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OMAHA SUNDAY HKK: NOVKM UKK. IJ. I.
Otoo Farmer Fatally
Burned by Strange
Explosion in Wagon
KEriRASKA CITY. Nov. 17. - Special)
-Ind Webbsr. a farmer residing two
ynlle cast of Sterling;, was at Talmage
' yesterday with a 40i-pound sow In a
wagon drawn by a mule team, and when
near Burr, on Ms wsy home, hud an ex-
plosion of soma kind In his wagon. Borne
men passing In an auto seen him tear
I Ins off his clothing, and throwing bla-
( " Ing material from his wagon. They
atopped and found that .the man was
I fatally burned, yet he still clung to
' the lines and drove his team along as If
nothing1 had happened. His breast, faco
i and hands were badly burned and all of
I the hair missing frem his head, while
j a remnant of a brlnr pipe lay In the
i wagon bed which was blackened with
something that resembled smut, where
n'Vm , i pmrilrir had been exploded. The man was
"""V o dased and In such pain he could not
tell his name or how the aoccldent oc
curred. He was taken to Burr where
he was given medical treatment ami
Bent to his home. He was recognized
an Ind Webber, a well-to-do farmer re
siding two miles east of Btorllng. It Is
thought he wss taking home some
powder and a spark from his pipe set
It off, because the big sow had all of
Iter hair singed off, the man was de
void of clothing and the wagon bed was
black on the Inside. The physician has
no hopes for his recovery because he
Inhaled the flames.
PIONEER OF CASS IS DEAD
Joseph Mans Passes Aivny After an
Eventful I.lre Spent In
FIATTSMOUTH, Neb., Nov. ll.-(Spe-clal.)
Jopcph Fans, who died here yes
terday, wns born lnx Baden, Germany,
April 5, 1S35. He learned the trade of
cabinet maker there, serving an ap
prenticeship of two, and one-half years,
lie came to Amerlci In February, 1S52,
residing in Pittsburg, Pa., then at Dcs
Moines and Fort Iodge, la. He came
to Nebraska in 1S5&, locating at Rock
Bluffs. He tlien went to Denver, Colo.,
and was engaged as a carpenter and also
la mining until 1S61, when he returned
to Rock Bluffs. In 18i he bought ISO
teres In Rock Bluffs prednc-,. 'r
which time he has purchased more land
and has been engaged in lanu.... -....i
recent years. Mr. Sans was married at
Hock Bluffs February 13, 1S62, to Caroline
fillers, a native of Missouri. She died
(September 25. 1S75, leaving five children,
Joseph V., Charles, Arabella, Lily and
John. He was married again at Rock
fluffs December 25, 1876, to Flora F.
rans, a native of that place, to which
union five children were born, Emma,
Bettle F., Walter, Leona ond Beulah, all
of whom are married except .Beulah,
who lives at homo. AH of the'calldren
were at his bedside vhon he passed away
except Joseph of Colorado and Lily of
Nebraska City. Tha. funeral will take
place Sunday at 11 o'clock at the resi
dence, conducted by Rev. W. A. Taylor.
HI Plow on Fire. ,; " ' '
FREMONT, Neb., Nov. U.-(Special.)
A big gasoline plow belonging to Brown
brothers two miles nnd a-half nnrtheaBt
of this city caught fire last night while
some repairs were being made on it. The
fire department was called out and the
tanks of the chemical taken out in an
automobile. Tho plow, which cost $S,00O,
was considerably damaged but will soon
be doing work. The fire caught around
the seventy-gallon storage tank. The
plow is ono of the largest of the kind
ever manufactured. .
FIRE DOES DAMAGE IN
THE CITY OF WEST POINT
WK8T POINT. Neb., Nav. 11. (Spe
cial.) A dangerous fire broke out on
Tuesday evening at the Dlers feed barn,
In the business section of town, com
pletely destroying tha building. The
new Auditorium Is only a few feet away
and tlio dancer of tho fire communi
cating to that structure was very gre..
Owing to the entire absence of wlnt
this danger wnj averted. The turn
wss a total loss; Insurance very small.
The building was one of the oldest In
town and was owned by Ferdinand
Dlers, prppitetor cf the old AVet Point
house, the first hotel bulldins In West
Point, en old landmark.
The election In Cuming county for
county officers resulted In the following
choice of officers: For county tress
urcr, Herman Zeplln (rep.); clerk, W.
H. Harstlrk (dem.); sheriff, Milt
Knight (rep.); county Judge, Louis De
wald (dem.), unopposed; superintendent.
