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17113 BEE: OMAHA. FRIDAY JULY 22, 1910. -
OPTION MOVE PUT ON TABLE
Buffalo County Bepublicani Vote
Down Resolution! to Instruct.
SENATOR BROWN MAKES SPEECH
Land Work of (oimrrn and He, wllk
Senator Barkett Berelve Kndorif
sent at Convention Merrick
KEARNET, Neb., July . (Special Tele
gram.) Th republicans of Buffalo county
hld their convention In this city today.
Delegates representing ten precincts and
the four wards of eKurney were present.
John W. Patterson was elected tempoiary
Chairman, with George Burgert as secre
tary. These officers were later made per
manent. . Senator Norrli Brown addressed the con
vention and for a period of thirty minutes
reviewed the work dune by the late con
gress, lie lauded President Taft fur his
work In carrying out the party promises.
The chair appointed a committee on reso
lutions and apportioning of delegates.
, Immediately after being called to order
after lunch the committee on resolutions
reported and recommended for adoption a
resolution endorsing both Senators Burkett
and Br6n and commending them for the
record they have made. This resolution also
endorsed the action of President Taft and
of congress. Another resolution endorsing
the candidacy of Frank E. Human, for con.
Sieij was adopted.
, O. A. Clark of llavenna o'Vred a renolu
tion endorsing county option and instruct
ing delegates to, the state convention to
vote for the same in the state platform
An amendment, Was Immediately v offered
to uie effect that delegates go to the con
ventlon unlnstructod. Much consternation
was caused and the convention was thrown
Into an uproar. J. H. Chapman moved that
the amendment be tabled. The chair ruled
that should the amendment be tabled It
would include also the original motion. A
vote was taken and the motion was car
ried by a vote of 63 to 39.
The following delegates to the state con
vention were selected by the delegations of
the different districts:
Charles A. Clarlc and C. A. Miner. Ra
venna; Frank Grammar, Pleaxanton; J.
llarse, Hurtorla; K. K. Clerk, Kim Creek;
N. C Dun lap. .Watson's Ranch! C. G.
fimlth, Olbbon; C. M. Klek, Bhelton; O. M.
Barrett, 8helton; A. B. LauRhlln. C. A.
Bmlth, Norrls Jirowj), M. N. Troupe, G. W.
Whltaker. E. D. Gould. W. A. Tarbell and
F. E. Beeman, Kearney
CLAY COUNTY WILL HAVE
CROPS THAT AVERAGE WELL
narvest Weather' Ideal and Work is
Delna- Pushed to Limit by
HARVARD, f Neb., July 21.-(Speclal.)-Harvest
weather has been ideal and thresh
ing and stacking is being pushed so rapidly
that by the end pf this week the largest
part of the crop will be threshed or safely
Clay county, is producing one of the boat
wheat crops ever raised for the number of
acres sown, while the oat crop Is also one
of the best. The general average of wheat
yield ,1a around twenty to twenty-five bush
els to the acre, but there are some exceed
ingly large yields, worthy of rjtlce as
hpwlng what the land la capablei of pro
6vryg rhen In Its best condition. :
iOpa farmerhml te.n-aure ileid that hacUj
been seeded and In pasture, this being tbej
first crop since breaking up anew, that
wont fifty-one, bushels to the acre. An
other farmer had a field of eight acres
where tame gross had been grown for sev
eral years, that went forty-live bushels to
the acre, whUo another of his fields Went
thirty-one .bushels for fifteen acres, and
on forty 'fibres' continuously In wheat the
yield was twenty-two bushels per acre. ,
Corn Is holding well and lias good growth,
but rains are desired soon to save It from
harm, though the cool weather helps out
materially considering the dry conditions.
Wheat sold on the market yesterday at
89 cents, so the value of the crop Is easily
keen. Labor U high, 12.60 to M.00 per day,
with (6 for stackers In some Instances.
BAl.lMt DKSJOU AGAINST .OPTION
Steam Holler In, Paased Gently Orer
. Bryan Proposition.
