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T1IK BEE: OMAHA, WEDNESDAY, APItlt, L 1013.
SCANDAL IN NEW YORK STATE
Cleaning Up the Path of the Storm
Govornor Demands Resignation of
, Senator Stillwell.
SAYS HE ASKED FOR BRIBE
Senator In AccnxeA by President of
Ncrr York Tlnnk Note Com
pany Drnlm Charae
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ALHANT. N. Y.. April L-.lovernor
Suher today made a demand upo.: State
Senator Stephen J. Stillwell of New Tor
v-ity that he resign. The governor acted
on a complaint made by George 11 Ke"
dall, president of the New York Dank
Note company, allesrln that Stillwiul at,.
manded money of him to pass oirtatn
stock exchango reform legislation.
8enator Stillwell Introduced the stork
exchange bills recommended by Qovernoi
Suiter and Is chairman of the senate
code committee, to which sever! jf the
measures were referred.
Telegram of Kendall.
Governor Sulzer today made public the
following telegram from Mr. Kendall.
"I offer you evidence that Stillwell. th
man you sent to draw my stock exchange
bill, Charged me J2GO for drawing lr u.
Introduced me to Senate Revision C.ierrt
i.ewis and asked me to send iheck for
that amount to him and thev dlvlHH th
proceeds of check. I offer you evidence
that Stillwell wrote me March 11 to come
to his offlce'next day and demanded sw
eacn ror lour senate committeemen t6
report the bill out of committee.
"I said that would do no good unless
the assembly committee rennrtr i
he said he would canvass them noxt day
ana send me a wire so that I would un
derstand how much It would cost. I otter
you evidence of the amount, namely
J1.E00, In, .his telegram.
"I declined his proposition. Ho wiled
me up next day and told me there was
nothing doing unless I. paid 3.600 In Ad
vance. "freplled I would telegraph the whole
matter to you and every legislator un
less he reported the bill out In twenty
lour hours. Hb did It. t'nder same pen
alty .1 demanded of him that my bill be
reported out of the assembly committee
Immediately, and it was done In forty
"I think 'I ought to let you know, any
way. If you want some hearsay evi
dence of the; Stock exchange using a
large amount o money, to defeat the in
corporation bill I -am." willing to tell you
what Stllwell told mo. No newspaper
has anything of this.
(Signed) '"GEORGE H. KENrjAtiti.
"President New York Bank Note com
pany." "Nothlnsj to It,' Stillwell.
Senator Stillwell, when, shown the Ken
dall telegram to Governor Sulser, said:
"The fact that ilr. Kendall's telegram
ends with the words 'no newspaper has
anything of this," Is the best evidence of
the reason why. Governor- Sulzer and Mr.
Kendall bring out this telegram at this
"Tho hearing on the Stock exchange
Incorporation bill takes place on Thurs
day afternoon before the senate Judi
ciary committee, and t suppose Governor
Sulzer- imagines that the- effect of this
telegram will compel the Judiciary com
mittee to report his Incorporation bill.
"-The entire story Is- so false and so
Absurd that It is scarcely worth replying
The governor turned the matter and all
the papers. qver to Attorney General
Carmody (th, Instructions to take, huch
action the facts warranted.,
As soon as tr. Carmody examines the
memorial submitted to him by the spv
ernor and Mr. Kendall, he. will turn It
over "to the state senate for action.
Mr, 'Carm'ody advised Governor Sulzer
to' .demand Senator Stllwell's resignation.
Stella Will Send At.
STELLA, Neb., April l.i3pecial.)
Three church societies have been busy
. other donations ready to ship tomorrow
to the tornado sufferers in- Omaha, t'he
women of the Christian church will de-
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STATE TREASURER GEORGE
SHOWS TREASURY CONDITION
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, April l.-(Speclal.)-8tate
Treasurer George has Issued a statement
of the condition of the' state treasury for
the month ending March 31, 1913, which
shows that at the beginning of the month
there was a balance on hand of 1666,802.14.
The receipts for the month have been
$94,915.79, and the expenditures $273,890.74,
leaving a balance on hand of JI87.327.19,
which Is divided as follows; Cash on
hand, W.113.03; cash on deposit, 3443,233.92;
general fund warrants, $37,975.24.
The trust funds are Invested:
Permanent school .$8,663,930.88
Permanent university 214,E50.2C
Agriculture college endowment.. 547,500.00
Normal endowment , SO.I73.40
Total . 3,39S,6H.6t
Bonds-on hand ....$5,097,341.68
University warrants on hand... 163,317.34
General fund warrants on hand 135,855.5!
