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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE: TIirKSDAY, JANUARY 4, 1006.
BttEES .MISSED ME . POINT
cf his lawful sslsry and never turned over
to the countr. The county attorney briefly
recounted the complications leading up to
the suit, showing that at the recent sesMon
lequert fsr Reitraiaing Order ia Copj of the legislature sought to readjust the
kotion Qiren Him.
CITY ATTORNEY IEF0RE SUPREME COURT
.Asks that Restraints Order Issaed
rt4lns Hearlag ol Treas
arer'a Salt B Sat
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
I4NCOLN, Jan. I. (Special Telenram.)
City Attorney Breen of Omaha appeared
before the state supreme court at noon
today and urged, the diamlasat of tha re
straining order issued yeaterday In tha
rase of Cathera agatnat Treasurer Hen-
nlngs of Omaha, forbidding the latter from
turning over the funda in hla possession to
County Treaaurer Fink. Mr. Breen repre
sented orally to the court that the purpose
of Frank Random, oounarl for Cathera, In
peeking the restraining order, was con
cealed In an order asking tha court to
advance the caae for an early heating.
Mr. Breen declared he had agreed to tha
motion to advance but had no knowledge
salaries of countr clerks, heriffa and treas-
urera. and In formulating the new law had
neglected to re-ensct a apeclal provision for
the salaries of such officials In Douglaa and
Ianeaater counties, the reault being that
the offlccra In those two countlca were
placed on a par with those of other counties
ao far aa salaries are concerned.
County Attorney Slabaugh contended that
aa the new law went Into effect under an
emergency enactment April 1 last, on that
day the salary of the county clerk was re
duced from $2,500 to tf.snn. Wherefore he con
tended that the fees should have been
turned In by Drexel on a $2,&n0 salary basis
up to April 3 and a 11.500 basis after that
time, so that of the 12.475 collected and re
tained by Drexel ho should have turned Into
the county treasury all but $1,739.
H. C. Itrome presented the argument in
support of Irexel's retention of the entire
amount of the fees. Tills caae almllarlv In-
volvea a reduction of salary of the county
treasurer from $3.noo to $2,000 and of the
sheriff from $2,5") to $2,000.
C hang of Base.
I R. Jones, now a clerk In the office of
the commissioner of public lands and build
ings, will on Monday next retire from that
counties In central Nebraska are repre
sented and It Is expected that several hun
dred members will attend.
of tha restraining order feature until after office to accept a position as bookkeeper at
It was granted yesterday by the court.
Mr. Breen communicated by , tele
phone with his office In Omaha and learned
from his assistant that a copy of the mo
tlon to advance, which near Its conclusion
set forth the request for the restraining
order, had been filed with Mr. Breen and
duly receipted for. Mr. Breen said, how
ever, that ha had assumed that Mr. Ran
son wouid Inject nothing Into It not men
tloned In their previous verbal agreement
to advance the case, as a consequence of
which hs was taken completely by surprise
to learn that It contained any mention of
a restraining order.
During the afternoon session Mr. Breen
appeared again, filed a written motion to
vacate the restraining order and presented
Arguments in support thereof.
Bnsy Time for Conrt.
Tha supreme court tried to finish Its work
tonight In order that Judge Holcomb might
give way tomorrow morning, but only par
tially succeeded. A number of opinions
wars handed down at 6 o'clock, with the
intimation that there would be more to
morrow morning. Eight of the twenty-two
opinions filed were Douglas county cases.
In the Jorgenson caae, where the appel
lant had been refused a saloon license at
124 North Tenth street because there were
five In that block, the action of the police
board was upheld. The court says- the
board has tha right. In the exercise of
sound discretion, to refuse a license even
where no protest had been filed.
In the case of Fred K. . Herman against
City of Omaha, the court affirms the dla
trlct oourt aa to street Improvement dis
trict No. BBS. and reversed It aa to dis
tricts 661 and 677. The court holds that
park property Is not subject to taxation,
and that a metropolitan class city cannot
petition itself for street Improvements.
