Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, December 22, 1912, NEWS SECTION, Page 6-A, Image 7
(S-A MAT MEN WORKFOR CHARITY Wrestling1 Tournament Clears Debt from City Mission. PINE EXHIBITION IS GIVEN Local Experts Reveal Exreutlnnnl Form In Knst Matches n Enter tainment Provided hr Peter Loch nt Auditorium. When Ezra. Millard, treasurer of tho fit- mlwlop. loft tl Auditorium last night he carried In his pocket $S7ftG0, the wherewithal to gladden the heart of levernl hundred of Omaha' poor children. Mid wherewithal being the proceeds from tho' charity wrestling carnival, which proved n huge success "and van run off In. clocklike order. This fund, says Mr, Millard, will pay all the debts tt the mission and leave a little balance be ildes. Mayor Dahlman officially opened the big carnival with ft sieech In which hr commended the citizen of Omaha for their ready support of a noble undertak ing. He was followed by Itcv. T. .1 Macliay. who made a shbrt talk. The Ilev J. M. Lflldy alfo spoke. At 845 twenty-eight wrestlers filed Into Hie roped arena In the center of the hall and were Riven a great ovation. Each wrestler was brought Into the center of the ring and Introduced. Harry Snge, the ocal umpire, did all the announcing. Old-Kaliloned Hatch. The program started with an old-fash. loned HnR wrestling match. In which wery wrestler participated. This lasted for five minutes, when It was halted and the first bout of the evening was stared, twtween Mlnden and Miller. Kach match went five minutes. The lime Riven each match was so short that la order to got a fall the contestants had to work extremely fast, tho result being that some lightning work was seen. Mln den and Miller at the end of tho five minutes were slopped, neither man hav .Off secured a fall. Cannon and Lokcrse, who followed, weht the same route. "Jap" Tamlsea. th Crelghton foot ball star, and Landour went to a draw. This was a flno event, and tho men wcrq evenly matched. Jack Tolllvcr of Council Illuffs had llt tle'troublo In throwing Webber, which he did In, one minute flat with a hammur lock. Illg Bill Hokuf and Jack Mryrrs wrestled ten' minutes without getting a I un- Some Vnndevllle "Work. The firth event was a vaudeville stunt by Don Gordon, "The Crazy Cyclist." The extreme softness of tho mat made It Im possible for Gordon to work his monocy. tie. Holden and Thompson wrestled to a draw and were followed by tho "Teddy Broth- rs," who won fame irtm their burlesque wrestling at tho Ak-Sar-Ben den last summer. Tho two wrestlers wont well with the house and drew round after round of applause. Following ike Teddy Brothers, Zlgman and Peterf, went to a draw. Tete Loch and Frank Coleman put up a pretty exhibition, but failed to throw each other. However, their work waa among tho best of the evening. Victor Klebba was thrown In tlree minutes by Hoffman with a half-Nelson. Chauncey Light got the better of tho argument with his brother, Jack, winning the match In three minutes and ten sec onds with a leg hold. The three follow ing matches went to draws: Dyers-Jacob- son. Seelee-Patllien nhfl .Jones-Olson. Farmer Bums demonstrated that he still Is to be cpntended with even though past the half century mark by throw ing tJnland, a Nebraska farmer, in five minutes with a head hold. Burns oould liavo thrown his man at almost any period of the five minutes, but wanted to give the fans an exhibition. Alt for Chnrlty. Everything at the big carnival was for charity. Tho wrcstlera contributed their services that the many poor children of this city could enjoy tho Christmas spirit. Fete Loch, promoter, big noise and brains of the affair, not only gave his time, services on the mat, and labor, but he stood the expense of hiring the big hall. The Omaha Musician's association furnished the rauslo for the occasion and worked, Just'as hard, If not harder than they would have done If they were get ting money for their services. Oscar LI then directed the orchestra, The committee of newspaper men, Miles dreenltaf of the World-Herald, Vnn Hon tetter of The Bee and Fred Carey of the News, worked night and day In an endeavor to mako the big carnival one long to be remembered and a big success, which it proved to be. Farmer Burns was master of ceremonies and had com plete charge of running the matches. He did this In great shapo and the people I never had to wait between the events. Queen of Greece to Overrule Monks on Holy Mount Athos VIENNA, Dec. 21 Tho Neucs Tageblatfs Athens correspondent says Queen Olgn of Orceco Intends to visit the twenty-one monasteries on Mount Athos, eighty miles to the southeast of Halonlkl, thus break ing the rule prohibiting women to visit the sacred mountain which had been strictly observed for 1,600 years. "Tho monks on the mountain," con tinues the correspondent, "on many oc casions have refused to permit royal ladles