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VOL. XLIVXO. 243.
OMAHA, "WEDNESDAY MOIIXIXG, MAKCil 31, 1015 TWELVE 1WOES.
a Train ana at
Stotal Hew Stead, bo.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
BILL IS PASSED;
UP TO GOVERNOR
Senate Concurs in Amendment Pro
viding for Vote by All the
People Directly Af
-OPPOSITION IS CARRIED 'AWAY
Governor Morehead Quoted as Say
' in j He Will Affix His Signa -;
ture to Measure Today.
MAY; ROT CHANGE ELECTION
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN. March 30. (Special..
i-It.wlll soon be "Greater Omaha."
aniens the governor of the state re
fuses to affix the official sanction,
which is not probable, or the people
of the territory comprising the fu
ture greater city rote not to. concur
In the action of the legislature, the
senate today, after much maneuver
ing, finally' passing themeasure by
an almost unanimous vote: -
The first move today to Insure
concurrence in the Parrlott amend
ment tacked on by the house after
the bill had passed the senate was
a motion by Qulnby that an addition
to ,h' rules of the senate be made
si' that a majority vote would be
sufficient to adopt a concurrent
v Prarsnn'a WUn Olpneel.
t Thl wu done to clip the authority of
the lieutenant governor, who had given
out that he phould require constitu
tional majority of twenty-two votes to
concur. After this rule waa adopted It
was . foregone conclusion that-the bill
would go through and the aenators who
had been against the bill let up In their
fight. . . '
Just before adjournment for the noon
recess a motion waa made (bat the sen
ate concur in the house amendment and
it went through with only one votej
Grace, against it.
What Bill Provides.
After the noon lunch Grace got busy
and sent up a motion to reconsider; the
vote, u he waa ruled out of order and
the bill now provides: . ;
Not leas than thirty flay from the day
when tho bill becorace a law and not
more than sixty daya therefrom the gov
ernor ahall call a special election to be
participated In by Omaha, South Omaha.
Dundee, and Florence for the purpose of
allowing the people to. decide by vota
wltatha. i Hivaa luttAi rltls ahall he-
come a pait of Omaha
' . .SlMMild-the atrip of land about ' four"
hlock wide lying between Omaha and
Benscn be made a part of the city: of
v. 1 1 1 n 1 1 . i ' J mniiiair " v. v'. ...... .. . - ...
Heneon nati oe inriuara, in tnr ciecuon
and In' the territory to bo attaches.-The
lotaV.vote of all the .cities combined Is to
nettle the matter for or against consolldar
tlon. , ' !
Governor Morehead Is quoted as saying i
he J.111 sign the bill tomorrow.
, Km to Potnlny; JOlrctlon.
It ti evident that-the Douglaa county
delegation is not going to be a unit on the
passage of the Omaha charter bill amend
ment postponing the city election so that
Greater Omaha may participate therein.
, Qulnby said tonight that Dodge and
8a u twJer would lulst on the amendment
and would tight for It, believing that If
the territory which waa covered in senate
file 2 were annexed, th epeople had a right
to have a say as to who the offlcera of the
new city shiifld be. ,
It la understood that Howell and Bed
ford are againut the amendments.
HlfBtxnn-d Tbaaki Member.
: lU presontative Henry Richmond is feel-
lug gofia over uift iik-ith ui i-roi((ias
county bills so far In the oession and to
ay auid: .'
"1 think O.imlia owea a vote of thanks
to the np-tate members for aaving the
ti:;ia which they so badly wanted and
which would certainly have been defeated
but for tho loyal support of many of the
leading members from these districts.
"It was manifestly a hard thing for the
country members to decide, whether an-
(Continued on Page. Two, Column Threa.)
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IWIfti-ncy for cuf. period. 1114.. .07 Inch
fcxess for cor. period. 1U 1. Winches
ltrgorts frwm tat.-o t T f. af.
p'.ation and Stat Temp. Hlvh- Rain-
of Weather. 7 d. in. rat. fall
ntyrnne, ciouuy 36 ii
i'ivvnpoit. clear W 44
I Bvr, Houriy 34 34
I m-s Moines, cloudy ti 4o
1-andrr. cloudy to
N'irtii Platte, cloudy Su M
Omaha clear as ?
