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PART ONE. THE WEATHER. Cloudy; Colder NEWS SECTION PAGES ONE TO TWELVE VOL. XLIII-NO. 32. OMAHA, SUNDAY MOKNING, JANUARY or. 1914. SIX SECT1 ONS FIFTY PAGES. SINGLE COPY FIVE CENTS. E Three Men Loot Mail NO BILL" RETURNED IN KIDNAPING CASE Two Ways for a Young Man to Spe nr) an Evening; HUNDR D WOMEN AND and Express Cars on Train in Alabama FACKLERS, Ala., Jan. 24.-Rallrood CHILDREN BUTCHERED TREND OF BANKING BY REBE1LWARRI0RS Massacred on Ranch with Federal Soldiers After Latter Surrender. ONLY HANDFUL OF MEN ESCAPE Survivors Tell Story of Slaughter Near Vanegas. AMERICAN POLICY IS CRITICISED French Lawyer Says it Conceals Financial Scandal. U. S. MUST ESTABLISH PEACE Declare Pnbllo Opinion Demands Hint America llrliiR Abont Qalet In Kevolntlon Torn Mexico. MKXICO CITT, Mex., Jan. S4.-One hundred women and children and 150 fed cral soldiers wero massacred by rebels recently near Vancgas, north of San Luis I'otosl, according to reports received hero today. The soldiers, with the women, sun-end' cred to the robels and wore taken to a ranch, where the alleged 'butchery oc curred. Major Rebollo and Captain Ramirez and a handful of men were the only ones to escape. They arrived hero today brine lng news of the affair, which occurred several days ago. Wilson's roller Criticised. PARIS, Jan. 21. Severe criticism of the American poflcy toward Mexico was the feature of addresses today by Paul Reynaud, a leading lawyer, and by An dre Lebon, former French minister for the colonies, at the monthly luncheon of tho Association of French Manufac turers and Merchants. "The American policy," said M. Rey naud, "conceals under a puritanic exte rlor a financial scandal. The public opinion of the world must compel the United States to establish peace in Mex lco by supporting General Hucrta.or ills successor and not allowing the revolu tion in Mexico to be financed by inter ests In the United States to the ruin of Mexico and the foreign interests there." M. Lebon, who is president of the as sociatlon, criticised both the policy of the United States and the methods of provisional President Huerta, German Parliament Censures Use of the. Army Against People BERLIN, Jan. 21. The German imperial parliament today. In order to demonstrate its Indignation over tho recent incidents between tho military and civilians at Za bern, adopted by a largo majority a reso lution demanding government action to prevent the use of troops against citizens unless nt the request of the civil authori ties. The house therenfterHook the first stop toward the adoption of a law to prohibit such occurrences, in case, the government should fall to act. A bill was Introduced prohibiting absolutely tho Intervention of troops without a requisition and forbid ding the uso of arms by tho military ex cept In self-defense, to overcome actual resistance, to force the disarmament of armed posses or in the arrest of fugitives. The bill was referred to a special com mittee. Another bill, drafted by the socialists, would subject members of the army and navy to the Jurisdiction of the civil courts. It also was referred to tho com mittee. , The house then adjourned until January 23, breaking off its dlscuslon of the im perial budget as a protest against the absence- of tho Imperial chancellor, Von Bethamann-Hollweg and the other min isters during the debate. Lafayette Young is Critically 111 DES MOINES, la., Jan. 21. The condi tion of Lafayette Young, former United States senator and publisher of the Des Moines Capital, was announced as ser ious by his physicians after a diagnosis early today. The former senator was taken 111 with pneumonia several days ago, but It was not until last night that the Illness assumed a danger aspect. Colonel Young Is 66 years of age. CLOAK MAKERS' UNION IN GENERAL FIGHT NEW YORK, Jan. 21. There was a general fist fight this afternoon In Cooper Union hall at a mass meeting of the Cloak Makers' union, called to consider the resignation of Dr. Isaac