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VOL. XLI-XO. 21C.
OilAlLV, SATURDAY MORXIXG, FEBRCABV 2i, 1912-TWENTY PAGES.
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ON MONEY TRUST
Democratio Soles Committee Com
promises by Inserting Clause In
Tolving Henry ProposaL
BRYAN Mm PARTLY PLACATED
Boles Committee Chairman Sees
Victory in Agreement
"WILL SETTLE QUESTION TODAY
L j draft of in resolu
" r tng and currenrj
. will be referred tl
19 Investigation. It '
17 vr-;ii rti a
V aictuy nm van aiwjiuva
i Charges in Speech.
HOLDS FEW MEN IN CONTROL
JMaaasreaaeat at Finances at ladae
trlal Organisations, Baaka aad
Railroad Asserted Xrfi.
lated by Ftuaaeier.
. WASHINGTON', Feb. S.-Demoerata of
the house have compromised on the
"money trust" Investigation, the question
which has agitated the party tor so many
'Keeks, sud which will come up tomorrow
lor filial determination.
Opponents of the Bryan plan for aa in
vestigation by a special committee insist
that the compromise is on of phrase
ology only, while Representative Henry,
chairman of tha rules committee, who led
the tight for an inquiry by a special com
mittee instead of by stand ins; committees
vt the house, claims a Tlctory.
Representatives of both sides today ex
pressed satisfaction, however, over a re
draft of the resolution introduced by Rep-
chairman of the bank-
currency committee, to which
the major portion of the
Investigation. It was made by the demo
cratic members of the rules committee.
The original Pujo resolution provided
merely that there be an Inquiry into the
financial conditions of the country, and
as to what financial legislation might be
necessary. This waa by direction of the
democratio caucus which voted down the
resolution of Representative Henry charg
ing the existence of a money trust, and
including a long list of allegations of con
trol by the money power.
Khort Claaa "inserted.
After many days of conflict the demo
cratic members of the rules committee
today agreed to Insert In the Pulo reso
lution a clause that the committee on
banking and currency also be directed
to Inquire into such matters "touched
upon In house resolution No. JS a may
come within their Jurisdiction."
House resolution No. C6 la the Henry
resolution which was turned down ia
Though the resolution to be reported to
the house tomorrow will contain no spe
cific mention of the Henry allegations ef
the power of the 'money trust." the ref-
Tfes done Much to snieotii over (lie party
quarrel, although the rule . committee
chairman la still disappointed because the
Inquiry was not referred to a special com
mittee. Though the resolution to be reported to
morrow win not mention tne points in the
Henry resolution, Mr. Henry Intends to
refer to llu-m In a speech calling atten
tion to the charges that the management
of the finances uf many great Industrial
organisations, banks and railroads la con
trolled by a few groups of New Tork
financiers, that these groups dominate
the New Tork Stock exchange and the
clearing house, and have the financial
affairs of the country generally within
The National Capital
Friday, Farmery S3, JSXJ.
Not In session. Meets Monday, t p. m.
Senator McCumbw explained to Inter
state commerce committee his proposed
federal incorporation act.
Chain manufacturers added their pro
test against steel tariff revision bill be
fore finance committee.
Met at noon.
Resolution passed requiring secretary
of war to submit all papers In case of
Major General Aineworth.
Private pension bills occupied most of
CASH REGISTER OFFICIALS
APPEAR AND GIVE BONO
CINCINNATI, O., Feb. a.-The Dayton
officials and employes of the National
Cash Register company, including John
H. Patterson, president, appeared in
United States Judge Holllster'a court to
day to give ball for their appearance
April t Their pleas will not be made
mill that date. Judge Holilstar fixed
the bonds at .000 each.
The officials declared the Indictments
had come as a surprise.
The fact that the government had In
stituted a second action waa a complete
surprise," ssid Vice President B. A.
For Nebraska Unsettled weather and
probably snow flurries.
For Iowa-Unsettled weather and preb
nbly snow flurries; no Important change
Temperature at Omaha
S a. m..
4 a. m..
7 a. m..
5 a. m..
9 a. ro..
11 a. m..
1 p. m..
2 p. m..
t p. m..
4 p. m..
5 p. m..
7 p. m
S p. m..
t uiiiparullve Lewal Reewrd.
wis. uii. wis. aw.
