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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 100C,.
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StNDAV-CLOSING A . DIFFICULT PROBLEM
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Attorney General, Brown Goes' to
'. WMkllftoa to Oppose Foitvoar -
'i In Snpremo Conrt.
l ?Fr'om Staff Correspondent.) '
TJ.NCOLN. .Oct I.-(Speclal.) Governor
Mickey held a conference with the Fire
nd- PoliceV Commissioners of South Omaha,
today.' The opinion of the attorney general
fcxplalned by -Judge J, B. Strode, who
prepared It. It was announced that the
board has almost entirely closed the saloons
ea Sunday. Publjc sentiment Is said to
be- ag&lost Sunday closlngand the board
has been . blamed, , for Issuing the order.
, Oovernor Mickey said he was told that he,
too, .had been criticised, but he said he
' could stand
The members of the board present were
Chairman C. W. Masson, T. J, Nolan, A. A.
Nixon and W. B.. Van Bant. J. L. Berg
qulst was detained at home. The board is
appointed; by the governor. The principal
complaint Is that- saloons are allowed to
violate the state law tay keeping open on
Sunday. ' ' The board has Issued verbal
orders 'through' the chief of police' to stop
tola practice, but the-orders In some in
stances have not been obeyed. . It Is re
ported that if a saloonkeeper Is arrested he
Invariably falls of conviction. The board
asserts that t ' has done all it can. The
Job undertaken Is admitted to be a large
one. , .Juries will not find saloonkeepers
gollty and It is impossible to keep the
s Moons closed In every instance. .
Mas C'oho Case.
Oovernor .Mickey, has received a trans
cript -f the evidence In the matter of a
complaMt that Male Cohn of Nebraska City
had' attached his signature to a legal
document s acknowledgement of the signs,
ture of C, varies D. Butterfleld when. In
fast, Mr. I'utterfleld was not before the
notary. -,The governor appoints all notaries
and be Is asked to revoke the commission
of Cohn. The document purporting tp bear
the signature of -Mr. Butterneld was one
obtained In ' proceedings which resulted in
verdict of disbarment of John C. Watson,
In whose law office Cohn was employed.
The document. bad to do with, a proposed
settlement of a threatened suit against a
Nebraska City banker for the alienation of
the affection of the wife of a, banker living
aoross jthe river in Iowa. The testimony
was submitted to the governor by. Judge
Paul Jensen, who had been, appointed
referee. Oovernor Mickey will hear the
argument of attorneys in the case Oc
tober It ,. r: ... ... ,
. - Railroad Tax Case. ' .
Attorney General Norria Brown will leave
for Washington tomorrow to appear before
the supreme court of the United States
October , - to resist a proposed motion of
the Union Pacific and Burlington railroad
companies to defer the .hearing of the
railroad tax appeal . until there Is a full
bench. Mr.- Brown will oppose the motion
and will file his briefs In the case and
urge that It be argued and submitted on
the date originally set, October .
Delay Lumber Tmt gait.
Judge A. M. Post of Columbus, formerly
chief justice of the supreme court, ap
pointed referee In the suit of the state
against the Nebraska Lumber Dealers' as
sociation, came to Lincoln today and an
nounced that, he would begin taking tes
timony In Lincoln October 30. George
Corcoran and E. J. Brown, both of York,
will -take the testimony In shorthand.
Judge Post aald he could not devote, his
entire time to the work and would be
obliged to adjourn the hearing several
days each week to gain time to devote to
his private business. .The attorney gen
eral believes the state can submit its testi
mony In a very short time, one week at
the most, but the defendants indicate t!at
they will require several weeks.
Among the lawyers representing various
lumber dealers and Arms in the Hut of
over 400 defendants sre the following:
Baldrldge & DeBord. Omaha, snd J. S.
Kirkpatrlck. Lineoln, appearing for a syn
dicate of 300 dealers.
R. n. Dickson. O'Neill, for O. O. Sny
der of that place.
W. J. Courtrlght of Fremont, for the
E. B. Perry, Cambridge, for his father
E. C. Strode, Lincoln, for the T. V.
Brown Lumber compnnv.
Flanshurg & Willian-s. Lincoln: E. J.
