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VOL. XLU-NO. 31.
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TURKEY'S REPLY TO
NOTE OF POWERS TO
BE MADE MM
It Will Refuse to Yield Adrianoplc
and Adjoining Territory to
TO OFFER OTHER CONCESSIONS
Answer Will Be Conciliatory on All
OSMAN ARRAIGNS THE POWERS
Turkish Statesman Condemns Al
leged Breach of Faith.
MANY PROMISES ARE BROKEN
Attitude AmtiinitMl In Collective .(e.
He Sn, In Directly In Contra
diction of Knrller V M
iMirntieex. LONDON. Jnn. 18. The Ottoinuii gov
ernment's reply to the note of the Euro
pean powers, which was presented tu
the Porte by the ambassadors at Cult
stanttnoptc yesterday, will be a refusal
to yield the fortress of Adrlunople and
the adjoining territory to the Balkan
allien, according to a prlvnte dispatch
iccelved In Ixindon this afternoon from
the Tin Utah capital.
The reply It is understood front same
fiurco of information will be concilia
tory on the other points In dispute and
will Intimate Turkey's readiness to re
sume peace negotiations In lnidon on
this hauls. It Is expected tho reply will
be delivered on Monday, when with the
note of the powers. It will bo slmul
tnticoubly Issued btoadcast at Constan
tinople for Information of the public.
The delegates In Iondon of the Bal
kan allied nations say that it this fore
cast of the Turkish reply Is confirmed
by events It means a resumption of the
Tottcrx lllttcrly Arriiluned.
Osmuu Nuzlmi Pasha, Turkish ambas
sador to Germany, now here in conncc
lion with tho peace negotiations, Issued i
a statement todas, bitterly arraigning
tho Kuropean powers lor their attltudo
in tho Joint note delivered to the Porte.
"Four montliB ago," ho said. "Kuropo
proclaimed Us determination to maintain
the state of things existing before the
war, whatever the result of the conflict
might be. Now tho powers are making
open allusions to the possible los by
Turkey of Constantinople and some
"What reliance can Turkey plai" on
,tlio powers' promise to exclude I.U
menaro to tho security of Turkey.' when
Kuropo has Just given tangible evidence
of how .little its promlse-vara worth."
"With such cvlde'nce'or'Eurbpean syhf
pathy," lie added, "nobody could consider
the point too exacting If It asked for an
explanation of what tho powers mean by
"moral and material support, Judged by
the efficacy of tho benevolent support so
lavishly poured out In the ambassadorial
Question for I'nncti,
"The same can be said about tho
powers' promlso concerning the islands
In tho Aegean sea. Even admitting, for
the sako of argument, that Turkey Is
ready to yield these Islands, how can It
cede them to tho powers on the simple
promise that their settlement will exclude
all menace to tho security' of Turkey,
when Kuropo's promises mean so HttleT"
The greatest reserve Is maintained by
the Turkish plenipotentiaries In regard
to tho note handed to tho Ottoman gov
ernment. All discussion of tho merits of
tho document Is avoided by them on the
ground that the porte alone has all the
has all tho
elements for nn exhaustive
Tho delegates of the Balkan allies as a i
whole are relatively satisfied with the
situation, but they, do not believe the end i
ot tho negotiations Is near, as tho porte i
is not likely to give a categorical answer i
to the note of tho powers.
Greece untl Monteieni.
