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OMAHA, THTKSDAY MOKNINT5, KMBRTARY 20. WUH-SIXTIOKN 1WUKS.
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MADERO IS LOCKED
in in Tiir anora m .
ur in mtHhotiiALi
'Gustavo Madero is Taken from Pen
itentiary and Shot by Order of
General Felix Diaz.
HUERTA IS IN FULL CONTORL
President Madero Forced to Resign
by His Generals.
DIAZ ACQUIESCES IN THE MOVE
His Chief Lieutenant Will Be Min
ister of War.
CHEERS FOR AMERICAN FLAG
Harry Ilerllnjter of Amrrlcnn I,ck.
tlon, Who Acted nn Intermedi
ary Ilctvveen Pnlnce nml
Anrnnl, tllven Ovntlon.
MBXICO CITY, Feb. 19. Gustavo
Madero, brother of the deposed president,
was removed from the penitentiary at 0
o'clock this morning and executed. It Is
presumed that this was done by order of
Felix Diaz under the notorious "fugitive
The ex-presldent and his brother Gus
tavo were sent this morning as prisoners
to the arsenal, from which Felix Diaz
had bombarded the city for tep days.
Soon after their arrival there Gustavo
Madero was subjected to the notorious
"fugitive law," by which he waa freo to
run under the liflo fire of his guards.
He fell dead under their bullets.
Francisco Madero, tlio deposed presi
dent, whs later taken under a heavy
guard from the national palace and
lodged In the arsenal. There he was a
prisoner of General Diaz In the very
place which for over a week he had
caused to be battered with cannon in
his efforts to subjugate the rebel army.
Had Francisco Madero succeeded In
defeating Diaz there seems little doubt
that bloody reprisals would have been
"Those who should die," Is the caption
on an official Maderist document found
last night. The list Included Francisco
De La Barra, Jesus Fl'ores Magon,
Manuel Calero, Alberto Garcia Granados
and Dr. Vasquez Gomez.
For some days De La Barra believed he
was In danger of assassination and hid
In the British legation.
Congress uSpporta Huerta.
General Huerta probably will become
provisional president of Mexico as a
result of the olnt session of the deputies
and senators. The action to bo taken
appears to be a mere formality, u a
majority' has 'already algtied &' proiutie
to support an agreement made betwrcli
Huerta .and Diaz.
Thousands came out today, ostensibly
to. work, but really to go elghtseelng
about the city. The shutters came down
from business bulldlngB which had not
been. opened for ten days and shopkeep
ers made every effort to resume their
The list of wounded Americans wn
augmented In tho lost moments of 'the
fighting yesterday, when Miss -Bertna
ftoberts was severely hurt by a fragment
of a shell and her father? Frederick Hi l
erts, suffered a scalp wound from the
same shot. The family has lived hers
for years, coming originally from Mai- c.
Thomas Lason, whose mother lives In
San Antonio, was slightly wounded.
Hundreds of Americans and other for
eigners returned today from the Unlt.d
States embassy- to their homes in vutk-rs
parts of the city. Many found their resi
dences wrecked by shells or looted by
mobs or soldiers.
Fnll f Mudero.
The fall of the Madero administration
brought about by the well-arranged plot
of the federal military leaders, has, boon
received In the capltol with general ac
clamations. It Is not known, however,
how the rest of the country will receive
The part played by the United Mates
embassy In the settlement of the ten
days' battle gained for the American fla
such a tribute as never before was wit
nessed in Mexico.
After the minister from the UnltM
States embassy, Harry Berllnger, had
gone through tho fire of the rebel llnus
to the .arsenal conveying the message of
peace sent by Ambassador Henry June
Wilson, he drove to the national palaio
in an automobile bearing a white flag ..n
ope side and the Stars and Stripes on
By the time he emerged from the na
tional palace after delivering the note to
General Huerta the crowd outsldo had
learned the Import of his visit. The re
appearance of his machine was the signal
for a tremendous ovation.
Through an immense mass of human
ity gathered in the Zocola and along
San franrlirn itraet tho blsr automobile
picked Its way slowly amid deafening
applause with the Stars and Stripes fly
ing in the wind.
Group after group of the people on tno
etreets caught up tho cry "Viva .'oj
Americanos" until the entire city rever
berated with the cheering.
