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TJir. OMAHA PATTA' IIEK: TUESDAY, JANUAKY 27, 100.1.
U rerr (6m tha remit tf sever wetting, which brines
on a wild, trrliip ' brin-hiti, on I if nerlM-iwl It tcxnv-V V i'INX
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It bftii cursl roughs on 1 colds for fifty years.
Ixs. in 1 pTecth e rem"ilY r m wnl pure Ton In
Mrs, Imviila I'HtiT, t. 'urnrsril, Iiulinna, savs
'Ir. Bull's Cough Wyrupcanuot bo beaten fur coughs and
Thousands of suc'i let'em are rooelre.1 telling rf tho
remnrkchl" run mvlc bv 1'r. Hull's 1'nuirh Hvrtip, which
la Jd by all drui;guta. . io certs a large bottle.
Torre b none juat as good as " Dr. Euil'g Couph Bynxp,"
wliii h lint cured fir f0 ypnn, Cl'ouji substitutes sold by
iinrtiUu drtctrWH for i-roCtmdvdj not cure ami con
Wn inmrlouiincrfvlniM. HEK THAT YOU GET TliB
i-Af. K'AOK vrira tui; "BL'LL'ti head' o.v tuk
trkd to amend the resolution by giving the
rhlrf rlerk power to discharge au nnifloyo
r,r ofnrrr.' Tho niti given bjr both men
for th-!r prep-sIMc-uj was that Incompetent
and tnaccurnte work Is b' lng done and that
some steps should be Itikc-n to stop It. A
rumbor of members here Joined In the
(horn against the employes for bad work,
but the Good and Orcpg motions weut to
the table, It being thought that they atii,ed
at depriving the speaker of his pre-oira-.
tlves. Tb .speaker slated that he would
tromptly let cut any man not competent.
Thl:i question of employes studied lh flume
v hlch was arising ovrr tho printing mat
ter and t'jere were soiiie real Interesting
doings about that time.
Invent Ipnte the Contract.
"A committee was appointed by this
bouse some time ago to see that bills were
printed In their regular order," put In Bur
gcsB of Lancaster. "Now 1 want to know
what that committee has done along this
linn. I know one thing; It has not suc
ceeded In having this order carried out.
nilla ore not pointed In their regular order.
And another thing the printers who
snatched this contract sway from the house
are not complying with that provision
which enjoins upon them the duty of re
turning' all bills within three days. To my
certain knowledge many bills have been
rnd are now being kept out five or six days.
I want this thing corrected."
This seemed to tickle all aroi'nd. Nel
ton of Douglas then swung high to the
left and landed his faithful sledge squarely
on the anvil.
"1 certainly want to add my protest to
what baa been said about the Inaccuracies
in printing," said the chairman of the Ju
But Mr. Nelson found his chief source
of complaint in tho poor proof reading that
has been done.
After Rouse of Hall bad delivered a
short speech on the subject and Sweesy of
Adams had put In a couple of healthy jabs,
Sears of Hurt brought matters to a cli
max by Introducing a resolution provid
ing that the judiciary committee be In
structed to investigate tho printing con
tract and determine whether or not it is
binding on the house. Mr. Sears, Uk'e
many others, took the position that the
house had been robbed of a right when
outside parties made the contract for Its
ow'n printing.' '
"That Is our printing, and I believe we
are the ones to let this contract," said
the tall sycamore from up the woods. "Out
at -any rata, I want to be satisfied on this
point. I wsnt this committee to
determine the point. . I want to know . if
this house can't tnajk, mora satisfactory
rontract. I know one thing, that the print
ing board and party of the second part did
iiot make thia contract for our health.
And I 'won't be entirely satisfied until my
fund of information is Increased."
The resolution was adopted. .'
In connection' with this printing contro
versy it may be of interest to state that
had the opponents ef the Howell-GUbert
water works bill not been on the alert the
downfall of that tueasuro might have been
accomplished, Before this. It contained a
very serlbus defect when It was, as the
Lowell bill, being acted on by the ' senati.
Tha title and the body, of the measure
vera at variance and as the- bill passed th
nenate it was absolutely illegal,
"That is why," said a friend of the bill
itnd a member of the Douglas delegation,
"we have taken steps to have the Gilbert
Mil substituted for the Howell bill in the
Uouse. - That bill was absolutely Illegal, as
it was acted on in the senate. This was
due to an error either In printing or proof,
reading. It is true, but that would not have
cut any figure had the .measure been then
. attacked." - '
Kennedy of Douglas, the only democratic
member from Omaha, made his first ap
pearance 1q the; hoase this afternoon, hav
ing beon detained because of illness.' Mr
Kennedy was presented by Ten Eyck and
sworn in by Speaker Mockett. The chief
Justice Ind the associate justices were out
of the city and the- lawyers of the bouse
decreed that tho speaker had the right to
perform this function.
