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GROCERS' ASSOCIATION FINED
Admiti Yiolttinf Raffle law and it
6 LEX TO REVOKE ITS CHARTER
lew Teacher AHaUa C haaara
Dm Mnlaaa far Meeting mere
Kami .Xeremner .Renabllvaa
Committee a Meat.
(from a Piaff Correspondent.)
TE8 MOINES, la., Iec. JO.-(Fpc!aJ
Telegram. )-lljrnwnt'hg the tlrs Moines
Ketall Uroccrs' oclallon. Attorney W.
A. Graham plarod guilty tj tlio eh.:
of gambling ma.lc against the asclatlon
In an Indlctmrnt returned ly the Folk
ountr irrand Jury. Jul lirstlshew of
the criminal cotirt Inirx'frd a The of I1M.
Tha Indictment agslnst t Ii alleged
trust grew out of It conducting a randv
is f ring nwhlne at the recent jiur food
enow In the Coliseum. A'-cordiug tJ the
rvunty attorney he will norv tFe the cane
D to Attorney Oehrrel (Jrorc Cosson
with tha re-inest that tha charter of the
association be revoked an? that article
Incorporation ta a?t ailde.
' Teachers Meet In Dee Moines.
;tea Moines wan selected attain today
an the place for tha annual meeting of
tna iowa State Teachera' association for
3li, the data to be November 7, two days
a nor tha election. v
1 ' RennMlran (Otnmlttee to Meet.
ina reputmosn etata committee In
called to meet here January It to fl a
cats for tha republican atata convention.
ehal District la Treahlr.
;An Interesting situation ha developed
liera owing to the activity of politicians
aeplrlot to garner In all tha local office.
me of the llnea of activity wan directed
against the school board, which resulted
10 tha securing of an Injunction In district
court to reatrsln tha board from collect
ing taxoa under certain lavl made this
year. This will deprive tha district of
bout IKM.ftW for tha year, and In thlat
la Included auma for tha payment of the
Interest on school land. Now the bond
houses are complaining and threatening
to foreclose In cane of default on tha In
terest, and a loo aay they will ceaaa buy
ing Dee Molnea school bond. They loo
"pon tha whole proceeding a a local
cajarrel between aspiring statesmen and
insist that the matter ba stopped at one.
Deafen far m Motantal,
The a'ate executive council ha let tha
contract for tha design and cutting ot
tha figure of a aoldler to decorate tha
new aoldlere monument at Keokuk t
H., F. Hihbard of Chicago, a amiptor
formerly residing tn Iowa. Tha figure
I to ba cut In whit granite. Tha monu
ment la aoon to ba erected partly by atata
'.' Tarn Com mission Activities.
Tha Slate Tax commission will aoon an
nounce a, aerie ot meetings hara whan
tha public will he invited to appear, and
all who have suggestions to make a to
. how to fix up lowa tax lawa will he el.
come, Tha commission haa bean engaged
aoma time in preparing bills for eotne
strengthening of tha present feneral sys
tem, aapeclally in tha direction of having
aoma central atata and county authorities
to direct assessment matter. ,
Aid Beef Cattle laanatry.
Charles Eecher, Jr., of Shelby county,
Vrof. W. J. Kennedy of Amea and other
ra in tha city today perfecting tha
organisation of tha lowa Beef Cattle as
aoclation for tha purpose of carrying on
tha work of educating Iowa people a to
belter breed of beef cattle. The a ano ela
tion was alarted during tha week of tha
atata fair, but In order to secure the
atate aid voted It la necessary to have
too member. Thia number haa now been
reeured and tha article filed. The atata
Ktvea 17.500 for tha two year to carry on
the work. A corpa of lecturer Will go
into tba field to ieak at county insti
tute, Hew Warden Arrives.
Tha new warden of the atata reforma
tory at Anamosa. Charles C. McClaugh
rcy of Uoonevtlle, Mo., was In conference
with member of the Plata Uoard of Con
trol today and tomorrow will . go , to
Anamoaa to take charge. lie la a aon
ot the long-time waiden at Jollet and
Tort Leavenworth and hna been In charge
or tha boye' training aohool for Mlneouri.
