Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, April 11, 1909, NEWS SECTION, Page 3, Image 3

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Brains Gfneral Iniurtnce Campaign
in Nebraika.
After Then t nlru Ortila AKmra
of Law Arm Cor reel eit Prw
ratloa la rrom laed H l
anslaers at 'UarW.
(From a 8taff Corre-prmdrnt.)
MNCOT.N. April lO.-fRperlal -Stt
.Auditor Barton baa started out to make
every insurance, company doing business
In Nebraska rlther conform to the law and
tho requirements of his office or quit husl
Tc a number of companies Mr. Barton
has written letters calling attention to
their weak points and giving Instrurtlon
for theae matters to be. corrected or lis
will at once proceed to put the companies
cut of business.
The action of the auditor has stirred tip
quite a rumpus among; aeveraj of the com
panies and one company wrote) tha auditor
a lengthy letter telling what It Intended
to do In the way of reform. This was
arswered by Mr. Barton with the state
ment that promises did not go and that
the evils must be corrected by May 1 or
proceedings would be Instituted.
Between now and July the auditor will
Issue his order prohibiting any company
from printing on ts policies the statement
that the same Is guaranteed by the atate.
A bill which was Introduced In the legis
lature attempted to prevent this, but Jt
failet of passage. The bill gave the com
panies until January 1, 1910, to conform
to the ne wrule and get rid of their present
literature. The auditor will make his rul
ing In conformity with that bill, which was
killed by the Insurance lobby.
Promises to Keep It I p.
On several occasions Insurance commis
sioners have started out to correct the
evils of the Insurance business, but each
time the matter had been allowed to drop.
Auditor Burton Intends to keep after the
companies until every unsafe and unreliable
company Is either forced out of business
or made safe and reliable.
The Insurance business got considerable
airing during the late session of the legis
lature and so many charges were made
against certain of the companies that sev
eral com ponies are anxious for an Investi
gation, while other, of course, are Just as
anxious that there be no Investigation.
One Insurance man remarked this morn
ing that he believed a grand Jury should be
called to Investigate some of the eompanles.
The fact that the insurance lobby this
winter was more numerous probably than
any other lobby has attracted attention to
the buidness of Insurance and Is one of
the causes for a demand for an Investiga
tion. Mr. Barton has hia examiners at
work and It Is very likely that before the
summer is over Nebraska will be treated to
some real live Juicy news regarding Insur
ance companies.
Railroads Make Money.
The railroads of Nebraska have done
fairly well this last year, notwithstanding
It was election year and everything was
going to the dogs. Following Is the
showing of some of the roads which have
filed their statements with the date
Board of Assessment:
Northwestern Oross earnings In Ne
braska. 16.141.627; net- earnings. J.'.m,
17 1; net earnings per mile. $1,99:!.
Rock Island Oross earnings In Ne
braska, Si. 414. 456; net earnings, $307,496;
net earnings per mile, $1.2.18.
Mason City Ac Fost Dodge Deficit, $74,-
Northwestern Gross earnings In Ne
braska. I1.M7.331; net earnings. $424,111;
net earnings per mile. $1,375.
Missouri Pacific Oross earnings,
$1,178,340; net earnings, $25.2511
l'aclfb: Railway In Nebraska Deficit,
I'nton Pacific System Oross earnings,
$44. 999. 928; net earnings. $11,272.47$.
This company made no report of Its earn
ings In Nebraska.
Wbat Is the ex of a fttallloar
That Is one of the Important questions
which Nebraxka's first democratic legis
lature has left for the experts to deter
mine. In the West bill providing for the
keeping of a record of pedigrees of stal
lions at the state farm and to prevent
the advertisement of false pedigrees, it Is
set out that a record must be kept In a
book setting out the age, sex, color, ate.,
of the stallion.
Politicians Oat of Job.
