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The Omaha Daily Bee
This Day in Omaha
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VOL. XLI-NO. 299.
OMAHA, FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 31, 191J-TWKLVK PAGES.
SINGLE CX)PY TWO CENTS.
; SENATOR DIXON
U Manager of RooseYelt's Campaign
v Makes Unusual Request of the
ASKS FOE 250 ADMISSIONS
Colonel New Says Candidates Arc
Not Kecogniied in Distribution.
PICTURE QUESTION ( SETTLED
likenesses of Candidates Will Not
Se Used in Decorations.
COLONEL HAY BE PRESENT
Definite It amor that Ha Will
Attead Ceaveatloa aa Hearings
el Coatret la Dealed by
PHICAOO. May Si-Colonel Harry 8.
New. chairman of tha subcommittee en
arrangements for tha national repub
lican mnnallllrtn tfwinV received a rOOtleSt
from Senator Dixon, tha head of the
Roosevelt campaKn committee, tor SM
tickets to tha national convention tor tha
Roosevelt national committee, to which
ha replied that tha committee would be
unable to (rant tha request.
Colonel New explained that in other
conventions the national committee had
never recognised candidates In issuing
tickets of admission. Four years aso ISO
tickets were given to President Roose
velt and none were Issued tor Mr. Tact.
This year the committee has arranged
Ifor 16 tickets to be given to President
C ttJl for the use of his friends, cabinet
officers and government officials, and
no provision has been made for the sup
porters of the candidacy of Colonel
The request for tickets waa firs made
oy senator uixon to rreu w. uuwm
chairman of the Chicago convention
committee, and by him referred to
i ne queeiMra w wh piwuiw vuwau
adorn the convention hall waa aettled
today by Chairman L'pham, who decided
that neither the likeness- of President
Tuft nor a picture of Colonel Roose
tlt should bo used.
Hneeereii sti juipii.
Contradictory reports that Colonel
Roosevelt would or would not attend
tha contest proceedings and the conven
tion Itself waa heard. Colonel New and
Fred L'pham ware confident that suite
of rooms had been reserved for Colonel
Roosevelt Tha Tsft leaden In Chicago
expect that Colonel Roosevelt will be
here to take charge of the contests
brought by Ms followers and also remain
In Chicago during tha convention
Frank W. Knot, Roosevelt manager In
' Michigan, aaia tnar a protest ta me lorm
of a memorial to the convention protest
Ins against the manner tn which the Tsft
delegates from- Colorado might be seat,
- and If so, tha protest would be borne by
Judge B. F. Lindsay and Mayor-elect
Arnold of Denver. . .
Sir. Knox declared that be saw and
' talked to Colonel Roosevelt less than a
week ago and said ha was positive that
Colonel Roosevelt had not the slightest
trie, of coming to Chicago either for (he
contest bearlnga or for the convention.
"Roosevelt will have more thaa SOS votes
on the first ballot," said Mr. Knox. "The
talk of a second convention has been
J started by Tsft men merely to make
ijtuble. We expect that lha national com
rutte will be fair and seat our contest
ing delegation where that la the right
thing to do." .
Taft Will right II Oat.
WASHINGTON, May Si-President Taft
today sent a telegram to Arthur I. Vorya,
republican national committeeman for
Ohio, declaring that while ha does not
need that states' alx delegates-ai-large to
secure the presidential nomination, he
will not consider a compromise In the
Ohio stale convention. .
With President Taft'a Influence and
that of all the Taft political advisers
back of him. Senator Burton will leave
, Washington Saturday to take up the fight
for control by the Taft force of the
Ohio republican state convention, sche
duled for early next week.
Although Colonel Roosevelt won a vic
tory over the president In Ohio's pri
maries, the Taft managers are confident
they ran dominate the state convention
and add Ohio's six dalegatea-at-large to
the Taft column.
At a conference In which Sir. Tsft.
