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TTTE BEE: OMAITA, SXTTRDAY. .TUXE 12. 1909.
BARTON TELLS INDEBTEDNESS
Bttte Auditor Reports $563,728.57 in
Warrant! Owned by Nebraska.
SIYX0UX ON EQUALIZATION
oceed Carls rhavlaad, Heeently
Killed la Aatomoalle Accident
tor Milter's Claims Agalnet
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
VJNCOLN. June 11. Special.) The out
standing warrant Indebtedness of the state
June 1, 1908, according to the Mini- annual
report of State Auditor Barton, was IWvl,
7M.ST; warrants ouiatandtng December 1,
amounted to f925,M4.M; Issued since
then. S1,SM,KS; amount paid, ll.SM.KL
The outstanding warrants ran against the
Mate funds as follows:
General fund ...........e"OT,6S7.5
TJ. 8. Experiment station ,
Agriculture and mechanical arts.
Normal interest . M
Hospital for insane
The state's suspended account
live stock Indemnity.-.......,
Permanent school .........
Agricultural college endowment
la as fol-
.. 1W, 101.76
.. 43.3 fil
This suspended account la made up by
the failure of banks and the defalcation of
a state treasurer.
The permanent educational funds arc In
vested a follows:
Permanent school fun4......-!7.42S,ftas.72
Permanent university fund 164.2M.03
Agricultural college end 600,004 97
formal endowment...... 68,206,49
" Total SS.166,182.21
The audtlr has paid to the state treas
urer In Insurance tees since November 30
fermonr on Equalisation Board.
Henry Seymour was elected secretary of
the State Board of Equalisation and As
seasment this morning, receiving three out
of the five votes cast. Frank Helvey of
Nebraska City and George Falrchlld of
Columbus received one each. Mr. Seymour
was bookkeeper in the office of the state
auditor under Charles Weston and E. M
Searle, and has spent a good portion of
his time assisting In the work of the state
board. He succeeds Chris Schavland, who
was recently killed by an automobile.
In the matter of the request of a banker
of Dixon county to deduct from the capital
stock of his bank 116,000 which he has lu
vested In government bonds, the board I e-
farred the question to the attorney general
It was the opinion of the board members,
expressed informally, that no deductions
would be permitted from the capital stock
of a bank other than property which Is
otherwise assessed. Government bonds are
not assessed. But the board concluded to
refer the matter to the legal department
for a formal decision. , i
The board prepared Its resolution in so
eordanoe with the statutes to be signed, fix
log the official valuation of railroad prop
erty. The S470 which had not been dis
tributed over the Burlington system was
knocked off. reducing the assessment of
that road lust that much. The official
valuation for 1908 of all the railroad prop
erty, with that reduction, is 6272,731,795,
against a valuation of $268,989,865 for 1901
Qaaatton Senator Miller's Claim,,
State Auditor Barton has sent a formal
request to Attorney General Thompson for
an opinion on the legality of a claim filed
by Miller at Paine of Lincoln against the
state. J. E. Miller, a member of the firm.
Is also a member of the legislature, and
Mr. Barton has his doubts as to the legality
of a contract between that firm and the
In his letter to the legal department Mr,
Barton called attention to the fact that
Senator Miller was tha chairman of the
finance committee of the senate and as
such paaaed on the appropriations for the
payment of clalma. Mr. Barton then quoted
the constitution, which says: "Nor shall
any member of the legislature or any slate
otflosr be Interested directly or Indirectly
In any contract with the state or county or
dty authorised by any law passed during
the term for which ha shall have been
elected or within one year after the expira
tat Railway Commission Enjoined.
Chairman Clarke of the State Railway
commission, has returned from Nellgh
where he went to appear for the State
Hallway commission In the application of
the Northwestern Telephone company for
an Injunction to prevent the commission
XTOm inwiwins wnn mi rate onargva uya
the company. The commission objected to
the company charging 10 cents additional
fee for a meaaage outalde of Nellgh Into
the town, the same rate not being charged
to parties talking outalde of Nellgh. The
company secured a temporary restraining
order against the commission. H. J. Win
nett, of the commission. Is planning on a
vacation to take place shortly. Dr. Wln-
nett will go to New Tork, then to Canada
and up and down the Hudson and over
Lake Champlaln by boat. He will be ac
companlad by Mrs. Wlnnett. The date of
bis departure has not yet been fixed,
"iterate Re preawata Uvea la City.
