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Drawn For The Boo The beet newspaper artists of tho country contribute their beet work for nee renders. THE WEATHER. Snow; Colder VOL. XLll NO. 1204. OMAHA, TIMOSDAY MOKN1NU, FICH1UTAKY 11, 1M3 TUN PAGES. SINGLE COPY TWO GENTS. CAPITAL OF MEXICO IS IN POSSESSION OF REVOLUTIONISTS Rebels Under Command of Felix Diaz Win Battle Fought in Front of Palace. TWO HUNDREf) ARE KILLED General Bernardo Reyes is Among the Slain. HALT IN FIGHTING YESTERDAY Only One American Known to Be In jured in Fight. MADERO IS REPORTED MISSING One Statement Sny lie Itrts Tied to East Coast nnd Another thnt lie linn Airreed to nealirn. ME a. ICO C1TV. Feb. W.. 10:15 A. M. Gcncralf Angeles, Rlanquet and Huerta with a force of government troops almost equal to that of the rebel body com manded by General Diaz, arc planning to begin a bombardment of the arsenal. In which the rebel leader has entrenched himself, at any minute. The loyal "forcei , president Madero have three or four I'ttnnon. A force of rebels, followers of Gen eral Zap'ata, today entered Tlapam, 't BUburb seven miles south of tho capital. The insurgents are maintaining reason able order. They say they are subject to the orders of General Felix Diaz. Tho night passed quietly in Mexico City and this morning saw no resumption of the fighting that yesterday resulted 111 tho supposed flight of President Madero and the success of Genet al Felix Diaz, tho rebel leader. The general situation remained much as It was last night, when the rebellious armv practically seized the city after street fighting before the national palace Jhai resulted In the death of General Bernalo neyes and some 200 people. Report of Mnilero's Flight. The populace did not l:now early today whether President Madero Had fled from the capital. With a following of loyal troops, said to number 1,000, ho took refuge in the national palace yesterday, but It was reported at daybreak that under cover of night he had fled toward the eastern coast, taking his. family with him. It was also reported that 1x11 of the members of his cabinet had resigned. The report of his flight was given credence, although it was without con firmation. His decision to flee the capital, It was said, was due to. General Blanqutt's refusal to stand by him. Gen eral Blanquet arrived last night with a small portion of 'his forces, supposedly loyal to 'Madero, but he refused to fight against General - Felix Diaz. Since the arrival- f-Blanquet's force, the bridges between the capital and Toluca have been burned. American Embassy Guarded. The United States embassy was guarded during the night by a force of twenty American selected by General C. P. Agra monte, formerly of the United State army, and commanded by R. M. Roulot, a- steamship traffic agent. Others In cluded In the guard were C. Wl Fish and V. F. Paton, traffic manager and gen eral passenger agent, respectively, of- the National railway. Reports regardng tho advance of tno Zapasta rebels from the south continued during tho night. There was also tro more alarming report that the troops in Monterey had revolted, headed by Gen eral Trevlno. As the telegraph line Is ln -ontrol of the government there is no iay of confirming the report. The killing of General Bernardo Reyea, former minister of war, in yesterday'3 lighting had a tragic sequence in the suicide of his son Rodolfo. The younger Reyes shot himself through the head be ause of grief over his father's death. One American Injured. WASHINGTON, Feb. 10. Secretary Knox, at the end of today's special ubluet meeting, said It had been de cided to hold the cruiser Denver at Acapulco, Mexico, instead of sending hor to Salvador, as has been planned. Other naval movement were discussed, tho secretary said, but none decided upon. Ono American Is known to have been Injured in yesterday's clash. American Ambassador Henry laile Wilson at the first sign of trouble took prompt action to safeguard the lives of Americans and other foreigners. As dean of the diplo matic corps in Mexico, he called at all foreign representatives Into a conference at the ambassy and