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The Omaha Daily Bee
Snow; Cold Wave
VOL. XLIIt NO. 193.
OMAIIA, TIU'HSDAY MOKNING, JANUARY 29, 1914-TWKLVE PAGES.
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REBELS Gi LARGE
FORMER ILLINOIS SENATOR DIES
"Met" on His Merry Round
ASK CITIZENS ABOUT
STRIP OF TERRITORY
Ex-Member of Upper Body of Con
gress Dies at Washington
After Week's Illness.
City of Conscption Deloro Captured
by General Quiteirez After
Presidents of Leading Schools ot
Middle West Hear Evidence
FIVE HUNDRED FEDS TAKEN
LINCOLN CLUB TAKES NO PART
the aj'a happenings every day.
If folks don't road your store
news every day, it'a yonr fault.
Center of Rich Mining District in
VILLA' CONSULTS MAGNATES
Conference at Jaurez Concerns Re
sumption of Mining.
WILL RETURN TO CHIHUAHUA
Trio Will Delny Attncl on Torrfon
SeTprnl Days Lurgc Force of
United States Murine nt
BROWNSVILLE, Tex., Jan. 28.-The
capture by Mexican rebels of the city of
Conception Dcloro, In the state of Zacate
cas, together with Its garrison of 400 fed
crals was reported to rebel headquarters
In Matamoras, Mex., today.
General Eulallo Gulterrez, who com
manded the rebels, said the battle occurred
last Monday and that 100 federal rein
forcements from flaltlllo were taken.
Tho city has a population of 23,000 and
Is tho center of a rich mining district.
Tho capturo gives tho rebels undisputed'
control of a stretch of 400 miles additional
territory In north Mexico.
Please General lilts.
Secretary Garrison today wrote Brlga
dlerGoneral Tasker II. Bliss, command
ing American troops patrolling the Texas
border, commending him tor tne intel
ligence, courage, activity and rare degree
of wisdom" with which ho-has handled
tho border situation. Including the caro of
the rcfugcesfrom OJinaga.
"I will be pleased If you will communi
cate the substance of this lotter to tho
officers and men under your command,
so that they may know their service is
appreciated at Its true value," wrote, tho
Rosens Rebel Notes In Circulation.
DOUGLAS, Ariz., Jan. 28. Chaotic busi
ness conditions In Cananca and other
towns In Sonora, Mex., were reported
today to have followed tho discovery that
a largo part of ,$250,000 of -unsigned con
stitutionalist currency, lost In transit
from the printers In New York recently,
had been placed In circulation. The dis
covery was mado after tho arrest of W.
D, 'Gooch, manager of a store,-and two
clerks, vho wcro charged with having
refused to accept the new bank notes.
They proved that tho signatures were
Manr-morchansTSro said to "have found'
that they hold quantities of dubious paper
onri rnnnrrd werA circulated that the un
executed, notes had. fallen Into tho hands
of 'unscrupulous officials, who had forged
signatures and sold them In bales at 10
to 20 cents on the dollar.
Villa Consults Mnirnates.
JUAREZ. Mex., Jan. 29. General Fran
cisco Villa urrlved from Chihuahua today.
He will confer for several days with rep
resentatives of mining and smelter Inter
ests regarding the resumption of business
In tho rebel .territory. Ite then will re
turn to Chihuahua, which he calls the
provisional capital of the republic, to
direct tho attack on Torreon.
With General Villa were Raoul Madero,
brother of tho late president, and several
members of the rich Terrazas family,
who had been In Chihuahua since before
its evacuation by General Morcodo's fed
eral family. Most of the Terrazas had
remained to protect such personal prop
erty ao had not been confiscated by tho
rebels. Luis Terrazas, jr., was still being
hold in Chthuahua by order of General
I General Villa's presence In Juarez nil
further delay tho attack on the federals
at Torreon. Most of the rebel troops
have been sent southward from Chihua
hua In readiness for the attack, but Gen-
eral Villa proposes to direct the move
ments In person.
The United States consulate at Chi
huahua has notified the State department
of the arrest of Vincente Montoyo,-an
American citizen from New Mexico. It
(Continued on Page Two.)
