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DEATH IS AT
Relapse Follows Pontiff's Giving
Several Audiences During
TEMPERATURE UP TO 103
Bedroom Kept in Semi-Darkness
and Silenoe is Maintained.
DOCTOR PREDICTED CONDITION
Said His Holiness Would Suffer,
SISTERS LEAVE HIS BEDROOM
Ovrr One Thonanml 1'llKrlmn Cintli-
ercil at Vatican o See Pope
Received by I'npnl Sec
HOME, April 14. At midnight
the pope's temperature was rising.
It was feared ho had developed
pneumonia. An hour or two earlier
great alarm had been causod by- a
severe fit of coughing, with bloody
expectoration. The popo's confessor
enterod his room and remained
ROME, April 13. The physicians
Issued the following bulletin at 9
o'clock tonight on the pope's condi
tion: "The day passed off tranquilly.
In the aftornoon the fever rose to
101 degrees, but. tonight Is already
decreasing. Tho tracheal bronchial
symptoms aro unchanged.
"The general condition always has
The following bulletin was Issued
at 10:25 o'clock this morning:
ijJHrtttfopo passed a tranquil-night.
This morning tho fever had dimin
ished to a little under 100 degrees.
Tho tracheal bronchitis symptoms
persist with prevalence on tho loft
side. The kidneys are in good order
and the general condition is satis
factory." ROME. April 12. Popo Plus X has suf
fered a serious relapse. Ills condition Sat
urday was such as to arouse tho greatest
fear. Ho showed great weakness und
his fever roso tQ103 degrees. Th,o sec
ond relapse fojldwcd a disregard for tho
physician's Instructions. It was due to
over-exhaudon of several audlcncas tiio
-JSJgo ,avo today and to exposure to a
change of atmospheric temperature.
Although everybody ardently wishes
tho popo many more years of reign, tho
gravity of his condition makes prevalent
tho fear that tho end of his pontificate,
is upproachtng. According to the latest
reports from tho sick room, although iho
temperature had diminished slightly tne
pope was much exhausted on account oC
persistent cough and difficult expec
toration, which caused considerable pain
in the chest.
The bedroom Is kept In semi-darkness
nnd absolute silence, Prof. Marchlafava
having again Insisted, on a visit paid late
Saturday that everything was done to
prevent the patient from even making an
effort to exercise Us mind. This time
Cardinal Merry Del Val added his au
thority In Bupport of the physician's or
ders. The relapse -has caused the deepest i P
prehension. The pope Saturday morning
received Bishop Loughlln, saying that he
could not allow "tho bishop of Mydlocss"
to leave Rome without seeing him. The
pope was most affable and gave the
bishop a pectoral cross with white stones
set in gold as a souvenir.
Bishop Longhln left the room radiant.
He thought that the pope appeared
emaciated and prostrated, but that he
was cheerful and hopeful. He gathered
the Impression that a man with such
mental vitality would live long. His
delight was so great that he and the
sisters of the pope lunched together in
high good humor, wishing to celebrate
the recovery of the pontiff. They spent
tho greater part of the afternoon to
gether, but were awakened from their
dream by the news of the pope's re
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ATTEMPTS ALFONSO'S LIFE
Three Shots Fired at King of Spain
RETURNING FROM BIG REVIEW
.nnat nntion Occurred In the
Street In Kmsl of IlulliUns
Occuplnl li.v Itnnk nf
MADRID, April 13. Three shots
wore fired nt King Aflonso this
afternoon as ho was roturnlng from
a military review. Tho king was un-
harmed. The attempt at asslnatlon
occurred In tho street opposlto tho
Dank ot Spain.
Webb, Auto Bandit,
Wins Gamble with
State; Life Stake
CHICAGO, April 13. Hubert Webb, tho
automobile bandit lender, who killed
Detective Peter Hurt here on January
20, when Hart tried to arrest him, escaped
conviction through u Jury disagreement
nt the close of his trial for tho murder
here Saturday. Ho will bo placed on trial
on April 21.