For days the entire population of Mex.
lco City had regarded Intervention by
the United States as practically inevita
ble. Mexicans of the noncombatant
class suffered divided emotions of hope
and fear. Thousands, although deploring
intervention by any power, had come to
(Continued on Page Two..)
For Omaha. Council Bluffs and Vicinity
-Snow flurries; xnursaay, iair ana con
tinued cold. '
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(From n Staff Correspondent.
LINCOLN. Feb. 19.-(Speclu Telegram.)
When the university removal proposi
tion first came up a month ngo, enemies
of the removal plan laid great stress on
the argument that III students were
unanimously against removal. To show
how strong that sentiment was, a rcf
erenrum vote was started to be held itpen
one week to glvo tho students a chance
to express themselves. When the time
was up it was given out that the students
had not had sufficient tltno to vote, and
the polls wcro announced to be held open
n few: days longer.
A couplo of weeks have elapsed and now
the vote Is announced to be 311 against
removal and 191 for tho change. The
unanimous Idea seems to have struck
The house. In committee of tho whole,
recommended for passage the bill to regu
late hotels, after cutting the salary of
the commissioner from $2,000 to 51.PO0.
Hero of Cardenas
Drops Dead on Ship
NEW YOniC. Feb. 19.-Unscathed by
tho Spanish bullets, which few about
him In the rescue of the torpedo boat
Wlnslow In tho harhor of Cardenas, fif
teen (years ago, Gtistavus Anderson fell
dead of heart trouble on the deck of the
revenue cutter Hudson yesterday. He
was boatswain of the Hudson when It
went Into the harbor of Cardenas In
the Spanish-American war and pulled out
the torpedo boat Wlnslow after It had
been disabled by Spanish shot and Kn
slgn Bngley, Its executive officer, had
Anderson was complimented, by con
gress for his bravery, for he stood fear
lessly nt a machine gun, returning the
fire of the Spanish as the Hudson creft
Into the harbor.
Anderson was 62 years old and had
been In the revenue cutter service thirty-five
York Cafe Keeper ,
Found Not Guilty
YORK. Neb.. Feb. 19.-(Speclal Tele
gram.) -The civil rights case of Dr. Fllp
pln, a negro, of Stromsburg, against
Leonard Guttenfeldcr, proprietor of the
Beo cafe, has occupied tho attention of
tho district court and jury for two dayB.
The case was first brought In county
court and Mr. Guttcnfelder found guilty
nnd fined $100, while the Jury In this trial
brought In a verdict of nbt guilty. Gut
trnfelder, who refused to serve lunch to
the physician, was charged with violating
the civil rights law of Nebraska.
Reporter is Dead
WASHINGTON, Feb. lS.-Wlth the fu
jieral tomorrow of Miss Kmmellne C. Up-
ham, who died yesterday at the advanced
age of 79 years, will pass one of the best
known newspaper women In the country,
Miss Upham for thirty-five years was a I
society reporter and throughout that time
was well known to the various occupants j
of the White House and In official and .
diplomatic circles In the national capital.
Her service began before the civil war.
OIIU WILD U. I IUUIUI IU tl IIUIIIUCI Ul . V.I
WASHINGTON, Feb. 19. President
elect Wilson, through his personal aide,
Colonel Thomas H. Birch, today sent
word to the Inaugural committee that the
plans for his inauguration mvf. with nls
Colonel Birch Informed the comnmteo
that neither Mr. Wilson or hlms-lf had
any changes to suggest.
SYSTEMATIC WAR PLANNED
AGAINST TRAFFIC IN WOMEN
WASHINGTON. Feb, 1?.-Commlsslonir
Stanley W. Finch. In charge of the gov-
ernmenfs ,war against the white slave
evil, hs reported to Attorney Genera!
Wlckersham a plan he has evolved lor
the reform and rescuo of the victims nt
the traffic In. women, numbering thoi
An organization to be known ns the
"National Public Welfare association, 1
with headquarters t-.t Baltimore and with
branches In every city In the c'nlted
States, Is proposed. It will be backed by
several New York millionaires. The local
organizations, however, will collect tlwir
own funds for ihe campaign.
