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THE BEE: OMAHA, SATURDAY, AVTIUj 10, 1310.
GOVERNOR 1SSCES PARDON
Clemency to Burt County Jffaa with
C0U2TS DECaZE TO WIFE BEATEE
Watar rt-rm Dars aaa Jail '
Fare Ft Dars far TkrM
Maatas .Star far
(Frrnu a Stiff Correspondent) I
LINCOLN. April 15. (Special Tlnrrm. !
Garfield Waits, who la serving- a term o j
three months In Jail at Tekamah for wife- j
beating;, waa pardoned thia evening by ;
Governor Bhallenberrer. The sentence pro- j
rlded that for a period of fiva dars Walta :
abouid be fed tha reguiar Jail fare, then j
tor Htb daya he waa to b served only j
with, bread and water. Thia diet waa to b j
alternated rrery fire-day period. Attorney ;
General Thompson, after aa Investigation. I
recommended tha pardon.
tar far Grt Wllaaa. I
George Wilson, sentenced to be hsnred ;
June 17, haa received a stay of execution
from tha auprema court pending; tha hear- I
big of hla appeal. Wilson waa conrtrted In .
Brown county of the murder of Jacob j
Davis, robbery being tha motive. Ha waa j
convicted on circumstantial evidence. Ha I
aa known sometimes aa Waiter Rifen- j
Repeal Ofrapatlaa Tax. j
Tha finance committee of the city coun
cil agreed thia afternoon to recommend to !
tha council the repeal of the 5 per cent
occupation tax charged tha Traction com
pany and to the enactment of an ordinance
providing for a 1 per cent occupation tax.
This waa done, the committee said. In or
der to prevent aa lncreaaa In tha rates
now charged by the Traction company.
Tha comminae aald It had information from
tha railway oommlsslon that unlesa the oc
cupation tax waa decreased farea would
bava to be Increased in order to permit
toe company to make a net earning on tta
valuation aa fixed by the eommlastoo,
'Mara Baa aa far Casaaalaslaau
L. L. Souoay of College View thia morn
ing secured tna conlrasct to fit up the room
la the baeement of the atata house for the
use of tha railway commission, which haa
outgrown Ha present quarters. The price
to be paid tha contractor la C1&0. The
room to be fitted up la directly under the
rooms of tha commission and will be con
nected with, a atalrway.
' Governor Soailenberger. commander-4a-ehlaf
of tha Nebraska, National Guard, baa
srriiTd military commissions to tha follow
ing officers, whose names have been eerU
jQad to him from the State School of grt
aultore: Majors Harry Garvin. Gould. Harlan
county; Samuel LJoyd Hood. North Dakota.
Captains Knmrrll Raymond Isham, South.
Dakota; Albert Clayton Morasy. .Lancaster
oountrH Kenneth Eeri Nua. Douglas;
Homer Leitey Nye. Daweon.
First Lieutenants Cbrtstlaa Bernhard
Bull. Douglas; John Casper Forburger.
Lanoastar; Charles Oliver Hurtt. Furnas:
Ieimsr Noble Johnson. Burt; Benjamin
Varna Kauffmaa. Colorado; Mfc-fcas! IS. W.
Kraxberger, Dawaoa; li'mer Eugene Mat
son. Polk. '
Second Lieutenant Arthur DeWttt Fitch,
Pnatpa-Cyrua JimeraJd ttrent- Fort. Burt;
Boy Rex Johnson, Pawnee; Irrin Andrew
Nelson. Stanton; Ernest Schneider. Buf
falo; Guy Emerson WUoox. Perkins;
Chester Alien Arthur Webstar. Buffalo.
C as) dials tea Ara Fill as;.
Tha rata In - western Nebraska produced
a lively crop of candidates who announced
their names at the first Indications of
eon tinned prosperity.
Walter A. George of Broken Bow and P.
D. Sturdevant of Beaver City are both
after the office of stata treasurer. Mr.