Th Regent Shoe company case against
Haaker, involving use of a mercantile
trademark, was reversed and remanded.
Other Douglas county decisions are:
Cathers against 1.1 n ton, affirmed; Baa-
comb against bascomb, affirmed: Standard
Distilling and Distribution Company against
Harris, affirmed; Allen against American
Beet Sugar Company, reversed and re
manded; Stat against Potter, receiver, af-
Other decisions are
Smith against Street and Hitchcock, re
versed; Sheldon against Uage County, af
firmed; Btat ex rel against McMonles,
Burt, affirmed; Brlchachea againat iirlcha
chek, Colfax, reveraed; Colgrov against
Pickett, Oage, leveraed; Kupke against
polk, former judgment vacated and, juilg-
Smit "Of "district court reversed; Court
ous Rock Irrigation ComDany aaainst
Nvillard, Cheyenne, affirmed; Ames against
Ames. Washington, affirmed; Union Ha
sina Railroad against Thompson and Tier
stey . brothers. Custer, affirmed; Burdlck
gainst Sons and Daughters of Protection,
.Lancaster, reversea: juy or Kea
the penitentiary. In the latter capacity he
will succeed E. M. Baumann of West Point,
who has resigned to take charge of the es
tate of his father, who died recently. Mr.
Jones hails from Clay Center.
Contracts for Sapplles.
The State Board of Purchase and Sup
plies was keeping open house today In the
senate chamber, receiving bids for supplies
for the coming quarter at state institu
tions. There were quite a number of bid
ders on hand with samples, so that the
senate chamber looked somewhat like a
section of a department store.
One stirring tilt occurred over tha con
tract for mine run coal, the contending
bidders being Horace P. Miles, representing
the C. B. Havens company of Omaha, and
John Dorgan of this city. It appeared
that Miles had submitted a bid of $4.10 for
the coal, with 25 cents added for delivery,
while Dorgan's bid was $4.06 for the coal
and 30 cents for the delivery. This made
the bids even, but the board awarded the
contract to Dorgan. Mllea presented an
objection, claiming first tha as It was a
tie the board should have flipped a copper,
aa It had done on a former occasion and
thereby lost to him a contract at Grand
Island. Then he claimed the privilege of
changing hla bid, aa the board had allowed
Dorgan to do at the last quarterly re
ception of bids. At that time. Miles
claimed, his bid was the lowest by some
20 cents, but after the bids were opened
Dorgan claimed that his own bid included
the 25 cents intended to be charged for
delivery, which brought his bid 6 cents
lower than that of Miles. This change
was allowed on the ground that It was a
clerical error, and Miles today Insinuated
that he ought this time to be allowed to
correct a clerical error himself. But he
could not get the board together again
for an expression and the contract went to
Dorgan. Miles said it would make a dif
ference of about $300 to the state.
Picket Will Take Seat.
The controversy over whether Robert
Ptckel,- the republican nominee for county
commissioner, would be allowed to take his
seat tomorrow Is practically ended, and un
less something else Intervenes he will be
allowed to take his seat without legal op
position. Lee Newton, whose three years
as commissioner expires this month, for a
time Insisted that the law passed ' last
winter extended his term a year. Picket's
attorneys Insisted that that law was In
valid and that it did not apply to any
county but Douglas, anyway. Newton, who
Is a democrat, had refused a renomlnatlon
and was preparing to move to Colorado.
A proposition was submitted to Picket
that If he would not contest Newton's right
to sit the latter would resign April 1 and
REtSIOJ OF EBRAK FAMILY
Slxteea Rrothere aad Slaters tiet To
aether at Homo Sear IXorth Loop.
NORTH LOUP. Neb., Jan. 3 (Speclal.)
There are probably few families that can
have a reunion with sixteen brothers and
sisters sttendlng, as did the descendants
of "Elder" Benjamin Clement of North
Loup on New Tear's day. Mr. Clement Is
7 years old. yvt was able to ride twelve
miles to the farm of his oldest son, N. O.