W1LBER. Neb., July 21. (Speclal.)-The
Ballne county democratic convention passed
the steam Toller over the Bryan county op
Uoniats so gently that no lasting hard feol
ing resulted. 3'he delegates to Grand Island
are .. L. Mains, W. 8. Collett. F. 1 W.
Ra'emaoher, Robert Bullock, John Ben
nett, 11. P. .jchmldt. C. W. Nunemaker,
Dr. J. D. Case, . J. Bndlcott, L. C. Hen
derson, F. Wj Bartoa, Alois Slepicka, Henry
Dhooghe. H. A. Ureer. A. V. Brier, and
T. B. Chesney.
The resolutions endorse, the admtnistra
tion of Governor Shallengerger and ap
prove the action of the county delegation
In the last legislature, favor initiative and
referendum, denounce the Aldrlch-Payne
tariff, and on tho liquor question favor the
enforcement of the present laws, tut do not
believe that . opinions on the liquor ques
tion should be made a test of party fealty,
there tor are opposed to the Insertion In
tliii sta;e platform of any declaration on
the subject, and the delegate are . In
structed to oppose such declaration If pro
posed. The administration of Pure Food
Commissioner S. L. Mains was commended,
and he .was recommended for nomination
for congressman from the Fourth district.
MEIIHICK OPPOSED TO OPTION
nepabllraua Avalnst Inserting; Plank
CENTRAL C1TV. Neb., July 21.-Special
Telegram.) TI.e -republicans of Merrick
county hc!d their county convention today.
The following wer elected as delegates to
the state convention:
R. Tooley. Will Rice, J. A. Hays, Frank
Gregg, L. C. Lawson, J. E. Howland,
Fiank Niemoth and R. E. Crandell.
The following resolutions were adopted:
As local republicans we affirm our faith
In th grand old party as expressed In the
last national and state platforms.
We commend the administration of Wil
liam 11. Taft and coiiKratulate him on his
record in putting so many progressive
Kuosevelt policies on the statute books.
We heartily rndorve tlie candidacy ot our
fellow townxman, John Lyon, for the po
sition of land commissioner and take pride
in recommending him to the voters of Ne
bt'aHka as an able, efficient and trustwor
We approve the consistent legislative
record of Hon. A. E. Cady of our neigh
boring county of Howard and cheerfully
ndorite him as a good, Nafe and sane can
didate fur governor of Nebraska.
Kecognurliig the various elements of
which the great lepublicun party of Ne
braska la compoiied and desiring to avoid
tn.a entanglements that our friends. the
aVmofrats, are now in. we declare asalnwt
tile political wisdom of inserting a county
option plank in our state platform.
XnrLolIs Dtniorrats lanore Option.
NELSON, Neb.. July 21. (Special. ) The
Kuckoila county democratic convention yes
terday Indorsed the administration of Gov
ernor Shallenberger and the candidacy of
R. D. Sutherland for congresa. No mention
as road of county option.
Ta Key to th initiation Uve Want Ada.
ON COUNTY OPTION
For. Against None.
Adams 13 ,.
Antelope .. 14
Banner 1 ..
Huffalo .. 17
Burt .. 1!
Butler .. 8
Can .. 10
Odar ll ..
Chprry .. T
Custer 9 ,.
Dawson .. II
IMxnn ,. 8
Dodge .. 1
Dundy t ..
Fillmore .. 12
Franklin .. 7
Frontier 7 ' ..
Gulden .. t
G-foy ; 7 .. ..
Hitchcock .. 4
Lancaster u ..
Loup .. S
Lincoln 10 ..
Nance 7 .. ,
Nuckolls 10 ..'
Perkins ... .. 1
Pierce .. 1
Bed Willow I
Sarpy .. 4
Saunders .. 13
Stanton t '
Thnyer .. II
Thomas .. 1
Thurston ,' .. ..
Webster 9 ..
