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TIIE BEE: OMAIIA, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1909.
DEFICIT AT STATE FAIR
Warrant! Are Eeady, However, for
Payment of Premium!.
LINCOLN MAN KILLS SELF
Jfm Bids Hee-elre for the foMlrao.
loa of Nw Balldlnas at
Krarirr and Pfr
I Nebraska . J
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Neb.. Sept. 10 (Special Tele
gram.) The Nebraska State fair closed to
day at 4 o'clock with the grounds Btlll com
fortably filled with visitors, there being
total of U.686 admissions against a total
of t,6I a year ago on the last day.
The stata fair board will meet tomorrow
to check up lis accounts and see Just
where It stands financially. Today the
board paid out $30,000 to prise winners and
others and warrants are all ready for the
remainder. The board believes It will be
Shy about tS.OOO, though this cannot be de
No Beds for Fair Visitor.
Many visitors to the fair went away from
the city feeling dissatisfied with the treat
ment accorded them by the city. Scores
of persons were unable to secure lodgings
on Wednesday night and many of these
eat up all night In chairs at the Lincoln
hotel, while others remained at the Bur
lington depot and sat up In the watting
This necessity was due entirely to bad
management, for there were plenty of
rooms out In the city, but the stranger
knew not where they were located. The
commercial club secretary excused himself
by giving a statement to the local papers
that visitors to, the fair spent the day
sightseeing and then half the night the
same way before trying to get lodging.
The Information booth at Tenth and O
streets was closed at 11 p. m. After that
hour several trains reach Lincoln and
those who came In on those trains were
unable to secure rooms and they found
no one able to direct them to lodging
bouses that were not already full.
This year the merchants did not furnish
the lights which are usually strung across
O street and there was little attempt at
decoration of the stores, which was com
mented. upon by many of tha visitors.
The people of Lincoln did not attend the
fair In any great numbers, and so notice'
able was this that oven the local papers
commented on It.
Havelock was on the map from the day
the fair started until the gates were closed
today. Parties brought beer Into the city
from Havelock ' In suit cases, grips and
trunks. One party who had beer shipped In
was unable, under the ruling of the ex
else toard, to have It delivered to his
hotel by a transfer company, so he hired
a wagon, drove to the station, got his beer,
loaded It himself and hauled It to his
room. All of whloh h did under the super
vision of a policeman. This story was told
by one traveling man to another.
Llaeola Maa Commits Salclde.
Word was received In Lincoln tonight that
'Will C, Phillips, for eight years clerk of
the district court, had killed hjsiself at the
Coatee hotel In Kansas City tonight. Some
time ago Mrs. Phillips secured a divorce
from her husband and the only reason that
can be assigned for his act tonight Is fam
; 11 y troubles. Be leave three children,
. . '. Blda for Horaaal.
The new State Normal- board met this
. afternoon and decided to advertise again
' for bids for the construction of the build
ings at Peru and Kearney, no bids having
been filed today.
The board decided also to visit the va
rious towns which want the new normal
schools, starting out on Its trip October 11.
By that time the board hopes to have a
decision from the supreme court on the
legality of the act which created It,
No TJaloa Depot.
Representatives of the various railroads
nterlng Lincoln held a confer Ice today
with the boosters ' for the Union depot,
with the general result that It looks as
though Lincoln will not get the Northwest
or Missouri Paoifto or Rock Island to go
Into too deal. Each of these roads has a
good depot and It Is probable that the
Union Paclflo will some da.' make ar
rangamenta to com Into town over the
Money from Forest Reserve.
Governor Bballenberger has received no
tice from the government , of a credit In
, Washington of H.K37.K which is 26 per rent
, of the collections from the forest reserve
to which Kebraska la entitled. The total
Income was S11.U9.K for the last year
ending In June.
At least two visitors to the state fair
bellev that Governor Shallenberger should
be In his office all the time or at least
on the ocoaslon of their calls. The two
men reached the office of the governor at
the same time this morning.