demanded from the Madero government specific assurance that adequate protection be extended to nil foreigners In the capital. Ambassodor Wilson made the same demand on Fell Diaz. ' At Mr. Wilson's direction, Montgomery Schuyler, secretary of the ambassy, mad a tour of the city by automobile. Imme diately after the conflict between DIa; ana Madero forces In front of the national palace, he reported bodies of the dead nnd dying uncared for on the broad ex panic 'of the plaza. Ambassador Wilson's telegrams con firm the earlier dispatches of the con trol of the Mexiean capital by the Diaz forces and the rapid sequence of event which followed the release of General Diaz and General Reyes from federal prisons. Assurances from Consul. Edwards at luaiez that conditions are quiet in that (Continued on Page Two.) The Weather Temperature at Omaha Hours, Deg. 6 a. m.. 23 6 a. m 2S 7 a. m 3J 8 a. m. ..... fa 9 a, m....' 29 00 a. m 31 11 a. rn is 13 m 89' 1 P- m u 2 P. m u 3 P. m 43 I Clark Scolds House for Slow Work on Appropriation Bills WASHINGTON. Feb. 10. Speaker Champ Clark shook his gavel at the members of the house today and told them they must get down to business In the few remaining days of the session. When the house went Into session there were less than a dozen members on the floor. "The chair does not believe," he said, "that members realize the serious condi tions of things In the house. We nre' near the end of the session and there are still half of the appropriations bills on the hook. The chair does not wnnt to see those bills go over to the extraor dinary session and does not believe the mombers do. The chair does not want to set himself up as boss, but the only way for us to get this work done Is for mem bers to stay In their places on the floor of the house." Tho fortifications bill, the second supply measure to go through both houses, was finally passed today. The executive. legislative and Judicial bill Is the only' other measure sent to the president. Five other appropriation measures have been passed by the house and are pending In the senate, one In under consideration in the house, two on house calendar wait ing action and four have yet to be re ported from the various committees. Mrs. Cleveland and Prof. Preston Are Quietly' Married PRINCETON. Feb. lO.-Mrs. Grover Cleveland and Thomas Joseph Preston. Jr., were married at 10:30 'o'clock this morning by President John Orler Hibben of Princeton university. In Prospect, the executive residence of the university. No preliminary announcement had been made and the utmost simplicity was ob served In the ceremony. Because of tho recent Illness of Mrs. Preston, tho wedding was private, the other guests In addition to tjie members of the two Immediate families being President and Mrs. Hibben, Miss Eliza beth Hibben and Andrew F. West, dean of Princeton's graduate school. The bride wore a simple white . silk gown and carried a boquet of white klllarney roses. The wedding breakfast was served at Prospect Immediately after the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Preston will spend the re mainder of the winter In Florida. No announcement cards were sent out. Harvester Combine Divides Itself Into Two Corporations TREJNTON, N. J., Feb. 10.-The Inter- national Harvester company filed with the secretary of state today- a certificate reducing tho capital of the company train HC,00C,000 to 170,000,000 and Hanging the name of tho corporation to that of the International Harvester company of New Jersey. The certificate was filed, as a result nf action taken by the directors of the com pany In Hoboken today. The reduction of capital of the International Harvester company Is part of the plan for the divi sion of the company Into two corpora tions, tho International Itarvcstor com pany of New Jersey, Incorporated today. and tho International Harvester company. Incorporated here January 2 last, with a capital of $70,030,000. Two Men Killed in Feud Fight Near Watertown, S. D. WATBRTOWN, S. D., Jan. 10. K. O. Hammond, aged 61, and Clifford Jenkins, aged 25, were killed, and James Jenkins, agid 21, probably fatally hurt In a gun battle between Hammond and his two stepsons at the Hammond farm home near here this morning. Hammond was killed Instantly by a shotgun fired at close range. Clifford Jenkins was killed by a revolver shot In the back and Jamea Jenkins was seriously wounded by a bul let which shattered his shoulder blade Long standing family dissension Is given as the cause. Thomas Darnell Suddenly Stricken (From a Staff Correspondent) LINCOLN, Neb.. Feb. 10.