Totals 277 1M
Mower is Found
Guilty of Murder
Former Beatrice Man i Convicted of
Killing Neil McCoig at Kanaat
KANSAS CITY, July . v ard Mower,
formerly of Beatrice, Neb., was found
guilty of murder In the second degree in
the criminal court in Kansas City, Kan.,
today. Mower killed Niet McCtlig In a
lonely ravine In Kansas . City, Kan., last
winter. The killing followed a quarrel over
a woman. The Jury returned a verdict at
3 o'clock this afternoon after deliberating
five houra Sentence will be pronounced
FOR COUNTY OPTION
County Convention Instructs Dele
gates to Work and Vote for
Plank In Platform.
RED CLOUD, Neb., July 2L-(Speclal
Telegram.) The republicans of Wetwter
county held a most enthusiastic convention
here yesterday. The so-called progressive
wing of the party controlled the conven
tion. E. J. Overlng, Jr., was elected chair
man and D. M. Garbor, secretary. The fol
lowbig ..delegates weru elected lo tho. state
convention: R F. .Gaines, A. F. Uartwell,
G. W. Hummel, R. Ci oiler, W. K. Tborne,
W. H. Jennings, Edward Hansen, Paul
Storey, J. 11. Klllnger.
The following resolutions were adopted:
Resolved. That we. the republican voters
of Webster county In convention assembled.
point wan pride to the achievement ot the
republican party -and pledge our faith and
alliance to the principles as declared In
cur national platform, and as set rortn
by La Follette, Uolliver, Cummings and
others ot the progressive wing of the re
That we congratulate our president, W.
H. Taft, upon Ills, statemanshlp, and ability
and believe In his honesty of purpose and
Integrity of action.
That we congratulate Theodore Roosevelt
upon lila saie return home from his hunt
ing trip and triumphal Journey In foreign
That we recognise In Congressman George
W. Norrls a masterly statesman of republi
can principles, of courage, integrity and
ability. We endorse his congressional record
as that of a man who has made pre-eminently
good. We heartily commend him to
the voters as an industrious, competent
representative and faithful champion cf
the people's rights.
We are utterly opposed to the abridge
ment of our present iquor law and further
favcr placing on our statute book a county
option law and we hereby Instruct our dele
gates to the state convention to use every
honorable means to place the republican
party of th state of Nebraska on record as
favoring county option.
We heartily favor the enactment of an
Initiative and referendum law.
Residence of J. B. Brown Near Broken
Bow Itwye4'by Fire.
BROKEN BOW, Neb., July 21. (Special.)
While J. B. Brown, a prominent farmer
and Insurance man living ten miles east
of here, was attending a wild west show
with his family at the fair grounds yester
day afternoon, his realdonce, a large two
story structure, was totally destroyed by
fire. Mr. and Mis. Brown did not leave
home until after the noon hour, and, owing
to the distance they had to drive, went di
rectly to the exhibition grounds before
coming Into town. After the close of the
performance Mrs. Brown was met on th
street by a friend, who Informed her of
what had taken place. He had received
word by phone from one of the Brown
neighbors that the building was burned to
the ground between S and 3 o'clock In the
afternoon. How the fire originated is a
mystery, Mrs. Brown stating that none of
the svoves in the house were used except
a small one burning gas. This waa securely
turned oft before they left. The loss Is
estimated at about Kl.uuO. Home insurance
was carried. I
Franklin Democrats Against Option.
BLOOM INGTON, Neb., July 21. (Spe
cial, t The democrats and populists of
Franklin county met In mass meeting yes
terday at Macon and elected the following
delegatet to the state convention: Charles
1 ritun, J. F. Harris. M. P. Hansen, A. 11.
Graf, A. L. Heuren, George ttademaker,
W. E. Ewlng, Joe McCracken, and Tom
Powers. The county option resolution was
defeated, V8 to 32. Resolutions condemn
ing the whol republican party and George
W. Norrls - In particular were adopted.
There was no endorsement ot candidates.
Greeley Republicans (or Option.
UREELET CENTER, Neb.. July 21.
