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The Omaha Daily Bee
This Day in Omaha
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. VOL. XLI-NO, 280.
OMAHA, THURSDAY . MORNING, MAY 9, 1912 FOURTEEN PAGES.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
President Taft, in Address at Colum
; bug, Blames Booseyeh for
- " Emasculation of Facta.
ASE HOW OF DOUBTFUL UT1UII
Would Bave Meant Wide Step To
' ' ward Universal Peace.
HOT A T00I OF THE T1USTS
Executive Say Fredeceuor Deliber
ately misrepresent! Him.
KOBE, ABOUT GEORGE FEBXETS
ttaestloas Askew Aawat Cemtrlaw
' llw ta HstH, "
. fallal tm Prcewto Steel
aaa Harvester Treat.
COLUMBUS. O.. May a President Taft
charged her tonight tn a apeach la
Memorial - hall thai Colonel Theodora
Roosevelt, bli campalsn manager. Sen
ator Dixon ot Montana, and democrat
In the senate were) responslbl for the
"emasculation" of the arbitration treaties
with Great Britain and France and that
In consequence ot their action tha pacta
an chanced aa to be of doubtful utility.
Thea treaties, tha president declared,
would have made "wide atepa toward
universal peace;, would have signalised a
movement for a universal arbitral court
and were aa progressiva measures as
ever were suggested to the American
"For some reason unknown to ray pux-xle-wltted
brain,' said tbe president. "Mr.
Roosevelt opposed these treaties, and by
thee men who supported that opposition,
his manager, Mr. Dixon, and the demo
cratic votes In the senate those treaties
were so emasculated that It Is difficult
to see whether they contain anything of
value which ougRt to be ratified Into a
treaty. My Idea of having the highest
progress possible was In those arbitra
tion treaties, because I saw In them a
tep toward a universal arbitral court to
which any nation In the world might re
sort In order, to solve, a controversy that
It might have with any other nation and
until we get such a court, war will not
disappear and this was a decided step
toward that end. as progressive a meas
ure as has aver been suggested to the
Americas people." '( .
Bays Reeeevelt Misrepresent Hlaa,
Mr. Taft't Memorial ball address was
the last scheduled for kit present tour
through his heme state.. He. continued
his attack tonight on Colonel Roosevelt,
taking op more than a doien subjects
that Mr. Roosevelt has referred to tn bis
peaches against tha president. Mr. Taft
openly' accused Mr. Roosevelt of misrepresentation-
and- misstatement; said
thai In nuuay action for which hi pre
deremer wew ' oYtUclsad till h h4 beta
Irfluented by Mr. Roosevelt's advice and
takes -the people of Ohio to give talnf a
the president dwelt at length en the
Roosevelt charge that ha wis the friend
ot the boat S'rul the tool of the trusts and
special Interests. He pointed out the
lallar of the Roosevelt administration to
prosecute the Meet, trust and the Har
vester trust and contrasted that with the
attitude at his own administration which
has filed suits against both. Although
he carefully explained that he did not
with to charge Roosevelt with anything
Improper, .the president reviewed In some
detail the circumstances under which the
Roosevelt administration decided not to
Instltnte proceedings against these trusts
or against any of the "Morgan Interests."
Tbe president said that Qeorge W. Per
kins, "a director of the harvester trust
and the steel trust," was Instrumental
fn preventing the prosecutions In the
Roosevelt days and thea went on to say:
"Mr. Perkins Is one of the chief con
tributors to 'Mr. Roosevelt's present fi
nancial fund! Now I want to ask you
what do yon think Mr. Roosevelt would
say ot me if I had not prosecuted the
steel trust and tha harvester trust and
It appeared subsequently tbst Mr. Per
kins was a large contributor to a spe
cial fund expended for my use. Well,
what does he do on the face of that?
He charge me with being la control of'
the special interests, with ' these facts
staring him In tha face. I don't inter
from these fact anything Improper, but
I So say to Mm who I no prolific la
bis suggestion of suspicion and a easy
In his charges If Improper motives that
for him now, with the evidence before
tha public, to charge me with being an
agent of the special Interests, takes the
audacious courage I still believe him to
- Oil and Twtsaeea Cases
Replying to the statement that the de
cree ot the supreme court la the Stan
dard oil and Americas tobacco cases,
war really of benefit to those trust and
that the Taft administrations prosecution
of them had been Ineffectual because oil
bad gona up and the stock , of both
companies baa gona up. President Taft
(Continued on Third Page.)
