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TIFR BEE: OMAHA. FRIDAY. APRIL 1. 1M0.
J. 1 -
LINE OF . CLEAVAGE SHOWN
Close Friendi of Bryan Balk on
County Optioa Program.
RAILROADS POST TIME CHANGES
St PollfT Will Hereafter n Fnl
lar la This Rrrrd Rcxk In
land Contactor I'p fer Alleged
i From o Btaf Correspondent)
LINCOLN. March M. (Special.) - The
statement made by F. W. Brown, former
mayor of Lincoln, regarding the democratic
party, and county option. Is an Indication
of the division of the party on that 1.mi
and of the, trouble Mr. Bryan la going to
have to pack the toad cn the water wagon.
Mayor Brown said:
"In-m opinion a majority of the demo
cratic' party la opposed to county option
and Ita Insertion In the democratic plat
form would Jeopardize the success of tha
This would Indicate that Mayor Brown,
like Mayor Iahlman. had come to the
parting of the wsys with Mr. Bryan. For
many yeafs Mr. Frown ha been a close
personal and political friend of the presi
dential candidate and In 1 he represented
Mr. Bryan on the resolutions committee of
tha democratic national convention. He
followed this up with a tour of the coun
try on the Bryan train and waa In fact the
manager of that trip, having authority to
pasa upon the qualification of the parties
who desired to ride on the special car.
Aa Mayor Brown Is a real democrat, his
decision that county option In the platform
would Jeopardise the euccessof the ticket
means that he will work to keep count;
option out of the platform. Bo It Is a
safe guess to say he will be lined up fight
ing the Bryan decree.
. Notices of Tim Chances.
Beverral railroad companies have filed
with the Btate Railway commission coplea
of' large printed cards which they are
posting In their stations and the postof
flces In the smaller towns to show the
changes In lime tables. This Is the
result of the complaint of Edgar How
ard alleging that railroads changed their
time .schedules without notifying the
public. The commission had a conference
with the railroad officials annd the offl
ciala agreed to . see to It that proper
notice is given before a change goes
The railway commission Is not getting
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TJM MACKIKD THAT SOUS TM WO
the other side of the controversy re
garding the running ef a train from
Oaford to Histlngw. When the notloe
waa first given that thla train would be
put on by tre Burlington, the people of
Red Cloud ard other Intermediate polnti
filed vigorous objection and asked that
the train atart at Hastings. Now the
Burlington officials have filed with the
commission a statement that this ar
rangement allows more persons to get
their mall and papers earlier from the
east than under the proposed system.
With the Burlington statement were
other to the effect that the arrangement
Is sa'.lsfactory to the majority of the
Object te Moving Es press Office.
In this day and age express companies
cannot change their locations without
considering the convenience of the pub
lic. The Commercial club of Torkk has
filed a complaint with the railway com
mission that the Adama Eijrws company
has moved Its office from the business
part of the city to the grat Inconvenience
of the public. The commission will take
the matter up with the express company,
t'omnlaint Against Cosdirtor.
The conductor on fnlon Pacific train
No. 17 has been Instructed hereafter when
nersnna lttfmnt to aret on his train to
lt ihm on even If the train is full. He
may go to the extent of telling the proe-
nectlv Dassenaers that the train Is full
and they will have to stand up, but that
Is all. Recently thla conductor refused to
permit a number of person" to on th
train at Fremont, destined to points at
whirh the train is scheduled to stop. So
these prospective passengers promptly filed
complaints with the railway commission.
The commission reported the complaint to
General Manager Mohler. who replied that
the conductor had exceeded his Instruc
tions, but had done so because frequently
when a train Is filled passengers refused
to pay unless they can get a seat. Mr.
Mohler said there would be no repetition
of the offense.
Colertloa of Ovr F"are.
W. D. Champlaln, a conductor on the
Rock Island, has ben cited to appear be
fore the State Railway commission April
S and show cause why he should not be
prosecuted for charging F. H. Dunham
more than I centa a mile for riding on his
train. The complaint filed with the com
mission sets out that when Dunham of
fered to pay his fare from Mayberry to
Beatrice the conductor charged him 70
cents In addition to the 5S cents he had
to pay for the rebate check given when
cash fare Is paid. Dunham objected, as
he had paid only CO cents going from
Beatrice to Mayberry, but the conductor
Insisted on him paying the extra fare.
