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TILE BEE: OMAHA, SATl KDAY, MARCH 8, 1913.
BILL FOR BOARD OF CONTROL
Measure Considered at Length in the
HOAGLAND HAS AMENDMENTS
North PlnUp Minimum it nml Ollln
of Vnlley ToRrlhcr l-'lnnll)' CJrl .,
the Mrnnnrr- to Their Own
(FYom h. Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. March 7.-(8poclal.)-Tli
board of control bill occupied the printer
part of the time of the senate thin morn
InfC. a few amendment having1 ben
made when the noon adjournment was
The flr.it senate bills passed by the
house arrived back at tho neimtc this
mprnliiK, boltiK No. 12, by Busheo of Kim
ball, providing that taxable property of
Joint school districts shall ld nssqssell
between districts according to propor
tionate amount of property: No. 21, by
Hoagland of Lancaster, providing for a
double shift for Uncolii firemen, and No.
124, by Dusheo of Kimball, with a short
amendment which will necessitate the
bill attain coming up In the senate. This
bill provides for state nld to school dis
tricts over twelve, square miles In area.
House roll No. K providing for J16.W)
to cover deficiency claims of the ortho
pedic hospital came over from the hotiso
during the morning session nnd was at
once ordered advanced to third" rending.
In taking up the board of control bills,
Conical of Red Willow, chairman of tho
fhcIh1 committee nppolntcd to fix up thg
two bills covering the maltcr of the
board of control, announced that the
committee had taken No. 3, tho Ollis bill,
and had built up the bill on that founda
tion and would recommend tho Indefin
ite postponement of No. "S. tho codo bill.
The recommendation was adopted and
the senate at onco went Into committee
of the wholo with Klechel of Nemaha
In the chair to consider the board of
Nothing short of an earthquake could
prevent Hongland. tho North Platto
stateman, from Introducing amendments
and the work began. Each amendment
was accompanied with a speech cover
ing a long or short period as the spirit
happened to move and with ono or two
amendments offered by others, were con
sidered. Nono of them materially changed
the bill with one or two exceptions.
Ollis amended the bill so that the
governor shall send in his appointments
on the board of, control before the first
twenty days of the session. Hongland
had his little amendment ready to change
the Ollis amendment to read ten days,
but tho senate thought tho Ollis amend
ment good enough and the senator from
Uncoln county dovo down Into his desk
Yor tho next one. Ollis again amen. led
the bill so that some member of the
board of control will have to visit each
Institution once every sixty days Instead
of once every three months.
Ollis offered an amendmen
governor power whenever be fought
necessary to tcnu out. .
vestlgate the board or any other nrtltu
tlon under its control. The "mndemen :
was to take the place of section 23. re
latlnff to tho appointment of a regular
board of visitors.
Senator Dodge opposed tho amendment
because lie thought that section S) was
good enough ahd ho believed that he
amendment was Just a scheme for tho
governor to appoint some detectives jo
so snooping around looking for somo-
tho"lU did not bellcvo that a regular
board was necessary. . u woma m..
trouble and would not bo anything loss
than a Ucenso for a set of men and
women-to go out among tho Institutions
and find fault with tho management of
!th institutions and thus hamper
3 Work Of the board, lit did not think St
' necessary to have a regular uoara
visitors. The governor could appoint a
. committee whenever he thought .neces
Tho amendment was lost by a vote of
: r. In 12.
' The bill wan thoa ordered engrossed tor
, third reading.
lX TAX ON BXMIeSs COMPANIES
afternoon rei-ommndI frfr itHMnge the
Smith hill. Smate Kllr No. i. to ley nil
oicupatlun tax, of 2 per cent on the
gross Inoomm of expreim r-bmnanlen. The
standing rommlttee nmvmtnd the bill to
O'Malley then moved to rut It Ilown to
t per rent. This Mnrted a roiv and Yates
snoke for the aifttmilment. Palmar of
Clay quoted figures, to show the ennr
mtouir mmlng of expreM enmiHMrioii In
.-Voliraka and the Mnall nnfbuht of taxes
thcy-jmjrt Then thr hoiwe Jumped on Its
owti work, repudiated Jt - and put back
the 2 per rent and thon recommended the
bill for pasimge.
t - 4 .