"Is the governor InT" Inquired one. Upon
being Informed that he was out for the
present the stranger remarked:
."All right. I have tried several times to
see him and ho Is out. I guess I will go
home and not try any more."
'Tell hint for me," said the other, "that
an old farmer called and found him out.
Tell him I called on the deputy labor com
missioner and found him out. Tell him I
am hitting the road for homo and when
either of them come my way they won't
find me at home," The man did not leave
FIREMAN DIES FROM INJURIES
Raa Dow ay Trais wane sum
FAIRBURY, Neb., Sept. 10. (Special
Telegram.) Frank Westby, the Rock Is
land fireman who was run over at Ellis
last night, died at the Fairbury hospi
tal this afternoon without regaining con
sciousness. He bad gone from his engine
after side-tracking for No. fl at Ellis and
sat down on the track to cool off and It
Is presumed be fell asleep and did not
hear No. 91 as It pulled Into town. His
right arm was cut off, and he was badly
bruised about the head, his skull being
crushed In. Westby was 25 years old and
Stoat Pleads Not Galltr.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb., Sept. 10. (Spe
cial.) Ernest E. Stout, who killed Joseph
E. Richeson In a hayfleld ten miles south
east of this city several weeks ago, by
beating him with Ms fists and with
buggy whip, was arraigned before County
Judge Mullln this morning and pleaded
not guilty. His attorneys, W. H. Thomp
son and F. W. Ashton, Immediately
waived preliminary hearing. The three
witnesses in the hayfleld ar being held
by the county authorities aa witnesses
and Stout was bound over to tha district
court without ball. Attorney Thompson
Indicated that It waa problematical
whether the case would be tried at the
coming fall terra of court. County At
torney Cleary sees no reason why there
should be any delay, but rather suggested
that the case was such as to justify the
calling of a special jury. He, however,
taking no steps In this direction so far.
More Trouble for Hadeosi.
TECUMSEH, Neb.. Sept. 10. (Special.)
Simeon Hudson, the young Iowan who ter
rorized this community some two years ago
by shooting at Sheriff H. U. Miner, and
who was later convicted of forgery charges
and sentenced to five and one-half years
In the Nebraska penitentiary, will have
new charges to answer when his prison
term expires. The county legal department
of Pawnee county, in which county the
shooting occurred, has filed two charges
against Hudson, one being shooting with.
Intent to kill and the other shooting with
Intent to do great bodily harm to the officer
named. It Is said Hudson recently mad
an effort to escape at the penitentiary, by
which act he has lost the good time pos
sible for him to make on his present sen
Boiler Makers In Conference.
FAIRBURT. Neb., Sept. 10. (Special.)
Beginning next Monday a five days' session
of the bollermakers and helpers of Division
No. 10 will be held In Fairbury. Division
No. 10 embraces all the Rock Island lines
and It Is expected that between thirty
and forty delegates will be present during
the five days' session. The first business
to be transacted by the convention will be
the election of division- officers for the
coming year. The sessions will be held In
the Eagles' lodge room and on night will
be devoted to a smoker and love feast.
Coafereae Over Road.
FREMONT, Neb., Sept. 10. (Special.)
The county board met yesterday at Ueh
Ungvwith the Burt county board to con
sider the matter of repairing a road en
the county Him. They were of the opln
Ion that a new road should be built not
following the section line and thus avoid
ing several hill. They wero unable
do anything on account of not being ad
vised on the legal proposition. When this
Is determined a new road will probably
be built on a different site.