Vice President Sherman, aeveral mem
bers of the cabinet and other Taft lead
ers were present last night. It waa de
rided that Mr. Burton should go to Ohio
. and make the fight.
The telegram follows:
"I hope my friends will not consider
for a moment the suggestion of compro
mise ID the state convention. The votes
Involved are not necessary to my nomi
nation. I can stand their loss and am
content te be beaten m Ohm, but I cannot
yield any votes by agreement. The
ii i rn ii'ir uii were preaeniea are too
important to the country to lose anything
by oar voluntary concession. I hope.
therefore, that you and my friends will
press tha contest to the end and In the
Pallia- lx-leaatra oa Root.
A poll of the delegates to the repub
lican national convention to determine
how many will aupport Senator Root, for
temporary chairman is being conducted
fiom Washington by leaders tn President
(Continued oa Second Page.)
. ofrirbi r
Forecast Until I p. in. Friday?
For NebraakaL'saettled weather with
siowers tonight or Pi-May. colder Frl-
day and la west and north portion to
- al Oasaaa .
- Hours. Deareaa.
U S a. an.
Awc-jrx a. at.
Warning of Danger
Unable to Leave
CHIHUAHUA. Mex.. May 3 -Americans
who planned to leave here as a re
sult of the intimation today from Gen
eral Orosco to American Consul Letcher
that foreigners may find themselves em
barrassed owing to the alleged partiality
of the United States to the Madera gov
ernment, were unable to go. The regular
train from here to EI Paso did not leave
today, water shortage being the official
The Issuance of the protest to the
American consul citing the alleged re
cruiting by the Mexican consul at Et
Paso of aoldlera for the federal cause
as an instance of the supposed favorit
ism by the United Statea to the Mexican
government stirred the foreign colony to
The protest Is a sequel to the recent
anti-American manifestation resulting
from President Taft'a proclamation for
bidding the exportation of arms Into the
Sloney conditions are unsettled and the
revolutionary cash drawer la In need.
The Banco Mlnero closed Its' doors at
noon today. This is the second bank
within a week to close, the Bank of
Sonera being the first. Both Institutions
are aaid to be solvent, but without, suf
ficient currency to continue the trans
action of business.
Address to Veterans
GETTTSBURO, Pa., May Jfc-gtsndlng
at the gpot where Abraham Lincoln de
livered his famous address forty-nine
years ago, Colonel Theodore Roosevelt
today spoke of the encounter between the
north and tha south which reached Its
crisis here and found In the aeeda of
tha paat themes which he applied to the
About the former president massed on
every aide were thousands of persons
among them hundreds of veterans of the
Colonel Roosevelt came here from Oyster
bay to fulfill a promise which he
made several months ago to the Brother
hood of Locomotive engineer. He first
spoke briefly at a luncheon attended by
The luncheon was given In a tent It
waa necessary to send to Kansas City
tor a tent large enough to accomodate
all. Twenty-two special trains brought
nearly 30,00 persona.
Safes in New Federal .
Building in Oklahoma
City Blown .Open
OKLAHOMA CITT. Okie,. May .
Sympathy for Clarence Darrow. now
being tried for alleged complicity In
bribery attempts during the McNamara
trial In Los Angelas tha police charge,
prompted George J. Blank to blow open
every asfe In the federal building here
last night. Blank waa arrested today
and placed In jail.
The second floor of the new building
was practically wrecked. Work on tha
structure waa nearlng completion.
Blank, a structural iron worker, came
here from Bt. Louis a week ago. Ha was
employed In the finishing work on the
building. He assert Innocence of knowl
edge of tha acta charged against Ijlra.
The authorities say Blank bad accom
plices and that these 'are being sought
Fez is Surrounded
by Hostile Moors
PARIS, May 30.- Fez. the Moroccan
capital. Is practically surrounded by hos
tile Moors, according to wireless advices
received by the French government from
General Lyautey. French resident gov
ernor, under date of May SI.
