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TIIE OMAHA DAILY BEE: TUESDAY, JANUARY 15,' 1307.
Tel. PoorIs 018.
Annual January Sale of Muslins,
Sheets arid Pillow Cases
People are beginning to realize that prices on cotton goods have gone up along with other
necessities of life.- The fact of the matter is, they have been going up almost every day for the
last two years. We bought months ago, anticipating a rising market. Since then prices have
gone up at a bound. The last advance was Vfcc'per yard, just think of it. But in spite of all this,
we shall cut the prices. And so we say, "Buy now and share with us the advantages we enjoy
because we placed our contracts early. , . . .
85c 10-4 Sheeting, now 30c yard.
82c 104 Sheeting, now 27-c yard.
82o 10-4 Sheeting, now 87c yard.
82c 1-4 8heetltMC now 27c yard.
30c 9-4 Sheeting, now 25c yard.
28c 9-4 Sheeting, now 24c yard. 1
89c 8-4 Sheeting, now 34c yard.
27c 8-4 Sheeting, now 33c yard.
26c 8-4 Sheeting, now 32c yard.
26c 7-4 Sheeting, now 21c yard.
23c 7-4 Sheeting- now 19c yard.
24c 8-4 Sheeting, now 19c yard.
22c 8-4 Sheeting, now 18c yard.
21c 6-4 Sheeting now 17c yard.
314c BO-ln. Sheeting, now 17c yard.
80c 60-ln. Sheeting, now 16c yard.
19c 60-ln. Sheeting, now 116c yard.
19 He 45-ln. Sheeting, now 16c yard.
18 He 4 5-ln. Sheeting) now 14c yard.
16 He 45-ln. Sheeting, now 13c yard.
17 HC 42-ln. Sheeting, now 13 He yd.
16 He 42-ln. Sheeting, now 12 He yd.
15c 42-ln. Sheeting, now 11 He yard.
. Bleached Pillow Tubings
21c 60-ln. Tubing, now 17c yard..
20C 60-ln. Tubing, now 16 He yard.
20c 45-ln. Tubing, now 16c yard.
18 He 4 5-ln. Tubing, now 15 He yd.
19c 42-ln. Tubing, now 16c yard.
17He 42-ln. Tubing, now 14Hc yd.
Our Annual January Linen Sale
. The greatest linen store and the greatest linen business In Omaha has risen here on the foundation of
public satisfaction with the best service, the best assortments and the LOWEST PRICES. These for Tuesday:
AH our 10c Scrub Cloths, January Sale price, 6c
Towels Towels .
All cur 10c Huck Towels. January Sale price, 5c
All 15c Huck Towels, January Sale price, 10c
All 45c Huck Towels, January Sale pride, 25o
Crashes and Towelings
All 7 He Brown Linen Crash,- January Sale
price, 3 He yard. . ...
All 12 He Brown Linen Crash, January Sale
price, 9e yard.
All 10c Bleached Linen Crash, January Sale
price, 8 He yard.
All 15c Bleached Linen Toweling, January Sale
price. 12 He yard. .'
All 16c Bleached Linen Toweling, January
Bale price, 13c yard. , : .,.
Bleached Table Damask
- All $1.00 Bleached Damask, January Sale price,
All $1.50 Bleached Damask, January Sale price,
Silver Bleached Damask
All 66c Sliver Bleached Damask, January afe
price, 49c yard. . t ,- I C
All' $1.25 Silver Bleached Damask,. January Sale
prloe, 89c yard.
All $1.60 Silver Bleached Damask, January Sale
price, $1.00 yard.
All $1.05 Stiver Bleached Damask, January Sale
price., $1.10 yard. . '
All $1.00 Bleached 'Turkish Towels, January
Bale price, 69c each.
All 76c Bleached Turkish Towels, January Sale
price, 59c yard.
All C6c Bleached Turkish Towels, January Sale
price, 49c yard.
Ail 35c Bleached Turkish Towels, January Sale
price, 26c yard.
All 25e Bleached Turkish Towels, January Sale
prlco, 19c yard.
Howard Cor. Sixteenth Street
assjsg-Majsggajs.j W .a... J .
Itself the power to undergrade and to
underwelgh every car of Independent grain
by having It weighed and Inspected by men
of their own appointment, and serving upon
the payrolls of the terminal elevators of
this state. Knowing of my own knowledga
that these things are today true, and, having
this supplemented wltii data now being
given us by the Interstate Commerce com
mission's Investigation ordered by President
Roosevelt, by men like LaFollette, Mc
Cumber, Hansbrough, Ferguson and by the
testimony of those aggrlved. that Uil Grain
trust still reaches every hamlet In the grain
belt today i 1 therefore vote for this In
vestigation, believing that Hon. KoVrls
Brown's ability In 'busting' these baby
trusta has shown him to be Incapable of
tackling the parent trusts he will have to
encounter at. Wsshlngton. I vote against
laying on .the table.