(Special Telegram.) G. W. Fltsslmmons,
U. W. McAnulty, L. A. Wlnchell, C. H.
Avery and T. J. Howurd were elected dele
gates to the staU) convention by the Gree
ley county convention yesterday. They
were Instructed for county option.
.Neither Party Instructs la Garden.
OeilKASH, Neb., July 21.-(SpeclaI.)-The
republicans and . democrats of Garder
county held conventions here yesterday and
elected delegates to their respective state
conventions. Neither took any action on
the county optido ias'JA,
at Target Practice
Officers and Sharpshooters of Two
Nebraska Regiments Gathered at
Ashland for Work.
ASHLAND, Neb., July Il.-(Speclal.)-
Offlcers and sharpshooters of the two regi
ments of the Nebraska National Guard are
In camp this week at the rifle range site
along the Platte river three miles north
east of Ashland. They pitched their tents,
which are of the style of the regular army,
Monday afternoon. Up to Thursday the
target practice was only preliminary to
shooting for prise scores. Three prises
are being competed for, the first $100. sec
ond tiS and third I3S. A sliver cup will also
be awarded the member of the revolver
team who makes the highest Individual
score up to Friday night, when the shoot
ing will end. Medals will also be given
company men making the best scores.
About 160 men are In the camp. These In
clude six teams of officers, four rifle and
revolver teams and five enlisted men from
each company of the guard, who are shoot
ing for highest scores. Also competing are
one field and staff team from each regi
ment, company officers and Individual
The following companies and towns are
represented: First Regiment A, York; B,
Stanton; C.Beatrice; D, Norfolk; E. Blair;
O. Geneva; K, Wymore; L. Omaha; M,
McCook. Second Regiment A, Kearney;
B, Beaver City; C, Nebraska City; D, Hast
ings; E, Holdrege; F, Lincoln, G. Omaha;
H, Aurora; K, Schuyler; L, Alma; M,
Albion. The camp Is In command of Adju
tant General John C. Hartlgan of Lincoln,
with Major Phelps In charge of the rifle
shooting. Camp will be broken Saturday.
On Saturday members of the State Rifle
association. Including several of the Na
tional Guards, will compete for a bronxe
cup. Between ten and twenty marksmen
will participate In this contest Scores will
be announced Saturday for the week's
Flege Denies that
He Killed Sister
Wealthy Farmer in Jail Police Say
that His Shirt is Blood
stained. PONCA, Neb., July 2L-WUllam Flege
made a statement to reporters today in
which he denied any knowledge of how
his sister, Mis Louise Flege, was murdered
June 20, last. Flege now is held 1". the
county Jail in Ponca under the charge of
being the man who killed Mis Flege.
The wealthy farmer was arrested upon
information given to Sheriff Q. L. Mears
ot Wayne county by William Elchtencamp,
a boy employed on the farm. The boy said
he saw Fiege shoot his sister.
"If that boy says that, he Is a liar," waa
the vehement rejoinder from the prisoner.
W. C. Davenport, a detective, has In his
posesston the shirt which Flege wore on
the day of the murder. The officer asserts
that It Is blood stained.
The preliminary hearing will take place
before County Judge Fred W. Brown the
first of next week. County Attorney
Kingsbury will file formal complaint
against the man tomorrow.
CLAY COUNTY DELEGATES CHOSEN
Thirteen Men Go to Convention In
structed (or Option.
CLAY CENTER, Neb., July 21. (Special
Telegram.) The republican county conven
tion met today with a full representation
from the various precincts. The following
are the delegates chosen to attend the state
James Delahunty, A. H. Lewis, A. C
Epperson, G. R. W oods, A. J. Jenlson, J. H.
Lowe, F. H. Bottom, H. O. Thomas, I. D.
Newell, C. P. Epperson, W. F. Johnson,
a. m. waua ana wmiam Ay ton.
The delegates are Instructed to vote for a
plank for county option.
Knoz Democrats Knock Option.