General Lyautey ssys th situation con
tinues serious. Although a battery of
French artillery I due to arrive tomor
row tu reinforce the garrison, th French
troops are still tn Insufficient numbers to
undertake a decisive offensive sortie, al
though capable of holding the capital
On th afternoon of May X the gen
eral reports the Arabs again fought their
way within the walls of the city, but the
Fn.nrh troops, who had been under arms
almost Incessantly for five days, quickly
MONUMENT TO HURLEY
UNVEILED AT TOPEKA
TOPEKA. Kan.. May -"If a mar
be nothing but a President nothing but
a general manager, nothing but a super
intendent or nothnng but a millionaire,
the tired world lets him go st that and
never atop to look Lack or to liope fur
reunion. But Hurley was Infinitely more
than a high railroad official. He could
rule a railroad, but he could rule his
own spirit. He could and he did. This
made him a man of the higher type."
This tribute to the memory of the late
James E. Hurley, general manager of
the Atchison, Topeka at rnt Fe railway
waa paid by Charles 8. Gleed, at one
time president of the railway. In an ad
dress today at th dedication of a monu
ment erected to the memory of Mr.
Hurley at Topeka cemetery. Mr. Gleed
la part owner of the Kansas City Journal.
"Mr. Hurley's greater and better chai
artertsties were scarcely hinted at by
his business title. Hurley had sympathy
for his fellows for all who needed It
He had the ability to put hmreerf m the
other man's place, and H was his baUi
to do so." '
AVIATOR LOSES CONTROL
OF HIS AEROPLANE
MILWAUKEE. May J.-John Kamln-
xki. a Milwaukee aviator, had a narrow
aarapi from Instant death thi aftersoo
when be lost control of his machine at
tn state fair avkuloa meet ha bat Hrar
public flight and eras bed hit a fear
He waa thrown wot and Injured, bat It
la believed not fatally. Mis Julia Clark,
a licensed aviator, was the first I g
to his aavattsocct. - -
TAFT SPEAKS OF
LESSONS OF WlR&s
President is Principal Speaker at
Memorial Exercises Held in
WHAT ' DAT REALLY MEANS
It is Valuable Because it Emphasizes
Results of Struggle.
LIBERTY REGULATED BY LAW
Millions of Lives Paid to Perpetuate
POINTS OUT DANGER IN CHANGE
He Appeals to People ta Rraew
Their Devotion t Limitations at
least it atlva Which Have
lost 8 Msrh.
WASHINGTON. Slay StL-ln the ivy
covered dmphltheater In Arlington na
tional cemetery today President Taft.
speaking at memorial exercises, referred
to the civil war aa a strife to maintain
the limitations of the constitution of the
United Statea and referred to sugges
tions of Its change.
In closing the president said in part:
"It Is the solemn contemplation of
what the civil war and its consequences
reslly mesnt In tha history of our coun
try that makes this day's celebration
It la religious regard for the pillars
of popular government, for the principle
of liberty regulated by , law, for the
preservation of popular representative
Institutions which this day'a ceremonies
should consecrate and strengthen.
"On this day It Is the high duty of all
the people to revitalise their love of their
country and renew their devotion to the
limitations of Its constitution which have
made It permanent and useful to the
people, and to reject with stern and
fllnt-llka front all light suggestion of
chsnge tn those principles which it has
cost centuries of struggle and hecatombs
of lives to secure and maintain."
President Tsft rebuked congress for Its
failure to provide a suitable edifice In
which to hold the annual memorial cere
monies and properly attest th nation's
reverence for its honored dead.
