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THE BEE: OMAHA, FRIDAY, JULY 1?, 1912.
SLOW WITH ASSESSMENTS
Some Counties Fail to Make Report
to the State Board.
TWISTY TEMPLETON ESCAPES
General Phelps Having Some DIN
. ferenltr la Getting Rate tor
Militia to Pole Mountain
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN. July 18.-Speclal.)-Secre-tary"
Henry SeynTour of the equalization
board sent out a hurry up call this morn
ing tv the .counties that have not yet re
ported tneir assessments. They are
Custer, Dawson,. Dodge. Morrill, Scott's
itiurr, Stanton, Box Butte, Thomas and
Lancaster. , 1
Under the law all counties should have
had their reports in not later than Julv
10. , The law, requires county boards to
hold their sessions not less than three
dars, nor more than twenty, which would
give time for assessors to Bet their' re
ports in the hands of the secretary, of
me sxaie ooara. ine county boards are
required to convene .the "first Tuesday
after the second Monday In June," which
this year fell ort June 11, and which would
make the limit they could be in session
July. 1. The failure to send in reports is
delaying the work of the state board and
secretary Seymour therefore was com
pelled to send out the "get busy" cry.
1 Roy Templeton, a trusty, who was re
ceived at the penitentiary from Thurston
county last January,' escaped this morn
ing by climbing the prison wall. Temple
ton had. been allowed to sleep in the barn
so as to feed the horses before the other
convicts were up. He is a large man,
weighing something like 175 pounds, five
feet eleven niches high. A few days ago
Templeton" mailed a letter enclosing a
check to a woman in Lincoln and it Is
supposed he went to her house, where
she had provided him with clothes so hs
could pass as an ordinary citizen, and
probably left on an early train this morn
Adjutant General Phelps Is having a lit
tle trouble over the matter of transpor
tation for the guard to. the maneuvers
at Pole Mountain, the railroads refusing
to grant the one and a third round trip
rate unless the cash accompanies the or.
dler for the transportation. General
Phelps sent a telegram to the War de
partment this morning explaining the sit
uation and making a suggestion which
may' make smoother sailing. It has been
decided to fill the vacancy in the FJrst
regiment composed of two companies by
sending G of Omaha and K of Schuyler of
the Second regiment
SEWARD COUNTY COUPLE -
OBSERVE GOLDEN WEDDING
, - SEWARD, Neb..' July 18.-(Speclal.)-Mr.
and Mrs. John Flcke celebrated their
golden anniversary, last Sunday, July 14,
In the midst ; of all their children and
grandchildren. Both Mr. and Mrs. Ficke
enjoy good health. All of their children
wera present-five boys and , one glrl-s-John,
Herman, Henry and Christ of
Pleasant Dale. Mrs. Mary Hernol-
shetmer of Seward and Frank of Milord.
Twenty-six grandchildren were there.
At 12 o'clock, the bridal couple took their
seats and their children and friends gath
ered around them, when four, little grand
sons and granddaughters, 'marched in, the
girls being dressed in white and wearing
a wreath of wheat, and the boys carry-
i ing a small sheaf of wheat and a sickle,
resembling how wheat was harvested
fifty years ago., .When all had taken
their places Rev. C. H. Becker made a
very impressive, address, after which a
bounteous dinner was served on a long
, table, . where the bridal couple could see
how large their family had grown.
SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENT '
CAMPAIGN IN MINDEN
MINDEN, July 18. Special.)-Minden
is in the midst of sidewalk building
epoch. Since the. first cement , walks
were built in Minden In 1904 much side-
GRAY HAIR MADE DARK
f' ' '
If You Want to Darken It, This Sim-
pie Formula Will Do It
. ; Nicely.
I There are few people In this world
who are satisfied with gray hair
when it appears - In their own dark
'. locks. Most of us want to get rid of
it, ana this simple recipe, which can be
readily made up at home, is about the
surest, most satisfying means that
could possibly be employee to change
the gray locks to a soft, nice, glossy
brown. To 7 oss. of water add one
small box of Barbo Compound, one .
of bay rum and one-fourth ounce of
, glycerine. Any drug store can supply
: the Ingredients at little cost and you
, can do your own mixing. Apply It to
the grayhair or beard once a week
until the desired "dark shade is obtained,-
then once every two weeks will
be sufficient. It is equally as meritor
ious for removing dandruff and other
ills of the scalp and for promoting the
growth of the hair. Tou will be highly
pleased when you see how admirably
this simple mixture will eradicate the
traces of age in your hair and how free
it is from the objectionable features -of
the ordinary dyes, stains, etc
walk has been constructed each year.