The penalty for being convicted of
charging more than 2 cents a mile on
railway trains in Nebraska Is fixed by
law at a fine of from $100 to ftVOOO. or Im
prisonment In the county Jail from one
to six months, or both fine and Jail sen
tence. Burllnarton Flies Aaswer.
The Burlington has filed a statement
with tJie railway commission that Its
earnings at Greeley Center and Erlckson
are not sufficient to Justify It in giving
the people out there any better train serv
ice. Eric Erlckson asked the commission
j to order the company ts put on one train
I a dav between the towns.
State Treasurer's Report. j
The report of Ftate Treasurer Brian fori
i the month of March ahews that the re
1 celpts of his office have been 1196.3X9 04; pay
; ments, t41S.201.29; balance at the end of the
month. WM.8SS.?S; balance March : 1. ' JS07.-
101.5.1. The permanent school fund, contains
I1CO.C27.10, uninvested. Some oC tha deposits
In the banks have been decreased by reason
of the treasurer having taken up a large
amount of bonds, which had been prev
Normal Board Case Concluded.
Attorneys in the normal board Injunction
case completed their arguments before
Judge Frost this afternoon and each filed
a written argument on the law In the esse,
I so that In case of dissatisfaction with the
I verdict, appeal may be taken without any
further trial In the lower court. The nor
mal board w ill not meet April 4 at Chadron,
i but will postpone that meeting until April
! 12 at Lincoln
t'rmbtree Igaons Order.
Principal Crabtree of the Peru Normal
school has not yet sent up the names of
those graduates who are teaohlng school
with' a certificate signed by members of
the defunct normal board. Secretary Lud
den said today that two orders had been
issued to the principal to get this matter
straightened out, but they had both been
Ignored. He expressed surprise that Ptato
Superintendent Bishop had not permitted
Mr. Sparks of the examining board to
write Mr. Crabtree about the matter as the
superintendent had always been a stickler
against permitting persona to teach with
In Fifth District
Find They Have
Issue Certificates Bearing Big, Bed
Letters Distasteful to Those
Who Get Them.
(From a Ptaff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, March a. -t Special.) From
forty persons to whom have been Issued
certificates to practice optometry by the
State Board of Optometry, without ex
amination. Governor Shallenberger has re
ceived objections to the wording on the
The law provide that persons who have
practiced optometry for two years prior
to the enactment of the optometry law
are entitled to a certificate of exemption
from the examination to be given by the
state board, upon a proper ahowlng on
the part of the applicants. Instead of Is
suing such exemption certificate the board
has Issued a certificate to practice op
tometry upon which Is printed In red
letters these words:
"The board does not guarantee the com
petency of the holder of this certificate.
It Is Issued without examination In ac
cordance with the law."
Printed on another part of the certifi
cate In red letters are these words:
"The law requires that thla certificate
be displayed In a conspicuous place In your
The first paragraph Is not only printed
on the certificate, but Is also stamped
thereon with a rubber stamp.
The certificates are signed by C. C. Mc
Leese, president; J. S. Huteson. secretary,
and Frits Hoefer.
It Is to the financial advantage of the
board that every person desiring to prac
tice optometry take an examination, aa
the fees provided by law are aa follows:
For examination, 115; for a certificate of
registration, $10; for a certificate of ex
emption, $5; yearly license, $1.
Those making the protest Insist that the
wording on the certificates Issued to them
simply discredits them. They hold that
such certificates would force them to take
the examination, which would Increase the
Income of the examiners, as they are paid
out of the feea collected. The exemption
certificates net the board of examiner
only $5. or one-fifth as much as do the
giving of examinations.
The state society recently condemned the
action of the board In the wording of the
certificates and a copy of the resolutions
were sent to Secretary Huteaon. His reply
Indicated that if the aggrieved persons de
sired relief It would be up to them to go
So complaints have been piling up on
Governor Shallenberger to the extent that
the matter was referred .to the attorney
general. Mr. Thompson Is now preparing
a letter that the board of secretaries has
no authority for Issuing such a certificate,
but It must Issue certificates of exemption,
setting out that the holder is exempt from
taking the examination.
The Board of Optometry 1s composed of
three members appointed by the governor.
Supervisor DraTe Gives Out List of
Appointments' as Far as
HOLDREUE. Neb.. March 31 Special
Supervisor 8. A. Dravo of the Fifth con
gressional district today made public ap
pointments in all but a few of the dis
tricts of each county. Those named by
Adams County: In nineteen of the twen
ty. four districts, Frank IW fenbatigh, I. M.
