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OMAHA, JANUARY 18-20,1911
A great educational Land Sliow of farm and orcnaid products from every
state in the West.
It will be an actual and authentic demonstration of what can be grown,
the cost of production, the financial returns and the favorable conditions under
which crops are produced, so that interesied parties can obtain practical and ac
VARIETY OF CROPS Corn, Wheat, Oats, Ba.h-y, Potatoes, Sugar Beets,
Alfalfa, Forage Crops, Apples, and all small Fruits.
BURLINGTON TERRITORY will be represented with exhibits. Look for them.
PUt UPA FIGHT
Ask l.jjnctica ki'A Erlcro
rcnet o! fcw Coal Fialas.
ATTOHKEYS iN C0UMC1L BLUFFS
D CLEM DEAVER, General Agent,
Landaeeker's Information Bureau,
Tr i 'M004 Farnam Street, Omaha, Neb.
From Friday's Dally.
Miss Downs, of Gresham, Is the
guest of her sister, Mrs. Max AdamB.
Superintendent Gamble went to
Omaha today to spend a part of his
Attorney Clydo Coming, of Glen
wood, was In the city today looking
after some legal matters.
T. J. Will was called to Omaha on
tho morning train today to look after
some matters of business.
William Hassler returned from
Omaha on tlio morning train today,
whero he had boeu a few days visit
Henry Donat, of Omaha, arrived
this morning and will look after busi
ness matters In Plattsmouth for a
' fchort time.
Miss Anna Itys and sister Joseph
ine, were passengers to Omaha on the
morning train today, where they
spent tho day.
Mr. James Reeves and Mr. (5. W.
Leach, both of Union, were looking
after business at tho court houso to
day, having conio up on the early
train this morning.
Mrs. Benedict and Mrs. Carry, of
Creston, Iowa, who have been vlslt
Lig Miles Allen and wife during the
holidays, departed for their home
Judge McPherson and Others Sur.
prised at Statement That Operator
Are Opposed to Change Railway
Commission Not Represented
Council bluffs, la., Dec. 30 Judge
Smith Mcl'heison of the iederal court
was Importuned by the attorneys lor
five of the Iowa trunk Hue railroads to
Issue a restraining order preventing
tho Iowa railroad commission fio.n
enforcing the reduction of lates on
bituminous coul mined lu Iowa and
ahlpped to points within the state.
The revised rates, which are very
complicated and cover nearly all of
Aug. Cloldt has been confined to the grades of Iowa coal, with a differ-
t,u hnmn with sickness for the past cut rato for each, are to go Into effect
few days. tomorrow, and the attorneys ior me
lOWil roaUH, WI1UU cum; liuv.iuuu;
Mrs. licorge w an, oi it i.uie, . f . , , th, the Btate
In the city today doing sonio shopping tho Northwestern, Burlington, Rook
at tho stores. Island, Milwaukee and Great Western,
.T,,hn Fltznalrlck. of Omaha, was a asked Judge McPherson to como to
I1tfu,nnth vMtnr tf( nv. hav ne W"11' "1U" l"c "L
BRYAN NOT TO SEND LETTEfi
i Declines to Be Present at Democrat!
' Cathering In Baltimore.
I Lincoln, Dec. 30. W. J. Bryan hai
Informed Albert J. Alnioney of Haiti
I mor that he cannot attend the Jack
j 60ii day celebration, Jan. 17. Mr. B;y
: an says:
1 "It will he Impossible for me to b
present, and I hesitate to send a let
ter to be read at the celebration les'
It might prove a discordant note, if, as
I would infer from the preliminary ar
rnngements, those who originated I'
are dissatisfied with the last Demo
cratic national platform. That plat
form was satisfactory to the party tw
years ago and is satisfactory to tin
rank and flio now. The victory of lasi
month was, In my judgment, largelj
due to the fact that several planks o!
the platform had already been vindl
rated by events, nnd events have sinci
the election vindicated other planus.
ENDS HIS LIFE ON
EVE OF MARRIAGE
Harry Moon cf Tsyicr Shcoi
been called here on business.