Former Representatives Quackanbush
and Armstrong of Auburn were In Lincoln
today, the for mar on legal buainess and
the latter to secure his copy of the test!
mony taken In the Oedde claims before
the legislature of 1907. Tha attorney gen
ral had used the testimony In the disbar-
, ment proceedings against Captain Allen U
laker t'aloaa ta Cnlte. ,
The labor unions of Nebraska will form
a state federation In Lincoln at a meeting
to be held In representative hall, June 21
and XL A program has been prepared by
Deputy Labor Commissioner Maupln. Tha
first session will be called to order at J
p. m., Monday, June 21, by the deputy la.
bor commissioner. Governor 8hallenberger
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New clothes always coming to tlie new store
the: home: or quality clothes
Giro wing Phenomenally
This business was thought out on "value-giving" prin
ciples and organized on a value-giving foundation, value
giving is the watchword of our success. Value-giving is
more a matter of what we give than what we get. Because
our customers get values utterly impossible elsewhere,
this business is making a wonderful and phen omenal
growth., We "know it will grow steadily year after year
because we will never forsake the principle of value-giving.
HALF-MINITK STORK TALK
We haven't said much lately
about guaranteeing everything we
sell and the saving our prtres
mean, becuse almost everyone
knowe It so well thst It has come
to be considered a part of every
sale. Whan we tell you we save
you any certain sum. or that our
gooda are so and so, w are guar
anteelna It whether we tell you at
the time or not.
Just received - extraor- CJtl C
dinary suits for. MaVilJ
"We've just received 349 men's and young men's suits, hand-tailored for us from all new
fabrics of our own recent selection. Blue serges, chalk stripes, tan, gray and green
effects, in sizes from 33 to 46 regulars, stouts, short stouts, longs, long slims, etc.
Every man, no matter what his build, is assured a perfect fit. The values are not to
be judged by usual $15.00 suits but by the very best any other Omaha store offers at
$'20.00 or $22.50. Our buying methods enable you to save $5.00 to $7.50 here Saturday.
Superb blue serge suits
Saturday for. MHv
It is no idle boast to say we will save you exactly $5.00 on a blue serge suit for suits of
equal quality and tailoring sell for $15 everywhere. We couldn't sell them for less our
selves if our buying was done as most stores do it but it isn't hence a $15.00 blue
serge suit, either double or single breasted, for $10.00.
Thousands of Stylish Suits $10.00 to $85.00
Outing suits in far greater t fh
variety than elsewhere. . . v4ii
On our great second floor we are showing at least double, more likely three times, as
many coat and pants suits as any store in town. Every imaginable color from feather
weight blue serges to the lightest tan and gray mixtures. Mohairs arid homespuns too.
Nearly all half lined and the models are as diversified as the fabrics and every price
represents a decided saving.
There Is one point that ouftfct
lo interest you in this department,
it is, that we tolerate no "sec
onds" or imperfect goods here
be it underwear, shirts or what
not our prices are for first qual
Classy Shirts tl.OO I' p.
Swell Neckties 50c Vp.
Underwear 50o Up.
Union Suits 91.00 Up.
Hosiery, Garters, Fancy Vests
and hosts of other rightly priced
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Our Boys Depi is a remark
able place for values
We hold that this department ia Just aa im
portant as our men's departmen, and conduct it Just
as carefully. The values are as great and the serv
ice aa perfect
SVIT a Ulr Knickerbockers Strictly all wool
cheviots, casslmeres and serges. Coat serge lined
and bottom faced; two pair full peg top knicker
bockers. Every desirable color "
unusual value &TJJ
EXCEPTIONAL SUITS FOR BOYS We want you
to see our nobby suits in the better grades. It is
truly remarkable what extraord- dC j tf
lnarr suit thla store sella for..?' U
WASH SUITS Wash Suits never enjoyed such pop
ularity as seems likely this year, Judging from the
way ours are going. Of course, our styles and
moderate prices have something ff j (FC
to do with It 10 $J
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Shaping Straw Hats
Seems like thla Is the only
store In town that can shape
a aallor hat to the head. Judging-
from the men who com
here and aay so-and-so said It
couldn't be done. We'll gladly
shape our aallors to your head.
Sailors $1.50 to $5
Soft Braids, $1.25 to $5
Panamas, $4 to $7.50
Pardon Us If We Seem Over-Proud of Our
It is almost impossible to sell such stylish shoes at such
modest prices, and to so many, without feeling boastful.
