Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, November 04, 1911, NEWS SECTION, Page 3, Image 3

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State Board Refuses to Pay $12,500
for Land in Omaha.
nana Brine: Mode to Pot Institution
for Tuberculosis Patlrats In
llnnnlnic Order at an
Karl? Date.
LINCOLN. Neb., Nov. S. (Special.)
The etate board of public lands and build
ings today made official announcement
that It had declined to raise Its offer of
til, 000 for ten acres adjoining the state
school for the deaf at Omaha. The prop
osition of Paul V. Kuhns, the owner of
the land, was turned down by the board,
the Omaha man telling the board that the
offer of $12,500, which amount was appro
prlated by the past sesnlon of the slate
legislature, was the least that he would
tuke for the tract.
The opinion of the members of the state
board was that It would bo Inflrftely
better to have the money rather than the
land. Further, the board recommended
that better use be made of the land now
available for school uses rather than go
to the expense of buying more.
Tnbarrnlnr Hospital.
The matter of opening the now tuber
cular hospital at Kearney was taken up
at the meeting at which the Omaha mat
ter was turned down. A tenant whose
lease expires In March, 1012, has asked
Jl.000 for a cancellation. The owner who
sold the land to the state will have to
turn It over, however, when It Is de
sired. The opinion of the majority of the
members of the board Is to open the In
stltutlon before January. Mrs. P. F.
Barker of this city has already been ap
pointed head nurse of the hospital at a
salary of $75 per month.
Lumbermen to Bleet.
Announcement was made here today
that the Nebraska State Lumermen'a as
soclatlon would meet In this city January
10 and 11, 1912. More than six hundred
delegates are expected to attend the
Charles E. Hicks Dead.
Charles E. Hicks, a former member of
the legislature from Butler county and
for the past ten years a resident of this
city, died today at his home. He is Bur
vlved by his widow, a son and a daugh
ter. He was stricken with diabetic plos
onlng four days ago. Since living here
Mr. Hicks has been In a local bank.
Domestic Tronble Cause.
A. It. Armstrong, whose suicide at
Tucson, Arizona, was noted in the morn
lug press despatches, la an uncle of
Mayor A. H. Armstrong of this city and
had visited here several times within the
post few year?. Mr. Armstro:X was only
Si years old and lived in Cedar Raitds,
Iowa, where another of his uncles, 8. Q.
Armstrong, is a wealthy clothing mer
chant. He was compelled to go vrcst
some tUne ago on account of lung trouble.
Ha was the proprietor of a large clothing
establishment at Tucson. The deed la
ascribed to domestic difficulties by a
relative who waa present In the store
when the young man killed himself.
Danqnet to Cmbtree.
At the banquet to be given State Super
intendent Crabtree at Omaha November tt,
tuasia will be respondel to by Governor
Aldrlcb, C. O. Pear;e of Milwaukee, Prin
cipal D. W. Hays of the Peru Normal
cchool, State Superintendent James E.
Ualzell, Earl N. Cllne and Prof. E. L.
Rouse. The banquet will be given at the
Rome hotel. (
Warden Makes Ileport.
The monthly report, of Warden Del
ahunty ahows that the population of the
penitentiary has increased from 464 to 46t
during the last thirty days. Young, a
trusty, escaped; two prisoners were par
doned, eight were paroled and twelve
were discharged. Among the prisoners
paroled was Ossenkop of Cass county,
who Is serving a term of ten years for
manslaughter. He was liberated by order
of the prison board which has exclusive
jurisdiction over paroles. This board
comprises E. Cf. Maggl, John O. Yeleer
and Dr. J. H. Butler. The warden paid
$389.30 to the state treasurer and has a
balance of $932.94 in the cash fund.
Two Weddings at Falrbary.
FAIRBURY. Neb., Nov. 3. (Special.)
Miss Phoebe Bonawltx, a Jefferson county
school teacher, and 8. Eldon Miller, a
young farmer living near Falrbury, were
married at the home of the bride's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Bonawltx, living
rear Falrbury. Just Immediate friends
and relatives of the contracting parties
witnessed the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs.
