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THE NORTH PLATTE SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE.
HS OF HE WEEK
CONDENSATIONS OF GREATER on
A BOILING DOWN OF EVENTS
National, PolltlcaJ, Personal and Other
Matters In Drlef Form for All
Classes of Roaders.
Consideration of rural credits leg
islation as begun by a sub-commit-tee
of tho house banking and cur
Chairman Burnett of tho house Im
migration committee, hns Introduced
tho immigration bill which Former
President Taft vetoed.
Mrs. Wilson entertained several
hundred guests at the first musical of
tho winter season in tho East room
of tho White House. Owing to an at
tack of grippo tho president was
unablo to attend.
Secretary Lnno has announced that
tho classification of public lands as
irriglblo or non-lrriglble, In conformity
with tho administration of tho 320
aero homestead laws, In being accom
Tho average pay of ovory man, wo
man and child In tho United States
who works for wages or a salary will
this year bo close to $G10. In 1000
tho averago pay was only $479, and
thirty years boforo that but $370.
There will bq a community Christ
inas tree on tho broad plaza at tho
oast front of tho capital Christmas
ove, with high government olllclals
.participating In tho festivities and tho
United Slates Marino band furnishing
Under the now tariff act, which
wont Into effect December 1 and which
allows woolx to bo Imported free,
tliora has " been released 468,000
pounds. It Is estimated that 4,680,000
pounds wore held awaiting tho change
In tho tariff.
Ropresentntlvo Hcnrloy of MIbboutI
will ask tho houso to take Immedlato
action on his resolution proposing
that tho United Statov join In suspdn
sion of naval construction, according
to Winston Churchill's suggestion to
tho Ilrltlsh parliament.
Secretary Lano has recommended
to Prcsldont Wilson tho restoration
to entry of about 487,000 nqres in
throo counties in Washington. Those
lands woro supposed to contain largo
coal deposits, but It has been found
on iamlnatlon by tho United StatoB
geological survoy that tho deposits
Harmony among representatives of
all sections of tho country marked
tho session of tho National Rivers
and Harbors congress, in tenth annual
session. All tho spooches, whllo toll
ing in each Instance of t,ho particular
needs of a certain state or section In
wntorway improvomfent, breathed a
spirit of broad nationalism.
A warning that tho United States
would bo confronted with a critical
situation in case of war becauso of
tho Inability of tho army to obtain a
fiufilclcnt numbor of men from civil
life capable of piloting aeronautical
machines Is glvon by Brigadier Gen
eral George P. Scrlvon, chlof algual
-ofllcor, In his annual report.
Tho register and recolvor of the
land ofllcos at Juneau, Alaska, banded
down a decision on Novombor 28 In
tho' case of tho United States against
"Wilbur W. McAlplno and othorB, rec
ommending that twonty-ono .coal
claims of tho Bo-callod McAlplno
Kroup of 200 on Cook InloL Alaska,
bo bold for cancellation becauso of
"Stick to tho farms and keep out
of politics," waB tho admonition glvon
to flomo twelve hundrod boy and girl
corn-growers from Ohio by Speaker
Champ Clark at a reception tendered
" tho young farm oxperts at Washing,
ton by tho Ohio congrcgntlonnl dele
gation. Spoaker Clark declared that
tho farm was tho propor place for
men and that legislators who amount
ed to anything In this country, woro
either born or brought up In rural
Tho Standard Oil company has an
nounced in St. Louis a reduction of
half a cent In tho price of gasoline,
tho third reduction which tho com
pany has mndo In St. Loula In the lust
Harry Halght, an Industrial Worker
cf tho World, arrested at Rockford,
111., for attempting to hold n Btroot
meeting, has threatened to ask head
quarters of tho Industrial Workora of
ho World at Patorson, N. J., to Bend
epoakcrs to Rockford to aid In freolng
tho Lackawanna railroad trust pay
a 2,000 flno for transporting Its own
ley to feed mules in Us mines. That,
In tho opinion of tho supromo court,
was a violation of tho commodities
clause of tho Hepburn law.
Fourteen cltloB In Massachusetts
havo hold municipal elections.
Tho transport Prairie, bearing 7C0
marlncB, has nrrlved at Pensacola
Officers and wnrohouse3 of the
Hlcka company, wholesalo grocorn,
Shrevcport, La., were burned with s
loss estimated at $150,000.