Mr. Luther Mead and son Frank,
of Union, were In the city toJay at
tending to business in
Mr. William 11. Clurence and his
sldering their appeal. Carroll Wright
appeared for the Rock Island, J. C.
Davis for the Northwestern, George II.
Carr for the Milwaukee, Judge Eaton
tho district for tho Burlington and William Ellis
represented tho Great Western road.
Through a misunderstanding the
Iowa commissioners were not rt pro-
mother, of near Union, were In the BPIlte(1 hy t0unsel. and In response to
city today looking after business mat- inquiries by Judge Mcpherson It was
discovered that the notification snt
to Attorney General Byers was not
delivered In time for him to reach
Council Bluffs and attend the hearing.
Order Given This Month.
On Dec. 8 of the present month tho
Iowa railroad commissioners promul
Councilman George Dovey was
railed to Omaha on tho afternoon
train today to look after some busi
Miss Craig, of Florence, who has
been visiting Miss Blanche Robertson gat(1(1 a ,uw rat0 affecting the shlp
for a few days, departed for her home ments of Iowa coal to all points with
In the state, making a material reduc
tion. The railroad traffic malingers ob
Jocted to this rate on the grounds thut
it was not only too low to permit a
reascnable profit on tho Iowa oal
business, but It was In conflict with
the Interstate commerce law, for the
reason that It would compel a rend
JiiRtinetit of the rates on coal shipped
into Iowa from Illinois nnd other
Mrs. 0. L. Farley and her sister,
Miss Florence Baird, were passengers
to tho metropolis on the afternoon
Mr. II. O. Ehlers was a passenger
to Omaha on tho morning train to
day, where he was called on bus!
Taylor, Nob., Dec. 30. Harry Moon
a young man of Taylor, committed sul
tide by shooting himself in the head
with a shotgun. He appeared In hii
usual good spirits at dinner. A few
minutes niter dinner a shot wai
heard and on Investigation he was
found with the top of his head almosi
toru off. He left a note stating thai
ho was tired of life.'
lie was to have been married or
tho next day to a prominent younj
woman of Taylor, who is prostrated
with grief. Moon was a graduate ol
the Peru normal school, has taught
several terms of school here and was
census enumerator ior the eastern dis
trict of Loup county.
UNIFORM SYSTEM FOB CANKS
Mann Eech Dra?jl!?Meaxe.
DIFFER OH COASTWISE SHIPS,
Conference Develops Discussion at tc
Preferential Treatment Tolls Left
to President Taft Senate Bill Will
Fix Maximum and Minimum.
states adjoining It. except In cities lo
Mr. Hall, tho Sixth street mer- (.Pt0( at the hinder touching the states
chant, was an Omaha visitor today,! where the shipments originated
having been called to tho cily on Each railroad presented a. big pe-
Mr. P. 11. Field and wlfo and baho,
who have been tlio guests of Mrs.
Field's mother, Mrs. Hcrold, for a
few days, returned to their homo at
Omaha this morning.
Mrs. Rathbum, of Shelley, Nebras
ka, and Mrs. Kenny, of Silver Creek,
returned to their homes this morn
ing after pnylng a short vIhU to Mrs.
Mickey, at tho Masonic Home.
Mrs. Julia Dwyer and children
Lcona, Edgar, Do Forest and Elmer
boarded tho morning train for tho
metropolis today, where they spent
the day looking after some items of
Miss Helen Clark, who has been at
tending school at Kockford, Illinois,
has been spending her vacation with
her parents In Lincoln and has been
the guest of Miss Lucllo Cass for a
4hort time, r- im
John Seagrave, who went to Den
ver, Colorado, about eight months
go for the benefit of his health, re
turns very much Improved. He will
go buck to South Omaha to work for
Swift, whero he has been night fore
. man for nine years.
Mr. B. W. lllatt and daughter
Albell, of Rising City, Nebraska, and
Mrs. A. M. Colo and son Glen, of
Havdock, who have been spending
tho Christmas holidays with their
parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. C, lllatt, In
this city, departed for Weeping Wa
ter this morning, where they will visit
relatives for a short time. Mrs. M.
