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TOE OMAHA SUNT AY NEE: DKi T.M 1U".U 2.". 1 r 1 n
MULLEN ASKS FOR MORE HELP
Attorney General Sayi Assistant it
Ne-ded in His Ofticc.
WAJTTED FOR KAELEOAD CASES
lacresel Salaries for tnlilaati li
ltorf y l.mpril'a of fir lealr-
hle) nndfllnit of I at
f mil; Klaaiirri.
i From a Stuff t'nrrespondcnt i
l.lNfi 'I.V. per. ;4 iftje,-1al I Attornev
Oer-eral M 'i 1 '"Ti . who has he'd h 1 p snt'.n
for tso montl s bv uniwinim'v.t. ha ,-tri. d j
tli hlennlal report f-'iin the attorney s.-n- j
eia''s deparrrrrnt which h;is 1is. lr. n 1
fiid ".th 'inverror FhaJlenher err. I
Mr Million r'-'U'mnri the rr.ninn 'if
a new iltnt In the attorney s-.-neral's
iffi.e i1ii It shall oe :i ! ...k j
after lltlsratlon a'lmni (mm the workinz
of the ral'wa'- iml!nn. The import
does not Irilfi:!'' that Mr. Muln woi.;.
like to flll ,i .nsltjon a'trr h ijoi.. .it .
of o'flce. It ki the jrovernor to rrrom- j
mend the new p.itlon for the purpose .f :
ssslstlnaj In the trial of the railroad lltita- I
tlon rvw pendln and to attend to lltllue- i
lion that arrows out of and la connected !
with the workings of the railwa o.'ti- !
mission. He also asks for lncrea--d al- J
arles for the present assistant in the at
torney general's cfflce. but says lie doei
not uk for an Increase for the attot.ey
c-eneral because that can be done niy by
a. constitutional amendment. He h s tha
if the attornex arenpral conscientiously at
tend to his duties aa a member c! nine
or ten state board" practically a'l of his
time will be occupied. lie thlnhs I le
reath the dlsrntty of the atate to pav such
smalt talari to those who look afttr Its
Mr. Mjllen aaaVthat th anti-trust law"
ha amended because he think many of
the provlslona are weak and Ineffective,;
Amonar the chentres he suggests a one.
a provision giving the attorney general the
dlarht to. etamlne and procure testimony J
of witnesses before commencing any pro
ceeding egaJnst any pool, trust, conspiracy
or combination in reatralnt of trade to
ascertain whether or not an action ahould
fn addition to thla preliminary hearing,
srlth the attorney general aa pudge and
Jury, ha aaka for a provlalon reQUirlng
aent. officer and employe of corpora
tion to tetlfy and produce books and
record of tee corporatlona when requested
b the attorney general, and that upon
failure to comply with uch request the
court would have authority, upon motion
of tb attorney jenaral, to strike out the
nwer, motion, reply, demurrer or other
pleading and enter a judg-ment by default
against aald corporation.
Tne attorney general asks that section
n. artlela II, chapter 91a. compiled stat
utes for 1ST, be amended so aa to elim
inate tha present prorlslon requiring two
conviction of etrpor.'", ),nt toc-companlt-a
and other aasodaUons under
tha Jit1-trut law before a forfeiture of
their charter can be declared.
Kaaspka BMltctt Law.
Mr. Mullen knock aome on the Packett
law, a law for tha removal In court after
a trlaJ of offloers who are found guilty of
wtlfully faUlng and refusing to enforce
any law which tt la their duty tt enforce.
The governor can on In dlreet prosecution
Is court. Th attorney general aay the
delay Incident to tha trial of caaea de
feat the purpose and object of the law.
Provision ahould be trade for a pedy
hearing and with power to make- a prompt
and effective order. The attorney general
throw to tnla auggeatlon: "If it ta thought
wtaa to Invest the governor with power
over derelict public offlelala, then that
power ahould be gtven him In wuch a way
that ha can make hla order eferttve." .
Mr. Mullen aay the leglalatur hould
appropriate funda for hi office not only
for defending the etate, but for prosecu
tion In which the tat may be Interested,
or for the enforcement of law.
More) Mef Wasted.
The laat legislature appropriated t!S.
for the expense of the legal department
for the blennlum. Mr. Mullen recommence
the appropriation of $35.0"0, divided aa fol
lowe: Ten thousand dollara to defray ex
penee out of litigation that may arise from
prosecution under th antl-txuat lawa;
110.000 to defray expenses of litigation that
grow .oat of and la connected with the
railway commlealon: 110,000 for th expense
of other litigation that may aria during
the blennlum: U.9V for office expense,
postage, etatlonery. telegraph, telephone,
office supplies, printing brlefa. traveling
expenses, furniture and some more supplies.
