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The Omaha Daily
THE OMAHA DEE
rsi, re!ibi newspaper that It
tdnJUi to tcb and eeerT borne.
Tor Nebraska Snow and wjirroer.
For loa- InrrfRfirc loi)d1M.
For vfa't'T rt?o' "fT re S
VOL. XXXIX XO. 143.
OMAHA, TUESDAY MOKXIXO, DECEMBER 21, WO TWELVE PAGES.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
i'.t. After Taking this Attica, Ad-;:-:rs
for tie Christmas
H.LULCZ5I E.ULE ES HOUSE
Ucaainiczi Consent Concession Used
for Fint Tine to Pats EilL
FEESrrFJTT SIXES 502LT5ATI05S
EicLard C. Eertzs Knaed for Ara
Ititador to Anitria-HniLgary.
B0BI3T BAC05 FOE FBAXCX
llriir) I.aae V llae af Vuliliilna t
oeeeed I Hit II E. TkpMl v I
Mrilro Mtrtktli mm 4 At
1 V A h'HlNGTON, !. 2? The senate and
tl.p .ouer concluded their arfl'.i'us labor
by S o'cl !: t1;.y. The (Jji.'T;roft frT
tw o wi k mi. be t. ken to eniWe th mem
bers pTjjr y to observe the Christmas hol
iday. Af'Of from th confirmation of the noml
r.i t of Horace P. Lurton of Tennessee
t, ;. ar asscriate Justice of the supreme
to t- arid the oc-cfirmttlcm cf W. J. Kills
to i governor of New Mexico the prlnc-jpe
fettur of the fcrTihJe prwe3lpr -rat a
r.Th laden Titb ofrtiroinii ajfl prx-xl cher
or the Cbntmu wcn tiy Senator Ie
). The a-ddrma of the New Iwk !i
eaJled forth hr whht lie chaTcterirJ an
iie pclTnlFtie pr!Jrtlon lr. Senator la
FoUette'a mnraxine ami In roany news
paper, and cthfir peiriodicai relatine to the
tffct of the preent tariff law upon prioof
f neceari of Hfe weT aa In relation
x iar per to the people bfaune of a pod
tna xbaution of nationaj recarce.
For the first time ince the FVjijreraJd
ruVe prwidiny for a Mtian'.mou consent"
rAlendar u a,doj4ed that rule wan inx-oked
today Jn the bouae and one Joint reo3utlra
maaine ai-aila.ble a fmaT". aprpi-iaticm for
the !rri'rovene!nt of the Tennessee rtver
and a Mil of ocaJ inteireet were pajwed.
Hei?entaLiv Monde'l of Wyoming
f-rx-ke at wrae length araJDrt the propoal
tlon plveu It the fefleraJ fwrnimfnt con
trol of daro and water power rlgtita In the
lifferent Ftatea. tSefending Fecretary BaUin
t er in that eonnection and URaTed the ac
tion of "certain a-overnnieirit bureau 1 al
temptle to usurp rlgrhta belonging to the
The rlatr1rt of Columhla Mil carrj-lng
atut waa xuaswd without opposi
Rppre tentative Hardr of Texas denounced
the publication of wtorSea charring mem
ber of ooncrea 1tb corruption In coa
atrQos with projtoaed chip rubaldy iegts
latka. IMylawtte A polmtn-B ta. .
Frweidecit T&ft tday aeeit to tike aeaal
tbe nomination of Richard C Keren of
Mlnwurl to ba a-mha aaador to Auetria-
Prealdvnt Taft alfo aent ta the aeoate to
day tha foUowlng atber somlnatlona of
Lmba.iwadora and nolsiMera:
Robert Baoon of New Tork- ambassador
Htnry Lana Wilson of Washington, am
bassador to Mexico,
Ctarlwa Pagw Br-aa of Iilinoia. minister
William Janes Calhoon of Cllnoia, tnln
iFter to China.