By tho disagreement Webb won a
gamble with the state's attorney In which
the stake was tho bandit's life. Webb
had been offered a twenty-fire years'
sentence If ho would plead guilty. Ho '
accepted, but later withdrew tho accept- '
anco und announced that ho would tak'o I
a cnance wun me jury, bo intense was
the feeling ngalnst the uutomob.la bandits,
whoso outrages und murderous assaults
had terrorized tho city, that few thought
AVebb had a chanco for his life. Tho
bandit's calculations were correct, how
ever. It was shown utter tho trial, when
It bocame known that at no time had tho
jury considered Webb's offense us a first
All Jinx, Keep Out;
Daniels of "Raleigh
. to Sail on Raleigh
.o., . .. . :
WA8HINGTON. April 13.-Secrctary
Daniels on his forthcoming trip to inspect
tho Pacific coast navy yards and stntlons
will hoist his flag on the cruiser Raleigh,"
thus enjoying tho unique distinction of
having as his flugshlp a vessel named as
his own city, as well as tho capital city
of his native state. I
Estelle Suit Against
News Proceeds Slowly
FREMONT, Neb., April 13. (Special
Telegram.) Tho evldcnco In tho case of
Judgo Kstelle against the Omaha Dally
finished Suturday afternoon. Unless the
defendant consumes some time In rebut
tal tho arguments will commence Monday
afternoon. Tho testimony was for
the purpose of showing that Judgo Ks
tello was rather more than familiar with
tho charcter of tho "Third ward crowd,"
and of Its methods of running primaries.
Tho morning session was principally
taken up with the Introduction of por
tions of tho records In tho case of tho
state against Krdman. About every ques
tion was objected to by Mahoney, and
there were some very-spirited arguments
between the attorneys.
Tho deposition of Column, tho former
manager of tho negro club which claimed
to oppose Judge Kstelle, read this after
noon, detailed a remarkable condition of
affairs. Column said that Olo Jackson,
Crutchfteld and Jack Bloomfleld, the
leaders down there, were all working for
Judgo Estelle. Tho cards which they
were distributing gave the names of three
candidates for district Judge, Kstelle,
Leslie and Dickinson. A house-to-house
canvass was mudo of the prcrlnct.
Tho witness also testified that a short
time heforo tho primary election ho was
at the court house and saw Dennlson and
several others In tho corrldors,sthat they
went Into the private office In the rear
of tho court which Judge Kstelle occu
pied and remained there some time. Ho
did not know whether tho Judgo was
there or not. The witness admitted that
his club had run for some time without
The defendants tried to show that tho
place, 10G South Fourteenth street, started
a gambling Joint Immediately after tho
primaries and ran unmolested for fifteen
gr twenty days, but the court held It In
udmlssable The case proceeded very
slowly and tho cross-examination of this
witness was not concluded when court
Permission to Build
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Neb., April 13.-(SpecIal.j-rtepresentatlves
of the Omaha, Lincoln
& Beatrice Interurban Railway company
appeared before the railway commission
this morning and asked for permission
to Issue their stocks and bonds as fast aB
tho road was completed.
The Northern Construction company,
whloh will construct the roud and Is
ready to begin work as Boon as permis
sion can be given to arrange for the
financial part, was represented by San-
ford W. I.add of Detroit, who stated that
It was the desire of the company to be
gin operations as soon as poutble, and
they desired that permission be given the
company to Issue the bonds from time to
tlmo as certain portions of the road wero
The commission took tho matter under
advisement and will make a report .
LEADERS LACKING .
Democratic Legislature Has Little
Regard for What Platforms
Promised for the Party.
BIG QUESTIONS YET UNSETTLED
j Host of Problems of Import Pond
on Eve of Adjournment,
MAY WIND UP ON THURSDAY
Hope Expressed that They Can
Finish by that Time.
VOTE AGAINST HOME RULE
Vital Principle of Ucmocrntn Vlo
lilted In PimniiKr f Wnlrr llonril
Mrimttrc nnil Member HckIu to
Sec Tlicy Hnvr Mililr Mlstnkr.
(From n Stuff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, April 13.-Spectnl.)-Tho
thlrty-thlrtl session ot tho Nebraska leg.
lsluturo Is un Its lust pegs and tho phut
Is for mljournniont probably by noxt
Unless a miracle Is worked within tho
next thive or four days history will re
cord this KwMslon us one of broken plat
form pledges. Tho members recclvo
twlco tho pay of firmer legislators, but
their work will rank with the worst leg
islature Nebraska has ever hail.
All the lPRlslature haH to do before ad-
Journmont Is to .lerlrtn -lw the nnl.
versify Is to be consolldate-l oh tho state
furm or new buildings constructed on the
present campus; pass n big malntenatico
appropriation bill: tho salary appropria
tion bill: n workmen's compensation act:
agree on the hltto sky put In the bluo
sky bill by tho house: appropriate a 1-mlll
levy for the stato university; agree on
the amendments to tho Omaha water dis
trict bill: and puss WK) or 600 other mea
sures of mo're or less Importance to
somebody or some community. Tho legis
lature has been In session sixty-eight
days. nnd out of tho 1,300 bills Introduced,
ninety of them have reached the gover
nor. It expects to attend to theso Im
portant matters 4?r Wednesday night.
