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THE IlKK: OMAHA. SATURDAY. JANITAKY 2! 1010.
MEN FOR THE SCHOOL BOARD
Annual Election Will Be Held Middle,
RETIIIINO MEMBERS 6TAY OUT
"aa f Three . U Candidate for
- Re-elertlon -W. P. aa Is Not
In the : R for
Too annual school election In Council
Illurfh will -be Held" March U. at which
timo three membera of the Board of Edu
cation, to auoreed W. II. Klllpnck. T. I.
fihugart ana 8. B. Klllott. whose terms ex
pire thla aprlng. will be elected. The term
of Oeorge fi. Davta a treasurer of the
Independent eehool district will expire July
I and hla successor will Deselected at this
The three director elected will take of
fice en the third Monday 'In Mnrcn, when
(he board win reortcanlan, but the school
treasurer will not assume office until July
1. when the school year begins. -
None of the three retiring members I
a candidate for- re-election. Mr. flhtlaari
la removing to. Kansas and Mr. Elliott fle.
clared positively yesterday that he would
not accept a renomlnatlon, an he could
not spare the time from hla business. At
torney Klllpnck was equally positive In
his declaration that he could no longer
spar time from hla business to attend to
the duties of . a school director.
George 8. Davis said he would be a
candidate for' renomlnatlon" by the demo
crats. Ho said yesterday that he had not
heard of any other' randicnte In his own
party nor of any candidate for the repub
Frank J..' Capell, one of the holdover
members of the board. Is candidate for
the democratic nomination for city solici
tor, and as he has no. opposition In his
own. party will be a candidate at the mu
nicipal election In March. He said yes
terday that If elected he would resign as
member of the Board of Education. Inas
much as the school election taken place
before th city election, this would neces
sitate a special school election to fill the
vacancy. , ......
sapp WIU not nun.
W. T, Sapp announced yesterday that
despite all the reports to the contrary, he
would not be a candidate for the repub
lican nomination for city assessor. "You
can say for mei" said Mr. Bapp. . "that
under no circumstances would 1 accept this
nomination. I am not a candidate for any
municipal of Ice."
. The' republicans, however, will not be
without a candidate to contest this office
with W. D. Hardin, the present, city as
sessor, as Dan B. Rlordan. a well known
Insurance agent, yesterday announced he
would be a candidate for the nomination
at the hands of the republicans.
Lee L. ' Evans, president of the Council
Bluffs aerie. Fraternal Ordar of Eagles,
filed yesterday as candidate for the demo
cratic nomination as one of the two coun-dlmen-at-large,
John E. Stockert filed yesterday as a
candidate for the democratic nomination
for councilman In the Third ward. 'Chris
Loseth, who lives at . 2113 South Tenth
street, filed as candidate for the republican
nomination as one of the two council men-yat-large.
The announcement made In a looal paper
trat Thbmaa Shea la a candidate for the
democratic nomination for counct'.man 1n
the Fifth ward la a mistake and Mr. Shoe
wants It understood that he la out after
the republican nomination. Until a few
years ago Mr. Shea voted the democratic
ticket, but two years ago at the city elec
ting he was enrolled aa a republican and
la recorded aa voting the republican ticket.
Hla affidavit of candidacy filed with City
Auditor MoAneney ahowa that he Is a
candidate for the republican nomination as
councilman In the Fifth ward.
ROAD SETTLES WITH WIDOW
Northwesters Pnya a.BOO to Mrs.
' Ida, N. Calver.
Mrs. Ida N. Culver, widow of Simpson
G. Culver, a railway mall clerk, has re
covered 12.600 In settlement of her suit
brought In the United States court against
the Chicago St Northwestern Railway
company. Culver was Injured in a collision
in the Union Pacific yarda In Omaha In
Mi rah, 1907, and two months later made a
settlement with the Northwestern railroad
for $425. Hla Injuries subsequently proved
to be more serious than at first thought
and he died In a hospital In this city In
"May of last year. After his death the
widow brought action for additional dam
ages under the Nebraska statutes.
