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THE BEE: OMAHA, THURSDAY, JULY 25, 1912.
NEW RAILROAD COMPANY
Proposes to Build from Hastings to
Gibbon, Thirty Miles.
INCORPORATION ARTICLES FILED
Promoters of the Proposed Line Are
All Officers of the Union Pa
cific Railroad Com
pany. (From Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, July 3t-SpeciaL) Articles
of Incorporation of a new railroad to be
known as the Hastings & Northwestern
Railway company were filed In the office
of the secretary of state this morning.
Tbe road will run from Hastings to Gib
bon, about hlrty miles, and will connect
with the Union Pacific at the latter place.
The Union Pacific is supposed to be back
of the move. The capital stock of the
company is $100,000 and the Incorporators
are A. L. Mohler, president of the Union
Pacific; W. B. Scott, general manager;
R.- L. Huntley, chief engineer; N. H.
Loomls, general attorney; H. J. Sterling,
auditor; W. H. Sanford and Edison Rich,
attorney. The survey was made some
years ago. The state received 51 for the
Pnnern Print Amendments.
The governor gave out the balance of
the printing of the county amendments
for the four counties taken under advise-
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JOHN J. HATTSTAEOT. Presidmt
merit when the list was given out the first
of the week. The papers selected are as
Boone county. Albion News and St Ed
Lancaster county. State Journal and
Lincoln county. North Platte Journal.
Dixon county, Ponoa Journal.
While the Boone county selection Is
given out at this time, It Is subject to
Fall! Off In Caster.
Custer county reported to the board
of assessment this morning, leaving but
one county now to complete the state.
Custer shows a falling off from last year
of 117.765. The assessment for this year
being I7.29u.1S4 against 17.313,249 last year.
Would LeAve Dlpao Ward.
Albert Paulson of Pierce, and W. A.
Simmons of Cass county, were before the
county Judge of this county yesterday
on an application to be released from the
asylum. Both men are serving short
terms In the dlpso ward and claim that
they have been obliged to occupy the
same ward with Insane patients. As
sistant Attorney Edgerton appeared for
the state In the matter and W. B. Price
for the men. It was shown that the dlpso
ward was used to put some of the harm
less patients In during the crowded con
dition of the hospital and that the mem
bers of the dlpso family were not In dan
ger therefrom. The application of the
men for release was denied by Judge
Aldrlch to a. Picnic.
Governor Aldrlch went to Aurora today
to attend a Jollification picnic up there
called for the purpose of having a good
time over the completion of the paving
around the court house square. The gov
ernor Is expected to makt a speech, which
will refer only to paving matters, though
It may pave the way to a few political
Pardon for Whitney.
Charles Allen Whitney, sent to the peni
tentiary on a charge of bigamy committed
In Plattsmouth and other places, and who
had his trial before Judge Travis, has
been granted a pardon by Governor Al
drlch on recommendation of the Judge
who sentenced him! Whitney deserted
his wife and two children and went to
Nebraska City, where he married a Mrs.
Backus. He lived with wife No. 2 at dif
ferent places until hie arrest. The ap
plication for a pardon was made by wife
No .L she claiming . that . the family
needed his assistance and that If a par
don were granted Whitney would oorae
back and sin no more.
The Royal Highlanders have appealed
tol the suprem court against a decision
of the district court of Webster county,
which gave judgment against the order
in favor of Sarah A. Smith, wife of
Rufus E. Smith, who held a policy In that
organization and afterward died. The
judgment was for $1,600, but the organiza
tion claims that Smith committed suicide
and therefore the policy was void. The
Jury decided that there was no evidence
that Smith committed suicide and ren
dered Its verdict according to the terms
of the certificate.
Hall Looking Up Rates.
Railway Commissioner Hall went to
Lexington yesterday to look up a matter
in which complaint had . ben made
against the Nebraska Telephone company
on rates and service, v-
THREE MEN HURT BY
ASHLAND. Neb.. July H.-(SpeclaI.)
Two motorcycle accidents occurred in
this vicinity within the last two days.