Rich Greek Serves
in Army at Athens,
FREMONT. Nab., May 3 -John Petru
a wealthy Fremont Greek, on returning
after a ten months' absence, today ad
mitted that while visiting Athena for the
first Urns In twenty years he waa aelxd
and forced to serve four months tn th
Greek army, desplt th fact that ha had
Petro hs stores at Fremont, Columbus
and Grand island, braids Omaha, inter
ests, and own th Leavltt sugar factory
Reach Key West
KET WEST. Fla., May -E:ght battle
ships of th Atlantic squadron arrived
her at o'clock this momlng and an
chored In th harbor. They form part
of the fleet dispatched here to await
eventualities la Cuba.
SANTIAGO. Cuba, May 10. A detach
ment of twenty-five rural guards, who
were aided .by local volunteers, wer at
tacked by rebels yesterday while endeav
oring to bury tha bodies of several peas
ants hanged by the Insurgents at Man
antlal and El Rlncon. The righting con
tinued until nightfall, when th Insurgents
Another band of Insurgents set fir to
the Mlreflore plantation near Guanta
namo, which pas almost destroyed.
Lorimer Case Will
Come Up Monday
WASHINGTON. Msy .-The Lorimer
election case will be brought up In the
senate next Monday Immedisteiy after
the routine morning business. Senator
Kern of Indiana for th minority, whj
holds that corrupt practices were used In
btlnslng-sbout Mr. Larimer's eWVtlon. to
day nisde thai announcement to the
FALLS EIGHT STORIES
AND LANDS0N PREACHER
CHICAGO. May -A window washer
was killed today when he fell from tn
eighth floor of a skyscraper. Rev. Henry
H. Hers of Brooklyn, who waa passing
below, wss struck bv the falling body
and suffered a broken ankle and Internal
VETERAN PULLS DOWN
RED FLAGAT MUSCATINE
MUSCATINE. Ia..s May 39. A red
flag floating above the star and stripes
from the socialist headquarter here
caused a stir todar. Henry Bod man. a
ertppled veteran, climbed a stairway and
pulled down the red. Hag- His act was
cheered by the crowd which ha-1 gathered.
BERNSTEIN TURNED BACK
AT RUSSIAN FRONTIER
ETDTKT-HEXEN. Germany. May St.
Herman rWnstrln. a United Statea citi
zen and well known writer, waa turned
bark today at the Russian frontier. Ths
Rusrian conu:s at New Torfe and Lon
den had declined to viz his paaaporu hut
he succeeded In securing the viae from
the Russian consul tn Paris.
Pawder Haaee te RJIawa l
SAVANNAH. III.. May 31-Th powder
hoare at the Federal Lead and Zlno Min
ing company plant between Ha set -Green.
Wis, 'and Galena. IIL. blew up early to
day and Harry Htevenaoa of Savannah
waa killed. Hla budy. badly mangled,
was found pear tbe powder bouse. Ne
mm els was injured.
From the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
FALLEN HEROES HONORED
Flowers Are Strewn Orer Soldiers'
Graves in Cemeteries.
SERVICES ARE VERY IMPRESSIVE
At Forest Una, Where Greed Inai
Maa Burial Plat, Memorial
Day Addressee Afo De
livered. Vatersns of the civil war and Spanish
American war, the members of the Wom
an's Relief corps and Ladles of ths Orand
Army of tha Republic were astir early
yesterday morning and before the city
was thoroughly awak they had scattered
flowers ever the graves of those who
fought for the stsrs and stripes. In all
the cemeteries, these graves had been
previously marked with small flags.
Probably tha moat Impressive services
were held at Forest Lawn, where th
soldier have a burial plot of their own
on th highest point In th cemetery.
There S7S graves cluster about he tall
granite monument erected t th memory
f tn aoktlar dead. Fat th sccaaloa.
the public achoeuv had oomrlbvaed
wagon load of flowers. Wednesday the
Auxiliary - orgsnlsatlons of the Grand
Army met and worked these flowers Into
bouquet and wreaths and early this morn,
big they were conveyed to th cemeteries
and turned over to th committees In
charge, the member of which placed
the little token upon th (rave.