Henry P. FleAcher of PennsylraJila, min
ihtr to Chile.
Henry T. Gage of California, minister to
P S. Reyaolds Hitt of EUnots. minister
John B. Jackson of New Jersey, minister
Fenton R. McCreery of Michigan, min
ister to Hooduraa.
Edwin V. Margaa of New Tork.. minister
Chaxiee W. Ruasell of the District of
Columbia, minister to Persis.
Lauretes & Sweosoo of Minnesota, min
ister to Swltseflasd.
Horace O Xnowles of Telaware. minister
and consul general to the Dominican re-
T';t president also sent in the rames of
1 following secretaries of ambasstes:
"Philip M. Rrom-a of the restrict of Co -
lumbia. at Oty of Mexico.
H.nry U Jane of Wisconsin. Constant!-;
rwin B Laushlin of PannsvlvaEia. at
Horfmaa Pi.lllip of New Tork, at Rio de j robbery of a freight train is the coun
JanHro. try. He protested his innocence, but ac-
M jntgoroery fcchtiyk-r, Jr.. of New York,
t Tol l.
Ceoige Port Wbeelock of Washington, at
ft. Petersburg. ' ,
tUwls Einstein of New Tork, at P-klng. I
Faxum Hibben of Indiana, at Nether- j
Unds and Luxecburg. :
ft ai ls Punning White of New Jersey, j
at Cbristlanla. Norway. I
Belkan Ikhoyer of Pennsylvania, at Bo
To be agent and consul genera) at Cairo.
Erii. Petei Augustus Jay of Rhode Is-Ur-d
llioraei ial laavrsjaala.
Irti(3ijii Tsfl w-iil to the s-jiaie today
the t imiuatloTs of tlx follua lng Vnitefl
t":ai iini ict .iicrxeys:
Willis E. TivuiTi-ajin. for the eastern
t'j-UK-t of Illinois
William A. Nwihcutt. f;r the sinthera
dis-trtct of I.in.oie.
Atla K. Van Valker.burgn. for the north
wtstrm district of Minsouri.
JoMj-h E. Morrieott, for the territory of
tu t--rt T. Ievl:n. t-r the ztortbera dirti-ict
kam J-"ria. tor Hit southern diKt-ict
lt,.trt Wfciteh.-is. for Vaioe.
1. I. Furxtv. foi M assachuaetta.
Erwl F. Chiaa. for Suth Carolina.
Ttic iffsidt'iii also sent la the homtna
tionf t the folloair.g I'nlted IftaUs mar
tals: O.trW-a P. H.ith, for the iaaem district
Williaaa Hirkrl. for the southern district
f New Yura.
Cieigtitao M. Foreker. for New Mexico.
IVpe M Er.g. for 1)4 aarth'm distivt
M'alu-r It. Johisoa. fur tt nrtlera lit.
met cf Geo.-g ul
Mt Mleer iart Still Oaf.
. I'NJo.N CITT. Tenw.. Iec. J9- The Jury
a ue ndor use teivrted late today
tl.st ur.e.fc.s lo arre-e en a ter-
eiet Ju t:' Jnev. .fT-r, sent then back
Million is High
for Deputy Parr
Loeb Thinks Assistant Cill Kot Get
tht Amount for Sugar Fraud
NEW Tr.RK, Drc 3D Whl IWutv
R'chard Fair's claim fo: a moiety of the
S11.T. recovered It eb rr.rnm.M
through rrr-ur of the sugsr frau's at
this port ha been approved it ap;ea.7-ed
probable from the sta-.eroe-nt m-d by
Cr.ilertor f the pr.rt William Lob, Jr..
today That Farr share In tne funds ma
not likely to b - or anything ap-
1 ie cone
caw cf Mr. ;
he btlieved the arr
" to be libe-al in tbe
.fe services had been
to siate thai
rlrg down tbi
Surar fraods '
lion here today
officially led lo
was not jiiepared
T has expended a
i several hundred
1 ? r.f enerry in run
r i nhich led to the
"tV under lnvestlga
thrown out nn
, -ot-l.t-t that an Indict
ment against an Individual believed to b
"hifber v&' than lnen previously indicterl
might It retumrd by the federal gran-:.