KliCKI.IIV HAM MOIti: I' MS I;" It US
Yrk Mrmlirr CTnniiinren KrrlKlit
Itntrs In Two Htnles.
fKrotn a Stuff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Neb., Mnich 7-(Hpeclal.)
Keekley of York, who Is trying to pass h
bill to reduce freight ratea on cortam
oommoditles 20 per cent, has prepared a
table. Of figured showing a comparison
of the rntes on these commodities In Ne-J
braskauand Iowa. Tho Nebraskn figutqs
It" has prepared are those not quostlohed
by rulltoad representatives, und the low.i
figures are those uicd by the railroad
'The first table he usd, which proved
to bo erroneous, lie receive I from the
legislative roferchco bureau, who obtained
them 'from the 'Nebraska Hallway com
mission. Contrury to published reports,
hl presont figures show that on hay the
Nebraska rates on tho uverage are 27 per
cent higher than Iowa for the same ills
,tances; on corn, 24 per cent higher; ' on
wheat, 23 per cont higher; on potatoes,
K per cent; on apples, 20 per cent, and on
oats, at per cont.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, March 7. - (Special Tel
gram.) After ono 'of the most vigorous
debated of tho session, the house In tho
ccmmlltetj of the wholo tnls morning
voted to Indefinite! postpone the Druwe
dow bill to permit the clerk of tho pollci
cctirt of Omaha to accept cash bonds.
This action was taken oven though every
member of the Douglas delegation pres
ent except Davis, who did not vote, fa-
ored tho b(ll. Foster, Brain and l)rucs-
aow wero iucnt. When the roll wab
culled Davis passed. Later Simon asked
ow 'Davis was recorded. The clerk in
Mr. Chairman," said Blmon, "Is there
ny away to have the records show that
Davis Is out in. the barber' shop and did
not vote on this bill?" The enly answer
was a, laugh from the house.
In tho nbsenco of Druesedow, HImon
led tho fight for the bill, but tho country
members Insisted that Its object was to
petmlt violation of tho Albert law, anil
udgc Palmer Insisted that .t would optn
the way to corrupt practices on tho part
f the police. An amendment was pro
posed to have the forfottod bends go to
the school fund instend of the polUs
fund, but the motion to kill the bill "oa
put first and carried,
Anonymous Mlnnlve Hull AVns Ilr
' celveil lit Lincoln,
(From u Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN, Nob., March 7,-(Spoclal.)-Foflowlng
Is a copy of the llttlo sent to
Sonatnr arossmun .bearing on University
tienator flrossmiiii Now t wish to nd
vlso yot thnl wc do Dot core, how anient
you work for tho lemoval of the uni
versity. HUT your dirty slandering of the
people of Lincoln must come to" a close
or your serving as a senator will soon.
You will bo beaten to a pummy, and If
you trot out III a nmnrr ilnm II tvlll hp
given you now for your dirty, unmanfy ut-
tacit, wny you can hardly blnmo a' man
living In a city so vllo as Omaha, but re
member you nro not thcro while In Un
coln, Now you deserve Just what Heller
Wo havo nover objected to any of the
regents In their attempt to move It, but
they hayo been gentlemen. You and
Heller aro DIKTY Hascals HI.AND
KltHUS, and you know It. Now show this
letter to your associates and thoy will
toll you It will bo your just dues. I
want you to atid if you do not I will
Don't dnro to Blunder the I people any
inoro for your family's sake, for that Is
all that saves you and ellllor, olso you
both would havo been boaten to atoms
and you will yet no doubt.
KKEP YOUIl FOUL MOUTH SHUT,
YOU OMAHA FltAUD AND RASCALS.
