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deposits as are the poles from each other.
Mr. Oraf has practically the name Ideas
about what the proposed banking bill
khould contain as has Dr. Hall. 80 his
. selection Is a feather In the cap of the
yice chairman.
i Especially Is the defeat humiliating to
'Mr. Bryan, for the reason that he had
tf. Hall out at Falrvlew and read the
riot act to him; gave the banker his or
ders to be carried out Instead of tak
ing orders. Dr. Hall proceeded to give the
presidential candidate his own Ideas about
' legislation affecting banks. It wss pre
! dieted at tbs time that Mr. Bryan would
have to surrender to Dr. Hall, snd the
, result shows that rather than have an
open rupture behave up his Ideas for
; the "Immediate" psymen of losses In case
of a'bank failure. Surrendered principle,
; a It were, rather, than have an open
rupture with .Dr. Hall, for there Is no
' doubt the presidential ' candidate had a
majority of the democrats In the hollow
Of his hand.
, . To secure the place for Oraf Is was neces
sary for the democratic caucus to defeat j
W. J. Taylor of Custer county, who has
; already demonotrated great ability as a
leader of the majority.. Mr. Toy lor has
some Ideas of hla own about the banking
.business and he Is strictly opposed to any
limit being placed upon the liability of the
'banks to make good the losses by fslluree.
jThe bankers naturally desire a limit fixed
; as to the amount of money which they may
i have to contribute annually to the guaranty
fund. Taylor wants, all losses made good
, and a levy on the banks at the time of
failures sufficiently high to create a fund
to pay all the losses. Governor Shsllcn
berger wsnts thst levy limited to not more
than i per cent of the deposits In any one
year. According to Mr. Taylor, the fund
' would be wiped out by the failure of one
of the large city banks. 80 Mr. Taylor had
to be sacrificed.
Mr. Graf has yet to be confirmed by the
-caucus and before that by Mr. Bryan, so
It remains to be seen whether the presl
dentlsl csndklata has the. fight In him to
t change this chairmanship.
3 Hre Is what Mr. Graf had to say about
1 the guaranty of bank deposits:
The mstter of Immediate snd prompt
payment of losses wss threshed out at the
'Denver convention and there Is no neces
sity for any division bere. It wss proposed
I: at Denver that the word 'Immediate1 should
i be Inserted In the platform and a big fight
was the result. Immediate payment was
; turned down and prompt payment substi
tuted. 80 fsr as I am concerned that Is
! sufficient for me. I shall stand for a bill
providing for, prompt payment of losses In
jchm of a bank failure."
Mr. Hrvsn. in nis ttodiic
through th press.- has Insisted that pay
'Vicnt must me -"Immediate.".; Dr. Hall has
v'hiolsted that ' "prompt" , payment would bs
J'sion enough. The next move is up to Mr.
. . Incidentally, while there Is not a demo
'trst here sufficiently brava publicly to say
'a word against the dictation of the presi
dential candidate, there are a lot of them
who do speak out In private. One of these
'suggested last night that the legislature
wss foolish to be dictated to by Mr. Bryan,
for the reason that Bryan could no no po
litical Injury to a single member, though
upon each Individual member Mr. Bryan Is
dependent, and has been ever since he made
running for office a professional business.
"Br the power Is In the. hands of the legis
lature and Mr.. Bryan could be made to
7 take a back seat, this man believed. If the
.majority party only bad a leader to start
them off -In rehellloi but it hasn't.
Quick Action for Tour Money Tou get
that by using The Bee advertising column
.HYMENEAL ,.... ...
PERU,-Nab.. Jan. 10. (3peclaU-Carl W.
- P.Ickel of Palisade, Colo., and Miss lima
Kenredy of Peru were united In marriage
. et the home of the bride's parents Wednes
day evening at 8 o'clock. After the cere
, mony, v. hlch was performed by Rev. W. A.
Tyler ' of the Methodist church of this
place, a three-course lunch was served
The dining room and tables were decorated
I11 a beautiful color scheme of green
. end white, the colors of the bride's class
at lb normal. The room was lighted with
candles. The jroora I the grandson of
Mr. snd Mrs. O. W. Beard of this place
end Is a nephew of Mrs. Nettleton of the
normal facufJy. The bride Is the daughter
'of Mr. and Mrs. George L. Kennedy of
Peru and haa grown to womanhood In this
. community. She waa graduated with the
data of 'MP of the normal and haa since
been a successful primary teacher In the
t tc-hcole at Klrrfbelt, Neb.
NEBRA8KA CITY. Neb. Jan. 10. (Spe
cial.) A marriage license was grsnted last
evening to Robert L. Morse of Seattle,
'Wash., and Miss Gertrude A Duff of this
city. Th y wtll be married at the home
, of tho bride's mother, Mrs. N. A. Duff,
at high 'noon . Thursday, by Rev. H. I
House of the Baptist church. The groom
Is a well-to-do young lumber merchant of
f eattle. but formerly a resident of Omaha.
. rnd the bride Is the youngest daughter of
. the late Nicholas A. Duff of the Duff
- Grain company of this city and a most
charming young woman. Tho wedding Is
to be a quiet one, none being present but
the members of the respective families,
because of the recent death cf tbs bride's
. father.
I'n-bvJJato iLewaon (or tho Benefit
of Gray Nebrmaluuis. .
,! Omaha roUs Are Offered Xa Br. Vott'a
- 0,-Saa Hair nveatorer A Prepara
tua aa is Upaeu ay a
laoaey-Backk rian.
At tho Boston Press Club for many years
" the director In charge was considered aa
v able reader of ages. Ha could look a man
over, and after ' a cursory glaooe, guess
I his age. ) Once In a while he missed.
