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AdvcrUslnR is the Voice of Trade. Talk through Tho Bee to your customers, to your competitor's customers and to your possible customers. THE WEATHER, Showers VOL. XL1I-N0. 288. OMAHA, TUESDAY MORNING, MAY 20, 1913-TWKLVE PAGES. SINGLE COPY CENTS. Bee TWO . . r NIRODUCES ANTI-TRUST CLAUSE Iowa Senator Proposes to Put Pro duct of Monopolies on the Free List. ACTION TO BE AUTOMATIC Judgment of Court to Make Change Effective. MIGHT OFFSET MANY SCHEDULES - Proposal Contains Almost Unlimited ( Possibilities. SUBCOMMITTEES ARE BUSY Wool, Cotton, SuRnr it ml Chemical Slnnufnctnrern Are I'lrndlnK to De Ilcnt'd on the Quea tlon. WASHINGTON, May 19.-An amend-' ment to the tariff bill Introduced today by Senator Kenyrn proposed that when any corporation or concern whs adjudged a. monopoly Its ffoductn should automat ically go on the free list. Mr. Kcnyon has hoped that the finance committee may consider the amendment, but If not he will press It on the floor. The pto posal has almost unlimited possibilities for overturning: schedules. The question of whether products of concerns reorganized since the supreme court held them to be monopolies mlirht still be under monopolistic control, also would enter Into the application of the law should the Kenyon amendment be incorporated. Subcommittee Report. Subcommittees of the finance commit tee plan to meet every day this week to consider the wool, cotton, sugar and chemical schedules of the tariff bill. On all tho6o manufacturers are "here plead ing to be heard against the rates of the Underwood bill. Chairman Simmons has called a meeting of the entire finance committee for to morrow. A set of questions to manu facturers proposed by Senator La Fol lettce are to be sent out. "When does the senator expect to Wring the bill out of committee?" asked Sen ator Smith of Michigan when the senate took up the bill today. "I hoped wo might be able to finish It during the first week in June." "Does that include the caucus?" asked Senator Penros. "I 'don't know yet that we have de cided to have one," answered Senator Simmons. "Will It be open to the public?" contin ued Senator' Penrose: Senator Simmons declined to keep the dlscuFslon. Up Prize Fight in Jail Stopped by Janitor flAN RAFBL, Cal., May 19 John (Jack; Mills and Paddy (Kid) Williams, derelicts of the prize ring, met In the county jail here yesterday and harking back In an argument to a former battle, a four- round bout to a draw -five years ago, agreed to hold an immediate return bout t Referee, timekeeper and seconds were chosen from their fellow prisoners. Lack tng gloves, they went at it with bare knuckles, stripped and barefooted. The bout had reached the sixth round and the men were bleeding and groggy, when the court house janitor heard the uproar and descended upon the ring armed with a mrfp. Again the decision was a draw. Mills Is serving a year for shooting and "Williams six months for vagrancy. Mills is a negro. EIGHT MEMBERS OF ALLEGED CLAIRVOYANT RING INDICTED CHICAGO, May 19. The ejglit Indict ments voted by the grand Jury last Saturday In connection with the alleged swindling operations of the clairvoyant ring, were returned In couri today. 3lx men are named as follows: Frank 8. Ryan, alias Prof. Robert L. Milton; James Ryan, alias Prof. Charles T. Crane; Carlos be Alvandros, alias Man tel; Edward Hartley, alias Willie Bhea; Dr. William Stone and Davis K. Rosa. The National Capital Monday, Stay 10, 1013. Tlte Senate. Resumed consideration of Kern resolu tion for West Virginia coal strike Inves tigation. Mrs. Helen D. Longstreet. former post master at Galnsville, Ga., heard before postofflce commission. Senator Kenyon Introduced amendment to tariff bill to automatically put In free list products of any concern adjudged a monopoly. Passed urgent deflfienoy bill, appro priating $800,000 for Postofflce depatt nt. Passed house bill, requiring Panama California Exposition company to de posit money guarantees for awards and prUas. Senator Burton reintroduced his sea man's involuntary servitude bill. Senator Clapp Introduced bill to pro hibit senators and representatives from serving on or soliciting funds for any political committee, The Honae. Not in session; meets at noon Tuesday. The Weather For Omaha, Council' Bluffs and Vicin ity Rain; warmer. Temperature Omaha Yesterday. Hours. Der. I a. m...... S5 S a. m S3 7 a. nr. 51 8 a. m a. m..., .