In the district court the Cltlsens Oas
and Kleotrlo company confessed Judgment
In favor of Mrs. Mary Gallup for $1215 In
settlement of her action to recover damages
for being shocked by an electric current
while turning on an tncancrescent light In
I ha county Jail, of which her husband was
After being once tried, with a verdict of '
U GREATEST SALE of U
PRICES CUT. TO HALF
Come quick! Buy a pair, two pairs
or three pairs of pant while you can get
them for so little money. A genuine clear
ance ot all pants in our stock: at genulno
clearance prices. We must have the room
for spring stocks, which are arriving daily,
$2.50 and $3.00 Pants, $1.45
Plain blacks, plain blues, grays, stripes and
fancies pants that sell for $1.60 and $3
per pair; all sizes, all lengths. r
Saturday they go, at ... .. .v. .. sMelt)
Men's striped wor
sted Pants; strong-
A fine selection of
the newest styles
in Men's Pants;
mt?e to sell at
. It sewed, taped
Men's P a n t s, la
:atrtpes, etc.. In
worsteds and casst-
meres; $1.50 and
""" : 95c
Men's Custom Made
: Pants, Including
the ' celebrated
worth tip to $3.00,
clearance $9 QC
price . . ..?
two In faror.tf the plaintiff, the mil o'
Mrs. Ivy tMdsherry bfralnst llsnsen ft
Nielsen,' saloonkeepers, wos settled yester
day by the pnyment to Mrs. Onldsborry of
lino, each party to the action paying a
portion of the Costs. Mrs. Goldoberry surd
for It. 000 damages, claiming the defendants
sold liquor to her minor son.
Judge Oreen inagun yesti rrtny the trial
of the suit hrotiKhl by J. M. Pullnn and
othefa agnlnst the Board of County Stip-'r-v'rora
and Contractor L.tna to enjoin tho
construction of the proposed Nlshnabotna
! , Mother Seeks Her Girl.
Alleging that her husband, Daniel Rapli,
from) whom she had been separated slnoe
AugbKt 1, 1908, had taken their 10-year-o!d
daughter, Alta, and was planning (o take
her to Wyoming, Mrs. Anna Rapli begun
habeas' corpus proceedings in Ihi district
cour J yesterday to regain postrs'lnn of the
little girl. Judire Tlirrnell Issued the writ
and Sheriff McCafferty was directed to
produce the child in. court, at 11:30 o'clock
this tnomlng. '
According to the mother's Mory, she and
her 'hdsband. had been Separated s ore
August 1, 190., because he failed t prov.da
for her and the child and s'io hnd- b.en
compelled to make the living for tbe fam
ily. ;Her husband,' sho said, hnd been liv
ing In Cheyenne Wyo., but rtdently is
turned to Council Rluffs, and on Tumidity
last,', while she, the mother, was at jjrk,
took' the child and hps since detained her
at tae home of somo of his rela.lves. Mrs.
Rapt stated In her petition that she had
worked hard to Tovlde a home for her
self and the little girl, who up to the day
the .father secured possession of hr had
been attending school.
Ileal Estate. Trausfecs.
These transfers Were reported to The Bee
January 27 by the Pottawattamit? County
Abstract company of Council 'Bluffs:
Sheriff of Pottawattamie county, Iowa,
to Advance Thresher company, lots
and 10, block 10, Minder., surf's (t....l,246
Ray Coady, unmarritd, to A. E. Pat
rick, lot 14, block 80, Avoca, w, d..', 4,000
Walter F. atephan to Mrs. Florence
Denny Steplmn, w46 feet of lot 14.
block 14, Mill add. to Council Bluffs,
w. d. .' 1
C Schmidt, widower, to Peter Langer,
Jr. lot ltf, block 1. and lot 1. block
3, ,'ureat .Western add. to Mlnden.
