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VOL. XLVI. NO. 187.
OMAHA, TUESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 23, 1917-TWELVE -PAGES.
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NEW HONORS FOR GRAYSON
62 HORSES BURN;
DOOM HOME LOST
Home pf Harry Doorly of the
Destroyed by Early
TIME FOR U.S. TO
SPEAK ON PEACE,
Executive Tells Senate Attitude
Toward World Movement
Should Be Stated
BRITISH CRUISER WHICH SANK GERMAN SEA RAIDER One of the fifteen allied
warships which have been searching for the Teuton commerce destroyer, now reported to
have been sent to the bottom.
SKY LAWS VALID
. Highest Tribunal Upholds Con
stitutionality of Measures
Regulating Sale of Securi
ties in 26 States.
CASE FROM SOUTH DAKOTA
This Decision Asserts States
Have Right to Legislate to
Bar Quick Rich Schemes.
M'REYNOLDS ' IN DISSENT
Washington, Jan. 22. So-ualled blue
sky laws of Ohio, Michigan and South
Dakota, regulating the'' sale of securi
ties and designed to bar get-rich-,
quick schemes were upheld as consti
tutional by the supreme court today
in far-reaching decisions affecting
similar laws in twenty-six states.
Justice McKenna handed down the
opinions of the court to which Justice
McReynolds alone dissented. They
admit that such statutes may curb
and burden legitimate business, but
hold that the interests of legitimate
business are not paramount to the
police power of states to protect their
citizens from fraud. Federal court
injunctions suspending enforcement
of the laws arc dissolved. i
Wickersham Attacks Law.
The laws do not attempt to pro
hibit unwise investments, but give
state authorities, through, security
commissions or banking superintend
ents authority to forbid sale within
stale borders of securities which of
ficials believe would result in fraud
upon investors. The Michigan and
South Dakota statutes were patterned
.upon the "Model" blue sky bill drafted
by the National Association of Attor-,
neys General, which is the model for
the laws of several other states.
That securities arc instrumentalities
of commerce and, as such, exempt
from state regulation and subject only
to national supervision, was the prin
cipal contention of bankers, stock
salesmen and corporations attacking
the laws. The Investment Bankers"
. association of America, through for
mer Attorney General Wickersham,
appeared in the litigation attacking
Case of Morleys.
' Sioux City, la., Jan. 22. The test
of the South Dakota blue sky law
by the United States district attorney
in South Dakota followed the arraign
ment of William Morley and Harley
. Morley .of Sioux City for alleged vio
Jation -of- the law. The Morleys, as
promote of a stock yards company
at Sioux Falls, sold stock in the cor
poration. It' was charged that the
1 stock had not received the approval
of the state "blue sky" commission.
In the United States court at Sioux
Falls the "blue sky" law was held
unconstitutional, and the district at
torney appealed the case to the su
preme court. Later the Morleys were
arraigned in the federal court at Sioux
City before Judge Henry T. Reed on
a charge of using the United tSates
mails to defraud. This case was
ordered taken from the jury by the
judge, with instructions to order the
discharge of the Morleys.
What the next steo in the rase
will be is not known. It will be up'
to tne district attorney at bioux
Falls to decide whether the Morleys
will be rearrested on the old charge
of violating the blue sky statute.-
Disallow Claim Filed
In Behalf of Wife's Heirs
Attorneys for the administrators of
the estates of the late John Schwict-
' cnberg, who killed his wife, Alice
Schwictcnbcrg, and then took his own
life on October 15,. 1915, and the late
Mrs. Schwictenberg, have agreed to
disallow the $10,000 claim against the
" husband's estate which Harley G.
Moorhead, present election commis
sioner, .filed in behalf of the heirs of
the wife. A copy of the will filed for
probate with the county court was
previously disallowed. The estate of
the wife was small. Schwictenberg
left considerable property.
For Nebranka Unsettled with riBlng tein
licriiturv. Temper&turfs at Omaha Ytttrday.
Comparative tarsi KceoiflN.