IM3AI.' MKTIIon.S 1IILI. KII.M2I)
Menstirr Providing for All Kinds of
(From a Stuff Correspondent.)
LINCOIJN, March 7.-(Ppoctal Telegram.)
Fivq bills worolndoflnltc'ly postponed on
roiwrta of committeca at tho afternoon ses
sion of thof senate. Senate file Nb. 229.
by Kemp of Nance, providing for teaching
of al,mothodB of. Instruction In tho Omaha
scltool.for tho deaf; senate fllo No. Kt, by
tlougiand. of Lancaster, compelling labor
unions to' Incorporate; senate fllo Nq. IN,
by Dodge, of Douglas, fixing the rato on
electrical current furnished to state in
stltutlons; sonato file No, 407, by Reynolds
of Dawes, authorising cities to provide
funds for publllo crossings, and senate
fllo No, 90, by Cordeal, requiring corpora
tions Ui pay their employes twice a month.
IIouso roll No. 197, empowering the state
board to condemn lands for purchase,
won substltqtcd for Jlougltind'a scnato bill
for the samo purpose, ut Ills request, and
was passed without opposition.
Committee of Whole rtrcontmeniU
Senate Bill to Puss.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, March 7, (Special.) In the
committee of the whole tho house this
i No Headache, Illllousness, Upset
Stomach, Lazy Liver or Consti
pated Bowels by Morning. a
Are you keeping your bowels, liver and
stomach clean, pure and fresh wltn.Cas-.
carets, or merely forcing a passageway
through these alimentary or drainage or
gans every few days with 8alts, Ca
. thartlo Pills, Castor OH or Purgative
Stop having a bowel wash-day, Let
Cascarets thoroughly cleanse and regu
late the atomacn, remove the undigested,
sour and fermenting food and foul gases,
take the excess bile from the liver and
carry out of the system all the decom
posed waste matter and poisons In the
Intestines and bowels.
A Cascaret tonight will make you feel
great by morning. They work while yfcw
sleep never gripe, sicken or cause any
Inconvenience, and cost only 10 cents
box from ytur druggist. Millions of, men
and women take a Cascaret now and
. then and never have lUadaohe, Bilious
ness, coated tongue, Indigestion, Sour
' 8tomaoh or Constipated Bowels. - Cas
carets belong In every household. . Chll
t dren Just love to lake them. Advertise
The AnlUtptlcpowder thktn into
the bof The Standard Rent
Bailiff in Charge of
Hyde Jury Says He
. Was Off ered Bribe
KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 7.-Thomas
llollowell, , a deputy- marshal In charge
of the Jury In tho Ily'do murder trial,
told Judge I'orterfleld today he had
bo?n offered a bribe of $1,000 to bring
about a hung Jury In tho enso and 11,500
to bring about an acquittal. Judge Por
terflcld Issued a John Doo warrant for
tho arrest of u Juryman In the second
llydn trial, who, nccording to Hollowell,
r.trdo the offer.
Jlollowcll.sald tho Juror called him over
tho telephone IubI week and mado an
appointment with him and thon said:
'Tom, I want to talk Turkey to you.
There's $1,000 In It for you If tho Hydo
ury hangs. There's $1,600 for an ac
Frank P. Walsh, chief of counsel tor
tho defense, said:
"I don't believe there Is a word of truth
n tho whole story."
Judgo Portorfleld said ho had known
of tho Alleged attempt "slnco last Thurs
day and had been working ever slnco to
get tho alleged briber Into a trnp.
Judgo Porterfleld this afternoon ad
mitted thnt Hollowell hnd mado to' nlm
the allegations credited to the deputy.
"Hollowoll," said tho Judgo, "Is a rr-
llublo man, and I have no reason to dis
credit his statements. A John Doe war
runt has been Issued," but further than
this I can say nothing."
DR. THOMAS RETURNS
FROM HIS TRIP EAST
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN, March. 7. (Hpeclal.)-Dr. A
O, Thomas, of the Icariey .Normal school
was a Lincoln visitor yesterday on his
way home from tho meeting of the super
tntendonta' department of tho National
Educatlonnl association in Philadelphia
It was Uio sense of the meeting, said Dr.
