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THE OMAHA DAILY BEK: TUESDAY, AVmt, 7. 190.1.
We close Ssturdsy at ( p. m.
small (tot 'a iid. figures , ' -i ?.V v
Ojfi Sale Tuesday Morning at 29C A'Yatd.
Tor (I Wques,; waists
as an idenl fabrlxtor any season
choose from; on sale at 8 a. m.
spoke against the lnomli amendment. ; Wll
on sai(r,;.',t;thlB-';sstillure to down
In history-, 'opposed: to. submitting any
oonstltutlonsl amendment- to IB . people,
lnc w are' convinced "by experience 'that
such methods are usnless and futile'.",
Douglas Of B6ck lined nip for the Loomis
o mend merit and made a fight against, th
attempt to block the passage of all con
stitutional amendment bills. Replying to
Wllaon, ha saldr - '.,'
'It la unfortunate , for this tbUse, If It
would follow the advica At the gentleman
from Pawnee, that It haa already passed
H. R. 73, a bill for ,a conatltutional amend
ment for the investment "of the achool fund,
and cannot, therefore, without stultifying
itself, go. down on record as against all
constitutional amendment." -
Appeals t Hf".'
Speaking of '.the' clash between the house
nad senate, Douglas said:
"Let me warn you, gentlemen, that there
Is now a,' fight between the two bodies of
hi legislature. Lot us not do anything to
intensify or aggravate the feelings that ex
1st. but rather rise above petty sentiments
ii nd go on record at bigger men than that.
.Some members favor a constitutional con
vention. Lei 'as not plunge headlong Into
ibis until wevcan assure ourselves that It
will glvo. taedisslred result.",-
Mr. Doufia-s then -pointed out that a
constitutional convention would not Insure
the desired, changes In the organic law any
more or ofelf as much as would the submis
sion to the voters of separata amendments
and he -urged; the house to recognize the
fact that the constitution needed revision
In at least thre particulars. Regarding
Sweety's course he said:
"It seems the only 'thing that actuates
Mr. Sweesy la the petty desire to get re
veage on the senate for defeating his pet
measure. ' Now," gentlemen, let us not get to
Douglas, tn answer to other arguments
later, in tb debate, which oontlnued
throughout ' tfco entire ltorn-u? session,
called attention to the fact' that it would
take ' three-fifths vote of both houses to
rail a" feohstitdtionkY convention and then
that there would be nothing definite or cer
tain about 'such a convention, composed 'of
all Che different parties and conflicting'' in
terests of the state. He thought that until
the 'various etewwits. could 'be harmonised,
which poobably would never be, and. until
the vital qiiastlon of the state are settled,
no constitutional convention could be made
to subserve the interests of the people and
produoe .the1 deelrtd result,' Furthjrdtor
he pointed out that 'it would require about
six years.,, t,flDally.;ratlfAnd secure the
operatKa"Vftthe.reselta ox' such a conven
tion. Then he remarked that It was highly
Improbably -tRat thrfce-flfth
tur would vote for ' this ai
of the leglala-
and that there
fore It the amendment bills were voted
down- toiWke. j-odmi for l the convention
proposition the whole, matter was lost. Mr.
Douglas aW In' hls opposition to constl
tutloqal BienipJcpH... mere, than was. ap
parent on' the ' surface "evidently, for he
said In closing: '. ' .'T .,.', .
"Let us not bo carried away by sentl
- mcnts and emo(lpo of men who have per
sonsl' ambition's, in 'this, matter."
. Sweesy Bill InaifcMerlal.
Loomis' followed " with a' strong defense
tor. hi , amsndwent, following much . the
same line of argument aa Douglas and also
pointing out that, the. bill which Sweety
was , grieving over was . superfluous, since
it contemplated very little not already pro
vided for ( In the present, law, The bill
ought , to prevent the- publication of constitutional'-
amendments in dally . papers.
Loomis' showed that the present law only
specifies that these notices shall appear In
weekly papers, or- at ' least as weekly
notices, and not'idaily. . He attributed tha
excessive bill, for -advertisements to the
fault of secretaries of state, who,, he said,
had either not capacity or' Integrity to en
force the law. He waa in favor of tha con
stitutional amendment and against' the
convention In which he saw no practical
good to-Ue state. Ho thought that if a
convention was called It might result In
the 'destruction of some of the best fea
tures of the present . revenue and other law
Otlbert of Douglas, Janes of Otoe and
Ten Eyfk of Douglas then spoke for the
Loomis amendment, "While gweezy, Bear of
Burt, Morsman of Douglaa and Cassell 'of
Otoe spoke against the amendment and
for the jweezy motion. Nelson of Douglas
aid tha house wa about to go wrong,
He anted to vote first on the convention
till and s then if tht lost on tha amend
A atanJlng vote waa takea on the Loomis
amendment, resulting st for and 19 against.