En est Grbr,aucht formerly sujw-rlr.tenj-ent
of the American Sueir Rf:ning com
pstys piaiit at Willia-nrburR. was ar
rairr.ed today. Gretnaucht pleaded not
guilty to an indictment charring him with
conspiracy in crrn-ct1on with the suui:
weighing trt.uS. He was continued at
liberty ojTider bf il.
WASHINGTON. Dec S. Treasury off!
cltls were nt willing tod-ay to haxarfl n
rutss a to the amount of money that rra
be awarded to Richard Parr. vhoe clsim
for moiety in the sugar fraud cases haf
ben approved by Collector Loeb Thcv
d"id not think, however, it would be very
Water Power Trust
Myth, Says Mondcll
Wyoming Congressman Attacks Fed
eral Control of Sixers and Scores
WASHINGTON. tec. Scoutteg the
Idea that there it a watr poser trur.
and defending iserretaJT cf the Interior
Ballinger against stmie of the adverse
criticism of the adminifra;on of land
lama. Representative Monde!! of. Wyoming
rnfUi todar in favor of state as eppofel
to federal control in the development of j
the water power., particularly on the nav
Ha said the prantom of a water power
monopoly w hich ""certain persons had at
tempted to conjure up, was indescribably
grotesque and ridiculous.
Mr. Mondell spoke of the Influence of
certain "powerful" bureaus of the federal
government In building up aid- f osterin;
"TuperflciaJ" public sentiment. ' He .re
ferred to atia he termed "the "loose talk
about -giving away, power of the public
domain. etc. i
Representative Mann, then defended his
bill on federal control ef dam and power
sites against what he termed waa unwar
raated construction of its language by Mr.
A eolloouy ensued betwea the two gen
tlemen, in which Mr. Mann exhibited con
siderable Impatience and finally ex
"Anbody oo earth excepting the gentle
man from Wyoming caa see the meaning
of my MIL The trouble is tt.et he la so
wroughi up over this tubjec t that the act-oti
of any member from east cf tha Rocky
mount a.lns in Introducing a bill harlng
a bearing on It is like waving a red Hag
at a bull."
ASKS SPEEDY TRIAL FOR COOK
State Desertarat Arte la Behalf af
resdsrtsr laaatrlaaaed la
M ex lew.
WASHINGTON, rec. JO "Vrge upon
Mexico the importance of hurrying the
trial f Jam A. Cook." was in substance
tl.e message telegraphed by the State dt
partment today to the American ajnbassa-
I dor at the City of Mexico. The action fol-
i Jolre 4 conference between Assistant Sec-
Uurr of gtaie Wilacn anA RTiiutir
gg,, Knsaa. Cook Is a constituent of I
.v. w -i
cording to advices here, was beid responsi.
ble for the affair because he was in charge
gpn a(jvied the department that
rlTatLa mtB m Ttxaa were threatening
r.pril,iae on Mexico br makiBg It uncom-
fonable for Mexican railroad aien entering
Texas If some action waa oot ipeeduj.
Friends Help Dahlmans
Observe Silver Wedding
Members of the Iahiman Democracy
crowded the mayor's offce Monday morn
ing in such large numbers that by 11
'clock there waa no room for any more.
At that hour Colonel Fanning and Judge
John Jefferson Mahoney entered tha pri
vate office and brought the mayor and
Mra I. a hi man into the pubi.e room.
The n Big Chief Tom Fijxji. of the Dahl
man club took the floor, and. In a grace
ful Uttie speech recalled th fact that thia
mas the twenty-fiftfe anniversary of tnt
m ending of Mr. and Mra. L'ahiman.
