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111E WOE: OMAHA, "WKDXKSDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1012.
HULL CASE IS WAXING WARM!i.
Attempted Bribery and Contemplated
SAY SUBORNATION OF PERJURY
one person will go to Jnsl
through with this case."
An affidavit emphatically denying that
he ever patronized reports of the re
stricted district was filed by Hull this
afternoon to combat the testimony
against him frtven Inadcpoaltlona by Mar
garet Murray and Etta Hall.
Webster Predicts lief ore Case Is Ftn
isMed Mors Thnn One Person
Will lie Behind Ilnra Troup
Subornation of perjury, efforts to In
fluence witnesses with money and con
templated kidnaping; of witnesses were
charged by opposing counsel before Judge
A. C. Troup in yesterday's proceedings In
Charles W. Hull's suit to set aside his
$31,00) alimony contract with his former
wife, Mrs. "William R. McKeen, Jr. John
I Webster of counsel for Mr. and Mrs.
McKeen predicted that before the case
is finished more than one person will
be lodged, behind the bars of the county'
Yesterday saw conclusion of arguments
on the Question whether or not Hull
Shall be compelled to answer questions
of the MoKeen'a lawyers, regarding" his
employment of detectives to strengthen
his suit to annul the alimony contract.
Judgo Troup took the matter under ad
visement for "twenty-four or forty-eight
After briefly arguing that detectives
employed by the Hull side had done
nothing improper, that there was nothing
improper in the efforts of tho Hull side
to Interrogate ou$ of court witnesses for
tho MoKeen side and that Hull's dealings
with detectives are privileged communi
cations, Francis A. Brogan, of counsel
for Hull declared the purpose of the em
ployment of detectives and the interroga
tion of witnesses.
Tells of Detectives.
"Information came to us," said Mr.
Brogan, "that efforts were being made
by the other side to procure testimony
from denizens of the 'burnt district as
to Mr. Hull's presence there testimony
which we knew1 could not bo true; In
formation came that the most determined
efforts, even to the extent of offering
mbney, wero being made to procure such
testimony. We Instituted an investiga
tion, as wo had a right to do, and our
expectations were more than realized.
It will develop at the UI&1 of this case
that the story told by one of these
colored women witnesses In her deposition
was prepared for her In advance. A
mistake was made In Its preparation; for
It will develop at, the trial that her story
conflicts uttorly with facts known to bo
truo and undisputed by either side."
Mr. Brogan repeated the charge that
when Mrs. MoKeen sued Hull first for
divorce she filed a petition charging him
with sorlous offenses, then withdrew the
potltlon from the files and forced Hull
Info a disadvantageous almony settle
ment by an Implied threat to give the
allegations publicity by returning the
petition to the files of the district court.
T. J. Mahoney of counsel for Hull re
peated the charge of subornation of per
jury, which ho made at the beginning
of the hearing Saturday. He declared
the action of the plaintiff In Interrogat
ing witnesses for tho defense was jus
tified becauso it was an effort to pro
tect the defense against subornation and
to learn the details regarding It.
John It. Webster again denounced tho
Hull side for employing the Burns de-
tectlvo agent to set a, trap, to find
oul what the McKeen side would,
do If given certain evidence against Hull
He denounced Hull and his counsel for
employing A. B. Ritchie and Jack ilroonv
field to Interview witnesses for the do
fenso beforo they should give their tes
Tho first tlmo wo called Etta Hall,
t!ie maid to testify sho failed to appear,"
-aid Mr. Webster. "From tho deposition
of Jack Broomfleld It appears that he
hunted her out nnd gave her 25 cents
for car fare to go and see Ritchie, but
nho did not go. Ritchie then communi
cated with Broomfleld and wanted him
to find out why sho had not called on
him. Again Broomfleld went to see her.
This was tho night beforo sho gave her
deposition, having been subpoenaed a
socond time. This time he went In an
automobile and at night, not on a street
car, as before. With htm were the man
ager of his saloon Ford tho chauffeur
and a -vhlte Jrian they picked up on tne
street the four of .them going to sea
ill intf ihsv. didn't find her.
Had they found her, sho might liave
failed again to appear for' examination
the following day. Wo have a right to
know all that Hull can tell us about all
thaso things and more. I am not going
to be foolish enough to expose all
know In this caso at this time, but If
one,-half of what Is reported to mo is
Mother Rescues an
Erring Son by Plea
to Kindly Officers
Names make no difference In this story
It Is merely a chronicling of an almost
wordless conversation that occurred early
last night at the city jail In which a
sorrowing mother was sent away happy
with her hulking brute of a son and
which gave the desk officials a chance
to tee themselves, for onco at least, In
Early In the afternoon a lower Douglas
street policeman sent to headquarters a
burly workman, charging him with
drunkenness. It was pay day for him
at the smelter, where he was employed,
and with several others he started out to
make tho rounds of the saloons.