Miss Kmma R. Miller (rep.), unopposed;
surveyor, Q. A. Heller (dem.), unop
posed; coroner. Dr. C. L. Riley (dem.),
unopposed; clerk of the district court.
Otto H. Zarek (dem.); supervisor. Sev
enth district. West Point city, R. II. Ker
kow (rep.), unopposed.
The second fire cf the week broke out
this morning at 2 o'clock and totally
consumed the barn, corncrlbs and other
buildings, with their- contents, on the
premises of Amandus Derr, In tho west
ern portion of the city. Ixjhs nbout
$1,000; Insurance light. The cause of
the fire Is absolutely unknown, but Is
regarded as suspicious.
Mr. ond Mrs. Louis Grunke of .West
Point celebrated their golden wedding
anniversary at tho residence of their
son on their old homestead, west of the
city on Wednesday. Mr. Grunke Is the
elder of the aged couple, being 88 years
of ape. Both he and hi wife are In ex
ccllent health and bid fair to live for
many years. Many valuable presents
were received by the venerable pair,
'among which was $55 In gold coin.
MIrs JlBbel Grunke of West Point,
Who Is suffering from a severe attack
of appendicitis, wag cperatod upon by
Dr. Condon, of Omaha, at the Omaha
General hospital and is Improving
steadily in health.
Miss Lucy Hemstreet, a teacher In the
West Point High school, has tendered
her resignation to the Board of Kluca
tlon on account of the serious Illness of
her father, at hi home In'. Emerson,
Enoch Wetzel, one of tho oldest men
In West Point, who celebrated his
eightieth birthday some few days . ago,
Is dangerously ill at his residence In the
Deserts Her School
STANTON, Neb., Nov. 1 V-tSpeCial)
Yesterday morning Ml8 l'.llaalwth
Noaker, principal of the Stanton Hush
school, took the early morning t.aln for
her home In Penns Ivuniu. Pile had h:ul
considerable trouble In teaching the
hopefuls In the Stanton high, entire
classes rebelling and refusing to recite
to her. Sho handed In her resignation
several times to the School board, but
each time the .booid refused to recog
nise It. Finally she simply left town.
Stanton High school holds a reputation
for driving teachers from the school.
Last year about this time, an Instructor
In' the High school resigned on account
of misbehavior on the part of the pupils.
Suierlntendent J. H. Welch went to
Omaha to attend the State Teachers'
convention to look up some one to take
Miss Noaker's place. Miss Itcrtba y,
formerly of the city schools here, will
teach until aomoono Is secured.
NEWS NOTES FROM SEWARD
Burllnaton Official Consult Mayor
and Council About Kite for
Introduce Domestic Science.
J TECUMSEH, Neb., Nov. ll.-(Speclal.)-
I Vnder the direction of Superintendent V.
A Strickland of tho city schools, the
J? Women's Municipal loague has completed
plana for domestic science instruction In
tho high school on the Crete plan.
Hlttli School Operetta a Success.
DAVID CITi', Neb., Nov. 11. (Special.)
The high school chorus was greeted last
night by one of the largest crowds that
has gathered In the local opera house for
somo time, when they presented their
first program of the season in the form
of a two act operetta. The chorus was
organized last year and is under the per
sonal , direction of t Prof. Everette M.
Hosman.' Delegations from various school
districts of the county were In attend
ance. David City is one of the cities of
the state that encourages and supports
home talent and as a result Is able to
furnish a high class of entertainment for
the local people. Receipts of the enter
tainments are used to further musical
Interests In the schools.
Three Murder Cases.
FREMONT, Neb., Nov. 11. (Special.)
District court convenes next week, with
the largest list of criminal cases on the
docket for years. There are three mur
der, cases: Harry Earl, the negro who
shot Charles Vial, proprietor of. the Mid
land rooming houso last September, and
Caroline Rlchter and, Lewis Rogers,
charged with the murder of an Infant
child of the latter on August T last. The
body of the newly born child was found
In a boxcar at Colon with a towel twisted
around Its neck. '
SEWARD, Neb.. Nov. 11.0-(Speclal.)-Kd.
Blgnell, superintendent of tho Bur
lington, and Chief Engineer Dawson were
here Friday to advise with the mayor and
councilmen concerning the new $;r..tv
depot to be built here by tho burllngton
In the spring. The location will be either
one block east or one block west of tho
present location, which will necessitate
the paving of another street, the mam
street leading to the present site, having
been paved last year.