O. lllatt accompanied her guests as
far as Murray for the day.
Mr. Phil Becker, of Eight Mile
Grove, transacted business In the cily
today, having driven in from his
farm this morning.
Prof. F. J. Kolbnh was a passenger
to Omaha on the morning train,
where he will look after business
matters for a few days.
Constable J. J. Aniirus, of Green
wood, was In tho city today giving
evidence before the board of Insanity
In t lie George B. Mick case.
Miss Ida Egeuberger and sisters
Florenco and Mary, wero passengers
to Omaha on tho morning train to
day, whero they spent the day.
Mr. Fred Jones, of Cody, Nebraska
who has been a guest of the J. T.
Bulrd home for a short time, depart
ed for his home this morning.
Ed Ryuott, tho druggist, went to
Omaha this afternoon to attend tho
Comptroller of Currency Issues Ordei
to 7,200 Institutions.
Washington, Dec. 30. Disclosure!
following the forced liquidation of tin
Quanah National bank of Quanah
Tex., ten days ago, caused the comp
troller of the currency to issue ai
order directing every one of the 7,2iH
national banks in tho United States
to install what practically amounts tc
a uniform system of bookkeeping.
Investigation disclosed that tin
bank had been doing business fo; tht
last two years although undoubted!;
insolvent and although Inspected at
rcKuiar intervals by national bunk
examiners. Within that timo the ex
uniiners wero unable to barn tin
bank's true condlli I , largely bec:aus(
tho management refused to keep s
proper record of its business truns
HEDGE TRIMMER FOUND DEAD
David Moycr Dies In Night at Farnr
House Near Humboldt.
Humboldt, Neb., Dec. 30. A mai
about lortysix years old and giving
tho name of David Moycr, was found
dead in bed at the home of Chris
1 Rest, south of hero, where he boarded
while trimming hedge for a fannei
nearby. Moyer camo here about three
Washington, Dec. 30. Both Senator
Flint of California, chairman of the
committee ou iuteroceamc cauais,
and Representative Mann of Illinois,
chairman of the house committee on
interstate and foreign commerce, ex
peet to introduce general Panama
canal bills. These will incorporate
their differing ideas as to tho needs ol
legislation for the waterway In the
light of the White House conference.
This conference developed substan
tial harmony of opinion favoring forti
fication of the caual, presidential dis
cretion as to the exact amount of tolls
under prescribed maximum and mini
mum limitations; government opera
tiou of the dry dock and repair shot
facilities nnd governmental sale of all
the coal, oil and other ship supplies
at both ends of the canal to the trade
of the. world passing through It and
the safeguarding of competition
through tho canal.
The differences of views as to
whether foreign shipping and coast
wise shipping should receive equal
treatment in canal charges could not
be reconciled and the problem stlh Is
Senator Flint's bill will provide
either an unqualified free passage of
American ships or the collection of toll
and subsequent rebate of the entire
toll, which from tho viewpoint of some
of those, in tho conference merely
would operate as a matter of book
keeping. Ills bill will fix a certain
maximum and minimum of toll on ves
sels of other countries, probably from
50 or 73 cents minimum to $1.25 or
$1.:.0 maximum, a net ton, leaving the
exact charge to the discretion of the
president so that it can bo adjusted to
changing commercial conditions.
SALOON FIGHT GROWS WARM
Ces Moines Torn li ta F.'ct'oin Ovtr
ir;ntures qu Petitions.
Des .Vchics, IX-c. 3 ). A ueSni. j
claim was made on LvhiiH of t-ie citi
zens' LOiiinilttee hlt'ii; tl:e saloon
co:-.iC'.:t petitions tLU tK-y have beat
en te sa'ocn men i.nd have t.iken
eno igh mines eft tl:e petition so th.U
It will uot stand.
The citizens claim the petition Is
now short over 5)0 names, but thi
business men are claimiBg that the
petition Is still largo eroujn and hai
1,000 names to spitre. Cnly the actual
canvass by the county authorities will
decide, but on all sides it is admitted
that the situation Is uncertain.