Clements, Lincoln; Warren Swltzler,
Omaha, for various clients.
' PlaK Case la Sapreme Coart. "
Attorney General Brown has filed a brief
for the state In the supreme court of
the United States In the noted flag cane,
entitled Nicholls V. Halter and Harry V.
Hayward, plaintiffs In error, against the
state of Nebraska. ' It is practically a
duplicate of the filing made in the su
preme court or Nebraska on which ' the
state's contentions against the use of the
national embUm for advertising purposes
were held good. Since the trial here, con-
Paid on Savings Deposits.
$1.00 will start an account. Money may
bo withdrawn at any time. Deposits se
. cured. absolutely by mortgages or bonds.
OLDEST LARGEST AND STRONGEST SAVINGS
BANK IN NEBRASKA
5 (Established 1881)
CITY SAVINGS BANK,
16th and Douglas St.
gress has passed a bill prohibiting the Is
suance of trade mark . stamps to firms
which use the flag In that way. Attor
ney General Brown quotes this act In his
brief to the United States tribunal. The
act complained of was selling beer in a
bottle decorated with a flag advertise
ment, , The. two, pien, weje, convicted at
Omaha and' sentencod to pay a iAne of
$100 eaoh. .with. cost .,, They appealed to
the supreme court of Nebraska and then
beaten there took the. case up to the last
resort of federal jurisdiction. .
Womaa -ftnirraae Convention. .
Mrs. Amanda J.' Marble of Table Rock,
president of the Nebraska Woman's Suf
frage convention, presided at the opening
session this morning and delivered the an
nual address. In which she reviewed the
work of the association and Us progress in
Nebraska. She referred to the Jack of
workers, but said the press of the state had
published all the matter furnished.
The report of the treasurer. Mrs. Alice
Isabel Brayton, showed the following ri
ceipta. and disbursements: Club dues, $227.55;
from club pledges. 173.45 ; from personal
pledges. (2&1.18: suffrage cook bonk, $97.11);
balance from Broken Bow convention. $3.08;
fr,om Oregon campaign, $120; hnlance on
hand October 1, 1906, $364.07; total receipts,
$1,236.91. Disbursements: To national as
sociation fqr dues, pledges and Oregon cam
paign, $611.40; postage and receipt books,
$5.60; to speaker at Salem, $10; expenses of
Broken Bow convention, $S8; state fnlr.
$12.12; postage and stenographer, $12; mes
sages and postage, $48.48; press work, $16.43;
secretary. $2.30; Epworth assembly, , $43;
speakers at Chautauqua, $22: exchange, IS
cents; total, $866.70. Balance, $370.21. .
At the afternoon session Mrs. Brayton
read a paper on ."How to Increase Our
Membership" .and Mrs. Margaret J. Cams
delivered an address on "The Women of the
At the night session Rev. Anna Howard
Bhaw delivered an address entitled "The
I'alveralty Sealors Fleet.
The "reformers" succeeded In effecting a
compromise between the two . factions In
the senior class of the university today and
the result was the election of C. McWil-
liams of Chester president. Miss Helen
Huse received twenty-eight votes ar.d
Denton Slaughter forty-five. The president,
elect received elghty-flve votes.
Baao.net for Mall Team.
8. C. Hoover entertained the league base
ball team of Lincoln this evening at the
Llndell hotel at a banquet. The menu com
prised nine courses, each designated as an
Inning. H. T. Dobbins, editor of the Even
ing News, officiated as toastiilrtster.
Coloradoana Call on llryaa.
Former Governor Alva Adams of Colorado
and Mr. liclford, democratic nominee for
congress in that state, called on W. J.
Bryan today and secured his promise to
make a apeech at Denver. October 30.
Mr. and Mrs. Bryan were guesta of honor
tonight at an elaborate dinner tender. d
by John E. Miller, president of the Lincoln
Commercial club, and Mrs Miller and Prof.
E. H. Barbour of the University of Ne
braska and Mrs. Barbour.
Mr. Bryan will go to St. Joseph, Mo., to
morrow, where he speaks tomorrow night
aaareaie Conrt Proceedings.
