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The Omaha Daily Bee
I Looking Backward
This Day In Omaha
For Nebraska Fair and roc-It i
For Iowa Fair and cooler.
. Thirty Twenty Tn Tear are
I -eitorial Ptgs Sf Eick la sue
OMAHA, MONDAY MORNING, JULY 17, TEN PAULS.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
TO WET THE STA'i 'K
So(ri Platte Section is Again Visited
Sanday Morula j by Welcome
XAXSAS IS ALSO SOAKED
Eastern Section of the Sunflower State
Has Good Eaia.
IS WELCOMED BY FARMERS
Orowinj Crops Are Given Another
Good Boost in Many Sections.
RAIN COSTDniES ON SUITDAY
Ball nii a Jiftfrtl of the Towns
La NrbraiLa Arr tailed Off Wkra
tho Rai u MiLn the Grounds
The South Platte auction of Nebraska and
tht eaat half of Kansas were given a good
soaking Saturday niifht and Sunday m rn
Ing. On the eastern division of the I'n'.on
Pacific lu Kansas rain fell to a depth of
from one-eighth to two and one-half inches.
There was a sprinkle from Central City
to Urend Island, with one-half Inch from
Grand Island tj North i'latte.
Kaln also fell on the t'nlnn Pacific branch
from North Platte to Northport. Half an
Inch fall at Cheater and Blue Hill. An inch
felt at Ed far.
At Grand Ijland rain began to fall Sun
day just before the ball game, forcing the
players and spectators to seek shelter from
the downpour, which thoroughly soaked
The ball game at Seward was stopped
by rain Sunday.
Soma of the towns where rain felt Sunday
MASON CITY RESTAURATEURS
SELL MILK BELOW GRADE i
j While Cushlng's death reveals the first
Proprietors f Tare Cafea Par Flaea . native case of cholera in the present epl
aad Others Will Plead demlc. three deaths from the disease have
Today. j occurred at Swinburne island in the last
j three days. According to Dr. Doty, six
MASON CTTT. la., July !.-( Special.)- I other can exlst at Que"- Two of
Inspector O. M. Thompson dropped down.
on the restaurant and lunch counter keep- lm a no accora wun mat or
era Thursday and bad warrants issued for Charles Dushkind. counsel for immigrants,
their arrest, charged with selling milk that wh recently made charges against Dr.
was not up to standard. Saturday was the Do'v tnt Investigated by a
day of reckoning and the proprietors of PcIal commission. Mr. . Dushkind at
the Delmonlco, Vermllya cafe and McBrlde ! tempted at the Inquiry to prove r Charles
cafe stepped np to the captains office and ,' Leavltt. a carpenter at Hoffman Island,
paid a One of f and costs. Monday more ' that there are ten new cases there. Leavltt
of etnwlnikftiJbeir ptea. It to ,taed 1 ld " had heard such a l-port, bot Ud
that Ihere Is hardly a restaurant keeper ! nt no how authentic it was.
In this part of the state who sells mllk'
ZXJJZITZZZ i State Refuses to Take
and th bottom, la nothing stronger than i Marri rlr Pnnnf tr Pftnrlo
VICIOUS HOG ATTACKS MAN
Eraest FY ant of Brysst, . D., ltte
r Aalaial aad May Die of
SIOUX FALLS, S. T.. July IS. (Special.)
Ernest Frahm,, a well known farmer liv
ing near Bryant, had a thrilling fight with
I m vicious bog and narro
J his lire. As It was he wi
I and blood poisoning now
he may yet have to f
vicious hog and narrowly escaped with
was severely bitten.
ties developed and
fight for his life.
During the fight Frahm was able to grasp
a hammer which had been left near the
point where he was attacked by the hog,
and with this he rained blow after blow
upon too bead of the hog until It had
been killed, thus saving hlmseif from more
ALLEGED SWINDLER IS HELD
J. J. Doctor la Caajrced wlta Caaalnar
toeoral lortklesa Cheeks at
SIOCX FALLS, 8. D..MuIy 1 -(Special.)
J., J. Doctor, recently arrested at Davis,
S. t., aad brought back to Sioux Falls,
has bean held for trial at the next term of
the ntate circuit court on the charge of
obtaining money under false pretenses. The
offesso la alleged to hare been committed
in Juae, when be issued a number of
checks, aggregating about 1100. The checks
draws on tne first national Dana
of Haw arden. Is,, tn which it Is alleged
the defendant had no money.
