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TIIE BEE: 0MA11A, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27. 11)12.
Bank Call Shows Healthy Condition of Local Banks
The Omaha National Bank
Seventeenth and Famam Streets
Statement Made to the Comptroller of the Currency
February 20, 1912
Loans and Discount $7,546,072.84
V. S. Bonds, for Circulation. . .
Stock and Bonds
Vaults, Furniture and Fixtures
V. 8. Bonda for .
Dae from Banks
Cash on Rand...
Due from V. S.
1, 788,01 8.2a
Capital .' $ 1,000,000.00
Undivided Iroflu , 112.275.00
Deposits '. 1.1.010.200.56
I. H. MILLARD
W. H. BI CHOIJ!
WARD M. Bl'KGE&g
OFFICERS AXD DIRECTORS.
J. DeF. RICHARDS
B. A. WILCOX
JAMES T. WACHOB
Mgr., Dept. New Business
K. C. BARTON
J. E. BAl'.M -CHARLES
ISAAC W. CARPENTER
K, A. CCDAHY
ARTHl'R C. SMITH
Safety Deposit Boxes for Rent in Our New Vaults
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Summiry of the 234th Report to the United States Geyeromcnt
February 20th, 1912
Banking House 200,000.00
U. S. Bonds to Secure Ci rculation . . 200,000.00
Due from Banks and
U. S. Treasurer . . .$3,33,37j.W
U. S. Bonds 150,000.00
Other Bonds 347,930.23
Cash ...... 1,486,761.26 5,378.066.95
Capital Stock $ 500,000.00
Surplus, earned 1,000,000.00
Undivided Profits ...... 38,561.23
: Depository of the United States, County of Douglas, City of Omaha.
We Pay Z Interest on Tims Certificates Rmii. for 12 Moiths
The present amount of Time Certificates (savings) is
C. T. KOINTZE. President.
F. H. DAVIS. Vice President. IRVING ALLISON', Ass't Cashier.
L. I- KOI NTZE, Vice Pres. G. T. ZIMMERMAN. Ass't Cashier.
T. L. DAVIS, Cashier. O. T. EASTMAN', Ass't Cashier.
BANKS MAEFINE SHOWING
Local Institutions Beflex a Stronj
Local Business Condition.
BIG GAINS ABE INDICATED
Osseba Satloaal Skews Deposits
Over Thirteen Wllion Leaao
Heavy, Skewing; Montr
is -ew at Mork.
Statements mad by the Omaha nJ
South Omaha national banks in response
to the rail of the comptroller of the cur
rency fur the close of buetneet on Feb
ruary are sn Index of the Irinrovir-g
business conditions of this section ot the
Not only were Urge sains In deposits
and loans snrvn over the last previous
statement and the corrciiiditu; stste
ment of last year, but deposits were
greater bj 1X4.000 than they have been
at any Ulr time In the lat !hr.- years,
eclipsing by thla figure th high. :ide if
deposits In September. till.
Aggregate depoetu of the seven Omaha
banks and three South Onuha banks on
February 39 were eiS.StCWi campared with
IS6.4.&S for the ststement of December
I. Mil. an Increase of HMS.SM. Com
pared with deposits st tns Mm of the
nearest corresponding sta:sment of lan
year March "-present d posi:s are In the
lead by 3,W0.S.
Loans and discounts of sll the banks st
tns time of the statement were ?,?.
MS. which is tl.4U.9Si greater than de
posits at the time ot the December state
ment and Il.911.0si4 greater than at the
time of the statement ot las: March.
All three of the big banks of the city
The Omaha National. First National and
United States National banks whoso
deposits run regularly above $10,$na,uoo,
showed large gains. The Omaha National
passed the IttOOO.CM mark, with almost
II. Ot,0M of deposits more th.tn at the
time of the December statement.
lades at Baslaeea.
Bank deposits snd clearings are re
garded as certain Indices of business
conditions snd ss deposits srs big and
local clearings srs rerularly running
shead of a year ago. Omaha builnux
men. with the added knowledge of better
conditions in their own lines are frcllnj
optimistic over the outlook for In; year.