On recommendation of the bar com
mission, Menso W. Terry of Plckrell and
Julius Well of Lincoln were admitted to
The following cases were assigned for
oral argument before the. court:
Kinkead against Turgeon; Jakway
Skulnst Prouani; United States Fidelity
and Guaranty company against McLaugh
lin (on motion tor rehearing;.
The following cases were assigned for
oral argument before Department No. I:
' Carson against Lewis; Hoye against
nitrhls; Godfrey against Cunningham:
Continental Lumber company against
Munshaw & Co.; Langan against Village
of Wood River; Stale against Several
Parcels of Land (Grant); Clint-bell againxt
Chicago, Burlington A Quincy Railroad
company; St. r"aul Harvester company
against Paulhabcr; RtHiae against Harlan;
fchipinan against Chicago, Burlington &
Quincy Railroad company; Leyda against
Keavla; Mate ex rrl. Omaha Gas company
against W ilhnell: Larsou against Sloan.
Tb following cases a era aaslgued for
oral argument before; Department No. 2:
City of McCook against McAdams;
Beam, against Beam; Wolcott against
State Farmers Mutual Insurance com
pany; Sorensen against ' Townsend; First
National bank, Madison, against School
District No. 1; Sammons. against Kearney
Power and Irrigation company; WoodliuU
against Woodhull; Harlan against Fra
monti Colby against" Feaworthy:
The 'following caSt!Bl 'were assigned for
' submission on briefs! '
McMaster against Uotithit; Johns A
Sandy Co.-' against Reed; Grochowskl
against Grochowskl; Thostesen against
Doxsee (14469 and 14470); Wagman
against Kessler; Caproony against Mitch
ell; Steinkuhler against State.
The following cases were continued to
Acme Harvester company against
Oirlee; Russell against State.
METHODIST PREACHERS ASSIGNED
West Nebraska Conference Completes
8IDNET, Neb., Oct l-(Bpeclal.) The
west Nebraska conference of the Metho
dist Episcopal church completed Its session
yesterday. The following assignment of
pastors was madet ...
Holdrege District C. C. Wilson, presiding
elder: Alma, T. M. Hansom; Arapanoe,
B. F. Eberhart; Atlanta, R. H. Chrysler;
Axtell, J. O. Hawk; Bartley, J. F. Hage
man; Beaver City, George F. Cook; Benkle
man, 1 E. Crlppen; Bloomlngton, James
Leonard; Box tilder, J. A. Kerr; Cam
bridge. W. W. Gettys; Culbertaon, C. H.
Chadler; Danbury-Lebanon, M. L. Gar
dener; Franklin, W. T. Gatley; Halgler,
Harry Shepherd; Holhrook, W. 8. Porter:
Holdrege, B. F. Galtner; Hendley-Sprlng
Green, Axel S. Nelon; liuntley-Border
Chappe.ll, K. M. Throckmorton; lndlanola,
Kraal us Smith; Lowell-Newark, C. A.
Norlin; Loomis-Plea?ant View, F. E. Klrby;
McCook, M. D. Carman, Minden, A. L.
Umpleby; Norman-Campbell, G. M. Bur
nett; Orleans, B. F. Summers: Oxford, M.
8. Satchell; Kagan-Sacramento, E. B.
Crlppen; Republican City, W. J. Crago;
Rlverton. T. W. Owen; Trenton-Stratton,
Joseph Bennett; Uplimd-Macon, J. L. Murr;
Wlloox-Hildreth. Bryant Howe; Wllson
vlile, C. A. Powers.
Kearney District I H. Shumate, presid
ing elder: Amherst, to be supplied; An-i-eimo,
H. S. French; Ansley, Raymond
Rush; Arnold, O. B. Mayneld; Arcadia
t'omBtock. W. E. Matthews and Harold
Miles; Broken Bow, R. H. Thompson; Bur
well. E. H. Klefer; Calloway, R. R.