1917. 1910. 1915. 1914.
lllslif-.n yrstpnlay. . 4 46 8 .14
J)-6al yeHterday... 10 294 17
' Mean 'temperature., .00 .00 .04 ,01
Mean temperature... a 28 4 'gg
Precipitation 00 .00 .04 .01
Tr.mperature and precipitation departures
from the normal at Omaha atnee March 1,
and romparod with, the laat two years: '
Normal temperature 20
IWtelency lor the 23
Total excess since March 1 213
Normal precipitation 01 inch
lricleney for the.day 01 Inch
Total rainfall since March l.. .17.28 inches
Deficiency slnoe March 1 12. 41 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period, 1916. 1.75 Inches
Deficiency for oor. period, 1914. 2.72 Inches
Report Pram Stations at 7. p. M.
Station and Stale . Tomp. Utah- Raln-
of weather. 7 p. m.
Cheyenne, cloudy 14
Davenport, cloar 4
Tenver, part cloudy..-. 10
t)es Molnea, clear..'... 2
Dodre City, clear 12
Lander, clear 4
North Platte, clear.... 8
Omaha, clear 2
fueblo. clear 24
Itapld City, etoudy'. . . . 11'
halt Lake City, cloudy. IX
Sanaa Pe, Clear -18
Kl-eridan, clear 20
Valentine, clear 4
f?j 6 a. m 8
g 7 . in 9
0 R- m 10 1
l 11 a. m 6
1 p. m,... i
3 p. m 3
J 4 p. m . . , i . : 4
tt p. m 3
It ;:;::::.: I
"T" .Indicates, trace of precipitation."
Indicates below sero.
1 A. WELSH. Meteorologist.
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DR T CARY GRAYSON. .
( tneRis mt. wash
It has been a long time since the
personnel of the navy has been so
disturbed as it is today over the ad
vancement of Dr. T. Cary Grayson,
personal physician to President Wil
son, over the heads of 114 medical
officers. President Wilson nominated
him for the position, of medical di
rector with the rank of rear admiral,
one of the two highest positions in
the medical service of the United
States navy. It is probable that the
nomination will meet with strenuous
opposition in the senate. Army and
naVy circles have not been so upset
since President Roosevelt elevated
Leonard Wood in somewhat similar
fashion over the heads of higher
ranking officers of greater experience.
TEN BELOW, BUT THE
Severe Storm. Which Raged
Over Northwest Sunday
Spends Its Fury.
CLEAR NOW IN THE WEST
SOME COI.D SPOTS.
Blmarrk. N. D..-S6I North Flattr, Nb.-S0
Oulntli, Minn -!0pirre. 8. 1) -20
FlacataC, Aril 14 Kpld City, K. I. ..-!2
Havre, Mont -26!Shrrldan, WTO.....-S2
Helena, Mont ,-lftjYalentine, Neh....-tS
Huron, S. I) -l WIIINton, N. D S6
Lander, Wyn -M Yellow.ton Fark..-t0
MUea City, Mont. .-24. St. Paul. Minn 12
Moorhead, Minn. ..-MjStoux City, la -14
. -Denote below sero
The cold wave has been broken.
' The temperature in Omaha at 7
-- o'clock last night was four de
grees above zero, having risen
one degree after a steady drop ,
lor a few hours previously.
All Saturday night, Sunday and a
greater portion of Sunday night
northern Nebraska, Wyoming, north?
ern Colorado, South Dakota, Minne
sota and northern Iowa were firmly
held in the most severe blizzard that
has been experienced in twenty years.
However, the weather has cleared an J
it is now cpld.
It was cold in Omaha Monday morn
ing, the official reading being 10 de
grees below at 8 o'clock. This was
not a marker, though to some weather
that was reported. The Burlington
located a temperature of 60 degrees
belong in the Jackson Hole country
of Wyoming, while out along the line
through to Casper and beyond 30 to
36 below was the rule. At Valentine,
this state, the temperature reached
22 degrees below, it being the coldest
Nebraska point, though at North
Platte and Sidney it was but two de
grees warmer. It was 15 to 18 be
low all through the northern portion
of the state and 2 to 14 below in the
eastern and southern sections.