CENTER, Neb., July 21. (Special.)-The
Knox county democratic convention yester
day Instructed Its delegates to the state
convention to vote as a unit against any
county option plank that may be presented.
The following delegates were elected to at
tend the state convention:
J. M. Talcott,. Frank Carroll, William
Kyrlss, J. S. Grew. L. D. Smith. L. C.
Laird, W. H. Green, B. N. Saunders, Henry
eenwarts, c . jonnson, ueorge n.oster,
W. E. Vanpelt. James Baker and P. It
Hamilton Conventions Saturday.
AURORA, Neb., July 21. (Special.) The
republicans of Hamilton county will hold
their convention July 23, and the democratic
convention is called for the same date. R.
W. Boyd and J. L. Evan have filed for
the democratlo and Independent nomina
tions tor representative. J. H. Grosveuur,
fusion, for county attorney. . George A.
Hammond, fusion, for county commissioner,
The republicans failed to file for repre
scntatlve, county attorney and county com
State Horticultural Society.
BEATRICE, Neb., July 21. (Special.)
The summer meeting of the Nebraska
State Horticultural society convened at
Wymore yesterday, with an attendance of
60 delegate. The program of the after
noon conslsteu of a paper by Mr. J. A
Reuling of Wymor and addresses by A. D
McCandless c Wymore, C. 8. Harrison of
York, and Mr. Yager of Fremont In the
evening the visiting delegates were given
an automobile ride about the city.
Nebraska New Notes.
LYONS Ralph Byers and Miss Susia
vaies were married today by the Judgj at
t eaaman. t ney will live east of Lyons.
GENEVA Geneva and Alexandria Dlavert
ball yesterday, resulting in eleven innings
ana a victory tor tne latter o to .
LYONS A. O. Spauldlng fell twjnty feet
yesieraay irom a uuiiding he waa at work
on as a carpenter. He bruised his face
ana sprained his ankle.
BEATRICE Mis. Callnta Graham, for
twenty-six years a resident of . Beatrice,
died Wednesday evening, aged No years. She
leaves a family ot children, her husband
having died In. this city some years ago.
BEATRICrt Fred O. Steele and Miss
LI: lie Hardenberg. giving Saginaw. Mich.,
as their home, came here yesterday and
were married by Rev. U. G. Brown. They
returned to Lincoln immediately after the
BEATRICE Alien O. We'gel and Miss
Lellia Rains of this city were married last
evir.lng at the home of the bride's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. G. O. Rains, Rev. .1. E.
Davis 'officiating. They will make their
home on a farm seven miles southwest of
RCSIIVILLE Two fine rains visited
Rushvllle Monday and Tuesday nights. The
last seems to have been of a general char
acter, as we have heard from the north
and south part of th county. Crops are
looking fine, and the farmer are feeling
RUSH V1LLE The town board haa let 4h
oontract for building nine cement crossings
and seven alley crossings. With the amount
of progress made In putting down cement
walks It will not be long before Rushvllle
will look upon a wooden sidewalk aa a
GENEVA Th local Woman' Christian
Temperance union gave n entertainment
: 1st Iim JrUiodist Episcopal
church. The program was fllleg by the
matrons, who did both the singing and
speaking, ending with tableaux. It was
a success In every nay,
BROKEN BOW Count Sunerlntendent
Garland Lewis has Just completed hi an
nual report or tne different educational
sections In the county. It shows the schools
to be In a flourishing condition with ex
cellent standing. Several new districts have
been taken In during the year, making a
total of 274.
BEATRICE Judge Walden Wednesday
Issued a decree of final accounts and as
signment of the estate of the late John
Warren, who died In this city In Feb
ruary, 1908, possessed of one of the largest
estates ever settled in Gage county court.
The estate consists of 7.416 acres of land In
this state and Canada. One-fourth of the
land holdings Is decreed to each of the four
heirs, consisting of Mrs. Lena F. Warren,
the widow, and Clarence S. Mary Myrtle
and Edwin Warren, the, children.