Brawn's Eleetloa tare.
The action of the house on the Investi
gation resolution means the election of Mor
ris Brown ti the I'nited Btau-a senate. The
candidates will be vcted upon tomorrow In
the house, and there la every reason to be
lieve every, republican vote In bath houses
will be eaat for blm, wht!e all the fusion
votes will be. given to W. H. Thompson, he
being the fusion nominee for this office.. In
asmuch as tha corporations, have been
whipped at every turn of the rpad by thla
legislature, and the drubbing given them
today being so humiliating, no one believes
they Will have the auaarky to bob up a gala
tomorrow with any scheme to prevent the
legislators expressing the people's will. On
Wednesday at 11 c'clock. In Joint seealon.
Mr. Brown will be formally elected and on
this occasion he will address the legislators.
Admission to this will be by tlckelr the leg
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Ready Made Sheets
All of our Sheets are made of the
beet Standard Muslins, seamless, torn,
Ironed and perfect In every way.
66c plain hem, now 39c each.
70c plain hem, now 63c each.
85e plain hem, now 63c each.
31.15 plain hem, now 98c each.
95c hemstitched, now 73c each.
81.25 hemstitched, now 98c tach.
70c plain hem, now 49c each.
75c plain hem, now 68c each.
90c plain hem, now 69o each.
95c plain hem, now 73c each.
$1.10 hemstitched, now 88c eaoh.
81.30 hemstitched, $1.07 each.
81 ZK 90x90
$1.05 plain hem, now 83c each.
$1.50 plain hem, now $1.28 each.
$1.20 hemstitched, now 98c each.
$1.40 hemstitched, now $1.18 each.
65c plain hem, now 48c each.
85c plain hem, now 63c each.
90c plain hem, now 69c each.
15c hemstitched, now 73c each.
$1.05 hemstitched, now 83c each.
$1.25 hemstitched, now, $1.03 each. ,
$1.104iem8tltched, now 88c each.
$1.30 hemstitched, now $1.07 each.
All $2.25 Bleached Napkins, January Sale price,
All $3.00 Bleached Napkins, January Sale price,
All $4.50 Bleached Napkins, January Sale price,
All $8.60 Bleached Napkins, January Sale price,
All' $2.00 Table Cloths, January Sale prlco,
$1.49 each. -
AH $2.85 Table Cloths, January Sale price.
All $3.00 Table Cloths, January Sale price, $2
All $3.75 Table Cloths, January 'Sale price.
All $5.00 Table Cloths, January Sale price.
All $6.00 Table Cloths, January Sale price,
$4.28 each. .
All $7.60 Table Cloths, January Sale price, $5
, BED SPREAD, SALE TUESDAY
January Linen Sale, Economy Basement
H. S. Scarfs . 4 ;,. - , , ,,,
All SficiHemsUtched Scarfs, January Sale price,
19c each. -
V - ' 1 H. S. Lunch Cloths
All 35c Hemstitched Lunch Cloths, January Sale
price, 19c each. '
Towels ' Towels
All 10c huck Towels, January Sale price, 6c each
All 7 He Brown Linen Crash, January Sale, 3 He
All $1.00 Bed Spreads, January Sale price, 79a
AH 25c Renaissance Dollies, January Sale price,
islators being provided with five each and
tbe state officers with ten each.
' Both the house and senate convened at I
o'clcck after an adjournment over Saturday
and -Sunday. When Speaker Ncttlettn
started to announce tha committee on plat
form pledges to act with the senate com
mittee. Cone of Saunders of course ob.'ected.
saying It waa not constitutional and a few
thlrgs like that. Ned Brown of Lancaster
raised a point of order that Cone waa try
ing to reconsider a proposition which had
been settled over two days ago. and the
speaker held the point of order well taken.
That settled Cone, except his stuff gets Into
the record. The speaker named the eimm t
toe as follows:
Committees o Ken l.aita.
Privileges and Elections Farley of Ham
ilton, Uorige ot Douglas, McMUIen of U igu,
t:. '. Blown of iancsstei', Alderson ot
Madison, Mackey of Custer, Marian of
t onimtltee on Railroads Harrison of
Otoe. Marsh Of Seward, Walsh of Douglas,
Kelfer uf Nuckolls, Knowles of Dodge,
Uuncun or (Jloe, Aaums o uawes.
Committee on Htvenue and Taxation
Dougu of Douglas, Dorao of Uarneld, Neff
of Yanklln. Davis - of Cass, Baker of
Yurk. Kuhl of Ctdar, Cailm of itock.
Dodge asked that Clarke bs put on tha
committee on revenue and taxation to
his place and this was done, podge ex
plained that Clark had mad a special
study of the terminal taxation matter and
therefore belonged to that committee.