Ha aucceeda Wtrden Bar r. who retire
Ta Daaat foe CmkI Rua'd.
H la learned that a publication ia to b
aitrted in Dea Jlolne early next" year
to ba devoted to bo6Ung for good road
and that J. K. Iing of Oacaola I to b
tb editor. He In been intereuted in the
organisation of varlou aiaoclatlona ,te
oii'ltne automobile route acroaa tha alalia.
A general movement for better Iowa
roarta la to ba Inaugurated wlttv a view
to" Influencing the next legiilature.
' All Heaarta la, v
Tha only railroad renort not ot' re
ceived by the State Kallfoud commlaslon
are thoaa from the Atlantic, Northern i
Southern and the Omaha it Iowa Hhort
IJne. Thea are expected toon. ' j
the Central Btaiion togineering com-I-eny
cf Omaha filed with the accretar;
tC atata today qualifying on r,5W 'of
property to be ued In Iowa bulnen. '
. Cedar I'alla, Water la Clood.
rix-J4yorH. Jacob Pfelffer of Cedar
lla haa recerved-a report from the
Ktate rttlvcralty of 1 Illinois which giv4
the- aanltary analyalt of tlie Ctdsr r ail
apitnK. from which the aui-ply of city
water I brought, m altiiojt absolutely
pure, not a ttei of bacter.a In it. Con
Muntly If the ater 1. the caiiKe'nf
the typhoid fever In that city the troublj
I due to aoma conttmUiatli-n after u
leavea tha aprlngs. ' .
Taft Writes ( Esalsrer'
XOrtT DOUGH, la.. Dei . so -(fcpecial.)-1
timer Rhodes, a veteran Ullouoi Cen
tral engineer. Is proudly displaying to
his friends a letter from l'rel l. i,t Taft
wishing him and his family a Merry
I'nriatmas. The c tasion cf tha letter
" Taft dei.V :o thank the onglueor
for his pan In cj.i vlng tie Taft ;n-cUl
throughout the ttittie recent MHp wUU
out mishap, engineer it lod carried
ttie train from Omaha tit l"oit Uodae.
Klve ThaaMstl-Uollsr I'Jre.
1-XmT UODUE, la., Iec. W.-(Sue.iul.)
-Klre was discovered at i a. m. h Hirt
fruine building at Clare, which wfr ail
fusing merrily by the time the t.ta
.oery waa made. The volunteer brigade
ompused of every man la ton fought
slUntly and saves a laige Implement
'i:r A. A. CLARK & CO.
I linn PfHitU ON HORSES, cattle and
EsUsill t.iUuLil HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE
ax a awt eAM, aocmrrr at owm-km.it vmm vaoat katsi.
Twenty Tears ef SwcceaafU Duslaasa.
coaazs n id ihq.dw.t, ortu anuaicaw x rags. .
houa next door and confined the loee
to- IS.Oon. A blacksmith ehop. a barber
shop and a butcher ahop were burned,
Jurors May Indict
Leaders of Labor
Ml 8CATINF1 la.. Iee. 3.-Tliat the
Miatlne county grand Jury, which has
been in realon for more than alx week
will return Indictment alnst prominent
labor leader when It report tomorrow-
afternoon Is the belief here tonight. The
Indictments, which are expected by both
union official and the aulhorHles, will
be' the result of troubles In connection
with the long strike of the button work'
era of thl rlty. County authorltlea to
night denied the rumor that several atlcke
of dynamite had bevn found and Would
figure In the report cf the grand Jury.
THROUGH C. 0. D. PACKAGES
CRR3TON, la., Dec. S0.-(flpeclal )-A
request came to roMmnsler Hklnnex of
thla city yesterday from Kansas City
authorities asking that Investigation be
made at the expresa office Her to aee
If any C. O. I), packages had been re
oelved for Jasper Young, UUly deceased,
In- that city, but who was hurled, here,
Inquiry revealed that such a package was
being held, with C. O. 1). charges amount
Ing to l7Q.sc, and alo that a package was
held for John Ilsnnlrk, also deceased, ttie
charges on this being t?5.M. The ephem
era had been watching the paper for
obituary notice and then sending In the
name of the deceased a nark age C. O. I,
hoping that relative would claim the
package and psy tha charges, 'hlch.the
promoters of the scheme would pocket
and the relatives receive nothing but a
lot of worthless rtock certificate.