Many places in the city have on account
of the good condition of old walks or
other reasons been omitted. This spring
the city council passed an ordinance re
quiring the laying, of about 8,000 lineal
feet of - sidewalk In - addition to about
thirty crossings In the residence, distrlet
and sixteen six-foot crossings In the busi
ness center. Much of this walk Is . re
quired to fill in missing links. ' The side
walks and crossings - will cost about
$6,000. . ': , .
, THE REJECTED RISK.
The man who has been rejected for
life Insurance, learns something In the
twinkling of an eye that no one could
ever teach 'him. Heretofore he has
thought of life Insurance, as some
thing he could take at any time-Just
as he could take a journey- or buy a
new suit of clothes. He had been so
often solicited to insure that it seemed
as if he must be doing everybody a
favor in making a tardy application.
What a shock and what 'a revelation,
when the agent tells him . ine. company
cannot accept him. He knows the
company wants business. Why, then,
is he declined? There must be some
good reason, and there Is.' In most
cases he simply waited too long. He
cannot blame ' the agent or' the com
pany. Whose fault will It be if you,
now in good health, later are declined?
Better buy a policy now in
THE MIDWEST LIFE
H. Z. Smell President
A HXBSIASXA COUPAJTT.
first national Bank Bid?., Lincoln.
A. A. TATXOS, . 40 axton Block.
Much Wanted Man V
v Under Arrest .in
if - . -i -
MADISON, " Neb.. July 18.-(Special.)-From
unquestionable information now in
the posesslon of the off leers. Max Von
Werner, a musician of a high, order of
ability, who was recently brought back
from Seymour. Tex., where .he had been
arrested on telegraphic instructions from
Sheriff Smith, charged with procuring 190
from the Norfolk National bank on the
endorsement of a check, representing that
he had money in a bank at Schuyler,-Is a
clever criminal of varied reputation, both
in America and Europe. '
It appears that ho has operated under
many different names, but his real name
Is supposed to bo Wilklns. He served
term in the prisons of Belgium and the
Netherlands, at Fort Madison, la., and
the United States penitentiary at Leaven
worth, Kan., for using the United States
mails to defraud, and the Ohio State
Reformatory at Mansfield, at which place
ho was paroled . April 4, 1912. He broke
his' parole at the Ohio reformatory and
that institution offers' a reward for his
return. He is a likely gentleman in ap
pearance and was married at Schuyler
last May to one of the : most respected
young women of that city and she has
remained with htm at the county jail
since he was brought to Madison.
A , few days- after the marriage, he
and his wife came to Norfolk to visit
friends of his wife and it was during
this visit that the' bogus check was
The. scheme to defraud , the United
States mails consisted in using ,the malls
to solicit from theatrical managers money
to pay his expenses to join their com'
panics as a musician and; then failing
to show up. It Is said that his full his
tory Is in possession' of County Attor
ney Nichols, but excepting admitting that
Von Werner has been positively identi
fied by the Bertliioa system that officer
would give no further information.
Meet at Aurora
OSCEOLA, Neb., July li-The following
call for the People's Independent party
state convention has been called:
The state convention of the People's
Independent party of Nebraska is hereby
called to meet in Aurora, Neb., on Tues
day, July 30, 1912. at 2:80 p. m., for the
purpose of adopting a platform of pnn
ciples for the election of a new state
committee and for the general . pre
liminary work of the 1912 stats campaign.
It has been decided to base -the repre
sentation at one delegate-at-large ' and
one delegate ; for each , fifty- votes or
major traction, cast for presidential elec
tors in 1908, which will entitle the various
counties to the following Vote: '
Adams 14 Howard '.-.'..10
Antelope 8 Jefferson . ..........