While It la usually left for departments of
Mate to ask for what, they want, or for 1 compuea irom ,n-
' . ' . .,m - twentieth biennial report of the regents
th. governor to recommend I. . Ms m- 1lfi.,atur.. coverln-
ssg. to th. legislature. Mr. Mullen U ,wo f November 30. 19!0
outde of hi. own department snd r.com- f nl numbr m recHv of
mends a liberal appropriation for the .up- I, thajj 1M th remfclnder ranK,ng
port of a legislative reference library. He down ta n ,verm,e of ,ls3 p.r ear.
aay: "The leglaiatlvs referense deprt-1 Pur.ly . Jminlatrative and executive of
ment of th slate hlttorRal society has ; ticn .nd aaalstants paid by the hour are
been of much assistance to the legislature , indu,), In these totals,
and has been lnxahiibl to this department, j i ne maximum salary received by any
having relieved the department f the ne-j off .ccr w h. se duties are in an) w ay lnstruc-
cessitv of answering atorea of Inquiries and
sndlng mucii tim In looking up Ingforma-
tten for th members of the legtslat ire re- :
gardlng legislation and the court decisions,
The reDort shows an unexpended balance
of .S3 K In an ai.p-ocrlatlon of !V
made bv th last let'atnre for the u of
th attornev general in vroeecutione Dur- !
Ing the greater raft of the ear I K. Wet-
tling. an expert acvounan. has l-ee.i em
ployed In railroad llisatl n b. the aiiorney
general and the sa'ary )aid from the p.xe
Nebraska ltal ftlsllatlra. -
State Health Ii-.sfes-t..r W. li. Wilson has
completed a report. h contains
ah'r vital statistics ....r;-. the laat two
Var lMinng the v ar ' iii'S I'ecember
1 V. thre ere l-V! Unli and
deaths in tie sate. I .- : M - ear eml
irg Heieml.. r 1. I'M . ' - Toi.' number OJ
births was -.'.'.. I VI nd t .re . er h'.ii.'
deaths. The d -a-l.s in tin t.,e d-;nng the
sear rndtn l n.lr 1 IV. m-'f f-om
causes as . f. .;..: Tr.hei i u!o..i?. 44.
tsphold f; -. .1.-. nic-inij'tW and spinal
disease. II.': .1 rii"eii, ti. s.ar'.t fver.
TS: sniallv") ' i'f th- tnt::l ni uiber of
births d ir - R the salt'" ear til l"ti
13 ILI were iia and l.'uV.t weie femal. s
Only wer.- ci.lore.l clni.'ren and Inc'ud-d
were two sets of tin. In t' e total niim-
W ef births d..r;r. the ,;,M vear there
were "' s 'f twins f the. .4 w ers
n.ale and f. male. Thrre 't' six sets
of triplets. 'f the eighteen chiidrtn lie
longing to the I'tplet births. 4 - r males
and 13 fen.a'ea.
Waths of tuberculosis rnn.rr4 the
previous ear and M the last - ear.
The triplets reported to fie health in
spector were hoi n in the follow lug towns,
one eet in raiii t-.n AJams. Ul tra. Pei
vldere. Minder., l-nrulu and Hast ni
Trarkfn' oaataaal liee ttrela. at thst place. The fight tx-curred as the
Xi ea.iier nmuniitfe of toe stale , pi t,a we e returning to ti eir hiiiiks. hav
iriiial ord he. I a n-cet.iig a'ter tne ing been over to the i;Uise ! set
djeumment t" eular terst meet- j iDcrriii There were n er itr t..a-
U a4 LBMlsd aui)rtaluUul-.ct Lrab -
American Barrfssfi JOepr&cnbalivcc?
to Meet jP3 Nebraska 3aidss72.
.-,,Ju.m.:. - . iLratAeal a iH i la aMall aTt ' "111 if fm r Yl 1 ! II Jirillf
Gco WtutclccA -BALTirropz
iSrcrffjry Aznrrirjii Baj-ASi'n
1 Three member of the executive cornmit
i tee of the American Bar assocation will be
1 In attendance Tuesday and Wednesday of
i thla week at the eleventh annual gather
I Ing of the Nebraska State Bar association.
I The three are the secretary of the Amerl-
can aasociai.'on. floorsre Whltelock of Bal-
tlmore; I.ynn Helm of Ixs Angeles. Cal..
j and Ralph W. Breckcntirice of Omaha.
