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VOL. XXXVIII NO. 4JJ4.
OMAHA, THURSDAY MOKNIXG, MARCH 4, 1909 TWELVE PAGES.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
EFFORT TO SAVE
Publishers of Omaha Paper Seek to
Have Postal Department Re
verse It Ruling.
May bray Gang; is
Indicted by Jury
at Little Rock
SENATE AND HOUSE
Conference Reports on Nearly All Big
Supply Bills Have Been
PASSBS THE HOUSE
Advocates Admit the Measure Will
Not Guarantee All Deposits
in the Banks.
Charge Grand Larceny and False Pre
tenses in Kile Case Maybray
Goes to Council Bluffs.
REFUSED PRIVILEGES OF MAIL
PRESIDENT'S SALARY IS $75,000
IMMEDIATE PAYMENT A MYTH
New Congressman from Thiis a
Banker at Washingto ..'
WAS A FARMER BEFORE ELL WT
Makes a Break in the House onv
PREDECESSOR SAVES THE DAY
Venator Gimltlr'i Postal Appointment
Favorably Reported, bat Chance
f Confirmation la
'From a Staff Correspondent. 1
WASHINGTON, March 3.-rSpetlal Tele
Cain. I Whether tha Farm Magazine pub
linliorl In Omaha la to have a clean hill
cf health a far aa the mai!a are concerned
Ih up tn the Pcntofflce department. This
nmgnxlno, which Is an alunct of the
Omaha News, was prohibited from clrcu
lntlng through the mII on account nf al
leged "fake circulation." Mel I'M. business
manager of the New, was in the city yes
terday and had a conference with the As
sistant attorney general for th Postofflee
department, locking to the. reinstatement
of tha Farm Magasino In the good graces
of tho department. Mr. Vhl has retained
Frank B. Kellogg:, the "trust buster," to
save his paper.
Latin Does Queer fftnnts.
Tha new congressman Is a Joy forever.
Frequently ha makes good, but sometimes
he fails to appreciate tils opportunities
and he gela Wt at the post when election
day cornea around. Just where Congressman-elect
Latta of tha Third d'strlct will
get off remains to be seen. His atart is
hardly up to tha pace which he set wtnn
he ran against Congressman Boyd. Jnmcs
I'. Latta was elected on the platform of
being the "farmera" candidate,' but the
card which be sent in to his democratic
nssoclate, Gilbert ML Hitchcock, today,
stated that he waa president of tha Forst
National bank of Tekamah. Neb. At homo
Latta la the friend of the tolling masses.
In Washington he forgets his farmrr
friends and takes upon himself the garb
of plutocrat. This, however. Is a mere
Incident In nasHlng of what Mr. Latta la
doing In Washington. What, he tried to do
In tha house yesterday cannot be passed idly
by, for unconsciously Mr. Latta broke all
the rules of that august body by intro
ducing on the floor during a session of
the house his friend, K1ward Burnham of
Norfolk, president of the First National
bank of that city.
Just how Mr. Latta took Mr. Burnham
on the floor Is not known. -Tho ship suV
slily bill waa up for consideration and the
house waa in considerable of an uproar,
when one of the doorkeepers eapled Mr.
Burnham on the floor. At the same mo
ment Congressman Boyd, whom Latta suc
ceeds, saw tha aituatlon and Immediately
hustled Burnham out of the chamber, ex
plaining to him that the rules prohibited
any person going on the florr except those
who had a right there. Mr. Latta explained
that Mr. Burnham had followed him Into
the chamber unconsciously, but those who
know the new congressman-elect from the
Third Nebraska dlstlrct do not believe
Burnham would follow anybody without In
vitation. And so Latta starts on his ca
reer. Gamble Spores a Point.
The senate committee on postofflcea to
day made favorable reports on the nom
inations of postmasters In South Dakota
as follows: F. E. McLaughlin, Geddes; F.
