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VOL. XL! -NO. :.
OMAHA. MONDAY M H.N'IN,. SKPTKMHKK
11U1-TKN P AGIOS.
sinole oorr two cents.
TO GREET TAFT
Warring Factions Bury Hatchet in
Effort to Give Fitting Welcome
to the Prendent.
SOLID DELEGATION PROMISED
Prediction! Folio- Pledges for
T.linois and Missouri.
FBAISIS tCHCOLS OF RATION
Executive Hake Reply to Becent
Charges t Crane.
WILL EEGIN HARD THE? TODAY
First Daj Will End 1 Kaaaaa City.
TVIierr President ".VIII Address
the tllel1 Conservation
BALDW IN JCari S-I't -4 Th warring j
republican" of Knl fcuHto- th" hatchet j
,, wtwed sir! V" side to pay
r. T.f- I
hrnor to President i ai i
Governor Srihbe. wtrn : si-r.p'ii:f om- i
ceded to belong to the 'mjurffin
. i.t. ih V.An i
- . ,ir i i mi - ' - i
that' t.e atau-. lb"-t regard to
- ?actlri wo'i'd
mot , a! -e-
dnt of 'he T'rl
,-,r. evr elver a pre
w.nuhik-an State Thair-ran rvil-v wins
o!ds rf ce Sr. t - s ate ind' Governor
rtjbbe and RepuMicar Va'lcnal Commlt
to.tr.mn Mulvar. "mt-d In t!!1r Mr.
,v,t t- Kar" de'a'in to the
next repub'lean nstion!il contention wo-lld j
V o!1 !lv for him United S'are Bens-
tor. r-jr is nd t.nc-tow. tha one a reg i-j
XT .y ,Hr , t.d-t of Oie prsrre'-j
v' yl- .de by side In the ..nneau(
.f the .ante au'omobile over the Ksnv
ev.owry.Ws .n.! at on the same platform , guff rorr.f pondtV
o pay i-ot.or to th- chief executive ; LT-COLy Nb .4.SpeclAl Tel.
Protnle f s-rt. ! eg ram. Because a large per cent of the
The pred 'tirns :f Mr. Mulvano andigirls who were given inritations to ioin
Mr trolley. ho are close tn political sororities at the university had made soma
conditii-ns in a state suppoeodlv 'Insurg- jsl.ghl railVe ;n thejr registration, lists
ent." fiHovred close on the he's of the jC.f pledges were tonight withheld by order
dec!ation cf Governor Hadley of Mis- (of Chairman Conkjin of the Intersororitr
snarl to Pr'd- rt Tift that that -tate , COuncii. All the gir a whose reglatratluna
would rtru-t Us d'.ates for him tnJ n.jt verified by the reglatrar wera
the promise of the Illinois reriubll'-an !not permitted to go on the eligibility liss.
leader- to fh1 a solid delegation to the j
cn-rention pledged to Mr Taf. i
There was mi
intrMt shown in trie '
President s reception by the "Insurgent"
republicans of Kansas. enstor
and Congressman rampbell of the t'n-.tr,
lars met the president s train at Kansas
City early In the mommg. wmie w- ;
ernor Ftubba and Seantor Bristow ap- i
roared later, the former at Lw-ene.
wliere the president spoke to the students
of the University of Kansas, and the
Junior senator at Baldwin, where the
president spent the dar.
(jo-err, or fWubhs got his first real chanco
to say something about the president mt
Lawrence, where he Introduced him to
t want to present the president of the
great est nation In the world." said tha
governor. "I hop Kansas, without re
gard to church or party or faetJoa. wUI
jit president Tait th rnost rorai rcv-
.. Mraric1-t MP tha Tita1
State has error had."
Fen.. tor Friar ow was on tho station I
platform at Baldwin when the Taft spe
cial pulled rn. Ha climbed the steps to
th private car. walked In. and sa:d:
"Hello. Mr. President. Tin mighty glad
to soa you. Ton have come to th gret.
ost town on tha globe."
Prelrta solid Delegatloa.
Mr. Mulvana and State Chairman Pol
ley talked freely to th newspaper men.