Highest yesterday 48 31 11 31
Lowest yesterday r s Zi
Mean lemperatuie....... 41 IS I 3
1-ieilpltation OS T T
Temperature and precipitation depar
1ui from the normal:
Normal temijerature 31
Kxce for tr.e day - 15
Tolnl excess since March 1 341
Normal precipitation S3 Inch
lieiiciency for the day 92 Inch
Toial rainfall since March 1..14 71 inches
Deficiency since March 1 U K inches
Deficiency for cor. period. UH.U.7S Inches
xcess for cor. period. Ufa.... 4.7 Inches
Reports (rasa Stations at T P. M.
Station and Temp. High- Rain-
State of Weather. T p. m. est. fall.
Cheyenne, snowing 34 32
Davenport, cloudy 44
Denver, snowing 3-
Jies Moines, cloudy 44
Doug City. pt. cloudy.... t
laniuer. snowing 34
North Platte, cloudy...... 3
Omaha, cloudy 44
Pueblo, cloudy at
Rapid C ity, cloudy S4
Halt Lake City, cloudy..- 31
Santa Fe, PC cloud jj. 33
Sheridan, cloudy... 33
Sioux City, cloudy 3
Valentine, cloudy 3S
- Indicates beiow sera.
ff indicates trace of precipitation.
n I A. WEIH, local JTurrxaaU.
. After Another
MINNEAPOLIS. Feb. 3,-ilore stormy
scenes marked the niertii.g of the Na
tional TVtoodmen assembly today whan
the officers of the head camp of the
Modern Woodmen of America were se
verely denounced and "standpatter"
were told to absent themselves from the
executive session. Plana were made to.
day to seek from the head camp at Rock
Island k readjustment of rates adopted
at a convention In Chicago recently,
which "Insurgents" claim are excessive!
The controversy came during aa at
tempt of soma of the "stand pat" dele
gate to secure representation at the
meeting when a motion waa made that
they be excluded from the hall. John
Sullivan of Kansas City, chairman of
the head camp law committee, immedi
ately asked if the meeting was not for
"Put him out" and "shut up," were
ths answers he received from the dele
gates. John Harris if Chicago raised the point
of personal privilege and asked It the
hall In the court bouse where the meet
ing Is being held la not a publlo place.
The answer to . this waa an emphatic
Sullivan and Harris later left the hall
after Chairman Louis Klgle declared that,
in hla opinion, those who did not agree
with the plan for which It was called
should leave. .
Permanent organisation was effected
with the making of Louis Eagle and F. F.
Priest of Lincoln, Neb., chairman and
secretary, respectively, of the assembly,
and the choosing of Judge F. 8. Parker
of Superior, Wla, vice-president; J. L.
tiundeaa of MlnneapollsSJleld manager,
aid K. W, McGlll of Minneapolis treas
urer. A law committee was also appointed to
present claims for the readjustment of
rate to -the officers af the head camp.
Dealers Want Grain
Exempt from Food
'ST. LOL'ld, Mo.; Feb. St-Th National
drain Dealer-association met her this
morning to discus what action shall be
taken in view of Pr. Harvey W. Wiley's
suggestion regarding the confiscation of
The grain men will urge that Ih gov
ernment be asked to declare exempt from
the food and drugs act all product of
the soil In their raw state. Such a de
cision would prevent the bureau of chem
istry from gotnglnto the grain Inspection
business and carrying out the confisca
tion of Interstate shipments of grain.
Grain dealer went to Washington, r
C. about three weeks ago and conferred
with Dr. Wiley 'en the, corn proposition
following hi decision regarding sulphured
oat. ' While Wiley had admitted that
"sulphured oata'' were not Injurious, his
ruling was that the ultimate consumer
was being cheated. '
Dr. Wiley's attitude lead tb grain deal
ers to believe he will order corn In ele
vator and transit confiscated.
P. H. Goodman, efficiency expert for a
Chicago grain dealer, .who I In the city
to attend tne meeting, advocatea farmers
raising small ears of corn, harvesting the
corn later in the year and allowing
It to dry more thoroughly before ship
The brief morning session was devoted
to addresses of members of, the Grain
Dealer association on what Dr. Wiley's
ruling really meant. It was acknowl
edged by many speakers that the corn
growers have been producing quantity,
Before recess a committee of seven was
appointed to co-operate with the legis
lative committee of the grain dealer In
drafting resolutions which will express
a sentiment of the meeting. The com
mittee will report lata today.
