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NEWS SECTION PAGIS ONE TO EIGHT. The. Omaha ft VOL. XU-XO. 33. unday Bee OMAHA, SUNDAY MOKXIXG. FEBRUARY 4. liufMX SKCTluXS I WEATHER FORECAST. Snow, Colder. THIRTY-FOUR I'AGES. SINGLE COPY FIVE CENTS. MEXICANS MUST NOT FIRE ACROSS f THE GRANDE Formal Notice Served oa Mexican : Consul in 1 Peso by Colonel E. Z. Steerer. PROTECT AMERICAS INTERESTS lives on This Side' Must Not Be Imperilled by Fighting. CODERS FROM WAR DEPARTMENT Brief " and " Pointed ' Instroetioin Comes from Washington. GENERAL 0R0ZCO IS COMING He Will Reach Juarez Soon with Army and Take Charge. COLONEL RCJAS HAKES DEMAND lasartirnt of fleer Released fresa I bihnahaa Jail by Haralee Asks Krliair n( All Political . Irlaoner. J'.l. PASO. Feb. 1-Colonel K. S5. Bteever, commanding th I'nitcd States troops guarding tha American border on tm El I'aao side t( (ho liver, gave formal notice to 'the Mexican iiovernment today through Mexican , Consul Llorente, in Kl Peso, that lie would take auch steps as ha deemed necessary to protect mertcan Interests ' If there mould he a repetition of events of last May, when bullet tired la Juarc during the battle killed and wounded - cittsens of Kl Tau. , Colonel Bteever received orders this norulng from tlie secretary of war whteh wero brtcf but pointed, merely Inttruct Ing him, to "notify, the authorities In Jearex to prevent filing Into I'nlted Sistee territory." f c. I.lorente. Mexican ronaul In El Riso. declared thla afternoon: I have communicated Colonel gteever't oitler to Mexico City and to the garrison Id Juarez.' There will be no occasion for any filing Into El Paso. General Orasco ti coming from Chihuahua with enough rn to control the situation. Ha Is loyal t the government and the men In Jueres afe loyal to blm."' !-" ftojaa Makes Desaands. TMIIHL'AHCA.. Mex.. Ken, S.-t'olonel Antonio Rojss, whose release from the Penitentiary In this city 'waa forced yes terday by mutinoas rural guards, and who later demanded the release of all poll ileal prisoners, has rone with bnt n to Bent t'lalla. a rich mining camp stxteen mllea from here. It Is reported that he will utllixe that place ss a re- ctultlng station. . ' ' Governor Uonxalea has not agreed e-4 the demands of Colonel Kojaa. General Pasqual Orotro has made preparations to defend the city. 1 Mam Aaala losssaed 'AKKi; Feb. I. -J us res races were asaJn called off today, tha American officers refusing to allow the cars to cross the International bridge. , Coming and Going in Omaha mil .. y& w'wa " C01SOTTIW Tm ORACLE THZ ZtZXgr CHASE WOT UP TO SPECIFICATIONS THE. HOVOKEV QPEST ' , 11 ; ' 1 II : v Ex-Dancing Master" " to Censor All Dances A xucti.il policeman has been assigned te Hie Job of danoe hall Inspector and and teacher of the dancing art, a lover of good, clean. Joyful dancing and a eon flimed hst-r of the naw-faiurled contor tions called "Turkey trot." 'Texas Tommy," "Bear cat rag." etc. Mr. O'Connor Is a bachelor and has served conscientiously on the polios force for fourteenj years. He has arrested one dancer, who was spotted at a certain hall ftttenujttns to null off the "rare bear or some other objectionable dance. ;J"I think you're qualified for this Job." a'.l Cr.lcf Donahue when introducing OConnor to bis new poeiVjon. "Vou have at kren eye for the Improprieties of the dnnce hall, and you're a bachelor. Now keep your eye oa theso public dancing places." O'Connor snys he'll do that tame. PASSENGERS AND CREW S OF LOST SHIP ARE SAFE : HWPORT NEWS, Va.. Feb. 1-Three paesengera and forty-eight men of the cAw of the Hamburg American liner Allegheny, which was sank by the Brit ish steamer Pomaron off the Virginia c4pes yesterday, ware safely landed here today by tha Pomaron, which took them off. Che Pomaxao put In for repairs. 4 I The Weather for Nebraska Generally fair; roll. For lowo-Generally lav; coioer. Hour. CONTINUED. Deg. 1 a. m... t a. ra.. V?k 1 m.'