"Kansas," aald the national committee
man, "will send m solid Tsft delegation
to tha republican national convention In
lMI." and Mr. Dolley later backed up the
prediction to member of tbo Taft party.
Aside from th littla political tinge that
the presence of th leadera of both fac
tions In th state gave to th day. thar
waa little to distinguish It from other
Sundays that the president exports to
spend as quietly as posstbl on the long
trip. Mr. Taft attended church twice;
poke to th students of th state nnlver
alty hsre ar i reviewed th Indian scolaxa
at H&fkaU luaritnt near Lawrence.
Tomorrow th prosklent will begin a
hard, busy trip through the state. To
first day wfn od In Kansas City to mor
row night. whra th president will
speak to th National .Conservation con
grees On Tuesday he wilt attend th
semi-centennial celebration of the admis
sion of ICanaaa to the onion at th stats
fair at Hutchinson. Pec a tor Curtis and
Oongroeaman Catr pbeJI will accompany
him practically all th way through Kan
saa: Governor Btubb may )oha th party
again and Senator Bristow xpert to
see the president once more on Tuesday
at th stat fair.
Stefatea frsse's f harsjes.
T th student at Lawronc the preai-
(Continued on Second Page.)
Forecast for Monday :
For Nebraska Fair
For North and JVuth Dakota Fair
For Missouri Probably fair and cooler
n soijti'esst portion.
Teseperaiar al Knikt Yesterday.
vo. ...-.I Reeord.
t?.cial record of tempeiaijre and pre-
ctpits-ioo corr,fre.1 auh the oorresponj-
ing perioj of the iat three vearn
1U. ISl'l 1 1.
loVetoolt' i t i S
Mean terriprraiur ol 5 i 73
Pre. m tatin H w us
T niperature and piec.pitation depar
t irei from the norrp.el
Normal temtwrat ar 43
I efl.-..nc v far the day . f
Total xces since March 1 jn
Norma. prPipita! ion As Inch
Deficieecv I r the dav eTjnh
Total rainfall since Mann 1... 9. f: inches
X'efciec.r since Mar. h 14 Tl uv hr
Iief n-ncy for w. iriod ''.t 11 tnc:i-
I.wficto'ncy f..r cor. jtioJ 1 . it Inch
I A. WEL6H. Local Forevaater.
If" Hv.ur. Pe,
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Chairman Kennedy iTIIIRTEEN KILLED
SSSt! AT RAIL CROSSLNO
i From a ff Corres-ondent.i I
LINCOLN. Sept. : reciaj Telegram.)
John L. Kennedy f OtrMj. chairman j
of the rp-ibtiosn stae central committee, i
visited m t;u it. wht! here h
caiUd urn Governor AWrlch and other
rpuMt-r. m-ludinr- In the luu both
ireguiars and progressives. Chairman
I Kennedy asert-d that his 'an upon the
itve waip merely In the nature of a
consultation iih regard to thw present
"Xi difference hat the views of repub
'Jchr.s rrav be in regard t th p-sl-
dntial choice next year, t am urging all j
j to unite with a solid front this year tn
I support of the s'ate ticket." said the
"If it Is lmipibl for party leadera
j to stop talking th a yar ab-vtt a 'andl
i da'e f jr president let them talk if thy
jcare to do so. But I urge them to sup
: port the state ticket this year." be eaid.
J "t ajtree with Governor Aidrich that as
w now have a presidential prefererios
provision In our primary law we should
leave the president making to the people
and not to the political pjrt.es
Asked whether It mlrht be ir.ferrtd that
..... . .
j d jeoiiV v umc -n -"train with a Hayrack ioaaa witn mirry-
--" - ' ""u
to believe the governor was not sjr rvort-
- ' '
rh'in-hMrr the ticket straight throua-h. Mr. Ken-
nedy rerM'd " Vo l must not Infer any- i
thing ft the kind. Gore" "r A'drlch Is
I supporting the ticket."
I To the latter assertion the governor
I himself Faid larer on. when asked as to
I this. "To be sure I im."