There will be unofficial co-operation be
tween the Department of Justice, througn
Mr. Finch and the national organization
In this nation-wide crusade proiecuted n
four directions-law enforcement, law ex-I
tension, education and rescue work.
Tioi.iiu rr thn ninn will lm msdf nuh'ln
...it.tn .. .in..D i ui..i, ina.,
clared that nothlns In, truth or flctHu
ever has been written on tho white slave
situation In the United States which ox-
aggcratea the real conditions. They aio
appalling, he added.
MAN CONVICTED OF STARTING
FIRE IN NATIONAL FDHcSI
IX)8 ANGELES. Cal.. Feb, 19.-Ignaclo , na of the hottest campaigns In the hls
Salazar. a San Diego county cattleman. ; tory of tho city appeurs assured,
was found guilty In the federal court to-
day of having started fires In the Clove- I pnMMIOOinillCD UAI I
land national forest. He will he sentenced j OUmmlOOlUN Ln MALL
Monday. His trial was one of the first TELLS OF COMMISSION
under the recently enacted government '
measure making It a crime to start flrei
In forest reserves. The government al. (
T da,h 8a,waur,d"ikc w-tti h; ;.;ut. r' xv;7s ;
:r,'A,e;;rwere0 au8reedter j ,77
land listened to a lengthy address by
;UAI IMP CUID TIMnc 'Con. mlssloner Hall, who told how many
WMALllMU OMIT NNUO times he had differed with the majority
FORTUNE IN AMBERGRIS of thB comml",on' whn It came to au
.' thorlslng the issuance of stocks and
CUniSTCHCRCH. N. Z., Feb. 19. A 1 bonds by corporations. He got so strong
fortune In ambergris Is reported by the'onco that H. T Clarke asked permission
whaler Norvegia, which arrived here to j to make a statement, but he was toii
day with nearly a ton of the precious , to. wait until a later date Hall broke
substance aboard. It Is said that the am'
bergris Is worth JXiO.OOO and that the
catch brealts all records.
. GETSJNTO FIGHT
Opposes Joint Use of CeiuVN
Line by the Soutt' - w
HEARING CALLED IN CALIFORNIA
Judge Lovett for Harriraan System
WESTERNS 'APPLICATION HELD
Claims Request of Western Means
Confiscation of Property.
CAN'T THROW TERMINALS OPEN
OfflclnW of Overland SyMeni Feel
ing: Confident Pimm Will lie Ap
proved by California llull
SAN FRANCISCO. Cul.. Feb. 10. "I bo
llevc It would be best for tho public to
open these tracks to all lines unl give
ah lines cnqunl use of terminal facili
ties," declared Judge Robert S. Lovott,
chalrmanof the executive hoard of the
Union Pacific, to the Statu Railroad coin
mission today relatlvo to the Sucra-mtnto-San
Francisco lines', for tho Joint
use of' which for a term of 999 years the
Union Pacific, Central Pacific and
Southern Pacific companies had nude ap
plication. Tho grantlhg of the nppllca
tlon was opposed by attorneys for the
Judge Ixivett's statement was In reply
to a question by a member, of the com
mission who sought his opinion as to
whether the public would he more bene
fitted by granttnng the application or
throwing the terminal lines open to :i 1
"But I believe," added Judge lAjvctt,
"that such nn order would amount to tho
confiscation of the property of the com
pany owning the line nnd terminals. '
I'lnn of Union Pacific
The application Is In connection with
the dissolution plans of the Union and
Southern Pacific under the recent order
of the supreme court of the United
States. Judge Lovott said' the Union Pa
cific planned (o buy the Central Pacific
system for $101,000,000, arsumlng Its
bonded Indebtedness of J209,0M,000, because
It was thought the short-haul lines would
prove more profitable.
"If It were simply our deBlre to reach
tho Pacific ocean from Ogden, where our
llnepow ends, we could purohase tho
Western Pacific for a third of JHM.000,
000." ho added.
