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BARKEY TOJLADHDRYMEN 2Sationl President Urgei State and 1 Local Organizations Gt Under -Win; of Big Auocifctin. GAMBLE URGES CO-OPEEATION If tb, laundry men ot the smaller towns will not support their lori sssoclstlon ml tate aaoelstlons, the time I proha My eomlnc when tbey will not tx sV )nred to partlclpste In the 1vnUts f tbe national aasoetetloti wnrli. arrort livc to J. A. Barkey of Oilcaio, president 1 cif tbe national association, who epoka Thefore sixty Isundrynen .ft the atate at (the Hnnshsw resterdsr at the opening jneetlhf f the "Nrbraaka Laundnrera aa Moclatlon eohvmtlon. Mr. fiarkey did not make thle a a threat, he averted. Alo, e Mid. he could not aar that It would true, but he mad U a a. prediction. "I par $30 a, year local duo. for asso clatlon work In CMcssto," seen-ted Mr. Eartey, "and I'm tickled to death to do ' ft, reallatng the benefit we get from -oclatlon work. I "If the Mundrjrmen at the smaller J1 , or any rlaee, will not support the association work, the time U likely coin tor when they win not he allowed In the vtatlonal association. Those who have supported .It for years will continue to smppert It and tboas will be left out for irood wTionwwe.havs bad to dra lntfrom presx to" j'eaj ' ' . "When -a Uundrynian eomea Into my efflha'from. shywhsr te ttf me. I ,ank V for his 'state-or national association card. pf It te- found. Hi at he has neither state Ivor national memhrhlp, we'll he too fcusy to see him. ITS must show that he is dolrr fcotnethlnir for the state or na tional tsaoctaUen work -or ha better, stay kerne." . Talks Cfctaes Rirla.lon. Mr; Barker av a renew of Some of (be work done before conerees In the way of eektaf farorable legislation, and as serted that now- tor tba first Urn the laundry buslness.bas been put on the map In ooneresa. He) discussed Clllnee : ex ' elusion, and declared that on -the 4,030 mllea of border between the United States and Canada ths government has six In spectors to keep the Chinese frqrn eroas Jn the line Into the United. State. He advocated the approval coat system of (he national association for every , laun dry office, as he aald In his own'Maundry they never knew what were tbe Items on which, they made money and what were he ones on which they lost money until they Installed this cost system. : '. ' J. W. Gamble, president of the Omaha Manufacturers' association, made a brief talk on co-operation. He urged co ope ratios with employes and with other laundry . men. He asserted - It taken a ' higher type of man. today to run any manufacturing establishment than did some. years ago, and that la general em ployes am working In far .more sanUtary aurreundtdg than they did formerly. .i- Cnafldeaen ta jarryv Fran I. Ringer, commissioner of the Ktsi Jkffanufactarers' association, spoke on legislation, lie touched on the mint mum wage bill and asserted il.sv Jerry (Howard, who Introoude the bill, la sincere and honest In his, belief that It s a pood thmg, bat thai as a matter of fact labor unions and, manufacturers are ' agreed , that minimum wag would become niefcl -mum-wage, Ad therefore Is bad. Ve dei clared . the minimum wage eommtwlon' bill to be bad also, as It proposes to allow the commission to go Into a plant with ,the powtf-ef arurt to haul employee before) It, question them about the busi ness and eonJItloos and then prescribe' a wage that must be paid those employe. Soma amy Uuadry men snd men of ' ' allied trade wtie present- at the first ,day"s meotng. fTliey came from some twenty-five' cities knd towns In Nebraska ,and ether states.' Members were 'present from (Alliance, Broken. Bow, Fatl City, aiasUnga, Kearney, Lincoln, North riatta, ' Omaha, O'Neill, Bouth Omaha, Orand .Island ahd Beatrice. ' Members of allied trade were, present from ' Chlcago,i Milwaukee, Syracuse, Khenandoah, Wyandotte. Mlt h j St. Ixwl,. ClW-lnnatl. Omaha and Cedar Itsplde, with' guests from Chlcsgo, Bloux City, Council Bluffs, Oreston and Cedar Rnplds. m A cabaret dtnher and entertainment' by the Omaha LAindWer' club w given at the Henahaw hotel In the evening. Offi cers ars to be elected today, and a num ber' of papers are to be read on subjects relating to the laundry business. AUTOMOBILE REGISTRATION LAW IS SENT 0 NITS WAY ' (FYom a Staff Correspondent) LINCOLN. March li.