Two men are tinder arrest at Kansa
City w ho are believed to be the principals
In this Kraft ahd who have been operst
Ing tSnd-r the nnme of the Oreat Western
Tanning company. , '
lavra wa Notes,
IDA OHOVK-Mrs. RaShor. wife of
Bishop Hasher of Chlnn, Is to visit Ida
urove the comma ween ana win oe
llver an address here bofre the Woman's
Foreign Missionary aoclety.-
IIAXTKH-0.ri Isl, aged 47, the
manager of the rlaxter Implement com'
pany, committed suicide this morning by
hanging himself In the company ware
house. No cause for the act Is known.
A widow and small son survive him.
MAR8HAUL.TOWN Judge W. 8. Ken
'on of Kurt podge, the Junior senator
roin Iowa, lato speak- lief. ire the niem-
bers of the Marshalltown club on lues
day,' January . Arrangements are being
made to have him also address an after
noon meeting. .
CRRrtTON-nuring the(hristmas fes
tivities Mra. Mary HrlstoW of thla city,
whlln playing the part of Paula Claus at
a home gathering, we severely burned
by her costume titklng fire. . Hhe Is now
slowly recovering from tin Injuries In
one of the hospitals here.
IDA GROVE-Harold Htivla, aon of Mr.
and Mra. C. A. Dnvla ot QsJve. one of
the best known and most respected of
the old time Ida county families, was
married at the Iwvis home Wednesday
to Miss Lucille Faulk, Rev. Norman Mc
Cay officiating They will live in Oalva.
IKJAN Mary, Veda and Chsrlee Nor
man and Mori Tyler of Aniu, Agricul
tural college, Htanley Rogers, Hurry and
Ardo Joy and Herbert Carson of t.'elnr
Rapids. F.dlth Hill of linooln, ICdlth
Praiknsy of Indlanolla and Caia Hotter
ot Omaha are among the students who
are now spending the school vacation at
their homes In and near Logari.
11 JA OROVB-Peter Moyer, aged 17. waa
rushed acroaa country in an automobile
to the hospital here after being accident
ally shot while out hunting with a friend
at Hanbury. Moyer look hold . of the
mussla ot his gun and -used It to shove
under a bridge to scare out a rabbit. It
scared the rabbit out, waa discharged
end tore the top of Moyer arm.
LOOAN W. K. Rear, apprehended
Tuesday evening at Orant City, M6., by
Sheriff Ruck, was returned here last night
iv leputy Sheriff W. It.' Mllllman and
taken t Woodbine this morning and ar
raigned before Mayor Tut tie. lie waived
preliminary hearing and waa held to
answer. He waa then brought back to
Ixgan, where he Is now making an ef
fort to tecum bonds through friends at
Council Hluffa. Rear was working In
surance at Woodhlno, It I alleged, when
he gave the proprietor of the Huffman
hotel a fcfi check on the Crson Havings
Lank In payment of a bourd bill. When
tha check reached Carson Mr. Carbaugh
of Woodhlne received notice that Hear
had no funda deposited theee: Bear ia
said to have been I () ahead nt one
tiii, but I a trifle short at the present
IDA OROVK-Carl K. Warner, wanted
by the authorltlea at Wahoo, Neb., upon
a charge of deserting hla bride of a tew
month, was ' arrested here by. Htieriff
Mi-Lewd. Word cam from the authori
ties at Wahoo to be on the watch for
Warner, as he haa relatives In Ida
county, and It waa thought he might
coins here. A few minutes later, while
Sheriff McI.eod was getting shaved In
Hie lturger barber ehop, ha found that
the man getting aitaved In the next chair
waa Warner. The aherlff waited until
Warner had been ehaved and then ar
rested him. Warner does not deny that
he deserted his young , bride, but says
that she refused to cook or tn do house
work and that ha thought that under the
circumstance ha had a perfeot riant to
leave her. He le only about 18 years old.