Hill Gives Big Order,
for Steel Rails to an
NEW TORK, ' Feb. 3-Wall street,
drawing its own inferences from the news
that th Great Northern Railroad had
Ignored the United States Steel corpora
tion and awarded contract for 7L0W tons
of rails to "Independents" waa Inclined
today to believe .that relations between
the Hill Unas and the steel corporation
are strained as a result of the latter s pro
posed cancellation of Its lease of the Hill
or lands In the northwest.
At the office of the Great Northern It
was said that the order probably had
beea Issued from the company's operating
department In the west and no statement
aa to why the steel corporation did not
figure was obtainable here.
CUBAN SUPREME COURT FINDS
CIVIL SERVICE LAW INVALID
HAVANA, Feb. S. The supreme court
today decided that th law passed last
December napendlng th operation of
tb ctvll service law and also the presi
dential decree directing enforcement of
the same are unconstitutional.
This will have a serious effect on the
movement lnstlturd by the veterans'
association, aa well a far-reaching re
sults. Involving many complications and
apparently entailing the reinstatement of
hundred of offJcehoideTS ousted la con
sequence of chacgea by th veteran and
the dismissal of those appointed la their
CITY OF JUAREZ
Nornber of Bridges Are Blown Up
and Beinforcements from Chi
huahua Cat Off.
OB0ZCO JOESS LSSCBGESTS
Former Friend of Madero Chosen
IS SOW MATCHING ON JUAREZ
Insurgents Can Take Possession at
BLOODY BATTLE IS SAN PEDBO
More Than Twe Hundred Rebels
Killed la llrkt Saadar Another
Resatrt Saya City Was Sabae.
EL PASO. Tel.. Feb. 3--The Mexican
national passenger train, which left here
last night, returned today, having i
countered burned hridses south of Jaures.
Several bands of rebels were passed.
The bridges weie burned after troop
train, bearing the Jaures garrison k
paased on their way to Chihuahua by
Aa rebel hold tow freight trains on th
Mexican Northwestern road, Jaures may
be taken by the insurrectos at their
Rebels Movies Toward Jaarra.
WASHINGTON. Feb. a-War depart
ment officials were concerned today by
report from Colonel Steever. tn oharg
of the American forces petroling the
Mexican border, confirming press dli
patches that large forces of rebels were
moving on Jueres. opposite Kl Paso. The
advices stsled that General Orosco waa
leading on of these force with 140V
Official of both th State and War
department consider recent development
in northern Mexico aa ominous and are
watching closely every move of the gov
ernment. The rumored movement of General
Orosco are attracting attention.
Chihuahua continues a hotbed of revo
lution. All the women and children living at
Velardena and Asarco. where the Amer
ican Smelting ami Refining company Is
located, are reported to have left the
"Mercy! Isn't She Old-Fashioned?"
tiro aco Joins Yaaaeiste.
BAN ANTONIO, Tex., Feb. 22. Advices
to Uie Light from El Paao say: "Pascual
Orosco will lead Vasquisls's forces after
March 1, according to passengers on a
Mexican National train which returned
here this morning, having been turned
back at Chaliatllo, Chihuahua. They say
rebel leader assert Orosco baa again
sent his resignation to Madtro and In
sist on It acceptance."
WASHINGTON. Feb. J3.-Offlclal ad
vice from th Mexican border today In
dicate that General Orosco' wtll Join th
revolutionary forces of General Geronlmo
Trevlna In Chihuahua and ha accepted
the provisional presidency of Mexico,
Bleedy Battle at Han Pedro.
TOKKKu.V. Mex., Feb. W. -(Via El
Paso. Tex., Feb. ZD-Details of th fight
ing between federal troops and Vasqulsta
at Ban Pedru Sunday have rfacheo here.
Jt is stated that 1.7 rebels were killed,
while th federal lost eleven killed and
wounded. Two children and seven women
were killed by stray bullets.
The heavy loss sustained by th Insur
rectos was due to a ruse on th part of
the government troop. They had posted
a small skirmish line outside the city.