-3 10 a. m M 11 a. m , ss at is m '. m I :. m i) I V m n . 3 P- m .. 72 P. m 75 ! , 5 ! m 72 t 6 p. m 07 i 7 p. m !i i 8 p. m. a FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE UNION PACIFIC DEAD. HORACE O. BURT. HORACE G.JURT IS DEAD Former President of Union Pacific Dies at Chicago. DEATH FOLLOWS AN OPERATION lie Wnn Chief Uimlneer for Chicago Aaaoclntlon'a Smoke Alinteiuciit Committee Sixty-Four Ycnrn of Age. Horace Greeley Burt, a resident of Omaha 'for many years, president of the Union Pacific from 1898 to 1904 and a prominent railroad man nearly all his life, died at his home In Oak Park, a Chicago suburb at 6Mb o'clock Sunday evening from complications following an operation performed early this month. Funeral services will be "held ut the Chicago home Tuesday afternoon." after which the body will be taken to the old home, Terre Haute, Ind., for burial, Mr. Burt was 64 years old at tho time of i his death, and is survived by his widow and two sons, both grown. Born In Terre Haute, Mn Burt received his early education there, graduating from the high school In 1867. The follow ing year he went out with a party of rail road surveyors and was with different parties in the iflcld until 1S70. when he (Continued on Page Three.) t . j t-, - . - . ' Colorado Lawmaker Charged with Murder of Wife and Daughter CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo., May 19. James L. Bacon, member of the Eigh teenth 'general nsscmbly from Teller .county, was arrested here at 1:40 o'clock "ernoon on a warrant charging him r11'1 tne muruer 01 "s wife, Ida Bacon, nnd stepdaughter. Josephine Davidson. The women were killed In an explosion that wrecked the Bacon homo April 23. Bacon has been In a hospital most of the time since the explosion, suffering from injuries received at the time. Ho recently attended the funeral of his wife In Denver and was accompanied on the trip by two deputy sheriffs. The warrant on which Bacon was ar rested was sworn out ten days ago by tho sheriff, who has been conducting an investigation of the explosion. , After recovering consciousness at the hospital alter the explosion Becon lod of having received threatening letters, and declared that he believed his houso had been dynamited by enemies. Suff s Hire Women of Lower Class to Do Incendiary Work LONDON, May 19.-Conflrmatlon of the hint that the militant suffragettes are hiring women of the lower class as mem bers of their "arson squad" was received this morning when Nellie Robinson was arrested outside the famous new colloge chapel at Hampstead. The woman dj described herself as a servant and said she was awaiting the arrival of two suf fragettes under whose direction she was going to fire the church. The police magistrate, before whom the woman was charged remarked that she "seemed to be .In course of training as u professional petroleum Incendiary under miscreants worse than hsrself."' Lake StiU Holds Bodies of Students ITHACA, N. T., May 1.-Cayuga lake still held the bodies of the four Cornell students last seen on Its surface in a canoe Saturday night The entire south ern end of the lake was'dotted with grap plera today. They went over every square yard of its surface. Preparations were made to dynamite the waters, fir ing many charges simultaneously, it was feared, however, the bodies might never be recovered. , A 32-page book of full page pictures showing the marvelous work of rebuilding is now out. Send it to your friends and business connections. Show them what Omaha pluck and enterprise have accomplished in a few short weeks. At The Bee office 17th and Farnam. 