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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: AfRIL 14, 1912.
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CALL OR WRITE
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City National Bank Bldg.,
THOS. H. PRATT,
F. M. McELRATH,
President Sam Orlofsky, formerly president Northwestern Coal Co.
Thoe. H. Pratt, alderman city of Lincoln and former city clerk.
V. M. McElrath, Tic president Citizen bank, I nlverslty place. '
Floyd Ralner, I. Gurwltch, inventors.
Burkett, Wilson A llrowa. Counsellor.
E. 1. ujurkett, formerly I'nlted State Senator from Nebraska.,
When the Old Missouri Gets Over Its Banks at Omaha
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SEA OF ; WATER IN YALLEY
Birer Seccdfag' North, but it Still
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IQWA -tJUTOS,. ARE 5DBMEE0ED
rta f Caaaell Blaffa ramlltea
Han Mr Oat at Haaiea 1
Ul ara 1,1 v la Teata
The official reading of tha Mlaaoari
river yestarday waa 11.4, two-tntha
of a foot taighar than Friday morntnf.
Tha hlgheat reached by tha river waa
19. S, tha rlvar eomtnc to Uiia point Friday
afternoon and continuing until lata In tha
night. ' When tha craat paaaed Friday
night tha liver began to tall alonrly and
It la believed It will continue to drop,
little by little throughout the day. At
ia o'clock yesterday morning tha river
waa U.I. a drop of three-taatha alaoe
At tha Blair bridge yeeterday it waa
reported that tha river la atatlonary and
an point north of there report a alow
falling away, averaging one-half foot to
a foot arid a half. It ia not believed the
fiver can go much higher here. It crest
having paaaed Blair bndga and here dur
ing the last twenty-four hours.
Lake Water atatlamarr.
The water In Carter, Willow, Florence
aad Ilanawa lafcea ha not bean ma
terially Increased, but tha present eondl
Uon of tha lakes I likely to remain tor
a period of several day.
Water has backed Into Carter lake
through a alulc front Willow Uk.. which
waa flooded over by water from tha
Missouri Florence lake reaches now al
most to Ninth street and covers a dis
trict southeast of Its old bed. However,
there Is ao likelihood of water entering
Carter lake from Florence lake either on
the east or the west.
Tha bottoms along the Iowa aide are
partly submerKed. due chiefly to the rains
of early morning and tha present height
of the river.
South of the Vaion Pacific bridge the
river la a aheet of water ever a mile wide
and along the river from Blair south to
Nebraska City the bottoms are sub
merged. Creat 9em at Water.
Reports are to the effect that the en
tire valley, down at least as far as
Omaha, a sea of water from one to tea
feet deep, extending from bluff te bluff.
The water Is said to be almost up to tha
tracks of the Illinois Central, from where
.the road crosses the Coyer river, down
te the Cauadi BlutCa yards. East of the
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torts' could be effective the car veered
to the right and plunged down the' ten
Mrs. Mora Strikes Tree.
Mra. Horn leaped from tha car aa It
reached level ground and struck a
tree, end her head struck violently
attain the tree. Horn, who had stack
to his seat, struggling desperately to
eonlrol the car, wss thrown over the
engine by the euodaa Mop, til body
waa hurled through tha- air, easiest a
barbed wire fence and striking his head
Horn, stunned, but not rendered . un
conscious, struggled to his feet and saw
the motionless body of hi wife lylnd
several yards away.
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SCENES IV THR POTTOM tTNPBR TH"! BLrFFe WHEN THB RIVER 18 DRIV1.NO THE LOWLAND DWELL
ttd FROM THEIR HOMES TO REFUGE OK THE KILL TOPS.
Illinois Central the water la ap to the
grade ef tha Northwestern.
At Honey Creek lake, north ef Cesmetl
Bluffs, It la said the surface of this she
of water Is on a level with that of the
river, forming a lake nearly fifteen miles
wide. Cp througa. that section of the
country most ef the farmer have taken
their famines, their stock aad household
goods and have moved to the hills, where
numbers ef them are living In tsata,
school houses and barns of neighbors
who are on the high landa.