-(Special Tel egram.) Thomas Darnell, attorney for the Nebraska Anti-saloon league, wan stricken' with paralysis at Harvard last night whllo delivering an address and was brought to Lincoln todaj. He Is In a serious condition. ROOSEVELT OBJECTS TO DELAY IN SUIT MARQUETTE. Mich.. Feb. lO.-Coiinsol for George A. Newett In the circuit couit today moved for a continuance of the trial of the libel suit against his cllart by Colonel Theodore Roosevelt. He asked an adjournment until the May term or at least thirty or forty days. The motion was opposed by counsel for Colo, net Roosevelt. Judge Flanntgan has taken the matter under advisement. The court handed down a decision later granting the motion and the case was continued to the next term, which opens May 26. ENGLISH AND BUCKLES ANSWER ROBBERY CHARGE (From a Staff Correspondent.) UNCOI.N, Neb., Feb. 10.-(SpeclaiTel-egrom.) Clarence English and uuy Buckles, two prize fighters from Omaha, were bound over to the district court today on a charge of robbing Clarence Johnson, a Union Paclflo news agent whom they followed to his room In Uncoln, after leaving his train, and forced him to disgorge what money ho had. Young Johnsont lives at 1961 Cali fornia street In Omaha. Ball was fixed MOB STONES KATSURA IN STREETS OF TOKIO Violent Demonstration Against Gojp eminent Follows Resignatv RIOTING LASTS EOT Street Cars and Police Are Burned. NEWSPAPER OFFICES ATTACKED Mob is Repulsed by Gendarmes with Drawn Swords. MAY DECLARE STATE OF SIEGE Emperor Bends for Mnrqnls Snrt onjl, Leader of Constitutional 1st, nnd Asks Htm to Form Ministry. TOKIO, Feb. 10. There was serious rioting In the streets here today. The mob wrecked a number of police sta tions and burned many street cars. The emperor declared thnt In the event of any further attempts at Incendiarism he would declare a state of siege In Toklo. The night's rioting came ns the sequel of disorders following the resignation of 'Premier Katsura and his cabinet. As the premier was returning from his visit to the emperor he was stoned and slightly injured. The mob then turned to assaults on newspaper offices. Sev eral policemen nnd civilians were badly Injured. Finally, late in the day, one or tne mob leaders was killed. The crowd, In furiated by this, raided petroleum stores, soaked bundles of straw in oil, lighted them and threw them Into the offices of the newspapers. The police and gendarmes drew their swords, charged the mob and dispersed It, wounding several people In doing so. Military patrols were placed on duty in the streets. The mob then scattered over various districts and wrecked several police sta tions. A mass meeting in Hlblya park. ar tho Parliament buildings, ended when the mob burned some street cars. Marauls Ktmmochl SalonJI. former pre mier and now leader of the constitutional party, was summoned to" the palace by his majesty immediately after the re ceipt of Katsura's resignation. The cabinet's action Is the result or the firm attitude of the constitutionalists and liberals In the Diet, who refused to follow tho examplo of Salnonjl in withdrawal of the recent vote of lack of confidence lp the government. The cabinet's only sUp to meet this opposition was an Immediate dissolution of the Diet, but tho minister of marine, Admiral Baron Mlnoru Salto, refused to sign tho recommendation for this .action and the resignation of the nhtnt Virmmii Imperative. 