10c a copy -by mail 12c MINER CHARGED WITH 1 m -JEPDUGHTEe Arrested as He Dismounts from Train from Attending Their Funeral at Denver. KILLED IN AN EXPLOSION Bacon Home Wrecked by Dynamite Blast, Two Inmates Die. FIRST BELIEVED ACCIDENTAL Acoused Man Declares Enemies Re sponsible for the Affair. . GETS MENACING LETTERS Spvnt Severnl WeeJka In llnapltnl llluiHclf, na Ilmnlt of Injnrlra Coroner's Inqticat Dock Wot Fix lllnmc. CRIPPLE CHEEK. Colo., May 19. Whon Jnmes I Bacon, mining man and former Colorado legislator, stepped from a train todHy on his rotu 4n fioiu De Ivor, where he had iittended the fuiwraU uf his wife, Ida, and her diiuhto.", Jo Bcphlne Davidson, killed in an uxploston which wrecked the Bacon h imn here on April 28, he wan urrest.nl nn u warrant charging him with theo mu.tur of the womati and child. Bncon Is accused by tho authorities of having caused tho exp uxion which killed his wife and stepdaughter anil caused in juries which resulted In Ms gt)i"llii lex ers! weeks In a hospital. The tixploston wan at first thought lo have been acci dental, resulting from an ttt'Sinpt '.o thaw dynamite In a kltnlm stove ovtn. Later Bacon recovered sufficiently to give his version of the aftnlr, In which he declared his belief thut enemies lad blown up the house. To substantiate this he told of having roertlv! threatening letters. The coroner's Inquost failed to clear the mystery, a verdict f duath as the result of an expbil in. with causo unknown, belli)? renderud. Since Bacon's partial lecovery he litis been closely watched and two dipyty sheriffs accompanied him to Denver when ho attended his wife's funeral, The wur. rant for his arrest was aworn out secretly by the sheriff ten days iu Police Seek Lost Heiress to Close to Half a Million CHICAGO, May 19. The local police were asked today to search for Margaret Hawthorne, ?S years old, and, according tO'-a telegram, from a law firm atiHnst: ings, oucn., heiress th- n forluni? at tCO.OOO left by David Shatter at Vassar. Mich., who died five years ago. ine young wsman was me oaugnier fit. The announcement was made by Dr. of Almlna and Harry Hawthorne, but j Jordan to the student body In the course they separated shortly after hep birth, i of an address he delivered during the The mother ditd at Amethlst, Col. The i commencement exercises on "The Con father was then at Des Moines, la., and quest of Europe by America." was last heard from" several years ago .John Caspar Branner, professor of at Honolulu. The child Is supposed to geology, and since 1899 vice president of nave Deen leu in tms city ana asylums will be searched for records of her, as the police fear sho may bo unaware of her own identity. Hundred Thirty-Four Candidates for Six Officers in Denver DBNVEU, May 19. Today marked the close of Denver's campaign piepnratory to Its first election under the tommls;on government to be held tomorrow. The names of 1S1 candidates for tho six com mlsslonershlps will appjar on tne ballot, divided as follows: Fourteen for auditor, twenty-seven for commissioner of public property, fourteen for commissioner of Trance, twenty-seven for commissioner of public safety, twenty-throe for commis sioner of Improvements and twenty.nlne for commissioner of social welfare. The list of candidates Includes five women and twenty-one of the present city and county officials. The headless ballot and preferential system of voting will be used In tomor row's balloting. Manufacturers Meet at Detroit DETROIT. Mich., May 19. A ten-year precedent was broken today when the National Association of Manufacturer.! met hers in annual convention. For tha last decsdki all meetings of the qrganm Hon have beer, held !n New York. A number of matters of vital Interest to American business, workmen and con sumers, will be discussed during the three-days' session. JOHN A. SCUDDER. PIONEER STEAMBOAT CAPTAIN, DEAD ST. LPUI8. May !9.-John A. Soiidder. a retired capitalist, died suddenly 'at his home here today of apoplexy. Ho was 83 years old. In the olden days of river traffic on the Mississippi Mr. Scudder was a steamboat captain. He was one of the organizers of the Memphis andiHt. IxjuIs line, known as the Anchor Line, and at various times had been a director In St Louis financial Institutions. Let the world OMAHA YOUR JUSESSUZNT & jCmrRZLiSZID A 'STJOCJtfTJI or 2. JUXP JSLE TATT.V Omi JT1JTTS. Drnwn for The Bee by Powell. PRESIDENT JORDAN RESIGNS Head of Stanford University is Made Chancellor. RETIRES FROM ACTIVE WORK He la Succeeded hy John Caspar Ilrnnner, Professor of GroloRy and Vice President Since 1800. STANFORD UNIVERSITY. Cal.. Mov 19. Dr. David .Starr Jordan, presldent'of Stanford tinlversltrt j-eslimnd-hia "nnVmnn - "l.. ..'