August A. Kaven and wife to Jacob
Haas, lots 17 and 18. block 1. Great
V.'Urn add. to Mlnden, w. d
Ella ICberhnrt and hu&rjand to Wil
liam K. Orlgsby, part of lot 5, block
6, Hagg'a Extension In Council Bluff.-i,
w.Vd.-.-. .-.-. . .-. : r.-. ; , . . .'. .: 8,400
W. 8. Anderson to Bertha C. Ander- ,
son, tot 8, block 32, Everett's add.
"to Council Bluffs, w. d 1,000
Frtnk Richardson, single, to M. Chern-
iach, lots 7 and 8, block 12, Craw
ford's add. to Council Bluffs, w. d.... 1
Eight transfers, total.....
Licenses to wed were Issued yesterday to
Nam and Residence Age.
Ocorge P. Whltson, McClelland, la i!5
Jennie O. Baumker, McClelland, la....... 27
Emll Schulta, Hastings, Neb.. 26
Martha Metier, Hastings, Neb 19
Harry McDonald. Omaha.. "... 28
Phlla Metteer, Omaha 28
R, J. Dlppel, South Omaha 24
Mamie Martens; Council Bluffs....... 22
AUUbn-Cuntmlna Det loi Court.
MASON CITY,' la., Jan. 27. (Speclal.)
The locally famous election bet case, which
dates back to the . Allison-Cummins, sen
atorial campaign, haa again appeared in
the limelight, and will probably come to
trial In district court during the present
term.-! F. 8. Gibson, a former stand-patter,
who oovered the 11,000 wager of a group of
progressives,.. Is here gathering evidence,
Olbeon . has brought suit to recover the
11.000 which the progressives pulled down
after, the wager had been made. Zt will be
remembered that tho late Senator Allison,
on. whom. Gibson laid his money, won the
Twenty Years An Prison.
CRESTON.Ma.; Jan. 28. (Special.) After
pleading guilty In the 'district court here
yesterday to' the charge of criminal as
sault preferred against, him, Oscar Tharp
was aentenced by Judge Towner to twenty
years In the Anamosa penitentiary. Tharp
came to.Afton, where the crime was , com
mitted, from Davis City during the early
part of pecember, and since then haa been
In the oounty Jail here-awaiting the court'a
action. Authorities left with him at once
for prison. .
Iowat Alumnus Frosen.
IOWA CITY, la., Jan. 28. (Special.)
derald Q: Walker, graduate of the law
class of 1890 li the University of Iowa, was
frcren ' to death near Judith Gap, Mont.,
recently, according to a letter received here
yesterday. When returning from town one
day he ran Into a bllxxard and a week later
hla friends ' found his body. He had a
claim near the town of Judith Gap.
' -Appointment for Francis.
'CEDAR FALLS. Ia. Jan 28. (Special.)
Telegram.) Superintendent Bruce Francis
of this city has been appointed chairman
of the executive committee of the North
eastern Iowa Teachers' association, to suo-
I oeed W. A. Brandenburg of Mason City,
I Council Bluffs j
Street Railway Company'! Request
for Bight to Occupy Certain
Streets Not Aoted Upon.
The city council, meeting as a committee
Of the whole In "executive session," behind
closed doors,' In the office of Mayor Ma
loney last night, failed to reach any decis
ion relative to the proposition submitted
last Monday night by President O. W.-AVat-tles
of the Omaha & Council Bluffs Street
Railway company. After t lie councllmen,
with Messrs. Harl and Tlnley, local at
torneys for the street railway company,
had threshed tho whole, matter over for
two hours or more, they were no nearer a
Kolutlon of the problem than when they
Following tho executive session, the coun
cil met and adjourned to; nsxt Monday
evening, without any report from the com
mittee of the whole being presented. T'.io
eour.cllmtn merely met so as to go through
tho. formality of adjourning to next week.