Regalar Committee la Seaate
The senat committee. to select standing
committees tonight decided to recommend
to th senate that the regular committee
on railroads, revenue and privileges and
election constitute the senat half of the
joint committees to -formulate legislation
on the' railway commission, pass, direct
primary and terminal taxation subjects.
U Conn.ll of Jonhaon and Byrnt. of Piatt.
a fuslonlat. were dropped from th all -
road committee to reduce - the number to
seven, ss provided for In th resolutions
of th two housts.
Th committee ar as follows:
Railroads Wllsey of Frontier. Gould ot
Oreeley, Aldrich of Butler, Wilts of Ce
dar. Lpperson f Clay, llanna ot Cherry
and Gibson of Douglas.
Kevenut Thomiu. oi Douglas. UcKmido
Of Lancaster, PhtUtps of Onrrlcld. backett
of lia-. Luce of Harlan, bibley ot Kiat-h
and Buck of Otoe.
Privilege and Eelectlon Phillip of
Gurm-ld. Thomas of Douglaa, Wilson of
Pawnee, Holbrouk of Dovig. Aldrich of
Butker, Luce of Harlan and Patrick of
Th senate Judiciary committee decided
at a meeting this evening to recommend
for paasag Senator Patrick' anti-lobby
bill. Th bill make It d .misdemeanor for
any pereun to attempt to Influence a lega
Bm, January 14, 1907.
$1.00 plain hem, now 78c each..
$1.40 plain hem, now $1.18 each.
$1.15 hemstitched, now 98c each.
$1.35 hemstitched, now $1.12 each.
Ready-Made Pillow Cases
These are made of regular pillow cas
ing, torn and ironed.
14c plain hem, now 9c each.
18c plain hem, now 14c each.
20c plain hem, now 15c each.
26 hemstitched, now 16c each.
3 6c hemstitched, now 29c each.
20c plain hem, now 16c each.
22c plain hem, now 17c each.
25c plain hem, now 20c each.
35c plain hem, now 29c each.
28c hemstitched, now 23c each.
40o hemstitched, now 34c each.
15c plain hem, now 10c each.
19c plain hem, now 15c each.
21c plain hem, now 16c each.
30c plain hem, now 24c each.
88c hemstitched, now 31c each.
SATURDAY EVENING L.
lator on any measure before the legels
lature except by newspaper article, by
appealing before the body or a ' regular
oommltte In public addresses, arguments
or briefs, and if the latter method Is used
twenty-flv copls must be filed with the
secretary of stst for public Inspection. It
provide a fin of from $100 to $1,000, or Im
prisonment In the county Jail from ten
days to one year.
The committee- will consider the em
ployers' liability bill Thursday afternoon
and bill relating to th handling of liquor
by express companies Wednesday at 4
Senator Thomssof Douglas today Intro'
duced a bill which will. If enforcrd, put a
stop to the "leg pulling" of candidates
tor office by persons who ar looking for
money for their own vote or for soliciting
the vote of other people. Th bill I so
drawn it will not Interfere with author
ised sgant or political committee In legiti
mate campaign work. The provision ot
th bill ai a follow:
If any pencil, elthtr verbally or by
written or pilnted communication, either
by himself or through an agent, shall so
licit money or other valuable considera
tion for his vote for or agulnst any can
didate for nomination or election at anv
election held under th laws of thla state,"
or anaii veroauy or Dy pruned communica
tion, either by himself or through an agent,
solicit money or other valuable consider -
tion, or the promise of money or other
valuable consideration for procuilng the
vote of any other person or persons for
or against any candidate for nomination
or election at any election held under the
laws ot tht state, he shall be dt-emed
guilty of a misdemeanor and shall upon
lonvicljon h fined In a sum not less than
$6 nor exceeding $60, or be Imprisoned In
the county Jail not exceeding thirty days,
In the discretion ot the court.
rroviaea, tnis act snail not te con-
I H? Jl , uV pUcoY
If rem ollcliing contributions
g contributions to defray
legitimate campaign expenses of their re
spective political organisation.
Herniation at Telepaaae.
Epperson of Clsy ha Introduced Into
th snat a bill to plac telephone com
panies under the Jurisdiction of the State
Railway commission and to declare them
to bs common carriers. It provides' the
commission may hav jurisdiction over
rate and that the rates must be Just and
quilabl and open to all persons. It
provide a penalty for discrimination be
tween persons, localities or other com
panies and require all companies to pro
vide connection with all other companies
for an interchange of business.
Boot of Caa liasa bill making a change
In the laws relating to pardons and the
commutation of sentences by th guvr-
nor. It provide tor a two weeks' notice
of a hearing on th application for clem
ency to be published In ppfr In th
county In which the rrlm committed.