Judge Lovett, who formerly was chair
man 'of the executive boariltfof the Har
rlman uyn, spoke for the'Southwn'W
clflo au4 Central Pacific In urging the
application, us well as, for the Union Pa
cific. i . S-"- '
Ho confident do the. Harrlman execui
tlves feel that their plans will be ap
proved Judge Lovett told tho commission
that they had staked Si.MKMXX) on tho
Issue. A syndicate of bankers has been
formed to underwrite the purchase be-
fere March 15 of the Central Pacific by.
the Union Pacific for JlOt.000,000, tho
Union Pacific to forfeit to the syndicate
1 per cent of the nmount Involved, plus
one-quarter of 1 per cent for expenses,
should tho agreement fall of ratification
tlther here or In tho United States dls
trlct court of St. Louis.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON, Feb. 19.-(Speclai Tei
egram.) An Important conference wr.s
held this morning between Attorney Otn
eial Wlckersham and representatives of
the Union and Southern Pacific rallroHdp,
Including Maxwell Kvarts, ex-Senator
Spooncr, John G. Mlllburn and N. II.
Loomls, the latter having arrived from
St. Louis last night.
The conference was made necessary by
tho Western Pacific railroad, which runs
from Salt Lake City to Oakland, dt
manding tho same consideration in the
reorganization of the Union Pacific us
Is accorded the Central Pacific, nl though
the Western Is wholly unprovided with
feeders to Its line.
The apiicarance of Western Pacific
, Influence In the final adjustment of the
I dissolution of the Union and Southern
Paclflo a8 or,Icred bv the sunreme colnt
, innanlzpii tho itiminn nnH
course to tho legal department of the
government lias been made absolutely
necessary. .Just what course will be
! pursued Is known only to the lawyein
! mentioned and the attorney general.
I Mr. LoOmls refused to discuss the s'.t
I nation' as he hurriedly left shortly after
noon for New York.
ATTEMPT TO BE MADE TO
RECALL SIOUX FALLS' MAYOR
SIOUX FALLS. 8. D., Feb. 19.-(.Hpe-clal.)
As the result of a meeting of tho
local taxpayers' league, It was deter-
mined to file recall petitions against
I Mayor George W. Burnslde and City Com-
' mlssloners Gates and Dickenson. It also
Hckenson. It also
candidate In tho
successor of Com-
term expires this
wn derided to nlnee r rnnrililnt In Ihf,
f''d for election as the i
mlssloner Hurst, whose
spring. Therefore the voters of Sioux
('Fall, at tho annual municipal election
I ln April, will be called upon to elect a
. mayor and three commissioners. It Is
eZZT LlZTroZt S
IU be filed, will make desperate efforts
i to defeat the purpose of the league, and
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
T I VfVlT X I.V.V. 1 fl i C3 1 . . I m . , .
Into print some weeks ago in an effort to
cltar his skirts of any responsibility f'.'r
the work of th comraUtloo.
From the' San Frnncjsco Call.
ROADS COMBAT FIGUp
Declare Keokley's Comparisons. Arc
Not Accurate1' .
GIVE THE CORRECT" TARIFFS
AHirrtloii .Undo (lint York County
Mrnibrr lliiNex IIIn Argument on
Iovvn Hlitttnt lea .'ot Voiicliciy
' for in lovvn.
(From a Staff Comesponddnt.)
LINCOLN, Feb. 19.-Sicclul.)-To cum
lint tho Keckley bill for a i eduction ui
freight rates tho railroads circulated a
Intamutil n mnnir Mm pnmtnlMpil llll.lll-
brs which was tho aubject of a commit-
tee hearing tonight. Following Is thy
"The railroads have formulated a
statement relative to the Keckley bill
proposing a flut freight rato reductlun
of 30 per cent on farm staples In Ne
braskacorn, wheat, oats, applet, po
tatoes, as well as live stock and build
ing materials. Mr. Keckley has drawn
comparisons between rates and earnings
of Nebraska and Iowa railroads, basin?
his statement of Iowa earnings on sta
tistics discredited. In fact, repudiated
officially by tho Iowa Hoard of Hal Iron (I
Commissioners Itself, and his basing
rates on an exceptional Joint tariff pro
vided for special coses, Instead of In ths
"Tho rallrouds have llttlo difficulty,
therefore, In showing the utter worth
lcssness of Mr. Kcckley's comparisons
Taking the schedulo of rates as con
tained In his bill on tho farm staple
there nro ninety-three Items. Just
seventy-six of theso are erroneous In
Iowa nnd Nebraska together. This Is
shown by nn actual paralleling of the
rates lis stated by Mr. Keckley and
contained In the tariffs In vogue in th?