-HCpecteU-Tlie new and comprehensive automobile regis tration law, Jerked back from the com mittee of the whole In the senate for .speclflo amendment, waa reported out again today with several changes. The ecretary of state's fee la reduced from to to 25 cents. This Is to take care of the number, the law requiring a nw one acbVaar. Tbe bill has passed the house and will probably pass ths senate without opposi tion la its saw form. CARRANZA FORCES UNDER HERRERA ARE DEFEATED WASHINGTON, March Defeat end complete rout ot the Carranxa forces under General Monclovlo Herrera by the convention troop of General Rosalio nemandes at Oregano. southwest ot Piedra Negra. wa reported today to th Vlllaete agency by the military com mander at Picdraa Nefraa. . .Legislative ' Proceedings Bill Keeeaaaaeaded Pass by th aaate Cwaaaalltea C th Whale. II. It--. Crtnklaw of Antelooe Hx rntpta eltte sod town under a.uutf from th female labor law. , II. H. isi, &loaviy of Lancaater Makes It unnecessary (or clerk to report on order of sal where ho Incumbrance ex ists. H. M. S3S, T-aryaster County Delegation Provides for the mowing of waoda In Lincoln on five days' notice. It R. Iki, tiayburn stricter weed mowing law. Mak It duly ot road over seer and makes complaint unnecessary. If. K. r'. itegan ot Platte Kelteve state auditor of duty of furnishing sup pi) and record books to county vlorss. Hills raaeed by Hawse. H- Tt 4?, the Ri'-hmond-Rroome bill providing (or an annual publication ot perawiai tax Itais In awsapeis. li. K. TT--The aeneral IrlKiignrM hill. It R. lvi, l-ar-n iTovirira that any .county may establish a workliouan when the question haa 6i b siiltnillcu when voters sod ra in ltd by theio. Ayea, ., Iia'.s, . . H. R. M. Negley Repeals act of W13 providing for gas fmnrliiM- election at Om.ali. Ayes. M; Nays. I. i If. it A Parrlott ho.ulis district Ju.t'S to erder In v,n , miicm of bribery or trjury lu connection ith the trie! 4 tbe tiiveiiKaUa to be iuad l-jr tii county atUrneva. Ayea. M; nays, . GREATER OMAHA ' ' BILL PASSES HOUSE ' WITH AMENDMENT Continued from Pass One.) with the election commissioner of the count v In whirJi such metropolitan city l located, and the proclnmntlon ahull (Ix the rinlo for holding stnh spclsl elec tion not less than thirty nor more than sixty daya after the filing; of surh procla mation, and such election commissioner shall have power and It shall be hi duty to conduct and fully provide for the hold ing of such special electKm-ln all sucn aijolnlna- cities and vlllairen and in the metropolitan city, the cost of holding such election to tie borne by the respect ive cities or villas' proportionately, and the vote thereat shall be canvassed by such election cornjnlssloner snd the result thereof certified bv him to the (covernor. Amend section 2 bv striking out lines 1, 2 end S end nil of line 4 up to snd pre ceding the words "the city," and Inaertinir In lieu of the mntter stricken out In said section t the following: "If st such an election a malority of the combined and total vote cast In all such municipalities be In favor of such consolidation then such consolidation ehnll he deemed adopted, snd the governor shall Issue a r reclamation declaring- and proclaiming he consolidation of such municipalities to take effect ten days after the filing of such proclamation bv the governor In the office of the city clerk of the metro politan city. Messhers Change Their Totes. ' The roll call on the bill had not pro ceeded far before it was apparent that the bll would pass and that If necessary enough vote would b secured by changes 'to Insure Its passage with the emergency clause. The wot showed fifty- four for the bill In Its amended form and forty-two against Cronln of Holt started the changing with a speech that Indicated that other would follow. He aald that while opnoeed to the bill, still a It appeared that an nexation would oome anyway, he believed that the only thing to do waa to place the emergency clause on and give the people of the entire territory a chance to participate In the election. . , Changes came thick and faat and In a short time .enough shifts were reported to make the vote seventy-two for tbe bill to twenty-five against with three mem bers mlsalng. " Several explanation were made, one by Hynek of Saline bringing down the house. It was) a follow: Wishing to explain' my vote, as senate nie no. j is a vicious ana unmercuui piece of keruskatii Ihm sunuksr tl tare olwers if sultsn of Turkey, and you ail Know wnnt mat means, wnen tn auitan of Turkev sees a nice woman ha slmnly annexes her Into his fsmtly. That Is Just what Omaha la doing with Pouth Omnha, and says, "Come en, you nice little things. I wsnt you. What do you little thlnics think about It? I know you are verv much opposed to It as It Is undemo cratic snd against home rule; tnererore I vote "no." Meara of Wayne said that he had al ways been In favor of forcible annexa tion and a this amendment meant the tame thing he would azote "yet." ' ' tiraaln Marriages, . Cronln referred to th epsstage ot the bill a "a maniag that has been per formed without th bride' consent," and said that Inasmuch as th ceremony had been performed over hi protest ha would help to make the emergency clause so that th bride might have om voloa In (ha management of th household. Jersy Howard, who live at South Omaha, voted for th bill and aald he did so "for th ' benefit' -of th .oppressed laboring class. In South Omaha, who are treated Ilka aarfg."- V v " - Meara, In easting his vote for th bill, said h did not ' pretend, that he was voting for horn rule, but ha wanted everybody-!t now that he understood he was voting for forcible annexation. Wood hurst asserted that "he was for a Greater Omaha aad he ant)dj to see the lime "when Lincoln will be a suburb of Omaha." : Among the Douglas county delegation eleven of the twelve member. voted for- annxatlon. and- Barrett, the only on holding -out against it changed his vote In order. to add the emergency clause, saying: . 