rule of reason.' '"The lumber dealers cannot do this work alone. )AII retail assootatlons must get together h tha national federation. There are a million of you when thus united. Lay aside your party differences and do something for the retail tner-, chant." ALDRICHTAKESA HAND IN DOUGLAS t ' GoTernor Will Beqnest Attorney General to Assist Grand Jury in . - Inrestigating- Violations. OFFICIALS ABB HELD HEGLIGEST City and County Officers', Failure to Enforce Statutes is Reason. WOULD HATE RESORTS PROBED Will Look Into Charge Liquor Sold' at Illegal Honrs. COMPLAJBTS OF PRIZE FIGHTS Stat Kxeeatlve Cenvlaeed 11 aa Sa Aatharlty Appoint Special" Proaeeator, hat Believes Pra- Actiaa Right. i Mr. Knox Furnishes Facts About Sending ; .'vOldiers to China WASHINGTON. Jan. JS-Wsetarv Knox4 rssTMmse r-t!w 'emit foreign relit long committee's request for In forma tion concerning tha recent dispatch of American troops to China, reads a report to the Subcommittee today, slating the president had acted under the rights granted by the protocol of 1901. The committee probably on Wednesday will take up Senator Hitchcock's resolu tion, In which ha contended President Taft bad no right, without authority of congress or by treaty, to order troops to China unless there waa an emergency re quiring protection of American lives and property. Senator Hitchcock will address the sen- ale on the subject after the committee ! reports. - HEIRS FOUND AFTER 1 - HUNT OF THREE YEARS SlOl'X FALLS, 8., D.. " --opo-eiaU-After a three years' search the heirs have been found of the estate of Gus rrank. for years a well known resi dent of Aurora, twho three years ago took his own life. One of tha heirs Is a brother and there also are two aisters of ,the dead man. They now are proving their relationship. The three will share 'equally In the distribution of money be longing to the dead man, which la In 'charge of the authorities of Brookings county. s The Weather y,,ri NEBRASKA Generally ..nliler TOR lOWA-Rain or enow '-.. MArtion. at fair; la Trmperatarre at Omaha Yesterday. "our. ' Deg. 17 5 a.m...... 3 .V I TV y N is. m 3J JpJ 5 Sa. m 32 yJg3--S 11 -:::::::::::::! Us4l i V . fo " a. m. Part of Ft. Niobrara Reservation is Set .Aside for Wild'Birds WASHINGTON, Jsn. . -Three new na tional bird reservations, two In Alaska and a third one a portion of the aban doned military reservation at Fort Nio brara, Neb., have been created by Presi dent Taft and placed under the Depart ment of Agriculture. "Tbe Nebraska reservation Is In the heart of the prairie chicken country and furnlabeg the only refuge which baa been estsbllshed for tbe fast disappearing game bird." said Dr. Henshsw, head of tha biological survey today. "It will be tenanted by sharp tailed grouae and quail and offera oondttlona suitable for a satis factory range for big game." (From a Staff Correspondent.) LINCOI.N Neb,. Jan. S-t. Special Tele-cram.l-Governor Aldrlch late this after noon said that he had decided to request the attorney general to take a hand be fore tha JiouElaa county grand Jury In Investigating the numeroua rumors of law violation In Omaha and which It Is Hi leged the city and counly officials can not or will not prevent. The attorney general Is expected to work In conjunction with County Attor ney English if that official Is willing and if he la not, the attorney general. It Is held, aa the chief law officer of tha state, has the right to go Into any county In the state and take auch matters before the grand Jury or the court. The principal complaints which It Is expected to bring to the attentton of the Inquisitorial body. Is the charge that liquor la sold In questionable resorts with' out payment of a license, that the Sun day and S .o'clock cloaing lawa are Ig nored, that money was corruptly paid