Price's pharmacy, which has been closed
on account of the settling of an oatute,
was sold this week to Hart of Colum
bus. Mayor Dlers has appointed John Mul-flngor-
as councilman In the West ward
to take the place of Councilman M. C.
Miller. Mho was disqualified by moving
from the ward.
Ray Julian Roberts, county clerk elect,
will be married at York, Neb., on Thurs
day November 23 to Frances Dorens,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elberta Butter
field of that city. The bride was super
visor of music in the Seward city schools
last year. 4 . (
All of the clubs of Seward have united
In a petition to the city council asking
for an ordinance to be passed clos.ng
the moving picture shows on Sunduy
School on the More.
STANTON, Neb.. Nov. 11. (Special. )
Yesterday and today everybody has been
busy at tho high school moving seats,
desks and other paraphernalia from the
old Into tho hew school building. School
did not convene Friday as nothing could
be done In the line of studies and as
Superintendent Welch Is In Omaha, The
lower grades will not move until a little
before dedication, Friday, November 24.
Jail Honda Defeated.
FREMONT. Neb., Nov. 11. (Special.)
Dodge county will have to get, along
with Its present Jail. The proposition to
Issue bonds for $30,000 for a new Jail was
overwhelmingly defeated, the, vote being
l',410 for and" 2.40 against. The present
Jail was blult about forty years ago add
Is In bad shape, though comparatively
Delinquent Tax Hale.
STANTON, . Neb., Nov. 11. (Special.)
At the treasurer's tax Kale held at the
county treasurer's office this week, seven
pieces of land were sold for delinquent
taxes for 1910. The Edward B. Baor Real
Estuto agency bought the entire bunch.
Stanton county htiB a record for the
small number of pieces of land which
are sold for delinquent tuxes.
The key to success in business Is the
judicious and persistent use of newspaper
fll- - jf
& SONS CO.
Hardware Specials Monday
On Monday Htoves, Ranges and other useful lioDwhfld
necessities are cut In price for one day only, and you cannot
afford to routs the big bargaius ouereu.
- , ,;i ir?l;-i-Va fry-
r.a -ri- j.i
inn soft coal heaters, full
00 size (E 4C
00 sire. (C OC
Monday UUl9 J
$11.00 size tfQ on
$14.00 No. 8 Cast Irun Cook
Stova. Monday ,..(9.90
pjFj,e . .mn.v-'.'mHrl
Celebrated Radiant Korr.e
Bui Burners, Oak Stoves, Oas
Kangaa and Cook Stoves
Thousand of these uneuualed
filoveu sold by ua In On. alia and
' giving perfect satisfaction. Most
economical : wont durable. . ,
CASH OK EAST F4YME3TB
Radiant Home Look
Radiant Home l'at
Itadiaut Home Mteel
Radiant Homo Oaks,
Radiant Home Uase
$29.00 to $67.00
BADIAaTT KOMI STOTXS ARB
TUB WOKLlrs STASDAKO
flue 60o broom,
Good strong Jap
1 hlg loti of spe
In I values
QUICK MX AX, KAWOES
$44 tin size, Monday;. .S36.00
$4M.OO Hl.e, Monday. .30.00
All complete with wann
ing rlnset, enaii:tled fines
and polished ti-
TOK TE1 "STOVE '
10c Shovel Be
16o Htove I'ipe lOo
lie Stove 1'oIihIi lOo
lull Hlai'k KnHmcl .... 100
20o Nickel 1'oliHh .... 14o
10c l'uker 4o
-All Biles Mica
77ool Wall Snstar
Vith both short and
long handles, ri-u-lar
Monday oniy WJW
white, f ire
proof war .
Regular, $1 0
Genuine I'alinottn fibre.
well made, lio size ...So
ilm sl.e jao
v il n 1 1 ii il
Laee urtains, Portieres and (Biirtam
Materials at. Special Prices
All goods arc new and fresh. Prices absolutely as stated. Every reduction a bona fide. one.