In tho democrntlc house no leader 1ms
been developed and tho members floun-
Jore(, nIonK llke (l Bhlp wlthout a ruddcr
Tlose wllo InlRllt )mvo devcop0d Into
leaders ,wero so ambitious politically they
feared to do anything that might euuse
them to loiso a supporter. There Is no
question but Potts of Pawnee county,
chairman of the finance committee, Is
looked upon as tho hardest worker In
theJiQuso andjcdjabjydlsplayed a better
knowledge of'tho needs . of tha. .stuto
than any other' democrat Fries of
jiuwuiii umu ueveiopea into quite a
worker and mudo hlmselr chairman of
the sifting romtnltteo. but he lucked tho
ncrvo to stand out for his own eonvlc.
Hons when threatened with newspaper
Mr. Potts, nccordlng to. his friends,
Is in lino for tho democratic nomination
for governor and Fries hopes to bo tho
next democratic nominee for land com
missioner. However, both of them went on record
as opposing a sacred principle of the
democratic party "Let tho people rule."
Both voted to take from the people of
Omaha the right to control their water
works, for which they have bonded
themselves to pay over 17,000,000. Speaker
Kelly expressed the opinion that no
democrat who voted ngalnst letting the
people rule will ever be ablo to square
himself with his democratic constituents.
,moeMv tpo.,11 oS
This session will go down In history as
having appointed more Investigating com
mittees than uny previous sessions and
got less out of them. This refers par
ticularly to tho democratic house, which
sent out Honw nine, or ten committees to
raise some scnndnl that would' besmirch
republican officials. So far no report has
been made from woven or eight of theso
committees, so It Is very evident these
leglshitlvo grand Juries found nothing
that could be used to the advantage of a
One committee did besmirch the reputa
tion ot Attorney Grunt Martin and other
members of the State Hoard of Irriga
tion without giving them a hearing. Mr.
Martin secured permission to address tho
house, during which he removed from the
body of theso membent who adopted the
report nuout 'steen yards of skin, after
which tho house adopted nnother report
from another commltteo appointed to In
vestigate tho first committee, saying It
did not mean what It fuld and assuring
the public tho houso did not mean to re
flect on Mr. Martin and the other Indi
vidual members of the board.
The democratic house started out with
a blow and u bluster to regulate every
thing In the universe from tho flow of
waters' In the rivers to the sale of blue
(Continued on Pe Two.)
FOUR NEW BOOSTERS
WASHINGTON, April 13.-Woman suf
frage officially have gained four more
etatesmen to work for Its cause. Prince
Jonah K. Kalanlanaolc, delegate from
Hawaii, wrote to suffragette headquar
"Rest assured that I will do what I
can to urge the adoption of the constitu
tional amendment for woman suffrage,"
Other favorable replies to the suffra
gettes' petition came from Senator Jones
ot Washington and Representatives 8.
D, Fobs of Ohio and A. T. Smith of
Anti-suffragists have stolen a march on
their sisters who advocate suffrage by
securing the first opportunity to be heard
before the senate committee on woman
suffrage. Chairman Thomas of tha ram
mlttee announced tonlirht thnt h hoH
granted a request for a public hearing
en AUr i& to the ant!.uffrae!t.
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From the Baltimore American
RIVER FLOWSINTO THE LAKE
Crest of the Flood Should Be Past
by This Morning.
SEVERAL HOMES WASHED AWAY
Missouri Overflow Ita llnnUn nnrt
Forces IteMdeiitn of Lower Hot
tout lo Seelt HIkIi rninul
At least fifteen :amlllcs living In the
lower river bottoms near the foot of
Burt street aro homeless today, made
so by tho steady rise of tho Missouri
waters. Homes wero washed looso from
tholr foundations and largo numbers of
tho humblo huts uro under from five to
eight feet, of wuter.
Mrs. Jack Lacy, wlfo of a pifrTit
laborer nt tho Smelter, came to police
headquarters last night und asked for
a night's lodging, telling tho officers In
command of tho station that her home
was submerged. All of her helonglngH
aro hidden by the water, and she made
her leave by crossing the water from
the roof of her home, on a bridge mudo
of old planks.