This detachment retreated a It fired,
and, to lure the attacker on, kept cry
ing, "Evacuate, evacuate," to their com
rades tn th city. Deceived by this, the
rebels rushed Into a long, narrow street
of the city. Federal soldiers concealed
on the roofs and in house poured a mur
derous fire on them. In a few moments
It is said. 3uv of them were down, their
boulcs Uttering the streets. An uncon
firmed report states that later rebel re
inforcement arrived and captured tb
town, hurtling the market place.
Men Arrested in
Dynamite Cases to
Be Arraigned Soon
INDIANAPOLIS. Ind., Feb. 23-Arralgn-
ment were completed by the government
today for the arraignment on March IS of
the men Indicted In the dynunlfe cons
piracy cases. ' '
District attorney Charles W. Miller an
nounced that about forty-eight of the
fifty-four defendant would go before
Federa' Judge A. B. Anderson here and
enter plea In answer to the thirty
two Indictments. The McNsmaras,
Ortle McManigal and probably several
other defendant probably will not appear.
John J. McCray, formerly of Wheeling,
W. v., ha not yet been asorehended.
Frank M. Ryan, president of tb Inter
national association of Bridge and Struc
tural Iron workers, said today he would
remain In Indianapolis to consult daily
with the Iron workers' attorneys.
Author of Book on
Nebraska is Dead
CHICAGO. Feb. -Colonel L. D.
Burch, civil ar veteran, railroad
builder and author, died today of paraly
rls at his home In Evanston, HI. He
built railroad In Kansas and Nebraska
and In recent years was editor of a trade
paper and the author of two books en
Kansas and Nebraska.
CHADRON RECTOR ACCEPTS
CALL TO INDIANA CHURCH
CHADRON. Neb., Feb. 3.-Fpeclal.)
Rev. Frederick Graves, rector of Grace
Episcopal church, and his family will
leave next week for M uncle. Ind., where
I he has accepted a call to a larger church.
Rev. Mr. Craves Is the son of Rev. Anson
Graves, former bishop, and both are
greatly beloved in this community. Rev.
Frederick Graves has not only beea ef
service In his own denomination, but baa
helped the whole city In every good work.
Hi annual sermon to tb Elk last Sun
day ha been highly
appreciated by all,
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From th Cleveland Leader.
SEEMS TO FAYOR COMMISSION
Questions Asked in Court Hearing
OMAHA CASE BEFORE JUDGE
Test Cue Filed! at Lincoln and
A rawed y City Attorney Mine and
Attorney gelarleit Beatrice
Stan Takea Tart.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Feb. H-(ipectai Telegram.)
W. L. Baughn of Omaha today filed a
mandamus suit In the supreme court
which destined to test the valadlty of
th commission form of government law
which ha been adopted by Omaha. Th
writ la asked to compel Treasurer Ur to
ascent th filing fee of Baughn. who
wished to run a a candidal for city
clerk. Th money waa refused because
the commission chartea doe not pro vide
for such an office, though the charter
under which Omaha now operate doe.
Th court had promised a speedy deter
mination of the case that any opinion of
th court might pot interfere with the
Two thing were apparent tn th hear
ing of tb case this afternoon. On waa
thai same, member of th court at least
are inclined to r attain th law. It ques
tions asked ef Isadora Eelgier. wno ap
peared a attorney for. Baughn, are any
In regard to th argument th legisla
ture bad no tight to delegat th power
of accepting th provision of th law
to th voter of a city, but that the law
must apply to all. Justice Sedgwick called
attention to the Herd law in force In
Iowa under a similar constitution! pre
vision snd also suggested th decision of
th federal supreme court In the Oregon
referendum case, that th law was a po
litical question and, beyond (he Jurisdic
tion of the courts? might be applicable.
Old Law aapeaded.
When th point waa mad that the
law waa Invalid because it was broader
than Its title because It pretended to be
an act complete In Itself and yet waa
amendatory to and repealed other laws
Justice Barnes suggested If It waa not
a fact that ft did not repeal the old laws
regarding dtles but simply suspended
them so far as they related to cities
adopting th new form and left th old
law in affect 'for those which did not.
Several other question seemed to Indi
cate th trend of the court.
Kretalnser May File New Case.
Another thing apparent was that O. E.
Kretslnger of Beatrice, who had Intended
to argue against the validity of the law
was not satisfied that the plaintiff In
this case had raised 'all the points he
wished to urge against th laav When
he said that as a friend of th court he
would file a brief Instead of making an
oral argument, tb court Informed him
that ha must confine his argument to the
pleadings as filed, Mr, Kretslnger
Inclined to demur. He ,wa told it waa
th practice of the court, when others
wished to adhere as friend of the court,
to confine the argument to th points
raised by th actual litigants In th case.