'Believing that each city or village hould by a majority vote ot such city o village affected determine sunk local and domestic duestlon as this, 'and as title bill a amended does' not contain this provision, I therefor,: vera no.v ' .' ' tieta lata, Bead Wacroa. . TVhen1 the changes were madu Barrett ent up th efollowing: Inasmuch as this bill has received fifty five votes and that consolidation must take place. 1 feel that It is my duty to give the people of the annexed territory the. rtuht to participate In the comiug municipal election of the greater city, I therefore change my vote from no to aye, so that the bill may pas with the emergency cleuse. Palmer of Iouga county who opposed the bill In commute of the whole, said he had had a hard time to deride what he should do. Living In Dundee, but representing the whole Douglas county and believing that a majority of the house wa committed to annexation, he said be would make the beat of a bad situation by voting "ay." Th vote en S. F. t wa taken about Tht St or BROWNING 7 v GEO. T. WILSON, Mgr. Something New! v Something Different! 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Dau Pruesedow " Kherman Klnwlund Fester Oornily Horrme.ister llostettler Howard Mnwarty Hunter ilutton.. . Jeary Kaurrman Koch Iaiiounty Lnnltrun Larson Liggett Sara Anderson (Hold) Llndsey ' Harrett Matteaon Hatee Mejraenhurg Hrarit Mockett Charubers Nutxmsn (Thurston) I'arklnaon Clayburn Regan C'onler Relfenrath Cronln Ilelsner Jlafoe i Itlleschk TXUbey Rudlsell Kvana as Fox Heott Fries Hlevers Fuller ."Inrtelar Fults . Hmtth Oreenwalt " hnvder Harris rorenaen Hornby Htema Hvnek Htelnmeyer Klme Taylor 43. Knrff When It was apparent that the bill had pasaed, changes came rspidly, the following changing from no to ye: Anderson (Boyd) Kims Barrett Matteson Rrant Nutscsn Ciaybunr Reianer Cronln Rudesll Kvans flevers Kox Kterns Fuller Tsylor Harris AMEND CITY LIGHT BILL TO BUY PLANT (Continued from Pago One.) tnrlatcr ssked rather pointedly where Palmer aot the amendment Ther was no reply to this question. Mr. Trumble denounced Palmer amendment a a subterfuge. IJe said It would not hind the water board to pur chase the plant If the appraisers had fixed the price. Power Now Vested. II railed attention to the fact that the Omaha city commission now haa power to regulate th crates of the electric light Company.-. If a bill were brought In to cut th rates square In the middle Trum- blo said h would support It, but he did not favor auch bill a this one, which give the company no protection what ever. He asserted that the electric light plant at Omaha paid lea than 10 per cent on Its aesesaed valuation last year. "t hv served two term In the legisla ture and I never took the floor In behalf of the corporation," said Mr. Trumble. f'l never met any representative' of the Omaha Ulectrlo Light company until It attorney appeared before my committee. I have not received any telegrams asking m to aupport or oppos this bill. Opposes Coaf IscaUloa. i "I. am her to protect man' property against confiscation, t ara not la favor of a law giving lh Omaha Water board control over. thle. matter, because nobody regulate th .Water board, fwould favor a bill to condemn and take over the light ing il ant "but tbls Is not a municipal ownership proposition. It I simply munic ipal confiscation by the Water board." Mr. Druesedow, supporting th bill, said th Water board members were subject to recall and In view of the faot that Howell was beaten by 4,008 ovtes In Douglas county- last tall lit his rac for governor,' Druesedow did not think there wa much foroa In th talk about build ing up a political - machln to control Douglas countv eleotions. ' ' ' Mockett. tor the Dill. A speech for, the bill was made by Mr. Mockett, who aald that Lincoln' experi ence In operating a light plant In connec tion with its water system had been suc cessful. It charged that the corporation run Omaha and goutti Omaha by working together. Mockett admitted that he did not believe tn municipal competition with a private utility, except a a last resort He thought auch ft business ss furnishing electrlo light In ft community should be ft monopoly. " ( ' Bom figure furnished by th Water board were auoted bv Mockett to show that the coat of electricity at a certain resilience In Omaha 1 twice a much a It would be tn Lincoln, but Mr. Trumbl of th Town KING & CO. N A called attention to the fact that this was at the home of Senator Saunders, the in troducer of senate file , who had eighty lights In his house, necessitating extra alirng to carry the load. Haater Opposes. Mr. Hunter took the floor against th bill and showed that the city of Omaha now haa full power to fix rates for eleo- trio light, to puritfiase the plant or ' to build a competing one, as It may see fit If th crtjr commission refuses to act said Hunter, the people themselves can Initiate an