"In thtea data, when the marriage tie
Is held so lightly ." said Mr. Flyns. "it is a
j pleasure Indeed to find that thare are those
in ts jlso mho atiil regard that tie as
aacred and binding, for better or for worse,
until the end of life. It Is with most to.
cere .easure, tbea. that we take thia oc
rwsio) to tender to you. Mr. Mayor, and
Ut Mrs. Iwhlman. a alight tokea of our
rega-m and frlri.dahlp. We feej that this
Int. present will be cherished by you and
by your chDdrea as a toemet.to from ap
preciative friends oa your twenty-fiftk an
niversary, and we hop yoe mtli both Ure
maay years In enjoyment of health and
The tokaa alluded to by Mr. Flyna waa
a beauufu: solid silver tea set af three
(4k, the appearance of which brought
Chug-e of xTeiidenti in Jfictragu
ll&ket no CLa.r.e in Attitude of
SO I5TESTI05 TO DICTATE
Will Insist on Eesponsible GoTern
ment for Little Kation.
ZZLATA EIGDE KTST 13D
Estrada Ears Pea.ce Will Cone Only
with nomination of President.
3HADET2 IS KOT ACCEPTABLE
(ieaeral of lasaraieata Deelarea His
Followers Will Set iertpt lif
e Xaased by Presldeet
WASHINGTON. lw. . Secretary of
Plate Knox let It V known today that the
attl'.ude of this goverr.mnt to ard Nica
rgua would rot be charged by the elec
Jon c.f to the presidency as the
successor of Zeiaya. reeimed. Miidrti wlil
Lave to show that he is capaire of dlrect
:r,g a ror.pLiisibi govern-nert which is pre
ered to make rt;aration for the wrongf
which It is claimed have been done to
American -1tiiers in the little Central
It s as announced at the State department
i.ei tfe attitude of the Cnited States to
surd Madria would be Jus as it as out-;
,ined in the note which Secretary Knox
i'lected to Mr Rndriguea. at that time
lhe Nicaraguan charge In this city several ,
ees ago. severing ail dipiomaiJc rola
tions with Nicarariia.
This country st:i: maintaitis that until a
rssiKTirll ie government Is set up and is In
entire control so that definite egotiatios
can be held, diplomatic relations cannot be
"We are not trying to coerce Nicaragua,"
said a high S"ate department official this
afternoon, after a csH at the White House.
-We want it to settle it own affairs and
vie are ti-t dictat'ng a hat shall be done in
Nicaragua, or who shall be najned as presi
dent. A"l we wart is a responsible govern
ment that we ta.n do business with."
Statraaeat froaa Estrada.
-Peoe in the oC'untry can only 1 as-ruie-d
by the complete exclusion of Zeiaya
dnd his folios ers. We will continue fight
ing ur.til this is secured. In the ntme of
liberty and of Justice on our side we ask
you to recognise my government."
This message from General Dttrada at
the bead of the revolutionary army in Nic
aragua. has been received by the secretary
of state. The telegram is dated Blueflelds
and waa sent by rireltsa from Colon. In
the same telegram Estrada says that no
change in the person of Zeiaya a chief ex
ecutive selecte d fey blm or by the eongreas
be controls will be acoeitd by the major
ity ef the Niearaguan people allied tm the
Thia telegram contains the first authorita
tive statement that the revelattooary party
will doc aootpt as president of icara-ua
anyone who has asy affiliation with
Zeiaya- The selection of either Madrtx or
Iriaa for this post, therefore, meaaa a
continuance of the revolution with ail the
eaergy at the command of the Estrada
Eelaya Directs Asseambly.
Late telegrams receired at the State
department from Nicaragua say the na
Lional assembly of Nicaragua has been in
structed by Zeiaya to tiect Madrix as
president and lriis to the chief command
of the army. This everywhere in Nicara
gua is regarded as a move to continue
Zeiaya as the dominant figure in the state.
