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THE BEE: OMAHA, MONDAY, FEBKUAKY 14, l'JlO.
promise to any brewer or brewer's lobby
ist.. I voted for' the InfTlattve and referen
dum, which the House passed, and I don't
believe the rums Vs Influenced by tne
UqooT lntarla. 1 arfr- not aure about the
anata. OfWi Ve,all know.ths Inltla
tlra and fvfereridtfffl ' was not very well
liked In th nonnir."
Representative K. H. Holm? said: "I
was Sorry that f he senate defeated the Ini
tiative and, referendum. I think It was a
bad thin to eV But to far aa Bryan la
eoncern-jfi mere for me., I'm through
with hlrn, fH's! dead One' In thla aute
and I th(tiH'h the nation. Ilia criticisms
now ar bo-eoriitse to me. I not hie Idea
pretty well during the legislature."
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DUenrre Salt at Harlaa.
HARLJWf-.IaV'frb. lt-(ffpeclal.)-Cal J.
Harris, a prominent and wealthy farmer
of DouglsS iowtishlp, baa beann an action
In . the district fcourt by hla attorney!,
Brers A Ver. asking for a divorce from
Ms wife, urgt'n. Harris. : . The first wlfo
of . Mr. Hjtrrfli.''0lejd several" years ago and
the present ;MrS. Harris was formerly the
wife of 0itW, pamtgaard of. drove town
ship, whoMlsg tiled about a year ago.
He allfjrt1 5a' ".his petition for divorce
that ty Vere Wrrled In April, 190), and
that aincal tit-Mme MS. wife has mnde
threats aialnaCblm and.-biB children by
poisoning hrrk; j' "" ' -
Mr. llarrla H'the owner of taO acre of
land In thler nquKty 'and MO acres'. In South
Iakota aid I orth about 150,000. a
Caroline' Ia$tia.:haa filed an application
asking th: (otirt to compel the husband
t pay lnft 'the'ifflc of .the county ele.rk
the' sum of, ?0ojr,or her'aitoVney, 173 per
month fori; her "support Bnt $50 for suit
money to' tenable' jjier to secure evident te
make, her'flfflfnas: In the. divorce proceed-
,n'V ?'tiz -
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Twin rtlnety-Elsk. Years Old. -
SHENAbOAH. in ! Fe, JA-(Speclal.)-,
Kll PhlppSj'rt .Hehnessey. ; Okl., and John
M. Pnlpps! of ptkxT here, ,ha. oldest living
twins , in the wpr)d, met , here yesterday,
nd Monday' -they will elebrate .their
ntnety-elglttK i'anritveraar.- at - the - John
Phlj.ps non.' John and.f EH' Phlpps were
born In Washington county,,. Virginia, on
Februaty . Hit John Fhippe came west
in .1836 n4rtile4 In Iowa. He married
Miss Marjl jE, 'rng on February 87, 1811
8ha died phtobr 18, t01. Mi1. Phlpps
also lived In 'Nebraska Missouri for
a. short tiiUe,j put for more than thirty
J ear ha ha rVsldcd continuously' on the
fsrm be nfrw" swtti He e&me to Iowa from
IndfrpcndforeVvifbj HIS twin brother, Ell,
has livsd ,fwri" Mbiuut tep'j years in Hen
nessey, Oljd.r but hls la,, (he. first time In
six years that the brothers have been to
relher. Prkir ltd eomlnV to Oklahoma
from the east Elf;; Phlpps lived for a time
In Virginia .and later In Illinois.
Aaetloa ot Prise Corn.
MAReilALLTGWN. Ia.' ', Feb. 13. (8pe
clal.)The thltdknnuat Central Iowa 'short
course cirw, tiv an end with, the auction
aala of the price winning com of the corn
exhibit. AbpuM-lfOOO wars were sold for
tm Individual .ears brought as high as
tf efid nif the ten, twenty and thirty
ear samples' Wtragcd W; cents an ear.
One hundrei' Ha thlrty-s)t! children of the
rural scholsv;ptirtlc!pate4,.,ln the spelling
be, for Which, prises of I.Hto in cash were
hung up. Gkotga Johneori,; aged 11 years,
won the jtlrsl iprlze. r-ur
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fmirmy Nem Nates.
OLENW06O -i dounty . Superintendent
George Master baa'Unttounced the annual
teachers' vpieeitng, ti be held In Qlen
wood Friday at Saturday, March 11 and
12. It ts texpeutndaiiaf'about 100 eachera
will be In iaUendahca. .. 4- ? , fv .
William Mackey. ..whom he married 1ft
1900, drserted her l r30u, Mf fi. Neva Maekpy
haa filed a peMtlon for divorce In thedl
trtct court. The-husband ta In Mitchell,
8. D. .Mrs. Mackejv.la t, pressnt visiting
in Kansas City.
MAIlSHAW.TOWffr. -'wlnglov,v' i
foimer well known traveling a.ilesman for
the Wrstorn Grocer o(npasy of th's city,
was badly Injured and came near frerslns
to death when he slipped and fell on the
Ice a block from his ftbm rnh early hour
this morn In and frricturrtl one lnr In twn
places. . He lay on tH loe tinablo to aet'ua
for more than - two. hours .while the tent-.
pcraiure stooa i degrees below rrro. A
passerby flniilly found tilm and hlp was
encored and he was carried 4o his home.