Rouse of Hall has introduced In th.
bouse the bill providing for participator
by Nebraska In the Louisiana Purchase ex
position at St. Louis In 1H04. It maker
provision for the appointment of a boarr
of commissioners by the governor to look
out for the state's interests and appropri
Omaha labor unions arc against the pas
sago of H. R. m, Introduced by Reed of
Nemaha, to modify the present exemption
laws. Gus Hollo, a member of the Omaha
.Central Labor union. Is here to fight the
bill. This morning ho la quoted & &lug
"The bill Is Intended solely to help the
grocers' trust. It esonc'. be of service to
the laboring man. Tho grocers claim thai
the bill will do away with the losses In
curred by giving credit to men who never
psy snd thereby reduce prices, but thi
clslm is too thin. Every grocer keeps a
blue book In which Is the record of his
customers. I! a customer has a reputation
of falling to psy his debts be will be ro
fused credit,, so you see the measure will
be of no benefit In that direction. It will (
do away with tho protection which the ex
Individuality of Design
is a characteristic of
while sterling quality of -material
and sincerity of
workmaruhip are guar
anteed by the Gorham
trade-mark. The cot is
i brines Jt J X
A . i T . . V
It's ft harm-
a d.iv. X
eruption law has given to the family of the
SENATE COMMITTEES SLOW
rraetlenlly Jio Bnslneaa Transacted
. on Account of Failure to
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Jan. 26. (Special.) The sena
tors evidently did not spend Sunday In
committee meetings. Not a committee was
ready to report this afternoon and conse-
ouently very llttlj work was done. Senator
O'Neill of Lancaster csllcd the attention
of the senate to the slow prepress of the
committees. After a talk by President
Harrison on tho need of the eom-nlttees
getting together, the senate adjourned
until 2 o'clock tomorrow, the Intervening
time to be devoted to committee meetings.
The senate went Into a committee of the
whole to discuss blfls on tho general file,
with Meredith of Saunders In the chair.
O'Neill's bill to prevent the employment
of elevator conductors under 18 years of
ago passed the committee of the whole
after a lengthy discussion. Hall of Doug
las moved to amend to make the age limit
14, but this amendment was lost.
S. F. 34, a Joint resolution to memorallze
congress to establish the status of the
First Nebraska militia, passed the com
mittee of the whole. "
The committee of the whole was 'dis
solved and Its report adopted by the senate.
A recess of fifteen minutes was taken to
get committees ready to report.
Senate adjourned at 4 o'clock until 2
mils on First Reading:.
S. F. 115, by Sheldon of Cass To amend
section 1032b, chapter x,, title 80, Code of
Civil Procedure, tenants to be responsible
for reasonable dangers during pendency of
S. F. lib, by Hastings, of Butler (by re
i quest) To provide for abllihlns a pub-
lie road to and from lands surrounded or
pnui uui ircilll tt uuuu ruuu in en lam
HOUSE HAS LIVELY; SESSION
Printing and Honae Employes Fur
nish Topics f or D
bate. . .
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Jan. 26. (Special.) The
house, after a recess since Saturday noon,
convened at 2 p. m. today the beginning
of the fourth week of the twenty-eighth
session. It immediately took up Governor
Mickey's message on the Dietrich land-
leasing bill as the' epeclal order.
After the reading of the governor's mes
sage the resolution submitted Saturday by
McAllister of Deuel waa read and num
ber of resolutions on the subject intro
duced. But on motion of Sweesy of Ad
ams, consideration of the entire subject
was deferred until 10 a. m. Tuesday, be
cause of the absence of ao many mem
A resolution by Jones of Otoe provided
that the' house' flatly reject the request of
Nebraksa's congressional; delegation that
the legislature petition congress for tbo
passage of the Dietrich bill, and that in
stead the house recommended the defeat
of the bill. The McAllister resolution, for
which this one was offered as a substi
tute, favored action In line with the rec
ommendations of President Roosevelt and
Junkln of Gosper offered a resolution
condemning the practice of fencing graz
ing lands as wrong and calling upon con
gress for their immediate removal.
Herron of Antelope introduced a resolu
tion favoring the holding of public land
for the purpose contemplated In the home,
stead law, and providing tor an Increase to
two sections to each homesteader of arid
and aeml-arid lands. '
Shelly of Douglas was the author of a
resolution providing for the recommenda
tion by this legislature of the adoption of
President Roosevelt's plan that a commis
sion of experts be appointed to investi
gate the condition of leasing and fencing
grazing lands and aubmit Its report to
Ten Eyck of Douglas at this time an
lbunced that Kennedy of Douglas was pres
ent for the first time this session, having
been detained by Illness and moved that
iio be sworn in. The speaker named Ten
Eyck, Sears of Burt and Good of Nemaha
to wait ou a Justice of the supreme court
to administer the oath, but all the justices
being out of the city this function waa
performed by Speaker Mockett.
Prlntlnv Matter In.
The committee on public printing here
reported. In compliance with previous in
structlons of the house, that the contract
for printing bouse documents was let by
Auditor Weston, Treasurer Stueffer and
Secretary of State Marsh, as tho State
Trlntlng Board, to the Stste Journal com
pany at $1.34 a page for 500 copies, as com
PRred with $1.18 last term, providing for
the return of bills in their order and
within three days after their delivery and
a penalty of $25 for each breach of con
At this juncture general discussion
arose over the house printing contract,
which resulted in the adoption of a resolu
tion by Sears of Burt that the house judi
ciary committees be Instructed to examlno
the contract let by the 8tate Printing
Board to the State Journal company and
report as to its legality and binding effect
This discussion came up when Good of
Nemaha submitted a resolution that all
officers and employes of the hous be made
amenable to the chief clerk, which resolu
tion was sought to be amended by Gregg
of Wayne, glvlug the chief clerk power to
discharge any Incompetent employes or
officer. Both members explained that the
object of their motions was to correct cer
tain, inaccuracies la the printing of bill
and house journals.
Wilson of Pawnee thought this would be
encroaching on the Speaker's prerogative,
and finally both amendment and resolution
were tabled, having, however, induced
step to accomplish the desired result. -
During the period of discussion Speaker
Mockett stated that be had appointed sev
eral employes, uuknowa personally to him,
on the earnest reroniniaadattoa of friends,
and that it be became satisfied of the in
competency of any employ and. had the
power he would discharge him. It waa
XL V.V,M( 3
generally conceded the spesker possessed
H. R's from 110 to 119 Inclusive, by
Gregg of Wayne, relating to schools, were
recommended for pSKenge.