Oxfords Gun metal, velours, patent and vlcis, iii
nine atyles, any sUe the kind that fit the heel
$4.00 elsewhere; here $3.00
Oxfords Gun metal, velour calf and vlcis, in eight
styles, any size; equal In looks and quality to most
$3.50 oxfords; our price 2 50
BAREFOOT 8AMDALS Kid lined, welt sewed sole,
highest possible grade workmanship
6 t 8 S1.25
8 to 11 $1.45
11 to 2 ...$1.65
Burt tt Packard'a Guaranteed Patent Leather Shoes
and Oxfords , $4.00
net acuaaLS roc
June Clearing Sale
and Mayor Love will deliver addresses of
welcome and a response will be made by
some of the delegates selucted for that
honor. A temporary organisation will then
be effected and committees appointed to
perform the preliminary work of organisa
tion. At 8.30 Monday evening Governor
and Mrs. Sha'!,nberrer will tender a re
ception to the delegation and visitors and
the local friends at the executive mansion.
Tuesday morning will be devoted to per
manently organising, and the afternoon
to outlining the scope of the work to be
engaged In by the federation. Tuesday
evening at I 80, Raymond Robins of Chi
cago will deliver an address.
Contract tor Convicts Rejected.
The Board of Publlo Lands and Build
ings today rejected the contract the gov
ernor had signed with the Lee Bloom and
Duster company for fifty additional con
victs at K oents a day, the company to
have the use of the first and second floors
of east t shop E and extra power and
After rejecting the governor's contract
ths. board unanimously adopted the fol
lowing resolution. Introduced by Secretary
of State Junkin:
Whereas. There are now at the peni
tentiary about laO unemnloyed convicts cr.u-
able of manual labor; be It
Kesoived. i l hat lr the Iee Broom ana
Duir company will provide In lis con
tract to take all the unemployed convicts
and agree to pay therefor cents per
day for each day a tak, as proposed to he
paid by Mr. Cunningham, such contract
will meet the approval of the Board of
futmc Lands and Buildings.
The board's reasons for rejecting the gov
ernor's contrsct were set out In a resolu
tion by Treasurer Brian to the effect that
the contract was not as good as the state
could make; that It would preclude, by
gl ing up the space at the prison, any
chance to make another contract with
other parties; thst it would leave 100 con
victs out of employment and that the price
was loo low.
this Wnornlng. She is regarded as one of
the strongest teachers tn her line of work
in this part of the country.
Mr. Sydney Silber, an . eminent pianist,
has been secured by the mualo depart
ment to give a piano recital In Peru Fri
BOY OUTLAWS TO KEARNEY
Members of Juvenile Gang- at Norfolk
Are Sentenced to Reform
MADISON, Neb., June 11 (Special.)
The trial of Horace and Gilbert, the boys
charged with theft and general Incorrigi
bility ws had this afternoon before Judge
Bates, County Attorney James Nichols ap
pearing in behalf of the state. Emory Bon
nie, familiarly known as "Peg," who is
confined In the county jail, awaiting trial
at the next term of the district court for
a similar charge, testified that these boys,
whose ages are 12 and 14 years, were mem
bers of his gang of Juvenile outlaws and
addicted to many of the vices common to
such a life. In response to County At
torney Nichols" questions the boys ad
mitted having had a hand in several law
less transactions which are charged to the
"Peg" Bonnie gang. The father of these
boys Is dead. The mother, Mrs. Elsna
Jenks and sister, Mrs. Leona Oreenlief,
were present at the trial and earnestly
pleaded with the Judge to permit the boys
to be taken back home, promising to care
for them as a mother should and, if need
be, to leave the county and state with
them, as they had planned to do In the
near future. However, Judge Bates was
inexorable and sentenced them to the
Kearney Reform school until they shsll
have reached the age of 21. The boys pre
sented a tidy appearance and did not look
the part of criminals.
Per a Asnatl Motes.
PERU, Neb., June 11. (Special.) New
students are constantly coming In and the
summer school registration Is progressing
plcely. About 800 have already been reg
istered and it is believed that the 1.IM0
mark will be reached before the end of
the week. The summer school this year
Is especially characterised by the large'
number of former graduates in attendance.
County superintendents and high school
superintendents are also much In evidence.
