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The Omaha Evening
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VOL. XLI NO. 134.
OMAHA, TUESDAY EVENING, NOVEMHEK 1H, .1911-14 I'AOES.
jf Every Day on Onrport Fog-
THREE FIRMSLOSE BY FIRE
Lost Now Estimated at $152,500,
Mostly Covered by Insurance.
A. I. FOOT THE BIGGEST LOSER
tarrrit N anther of The Twentieth
Century Farmer Destroyed
Dker F.na-mvlno- Pant
A I no Horn. ,
A. X. Boot, building-, partial loss. .$ 95,000
A. I. Root, Printing company .... OO.OOO
Woodman of tha World bo.ooo
akr Jro. ling-raving company 86.000
OUi Xlevator company B.6O0
The foregoing i the approximate lors
by fire that swept through the three
Ktory brick building on the north slJo of
Howard, between Twelfth and Thirteenth
streets, at a lato hour lust night The
building occuplrd the numbers 12 I'M)
Howard street and aa occupied by tuu
How and Just where the fire Marled Ih
a mystery, as the third story of toe
building Is practically burned off, Indicat
ing that the blase might have originated
In any one of the three large rooms on
tho upper floor.
On the. third floor of the east third of
the building, occupied by the Woodmea oi'
the World mailing room, men were work
ing until after 10 o'clock, . and at , tho
time when they quit work everything wad
In tho beBt of condition.
Smoke Seeu Karly. i
At U o'clock, Jt Is said tliut parties
passing' the entrance ot the alley un
iweikiu, between imniuy una iiotta.u
sireeis, saw sinouo issuing from nuiae oi
Uie back- winnows, but'iuaue nu report,
il haa been Impossible to locale the pul
tWa who toid this utoiy. However, shortly
alter midnight an uiarm was tunica in
aid a portion of the depaitmcnt re
tponoed. When the. fit omen reacned. the
scene the entlie third tloot- was In fiamea,
having broken tnrough the roof at the
uurtn end and over the portion of the
building occupied by the Wuoumeft of the
World and baker Bros.' Engraving" com
pany. Seeing that it was .to be a hard, fire
Vu cope with, a second ala.m was turned
In and the entire downtown portion ot
Uie department wan called out, By till
Ume, .the fire had gained such headway,
being ted on paper and other Iniiamuola
.material, that the north end of the rooi
ver. tbo east nnd west halts of tnc
building fell In, scattering a shower ot
brand!, that for a. time threatened tlie
destruction of other ." buildings In tne
vicinity. The fiamfcs eh'ot Into the' air
hund.eds of feet, carrying along par
tially " burned. unches 'of paper,. l which
were caught up by 'the wind1 and be.ng
Xanned until they biased,' were carried
(Continued-on Page Two.) .
Gas from Auto is
i'atai to uaauff eur
- BAir-tTLAlRB, Wta., Nov. 21. James
Bavalrd, chauffeur for W. K. Coffin,
president of the Rati Claire National
ur.li u...' f, -lurid dead In the Coffin barn
here today, death, being caused by gas
from h exhaust on n automobile. .A
horse, two cows and fifty chickens In
the barn were also klllod by the gas.
Bavaird i kneeling and leaning up
against a wheel of the automobile, hav
ing been engaged In pumping up a tire
FILE CLERK TO BE NAMED "
FOR THE COUNlY CLERK
Appointment ot a file clerk, whose sole
business It sball be to keip charge of alt
wills, petitions, orders and other docu
ments In all departments of the county
court, will be made January 1, 1912. ac
cording to announcement of Clyde J.
Sundblad, clerk of the county court.
For months the need of such a clerk
has been apparent. Business of tho
county court has increased to such Vol
ume that a man is needed constantly to
wait upon attorneys and others who wish
to take out pupers of one kind or an
other and to look up various matters in
connection with suits and probate cases.
The name of the new clerk will not be
given out until the first of the year,
though it Is understood County Judge
elect Bryce Crawford has named hlra.