! Sometimes he'd add a half dosen years to
t the aotual age of one prematurely gray.
., It's an Well enough to prate about grow
ing old gracefully, but no one relishes get
ting a premature crop of gray hair.
Many a woman looks prematurely old
because her hair Is faded and thin. This
fault Is easily remedied now. Nobody has
any real excuse nowadays for giving gray
v'lisir a chance to lie about their age.
Dr. Noll's tj-baa Hair Restorer has
' duKii a furors. . It Is a standard prep
aration cf merit eat a cheap dye and t
itdlly glvea new life to hair, and cures
' dandruff, and restores to natural ooior of
youth the whitening strands. It Is a re-
Juvenattngr strengths nlng tonic that goes
. i:ht to tho roots of the hair and gives
thum vitality. ' It stops hair from falling,
u'tj Insures thick, glossy, healthy hair,
lias proved very efficient In many' cases
of baldness, which were considered hopo
Us. The Heselg-Ellis Drug Company, the big
Memphis, Teaa., house, which controls the
standard Dr. Nott formulas, has so much
lu'th in the Q-ban'!falr Restorer that not
only will one bottle b given away abso
lutely free, but If three bottles do not re
store a head of gray hair to natural oolor.
the entire amount 14 will be refunded.
Ask Myers-Ptlloa Trug CO- about this
. wonderful proposition.
Omaha Mn'. Note Hnrta Where Mr.
Bryan Pinched It.
Jadae Balks oa las Nerve Stylo of
, Le'adlaa; Which tk reerless
Leader Haa Adopted far
The Peerless Leader's new style of lead
ing his subjects around by the nose, as ap
plied In the esse of the Nebraska house
of representatives, has not made a big hit
with Representative W. Sylvester Shoe
maker of Omaha. Colonel Shoemaker's nose
Is tender and besides, wssn't made to be
led by.
The colonel went to tho legislature bent
nn serving his country as chairman of the
house Judiciary committee. He thought ha
was making good progress In that direction
until one day Mr. Bryan decided to give
that Job to Victor Wilson of Polk county.
so the Peerless Leader simply seised Shoe
maker by the nose and led him away from
the counter, took Mr. Wilson by the pro
boscis and led him up to It
Now, Shoemaker la mad; he Is mad all
over. His nose hurts and furthermore he
considers that his "rights" have been
Ignored and trampled In the dirt and he Is
prepared to "fight" for tho "rights."
Harmony exhibit SD.
Shoemaker came up from Lincoln as soon
aa the house adjourned for the recess Fri
day afternoon and handed out Interviews
in which he said he was at peace with all
men and was happy that he was alive. The
next morning the dispatches from Lincoln
announced that he had been let down and
not very softly. This changed the aspect
somewhat and instead of waiting until to
day before returning to the capltol. as did
the majority of the delegates, W. Sylvester
Shoemaker tore back Sunday afternoon.
His Claim to the Plaee.
'I and I alone should have had this chair
manship," said the outraged statesman
after he had been given plenty of time In
which to cool off, "but that blasted 00m-
mlttee went and gave It to a man who hss
not practiced law for fifteen years. Ha may
have been a good lawyer once, but It stands
to reason that a man who has not ripened
a law book for fifteen years Is not as good
a lawyer aa one who Is constantly at It.
"There is another reason why I should
have had the chairmanship and I would
have had It If the speaker had the power
to appoint, for I worked for 8peaker Pool
from the very start and that la because I
propose to Introduce a law providing for
the codification of the statutes of this state.
"I may have secured a secondary place
on the committee and If so I will lay down.
But if I am not on the committee at all
that a will be something doing and that
right away. I am going right back to Lin
coln and If I can I will overturn thla sched
ule and get the chairmanship of the Judi
ciary committee. If I fail there, I will then
make an attempt to get on the committee.
If I should fall here aa well, then I will, I
will well, I don't know what I will do,
hut I will do aomethlng and you will kaow
that Shoemaker of Douglas la In the legis
Hnsaaa History Bears a with, "ays
Rev. Job a A. Soykrr.
"Tho Significance ot tho Holy Bacrament"
waa tho subject 'of the discourse of Rev.
John A. Spyker at Trinity Methodist 'church
Sunday morning. . .
"Slnco tho beginning of the world's hta
tory a mighty contest has been waging
between right and wrong," said Dr. Spyker.
"Human history Itself began With a trag
edy. The blood of Abel Is crying out to
this day against the Influence and power
of sin. Sin has caused all the bloodshed,
Immorality and commotion In aoclal life;
It Is the csuse of all schisms and ecclesV
astlcal divisions, the cause of every ache
and pain of the body and mind or of the
Immortal soul. Sin Is ths mightiest factor
against every good and perfect thing.
"Righteousness under the leadership of
Jesus Christ Is battling against sin. The
oppression of the Jews In Egypt was ths
result of sin. God sent a leader down
among them and punished their oppressors,
even to the destruction of the first born
of the Egyptians, because the rulers of
Egypt would not let the people of Israel go.
"It was Christ who Instituted the ordl
nance of the Lord's Supper, the bread In
dlcatlng His broken body and the wine His
blood. The Inception of bread, from aeed
time to harvest, the crushing of tho grain
In the mills to make the flour, the working
and kneading of the flour to perfect It Into
the loaf, and the baking of the bread in
the fire heated oven was typical of the
preparatory period for the Lamb of God
before Hs should be submitted to the final
sacrifice for the redemption of men. So it
was with the preparation and crushing of
the grape to transpose It into the perfected
wine. Christ was spat upon, maligned
slandered, crushed and broken and at last
died on the cross of a broken heart; yet He
asked that His persecutors be forgiven for
'they know not what they do.'
