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TIFF, OMAHA DAILY BEE: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1909.
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of new Coats Suits and Skirts swell our magnificent show
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of perfection about our garments which cannot bo had at
lower prices. Any store that cuts under our prices must
necessarily cut under our qualities. Come Tuesday and see
them. It will please you to look, and it will please us to
t aave you look. j Jl
; The New Dress Trimmings Are Here
It Is with treat pride that w aak you to view these new dress
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, Bargain Square in Basement, Tuesday
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, at, per yard 5
Remnants of Shirting Madras, woven colors, all in the latest styles;
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omitii went for refreshments and was
beautifully furnished,' resembling a high
class up town drug store with small table
and osldhted steel Chairs. ' No wreck in
South Omuha except where the building
was fired, equals the wreck of the Cokorls
restaurant, as the 'feeling Is-particularly
strong against the proprietor. It Is claimed
he has made more than $36,000 by dealing In
Greek labor and Is responsible for bringing
to South Omaha many of the most lawless
and conscienceless of his fellow country
men; that when reprimanded tor his con
duct by officers he sbtngs Ms shoulders and
laughs at American law. For this reason,
the South Omahans say, Cokos was made
to pay In a small way the penally of bring
ing Oreek laborers to Omaha. He is known
as the "banker" of the colony and estimated
his losses as follows: Bakery at Thirtieth
and. Q streets, $400; restaurant at 261 F
street, about $1,600; grocery store, at Thir
tieth and Q streets, (2,100; dally income cut
off S0 per day.
Demos Bros.' Lous Big.
Next to the Greek ''banker" the loss of
Demos Bros, and the building of F. J.
Lewis at Twenty-fourth and L streets
will be about tl.soo, over 1500 of which Is
damage to the building. .
William Boles of South Omaha, owns the
rooming house at Twenty-eighth and B
streets which was fired. It contained six
teen rooms and cost $5,000, being a good
three-story ' building, D2x33 . feet It was
badly damaged and contractors say $2,000
will not be sufOoleet to repair the damaare.
Furniture . and . personal erects of half a
dosen Greeks perished. In- the fire, bringing
the total loss close to $2,600.
In a building at Twenty-second and Q
streets, owned by J. Kohn, and property
belonging to Greeks said to be worth (SO
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was destroyed, and $600 damage done to
John Mafteln, Twenty-sixth and P
streets, will lose about 11,000, and the dam
age to the building, owned by the Magic
City Realty company. Is estimated at $900.
The Altantic hotel, formerly the old
Riley house, owned by Morris L. Goldenberg,
near Twenty-rmn and O streets, was
damaged to the extent of $250, while a
stock of groceries and cigars owned by a
Greek In the hotel, received about $100
worth of damage.
The building fired at Thirty-third and
Q streets, from which thrc Greeks were
dragged by the rioters, is owned by Hugh
Kelly. The damage to the building will be
$1,000 because of the fire, bnrVs and water
which attacked the building simultan
Contests of- Ralldlngs.
The two buildings at 428 and 430 Twenty
fourth street, are owned by the Fowler A
Coles Mortgage company. In 428 Alex
Caloyumls conducted a shoe shining parlor,
which was destroyed and the damage to the
building will amount to ,$50, according to
the agent. Gus Nanos conducted a candy
kitchen at 430, and It has been shaken up
to the extent of about $200, while $1C0 will
be required to replace the glass and fix
tures which belonged to the building man
aged by L. C. Gibson for the owners.
Jim Nanos had a shoe shining parlor at
421 Twenty-fourth street, and bricks broke
up the shoe case and a cash register, be
sides splitting up the furniture and $200 will
about cover the damage.
Headquarters of ths Greeks" as the
sign over 2614 and 2518 Q street, but this
was told In the Grecian language. The
buildings belong to Jim Ferguson and one
was rented to James Gianos for an all
around "place" where the Greeks had a
good time eating, drlklng and making
merry. When it was attacked Mr. Fergu
son came down and went In with the
Greeks, keeping them In the back end and
preventing them from shooting Into the
crowd ss they wanted to do. From $100 to
$1M will be needed to replace the loss to
Gianos and his mysterious partner, Louis
Caras, who has disappeared.
Another building owned by Mr. Fergu
son escaped with small Injury. It was
occupied by Cnrls Papas and $50 will re
place the broken glass.