to tlirtt them, always nxcustng themselves behind the legend that tho Virgin Mary with her Infant Christ vl Ited the mountain and that dio woman had been allowed) to do so since. But now that the Greeks have conquered the territory and the king and queen pro posed a visit to the mountain, the monks summoned their council and decided that tlicy had no course but to rescind tho rule." Mount Athos, or the Holy mountain, was the center of Greek theology and learning In the middle nges and many masterpieces of 'ancient Greek literature still remain In the libraries there. The Turkish government gave the monks al most comploto autonomy. Aside from tho twenty-one monasteries on the mountain there arc numerous grottos, cells and chapels. The monk population numbers several thousand. Many of them aro hermits and live In caves. Open Monday and Tuesday Nights Open Monday and Tuesday Nights Taft Gives Reason For Trip to Panama JACKSONVILLE, Flo., Dec. II. To de termine If the time Is opportune for es tablishing civil government In the, Pan- ami cunal zone Is the purpose pf Presi dent Toft's trip to tho IsthmUs. The pres ident mndo this announcement In a speech hero tonight, which was Included in tho hour he and his party stopped en rout to ley West. "You may think I could ascertain this as well in Washington, dui i oon know," said , the president. "A, any rate. I am going and I expect to Issue the or der creating the new government In tho sone If I find conditions warrant It." Today was tho first visit the president has made to Florida since he became the nation's ohlef executive. He now has visited every state In Iho union since ho became president, with tho exception of North Dakota and Oklahoma. The president and his party left to night for Key West, from where they will sail for Panama tomorrow on the battle ship Arkansas, I Delegates Report On National Meet Reports from the delegates who at tended the cnvcntlon of the American Fed eration of Labor at Itochcster, N. Y., In November wcro .heard, and a discussion took placo of the proposod worklng tnen'.s compensation law In Nebraska, at the Central I-abpr union last night. In the report of the committee to draft tho compensation bill, It was reported A. C. WelUet of Omaha had affixed his signature. This statement Mr. Weltxel wishes emphatically to deny as without at least three amendements to the bill he say's ho would have nothing to do with It It waa decided that the Central Labor union move after next week's meotlng Into h'wtOUiuarte'rs'iU Barlght's hall, Nine- tenth -and. Fornam streets, providing union laltor. Is. employed In heating the building Family-Honor Makes Woman Kill Baby u 1 OAKIjAND, Cat., Dec. 21.-Prido of noble ancestry Incited Mrs. Kuke Kltakuml. a young Japanese woman, to murder her son and attempt her own life today because aho had become an object of charity. Mrs. Kltakaml'a husband died two months ago and as she was without funds she was given a home" with an In fluential Japanese family. Lashing her year old Infant to her body, she plunged a dagger 1 Jnto Its. heart. She waa found bowed down be fore her Japanese gods, awaiting death' with n dagger wound In her throat, ThV I nut th n!.d nolo of rePrrontatlon weaDon waa an heirloom. Inscribed with .... , 1.. nn.i. n t a plea that it always be used 'in defense ot the family honor. The young woman resisted her rescuers. GERMANY ARMY AVIATOR IS ARRESTED IN FRANCE VESOUL. France. Dec. JI.-The Ger man aviator who landed at Mamay In Ids biplane yesterday and whose machine was seised by the French police has proved to bo Ax German non-commissioned army offloer named Zlffa. He waa tlressed in the uniform of the German military flying corps. Ho declared today that he had under taken to follow the course of the canal from Mulhausen In Alsace-Lorraine to the fortress of Straussburg, but had lost his way. The French military governor ot tho fortress of Belfort has sent a detachment of the flying corps to assist Zlffa in the resumption ot 111 flight. THIEF RETURNS VALUABLE PAPERS AND WARNS VICTIM t WASHINGTON, Dec 21.-A polite thief t who apparently wished his act to convey n, lesson to his victims, sent George C Merley, an automobile merchant, a spe- ; rial delivery letter In which he enclosed checks and notes aggregating close to (WO. wanting lilra "to be moro careful In' ' the future." The safe In Meeley'o sales room was robbed Wednesday night, the thief getting JS5 in cash and valuable , papers. Mr. Meeley turned the letter over to the pollen today. Gt q e s& Sat Jdiin A. SrTnnsu J'rcn. Ttiu I.Jrdlininn, Tras. 1 A Landslide of Record-Breaking values Enormous surplus stocks from largest eastern clothing makers are now combined with the Nebraska Clothing Co.'s entire stock of men's and young men's. nits and Overcoats V to Yz on i-imnir-iii i This wonderful clothing sale swings into Christmas