THREE BURNED TO DEATH
AT MIDDLESBDRO, KENTUCKY
MIDDLES BOUO. Ky.. Nov. 21-Three
persons were burned to death today In a
fire that destroyed a business building In
tlie center of town. The dead are:
Forecast till 7 P- nt. Wedneaday:
For Omaha, Council Bluffs and Vicinity
Fair tonight and Wednesday; warmer
tonight; colder Wednesday afternoon. '
Tcmperatnre at Umaha Today
Hour. Degree. Hour. Degree.
6 a. m 1.. ti 11 a. m
a. m 31 12 m
7 a. m...
8 a. m...
9 a. m...
10 a. m...
1 p. in..
2 p. tit..
2 p. m..
I p. m. .
Local AYeatlivr ixccord.
lll. 1SI0. 1D09. tjOi.
Ixiwest last night 41 i; , ij
Precipitation OJ .uu -s ,j-t
Normal temperature for today, ij Qe
grees. Deficiency in precipitation since Marcu
1, It si Inches.
Deficiency corresponding period in 1910,
li t inches.
Excels corresponding period in I'M, 2.U
- Weather In the Urala Uelt.
The western area of high piessure has
overspread the country between ma
Hookies and tha Allegnanles, with lu
crest over the middle Mississippi valley.
The area ot hign is attenued by gene,
ally ciear and colder weittner, and tem
peratures are much lower this morniug
in tlie middle Mississippi and lower ikiis
aouri valleys and on the soumern llocky
mountain slope. A uepi'esun, accom
paiiKd by wanner wi atari, has appeared
in the uorthwrat. and Is moving uuu
over the upper valleys, a. id tnu -depies-kiun
will bung warmer wiatlier to llni
vicinity tonigiit, tollowed l colder by
W.uimijiy arternoon. i lie weather w.i
probably continue fair tomghi aud
l, v,-i.iJi y. L- A. WELSH.
The Bee will print short sig-neA
communication presenting name
for commissioner. Bend yours In.
, Offer hut one candidate at a time.
11. John W. Griffith.
If I owned tho City of Oinnha. to gft
the best business government for the City,
I would not select nun for commissioners
whose services In the past had fulled t
bring them In the open market more than
$1-5 a moniu. no matter how popul ir thoy
were, but I would look for -tho most
experienced but lursa men I could find
who would accept the positions at ?1,DOO
a year, 1 have now In mind u ?tu,wo a
year man who has Just reached the usee
limit for tetlrnncnt by ihe Union Pacific
Railrtad company. He lias for thirty
years had charge of Uie purchasing of
all of the material and supplies used by
that great system, amounting to hundreds
ot millions of dollars woith of supplies,
embracing everything from a track bok
to a parlor car. Oct him if you tan. His
name Is John V. Griffith.
. D. C. PATTERSON.
12. John J. Ryder.
Inasmuch as nominations are Hu Older,
the undersigned respectfully submits the
name of Colonel John J. Ryder, a gentle,
man of ripe years und judgment, one who
has had extensive experience In legisla
tive wolk; public Epliited. generous, af
fable and capable; the highest type of
our modern citizenship; would fill with
grace and 'dignity any position within the
gift of the- people. He has nerved long
and ably as a -member of the library
board without any other compensation
than the satisfaction of knowHng that
his work was well dope. He Is progres
sive In his ideas and a rrutn th it the
humblest citizen could approach knowing
that he would.be recelved'wlth the same
courtesy that would be extended to" the
proudest and richest of our citizens.
B. J. BCANNELL,
13. , Walter S. Jardine.
As one of the commissioned to be voted
for next spring, I would suggest the name
of Walter 8. Jardine. Mr. Jardine has al
ways been. an . active and public spirited
citizen; he has done more for. tho society
of Ak-Sar-Ben than nny other-one man;
he is capable, honest and firm In what he
believes Is right. We have fw men among
us (better fitted to act. as commissioner.