Dmaod Cader Hay Leaoer.
CLAJtENCE. Ia.. July H. Special.)
Clarence Young, a young farmer ft near
here, u badly and It may prove fatally
Injured yesterday when the team he was
driving to a bay loader ran away, entan
gling him tn the machine and dragging blm
a loog distance.
TOR VFBRA8K A Probably fair.
rOR IOWA Fair.
Teaaaerataro at Omaha Yesterday.
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Comparative Loeal Record.
1911. 110. 1909. U08.
7 7 i J
72 7 71
7j i ; :
T . a .0j
Highest yesterday ..
Luwnat yesu-rtlay ...
Temperature and precipitation departures
from the normal:
Normal temperature TT
Deficiency for, the day
Total excess since March 1 Kg
Normal precipitation 13 Inch
Deficiency fr the dav n men
Total ralrfall '.n- March I.... S. 13 inches
Deficiency since March 1 8. II Inches
Deficiency for cor. period. 1M.. II. U Inches
Deficiency for ror. period, lad . .08 Inch
T Indicates trace of precipitation.
I A. WLH. Local Forecaster.
I i Hour.
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1 N02THUXSTZRN ATTORXZY WHO
BENJAMIN T. WHITE.
Death of Watchman
From Cholera Causes
Tl P !" '
. r ear ot an tpidemic
T v n a. tr
Increasing Number of Cases at New
York Quarantine Station Creates
NEW YORK. July H. The death today
cf Patrick Cushing, a resident American
j and former day watchman at Hoffman
island quarantine station, from Asiatic
j cholera, ha aroused arprehenslon In New
j York of the spread of the scourge and vtg-v
orous steps were taken to stamp out pos
sible sources of Infection.
' Health Officer Doty says there Is no
i cause for alarm. A strict quarantine has
been established at th- home of Cushing's
widow and four children.
In the opinion of Mr. Doty. Cushing con
tracted the disease from a cholera carrier,
as there had been no recognized case of
cholera on Hoffman Inland for seventeen
days prior to his leaving there. As soon
as the fimt case occurred among passen
gers of the detained steamer, Moltke, Dr.
Doty instituted a search for Cushing and
learned he was in the hospital.
A deputy health pfficer examined Cush
ing and ordered his removal to the Swin
burne island hospital, where he died.
these are serious.
Objection is Raised to Low Rate of
Interest and Another Election
May Be Necessary.
CENTRAL CITY. Neb.. July IS. (Spe
cial.) Will it be necessary to hold another
bond election before Merrick county can
begin building the new court house for
which Jlflit.O") was voted at the special elec
tion of May 31 last? This is the question
that confronts the Merrick county Board
of Supervisors. When the election was
called the proposition specified that the
bonds should draw but 4 per cent Interest.
Now the state has declined to take the
bonds at so low a rate, and no private
capital sems willing to be risked on the
proposition. The board has determined to
go ahead and advertise for bids on the
bonds now that they have been registered,
but the prospects of selling them are scant
At the election In May the proposition
carried by an overwhelming vote and there
la much regret now that the rate of In
terest was placed so low.
Die in an Explosion
Cascade Coal and Coke Company's
Working at Sykesville, Pa.,
Scene of Accident.
DUBOIS. Pa.. July Twenty-two men
are dead a ethe result of an explosion in
the mine of the Cascade Coal and Coke
company at Sykesville, near here. Six
bodies have been brought out and eleven
more are ready to be brought up. All are
foreigners but three. The cause of the ex
plosion has not been determined.
WIFE MURDERER WILL
BE HANGED AT LAST
Charle Hlekmaa Refasea Reqaest of
Daaahter to Withdraw rharsree
BEAVER. Pa.. July 1. Charles Hick
man, wife murderer, will be hanged here
Hickman shot his wife in the street, was
65 j convicted of first degree murder and sen-
. . ft, tenced to be hanged here more than a
.. ti year ago. Meanwhile he has escaped from
.. 7" I jail twce. but was captured each time fol-
7 lowing a chase.
1 Hickman's case has been before the high
ly) est courts and the pardon board. Today
.. 78 14-year-cld daughter visited him and re
. 7 quested that he deny charges against her
.. 78 mother made before the pardon board.
