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TROOPS FOR STATE FAIR
JUS TO HATE ONE EEGDCENT
9rt. Charles E. hterrteas WIU Make
Unm la Nebraska la later-
raator La Fellette
J eat at (tutor La
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN, March S.-tSpeclal Tele
rain.) Senator Norria Brown has con
tarred with the War department concern
ing having some regular soldiers for
maneurers at the state fair this rail and
wires the Commercial club that the mat
ter can probably be arranged. It la the
Intention to send a regiment if possible.
Prof. Charles K. Merriam of Chicago
university. It is announced; will come to
Nebraska to campaign for La Follette.
His dstes will be A or II 13 and 13. .
The St. Joseph t Grand Island railroad
has been granted permission by the Stale
Railway commission to reduce the fifth
class rate between Grand Island snd
Hastings from ltt to cents per 100
pounds. The reduction is made to meet
the rate by the Burlington. The Bur
lington road has also been permitted to
reduce from i to t cents the rate on sand
from Centra) City to Sargent
CORONER'S JURY SAYS
BOY SHOT AFTER THREATS
BROKEN BOW. Neb., March .-Spe-cial
Telegram.) After being out nearly
all night the coroner's Jury holding an
Inquest over the body of Joe Teahon. who
was killed early Wednesday morning by
Frank Bayers, near Anselmo, returned a
verdict that the deceased came to his
death by a bullet from a pistol held in
the hands of the defendant, Frank
Bayars, and fired by him because of fear
resulting from threats Teahon made
Villi remains in the custody of the sheriff
and will now hare to answer either to
the' charge of murder or manslaughter.
The preliminary hearing will probably
tome up durpg the fore part of next
FAIRBURY TO HAVE'
FA1RBUET. Neb.. March .-8pseial.)
Working on the theory that It will be
aosslbls to reduce the high cost of living.
movement has been started m rairnury
operate a eo-ope relive store. J. D.
im i th mftin nromoter ox the new
venture and the concern has been cap
italised and shares are being sold at 114
each. As coon as sufficient capital Is
secured, a stork of groceries snd other
articles will be purchased. The move
ment Is backed up by the wage earners
of Fairbury. assisted by the soclallsta
It Is said they expect to reduce the cost
ef the commodities considerably.
SIX STEERS DROWNED
WHEN BRIDGE COLLAPSES
TECUMSEIi. Nth.. March .-(SpeclaJ.)
By the giving way of four span of
the large wooden county bridge, near the
borne or Lawrence Murphy, over Tankee
creek. John Derr. the well known farmer
who lives southwest of the city, lost six
steers. Mr. Ierr and a boy, Ed Wro
bliskl, ware driving seventeen head of
stock steers to the Derr home, the ani
mals weighing from WO to 759 pounds each.
They drove the animals onto the bridge,
when It gave way and the animals were
precipitated Into the stream, which was
swollen. The Indications are that the
swollen stream, perhaps some of ths
floating Ice, bad driven a piling out of
lilacs and weakened the bridge.
A Life Sentence
of suffering with throat snd lung
troubls Is quickly . commuted by Dr.
King's New Discovery. Kc snd tl.W
For sale bv Beaton Drue Co.
yourself to a $7
fancy silk vest
FREE with your
spring suit at
R.W. Cor. 15th led Harney
Council Bluff Stars
401 West Broadway
Ths broom that
wears longest and
is easiest to we it
the IXC Fall, firm
tip, strong st itehinf,
handsome finish, no
skimping of broom
straw ihess are
one ef its superior
THE LEE BROOM
b sold by year dealer. When Ton order,
say "Send me a LEE broom." You caa
get the right kind for any nse and toot
sweeping tasks will be vastly easier.
LEE BKOOM at OUSTZU COMPANY
Bostoa,Mass. Daveesort. la Llaeola.Kea.
HALF MINUTE STORE TALE.
Elbert Hubbard baa said that the only article
that can be safely guaranteed la the article ths'
doesn't need it and Elbert was right That la
the reason we guarantee our Blue Serges. We
know they don t need It, but we re safe and we
figure you will feel that way about It. This
store never guarantees any article about which
there la a doubt but when we do publish a
guarantee it is one free from all "lfs and ands."