Mr. Jardine Is a busy man and the only
trouble will be to peisuade him to accept
the, htnor. . LEWIS A. ELLIS.
14. W. S. Poppleton.
15.. John P. Breen.
The' press is the" watchdog of civiliza
tion, consequently your editorials of the
16th and 17th, headed: ."Bend In your
Nominations.'-' ''Dun't 'He Bftshful,'' are
timely, r believe that the: political pedi
gree of every cnnaffrttTe'STibtild be' strip
ped 'to the skin. It Is universally known
that several of our office holders and as
Lilrants for office, If their political record
appeared In the buff, would be as tainted
as the beef the Spanish-American soldiers
eat. There are but two requirements
necessary to fill an office, honesty and
competency. Therefore, the press, as an
educational medium, should be trunk and
fearless In enlightening the people a to
the qualifications of those who aspire to
office. I will suggest the names of W. S.
Poppleton and J. P. Breen for commis
sioners. It these men permit their name
to be submitted for office they possess
the necessary qualifications.
Mora In tomorrow's Srenlna Bee.
Body of Man Found
in Car Loaded with
Bullion from Omaha
NEW YORK. Nov. 20.-In a freight car
loadcdwlth copper bullion shipped from
Omaha the body of a man was found
suspended from a nail by his clothing
when the car was opened at Perth Am
boy, N. J., today.- The letters "J. I."
were tattooed on the man's arm.
The police have communicated with the
Omaha authorities In an effort to estab
lish the dead man's identity. The coro
ner said death was due to exhaustion.
Wanted in Concord
St. JOSEPH. Mo., Nov! 1. Cleurgo C.
Poplneau, a bogus maguzlne agent, ar
rested here last week, who claimed to
have murdered a man in Chicago and
eloped with his wife. Is wanted In Con
cord, Mass., for violating a parole from
prison, and will be returned there u
completion of his jail term here.
CO-OPERATION A BIG BENEFIT
Elevator Manager 'Speaks of Prog
ress Made in Ten Years.
MOVEMENT SHUNNED AT FIRST
S. A. llalton of .Minneapolis Ks plain
lo Ills Hearers that experienced
..Men Mast He In (.'barge ef
. rnin Haslnrss.
"Managers of co-operative companies."
i taid S. A. Dalton of Minneapolis ut the
morning session of tlie Omaha District
! Farmers' Co-Operative Elevator Man
jugtrs' association, "have never received
I their Just clues for the progress this cu-
operative movement has made, in the last
ten years. 1 huve been attending annual
line tilled ii C these coinpanie4 for the lust
uicadc, and all ci-vdlt for the advance
ment of tnlu movement haa been given
to the stockholder, the farmer. 1 am
glad to tee that the managers have be
come organized In vucu a way that It is
readily teen thai they ino.in to accom
plish treat thinks.
"Ten yeuis uo when the co-operative
movement was In Its Infancy, 1, with a
couple other grain men, traveled through
the state of lowu organizing co-operativu
elevator. The tanners at first thought
we we ic a fet or grafters, but they soon
became convinced that we were working
lor their benefit. hen it began to Uawn
on them that It would be advantag?oa
to have theso companies In tacir towns
we organized on an average of three ele
vator companies a day. Today In the
statu of Iowa there are at least 300 co
operative elevator companies.
"A co-operative company must be thor-
I oughly organised and have men In charge
that understand the grain . business be
lure they will amount to anything. When
theso companies were first organised the
farmers were of the opinion that they
coul.d put their boys in charge as man
agers, or hire come cheap man who knows
but little of the grain business. They
found that did not work, and they are
today paying their managers a salary
ranging from 75 to V2U0 a month."
"There Is no grain terminal that has
a perfect, Inspection department. If op
portunity ever cemes to place the In
spection . department under the state, a
man would bo elected to the place who
(Continued on Pagu Two.)