P. Williams, Hurley; Sumner E. Wood,
While, and Alex B. Cotts. Hudson. These
nominations have been opposed by Sen
ator Klttredge. they being presumably
frlenda of Senator Gamble. The committee,
however, has made a favorable report rec
ommendinf confirmation, but It is doubtful
whether In these closing hours of the ses
sion an executive session can be had to
Fenator and Mrs. Dolllvcr tendered a re
ception at their home, 1415 Massachusetts
avenue, this afternoon In honor of Gov
ernor Carroll and wife of Iowa, which. In
spite of adverse weather conditions, waa
largely attended. Mrs. Cummins and all
other women of the Iowa congressional del
egation assisted Mrs. Polliver In receiving
her guests. Aside from some Soft resident
lowsns, there were a number of notables
visiting here for Inaugural, including the
governors of Massachusetts, Vermont and
J. Q. Anderson of Chamberlain, P. P.,
is In Washington to attend the Inaugural.
Captain Pick of the Indian police of the
Omaha agency arrived today.
T. W. Tuttle with three others of the
Crow Creek Indians arrived In Washing
ton today upon business before the Inte
rior department. They have certain claims
against the govenment growing out of an
old treaty which they seek to have adjudi
cated as speedily as may be.
The bill extending for one year the time
In which the Yankton. Norfolk & Southern
railway may commence its proposed
bridge across the Missouri at TanktonS.
D, has panned both houses and has been
signed by the president.
Charles K. Maguon of Lincoln, who has
been minister to Panama, governor gen
eral of the Canal tone and provisional gov
ernor of Cuba, has returned from his trip
to his old home and la In Washington for
the Inauguf allon. Governor Magoon' has
planned a six months' trip In Europe before
he thinks seriously of the future.
Mr. and Mrs. William Hayward of Ne
hiaska City arrived In Washington today
and are guests at the Drlscoll.
A. H la 1.1 of Nebraska City Is In town
for the Inauguration.
Rural earners appointed: Nebraska, Ar
cadia, route 1, Frank D. Maddox, carrier;
Kose B. Maddox. substitute; Ord, route 4.
George H. Denais. carrier; Georgia E. Den
nis, substitute.' South Dakota. Frankfort,
route 1, John C. Ferris, carrier; Eugene B.
Stedman. substitute; Hitchcock, route 3.
George K. Voaa. carrier; F. L Voaa. aub
stilute; Planklngton, route 4, Roy D. Rob
erts, carrier; Jessie IL Roberts, substitute;
rVotland. route 1 Lewis J. Bardell, car
rier; Pol la Bardell. abustltute; Willow
Lake, route L Jamea T. Pettlt, carrier; C.
F. Fettlt, substitute.
Napoleon J. Wllmsen has been appointed
postmaster at Plana. Broan county, 8. p..
vice K. C. XaaTie. re
LITTLE ROCK. Ark., March 3. -The
grand Jury today returned one Indictment
In which J. C. Maybray, alias J. C. Gordon;
F. M. Clark, alias George Ieonard; J. I.
Warner, alias Pr. James: J. C. Johnson,
alias J. C. Lovejoy, and H. M. Ptoekwell
were indicted for grand larceny and false
'yetenses tn the alleged swindling of
Kile of Cisco. 111., out of 110.000 here
", ruary 13. Bond was fixed by Judge
e.'-; at 310.000. All of the men but May
will be held here. Maybray will he
jo Council Bluffs to answer charges
i s.'ot using the malls for fraudulent pur
poses. Those who were present to testify were
3. C. Cavanaugn of Pine Bluff, who was
relieved of STtT.flnO on a wrestling match in
New Orleans; J. G. Kile of Cisco, 111., who
lost 110.000 here February 13. on a horse
race; J. P. Walker, J. C. Bowman and
C. N. McCain of Denver and G. S. Bedford
of Greeley, Colo., who lost heavily on hone
races at Council Bluffs: J. F. Tlerney of
Slreator. III., who lust S10.000 on a wrest
ling match In New Orleans; T. W. Ballew,
who lost I.10.0UO on a horse race at Council
Bluffs; W. W. McGrath of Pine City,
Minn., who lost the same amount; Samuel
Sutor of Cass Lake, Minn., who lost $5,000
on a horse race at Council Bluffs.