In connection with the procuring of saloon licenses, and that tha social evil flour ishes without let or hindrance. CessBlalats at Prise Vinhta. There have also been some complaints that prise fights hare been pulled off In Omaha and South Omaha. Tbe sheriff snd police have promised they will be on hand when alleged boxing maichrs are held and will atop them and arreai the principals If they go over tha line Into the realm of fights. Tha governor had originally been urged to appoint a apeclal prosecutor to take charge of these matters, but ha waa con vineed he bad no such authority and his right to appoint anyone to" assist the county attorney wss questioned ' unless possibly It waa In response to the request of the county attorney. Tha matter In this respect la similar to that of Kuntce Murphy In Cherry county, when be was urged to appoint an attorney to prosecute bar on a murder charge after tha Judge n the motion of tha county attorney bad polled the ease,. lie waa eonrlnesd da had no aurh authority, but Is of the opinion that Ihe rffK Of (hs-'marney general to go Into county and take a hand In enforcing atata lawa la ungues- The Stone Age tkmedi ..it .a ..ii p. nt .....23 P. Hi 33 7 p. m.... Si S p. m M . J 11 .. .at Inch M Inch ..14-13 Inches ..11 SMnches MM inches . a.l Inches Casaparatlv IXeal steearel. llt Mil. ISM. IM Highext yesterday.... 34 H 47 47 lowest yesterday. 3 38 34 31 liesn temperature .. ts 41 Precipitation M T M .OS Temperatur and precipitation depar tures from norma: formal temperature Kxcess far the day...- Total exoras since starch 1... ioimal precipitation Vtfteieiicy for tha day Total rainfall since March 1.. Jeflclency since March 1 Keftcteney cor. period. IS.., Kxcetxcsr. period. IMS lessrti rrwaa Slatlaaa at f P. SB. Sutton and State Temp. High- Raln- of Weather. 3 p. m. eat. fheveooe. cloudy......... J 4 Davenport, cloudy ffenver, clear..- f jjes Homes, raining !S (orise City, p. ctoudy 3S lender, partly cloudy 3 North Platte, pt. cloudy. Omaha, ctoudy S3 Pueblo, clear ; 44 Rapid City, cloudy 4 Sail Lake City, clear.. ..A! Canta Fe. clear...... 44 hrti4n- clear.. .......... .w jloux City, cloody.. 3 Valentine, cloady 44 .i". i4tMtM tww f nrM-tnitafinit L. A. WELSH. Ivocal Forecaster. J Brs- 4 3D S K , 4! S4 M at Si s PROHIBITIONISTS DEVISE . SCHEME FOR PAIRING CHICAGO. Jan. 3S. 'Three million rotes In mi" Ig 4he shibboleth of the prohibition party, whose campaign Is bring directed from tha national head quart era here. T this end prohibition ists IB each state are pledging themselves to attempt to gain a certain number of votes. One of tha new features of the prohi bition campaign this year wui he a "pair ing agreement." Tha temperance workers believe there are many members of each of the two big parties who would vote the prohibition ticket If they felt that any equal number from the 'ether big party would do tbe same. To reach these persona "pairing agreements'' has ea prepared. It ts a printed pledge ta vote tha prohibition ticket and an equal num ber of spaces Is left on the two sides of tha slip for the signatures of democrats and republicans. Each slip when turned Into the prohibition headquarters must carry an equal number of signatures from voters on apposite parties. TW0 MORE SAFE DEPOSIT ; VAULTS FOUND INTACT ' NEW YORK, Jan. .