"Bo when we again declare ourselves aa
Christians by this holy ordinance of the
sacrament In partaking of His broken body
and precious blood, let us consecrate our
selves anew to His service, knowing that
all wo have or hope to have, that all we
are or hope to be was purchased by His
blood and that wo belong to Jesus Christ
henceforth and forever."
Ose Real BtaT Character, Ho Says, Is
aperlor to Wealth.
The man who entered the new year
with the purpose of giving himself to
hi wife and family and friends will do
mare than the man who givaa libraries
and universities, and in tho end will be
truthfully able to say that this old world
Is good enough for me," said George L.
MrNutt, the "dinner pall" man, who spoke
Surday afternoon to the men at - the
Young Men's Christian association on
the subject of "Our Kind of a Man."
"Jesus now has more faith in us than
wo have In Him, and how wonderfully
practical Ho Is In all His undertakings.
He Is the mediator sent to thla earth by
"There is nothing tho matter with this
old world except the people who are in
it. Tl-ey have not learned to play the
gamo of life as God would have them
play It Somewhere wo find the words,
'Who gave Himself,' and that Is ths key
note t' the Ufa of Jesus Christ
"Progress has certainly been made In
many lines. Wo make progress by feel
Inrr our way and learning as wo go along,
but that Is not the way with tho unl
vsr A master mind Is gulldlng that
which knows tho way beforehand and
doe things right at the start. The aa
ewer la simple hre la but ons law and
that la the law of Ood, and tho nearer
we follow Hla laws tho nearer right wo
will be If God should undertake to an-
tangl ths affairs of Ufa He would have
but on law for all to follow and that
waa the way taught by Jesus Christ.
"Jesus Christ . ta stronger today than
any character who ever lived, and why
Is It? The answer Is because He gave
Himself Instead of riches and libraries
and universities. What we need today
Is men who sre willing to give themselves
to help their fellommen.
"A school or college cannot give to a
son what a parent should give, and a boy
Is pretty sure to go to destruction unless
he has the attention of a' father and a
mother. A big. good man Is worth more
In a community than a library or a gift
of $500,000 donated by some philanthro
pist. I
"The anniversary of Lincoln Is at bend
Wo honor him, snd yet he did not have
riches, but he gave himself. The csar
of RuksU today fears to have the story of
the lives of Lincoln and Washington read
to his subjects and It makes him tremble
to know that that is the kind of literature
which Is being distributed to bring about
the destruction of hla dynasty."
(Continued from First Page.)
wishes of their own governments to obtain
entry to the mainland of the United States.
In the course of the year 19CR, 31,798 Jap
anese aliens Applied for admission to the
United States. In the year 1WM, 18.941 Jap
anese alienae applied for admission. Of
those applying for' admission In the last
year, 18.238 were admitted.
The total Increase In population by Jap
anese Immigration was 3,826.
Chinese Law Iaadeaaate.
The report indicates Inadequacy of the
law to accomplish without cause for com
plaint the exclusion of Chinese who are
barred by the statute. The smuggling of
Chinese Into the United States goes on, al
though many are apprehended In the vicin
ity of the land boundaries and deported.
Of the Chinese arrested 88 per cent were
taken Into custody In the districts Imme
diately connected with the land boundaries.
Every effort has been made by the bureau
to prevent the smuggling Into the country
of Chinese and an improvement Is shown
In this work over previous years.
The report urges the government to take
effective means to prevent the congestion
of arriving aliens In the great centers of
population. During the year 33 per cent of
tho aliens arriving at United States ports
were destined to New York; over 14 per
cent to Pennsylvania; over 7 per cent each
to Illinois and Massachusetts, and over 4
per cent to New Jersey.
laformatloa Depart meat Favors.
It Is pointed out that soma of tho states,
particularly In the south and west, are
vitally Interested hi securing settlers. "Ye.
the new law," says the report, "does not,
In terms and according to the literal letter,
contemplate in the exception more than
that the said states should be allowed to
place In foreign newspapers and magaxines
advertisements describing in general terms
the opportunities for settlers and wage'
earners within their limits." It is recom
mended that congress authorize the ex ten
eion of the work of the division of lnforma
tlon, so that arriving Immigrants may have
definite information concerning various de
sirable localities In the United States, to
tho end that they may locate in such places
aa will afford them prompt and remunera
tive employment.
Considerable space Is devoted to the re
port of Judge Richard K. Campbell, chief
of the division of naturalisation. Every
effort has been made by the division not
only to eliminate fraud from the naturalisa
tlon of aliens, but to secure absolute com
pliance with the law. Co-operation has
been effected, through the Department of
Justice, with ' the United States courts
throughout the country. It is recommended
that a sufficient appropriation bs made to
organize a force of examiners to Inveetl
gate every petition for naturalisation." It
Is recommended also that the fees allowed
clerks of courts be increased In order to
afford the officials adequate compensation
for the labor Involved. Through the work
of this division the government now has
complete records of all applications for
naturalisation papers and a complete recoraU
of the reasons for the acceptance or rejec
tion ot any such application.
Farmer Form Association to Improve
Uualltr f Grain.