Slap at Teddy
Solons Say Real Mean Things About
Retiring President in Bailey
WASHINGTON, March . Consideration
of the Bailey resolution directing the re
turn to heads of departments of communi
cations from them made in response to
demands of the senate, which purport to
bo sent "by direction of the president,"
was resumed by the senate today.
Mr. Bailey said that he did not expect
so much executive Insolence from the
next administration as there had been In
the , one now expiring. He waa aure that
there would be less If Senator Knox, who
la to be Mr. Taft's aerretary of state,
could control the matter.
Mr. Rayner supported Mr. Bailey's po
sition and exclaimed:
"The fourth of March Is rapidly ap
proaching. After that date we will have
a president who will obey the require,
ments of the law and will not evade the
constitution one who knows tho" limita
tions of the executive authority."
Senator Cummlna offered and Mr. Billey
accepted a substitute "declaring the right
of the senate to direct heads of depart
ment -to furnish The senate papers dVicn
ments and Information In all proper
rases, and that such heads of departments
are bound to furnish the same without
the Interference or Intervention of any au
Guard ntv Bill
Measure Will Become a Law as Soon
as Signed by Governor Trust
Companies Not Included.
TOPBK A. Kan.. March 3. The house and
senate today voted to concur In the second
conference report on the bank guarantee
law and the bill nil become a law as soon
as It Is signed by the governor and pub
lished. The new measure Is similar to the
old one defeated In the senate. Trust com
panies are not permitted to come under the
provision of the law. New banks must
wait a year before being permitted to be
come guarantee banks, savings deposits
1 are nrotected when not In excess of $100
for each Individual depositor.
MINERS ENTOMBED BY GAS
EXPLOSION AT WILKESBARRE
Teat or Fifteen Men Said
Trapped In Barnlaar Mia
One Is Dead.
WILKESBARRE, Pa., March 3. - Owe
miner waa kilted and It Is said from ten
to fifteen men are entombed as the result
of an explosion of gas today In the Bal
timore elope of the Delaware it. Hudson
Coal company In the eastern section of
this city. Ttie mine is burning.
T. F. Stroud of
T. F. Stroud of the Stroud Manufacturing
company of Omaha, waa one "Mike" the
Maybiay gang not only failed to land for
a neat" sum, but thinks be U probably the
only "Mike" who got away with some of
the gang's money. Ha allowed the gang
to lead him to the final show down and
thrn failed to produce.
Stroud had sold a steam shovel In Joplln
for ST.aUO and as the swindlers were then
at work in Webb City, which is near Jop
lln, they conceived the Idea that it would
be a good plan to work on Stroud and take
his money away from him when he went
to Missouri to collect hi bill on the steam
The steerers paid Stroud $KO for expenses
from Omaha to Webb City, and. as he had
to go anyway to rlos his own transaction,
he took their money and went on the ap
pointed time to collect his draft fur 17.500.
The foot race was to be run the next
day and Stioud was to go to the hotel
where the "millionaires" were and bet the
steerers' money on the race.
He went .to the hotel and was given
tSMOO In currency to go Into another room
to bet with the millionaire. Stroud took
the money, which was In a. satchel and
went into the other room and the betting
waa still on. He was told In advance that
the "millionaire" probably would not
want to bet more tnan tlUM or tU,0u) on
the raoe. When he got In the other room
he found the "millionaire" playing bridge
whist for big stakes, but when the foot
All Other Increase in Dispute Are
PENAL CODE BILL IS PASSED
Sections Objectionable to Democratic
Senators Stricken Oat.
BUSY DAY AT THE WHITE HOUSE
President Roosevelt Signs Number of
Mensares, Receives Governors,
Interstate Commerce Com
mission and Others.
WASHINGTON. March 3 Never has a
congress expired more peacefully than the
sixtieth congress. The democratic filibuster
against the penal code bill In the senate
was drawn to a close today by an agree
ment eliminating from the measure the
objectionable features authorizing the use
of troops at election places and the measure
was passed without actually changing the
law now on the statute books.