Whllo the Missouri Is carrying It's usual
spring floods and has Jumped Its banks
near the southwest part of carter lako,
there is no Immedluto danger of It get
ting so high as to bother the residents
of the second bottoms. A rlso of an oven
a foot was resisted at the local weathor
office Sunday morning, over tho read
ing of the morning before.
The stage of the river at 7 o'clock Sun
day morning was 17.7 feet above tho zero
of the gun go an dut 1 o'clock In the
afternoon had gone up to 17.9, but the
crest at that tlmo was between Blair
bridge and Omaha and would arrive dur
ing tho night. At Sioux City Sunday
morning a fall of .7 feet was reported,
showing that the crest had passed that
place. At Blair a rise of.S feet was
registered, but during tho afternoon the
waters began to reced and the crest
had passed there.
A number of people living In the ox
tremn west side of Coutidl Hlnffn Imvn
'moved out of their homes in anticipation
of high water, but according to Colonel
Welsh, thorn Is no neod for alarm. The
Missouri will probably not leave Its
Around Pacific Junction and lowlands
bordering on tho Missouri no damage
has been done other than being covered
with water fan spring planting will be
retareded, but a few days. Many farmers
say that the best wheat raised last year
was that grown on the soli which had
been overrun with te flood waters.
At Carter lake te water was slowly
flowing from the river into the lake. It
started flowing at about noon and abput
i o'clock was coming slower.
MEMBERS "ARSON TRUST"
ARE SOUGHT IN OMAHA
Jacob and Solomon noss, arrested here
on . March 23 by Omaha detectives for
Chicago police, but who later wero re
leased upon t&,0u0 bond each, are now
being sought by two Chicago police de
tectives armed with requisition papers.
The men are wanted us members of the
When tliey were arrested they refused
to go back to Chicago without requisition
papers, and while they were being ob
tained the men put up the required bond.
The Chicago detectives, assisted by
Omaha officers, are making a search of
the city, but their efforts wore fruit
less. Attorney Kdward Simon, when tho
Rosa brothors were released, promised to
have them ready when 'tho papers arrived,
The Wonderful Magician
The Professor Has Nothing Concealed,
Burke Indicted for
Helping Cashier to
Lose Bank's Money
SAN FltANSK'O, April 13,-Churles F.
Baker, former assistant cashier of the
Crocker National bank, pleaded guilty
Saturday to embezzlement on forty counts,
In amounts not hpcolfled In the Indict
ment. Kxperts uro sllll working on the
books and tlin shortngu Is estimated at
approximately JSM.OOO. ' Judgo Villi-' Fletif
In United States dlxtrlot court, deferred
wontence. until April 21.
The grand Jury hnnded down threo In
dictments against brokers with whom
Baker had speculated under a falso
name. They named J. C. Wilson, a mem
ber of the Now York Stock exchungc; K.
A. Walhrand of J. t
WIImih H Co. and
Peter P. Burke, formcily of Omaha, who
itio charged with coiihulnic.v lo ubstruct
tho funds of n national depository. Ball
was fixed nt 10.000 oach.
The indictment charges the brokers
with aiding und abetting and Inducing
Baker to abstract funds from tho Crocker
Peter P. Burke was floor manager for
J. C. Wilson & Co.. who denlt In New
'..'I' , ; ,
brokers thero. Tho Indictment chnrges
Vnrl.' t ltwitif.1, L f n .. H'l H I. ...... p. r...
tlyit on tho strength nf Ids influence over
Iikor he left 15. F. Hutton & Co., bank
ers and brokers, to go with J. C. Wilson
& Co., nt an IncrcuMul salary.
Burko him tort town, but tho district
attorney's office said today It was In
touch with him.
reter I. Burko formerly lived In
Omaha. Ho was u tolcgruph operator
und afterwards o"Kancd la promoting
several enterprises. Burko left this city
ubuut lilno years ago.
Three Billions in
Year, Says Report
ijiiiiur,uiuni, April 13. The net
earnings of corporations of tho United
Htute for the calendar year 1912 were
13,000,000,000. an In rreuso of WRO.000,000 over
iKii. hum amount wilt yield an Inconio
to the federal government under tho
corporation tax law of 30,0i0,00') which Is
j:',H),W0, or 8 per cent greater than a
Royul 10. Cabell, commissioner of In
ternal revenue, hits Just received returns
from practically all corporations and to
day completed assessments to tho full
extent of the M0,000,0u0 whloh must bo
paid to the government by June 30. In
uddltlon U.OOaOOO will come from delln
iiuents of previous years.