A telegram from Corinto, dated the ITih
Instant, expresses the opinion that Irias
is to be given the presidtney. This state
ment, however. Is generally doubted. A
Managua telegram received this morning
states that Zeiaya is making active mili
tary preparations, and is putting in office in
all the principal cities, including Managua,
Lon and Grenada. kDown supporters of
I"aa. who. it w as believed, would bold the
! real power of commander-in-chief of the
government military forcea
An official diFpa'.cb from MarAgua shows
that considerable hostility is being dis-
Ip - .v5 against the American consulate
llbtf Ztivl', '" Petty annoy-
" mch a.buve language and daily
tnjeaia, are 01 cnsiiii oocuirtnca, put
! violence up 10 hum lime nu oeen at
tbeoa Tisasa Caard Madrls.
The latest telegram from Managua, dated
last night, states that SdO troops reached
-l1""1 th nLt tfore frcm 1,on- Bome
t Mains, and mere at the railroad sta
tion when Madrur. arrived. His train mas
earlier than was expected, but be mas es
corted to his bote! by toe troops from Lena
and other follomers with drawn plstoia, the
police being armed with rifles.
Continued on Fifth Page.)
smiles cf pleased gratification to th faces
of the mayor and his wife. When b had
looktd at th present the mayor faced hia
iriemds and ensured them that the present
evidencing their fnodhip and esteem
mould be kept as a reailnder of a most
happy event, to be transmitted to their
-Coming as it does from the rank and
f:i of an orgariixttioa that stands for
everjthing I stand for." stud Mayor Iahl-n-an.
"w ctrah It ail tbs more fondly,
and our hearts m ill go out to every one of
you with sincere felings of aj?wecaatlon.
W have ived together for a quarter of a
century mith a fair degree of happiness,
arid expect to continue so to the end. la
the same spirit la whach it is offered w
accept your present. la the years to com
ita presence in our home will recall this
day. aad ae tha&k you moot sincerely for
your thoughifulnesss and good will."
After the presentation the snayor aad
Mra. Cahimaa shook bands a tin ail pres
ent, arid each bib exumded personal ooa
gratulauou. Thea cigars were passed
around., and the mayor and his good wlf
spent a few aulnutea la laughing coaverme
with their viartora.
"We will start toaVrd the goldea wedding
anniversary with strengthened faith la all
things now, eeid tha leader of the JwoaJ
Prom the Brooklyn Eaiie.
EX-SENATOR HARRIS DEAD
Prominent Kansas Lire StocVXan
Drops Dead is. Cki'cago.
BEEEDEE OF SHOETSOEf lTTLE
He Waa at Dlrertar of ike latrraa.
tleatal Live Stark ExaMtsltloa sai
Fronlaeat la Paalie
CHICAGO. Per. 50 Former Triited States
Senator W. A. Harris of Kansas died sud
denly here today at the bome of a rela
tive. Heart disease was given as the cause
William Alexander Harris mas United
Siaiet senator from Kansas from lfBC lo
IMS. He died at tt home of his sister-inlaw.
Mrs. Lydia it Ka:key. Senator Harris
had beca In Cticiigo for a month, having
come here to attend lhe International Live
Stock exposition. In which he was Inter
ested. He had not been complaining of ill
health and was apparently in good condi
tion when suddenly stricken. He sank to
the floor at his siste?r-in-lEw's home and
died within a few minutes. Senator Harris
was born in Loudoun county. Virginia.
October S. ISO. He was graduated from
Columbia college. Washington, in 15S and
the Virginia Military institute m 1WTL He
served with honor in the confederate states'
army for three years as assistant adjutant
general and ordnance officer.