A. Hour wlch, chief clerk of the grievance com mittee. Abraham Rubin, the chairman, was assaulted. There has been dissen sion in the union over Dr. Hourwlch's tenure of office. Employers demanded his retirement on threat of abrogating the ngreement with workers by which peaco in the trade has been maintained. Adherents and opponents, respectively, of Dr. Hourwlch caused the dispute today. The Weather For Omaha, Council Bluffs and Vicinity -Cloudy; colder. Teinperutiire ut Omaliu Yeaterdny. Hour. Deg. 5 a. m li a. m V a. m S a. m 9 a. m 10 a. m 11 a. m 12 in... 1 p. m 60UT0 13 j 15 I lfi 15 15 17 ; P.- " " f '" " A n HI... 21 5 p. m.. 20 G p. m 19 7 p. in 8 8 P. ra 17 detectives and deputy sheriffs early today with bloodhounds began search for three men who last night looted the malt and express cars of a Southern railway pas senger train near hero and after starting the locomotive and tho two cars on a wild run, disappeared on horses. Tho train ran without a guiding hand at tho .throttle to Larklnsvllle, Ala., nineteen miles away, where It stopped when the locomotlvo went "dend." Tho two passenger coaches of the train were picked up early today by a train from Chattanooga, Tenn., which brought the officers and dogs. Tho robbers obtained a sum estimated at $100 by blowing the express car safe. Their search through the mall car failed to produce anything, as only second- class matter was in the pouches. No at tempt was made to molest passengers. Those who ventured out when tho train was halted were sent back by a patter of bullets. The bandits did their work in a lonely spot. Tho locomotive and mail and ex press cars first were detached and run down the track 100 yards. One of the robbers guardod tho engine crew and mall and express clerks while tho other two robbed the cars. Strike and Cold Wave Cause Coal Famine in London LONDON, Jan. 21. Tho fact that 10,000 coal carriers are on strlko In London was brought home to tho cltliens today by a severe cold wave. Tho men left work on Tuesday, demanding an Increase of 2 cents a ton for loading coal. They were receiving 18 cents a ton. Their absence from work had not been genorally no ticed, as tUe weather has been warm. Today the pinch wns felt and many residents decided to follow tho recent ex ample of the citizens of Leeds, who dur ing the strike of municipal street sweep ers, eas. electricity and water employes, volunSarlly carried on tho work until tho strike was broken. Private limousines, taxlcabs, landaus, carts, hand barrows and even perambu lators wcro drawn up this morning at the various coal yards, whero the owners themselves loaded their conveyances with coal to replenish their cellars. About 100 medical students loaded and carted many tons of coal to the various hospitals. Hotel employes In gold braided uniforms, chauffeurs, fatigue parties from several of tho guard regiments, trades men and many women were among those working in the coal yards. Miss Wilson Climbs 'Side of Steamer to Welcome Her Sister NEW YORK, Jan. 24. With a rope about her waist, Miss Margaret Wilson climbed up the sldo of the White Star liner Majestic, at quarantine today, to greet her sister, Jessie, who returned from abroad with her husband, Francis Bowes Sayre. Miss Margaret went down the bay on the revenue cutter Manhattan with Dudloy Field Malone, the collector of tho port. The sea wab rough at tho time and the rope was made fast about her waist as a precaution. During the rough weather that the Majestic experienced Mrs. Sayre was thrown against the door of her Btateroom, wrenching her wrist. It was necessary to carry it in a sling for a day or two, but when the ship docked today she was ex periencing no 111 effects of the injury. After a short stay In Washington the Sayre's will go to Wllllamstown, Mass., where Mr. Sayre will assist the president of Williams college. Prominent Citizens of Terre Haute Are Charged with Fraud TERRE HAUTE, Ind., Jan. 21. Indict ments involving ten well known citizens were returned 'today in connection