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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEEt FEBEUARY 1, 1914.
Final Clearing Sale Monday
of All Silk Remnants Left from
the Great January Sale
Almost every desirable weave and
shade of the season blue, black, gray, brown,
fancy and plain weaves, plaids, checks, over
plaids, pin stripes and novelties. Some idea
of the magnitude of the offering and the
sweeping reductions may be gathered from
the following items selected at random:
Regular $1.75 Bilk and
wool poplin, color new
blue, 23,4 yards, $1.39
All silk Orepe de Chine,
color pink, 2Vs yds., 98c J
Shower - proof Foulard
Bilk, $1.00 quality, 8
yards for $2.09
On Sale 8 A.
Beautiful New Spring
are now on the counters for your
early selection. Among the hundreds shown
we mention these :
Orp ?Hsm, beautiful point
d digns, 20c 25o a yard.
New Tissual 15c, 25o a yard.
New Kindergarten Oloth,
25c a yard.
Hew Zephyr Ginghams, at
12o, 15o and 25c a yard.
Dolly Varden Voiles, 25o a
CRIPPLED BY DRIFTS
(Continued from Paa Otis.)
In southern Michigan and northern Ohio
and Indiana carried aowa that tho heavy
enow fall was general over that territory.
In places high winds and sleet preceded
the snow and' worked much hardship on
train, telegraph and' telephone aervioo.
Wind h Sleet, at Tle&
The Utter conditio was roost aovaro
in and around Toledo, O. The city iw
cut off from telegraphic communication
with Batata Mt and south and pas
censer schedule ware demoralized. Tele
graph and telephone poles were blown
down and Interursaa .raffle was prac
tically at standout, The gale, carry
ing sleet, reaches forty miles aa hour,
Detroit dispatches described tho atom
a tha most severe of the .winter in south'
era MleUaaa. with train .stalled bX
many Kotats ana Mwaya badly drifted.
Similar wire and traftto condition to
tnbae elsewhere la the storm belt pre
wiled. A laver of enow mora than
twelve inches deep spread over the south
South Bend. Ind., reported great drifts
aver the aorthern halt of tho state, with
traffic COMHIOM almost paralyse.
Tot Bead at IndlaaapaUa.
CHICAGO, Jan, M.--A despatch from
Zndlaaapoilf, Ind,, stt that joaepn Ja
WaUh. a railroad engineer, and an wv
tfeatltled man lost their live from causes
due directly to the worst sleet ana snow
mtarm at the winter. Interurban and
ather surface lines wcra tied up.
Moay were Injured In Cleveland, P., on
With Your Prtnt
' Laundry Service?
Will Please You
Regular $2.50 Figured
Orepe do Chine, 40-in.,
1 yards for... $ 1.39
Regular $1.25 Tub Silk,
white with pin stripe and
black, 2 yards, 98c
Regular $125 Wash Silk,
dainty pin stripe, 21-6
yards for 89c
Plain Ratines 25c, 30c and
39o a yard.
Burton Bros.' "New Oloth,"
plain, stripes, checks and
dainty floral designs, 25c,
35c and 39o a yard.
New Printed Ratines, 15c a
Printed Orepee, 18c, 25o and
KOV&URD AHD SIXTEENTH
slippery aldewalka due to the-flerco sleet
and snow storm.
At Columbus, O., the storm reached the
dimensions of a blisaard, laying out all
kinds of traffic and felling telephone
pole. At Marietta, O., tho passenger
steamer Rainbow with sixty persona on
board was tossed about helplessly in the
Ohio river for more than an hour. The
boat finally lodged against the bank of
the river undamaged. Tort Wayne. Ind.,
was alnioat cut off from communication
with the outsldo world because of the,
sleet and heavy snowfall.
In Chicago the snow ceased and the
weather brightened shortly after noon.
. L HUFFMAN ESCAPES
AND IS RECAPTURED
GXjBNWOOD, la., Jan. sl.-(6peclat.)-
IPred Cook, alias J. Xj. Huffman, arrested
in Glenwood, January 14, with his wife,
who ho married la Onawa, December 10,
escaped from tho Glenwood Jail at 2:30
o'clock yesterday morning, and was re
arrested by Deputy Sheriff Edwards, and
the Council Bluff a polios, at the North
western depot in Council Bluffs at about
9 o'clock., and was returned to Glenwood
last evening. Cook had been feigning
insanity, and had threatened suicide.