An Inventory of the estate of Mich
acl Ellas Rice, tho wholesale drj
goodB merchant who died at St
Louis recontly, ehowed Its. vnluo to bf
A fund of 1500,000 which tht
Knights of Columbus of tho country
have been collecting for more than
two yoars for tho Catholic university
at Washington has been closed.
John P. Jnckscn, labor commission
er of Pennsylvania, requested tho de
partment of labor to uso Its ofllcofl In
an effort to settlo tho strike of 3,000
garment workers In Philadelphia.
Mrs. Mlna Finger of Santa Barbara,
Cal., Bald to havo been tho only worn
an In tho United States pensioned
for porsonal services during tho Mex
ican war, has died. She was 87
Tho loss of tho power schooner
Mary Sachs, an auxiliary vessol of tho
StofnnsEon exploring expedition in
tho Artie Ico off tho coast of Alaska,
will not provent tho expedition carry
ing out its plans, provided tho other
thrco vessels escape
Thoro are affiliated to tho Ameri
can Federation of Labor 118 Interna
tional trado unions, with their 27,000
local unions, thirty-six Btato federa
tions, 537 city central bodies and 650
local trado and federal labor unloiiB
having no Internationals,
Arguments in defense of the state
law ouabllng farmers to pool tholr
tobacco woro made to tho supremo
court by Attorney deneral Gnrnott of
Kentucky. Thomas Malono, a Mason
county farmor. has attacked tho law
A now labor organization, bound by
Its constitution to oppose strikes and
uphold tho arbitration method of set
tling disputes and to favor a gradu
ated, rather then a uniform, wage
scale, was chartered In tho circuit
court at Kansas City recontly.
Fourtoon of tho eighteen copper
mine strikers arrested, chargod with
firing on deputy shorlffs at Palnos
dalo, Mich., wero released at Calumet
becauso tho deputies could not Iden
tify them as members of the party
Which attacked them.
F. D. Coburn, socrotary of tho state
board of agrlculturo, said tho fall
sown wheat In Kansas aggrogated
8,580,000 acres, tho largost acreage in
tho Btnto's history. Ho placed the
condition of this whoat at 97 per
cent tho highest since 1900.
A. A. McCormick, president of the
Cook county (111.) board, sent IiIb
porsonal check for $8,GG8 to tho coun
ty clerk, requesting that tho money
bo usod to meet 317 mothoru' pension
warrants which aro due. Tho county
othorwlBo would bq unablo to pay.
It costs 39 cents to distribute $1
worth of food In Now York City, Tho
bureau of food supply of tho Now
York association for Improving the
condition of tho poor hnB been con
ducting a cost-oMlvlng inquiry, and
has made public a ro'port showing
that Gl conta roprononts tho coBt of
food on ltB arrival at tho tormlnnl
markotB In Now York, whllo tho rest
of tho consumer's dollar Is divided
botwedn wholesaler nnd retailor in
tho procoss of getting tho food to tho
Tho groat wlrelcaB station 500 foot
high, nonr Hanovor, Germany, has
been greatly damaged by a stwrm.
Nearly 20,000 minors In South
WaloB aro idle through tho spread
of tho Great Western railway strike
Tho French govornmont has ap
pointed a. , commissioner general to
roprosont Franco at tho Panama-Pa
clftc exposition nt San Francisco.
Six of tho conspirators recently ar
rested and convicted of plotting tho
ovorthrow of Japanese rule In For
mosa havo been sontonced to death.
Tho Germnn government parties in
tho relohstag havo agreed to appro
priate $125,000 for German participa
tion In tho Panama American exposi
tion at San Francisco In 1915.
Dr. Joseph Horzllold, a Boilal-domo-cratlo
mombor of tho Gornun parlia
ment, asked tho government whether
It had decided e Investigate tho ro
tations of "tho Anglo-Amoiicnn tobac
co trust" with tho German clgaret in
dustry. Tho disaffection among the staft of
tho British postofflio, nearly 100,000
of whom recently threatened to Btrlko
at Christmas for an lncreaso of pay,
lu finding oxprosslon In acts of wilful
destruction of government property.
The tuberculosis statistics of Ger
many show a groat roductlon In tho
mortality which has boon particularly
marked In hospitals and homes for
consumptives, having droppod within
slxtoon years from thlrty-ono to
tUo por 1,000. It la thought this la
duo to tho open air treatment.
LOBBY INVESTIGATORS HAVB
ABOUT FINISHED WORK.
WILL MAKE NO SOGGESTION
Representative McDonald Will File
Dissenting Report Which Will
be Much Stronger.