.. 7S Hickman refused, and sobbing, the girl
75 lift htm for the last time.
i UNIDENTIFIED BODY OF
WOMAN FOUND IN RIVER
Boya Find I. aldeatlf led Body
Chlld'o Point oa the S. L.
j though she were still unmarried. Without
The badly decomposed body of a womaa ! having given any warning, she arranged
was found yesterday afternoon on the to bo accompanied by a duenna on her
Wiley farm near Child's point by some ' honeymoon, and it was only on their ar
buys who were fishing The body, which rival at Venice that he discovered that his
was taken in charge by the coroner of wife had asked an elderly friend to await
Sarpy county, had evidently been there for ' thera and to stay at the hotel with them,
a long time. It was found In the river Count Tlsta. believing his wife had been
about S o'clock. - studying eon temporary literature wtta too
Counsel for Northwestern Spends
Afternoon on Golf Links and Re- ,
turning Home, Passes Away.
HEALTH RECENTLY OF THE BEST
J Returned Late in March After Spend-
! ingr Winter in South,
iHAD WIFE AND FIVE CHILDREN
Oldest Son at Douglas, Wyo., at Time
SEIZED WITH PAIN IN THE HEART
Doctor Is Called, bat Patieat Soe
Ufroart Coronations, Dying
A boat Twenty Mlaatea
Later la Kvealag.
Benjamin T. White, aged 80 years, gen
eral attorney for the Northwestern Rail
way co pany west of the Missouri river.
I w stricken with m
ftf th. ('mint .I,,H
was stricken with neuralgia of the heart
g an afternoon of golf
at the Country club Saturday and died at
I nla nome at 8 45 o'clock Saturday night.
j Mr. wnlte left nls ofa
western headquarters Saturday at 1 o'clock
and went to the Country club, where he
ate a light lunch and after a short rest
went .out on the golf links, accompanied
by N. H. Loomls, W. F. Ourley ar.d frank
Brogan, and engaged in a nine-hole match,
as had been arranged earlier in the week.
At no timeld the. men exert themselves,
having two hours and a half to complete
the game. The men parted and Mr. White
went home In an automobile, reaching there
at about :15 o clock. He was .met at the
door and reminded of an engagement 'he
! had for the evening.
He, however, was
suddenly seised with a pain ui his heart.
He went to his room at once. His condi
tion was such that Dr. J. 8. Alexander was
at once caUed by Mra. W hile. The physi
cian stayed wilh Mr. While until the end.
Mr. White became unconscious about
twenty minutes before death.
Aspareatly la Good Health.
For the last few weeks Mr. White had
been In the best of health and had re
marked about It several times. He had been
troubled with his heart since February,
1910. but of late had not experienced any
bad feeling. In October. 1S10, his health
necessitated a trip south. He remained
there until December 23, when he returned
homo for the holidays and went back south
until March 23.
Mr. White was born In Wisconsin nn
February J, isn. When Dut a chud
he was taken to the Pacific coast by his i
parents in a covered wagon. He remained
in the west for a few years and went to
New York. He received his early education
to the common schools in Blnghatnton and
Elmlra. N. Y. Later when the west began
to grow ho followed tne tourists and homo
seekers and taade 4n Iora. He remained
to Iowa for a few years and came to Ne
braaka. Working days to earn a livelihood,
Mr. White managed to get Into law offices
during his spare time and thus early picked
up a knowledge of law. Hla night studying
was not In vain, for In October. 1884. he was
admitted to the Nebraska bar. Immedi
ately after being admitted Mr. White went
to Norfolk, Neb., where he entered into
partnership with H. C. Brome of Omaha.
He remained In Norfolk four years. Janu
ary I. 1888, he was married to Alice A.
Schwenk of Norfolk. In November of the
same year he came to Omaha and was ap
pointed assistant to General Attorney John
Hawley. On the death of Mr. Hawley
William B. Sterling was mad. general at-
,.ur7 uu r. wnite was made
Becomes Geaeral Attoraey.
In the fall of 1S37 Mr. White succeeded
Mr. Sterling as general attorney for the
Northwestern lines west of the Missouri.