Mr Whltelock la an eastern attorney of
wide repute as a puhlic speaker, aa well aa
a lawyer, and the position of secretary of
the American Bar association is In Itself
alone sufficient to make a man well known
In legal circles. Mr. Helm la one of the
moat active and prominent lawyers on the
Pacific slope. He Is president of the Cali
fornia Bar association, a position to which
he waa elected a few weeks ago.
The presence at the coming convention
of these men was ecured by the third
member of the executive committee re
ferred to. Ralph Breckenrldtre. Mr. Breck
enrldge wa elected a member of the na
tional association's committee at the last
convention at Chattanooga.
He has been a Nebraska attorney for
more than a ecore of years, although
acarcely yet middle-aged, and he has
gained national reputation by papers and
article on the necessity of reform In crim
inal procedure, on which he holds view
more In accord with laymen's than wyh
the opinions of a majority of lawyers, who
cling tenaciously to the established prac
tice and procedure, and who seem to love
official red tape, the law's delay and
"nloe" points of hair-splitting technicality.
But Mr. Brecksnrldge view are not. far ,
away from thoae enunciated by Prealdent :
Taft upon several occasions. I-ately Mr.
BreckanrMge'a nam has been In the pa
per aa one of the several attorney talked
of In connection with the vacancy In the
Eighth United States circuit court.
Mr. Whltelock will address the Nebraska
convention Wednesday morning on 'Prece
dents In Ex -President," particularly with
respect to their career at lawyers after
leaving the Whits House. Mr. Helm will
be heard In the afternoon on "Nationalism
A Study of the American V nlon."
Other speaker before the convention will
be President Charlee B. Ryan of the Ne
braska State Bar association, who will give
the annual ex -officio address; Judge B. F.
tree. who " will take Superintendent
Bishop' place on th committee, to par
ticipate in the deliberation of the meet
ing. Mr. Crabtree was present and Joined
with Superintendent Bishop, Mr. McDonald
and Prealdent Shellhorn In the meeting of
the committee. This constitutes both the
teaohsra' committee as nbw organised, and
as It will be after January i, when Super
intendent Crabtree takes hi place upon
the board of education.
The committee and President Spark of
the Chadron achool agreed to recommend
to the board at tt next meeting the fol
lowing: For grammar school critic teacher, Mr.
Leora A Ruatln of Lincoln.
For Intermediate critic teacher, Mlaa Kate
E. Drlscol of Valentine.
For secretary and assistant recorder, Miss
Elisabeth Pollock of the state superintend
State ITalverelty F1aaa(a
Two hundred and fifteen profeesors and
Instructor la the atate university receive
an aggregate salary of t2M.U? each year.
Thla la sn average of U.1TS per man per
tirnal Is COnt)
Chancellor Avers draws ,
fiOO annually, but his duties are wholly
administrative. The S3.) salaries go to j
each of seven deans. Un acting dean i
receives SJ.iJO and the other salaries are
K or less.
1 hiny-three- officers, whose dutira are
mlnl dmlnlstratlve. receive a total of
. -.. ..t. mailing an average oi per
' annum. These salaries range from that
. I of the chancellor at VvOi") to those of two
: tardent-rs who average S-.aj apiece. Twenty -j
two of the thirty-three receue over J; .
j The following table nhowa the ma&tmum.
minimum and average salaries paid in
' id in ti'.iial officers.
with the n.imuer ol
,u. Man. Win. Ac.
lb-ana . ; Sjwk ti .
, Acting 1 $.:.) -
' A-H.K-iate 1 .. l.s l,h-
1 litau .i-ot.-s;ors 1 Z . J..-i j
UruirlKUl 3i ;.! I I ."
I i l.l- .. ....
i A.)clate professors .. II !.' 1 If I
I 1 -"
'. Atiikisiant professors . . li l.-.i I. ti l.'
I A Aj uni t profcs..rs .. 1 l.- l.liti
i : fi io .....
Irstr j' tors 1 - ' -d
! 3 4n "jt . ...
Aksi3tnt instructor .. 1 4" . 4 s)
A.-ist juia 4J .)
I-. ,..!. s is ei 1
IIUI4I S 1.' -. il
Lsctuiers Z iv.
FRANC STABBED BY WESHNES
i m9t tile Viarriwra Kaaage la a
Derlag H hlrh ttae Is
PI.ATTSMt il'TII. Neb. I'ec :4 idpe.-ial. i
A s.abb ng aff'ay occurred at I.ouls-iile
Thursday mailt In whi.n Join P'anc. an
Auetran. wss wounded bv Wil. am Wesii
nes.'a Itussian. Both men have been em
ployed for some I'm tn tre M jrr ' y o.'ia-ry
jW U uguliia. bal rtaac tia.tJ to U
Lynn. Helm -zo&attveux
5 Zrzuher Expeutir Canuxutto
fialph WBreckenriJqe, ?