OMAHA'S ONLY MODERN CLOTHING STORE
f'iL IimI I Suits' of
filly Jf ' 1 FancyFabric '
WSfJvA Th 8Prin ne la re
s' YwSs H markabla for Ita f ree
fy laVvWvSaV H "B tnm sxtreme color"
TV$b H combination The pre
' V l5 though mxrt '' U"
are very popular. Mod-
THE HOME OF QUALITY CLOTHES
Easter is close at kand and now
is the time
To think about and see the new styles ijnd make selections. Kprinir styles, as we
display thenvare remarkable for thejr jrracefulness.nnd the piniients which we show a
illustrative of spring styles are remarkable for their high quality. They are the very acme
of apparel perfection.. We invite you to come in today aud look. Our polite salesmen will not
force you to buy against your wishes.
$10 to $25
Are the safest serge
suits to buy. They are
guaranteed not to fade
and past experience
Justifies It They are
finely (willed and of
sufficient weight to
make the garments
$10.00 TO $35.00
Hr a snaa
A Ntw Hat for You
We certainly are showing a fine line
of head wear this spring and your most er
ratic whim can be fully met, Better try it.
STETSON'S, Up From $3.50
OTHERS TO .$1.50
Boys' Clothes for Easter and Confirmation
When you see the splendid line of Boys' clothes we've ready for spring your only won
der will be how did we assemble them. Easy enough we study lloys' Clothes problems as
carefully as we do men's clothes problems. Better come in with your boy.
Suit $2.00 to $10.00 Top Coats $2.50 Up Confirmation Suits, $3.50 Up
OOVFIRMATIOV Ol'TKIT NO 1 FOR OOXFIIIM 4TIOX OI'TTTT NO. 2 FOR
BOYS IN KN'KK PANTS. ItOYH IN JXINU PANTS.
True. Blue Serge Suit $4.00 QMrta Waists Tru n,u Suit $7.00
(Full peg Knickerbockers.) SMurw, wwsuj, ((,0t pnU n( vpft
Waist 50 HatS CapS, EtC. Pleated White Hliirt .7.1
Hat 1.00 ' 1 ' Collar
White Tie M Ties, BtOCaOngS, White Tie as
Collar 1 T- finlAndM He l.oo
shoe s.o mepienaia Wlwt 8w
Complete Outfit $.40 Complete Outfit $12.85
Any article In this list at listed price. Any article In this list at listed price.
that Easter is the time for
new shirts, tics and other
small wearables. And then
don't .overlook the fact that
this store is the one best
place to buy them.
Swell Silk Wash Ties
at 50c and $1.00
Silk Knitted Ties
up from 50c
Plain White Pleated Shirts,
at $1.00, $1.50, $2.50
Soft Shirts, separate collars,
at $1.50 to $2.50
Plain White Negligee Shirts
at $1.00 and $1.50
Collar Band Negligee Shirts
at $1.00 to $3.00
Cambric Night Shirts, tip from . . .. .50c
Cambric Pajamas, up from $1.00
Spring Weight Union Suits
at $1.00, $1.50 and $2.50
No Such Footwear as
v Ours at Our Prices
Spring styles in both shoes and Ox
fords, the most cap
tivating we've yet
shown and our stand
ing guarantee to save
you a dollar or more
is as forceful as ever.
$2.50, $3.50, $4.50, $5
The best Boys Bhoes
in town, $1.50 np,
According to size and
Delzell, Hunter and
Metcalfe Speak at
BEATRICE. Neb., March .-Speelal.)
-Five hundred lose hers radstarad yes
terday at. the opening session of the
Southeastern Nebraska Educational as
sociation, which convened In the high
Principal Fred Hunter of Lincoln cave
the first address, bis subject being "AsTV
culture In the Schools." He presented a
formidable array of arguments In favor
of the establishment of this practical and
helpful subject In the curriculum. ,
The Teacher and Her Duties" was the
subject chosen by State Superintendent
Delsell of Lincoln. He unfolded in a
clear and concise manner some of the
qualifications and demands placed upon
Richard L. Metcalfe cf Lincoln cave the
principal address of the afternoon, tak
1ns for his subject "Twentieth Century
ldeala." He believes teachers should be
Informed on political and social problems
of ths state and nation. Among matters
of this character he mentioned the water
power problem, which la now before the
State Board of Irrlgstjon In the form of
a contest over who shall dsvekm ' the
power In the Platte river. He also spoke
In favor of a bill defeated In the last
legislature which would require Insurance
companies to deposit their securities In
the state auditor's offloe.
