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?THE OMAHA SUNDAY- BKE: AUGUST 12, 190(5.
Telephone Douglas 61 8
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Any store that cuts under our price must necessarily cut under
fcee them. It will please you to look, and it will please us to have
"La Grecque" Combined Skirt
t and Corset Cover.
fun like a princes gown.' without super- !
flunua fullness nt waist line. Closed In
hnyk. It cannot pull apart. (.stock we will make It to your order, witn-
lAMt all "IA flrecque" garments, th new I out estra rharge. Three days' time re
design prevents "working up" or any re- t quired on special ordera. Prices start at
stftctlon to absolute freedom of motion In I &o.
arty position!- " '' ' '
Graceful and artistic, exquisitely tailored
and has soft flat-felled a mi. "I.
Orecifue"- combination garments are all
made adj)istlble to ths- figure. A sic to see
then-.-' at our modern muslin .underwear el.
f Second Boor: '. ' '.' '.
The "M'" Waist for Boys and
EyERT MOTHER "WILL BE INTER
ESTED. Vie real scientific undrdrcss and sup
porting garments Tnr' boys ahd girls. ' The
resnns are seen In the waiwtss themselves,,
which our department lady will gladly
demons! rnt Come Monday and see them.
Made in two different weights.
PICK OF LIGHT WEIGHT WAIST. 15C
PRICE OF HEAVY WEIGHT WATST. SC
Wain floor. 1
plavs a constantly stronger -tone In favor
of a rigorous suppression of -the revolu
tionary movement. Today it declares that
every member at the outlawed Parliament
Who signed the Vlhorg manifesto must be
prosecuted. The censorship continues to
forbid the publication of all foreign criti
cisms of the government's course.
A renewal of peasants' trouble on a
small scale is reported from Vladimir and
All, the Important political captives are
rig) being Incarcerated In the fortress' of
St. Peter and St. Paul. The use of this
fortress as' a political prison was disVon-
rlnnikit ftfter fh kmniHiv of lust fall.
Press and Rnmlii Posad
.(OSCOW, Aug. ll.-The police have dis
covered in a neighboring villa? a secret
printing eatabllshment of the revolutionary
lengua. where the Vlborg an,d.TerJiokl man
ifesto to the army and navy have betn
printed. ' The police also captured three
bombs. It Is learned that among the mem
bers of the revolutionary committee re
cently i Wrested 'iniu'dscow' '.' was ' Jo'meV
Efrenoff, who Is said to huvo. been the
chief of the central organization of the,
Social Revolutionist's and Peasants1 league
of (ha Moscow district,' " 1 "' '
Wfty workmen agitators Were expelled'
yesterday irom Moscow.
At the session of thd central commit
of the Ortobcrlsts tomorrow, at which
the nlatform committee will' . present
nt'W program on which the party expJts
to ainet fo the ' country 'at the 6oming !
elections, the" progressive drift ' at the
country will be recognized by proposals
for universal suffragist direct in. 'he
cities aud In two states in the country
and the enlargement ' 6f the ' powers Of !
Parliament to Include i revision of j
treaties as woll as a discussion of loans,
taxes and concessions. M. Shlpoff, former
finance minister, will also proooso tho
rcorganikatlon tf the council of tho cm-
plre. or upper house, as an advisory body
with no executive power.. The platform
... . - ti
win aaopi a negauvo Biinuun wn i
proposition for a general expropriation of
land, mentioning only a division of stato,
crown and rhurch lands and an extenoion
of the activity of the local commission.. :
" ' , """" " . , .
It will recommend the -Mtthm of the
communlal .y.tem and a.l .pedal law, .
In order to place the peasan ry . on - . n
equal footing with the other cla.see;. the
amelioration of tho condition of the -wort
men, restricted autonomy ' for non-Rus-slans,
and will declare that the enactment
of a measure providing free education
should be the first car of Parliament.
., 'Bandit. Control Wimw.
WARSAW, Aug. ll.-An Incredible state
of affair reign, at Warsaw and Lodi. The
Inhabitant, are at the mercy of bandits,
anarchists rd terrorist.. Murder, and
robberlea. ' reoorta of which are .not oub-
M.h - .rtir -tllv Th. suthoritiea an- I
r.,K.-n. . r.o .tnnv six
anarchist, attacked a German factory
owner and hi. clerk, who were returning
rrnm the nanv. shot and kinxd botn ana
decamped with tTOO. i
Terrorist. Sentenced.' "
MITAt. Russia. Aug. 11. A court-martial
hera yesterday sentenced to death two'
teirorlsta, who were found guilty of sev
er 1 -rriurdera In the district of Wlrrdau.
I'ZOVKA, Russia', Aug. 11. Mine pwner.
of this district are preparing to present
to the government claims for damage In.
th case, of tlx foreign mine, which were,
flooded oh 'the 'ground 'that the' itrtka'was'
provoked by th attitude of the govern-ment.f-
Six hundred pound, of dynamlt
was stolen by revolutionists today.
l.lIfAt'. Russia, Aug. 11. The postmaster
her Vaa killed yesterday and robbed of
111.000. . I otherwise, to provide adequate security to
HEL8INOFORS. Aug. ll.HTlie Fthnlsh I the Brtlsh policy holders In the life iit
senat has ordered th withdrawal of tha j .ur.nce: companlc. which have their chief
Red Guard from the country and a petl- office, outsld of th Cnlted Kingdom, bqt
tlon to th emperor la being prepared for which carry on buslnea In thla country,
th r-stablltbnu nl of th old Finnish The committee found an almost unanimous
army of eight battalion, for the p.urpoe of opinion among th leading British; actuarie.
restoring the authority of the new Finnish I nd life Insurance manager, against cora
govemmeitt among the masses... j pelllng .uch mea.ures on the part of for-
RIVAL Russia. Aug. 11. The workfnen i e'sn companies. Among the reasons ad
of all the factorle. here .truck tod.y In vanced wer that such measures would
sympathy with th mutineer, of th cruiser i vlolat the principle that the whole pf the
Pawrat Asova, ho ar about to b tried ; ind of an insurance company should Je
by eourt-m.rtlal. - t available for the claim, of all policy holder.