George Bakus conducted a hotel arid
restaurant at 106 Twenty-sixth street. It
was literally torn to pieces and found to
contain a score of trunks which were
thrown out the windows and scattered
around the place, afterwards being picked
up by the officers and piled. All the Greeks
have disappeared and no one claimed the
baggage Monday. The loas to Bakus and
his guests will probably be $300 or mors.
Greeks Co as I Pe-aee.
'Leave it to the law. That la rour nm.
This is the advice of Minister L. A. Koen
Melas of Greece to his cnuntrvmn. in
Omaha and South Omaha. He was ap
pealed to In Washington by a telerm
signed by N. J. Mandanls. -prominent la
me local Ureek community n,i ,i
oacK nia answer Immediately.
Mandanls continued in communication
with the minister and as a result Koro
Menas may come to Omaha forthwith to
give personal supervision to the affairs of
At 8 o'clock Monday morning Mr. Man
danls, who Is general Interpreter for the
Union Pacific and an Influential man
among his people, addressed a crowd of
over 1,000 Greeks that happened to congre
gate at Sixteenth and Howard streets.
counseling peace and order.
'The Greek community, whlrh i. ,
posed of practically all the Greeks ot
Omaha and South Omaha, has $15,000 to
provide i or those who went Ininr.
whose property was destroyed," said I
a. vokos. president or the society, at the
morning meeting. "Those In trouble will
be feoTand cared for and all who wish to
leave Omaha will be provided with tickets
If they have not money enough of their
"I told my people what our minister had
said do," said Mr. Mandanls. "I begged
them to be calm, not to meet violence with
violence, to keep coot and soon all would
be over. I said, obey the law and It will
protoct you. They were scared, of course
but agreed to abide by the advice given
Mr. Mandanls called another meeting at
Barlght's hall. Nineteenth and' Farnam
streets, for t o'clock In the artemoon.
when he made another address to
his people. Five or ten leader of the
Greek colony spoke at this meeting
Among them were A. B. Cokos, pres
ident of the local, Pan-Hellenio society;
L. B. Cokos, secretary of the community;
John BeahUas. treasurer of the commun
ity, and Cosmos, a leader.
"We know that the best people do not
approve of this riot." said Mr. Mandanls
"but we are disappointed to know that It
,was Incited by legislators, who are elected
by the people to make laws. We do not
oondone the crime that was committed by
one of our nationality. We condemn it
We wish he had not killed this officer
But we cannot help It. All we can do Is to
try and govern the rest ot our people and
make them see the horror of his crime
"When this riot broke out there were
$.000 Greeks la Omaha and South Omaha,
about 1.800 being In the latter city. We try
to Control our people, but If ens foe wrong
we don't believe the others, who are inne
cent, should suffer for that one. The most
"We tried to have all our people leave
South Omaha as soon as possible, and most
ot them did. They came to Omaha and
many left the city altogether. Moat of
them will remain la the homes of the
Omaha Greeks until all trouble Is past. We
don not expect to give up our residences
here and our people, we expect, will re
sume their work In the packing houses.
Mast Leave Paeklaa- Pleats.
Greeks must go from the packing hou
the packers don't care and claim they do
not have a great number employed at the
present time, probably 200 In all the plan la
An attorney for the Cudahy Packing com
pany Is suthority for the statement that
trouble had been anticipated for some time
snd the general policy of the company was
to weed out the Greeks as fast as possible.
Manager -Murphy said about fifteen re
mained and were all employed In the beef
killing room. He did not know whether
this number would show up or not when
killing started In the afternoon.
bwui ana mo. saia iw would cover
every Qroek In any department of the
plant They had received no demand from
anyone to discharge the Greeks, but were
not feeling badly because many of the
sons of ths mythological gods had not re
turned to work In their house Monday
Armour Co. have few Greeks working
In any of the departments and the same
condition Is said to exist In the smaller
What the Greeks do Is a matter of
mystery. Many of them are engaged In
merchandising and trading. One Ilttje
store on Q street near the viaduct was
found to have four "proprietors." In "al
most every, small shop from two to si
are supported from the "profits."
Police Are Prepared.
South Omaha police were prepared for
trouble Monday morning and detailed
many extra oficers to the packing district
to prevent trouble.
But an unusual condition developed.