Tho other three prisoners were afraid of
him, and had hlm under surveillance,
he, while they were all asleep In the
farthereat corner of the Jail corridor
Huffman Improvised a hook, fastened
It to a tea-foot stick, spliced from a
window easing, a tobacco can, wrapped
with rags to prevent noise, a lighted bit
of candle in the can to guide him, he
reach tho key, unlocked tho doors,
escaped, relocked tho doors wtthoua
arousing the other prisoners or Sheriff
BushnelU Cook did not attempt to take
hla wife with him, sho being on the
upper floor. It was a mystery how ho
escaped until the stick, with hoofc and
padded tobacco can was found beneath
ENTIRE BLOCK BURNED
IN PANHANDLE TOWN
AMAIULIXJ, Tex., Jan. M. One of the
most disastrous fires in tha history- of
Amarillo caused a lots early today o(
120,000, destroying an entire block and
the Amarillo bank and Trust company.
Tho fire started at midnight and rased
for mora than two hoflra. So far as
known, no lives were lost.
TORPEDO PLANT IS
STRUCK BY LIGHTNING
SISTERSVnXE. W, Va., Jan. 31,-The
plant of tho Young Torpedo company was
wrecked when lightning today exploded
600 quarts of nitroglycerin in one of the
torpedo company's roagaslnts.
OUR Annual Spring Opening Display Monday of Fine
w Imported White French and English Cotton Fabrics for the
spring and summer seasons.
EMBROIDERED CREPES and VOILES IN THE LEAD
New White French Crepes and English Crepes. French
Embroidered Crepes. French Embroidered Voiles. Plaid Ratines.
French and English Ratines. Embroidered Brocade Voiles. Rice
Cloth. Embroidered Neugiux. White Embroidered Velour Crepes.
Price ranges from 25c to $3.50 a yard.
18c, 86-In. Long Cloth, $1.20
a bolt of 10 yards.
17c, OO-in. Long Cloth, $1.3!
a bolt of 10 yards.
19c, 86-la. Ixng Cloth, 81,50
a bolt of 10 yards.
20c, 85-ln. English Nainsook,
$2.00 bolt of 13 yards.
25c, UO-ln. EngUsh Nainsook,
82.50 1"lt of 12 yards.
30c, 80-ln. English Nainsook,
83.00 bolt of 12 yards.
85c, 42-ln. Boa Island Natasook,
83.75 a bolt of 12 yards.
'30c, 42.1n. Boa Island Nainsook,
32.50 bolt of 12 yards.
SHIRT WAIST LINEN
BOO yards 86-in. vide- Shirt Waist
Linen, 33 per yard.
MONOPOLY OF ALL
(Continued from - Pago One.)
this country, in proportion to the popula
tion been aa great as In countries where
this facility la owned and operated gov
ernmentally. "It la needless to enter Into tho mani
fold advantages and benefits that would
accrue to the people from a universal
telephone service. As It has done with
tho malls. It Is the duty of the govern
ment to make this facility available to
all of its citizens without discrimination.
Estimate as to Cast.
"According to the best available data
the capitalisation of tho long distance
and toll lines represents approximately
00,000,000, and the capitalisation of the
entire commercial network approximately
$000,000,009. Tho cost to tho government
would be less than the appraised value,
since It would be undesirable for the
government to purchase the real estate
holdings of tha companies. Exchanges
could be leased until accommodations
could be provided In the postofflces and
The report was sent to tho senate In
response to a resolution introduced by
BONDHOLDERS WILL TAKE
BASIN, Wyo., Jan. 8L-SpocIal.-An
acUon has been started in tho district
court by tho bond holders qf tho Wyonv
ing Land and Irrigation company to fore
clone tho mortgage on the company's
property, which Includes a large tract
of land lying on Sheel creek, from which
it takes Its water for Irrigating purposes,
tho bond holders being represented by
E. II. uaroett of Chicago and tho cortv
pany by It. 15. West of Basin. The re
ault of tho action will be to transfer the
property from tho stockholders to tha
bond holders. The latter have.' tha flnan.
clal ability to push tha projecl'to success
ful conclusion and Intend to-do so. AU
contracts made by tho company for
water rights will bo -fully' carried out.
and it Is claimed that the result will
mean Increased activity on the project,
the completion of reservoirs which have
been started and tho settlement of tho
DEATH RECORD. j
Mrs. 'Ktlrrln Trail.