Clement, In Mlra Valley, and est a resl
English holiday dinner with sixteen of his
seventeen living children the largest num
ber he has ever had around him at one
time. The day was spent In "many a gong
and Jest." and In exchanging those "don't
you remembers" that such occasions are
Although there were fifty-five present to
enjoy the delights of the day, a numeration
showed that had all the grandchildren and
great grandchildren been there, 102 more
would have been added to the company.
What makes this statement the more In
teresting Is the fact that Mr. Clement has
no relations In the United States except
his own descendants, all the rest of tho
family being British subjects. He himself
has never returned to England since com
ing to America In 1834. In his working
days Mr. Clement was a first-class car
penter, and eight of his nine sons are now
following that trade, the youngest being
principal of the David City High school,
Mr. Clement Is one of Valley county's pio
neers, having settled there with his family
In 1878. His wife was burled at North Loup
In 18S7, and nine of his sons and daughters
still call that home.
'Farmers at Beatrice.
BEATRICE, Neb., Jan. . (Special.V-The
firat day of the Farmers' Institute, which
was held yesterday at the courthouse, was
not very well attended on account of stormy
weather, and yet D. Ward King, the speaker
and apostle of good roads, said the most in
terestlng meeting that he ever held was at
tended by leas than twenty people.
Mr. King described the construction of his
split-log drag as being a log split 'in the
middle, the two pieces connected as a large
ladder. These were to be dragged at such
an angle as to throw the dirt toward the
center of the road, and the work is to be
done after each rain, so as to keep the ruts
and low places filled up and present a sur
face that the water will not stand upon.
While there was nothing new in the
method, the lecture of Mr. King was upon
the line of Inducing farmers to do just what
they know to be the right thing in road
making. Mr. King had photographs to show
roads before and after being worked by his
method. He said that in many Instances
these roads did not cost to exceed $2.50 a
mile to keep them In good order and to
make them as serviceable after a rain as
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against F. and M. Banking Company, af- et him take hold. As In the meanwhile the
Important work of the year, which In
firmed, Webster; David Roe against How-
ara county, amrmea.
In Nebraska Telephone Company against
Hall County, th court held that the proper
basis of value for taxation was as a going
concern, gross receipts and tangible prop
erty being taken together and, not sepa
rately. Th lower court was affirmed.
Drexel Fee Case.
Another case that occupied considerable
attention of th court was the mandamus
caae In which County Attorney Slabaugh
peeks to compel former County Clerk Drexel
o account to the county for some $700 in
ees alleged to have been collected In excess
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CLUETT. PCABODV aVCO.
If If 4SSBS O CkCBTt ASS MoC JUT II
eludes the bridge contract, over which there
has been considerable trouble each year,
would by that time have been done, Plckel
smelled a rat and resisted.
Newton's counsel, it Is understood, told
him that he had little chance to win, and
the matter will probably be allowed to drop
where it is. The curious part of the affair
has been that the two sitting republican
members had declined to take up th cause
State House Brevities.
J. M. Gates of Fort Crook has been ap
pointed a special deputy game warden, with
Jurisdiction in Sarpy county.
Don Deapain, chief clerk of the bureau
of labor, was absent from his desk today
nursing an acute attack of the grip.
The Mantel-Newman Cigar company, with
headquarters In Omaha, has filed articles of
Incorporation with the secretary of state,
The capital stock Is fixed at $25,000.. M.
Mantel and H. Newman are the Incorpor
The appeal case of Barber against the
State was argued this morning before the
supreme court on a motion for a new trial.
Barber was convicted In Lincoln county of
cattle stealing and was sentenced to a short
term in the penitentiary. The evidence was
Judge C. B. Let ton, who Is to succeed
Judge Holcomb on the supreme bench of
the state tomorrow, had sufficiently recov
ered from his Illness today to go. to the
statehouse, where he sat with the other
members of the bench during the morning
session. Judge Letton expects to take his
oath as supreme Justice tonight.
Worth $25 to $40
Your choice of anything In the
tore except plain black and blue.
We make clearance sale to
(dear oat oar heavy goods.