The wind that blew a gale all Sun
day and Sunday night has calmed
down, breaking the weather into just
the ordinary severe variety. The cold,
however, is not confined to any par
ticular section, as it extends all the
way from the Rocky mountains east
and' far beyond Chicago and from
North Dakota down into central
Texas, where freezing temperature
I The heavy fall of snow over- the
I country to the north and west f
I Omaha has sort of demoralized the
i railroad business. Freight trains are
either annulled or are working along
slowly, while passenger trains are
running as a rule at from one to four
hours behind schedules. North and
northwest of Omaha the railroads!
have fared still worse. The trains
from Wyoming are four to six hours
late, while those from the north are
. While advices have not been re
ceived from the range country, the
opinion of the railroad live stock men
is that the losses among the sheep
and cattle men will be heavy. Feed
has become scarce and this snow, it
! is asserted, has buried the range o
such a depth that animals will not
be able to dig down to the grass. The
sleet that was general over eastern
Nebraska, however, did not extend
into the western part of the state and
over Wyoming and this fact tends to
brighten the outlook to -some extent.
.South Dakota Trains Abandoned.
St. Paul, Minn,, Jan. 22. St. Paul
and the northwest are busy today
digging themselves from beneath
snow, as the result of one of the
heaviest snowstorms in the last twen
ty years. Minnesota, Wisconsin and
South and North Dakota were cov
ered by snow from two to seventeen
A wind, at one time reaching a ve
locity of forty-two miles an hour,
piled the snow into drifts, which
caused all traffic to be greatly im
peded. On railroads in Sooth Da
kota train schedules were cancelled
and some trains aj-- still stalled in
the great banks of snow. All trains
into this point are hours late and a
drop of temperature has added to
the difficulties oi the railroads
KOUSE AND CONTENTS BU1
Occupants Flee in NightV .
Mercury Ten Belr"
Fire of unknown origin destroyed
the home of Harry Doorly. business
manager of the World-Herald, 131
South Thirty-ninth street early this
. Mr. Doorly was awakened at 6 i
m. by the smell of smoke, which al
most completely filled his room. He
hurriedly notified his wife, three chil
dren, Gilbert, Katlierine and Mar
garet, and Miss Anna Bojirke of
Washington, D. C, who is visiting the
Doorlys, and they aH rushed in their
night clothes out in the cold to take
refuge in the home of William Stull,
The fire started Sn the basement
Sometime between S a. m. and 6 a. m.
Henry Himpe, man servant employed
by Mr. Doorly, had fixed the furnace
fire at the former hour and all was
safe and snug at that time.
No Chance for Building.
When Mr. Doorly detected the
blaze it had made sufficient headway
to fill almost the entire house with
smoke and when the fire department
arrived flames were bursting forth
from all quarters. Several streams'
of water were played on the fire, but
the flames had gained a foothold be
tween the walls and could not be
extinguished. After an hot of fight
ing the firemen gave up all hope of
saving the building. They continued,
however, to play the water on the
burning dwelling all morning.
No effort was made to save any of
the furniture, fixtures or other con
tents of the home. When the fire
men arrived flames occupied the en
tire first floor and it was impossible
to enter the building. It was not
until after two hours of fighting the
flames that the firemen could get into
the house to string their hose inside
and all the contents had been de
stroyed by that time. Even the per
sonal effects of the household were
The house was a two-story and a
half frame dwelling and contained
twenty' rooms. It was one of the
most splendidly furnished homes in
Omaha. The woodwork was solid
cherry and mahogany and the furni-;
ture and draperies were costly. It it
believed the loss, may exceed $20,000.
The building was valued at $35,000
by Mr. Doorly and was insured for
$20,000. The value of the contents
was first placed at $5,000, but the
loss may be greater as the house con
tained the accumulation of many
? fears. Mr. Doorly purchased the
lome two years ago of A. T. Aus
tin. Loses Her Wardrobe,
Only a' few jewels and part of Miss
Annie Bourke's wardrobe, which had
not yet been unpacked, were saved
from the fire. Miss Bourke arrived
only Sunday morning from Philadel
phia to take part with Mr. and Mrs.
Doorly in Hn amateur theatrical for
the-Henefit of the French war relief
fund next month. The first rehearsal
for the play, in which other prominent
Omahans will take part, was held at
the Doorly home Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Doorly and little Katlierine
arc at the Daniel Baum home; Miss
Bourke at Mrs. Barton "illard's, and
little Gilbert Doorly and thcibaby,
Peggie, with a nurse, at the William
Stull home, next door, where the
family and servants took refuge from
the tire. All were suffering from the
shock and exposure at noon.