TASHKENT. Asiatic Russia. Aug. 1L-! j ,hut ,lt n,1ht 10 r"Pr",-J on
Tb controller of th Central Asiatic rail-
way was murdered on th street her today.
MOO Otuk to Chicago and Rotara.
'TixiNOI8 CENTRAL RAILROAD. '
Ticket, on sal August 11. II and U.
'. Ret .if n limit, August K. -Tlskcts
aud Information at City Ticket
Offict, Itut Ftrnam St., Omaha.
f La Company Win Salt.,
TRENTON, N. ).,-Aug 11 Vic Chan
cello Stvn. filed In th court of chart
eery-today an opinion dismissing aue' suit
of Brry C. llitrklii against Thomua F.
Ryan for an accounting and a share of
tli profits In organising lh United Lead
I10.votf.uou corporation-, Mr,
HarKtn claims that th plan of cousnllr
dating about twenty-two lead plant irli
Inat.J with him.- Th court. In Us opti.l
ta. -doubts 1f Mr. .'.tiii had nti propi
rty right In . la Ma PI Mnsoiiaauiv
i Th court hold If h had a property
i itsht his ramodf U suit ot law tor
. - .
Bee, August 1Z, 1906. .
y cent Showing of Women's Rcady-to-Wear Garments. .
High School Pennants. Colli? or I'nl
Vfrr.Hr Pennant. Frs'ernnt Order Ton-
ruinta, in fact, moot any wanted, kind or
color. If we haven't the desired kind In j
If you want to "talk pennants, see our
furnishing goods man.
Main floor. '
.- ' . Last Chance
to have yot'r fine red blankets
Cashed bymili., procers.
, On August 15th wo make our Inst ship
ment of blankets to be washed at our
blanket mill. Send your soiled blankets
to our Blnnket Iepartment In basement.
When they come back to, you they will be !
bleached, rennlshed and rebound. In fact. ;
made like new. This will certainly pay
you. Prices for single blankets, 7Bc; for
double blnnkets, $1.00. Be sure and send
your blankets to us before August 15th.
Real Indian Head Shrunk
THI8 SEASON'S , MOST POPULAR
WHITE MATERIAL When you ask for
"Indian Head" be sure you get It; there
are many substltutea on the market, but
only fie "Genuine Indian Head." Ladles I
We close evenings at 5 o'clock, except Saturday at 9:30.
Howard Street Corner Sixteenth. x
FILE AND WAIT FOR WAtER
Shoshone Homesteaders Are Given Time to
YEAR BEFORE, DITCHES ARE READY
Many Who Registered Are Deterred
' from Filing by Tost of Irrigation
Digging .Will B4Jln W ith
out Delay. '', " ,'
LANDER, Wyo . Aug. ll.-(8pclnl )
Homesteaders on the BhnShone reservation
lands are to be allowed to wait until the
Irrigation works- are completed before mak
ing their Improvements. This Is the an
nouncement Just made by CoVnmlssloner
W. A. Richarda of the general land office.
.The Central , Wyoming .Irrigation .compauy,,
wmen was awsraea tne contract .Tor the
principal dltcH, will have the work under
way inside of sixty days,' but-It will he
year before water can be placed on, any
of the land, two, years before, raajorlty f
the claims can be watered and-three year
before, watsrj-an .be supplied to .the entire
tract.' TEhoss, who drew claims . are now
making their selections and filing will begin
on August 16. . "- i
Hana Berlin, who drew No. 1, has made
his selection of A vh'l
which is sought' by"
uable piece of land
Townslte1' cbm'pany sas a' site for1' Its''' big
reservation town. William Br lining of
Cheyenne, who drew No. 6, haa selected a
claim adjoining that of Berlin. The Lara
mle1 choppers, -who drew : No.. X and
have" t'lalms farther1 down tlW
I "YTt ana wiaeiy sep raiea imm eacn on-r..
, u believed the first fire selections WT11
j townslte.. Sculators ttfa
1 large, sum. fo ' the relinquishment
I "- ;' . ,i
rwWlM .bring several thousand dollar.
It is estimated by the land office officials
that not more than twenty-five of the first
100 who drew will file on thelr'landa. . The
i i - . i . i i i
$20 per ace. hn. deterred many from: filing.
g. r,r8on,jl0.. n ames have al-
from tho b) whM,
more m on
rMrvi,Mnn rir,ntl. .-hnM
were drawn out last will therefore stand
a good chance of securing a fine claim,
providing they care to take up the' land
and pay for the water at, 120 per acre..'
Considerable Complaint Is heard here
among homeseeker. because of the alleged
attitude' of the railway companies with
reference to .llmiu of. round 1 trip ..tickets.
These tickets are" limited returning to Au
gust IB and holders mu.t .tart from Lander
not later than thla date, and as th filing
J" nt begin until August IB a large
' number will, be unable to file on their land..
Several holdrra of .ticket, have appealed
fcr rell,f. but 11 ' ald def ear a
i ... ......
LORDS DESIRE NO SECURITIES
Committee f British Parliament Re
port. After Inveatlantlnc Affair
ot Inamance Companies.