1 Darrow's Assistant Says He Talked of Reaching. Jurors LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10,-rJohn R. Har rington, a Chicago attorney associated with1 Clarence 8. Darrow in the defense of the McNamara brothers, ,wan called to the stand today to testify against the for mer chief counsel In the -latter's second trial for alleged' Jury bribery. Harrington's direct testimony was brief. He said that Just before the trial of James B. McNamara was begun ho and Darrow had discussed "reaching Jurors In the case." "Darrow produced J10.000," -Harrington testified, "and said If he could arrange to reach a couple of Jurors James B. Mc Namara would never be convicted." Three Murderers Die in Electric Chair OS8IN1NG, N.. Y., Feb. 10. Three mur- 'derers were put to death In the electrlo chair In Sing Sing prison this morning. Each, as ho passed from the cell house to the death chamber, called back a cheerful farewell to those who remained awaiting their end, The first man to die was Joseph Gar falo, a huge Italian, who killed his wife because she threatened to divorce him. George Bishop, a negro, small and frail, was the second to take the chair. His crime was the murder of a white woman, Mrs.- Margaret Bell, In Brooklyn. Dop ato Cardlllo, the last to die, was con victed of killing Stephen 11. DlckBon, whose body was found In a brook near Sing Sing prison. G-lover Says He Was Misquoted LEAD, S, D, Feb. 10. When told today that his attorneys were surprised that he "had repudiated his agreement to end the litigation" In the famous contest over the will of his late mother, Mrs. Mary Baker G. Eddy, George W. Glover, of this city' appeared to havo a change of heart. He denied that he said he would continue the suit at all hazards and said today "I was not sure nnd was waiting for word from the east. If tho case is satis- factorlly settled, I shall do no more. I. have Instructed my attorneys that 11 18 m,B- entirely in thtlr hands. 1 was minted." : The National Gapital Monday, February 10, 101B. The Senate. Debate on Kenyon bill to prphlblt shipment 'of liquor Into '"dry" states wae begun. Campaign funds Investigating commit tee resumed. Its Inquiry-, endeavoring to trace Arohbold Standard Oil letters. The Honse. Considered miscellaneous and District of Columbia legislation. Passed bill .forbidding intermarriage of whites with negroes, Chinese, Japanese or Malays In district of Columbia. Took up agricultural appropriation bill. L i tti : :,. kV1! li! gr. W .'. JT-'-r&. IKiCH' 1 m . fm WMJ .l II I toy I'VX)ir.KHH 71 KLH11 1 I " - -rV -J-r ' ' Drawn bv 11 W. Komble for Harper's Weekly. WELLS MAKES STATEMENT Denies that She Has Business Con nection with Hornby. SAYS HEMISUSED HER LETTER Did Not- Intend thnt It Should He Presented an a Recommendation for ills Aliened Cnncrr , L'nre. Dr. Myrta A. Wells denies that she has, or had, at any time, any business connection, whatever, with "Doctor" Hornby, I havo my own offices," she says, "icoupled exoluiiWely by myself, and have no business connection wltli any one. Surgical patients -have been sent to me by Dr. Hornby and others, 'anil I have performed operations upon these cewful 'ata a. benefit to "the- patient Tho letter published In The Boe obtained from mo by Dr. Hornby, upon the representations that he wished to line It only for the purpose of assuring his patients that he- hud a competent surgeon to perform the operation, If onn Was .required, He obtained this letter with the distinct understanding that It was to be used for no other purpose. The first knowledge I had that the letter hud been used for publication, waa when tho matter was called to my attention by the artlole In The Bee. I simply per formed surgical operations upon pa tlentsthat were referred to me by others, as well as Dr. Hornby, and In the samu legitimate manner that all other reputable Omaha surgeons do, I make my own charge for all operations performed by me, and retain tho entire amount re ceived by me In all cases." GUNBOAT VICKSBURG RAMMED BY NAVAL TUG SEATT.LiK Wash., Feb. 10. The gun boat Vlcksburg, lying at tho navy yard, was rammed today by tho naval tug Fortune, which wns towing a water br.rge. Tho steel prow of the tug cut a gash In the starboard quarter of the Vicksburg, which began to fill und was beached to keep It from going down. Thn Vicksburg. on did boat, was recently ordered turned over to the naval militia. Entries for Charter Convention Primary Today to Choose 30 Out of 42 to Go on Official Ballot Each Voter May Vote for Fifteen Only. Name and Itesltlonce. Harnett, F. A.. 1581 2 Crown J'olnt Bediord, Jeff W., 021i N. 18tli Uennctt, John II., 1HJ81 Cn.s. . . . r Boonstra, Jurleu II., UD04 N. XOtli Burns. Samuel. Jr., 430 H. -10th Chambers. W. N.. 1817 Fariinm Detweller, J. O., 3024 Dodge Klgutter, Charles 8., 70O Jones Fairfield, E. M., 2210 St. Mury's Fiteh. David A.. 3718 N. 21st Fiinkhouscr. M. F.. 130 N. 41st fluye, Iiouls V., 1428 Kvans Hackett, Harry J., 4022 Bedford linrmon. Andrew. 