Others appearing on the program In the
afternoon were Superintendent George A.
Martin of Nebraska City, William At
water of Falls City, Miss Lillian V.
Stoner of Peru, and Prof. W. R. Power
of Beatrice. From 4:30 until I e'clook a
reception was given in the Commercial
club rooms to the visiting teachers.
Miss Fola La Follette. daughter of Sen
ator La Follette, addressed a larce crowd
In the evening. She discussed In an or
iginal way "The Democracy of Woman
Suffrage," and gave an Interesting read
ing, -How the Vote Was Wen." She
brought out the fact that although the
people of the west are not In particular
need of equal suffrage, they should work
for the women of ths east woo need the
ballot . -
NEWS FROM MERRICK COUNTY
Werk the New Coart Beaae Be-
a-las Daaaasre Paid for Death
of Boy. .
CENTRAL CITY, March M.-(Special-
A force of about twenty-five men and
half a dozen teams wss put to work
Monday making excavations for- the
foundation walls of the new court
house, and by next Monday the car
penters will begin laying the frames for
the cement foundations, which will also
being reinforced with ribs of steel. The
Interests of the county are being looked
after by H. Lemm of Benson, Neb., who
will be on the grounds all the while.
Attorney J. E. Dorshlmer hss received
word from the Union Pacific headquar
ters that they have allowed a claim of
VHM for the legal heirs ef little Lester
Myers, who was killed by being hit by
Splo Is the IHe of cooklnrj
Uea it Jriiaili the seas sad ayprliiieg
analky as year kekiaf.
Seles! year ssiat with ears if yea are
jseUas el year tama ss a seek.
an ye, fall m it Jwew. OilrtatfistiSidi
VMrtiai Tknara eve baa, ei aw TONE'S
iraU-M 10, far e Ml im
teak. Te Spiv Talk
fast's safari aw afasrs Mc at raw arecara.
Tveja auto. Dee lime, la
tWrn ef "Off SeMrr" Ceflve
a fast train here last fall. The little
fellow was attempting to cross the tracks
on his return from aohool, whan ha ws
struck by a fast train and Instantly
killed. The matter was settled without
Fred C. Ratcllff, ths proprietor of the
Ratcliff hotel, announces that he has
secured an option on land In tne west
end ef the city, and contemplates the
erection of a hotel building three or
four stories In height.
The oldest business firm In Central
City will retire the fore part of next
month, when the furniture business or H.
H. Kombrlnc Sons Is taken over by
Olen Miller of Alliance, who has this
week completed the purchase.
BlaoatfleU Clah Sleets Officers.
BLOOMFIBLD, Neb., March . (Spe
cial.) At the annual election of ths
Bloemfleld Commercial club, held In this
city last night, the following officers were
elected: John McCourt. president: Louie
M. Caya, vice president, and Herman
F. Frtedricbs, secretary -treasurer. Ex.
ecutlve committee: Paul A. Tulleye, H.
F. Cunningham. W. R. Ellis, Peter B.
Neff, K. M. Bloodhsrt. Henry A. Dahl
and Louis C. Bletck. -
Leave Flu err la Cera Shredder.
YORK, Neb., March .-Speclel.)-Loule
Mlcbaut. while feedlnc - a corn
shredder en the farm of W. C. Heiden,
nine miles northeast of this city, caught
his hand In the soaking rollers of the ma
chine and lacerated ths hand so that ths
first and second fingers of the right
band were amputated and the thumb
taken oft at the first Joint.
Faaeral at Ptreaua Ralaer.