LONDON, .Aug. ll.-"In view of the evi
dence it ha. heard tb oovmltte. doe. not
consider that, - in th interest of British
policy holders, 'It Is desirable to compel
foreign companies to deposit funds In this
This Is th finding, of th seleot com
mittee of the House of Iords appointed to
Inquire Into and report on what steps should
be taken by the depositor of funds, or
' ,n 'rl or iqreign luvtrnu n, i.un.
mlgnt lead in puoilc to neueve in. me
solvency ot the comp.ale. making 'the d-
posit, wa guaranteed by th government;
that such deposit, might seem to Imply a
statutory basla 'for valuations
The report My that foreign companies
should be placed, a. far.-aa possible, Jn
th same , position a. BritlsU companies.
They should be made lo comply with ti
requirements ot the Uf Insurance com
pany's aqt pf 170. The deposit of IKO.IJn),
which Hdi act makes obltgtdry on th part
Bf any new company, foreign or British,
rsyents the. formation ot "mushroom com-
panles." hut allow withdrawals of this
. , r,i,,.,,. .,.,-
P" a soon ss premiums sraount to
, , Ths" committee recommends as an ahao.
.' ., to .i,-.. holder of belna
'"H5 ru,?,n'? J;- ' "
i Slwayg able, 10. proceed aglnt companies
, ls th courts o thls-country that evry
"company should 4 ref ilri to maintain
'J, uneano L,.,iv u.-.
hl POt of liOS.OOO permanently so long
our qualities. Come Monday and-
you look. Second floor.
; who use It say It beats all other white
j materials for suits, even linen. Wa have
the genuine, 36 inches wide. 16c per yard;
40 Inches wide, 2oc per yard.
What Is This Customers De
posit Account Department?
A great many don't know, but should;
It would be to their advantage to know.j
It la a department operated for the benefit'
of our customers, .where they may de
posit as small a sum aa often or aeldom
aa they wish, then when shopping at our
store .they have the amount of their pur
chase charged against the money on de
posit, the unspent portion of your account
earns 4 per cent Interest, compounded
every three months. Your money may be
withdrawn at a moment's notice. We do
no banking business. Investigate; you will
Balcony, rear of main floor.
, Resting Room Third Floor.
'You are welcome to use our rest room;
make use of Its many free features, com
fortable chairs, telephone, writing desks
In connection with our resting room we
are prepared to do manicuring. Mlsa
Logan, expert manicurist, is in charge.
as Its policies continue outstanding In this
FEDERATION MEN IN CHICAGO
Representatives of American Lahpr
Society true Harmony Between
1 Rlral Teamsters' Intone.-
CHICAGO, Aug. 11 Three representatives
of Samuel Gompers. president of the Amer
ican Federation, of Labor, appeared before
the rival conventions of teamsters today
and urged harmonious action.
J. B. Letmon, vice president of the federa
tion, and Frank Morrison, its secretary,
arrived from Washington, and with J. D.
Pierce, the national 'organiser, who Is
stationed here, went before the Shea - meet
ing and later addressed the other session,
where- the antt-Shea men met. Charges of
extravagance were made against Shea and
other officials at. the latter conyentlon.
Salaries and expense accounts were dls-,
ensued find declared exorbitant.
ARMOURS TO BUILD BIS PLANT
FtfF Million Dollar Packing; Hoaae
' ' 'to - Be?" Erected piear . .
MINNEAPOLIS. Minn., Aug. 11. A de
cision reached today by the .cUlieM" cotn-
mlttee assures the Armour Packing; ,eom-
pahy's J6,0od.(y plant for northeast Min
neapolis rind the adjoining own of St.. An
thony. TWo htindreld' Wtzwns-will pledge
the sum necessary to build the water and
sewer' mains to the' plant. When - this
agreement Is sent to Chicago Monday and
Is signed by Mr. Armour himself, agents
of . tlie company ..Will cjpse the option, for
the land and' thei fllie. wflU. be ready . for
building operations -next April.. ' '.. .
DEOARMO II At A STRUM OlS TIMK
Morrted Twlee, Divorced and Sen-
teneed to Prison In Three Week. .
BEAVER CITY. Neb.. Aug. ll.-(8peclal
Tele.gram.) Mlirrled twice . to the same
woman, . divorced and sentenced to five
years In the penitentiary, ail within three
weeks. Is the record of Walter Pegarmo.
Exactly three weeks ago, he was married
to Miss Luella Thompson of Wllsonvllle,
but across the county, line In. Red Willow
county, where the ceremony was. invalid.
They crossed back to this county and were
again married.. It developed that, Degarmo
had an undivorced. wife; in Carthage, 111.
Today he wa tried at a special term 'of
the (Jlstrlct court, and sentenced by Judge
Orr to five, years In the penitentiary.
In. the court room fie confessed that' he
had 4one wrong, but that at the expiration
of his sentence he would return and again
marry Miss Thompson. He stated thut
j b ,t flr.t represented himself as an un-
murtitru nuiii, unu t nn nr ivii jii luve ana
wlshec to be miirrled thnt he thought It
would take too long for a divorce and he
had relied upon the hope that his 'former
marriage would riot be discovered.
' Mies Thompson also appeared In court,
and upon her own statement nnd 'the con
fession of Degarmo the marriage was set
aside and hier maiden nama restored. The
prlxoncr begged that he might see her for
a few moments at least, but the privilege
Sprerk-rls Hebytld- Home. .
BAN 'FRANCISCO. Aug. ll.-The Clau.
Sprecklea mansion on Van .Nee. avenue is
to be restored at ah expenditure of IHul.OuO.
According to the terina of the contract. It
will be ready tor oceupancy within a year.
Before the fire he Sprecklea mansion was
one of lhe most pretentious homes in
America. The marble In the hall alone
cost over tlOO.Ono. The rest of th houre
waa furnished In corresponding aiyle. Jn
ltn thun An hour the fnnioii u rr rrAmrv
I paintings tapestries and carvings were re-
oucea to neaps 01 aanes-ena cnurreo siones.
