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VOL. XLV-NO. 141
OMAHA, TUESDAY MORNING,
7, 1915 TWELVE PAGES.
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HOPE TO WOMAN
resident Telli Delegation that He
Will Take Up Matter of Fed
eral Amendment with
MUCH ENCOURAGEMENT TO THEM
Executive Says He Expects to Con
tinue to Learn as Long as
MAMMOTH PETITION IS LOST
WASHINGTON, D. C, Dec. 6.
(Women suffrage workers, undis
mayed by defeat in eastern states
last month or by the failure of the
List congress to grant equal suffrage,
took their fight again today to the
The Susan B. Anthony amendment.
Introduced and defeated for many
years, was Introduced again today in
the house by Representative Mondell
of Wyoming. A colorful and pictu
resque demonstration by suffragists
cf many states, Including a parade to
the capltol, preceded the introduc
tion. Hammolh Petition Loil.
The mammoth petition for equal suf
frage brought by Mr. Sara Bard Field
of Oregon and Mies Frances Jolllffe of
California, was lout at the last moment.
It was about 18,000 feet long and bore
approximately 600,000 names of voters In
Another petition, however, containing
several thousand names of voters in non
suffrage states, was presented to, repre
sentative Mondell on the east steps of
the capltol, and the original will be given
if it is found. It disappeared somewhere
which city it was shipped by express.
Hundreds of suffragists marched to the
outskirts of the capltol early today to
meet Mrs. Field and Mies Jolllffe who
had come from San Francisco by auto
mobile to present the petition. Shortly
before noon the procession to the capitol
began.' More than 1,000 women were in
Women Carry Banners.
A cavalry division of twelve women
dressed In suffrage colors and carrying
the Susan B. Anthony banner proclaim
ing: "We demand the passage of the Susan
B. Anthony amendment" came first. Then
followed twelve girls wearing liberty caps
to represent the silence appeal for the
vote; twelvn women representing the,
twelve enfranchised 'states; thirty-seven
women in walking" costumes representing
the thirty-seven states in which women
do not have the vote, and 100 suffrage
About a hundred congressmen stood
with Representative Mondell when he re
ceived the petition.
"Under free government," he declared
in his address from the steps, "there can
be no more important question than one
involving the suffrage rights of half the
Delegation Calls On President.
All the marchers later went' to th
White House where President Wilson re
ceived the 300 visiting sufrage leaders.
Miss Anne Martin of Nevada. sDeaklnir
ior inem congratulated the president on
his stand for suffrage. Since he could
not speak for his party on the question
she pointed out, he might speak to it;
and she asked him to do that.
The president declined to advocate nation-wide
woman suffrage In his address
to congress tomorrow, but promises to
consult congress leaders about the consti
The women earnestly besought the pres
ident to take up the subject In his address
but he steadfastly refused. Miss Martin
told him the woman suffrage movement
in the United States will never end un
til "women have been free" and asked
that the democratic party make "woman
suffrage tho paramount political issue."
Miss Jolllffe declared she spoke as a
democratic voter, who had campaigned
for the president In California.
"There IS a great fund cf gratitude and
a harvest of votes waiting for the party
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L. A. WLLblL Local l-'ortter.
SEE SESSION OPEN
Congressman Xinkaid Introduces
Bill to Guarantee National
SLOAN HOLDS HIS BILLS BACK
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON, Dec. 6. (8peciat
Telegram.) With less of the spec
tacular than generally characterises
the beginning of a new congress,
with lens posing to the galleries and
less "fuss and feathers," the first
session of the Sixty-fourth congress
got under way today in a manner
that seemed to inspire the hope ex
pressed by Speaker Clark to the
house that the congress now on the
road will go into history as a work
ing congress and not a talking con
gress. Whllo there were many strangers shout
the corridors of both the senate and
house who lncked the necessary cards
of admission to the galleries the crowds
were by no means as large as on other
opening days, probably for the reason
that tomorrow Is the "big day" when
Tresldent Wilson will deliver his message
on preparedness and suggest ways for
increasing the revenues of the govern
ment to meet the larger demands of the
nation now that "our splendid Isolation"
no longer exists.
All Kebraskams on Hand.