I'uetilo, rloudy 3 S
Kh.1 City, ioudy as
fa'.t Lane City, ektar.... S4 M
r-ciits re. cloudy 4
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L. A. WKLUli, Local r orecaslcr.
Congratulations Generally Extended
to Legislature, The Bee, Breen
and E. E. Howell.
GREATER OMAHA FOLKS REJOIC
rraise ana congratulations iur ny
legislators who voted for the annexa
tlon bill, for The Omaha Bee, which
advocated it, for Attorney J. J.
Brecn. its. author, and tor E. K.
Howell, who introduced it in'the leg
islature, .were generally sounded in
Greater Omaha yesterday, after
news had been recelv.ed from Lincoln
that the measure needed only Gov
ernor Morehead signature to be
come law. '
Many referred to the perennial
battle which has been waged many
times without result, but culminated
eventually in giving Omaha a big
"boost" In the list of great cities of
Only Kern i;iellnii.
There were a few exceptl ns to the
general chorus, of. rejoicing, some
men accepting the passage of the bill
as In the nature of a defeat of their
desires and predicting the possible
overthrow of annexation at the polls
or in the courts.
The following statements gathered at
random by representatives of The Bee
Illustrate the general attitude of residents
of Greater Omaha toward the meaaure. J
which, with the governor'a signature, Willi
become law. , ,
Dr H. Arnold: "We should all feel bet
ter when we think that Greater Omaha la
in sight. The Bee has taken a fine stand
In this matter and haa won."
James Richardson: "Sure, t am pleased
at the prospect of a Greater Omaha. ' I
knew It would come some day and I feel
that The Bee haa been Instrumental in
bringing this to pasa enrrller than It
otherwise would have been' consum
mated." Commends Be'l Flarht.
" F W. Judaon: "The Be haa made a
rattling, dignified fight and baa given the
facts on both sides. It haa conducted the
fight above board and In a fair manner.
Those who have opposed annexation win
be thoroughly convinced of th benefits of
th new deal." " "
James Walsh:' "Glad to hear the news
from Lincoln. We all know what Th Bee
haa dona for annexation for' years! The
Be baa made a bard fight and deserves
tho credit" i
A. O. Smith: "Toe Bee made V good
fight Am glad th blU haa passed. I be
lieve It will benefit Vll concerned. " i
Dr. R.. W." MoConneli: -''The Be ' haa
made an . Insistent gn consistent fight
for years and deserves great credit An
neiation will mean . a grt thins .for
Omaha and annexed terrttorf.".
Fred Paffenrathi i "Aaoexattonv will
mean added assurance of an era of pros
perity far Greater . Omaha,. It wilt giv
ur a betted standing In the east. Much
credit la due The Be and I feel that aU
concerned should feci elated."
J. J. M&honeyt "Pleased to hear th
bill has gone through.' The Bee made' an
excellent fight and deserves much credit
Lone Entitled to Bill.
D. J. O'Brien: "Good thing tor Omaha,
?outh Omaha and the- suburbs. Will give
uj a standing we .are entitled to. The
Bee- surely haa mad a great .fight -for
Greater Omaha." .-.
C. R. Sherman: "I have always felt
that It would come eventually and why
not. now? I favored It six years ago,
four years ago and two yeara ago. The
course of The Be has been laudable all
of the way through."
General Harries, president of th Omaha
Lleeirlc Light and ' Power . company:
'7'ow that we are big. let ua try and be
! food. - - Let ua ahow ; that blgneas Is not
jthu only .ttrlbute that
. J.' J. Dodd. Dundee:' "I am disap
pointed and feel that we will be handi
capped, for there were many Improve
ments that we had in contemplation tnat
cannot be gone on with under the Omaha
city chatter aa It now stands." '
J. J. Kaley: "It la a good thing for
Omaha and Its suburbs. It means a great
city, putting ua Into another ' class en
tirely. As the bill passed. It Is fair to
all the annexed territory The Be la to
be congratulated upon '.he fair and Im
partial manner in which It praaented the
Issues during the progress of the tight
that at time haa been waged with conv
i . A. .
v-naries cigutter. attorney: "I am very
much pleased with the actios taken by
tho letfMat ire. It is evident that In do
ing uway with forcible annexation and
by giving the territory to be annexed an
opportunity to vote on the question th
utmost fairness lias been dlxplayed.' Th
Be fought for annexation and aided In
winning a pronounced victory for all.''