$l.'2."i kSviss Curt ii ins with ruft'lrs or licin, in stript's,
dots ami l'igurts. Spwial prioo, por air 95(
$L0( Swiss ( -urtiiins for lioil rooms, triiiiinod with 1:um
tnlgo. JSpot'inl prioo, per pair $1.50
$.'5.7r Fancy tMiihroitlort'd Swiss Curtains, dots or tain
hour, no raw tdires. Special pricv, por )air . .$2.1)3
$1.7.") and $.").0I) Cluny Curtains. Tlio vory newest,
'rrinuued otlo or insertion and edge on the host
French net. Arab color. Special prieo, pair, $3.90
$4.7") and $.".00 Duchess Lace Curtains in white, Arab
nnd ivory colors with border or insertion. Special
price, per pair $3.90
$r.00 and $.").50 Scrim Curtains, trimmed with Cluny
lace, hemstitched, or lace and insertion, also drawn
work. Special, per pair .$3.90
$7.75 Cluny Curtains, Duchess Lace Curtains, Mario
Antoinette Curtains, Scrim Curtains. The newest in
our stock. Special price, per pair $5.85
$10.00 Curtains in a variety of styles, including the fin
est effects in scrim with colored borders, drawn work,
also novelty nets and Duchess. All new. Special, per
$14.00 and $1.".00 Cluny Curtains, Duchess Curtains,
Venetian Curtains. Per pair .$11.59
$.".00 Portieres in Tapestry or Kepp with borders
colors. Special, per pair
$8.7."i Mercerized Portieres with Van Dyko edtrrv Alt
colors. The new light weights for straight hanging.
Special, per pair, .$(.75
$12.00 Satin Damask Portieres, Moire patterns. Mer
cerized Portieres. All in the newest colors.''' Wo can
match any wall paper. Bring in your samples. So
cial, per pair v. . . . .$10.00
$4.00 Persian Couch Covers, GO inches wide, three yards
long. Special price, each '. .'.$2.05
42-inch Curtain Scrim in white, ivory or Arab color,
per yard ...20c;
f)0e Curtain Scrim. All colors. Special, ard.'.37V'!:?
$1.00 Fancy Scrim, striped or plain. Special, yd., 75(5
(iOc Fancy Curtain Net iu Arab or white, 43 inches
wide. New patterns. Special price, per yard. .15c
$1.00 Fancv Net in filet patterns, Arabian colors..1 They
are tho newest. Special price, per yard
Wmm mi f
Special Bed Values
This heavy two-Inch continuous post
Brass bed Is finished in the het
English lRCquer. Sutln flnich.
Will Elve the best of satis- tfC
faction and service. Each
Mahogany Poster Bed
Twin bods In Bolld innhogany. I'lneapplo carved
top poMs. Hull finish. Hegulnr VBlue W5n.
Spoclal, each $35
Two-Inch poBt. Heavy - design.
Bright braes finUh. Heavy fillings.
A strong and well made .' CIO
bed. Speclul, each -. ... . I .
Oont Fail to Visit ur Bedding Department
Comforts Blankets Bedspreads
"Our Special Felt" weighs 48 lbs. .Covered in high
quality ticking. Thoroughly made nnd tufted. Full
. sizes $8.00
"Sunshine Felt" Mado'.with roll stitched edge, liound
corners: ' Fancy striped or figured art ticking. Price
"Imperial Felt" A strictly high quality felt mattress.
Tho best materials used throughout. Itoll stitched
edgo. Round comers. Weighs 48 lbs. Price, $12.00
The Ostermoor We are state agents for this famous
Patent Elastic- Felt Mattress. 45 lbs. one part. ' Yortr "
choice of stripe or art ticking $15.09i
Orchard & WiShelm (Earpet Company
IN CUSTER COUNTY
T,nM.-L'v nnw. Neb.. Nov. 11. (Fpe-
cial)-Tlie official count here dovulope.l
the' fact t'-iut the tickets were Imilly
scratched all ovr the county. Amons
some of the candidates ana tncir bw.hU.i
ers feellnK ran very high and although
the total vote cast was not as heavy as
two years ago the scrap was , w.
less energetic. On tne county ticket
MacKey. democrat, was re-elected treas
urer by a majority of 27. Osborne, re
publican, gets a second term as county
clerk, with a majority of 118. Malr, re
publican, was re-elected clerk of the dis
trlct court by a majority of 1S5. Coroner
l'ennlngton won over his democratic op
ponent, with 841 majority. Van Antwerp
was the .next highest mun, with 7S4 re
publican majority, for surveyor Hol
comb, democrat, practically hal!'o oppo
sition In the race fur county Judge, and
won out with D'JO votes all to the good.
The bone of contention, however, .was In
tho sheriffs office. Tho official returns
give Wilson, democrat. 20 majority.
Craig, tho defeated candidate. Is being
urged by some of IiIh supporters to con
test the count, but lias not yet decided
what he will da in tho mutter.