Every member of the Nebraska delega
tion was present when the gavsel fell
in senato and house. Representative Lo
beck arrived early this morning to par
ticipate in the organisation of the lower
branch of congress, with t which he has
been associated since the Sixty-second
congress. Ills lr.teness in arriving was
due to a death in his family which de
tained him in Omaha for several days
late rthan he planned for arrival in the
Among the first bills to go into the
"hopper" were those of Mr. Lobeck for
individual pensions for a number of per
sons in his district. He also reintroduced
his bill of the last congress providing for
the price for a site at the Union station
at Omaha for the erection of a aub
postofflce and a bill appropriating $100,000
for the erection of a boulevard between
Fort Croo kand Omaha.
National Dank Guaranty.
Judge Klnkaid of the Sixth district
took time by the forelock by introducing
a bill providing; for the guarantee of de
posits of national banks.
"This Is a serious question in our
state," said Judge Kink aid, "and one
we have to meet in the very ablest and
most farslghted manner."
Judge Klnkaid will have with him in
an official capacity Paul Martin of
Sidney, a graduate of the Cniverslty of
I Nebraska. Paul Humphrey ,- of Broken
j Bow.xlUTalso.Jbe. pajrt.qOhe; Judge1 1
; start as be has bee a since the congress
man began his duties in Washington,
loan Holds Back.
Congressman Sloan said he would not
introduce any bills for several days as
he desired thoroughly to acquaint him
self with conditions before "Jamming"
Into the "hopper" a lot of bills that might
never see the light of day.
Representative Reavis remarked that he
would "sit around for. a while" before
suggesting any new legislation and
"would mark time" until he knew his
Representative Sloan has taken apart
ments at the Washington Inn, a new
apartment house, but a short distance
away from the capltol. Judge Klnkaid
is also at the same location.
Representative Lobeck will be at the
Drlscoll until his family arrives In the
spring. His secretary, J. H. Hanley, Mrs.
Hanley and "Little Jack" have also taken
apartments at tb Drlscoll.
Mr. and Mrs. George T. Brereton of
Omaha are at the Raleigh.
William Maher, member of the execu
tive committee of the National Letter
Carriers' association, Is in Washington
on business connected with the associ
ation. One Hundred Texas
Democrats Call on
WASHINGTON, Dec. 6,-One hundred
Texas democrats who hope to secure the
next democratic convention for Dallas
shook hands today with President Wil
son and said that they wanted him for
another term In the White House.
Mayor Lindaey of Dallas and Oato
Sells, democratic national committee
man from Texas were spokesmen. Mayor
Lindsey told the president that Texas
was for him in 1916.
"Texas la bedrock" was the president's
Governor Ferguson of Texas will call
on the president tomorrow to discuss the
Mrs. Mohr, Alleged
Crook Escapes Jail
at Muscatine, la.
MUSCATINE. Ia., Dec. .-Mrs. Adam
Mohr, alias Mrs. Anna Koch, alleged
Swindler, whose operations In several
western eUtes are said to have netted
her fully 115,000. escaped from jail hers! In the aea of Marmora by a British sub
today. v j marine, it was announced In a British
She feigned sudden tUnesa. The ' official statement thla evening. A aupply
Jailer's wife left a door open as she steamer and four aalllns- veaaola al.n
ruBiiea 10 ins meaicine caDlnet on a
lower floor and the prisoner darted
through to freedom.
Mra. Mohr waa arreated at Burlington
recently charged with awindllng Rev. L.
M. Kettlecamp, a Muecatlne minister,
out of 125.
ANOTHER DEMOCRAT IS
WHIPPED IN ELECTION
PORTLAND. Me.. Dec l-Mayor Wil
liam M. Imgraham, democrat, was de
feated for re-election today fay the re
publican candidal Wllford G. Chapman.
Republican candidates for the city coun
cil carried six of the nine wards.
ONLY BABY ON THE PEACE SHIP-Mrs. N. Weibull
and her infant son, photographed a few moments before the
sailing of the Oscar II. The Weibulls are from Denver.
VILLA CHASED BY
Outlaw Being Closely Pursued by
Cavalry of Mexican Gov
ernment. MAGDALENA SCHOOLS REOPEN
NOG ALES, Ariz., Dec. 6. Fran
cisco . Villa . retreating toward CM-
t sr . ax.-
huahua.by -way of Sahuarlpa. SonQrailQwwhat promises to he- the most lm
Is being( closely pursued by Carranza
cavalry according to General Manuel
M. Dlegueg, who arrived here today
from Hermosillo to confer with Gen
The Carranza cavalry already has
General Dieguez confirmed the
surrender at Lonlchl of General
Granclsco Urbalejo, Villa's Ya qui
leader. Ills forces, it was said.
