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THE BEE: OMAHA, WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 1912.
NEBRASKA SHERIFFS MEET
I Given Banquet by the Lincoln Com
"PLAN TO VISIT SHOF TOWN
(Three More Counties Report a De
ereaa la Aiuumrnt to the State
Board of Equalisation Pro
bate Case la Appealed.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, July 9.-(Speclal.)-The
sheriffs of the state were In session In
Lincoln today, and while the attendance
is not as heavy as it was expected still
there is a good representation from over
, Those present so far are: Edwin Evans,
Albion; C. M. Cox, Alliance; James
Churnsides, Falrbury; John Jones, Nel
son; Eugene Beal, Ogallala; J. A. Gil-
Ian, Seward; J. Lk Schick, Beatrice; D.
8.' Potter, Osceola; Frank Scudder, Cent
ral City; Ov A. Anderson, Holdrege;
Thomas Carroll, Alma; John Byrne, Heb
ron; W. J. Noel,, Thedford; O. L. Sevier,
Eeaver CityH J. C Eaper, Pawnee City;
E. G. : Higley, St Paul; J. G. Wilson.
Broken Bow; A. J. Salsbury, North
Platte, W. M. Bragg. Burwell; W. H.
'Jones, Auburn; W. C. Condit, Fremont;
H. jC, Lachlett, Columbus; R. F. Walker,
'Bloomington; A. A. Waters, Burwell; O.
D. Hedge, Red Cloud.
A banquet was held tonight at the
rooms of ' the Commercial club in which
Mathew Gehring of Plattsmouth, T. J.
,Doyle of Lincoln and W. V. Hoagland of
Lincoln were the principal speakers.
Tomorrow morning, under the escort of
Sheriff Hyers of this county the sheriffs
,-will be taken to Havelock and shown the
Three ' more counties have reported to
the Board of Equalization showing a da
Crease In the assessment These counties
are Gosper, Furnas and Hitchcock. This
foakes six counties in the state so far
which have fallen below the assessment
of last year. However, Secretary Sey
more still sticks to his original statement
that the state-at-Jarge would show an
Increase of over $50,000,000.
, Two sisters of Catherine Keechen, de
ceased, of Lancaster county, Mrs. I R.
Rossiter of Omaha and Mrs. L. E. Rum
berg of Colorado, have appealed to the
supreme court to have probated what
they claim is a copy of a will made by
their sister. They claim tha.t the hus
band of Catherine discovered the. will
made' by .his wife and, not liking Its pro
visions, tore it up. Mrs. Keechen. then
look a copy of th will and had it sworn
io before a notary public The copy was
Offered for probate in the county court
after the death of Mrs. Keechen. The
Eounty court and the district court both
efused.: to recognize the copy as a will
and declared the deceased died intestate.
The will provided that the property, of
he deceased should be divided between
he two sisters and her two sons upon the
fleath of her husband, he to have a life
Interest only. Five hundred dollars was
bequeathed to a hospital and the husband
Was delegated to pay 5 per month from
the estate for the repose of her soul.
GOV. ALDRICH DISCUSSES
IRRIGATION AV SUTHERLAND
SUTHJBRLANBP Neb., July 9.-Spec!al.)
t-Governor Aldrich on his trip . through
the western part of the state on a mis
sion of Irrigation education visited Suth
erland yesterday. - He was accompanied
from North Platte by numerous business
men and members of the Chamber of
Commerce of that city, coming via auto.
The governor addressed a large crowd of
farmers and citizens of the town at the
Conway opera house at 11 o'clock. Ad
dresses also were made by Senator W.
V. Hoagland of North Platte, District
Judge H. M. Grimes and Attorney J. G.
Beeler. The importance of the future of
this part of the valley as a result of irri
gation was gone Into thoroughly. The
governor expressed something of the na
ture of surprise at the productiveness of
the land of this section under Irrigation,
and stated that better alfalfa could be
grown here than In his part of the state
(where land was much higher In price.
The necessity of the people of western
Nebraska getting together in the Interests
bf improved irrigation facilities and for
the protection of their water rights was
liscussed to some length. The party went
Jo Hershey, where other addresses were
io be made.
PIONEER NANCE COUNTY
PHYSICIAN IS BURIED
FULLERTON, Neb., July 9.-(Special.)
t-The funeral of the. late Dr. W. H.