Copies of th paper containing; the notice
must be Bent to the attorney who prose
cuted the care, the Judge whp pronounced
enteno and to-the attorney general. The
attorney general Is to make an Investiga
tion and IS to be present at the hearing
before. the governor to cross-examine ail
witnesses. He la also to report the re
sults of his Investigation to the governor
and advise htm In all, matters f law.
An exception la made In the law that
commutations can 1 be made within ten
days of the expiration of the sentence
without notice in order that cltltafishlp
rights can be restored to convicts by the
governor. " '
Senator Patrick Introduced several bills
relating to the liquor traffic. One of them
provides any person "who signs the petition
of an applicant for a license shall be
jointly liable with the saloon keeper and
his bondsmen for damages or court costs
arising out of prosecutions for Injuries done
by the traffic. . Thla- would make It prac
tically Impossible for a saloon man to se
cure sufficient signatures to his petition.
Senator Wilcox has Introduced a bill re
lating to Christian Science healing which
Is similar to the one Introduced Into the
house Thursday. Jt Is different In word
ing from the one Introduced Into the senate
Thursday by Wilson of Pawnee and re
latea only to Christian Sclent lots. Benator
Wilson's bill was general and applied to
all kinds of healers. The Wilcox bill de
fines Christian Science healers and places
them under the Jurisdiction of the State
Board of Health, requiring them to take
out a license to practice.
Senator Thomas of Douglas has . Intro
duced a bill to establish a state board of
osteopathy to examine and. license prac
titioners of osteopathic healing.
Senator Thomas 'has introduced into the
senate the child labor, bill offered In the
house last week by Clarke of Douglas. He
also Introduced . a second bill relating to
compulsory- education, i This bill Is the me
recommended by the, national committee on
child labor, .:.,, . '. Z ''. .
Member Object to Aoallty of
tlonery Supplied Them.
(From a Staff 'Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Jan. 14. 8peclal.)-The sen
ate convened at S o'clock this afternoon.
As an evidencs that senate -employes are
to be required to earn their salaries, a res
olution was Introduced - by .Wilcox of
Thayer providing any employe who shall
be absent from any; session of -the senate
shall forfeit his pay for that day. The
resolution waa not discussed, but went over
a day at the request of Epperson of Clay.
Thomas of Douglas called up his reso
lution offered last week providing the Cob
bey statutes shall be cited In all bills pro
viding for amendments tr existing laws.
On bis motion the resolution was referred
to the committee on rules, where the fight
between the publishers of the rival statute
compilations will be waged.
. Senator Wilson -'of the committee' on
printing presented a report oh the relative
cost of printing the: senate ; Journal from
day to day and in such form that the
dally sections could be - bound to make
the senate Journal ss Issued at 'the closo
of the session, and - tbe-old plan of fur
nishing mimeographed' copies of the jour
nal dally and printing n entirely new
journal at the end of the. session. He es
timated the' cost. Qt.Aie first plan to be
about. $4,824; Th report caused - consider
able discussion over the question of point
ing a daily, Journal,, i A. motion by. Aldrich
carried to continue the-matter In the hands
of the committee- to StreTript to secure' a re
duction In the edrir, olfbrjhtlng . ' , ,!i
s 6aundera,,,of ..DpugJaj started - something
When. be: began to Aslc-auastlons 'about- th
quality of the stationery' which had been
distributed to the' different senators before
the session began.- Ma declared It was of
Inferior quality- and It was an lnult to
the senate to Supply letter heads of such
quality. He seemed, to strike a responsive
chord, for Gibson immediately Jumped up
and began to denounce the "alleged paper"
furnished the senators. King .of Polk
wanted to know who .was responsible for
the cheap advertising that appeared on
the letter heads.. He, referred to the fact
that on each senator's, stationery appeared
hi name, the name of, the committee of
which he Is chairman, followed by; a list
of committees of which he Is a member.
Some one referred to tbe latter list as "also
rans." Gibson moved for an Investigation
of the printer and King amended to require
th secretary of state to report by whom
the stationery was furnished and who was
responsible for It. The amendment carried
The .stationery was furnished under con-
tract with Jacob North & Co. of Lincoln,
his bid Jjelng $100 for 70,000 envelopes, 600 to
each change In the form, and $121 for the
same number of letter heads 600 to- the
change. It la asserted' the specifications
demanded Omaha bond, while tha paper
bear the watermark -"Wexford bond."
Thomas of Douglas announced hs haoj
resigned from the Insurance committee In
favor of Gibson of DoViglas. . his action
being with a view of equalising the distri
bution of places to members of th delega
tion. :,. ' .
On motion of McKesson of Lancaster,
the balloting on a Tailed States senator
was made a special order for lit o'clock
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mo uuu.- Him u.m, iv if uuin,
The following bills were Introduoed Into
the senat today: ' .