By School Order
The ttur. Df action to be pursued will i
be taken up at an early meeting of the!
inter-orority council. Csptnlons expressed I
'toQjgM indicate that another pledge mav
j be necessary after the prvsetit diffieulues
untangled. The following list of
I p!e!ge8 was made public prevtoua to the
issuance of the order prohibiting the pub
lication of the names:
Delta Zetm Ruth Bacon, Denver, Colo.;
Alma Cmraten, Albion; Catherine Lowry,
Boutn Omaha; Ethel King. Lincoln.
Chi Omega Reglna Bteckle. Lincoln.
Delta Gamma Misses Carter. Toun
and Brown of Fretnont mnd tha Misses
Sterna of Grand Island.
Kappa Alpha Th eta Louise Bed well.
Alpha Phi Edith . Robbins. Lincoln;
Mary Heauoa. Wahoo.
Acbo Flore aca Daniels, . Bancroft;
Helea Scott, Btromsburg: Gladys Bovee,
Shawnee, OkL ; Jeaaie Downing;. Rising
Civy: LU.uui King, Hooper; Zoe Hayea,
Soon to Convene
WAtHINGTOV. Sept. :. Special. )
A meeting of great importance and weight
in the future of the Indians, will shortly
take place at Columbus. O. Headed by
the venerable president of the State uni
versity of Ohio and the mayor of the
city, an invitation has been extended to
the whole body of the American Indian
race to participate In a congress to be
held on the campus of the university
The Initial action on the part of the
Indians ha been taken by a committee
of whh-h Charlee E. Dagenett. a graduate
of Carlisle Indian school, and at present
national supervisor of Indian employment
of th Department of the Interior, Is
Among the other members of the com
mittee are tha following.
Thomas JU. Sloan of th Winnebago
tribe; Charles D. Carter, a Choctaw, and
member of congrefs; Howard Gansworth.
a Tuscarora. graduate of Carlisle and of
Princeton university, and secretarv of the
Princeton club of Buffalo. N. T i Dr.
Charles A. Faatmau. a Stonx. graduate
of Dartmouth university and a success
ful practicing physician at Amherst, also
a anted author; Dr. Carlo Monteruma.
an Apache, graduate of Chicago Medical
college and a successful practicing phy
sician of that cltr: A C. Parker, a mem
ber six tribes of New Tork. and at present
stats archeoloctst of New Tork; Miss
I ura B. Cornel iuu, an OnHda. of Co
lumbus university, and a successful
author and playrlaht; Mrs. Roes B La
Flesrhe. a Chippewa, graduate of Car
lisle and of Metxger college.
The college will be largely attended by
Indians from ail porta of th United
Stale and by whites who ar sincerely
Interested tn the gradual procreea of efrt
11 sad cm of the Indian race, which la rep-
resected In Its maximum decree by tAo
members of th a bo-re committee.
The Importance of thla mooting Is so
great that It can hardly b overestimated
It means that ther la to be a concerted
internal movement of this race directed
from within by th leading membera of
tho race toward the solution of the prob-
lems that havs arisen and which will con
tlnu to arise; a sincere and honest effort
to bring about an evolution in the civiliza
tion of th masses of the Indian people,
and earnest efforts to bring about a
better understanding of the Indian and
SI j nis prooienis. etiorts and deairea. among
4 I the while, and to prevent a repetition of
Jf j some of the past misdirected efforts for
,n betterment of this people.
The committee haa extended an earnest
invitation to a l Indians to become active
members of tho congress, which Is to be
n -ad permanent, and to an whluo ho
are Interested, t become associate niem-
i - - - rum raaaierre,
I ovx FA LLS. S D, Sept agps.
i . p... , u .
r 1 M Br0w'. bo for the
j Ove years r.as been pastor of the
j First Methodist Eplcoral church In this
" "-f Keokuk.
I I . br h will be pastor of Trinity
cnurrn in trat city. Rev. J w. Potter
of the Iowa conferene i'j be trans
ferred to th South Dakota conference
and will succeed Rev. Mr. Broaa aa
pastor of tha local church Rev Mr
Bron had been elected president of th
men and religion movement in South
Iakora. and his removal from he state
i! nwesctat his resigning this im
! Fast Passenger Train Strikes Hay
Back Loaded with Young People
Returning from 'Wedding.