George filed his name with the secretary
af state as a candidate for the republican
awmtnaUon and Mr. Sturdevant asks for
the democratic: nomination. Mr. Sturde
vant waa state treasurer In 1SSI-5. He de
feated Loran Clark by a vote of S,13J to
Was Pickens Is mora modest, evidently
having learned his lesson in the lata legis
lature. Kr. Pickens merely filed as a
candidate for tha democratic nomination
for stata senator from the Twenty-third
district. In hla letter to the secretary of
state Mr. Pickens assures the secretary
that ha will vote for the candidate for
United States senator who receives the
highest number of ovtea at the polls re
gardless of his own personal choice. .
Gcorgc Files for
Former Mayor of Broken Bow Would
Like the Bepublicaa. Eomi
BROKEN BOW. Neb.. April 15. 4SpeelaL)
Walter A. George of thia city today filed
for the atata treasurer nomination on the
republican ticket. Mr. George Is one of the
best known men in this Bert of tha state
and has resided In Buffalo and Custer
counties since U7X He has served this
county three Umea as supervisor, two terms
as county treasurer and waa elected three
times in succession aa mayor of Broken
Bow. He was a delegate to the national
aonventlon at Chicago and was appointed a
member of the notification committee. Hla
business Interests here are many, among
the principal enterprises being the Security
State bank of Briken Bcw sod the Berwyn
State bank, both of which he la president.
Mr. George la popular among his home
The democrats and people's Independents
aad a conference yesterday at which it
aas decided to hold a dollar banquet dur
ing tha first week In June. Thret of the
democratto aaplracts for congressional
honors were present. Judge J. R. Dean.
Grant Shumway and W. J. Taylor. Among
tha guests expected at the banquet are
Governor Sballenberger. Cocgreaariaa Gil
Lett M, Hitchcock. W. H. Tboiipeoa and
District Ceart at Tirsswrs.
TECCM3EK. Nb.. April 16. t5pecisx
The Johnson county district court will meet
la adjourned session m Teeuniseh next
Monday. Judge J. B. Raper of Pawnee
City will preside. The pet:t jury, heid from
tha regular term, will coma oa for service
on Monday. April XL At that time It la
presumed the case of the state against Dr.
J. Q. Nsff of Sterling, on Incest charge, will
The ease of the drainage association mat
ters Is set for Monday, when the Judge will
hear and consider objections ta the pro.
posed drainage of tae Nemaha river ta
The divorce ease of Mrs. Cora K. Tyler
against Jacob Tyler. Jr.. at Sterling has
mb dismissed, both part.es asking fur ths
dismissal It Is jiadsrstood a recoaoillatioa
has beea effected end ths couple at again
Qeit Plncc In Town to
Buy Furnlshl'o Goods
Fresher goods, niftier styles, more vari
ety, better selling facilities and far bet
ter values make this the cne best Haber
FANCY VESTS. .. $1.50 to 7.50
BEAUTIFUL SHIRTS, up from. .$1.00
up from 50c
SATISFACTORY UNION SUITS,
up from 1.00
NEWEST NECKWEAR, up from. . . .50c
Night Shirta, Pyjamas,
Gloves, Suspenders, Hand
kerchiefs, and a host of
other things rightly made
and rightly priced.
Plain colors lisle fin
ished, 9 different shades
regular 25c kind
2 Pairs for 25c
See them in Windows
10 and 1L
V- r IVIoncy Back On Demand
- ' J Nat
The Home of Quality Clolnes
We Sell the Best Suits
Ever Sold at Our Prices
Other stores claim It we prove It. We
prove It to skeptical men every day
and will prove It to you any day. Call
on us to do It today
HALr-MINUTE ITORE TALK
fti thing afMit our store service hmiM appeal to all
lovers of fair plsr Oris mans t.ir buys ss much ss
enr other man s. but no man s rtoliar buys anv more We
sell ittmxIs st the lowest possible msrln an 1 .; nn
a!5r"ti!S" ' hut ths rlrsT fft dnt put f rMnnl
pr1-s on our mf-'sniltae to permit of s iow.r prti-s to
mor faorJ Individuals as do many stora. im stores
pmfss to be msklne. a areat rn-iBln to toii wlifn thn
4U'ts a polal prti-s. but are thsT fjvorfns r" "r at
thsy prepared for ynuT A msrrhant wht spK-t8 you to
ask for a discount is usually wise moiu'i to pri'r for
you. B thst ss It m.ir. ons thln Is cnaln at such a
stor ths fllows who don t t rt'soounto srs psv'n for
the dlnrourts ths other fallows jnt, and fi!ows.who ft
discounts are maatns the Isss frM on contributo
to ttistr clr.thlns sspene. Wouldn't you rather hs cer
tain you wsre psytna no mors for your clotntna" tisn he
suspicious thst some one was Batting ths same thins: for
lees than you paid? Our way is the ''square deai" way.