8. F. No. SO BylThomas f Dour las.
Establishing a fee of from $10 to 5i for
th post mortem examination of bodies in
th county of Douglas
8. F. No. 1 By Thomas of Douglas.
To regulate the empVyment and use of
8 F. No. 12 By Thomas of Douglas.
Amending the compulsory education law,
Increasing age limit to 14 year and fix
ing compulsory period to the full school
8. F. No. it By Thomas of Dpugtaa.
Making it a misdemeanor for any person
to solicit money or any other valuable
consideration for his vote
8. F. No. 4 By Thoma of Douglas.
A bill creating a state Wrd of osteop
athy. Th board ahall consist of the gov
ernor,' attorney general and secretary of
stat. Flv examiners ahall be appointed
from a list of ten submitted by the Ne
braska Osteopathic association. Compen
sation shall not exceed $5 a day for each
eiamlner when actually in session.
S. F. No. i By Thomas of Douglas.
Increasing the limits of pay for fire cap
tains In Omaha to between $12!) and $160,
) ,n rr,,ent limit being from $90 to $11!
v F. No. 97 By Thomas' of Douirlaa.
A hill to create the office of coroner's phy
sician in Douglas county, to be appointed
bv the coroner and tp, receive $,900 per
8. F. No. t By Thoma of Douglas.
Providing for an increase of salary for
the clerks In the office . of register of
deeds In Douglas county. The bill In
creases the salary of th deputies from
$1.Z0A to $1,S00.
8. F. No. ii By Ppot of Cass. Regu
lating th procedure of reprieves or par
dons or oprrimutallons of sentences of
It you're "out of sorts" let up on
coffea for 10 days and try
Trtweg a Reason.'
thosei convicted of misdemeanors' of
8. F. No. Py Saunor of Douglas.
Allowing hospitals and asylums to hold
' R' F. No. 100 By Epperson of Clay.
Declaring - telephone companies common
carriers and placing tliem under the Jur
isdiction of the Mate Hallway commission,
8. F. No. 101 By Patrick of Parry.
Empowering any board granting liquor li
censes to revoke the same fir violation
by the holder of any law or ordinance
regulating the sale or conduct of the busi
ness on the part of the license.
8. F. No. 102 By Patrick of Sarpy.
Giving freeholders In townships outside of
Incorporated villages a right ty sign sa
loon license petitions for saloons outside
the city or village limits.
8. F. 103 By Patrick of Sarpy. Making
signers of petitions for saloon Ikrnses
Jointly liable with the saloonkeeper and
his bondsmen for damages growing out of
8. F. lo By Patrick of Sarpy. Prescrib
ing the form of tickets Issued by the rail
roads of thla state.
8. F. If By Clarke of Adams. Abol'sh
Ing the f&.OuO limit In damage actions for
8. F. 10 Py Clarke of Adams. Abolish
ing the death penalty.
8. F. 107 By Clarke of Adnms. To au
authoriie district . courts and the Judges
thereof and the county courts and . the
Judges thereof to parole persons sentenced
to Imprisonment for violation of the crim
inal laws of the state.
8. F. lS By Wilcox of Jefferson. To de
fine Christian Science healing end to regu
late the practice of Christian Science.
' 8. F. 1i By McKesson of Lancaster.
To provide for the assessment of real es
tate mortgages as rest estate and to pro
vide for an equitable assessment of real
estate encumbered by mortgage.
S. F. 110 By McKesson of Lancaster.
Providing for the deduction of bona flde
debts from personal property scheduled to
the county assessor and requiring that
party claiming such deduction shall dis
close to the assessor names of Uie per
sons to whom he Is Indebted.
8. F. 1H By Wilcox of Jefforson. To de
fine the term "Itinerant physician" and to
provide license end fees for the same.
8. F. Hi By Randall of Madison, by re
quest. Relating to saline and educational
lands and to make statutes goverlng same
conform to genera! revenue law.
8. F. 113-By Randall of Madison, by re
quest. Fixing rate of Interest on saline or
educational land Sale contract heretofore
Issued and providing for the Issuance of
sale contracts for lands to be sold and fixing
rate of Interest on same.
HEW BILLS' IXTRODt CF.D 110113
One Prohibiting; '. Employment of
Minora -us Operators.
' " (Prom a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN". Jan. ' 14. 8peclal.)-The fol
lowing bills were . introduced In the
H. R-; 71 By "Walsh of Douglas. To au
thorise Interurban railroad companies to
manufacture, transit, contract and sell
electric current for light, hent and power.
' H. R. It By Cone of Saunders. To pro
vide for a library In every public school
district within the state.