A further csuse for the good feeling If
that the money is not only In th coun
try, but It Is in circulation, ss Indicated
by the Increasing amounts loaned out o.i
approved security. There have b-en
times in Omaha sines the panle ot lx7
whea deposits were lighter thsn they
should be; there hats beeii times when
the banks could have loaned mors money
If they hsd It; there liavo been times
when the vaults were full of money end
a conservative, waiting business world
did not demand It. but now financial
and commercial affairs have settled down
to such a steady basis that deposits sre
growing, loins are growing and the de
mand for money Is about In the ;ropr
proportion to the supply,
Leans aad Deposits,
Following is a table of comparison of
the present ststement, In respect to de
posits and loans, with the December
b. . Dec. J,
t . lli mil.
Omaha National JI3.ow.Sl9 tii.0M.M7
First National ii?mtrt nmim
Merchant' National., stcyistr
t'lty National J.lsM.945
Packers' National .... S.a!9.Hrj
Stock Yards National., 7.Tjt,tj
Nebraska Natlnniil .... 3;.o;.l
Live Stork National... I.MKI.Ml
Corn Exchange Nafl 1.447.XH
thousand. Those whom complaints were
filed against were H. Gross. Bhackleford
a Dickey and A. U Bergqulst. The two
latter are charged with selling short
BRIEF CITY NEWS
Bare moot Fits It.
as, Mae. Materia. Bargesa-Orandss.
Tkoe. W. Blaekhar tor oongTsoe Kir.
Twe More Saner tadeate Two mere
tames have been added to the honor list
Lthe senior class members at the
the High school whs are eligible for
the 1111 commencement program oompetl
Hon. They are Rath Harts and Hannah
KUIek Ceaght ia Drtrt I". I. Ellick
b back from Toronto, where ha addressed
i printers' convention. He brings back
bog yams of delayed trains in the seat,
laving been thirty -six hours late in ar
ttrtng at Toronto, nineteen hears having
lean spent ea a train la a drift in Mlchl-
fan wtm nothing to eat
aUakrter Seta Degree Rsv. J. W. Her-
rr' zr-5r2iSidewalks Must Be
the Baptist ehureh ot it. Petersburg,
pa., haa Just been (Iran the decree of
loot or at dtelalty by the John B. Stet
ton un! varsity, aacordtng to word re
let ved hers. The decree was conferred
tpoa rsenmmenrtarten of Lneetn Hully,
resident of ths university.
Ven Oem plelae ef Oeal Tisalsrs Tone
kraat Pecs, etty Inspects ef wetchta sad
neaaarea, haa Hied eemntatnti against
lares eoal aeessra, ehartiac two with
Ihort measure ta eelUac eoai and one
kith refusing to adjust scales whleh
taderwelgbed abont forty pounds to the
Epps Loses His Job;
Failure ot the Jury carefully to study
Judge Gstellc's Instructions In the t2S,M0
libel suit of Charles A. Kpps agslnst
Charles C. Bttnlgo before returning a ver
dict Is the ground ot a motion for a new
trial filed by Thomas B. Murray, Epps'
attorney. Epps alleged that Burdge, seek
ing to collect an unjust debt, cost him
his position by writing to bis employer
that be was a "drari beat." The case wss
tried last week and the Jury gave Burdge
a verdict In less than ten minutes.
SHOULD STANDBY PRESIDENT
John L. Webster Sayi it ii Duty of
Bepnblioani to Work for Taft
PETITIONS BEDfO CIRCULATED
Cbairaaaa ef Taft Clab 8aTa Tall
Has Made a d Prealdeat
and that lasarceary Mast
Cleaned Up at Once
Twentj men have been sent by the
city engineering department into the
resident districts of the city to notify
property owners thst wslks must be
cleared of snow. If the notice does not
result in clear walks In six hours prop
erty owners may be arrested and upon
conviction fined. The police arp also
givlac out notices.