He had held that office ever since. At
the time Mr. White went Into the employ
of the railroad company It was then the
Fremont, Elkhom A Missouri Valley Rail
way company, but under the supervision
of Mr. White the Northwestern Railway
company secured the lines. At the time
of his death Mr. White had aa hla as
H. Dunham and Herman in
Mr. White was probably one of the beat
k i w t T
nown men In Omaha. He was a member
of the Country club, the Field club. Omaha
club and the Commercial club. He was
not a memhM- nf anv fw ... ti v o nereDy lunner enuorse me aanunis-
not a member of any fraternity. He was j tr&tioa of our jovernor, Chester H. Aid
not an enthusiast over golf, but played ! rich.
the game for the exercise he derived from I Wa further hereby endorse the record
it. It was ms custom to go out to the
Country club every Saturday afternoon
with the three men who played with him
Klrke. the oldest eon, at the time of his
father s death was in Douglaa, Wyo..
spending his vacation. He was wired afT
once and left last night for home and win
arrive In Omaha some time today. Mr.
White la survived by his widow, three
daughters, Gwendolyn. Jean and Ruth, and
two sons. Kirks and Horton. Funeral ar
rangements have not been made.
Omm ollae Exploaloa la Fatal.
NEW HAHTFORD. Ia.. July li. (Spe
cial.) Edward Needham, a former old resl-
I . V u n . . . ,
. -T -. !. " . "
I and Mrs. Needham was badly burned tn an
I explosion of gasoline at their home in Lake
Preeton. 8. D., according to a telegram
received here today. A later message said
Needham died this morning. The explo
sion occurred while Needham waa filling
a gasoline stove while It waa burning.
Count Stefan Tisza in the
Role of Neglected Husband
VIENNA. July 1. (Special Cablegram.
Vienna society Is enjoying an unkiased
bride" story which has gotten Into the
divorce courts. The bridegroom Is Count
Stefan Tiaaa. a younger member of one
of the best known aristocratic families In
Hungary. Hs recently contracted an al
liance witu tho Countess Ilona Csaky, and
the bridal pair left for their honeymoon
after the usual rejoicings. But to the hus-
i band's amassment, the bride behaved as
From the Washington Star.
WEBSTER COUNTY FOR NORRIS
Republican Convention Approves
Work of Congressman.
50 CHOICE jQ' PRESIDENT
i . - - "
RaoolatlOBS Eadorse Administratis
of GeTtraee Aldrleh ad Lesjls
ltle Record of State
RED CLOUD. Neb.. July l.-Spec1al.)
The republican county convention met tn
the court house Saturday afternoon at 1
o'clock. John B. Stancer was elected chair
man and Daniel M. Garber secretary. The
following delegates were electel to the
state convention: O. J. Warren, Henry
Dledrlch. 8. R. Florance. Iled Cloud; W. E.
Thome, Bladen; G. W. Hummel, Garfield;
W. C. Fraham. Blue Hill; A. F. Hartwell,
Inavale; I. W. Crary, Guide Rock; G. G.
The following resolutions were adopted:
We, the republicsns of Webster county, in
convention assembled, hereby express our
faith and confidence in the republican
I party, believing that the future of our
country, both state and nation, is sale and
secure in the future, as in the past, under
the control and guidance of the grand old
party. Therefore, be it resolved:
L We have faith to believe and hereby
trust to the leaders of our party In the
state and nation, acting under the instruc
tions of the people, to secure from among
our many great republicans a presidential
candidate able and qualified to lead our
I part to victory in .1912.
w nereb' end-rae the record of our
present cuiigrrBBiiiMii, uvuikc v.. ji i is,
iH ,,. ki. nt fny marker
In which he has upheld the rights of the
1 common people.
, ,wi A,.,, th. Hon J i &-.. of
'MAN DRAWN INTO "FLYWHEEL
' j, Taata. Threaher Mm.. ..t.l..
rraetem of Collarbone, Jaw
aad Three Rlho.
,. , jM .
DORCHESTER. Neb.. July l.6pedal.)
Tuat. a threaher man of this place,
met ""J?. erl?.U' mcclden thU fter"
awn .uii. in inms uu 1110 imtiti OI ATT
Huff, three and one-half miles north of
Stooping over to adjust a belt that had I
become loosened on the flywheel, his coat
tall caught in the wheel and drew him in.1
! breaking his collarbone, his jaw and three
ribs. One of tho broken ribs punctured
a lung. I
Yuata was rushed to a Lincoln hospital :
by an evening train. His condition is re
ported aa precarious. 1
much ardor, and was carrying out soma
of the freaks perpetrated by modern
heroines, submitted with the best grace
that he could master.