Flfher, lieorge Btvens, Mra ('ally Wahl
qulst, William Nelson. V. 1. Alkmen. Al
bert Tlbbets, PaniH Ball, R. G. tilmmons.
v. F. Rsnev, Mrs. Jennie Bair. Ida t'appw.
B. F. Smith. K. H. Jones. W. H. Sheaf. U
W. Grevblel. Mrs, Mary Lee, W. J. Bob
bit. C. M. Domlney.
Chase Count v: In five out of eight dis
tricts. C. V. Schulti, Eva Moreland. Fred
E. Ea-gert, Frank E. Brlethaupt, Mrs. Llssa
Clav County: In twelve out of fifteen
districts. E. S. Botton. B. W. Whlttler, 1.
W. Evans. Elmer Hammer. H. N. Austin,
S H. Borr". Mrs. Alma Bandberg. J. V.
Whltlam, W. F Johnson. Roy Oakley, H.
G. Num. E. Vrnett. .
Dundy County: in four out of the seven
district. Frunk Osrdner, G. A. Buchanan,
F. P. Relchart, William Gardner.
Franklin County: In eight out of the nine
districts Rlohsrd Throckmarton. G. O.
Marsh. W. T. Brltton. W. R. Burr. A. V.
Hlnclair. E. C. Hanker. R H. Waring. Mtss
Frontier County: In eight out of twelve
dfeiiiete. Hubert Beech. L. O. Taylor. W.
E. Harris. E. I.. Davis. R. F. Johnson.
E. D. Knight, J. E. Wasley. R. O. Peter
son. Furnas Countv: In eleven of the thir
teen districts, L. T. Cox. D. Ada Morris. C.
D. Iiawley, G. E. Simmon, K. H, Knuth.
A. J. May, C. M. Schnerd, C. H. Rhvnolda.
L. J. Lomax, C. S. Hawley, F. R Parker.
Cooper County: In four of the seven dis
tricts. F. A. Laurent. R. B. Murray, G. F.
Knappel, W. A. Hopkins.
Hall County: In eleven of the nineteen
districts. TT. W. Gallup. M. L. Depew, Z.
B. TartrMre. S. H. Hayman, W. N. Miller,
Gertrude Wilson. Mrs. Jessie Woods, N. M.
Depew, A. L. Wagner.
Pierian County: In nine of the nine dis
tricts. A. Murray. C. N. Klrkpatrlck. Miff
Emma Peterson, R. L. Jackson. L. W.
Dar.lels. E. E. Johnson. F. A. Sheffery, E.
E. Astln. C. L. Rsy.
Hayes County: In six of the nine dis
tricts, A. Moore, P. V. Porter. D. W.
Blatchley. E. A. Scrlven, J. W. Alexander.
Mrs. F,. L. O'Neill.
Hitchcock County: In four of the fire
districts, R. H. Baylers. C. F. Townsend, R.
A. Gibson. A. L. Tayler.
Kearney County: In thirteen of the fif
teen districts, R. Cioutt. C. H. Christian
son. Rose Pontine. N. M. Rasmussen. Guy
oaisgeoer. c. J. Burohell, Charles Wlskr.
B. C. Householder, Mrs. Martha Barnes,
Amy Brown. Ralph Bloom. C. H. Chader,
L. 9. Llnson.
Nuckolls County: In ten of the seventeen
districts, T. McMillan, J. N. Burd. L. T.
Morgan. H. H. Brown, R. H. Ellison. A.
G. Kamats, A. L. Skeels, Nina Kenley,
W. I. Templeton, Bessie Curts.
Perkins County: In two of the three dis
tricts, Mrs. E. Baumgardener, (). F. Baum
gardenar. Phelps County: In nine of the ten dis
tricts. Mrs. A. Myers. Albert Ericson. E.
E. Larson, George -Kellog. Joe Krasomll.
Rlota L. Jessen, R. B. Barr, Mrs. Anna
Gerecke. Frank Parsons.
Red Willow: In nine of the ten districts,
M. E. Ralston. William l,"erllnps. .1. A.
Pcblltm. Frank Fields. C. E. Roctor, V. G.