Net corporation earnings for l&ll de
creased 2 per cent as compared with
1910. The figures for 1912, however, show
an Increase of about 8 por cont over 1911,
wero 6 por cent greater than 1910.
Mrs. Pankhurst Is
Free; Fears Held
For Her Recovery
lONDOK. April 13.-Mrs. Hmmella
Pankhurst, suffrage leader, was relcaed
from custody here Huturday after she had
been on a nine-day "hungor" strike. Hhe
wan taken to a sanitarium. Mrs. IMnk
hurst lato tonight was reported to h In
a serious condition. .Hho was unable to
nit up. It Is said that she refused to
sign any undertaking, toro up her tliket
of leave and was released free of uny
k AKln t?MTt rlVTrfVTi B
i4nviL .urn vmnmci icn:
rV77 JhEAlFOF HIS
MAGIC hAfiPj, AMP
WITHOUT CHANGING THE
POSITION OF EITHER, THE
P80FESSOR WILL lYOhl
TG4HSFE& THE CONTEhTS
OF WE SILK HAT TO
POLICE MAKE MANY ARRESTS
Five Cafes Surrounded and Dozens
Arc Taken in Charge.
FIRE ESCAPES AID IN FLIGHT
tine A'nuiiif AVnninn Member of
HltimtiiliiK 1'nrty Faint nuit In
llevtveil liy Surgeon nt
Whllq gay ones disported In cafes and
chop alley restaurants Saturday night at
10 o'clock, drinking liquor as If the 8
o'clock closing law was but a numo, n
score of detectlvon und officers In plain
clothes quietly surrounded five of tho
busiest places, and us the mlnuto hands
on t,ve corresponding wutches reuched
the same numeral, Hlmultaneously the
places wero raided. '
One hundred und fifty-nine persons
weio taken, und of this number, forty
wero women. Tho places raided wero!
The "Turf." operated by Charley Sing,
lit 1S00 Douglas street; tho "Unique."
operated by San Joe, at 0 South Four
teenth street; the "Nanking," operated
by Jim Leo and Sam Lee, at 1313 Douglas
street; "UjuIs Ahko's," at 1410 Douglua
street, and tho "Horseman hotel,"
known formerly us the Charles, at 1119
Tho raids Sunday formed a grand coup
on tho part of Chief of Police Henry
Last week, In a letter to Captains Hclt
feld, Dempxcy and Muloucy, ho gave In
structions that ull women of tho streets
bo arrested as fust ns they could bo
brought In. Patrolmen wero put In civil
ian's clothing and within two dayB, tho
streets downtown wero remurkably ckur
of tho women und girls, who usually
loitered about tho Inuumerablu cheap
hotel's and lodging houses. After the thltd
day. It was almost Impossible to find
any of tho women, They ull sought
refuge In tho Chilli cafes and hotels, and
this morning nnd the keepors of the
city of them that Chief Dunn ordered
tho raids last night.
Nearly all of tho prisoners tnken gave
flctltlouH names at headquarters as fust
us thoy wore booked.
Many secured their release Immediately
upon putting up a bond of I0 cush, to
Insure their appeurunco In police court
this morning and the keepers of tho
raided pluces were allowed temporury
freedom when they deposited' J100.
The raids wero replete with thrilling
At tho Nanking cafe. 1313 Douglas street,
the raiding squad was shy a few men
and the rear was thererore not properly
guarded. At least fifteen persons escaped'
here. At the unique, nearly a dozen
avoided arrest by climbing down a steop
flresoapo and dropping fifteen feet to
When the HorMimon hotel was raided,
the detectives found muny girls there up
parontly under age, and they wero all
with male friends. Hero beer and
whisky was being sold oponly.
A purty of six youns people, throe
girls and their escorts, all apparently nt
well-to-do families, were enjoying a slum
mlng trip when the police officers .iver.
took them. They wore In the "Turf.
When the raid squad leader nnnoun'ied
that the place was under arrest one glil
member of the party swooned. At the
station it required the assistance of Po
lice .Surgeon Harris to revive her. Hh:
gave tho name of Marie Kdwards, but
this Is known to be an assumed name.
The party hud a big seven-passeiigtr
gray touring our outside the restaurant
and this was later seen In front of tho
police station. While the owners were In
Jail tho chauffeur removed the llof-nsi
number to avoid Identification.