Front remark mad by Mr.. KretalBger
It I not Improbable another action to
test th law may be brought from
Beatrice, which ha also voted for the
Th contention of Mr. Zelgler was that
the act la unconstitutional because It I
not complete In Itself, but amendatory,
because it Is an attempt on the part of
the legislature to delegate to dtles a
power which th legislature cannot ex
ercise. It delegating to the ovter the
tight to say whether the law shall be
operative In one place and not In an
other; further that It violate th consti
tutional provision against special legis
lation. In that it enables one city of a
certain class to have one form of govern
ment and another of the same class to
Art Itself Ceaaelete.
John A. Rlne. city attorney of Omaha,
and J. P. Breea. who argued for the
law, contended tbatt he act was com
plete wuln Itself and that It was a well
settled principle that an Independent or
original act may amend, modify or re
peal by Implication, prior legislation; that
the act la not rendered tncoropetent be
cause resort must b bad to prior law to
permit the proposed city commissioners
fuly to administer the powers conferred
upon them, and that courts in other trates
having similar constitutional provisions
have ruled that similar acts are not spe
Oil Company Charges
Attempt to Evade
ST. LOUIS, Feb. a -The answer of the
Waters-PI ere Oil company In the man
damus suit of the Rockefeller-Standard
Oil Interest waa filed In the ctrouit court
today. It charge that th Rockefeller
faction 1 trying to obtain control of th
Waters-Flare company for the purpos
of perpetuating the oil monopoly con
demned by the United State supreme
court In It decree ordering the dissolu
tion of the Standard Oil Company of
Th fight for control of th Watsr
Pterce oil company developed a week
ago when the Standard Oil Interests tried
to elect Robert W. Stewsrt, Osorge W.
Mayer and C. M. Adam to th Direct
orate for the purpose of ousting Clay
Pierce a head of the company. When
th Pierce tellers refused to record the
Standard Oil vote th mandamus suit
Th answer of th Pierce faction as
serts that neither of the proposed Stand
are Oil Slreetori own any stock la hla
own light In the Waters-Pierce eempany.
f erred to them t enable them In qualify
To permit th election of Stewart
Mayer and Adams, It la charged, would
be to place th affaire of th WaUns
Plerc company under the complete domi
nation of the Standard Oil company of
Indiana, which It la alleged is a ot
petltor of the Waters-Fierce eempany,
COLOMBIA INY1TES MR. KNOX
Action of Ospina Repudiated in
Cordial Offioial Note.
SECBETABT LIKELY TO ACCEPT
levwttattoa Far-warded, tm Aaeerioan
Official ea Beard CValenr Wash,
lagtea iWaahlagtea Pleased
WASHINGTON, Feb. B.-Colombla to
day virtually repudiated th action of Its
minister general. Ospina. by sending
through American Minister Dubois, at
Bogota, a eenllal invitation to Secretary
of Stale Kaox to visit Colombian shores
on hi present trip to the republic en Ih
Th Invitation waa foraerded promptly
to Secretary Knox, who I aboard th
cruiser Washington on hi way south.
With hlm.rasta th decision whether he
will chang hla luneray to Include a call
at th port of Cartagena. TMe, It I said
her, he undoubtedly will do. '
Th tctlon of th Colombian Foreign
oftlo wag rovd with satisfaction. Jt
oloew , dlaagrasabl Incident. Minister
but that one har sack ha tat tJ4 nHti of t1 wt Btat,
Packers Say Test
Cost is Necessary
CHICAGO, Feb. SS--Dosoiia of private
telegram alleged to have bean sent by
Louis if. Herman, general manager for
Morris A Co, to eastern representatives
in the course of business In the summer
of hS0, Insisting that higher price be
obtained for dressed beef were read to
Um Jury by Government Counsel Pierce
Butler In the packers' trial today.
Thomas Hoops, head of the dressed beef
department of Morris Co., was recalled
to the stand at the opening of ocurt to
Identify the messages.