Banner 2 Johnson ..... (
Blaine 2 Kearney ..... 10
Boone ........11 Keith S
Box Butte t Keys Paha......... 1
Boyd Kimball S
Brown , 8 Knox ..10
Buffalo ....Jl ' Lancaster ..14
Burt 6 Lincoln 5
Butler Logan..... .2
Cass Loup 2
Cedar 6 Madison .- 8
Chase McPherson ........ 1
Cherry ....4' Merrick ........... T
Cheyenne . Morrill.. 2
Clay . 1J Nance . 2
Colfax Nemaha. ..... 8
Cuming 5 Nuckolls 11
Custer 2)v otoe 8
Dakota ? Pawnee 4
Dawes Perkins 8
Dawson Phelps 10
Deuel " Pierce 4
Dixon Platte- 7
Dodge Polk 14
Douglas .Red Willow.. 4
Dundy . Richardson........
Fillmore '. Rock ............... 2
Franklin Saline ......18
Frontier Sarph ...4
Furnaa Saunders ....... ...18
Gage Scott's Bluff....... 8
Garden Seward ....7
Garfield ........... Sheridan t
Gosper Gloux . .............. 8
Grant .............. 8 Stanton 2
Greeley 8 Thayer ............. 7
Hall .......12 Thomas ............ I
Hamilton ..........11 ' Thurston .......... 2
Harlan 8 Valley 8
Hayes ............ 2 Wayne ............ 8
Hitchcock ......... 5 Wheeler ..... 2
Holt 18 Washington .......
Hooker 2 York 8
. Total 898
It is recommended that the county con
ventions be held on Saturday, July 77th,
at 2 p. m., at the county seats, where
other provisions Is not made by the
county committee. It Is desired that each
county see to It that thesy are repre
sented in this state convention.. In all
counties where no regular delegate con
vention is called, authority is . hereby
granted for the holding of mass conven
tions at the date and hour recommended
for the regular county convention. Let
every voter who believes In the princi
ples of the populist party take an Indi
vidual and persona! interest in the forth
coming convention. Populists should
have a strong platform of principles and
should maintain Itself as the party, of
progress and advancement Nebraska
populists should. make their vote felt in
the interest of good government in the
1912 election. . .. ....
By order of state committee:.
J. H. GROSVENOR, Chairman.
K. A. WALRATH. Secretary.
MORE THRESHING RETURNS
INDICATE LARGE CROP
STELLA, Neb., July 18.-SpecIal.)-W.
E. Marts and Ephrlam Wlthee have
completed the first deliveries of new
wheat at Stella, and four other farmers
have begun to make deliveries. Mr. Marts
delivered 1,000 bushels that tested (14
pounds, and averaged twenty-seven bush
els to the acre. Mr. Wathee's delivery
was 667 bushels, testing 61 pounds.
MINDEN, Neb., July , 18.-(SpeciaL)
Only one farmer has thus far threshed
wheat In the east half of Kearney county,
near 'Norman. The wheat yielded an aver
age of sixteen bushels . per acre. This
was better than expected. .
Ckarln ' Browaiasr.
FAIRBURY. Neb., July 18.-(Speclai.)
Charles Browning passed away at his
home on North D street yesterday after
an extended illness. Death was due to
diabetes and other complications. Mr.
Browning was rated as one. of the promi
nent Jefferson county farmers and had
lived north of Fairbury for, many years,
where he carried on farming extensively.
However, this spring, owing to tbo. Im
paired condition of his health, he moved
m iff Ire Eita's uik
in fe Hofe isre nt
gale Begins Saturday at 8:00 'lock A. M
Positively there will be no restrictions or reservations-each arid every man's and young
man's suit in the store will be sold at this remarkably low price. The blacks and blues
will io with the fancies-any suit you choose just $12.50 regardless; of its former price.
, nsxs unjinnrurvsjuTAranivv - nm-i- rrvy rr-i- ------- - .
Norfolk Linen Suits
Earlier They Were $9.50 Each
Such Norfolk and plain tailored suits as we are
offering at this price are suits of service-for
street, for motoring, for travel wear. Made of
piques, cordolines, cotton Bedfords and linen. There isn't an old style in the assort
ment for the entire lot was received only this week. Sizes for both women and
misses, but since there are only 200 of them it will be advisable to come early in the
day that you may be sure of getting your size and the kind, that you most desire.