Speaker .Mockett did not want to cast the
deciding' vote and called for a roll calL
Tola showed 40 for and 48 against the
amendment.- Tbirty-flvo republican aad
thirteen ' fuiloniat voted . In the negative,
Sterling Silver is the
only silver employed
This is vouched for by
the trade-mark, which also
nsures appropriate design
and sound workmanship.
Yet it costs no more than
the unreliable wares of
Bee, April . IMS.
50c All Wool
29c a Yard.
Not a mere handful i6 show you as a
trade bait, but a magnificent line of this
season's choicest fabrics, in the ! pretty
shades navy blue, French grey, red, light
blue,. helior black, with color, etc., in the
and gowns th'eyold 'first place
of the year, light.in texture, no
a magnificent line bf colors to
while twenty-nlno; wjitlblldaBSJ'aaf? elerven
fuslonlsts Yotea la tn amrtnatve, k . .
' ' '' Vot mm; AmimAmtAit- fZ
The vot in detaU Va: '"'
m k -& 11 TV
. I' V '
Affirmative: . -i
A .demon of Kanraburtar, Loomln.
Hamilton, Tort, . Mansold, -.
Anderson of Mad, Morsmaa,
, Knox, , Oil hart, f-mmtmy,
And.rMO ot ' (Inn, Hlbble.
Kramer, H.nna. Robwt-,
B. rtoo, H.rm.n; - dl.r,v
ln-rn.r, HTon, Aran,
Bl(J-n, HaptW . Tn Ere. ,
C. ldw.ll, Hoy. Trok,
Cmt. , Jonra ((Ko), Vlk.
(rrnr.ni. Knnij-( ' Wim.r.: .
t)l D-rnlcr, K.rnt, 'W.bori 4.
ory, Klttla. i ; ., .
Douil... Koatter, '
At wood, Johnson, Room,
pron. , Jon. (Rlrtt'n), Shlntcx-k,
Bunui, JouT.nai, Shipley,
C.m.1, Junkln, Smith,
Copiwy, Kny, ." Spl.r,'.
Cropwy, McAlllitsr, Spurtock.,
DtIp. VcCl.y, . Starter,
Dtrlck, Mcculloch, 8t.tMn,
Fellsrs, McCUIn, SwMiy,
Temr, Mmnmlnsr, Thompton,
Olthwlll.r, Mwlenhall, Thorp.,
Cowl, Mertdlth, Tool.y,
Harrtooa, MlkM.ll, W.rtng,
lUthoro, N.Immi (O'(lu), Vi'llwn,
Holllrt, P.rry, Mr. Bpk.r i.
Absent and not voting:
Chrlrty, Friedrich. ihelly.
Cunningham, O.lwtck, Jinol.
Currle. N.l.oa (Pl.rc.), .
rtthback. " ' Rlssa, -
Take Up Coaveatloa Bill.
At tbls time a motion by Sear of Burt
for th sitting committee' to advance 8.
F. 114, the bill providing for the calling
of the constitutional convention, to the
head ot the sifting file, carried and an
other motion by Sears Vas made that the
bill be .recommended for passage. This pro
voked a repetition of the stormy debate
Douglas agala took the lead of that fac
tion favoring th constitutional amendment
a against the convention and made a
forceful and effective defense. He Vent
Into the question in detail, showing that
a between the two method the people
would stand two chance to one ot getting
what relief they sought It the legislature
adopted the amendment proposition. ' Mr.
Douglas pointed' out that it Was only
deemed 'necessary to make four or, at the
moat lite, change lh the constitution and
as Wed why the state should be put to the
great Inconvenience and ' expense, expense
reaching to $600,000-, to: hold' a'Tonstlui
tlonal convention, when what was needed
could be accomplished for Incomparably
less money, and trouble and in' lei .time
by over, halt. He further; denfonstrated
that it would b practically impossible to
tram a new constitution with a babel of
tongue In the convention, - ; t. :
Loomis and .Kennedy, of Douglas, .the
two most prominent and (nflueptlal.'mlhor-
lty members in the house, then took de
cisive stand on. the side- of the constitu
tional amendment, -s Uo did Ten Kyck,
while Morsman,' 8purloak, ' Sears, ' Sweesy
and Mockett lined up for the -convention
proposition. A vote waa: then takea 'just
at noon and Sear' motion to- advance this
bill carried by El to 27. ...
Roll Call oa BUI.