Sunday evening while returning from a
ball game at Greenwood Earle E. Butts,
local manager of the Lincoln Telephone
and Telegraph company, was thrown from
his machine about five miles south of
town near E. K. Reece's farm. Butts
tried to pass motorcycles driven by Al
bert Ullstrup and Forrest English on a
rough road and his machine slipped,
throwing him directly in front of Ull
strup, who could not stop In time to pre
vent a collision. Ullstrup was thrown
about twenty feet into the air, but was
not Injured, although bis machine was
wrecked. Butts did not get off so easily,
his left ear being partly torn off and sev
eral deep gashes cut In his face. He had
only received his machine new two days
The second accident occurred Monday
evening at the Burlington subway east of
the depot, when George Mason, a barber,
riding a motorcycle collided with Harry
Beetison, who was astride a pony. Horse
and machine and their riders were vio
lently thrown. Beetison escaped Injury,
but Mason was Injured badly about the
head and spine and was delirious all
night, although no fatality Is expected.
CREST0N MAN KILLED
IN NORTH PLATTE YARDS
NORTH PLATTE, Neb., July 24. (Spe
cial.) Teddy Mills of Creston, la., was
killed In the railroad yards of this city
yesterday. He with several others were
beating their way. He had left Poca
tello, Idaho, and was on his way home.
The car In which they were riding reached
here last night, and a discussion arose as
to whether it was safe to remain in the
car, which was loaded with lumber. Mills
and another man by the name, of Conroy
of New York decided to stay in the car
and two others left About 5:30 this morn
ing the car was switched and the lumber
shifted so that It was thrown against
Mills' stomach, killing him quickly. Con
roy was also caught, but was able to
escape. He heard approaching footsteps
and by yelling attracted the attention of
the switchmen. The switch engine Was
placed In service and the car was Jolted
in the opposite direction, causing the
lumber to be shifted back. This released
the body of Mills and also released Con
roy, who was held by the lumber. ConroV
escaped Injury. The body of Mills was
taken to the undertaking rooms of Howe
& Maloney and an effort is being made
to locate his relatives.
HUMPHREY MAN KILLED
BY FALLING BETWEEN CARS
COLUMBUS. Neb., , July 24.-(Special
Telegram.) Just as the Norfolk passen
ger on the Union Paclflo road was start
ing to leave Platte Center at noon today,
L W. ZavadU of Humphrey, a passen
ger on the train, fell between the two
passenger cars and was cut In two. Sev
eral who witnessed the accident were
unable to say whether he slipped or was
overcome with the heat. Coroner Gass
was notified and will hold an inquest.
Zavadll was about 50 years of age and
leaves a family. He is a brother-in-law
of Judge Ratterman of this city.
Rev. F.B. Wedge from
Place as Pastor
KEARNEY. Neb., July .-( Special
Telegram.) Rev. J. W. Hill, clerk of the
Ke&rney presbytery of the Presbyterian
church, returned to the city late tonight
from Grand Island bearing the official
proceedings of the investigation of Rev.
F. R Wedge, the Genoa minister, whose
hearing was completed today concerning
a fistic encounter In whlou he recently
participated. . The following resolutions
'That for good and sufficient reasons
the pastoral relation existing between the
Rev. F. R. Wedge and the Genoa church
be dissolved, to take effect immediately.
Owing to the seriousness of the situa
tion, to bis acknowledged guilt of con
duct unbecoming a minister and on ac
count of his renunciation of all allegiance
to the presbytery at tbe meeting and in
public utterances, therefore, be It
"Resolved, That formal charges be pre
sented against him at the September
meeting of the body and in the interim
that the presbytery require him to re
frain from exercising tue duties and
functions of his office as a minister in
the Presbyterian church pending the final
"That the Genoa church be admonished
to strive earnestly to maintain peace and
harmony among its members."
Rev. N. C. Johnson was appointed to
see that the foregoing resolutions were
carried into effect.