Joined those of General Dieguez and
were assigned to duty as scouts and
General Obregon Is expected to
reach Nogales tomorrow.
Carranza authorities are establish
ing a civil government In the district
south of here. Schools at Mag
dalena, Sonora, were opened today,
250 pupils being enrolled.
British Find Resting
Place in Their Flight
i.nwnnv ru. tTti Ttrtiiuh rmv in
Mesopotamla. which has been in retreat
following its defest before Bagdad has
reached Kut-El-Amar, on the Tigris, ten
miles below Bagdad without further
CONSTANTINOPLE: (Via London) Dec.
6. Capture of another British vessel,
laden with ammunition, on the Tigris by
the Turks, in following up the British re
treat from before Bagdad, is reported by
a Turkish official statement issued to
day. Teuton Submarines
at Adriatic Mouth
PARIS, Dec. 6. The presence of Aus
trian submarines at the entrance to the
Adriatic is reported in a dispatch to the
Journal from Messina, Italy, which says
that the Greek steamship Bpesai from
Blraeua was stopped at 6 o'clock Satur
day afternoon by an undersea boat fly
ing the Austrian colors.
Sunk by Submarine
LONDON, Dee. 6. The Turkish torpedo
boat destroyer Yar lilsaar has been sunk
were destroyed by the submarine on De-
cember S and 4.
The National Capital
Monday, December 8, 1015.
Met at noon and thirty-two new sen
ators sworn In.
Reconvened and adjourned at 4 SO
p. m. until Tuesday.
Met at noon.
S'l'aker Clark wsa re-elected.
The rules of the mat houses were
adopted with few chanKes. Adjourned
at 4.v6 p. in. uulU Tuesday.
1 1 in
First Day of Session of Congress is
Confined to Organization and
Introduction of Bills.
PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE TUESDAY
WASHINGTON, D. C, Dec. 6.
Congress reassembled at noon today
portant and historic session of a gen
Proceedings in both house and
senate were brief, being confined en
tirely to organization and formal in
tioductlon of some bills and resolu
tions. In accordance with custom
both soon adjourned and sent a com
mittee to formally notify President
Wilson that congress was in session.
Tomorrow the r I work of the ses
sion begins, when resident Wilson de
livers his annual address to a Joint ses
sion assembled In the halt of the house.
Speaker Clark Re-Klected.
Speaker Clark was re-elected and sworn
In amid cheers from the floor and gal
In the senate the organization was per
fected by the re-election of Senator
Clarke of Arkansas as president pro
tempore. Vice President Marshall was
not in tho chair for the opening.
In his opening address to the house the
speaker paid tribute to Republican Leader
Mann and predicted a practically con
tinuous session hereafter.
"I am profoundly grateful to you for
the high honor of the speakership, thrice
conferred by your friendship and par-
tiallty." he said, " l man me aemo-
crat t0T tnclr Personal good will, which
(Continued on Page Two, Column One.)
The Day's War News
KMKllMKM' OP Hnaalan army
rlaaa of 10 IT neat year la ordered
In an Imperial ukase issued In
SERBIANS HETIKIXO from Mon
astlr have aralved at leva;ll to
Join the French troops nnder --".-era
1 Harrall, an Athens dispatch
M. VK IZKI.OS, former premier of
tireece. Issued a manifesto on No
vember 21 advlalna- the national
liberal party which he heads to
abstain from voting; In the pomlnar
elections and ebaralnaT virtual
suppression of the constitutional
regime In the dlssoluton of the
FHANCK Will. INSIST oa restora
tion of Alsace and Lorraine and
Teutonic withdrawal from Uri
el am and Serbia as requisites of
peace, declares Albert Thomas,
French under secretary of war.
Do It Now
Prepare your lists of
purchases and range
of prices in advance
at home from the
in The Dee
U. S. WON'T TELL
WHY PAPEN AND
BOY-ED MUST GO
Washington Will Refuse to Go Into
Questions of Fact Regarding
Request for Their Dis
missal. BERNSTORFF ASKS REASONS
German Ambassador Wants to Enow
Why Recall of Military and
Naval Attaches is Desired.
CONTRARY TO ALL PRECEDENTS
WASHINGTON, Doc. 6. Later
today the State department received
another inquiry on the reason for the
recall of German attaches from the
nerlln forcifru orflce, transmitted by
Ambassador Gerard. It was made
known officially here that the Vnlted
States would decline to co into the
questions of fact on the subject and
would not dlarlor.o the sources of its
information which lead to Its request.