AMES. Ia Jan. 10. (SpeclaJ.)-At a meet
Ing of about 400 of the leading oat growers
of the state an Iowa Oat Growers' associa
tion was organised. Thla will endeavor to
aid the work of breeding Improved varieties
of oats and securing Increased yields in
much the same way that the Corn Growers'
association la Improving the corn crop,
Especial attention will be paid to securing
varieties adapted to different parts ot the
state. Merrltt Green, Jr., of Marshalltown
was elected president; Fred McCulloch of
Hartwick, vice president, and Prof. Bell of
Ames, secretary. Mr. Green graduated
from the agricultural course at Ames In
1904, and since then has been carrying on
extensive work In wheat and oat breeding
on his large farm near Marshalltown. Fred
McCulloch has also done a great deal of
work in breeding and Improving varlties ot
oats. Prof. Bell Is an oat specialist, hav
lng supplemented his practical experience
by a long study of the subject. He Is In
charge of the small grain work at Ames
and was coach of the winning team which
carried off the trophies at the recent Na
tional Corn exhibition. From the enthusi
asm manifested at tho first meeting and
from the happy selection of officers, It is
a foregone conclusion that the Oat Grow
ers' association will soon corns to rival tho
Corn Growers' association In prominence
Only Restablieaa Elected Reslaas,
MARSHALLTOWN, la.. Jan. 10. (Spe
clal.) Bert Terhune, county treaaurer of
Ida county, who was the only republican
elected to a oounty office at the fall elec
tion, today filed hla resignation with the
Board of Supervisors. The resignation will
be accepted. Mr. Terhune has been In poor
health for several years, and the additional
strain he underwent during the strenuous
campaign for office baa ao told on hla
health that he la now unable to enjoy the
frulta of hla political victory.
PAZO OINTMENT guaranteed to cure any
case of Itching, blind, bleeding or protruding
lles in to 14 days or money refunded. 60c.
Army Helps Italian Fnnd.
CHEYENNE. Wyo., Jan. 10. (Special.)
The United States army la to participate
In an Italian relief fund benefit which
Is to bo given at ths Atlas theater Sun
day evening. The commanding officer at
Fort Russell has tendered the services of
tho Second artillery band for the occa
sion and the band will render a concert
Ths Wyoming Red Cross society today
Issued an appeal to the people of Wyo
ming to respond liberally with cash do
nations to the appeal for aid from the
sufferers In the Italian earthquake sons.
Bonds for Now Road.
HURON. 8. D.. Jan. 10. (Special.)
President John A. Cleaver ot tho Aberdeen,
Huron Southern FJectiio Railway com
pany, Incorporated for tho building of a
railroad from this city to Aberdeen, and
for which rlgto-of-way was secured and
much preliminary work done, haa gone to
New York, where he will bo Joined by the
financial agent of .tho company, and to
gether, they will go to London and other
cities In England for . tho aalo of hoods
for this road.
Greatest Danger in Life it Thii, Sayi
Dr. Conley.
Dlstreaalas; Thins; Aboat Fa 11 ore is
that It Berets Failure, Toaeh
f Owe Life Vital to
Taking for his text tho parable of the
fig tree which for three years brought
forth no fruit and which the owner ot the
vineyard ordered cut down because It cum
bered the ground. Rev. J. W. Conley, D. D.,
preached a sermon on "Failure." at the
First Baptist church Sunday morning. He
asserted the fig tree was a failure In the
supreme test, end for that reason It wss
cut down, even though It might have been
strong of limb and prollflo In leaves. But
It brought forth no fruit. It failed In the
supreme test and was destroyed.
"Tho parable simply symbolises the
word failure,' for the fig tree was a fail
ure," said Dr. Conley. "Further, the par
able suggests that the greatest danger of
life is that we , will fail In the greatest
thing. In the supremo test. In the bringing
forth of fruit Life Is given for three
things faith, hope and love and without
these It Is a failure, for that Is the fruit
which the Master looks for in our lives.
Faith is trust In God, the recognition of
the divine, the vital element of the soul
that recognises that man Is made to walk
with God. Hope lives In the midst Of the
eternity of things and holds buoyant the
faith la the future. Love, or charity. Is
devotion to Ood, principle and truth; the
surrendering of self to that which Is worth
while; service.
The distressing thing about failure Is
that one failure begets another. The touch
of one life upon another holds untold harm
or untold good. If a man fails In faith.
somebody else falls In faith; if a man
falls In hope, somebody else falls; and -If a
man falls In love, somebody else falls In
love, and darkness comes Into other lives
and the Master will fmd no fruit when
He comes. .
'It is failure In tho highest things In life
that works the greatest harm. That boy
may go out with a fair - education and
plenty of money to Invest in life, but If he
has not faith, hops and Christian love, he
will fall. But If he goes out uneducated
and -poor, but with faith In God, hope In
His aid, and Imbued with love for the
Master, success will crown his efforts."
Railroad Offered for Sale.
SIOUX FALLS, 8. D Jan. 10.-(Speclal
It anyone desires to purchase a railroad
they will have an opportunity on Tuesday
of the coming week, when C. O. Bslley of
Sioux Falls, receiver of the Missouri River
& Northwestern Railway company, will sell
the property of the railway company at
publlo auction. The sale will take place at
the front door of the Pennington county
court house, at Rapid City, and will be
conducted under an order from Judge Car
land of the United States court In this city.
The order of the federal court provides
that no bid shall be accepted for a sum
less than 175,000. The railroad has cost
several hundred thousand dollars. The last
report of Receiver Bailey showed that up
to September 30, 1908,. t,he railroad had cost
In money actually expended by the com
pany the sum of $446a,12. The books of
the company show that tb road coat 3700,
000, but Receiver Bailey points out that the
remainder over the t446.92S.12 actually ex
pended consisted of l9frmn. on bonds, 00m
missions on loans, Interest, during construe
tlon and contractors' profits.
Will Inspect Workmen Lodges.
HURON, S. D., Jan. 10. (Special.)
