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THE BEE: OMAHA! SATURDAY, "MAT 23. 1012.
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BERLINGHOFF GETS HIS CASH
Beard of Public Lands and Buildings
Allows $1,000 Bill.
TWO SPI1A1 ESCAPES ALLOWED
Attempted Break f FrlMarrs at
lenatr Jail of Lancaster Frus
trated EaalUa Traaaa, la
From a Staff CorrespandenO
L.1.NCOLN. Neb.. Slay it -(Special Tet-egranU-The
Board of Public Lands and
Building this evening ordered two spiral
fira escapes for state buildings not now
equipped with this means of life-saving
in cae of fire. One is the low trade
building at the Beatrice School for the
feeble Minded. This Is the building
hlch the pupils" of lowest intelligence
are quartered. Another is on the only
building at the Hastings hospital for the
insane which 1 not already so equipped.
The fire escape cost about tl.OW each.
The board also contracted for an elec-
'e lift food dummy for the Norfolk
hospital for the insane. This la to carry
food from the kitchen to the dining room
and upper floors. The board also voted
to pay Architect Berlinghoff tt.OOt as a
balance on his fee for designing and
superintending the construction of the
new building at the Norfolk hoxpltal. The
amount nas appropriated by the legisla
ture to l paid Berlinghoff when the
liilld:ng was completed and accepted.
J .and Commissioner Cow lea voted against
the payment, tho other three members
in favor. Cbwles says the work of the
architect was not satisfactory.
The other members of the board admit
that some feature of the building, re
lating to design, are not is they would
wish, but hold first that these things are
not the fault of tha architect, but of the
former superintendent, who had the orig
inal plans of the architect changed. There
is some controversy, however, whether
this Is the fact. Th member of the
lii-oard w ho voted to allow tha bill also
F j legislative member Inspected the
"building and passed th appropriation,
leaving no choice in th matter except to
nllow th money when th work was
completed according to contract. All ad
mit that th building, mechanically, is
well built, the criticisms being as to some
feature of arrangement.
Jail Break Frustrated.
An attempt of prisioners In th county
jail to escap was frustrated last night
, by tha Jailer observing where on of the
bar of th cell had been sawed partly
off. A search of the cells disclosed two
piece of gaa pip to be used as weapons,
a rasor and a saw. Each of tha prison
ers disclaim any knowledge of how they
cam to be In th Jail.
Heqataltlow Honored.- -.
A requisition has been Issued on the
governor of New Mexico for th return
to Nebraska of Earl Ooodln, wanted In
Cherry county on th charge of stealing a
horse April it. 19u. Ooodln Is now serv
ing Urn In th Arlsona penitentiary, but
la to be released soon. Incidentally this
la, tli first official communication be
tween th tat of Nebraska and the new
"1st of New Mexico. , ; . . ." , ,
Dr. Welrk Resigns. '
Dr. . Clfford, Welch, assistant physi
cian at th penitentiary, ha resigned
and will return to his horn at Halgler
to resume th private practio of medi
cine. Vr. W. W. Hedlund of Lincoln has
been appointed to tha place.
Eagllsfcsaaa la Trap.
Half starved and weak for lack of fresh
ir, Kenneth Baker, a young Englishman,
w as released from th battery box under
neath a Burlington road passenger car
today. He got Into the box at Kdgement
to take a ride and. closing the door,
found himself locked In, with only a
hoi four Inched square a a means of
tcnttlatlon. It st not until he reached
Lincoln that he succeeded in attracting
' attention to his plight, when a colored
porter noticed Ms signal of distress, which
consisted of his handkerchief, which be
liad studied to a pier of wire he found
in tli box, and stuck out through the
smalt opening. Tha waving of this small
whit flag brought him relief. He was
taken In hand by a local charity organiza
tion, which gave lilra something to eat
and will find work for him.
Th young man I apparently well
educated and willing to work, but Is In
JOY RIDERS WRECK
INTERIOR OF SCHOOL HOUSE
BROKEN BOW, Neb., Msy .24-Hpe-cial.)