100 lingerie dresses in neat and elaborate effects,
worth $25 each, Friday, $12.50. 200 lingerie dresses
embracing ten new, beautiful models; V
. lace& embroidery trimmed, $15 vals. Q
Lingerie waists In high and
low neck styles; lace and em
broidery trimmed; $3.50 to
$4.25 values. Friday, $.98.
I Lingerie .Waists
' New lingerie waists with
alenclennes lace and embroid
ery trimmings; formerly priced
at $2.50 to $2.75. Friday, $1.89.
House dresses in plain tan,
lavender and blue colors; short
sleeve .styles; former price, $3;
Friday, $1.50. '
A sample line of skirts ot two
toned whipcords, serges! wor
steds and fancy stripes; $13.50
values at $6.95. '
Lawn kimonos In light colors
with .floral designs; empire
styles;- border trimmed; $1,25
values at 80c. ,
Crepe, long kimonos in all
colors with floral designs; em
pire styles; ribbon trimmed;
$2.75 values at $1.69.
Wash Goods Less
i. Included in this lot are satin striped
poplins, striped voiles, plain voiles, satin
striped marquisettes, corded voiles, figured
dfmities, batistes, etc., In all the season's
newest patterns and colors.
Up to 29c Values. 10c
e : ' 1 :
Children's Dresses at
These are square neck; styles of
striped percales, trimmed with
plain : colored percales ' and
finished with white piping and -
embroidery insertion across the
front of the waist. Mostly medium colors, for ages 6 to
14 years, 89c values priced for Friday's selling at 49c.
Three New Prices in
the Corset Section Friday
You will especially be pleased with the Paris
model at $1.69, for it is really one of the best
corsets we ever offered in a: regular way at
$2.50. Has a girdle top, extra long hip eon
finers', a draw-string through the bust line; is
made of batiste or coutll, as you may wish, and
beautifully trimmed with laces and ribbons.
Also supplied with six strong hose supporters
and a skirt hook-
$2.50 Values, $1.69
Two other good bargains
are priced 49c and 59c
These corsets are of batistes and coutils ot
a very superior quality, when the regular sell
ing price is considered. Have extra long skirts,
. good, durable boning and four strong hose sup
porters. 75c values divided into two lots and
priced at 49c and 59c.
Book Sale Friday
2,000 morq of our famous $1.50 books by the
world 's greatest fiction writers, have just been
selected from our stock to be put on sale Fri
day at less than the cost of the paper on which
they are printed.
q for your choice of
hundreds of titles
We note a few of them: "Fate of a Crown"; "Black
Spaniel"; "An Olympic Victor"; "The Convert"; "The
Csar's Spy"; "The Suitable Child"; "Stuff of Man";
"Little Sister of Destiny"; "Hilma"; "Arsene Lupin";
"Blindfolded"; "Duke . Decides"; "Miss Fallowfleld's
Fortune"; 'A Check for Three Thousand"; "Iron Lord";,
"Gorgeous Isle"; "Lonely O'Malley"; "Bondage of Bal
linger"; "Aladdin & Co."; "Under the Rose"; "Hearts
and Cross"; "A Knight of the Wilderness"; "A Better
Treasure"; "Countess , Diane"; "Pensionalries"; 'A
Sister to Evangeline"; "Furnace of Earth"; "Four
Philanthropists"; "Hill Rise"; "Making of a Marchion
ess"; "Jimmy Jones"; "Diance of Dobson's"; "Bishop's
Nieces"; "Rich Men's Children'; "Sons and Fathers";
"Myrtle Baldwin"; "Captain Janlaarles"r "A Woman
For Mayor"; "Infatuation."
