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Mrs. Frances Hospenthal Wahts Law to Free
Her and Grant Her Custody of Child
Adtvoree case ha3 been filed In the ,
office of Clerk of the Court Robert
son by Frances Hospenthal, who
Beeks dlvorre from her husband,
Casper A. Hospenthal. Matthew Cer
Ing appears as counsel for the plain
tiff. The petition sets forth that the
plaintiff has been a resident of Cass
county for the past eight years and
was married to the defendant at
West riains, Howell county, Mis
souri, on February 13, 1895, and
that ever since her marriage she has
conducted herself toward the de
fendant as a faithful, chaste and
obedient wife; that the defendant on
March 17, 1908 deserted and aban
doned the plaintiff and her child and
is now a resident of North Dakota,
and that be has totally failed and re
Mill Hejrln Work Monday.
It In positively announced today
that on Monday next, M. E. Smith &
Oo will Rare a forpp pf men on hand
and commence the work Pf PJcanlng
...up their new factory for business,
They intend to send down men who
are experienced In the work anu
who understand just exactly what is
-required In bu?U a factory. The
work will be under the pergonal au-1
pervlslon of their Mr. Dobeck, who
Id himself a mechanical expert and
who understands the erection and
operation of the machines which they
will put Into service. Mr. Dobeck
will have the installation of fifty
machines at once on his hands and
this work will take place on Tuesday
next. The machines were ordered
direct from the factory in New York
and will bo here by the first of the
coming week. They are brand new
machines, and there Ib not a second
hand or old one In the number. Sec
retary Wescott states tluit this
pleasing information was given him
this morning by the management of
the company incidentally. He was In
formed that the construction of the
new Platte river bridge would be
hailed with delight by the firm ns It
would put them Into a position to
personally supervise the work of the
factory enabling them to run down
to this city at any time In their
automobiles and return as soon as
their business was transacted. As
the Platte river bridge Is an assured
fact, it can be said their desires will
TTJT? yJT J?
Edcrhcimcr, Stein & Co.
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Young man don't wait until the
cold chills running up and down your ?p'na have driven you to the doc
tor's. Don't putoiT buying your Overcoat or Cravanette until we've sold
out all the best styles, and the coat you should have is gone.
The best styles go first. The swellest patterns are snapped up by
the early purchasers.
Now we've a great showing of Eiierhoimer Stein and Hart, SchafTner
& Marx garments. Regular lapel or button to the neck coats. Extreme
or conservative Btyle as you like. They'ro "roomy" coats, perfectly
tailored and beautifully finished. Come in and we'll gladly show you.
The. Ham of Hurt, ,Sltufffr if Murx Clothe
Manhattan Shirtn Stdnon Hutu
fused to provide food, clothing, main
tenance or schooling for the child of
plaintiff and defendant and food
and clothing for the plaintiff, and
since defendant left plaintiff has
been compelled to earn her living
by manual labor to support herself
and daughter Grade; that the de
fendant has been guilty of extreme
cruelty toward the plaintiff in March,
1908, by threatening to and attempt
ing to take poison and In other ways
frightening plaintiff. The petition
further alleges the defendant is not
a fit and proper person to have the
custody, care and nurture of the fe
male child of the parties and allefes
the plaintiff Is a proper person for
such custory. The prayer of the pe
tition is for divorce, the custody of
the child and other relief.
be taken care of. This being the
case, it la reasonable to suppose other
factories want the advantage of
cheap operation such as this city af
fords together with convenient access
to HM business office.
Mrs. Claua BreckenfelcH Married.
On Wednesday, October 27, 1909,
Mr. Henry Rulofz and Mrs. C. Brenk
cnfeldt were united In marriage,
the ceremony occurred at the home
of Mrs. Charles Snavely, a daughter
of the groom. After the; ceremony
the couple departed on a wedding
trip, after which they will return
to Klmwond to make their home.
Mrs. Dreckenfeldt Is the widow of
Claus Breckenfeldt, deceased, and Is
well known In Plattsmouth, where
the family resided for a number of
years. The groom Is a widower and
a man of considerable means. The
Journal Joins the many friends of
the couple In wishing them a long,
happy and pronpcroiiR career through
A clergyman writes: "Preventics,
those little Candy Cold Cure Tablets,
are working wonders In my parish."
Preventics surely will check a cold,
or the (irlppe, In a very few hours.
And preventics are so safe and harm
less. No Quinine, nothing harsh nor
sickening. Fine for feverish, restless
children. Box of 48 at 25c Sold by
Buy It here
Fit Your head.