GLEN WOOD A special dairy train will
ba run .through aouthwcKtrrn Iowa and
mnke an hour stOD at Olenwnnd nn Pnhni.
ary 18. The train will be in charge ot
I 0. Oa'ley. dairy agent of the Burling-
, ipn.-ana nugn l, VB,nfeiyt, oelry expert
of Waterloo,' will be li pharge of the
' demonstrations and lecture' upon subjects
connected with dairying. ' The train will
carry jwmo of the best dairy animals of
this country, which will be used In demon
strating the 'points to tie 'obnerved in the
election ot breeding And feeding cattle.
Foley's kldne 'ftehwn; wvf any
esse' ot kidney or bladder trouble that la
not beyond: the rrnch of tnedlolnc. It Irv.
vlgoratee the entire system and strengthons
the. kidneys, wo tfcejn eliminate the Impuil
tl tram ithe blood." Baekaette. rheums
ttsro.. kidney' and bladda troubles are all
cured by yils, .great ,tiit'leln. Sold by all
druggist ., .'. '.:..' X J.
t Thla la on of tho . bent Drepant
Uons made by th American Drug
Sists Syndicate . Us . laboratory
In New York, and it haa proved to
b tbe greatest tonic fot the hair
ever cotnpoy.tideil.by modern phar
macy. It is guaranteed, to contain noth
ing that Is in any- way Injurious to
the hair, or scalp,: but la simply a
scientific preparation which, when
: faithfully applied, does away with
. dandruff., cleanses and heals the
scalp, strengthens the roots, stim
ulates the growth, and adds beauty '
and lustre to dull, dry, lUeless hair
. which Is fading in i'Qloi- and slowly
t . 'A. D. 8. Hair Rovlrer. alius to
prevent baldness by removing the
dUease gerina .which - affect the
; roots ana. ltailty 0f the hair.' In
short it revives. It acts as a nour
, lahmect us well as a germicide,
.. and ha a tendency to produce a
tulck head of beautiful hair, full
,0f life and color, which greatly
Addsto. the attractiveness of any
' man or woman. J
A. D. S. Hair Reviver is not an
experiment it is not an ordinary
mixture of merely pleasant smelt
ing Ingredients it is not a wash
.' which, removes the flirt and grease
and Stops there, but U is a medici
nal remedy which protects the hair
tbroufhflu antiseptio. action upon
the very roots and -scalp in which
tbey grow, and It is sold to you by
the 12,400 . responsible druggists
who coiupo6e the A." I). S., with the
distinct underatanclng that If it
I disappoints you your money will
' be promptly refunded.
You can get A. U. 8. Hair Re
viver at any A. D. 6. drug store.
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TRACTION BRIEF IS r FILED
Attorneys Say Contentions of City
NO DEFECTS ' IN MEE0ER
It la Alleged that Prvlslne of the
roneolldatioa Ac Are Followed
4 . No Um Vio
lated. 1 ' ' "T
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Feb. l$.-(Speclal. Attorneys
for the Lincoln Traction company filed a
brief "with the State Railway commission
'yterday afternoon In opposition .. to the
plea of County Attorney Tyrrcl for a dis
solution of the merger of , the; two com
panies and to squeeze the water out of
the stock of the consolidated company,
The brief says . the oontenttorv. of the
p'alntlff Is that the stock Isfuo Is exces
sive and fraudulent. '1 No ' evidence, , how
ever, ;waa Introduced,-the brief ,ajs, to
show any defects In the, merger. . ,
The contention of the plaintiff .was that
the law requires the par value of ' the
stocks' and bonds Issued In A consolidation
shall not exceed the physical valuation or
cost of. construction and equipment; that
'the par value of the stock and bond issue
of the defendant exceeds the . physical
-valuation and la therefor illegal.' .
Th defendant conceded Jri the brief filed
.that the valuation of the property by the"
commission is based on replacement value
of the' physical property and original cost,
as controlling the earnings. ' the. defendant
contends that - the consolidation act au
thorises the constituent companies to agree
on tho Value of nie' railways aa going con
cerns and to Issue stock and bonds repre
senting such agreed value. ' ... '
The defendant argued that It bd violated
no law by making the merger., y a'
Special Election In April."
Unless something happens ; 'to prevent,
City 'Clerk .Oxman will call the election
for voting ort the saloon question for
April 8. ' that ' date seems to suit the
parties, Interested in getting up the petition
land :n objections ' have been made to' it
. . nblMlJ yviiuvii n , 1 1 , ,1
afternoon. ' '"
Shelby HdtT&rde Arrested.
' Shelby Edwards, wanted upon a- statu
tory charge; by the county officials, was
arrested Thursday night at Shawnee, Okl.,
by Deputy Sheriff Cfyde Zellars. aocorfl
ing to. a telegram wMch Sheriff Hoag'.and
received Saturday. Zellars Said he would
'leave Shawnee Saturday night with; his
man. Edwards has heen the -traveling
partner of 13-year-old Sadie Ness, whom
he first represented as his sister, later as
hls-flnantwe, and then' coiifenslng- loathe
entire story, said he wanted to .marry her.
Stephens and Slser to gpeak.