Omaea. Zfcznhrr lvuirr Com.
. , . . . , , 'elected new officers as follows: Venerable
Good, whose theme Is "Nefded Legislation consul. Julius Radebach: W. A.. Frank
and How to Obtain It." Judge Oood will I Miller: E. B.. B. G. Hermann: escort. H.
also make the comm:ttee report on leglsla- j f,.- Aufu" nf:
., . , . . , man. I-red. Kloth: sentry. Herman Wilde:
tlon. J. W. Sullivan will report for the manager. 1 years. George B. Sawtelle.
committee on Judiciary and T. J. Mahoney WEST POINT At the last regular meet
for the committee on ino,uirv. W. G. Hast- Ing of Steuben Lodge No. 40. of the Sons
Inn Is chairman of the committee on lent ! ' Herman, the following officers were
The sessions of the convention will be
held In the Knights of Columbus hall. see-
ond floor of the Board of Trade building.
The annual dinner will be Wednesday even-
Ing at the Rome. President Ryan will pre
side as toastmaster. The two visiting at
torneys from Ios Angeles and Baltimore
will answer toasts and so will John A. Rine,
city attorney of Omaha; John Lee Webster
and H. A. Brubaker of Superior. About the
usual attendance la expected at the con
vention. The officers of the Nebraska association
besides President Ryan are these: Secre
tary and treasurer. A. G. Elllck. Omaha:
executive committee, R. W. Breckenrldgw
of Omaha. S. P. Davidson of Tecumseh
and F. H. Woods of Lincoln. The banquet
committee Includes H. C. Moorehead, W. H.
Hatterorth and Clinton Brorae.
county attorney that Weehnes leaped upon
him without warning, bore him to the
earth and struck him blow after blow
with a knife, cutting him about the head
and face. Dr. Worthman waa called and
dressed Franc's Injuries.
Constable Cam Seybert of Louisville sr
rested Weshnes at the quarry yesterday
and brought him to Plattsmouth. This
morning Franc appeared before the county
attorney and signed a complaint, charging
Weshnes with assault with Intent to
Franc say there was no bad blood be
tween himself and Weshnes prior to the
cutting and that they had had no words;
that both occupied bunks at the quarry,
though not together. There were twelve
men. Mexicans. Russians and Austrlans,
In the same bunk, but so far as Franc
knew all were peaceable. The preliminary
was had this afternoon before Judge
Archer and Weshnes bound over to the
State Gives Schools
For Pay of Teachers
Fraction Over Seventy Cents a Person
Apportioned from Money Col
lected by the State.
. tFrom a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Neb.. I'ec. :4.. Special )
State Superintendent Bishop has announced
the semi-annual state a hool aDoortlon-
ment. A total of $a1.512!s) in apportioned
between the arlous counties of the state,
the funds to be used in pas Ing teachers'
salaries. The money is apportioned on
basis of hool population. There Is a total
of -V--J persona of school age In the
state. The rate per person is a fraction
over lei.ts. The following shows the total
'h nne .
I a v es
i lor.len . . . .
In rf leid . . ,
4 4-i Kearney ..
: yc n
4.? J"! S.'
- r Keith
, Kev a pa ha
i Kimball ..
1 K n.v
1 S14 vl I smrxster
M',' : I -Kan
S . ,,n
J VVi 4.'
TT4 Wi I
4 -.'4T .)
. ,!r. Nuckoii
.1 M "I
S. ". !
4 AiV !a
, l, . Ked Willow..
4 yfi il Hii'arilwin ..
a i :i ,.;'v, k
v , valine
- 4 4r. t-sunders ....
I I IS tin "COttBbluff ..
ti 71.1 Si.endan
j - t-tanton
177 K3 J "r
; , ;.i Thomas
J i, si Thurston .:..
H io.0 el lev
J T".i i.-'I'ington
1 -X f.i Vk'et.ster
li b York -.
J 4Ks ol
: i. 77
; let 42
; v.m oi
Z I -V.
: '.sj 7y
i,a7l'. ! !
lii.kni . . .
J "VI -
rbraatta Vest efew.
V ' Kl 1 1 - 1 ' k i. -I-V C V 1 . ' l.
wu"i4ud las vwaau-fUia lrrit
annl' ' tsar at
in this ri;
i v , n inar.
j VI! KiF:l' . II Irrl. formxrlv ,.f j
!ti f..ro dio.i at Miin.pi ah. i "ei-eni-r .