Tht only business the platform convention
will have to do when called the second
Tuesday In July will be to select a state
committee. The Donohoe bill which pro
vides for the nonpartisan Judiciary and
regents of the State university, make It
unnecessary for n state convention this
.year except for the purpose of selecting
the state committee. There will be no need
ff a platform bcause nvlther party will
make a state campaign because the can
didates go cm tho tl.rkct this fall without
party dcaignation. Under the Kuhl amend
cents to the primary law the only business
Which the platform convention can transact
Is the promulgation of a platform and the
selection of a stste committee. There ts
no occasion for a party platform this
Tar tight la Lincoln.
"I am for strict regulation and enforce
ment of the law, whatever It Is. If the 6:30
closing rule curries, I am for Its strict en
forcement and for shutting off liquor sell
ing In drug stores, sporting houses and
Saner unauthorised places."
I have always stoi.d for strict regulation.
It seems to nm that the present rules are
satisfactory, and I favor no change unless
tho people vote for It.'' A. H. Hl'TTOV.
"1 shall stand for sn honest, conservative,
business administration."
Briefly stated, these are the platforms
of the three candidates for mayor. The
first two are candidates before the repub
llrsn primary, st which It will be deter
mined which of them shall be the preferred
republican candidate as between the two.
The third. Mr. Wright, did not choow to
go Into the primary, but has announced
his determination to be a candidate at the
election. His petition was secured at the
city clerk's office this morning and was
at onco put In circulation.
Q Warraaio Halt Argued.
The quo warranto suit brought by the
slate on the relation of W. V. Oldham
against J. R. Dean was argued In supreme
court Saturday morning. The case Is one
In which the court must decide whether
the Judges appointed by ex-Governor Shel
don to the supreme bench under the con
stltutlonal amendment enlarging the judi
clary will bo allowed to retain their seats
or whether those appointed by Governor
Shallenbcrger will sit. Judges Root and
Fawcett were appointed by both governors
and will keep their places In any event.
Judges Rose and Dean were appointed by
Governor Sheldon and in their places Gov
ernor Shallenberger appointed Judges Old
nam and Sullivan. Judge Dean was the
only democrat appointed by the republican
governor, while Governor Sliallenberger
appointed two men from each party.
The argument of the Hhallenberger sup
porters lies along the Una that the act of
1877 is still la force, that all subsequent
amendatory acts are void and that rt con
sequence the power to canvass votes re
maina with the legislature. In opposition
to this the attorneys who are supporting
the validity of the Sheldon appointments
urge that the amendments were carried
Immediately when the polls closed on No
vember 3, 1908, and that the power to ap
point Judges was complete at any time
after that.
Bllsh to Commercial Clab.
The reasons for success and failure In
business and the advantages of "stlcktoit-
Iveness" were discussed by Frank M.
Bllsh of Omaha befote the Commercial
club at lis noon meeting Saturday. Mr.
Bllsh Is an old resident of Nebraska, hav
Ing come to Uncoln twenty-five years ago,
and while discussing business principles, he
reviewed the development of Llnooln and
brought his applications home to those who
have lived here and have seen the city
The plans that have been launched either
to build a new Commercial club building or
to uae the upper floor of the new Bankers
Life building, have been blocked tempor
arily by the failure of the members of the
club to answer the questions In regard to
their choice of places, that have been sent
out, at the request of the board of di
rectors. The board will hold a meeting
Monday snd decide what will be done In
the matter.
Death of A. D. Birr.
A. D. Burr, deputy clerk of the district
court and one of the oldest residents of
the city, died at I o'clock this afternoon,
after an illness of less than twenty-four
hours. His death was due to heart trouble
brought on by an attack of acute Indices
tlon. He was on duty at the district clerk's
office Friday noon and the other clerks In
the office did not know hs was seriously ill
until a few hours before his death. He
wss lm great pain during the forenoon and
lost consciousness two Tiours before his
death, which came before his children could
be summoned to his bedside.
Mr. Burr has been a resident of Lincoln
since 1869. He has been In the office of the
clerk of the district court for forty years.