Miss Elisabeth Hughs of Cedar Falls, la.,
has been secured to take charge of the
model school during the summer term. She f Quick Action for Your Money Tou get
cava an excellent address at convocation that by using The Bee advertising columns.
Contest Over Girl with Money.
CENTRAL CITV, Neb., June 11. (Special.)
The contest for the guardianship of Merle
Martin paed another stage this week,
when Judge Thomas refused to grant a
petition for the appointment of a new
guardian. The girl had nominated her
foster mother. Mrs. Jennie Martin, but
the previous action of the county oourt,
which delated that she was not suitable
for the custody and care uf the plrl aj
sustained. During the controversy, wliic'.i
has extended over several years. ;."0O of
her estate haa been spent, and the con
test is not yet ended.
Will Be Tested
John M. Reagan Will Start Mandamus
. Suit to Compel Acceptance
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, June 11 (Special Telegram.)
The so-called nonpartisan judiciary law will
be tested before the supreme court in a
mandamus suit to be started in behalf of
John M. Reagan of Hastings to compel
Secretary of State Junkin to accept Rea
gan's filing under the old law and place
his name on the ballot
C. O. W'hedon of Lincoln, Reagan's at
torney, presented a petition under the old
law to the secretary of stats today, but
the official refused to file It because of
the passage of the nonpartisan judiciary
Tomorrow or Monday Mr. Whedon will
file a mandamus suit to compel the secre
tary of state to accept the filing. Thla will
determine whether or not the new law Is
LIFTER PAYS BIG FIM3
Henrr Frerlcas of Beatrice Assessed
S)400 for Illeaal Bale of LtQaor.
BEATRICE. Neb., June 11 (Special
Telegram.) Henry Frerlchs, one of the
men against whom the grand Jury returned
an Indictment, was arrested this morning
on the charge of selling liquor without a
license. He appeared before Judge Pem
berton in the district court and pleaded
guilty and. was fined (400 and costs,
amounting to $438.30. Frerlchs was recently
fined in justice court for a similar offense.
He paid the fine today and was released.
Warrants for others,- who have been In
dicted by the Jury will be served as fast
as possible. A number of alleged boot-leg
gers at Wymore and Fllley have left the
country fearing they would be caught In
Heavy Stone Crashes Ankle.
TECUMSEH, Neb., June 11. (Special. )
Jacob Kelm, of the firm of Keim Bros.,
masons. Is laid up at his home In this city
as the result of an accident he suffered
to his anl.le. The men were engaged tu
taking down a section of a stone culvert,
near the Brush school house, south of the
city, when a large stone fell ujon Mr.
Kelm's foot. The ankle was terribly
crushed and has caused Mr. Keim great
pain. He has been obliged to give up his
work for the present and the attending
surgeon is of the opinion he will be in
capacitated for work for a month or more.
GASOLINE LIGHTS BURN THREE
Explosion at Sara-eat Injures Minis
ter, Danahter and Boy Girl la
SARGENT, Neb., June 11. (Special.)
Last night as the gasoline lights were
being lighted in the new temporary taber
nacle built for a series of meeUngs by the
Christian people, an explosion took place
which resulted in the serious burning of
Rev. Mr. McCance, his little daughter and
a young son of Mr. Crlmm. They were
taken to the office of Dr.' Warta, where
he and a trained nurse, Miss Sturm, re
lieved their suffering.
The little girl, being burned the worst,
was taken to Lincoln this morning, ac
companied by her parents and a physician
from Comstock. Fears are entertained for
The state evangelist. Rev. Mr. Dowder,
Is here, and the meetings will continue.
lad in his arms, where he remained until
the train swept by. Grant's pet dog was
TORNADO IXJl'RV CAVSE9 DEATH
Woman Hart In Storm Year Ago Sae
eamba at Kearney.
KEARNEY, Neb., June 11. (Special.)
Mrs. Lulu M. Yoty, wife of Daniel Yoty,
living north of Odessa, died at the home
on Thursday morning at ( o'clock from
the effects of a blood vessel bursting In
her head. Mrs. Yoty received Injuries to
her head In the tornado that swept
through Buffalo county a little over a
year ago and has suffered a great deal,
this trouble being the Initial cause of her
death. Mrs. Yoty was formerly Miss Lulu
Sutton of Kearney, and leaves a mother
and sister to mourn her early death besides
the father and child three days old. The
funeral services will be held from the
residence Friday morning and the remains
will be interred in the Kearney cemetery.