The hitch in the negotiations lnit night
wss, aa It was last Monday night, the fear
on tho part of some of the councllmen
that to adopt the resolution giving the com
pany the right to select and occupy certain
streets on which It proposes td make ex
tensions under the fifty-year franchise
granted the Council Bluffs, Lake Mauawa
& East Omaha Construction company in
December, 1897, would be practically to ac
knowledge that thjs franchise was still
valid and In force.
The attorneys for the street railway com
pany contended, however, that the adop
tion of the resolution would In no way af
fect the validity of tho franchise. They
argued that the passage of the resolution
would not grant the company any further
rights than it now has, and that if 'did not
possess any rights under the fifty-year
franchise, the council, by merely adopting
this resolution, could not grant them any
now rights, aa suoti could only be granted
by a vote of the people of Council Bluffs.
If the ordinance granting the fifty-year
frnehl ' is valid, then, the kUoiiieys
argued, the grant of theae additional atreets
would necessarily be for the life of th
franchise and not for any longer ,or. shorter
One of the councllmen favored grant ig
the use of. the streets named by the com
pany for a period of five years and then at
the end of that time to have the question
of the franchlso rights of the company
determined. To this the attorneys would
It was also suggested that the' resolution
be adopted with a rider to the effect that
t was not to be construed to extend or
validate the fifty-year franchise. To this
the attorneys likewise declined to consent,
because they said such a provision would
tfcnd to throw doubt on the ordinance, how
ever good it might be, and therefore the
company would be unable to borrow the
rjioney needed for the proposed extensions
'hlch they stated would entail an expendi
ture of about $100,000. .
jThe discussion last night. It la said, de
veloped the fact that City Solicitor Kimball
lif now Inclined to tho opinion that the
fifty-year franchise trranted , the Council
fluffs. Lake Manawa A, East Omaha Con
struction company la still valid, although
the right to occupy some of. the streets
named in If may have been forfeited, thla,
however, being something that the courts
would have to determine.
! Although not "used aa a threat by 1 the
attorneys for the street railway company,
the councllmen were given to understand
t :at In the event of the city and the street
rill way company being unable to arrive
alt an amicable settlement of the contro
versy the use of the B-cent fare commuta
tion books between this city and Omaha
vfould undoubtedly be discontinued. In con
nection with this phase of the controversy,
1( has been stated, although not from an
official source, that the company baa given
oi dors that no commutation books good
after February 1 be Issued. V
:8ome of the oo jncilmen, it U understood,
favor deferring action In the whole matter
ul.tll after the city election.
Railroad Employe Killed.
CRE8TON, la., Jan. .28. (Special.) Wil
liam Henry, an employe of the Burlington,
was Instantly killed thla morning while
crossing the tracks to his work, being run
over by the fast mall. Mr, Henry had
worked for the company many yeara. He
leavea a daughter, who Will be left in des
Ion News Notes.
FAIRFIELD George Cummlngs. a young
farmer who lives near here, was instatntly
killed when he fell from the load of hay he
waa riding on, when hla horses ran away.
IOWA FALLS The Royal Land company
of Dea Moines haa bought the brick and
tile plant west of this city and will take
possession of It February 1. It is stated
the consideration was about $30,000.
ESTHERVILLK Clyde L. Munson. of
this city waa married yesterday at the
home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. F.
Munson of this city, to Bessie Raffens
purger ot Spencer, la. They will reside
ESTHERVILLK Emmet cotnaty district
court convenes here Monday, January 81,
with Judge I). F. Coyle presiding. A long
list of cases is to be tried, consisting of
twenty-nine new civil and sixty-seven con
tinued cases. Much interest is centered on
the J. N. Miller case of Orever.