MADISON RAISES THREE
MADISON. Neb.,' April 1. (Special Tele-
gram.) At a largely attended mass meet
ing of the citizens of Madison at Has
klns' theater last night, presided over by
Mayor Fred II. Davis, $300 was subscribed
and paid over to the secretary of the
meeting for relief of Omaha tornado suf
ferers. Draft for this amount will be
sent" to Robert Cowelt, treasurer, .at the
relief committee, Omaha, - The ministers
of the town were made a 'committee to
a'ct with 'the mayor and secretary to con
tinue the work of gathering funds.
MEASURE TO ABOLISH .
THE DEATH PENALTY
(Continued from Pagb One.)
have stood In that old building uml
looked down upon the form of your Utile
loved one with her head crushed and
lying In her own blood, would you stand
here today and ask tor clemency for lho
brute who commltteed the dastardly Act.
No, you, like any other father in such a.
case would demand swift . putshtnent to
the human monster who had entered your
home and taken from It the child of
Vote" on Mensnre.
The vote for Indefinite postponement
Bartllng, Brookley, Bushee. Cox. Grace,
Grossman, Haarmann, Hoaglahd of Lan
caster, Klein, Kohl, Krumbach, Marshall,
Placek. Reynolds. Robertson. Saunders.
Shumway, Smith, Spink, West. Wink. &.
Against: Corneal, - Dodge, Hoagland or
Lincoln, Hummel, Kemp, JCelchel, Mac
farland. Ollls, Talcott, Wols. 10.
Absent: Hale, Heasty. 2.
On reports, of committees S. F. 324. by
Dodge, giving county courts authority
to recount ballots, was Indefinitely post
poned. H. R. 21, a bill for physical connection
of telephone exchanges, Was ordered en
grossed for third reading without a:iy
discussion on the bill.
bills was of considerable Importance and
at 4:30 the eanat adjourned to enable
eorno of the committees to get busy.
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ANDERSON STAYS ON TUB JOD
GOVERNOR WILL NOT GIVE
HENRY STEHR CLEMENCY
(From a .Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, April 1. (Speclal.)-Governor
Morehead has refuted to grant clemency
to Henry 'Stehr of Madison, sent to the
penitentiary on a (charge of manslaughter,
Stehr had a hearing before the governor
about a month ago In whlch.W. V. Allen
appeared In his behalf. .The evidence
against Stehr showed that he had neg
lected to properly care for a young step
son after his feet had been froasen, and
from which he later died.
BUFFALO COUNTY MAN IN
TEXAS HERE ON A VISIT
(From a. Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN, April 1. (Special.) Will
Clark of Francitas. Tex., former mayor
of that city, visited the legislature today.
Mr. Clark Is on his way to his pld home
In Buffalo county, where he has a fqll
section of land sowed to wheat, and
where he expects to put In a quarter sec
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N0RRIS WILL COME TODAY
TO ADDRESS LEGISLATURE
(From a Seaff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, April l.-(Spcclal.)-UnIted
States Senator George W, Norrls will ad
dress a joint session of the legislature at
2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon.
Notes from llentrlcr.
BEATRICE. Neb., April l.-(Speclal.)-Mr.
and Mrs. Adam McMulIen and Mrs.
Greenwood returned to their home at
Wymore "yesterday from a trip around
the worlds They hav been $one six
Company C arrived home last evening
from Omaha where It has been do Ins,
duty for the last week, guarding the
property of the storm sufferers. They
brought home, with them "Old Tornado,"
a big block rooster which they picked up
In the path of the storm and which
they will use as their mascot.
Dr. E. F. Stewart was taken to the
Unlte'd Brethren hospital yesterday suf
fering from a broken knee cap, which
he sustained In h'ls wrestling bout at
Plymouth last week with Jack Helllger.
Vt Point ItaUm Fnud.
WEST POINT. Nib.. April i. (Special.)
Subscriptions are being rapidly taken
up here for the Omaha tornado suffer
ers. The amount already aggregate
nearly $1,000 and It Is hoped to get S1.G00
or even more.
Douglas County Member Has Been
Active In tl.iiicoln.
(From a s'taff Correspondent,)
LINCOLN, April l.-(Spclal.)-Heports
sifting down from Omaha indicate that
when Representative Anderson shows up
on .the ' streets of that city his constltu
ents blame him for everything the legis
lature does or' ddesn't do, which, of
course, is very discouraging to the hard
working Douglas county citizen.
