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LAW REVISION UNDER WAY
Commissioners Find Task
Occupy Much Time.
LAWYERS ASKED TO SUGGEST
All romnlMlonm liar I'vlnced
Ufilrf llwlvf Pria1a from
Lawyer of JVrhraaVa for
Nerdrtl Chan .
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
UNCON. Nov. . 17. (Special. )-The
statute revision commission provided for
by the last session o fthe state legislature
'.ai a grant task before It anil there Is
wime doubt at the present time whether
Bufflclent headway can be gained to make
a. reiort at the ticxt session of the legis
lature, according to the secretary, J. H.
Mroady o fthls city. Thi commissioners
meet once a month at present, but are
working constantly at their various d'vl
Hlons of the stole statutes. At the present
liino the civil and criminal dodos have
been revised and the sommlssloncrs are
Jiow taking up corporations, decedents,
courts and elections.
.Ml of tho commissioners have evinced a
deslra to receive suggestions from the
lawyers of the state and there is a gen
eral demand that alt who are interested
thould offer criticisms as to present Mate
I nder the law which created this com.
mission the member can.-.at iak
ilianges In laws which will affect their
leeanlni;. ViIimio conflicts in (sections oc
cur they are empowered to make other
ti.anges rectifying such le(;al errors in
the laws hs Lave been poiiuid out by the
The commission 1j ttroncly consider
ing recommending two changes In civil
procedure. In fact Judge l'ost Is working
on the form of one of thcte recommenda
tions at the prestnt time, Ucfore, the com
mission offers them to the legislature
ll will consult with lawyers all over the
late and with the recomnicmdallons will
li esent the opinions of these lawytrs and
Jurists. Thus the legislature will not be
ollged to take the word of the cotnmis
Hon as to the need for the changes.
One of tlit changes being considered Is
t.ie method of starting null at law.
Vnder the present Nebraska law If one
nion wishes to begin an. action against
fcnother in district court he must f ie his
petition, secure a summons from the dis
trict clerk, have the slierltf servo this
summons, and Kit his return on that sum
mons. The cjinmisslon Is conn.de rinK the
i tcommtndatiou of what Id callea "the
original notice. ' This sort of procedure it.
followed In Minnesota. Wisconsin, Iowa
tuid both the Dakotas. If one man wishes
to begin suit against another he merely
v rites out nitiue of the fact and ras it
served on tht prosptctice defendant by
Kiiy person not a relative of the f!rt or
t-eoond degree. This person who serves
tin; notice makes affidavit to the fact
vith the district1 clerk. If tht defendant
accepts service he endorses the written
Trial of T.E.Stewart
Begins at Beatrice
TJEATniCK. Neb.. Nov. 17. (Special. )
The case of Thomas K. Stewart, former
bookkeeper at the feeble minded Institu
tion, was called for trial In the district
court yesterday. He In charged with
sta11nT SI. 350 from the state while em
ployed there. Assistant Attorney General
Ayers and County Attorney V. O. Me
tiirr are conducting tlie prosecution, and
(Jeorge Hastings of Crete and Judtrc
Kretsinger of this city appear for the de
fense. The forenoon was spent In securing a
Jurv, and the state was Introducing Its
evidence In the afternoon until the prose
cutors ran analnst a snag In the shape of
two rulings by Judge Pemberton. ,
State Accountant Tulleys was called to
the stand and asked to Identify a book
which was shown to him, and which was
raid to be the cash book of the Institu
tion. The defense objected on the ground
that the book had not been properly Iden
tified, and that Htewart had not been
properly connected with It, nor had I',
been shown that he wrote anything In It.
The objections were sustained.
C. P. Underwood. Stewart's successor,
ldentifie dthe book as the one turned over
Identified the book as the one turned over
Intendcnt. Identified the entry In the
book as having been made by Ftewatt.