He was appointed to fill out a fraction of
a term In lhat office In 1878. He and his
brothers, L.. C. and C. C. Burr, acquired a
large amount of Lincoln, real estate in
early days and later It became very val
uable. They were the builders of the Sec
retary Mutual building at Twelfth and O
streets, which Is still better known by
their name of the Burr block. He has
three children. Mrs. Maude Atkinson of
Chicago, Harold Burr of Norfolk and aMr-
shall D. Burr of Sedalia, Mo.
Wiley Mr. Carter
Gets Free Before
Sheriff Arrives
Kansas City Authorities Hold Him
Twenty-four Houri and Then
Open Jail.
BEATRICE. Neb., April 10. (Special Tel
egram.) County Attorney McGlrr and
Sheriff Trude, who went to Kansas City a
few days ago after Joseph Carter, wanted
here on a charge of fraudulently obtaining
$9,200 from Tamme Zimmerman of this city
on a land deal, arrived toiilght without
their man. Carter was held twenty hours
at Kansas City by the authorities while the
Gage county officials went to Uncoln for
requisition papers, but he was released be
fore their return. So far they have failed
to find any clue to the wily Carter.
06 cr
Humphrey' Seventy-Seven
breaks up Grip and
The sunshine and warmth of ap
proaching Spring, are responsible for
many Colds. The temptation is to
ear lighter clothiug; a sudden
change In the weather and "Seventy
Seven" U In deuiaiid.
It's quick use, restores the checked
circulation, Mart3 the blood courelng
through the veins and break up the
2 5c, or mailed.
Humphreys' Momto. Medicine Co.. Cor.
William and Aim tftnets. New York.
Makes Gasoline Traction Enalae.
HERMAN. Neb.. April 10. (Special.)
P. N. Peterson of this place has rigged
himself a gasoline engine with traction
attachments. Mr. Peterson bought a nrw
stationary gasoline engine and then pur
chased a pair of old steam engine ttac
tion trucks and has sucreded In mounting
the gasoline engine on these trucks, mak
ing a cheap traction gasoline engine. He
will use the outfit in making cement
bridges and for hauling sand for cement
purposes. He has already Invented a ce
ment mixer and used it last year.
Wolnarh Dry Klrat Time.
WOLBACH. Neb.. April 1. (Special.)
For the first time in its history Wol
bach. Greeley county, has gone dry by a
mejorlty of fifteen votes. This is the
first time the question was ever put to
the voters.
Nebraska .Mews Notes.
GORDON Settlers are pouring Into this
region. Two cars of household goods a day
have been unloaded here since April 1.
WYMORB-The art exhibit given under
the auspices of the schools opened down
town today and is being well patronised.
Pl.ATTSMOUTH-Wllllam J Bryan will
deliver the graduating addresa to the
graduates of the 1'lsttsmouth High school.
BEATRICE The Junior team of the high
school won from the annlor team vester
dHy in the beet ball game of the season by
the score of to t.
KEARNEY The county Judge Issued a
marriage license Friday afternoon to Aus
tin Miller of Callaway and Miss Amanda
C. Johnson of Stromaburg.
BEATRJlB-I.eonard Day. the young son
of Mr. and Mrs. Weeley Day. U Ing three
miles east of Pickrell. died veoterday aa a
result of poisoning from the grip.
BEATRICE The Icral aerie of Eagles
held a banquet Thursday night, which was
largely attended. A number of Eas'es
from this state and Iowa were In attend
ance. rLATTSMOl'TH-ajisa Lucille Bates a
daughter of Colonel M. A. Batea and w'lte
In this city, has been appointed by the
governor to a position with a H.uoO a lear
.NEBRASKA CITY-Martin Bettor has
been appointed a meat Inspector and as
signed t- duty In Rrooklvn. N. T. Ha left
for that place la evening to take up
his work.
PLATTSMOCTH-Mlss Mary H. Hansen,
aged 23 years. after a few hours illness
passed away with heart failure. Rev. Ed
ward Clutter conducted the funeral ser
vice Saturday.
rLATTSMOUTH The assessed value
tlon of railroad property in Cass county,
as reported to the state board follows: Bur
llnglon, $11!i,872: Missouri Pacific, Kl.SKl;
Rork Island, $3.N3.
