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THE BEE: Oil AHA, WEDNESDAY. MAY 15. 1912.
AYIATION TAKES FOUR MOKE
Tietor loois Sason Burned to Death
v ; ia Wreckage. t
1TUT0S FIST-TEE MEETS SEATS
Chase Fliakt whk Enclish. Pilot
Xeeur Laadaa Eili Dtsastrws.ly
Kay Wheeler Killed, at
lASTXW. May l.-Victor Louis Mason,
a American. Identified wiui extensive
Mining interests and at one time private
aeeretary to the American eecretary of
war, General R. A. Alger, and to hi
successor.' El!hl Root, vas killed today
wntle roaldtic a f.ixat at Breoklaads with
the Enaitsh. aviator, hi V. Fisher, who
also lost hi Ufa. The two ware pitched
from the machine when at a height of
about m feet. V
Fisher waa about to five aa exhibition
and picked Mr. alasoa from among the
crowd. They circled the track once, when
according to spectators, the machine.
which waa a monoplane, made aa abrupt
turn. It wavered a moment and then
fell straight to earth. '
l aser Manias; Wreeliaaj-e.
The sudden stoppage In the air throw
Fisher from his seat. Mason wa pinned
beneath the wreckage, which caught tire
and ha was badly burned before being
extricated. Physicians say both men died
almost Immediately. - - .
It Is surmised that some fault developed
lfl the engine of the monoplane,
weather conditions were perfect.
Thomas aopwith was also Dying around
the grounds -with a passenger at Iheetitue
and witnessed the aocldsnb He flew la
the direction of the wrecked machine and
alighted close beside it. The two men
tried their utmost to beat down the firs.
la the meantime rue crowd rushed to
the spot and extinguishers were applied,
but when the flames were quenched the
machine was almost destroyed.
Fishers body waa found twenty yards
way. hi neck having been broken.
Sagajrstloa Coats Life.
Mr. Mason, who had been staling at
the Carlton hotel for some weeks,
sauntered Into the lobby after lunch and
aid to- the manager:
"I have nothing special to do this after
noon, where would you advise me to go?"
The manager said:
"Why not go to Brooklands and see the
Mr. Mason replied:
"I've never seen that. I think I wtlL
loon afterwards a telephone meseag
was received at the hotel that Mr. Mason
had been killed.
ST. LOUIS, May K-Ray Wheeler
amateur aviator. Is dead and Pete
Olesser, a companion, is probably fatally
Injured as the result of a plunge Into a
telegraph pole at Klnlooh park tonight.
The accident occurred when the aero
plane was caught la a whirlwind 1M feet
abort -the (round. The force of ths
vortex of air dashed the machine among
the poles and wires before. Olaaser. who
was' guiduuT, had time to get It out of
danger. ' '
Wheeler . and G leaser were thrown
thirty feet from the machine. The gaso
line tank waa exploded by -the force of
the collision and sst fire to ths wreck.
The pole was broken Into three pleoea.
WbeelerV skull was crushed; , his right
lag wsa broken In three places and his
right ana was fractured. He died on the
way to a hospital.
Aviators -who witnessed . the- accident
said It was dus entirely to the wind and
could not have been avoided by those
In the, wrecked machine;
MrMlllea eriaaely Hart, '
PERRY, ' la.. May K -A viator Ralph
McMillan waa seriously . injured during
aa exhibition flight hers tonight. When
more than 100 feet In the sir the engine
Of his btplans went deadt McMillan t
tempted to glide to earth, he was unable
to control the machine and it turned ai
most completely ovsr and fell Into a
creek. He suffered two broken legs, a
broken shoulder' bone and numerous
other injuries, but probably will recover.
' Harry Williams, who accorapaned him
Oo the flight, was badly bruised, , but
aot seriously hurt' Ths biplane was
"Victor Louis Mason resided In Passaic
N. J. He was born la Washington .In
ire. His wife was Miss Daisy Comstock
f9 mono of Washington. He served aa pri
vate secretary to Central Alger and Beer-nary
Root In UsI-M. He was alternate
delegate to ths republican national con
vention at Chicago la WM and was asso
ciated with General Alger in Detroit
Smoke Mild, Fragrant
of Delicious Flavor
Yesj will fine! special eayjaymiat la
The favorite bread of bankers,
anrchejrta, cKibra is sad others
who want to saaolte the beat,
10c Straight and 2 for 25c
Carina Cigars sre made by expert eifsr makers
in Tempi, from ciear Havana tobacco the
.best edectisa of the choice tfllCubaa crap.