HandicapcU by temperatures which
ranged from a few points above to
several below zero, and consequent
frozen hydrants, icy streets and other
unfavorable condition's. Omaha's fire
department Sunday night experienced
on of the most strenuous nights in its
Between the -hours of 6 o'clock
Sunday night and 11 Monday sixteen
alarms, one of which was a second
alarm and another a special duty
alarm, were answered and fourteen
fires, the losses from which ranged
from practically nothing to as high
as $65,000, were fought and overcome.
As a result several firemen suffered
frost-bitten ears, hands and feet and
practically every fire-fighter in the
city is exhausted because of hard
work antL lack of sleep and rest.
None, however, was killed or injured
seriously, although several had nar
row escapes. Work at the office of
the fire chief also has piled up and
at noon official reports could not be
had on any of the fires.
Sixty-Two Horses Kilted.
Flames which broke out at 3:41
o'clock Monday morning in a livery
stable owned by Levi & Gorman, 2721
Leavenworth street, caused the
greatest damage, roughly estimated to
be in the neighborhood of $65,000.
Sixty-two head of horses, forty-nine
of which were owned by the stable
and thirteen of which were boarders,
were cremated in the fire and three
hearses and twelve automobiles were
destroyed, while the building, -which
covered a .quarter of a block, was
completely gutted. In addition to
this 600 bushels of oats, sixty-five
tons of hay and several buggies and
wagons were burned. The loss, how
ever, is almost fully covered by in
surance. Fire department officials who in
vestigated the fire are at a loss to
know how it started unless from an
overheated stove in the harness
room. Three rrcn were asleep in the
office at the time, but all escaped just
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Senators Ppt Over
Another by Moriarty Gives Four
Year Terms to County
AS TO TWO-CENT FARE LAW
(Prom a Staff Correspondent.)
Lincoln, Jan. 22. (Special.) The
senate met this afternoon, introduced
a bunch of bills, put over consideration
of the prohibition resolution relating
to the shipping of wet liquors into, dry
states and then adjourned until 10
o'clock tomorrow niorning.
One bill permits equal suffrage ex
cept as to United States senators and
representatives and all federal consti
Moriarty of Douglas wants a four
year term for county officers with
county treasurers restricted to one
term. This-is provided for in Senate
File No. 80. Another bill gives sher
iffs and chiefs of police authority to
issue permits for carrying revolvers.
Provision that state funds be placed
in banks under competitive bids, and
not distributed at the discretion of
the state treasurer as he sees fit, is
American Forces Quit Southern
Outposts on Their Way to
NO ORDER, SATS FUNSTON
Juarez, Jan. 22. American troops
of the punitive expedition were
inarching from El Valle to Colouia
Dublan today, according to a message
received from Casas Grandes at 2
o'clock this afternoon. These troops
were expected to rech Colonia Dub
lin, where they will go into camp for
a rest before proceeding toward the
border, the message added.
This message also stated that a
force of American troops left
Colonia Dublan early today proceed
ing north on the communication line
to establish a temporary field base
for the expedition when it starts on
its inarch to the border at Columbus,
N. M. This march was believed here
to have been the first movement of
the punitive expedition toward the
border from the field headquarters.
Start Moving at Dawn.
The El Valle garrison, it was re
proximatcly 2,500 men, started moving
at dawn yesterday morning, accord
ing to messages received here from
Casas Graniles today.
Ninety motor trucks, which passed
Casas Grandes Friday for El Valle
were reported to have been loaded
with infantry troops and to have
started toward Colonia Dublan with
the cavalry troops, guarding them, ac
cording to this same reliable source.
Food supplies for the soldiers and
feed for the cavalry horses were sent
north from field headquarters at
Colonia Dublan early today, according
to these messages, which have been
received from Casas Grandes. These
supplies will be left at the temporary
field base somewhere north of Colonia
Dublan for the use ( of the men and
horses, when they start northward
from field headquarters.
The Fl Valle garrisop.it was re
ported here, would proceed north to
ward the border tomorrow after
resting in Colonia Dublan tonight.