4021 Farnani Henfey. P. C. 125 8, 33th Herring, Carl E., 2001 St. Mary's Holovtehlner. Dr, E., 2401 S. 10th iorrgan, Dan, 1814 N. 35th.... iu)0r, Charles F 1514 Military Kennedy, Alfred C 1024 8. 32d Kierstcad, W, I., 4U'J4 riorenco uivu Kopp, Jacob, 3401 8. 15th ! Knurl. V. F.. 1732 8. IRtli. , .McCaffrey. Frank U 3707 ijeavenwonii voai tieaicr iiem. McCague, John It., 412 8. 24th Heal estate Hep. I SsrTaiw: :::::: : : : : : : : : : : : :2T Metcalfe, James wi umita. Myers, Frank II., 1020 8. 32d Murphy, James D., 2013 Picrco Peets, Ed., 2004 Crown Point Heagan, John E 2102 Pinkney Heynolds, Thomas P., 3822 Sherman Hose water, Victor, 3525 Fnrnam Hubensteln, Charles, 3000 8, 10th Scannell, H. J., 2703 Fowler Shafer, J. E., 1824 Farnaiu Shainp, C. It., 8015 X. 24th Vance, Jerry AV 3701 Allies Wilcox, Hobcrt 8., 1805 Lothrop. Yager, George E 1550 N, 17th Ziegler, Isldor, 701 8. 87th The Sanitation Bug. Crawford Has Bill To Limit Injunctions Against State Laws WASHINGTON, Feb. lO.-Benutor Craw ford of South Dakota today Introduced n bill to restrict the Issuance of Injunc tions which suspend the enforcement of a statute of a state. According to the Crawford bill no In junction of that nature could bo Issued by any court of the United States or by any Judgo or Justice until tho application for the Injunction In presented to a JiiRtlce of tho supreme court of the United States or to a circuit or district Judge. Tho application for tho Injunction will be heard nnd determined upon by a com mission of three Justices, oho-bf whom will bo a 'Justice of tho supreme court. A majority would decide. 'Temporary restralnltiKorders could be Issued, according to the bill, when It had been shown by an applicant for art In junction that he would suffer Irreparable loss by the enforcement of a state's la'wv Walsh, Newell arid Foye Are Indicted by the Grand Jury NUW YORK, Feb. 10. Police Captain i Thomas Walsh, Edward J. Newell, a lawyer, and Charlos 13. Foye, a police man, were IncMotcd this afternoon by tho extraordinary grand Jury, which has been Investigating tho graft situation Walsh is charged with bribery; Fooy with perjury and Nekcll with Inducing n witness not (o appear before the grand Jury. FATHER OF CARTOONIST DARLING PASSES AWAY SIOUX CITY, Ia Feb. 10,-The funeral of Rev. Marc W. Darling, wo'll known Congregational divine, four years pastor of tho First Congregational church here, who died Saturday In Chicago, waa hold hero this afternoon. The funeral services will bu unpretentious, complying with the wish of Rev. Mr. Darling. J. N. Darling of New York, the cartoonist, known as "Ding," Is a son. lluslncss. Politics. Clerk . . . .Boc. Coal denier .-r Dein. Build Iiousoh Bern. Cleaning ana uyoiufi. . .hoc. Bond broker Itep. '. .'. .Attorney . . . . 4 Deni. Attorney Hep. Attorney Hep. .'. .MortgnRo loans Hep. Attorney Hep. Insurance Dein. Barber Hep. Heal estate Hep. l'alnler Hoc. .'Undertaker Deni. Attorney Hep Physician Hep Attorney , Deni Filter manufacturer. . .Hoe. Heal estate.., Hep. Deni. ueiircu , .r iiep. Candy manufacturer.. .Hoc. Butcher v Dem , ,w. ..vk.xi., o una . .ium. Heal estate Hep. Boilermaker Dem. Stationary engineer. . .Soc. Attorney Dem. Hlereotyper Hep. Editor The Bee Hep. Salesman Soc. Heal estate Hep. .Musician Soc. Sec. Firemen's union.. Dem. Grocer Soc. Hetlred Hep. K. ,...Hattan rombany Dein. Attorney . Itep. WEBB LIQUORBILL PASSED Senate Adobts Measure Already Passed by the House. SUBSTITUTE FOR KENYON AOTrrrruh.r JTSS Senntor Hitchcock's Amendment Hi ceptlnir Intended for Personal Use from Ternm