Spring Suits of
and up to $35
Remarkable Shoe Prices
We Guarantee These Statements
Our $4.50 grades cost
all of $5.00 any other
jT place, and $5.00 in many
j Our $3.50 shoes
and oxfords cost
j ; you elsewhere $4.00
j and $450.
Ours at $2.50 equal
any other store's
i $3.50 grades.
Burt and Pack
Na ard's guaranteed
i. I patent leathers re
We guarantee a saving of 153 to 55 on every suit we sell at
Raincoats Trial Actually Shed .Rain
$10 and op
Slip-On Coats, S7.SO to S12iS.OO
Our Boys' Suits Have Never Been Equaled at Our Prices,
SOQ nip to $12.QO.
'5. 1 r ...
Our Hats Set the Pace
None better, few even nearly as good. Styles distinc
tive colors correct. Prices easily satisfactory.
CHASE the niftiest of them all $4.00
STETSON, up from .$3.50
SOFT AND STIFF BER WICKS, the best ever. . .$3.00
Attention, You Travelers!
You '11 profit by buying trunks, suit
cases and bags here.
MATTING SUIT CASES ...$1.50
INDESTSUCTO TRUNKS. .25 to $32
Guaranteed acainst deetructloa by fire, accident,
wreck, collision, carelessness or neglect for term of
Eeords in Office of State Superin
tendent Indicate Sereral Cities
Were in oa Official Sinning'.
CFroma a Staff Correspondsnt.)
LTNCOLX, April . B. ( Spscial. ) Du to
sevarai sueasinsT contests over ths census of
various cities In the state, there has been
much discussion here oyer tha padding of
tha school censva The records In the of
fice of ths stata superintendent show that
maajr elUea and towns of tha state hare
padded their school census and that Jas
per L MoBrien, then stata superintendent.
made a strenuous endeavor to stop the
practice. Mr. McBrien made his tight fol-
lowtnsT an attempt on- the part of the
school officers of Lincoln to collect tui
tion from the children of state officers
who attended school here. When the at
ttmpt was made It waa alloced that the
school officers of Lincoln listed the uni
versity students In order to increase the
city's share of the school apportionment.
That this was true la shown br the fall
ing off In the census follow Ins" the demand
by Mr. McBrlan that the practice cease.
Omaha and Lincoln, according" to the
records, appear to have sinned about
eqi-ally, while some of the smaller towns.
In proportion padded their returns even
more. Tha school census for Omaha and
Lincoln, according to tha reports of the
county , eupertntendrnts for the last ten
years, is as follows:
liwl Omaha. SO 15d
. 30. 5f
. 2? SW
ter.Uon between themselves and the De
partment of Agriculture was plainly and
exclusively at issue, but that tha depart
ment of Justice refused to. prosecute It.
evidencing a determination to find a case.
ror test, in which the question of mis
branding was also, unlike the case at Coun
cil Bluff, involved. And to rhe question
why they did not defend the New Orleans
ease, the millers give answer that they
do not defend misbrardlnj,. which was at
Issue in the latter. Regardless .of the
failure to prosecute the case at Council
Bluffs, however, according to the con
tention of the millers, two car loads of
flour were seised from tha Lexington, Neb.,
mills and six other car loads have. In
recent days, been seised and are being
The association elected the following of
ficers for ths ensuing year: President. T.