-v- WDL't, - p- " - T7 y I p. m i ti'SWSi P- m........i. -4 kii-i'J t P. m - r&tS?Z.f t- p. m - r-tjggLsxmasay - p m , , s p, m.. t e HOUSE AMENDS DISCHARGE RULE Democrat Find Device Intended to Expedite Bn&ineu Will Rot Work. TOO MUCH POWER FOR LEASES Part of AalhorKy Takes frasa the Speaker aael Olvea tkalr asaa Relaraed to Preeld lasr Officer. '' ' 4 I From a Staf Corespondent I WASHINGTON. Feb. a-(8peclal Tele gram.) Against the strenuous protests of Congressman Norrls of Nebraska, Lenroot of Wisconsin and other leaders, the demo crat majority of tin houve virtually re pealed rule Z! today, which gives tbt house the right to call bills back from committees which bave reposed la said committees for any considerable length of time and consider the same as In com mute of the whole. i The virtual repeal of the rule gives Speaker Clark as much power as Speaker Cannon had In his palmy days aa to recognition of Individuals to maka mo tions and stop legislative proceed u re. - Tha repeal of tha rule was fought most vigorously, but tha "Velvet Boss," as Mrs. Underwood has some to he 'called, held his forces' Intact and' the riila was modi- fled to suit exJtllng conditions. Progressive leadera look noon the action of .tha democrats a a decided step bac k wards and they cannot realise that they were the allies of 'these same democrats not many moons ago. How Vote (toed. ' The action of tho house resultea In an amendment by ltepreeeatatlvs Henry of Texas being adopted by a vote of 16 to 1M. after heated comparisons of "I'nder woodlem" wtth."Cannon!sm" and "Reed iara had been passed between leaders on both sides. The success of Republican Leader Mann In tying up the democratlo house through the manipulation of tha new "discharge calendar," which waa part of the reform program adopted In the last congress, re sulted today hi tha presentation of an amendment by Chairman Henry of the rules committee..- Tha bouse took up tlie rule at once and begaa a two hours fight over It. It pro poses to change that adopted last year. The present operation of the rule to dis charge committees instead of operating to prevent tha "killing" of bills In so mlttees has resulted In a congestion of business on the e.-wa)1ed discharge days." ' Republican trader Mann baa repeatedly hinted to the democratic side that he would show how tha new "reform rule" was not workable. "Gentlemen of the majority, you are on the back track. cried Representative Deltell f Pennsylvania, a republican In opposing the "proposed democratic change in rules. "Tout reforms are all ahama and frauds. You have taken tha power away from the speaker, but you put It all In the hands of the chairman of tha ways and means committee. Instead of Can- nonlsm and Reedlsm and Criaplsm you have today ynderwoodism and the gen tleman from Alabama wears but crown and aceptra like one to the manor born." ewer Trsuat steoolotloB. Chairman Henry of tha house rules committee today Introduced a compromise resolution (or tha Investigation of tha so-called money trust- It la designed to meet some of tha ob jections of lwnocratio loader Uuutr wood. The controversy over tha proposed Investigation will . be fought out on a cauaus Wednesday. Mr. Henry's new .resolution .provides for a special Investigating committee of seven members, four to be chosen from committees having Jurisdiction over the questions involved and tha other three to be selected-from the house member ship at large- The National Capital Satarday, Febroary 3, 111. The Senate. '. Not in session: meets Momlay 1 p. m. Ixnimer investigating committee to conclude detectives' testimony. Final argument heard on bribery charges In Senator Stephenson's election. Finance committee gave notice only oral evidence would be considered in steel tratfio hearings. Lorimer committee held night session to close all testimony. Fnrelim treaty bill reported. Bill to give midshipmen upon gradua tion commissions- as ensigns favorably appropriation bill debate con tinued over till Tuesday. . The Home. Ccnsioeicu general amendment to rules to permit the dlschargs of committees from consideration of inesaures. Pleel trust investigating committee heard testimony regarding labor conui tlone In mills. Rules amendement adopted. 