The meanest piece of malicious
mischief committed about here for some
time occurred at th Pleasantview school
haute, about two miles northwest, when
vandals broke into the place and almost
demolished th Interior. School books
were torn to piece, desk smashed, a
fine glob of the world ruined, the stove
and chairs broken and th top torn from
an organ. As there were fresh auto
t lacks gear the school building and empty
whisky bottles scattered about, the di
rectors think it waa done by a crowd of
drunken Joy riders. A reward of SSO ha
been offered for th arrest of the right
"Jig Profit la ehraka Paras.
STIXLA, Neb., May !4.-(SpecUI.-Jule
Corners has sold an improved form
of L acres, four miles north of Stella,
at S13D sn acre. Three years ago Mr-Corners-bought
this farm, for C an
sere. William Bourke, Jr., is the' new
ASHLAND. Xe May :i-(Special. I
The thlrtv-flfth annual commencement
of the Ashland High school waa given
Thursday evening at Sears' opera house
before a large audience. Twenty-three
graduates received diploma, as follows:
Emory F. Almy. Claire Genevieve Beyer.
Kugrne E. Clark. W. Alexander Cone.
Kanuhon Helen Goodfellow. Doie Alene
Graham. Hobart Glen Hays, l ota Anna
Hendricks, James McN'ett. Wills Mr
Reynolds. Ethel Susie Morton, Daisy I.
Parks. Oladya Anna Peterson. Leo J.
Sander. Ruth Etta Scabrooke. Lurile L.
Stambaugh. Kathryn Lucille Stanley.
Mary Adella Tetters. John E- Waybrtght.
Ralph Weybright. Ethel Fern Welden.
Kmma Henrietta Wilhhaber and Ray S
Th certificate of scholarship for the
highest rank In the clam. Issued by the
collrges of Nebraska and valued at IMX
was presented to Emory P. Almy by
Superintendent W. H. Morton. Miss
Willi McReynolds. a cousin of Almy.
was within a traction of 1 per cent n
grading?. Commencement week began
Sunday night with the baccadaureatr
sermon by Rev. Bert Wilson, pastor of
the Christian church. On Wednesday
night the class play. "Hicks at College."
a comedy In three acts, wa rendered by
KEARNET. Neb.. May :4.-lSpeci-i-
Before a large audience eighty-thiee
seniors of the senior class were presented
diplomas yeeterday morning by J. J.
Tooley. secretary of the State Board of
Education, following an address by the
commencement speaker. Dr. Frank Love
land of Topeka, who gave his lecture
sermon "Sunlight" The exerclsees yes
terday morning closed the seventh annual
commencement of the new school and
they were not only larger but better pre
pared than any fT those that hav pre
oeded this one, the greatest effort being
In the production of Haydn' oratorio,
PONCA, Neb., May X-SpecIaJ.V-The
commencement exercises of the Pone
High school wa held her tonight. Th
following graduatea received their di
plomas: Ella P. Scneffel, Helen Hey
don, Kathryn Kauta, K. Raymond Sur
ber and Gladys H. Wilcox. Th address
waa given, by Dr. Oliver D. naltsly,
pastor of Kounts Memorial church.
Omaha, and was highly appreciated by
the large audience present.
HARVARD. Neb., May M.-tSpeclsD-
Th class sermon to th Harvard gradu
ating class waa delivered last Sunday
evening by the Rev. E. C. Davis, pastor
of the Christian church, at which time
a union service was had and a large
attendance present. Last night at
Stokes' opera house the cbus exercises
were held when a class of eleven gradu
ated, consisting of nine girls and two
boys. This is the twenty-fifth class to
graduate, with a total number of 301
graduates, of which number about one-
third have been young men. ,
GENEVA. Neb.. May ti. -(Special. 1-
The following pupils graduated from the
high school at the commencement In the
school auditorium. Alberts A- Held,
president; Denver J. Vcbodvlce presi
dent; Wayne F. Shanrard, secretary 'and
treasurer; Amy Hope. Adaaw. Thorn E.