Superintendent W. L. - Stephens of 'the
Lincoln schools and Postmaster 13. R. Sixnr
will speak at Beatrice Tuesday In the
Interests of the laymen's missionary move
ment. On the same day 'Secretary C. M.
Mayne of the Toung Men's Christian' ns
soclatlon and Dr. W. W. Lawrence of the
First Presbyterian church will speak at
Hastings. These men will talk at meet
IngV.for., the purpose of .-the .organization
of thiJaymen In the towns where -they are
held,aa well as those in .the 'smaller tfut
Ij'lrig to7is and the country 'territory. , ":
CHURCH AT DAVID CITV BIH9
St. I.uke'a Methodist Catches Fire
After Close of lloralna; Serrloe.
.DAVID CITY, Ne.. Feb. It (Special
Telegram.) St. LukeV Methodist church
of thla city burned to the ground today at
nocn. The fire waa discovered shortly
after the Close Oft thA Rimdav mnrnlnp
services. A defectiv flue is ' believed to
have been Jhe cause.
The church was Insured for $7,600 and the
pipe organ for $1,000. Both are totally de
stroyed. " ' f
Tax Levy Election la Coster.
BROKEN BOW. Neb., Feu, l3.-Speclal.)
The question' of voting a S-mlll levy in
Custer county for the purpose of building'
a new court house to take the placa of
that burned some time ago is now upper
most in the minds of the people. The elec
tion Is called for March 1. and. it la thought
among the people here that the levy will
carry. While most counties find it neoea
sary to vote bonds for' court house pur
poses, the excellent financial condition in
Custer county makes it . possible to en
tirely wips out the debt with a 6-mlll levy
in one year. Some opposition has devel
oped In certain parts of thepounty, where
the division sentiment . is the strongest,
principally at, Calloway, Analey and Sar
gent, which towns have always been pros
pective county seats under proposed
division lines. A report has been circu
lated that the 6-mlll levy was to be made
on the actual value Instead of the assessed
value cf the county and that instead of
raising $,"5,000 for thla court .house, which
would be the amount . raised on the as
sessed valuation, ' that the levy 'on ' the
actus! value would raise five times that
amount. Ex-Supreme Judge' Silas A. Hoi
comb has come out In the local papers
with a signed statement that there is no
law whereby the levy could be made on
the actual valuation and that such pro
ceedings, would be absolutely, impossible.
This letter baa had great effect in straight
ening this feature of. the election in the
minds of the general public here.,
James Woods Hefaseel Divorce.
BROKEN BOW, Neb.. Feb. IS. (Special.)
District court tills week has mainly been
taken up with the noted divorce case of
James' Woods against' Mrs. Woods. This
Is one of the biggest cases of Its kind that
has ever been tried before the district
court of the county. Judge Wall of Loup
City and Sullivan A Squires of Broken
Bow appeared for the defendant, while
County Attorney N. T. Qadd and W. H.
Thompson of Orand Island were attorneys
for the plaintiff. Upwards of fifty., wit
nesses were brought into the case and in
attendance during the trial.. Mr. -and Mrs.
Woods, the principals, are between 60 and
TO veara of axe and have resided in the
county for a quarter of a century, their
home being near Merna, They have- al
ways been highly reaproted and havo a
family of three grown children. Much ot
the evidence Introduced waa of a. charac
ter that would hardly bear publication.
The testimony of the daughter waa par
ticularly effective . and caused many ayes
In the court room to dim with, tears, espe
cially those of her father, the plaintiff.
When the evidence waa in Judge Hostetler
said ' he would dispense with arguinept,
and after a few straightforward remarks
rendered a decision in favor of the de
fendant. . "
Weuas Attempts Salvia. 1
PIERRE, S. D., Feb. li-MSpeolal Tele
gVatn.) Mrs. Matt Wagner, who lives on a
farm in Sully county, about forty miles
north of here, attemple'd suicide lust night
by cutting her throat with a butcher knife.
While she slashed herself fearfully she was
living this morning, but with little hope of
rovovery. Family trouble led to the deed.
Fire at Geneva;
Lack of Wind
Only Saves Town
Hydrants Frozen and Fire Beyond
Control Before Water is Secured
GENEVA, Neb., Feb. 13-(Speclal Tele
gram.) The Masonic temple and the ad-
Joining Cltliens' bank building' were en
tirely destroyed by fire that morning about
t o'clock, with a loss of 175.000, of Which
less than (10,000 la coverod by Insurance.
Only the lack of -wind prevented the
wiping out of the pHnVlpal part ,6f the
bUFlnees section of town. As It was, a
half dozen Other buildings were so seri
ously threatened ' that thctp contents were
moved out. . . ,'
The fire which it is believed Started In
the boiler room , In the Masonlfl' temple
building, was discovered about 9 V' clock.
The fire department responded, but Hie
water hydrants were frosen and before
tho water was started t,bo fire was beyond
control. Tha principal efforts "of the fire
men were directed towards saving the
adjoining buildings. , - .
The Masonic temple waa a three-story
brick structure and the bank building' was
one story. Among the principal losers are
the Plcard dnig store the Cltliena' bank,
C. H. Sloan, office; F. It. DonlBthorpo, of
fice; the Fillmore County Abstract com
pany, ' office; Dr. Warher, dentist, ' and
several minor offices. Dr. H. L. Smith
'owned the largest Interest In the de
stroyed buildings, which are estimated to
be worth $30,000.