H. R. 28. by Hathnrn of Red Wl ot, for
the relief of Russell F. Loom Is, was also
recommended to pass.
H. R's. from 214 to 226 Inclusive were
given their second reading.
These bills wore read the third ilme and
S. F. Sr.. by Fries of Valley, substituted
for II. U. 6, by Oregg of Wayne, at lst'ee's
request, reducing from $100,000 to $10,000
the investment Of normal schools before
they shall be authorized to Issue teachers'
The houso adjourned at 4:10.
11. n. 227. hy Morsm in. Jr. To require
sworn qualifying ptrtements by signers of
ll.iuor dealers' bonds.
II. H. 2-. by Douglas Maklns It a penal
otT-ns-' to receive, rum en 1 r buy nnv Imrse.
live stork, mule, row, sneer, bull, heifer or
enlf, of any value, or any other perwonnl
rropity of the vnlue of J "' or more, which
lias been stolen in another s-ate or terri
tory of the 1'nlteil States, knowing the
Bame to have t ern stolen.
H, R. hy IjukI:is Requiring fnloon
to remain closed throughout any election
H.' TV' 230, by Douglas To nmrr.d section
1113 of the Crlmlnnl Code, relutlng to in
juries to fencep, gHtes, etc.
K. H. &il, by House To provide for the
participation bv the state of Nebraska In
the Louisiana Purehase exposition, for the
appointment of s state board of rommls
Bloners by the governor; to provide for a
notification by the governor; to provide
for the reimbursement of each member of
suld bosrd, for hotel, traveling and Inrl
dental expenses; to provide for a state ex
hibit at said exposition; to define the duties
of the board of commissioners In relation
t.ereto; for the payment of salaries to em
ploves ami for the appropriation of 175. Ouo.
il. It. 2.1-', by Thompson (by request i To
reduce number of secretaries of State
Hoard of 1'harmscy from five to three, and
their dally compensation from $o to $2, re
quiring seven years' experience to secure
certificate as registered pharmielst. Instead
of three years, and reducing certlticate fees
from $2 to $1.
II. R. 233, by Hathorn To raise limit of
prhoo! taxes In rltlcs from 25 to 30 mills.
H. R. 2.15, by Hathorn Relating, to the
otlng of school district bonds.
H. H. 234, by Hathorn To Increase levy
for dlxtrlct school purposes from 25 to 30
mills on tho dollar: emergency.
IS LEASE BILL OR NOTHING
(Continued from First Page.)
made for the proper care of the stock in
transit. The National Live Stock associa
tion. In a recent convention, approved the
pending bill and secured its favorable con
sideration by tho houae. The humane so
cieties of the country are uniting In op
position to It. They have presented state
ments from some of the largest shippers of
live stock In the country in support of
their assertions that cattle cannot be car
ried for forty-eight hours on cars without
serious Injury. The shippers of Omaha,
Kansas City, St. Louis and Chicago are
opposed to the measure and will add their
protest to the objections made by the hu
mane societies. The indications are that
tho bill will be allowed to die In the senate.
Gathering Irrlscntlon Statistics.
The acceptance by congress of the prin
ciple of fedoral aid In the construction of
irrigation In the western states has given
a great Impetus to every industry in that
section of the country. The people of the
eastern states are Just beginning to realize
the opportunities offered In the territory
to be opened up. Aa the proposition do
velops a tide of immigration will inevitably
set in and this region will become one of
the most populous and prosperous in the
country. With large areas cf reclalmable
land and plenty of available water Ne
braska especially will be benefited by the
The actual work of surveying, locating
and constructing reservoirs and other Irri
gation works will be done Ijy'the geolog
ical survey. In order to obtain a 'better un
derstanding of the present extent cf Irri
gation, the location of the areas Irrigated
and to gain other Information useful in
this work, the Fifty-seventh congress au
thorized the director of the census to bring
down to date the irrigation statistics ob- i
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tained in 1900 by that office. Letters of
inquiry and schedules are now being sent
out to secure the necessary information.
All Interested In irrigation should answer
as fully and as promptly as possible any
inquiries they may receive, so that the
merits of the various sections of tbe coun
try may become known. Irrigators who do
not receive blanks within a reasonable
time should notify the census office at
Washington and they will be supplied.
It is Interesting to note in this connec
tion bow much it will mean to the coun
try at large to have the arid lands of the
west reclaimed. According to the census
of 1900 the total Improved farm area of
the United States was 414,800,000 acres. It
Is conservatively estimated that the re
claimable area is not less than 60,000,000
acres. Its reclamation, therefore, will add
nearly one-eighth to the actual crop-pro
ducing area of the country and will exceed
by a liberal margin the tillable land of all
the states, excepting New York, on the
Atlantic coa3t from Maine to Florida. Al
lowing forty acres, the average size of ir
rigated farms, this area will make 1.250,000
farms, or a little less than one-fourth the
number In the United States in 1900. The
occupants of these farms will add directly
to the population 8,250.000 and indirectly In
the accompanying mercantile, professional,
manufacturing and Industrial classes at
least 3,125,000 more, a total Increase in the
population of the United States of 9,375,000,
or nearly 124 per cent.