..- .f - .7 .. V 1 iuuh.v. iu accent inn nrnrn nr fji. M.nnr which will created by the board of , trustees next Friday for his especial benc- jne university, will become president President Jordan's retirement as active head of tho university will leave him free to devote his time to his work In behalf of world peace. He Will receive tle same salary he Is drawing now, Sintrmrnt liy Prof. Rtlllman. His brief announcement was followed by an explanatory statement by Prof. John N. Stlllman of the department of chemistry, "For twenty-two years," he said, "Dr. Jordan has been the Inspiration of Stan ford university. What It Is Is due largely to his high Ideals, his breadth of view and his warmth of sympathy." Dr. Jordan has been president since 1891. He began his connection with the uni versity as a specialist In biology. Born In Gainesville, N. Y., he Is now C3 years old. Prof, Branner, the new president, has been at Stanford since 1S92 and Is a life long friend of Dr. Jordan. Before that he was at various times, since graduating from Cornell, professor of Ecology In tha Indiana .State university, state geologist of Indiana and In the service of tho Brazilian government as a geologist. Cornell Students Earn Large Sum Each Year ITHACA, N. Y May 19.-Cornell uni versity students earn $181,904 annually to assist them to obtain an education, ac cording to statistics compiled by Scroll and Spade, a working students' society. The total number of working students at Cornell this year, who partially or wnolly support themselves. Is 1,060, mak ing the average earnings 1173 per student. Of the, total number 124 earn more than their board and room rent. The earning students annually spend 1573,794, or an average of $537 during the year. The figures have been turned over to Prof. O. W. Wilcox, statistician, to help in his high cost of, living statistics. South Dakota State Official Pays Fine PIEjJlRE, S. D.. May 19. Fred D. Drinker, former South Dakota land com missioner, was today fined i?0 for par. .tlolpatlng In a contract In which he was Interested while a public offlolal. Brlnker admitted his guilt. know what we are doing IN THE REBUILDING The Blow Falls OUCH! YOtT'ZL OF THAT ! Twenty Silk Mill Employes Return to Work Under Guard PATEUSON, N. J., May 19 Through a lane of police two blocks long, twenty hands, formerly employed by tho silk mill of the Arthur Price company, went back to work today after a Btrlke of more than two months. Hundreds of pickets of tho Industrial Workers of tho World sought to prevent their return, but the police guard was too affective, There-was a llv$)y serlmmajjo-for a time and sixty pickets wero arrested The Price mill Is a comparatively small one. employing normally thirty hands, The return of Its strikers with demands unsatisfied is hcraltled by tho manufac turers as meaning the near end of the strike. Leaders of tho Industrial Work ers of the World on the other hand main tain the fight will go on unabated and that few others will yield. Howell Gives Out Earnings of Water Plant This Year According to Wator Commissioner Howell's statistics the gross earnings of tho water plant are 12,15 a day and tho total earnings for the last four months, three months of which havo been under the "reduced price," amount to 1261,000. Howell says the cost per day amounts to $1,773 now and that net earnings for three months are $49,000. Hydrants now In servlc number 2.017 and twenty-fowr and pne-half i.bh of main are In use. Twenty thousand and ninety-three meters have been Installed, and there are 3.314 unmetered consumer?, making a total ef 23.C07 services. Water pumped each day, on an average, amounts to 17,800,000 gallons. Woman Attacked By Negro; Hounds Put Upon the Trail FALLS CITY, Neb., May 19.