Forecast till p. m. Thursday:
For Omaha, Council Bluffs and Vi
cinity: Fair tonight and Thursday; not
much change la temperature. t
1L at Omaha .
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Isial Wealth Reword.
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Lowest but night... ft ft 42 St
Preetpttauos 40 .14 e T
' Normal umperatar tor today, M 'de
gree DeAdeney is preojpttaliou since March
1, 1 matem.
. Deiideacy la corresponding period. OU,
De ideney hi eorrespooding period. Bit,
Say They Will Win
the Chicago Strike
CHICAGO, May t-' We fed that we
have the railroads securely tied up and
will win without the assistance ot other
anions,' ald President P. J. Flannery
ot th Freight Handlers' union, COM of
whoa members are on a-strike here.
"But If it become necessary the strike
will spread to include the entire coun
try." Freight agent from nearby territory
have been brought to Chicago by the rail
roads to assist tn ' th movement ot
freight. The railroad reported that all
perishable freight Is being moved, but
with little delay, and that the force of
men employed la gradually being In
creased each day.
There was more talk of settling th
strike by arbitration today when It was
reported that several railroads had mad
overtures for peace and that a conference
of railroad officials and members of the
executive board of Brotherhood ot Rail
riad Freight Handler probably would be
held either late today or tomorrow.
Decide to Attend
MACON. Ga.. May t-The committee
on resolutions of the United Confederate
Veterans In a report to the confederate
reunion here today, advised the organisa
tion to decline the Invitation ot the Grand
Army ot tbe Republlo for the veterans
ot the south to participate In the semi
centennial celebration of the battle ot
Gettysburg In July. lSlt
The committee hokis that the accept
ance of tha Invitation will be In violation
of the constitution ot the United Confed
erate Veteran and that it would be Im
proper for th southerners to celebrate a
battle that contributed most to their de
The convention aa a whole speedily ac
cepted th Invitation' of th Grsnd Army
of the Republic and disregarded the action
of the resolutions committee.
Printers Will Meet
to Consider Strike (
of Chicago Pressmen
CHICAGO, Msy a-Ther was less dis
order today than at any time sine th
beginning of th newspaper strike.
Disturbances were reported early In the
day, but there was a marked Improve
ment Ip conditions, both In ths malnte
nanc of order and In th distribution
of both morning and afternoon paper.
All tbe forr noon paper published full
slsed edition and they were sold in both
th downtown and outlying districts un
der police protection.
J. M. Lynch, -president f th Interna
tlaoal Typographical union, has oaJledJ
a meeting g ih local aiBwalsauon for
lata this afternoon to consider th strtks
situation and decide what action th
printers will take in th controversy.
Kidnaped or Drowned
BURT, Is.. May a-Spedal.-Posse
numbering between JnO and S00 men and
boys bave been beating the wood, search
ing streams and ponds for a trace ot th
little 1-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh
Marlow. who disappeared from his bom
while his parents were absent. Th
wildest of stories are afloat. One la that
tbe ohlld was kidnaped. 8ome weight Is
given to this posalbl clu for th child's
disappearance, a a stranger was seen
driving alone by the Marlow farm with
hi horse on th run. At another place
th same horse waa aeen being driven at
a rapid pace.
Other stories are that th child has
wandered Into soma of th sloughs,
bayous, creeks or ponds and been
drowned, while still another la that (he
child has been killed by a reckless auto
driver and his body hidden.
Up to late this afternoon not a trace
of the child had been found, and no sign
had been discovered that might point to
what became of him. Every foot of
ground within a mile and one-half of the
bouse ha been beaten over, but the
search has developed nothing. Tbe par
ents of tha child are both prostrated
with grief and anxiety.