Fought to End
President of Labor Federation Says
Officers to Be Tried Are Con
tending; for Principle.
ST. LOUIS, Mo., July JL Samuel Gom
pers, president of the American Federation
of Labor who took part in concluding the
settlement of trouble between the federation
and th Bucks' Stove and Range company
at Cincinnati, arrived here this afternoon.
He declared hi coming, had nothing to
do with the settlement and that he Is
here to make arrangements fo- the con
vention of the federation to be held here
The agreement reaohed in Cincinnati,"
said Mr. Gompers, "can have no effect
upon the case against myself and other
officials of the federation now pending In
I would not have the case withdrawn
If I could. It Is a principle we are con
We did not. however, want the at
torneys of the Buck's company appearing
against us, now that our disagreement has
been settled, so that paragraph about the
dismissal was Inserted."
WASHINGTON, July 20. Secretary Mor
rison of the American Federation of Labor
and one of the defendants In the contempt
cases pending in the supreme court today
said the peace pact with the stove com
pany would not affect, the Judicial pro
ceedings against the labor leaders.
"The supreme court, said Mr. Morrison,
will pass upon the question whether th
labor men or the inferior courts were in
error as to who violated th constitu
tional provision guaranteeing free speech
and free press."
Speaking of the settlement with the stove
oomapny Mr. Morrison saia it inaicatea
that within the near future there would be
employers who would not favor collective
WILL PROSECUTE FOR BORAX
PUT IN ICE CREAM CONES
Large Selsure Made In Different
Part of Country Other Pre
WASHINGTON, July it Prosecutions
against manufacturers of ice cream cones
containing borax are ' to be instituted by
th government under the pur food law.
Large seliures of cones wr made re
cently In different parts . of th country
by th inspector 'dt;' the l)epartment of
Agriculture. Analyst of the cones seized
disclosed the presence of borax, a prop
erty which has beet), held to be deleterious
to th human stomach. Th cone, chem
ically tested, were f ound to contain also
saccharin and benioate of soda, but it
was said at the department today that pro
posed prosecution would be based solely
on . th presence of borax, inasmuch as
saccharin still waa under Investigation
and benioate of soda had been held to be
harmless when used In small quantities.
Inspector will continue to make seizures
wherever cones or found containing
borax. Manufacturers using borax con'
tend that this ingredient is necessary
After their honeymoon tour th coup!
will reside at Lincoln, Neb., at home cards
being enclosed for after October 16.
Benjamin and Lieutenant Lahm, th fa
mous aeronaut, will be groomsmen. All of
th officer will wear full uniform.
IMPRISONMENT FOR FINES
ATTACKED BY CHURCHILL
Horn Secretary Outline Bin Reform
, in Penal System In
LONDON. July 2t In the House of Com
moos tonight Winston Spencer Churchill,
the horn secretary, outlined intended
sweeping reform in the prison system
Which are to be Inaugurated partly by ad
miniatratlve order and partly by new bills
Hi object, Mr. Churchill explained in an
impassioned speech, which greatly lm
pressed th house, la to treat criminals
with more humanitarian method and, as
far a possible, to prevent their degrada
tion by prison life. Briefly, he wishes to
afford longer time for the payment of
fines and to prevent imprisonment for
their non-payment and to substitute dis
clplinary or curative methods for lm
prison men t in the case of youthful and
PIERRE BEGINS WORK
UPON BLIND PIGS
First Raid Made at Capital City
Sine) Town Went Dry nnd Many
Go to Buabea.
PIERRE, S. D., July 21.-(Speclal Tele
gram.) The first "blind pig" raid sine
the city voted dry waa made at a resort
eost of town last night, and the manager,
named Benedict, with thirty cases of beer,
was taken. A government license Issued
to George Coates was found In the place.
When the officer arrived they found
nearly 100 thirsty ones gathered, and there
was a general scattering In the bushes by
the customers. Benedict refused to plead
today and I locked up for lack of bonds.
rrslstent Advertising is th Road to Rig
South End 16th St.