At the afternoon session the bill provid
ing for calling a constitutional convention
waa passed. Th roll call In detail was
Atdarww (Kaos), H.nna,
flweeiy. . ,J
Hoirete, . ,v
J.bn.l, . .
Junkln, . , '
' Waring M.
' Absent and not voting:
Cuanlngtiaja, Xasx, ' ' , Shlactock.
Krledrlch, Meredith, . , . ..
' The action of th house is a keen dlsap
polntment to Governor Mickey. Th gov
ernor said tonight: -f "
'; "I am dumbfounded at th action of th
house. I am thoroughly 'convinced that a
constitutional convention-will not afford the
relief the state needs aa separate amend
ment would have done I can't aee that-a
convention guarantee any wore certainty
than the amendmeut Dln and certainly it is
not as direct. and is far more expensive.'.!
fear a grave mistake has been Jnade. The
only recourse I la .for thej house to. re
scind 1U action. -' Of course I -ant' not able
to aay whether It will do this or not. It
looks- a though, lnee the ..constitution
need but three or f our 'Changes, th house
might, with profit, have taken different ac
tlon. It is understood that many member
who helped vote down H amendment bills
today are disposed, to Took -favorably upon
a, proposition to reoonajderr, their action.
Inasmuch a th session is to be extended
one day, some effort may b made to bring
about' a change." '
It 1 pretty well understood that Douglas
county member traded their vote on the
constitutional amendment proposition for
vote to paaa S. F. 8, to elect county com
mlssloners by the entire vot ot th county.
Gilbert and Tea Kyck had both spoken
against th convention Idea, thea voted
for it. ......
Slsaa loath Oaaakva Charter.
Governor Mickey aitntd H. It. 187, th
South Omaha charter bill, tonight. It car
rle an emergency -clause and. therefore
takes effect at once. The city election la
South Omaha naturally would be held to
morrow. Thl bill waa drawn to suit all
th exigencies of the occasion foreseen by
it author. Therefor th two council
men and tax pommlssloaer, whoa terms
would ordinarily expire tomorrow, wUI held
over one year by virtue of this provision.
'AH the elective officer whose term are
unexpired (at the time thin act take effect)
hall hold their offlreei until the regular
election In April, 1904, when the first regu
lar election under this act shall be held."
Had tha governor withheld his signature
one more day thla purpose of the bill would
have been defeated.
The senate tonight passed over the gov
ernor's veto 8. F. SI, the bill authorising
J. B. Cobby to publish 1,000 sets ot the
statute at $9 a aet.
The senate. In committee ot the whole,
recommended for Indefinite postponement
tha McClay bill, appropriating 110,000 for a
monument on the capltol grounds of Abra
ham Lincoln. It likewise reduced the gen
eral appropriations bill $107,000.
BIG. CUT IN EXPENSE, BILLS
Senate I.opa Off Over One Hundred
Tho'OKMho'' Dollar la" Ap
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
. LINCOLN, April 8. (Special.) The sen
ate spent" the morning on the deficiency
claims bill' and recommended It for pasa
agV In oris Instance a duplicate claim waa
cut out. The senate 'committee added
$867.(0 for bills that came in after the
house had "acted oh the- claim and re
duced the 'dtflclency appropriation for the
BOyA ; Industrial- school at Kearney from
$4(50O' "to $2,600. Otherwise the bill was
not Changed. v
Grlfflh' of .Dawson 'hdved that employe
be allowed mileage to and'trota the house.
Harrison" objected' to the'"mbtlon at this
time and Glffin-wltti8rew. lt,'
.'The committee on finance, ways and
mean reported the general appropriation
bill. The 'senate c6mmtttee made a net
reduction in appropriations of ' $ 107,063. f.5
l from the bill as It passed the house. The
total Increase wa $18,899.15 of general
fund; university fnd - Increase, $20,000 and
$35,000 conditional. The total decrease,
$125,962.80 general- fund. The appropriation
for- connecting the deaf and dumb Insti
tute at Omaha with the city water main
was not allowed'. The condition under
which the university fund Is Increased $38,
000 is that If the 1-mlll levy for the uni
versity fund should amount to. $350,000, then
he $35,003 may be taken, from the fund
and. sedi for the purchase of real estate
near the university; $8,000 Is given the uni
versity unconditionally to purchase real
estate and $12,000 Is given for a farmers'
The changes were as follows:
Board of Public Lands and Buildings
Superintendent, care of capltol building and
grounds, from $7,000 to $5,000; employes'
wages, $15,040 to $13,040; incidentals, $2,000
Board of Educational Lands and Funds-
Amount appropriated for . blennlum, from
$5,000 to $4,000. .
State Library Commission Appropriation
for blennium, from $4,000 o $8,000.