The Bailey, resolution declaring the right
or the senate to demand papers and Infor
mation" from heads of departments waa
referred to the committee on the Judiciary
after an animated debate, during which
Senators Dolllver and Beveridge maiio
vigorous defense of the president.
The conference report on the legislative,
executive and Judicial appropriation bill was
agreed to. The conferees eliminated all
salary increases In dispute except that of
the salary of tho president, which waa fixed
At 6:31 o'clock the senate took a recess
until 8.30 p. m.
House Adopts Conference Reports.
On the eve of final adjournment the
house of representatives today transacted
Its business with a facility unusual for a
dying congress, although at times there waa
much confusion which the speaker had
difficulty In controlling. With scarcely
any debate tho conference reports on the
military academy, legislative, executive and
Judicial and penal code bills wero agreed to
The bill amending the copyright laws of
the "ITnited States In regard to "canned
music" waa passed as were also a large
number of private bills.
Having practically wound up the con
sideration on all other pressing business
the house at 6:15 p. m. took a recess until
10 p. m.
Bnsy Scenes at White House.
Men who have been fifty years at the
White House have no recollection of scenes
such a were witnessed there today in
the dosing hours of President Roosevelt's
administration. It la estimated that betweeu
It and 13 o'clock at least I.BOO visitors called
to exchange farewells with the retiring
During all this time the president slopped
at Intervals to sign bills coming in from
congress or to attach his name to photo
graphs brought to him.
The president signed today the District
of Columbia, the fortifications, and the
urmy and navy appropriation bills. Tho
lntter bill, contained the provision designed
to restore the marines to the ships of the
navy, from which they were taken by order
of President Roosevelt. The Brownsville
bill, which permits the discharged negro
soldiers of the. Twenty-fifth Infantry tn
rc-inllst In the army upon establishing
their Innocence has not reached the presi
dent, but he said today that he had de
cided to sign IL
livery cabinet officer In the cltv went
to the White House during the day with
the heads cf bureaus and the principal of
ficials ot their departments.
Reception for Governors.
President Roosevelt this afternoon re
ceived Governor Draper of Massachusetts.
Governor Hughes of New York, Governor
lladley of Missouri and the governor of
Rhode Island with their respective staffs.
Among those received by appointment
were the member of the Interstate Com
merce commission. The president ex
changed with each member cordial personal
Chairman Knapp. speaking for the com
mission, said the country was indebted for
the president's persistent efforts and com
manding Influences for notable measures
of regulation. In response the president
said: "You have, done the work, while I
have seemed to get the credit for It. I have
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race was spoken of the game immediately
stopped and the betting began.
One "millionaire" offered to bet SS.OOi) on
the race and Stroud took the bet. Another
wanted to bet S10.0CO and Stroud covered his
money. ine nr man men wanted to
bet $10,OiiO more and Stroud covered his
money, making SJS.000 of the steerers'
money be had bet on the race.
I II Just bet SIO.'JOO more as a final
waer Millionaire rs o. 2, nut as
Stroud had but 15,000 left he could not cover
It and that was the cue for the gang to
"Don t let htm get away with that
money when we have a cinch." said one
steerer. -rut up your own money and
cover the bet.
Stroud did not want to bet and had no
money beside. The crooks worked on him
for some time and still he did not tell them
he had sent his draft to Omaha.
"Ill Just bet 709 $100 tft your revolver
you haven't got a draft at all." shouted
one of the gang pulling a tlOO bill from tls
vet pocket. The bluff waa for the double
purpose of having Stroud declare himself
as to whether he had the draft or whether
he had a gun. Stroud kept hi peace.
The men became abusive and Insinuated
that they thought Stroud was a gentleman
and that he had a little coin. Stroud held
his ground and waa soon able to back out
of the room, having evidently Intimidated
the gang by hi refusal to declare himself
one way or the other a to whether ha bad
a gun or a draft. "
From the Philadelphia Record.
TEN PERISH IN F1RETRAP
Thirty Families in New York Tene
ment Caught by Flames.