Knit Underwear Specials
Women's lace trimmed um
brella union suits In low
neck and sleeveless styles;
35c values at..:.... 21c
Women's Porosknit union
suits in low neck and
sleeveless styles; Ben
nett's price, 50c; sale
price . ...... ..89c
Women's gauze vests In
medium sizes; "Bennett's
price, 10c; Friday.... 5c
Women's extra flue quality
umbrella style union suits
with torchon lace trim'
mings; low neck and
sleeveless; $1.00 valueb,
Friday ... .....69c
One lot . of women's gauze
vests in low neck and'
sleeveless styles; excel
lent wearing qualities;
25c values at 12 He
Pride of Bennett's flour, sack. ... . .$1.35
19, lbs., granulated sugar.. :, . . .$1.00
B-lb, can Bennett's , Capitol baking pow
der for .75o
'i cans Van Camp's kidney beans. ... .23c
4. pkgs.'toasto corn flakes. ......... ,25c
3 cans Evergreen corn. ,25c
H-lb. caka Runkel'i Premium chocolate... 15o
2-lb. pkg. Bennett's Capitol wheat 8c
Shredded wheat biscuit, pkg; lOo
Grape Nuts, pkg. lOo
4 pkgi. Egg-O-See SSe
( cakes Ivory goap SSo
t cakes Ltfe-Buoy soap SSo
Jap rice, lb . , ...So
Bennett's best ooffee, lb...... . 30c
Bennett's Golden coffee, lb.. ............. SSo
68o assorted teas. ........... ..1 .....68c
16o tea sif tings, lb......... ISo
4-lb. can pure ground pepper Bo
5 bottles assorted pickle. SSo
1-plnt bottle Blue Label catsup 18o
3 large cans Cottage condensed milk SSo
1-plnt can Qalllurd's pure olive oil..., ,..40o
Three 6c pkgs. assorted crackers ,10o
1-plnt bottle Snlder'i salad dressing 900
Full cream cheese, lb.......... too
Four 1 -lb. pkgs. Minnesota cut macaroni. .850
16c can Underwood's mustard sardines.... loo
Randolph shrimps, can ..loo
Hand cheese, cake ..8V4c
1- lb. roll Premium butterine 40o
Cracker Jack brand salmon, can ISo
10 bars "Beat-'Em-AU" soap SSo
v Butter and Eggs
Bennett's Capitol creamery butter, ' 1-lb.
brick, full weight guaranteed. ...... .26c
Best country butter ................ .23c
Cooking butter, lb. ............... .23c
Fresh country eggs, dozen. ......... .20c
Fruits and Vegetables
Medium sized sweet oranges, dozen. .12c
Fancy lemons, dozen .20c
Bananas, dozen 15c and 20c
Freestone peaches, basket. ...... . . . ,15c
Cantaloupes, each 10c or two for .... ,15c
Fresh new sweet corn, dozen 12 He
Nice, ripe watermelons, each. .25c and 33c
Fish and Meats
Fresh baby halibut 10c
Young cat fish 17 a c
6 lbs. lamb stew. ................. .25c
Shoulder steak .' . 10c"
Round steak .... .13c
Sirloin steak ..13c
Porterhouse steak ...... . 15c
Boiling beef 7c
2- lb. can snowdrift lard .25c
to Fairbury with his family. Ho Is sur
vived by bis widow, two daughters and a
brother, Frank Browning of this city.
NEWS OF WEST POINT
, AND CUMING COUNTY
WEST POINT, Neb., July 18. (Special.)
-The Ad Boosters of the West Point
Speed association made their initial trip
on Wednesday and covered 130 miles in
their itinerary. Forty-two automobiles
were In line at start at 8:30 a. m. and
tbe crowd was over 200 in number. The
route covered the very cream of this
favored section and embraced the follow
ing towns: Pender, Bancroft, Lyons,
Oakland, Craig, Tekamah, - Uehllng,
Hooper.' Scrlbner and Snyder. .The next
boosting trip Is scheduled for July IS,
at which time the country northwest.
west and southwest will bo covered.
These trips are expected to result In
great good to the local committee of
the circuit races which will take place
hero on July 30 and. H and August L
Henry Ollsamann of Cleveland town
ship, a German school teadber, was ad-
judced guilt? of assault la the court of
County Judge Dewsld and fined SSO and
costs. The testimony developed that
Gllssraan was the teacher of the local
school and had occasion to punish the
boys of Conrad Jacobsen, which Jacob
son claimed was unduly severe. Jacob
sen watched his opportunity and while
on his may to Pender he met the teacher
and administered a severe beating to
him. Opinion Is divided as to the merits
of the case which hinges altogether
upon the. degree of punishment a teacher
Is authorised to administer to unruly
The news has reached the city of the
marriage, at Wllber, Neb., of Miss Mabel
Eckert and Mr. Clarence Tummond.