ordinance for any of these things. He did not believe In extending the power of the Water board, claiming that this simply contributed to building up a political machine. "Isn't the power la the hands of tbe people of the water district?" asked IJlmer. , 'City Caanatlaaloa gheald Rale. "No, It hasn't been by any mean," re I lied Hunter. "All th people do I to elect th board members for six year. The Water board is continually on bad terms with the Omaha city official. If you'll take the control away from the Water board and vest it In the city com mission. I'll support the bill." Mr. Chamber while speaking for the bill wa Interrupted by Mr. Trumbl with this queatlon: "I th manager of your Omaha Water Our present displays of Spring Fashions again bring into prominence the great care which this store exer cises to make certain that the new styles it offers shall not only be new but right. We endeavor, that this element shall characterize every fashion found An any part of the store at any time. A Wonderfully Complete Showing of Ready-to-put-on Apparel Saturday's display being the result of a special effort to make our Bef ore-Easter Displays extensive and at tra: tive. . Hand Tailored Suits at $29.50 and $35.00 , . Suita so clever in cut and line that they have the un . mistakabl air, of elegance sought by the woman who ' desires an element of the different in her costuming; t ' Possessing the rfftyle and . appearance of very et.' pensive tallored-to-order suits. . Besides representing an actual saving of dollars -to our patrons, who furthermore know beforehand exactly . how becoming the new suit will be. This showing includes tailored and novelty styles in blues, black, white, tan, sand, putty, black and' white, checks and imported mixtures. No Extra Charge for Alterations. Our Suit Prices Range From $19.50 to $85 Beautiful Dresses For Spring Modifications of those quaint costumes of 1830' so different from so-called .modern modes, but never theless charming. 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I that its passage Is not desired In order that the people of .Omaha can have a municipal electrla plant" but simply a a meant of wielding a , club, political or ' otherwise, over the Omaha Electric Light company. Discussion during the afternoon session covered ttrtrcb the same ground and when a vote was demanded on the amendment by Palmer there, was little opposition. Senators Take Layoff Until Next Monday .(From a "Staff Correspondent) : LINCOLN, ' March (fpeclul.)-The senate adjourned, thle morning until I o'clock Monday. Th adjournment wat contested, but Inly by those member who are unable to reach their home during the week-end by reason of th distance. Those In favor of th adjournment THOMPSON, BELDEN COMPANY"' The Vogue of Separate Skirts Gaining in favor from day to day, and one does not wonder why when they have seen the new models. Ours is a varied selection of the newest spring fashions, one of the most popular being the Golfine Skirt. The Store for Shirtwaists (Original.) 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It Is explained on the theory that the machine that number th page waa out of order. .Several .volume were found to' have been mlanumbered In a certain place, The hav been returned,. The error has necessitated eras employment of a man to examine each volume, lie has gone through 609 volume up to the present . STATE AUDITOR TO MAKE . AUDIT OF WATER BOARD (From a Staff Correspondent.) LINCOLN. March ! (Speclal.V-House roll No. 282. which provide for the audit We Are Prepared to Show You Original French Models and ..... t Smart English and Tailored Effects Also Our Own Exclusive Designs , for Street; and Tailored Hats Combining the latest and best foreign ideas with those of our own creation: rv - Our i stocks of , merchandise are complete in every detail. r- ) of the account of the Omaha water d trict by tbe state auditor, waa reported out of the senate standing commltte today. Savsral bills of a similar nature have been held up waiting tbe dleposk tlon'ef this one, Douglas Member .. Thanks the House (rmm ft Staff Correspondent) LINCOLN, March 19. (8peclal Tele gram.) nepresentatlvo Richmond of Douglas arose near the close ot today's easion and felioitiously expressed te the members of the house the thanks of the Douglas delegation for the patient anl intelligent consideration given the big bills affecting Omaha and Douplas county in the present session. "I realise," Mr. Richmond said, 'that you have other sffairs to deal with In this legislature and I feel that I am ex pressing the sentiments ot the great ritv of Omaha and all the people of Douglus county when' I telt you that your verv patient indulgence is deeply sppreetated. You are the best men I ever saw Sitting In a' legislature.' V A going business can be sold quickly through The Bee' "Business Chances." Smart Accessories Through a wise selection in accessories, the pos sessor of many a simple wardrobe has achieved reputation for being - al ways fashionably dressed. . 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