Tulleys was again called to the stand to
Identify the entry In the book, but the
defense objected on toe ground that tl r
book was the best tvldenee and that the
book was not In evidence. ' Objection s.is-
The next rtei for the state Is to get the
book In evidence, and the matter stood
at that point last evening when court ad
The Jury selected to try the case com
prises J. E. Remmerp, W. K. Garrett,
Leonard Gilmore, Nelson Goodreun,
James Regon, N. J. Deyo. A. C. Ileaston,
Fred Kracke. Temple Pierce." Y. C. Morn
lr g, John F. Bamkroger and W. 11.
Kaiser. The end will not be reached. It
U thought, before some time Saturday.
La Follette Will
Speak in Nebraska
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Nov. 17. (Speclal.)-La Fol
lette men In thla etate have given out the
news from headquarters of the league es
tablished to promote his candidacy for
the presidency of the United States, that
they expect to entertain their candidate
in Nebraska about December 1. The
exact, date of the Wisconsin senator's call
to the state has not been ret, but wlll.be
announced within tho next few days.
The Intention of tho leaders Is to have
the bis; meeting at Lincoln, with another
meeting at Hastings.
You Can't Kwp Warm
Without Warm Underwear
Poor, Imuiely woven Under
wear l'cs its warmth witri
the first Hashing. Ourn
doesn't lose if warmth neither
does it "full' tip.
60c Carmant and up
Union Suits SI or mora
OMAfiA'S ONLY MOUEHN CLOTHING STOUL
Great Line of Sweaters
51.50 to $6.50
Tllli HOl, O. UUALII Y tLO
Hilf-Mlnuta Stori Talk
It's a .oiumon tiling for some nna
to say: "I've traded here ever
since you opened up. nlwaya
got my money's worth, and I al
ftuvN send my friends here when
ever 1 run." Swh tilings serve to
stimulate our effort and make us
wora harder to please our cus
tomers and to lie worthy of their
recommendation. VYe owe a lot
of our Mii'i-ess to the fellows who
bought clothes cf us when we
first opened tin. Wo thank them
Mini their friends unit their
friends' frlcnda and bo on down
PRIZES ARE AWARDED AT
MERRICK COUNTY CORN SHOW
. CENTRAL CI1 , Neb., Nov. 17.-(Spec-lui)
The Merrick County Corn show and
1 'aim era' Institute concluded Its sessions
. ,1111a , uftouiooii with the locture on
"Dairying and. SiloV by Professor A. L.
Haocker of 'the state agricultural school,
delivered at the opera house. At . 4
o'clock Thursday afternoon the exhibitors
commenced removing their property from
tin Academy, of Music, where it was on
inhibition, and the Corn show was over.
Although 'this has not been one of the
lest corn yoars In Merrick .county, there
vere many splendid exhibits, and the
vnlforni excellence showed that the les
sons of seed corn testing and grading are
lecomlna generally descemlnated In Mer
Tho program began Wednesday at 2
p. ni. with a lecture by Professor A. T.
Kcltselhach on "ed Corn Selections
and Farm Management." One of the
. liiain feature! of the two-days events was
the lecture by Professor L. W. Chase at
tho opera home Wednesday evening. Ills
topic was good roads.' He illustrated his
lecture with etereoptlcon 'views, and gave
a decidedly Interesting demonstration on
the difference between good and bad
roads, and the methods of road building.
Thursday morning at Hord'a hall there
was . .very Interesting domestic Science
dcincnstratlon and lecture by Miss Mary
Nels Skow, who topped the winnings
In the seed corn of last' year, also was
the biggest winner this year. He cap
tured the sweepstakes prlzu of $10 for
tho best ten ear of corn, and also the
prize for the best ten ears of yellow
corn. II, AL AVolcott was also a leading
winner, with first In the best ten ears
of white corn, and first and second In
the competition for the best single ear
The key to success it tiumness Is the
Judicious and persistent use of newspaper
BUTLER WILL HAVE SHORT
COURSE IN AGRICULTURE
DAVID CITY, Neb., Nov. 17.-(3peclal.)