H. R.' "3 By Cone of Saunders. Relating
to common carriers in this state, prohibit
ing them from employing any night tele
graph operator or night . towerman who
has not reached the age of 21 years, provid
ing for moving' railway trains with more
H. R. 74-By 'Whltham of Johnson. To
regulate the sale of drugs and medicine.
H. R. 75 By Davis of Cass. To provide
for taxation of real estnte mortgages.
H. R. 76 By Armstrong of Nemaha. To
appropriate to the use of the State univer
sity the proceeds of the 1 mill university
tax for the years 197 and 1!K8, and so much
of the proceeds of the 1 mill university tix
for the years. 195 and 19"6 as was not ap
propriated at the twenty-ninth session of
H. R. 77 By Hart of York. Burglary by
use of explosive to be punishable by sen
tence of twenty-five years to life.
H. R. By Line of Jefferson. Provid
ing for the cutting of weeds, sunflowers,
H. R. SO By Ihners of Thayer. Rela
ting to the qualifications of judges of the
H. R. 81 By Murphy of Fillmore. To
ftrovlde a more efficient means of Improv
ng the public rosds In counties - under
H. R. 82 By Kelfer of Nuckolls. To pre
vent obstruction of highways, streets or al
leys at railroad crossings la unincorporated
towns and villages.
H. R. 83 By Byram of Burt. To amend
section 46 of article I ot chapter 14 of the
Compiled Statutes of Nebraska for IMG.
H. R. 84 By Johnson of Saline. Provid
ing for election of precinct assessors, ;
. . til . . u - ( :
TEST. OF KAILWA V COMMISSION
Attorney General Urlnfts Action at
Request of Lesjlalatiire. .
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Jan. 14. (Special.) In accord
ance with the resolution adopted by the
house. Attorney General Thompson today
filed In the supreme court Information In
quo warranto to oust the members of tha
State Railway commission from office. Thla
suit is brought to test the constitutionality
of the commission, a question having been
raised regarding the manner In which the
amendment was adopted and the length
of time for which the amendment notices
were published. The petition Is as fol
lows: Comes now William T. Thompson, at
torney general of the slate of Nebraska,
who ptosecutes this Information In the
name and -by authority of the state of
Nebraska and under the direction of the
I house of reureseniatlv, a and fives the
court to understand and be informed that
Hudson J. YVinnett; Robert Cowell snd J
A. Williams claim there exists In the state
of Nebraska an elective state railway com
mission, composed of three state railway
commissioners. They further cUiim there1
was on November ti, lSKMi, authority for the
election of said three railway commission
ers that they were each a - candidate for
said pretended office and that tlielr name
went placed upon th; official ballot at tha
last general election held In this state;
that or said commissioners respondent,
Hudson J. Winnett, received the hlghust
number of vote at said election for said
oltlce and la entitled to hold his office
for a period of aix years from and after
January S, 19u7; that said Robert Cowell
received the next highest number of votes
a t . MM .iur-l Um tnt- uulri . H -. ... r. f .1 ,
j railway commissioner and Is entitled to
hold his office for a peilod of two years,
( and said respondents etch claim to have
" elated to aald pretended ofiic of
1 railway commissioner and hove each In-
truded himself Into said pretended office
and have each taken sn oath of office
to faithfully perform the duties of said
pretended office of state railway commis
sioner of the state of Nebraska, and that
they and each of them are now usurping
the functions of said pretended office and
aie Jointly threatening to exercise and
perform the pretended duties of regulating
rates, services and the general control ot
common carrier In the stat of Nebraska,
and to do and purform any other duties
now prescribed by law and any that may
hereafter be authorised by the legislature
and conferred upon said alleged state fall
way commission, and are each claiming
any emoluments of office that now are or
that may hereafter be by the legislature
provided as the salary of the members
of the aald State Railway commission.
That after thus taking said pretended oath
of office and Intruding thamxelve as afore
said Into office they have derrand'-d and
are threatening and are about to tak pos
session of and occupy certain ruoma ill
the state rapltol building of the state of
Nebraska as office rooms for use aa said
pretended State Railway commission and
to furnish and equip the same at public
Whetefore your relator hereby challenges
the legal existence of any such office as
Stale Railway commission, stat railway
commissioner or state railway commission
ers cf the state of Nebraska;' challenges
the right, title and authority of re
spondents and each of theru to Intrude
Into, occupy or hold any such office arid
their right, title or authority thereto, and
challenges the autho. Ity or reapondenia or
any of them to do or perforin any of the
n alters and things which they have threat
ened to do aa aforesaid, and your relator
asks and praya leave of this honorable
court to present and file this Information
to the end that a summons mty issue
thereon against said respondents, and each
of them, and require them, and each of
them, to plead to the Information and to
aet forth and show by what warrant or
authority, if any, the office of State Rail
way commission, commissioner or commis
sioner exist in this state, and. If the same
exists, what warrant, authority or tltl
th respondents, or either of them, have
thereto: that the court hear, determine
and adjudge whether there r such an
office in thi state as Stat Railway com
mission, and whether. If there b such
an office, the respondents hav been
legally el cted thereto, and whether they
have qualified or are entitled to oualitv
therefor and to exercise and perform th
dutiea thereof, and for auch oih-r and
farther relief aa th fact In the premise
and the law demand. -
"Th big .fight of thl legislature will
be over th taxation ef railroad terminal
for municipal purposea," said a member
who bad been out lu the stat over gun-
day. "I met a couple of members who
are full of the Idea that to tax railroad
terminals for local purpose will be" to
tak from the school funds of the various
districts of the state. I told them It wm
merely an additional tax levied for city
purposes and that otherwise th present
law would npt be changed. The railroad.