J. J. -Boucher, attorney: "Th whole
(question to my mind seems to be fair, I
S3 1 was opposed to force In annexing the
J suburbs, but with fore eliminated and
submitting the proposition to (ha people,
37 J all poaHlblo objections have been re-
, moved. I have admired the course fol-
:ti lowed by Tho Cee during th tlm th
S Din has neen under consideration. In
4 my mind thia meana that Omaha a
to force ahead r.4 that w will ha
great city here, th largest between tiie
giat lakes and the Pacific coast."
, , . .
! h". rD'yH D"nf :
e have been annexed, w have
"Even If we
won a point, for the question must now
be referred to the people of the entire ! ' the rch,l" " This destroyed
district. As to th. result. I cannot say!'ny "lnt bop that ralht bv Wn ,eft
for thaijeople have not vet voted. I be- tindin' of lhB crw of twenty-one
llev the law U vulnerable and that there
ar loopholes sufficiently large so that
if the matter ever geta into court It will
b held Invalid. Even this early after
Ui passage of tho bill, I understand that
thar are rme candidates for the city
commission who ar snxloua, feeling that
the suburbs may not voU according to
their Ideas. I believe, too. that ther
ar many people In Omaha who ar rv
posed to Uklng vr some ef th .bur
dens that must b foreed upon thnj by
th annexation of soma of th suburb.
If th law stands It will dtsfranchla th
voter of those auburbs and municipali
ties which are annexed and to this I am
of the opinion that a majority of th
(Continued oa Tag Ture, Column Four.)
AFTER A SUBMARINE.
British steamers Headland
in their boats.
BILL FOR HOSPITAL -
PASSES m HOUSE
Appropriation Measure Caxryiag;
$150,000 for University School of
r-: Medicine. Gets 51 Votes. ;
HOW, THE MEMBERS LUTED UP
. .XFrorn a Staff Correspondnt.
LINCOLN. , March SpcUl.) With
not a vote to spare, the $150,000 appro
priation for a stat hospital at th Omaha
ftedlcal collRga.hrt.nch of the University
f KebrasHa quexed through th iowsr
bouaa of th legtslatura.4oday- The first
roll call showed It fiv vote- short of. a
majority., but. under a call . of . th house
the needed number .was secured and th
bill passed by a division-of Q to 4.
' ' Stebbtna Decides 14.
: Mr. . Btebblns had th. honor' of casting
tho decisive vote 'which carried the 1180,009
hoapltal -appropriation. . v , . -' , '
Mr. Eass came near robbing Stebbins of
the opportunity to settle the fat of th
bill. . Just . as th latter, came In Sua
changed his vote from "no" to."ay,''
whloh gave the bill fifty-one vote. Im
mediately, however, Mr. Snyder, In' an
other part of the room, arose and changed
his vote from "are" to "no." This left
trt still short one vote
Tells of Seizure of
; . His Ship By Britons
NEJSV YORK, March S0,-Captaln George
Cornell. of the, American steamer "AntlJla
In 'a letter" today to- Phelp'a' .Brothera'
Co., who chartered the Steamer from the
Ward line,! gave the details of th recent
seizure of the steamer by ' the British
cruiser Cigby ' and, the' treatment 'ac
corded biiriself and crew.. , . , .,
The Ant'llla. Captain Cornell , wrltea,
was seised February, 24, and. when , a'
tleutenaht and a aquad of British sailors
came aboard h and hla 'crew were "vvlr
tually placed under arrest. , Th captain
was ordered to his cabin and the crew
The Ant ill was taken' first to Kirkwall
and ' later.' to . Durdee.' .Ther the : cargo
was discharged and the vessel Interned.
. Howard Phelps of the firm' which char
tered the vessel, announced today hla In
tention of filing a claim against the
British government on the ground that
the steamer' before leaving this port had
been certified and aealed by British In
spectors. under the British consul general.