GRKSHAM-MI filegfreed Emellx Kallff
end Leslie F. White were married at the
residence of the bride's parents near York.
Miss Kallff was formerly a teacher In the
Gresham High school.
BEATRICE Mrs. Alex Graham, wife of
Ex-Senator Alex Graham, accompanied by
her family, left yesterday for Alliance.
Neb., near which place they will make
ttM-ir home on a ranch.
BRADHHAW The Burlington depot has
been wired for the new system of tele
phone dispatching. The Burlington offi
cials expert to wire all their stations
and will use the telephone.
NEBRASKA CITY The funeral of Miss
Lucy O. Rehse took place yesterday aft
ernoon. She was the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Henry F. Ilehee and wss 39 years of
age. The funeral was private.
M'COOL JVNCTIOV-The condition of
winter wheat Is e good as that of a year
ago, excepting where the wheat was drilled
In lata and good seed was not used. A few
fields are reported aa damaged.
BBATR1CB Edward Hyde with four
teen mem yesterday began the work of con
structing a new long distance copper cir
cuit line for tho Nebraska Telephone com
pany between Beatrice and Lincoln.
TORK-Two of the rural mall carriers
out of York are using a small automobile
and motorcycle. When the roads are good
they give their patrons much better serv
ice and make the trip in a great deal less
BEATRICE The Crabtree Forensic club
met last evening and elected these offloers:
Ashton Love, president; Harold Mat toon,
vice president; Warren Burgess, secretary;
Robert Orrlll. treasurer; Alfred Wright,
press correspondent.
PLATTSMOI'TH Mrs. Joseph Krolek
was born in Bohemia In 1830 snd died In
her home In this city yesterdsy. She is
survived by six children. Rev. J. H. Bals
bjry preached the funeral sermon and in.
terment was in Oak Hill cemetery.
YORK Farmers are busy sowing oats
and many are seeding farms to alfalfa,
clover, timothy and other grasses. The
weather has been rather backward and
farmers are not as far nhead with thtlr
work at this time of year aa formerly.
BEATRICE The home of Mrs. 8nra
Burroughs In the south part of the city
waa damaged to the extent of $800 by fire
early yesterday morning. The fire Is sup
posed to have been caused by a defective
NEBRASKA CITY The residence of
County Treasurer F. M. Cook waa entered
on Thursday night by burglars and a lot
of silverware taken. The robbers even
stripped the dining table of the silver
ware. PLATTSMOUTH The Plattsmouth ntm.
rods now cross the Missouri river into Iowa
and bag a few large Mallard ducks and
return home and have a feast, but are
yery careful not to dispose of any of the
birds to the dealers.
B EATRICB Some of the members o the
Beatrice Civic league called upon Mayor
elect Rutherford yesterdsy and pledged
their support In suppressing gambling,
bootlegging and all kinds of vice within the
city limits of Beatrice.
BEATRICE B. W. Starlln and William
Hagerman. two farmers living near Fllley.
yesterday killed elevrn wolves. The mother
wolf waa shot aa she emerged from her
den, and ten young wolves were later
found In the nest and killed.
BEATRICE The I. F.'a held their annual
meeting last evening and elected the fol
lowing officers: Frank Kruee, president;
Walte Morrison, vice president; Boyd
Raynor, secretary: Harold Stout, treasurer;
Horace Cook, press correapondsnt.
PIATTSMOUTH The members of the
local lodge of Eagles gave a feast last
evening properly to celebrate the election
of the city democratlo ticket. Twelve
roasted chickens and an abundance of
liquid and other refreshments and a merry
good time was enjoyed until a late hoar.
YORK The many friends of Marvin
Hockenberry, the York ball player and
pitcher for the York Business colleae. were
pleased to learn of the good showing re
rently made by Hockenberry against the
Chicago league team. His many friends
here have predicted that "Hock would
make good.