While the Greeks had been thinned out
and only a few appeared for work. It was
noticeable that the "white" men had also
"They are asleep somewhere resting up
after driving the Greeks out," said Chief
Briggs, who was In the packing district
-wnue i aid not aesire to take any
chances on trouble, I did not- anticipate
that the workers would make trouble at
the packing houses. Most of them desire
to hold their Jobs and know that a riot
or any rough treatment administered to
Greeks or any one else will not be toler
ated around the big plants. I do not look
for trouble at the packing houses now, nut
I am afraid to have these Americans rest
Ing up. If they rest all day today, they
are apt to start In again this evening,
Both officers and citixens believe the
Grecian population of South Omaha has
diminished by 60 per cent since Sunday
noon and packers do not expect to have
more than 100 working In the plants by
Boy Shot ia the Lee
Fred O'Mallin, Forty-ninth and Q streets
was aaaea to tne list ot Injured. He Is a
boy of t years and was shot In the leg
opposite Armour & Co.'s office Sunday
evening. Three duck shot struck him. They
were discharged from a shotgun during the
progress of the riot. He was attended by
Dr. A. H. Koenlg, who extracted one of
the shot which had lodged In the leg upon
the larger bone below the knee. The In
Jury was classed as slight
Dr. John Koutsky reported that the girl
he attended Sunday afternoon waa seri
ously hurt, but as yet he has received no
second call. He did not take her name,
and no one seems to know who she was.
It was thought she lived at Thirty-second
and S streets, but people In that nelghbor-
nooo dont know of the Injury.
It is reported that Miss Mary Demos and
her mother are both on the verge of In
sanity from the fright and grief they en
dured In the wrecking of their place of
business at Twentyrfourth and L streets.
The young women, Rena and Mary Demos.
and the mother were there alone during
Several of the injured Greeks remain at
the city Jail. Dr. W. J. McCrann, who at
tended Frank Sweeney and Joe Gambie,
who were wounded with bird shot reported
no complications. He took shot out of three
other boys from the same fusillade. They
were very slightly hurt and he did not keep
GREEKS DEPLORE THE Ml'RDER
Faad Will Be sabserlbed hr rl...
for Ala of Officer's Widow.
Deploring the wanton murder of Officer
Lowery, the South Omaha policeman, by a
Greek and declaring- that th orim w.
committed by an Irresponsible man and
that It could not be charged against the
entire community, the Greeks of Omaha
and South Omaha gathered In Barlght's
hall. Nineteenth and Farnam streets, yes
terday afternoon to denounce the murderer
and decry his crime.
The meeting was called for three rea
sonsto deplore the crime, to allay any
thoughts among the Greeks ot , rising
against their persecutors, and to raise a
fund for the widow of the murdered offi
cer. The raisins; of money was deferred.
however, to a second meeting to be held
some time today.
N. J. Mandanls presided and made the
first address. Addresses ware also ri.
Ilvered by Louis B. Ookos, president of
the Greek colony. George Cosmas, John
Bislls and Louis Brown, other officers of
the colony, John Johnson and Peter Mat
sukas. Let the Law Work.
"Let the law take Its course, but don't
you try to take the law Into your own
hands," said Mr. Mandanls. "Remember
your mother country, remember that no
Greek In this community has ever before
committed murder, while people of all other
nationalities have; remember that nothing
can be gained by heaping crime on crime,
and remember that if the city can't pro
tect your property that the city must pay
"Our minister to this country telegrsphed
me this morning to tell you men to keep
cool and not to follow the example set
by the mob of last night. Go back to your
homes, stay there, respect the law, and
everything will come out all right."
The entrance of a representative of The
Bee was welcomed with cheers by the
Greeks crowded In the hall and two of the
speakers, Peter Matsukas and Louis B.
Cokos, addressed their remarks directly to
ttie Representative of the paper, which they
praised for being always on the side of
law and order and against mob rule.
"These are free Greek colonists you see
here," said Peter Matsukas through an
Interpreter. "Please put In your paper and
tell American people that Greeks feel more
sorry than ever before becanse of this
murder of the good policeman. Ws are not
Quit coffee and for ,
tea days drink
Th Joy of returning health
will teU Its own tale.
TKsjtV x R.e&aotM
to blame, It was the crime of Just one man,
and we are not responsible for him.