The duenna, who la a widow of a con
sul, never left the side of her friend, and
at Men tone the two women left the bride
groom ad took passage to Tangier, with
out any explanation.
Tired of his role of neglected husband,
Count Tisza returned to Hungary, and vis
ited a distant estate in order to escape
being questioned by friends. Countess Tissa
has now returned from her journey, and
her husband promised to forgive her esca-
pade If she would live with him without
The countess, however,
reiusao 10 go io ner nusuand s bouse and hlch have not been sold. The courts al
he has begun proceeding, against her is lowed SUl.Ouv for Carter's counsel fees and
the divorce court.
Good Road Boosters
Feast for Cannibals .
at the Den Tonight
Automobile Me to Turn Out in Force
to Boost the Good Cause '
.Automobile men an dgood roads enthusi
asts will occupy the time and attention of
Samson's bunch of cannibals and undergo
initiation Into the mysteries of the Gymk
hana at the Ak-Par-Ben den tonight. Al
though the good-roaders may already have
had some sad experience with bumps and
"thank-ye-marms," they have been prom
ised something altogether new In that line.
A large number of autolsts are expected
from out in the state, a number of auto
mobile clubs having accepted Samson's in
vitation in as warm a manner as it was
given. Among the towns already heard
from are Tekamah. Sutton, Lincoln. Blair,
Valley, P!att.mouth and Nebraska City.
An automobile parade, starting from Sam
son's downtown castle at Seventeenth and
Douglas streets at 7:30 o'clock, will be a
Near Central City
Asney Wilder, Twelve Years Old, is
Stricken with the Disease and
Dies in Few Hours.
CENTRAL CTTT. Neb.. July l.-(Spe-ctal.)
The community was somewhat
alarmed this week by the appearance of a
case of anterior polio myelitis, or Infantile
paralysis, which resulted fatally In a short
time. The victim was Asney, the 12-year-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilder. The boy
had been working tn the fields and was
apparently In the best of health, when he
waa attacked by the malady, and In less
than four days waa dead. There waa an
epidemic of this disease prevalent In this
part of tho state two years ago. particu
larly In Polk and Hamilton counties, with
soma cases here, and the people dreaded
Its reappearance. As soon as the nature
, of th wu known tn. coUntT Bo.nl
j f Het conTenwl ordered that BO public
! funeral should be held over th. body and
I placed the family and the premises under
; the strictest quarantine. No new cases
j ...mil n nrnDCU TUC Ull I
WUU-U nurli int lllU.
OF HIS DECEASED BROTHER
H. Francheve of Mason City
Deelares He Han .Not Beea Paid
MABON CITY, I. July 16 H. N. Fran
rhere of this city today filed a petition to
reopen the will of his brother, Alphonse
Franchere, who died last September leav
ing $5u0,0ti0 to brothers and sisters and to
charity, and cutting off the contestant
without a cent. The contestant alleges the
legatees promised to pay him So.000 If he
would not contest the will, but says the
money was not paid.
GOVERNMENT GETS $75,000
Department of J est Ice Aaaoaaees Re
covery of Money .from Gayaor
aad Greene. Con t meters.
WASHINGTON, July 11 Announcement
was made at the Department Of Justice
today that the government had recovered
STS.OuO from John F. Oaynor and Benjamin
V. Greene, the contractors who were con
victed of frauds with Captain OberUn M.
Carter In the Savannah harbor contracts
several years ago. Records show that ap
proximately SOuO.uuo bas been recovered from
r.nt.in rnr Tti sum include. kr.
ever, real totals and securities, soma of
FILINGS FOR JUDGESHIPS
Many Aspirants for Places on the
Bench in Nebraska.
COMPLETE LIST OF CANDIDATES
Secretary of State FomUb.ee !f aaaes of
Thooo Who Have Formally is.
aoaaeed Their Intention of
LINCOLN, July 16. Special.) Following
Is a complete list of filings for the dif
ferent state and judicial offices to be filled
this fall by election:
Republican Francis G. Hamer, Kearney;
Charles H. Letton. Fairbury; Joseph E.