Where FiKiirrn OrlKlnntr,
"As to tho statement of earnings. Mr
Keek ley's bill purports to show that In
1911 all tho railroads In Nebraska mad
i a net earning per mile of ti.XA.w, ami
all the railroads of Iowa a net earning
per mile of f 1.S48.0S. This Iowa figure
he evidently took from a tablo corltaliicl
I "" pasf 53 of 1,10 nnmlal ",,ort of j
wa "oard of Hallroad Commissioners
' ,ur La' "
i Bhow'iK expenses and enrnl
for cvery eHr "K' 'P' 1
1 H.88.06-are Identical with tl
for the year ending December I, 1911
expenses and earning rcpurtd
In this table.
"And tho reliability of thcue figures' Ib
thus repudiated In nu accompanying
statement by the Board of Hallroad com
missioners: In accordance with the custom of the
commission established for many years,
we publish the foregoing table brought
(Continued on Page Three.)
The National Capital
Wrdiimilii) t Frliruury II), Klin.
Resumed debate on District of Colum
bia appropriation bill.
Passed bill authorizing payment of Wl,
CO) to American Injured by firing on
Interstate commerce committee voted
to favorably report bill for valuation cf
all railroads and Interstate carriers.
nrsumed debate on sundry civil appro
Immigration act was taken up for paj-
. . 1. nv'An np..litAnl' VA
Secretary MacVeagh testified before
Treasury department expenditures com -
mlttee that J36.00O.0CX) above current Ha-
bllttlea was practical working balance
It's Different at Home
mm 0&m kL
Sneed Says He Wa$
Shadowed by Al
VlillNON. Te.x., Feu., p. JViii Jli'ul
Snccd made careful prcp'ara'tloiftf tp. Ifd
killed lact summer, . innd'ifHsuro"' tfjuft "Iv!m
children were ilufe on tho A:uVd 'far.ii'
near Calvert, Tex., so that Al lioyce'coiild
not et them and thou, went out to meet
what he felt was I1I1 Inevitable ute.
Sliced gave thfy testimony today 'n his
trial for killing' Al Boycc, Jr.. nt Ama
rllln lust Septcmhcr. lie had been shad
owed continuously, he said, nnd hnd
J ,,ccn, l,0,,, repeatedly that someone was
on his trail going to every city and
town that he (Sneed) visited In his wan
derings with his wife and daughters.
Sneed said lm had unwhero to go io get
oul of tho reach of tho death he felt wns
to reach him the moment Boycc saw him.
"1 got to Fort Worth," Sneed said,
"after I had arranged for the protection
of my children, and I telephoned fo"
Bench Kpllng to come to me,
"Those people had taken all 1 hnd nut
my children, anil they were still trying
to get them, and1 were going to Iclll me,
unci something Just took mn to Amartllo,"
At Amartllo, Sneed, disguised as a la
borer, shot Boycc.
Sneed testified he told his wife last
summer concerning Hoyce:
"You know one of us munt die, " Sneed
added. "I knew that tho only motive
for that fellow (Hoyce) coming Imck m
this country (from Canadu) wan to kill
no itnd take my wife and children.
"My In other Jnu told mo -th.it ts"
Uoycra had been advised thnt If I were
killed In Amarillo he could get off with
It. Two hardware men told mn when 1
went to Amarillo July 19 InHt that llenrv
and ' Lynn Hoyce liiid bought rifles. I
never left my wife nnd children alone.
I knew Boycc could mako my wife mur
der me by degrees or do mythlng elso
If wanted her to when, he was with her,
because he had mich nu Influence over
j First Violence in
AKRpN. O., Feb. I'j.-The first violencj
In theriibber strike occurred toduy when
Sartnk Saproprlan. a Uouini iliiu t'trlKcr,
wns stabbed. Tho x)llco Issuvd a warn
ing that any further show of violence
.wfuld be met with summary action.
Industrial Workers of the World load
rrh said today that the totul number of
strikora hus Increased to 14,000. Tho mar..
ufactiirers and the city authutit'es insist
that this efllluiHte Is grossly exaggerated.
It whs suuld today that the tH.'h?diile rf
the striker' demiiids wus about two
EDITOR DOWNEY RETIRES
FROM MITCHELL PAPER I
M1TCHKLL, H. IX, Fob. 19.-(Speclal.) -C.