Th houa waa completely gutted . by the
FORECAST OF THE WEATHER I
Fair Today and Tomorrow In
kraika, Iowa, onfh Dakota
vVASHINOTON. D. C. Aug. 11 -Forecast
of th weather for Sunday and' Monday:
For Nebraska, Kansas and South Da
kotaFair Sunday ' and Monday, warmer
Sunday. - ' ' '
For Iowa, Misaourt and Colorado Fair
and warmer Sunday and Monday.
For Wyoming Fair and warmer Sunday;
For Montana Fair and Continued warmer
Sunday; showers and cooler Monday.
OFFICE OF THE WEATHER BCREAl".
OMAHA. Aug. 11. Official record of tamper
atui and precipitation compared with- the
corresponding day of the last thre year:
. . 14. 11(03. 104. i.a.
Maximum temperature - II IT M
Minimum temperature... iM 78 62 K
Mean temperature 7J 8S 74 - SO
Precipitation .00 .00 ' .00 .14
Temperature and preclpltatkm departure
from th normal at Omaha since March 1,
and comparlaon with th last two years:
ivormal temperature 71
Deficiency, for the dav t
Total deflWency sine March 1, 190H IS
I Normal precipitation .11 Inch
iw.n. v for the dav II Inch
I Total rainfall sine March T IS. 07 in
I rtenclenoy ilnn March L.lsot.;.. J 64 in
eflriency for cor. prHo! lms... 7 7 In
Denclncj for cor. period I-U la
MORE MONEY IN NEBRASKA
Are?iori rind the Jreopls Better Tiled
Ibtn in ths Fretioni Year.
WINNETT NAMES LANCASVER DELEGATES
Tom IHirnell. the Prohibit ioa Agi
tator, t nwlttlngly tilvra, Oaaic
Away flaring Visit to Norrl
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. jug. 11. (Special.) Investiga
tlon' of the work of the State Board of
4 Equalisation shows the people of Nebraska
have more money on hand than last year;
have more money loaned and secured by
mortgages, and mure notes not secured.
Money in corporations has also Increased
and so have book accounts. The following
table ahews a comparison of some of these
Bonds -. . . ,
Money, paid In
and loan associations.... 19K.01S
Stocks In corpora lions.... 144.47
Money on hand.. !,6ti,4S8
Personnel of Inraater Ielrgatlon.
Though Norrls Brown still carries hla
delegation arbund In hi. white vest pocket;
H. J. Wlntiett tonight turned his loose for
the public- to feed upon. The delegation
cnrlslsts of the following: Judge Lincoln
Frost. Judge M. B. Reese, I. M. Raymond,!
8. W. -Burhham, Judge Allen W. Field. Z.
8. Branson, "John' M. Stewart, M. B.
Chene', F. M. Hall, Judge J. B. Strode,
A: E. Perrln, T. J. nirkson, Judge W. H.
Knginnd, A. V. Lawson, J. H. Mockett,
Jf.,' IT.' S.'- Ellenthorpe, Fred Bex-kman,
Henry "Diesel, W. B. Rose. J. C. Harpham,
Ti W. Smith. Mart Howe, F. B. Spellman.
HArry Dobbins, ' John: Watson,' W. ti
Stewart, A. C. Greenlee, A. R. Vancuran,
C. W. Speers. V: H.. Bull. F. E. Park, C
T. Boggn, Iem Canfleld, Alfred Graham.
Brown and Darnell.
That Norrls Brown Is the preferred can
dldato tor United .States senator of Tom
Darnell, the professional prohibitionist,
waa given away when he came Into the
office, of the attorney get.eral this morning.
"How are you Mr. Brown T How la
everything in Dodge countyT" aaked Darnell-
I feel all right about Dodge," answered
the attorney general, "though I guess It
will be pretty close up there." 1
"I think there will be no, trouble," said
Darnell. . "You know I always look on the
bright side of things and never, get dis
couraged, even 'If ' things do Hook rosy.
"Mr. Darnell,", hastily Interrupted Mr.
Brown, "let me Introduce the reiv r'.er for
The Bee and the reporter for the Star."
"Yes. y'es,'' answered Darneili hastily
taking his cue. "Well, "we have got Mr.
Rosewat'er downed.. We've, been Jumping
on nim, you know." ''
"Have y.ou,'. anything against Mr. Rose
water except that he- does, ntjt , advocate
prohlbltlorff" ''was aaked Darnell.
"No; sir, not a thing-'. He I.' Just 'wrong
on the temperance question; That' I. all
we have against him. We are 'against him
rather' for his omissions than his commis
sions," Answered Darnell.' ' ' '
'Do you believe what you say,-' that Mr.
Rosewater IS a champion of the lawless
aiid - Vicious 7!.' ' ''' '
wOir, yesi f s ;h.' haa not come- out for
prohibition, he, has ahown himself a friend
of the lawless) ad vlclou.," ... c i .
Exit Mr. Brown.;: . : ..
. -"Did -you- know Mr- Rosewater tried to
got a number o.f .vicious aaloons closed In
Omaha--las. winter,- but the police ; board
appointed , by .Governor Mlofcey refused to
countenance- the protests T",
"Well, that's what iqto pf the preacher.
sakl atj,tbo aaseanbli'," . aawiM4. the re
former, "but I guess he was.,doing 4 hat
to get their-votes. Some of.th.em wanted
to Include Go-ernor Mickey in the resolu
tion. . It Is funny to me that a lot of
preachers at ths assembly, said Mr. Rose
water was all right and should not be de
nounced. Some of them were good Meth
odist preachers, too. It : is my opinion,
however, that people who Jive. In Omaha
absorb the liberal air and overlook a good
mauy thing..'.' . .. ,4
Bryan Reception September 6.