EDGAR Fire was dlaoovered vesterdav
afternoon about 2 o'clock in the residence
of F. W. Carlson. Much damage was
done to the front part of the house. The
fire resulted from SDontaneoua combus
tion of a pile of fine coal In the base
ment. The damage Is estimated at nearly
uu; insurea.
M'COOL JUNCTION-Dr. J. E. Preat has
moved back to Comstock. Neb., where he
win again engage iqthe practice of modi
cine. Dr. Prest was offered a fine position
with a large mining corporation in Mexico
but after a short stay decided that Ne-
oraaka waa good enough for him and will
never again move away.
NEBRASKA CITY The body of Henry
Brown, who died the fore part of the week
in umana. was Drought to this city yes
terday afternoon and Interred with full
Masonic honors. The body wss met at
the depot by the Knights Templar and
members of the Blue lodge and escorted
to us last resting place
WYMORE The entertainment s-iven bv
the pupils of the publlo schools In the
opera house last evenln was a deoarture
from the usual procedure In that 11 takes
me place of the exhibition of work usually
made at the end of the school year. The
nan was pacaea wtin people and the pro
gram proved highly entertaining.
NEBRASKA CITY A lara-e delegation
oi mas went rrom nere to Shenandoah
la., last evening to assist In outtlna- on
me secret worK at tnat place and the mem-
oers or tnat lodge have Dmmlaed to re
turn the compliment In a short time. A
oanquet was given the visitors by the
uiks or that place while they were there.
I f.vimsfcH-During an electrical storm
the large barn of William Wallers wear of
inia city, was struck bv lhrhtnlnr and
ourned to the ground. The granary and
nog nouse adjoining the barn were alao de
siroyeo. nix neao or work horses, a num
ber of calves, harness, etc., were burned
In the barn. Mr. Walters had but $8U0 In
KEARM5Y One thousand trees have
been planted alone the T'nlon Pacific truck
between this city and the cotton mill west
of town. Elm and bull nine are the varie
ties used, for the reaaon that ihev mrm
better adapted to the soil than any other
tree, i ne trees are planted two rods apart.
alternating ine variety and make a very
erasing appearance.
I'tMTBAU CITY Armed with a search
warrant. County Attorney Ross and Sheriff
tier went to t. larks yesterday and searched
a restaurant there In quest of Intoxicating
uuuora. i neir trm was rrult ema. for thev
searched In vein snd were unable to find
ny ot me forbidden beveraae within the
territory covered by their search warrant
KEARNFJT The Keamev vnlnntMr flr
aepartment met Ttiursday evening at the
city hall for the purpose of voting on can-
nioaviea to oe recommended to the new
mayor, who appoints the chief and assist.
nt cnier. w. k. Ay res hss been ohlef for
some time, out nis name was not men
tinned this time. The department recom
mended K. S. Carson, the former auluinl
WYMOREJ At a regular meetin nf th
fire department laat night, officers of the
companies were elected as fallows: Hose
company No. 1, foreman, W. P. Blddle:
secretary. Henry 8huttee; hose company
o. i, foreman. lui lnes; assistant fore
man. Frank Crate: secretary. fftihralin
Graham; hook and ladder company, fore
man, Martin Shlmbla; assistant foreman
Charles Shoop; secretary. Harry Williams.
EDGAR The school board at it. .
ular mealing last evening elected the
following teachers for the ensulmr v,--
Superintendent. Prof. Albert Snare: Drln-
Ipal. Miss Marv Johnston- ..,,
principal. Misa Ella Tompkins: eighth
grade. Miss Mary Hill: sixth and seventh
grades. Miss Dora Curriker: fnunli
fifth gradea. Miss Geneva Th QTnuinn -
econd and third grades, Mrs. Alys Col
le; primary. Mlas Louie Cook.
tore on East Sixth street waa hroV.
laat night and about $10 in dime mnA .1,1,
is taken from the cash rerlar p a vi
Oerr. the proprietor, had taken out several
uuurru uouara aooui nosing time laat
lght. The robber effected hia
hrough a window In the rear part of the
tore. In some wav hm man ..
fasten the latch and raised the .im..
loaing it afier him as he made his exit.