' HplHftEOE, Neb..n.Jk St-(SpeclsJ
x,eicgrum.j wrs. uawin unug aiea in
this city last night following a month's
Illness. She was prominent -In local so
cial and club circles. Before her mar
riage, llttlo more than a year ago, she
was Miss Letha Johnson, daughter of
Judge, and Mrs. G ,H. Johnson of this
city. Mrs. Uhtlg was a graduate of
Knox college, aGleabuig, 111., where she
was moat popular in sorority life. Ar
rangements for tho funeral will not be
completed until the arrival of her two
alstera, now students at Knox collega.
Henry Marks. 2118 Nicholas street, died
Saturday at 1:10 p. m., Just thirty days
after hla wife. .Mrs,. Kojs .Marks. Mr,
Marks' waa one of the pioneer Jewish
settlers in Omaha and came here in the
fall of 1SS1 He opened tho first kosher
meat market west of Chicago. Ho bad
White Crtse far Hniermsr, Ete.
5,000 yards White Under
wear Orepe, 15c a yard.
NEW RICE OREPE
50c, 40-in. White vRico Crepe
-. 35c a yard.
65c,. 40-in. White Rice Voile
... 50c a yard.
65c, 4Q-in. Nob Voile. ,' .
50C a yard.
35o, 36-inC Stripe Crepes..
25c a yard.
Sale Tine INDIA LAWNS
1 Case 15c White Lawn..
10c a yard.
February Clearing Sale
Continuing our policy of a thprpugh clearance, we offer
our stock of fine dresses and gowns at
There are 152 garments included in this sale. Every
dress is Included silk, crepe de chine, poplin, crepes,
wool plaids and every one was new this season.
$50.00 Dresses 25.00 $30.00 Dresses $15.00
$40.00 Dresses $20.00 $25.00 Dresses $12.50
This is a genuine bargain giving event; street dresses,
dinner dresses and afternoon gowns.
MONDAY, 8 A.M., ONE-HALF PRICE,
Coats at Reduced Prices, .. .$10.50, $14.50, $19.50
been in the grocery', business at 2118
Nicholas street since 1808. Surviving are
two sons and one daughter, Jacob Harks
and Joseph E, Marks, .and Sirs. Joseph
Levlne. Tho funeral will bo held at 2118
Nicholas street today at 1 p. m. Inter
ment will be at Pleasant Hill cemetery.
Chesley A. Mosmam.
ST. JOSEPH. Mo.. Jan. 81. Cheslev A.
Mosman, formerly a judge of tho circuit
court here and for many years an attor
ney, for tho Chicago, Burlington & Qulncy
railroad, died at ills home here today,
aged 72 years.
Cullom's Body Lies
in State m Capitol
at Springfield, El.
BPJUNGFIBIiD, 'III,,' Jan. Sl.-'Snow
lay deep, In tho streets thrfiugb - which
tho cprtega bearing" the 'bony of former
Senator Shclbj M.' Cu'llom made Its way
to the capital today where the body will
He In state 'tomorrow,' when tho funeral
will bo held.
A guard of honor consisting of thirty-
six members of the Illinois national
guard ploughed Its way behind tho hearse
and on either side of It At the capUol
tho coffin was borne along a pathway
banked high with snow and placed in the
center of the rotunda.
In tho corridors were American flags,
while the circular balcony railings of
the dome above were draped In black.
Flowers in profusion softened tho gloom
of the scene.
Thero were no scrdves. Militiamen
stood silently at the tour corners of the
coffin, white others directed tha crowd
Which poured In at the east entrance and
dispersed north and south through other
There were ten pallbearers, all active
and ail of this city. Mr. Cullom'a circle
of acquaintances was so great that it was
decided to have no honorary list, which,
to Include all his intimates, would have
been a long one.
Every part of tho state will bo repre
sented at tho funeral tomorrow, and It la
expected that the remnant of the pio
neers who recall tho Lincoln-Douglas de
bates, - at many of which young Cullom
waa present, will be well represented.