Hon. Taswell M. Simmons of this city.
grand master workman. Ancient Order
United Workmen, Jurisdiction of South
Dakota, has started on a tour of lnnpee
tlon to lodges in the western part of the
state. After spending an evening at
Lead and another at Central City, he will
visit the lodge at Terry on the evening
of Jsnuary 11, after which he will go to
Galena, Whltewood, Sturgls, Deadwood
and return to Visit the lodge at Fort
Pierre January IS, and on January 18 the
one In Pierre and on January 19 at Blunt
All these lodges are making special ar
rangements for a grand jubilee on the
occasion of the grand master's vUlts,
and each will bs addressed by him and
other prominent Ancient Order United
Workmen. Judge Simmons will attend
the meeting of the State Board associa
tion at Pierre on January 20 and 21,
which promises to be one of the best
meetings held by the organisation.
Discrimination Snlt Vp.
PIERRE, 8. D., Jan. 10. (8peclal.-At-tomey
General Clark Is busy getting ready
to meet the appeal case brought from
McPherson county by the Central Lumber
company, which was found guilty undet
tho antl-dlscrlmlnatlon law and a fine Im
posed. The company appeals to the su
preme court for the purpose of testing
the constitutionality of the antl-dlscrimina-tlon
act of the 1907 session. If the lower
court Is sustained the decision will act to
force the company out of business in the
Attorney General Clark a few days ago
rendered sin opinion on the right of tele
phone companies to issue coupon books to
customers, selling a book at a less rate
per message than for a single call over
tho Una. This ha holds to be discrimina
tory and a violation of the law, and can
not be allowed in ths state.
Rock Springs Peopla Liberal.
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo., Jan. 10. (Special)
Tho people of Rock Springs, who made
tho most liberal donation secured from any
Wyoming town for the relief of San Fran
cisco earthquake sufferers, have raised
$498.06 for the relief of the Italian earth
quake aufferera. and donatlona are still
coming In. The liberality of Rock Springe
la more remarkable In view of the fact that
nine-tenths of the inhabitants of the town
are coal miners. A majority of the con
tributors to tho present relief fund are
Italians, but there are many donations
from other foreigners, including liberal ones
from tho Japanese. The largest donations
are those of Mrs. Kittle Hicks, 1100, and
the First National bank, $100.
EIoplasT Cos pie Arrested.
CHEYENNE. Wyo.. Jan. 10. (Special.)
Ray Stevens and Mrs. Merele Wldnor,
both of Fort Collins. Colo., from which
pla:o they eloped a week ago, were ar
rested on the street here this morning by
Brain and Nerve Cells
require right food
to replace natural
"There's a Rtvioiv"
the woman's husband. Clove Wldnor, who
compelled them to march to police head
quarter. There the wronged husband
turned the pslr over to Chief of Police
Hcrgerson and filed a charge of aduttery
jralnit them. Mrs. Wldnor Is 50 year
of ago and waa married to Wldnor when
only 15. She Is quite pretty. Stevens
claims to. be only 18 years of sga. He is
badly scared.
Dewey Oa for Commander.
HURON, 8. D., Jan. 10. (Special.) A
Joint Installation of the officers-elect of
Kltpatrtck poet No. 4. Grand Army of tho
Republic, and Kilpatrlck Relief corps. No.
2. was hold Friday evening. Colonel J. B.
Oeddis Installed the officers for the post
and Past Department President Ruth
Thomas Installed the officers for the
corps. There Is strong sentiment expressed
among Grand Army men here In favor of
H. B. Dewey ot Lead City, for depart
ment commander. A number of posts
throughout the state favor Captain Dewey's
candidacy and It Is probable that at the
encampment to bo held in Sioux Falls, In
June, he will be among the more promi
nent candidates for that position.
Blcns Wrong; Cheek.
HERMAN. Neb., Jan. 10. (Special.)-Mra.
E. W. Burdlc, wife of the vice president;
of tho Plateau State bank, and Miss Pearle
Mackey, a teacher In the publlo schocls,
v.ent to Omaha lasc week and while there
looked at some expensive fur coats at
Orkln Bros.' store. Miss Mackey found one
that suited her and gave her personal
check on the Omaha National bank, think
ing she was using a Plateau Statn bank
check. She did not learn the difference
vntil Orkln Bros, began a still hunt to
locate the coat. Miss Mackey'a friends
here aro having a world of fun over the
outcome and It is thought that she will
know hereafter that all banks do not use
the same checks.
Bee Keepers May Organise.
SIOUX FALLS. S. D., Jan. 10. (Special.)
Arrangements are being perfected for a
state convention of beekerpers of South
Dakota, which will be held in Sioux Falls
on January 2S. At that time It Is planned
to perfect the organisation of a state bee
keepers' association. The sessions of the
convention will be held In the city Audi
torium. The convention will be held under
the auspices of the Minnehaha County
Beekeepers' association, which was organ
ised two years ago, this being tho first
organisation of beekeepers In the history
of South Dakota.
Runaway Boys Almost Frees.
SIOUX FALLS, a D., Jan. 10. (Special.)
Three small boys who escaped from the
state reform school at Plankinton during
the night of the recent cold snap narrowly
escaped losing their lives. They managed
to withstand the cold until morning, when
they arrived at the farm of William Wal
ker. In the southwestern part of Aurora
county. They were nearly overcomo by
their long walk and the excessive cold.
Walker at once suspected they were run
aways from the reform school and they
finally confessed and now have been re
turned to that institution.
Severely Sat on In the Session
the Committee on Co vi
sa It tees.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Jan. 9. (Special Telegram.)