Cobbey. Beatrice; William B. Rose. Lin
coln; Jesse L. Root, Plattsmouth; Ambrose
C. Epperson. Clay Center; Samuel P.
Davidson, Tecumseh: John M. Macfarland.
Democrat John Everson. Holdreare:
James H. Dean, Broken Bow: I. L. Al
bert. Columbus: Willis D. Oldham. Kear
ney; Joel West, Omaha; William L. Stark,
Socialist James R. Burleleh. Lincoln:
James Campbell, Havelock.
prohibition H. C. Blttenbender, Lincoln:
George I. Wright
ReDUbltcan H. C. Reehe Osnnla- Tam
B. McGrew. Bloomlngton: Joseph J.
Langer, Wllber; Thomas L. Hall, Lincoln;
Earl O. Eager, Lincoln; E. Z. Russell,
Democrat William J. Furse. Alma; B. M.
Stmms, Alma; Clarence E. Harman, Hold
rege; G. S. I'pton, Union.
Socialist Emery D. Moody, Wymore.
Prohibition L. O, Jones, Lincoln.
Repeats of University.
Republican Victor G. Lyford, Falls City;
Frank L. Haller, Omaha.
Democrat J. E. Miller, Lincoln: Otto
Kotduc. Humboldt; Charles L. Anderson,
Oxford; Charles T. Knapp. Lincoln.
Socialist Oeorge Clark Porter, Surney.
Prohibition B. Frailer. Auburn; George
Fitch, Central City.
District J ad res.
First District Republican: John B. Raner.
Second District Democrat: Harvey D.
Fourth District Republican: F. W. Fitch,
Charles T. Dickinson. Lee S Estelle. W. A.
Foster. WUllam A. Redick. George A. Day.
Alexander C. Troup, Abraham L. Sutton,
Howaxd Kennedy, Charles Leslie, Omaha;
Willis G. Sears. Tekamah; J. C. Kaley,
Democrat: Burt C. Enyart. Tekamah;
George W. Cooper, Omaha; John H. Crosa
mann. Omaha; Robert W. Patrick. Omaha;
Hariey G. Moor head, Omaha; Samuel L.
Winters, Omaha; Charles Haffke. Omaha.
Fifth District Republican: George F.
Washburn. Aurora; L. S. Hastings, David
City; Ed. E. Good, Wahoo.
Democrat: George F. Corcoran, York; J.
J. Thomas. Seward.
Sixth District Democrat: Conrad Hol-
lenbeck. Fremont; George H. Thomas, Co
Seventh District Republican : Leslie O.
Deimocrat: Henry N. Marshall, Superior.
Etphth District Democrat. Guy T.
Ninth District Republican: Anson A.
Democrat: William V. Allen, Madison.
Tenth District Republican: W. P. Mo
Creary, Hastings; Elmer U. Overman. Red
Democrat: Harry S. Dungan. Hastings.
Eleventh District Republican : Charles I
Brattg. Burweil: James N. Paul. St. Paul;
James R. Manna, Greeley.
Democrat: Bayard H. Payne, Grand Is
land. Twelfth District Republican: Bruno O.
Hostetler. Kearney; Aaron Wall, Loup
Thirteenth District Republican: H.
CMmea. North Platte.
Fourteenth District Republican: C. E.
F!d-t-d McCook; E. B Perry, Cambridge:
William R Starr. McCook.
T- oerat: Ross J. Harper. Braver Cltv
Fif'wnth District Republican: R. R.
r-mocrat: Edward H. Wheelan. O'Neill
Sixteenth District-Democrat; William H
Seventeenth District Republican: It. W
Eighteenth District Republican: T zander
M. Pemberton. Beatrice; W. S. Bourne
Iowa "lews otea.
RED OA K To stop the encroachments of
the Bell Telephone company a meeting waa
held at Red Oa through the week, tn
which the Independents effected an orran
tutlon to resist the Bell people. Levi Baker
of Shenandoah was made president and
George Atkinson of this city secretary and
JEERS jVT BRYAN
Douglas County Democratic Conren
tion Under Domination of Mayor
and His Friends.
PEERLESS LEADER IS ROASTED
Resolutions Calling; Him Traitor Are
DUNN MAXES VAIN PROTEST
Ignatius Begs for Bryan, but Jim
Howls for Vengeance.