The repeal of the Iowa mulct law by
the coming legislature will be de
manded by the prohibitionists of lows
at a conference of the state central
committee and other workers held
here today. This will be asked rather
than resubmission of the constitu
tional prohibitory amendment at this
GOTGH IS READY TO
titlen representing lis contentions,
but when Judge McPherson was in
formed that nil were identical ho told
the attorneys that It was needless for
them each to argue the matt'V; that
he would hear any of them to a rea
sonablo length, but would prefer to
t.il" the petitions and consider the
statements therein set forth. This was
agreej to after Mr. Wright had m;ule
whnt.ever explanatory statements
deemed necessary. Judge McPherson
plnced the bulky documci'ts In his
capacious overcoat pockets, saying
that he would read one of them
on bis wav to his home at Red 0:ik
and reach a decision early enough to
day to permit His opinion to reacn ka n0 fmm Harvard and worked
Des Moines In time to be effectivo if at 0lld joba &rolln,i town before going
constwlso vtsstls shall not be allowed
to r.ny vessels owned or controlled by
any railroad with which they are In
competition directly or indirectly. It
also will provide that the government
mi'y take over to Its own uses, when
public emergencies make it necessary,
nny vessels thnt avail themselves of
th rebiit", which would make all
const wise crait enga wu in cnnai irai
lie siilject to naval unes on demand.
to Prcpased Hat Mstch.
Des Moines, Dec. 33. "Tickled to
death," declared Frank Gotch over the
telephone when told that Jack Curley,
manager for George Hackenschmidt,
had accepted the challenge issued
through Farmer Bums 'that Gotch
would meet any men that would put
up a $20,000 side bet, and that Curley
is now on his way to Chicago to con
clude arrangements for the m?tch.
"I nm all ready to meet the 'Russian
Lion,' as they call him, and show him
that I am still world's champion. 1
would prefer that tho match be pulled
off in the next three or four weeks.
After meeting him, I will stay on the
mat as long as any of them can put
up enough money."
Miss Gladys Oestrich of Humboldt,
fiance of Frank Gotch, the champion
wrestler, was surprised when she was
told over the telephone that Gotch
nnd Hackenschmidt are going to meet
again on the mat.
Why Frank did not toll me a thing
about that," she said as she gasped In
astonishment. "He promised that he
It will provide that the rebate ta 1 wouI(1 not g0 back to wrestllng. W
ho decided that a restraining order
Claim Operators Oppose,
One statement made by the uttor
uejR for the railroads caused un ex
elauiation of surprise from Judgo Mc-
Phc I'Bon. It was said thut 80 per cent
of tho Iowa coal mi no operators were
business men's banquet which will ho opposed to the lake reduction ordered
clven hv the Omaha Commercial club by the commissioners, and that tuo nv
this evening. maining per ceui were not euuiuii-
Judgo McPherson said thut ho tould
Ira Wlllever, of Edyvllle, Nebraska, not understand this phase of the case
who have been visiting Dave Young and regretted very much thut tlio run-
and family for a few day3, departed way commissioners wero not present
for their homes today. by counsel to explain this, or that tne
,,. . ,, .. , . mine owners wno snoulU be pieaseu
.wism'3 vwitt uiiu rjaiuiT .niirii, ui
to the farm. Relatives came to send
tho body to Wetmore, Kan. Ho la
said to have more than $3,000 on de
posit In a bank at Seneca, Kan., and
had some money on deposit here.
REDELS SCATTER IN MEXICO
First Stage of Revolution In Chi
huahua Believed to Be Over.
Chihuahua, Mex., Dec. 30. Offlclal
notes Indicate that tho first stago of
the insurreection In western Chihua
hua Is over and the second has begun.
Thf) government believes that the In
surrectos fought their last organized
battlo at Pedernales two weeks ago
ASK NEW TRiAL FCR DURAND
French Unions Threaten to Call Gen
eral Stiike If Plea Is Denied.