The. A.ntlUa. sailed from this port on
February 10 with a cargo or provision
for Malmo, Eweden. ,
EFFORTS TO RAISE F-4'
WASHINGTON. March SO. Effort ta
r4ae the sunken submarine F-4 In Hono-!
hSrbor were temporarily suspended
. .. . . . .
voaay aiier a nawavr wiui wmrn III a Doat
' boinr dr.a.ed toward .hor ....nn.d.
Roar Admiral Moor reported V from
4f fMralitltl lata vstug K a that ai . W ..V. 4 .
.suiiu4Uu V v w j IllBl tilt. BUUI1H I 1113
evidently was wate, logged and too heavy
. . . . ... "..,
to b raised by the equipment employed
Th vessel Ilea in forty-five fathoms
(270 feet) of water and its position is be
ing held whll preparations for rslslng it
by pontoons are mads.
BODY OF DEAD BOXER .
TURNED OVER TO FATHER
' KTETTBEXVILI.E, O.. March 30,-The
body of "peclal Delivery-' Tulty. who
died her last nUht after a clinch la a
boxing . contest with Clyde Shan1. - waa
turned over to his father. John P. Tulty,
of Pittsburgh CHlay. It w ill be taken there
for burial Sharp furnished ll'.V") ball to
a alt th a''tln of th grand Jury.
CALL-Crews of torpedoed
and Indian City being towed
ft - ,
BLOCKADE NOTE TO
President Says it Will Be Given Oat
as Soon as it is Received by
' s: British Foreign Office.
U0 NOTE -ABOUT THE FRYE HOW
WASHINQTON, March 30. Tho
reply of tho United States govern
ment to .the British order in council
decreeing a virtual blockade against
comtaorca o and from" Germany waa
cabled to Ambassador Page at Lon
don, tonight for presentation to the
Britieh foreign office. -
WAsklNOTON. March 30. Presi
dent Wilson announced today that
the American note to Great Britain
concerning the Order 'a Council was
practically , complete and . would be
forwarded. to London within th next
Jfotea ta Be M4e Pablle.
Th president toid callers that the text
of ths not will be made public as soon
aa It reached th British foreign offic.
Out of courtesy to Great Britain, ha
asked that, ther be no speculation about
IU contents until It had been received In
i No not will b sent at present to Ger
many regarding the sinking of th Amer
ican. ship,.. William P. Fry, by. the Qer
man converted cruiser, Prlns Eitel Krled
rich. Th president said th government
had no yet recelyed all th information
if desires .concerning th ownership of
the cargo of tbe Fry. . .
Cruiser Sidney is
. Nowin the Atlantic
' MONTEVIDEO. Uruguay, March 30.
Th Australian cruiser Bydney, the war
ship which destroyed th German cruiser
Cmden In the Indian ocean last Novem
ber, left this port today. . It cam yes
terday. Since Its exploit In the Indian ocean
fiv months ago th Sydney has been
reported from, widely separated points.
Th latter part of November It waa at
Colombo and In January of this year It
la said to have been at Bermuda. During
th month of February It was. reported
aa cruising in the Atlantic searching for
the cruiser Karlsruhe and as going up
th Amason river on th same errand.
A business man writes,
"The Dee'g 'Stop - off - in
Omaha campaign is 'just
thethinf. It should be rein
forced by having the same
caption carried on the en
velope of every business
letter we send out over the
country" We will gladly
furnish electrotypes of this
WILL SELL l0-acre farm, erect
building to suit, supply you with
rows iuid hoga, on pa,ymnt of nJ
and fl a year pr acr thertaftr.
Ask a.bout this.
or farthar loformatiea aaeot
thl p9ortualtT, aa the VTaat
Ai saottoa f Th Be today.
W- V--- ,v
I.', ... v'.: v'Y '
an. iii am ii ustfiifllinffllMT niiris
PRICE OF CORN AT
STOCK YARDS WILL
Charge Made by Assistant Secretary
Vrooman that He Paid $2.50
a Bushel for Corn Starts
MANAGERS SAYS PRICE WAS $1
Official Says He is Sure He is Not
Mistaken, bnt Will Have Book
keeper Look It Up.
WHY HE MENTIONED OMAHA
(From n Staff Correspondent.
WASHINGTON. March 30. (Si
clal Telegram.) Out of a statement
recently made by Afslstant Secretary
Carl Vrooman of the Department of
Agriculture that he had been sub
jected to an enormous charge for
corn by the South Omaha Stock
Yards, and that farmers generally
were at the mercy of stock yards
management, there Is every promise
that a most searching Investigation
wilt be made by'the Department of
Agriculture covering this question.