HARMON OF OHIO ENDORSED
reinvention Caooeee Caadldate
Prealdeat, Delesmtes to State t
resiles aad Carers Its State
William J. Bryan was dfirtded br the
Dahlman Democracy at the democratic
convention Saturday night and the slogan
of "Harmon and Harmnny" was adapted.
Mayer Jim worked himself and a ma
jority of the dtl'gates Into a wrathful
frenxy, druwned out the protests with his
own shouting and yelled for a rising vot
on the re sclutl.w before remark could Ve
made. Protests had been made, notably ley
I. J. Dunn and E. E. Howell, but the
South utnaha delegates were out in the
hall, the county delegates were In ojuunlt
tee meeting and the Dahlman clu5 mem- ,
bers shouted as with one voice. "ix,.l
with the sting of Ingratitude."
In addition to idlectll.g a ranJldate fir
the party for 1U and paying u'f Ma-or
Jim s debt of vengeance, the con vend u
selected members' of the state cuirimittto
for Douglas county, endorsed 8tate Chair
man Byrnes for another turn at h Job
and congratulated Senator Hlt.'hrock and
Congressman Lobeck fox their recorls In,
the present session of congresa.
' Pillory for Peerless.
The resolutions, couched In the eloquence
of Dan Horrlgan, H. B. Fleharty and John
Morlarty, the committeemen, had been
drawn up during th afternoon In a heated
conference In which the party In favor cf
hanging the Peerless Leader In effigy -promised
with those who wanted merely ti
reprimand him, and the following remarks
were the result:
"The democrats of Douglas county. In
convention assembled, send greetings to the
loyal democrats of th state of Nebraaka,
about to assemble tn delegate convention at
Fremont. Standing the adamant founda
tion of democracy that In the party coun
cils the majority should rule, we deplore
and condemn the action of William J.
Bryan, who, having repeatedly received the
loyal support of th democratic party of
Nebraska, turned treacherously upon it In
Its hour of need and accomplished Its de
. Cona-ratalatea. tsoywt moermtaT- '
We congratulate the kjyal democratrv f
"First, on the success attained at the
polls at the last general election, notwith
standing a bolt fiom the state conventiou
held at Grand Island, led by him, who, as
a democrat, had received more loyal sup
port at the hands of the democratic party
of the state than had any other democrat
In Its history. ' H
"Second, that at that election there were
enough loyal democrats, notwithstanding
the betrayal by the Man who had been
Its leader, to elect a majority of democrats
to each house of the legislature.
"Third, that that majority In the legis
lature passed laws fulfilling every platform
pledge of the party, and consistently sup
ported and voted for measures In tho In
terest of the state and Its people.
"Fourth, that In spits of that betrayal
Honorable Gilbert M. Hitchcock was
elected to the United States senate from
this state by a democratic house and a
democratic senate. In obedience to tho
wishes ot th people of the state and of the '
democratic members of that he use and sen
ate. . . . !
Horrah for Haratoa.
"The Douglas county democrats, believ
ing In the principles of the national con
stitution and knowing the patriotism and
loyalty of that great leader of democracy
In the state of Ohio, and with profound be
lief In his ability, his Integrity and his
patriotism, send greetings to him and to
the people of Ohio, who on bis second elec
tion of governor gave blm lOB.ooo majority
over his opponent. With 'Harmon and
Harmony' as the slogan, the democratic
host will march on to glorious victory In
"They endorse the action of tho party
representatives In the last legislature, a.4
well aa tho course ef James C. Dahlman
In hla two' administrations Sa mayor of
Omaha, and for hla upholding the banner of
democracy against betrayal afid treachery.
"We heartily endorse and -approve the -splendid
reoord of our United States sena
tor. Honorable Gilbert M. Hitchcock, and
of our congressman, Honorable Charles O.
Haraesy Sooa Forgotten.
Tho adopted slogan ef the convention
might have been "Harmon ani Har
mony," but the working principle seemed
to be "Dahlman and Dissension." With
L. J. TePoel in the chair and Ed J.
Waters aa secretary, the surface seemed
smooth and calm at the beginning of the
Nothing happened,, except according to
the specifications knewn for several day
as to committees and such miner arrange
ments, until Den HorrlgaA brought back
after an imaginary conference the resolu
tions which had been concocted during the
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