Farmer Caaraed .-with Bootletxfrlasr
BEATRICE, Neb.. Sept. 10. (Special
Telegram.) Albert Loeper, a German
farmer living In Elm township, was ar
rested today on an Indictment returned
by the grand Jury, charging him with sell
ing liquor wiuiout a license. He gave
Pay a Little Down on a Bio Bill at the CENTRAL
MERCANTILE CO., 17th and Howard
NEW STOVE DEPARTMENT READY
ouiiimci uc tuny
The Central Way Insures
p -I i M a
Ul lid! UBS
Half-Minute Store Talk
I-st Saturday a great many men came
In to congratulate us on our first
birthday celebration. ' Althoush they
were not urder any obligations to do
so. many bought clothes. One msn In
particular said: "A year ago today I
bought a suit here for 117 and It was
the bent su't I ever wore, regardless
of price. That was the first time I
ever bought clothes that were better
than the salesman said they were."
Our clothes will please you when you
buy them and the satisfaction grows
with the Wear. -.
.THE NEW STORE
Owe Its greatness to the' kind ot
hats It Bells If you want a little more
quality and a little more style In your fall
hat this Is the place to come If you want
careful hatters to attend you and see that
you are properly fitted, this store offers
Just such a service.
at $4 00; and
The best 15
hat ever produced.
Our School Suits
are made for Service
.They are not Indestructible, but as
nearly so as possible to construct They
tre rigidly built, and they are attractively
designed a combination rarely existing In
boys' clothes. Over 7.000 to choose from
You'll surely miss something if you Ignore
this store on the school suit question.
$1.50 to $15
WHEN WE ASK
You to compare
priced suits with
those of other
stores, we don't
mean suits at the
same prices, but
suits that other
stores sell for
$1.60 or $2.00
more That is
we invite es
pecially so in our
THE Or HOME QUALITY CLOTHES
We bid for your patron
age on the strength of
our extraordinary valu es
This store has heen a most extraordinary success no one disputes
it. It's success is due to the extraordinary values it offers everyday.
"When a store offers "values" you must estimate those values ac
cording to the standard of value-giving set up by the store offering
them. Values mean more in some stores than in others
We have established a standard of value giving no other store
even attempts to follow except in their "ads."
By buying our own fabrics we eliminate the middle-man's profit
we apply this saving to the betterment of our clothes and by so do
ing can guarantee a saving of 15 to 25. Our argument is in the val-'
ues not in the prices. Our prices are common enough, but our values
are the rarest thing in town.
When You Buy Your Fall Suit
You want the utmost values for your money and the greatest possible var
iety to select from, do you not? You want to buy It amid the most pleasant sur
roundings and above all, you don't want some clever salesman to band you an old
timer, do youT
Our values need no comment and no Omaha store makes any pretense at
showing a variety like ours. Certainly, no Omaha store possesses the charm and at
tractiveness of this one, and it would be Impossible to get an old timer In an all
new stock like ours We want you to see our entire line at
,.; t:'V"m '"l ipi iishjmw f m
$10 to $40
WE HAVE THREE LINES OP SUITS that we want you to examine critic
ally. We claim they are the finest ever sold at the prices You owe It to yourself
to see them before deciding what you'll buy The prices
and Rain Coats
In Great Variety
If you have any thought of
buying one of these useful
garments you shouldn't over
look this store. No other
store 'Will show you so many
or give you such a heaping
measure of value for your
$10 to $25
Our Shirts Sell
We don't have to urge the shirts
upon you all we have to urge Is
that you come In and fee them.
They are simply Irresistible to men
who admire tasty shirts.
$1 up to S3.50
And while you are here have a
look at our new neckwear, hosiery,
underwear, eto. you'll like anything
you get here.
Selling Good Shoes
Is our way of attracting customer.
We ask for your shoe business solely
upon our ability to save you money, and
giva you better service. 83.50 to $5.50
And the only store In town that will guar
antee a patent leather to not break through
22 Slyles $4.00
bond for his appearance at the district
court. This makes two charges ' filed
Governor Speaks at Endteott.
FAIRBURT, Neb.. Sept. 10.-Speclal.)