Miller will go to housekeeping on a farm
near Harbine in this county.
At the home of Mr. and Mra. N. J.
Helseth In Spr' ne, Wash., Mr. Herbert
C. Conlee, a f r Falrbury young man
was married V 'Iks Maud Mary Helseth.
The wedding took place Wednesday even
lng, November 1, and immediate friends
and relatives of the bride and groom
witnessed the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs.
Conlee will make their home at 2421 Sharp
avenue, Spokane.
A Viper In the Stomach
Is dyspepsia complicated with liver and
kidney troubles. Electric nitters help all
such cases or no pay. 60r. For sale by
Beaton Drug Co.
( Sahlin Perfect Form
and Corset Combined
Till: IIOMh OK QUALI V CUJ iVt c a
Hah-riinute .tore Talk
We want you tir know this store. We
rntiFlder you tro (lulus' iih a fnvor when
I i walk thrn.iffh It nn a tour of olner
vntlon. You'll find it il mighty pleamint
('lain to pp:nl a few, innnientH The
I " "i l"' In our employ an' treated well
eniu;h to treni you well. They tako
pride In helping IM to n.ireerd nnil our
hui'rpHs is due. In ron.!ilernllo menwiiro,
to the any our employes ti'eut vlHltorn.
MiiyliiK elothtnir nt this store Is more
like a rim nil iiiiH'tloii th.iii a cold rx
iliaimo of i.ollars for mpri'handiie.
Walk right in, gentlemen
and feast your eyes on the finest clothes ever offered for the money
It's easy to say nice things about the clothes a store sells. You never
saw a store that ' didn't praise its own garments. Lots of times we
have a chance to dwell upon some point of superiority in ours. That
we hesitate is due to our fear of being classed with ordinary stores.
Therefore we make a concise statment covering every point one that
we can easily provethat ours is the finest clothing ever offered at the
prices. It is built on honor, sold on merit and every garment is a let
ter of recommendation to some other purchaser. Furthermore, these
garments are sold under the best store service and in the most delight
ful store in the country.
Our Suits
Comprise every stylo that a good dresser would con
sider. The prices hro graduated to meet the require
ments of men with little or much money. They're
made right, they fit right and they're sold right.
$10.00 to $40.00
Our Overcoats
A'hen it conies to Overcoats why, it's about five
to one in our favor for assortment and one and one
half to one for value. There's no way to get a better
coat than ours because better coats are not to bo had.
$10.00 to $50.00
When you get a true blue serge suit yu get the best
No argument holds good against that statement. Tako a True Bluo txtj
at a given price and compare it with a common Serge at the same price. jj I
You'll find it is finer, heavier and better in color. Stays that way too!
9 to $35
Good hats, and stylish ont9, her
If wt were told to single out from our stock any particular
style and kind as beet we'd be at a loss to do It. They're
all so much that way. Better come In yourself and get
the hat surprise of your life.
Stetsons 93.50 up. Berwick $3 Klnfsens 92.50
Velours, Beavers, Scrttch-ups 93.0 ) up.
Crawford shoes seem to
fill a long felt want
The averago man has wanted a
good, stylish shoe that would hold
its shape, be comfortable and still
'ost a reasonable sum. . Crawford's
do those very things and today sev
eral thousand fellows are talking
about the streets shod with them.
You had better get in the comfortable-footed
$3.50 - $4.50
Great Line of $2.50 Shoes, tool
Our school clothes de
serve their popularity
It is a generally acknowledged fact
that King-Swanson sells the best
Boys' Clothing in town price for
price. This acknowledgement
comes from experience with them.
To take your usual amount of
money and out-fit your boy1 with
better and better looking clothes
than you've heretofore bought would make
them popular with you wouldn't ltT Well
that's the outcome of every one's exper
ience with thjem.