.Nearer My Gad ta Thee."
la Forest Lawn the exercises wer in
charge of Mrs. Davis, president of th
Relief corps' of Grant post, ssslated by
Mesdsmea Morse, Kdwarda. gweasy. Spen
cer, Prultt. Stearns and Jeffcoat. Th
members of tha corps, together with a
large concourse of people, gathered about
th monument. "Nearer, My God to
Thee," waa sung, after which the lavo
cation waa pronounced by Rev. L. W.
Heaton. rector of St. Stephen's Episcopal
mission, this being followed by tha sin"
pi and Impressive burial services of the
corps. Tha members of the organisation
marched around tha monument, placing
wreaths of flowers at the base and then
proceeded to the east side of the Plot,
where the remainder of th services were
conducted by th Ladles of the Orand
Army f th Republic, Rev. J. W. Mr
Laughlin delivering the address, callint;
attention to th cause for which so m':y
ef th youth of th country fifty years
sgo laid down their lives, ' commenting
that with the passing of yeara th poop1
of a undivided nation now Join handa In
1eeoTatlng the graves of ths soldier dead.
regardleaa of whether they wot th blue
At the close of the address a detach
ment of soldiers from Fort Omaha
sounded taps and the firing of a volley
by another squad closed the exercises uf
Service at Prespeet Hill.
Members of th Grand Army of ths Re
public and the Spanish-American Wai
Vetera na visited Prospect Hill cemetery
at IS o'clock to fittingly commemorate
the Uvea of the comrades who have de
parted by decorating the graves with on
abundance of flowers. It Is estimated
that over 2.0 people visited Prosper!
Hill. Religious services were held at IK
cemetery by the veterans at W'St o clock.
SHOTS ARE FIRED AT NON
UNION FREIGHT HANDLERS
CHICAGO, May 3.-Several shots,
fired from tba Desrborn street viaduct
today at a numbrr of non-union freight
handlers at work for the Chkagj ft
Northwesterne railroad, ronlted in the
arrest of Chsrles K. Btenford. 1 veara
Policemen wh bed been detailed to
, protec t the nun-union men arrested titen-
ford after a chase. He says he Is 4
! stenford when asked why be fired the
shots repueu that he bed found the re
volver .In the street and wanted to se if
It worked all right. '
The National Capital j
Tharmdla. Mm 3. !- '
Met at noon mnt rnjnr1 conaSsrtlm
f trtl tariff rev.suon bill.
Further fM-otrtrt miV to tntratttnlc
r-a rials corn mitt acainal Panama cknal
bill praVtMion prohittjttiuz' railroad owned
MMnvm from twin vana.
t-4snator Warmi aHaLi for axpedltinc
f approiwfttpriatfcMi Milt.
Not to kwkhl 2ieu it U i m. Frf-
Temptation of St. Smith
r . . ii c y
Quarrel in Sunday
Quieted by Prayer
ELGIN. III.. May N. -So bitter did th
fight between Beardetown and Danville
delegates for the Ml convention become
st this morning's asaslon of the annual
convention of the Illinois Sunday School
association here thst prayer was neces
sary to calm th delrgates.
Folio Ing th prayer and the charge,
by Beardstown delegatea that Danville
had packed the convention Beardstown
was selected. IS to 14X.
George K. Cook of Elgin was re
elected president and J. M. Dunlup of
Qulncy waa elected second vie president.
WILBUR WRIGHT IS DEAD
laventor of Aeroplane Passes Away
at Eis Home in Dayton, 0.
WAS ILL rOR SETXRAL. WEEKS
H , Waa eteleaea with Typbeld
Fever at poelea Baely la May '
He .Waa rerty-Five
. Tears Old.
DAYTON. O.. May S.-Wllbur Wright,
tho noted aviator, died at 1 11 o'clock this
morning of typhoid fever. Ha had been
III for several weeks and a number of
times had been reported at the point of
desth. but each time rallied.