Governor Shallenberger has written the
committee In charge of the old settlors'
reunion at Endlcott that he will be there
Saturday to deliver an address In the af
ternoon. The reunion lasts ten days, Sun
day being given over to religious services
which are to be In charge of the Endlcott
Small Fire la Mill.
FREMONT, Neb., Sept. 10. (Special.)
The Fremont Milling company's plant
was discovered on fire last night, but the
flames were extinguished before much
damage was done. It caught inside from
spontaneous combustion and was located
just as It broke out and In time to pre
vent extensive loss.
Deposit at Frrmoat Grow,
FREMONT. Neb., Sept. 10. (Special.)
The latest reports of the condition of all
the banks In this city show large In
creases In deposits, loans and cash on
hand, the total deposits aggregating $3,
250,000. For a long time all of them have
shown a steady growth in loans and deposits.
Bor and Grips Disappear.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb., Sept. 10. (Spe
cial.) A lad named Wilson, employed at
the Koehler hotel, disappeared yesterday
and with him went a suit of clothing and
two (Tips which were not his property.
He has been traced to Sterling, Colo,, and
it Is expected will be brought here for
Commerce King of Ranges.
High grade In every way. at a low price. Made In all sizes for the
home kitchen; l&o special sizes for hotels.
Has All thp Good Points
that 60 years study and experience In stove building can produce
I&9.00 to $00.00.
Will burn any kind of fuel; fully warranted; made from best
gauged Chilled Rolled Steel; Duplex grate, rich, artistic nickel trim
mings, never warp; bridged oven; high warming closet; lining guar
anteed five years. Perfect bakers.
PAY WHEN MOST CONVENIENT
OUR Q7!l STEEL RANGE
PRICED AT $21.
$1 Down. 50c Weekly.
This range is fully guaranteed
good baker, duplex grates for burn
ing wood or coal, asbestos lined,
nickel trimmed; complete with high
a Big Kill
Everything for Housekeeping
17th and Howard Gts,
bounteous dinner served thereafter. Rev.
C. B. Stephens of the First Baptist church
performed the ceremony.
BEATRICE Mary Barabec of Bameston,
who last week lnntltuted suit for dlvoroe
against Joseph Brabec, yesterday began
habeas corpun proceedings for the posses
sion of her five children. In her applica
tion Mrs. Barabec represents that her
children are unlawfully deprived of their
liberty by her husband, whom she left
August 26. last, because, as she alleges In
her petition for divorce last week, of his
drunkenness and extreme cruelty,
KEARNEY Thursday morning's session
of the United Brethren conference opened
with devotional exercises by H. F. Har
mon of this city. Rev. 8. E. Rasey re
ceived a transfer card from a southeast
Ohio conference to the west Nebraska
conference. Rev. A. Boyd was elected
trustee of York college. E. F, Wapner
read a report on publishing Interest. The
national church owns a publishing plant
at Dayton. O., valued at ll.OOO.oon. Rev.
J. M. Phllllpl, editor of the Telescope,
preached to the gathering Thursday even
ing. - v
BEATRICE! Dr. A. Townsend aarainst
Anna L. Townsend and the Reatrlce Na
tional bank In the title of an Injunction
proceeding instituted in district court yes
terday. A restraining order was granted
by Judge Pemberton restraining Mrs.
Townsend from cashing or transferring a
certificate of deposit amounting to $5,000
on deposit In said bank. The order farther
restrains the bank from paying to her the
amount of her certificate or any part
thereof. The plaintiff states that prior to
August 1. last, he deposited with the de
fendant bank In his wife's name the sum
of $5,000. all of which belonged to him. He
He further alleges that on August 1.
without his knowledge or consent, his wife
drew the entire account from the bank and
purchased a certificate of deposit for the
same amount, which she deposited, said
certificate bearing S per cent Interest.
Plaintiff alleges that his wife refuses to
turn over said certificate to him. The court
has set September 11 as the date for hear
ing the case.
Nebraska News Notes.