Woman Acsissd of Killing ilj
ban! and Mita on Trie!.
ALL PARIS IS IH A FRENZY.
Thousands Ask for Admission, but
Presiding Judge Limits Attendance
to One Hundred Prisoner Declares
Her Original Account of Crime It
True Examination of Defendant
Paris, Nov. 4. Not since 19U2, wheu
Frederic and Therese Humbert were
convicted of a $12,000,000 swlndlo, has
a trial in Paris excited the Intense in
terest exhibited in the case of Madam
Adolpbe Steinhell, which was opened
before Judge De Valles in the Seine
Mine. Steinhell is on trial for ber
life, charged with the murder of her
husband and her mother-in-law, Mine.
Japy. The alleged motive is found In
the defendant's hatred for hen mother-in-law
and a desire to rid herself of
the husband in order that she might
marry Maurice Bordered, a wealthy
merchant, who had become Infatuated
The talent and attractiveness of the
woman, combined with the mystery ol
her career and her connections with
persons high In the public life of
France, have fed the popular Imagina
tion and led the public to believe that
the most startling disclosures arq ini
Judge De Vailes had received 2,000
applications fur seats in the court
room, but he arbitrarily refused ail
with the exception of those made for
members of the press, the bar and oth
ers directly concerned with the trial
To these were added the first 100
persons wh), standing in line, sough
admission to the court room. The law
provides for public admission to the
trial of any case not heard' In chain
bers and the admission of the hunded
mentioned met this requirement of tli.
In the hope of securing one of these
coveted places, many men and wo.ne:
stood betore the court entrance
throughout the night, and places o
vantage commanded as high as $2'K
In refusing the many applications
for seats Judge De Valles declared
that he did not propose to tolerate a
repetition of previous scnnduls b
turning the present proceedings into
a music hall performance.
. Most of the session was occupied
with the selection of a Jury and the
reading of the indictment.
Ihir.lng her examination, which wn
dramatic, Mine. Steinhell protested he
innocence and declared' repeatedly
that her orlglnnl account of the crime,
to the effect that It had been commit
ted by three men dressed in long,
flowing coats, with the assistance ot
a redhalred woninn, w.is true.
She explained the stories told by her
subsequently, In which she accused
various persons, .on the ground that
she wns in a nervous condltlon'nt Uie
time ami the victim of auto-suggestion
on the . part of the journalists, police
'officers ami others.
FUNERAL OF SLAIN OFFICER
Koundcd Burglar More Serioutly Hurl
Than at First Supposed.
Carroll, la., Nov. 4. The funeral' ol
Marshnl Patrick P. Hatton took place
this morning. Every business house In
the city wns closed during the service.
Ernest Llnqulst, the burglar who
shot and killed Marshal Hatton, and
later was himself shot Jn trying to es
cape from a posse, was more seriously
wounded that nt first supposed,' and
wns removed from the jail to n hos
pltnl to undergo an operation, lie wai
ahot In the back.
"Dry" Bill for Washington.
Anderson, S. 0., Nov. 4.-i!lelUvln?
that prohibition In the south has lieeu
beneficial. Congressman Wyntt F
Atken of South Cnroljna declared he
would Introduce a bill for prohibition
In the District of Columbia at tin
next session of congress.
Shootg Wife'for Burglar.
Ardmore, Ok!a., Nov. 4. While rn
ter.ing a window at their home lice
Mrs. Fred Dawson was shot and prob
ably fatally wounded by her husbaud
who mistook her for a burglu".
' WILD MGHT AT JACKSON
Bullets Fly and Dynamite Bomb Is Ex
ploded in Kentucky Town.
Jackson, Ky., Nov. 4. Although t
dynamite bomb was exploded anr
thousands of shots were flred durint
the night, only walls and plaster wen
damaged. Several persons Jn theb
homes had narrow escapes as bullet:
ploughed through walls and windows
D. B. Redwlne tDeni.) apparent!)
has carried the county by 350 votes
for circuit judge over J. P. Adams
the incumbent. The other Democratic
candidates for all offices also appeal
to be In the lead.
During the night's wild celebration
the soldiers from Cynthlana were sta
tioned on the public square here, bui
it is reported that they possessed not 8
round of ammunition. They expect sup
plies from Lexington.
The military here was reinforced
by the arrival of Lexington soldiers
who were stationed at Crockettsvllle
The band of celebrating mountaineer!
was also reinforced.