Growing out of a dispatch from Th Be
correspondent In Washington with refer
ence to the charge made by Mr. Vrooman
that he had been compelled to pay SIM a
bushel for corn to feed a cerload of hogs
connlirned to a commission ma a at South
Omaha, when corn wantonly selling at 46
c4s a bushel, a tempest has been cre
ated which may grow Into large propor
tions before a final settlement la reached.
Ranbantrd with Telegrams.
Assistant Secretary Vrooman stated to
day that a number of telegrams had been
reoelved not only by himself, but by Sec
retary Houston from General Manager
Buckingham and Secretary Stryker of the
stock yards company calling upon Mr.
Vrooman for a mor explicit bill of par
ticular. Mr. Vrooman said that th transaction
had taken piac November 12, 1U. That
th carload of hoga had been consigned
to Fraater Johnson at South Omaha, who
had acted a bis commission merchant for
several yeara and had given excellent sat
isfaction. Th hogs had been aent from
Atrahan. Mills county, la.; by the man
ager of his' farm. J. F. Bummers, a mem
ber of th Stat Board of Agriculture and
a gradual of Ames college.
Th telegram from the stock yards peo
ple to Mr. Vrooman stat that they were
paying for corn on that date K cents
and they acknowledge that they charged
tl per' bushel.
Will AboIokIs If Mistaken.
Mr. Vrooman, without showing th least
bit of thoier over th affair, said;
"Th only reason I-mentlonod Omaha In
my speech was that soma-am, got-tu
yards confused and Jumped to th con
clusion that the reference waa mad to
Chicago. In otder to remove a falsa Im
pression I told th fot with relation to
th transaction. Now I do not believe my
memory la at fault as to th amount I
was compelled to pay for th oorn sup
plied by th stock yards people.
"I have told th South Omaha people
that I would have th matter examined
Into carefully. I have aaked my . book
keeper at Bloomlngton, IU., to go over
my papers snd if possible find fhe state
ment from Frailer Johnson. If th state
ment cannot be found I will advise th
public accordingly, as I hav no desire
to wrong anybody, ' -. -
Maar CaapUlats fcr Farsaer.
"I am not gunning for anybody, for
I anticipate th methods In ua,at South
Omaha are as good as any other place,
but farmers have been complaining bit
terly of excessive charges at th hands
of stock yards management and cap,
daily In th handling of llv atook and
the department has decided to find out
If there Is any truth In these .accusa
tions. "I do not propose to limit th Investi
gation to my Immediate locality, but to
make It general.
'This off lc baa been flooded with com
plaint which up to this time hav not
been mad public and they have par
ticular referenoe to th handling of llv
stock growing out of the, foot and mouth
"Thca complaints hsve now reached
such proportions that I believe a general
Investigation should be made. Nothing,
however, will be made public until th
complaints are substantiated."
It I interesting In this connection to
know that Mr. Vrooman happened to be
at the South Omaha yards on th day
hla rarload'of hogs were penned snd while
he was only an observer, ha recalls dis
tinctly that the average for corn, which
at the time he bought, was outrageous.
Hay ward Named by
Whitman on Public
ALBANY, N. Y., March SO.-The nom
ination of Colonel William Hayward of
New York, formerly of Nebraska, as a
member of tho Down-Btat I'ubllo Service
commission waa sent to th sena to
night by Governor Whitman and referred
to the finance committee.
llaywtrd Is at present special counsel
to the governor at a salary of 17,500 a
year, ills new position paya $10,000 a
Colonel Muckle, '
Aged Ninety, Is Dead
PHILADELPHIA. March SO.-Colond
M. Richard Muckle, formerly business
manager of th Philadelphia Publlo Led
ger, Sled today In his ninetieth year.
Colonel Muckle was for mor than fifty
years la th newspaper business. Ha
served In th Mexican war a a lieutanant
and waa treasurer of the relief fund that
waa sent to Germany during th franco
Prussian war for th relief of widow
and orphons of soldiers. In U74 th em
peror of Germaajy conferred upon Colonel
Muckle th order of th crown snd In
1SSJ th military order of th Red Eagle.