MARSHALLTOWN The capital stock of
the Lennox Furnace company of this city,
which does a largo business In the north
west, was Increased from 1120,000 to U'MMM
at a special meeting ot the stockholders
held here today. The new capital la for ad
ditional buildings and Improvements.
MARSHALLTOWN-Traffic was tied up
on a part of the Iowa division of the Mil
waukee during this early morning and part
of today by the ditching of seven cars of
an east-bound freight near Ferguson, this
county, during the night. The passenger
trains were detoured via Slater over the
Northwestern to Tama.
CLEAR LAKE Judging by the enthusi
asm shown by the 300 or 400 farmers of
this part of Cerro Gordo county, who gath
ered here today, there la an excellent
chance of a beet sugar faetory being built
here. A large majority of the farmer
pledged themselves to raise a oertaln acre
age of beets. It the factory was built.
ONAWA Fire, atarting from a defective
chimney flue, destroyed the Charles
Spaulding residence here thla afternoon. It
was not discovered until It had mode such
headway that it was impossible to extin
guish it. Nearly all of the contents of the
house were burned. Mr. Hpaulding, who is
in the photography business at Decatur,
Neb., was not at home, and the mother
and children had a nisrrow escape from be
ing burned to death.
ONAWA Mrs. Q. A. Bentley. residing
near this city, died yesterday after an Ill
ness of several years of consumption. She
waa 64 years of age at the time of her
death, and had been a resident of this
county for many years. A husband and
three children survive her. Her only sis
ter, Mrs. Will Beck, waa burlsd hare about
three weeks ago. The funeral was held
Thursday In the Ovntrregatlonal church,
conducted by Key. Lee, and Interment
made In the Onawa cvmetery.
FORT DOIXIE The Fort Iodge Daught
ers of the American Revolution, at a !
cial meeting, elected six members to repre
sent them at the annual national nonclave
at Washington, D. C, next Apii., nd It
Is thought now that all will attend. Among
the Fort Dodge represenatives will be Mrs.
Jonathan P. Dolliver. wife of the ssr.lor
senator from Iowa; Mrs. M. D. U't'onnell,
wife of the solicitor of fhe treasury; Mrs.
Frank Oates, Mrs. M. A. Huribut. Mrs. W.
T. Chantland. wife of Colonel Chamland of
the Fifty-sixth regiment, Iowa National
I Guard, and Mrs. J. W. Campbell.
LIBERALS ARE MAKING CAINS
Coalitionii! Will Have a Majority of
About Hundred Twenty.
ASQUTIH OUTLINES mOGRAM
Premier Holds Conference with
Chancellor and thief Uhernl
' Whip Cabinet Will Be
LONDON. Jan. 2.-The liberals are meet
ing wish ...better fortune In the closing
stages of the elections. The position of
the parties tonight Is as follows:
Liberals - 'J
The prospect now Is that the coalition
majority will eventually approach 120.
Premier Asqulth came to London today
and conferred with the chancellor of the
exchequer and the chief liberal whip on
the situation. Nothing Is likely to be de
cided, however, until after Mr. Asqulth'a
audience with the king next week and th
meeting of the cabinet council.
Itenrrnnsrement f Cnlilnet.
The premier's first business at this meet
ing will bo the reshuffling of tho minister
as a result of Herbert J. Gladstone's ap
pointment us governor ot United South
Africa and tho desire of one or two of the
older ministers to retire. It is reported
that the premier will divide the question
of the privileges of the lords Into two
parts, the first dealing with the right ot
the House of Lords to -veto finance bills
by slmplo resolution, and the second, which
may be dealt with later In the form of A
bill based on Sir Henry Campbell-nnnner-
nmn's resolution limiting the lords' veto to
ordinary legislation undr which any meas
ure would automatically become luw after
It had been thrice rejected by tho lords.