On cross-examination by Attorney M
W. Border. Hoop said that tb late
Nelson Morns, founder of Morris : Co..
waa the largest cattle dealer in the world
and that he was known a th "cattle
Uppers' friend." Th witness declared
that a common basis tor figuring the cost
of beef was absolutely necessary where a
company operated more than one pack
ing house. The lystem. be said, was nec
essary for purposes of comparisons.
in Coal Mine Near
M'ALEtrTER. OkL. Feb. tt-Keporls to
th (tat mine inspector her say eight
bodlea had been taken from mine No. I
of the Western Coal and Mining company
In which fire broke out late yesterday.
Fifteen ft twenty miner were impris
oned. It Is believed the eurnl known
dead, and one man unaccounted for, com
prise all th casualtlea, Th burning
mine Is near Lehigh, OkL
COALGATE, Okie.. Feb. SL-Beven
corpse have been recovered froh the fire
In the Lehigh mine. Two men are.ml
slng. Th government rescue depart
ment sent men and equipment from Mc
A tester to th mine. The fire started In
mine No. & when some Mexicans were
heating a pit car. The oil boiled over
and caught -fire. It is believed th two
missing negroes are still in the mine.
State Senates' SUlleel by Train.
STERLING, nt. Feb. &-Former
State Senator ' Virgil a. Ferguson was
struck and killed today by a Chicago t
Northwest train hate.
Yuan Shi Kai Agrees
to Come to Nanking
BAN FRANCISCO, Feb. SS-Tuaa 8 hi
Kai. now at Peking, baa agreed to come
to Nanking, the republican capital at the
request of Chinese republican assembly
according to a cablegram received today
by the Chlneee Kaee Press. The former
premier has refused to announce the date
of the arrival.
..New Verb nallreaal Blockaded.
WATERTOWN. N. T.. Feb. fA-The
worst railroad blockade In year prevails
on this section of the New York Central
system today aa the result ot the sterm
of Wednesday and Thursday. Six tralna
are stalled In the snow between Water-
jjowa iua u aula uae.
department, pro tested against th pro
posed .visit ef Secretary Knox because ef
tb feeHug la Colombia against tbt
United State, said to b attributable te
the aoqunstlon ,by this ; country of th
Panama canal son.
Th acting secretary of state. II untlng
toa Wilson, did not disguise his apprecia
tion of Colombia's decision lo welcome hi
chief. i ...
Although press dispatches from Bogota
announced that Minister Ospina had been
recalled because of bl letter, no official
notification of th action baa reached
IWIashmgton. The Slat department pro.
we Ignorance of the matter and th
Colombian legation continue to protest
that no word ha beea received here.
Premier May Succeed
in Preventing Strike
', of Coal Miners
LONDON, Feb. 3.-Mlxed feelings pre
vail today among those directly Inter
ested In the coal trade dispute. While
the creat majority of the general public
And It hard to believe that euch a ca
lamity a a national strike of coal miners
Involving nearly 1,090,00 man will be al
lowed to occur the coal owner on the
whole take a lea favorable view of the
Delegates of the coal owners and of
the miners held separate meetings pri
vately nils morning to discus th out
come of yesterday s conference with
Premier Aaqidth and other member of
th government '
Another conference of a commute con
sisting of member of th cabinet with
deputation of coal -owner waa held
this afternoon, the object ef the gov
ernment being to secure some concession
to offer to the miners.
Premier Asqulth had an audience with
King George at Buckingham Palace after
the meeting with the coal owners, and
communicated to him the progress of the
negotiation which, a far as can be
ascertained, appear to be tending toward
Sapulpa Chief of
SAPULPA, OkL. Feb. 2S.-A clash be
tween local police and stats officer at
tempting te make arrests for violation
of the state-wide " prohibition statutes
resulted In the arrest ot Chief of Police
Wise here today.
Th charge against Wise Is that lie
used tactics deaigned to protect a hapulua
rooming house when state officer raided
the place and searched for liquor.
Wise was Indicted by the grand jury on
I nrewentanocev made by officer.
Vernon Heads Taft
WASHINGTON. Feb. S.-Leroy T. Ver
non, Washington correspondent for the
Chicago Dally New, today waa appointed
chief of the publicity bureau of the Taft
Th announcement was mad following
conference between Mr. Vernon, Sec
retary to the President Hille and Rep
resentative Winiam B. MeKlnley. man
ager of the Taft bureau. An active paa-
LUcttr. campalfB will begin, at oace.