WYMORE The I'nton r.l, i.
hound local freight was m A ,,,n
tning when the engine jumped the track
'- " at v nrw s'w
qiq-ICvlS South Sixteenth Street.
Oriental Rug Sale
Tomorrow, the beginning of the second week of this, our
most successful sale of Oriental Rugs. This lot consists of
a most extensive showing of choice art pieces, all of which
were selected by our Oriental rug buyer from a $300,000.00
collection. This is one of the best opportunities we have
ever offered Oriental rug purchasers. Never was a more mag
nificent assortment offered you for selection, in fact it is an
assembly of master, pieces of Oriental Art. There is no bet
ter time than now to purchase Oriental Rugs. In this $50,
000 stock is an unusual lot of excellent values: If
at all interested, whether to look or to purchase,
you are welcome.
One bale of Bclouchistans, an elegant line of patterns and
sizes; sell regularly at $25.00 and $28.00; choice, 21.00
One bale of Sarouk Rugs, the finest line we have ever dis
played; sell regularly for $65.00 and $70.00; your choice,
each 45.00 aiid $50.00
Fancy Nets Tor Curtains
Special attention has been given to the
selection of our nets. We arc showing the new
est from the best manufacturers of both Amer
ica and. Europe.
34-inch Bungalow Net, dark ecru color, yd. 32c
42-inch Mission Net, dark ecru color, yd. 45c
48-inch Filet Net, square design, per yard, 79c
48-inch imported Fancy Net, white 'ivory and
Arabian color, per yard $1.15
WINDOW SHADES The best will always be
found in our stock we call special atteution
to our Cambric Shades.
One baJe of Bokhara Kugs, a particularly fine lot; sell reg
ularly at $50.00; your choice $40.00
One bale of Genji Rugs, choice patterns and excellent values
at from $18.00 to $20.00; choice, each $15.75
Cretonne Over Curtains
ifjiFor bed room made like cut, with valance, com
plete, for any size window, from any colored
cretonne or taffeta, to order $4.90
Without valance, to order $3.75
Plain colored Door Curtains, with Vs-ineh tap
estry band, per pair $3.75
New Chenille Portieres, new colors they wear
better than any other curtain made at the
price, per pair $19.50
Three Days' Special Sale of this, Our Most Popular
Bed Room Suit
For Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday we offer this elegant dresser,
chiffonier and dressing table at a decided saving.
T viS'au1 "ueuiji iy 05 i - i
BBXBSEK ( Uke cut) Made of
elect quarter sawed white oak.
golden finish. Haa rounded
ed. Is trimmed with wood
knobs, has dust proof lining be
tween the drawers. Top la II
Inches deep by 43 Inches lona".
Has French bevel mirror. H0xJ4
Inches. Perfect Blldtntr drawers
never sold for less than $38 00.
Special three day's sellinK .$33
cut) to match dren
er. Top Is 20 Inches
deep by 30 Inches lonn.
Has oval French bevel
mirror. 20x16 Inches,
four lare drawers and
three small ones, fitted
with wood knobs. Rcr
ular rrlce :!8. special
for 3 days' selling $30
Dressing Table (like
cut), top Is 20 inches
deep by 36 Inches long.
Has three drawers fit
ted with wood knobs,
large French bevel
mirror, 26x18 inches.
Regular price $26. Spe
cial three days' selling,
We can also furnish this suite with square mirrors instead of round at same
special prices.
BRASH KKI MPKCIALi Heavy 2-Inch posts, all brass bed, rich design, heavy fill
ing, bright or satin finish. Special, at S&13.75
Other excellent Brass Bed bargains, at S1G.OO nd $1075
A full continuous 2-inch post brass bed iu satin finish, $30.00 value, special
top $21.50
Hllwin Collapsible Go-Cart
We are Om
aha agentk for
this celebrated
Go-cart and
carry a most
complete new
spring line of
English Go
carts and perambulators.