week with greater values than ever before. Now choose from the newest mid-season styles at these astounding sale prices. No wonder this sale is attracting intel ligent people by the thousands from every direction. Entire stock men's and young men's $12 to $40 high grade suits and overcoats, at. te tnousanas trom every direction. $750 $975 $350 $J750 5 9 9 OVERCOATS Actual values, $45.00 to $50.00 go in this great sale at $25 MOND AY-THAT GIFT FOR "HIM" -It's Ready Here 19 Greatest Neckwear Values ever offered in Omaha, a.t 50c 75c, $1, $1.50 Extromo values, on sale at 25C OUR GREATER VALUES MAKE REAL CHRISTMAS CHEER Tho. Nebraska invites every Christmas shopper to the greatest feast of giveable gifts this big store has ever assembled. CHANGE Otf'OWNERSHIP makes Xmas money do double duty in many instances at the Nebraska. Men's Lountfins? Robes I Gloves Will Please "Him" $3.50 Blanket Bath Robes, srreat Sl.50 Kid and Kassan Cape $2.30 firr1 ..95c , mw-' -w Give "Him" Good Shirts AV'dnd(Jrful ' Sale ilerc. , 82.00 ana S2.50 Ex- a 4 cello 8hjrtp, salo pHce. ... . , ? Sl.50 cbtumWa cuff- turn A -t in Snl?ta, aplo, prfcc..i . i ...... : A vJ Sl.OO and S1.25Ncgligee Shitty Jgrdat Bale prlcat .J. ' VC Flannel Shirts, ::Vi 95c S1.25 and $1.50 alrnvnnted-strlCB, salo. price . . . Lounging Robes, a great range to ?ji....$2.50t.$10 Bath Robes, smoking jackets, the ever good d Q BO . 1 A p J. vr sale price SILK LINED Mocha gloves, great lines, g1 1 C5 special DRESS, STREET, Fur, Lamb and fur lined gloves:$ R 9 C finest quality... iUJ- J Full Dress and Fancy Vest Sale THE lUEAIi GIFT Monday you may ohooso from hundi'eds of high grade, stylish fancy vests, full dress vests, Tux edo vests, actual $3.50, $5, $6.50 vests, at- $1.50, $2.00, $2.50, $3.50 Combination Sets Hosiery, neckwear and handkerchiefs to match, special Ct it 5 A gift Boys' aid Children's Suits, Reefers, Overcoats, i to i Off Ages 2V& to 16 Years. $2.45 to $2.95 Suits and Overcoats 75 $3.45 to $3.95 Suits and Overooats $4.45 t $4.95 Suits and d, CA Overcoatp at. i)J JJ $5.45 to -S6.95 Suits d a en and Overcoats at JJfct,JVr $7.45 to $0.45 Suite and. Overcoats at OlT OOr Sift OartUlCftt. at set Suspender and ' garter sots, at 50c to $2 JK f $5.50 aJL ' ! Ivnlckcr- ' '" srfr bocket-. e 'f j , slr double $ 7 volnc? at .. I .. and $1 NO HASTE OYERMEXICO FRAY Administration to Act in Spirit of Ciroumspection and Deliberation. OFPICIALS PEEPARINQ A NOTE Stute nepurtment DxprctN 1o Sena Communication to Mauro In Dno Time Which Will lleault In llrttcr Condltlnna. WASHINGTON, Dec. 21.-Hcnry WlUon, tho American ambaaaudor to Mexico, who hns been hert tn conterenc wth Sate deporimont officials regardlnc condlttdnii growing out of the Nexlcan relvolutlon. left 'today tor New Yprk preparatory foi salllnK for his post with TURNER LAKE FISHERMAN IS CAUGHT AND FINED WATEHIjOO. Neb.. Dec. .-8pectal Telegram.) Deputy Game Warden Chrls- tnei ot Elk City caught parties seining In Turner lakr, near the Elkhorn river, Tbunsday and arrested them, taking possession of about XO pounds of flsli arxl the nets, ftank Oenest was brought here today before. Justice Mengleln and fined 5 and posts,. Other parties were re leased. The flsli were distributed here After the trial and Uie nets were turned tack to the party. which this government la preparing to be sent to the Mexican government; demand lng protection tor Ajnerlcan cltlxens and property.' This action Is taken as a further evi dence or the lntehtlon of the administra tion to deal with tllls'dellcate and difficult sltu'atloii '.with" 'circumspection nnd in. a spirit of deliberation. fTnw communication Is now being prop.ared.wlth the greatest care at tho. State department nnd will be transmitted to tho American am bassador shortly . after his arrival In Mexico City early In January. The deliberation "with -which the officials are moving jii tho casa of the united States versus Mexico Is expected to re sult In the produotlon of a brief that Is expected to be well nigh unanswerable except by a promise of promot and adequate action on the part or the Mexican government to meet fairly and fully the demands of the United States In thef matter of the protection of Ameri can Interests In Mexico. Justification for this demand by the United States government Is declared-to be found In tho numerous reports to tho stato from every quarter to the general effect that conditions h Mexico have grown worse since the dispatch of Sec retary Knox's note of protest last Sep tember, and that there has been n marked Increase in brigandage and In the kid naping of Americans Tor ransom, and In the levying of forced war loans by the rebels on American mines and plantations. There have come forward the three members ot the self-conshtltuted com mittee of Americans, representing the tsrge plantation and mining Interests In northern Mexico