Ashton. Bessie M. Curtis. Emms llatel.
Davis, Jesse L. Ertel, Bessie L, Ertel,
Dora M. Fricke, Pearl O. Huston, Mar
garet Johnxton, Raymond M. Kenney,
Harvey L. Mercer, Bernlce I. Park. Wl.
Ham P. Schneider, lren C. Btelfer. Alto
O. Tomlln. Vera L. Taylor. Frankle M.
Weekly, Lloyd A. Wythers, Nellie M.
Younger. Edith Yates, Everett T. Zlnk.
This will be one of the largest classes
to graduate In the Geneva High school.
BEAVER CITT, Neb.. My S4.-8p-clal.)
The graduation exercises of th
elans of MJ of the Braver City High
school were held at the Presbyterian
church this evening. The addreaa was
delivered by Prof. A. O. Thomas of the
Kearney Normal. The following are the
graduates: Richard Brouchard, Mar
garet Mason. Volney Blachman. Florence
Coffin. Audrey Lupton. Chester Merwln,
Elsie Lambert, Harvey Glebe. Cloy Hob
son, Bertha Carr, Edith Ellis. Fall.
Root. Nona Peer, Schuyler Brouhard,
Glades Williams, Gertrude Moore. Ellen
Cameron, Carey Sbater. Ray Blckford,
Dnnal Draper, Ruth Price. Clyde Ooble,
Addle Wirt. Ruth Fulta and Ella Hall.
ALMA, May Ji Special. The com
mencement exercises of Alma High
school were held at th high school
building Wednesday afternoon. The
class of 1913 is composed of fourteen
members: Frances 8adler, Mildred Horn,
Helen Porter, Harry Meade, Leta Swart.
Pearl Poston, Blanche Russell, Nellie
Booher, Roland Hewitt. Mabel toe.
Francs Carroll, Eva Wolf, Edwin Boeh
ler and Lenore Thomas. O. Hull, presi
dent of the school board, presented the
graduates with diplomas.
Fire Loss Per Capita
' Slightly Decreases
XBW YORK. May M Despite fire pro
rentien policies Inaugurated in many
, cities, the loss , per capita In 5S cities
showed a Increase last year of S cents,
while fcr the whole country It decreased
but t cent per capita, according to
of the Nations! Board of Fire L'mler
writera which today began her Ita forty
sixth annual meeting.
The underwriting profit of 111. Mi
Bahh reported, was per cent of tlx
net premium, and he attributed the smaU
earnings to reduction In premiums and
an increase m fire losses.
Compared with DW there was last year
an increase hi total premiums of i7.llt.U5:
an increase in losses paid of Sli.tM.OS)
and an increase in expenses of fw.45a.074.
. Officer wer re-elected as follow:
George W. Babb. New York, president:
W. X. Kremer. vice president: C. J. Hoi
man, treasurer: E. W. West. Glen Fall.
X. Y.. secretary.
The national board author! led an ep-proprir-.
-of to carry on Its
SONS ACT AS PALL BEARERS
AT FUNERAL OF PIONEER
AUBURN. Neb.. May M.-Spedl.)-
The funeral of, Henry B. Bohlken took
pise at Feeblqg cemetery, fourteen
miles southwest of here yesterday. It
waa on of the largest ever beld in the
county. Mr. Bohlken died the day before
at the age of ST. He came tu this county
In 1869 and located on the farm where he
died, and his resided there ever since,
with the exception of two years, when he
lived in Auburn. He did not like town
life and returned to the farm. He is
survived by a widow, a second 'wife, snd
ten grown children. He was a native of
Germany and moved from Illinois here.
He landed here with lea than SXO in
property. When be died he owned over
1 ) acre of well improved land. . He had
one of the finest farm houses In the
county. Rev. John H- Dirks, who has
been his pastor for over forty years, eon
ducted th funeral. Hia six sons acted set
ON AH A' S ONLY MODERN CLOTHING STORE
Start nowto wearing
Weather man-say It's time. .