with alleged election frauds. Among those who have surren dered and furnished bonds are Mayor Don M. Roberts, who was Indicted on six charges; Mark Myers, a leading business man; Qerhardt Mon nlnger, councilman; Charles H. Batt, city attorney, and John Roper, precinct committeeman. ' Theso were indicted Jointly with Dr. 12. T. Searing, James Harris, Graver C. Smith and Alonzo He! mlck, all of whom served as registration officials, for conspiracy. William Huffman, the tenth man, for mer councilman. Is charged with unlaw fully permitting and consenting to the re moval of ballots. House Democrats Rebuff Suffragists WASHINGTON, Jan. 21. Woman suf fragettes met another defeat today when the house rules committee by a tie vote of four to four, failed to report a resolu tion for the appointment of a standing . ...... I. . BRLenroot. reoubl.can. of Wisconsin Foster democrat, of Illinois - Wisconsin, ter, democrat, or Illinois, VUlIIUUIIi I Cl'UUtlUO,U, Ul JU11IUB. KI1U Kelly, progressive, of Pennsylvania, voted Ill iUtUt ut .119 ICfVHi IVCIllCBCUWUVUB Hardwtck of Georgia, Pou of North Caro lina, Cantrill of Kentucky and Garrett of Tennessee, democrats, voted against it. Mr. Lenroot then moved to report the bill without recommendation and all five democrats voted to postpone action on this motion. ! Senate Passes the Alaska Railway Bill WASHINGTON. Jan. 2I.-Hv a vote of 1 18 to 16, the senate passed late today the I . 1 1 ....... 1.111 .11 .1 .U - 1 D,lt Mill, UllCUllllfe. HIU ICQI- aeni to purcnase or construct i,a miles of railroad In Alaska at a cost not to exceed I10.000.0W. Miohigan Grand Jury Votes No In dictment Regarding Deportation of Moyer and Tanner. PROSECUTOR EXPLAINS WHY Says Statute in Question Did Not Apply to Their Case. NOT DRIVEN OUT OF THE STATE Left to Take Own Course Before Boundary of Michigan Reached. W. F. M. HEAD IS NOT SURPRISED Seventeen Citizen Named In Pre sentment, Which Cover Only the Aliened Assault an Federation Chief. HOUGHTON, Mich., Jivn, 24.-A "no bill" was reported today by the special grand Jury which has been Investigating tho alleged kidnaping and fordblo de portation of Charles 11. Moyer and James Tanner, officials of tho Western Federa tion of Miners, on the night of Decem ber 20. Soventccn citizens were named in the presentment, which covered only tho al leged assault on Moyer In Hancock. It duvelopoj that Special rrosccutor Nich ols did not seek on indictment for tho actual deportation of Moyer and Charles H. Tanner. Four other "no bills" In cases growing out of strlko disorders were presented. Ono truo bill was returned, but as tho j charge Is a felony, It was not mado ; public. Statute Does Not Apply. Mr. Nichols said lie had explained to tho Jury that, in his opinion, tho statute on kidnaping did not apply to tho de portation of Moyer and Tanner because the union men were not forcibly sent out of tho state, but wero left to take their own course this side of the istato line, because there could be no poialblo claim that there was any intent to pontine them against their will within tho state or to hold them In service outside the state. Twenty-seven witnesses wore examined in tho Moyer case and the Jury deliber ated over it for two days. Moyer Not Surprised. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Jan. 24. "I am not at all surprised," Bald Charles H. Moyor, president of the Western Federa tion of Miners, when told tonight that tho special grand Jury at Houghton, Mich., had"returned a "no bill" after Its Investigation of the alleged kidnaping of Mr. Moyer from the copper strike zone. "The personnel of the grand Jury was the-best evidence to us that there would be ho indictments returned against any members of tho Citizens' alliance," he said. Mr. Moyer said ho did npt care to mako any further statement until he had more particulars. He is here to attend tho convention of the United Mine Workers of Amorlca. Fourteen Seriously Injured by Fire in Big Cleveland Auto Plant CLEVELAND, O., Jan. 21.