So far this session Mr. 'Anderson has
proven one of tho very hardest working
first termers down here He has brought
down the wrath of some of his constitu
ents because he threw rocks into the ma
chinery which was grinding through a
$36,000 Increase In salary for county off!
cials; ho also put block; In front of the
bill permitting the city commission to
Issue $100,00) park bonds without a vote
of the people, and lie has dho put a
crimp In the bill to permit the city com
mission to levy $250,000. for general fund
purposes, and he landed a staggering
blpw on the bill to permit tho commts
slpn to make a 2-inlll levy for the poor
,He Is supporting the $30,000 Increase for
the police and the samo for the fire de
partment. He lias snared a $100,000 ap
proprlation for the 'deaf ami dumb Insti
tute at Omaha, lie was largely respon
sible for putting over the bill to abolish
the Water board and save the taxpayers
of Omaha from keeping Up two city gov
ernments and he fathered the gas torn
promise bill which has been recommended
fdr passage without opposition. Ho Is a
member of the sifting committee and as
such Is doing good 'work sitting on the
water district bill and In trying to raise
the bill to permit the county commls
stoners to feed Douglas county prisoners
Anderson has been criticised -by some
members of the delegation for voting
against the Sugarrnan' bill to compel the
street railway company to sell seven fares
for a quarter. He did this, he said, be
cause ha believed- the measure unjust.
and n -his stand a majority of the mem
bers of the standing committee were with
SENATE UIIUIS8 ITS COMMITTEES
Mensnre Creatlnpr Water l'ovrer Dl
"trlcti Referred Back.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, April l.-(6peclal Telegranu
The senate spent the afternoon in Com.
mlttee of the whole and ordered thirteen
bills engrossed for third reading and re
ferred 8. F, 425 back to a special com.
mlttee consisting of Placek, Hoagland
and Saunders, to fix It up. The bill Is
by Hoagland of Lincoln and, creates
water power districts. None of the other
Mnny Mensnre Indefinitely Post
poned In I Ion nr.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, April l.-(Speclal.)-The fol
lowing Omaha delegation bills were In
dellnltely postponed b the house this
morning on recommendation of standing
'it. IX. S53, by Yates- Kmployo who re
signs or Is discharged shall be paid
within rive hours.
H. R. 8"0, by Yates Creditors of seller?
of bulk merchandise may waive right of
H. R. 691. by Brain Prohibits untruth
ful advertisements of business or pro
fession. H. R. 745, by Brain Eighteen per cent
maximum rate of interest to bo charged
by loan sharks.
H. R. Zfiti. by Yntcs-Fmuloycrs' liability
bill; $30,000 for expenses.
ti. it. M7, uy yate uars ponce oiucers
from receiving witness fees.
H. R. S52, by Yates Permits Jury trial
in pollco court In appeal cases.
II. R. 815, by Yates Persons serving out
fines In city Jail may work out same at
rate of $3 per day.
H. R. 7. bv Sunarman Permits two
Justices of tho peace In Omaha Instead
If. It. 335 Persons to be legally dead
If absent seven years and. not heard
H. R. 630, by Lee prom bit otneers
from lobbying for Increase in salaries.
H. R. 28. bv Simon Bars contributory
negligence assuptton of risk and fellow
servant clause aerense Dy employers in
personal Injury cos.es.
H. R. 189, by Douglas Delegation Ma
jority report on workmen's compensation
H. R. 472, by Brain Allows county
board to settle claim In Its favor by
rnmnifimlnn or sell claim.
H. R. 775. by Simon Permits cities of
5,000 or over to be exempt from operation
of Sackett law. .
HL H. 782. bv Simon Parties to action
In Justice cases must appear at time set
Ti It. 7&3. bv Simon Constable leaving
copy of a summons must In his return
ntntn whprA ha left PonV.
H. R. 302, by Flanagan Limits delay In
wage' recovery cases in Justice courts to
H. R. 493. by Flanagan Obtaining over
$15 by false pretenses a felony,
H". n. G24. bv Klnnncun Governor May
appoint agent to Teturn fugitives from
jubtlce to other -states.
H. R. 285, by Smith Permitting correc
tion of indictment or information before
trial of cases.
H. R. 462, by Smith Employers' liability
H. R. 871, by SmithRegulation of
trustees, guardians and others.
H. R. 600, by Foster Misdemeanor to
trespass on ranroaa rigni-oi-way.