!'"w!in.!K.n.. Mn.,n.r of M,.j
; f .M have Nmclu tli. .-... k an.l
Iff t'c lo!)i,k,.rth f; Uirph M-"--an. l-
loimiMnv a n.At ric. - j
I SKVVAHI. ...M.-t. K".!.er s,o-.. da-n.l.. !
T Mr iin-1 Mn JmiM fHo.r. of M"fM,
r iiinrnl m rmii Mrinirr tf .M u t
rt'H'k. Neb., on VMniie, v.
X." l. n I ' w U" a i ITV I I V Clu... ell r-m i .
dnt i'f the M-r hants National bank. ha
'in to lia'.v t in'l ih wml'T. His
h'-alth hn.s hern NHr for scrraJ cars.
NKMP.A-KA ITV-K. A Hr"n. f iriii-r i
ownT hihi pui'iis'icr or ibp iai.y iTess. i
m ilMnKi r'iisl ill at h
h.i'c m this cit
1l is euff.niiu from an aita'K "I pnu- i
mnla. .was li-f naaa-1
NKHIIASKA flTV-Hctt U l.w.n. hH.I In .v.,n, , .,.
jail here to ascertain if he ..as n.M s.dntcl
at a. -me rf tl;.- various .:,. , where he Vtitrn 8amue f lus br.-th.ts i ro.1.i.-m .
confessed lie had .-nmmlttul various) un- a package of a-iici and ci .41.!
lawf.il acts, he." Wn r.-leaed. ixch-r life.- sai l 1 ..1 ul ,1.1 iter 11
PKRI-W K. Majors a jnemb-r of i ,,r)W,ip, rrn,,..n aln-iia- -a.-ks la.d
the t.ran.1 Armv of the i:t'ih.l.' 1'ost No. . ... - ....
of iVru. has i.rcn annlnted a.d-l. , sd accumulated ti-.e ma.'oi'lt of the cards
camp on the utaff of 1 eiart ment v'oni- i when he !o.k.l up to f r.1 lh.- T.r:d' :-it
mander John l- Pi. ncr of -rac'tse ' ,K , . . r '
..... ... standint; In the do,,rwa- i-r t;-e office sm 1-
X KT POINT- Marriaae ij. -crises ha- 1 . .
Ke..n i..,,l ,k. . 1, .
I.eiy and Miss sli Kbcl. to
John and Mis Acu.uta ScnuU a-d to Krec
man t'adweil and M ss Anna Panl.rn-
I'KRf-Ros.-oo BUnkinship of rrn. who
ha been ernploved in a hank at S. recuse,
has been elected cashier of a hark-. at
Wray. Colo., at a mwch better nalarv and
will begin l-.is new wjrk the f-rst of ti e
SK WARD- I .on Kempf.-r. who live, l
est Blue. Seward county, while standing I
II a step ladder and holdinx a sharp ax j
. t.i- . . . . . . . . . 1
In his hand, fell and in landing on the
floor grasped the blade with Ins hand, a.-mre-t
NKRfiAi-KA CITV-MIss Ir.na Hazel
owning. only .lauarhtcr of the late Charles
I'ownlng. as niairl.d at Wenatchee.
Wash.. yest-r.la to r'laience 'reigr of
that place. The couple will make their
NKBRASK A MTV In itatlons have been
Issued by Mrs Keller to the we.idina of
her daughter. Miss srhis I. Keller, to
John H. Johnson, which takes place at
the home of the bride's mother nfar t?yra-t-use.
Thursday le.-ember -V
NKBRASK A CITY The remains of
Charles Bulger, who died at New Hamp
shire. Mo., where he was called to attend
the funeral of his mother, were brought
to this city yesterday afternoon for in
terment. The funeral was held from the
home of his niother-tn-law. Mrs. Iow.
NEBRASKA CITY The Woodmen Circle
of the Woodmen of the World, elected
the following officers: CJuardlan Helen Pol
log; clerk. Anna Vansolow; banker. Nina
Ba.ler: attendant. Kmma Vansolow. Musi
cian. Edna Bocksrocker: I tJ.. Un Van
solow: o. S.. Maud (Jamlln. physician.
Dr. Frank S. Marnell.
j WF.ST POINT West Point Camp No.
11'44. Modern Wooodmen of America have
electee for the ensuing year: President,
r. L. Ruediger; vice-preeeldent. E. M. Von
Seifgern; recording secretary. Peter Pc.el
lett: financial secretary. Herman Koch;
treasurer. Frank Johnson; trustee. Michael
WEST POINT-West Point Tent No. art.
Knights of the Maccabees, heid a regular
meeting last evening and elected the fol
lowing new officers: sir knight com
mander. J. F. Zajtcek: sir knight lieuten
ant commander. Charles Sass. record
keeper. J. TT. Hansen: finance keeper J.