Jherton. A. D. Burresa. A. B. Wood, El
Webster County: In eleven of the four
teen districts. I. N. McBiide. O. C. Peter
son. C. W. Boom, J. E. Jarbe, C. A. Pierce.
j. it. i-ira. . b. tisdio, Mabel Armstron,
B. D. Burden, Pearl Pope, II. H. Rarcus.
on Living Man
BOOK AGENTS HAVE CINCH
ON SCHOOLMASTERS' CLUB
New Members Are Invited lot Or-
aalstloB Wkat it Means
a I'tsf Correspondent)
iiareh SI (Special.) Th(
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This Is our second year In this
'bUslness. Last year we served thous
ands of satisfied customers and we
are dallv booking" reorders from these
same people for this year s cleaning.
Nothing" excels our dust. ess sys
tem of cleaning- by compressed air or
-acwam. Kntlre residences cleaned
in oat day or a few hours, according
Draperies. Mattresses, upholstered
.irnlture, etc., cleaned without re
.oval. Price very reasonable, only
to per running yard for earpeta oa
the floor. Bng-s according- to else.
Phone or write for free estimate.
THE IDEAL AIR
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WITTHUHN MYSTERY PROBLEM
alyala Discloses Trail ef Chlrkea
Blood Left.Behlad Instead ef
GOTHENBURG. Neb., March a. (Spe
cial.) The mystery concerning- Otto WW
huher Is still unsolved. The thory that he
has become demented ajvd disappeared Is
advanced by the coroner and many others.
Bloodhounds that were Immediately put
on his trail went from the hole by the side
wslk -where he left some clothing to Mr.
Witthuher's house, then to the chicken
house, up to the lake and down to the rail
road track The blood spots left, after be
ing analysed, were found to be chicken
blood, thus doing away wHh the theory of
The lake was dragged In the shallow
places yesterday, but today the water Is
being lowered and a thorough search will
If Mr. WiMhuher took this way to leave
no cause ran oe ascertainea, ror ne was
respected very highly and In the beet of
financial cor.u. lions.
LINCOLN. aTareh . (Special.) The fact
that It was published that a prominent
educator of the state had been "black
balled" by the Nebraska School master a
club has led to some discussion of this club
and Its ways. In addition to the teacher,
whose name waa given to the public. It is
now said that one and possibly two very
prominent educators, teachers in the state
university, were also "blackballed."
The rules of the club, however. Indicate
that very little discredit attaches to a
person who Is blackballed by the club, for
under these rules one member may secure
the rejection of a person who has not even
thought of becoming a member.
I The rulea as printed provide that the
membership Is limited to 100 and that no
person may make application for member
ship. So when anyone Is elected to the
club he must be proposed by one member
and endorsed by two others. If six black
balls are voted against him his election
Should one member desire to discredit
a teacher, he could propose his name for
mcmoeranip, men secure six persons to
vote against him. e-ive the matter publicity
end the trick is done.
A number of persons who do. not teach
school, but who sell books and publications
to teachers, are members of the club and
are in surnclent number to use It as a club
against teachers who refuse to do their
Don't Forget the Big
PIANO SALE, Beginning
Saturday, April 2 Stock of
SIOTH & NIXON STOCK
... AT HAYDENS
niilrtrt Co art at Ceatral City.
CENTRAL CITT. Neb., March Jl. (Spe
cial.) Judge Thomas came up from Colum
bus Monda and held a brief equity session
of the district court, occupying the greater
part o ftmo daya in disposing of some
minor motions and listening to the evidence
In the case of Horace H. Hudson against
Newton L. Squler. Hudson and Squler were
formerly in business together In Silver
Creek and a few months ago dissolved
and the present ult grows out of tlielr final
settlement, which was unsatisfactory to
Hudson. This case was taken under ad
visement by the court.
Lily May Darnell was granted a divorce
from her husband, Jeremiah Darnell, on
statutory gmurls. and Frank Weeks ob
tained a divorce from his wife, Louise
Weeks, upon h s petition. In the latter
rase the father was givm the custody of
the two older boys, and the little 1-year-old
son was entrusted to the care of the
TTia session of the court thla week has
about cl.-ara up the docket
The regular spr.ng jury term of the
court will be convened in the .lty April S.
at which time Sherman Orubb. being held
here on a cha-ge c participating In the
Mealing of three horse, rrom tn. Um
.Itlma Reeves. wUl be arraigned for trial.