Barber, who died suddenly1 on the morn
ing of July 4, after a very short illness,
flue to blood poisoning, was held Sunday.
The funeral services were conducted by
the Rev. A. G. McVay, pastor of the
MethooMst church. At the grave the In
dependent Order of Odd Fellows, of
,whlch order Dr. Barber had long been
a member, had charge of the services.
For the last twenty-three years Dr. Bar
ber had practiced medicine in Fullerton
and. was well known and beloved by the
entire community. He was 58 years of
age at the time of his death and leaves
an aged, father 97 years old, three sons
and one daughter, besides several sisters
and brothers. His eldest son is N. N.
Barber, who is engaged in the auto
business here; the second, Norris C.
Barber, Is a young pharmacist of Calla
jvay, Neb. The youngest, Allan Barber,
Is still at home. At tne time of Dr.
Barber's death his only daughter, Mrs.
(Willis B. Baldrldge, was taking an ex
tended tour with her husband on the
Western coast states. The daughter and
three, brothers arrived In time for the
funeral. Dr. Barber was a member of
the Odd Fellows, Modern Woodmen and
knights of Pythias, from which orders
the pallbearers were chosen. -;.
, Beatrice Has New Pitcher. ,
BEATRICE, Neb., July 9.-(Special -L.
J. Fuclch, late of the Oklahoma State
league, signed to pitch for the. Beatrice
ball team Monday and joined the team
It Auburn. Manager Wisser believes
Fucich will prove a valuable man.
John . Belts and "Noisy" Dull, two
pitchers of the Beatrice league team,
have been suspended by Manager WIs
ker. They left Humboldt Saturday even
ing to -spend Sunday in Beatrice and
yesterday were unable to reach Auburn
In time .to play with the locals. They
(nay be released after the case is more
thoroughly investigated. ;
I .' ; . : "
, . Injured la a Fire
br bruised by a fall, apply Bucklen'f
Arnica Salve. Cures burns, cuts, wounds,
bolls, sores, ecsemsv. piles.' Guaranteed.
6o For sale by Beaton Drug Co.
FOEMEB, OMAHA BOY ASSUMES
CHAEGE OF KEARNEY PAPEB.
GLENN M. CAMPBELL.
KEARNEY, Neb. July 9.-(Special.)-Glenn
M. Campbell, resigned local adver
tising manager of the, Sioux City Tri
bune, today assumed the active business
management of the Kearney Daily Hub,
including the exclusive advertising and
Financial policies of the firm,
Mr. Campbell spent eight years in
Omaha job . offices, three years as ed
vertislng manager on the Kearney Dally
Hub before going to the Tribune where
he has been the last two years.
M. A. Brown, proprietor and founder of
the Daily Hub, will handle the editorial
work, while his son Oliver F. Brown
takes the responsibility of the business
Notes from Beatrice and Gage.
BEATRICE, Neb., July 9.-(Special.)-J.
W. Bristor was arrested at Wymore
yesterday on the charge of wife deser
tion. Since leaving Wymore a year ago
Bristor has been working in Oklahoma.
He has a wife and three children whom
he left in destitute circumstances when
he took his departure a year) ago. -
In the district court yesterday Mrs
Mary Kennedy was granted a divorce
from Patrick- Kennedy on the grounds
of non-support , ,
Word has been received ' here of the
marriage of Dr. 'Dorr Crocker, a former
Beatrice resident, and Miss Faye Howard
of Grand City, Mo which occurred at
Lincoln last Saturday. The young couple
will make their home at Fairlbault,
Minn., where the groom is engaged in
the practice of medicine. 4
'The - total, amount' of the assessed
value of corporations such as telegraph,
telephone and. express companies in
Gage county, amounts to $32,931 Last
yea r it was $43,971. The assessed valua
tion of the railroads is nearly the same
as a year ago. The total.for 1912, except
ing city terminals, is $1,446,509, and for
1911 was 11,446.563. - ..
Thousands of Elk !