-(Speelal Telegram.)Mrs. Anna Keller was' as saulted by a negro here last night. He followed her in the darkness and dragged here Into a small building in the resi dence part of town. He terrorized the neighborhood and no alarm was given un til this morning. Bloodhounds were placed upon the trail, which led to the Missouri Paclfla railroad tracks. ' It Is thought the man lives in Hiawa tha, Kan. Darkness Hangs Over Kansas City KANSAS CITY, Mo.. May 19.-A heavy pall of darkness that hung over Kansas City for two hours ths morning sent hun dreds of citizens scurrying Into their cel lars In fear of ai tornado, resulted In a scries of minor traffic accidents and cul minated In a terrific thunderstorm. Re ports from nearby towns said the same conditions prevailed, but no serious dam age was reported from any point ) v. S I - . , , LOOKS LIKE A DOUBLE-CROSS Governor Makes Promises to Jim, but Doesn't Keep Them. DIFFERENT BEFORE ELECTION Mayor Jim Went flood to Frlrnda for Morrtu-nd nnd Nott Gels n Thren-'Dontn When I.ocnl Pnl rnnimo la Ilnniled Out. "How long dp you think 'Jim' is golnB I to -stand for thtr ,oskv4 .the, city hall inun, "Stand for whatf came tho question In reply. ''Stand for being double-crossed hy Governor Morchend. The governor prom ised 'Jim' as plainly as a man could, to give the appolntmanXof deputy election commissioner to the mayor's next-door neighbor, Matt Greevy, and here he's thrown him down cold. The mayor wnntcd the head Job for Lee Bridges, but the governor managed to whcedlo him Into consenting to some one else who had never been with him, And now I hear thai another part of the understanding, which was that Senator Grossman be mimed district judge. Is In danger of be ing upset. Different Pre Inn to IStrctlon. "Oh. It was different before election when Morchend was up here begRlng 'Jim" to front for him, and 'Jim' went mound at his request with personal as surance that Morehead was his friend. and would be liberal In spite of iho Idl- otic letter he had written airalnat t-.nnl. in tho 8 o'clock lid law. If Mlm' stands much longer for this kind of a hand-out, he's not the kind I takn htm to be." I9M1SRY nuccicwjs ostiiom Land Coninilsaloner Ilrckinnnn Fills Vnrnnc" Jin IIIh Office (From a Staff Correspondent.) LINCOLN, Neb., May 19.-(Speclal Tel egram.) Land Commissioner Fred Beck mann this afternoon announced the ap pointment of George Emery, who has been serving as chief clerk In the office as deputy, to fill the position made va cant by tho retirement of Henry Ostrom. wno accepts the position of deputy elec- tlon commissioner of Douglas county. No announcement is made who will fill the position held by Mr. Emery, "I told Mr. Moorhead when I appointed him election commissioner that I should hold him responsible for tho selection of a good man for deputy," said the gov ernor this morning. "I am not very well ,postod as to the kind of a man Mr. Ostrom Is, but I have been Informed that he Is an exceptionally good man. The law requires that the deputy should bo of ! different polltlcul faith than the com-; mlssloner, and as I have appointed a i democrat to tho commtsslonershlp, of I course, the deputy will havo to be a re- I publican or a bullmooscr," I The governor said that In looking Into! the political standing of Mr. Ostrom he , had been Informed that Mr. Ostrom was 1 very friendly to tho candidacy of Mr. ! Roosevelt for tho republican nomination, but after the nomination was made of I Mr. Taft he had refused to follow Mr. ! Roosevelt Into a new, party. ! ''Personally," said the governor, "I i would, prefer a good, strong Taft repub- j llcan, as I don't have much use for Mr-1 (Continued on Page Two.) CHINOA RECEIVES REPLY TO PROTEST CABLEDTO TOKIQ Contents of Note in Answer tc Japan's Objection to Alien Land Bill itot Given Out. GOVERNOR JOHNSON SIGNS Measure Becomes Law in Ninety Days, August 10. MOVEMENT FOR REFERENDUM Democrats and Asiatic Exclusion League DiWssatisfied with Act. PRESENCE OF JOKER CHARGED I'linnmn Cxpoaltlon Hoard Man o live In Opposition (o I.rulnln t Inn on fironnd of Violation of Faith. WASHINGTON Miiy 19. Se re'ftry llrjun lnte today handed Amba.tdot Cllilids the M-ply of the Tinted Stat is government to the Japanese rr'i