With a -few drinks In him, he forgot
a lonely mother waiting for some money
In a rude hut In South Omaha. Sho
was worrying about grocery and meat ,
bills, but she was sure that her only
son would ns usual bring his earnings
to her so they could live another week.
A neighbor told her that her son was
In Jail. Straightway she went to head
quarters and a little after 7 o'clock last
night Desk Sergeant Pnttullo was con
fronted by the little shawl-drnped woman.
"Well what Is It?" Inquired the officer.
"Please mister," she repeated.
Then It developed that her English
vocabulary consisted of only two words.
An Interpreter was called In and her
business at the Jail was learned, When
the official knew that her son was In
Jail and that oven the few dollars taken
from him at tho time of his arrest, wero
badly needed, they lost no tlmo In can
celing the charge of drunkenness.
"Mister," said tho little mother as she
thanked tho officers with her eyes.
Coal Men's Club
A "breaker" of the local organization
of the National Order of KoKoal was
held last evening at the Paxton hotel In
the form of a banquet, about seventy-
flvo members attending. The KoKoal
Is a society of men Interested In the coal
Outside of the social side of tho brenker
last night, tho purpose of the meeting
was initiation into the ranks of tho or
ganization of three members of tho coal
trade. G. D. Cowln, A. C. Ellis and Paul
Havens, nnd to chooso officers for the
ensuing year. Tho initiation ceremonies
which have been secret heretofore, wero
modo public for tho first tlmo last night,
the program bolng a mock trial, in which
G. D. Cowln was selected as tho defend
ant. Counsol for the defense was Im
personated by E. E. Howoll! prosecuting
attorney, C. H. Rothcrt; supremo Judgo,
G. M. Entrlken; judge, H. G. Trester;
foreman of the jury, J. A. Rockwell.
After being accused of knocking com
petitors and their products by witnesses
of the prosecution, the prisoner was
placed on tho stand, where ho denied the
entlro charge. Judgo Trester then In
structed tho Jury, and after nbout five
seconds deliberation, a verdict of guilty
was announced by tho foreman. The de
fense Immediately appealed the case to
the suprome court, and Supremo Judge
Entrlken reversed tho doclston of the
The candidates after other ceremonies
wero then announced regular members
of the organization.
Officers for the coming year were
ohoscn unanimously ns follows: J. C.
Weeth, modoc; E. E. Bcal, swatta; C. J.
Chlsam, spotta; R, C. Goddard, acolyte;
W. A. Case, pit boss; Ed P. Boyer, ga
zook; W. W. Johnson, mazumqr, Wood
Allen, plctor; R. K. Harris, baron; and
E. E. Howell, baronel. x
Suggestions by members and the now
officers on tho future business affairs
of the organization concluded tho met
Letters of a Slim-Made
Neman to Her Fat Sister
YitVh X.etteri On the Shining Virtu that
pt rolls seldom roiitii rannui.
rtaaf Kin! If all DBonle had the vlr
tues others think thoy have, this world
vrnnlil h n naradtse.
Philosophizing? Tes, peevishly. And
here's the reason. Fat folks are usually
gtve;i credit for being patient but I
know some who are decidedly Impatient.
Many of my over-fteBjiy friends have
marveled at the great change In my
physlquo from a flabby, wobbling
mountain1 of fat to as neat, and plump,
and firm a figure as any woman could
wish and havo begged mo to tell how I
In rich cue I told them to to to th drug ator
and set H ouncs Manaola powdar, H ounce Chi
rim Aromatlo and Jtt ounce Peppermint Water,
mix and taka a. teaapoonful iflir roeala and at
bxUln. And (would jrovi brllera It?), uat be
cava they didn't loaa aa much weight In a week,
a I hate In aetaral (souths of serelatant "t
thla hinnleaa prescription, the aald It wouldn't
in them any Kod. What do you think of that
for the petlMoa ot fat peonVet
Of couree, I told them how abeurd tt waj
ahowed how llttla It coat In time, and money,
and effort that reaults war a certain aa sua
rite told them It wouldn't hut them a bit or
turn their atomaoh like eome other things had
and I am actually forctoc eome of them to da
themaelre a good turn.
Tea com to the oouelualon that If fat folka
had any paUtuce they wouldn't be fat they1
tak thla prescription and beoma ilender.