During the week of December 4 to 'i,
Inclusive, Butler county will have one
week's ahort course. In agriculture and
domestic science, under the supervision
of Superintendent F. A. Stech. Superin
tendent Stecb has secured some of the
best talent available for Instruction and
will have several speakers W note to talk
on live and Important subjects ct special
interest to rural peoplei . .
Aside from, the theoretical , Instruction
there will be work dally in seed selec
tion, nloolc judging, etc., Dr; John
Sprague having donated the use of his
large' barn for' that purpose In case the
weather is inclement. Much , Interest In
the . course is being manifested locally
and its success Is already ttusured.
The annual. Butler County Corn show
Is to be held In the court house during
the last two. days of the course. . Twc
hundred and . fifty dollars was donated
by the county board for the two events
and $100 was subscribed by the enterpris
ing business men of the town.
Messrs." Pugsley and Nelson and Miss
Rowan of tho university have been se
cured and negotiations are pending with
the Inventor of the King road drag for a
lecture on good roads.
DISTRICT COURT IN PHELPS
Jorr Takes Twenty. Four Honrs to
Deride that Man Was Drank
on Fourth of July.
HOLDREGB, Neb.. Nov. 17.-(Spectal.)
District court is In session here . tills
week, with Judge II. S. Dungan of Hast
ings on the bench. This Is a Jury term
and a lurge number of cases of consider
able Importance have been disposed of.
It took n Jury twenty-four hours to sat
isfy Itself on the simple question as to
whether or not (Just Frebur of thla city
was drunk on the Fourth of July. At
the end of that time a verdict of guilty
was reached. The case wae Important
because of the suits and counter suits
growing out of trie arrest of Freburg and
a companion. O. R. Levin, City Marshal
John Porter having used violence In mak-
tho kind you pay
95 far elsewhere
Billy Bourke touches the vital
point when he offers to open up
seams and "prove up" on the
Benjamin Suits and Overcoats
L $18.00 to$3S.OO
new clothes to
:ihow their tail
oring a id Hia
tal tula it. ust te
1 ackril up iiy
thai talk. We
"hew yon. Wear
u rlrn a i'It for
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38 South Fifteenth
The Great Big Store
with the Great Big Stock
and the Great Big Values
There are many advantages to be derived from buying the things
you wear at this store. It's the biggest men's and boys' store in the
west. Therefore, it has, at all times, the biggest stock from which to
select. That s a great advantage in so tar as it gives vou an opportun
ity tn rfrntifv vour everv whim. Bein so much larger and handling t53
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r.1 ,r o-v miioli lirrtrr nii'rc no on i irwIict-M itrwl w1i'ifif-irf- of tlir, 1-ti im rt lVw..'
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end ot the business, wperating, as we uo, unucr a system mat gives
our customers the full benefit of our advantages we turn the savings
on our buvin over to the selling end of the business. That means
great, big values, greater than any other store can possibly offer. Besides these things
ours is the store beautiful, the store satisfactory, and the store that it pays to get in
touch with. Start now, today.
Speaking of Suits and Overcoats
You follows, who have tried store after store,
trying to get the kind of garments you want at
a reasonable price, come in. We'll show you
assortments to surprise you and values to more
than please .you. Men of small means are just
as well provided for as men who can afford
extravagance, l'ettor have a look.
Suits $10.00 to $40.00
Overcoats $10.00 to SGo.CO
About Our Medium Priced Garments
Auy store can quote the prices that follow.
Any store can speak in flattering terms of tho
suits and overcoats it sells for those prices.
lut, to go on record, before the whole commu
nity, with a statement as bold as ours that's
different. AVhen we say that ours save you
$5.00 we are sure of our ground.