WILL ADDRESS POSTMASTERS
LINCOLN; July 24. (Special.) Presi
dent E. R Stzer announces that the fol
lowing assignments have been made by
the Postofflce department to attend the
fifteenth annual convention of the Na
tional Association of Postmasters of the
First Class Offices to be held In Atlantic
City, N. J., September 4 to 6, inclusive:
September 4 Joseph Stewart, second as
sistant postmaster general; J. A. Holmes,
purchasing agent; William R Spllman,
superintendent division of city delivery;
Charles H. McBrlde, superintendent divi
sion of railway adjustments; C. Howard
Buckler, superintendent division of regis
tered malls; James B. Cook, superintend-
divislon of supplies. ,
September 6 C. P. Grandfleld, first as
sistant postmaster general; James J.
Brltt, third assistant postmaster general;
T. L Weed, director postal savings sys
tem; G. G. Thomson, chief clerk; H. 8.
Sharp, chief Inspector; J. C. KoonS, su
perintendent division of salaries and al
lowances; Basil Miles, superintendent di
vision of foreign mails; George L. Wood,
superintendent division of rural malls;
William C. Wood, superintendent division
September -P. V. DeGraw, fourth as
sistant postmaster general; C. H. Fulla
way, superintendent division of finance;
Edward R. Kimball, superintendent divi
sion of money orders; W. C. Fitch, super
intendent division of stamps.
Frontier Fat-ors Votes for Women.
STOCKVILLB, Neb., July 24-(Speclal.)
The Frontier county republican conven
tion at Stockville elected J. A. Williams
chairman and L. M. Cheney secretary,
and the following are delegates to the
state convention: Thomas Scott of May-
wood, John C. Gammlll of Stockville, S.
D. Mast of Moorefield, F. B. Kerr of
Farnam, J. W. Adams of Curtis, E. B.
Austin of Stevens and F. C. Sohroeder of
Eustis. The following resolutions were
We, the republican electors of Frontier
county, in convention assembled, do
nereny renew our allegiance to G. w.
Norris as our choice for United States
Resolved. That this convention sro on
reoord as favoring woman's suffrage.
A new central committee was elected,
with J. A. W. Williams chairman and L.
H. Cheney secretary.
News Notes of Harvard.
HABVARD, Neb., July 24.-(Speclal.)-
The fields are very dry in this locality
and corn is beginning to dry out badly.
Threshing is proceeding fast and In a
few days shocked grain will be mostly
threshed. Yields of wheat continue gen
erally from twenty to twenty-five bushels
per acre, with yields above and below
Dr. Herbert Hurd of Sheboygan, Wis.,
after a ten days' visit with his only
brother, Judge Leslie G. Hurd of this
city, has returned to his home.
Prof. Fred Warren of - Cornell uni
versity, Is making his father, George F.
Warren a visit Prof. Warren is on a
lecturing trip through the west, having
been sent out by his school In the Inter
est of agriculture.
Notes front Beatrice.
BEATRICE, Neb., July 24.-(Special.)-
Ora L. Swoveland of Wymore was granted
a divorce yesterday by Judge Pemberton
from his wife, Mayme Swoveland. In
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his petition the plaintiff charged her with
being unfaithful to her marriage vows.
The husband was given the custody of
their two children.
Miss Mary SotJder of Clatonla was ad
judged insane yesterday by the Insanity
Board of Commissioners. She will be
taken to the asylum at Norfolk.
Harry A. Dean has instituted suit
against the Beatrice Electric company
for $1,639.15 for Injuries which he alleges
he received while in the employ of the
Company C Is making preparations to
leave next Monday for Pole Mountain to
DESHLER, Neb., July 24.-(Speclal.)
At the democratic caucus for Spring
Creek precinct, held last evening, the
following delegates were selected to the
Thayer county convention, to be held in
Hebron, July 24: O. A. Rickey, A. T.
Holtsen. William Brettmann, R H.
Klene. George Wagener. William Strove.
Ernst Mangus. Gus Koerwlts, C. J.
Loetterle, John Struve, William Krel
meyer, H. Krelmeyer, sr,; Robert Gels
ler. Dr. Herney, August Poppe, E. J.
Mitchell, August Shoenfeldft George
Werner. R H. Klene wes re-elected
Wakefield to Here Carnival.