The ceremony was performed by the
county judge of Saline county and wit
nessed only by intimate friends on ac
count of the serious Illness of the father
of the groom, who Is dangerously sick
at his home in Crete. Miss Eckert is
the daughter of the late Walter Eckert.
one of the pioneers of this county. She
Is a graduate trained nurse and has
achieved great distinction In her line of
work. The groom Is the son of Joseph
Tummond. lata of West 'Point, an old
timer In the county and a half brother
of Judge LItidale of this place. He Is
suffering from tubercolosla and bis re
covery Is very doubtful. The wedding
was by the special permission of tho
elder. Tummond who desired, while bis
life lasted, to confer all the happiness
possible upon his son and his beautiful
bride. Miss Eckert Is very well known
to all the Pennsylvania residents of the
county snd has their hearty good wishes
upon this happy occaslo.n.
Plan New 'I'hone System. .
WYMORE, Neb., July 18. (SpeciaU
At a meeting of the commltt e appointed
to organize an independsnt telephone
company, held last night. Dr. S. E. Yodor,
chairman, and F. E. Crawford, secretary
of the committee, were appolmel to tak
charge of stock subscriptionswhich work
will be started at once. Pledges of sub
scriptions from 126 to 60 will be solicited.
F. E. Crawford and Fred Win4!') were
appointed to represent the city at the
telephone hearing before tho State Rail
way commission today. , ,
Anto Accident Wear Minden.
MINDEN, Neb., July 17. (Special.)
Joy Roberts, while riding In his new
automobile In trying to pas a team,
ditched his automobile and threw the
ooeupanti from the car, four tn all re
ceiving minor Injuries. Robarts bid his
collar bone broken. The hors was Ulled
by running thes bsft Into h's body.
Key to tho Situation Bee Advertising.
BLACKBURN GOES TO
T. W. Blackburn has gone on a busi
ness trip which will Include St. Paul,
Minneapolis, Fargo, N. D... Seattle, Port
land, Spokane and Boise. He 'will re
turn to Omaha the last of the month,
stopping enroute home at La Salle, Colo.,
to attend the wedding of hli son, Howard
W. Blackburn, a civil engineer who has
been engaged In Irrigation work near
Raton, N. M., for a year and a half.
When your child nas whooping cough
be careful to keep the cough . loose and
expectoration easy by giving Chamber
lain's' Cough Remedy as may be re
quired. This remedy will also liquify the
tough mucus and make It easier to ex
pectorate. It has been used successfully
In many epidemics and is safe and sure.
For sale by all dealers.
Notes from Fnlrfte'.d. ,
FAIRFIELD, Neb.. July IS. (Special. )
Charles King reports twenty acres of
wheat that, made forty-three bushels per
aore. Tho elevators tre 'susy up , to 9
p. m. and are handling from .000 to S.0OO
bushels each per day.
R. A. McKeown has sold his stock of
furniture to Guy McLaughlin, who will
consolidate bath stocks.
of deadly microbes occurs when throat
and lung diseases are treated with Dr.
King's New Discovery. SOc and $1.00. For
sale by Eeatoa Drug Co.
Persistent Advertising is the Road t
Big Returns. .
Oont Kids Tnsm With a Ten; Xemovo
. Tfcsm With tho Hew Drug.
An eminent skin specialist recently
Discovered a new drug, othlne double
strength, which is so uniformly suc
cessful in removing freckles and giving
a clear, leautiful complexion that it is
sold by Beaton Drug Company under an
absolute guarantee to refund tho money
It It fall.
Don't hide your freckles under a veil; '
get an ounce of othlne and remove them.
Even the first night's use will show a
wonderful improvement, iomacl tho
.ighter freckles vanishing entirely. . It
Is absolutely harmless, and cannot in,
jure the most tender skin. - ' -.
Be sure to ask Beaton Drug-Company
for the double strength othlne; It Is this
that Is sold on the money back guaraatea