TO FIGHT FOR DAUGHTER
New York Society Woman Opposei
Girl's Petition for a Guardian.
Chicago, Nov. 4. That Mrs. Grace
Chadbourne, society woman of New
York and Chicago and divorced wife
of Dr. Joseph Wassail, who was
drowned in Lake Michigan, Sept. 18
will fight for the guardianship of hei
daughter, Ellen Wassail, became
known when Attorneys Levy Mayei
and W. W. Gurley entered their ap
pearance In the superior court a be
half of Mrs, Chadbourpe.
Shortly after Dr. Wassail, one of I
yachting party, was washed overboard
In a storm, his fifteen-year-old daugh
ter filed' a petition to have Agnes L
Hellmuth, Dr. Wassail's housekeeper
appointed her guardian. Mrs. Chad
bourne's counsel will combat this pe
tition. SCIENTISTS 0. K.
Committee of Gaograplilc Society
Says He Reached Pols.
Washington, Nov. 4. The report of
the subcomnyttee of the National
Geographic society, to which was re
ferred the task of examining the rec
ords of Commander Peary In evidence
of his having reached the North pole,
have completed their task. Com
ninnder Peary submitted to this sub
committee his original journal and rec
ords of observations, together wlih all
of hjs Instruments and apparatus and
certain of the most important of the
scientific results of his expedition.
"These havo been carefully exam
Ined by your subcommittee," says the
report, and they are unanimously ol
the opinion that Commander Peary
reached the North pole on April 6,
"They also, feel warranted In stat
ing that the organization, planning,
and management of the expedition and
its complete success and its scientific
results, reflects the greatest credit on
the ability of Commander Robert E.
Peary and render him worthy of th
highest honors that the National Geo
graphic society can bestow upon him."
The report is signed' by Gannett, C.
M. Chester and O. II. Tittniann.
The resolutions adopted by the sub
committee were as follows:
"Whereas, Commander Robert E.
Peary has reached the North pole, the
goal Eought for centuries;
"Whereas, Thjs is the greatest geo
graphical achievement that this soci
ety Ian have opportunity to honor;
therefore, be it
"Resolved, That a special medal be
awnrded to Commander Peary;
"Resolved, That the question of
whether or not any one reached the
North pole prior to 1D09 be referred to
tho committee on research with in
structions to recommend to the board
of managers a subcommittee of ex
perls who shall have authority to
send' for papers or make such journeys
as may be necessary to Inspect orlg
lnnl records, and that th.ls action of
the society be communicated nt once
to those who may have evidence of Im
portance." ROAD OFFICIAL A DEFAULTER
Big Four Employee Admits Shortage
After Being Ousted.
New York, Nov. 4. Albert II. Har
ris, vice president of the Big Four
railroad, declared that C. Warrlner of
that railroad's passenger department
had admitted a shortage In his ac
mnts. Warrlner, who was removed
from office Monday, was summoned
here and at a conference In Mr. Har
ris' office In tho Grand Central sta
tion with several officials of the road
he admitted, according to Mr. Harris,
that he was responsible for a consider
able loss of the railroad's money. War
rlner who is under a jr0,000 surety,
returned to his home. Mr. Harris said
that the amount of the loss had not
yet been ascertained,
Woman Aeronautic Pilot.
St. Louis, Nov. 4. The balloon Mcl
ba III., Captain John Berry, pilot, and
Miss Julia Hornier, aid, ascended here
in an effort to lift the Ijihm cup. It
wns the first long flight for a woman
from St. Iouik. Miss Hoemer Is qual
ifying to act as r licensed pilot. Cap
tain Berry said he expected to remain
in the ii.l r at least thlrly-stx hours, ard
to travel northeast unless tho wind
RYAN WOULD ABOLISH GAME
j .. .
Catholic Archbishop Objects to Foot-
: ball as .Now Played.
'Philadelphia, Nqv. 4. "Fowbali Is
barbarous and ought to be ab jlished,"
said Archbishop Ryan of this city.
"Instead they should play association
football. It is the k;nd we played
when I was at college, w here the play
ers kick the ball and not each cither."
Archbishop Ryan's comment was
brought out by the death ot Michael
Burke, a student at the Medlco-Chlrur-glcal
college, who received fatal In
juries In a game last Saturday. Burke,
whose home was in Shenandoah, was
a member of the Cathedral team while
attending college here, and was known
to the archbishop. Mr. Burke's fu
neral was held today at Shenandoah.