- we agree with him. Our line
- is a world beater. About three
dozen styles shown in win
dow One and Two. Look 'em
over theq come la and try
Real Panamas $2.00 to 10.
Split Braid Sailors $1.00 up
Sennets $-.00 up.
Soft Braids $1.30 up.
THE HOME OF QUALITY CLOTHES
A store that inspires your utmost
Kor oae reason or other you niaj hare failed to wear KmrKwanton clothes: but, one
thing you've noticed, the fellows who do hare absolute ounfl.lcme in tlx store. Of
fering and bickering have no place ia Its buaiuews life. When a man uujk one of our
garments the thought that some oae may have gotten the umc kn.l for less money
ever eaters his head. He has confidence la the store and nliat its
salesmen tells him. He ha confidence, la (he merchandise it rll
and the prices it quotes. He has confidence in our tleterniiuallou to
treat all alike. He Is satiofird. That same confidence and aUsfac
tloa will be yours once you step foot within our doom the very
atmosphere of the store is permeated with It. lu't that the kind of
store you're looking for? tome ia.
Atr NOTTS STOKE TAX.KS
KxpenerM'e if the heal leacner
no 'If" nnr "'Suds" abvut it. Yon
hare been -reading our adver
ticinentKour itement and
prices hav maie you think.
You'te been matching our show
windows tor the first hint of
newness in thinas to wear, and
you've always artmired th gar
ments allow n. e'till. there is only
one way in which you can posu
lively know how greatly w can
help you In your apparel per
plexities. That la to give us the
lob of outfitting you for on
year. Your experience with ua
will teach you which store real
ly Is th store.
Bring the boys to us
for Spring Clothes
If your boy wants a school suit lo
finish out the term, all well and .
good. If he wants a play suit,
It'a all the same to us. If you
think you'd like to dress bim In
washable clothes we'll do It
cheerfully. We'll save you money
In every case.
Sulla $'J.OO to $10.00.
SI to $3
50c and 75c
and get a Famous King-Swanson Quality Suit
Your price, whaterer It may be, suits us. For It we will sell you a
. suit of surprising worth. At every' price level between $ 10 and 40,
we have an ample assortment of fabrics, colon, styles and models
to perfectly satisfy any man or young man. At ro b price our suits
are a money saving proposition to the tune of about Look
at them today and we caution you not to decide on auy others until
you tee them.
W guarantee our
True Blue Serget
When you buy serge suit at till
lore you are Insured against
faulty dye and careless weaving
or making. If one of these suits
doesn't make good we will. Triced
the same as common serges.
$10.00 to $35.00.
We want every young
man to $ee our $uit$
Wa have always made an extraor
dinary cffurl to merit the Young
Mi.n's trade. Th efforts are highly
appreciated by the ninjority of young
men: hut. we won't lo eatlnfted until
every fellow In town Is wearing a
Ring-Knanxon ault. i ,
$10.00 to $i!9.00. .
It's Soft Shirt Time
And somehow or other we feel confident we've
the beat line of summer shirts In town. So
some of them In Windows 3-5, then see the'
whole line In the store.
$1.00 up. ,
Other, Furnishings worthy of note
Pleated aae) Plain Shirts $1.00 up.
Swell Wash Neckwear ftOe tip.. ..
Quality I'nderwear Oc up.
t alon Bulla $1.00 up.
Sleeping fjarroents BOc up. . ..'V "
King-Swanson Shoes will satisfy
you and delight you
TIipv do that for others and there
is no reason to Iwlieve you are more
finicky in jour dcinanda than the,.
thousands of ollior rustomers we
horve. Spring Oxfords are simply
$2.50, $3.50, $4.50 and $5.00
SQUIRREL HUNTER'S BULLET
CAUSES DEATH OF YOUTH
KEAI5XET. May 3t.WSpecial.)-Glenn
Holt. 13 year old son of H. C Bolt, while
out hunting with tw brothers In the
timber south of the city was shot late
yesterday afternoon and Instantly killed,
the bullet coming from tne rifle of other
hunter also out squirrel shooting.