Five Thousand Sent ,
Through Mail to York
From Lincoln Lost
LINCOLN. Neb., Deo. 30 A mall ship
ment of eM"U from the First National
bank ot Lincoln te the hirst National
bank of York has disappeared and al
though the distance between the two
towns la but sixty miles, and diligent in
vestigation ha been mnde, no trace of
the money has been found, according to
statements inado tonight by officers of
the Lincoln bank and tho postofflc au
thorities. The money, In currency, enclosed in the
usual bank envelope and registered, left
here on ' the morning Burlington . train
last Tuesday. Tun imlltWatlun card waa
received by the tank at York, and ac
cordlrg to the mnll messenger at that
town, the pouch supposed to contain the
money waa delivered to the postmaster
atYork, but the package wa not In the
pouch. Roth bank and the punts I au
thorltlea havo begun an Investigation, but
thus far, they aduilt, without aucces.
NEW YORK STREET RAILWAY
; IS BID IN BY BONDHOLDERS
. NEW VtJRli. Leo. W.-The old Metro
politan Kirret Hallway company, owuliii
Ml miles of New York's surface system
tnd tapitsllied before it Sa out Into the
hands ot a iccelvcr in 1WT at l3s,6k'..oiV),
was sold at auction .today for i:.QO0X'
to the company' 4 and 5 r cent bonj.
LA FOLLETTE HITS COURT
Asserts Sherman Law Rulings Ex
ceed Constitutional Powers.
TAKES OFF TIGHT NECKBAND
Meaator Declares for Votes for
Woraesi for First Time Daring
Preeejt Trip Has Tralsc
for Mr. Hryaa.
DAYTON, O., Dec. 30-Nearlng the end
of his speech making trip of Ohio, preach-
Ing.the djclrlne of progressive repuhllcan
Irm, Senator Robert M. la. Follctte of
Wisconsin traveled through the westnrn
part of the .Ufa yesterday, closing, his
day with a meeting In Memorial hall,
where he reiterated hi assertion made at
the noon meeting at North RaJtlmore that
the supreme court of the fnlted Btatca
had assumed legislative powera never
granted by the constitution in Its rulings
on the ftherman anti-trust law.
On tha trip from Toledo by trolley a
three-minute unscheduled aiwecli was
made to a group that assembled about
the car at Rowling Green, the car pulling
out on it way while tho senator waa
At North Baltimore, where an aband-
oi ed tabernacle waa used for the meeting,
the sign "Get right with Uod" was still
strung across the end of the building,
above and back of the senator.
Pointing to tho sign, he read It aloud
and paraphrased It by saying "Oct right
with your state and get right with your
Follette referred to,Y,e
afternoon meeting In his remarks inflight
miiu iciirmm ins aumonnion oi ire aiter
noon. ' ,V
In the midst of bis speeorf Hens tor La
Follette suddenly stopped, grew red in
the face, and said to hfs hearers:
"Pay. my collar la Aoo tight. Can I
take it off?" .
Midst the shouts' of "yes" hs removed
the annoying neckband.
For the yirst time on this trip the
senator tonight declared for votes for
The name of W. J. Bryan waa men
tioned by Hanator La Follette and he was
Interrupted by applause. '
1 am not ashamed to pause while you
pay tribute to Mr. Mryan.' he said. "He
a a highly honorable man. I feci under
obligation to Colonel Bryan."
MNCnOT ATTACK TUB I10SSES
former Cklcf Forester Makes Speeds
In Medina. Ohio.
MEDINA, O., Dee. .-Olfford Rinchot.
former chief of the Forestry bureau of
he United Htstes, friend and adviser of
Theodore Roosevelt, made a political
speech here last night In which he at-
acked bosses and bosslxm.
"To a Los a party I not a principle
but a tool." said Mr. Pinchot.
"In New York state, for example. Mur
phy la a democrat, Barnes a republican.
Both alike atand for all that ia shameless
and all that Is unfair In political life. Tha
one clear distinction between them Is
this, that Murphy rose from an humble
origin to his present bad eminence, while
Rarne began with the advantage of
birth, breeding and university training.