"The insurgent element ot the republi
can party lias been booming La Pollette
In this state for sevsral months, snd
finding It would not be successful. Influ
ences have been brought to bear upon
nooesvrit to bring him out as a candl
I date," said General John Lee Webster,
chairman of the Douglas' County Tsft
republican league yesterday.
'Or, putting it in other words." he
continued, "Insurgsncy has put Itself In
the attitude of fighting tile administra
tion of the republican party, and It la
ths duty of ths republican party te stand
by Its administration."
Taft has been one of the best nreMrf.ni.
the United States ever had and we ought I ,
. airua 10 lei l the people so. I
Ws are Justified under the circumstances Sun Lto"- ctlon hand, was struck by
In being aggressive In behalf of the preal- mMil cat at the Burll.-urton depot Monday
dent, as ths Insurgents have been sggres- ' "rnln. snd was hurled sbout ten feet
Persistent Advertising Is the Road to
What Ah You
Da real faal weak, bred, oospoaocnt. here frequent fceeoV
ei hie, coatee) sates, bitter er bad teste ia saoraiag,
'heart rare." hslneasg at gas, sod riaiagS m throat after
eatssc. itnssiiej gsssw er beta, fool breath, dizxy spells,
eaor er swiabie epoetin, assets at naaee aad kindred
Totals ttMKB.O'i! SC.-,,t!s,fJ6!(
LOANS AND DtHOOl'NTS.
Feb. 3, Dec. i,
t 7.M.72 f ;.(,:
Merchants National Bank
13th and Farnam Sts., Omaha, Neb.
UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY
Capital - - - -Surplus
- - - -Undivided
Deposits - - -
M THKK IHMKK, President
FR.IXK T. HAMILTON. Yke-rrrsident IRED P. H-UITLTOX, Cashier
R H. MKII.K, Ass't Cashier C. B. IH GDALK, Asa't Cashier
Ll'THKK KKAKK (iKOIttiK A. JOSI.VX Klt-WK T. HAMILTON" (iKOHGK E. PRITCHKTT
KHKI P. HAMILTON tiKOIMJE M. PEEK G. 8. BOGER3
We solicit accounts on the basis of liberal accommodations to all
when consistent with safe and conservative banking
I. S. National
Parkers National ...
Htock Yard National 4.121. SM
'M-braaka National.... llrji.nl
Live ntock National.... l.(R7.V4l
Corn Exchange Nat l.. 1.241. MJ
THIEF ROBSJOLD BURGLAR
Han Who Steali Hig-h Priced Dope
Drugt it Caught.
COMPLAINS OF HIS LOSSES
".ken FollM laveatlaate They t'lad
Me le Ike Baralar Tkry Hate
Heea l.ooklaa Per He
Omaha s nesest tpe ef burglar who
steals only hlgh-prked drugs hss been
Indicted by ths grand Jury. Following
the story printed In The Bee thst there
was such a culprit working In Omahs ths
police divulged the name of ths confessed
burglsr, who Is Charles Bmlth. Us was
arrested shortly sfter the second burg
lary at the Richardson Drug company
last Mondsy night. Ho conresseil snd
wss taken before the grsnd Jury whets
he was Indicted on a rhsrge of breaking
The Richardson Drug company house
wss entered by Smith twice and esch
time he stole only high prteod (Inks apd
toilet art Idea. He told the police linw
he gained admission to the storx;, by
breaking In a rear window. He carted
all the stolen srllrlrs to hla room on
lower Douglas street. On lait Tuesday
morning wlills he was sleeping oume one
entered his room and look a large uuau
llty of the stolen articles. Nntlth reported
ths loss and aroused the police, who,
armed with a search warrant srsrchnd
Smith's room snd secured over tin) worth
of the Ul-gntlen goods constating ot
cocaine, liquid, uplntn. morphine and
toilet articles. Hmlth was arrested when
he returned to his room that night. All
of the goods stolen wero valued at H00.
Key to the Ultualtoa-bee Advertising.
Bank Merger Denied
by Cashier Irwin
The Bee hss ths following from C. W.