-Thlrteen firemen and ono workman were Injured and scores of other persons wero en dangered by flames, fumes and smoke at a fire today in the M. & M. Auto Supply company plant. Before the blaze was under control It had spread to several adjoining buildings. Tho total damago was $200,000. Ai. noon firemen had tho blaze under control, but it was still burning fiercely. The fire started from a gasoline torch being used by Frank Hall, who was seriously burned. Three women wero overcome by smoke and wcro carried from the Hotel Nor- man, adjoining the plant. Guests of the Colonial hotel were compelled to lcavo the building. ' Twenty firemen were trapped in an alley and their escape being cut off by falling debris. They were rescued by other firemen, but not bofore nearly all were overcome by smoke and out with masonry and glass. The Injured firemen Include, Assistant Fire Chief Charles B. Wyler, Captain M J. O'Brien and Lieutenants James E Dever and Walter Reld, Mayor of Portland Accused of Working the Police Overtime PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 2i.-Mayor II. The fact, that Colonel Georgo W. Goeth C. Albee wai arrested early today on a ; als Is now ready to accept the appolnt warrant Issued at the Instance of State I ment as pollco commissioner of New Labor Commissioner O. P. Hoff, charg- York City under certain conditions la Ing violation of the eight-hour law, held I said to have been due to Mrs. Theodore, by the supreme court to apply to all j Roosevelt, wife of the former president, public Institutions In Oregon. City Attorney W. P. LeRouche left at once for Salem, the capital, to begin habeas corpus proceedings before the supreme court for the mayor's release. Mayor Albee is charged with having violated the law by refusing to put the !mf" ....f '?r " " i.tu.. B!deraba addition to the police force and 1 Avi l U. 1. . , hJp of ,ne lre deIar,ment. Another Robber is Landed in City Jail Detectives Murphy and Fleming ar rived In Omaha last night with C. B. Rosaland, confessed member of the band of robbers, who murdered Henry B. Nlckell in Hazel McVey's resort, and J. R. Brown, who Is supposed to have served the bandits as a "fence." Rosaland, who was arrested at Spring field, Mo., is the second member of tne band, who has been captured. He made a full confession to the police last night, and was lodged in the city Jail. Brown was arretted In Kansas City, r" :Mmwmmmu , www m a urn 1 .. m j .. ... ssm'-ip: - mmnmw v illinium ii, w .jRyig. r-? d.kmtm Drawn for Tho Bee by Powell. GOETHALS WISHES TO QOITTHE CANAL Mayor Mitchel Says Engineer Will Not Accept Governorship of Zone. WILL ACCEPT NEW YORK JOB Cnnnl Ilallder Names Conditions Ca rter Which Ha Will Recome Police Commissioner of the Metropolis. NEW YORK, Jan. 21.-M Colonel George W. Goethals should bo offered tho posi tion of gove'rnor of the canal zone by President Wilson he will not acopt. This Is the Interpretation Mayor John Purroy Mitchel placed today on Colonel Goethals' present attltudo toward the police com- misslonershlp of this city, which has been tendered him. "If languago means anything," said the mayor, "Colonel Goethals will become i police commissioner of Now, York City, provided tho conditions which ho Im posed are fulfilled. I expect these con ditions to be realized," Tho mayor added that If occasion de manded he would go to Washington to see President Wilson concerning Colonel Goethals, nnd that ho expected at any rate to get In touch with the president shortly. Ho had no, official knowloJgc, ho said, of any intention on the part of the president to offer Colonel Goethals the governorship of the canal zone, but ho did expect that the president would grant tho colonel's proposed request for retirement from tho army. This he Inti mated would be tho subject to bo taken up with the president. The two conditions Imposed by Colonel Goethals are his retirement from tho army and tho enactment of legislation which will give the pollco commissioner power to removo subordinates without court review. "I