"Hone of the
ON TRAIL OF DR, CRIPPEN
French Police After Man Resembling
DID GIRL COMMIT SUICIDE t
Young; Woman Said to Look I.Ike
lUlsa I.eneT Killed Herself at
Boares On Day Last
PARIS, July 21. The procureur at Ver-
net-Les-Balns sent a telegram to the
uretie general of Paris confirming the
Identity of the man who arrived there tin
der the name of Tarbot on Sunday as lr.
Hawley H. Crlppen. The procureur be
lieves th American dentist crosied the
French frontier into Spain. .
VERNET-LES-BAINS, France, July 21.-
The French police are hot on th trail of
the man thought to be Dr. Crlppen. He is
believed to be still In France. His announce
ment of a proposed trip to Spain is de
clared to have been a subterfuge.
Today a warrant waa issued for Henri
Draubaut, otherwise known as Henri Tar
Th suspect left her Monday morning,
purchasing a ticket for Mont Louis. He
did not reach Mont Louis, and later it de
veloped that he left thd train at a station
between that place and Vernet-Les-Bains.
When the authorities learned that th
man in all probability was still in Franoe
they swore out a warrant for his arrest.
MADRID, July 21. The police of Barce
lona have discovered no trace of Dr. Haw
Icy H. Crlppen, but the search continues.
He is reported to have entered the country
from Mont Louis, France, a few' days ago.
enrcute to Puigcerda. A general police
Iarm directing the apprehension of the
doctor, who is said to be traveling as
Henri Tarbot. has been sent throughout
Young; Woman Kills Herself.
BOURGES, France, July 21. A young wo
man who committed suicide at a hotel her
on July 13, Is now believed to have been
Ethel Clara Leneve, the companion of Dr.
Crlppen. There are striking points of re
semblance. The woman was a foreigner
and gave th name of Jeanne Mase. The
police of Paris and London have been noti
fied. Much mystery has surrounded the sui
cide. Though posing as a French woman.
it was recognised that th guest who ar
rived at the hotel shortly before she killed
herself was not of French birth. When the
W Were One of the Largest Purchasers of the Sale i the
TEFFT-WELLER CO., 326-330 BROADWAY, N. Y.
. WHO RETIRED FR0II BUSINESS . -
The Greatest Sale of Dry Goods That Has
Taken Place in Many Years
The first shipmentsof these goods have arrived and are now being displayed in our
6how windows. We will dispose of our immense purchases in a series of sales that
cannot fail to impress every woman in Omaha. . : ;.
SALE BEGINS MONDAY, JULY 25TH
Monday will be devoted to a wonderful silk sale, a sale of embroideries and laces,
sale of cotton wash goods, sale of hosiery, underwear and waists. " , ,- '
This will be another of those tremendous bargain giving sales that have made Bran
deis stores famous.
There is ON conceiv
able argument against the
There ?s EVERY reason
why you should have one.
The Gas Ranpe is used
Over S0 of the Omaha women realize its convenience. -Over
80 of the Omaha women know that with a Gas Uange in the kitchen they can
sleep later in the morning than they formerly could,"that they need to spend only half
the time in the kitchen that they formerly had to, that what they cook is better (ooked
than it would have been on a coal range and that with all these advantages they
We have ranges of every size and style.
Come to our office and see them. '
We have them at every price from $9.00 up, to meet all requirements.
Remember that everything we sell carries our guarantee.
We arrange easv tenns if desired.
Send for 1910 catalogue.
Omaha Gas Company
body was discovered every effort waa made
to determine th Identity or to get some
trace of friend and acquaintances, but
Discussion waa revived today when th
authorities received from Scotland yard
photograph of Miss Leneve. Crlppen' typ
ist, who disappeared from Ixindnn on the
day that the police lost track ot her em
ployer. Those who had seen th body re
cognized In the body a remarkable simi
larity. The mysterious young woman arrived at
the Hotel .ranee on the night of July 13.