Krwin, cashier of the Corn Exchange Na
"The newspaper report that there would
be a consolidation of the Corn Exchange
Nstlonsl bsnk and ths Omaha National
bank Is absolutely untrue. Ths Corn Bx-
hangs National bsnk will continue In
business at Its present location, and any
report to the contrary Is positively with
out foundstlon. ' '. W. KltWIN,
"Cashier Corn Kxchanga National bank.
REV. FLEMING IMPRESSES
CONGREGATION WITH TEXT
"How may i know that I am saved!"
was ths question propounded snd forcibly
snswered from the pulpit Munday by
Itev. Charles II. Fleming, pastor of ths
Plymouth Presbyterian church. Ha ssld
" 'Ws know II at ws have passed from
death unto life because we love the
brethren.' Te appreciate the force of
this text remember two things:
"It meant to John anything but sentl
fncntsllly, a lackadaisical Well-wishing
for ths wvvld. 'Nor does It refer to ths
reeding of a novel or attending a touch
ing play, as many a man whom It would
be gross flattery to deacrttie ss Indiffer
ently moral csn and frequently does do
todsy, snd, because the tears come, lm
sstnes thst hs Is a pretty good fellow
"The test nerds the Illumination of
Tnhn'a previous life. It Is hard to see
how anyone of strong filings and quick
temper can say, 'If I but hsd the quiet
disposition snd kind heart of the be
l.ivrd dlrclple what e Christian 1 mil hi
be.' John, but for Jesus, would have
called down fire from heaven to burn
up a village because they did not receive
Christ. Jesus, Himself, called htm 'Son;
"No. Thla test expresses the ripe
fruitage ot a life of bitter straggle sad .
self-oonquesL It Indicates a dtvtnsly '
planted enaction (or men resolutely tired
out at every cost till It became an In
sUnct. At first he had It; eventually it I
'Buck a vigorously wholeeouied end
therefore wholesome affection, the main ,
spring of a life of living eaorlfloe for lest
men, was te the apostle suffloteat reason
for believing thst be hsd "passed from
death unto Ufa' And so it ia to us It
we bare It."
HARBURGER PREDICTS JEWS
TO COME TO UNITED STATES
NEW YORK, Ftb. at.-A aredlotloa that
the nest century will eee nearly all ot
the U.000,00 Jews of the whole world
on American soil was mads by Sheriff
Julius Harburger In sn addrses before'
delegates (rem sll parts ef the country
gathered today for the annual meeting ef
the executive committee; of the Free Bene
of Israel. Arrangements were consU.
ered for the quinquennial convention at
the entire order at Hookrstsr ea lfsy ia,
In reviewing the history of the order
stnoo its Inception In IMS. Sheriff Har
kurgee spoke of Its benefaotlon aad Its
rsmsrkabls resources. There were but
1,000 jews In ths t'nlted States when the
first census wss tsken. he said, and to
day there were S.000.000. Every land
which has persecuted the Jews, he said,
had fallen Into decay, and hs Isuded the
action taken by the United States In abro
gating Its tresty with Russia la order to
Impress thst "bsrbsrlo nation" with a
lesson ot justice to Jewish American
of liver and bowels. In refusing to act.
Is quickly remedied with Tr. King's New
Ufa Pills. Kssy, aafe, sure. Sc. For
sale by Beaton Drug Co. .
Totals t7.;.9Mi t3t.313.ee
Robber is Pursued
by Shoeless Victim
Joe Smith trudged through snow drifts
in his stocking feet to the ftouth Omaha
police station, from his home .it 314
Railroad avenue to reimrt thst Marvell
Wellrlte had stolen his shoes. Ho was re
warded for his peraerverattce by the ar
rest of the thief a short time later.
Wellrlte entered William Bswyera room
at the same number st 7 o'clock snd fxik
the letters clothes, tie then went to
Snlth's room, knowing that he hsd 110
which hsd been sent to hlin by his
mother. Wellrlte demsnded the 110. back
ing up his sincerity with a stove poker.