No profit (or ns. but we don't
want to carry the goods over till
next tall. It we did, you wouldn't
want to buy goods a year old.
Come In and look. We will
how you values . that will make
you a steady customer.
ALL GARMENTS MADE IX
Paris Woolen Go.
1415 Douglas St.
Ralafall at Greed Ialaad.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb., Jan. I. (Special
During the fall and winter owners of large
buildings and small ones, for that matter
have had much trouble In having water seep
through concrete floors, flooding basements
cellars and furnace pits. This has been the
case, .of course, only where basements have
been especially deep or the cellars have
been under houses on lower ground. Th
fact of the rise In the level of the subsur
face water Is explained by the following
record of rainfall in this county In the last
Tangle la Divorce Case.
HASTINGS, Neb.. Jan. t (Special.V-The
Jurisdiction of the district court here to
consider the Celpelka divorce annulment
proceedings was questioned today by the
filing of a special appearance on behalf
of the defendant. Dr. Celpelka. a physi
cian of means, who Is In practice at Crete,
was granted a divorce two years ago.
His wife, Cornelia Celpelka, who Is
sister of a high official in the Bohemian
government, has asked to have the decree
set aside, basing her motion on the alle
gation that she was not served with
notice of the suit . and that her husband
'was not a resident of this county when
the divorce was given. The doctor now
contends that as both he and Mrs. Cel
pelka are not residents of this county the
court has no Jurisdiction to try the Issue.
Mrs. Celpelka came from Bohemia, In
search of her husband about four months
ago and Is now In Crete awaiting the out
come of the suit. She says she wants the
divorce set aside In order that the stain
upon her character may be removed.
the largest woocn structure of its kind
on the Missouri river, will soon pass Into
the control of W. H. Ferguson and William
Nash, the latter of Chicago. The elevator
has a capacity of sno,ono bushels and Is now
being refitted with modern machinery.
Firemaa Kraft Dies.
ALLIANCE, Neb., Jan. 3-iSpeclal Tele
gram.) Fireman F. W. Kraft, who was
run over and lost both legs and right arm
In the yards here yesterday, died early last
evening as a result of his injuries. The
body will be sent to Howard Lake. Minn.,
the home of his parents, for burial.
Some Slang of Gas.
TABLE ROCK, Neb., Jan. I (Special.)
Several of the young people were skating
a day or two since on the lake of the Ta
ble Rock cutoff. In which several Table
Rock people are interested. A place was
observed In the lake that had not frozen
over and from which a gaseous substance
Issued, where the water has always had
an oily appearance, and one of the party.
taking a match from his pocket, lighted It,
and as he touched It a bright flame of gas
blazed up. Some think a valuable discov
ery has been made, others think it a sort
of "swamp gas," caused by the great
amount of decaying vegetation.
Federal Court at Norfolk.
NORFOLK. Neb.. Jan. 8. (Special.) The
first term of federal court to be held In
Norfolk, regardless of the fact that Norfolk
has been one of four court towns in Ne
braska for years, will come next April.
Furniture is now being sent by the govern
ment for the upper floor of the court house
and postofflce built here a couple of years
ago at a cost of $100,000. Several Jury cases
have been announced to be tried by Judge
Xews of Nebraska.
ADAMS Stockman A Son have entit their
livery barn to Elmer Graves of Firth, Neb.
ADAMS A llRht snow beian falllnr Xew
Tear's night, continuing all lsv of the 2d.
It Is much needed for winter wheat.
PLATTSMOrTH-Rev. A. F. Ploeti. ras-
tor of the First Herman Presbvterlan
church here, has tendered his resignation,
to take effect January 16.
BEATRICE The worst snowstorm of the
season has been raging here today and snow
covers inn ground to tne depth of four
Inches. It Is growing colder tonight
GRAND ISLAND Charles Artnm. nf
Mlndon and Miss Birdie M. Feathers of
Kearney were united in the bonds of wed
lock by County Judge Mullln yeaterday.
NELIGH A small fire in the Atlantic
hotel did several hundred dollars damage to
iiirnuure iasi muni. i ne nre started on
the second floor and the origin Is a mystery.