In 1HS. he removed to Kansas, where be
became engaged a a civil engineer in the
construction cf the Kansas division of the
Union Pacfic railroad- In ISM he became
agent for the sale of the Delaware reserva
tion and ethei lande. Bince 1F76 he had been
prominent throughout the United ' States
as a farmer and breeder of pure bred
Shorthora cattle. Thia identified him with
th live stock Industry and brought him
often to Chicago, where he was a member
of the Saddle and Sirloin tiub and a direc
tors cf the lnternaiicmal Live Stock exposl- j
In politics he was Identified with the
populist party when at its retiith and before j
his election to the United States senate be
served aa a populist member of congress
Mrs. Harris waa with ber husband at the
time of hia death. The body mill be taken
tomorrow to Lamresnce. Kan., m here the
funeral will be beld Friday.
Warrlaer T rial Wedaeaday.
CINCINNATI. Pec. 20. Tbe trial of
Charles L Werriner, who. it Is alieced.
oonfesntd to en.betrlTg t'Al mhlie local
tr-asurer of the hg Four railroad, was
today set for next Wednday.
The want ad pages
are particularly in
teresting to Christ
Before you start out on your
shopping tour look over tbe
Hints," on the first want ad.
page. There yon will find a
large number of Omaha mer
chants, who are offering sug
gestions of things, which they
have, which are appropriate
for Christmas presents. Many
little things, out of the ordi
nary, are mentioned there.
Hat Toa rwAd tL waht ads, jet.
"Five-Foot Book Shelf"
Whose was Voice
on 'Phone Begging
Tammy Alien Appears and Storkan
' Fails to Come Across for Felix
The plot seems to thicken around the
hearing of the charges againat the Ne
braska Hospital for' the Insane at Lincoln
and the deposition which mas scheduled
for the law office cf Fred W. Anheueer
for Monday failed to materialise.
It had been arranged to take the deposi
tion of Louis Storkan Monday afternoon in
the case of th complaint cf Felix Nem tou.
a former employe of the hospital. Storkan
Lad agreed to be present.
Monday noon Mr. Storkan said that Lt
had seen Dr. I. S. Woodard, against
svbom the charges had been made, and
that be had made up his . mind he w ould i
not testify, and even if he did tej-tif y his i
testimony would 1 against Newton.
The plot thickened mhen Tommy Allen,
campaign manager for Bryan and Shallen
berger and brother-in -lam- to Bryan. Ap
peared, ostensibly - as representative of
Woodard. He maintained that be did not
represent Governor .hallenberger.
While both Mr. Anheuser and his law
partner. H. B. Fleharty, were out of their
offices a telephone message mas received
by a clerk In the office. The vo.ee said
over the 'phone that H mas from Gi.vermi.r
Shallexiberger's office and it said that it
wanted Mr. Atbriuwr to see that nothing
came out in the tearing m hicfa could t-e
ufted against Governor Shaiitnbe rger.
Mr. Storkan did not appear and the hear
ing was not held. .
The Advertising Record
Display advertising last week
Bee 6,840 inches
Nearest competitor 6,648 inches
BEE LEAD 192 inches
Dec. J. 1909, to Dec. 20, 1909
Bee 20,575 inches
Nearest competitor. . .19,630 inches
BEE LEAD 945 inches
January 1, 1909. to Dec. 20. 1909
Bee 270,353 inches
Nearest competitor. .254,212 inches
BEE LEAD 16,141 inches
That the above record gives the competitor credit
for space occupied by indecent and other advertising
refused by The Bee; and for slathers of space traded for
pianos, automobiles, jewelry and merchandise.
That merchants, who buy for cash fo much more
space in The Bee, do so because they Lave learned the
value of a clean paper that goes to the homes in even
part of the city and state a paper that tries to print
only facts and ba the confidence of its readers.
H. T. CLARKE BALKS MERCER
Founder of Belleme Serrei Brtrain
iag Order on Trnsteea.