Owing to the high water tkrougboat
the hllasuatppi river valleys the Omaha
reads have received instractlea to dis
continue the sale of tickets into the fljod
etrickaa territory. The order applies to
a considerable portion of the country
south of 8t. Louis.
New Orleans sad points to the east and
west of the flooded area, instead of bring
reached by direct routes, are accessible
only by making long detours.
lee la Eaat Oaaaha.
On the East Omaha bottoms the watr
rose te such a height last Right that this
morning the Illinois Caatral waa unable
to uae Ite tracks leading to the bridge
ever the river. In some places they were
submerged to a depth of two feet. Dowa
near the foot of Nicholas street, lillaoia
Central trains gotng east were deteured
onto the Union Facills tracks, which
are es a much higher grade. The trains
used these traaka to a Pet at whtr there
Is a awltek near tha watt and of th
bridge and there were shunted onto th
Th Illinois Central' bridge Is still high
above the Missouri rlvar, but the water
la all about the approaches and gangs of
men are at work putting la bags of sand
and bntsh where there are any alkns of
the water ewtting lata the grades. .
The Bridge tender coming an use tha
Esst Omaha bettoma at noon, drove along
Grace street from the bridge aad far some
distance, drove his haras through wstsr
four feet deep. This wsa a nee of almost
two feet since yesterday sama.
-. For Blunt's Death
Chief of Folic Brlgg of South Omaha.
Sheriff Qua Hyers of Liaeou and John C.
Troutoa of South Omaha wars arraigned
yesterday morning at the Sarpy eoanty
court at PapUlioa. charge with man
slaughter ha the killing at Roy Blunt last
Each steaded not guilty and was placed
ander 12. lot bond for appearsBca at the
trial, set for April m.
Henry C. Murphy ef Bants Omaha, rep
resented Brlggs and Trouton. and former
Senator Elmer i. Burkett represented
Veteran Known Here
City Comptroller Coagrove last evening
received word of the death of hta father,
Dr. Frederick K. Coagrove, In Jrnninga
county, Indiana, south of Indianapolis.
He will go east this morning te sttend
Dr. Coegrove, who wss s years old. was
visiting with his son at the time of his
death, hla home bring near Fort Wayne.
The elder Coagrove sened aa captain of
a eoier guard In the Mexican war, and
alae aerved a captain of Company D,
Forty-fourth Ind'ana. in the civil war.
He waa injured oa the first day of the
rh battle. He baa rutted here a
ber ef tunes and knew Dexter L
Thomas and Charles L. Thomas of th
Eighty-eighth Indians, which he helped
Dr. Cosgrove flirt rame to Omaha In
in, and haa beea here several times
a nee He visited his eon tn this ctty Us:
MRS. HORN HURT IK CRASH
aPerttaTtthjit X&srtmm 1st tfa Road t
Daughter of Beecher Higb Kj Bis
from Auto Accident
MA CHUTE LEAFS EKBAJXJtlirT
Iter ring Wheel Breaks frees Pas.
aad Car Recesses Vaasssi
able Mr. Bern te Oaly
Skull fractured and Buffering frees In
ternal Injuries sustained In an automo
bile accident early last night. Mra Helsa
M. Horn, wife of William H. C. Horn,
head of the Horn Automobile Supply
company, aad daughter of Beecher
Iligby, Ilea at the point of death In
Clarksoa Memorial hospital. Bhe wsa
till unconscious and unimproved thl
Mr. Horn, the only other occupant of
the car when the accident occurred, aa
rated with minor Inlurlea. After his wire
had beea operated upon at the hospital
ha was tsken to the Hlgby home.
The accident occurred on the Weet
Dodge street road st t point opposite
the Happy Hollow golf links at about
T last night. Mr. and Mrs. Horn were
taking an after dinner apin with then
car, when the steering wheel broke end
the car, unmansgsble. piunged down a
Beeeae at Hand.
George W. Johnston, head of the John
ston Klectrle company, happened alonii
th road la hie car only a few minutee
after the accident. He' assisted Mr.
Horn and his unconscious wife Into hie
car and drove to the home o lr. Robert
R. Hoi lister. Set Case street, the nearest
phyricisn of whom he coo hi think. Dr.