BLACK HAND AT FIRST BLAMED
Blase started In Basement Following;
Receipt of Threat by Tenant
Many Thrilling; Rencnea
NEW YORK, March 3 Cut off from es
cape by a burning stairway, ten persons
perished early today In a five-story tene
ment house at 372-4 Seventh avenue. The
victims, who were all Italians, with the ex
ception of an unidentified Frenchman,
ranged In age from 80 years to an Infant
girl of i. Five persons, including a police
man, who was cut by Tying glass, and a
male child about 1 year old were Injured
and taken to hospitals. It was at first be
lieved the blaze was Incendiary, following a
"black hand" blackmailing notice which an
occupant of the building received several
There was about thirty families, mostly
of Italians. In tho tenement house and po
licemen and firemen rescued many of them
by ladders and by swinging them across
from windows to neighboring buildings.
Several babies were thrown from the win
dows and caught by firemen who were
standing on the extension ladder.
Most of the occupan . SiJj T"e tenement
were asieep when the tit tin and many
of them were overcome before awakening.
Policemen Rellly and Gallagher obtained
access to the upper floors of tiie burning
building by climbing to the roof of an ad-
Joining structure and creeping along a cor
nice to the rooms of an apartment occu
pied by Attila Paslfo, who, with his wife
andV son Louis, aged 7, were taken out of
the window and carried along the cornice
to the adjoining building, whence the fire
men took them to the street.
Two Babes In Arms, Catches Third.
Three bablea were taken from the rooms
on the rourth floor by the thrilling work
of two firemen. Standing on an extension
ladder outside the windows. Robert Nel
son, one of the firemen, caught two of
the children as tbey were thrown to him
by another fireman from the windows. As
Nelson started down the ladder with the
two bahtes In his arms, the man again ap
peared at the window and called out: "I
have got another baby here; catch it."
Before Nelson could reply the man threw
the baby out of the window, and Nelson,
with two babies already in his arms, man
aged to catch the third and carried them
all down the ladder to the street.
The work of rescue was delayed by' the
falling of three firemen from the second
and third floors when their scaling ladders
slipped off the window sills. Thb firemen
were not much hurt. Many of the occu
pants were taken down on scaling ladders
and later on extension ladders which
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People don't have
to be fooled into
ing. To most peo
ple its as important
as any news in the
"What is more important to
the average household than
where they can get most for
the limited amount they have
Take the want ads, for ex
ample. , The advertiser who
tells what he has to sell and
why you bhould buy of him,
gets returns far out of projior
tion to the little he has to pay
for a want ad.
Why do they bring so much
Simply because people find
advertising of live interest.
They know reading want
ads pay for the time spend a
dozen times over.
Have jrou read th want ads
yet todajT YMv.
CUTTING ITS HEAD OFF.
London Advices Say it Will Not Insist
on Territorial Compensation
Peaceful Settlement Expected.
IXJNDON. March S.-It was learned con
clusively In London today that Servia, In
accordance with the advice of the powers,
has withdrawn her demand for territorial
compensation at the hands of Austria-Hungary.
The semi-official news published In
Vienna to the contrary, is therefore errone
ous. The question of the autonomy of
Bosnia was not raised in the representa
tions made by the powers at Belgrade.
It Is believed that this decision on the
part of Servia forshadows an early and
peaceful settlement of her difficulties with
VIENNA, March 3. Semi-official advices
received here from Belgrade set forth that
Servia refused to withdraw her demands
for territorial compensation at the hands
of Austria-Hungary and the autonomy of
Bosla. Servla's claim arises from the
annexation of Boela and Heraegovina by
Austria-Hungary last fall. The sltua
tlon between the two countries ha been
critical of late and the powers of Kurope
have been negotiating aa to the best means
of securing settlement. It had been hoped
that Servia would forgo her demand for
territory. ' .
TARIS. March 3. The sensational report
from Vienna that Servia had refused to
accede to Russia's request to abandon Its
demand for territorial compensation finds
no confirmation here and Is not believed.
