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THE BEE: OlfAHA. TTESOAT. JAKTTABY 23, 1912.
AMERICAN AVIATOR HAS DROP
Jail Tour Hundred Feet Over Spot
I Where Hoxsey If et Setth.
RIGHTS MACHEE ASH SATIS OH
Alkvrt Elton ( Voiaptm, O.,
KrlT Raa Serleoe lajarr at
Laa Aageles kn Stachlae
Dukct im Ground.
VOa ANGELES, Jan. 3. Two accident,
neither serious, marked ths second dsy ef
um uim iuinmwiwi Atwuva meet at
TJcmlngues field todav. Slsty thousand
fearsons vara present.
' Albert Elton, if Youngstown. p., while
giving fifty feet Id the. a:.- ni dashed to
the (round by the sudden stojp:n. ol ills
engine. Elton Jumped before the aero
plane (truck and escaped injury. Ills
machine was reduced to apILnter.
' The second accident occiirrsi to W. B.
Atwater of New Tork. ' He had beeaA
Itha sir for mora than an hour, compv'.'.n
la the endurance oomest, and on trying to
land In front of the grandstand.' ran hi
maehlna into a fence. , It was damaged
T. T. Fish, s 17-yar-o!d amateur of 1iO
'Angelas, sent a thrill th roach the crowd
when hi aeroplane,' about 1,000 feet in
'the air, dropped MO feet straight down.
Jlsh righted his craft and soared sway,
lis landed on the next round, but would
Bot say What had (one wrong. Th dip
Wua above the exact spot where Archie
.Horaey fell to hi death a rear ago.
Th most spectacular flying of th day
was that of Phil Parmalee and Lincoln
Seachey. who mad sensational drops.
Miss Blanch Stuart Scott of Rochester,
N. T.. remained In th air fifteen minutes
and reached an altitude of l.M feet. Her
descent waa by spiral and she made an
eas. lending. Miss Scott witnessed .
ton's fall but declared that It did not at
ifect her, "a It was a part of th (am
and to be expected."
Hear Farewell Talk
at All Saints' Church
Rer. T. J. Macks? delivered the bacca
laureate sermon to th midterm graduat
ing clsas of th Omaha High school on
The Parable of the Ten Tslsnts" at
the All Saints' church 8unday morning
Th church waa crowded with friends and
Parents of th graduates, who were sealed
i a solid body In the twe front rows.
Th sermon wss different from the
usual baccalaureate talks In that It di
verted the usual allusion to the young
graduates being cast out to battle against
the cruel world all by themselves. Mr.
Mackay rather tried to convince his
listeners that life was a problem that
eould always be solved by th capable.
"Lit Is a arrest unlvsrs:ty." . said Rev.
Mackay. "On must look upon It as an
opportunity to scrria of all kinds and th
most menial act performed are always
Worthy of serious consideration."
"Do not say there Is toe much ts do.
Bay 1 must succeed In llfe-I must live
to make H useful,' so that at the last
roil win be able to receive your due re
ward. Do not follow after th manner of
th man who received th on talent,
but take your school knowledge as the
man with ' th -I We talanta ens nee then
that.lt still a meant v sometfc loa
the years ttrcame.'
MUUtKAIfc ItlYirtHAIUKtS .
SLATED FOR COMINU MEEK
WASHINGTON, Jan. E.-Tbcra Is nom
ine at present to Indicate (hat a (snore!
cold wave .will cross -the country this
week. The Bulletin Issued by the weather
bureau tonight says temperatures will
average neiar or abov the normal
throughout the country.
"Generally fair weather." the bulletin
continues, "will prevail east of the Rocky
mountain, except that a short period of
rains and snows will attend a disturbance
'that win sppear in ths far west Tuesday
r Wednesday, cross ths middle west
about Thursday ant th Atlantic stats
JTrldey or Saturday- - . .
ratns will set In over the central state by
th mlddl of th weekend continue sev
eral days.. '
"Moderate weather and wind conditions
will prevail over the north Atlantic steam
ship routes during ths coming week."
A Life Problem Solved
by that great health tonic Electric Bit
ters, Is ths enrichment ef . poor, thin
blood, and strengthening the weak. 50c
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Dizziness? If you are not, the most
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method of getting rid of them is to
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veil linown throughout the world
at the best of family locative reme
dies, because it acts to gently and
etoeagthens naturally without irri
tating the system in any way.
Five Men Killed
in Dust Explosion
in Wyoming Mine
KEMMEREB, Wyo-. Jan. 21-Tbe cause
nf the dust explosion la mine No. 4 of the
Semmerer Coal company late yesterday,
which caused th death of five men and
the Injury of eighteen others, has net
yet been determined.