BEATRICE, Neb., March 2.-8peclal)
The funeral of Fred Ratney of Adams,
the Burlington fireman who loat his life
in the wreck near Bostwlck, Neb., was
held today at t-X o'clock from the
Methodist church. Rev. Mr. Gates officiating.
Daas Washes Oat Near Yerk.
YORK. Neb.. March . (8pecial.)-The
high water and surging chunks of Ice
took out the mill dam at Thayer. The loss
is estimated at U.
ARLINGTON, Neb., March . Special
Telegram.) C. A. Whltford, an old pio
neer of Arlington township, died at his
home In Arlington at I X o'clock Wednes
day night. Mr. Whltford was bom In
Wayne county, Ohio, February 28, lta,
and came here In ISM. He was eountr
commissioner of this county from 1M to
IKS, commissioner from the Second dis
trict to the Transmisslsslppl exposition In
MM and waa director of district No. 4
for twenty-four years. About three years
ace Mr. Whltford sold his farm two
miles northeast of town, which he bought
in US&, and moved to Arlington, where
be resided until his death.
He Is survived by bis widow, two sons
snd one daughter. '
. Peter Csrlsen, aged SI years, a resident
of Omaha for twenty-eight yearsr died
st his home. 2733 South Tenth street,
Thursday afternoon. Funeral arrange
ments are being made vy surviving re
latives, the services to be held Saturday
iehs H. ' Baaasaa.
John B. Bauman, aged tf, a mute, died
Thursday afternoon' at a local hospital.
His funeral, was held Uua afternoon un
der the auspices of friends In the Ne
braska School for toe Deaf. The body
will be taken to Martins burg. Neb., for
Mrs. Jaeeyh Seleay.
Mrs. Joseph Zelesy died at her home
yesterday . after a three months Ill
ness.. She leaves a husband and seven
children. The funeral will be held Sun
day aftrnooa at d'dock from the resi
dence.. g7 South Twenty-first street, to
Bohemian National ball. "Burial will he
at Laurel HD1 cemetery. .
KING SIGNS THE WAGE BILL
Royal Assent it Given to Act of
KH9X&S BEQDI THE BALLOTING
Men Are Bestaalaa te Re term to
"Week li KisWr ef Fields
i aad Mora Are Bxaeeted
LONDON, March s.-The royal assent
wss given to ths minimum wage bill at
A considerable number of mfnere went
Into the pits In various districts today.
Soma X,0M men resumed werk In the col.
Merles of Warwickshire and ths miners
ef Lanarkshire are returning ID Inereaa
Ing numbers, making a stipulation that
their wages shall be paid tomorrow, as
they and their families are stsnrlng.
Balloting began today in all the dis
tricts of . the United Kingdom on the
question whether ths 1.WO.000 miners now
on strike should return to work pending
the derision of the district boards, to be
appointed under the government's mini
mum wsce act on the rates of wsges In
ths various centers. In some cases ths
result of the balloting will be known this
week. As a matter ef fact the colliers
connected with the Brynklnalle mile at
Chirk, Wales, already have voted on the
question and the proportion of five to two
of the men Is In favor or resuming.
These men. however, are an axeepUan
to the general rule, as throughout the
striks they have strongly supported the
owners of the pit. .
The full returns ef the bsllstlng will
not be officially announced until April
I, and It probably will be after Easter
before all the miners return to work.
From now on. however, It la expected
that greater numbers will resume each
The total cost of the striks to the
miners' unions to dsts has been s2U.26
and the balance left In the union treas
uries now amounts to only K7W.W0, most
of which Is Invested In securities which
will not bring In their full value under
Besides the total spent by the miners'
union, the organisations connected with
other trades have distributed nearly
tt.im.aM in out-of-work benefits to their
It will be months before the industries
and trades of the United Kingdom re
sume their normal proportions, and as
the men go back to their work they will
have what are for them Immense losses
to mske up.
The admiralty has learned a lesson
from the strike and has begun working
out plana for Immense ell and coal stor
age docks at the new naval base at
Bosyth, In Scotland.