Made by LEOPOLD OWELL CO.
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1x23 raraam Street.
iMwIatviivly wmmO. ami wpi tmy
mmwutm, s lor o c ti
rtt. I body 4r OtMnr, T. Nw jp'lf
from UN lo-TS. Me wax ateiSeaat sec
retary of the republics nauoaal com
mittee In efcerse of the eastern dlvtstoo
eorapaiga of UML . . , -.
Mason was identified with a number of
mining enterprises and west to Europe
last January tor the purpose et effecting
certain arrangementa la connection with
A widow and three children survive
(From a Staff OaiiasyeadsiiLl
WASHINGTON, May li.-SjM01e) Tele
egram.) With aa enormous package of
papers under his arm,, as if he bad beea
trying a beef trust or even a street trust
ease before the supreme csart. Job O,
Wharton, Omaha a poet master, came out
of the Poetoffice department today per
fectly satisfied that tea reorganise tioa of
the Omaha poetoffice waa ai
Postmaster Wharton' Was called to
Washington to take up with the postal
authorities a complete change In the
manner of conducting the business of
that office. This is In lino with a poMcy
of ths department relating to first class
offices. .Another conference will bo held
No that' he la la Washington after
several years and ta an official oapaatty.
Omaha's lawyer-postmaster will ask the
department to give him several addi
tional carriers and later on will ask for
several additional clerks whea tbeaupsr
Intendcnt of mails, of ths fourteenth divi
sion. John M. Mastea. who la also In
Washington, makes his report attar be
coming more familiar with the seeds of
the Omaha postofflco at the substation
at ths Union station. Ths business of
that office has grow amastngly since
Its creation and he has felt the business
interests served from ths substation
should hava increased service.
The business mea who get their man
from the substation look apoa the down
town office aa the real thing and class
the postofOoo proper aa the substation.
You know, under those dmimstsnces,
something has to be doaeV' said Mr.
Wharton In voice that echoed through
the corridors of . the Fee to files depart.
n-.ent - - ,
Arbitration Off er
CHICAOO. May" 14,-In a letter to P. i.
Plsnnery, International' president of the
freight handlers' union, W. A. Oarrott,
chairman of the general managers' asso
ciation, today refused the arbitration
offer mads by Mr. manner several days
ago. Mr. Garrett's letter said ths rail'
roads in Chicago wars bo longer sufer
Ing Inconvenience as ths result of the
strike of about 1.009 trelgltt handlers.
GALES BURO. Ill- May U.-W1U the
exception of three out of the US freight
handlers employed by the BavUagtoa
railroad' here, all turned la their time
checke at tl o'clock today and want on
a strike. The local freight handlers, who
receive U-M a day, made a demand for a
per teat wage increase recently. The
company offered to put the mea to wort
on ths tonnage system or 1st them eon-
Untie to draw their trimn wags, Ths
decision, to strike today was mads at a
meeting Sunday afternoon, whea every
member of the union waa present. Re
ports from ths committee, sent to Chi
okgo, one by the mea and one by the com
pany, wars made. Local Burlington of ft'
clsli'say they' will hava mea work tug
here with little delay. There has beea
no dlsturbencea. '' -
QUINCT. TIL. May U-Perty freight
handlers employed by the Chisago, Bur
lington A Qulncy Railroad company
walked tut hero tbia afternoon. They de
clare they will aot work; tender the ton
nage system. .
Kansas Man Shot
Trying to Enter Car
OUWrORD, Neb.. May H Special
Telegram--R. B. Weatherly, grving his
sddrsss as Paola, Kaa, was shot aad
perhaps fatally Injured this morning
asar Provo, B- D., by Busses Bights, aa
emigrant moving aver, the Burlington
road to St Louis. Weatherly with two
other companions. wsrs stealing a rids
snd the train crew put them off. They
thea attempted ts gala, entrance to the
emigrant car occupied by Blghta aad at
ths fight that followed Weatherr was
The- Injured man was Picked up aad
taken to Provo. where ha waa placed ta
the care of Dr. McCrsery af Kagemoat
aad later taken to Hot Springs. Kugaas
sights, who did ths shooting, wsa form
erly a resident of AlUaaoe.
SECRETARY JOHNS OFFERS
TROPHY FOB JOB PRINTERS
GRAND ISLAND, Neb-. May K-8ps-lal.wThe
Nebraska Pubhsher who
brings to the coming season af ths Ne
braska Press association at Iiaoela oa
Juns i. and S, the best display of com
mercial printing produced ta us awa er
nes win carry boms with him a Bees una
sliver trophy cup suitably engraved.
which will bo proa anion by the secretary
of ths aasoclatioa, C. C Johns, This cop
la a varr laree and handsome affair and
many of ths Nebraska pubnshera haw
Indicated their willingness ta
Amoae the late addltloaa to the
association program la aa address by Oer-
ritt Port of the Unto raone rail rose oa
"Railroads. Automobiles and Airships."