FLEET OF ALLIES
Ships Bombard Lightly What Ap
pears to Be Untenanted Infantry
Positions Near' Entrance.
DAMAGE TO FORTS NOT GREAT
DARDANELLES, March 28 (via
Berlin to London, March 50).
After having remained almost to
tally Inactive slnco March 18, ves
sels of the allies' fleet today devel
oped .a slight activity near the en
trance to the Dardanelles, bombard
ing lightly what appears to have been
an untenanted Infantry position.
Since March 18 the allies have not
made an attack of any sort on the
town of Dardanelles, limiting their
operations to weak attempts to fish
for Turkish mines. Every allied ves
sel'whlch has penetrated the straits
at alght has been met by firing froni
the alert TurKUh troops and the Je
suit invariably has been a quick with
drawal. Spin nf Aviator.
Apparently no serious attempt to sweep
the mines from the Dardanelles waters
haa been made by the allies since March
17. Interest by the allies in the Dar
danelles defense works has not been lack
ing, however, for every day an allied
aviator takea a spin over the outer end
of the waterway.
Meanwhile the weather conditions for a
bombardment have been of the . best
There has been a uulet aca and a clear
atmosphere all along. The belief la sx
pressed her that th resumption of th
bombardment haa been delayed because.
In addition to the ships stink March U,
moat of the other vessels engaged wer
vry badly used by the Dardanelles bat
teries. Turkish officers say that th
allies are not likely to resume their
operations ss long a they are unable to
avail themselves of a fire superior to that
of March IS, which, they declare, waa
tremendous, but totally lacapablo of oop
IH$; with th situation.
Th Associated Press correspondent in
the last few daya has visited every
Dardanelles fort bombarded by the allies
on th 18th. II discovered that, notwith
standing the heavy shell fire from th
warships, th damage sustained by C
Turkish positions was unlformally slight
LONDON, March 30. A Keuter dispatch
from Athens says: -
. "Th Turk ar repairing th damage
done to th fort and concentrating troop
in Smyrna. .
Th Operations In th Dardanclle,- Bun
day, were, confined .to an. Intermittent
bombardment of several Turkish positions
In which seaplanes co-op rated. The Turk
ish reply was feeble."
Beatrice Boy Falls ' , '
! Out of His Airship
And Breaks His Leg
BEATRICE, Neb., March SO.-(Rpeclal.)
Clarence Martin, son of Mr, and Mrs.
Wllber Martin, living two miles south
of th city, fell from an airship of his
own construction and broke his leg. Th
maohlne rose to a height of thirty feet,
and as It had not been applied with a
seat Martin and his brother were cling
ing to th frame work. Martin in soma
way lost his hold and fell, breaking his
leg Just above the ankle. Ills brother
remained on th aircraft and cams down
Coroner Heed Investigated th circum
stance surrounding tho desth of John
Johnson, who hung himself Saturday
evening at th home of bis brother, nln
miles southeast of Beatrice, but did not
deem it neceaaary to hold an Inquest
Johnson formerly owned a good farm
near Kllley. He had drank heavily for
A quantity of crarkerjack which ktdgnd
lu the lung of Klder Her.ht, th lA-month-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hecht
of Klk Creek, Neb., cauaed his death at
a local hospital Sunday.
Emll Schults of this city' Monday re
ceived a letter from Fred Schlermacher,
formerly of thla city, who ' Is now em
ployed with the Merman government In
bulldlnn submarines. ,
Miss Katherlne Prnner sustained a
sever Injury to her spine snd a number
of ugly gahes about the head In a run
away in West Beatrice Sunday. Sb was
unconscious for several hours.
Give $100,000 for
Relief of Miners
NEW YORK, March JO.-Jobn D. Rock
efeller, Jr., In a telegram to the Colorado
state committee on unemployed and re
lief, announced that th Rockefoller
foundation atoodTeady to contribute tpw,
K) to relieve dUtrea among th workers
in Colorado, particularly In the mining
On March 2S the committee sent s tele
gram to Mr. Rockefeller ssylng that there
waa considerable distress In Colorado and
that although contributions had been re
ceived or pledged from various sources
the Indications were that the funds so
gathered would be Insufficient to meet
W, Mackenaia King, formerly commis
sioner of labor of Canada, but now conv
nected with the Rockefeller foundation,
la at present in Ienver. In his message
Mr. Rockefeller said that Mr. King would
represent th foundation In this matter.
HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER'
IN SYRACUSE IS DEAD
STRACl 8R. Neb.. March 30. - Special.)
Miss Helen M. Bafford. class advisor of
th class or litis, and for the last two
years a teacher in the hiah achoul nt
Syracuse, died at T o'clock last evening
rroin pneumonia. Khe had been ill for
two weeka. Tha body wss taken to her
home In Lincoln thia mornina and tha
funeral' will be held ther tomorrow. The
schools hav been closed until after th
PUT ON LID AS
Chancellor Advocates Drastic Action
to Stop Drink Traffic, Which
Interferes with Work of
EMPLOYERS FAVOR THE STEI
They Offer to Seal Wine Cellars and
Prohibit Use of Intoxicants
at Their Clubs.
SINKING LINERS CAUSES ANGER
The Day's War News
(ONST4TIori,K aar a Tark
tali aeroplane dropped1 Hmaatt
Rrltlah warship) rralala; a4al
AI.I.IKD KI.KKT haa msse far.
her aeneml attack on the Tarklak
fort I float loan, altbnnah they wer
bombarded Intermittently yester
t rKMTRTIOV 0t Kalian troop
alone; th Anatrlan frontier 1 aatdU
In ttrmn ta hav teea hesjaw.
Italian realmenta which har he a
tatlaa4 along; th Swlsa horde r
have bera seat t th Tyrol
III'SIA1 (iOVKBVMKNT aaaaaaee
that th tier man ffenslv In
northern Poland ha failed, hav.
la bB Mopped at all point
niona- h Ua west t th Kleaaen
BRADFORD, "England, March 30.
The Chamber of Commerce)
adopted tonight a resolution In favor
of total prohibition, with, compensa
tion to the holders of liquor licenses.
LONDON, March 30 Prohibition
aa drastic as that prevailing; in Rue.
sia today faces the United Kingdom.
Press discussions of tha letter seat
by David Lloyd George, the chancel
lor of the exchequer, to the Ship
Owners' federation competes success,
fully in point of Interest with the)
news of the sinking of the liner
Falaba by a German Ki.bmailVs,
with the loss of more tha i 100 lives.
Chancellor Lloyd Oeoig tn his letter
"We are' fighting Germany and Aus
tria and drink, and so far as I can ,
the greatest of t tie no tbr daadlyjng la)
drink," and added, that ho had a grow,
lng conviction that only th severest
method would be of avail la dealing with
The employers ar backing what Mr.
Lloyd Qeorg terms "Root and branch,
action," even to th extent of promlainsr
to seal their own win collars and to pro
hibit the use of intoxicants at their clubs,
while labor leaders are equally anxloua
for th Institution of sumo prohibitory
Slaklag Ship t a Bar a ladlgaatt.
. Great Britain Is smoldering In anger
over ths torpedoing by th German sub
marine of th steame.s Falaba and
Agulla, but confidence Is expressed that
th latest outburst of undersea -activity
will hav no effect oa the movement ot
Reports from Potrograd said tba cap
ture of German document show that
Fluid Marshal von Iilndenburg attached
great Importance to th German offen
sive movement In th region of th Nle
At present fielther army In Poland
aeems to be displaying any great aotlvlty,
and alt other sections ot the extended
sstern battla front seem to b waiting
th outcome of the death grapple In th
Carpathian mountalna. Ther th Aus
trlans ar stubbornly contesting every
foot gained by the lnvadera.
No news has. been received concerning;
the expected resumption of th allied
fleet's attack on the Dardanelles, but un
official report claim that th Russian
hav swept th Turkish navy from th
Sounds like highbrow talk,
doesn't itt. Yet these are soma
of the terms used by the farmer
of today in hia daily convert
It shows that scientific
fanning is progressing, that
it is on a plane with any '
other business or profession.
The farms, of the Middle
West respond wonderfully un
der the touch of the scientifia
fanner, and his pros)erity is
greater than in any other sect
lion of the United States.
Turn to the want ad sec
tion? of today's Bee, it shows
the choicest offerings of thai
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