"The South Omaha public did not
give us time to call a meeting to explain
our position, but the mob attacked our
property without waiting to find out
whether we countenanced the murder or
not. We don't believe In murder and we
place ourselves under the laws of the
United States and the state of Nebraska."
Refers e Aaaerlraas ta Atheas.
Mr. Cokos spoke In the English language
"We are more than sorry to see the peo
ple of the greatest country In the world
act as they did yesterday afternoon snd
last night, though we don't blame the
nation for the mob any more than the
mob should blame us for the murder by
one man. Many times we read In the
papers of mlxups In uncivilised countries,
but never anything like last night.
"We are responsible for what our people
do as a whole, but not for the act of one.
it Is the same with all nationalities. The
United States has provided good laws and
these laws will be our protection."
Loud cheering frequently punctuated the
remarks of the Greek orators and when
John Johnson, president of the Greek Pan
allnlgk society, spoke of the American bat
tleshlp fleet which recently visited his
country and reminded his hearers that th
people of Athens do not mob the peopl
In the American colony there when they
commit some crime, the applause waa deaf'
Mr. Mandanls has not as yet received
reply to the second telegram sent the mln
later from Greece.
There are 8,000 Greeks In Omaha and
South Omaha. But 700 of them are natur
allied American cltlsene, the remainder
holding allegiance to the mother country.
In these latter will the Grecian minister
GREEK MINISTER IS NOTIFIED
Aetlaa- Ceasnl la Chicago Will Make
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22.-L. A. Coro-
mllas, the Greek minister, today received
dispatches regarding the riots In South
Omaha yesterday, which will be supple
mented by complete detailed reports from
Mildred Adams, the noting consul of Greece
at Chicago, who is investigating the affair.
It Is expected that Minister Coromilas
will acquaint the State department with the
results of his Investigation, although the
national government Is powerless to do any
thing to alleviate the unfortunate condi
tlons further than to request the governor
of Nebraska to afford such protection In
the future as may lie In the power of the
The Incident In Its broad aspects is not
unlike the attack on the Japanese restau
rant keepers In Ban Francisco and ths
lynching of Italians In Louisiana, where
the national government expressed Its re
gret over the occurrences. In the latter
case comity provision was made by con
tress for Indemnity to the families of the
victims. Fortunately, this more serious
feature is not present In the Omaha case,
SHERIFF BRA I LIS Y IS CAUTIOUS
Will Walt on Actloa to Be Taken by
Roatb Omaha Officers.
"It seems best at this minute to let things
quiet down a bit before any further ar
rests are made or any steps taken toward
such arrests," said Sheriff Brailey at noon
Monday. "For the present It Is up to the
fire and police board of South Omaha. It
seems to me from what I hear about the
meeting of Sunday afternoon that further
arrests may be in ordjsr. If they are they
will be made."
The sheriff returned to hiii home at noon
to snatch a few hours' sleep. He will bo
ready to go to South Omaha at a minute's
notice all afternoon and probably will go
back to the scene of Sunday's trouble later
the day whether or not more trouble
then seems Imminent "It seems all over
now," he said.
THREE ORATORS EXPLAIN
(Continued from First Page.)
lose personally In th riot but will not sue
the city for damages."
Jerry Says He Spoke Calmly.
While admitting that the crowd made its
start at the mass meeting, Jere
miah Howard, one of the Douglas
' county representatives from South Omaha,
denied that hs said anything which would
create a riot when he spoke at the mass
meeting in South Omaha. He said he was
most careful of what he said, as he was
"foreshowed" that something might hap
Howard waa seen at the Burlington sta
tion Monday morning as, he had missed
the train for Lincoln after a hard run.
"Although I was 'foreshowed,' I did not
even warn tho people to be peaceable, be
cause I feared even that suggestion might
put some 'deviltry' Into their heads," said
Mr. Howard. "The thought flashed
through my mind aa I was talking that
It might stir them up.
"A few of those who were at the mass
meeting might have gone forth to make
trouble, but the majority of those at the
meeting were good cltls?ns of South
Omaha. I think some of those who were
there might have gone directly from the
meeting and gathered a crowd as they
went. Two resolutions were presented and
I simply spoke on the resolutions."
Kraas Gets Sore.
J. P. Kraus, one of the speakers at the
mass meeting at South Omaha, flew Into
the air and became real angry at the Bur
lington station Monday morning when
some one who knew him said:
"I did not know you were such a Marc
Anthony." , . '
He refused further to discuss the matter.