It is known that state department
officials are of the opinion that
should Germany decline to ask for
safe conducts, the ataches may have
to leave the country without them.
It was pointed out that the men
could with safety proceed to Mexico.
To attempt to reach Germany without
safe conducts would be an extremely
hazardous undertaking. The depart
ment does not consider itself bound
to get their successors here.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Dec. 6.
Count von Bernstorff today presented
to the 8tate department a communi
cation asking for the reasons for the
request of the withdrawal of Cap
tain Boy-Ed and Captain von Papen,
the German naval and military at
It was stated authoritatively,
though not in the communication,
that the ambassador would under no
consideration ask the United States
to get safe conduct for the attaches.
The German government was repre
sented as considering it incumbent
upon the United States to return the
attaches la safety to German territory
and bring their successors here.
Position Taken by Kaiser,
Bhould It develop from ' tho Etata de
partment's answar that other" weidnrOs
than the Archibald case and the testi
mony at the trial of the conspirator ef
the Hamburg-American line were consid
ered by the I'nited States In asking that
the attaches be withdrawn, Germany will
contest the withdrawals.-
Should the department reply that those
two incidents alone were responsible, the
withdrawal will take place without fur
ther inquiry or protest.
The embassy was represented as con
sidering that it and the attaches stand
before the bar of public opinion. In such
circumstance the understanding is that
the embassy will deny that the attaches
have in any way been connected with
j anything other than the Archibald In
cident and the Hamburg-American case.
Contrary to Precedents.
All thla action is considered by officials
of the Rtate department to be contrary
to precedents of diplomatic procedure.
Under all diplomatic usage, it Is only
necessary for the United Btatee to indi
cate to Germany that the attaches are
persona non grata and It ia not neces
sary to give a reason for asking their
Captain Boy-Ed and Captain von Papen
were in Washington today and conferred
several times with Count von Bernstorff.
. Warrant for Crowley.
BAN PRANCIMCO, Cel., Doc. S.-A
warrant waa Issued today for the re
arrest of Charles C. Crowley on a charge
of attempting to destroy commerce with
the allies. Crowley la charged Jointly
with Baron George Wllhelm von Brlncken,
who waa arrested Saturday night, but no
wrarrant was Issued ther. for Crowley
! was out under S6,IXU bond on a charge of
conspiring to destroy vessels.
Additional bait of K.0U0 will be asked
on the second charge against Crowley,
John W. Preston, United Htates district
George A. McGowan, father-in-law of
Von Brlncken and his attorney, said
'.oday that Von Brlncken was attached to
the German cosulate here.
Three witnesses in the case against
Crowley were here today, ready to ap
pear before the federal grand Jury. Lewis
Boyle, a allot, and It. L. Harris, a stoker,
came here from Seattle to identify Crow
ley as a man who went" on board tha
steamer Bnoqualmle an hour after tha
explosion of a barge load of explosives
in the Seattle harbor last May, federal
officers said. It waa alleged Crowley
represented himself aa a federal ag'nt.
Hamer Once More
Out for Treasurer
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Dec. S. (Special Telegram.)
Franklin C Hamer of Omaha, secured
filing blanks of the secretary of atata
thla afternoon and will file for tha re
publican nomination for atato treasurer,
Mr. Hamer has twice before been a
candidate for the position, the first time
being defeated by Walter A. Geerga for
the republican nomination, and at tha last
election, was defeated by George Hall,
democrat, present treasurer, for the elec
tion. Bernstorff Denies
Activity in Mexico
WASHINGTON. Dec. S.-Count von
Bernbtorff, the German ambassador, to
day made emphatic denial of reports that
Germany or German official agents had
1 teen concerned In recent attempts to set
up a counter revolution in Mexico.
Two German attaches of
foreign office whose recall
Washington has requested,
for which act no reason is
given kaiser's ambassador.
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Mrs. Happy Van Wyck
Benner Again Seeks
Divorce from Mate
NEW YORK, Deo. .-(Speclal Tele
gram.) If It Is a woman's perogatlve to
change her mind once, she can do tt
twloa.' Tills Is evidently, the' view of
Mrs, Happy Theodora Van Wyck Banner,
daughter of the lata Senator Charles Van
Wyck of Nebraska! . . .
She surprised her husband, Fernando
Walt Benner, a real estate operator, in
1S0B by seeking a divorce in Omaha.