Thomas, to" do' something "definite, nnd
tho' discussions ccht6rcd around how to
1 Chalnpft" O. V. Btetyart of Sterling will
shortly call, a, meeting , of tle recently
organised Teachers' guild formally to
puss on tho constitution and, by-lawf of
tho organisation which have been pre
pared. It was expected a meeting would
have been held this lufct wock, but owing
to the absence of sevqrnl teachers Inter
ested It will not bo held until later.
in Deadlock Over
the Battleship Bill
OTTAWA,. Ont., March... 7.-ot since
ISM has the dominion Parliament ex
perienced such a protracted deadlock na
that which now exists bver the clause in
the government's naVy .bill which author
lied i grant of $35,000,000 to the British
government for building new battleships
which- are. to bo an--lnegrl'part of tho
British navy, ,
The House of ,Coumons, ha,s now been
In continuous session for over three days
and the general belief is thai the dead
lock will continue until midnight on
Saturday. Tho regulations of Parliament
make It Impossible for tho house to sit
Tho trouble began on Tuesday morning
when Premier Borden refused to accede
to a motion by Blr Wilfred Laurler, that
tho house adjourn, "Wo roust .make some
progress first," said- Mr. Borden. "Very
well, then lot us make some regress,'
retorted "Sir Wilfrid, who ' thereupon
moved that the olause providing for an
eay lor the feel for a Quarter i appropriation of f35.W0.UO "for the pur
century. 30,000 IcttimonUU. Sold. I , , ,...
7ro4-tUrt. everywhere, C Simple J'RKE. l,u" " i.uuwjiieiy iiiurwumiE ipe nx
Aaareu. Aiien s. utrojtea. i.eKoy,r. t. rectlve naval rorces or. the empire," b
T)wMwwBVBtUieEEs In V 1
UDC Uroudniutiier uwd it lor her
mfio. h&kleft- Aldther used it for hrr
WIUQI (MU'Ctable. And now I am utng It
o'ftoTuEn0'0 y Wr-".. 'Poke the
It Sootb Lk
bu'UIHIKu 1 mother ThrttCenenlliii.
It sootb u Ltim. II aollamt
Lba Cunu. It AlUr Uio Pain.
It RiiioTM Wind CoUe. And It
l Uio BmI Romodr for Inf anUIo
TrrTUIiin yurroeti. rovorouij Known
ittlnlHU and old all over tho world.
HAIR BALSAM .
M Via KIOIUX U
tj a IsnrUnt Bowm.
Tr Tail to Bntoro Orajj
nmir a iia tnuuu uwt.
rrvnM nair laiiiui
eliminated and a clause substituted pro
vldlng funds "for the speedy organlxa
Hon of a Canadian naval servlae In co
operation with an In close. relation to the
Imperial navy.""1 " ' "
On this umondmeitt tho members of the
house have been talking without cessa
tion fo'r over-three, days' Suid everybody
believes that each Bide Is endowed with
sufficient strength and determination to
keep up the fight un'tll'Bunday comes to
i j 1
The Persistent and -Judicious . Use of
Newspaper Advertising is the Itoad to
DRUESEDOW BILL IS KILLED
House Postpones Measure to Permit
Cash Bonds in Police Cases.
MR. DAVIS FAILS TO VOTE
Other lloiiRlnn Count)- Iteirrsentn-
tUrn Wlin Were Present Voted
for II -Conntrj- Members
- Are AnnlnM It.
JOHN A. SWAANSON"
WM. L, HOLZMAN
Remodeling! A Notable Transformation!
K x p o ct the
1 o n t shop
ping place in
ing of our store is completed.