Mr. Kraus, who la a member of the Doug
las county delegation, went to Lincoln
Edward Porter, one of the first arrested
8unday night,' was transferred to the
Douglas county Jail Saturday morning.
Porter is not 18 years old and hence under
ths Jurisdiction of th Juvenile court His
parents tried hard to arrange for his bail
at ths Jail, but were referred to the county
IXNCOLN, Feb. 82. (Speclal.)-When the
house assembled this afternoon Repre
sentative J. P. Kraus of South Omaha Im
mediately rose to question of personal
privilege and denied that ha made an in
flammatory speech at the anti-Greek meet
ing In South Omaha. Sunday. He deolared
that the only part he had, taken in the
meeting was to move that a resolution on
the crowded condition of the Greeks be
referred to the governor and labor com
mhuiloner. Mr. Kraus also put In a dis
claimer for Representative Jerry Howard.
Sheets Neighbor aad Wife.
If ASH ALL. Texas, Feb. 2X Jesse Denson
yesterday shot and Instantly killed Mrs.
Bam W. Ford and dangerously wounded
her husband. The shooting took place en
of the principal streets of this city. The
Fords were driving In a buggy when they
met Denson, who was driving along In
the opposite direction. . Wheo the two
carriages neared each other Denson began
firing, killing Mrs.. Ford Instantly, while
her husband was shot through the lung.
No cause of the trouble is known.
TO CURBS A COI.D IS. OIIBI DAT I
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R. W. OKOVki a signature ea eah bee. Skj,
BURTON ANSWERS RMNEY
Ohio Kan Characterizes Canal Charges,
in Vig-orom Terms.
TAFT AND CROMWELL DEFENDED
Says ToaJared Vp Wrongs Are Bat
tressed l with Falsehood aad
Slander Coekraa Ala
WASHINGTON, Feb. C-A second speech
by Mr. Ralney (111.) reiterating his former
statements concerning the Panama canal
an a bitter arraignment of Mr. Ralney by
Mr. Burton (O.) furnished the principal In
cldents of the house of representatives to
day. After the Illinois member had spoken
for an hour in further denunciation of Wil
liam Nelson Cromwell, Mr. Burton took the
floor to make reply. He vigorously do
fended Mr. Cromwell. C. P. Taft President
elect Taft and others whom Mr. Ralney on
a former occasion had made objects of his
Mr. Ralney, he said, had furnished no
proofs of wrongdoing In connection with
the purchase of the Panama canal fran
chise, but Instead had conjured up wrongs
and buttressed them with slander and
falsehood, thereby placing himself on a
level with "the scurvy politician." He chal
lenged Mr. Ralney to get from behind the
protection afforded him by the constitution
of the United States and rules of the house
and make his charges In the open. Mr.
Covering (Mass.) Joined In the discussion
and Insisted that Mr. Ralney had proved
The Incident was closed by a declaration
by Mr. Cochran (N. T.) that persons whose
reputations were sttacksd In the house
should have an opportunity to defend them
selves In the same place.
Barton Answers Ralaey,
Mr. Burton elicited republican applause
when he rose to reply to Mr. Ralney. He
said that Mr. Ralney had abandoned for
the most part his accusations made in prior
spoeches "and goes afield and brlnas In a
new lot of accusations relating for the most
part to a treaty now pending between Pan
ama and the United States involving Co
lombia as well."
He declared that It would have been more
edifying to the house and more Instructive
to the country If Mr. Ralney had proven
the accusations he made.
It Is Impossible," he exclaimed, "that
there should be such childlike, such csre-
less abandonment of the rights of this
country as to lead to the results which the
gentleman has portrayed."
As regarded the timber contract he said
that was an old scandal. Mr. Burton then
assailed Mr. Ralney. "I object" ha uld
with vehemence, "to conjuring un wrongs
and buttressing them with slander and
falsehood, when there are real wrongs to
Mr. Ralney at once was on his feet and
demanded that the words be taken down,
while Mr. Bartlett (Ga.) wanted the Ohio
member ordered to take his seat
Mr. Burton, with a shrug of shoulders.
remarked that If what he said was going
to lead to a scene he would withdraw his
words, "but," he added, "they were uttered
under very great provocation."
Mr. Ralney at first declined to aocopt
the withdrawal, but later did so.