130 to IDs. Army appropriation bill, carrying about tuju.tXS) and containing army reorgani sation legislation taken up. Representative Henry Introduced com promise resolution for money trust In vestigation. . , , PRICES OP MEAT P1XED BY WIRE TEACHERS VOTE FOR OMAHA State Convention Loit to Lincoln by ' a Larfe Tote. Telegrama from National Packing-, MAJORITY FOUR SEVENTY-FOUR company riacea in i,vi- dence. MEMORY, OF WITNESS IS POOR Oae Meeaaao trsaa Asslstaat Mas ag to lloatoa Agent nays - tesaaaay la Being Made tho Goat. CAKXECIB ' STPPORT! MR. TAFT evelt Cow - 012. PIL m DBS HKhest yesterday f Ijiirest yesterday 1 ' 15 Si-en temperature - j lK-cipitation m m r-mr'rature and - preclpttaUoa . depar loe from te normal: j.,tj'I temperature a prficiency for the -- . f . . - March 1 ISl 1 2M kf n i 'nit.tinn . SS ineh lflci"ncy cor. period. lle 1S.C Inches Hcees cor. period, 1 i.OI Inches Deolfmes to A a areas Raw Teattaa to Oksabosaa. NCTT YORK. Feb. t-Andrew Carnegie declined today aa Invitation by telegraph to address the Roosevelt state maeaon4 vend on at Oklahoma City next Saturday. In his reply Mr. Carnegie declared he waa aa out and out supporter of Presi dent Tft. Mr. Carnegie's answer, sent to A- E. Perry, temporary chairman of too Okla homa organisation, reads: ' "Thanks for your invitation to address tha RooeeveR mass convention. Okla homa. I beg to say that I am an out and out supporter of my friend Rooee tsH's chosen favorite for tha presidency, who has to fully Justified the encomiums ha lavished upon him. It would be on fair not to give (President Taft-a second term, and I cannot believe ex-Prealdent Roosevelt la not of this opinion. After President Taft has served two terms it will bs time enough to propose a sue- Tong War in.Pacific Citiea Throw Chinese Into Statejof Terror BAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 1-San Fran- ctsco'a Chinese colony la In' a stats of terror today as result of Tong war which broke out In Ban Jose and Ban Francisea last-night and which bids fair to spread to Portland, Seattle and Brit ish Columbia. . .. Ah Wing, belonging to the Hop Sing Tong, and Ah Joe,. a member of the Ben Suey Yeng Tong, engaged In a revolver duel in the heart of Chinatown early to day. Ten shots were fired, but neither was Injured. Tha neighborhood waa ter rorlsed. Tha murder of "eld Blng In Portland, Ore., December Jo, Mil, and a dispute as to tho possession of a slava girl in Bin Jose, Cel., are given as at tributive causes for tho outbreak. The Tongs are the Hop Sings, arrayed against which are the Hip Blngs, Suey Blngs and Ben Suey Ylngs. ' During the battle last night. In which Louis Fong was killed and Wong Yuk Bun Injured, a third Tong was drawn In when Wong Yuk Sun. member of the Ben Suey Yeng.. was accidentally wounded In tha leg. This caused the revolver duel In Chinatown today. Tho present Tong war Is considered by tha police to be the most serious that has occurred during the last twelve years. CHICAGO, Feb. l-A telegram sent by Assistant Manager Klip of tha beet de partment of tha National Packing com pany to Manager Perkins if tha Boston branch office, giving' the average price to be asked for dressed beef In that mar ket for the week of September 1, I0. waa read to tha Jury by Uovernmcnt Counsel James M. Bhcean In tha pack ers' trial today. The ttegram read, to the Jury waa as foiiaws: , CHICAGO. Sent., 1.