THREE ARE FATALLY INJURED
Only Nine Persons on Wagon Escape
Without Being Hurt.
MANY PERISH AT SAME PLACE
Nearly Two Dozen Killed in the
Last Eight Yean.
VICTIMS TERRIBLY MUTILATED
Bin- 9tw Boar-, Cosabiaed with Fog
of Early Meraiaug. O bar re
Visions ef Beta. Esf isrr
' S'ELNAH. Wis.. Sept. :i sixteen
i deaths probably wi l be th result of a
collision of a
one young people at Neenah today.
Abg billboard along the railway tn ki
obscured the view of the engineer aa well
as the driver Of the aag-.n Mist and
f g did th rest.
Twelve person on the h. tack w.re
killed instantly, one has since died, and
three of eight others injured ar believed
te be fatally hurt. Nine of tn. thirty-one
ptop aboard the wagon es'jptd without
a scratch. Both horeti were anhurt. No
body on the train s-iffered except from a
momentary severe Jar
The coll'son ocourred at 3 o clock this
morning on the Chicago Northwestern
railway at the Cummerc ai street croesing
here. Tra.n No 121, northbound, whirled
through tne wagon load of people at a
forty-five-d-gree angl-. the h'ghway
crossing being dagonj
The victims mere returning from th
Peter Hanson farm, where they had gone
to attend tha celebration of a wedding an
niversary. All hut two. m-rn from Chi
cago, were residents of M?nuha.
JOHN DRILL. Chicazo.
JOSEPH f HEDICK.
J '5EPH SIENYO
Phillip Mott, Chicago.
Benjamin Dum brow ski.
Herman By ring.
Bodies Cover Right-of-way.
Bodlea. terribly cut and muti at-4. cov
ered thef right-of-way aa th train, nine
coavenes at leagui, was Drougnt to a stp
80 feot from the scene of the wreck. Sv-
ieral of the bodi- were so badly mutilated
that Identification waa possible only by
fragments of clothing.
Six of the victims, all dead, wer dis
covered on the engine pilot where they
lay until removed by the train crew and
passengers. Two others were hurled
through a ragman's shanty with such
fore as to overturn the litt.e structure.
One of thee was Mits Finn, who was
projected through one of the side waH of
the house and was still alir whn re-'
moved, fche died a few hour later. An
other of the victims killed was thrown
htgn over a barn fifty feet from the rail
Among the occupants ef the hay rack
who escaped were Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
Brixinskl and child, aged I years. They
were seated In the front half of the rack,
the mother holding the child In her lap.
About half way bach tn the wagon sat
Mary Si hwartxbaur. The latter waa
hurled about fifty feet and rendered un-
conscious. When found by rescuers the
Brmslnski child was In her arms, ha
tag escaped unscathed The parents of
the child were only slightly Injured.
Peter Hansen, driver and owner of the
horses, hang to the reins and was th
only person aboard who was not tem
porarily stuned by the collision. He de
clares he made every effort to loo in
both directions along the track, but dlilisw, was in 111. J3.8.t-Tr.flkC and the per
not observe th on-rushing train until
his team had reached th track. He whip
ped up hut hones, but managed to get
the wag no only half way acroas.
Train Behind Behedal.
Th train. It Is said by passengers, was
nearly half an hour behind schedule. Th
fact that th angina stopped on th sec
oad corner from the Intersection where
the collision occurred, a distance of more
than SCO feet, is evidence that th sfeed
waa at least sixty mile an hour. It Is
said that th fact that the rails wer
slippery from rain may serve to modify
this eatlma it.
Practlcaiiy verp person o the wagon
was an employe of the Menasha Wooden
ware company, and all were invited to
rh Hansen farm to attend the wedding
anniversary of one of their fellow em-
I DlOVe Mr. HtniMI bar ..rim i--i-4 . i. -
I merrymakers to
J evening and was
his farm in the early
ng and was taking them back home.
the roun M. bein.
for a mil drive whea the collision oc- I
out-going trip the hay rack
collected forty persona, but the rig was
uncomfortably crowded and on the re
turn trip aa additional magoa as ob
tained Eight of the forty occupied the
second vehicle, which followed about a
mile behind. A corone-'s Jury was im
panelled aa soon as possible, but ad
journed to give the district attorney and
others opportunity lo Interview witnesses.