-Two of the three vaults of the Mercantile Safe Deposit company in tha Equitable building wars thrown open to holders of safe, deposit boxes today, part of tha debris having been cleared away and a long Una at persons began taking out securities. Po lice guarded the work and box holders were required to presrnt carda of admis sion issued by the company. Although some of the boxes were dripping with water, there waa apparently no damage to the'eontenta . A little guinea pig that had lived' six teen days without food or water, was taken from Us wire csge In ths ruin of the Equitable building today. Ths an imal, which was to have been used for experiment purposes, was found by chemist attached to the medical depart ment when he visited the ruins of his laboratory. It greeted Its rescuer with squeala of delight. It Is probable tbe little survivor will never be subjected to another experiment. KNOX SENDS CHAMPLAIN . VOUCHERS TO CONGRESS WASHINGTON, Jan. . .-Secretary Knox, by authority of the president, to day preaentel to the house committee on expenditures In the State department the voucher accounts for tao.OOO expended at tha Lake Chsmplaln celebration In !a. The vouchers were for the most part costs af wine, ' travel and entertainment of g Mats at that celebration. Secretary Knox said that hereafter all expense ac counts would be scrutinised Vlosely before their nature was kept from the public TRAINED NURSE SHOT . .HUSBAND UNDER ARREST PHILADELPHIA. Jan. JS.-Tbe police are Investigating tbe death of Mrs. Edith Marvel, St years old, a trained nurse who wsa found dead la her borne today with a bullet In her head. Two notes were found, one staflng that her husband had lost his affection for her and that be was now at liberty to bestow tbem on another woman, the other states that bar husband was not responsible for her act ail wiinara siarvei, me Husband, whs ts .a years old, and also a trained nurse, - , has been detained by the police as a wit- fall ,os .! ,. .as TAFT WILL SPEAK IN , COLUMBUS WEDNESDAY COLUMBUS. O., Jan. E.-Presldent Taft today accepted tbe invitation of the Ohio constitutional convention to apeak before It on constitutional revision next .Wednesday. This was tbe same time that bad already been assigned to Gov ernor Hsrmoa and agreement to the president's acceptance could not be made until the governor was consulted. Gov ernor Harmon postponed his address to tbe convention until February 4. WOMAN HUNDRED AND TEN YEARS OF AGE IS DEAD JACKSONVILLE. 111., Jan. &-Mrs. Dlcy Dwilap, the oldest resident of Mor gan county, died here today. She would nave been US years of age February IS M. F. Dunlap, long identified wltb state and national -Jembcratie politics, is a grandson, v "By crookey, we've got to atop this equal rights business. From the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Why, they'll be aaatU' to eat with us next!" BRYAN T1UEST0MAKE PEACE Hebraskan Attempts to Batch Up Clark-Folk Bow in Kissonri. KISSES HIS TRAIN IN ST. LOUIS Caatsasaer. saya Third Terns Rale Is Vital Object lea Against Raoac. velt Site Trwaserleaa la . Tailor Shop. ST. LOUI Jan. S.-Wllllam Jennings Bryan, after he had missed a train here tod, tried to patch up the difference between the factions' of Speaker Champ Clark and former Governor Joseph W. Polk, who sre seeking Missouri's en dorse mem for tha democratic presidential nomination. The three-time democratic candidate was met st tha depot by Mr. Folk, who conferred with him for more than an hour. Later two of tha leading slip porters of ths former governor were sailed Into the conference. A short time after tha Polk men departed two local leaders tor Speaker Clark, Lieutenant Governor ' Lon V. Stephens snd Trgll Knk. had a private talk with Mr. Bryan. National Committeeman Edward Y. tloltra was tha last democrat who ton rerred with air. Bryen, ' . No-statement -was 'raraedV attar- row oontrrence. but It -was Intimated thst one thlfht he mad later. Mr. Hrjan became so absorbed In his talk with Folk that ha missed his train. He would not talk for publication about democratic politics, but registered a protest sgalnat the Roosevelt boom. The third term objection la a vital one." said ilr. Bryan. "It applies re gardless of parly. I do not believe any president should have a tSlr.l term." JVhen nr. Bryan" found out he had missed his train he went to a tailoring shop and removed hla trousers for press ing. He sat tiotiarrlesa while a tailor plied, the Iron. Those who sought an Interview were told Mr. Bryan had preu, Ing business. , Woodmen Continue - Debate on Rates Rate Experts from Six States to Discuss Classification Rule KANSAS CITT. Jan. JS.