THOMAS DIXON, all Americans.
Nine of the more seriously Injured were
removed todsy to a hospital at Rock
The explosion occurred ia what Is
known as "the second north" entry, 1
(Cot 'from the main slops and 1.0M feet
from the surface. The force of the ex
plosion wss confined closely and only
these working In the Immediate vicinity
of ths explosion were Injured. Miners
:n other portions of the mine made their
way to ths surface uninjured.
The fans remslnsd In operation and the
afterdamp soon wss cleared from the en
tries. Th explosion Itself wss reaponsiol for
th death and Injuries, nons being over
come by (as
As soon ss the alarm was given, rescue
orews were summoned from ths other
mines of the Kem merer Coal company
and th United States mine rescue car
stationed at Dlamondvllle, several miles
awsy, was rushed to the seen.
Led by helmet men from the rescue car,
volunteers msde their wsy with compara
tively little difficulty to th "second
north" entry and began the removal of
ths Injured. A thorough search of sll the
workings of the mine was mads esrly
todsy and all of the 111 men In ths mine
when the explosion took place are ac
State Mine Inspector George Blacker.
In charge of district No. 1, reached Kem
merer today and immediately began an
examination of the mine to determine
ths cause of the explosion. ' He was aided
by officials ot the United States rescue
car. Ths mine workings were but little
ROAD OYER SEA TO KEY WEST
Last Concrete Spaa of Costly lint at
FAST COAST CELEBBATI02T IS 05
First Through Trsla frets New York
te Key West Passes Threagh
Jacksonville One at Cest
- Itest Railways.
Three Boys Suffer
Broken Legs When
Their Sleds Meet
Thrss boys were badly Injured early last
sight In a bead-on collision of bobsleds at
Twenty-ninth and Davenport streets. Al
fred Nelson, 14, Bit Davenport street; Roy
Fuller, 17, II South Twenty-ninth street
snd Ernest Rapp, St, tim, California
street, each sustained a broken leg and
bad bruises about the head and body.
Rnpp wss taken to St. Joseph's hospital,
where It wsa found his left leg hsd been
fractured at the knee. He was attended
by police surgeons. Toung Fuller sus
tained a fracture of ths left ankle He
was taken In th nolle ambulanc to his
home. Dr. McCrann attended Nelson,
whose left leg was broken Just above the
ankle. He was taken home.
Toung Nslson was coasting west on
Davenport street. Ths other boys were
coming down the hill from the other di
rection. ..At ths bottom of ths two hills
KEY WEST. Fla., Jan. 3.-Whn th
cross-over span st Knights Key was
Hosed this afternoon and the great con
crete trestle Into Key West wss finally
tested, everything was In readiness for
the celebration of ths opening of the
over-sea extension of the Florida East
Coast railway hers tomorrow.
Among ths wsrsnlps here are a Portu
guese cruiser. German cruiser and the
Cuban flagship Hatner. Ths United
States Is represented by th fifth division
of ths Atlantic squadron.
Assistant Secretary of War Oliver will
represent President Tsft and accompany
Ing him will be a congrssslnal delegation
The first through train from New Tork
to Key West passed through Jackson
ville this morning with a large passaiu
list and will arrlvs la Key West tomor
row morning followed by ths oongreesleaej
pedal and excursion trains.
Ths over-sea road Is on of th costliest
railways ever oonstructsd. It steps from
key to key, far out Into ths gulf, at some
points being out ot sight of land. Be
tween the key are long stretches of con
crete viaducts snd steel drawbridges.
Work on the extension was begun from
Homestead la MM. Th first train on this
lap waa run January R IMS.
Four mors year of strenuous labor
mad more difficult and delayed by storm
wreckage were required to complete the
road to Key West a distance of only
forty-six miles from Knights Key.
CHICAGO, Jan. a. Mrs. Annie Gold
smith, 57 years eld, put to rout twe armed
bandits at hsr home today after she hsd
torn a revolver from th hand of on
and had clubbed him out of th front
door of her residence. At ths tlms of tbs
attack Mrs. Goldsmith was wearing
at Twenty-ninth street they met. Neither imoney belt In which ah concealed Jew-
knew Jhlch way the ether was going to
guide bbi sled.-wtth ths result that both
turned In the same direction. None ef
the boy 1 daagerously hurt
DUBUQUE, la., Jen. tl.-ArchbUhop
James J. Keane, now head of th Roman
Catholic dloeess of Dubuque, was tn-
duottd Intq office todsy la the cathedral
before a large congregation. Church dig
nitaries from various parts of the middle
west sere In attendance.:
The pallium was conferred by Arch
bishop John J. Keane (no relation to
James J.), retired, and the sermon was
preached by John Ireland of St. Paul
Ths new srchblshop came to Dubuque
from Cheyenne, Wyo.