The polling for Lancashire's fifty-six
seats has now been completed. In 190G the
liberals won thirty, the unionists fourteen,
the laboritei eleven and I'.ii nationalists
one. ' This year the liberals won twenty
five, the unionists eighteen, the laborltes
twelve and the nationalists one. Thus the
coalition has lost only four seats In Lan
cashire, which may be said to ho:d fast
for free trade.
Program of O'Brien.
William O'Brien, who will enter tha
new house with a little party of from
ultrht trt ln hdnan.nt n.flnn.llota will
Tcordlng to his newspaper, Cork Accent,
do his utmost to oppose the passage of the
budget, denounce the nationalist alliance
with the liberals and uphold Parnell's
policy of complete Independence of English
parties, t .
While Parliament will assemble on
February 45, there seems to be little likeli
hood that a formal state opening by the
king will take place before February 22,
aa the swearing In ot members, the elec
tion of the speaker of the house and other
preliminaries will take place before the
royal Inaugural ceremonies are held.
the Sherman Law
National Boards of Trade Recom
mend Sweeping Changes
in the Act.
WASHINGTON, Jan.- 28. After endorsing
sweeping amendments to' the " Sherman
anti-trust law, so radical In character as
to alter Its present effect very largely
and placing Itself on record as unalterably
opposed to the federal Inspection of grain,
the ' National Board of Trade ended Its
fortieth annual meeting yesterday.
Amendments to the Immigration law to
eliminate the educational l test were un
animously approved and a proposal to have
tho United States government negotiate
with other nations for the creation of an
International court of arbitral Justice was
The seselon ended in a wrangle when H.
C. Reynolds of Scranton, Fa., charged
upon the floor that delegates, sent by their
home chambers of commerce and boards
of trade to attend the meeting ot the Na
tional Board of Trade, came to Washing
ton and spent their time elsewhere.
RECEIVER FOR MEXICAN BANK
Vice President of Defunct Institution
Hays Depoaltora Will Be Paid
MEXICO CITY, Jan. 28.-Alfonso Arrlag-
ara, an attorney, waa today appointed re
ceiver of the United States Banking com
pany, which suspended operations yester
day after a run of a day and a half, by
the judge of the second civil court.
James Foryth, assistant manager of the
Mexico City branch of the Bank of Mon
treal, was named supervisor. '
It la impossible at this time to give any
Idea of the' bank's finances and It may be
several" days before the receiver can make
a statement. Officials of the bank aald lit
tle Canadian capital la Involved. A few
companies in New York are reported to
have had deposits with the United States
Banking company, but the sums are aald
to bs small. Most of the stock was held in
M. Elsasser, vice president of the insti
tution, still haa hopes ot reorganizing and
resuming business, and he reiterates his
former statement that he believes every
depositor will be paid In full, though the
stockholders may lose.
FEDERAL GAUGER RELEASED
United States Court Says Final Word
In Conflict of Authority
ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. S.-Charles E. fite-
gall, the government storekeeper and
irauger, whose recent confinement In the
Dade oounty Jail on ocntempt ohargea re
sulted In a breach between the federal and
state courts, waa today given his uncondi
tional releaae from custody by the fedral
Stegall's Imprisonment followed his re
fusal to give information to the grand Jury
of Dade county regarding a distillery at
which he waa stationed, on the ground
that It would be a violation of the rules
of the Internal revenue department.
Judge Newman held that a state court
could not compel a -federal official to
divulge Information which he gained
through his duties.
GRASTY GETS BALTIMORE SUN
Court Ratifies Sale of Part of Abell
Stock to Former St. Paul
BALTIMORE, Jan. 28. The Sun tomor
row morning will say that Judire Nllea In
the elroult court yeaterday ratified tho asle
to Charlea H. Orasty of a portion of the
interest in the Sun held by the Walter R.
The action of the court completes a
tr.mmc.Um by which Mr. Grasty becomes
president of the A. P. Abell company, pub
lishers ot the Sun.' and the executlvo head
of the paper. All of the present ownora
retain large ii
Sold up to $40,
Saturday &t . . . .