FUflcher; Coxad. 11. H. Meeker; Elm
Creek. W. C. Bwarti; Gibbon. A. J. Clifton;
Gotimnburg, J. T. Carson; First Kearney,
G. YV. Abbott; Kearney Trinity, D. C.
Mormon; Kearney Circuit, to be supplied;
Lexington, Oeorge P. Trltes; Lexington
Circuit, J. G. Hurlbut; Litchfield, Alfred
Chamberlain; Loup City, George H. Wise;
Merna, F. J. Schank; Mullen, to be sup
plied; North Loup. E. 8. Fox; Ord, M. A.
Wlmberly; Overton, A. D. Burtss; Ra
venna, C. E. Woodson; Ringgold, George
Taylor; Sargent, to be supplied; 8heltou,
W. H. D. Hornaday; Bummer-Miller, A. H.
Brink; Valley Charge, P. O. Ord and S. L.
Kli wers; Walnut Grove, to be supplied;
Westervllle. H. C. Barrett; Whitman, to
North Platte District Allen C. Chamber
lain, presiding elder: Bayard-Bridgeport,
W. F. Harper; Bertrand, R. E. Pogue;
Brady Island, E. Moore; Big Spring D. E.
French; Curtis, R. H. Carr; Chappell
Lodgepole, H. E. MacParlane; Elwood, ro
be supplied: Farnam, C. L. Moore; Grant,
A. Gilson; Grandy, to be supplied; Gerrlug,
E. J. Hayes; Harrlaburg. to be supplied;
Hershey, A. E. Murlless: Imperial. M. G.
Medlln; Kimball-Potter, J. M. Hasklns;
Iewellyn, Fred Johnson; Maywood,. Eugene
Markley; North Platte, & J. Medlin; Moore
fleld, to be supplied; Ogalalla, Russell
Link; Phllsade. D. W. Parker; Pine Bluff.
M. H. Bellan; Sidney, A. W. James; Stock
vllle, C. M. McCorkle; Bmlthfleld, Angus
McLean; Scotts Bluff-Mitchell, E. E.
Thompson: Sutherland-Pax ton. to be sup
plied; Wallace, W. F. Haynes, Wauneta.
E. W. McMillen. ' ' '
MA1 BR IT ALLY BEATS WOMAN
Mrs. Krehma May Die as Resnlt of
Flaht at Niobrara.
CENTER. Neb.. Oct. l-(Bpeclal. County
Attorney Berryman arrived here today
from Niobrara, where he had been called
to investigate some trouble which may re
sult IrT another murder case from the old
Missouri river town. Leo I. Lambrlgfror
and a. J. Lambrlgger. two citlsens of Nio
brara, have for some time occupied a part
of a house belonging to Mrs. Maria Runda,
widow of the late Vac Runda, and frequent
quarrels have taken place between the two
men and the old woman over the terms of
their lease, she occupying the other part
of the house. On Sunday one of these
altercations took place between Leo Lam
brlgger and Mrs. Runda, In which the man
gave the woman a severe beating. Susan
Krehma, a neighboring Bohemian woman,
seeing her countrywoman In the hands of
the Irate man, ran to her assistance with
a large club, whereupon the brute grabbed
the club from her hands and proceeded to
club her over the head, the sound of the
blows being distinctly heard by neighbors
half a block away. After having beaten
the woman Into insensibility he kicked her
In the stomach and left Neighbors arriv
ing upon the scene cared for the two women
and notified the authorities. The county
attorney was sent for and upon arrival had
Lambrlgger arrested upon the charge of
assault and battery pending result of the
Injuries to the Krehma woman, who Is In
a critical condition. The women sre both
old Bohemian women and know little of the
ways of this country. The Lambrlgger men
are old residents of this county.
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FENTOif BOTHERED Br QXESTIO.NS
Convention Wants Him to Explain
DAVID CITY, Neb.. Oct. 2.-(epeclal Tel
egram.) The democrats held their county
convention rn the court house this after
noon, with the usual number of delegaus
present. The first thing to come up was
to nominate one candidate for representa
tive, for which P. F. Fenton of this city,
who was In the last legislature, was a can
didate for renomlnatlon; also Joseph Dostal
as there was a large number of delegates
of Bralnerd, Neb. Then the light was on.
against Fenton. J. L. Svoboda of Abra
arose and asked Mr. Fenton in regard to
hi riding on passes for the past year and
asked him to explain these things to' the
convention. Fenton men hissed blm down,
when Editor Shea of Bralnard arose and
demanded that Mr. Svoboda be given a
hearing. After a short time Fenton arose
and explained things as best he could. A
ballot was then taken, which resulted:
Fenton, 4; Dostal, 52. -A. V. Thomas of
this city, a young attorney, wss nominated
for county attorney.