have not asked the president to ro Uro Colonel Ooethals as yet," said the mayor In reply to a Question. "1 am willing to wait several months for the colonel I certainly never expected him to take tho position until ho has finished his duties In the canal zone." Mayor Mitchel was In conference with counsel today preparing a bill to be sub mitted to the state legislature giving the police commissioner tho power Colo nel Goethals desires. more than to any one else. Colonel Goethals was first approached on the subject by Mayor John P. Mitchel. No direct offer was made, but the colonel made It known that he would not ac cept. Mrs. Roosevelt visited Panama soon after Mayor Mitchel left and It is i '-rned that Colonel Goethals was con- ,iderlng the tentative offer made to him J bv tho mavor i ' Mrs. Roosevelt at once became Inter ested and talked with Colonel Goethals about tho New York police department, recalling Mr Roosevelt's experience when he was commissioner. She urged the colonel to reconsider bis determination. Wants to Leave Panama. Mrs. Roosevelt and Mrs, Ooethals also discussed the question. Mrs. Goethals, It Is understood, is anxious to leave Pan ama for good and told Mrs. Roosevelt so, and it was on her suggestion that Mayor Mitchel was urged to send an emissary to Colonel Goethals. Mrs. Gocthuls came to New York on the same steamship with Mrs. Roosevelt when the latter re turned from Panama. On her arrival In New York Mrs. Roosevelt communicated with Mayor (Continued on Page Two.) POSTOFFICE BILL IS PASSED Measure Carries Three Hundred and Five Millions. PAY FOR INJURED EMPLOYES Clerks, Cnrrlers nriil McsscnRers to Receive Yenr's Salary If Inca pacitated While They Are on Duty. WASHINGTON, Jan. 21.-Thei jKHtofflce appropriation bill, cnrrylhg a recdrd breaking total of J30GP000,M, was passed today by tho house. It includes additional benefit which extends to postofflce clerks, letter carriers, rural free delivery ,cwr rlers, mounted letter carriers and post offlco messenger, for injuries received on duty, full salary f6r one year, after Injury, with an additional half salary for another year If nocessary, and a 2,0W lump sum paymont in case of death. J.H Smith Says He is Only Stepson of Lord Strathcona NEW ' YORK, Jan. 24. James II Smith of Brookllne, Mass., said here to day that he was not a son of Lord Strathcona, lato high commissioner of Canada, hut only a stepson and that ho had not claimed any Interest In his step father's estate. Dispatches from Boston last night reported that Mr. Smith would seek to obtain recognition as Lord Strathcona'a son and legal heir. Mr. Smith said he was a son of Lady Strath cona by her former marriage. Lord Strathcona's only child and daugh ter, now tho wlfo of Dr. Robert Jared Bliss Howard, F. R. C. S., lives ill Lon don and is tho heir presumptive of Lord Strathcona by a special act of Parlia ment. "I have no interest In the estate what ever, nor have I claimed ' any," said Smith. "Mrs. Howard is entitled to It all und to the peerage as well." Crystal Palace in Glasgow Wrecked by T 1 , p T5 "U JLlXPlOSlOn 01 JjOmD GLASGOW, Jan. 21, A bomb outrage, believed by tho police to have been car ried out by militant suffragettes, today destroyed the extensive conservatory In tho Glasgow botanic gardens known as tho Kibble Crystal pulace. Tho great gloss roofs and sides ot the structure wero blown Into thousands of pieces. Many valuable plants were ruined. A caretaker succeeded In severing the fuae of the second bomb Just before the first one exploded. He had a narrow e.-iie irum wain ma inc oy point. struck by some of tho flying splinters of metal and glass. I-ootprlnts and rema n, of food found in tho bushes In the vlclmty of tho con - eorvtttory Indicate that tho perpetrators v. n. ,. u , u du.ko 11111 awaiting an opportunity to light the fuzes of the bombs. The National Capital Saturday, January 24, 1013. . The Senate. Met at noon Resumed debate on the AtaikAn rail road bill, with prospects of a final vote before adjournment. The House. Met at noon. Continued work on the postofflco ap ptoprlatlon bill. Radium hearing continued before mines committee. Railroad men urged the commerce com mittee to report favorably a bill requiring electric headlights on Interstate roads. PROPOSES LIMIT IMMIGRATION Miners Would Prohibit it All Labor Here is Em ployed. Unti! MOVE TO ABOLISH WAR Another Resolution Submitted Says International Conflicts Can lie ' Stopped .by Generni strikes. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Jan. 24."-Laws to prohibit further Immigration until all surplus laborers In tho United States are fully employed were favored by a rcso lutlon afloptod at the convention of tho United Mine Workors of America today. The resolution was introduced by tho Roslyn (Wash.) union. Another resolution expressing sympa thy for tho striking coppor miners In Michigan was adopted without dobate, Tho abolition ot International wars by means of a genera strike was proposed In a resolution introduced by Duncan Mo Donald of Illinois. The resolution was adopted nnd referred to tho International Mining congress. McDonald declared It was tho only method to stop International wars. Ho praised the work of Andrew Carncglp for International peaco, but said his plans wero futile. Ho doclarcd that tho burden of carrying on wars, both in monoy and life, fell on the laboring classes. McDonald presented another resolution Instructing the International officers to call on tho federal government to pur rVinaA r'nnl tn ttiA Im f lnahf n nnlv frnm mines where '.'miners aro employed eight hours a day and whero humane condl - tlons obtained," Tho resolution Btutcs that tho government for a number years has been purchasing fuel for the navy from nonunion mines of tho Vir ginias, Maryland and that vicinity. The resolution was adopted. The commlttco on resolutions, with the Pleted Its report today and tho conven - tlon adjourned until Monday morning. Charles H. Moyer, president of the Wcatern federation of Mlnei troduccd and the convention life's a Jolly Oooi Fellow." Western Federation of Miners, was ln- sang "For President John P. Whlto of tho United Miners ex plained that Mr. Moyer was, worn out by travel and that he would address the delegates later. Claude Taylor, president of the Michi gan State Fcdoratlon of Labor, thnnkol the miners for the aid they had given tho Michigan copper strikers. Hot In Limit Adrnenteil. NRW YORK, Jan. 24.-A new solution of the Japanese problem was proposed last night by Dr. F. L. Gullck, professor m the University of Dnshlsha, In Klota. ! jn a peech to the Bible Teachers' Train- ! jnB school. j "Let us treat the Japanese on the same , b(uIs nB otller nntonSi.. ,nM Dr. Gullck. I 1 ..,, tney w, be ,,. Dut ,et u J trcill tlle oth.ra wllh common sense, W,0l, ,1,-crees wo can every year asslml- lato of a given raco new members up to about 5 per cent of the total number of that raco already in the country, 1 "Under such a law, basing my estl- mates on the census, the Germans could immigrate fa the extent of more than 400,000, while only 228 Japanese could : come In. Yet it would satisfy Japan's pride, for wo would be treating It as we j treat the others." I POLK'S GREAT NEPHEW IS GIVEN JUICY PLUM NEW YORK, Jan. 21Fank I Polk, a greatnephew of President Polk, was appointed corporation counsel by Mayor Mitchel today. The position pays 116.000 a year, Mr, Polk Is 13 years old and a Yals graduate. IS Secretaries McAdoo and Houston Open Reserve Bank Hearing Ut the Nebraska Capital. DR. P. L. HALL PRESENTS MAPS Ease of Access by Rail is Principal Argument Advanced. ilADOO SEEMS TO BE SKEPTICAL Secretary of Treasury Asks Ques tions as to Relations with Omaha. YATES SPEAKS FOR GATE CITY Umahn Delegation llcRlnn Present ing Its Cne nt Trro O'clock IlnnUem from Many Points) In State Are Present. From a Btaff Correspondent LINCOLN, Ncb Jan. 21.