Tho work of Installing the new
fixtures is being rUBhed to com
pletion. Every preparation Is
bolng mado to give you store
service that will bo worthy of
tho namo our chief aim. Not
to outshine in expensive equip
ment but to outclass ail others
In, the values we'll give and tho
satisfaction, you'll got In trad-
GOOD-BYE TO. ALL WINTER
Suits and Overcoats
$1000 to $3300
$5 to $1730
$12S0 to $40
SPECIAL NOTICE TO YOUNG MEN
YQUNO MEN'S special models, slzos 33 to 3 8 in an abundance of styles In both suits and
-overcoats. A good selection of larger sizes, t6o. Every garment goes nono reserved.
Here's ono store that is determined to make a clean sweep of all winter stocks. Many of these
garmentB aro suitable for year round wear get your share.
ful new pure
Jllk $1 Neck
w e a r, Satur
JOHN A SWANSON.PPts
WM L HOLZMAN.TscAj-
p i ii ii sniiMws ii cm
CORRECT APPAREL FOR MEN AND WOMEN.
the center of the store and demands his
money before ho leaves tho g-oofls. " On
the general lino of Rrocerlea wo get a
credit of ton days "to ft month and then
aro forced to sell them out on Jong credit
The whole thing' Is a losing game and con
sidering our losses, there Is not 10 per
cent profit in the business."
William- Blumer, a , merchant . from
Chalco, was called to prove the methods
of tho commission man In dealing with
the country dealer. Blumer said that the.
best- bid he could- get on country butter
from a commission man this week was
19V4 cents per pound. - This same butter,
however, ho shipped to Omaha retailers,
who were anxious to pay IS cents per
pound. Ho buys It In at 21 cents, paying
cash, or trade, as tho customer may
WIN HOLDUP MEN
ARE WORKING CHICAGO
CHICAGO, March 7.--Twln holdup men
who wore dressed so much alike and look
jo much allko that their Intended vlceltns
were un'able to tell thorn apart, made an
nsuccessful attempt to rob a saloon on
tho west side today.
Tho men appeared to bo about 22 years
old, flvo feet eight inches tall and each
wore a gray overcoat, gray cap and tan
hoes. Ho had a revolver and this was
the only means of telling them apart, ac
cording to the bartender.
WHO MAKES THE BIG PROFITS
(Continued from Pago One.)
Figuring on the basis of turning' tin
money onco each week, tho witness testi
fied thut tho 34 cents put Inli; a poUnd
of butter fat brought to tho creamory a
net profit of 3.12 at tho end of the year,
this, of course, figuring in tho 20 per cent
of salt and water in each pound, which
costs, nothing, but Is sold fifty-two times
each year ut 37 cents per pound, tho samo
price as the butter.
W. J. Hunter, a. North Twenty-fourth
street grocer,' In business about twenty
flvo years, disputed former testimony jf
commission men that tho retullers arc tho
ones who are getting the profits, growing
ncu mm uro responsiDio tor prices doiiik
Mr. Hunter went through the list of
giocern who have Deen in the retail busi
ness since lid has been In Omaha, llu
pointed to scores of them who, whllo they
did business on a most economical basta,
failed. He named four or flvo who have
made soma money, testifying that mot
of them havo been able to barely make
what would be equivalent to fair salurloi,
On the lllnek List.
Mr. Hunter, according to hta testimony
had been up agulnat tho Froduce t
ohango and had been on the black list
once bicause ho owed a member 1.60,
Tho 'result of this was that he was pro
hibited from getting any more goods u.i
less he sent cosh with tho order.
Even the drivers of the commission
men's wagons knew that I was black
listed, and they considered U a Joke.
They 6ld It to my next door neighbor
an'd passed the word from oflo to another
Another time I went on the b'ack list' tor
a purpose. .
"I had been told that it olack-llsted I
would not be generally known. I let tho
account run past the week ai-.d then tela
phoned down for goods. Immediately
came back tho answer;
"We can't sell .you because you are on
tho black list. Tho same afternoon
driver for a commission house, ono with
which I had never dealt, going past my
store called out to me:
" 'You aro on the black list,' and
laughed at me as he drove on."