Advices received at the foreign office early
this afternoon Indicate the contrary, namely
that Servia has decided to follow the ad
vice of the powers.
Would Dismiss ,
South Dakota Supreme Court Takes
Motion of Attorney General
FIERRB, S. D., March 1 Acting under
ordera from Judge Garland of the United
States court. Attorney General Clark ap
peared In the suprejnev court today and
moved dismissal of the cases brought In
that court on the t-cent rate law. The
court took the motion under advisement.
LUCKY BALDWIN LEAVES
HEIRS TWENTY-FIVE MILLION
Veteran Plunger Disposes of Immense
Holdlnara In Way Satisfactory to
All Members of Family,
LOR ANGELES. Cal.. March S.-The
will of the late K. J. iLucky) Baldwin, the
famous turfman and plunger, diposlng nf
property valued at about I3,0no.oo0. was
placed In court by his attorney, Bradner W.
All of Baldwin's near relatives are recip
ients of large bequests. It Is understood
that the disposition of the property Is en
tirely satisfactory to all of the family and
that no contest on their part will result,
Program of Inauguration
Ceremonies at the Capital
WASHINGTON, March 3. Weather con
dition will govern to no small extent the
time consumed by the inaugural ceremonies
tomorrow. If fair cool and pleasant, as
has been predicted the ceremony on the
stand in front of the capitol will abe pro
longed In order that the audience in at
tendance upon the proceedings within the
senate chamber may mak? Its way through
the narrow corridors to the inaugural stand
in time to see Mr. Taft take the oath of
office and hear him deliver his inaugural
address. In the event of rain Mr. Taft will
Immediately take the oath and begin his
address, which In all probability would be
The program for the day has been care
fully prepared. From ( to 1:30 a, m.
Cabinet officers, the joint Inaugural com
mittee of the senate and house ana other
will assemble at the White House at lu
o'clock, the start for the capitol will be
made by the president, president-elect,
committees, cabinet and other officer. Con
gress will have been In session and It has
been agreed that the business of the sen
ate shall conclude at 10:45. whn a recess
will be taken for one-half hour. The
families of the president, president-elect,
vice president and vice president-elect arc
expected to take seat In the family gallery
t 11 10. At 11:14 the senate will again be
called to order and will be occupied wlta
STEEL PRICES MAINTAINED
Reduction on Plates, Shapes and Ears
Are Not Material.
PIG IRON PRODUCTION LARGE
Wire and Tin Plate Bnslness Active
nd No Cats Have Deen Made
In quotations Large Con
tracts for Coke.
CL.HVEUAND, March S.-The Iron TTade
Review tomorrow wll Isay: The readjust
ment of conditions following the recent
declaration of an open market has pro
ceeded In an orderly manner. While a
moderate amount of business has been,
developed, manufacturers are not showing
the disposition of past years to take orders
regardless of cost, and careful estimating
is being done to avoid selling at a loss. In
splto of unconfirmed rumors to the con
trary, the quotations on plates, shapes and'
steel bara are being well maintained. There
la less talk concerning the making of Chi
cago a basing point, but It is believed that
price will be based on Chicago If neces
sary to take orders. The Lackawanna
Steel company, which last week 'based it
quotations on Buffalo, ha returned to
the Pittsburg base.
It 1 not to be expected that the recent
reduction, sweeping as It Is, will make Its
effect felt In all line into which Iron and
steel enter. For Instance, there seems to
be no likelihood ot
of machine tool.
a reduction in prices
1Mb; Iron Production Increases.
The production of pig Iron continues at a
greater rate than Is justified by the de
mand, the dally production for February
being 60,061 tons, compared with 57,864 tons
In January. The February total was l,t1,
423 tons. Some companies favor a general
movement for the banking of all furnaceb
for thirty days, or the blowing out of
many stacks. The demand Is limited, and
in some cases, especially in the south, where
Iron Is sold rather freely at $13 for No. 2,
the situation Is weak.