This is the Final Clearance of all High Class Tailored
Suits, and it's the greatest sacrifice offer we have ever made.
Think of what it means, A great stock of high class
tailored suits to choose from, not one that sold under $2500
and from that price up to $4000.
Every suit in this extraordinary offer is a late model
which will be in good style for spring wear, and all arc beauti
fully tailored, of finest all wool chiffon broadcloths, all wool
worsted imported men's suitings French serges, diagpnaj
serges and wide wale clothsj all these materials are very
stylish for spring wean
Over 300 Suits to Choose From
39 Suits that sold
! 85 Suits that sold at $29.75
22 Suits that sold at $32.50
73 Suits that sold at $35.00
37 Suits that sold at $37.50
47 Suits that sold at $40.00
Your Choice at
Day of Battleship
is Passing, Says
Statement in Lecture that One Aero
plane Can Carry Enough Explo
sive to Destroy a Fleet
PASADENA, Cat., Jan. 28. Clifford B.
Harmon, the New York aeronaut, aald to
day in a lecture before the Pasadena
Chamber of Commerce that the day of the
battleship had passed.
"No nation," he said, "would dare to
send a hostile fleet to these shores on S
hostile mission with so many masters of
the air as aviation la developing ready to
"It has already been demonstrated," said
Mr. Harmon, "that one balloon or aero
plans can carry enough explosives to an
nihilate any fleet In the world, while the
warships would tse powerless to protect
"The aeroplane has not yet reached Its
full state of efficiency, but even now it
Insures the safety of our coast agalnut
No Necessity for
Traffic is Increasing Much More
Rapidly Than Railroad
COLUMBUS, O., Jan. 28. Advance coplea
were received here today of a reply pre
pared by E. E. Williamson of Cincinnati,
chairman of the executive committee of
awaociated organlzatlona of shippers and
receivers, to the circular sent out last
fall by C. C. McCain, chairman of the
Trunk Line Association of Railroads, which
declared that a general Increate of freight
rates waa necessary.
Mr. Williamson asserts that In the ten
years ended In 1WI the passenger traffic
of the country Increased 79 per cent and
the freight traffic 142 per cent, while the
mileage of the railroads Increased but 24.1
per cent for main line and 36.6 per cent
for all tracks, thus showing that the com
merce of the country grew faster than
the increase In railroad building.
ARREST IN CLEGHORN CASE
Kea;i-o Named Robertson, Aceaaed of
Murder of Chicago Woman,
Captured at I.oalaTllle.
LOUISVILLE. Ky., Jan. 28.-Oeorge B.
Robertson, a negro, was arrested In Louis
ville this afternoon, charged with the
mrrder of Mrs. Jennie Cleghorn, a white
woman, whose dismembered body, minus
the head and heart, waa found In a reaort
In Chicago January 30. Robertson left Chi
cago January 20 and after his departure the
Chicago police searched a trunk at hla
home, finding a bomb, a rasor and under
garments stained with blood.
. Robertson la a fancy penman and hla
trade of furnishing illuminated postcards
among resorts like that In which the
murder occurred proved his undoing, for
spclmens were found In the house. Thla
fact, coupled with teatlmony given by a
vialtor to the reaort that Robertson had
thteatened to out the Cleghorn woman's
heart out If she failed to pay him a sum
of money she owed him,' set the police on
He displayed no concern at the charge
and will return to Chicago without requisi
tion. The Parisian Cloak Co., 1U Ha. ICth. wilt
sell Saturday over 300 women's coats worth
up to 135.00 for tfi.M- Bee their advertise
ment on Page '
of Our Entire Stock
Nagel and Ransdell
Speak at Baltimore
Congressman and Cabinet Member
Are Guests of Merchants and
BALTIMORE, Md Jan. 28. The twenty
ninth annual banquet of the Merchants'
and Manufacturer's association was held
at the Hotel liennert last night. Among the
200 participating were a number of guests
from other cities and Mayor J. Barry
Mahool of this lty. William B. Hurst,
president of the association; Secretary of
Commerce and Labor Charles Nagel,
United States Senator Robert L. Taylor
of Tennessee and Representative Joseph
E. Ransdell of Louisiana were the speeoh
makera of the evening.