The figures of the last census show that
tbo works required to Irrigate 7. 263. 273
acres cost $64,289,601, an average of $8.85
per acre. At this rate the expenditure re
quired to reclaim the area proposed would
be at least $450,000,000. After the govern
ment has performed Its part there will bo
no delay by the farmers 1 carrying on the
work. While tbe initial expense Is enor
mous, it Is not comparable with tbe value
of tho crops which will be grown on the
lands reclaimed. The total cost of all the
Irrigation works in use in the country Is
only three-fourths of the value of the crops
produced each year on irrigated lands.
Attorney Oeneral F. N. Prout of Ne
braska is In Washington for the purpose
cf arguing the Rock Island Injunction case
before the supreme court.
Upon motion of Senator Klttredgo, Ed
win R. Wlnans of Sioux Falls, S. D., was
today admitted to practice before the
United Slates supreme court.
nontlne of Departments.
Chester E. Conner of Charlton. Daniel
N. Clark of Albla, la., and Robert D. Gird
ner'of Brltton, S. D., have been admitted
to practice before the Interior department.
Ray A. Blakley was today designated as
a member of the rivll service board for the
Esthervllle (la.) postofflce.
Postmasters appointed: Nebraska Frank
J. Winter, Bailie Mills, Knox county, vice
O. McBytrs. resigned; Bessie Cowdrey,
Thompson, Jefferson county, vice 8. J.
Wahl, removed. Iowa-rAlva A. Andrews,
6rwal, Wayne con?My. - ...
The Congress Coost ruction company, of
Chicago was today awarded tbe contract for
the construction of the Norfolk (Neb.)
postofflce at Its bid :of ?3.550. It Is to
complete the work In slxteeu months.
' The Omaha National bank of Omaha was
today approved as reserve sgefct for the
First National bank of Arlington. Neb.
Eeicut. No tin.. ! ray.
Your druggist will refund jour money It
PAZO OINTMENT falls to cure ringworm.
tetter,- old ulcers and sores, pimples -and
blackheads cn th face, and alt skia dis
eases. (0 cenla,
TELL TALES OF CIVIL WAR
Nw York Confederate Camp Holds Annual
Reunion, and Banqntt. .
SOLDIERS PRAISE OPPOSING LEADERS
Lee, Lincoln and Dnvls Held Ip na
lllnh-.MIndedl Men Actuated by
Idea They Believed to
NEW YORK, Jan.' 2S The thirteenth
annual banquet of the Confederate Veteran
rump of New York, held tonight at tho
Wcldorf-Astoria, was made memorable by
eloquent eulogies of the great figures of
the south and the north during the civil
war by men who had fought In the arm
ies opposing them.'
Charles Francis Adams of Massachusetts,
a soldier of tho uuion, responded to the
toaBt of "Robert? B. Lee," and Colonel
Henry Watterson, a toldier-of the Con
federacy, paid a tribute to the character
of Abraham Lincoln. The .third toaBt to
Jefferson Davis Wis responded to'by Will
iam Hepburn Russoll, formerly of Mis
souri, and now commissioner of accounts
of New York city.
L'pward of 500 comrades of the camp and
their guests were present, ant the pres
enco of many Women lent, brilliancy to the
Commander Henry E. Owen presided,
with Mayor Low at his right and Colonel
Watterson at his left.. Others at the guest
tuble were: ,
Ororge 11. Taylor, commander at Ham
ilton uost; J. ndward Oraybill, president
Georgia society; Oeneral A. S. Karnes,
commander Lafayette post; Colonel Sam
uel D. Paul, lieutenant commander C. V.
of New York; August Van Wyck. president
Southern society; Roger A. Pryor, .regent
Virginia society; D. L. Snodgrass, former
chief Jusllro of Tennessee; .lames It. Park
er, past Commander C. V. of New York;
Oeneral Thomas l. Ilubhard of New Eng
land sorlety. Walter fl. Ixigsn. regent Em
pire Slate Sorlety Sons of American Rev
olution; Rev. Ororge 8. Haker, chaplain
O. V. of New York, and Rev. Nevltt Steele,
president of Maryland society.
The opening toast to "The President and
the Army and Navy of the United States
a Prince Among the Rulers of tho World
and but the Servant of a Free People"
was drunk standing, amid great ap
plause, the orchestra rendering "Hall, Co
lumbia." This was followed by the toast
to Geiieral 'Lee, "Nature Made Him and
Then Broke tho Mould."
Lee Uentleiuau In War,
In responding Mr Adams said:
Reckless of llf to attain the legitimate
ends of war Lee sought to mitigate its hor
rors. Opposed to him at Oettysourg, I here,
forty years later, do him Juutire. No more
creditable order everr Issued from a com
manding general than that formulated by
Robert K. Lee ue, at the close of June,
he advanced on a war of invasion.
"No greater disgrace," he then declared,
"can befall the army, and through it the
whole people, than the perpetration of bar
barous outiages upon the innocent and de
fenseless. Such proceedings not only dis
grace the perpetrators and all connected
with them, but are subversive of the dis
cipline and efficiency of the army and de
structive of the ends of our movement. It
must be remembered that we make war
only on armed men." Lee did not, like
'J'illy and Metac, . exhort hla followers to
kill and burn, to make war hell. He did
not proclaim that he wanted no prisoners.
He Old not enjoin It upon his soldiers as a
duty to cause the peojwe of Pennsylvania to
remember they lad been there. J thank
neaven he at least was still an American
and not a Tilly nor a Melac.