-Adtertteement. Ltorlafly, litTTTT
Woman 100 Years Old
Batters Up Pastor
CHICAGO, 111., Oct. 20. Mrs. Mary
Hart, 100 years old, was arraigned In tho
police court today charged with ussault
and battery. The. centenarian prisoner,
a negress, who has been employed aa
caretaker of 8. negro church, was charged
by Rev. D. J. Clemons, the pastor, with
assault upon him when he endeavored
to discharge her. Mrs. Hart conducted
her own case.
"I refused to allow that man to remove
me from those premises without two
weeks' notice," she declared. "I am an
old woman and I should be treated with
respect. If not, tfyere will be trouble."
Mrs. Hart made a gesture toward the
minister who stepped aside. Mr. dem
ons exhibited a bruise on his forehead
and testified that when ho asked the
aged woman to leave the church sho
pushed him violently against a door and
I he was compelled to leave her In posses
sion. Seeing tho evidence was going
against her, Mrs. Hart demanded a con
tinuance to obtain counsel.
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Miss Margaret O'Brien's resignation is
assistant librarian has been accepted by
the board, but the time of her leaving
la Indefinite. She asked to bo relieved
on NoVember 1. but In view of her long
and excellent service the board thought
best to give her time to reconsider, fill
has been allowed six months to think
over her action, and the hope la that she
will decide to return. Though her retlg.
nation has been officially accepted, It l
honed that she will decide to remain.
BANNER FOR ATTENDANCE
AWARDFO RAR&rJA CLASS
The Bar.aca class of the Second Pres
byterian Sunday school of Council Bluff
was given the banner for record attend
ance at the quarterly meeting of tho Trl-
City Baraca union at Calvary Baptist
church, ISIS North Twenty-fifth street.
The First Methodist Episcopal Hunday
school of Omaha was a close contender
'for the honor while the Epworth league
lof Council Bluffs got third place.
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Simplicity of Operation
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On Thursday, Oct. 24, a stock Cartercar like above illustration, at De
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respectively, besides thirty-one passengers, making a total weight of 22,
820 lbs., starting the loads unassisted, repeatedly. No two geared cars,
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Here In n triinsnilsslon which lit its day was offered nn nn
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in fact was adopted simply ns it compromise.
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Motorcycle Policemen Found Not
Guilty in Police Court.
CHIEF DUNN REINSTATES THEM
Officers Prove liy A1IUI They Wero
Not tilth the Olrls un the Mull!
if Which the Comolnlnt
either Twenty-fourth nnd Vinton atroeta
or RJvervlew park, according to thulr
tcstlmqny and that ot other reliable) witnesses.
The two officers suv that tho caso whs
thn outcome of trouble with one of the
juvenile officers and Henry Kelson,
father of ono of tho girls In tho case.
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Mntornvcle Officers Wheeled and Emery
were found not guilty of tho charge of
aiding and abetting tho delinquency ot
Margaret Nelson and Elsie Maher, pre
ferred against them by Judge Howard
Kennedy nnd Probation Officer Hern
stein last week, by Pollco .Magistrate
Foster, and were Immediately reinstated
on the department by Chief of Police
Tim tnrliH nt the, two Clrls Were IlOt
corroborative. The two accused officers
pvit up an alibi, which showed that they
ere innocent victims of a grave charge.
Margaret Nelson testified thut she and
the Maher Klrl had met the officers at
Twenty-fourth and Vinton btreeta, and
upon their suggestion rode with them to
Itlvervlew Dark. The evidence of the two
girls all through was very weak. Their
stories were not alike. Thoso two wit
nesses were all that the prosecution had
to prove Us charges.
A. Smith, barn foreman at the Vinton
street car barns, n. It. Ketchum, night
foreman of the bums, testified to tha
character of the girls. They said that
Officers Wheeler and Emery's assistance
was solicited several times to ' drlvd
these girls away from the barns at night,
thut the girls used vile ' and profane
language and could . be found in the
vicinity of the cor barns almost every
night with men.
On Sunday night, July 7, the night the
offleeru were charged with taking tho
girls tu the park, they were not near
Thieves Take Money
from Gash Register
Two men entorcd the llerlln hotel on
Douglna street Monday aftirnoon and
asked to see a room. The proprietor took
one man around the hotel whllo the other
tapped a cash register and extracted $25,
Whllo Albert Ityan, 2023 Orant street,
wan moving his household furniture, he
visited a neighbor, and somcunu entered
his house and stole 1 10 In cash and a ring.