PLATTSMOI'TH The mortenire record of
Cass county for 1906 is as follows: Amount
or larm mortaae-ea filed. 417(U9- re eased
$'2ft,a71. Amount on city property filed, $102,.
000; released, $965,544.
i lATTBMOUTH Julius Pitts, a nmm.
Inent farmer residing a few mllea south of
Plattsmouth, slipped and fell and broke the
Kneecap in tne same tilace It was broken
about two montha ago.
BEATRICE The marriage rate In Gage
county is on me increase aa mown ny the
records In the county Judge's ofllce. In
1904 226 marriage licenses were Issued, while
in j:m mere were ztu.
ADAMS The electric Uaht nlant Is In
running order and the town is well lighted
oy nve arc ngnts in tne business section
and practically all the resident portion will
do wirea in a aay or so.
HUMBOLDT The two-Inch fall of snow
which visited this section Monday nlaht
melted qulto rapidly until early Tuesday
morning, wnen tne tnermometer took a eud
den drop and steady freezing weather is
now tne oraer.
HUMBOLDT Mrs. Al Thompson, wife of
a young iarmer living a tew miles nortn
of the city, died at her home this morning
after a short but severe Illness. The de
ceased was about 30 years of age and leaves
one small cnna.
NF1L1GH County Treasurer N. I. Nless of
Antelope county has been stricken with
writer's paralysis and his right arm and
hand are totally useless as a result. The
cramp Is due to the over-exertion Incident
to closing tne year s nusinesa.
BHATKlCE wiiuam Hadden waa sen
tenced to ten days in the county Jail for
assaulting Earl Wallace. Four boys who
gained entrance to the Paddock opera
hoirae by prying open a window were lined
xj and costs each in police court.
HASTINGS The funeral of Mrs. Eliza
both Brach took place Tuesday afternoon
irom tne uerman jutneran church. Mrs.
Uracil, who was 6 years old, died at noon
Sunday. She was the mother of William
Brach of the department store of Wolbach
a Hracn or this city.
FREMONT There has been a light fall of
snow here today, accompanied by a strong
north wind, which has drifted it consider
ably. The ground was very Cry and tha
roads as dusty aa in summer before the
snow fell, and It will consequently be
good thing for the land.
ALBION The snow, which began falling
night Detore last, continued during the day
yesterday and the ground this morning Is
covered to a oeptn oi aDout tnree inches.
The wind has shifted to the north and the
weather Is growing colder and prospects are
good lor a severe storm.
ALBION An enthusiastle meeting of the
l-'arniers Elevator company was held yes
terday In the county courtroom. The yearly
report snows that a large business has been
done and the company begins operation this
year In splendid condition. Officers for tho
ensuing year were elected.
BEATRICE The Assembly gave Its an
nual New Year ball last evening In Nichols
hall. About fifty couples of the leading
society people of the city attended the
affair, which was a notable one In many
respects, taaie wails orcnestra oi lAa
coin furnished the music
PLATTSMOUTH Em "A. TTurl. one of
Plattsmouth's young retail merchants, ami
Miss Minnie Andres were united in mar
riage at the home of the bride's parents in
Omaha last evening. Mr. and Mrs. Wurt
departed for Chicago and other eastern
cities for a short bridal trip.
BEATRICE In the case of Mrs. Marie
Freed, who brought suit In the county
court against the estate of the late James
Charles for $184 for care and nursing of
Mr. Charles during his last Illness, Judge
Bourne yesterday rendered a decision dis
allowing the claim of the plaintiff.
BEATRICE The annual meeting of the
Gage County juedlcal society was held
here yeaterday at whlcn these officers
were elected: Dr. C. A. Bradley, president;
Dr. Osborne, vice president; Dr. I. N.
Pickett, secretory-treasurer. The next
meeting will be held in Wymore July 1.
BEATRICE Word waa received here
yesterday of the death of James E. Lee, a
former resident oi eeaince. wnicn oc
curred at Boise City, Idaho. He left here
In 1880,- and while a resident of Beatrice
was engaged in the manufacture of wagons
and carriages, lie is survived by a widow
and two sons.