Forecast till 7 p. m. Thursday:
For Omaha, Council Bluffs and Vicinity
Snow; much colder.
Temperature at Omaha Yesterday.
5 a. m 44
ft a. m 45
7 a. m 4
K a. m 47
!i a. m 4S
10 a. in 43
11 a. m SO
12 m 51
1 p. m 61
2 p. m M
3 p. m fin
4 p. m : m
5 p. m 67
6 p. m 43
7 p. m 37
8 p. in z:
Comparative Local Ilceord.
1914. 1913. 1912. 1911.
Highest yesterday 67 37 25 11
Lowest yesterday 32 , 24 17 25
.Mean temperature 41 30 21 31
Precipitation T .00 .01 .00
Temperature ana precipitation depar
tures from the normal:
Normal temperature 21
Excess for the day 23
Total excess since March 1 1,230
normal precipitation., 02 inch
Deficiency for the dav.., 09 inch
Total rainfall since March 1.. 24.26 Inches
Deficiency sinco March 1 4.34 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period. 1913. 4.21 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period, 19J2.13.70 Inches
Ileports from Stations nt T I. 31.
Station and State Temp. High- Rain
ui v earner.
in. est. fall
14 18 ,u2
24 28 .0)
SG H .00
16 24 .00
24 it M
37 ff! T
22 V, .12
20 36 .00
32 J4 .16
22 4 .03
8 22 .04
26 46 .0ft
18 V .02
Dodge City, cloudy...
North Platte, snow...
Pueblo, snow .
Rapid City, el
T indicates trace of precipitation.
L. A. WELSH, Local Forecaster
Armed Tars Guard
the U.S. and German
Legations in Haiti
POUT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Jan. 2S.
Armed detachments of American sailors
from tho cruiser Montana were today on
guard at the American legation, the cable
station and the French hospital. German
blue Jackets and marines wcro placed on
protection duty at tho other foreign lega
tions and at tho German stores In tho
city. Largo landing parties were set
ashore from the American and German
War vessels yesterday, when President
Michel Oreste fled for refuge to tho Ger
man cruiser after fighting broke out in
the streets of the capital.
Firing continued In all quarters 0f tho
city throughout tho night and there was
numerous attempts nt pillage of houses
and stores, but these were quickly sup
pressed and the city Is quiet now.
A citizens' committee of public safety
has been formed. It is understood that
Solon Mcnos, former Haltlen minister at
Washington, will be selected for chair
man of the committee.
President Michel Oresto and his wlfo
remained all night on board the Vlnota
In tho harbor.
PAH1S, Jan. 28. Tho French crulsor
Condc, now in Mexican waters, was oday
placed at tho disposal of .the French con
sul at Port Au Prince, Haiti, where tho
situation caused by tho revolution and
tho flight of President Michel Oreste Is
regarded 'as serious. The consul was in
structed to telegraph to the captain of
tho Conde whenever the cruiser Is needed.
Plan to Provide Work
for Inmates of the.
Red Light District
WASHINGTON, Jan. 28-Plans are on
foot here to provide employment for tho
Inmates of Washington "red-light dis
trict," which will bo eliminated as soon
as President Wilson signs the Kenyon
bill, passed by congress Monday. Stanley
W, Finch, federal commissioner for the
suppression of tho white slave traffic,
announced today on behalf of the Na
tional Social Wclfaro league, with whom
ho Is connected, a standing offer of Im
mediate employment at a minimum salary
of $S a week to tho women now In tho se
A mass meeting is planned here late
today, at which an effort Is to be made
to raise $23,000 with which to carry out
tho league's work in Washington. Mr.
Finch will endeavor to secure tho co
operation of the president and Attorney
The president will bo asked to aid by
deferring the signing of the bill in order
to perfect tho local organization of tho
league and to place the proposition bctoro
tho women It would affect.
Senator Kenyon, author of the measure
eliminating the "red light district," Is
said to have received several anonymous
letters threatening him with death.