H. Kelly of Gothenbery; vice president. J.
M. Campbell of Fullerton; secretary. J- K
Burger of North Platte; executive commit
tee. F. F. Roby of Kearney. E. O. Taylor
of Loup City. Paul Jaegsri of Columbus.
WASHINGTON. 'April 15. President Taft
and hla coblnet today met to consider tha
bleached flour cases and decided that the
government would continue to make seiz
ures of this product In order to force the
millers to test the matter in the courts.
Xesaatua Btver Drslssss Plmas.
TECT.T1SEH. Neb., April l.-tSpclal.)
Senator Burkett has sent word to Tecum
reh that the plana, maps and drawings of
the proposed drainage system along the
Nemaha river in Johnson countv are now
completed at Washington. They will be
rent here at once for Inspection and ap
proval and will be on exhibition at the of
fice of the drainage association's attorney,
L. C. Chapman, after April IS. Senator
Burkett has taken great Interest In the
work and through hla Instrumentality It
has been completed In the very short time
required by the government workmen.
Jl'DGE EXPLAINS BIS DECISION
Sisraers Held at Bcatrlea Allege ta
a Have Said Ltsjaar.
BEATRICE, Neb.. April 15. Special. )
The report to the effect that Judge Pem
berton of this city had decided a case at
Auburn a few days ago wherein he held
the signers to a saloon petition liable for
damages has caused many residents of this
city who have signed saloon petitions some
Judge Pemberton, In explaining the case,
states that some of the signers to ths pe
tition at Auburn, ' where ' a woman had
brought suit for damages against the sa
loon keeper for the sale of liquor to her
husband, were alleged to have sold liquor
to Mm. and ho therefore held them as
parties to the suit.
Tha law says that signers to saloon pe
titions, are not liable; that they must be
disinterested parties and residents of the
ward and precinct in which they live. If
they are disinterested parties they are not
Interested and are therefore not liable for
Nebraska News Nates.
BEATRICE Ths Home Stata bank of
DeWitt has decided to Increase Its capital
stock from J10.0CO to (31.000. -
BEATRICE The girls' basket ball team
of this city won from the Blue Springs
team here lest evening by the score of
41 to I.
BEATRICE Tha pupils of Prof. Thomas
Stubbs gave a recital at tha Presbyterian
cbureh last evening, which was largely at
tended. BEATRICE Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Farlow.
old restdenta of Beatrice, left today for
they wiil make
Redlngton. Neb., where
their future home. .
BEATRICE E. W. Clancy was called to
Chicago yesterday by a telegram an
nouncing the death of hla mother. Phrbe
Clancy, a. former resident of Beatrice.
BEATRICE Triplets, two boys and a
girl, were born this week to Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Barmore. living one mile north of
Adams. One of the boys died, but tha
other two children are hale and hearty.
TECITISEH John "R. Whitney, a resi
dent of Johnson county since V6. died at
his home in this city at 11 o'clock p. m.
Tuesday. April 12. 1310. aged 77 years t
months and T days.
K HELTON The first spring rain thia
season fell here last night and will do un
told good to alfalfa, which Is now six
inches high and fully a month ahead in
growth of many former seasons. Fail
wheat Is also looking fine and will be much
Do not take a substituts for Chamber
lain's Cough Remedy. It has no equal.
We Cordially Invite the
Public to the Opening' of
OUR NEW STORE,
Monday and Tuesday,
April 18 and 19.
Lincoln 11. no
Lincoln 11. 7M
his war on tha
U"H Omaha. ..
hift Omaha. ..
li7 Omana 17.14
ism omana JSUtl
law Omana la. 773
Mr. McBrten started
padding of tha school census In IMS,
Fight in Politics
North. Sebr&ika Millers' Association
Says it Will Appeal to tie
GRAND ISLAND. April IS. (Special. V-
Desparlng of relief from what they allege
to be persecution Instead of prosecution,
the members of the North Nebraska
Millers' Protective aseodaiioo. has adopted
a resolution carrying tha fight against the
Agriculture department's ruling aa to
bleached flour straight Into the political
field. The derta ration 'that the mTffbera
must, for their prMection. promote a
change of ad ml isst ration at Wash!ng.on, la
mood Md In tha resolution.