Dr. Schmidt Claims
Prize for Discovery
of Cancer Remedy
COLOGNE, Germany, Nov. Il.-Dr. Otto
Schmidt, the well known cancer expert
of this .city,, has .applied for the Maraini
prize of l-UOOU, offered to the discoverer
of a cancer serum, who can provo that lie
has, been successful in. healing- five ease:)
by means of his remedy. Dr. gohmldt as
sens that he Is able to prove that lie-bipi
made forty cures.'
Avery Plant in Peoria
is Damaged by Fire
PEOHIA, 111., Nov. :i.-Tho Avery
Manufacturlng'company, 'makers of trac
tion engines and threshing machines, suf
fered a loss of approximately $150,000 by
a fire which consumed a block and a
half of their structures early today. The
plant is located In Averyvllle, which ad
joins this city and employs about 309
men. Peoria's Tire department together
with the Averyvllle equipment succeeded
In controlling the conflagration after ' a
Killed byU. P. Train
An unidentified man waa struck and
Instantly killed by train No. 7, the I'nlon
Pacific Los Angeles Limited, at Forty
fourth and Lane cutoff, South Omaha, at
1 o'clock this afternoon. The train hurled
the man a distance of fifty feet into the
air when It struck him, breaking his
neck. The man was well dressed, but so
far his Identity has not been learned.
Deputy Coroner B. Larkln took the body
STRIKER STABS MAN TRYING
TO STOP RUNAWAY TEAM
SEDALIA. Mo., Nov. 2l.-John L.
Jones, the striking railroad shopman, who
late yesterday stabbed to death A. M.
Muckey, will bo given a preliminary
hearing here on Friday. At the coroner's
Inquest lust night it was shown that
Jones had stabbed Ma-key while the tut.
ter was trying to stop n pair of runa
way horses. The statement that Mackey
was related to Mrs. Fred Dent (irant and
Mr. Potter Palmer of Chicago, proves
to have been incorrect.
of Co -Operative Elevators of Four States
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''HIE UrrERTICTI'RR SHOWS THE MAILING ROOM OF TIIF. WOODMEN OF TMK NVORLD AND WAS
TAKEN HOME TIME AGO. THE LOWER PICTURE SHOU U THE SAME ROOM THIS MORNING AFTER THE FUiL".
Steps-Takeji toJUunckJSUt Organ
. itaton in, Nebraska.
FORMING ' -ON FR ATERNAt' LINES
There (a n Urnntl l.odue with Nabor
dlnate Uodles and Just Ksouih
Secrecy to Make the Organ
At the first Methodist church today
steps were taken to organize the Metho
dists of Nebraska under the banner of
the Methodist Brotherhood. The organ
ization 'Is one that was founded at Buf
falo, N. Y., In 1908 nnd has spread with
wonderful rapidity over the states of the
east. It has. the endorsement of . the
Methodist church everywhere and Is now
being taken up by the churchmen of the
Tho Methodist Brotherhood Is a so
ciety of men of the church, or those who
affiliate with the organization. It. con
sists of o central body that correspond
to a grand lodge,, and then In the towns
and cities .where there are local churches
there are branches. There Is a smatter
ing of seccecy. about It, enough, at least,
to Interest - all. There are the regular
officers, consisting of presidents,' vice
presidents, - secretaries and treasurer.).
Then there are numerous committees, the
members of -which, look after the sick;
entertainments, arranging- programs for
meetings and many other things.'' - -To
become a member an applicant must
be passed' upon by a committee and if
accepted the Initiation follows, ; und "th!
(Continued -on Page Twelve.)
Nine Hurt in.Wreck .
' NearTulsa, Okl.
Tl'USA,' Okla., Nov. 21. A - Midland
Valley railroad passenger train left the
track near Blxby, fifteen miles south of
Tulsa at noon today, seriously injuring
nine persons. Two coaches turned over
and rolled down the embankment. It is
thought none was fatally hurt.