The populists' county convenelon met In
the court house at the same time ana re
nominated J. M. Boten of near Ulysss
by acclamation for representative. Thus
the fusion ticket will be P. F. Jentosj asi J.
M. Boten of Ulysses for represeatatkvoa.
Rl'SH FOR LAKD AT NORTH PLATTK
On Honored Sections Opened I'nder
tha Klnkald Art.
NORTH PLATTE, Neb.. Oct. l-(Speclal)
A land opening occurred at the United
States land office today and at o'clock a
heavy rush was on. The land Involved was
about 100 sections, located In Scott's Bluff
snd Banner counties. The commissioner
of the general land office designated Sep
tember SO as the data of the opening, but
that being Sunday, the matter went over
until today, wrien about ISO men had as
sembled at the land office door, eager to
gat LLs first choice of this land. Tha land
was mainly grazing, but fairly valuable,
ranging In value from $3,000 to $7,000 per
section. If the land were deeded. This tract
never became subject to the . Klnkald
homestead law .until today, the commis
sioner having, under the provisions of the
Klnkald law, . withdrawn the land for Irrigation-
purposes. However,-upon Investi
gation, the commissioner ascertained that
the land was ,non!rrlgable and therefore
restored It for. entry.
MANY BAPTISTS AT CONVENTION
Program of the Stnta Oatherla an
FRIEND. Neb.. Oct . (Special Tclo
gram.) The number of delegates present
at the Baptist sta,te convention has to
day reached 200. The officers of the
Ministerial association are: President,
J. F. Watts. Falrbury; vice president, P
C. McDowell, Omaha; secretary, C. B.
Stephens, Kearney. The state association
officers are: President. C. A. Chappell,
Pawnee; first vloe president, I. W. Carpen
ter, Omaha; second vice president, George
Vanwlnkle, South Omaha; recording
secretary, O. M. Fturdevant, Tecumseh;
treasurer, W. E. Rhoads. South' Omaha;
historian, L B. Newell, Glenvllle.
The program today has been full and
Interesting. The report of the Board of
Managers through Its corresponding sec
retary brought out some Interesting dis
cussions, among which were that "The
short time pastors are retained works an
injury to the church." Tha subjects dis
cussed under ten-minuute talks were;
"School Evangelism." "Swedish Work,"
"Resurrecting the Deed." "Glad Tiding,"
'The Sand Hills," "Strategld Points."
"Baptist Dessert," "Tha Frontier," "Calling
for Pastorlesi Churches," "Tha Stranger"
Within Our Courta," . , ' .
.'This evening the laymen's and also tha
Women's banquet wasglven at the Meth
odist church paijWa l6,,hpi attending:
tha convention. , , .
J. W. Morrell of Nebraska City de
livered the annual address this avenlngX
The weather has been, perfect for 4 eon
ventlon of this 'kind. .Tomorrow's pro
gram will be of mors Interest than that
of today, winding up with an educational
address by Chancellor Andrews.
TWO PERSONS KILLED ISt TRAINS
Woman at Bellevoe and Man at Crnnd.
Island Dead Throngrk Carelessness.
' PAPILIsION. Neb.,' Ocl, J.-.(SpeClal.)
Mlss Lotta Woods, aged $0, was killed by a
Burlington train at Bellavue, being struck
by the engine pilot of S south-bound pas
senger train. '
Inquest was held here Monday, the Verdict
of the coroner's Jury being that aha mat
death as the result of hey own act. The
testimony showed that the whistle was
blown and she stepped from the track and
then immediately stepped in front the
engine, giving the engineer no time to. stop
GRAND ISLAND. Neb.. Oct. .-SpeclU
Edward W. Huber, a barber bf Central
City, was struck by a Union PSoiflc paa
seger train In the lower and of the yard
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Monsieur the Cook.
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