Ths association consists of between ffty
and sixty members- The action taken will
fee officially eommnnicatad ta every other
millers' association tn Nebraska. Kansas.
Oklahoma. Missouri and Kentucky, ths
state muat affected by the "bleached
flour" order. The'y complain of tha dilatory
tactics in bringing the quest Ion of the
bleached flour order Into court and pushing
it to a eocciuaion. They allege that In Uu
CeunoU Bluffs selxure case, which Judge
MuPharmo. finally dismissed, tha
Last aiii Creates!
Pay I flie
We Cordially Invite the
Public to the Opening' of
OUR NEW STORE
Monday and Tuesday,
April 13 and 19.
Thousands upon thousands of High Class Stylish Tailored Suits. Coats, Gowns, Silk
and Cloth Street Dresses, Lingerie Dresses, Skirts, Etc. r .
Must be Sold Before We Move
Saturday will be the last-day in our present location, and greatest selling event in
our business history. Read the following and don't miss the bargain opportunity.
Thccsssd3 cf Sinnninj Tailored
Sells. At Great Sacrifice
33 Exclusive Tailored Suits, sold
formerly from $85.00 to $CA rn
$100; removal sale price. . 3 v3U
112 Stunning Tailored Suits, sold
formerly from $50.00 to SO A TA
$0D.5O; removal sale price. W3 J
190 Smart Tailored Suits, sold for
merly from $39.50 to S9Q 7
$47-50 ; removal sale price 3
215 Beautiful Tailored Suits, sold
formerly from $32.50 to TA
$3750; removal sale price.
27S Handsome Tailored Suits, sold
formerly from $23.00 to 1 1 r A A
$30.00; removal sale price . 1 3 w J
' ssaebsasjVsBeBsf:i sans
Cisth and Silk Costs At Great
22 Exclusive Coats, sold from $39.50
to $50,00; removal sale $rtA "jr
CO Stunning Cloth or Silk Coat3,
sold from $29.75 to '19 5Q
77 Handsome Pongee or Cloth Coats,
sold from $27.50 to H C A A
$37.50; removal sale price. v v
95 Stylish Coats, sold from $15.00 to
$19.50; removal sale SA "jr.
price. .' vmtu
SO Coats, in three-quarter or full
length, sold from $10.00 to $ nr
$13.75; removal sale price ! 0
Ocib, Silk and liberie Dresses
At Great Sacrifice
17 Evening Gowns, sold from $50.00
to $69.50; removal sale JQA TA
price : OJ.OJ
52 Beautiful Silk Dresses; sold from
$39.50 to $47.50; removal SO A nr
sale price uJmlu
79 Smart New Lingerie Silk and
Cloth Dresses, sold from $29.75 to
$37.50; removal sale $A PA
110 Pretty New lingerie Silk and
Cloth Dresses, sold from $19.50 to
$27-50; removal sale 4S r(
price laaWU J
22S Beautiful Wah Dresses, in all
colors, sold from $10.00 to S "jr
$13.75; removal sale price. . v
Tfccusazij cl Stylish Skirls. At
Great Sacrifice '
20 Beautiful Skirts, made of voile
ailk and suitings, sold at $22.50 to
$25.00; removal sale $ r "jr
200 Smart New Skirts, made of voile,
panama and worsteds, sold at
$17.50 and $19.50; S j S nr
removal sale price.". JLtJa 1 fJ
115 pretty, new Bklrts; made of Panama,
worsted and aerg-s; so 1 4 a a bib
113.75 and 115.00; 2kM S
OTaJ aala prlc VVm-MV
rercoTaJ aala price
220 styles new Skirts; mad of Panama.
worsted and serfs; sold
at $10.00 and 112.50;
remoTiI sal price
SCO stylish, new Bklrts; mad of Panama,
- worsted and acre; sold
at 17.50 and ,8.75; re
BtoTal sale price