Holmes of Douglas county got sat down on
so hard by the committee on committees of
the house that he went home tonight with
sore spots all over himself.
He went into the meeting with a well de
fined , idea of what he Intended to do, and
couldn't do it The pace waa so hot for
him that before the meeting was over he
refused to vote on committee actions, but
merely passed with the remark:
"If there Is anything left over give it to
There was nothing left over to amount
to anything.
"The fact of the matter Is," said a mem
ber of the winning faction, "the Douglas
bunch came In here when we went to or
ganize with the dirtiest tactics known In
politics, and won out. They expected to do
the same thing In naming committees, and
got fooled. We farmers know how to get
together occasionally, even If we were not
prepared when the organization was af
fected. We treated Omaha fairly enough,
and a whole lot better than the delegation
The minority report Holmes Is talking
about. It is predicted, will never be made
to the caucus.
All Snrh Matters to Go to a Cltlsens'
YORK, Neb.. Jan. 10. (Speclal.)-There
was a good attendance of business men of
York at the Commercial club business men's
meeting last evening in the parlors of the
Commercial club. A. B. Christian called
the meeting to order and called on Mr
Clarence Johnson, a former well-known
business man of York, now engaged In
business In Kansas. Mr. Johnson told of
the organization of a charitable commltteo
and committee on advertising In the city
In Kansas In which he is engaged in busi
ness, recommending the organization to
business men of York. The following com
mittee was selected to call on the business
men: W. B. Slsson, F. A. Harihis, Ed Fel
ton, S. E. Mansfield and A. G. Johnson,
and at the next meeting, January 14, the
committee will make a report, at which
time it Is believed that a business men's
organization will be perfected to better oare
for and more intelligently contribute for
charity through a committee than the pres
ent system. The sajne committee was se
lected to organize an advertising committee
which wtll alft all advertising schemes,
and unless worthy, will refuse to endorse.
Object to Sheldon's fiss,
.GRAND ISLAND, Neb., Jn. 10. (Special)
Much exception Is taken Lire to the rec
ommendation of Governor Sheldon that all
new buildings for soldiers' homes should be
erected at MUford, on the ground of alleged
better, sanitary conditions. Governor Shel
don stated that he based the recommenda
tion upon the death rate at the two homes
In this city and at MUford and no expla
nation was added that the home In thla
city is provided with much more extensive
hospital facilities and has been drawing, it
Is claimed, a larger percentage of the vet
erans and tbelr wives or widows entirely
enfeebled or In advsnced stages of Inva
lidism. The greater death rate. If such
really exists, it Is asserted, Is the result of
conditions with which the present home has
nothing to do. It Is asserted the conditions
at the local home are no more unsanitary
than they are at MUford.
Merchants Fight Insurance Ralso.
GRAND ISLAND. Neb., Jan. JO. (Special)
The Initial steps have been taken by the
city council for a lower firs Insurance rate
In this city. It has been learned from rate
experts that, since ths passage of the law
enabling cities having volunteer fire de
partments to pasa an occupation tax ordi
nance levying a tax against firs Insurance
companies, rates have been raised to cover
this additional coat 'and there ta a well
grounded ausplcton that they more than
cover the sums which the companies pay
back to tho city. Better flro reaching facili
ties, recommended by Insurance men, are
also oelng Installed, and efforts will be
made to secure lower rate on this ground.
Arthur C. Wakeley it Elected Preii-
dent by Association.
Matter Deferred Until Next' Metnsr
for IVes rt hy Jnalelary OMsm
saltteo C 8. Elgwtte
Reads Payer, ' 'l
ArthurO. Whkeley, president. ' , i
J. M. Flttgerald, secretary.
i. J. Bouoner, treasurer.
. A. C. Kennedv. Charles A- Gos..Jn IT-
purnett Charles Foster, J. A. Kaley, mem
bers of tho executive committee.
Tho moo were elected offloera cf tho
Douglas County Bar association at tho an
nual meeting at tho Commercial club.
The meeting was presided over by Charles
A. Ooss. the president for the last year, and
was attended by about forty members.
The principal subject under discussion waa
the proposition for a municipal court for
Omaha and the tentative abolition of the
offices of Justice of the peace. No less
than three bills aro now pending In the
legislature on this subject. Representative
Walter P. Thomas was present at the meet
ing and spoke briefly of the bills, and
stated that he believed all of them were
susceptible of Improvement, so fsr as con
cerned their ability to stand the test of
constitutionality. Mr. Horrlgan presented
this resolution on the subject, which wss
referred to the Judiciary committee:
Resolved. That tho Orraha Bar associa
tion nndorse the establishment of a muni
cipal court in the city of Omaha, believing
trat It will tend towara a more errioient
administration of Justice than obtains
under the present system of Justices of the
The question was discussed at consider
able length and was finally left with the
Judlclsry committee to report at a later
Ela-atter Reads a Paper.
Charles S. Elguttor read a paper on the
subject of "A Citizen of the United
States." He showed that the constitution
while It provided for the government for tho
citizens of ths United States, it did not de
fine the qualifications of a citizen, nor did
It make any provision therefor. He held
that the question of citizenship was a
matter wholly within the province of the
several states, and elaborated upon the
peculiar distinction between territorial and
stato citizenship. "The status of United
States citizenship was materially changed
by the Dred Bcott decision " said ho, "and
was again completely changed by the adop
tion of the fourteenth amendment to the
constitution, which gave the right of
citizenship to the negro, but even then did
not change the reletion of the dual citizen
ship aa shown in national and state citizen
ship. Citizenship comes through the states
and not through the nation, although thi
strong arm of the national government Is
at all times ready to protect and assert
the national citizenship wherever the rights
of the citizen are menaced."