While the fire waa raging the contents
of the postofflce, the Signal office, the
theater building and a part of the stock
of the Boston store were moved out for
fear these buildings could not be saved.
Chapter of Delta Zcta Formed at
State University Saturday
LINCOLN, Feb. 13. (Special.) A tenth
national sorority waa Installed at the ,Uulr
verslty of Nebraska Saturday night, when
ten pretty co-eds received. a charter- from
Delta Zeta. -Mrs. Alfa Lloyd Hayes of
Indianapolis represented the national body
at the Installation . ceremonies. The new
chapter Is known as the Zeta chapter of
the national organization.
The charter members are Janet Cameron,
Maty Cameron, Pearl Arnott, Cretl Brlggs,
Fannie Putcamp, Frances Francis, Harriet
Graves, Venus Learner. Mrs. Emallne
Wolfe and Mrs. Nettle Willis Shugart. The
Installation took place at the Lincoln resi
dence of Mrs. Shugart, 2521 J street.
Delta Zeta is one of the new sororities
of the country and was organized In 1934
at Miami university, Oxford, O. It has
five chapters, as follows: Miami, Depauw,
Cornell, Indiana and Chicago universities!
During this week .another chapter will be
installed at, Baker college,- Baldwin; Kan.
Mrs. Hayes while In Llhoolif -nnowacd-l
that Delta Zeta haa decided to pursue an
unrestrained policy of ' extension. ' Many
new chapters will be granted during the
ntxt year among western colleges. The
plan of the sorority is to get Its society
established in all the lending and minor
colleges of the coast states.
Nebraska NeWs Notes.
PERU The piano department students
gave a recital in Musto and Expression
hall Wednesday afternoon.
PERU Dr. H. C- House has been en
gaged as a lecturer and platform manager
for a Chautauqua to be held at Cawker
City, Kan., during the first three weeks In
TECUMSEH The last week having been
cold and the surface of the around frozen.
Johnson county farmers have been able to
gather lots of corn. The corn Is reported
to be in good condition,
TECUMSEH E. M. Reynolds has farmed
In Johnson county for twenty-une years.
He has made a competency and will move
his family to University Place, where he
will educate his children.
YORK The January mortgage record, as
tiown on the books of the register of deeds
snows mat eleven mortaea, totaling
7u0, were filed for record, and thirteen,
amounting to 120,810, were released.
TECUMSEH Miss Allene Giant of Lin
coln has been employed by the Tecumseh
.Board of Kducaiion aa a teacher in tlie
High school. MIsb Gunt takts the place
made vacant by the reejgnatlon of Miss
PERU A mandolin olub has been or
ganised at the normal with the following
members: Leader and manager, A. M.
Vance; first mandolin. Miss Dunh and Miss
Lansdown; second mandolin. Fred Ebert;
guitar, Miss Martin and Mr. Rex Truman.
TECUMSEH The trustees of the Advent
Christian church of Ttcum.seh announco
that they will sell the old church buildlnK
at auction on February 21. The church haa
been without a pastor for some time and It
Is not known what the plans are for the
PLATTSMOUTH Adjutant General John
C. Hartlgan of Lincoln was in this city
yesterday wnn a view 01 organizing a com
pany of the state militia here. John gradu
ated from the Platlsmouth High school In
1HS1. He is a son of Attorney M. A. Hartl
gan, who resided In this city for many
PLATTSMOUTH In honor of Lincoln's
birthday anniversary the Grand Army of
the Republic put on the following program
In their hall In this city last evening.
Opening chorus by Woman's Relief Corps;
address, Rev. w. 1. Austin; solo. Miss Mil
dred Larkin; itadlng. Miss Kllen Wind
ham; ' Llncjln K lloyhood. Rev. J. W.
WACO While engaged In fighting fire
Dr. W. L. Foster received an Injury to his
eye that threatened Ions of sight. Some of
the chemicals used in extinguishing the
fire were thrown In his facs. and his eyo
suffered in consequence. Een Leutje Is In
Lincoln receiving treatment and hope has
been given that he will not lose his eye
sight bv Injury received through a barbed-
KEARNEY Percy Smith, the 12-yrar-o!d
boy who caused the police officers of this
city and the Juvenile ortlcers of Omaha so
much trouble a few weeks ago, has been
sentenced to the State Industrial school at
this place. His father and mother, both
mutes, were at the court house and were
much worked tip over the boy's sltun'lnn.
but both admitted that they were unable to
K HA R V ET Joseph Jenen of Lowell.
Neb., suffered a aevere Injury In this cltv
Friday eventnir when his horse became
frightened at an automobile and made a
sudden bolt, which threw Jensen and two
women occupants out of the carriage. Th
women were not hurt, but Jeneen suffered
bad scnln wounds. He was unconscious for
several hours and Is now In the Women's
Christian Temperance union hospital.
KEARNF.T Two union mass ravelin
were held In Kearney Sunday to discuss the
lhltior nuestlon ss tt apnlles lit this cltv
At the First MethodHt. Dr. Hemmons and
Dr. Clark addrrsxed the r-atherlnr. At the
Oraoe Evanirellral church Rer. C. B. Steph
ens was one of the speakers. The church
people of Kearney are lining up solid ''for
another drv town this yer. while the
htisines Interests to a oertaln extent claim
they do nt want a dry town unless the
county Is dry.