St. Paul Votes for
ST. PAUL, May a-Csmptete return
from yesterday's election In this city
show that the voter declared themselves
In favor of tha commisaioa form of gov
ernment by a decisive majority. Th en
tire republican ticket was elected, Her
bert P. Keller being' ret unit l to the
mayor's chair by a majority ot 423 vote
over hi democratic opponent. Otto
Island of Ehodes
LONDON. May t-The governor of the
Turkish Island of Rhodes, where Italian
troop landed a few days ago, telegraphs:
We have won a victory and have cap
tured 1,00 Italians." according to a spe
cial news dispatch ' dated May S from
MANGLED BODY OF MAN
FOUND NEAR ELGIN, ILL
ELGIN. TIL, May a-Muiilated beyond
recognition, th body of William Kim
ball. 9 yean old, of Plngre Grove, who
claimed to be the disinherited son of
a wealthy piano manufacturer, waa found
on the Chicago, Milwaukee a St Paul
railroad tracks, on mile east of Hamp
shire. I1L. today.
CHICAGO. May t-Anv knowledge of
William Kimball who waa killed wear
Haarpehire. riL. waa denied at th afOcea
of me Kimball Plan company hi Wa
bash avenue. At tha effic uf President
Cartiss KlmbsB It waa empbaUcall; d
wred that th president of th company
THBEE OF VICTIMS WILL DIE
Mob at Mara Than Tot Tmwasaad
Attempts t Keep Mlae Fwre
asaa trews Taklag Aate
Sharp Fight Takes Place Between
Officers and Men at Miners-
FOUB WOBXMEX ABE KILLED
At Least Three Known to Be Fatally
FIGHT - IN CENTER OF TOWN
One Woman Severely Hurt on Porch
POTTSVILLE, Pa., May L-Ia a battle
between the state police and a crowd
estimated at between MOt and S.0M men
at Mlneravllle, early this morning, four
men are known to have been shot and
three were probably fatally wounded. It
Is believed that a doaen or more others
also were struck by bullets. '
A woman, Mrs. George Woll. who was
standing on her porch listening, was
struck on tha arm by a brick and was
painfully Injured. The men, who are
thought to bave been fatally hurt are
David Davis, shot through th stomach,
and two foreigner, not identified by th
authorities at this time. Another for-'
elgner was shot through th leg and
was seriously wounded.
Th tight occurred on Fourth street. In
th central part of town and cam a a
result ot a crowd attempting to prevent
Superintendent George W. Keiser of the
Pine Hill Coal company from taking two
men In his automobile to the colliery.
Kaiser had been coming to MlnersvHI
th last several days and taking Thomas
Parry, a repairman, and William Ward,
a pumpman, to work. Today when
Keiser called at a gang for Ms machine
he was warned by a crowd not to lake
It out and was held a prisoner at th
place. r ' '
, Craw Tarawa Brleks.
Chief Burgess Richard Levin, a vet
eran of the Civil war, addressed tbe
crowd and demanded that they disperse,
but no attention wsa paid to him. He
thereupon requested the stat nolle bar
racks at Pottsvllls, to send a detail t
MlnersvHI. Three men who mak daily
patrols ot that section arrived on th
seen and shortly after were reinforced
by four more from th PotUvlll bar.
racks. Under their guard, ths automobile
was taken from tbe. garag and was be
ing cranked when someone in th crowd
threw a brick. It struck a policeman on'
This seemed to be a signal tor aa at
tack': and Immediately , ther otsw a
"' tun HlUrw T several
purtoj. aoota. . xae etrtoera nreo, a vousy.
Into the ground. Th crowd paid no at
tention. Th officer then turned their
weapon Into th crowd and commenced
firing. The soots were returned and a
battle followed In which It I estimated
a hundred (hot were fired. Th firing
resulted In the crowd dispersing, leaving
four persons lying on ths ground. David
Davis waa taken Into a garag and
physician who were summoned pronoun
ced his wound fatal.
Major John C. Oroome of Philadelphia,
superintendent of ths stat police, la her
and I In command ot the troops.
Trouble Probable at Plaa Hill.
Th stat polle left Mlneravllle, far th
Pin Hill colliery nearby, where an at
tack was feared on Superintendent Xteser
and the men working ther. It is an
nounced that when additional reinforce
ments arrive the entire foreign section
of the town will be put under guard until
a thorough search Is mad of every house
and every foreigner Is disarmed. 1
A pathetic incident of the shooting of
David Davis Is that hi wit I seriously
HI. When ah learned of th shooting of
her husband, who was merely an on
looker, she had a relapse. Neither Is ex
pected to survive the day. Davis was shot
entirely through the body, th bullet pas
sing through both lungs,
Pmlaeat White Gaew East.