Tho Greeks hope to be able to demon
strate to the powers that Greece can oc-
cunv tho Islands, giving such guarantees
as will securo the execution of the will of , appropriation hill and concluded with the
Kuropo, namely, "to exclude all menace J declaration that since he "had been given
to the security of Turkey," In the fu ! a leave of absence for which he did not
jure, ! ask ho was going homo to live among the
The Motenegrln government in a long ; people who hnd honored him by sending
note addressed to tho powers today him to congress for forty years,
relative to tho delimination of Albania: "If perchance I should never again bo
declares that tho annexation of Scutari, j In public life and I shall riot seek It,''
Jpek and Jakova by Montenegro Is neces ! said Mr. Cannon, ''I purpose to enrryout
snry to that kingdom's security and po my full duty as one of the sovereigns
Iltlcnl and economic development, and ! 0f the nation -a voter,
rather than renounco this logical and j it makes llttlo difference," ho added,
natural aggrandizement of Us territory, "wimt wc call ourselves, democrats or
Montenegro would prefer to disappear as j republicans and those two great organl
a political factor ln the Balkans. zatlons are the only parties I reoognlza
Ottnmnn Meet Driven Hack. If you democrats make good, I will he
ATHENS. Greece, Jan. 18. Another 1 one of the first to shout glory hallelujah,
sea fight between tho Greek and tho Tho proof of the pudding Is tho eating
Turkish fleets occurred today about thereof. "j
thirty miles to the south of the en I Replying to attacks on the size of the
trance to tho Dardanelles. The Greek ) standing army, the former speaker said
war vessels attacked the Turkish squad- j "We've got our troubles on the border
ron and forced the Ottoman warships land Mexico and eo on God knows w
to return to the Dardanelles straits ln
The Turkish flagship Is said tu have
CONSTANTINOPL.K, Jan. 18. - The
Turilsh cruiser Hamldleh, after currying!
out a raid on the Greek island of Syra,
the commercial center of the Cyclades
In the Greek archipelago, arrived at
.KorecDst till " p. m. Sunday:
I'or Omaha, Council Bluffs and Vlcln
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ONE CAMPOSjJAYS BADGER
Dean of Wisconsin Agricultural Col
lege Urges Union at Nebraska.
mea'ns ECONOMY IN LONG RUN
AiH nil ttiKPx of 1'liynleiil Connection
OuMtcIkIi Any So-CuUrd Dlnnil
nntnnrn I'rixeil Annlnnt
LINCOLN, Jnn. 13.-(Speclal.-nurlnR
tli last few weeks, In order to ascertain
their opinions on the subject of consoli
dating the College of Agriculture with
the main unlvercltyi Inquiries have been
sent, to several lending educators In the
middle west. The reply or Dean II. I
ItiiKscll of the t'nlveis't of Wisconsin
Agricultural college, a recognized author
Ity on university organization and agri
cultural development. Indicates his posi
tion. He says.
"You ask for my opinion relative to
the merits of uniting, Ina physical sense,
the agricultural college with the remain
der of your university, llegnrdlng this
mutter 1 would say that it Is very clear
In my own mind that the advantages of
having the agricultural college In close
physical connection with the remainder
. of the university far outweigh any so-
called disadvantages which might be
urged against such union.
l'cmmtii) In liiilnlrttrutlin.
"first, and foremost, is to be men
tioned tho economy In administration. To
my mind, the distinctively u-rlcultlir-.l
work Hi i oil Ul be Introduced Into the f rcsh
mati year and run parallel with the
courses In liberal arts. This necessitates
an Intimate mingling ot the pure and the
applied which; would bo impossible If the '
applied worl; were phyBlrnlly separated !
any considerable distance from the place I
where the liberal arts work was given. !
When this distance exceeds the ordinary
ten or flfteeli-mrnute interval between
classes, it rcquli-ea a modification of the I
courses of study to meet these physical j
needs, which docs moie or less violence!
to the, pedagogical relation, j
"Second, It Is of tho very greatest value
to have tho students In the applied col-
(Continued on Page Two.) ;
Bureau to Answer
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18.-A "clearing
house" for begging letters sent to phil
anthropists would be one of the adjuncts
of the $100,000,030 Rockefeller foundation,
a federal charter for which congress will
be asked to' grant on .Monday, according
to Jerome D. Greene, former secretary
.of Harvard university and now aif ad
viser Q.tho Standard Oil magnate. Mr.
Greene fs" seeking to,diavo congress at
this session Incorporate tho organization
which John I). Rockefeller Is anxious to
"Mr. ilpckefeller. alono receives an
average) 'jf BOO begging letters every
day," said Mr. Greene today. "They ask
sums ranging from IS to amounts In seven
figures. Under present conditions It i
utterly impossible for Mr. Rockefeller,
even with tho assistance of a largo staff,
personally to give attention to th's
correspondence, and doubtless many wor
thy subjects of philanthropy have gone
without financial support.