The wire business Is In such a flourish
ing condition that no difficulty has been
experienced in maintaining the old price
and expected reduction have not been
made. The same Is true of tin plate, the
manufacturers of which are hnylng that
the price of their crude material will not
Orders for about 12,000 tons of plates have
been taken by the leading Interest, and a
manufacturer of cars has placed an order
for 7,000 tone of shapes. Rumors of orders
for cars. Including 8.500 fo the Baltimore &
Ohio railroad, are current, but nothing
definite In regard to them I. as developed.
Independent Interests have announced a
reuctlon on black sheets of from I- to 16;
on galxanlzed $4 to f6, and on corrugated
roofing I- to $4. Reports of lower quota
tion are current.
Few Large Strnetaral Contracts.
Structural Iron contracts of large tonnage
are not numerous. The books of the Amer
ican Bridge company for the last month
amounted to about lOW tons, and those
of the Independent Interests to about 40,000
ton. Quotstlon on rolling billets have
been established at (23 Pittsburg, and 135
Pittsburg on sheet bars. In tha east roll
ing billets are sold at at the mill, and
the Chicago price Is fc3.a0. It Is understood
that In all case full freight charge are
1 to apply.
the usual exercises and the appointment
of a committee to wait on the President
with the announcement that the business
of the congress had been finished and' that
the body is ready to adjourn.
This commltteo will not return until U:M.
Vice President-elect Sherman will enter ie
chamber at the same time ant take hi
seat at the right side of Vice President Fair
banks, who will administer the oath of
office and then respond to the resolution
of thank to him. When he hra concluded
the adjournment of the sixtieth congress
mill be announced, which will tske place utes, hut he withdrew hi motion when a
at li o'clock sharp. Vice President Shei- howl went up. Then the Bowman motion
man will then swear In groups the new carried.
and re-elected aenators. in his talk against the bill. Taylor of Tork
At 12:36 the vice president will direct the told the democrats: "When till bill b-sergeant-at-arms
to execute the order of comes a law the people will sav 'we asked
the senate for the Inauguration. According, for bread and y..u gave us stone.' I hoard
to estimates of time it is estimated that j an unlimited guaranty fund talked during
Mr. Taft will take the oath of office at the campaign. The fund In this bill Is I m
about 1:10 p. m , anj that bis soeech will t.t vn r;lua t,;.vrr vr Thi. i.
require about thirty minutes.
Luncheon will not be served at the capi
tol for the new president, which has txen
the custom of the past and Mr. Taft is
expected to start immediately at the head
of the procession for the White House. Mr.
Roosevelt will begin bis march to the
t'r.lon station at about the same time. It
1 expected that about five hours will be
occupied In reviewing the Inaugural paracV
All But Committee Amendments Are
Promptly Voted Down,
ONE SALOON BILL FINALLY DEAD
No Chance to Pass the Seven O'clock
SINK BED SHEET BILL PASSES
Senate Gets Wangled I n and r"orets
to Officially Take a Recess, bat
the Members Plop to Kat
Joat the Peine.
(From a Staff Correspondent.
LINCOLN, March 3-(SpeclaI.)-Though
admitting the banking bill does not provide
for the actual guaranty of deposits and
neither does it provide for the Immediate
payment of loeses In case of bank failures,
the democratic majority in the house this
afternoon recommended the bill for pas
sage, following an all-day discussion nf the
The majority party refused to take from
the governor the control of the bank which
the bill glees to him and place It In tha
hands of the State Banking board, com
posed of the governor, the attorney gen
eral and the state auditor, a made up In
the bill, even though the member of tha
majority party were elected under the
slogan. "Let the People Rule."
It was pointed out by republican speak
ers that while the attorney goneral and
the state auditor were elected member of
the board by the people. Just the same as
was the ogvernor. this bill provided th.w
should be mere figureheads on the board.
But It had no erfeet.
Klllen of tJage told the members that
Nebraska had a governor who at one time
was a banker and that the records showed
he was a very poor hanker, .and he called
upon Victor Wilson, at one time a bank
examiner, to verify the statement, but Mr.
Wilson Ignored the question because Wil
son's explanation might have opened the
eves of the majority party to the aerlous
ness of Its action In placing the governor
In absolute control of the bank of N.