The bodies were removed to a Menasha
morgue, shere they will remain until to
morrow. A farmer, his wife and ia children
er recently Willed in a similar accident
at th same crossing. During the last
sight years nearly to dozen pet-sens
hav lost their lives st the same place.
Popollat Coassalrte to Meet.
OSCEOLA, Neb. Sept 2S.-A meeting
of the People a Independent Hate com- I
trlttee has been cal'ed to assemble at
Grand Island on Friday evening. Septem
ber 29- J. H. Groavenor, the chairman.
Is now attending a meeting in Kansas
City ef western delegatea to a congress
ef grain men, but will be back ia time
to preside at the meeting This is the
first meetlrg of the committee held dur- '
ir.g the present campaign. j
' - -' -
From the New Tork Wor'd.
GROWTH OF UNITED STATES
Some Statistics that Show Progress
of Country Materially.
EXHTBrT THAT IS WONDERFUL
Area Popalatioo. Wealth. Debt. In
eons. ELxpewse, Kx ports. Imports
and Other Taterestla Data
Tab la ted-
WASHING TON. Sept. -"Statistical
Record of th Progress of the United
State. 1800-1911" Is the title of a small
document Just Issued by the bureau of
statist lea. Department of Commerce and
Lahor. It pictures In statistical form
conditions In the commercial, financial,
industrial and transportation systems of
th United State at brief intervals since
the year J. down to, and in many cases
Including the year 1SU. In thoee caes In
which the subjects considered are meas
ured by governmental fiscal year periods
the figure for the f seal year 1U are
included; in thos In which calendar y-ar
periods are used, of course, statements can
only terminate with the calendar year 1?1
Among the Interesting facts shown are
that the ara of the continental United
States waa S43.-S square miles in l). ad
vancing to LT34.530 square miles In 1S1P. to
J,96,53S square miles In lS0 and 3.4H.TS
square miles In 11 since which date no
th nge In area ia shown. The population,
which was 331.:S3W in W was SlTaMTO
Mn 11L Public debt, which was t.'VX)
j in 1. reached C.tT5.')".W. less cash in
treaaurv. m lo. the figure of 1U being
U,01S.X.0&fc The per capita debt, which
was S15 a tn l and in 1Mb. 7 9. Is In
1811. 110.83. The Interest charge per capita,
which amounted to S4 certs tn l and
S4 13 In Vet. waa m 1911. 23 cents, and the
total annual interest charge, which was
in 1K. rWAA was In 1911. S21 .!..
Money tn circulation, state as g3S.5ro.A0O In
( capita circulation, which was 1n 10. S4.99.
waa tn ml. SM.. Deposits In all banks
la tho country cannot b shown earlier
than la 18TS. at which date they are set
down aa a llttl over SiOftVWO.Oi. and la
IK, over $15. 'O' 'sW.TO The number of
depositors ia Saving banks In the
earliest year for which the flgur ran be
shown, was a little less than .i). and in
193. over S.0O0P0. Government receipts,
which amounted to tie per capita in littt.
were In IMS. 114 , and tn 1J1L r a, or
about one-half what tbey were in 146.
Exports of domestic merchandise, which
amounted to tCr).0 In value In 10.
ware over Soro.oonow tn 1911: and import
which amounted to tSl.ofOO"0 !n lm, were
tLjne.flo.flo in 1311.
Many other subjects of this character
stated by the Jo-ument in question In
clude details of imports and exports by
i , , , . . . . . . ...
sr.ael u4 si I rtif t am inpimfflt SB hi. n skht r. r A rt a
. ' " . . :
proauction oi principal articles, sucn as
lelc , from W o to 1910; the attendance In
public svhools. and sums expended for
P0'' pre:ot "nd P
fares, and a few pages devoted to mon
tary and commercial conditions in the
principal countne of the world.