H. R. 368, by Dreusedow Clerk or ste
nncrranhAr or anv one Interested in actioi
may not be officer before whom deposl
tlnntl are taken.
H. R. 430 Person 'with right to rnu?
chanlc's lien must furnish building owner
an Remixed statement within ten days
H. R. 784. by Dreusedow Payment' of
costs in original court must oe maae De
fore appeals may be taken from Judg
ment oi justices
HOWELL AGAIN ON THIS JOB
Democrats' Future at Stake If Tliey
Do Not Line Up IllKUt.
(From a Staff Correspandent)
LINCOLN, April. -(SpeclalJ-ReBard
less of the fact that only a. few mora
days remain for the session, and demo
crats of the house are working overtlmu
in order to get some state legislation en
acted In order to go home Instead of
holding out all summer, R. B, Howell the
Omaha Water board lobbyist is en
gineering, Is again on the Job. He Is
hanging on to the legislators like
cockleburr. Ho Is with them morning,
noon and night and he Is trying to" get
them to pass a bill for his own relief.
The bill Is senate file No. 17 which cre
ates a Greater Omaha water dlstrtot
without the people of Omaha or the
towns he would absorb voting on the
question. At first the bill prohibited prl
vate concerns from pumplnff their own
water. This stirred up opposition from
the South Omaha stock yards so by
some kind of a combination he prepared
an amendment which was adopted by the
committee to eliminate the stock yards
from the Jurisdiction of theWatcr board.
He now expects the stock yards people
to help him get the bill through. Norton
of Polk, a member of the sifting com
mittee, has tried on two occasions to
raise the bill in the sifting committee.
but has been unsuccessful.
, This activity on the part of Norton,
who should not be Interested in the bill
as it does not affect his constituent, has
given rise to the general belief of tho
legislators that he Is politically ambitious
and he Is working to keep the Water
board mouthpiece from attacking him
or his record. This sheet has threatened
some members that unless they line Upu
for the bill they may expect to bo criti
cized for the remainder of the session,
and thereafter. It la Just a question now
whether the democratic members of the
house are real representatives of the peo
ple or politicians scared out of their
boots by fear of being misrepresented or
their real names printed by a democratic
newspaper whose owner happens to be a
United States senator absolutely at the
mercy of the men his paper Is now
Several days ago Chris Gruenther, who
wants to be Internal revenew collector.
was here and to four members at least,
boosted the water district bill. He re
ceived little Incouragement however, and
remained In town only a few hours.
Dem .'rats feel that Senator Hitchcock
owes It to Mr. Gruenther to support him
for any Job he deslrees without forcing
him. to become a lobbyist to get the place.
Gruenther managed the Hitchcock campaign.
GUS HYBRB CLAIM OUT DOWH
House Fnvom Measure ( Establish
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN. April l.-(Speclal telegram.)
In committee of the whole the house
this afternoon reduced the claim of Qua
Hyers for $S,W0 to $978. Hyers wanted the
money to pay the expenses of his defense
of a charge of having participated In the
killing of Roy Blunt ollowlns the out
break at the state penitentiary.
The bill appropriating $150,000 for a aiate
reformatory was also recommended for
passage, as was the bill to appropriate
$20,060 for an armory at Nebraska City.
Speaker Keltey tried to amend the re
formatory measure by having It located
at Grand Island. The amendment was
defeated and the Institution wilt be lo
cated by the State Board of Control.
Yates tried to get the house to recon
sider It action In Indefinitely postponing
his workmen'! compensation -.bill. The
motion nu made a special order for 19
o'clock tomorrow morning.
OMAHA YOUTH R&COMMHHBliD
Walter Johnson Gets Baofclstsr far
Paattla at Capital.
(Fom a Staft CorrecpbndenL.)
LINCOLN, Neb,, April L-OTpeeJal.)-Walter
Johnson of Omaha one of the
pages In the senate. Is a candldVUe for
like Job In the United States senate at
Washington. The membsri of the sen
ate, regardleaa of party, have .been told
of the matter and this morning a peti
tion waa signed by alt of. them, repre
sentatives of the press fci the atnate and
by Governor Morehead and Lieutenant
Governor MoKelvle, asking for hit apt
polntment to the Washington poaltten,
Johnson Is universally liked by the sn-
ators and la one of those kind e-f boys
who Is always on the Job. aemmedtths'
and gentlemanly and, as some of tlie sen
ators put It, always ready when you
want him. The petition will- be sent to
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