Thlosen of Jefferson and McColl if Cage
voted with the democrat when the roll
wa called upon the motion not to concur
In the report of the committee of the
whole, but to substitute another measure
for this bill, which left the hanking laws
aa they are at present and changed tha
guaranty fund to an unlimited amount
Thlessen explslned that he had r,, 1
his people to vote for a guaranty bill, and
I h. K.i I . ... . ..
is tnc mil wbleh will paaa.
"' " ,aio r.e voted no because
iupo.i io me guaranty of bank de
posits. Vole on the Hill.
who voted to recommit the bill
specific amendment to suhstltni.
the Myers hill, now pending In the senate,
were the following:
R.fi7AHi,,,i,r0?1,r' Bak7v Blay. Barrett,
B gole. Black, firown of Lancaster. Bushee
base. Ll ls rannon. tirlffln. Hadsell
Nj!?ru10fvdams(Jnn""n of Burt. Moore
1 2- y,2yZ'- i-"nnoll, Rainea. Raper
YoJkln 8uberson 8mllh Taylor of
mNSat!.!''1 ,Boe."8- Boland. Botts. Bow
man Brodrii k Brown of Sherman. Butt.
Bygland. t arr. Case. Cab. Clark, Connolly!
t oopernder. Ooeal, Dostal. Eastman
Muiu. Fogarty. Krle. Oerde. Griff
Ureig, Grov.s. Harrington, Hector TlerfeiO
Kra'."0,lm,- 'ry. Kelley? K
Kraus. Lawrence. Lux. Marlett, Millar
u TPy' hU:C" ' McVlcker. Pickens, Pllger
s.nu 'u hrU''-- Sclioettger. Shoe-nVe,
Sink fekeen Snyder, tednian, wan. Tal.Vott
Taylor of Custer. Taylor of Hitchcock
Thlessen. Thomas. Weems. West, Wl son
Worthing, Young. Mr. peaker-62. "8on-
In the discussion this afternoon Hum
phrey of Lancaster moved that Instead
of giving authority to the governor to ap
point the examiner that these appoint
ments lie made with the approval of the
State Banking Board. The motion was
promptly voted down.
In the debate on the bill Monday Taylor
of Custer secured an amendment providing
inai uie reserve fundj shall be deposited
In d"iviRitorif s approved by the banking
board. Cnder tho original bill this power
was given to the governor alone. Today
Taylor moved to reconsider that motion,
but after a lengthy debate the motion to
reconsider was lost. In discussing It Clark
of Richardson said:
Too Much Power to Governor.
"I am in favor of keeping those word
out (giving power to governor to select
deprsltortes). Too much pwer hag al
ready been given to the governor. Wo
expect thi law to be In forco for many
years, and I want to denounce on the
floor of this house the proposition to giva
to the governor the power to say where
this money should be deposited. It say it
Is almost a crime."
Broderlrk tried to get In an amendment
cutting out the words "other than bank
stocks." referring to the section which
provide that stockholders of bank must
have property other than bank stork, sub
ject to execution, of twice the value of
their hank stock. But he lost, thourh It
! was explained this section made the hank
ing business the business of the rich man
only. Graff explained this applied only
to hanks yet to-be organised.
At the conrluHlon of the debate on amend
ments Brown of Lancaster moved that the
bill be Indefinitely postponed, giving a his
reasons that the bill did hot provide for
the guaranty of bank deposits; that It
tended to dlrhonest banking: that It gave
to the governor too tnuoh power.
At the conclusion of hi speech Brown of
Nuckolls moved that debate be limited to
minutes to each speaker. Taylor
I moved thet debste be shut off In five mln-
jukt like the lns-iranc against hog cholera.
The Insurance was good until the hogs be
gun to die of cholera. The bill will tend to
decrease the capital stock of bank and
thus lessen the liability."
Clark of RlcharUon and Graff spoke for
tho bill, ad.nittlng that while it wa not
all that might havo been expected and that
It might not be perfect. It wa a atart lj
tht right dlrecllou. It wag tha fvundatlo
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