Following sinking siw(l that develop
ed toon after midnight, Mr. Wright died
at .".U ' o'clock thla morning. Ha had
been near death for many days and
though hla condition from time to time
gave some hop to members of hi family,
th attending physicians. Di a, D. B. Conk
tin and Levi Spltlct, maintained through
out the latter pari of hla slckasss thst
he could not recover.
When the patient succumbed be was
surrounded by the members of his family,
nhlch Included hla aged father, Hlshop
Hilton Wright: Miss Catherine Wright,
Grvllle, co-Inventor of the aeroplane;
Reucnlln Wright and Lerln Wright All
of ths family reside In this city except
Rrurhlln. who lives In Ksnsas.
The moat alarming symptoms In
Wright's sickness developed yesterday
shortly before noon when his fever sud
denly mounted from KM to KM and then
subelded to Its former stage. At this
Juncture the patient wss slesed with
chills and attending physician were baf
fled by the turn of events. Chills wer
unusual in a patient suffering from fever
this high snd the doctors at Wrlgnt't
bedside wer pusilwl.
Th condition of th aviator remained
unchanged throughout the rest of the
day and there was no Improvement up
until last midnight. Then there seemed
to be a slight Improvement.' but soon
there eras a srudden turn for the worse
an I n. Conk tin wss called, lis a. rlv.d
at S;3 and learned that Wright had died
a few mlnutea before.
Mr. Wright was ae.ed with luho,d
Msy t while on a business trip la the
east On that day he returned to twyton
from Boston and consulted with Ur.
Conklln. He took to his bed almost im
mediately and It waa several day b fore
his rsje waa definitely diagnosed as
Matlv af ladlaaa.
Wilbur Wright was born In Henry
county. Indiana, April K IV'?- tvvllle.
Die sixth child, was born August IS. U7L
Hoth rvUk and W'llber attended
the local high - school and stood
Irish In their studies. Hampered uy
iv art trouble, caused. It Is though by
acchientally being struck by a polo stick,
VI llbur wan oni!lled to abandon till
purpose of attending college. Their fattier.
Bishop Milton Wrlgl.t. being away from
Itoine much of the time In attendance -vn
his duties, the two boys helped to main
tain their hotoc. Th two first started a
ob Drtr.lltig nfilee and for a while pub
lish, d a (mall sheet thst had a suburban
cireolatkti. Ti then entered the bi
cycle tepiue and cpt-Dd repair tuiop,
hi the same time n.-r.uf. tutirar Mcyties.
In tlie irreaulin iliey began uudyliig
tbe flying mart ln while carrying un
the bicycle bsslncss and In pursuit of
this subject t-iey acquired a knowtedgo
of tlx underlying principles, further add
ing to their knowledge by a working ac
Quaimanre with different modeiu lan
The ancestry of Wilbur Wright can Le
traced through a number of generations
la England, be mi id Wright, tbrmurii
whom was transplanted the flneege In
America, came to Springfield. Mass.. ti
int. Hla descendant patriclpated la th
TRANSPORT WORKERS DIVIDE
Firemen and Sailors' Unions Decline
to Support Movement
MAT CONFINE STRIKE TO LONDON
Raasor from Merlin Kara that Duck
Workers at All Ports la lb
World Are ta Be tailed
Oal aa strike.
LONDON, May S.-Th movement tend
ing tooard a declaration of a national
strike lerelved a serious setback today
Hhen the executive committee of Hk
Sailors' and Firemen's union, which Ii
the strangest body In th nstlonsl trans
port workers federation, th organisa
tion which would declare such a strike,
decided sgsinet It. Notlras wsrs ssnt out
by this body that there would be r
stoppags outside of London unless the
order were signed by the secretary of the
This appears to Indicate that a PH"
has arisen In tha rank of ths transport
workers' federation, which engineered !e
strike ef hist year, and aimed at com
smlng all th trades Unions of ths Unite!