Suits $2 to $10
Overcoats $2.50 np
The calendar says put
on heavier underwear
Better take tho tip from "Wednes
day's cold snap and get your self
well underclothed. You needn't
pay much money unless you wish to
put on tho finer grades. Every gar
ment' wo sell is soft, pliablo and
properly fitted to your form.
Two-Pieco Garments 50c up
Union Suits $1 up
Great iiru of Sweaters too.
For fellows who are out of doors consider
ably ours make a more than favorable
$1.50 to $6.50
Mrs. Maggie Bangs of Broken Bow
Meets Instant Deatn.
ReTolver Fa 11a from Phystclaa'a
Pocket and la Discharge
Goes Throash Doctsr'a Las
aad Woman's Brala.
BROKEN BOW. Nob.,Nov. 1 (Special
Telegram) Mra. Maggie Bang, a widow,
who resided In the aouth part ot town,
waa instantly killed between 10 and 11
o'clock lait night by the accidental dis
charge ot a revolver belonging to Dr.
W UUa Talbot, a prominent physician of
this place. Dr. Talbot was also wounded
In the leg. Mra. Bangs had returned home
trom a picture ahow and had not yet taken
oft her coat when the tragedy occurred.
There weer no witnesses to the affair. Ac
cording to Dr. Talbot he had Just dropped
In for a friendly talk, not knowing Mrs
Bangs' son, Wilbur, had departed for
York, to college two days before. In hla
side overcoat pocket was a 41-caJlber
revolver and handkerchief. In reaching
for the latter he pulled the revolver out
which full to the floor and exploded, the
bullet passing through his leg and strlk
lng Mrs. Bangs on the right check be
low the eye. lhe bullet penetrated the
bralu and she died almost Instantly.
Mrs. Bangs, who la about 38 years old.
has lived in Bioken Bow ever since she was
a girl, while Dr. laibot Is a bpanlsh
American war veteran, and one ot the
weil-knuwn physicians of the county.
We Am Kaclaalve Areata far SakUa
$1.50 to $5.00
Mail Orders Praaaatly Filled.
sit south irrn.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Neb.. Nov. 3. (Special.) A
(inference of high school boys will be
eld at York December 9 and 10, aecord
utS to a paper read by J. Dean Ringer
. South Omaha today at a meeting ot
e Young Men's Christian association
the state. Tho high school boys' con-
rence, the first to be held In this state,
.11 replace the one formerly held under
e title of the boys' conference;
Mr. Ringer's reasons iyr changing the
uture of the meeting la that it will ln
iude only the class of boys which they
.ek to reach and not the boys of ' all
t'ts which are Included in the conftr
aets formerly held. "The other waa
ore or less ot a kindergarten and was
ood tn Its way, but we want to reach
em In a man's way," said the South
i. aha man.
A banquet waa served to the' assembled
flclals present here tonight. W. J. Hill
tMs city acting as toastmaster. Talks
re made by J. P. Bailey, Oeorge Y.
more, prrsidtnt ot' the Omaha asso
allon, and George D. McUill, secretary
i of the International association.
Nebraska State
Grange is Organized
at Broken Bow
mmKEN Rnw! Neb.. Nov. 2. (Spe
cial.) The organization of the Nebraska
State Orange was effected thla week and
Is now In sesalon at this place. Charles
B. Hoyt, national organizer, has suc
ceeded in organizing eighteen granges In
various parts of the county, and outside
of these there are only three others In
the state. Representatives of most ot tne
county granges are. in attendance and
the various sessions are full of Interest.
Among the notables booked to deliver ad
dresses at the public meetings are N. J.
Bachelder, master of the National Orange,
of Concord, N. II.. and Dean Burnett,
president of the Agricultural college at
Lincoln. Following are the state orncera
elected: Master, J. D. Ream, Custer
Center; overseer, A. Graves, Eureka; lec
turer, C. W. Pugsley, Lincoln; steward,
Thomas Wakefield. Jr., Lillian; assistant
steward, B. B. Sands, Tappan Valley;
chaplain. A. B. Hunt. Ortello; treasurer.