They were in heavy marching order
and will probably lead General I'ersh
ing's column to the border. .
Carranza Consulate Hears.
El Paso, Tex.. Jan. 22 Informa
tion was received at the Carranza
consulate here late today from
Mexico, saying the American punitive
expedition had begun its movement
from El Valle toward the border.
The general movement of Ameri
can troops toward Columbus, N. M..
from Colonia Dublan, the field base,
is expected to be under way within the
next twenty-four hours, it was said at
the consulate. This information it
was - said, was considered very re
liable. Not Begun, Says Funston.
San Antonio, Tex., Jan. 22. This
afternoon General Funston denied
mat the withdrawal ot the Pershing
expedition had been started. At 4 attack by the British on the German
o'clock the following statement was lines near Lens is announced in to
issued: . . day's ' German army headquarters
Ainencati troops in Mexico will
not start back toward the border
without orders, and orders have not
Jean Crones Reported to
Have Been at Chicago
Chicago, Jan. 22. Police today
were investigating a rumor, attributed
to friends of Jean Crones, that ie
attenilcrl a masquerade ball, given
tinder the auspices of the Workers'
Institute .of Chicago, Satuday last.
on Equal Suffrage
made in Senate File No. 75, intro-
uiucu in me scnaicliy .i-naiur nusiici-
of Kimball and Adams of Dawes
Basetl on the Ohio law, it re
quires that the state treasurer call for
bids the first Monday in July, for the
two years, and oil these bids he de
termines one or more active deposi
tories in Omaha and Lincoln.
No bank can have more than the
amount of its capital stock and no
more regardless of capital stock than
$100,000. Its originators point to the
fact that in Ohio the prevailing rate
has gone from 3 to 4 per cent. The
average funds in Nebraska on de
posit the last two years have been
$1,250,000. The saving in interest
would be $25,000, under the new plan.
Senator Beal of Custer would make
the 2-cent fare law discretionary
with the Nebraska Railway, commis
sion, in Senate File No. 98. The idea
of the bill is to allow smaller roads
with meager business to charge a
higher rate, on a showing that the
existing rate was not remunerative.
It is calculated to apply to roads in
newly developed territory. The act
still allows the legislature to fix the
rate. It also provides that the bag
gage rate be raised from 150. pounds
to 200. pounds, "
IS REPORTED SUNK
Cruiser Glasgow Said to Have
Destroyed German Sea
Rover Off Para.
NO DETAILS ARE GIVEN
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jan. 22.
La Frensa publishes a dispatch from
Rio Janeiro saying that, according to
a cablegram received at Periiambuco,
the British cruiser Glasgow has
sunk a Gcrnfen commerce raider 130
miles off I'ara. No details are given.
Verified reports were received to
day in maritime circles at Monte
video, Uruguay, that the German
cruiser Viueta had been sighted at
sea off Baliia Blanca, Argentina,
Early reports of the raid of a Ger
man commerce destroyer in the south
Atlantic ocean stated that the uniden-
! titled raider might be the Vineta, but
this has not been confirmed.
Inquiry About Americans.
Washington, Jan. 22. Inquiry has
been made of Germany as to whether
there were any Americans among the
the 103 neutral sailors brought in as
prisoners of war on the German prize
Yarrowdalc for having taken passage
on armed merchantmen. The inquiry
was made entirely on press reports
and, not on any official information
which has come to the State depart
ment. Report Not Confirmed,
Rio Janiero, Brazil, Jan. 22. The
minister of marine said today that lie
had received no confirmation of the
report that the' British cruiser Glas
gow had sunk a German commerce
raitler, and that he did not credit it.
The minister said he had reason to
believe that the two merchant ves
sels and two auxiliaries reported as
having been sighted off the northern
coast of Brazil were British vessels
which were operating outside terri
torial waters. Earlier press reports
were to the effect that these vessels,
some of which were said to be flying
the American flag, were German
Sees Unidentified U-Boat.
I'ensacola, Fla., Jan. 22. An uni
dentified submarine going south
passed within 100 yards of the fishing
schooner Virginia in the gulf of
Mexico, about 200 miles south of
I'ensacola the niorning of January
15, according to a report made by
Captain rrcd 1'reuerickscn ot the Vir
ginia on his arrival here today.