The homecoming reception to William J.
Bryan, will be held in Lincoln on the even
ing of September 6. Mayor Brown received
a cablegram tonight from Mr. Bryan re
questing him to make the date September t..
CIGAR MAKER DILS OP IXJIHIES
Lonl. Schmidt ot Grnad Island Killed
by Falling- Dims Stnlrn. ,
GRAND ISLAND, Aug, . ll.-(Speclal.)
Louh) Schmidt, a cigar maker, who wm
found at J o'clock one morning thi. week
at the bottom of a stairway. Injured as
was supposed from a fall,' died at the St.
Francis hospital aa a result of his Injuries,
and 'Coroner Sutherland has summoned a
Jury to took Into the matter. Schmidt wa.
about to leave the city. "With a frlond
Ae called on Mr.'and Mrs. Charles Ellington,
living In the second story of tS building
In which they worked, and sent out for
some beer. . Later three girl., relative, of
Mrs. Ellerton, Joined the party. When
they, left Schmidt also left th room and
a llttl later those remaining heard a sin
gle thud and Uchmldt wa. found at the
bottom of tb hallway.
He preferred, to remain lying there.
Later h wa. again seen but Insisted on
remaining there and Mr. Ellerton gav
him a. rug, placing It under his head as a
sort of pillow. A police officer later dis
covered him and he waa taken to the po
lice station, a doctor was sent for and he
was then taken to a hospital. A - post
mortem examination ahows that the spinal
, , . "
chord was disorganised and that there was
a alight fracture of th vertebra. A
brother arrived In the city lagt night. 'It -
la stated that Svhmidt wa not on friendly
footing with some associates be had In this
city and this led to an - Investigation.
After a three or four hours' setslon th
Jury called by Coroner Sutherland, to In
vestigate the death of Louis Schmidt, a
clgsriiwiker, came to th couclualon that
Schmidt wet death by falling down a talr-
way, the testimony showing Uiat It was
accidental and that no on was to blame.
A striking feature of tb testimony wa
the hcaltancy of Misa Llxxle Kan to an
swer fully all queaftona put to her. 8h
had been In the Ellington rooms previous
to Schmidt's arrival and testified that sh
"Tr'i a "
was In the hallway talking with a man
when Schmidt came out and that she heard
ftchmldt fall. She would not, however,
say who the man was. The questioning
became warm, the Jurymen participating,
and a climax came when Joseph Stahl, one
of the Jurors, Informed the Jury that he
was the man. Stahl proved Anally to be
one of the main witnesses in the case.
While It was brought out that there had
been considerable feeling between SchmUlt
and a former foreman of the company.
Conrad Mauer, one witness testifying that
Mauter had threatened to ."get him yet,"
there was no evidence of foul play.
Sormal (lose, with Commencement
Kir relies and Banqnet.
WAYNE, Neb.. Aug. 11. (Special. )-The
Wayne Normal closed It. fifteenth year Fri
day with a banquet to 200 members of the
Alumni association, who returned for the
annual alumni day program. The success
ful meeting wss addressed by representa
tives of different classes and by A. L.
Tucker of the trustees. At the banquet
toast, were given by class representatives, I
Trustee Welch and Prof. Wilson of . the I
city schools. The commencement exercise,
began on August S with the annual contest
between the literary societies, and con
tinued with the concert program of the de
partment of music, the baccalaureate serv
ices) and union services of the Christian
associations, the prlxe contests of the de
partment of elocution, the prl.e contest for
eesays, orations, biography and debate.
The exercises were lnrgeiy attended and
were of a high order. The graduating class
from the teachers' courses numbered seventy-eight,
of whom seventy-iilx received
state certificates. The members of the
classes have good positions to begin teach
ing In September.
The sumer term enrollment reached 711
and the total enrollment for the year was
more than 1.600. The outlook Is for a large
enrollment at the opening of the school
year. September . The new buildings will
be occupied before winter.. All of the pres
ent faculty continue next year and addi
tional teacher, are added.
LARD FEVER RAGES AT RI'I.O
Many Hintry Ones Go West or orth
for Cheaper Acres.
RtrLO, Neb., Aug. U.-tSpeclal.) Seventy
people left this county this week seeking
Investments and homes In Dakota, western
Nebraska' or Kansas and other places.
Many of them are wealthy and have all the
comforts of life here. Such a feeling of
unrest nd moving spirit haa never before
attacked the people of this county. They
high price of land here has much to do with
tha matter, however. Many have sought
cheap land and made Investments, while
the land that ha. been sold here, as a rule,
has been sold to those who wish to enlaj-ge
their farms. Put few outsiders have come
In here and purchased.
WIDOW ASKS HEAVY DAMAOES
Alleged Slayer of .Walter. CMoColla
- Made Defendant In Knit.
HASTINGS, Neb.. Aug. 11. (Special.)
A suit for IS.7W damages for the killing of
Walter Mctulla was Instituted this after
noon by the estate of the dead man against
Barney Pearson. The caae grows out of
the murder of Walter McCulla twp weeks
ago. . Barney Pearson, .the defendant In
tha damage suit, was arrested on the
charge of committing . the prime and 1.
held In the county Jail pending preliminary
hearing. The victim - is survived by a
widow and four children. Pearson 1. a
wealthy horse trader.
' Pay. fur Kama for ' Child.
GRAND' ISLAND, Aus: 11. (Special.)
Dr. and Mrs. Rich were the happy reclp
lent$, sopie ten day' ago,' of .the seventh
daughter. Having provided names for six
daughter. In the accustomed manner Dr.