OSKALOOSA. ' Is.. May a-Presldent
John P. White of the United Mine Work
er of America departed for Indianapolis
and eastern cities today, following a
week's 'illness, caused by severe
Madden Forcibly ,
Made by Mr. Mann
WASHINGTON, May a-Standlng In
front of th speaker's desk la th house
today. Representative Madden of Illin
ois, republican, denounced a published
criticism by bis colleague. Minority
Leader Mann aa "a slanderous statement.
every word of which uttered by him was
false, so far aa it concern the charge
that I had entered Into any plot."
The publication was an Interview In a
Chicago paper in which Mr. Mann was
quoted as saying that Mr. Madden had
entered Into "an infernal plot" with
Speaker Clark and Representative Moon.
In charge of the postofflce appropriation
bill to shut him out from offering a sub
stitute for that meaaure, when It was on
Tuesday's Vote by Wards
'II 1:1 1 1 I III lit i
WARDS ? A - f j I r ! ! .? S
: - j f I j r M ? ! i ; f - r
First ward rtl 4 tit in is tS ST7 KT SSI tM T Z M m
Second ward Kl 1M M 41 ft 471 117 M CI XI IOC ST XI 1164
Third Ward . UH 1M Kt K 1241 J 1281 14 IS IJ 1SI.U 177 J3I7
fourth ward l tm SS , 3 72 Ufl M t 7I MJ S7I 124 63
Fifth ward 14 112 7C 754 Vt MS 111 13 7tS 11 7 744 1172
Sixth ward. - 71 TS M HI 79 M'H lit W MS
Seventh ward.... TU ra lew H IMS M4 T7 lit W a sal 775
Eighth ward Tm 242 a7 ) 42 C.7 T2T 4 137 217 C5
Ninth wsrd 75 TH 42 Ks 775 114 4W WW W2S 71S X Ki
Tenia ward - 7 SSS so zu HI tit fiS m c
Eleventh ward.... HiiNHiaMMCsaaKIMSginilli H
Twelfth ward S3 SW 120S 1U3 SS.I 144i SOS Ki 1272 12U MIS 1144 1197 N7t
Total .ISnSTwlsttlS W8S19I74 W4 70S 7I (Ml Tt HQ
'Til Give Ye a Dime, Jimmy,
From ths Cleveland Plain Dealer .
WILL (MINUEALL MISSIONS
Methodists Will Hot Withdraw from
GENERAL CONFERENCE ACTS
Reaolatlaa Pmea.ed by W. f. Rice
f Chile la Sllaktly Amende
and Thea Adopted! With
MINNEAPOLIS. May l-Wlthout de
bate, but In a slightly modified form,
the resolution presented Monday by W.
F. Rlc of Chile, protesting sgalnst th
action of th ecumenical missionary con
ference In Edinburgh recently, which set
aside aH Protestant mission work .In
Greek and Roman Catholic countries, waa
adopted 'by tlx general conference, in
part aa follow: .
Where. In all those lands which form
a large van of the mtaalonary field ot
the Methodist Episcopal churcn th teach
ings and practices or Konwniem deprive
th prolil of the Bible, prevent msnv of
the fundaments! sect lines of Christianity.
ana luster superstition wnicn alienate
th thinking class and bind hmvy bur
dene upon the poor, therefore, tw ft
Resolved. That the Mnthodlat Balecanal
church recognises Its plain duty to prose
cute Its mteeloiiary nterirt In UtVek
and Roman Catholio countries with In
creasing seal, , and he it
Resolved, That It Is our duly to oppose
the machinations of Romanism and to
counteract Its attempts to gain an ever
Increasing control of our public schools
to use public funds fur sectarian schools;
and, finally, be It
Resolved, That we feel the deepest sym
pathy and love toward the prleata and
people within th Greek and Roman Cath
olic churches who are working toward a
more spiritual interpretation of the Chris
Th conference In a din of cheering
which lasted for several minutes also
adopted a resolution presented by Rev.
Robert Stephen of Danville, 111., which
prohibit th election of any officer of the
general conference, which include board
and editor of church papers, who use
tobacco In any form.