I Copies of the publication in question can
be obtained by applying t the bureau u'
sitisucs. Department of Commerce and
fV3 The Only
See Sport Page.
The Real Eruption
LINCOLN. Neb . Sf pt. Special, i
Of the fourteen Greek letter fraternires
in the state university the members of but
four rank higher than the average tand
Icg of all university men. In this con-n.-ction
the following statement was au
thorised by the chancelior:
The publication of the statistics show
ing the comparative scholarship standing
of the various Greek letter organizations
among university women lias cabled forth
so many Inquiries as to the fraternities
that Prof. Ensrhera- his decided to pub
lisn similar statistics for the ovens or--n
a attains. - ljk the ftsntres- for scrrori
tie. the total of deluiquencr among fra
ternity men. F eus,! "faiied. ' C "con
ditioned." D "dropped" and W" "with
drawn." Statistic have been complied
for both s. nest. re of the ver 131')-1311.
Summary cf per cent of F. ", p. w.
Alpha Tau Orreira 10 .J
Phi Gamma Delta 5 11.0
D-ita Tea Delta MS 11 S
Siirma Alpha Epsilon 15. U.2
igiu N'J IS 10 2
Deiia Epsilon 1
Beta Theta Pi 24 i? 19
Alpha. Theta Chi SI 13 1
Kappa P:n,a 13 3 U 2
Stirma Chi rt 9 17
Phi Kappa Psi IS 3 S
Phi Delta Theta 15 14
Sigira Phi Epsilon 4 2
Acacia ll.T S 1
An Interesting table has also been made
which shows the amount of delinquency
among fraternity tufti in general, aa com
pared with the university average:
All university men 12 1 4
Fraternitv men 13 4 1A.J
Nonfraternlty 11 4 S 3
If the averaates for the first semester of
last year continue for the first semester
of ir.l-jy!2 the fra-rnitv r-ishee" will
have four chances out of the fourteen to
Join a fratemirv showing les delimuencv
than the nonfratemltv average. During
the second semester of isst year only one
fraternity had a better record than the
average of barbs." so there is probably
not much choice Among the fraternities
themselves, however, as a glance at the
table wi'1 show, there Is a wde range of
Crashes Into Freight
PITTSBURG.. Sept. 4. The Penn
sylvania railroad s Chicago to New Tork
eighteen-hour flyer collided headon with
a train of fifty empty cars, as It was
crossing at Larimer, twenty mile from
her at 1 30 thla morning. Injuring five
railroad men and blocking all four tracks
for several hours. No passengers on th
flyer were Injured.
The Oyer Is known as No. 28 and left
Pittsburgh at 12.50. It has th right-of-way
and the reason for the freight being
In that vicinity at that hour cannot be
None of the cars of tfcs flyer left the
rails and tbe train was brought back to
Tr afford City, where a now locomotive
was ready to proceed with the train as
soon aa a track was cleared, which was
expected to be about 4 o'clock.
The injured are FnirinMp I c
Campbe I of the pas;-n-
ger train. The former ia but slightly hurt,
while the latter may die. Engineer Henry
Shew of the fre'ght and his fireman and
i a brakeman whose names are unknow n
' mere also slightly Injured.
CHARGES INDIAN CAUSED
DEATH OF UNBORN BABY
CINCINNATI. O. Sept 21. -Th deatii
of an unborn hl'd will be the bais of
a claim for S'A 000 damases against the
United States government as guardian
cf Chief Becody. an Indian of the Nav
ajo tribe. The cia.m is to be presented
on behalf of Jlr Anna Devord of Hant
irgton. V. Va
The case recalls Chief Becody's strange
actions at the Grand Central depot here
on February 21. l- mhen the chief ran
amuck and stabbed teve'al person A,
he ia a aard of the government. United
States District Attorney Sherman T Me
Pherson In defending him. entered a plea
cf insanity. This p'ea a sustained by
Mrs. Devord riaims the ln.iian slabbed
her, the wound cau.ii the death of her
unborn ctX 1
HEH DISGJSSHiG RELIGION
Large Attendance at the Men and
Religion Meeting Sunday.