WILL FIGHT IT TO LAST DITCH
1t taaae- BaJba Proceed la sjw, Sara
Dr. TB. II. Jesks, Owe af tbe C-el-lrare
Beard that Is Ea
Jelaed. When the trustees of Bellevue college as
sembifd at tbe Toung Men's Christian As
sociation building at 1 o. m. Monday to
discuss the proposed merger with Hastings
college, thev mere served with a court re
straining order issued by Juice Troup on
petition cf Hirv T. Clarke.
Hnrdly had he members entered the
committee room mhen Mr. Ciarke. accom
panied by his lawyer, B. J. Burhank. and a
deputy sheriff, ap; cared and handed to
members of the board writs from district
court restraining them from authorising
the consolidation of the tmo schools.
Unable to take any definite action on
the proposed merger the members of the
board entered Ir.to a general discussion of
the plans with members cf the faculty at
Bellevue and supporters of the srbCKiL
Mr. Clarke's move In securing tbe re
straining order mas to prevent any action
on the spur of the moment Mr. Clarke
indicated that be mould fight the plan to
th last ditch.
Restraining orders mere served on the
following: E. H. Jenks. Willi-ra S. G1bbs.
John T. Btard, Enoch Benson. H. F. Max
well. B. R. Stauffer, C. M. Wilhelm, R. M.
L. Braden, W. A. Cotton, F M.. Hall. John
1 liaskell. M. P. McCluie and J. H. Sals
bury. The order simply states that the board
(Continued on rifth Page-'
Senstcr Earkett InUodncrt Bill Git-
i-.c T!1if to IhrtilfM r.e Us.
a. as aa tiivi w aV v tl mm V a ata t -
PATESTS GTiT-S 15 YTTL TXAES
(Delay of GoTemnie:t on ' Eij JiUh',
Ctnte of Hardikip.
ASOTHXS EvJUSCTIOX KEASTJEE
Eill to Step Confli:t Between State
and Federal Co arts.
USELAU TAX BILL GOES ES
Caarre"saaB KlaLatd Has ertS
Platte PwMafflee Scraa aa Hail
Relief for CTaarlea
("From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON. Iec. 20. i Si-e-cial Tele
g-ran) Senator Burkett irtroductd aa lm
pcrtant roe-asure tc-day. providing tha.
reclamation tr.tryn.en ran assign their
hold.r.cs after five years' residence. The
bill provides that after the spe-cf.ed re.!
drrioe. persons mho have rr.a.1e or mho tha'.l
make homeste-ad e-ntries within reclama
tion projects under tbe provisions of the
art of June IT. 1WX. may assign such entries
and surh ass:gnefs upon submitting proof
cf re-clams'iciB cf land and upon payment of
charges apportioned araiT st same, may re
ceive from the United States patents for the
A v-ry pronounced situation exists In lhe
reclamation districts of the west, particu
larly upon the Nebrae.Ua-Wyoming projeti
Under the present conditions, settlers along
the " big diuh" can get no patent until the
maters come, not lthsiandlng they are tied
there by lam. The Burkett bill gives theee
settlers permission to bold the land and get
title to it without having to malt until the
government gets ready to give them mater
by oompieUng the canal. Senator Burkett
hopes by this me-asure to relieve the leople
mho are living in and along the project
and mho are getting physically tired of
'holding the bar" and waiting upon the
government to complete a project which
has been long in building. It is unJe-rstood
the bill has the endorsement of the Interior
Shaft at lajaartlaaa.