FIVE COUNTY DIVISION
PROPOSED FOR CUSTER
Convention at Grand Island Aarees en
Plan Which Will be Poshed
GRAND ISLAND. Neb., March 31. (Spe
cial Telegram.-After a long discussion
the "Custer Buster" convention last night
decided on proposing a five-county division
at the next election, two for the northern
half of the county and three for the south
ern half. The plan Is substantially as sug
gested by Mr. Andrews, a Callaway banker,
eliminating any division of Broken Bow It
self, so hat It would be In part in two of
the counties. It remains Intact. County
seats are suggested for all the proposed
counties, and all have the required square
Mother Identifier Body of Another
ai that of Her Son, Kow a
PL.ATT8MOUTH. Nb:f March 1. (Spe
cial.) About the moe-T -peculiar series of
coincidences ever known In' this county has
just come to light In connection with the
arrest In thla city ofArthdr Doty, a 'de
serter from the regular army at Fort Rus
Doty is a aon of Mrs. L. Doty, who re
sides In Albany, N. Y. The family has been
wealthy and Is prominent. Leaving1 his
home several years ago. Doty drifted west,
making his way mostly on freight trains,
and after visiting many of the large cities
In the middle states, he finally joined the
regular army and was stationed at Fort
Little was heard of him at home during
his life at the military post and about last
September his letters suddenly ceased alto
gether, which was the time he departed
from the post.
A few months later a man answering
Doty'a description was killed In the railroad
yards In Ravenna, N. T., while he was
stealing a ride on a freight train. His
mother, hearing of the death, immediately
had the body exumed. She and another
son Identified It as Arthur Doty and the
body was reburied In the family cemetery.
Next an Insurance company paid Mrs.
Doty n.OUO on a policy made payable to
her. While mourning the loss of the prodi
gal the mother received a letter from him
Informing her that he was working In the
Burlington shops in this city. This sudden
turn of affairs put the family In a decidedly
perplexing condition, for If he should ever
return home they thought they would be stroyed
liable to prosecution for accepting the In
surance while he was living and the family
would be aubjected to shame and disgrace.
Mrs. Doty Immediately wrote to her son
and implored him to keep under cover and
under no conditions to return home. When
Doty received the letter he seemed to con
sider the mtx-up a good Joke and showed
the letter to his fellow workmen in the
shops and also to his room mates In the
Hotel Perkins. This was the clue that
ultimately led to his arrest and h'.s delivery
to Fort Crook.
When the young man was examined at
Fort Crook a scar was found on his foie
hesd and another large one on his chest.
which exactly corresponded with those of pay
Fireman Uruix Live Wire.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb., March SI. (Spe
elal.) During a gale the home of Andrem-
Burg, superintendent of the water sen' Ice
of the Union Pacific, caught fire and the
fire department had a difficult time in get
ting It under control. The fire was caused
by a defective ulfe and had a good head
way between the ceiling and the roof be.
fore discovered. The building was saved,
but there Is considerable damage both by
fire and water. While on the roof of the
kitchen and fighting the fire. Fireman
Guilsow got hold of a live electric wire
and could not let looae until the wire waa
cut. The spectacle horrified hundreds of
onlookers and when the current was finally
cut off the fireman was saved from fall
ing off the roof backward by Chief Dillon.
Hla Injuries are not serious. The loss is
covered by Insurance.
Nebraska News Notes.
SEWArtD-John Pickett and Misa Edith
Diller of Council liluffs, were married by
Judge Coleman Sunday.
BEATRICE The Barneston Town com- I
pany has dissolved and has transferred I
its property to F. M. Barnes by trustee's
BEATRICE Roy Earnhart and Miss Ma
bel Darner, living near Liberty, were mar
ried yesterday at the home of the bride's
ANSLET The high five-span railroad
bridge at the west end of the railroad
yards at Berwyn, Neb., was burned Mon
day night. .
BEATRICE Madge, the little daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Seitx. living five
miles south of Beatrice, died this morning
GOTHENBURG The Dawson County
Sunday School convention was held here
March 29 and 30. It was the best attended
convention the county has ever held.
DAVID CITY The funeral of L. J. Blow
ers, a retired business man of this place,
who (Tied here Sunday, was held from the
Congregational church yesterday afternoon.
GENEVA Elijah Archer, aged 74. died at
hla home Monday afternoon. Heart trouble
was the caase of deah.' The .funeral took
place at fhe Methodist Episcopal church to
DAVID CITY John Campoell. an old set
tler of this county, died at his home In
Bouth David City early this morning. Mr.