"The Rockefeller foundation, having an
annual Income of 13,000,000 and t suffi
cient corps of trained Investigators, coulJ.
handle not only Mr. Rockefeller's corrs
apondeuce, but the same kind of mail
reaching other philanthropists as well,
with Justice and dispatch." H
Mr. Greene stated that an analysis
the average day's collection of begging
letters received by the oil magnate
showed that they camo from twenty-two
countries, representing every continent.
i t-i ri i sn
j Ex-Speaker Cannon
Is Given Ovation on
Floor of House
WASHINGTON, Jan. IS. Democrats
and republicans Joined In an ovation to
foimer Speaker Cannon when ho spoke
' ln tho houso tot-R-' ln -lPrt of the army
don't want them, and we have either got
to abandon the Monroe doctrine and play
tho happy-go-lucky game or we've got
to realize all the obligations the future
may bring to us."
PRINT PAPER RAILROAD
. IS TIED UP BY STRIKE
BANGOR, Me., an. 18. The engineers
and flromen ot the Bangor & Aroostock
railroad struck today after being refused
j an Increase pf wagos. The road extends
from tho Canadian border to Penobscot
'bay. affording the chief outlet for the
great print paper mills. Tho possible ef
fect on the shipment of paper gives the
ROOF GARDEN FOR
HORSES IN NEW YORK
NEW YORK, Jan. IS. A roof garden
10 i for horses wilt be built atop of tho WO.CJO
10 ; Hanfiltal for anlmuli for which tlie W'r.
11 ! men's League of Animals has Just fllw.'
13 ! its plans. There will be an ele.ator li
lu'ia . . the a..l...ai-i i,u to the loof. wi.-re
17 ll. ly v.:ll be allowed to tomp ulout while
IS ' , v.uuitt h'i.
Thirty-Seven Thousand Persons In
volved in Strike Will Return
ONLY FEW TRADES AFFECTED
Hundred and Fifty Thousand Others
Will Stay Out.
FIGHT POLICE WITH HATPINS
Women Attack Officers Who Try to
ONE RIOTER IS ARRESTED
Illiievont linn to Cnll Twelve Men
to Help 1 1 1 in Get Prisoner to
Station limine Strike .May
Spread to ClilctlKO.
NEW YORK. Jan. lS.-Tho strike of
dress and shirt wulst makers. one
of the several trades Involved in
tho garment workers' walkout, was
settled at noon today and most of
tho .17.OC0 workers will return to the shops
next'Mondny. The difficulty had threat
ened a sci Ions shortage In tho supplj of
Tho terms of the agreement Include
a general Increaso In wages, shorter hours
and a permanent system of arbitration.
Those teinus did not satisfy foiiio ot
the workers, however, and u big meet
ing called to ratify the agreement broke
up in confusion. Whon the strikers
learned that the advance In wages
amounted to a maximum of 10 per cent,
many declared they would not return tu
work and rushed from tho hall, whllo
the leaders pleaded with thorn to remain.
The garment workers,' strike proper
continues, with about 100,000 workers In
volved. AVoinen Ftnlit Police.
Witli liatptns and umbrellas several
hundred women fought tho police lai'fr
In ono of the, fiercest riots since the be
ginning of the garment workers' strike.
A policeman who tried to protect strike
breakers was badly beaten.
The policeman arretted one woman,
but had to summon twelve blueeoast
before he could get his prisoner to the
KIvo women wcio an-ested In another
Hot yhlch started when tho women as
Haulted a truck driver delivering mat
tresses for tho uso of strike breaker?.
Strike Mny Extend to Ctilciij-n.
CHICAGO, Jan. IS. Forty thousand
Chicago garment workers may bo called
on to strlko next week In sympathy
with Now York strikers because ot the
United Garment Workers are said to
have discovered that eastern manufact
urers are sending orders here to bo filled.
The union men assert that unless this
practice la stopped , a general strike will
bo ordered In all shops controlled by the
employers' association, directions to that
effect having been received from Thomas
A. Rlckert, president of the United Gar
ment Workers, who Is in charge of tho
New York strike.
Chli-niro Ilulldera Strike.