i Th secidtsry of th Dockers' unloi
Hated earlier In ths day that there would
be an Immediate national elrn.e or trans
port workers and rlverilde laborers, t
be followed by an International strike
unless a result favorable to them wr-
reached at conference tomorrow. T
this conference the trades unions eti.l
send their delegates, although th em
ployers, including the port of Londur
authorities, have refused ta take any
ran In It. '
"Th continental worker have already
decided to stiik." said ths organising
secretary, "and It la only a question ol
taw confirming their decision by the n
Th employers do not take much notlci
of this threat as previous espertence ha
shown that the continental workers. 'ir
from supporting the British dockers, have
been rather pleased to gel the additional
work coming to them aa ths result uf
British strikes. .
Re mar af laleraatlenal Strike.
BERLIN, May JO. -The general council
of tha International Tranaport Worker i'
Federation, whose headquarters are !n
Berlin, Is preparing to act on th appeal
of the British dockers to proclaim c
world-wide boycott of British shipping.
Hermsnn Jochade, Hie president of tlx.
council, announces thst a cable vote ot
the heads of the. tranaport workers' or
gsnlsatlons of the nineteen countries af
filiated to the International organisation.
Including the United ritates and Canada,
will bo taken on the tiueetiou of the ai
vhablllty of calniig an International bo v.
cott as soon as the full report has bt
received hen from London. Preslder
Jochade declined to dlseuvs the probabl-j
result of the rote, saving there had been
"altogether too much chattering before
hand in British Isbor circles." The gen
eral council, he said, would avotd th!a
mistake and the boycott would be de
clared without warning.
Four Are Drowned
Near Hannibal, Mo.
HANMK.U.. Mo.. Slay M.-U T. Klrt
l. y, his wlfv, daughter jnd t.'randall King
wer diowned. today when a skiff In
which tlwy were crusting the MUststpnt
river capa.sed. Kinky owned a printing
.('!( and King an a high school arad-
! ante. . ' ' - - 1
SPURLOCK IS BACK FROM
George M. Spurlock nf York stopped in
Omaha on hi return from Mlrm.anol!a
where be hsd been for a month nt:end.
Ing the )letaodit general conference as
a lay delegate. It Is the e'-oond gene.-!
conference for Mr. Spurlo.k.
Mr. Sputlock served In V.a leiiature
from riattKMouth, Case county, tn lifla
ar.d r and after hla latter tenrv moved
j to Omaha and engaged In ' practlc-
of law for a year. Then he decided to go
to Tork, wliere he U permanently lo
cated. "I have not been In Omaha for two
yeara." aaid Sir. ttoutiork, "and I am
simply amazed at the progress and Im
provement apparent on every hand. I
have lust been looking about and I find
everywhere signs of new life and new
business. Omaha la a splendid city."
Mr. Ppurkx-k quietly admltud tnat he
regarded Tork as a mighty fine little city,
also, and his statement was not chal
National Sent by Speedy Eacer 500
Miles at Indianapolis m
BREAKS ALL WORLDS RECORDS
Maintains Average of 78.72 Miles
Hoar in Csntest.
TETZLAIF. IN FIAT, IS SECOND
Hughes Third and Men, Formerly
of Omaha, Fourth,
DE PALMA LEADS TILL NEAR END
Raaa Mercedes with Weeder'al v
Speed Ahead af All l atll Eagle
Traael Farces II I m ta Give
t p r oiapetltloa.
ORDER OF FINISH.
1. Jo Sawsoa
. . . Stats
S. Unguis Staraea.....'. .
4. Charles Stars
T. Jenkins '.
CABS A STB DBTTBM.
aeoond annual Soo-mll race foe ears
ef aot exceeding O0 esble laches aissoa
displacement aad aot less thaa SeOOB
pounds weight -SSTTBASTTB.