A vote of thanks waa extended Mr. El
gutter for his paper and a motion
mas adopted that more of such papers be
lead before the assoclat'on.
Tho retiring president, Mr. Gosa. thanked
the association for Its loyal support and
courtesy during the year, stating that the
honor of presiding over the association was
ono that he would always cherish.
A light luncheon was served.
President Wakeley will announce the
standing committees nt the next meeting
The vice president of tho association will
be chosen by tho executive committee, of
which under the constitution the officers
are cx-offlclo members.
(Continued from First Page.)
the work, as It aids them In recovery snd
helps to distract their minds from the dis
aster. N Americans Who Are Safe.
ROME, Jan. 10. United States Consul
Bishop at Palermo has telegraphed th
American embassy here giving the following
list of Americans as being safe there:
Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Frazer, Miss Grant,
Wlnftekl Robblns, Mr. and Mrs. Wilcox and
Dr. Wilcox, Samuel Estoques and wife, Mrs.
Dughton and children, Mrs. Higglns and
F. E. W. Higglns and son, Mrs. Cameron
and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Good
win, Mrs. Nlmlsh and son, Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Henderson, Mr. and Miss De Guerln,
Mr. and Mrs. Krogesal, A. Clinton, I. N.
Hemingway, R. W. Gilbert, Charles Hsp
good and wife, Mrs. M. E. Williams, Mrs.
T. E. Cahore, Miss Beut, Miss Kendall, Mr.
and Mrs. Crawford, Mr. and Miss Parks,
Mrs. A. E. Jordan, tho Misses Elles, Mrs.
Hunt and daughters and Miss Breek.
Farmers' ematvr n Success.
FULLERTON, Neb., Jan. 10.-(Speclal.)
The annual meeting of the stockholders
of the Fullerton Elevator company, was
held yesterday. The report of the man
ager, J. Will Campbell, showed that the
elevator during the year 1W6, had handled
229.963 bushels of grain, the cost of which
amounted to $171,107.33. AIbo M7 tons of
coal had been handled. The directors
whose terms had expired were re-elected
for the ensuing year. They wero J. B.
Copley, Hugo Vogel, and W. P. Hatten.
The board of directors then elected J. W.
Bennett, president; D. E. C. Brown, vice
presldont; John Orton, secretary; and J.
B. Copley, treasurer. J. Will Campbell
was re-elected manager. A dividend of IS
per cent on ths capital stock was dis
bursed. About five years ago the company
was organized by farmers residing in and
around Fullerton. It was a successful en
terprise from the start, the capital of
$8,100.00 having Increased until the total
resources are over $10,000. in addition to
the regular payment of dividends, which
have never been less than 10 per cent.
Cass County Snnday Schools.
PLATTSMOUTH, Neb., Jan. 10. (Spe
cial.) A meeting of the executive board of
the Cass County Sunday School associa
tion was held in Louisville Thursday.
Those present were: Representative C. E.
Noyes, president; C. C. Wescott, vice
president; George I- Farley, secretary;
James Slander, treasurer; Rev. A. A. Ran
dall, superintendent temperance depart
ment; Rev. J. H. Halsbury. superintendent
pastors' department; Jesse U Perry, Kev.
O. M. Jones and W. A. Cleghorn. The
treasurer's report showed the finances to
be In good condition, and other reports
from over the country showed Bundsy
school work to be In a very prosperous
condition. The matter of new legislation
was discussed and recommended, also
means for more efficient work in ail train
ing departments and the different depart
ments of the association.
Cored hy Mad Ball.
BEATRICE, Neb., Jan. W (Special) Fred
Brucker, a young fanner living six miles
southeast of Beatrice, was gured by an
Infuriated bull In ths pasture near his horns
Thursday evening and seriously Injured.
When the animal attacked him he grabbed
it by ths horns and clung to them for some
tune In order to save himself. Hs finally
let loose his hold and saved himself by
climbing a trea nearby. When the animal
went away Mr. Brucker, with his clothing
almost torn from hla body, walked to the
homo of a neighbor, where he was given
medical attention. It wag found stiat ha
had sustained thro broken ribs and that
h was cut and bruised In a dozen places
about tho head and body. It will bo a long
time before he recovers from his Injurs"
Held Infanticide t .
IAVID C1TT. Neb., Jan. 10.-(SpciaJ. r
jana White, the young woman who gars
birth to a rhlld on a Burlington (MunwiaTer I
train a few wooks ago. waa arraigned be- '
for JUdg-e Roper Saturday and pleaderf
not guirty to the charge of Infanticide. '
Her preliminary bearing- was fixed for
January 25. She (rave bond In th nn of
&.000 for her appearanoo at that time.
George Galley of Columbus and L B. Doty,
president of the Central Nebraska National
bank of this plaoa, went on her bond. Miss
Wait Is represented by ftMdnr Ltght-
ner of Columbus. Judge J. J. Bullrvan wlll
probably assist In the defenso also.
Mennonltes to Ualld Hospital.
PBATRICH, Neb.. Jan. 10. (Special) Tho
Mennonltes of this vicinity held their an
nual meeting last night Among other busi
ness matters disposed of arrangements veers
made to open an ICngllsh mission ana Sun
day school at the Mennonlte church In this
city. H. J. Wlebe and Johannes Penner
were added to tho committee now looking
after the collections for tho Dr noon ess hos
pital to bo erected In Beatrice In tho near
future. Reports showed that during the
year tho looal Mennonltrs had spent about
$1,000 In caring for the delegates hero In at
tendance at the annual conference last fall.