Lincoln Hospital Board, clothing, etc.,
from $75,000 to $70,000.
Hastings Asylum. Board, clothing, etc.,
from $268,275 to $259,775; bedding, farm,
etc., Increased $3,500.
Girls' Industrial Home, Geneva Em
ployes' wage, from $(,240 to $5,640; water
supply, from $1,200 to $1,000; repairs, improvement-,
from $1,500 to $2,000; for fur
niture, etc, from $750 to $1,000.
Institute for the Blind, Nebraska City
Musical instruments, from $500 to $2,600.
Institute at Beatrice Cold storage, $2,500,
Deaf and Dumb Institute, Omaha Water
supply, from $6,500 to $800. .
State Penitentiary Two hundred ' and
forty steel cells, reduced to 160, at $67,200
from $80,000; repairing west wing, from
$12,000 to $6,000; painting walla, from $2,000
to , .$1,000. -. An amendment was recom
mended that, a ap.eolal laboi , fund re-rated
out of m6ney made by. ..onjlcts..' for,
State Board of Charities and Correctibns
Increased from $4,006 to $5,000. 1
State Fish Commission Painting and re
pairing cars and buildings, from $1,500 to
$750; necessary labor, front $2,000 to $1,500:
Food Commission. Expenses;;, from $2,000
Norfolk Hospital Wages for employes.
from $20,800 to $10,000; k board, - clothing,
fuel, etc., from $26,000 to $15,000.
The printing of revenue books, blank
books and abstracts was reduced from
$4,000 to $3,500.
The Soldiers' and Sailors' home at Grand
Island appropriation for a hospital build
ing was reduced from $30,000 to $2,000.
The committee amended this In another
portion ot the bill by adding a sufficient
amount to reduce the reduction to about
Publishing, reports of geological survey
of Nebraska, from $1,200 to $2,000.
For reappralaemcnt of lands, $15,000 to
$12,00; . traveling expenses ot fish com
missioner, from $2,000 to $3,800; for pro
curing and transporting fish, $2,000 to $1,500.
In the committee ot the whole these amend
ment were made: The state veterinarian
wa allowed $1,000 for traveling expense
for blennlum. To the appropriation ot the
auditor' office $600 was added for extra
clerk hire; $5,000 . item for refrigerator,
water and light at Institute for Blind at
Nebraska City was cut out.
The item of $7,000 for, penitentiary furni
ture wa reduced to $4,000; for building
kitchen and furnishing same, reduced from
$7,000 to $3,000. The item ot $2,500 for
penitentiary lighting plant wa stricken
out; for procuring and transporting flBh was
changed from $1,500 to $3,000.
In the miscellaneous items the commit
tee reported to reduce the appropriation
for printing of law journals, supreme court
reports, etc., of $30,000 to $25,000.
The salary of secretary of Printing board
was increased $200 a year and he Is to be
employed six days in the week.
The appropriation for the State Poultry
association was Increased from $2,000 to
For publishing constitutional amendments
for 1902, $6,300 was added.
For refunding state taxes Illegally as
sessed $1,000 wa recommended.
.. Th Appropriation ot $2,600 for a lighting
plant at the penitentiary was recom
mended; $1,000 wa recommended for ex
penses of Stat Board of Equalization for
stationery, ete. The Item ot $2,500 tor- a
cold storage plant at Beatrice waa recom
mended. With these changes the bill was recom
mended for passage:
H. It. 164, appropriating $3,000 tor the
payment of th bond of ex-State Treasurer
Stuefer was ordered advanced for a third
reading; as was H. R. 839, to reimburse
Lieutenant Governor McGlIton for urety
Governor Mickey vetoed 8. F. SI, provid
ing for the publishing of the statute
and their distribution.
H. R. 80S, to legalise all proceedings
connected with the ordering Or making ot
any local improvement hereafter made,
waa recommended for passage.
A resolution was adopted to allow War
wick 6aunders to sue the state for $274.16.
Saunders had been offered $160 in settle
ment and refused it.
. A resolution by Hastings waa adopted ex
pressing the pleasure of the senate at the
coming visit of President Roosevelt, assur
ing him a hearty welcome and hoping for
him a safe trip.
At th - night sessloa these bill were
H. R. $31, appropriating $35,000 tor th
Louisiana Purchase exposition. '
H. R. 401, providing for th publication of
th report ot th Banking board. . "
ur va A. , I 1 1 . . .....I... a.
n a. ev, iv .cg..ii.w yip.nui.i i. w-
curing city Improvement heretofore mad, t
H. R. 210, to Increase tax lvy for main
tenance of Lincoln fire department.