BEATRICE George Eckel of Clay
county, Kansas, has purchased the Buswell
farm ot one-half section south of tha city,
tor which he paid fcM.UuO cash.
BEATRICE The Board of Supervisors
will remodel the house at the poor farm
and make It modern In every way. The im
provements will cost about 12.000.
BEATRICE The marriage of Leon H.
Swan and Miss Olive Hershey was sulemn-
Ized yesterday at UaSellfi Methodist par
sonage, Kev. J. w. Lewis officiating.
BEATRICE J 8. Smith, a dairyman of
this city, has been awarded nine first
prizes, three second and seven third prizes
on his herd of Jersey cattle at the State
BEATRICE Orders have been received
to start the Union Pacific stone crusher
at Blue Springs nexf Monday. The plant
has been shut down for two years. The
wages to be paid will be from (1.76 to ti
BEATRICE John Longworthy of Ellis
and MiMi Kathertne Weaver of Rockford
were married yeBterday at the bride's home
near Hock ford, in the presence of Immedi
ate friends and a few relatives. They will
make their home on a farm near Kills.
KEARNEY Nine boys were paroled from
the State Industrial school last month, they
having cancelled their demerits and w,.n
their release. One thousand dollais worth
of new furniture and carpets have been
placed In different buildings at the school
and the work of making the much needed
repairs Is going steadily onward.
KEARNEY Committees are out over
Buffalo county galheriug members for the
Buffalo County .Agricultural association,
and nearly. !.HM have hundi-d ever the uilce
of membership and agreed to exhibit corn
and other grain at the show in October.
Although the dry weather hit some pretty
hard, there will still be many good ears
of corn on exhibition at the show.
BEATRICE The Aid society of the
Methodist church was entertained yester
day by Mrs. C V. tlale. The annual elec
tion of officers resulted as follows: Mrs.
U. 8. Raymond, president; Mrs. A. II.
Kidd. vice president; Mrs. C. 8. Curry,
second vice president; Mrs. E. L. Oraynur.
secretary; Mrs. Harry hhaffer, treasurer.
KEARNEY Miss Augusta Barts. daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Barts. was
married to Mr. Bert Smith Wednesday
evening. About fifty friends and relatives
Were at the home of the brldo's parents
U witness tht affaif afid U Indulge la Ui
Pea Fair Ready
Extensive Preparations Under Way
for BiggeBt Event of Year in '
ReHHRD & WILHELM
414-16-18 Soutfr Sixteenth Street
in French gold plate, ox
idized silver, assorted
shapes and sizes for
cabinet and miniature
pictures. These sell
regularly up to . 75o
each; Saturday rft
special, each. .,J
in good colors for over
curtains, also library and dining room cur
tains, side borders and floral designs. These
sell regularly at 35c per yard; Satur- Q
day special, your choice, per yard. . . . laC
BIG ENAMELED WARE SPE
CIAL IN TIIE BASEMENT
This is all high grade ware and includes
only very large pieces such as are used for
the kitchen every day. In this assortment
are included the following articles:
85c, 3 quart coffee pot, Saturday special 49J
75c and 85c, 14 and 17 quart dish pan, Saturday
special, at 40
$1.25, No. 8 Beam less tea kettle, Saturday, spe
6 and 8 quart Berlin kettle, Saturday special ..49e
6 and 8 quart preserving kettle, Saturday special 4f)
2 quart seamless rice cooker, Saturday special . .40
These are all exceptionally good values, and we
think one of the greatest bargains in enameled war
we have ever placed on sale.
Remember any one of these articles, Saturday, . .49
BOZEMAN, Mont., Sept 10. (Special.)
Bozeman Is now having the busiest week
In Its history In getting ready for the In
terstate fair and sweet pea carnival, which
will be held next week. The fair will
open next Monday morning and close on
the evening of September 18. The carnival
will be held two days during tha fair week,
September 1 and It.
The most extensive preparations are
now In progress that have ever been made
for a carnival. The carnival this year
will be the fifth one that has been held.