Labor leaders today predicted that the
sympathetic strUo began yesterday when
SW men walked out and tied up two of
tho largest new buildings lij the course
of construction In the loop would spread
unless the firm said to be respouslblo
for the trouble settled Its difference with
Goethals Says Big
Army is Needed to
Guard Panama Canal
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18.-A garrison of
23,000 men will be neessarj' to guard
tins l'auama canal, Colonel Goethals told
tho house naval affairs committee today.
Under present plans, congress would pro
vide for a garrison of only 8,000 men.
'Once wo lost control of tho sea In
a war," he said, "Wo could not expect
to get reinforcements there from the
United States. Tho locks, the vital por
tion ot tho canal nhnuld he guarded by
a largu force and tho Atlantic and Pacific
ends of tho canal should bo gurrisoned.
At least 25.CO0 men would bo needed to
properly guard the canal."
Colonel Goethals lauded tho work done
by the marines In the canal zone and
urged tho retention of n. considerable
force of marines there. His statement
tliat tho canal could hardly be held It
tho United States lost control of tho sea
aroused much Interest In the committee
and later Representative llobson of Ala
bama, urging provision for a larger army
In tho house on tho military appropriation
bill quoted Colonel Goethals at length.
Col, E. N. Phillips, ,
Uncle Sam's Double,
Dead in Connecticut
WINDSON, Conn.. Jan. li.-Colonol
Elsworth N. Phillips, who boro such i
remarkable resemblance to the carica
tures of "Uncle Sam" that he was widely
known, died at his homo here yesterday.
He was more than six (eot tall and as
straight as a ramrod. Ills resemblance to
the national prototype was so striking
that ho blocked traffic ln Pennsylvania
avenue when he first visited Washington.
Ho was a veteran of the civil war and
rode with Sherldans!nto tho Shenendoah
valley on that memorable twenty-mile
rldo to Winchester until his horse col
lapsed. Ho was 87 years old and died in
tho house where he was born.
Found in Africa
BRUSSBOS, Jan. 18, Discovery of ex
tensive coal fields In the Belgian cougo
near Katanga, was confirmed officially
today by Chief Bnglneer Mlnnelte of
the Geological and Mining society. Bor
ings over an area of 400 square rnlle
dUolosed layers from six to seven feet
In thickness of a quality similar to that
of Bulgurluii coal. Tim discoveries were
. .i..u:c- uot tu. lioiu ti c i'a..fc...iHH .un
it, ay, now under wuli ucU&u.
BILL TO BAR TRUST
Measure Aimed at Transport Monop
oly Introduced in the
STATEMENT BY MR. HUMPHREY
All American nnil Korelmi Vermel
tlwnod or Controlled Ity Con
ferences nnil Coinlilnen
Are Included. '
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18.-The first re
sult of the Investigation of tho so-called
shipping trust by the house merchant
marl no committee appeared today as a
hill by Representative Hinnphroy of
Washington to bur from tlio Panama
canal nil American or foreign vessels
In "combines nnd conferences."
Witnesses have told the committee
that practically all vessels In tho Ameri
can Atlantic coast-wisu trade operate
In agreement, and that tho foreign lines
ln the trado between New ' York and
South Amciliw, South Africa, Australia,
Japan, China, the Philippines and India,
have ruto and sailing dato agreements
and rebate nnd pooling agreements.
"Tho evldonco alleady produced at
these healings," declared Representa
tive Humphrey todny, us ho presented
tho bill to the house, "has fully demon
strated that the foreign steamships
which carry our commerce arc guilty
of every charge made ngnlnst them, Tho
United States is a mere way station
for these foreign owned lines and tho
freight and passenger rates charged
from this country to other parts of tho
world nro fixed In Burope. The evidence
also has developed tho fact that these
foreign combines Intend to monopolize
and control tho trade through tho Pnn
Ilarlier Defend Pool I ml;.
Defense of rebating, pooling arrange
ments, und rata agreements ln ocean
freight trude. fouturcd tho testimony of
Herbert Barbor, president of the Harbor
& Co. of New York today before the
house shipping trust committee.
Mr. lTarbcr told tho committee yester
day that lines represented by his com
pany In tho trade between Now York and
South Amcricu, South Africa, China,
Japan und the Philippines went among
thoro operating undpr rato agreements,
having pooling arrangements ln some
Instances and giving rebatca In the trnda
to tho United States. He said today that
rebates us given liv his company were
nothing more than discounts to shipper?
who entered Into long term contracts or
Tho committee heard from Joseph T.