Senator Burkett also inirodui-ed a bill
preventing foderal injunctions In th en
forcement of a.ate lams and amending chap
ter 117 of the lfcth sta-tutes-at-large by ad
dir.g the following
-Provided., bom ever, that no circuit court
of the United States nor any Judge exer
cising pomers of such circuit court or Judge
shall have Jurtediction in any case to re
strain or enjoin any officers of state or
any admin inrrauve board of state from
instituting in a stale court any auit or any
other appropriate -wooeediiigs to, enforce
any statwe or e-ianMea uf uch wave cr t
ent ore airy order made by such adminis
trative board: nor still they have Jurisdic
tion in any suit Instituted by persons In
terested. In such corporation or corpora
tions, as stockholder or cthermise, to re
strain or enjoin such corporation or cor
porations from obeying the statute or
statutes of me state in which they sue
This bill is the outgrowth of A movement
on the pan of the attorneys general of
various states, mho In a meeting at Su
Loul pase-ed resol -lions elohs thuse linea.
Much atritation has been going on, partic
tlarly in reform states, against the pomtr
of the federal courts to enjoin state offi
cers in the enforcement of state lamA
With the right of the federal courts to In
terfere it has generally been a foot race
letmeen the railroads on the one hand
and the state officers on the other to the
federal courts lor the purpnse of taking
out injunctions that wou.d prevent the
state officii from carrying out the ex
prrrs provisions of the statutes. This, how
ever has not be-en the ease "with the at
torney general of Nebraska. He has gta
erally tlrcumvtntrd the railroad by going
into the federal cc.ur. ahead of the rail
mays end getting the courts to enjoin the
railroads from enjoining the state officer,
ladlaa Bill (oea la.
Senator Brown today Introduced the bill
which has the approval of the Indian office
providing thai all lands In Nebraska be
longing to liitrnUtrt- ef the Omaha tribe
1 now held under trust patent are made
SBhJe-t to appraii.emer.t and assessment for
the pi.rpose and sutjict to taxation lor the
local school dipirict, road district, county
and stale purpose a provided by the
laws of Nebraska now io fore.
It is further piovid-.d by the Brown bill
that such Omaha lands shall not be sub
ject lo levy arid -tax sale as provided under
th law of Nebraska for trie collection of
such taxes, but if such lax shall not be
paid within one year after the same shall
become duei. then lhe list of all ruth up
paid and delinquent taie on such land of
the ornaha Indians shail be certified by th
county treasurer of the county in m luck
the lands are located to th secretary of
the Interior, mho shall be authorised to pay
the sain from any funds beior.glng to the
Indian allottees owning such lands so
taxed, and arit.r.g from rentals thereof. In
his pciesesFK.n or under bis control. aDd
la the even no sL.cn funds shall be in
possession or under control of th secretary
of the Interior, he shall certify that fsot
to the county treasurer, which certificate
shall operate as a release and d.scher of
the lax ai stsaed.
erth Platte PMiofflce.
Cihfcressman Kinkaid ha a little post
e ffice syuaiihle on lis hand in fill.ng tha
office at N..rth Platte. The precent in
cumbent. I otrnarter Thompson, sterns lo
have liie inside track and the Pitofl'ic
department gives turn a clean bill of j.eaJth
for effie.ency. There are two other la
the field, I. 'are. ed.ur of The Tr.bune, ana
l'avis. the county treasurer. Judge KUi
taid has no: yet made a reiommeniiini,
I ut will 6ouM.es rtacri a roneluasoa
shortly after oorigr con ene after th
hi'liday rec-pss. 1
Senator Crawford uiay inirod-ced a bill
lo ir crt aa the ilrr.it of cjtt of the pulUo
l.u.lcir.g at Hurt n. S I-., lo Siti '.KW. Thia
ir.crease is ceemed nwessary in order to
irolde AdV-Jukie .iter t jt th surrey or
general, wes'.l.e-r tfnu arid a dlvi.-loa of
fiid lr;-eciot e'f the ariculiural Cs
pantnent. A biU ma n'roduoed ly Represo,t:lv
Martin extending th time mithin a tit A
4-tlier e l. J..1JC lands In !-: La, and
Wyoming may iiiake icprovemerits on ihelr
entries. The t 11 a; piiu oniy to srttle-r
mho mould be roauired lo t ulid di.r.ng
(Continued a Fifth Faga)
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