-Perklns: Your beef for next week averages to cost 111.1 nunareaweignt. Joseph J. Rlescb, former head of tha distribution for the O. II. Hammond aV Co. plant of tha National Packing com pany. Identified th telegram ri being in the same general form an those sent to the branch house managers at New York, Boston, Philadelphia and other eastern cltlea each week. Itador A Snyder of Boston, assistant manager of the National Packing company In New England. Identified two telegrams Intro duced , In evidence by the government. On was sent by V, H. Munncke, assist ant manager of the beet department of tha National Tacking company In Chi cago, and read aa follows: CHICAGO. July is. ira-Pnvder: Pre- sums you saw lxell futures last week. we look like the goat hero. tSlgned) V. If. M. "Wert shipments to tha New. England territory ever curtailed because prtees- recelved there wsro too lowT" "They may hava been." "Well, were theyr "I do not remember." Court adjourned to Monday! Clarence S.Parrow Pleads Not Guilty to Two Indictments One Bath Tub Firm Will Plead Guilty UETPJJ1T, Mich., Feb. J. -The number of defendants awaiting trial next Tues day In the government's criminal rase against tha co-called bathtub trust under the 9kermaa anti-trust law waa reduced today to fifteen firms and thirty-one In dividuals. Tha Day Hardware company of Warren, O.. and Ita vice president, A. a. Ward, were given leave by United Btatea District Judge A. C. Angell - to withdraw their pleas of not guilty and enter plas of nolle contendere. Judge Angell said ho would not dis pose of the matter at thla time. Iowa Girl Fatally .. .1. . Hurt Near Denver DENVER. Feb. i-Mtra Garnet Taylor of Burlington, la., was probably fatally injured today near Fort Collins when an automobile in which aha was riding m company with three others skidded and crashed Into a telephone pole. Tha top of tho polo waa broken off. caught upon a wire, swung round and struck Miss Taylor la tho back of the head. . RAILROAD BRIDGE NEAR ' MUKDEN IS BLOWN UP IjONDO.V. Feb. I -A rail war brldre waa blown sp to the east of Mukden, Manchuria, early this morning and a train waa wrecked, several passengers being killed. According to a news agency dispatch from Tiea Tsln received hers today, the outrags was committed at Chlntsulln. where the railroad from Chancalkwaa to Mukden passes over a river. The crime had been carefbliy prepared, the viaduct being undermined and charges of dyna mite placed. When tho train was In the center of the bridge the fuss was fired and the whole structure blew up. It la not known where rebels or bandits wert rosponxlble. , liOd ANGELES, Feb. l.-t'larenre B. Darrow, former chief counsel for tha McNamaraa, pleaded not guilty today to the two Indictments charging him with Jury bribery. The pleas were entered after presiding Judge Hutton of the superior court bad overruled a demurrer filed on behalf of Darrow and a motion to quash the Indictments. Judge Hutton Instructed Darrow to, re appear before him on February It, when the court will fix date for trial. ' According to Karl Rogers, chief coun sel for Darrow, the filing of the demurrer and motion to quash were mere formali ties made only to conserve the rights of the defendant In case of future need and In no wise Intended to block the trial with technicalities. The demurrers set forth many technical grounds and tha motion to quash was founded upon the assertion tint tba In dictments returned against Darrow were faulty and Insufficient. Thinks Reform School i ' is Near California Teachers So Wall Pleased with ka trrtalaanrat Provided by Thla . t lly They Are Aaxlsaa to Hetara. Omaha secured the 113 convention of the Nebraska State Teachers association by a vote of 1 $ to 1,17 a majority of 474. A committee composed of K. 1 Rouse of Peru, A. E. Fisher of Aurora. E. V. Graff of Omana, Charles Arnot of Schuyler, M. R. Pate of Alliance and W. G. Bishop of I'nlverslty Place can vassed the voles in Lincoln yesterday afternoon. ( There were XttH blank ballots sent to the members of tho association. The bal loting closed January 37, after a mistake on tha ballot had been rectified by send ing each member of the association a noarballot Omaha's majority thla year stands against li; majority last year. Bupcilntendenl Uraff says that the re lative votes cast in Omaha or Lincoln for the next convention city could not ascertained. Douglas county cast flu votes and t.ancaater 80. but many at lliesa were blanks, fcaca ballot waa a urn bered and tre canvassing committee re ferred to Mph