Other features of the program are aow
CREST0N FREIGHT HANDLERS
LOCKED OUT BY BURLINGTON
GALESBURQ, HI.. May K-Wtth the
gram.) Trouble between Burlington offi
cials snd tretgbt handlers hers Saturday
resulted la what the amuhiysa called a
lockout. This morning whea they re
ported far werbv about st o'clock a strike
order came from P. H. Pteanery. preef
deat ' of the InlarnarJonat Cnloa at
Freight Handlers so the mea. would hava
Recently the local salon aaaneaded res
toration of the old tystaaa oaad before the
tonnage system went rata attest, sut aa
increased wsgo -of U per. cant over the
original wage, hot no definite settlsmsal
Employes have tone beea dissatisfied.
Clerks from other vxeton points ea the
road are at pet sent assisting at the
The Persistent aad Juaicieva TJes of
Newspaper. Advertlauxf Is the. Bead. to
- - v
Jobben Appear Before, Bailway
Commission. With Complaint.
SAT BOAS IS SISCSDCNATDra
Essrle PfceoO leers CeeapteJa of Tall
Ckaram o Uanlla Walrk the Mew
Iadepeadeat Cwmpaap Peeka
(Pram a Staff OorreepoodenO
Lincoln, Msy it.-spcteL-Theuts
Railway commission Is engaged yester
day ta hearing the complaint at the
Grand Island Commercial club against
tna Union pacific and St. Joseph A
Orand Island railway corananW. , Ths
allegafloa Is that the roads discriminate
against "Orand Island and In favor of
Omaha and Fremont rn the matter of
distributing rates for Jobbers to towns
on the nas at the 8t Joseph A Orand
la! end aad ths local rata oat .to the
towns of Doniphan, Hansen. Hastings,
Otsavtlle, PalrtlaM and Davenport It
greater by from M ta M cents per lot
than the rat from Omaha' to the same
points and the sum of the In and out
rates from Fremont to the same towna.
The railroads do aot deny that such Is
the case, but say that the Omaha and
Fremont rates are through ratea, while
the rata from Orand Island to these
towns IS a local one oa 4 mileage basts.
What the Orand Island pseple want Is to
have this changed and what are called
jobbing rates established for the town,
asserting ths Industry baa attained suf
ficient proportions to warrant this. The
railroads do not want to make any more
Jobbing center rates than possible, as
esMh one of Unas .causes a-nte. tangle
and they assert a multiplicity of them
makes the tangle an Interminable one.
Kaale has Phone Kirk.
"The railway commission hss received
Ha first kirk growing out of the con
solidation of telephone systems In the
South Platte. It conies from ths people
of Eagle. Originally the farmers' lines
Out of that place a ere, with one excep
tion, operated by the Bell people and
were connected with the Lincoln ex
change with tree service to the towns of
Waverly and other places In the neigh
borhood. With -the censolldstlon of com
panies the Independents, which made the
purabaee. connected up these farmer llnee
with the local exchange at Keg Is and this
means a toll chare; to Lincoln and other
eurroundtng towns. Business men of
Eagle, while objecting to the tell charge,
preferring a flat 'rate, da net rare so
much for this aa they do tor service.
They assert that formerly ths lines be
ing connected with Lutcola with exchange
service at all hours, was convenient, but
sow they cannot nas the lines at night
aa the Eagle exchange doee not keep aa
operator on duty after the early hours
of the evening. They further assert the
sen-lee at all hours Is net so good, as
formerly. The Lincoln Telephone com
pany, ths purchasers of the property, say
that ths fcagls exchange Is a local con
cern with which they have only an oper
ating agreement and If the people have
any kick they should make It against tlie
local company and that the Protestants
themselves have the power ta remedy the
difficulty, which is one of service by their
own company. The protestsnta, however,
want to go bark to the old system. The
commission has not mads a ruling on
Ths St. Joseph. Orand lalsad Railroad
company Introduced tariffs tn show that
rates from Omaha, 8t. Joseph and etner
pointsL.conulauucd of were made. .to. .meet
short line mileage rates of other roade
et JumtkMt pMnts snd the oompen: wss
forced to do tnls vr o,utt business st com
peting points and that tliese rases were
extended to other towns to protect them
from competition of towns on other
The compeny maintained the distribut
ing rate out of Orand Island was oa the
same basis ss all other Jobbing centers
Ths complainants were given thirty duys
to file briefs snd the railroad fiiteen
days additional in ahlch to reply..