Campbell had been In poor health for some
BEATRICE The funeral of Harm Huls
was held yesterday afternoon at 2:30
o'clock from the Hanover church. Rev. Mr
Reents officiating. Interment waa in the
BEATRICE The marriage of Joseph
Blevlns and Mifls Eva Sherwood, both of
the Wymore vicinity, was solemnized yes
terday at the Methodist church. Rev. B.
F. Hutchlns officiating. They will make
their home on a farm near Wymore.
GOTHENBURG A school election was
held Tuesday and 125. 000 was voted for a
new schqol building by a large majority.
This proposition waa defeated a year ago.
but the people have become aware of the
fact that the new building was badly
SEWARD The county board Wednesday
awarded the bridge contract to the Stand
i ard Bridge company of Omaha, for the
building of county bridges. This is the
firm that did the work last year. The
board Is also cinslderlng the appointment
of Clyde Marts as county surveyor.
CENTRAL CITY There will he a change
In the management of the Belmont hn-icl
of this fiace Friday, when the lea?e of Al
bert French, who has conducted the hotel
for the last year, expires. Mr. French will
relinquish charge and Mr. Bowman, who
owns the property, will again become land
lord. ANPLEY The electric light plant which
Is owned by P. M. McTaggart of York
and F. M. Sinionds of Ansley, was de-
by fire Wednesday morning. A
strong wind carried the embers directly
toward two large lumber yards and only
good the work of the fir department pre
vented a disastrous conflagration.
FAIRBURY D. Burleigh, who was nomi
nated as euuncllman from the First ward
on the high license ticket at the caucus a
week ago la.t Saturday, has res.gned. and
the city committee, composed of L. J.
Nutzman. W. G. Uhley and Dan Kavan-
augh. a; pointed E. T. Poland, proprietor
of the Mary-Etta hotel, to fill the vacancy.
YORK According to a written opinion
of County Attorney ('. E. Sand-:!, no more
bridges will be built across ravines and
draws by th county. It has been the
custom for the county to build bridges
where there was no running water, and
ilureafter tne township will have to pay
for the same instead of making the county
to receive Instructions and supplies prepar- i
atory to beginning work April 1. 1 he fol-
lowing schedule was adopted: Horses, $100 t
per head; cattle. t'M to fcil per head; hogs,
10 cents per pound; corn, M cents per
bushel; wheat, M cents. Furniture and
other taxable Drooertv in nroDortlon.
! PLATTSMOUTH The Olson Photo Ma
chine company has been organized with a
capital of IJ6.0W, In shares ot situ each.
The business of the company win be trans
acted in this city and the followed-named
officers have been elected: President, G.
It. Olson; vloe president. T. H. Pollock;
secretary. F. L. Cummins; treasurer. Dr.
E. W. Cook; directors, the above-named
persons and H. N. Dovey, cashier of the
t irst national pans.
YORK By reason of Injunction gotten
out by the Tork County Automobile asso
ciation, restraining the commissioners oi
York county from distributing prorato in
all road districts in the county, the In
heritance tax amounting to something like
$4,000, the commissioners have reconsidered
and at their meeting voted to expend about
13.000 on east and wast county roads out
of York, and about $200 to each township
in the county.
FREMONT The city council Wednesday
ceased was born In Chrlstlansland, Sweden.
April M. lMfi. and on October ISth. 1S3, she
as married to Jacob Lund, In the land of
their birth. Seven years later they csme
to this country, going to Evanston, Wyo..
where they resided about ten years. From
there they came to - Phelps county and
have made their home here ever since.
One son survives. The funeral was held
today at the Swedish Methodist Episcopal
church south of the clty and interment
made bv the aide of her husband, who
died March t.
GRAND ISLAND TEAM GETS
PLAYERS FROM DESPAIN
Manager "Bark'1 Beltser Secnree
First Option on Extra Lin- ,1
coin Men. -'I
LINCOLN. March 31 (Special.) Manager
"Buck" Beltzer of the Grand Island State
league team will be given first option on
players released by the Llnooln Western j
league team. Just now President Despaln i
of the local team is figuring on pcrmlttlnr
evening put in considerable time dlscussmg i Harunan and Harrington, two "brush"
tw'.rlers who have been trying out here, tj
the ouesttoA whether plumbers Ucensen
should Tie istfued to nrms not engageo ex
clusively in the plumbing business, or lim
ited to plumbers. Water Commissioner
Wright objected to licenses being granted
'these' firms on' the fround that they some
times employed inexperienced men and con
siderable trouble resulted. The applications
were laid oxer until the next meetiruj.