PRESIDENT OF NATIONAL AD
MEN'S ASS'N HERE THURSDAY.
I'rraton Hetn Job.
FRKMONT, Meb., Nov. 11.- (Special. )
N. W. Preston, who was private secre
tary for the lato CongreHsman 1-uttu, will
fill tho saino position for CoiiKriKsnian
Dun Stephens. Ho was Mr. rSlcpbeim'
campaign manager and lias always been
an active polltiiian.
AUSTRIAN LECTURER HERE
TO TALK T0C0UNTRYMEN
pr. I-'rauk SouUup or I'raguo, ISohemla,
1m tri Oniuha delivering lectures on eco
nomic conditions In Auslrlu and will tulk
Sunday moi nlng in Uuhemiun Turner hall.
Sunday afternoon ho will tulk on "Woman
In the Family and In HocU-ty" at N'ailouul
hall, Th.rleeiith and Willium i.ticet. 11c
is also i hcdiilt d to make an address Sun
day night In South Omaha at Twcniy
ftiftt and U stru.1.
Soiikup l a n:e(nLer of the Aus
trian parliament, besides holding the de
gree of doctor of lawn, lie In h1J to be
uiio of the bet-t Aiii-trlmi lecturers that
- !.... h.HI'll III Ihd l'tllti.,1 hltlllu.
I I1U CCt -
I Following his talks here, lr. 8oukup will
go to Lincoln, ana on l uesuuy evening
bo will again uddrens a .South Jmuha
audience. He l leeturlng under t(,u
aoiplce of the I'nited 1'oheiHan socle-tlea.
( o-K.il lUiuIril by r'ire.
IOWA CITV, Nov. II. -Kilo in the
Ueita Delia" Delta sorority fcous-.; at the
I'niveiiity of loa today cr-aiid a hur
ried panic among mini c f.rq of co-eil i
who were in the house at the tlmo and
Inflicted about t''t worth of dumngt-s
Ufui c It was txliuguli lied.
Ocorge V. Coleman of Huston, president
of tile AHSoclated Adveitlelng ( lub of
America,, will be the guest of the Omaha
Ad club Thursday evening. The Club
will give a dinner In his honor tit the
l'uxtou hotel beginning at 8.30 o'clock,
and Mr. Coleman KI give an extended
address on lliu subject of .idvertmtng.
Mr. Coleman it ono of Hoston's leading
clllxenH, being at tho heud of the famous
Kurd Hull movement, which includes
Sunday afternoon masn meeting for nent
v. hero topics of arioiis kludM are di-
euhsed. Ho was formerly publisher of the
ChrlMtian KiKleavor World, but U now
adveillsliig manager fur a large fhoe
Omaha first met Mr. Coleman more
than a yoar ago when ho came here uh a
delegate to tho natloiiiil advertising con
vention from the Pilgrim Publicity asso
ciation. It was bis speech that captured
tin Ifill cutivoiition for lloritou. Il In a
forceful b eal.er and an authuilty on pub
.1. ity inutteiH.
' '' -
Coming This Week
The Mid Seft Imiiletnent Dealers' s
Hociutlon hold itx annual conveiitloii
Tuesday, Wi-dnenlay ad Thursday after
nooua at the Auditorium, with an lmplo
in. nl exposition hi connection. CopleM of
the program have not Vet reached Omulia
from Secretary ConHiiinn, who resides at
Vesta. Seven to eight hundred dealers It.
the usuul attendanc e.
Pr.icltially the entire main floor of tile
Auditorium vt!l bu i!i voted to an ri.hililt
t-f luipleniei.l:!. Vlie coiiveiitioti aes i!ons
will bu held on the tlae.
TTTTPC T?PHTnHlHrT TiTi Wo ,iave U8t i,eneti special do-
1 U1VO kLdVLJ U LsljEtU partmont fur remodeling furn. In
charge of an expert deHlguer. tiring In your old furs. You'll bo
Huri'rlsed to see bow we can utilize them In making hats, muff;!,
Executor Under Will,
Guardian, Trustee, Manager
Every peraon of property ehculd make a Will.' Men plan and
strive a lifetime to acquire an ebUte, but too often neglect properly
to provide for their families, who are unaccustomed to the handling
This btislnees U what we aro incorporated for. It has been
our special business for L'5 years.
It us draw your Will for you and give you tho betiefit of our
Kcv to thy bliu.ilion Lie Wuut Ads.
( apitul tuiil Surplus, lii.lH),ti!)U.OO.
Slate Deposit $K,0t;l).0O.
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