Pope' Ksplrla tianp.
The few populists who are left are seri
ously objecting to ths withdrawal of R
L. Metcalss,- the candidate tor governor
whom they endorsed by their votes, snvl
the eubstitution cf John It. VurcheaJ.
whom they turnd .town. They do not
know whether then can prevent Mr. Met
calfe tram withdrawing, but they cer
tainly will protest against the other man
being placed on the ticket
General Duncan Dies
After Short' Illness
SAN ANTONIO, Tel.. May ls.-Qneii
Joseph W. Duncan. V. a. A., commend
ing the Department of Texaa, died at
U thle morning of heart failure, lis
had been 111 only a few. days. General
Duncan aa W years old.
Deelet Meet mass Trial.
HASTl.NGH. Neb., May 14. -(cpecial Tel
egram.) In the district court tcd.iy Judge
Dungaa overruled the motion fur (he dis
charge of Dr. Bartholomew, accused of
attempting felonous assanlt on Klaln
Hyatt., and put the defendant on trial.
Most of tomorrow will be consumed In
the examination of Jurors.
Financier's Daily Bracer
Three Minute Morning Shave
Never Misses Using Gillette, Because It "Keys
; Him Up" for the Day's Business
: This Interesting incident is told concerning a man high up in
the financial world. He was talking about shaving. " I'm under
a constant nervous strain," is the way he spoke. "When I used
to have a man shave me, I fretted every minute he fussed
with my face. It exhausted me and left me Irritable for a long
' "Contrast that with the quick, delightful, invigorating; shave that
I get with my Gillette and you'll see why I'm in the habit of telling
my friends the Gillette shave is my morning bracer."
It is' the same with men of action everywhere. They like the
Gillette for its wonderfully refreshing effect its case, cleanliness and
convenience. They find it a big saving of time and irritation. No
bother with stropping or honing no risks of the open blade.
What the Gillette Will Do
Whtever yocr shaving habits may be,
no matter how tender your skin or tough
and wiry your beard, the Gillette will
give you a clean velvet shave.
. It will give you a light shave or close
shave (closer than a barber dare give
you), with no roughness, no irritation.
It is not necessary that you know how
to shave yourself. You do not need to be
tool-wise" or handy. There is no strop
ping, no honing.
You quickly get the knack of the
Gillette and you will learn little individual
shave-timplifying tricks every day you
The wonder of the Gillette is its adapt
abilitythe way it meets individual
Every man's face is different. Your
beard is individual in the way it grows
and its shaving requirements.
The adjustment of the Gillette will suit
your beard and your skin. The Gillette
will saVe you time and money and it is
Think of the comfort of it; the ability
to shave in two or three minutes in the
morning as regularly as you wash your
face. The convenience and simplicity
no litter of strops and hones. No danger
of bad cuts and scratches.
Don't Put It Off-Bay a Gillette
Considering all the Gillette mean in com
fort and economy, it should be in the bands of
every man in thit city with a beard to thave.
Don't be without it another day.
Aik your dealer.
If you can't go now, go toon.
' The very next time you see a Gillette in a
store window go in and talk to the man about it.
Examine the nzot buy it take it home.
Standard set, $5.00 everywhere.
Pocket edition, $5.00 to $6.00.
Traveller.' and Tourists' sets, $6.00 to $50.00.
Gillette Blades, packets of six (12 ahaving
edges), 50 cents; nickel-plated box of twelve (24
having edgea), $1.00.
For sale in 40,000 retail stores in every part
of the habitable gbbe.
ear. - . . all 1 I I I I
All-Run-Down And Generally Miserable
Kow Tonic, Toua Vita, In Use
at Health Kesorta For
; This Trouble.
It you are nervous and run down with
Ituie vltalliy er ambition, and feel gen
erally mtserakle aad helf-elrtt. you are
euffrrtnc from nervous debility. If so
yea should lavestUate tfte new tonic
'Tone Vita" and find eat what a creel
rvroM it has nieile since first Introduced
scarcely a year aco.
re iu kaost that "Tona Vita" la now
(renounced by kundrede of physician.