Two Nebraskans Ulvea Office la
Hesse Missionary Society.
TOLEDO. O.. Slay a-At the annual
meeting ot th Congregational Home
Missionary society here today unanimous
endorsement was given a plan proposing
to raise tl.OKi.onj to be used for equipment
for extension, nl addition th plan con
template that a sum of from 1100.00 to
$300.00 be obtained from Individuals to
be used In a more aggresslv church pol
icy In certain cities. Houston, El Paso,
Salt Lake City. Pueblo. Oklahoma City
and Muskogee being named specifically.
The matter will be submitted to the na
Among th officer elected were:
President, Rev. 8. II. Wood row. Dis
trict ot Columbia; recording secretary.
Rev. T. M. Shlpperd, Nebraska; director,
Illinois, Hon. T. C. Maekmlllan: Iowa,
Rev. W. H. Rollins; Missouri, William B.
Homer: Kansas, Georg A. Guild; Ne
braska. Rev, F. T. Rouse: Wsahington,
Rev. E. L. Smith. v
Painter Sets Fire
to Newspapers and
is Taken to Jail
CHICAGO. May 1-James F. Enright.
8 years old, a union painter, wss ar
rested today after he hi said to hare set
fire to a bundle of newspapers at a west
side stand. Enright attempted to escape,
but wss captured by the police. The
burning newspaper attracted a large
if You'll Go in the House and Get M jr
The National Capital
1 The Senate.
Iiiaruavfd delay In report of 1 rimer
Koretan relation committee tabled Nle
raaimn ju.1 Honduran loan guarantee.
treattea by tie vute.
Paw! appropriation of $0,009 fur
emergency crops In Mlaataalppl valley.
Wet at noon.
Agricultural expenditure committee
waa urged by Hepreeentattva Nelaon to
InvestlKate bureau of animal Industry.
Htramahlp and other Intervals opposed
senate Immigration bill before Iniruigra
Oldfteld bill re vising patent laws was
opposed aa a direct stuck on legitimate
business by manufacturea by palvnt com
mittee. Illinois Solons Trying
Try to: Hold: Three
, Sessions at flnce
' BPRiNOFIEI.Di lli., May 'f-In' th
opinion ot Attorney Oenerel Ktead, ren
dered to Hpeaker Adkln today, when
special sersion No. I waa convened, th
two special session ot the assembly Which
have been running Independently ot one
another In the two houses should be
held concurrently and not separately.
Action was postponed until the recon
vening of the third session bis after-,
"If three sessions are held separately,"
say Attorney Ktead, "one journal will
show the general assembly In recess
while another will show It In session,
causing uncertainty and oonfualon."
Governor Ienen I now being urged
to call another special session tor th
purpose of amending that portion of tha
Inter-harbor bill, which authorises ths
Issuance of bonds, a question having been
raised aa to the legality of this portion
of th bill passed at th last regular
WAHHINOTON, May t-Open bearings
on th charges against Judge Robert W.
Archbald of th court of commerce were
begun this afternoon before th house
committee on Jndlclary. Representative
Clayton of Alabama presiding.
Judge Archbald, accompanied by his
two sons and bis counsel, A. R Wortlilng
lon, were present. E. J, Williams of
Hcranton. Pa., alleged to have negotiated
for Judge Archbald with the Erie rail
road for the purchase pf culm bsnk
property to be sold at a large profit,
was called to th stand.
Possible Clew to
SAN FRANCISCO, Slay l-Throueh ths
arrest of Mr. Marjorl Smith yesterday,
the police hope to obtain a dew to the
whereabouts of the SAW Jewels, stolen
from tbe apartments ot Mrs. Kugcne De
Sabla here February fl. Mrs. Smith, who
waa a maid at the hotel from which the
Jewel were stolen, I charged with hiv n
stolen 1142 from the residence here of
Mr. Ethel Da via. After she had been
questioned. It was announced sh was
not believed guilty of the then, but
that It was thought she knew the where
abouts of another maid, who had been
under suspicion and who left tha hotel
soon after the robbery.
Shriners Will Meet
at Dallas Next Year
LO8 ANGELES, May a-Ernst A. Cults
of Savannah. Ga, waa elected today Im
perial outer guard by the Imperial coun
cil. Noble ot the Mystic Shrine.