R. M. Seevers, Falrvlew Valley; secretary,-C.
P. Jeffords, Union Valley; gate
keeper, A. B. Delsever, Madison Square,;
Ceres, Mrs. Hazel McRue, Dutchman
Valley; Pomona, Mine Mae Jacobs, New
Helena; Flora, Mra. Alvln Dally, Mil
burn; lady aHSlstant steward. Miss Edna
t i , va t.,i,i. Vv ul i v and lea
lUUUBni, " -
Islatlve committees were appointed and a
bureau of Information was formed.
taking a partly finished dress witn ner.
Tho couple left during the evening and
when last seen was driving toward Al
liance. They have not been beara irom
ALLIANCE, Neb.. Nov. S. (Special
T.uirim.l- One of the biggest land
deals here for some time was the sal
of R. M. Hampton's ranch to Hall St
Graham for $S0,M and the stock sold
with It bringing the total to $120,000.
The ranch comprises 10,000 acres of the
best land In this part of the state, the
Burlington railroad running through the
entire property. R. M. Hampton is vice
president of the First National bank
Hall & Graham being stock brokers on a
large scale.
ALLIANCE. Ntb., Nov. S.-(Speclal
Telegram.) A fire which broke out in
the residence of Pr. George J. Hand iut
night destroyed about 4.00u worth of fur
niture, which was Insured. Dr. Hand,
whose family is away fur the winter, had
to Jump from a window to save himself.
wAinniTRY. Neb. Nov. S. (Special Tele
gram) Coroner 8. W. Dodge was sum
moned to Harllne, eastern part of Jefferson
county, to view the body of George Light-
body today. It was found upstaiaa in
his -residence with a bullet hole In the right
temple. He was last seen taking a rifle
upstairs. He was followed by tils little
son, who found him lying on the floor
dying. MrLlghtbody was 45 years of
age, and Is survived by a widow and
four children, the oldest 13 years. 1 he
mnilv. fnr the deel Is unknown. He was
engaged In the Implement business at
Arthur Clark FHee Salt for Illvorce
More Typhoid at the Institute.
BEATRICE, Neb., Nov. 3. (Special.)
Arthur Clark, day clerk at the Paddock
hotel, yesterday Instituted suit In the
district court tor a divorce from his wife,
Emma Clark. The couple were married
In New York In 1901. The plaintiff al
leges la his petition that his wife, after
threatening his life, deserted him.
The Commercial club will hold a smoker
next Tuesday night, November 7, at club
headquarters and receive election returns.
Following the report of Dr. V. M.
Thomas, superintendent of Feeble Minded
Institute here, that six new cases of ty
phoid fever had developed there the last
few days, the State Board of Public Iind
and Buildings has engaged Dr. Lunsden
an expert on sunltary conditions, to visit
tho Institute and Investigate the cause of
Uib Apldemlc. He is expected here In a
few days, and will visit Beatrice before
going to Lincoln to Investigate the ty
phold fever situation there.
The County Board of Supervisors held a
meeting yesterday and allowed claims
amounting to J.j,ouO. An adjournment' was
taken to November 10.
A few farmers In this county have be-
tan to gather their corn crop, which Is
yielding about twenty-five bushels to the
acre. They are paying c rn buskers i
cents per bushel and board.
U.hkv.k Couple F.lopr..
OSHKOSH, Ntb., Nov. J. (.special.)
Mary Chu-t. 14 years oil. iluuehUr of
Mr. and Mrs. Frank ('hunt, who live
north of town, ami Weitley Wright
eloped Saturday nlglit. The girl left
home to attend a dunce at a neighbor's
WEST CHESTER, Pa.. Nov. I. About
twenty, public school teachers and acv
eral tcliool directors were Injured this
afternoon as they were leaving West
Chester High school building In this
I place after attending a meet ng of the
county tear hei ' Institute. Tho concrete
fioor of the building gave way and fell
I 10 feet In to the cellar of the structure.
i The rotting of wooden Joists supporting
the floor caused the accident.
Thousands of These Bromley Bugs
Have Been Sold Here at $25.