is( nmilnst the California alien laud UgiD Hon. Tho nnilmrB.tdor Immediately rub'ci It lo Toklo. No Indication n to th nature of the ici.ly was given out Jnlinann Hlscnit Illll. SACRAMENTO, Cal.. May Ib-Agalno. tho protests of Japan and the repre sentations of Prcstdnnt Vtlon mid his personal envoy, Reciftary of Stato Brian, Governor Johnson sUncd the nllen land bill and ninety days uflei the adjourn ment of thw teslslntuie, or on August 14 the net becomes oporntlve. Whllo the governor wn slxuing tho bill the steamship Korea was patelng through Ihc Golden Gate bearing two distin guished Japanese, una a former pupil ot President Wilson, on a mission of In vestigation. Meanwhile complications, national and sectional, beset the bill. Overshadowing all Is tho outromo of tho negotiations now In progress between this country and Japan, which has Intel prcted the act as discriminatory and offintlve. lloxtUUr In Cnllfornln. Within California Itself tho act has en countered triple hostility, which may de lay Its actuality until November, 1914. Democrats opposed state legislation at this time, as a matter of party regularity Nevertheless so plain to them seems ta be tho demand for tho bill that, after ex hausting parliamentary tatcles the senatft gave but one adverse vote nnd the as sembly but two. As an expression of this opposition, Theodora Bell,, late democratic candidate for governor and former chair man o ftho democratic' state central committee, has Issued an invitation to his party to submit the Issue to the people by invoking the referendum ngalnst tho bill. Ho grounds his opposition on two con-tcntlons-onet hat the bill Is Insufficiently drastic, becauso It permits lenses running three years, and second because at the present it embarrasses the national ad ministration. Uxuliialnn LenKtic In Game. The Aslatlo Exclusion league, an or ganlzatlon of which tho president Is Olut V. Tveltmoe, recently convicted of com plicity In tho natlunal dynamite plot or iginating In Indianapolis, announced last night that It would Invoke the referendum purely becauso It oppuson tho bill as faint-hearted. Thirdly, the powerful Panama-Pacific International Exposition company, boohed by many chambers flf commerce, has placed Itself on record In opposition to the bill on the ground that It Is a violation of faith. 'Any action of the legislature," said the directors of. tho company, "offensive to uny foreign ! country, to their prlda n a people or to their honor ns it nation, must chnllenge ! tht BooJ ft,u" - ,ho commonwealth." In reply to this thrutened hostility, Governor Johnson suld today In signing the hill: "California for the first time In Ha history has un fitul-allou law. Any man who wishes another Kind o fluw may i:on slstently Invoke tho initiative. No man who really wishes un ontl-al!cn law w.lt sign the referendum an to thU law If 1 another law Is sought, It muy be 1 e- ! ainliV r ttiAana ttf tilt 1 n 1 1 1 n 1 Vm nnil In the meantime the present law will be in' operation." I HEARING ON JOHNSON'S MOTION IS POSTPONED CHICAGO, May ID.Federul Judgo Ca penter today postponed hearing on motion for a now trial for Jack Johnson. the negro pugilist, recently convicted t violation of tho Mann white slave a' t Information in Good Advertising "1 never realized until the other day how 'much informa tion you can get but of adver tising," remarked a well-known man. "I picked up a paper and began to read a rug advertise ment. The headline, being un usually attractive, caught me quickly. Then I read on and I was astonished to not how much information that adver tisement contained concerning rugs. It went back centuries in a few sentences, and when I got through In less than 6 minutes I knew more about rugs than I ever did oefore." "I read an advertisement of sllUa tho "other night." Bald a woman, "and when I finished I knew more about silks than I ever Hneir be fore. There wasn't much to read, but what there was was well writ ten and full of useful facts. Of course, I bought silk Just as you bought rugs." Well written advertising is a delight. You have simply to read some of THB BBE's ads to ap preciate that fact.