-(8pecial. Telegram.) Every Indication points in tho regional bank hearing here today that Lincoln failed to make Its point as location for one of tho banks over Omaha. Nearly every Lincoln advocato admitted on a question put by Secretory McAdoo that the bulk of the business under discussion went to Omaha. A largo crowd, representing all points of tho central west, Is In attendance. Questions relatlvo to the "oustomary courso of business" wero asked by Secre tary McAdoo, und tho Lincoln men, who presented their claims first, admitted that business channels were porhaps In the direction of Omaha, but in opposition to tho trado lines advantage for Omaha, they declared, was tho case of access from Lincoln. Trade Trend Knutwnrd. "We haven't written a single lotter to outside banks because wo believed that this was not a political problem," said Dr. Hall. Then Secretary McAdoo Interrupted: "But Isn't tho natural trend of trado eastward, and Isn't Omaha or Chicago moro nearly a central location with re spect to tho ordinary channels of trade?" That was a samplo of tho questions asked by tho committee. 'Tho idea and spirit ot the law Is to mako these regional districts as nearly self-BUfflclont as possible. Now Isn't It a fact that tho district outlined by tho Llnooln delegation Is largely a borrowing ono7" asked Secretary Houston, of tho Department of Agriculture, who is hear ing tho applications with Becretary Mc Adoo of the Treasury deportment,, Dr. Hall admitted that ouch mlghe be the case. Ouiaua.'a Territory Larsrer. These mlicstlons and answers, every ono ot which Indicated that Omaha was a better location for the regional reserve bank than Llnooln. served to bolster up the hopes of the Omaha delegates. Tho territory outlined by tho Omaha delega tion Is a much larger and stronger one than that discussed by tho Lincoln as pirants. This fact, the Omahans believe, will bo a good point in their favor this afternoon. Maps and figures showing the volume ot business wero presented by Dr. P, L. Hall, president of the Contral National bank of Lincoln, who pointed out that Lincoln would mako a reservo center for an area extending over Nebraska, north ern Kansas, wostcrn Iowa, northwestern Missouri, eastern Colorado and jiortlons of Utah, Wyoming, Washington, Oregon nnd South Dakota and Montana. Attention was called to the fact that this area might bo(served by Kansas City, but It was pointed out that Lincoln or Omaha were in closer touch with this district than Kansas City, while the lat ter city might In turn servo a district to the south moro conveniently than could be reached to the north and northwest. Mall to Northwest. It was declared that mall facilities from tho west and northwest over the Uur!lnBton and, al" th Ilfcku I",and 1 ro"d" wcr8 botte nan Omaha had as I mall from those points could reach hero of!1;'1 o'clock in the afternoon, would bo answer would be on tho way before tho original lcttor would have reached Omaha, had it had to go that far. Dr, P. L. Hall, of the Central National bank of Lincoln, and national democratic ! mnUteeman from Nebraska, was tho first man to take the stand In favor of Lincoln. Dr. Hall talked along general banking lines, but was unablo to show that Lincoln was any better situated to (Continued on Page Two.) V Tango Togs Havo you learned the new dances? Have you the proper rai ment In which to dance them? This is the season for all kinds of social festivities and dancing is bo much a part of tho evening's program thut if you aro not properly prepared you will find yourBolf very much a wall-flower, Tho new dances have brought in now styles in evening dresses, evening slippers and hosiery and oven hair ornaments havo been changed to be in harmony with the now effect. You can't afford to be be hind in theso matters. Look over the advertisements In The Bee and other good nows papers and you will see that the reliable merchants are ready to provide you with whatever you require. Never wore dances and danc ers so critically watched as now. Make sure of tho success of your evening' outing by reading The Bee advertising columns and profit by their suggestions in buying what yo need.