FEDERAL HELP t
TO REBUILD HOMES
Mass Meeting at City HaH Endorses
Plea for Two-Million-Dollar
INTERESTS IMPROVEMENT CLUB
Think Situation Such as to Call for
RELIEF BILLS ARE PASSED
News Given that House Passes
County Bond Measure.
RESTORATION FUND GROWING-
Itrnnrt of Committee Shnirn it
Totnl Hundred Ten ThntMnnd.
Dollars Outside Sufferer
Unanimous endorsement was given 8at
unlay at a mass meeting In tho city hall
of tho resolution drawn by representa
tives of eight Improvement clubs of
Omuhu, April 2, asking federal aid for
the relief of victims of tho tornado. Tha
.meeting was called hy Acting Mayor Dan
H. llutler, and was attended by about
fifty members of the various Improve
ment clubs nnd othor citizens as well as
a few representatives ot Dundee and
Tho clubs that endorsed tho resolution
April 2 arc tho following: Southwest
Improvement ciU(i Lincoln Heights and
Hitchcock Addition Improvement club.
Walnut Hill Improvement club. West
Leavenworth Improvement club, Fon
tnnello Improvement club, Prettiest Mllo
Improvement club, Fifth Ward Improve
ment club and Crelghton First Addition
The resolution asks a, $3,000,000 appro
priation by tho federal government to bo
used for tho rebuilding nnd repairing ot
small homes whoro tho owners have no
other melius of securing assistance.
Foye Htnteii Hltuntlnn.
J. J.; Foyo ot Dundee, made the motion
to endorse tho resolution. Ho said If
the federal government could appro
priate 5,000,000 to a town In California
for an exposition, surely It could appro
priate soino money for the relief of per
sons who had lost their homes and
W. H. Green said a man who would
not vpto for tho rewlutlon was not a.
citizen. '(And If you donXj vote for this,"
he said, "you are agalnsTln- people that
need this help and you can't make any
one believe you nro not." George Kleffnor
did not bellevo the resolution should bo
so worded ns to convey tho Idea that
tho people wanted the fedora;' government
to rebuld their homes.
Ileprcsrntntlvo Kd Smith ot Douglas
county Informed tho gathering ot the
status of the bills In the legislature say
ing that tho 1100,000 bpproprlutlon for re
lief had already been passed and the
proposul to permit Douglns county to
vote' a $1,000,000 bond Issuo had passed
tho houso and would reach the senate
Those In Need Cnn Hecure Help br
Applying to Men In Chnrire.
Tho commltteo In charge ot tho re
storation fund, which was established for
the purposo of making loans to those un
fortunuto victims of the tornado, who are
Unubln to rebuild without fluunclul as
sistance, makes fho following official
"Tho restoration fund, which now
amounts to $110,000, his been created by
tho following subscriptions:
Huilroads , v..$.AO0O
Omaha National bank 10,000
First National bnnk , 10,000
t'nlted Htnto National bank 10,000
Mctz Ilros, Browing company 10.000
Charles Metz 5,000
Dr. Harold Gilford 6,000
Arthur D. Drnndels C.000
Clearing Hoimo banks of Minne
apolis ; f000
J. U, Forgan, First National bunk,
George II. Payne coo
This fund Is under thu control ot tho
restoration commltteo appointed by the
executive and publlo affairs committee of
the Commercial club. Its membership Is
John L. Kennedy, chairman; W. H,
Uuoholz, treasurer; C. C. Belden, C M.
Wllhelm, John C. Wharton, H. A. Tukey.
Samuel Hums, Jr.. and W. D. Hosford.
Tho funds was provided to supplement
tho work being done by tho relief com
mltteo, und to afford some futher meas
ure of relief until tho proceeds of tho
bonds to bo voted by Douglas county
might become available. The aid being"
extended by the restoration committee Is
In the form ot loans, because most of tha
subscribers to tho restoration fund had
previously given liberally to the relief
fund. The subcommittee In charge qf
tho detulla of making 'the loans Is IT
A. Tukey, Samuel Burns, Jr., and W. D.
Hobford; nnd they receive applications at
Tho committee is now loaning money
without Interest, und is distributing Its
loans so ns to- benutlt those who most
need und are most entitled tu Buch as
sistance. Tho loans so mado in many
Instances supplement the donutlons mada
by the relief committee for restoration
. Those who wish to make donations tu
relief work should send their contribu
tions to tha general relief committee.
The proceeds of tho Douglas county
bonds. If voted, will be handled by a
board of five free-holders to be named
by the county commissioners.
JOHN L. KENNEDY, Chairman.
W. H. BUCHOLZ, Treasurer.
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