Washington, D. C.TI10 houso com
mitlee which has been Investigating
tho charges of lobbying at tho capltol,
has decided upon a report which will
commont soveroly upon some of tho
facts disclosed In the Inquiry follow
ing tho published nccusatlons of M.
M. Mulhall, former agent of tho Na
tional Association of Manufacturers.
Representative McDonnld of Michi
gan, tho progressive member of tho
committee, will fllo a dissenting re
port, although ho agrees In tho main
with tho statement of facta set forth
by tho majority of tho comraltteo.
'Tho majority report Is confined to a
statcmont of tho facts, including ox
cerpts from tho testimony and cor
respondence concerning tho opera
tions of tho National Association of
Manufacturers, and to formal con
clusions, couched In many cases In
Tho dissenting report of Represen
tative McDonald, whllo not different as
to tho main facts disclosed by tho
Inquiry, goes considerably furthor. It
sots forth that unless the popular
branch of congress is kept above sus
picion tho balanco between the logls
latlvo executive and judicial branches
bf government Is endangered; con
tondB that if is tho duty of congress
to fearlessly iiposo and to apply tho
most drastic remedies, particularly
as there 1b broadcast a suspicion of
conditions in congress.
It urges tho need of reform in tho
legislative methods of the house, a
simplification of tho rules, publicity
for all committees, a well ordered
system of docketing In committees,
abolition of tho party caucus, n sys
tem of registration of lobbyists and
penalizing attempts to brlbo or other
wise Improperly Influence legislation.
The report further declares that the
alleged lobbying under Investigation
was a battle botweon tho vested and
labor lntrests and arraigns tho so
called Workmen's Protectlvo associa
tion as a pretext for machinations of
lobbyists. It statis that tho disclos
ures a fcw dayB after President Wil
son's public charge of Improper In
fluences at work on legislation
brought overwhelming proof of the
need of tho inquiry.
Fate of Passengers Unknown.
Donver, Colo. Denver continues to
omergo from its dcop covering of
Bnow. Warm sunshine and tho work
of 2,000 men with shovels, succeeded
In opening several of tho street car
lines to traffic and many men and wo
men returned to their homes for the
first time since tho storm. Railroad
traffice also was , greatly Improved,
though still far from normal. Tho
fato of tho passenegra on a Colorado,
Crlpplo Creek & Florence train,
Bnow-bound at ono of tho highest
Rocky mountain passes, Is becoming
critical. It Is not known whothor
rescuers who started out on snow
Bhoes and skis havo roached tha train
with provisions. Every effort la bolng
mado by snowplow crews to reach
the snowbound train.
Feeling of Unrest.
Vera Cruz. Many Mexicans havo
arrived hero from tho capital In tho
last fow days. Thoy report a fooling
of uurcst thoro, Fow Americans aro
coming. Tho American consul at
Tamplco, Claronco Miller, reports
that ho has received advices from tho
consular aognts at Tuxpam that largo
fodoral ro-lnforcements havo arrived
thero and that tho robol forces under
General Agullar aro moving north
ward. The consular agents say that
tho presence of tho American war
ships has had tho effect of chocking
Insurgent depredations nnd recom
mends that thoy bo retained In
definitely, Falls Dead In Pulpit
Lincoln, Neb. Deacon Eugcno C
F. Kommcror of tho Baptist church
and prominent In tho organization,
had just risen to address a meeting
of doacons ovor which ho was presid
ing Sunday when ho topplod over
doad. Tho occasion was a special
prayor Bervlco during which ho had
shown no indication of bolng 111
Hoart disease was glvon as tho cause
Rumors of Mexican Loan.
Mexico City. Thoro Is a well an
thenlcatcd report that' General Huerta
baa been assured u loan of 750,000
pesos by nn American corporation
with Mexican connections.
Asks For Pure Drug Ruling.
Washington. Solicitor General Da
vis appended In tho supromo court re
cently with a brief urging an interpre
tation of tho puro food laws to re
quire labels on so-called hoadncho
curcB to stato tho presence or deriva
tive of hnblt-forming drugs.
Go Down With Steamer,
aiocKiioim. forty-six lives wore
lost by tho foundering of tho Swedish
stoamor Mnlmborga, off Bodo, Norway
Tho Bteamer loft Narvik, Norway, No
veiubor 27 for Rotordam.
BRIEF NEWS OF NEBRAOKA
An ico and cold storngo plant to
cost 12,000 will bo erected by cltl
zens of Tecumseh.
Quarantine haB been declared
against olght or ten homes In Morrill
on account of smallpox.