WAKEFIELD, Neb., July 21.-(Special.)
Wakefield's annual carnival and base
ball tournament will be held August 29,
30 and 31. At a meeting of the Com
mercial club last night a booster trip
was planned for the second week in
August, when all the neighboring towns
wilt be visited by a delegation of Wake
Jewelry Stolen at Elm Creek.
ELM CREEK, Neb., July 24.-(Speclal.)
The dwelling rooms in the rear of the
store of Miss C. S. Reeve were entered
Monday evening some time before mid
night and a fine diamond brooch, thirteen
rings and other jewelry were stolen,
valued at 1350 to $400. There is no definite
clue. A carnival had been In operation
all week and many strangers were In
town for the closing night
BULL MOOSERS POLL
THROTTLE WIDE OPEN
. DOWN IN LANCASTER
(Continued from First Page.)
county, In convention duly assembled, ex
press their pride in ana approval or the
grand and mighty accomplishments
achieved in our national life by and
through republican men and republican
We especially commend the general
course of legislation and measures pro
moted by our party representatives dur
ing the administrations of McKlnley,
Roosevelt and Taft. In the face of the
record of a half century of our party's
history we feel that there can be but one
rightful conclusion, and that Is that the
necessity for a third party does not exist,
and that the best Interest of our common
country demands the perpetuation of the
republican party and that its policies and
administrations be sustained.
Therefore, we of this convention, made
up of republicans some of whom at the
late presidential primary were followers
of William Howard Taft, some of whom
there supported Theodore Roosevelt and
some of whom endorsed the favorite son
or Wisconsin, Robert M. La Follette,
uniting upon common ground for the pro
motion of what we deem best for the
common good hereby Join In the solemn
declaration that our country's welfare
demands the acceptance of the results
of the national republican convention at
Chicago, and the hearty and loyal sup
port of Its candidate, William Howard
Taft. And, be it further,
Resolved, That good faith and public
honesty demand that the custom estab
lished by more than eighty years of our
political history be observed and adhered
to, that we hereby express as the moral
conviction of this convention our solemn
belief and conclusion that no presiden
tial elector heretofore nominated as a
republican or whose name may be here
after appear on the ticket as such can In
any manner be Justified in casting his
vote as such elector for any candidate
other than William Howard Taft, whom
we recognize as the regular nominee of
the duly called national republican con
vention. And we further expressly Instruct the
delegates chosen at this convention to at
tend the state platform convention to as
far as possible carry out and promote the
sentiments expressed in these resolutions.
Two Delegations at Jefferson.
FAIRBURY, Neb., July 24.-(SpecIal.)-The
republican county convention In
Falrbury resulted in a division. The
Taft republicans of Falrbury and the en
tire county resisted the "gag rule"
methods employed by the Roosevelt) peo
ple and walked out of the convention and
went to the office of the county superin
tendent and there held a separate con
vention. The first clash came at tha
caucus In the court room Monday even
ing, when the steam roller methods were
employed by the Roosevelt faction. After
Dr. H. E. Potter was elected chairman,
former Attorney General F. N. Prout
stepped forward with a resolution en
dorsing the administration of President
Taft, but was not allowed to place It
before the convention. Charles H. Den
ney, former county attorney, asked the
privilege of talking on the resolution for
ten minutes. The question was put be
fore the house and a man who has been
one of the main leaders and exponents of
the republican party in Jefferson county
for twenty years was denied the privi
lege of speaking. At this point County
Treasurer Berry advised all Taft men to
withdraw from the caucus. As soon as
the Roosevelt caucus had adjourned
County Superintendent R C. Harrlss was
elected chairman and a second caucus
The Roosevelt following remained to
witness the proceedings. Mr. Denney
then made a splendid speech before the
entire delegation, emphatically denounc
ing the methods used, stating that it was
along the same tactics employed in Chi
cago by the Roosevelt followers. He as
serted that he attended the national
republican convention In Chicago for tour
days and was positive that Mr. Taft
was duly and honorably named as can
didate for president.
The Taft convention Tuesday elected
Charles H. Denney chairman and J. B.