Rich decided to offer a prlre of IS for
the most suitable ana pleasing name any
one would suggest, he and Mr.. Rich to
be the judges, a. a matter of course. The
contest closed and" Maxlhe Pauline ' Tyrcne
were chosen aa the names, two prise, be
ing offered, Mr.. Eaton of the Palmer
h9Ue having suggested Maxlne. and Mr.
Bljrg ''Pauline Tyrene." -Over a hundred
letters were received and a remarkable In
terest was occasioned by the contest, the
complete list of names, with those of the
proat-ntera, taking- up more than a news
paper, column. .. They were published and
no doubt will be cut out In many a family
and saved for future reference.
Ftaht on Harvester Trust.
CENTER, Neb,, Aug. 11. (Bpeclal.)-U'poii
Information furnished by W. II. Green, an
Implement man of Crelghton, County At
torney Berryman this week filed quo war
ranto proceedings against the Interna
tional Harvester Company of America. Til
object of the suit 1. to oust tha corpora
tion from the county under the anti-trust
law. of th state and nation. Ex-L'nltrd
States Senator William V. Allen drew tho
petition In this case and has been retained
by the prosecution. Mr. Qreen haa an
other case made up ready for filing which
wilt be against the corporation for (3,000
damages. On the strength of these suit,
a number of th creditor, of th corpora
tion ar resisting ths payment of their
notes, taking a. their defense th anti
-News of Nebraska.
PLATTSMOl'TH The city schools will
open September lo.
BEATRICE The Beatrice Driving asso
ciation will give , a matinee Thursday aft
ernoon. PLATTSMOl'TH Superintendent E. L.
Rdus will assist In the Dakota County
Teachers' Institute 'next week.
PLATTSMOL'TH Otto W,url and Miss
Mabel Hayes, two popular Plattsmouth
young people, ar to be married Wednes
day. "BEATRICE Blue Springs won from
Liberty at Blue Springs Friday afternoon
in a good game Of ball. The score was
t to I.
WEST POINT Clerk of the District
Court J. C. Pinker has been elected secre
tary of th democratic county central com
mittee. WEST POINT The school board of the
1,lnt indemndent school district
; huve announced Monday, September . as
j ti.r opening day.
BEATRICE Whil engaged In decorating
1 th Kp.scopul church, John Terhune fell a
aiaiance 01 ten teet ana was severely
btuhtrd about the boay.
WEST POINT Deputy Registrar' Krause
repnita the births und deaths for Cuming
lounly for the n.ooih of July to be aa (oi
lews: Births. 14. deaths, t.
PLATTflMOL'TH-The congregation of
the Chr.silan church gav to their new
pastor, Rev. A. L. Zinc, and family a most
J cordial reception in his i.ome
a, roT Dfilv p r. ....ni. . ..A.AMinav
surgeon of high repute, will locate In West
point In the near future and will o(n his
ofhie In th building of. the Krause Drug
PLATTSMOITH-The beautiful Holyok
"!nC P.r0ft.r'.1f ,hiS e','fi: h" bT"
!ld L? Ta 'ii t 'i' h h, Wi'." f'upy lu
i Mr. E. A. Hnlyoke and family emect to
j lemove to Fainnount.
BEATRICE Three train loads of crushed
rork wer brought her yesterday from
Blu Springs The rock will be used for
bailastiiig the I'nlon Pacific roadbed be
tween this point and Lincoln.
WAYNE The Wayne Commercial club
nd tha Wayne Commercial Club hand and
several hundred of Wayne's citisen aut
by special train to attend th fair and
case IKUl luurimuiem mi LKrruii.
BEATRICE "Bill" W llaon. a former uni
versity catcher who played with the
Beatrice ball tam two year ago, will Join
th local team her next Monday for th
gam against "Ducky" Holmes' league
NEBRASKA CITY Th Syrseu bsM
ball team defeated s local base bail team
this afternoon on th Fourteenth street
f round In a very one-sided game. The
1st lor put u p a fin gam of ball and won
by a score of M to . '
BEATRICR-Th Dlller Farmer' Flts
tor tuavpaujr Is Increasing in caAsclty it!
of the Grrat Clearance Rale .of
Li Berger's Big Fire Sale LI
We avMonlshed tho people of Omaha last week br tlie fnw
tlonal big cuta we made In the price of our Ijullea' Merchandise
I profits, value and rost were all disregarded and our b;hh were aoiti
at one-third to one-foiirlh of Its) coat to u,.
It Is een more Imperative that we reduce our atock this) week
as we must get ready to receive our fall goods now being bought in
the east by our Mr. llerjrer. We will therefore Inaugurate for next
week n sale that will even outdo our Are sale. - (
SlartirtJj Monday, AuJ,
You cannot be economical
cut In silk suit for Monday.
Wnsh Waists worth $2, 1 3, $4
and $5, to bt closed 7Cii
out t I VC
All our Wash Sklrtg worth $5,
. $6, $7 and $8, to be AO
closed out, at JOG
Wool Skirts, all kinds, worth
$7.60, $10, $12. $16 QO
to be closed out at . ,JJ
Any Wash Suitor Dress, worth
up to $16 and$20, to no
be closed out at l.IO
Any Wash Stilt In the store,
worth from $20 to 7.
$4 5, choice at J,JO
Cravenette Coats, all colors
worth $15, at $5.60 7 rn
We Mention Other Items Which
Sl'RIN'tJ HI' ITS fall colors)
WHITE BI'RQE BCIT8
FALL 1.UNU Tight-Fitting COAT8
FALL LONtl LOOSE COATS
SPKINO AND FALL BKIRTS
This will bn the sale event of a lifetime. Don't miss It and tell
your neighbors. Starting Saturday, August 11.