Frlabtened lata Pits
bv fear of appendicitis, take Dr. King's
New Life Pills, and aaay goes bowel
trouble. Guaranteed SEc, For sale by
Beaton Drug C
CORNIIUSKERS IN THE LEAD
Nebraska Basket Ball team in First
Place in Northern Race.
AMES WILL TIE UP CONTEST
Extra ama Will probably Be Neces
sary! and ' It Is Proposed
ta Play Thla la.
LINCOLN. Neb.. Feb. 11 (Special.) The
Nebraska Basket Pall team returned this
morning from its trip to Iowa still the
leader In the northern, section ot the Mis
souri "river valley -conference raoe, but
doped to be tied later in the month by
Ames, now second to the' Coinhuskers in
the contest. . ' " . . ,.- '
When the Cornhuskcr started on tbelr
trip last Wednesday the i had" a ' clean
itcoid of four games won and aono host.
In the first twb 'contests of Hhe tour they
defeated Drake collene otDcSMolncs and
mads their, total nn'mber -of victories six.
After the Drake gafjiee-It , was only neces
sary that they' should win one -contest from
Ames In order jpJslfnch ' the .' northern
honors. Thai ,Amea" 'viclotleiT- were - too
e'lurtv,. however, and' the. Co-rnhuskei's lost
both . games' to", "the fVgg!es fend . are now
almost certain ta be tied b tho Iowa
Aggies for flitjt plnttf." J. , -. ,'' , ." - .
With the Ames game lust bight the
Coruhuskers played th,. l&Rt of their
scheduled championship games and now
have a record of six games won and two
los. Ames . has played six Of lta eight
games and has won tour of this number.
Its two remaining games are to he played
with Drake, a team that Has failed to win
a game in - the ' chart) blonalilp series, al
though It has played six of Its allotted
eight. So weak Is Drake that Antes is
practically certain of winning Its two re
maining games, with, that five, and" in
event that It dues It Will be tied with Ne
braska for the championship title of the
northern section of. the conference league.
A single Victory" ' by 1 Drake over Ames
would give Nebraska the championship,
but even the Cornhuskers have no hopes
that the Des Moines quintet can defeat
the fast Aggies and already they are fig
uring on playing another Berles.of games
with Ames to settle the championship
question, so that the northern winners can
meet tne victors in tue southern section
for the title to leading honors of. the Mis
souri valley. . ". .. , .'
Mar Play in Omaha.
Manager Eager announced this morning
that in case Ames and. Nebraska have to
play a second series, he would favor play
them in Omaha. The games will have to
take plaoe en a' neutral Iloor, and Omaha
seems to be the best place for a meeting
of the teams, if Ames defeats Drake thla
week, Nebraska and the Aggies will play
off their tie the following week. Manager
Eager said that the games, if played, will
take place cither at the gymnasium of the
Omaha .Young Men's. Christian association
or at the Omaha Aumtortu.v. ' . v. ' '
The Nebraska manager will Insist that
the games be played In a neutral floor,-and
III not consent to have his team go to
Ames. It is claimed that the Cornhuskers
were greatly handicapped by the small floor
at Ames In the games with the Aggies on
Friday and Saturday, and that thy would
have won had they , been on a fair-sized
floor. The game yesterday, was lost simply
because the Cornhuskers coftld not execute
long throws. "'-'i ''"' '.-
. The Manhattan' AgicB..-W face the Corn
husker five tn' 'a, Cftaiei at ' the, university
gymnasium tenUrht.PTi CoiSjhjjsltera have
faint hopes of winning from their southern
opponents, who defeated them on their re
cent trip Into Kansas . - -
Drake Will. Scad Team.
DES MOINES, FeU'lAMSpedAl.) Coach
John L. Griffith of the Drake university
athletic teams has decided to send a relay
team to the big Indoor meet to be held in
Omaha on- March i. The winner or the
country run to be held soon will also be
taken, and the remainder of the squad will
be chosen later.
Roy Havensj the great quarter-mller. who
left the unlvers'ty track tee-m last season,
will be eligible for this meet and It Is prob
able he will be a member of the relay team.
Frank Wilson, a sprinter who Is Ineligible
In other contests, con legitimately compete
In this event and will probably en tec.
Tho local institution has been asked to
take part In an Indoor contest to be held
In Sioux City. Jack Holllsler of Momlna
slde college is the , chief booster of thla
Coach Griffith . thinks his teams have
neon hit by the faculty ban the equal of
the University of Iowa. Ha points to Cave
of the basket ball and base ball souads;
Sherman, a star base ball plaver; Burcham,
halfback; Roe. a hurdler; Fells, a sprinter;
Moorehead. one of the best sprinters Drake
has ever had, and others not so prominent.
Hyland May Leave Iowa.
IOWA CITV, la., Feb. IX (Special.) "I
mav remain at Iowa, though they haven't
oulte convinced me." said Mirk Hyland,
ths University of Iowa foot ball captain,
star basket bnll and track man yesterday.
Hyland, who Intended to leave the uni
versity Saturday mornlnir. was persuaded
to stay over Sunrtav to attend a fraternity
banquet on Saturday evening.
Baseball Star to Marry.