Secretary of Commerce and Labor Nagel
In his address aald that the organization
of corporations under state lawa were, well
enough yeara ago, but today there la a
conflict In that corporations large enough
to go beyond state lawa are not account
able to the federal government. He also
said that the national government waa In
thla anomalous position of seeking trade
with foreign nations and being compelled
to stand sponsor for state organisations
over which it has no control whatever. He
also advocated the passage of such -laws
as will snabla American commerce to be
oarrled in Ameiioan bottoms.
Mr. Ransdell made the statement in
connection with an assertion that terminals
on all navigable waters should be public
property, but In many oases they are owned
and operated by railroads In what Mr.
Rr.nsdell said was "in their selfish Inter
ests, with scant regard for the rights of
their rivals or the public." y
"In oases where the water front has
already teen acquired by private parties,"
conoluded Mr. Ransdell, "I would suggeat
that the public resume ownerahlp through
condemnation proceedings under the power
of eminent domain, for surely the good of
the community Is superior to the right of
any private person or corporation."
pains In the chest require quick treatment
with Dr. King's New Discovery.- Prevents
pneumonia. 60c and $L For sals by Bea
ton Drug Co.
Up to $25 women's eoats, S5.9S, Saturday
at The Parisian Cloak Co.. 113 Bo. 18th St.
Establithad in 185T as Kountze Bros.
Nationalized in 1863, Charter No. 200
THIS DANK IS
II IN ITS
During all (Ms time It has commanded the confidence
of the people. This confidence Is still evidenced by the dally
opening of new accouuU and the constantly Increasing volnme
Your account is Invited.
IS 1 o
is Only Heir of
St. Louis Miser
Nephew of Jeremiah Moynihan Will
Inherit $60,000 Found in Safety
Deposit Box. - ''
UTICA, N. Y., Jan. 28. A fortune of Over
260,000 is awaiting Welcome Richardson, a
Poolevtlle farmer. Mr, Richardson is a,
nephew and the sole surviving relative of
Jeremiah Moynihan, a miser ragman who
died in St. Louis January , leaving tlio
fortune In gold and securities.
T. H. Cushman, Mr. Richardson's at
torney. Is now In communication with tho
public administrator in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 29-Jeremlah Moynihan,
ragpicker and miser, died here January 9
apparently In poverty. He was to hava
been burled In the Potters' ffeld, but the
public administrator discovered a key to a
safety vault In his effects and found $60,000
in negotiable securities therein.
Moynihan wss SO. years old. lived alone
and never mentioned any relatives In this
DAGGER FOUND THRUST INTO '
WALL OF OFFICIAL'S OFFICE
Witnesses In Italian Counterfeiting
Case Testify with Fear . and
NEW YORK, Jan. 28. Antonio Comlto,
tho little journeyman lithographer who was
unwittingly , a helper of the Italian gang
which ran an extensive counterfeiting
plant at Highland Falls, near Poughkeep.
sle, testified today In the United States
oourt Eight men are on trial for the
It waa with evident fear and trembling
that Comlto testified, for the eyes of Ig
nlazlo Lupo, the "wolf the "barrel mur
der" suspect, who la one of the aooused.
were turusd glaringly on the witness as he
A fine, ih'W steel dagger, recently found,
thrust Into the wall of Unltad States Mar
shal Hunkel's officio after friends of the
accused men had been refused permission
to visit them In the Tombs was exhibited
In court. Comlto waa asked If he knew
who owned the dagger, but denied all
knowledge of the weapon or Its owner.
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