Collapsible Folding Uo-cart like cut com
plete with hood; has heavy rubber tire
wheels, frame is black enamel, finished with
nickel trimmings; special, each $6.50
Collapsible Folding Go-cart, entire frame is
nickel finish, y2-inch rubber tire wheels
leatherette upholstered in light gray; com
plete with hood; special $10.00
Ostermoor Mattresses
We are sole state agents for this celebrated
patent elastic felt mattress, in art twill tick $15.00
Our special felt mattress, 45 pounds, in fancy
stripe ticking, roll stitched edge; regular
$12.50 values; special $8.50
Have you visited our Stove and Kitchen Ware Department in the Basement
at tha Q. H. Davis stone cruaher east ot
town about noon. The englnt) was on a
sidlntr when the rails spread. An engine
was brought from Beatrice and removed
the freight train trom the main truck to a
siding at Blue Spring to allow the north
bound pasHenger through. Tht freight en
gine waa got back to the track about ti
TKCLM8KH The claim agent of the Bur
lington Railroad company visited Tecum
seh and niacin a settlement of the doctor
and surgeon's bill incurred bv the Inlnrv
ex-Mayor L.. S. t'hlttemlen suffered on Feb
ruary Mr. Chittenden whs walklnc on
the company s track In a rainstorm and was
run Into by a locomotive and knocked
from the track and painfully Injurtd. Me
wss obliged to leave his work for a month
so. He blamed no one but himself fur
his accident and made no overtures to the
railroad company. However. It scni its
claim agent to Tecumseh and he paid the
cms aDove mentioned.
NEBRASKA. CITY Orover Ijine took a
young imaii home to the northern part
of the city a few evenings Hgo and on
his rsturn to town he chilms to have iien
knocked down and robb-d of tSl fri In cash
and other ankles which he hud on lls
person. Me doesn't kimw how It was done,
save that someone sllnnerl un beliiml him
The money belonged to the Woodmen if
the World drill team and was monev which
rams from their last dance. Mr. l.ane Ih
the young man who waa si baitlv burned
in a gasoline explosion at TrullliiB-er's
cleaning establishment six months bko and
has not fully recovered from Injuries re
ceived at that time.
LHaai Kmhaasled la non, Herbert
Aattaae Blows Oat Brains as
Parsaera Approarb.
BINGHAM. Ma.. Apiil H'.-Lylng ex
hausted on the snow covered ground after
flight of twelve miles through the woods.
Herbert Nottage, who last night shot and
fatally wounded his wife. l.u inda, dis
charged his revolver Into his mouth when
confronted by a posse early today and In
flicted a wound which caused his death
within an hour.
Cottage quarreled with his wife
bight at the house where she waj
ployed and shot her five times.
Immediately after the shooting, Nottage
fled, but was overtaken exhausted twelve
miles aay.
Mrs. Nottage died during the da. The
woman hail been twice married. being
divorced from her flr.t husband. Jealousy
Is said to Lave caused Itul night's trouble.
Tariff Bill is
in the Senate
Measure it Transmitted to Upper
House Immediately After
Chaplain's Prayer.
WASHINGTON. April 10,-The Payno
tariff hill was transmitted to the senate
today by Chief Clerk Browning of the
house, who was In the senate chamber
when the senate was called to order.
As soon as the chaplain had concluded
the opening prayer he was announced and
without delay delivered the house bill which
had passed that body. Mr. Aldrlch, chair
man of the committee on finance, was In
stantly on his feet and moved the refer
ence of the measure to his committee. The
motion prevailed and there was no further
comment An additional print of the bill
of 2.(100 copies was ordered for tba use of
the senate.
It Is believed that the receipt of the bill
at th's time will insure Its report from the
committee on finance not later than next
Tuesday. Very soon after the bill had been
received In the senate the republican mem
bers of the committee resumed their sitting
with the Intention of continuing In session
not only through the day. but late Into the
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