Berlin and Paris
On Western Front
Paris. Jan. 22. Two attacks were
lado by the Germans last night on
tht- Verdun front on the right bank
of the Meuse. Today's official an
nouncement says they were driven
back each time by the French fire.
Berlin, Jan. 22. (By Wireless to
I Savville.) The repulse of a minor"
statement regarding operations on the
Lively skirmishing has been in
progress along the Roumanian front,
according' to today's army headquar
ters announcement. In the Putna
valley area on the Moldavian western
front the Russians attacked the Ger
man advance line, but were repulsed.
Night raids in the Riga region, in
which the Russians were repulsed,
are the only developments on the
Russian front reportctl in today's
army hcadquartcr's statement.
SLAYER OF OFFICER
CONFESSES TO DEED
Mexican Makes Sighed State
ment Admitting: Murder of
SAYS HE FIRED FOUR SHOTS
Evidence against Nacaris Peres
Romero, a Mexican who shot and
killed Cornelius Cross, Northwestern
special agent, early Sunday in the
Northwestern yards, was clinched
yesterday when the murderer made
a signed statement in .the presence1
of detectives and newspaper men in
which he admitted that he killed the
Romero said that he and Julian
Lopez and Mignet Aquirre, went to
the yards Saturday night at midnight
to rob a merchandise car. He said
that they were surprised by Cross,
who caught him in the box car. He
fired one shot at Cross from the car,
he said, and then jumped close to
the ground and ran. Cross shot hhn
in the hip, Romero stated, and he
then turned and fired three more bul
lets. All of them took effect.
Lopez and Aquirre corroborated,
In a raid on a Capitol avenue board
ing house a score of prisoners we're
taken, and box car loot estimated to
be worth $500 was recovered.
Paul O'Leary, 16-year-old rail boy
employed by the railroad, was with
Cross at the time of the tragedy,
The youth had obtained a good
look at the man Cross (truck with
the gun, however, and when he saw
Aguirro, he positively identified him.
The killing took place, at about 2
o'clock in the morning, and within
a few minutes, nearly fifty police and
railroad detectives were searching the
river bottom sections for Mexicans
answering - the description given by
Young O'Leary accompanied W. T.
Dineen, chief special agent for the
Northwestern in the hunt, and was
the first to see Aguirro. l
The house was immediately sur
rounded, and when officers broke in,
all three men were found together,
talking with other Mexicans. .No re
sistence was offered, principally be
cause the police entered with drawn
pistols, prepared for a battle.
Find An Arsenal.
When the men taken in the raid
were searched at headquarters, a col
lection of knives, daggers and guns
large enough to fit a punitive expedi
tion, were taken from them.
In the house were found bundles of
merchandise, all identified as stolen
from cars. This included expensive
rugs, dry goods, silks, clothing, shoes
and medicines. The gun taken from
the dead officer was not found.
"I want to compliment Chief of
Detectives Maloney for the manner in
which this case was handled," de
clared W. T. Dineen, chief special
agent for the Northwestern.
The officers who made the raid
were led by Mr. Dineen and consisted
of Detectives Brinkman, Unger, Barta,
Walker, Gaughn, Murphy, Rooney,
Lahey, Pipkin, Sutton and, Cunning
ham, Policemen Woods and Krcbs
and Chief Special Agent Lowell of
the Union Pacific, Special Agent Cash
man of the Union Pacific, Special
Agent Palmtag of the Missouri Pa
cific and Special Agent Lahey of the
Cross Young Man.
Cross was 23 years old, and unmar
ried. He lived with his father and
grandparents at 2806 Binuey, and had
been employed by the Northwestern
only three months. Previous to that
he had been employed by the Missouri
Pacific. 'On the first day of his em
ployment with the Missouri Pacific,
lie encountered two highwaymen and
engaged them in a pistol duel, result
ing in the wounding and capture of
D0.,'- , , . ,.. , ,
He had a splendid record as an of-
ficer and was highly regarded for his
bravery and efficiency by Ins superiors,
No funeral arrangements have been
",aile vcl- !
Fifth Regiment Coming !