W. Downey Monday severed his rela
tions with the Mitchell Dally Itepubllcun,
with which ho lias been associated for
twenty-one und one-half years, nerving
us city editor the first two yearn, and
then us editor for seventeen years, und
lastly hh olty editor for the last three
years. Previous to com lug to Mitchell.
Mr. Downoy edited a puixir ut Ashtoii
for four years, giving him a period of
over twenty-six years In the newspaper
business In this state, Mr. Downey states
1 that he expects to go Into hUbine?H for
i.tm-elf In this cltv nlthouuh hi nluim
! mmsel ,n'" c,' a'llioukn his plan
jar not formulated fully aa r
DISLIKES LINCOLN OFFER
Senators Take View State Can Pro
' vide for University.
WILL ..NOT MEET WITH CITY
''!, M.k. II....... !!..... I,, II.... r.. I..I...
: Commit tec I'n 'n nfer ivllli Altor-
iiey ((-ni'riil Over Aecrptluu
I, nml Nrnr CiniipiiH,
iFiom n Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Neb.. Feb. lU.-Kpecial.) -University
removal had un. Innlnv tins
foicnoon in the ccniito ami several sen
atois took a whack at the ball, sumo if
them driving It beyond the rampaiu rnr
a home run.
Tho trouble was all canned over u reso
lution Bcntover from the house calling
lot tho appointment of two Henntnrs In
net with three members of the houso whj
should confer with tho attorney kcihtiiI
to decide whether tho state could accept
an offer of the city of Lincoln that :f
the stilt;! would vote 1200,000 toward Ino
purchase of six blocks of ground Immedl
atcly east of the present oampUB the clcy
would see to It that tho Ground was put.
chustd without further cost to the stutt.
A proviso therein was that tho city
should receive all Income and salvage
from the bullillngH thereon Just as long
ns the state did not nccdi tho ground for
building purposes, tho time to bn ex
tended until January KiS,
Tho discussion nt onco developed Into
a iiuestlon of removal of the university
to tho stato fnrm and several of the
senators waxed eloquent In their ad
dresses for ur against tho proposition.
Among those who spoko at soino length
wern Heynolds, Cordenl, Ollls, Tillcott,
Kemp, MncFiirlund, Hhumway nnd Gross
man for removal and lloaglund of Lan
caster, Hougland of Lincoln and Hcusty
Tho trend of discussion wus In tho
main against accepting the offer on thn
theory that tho state wns lurgo enough
to cure for the university from Its own
Tho vote on the resolution was Us fol.
For Hurtling, Grace, Ilrasty, lloaglund
of Lancaster. Hougland of Lincoln,
KlechPl. Marshall, Smith, WoU-9.
Agalun Hrookley. Bushcc. Curdeal,
Cox. Dodge. Groksman, Haarnmiiii,
Hale. Hummel. Kemp, Klein. Knhl.
KrumbHrl!. Macfurlund, Ollls, Itohert
i -m, Suundtrs, Shumwuy, Talcott, West
Absent und nut voting I'lucck, Splrk,
STRAIGHT FRONTS BREAK
PRICE OF WHALEBONE
SAN KIIANC1SCO, Feb. 19.-Lafcwt
methods In the erection of "straight
fronts" will bring peace of mind to
Aluskan whales. The substitution of
fcleol for whalebone hus forced the price
of bone from to $2 per pound, and on
this account no whalers will leave tho
Golden Gate for the Arctic this year.
Want a competent employe?
You'll find tho right kind of help if you will
uso small t'liissifiod spaeo in Tho Beo. This
paper gets you tho kind of help you want,
SUNDAY BALL BILL
AMENDED BY HOUSE;
VOTERS JIUST ACT
Agree on Bartling Bill, but Put
Burden of Securing Permission
to Play on the Fans.
ELECTION MUST BE
Sugarman of Douglas in
During the Session.
MEMBERS UNRULY IN EXTREME
Speaker Kelley Takes Chair Once to
KNUDS0N PROPOSES CHANGE
.V ii nee Count? Member Submits
lllilrr to lllll Whleti Ma i.e.. I-. lee
doll .Vccesnnry lo l.emillty
of .Sunday IMaylnu.