Charles Johnson was found dead In
his room, at Lincoln, tho result of
asphyxiation by escaping gas.
O. F. Frcnzen suicided at hlB home
In Bcnkclman by hanging. No causo
for tho act has been discovered.
Farmers around Tobias havo organ
ized a Socloty of Equity, with a mem
bership of forty on tho charter.
David Croft, said to bo tho oldest
Odd Fellow in tho Btato, having Joined
tho order in 1853, is dead at Superior.
Tho Stanton militia football team
defeated tho West Point High on tho
Stanton grounds by a score of 17 to 0.
John Kerr, accused of burning his
store at Roseland In order to set tho
Insurance money was cleared by tho
Tho Deshlcr firemen will hold their
annual banquet December 11. Their
annual ball will bo given Now Year's
Methodists at Hastings, Sunday,
celebrated tho forty-third anniversary
of the founding of the church In that
The big social function of the sea
son at Fremont was the annual char
ity ball, over 300 couples being In at
tendance. J. S. Grlflln of Barnestown was
stricken with paralysis, dying from
its effects without regaining con
Tho Tecumseh military band netted
over $200 from tho presentation of tho
"Ticklers," a concert and minstrel
Frank Howe, a bridge carpenter
was struck by a Missouri Pacific
train while at work near Auburn, and
Rev. J. W. Sapp, pastor of tho Chris
tian church at Nemaha for a numbor
of years, has been called to Smith
Somo miscreant stole the glass con
tribution box of the Children's Home
society from tho lobby of tho post
office at Seward.
Tho flour mill being built by tho
Farmers' Elevator company at Au
rora will be ready for operation In
tho early spring.
Harry Sharp, a 10-year-old Burwell
boy, was badly cut and Injured when
a horse he was riding ran Into a
barbed wlro fence.
Tho Mount Vernon Cemetery asso
ciation at Peru has just completed a
neat little chapel near the center of
tho cemetery grounds.
Dr. J. A. Norden. secretary of tho
state veterinary association, was bad
ly Injured when his auto ran over a
dog near Nebraska City.
Mrs. J. R. Cox, a poultry raiser at
Pawnee City, suffered a loss of 132
fowls by theft In one night recently.
Thoy woro all thoroughbreds.
A. C. Wheeler, 73 years old, of Fair
bury, fell twenty feet from the top
of a windmill when a support against
which he was leaning gave way.
Hebron will light up with twenty
four flveglobe boulevard electroliers,
and will ask tho county commissioners
to put a clustor about the court house.
William J. Griess was Instantly kill
od at Sutton when his clothing caught
In tho flywheel of a gasoline engine
and his chest was crushed before the
engine could bo stopped.
Tho greatest religious revival In Its
history has Just closed In tho M. E.
church at Stockvllle. Eighty-two per
sons professed Christianity, among tho
business and professional men.
Rev. II. W. Robbert, who has been
pastor or tho Tecumseh Gorman
Lutheran church for ,the past few
years, has resigned the charge and
accepted a call to tho church at
Frank O'Connor, nt Harrison, was
badly hurt from tho caving of tho
walls of a cistern when tho cement
gavo way, crushing him boneath It.
No bones were broken, but he is suf
fering from bruises.
Tho proposition on water works
bonds at Morrill carried with flfty
nlno votes for and fifteen against.
Tho Sacred Heart parochial school
was dedicated at Hebron on Thanks
giving day. BosldeB tho Impressive
dedication services, a banquet and
dance were held at the new school
When tho big water tank at Scotts
bluff was being filled tho engineer was
unablo to stop tho pump, and the
added water pressure caused tho
tank to explode. Iron hoops and bits
of wood were scattered over an aero
C. E. Adams of Superior has re
ceived a shipment of 3.G00 pounds of
civil wnr projectiles which ho pro
poses to uso to beautify tho parks at
Threo-months-old James Whltmer of
Lincoln Is In a serious condition from
tho effect of a blow on tho head with
a stick of wood In tho hands of his
Indu Prakas Banerjl, who camo to
Lincoln recontly to pursue studies at
tho stato university, is tho second stu
dent of tho University of Cnleutta,
India, to como to tho Nebraska stato
The annunl show of tho Dodgo
County County Poultry association
will bo hold at Fremont, December S
to 12. President Johnson says that
1,200 birds will bo entered.
Nebraska suffrage women dedicated
tholr new stato headquarters at Lin
coln and hold n public reception for
their guests. Mrs. Ada Wallace Un
run of Portland, Ore.