Original and Genuini
Tbt Ffod-drtok for All Ages.
More healthful (Laa Tea or Coffee.
Asreet with the weakest digrrticc
Delicious, in vigor adrjg and DUlInioOn
Rich milk, mailed grain, powder form.
k sack bach prepared ia a atkate.
srw" Other are imitations.
OR. M'FARLAND'S SECRETARY
. MADE A DYING STATEMENT
PITTSBURGH, Pa., Jaa. tt-Tbs trial
of the Rev. Dr. W. D. McFarland of
Cedar Creek, Tenn., formerly highly con
nected with educational affairs here, who
I charged with performing two operations
which resulted in the death of Miss Elsie
Dodd Cos, his former secretary, ,1s to
be celled within the next two weeks.
Th minister-educator, arrested several
days ago at his Tnnesse home, was
brought to Pittsburgh last night and Ira
mdiately released when friends provided
a bond ef KOOfc
The sfcFsiiand case has attracted wide
spread attention. Before dying In a hos
pital Mies Coe made a statement to a
deputy coroner that two alleged opera
tions she underwent were committed by
Rev. Mr. McFarland. Rollln McConnell of
Chicago, wss also mentioned In ths state
ment and McConnell later appeared be
fore the district attorney, confessed his
relations with her and said that Miss Co
hsd refused to msrry him whsn he ssked
her to do so.
Except to say that he is anxious and
not afraid to go to trial. Rev. Mr. Mc
Farland has refused to discuss the case.
He returned without requisition to face
an Indictment of committing a felony.
AVVIATOR DIES OF BURNS;
ENVELOPED BY FIRE IN AIR
To cet its beneficial effects it is I KIfvtj rr..j. -n ..
1 ., "'
always necessary to buy Hie genu
ine, manufacfurxJ by the California
Fig Syrup Co, bearing the Rome
of the Company, plainly printed on
the boot A eray package. ,
svlstor. Lieutenant Bojener, died today
from bums received Friday during a
flight. HU aeroplane capslsed when at
a height ot 90) fnet and In a moment the
aviator waa enveloped In fiames. In ad
dition to being badly burned lieutenant
Eoener, who wss strapped to th seat
of the machine, wss crushed.
WOMAN DIES IN WATER
JUST AS HELP ARRIVES
SARATOGA, N. T Jan. a. While
skating en Lougbberry lake this after-
! nnoa, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Barrtnger broke
through the ice sad Mrs. Barrtager was
drowned. The wife clung to her husband
until numbed by th icy water, when
she was swept away Just as rescuers
AMERICAN BARK MAKES
LONG, UNEVENTFUL TRIP
NEW TORK, Jsa. 21. The American
bark Dtrlgo today completed a voyage
from Ban Francisco to this part without
once having been spoken tn all the five
month) It bad consumed in Its passage
"around the horn.' The big four miner
j brought a cargo ef general seen hmdlsa j
After Fist Fight
MUSKOGEE, Okl., Jsn. a-Wlth both
eyes blackened and swollen, bis face and
lips cut, his clothing torn and disheveled
snd with a policeman on guard at ths
pulpit, Rsv. D. Noland Smith preached
the dedicatory sermon In the First Meth
odlat Episcopal church yssterdsy.
A two weeks' legal battle tor the pos
sesion of ths nsw edifice culminated this
morning In an assault upon ths preacher
as he was going to ths church. Ths as
sailant was C. F. McKee, a contractor,
who had bean held In Jail three hours to
oompel him to turn over the keys of ths
building to ths church officials.
Woman Clubs Holdup
and Then Collapses
elry valued at more than SUMS.
After shs hsd driven th holdup men
from her door Mrs. Goldsmith eollapeed.
Sh hsd been Injured painfully during ths
struggls with ths two men and tonight
sh was confined to her bed. Sh Is th
wlf of a wealthy furniture dealer on the
OHIO BANKERS ACQUITTED
IN CASE FROM DRESDEN
COLUMBUS, 0 Jsn. it A jury ot ths
district court reported a verdict by which
Abraham and Jake Kapner, tbs Dresden,
v., bankers, wsra declared not guilty of
thirteen counts of ths Indictment against
them, which charged violation of th na
tional banking laws Tbs Jury disagreed
as to th fourteenth count, which charged
conspiracy against the bank.