Will Question All
National Banks on
PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 28.-"Whcro
viould the most favorable location for a
regional reserve bank be In your terrl
tory7" This question, acocrdlng to Secretary
of the Treasury McAdoo and Secretary
of Agriculture Houston, who were In
.Portland today en route to Seattle, is to
be asked of every national bank In the
A circular letter now being prepared Is
to be mailed to tho '7,500 national banks.
Information gathered in this way, it was
announced, will assist the organization
committee of the new currency system
to decide the regional bank cities as
much lis the testimony at the hearings.
Senate Seats Blair
Lee of Maryland
WASHINGTON, Jan. 2S.-By a vote of
63 to 13, the senate today seated Blair
Lee, democrat, as senator from Mary
land. It was the first contest to be voted
on by the senate coming up under the
new direct elections amendment Mr. Lee
was Immediately escored to the vtce
president's chair by Senator Smith of
Maryland and took the oath of office.
He succeeds Senator Jackson, republican.
FORMER PRESIDENT OF
COLORADO BANK ARRESTED
GRAND JUNCTION. Colo., Jan. 28.
Orson Adams, former president of the
failed Mesa County National bank, was
arreBted today on a warrant charging
misappropriation of funds, and sworn to
by L. M. Reeves, federal bank examiner.
Bond was furnished by several citizens
of Grand Junction. The warrant on which
the arrest was made Involves only 11,000,
but officials state that alleged irregulari
ties may reach 1100,000.
NEAR DEATH FOR MANY DAYS
Wished He Might' Live to See Com
pletion of Lincoln Memorial.
THOSE LAST WORDS HE SPOKE
Had Been Persona' Friend ol the
IN PUBLIC LIFE FOR MANY YEARS
Member of Illinois Legislature, Na
tional House of Rcprcsenta
tlves, Sennte nnil Gov
ernor of Illinois.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 28.-Formcr Sen
ator Shelby M. Cullom ot Illinois died
hero today after an Illness ot more than
a week, during which ho hovered be
tween llfo and death. His last words
were a wish that ho might havo lived to
sco tho completion of tho national
memorial to Abraham Lincoln, who was
his personal friend.
Since his retirement from tho sonalo
last March Mr. Cullom had been resident
commissioner of tho commission created
by congress to build tho 12,000,000 memo
rial to Lincoln.
A llttlo more than a week ngo he va3
taken with grip. His advanced ago put
his recovery beyond hope, but his won
derful vitality postponol the end from
one sinking spell to another. Hi was
85 years old and had a record of moro
than fifty years of continuous publi
Tho former senator's last hours wcro
divided between spells ot unconsciousness
and short Intervals In which ho' rocojj
nlzed those at his bedside. Although his
wonderful vitality had sustained ll?e
from hour to hour, It becamo apparent
early today, when ho could take no nour
ishment, that tho end was not far off.
' Lato today it was decided to have n
brief funeral servlco at tho Cullom homo
on Massachusetts avenuo at 10 o'clock
tomorrow morning, and take the body to
Springfield, 111., w'here the former
senator's first and second wives and all
his children are burled.
Skctcli of Ills Life.
Senator Cullom, whilo a member of the
senate was tho oldest momber of that
body and also one of its veterans in point
Mr. Cullom was a veteran In the
public sorvlce of Illinois. In addition to
his years ot service In tho senate ho had
served four terms In tho Illinois lcglsla-.
ture, nearly 'two terms as governor uf
.tho state, and three terms as represcnta-
ir.iw:. ...IT-,. - - - -
Mr. Cullom was born at Montlcello,
Wayne county, Kentucky, November 22,
1829. His father, Richard Northcraft
Cullom, who afterwards occame a mem
ber of tho Illinois legislature and a warm
friend of Abraham Lincoln, moved with
his family to Tazewell county, Illinois,
In 1SS0, and It was there that young Cul
lom obtained his education In the country
(Continued on Pago Two.)
Work on Radium Bill
WASHINGTON, Jan. 28.-Spurred by
reports that prospectors liavo started a
"radium rush" to tho carnotlte lands of
Colorado and Utah, the houso mines
committee today hurriedly closed its
hearings and began preparing a bill for
government control of the nation's radium
output. It will not withdraw radium
lands from private entry, but will reserve
to the government the right to buy and
l educe all radium in a government re
ducing plant, probably at Denver.