Tho funeral sermon will be preached by
Bev. Donald Mackleod of Snrlnefield.
who waa the Cullom pastor at Washing
ton. Eugollstlo remarks will be made1
by Governor Dunne and by Senator Iaw
rence, Y. Sherman.' Interment will bo
made at Oak Right cemetery, within the!
shadow of tho monument marking, the.
grave of Lincoln.
Are Sent to Prison
NEW YORK. Jan, St. Sentences rang
ing from eighteen months to sixty days
were Imposed in the federal court today
on the eleven malt wagon chauffeurs
convicted last night of conspiracy to ob
struct the malls. The trouble grew out
of a recent strike.
Oil Ltuids Aro Incased,
BASIN, Wyo., Jan. .-(Speclal.)-The
Torchlight OH and Gas company has en
tered into -a contract with Messrs. B. B.
Jones and J, airfield Buel of Tulsa, Ok!.,
through their representative, Louis F.
Severson, by which the Torchlight com
pany loasea Its holdings to the men men
tioned for a term of years for one-eighth
OYAMA CLOTH far Ladies' and Chil
dren's Fine Underwear
40b, 42-in. Oyama Oloth
$3.75 for bolt of 10 yards.
25 pieces White Irish Pop
lin 25c a yard.
10 pieces Old English Pop
lin. 35c a yard.
25 pieces New Oloth
25c a yard.
25c, 36-inch Near Linen..
22c a yard.
22c, 36-in. Checked Pajama
Oloth 18c a yard.
25c, 27-in. Horrock's English
Repp 19c a yard.
Reduced in Price
royalty and, a moderate bonus. The leaso
provides that drilling is to commence by
May 15 and that the ground shall be dll
HEN'S LEAGUE WILL
(Continued from Pago One.)
and that many "uiictuous speakers"
would be needed. He declared the men
suffragettes should "show no favor and
fear , no- right,:, but battlo right on
through sulphur, smoke and political din
unit tho ramparts of Intrenched anti
suffraglsm had been scaled and the antis
flag torn down.
When Jerry Howard spoke hs waved a
crumpled check for 10 cents In the air
and pronounced the onesided suffrage
system the curse of this commercial age,
That check for 10 cents, he said, hod
been given by a "greedy corporation" as
ofull payment for part of a day's work.
Ho recounted his own efforts In behalf
of equal suffrage, saying It- he had had
hla will the women of thts great state
would have been voting in 1909.
To Circulate Petitions.
Arrangements were made to circulate
a large number of petitions to secure
signatures for the initiative petition to
amend tho constitution. John L. Ken
nedy reported, as chairman of the flnanca
committee of tho second congressional
district's fund-raising committee, that
H.SSO of the 15.000 demanded of Omaha,
ror in o tuue suurage headquarter. A
second $6,000 will be spent in Omaha;
$50,000 will be expended in the state cam
polgn, half by the state association and
half by local associations, if plans go
Homo of the men who "signed up" as
ready at any and all times to go forth
and raise their voices for equal suffrage
were: John A. IUne, C. O. Cunningham
B. B, Howell, J. J. Points, Fred Carey,
James Richardson, C. M, King, Father
Quinlan, Jerry Howard, B. W. Jewell and
T. E. Brady. The list of these speakers
Is to be kept by Mrs. T. B. Brady and
the men are to be at the disposal of lady
OinOWA, Neb.. Jan. a.-J(Speclal.)-
Tho following teachers were re-elected
xor tno next year: . Superintendent, Q..O,
Fuchs; principal. Miss Mabel Metcalf
assistant principal, Miss Harriet Kymcr
graromer room, Miss Josephine. Ort
intermediate. Miss Gladys Lumsden
primary. JJlss Sarah Edwards. These
teachers have all taught hero the last
fttlltofc Smith Injured.
MILFORD, Neb., Jan. 3L-(Spec!aD-Mllton
Smith, a young man recently mar
ried, was accidentally shot today while
holding a shotgun and at the same time
driving a team. Ills hand waa aroputat
Girl DraKged to Death,
FRIEND, Neb., Jan. St (Special Tele
gram.) A 12-year-old daughter of C
Zachorlason was dragged to death by a
horse she was riding this afternoon. Tho
girl had fastened the halter strap to her
wrist and was dragged nearly a mile.
Only One "BROMO QUININE."
To get the genuine, call for full nam,
LAXATIVE BROMO QUININES. Xsook
for signature of K. W. GROVES. Cures
a Cold in One Day. 25c
Key to tho Sltutiaon Bee Advertising.