BIG ADT0 SHOW
Exhibits to Be Kept Intact Until
After Eleven O'clock This
SALES ARE HOST NUMEROUS
So Such Record Ever- Hade at Any
EEALEES ARE ALL PLEASED
Representatives of Factories Saj
Hevtr Saw Anything Like It
ATTENDANCE HAS BEEN LARGE
Omaha Is Voted the Prise Spot of
the reentry far Ilaldlsg a Big;
Exhibit ef Automobile ef
Only one more day is bft te see th
Automobile show and there are still a
few people In Omaha who have not seen
It. Record for the first five day, both
of attendance and sales, have been so
far ahead of last year that the show
would be voted a great success It nobody
at all cam today, but the automobiles
are there, the dealers wilt be en hand
to answer questions and the people are
expected to keep coming.
The management glvee assurance that
fhe exhibit win remain Intact In every
detail until Ihe show close, late tordfhl.
No dealer will be allowed to remove a
single part, of hla exhibit until th clou.
Persona who have bought cars from
among those on exhibit will have to wait
for them: they can't get them tonight.
Thia arrangement Is for the benefit
of th showgolng public. Th how'
opened complete In detail and the man
aaement intends that It shall close the
One of the marvels of the day la Omaha
I th number of people that have come
to Omaha to see th show and buy
auto. The hotels are still full of them.
Sale ar of such . common occurrence
with all the dealer that a single sale -la
no longer a subject of conversational
comment. It requires, say, three sale
la a single hour, or tn or six sales la .
a day to afford a subject of conversation.
among the dealers.
Many of th purchaser selected their
car from th floor, to be delivered after .
the show, and sometime two would de
cide en til earns oar. Such was the case
with th handsome Franklin of crushed
strawberry color exhibited by Guy Smith.
Two women had greatly admired the car
and one of them walked up to Mr. Smith
"We have decided to tak that car,
but w don't know which on of us It
gotac to pay for it. Both ef a want If
and we're going te draw straw now ur
see which tales It." . .
' Wee Ha the Mesrr.
"There I a vast djffarenoa In tli clam '
ef people attending th Omaha .. and
III New fork show," said Mr. eHetnhauer
of th Abbott-Detroit motor factory
who I hsr deraonetrsrlng th Abbott
Detroit car. "In New Tork the dealer
would hardly notice a man unless he waa '
dressed in the latest style. If a farmer
walked in Ihey would pay ao attention
lo him whatever.
"In Omaha the dealers are entirely dif
ferent. Th farmer 1 the man they want
te II to. . Th reason for this Is that
Ih farmer, whll not dressed In th
latest Parisian styles, I th msn who
can produce the roll and buy th car
outright, and th local dealers ar awar
uf this fact.
This is on of the reasons why there
ar more car sold at th Omaha show
than there were at th New Tork show.
and one ot the things that make th
Omaha show known all over the country
as th great exhibition. .
The factories In the east are all
aware that the Omaha show Is on ot
th leading Shows In the country. While
there ar many local show In all sec
tions of the country, the factory men
ar only sent to the Onutua allow."
LARGE GOLDEN EAGLE
CAUGHT IN. A WOLF TRAP
PIERRE, a I).. Feb. tL-OtwcleU-A
wolf trapper near Eagle Butt caught a
large golden eagle In one of his trap and
after a battle with the bird which was
caught by one foot, he brought It In
alive and sold It to an Eagle Butte
merchant for exhibition purposes. On ac
count of their feathers and th difficulty,
ot capturing them thee eagle bar
way been held In high value by the
Sioux Indians and one of the Indian real-.
dent near Eagle Butte, retaining this
reverence for th bird, regardless ef the
Influence of civilisation, ia offering one
of hla best hone In trade for th eagle..
curs make you wonder
whether you had better get
rid of that last season's
model and buy one of
those bright, new ma
chines. Certainly those
new motors are an im
provement over last
year's, and they'll make a
splendid machine for this
Tb old car cannot compare
wIU the new one at the big;
show, -and yon cannot deceive
yourself into believing that it
If you wish to set rid ot It
and gather a deal of money
to apply on one of the new,
handsome machines. Just let a
Bee want ad help yon. List
your bargain car in the classi
fied columns and it will reach
an immense number vf people
who have great buying ability.
Try an ad in The Bee lor a
short time. No need to coma
her) joarself; Just shona , .
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