ofMensurr In Votfd Down. WASHINGTON, Feb. 10. The senate tonight passed the Webb llquar bill, already passed by the houso as a sub stitute for tho Konyon-Sheppard bill. The Webb bill wguld prohibit ship ments of Intoxicating liquors from one stato to anothor when Intended to be received or sold .In violation of the law ot the .state to whloh shipment Is made. FHeltds bf the legislation now will seek to have tin house conotir In the senate bill, whloh differs from the bill passed by the house only in number flhoutd thattQ done tho, bills would not be- considered In conference, but ,he bill passed by tho snnato would go 'to the president for his signature. The substitution of the Webb bill for the Konyon-Sheppard bill camo'nt the close of prolongated debate, and was by vivo voco vote, no roll call being de manded. Senator Sheppard had failed today t? get unanimous consent for tho substitu tion of the Webb act for the bill of which ho was a Joint author. Senntor Kenyon, co-author of the senate bill, closed the dobnto by asking that the Webb bill bo substituted as the order of the ,day did not permit tho voting on the Web bill as an Independent measure. Amendment Accented. The voting was first on tho perfection nf thn Kenyon-Hheppard bill. By a vote of 61 to 23 the senato agreed to the com mittee amendment adding a section to tho bill which provided that Intoxicating liquors should become subject to state laws upon crossing state boundaries. Senator Hitchcock's amendment to ex cept liquor Intended for personal use was defeated without a rill call, and one by Senator O'Gorman to except liquor In tended for personal or sacramental ure likewise was defeated by 31 to CO. Sen ator Kenyon succeeded In having his measure amended to become operative July 31, 1913. Thereupon Senator Gal linger asked for the .substitution of tho Webb bill for the senato measure. Ho likewise succeeded In' having tho title umended so as to bring the houses In ac cord except as to the number of bills. Ten Loses Lives in Fight jitKanawha CHARLESTON, W. Va., Feb. lO.-Ten persons are dead and a score wounded as a result of a battle today between strikers and authorities near Mucklow, W. Va., In the Kanawha coal strike dis trict. Seven of the dead were strikers and three were members of the mlno guards and railroad pollc. Of the Injured If teen are said to be strlke'ra and the others guards. FORMER NEWSPAPER MAN 9 ' IS DEAD AT .BOONE BOONE, la., Feb. 10.-Speclal.)-The body of Robert Kelghton, a former woll known Iowa newspaper man, who died In this city two days ago, was biuiod yesterday and his funeral was simple and unostentatious, Kelghton never had much use for fchow und display and shortly before his death told his aunt, Mrs. Henry Kelly, that he wanted no flowers, no music and no sermon. "You can have a minister pray and read a scripture passage, but that Is all," he told her. And. his wishes were carried out to the letter. His death, while caused by tuberculosis, was hurried by an attack by a negro thug, three months ago, Kelghton was learning to check cars at the Northwestern yards In the eastern part of the clt and was en route tohls jjWgrk one morning about 6 o'clock wTf$n?lfe, negro Jumped and grabbed him by the throat and nearly choked him to death. From then on his decline was rapid. Ill mother Is a wealthy woman of Ulnghamton, N, Y. OVER MANY BILLS YET TOI CONSIDER Suggestion Made that Eaoh Mem ber Pick Out His Favorite Measure. TWELVE HUNDRED TO COME UP Adjournment Seems Far Away Under Present Conditions. NEWSPAPER CLAIMS ALLOWED Committee o House Has Given Them Its Approval. FIGHT MORTGAGE TAX REPEAL Mnny Interested In Money Matters) Appear Before l.rRlslatnre to Op pose Action Contemplated- Senate Doe Some AVork. (From a Staff Correspondent.) LINCOLN, Neb., Feb. 10. (Special.)