HARVARD At the German church, this
city, Miss Nellie Yost and William Witt-
lake were united in marriage, the pastor.
Rev. F. Maurer, speaking the words that
united them in the presence of a large
number of friends who gave expression
of their friendship with many beautiful
and valuable presents.
PLATTSMOUTH J. F. Clugev. who re
sides west of this city, reported that soma
one had killed one of hla calves and after
removing the hide lert the carcass near the
road. Later he learned that two boys had
sold the hide to a butcher In this city for
$1.75. The boys claim that the animal was
dead when they found It.
NORFOLK The Northwestern's seed corn
Blsr Elevator Changes Hands.
HASTINGS, Neb., ,Jan. S.-(Special.) It
is announced that negotiations have prac
tically been closed by which the Harroun
grain elevator at EJwood, Kan., probably
These figures, furnished by Government
Observer Corbln, show an excess of 154
Inches above the normal for last year.
Worth less Cheek Shews Vp.
FREMONT. Neb. Jan. $. tSprctal.)
Three checks, on of $100, one of $5,0u0 and
one for $-t.V showed up at the First Na
tional bank tor collection from an outside
correspondent, drawn on the bank and
purporting to be signed by F. H. Barber.
No person of that name had a deposit there
or was known to the bank officials. It is
believed that the party who drew them
did not realize anything on the two larger
checks, though he may have on the smaller
one. The blanks had evidently been ob
tained from the bank here.
Edaeators Meet at Hastings.
HASTINGS, Neb., Jan. .-(Special.) The
Central Nebraska Educational association
and the Central Nebraska High' School De
clamatory association will hold their next
Joint annual meetings In this city on April
4, I and 1 The time and place ware se
lected at a conference of the officers of
th two associations. Abo twenty-air
NOT A "PATENT
Scott's Emulsion is not
a "patent medicine." It
has no secret ingredients.
Your doctor can, no
doubt, tell you as much
about it as we could. We
have merely perfected the
method of blending the
Norwegian cod liver oil.
hypophosphites of lime
and soda and glycerine.
As one grocer will blend
coffee better than another
so we have succeeded in
making Scott's Emulsion
a little better than any
other cod liver oil pre
paration. There's no
"patent" and the only se
cret is the secret of know
ing how, with the per
fected mechanical means
at hand to do it. Get
Scott's and you get the
perfect emulsion. It's the
greatest thing in the world
for regaining strength and
flesh lost through wasting.
tCOTT a 80WJ4I, sat fsarf Saeev Nest York
tlon are well prepared for the storms of
winter In the matter of housing and caring
for stock. Hay and feed Is plenty and the
outlook for the coming cold season is verj"
BEATRICE Hose Company No. 3 elected
these officers last evening: Jesse Johnson,
president: Lou Haaer, vice president: J.
F. Pethoud, secretary: Frank Kowman.
treasurer; Clinton Morrison. steward;
Ueorire. Comer, foreman: Kred Colvin, first
assistant foreman; Charles Hlnkle. second
assistant foreman. After the meeting a
banquet waa held at Victor Lang'a res-
BEATRICE The first annual banquet of
the Incoming and outgoing county offi
cials was given to tiie Board of Super
visors at the court house last night The
affair was attended by thirty-five officials,
and after nil had feasted at the banquet
board, toasts were responded to ny those
present. County Assessor W. W. Scott
waa toastniter and a deliphtful evening
was the result.
FREMONT A reception waa tendered
Rev. W. H. Buss, who after four years'
absence from this city returns and resumes
the pastorate of the Congregational church,
t the church narlnra last evening. 1 here
was a very lnrpe attendance not only of the
members of the church, but of his former
frlenda and acqualntancea throughout the
city. The local post of the Grand Army
was present In a body.