C. Hansen: chaplain, P. F. O Sullivan;
trustee. J. C. Elliott.
NEBRASKA CITTTWack Kinsley of Au
burn has been arrested and Jailed here
on the charge of steeling a grip from a
traveling man at the Watson hotel. He is
also wanted for the stealing of a watch
and some Jewelry of a young woman at
Auburn. The watch haa been recovered
from a party to whom he sold It.
WEST POINT The public and parochial
schools of West Point have been closed on
account of the presence Id the eitv of
scarlet fever, which, however. Is limited to
five mild cases. The board of health, how
ever, demmed It advisable, especially on
account of the nearness of the holidav, to
close the schools and thu prevent any
possible spread of the disease.
NEBRASKA CITT-Herman Koch, a
farmer, residing near I nadllia. yesterday
filed a suit In the district court against
his neighbor. Philip Henderson asking
tB.oOe, because of the language which his
neighbor applied to him In the presence of
a number of witnesses and accused him of
taking aome- of his stock. Koch also filed
a complaint against Henderson to keep
NEBRASKA CITY-Howard O. Davis as
sistant cashier of the Bank of Berlin, who
had been suffering with an Infected hand
was taken to .Syracuse, where his hand
the office from heart failure after the
operation .Mr. Iavls was . years of age
was operated upon again and he died In
and for the last ten year had been con
nected wlih the bank. He leaves a widow
'?d.w 4v.r-old " He was a member
or the Masonic lodge at Syracuse The
funeral was held today under the direction
of that order.
uPE,U'lJ-i"t. wmd. Mr. and Mrs.
H. W. Bedell were married twenty-five
years and aa a recognition of this happy
event, they received from Miss Mei!a
Bedell a silver service set that had been
presented to Rev. B. Bedell, thlr father
on the occasion of hia twenty-fifth wedding
anniversary by the people of his churcn
In Ohio, of which he was their pastor.
During the evening the member of the
v oman Relief corpa called upon them
and left a beautiful allver tray as a alight
expression of their good will
Mrs. Tkeauu A Ike as.
FHENAXDOAH. la.. D. 14 t.Opedal.l
Mrs. Thomas Aiken died suddenly at her
home In this city Friday morning. Phe
had been In Council Bluffs for some time,
taking treatment for cancer of the breast,
and Thursday night she returned with her
husband, apparently Improved. Friday
morning she awoke early and asked her
husband to get her a cup of coffee, wh'ch
he did. When he returned to the bed she
appeared to be asleep. He did not awaken
her then, but when she continued to sleep
he became alarmed and again went to the
bed. when he found that she had passed
away. She was In her sixty-fourth yesr.
A daughter. Margaret. Is Seriously ill in the
Jennie Kdmundson hospital In Council
Council Bluffs, where she was recently
operated on for appendicitis
Major Ies.der Clark.
TOLEDO. la . Dec. U (Special -MaJor
Iander Clark, for whom Ieander Clar'.
college of this place was named, and who
benefactor of the college and a
!!. pioneer lowan, died here today, aged 8". In
1 t' 1 ,S"B We",rn co,1'(te was a stnggllng de
s'lsil 31 j nom national school, facing a crisis that
3 144 is ' threatened to carrv It down. Major Clark
1 csrno forward with a donation of lxwn
,n' ,n school's name was changed to
o j Iander Clark college. i
A. . Miller.
SHENANDOAH. la.. Tc. 14. -( (special -A.
A. Miller, proprietor of the Delmonico
hotel. d:el yesterday afternoon at 4 JO.
after an i!lne of three weeks, rie disease
being pleuro-pneumonia. He Is survived by
liis wife, mother, four brothers nd four
Ullll.. K. rest.
William F. Tent, a railroad engineer, died
at the Hotel Howard Saturday morning.
The body m II be taken to Grand island
for burial. Mr. Fent was M years old and j
had been a well known engineer on the I
Union Pacific for a long time.
Jowepk l-'rleSes walsl.
BALTIMORK. Md . Dee. 4. tpe.ial TtX
tg.ain.) Joseph Fnedennald. president of
li.e Crown Cv.rk and 5-l company, died
! here today. The company has a number
f branches throughout the country, ens
ol which Is ln Omaha.
Tus kUy te ia ituauoo its Waot Ada. 1
Taft Stops Gamoling
in Waiting Room of
the White House
Tnrcf Kewiboys U'ho Were Matchir.j
CigTftte Picture! CrlTCH Chrir.t-
mu PrfSfntS bv PrfSlder.t.