Herd in Portland
PORTLAND, Ore., July 9.-Tonight
witnessed the formal opening of the
twenty-eighth annual convention of: the
grand lodge of Elks, C. C. Bradley, ex
alted ruler 'of the Portland lodge, pre
siding. Tonight's affair was in the na
ture of a general reception to the visit
ing members of the order. Addresses of
welcome in behalf of the reunion com
mission, the city and ' state, and the
response by . Grand Exalted Ruler John
P. Sullivan, constituted the exercises.
Tomorrow the delegates will take up
the actual Inner work of the organize
tlon. The reports of the various offi
cers will be read and Grand Exalted
Ruler Sullivan will deliver his annual
The city is rapidly filling with visit
ing Elks and others. Today thirty spe
cial trains from the east and various
coast points arrived. - Band after band
followed by the various delegations
paraded the downtown district.
Bank Robbers Caught
Easily by Officers
HURON, S. D., July 9.-(Speclal Tele
gram).' The safe in the postoffice at
Tale, nine miles northeast of this city,
was blown this morning and two hun
dred dollars in cash taken. The police of
this city were notifield and two men
were arrested charged with the crime.
They are O. Anderson and Frank Wil
liams. After cracking the ' safe with
nitroglycerine they entered a saloon and
took several bottles of liquor, then stole
a handcar and came to within a mile
of Huron, where the car was abandoned.
Officers were notified and were In
waiting in a railway cut and soon cap
tured the men, who are in jail here. They
had burglar tools and the money stolen
from the postoffice. A grip containing
postage stamps was later found in Tale.
Deserter from Navy
Arrested in Omaha
J. A. Conklin, a confessed deserter from
the United States ship Intrepid, was ar
rested yesterday by Detective Stephen .
Maloney and is being held at police head
quarters for the local government off!-.
cials. Conklin deserted tour months ago
after a six months' stay on shipboard.
ICEMAN CHASED SEVERAL ,
BLOCKS BY ANGRY CUSTOMER
Even the Icemen are having their
troubles these hot days. Testerday after
noon C. L, Wilson delivered 10 : cents
worth of Ice to Frank Calindi, a fruit
dealer - who conducts a stand ' at
Thirteenth and Capitol avenue. Calindi
objected to the size and quality of the
chunk of coolness and in the argument
that followed, drew a huge revolver from
his pocket and chased the Iceman all the
way to Farnam street He then took a
larger chunk, which suited his taste
Officers Ferris and Sullivan appeared
and brought the chaser and cbasee to
the police headquarters. CaUndl was
charged with disturbing the peace and
Wilson held as complaining witness.
Calindi drew a fine of and costs In
police court thls-momlnjc.
NEBRASKA!! WANTS IR TRIP
Secretary Mellor Receives Peculiar
. Bequest from Friend.
WANTS TO RIDE ON AEROPLANE
John O. Yelaer Motor to Lincoln to
Attend Meeting of State Pardon
Board Governor to An
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN. July 9.-(Sneoial.)-Secre-
tary W. R. Mellor of the State Board of
Agriculture has received the following
letter from a gentleman who evidently
recognises the dangers of a trip through
the air: , '
I know you are a busy man. but I
am going to ask you a question. It I
will be at the state fair this fall wtth a
good kodak can you arrange it for me
so I can take a ride in an aeroplane and
take some pictures of .the grounds. I
carry with me life insurance. This is no
Jest on my part."
Secretary Mellor has written him that
might be difficult to arrange a ride
for him, but that he will do what he can
to arrange matters. In connection with
the man who desires to make the trip
and to show that he has the nerve. Mr.
Mellor tells the following incident, being
well acquainted wtlh the man and the
facts in the case: -
Slight Falling Out
WASHINGTON. July -Introduction
of a "gag rule" to insure the passage.
unamended, of the Clayton contempt bill.
precipitated a bitter fight in the house
today. The rule, which prevented any
amendments being offered to the bill and
limited general debate to three hours
was adopted, after the insurgent . repub
licans upbraided the democrats for de
serting principles for which they fought
together in ; the victorious campaign
against th ' alleged "gag" rules of
Speaker Cannon in the closing days of
the last congress.
The contempt bill would provide for
jury trials In cases of indirect contempt
or acts held to be in the contempt of a
federal court and not actually committed
in the presence of the court
AGED MAN GORED TO
DEATH BY A BULL
ALT A, la., July 9 (Special.) Jahan-
nes Dahlberg, aged 86 years, a retired
farmer of near here,' was attacked and
killed by a savage bull at the home
of his son yesterday. The old man went
to the pasture to drive up the cows.