DAVID CITY Amive work on the com
pletion of the new library and gymnasium
building has been temporarily suspended
owing to lack of funds. About $20.0u0 has
already been expended, which was the
amount raised for that purpose, and it is
estimated bv the board of directors that
about $5,000 'additional will be needed to
complete the building. A vigorous campaign
has been commenced to raise the additional
funds In order that the building may be
comnleted by warm weather.
1 YORK The Board of County Commis
sioners by resolution refused to give a
government expert roadbullder a hearing
before the county board. The York Com
mercial club is agitating good roads and
bad the government expert at a meeting,
and after hearins; the address on good
roads, asked the county commissioners to
arrange at some meeting to have the same
address, hoping that thla would be the
means of creating a greater interest In
good roads in York County.
DAVID CITY The building committee
having charge of the erection of the new
Methodist Episcopal church, last evening
recided that the new building should be
built of gray brick? from the basement to
the foundation line, and the rest of the
building to be faced with white pressed
brick. The present plsns are to Fpend
about $30,000 on the new building. The
rommlttee in charge of the building of the
new $35,000 Catholic church are rapld'y
maturing their plans and expct to com
mence active building operations in the
IIOLDREGE Mrs. Paulina Lund, who
lived near Sacramento, died Tuesday. De-
go to the State league, and Manager B It-:
ser will probably take them for his Grand
Island agerrgatl-m. 1
Hartman and Harrington are' two if the
most .promising pWchers that Despaln ha. j
but the acquisition of two twirlers from
the Chicago National league team has
made It necessary for the local manage ,
ment to release several of hid promising
slab recruits. Hartman and Harrington
both were tried out In the series with the
St. Paul American association team and
showed tin in brilliant form.
The manager of the Grand Island team
also has been in communication with "Pa"
Rourke of the Omaha team regarding the
purchase of any players that may be cast
off from that crew before the season ia
formally opened. Manager Beltzer would
like to secure Pitcher Hanson in case that
young fellow Is farmed out by Omaha.
Manager Beltzer. who is at present in at
tendance at the State university, has se
cured several former university base ball
stars for his state team. Among there are
"Pip" Cooke, Robert Carroll and Hugh
Cooke. Carroll and "Pip" Cocke were both
on the 'varsity last season. At present
Carroll is coach of the Nebraska team. Ho
was one of the best catchers that tha
'varsity ever possessed. "Pip" Cooke waa
a sensational fielder last season. His base
running was one of the features of every
game. Hugh Cooke, who Is a brother of
"Pip." was a member of the Cornhuaker
team s'.x years ago. He was . sensational
the young man killed and identified aa ! GRAND I SLA N D The State Bank of SI.
Doty. j Uoory. located some eleven miles norm
The stranger lying In tbe Albany cemetery ! 'n'"c"- organ izea yesterday, witn
; hank as president, and E. M. Brass. J. H
is still unidentified.
Death Pnrely Accidental.
GRAND ISLAND. Neb.. March 31-(Spe-eial
Telegram.) At an Inquest today over
the death of Andrew McGulrk. Union Pa
cific foreman, killed yesterday, death was
found to have been purely accidental.
floras Damaaje at Scott's Blnffs.
SCOTT'S BLUFF, March 31. (Special.)
A terrific snowstorm. EC cmpanied by a
high wind, which swept the western part
of the state for thirty-six hours and many
buildings In course of construction were
more or less damaged by the wind, and
telephone and telegraph wires suffered.
Considerable damage was done at the new
Takrn in the Spring for Years.
Alliance Votes Bonds.
ALLIANCE. Neb.. March 31 (Special
Telegram.) At a special election held yes
terday fo rthe purpose of Issuing bonds to
the extent of I7S.O0O for the purpose of en
larging the water system and purchasing
the electric light plant, the bonds carrk-d
by a majority of 201. This insures an up-to-date
water works system to be perfected
the coming summer and a municipally
owned electrlo light plant
i Huhrman. Gun Siever and Mr. Leu,hauser
as directors. J. H. Buhrman. state senator
I from Hall and Howard counties, will be the
FltEilONT There are no new develop
i ments In the strike at the Saddlery torn
, pany shop. The men are st ll out. A few
of the younger ones have left for other
i places. One of the older men contemplates
I a pleasure trip to the old counry and
thinks the ptr.ke will he over by the time
; ho returns. The eompanv has a good stork
! on hand and is filling all orders.