AF " ' S' :T 'N ' :i ;'-:'
th- W :H H-mi-w ta a broken i. fo.,iv bv
ivH)1nt Tuft. h.t litr r' n "!
f'fc.i rr f ripe s t
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t'-i' Vhite H ... . a-1 t1 e
l-.en tho . alil t.-la-.
, rv ask-.l
. s. 1 1 e prcs (!
i'l" ismns 1 1.' .
I i in
t eai? in lit nnt fM'tn. m":!' Mi
aown 011 i ieiii.
1 ce president, took them ir.to his oft.-
wi.ere he aae them preserts and his lest
wis es for a merry (. hnMTii an.l a happ .
1-ater Mr Taft joined other belated
Mtrnfo-ptr nf Pl'roa of
ill V O ItJl V UI JL 1XCS clL
TIT t . 4 s si
Incendiary Blust Started by Woman
Who Became Insane After Has-
band Deserted Her.
SIOI X FAI.L S7Tl.ec -.Special
A chance remark by a demented woman.
It I." believed has solved the rv-sterv snr-
rounding the orlrln of several recent fire"
at the town of Wessir.gton. which c-e i
rvery evidence of having been purposely
set. Vntil the demented woman made the
chance remark It was feared the town had
to confront the problem of hunting down
a malicious "firebug."
The d-'inented woman Is .Mrs. Sanbtirn.
who recently became lnane throuah
worrying over the disappearance of her
husband, who left Wesslmtton several
weeks ago after s-ating that he was goln
to a point some miles awav to work. He
never appeared at the place Indicated and
since leaving Weseington has not been
seen or heard from. His wife was left In
destitute circumstances and the hardship
experienced by her In eating for herself
and small children caused her to lose her
After she had been adjudged insane and
ordered taken to the state hospital for
the Insane at Yankton she made the
chance temark. which, coming to the ears
OI trie authorities nss rnnvlnri lhn
that the Incendiary fires were all set by
her. Her remark was In the form of a
question, and was. "Do people say that I
set those fires?"
When questioned further her talk be-
came more rambling, during which she
stated that sue didn't like the
"Jack (her husband) dancing with ot
women." The last Incendiary fire was set
at the rear of a large building which is
used as a public hall, and In which a
dance was ln progress at the time It wis
discovered the buildlns was on fire. Mrs.
Sanburn lived ln a little house Just across
the alley from the building.
In her unbalanced condition of mind, and
with the cheerless surroundings of her
home, she evidently got the Idea that her
husband was mingling with the gay throng
of danecrs while he left her in her humble
home. In a fit of Jealousy and as an act
of retaliation she Is believed to have made
her way unobserved across the alley and
set the haUl building on fire.
In support of the belief that the poor,
demented woman was the mysterious fire
bug. It Is noted that there have been no
other incendiary fires since she was taken
Into custody and taken before the County
Board of Insanity.
Persistent Advertising Is tha Road to
Claims Katat-e of Dr. Atkins.
CINCINNATI. O.. Dec. N. Claiming to
be the common law wife of Dr. Louen V.
Atkins, who waa shot and killed in Chi
cago two montha ago by Dr. T. M. Rainey.
his former business partner. Mrs. Florence
Atkins filed an application for letters of
adminisir.it or. In the probate court here
today. The woman savs the eattte Is
worth S.V.orjo Or more.
Ces4g In tcaaSW
I - -
In the selection of clothes no matter what the pric?, the quality should always be the
first consideration in s-lectiou. 90 Per Cent of These Offerings are Hart, Schaffner &
Marx Clothes. This alone is proof iitive to those who know, as to what's what in the
quality and bargain worth of our pre-inventory sale offerings.
Our best wishes extends
not only from Christmas
to New YearSibut from
ISiew Years to Christmas
r Homo of
Store closed a 1 day
jTwiCe DeDOl'ted fr0Hl
1 r , rt
PaUailia and OllCC
' f 10111 NCW Yolk
Man Not Wanted on Isthmus Becomes
Human Shuttlecock in Hands
NEW YORK. Dec. 24 Ti e immlgi ation
authorities at Kllis island apparently have
today a problem on their hands In disposing
of the case of Benjamin Rosenbaum. a Tor-
mer New Yorker, who has been something
1 or a huttlecock between here and the
1st hum of Panama since last July. He went
'to tiie isthums from here In that month.