Continuing, Mr. Burton declared that full
Justice should be given to the men engaged
In the work of building the canal. "We
should uphold their hands," he exclaimed,
ana protect tnem against false accusa
tions.". Men, he said, who would attack
those engaged In that work had found It
necessary to go down Into the mlasmlc
swamps and polluted pools ot Panama It
self. Mr. Burton declared that Mr. Ralney
should retract his remarks sgalnst Presi
dent-elect Taft. Mr. Ralney's remarks. Mr.
Burton said, had been on the level of the
scurvy politician. There were weightier
matters that the house could consider. Mr.
Ralney, Mr. Burton declared, had taken up
the cudgels of a disappointed aide "and
taken up their material without analyzing
Mr. Burton paid a high tribute to Mr.
Cromwell, President Obaldla and the others
mentioned by Mr. Ralney. He spoke of his
senatorial contest with C. P. Taft and said
he never heard a word against Mr. Taft
that reflected on his honesty as a man, or
connected with him any schemes of ex
ploitation. "Are we not stepping below the
level on which we stand," hs Inquired,
"when we bring In private citlsena here
and openly accuse them of that which
brings contumely and corruption!" He
challenged Mr. Ralney to make his state
ments out In the open. "Will he," he
asked, "when he Is outside the protection
afforded by the constitution and rules of
this house, will he out in the open, make
the statements, that he has been making
here on the floor of this house? Will he
make so free with reputations as he has
In addressl ig us?"
The democrats applauded when Mr. Bur
ton said it was to the credit of the demo
cratic national committee that It had re
fused to have anything to do with the
alleged scandals. "But what consolation
la there," he asked, "for the accusation
"Let us have a fair and square and direct
statement and proof of that which he has
already said," Mr. Burton pleaded. "Then
when they are all proved, perhaps ths house
and the country will listen to what else
he has to say. But so long as ths sub
stantial averments he has made have been
proved groundless. It Is not for us to turn
aside from our ordinary business to pay at
tention to further accusations."
Those already made, he said, had fallen
to the ground from the weight of their
own improbability, absurdity and Incorrect
ness. While not sharing the opinion of Mr. Bur
ton "aa to the enormity" of Mr. Ralney's
action In seeking protection under the house
rules. Mr. Cockran of New York declared
that It would be an Intolerable situation
for a cltlsen of the United States who had
not been convicted of a crime to be assailed
on the floor of the house and no method
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provided by which the truth could be ascer
tained. The right of character, he asserted,
stood net to the right of life, "for the
man whose character is gone lives like
There should be, he contended, some way
by which persons assailed should have the
right to be heard on the floor of the house
He closed by demanding that Mr. (Ralney's
charges should be investigated, "and their
truth or inaccuracy once and for all estab
Following the sending of the array and
Indian appropriation bills to conference,
consideration or tne sundry civil appro
priation bill waa resumed, and It was pend
ing when the house at 6 p. m. adjourned.
DAY OF RETROSPECT
(Continued from First Page.)
of thanks was given to the speakers snd
Senate Meets aad Aajoarna.
The senate observed the Washington anni
versary by Joining with the house in Its
observance and on the return to ths senate
chamber took no action further than to
adjourn. Senator Laverty, who had voted
for postponing 8. P. 74, by Fuller of Sew
ard, permitting Sunday . base ball outside
the Incorporated limits of cities, sent up a
motion that the senate reconsider its action
and requested the vote be laid over a day.
The motion was put In at the reauest of
friends of Sunday base ball, in order that
the bill might be saved. The Ransom bill.
amending the Sunday law to permit county
commissioners to license Sunday base ball,
has gone through committee of the whole
and awaits third reading.
Kelley to Helatradaee Bill.
The Kelley bill, for an appropriation for
the establishment of an experimental agri
cultural station In western Nebraska, will
be reintroduced tomorrow In the house with
a larger appropriation probably $100,000 but
It will not specify the place where the
school Is to be located. Tho measure Is to
carry out one of the platfofm pledges of
the democratic party, which promised the
western part of the state such a achool.
When it was defeated It provided for a lo
cation at Cambridge, "Edgar Howard, In
his Telegram, sent a clarion note to the
members In a signed editorial begging the
members to listen to ths call of the com
mon democrats of the state. Mr. Kelley
has renewed his efforts snd will demand
an Increased appropriation In the bill to be
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