H. R. 78, appropriating $10,000 for a Lin
coln monument, was Indefinitely postponed.
ROUTINE HOUSE PROCEEDINGS
. Paaaea After Cositlls.
(Frora a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, April . (Special.) The
house this morning after an extended de
bate killed all the bills providing for con
stitutional amendmenta and In the after
noon passed a Joint resolution providing
for the holding of a constitutional conven
tion. The following bills were passed:
8. F. S, by Marshall, providing for the
election of county .commissioners at large
and their nomination by districts, was
passed, 66 to 25. ...
S. F. 168, by Sheldon, relating to the
manner of. collecting and disbursing road
S. F. 120, by Jennings, relating to for
feiture of school land when payment of
Interest 1 defaulted:
S. F. 65, by Glflln, allowing cities dT less
than 6,000 population to vote bonds to the
extent of 20 per cent of their total assess
ment Instead of 10 .per cent, to conclude
their water work system.
S. F. 35, by Marshall, empowering cities
of less than 6,000 to own and operate their
electric light plants.
S. F. 215, by Harrison, curative act re
latlng to registration law in cities of less
than 25,000 population.
S. F. 98, by Saunders, to prevent horse
tall docking. '
8. F. 237. try Sheldon, relating to th con
struction of wagon bridge over streams
that constitute county boundaries.
S. F. 222, by Harrison, to place tontine
insurance companies' under supervision of
state banking board and permit them to
wind up their affairs.
A resolution' by Rouse was adopted to al
low $1,200 for the-chief clerk's expenses
in preparing house journals.
A resolution by Burgees of Lancaster, re
questing the senate to lift his printing bill
from the sifting committee and give It
consideration, was made, a special order for
The house at 6 o'clock took a recess until
7:30, when ltwent Into committee of the
whole and took up bills. on sitting file.
After the commute arose Rouse ot Hall
brought up the matter of the bill to raise
the general tax levy from 5 to 7 mill for
the current year. . The bill wa lost In the
-snunie" and as it had to be read a third
time it was necessary to extend the time
of final adjournment,, formerly set for to
morrow. Thompson, Stetson and Rouse
were -named to oonfer with a like senate
committee . on .this question. .The joint
committee recommended Wednesday, April
8, at 1 o'clock a. m., as the time, and the
house and senate adopted the report. H. R
437, raising the tax levy, then, was passed.
ai iv. io ine nouse aojourneu.
LABOR LAWS NEEDED
(Continued from First Page.)
the Orient and the rice crop Is now prac
tically equal to our needs It, liiis country
whereas a few year, ago It supplied but
one-fourth of them.. The most important
of our farm products is tne grasn crop;
and to show what has been done With
grasses, I need only allude to the striking
change made In the entire west by the ex
tended U8 Of alfalfa.'
Moreover, the department has taken the
lead In the errort to prevent. the detoresta-
tlnn nf th. rnnntrv Where thfir nrA fnr.
ests we seek to preserve them, and on the
once treele.es plalnsand the Dralrles we
are doing our best .to foster the habit of
tree plant ng among our people, in my own
.lifetime I have- sewn wonderful changes
brought about toy litis' tree planting here in
your own state ana in tne states immedi
atelv around it.
There are a number of important ques
tions, such as . that of good roads, with
which the states alone can deal, and where
all that the national government can do is
to co-operate wun tnem. t ne same Is true
of tne education of the American farmer
A number of th states have themselves
started to help in this work and the De
partment of Agriculture does an immense
amount which Is In the proper sense of th
word educational, and educational In, tha
most Dractloal way.
It is therefore cl!"! true that a kreat
advance has' been made In the direction of
finding ways by which the government can
help the farmer to help himself tha only
kind of help which a Self-respecting man
will accept, or, I may add, which will In the
end do him any good. Much haa been
done in these ways, and farm life and farm
processes continually change for the bet
ter. The farmer himself still retains, be
cause of his surroundings and the nature of
Ms work, to-a preemtnent degree the qual
ities which we like to think of as distinctly
Amei!ran In considering our aarly history;
The man who tills his own farm, whether
on the Dralrla or in the woodland, the man
who grows what we eat and the raw ma
terial which is worked up into what we
wear, still exists more nearly under the con
dltlons which obtained when the "embat
tled farmrrs" of '76 made this country a
nation'' than Is true ot any others of our
Cities Face Changed Conditions.