REBATING BILLS AREJOUND
Grand Jury Returns Indictments
Against Swift Company.
FIVE RAILROADS ARE NAMED
Charge Alio Piled Against Penn
sylvania, ranhandle, North
rrestern and Ann Arbor by
CHICAGO, Jan. 31. Indictments charg
ing rebating on the part of the Chicago
& Northwestern railroad, the Pennsyl
vania system and the Ann Arbor Roll
road company of Michigan, and Swift &
Co., meat packers, were returned
today by the federal grand jury, which
has been .hearing evidence for several
weeks from special agents of the Inter
state Commerce commission.
Swift & Co. are charged with
obtaining alleged rebates from the Ann
Arbor road by getting carload rates on
less than car shipments. -
The Pennsylvania lines east of Pitts
burgh are charged with rebating to the
W. H. Merrltt Grain company of Chicago
by allowing switching refunds to which
the grain company was not entitled.
Tho Chicago & Northwestern railroad
Is accused of granting rebates to David
Itutter & Co., coal .dealers, on shipments
of coal from Little. Ind., to Evanston,
111., by means of an Improper combina
tion of rates.
Packers Face Heavy Fine.
Swift & Co., face a possible fine of
$1,200,000. Tho bill charges sixty alleged
violations of the interstate commerce
laws. The Pittsburgh, Cincinnati & Chi
cago railroad, known as the Panhandle.
and the Pennsylvania company are
named In one Joint Indictment and a
separate Indictment In addition Is re-.
turned against the Panhandle.
Swift & Co. may be liable for fines of
$20,000 each on the sixty counts. It wan
charged that the jacking company ob
tained concessions from the published car
load rate of the Chicago & Northwestern
railroad and the Ann Arbor railroad com
pany, on various shipments from Chicago
to points on the Ann Arbor road. The.
concessions were obtained, It is said, by
obtaining carload rates on less than
' Allowances to Grata Firm.
The Indictment against the Pennsyl
vania lines and the Panhandle concern's
alleged rebates to W. II. Merrlt Grain
company of Chicago. The charges ore
that the Pennsylvania lines east of Pitta,
burgh, which Include the Panhandle sys
tem, rebated the Merrlt firm by allowing
car charges which had been outlawed
and some of which were ten years old.
P. F, Marsh, supeclol agent of the In
terstate Commerce commission, testified
before the grand Jury that switching
claims calling for refunds of ?3 a car
were attached to frelgh bills and allowed
without question by the railway auditors,
although the grain company had no right
to collect them.
INQUIRY INTO WRECK ENDS
(Continued from Pago One.)
port. Conn., accompanying the body of
his wife, who diod' after being, taken
.aboard the rescue ship Nantucket.
Harrington was the passenger who
swam In the cold water, supporting his
wife by holding hor hair in his teeth.
His father and brother met him here.
"Tell them what happened, Torn," said
tho father. "We all want to know and It
will get It off your mind."
Then In a dull monotone, the young man
told his story.
Harrington and his wife bad a state
room on the side where the Monroe was
rammed. "When the shock come," he
sa!d "we got up and dressed and wasted
time that might have saved ' the poor
Side Wall the Floor.
By the time they reached the main
saloon the shin had keeled so that tho
side wall was" their' floor.
"There was a lurch," continued Har
rington, "and Margaret was thrown some
twenty fet and lodged under the bench
built along tho sides of the cabin. I slid
and scrambled after herj When I took
hold of her she screamed and pointed to
her poor right arm. It was broken and
" 'Don't touch me!' she screamed" 'for
God's sake let me diet'
"I told her she would have to come
and she would not. She would 'feel bet
ter about it later. Oh, God! She was
ARE YOUR LIDNEYS WEAK?
Thousands of Men and
Trouble and Never Suspect It.
Nature wirfrnB you when the track of health
la not clear. Kidney and bladder troubles
cause many annoying symptoms and great in
convenience both day and night.
Unhealthy 'kidneys may cause lumbago, rheuma
tism, catarrh of tho bladder, pain or dull ache in
the bock. Joints or muscles, at times have head
ache or indigestion, as time pasaea you may have
a sallow complexion, puffy or dark circles under
the eyes, sometimes feel aa though you had heart
trouble, may have plenty of ambition but no
strength, get weak and lose flesli.