There Is no money In selling butter at
retail, according to Mr. Hunter, The gro
cer buys It today for 37 cents per pound
for the best, paying cash, or cash within
a week and retails it out at 40 cents, car
rying the customer thirty days as a ruin
and more times two and three months.
Lose Money on Hatter.
"Wo have to extend this long term of
credit, for If we- refuted we would lose
even our best trade. Tho result, of this
Is that there is not one out of fifty retail
grocers who' has sufficient money to carry
on the business.
"Take bread, oil and gasoline: wo hav
to pay for these commodities before we
get them, as the delivery man stands in
(Continued from Page One.)
time chairman of tne Chlcugo vice com
mission, which conducted' an Investigation
of vice conditions in thla city. A portion
of this report was suppressed by the
"Did not your company within tho .last
few years conduct a private Investigation
o ascertain the minimum wages neces
sary for n girl to support herself without
assistance?" asked O'Hara.
I don't recall there may have been
but I don't remember Just now. Perhaps
Elnlii Dollnm a Mini mam.
Tho latter promptly entered the borach
and said that such an investigation hod
been hold by a committee composed ot
"Th committee reported tne minimum
requirements of 'girls adrift' (not living
at home) was S.
"Now. I want to ask you." said O Kara,
"as a man of wide phllanthrophy, If you
think that low wages Induce Immorality
'I will answer that as I havo answered
before-there Is practically no connection
between them. I believe that prostitution
Is as likely to come to a woman who
earns over 910 as to one who earns less.
It depends on the women. A irtrl earn
ing a small wage might use that as a
subterfuge to defend her derelictions."
"Do you consider 5 enougn ior any
woman to live upon?"
Yes; if she lives at home."
'And 13 is enough for one who sup
That Is what our investigation
"How much did your corporation earn
"Could you raise wages and still pay
your stockholders a legitimate profit?"
The witness said that the stock of the
corporation pays T per cent on both com
mon and preferred. There was a surplus
of 12,000,000 at the end of 1912. He said he
cpuld have gven $2,000,000 out of profits
and still pay '.'some dividends."
State Senator Niels Juul asked the wit
ness If he thought stockholders were fair
Judges of what compensation the girls
should receive and If ho didn't think the
state would be a fairer Judge.
There was sporadic applause when Mr.
Rostnwald replied that he would be gla1
to meet the- wishes of the state "so far
as competitfon will permit."
Asked If he would object to disclosing
his own Income, he replied in the neg4
Never Trlril It Himself.
"Well, then," smiled O'Hara, "could you
live on IS a week?"
Thero was a Utter when the witness
said he had never tried It
O'Hara asked if there were "drivers in
his employ. The witness had never heard
"Have you an employe called The
"Not so far as I know."
Benator Juul took the witness and
wanted to know If the corporation took
pains to learn If the wage received by
girl was sufficient in the individual cause.
"No-o," was the slow reply,
"Then you proceed on the theory that
the girls must live on what you pay
them" commented Juul,
Then he asked It the witness thought
any woman should be asked to live on
1esi than ahy-average woman.
"Competition might account for the dif
ferences." Viplled the-wUneas.
"To pay 1.000 girls $5 a week more than
you do would eost' you T$300,000 a year,
stated the ketiatOr. "Would- that make
such a difference to! youK dividends?"
"I would not say IK answer to that,
that the earnings of oneiyear might not
be those ot other yean," Maid Mr. Rosen-watd.
The Spring Suits
Are Ready always
Who Wouldn't Bo Well Dressed!
And it doesn't cost as much as it used to,
to buy good clothes.
flamilton & Levey clothing (sold' from
factory to you), can be bought for $10
a price that a retailor ;has to pay the
factory and on top of wliich he must add
his profit. i
See the handsomest tyles in-town all V
wool, guaranteed to give good service,"
all the new styles for Spring at our local
store in your city.
fecHamittoii & Icgy Co
Henry Thomas, Manager. 1615 Farnam Street.
UST a few hours luxui
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