. The new bill will bo Introduced lata
today or tomorrow and an effort will bo
made to get a special rule to expedite Its
passage through the house.
J. F. Gallbreath, secretary of tho
American Mining congress; Charles T.
Parsons of the bureau of mines and
Frank L. Hess of the geological survey
urged Immediate action, to prevent
Mr. Hess declared that practically all
the radium land known had been located
Six Concerned in
Ohio Train Holdup
ZANBSVILLE, O., Jan. 23. Flvo men
were arrested hero today In connection
with tho robbery ot passengers on the
Raltimoro & Ohio passenger train No. 105
just outsldo of this city early this morn
ing. Ono other Is being sought. Tho
six men are alleged to have boarded tho
train at Cambridge.
After robbing several passenger five
of tho men escaped. Harry Warner, I ho
sixth, was arrested at ho Jumped from
Georgo 'Anderson, Thomas Slayton,
Charles Lloyd and Charles Slpcs, all of
Cambridge, were arrested later and nre
being held by the police. All camo from
Cambrldgo on the train. All aro wnll
known In Cambrldgo and den any
knowledge of the robbery.
Suit Against Katy
AUSTIN, Tex., Jan. 28. A compromise
was leached today In tho suit of. the
stato of Texas against the Missouri
Kansas & Texas Railroad company of
Toxas In which the state alleged viola
tion of state anti-trust laws and asked
penalties ot more than $100,000,000. The
terms were not made public.
The suit charging an Illegal merger by
tfie Missouri, Kansas & Texas railway of
Texas with eight other roads In this state
was filed by Attorney General B. P.
Ixioney, soon After the legislature early
In If 13 had passed a hill authorizing the
merger. Governor O. B, Colqulst vetoed
this bill, but the legislature passod It
over his veto.
Drawn for The Bee by Powell.
ZERO WEATHER IS IN SIGHT
Colonel Welsh Hoists Black Flag
Above Federal Building.
SNOW IN WESTERN NEBRASKA
Storm Center Is Nenr North Plntto
niil Alliance Stockmen "Warned
to lie on Lookout to Pre
vent Lops of Stock.
Tho first real winter weather tills sea
son is promised ' for Omaha for today,
according to-tho forecast Issued-byCol-.
unci Welsh of tho local wcathor bureau,
when he. hoisted tho cold wavo flag on
the federal building. Tho approaching
storm was schoduted to arrive hero last
night or today, turning from rain to snow,
and followed by a decldod drop In tem
perature, which may go down to zero.
Tho storm center yestorday was In
eastern Colorado, and temperatures in
the wnko of the storm are reported as
low as 26 degrees below zero in tho north
ern states. From Montana 10 Arizona, n
snowfall Is reported In tho west, while
the present disturbance Is scheduled to
cover tho entire valley from tho Missis
sippi to the mountains, In its eastward
movemont. A BPeclal warning Is given
ptockmen throughout tho state to prepare
for the storm, becauso of tho fact that
tho wet storm, followed by a cold wave,
will causo moro suffering to cattlo than Is
Incident to a cold wavo unaccompanied by
rain and snow.
At midnight a high wind was blowing
hero and heavy snow was reported nt Al
liance and North Platte. The gale was
reported to be blowing fifty miles an
The lowest tomperature recorded by the
Instruments In Omaha this winter Is 3 de
grees above zero.
With a decided change of temperaturo
from warm to cold In the ' northwest,
Omaha Ico dealers are sorting. out and
getting their Ice cutting machinery In
condition for operation as noon as tho'
freeze Is well under way.
WILSON PARDONS PRIVATE
IN THE SIGNAL CORPS
WASHINGTON, Jan. 2S.-"Pardoncd
with lay. W. W." With theso words
written in pencil on a memorandum.
President Wilson today gavo freedom to
Private Clarence L. George of the army
signal corps, who had served four months
of a year's sentence nt Fort Leaven
worth, Kan., for writing letters about
his superiors to Secretary Tumulty. ' Tho
letter George wrote never reached the
secretary, but went back to his com
manding officers, who court-martialed
him for breach of discipline.