DFg MOINES.' Feb. It (Special.) Scott
Walker, the old Drake baee ball star of
six years aero, seoured a marr'ssre Hoense
hre yesterday to marrv Miss Bonlta
Thompson of Jamaica. Walker has been
playing 1n one of the southern leairues for
several seasons and last year was regarded
as one of the best Inflelders In the Texas
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy banishes
all tendency toward pneumonia.
Japan and India
Are Entitled to
Tariff Officers Eeport to President
that They Do Not Discriminate
. Against United States.
WASHINGTON, Feb. lS.-The tariff of
flcera of the government have recom
mended to the president that aa Japan,
the British port of Aden, oil the Red sea,
the British colony of Malta and the In
dian empire do not unduly discriminate
against goods Imported from the United
States Into those countrlea, that procla
mations Issue declaring them entitled to
our minimum rates of duty.
The exports from the United States
into Japan for the calendar year 190
amounted to 138,063.000 and the imports
into the United Utatea from Japan
amounted to 60,7t5,000. These are Jap
anese flgurea, our own statistics showing
a considerable Increase over their amounts.
The United States exported to Malta dur
ing the fiscal year ended March SI, 1308,
goods valued at 1821,000. No figures are
given as to Imports.
Exports of the United States to British
India for the fiscal year 1308 amounted
td 1 10.50S, 000 aud the Imports from
British India to tha United States for the
same period amounted to I4I.KS 8,000.
The figures ahow that during the last
ten years tha imports from India have
increased M per cent and during the
same period our exports to India in
creased 96.7 per cent.
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy cure the
worst colds. Try it
Raps Fetich of
Course of Study
rupils of Today Overburdened by a
Conglomeration of Subjects They
A sharp criticism of stereotyped school
methods and the routine courses of study
was uttered by Prof. E. V. Graff, pr'nclpal
of the Omaha High school. In an address
before the Philosophical society yesterday.
Prof. Orsff totk ss his subject "The New
View Point In Education."
"Tho new, view point In education," de
clared Prof, d reft, "is that the purpose
of education Is to develop qualities that
will fit the student to meet the conditions
of life In this world. .
"The frequent critlolcm of School work
shows thst' Society Is demanding that the
schools should keep TCe with Its need.
Now subjects have been Introduced unlll
the pupils are overburdened. The 'course
of study' has become a fetich, and It hi
administered like a, dose of medicine.
"We do not need new subjects of study,
or more sublects," so mu,cj ,ss we need a
new view point In educational work. This
Implies a new method of educational diag
nosis, recognizing tho child as an orgnhlsm
to be developed by growth and epeSence
under guidance, not a receptacle for -canned
wisdom and assorted facts. r
'Our courses of study and pur teaching
are the results of the view point . The
schools were established to hand down a
body of knowledge -which society felt
should not be allowed to perlnh. Thai
original idea of 'learning' persists. A pup!l
may become a walking 'bicyclopcdla' aud
yet be of no service. Society always com.-s
back to the conception that It Is the func
tion of education to fit for life work."
PLAIN TALES FROM ALASKA
(Continued from First Page.)
paying for the same. Casey called upon the
federal soldiers at Fort Yukon to help him
protect the provisions against the raiders,
and Major Richardson, then only a lieuten
ant, responded, and with six other men
Richardson and 'Casey held, off flfty-slx of
the raiders, and when Casey concluded that
it would be better to "dog it,"" which is the
Alaskan equivalent for "make a sneak,"
Richardson alone stood In front of that
cache and held off the crowd. That Is the
same Richardson who has done so much
towards making transportation possible.
He haa practically built every trail and
every highway through the territory, and
It Is he who Secretary Dickenson purposes
to stand by.
" Discovery of, Noah 'a Ark.
Casey Moran, however. Is perhaps best
known Throughout the world because of
the most sublime fake which ' he worked
off while doing newspaper work. In
Alaska news ts far from plentiful and
there are periods when a man has plenty
Of time to dream. During one of these
brornldean periods Casey decided to dis
cover Noah's ark. He obtained a Bible
and a table of weights and measures,
found out from the former the size of
Mr. Noah's original boat In cubits and
with the aid of the latter turned cub'.ts
into feet and then he wrote his story. It
was a graphic account of the story of
the, remnants of Noah'a menagerie, -which
waa alleged td have been found by the
Indian. ' ' Crtrw creek. He even ' de-:
scribed the-petrified remains pf, various
vftebra'te'snnd thesVertcbrates weTe al
ways, in pairs.. The story waa aent.. to
a Seattle paper originally and was there
copied into practically every newspaper
in the United States and , was -subsequently
translated into about every known
language, and now Casey Moran Is in
Washington. If he remains here long it
is a safe prediction that some of the
yarns sent out from Alaska to. the na
tional capital will be startlers. He is
already telttng some stories of his expe
riences In the far north and here Is one
"Up in Dawson In the old days," said
Mr. Moran with every appearance of
quoting the truth, "there wasa Canadian
Justice named Constantlne. He was the
most wonderful law officer that1 ever
graced a ench. But, holy smoke, how
he could sWear.. This Judge Constantlne
had an ugly habit of fining people
promiscuously, so to speak. ,1 happened
to be In his court one day wheA Pete
Mulcahy was on trial for an assault upon
Belle Mead. After listening to the evi
dence Judge Constantlne fined Pete 1 25
and costs. The cost was $6. Pete pulled
out a $50 bill. The Judge looked Into
his desk and could not find any change.