"I see little to choose between Pentose,
servant of the Pennsylvania railroad.
leader of the regular republican in the
United states' senate and advlaer of the
administration, and Herrln, tha defeated
and discredited political manager for the
Southern Pacific In California, "'except
this, that Herrln has already been driven
from political life, while Pensore aoon will
be. Roger Sullivan ot Illinois, Boas Cox
of Cincinnati and countless others are
known as undeniable examples of the ex
istence and power of special privilege In
Coroner Unearths .
Possible Motive for
Murder of Dr. Knabe
INDIANAPOLIS. Dec. SO.-Happenlngs
In the life of Helen Kaabe, former state
bacteriologist, have been uncovered that
might have supplied a motive for her
murder, According to the verdict of Cor
oner Durham filed today. The coroner
concludes that Dr. Knabe, who wa found
ead In her bedroom with her throat
cut October ft, did not commit suicide.
but waa killed by one person or persons
unknown. The knife slash that almost
severed the young physician's head wa
delivered by a powerful arm while the
victim almost nude was lying on her
back on top the cover ot her bed, the
coroner finds, and he declares that it
would have been impossible for her to
ave -.truck the blow herself. v
"DAKOTA DAN" WILL REOPEN
NOTED WILL CASE IN BOSTON
BOSTON, Dec, SO. Tbe famous Russell
will case is to be reopened.
Leslie A. Simpson of Dickinson, N. D.,
counsel for the North Dakota plainsman,
who claims to be the long-lost son of ths
late Daniel Russell of Melrose and en
titled to a 'chare of the tatter's estate.
alued at I7W.00O, arrived here today to
push an appeal to tha supreme Judicial
court from the doclslon rendered two
years ago by Judgs Lawton.
This derision In effect held, that "Da
kota Dan," a the claimant la known, is
an Impostor aud instead ot being Duulel
Blake Rusaell le really Jamea D. Rous
seau of Malone, N. V.
While "Dakota Dan," through his at
torneys, continues his figbt tut what he
claims as hla birthright, there la living
the Russell homestead to Malroa a
man whom William C. Ituaeall. th oldest
son of tbe testator,- haa recognised as hi
long lost brother, Daniel Blake Rusaell,
This man I familiarly known as "Fresno
Dkn," having come here near the close
of the celebrated will trial from Fresno,
al., where he had been living under an
INVOLVED IN LAWSUIT
CRKSTON, la.. Dec. 90. tSpeclal.) Ac
tion for a suit in which SIOO.OUO la In
ched was filed here In tha federal court
esterday by Attorney n. W. Higbe en
titled K. R. Spencer, trustee of the Mwan
son Manufacturing company, a bankrupt
of Marseilles. 111., plaintiff, against Kl
bert A. Reed. K. H. Mitchell, Ksarl
Sheets and Herman S. Bwanson. defend
ants. The detendanta are wealthy and
prominent cltlxons of Shenandoah and the
plaintiffs are alM wealthy men, so tha
rase promisee to be a long and hard
fought one and the most Important suit
that haa ever been brought in the United
futca court her. The crargea ara fraud
ulent dealings alleged te have been car.
tied on by the defendsnte la Shenandoah
to defraud the atockhldera smd bondhold
ers of thV company In Illinois to pay th
cred'tora of the company In Iowa and
then abandonlag the business. y
Heads of Striking
Unions Ordered to
Come Before Court
KANSAS CITT. Mo., Dec. 90. To an
swer what they believe la a government
prosecution under the Sherman anti-trust
law charging them with restraint of
trade the first ult of that nature ever
filed against a labor leader in the United
Htatea three officials of the union
whose men sre striking for better work
ing conditions on the Harrtman line
were today ordered by the government to
appear January 1 next In the United
utatea circuit court of tbe eastern
division of Illinois at Danville.
The men Summoned were M. F. Ryan.
general president of the Railway Carmen
of America; J. A. Franklin. International
president of the Brotherhood of Boiler
makers, and A. Hlnsman. vice president
of the bollermakers. The court summons
a Issued at the order of Judge Wright
the federal district court and It la an-
t'loved by KM ward D. White, chief Jus-
tiV of the United Statea
io original court order 1 directed
agilnst the International Association of
Malnlsts and Its president, Jamea
O'Clnnell of Washington, D. C, and was
broifcht by the Illinois Central railroad.