Back From the Border
tProdi a Stuff f'orrpnpondpnt.1
Lincoln. Jan. 22. (Special.) The
1 orders of General Funston relating
! to the return of Nebraska troops in-
I elude the entire hiftli Nebraska regi
nu-nt and all the Nebraska men on
tin1 hnrner. aav lllp nfiirr m th. Ma I
tional Guard here. As the order was I
first received without time for cor-'
roborating the information, it ap-
peared as if only the two detached I
companies were ordered back. ' !
Guarsdman Accidentally 7"
Killed While On Parade,
El Paso, Jan. 22. As he stood at
attention while the regimental band
played "The Star Spangled Banner" :
at retreat late today in the Fourth
Ohio camp Private Harry L. Baker
of Marietta. O., was shot and almost '
instantly killed when the rifle of one j
of his comrades was discharged. A '
corporal of the dead guardsman's
company is being held pending an
BIG PROBLEM TO SOLVE
Terms Which End Present. War
Will Have Important Bear
ing Upon Situation.
SEAS MUST BE MADE FBEE
Washington, Jan. . 22. President
Wilson in a personal address to the
senate today" laid down the question
of whether the United States shall de
part from its traditional policy of iso
lation and no entangling alliances and
take part in a world league to pre
serve peace after the war.
Such a history-making event with
such far-reaching possibilities to the
United States probably ever had
been seen in the senate chamber.
Shattering precedent ot more tnan
century, the president, regarding
the senate with its treatv-makmg
power as his counsellor in foreign af
fairs, explained why he believed the
time had come tor tne worm to Know
America's position and discussed the
underlying causes on which he be-
lieves a permanent peace of the world
can be maintained.
While President Wilson was speak- ,
ing directly to the senators, after the
manner of Washington, Madison and
Adams, his address was in the hands
of all foreign governments or on its
way to them.
Would Abandon Precedent.
In the background of the fundamen
tal proposition of whether the United
States should change the foreign
policy laid down by Washington and
carried out by a long line of presi
dents, was the possibility that out of
some such league of nations might
come a way to end the present war.
for nearly a half hour the president
spoke with members of the senate.
members of the cabinet and Backed '
galleries listening with rapt attention.
When lie concluded there was a tre
mendous burst of applause, in which
many of the republican senators
joined. ' '
When the; president had finished '
and the senate returned to its regular
business, Senator La Follette epitom
ized the sentiment of all present by
"We has just passed ' through a
very important hour in the life of the
world." ' '
Senators' Reserve Comment.
Senators generally reserve com
ment on the president's address, but
some republicans, who said they did
not wish to be quoted, said they were
opposed to both the "propriety and
Briefly, the president in his address
said that he believed no pecae which
was a peace of victory in the present
war would be a permanent peace, and
that it must be taken for granted
that peace "must be followed- by some
definite concert of power which will
make it virtually impossible that any
such-catastrophe should ever over
whelm us again."
"It is inconceivable," he said, "that
the people of the United States should
play no part in that great enterprise.
They cannot in honor with
hold the service to which they art
about to be challenged. ,
"That service is nothing less than
this: To add their authority and
their power to the authority and force
tC'ODtlatwd on Pace, Two Catamn 9n4
Eight-Year-Old Boy i
Of McOook Hangs
Self on Flunking
McCook, Neb., Jan. 22. (Special
Telegram,) Raymond, the 8-year-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Trout of
this city, committed suicide this af
ternoon after school by hanging him
self in the barn at the home of his
parents. The little fellow failed to
pass at the semester just closed.
American Marine Killed
1 In Dominican Republic
Washington, Jan. 22. A night fight
between native bandits and American
marines in the Dominican republic re
sulting in the death of one marine and
the severe injury of another was re
ported today to the Navy department.
American cruiser forces, reported the
tight occurred Saturday night in the
vicinity of Porvenire sugar plantation,
near Macoris, the scene of two simi-
lar' encounters recently. Private J
Holson of the Fiftieth company was
killed and Corporal George Wilson
t0"' company w,a s,10t
Officials here assume that the two
companies wce engaged in the dis
arming of the natives and establish
ing the new government under the
American military authorities. The
dispatch did not state what were the
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