Boys Hate Narrow Earaao.
BEATRICE. Neb., June 11 (Special
Telegram.) With a freight train bearing
down upon them, Joe Grant and William
Garrison, two boys aged 10 and ti, respec
tively, were caught on the Burlington
bridge across the Blue river tflay and
barely escaped bring killed. Young Grant
saved himeif by Jjmplng, while the Gar-
rlxon boy waa picked up by a man who
was cro'.ng the bridge Just In time for
him to step f on the abutment with the
BIG CLASS AT GRAND ISLAND
Twelve Stndenta Receive Degrees
from Collegiate Department
Nine la Academy,
GRAND ISLAND, Neb., June Ji (Spe
cial.) The commencement exercises of
Grand Island college were held yesterday
morning at the Baptist church. Ths class
of 1908 Is the largest in the history of the
institution, the graduates numbering
twelve and receiving degrees as follows:
Mary Elsie Sutherland, Ph. B.; Alfred
Pueschel, B. So.; Amanda Weymouth, Ph.
B.; Mary Alice Mogue, Ph. B.; Martha E.
Sutherland, A. B.; Camilla Harrison, Ph.
B. ; Walter L. Pope, A. B.; Laura P. Suth
erland, Ph. B.; Rolland C. Woodruff. B.
Sc.; Garland E. Lewis, B. Sc.; Leland J.
Lewis, B. So.; Rolland A. Alcott, Ph. B.
From the academic department of the
college there were nine who received cer
tificates of graduation: Olive Sarber, Mil
dred Pope, Tessle Homer, Fred Sutherland,
Helen Kuper, Ruth Woodruff, Rose Eller,
Carrel I Whltnah, Pearl Chase. There were
also three graduates from the school of
commerce: Gay Marsh, Helen Nyrop, Eva
Johnson: and three from the school of mu
le, Mildred Smith, Paulina Coldensteln
and Ella Lykke.
At 1 o'clock a commencement dinner was
served at Hlbbs hall to 100 of the students,
faculty, alumni and their friends.
Cars Derailed, No One Hart.
MADISON, Neb., June 11. (Special Tele
gram.) The engine, mall car and smoker
of southbound Union Paclflo passenger
train No. 30 were derailed at this plsce
just north of the station. A defective rail
may have caused tha wreck, as both
swltohes were locked. No one was hurt
Nebraska News Notes.
BEATRICE Rev. L. D. Y'oung will de
liver the principal address at tha fire
men's memorial services Sunday afternoon.
8TANTON Joseph Seam and wife and
August Meyer left this week for Switzer
land, where they expect to upend the aum
mer. BEATRICE William Vanlanlncham of
Fllley and Miss Ethel Sandusky of May
berry, Neb., were married here last even
ing by Judge Ellis.
8TANTQ.N Fred Eritske, aged father of
Mrs. Frank Patch and wlu has been III
for some time, died last nlKht a', htx home
about six miles west cf suutun.
HARVARD A special train left this city
the first of the week with thirteen cars of
stock for the Chicago market, sent by
several different farmers combining.
BEATRICE J. W. Bowers and Miss
Erma Bunnell, both of Ode'.l, were mar
ried at the bride's home at that place
Wednesday, Rev. T. J. Slirode officiating.
PLATTSMOUTH Dr. A. E. Walker and
Mlaa Jessie M. Gilinour were united lu
marriage by Kcv. F. M. Sluson. Jr. and
Mrs. Walker left for a visit on the Pacific
BEATRICE The westbound Rock Island
freight which leaves Beatrice at 11:30
a. m., ran Intq a herd of horses west of
town yesterday, killing two and injuring
a number of others.
BEATRICE Dr. E. L. Feese of Wymote
and Miss Ida J. Moseley were married
Wednesday at the home of the brides
parents, north of Odell. The ceremony was
performed by Rev. Mr. Stroud and was
wltnettsed by over a hundred guests.
MADISON Late lajit evening as Thomas
J. W alone of Enola was unhitching his
horses, having Just returned home from
this city, was accidentally struck by the
front feet of one of his homes, a spirited
animal, and had his collar bone and one
PLATTHMOt'TH Homer C. Moore of
Omaha and Miss Antonio J. Kessler.
formerly of this city, vere united in msr
rlage at the home of the bride's mother In
(Continued on Fifth Page.)
If you Lava naver before; triad
Try it now
And judge for yourself