1 gtata Vaero
S Flat Teslaff
I Case Blshrow
a Case Bearaa
f-Msreedea ... Wiaaart
a national Pawsem
10 Leslagtos "If .
1 a Simple Dtadlsf
14 Whlt Jsaklaa
1 rtreatoa-0 lamkas ........ Prayer
IT Staraaette-Balok llesw
15 xaoa aluWota
4 0)11 ,
... Mart sett
First prise, 10.000 1 seooad prise,
S10.0O0I third prise, M.OOOi fourth pries,
S3.0O0I fifth prise, la.&OOi state prue,
SS.O00I seveata prise. Sl.Ki eigath
prise, SI. 4001 a lath oris, ai.Mol ssih
prltei SI 300 1 elevsath prlaa, SI. 100 1
twelfth prlaa, I'.1-00-
KPEELfWAV. INIMANAFOLIH. May
'.-Jo lasun. drilng a National car.
Won the &-mll race lit s.nsnj today,
breaking the world's record for cars of
Un clean or cubic Inches piston dls
i,, , m. hi Haiioun. winner el lst
)ir s rsce, nisde ths distance in S:C:"S.
USwaon'g aversse was Ts.71 miles an
hour, llsrroun's wss 14:11.
Pe Palme led lh race until th I it
live miles. hn his cnulhe broke down
snd he limped Into th horn atietch
nuahln his car. He rsn It off th track
and threw up his hsnds, raying:
"Th luck was sgalnsl m.
vn.-o (National! finlihed ninth In
J-ll rat. Mulford, In a Knox, waa the
Ust msn on the track, with twenty-four
lap tu go. at i ts.
Trials ff l.rads al Start.
With an xploslvs roar of th enormoua
engine, especially built tor thla ulll- .
teat at aueed and endurance, th
car came together at tlie electric timing
wire al l td. in lumuu ui cneenng
ai.rtu- Wasner let the cars go at-1
o'clock. The car mad on alow parade
lap and coming again to ui wire, napeu
into tha race, pressing together la a ,
blinding cloud of burned gas.
Teddy Tetslaff and his Flat made tha
first round of two and one halt miles In
I :!.. Then be lost the lead to Relph
Da Palm held hi lead at th twenty
mile which he covered la 14 3. better
ing Hi old record of U:2. set by Mar- .
quia In aa I suits at Lo Angeles. Spencer
Wlshart In a second Mercedes kept at
lie Palms rear wheels with Bruce .
Brown, NaUonal. third. Ormsby' Opel .
broke Its gasoline line and be dropped
out At fifty, miles be Palm, aUU led
and waa ahead ot lha record. Bruce
Brows came Id aecond and Mulford
(Knoi) crept Into third. Th tarrlbla
pace began lo tell on Urea. Johnny Jen-
kins came Into th stretch with one Ur
whipping the track like a flail. Ths car
swung perilously, but Jenkins held it
ir.,.. Keeeei'a car cast a tire high la the
sir, but he, too, cams safely to his pit.
Bravra aad Kalght Oat.
World s records went down throughout
the first lot miles, De Palms, leading,
set s new mark of l.UL over Tetslaff
old record of 1:14 2. Joe Dawson, la s
National, pounded Into second place and
Spencer Wlsbart took third.
Bruce-Brows withdraw hi National
and Harry Knight his Lexington beesus
of engine trouble.
Beating down world's records with
every mile, Ralph De Palms, driving a
Mercedes, led the iteld by s Up at the
end of th first lid miles of the MO mile
race. Hit time was 1:0:03 aa against, the
record of l:K:iS set by Bruce Brown m
a Fist last year.
Joe Dawson In s National waa second;
Tetilaif In a Flat a close third. Seveaty
flve thousand people are watching the
race. . .
In the stretch In the sixty-third lap.
Marquette's McFarland skidded and
plunged agalnat the retaining wall. Both
front wheels of the ear were hroke-l off.
(Continued on Fifth Page)
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