-RaHrod rale experts from six middle Western states, composing a special committee er the Na tional Industrial Trafflo league, met hero today to discuss the rate ruling known aa western classification No. SI, which la to go Into effect February IS. The ruling affecte all railroads be. tween the Mississippi river and the Pa cific seaboard. It submitted more than i.7ej subjects recommending changea In ratings on about s.r articles A hearing aa to the advisability of suspending the eiaaslflcallnn In which -.-..- vutn .hl, Ipera have objected will be conducted be fore the- Interstate Commerce commission, titling in Chicago January ts. Among those attending the conference are A. D. Reels, head of the rats depart, ment of the Iowa Railroad "commission; Clifford Thome, also of the Iowa commis sion, and T. M. Bradbury, secretary of the Missouri Railroad and Warehouse commission. Represents lives of North and South pskota are exported tomorrow, Three. Women Sax: "( They Married Man Guilty of Larceny FARGO. N. V.. Jan. IS -A. J. Murray, said by Northern Pacific detectives to he the head of a gang that liasrmbbed shippers of inoro Ihsa SlO.wM worth of but ter In the last three years, were convicted In the district court here todsy on the charge . of grand larceny. He will be sentenced Saturday. Murray Is said by rourt oftlclsls here to be a bigamist, although, because of the sentence taring him now, he will not be prosecuted on that charge. It I said that he has five wives and three women who appeared In court today said they were nvrrled to the prisoner. They were Mrs. A. Blancbard of Seattle, Wash : Mrs. A. J. Murray of Staples, Minn., and lira 4 J. Murray of r-pokane. Weak. CHICAGO. Jan. J5.-Delegates to the convention of Modern Woodmen of America who oppose the revision upwarda of the Inairanee rates opened their fight 'ate today, thoae who favor the raise hai-ine c.inf-4 ml 1 hlr HlrMaM Tan... r. r...n 01 swe- ..mi, I am. W-i,l.. ... .hnl nrohablv fstallv. as If we go on at. the present rate of . k.. ,.. v. v,i. Insurance at the end of l14 we will find ourselves with more than aVW,C0e,ua In- COUNTY TREASURERS . QUIT Officers Are Elected and Lincoln Filed on as Next Meeting- Flact. SOME HEW LAWS ABB PROPOSED Aadltar Marian Attacks laaaremc Lass and It-re la res that He People Ar Ket Properly ' Prsterted. Chicago Men is Shot Down m Buffalo Bt'FFALO. Jsn. Si-Robert 8. Dennis of be waa changing trains at the New York Central station today, by a man who uuU.nl, riraw mi ah .r nt a bullet surance in force and we will be unable to ,hrough Dennis' face and followed It with care tor more man 01 our con- .,. th. hmrk . The assail tracts, i .nt ho waa arrested, said ha Oaa- per Martorans, a barber, of Chicago, and that he shot Dennis because be feared he might be a "blarkband" agent. Tbe po lice belieee Martorans Is demented HARAHAN'S BODY IS LAID TO REST IN MEMPHIS MEMPHIS. Tenn,. Jsn. H-Funeral ser vices for James T. Hsrahau, former president of the Illinois Central railroad, who waa killed In a wreck near Kln mimdy. III., will take place here late this afternoon. A epectsl train conveying Mr. Harahan's body arrived In Memphis to day. Among thoae who have -arrived here to attend the services were J. Ogden Ar mour. Edwsrd Morris. John Cudahy. George B. Swift, 11. L". Mudge and James Patten. They will be honorary pall bearers. The services will be conducted by Bishop