While war at -beet fs bad. yet lta neces
sary and unavoidable badnees.wns not in
that campaign enhanced. In scope and
spirit Lee's order' was observed, and I
doubt if a hostile-force ever advanced in
an enemy's country or fell back from It In
retreat, leaving behind it less cause of hate
and blttefnttHt 4han'dld the army of North
ern Virginia in .hat memorable campaign
which culminated at Gettysburg. Because
he was a soldier Lee did not feel it Incum
bent upon him to Aroclalm himself a brute
or to exhort his (oTlo.wers to brutality. . . ,
One word more and I have done. Some
six months ago. In a certain academic ad
dress at Chicago, is callod to mind the faet
that a statue, -of ..Oliver jL'romwell now
stood in the yard V'if Parliament house in
i jjoiiuou, uiiHe iu torn iiimuiiu jtaii ui v tini.
P11" 'rora the root of wmcn nis eevereo
head had once looked down. Calling to
mind the strange'ehanges of feeling evinced
by the memory or that grinning skull n.id
the presence of that image of bronze--re-meraberlng
that Cromwell, once traitor and
regicide, stood now conspicuous among
England's worthiest 'and most honored!
asked, Why should It not also in time be
ra with Lee? Whv uhould not bis efT.srv.
erect on his charger and wearing the in
signia of his confederate rank, gaze from
his pedestal across the Potomac at the Vlr-
Slnla shore, and his once dearly loved
ome at Arlington? He, too, fs one of the
precious possessions of what Is an essential
factor in the nation that now is and is to
My suggestion was met with an answer
to which l would now make reply. It was
objected that such a memorial was to be
provided for from the na'.lonal treasury,
and that Lee, educated at West Point,
holding for yeara the commission of the
United States, had borne arms against the
nation. The rest I will nof here repeat.
The thing was pronounced Impossible. -
Now, let me here explain myself. I never
supposed lost Robert K. Lee's statue in
Washington would be provided for by an
appropriation from the national treasury.
1 did not wish It; I do not think it fitting.
Indeed, I do not rate high statues erected
by act of congress, and paid for by public
money. They have small significance.
Ieast of all would I suggest such a one in
the case of I-ee. Nor was It so with Crom
well. His ef!ly is a private gift, placed
where it is by act of Parliament. So,
when the time la ripe, should It be with
Lee, and the time will come.
This was succeeded by the rendering of
the "Bonnie Blue Flag" and songs .of ante
helium days' by Mrs. Holllngsworth Wat
kins, formerly of Louisiana.
Lincoln's t-ove for Sooth.
In responding to tbe toast to Abraham
Lincoln. "He Was Not for an Age, but for
All Time," Colonel Henry Watterson said:
Jefferson Davis, than whom there never
lived, in this or In any land, a nobler
gentlemun and a knlgntller soldier, de
clured that next after the surrender at Ao
pumattox, the murder of Abraham Lincoln
niaue tne darkest day In tne cultndur for
the soutn and ihe people or the south.
vnyT necause air. iavis nan come to a
knowledge of the mugnaiilmlty of Mr. Lin
coin s heart and thu generosity of his lu
if Lincoln had 11 vd there would have
been no era of reconstruction, with its re
pressive agencies and ouuresaive leulsla
tlon. There would have brn wanting to
the extremism of the time the cue of his
taking off to spur the eteens of vengeance,
for Lincoln entertained, with respect lo
the rehabilitation of the union, the single
wish that the southern states "should come
back borne und behave themselves, and If
he had lived he would have made this wish
effectual, as ho made everything effectual
to which ne seriously addressed himself,
His was tbe genius of common sense, of
perfect intellectual aplomb. lf sprang
from a southern pedigree and was born in
tne souin. ii Knew an aDout the Couth,
its institutions, its traditions and its
From first to bust throughout the angry
debates preceding the war, amid all the
passion of the war Itself, not one vlndic.
live, proscrlptlve word fell from his tongue
or pen, whilst during lta progress there
waa scarcely a day when he did not pro
ject his great personality between some
southern roan or woman and danger. Vet
the south dor not know, except as a kind
of hearaay, that this big-brained, blg-souled
man was a friend, a friend at court, whm
friends wers most In neea, having the will
and the power to rescue It from the wolvea
of brutality and rapine whom the history
ot all wars tella us the lust of victory, the
small of battle, lures from their hiding to
prey upon the helpless, the dying and the
dead. But, perusing the arter-story of
those dread duvs. Mr. Davis knew this and
died doing full justice to the character of
4Yii attain uiui-uin.
The yeure tre gliding swiftly by. Only
a llttla while and there shall be no man
living who saw service on either side of
mat great struggle ot syfciems ana meas.
its paaaluns long ago vanished from manly
bosoms. That has come to pass within a
tdiicla atineratlon in America which in
Kurope required ages to accomplish. There
14 no disputing the verdict of events. Let
Ha relate them truly ftnA mtemret them
fairly. When ihosr are gone that fouaht
the battle and posterity comes to strike
the final balanr aheet. it will be shown
that the makers of the const'tutlnn left the
, relation of lut states W the federal guv era-
ment and of the federal government fo the
states open to a double construction.
It will be told how tb mistaken notion
flint slnve labor w:is requisite to the profit
able cultlvutlon of sugar, rice and cotton
raised h p(r'noint property interest In
the southern section of the union, whilst In
thfc northern section, responding to the
trend of modern thought suci tho outer
'movement of mankind, there arose a great
moral sentiment aunlnst elavery. The con
flict thus established, gradually but surely
sections lizlng party lines, whs as Inevitable
as It whs Irrepressible. It was fought out
to the bitter and logical conclusion at Ap
pomattox. It found u n huddle of petty
sovereignties, held together by a rope of
sand. It made and It left us a nation.
Dull Dies a Martyr.