1 " ' '
A P. IS HOLDING A C4.V .-.Vr'-'w.V -W
wwjzr'i:'i T.vj "9mt$G?'V:;j Kt2-vii '-. '
What a Fire Will
AU., Iff ,J
Aeroplanes Drop v
.'. Bombs Into Turkish,
- Camp Near Tripoli
. TRIPOLI, Noy. 21.-The Italians report
tliut the Turks were. 'repulsed In their out
posts yesterday with twenty-ultie killed.
Five aeroplunus, returning to ramp, re
ported that there had been no Changs In
the Turkish position. They succeeded In
dropping bombs Inside the Turkish camp,
which was destroyed.
INTERPRET RITES IN SILENCE
Impressive Mute Ceremony for Late
SERVICE ' AT SCHOOL ' FOR DEAF
Hymns and Nrrnion'Are Interpreted
by Pupil at Institution In. a .
m . Manner that Impresses All'.
" Borrowing Friend.
: In a temple fitting for the obsequies of
hero, poet or artist, the funeral of Lloyd
V. Blankenshlp was held Tuesday after
noon at the School for the Deaf. The new
auditorium was used for the ceremony,
and tho exercises-were undur the direc
tion of Superintendent Frank' W, Booth.
The casket, placed Immediately In front
o ft he stage,' was almost' burled In floral
tributes sent bv teachers nd pupils of
the school, Ualludet alumni branch and
While three hymns were being sung by
a duo of women's voices, they were most
tustefully and Impressively Interpreted by
i (Continued on Page Twelve J
WAG0NL0AD OF GOODS
STOLEN FROM SHOE STORE
"Joe Salerno s shoe store, located at
COT South Tenth street, was broken Into
last night by' nurglars and robbed of
property valued at $100. Two motors, a
heating slovr, and two :ihoc machines
were stolen. t ...
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INDICTED PACKERS' APPEAL
J"ffdjje""Xohlsaat's Order"1 Quashing
Writ Taken to Supreme Court.
WILL DELAY TRIAL OF CASES
C hicago Meat King set I s Conten
tion that They Have Urea' Il
legally Deprived of
, Their l iberty.
CHICAGO, Nov. 21. Counsel . for nine
Chicago packers Indicted for criminal
violation of the Sherman .law, prepared
to seek delay In trial today when they
appealed to . the I'nlted States supreme
cuurt on an order to United States -circuit
Judge Kohlsant gnashing their pleas fur
writs of habeas corpus. -
Tha appeal was filed after counsel for
tho packers surprised the government's
attorneys by asking that the order quash
ing the pleas be entered today Instead of
tomorrow. ' District " Attorney Wllkcrson
agreed to 'the request und the' order was
formally entered. Inihiedlutely' afterward
an uppeal to the supreme cuurt wus filed
and bond on the appeut ucceplcd by Judge
It Is said the packer hope to obtain a
stay of proceedings which will diduy the
trial In the district court until a ruling
on the constitutionality of tho criminal
statue of the Slierniun t'.nt-tru't law can
be hud. ) ......
WILSON ELECIED MASTER
OF THE NATIONAL GRANGE
COI.UMP.l'S, -O., Nov. -21.OIIvrr 11.
Wilson, master of the Illinois Statu
Grange, whs today elected national mus
ter of. thu Nrtluiiul tiraiiv;.-,- In seulon
ELEVEN MEN KILLED IN
POTASH MINE IN PRUSSIA
NOItDHAUSKN. Prussian Paxony, Nov.
SI. F.leven miners killed nnd another
badly injured by the fall today of rock
in, a potush mine In this district belonging
to the Prussian government.
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BANKERS FOR Ali)RICH PLAN
President Watts Snyi it Can Be En. .
acted if Kept Nonpartisan.
NO PARTY PRINCIPLE INVOLVED
Four Thousand Hunker Inn
Qaesllnn Oat f Politic
' They lOnrneatly Mrlr
to DiJ o.