Thomas F. Gallor of the Port esctant Episcopal church of Tennessee, at the home of Captain W. B. Mallory. Mr. Harahan s father-in-law. Mr. Hsrahan's second son, J. T , Jr., Is 111 In a Chicago hospital and waa unable to come. Interment wNl be doferred pend ing the arrival here of Mr. Ifarahan'e daughters, Mrs, A. Nlchol and Mrs. A. X. Dale, who are In Europe. ENGINEERS ON EASTERN ROADS WANT MORE PAY IONIAN ISLAND SHAKEN UP BY EARTHQUAKE ZAXTB. Greece, Jan. 25. A most violent earthquake caused a great amount of damage In the Ionian Islanda today. Shocks were felt here aa well aa on ths Islands of Leaks and Cephakonta, where mock property waa destroyed. No. fatuities have yet been reported. NEW YORK, Jan. a. Locomotive engineers en all roads in the eastern terri tory have made demands for a general Increase la wages, ranging from 1 Sto & per cent. The demands Involve sll roads east of Chicago and north of the line of the Norfolk 4k Western railway and of the Ohio river. The object la to standardise tbe wage scale on all lines In this territory aa waa done by the trainmen and conductors In IJiO. The General Managers' association has, (.Ili;A0o. j.. ;Xrs. John Staple been asked to appoint a committee to Mo)BM- IMn honH) tnrM, negotiate with a committee of the) dy, , p,,, MUvn here and brotherhood. i rtnally. without fuode to procure food for Railroad men who have discussed the ! herself er the S-yeax-old child accom detnand of the engineers believe the tim I panylng her, she appealed to Hie folic ta Inopportune and are Inclined to think i for aid. She said her husband, a barber, that the railreade win not grant the de. nt for her, but failed to meet her. The saaads. J police have been unable to find him. MINE WORKERS PROVIDE RECALL FOR OFFICERS INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. K.-Recall of officials of the United Sllne Workers of America Is provided In a constitutional amendment adopted today by the miners' convention. Ten per cent of the member ship msy Initiate a recall, and on peti tion of 30 per cent, an election snail be held.'.1 Attempts by some of 'the lesders, es pecially among sod alia is. to reduce the percentages failed, though they, declared the recall machinery aa stipulated waa toe cumbersome ever to be effective. Another amendment adopted provldea that the miners' convsntlon be held every two years. Instead of annually. , FISHER AND HITCHCOCK TO VISIT CANAL 20NE WASHINGTON, Jan. 5. Secretary of the Interior Fisher and Postmaster Gen eral Hitchcock, the only two members of President Tafia cabinet who have not visited the Panama canal, have been or dered by the president to make a tour of inspection. They will go about tha middle of February. The president la de sirous of having every member of the cabinet familiar with conditions on the Isthmus. ' . DES MOINES WOMAN LIVES THREE DAYS IN STATION 'Closing the second annual convention of the Nebraska State Association of County Treasurer y eat eras y afternoon a motion wsa unanimously adopted P'sdg Ing the support of the treesurera ta a campaign for better corn. Thla motion' followed a speech by K. V. Parrlsh. pub licity man for the club, who declared that Ihe seed corn situation Is the worst ever known In the history of the state and that a partial failure of the corn crop and a probable loss . of IU,W,tnj or W.duO.OOr) will result unless the farmers awake to the fact that only as per cant of the core raised In th state will (sr. mlnatat . . r , , . ... , Other speaker followed Mr. Fairish and endorsee) the plan te enelose In com munloetktna from county treasurer' fteee pamphlet explaining the attuathm. and outlining tbe manner In whiah seed corn can be taatad. Some at th county treasurer asserted that but 1 per cent of th com In their tountle will ter