ALBION Tomorrow a rhanae will be
made In the countv officers as follows: II
Funru, repuhlicnn. will succeed L. O. Brian.
republican, as county treasurer; F. W. Hoff
man, republican, will succeed C. W. Penney
populist, as county superintendent or
schools; Ed Evans, populist, will succei-d
Loran Clark, republican, as sheriff. No
change Is made In t offices of the county
Judge, county clerk and coroner.
LEIGH An Important business chann.
occurred here the first of the year In tho
nrm oi nann roa. A Held, which is en-
aged In the Implement business, Hahn
troa. Purchasing the third Interest nf M-
Held in the business and building. The
building, which is a large two-story, double
brick, waa Just completed last fall and I
the finest In town. Hahn Broa. will con
tlnue the business and Mr. Held will retire.
SHELTON A well attended meeting nf
the business and professional men of Shol-
ton was hold In tne opera house the last
week to discuss plans for securing the
extension of the Missouri Pacltic railway
from Its present terminus at Prosser
across the Platte river to this point and
committees were appointed to use their
Influence with the company with this end
In view. As this Is the most central point
for another line It will be a great benetli
for both the farming community and the
company to furnish the southern outlet.
FREMONT Only three chanaea taka
plaoe in the force of officers at the court
house tomorrow. R. J. Stluson succeeds A.
H. Brlggs as county Judge and will retain
the same clerk. John Matzen succeeds
Charles Arnott as county superintendent.
Mr. Arnott will manatee the newlv estab
lished bank at Uehllng for the present, but
Intends next rear to resume i-dueatinnHl
work. John Knoell, democrat, succeeds
George Coddinaton, democrat, as countv
treasurer. He has appointed Luke Mundv
of Pleasant Valley deputy and will retain
tne same clerks. The republicans retain
control oi tne county board bv a maJorllv
FREMONT The bodv of the man killed
In Saunders county Sunday morning was
brought to Wader Bros.' undertaking rooms
In this city yesterday afternoon and viewed
uy a large numhor of people, several of
whom are of the opinion that the man was
In this city Friday or Saturday. Charles
Pierce, a brother-in-law of Thad Browning,
Is quite positive that the body Is not that of
Browning. Another party, whose reputa
tion, however. Is not the best, claims to
have "taken In the town" with the mur
dered man Thursday evening and says that
both were drinking heavily, but claims to
know nothing of nlm since. The officers
have spent three days tracing clues with
out having anything to show for it.
SHELTON One of the finest fall and
winter seasons for length, duration and
mildness aeema to have terminated with the
ending of 1906. Early goers yesterday morn
ing were greeted with a fall of mist and
sleet which continued throughout all the
first day of the new year and until 6
o'clock this morning when a fine snow
began falling and by 8 o'clock almost
three Inches deep laid evenly over the
ground. This is the first snow of anv
importance this seanson and the farmers
have completed their corn harvest and
stock has been well provided for the winter.
With granaries well filled, mows full of
hay and prices for all farm products
good, the east end of Buffalo county Is
experiencing a degree of prosperity as
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January Is the best month of winter
The Healthfulness of
How Dr. Hartman Avoids
Colds and Catarrhal
the host for health, the beet for baslneaa, the)
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The trying weather of November and De
cember have passed and mnM people hare be
come acclimated to winter weather.
Pr. Hartman, In seaktng of catarrhal
disease prevalent during Jsnuarjr, among other thing, said: "Notwithstanding
January is a midwinter month, fewer cases of chronic catarrh are acquired
during this mouth than any other month of the rear, with the possible excep
tion of October."
He went on to say, "The healthfulness of January weather, however,
should not put people off their gnard. There are many little rules that should
be carefully observed. '
"For Instance, the feet should be kept dry. The hands and wrists kept
warm. Sleeping rooms should be well ventilated. The throat gargled with cold
water every morning. All these are excellent preventives to catching coltl
or acquiring catarrh."
The Doctor further said, "During a long
and busy life I'have never omitted these de
tails. In addition to these, I always have a
bottle of lVruna In my room. If I have a slight
cough or hoarseness, the least sign of sore
throat or sneezing, I take a few doses of re
runs, and the dlfflcultr disappears.