The tw surviving boys were so terror
stricken that they failed to ascertain th
Identity of Hie other party and no clue
The coroner Inquiry will be held to
day, making an attempt to locate and
Ox the responsibility for th death.
TOTAL CANDIDATES SPEND
Twenty-Two Thousand Dollar!
Spent of Record in Prunariei.
LIST OF KOIOTEES SENT OUT
Secretary of state Preparing Neaaes
for Stat Committee New of
State capital snd Stst
(From a Staff Correspondent.! .
LINCOLN, Way H-tSpeclat.l-A foot
ing of th smounta which candidate In
the recent primaries sdmlt they spent
cither In the effort to obtain a nomination
or the accomplishment of the object.
t.;. 109.36. Koine of the losing candidates
and one winner, W. J. Bryan, did not
file expense accounts and a great por
tion of the total file statement In the
various counties Instead of with th sec
retary of state. The amount given is
simply for slate officers, national con
rentlon " delegates and committeemen,
senatora and congressmen, and state
renator and representatives, where the
district ar composed of more than on
county. The actual amount which candi
date admit they expended, however, I
not half so Interesting sa would b
statement of what was spent and not re
ported, for In many instance tlie figures
are ridiculously small .when compared
with th known actlvitle of candidates.
Secretary of btat Watt is now prepar
ing lists of the nominees of the various
parties to be certified out to the stat
committees of each of the part If a The
new primary law require this to be done,
in addition to th certification to county
clerks, to put the name on the ballot
In thd fall. In the case of several candi
date of the populist snd socialist par
ties where there were tie the persons In
terested will be notified to appear at tho
secretary's office snd draw lots for the
ra-ra Hesiakllrea (Ilk.
The Xebratka Negro Republican club
filed articles of Incorporation today with.
the secretary of state, capital stock being
filed at S1.0M. The principal place of
buslneM la given as Omaha and the ob
jects of the corporation are set out to be
to procure co-operation of aegro voter.
to Investigate th personality of candi
dates and th motives which actuate
them In seeking office, to "place, a re
ward for their support," to keep In touch
with party movement, social and Hterary
purpose. The incorporators are Eugene,
Thomas. T. i. Williams, John A. Smith
Fred L. Smith and Thomss H.-Adsms.
MM JsTWrgLsTV-a gsasrss
All War QuaniMeeaV
" 1 saUarasS
mary campaign, according to his state
ment a total of ll.Ma; P6.S went for
th maintenance of headquarters, ' help,
etc.. at Des Moines: tMO.JS for nosisgs:
17 for cuts, cireulsrs. printing. te.; t33.ll
paid for his telegrams snd th rest was
buy trouble, but a genuine quarter buys
Dei King's New Ufa Plthtr for consti
pation, malaria, headache and Jaundice,
fur sal by Beaton Drug Co.
IOWA SENATORIAL FIGHT
COSTS CANDIDATES CASH
(From a Staff Correspondent. I '
WASHI.NUTO.V. May U. -(Special Teie
gram Statements of primary expenses
In the senatorial campaign were filed
with' the secretary of the senate today
by Melvtn Giigsby of Sioux Falls. 8. D
and Lafe Young and Win, fl. Kerry on of
Mr. Origby' avers- that he' s spent
t36, all tor ' newspaper advertisement:
Mr. Toerur's aiiouw tho rar amounts
to 8.61:2. Sl.Sc of which wa for the
maintenance of his headquarters, steno
graphers, cierka. rent, etc: IM1.M wa for
subscriptions to newspapers, advertising,
etc.; t3i was for the traveling expense
and servH-ee of persons helping him and
Sl.&-d waa for. printing, circulars, letters,
etc The baiancwas small miscellaneous
It has cost Senator Ken) on for his pel-
Island of Hawaii
is Shaken by Quake;
HONOLULU. May Jt Th Island of
Hawaii waa shaken last night by th
severest earthquake experienced In years.
Wireless advice report Maun Loa smok
ing. Felsmologtst Ferret predicted an
eruption for June.