$15, $20, $25
You Big Men, Lst Us Suit, or Overcoat You
There isn't a store in the country so well prepared to receive a visit from you. "Ve honestly belicvo
we have more Suits and Overcoats ranging in size from 42 to 48 than all other stores combined. You
had better see us before you make a selection from an incomplete stock.
for Abused Feet
If your feet have been abused
in'days gone by by careless
clerks and shoes made of im
properly treated leather
come in and say "Craw
ford" to one of our knowing
Shoemeu; These shoes are
as stylish as they are com
fortable and every pair saves
vou a dollar and a half.
$3.G0 to $4.50
Groat Una at $2.50
Do You Know About
; True Blue Serges?
Well sir! they're the best
; ' serges on the market. They
are the finest in finish and
the most permanent in dye.
'' ' They ure'tho only serges ot
correct weight. And, what
-. is best of all they cost even
Jess than common serges.
Our winter Suits are the
kind the Blue Serge enthusi
ast will appreciate.
310.00 to $35.00
The Things You
Wear on Your Head
Your hat must look right
and bo of a quality to stay
right looking. Your cap
must be made from mater
ials that will stand rough
usage. That's the kind of
headwear we sell and the on
ly land. That's why our
Hat and Cap business makes
such wonderful growth.
Stylish Hats 91 to $10
Good, Warm Caps, 50c up
lllyHilU.'N " ov jv Hi
rAKi'-utV-'CI'l's-Vr lA I $
Jill ... Jly & ,
Your Shirts and Neckwear
Should come from this store. They're
certain then to bo good and in good
Dressy Shirts $1.00 up
Swell Neckwear 50c up
t-inr the arrets. Levin, who Is yet to l.e
tried on a charge of interferlne with an
officer in tho (Uncharge of his dutl-s.
twt. fin- damatcrti. hut lost In the
county court. An ai.peal was taken to
the district court, hut the case may now
he dropped, the marshal havlnt; twice
beaten his adversaries at law.
Porter was the derencunl in a sum mi-.m
important case, In which James Kings
ley, a Holdreffo real estate man. su.d
him for 5,5:5 damn Res because of an al
leged unprovoked assault upon him by
the city officer last May. The Jury re
turned a verdict last nlBht grantlnu
Klnasley Jl damages and assessing the
costs against Porter.
PERU COUPLE CELEBRATE
PERlT. Neb., Nov. l". Special.) Fifty
five years In Nebraska Is tho record of
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Oood. who recently
celebrated their golden wedding ut tlvir
home In Pent. The former came to Ne
braska In the spring of lSifi. and Miss
Parbara E. lsh came with her parents
the following fall. They were married
October 24, 1S61, and nearly fifty years
of that time has been spent In Peru.
They have prospered wonderfully and
both are In excellent health.
The golden wedding celebration was In
the form of a dinner at which all the
children were present. The guests from
Peru were Mr. and Mrs Kills Good, Mr.
and Mrs. M. ' K. Hood and children, ).
M. Good, Mi. and Mrs. K. A. Cood and
daughters of Lincoln and Mrs. Ada Kuna
of Wood Ulver.
CUSTER COUNTY BOOKS
WILL BE CHECKED UP
imOKUX BOW, Neb., Nov. 10. (Hpe
clal.) Uifore the lioard of County Su
pervisors today an Important motion af
fecting Custer county treasurers for six
teen years back wan nitule and unani
mously can led by all members prrwrnt.
The motion as curled rtads tint an ex
pert accountant be employe! to check
up the books of the county truisureis
for the last sixteen years as regards In
terest' on county funds and tax suh-s
certificates from Januaiy 1, up to
Januaiy, 111-'. Tin. mot, on was made by
CommifcfcliiiH r Dewey, republican, and
was seconded by commissioner llurnham.
irpubl can. As the board stands at pres
ent there aie four republicans and three
democrats. The treasimrs affected are
Clarence Macl'cy, democrat, rtsent :i,
cumbent; Jo!m t'av.inee, repullii mi,, V.