Smith resisted, but Wellrlte grabbed r
that was lavtm; on the dresser. He thn
picked up Smith's shoes and mads bis
The Blue Ribbon
Hit by Mail Car,
Buried m Drift
If yea bare aay soassdsrshls snsssber ef the
aJseree eyasptesa yoa are esnf crisuj trea biaioeo'
eee, toreid fiver wrath isnngsioa. ar dyspspeia.
Dr. FWee'e Peas sat Msdisal Diss ovary is asada
ass ssf ate aaae easssble ssiifissasl priesiplse
esBeasat error sniigiuotes. etaeaeeh teaiet fcewel
isgsdstsr nasi assrre etrcmgtkswsr.'
slve egslnst him. I am Ir favor of nuk
ing a vigorous 'campaign for President
j an irom now on.
Mr. Webster said 10.090 signatures will
be secured to the Tsft petitions In this
state. Forty-two petitions, circulated In
Uouglss county, as kins; that the name
of President Taft be placed on the bal
lot for renomlnatir.n n,t , .
. '-'" uiin
U Uebster. Allen W. Fitli, E. B. Perry
wnu n. u. ecnnelder delegetes-at-larce
and J. C Root and N. p. Hwanson dis
trict dslegstes to the national republican
convention, have been returned. The
total number ot signatures secured In
this county now numbers UM0. Fifty pe
titions are still In circulation snd J.(4
signers ere expected.
TV. stRaM.- Madieal TV h set s aeteat t
tel fist ef its sMredsasts aesad ariated ea its botHe-wrapper aad s nested
sasder oeth. A gleaee at these will show that it cootaias ao aleebol. or harm.
fat kebtt -forming dreds. It is a laid extract aiede writh ware, triple-reined
, at mreeer stretttth. from the roots ot asoee Assencaa meancai,
as. WerU's Pisa saury Medical Assooietioa. Props.. BsJale, N.l
Into a huge snow drift. It required fit
teen minutes to locate and drag him out
of the snowy hesp, so deeply hsd he been
Leon, who is now In a serious condition
st St. Joseph's hospital, w as clesnlng
snow from the tracks In front of the
new msil transfer depot when a mall
car was becked down upon him. He
wss not noticed by the engine crew, nor
did he hear the approaching car. It is
thought thst bis skull Is fractured. H
lives at sn Pouth Eighth street.
Stalled in Drifts
f4uperlntendent E. U. Graft Elmer O.
Miller. R. L. Cams and four prlnr'Cs of
Omaha seboola are stalled at Wilcox.
Mo by reason of the snow storm. They
are board a Wabash train enroote to St
Louis te attsnd the meeting of the super,
lnteadents division of the Nstlonsl Edu
cational sseocUUoa. Tbey report te the
PINCHER GETS PINCHED
FOR ATTACKING WOMEN
John Luce of Council Bluffs was ar
rested at f o'clock Saturday night en a
standing on a corner In the business cen
ter of the city s muring h'mself by pinch
ing young women who passed aim. Bertha
Shine, 2717 Howard street, was pineht 1
on the arm. She turned and slapped Lac a
In the face and then told a policeman.
Loee eras carted to Jail- I
He waa fined t and costs In pollr '
court, and In default of payment ten: f
to Jail under a state mltimus. j
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25 te Parlfle Haul.
One way second class colonist tickets n
superintendent's office here that several 'sale dslly March- let to April bth via
Wabash trains are stalled at Wilcox Chicago. Milwaukee eV St. Paul Hallway,
unable te move. I Tickets: Kit Farnam St, Omaha,
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TidBctr of Quality
WHENEVER or wherever you are served
with Pabst Blue Ribbon there is always,
that indication of quality that brings a smile
of satisfaction. With a rich mellow flavor and delight
fully smooth taste, it satisfies every expectation aroused by
its appetizing appearance. It is a wholesome and beneficial beverage for alL,
Bottled only at the brewery in crystal clear bottles,
showing at a glance that it is clean and pure.
W hy not send home a case today? Phone or write
THE PABST COMPANY
1307, Leavenworth ShQMDwiginn.Aw Omaha, Nebr.
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