Hear Governor Talk
ALiI.IANCK. Neb.. May M.-iBpecial
Telegram.) The Phelan Opera house was
laied to capacity tonight with a large
audience which turned out to witness thg
graduation exercise of th All lane High
After an excellent ' musical program
Governor Aldrkn addressed th audience,
hi them being "Th philosophy of An
He said In part: "The object of an edu
cation is simply to develop a capacity
for work to the end that certain fixed
utcuii prut-rears pecome tne natural
order of the mind In civic virtue, and the
broad spirit of altruism which Is abso
Th exercise thl year were on a mors
elaborate seal thaw ever heretofore.
WE PLAYED THE GAME TO IVIfJ
Not only business for our-dr. .
selves, but unlimited satis
faction and big savings for our
customers when we made the
deal for the Entire Floor Stock
of the '
"Broadway Drand" Men's and
Coys' Spring Suits
- This stork now on sale enables you lo buy snappy htyles in
well tailored, well finished, at prices actually less than the reg
ular wholesale coet. It's a big stock, but you'd better choose
Saturday before the lines are picked over.
Sale will continue while the stock lasts.
Men's and Youth Suits in "Four Groups"
YOUNG FREMONT BOY
DIES AT DEADWOOD j
FREMONT. Neb,. May Si-Mr. and
Mrs. Louis Hanson received a telegram
from .deadwood. 8. I), today announce'
Ing the death of their son. Arthur Has-
soo. a wJ Ik sown rressont boy, who Is a
remont High school graduate and Moan- '
Ish-Amertcan war veteran. No partlcu-'
tars wer given.
Hanson, who wa 9 year old. went to
DcaUwood with Marshall 8eth Bullock of
South Dakota to become a stenographer ;
for the latter. Hanson was known to hav
been In the best of health up to raster-1
day. - -
LUTHERAN PASTORS SENT j
TO CHURCHES IN NEBRASKA'
ROCK ISLAND. III.. May .-8pecia:.)
Some seventy students of Augiutsoa
Lutheran college hav just been aaalgned
pastorates by a commute in charge. Th ,
following go to Nebraska churches: Nel
A. Kelson. Osceola: Martin A Swanson
tromaburg: Ernest Marten. Haveieck: '
Werner fwanaoa, Holdrege; Oeear Gu-'
tafson. Harlan. j
Group One $4.75
Will be sold in our
room. Men '8 wors
ted and cassirucn
Suits, all sizes up to
44; good, serviceable
wool suits, worth, up
to $10, at-
necond floor. Tins hue
is very large Hiid of
fers a big variety of
patterns; light, diirk
and medium shades;
worsteds and cassi
meres; worth up to
Group Three $9.75
On sale, Second floor,
Broadway Suits, in
blue serges, fancy
worsteds , and niuny
silk mixtures; cut in
regulars, longs and
stouts; worth up to
Group four 111.75
Suits in all the pre
vailing colorings. In
this group will be
found a large collec
tion of young men's
models; trousers cut
full peg and the new
English close fit;
suits worth up to $18,
The BOYS' CLOTHING IN THREE GROUPS
Boys' double breasted kuick
er suils; in light and dark
colors; trouser seams are fine
taped ; ages 5 to 17; 4 ftr
worth up to $3.3( . .Vl99
Boys' wool and fancy wors
teds in light and medium
grays, pencil stripe serges;
sizes 6 to 18; worth
up to $4.j0 . . .
Boys double breasted suits,
in all wool blue serges, cassi
uteres ;' .trousers cut full
knicker peg; some with two
pair of trousers, ages An i
PARENTS, if you are in a saving mood, don't overlook this sale on BOYS' CLOTH
ING. We bid men to do likewise. SALE BEGINS PROMPTLY SATURDAY MORNING
AT 8:00 O'CLOCK.
The House of
& Marx Clothes
The Ferstatent and Judldou Vs of
Xwrpaper Advertising Is th Road to
A little want ad does the business.
Everybody reads Bee want ads.
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