Dsllas, Tex., waa chosen for the 012
William J. Cunalagliam of Baltimore,
former Imperial deputy potentate was
elected Imperial potentate, succeed. ag
John Frank Treat of rargo. K. I.
Wiliiam 8. Brown at Pittsburg ami Ben
jamin W. Rowrll of Boston. Were re-elected
imperial treasurer and imperial re
corder, respectively. k
Pipe. I Don't Dare Bisk It!"
TEN DAYS IN HIS HOME STATE
President Taft Decides to Extend His
BUST SCHEDULE FOR TODAY
Will Make Addressee la Krtee
Town, radlag with Nlaht Mt
lag at Celasabas .Will Re
lara la Okie Monday,
WINCHESTER, O., May l-After con
sulting with republican leader In Oh'.,
President Taft hsa decided to spend tsn
days more In the state before primaries.
Slay II. II will leave Waahlngton next
Sunday afternoon for Marietta. II will
give moat of hi time to northers Ohlu.
The last speech of the trip will be made
at Dayton. Monday night. May St and on
Tuesday ths president will vote tn Cin
cinnati and will Wav at night for Wash
ington. Th president toft Cincinnati today tor
th last day ot hu present campaign lour
through southern Ohio, fl schedule for
lb day called for stops at fourteen lawn
and citlvs, ending at Columbia toalgbt,
Hit lar th Belt. -
PORTMOUTIL O.. May L-Tt bees
hit belew th bait and I'm her to fight.
declared President Tuft In a (notch her
At Winchester, Seaman and Peebles, th
president ws speaking la Adam county,
where Judge A. Z. Ulalr disfranchised
tor several years nearly 2,000 men for fat
ing concerned In vole buying and vott
selling, although ht did nut know this
until later. - The humorous - side of the
ettiistlon appealed to ont man who Was on
the platform at Seamen. "What a hi talk
ing to these 'people forr' ht asked,
"they're all disfranchised anyhow."
"I am said lo represent the Interests,
to bt under the Influence of special prlvl
leg." said Mr. Taft at Peeb'es. "Well,
let us see. There I no administration In
the history of the government In which
the prosecution! have been so uniform
and hav been prosecuted without fear
and so without regard to consequences.
Why Daa Haaas la Against Hiss.
"The Interstate Commerce commission
reported against Dan Hanna of Cleve
land, that he was accepting rebates. 1
put blm before th attorney general and
th district attorney and th grand Jury
and they found an Indictment against
him. and now he la one ot the patriots
that is loudest In hi denunciation of me
and strongest In support of Theodore
"I find at every corner, gentlemen who
are patriotic and who think I am under
the Influence of the Interests, who ar
opposed to me, and If you look into tholr
history you will find an unfortunate In
dictment sgalnst them.
"I followed the policies of .Theodore
Roosevelt and prosecuted all the trusts
and I went a little further than that I
prosecuted the steel trust snd also the
harvester trust. Now, 1 ask you to give
me s square deal."
Preallar mtaatlaa la Maryland.
BALTIMORE, Jid.. May aTh at
tldud of tbe Tsft leaders In Maryland
toward th peculiar situation that might
develop through the working ot the new
(Continued on Second Page.)
of the Bureau of
. Animal Industry
WASHINGTON, Slay want to
discover th connection between the pork
and beef packers and the men a hav
put In position ot trust to enforce the
meat Inspection law." declared Repre
sentative Nelson of Wisconsin to th
bouse agriculture expenditure committee
Mr. Nelson urged tbe committee to In
vestigate the bureau of animal Industry.
Dr. C. B. Crane of Kalamasoo. Mich., in
vestigated the packing bouses and fur
nlehcd Mr. Nelaon with th basts tor bis
charges against Secretary Wilson, A. D.
Melvln. chief of tbe bureau of animal In
dustry; and George P. McCabe, solicitor
of th department. Packing companies
and Texas cattle Interest were repre
sented. Mr. Kelson contended that congress had
tbe right to inquire Into th way the
Ua,oa) appropriated annually for meat
inspection waa being used and to see If
the health ot the people Is guarded. Of
greater importance, be said, was the
question whether th law was being bun-
eetly enforced, or If there waa collusion
between the packers and officials.