The first , change of mind caused the
suit to be dropped, but tha second brings
the Institution of a second suit, also in
Nebraska. ' ;
Charles Swanson, a lawyer' of this city,
has been commissioned to take testimony
here and will examine the defendant and
Mrs. Benner also had a change of mind
in 11)01, when at the altar she Jilted a
Washington clerk and later married
Tha grounds for the new suit are not
atated in the papera.
Iowa Man Suggested
As Head of Demos'
WASHINGTON, Deo. S.-W. W. Marsh,
democratic national committeeman . of
Iowa was brought forward today as a
likely selection of the democratic national
committee to succeed Rolla Wells of Mis
souri who will resign when the committee
meets here tomorrow. Mr. Marsh re
cently aucceeded Martin J. Wade as na
tional committeeman from Iowa.
trV& 5Vv;i i
V y I.
Would Transfer Case
of Hocking to London
HALIFAX, K. S., Dec. S.-An applica
tion was made In the admiralty court
here today as a result of a cable mes
sage from Andrew Bonar Law, HiitUh
secretary of state for tha colonies, to
have the casea of the American steamer
Hocking and the Dutch steamer Ham
born transferred to England. Judge
Drysdala continued tha matter for two
An application for an appeal to tha
privy council In the case of tha Hamborn
The Hocking, owned by tho American
Transatlantic company, and tha Ham
born were ae'sed by British cruisers and
brought here by prlxe crews, aa Great
Britain contended both vessels were
actually owned by Germans.
TO MEET VIEWS
Diplomatic Situation in the Balkan.
Remains Undeveloped Despite
the Reports of Successful
TLOVmmA STILL WAVESTJCr
Russian Army Lonz Poised for
Action Remains in Own Terri
tory Near Frontier.
GREEK GOVERNMENT 0PTTMISTI0
LONDON, Dec. 6. No solution has
et been reached of affairs in the Bal
ksns. Russian troops, though long
poised for action near the frontier of
r.oumanla, have not yet, so far as la
known, left their own territory. Rou.
mania's policy still is one of waver
ing and the Greek situation, despite
diplomatic parleys and all sorts of re
ports of a successful settlement, re
According to latest reports from
Athens, both the entente group of
rowers r.d the Greek government are
holding their ground the entente re
Iterating its demands and Greece re
fusing to make concessions Inconsis
tent with Its sovereign rights.
An offlclat communication has been
issued at Athena to tha effect that the
Greek press does not represent the views
of the Hellenic government, which is said
to be optlmtxtlo regarding a successful
settlement, but the ground for this op
timism, which has failed to Impress the
newspapers and public either at Athena
or in London is not given.
Skonlondls area Klnsr.
Piemlrr Fkouloudla again conferred
yesterday with King Constantino, who
afterwards received the French minister
to Greece, discussing the situation at
Elnce most of the questions pending,
says neuter's correspondent at Athens,
are of a military nature, the impression
is general that their solution depends
upon the decisions of the war council at
The war council in Paris on Saturday.
Italy's adhesion to the pact of London,
agreeing not conclude a separate peace,
and the arrival in Faris of General Porro,
second In command of the Italian army,
are regarded here ad gratifying signs of
the increasing solidarity of the entente
allies, and it Is hoped by the British
publlo that thla eloser union will soon
bear fruit la a mere energetic Balkan
. campaign. .... . - , wwnnnim 1 ....
''" nnlsmrlnuS Pursue Serbs.
- The Bulgarians announce a further pur
suit of Serbian forces through Albanian
territory. The retreat of the Serbians Is
reported to have assumed the character
of a precipitate fligh along the Bell
Drlnl river towards Scutari. Further
north tha Austrians report that the Mon
tenegrins fighting on their frontier have
been repulsed after offering violent re
sistance. On the other fronts only sporadlo artlU
lery duels and small engagements of local
Importance are reported.
Vealselua Attacks Government. .
PA RIB, , Dee. . Kllpherious Venlselos,
ex-premier of Qrloece, has Issued a man
ifesto addressed In tha name of the lib
eral party to the people f his country, ad
vising abstention from voting In tha
forthcoming general elections. Tha man
ifesto waa Issued November SL but Its
transmission by telegraph was prevented
by the Greek government and It reached
Paris today by mall.
The manifesto calls attention, to the
fact that the International crisis waa
brought about solely by the wresting oC
power from those to whom the people
had confided in at the last election.
"Day by day," says M. Venlselos, "the
constitution la deformed Into a simple
scrap ot paper and wa find ourselves at
present in a deviation from eur policies
amounting to suppression of the consti
s E-Premler - Venlselos points out what
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