But the wage workers in Our cities, like
the capitalists in our cities, face totally
chanced conditions. The development of
machinery and the extraordinary change in
business conditions nave rendered the em
ployment of capital and of persons In larg
aggregations not merely profitable, but
often necessary for success, and have
specialized tne labor , ot tne wage worker
at tne same time mat tney nave Drougnc
great aggregations of wage workers to
gether. More and more In our great In
dustiial centers men have come to realize
that they cannot live as Independently of
one another as in the old days was the case
everything, and as la now tne case in tne
or course, rundamentaiy eacn man hi
yet find mat tne cnier factor m aeterminin
his suecess or failure in life Is the sum o
his own Individual qualities. He cannot
afford to lose his individual Initiative, hla
individual will and power; but he can bes
use that power If for certain objects he
unites with his fellows. Much oan be done
by organization, combination, union among
the wait workers: finally something can be
done by the direct action of the state. It to
the Interference of the state should be
deemed legitimate and when Illegitimate.
The line of demarcation -between un
healthy overlnterference and unhealthy
lack or regulation is not aiwa
well defined and shifts with the change
our Industrial needs. Most certainly we
should never Invoke the Interference of th
atatn or nation unless It is absolutely
necessary: but it is equally true that when
confident of 1U necessity we should not
on academlo grounds refuse It. Wise
factory laws, laws to forbid the employ
ment of child labor and to safeguard the
employes, against tne effects of culpable
negligence oy tne employer are necessary
not merely - In the interest of the wags
worker, but In the interest of the hones
and humane employer, who should not be
pa nausea lor.n
nalised for.hU honesty and humanity by
Ins exposed t? iincherkvd competition
with an unscrupulous rival. It is far more
difficult to deal with the greed that works
through cunning than with the greed that
30h Wond&rS Vfcndcr;
Thfi rinnhrsl Aopp.e
d FVcsct Cg Impenab
works throuaf) violence. But th effort to I
deal with it must be steadily made.
t alte Labor aad Capital.
Much of our effort In reference to 1sr)fr
mutters should be by every device and ex
pedient to try to secure a constantly better
understanding between employer and em
ploye. Everything poanlMe should be dons
:o increase the sympathy and fenow-reei-ng
between them, and every chance taken
:o allow each ti look at toll Questions, es
pecially at question In dispute, somewhat
through the others eves. If met with a
sincere desire to act fa'lrlv by one another,
and If there Is, furthermore, power by each
to appreciate the other's standpoint, the
chance for trouble is minimised. 1 suppose
exery thinking man rejoices when by
mediation or arbitration it proves possible
to settle troubles in time to avert tne eitr.
ferlng and bitterness caused by strikes.
Moreover, a conciliation committee can Co
best Its work when the trouble Is Just be
ginning, or at leant has not come to a head,
when the beeak ' has actually occurred,
damage has been done, and each side feels
ore and angry: and It Is difficult to get
them together dldlcult to make either for
get Its own wrongs and remember the
rights of the other. If possible the effort
at conciliation or mediation or arbitration
should be made In the earlier stage, and
should be marked by the wish on the part
of both sides to try to corrrp trt a common
agreement which each shall think In the
Interests of tha other a Well as ot itself.
Coal Arbltratioa Object Lessen.
When we deal with such a subject we
sre fortunate in havlns before us an ad
mlrable object lesson in the work that has
Juet been closed by the Anthracite Conl
Strike commission. This was the comml"
slon which was appointed last fall at the
time wnen tne coal strike in tne anthra
cite regions threatened our nation with
disaster second to none which has befallen
us slnoe tho days of the civil war. Their
report was made Just before the senate ad
Journed at the special session, and no gov
eminent document of recent years marks a
more important piece or work better done,
and there Is none which teaches sounder
soclnl morality to our uooule. The com
mission consisted of seven as good men as
were to be found in the country, repre
senting the bench, the church, the army,
mo preressions, tne employers ana tne em
ployed. They acted as a unit, and the re
port which they unanimously slaned Is a
masterpiece of sound common senee and of
una doctrine on the questions with which
our people should most deeply concern
themselves. The immediate effect of this
commission's appointment and action was
of vast and Incalculable benefit to the na
tion, but the ultimate effect will be even
better, If capitalist, wage-worker and law
maker alike will take to heart and act upon
the lessons set forth In the report they
Ot course the national covernment has
but a small field In which It can work in
labor matters. Something it can do, how
ever, and that something ought to be done.
Among other things 1 should like to see the
District o( Columbia, which Is completely
under the control of the national govern
ment, receive a set of model labor laws.
Washington Is not a city of larsre industries.
but still It has some. Wise labor legislation
for the city of Washington would be a good
thing In itself, and It would be a far
better thing, because a standard would
thereby be set for the country an a whole.
in tne neia or general legislation re
lating to these subjects the action of con
gress is necessarily limited. Still there
are certain ways In Which we can act. Thim
the secretary of the navy has recommended,
wun my coraiai ana nearly approval, tne
enactment of a strong employers' lia
bility law in the navy yards of the nation.