Paris. Di'C 30. One hundred and
fifty members of tho chamber of depu
ties have united In a petition to the
government for a new trial for Du
re nd, tho secretary of tho coal hand
lers' union, who was convicted of in
stigating the murder of Foreman
Dongo during the strike of the docks
of Havre last December and sentenced
had a talk a short time ago and he
did not say that he had changed his
'And will you break your engage
ment if he returns to the game?" .
Just a moment's hesitation. "N'o, 1
would not want to say that, but can
not say definitely until I talk things
over with him. He promised me but
then I guess I'd better see Frank."
Miss Oestrich scorned surprised, but
d. c. mott o:j parole eo;rd
Marengo Editor Named by Covernor
to Succeed P. A. Smith.
Des Moines, Dec. 30.- D. C. Mott ot
Marengo, editor of the Marengo Re-
pulliciin, Was appointed a member ot
the state board of parole ly Goveiaoi
Carrol!, to succeed Pardon A. SuiitU
of Scranton, who died last Saturday
Mott was formerly editor of the
What Cheer Patriot, but rallied from
that newspaper and moved to Audir
Rlverton, and Mrs. Alstrand, of
Omaha, arrived today and will visit
Miss Lulu Welch for a time.
Dr. Brendel, of Murray, was In the
city today and attended a session ot
the board of insanity commissioners,
hearing tho case against George B.
Mick, charged with being an inebriate.
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.... . . , i ' bands, which It will take months to
uct to tho customers nt less cost, had i v"
uot come forward with explanations
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Mfl RAND PMMXISM
Exlilbits from every western uaie, kliowlug
vwuit glow ii uud how to gvow it. Kxliibits
ii iigiiliuii and dry fanning methods. Exhibits
bowing bow lo raise more com wheat
oats alfali'u and potatoes. Good roadi ex
hibit and lectures how to prevent hog chol
era. Moving picture! and Illustrated lectures
good inuale &nd clean entertainment. Ad
mission 25 cents.
1 MM J
Come to the Omaha Land 5km!IlM
of their hostility to the reduction.
The arguments following this, al
though not intended in any measure
as nn answer, declared that the re
duced rato would place the coal carry
ing business In many parts of Iowa
on a b..sis of actual loss to the rail
roads, and that the rates were unrea
sonub'o lecauso they wero confisca
tory. It was manifest that if nny or
der nt all was Issued It would bo tem
porary nnd nn early date set for tho
hearing and the evidence to bo sub
mitted by tho railroad commissioners.
ROBIN ACCUSED OF LARCENY
The plea for a reopening of tho case bon county, where he ran the Repub-
13 based on a claim that a Judicial er- -,cpn ue represented thnt county in
ror was mnde at the trial. the Thirtieth and Thirty first general
Tho General Confederation of La- assemblies nnd then went south for a
hot- has arranged for a big demonstra- year j,ater he took over the Marengo
tion in front of Fallieres' residence Republican. He is fifty-two years of
on New Year's day and tlweatens to asf. nnj a graduate of Iowa university.
mil a general str ke ten days later
unless the request for a new trial for flSS M'IMTYRE MAY RECOVER
Duiand Is grunted.
Glass Door Gaes Life of New Sharon
Girl Shot by Lover.
Oskaloosa, la., Dec. 3). Cecil Lock-
nit of New Sharon, who shot Miss
Clara Mclutyre nt New Sharon, was
Educators Favor Deyoe Scheme.
Des Moines, Dec. 30. The educators
of Des Moines nre enthusiastic over
tho proposition of a teachers' dermt-.The DIarlo Noticlas Is quoted as say-
ment of accredited high schools, ns Ing that the government lias uiscoV'
advocated by A. M. Pcyne. Hate su- ered a secret society which is plotting
catch and subdue
These reports are confirmed by the
fact that Mul Paso, the key to the
railroad, is free of them and that Gen
oral Navarro is now in control of the
situation all along the line.
MORE UNREST IN PORTUGAL
Government Discovers Secret Society
That Is Plotting to Restore Km;.
Paris, Doc. 30. A dispatch to the
Temps from Madrid states that ad
vices from Usbon describe the polit
ical situation In tho new republic of
Portugal ns threateiuling. Tho gov
ernment la reported as not sure of
tho loyalty of tho army and navy.