ThaWad of the other atrlklng unions
and 'about ZOO minor officers and em
ployes sre named lri the summons.
The flvo big unions that ara striking
k. i r , . . , . . . .
i.ni in., iioirniian lines nave joined to-
: ffetliee in Tirnaan, , t a th. .. 1 1 . ,
i..n-..- .LZ. .1 " VI ' i . .
ii.Bui-iii uTitrt n tun l 1 1 1 n innnrv nr trial
railroads Is that the combination of tho
union Is a violation of the Sherman law.
This fact the labor leaders deny.
Five 'Escape Hurt
as Auto Hits Car
Four negroes and a white man miracu
lously escaped Injury at 8 o'clock last
night, when an automobile driven by I
W. Rushing of South Omaha struck a
westbound railway mail street .car at
Hleventh and Douglas street. Rushing,
the only person Injured, suffered lacera
tlona of tha scalp and chin. Hla passen
ger in the automobile, who escaped In
Jury, were . Marlon Price, 38 L street,
Bo ut h Omaha; Fannie and Charles Bird,
1017 Capitol avenue, and Emma Fisher,
2810 N street, Bouth Omaha.
RushlngMrled to pass In front of the
trayt car, which wa going at. a rate
of about fifteen' mllos an hour. His car
struck the fender of the motor and threw
It off the track and up against the curb
ing in front of th city Jail, a distance
of about fifty feet. One front wheel was
torn off the automobile. The Impact of
tha two vehicle failed to stop the engine
of the auto, which still was purring when
the car came to a atop about fifteen feet
from' where the accident took place. The
front and tall lights styi were burning.
The car waa owned by Rushing and he
was taking the four, negroes to Bouth
Omaha when the accident occurred. Her
man Dunning, the motorman on ths mall
car. escaped with a slight shaking up.
MEN ACCUSED OF ROBBERY
x BOUND OVER IN COURT
BEATRICE. Neb., Dac. . (Special Tel
egramsClarence Cain , and "Deacon"
Burroughs, .who were arrested at Lincoln
last week, were given a hearing in Judge
Bills court today on ths 'Charge of rob
bing Klein's department store in this city
on the night of December 11 They waived
preliminary hearing and were bound over
to the district court in the sum of $1,000
each. - In default ot ball they were re
manded to Jail,
Some ot the stolen good were found
in their possession when they were ar
rested. They are believed to be connected
with the robberies at Btelnauer and other
town In thl section of the state.
Ell ?. CLOTHIER:
On Wednesday and Thursday, January 3rd and 4th, 1912,
we will place on sale at a great sacrifice our entire surplus
stock of Fall and Winter Suits and Overcoats for Men,Young
Men and Boys at prices that will enable you to hod one of
the most successful value-giving Clothing Sales ever held in
your city. Arrange to have your representative in St. Louis
on the first day of the sale. Our entire stock, consisting of
fresh,-new goods strictly this season's nobbiest styles well
- tailored perfect fit niust be sold on these two days the
prices will astonish you.
.SIGHT 0110S. Ik GO., St. Louis,
. - 1224-1226 Washington Avenue
TO THE PUBLIC :
Watch your local papers for the Manufacturer's
"Hex" Clothes for Men, Young Men and Boys that
held by alert dealers in your city. Youll save 4 to i
money if you're wise and wait.
WANTS SCIENTIFIC MARRIAGE
Hays Would Classify Peoples of
world by Efficiency.
LAWS OF HEREDITY VIOLATED
Aeeletaat Secretary ( Agrlealtare,
la Address Hefor Scientists.
A J voce tee Keeplsg Re or
WASHINGTON, Dec. SO.-The clasMfl
cation of all the peoples of tho world In
a great International census, giving each
person a number in a single world aeries,
to the end that the human race may bo
Improved by scientific marriage, was the
plan advocated tonight by Assistant Sec
retary of Agriculture W. M. llaya In an
addresa before tha American Breeders'
association, on of ths organitatlona mak
ing up the American Association for the
Advancement of Science.