(l-'rom n Stuff Correspondriit )
LINCOLN. Feb. 1 pocIiil l-W orl
llig like a lot of so.. .uled beurs tho
house of Sher'.ocko t'.ie Monk recom
mended for 'pusmiHi' the Hurtling Sun
day hiife bill bill, after nmondlng It
so thnt brfoie base bitll playing on Sun
day l legnl a 'majority ijf the vote
shall favor It ut a special ur general
election. Practically all the day wa j
spent In a dlruusslott of the hill by the
houso sleuth, who by the way arc re
ceiving ten good dollars every day for '
their horse pluy.
Tho disorder became so noticeable dur
ing the afternoon that Speaker Kelley
I finally hnd to tuko the gavel from Chair-
mini Sugarman and dissolve tho commit
tee. Then he appealed to tho house to
net oidorly. It hnd about as much i f
feet as oxpected: like water has on n
The licntleninii from Ionln,
Sugurmnu got nulla n lot of applause
when ho handed one to a Douglas countVy
Htntesinnn. Both Druesdow' and Foster
were trying to get recognition nnd Fos
ter was yelling tho louder.
"I recognised the gentleman frijm
Douglas," siild Sugarman, with emphasis
on thn word gentleman.
Both Foster and Drucsedow looked
around to see who elso on the delegation
was standing and then Foster dropprd
his sent and Druescduw held the floor.
roHcntly Foster uguln sought recogni
tion nnd secured It.
1 "Am I now the gentleman from Dous
Ins?" ho asked;
"If you so consider yourself you mny
be," said Rugarman.
At the, iitternqon session on the bill
Fisher deninndrd that n vote be taken
on his amendment to prohibit a fee being
charged to see A Sunday gamo.
. .Move In liefer Ilni-U.
Van DeiiBen Insisted that the bill be
recommended for (inssugc as It came
from tho senate. KnUdson, Van DcUecii
and Mockctt were all clamoring for rec
ognition at this time. Mockctt moved to
refer the bill back to tho Judiciary com
mittee, which made Ulchardson of this
committee kick like a buy steer, so this
amendment wns lost, ns wuh Fisher's.
Knudson defied nnyono to find a Joker
In IiIm amendment nnd nobody reported
Out of the bedlam finally came a soft
voice moving thnt tho hill with amend
ments be recommended for passage and
The I'IkIh" lieu Inn.
As boon its McKlssIck hud substituted
sfnate fllo No. 28 for his ovVn Sunday
buso ball bill the scrap was on. A com
mittee amendment was read and at onie
Norton moved that It bo laid on the ta
ble. This brought out several howls, out
niiioug them wus heurd Foster's vori
asking If the motion was carried wouii
It not kill the bill or tuko It to the table.
Chairman Sugarman suld no, or someuno
did, so tho Norton motion carried.
Then Norton told his less Inform -1
btethreii that the bill went with tic
amendment. Without wasting any tlmti
shedding tears, Mike Leo moved to recon
sider. In the meantime Sugarman hud mudu
no ruling on the proposition, but he put
the motion to reconsider which was no
cepted as his ruling In favor of the Not
Simon Jumped In with the statement
that the chief clerk. Handsome Henry
Itlehmond, had said tho tabling' of tnu
amendment did not' table the bill.
"If tho clerk Is not tho mouthpiece of
the speaker, whut Is he?" concluded tlio
No one answered. Simon had stumpu 1
LrnrntiiMT the Itulea.
Scott got back-nt Hlnion. by saying that
If members did not know whut they wev
voting for nnd did not know the rules It
wus not tho fault' of tho other member'.
At this purttoular juncture Hubbard In
a very loud and commanding vole a d -inundcd
to know something, which no.
body seemed to know, and McKlssIck In
Hinted on proceeding with tho discussion
of the next section,
Nut ton then 011110 In with his point rf
order that the bill lay sprawled ut j
the table with tho amendment, as the in
tlon to reconsider had failed to carry.
Sugarman Insisted that It had -arrled
und Chief Clerk Utchmolid was called
nnd he said only thirty-five had voted
fur the motion.
Then it occurred to fifteen or twenty
who were trying to talk that It mlgh'.
be well for the chairman of the rommi'
teo to rulo un Norton's point of order.
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