Mr. Russell, In replying to the toast of
Jefferson lav!s, said:
Abraham Uncoln and Jefferson Davis
were both sons of Kentucky. The rojrage,
the slnrerlty, the honesty of purpose that
seem the heritage of all true Kcntuoklans
were their in fullest measure. In their
nucestry. their edurntion, their surround
ings they typify opposing forces and ir
reconcilable political Ideas.
lo trie one the lx-ciarntion or lnuepeno
er.re mennt that "all men are created
equal." and therefore free. That was the
u tnlnant and compelling motive in tne
nubile, life of Abraham Lincoln. To the
other the same declaration meant that cer
tain colonies. owlnK separately allegiance
to Oreot Prltttln. had declared that they
"are and of rlKht ought to be free and In
dependent stales," nnd therefore that the
tares forming the federal constitution
were free and Independent.
The dominant political Idea of Jefferson
Davln was not the Individual man and his
personal rights, but the Individual state
ns the bulwark of conservative government
and exlstlnr; Institutions.
In brief, the rontrast between Lincoln
and Davis Is that tlir one believed in the
inalienable rlirhts of man. the other In the
Inalienable rights of state sovereignty.
Hoth were jlnrere. both honest and both
In lrgo mensure rlitlit.
Jefferson Davis was as morn a prodict
of his environment as Abraham Lincoln,
and he, as i.,uch ps Lincoln, died a martyr
to the principles In which he believed.
Abraham I.Incoin gave bis life for the
union nnd the freedom of man. Jefferson
Davis died politically, and his heart died
then, when Orant. refused his sword at
The name of Jefferson Davis Is. linked
lndlssolubly with the confederate states,
lie made a government where none ex
isted. He overcame difllcultles of colossal
magnitude. His genius dominated a great
war for years. The defeat of the southern
confederacy was his defeat. Its full was
his fall. Its obsequies Ills obsequies.
The final toast of the evening was to
"The SUvnt Brigade," all rising and a
bugler sounding "taps."
TAX LEVY FOR THE SCHOOLS
(Continued from First Page.)
quoted from the reports by Mr. lloman,
Mr. Funkhouser reminded the board that
there was $110,000 in the bond redemption
fund thst had gone into that fund from the
appropriations of recent years and that the
sinking fund had been brought up to date.
He quoted other figures to show why ap
propriations had been larger since 1897
than in that year and where the money had
By a vote of 10 to 2 the board adopted
a report from the committee on high
school recommending that tho superintend
ent and the chairman of the committee on
high school be authorized to secure a
regular army officer to act as commandant
of cadets at the high school, provided a
satlsfaotory assignment of a suitable of
ficer, regularly trained at ,West Point, can
be secured at an expense not to exceed
the sum now paid for that service.
On recommendation of tbe same commit
tee, Mr. Pearson, now teacher of manual
training in the Beatrice High school, was
elected assistant teacher of manual train
ing and mechanical drawing at the high
school for the remainder of the year at a
salary of$30 per month. ,
CONGRESS EXCEEDS POWERS
Gives Hitchcock Right to Make. Crim
inal Laws Governing; Sheep
-. ;..-i'.''.i.'. ; fterflinsr. ' ''- ' ' '
SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 26 Tbe United
States .district court today sustained tho
demurrer of Frank Martinus, charged 1th
running a band of 2,000 sheep on the Fish
Lake forest reserve in violation of lUler
formulated by th secretary of ' the In
terior. The Judge held that congress bad ex
ceeded its legislative power in empowering
tbe secretary of tbe Interior to make rules,
the violation of which would be a criminal
act, and held that the law was unconsti
tutional. The decision Is regarded as of th? great
est importance to Utah sheepmen nnd a
number of pending cases will be ih.-own
out of court.
TAMMANY MUST SEAT DEVERY
Supreme Conrt Issues Peremptory
Order Favoring Kx-Pollce
NEW YORK, Jan. .26. Justice Deven-
trltt, in the supreme- court, today granted
a peremptory writ of mandamus to Peter
Garvey, Devery'a former lieutenant in
the Ninth assembly district, ordering the
general committee of Tammany ball to
recognize him as a member and also to
recognize as a member of tbe executive
committee of Tammany hall, the person
duly chosen by Garvey and his fellow mem
bers. At a meeting of the Tammany gen
eral committee a few days ago a resolution
was adopted denying recognition to Garvey.
Tha effect of the decision Is to secure
Devery a seat In tbe executive committee
of Tammany ball.
FLOOD DANGER IS PASSED
Orroton Trains Ran W lien streams
Again Seek Shelter of
PORTLAND. Ore., Jan. 26 Reports from
the upper Wllllamette valley show that the
river. Is falling and all danger from floods
At Albany the river reached blrty-one
feet this morning and was still rising
slowly, but the rain has ceased and the
floods are expected to begin falling today,
The first through train to arriv.? over
the Southern racific since Saturday
reached here this afiernoon. The roct is
reported clear and all delayed tralna will
arrive tonight. In the Rogue river valley
there was a heavy fall ot snow last night
and fthia morning.
FATHER SHOT BY HIS SON
ENID, O. T., Jan. 2. Frederick Walker
aged 20 years, shot and killed bis father,
Smith Walker, a farmer and politician
while the bitter was at dinner at his home
Young Walker became Infuriated because
bla father chastised him. The dead man
waa 45 years of age. ;
WINNIE GREEN GOES FREE
Illinois Jadae Refuse to lead Col
orado Suspect Back for -Trial.