Wily of Norton and company more about
rate and sailing date conferences and
pooling agreements between UneH In the
trae'e between New York and South Afrl-a,
Australia, Japan, China, the Philippine
nnd India. Some lines represented by hie
firm, tho wltiiets said were In these
Police Raid Society
Poker Game in the
NEW YORK, Jan. IS.-Plfteen women
and seven men, all In evening dress, were
caught at a poker game for high stakes
In u police raid upon a fashionable up
town apartment early today. Two detec
tives, whose Identities were unknown to
the party had been curelossly invited to
participate In the game and they gave
a signal for thu polio to break In Us
waving a handkorehlef from ono of the
'-Some ot the women fainted when
placed undr arreut and ploadejl: "Don't
let our husbands know."
The ftirii'shlngs of the pluea weie .e y
elaborate DuU-ctUes -ay uiie of i
.so . (,i ..la of hu.iiia ! fl.l'Xl ut ill
OIL FIGHT BEFORE COMMITTEE
Uncle Sam Company Makes Accusa
tions Against Secretary Fisher.
OSAGE COUNCIL IN ACTION
HeVen Member Ousted li- Seeretnry
tiet MnntlninuN from Court Look'
I ii IT Toward 't'lielr He
Inrttntetnent, WASHINGTON, Jan. lSl-Chagcs that
Secretary lflsl'erv attempted ,o coenju
the Osage Indlaps Into lousing valuable
oil land tu thu Standard Oil company and
a counter cliaige tiy the kecrotary that the
Undo Sain Oil compapy atlompted to
nrqiilro the fields tinder circumstances
which wrro threatened with proceedings
by Attorney General Wlckersliiim, wore
met with the constant, persistent, un
reasonable mid unwarranted opposition
of tlio Interior department.
"The secretary of tho Interior, for tho
puritoce of lutlmidntllig und cojreing tlio
Osage Indians Into electing a new council,
which will obey his Instructions, has pub
lished and cuusikl to he published Mate
monta Intimating that many of tho In
dians would bo arrested or Indicted upon
some charge because they were ln favor
of the leuFes to tho Undo Sam Oil
"Tho stockholders of tho Undo Sum
have fought a long, hard fight against
tho machlnntionn of the Oil trust. The
Oil trust has had the advantago of hav
ing tho assistance ot n former president,
cabinet officers, the Postofflce depart
ment, tlio Interior department, soma fed
eral Judges, a federal district attorney
nnd many other lesser federal officers,
aired today before, tho houso committee
(Continued from Page Two.)
May Delay Election
SPRINGPIUI.D, III.. Jan. lS.-Under
tho stato constitution balloting for tho
election of two United States senators
from Illinois should begin noxt Tuesday,
when the general assembly reconvenes,
legislators today were divided In opin
ion whether the presont speakership
deadlock, which huj prevented tho or
ganization of the house, will permit the
usual procedure In selecting vl'nlted
Tho contention tliut the senatorial bal
loting Is mandatory is met by the as
sertion that tho two houses of the gen
eral assembly not having effected an
organization as directed by law cannot
proceed to the voting for senator.
Meanwhile authorities are being con
sulted to determine whether the senator
lal election as well us the Inuugiirullon
of tho new state officers will be de
layed until the deadlook breads.
Dead Man Awakes;
CORNING, N. Y., Jan. 18,-As un un
dertaker wus preparing to embalm his
body today Harry lirlgham of Ulysses,
Pa. btralghtened up in bed and asked
for breakfast. After eating. Brlgham
said he felt better than he had In several
days, lirlgham, who has been ill a long
time, was found "dead" by his family.
After two hours' effort to arauso him
they summoned the undertaker.
Two Ships Wrecked
Near Newport News
NEWPORT NEWS. Va.. Jan. lfi.-The
coul steamer Evelyn, from Philadelphia,
to Key Wont with coal for the navy,
was driven hard aground oft Cape Henry
early today In a southwest gale. Captain
Ileoker and his crew were taken off
wifely. The schooner General White
fium Mobile was driven aground and un
imk.,', w n schooner whs sunk. Crew of
the lutter wus rescued.