niitnlie u that all taolja I, tot legal were thrown out. Nearly 4,000 ballota were discarded. An almost unanimous vote' waa cast by . tha teachers to bold the . meeting Wednesday. Thursday and Friday, No vember Tv' and f,' election wee. ' It was explained by the executive committee that the advantages of holding tha con vention at that time were obvious. It being the most pleasant season of the year for surh a meeting and being at the beginning uf the school year gave teach era an opportunity to apply what they learned while It . was .' fre-.li In their minds." y- ' i Msny cittxeas, desiring to hear the lee tures. enrolled at the last meeting and as nona but active teachers were on titled to vols; this aocounted for tho large number of ballots discarded. A new plan la being considered next year, to eliminate the heavy work of counting tha ballota the following year. It It believed by several of the executive committee that detailed data on each member should be secured at the date of enrollment, so that ballots would be sent only to those entitled to vote. Another plan waa outlined at tho meet ing of the executive committee. President E. I. liouss of the association will go to St. Lotus to attend the meeting of the school presidents and a 111 lay before them (Continued on Third Page.) Judge Leslie Orders Oma Furniture Sold and Place Closed Up Oscar Lofmark was sentenced to the state Industrial school at Kearney yes terday for breaking Into a tool bouse and carrying away several monkey wrenches, screw drivers and a pocket full of nails. He bad been disciplined, by Juvenile court officers until they decided to turn him over to Superintendent C. B. Manuel, w ho has ' a ' penchant for straightening out crooked traits In little fellows. ' Lofmark voiced no serious objection, thinking, perhaps. It would be warmer out there at Kearney than It has bren In Omaha. "How far away Is It from Cali fornia T" he asked a Juvenile officer. "Oh, It'a quit a waya," came the answer. But Lofmark thinks he'll find a few oranges growing away out there, anyway. District Judge Leslie's ecree In the Albert law case of tbe stste against Louis W. Prenlca as proprietor of the Dana hotel and Charles K. Fanning as owner of tho real estate, commonly known as tho Oina hotel rase, was signed and en tered in district court today. Jsdge Leslie ruled in the cars several days ago. The decree uot only enjoins tha defend ants from conducting tho property as a disorderly house, but ordera that ft be closed and the furniture sold. Tha pro ceeds of the furniture sals will go to tha real owner of tha hotel business, the Chesapeake Hotel company. By grring bond satisfactory to tho court to guaran tee that the place will be conducted ac cording to law the owner. Fanning, fiay secure permission to reopen It for legiti mate commercial use. DRIFTING SNOW DELAYSTRAINS Entire Weit Under Blanket of White When the Mercury Takes Sudden Drop.. SNAP IS OF SHORT DURATION MARTIN TO GOME MONDAY TO HELP THE GRAND JURY Aitorney General Will Personally Attend.Opening Session of Inquis itors on Omaha Probe. AUTHORIZED TO KAME AH AIDE Given Power to Select Attorney U Take Charge of Work. G07ERH0R AFTER CLEAN SWEEP Charg-es Made to Be Thoroughly Sifted Under State Supervision. easSMawsHssr. OMAHA TO HATE A XEW. DEAL City to Be Renovited or Vindicated by the Proceeding,"" NO POLITICS TALKED ON; TRIP Jury aFils to Agree in Trial of Uonners LOS ANGELES, Feb. J.