When he did not return the. family
started a search and found his mangled
body with the marks where the bull's
horns had gored it and where it
crushed It with its hoofs.
SOUTH DAKOTA GETS '
GOOD , SOAKING RAIN
While Omaha was sweltering in' the
throes of the temperature at 99 degrees
Fahrenheit, Winner, S. D.. was enjoying
hard rain and hall storm Monday.
Wheat and other small grain near Win
ner is in excellent condition and railroad
reports from that section indicate bumper
FINE ASSESSED FOR
DEALING IN PARDONS
Tom Pope was fined $15 and costs in
police court on a charge of vagrancy.
In default he was sent to Jail. Pope is
well known to the police and his arrest
came as a direct result of his trafficking
Pope secured a pardon for George
Cramer a few days ago and In return, it
is alleged, received 918.
NESRASEAN WINS PLACE IN THE
' 1,500-METER RACE.
UeJ by MffioQ. the WU CW
All tan- son o It nail, lie
C S. Dorr 4 Co, Dcrnorr, Mioh.
ROW Y0URTRUS5 AWAY
zt all varieties eared in
-i few days without
ain or loss of time. No
ay will be accepted un
J the patient is cured.
YUemr Rapture Cm
Bac- U. B. fat. O&o
sn.snmpr atattsnf AA1 NT
OMAHA LAD WINS FIRST IN 100
METER SWIMMING. HEAT.
flWaiiMtfcw - mro misi 1 1, iff
Harry Hebner, son of Mr. and Mrs
Henry G. McCarthy, 4932 Davenport
street, won his heat In the 100-meter
swim at the Olympio games at Stock
Toung Hebner holds several midwest
amateur records for short distance
aquatlo agility. He gave exhibition
stunts of his work in the water at the
Omaha "Y" association swimming pool
about three years ago.
FUNERAL OF MRS. DECKER
. WILL BE HELD FRIDAY
DENVER, July The body of Mrs.
Sarah Piatt Decker will lie In state in
the capltol building, if her daughter,
Miss Harriet Piatt,' accedes to the re-
ouest of Governor Shafroth. The flags
on all city and state buildings were at
half mast today and - will be kept so
until after the funeral, which probably
will be on Friday.
THE Locomobile Company, having long since attained
a material lead in fundamentals, has t been able to
devote unlimited attention to new details and new
features) As a result, the 1913 models offer more luxury
and more comfort than can be found elsewhere.
For 1913 the locomobile will be built in three sizes: the long stroke
Six "48," developing 82 horsepower; the Little Six, developing over
60 horsepower, and the "30" four cylinder, developing 41 horsepower.
?The Six "48" will be equipped with touring, torpedo, roadster,
fimoustne, and landaulet bodies - $5,000 to $6,100
- The Little Six will include all the above with the addition of berlinet $4,300 to $5,550
The "30" fourcylindcr will be in touring, torpedo and roadster mddels $3,600 .
In addition to new body designs which
express unique ideas, as well as the latest
features of American and Eutopean practice,
these cars include every feature contributive
to the comfort and convenience of the pas
sengers or the driver.
The long, sweeping straight line bodies
are united to the bonnet by a well-shaped
curved dash. Thc body surfaces are un-
Delight Automobile Co., 1818
ROOSEVELT HAKES WAR MAP
Colonel Outlines Plan that He Says
Will Be & Great Winner.
SCHEME CONFIDED TO PUBLIC
Rrpnelican tapport to Be Traded for
r, mocratks and Everything Will
Be Swapped in Interest of
. . Third Party.
OTSTER BAT, N. T., July ,-Plans
were outlined today whereby Colonel
Roosevelt hopes to capture local and
state tickets from both the democratic
and republican parties In furtherance of
his purpose to put the new third party
on Its feet. It is proposed to execute the
move ' within the party organisations
where Roosevelt sentiment Is strong
enough to make such an attempt feas
ible." "In certain districts, said Colonel
Roosevelt, "the republican nominations
will be captured for progressives who
will support our candidates tor electors.
In other districts this will be done through
the democratic organizations."