The National Capital
Wednesday) January -8, 1014,
Met at noon,
Knrelen relations committee discussed
renewals of general arbitration treaties
which are pending.
Labor committee heard officials of the
Western Newspaper Union testify that
Canada had paid a large sum for circu
lation of reading matter to Induce Amer
ican farmers to emigrate.
Mayor Preston urged tho house mili
tary committee to cede Fort McHonry,
birthplace of the Star Spangled Banner,
to the city of Baltimore,
The Senate. ,
Met at noon. Resumed debate on tho
Alaska railroad hill.
Rear Admiral Vrceland before tho naval
committeo advocated u four-buttleshlp
Mines committee continued hearing on
radium and began laying plans for In
quiry into the Michigan and Colorado
Army music training schools were pro
posed In a bill by Senator O'dorman.
A site to be known as the Paithenon
would be set aside In the capltol ex
clusively for memorial to women by a
bill Introduced by Senator Jones.
Senator Kwanson asked an appropria
tion of J5G0,W to make a federal park
of the Bull Run battlefields. A similar
bill Is pending In the house.
Senator Walsh addressed tho senate
on the Blair Leo rase arguing that Mr,
Leo's election was void
by Chief Clerks
NEW YORK, Jan. 28. In tho adminis
tration of their affairs tho railroads and
other corporations of this country are
suffering from government by chief
dorks nnd secretaries, according to Major
Charles De Lano Hlnc, originator ot ths
Wvlt system of organization for tho
Harrlmnn nnd other railroad lints, who
spoko at tho annual dlnnr ot the Effi
ciency snclotylaet .night, Hu.snlrt lie be
lieved that under no circumstances should
ono Individual ever use tho name or sigh
tho Initials or another.
That experts should devoto mors timo
to developing the efficiency of the heads
of great corporations and let tho employes
rest onco In n whlto was the opinion ex
pressed by Roger Bubson, expert statis
tician. "I believe," ho added, "that the great
est inefficiency is In tho boards of di
rectors of our various corporations. Most
of these men aro Indifferent and attend
moettngs Only for their fees, If they at
tend ot all. Moreover many of them hold
their positions simply becauso ot inherited
property nnd aro utterly unfitted for their
Mr, Rabson nlso emphasized the need ot
more accurate- records In the rating of
men employed under tho efficiency
Canada Pays Joslyn
Over Half Million for
WASHINGTON, Jan. 2S.-How Canada
has paid the Western Newspaper Union
$42,000 a year. for the last twelve years to
circulate) reading matter about the Do
minion through the medium of patent In
sides, which tho Union furnishes to news
papers, was told to the senate lobby com
mitteo today by Georgo A. Joslyn of
Omaha, president of tho Union, nnd Al
fred Washington, Its advertising man
affer, Joslyn testified that tho matter so cir
culated was marked "adrertlsement" and
was designed to Induco Americans to emi
grate to Canada.
Washington testified under cross-examination
that ho did not think It un
patriotic nor disloyal to his country ,to
circulate such matters. Canada's Interior
department, he said, paid tho Western
Newspaper Union $1 a column for all
such material tho newspapers used.
Crew of Abandoned
Ship Jumps Into Sea
NEW YORK, Jan. 28,-Captaln Dean
and flvo members of tho crew ot the
schooner Anna K. Banks, which they
wero forced to abandon COO miles south
cast of Cape Raco on January 18, wero
broght to New York today aboard the
steamer Indiana from Swansea, Wales.
Although tremendous seas were running,
Chief Officer H. T. Whlto and five men
of the Indiana launched a boat and picked
up tho six distressed seamen, who were
forced to Jump into tho sea because tho
lifeboat could not get alongside the
COMPLAINTS BY TRAINMEN
ON EASTERN ROADS
NEW YORIC, Jan. 28,-Complalnts of
trainmen on tho eastern railroads that
several lines aro not obeying the award
of tho arbitrators are tho subject of con
ferences here, which will contlnuo all
of this week between tho trainmen's gen
eral adjustment committee and the con
ference committeo of railway managers.