It should be extended to similar branches
of the governmtnt work. Again, some
times such laws can be enacted as an
incident to the nation's control over inter
state commerce. In my last annual mes
sage to congress. I advocated the passage
of a law in reference to car couplings to
strengthen the features of the one already
on tne statute dooks so as to minimise
the exposure to death and maiming of rail
way employes. Much opposition had to be
overcome. In the end an admirable law
was passed "to promote the safety of em
ployes and travelers upon railroads by
compelling common carriers engaged In
interstate commerce to equip' their cars
with automatic couplers and continuous
brakes and their locomotives with driving
wheel brakes." This law received my sig
nature a couple of days before congress
adjourned. It represents a real and sub
stantial advance In an admirable kind ot
At the conclusion of his address the
presidential party was driven to the Great
Northern depot and at 9:80 a. m. the spe
cial train left for Yankton.
President at. Yankton.
YANKTON, S. D., April . (Special Tel-
egrsm.) President. Roosevelt arrived here
at 11:35 .o'clock, this, mqrning. and left at
noon for Mitchell, where his special train
is due at 3 p. m. He was accompanied from
Slout Falls by Senators Klttredge nd
Gamble and Representatives '.Martin and
Burke, the South Dakota congressional
delegation. They will go with him as far
The president and party were driven to
a platform on Third and Walnut streets,
where he delivered a brief speech largely
local and western In character.
He did not touch on the issues of the
country further than to sum ' up hi best
advice as follows: "You need wise1 laws:
see that you get them. You need wise and
firm administration of laws; see that you
have it. But do not make the mistake
of shirking the fundamental responsibility
as individuals. Be strong, honest and fear
less." In the course of bis remarks along
the same line he said: ''Fundamentally
you must have the right stuff in you to
get it out of sou."
MITCHELL, S. D., April 6. (Special Tel
egram.) President Roosevelt, on his sec
ond visit to Mitchell, the first occasion be
ing when he was candidate for vice presi
dent, was greeted by an Immense concourse
of people, who stood for over sc hour In
the cold wind waiting the arrival ot bts
special train. ,
He waa accorded a grand ovation. A
solid column of th national guard, the
Grand Army of th Republic and the volun
teer fire department, reaching from the car
to the speaker' aland, a block away. The
president was Introduced by Mayor SUsby
and addressed the attentive crowd on the
growing prosperity of the country. The
mayor then presented him with a bouquet
of flowers on behalf of the Grand Army ot
the Republic, and one from the members
of ths national guard.
Surrounding towns sent in lary. delega
tions to greet the chief executive of the
Ecsema, No Cure, No rsy,
Your druggist will refund your money If
PAZO OINTMENT falls to cure ringworm,
tetter, old ulcers and sores, pimples and
blackheads on ths face, and all skin dis
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CHICAGO, April. . (Special Telegram.)
--The marriage of Miss Mabelle Crawford
to Douglass B. Welpton of Omaha took
place tonight at 8:30 at the home of the
bride's Bister1, Mr. F. H. Griffin, 6216 Pral
rle avenue. Dr. Frederick Hopkins offlcl
ated. The bride was gowned in white ba
tiste over silk. Bhe wore a tulle veil and
carried lilies of the valley. The bride is
under contract to sing with the Thomas
orchestra on Its tour ot the east. After
that Mr. and Mrs. Welpton will go to Cali
fornia and Mexico. They will be at noma
at the Millard hotel, Omaha, after June 15
Marriage licenses have been issued to
the following persons:
Name and Residence. Aue
Harry R. Trimble, Omaha 22
Georgia O. Dunn, Omaha 1
Tamo. " Avero-aa nl Ituninn XT o V. w
Chrlstane R. Gaible, Omaha.'. 27
Joseph Dupret. Manawa. la 53
Mrs. Emma Ballou. Manawa, la 39
Peter A. Thomsen, South Omaha 30
Lottie Ballard. South Omaha 21
William K. Chaddoch, Omaha 24
Sophia Ornaton, Omaha 21
Charles K. Levy, Minneapolis.. 42
Mollis Rosenberg, Omaha SO
Rayetan Rauacher, Omaha 41
Mary Hausler, Omaha IS
Charles 11. Nelby, Omaha 22
Margaret Ott, Omaha 20
Tearetatlea Krosea la Marylaad.
BALTIMORE, April S Advices from
western Maryland state that vegetation was
froaen during th cold snap ami that there
mrin ha no trfijii'hMi or atrawberrv crop.
I Similar reports ar in from the eastern
ahor of Maryland.