Nebraska Neva Notes,
WEST POINT-Francls 9. Swedhelm. a
well-known citizen of Bancroft, has bern
adjudged a bankrupt
BLUE! HILL-Just recently $10,000 of the
Doemby railroad bonds were paid, $30,000
railroad bonds still remaining unpaid.
WEST POINT-Bcrnard Decker, a part
ner In the firm of Strehle & Decker, livery
men, has sold his Interest to his partner.
BLUE HILL The annual meeting of th
Farmers' Grain and Stock company ol
Blue Hill will be held at the elevator ol
the company on Monday at I p. m.
BLUE HILL The Hastings brewery hn
put a cold k tors re house hore. Kmo Gooi
hss arranged with them for artificial lc
this summer and will deliver it about town
to customers.
WEST roiNT-George Hellman, who hat
for many years been the telegraph operator
at the .Northwestern passenger station hore
has been promoted to the charge of tin
company's station at Crowcll.
BLUE HILL The dates for district conn
In Webster county this year are as fol
lows: March 4, equity; April 2K, Jury: P.-p-tember
23, equity; November 15, Jury. A
grand Jury Is called for the county April IW
WEST POINT The caeo of Nluholat
Thurman, a resident of Wisner, has hem
passed upon by the commissioners of In
sanity and Thurman has been found to I"
a dipsomanlao and has been placed In the
hospital at Lincoln for treatment
GRAND ISLAND-Jamea Hart, nn Eng
lishman by birth, for many years 1 lit
owner of a ranch near Lockwood, pascil
away at the hospital In thla city at the ag
of 6S years. The funeral took place from
the Episcopal church this afternoon.
WEST POINT A very exciting game 01'
basket ball was played last evening In tin
West Point HiRh school gymnasium be
tween the Madison High school team ami
the high school of West Point, resulting in
a score of 19 to 24 In favor of tho home
BLUE HILL The farmers' Institute wilt
be held here Thursday and Friday, Janu
ary 14 and 15. Several prominent speakers
will make talks. Exhibits of farm proouee.
baking and fancy-work will bn arranged In
the halt and prizes will be awarded to those
having the best exhibits.
NEBRASKA CITY Wolves have become
quite plentiful In 'the southern part of thl
county and the farmers report they hav
done considerable damage. A large hunt
ing party is to be formed to kill off as
many as can be found. The date will be
named shortly for holding this hunt and
It Is estimated that not less than 800 men
and beys will take part therein.
WEST POINT The services of tho expert
scorer, George D. McClaskey of l'spllllon,
have been secured by tho Farmers' Insti
tute society to Judge, the exhibits of poultry
and pet stock which will be shown hore
Tuesday. This exhibition Is tho first poul
try show that has been given In Cumint;
county along organized lines and promises
to be a pronounced success.
PERU If. W. Ijowe of the Peru csnnlng
factory says that all Indications point to
a much largar output from his factory next
year than ever before. Ho has already con
tracted for 100 acres of tomatoes. He s'
that Individual growers are taking a largor
acreage than herctorire. Tho 100 acres con
tracted for are all taken by twelve people.
Several In this community sro making to
matoes their first crop and are making
other things secondary.
GRAND ISLAND Hav Shamblln, sn em
ploye of the NatlonHl Roofing company of
Om.-ilm, residing st ..'17 South Twenty-fifth
street, that city, fell from tho roof of thn
boiler house at the Union Pacific Bhopu,
whilo at work repairing the roof. He slip
ped on a piece of Ice and a follow employ
lost his grip on the rope which held him
as a safeguard. No bones wero broken
from the fifteen-foot fall, but there are
indications of internal Injuries, not be
lieved, however, to be serious.
NEBRASKA CITY The Farmers' Pro
tective sssoclatlon held a meeting at the
court house In this city Saturday iifternoou
anc' elected the following offW-crs: Presi
dent. John Jnmes; treasurer, John "Irth.
recretary. Grant Zlmmers. It wus decided
that the legislature would bo asked to pans
a law forbidding g.vples. horse traders and
others frm camping on the country ronds
for weeks at a time, as they ore In tho
habit of doing. The matter was thoroughly
discussed und all agreed that it waa tho
proper thins to do. and that at once, so a.
committee consisting of Hon. Patrick
Roddy, R. A. Harris and John Wirth was
appointed to draft a bill and present the
same to the legislature and ask that It be
paseed at once.
c-strkTt t"lT Weak and nervous men
I UUU viv wiio find their po
wer to
work and youihlul vigor
gone aa a result of over
work or mental exertion should take
make you eat and sleep and be a
man again.
91 Boat S boxes S3. 60 by mall.
Gor. 18tJ and Bodge Streets
Jor. 16 th and ataiaey Suu Omaha. Sen,
-A-W-F co'SS
There U no better rem
edy for a oough. oold.
gore wirw -
imiihi. than
o Try a bottle. ze ana i
jtaaals the Sleek. aioyali
IWhere to eatj
Meal Tickets Free at Hansons
Toll Hanson's Lunch Room
The most attractive, brightest, airiest
and most economical lunch room ta Oa
M.Uluse every day, 8:15. Svery atght (il(
Gennaro snd Ills Venetian Goadolier
Baud, n.alie fcurry, Kay 1.. Koyce, sia
don. Chailts VV. bowser-F.ilUu Hlnklu.
Hertford and WlncheMcr, Th Blessings
snd the Klnodrome. Prices luc, 26e, 60c.
All tliis week, except Wednesday.
JLinl aaJan-
Every person who taaes a meal at Toll
! Hanson's hasement restaurant may guess
the number who visit there during tbs day.
Every uay tne neuiesi gucus wun a niai