-Tlie Jury 111 the ! case of Bert H. Conner, accused of hav- lng attempted to destroy the hall of; records with dynamite, reported to Judge Wlllla lata today that it was unable to agree and ss discharged. I' rood ten Is two for acquittal Lloyd-George Denies Split in Cabinet LONDON', Feb. 1-1 'avid Lloyd-Ueonre, chancellor of the exchequer, took tbe occasion this afternoon while ho was making a speech at the City of London Ubcral club to declaro Uist the reports of a split liV' the British cabinet were entirely unfounded. He also assured bis audlencs that the alleged feud between himself and Preni'er Asqulth was a myth. Speaking on the reduction of arma ments, he said hs believed that tho pres ent was an advantageous moment to con sider the question, ft was In tho Inter ests of France, Germany. Russia and Oreat Britain that there should be a better understandinr. He continued: ''I believe that with candor, frankness and boldness it is attainable. The world would not be richer for It, taxes might be reduced and the money which would be saved that is now spent on arma ments could be devoted to developing the reso'jrc-s of the coun'ry." 1 Mereary la Omaha Dropa to Tea Be low Be re and Fsreeaater Believes that Colder Weather Will Prevail Today. . "Fair and colder" ass the official weather prediction for thla morning bad tha mercury stood , at degrees below aero when It wss made. Aa J degrees below waa reached yesterday and the night atarted In at below, something In ths way of a real cold day la looked for today. Drifting snow In Nebraska. Wyoming and otlwr states west of. the Missouri river. It having a tailing effect est paa- senger traffic. During Friday sight all these states wars visited by now from two to six Inches la dspth and reports ara that i It : continues . to , drift . M soma i places la Wyoming ten Inches of snow la reported. Tha flakes kein light and dry tnay drift easily aetors tb rather stiff winds. ... In Omaha tha tampsrstt.rs lent down gradually during the night uatil f o'clock yesterday momlngi when tha gOTonuwenl thermometer registered 4 below tare. Aa hour later the mercury bad dropped two points.- Two hours later a mlnlmurav-ot 1 below wad reached. After that the mercury' rose gradually. Tha present sold tnap will not last long, lays Forecaster L. A. Welsh of tho Omaha station. The mercury, he 'be lieved. o ild register 10 or IS degrees below tero before "Sunday morning, but that by Monday It will begin to rise. Cheyenne had a strong Wind and a tstn- peraturs of M degreea above at 1 fatur- day moraing, and at tht sama hour Lan der had' above. North Platte recorded I below and at Valentine M below was shown. . . - Stork ft wise rs Assises. Forecaster Welsh has had scores of In quiries by long distance telephone front farmers and stockman Inquiring about ths weather, and they say that If ths cold keeps up their stork will perish. Tha snow has covered everything, and at ths present time ths pries on feed la so high at to make it almost prohibitive. In Omaha and vicinity about four inches of snow fell Friday night. Not la years has there bees a atorm that hat aoversd as Is res an area of ths Intermoantaln country at the one which passed over Omaha Friday night. It was general from tha mountains to ths lakes and from Minnesota and tho Dakotas down Into KsDaaa, ths snowfall ranging from an Inch to twslra Inches, tho maxi mum of precipitation being reached In the Black Hills. ' . - There Is not a point in Nebraska thut bat not been visited by snow. Generally blgh winds prevail and at tha snow ts light. It drifts considerably, though not enough to delay trains from ths west and south to any great extent la loa. ac cording to railroad reports, tha conditions are mora severe sad trains art from one to four hours lata. -Trains from Minne sota and eastern South Dakota were hit still harder and wars running from four to six boon behind schedule. Low Tees sermi ares la Xebraaka. Throughout Nebraska temperatures took something of a tumble Friday night but d'd not corns near reaching the low point that was attained two wreka ago. Through tha southern pert of tba state the markings were from I degress below to II shove; through the central portion, from 4 below to X above, fldney being the warmest point. 