I1ARR1MAN Ml VOTE STOCK
Keen Fills 10 Saeore Injunction Against
Union Pscifio. ...
APPEAL IS IMMEDIATELY ' ENTERED
Lawyers Agree to Postpone p.lertlnn
of Directors renntnar Derision of
nereme Const, Thoaah Chair-
Man VIU lie Kamed.
CINCINNATI, April . This afternoon
Judge Lurton concluded reading his opinion
denying an application to restrain th.4
Union Pacific from voting Its 600,000 shares
at the Southern Pacific annual meeting.
The opinion, which wa quite lengthy,
wa against the contention of the, com
plainant that the Union Pacific was a
necessary or actual party to ths suit, even
though President Harrlmaa of the Union
Pacific had made an affidavit in the esse.
As to the claim that the Union Pacific wa
expending the receipts of the Southern
Pectflo In betterments on the Central Paci
fic with a view to the ultimate purchase
of that road, the court held that all this
wss specifically denied by the defendant
and that even If true It could not be sus
tained except on a showing that the action
was ultra vires. Oa the whole case the
court held that the bill be dismissed.
Senator Foraker Immediately gave notice
ot appeal from the minority stockholders
of the Southern Pacific, and asked that
pending the hearing the election of direc
tors of the Southern Pacific set for April
8 be stayed. Lawrence Maxwell and Judge
Humphrey, representing the defendants,
agreed, and an order was entered permit
ting the Stockholders to meet as arranged
and elect a chairman aad then adjourn
until called by Mr. Harrtman after the ap
peal has been disposed of.
Gives Permission to Try Altai".
After reciting the facts In a history of
the contention, the Judge said:
Without expressing an opinion as to the
power of a court of equity to Interfere
with the privilege of a stockholder io vote
his shares as he pleases and for whom
he pleases, if he be lawfully coinpeteht to
own and hold the shares at all. or an
opinion Uron any of the rncst Interesting
questions which arise properly only in a
cause to which the Union Pacific is a
party, I must decline to grant any Injunc
tion restraining the voting of the Union
Pacific shares at the approaching election
The application to retain the cause for
a reasonable time In order that the Union
Pacific Railroad company may be im
pleaded in a forum having Jurisdiction
over it to try the question of its right to
hold and vote the shares in question and
to continue the stay ordr heretofore
granted until such litigation may be started
and brought to a conclusion must b
To continue the stay order heretofore
granted for the purpose desired will be in
effect to dispose of this litigation, for If
the Union Pacific Railroad company be
denied the right to vote Its shares at the
election to be held under the company'
bylaws, It would be to turn that company
out of Its control and place the minority
stockholders In. and thus accomplish the
ends sought by this proceedings, without
Jurisdiction over the principal party
There remains the Question as to whether
I shall not grant an Injunction to prevent
the defendant from disposing of shares of
the Central Pacific owned by It, or ot the
lease of the Central Pacific to the Union
Pacific company, or anyone acting for it
and in ita Interest.
Ilepadlates Actions Allea-ed.
It would be difficult to find a more
flagrant Instance of repugnant trusteeship
than would be exhibited If the persona tu
. V. 1 -J V. n ..... V. .... . t., .,4 ( v Iw- n...
I lie wai u vi lilt. Duu.uriii a ii v i i i v. , nnu hid
also directors of the Union Pacific, should
by their votes, discharge ths double t unc
tion of buying for the one company and
selling for the other.
The design or purpose to dispose of the
Central Pacific stock. In whole or In part,
or of the Central Pacific lease, has most
positively been repudiated by the derend
ant corporation: and there haa been pro
duced no evidence whatever in support ot
the cnrg' ot sucn a purpose made py tne
hill! other than the fact that larae ex
penditures are being made upon the Central
But unless it could be shown that thess
expenditures were either ultra vires or in
pursuance ot some fraudulent scheme in
disregard of the interests of the defendant
company only would afford no ground for
appeal to the powers of a court of equity.
Such matters He in the discretion ot the
managing director and It is the funda
mental law of corporations that the dis
cretion of those having the power to act
will not be restrained upon the application
of a minority who may entertain a differ
ent opinion as to the wisdom of the ex
The complainants may at any time here
after make another application .upon ob
taining evidence of a purpose to deal with
the Central Pacific stock or lease as they
profess to apprehend.
A motion to appeal was then sustained
and the Southern Pacific election postponed
pending the appeal.
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Actress shoots Herself.
LONDON. April -. Mrs. Mabel Townsend,
formerly of the Alcasar theater. Ban Fran
cisco, shot herself with a revolver today on
the doorstep of her sister's residence In
Great Litchfield street. She was dead when
taken to the hospital.
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