BLOOMINGTON, 111., Jan. 26. Judge
Moffatt today discharged MUa Wlnnls
Green, whose extrsdltlon on a charge of
larceny of diamonds was aought by
Jewelry firm in Denver.
Latter Is at HI
SEEK TO RESTRAIN COURTS
Miners Claim Injunction Law Needs Ian.
. diate Radical Amendment
JUDGES CANCCL CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS
Warn- Workmen Off Own Property
and Imply 't lint Capital Has Pro
prietory Inteweat la Those.
Who W ork-tor Wastes.
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 26 At today's ses
sion of the Mine Wofkers' convention the
special committee on tbe defense fund rec
ommended the collection of 'a large sum.
It did not deem It advisable at this time,
however, to eetabllsb a national defense
fund, but, owing to tbe unorganized condi
tion of the 'Vnlnrs lh many districts. It
was thought' best' to continue the 10 cents
per month assessment for another year. It
advocated ' that each district accumulate
and maintain a fund until it becomes suffi
ciently large to meet any crisis. Many dis
tricts already maintain such funds and It
Is believed that If It la necetssry for the
national' organization' to have funds It can
draw on the districts.
I rate Kew Injunction Lave.
The report of tbe special committee on
injunctions went fully Into details, the
committee giving the history of the opera
tion of tbe injunction law ami, alter snow
lng tho grest abuses to which It has con
tribuled. recommended that Mr. Mitchell
appoint a committee of two to go to Wash
tngton and use its influence to secure the
passage of the antl-lnjunctlon bill now ,
pending In the senate, the committee also
to be instructed to get the record of every
senator1 and representative on the bill.
The report ssys:
Injunctions In labor disputes are usually
? ranted against violent or unlawful arls.
or which the statute or common law pro
vides ample remedy, and are a clear vio
lation of the right of trial by Jury. They
go far beyond the point of protecting the
property of the plaintiff and deny to mem
bers of the trade unions restrained their
constitutional rights of public assemblage.
They prevent us from going on our own
property to hold meetings because It may
happen to be near to 'or within sight of the
property- of our employers, although It
would be difficult to Imagine how it would
be possible for us to own any property that
Is not adjacent to some other property.
They deny to us the right to talk to our
fellow citizens and endeavor to persuade
them to ceae working for the plaintiff,
and Injunctions embodying these orders
are granted because It is alleged that If
meetings are held and employes are lnduo?d
to cease work, tbe property of the em
ployer will be Injured beyond any legal
means of redress.
That their property Is entitled to the
same protection ns that of other citizens
receives cannot be denied, but when an In
junction ie Issued restraining the members
of a union from In any manner Interfering
with an employe It carries with it the as
sumption, on the part of the court, that
the emplover socking the order has a prop
erty Interest In his employes, an assump
tion absolutely contrary to the letter of our
constitution and the spirit of our laws.
The trade unionists of the country r.evor
have, and do not now ak. Immunity from
tne requirements of the law. We ore now
and ever have been defenders of law and
order. We ask no special privileges at the
hands of the government. We seek only to
secure for ourselves the same rights tnat
are accorded to other citizens of our land.
Keens More to Make Strike.
The report of the ' committee pn consti
tution suggested many changes, the most
important of which ..was a change in the
voting representation of the district! so
far- as tho power to Inaugurate a general
suspension of work waa concerned. Here
tofore every district baa had one vote In
such matters, irrespective of Its size, and
two-fifths of the d&trlcts could vote to
suspend work in all parts. Under tbo
amendment adopted there will be one vote
for every two hundred members of the
district. Under. the new order It will re
quire about three-foufths of the' districts
to order a general strike.
During consideration of the report of
the committee on Initiation fees, Mr.
Mitchell said: .... .
Von have marie provision for the mem
bers of boys between the ages of 14 and
16. It seems to me that you ought to make
some provision for boyg under 14 who work
In our mines, r or my pari., i uo uui w
Ueve fney should be allowed to wora at an.
Following this -suggestion, Delegate Ray
Hudson offered an amendment that boys
under the age bf 14 years1 old be charged
a $25- Initiation "fee; In order to make It
prohibitive. The entire matter was finally
referred ' to the different districts.
A recommendation that check welghmen
employed by miners must be members ot
the United Mine Workers for three months
and must be elected by the organization.
and that no person shall bave a vote un
less he assists in -maintaining tbe welgh
men was adopted. '
Delegates Get Mlleaa-e.
A bill for 110,980.40 was reported by
tbe committee on transportation to cover
the railroad expenses ef the 746 delegates.
A delegate from Montana, who drew $86.75,
led all of the delegates.
The tellers on tho'receat rljctlon of na
tional officers by the recently taken ref
erendum ..vote, then reported. John
Mitchell, who had no opposition for resi
dent, received 56,032 votes, and W. B. Wil
son, who bad no opposition for secretary
treasurer, received 66,125 votes.
Vice President T. L. Lewis of Ohio was
re-elected over T. V. Nichols of Pennsyl
vania by a vote of 29,03$ to 17,249.
Tbe election for delegates to tbe Amer
ican Federation of Labor resulted In the
selection of President Mitchell, Secretary
Wilson, Vice President Lewis, W. D. Ryan
of IlllonjB, John Fahy of Pennsylvania, W.
H. Hoskins of Ohio and John Dempsey of
Michael McTaggart, John Mossap and
Patrick N. Fitzaimmons are the new audit
ors,, and Joseph Pope, Reese Bennett and
John C. Hesoan alternates.