NKW OKLEAN8. f.n., Nov. lll.-if the
proposed pin for tho. ref jrm of the u.r-
rency and banking a-.item of the Vnllcd
States be kept nonpn t.Xsan. Us tnactinolit
Into law will be mi t-asV aeumplUmcnV.
And It could ! kept a nrVparUsaruiayf
n wiu i.wwi Dangers nere wouiir WolK teal;
otwl yto that end upon tn-lr :-.turn home.
SO declared !. O. Watts, president t.f
tho American Bunkers' association, ,n ad
dressing the ronventlm of iw inemUri
bero today. Miv Watts strayed, ho said,
from the beaten path of precedent, to (lis- .
cuss tho tlieinci which lis beet mu.lo the
keynote of the convention p, i.ctedin j.i.
Sin el y there Is no good e isi r. wliy
the question should becr.ne a tmrtit.n
one, he said. "1 hero la no party prlnc-
ple Involved in such a co-opi.railvo ngenry
and nothing but prejudice or tre extreni
Ity for un Issue, which certainly does not
exist In this day, could cause el' her oC
tho two great political parties to V.oat .
tho .subject differently from what the
should proposals for good health or pure
food, or river Improvements, or tho build.
lug of a great canal. It by any chance,
it drifts unavoidably by the bankers ond
business men Into a partisan alignment,
the only-hope of making it an oXfectlva..
Issue to tho parly opposing the r!n
would llo In its ability to appeal to
prejudice through talk of centralization
and control by special Interest.- Neither
proposition could be maintained before,
the thouithful cltixenshlp ot this coun
try, and when tho light of rea.wn en
tered, the party making such an appeal
would suffer as such parties have always
suffered In the past.
So Dancer of Control.
'We can show that Instead of being
centralisation the proposal Is decentralis
ation, the power coming to the central
agency for all banks In Just such a way
as the power la placed in tho chief execu
tive of the nation. The president becoinca ,
tho composite of Amerlcun ideas? and
when not so,' there occurs a' shifting ot
authority. So the Central Reserves asso
ciation would 'always be the composite
of the shareholding banks, and, therefore.
standing fur the best in our business llfu.
"The currency commission and officer
of your association have been in a num
ber of conferences with the chairman and
members ut the National Monetary corn-
(Continued on Page Two.)
Take Spokane Case
WASHINGTON. Nov. 2t.-Th appeal
from tile temporary Injunction granted
by the commerce coo it In the Spokane
and other trane-oontlneutal freight rate
case Is expected to bo taken today. The i
government's counsel will file a motion
for the appeal to the United States su
preme court and it will be granted.
It also is said the commerce court will
enter a final, decree making the Injunc
tion permanent, so that the Issue may
go to the supreme court In definite form.
Near Syracuse, N.Y.
8YHACUSK, N. Y., Nov. 21.-One.inan
was killed, four wero seriously injured
and others were slightly hurt toduy when
a Rome, Watertown & .Ogdensbury pas
senger train out of Syracuse collided with
a freight train at the New York Central
crossing near the Iron pier. Nlchola
Bnyder, freight conductor of this city,
was killed. Fireman Karl Hettler,' alsj
of Syracuse, was burled under the en
gine and his condition is serious.
Thomas McGruw, engineer of th a
seuger and William Bell, firemen of th
passenger enclnc, ulna wero seriously
Three Men Die of
NLSHUA, N. II. , Nov, Sl.-Tliroe men ai
dead and a fourth Is In a hospital here it)
a serious condition us the result ot In
haling smoke In a fire that today burned
out the Interior of the Denton hotel, 4
lodging house on Denton slreet, near tha
W.H. RUSSELL OWNER OF
BOSTON NATIONALS, DEAD
N K iV YOUK Nov. 21. William Hefv
born ltussell, principal owner of tha
Boston National league base ball club
end u well known lawyer in this city,
died at his honpj 'iei' early today aftor
a brief Illness. He was M yeurs of agu
and was born In Hannibal, Mo. s--
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your name will appear some tun
miybe more than once.
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to get Jut read th
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there you will find nearly every
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