Mrs. Mny Collins, need 45. wan
found domi tn iir h,i ,f , ,
Mrs. Martha A. Walte at Lakovlew
near Lincoln, by members of the fnm-
Uy who attempted to call her for
DATES FOR MONTH
GOSSIP FROM STATE CAPITAL
Items of Interest Gathered from Re
liable Sources and Presented In
Condensed Form to Our
The extension service of the college
of agrlculturo announces that tho De
cember dates have been Bet. Meet
ings will bo hold at thirty-two points
in tho stato, making a total of fifty
three days' work for the mouth.
Thirty of those points aro farmers' in
Btituteo and two ot tho points are
Tho department Is hnvlng to refuse
many towns making requests for tho
Bhort course work. It Is Impossible
to Bccuro suitable short courso in
structors, hence some towns which
are ready for the work have to bo
denied for the time being. Tho short
course work is meeting with a great
deal of Interest and Is undoubtedly
tho logical outgrowth of the farmers'
Lewlston W. D. Dlnnls, December
Dlller Adam Gretzlnger, December
Wisner J. H. Emley December 11
West Point Henry Graunke, De
cember 12 to 13.
Weeping Waor-C. W. Hutchins,
Union G. W. Cheney, December 18.
Havelock J. T. Graham, December
18 to 19.
Springfield Ben Schobort, Decem
ber p to 20.
Hordville W. Llndahl, December
15 to 16.
Polk C. E. Giauque, December 16
Stromsburg E. M. Swanson, De
cember 17 to 18.
Rising City G.
bor 18 to 19.
Weston W. J.
19 to 20.
C. Wallace, Decern
November Short Courses.
Central City December 8 to 12.
Exoter December 15 to 19.
Revision of School Laws.
Tho commlslon named by Governor
Morehead to submit a proposed revi
sion of tho school laws met in the
stato superintendent's office with tho
Collowlng members present: Presi
dent, James E. Delzell, Lincoln; sec
retary, Edith A. Lathrop, Clay Cen
ter; Supt. N. M. Graham, South
Omaha; Supt. P. M. Whitehead,
Gothenburg; Supt. Charles Arnot,
Schuyler; Supt E. M. CHne, Geneva,
and William Ritchie, jr., Lincoln.
Addison E. Sheldon of the legislative
reference bureau appeared boforo tho
commission by special request, and
was asked to present statistics which
ho had gathered from every state in
the union regarding the general trend
of new school legislation. Tho com
mission decided to Issue limitations to
farmers, labor organizations and
other Interested citizens and school
people throughout tho state, asking
for suggestions relative to the revi
sion of tho school code.
Many Convicts Seek Release.
Opinions In the applications or four
teen convicts who are soeklnir rn.
) lease from tho state prison have been
written by E. G. Maggi of tho parole
and pardon board. In all of them tho
official has recommended that clem
ency bo denied. Part of tho men aro
second termers and are subject to
parole, but Mr. Maggl believes all of
them should remain In tho pen longer.
Others are third termers nnd these,
according to Mr. Mnggi, should serve
well on toward their maximum terms
boforo they are let out. Seven of the
fourteen applicants were sent up from
May Increase Capitalization.
Nebraska corporations more thaiT"a
year old may Increase their capltallza
tlon without application to tho blue
sky department, according to a ruling
made by tho attorney general. Like
wise where companies of any kind Is
sue stock for sale only to" their Incor
porators they are not required to ob
tain a permit under tho provisions of
the blue sky enactment.
Gave Inmates a Good Feed.
Stato Institutions observed Thanks
giving day by providing good dinners
for the inmates. At tho stato peni
tentiary the men wero allowed the
freedom of tho yard from 8 to 10
o'clock. At tho latter 'hour a member
of tho Gideons held service at the
chapel, but attendance was optional.
At 12 o'clock a bountiful dinner, con
sisting of frankforters, mashed pota
toes, cabbage and plo was served. At
2 o'clock tho Inmates wero allowed to
attend tho minstrel show.
Visits of stato weights and meas
ures Inspectors to a North Platte mill
disclosed that sacks thero had been
filled with half a pound overweight
during full-day runs for an estimated
twenty-six week period. On the basis
of tho 600-sack dally production six
sacks a day have been given away, or
936 sackB In tho entire time. At $1.20
a sack tho miller thorofore donated
more than $1,120 to his customers.
"And that's why I haven't been ablo
to buy an automobile," tho miller Is
said to have assorted when tho find
ing was mado known to him.