A. Utorge, reiub!li in; M. K. Hi hinu-ln:,'cr.
democrat, and II. l.omav. dimociut.
druggist of Callaway, who was charged
ns responsible for the action of his drug
clerk In sdllng tartar emetic, which was
alleged to have cauued the death of Mrs.
Ktta Moses In HeptcmbT, JH10. brought
In a verdict today In favor of the plain
tiff, clvlm? him damages in the sum of
I1.&0. The (aiw bttrnclrd unusual atten
tion and was bitterly fought by the de
fense, who brought expert medical testi
mony from both Otnaha and Lincoln. In
charging the Jury judi;o Hosteller warned
It not to consider the name of Norrls
liarber, who was originally mado one of
the defendants, as It had been proven
that he was not of ago at the time the
drug was alleged to have been sold. This
left Dr. Matthews tho only defendant In
NEWS NOTES FROM BEATRICE
lr. Tlionisn Itoseernns U Seriously
lujurt-il In n It univu y
BANKERS LEAVE FOR
NEW ORLEANS CONVENTION
IUther Iraltn. Victor 11. Caldwell and
PeForest Illchnrris, Oinnha bankers;
Charles llannnn and Harry Vanllrunt,
Council Hluffs; 11. A. Oelricli, Hutte,
Neb., and some fifteen other Nebraska
bank' rs left Thursday night over the Mil
waukee f6r New Orleans to attend the
national convention of the American
liuukeiV association. They occupied a
couple of private cars and several of them
were accompanied by their wives.
BKATItlCK. Neb., Nov. 17.-(Special.) i
Thomas Itosecrans, a veterinary surgeon
at Odell, was Fcrlously Injured In a run
away near that place Wednesday. He
was thrown from his buggy and sustained
a broken hip and severe bruises about the
body. The vehicle was completely
wrecker!, but the horses escaped Injury.
Father Pelras'h of this city yesterday
sold his quarter wctlon farm lying west
of Pine Springs to K I.. Sunderland for
1 15. I'M).
Goodrich encampment No. 1H. Inde
pendent Older of Odd Fellows, held llf
meeting lai.t night and elected these of
ficers; (Jeorpe ,tunipf, chief patriarch.
Keel, pernor warden; A. S. Ledger,
warden: Frank Iteming, high
I". T. McMahau, secretary; W. J.
treasurer; A. C. Kiel und I.ea
lodge No. Knights of Pylh-
LINDSAY WILL ABANDON
DOUGLAS STREET STORE
S. W. Lindsay, who has conducted u
Jewelry store at 1510 Douglas street dur
ing the last twenty-six years, has ar
ranged for new and more central quarters
In the Paxtou block at Sixteenth and
Farnam streets. He expects to bo In
stalled in the new location about Janu
Deliver Mmti Arreel nt Kt. J oar ph.
HT.1 JOHKPli. Nov. 17.-Joseph Klern, a
Denver leal estate dealer, wanted there
on a l-harge of emhezclcinent. Is under
arrest here and will bo held for a Denver
WESLEYAN COLLEGE CHAMPS
Methodists Overcome Players from
Hastings College, 12 to 5.
M'CANDLESS MAKES STAR RUN
Uodiirs Throuuh Hold Flrlil fur
Pleat Touchdown Van Allen
seorea NeeuDd 'l'ouch.
VNIVEHKITr PLACli, Neb.. Nev. 17.
(Speclal Telegram.) In a holly contested
game of foot ball here this afternoon,
Wesleyan defeuteil Hastings college, by a
score of 12 to 6. Winning this game gives
Wesleyan a clear record fur the state
championship, as all rivals for that honor
have been defeuted.
Tho only thing that marred tho con
test was the slowness of tho officials In
Inflicting penalties. Tho game dragged
for two and a half hours.