S. Fredrick Bergcr & Co.
The New Cloak Shop. Authorities on Styles. 1517 Farnnm SL, Omaha.
the elevator at Dlller to the extent of
S.otiO bushels by raising the roof ten feet
The hopper scales, which- recently gave
way, are being replaced.
BEATRICE As the Christian church peo
ple of this city are without a place to
worship, because they are at present en
gagpri in building a new edifice, they will
hold aervlces at the clmutauqua , grounds.,
br.'th morning and evening.
8rRACr8E--The residence of George
Wolfe waa partially destroyed toy fire Fri
day night. The damage by smoke and
water will make the total loss about lt00.
The building wa. Insured. .The tire orig
inated from a defective flue.
GP.AND ISLAND Milton Hunt, a switch
man In the local yards of the I'nlon Pa
eltm, was struck In the face by S project
ing board while, his train wfta In motion,
ami the fat.'- was considerably cut' ami
brulacd, but the Injuries are not' 'serious.
BEATRICE A "Peeping Tom" Visited the
home of C. W. Hottenateln Friday night
and bndly frightened Mrs. Hottenweln, wno
waa Just getting ready to retire when sue
saw a man peering through the window at
her. The' pollco were notllled,' but the
W EST - POINT The Cuming county
teachers' Institute will hold its annual ses
sion at Wiener from August w to ii. The
teaching corps will be i'rof. Stahl, county
superintendent; MUs Lertha Knoll, . Miss
Lulu Ianouetle, I'rof. W. T. Stockdale and
Prof. R. M. Campbell.
GENEVA Several thousand people at
tended, the Woodman picnic which was a
decided succexs. Superior and Button
played ball resulting in a victory for -Button
by 4 to- i. The water llgtit- between
the Hebron and Geneva fire companies- was
won by the home team." The aay wound
up by a daiice In the new hall.
BEATRICkV Mrs. Purney. who was re
cently deserted by her husband, at ' V y
mvre, is lying seriously 111 at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Evun Ellis in thi. city,
where charitably inclined resident, ot
Beatrice are contributing to ber wants.
Her three children have been adopted anu
piaced in good home. In thi. city..
PAWNEti CITY H. H. Hawkins, a bunl-
Iieas man of Dubois, met With a serlou. ac-
cloent in Ills office, yesterday. A. h was
carrying ome broken glass the telephone
rang and. turning his nead toward it, he
wulacd toward tne door and atruck 'lis
wall, driving a Jagged piece of glas. Into
bis abdomen, cauaing a deep and painful
BEATRICE T. . P. Thomas of " Dubois,
Neb., who visited Beatrice Friday In search
of his runaway wife, was unable to locate
her. He alleges that sne ie:t nome tne
Hist of the eek, taking with her some of
his hard-earned cash. He traced his truant
wife to Bt. Joseph, but there lost track of
her. Turner Is proprietor of a restaurant
NEBRASKA CITY-Mrs. Anns B. Strobl
was found not guilty- this afternoon la
. i.rtv r.,..r, nt ! rii.rr, nf HelllDK liauor
i i,... niu,. nt kii,u.i, nn Hnndavi. The
Htr.ihlA rn was one of ' three cases filed
on July V alleging vlolatlobs of the liquor
law un the previous Sunday. Th remain-
lng cases will be tried In the county court
GRAND ISLAND Dr. McNafly. govern-
ment Inspector, cotidemnea twelve wriunui
of lamlm at the atock yards. Th lambs
nPA oAiii- h hIi The shlDment I
was from Reno, Colo., ana wb connigm-u ,
to Swift and Co., Chicago and Omaha. Th ,
shli.iueiit was cut out and the laiiio dipped ,
In the required "dip" and will be ready for
shipment ui a few days.
FALU CITY County Judge Gsgnon haa ,
bound over to the district court Charles 11. i
A they, cuaiged by Fannie B. Athey. who-;
Uvea near 6nubei t, with deaertlng her and .
their four children last February and since
then refusing to support them. . Bb filed, .
her complaint July & and the case waa !
heard for the first time August 10. The de- '
fendant was released upon giving a bond.
WEST POINT Charles R Kuhle and
Miss Amy A. Reed were united in marriage
at the home of the bride parents, Rev.
William Pearson onVlatmg. The groom
Is the foreman of the printing office of the
Nebraska Volksblatt of West Point and the
bride the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. M.
Reed, of Lyons. The young peopl will
be at home at West Point after Beptem- ;
ber 1. ' ' !
PLATTSMOUTH Much excitement was
cuused by. ..the Uinllng of a large black
snake, two feel and eleven Inches In length,
curled up on th floor Just inside the front
door of the Cigar store of Julius Pepper
h.ig in. this city Saturday afternoon. How
the reptile gained enterence lo the build
ing Is not known, but It occupied the most
cunxph'uoua position In th store to enjoy .
a nap. - a ' 1
ASHLAND The state naherles located a
few miles fast of Ashland ou the l'lallw
have lately been preaenled with two i-uii-lpptne
docks by a returned soldier. These
uui'k ar white, with red head, that .r
topknotled. They ar weo-iooteu, mil neer
go near the water, being strictly land
birds. They do not quack as do ordinary
ducks, but make a noise Ilk th his of a
I WEST POlM-Ben.sJmln Schlecht, a
""H known uung farmer living north of
. est Point waa united In
Dodge, to MIks Hosa Hronek. of that piac.
L athollc church, performed th ceremony.