CHILD FLOGGED TO DEATH
Wealthy Kansas Farmer and His
Wife Faea Charsje (
SMITH CENTER, Kan., Jan. 26. Albert
Jordan and bis wife of Crystal Plains are In
Jail here, charged by a coroner's Jury with
whipping to death Harry Kippers, 4 years
The boy, with an alder brother and sis
ter, were entrusted to the care of tbe Jor-
We a h.
Are due to indigestion. Ninety-nine of every
one hundred people who have heart trouble
can remember when it was aUnple Indiges
tion. It is a scientific fact that all cases of
biart disease, not organic, are not only
traseabla to. but are the direct result of indi
gestion. All food taken Into the stomach
which fails of perfect 'digestion ferments and
swells tha stomach,- pulling it op against the
heart. This interferes with the action of
the heart, and in the course of lime that
delicate bur Hdtal '8rgn becomes diseased.
Mr. D. HUubl. ot' Nfc. O.. serf: I had stomach
trouble and was ni tel aiat as I had heart trouble
nth it. I loos Kodol Drspepu Cur fot; about four
month and It oured m. ;
Ko4ol W3eU What You Eat
and relieves the stomach of all nervous
strain and the heart of all pressure.
Botties only. $ 1 .00 Sir hokfmg 3tt Ome th trial
sua. which Mils for 60c.
Praoarod by . O. O.WITT St CO., OHIOAOO.
flan's a year ago by their gnarrtlan. Mr.
Jordan f a reputable, wealthy farmer.
VARYING FREIGHT COMES HIGH
Pennsylvania Itallrnad Prtttea Pli.
crimination rs for seventy
HOLLIDAYSRURO, Pa.. Jan. 26 The suit
of E. W. Mentzer against the Pennsylvania
Rallraad Company to recover $sco.OOO dam
ages for alleged discriminations in freight
rates was settled today.
The company Is tq pay $15,000.
HELP for the
The national drink of the United
States la acknowledged to be lifer,
ond of all the beers brewed there
Is none that can excel Blue Rib
bon Beer made In Omaha. Its
superiority lies In its purity,
its flavor, its strength and itn
all 'round excellence. Blue Rib
bon Beer Is the beer you want to
jrder for your home.
T leph on 126 O
A skin of beauty is a joy forever.
iR. T. FELIX GOl'RAUD'S ORIENTAL
CREAM. OR MAGICAL BEAUTIFIER
Remove Tn. Plmplri,
KrscklM, Moth Patches.
Rash and SklD Ills?
blemlih oo beauty,
and defies deteotlon.
baa atood the teat
of nrtr-ST yeara,
and la ao hamileas
we lasts It to be
sure It la properly
snade. Acoept no
counterfeit of simi
lar name. Dr. L.
I A. Bayr said to s
ladr of the . haut-
'tdn ta patient):
- "Aa rou ' ladle
will ue them. I
'OOtKATJD'S CREAM" aa th leaat
harmful of all the akla pseparatlnn." ror aala br
all drusslata snd fancy (ooda dealers In th United .
Bute and Kurope.
FERD. T. HOPKISS, Prop.
17 Great Jon St.. N. T.
Is especially valuabls during the
summer ceason, when outdoor occu
pations and sports are most in order.
GRASS STAINS, MUD STAINS
and CALLOUS SPOTS
yield to it, and it is particularly
agreeable when used in the bath
after violent exercise.
ALL 1ROCERS AND DRUQQ1STS
rfe Imperial Hair Regenerator
rfr J Tha KAAmrA H.! iTnlnrlno'
The Standard Hair Colorlnaf
for Oray or Bleached Hair, is clous,
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Yiy&S 4 Coloring. Anf naturml ahade. Leavine
VpY'XA haJr WutlhiL clean snd slowy. ONE
krZrA application lahtX months.
zJS Sample of bair colored frae, ; Privacy
aaaurad. Bend lor Pamphlet..
Imperial Chemical Co.. 135 W. 23d St., N. T.
Boia by Sherman a McUunneli Drug Co,
Umaba. Net. .
Woodward & Burgess.
TOXIOHT OSLY. , .
The Hilariously Funny "Fares,
With .ROSS SHOW aa HOOLIGAN.
Prices 2Sc, 60c, 75c.
WED. MATINKR AND NIOHT.
Sullivan, Mack and Mjisln Trumbull In
'T1IK IRISH I'.iWMJIIOKKH."
Bilces: Mat 26c, 50a Night 25c, Wc, 75c.
Special Thttra. Mat. aad Klrtit
( KITE rUITOt In
''THH TWO ORPHANS. ' " " '
JTires Matinee, 25c, 50c. Night, 250, 50c,
Friday, Saturday Mat. anil Night.
"TIIK FATAL WKIIUIMi."
Prices Matinee. 25c, 50c. Night, 25c, 50c, He.
Crelghton-Orpheura Telephone 1531
Ma 1 1 net Thurs., But., Sun,, 2:b
Every Night :15.
HIGH CLASS VAUDEVILLE
Cole and Johnson, Cllvette, Columbian
Trio, Jaa. II. Cullen, Purcell and Maytiard.
tiorothy Waltura and tha Kinodroma.
l'licea luc, 25c, 50c. '
The HILURDlww- -
Miw "''"'"omani, a leading iiotal
I'KI ItL rKA TtllU, "
LUNCHEON. FIFTY CENTS.
12 0 to 2 p. m.
SUNDAY, 5.30 p. in. DINNER, 75s 1
dteadlly Increasing business has necessi
tated au enlargement of this cat, doubling
Its former capaiaty.
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Finest Calea Wast ct New York.
. . taO.OuO In Recent Improvements,
Open Jan. rd to May ltta.
Lr.der New Management. . "
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