ESCAPES A! EAT TRUST
London Gets Cargo of Chilled Beef
London, Nov. 4. The arrival of a
cargo of chilled beef from Australia,
said to be In tiptop condition, is her
alded here as foreshadowing the relief
of the Br.itish meat market from the
"danger of being throttled by the
Previous attempts to bring chillea
beef from Australia have failed, the
meat invariably being condemned.
This meat brings scarcely half the
price paid for American chilled beef.
EXPERTS MEET FOR
Columbia Conference to Plan
Campaign Against Disease.
" Columbia, S. C, Nov. 4. Almost
completely taflled as yet by one of
the most mysterious diseases with
which It was ever confronted and
which already has assumed alarming
proportions hi this country, especially
in the aoutb, medical science began
here to grapple with the new problem.
This strange disease ''is "pellagra,"
concerning which medical authorities
know but little, either of its etjology
or its cure. It Is for the purpose of
throwing light, if possible, on pellagra
that experts on the disease from this
and other countries assembled' here in
attendance on the national pellagra
conference, which will continue its
sess.ions for probably three days.
Every effort will be exerted to as
certain the cause of the peculiar dis
ease and seek a method of treatment
that will check the progress of its
Indicative of the profound interest
that is manifest not omy In this but
In foreign countries in regard to the
disease js t'he fact that from what
was at first proposed as a purely local
fir.thorlng of physicians for the discus
sion of pellagra the present confer
ence developed Into one of national
and' international character.
The federal government is keenly
alive to the Importance of the confer
ence, being represented by officers
from the public health and marine hos
pital service and the army.
Two Killed by Explosion.
Webl) City, Mo., Nov. 4. As a re
sult of a premature explosion, Claude
Harrison and Floyd Newton were
killed while preparing a blast at the
Electric zinc mine here.
GRAIN AND PROVISIONS
Feature of the Day's Trading and
Chicago, Nov. 3. Wheat prices
broke severely, owing to general liqui
dation bnsed on the weakness of the
cash situation in this country and on
the favorable outlook for the Argen
tine crop. The December delivery de
clined 2c from the high point of the
day. At the close prices showed net
losses of l2c. Corn an I oats were
slightly affected by the slump in wheat
and closed easy, but provisions were
strong. Closing prices:
Wheat-Dec, $1.02; May, $1.02(3
l.02": July, 9.w;c.
Corn Dc, ESVjc; May, COi. 00-V.
Oats Dec, 30',j,e; May, 41";i?J4l7ic.
Fork Jan., $19.77'; May, $19.4).
Lard Jan., 511.57'; May, $11.221i-
Ribs Jan., $10.22',;.; May. $10.17!!..
Chicago Cash Prices-No. 2 hard
wheat, $1.05 (ft 1.07; No. 2 corn, 62c;
No. 3 white cats, 39f40y,c.
South Omaha Live Stock.
South Omaha, Nov. 3. Cattle Re
ceipts, 2,500; stronger; native steers,
V4.508.00; cows and' heifers, $3.00
5.00; western Bteers, $3.5006.25;
Blockers and feeders, $2.73 5.25;
calves. $3.50i:7.00; bulls and stags,
$2.75 4.50. Hoss Rece.ipts, 3,300;
strong to 5c higher; heavy, $7.60
7-73; mixed. $7.657.70; light, $7.60
T.70; pigs, $fi.007.25; bulk of Rales,
$7.fiR(?i7.70. Sheep Receipts, 18.7Q0;
strong to 10e higher; yearlings, $4.50
T5.25; wethers, $4.0i)((T'4.50; ewes,
$3.75(p'4.23; lambs, $0.00G."3.
Chicago Live Stock.
Chicago, Nov. .1. Cattle Receipts,
20.000; steady; beeves. $3.1007.00;
western steers, $1.25(7.40; stockers
and feeders, $3.00(0 5.00; cows and
heifers, J2.00ffi5.fi5; cnlves. $6.25
8.25. Hogs Receipts, 23,000; 5c high
er; light, $7.23ffij".73; mixed, $7.35(ft
7.95; heavy. $7.308.00; rough, $7.30
7.50; gool to choice heavy, $7.50
8.00; jigs. $5.507.40; bulk of sales,
$7.7007.90. Sheep Receipts, 18,000;
steady to l'c higher; natives, $2.50
4.75; westerns, $2.6304.75; yearHngs,
$t.RO05.f'1: lambs, natives. $4 50
7.25; westerns, $:.7307.OO.