minate. Iteas I Hammond, coll.cter of Internal revenue, said Fremont had eondactew experiments and a collection of seed corn there proved .that Dodge county produced excellent aaed corn last year, He said In his opinion there was suffi cient, aeed corn In the atala to supply all Nebraska farmer thla yr. lie en. doised "stientlflo agrlcultuis as some thing to be no longer sneesed at" Of rivers Are Rleeted.' , The next piste ef meeting waa aslecud, Lincoln being chosen upon motion of Frsnk A. Fursy of Omaha. The execu tive committee will name the date of the meeting. Officer were elected aw fol lows: President I'. A. Sotnmerlad, Lancas ter. Vice President Simon Flshtnan, Chey enne. Becretarj-K. B. Illrschman, Cedar. Treaaurer-Iatfe Psist, Vsllay. Member of executive committee to fill vaancjir-C A. Schappel, Pawnee. State Treasurer Walter A. George recommended that the present law be chat ed so a "to compel the county cler a to have tha tax lists completed and turned ever to the county treas urers not later than October I, for the reason that floating' taxpayers are mov ing about, gsttlng located for the next year." He said the fact that the clerk turned over the lists only about a month before the taxea became delinquent waa responsible for the great loss in col lections. The condition of the funds held by his office, derived from the counties, waa explained and a review of the work by his department was made. Barlaa Attache Jasaraaee l,asv. Silas Ft. Barton, stale auditor, out lined the campaign be will wage before the legislature for new laws, which he believes are necessary. The majority of the recommendations be will make will be for 'Insurance legfalatlon." Ho at tacked. the Insurance laws now existing. declat.ng they 14 been drafted by In surance companies and wsre dangerous. discriminatory and palpably unfair. He said the people of Nebraska had paid out within the last two years t!t,n,om for Insurance and bad received back lie,. ete.flOS. A legislative committee waa prortded for, to be named by the executive com mittee. The number of the committee waa not designated nor were its duties defined. The following resolution was adopted: Resolved. That this association e-rtend to the people of Omaha and their hon orable mayor, trie representatives of the Klopp-bartlett omnanv. the I'ttlon Pa cific railroad, the Omal a National bank, the-Rome hotel, the Lion Bonding com pany. Harry Malle. general agent of the Maryland Casualty coaipanv: Harry S. Byrne, general siren t of me Rquitable Surer? "company; the Dalton Adding Ma chine company and the Dress their sin cere thanka tor their kindnesses la as sisting to make this convention so successful. MANCHUS AWAIT REPJIBLICANS Imperial Govenunent Will Bot Take Initiative, but is Preparing to . Besist Attack. PEXMIXR IS AGAIH ' IB FAVOR Tnaa Shi Kai is Created a Karqais hv th Trirnne . ABDICATION EDICT EXPECTED Chinese Republicans Say it Will Be Issued Before Monday," ATMOSPHERE IS CLEARING UP Arraagoaaenta SaU ta Be K early '"pleted foe Dsssl (antral I s til the Hat leant Caavea. ' ' ' ties Acts, , - PEKING, Jan. Sk-The Imperial genern ment has decided, apparently, not to take the Initiative of seeking a battle with the revolutionary forces. The Imperial generala have been ordered ta wait the, j advance of the republican troops, hat mil itary preparation are proceeding ac tively thmtghoat northern China. - Premier Tuan Shi ' Kar" confines In favor with tbe court. He was created a marqula today and waa notified of tha honor conferred ea him by Prince Chun. iiiv "nm, wne inrormea him that tha throne desired m thla way to mark Its ap preciation of his loyalty and labor In Its' Interest, . i . Jalat l,aaa Offered. . A responsible foreign financier has of fered China a large loan for the purpose, in