Holllster was found caring for kls lawn.
He climbed Into the ear and the four
spun to the hospital.
Mrs. Horn's condition raMed for Imme
diate operation ss the only hope of sav
ing her life. She came from the operat
ing room st :. and st midnight had not
recovered eonsoiousnesa. '
Mr Horn wss so unnerved by the lcd
drnt that for several hours he wss unable
to tell a clear and detailed story. At
midnight he had sufficiently recovered
to recite details.
pteerlatr Wheel ' BveeUu.
After dinner at their home, 4M7 Under
wood avenue. Dundee, Mr. and Mr. Horw
started out for aa evening drive, accord
ing to Mr. Horn, and choc to follow th
West Dodge street road. They were go
ing st s reasonable rate of apeed. proa
abiy fifteen miles an hour, when the
steering wheel broke loose from the post
Horn Immediately shut off th power
and applied the brakes, hut he furs hla ef
Over Colorado Trip
"Wonder If that Colorado officer Is
coming? I wouldn't shed any tears If
they did not want tn back there," mused
Frank Erdman in the eouaty Jail raster-
day. A prisoner In an oppoatt call heard
Don't you want to go back west f ha
"Ok. I don't knew," answered Erdawn.
I want thl suspense over, that la a
cinch, but a to my going to Canon City,
I'd lust aa soon stay bar a not Wonder
whsre that officer l atr
Attache at ths county jsll say that
Erdman appears greatly concerned be-
rausa tha officer ta tska htm back te
tha Colorado penitentiary doe1 not (how
up la Omaha. '
tag were truly suggestive ef eotlrga
life. Miss Lola Byrd, 'II. aad Waldo
Shllllngton. '13, carried tha leading rolea
and wars assisted by the following
Francis Perkins, Warren Johnson,' Ad'
tin Wykoff. Clar Moor. Basil Cum
mlns, Harold Qalnea, Frank Malm. Al
trad Rlt ten house. Harold Meff, Buelah
Byrd and Laura My era.
Daring the Interim aalon several husoer
aua musical selections wars rendered by
ths Phi Alpha Rho trio composed of
Frank Malm, tenor; Warren Johnson,
baritone and Waldo ShlUlagtoa, basso.
Ths plsy wss gives under the direction
,of Elinor Baumeiater. Alfred Rttten-
houss sad Wendell Moor managed tha
T,R. Talks Politics:
in Forbidden Place
PHI ALPHA RHCT CLUB
Q1VES COLLEGE PLAYLET
"The hop horn ore." a Urea act 00 mod v
playlet touching upon the gridiron game
at college, wa cleverly presented by ths
members ef th Phi Alpha Rbo club of
the Omaha High school at tha Lyric
theater last evening before a good slxsd
Ths youthful thespisn want through
long run of lines and scenes full of
connected movement without a httoh.
their letting urd were art!stlo aad th
numerou pennants draped about the
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.. April 11-AI-
though he had received a broad hint aot
lo talk poll ilea Colonel Roosevelt talked
for an hour bar tonight, and It waa all
After paying his respects to the
speaker who laid th Injunction upon
Mm. he made the flat statement that
he believed his hearer wanted him to
ay what ha believed.
The forbidden speech waa delivered be
fore the Commercial Traveler' club of
Springfield. William O. McKechnle, who
Introduced ths tosstmaster, told OlonC
Roosevelt that politics wss barred. '
"Religion and politic play no pert In
thl rganlxatloa," he said, "Any ref
erence thereto le expressly prohibited be
its constitution "
During the Introductory remarks the
salons! eat guita still, looking straight
shssd of htm with a quiittcal expression.
Whsa he arse he : "I know you
wished ma to aome to Massachusetts to
tell you the reasons for ths fslth that
Ilea In me. Mr. McKeehnle has said your
association wlahes entire freedom of
speech. That Is no jest. Too wish snv
man to speak with frankness, and I could
not coma here and refrain from speak
ing of politics, because with m politics
represents ths deepest convictions as te
the vital needs ef th country, aad of
our 1 shall (peak to yon of them."
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