He thereupon increased the fine to $50
without coats and kept the entire bill.
Then he turned to Belle, whose face was
somewhat disfigured, and said to her;
'You have Just come in here with all that
blood on your face to create sympathy
In this court. I fine you $10 and warn
you to keep out of Pete's place and then,
you won't get into no row.' This seemed '
tq be so ridiculous I smiled, and there- '
upon, the Judge turned to me, called mo
up to. the desk and fined me $10 for con- ;
tempt of court."
I.lmbrrKer Cheese by Mall.
One of the loudest protestors against the
present rate Of postage on newspapers ana
magazines Is a member of congress who
owns a cheese factory. Several years ago
this congressman sent a congressional box
to Washington addressed to himself upon
which was a government frank. A congres
sional box, well filled weighs In the neigh
borhood of 200 pounds. It came free through
the malls. The two colored messengers car
ried It Into the house post office by the
handle, holding their noses with the other
hand, and one of them remarked,. "Bosa,
there is certainly something (lead in this
yere box." It was opened and found to
contain nearly 200 pounds of Hmberger
cheese made In the factory of the con
gressman who thinks that the second class
postage rate is altogether too low and that
newspapers and magazines should pay
more for the disseminating of literature
through the mails.
Khk ami LemoM,
The Inquiry of the federal authorities into
the high cost of food is said to have led
to the discovery that there are 36,000,000
eggs in cold storage at the present time.
This reminds a western New Yorker of an
attempt made by a firm of cheese makers
in East Aurora, N. Y., soma years ago to
eorner the egg market. They bought (0,000
dozen and stored them in their cheese
warehouse which was fitted up for cold
storage. Later there was a slump In the
lemon market and they bought a thousand
boxes of lemons at -a very low figure which
they also stored In the same warehouse.
Three months later when they were ready
to sell their eggs they discovered that
tho' eggs contained a combination of
welsh rarebit and lemonade. In other
words, the strong smell of the cheese and
tha oil from the lemons had penetrated
every egg ahell to such an extent that not
one of the 60,000 dozen waa fit for human
food. That firm haa never bought eggs or
lemons since that day.
PILES CI HUD I V O lo 14 DAYS.
Paso Ointment la guaranteed to eure any
ease of Itching, Blind. Bleeding; or Pro
truding Plies in t U U days or money re
BIG SIOUX AT WASHINGTON
Former Chieftains Call Upon Commis
sioner of Indian Affairs.
SUPPLY QUESTION AGAIN UP
Bare-aa la Contemplatlaa Aaolltloa
ef Warehouses at Omaha, New
York, Chteaao and Kuaaaa
WASHINGTON. Feb. 13-Two former
chieftains of the Sioux tribe, far advanced
in years and halting In gait, formed th
picturesque feature of a delegation which
called upon the commissioner of Indian
affairs Saturday to Inform him thst. In
their opinion, the Sioux had not received all
the money appropriated to them under the
treaty of 1S&1, covering land In Minne
sota. Little Fish.' SO. and Red Star, 75 years
old, both ex-chlefs of the Stsaeton and
WahpetOti bands of Sioux, were members
of the delegation. They were noted men
In former days and hall from the Devil's
Lake. 'Agency rri North Dakota. They
spoke throttgh an Interpreter.
For the purpose of placing the system
of distributing supplies for the' Indian
service on a sound basis and the altmlna
tlon of endless "red tape." the bureau of
Indian, affairs contemplates the abolition
of its warehouses, which hre. located at
New York, Chicago, Omaha, St. Louis artd
San Francisco; which, it la claimed, will
result In a great saving of government
Deep in Trouble
Son of Fairfield, Neb., Man, Reoently
of Thurston, Forges Check to
Get Railroad Fare.
EVANSVILLB, Ind.. Feb. lJ.-(8peclai
Telegram.) While seated In a railway sta
tion Saturday, Rev. J. H. Smith,, 27 years
of age, was arrested en the charge ot fotg-
ing a check for $50 pn the Bankers Na
tional, signing the name of D. C. Thomas,
Madlsonvllle, Ky. Ha denied his g-nllt, say.
lng he was pastor of an Episcopal church
in Omaha. ' Later ha- broke down and, sob
bing, said his real name was H. D. Helwig
of Fairfield, Neb., and that he had recently
been pastor of the Thurston (Neb.) Episco
pal church and was on his way to accept
the charge of a church at Clarksvllle,
Tenn. Clarksvllle churchmen corroborated
Helwig says he ran short of funds and
yielded, believing he could evade arrest be
fore the check returned. He was permitted,
to send a telegram to his father at Fair
field, Neb., asking him to come here at
once and get him out of his trouble.
There it a- great deal of sympathy for the
young parson and the bank officials ma
decide not to prosecute him, aa they do not
Regard him as a. real criminal, but rather
a victim of circumstance. '
I : "' 1
PRESIDENT MS QUIET DAY
(Continued!, from First Page.) v
panled Mrs. Taft 'on an automobile ride
up' Fifth avenue. ' ;' . ,'"
Mr. Bannard and Mrs. Taft returned to
the- Bannard' home In ' about an hour,
picked up - tha president and -all went to
Henry W. Taft's home where dinner waa
served. Afterwards there was ' musio by
members of the Taft family and at S
o'clock the "Secret service men called with
two automobiles and President and Mrs.