A Few of the Really Extraordinary
Offers In Oar Sale from the
Great Retail 'Stock oa
Sale Next Bloaday.
Those 115.00 ruga that we have now
displayed In our show windows have
created more talk and enthusiasm than
anything that we have shown In a great
many years It In because as soon as
people see them they realize that they
are not the ordinary Axmlnster rugs,
they are In fact the Bromley rug, than
which there Is no better Axmlnster rug
made. We have sold thousands of them
at the restricted trade prhs of IS.OU
each. When one realizes that these rugs
will be sold at (lt.00 each, and that they
are the best Axmlnster rugs made, all
of them in CxlJ sizes with new and beauti
ful patterns, It Is apparent' what an
enormous bargain this realy Is.
Another wonderful bargain to be offered
In this said are the Reversible Bathroom
ruga In all sizes. They are worth up to
fl.bO each and will be sold at l'o each.
No, this Is not a misprint or a mistake
the price la 20o each and there are
hundreds of other bargains from the
Retail Carpet Stock, recently purchased
by us, which will go on sale Monday
Rodgers Resumes His
Flight Across Desert
6TOVALL SIDING. Arls., Nov. S. Con
fronted by the prospect of a flight acros
many miles ot desert waste, almost un
Inhabited, where means of communica
tion were difficult, supplies scant and
where a mlHhap meant hours, perhaps
one entire day of waiting without water
or food for assistance to arrive. Aviator
C. P. Rodgers prepared for an early sta t
today on the last lap of hla long trans
continental flight.
Rodgers' first objective point was
Yuma, Arls., sixty miles from Stovoll,
wbere he had planned to alight last
night until his gasoline ran out, bringing
him to earth. At noon he hoped to b
on California soil. From Yuma to
Pasadena, where Rodgers' flight Is
scheduled to end la a distance of approxl
mately SjO miles.
YUMA, Arls., Nov. S. Aviator Rodgers
passed over Yuma at 1:25 o'clock thla
morning, flying high and fast. Appar
ently ha Intends to try to make hla coast
goal without another stop, although the
distance to Los Angeles from Btovall
Siding, where he spent the night. Is 117
The exact time Rodgers left Stovall Is
not known, but he passed over Mohawk
Valley, seven miles west of Stovall Hid
lng and sixty miles east of here at 1:Si
a. m. The special truln which carried a
supply of gusollne to the aviator from
here last night is expected to return this
morning, bringing his mechanicians, who
will continue on to White Water, Cul..
l.'OO miles from Los Angeles.-
BIOUX FALLS, 8. I)., Nov. S.-(fperlal.)
As the result of an unusual accident
the little son of Mr. and Mrs. Orval
Forest, residents of Iroquois, met his
death. The mother left the child, who
was 7 months old, sitting In a high chair
and temporarily stepped out of the room
to attend to household duties. While she
was absent the little feltow slipped down
In the chair, catching his head between
the chair and the leaf In front, thus being
suspended In the air. When she returned
to room a minute or two later tho hor
rified mother found that the ' buy was
Persistent Advertising Is the Road
to Big Returns.
Tiie Tlma
Of Long
Evening Hours
Is at hand. Are you equipped
w,lth good vision so that you car.
apend these hours te the best
Is a task to Imperfect eyes. It
. a pieusure to ported ones. U
Huteson Optical CoTf
2X3 Souili 10th Street. (
'I vyassytai
il i I mi l il
is tho home paper of Nebraska.
Billy Bourke's
longer than
clothes wear
other clothes.
New suits are showing up on the
boys these days-some were made-some might
better have been left in the piece.
Benjamin suits-tailor made by real tailors
LOOK the part because they are. The stuff
for style just now is the swagger English Model
Clothes, London Blue and other shades. Even
twenty-five dollars.
There Is no better rlotliinR than lionjaiiilt clothing. It niat
tera not where made or of what. You cannot Improve uerfectlon
any more than you can suit salt.
318 South
15th St.
318 South
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