I believe, are working overtime on this
proposition and they ar employing men
not well known as railroad lobbyists to
do their work for them."
Th Lincoln evening fake sheet refers
to Clarke of IYiuglas county ns having
pledged himself to Vote against Norrls
Brown and then repudiated the pledge.
It Is presumed this wa done to prejudice
the members sgalnst the author of the
terminal taxation bill. As a matter of
fart. In the morning edition of th fak
sheet published In the early part of Oc.
tober Is a letter signed by Mr. Clark In
which tt I stated that he was not present
st the Yelser meeting and repudiated th
action rt that meeting. The fak heet
baa said It will correct the mistake.
Cone of Saunders, supposed to be door
leader of the minority, has stacked away
a lot of things to be brought out at reg
ular Intervals and tossed In on the re
publicans In order to get them stirred up
or rattled. This afternoon he got off one
ft his spouts and It was ruled out of
order quick enough to make his head
swim. He objected to the speaker nam
ing the standing committees to work with
a senate committee on platform measures.
He talked of the same things the other
day and was squelched. Here is what he
As an individual member of this house
I respectfully object to the api , ointment
st this time of any Joint committee to
draft measures to present to this body for
the following reasons:
First It is a destruction of the Individ
ual and constitutional rights of every
member of this tvdy.
Second It In effect destroys the effi
ciency of the standing committees.
Third It takes the legislation dele
gated by the vote of the state from the
liands of the whole membership and
places It In the hand of a few men until
the measure of Individual members can
not be considered without prejudice.
Fourth All this centralisation of rower
Is not to the best Interests of this stat.
It Is a dangerous precedent to be estab
lishing. And all of this I contrary to
the spirit of our Institutions, that ran
but In the end subject this body to un
I move that further consideration rf
the appointment of such Joint committee
be dispensed with until after the fortieth
day of this Session.
Speaker Nettleton Is working on a bill
he will Introduce shortly providing that
telephones shall come under the Jurisdic
tion of the State Railway commission,
which shall have power to compel different
systems to connect up their lines, to trans
mit messages and to regulate rates to bs
charged. Bills have already been Intro
duced to compel telephone lines to con
nect, but this bill will leave the whole mat
ter to the railway commissioners.
NEW JUDICIAL DISTRICT BILL
(Continued from First Page.)
they desire to go and. In fact, get at all
their grievances, snd report fully to him.
The six visiting L'tes are quartered at
Washington Barracks, and will be given an
opportunity during the next three or four
days to take In the sights of the capital,
and the latter part of the week will be
taken to Carlisle, Pa., to se auch of thslr
children aa may be In school. Then they
will be taken back to Fort Meade to remain
In barrack there until such time as the
president can determine what shall ulti
mately be done with them. '
Upon his return to Fort Meade, Captain
Johnson will proceed to th Uintah reser
vation to confer with Captain Hall. In
charge Of the situation, ' to learn all he
can as to th real reasons for the sudden
decamping of the- Indians- from the reser
vation. - It -will probably be- seversl weeks
before Captain Johnson will be able to
get his data togetheriand ready to report
to- the president.
Sooth Dnkotans Court Investigation.
The South Dakota delegation In Wash
ington, arid by that Is meant 8enator Klt
tredge and Representatives Burke and Mar
tin, ar fighting nutd over the speech made
by State Senator Dillon of South Dakota
that Senator Gamble and his friends
courted the fullest Investigation regarding
the charges made against him, but that ths
Investigation must include the entire South
Dakota delegation In congress. The speech
made by Mr. Dillon In the senatorial cau
cus created consternation for a little
while among the South Dakotans here. It
was finally decided to accept the gauntlet
thus thrown down by Stat Benator Dillon
and today the following telegram was sent:
Hon. C. H. Dillon. Pierre, 8. D.: News
papers Just received report you stated be
fore senatorial caucus that Senator Gamble
and his friends court full Investigation by
legislature, but must Include whole con
gressional delegation. W accept chal
lenge, request Investigation Immediately
and ask fullest Inquiry Into all our official
act. To this end we will respond promptly
to any call of legislature.-
T. V. KITTREDGB.
CMARLE8 H. Bl'RKBS,
EBEN W. MARTIN.