"I have used Peruna very nearly all my life, and I attribute my hale and
hearty old age to use of Teruna. 1 know many other old people who can aay
"While "January Is a salubrious month, yet caution should be observed
Those who have chronic catarrh ailments should be warned that the health
fulness of January weather is not sufficient to benefit catarrhal diseases. It
can be assumed that the catarrh is of a grve nature. A course of I emn
should be resorted to.
Peruna," says Dr. Hartman, "is my own
remedy for catarrhal diseases, whether acute
or chronic. From the slightest cold to the
most settled and stubborn catarrh, I use
rerun a and Peruna only, and certainly my
success In treating catarrhal diseases ought
to be a guarantee that Pemna Is an efficient remedy.
"I have received many interesting letters from those who have taken
Peruna, telling me the value of Peruna In preserving health, preventing dls
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is from Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Klee of 215 East Fourth street, Topeka, Kan.
Mr. Klee said:
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on every occasion. ,
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"I took Peruna for a cold which settled in my kidneys, giving me much
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Peruna in his family for five years. Among other things, he says:
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medicines I know of. I and my wife and our thirteen children do not need a
doctor since we use Peruna."
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special worked back from Uonesteel to this
city today, having visited every town on
the line. The crowds of farmers In Boyd
and Knox county today and in Gregory
county, bouth Dakota, are reported to have
been fairly good, considering the heavy
snow mat covers ine ground.
HUMBOLDT George Mathews, a farmer
who has lived In this vicinity for about a
quarter of a century, died last night at his
home ten miles nortn or the city, from
consumption, after a lingering Illness. He
leaves a wife and six children, snd was 44
years of age. Funeral services will be held
Thursday at providence cnurch
BKATRICE Yesterday the warrant for
F"e.7b from tne county in favor of the
liago County Agricultural society was de
livered to the society and the Droceeds
promptly turned over to the treasurer of
the organization, W. A. Penner. The treas
urer yeaterday began paying premiums
awaraea ai me meeting oi issxt.
PAWNEB CITY The W. C. Kern tew
elry store of this city was today locked and
the keys turned over to Sheriff Martin.
Mr. Kern has been In the jewelry business
at Pawnee City for over twenty-five years
and was supposed to be in good financial
standing. jso omciai report or the In
debteduess can be secured at present.
BATTLE CREEK Battle Creek has had
tne nrsi snow una winter, it commenced
Sunday night. Four Inches of snow have
fallen, with some sleet. It came from the
east, but has now turned to the northwest,
with a strong wind. It Is still snowing. I'.i
to noon today we have not seen the sun
this year, it is M degrees above sero. Snow
BEATRICE Following Is the mortgage
report for Uaae county for 1906: Number
of farm mortgages filed, ilb; amount,
$675,621; number of farm mortgages re
leased, 3ts; amount, 1577.902. Number of
city mortgages tiled, 29; amount, 1245,277;
number released. Zb; amount (2X1,169. As
compared with the report or 1804 conditions
are much Improved.
GRAND ISLAND The year 1906 was the
banner year for marriages In Hall county
County Judge Mullln Issued 234 licenses,
considerably beating the former high mark
of 192, in 19W. The divorce' record Is
twenty-two applied for, fifteen of which
were sought by the gentler sex and seven
by the sterner, all but two of which
were for cruelty and desertion.
HASTINGS A gymnasium Is being
equipped in the new JsO.OuO high scho.l
building here and the school board last
niKht adopted a resolution rirr,hil.iiin n-
use by students wno are addicted to the use
ol toliacco in any form. Tha school board
has also ruled that no student shall be al
.owed to have tobacco, cigarettes or cigar
ette papera on hla person during school
WF.8T POINT The winter season has sel
in in earn t throughout this section of Ne
hraska. An old fashioned snowstorm has
started rt tTTIs morning, snow falling plen
tifully and drifting with a strong north
wind. Indications point to a considerable
downfall of snow. The weather is raw and
cold, making travel la the country districts
difficult, as a rule ttis farmers of this sec-
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