RIFLES SENT TO MEXICO CITY
American! ii Capital to Be Armed
by State Department
SITUATION BECOMES SERIOUS
Aashassadaw Wllasa Will Dletrlhate
Caaa New sa Way trass New
Yeva Other Natloaa Take
WASHINGTON. March . -Acting Sec
retary of State Wilson today confirmed
a report from Mexico City that all de
pendable Americans were to be armed
for their own defense and other foreign
governments were to tsks Ilka safe
guards. It was announoed that Ambas
sador Wilson would distribute to the
Americans the 1,M army rifles and re
volvers now en route to that city. Ths
Mexican government countenances the
arming of foreigners
The rifles shipped from New York are
ths .)-rslllier Krag-Jorgensen maguslne
guns which are no longer uaed by the
army. One million rounds of ammunition
accompanied the shipment. While the
guns are the property of the army ord
nance department and loaned to the State
department for use In the Mexican cap
ital, any one receiving a rifle there may
purchase it for M If he desires.
Rebels Held Jlmeaea.
JIMENrXS, Mexico, Maroh -General
Trucy Aubert and his column 'of IU fed
srals was compelled to wsga desperate
battle yesterday In bis attampt to escape
the greatly superior forces of ths rebels.
The fight occurred at Otonollo and vicin
ity, eighteen miles west of here. Losses
on both sides were heavy. The battle
latsed for hours, but shortly sfter 6
o'clock Isst night It waa reported that
Aubert had extricated himself for the
time being, at least, leaving ths rebels In
possession o tthe field.
Not Power House,
KEOKUK, la, March H-Through
error In transmission snd Interpretation
of "skeletonised" telegrephlc dispatches
from Its Keokuk correspondent, which
msds ths word "powder" read "powsr,"
the Assoclsted Press on March M and
&, In describing tho flood conditions in
this vicinity, gave the Impression that
ths power house of ths Mississippi Power
company had been swept away by the
breaking up of the Ice In the river and
the great dam Injured. The so-called
"powder house" which wss swept away
was a small frame structure used for the
storage ef explosives. Ths entire lose Is
said net to have exceeded in. The dam
wss uninjured, and a trivial leak In One
of ths coffer dams was easily stopped
without serious damage of any kind.
To persons familiar with the construc
tion of the )iower house, the statement
thst It bsd been swept sssy wsj self
evtdently absurd. II la 1.7011 feet long,
12) feet wide, nearly forty fret above the
bed of the river, and Its solid concrete
construction extends some twenty-six
feet Into bed rock. t
"Good eye." but belter Judgment whan
the Inter-State Rubber company laid In
a vary Isrge slock of rubber boots and
sandals for spring. All orders are being
filled on receipt by that company. '
Nats te Crack.
It doesn't require much Inventive
genius for a man to make a fool of him
self. It is slso the natural bent of some men
to be straight. New York Times.
TECUMSEH. Neb., Maroh BWSpecial.)
Mr. George O. Chrislaw and Ml as Flor
ence staoei noarn, oof n os jaenomonie, i
ni,., were marriea oi tne noma or sir.
aad Mrs. Frank Nail of this city, at
ibigh noon. Thursday. The ceremony
was performed by Rev. C. W. Heady,
pastor of the Tecumseb Baptist church.
The groom Is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
J. ht Chrislaw and Is a prominent farmer
of near Menomonie. The bride, who Is a
sister of Mrs. Nail, came to Tecumaeh
some two weeks ago from South Dakota,
where she has been teaching school. Mr.
and Mrs. Chrislaw will go to housekeep
ing on a farm near their home town, and
will be at home after April 14.
BLOOMFIELD, Neb.. March Spe
cial. y-FVHi Knell, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Snell. and Ella Prosch, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. John Prosch, were married
at the German Lutheran church In this
city yesterdsy. Both of these young
people come from two of the most highly
respected German families In this county.
A new food which marks a step forward in modern
food making. Wholesome, delicious and body-building.
An appetizing blend of Nature's three most nourish
ing cereals wheat, rice and corn.
Introduced and found extremely popular among hun
dreds of guests at the celebrated PostTavern in Battle Creek.
This delightful dish is now offered for the home table.
It requires cooking as a porridge.
Made by POSTUM CEREAL CO., LTD., BATTLE CREEK, MICH.
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