COiLMTTTEES ARE APPOINTED
Prwaalaeat Worker treat Do Mslaet
Telia the Mem of Osaaha What
the Moveaseat Really
Eat hna shuttle support for tho groat "Men
and ReOgloa forward Movement" which
Is sweeping tho country was engendered
at a mass meeting held In the Toting
Men's Christian aaoei-rkrn - aodttorlura
Sunday aUamoon. Th meeting was pre
ceded by a business meeting of tho "com
mittee of ln." the special executive body
which will have general supervision of the
work. This meeting was attended by
prominent men In all walks of Ufa and
representing all churches which ar now
organized to push forward the movement
during the winter.
The speaker of the afternoon at a ma f s
meeting which followed, with Jf men
present, was B. W. Garrett of TVs Moine.
Henry Kleser was chairman ef the com
mittee. Scripture services were read by
Rev. John Matthews. Rev. T. H. Mc
Connell and Rev. T. S. Fbersole. G G.
Wallace, representative of the national
committee of ninety-seven, led a respon
sive reading. The staging was led by
Hugh El Wsllace.
Frank E. Mayer, treasurer of the
Omaha committee, outlined the financial
needs of th work and stated that at
least B.SW would be raised by subscrip
tions. Stat Secretary J. P Ballev spoke
for the movement, holding It up as a
persona! opportunity for every man to
Mr. Garrett outlined the plan as It is
being followed In Des Moines and in most
of the other large cities Interested "The
supreme event of history." said Mr. Gar
rett, "was the coming of Christ. Can
you think of the coming of another
Christ? The fact that you cannot Is
enough to eliminate from any- human
mind any doubt aa to the Messlahshtp
which He served "
Mr. Garrett outlined the various com
mittee which will have charge of the
work, gathering the funds. Interesting
outside towns and rhurch. and follow
ing the aim of th movement. Omaha is
a sort of distributing center for all of
Nebraska and sma'ler. towns will be di
rected In their work and encouraged
through the local committee here.
Th following men were appointed by
Henry F Kieser. chairman of th com
mittee ef MA, a members of th execu
tive committee and chairmen of the
various committee: G. G. W'allac vie
chairman: Frank Mayor, secretary; Ira
Beard, assistant secretary; I. W. Car
penter, treasurer; O G. Wallace, pub
licity; Frank Maver. finance: Dr D. E.
Jenkins, social aervice: K. F. Pennleon,
boys work: Rev. E. B. Crawford, evange
lization. Rev. Ebersole. conservatli-n ; E
K. Chickeruig. auxiliary towns; Rev J
M. Kerwey. Bible promotion: Rev. E. R
Curry, church promotion, and Frank H
Garvin. E. V. Graff and J P Bailey.
Polk County Fair
Will Open Tuesday
OSCEOLA. Neb, Sept 2l.-SpciaI.-
The Polk County lair opens on Tueaa.
Sept. X at.d iH continue for three days
at the fcociety's grounds, adjacent lo Os
ceola. This is the thirty-third snnusl
far. and provision has been made for
one of the bet country fairs In the west.
! The co'jntv has a tn.p of ail grains this
year which exceeds those of 1910. end the
exhibits 7e s'ire to be attractive Prof
'. B. Lee of the State farm, has been
secure to Judge in the live stock depart-
ment. and alii aiso glv a talk on two
of the da.
A large nea- amphitheater baa been
erected, one of which wilt seat over 2,'sA
people, and many minor improvement
have been made in the grounds.
On Fnda thirty automobiles, carrying
15 people, visited many neighboring
towns, accompanied by two bands, and
much enthusiasm was the result of the
inn for U.a benefit of lh fair swel
HELD FOR FRAUD
Former United States Treasurer
Morgan Arrested in Raid on
Jared Flagg't Offices.
CHARGE ENDLESS CHAIN PLOT
Investment Broker Haa One Million
Dollars of His Own.
LAMBS HAVE PUT UP $1,500,000
Young Woman Tells Chief Inspector
of "Financial Wizard."