Ths Kapners were found guilty at a
former trial and were sentenced to terms
in ths penitentiary. They obtained a new
trial and the verdict of acquittal today
on the thirteen counts It is generally un
derstood will end the prosecution of tbs
CARDINAL FARLEY GIVEN
RECEPTION IN HIPPODROME
NEW TORK. Jan. B.-A great public
reception arranged by ths lslty of ths
archdiocese tor Cardinal Farley In the
hippodrome tonight opened a week which
will be filled with a round of honor for
him and In which Catholic ana non
CathoUo dtlsens will unite. Thousands
had to be turned away tonight, because
ths big hippodrome was not large enough
to seat them.
The principal ceremony of the week
will be the formal Installation of th car
dinal at St. Patrick's cathedral next
Thursday. Clergymen from all parts of
the United States and Canada will par
POLICE HAVE THE MAN WHO
BROKE BANK OF MONTE CARLO
LONDON, Jsn. SL Th London polios
havs In their custody a man and woman
who were arrested Saturday aboard a
steam yacht lying at Falmouth, on th
charge of frauds committed tn France.
amounting to one million francs (S24S.W).
Ex tradition proceedings will be com
menced at once.
It 1 reported that th man goes by th
name ot De Till. Is Identified with ths
notorious Charles Welles, who year ago
thrice In succession broke the bank at
Monte Carlo. The arrests were made at
the request ot the French polios.
NO ANSWER GIVEN TO
QUERY OF INTERVIEWER
OTSTSR BAT. N. T-, Jsn. S. Former
President Roosevelt was asked today If
there was any truth in the rumors that
Postmaster General mtohoock, who was
In New Tork yesterday, bad a conference
Mr. Roosevelt's reply wss a wave of his
hand and "Net one word to say." He told
the newspaper men be would not answer
political questlone on Sunday.
WOMAN'S SUFFRAGE PARTY
CF MINNESOTA DISBANDS
ST. PA1"I. Jt.iuv, Jsn. 2J.-Toe women's
suffrage party of Ulnnesota has dis
banded. This does not mean, however.
that the movement In tins stmts is dead.
Th Minnesota State Suffrage association,
an eider ergsnlasrlnn, will eon tin ue Its,
warn, far egual suffrage
GROSS ANNUAL INCOME, $1,178,344,69
- TOTAL INVESTED ASSETS, $3,147,871,84 '
TOTAL INSURANCE IN FORCE, $28,118,915.00
THE BANKERS RESERVE LIFE
COMPANY OF OMAHA
BASCOM H. ROBISON, PRESIDENT
A YEAR'S SPLENDID RECORD
Increase In ineU $552,488.69 '
New Business Written $5,234348.50
Premium Income 41,048,497.08
INTEREST RECEIPTS EXCEED DEATH CLAIMS BY $30,576.33.
Death Claims Paid '. . . .$104,500.00
Dividends Paid ......$108,609.58
Interest Receipts $135,076.35
THE COMPANY'S POLICIES ARE GUARANTEED BY BONDS AND MORTGAGES
EQUAL IN STRENGTH TO GOVERNMENT BONDS.
The Annual Statement of
The Bankers Reserve Life Company of Omaha
for the year ending December 31, 1911.
Registered County, Municipal and
Schocl Bonds $1,624,115.76
Real Estate First Mortgages.
Loans to Policy Holders 497,811.39
Renewal Premium Notes 75,077.85
Cash in Office... 107.77
Cash In Banks 119,077.57
Accrued Interest on Securities . . . 29,268.13
Premiums in Process of Collection 17,913.37
Net Present Value of all Policies
to Force '.. $2,429,878.00
Premiums Paid in Advance
Policies Surrendered for Cash
Death Claims Reported, no proofs
All Other Liabilities
Excess Security to Policy Holders
Certificate of the State Insurance Examiner
JOHN M. GILCHRIST 0. P. A. (
President BtaU Board of Examiners Nebraska Insurance E laminar
Jaaiarr I. 1111.
B. H. Roblaon, President,
Th Backers Reserve Life Companv, .
Oman a, Nebraska.
Acting under Instructions from Bllaa R. Barton, Stat Auditor and Insurance CommlialOMr for
Nebraska, I hav made the annual lamination required by th Department, and at per your personal request,
I have made a complete audit of all receipts and disbursements during the year 1H1.