TO THE UpiJTORi
Set Forth What They Consider the
Needs of Omaha at Public
COUNCIL WANTS MORE POWER
niililiiinn Nnyn City Should Control
Soelnl IS'vlI nml thi-t Sloeiuiib,
SneUett nnil Altliott I.u-ts
' Hliould lie ttepeitleil.
Subdued oxoltemr.ilt stirred u small
throng of citizens nnd lljglslators In the
city council chamber yesterduy afternoon
wli'n AInyor Dahlman and ol'llco Com
missioner Jal'k Ryder demanded consider
ation of certain muiisuros they will nsk
tho legislature to enact this winter. Two
state Hepatorti utendod tlio conference,
called by tho mayor, and eight represen-
I tallves accepted the Invitation to Jiutir
wnni mo commissioners nnu to say.
Mayor Dahlman took tho floor, was
chosen chairman, and proceeded to out
line what, In his opinion, homo ruin
meant and tho means he believes tight
to be employed to secure It. Ho said the
city ought to have the right to control
the social evil; tho Slocumb, Snekett, Al
bert and S o'clock closing laws ought to
Assistant City Attorney explained, with
out advocating approval, the gas com
promise entered Into between a commit
tee of city commissioners nnd the offi
cials of tho gas company. The question
Is, .lie snld, whether tho city wants to
1 1 Isle the proposition of 1 gns on n law
l nuu w men mnv exirne over " I'pr'nu
of several years or approve this com
phomlse which means a saving of 1125,000
a year to private consumers, With one
exception tlio speakers favored legisla
tion that would give the peoplo nn op
portunity to vote on extension of the
Coiuiell WuntN "lore Power.
I Commissioner Ryder ploaded for more
i rights In the commission. He said ho had
I a bill which would give the commission
power to Issue certtfufttes of Indebted
ness for propositions of municipal Im
portance, such ns wnrkhouscH anil iwllcc
Romo Mlllor spoke In favor of tho gas
compromise. He said he had only the In
terest of the consumer at heart, spoke
iui a consumer nnd in no circumstanced
stood for the sens company. He belli ved
I ho compromise Is wlutt the epoplo want
as It will give them II gas now and not
throw the wjiole proposition on the proba
bility of a favorable decision after years
In the courts.
Hurry 1J. Ztmmnn, who is opposing any
thing that looks like a franchise, asked
j Mr. Lambert If the. gas company would
stand for a franchise of only ten years,
' or whether It had been agreed us to
j what period the franchise would cover.
I.umbort fcald there had been no discus
ulun of this point between the officials
of the company nnd city uoiiunlaii'loners
to his knowledge.
AttneliM Abbott I.n.v,
Attacking tno Albert law .Mayor Duhl
mun declared that "Omaha ought tu have
the right to control the noeltil evil." He
affirmed thut the Snckett law violated
the spirit of the home rulo amendment
to the constitution, In that It gave any
body the right to nttuck uny officeholder
anywhere tu an attempt to recall
him from his official position.
"Why have a law against Sunday base
ball on the statute books," he continued,
"when "the homo rule amendment gives
cities of 5,000 population and over the
right tu say what they shall have and
what they shall not have?"
He concluded his argument with a refer
ence to Governor Wilson's message to
the Now Jersey stato legislature, In which
the governor said it was most Important
for cities to have the power to govern
IliAmsnti., wltbnnt ItilerfrirenpA from nn.
Speuklng of the gas compromlso Mr,
I ambcrt said about tho only new thing In
(Continued from Page Two.)
NOT ACCEPT THE JOB
RED FLAG FLIES
Former Governor Wires Cannot Take?
Place on New State Board of
SMITH NOT YET OIL DEPUTY
Former Warden Gets in Bad by
J Talk of Dictation.
, M0REHEAD SAYS HE'S GOPERNORj
Absolutely Denies Influenced Par
ticle in Naming Men.
BRYAN MEN STILL FIGHTING'
Dislike Smith nn Mneli nn Tliej- Da1
Minllenheriter nnil ltxecutlro ,
I'IimIk ln-iiruciit llnnil
('rnM Iiiic Hull).