About eighty complaints nave been set
tled, but membets of the managers' com
mittee do not believe that nn agreement
as to others will be reached, In that
event they will be referred to the arbitra
tion board, as provided under the New
POLITICAL GUNS TRAINED
Dcmooratio Nebraska Awaits Action
on Patronage Question.
DISCONTENT IS ILLY CONCEALED
ConKressmen Relieve. Senator
Hitchcock Should Settle Mnrshnl
shlu nnil Cpllentorshlp vrlth
y (From a Staff .Correauondont.)
4 "WASHINGTON' Jan. 2S.-(Bpcclal Tel
egram.; with hundreds of friends, or a
score or moro candidates for united
States marsha land collector of Internal
revenue- In Nobraska and an equally large
number of friends of thos owlio aspire to
h edoputles undor tho new appointees,
training their mlghtlost nnd most power
ful political fighting guns upon Mr.
Bryan, Senator Hitchcock and tho dera
ocrntlc members ot th oNobraska dele
gation In tho Interest of their respective
candidates, the Nebraska patronage, sit
uatlon from tho Washington standpoint
Is one tha twould rcqutro occult powers
to eolvo Or even hazard a guess as to
So far as th emcmbcrs of the houso
from Nebraska are concerned, the sltua-
Uon Is handled entirely by tho lono dem
democratic senator from tho state. Tho
representatives nre of tho opinion that
the question xhould bo handled by Mr.
Hitchcock and by him threshed out with
tho secretary of state. However, they do
not conceal their anxiety for Mr. Bryan
and Mr. Hitchcock to get together on
tho qucstlo not tho Unltod States mar
shalshlp .and Internal revenue, collector
ship, both offices now being open for tho
democratic dinner ''table as soon as an
agreement 1 Breached by them.
But when and how? That's the nroblem
Jerry Howard of ' South Omaha has
written a characteristic letter to Senator
Hitchcock, transmitting resolutions
passed by, as ho expresses It, "tho em
ployed and unemployed laboring men" of
the hi gpacklng houses, in which tho No
hraska Manufacturers' ' association
flayed for its atond on the Bartlctt-Bacon
bill referring to labor
Tho resolutions of Mr. Howard con
demn what they term "tho cowardly, un
warrantable and unjustifiable attack
made by tho manufacturers' association
on tho downtrodden, oppressed and perse-
cuted laboring clement of tho nation."
Mr, Howard urges Senotor Hitchcock to
ivoto for tho Bartlett-Bacon bill.
Keys In Wnshlnirtnii.
C. E. Keys of Springfield. Neb., former
member In tho legislature, Is in Washing
ton for a few days. Ho has been visit
ing In tho east for some time and Is on
his way home.
Reparation on Khlpiitrut.
Tho Interstate Commerce commission
has awarded reparation in the case of
tho George H. Lo company of Omaha
against' the Illinois Central Railway com
pany on Incubators and brooders shipped
from Cairo, III., to Omaha, which was
found to bo unjust.
Slierlilan Man Niinictl,
President Wilson sent tho nomination
of O. T. Stohl of Sheridan, Wyo., to be
receiver of publlo moneys at Buffalo,
AV. If. Lelbousek was appointed post
master at Wulford, Benton county, Iowa,
vleo Anna Rcnsch, resigned.
W. W. Bradley of Lewis county, Iowu,
nnd W. C, Green ofg Oskaioosa, In., have
been appointed cloika In the Agricul
The following hanks have filed applica
tion to Join the new banking system:
Nebraska First National, York.
Iowa First National, Llnevllln.
South Dakota-Clark County National,
Wyoming-First National, Shoshone.
Chllil Horn In Depot,
BOONE, la., Jan. 2S.-(Spcclal Tele
gram.) A daughter was born to Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Harrison In tho Milwaukee
depot at Madrid today. The parents are
cn route from Kentucky to the west.
Members of Commercial Body An
nounce They Are Neutral.