Margin in State ter Either
Side Will ti Small
GOOD HIGH MAN FOR FUSION.
Republican Losses Over Two Years.
Ago Heavier in Country Precincts
Than In Towns, but Indications Are
That They Have Elected Their Three
Candidates for Supreme Bench..
Hayward Claims Complete Victory.
Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 4. The judicial,
election in Nebraska will not be de
cided until practically all of the re
turns are received. State Chairmaa
Hayward (Rep.) claims the election of
all three Republican judges by major
ities ranging from 7,000 to 12.000..
Democratic claims are confident for
the election of one judge, J. J. Sul
livan of Omaha. Returns have beta
received from only a fourth of the
Omaha, Nov. . 4. Election returns
from the state are too meager to show
conclusively which party has won,,
but enough is knows to make it cer
tain that the majority given William J.
Bryan a year ago has been almqst if
not quite wiped out. Indications are
that the Republicans have elected
their three candidates to the supreme
bench, making that court solidly Re
publican. WTille the latest returns from the
state show the Republicans have
made strong gains over the vote of last
year when Shallenberger and Bryan
carried fhe state, they also Indicate a
loss from the vote of two years ago,
when Judge Reese defeated LoomU
Thjs net loss in the precincts so far
reporting amounts to 14.2 votes per
precinct, which, if maintained through
out the state, would make the race be
tween Good, high man on the Demo
cratic ticket, and Judge Fawcett, who
is falling a few votes below his run
ning mates, very close. Even with this
loss, however, Judge Fawcett would
come out .about 1,000 .votes to the
good. The loss appears to be greater
In the country precincts than in the
cities and towns.
Frisco Snows Heney Under.
San Francisco, Nov. 4. San Fran
cisco retired' Francis J. Heney, who
has won national fame as prosecutor
of graft cases here, and gave union
labor another chance at running the
city administration. Estimates are
that Charles M. Fickert's" majority
over Heney will reach 13,000 and that
P. H. McCarthy, the union labor can
didate for mayor, was elected by a
plurality of 8,000.
FACE CHAF.GESOF CONTEMPT
Attorneys Burnam, Dunn and Rine Sur
render Themselves to Supreme Court.
Omaha, Nov. 4. City Attorney Bur
nam and his two assistants, I. J. Dunn
and J. A. Rine, left for Lincoln to de
liver themselves up to the state su
preme court today.
All three have been cited to show
cause why they should not be pun
ished for contempt of court in havin?
filed a br,ief on behalf of the city that
Is held by the high judges. to have-
fractured some of the most solemn
rules of legal etiquette.
Assistant City Attorney Dunn hr.s
shouldered the blame for the brief.
The decision with which Mr. Dunn
takes issue was written by Justice
Rose in upholding a decision against
the city of Omaha, wherein the jury
gave to Anna J. Robinson a verdict
for personal Injuries alleged to have
been sustained by reason of a defec
DR. CLEMINS0N ON TRIAL
Physician Testifies Against . Former
lowan Accused of Wife Murder.
Chicago, Nov. 4. Dr. Paul Hull
horst, the physician who found Mrs..
Nora Jane Clerninsou dead of chloro
form poisoning on May 30 last, testi
fying at the trial of Dr. Haluaaa
Clominson, charged with her murder,
said he was called over the telephone
by Dr. Clenijnson at. 2 o'clock In the
morning.. Dr. Cleminson said:. .
"Come down to the house as soon
as you can. We've. boon done up."
Witness found Dr. Cleminson lying
on the floor of the dining room. The
latter said he and Mrs. Clemlnsoa
had been chloroformed and that he be
lieved that Mrs. Cleminson was dead.'
"Where In the bed was Mrs. Clem
inson lying?" .
."On the outside of the covers."
"In what condition did you find
"Dend, ccld and ' rjgld. She hai
bejn u.ad about five hours.'
Lone Robber Grabs Bills.
Green Bay, Wis., Nov. 4. Holding
up the teller, Arthur Du Chateau, at
the Farmers' Exchange bank at the
point of a revolver, a masked robber
grabbed about $1,000 in cash and es
caped. The teller was alone In the
bank at the time.
Accidentally Kills Friend.
Pittsburg, Kan., Nov. 4. W. R. Ram
bo, a prominent citizen of Mulberry,
near here, was accidentally shot and
killed by William Tracy, his friend,
while tho two were huntjng ducks oa
tli 9 Manhattan river.
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