(Kroin a Staff Correspondent.
I.INCOI-N. Neb.. Jan. IS. (Special Tolo
Rinin.) Governor Morehend has starlet?!
on tho wrong1 foot with his political P-"
polntments. When It was known ho wual
strongly considering tho oholcn of Tonti
Bnilth of York, former warden, for thtv
position of member of the llourd of Con-.
Irol, ho stirred up a storm nniong th
Urynn democrats that Hwayeil him fion
making that appointment
Now comes Ashton C. Shallonbcraer.
former governor of Nebraska, and de
clines ft Tour-yenr term on the board
which tho governor tendered him sup
posedly Willi the knowledge that lift would
nccept. Governor Shallenberger wired,
the chief executive this afternoon, saylnif
thnt while ho appreciated tho honor conj
ferrcd upon him. he wub compelled to
decline the appointment.
Governor Morohead said lie Intended t
name some one In his placo as oon an;
possible, but he declared candidate!)
would he wasting their tlmo sending pco-j
pie around to see him ln their Interest.'
Trouble Una Arrived.
The announcement that Tom Smith!
would bo chief deputy oil Inspector, given
out at the time the members of the Hoard
of Control were thought to have been
named, has riot allayed antagonism
ugnlnst Smith felt by the Ilryan demo
crats, and this magnificently hurmonloun
democratic adinlnlstrutlon In In a peck of
trouble. Knives', pikes and hatchulu pro
trude from beneath the overcoats of all
the purty advisors who cull upon his ex
cellency nnd ho wciu-h the look of a mrtri
who knowH thorn Is a bobm In the cellar
with tho fuse lighted, ,
Tom Smith made no ieorst of the fact
that he dictated the appolptme'nt flf cx
Govurnor Shallenberger oit thd board u
compensation for his Belting" out of th
way nnd accepting the Job ot bit In
spector. This did not Hft wdl on this
friends of tho governor, who believed lie
should have the credit of making hltt own
appointments; hnd It was like n red rax
to tho llryau democrats, who have, as llt
tlo use politically for Shallenberger aa
they have for Smith.
Governor Gotnu' It Alone.
So Intensely torrid did tho situation bi
come that Governor Morehead all but said
tho sliort and ugly word ln a statement
In denial of tho talk of Smith tliut lie,
dictated the Hhallonbcrgur chulce on tn
board of control,
"Nobody dictates my appointments,'
said Governor Morohead In commenting,
nn Smith. "I was elected by tho peoplo!
and I am not farming out the responsi
bility they have placed in my hands. I
selected tho board of control with, aj
view to the ability and character ot th
Now Mr. Smith has not soon the doou-i
ment that will servo as his oomralsslonj
as chief deputy oil Inspector and it lal
possible that tho breach between tlio
two men will make it Impossible foul
smith to Borve.
Pool Preferred Cnndldnt e.
Another batch of recruits will b added
to the Insurgent brigade It It finally;
oaks In that Tom Smith Is the new oil1
napector and C. W. Pool haa lost out
. n that Jpb. which, the backers of tho
governor have set upart for the Johnson
county man. Pool got ut f the race for
governor and mado It posslblo for More-i
head to be nominated and his friends un
derstood that ho was to get uny Jou)
ho wanted which Job was that of oil
Pool won hero during the organization
of the legislature and when asked about
his ambition tn bo oil Inspector said soma
ut his friends had Informed him he wan
to bo appointed, but personally ho knew
nothing about It. However, some who
backed Mrehead through tho primary
fight and were Instrumental ln getting:'
Pol out of tho race, had pictured htm
drawing tho $2,0W a year for being oil
inspector and they aro wrathy.
Republican to Cniieim,
The majority of the republican senatora
went home after adjournment Friday, but
thu fow remaining here aro very much
put out at tho action of the. governor.'
for making the appointment without con
suiting them after fixing the hur fur the
coiiHUltatlon, und It may be a fight will
l,o mude against the confirmation of
any of tlio board members. Senator
Uougland of Lincoln county declined to
be quoted, regarding the confirmation ot
thk appiutees, but he said the republican
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