!TI. youns T couple 111 go to housekeeping
t I. nmeuiatelv on the fa'm of th groom.
jukt purchased by him, two miles north of
WEST POINT William A. Mewls and
Mlsa L-ji.lly i. Jariett were married at the
. . . ....... ..... . . .. l. iK i ,
r iril I.uilieiaii tllHIVII III ' rtlisric, i
t'al . last week. The brkle 1 th daughter ,
of Harry Jarrett, a pioneer farmer of Cum-
lng county, and the groom has been for
many ra the foreman of ttie Democrat
office in vVet Point. . The couple will con
tinue to rtde In Lo Angeles, a her in
groom Is in bualnttis.
ASHLAND Bids for Hie construction of 4
a n w hfty-six fot standplpe In Earn'
Ashland have Ijeen ndvertiseii by the i it y
council. 'I n oouik II lias also piuvid-d lor '
th maintenance of twenty new e.-ctrc 1
street lights and iia uiade provision (ur
the care and maintenance of the pew city
park and th new public library.--Th city .
Board of Education t making eieni.iv
Improvement In th high school building.
PIERCE Frd Ho hi. who wss srrtd
lomi tlm ago for breaking window gla
frnnll In I h villas of Osmond Ji4 also
of stealing Or arms and kuiv from Ui
te i riMS-3 CI
all Merchandise Irft over from
13 the LUnnsr Da.y.
nnd miss this sale. I'nuaually big
Silk Suits, all colors and styles,
worth up to $40.00. O CIQ
$45 Fur Jackets, box fyf flfi
or blouse effects, atlYsJO
Near Seal Jackets, fancy lin
ings, $60.00 values, 2, (
One Beaver Jacket, a $125.00
coat, to the first j rt
comer, at ., O ,JU
One Imported Siberian Squirrel
Jacket, worth '78,y
Fall Suits, new models, exclu
sive styles, worth 7 Pft
$35.00, at I .Oil
'V.r Nor k Fear's nnd Muffs of all
kinds at unheard-of reductions.
We Have Not Room to Tricar
EVENING AND PARTY OOWXS
3 EZT71 CZZ3 C
hardware store of II. J. Billerbeck. had his
preliminary before County Judge Kelley
today and was bound over to the dlBlrlct
court In the sum of a(XV His brother. Will
Hon, wa th complaining witness. Comity
Attorney Van Wagenen appeared for the
state end Douglas Cones for the defense.
ASHLAND The venerable Father C. i
Hackney on Saturday celebrated hi. 9Jd
birthday. Although lie has grown quite
feeble during the last ye.ar.'he mill wnik
Irom his home to the postofllce almost
every day. Hi wife Is about six years
his Junior. If they both live until Septem
ber 11 they will celebrate the seventh-th
anniversary .of their marriage, being lh
oldest couple In Saunders county. Father
liackney holds the distinction of being tlnv
oldest living? Mason in the state of Nt-.
braska. , ,.
BEATRICE Yesterday morning a
sUanger registered at the ' Heatrire Tio'use
as E. Newell of Omaha.' lie ordered a'
double room, stating that he wa. on of a.'
oartv 01 tour canvauaers and thnt the nthnr
plan i ior ine room, ana aunng tne noon
hour he rifled the rooms cf the guest, and.
secured a considerable amount of -Jewelry-and
small amount of money. The robbery
was not discovered tintll late In the il-1
rnoOn, and then It wa. learned that the
thief had left the city on a Rock Island
train, which leave, the city abpuf 2 o'clock,
it was a clever confidence gums,' - well"
played.'- ' .. .- ' ,
FALLS CrTY-Frlday evening AboYorir
and Mis. Edna Spencer Arove about eight,
miles south of Fall. City to the home t-t
3. A. Htirger and were Mttlng 'in ; their
buggy -conversing with- Mtm ftlanrh Burger
when their hoie. became trlghtened. . at
the appearance of a steam thresher and
ttiilrled so suddenly that the occupants of
the buggy were thrown nut. Miss Burger,
who wa. standing soar th buggy waa also
thrown, to the . ground and seriously In
jured.. She has not 'yet regained con
HriotiBnrsa. ' Miss Spehcei- leaped without
Injury and Mr. Voder only .lightly
hrulsed. -- The horse la . .. e animal !
.'using to G. E. Hall of t. . city. It was
uninjured b;- its fright but the buggy wa
.considerably broken un.
pr.ATTSMOI'TH The annual Cass
county teachers' Institute will bo held. In
tm hl(rh B,.nool i,lldlng. Weeping Water,
banning Monday, August 10. Tor onn
w.ek. The Instructors will b Iean Charle
, Fordyce of L-nVorilIly riace. Superli:,- .
t.ndent C. Fulmer of Beatrice and Ml '
Margaret Farley of Lincoln, who are amm:
i the trading- Institute instructor. In tin
state. Monday evening a reception will be
given to the teachers and friends In the
Congregational church: County Superin
tendent J. W. Gamble has secured the fol
lowing named able lecturers for the oc
casion: . Dean Fordyce. State Superin
tendent J. L. McBrlen. Prof. N. "W. Gaines
and George L. McNott, the "Dinner Pall
Man," from Chicago. . A large choir of
the beat musical talent in thin county bus
'. been secured and the Institute promts
to be one of the best ever held in this
! county. . ....
i ' .
, Joseph F. Descher of Lincoln haa filed bis
application for voluntary bankruptcy In
1 tne United 'States district court, lie Is a
traveling man and confesses to W.W6.8S i la
bllltias, but is shy of any assets.
We don't have to
define tht , word. :
Smoke an ' - '
cigar and you'll realize
t and appreciate all that
it means. '
A. 8ANTACLLAA CO., Mkr,
IVreitr A Moore
Have your OVKUIXMT cleaned
ant presaed for (anil tf4j AA
tJis Utktt) T. .'. sjl.UU
On Monday aud Tuesday Only.
16th St Dye Works,
111 Nsrlk Itlh Stmt
Mlgy ORDERS SOUCrTTD.
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