NEWS FROM STATE HOUSE
Governor Morehcad hns nnmod a
committee to arrango for a state cele
bration of tho 100th anniversary ot
The board of control has awarded
a contract for a new laundry building
at the Mllford Industrial home for
women, to cost $3,995.
Harry Marowltz, at the ago of 23,
was admitted to practice before the
Nebraska bar last week, and Is said,
to bo the youngest lawyer in tho state.
The state board of control has
awarded contracts for improvements
nt the lnstltuto for feeble-minded
youth nt Beatrice. The aggregate of
the contracts Is $7,443.
Thirty-eight counties in Nebraska
have applied for farm managers or ag
ricultural demonstrators to avail
themselves of the new law authorizing
county boards to provide aid when It
New commissions are being issued
to nil captains, lieutenants and ma
jors of the national guard In order to
keep tho record straight and so tho
men can havo them handy In tho
event of war being declared with
Remarkable tests on "LaMay," on
of tho prize Holsteln cows, which tho
people of tho stato own, and which is
a member of tho state farm herd, havo
just been concluded. In a year this
"bossy" has produced 18,700 pounds of
milk and 733 pounds of butter-fat
tho total production at prevailing:
prices being valued at $1,1GG.40.
Lincoln. Prof. C.iD. Leo of tho
University of Nebraska experiment
station is arranging a unique moat
display at the mid-winter meeting of
Organized Agriculture at Lincoln,
January 19-23. Tho sum of $90 In
prizes Is offered and there will be lec
tures and demonstrations concerning
the curing, cutting and purchasing of
Perusal of an abstract of Johnson
county property, which he has Just
sold, led Labor Commissioner Pool to
tho discovery that a former vice presi
dent, Adlal Stevenson of Illinois, had
once been In possesion of the same
house and lot. 'His ownership existed
from 1870 to 1877. At tho time J. H.
Presson, now recording clerk in the
executive offices, was county clerk ot
Silas A. Harris, Arthur Marowlta
and George Christofferson, all of Om
aha, and J. H. Sherwood of Oxford, J.
C. Qulgley of Valentino, and H. H.
Campbell of Osceola have been admit,
ted to practice by the state bar com
mission. According to Secretary An
derson of that body this class passed
a higher examination on tho whole
than any previous body ever exam
ined by the bar authorities.
Seven railroads doing business in
this stato gathered In nearly $2,000,000
moro from Nebraska operations duf
ing the past fiscal year than during
tho fiscal year of 1912, according to a
resume mado of the reports filed with
the state railway commission. Tho
total business for the fiscal year ot
1913 equaled $52,545,584, while for
1912 it aggregated $50,606,696.
Eleven beaver hides woro seized on
Fred Black's large ranch, south of
Thedford, by Deputy Game Warden
Bowers. It is claimed that Black's
permit had expired, but this Is a quos
tion which will havo to be submitted
to tho attorney general for explana
tion. The animals wero caught on tho
Dismal river and one of them weighed
seventy pounds. The hides are worth
$6.50 to $13 apiece.
In the eighth annual debato of the
Central Debating league (Illinois,
Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and Wis
consin universities) the University ot
Nebraska representatives meet teams
from Minnesota at Lincoln and from
Iowa at Iowa City on December 12
the Institutions Nebraska did not
meet In 1912, when It was awarded
the decisions over both Wisconsin
and Illinois. Nebraska's team at
home will defend the affirmative and
her tdam at Iowa City tho negative of
the following immigration restriction
proposition: "Resolved, That Immi
gration Into this country should bo
further restricted by means of a liter
Ono hundred and flfty-slx non-profit
sharing corporations havo sent in
their dollar bills and been awarded
Immunity from the penalizing clauso
of tho corporation tax law. Tho In
stitutions include churches, lodge
building societies, commercial clubs,
bauds, athletic clubs and organiza
tions of that charactor, Thirty-five of
the corporations aro from Omaha and
South Omaha. All of those which
havo not paid thus far aro bolng listed
with tho attorney general so that the
latter official can proceed against
them for t
Shippers who order refrlgeratoi
cars In the future will bo compelled
to pay for Ico furnished In tho evenl
that they do not finally uso tho cars.
The request of various roads haa
beep approved by the railway com
mission. Tho Ice will bo sold at tha
rate of $3.50 a ton.
Nearly 1,000 people attended tht
minstrel show given by tho "shutlns''
at tho punltentlnry Thursday evening.
A largo number of autos wore parked
on tho open space In front of the penitentiary.
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