This detailed examination has afforded me the opportunity to observe the system of accounting In con
nection with your Company. In my Judgment It wilt compare favorably with any life insurance company's rec
ords, thf system of checking being such that It Is almost Impossible for any mistakes or errors to occur.
The cash on hand and In banks has been certified to by the various depositories and reconciled with the
outstanding checks. The bonds, mortgages and other items of resources hare been carefully examined by me
and the annual statement as to income, disbursement, assets and liabilities has been completely verified. The
bond Investments show conservatism In purchasing, the real estate mortgages are wall located and the per
centage of loans to actual value is IS per cent These Investments show an Interest bearing rate of practically
S per cent
The amount of new business shows as increase over 1110 of $ i60,49l.80, as follows:
Amount of New Business, 1(11 t .......5,J33,2ll.B0
Amount of New Business, 1910 4, 481, 71. 00
Increase ot ...f 760,498.60
The insurance In force shows an increase of $1,7(7,116, as follows: '
Insurance in force December 21, 1(11 .$18, 118, 916
Insurance in force December 31, 1910.. . 18.151. 700
' Increase of ..$ 1,767,216
The Company Is to be congratulated on the successful progress msde during the year,
The records ot the Company show that on losses sustained prompt settlement was made with the policy
holders and the unpaid claims on hand consist only of those In process of adjustment none of them having been
filed prior to December. .
A complete detailed report of the Examination has been filed with the Insurance Department'
(Signed) JOHN U. OILCHRI8T. .
Nebraska Insurance Examiner.
A SOLID, CONSERVATIVE, WESTERN LITE COMPANY, whose policies contain
liberal, up-to-date conditions, meeting every requirement of the insuring public If interested
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TliE BANKERS RESERVE LIFE COMPANY
EXILED TO ARCTIC CIRCLE
Prof. Vladimir Seuiaof! Tries 8oJ
eids After Cneltief.
FTSAIXT SHOWI 001TSIDEaATI05
ssaaa ffletels Ms
ee Msasssslssjsaas la
After ate Aaneaset
ST. Pl.TIKHWIKO. Jan. It It ! re
ported tiere that sines Prof. Vladimir
Senstnoff. erne iras eoaaemnsd to exile
In Siberia far allesea revolutionary ta-
trle-aes. atetnsted soldee, the risers of
his tiLSlmsaa have keen abated and he Is
allowed ths ass ef scientific Instrnmats
to continue Ha work. '
prof. Senelueg tart St. Peterefcur; for
Siberia la Hit with a earavaa of prison
ers sentenced to exile for varleu Crimea.
After five months' travellnf. mostly en
foot, the party arrtvea at Tskutsk. where
the prleoner fi oiatned until b was ae
sutned to Rasskore C stirs. TMs town Is
within the Arctic circle and no prisoner
had ever bora seat so far north before.
It k) eopalated br a few ZMctmos and I
rlstted only once a rear by merchant
who come to bey fan. Ia sawner all
Is eat est by smpasaable
d only tn srtntcr Is tbs Journey
pom! Ma hy doc sled.
Ke fiimpssji food or medicines are
available and the quarters consist of huts
without windows or doors. In winter the
tncperstor hi fsr blow zrro snd half
the year ia dark night.
After endnrtos; terrible suffer! n the
professor arttn)pu4 suicide. Tbs officials
thrreafirr trvated htm with more con
sideration. Tbrr supplied hhn with some
msteovolorical luatiuiuonts vtth srWch he
has net enlr sogHad the tsdktm. btr has
given the world seme valsable data as
MODERN WOODMEN RATES
WILL PRECIPITATE FIGHT
CHICAOOb Jan. tl. HoncrU of dele
gate ts the meatine; of th head earns of
thee Madera, Woodmen of America, ad
journed from Buffalo, arrived here todaj
and tonight. The first session of the
edjoornsd eonvnntloa win be sailed to
order tummme morning by Head Consul
A. R. Talbot of Lincoln, Neb.
A committee eoaststlag of 1. O. Davis
of Cailfurnls. William S. Hart of leva.
H. F. Baker ot Michigan, Albert U.
Ileevee ef sOseoarl and Charles F. Remv
ef Indiana, which waa appetatad at Buf
falo, will submit a report on revision of
This one question rsrstlng of the Wood
men membership probably will be under
discussion for several days The subject
is expected to precipitate a fight ea the
floor ef the eoBventioe and tsaajht op
posing faction ia the order are prepared
to make ehargse against certain member
active tn th rate revision work.
The kr to success at biielnies Is th
Judicious and persistent nse ef newspaper
dvertlslng. .. ,
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