A a means of improving the heredity
of the human family Mr. Hays proposed
a classification of all human beings, both
as to mental aptitude and genetlo effi
ciency. Based on such knowledge as this
census would give, he said, would , de
velop "racial religion requiring the
genetically efficient to produce families
larger than the average, and those less
efficient to produce families smaller than
The world numbers, said Mr. Hays,
would serve to Join genealogies into one
numerical sytem so that all relation.
hlps could be traced. Bach person would
have a number or percentage that Could
be averaged so na to give the genity or
iamiiy value or each person.
Natore's I.are Ovrreosir.
- J .
mouorn science and charity ' work
against the law of the survival of th
fittest," he declared, "by keeping alive
many persons who Inherit weaknesses,
such as feeble-mlndedness or Insanity.
By paying attention to genetic efficiency
a race may make Itself stronger for the
economic contest among the races of the
"The proposed plan would somewhat
divide people Into clanses, but the classi
fication would be beneficent because It
would be based on racial efficiency. The
wholesome consideration of genetlo facts
will lead to less divorce, greater temper
ance and better morals. Raising the
average efficiency of the human race
probably would also Increase the number
of geniuses and leaders."
Discussion of the reasons for high
prices, the tendency of Immigration, the
development of better labor condition
and the progress of civic Improvements
and social settlement work held attention
among the varlou meetings today In the
meeting here under the auspices of the
American Association for the Advance
ment of Science.
Senators Burton, Lodge and Smoot dis
cussed the high cost of living problem.
Senator Burton declared that a rising
standard of living, an increasing supply
of gold and a tardy development of art.
cultural resources and obsolete and ex
pensive methods or distribution of fond
and other products were the factors oon-
tnouting to tha higher cost of llvinv
Prof. Irving Fisher ot Yale urged , the
appointment of an International commis
sion to study the problem.
For Uniform Drag; Standard.
Tha us ot dangerous chemicals in hair
tonics and cosmetics came in for de
nunciation by Dr. L. F. Kebler. chief of
the drug division of the bureau of chem
istry, before th American Chemical so
olety. He declared the standard for drugs
should be mads uniform and that manu
facturers should not have the authority
or the power to establish standards of
their own. '
William Hard of New York In an ad
dress before the American Association
for Labor Legislation, said that "unem
ployment Is no longer a Joke."
"The funny paper jokes about tramp
Makers of "Hex" Clothes
snq noDoea are dying out," he said. "For
every man who doea not want work.
mere are scores who caanot get wor)
Thera are 100,000 more Jobs In the Indus
trie of New York state In October than
there ara in January In any year."
an S80,000 Farm
For Summer Home
It. E. Fredrickson. head of the H. E.
Fredrickson Automobile company, bought
an tso.ouo farm five mile northeast of
Council Bluffs yesterdar. The farm for
merly belonged to Bartlett P.lohards and
Will O. Comatock and consists ot S00
acres. Mr. Fredrickson Intends Ia nut
most of the ground in corn, wheat, al
falfa and oats. He will put. several acres
In watermelon and cantaloupes for hi
own use, as It I hi Intention to build a
summer home oh the farm and to do con
siderable entertaining. He also will grow
fruits and berries.
There are at present a house and miv.
ei-al outbuildings on the farm. These are
to be used by tha man In charge, as Mr.
Fredrickson Intends merely to oversee ths
work and not to follow the plow around
the fields. Hs Is going to put up a large
modern summer home.
"I bought thl farm." he said, "so I ran
leave tbe dusty and dirty streets of the
city in summer and go where I can
breathe fresh and pure air. I was raised
on a farm and I still have the craving
for the rusal life. Although I am putting
most of the farm In grain and alfalfa, I
intend to try my hand at raising melons
, . 1 V ... .....
mimi i was is years old i lived on a
farm near Fremont and had the greatest
success In raising melons. X intend to
wee it I csn do as well now."