--Now that some of tho members of thn legislature, nt least, realize that It will be Impossible carefully to consider all oC thn mora than 1,200 bills now pending! unless tho session Is to .last well Into tho summer, several prepositions are be ing considered to got rid of the bulk of the trouble. Some ono has suggested that each member select his most Important bills, or the ones he is most Interested In, up to four or five, and thon agree that tho others bo Indefinitely postponed. If each member would select five favorites for consideration this would still leave 0 bills In tho house nnd 165 In the senate, which would require some time for con sideration. This talk among tho mombers Is ot some Importnnco at this tlmo because many are beginning to worry over the final day of adjournment. Several havo their Ml of being statesmen already. Tho only definite nctlon so far taken posed constitutional amendments voted last November. This morning this com mittee received another claim for $2,070, filed by Herman Boltz of Frembnt. Mr. Bolts says in his statement that he had sixty-four blooded hogs treated with hog cholera serum sent out by the state. Ot the number treated on orders of the state veterinarian, thirty died and thirty-four have not yet recovered. Twenty-nlno other blooded hogs on his farm were not treated arid aro Will well and strong. He charges, and says the deputy veter inarian agrees with him, that th serum was -defective" and poisonous and' caused, his loss. II wants the state to reim burse him. orrroaK moutqagktaxbbpbaij Measure, to Kill Smith Act Meets) Many Rebuff.. .(From a Staff Correspondent.) LINCOLN, Feb. 10.-(Speclal Telegram.) That, tho bill Introduced In the house to repeal the Smith mortgage tax law Is meeting with considerable opposition wob evidenced today when at their monthly lunch of the Tax Reform chili of Lincoln that nnd other measures before tho legislature touching upon taxation was discussed. Among tho men who were present vere Representative Mockett of Lancaster county, ex-Represcntatlves Hatfield and Zlmmer of the samo county, Walter Jxieko and A. L. Btxby ot th eStato Jour mil. Judgo ConrlBh of the district court, Frank Odell ot tho rural life commission, R. L. Metcalfe of the Commoner and sev eral university professors. The bill to repeal the present mortgage tax law took up most of tho time of tho discussion and wa sopposed by nearly all present. Mr. Hatfield said that since the Smith law had been In effect the per centage of local imey loaned In Lan caster county nau increasca over mat oi foreign capital, about 84 per cent' now being placed on Lancaster county farms being Nebraska money. A bll repealing the law was killed lp committee of the whole In tho senate by practically a unanimous vote, but over In tho houso It met with mora favorabln consideration and has been engrossed for third reading. S13NATIJ GRINU13R AT WORK Forty Per PCeut of Measures) There Dsposed of. (From a Staff Correspondent.) LINCOLN, Feb. 10.-(8peclal.)-Of tho 4S7 bills which passed Into the senato hopper In the twenty days allotted tor Introduction of measures supposedly bene flclal to the state, 40 per cent have al ready been disposed of either by passage or Indefinite postponement. Of these twenty-nlno have successfully gone tho route and now await action by tho house and governor. Nine were killed by the committees to which they wrero referred and two met an untimely death In com mittee of the whole. NInety-threo bills have been reported from the committee, fprty-nlne have suc cessfully stood the scrutiny of the same committees and twenty-nine have been passed to third reading. Three house rolls have gone through tho senate like greased lightning, theso being two appropriation bills and the other tho report ot the committee ap pointed to recodify the statutes. COL. nATES AFTER POSTOFPIOEl Does Not Wnnt State Job nt Hands of Governor. iFrom a Staff Correspondent.)' LINCOLN, Feb. 9. (Speclal.)-Colonel M. A. Bates of Flattsmouth was hers today to pay his respects to the governor, who, however, was out of town, "I am the only democrat so far as I know who has not asked the governor for an office, or in tho least Interfered with him. For fifty years I have been In the newspaper business and never have I asked for an appointment until right now. I do want to be postmaster at my home town."" Colonel Bates has letters from Senator Hitchcock and Congressman Magulro (Continued, on Pas Two.