If such conditions are permitted to continue
serious results may be expected; Kidney Trouble
in its very worst form may steal upon you.
Prevalcacy of Kidney Trouble
Most people do not realize the alarming in
crease and remarkable prevalency of kidney dl
ease; While kidney disorders are among the mos
common diseases that prevail, they are almost th
last recognised by patients, who usually content
'themselves with doctoring the effects, while thi
original disease may constantly . undermine the
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you read this offer in The Omaha Sunday Bea
right and I didn't know It. But I got
"Then the ship sagged back again an
thero was a rush of water that washed
us out to tho deck. I managed to gel
off our outer clothes. Then we let g
and the ship went away from under us."
Harrington told how ho tried to swim
holding hla wife by the broken arm, but
this pained her to that finally ho twistej
her long hair into a rope close to hot ,
head and, taking it in his teeth, floated
on his back, keeping the woman's head
on his chest.
One lifeboat passed within ten feet, he
aa!d, and Ignored their calls for help
After nearly two houra another boat
pame. "I held Margaret up to thrm."
continued Harrington, and a saltor said,
'let her go; she Is dead.'
" 'She is not dead.' I said to him. 'and
you take her aboard if you do not want
to go to hell with murder on your soul.
'So they took her In. And she opened
her eyes and smiled at me.
"When they got me aboard the shin
they put her in one state room and left
her and put me Jn another. I believe
that If a doctor had been with her right
away with stimulants she mleht b
ntlve now. But they wei?s all mixed up.
and when I found where she was lying
all alone, sho was dead."
DEPUTIES NOW COME
(Continued from Page One.)
wholo country; and there Is no dansrer
that tho spoils principle, will creep In
wun my approval or connivance.
"Tho abovo quoted "proviso Is designed
to promoto efficiency, and this object
must be scrupuo'usly observed. Under no
conditions must marshals attempt tc twe'
these appointments merely for personal
reward or partisan ends.
"Depntles whose chief duties aro not to
serve process (office deputies) havo,"sipco
March .2, 1909, been appointed .under, the
rules of tho civil service. Hereafter
.whenever a'change in respect of any such
place Is contemplated by a, marshal he
must report the facts, especially aa to
the qualifications of the proposed ap-
TWltntM. tn Vil Annvtw.... J .
fits express approval before makintr anv
"You aro expected heartily to co-oper.
ate in administering tho. law in harmony
with tho principles above specified' -and
any departure therefrom will bo regarded
a a a breach of your official duty."
While this order will not affect tha ap
pointment of the service deputy in the
office at Omaha, nor the four other
deputies at dlfforent points in tho state,
the order will protect to a considerable
extent tho two men in Omaha who are
responsible for, the details of the office
work. Theso men aro George McCallum
and J. B. Nlckorson, chief deputy. Upon
them falls tho burden of working out the
details of the office routine, and the
keeping of the complicated records of the
office. According to the letter cited
above. It seems likely that the new mar
shal, whether ho be republican or demo
cratic. In politics, will be bound to re
tain theso deputies as long aa their serv
ices are satisfactory.
.murders decrease since
gunmen are, Jailed
NE?W Y.ORK, Jan. 31v Tho , war; on
gangsters and gunmen Instituted.'. n
month ago hy Police Commissioner, Doug-,
laa L Mackey on orders frppi Mayor
Mltchel nas, according to police ' reports
for' January, resulted in a decrease in the,
number of murders and serious shooting'
affrays in sections of tho city' infested
by organized bands of idle young men
Since Mayor Mltchel ordered tho police
to break up the East Side gangs a largo
number of gunmen have been arrested
and many are held- for trial on charges
of violating the Sullivan law, which pro
hibits the carrying of concealed weapons.
From the Upper East Side, knCwn as the
."murder belt," the police havo confis
cated hundreds pf pistols.
CREST0N MAN NOMINATED
COLLECTOR OF CUSTOMS
WASHINGTON, Jan. 31.-Pres!dent Wit
son today ' nominated theso Interstate
iCommerca commissioners. Wlnthrop More
Daniels' of Princeton. N. J.; Henry Clay
'Hall of Colorado' Springs, Colo,
Colleotor 'of 'customs for tho' .district of
Iowa, Christian A. Niemeycr of Creston,
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