This probably la a swan song of Senator
Klttredgs and his associates, for It Is gen
erally expected In Washington that 8ena
tor Gamble reads his title clear and will
be his own successor. '
Date for Tax Case.
Congressman Hlnhaw today presented
the order and stipulation entered Into be
tween the sttorneys representing ths state
of Nebraska and the railroads growing out
of the tax oases to the supreme court, fix
ing January 21 as the time for argument,
Laat week when Attorney General Thomp
son requested Mr. Hlnahaw to enter stipu
lation. Maxwell Evarta. representing th
railroad. Intimated that January 21 would
not uit and asked for a later date. To
day a telegram was received from Mrt
John M. Baldwin asking that th dat be
set by the court, which would lndlcat that
January a 1 satisfactory. The court will
probably decide the date tomorrow.
Bnrkett Wants a Ptscs,
Senator Burkett called upon th supervis
ing architect today- with th request that
an estimate be mad up for an appropria
tion for an Iron fence around ths public
building ground at Lincoln. Th senator
also wants a number of ornate Iron lamp
post constructed at convenient points and
electric arc lights placed.
Some Peasloa Oraated.
Senator Burkett today Introduced bill
to pension the following at $30 per month:
Jam W. Warfleld. University Place; Peter
Bomberger, Burr; Abraham A. Croy, Mil
ford, and F. U. Ackerman, Havelock.
Tbe senate commute on pension has
reported favorably the bill Introduced by
Benator Millard to grant Dr. Coffman ot
Cleanses and beautifies th
teetii and purifies the breath.
Used by people of refinement
br oyer a quarter of a oe ntury.
Convenient for tourists. -
Omaha a penslqn at $30. Sens tor Millard's
bill as Introduced called for $10 per month,
but the co mm ruse cut It to $31. Dr. Cuff
man Is now drawing a pension of $11
More Tlnje for Crow Settlers.
Secretary HUchoock ordered that home
stead entry nun on lands In the former
Crow Indian reservation In Montana,
should have an extension of time within
which to reestablish a -residence on th
lands filed upon until May 15 next. Cli
matic conditions and- the scarcity of coal
In the northwest are given ss th reasons.
rile tire la O to-14 Rays.
Paso Ointment' Ik guaranteed to cur ant
case of Itching. Blind. Bleeding or Protrud
ing Plies in a to 14 days or money refundet
SOUTHERN PACIFIC WRECK
Engineer Killed and Several Paa
tengen Are , Injnred by
Accident In t'tnti. '" ' ' '
OODF.N. Utah. Jan. if Passenger train
No. 10, eaatbound, on the Southern Paclflo
was wrecked fifteen miles wewt of Monti
cello early this morning. Engineer Frank
Neesley wss killed snd s number of psssen
gars wer Injured.
Detail ar lacking. Th . engine was
wrecked and seven of the eight cars wer
To Cnr a Cold In One Iay
take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets.
Druggists refund money If it falls to cur.
E. W. Grove's signature Is on etch boxv-Ko.
Nomination by President.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 14. -The president
sent to tha senate today the following nomi
Receiver of public moneys at Woodward,
Okl., Edward 8. Wiggins.
Also many promotions In the army and
lovra Judicial Division.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 14-The house to
day passed a bill creating a new division
of the southern Judicial of Iowa and 'pro
viding for terms at Ottumwa, and for a
DIAMONDS Frenaer. Una wl Dodg.
Gas Kills Family.
NEW YORK, Jan(14.-Gas, which escaped
during the night from a small heating
stove, caused the death of Myer Rubin,
his wife, and their son In a Brooklyn tene
ment today. Their daughter died at , th
hospital as a result ot Inhaling the gas.
explain that tbls Is Um
itfutart of ttttas' voa
Lktlf fat bint a every jar
of tht genuine
Extract or Beef
the modern all to better and cheaper cook
las;. Psrt Food, so highly concentrated,
that a small qoanttty will Impart a fall,
rich Rstot to Soopi.Saucet and ftidt Dtshts.
TOBlghS AY XAaOV'S ''
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in MACBETH. "
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LORD AND LADY ALGY.
Matinees, Bun., Tues., Thurs., Sat.
Next week: Tna traf oav ,
Phons Douglaa '4(4. ' ' 1
Every Night Matinee Thur., Bat., Bun.
MODERN VAUDEVILLE .
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Mr.' Allison; Anna Chandler; Shields at
Hogers and the Klnodrorue. , ;
Prlcea-lOo. JSc, 50c.
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Tonight, Siia, Matin Wednesday
America's Favorite Comedienne, MIIS
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