Hustings kicked off tu Aden, who re
turned twenty yards. Cains by Cham
berlain, Vlu Allen and McCandless took
the hall to Hastings' thirty-yard lino,
uhcro Mci'andlcss failed In an attempt
t kick a field !. The b
sawed back and forth and the first quart
ter ended with the ball on llastinKs'
AGED INSANE WOMAN WHO
IS IN NEED OF SUCCOR
A w hltc-halred, aged, decrepit and In
sane woman was brought Into tho office
of the Associated Charities by tho trav
elers' aid, to whom she was turned over
by officials at tho Union depot. They had
found her wandering about and when
asked for what she was look In?. In a
quavering voire tho old woman replied;
'For my shoe last."
There was no means of Identifying the
Insane woman. At times she became
violently unmanageable. She couid not
tell her name and tho only words she
would speak wero that she wart looking
for her "shoo last." fhe has been plaoert
In the hands of the sheriff, who will hold
her for a few days pending further Investigation.
New Jersey Hank Closed,
NKW YOKK, Nov. 17 A dispatch
from Katun, i'a., received here today
stales that the Washington National
hank of Washington, N. J., has closed
its doors. . .
lus. i Ix led theve of fliers at a meeting
held Wednesday night: II. D. Walden,
( hantellnr commander; Finest Hi-haekel,
VIte chancellor; L. II Abbott, prelate;
! August rVhaf. r. niaHer of exchequer;
j V. 11. Kubbl,:s, master of finance; F. ".
I Droullard, ki epi r of records and seals;
John Witi-.Ui. muster ,f work; John
Palefski. Inside i:ual(!:un: Archie .Vcliultz,
. outsiilo M'u.Uian; lta V averting, F. T.
Mc.ialiM anil John Kopccky, trustees.
MOSES GETS JUDGMENT
AGAINST A DaUGGIGST
nnOKKX POW, Neb. N.iv. 17. iSi.e.
ri.il.) The Jurv in the .la mage s i t
brourht bv I . R M -s-h of th . plie
against Dr. A. L. Matthews, jd;j ri:i.iu u.id
TO EUROPEAN POSTS
Foity Mormon missions rles, mostly
young men from l'tah, anlved today on
i i 'nion Pacific No. 4 and lel't dm mg the
afternoon fur ll:o ea.-t ovn' the (jrc.il
Western. They are on their way to
Furope, uhcro th'V ni.l remain four
years. 1' ii'.ng their lo In Omaha, they
' visited I'l'-rcnce and went tu the old
j Mormon cimetcry . c.-.t town. ( in
I then uy tack they sloo; c.l at tin
' i-'lui eie cit (elk, where they ln-.petcd
I On; 1 ;g ci.Uo'iwcod tiec, aid to have
l.i-ili I l inu I I i liiilium Vouug Koine
16th and Farnam
2d Floor Over
McCrorey's 5 and 10c
it: r i
A Chance to SAVE
On High Quality
COATS 5 SUITS
The ladlcH of Omalia aro rujildly reco(?nlzlng the fact thut we
moro than niuUe good every ud vcrtisliiB claim. That's tho iiollcy
thut Koverns the ntwoKt and brlghtcHt ladies' apjiurel Htort? In the
city. During llio pust few weeka we've given some exceptionally
good values for Saturday we are going to eclipae every former
offering. The following Is absolutely TKl'K In every particular
and It i.s NOT exaggeratid. We urge you to TUT I'S TO TIIK
TK.ST. SKU TllliSK VAI.l'KS HKKOKK ULY1NCJ. World fatuous
Talnicr and Kedfern guiineiits Included.
Choice of any Suit in the Store,
Worth up to $45, Saturday
3G0 Coats in 4 Great Lots, Less Than Half Their Real Value
$5, $10, $15, 19.50
$2 Tailored Waists, 98c $5 Skirts, $2.95
Messaline and Tatfeta Petticoats $1.75
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