Taft were taken to the train.
. ,' Allds-C'onjter Charge.
At a . conference .yesterday at the home
of Mr. Giiscom, Mr. Bannard, Oovernor
Hughes and Mr. Qriscom were of one mind
in insisting that the republican party In
thla state should be purged and that A lids
Conger charges at Albany be Sifted to the
While- President Taft did not commit
himself at the conference he is said to
haye told several leaders that the' "situa
tion looked very bad," and It was common
belief that he sided with Messrs. Hughes,
Bannard and Oriscom, as against State
Chairman Woodruff, Senator Depew and
Speaker Wadsworth of the state assembly,
Mr. Bannard would not say that politics
were not discussed today and the Inference
was that President Taft has taken an ac
tive Interest In the republican situation
in this state and that the echo may be
heard at Albany.
FOR NEBRASKA Fair.
Temperature at Omaha yesterday;
6 a. m
5 a. m
7 a. m 1.,
8 a. m
9 a, m
10 a. m
11 a m
1 p. m
t p. m
s p. m
4 p. m ...
6 p. m
t p. m
7 p nu
. . 19
OFFICE OF THE W GATHER BUREAU,
OMAHA, Feb. IS. Official record of tem
perature and precipitation, comparod with
the corresponding period of the last threu
years: 1910. 10. l'Jflfl. llsrt.
Maximum temporature ., 42 14 80 49
Minimum temperature ... IS I 28 Jl
Mean temperature ....... SO S 82 40
Precipitation -... .00 .06 .10 .00
Ten.perature and precipitation departures
from the normal-at Omaha since March 1
and compared with the last two years:
Normal temperature 38
Excess for the day 1
Total deficiency since March 1 lit
Normal precipitation (U Inch
Deficiency for the day 03 Inch
Precipitation since March 1 36.00 Inches
Excess since March 1 8.68 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period, 1909. , 6.06 Inches
Deficiency for oor. period, 1HU8.. 7.01 inches
L. A. WELSH, Local Forecaster.
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Baking Chocolate. It's a pure,
1 rich, delicious chocolate. Noth
ing added Nothing taken away.
Contain no sugar. Thai its vast
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ordinary chocolate. Oivesdoubla '
the flavor and goodnesa t des
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5 Tl ; nil
Scores the Sham
Juigt M. B. Reese Makes Telling Hit
at Capital City in Lincoln
Day Speech. ' .(
(From a Staff Carrespondent.)
LINCOLN. Feb. lS.-(8peclel Telegram M
-Non-partisan Ism as practiced by ths
democratic party' Waa souhdly denounced
here last night by Chief Justice Manoah H
Heese of the supreme court In a speocli
at the banquet of the Tounet Men's ttopub
llcan club held at the Lincoln hotel. Tha
best way and only way to wecure non
partisan officials, the Judge, said,", waa by
electing republican candidates.
So great waa the enthusiasm at the close
of the speech of the chief Justice, who
was in splendid form, that,, someone pro
posed three cheers for him and they er
given with vim and' vigor. 1
, judge Reese gavo the principal ' speech
of the banquet on "Abraham Lincoln,"
giving a history of the great' leader and
hla party. He ended with1 a- severe de
nunciation of the democratic party's at
tempt at nonpartlsanshlp, declaring he
believed In party officials.
This was the twenty-rirst annual ban
quet of the Young Men's Republican club.
Following 'the feast, which' began-at t 3)
and went through -six courses, speeches
were made by the following;
Mayor Don L. Love, "The Political Ii
suea of Lincoln's Times A Comparison ;"
O. B. Clark of the state university. "A
Student Observer;" Judge M. B. Keeee.
"Abraham, Lincoln;" Frank.. Iteavla of
Falls City, "The Personality of Our Last
In hla comparison of the slavery of Lin
coln's time and the present. Mayor Leva
proclaimed that the slavery of today waa
worse than that previous to the civil war.
Mn Reavls spoke without notes and his
talk waa a tribute to the life of the Ameri
cans, Lincoln and McKlnley. The life of
Lincoln, he told, should be" an Inspiration
for every American boy, and in a moat
dramatic manner he told of the heroism
of McKlnley at the time of hla' death and
of the great blessing his life' had been to
the world. , H
Mr. Reavls closed with a plea tor har
mony In the republican party of Nebraska,
that the party of the two martyred presi
dents might continue to be victorious In
Leonard Flansburf, president of the club,
acted as toastmaater. About ninety were
Glenwood Aeeorney Badly Hurt.
GLENWOOD, la., Feb. 13. (Speclal.)-C.
E. Dean, one of Glenwood's prominent at
torneys was seriously and possibly' perman
ently Injured last evening at Hastings, la.,
where he had gone on legal business. He
was on train No, 14 that had slowed down
between the coal shuts and the depot and
while standing on the car platform waiting
for the train to stop his hat blew off. In
grabbing for his hat he lost his balance
and fell to the ground sustaining a broken
right hip and badly, contused arm and fare
and many other minor Injuries. He waa
brought to Glenwood last night where he
received treatment. He will probably re
cover, but may be seriously crippled.
. For croup, there Is nothing better than
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