Workmen are now busy building a grand
triumphal arch on Main street This Is
thirty-five feet In height and will be
lathed, plastered and calcirained. It will
by strung with sweet peas from top to
bottom. Hundreds of electric lights will
Illuminate It and on each side will be
large welcome signs. At each end a pillar
will be built and each of these will be
rapped with a sheaf of the choicest Gal
latin valley grain. Main street will be a
mass of flowers and colors fur nine blocks.
It Is planned to make the decorations
for the carnival the most elaborate of
any event ever held In Montana. There are
millions of sweet peas now growing In the
city. These will be given to visitors during
the carnival. Large quantities are also
being sent over the state now. On the
evening of September 15 the carnival queen
will be crowned. Her name will be kept
secert until that time. The coronation
ceremonies will be conducted by George
D. Pease, wU knowa BosetBAA guoraey.
He himself will not know who the queen
Is until he opens the ceremonies. A male
quartet of forty voices will sing the official
sweet pea song at the coronation exer
cises. A specially organised band will play
the accompaniment T. Byron Story, son of
Boseman's only millionaire, wrote the
words of the song and Louis L. Howard,
leader of the regimental band at the state
college here, composed the music.
Both the Interstate fair and the sweet
pea carnival are being made events of
state wide Interest this year. Assurances
have already been received that at least
1,000 Montana residents will be in Bo Io
nian during the week. In preparing for
the two events $500,000 will be spent The
Minnesota state fair live stock show will
be the only one made In Montana. The
state convention of Montana blacksmiths
will be held on the second day of the car
nival and the state college here will open
More Moaey for Colleaje.
YANKTON, S. ., Sept 10. (Special.)
Yankton college Is about to start a cam
paign for 1130,000 for additional endowment
and a new dormitory for girls and a cen
tral heating plant The college opens for
Its twenty-eighth year on September 15
next Rev. L. O. Baird, pastor of 8t. Mary's
Avenue Congregational 'church, Omaha,
la expected to make the opening address.
All the places In the dormitories are taken,
having been secured in advance since last
June, and a very prosperous year la looked
War Made Ts.
HURON, a V.. Sept 10. (Special.)
Hoboes and house breakers are numerous
here. Last night the Kinney home In the
east part of the city was entered and
later J. E. Stark was the victim of a
holdup, quite an amount of cash being
taken from bis psrsoa. City officials art
UMB Vii--sW U US W
Best Value In Town
Try Us and See
A LITTLE NICER THAN THE DEOT
A LITTLE CHEAPER THAN THE RE&T
Holeproof Hosiery PsopU
3193 21 No. letti
determined to rid the city of disreputable
characters and no efforts will be withheld
to punish any outlawry. At the Kinney
home the thief was hidden in a closet
When Mrs. Kinney was alone he rushed
into the room, head covered, and assaulted
her with a knife, inflicting a number of
wounds. He then made his escape and
has not yet been found. Mrs. Kinney,
though not seriously injured, was) almost
-prostrated from fright
Settlers Look I a for "Sups."
SIOUX FALLS. 8. D..' Sept 10. (Spe
cial.) The officials of the United States
land office at Gregory now are engaged
In the work of receiving the filings of the
last 1.W0 of the (.000 people who at the
fevcrnmcal latd, IvlUry dtsw nonestads
In the ceded portion of Tripp county. For
several weeks before the date fixed for
the filing to commence the holders of the
lucky numbers visited all portions of the
ceded lands, and while the best of the
land had previously been filed upon, there
are many fine quarter-sections left that
will be very valuable when patented. Dur
ing the last year land In Tripp county
has greatly Increased in value, "raw"
land (land which never has been culti
vated), now selling at prices as high as
ISO and 140 per acre. After all the numbers
have been called by the land officers, the
land that remains untaken will be thrown
open to settlement under the laws regard
ing the settlement of government lands.
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