PROGRAMS OUT FOR THE
STATE TEACHERS' MEETING
Programs for tho Nebraska State
Teachers' association have been taken off
the presses and will be distributed to the
delegates to tho Omaha convention. The
programs contain all manner of Informa
tion on Omaha and knowledge which
will bo especially Interesting to the visit
ing teachers. A map of Omaha Is In
serted and a list of hotels with their
rates and points of Interest about the
city are same of the features In tho little
MAKE OFFICIAL INSPECTION
OF THE NEW COUNTY JAIL
Jolin Mtenser, county building arahitect,
has set his official Inspection of tho new
county Jail for today. Ho will go over
the Jail with an expert Jail builder. The
Iat Jail Dulldlng company, whlah con
structed the Jail, tiriH men advised of the
coming Inspection In order that It riiay
I rt r-rtBcnctd.
KENNEDY SCORES GAMBLING
Judge Denounces Practice Permitted
on the Kinff'8 Highway,
ASKS AID OF THE WOMAN'S CLUB
Saym the Prevalent Idea of the Cnrnl-
al I -i to Throw Aaliln All Itr
crve, Conventions mid
llmprct f Itevelerai,
Humbling on the King's Illghwny, tho
curnlval grounds of the annual fall fes
tival ot Ak-Har-Huu, and the general dis
position to license on tho highway wore
denounced' by Judgo Howard Kennedy of
the cijulty and juvcnllo divisions of thu
district court at u meeting of thn social
science department of the Omuhn
Woman's club. Delinquency won tho gen
eral topic and Judgo Kennedy's subject
was "Responsibility ot tho Public To
"To encourage or oven countenance
gambling Is to contribute to delinquency,"
suld Judge Kennedy, "No ono who falls
to exerclsn all his power und Influence
against bucIi an evil cun racupe respon
sibility. On tho cat nival grounda I saw
people gambling for ull norta or articles,
pictures, dogs, canary birds, randy. The
candy was made by one of the Ak-fior-Uon
'governors. Gambling Is wrong
wherever and whrnover It Is practiced;
there its effect probably in more ovll
tlutn in a gambling den, frequented by
hurdoned men who aro beyond redemi
tlon, for there It seems to have tho stump
of legitimacy, tho seal of approval of
authority and of tho powors of a city."
Judgo Kennedy denounced tho general
spirit of llocense pervading the carnival,
noting thu disposition to put aside all
reserve, all conventions, ull personal re
spects of tho revelers. He scored the
penny arcade with Its slot machlnow
laden with pictures, whose tltlea at least
wero vilely suggestive
Ju4jt Kennedy urged tlig Woman's
club to exert Its Influence for tho aboli
tion of these evils.
Passed by Council
The "sub-wallt ordinance," fixing a tax
of IS mlllH un spaces occupied beneath
sldewnlkH, wuh passed by the city com
mission upon recommendation of Die com
mittee of the whole. HubwayH benvuth
streets ure not Included In this ordlnnnce,
tho tax on sub.Mtreet wiij'm being 20 mills.
EDGAR ALLEN RECOVERING
AND WILL BE HOME SOON
Kdgar Allen, president of tho Allen
Ilrothem Wholesale Grocery company,
who Is In Clarksou hospltul suffering
from a nervous breakdown, la In no seri
ous condition and Is rapidly gaining his
strength. Holatlvos say he will bo out of
tho hospital In a short while.
Pew, If any medicines, have met with
the uniform success that has attended
the ure of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera
and Diarrhoea Remedy. The remarkublu
cures of colic and dlarrhoeu which It has
effected In almost evory neighborhood
have given It a wltlo reputation. For
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Yancey is Lodged
the Pittsburgh Jaii
P1TT.HUUUGH. Pa., Oct. M.-Jamo:!'
Yancey, a wealthy oil operator of Los
Angeles, Cal., was brought to here today
and lodged In tho county Jail, charged
with cmhozzlemont of J1.D00.
Yancey wus arrested Thursday in Los
Angeles. Tho charge ugalnst him wail
brought by John A. Hell, vice president!
ot tho Colonial Trust company, beforo
Alderman Martin, August 29. Yancey wan
Indicted by tho grand Jury September 12.
Thu clmrgo sets forth that while act-,
inK hb iiKem lor neii ana i. i, uarns
dalu on April 17. 1910, tho defendant em
bezzled 11,500 of their money. Pell claims
tho money wus to have been used In
purchasing oil leases In California.
TWO MEN KILLED IN TRAIN
WRECK ON CANADIAN ROAD
TORONTO, One, Oct. 29. The Canadian
Pacific Chicago express, which left hero
at C o'clock tonight, collided at Btreets
vlllo with a train bringing to Toronto
soldiers from a sham battle, ,
Two privates of the Twenty-eighth
Highlanders were killed and thirty-six
. persona injured, uccoruing to late, ro-i
Key to the Situation Ilco Advcrtllng. ports from the scenu of the wreck.
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