BUSINESS MEN'S :
State Association of Commercial
Organizations Conslodea Its
Session at Hastings.
CLTIZE5S TEH DEB, BASQUE!
Hayor Hilea Presides at Eighth
V. E. WILSON NEXT PRESIDES!
Fremont Chosen as Place for thai
Xezt Meeting. ,
PASS UANY BXS0LUTI0SS
G mm Rrewra la Fever at One-Cent
Peelaac, Law tOslarelsg Kara
lags at I'ablle Itllltlee sal
"Hlaa Sky" Slrasare.
HASTINGS, Neb.. May a-Special Tel
egram.) The eighth annual session of
the State Association of Commercial
Clubs closed tonight with a banquet
given by the Hastings Chamber ot Com
At th business session (his afternoon
Fremont was chosen for the next annual ,
meeting and th following officer were!
Prsldent, V. E. Wilson. Stromsburg; !
secretary-treasurer, H- D. McFaddwi, I
Hastings: vie presidents, E. H. Weat-;
co(t ot Plattsmouth, Penn P. Kodrea of '
Omaha, James Henderson of Central
City. Ed. Lemkuhl ot Wahoo. Max UbUg
of lloldreg and Wlllard F. Dal ley of
Th resolution endorse th 1-cent let
ter postage bill, favor a bill permitting
corporation owning public utilltle ta
earn a maximum of M per cent until fully
established; urge th adoption of a blH
similar to th Kansas "blue ky" law;
petition th legislature to create a de
partment of publicity for th stat with
an appropriation of S.m for a blennlumi
request the State Railway commission M
protest sgalnst tab adoption of nil 1 In
western clssslficatlon No. SI, permitting
wide rang ot mixture In carload rata,
and request th Nebraska delegation IB
congress to urge the publication by tha
government of a national directory ot
Mayor Mile presided at tonight' ban
quet. Among the speakers ware Gover
nor Aldrtch; Financial Secretary C. A.
Aklen of th University ot Omaha;
Contreaaman Robert Boyng. member ot
th national monetary comisslon, and RL
Rev. J. Henry Tlhen. bishop t th Calh.
olle diocass of Lincoln. 1
SENT TO JAIL FOR MONTH
PATBRSON. N. .. May Fortj-tiva
members of th Industrial Worker of
the World, unable to VT V Una tor
Mtertng In th vicinity of a Silk mill,
where employ are on sink, were sent
to Jail today for thirty day ch.
rvnrtna the arralnment Frank Young
of Detroit, who claim to be an organiser
of th Industrlsl worker 01 in nana,
addressed a crowd at sympathiser out.
Id th court door, caused a commotion.
waa arrested and sentenced to tnre)
month In th county Jail.
u ...t ot thl CltV. WhO tOOk
Young's plsc when th Utter wa ar
rested, also was brought Into court oa a
chant of assault on th policeman ar
resting blm and sent to Jail for thirty
day. - ,
IRRIGATED LAND READY FOR
HOMESTEADERS THIS MONTH
. . 1
WASHINGTON. May a-Th secretary
of th Interior today announced that
W.477 acres of land In tbe Bell Fourch .
reclamation project In South Dakota
would be opened for entry by homestead
era on May St. Water wtll be ready for
the land on that date, and about NO '
farm of from 4 lo S acre will b raady.
DULUTH WRITES THE
RECALL INTO CHARTER
DULUTH, May aTh recall, Initiative
and referendum were written Into Du
luth' charter yesterday by an over-"
whelming vote. Only two of forty-thrt
precincts voted In th negative. Th -rot '
stood four-fifths tor th change.
reetorrie at teade Mobbed.
CONDE, 8. D., May a Burglar looted
the postofflce here early today, blowing?
open th safe and taking SHO In stamp
and (2i In silver. They made their es
cape on a stolen gasoline railway car,
ditching the machine within three mile
The results that one
gets from want ads '
should be more than
It is true of Bee want
ads that tliey bring
more than should be ex
pected of any western
advertising. The re
sults are good; they
bring the" highest kind
No matter what you
hare for sale or rent,
your want ad, if placed
in The Bee, will bring
you more answers than
you expect - and will .
prove that you can do a
large business on a lit
tle investment. s '
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