The population is becoming alarmed
Head of Defunct New York Bank
Charged With Stealing $S0,000.
New York, Dec. 3l The grand Jury Rrriili:ned here on tho charge of at-
handed down an Indictment against tempted murder. A written confession
Joseph C.Robin, whose financial trans- was BCCUred from Locknrt by Chief
actions are alleged to be responsible 0f p0jice John Ruggenberg after he
for the closing of the Northern Bank was i)rought from New Sharon to thi3
of New York on Tuesday last. The ctv jn 8n automobile.
indictment specifically charges Robin Rpcauso the thick glass of the door
with the larceny of $80,000 fim the through which the bullet came weak-
Northern bank. enod the force of tho missile, it was
As soon as It became known that declared by attending physicians at
tho indictment had been filed former New gharon that Miss Mclutyre would
District Attorney Jcrnire, who Is Rob- jjV6i
ln's counsel, announced that he had
already Informed District Attorney
Whitman as to the whereabouts of the
Judgo Crain fixed bail temporarily
at $23,000 nnd Robin will be arraigned
today if his condition Is deemed satis
' perlntendent elect of public.; lnstrue
. tion. According to a stnteinent of
i Mr. Peyoe ho would havo a teachers'
, depaitment In n number of tho high
1 schools of tho state nnd na the ln
1 coming superintendent of Instruction
ho will urge such nn educational sys
, tern bo adopted. ' '
Dr. Cook Will Lecture in Dei Moines.
Dea Moines, Deo. 30. Dr. Frederick
A. Cook, the Arctic explorer, has ac
cepted an invitation to lecture in Des
Moines In February under the auspices
of tho Press club of Ds Moines. The
proceeds will hc turned over to charity.
to icstore King Manuel to the tin one
and that the leaders In the conspiracy
POISON IN COMMUNION CUP
Mistake of Lutheran Elder In Church
j In Russia Causes Three Deaths.
St. Petersburg, Dec. 30. Three coin
inuntcants have died and twenty-nine
otheiB are seriously 111 as a conse
quence of a mistake made by an elder
of tho Lutheran church in tne Peter
hot district, who filled the communion
cun with R mixture ot sulphurated
chromato Instead of wine.
Fourth Tenth From Cincinnati Fire.
Cincinnati, Dec. 30. Philip Hurley,
district ii.ni sl.al of the Cincinnati fire
department, who was hurt while di
recting bis men in a fight on he $2,-
Oon,0;0 blao of, Dec. 21. Is dead. His
death Is the fourth to result from tha
Charles Grlcr Auto Victim.
Deep River, la., Dec. 30. As the re
sult of the overturning of nn automo
bile, Charles Grler, a prominent cltl
len ot this place, Is dead and his wife
sustained a crushed wrist nnd severe
' Leapt to Death Out of Window.
Chicago, Doc. 30. John Stenson
plunged to his death from a window
on tho third floor of Mercy hospital,
lie did not wait to raise the window,
but leaped through the glass.
JNEW INTERURBAN OPENED
First Car Run Over Waterloo Exten-
slon to Waverly.
Waterloo, la., Dec. 30. The Waverly
extension of tho Waterloo, Cedar Falls
and Northern interurban line wa
opened successfully for regular pps-
senger traffic. General Malinger
Claude D. Cass was nt the motor of
the first car, leaving Waterloo nt 6:4.'
nnd arriving nt Waverly on t'nio. The
dlstnnco Is twer.ty-two miles. A iprf.e
crowd of Waverly people w-lcomed
the first car, which brought In n f:ilr
nl.ed loud of passengers. ' The new
line gives Waverly lo ol car service
on Main street.
A conference of the steel nianufact
urejs of the United States has been
called to meet In New Yoik on Jan. 9
for the purpose of discussing prices
The body of a man forty yenrs old
was found nt Paola, Kan., In a enr
loaded with bricks. In his pocket was
found a receipt from a fraternal Iodic
at Auadarko, OUa., Wiring the nam
of W. O. Bruze.
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