80 far aa known, Randolph was ths coldest Nebraska point, titers ths mercury snowing It degrees below. Around Erlcson. where during the past winter. Nebraska's coldest spot has been located. It degrees above was re corded. (rrowadkstt is Vindicated. CHICAGO. Feb. a-F1rst vindication of ths groundhog's action In returning to his hole yesterday cams today when a sold wave swept down from ths Canadian northwest. Thus fsr it covers, tha Da kotas, Minnesota, western Wisconsin and tarts of Nebraska. Illinois, Iowa. Mis souri. By tomorrow It Is predicted by ths local wsathsr forecaster sll ssctlons of these states will bo la ths (rasp of ths wave. Although fsw records were broken, ths xero temperature of O at Wbioas, Minn, and 3 st Dulutn. seemed unusually se vere owing to the suddenness with which they came. Chicago may experien-e l: degrees be low zero weather by tomorrow it Is pre dicted. Last night the mercury here dropped to xero sod at S o'clock this Osverasr Aldrtrh Ppeal Usee la Ohio IsitlBgr with Mother, aad Didn't Worry A boot Frees drsttal titaatlsa. " (From a Staff Correspondent.) LINCOLN.. Feb. l- Special Telegram.) Whea Governor Aldrtrh returned to his office today after a visit to Obis as waa aot Inclined to talk politic, but ha waa willing to discuss tbe matter of hav ing tht attorney general go to Omaha and take a band In ths grand Jury la vestlgatioa, which opens Monday. Shortly after hla arrival at tha stats houss (hs govsrnor and Attorney General Martin wtnt Into conference, and at Its conclusion It waa' announced tha attorney general would go to Omaha la person sa Monday and appear before tht grand Jury, and Ibat Mr. Martin had been authorised to employ any attorney ba saw fit ta continue ths work In behalf of tba stats. Asked If any particular attorney had beta decided aa ar whether that attorney would ba Artbar Mullen, tha governor replied: " Will 6a ta tha Bsttost. - "Watt and sea." From previous remarks at tha governor It' !a certain ha hat urged tho attorney Sansral ta da Ma best la gv ItfWsei-. test si the charges tatt frttjtri anade' that ths - Sunday and ' i-o elvck closing laws ar not bslnt enfqittd. that vtoav tatat of tha Albert law art beta winked at. that koodllng wtt eon netted .with tha granting of saloon licenses aad that of-' ficlat have been collecting protoettta money! from women of tht .underworld. In fact. If all tha stories which have bean brought to- tha governor art investigated, aad action predicated on tho Information disclosed, Omaha will bs a model tit)' ' when ths grand Jury concludes Ita prub Ing and ths court gets through Its grind,, or It will bs demonstrated tuai a krg autnber of people have bstn working overtime to malign tht city 'of Omaha . and its officials. Wsald Not Talk Polities. Governor AMrtch said he did net talk politics whtie m Ohio and had no oppor-' tunlty to ascertain what tho situation . was In that state. Hu tvent practically all hit time vlstCs- hi mother, aad neither Interviewed anyone nor waa Inter viewed. Regarding the action of tha La Follette men in the Fourth d .strict in , endorsing him aa a candidate for dolscatt- at-large -to tha national convention.' hs ' hsd nothing to any.' He was also aa little Inclined to discuss ths action of John O. Yelaer aad those who srs pushing hiss la connection with tha movement to get a Roosevelt delegation. Hs had Intended to return to Cincinnati to deliver an address Saturday night, but today said ha would lo all probability cancel tha data, aa ha did not wleh to travel under present ' weather conditions. ' (Contlnied oa Second Page.) SOCIALIST SUES WARDEN OF PITTSBURGH JAIL PITTJiBCROH. Pa., Fab. C-Frodsrlck II. Merrick, editor of a socialist newspa per, ana tlois a prisoner at tba county Jail, has brought suit for BASTS) against Warden Edward Lewis, alleglnf that be cause bs would not attend ths religious ' services at tha Institution ha waa thrown Into ths dungeon of ths Jail. In tho pa- -pert filed In tho suit Merrick asserts ht was roughly handled by tht guards when hs aald he did not cars to go to tbs chaps I. snd was kept In solitary confine ment during tha services. A vacant house today is a rented house tomorrow if . advertised : in ; the Bee. Hundreds of houses are rented every .week through" the Bee Want Ads.- - Bates one cent a word when the ad runs'two'or more time. . T ele phone Tyler 1000.