JONES SAYS ALUMNI DIVIDED
Average Lincoln Man Unable to
Judge Free of Prejudice.
FUTURE PLANS MADE KNOWN
Kdnrntnrs Ask Minute Details ot
Purpose of llefxcnt In Case Two
Schools Are Not United
on Farm Acres.
tFrom a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Jan. IS. (Special.) Tho fu-
turo of tho stato university as a whole.
without regard to minor things, seemed
o bo tho drift of tho questions asked liy
members of tho committeo from collets
of tho west Invited hero to look over tho
proposition of university extension ns It
confronts the voter of tho state at a
meeting hold nt tho Lincoln hotel tV.1
morning to conclude tho Inspection mado
of tho downtown and farm .campus prop
Ex-Regent Teotcra confined his re
mark! to a general talk on tho two prop
ositions, but dlJ not ronlly wako up to
tho fAct that tho arguments all drlfw.'l
toward unlvcrlslty extension, with ono rr
two exceptions, until tho meeting had
nearly closed, when ho took tho floor
and In a mild way accused tho mcetlns
ot bolng packed by pcoplo out In tha
stato who favored university removal and
accused tho promoters of tho meeting uf
not giving enough notlco that such a
meeting was to bo held.
Ho was-Informed by Regent Couphvid
that tho mooting had been advertised a
month ago and that both Lincoln and
Omaha papers had given notlco a day or
so ago that everybody was Invited to
como beforo tho mcotlng this morning
and talk to tho committee. Ho thought
that was no way to do things, but flna'ly
Will Owon Jones, editor of the Nebraska
State Journal and president ot tho
Alumni association, gave a very Interoif-
Ing talk. Ho was asked by Preside it
Thompson of tho committeo If' the alumni
ns a body had opposed tho consolidation
of tho university at tha farm and rcpllotl
that they had not; that thpftl$yonJa.kn
was" by tho officers and' not "by tho
alumni. Ho said that tho alumni hefo
generally oppose! removal, but that tile
nltnhnl of Omaha favored It. Ho Hani
that a postal card voto had been take.i
by tho Omaha alumni, but ho did not
consider the proposition put up as being
a fair ono. Ho also thought that tho
average Lincoln citizen was not com
petent to speak on tho matter from an
unprejudiced standpoint- He thought that
tho peoplo of tho stato would bo glad to
have a body of competent men Buch as
composed tho committeo make, a study
of tho proposition nnd decide tho matter.
He said that ono great objection to tho
present location of tho university was its
nearness to the railroads, which Inter
fcred with tho best work of tho students
on account of the smoko from passing
trains and tho nolso In connection wltn
tho switching. Amusements so closo to
tho university proper nlso hod a ton
doncy to detract tho attention ot tho
students from their work.
Ilnniiiioiiil for Removal.
, Ross Hammond of tho Fremont Tribune
nnd United States revenue collector
thought the greatest interests of tho uni
versity depended upon removal and con
solidation on tho stato farm. Ha went
Into tho proposition of cost, coverlngr
much of the ground that bus already
been published, hut said that the bond
put up by the people of Lincoln to guar
antee that the extra six blocks of ground
(Continued on Pago Two.)
The Ever Useful
Mr. Merchant, thero aro many
kinds of good advertlalng, and
thero are many ways to adver
tise. Wo bollovo that newspaper
advertising is the host-known
form, hccauBe tho daily news
paper reaches everybody every
where. The most successful way to
advertiso is, first, to take the
best medium, and then to get
100 of results out of that
Wo hope that you aro a uBer
of newspaper advertising, but
whether you are or not, you
can tako advantage of the ad
vertising done in good news
papers liko The Bee.
Your show windows offer a
splendid medium for advertis
ing tho advertised goods on
which manufacturers spend
money In the columns ot this
Bit down today and make a
list of all the products adver
tised by manufacturers in thin
newspaper that occupy a place
on your shelves.
Then tomorrow make a win
dow display of all these pro
ducts and draw attention to
the fact that these articles are
standard goods advertised in
the best dally newspapers.
In this way you will "cash
in" on the demand created by
the makers of theso products
because you will let customers
know that you sell them.
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