the first place of Mvhur tiff ths Avar. dus loan coupons, the baianc remaining to be divided equally between the lm perlal government and tha revolutionaries, belli sides to aerept full liability for the advance. . - The Imperial government um.1 in cent the offer, which waa then aubmlt- tee to the revolutionary leaders, who repueo mat they did not want the tersely i money. SIXTH IOWA REPUBLICANS ENDORSE PRESIDENT TAFT OTTCMWA. la.. Jan. 35,-Stith con gressional district republicans, meeting here today, adopted resolutions pledging suppon to Frealdent Tan. Jt was the first of a series planned for Iowa dis tricts in opening a campaign to secure Taft delegates to tha national convention, the promoters announced, - aba-bratlaa Kdlvt fc.speeied. SHANGHAI. Jan. fllt I. , here in republican rtreisa tnat aa im perial edict announcing 'the abdication et the throne will ba i...i h.rj ,k. armlatlc between the Imperialists and reeueiicene expires, which, as now er rs nard, wui be- on jimurv sa .. a 'dork ln the morning. Shortly , after thst date It Is a believed a masting will be arranged between Pre ardent Sun Tat Sea and suan Shi Kal, at thick details will be drafted fur the u.iiihknM ..t a kind of coalition geverpnnnt. eon- ....... n. nunn ana tna t,uiR, Tang Shaa Yl, .who I stui acting as Tua. grvi t.-, raresentUv ktr. and Dr, Wit Ttng.faag, th republican mtn atse of Justice. .esprtwMd ' ttxmssl vs that aAerBOBa as extremely kapefut. Atmosphere la llearlag. , It is understood that the negotiators who are endeavoring to bring sbout an ttndsratsndihs- hiwn b-ii . v. klsg.have succeeded in clearing the at- mospnere at the misunderstandings which have hitherto e:eid. Whether an eventual agreement between the two parties will be reached cannot be fore Men.; ; , .: , President Sen Tat San torfav ..m -i.. patch to Premier Tuan Shi Kal at Peking tnrougn Tang Shao Tl. . Tbe telegram la ssld to hsve expressed the alllingness ef the republican leaders la nl.e. th. fuiiu. confidence In Premier Tuan Shi' Kal s pledge. lassssHnle taaeealratlas at Peking. LONDON. Jsn. !i.-Th. .lnu -r troops In Peking is proceeding rapidly. A have arrived from tha auhueh ne v--- Tal. and also from Tung-Craw, accord I rur to a new agency dispatch received here from Ttsn-Tsln. The British .military an- ' tbsrttiea have deckled to reinforce the gusrd of British soldiers stations o the railroad at Feng'Tai." ' - ' , A -series a Tswapa Caardlag Staileesa MANILA. Jan. 21 Tha rilstrl mHah s the United States troops along the section of the Peking railroad from Tang-Shan to Lanchow baa now been completed. Major June 11. . Arrasmlth,' whs ta In command of tha axnadtttan. en.t.tli .r a battalion of tha Fifteenth Infantrv suvl other data. la, cabled hla report today tor Major General J. Frankln - Bell, com mander of tbe Philippine division. According to Major Arrasmlth' report. Lieutenant Alva Lee, with . forty-two men. Is stationed at Lelch Wang; Lieu tenants Kuaane SantacbL Jr.: rails R Hill and Blaine A. Dixon, with seventy men at Kuyeh; Lieutenant Fauntley M. Miller, with twenty men at Wall; Lieu tenant Ernest B. Smlllav. with thirrv m. at Kaihlng, - and 1 J j'lteianta Oil O. Ullis and Edgar F. Maine, with forty-two men at Tang-Shan. Captain Robert H. Sllliman, who Is In comnnd ef these Conect Figures Sunday Bee 1.3 ai inches Display. NeU paper 1,152 laches Dis play. Third paper 738 Inches' Dia. plaj'. : - , Last Week Bee 4,57: jachea Display. Next paper S.SjI inches Dis play. ' -Third paper 4,031 laches Dis play. ' r ,. Last Month Bee it.94t inches Local Dis play. - Next paper .3,674 Inches -Local Display. , ' A boot 1,660 inches "lodereeit , . medical" advertising refneexl ., bv The Bee were run by tie . "Next Paper. The "third paper,' also, has ' started UkiH( this class ' again. .