Its Uis must remsntaOle tonic known, po
,u know that "Tona Vita" Is used in
bicli class sanitariums and health re
sort, as a nerve figd and tonl? Do you
know that during the past year more
thee, fifty thousand -people hava ststsd
over their own si (natures that "Tona
Vita", has completely restored their
Mr. James U Hkey. ' of North
Division Street, Buffalo, N. Y,- ths well
known National League Vmstre. Is one
of three. This la what hs says: "The
nature of my profession frequently nec
essitated Irregularity In slesatng aad eat
ing aa a result 1 became a victim et
nerveue debility. I had bad headaches
and indigestion, sly nerves troubled no
also and I did not gee sufficient rest
from my Meep. I would become fatigued
very easily and wss almost prostrated
by hot weather.
"I hsd tried other means to restore
aiy normal condition when a friend sug
gested the tonic -Tona .Vita,' I took hla
advice and am glad of U. My appetite
Improved at once. My headaches be
came less frequent and hava gradually
disappeared Slid 1 am no longer nervous
or depressed. My stomach la now In per
fect condition, la fact, I am thoroughly
We will have an stent In -every city
who will tefund the purchase price of
"Tona Vita" fails to completely build
Sherman k McCbnnelt Drug Co.. Mth
and Dodge; Owl Drug CB.. isth and Har
ney: Harvard Pharmacy. Mth and Psr
nam. and Loyal ' Pharmacy, J?- North
lth M. has the agrnrr for Tona Vita In
Omaha. The approved ' formula Com
pany. Oarton, Ohio. -
The Favorite Rye
of Six Generations"
The SCHENLEY bottle is
full of pure rye, because'
the SCHENLEY label says so.
is 4 times distilled in copper.
(Otdlaaiy wbiakay aa aaata than twice)
This means absolute purity
delicate flavor extra
Bottled in Bond
Each bottle is asaled with '
the U. S. Government Stamp, f
Its a?e Is aruarariteed bv the
It purity by the Schenley
Its quality speaks for Itself.
When you buy Rye, buy Schdnley. At ail dealers.
Schenley Dterflllnf Com parry, Lsceeca, Pa.
Base Ball Extras
' " Owing to reconstruction work at presont going on
' at the 16th street viaduct extra street cars, to Rourks
Park will be routed as follows: '
. Starting at 14th aad Douglas, louth to Howard, '
east to 13th and south to Vinton street
Returning Leave Rcraxke Park, east to 13th,
north to Howard, west to 15th and north to Capitol
Omaha & Council Bluffs
Street Railway Co.
GILLETTE SAFETY RAZOR COMPANY, BOSTON
- Ask tenants who have been
in the building five, ten, fifteen
even twenty years ask them why
they office in The Bee
Building. They will
tell you that the
building is never al
lowed to be out of re
pair; a window cord
broken is repaired at
once; a . broken win
dow pane is taken
care of immediately;
the owners are more
anxious to re-decorate
a room than the
tenant: the elevator
service and the janitor service is just a little better
than anywhere else; the building is always warm in
winter; always, cool in summer, and that everybody
knows where the building is, and that there is a beauty
and cheerfulness about the building which they could
find nowhere else. If you want a permanent office,
it would be well to see what the building has to offer.
poems 7K-11-14 A larrre ealte of offices en the second' floor.
haTliic a total Of 11 square feet. Some of these offices hava
teen partitioned so as to make a suits of about five rootna.
This space will be rented either In alalia otflcas er la eulte.
Price aer month for all asooO ,
Ream Ml Reception ream, private orfloa, tore large eloeete, lanra
workroom erltn two north windows, ldeai far enflneer. erchl- -tert,
doctor or other professional n.eo. Rental par K-oalo. Sed-M
Room SSt This is a south front office facing est rarneoi street, close
to the elevators It is partitioned so as to afford a private of
fice and reception room. Very desirable. Rent per atoata. SatCkM
Rosen 41 Has a south and west sspotnira and is alwavs a very cool
roots, ia summer tune. Bias. WHMs1 and reata tor. per
Room Is lSSllH feet In else: has two -aorta windows aad a
private office partitioned off Inside this space. This room
would be particularly well exited for aa. architect or studio, .
Room SSS This Is a well located office faetrsi rarnara street ea the ;
fifth floor, near the eletetere. giss of office, UxlSfe, basis r
a partition tftvldln this ream fata three offices. This would-
be particularly deslraoie as so attemeys orfice. on accooant of
ether atioraera belna located on this floor and hevrnf iarsw
llbr'i.iea Just the rises fsr two roups. sottwUeu. autoeneye.
Hantai pnea. per n.Tnu... ........
THE BEE BUILDING CO.
Bee Business Office,
17th and rarnaxn Sts.
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