'twice deported by the Panama authorities
and once by the rmted States Immigration
officials and todav is back here again, ar-
nving on the steamer Advance, following
M. .ron,, avnnrtation from Panama.
nosenbaum s troubles arose through eer-
tain charges preferred against him by secre,
service officials ln Panama. The authorities
on ,he Istnmu9 onl,r(, him deported, and
when he arrived here lie was put under
await trial. Later the bond was recalled
ana on vcmoT i. ne was aeporteo. v nen
; he rea-nd Panama, he was promptly Jailed
; again and deported by the' Panaman gov-
Scientists to Pass on
Peary's Polar Proofs
House Naval Affairs Committee Will
Select Hen to Express Opinion
WASHINGTON. Dec. :4 Another phae
of the proposed honoring of Captain Rb-
. . " . , ,
ert E. Peary with a staff rear admiral-
ship In recognition of his Arctic achieve-
ments developec' today. It was said that
w hat he presents as proofs of having
reached the North pole, together with
other testimony, may be passed upon
other scientists at the Instance , of
house naval affairs committee.
Captain Peary recently made known his
willingness to submit to congress the data
which he hai heretofore refuaed to submit
on account of publishing contracts. WJ-.en
they art submitted, at an early meeting of
the committee. It is suggested several
scientists should be asked to express their
opinion of evidence, the cientist to be
selected on the basis of not having figured
In the previous discussion and of unprelu
Persistent Advertising Is the Road to
Beginning Monday, Continues all Week
, 1 '
: r -.
Drastic pric43 reductions throughout our entire
stock of Men's and Boys'
Winter Suits and Overcoats
All the Men's Suits and Overcoats divided for
this big sale in six lots:
All $10 and $12..") Suits and Overcoat . .$7.75
All sft4.00 and $15 Suits and Overcoats. . .$9.75
All $1 and $20 Suits and Overcoats $13.75
All $22.50 to $27.50 Suits and Overcoats $17.75
All JU and $32.50 Suits and Overcoats . .$21.75
All $.'J5 and $40 Suits and Overcoats $2G.75
Xoue reserved, all
t f" Qf Discount
Monday, December 26th
Fatally Hurt by
Explosion of Stump
South Dakota Farmer Loads Stump
with Chemicals to Hasten Decay
and Accident Follows.
PIOI X FA1.I.S. 9. D.. Pec. 24. pe : 1.1
As an" outgrowth of following dir
' printed In a farm Journal as to how t
hasten the decomposition of stumps anc
: thus more quickly remove tiiem from l.ind
"' tne land could be rultivated, R. W
! M-Now r. a pioneer resident of the B'ael.
inu. wno recently removed to Waliervire.
j-'"'- perhaps fatally burned. Th old
Irnan r ln frm Journal that a
! mixture of nitric ami sulphuric acid poured
in, n"1'" br'1 stumps would hasten
. decomposition and thus easily and qulcklv
remove these obstacles to cultivation, lis
had -i:red a quantity of the mixture and
BtttT boring holes in half a doxen stumps.
; Put ""'- ' h mixture and plugged
up the holes. While passing by one of
1 he tump8 on '"" ' home he -'PI'J
, to look at It. and Just as he stooped over
an explosion occurred. This 1s believed to
have resulted when the moisture in th
stump untied with the acid. The plug
struck the old man in the forehead and
a qaantlty of the deadly acid was dashed
into Ms face, burning him so seriously
that practically no hope I held out for
I his recovery.
Brjee Rail for 4ew York.
LONDON. iJec. 24 Jan.r Brvce. British
ambassador to the I'nlted States, and Mrs.
Bryce sailed for New Vork on the Cedrle
lodav. They were accoinpanll ty W. 1.
C. G'.adstune. a grandson of William
F-w-art Uiudatone. who will spend six
months ln Washington as an honorary at
tache to the British em hast. v.
Rrarari Rot with Trolley Hose.
, COLUMBUS. O.. Dec. 24. When Beymour
j Borrer was taking an Interurban car to
in od' '"f Pul Mrtin'
s-vear-old boy. sink Into the Scioto jiver.
Borr,r cut the trolley rope looee and.
using It a a lasso, dragged the boy to (he
"I hould feel guilty of In
gratitude 1f I did not tell of tha
benefits I have derived from Hod Sar
saprrllla. Five ugly and painful ab
acesae formed ln the lower part of my
abdomen. I was confined to my bed
thirteen weeks, and the pain was almost
unbearable. A neighbor suggested that I
try Hood Saraparllla, which I did. I
began to Improve Immediately, th ab
Bcee began to heal, and I took the
medicine until I was well." John Wal
lace. Field fec. T. M. C. A.. Plttton. Pa.
Get It todav. ' In usual liquid form or
chocolated tablets called
tu s.ouc. i a v. 'v,-
I, , ,1 m ..i.ii JCJs.
our suits and overcoats go.
on all boys and ff" Qf
suits and o'coats JljO
SToarantee is a
feature of every
trans art ion.
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