"As the first step in the plan, there is
under preparation what will be perhaps
the most elaborate political chart of the
country ever made. When completed,
Colonel Roosevelt's organiser will have
data from every concresonal district in
the country regarding the strength of
the Roosevelt following, conditions In
both the demooratio and republican state
and district organisations, tabulations
showing tne vote m tne past national
elections, and lists of the best available
timber for the new party among political
workers and leading men In business and
This will 1 be Colonel Roosevelt's war
map. It will show him at a glance
where the best field Ties in each state
and district for the success of the Roose
velt electoral candidates. In some cues
it is hoped to arrange for fusion of the
independent and republican or demooratio
tickets, provided the candidates of the
local tickets will support the Roosevelt
electors in exchange for having the
Roosevelt strength thrown to them.
' Osborne sye Vote for Wilson.
LANSING, Mich.. July 8. -Governor
Chase Osborne, in a statement Issued to
day expressed the hope that all "good
republicans would refuse to Join the mal
contents," in the formation of a new
party and says those who are not satis
fied with Mr. Taft as a presidential can
didate can get what they desire by vot
ing for Woodrow Wilson.
Men Hold Convention
LOS ANGELES, July -The eighteenth
annual meeting of the National Mun
icipal league and the twentieth national
conference for good city government was
opened tonight in Los Angeles, with A.
J. Wallace, Lieutenant Governor of Cali
fornia, presiding. George Alexander,
mayor of Los Angeiea, made an address
of welcome. . Dr. Albert Bushnell Hart
of Harvard university, formerly vice
president of the National Municipal
league, responded 1
Bristow of Kansas
Is for Eoosevelt
EMPORIA, Kan- July I United States
Senator Joseph L. Bristlow of Kansas
formally has declared for Theodore
Roosevelt for president In a letter to
William Allen White. Roosevelt national
committeeman from Kansas, according to
an announcement here today. 1
1913 Locomobile Bis
marred and unbroken by hinges or handles.
Long wheel base, perfect spring suspension,
absolute balance and ten-inch upholstery
assure the maximum of comfort.
Ventilated glass fronts, integral with the curved
dash, dynamos supplying all lights, aircompreuora
for inflating the tires. Disco Starter for starting the
motor, all are contributory factors for convenience.
The equipment includes quick detachable,
demountable rims. ,
Demonstrated by appointment
ing, July 11th:
Wa tc h this space for
Six Omaha Boys
Go to See World
Six Omaha lads, ranging in age between
IS and IS years, ran away from home
yesterday morning to see the world, and
as a result twelve mothers and fathers
are worrying themselves sick. The run
aways are: John Mrsllk, 1116 Arbor
street; Charles and John Fiall, S3H South
Twelfth street: Dean and Glenn Carman,
SIS Francis street, and John Breborsky,
It is now well known that not more
than one case of rheumatism in ten re
quires any internal treatment whatever.
All that is needed is a free application of
Chamberlsln's Liniment and massaging
the parts at each application. Try it
and see how quickly It will relieve the
pain and soreness. Sold by all druggists.
Some Beauty Helps
You Should Know
The woman who prises her hair sham
poos it frequently in summer months
wtth canthrox and in this way keeps It
clean, bright and fluffy. A teaspoonful
of capthrox dissolved In a cup hot water
is ample for a good shampoo, and after
canthrox has been used, the scalp and
hair are Immaculately clean, whllo the
hair dries quickly and evenly. Canthrox
Is especially fine to restore the color and
fluff to faded, "stringy" hair, and over
comes that "mattv" look so common in
Many complexion-upsets would never
happen if women discarded greasy pore
clogging creams and used a plain lotion,
made by putting S teaspoonfuls glycerine
into H pint witch base (or hot water),
then adding 4 ounces spurmax. This lo
tion Is invisible . when on protects the
skin from tan and freckles, banishes the
oily, shiny condition, and other unnat
ural impurities, and keeps it smooth, vel'
vety and youthful-looking. Adv.
"48" Developing 82 H.P.
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Rent a Piano
Rent allowed toward purchase of
zither the one you rent or any other
iano in our stock. Wo have them at
$2,00, $2.50, $3.00,
$3.50 and $4.00
Used Upright Pianos, Stein
way, Vose, Hailet & Davis,
Kimball, ' Hospe, Schaeffer.
Weser and many others at
$45, $85, $125, $145,
$155 and up.
Terms to suit every purchaser.
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