Killean secretary and unanimously
adopted this resolution:
Whereas. William Howard Taft is the
regular nominee of the national republi
can party for president of the United
fetates, therefore be it
Resolved, That It Is the sense of this
convention that everything possible be
done to promote his candidacy, both In
the selection and instruction of delegates
to the republican convention.
The following delegates to attend tbe
state convention are: Charles H. Den
ney, John Ellemier, H. E. Fairchllds,
W. G. Ubley, C. W. Slaughter, Lew
Shelley, John P. Thelsen, John B. Kil
lean, John Nider, C. C. Brock. & C.
Hutchinson, James Hutchinson, A. M.
The Roosevelt convention will also send
delegates to the convention.
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Midsummer Clearing Sale of Drexel's
High Grade Low Choes Starts Thursday
A backward season and a cold, damp spring has left many oxfords and pumps on our
shelves that have to be sold. Our fall stock will soon be arriving and we must have room
for it. With two months of low shoe weather ahead of us we are going to sacrifice the
finest stock west of Chicago at ridiculously low prices. They are the Drexel quality;
our regular oxfords the difference is in the price only-it is your gain. -
Cut Prices on Men's Low Cuts
$6.00 and $6.50 Hanan & Clapp J I IF
Oxfords; sale price........ VleTtl
$5.00 and $5.50 McDonald, Kiley and.For
bush Oxfords; an extra special g
$4.00 and $4.50 Howard and Foster and
Tilt Oxfords; to sell them A A A
quickly all at. .......... : VflesJV
$3.50 Oxfords, miscellaneous lot, A FF
Thursday at VUrtV
100 pairs Men's Oxfords, broken lots, in
small sizes, regular $4.00 values, J C
in tan and patent colt
Boys', Youths and Little Gents' Oxfords
In Russia and gun metal OA All
calf and patent colt V ' Vll
BOY SCOUT SHOES
The real shoe for the boy in summer.
$2.50 grade $1.85 $2.00 grade $1.55
Misses', Children's and Young Ladies' Low
Oxfords, Pumps and 9A3 (Iff
Roman Sandals, all "V0 vll
100 pairs of Misses' and Children's White,
Blue and Pink Canvas Oxfords, - FA
$1.50 and $2.00 values; sale price. .. VvL
200 pairs of Misses' Strap Sandals and
Pumps, patent leather and tan, QCde
$2.00 and $2.50 values; sale price.'
Great r -Trouser
Starts Saturday, July 27
If you need an extra pair or two
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SINGLE OVEN GAS RANGE, $15.00; $1.50 down;
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DOUBLE OVEN GAS RANGE, $21.00; $2.50 down;
CABINET GAS RANGE, $27.00; $2.50 down; $2.25
GAS WATER HEATER, $13.00; $2.00 down'; $1.00
Each appliance sold carries our guarantee. If you are
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THE TWENTIETH CENTURY FARMER
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$6.00 Women's Oxfords, Hanan
and Foster ... .
$3.00 miscellaneous lines welt
soles; all go at
200 pairs small sizes, $3.00 and
$3.50 values, in this sale. .. . .
on Women's Low Cuts
$o.(H) and $5.50 Jiajian, Foster, 9 Q F
Wright & Peters; sale price. . . vOeOD
$4.00 Armstrong's Oxfords, &( A A
twenty complete lines at. .... .Vv
$3.50 Kuppendorf Selly Oxfords, in
the new shapes, 15 lines, A a pp
- 200 pairs broken J I An
widths ........... V leUU
Women's high grade White Canvas, in
button, $4.00 values $2.90; fci) FT
$3.50 values $e)e)
$4.00 Two-Strap white Nubuck &t) AA
Pumps at.............. .VtteiJU
k . . .
$5.00 and $4.00 gray suede strapflj AA
Pumns and Oxfords. "... ... $leVU
500 pairs Oxfords, broken lines, small
sizes, $4 and $5 values, patent colt,
Russia and gun metal calf, (M An
tan kid; exceptional values, vlewv
$2.00 Oxfords, broken lots,'
pink and blue CUn
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