I GRAND 1SLANI The county board j
Tuesday let the contract for the construe-
i tion of bridges in this county for the next ;
I year to the Standard Bridge company at a
materially Increased prlee over the contraet j
of last yar. There were no hca htdders. '
County Clerk Pnell states that the specif;- j
cations are for stronger and better bridges
thsn were the specif xation of last year.
CENTRAL CITY-Miss Louise Ormsby. ;
the Central City singer, who has attained I
a country-wide reputation as a vocalist, ar- :
rived here from New York ('My for a few
r.eek" res' a' the home of her parents. Mr. i
and Mrs. K. I- Ormsby. at this plsce. She
was ill for several weeks In a New York
j hovpfrtal, where she underwent an opera-
j tion for" appendicitis, and Is Just now con-
i FA1RBURY The body of George B. Gal- ,
oralth. who died In Neediea. Cal.. the lat
Leads the most intelligent people to use only medi
cines of known composition. Therefore it is that
Dr. Pierce's medicines, the makers of which print
every ingredient entering into; them upon the bottle
rre.ppers and attest its correctness under oath, are
daily (rowing in favor. No Sbcbtj. No Deception.
Tbe composition ot Dr. Pierce' b medi
cines is open to everybody. Dr. Pierce
being desirous of having tbe search
light ot Investigation turned fully upon
Bis formulae, being confident that the better the composition ot
these medicines is known the more mill their great curative
merits be recognised.
BeinjF wholly made of (he active medicinal principles extracted from native
forest roots, by exset processes original with Dr. Pierce, and without the us
of a drop of alcohol, triple-refined and ehemicatly pure glycerine beinj used in
stead in extracting and preserving the eurative virtues residing in the' root
employed, these medicines are entirely free from the objection of doing harm
by creating aa appetite for either alcoholio beverages or habit -forming drugs.
Examine the formula on their bottle-wrappers the same as sworn to by
Dr. Pierce, and you will find that hit "Golden Medical Diseovery." the great
blood-purifier, stomach tonie and bowel regulator the medicine which, while
not recommended to cure consumption io its advanced stages (no medicine will
do that) yet s run all those catarrhal conditions of head and throat, weak
stomach, torpid liver and bronchial troubles, weak lungs and bang-on-coughs,
which, if neglected or badly treated lead up to and finally terminate in coo
sumption. Take the "Golden Medical Discovery" in timt and it is not likely to dis
appoint you if only you give it a tktnugk and fair trial. Don't expect Miracles.
It won't do supernatural things. You must exercise your patienoe and per
severe in its use for a reasonable length of time to get its full benefits. Tbe
ingredients of which Dr. Pieroe'a medicines are composed have tbe unqualified
endorsement of scores of medical leaders better than any amount of lay, or
non-professional, testimonials although the latter are rec rived by thousand.
Don't accept a secret nostrum as a substitute for this time-proven remedy
or inowsI coMPost-noM. Ait Youi NBicHsoat. They mutt know of many coraa
made by it during past 40 yean, right in your own neighborhood.
World's Dispensary Medical Association, Dr. R.V. Pierce, Pre., Buffalo. N.Y.
Ralph Rust. Wtllla. Mich.. writes:
"Hood's Earaapaiilla has been a house
nold remedy In our home as long as 1
can remember. I have taken It In the
spring for several years. It has no eo.ua! Prt (4 Ian week, was brought to th.
rest in tne r air-
raith came here
resided here continu
ously until last year, when he left for Call-
for cleansing the blood and expelling tbe clty Tuesday and laid to I
humors that accumulate during the ury eemeiery. Mr. Oalb
winter. Being a farmer aad exposed to I 81 VMr an1 "as rrsid
wiiioir, my system la often affected,
and I often take Huod'e baraaparllla with
ood res u Ita."
Hood a KarsapaxlUa Is Peculiar to Itself
There le no "juat aa good."
. 11 1y 'n usual liquid form or
tableta oalied Saraaiaba.
fornia for the benefit of his health. He
leaves a widow and two children, Clarence
and Margaret, who live at home.
BEATRICE Thirty-three of the thirty
four deputy assessors of Gage county met
yesterday with County Assessor Hemphill
Potatoes, Lawn Grass, Flowering Bulbs. Etc.
Why waste time and money planting
. doubtful seeda when you can, bay coeds that
Nebraska Seed Co.
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