She was beautifully gowned and tn ap
pearance Liiu liiuimer was a ir.on of re
finement. . After writing the nam of "Jsanne Mase
on th register, and having been assigned
ton room, she wen. to iier apartment. An
hour later three revolver shots alarmed
the hotel people. .ie door of the young
woman room was forced and ah waa
found to b uead.
This note was left on th table:
I request that Identity be not sought.
The cause of my suicide Is known to me
alone, l ask to be allowed to rest tran
uulllv In mv totnX
1 am a foreigner. I leave 100 franc to
defray my funeral expenses.
Life to me appeared unrmlllng.
The young woman was a brunette. She
had taken the precaution to cut from her
garments every mark that might serve to
Indicate identity of the wearer.
CAPT. HALSEY YATES WEDS
ST. LOUIS GIRL WEDNESDAY
Invitation Out (or Marriage of
Young; Officer, Who Will Bo Sta
tioned at Lincoln.
ST. LOUIS, Mo.. July zl.-(8poclaI Tele
gram.) Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Nlcholls of
Waterman avenue have sent out cards for
th marriage of their daughter. Miss Julie
Chamberlain Nlcholls, andCaptaln Halsey
Edward Yates of the United Stat army, at
8:30 p. m.. next Wednesday, at th horn
of the bride. The beautiful young bride
will have Misses Alice and Julie Stursberg
of New York and Mis Jessie Tebo of New
Orleans, La., as her bridesmaids. Captain
Kehler will be best man and Lieutenant
make the cones hold their shape.
RAIN AID TO NEW CROPS
Barling-ton Report Declare Total
Los ( Grain nnd Hay Will
Not Be Larg:.
Crop report of th Burlington indicate
that th loss of grain and hay on account
of the drouth will not be very larg be
cause ot the rain during th last two
An average crop of winter wheat will be
harvested and corn crop will be excellent.
but other spring planting ar not doing
of the Omaha
quite so well. Potatoes will only yield a
fair crop, and th augur beet crop will b
perhaps 90 per cent of th average. Tea
ores and meadows are somewhat dry, but
th damage will not be very larg In thin
Little rain fell In the last week, but th
week befor the downfall was general.
Th aversge temperature over Nebraska
was 63 degrees, two degrees lower than
ast year. - In th Wyoming district th
temperature ranged from 00 to 105 degree
throughout th week.
WOULD FORCE INSURANCE
indent Order of Hibernians Divided
Minnesota and Massachusetts
PORTLAND, Ore., July II Fropod
compulsory Insurance ot all member.
backed by Minnesota and Massachusetts
delegations 'an opposed by nearly all th
others, occupied the attention of th An
cient Order of Hibernians at today a ae-
alon of th forty-soventh biennial conven
tion of th order.
Th plan Is to organize a national lnsut
ancc society within the order and to mak
all members Join it. The Minnesota and
Massachusetts Hibernians already havi
stat societies, which would be strength
ened, member think, by absorption by
In th contest for . the next presldencj
It appeared today, that some backer . ol
Prof. M. G. Rohan of Milwaukee had gon
over to James a. Regan of Minneapolis.
Hitherto Rohan haa been regarded a th
strongest opponent of President Matthew
Cummings, whose friend predict his re
FEAR EXISTS U. S. CONSUL
MAY, HAVE MET DEATH
Nlcaraffuan Poller Toward American
Officer Such that He May Hava
WASHINGTON, July 21.' Fear exiet
thtt Edwin W. Trimmer, United State
consul at Cape Grades, Nicaragua, may
be assaulted or possibly even assassinated.
Wherefore It has been decided to send th
cruiser Tacoma to the port to 'Investigate,
and if condition seem to demand it U
land marlnea to protect American live
and property. Thle . was the report mad
to the State department today by Thoma
P. Moffat, United States consul at Blu
flelda. . .V
An Auto Colleton
means many bad bruises, which Bucklen'i
Arnica Salve heal quickly a It doea sorai
and burn. 25c. For sale by Beaton Drug;
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