Girl Badly Burned
On Hands and Arms
Miss Mlhnle Kosclolskl, aged 18 years,
22M North Nineteenth street, received
severe bums on her hands and arm
when she attempted to put out a fire
at 7:90 o'clock last night. Two children,
Carl and William Koeclelskl, who ?ere
in the house at the time, escaped un
injured. The girl was taking care of the child
ren for her brother and shortly after
supper went Into the parlor with a candle
to look for something and the lace cur
tains on the windows became Ignited from
the flame. She tried to put tha fire out
with her hands and her clothing caught
fire. The girl became hysterical and rata
from the house and up the street. Neigh
bors rushed to her assistance. They
threw her Into the snow and wrapped
blankets about her until the flames were
smothered. , '
SUCCESS MAGAZINE FAILS;
CREDITORS TAKE PROPERTY
NEW YORK. Dee. J. L. Gilbert
vice president and treasurer of the Na
tional Post company, publishers of Suc
cess, a magasme, announced this after
noon that because of lack of funds, it
had been decided to suspend publication
with tha current issue and turn the prop
erty over to creditors. The magaslne was
founded twelve years ago by Dr. O. S.
Of Interest to Women
The Beo Monday will contain special bargain adver
tisements of Omaha merchants. Every woman will want
to read them. The Bee will issue no evening edition
Monday and the morning paper will be delivered to all
subscribers. . '
ALUMNI H0N0OR. BESSEY
Nebraska Unimiitr Ken In Wash.
' ington Oite Luncheon.
MANY COLLEGIANS ATTEND
A amber at Prominent ProfesSeea
Attending- Eeestsile Cengreas
Join la Trlbate te Dean ef
Their Alma Mater.
From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON, Dec. JO. (8pclal Tele
gram.) Dr. Charle E. Bessey of the Uni
versity of Nebraska has been the recip
ient of many courtesies and attentions
from former student Cf the Univerlty
now resident In Washington engaged In
government employ and others . brought
here by the session of the ecohomio con-.
gress, of which he is president.
Yesterday an Informal reception and
luncheon to Dr. Bessey was given by
nearly 100 alumni of the university resi
dent here or otherwise, af the business
high school. lr.' Davidson, formerly1 of
Omaha, now- superintendent of. public
schools of this city and Fred II. Abbott,
assistant Indian commissioner, were tha
leading men In charge ot arrangements.
Among former students under Dr, Bes
sey who were at the luncheon were! Dr.
Fred K. Clements. Dr. Woods ot tha Min
nesota state university, Dr. H. 6. Ward,
formerly professor ot coology in the Uni
versity of Nebraska, now of the Illinois
State university. Dr. F,rnest Bessey, eon
ot Prof, Bessey, who holds the profes
sorship in the Michigan State university,
was also a guest at the reception and
luncheon of his father.
The Interstate Commerce commission,
today rendered a decision in favor of the
Sunderland Bros, company ot Omaha in
their complaint against the Missouri Pa
cific et al. It was complained by ths
Sunderland Bros, that it was charged un
reasonable rates for transportation of six
carloads of briok shipped from Coffey -vllle,
Bluff City and Tyro, Kan., to Lewis,
Marne, Oakland and Shelby, Ia. The com
mission decided that rates on bricks in
carloads from the Kansas gas belt to
Lewis, Marne, Oakland. Shelby and Wal
nut, Is., were found unreasonable to far
as they exceed ' the rate contemporane
ously in effect' from the 'same point of
origin to Mississippi river territory. Rep
aration in tha sum of till- la awarded.
Announcement of A. D. Sumner, one of
the officials ot the senate, that he Is a
candidate for congress from the . Third
Iowa district, ha served to call attention
to the fact it, Is not at all uncommon
for employes of the senate and house
to graduate Into congress. Sometime
they climb their way Into the house,, and
sometimes Into the senate.
Another conspicuous Instance of a house
official becoming a member of It Is found
In the election ot Aaher Hinds ot Maine, '
to represent the" First district of that
state. Mr. Hinds was long the house
parliamentarian and in that position be
came famous. ' ' ,
Arthur Pus Gorman, who became a dis
tinguished member of the senate from
Maryland, was once a page In tha sen
ate. Albert F. Dawson of lowa was long
secretary to Senator Allison, and then
waa elected to the house. Oddly enough,
hla successor, I. 8. Pepper, a democrat,
first came to Washington as secretary
to Judge M. J. Wade when he repre
sented the Second Iowa district.
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