EIGHT MEN PLACED IN PRISON
Flagg Assort H ver Gaeraateed
Any Faboloa State ef latereet
aad say He Can Par All
NEW" TORK. Sept. 24. In a raid on
the stock investment office of Jared
Flagg on West Fortieth street, today.
Flagg and seven other men were arrested
on a charge of fraudulently using th
n alls in an endiess chain scheme to de
Among the prisoners were former
United States Tressurer Daniel N. Mor
gan of Bridgeport. Conn . Jams K.
Schock. said to have been a nunistr of
the Dutch Reformed church. F. Tennv
son Neely. furmerly a publtshT on Fifth
avenue, this iltv; Jo?hua Brown anl
Harold Jarkson. brokers. Alvin M.
Hiitain?. lawyer, and Edward L Schiller.
The rnsoners -hn arraigned pleaded
not guilty. Bail wa fined for Flagg st
U3.,. Assistant District Attorney Smith
a.king for high biail berause. he sail,
he understood Flat had SI 0"To
Poetofffoe Inspector Elmer L. Kincaid
taid thousands of customers cf ...e Fisgg
enterprise had Invested about tiwvn
in the scheme. Flag. it is cha-?ed. had
claimed that he would tnvsst their money
In gilt-edged securities ahlch would pay
According to Chief Postofflce Inipector
Warren W. Dickson, his attention was
drawn to Flapp's business by a con
versation with a young woman, calling
herself Lillian Gibbs Keyes. who re
ferred to Flagg as a "financial wixard."
Inspectors reported that former United
States Treasurer Morgan a- interested
In the enterprise to the extent cf SWO.
aye othlag Goaraateed.
Flagg at first refused all requests for a
statement. When asked If he had guaran
teed to pay 62 per cent a year on invest
ments be responded Quickly:
X roarsteed no percentage of return
on Investments handled by me." he sa.d,
quickly producing a pile of blank con
tracts. There' th contract my customers
signed with me. ' It ts open and above
board and refutes the charge that I
guaranteed fabulous Interest.
"I oaa pay every dollar I owe." Flagg
continued. "I have handled $1. MP. 000 in
the three year or more that I hav
been in this business aad I can account
for every cant of It. every transaction.
I have nothing to fear. This Is all a vile
conspiracy cooked up by big brokers
and Wall street interests that are Jealous
Morgan tails It Oatraae.
Mr. Morgan, who Is a white-haired man,
well along in years, and ' of dignified
bearing, was greatly perturbed by hia
"This is an outrage." he said. "It is
the first time that I have been deprived
of my liberty for a single minute So far
as I know Mr. Flagg is not guilty of
a single dishonest act I have known
him for three years. Of the amount I
have invested with him I have not only
not lost a single penny, but I have re
ceived my dividends promptly, according"
to his policy."
Charles B Loomis
Succumbs to Cancer
HARTFORD, Conn. Sept. 24 -Charles
Battell Loonns. famous humorist, author
and lecturer, died here last night at th
Hartford hospital. Death was due ta
cancer of the stomach.
The end was pesceful and was not
preceded by pain. Mr. Loomis was
taken 1H last December and subsequently
underwent four operations. During th
summer lie was able to be about and
wrote several short stones, the last ef
three Irish fairy stones being finished
a few days before he left his summer
home at Torringford and came to th
MRS. HESSE'S SISTER HAS
JUST HEARD OF MURDER
TECUM S EH. Neb , Sept K-(SpeclaI
It la now five weeks since the bodies of
Mrs. E. E. Hesse and her daughter. Miss
Wauneta MrMaster. were found at the
bottom of an old well In this city, th
women probably havli.g been murdered
by Mr. Herse. Though all thla time ha
elapsed and the ttory has been printed
all over the country, a sister of M-s.
Hesse. Mrs. Flora L. Curtis of Val.
Butt county. S. D . has Just learned of
the terrible affair. She has written Sher
iff K L Roberts of this county for par
ticulars. BoxesofO'Brien s
Dalztll 'b lee Cream Bricks.
Base Ball Tickets.
All are git fen a ay fre to
tbo who i iul t-eir Baoioe ta
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