who from personal knowledge were able to Inform the State department of the various practices em ployed by the rebel leaders to extort money from the American managers and foremen and of the comparative Indiffer ence of the Mexican government officials to the numerous appeals jot the American Interests for protection from the raiders. Also there have come tho memhws of the senate subcommittee on foreign relations, fresh from an Investigation at first hand ot border conditions, from Cali fornia to Texas. The combination of all these representa tions naa made a profound Impression on ''thu administration. I It has been represented to tho State Persistent Advertising Is the Itoad to jdepartmcent that tho fctrict enforcement Dig Ileturns, lf the neutrality laws Is. In fact, result- HARVESTER HEARINGS IN CHICAGO BROUGHT TO 'END CHICAGO, Dec. tl. The last of the scheduled hearings here In the govern ment's suit to dissolve the International Han-ester company as a combination In restraint of trade was held hero today At Its conclusion the government attor neys went Into conference to olieok up the results ot the hearings In various cities and to decide upon their further action. Itepresentatlves of the companies man ufacturing harvesting machinery testified today concerning their relations with the harvester company. The last to appear waa O. V. Messenger, head of the Mes- soneer Manufacturing company of Tatemy.-Pn-T'Whlch waa given aa a com petitor,- ire the list ot alleged competing firms furnished the government by tho harvester company "iSr. Messcngtr testi fied tht lihcompany raada only thrty- zuur mowers ana tweniv.one norsA-miceii last year, air Sold locally, and that ho waa jol In competition with the har vester company. The final witnesses were' officials of the harvestVr company. lng In the maintenance of an attitude anything but neutral on the part ot the United "States and that tho Madcro gov ernment Is benefitting unduly by tho .ex clusion of arms from the rebels, wfjlle itself, receiving quantities of military supplies', and 'the United States govern ment Is now contemplating some amend ment of the practice In that respect, so as to make Its attitude more Impartial as between tho combatants. Mtrlkr nt Solium. Reports to the Stato department today from the border country refer to the strike of 900 Mexican miners employed In Lane American mines at Cananea, Sonoro, and ot the strong anti-American feeling among the strikers. The local officials express confidence In their ability to control the situation, but It Is thought Americans In the neighborhood would be tn danger In the event of a riot. The reports Indicate that arm and ammunition, allowed to cross the border from the United States for the purpose ot protecting American Interests and plaoed In the hands ot the miners to us against rebels, are being turned upon tho American mine managers and foremen. Man Held for Ilunnn Itelonscil. James S. Colbath, manager of the Mines Company ot America, at I.os Arties, Chihuahua, who was captured by the rebels December 17 and held for ransom, was reloaaed December 18, according to a consular report to the State department. Nothing has been heard ot the American J. Morreys, roadmaster of the Mexican Northwestern railway, who was abducted by bandits December 27, when her.tr(ed,t to extinguish a fire they had kindled on a bridge. JURORS IN CASE OF HICKEY UNABLE TO REACH DECISION nUFFAIX). N- T.. Dec II. -After nine hours deliberation the Jury In the case of J. Frank Itlckey, accused of murder ing Joseph Josephs, the 7-yetuvold Iack. awanna boy, waa unable to reach a de clalon and was locked up with Instruc tions to return a staled verdict It a conclusion was reached during the night. The conflicting export testimony aa to the state of lHckey's mind at the' time he killed the boy Is the point over which the jury fipltt. Two alienists for the de fense testified that Hlckey did not know he was doing u wrong act, .Wlieo he strangled the boy: the others (for the prosecution took an opposlto view ahd a fifth, called an behalf bf the court 'de clared that Hlckey was iane when the. crime was committed. Norman of Buffalo, N. T, a bridal song composed by MIbr Jeanne Boyd ot Fre mont, Neb., will be sung by Miss Laura Wolz, alHO ot Fremont. Perfect Woman at Cornell University ITHACA, X. V., Dec. 21,-Cornell has a perfect woman, according to an announce ment today by Dr. IJsther Parker, the physical examiner ut Sage college ot women students. Mls.i Ulsle Scheel of Brooklyn Is the most perfect physically of any student she has ever examined, Dr. Parker declares, her measurements, although she Is taller and weighs more, being nearer the proportions of 'Venus de Mita than any woman at Cornell since Dr. Parker has been connected with the staff. Miss Scheel is an athlete and plays basket boll. Itebels Store Active. T5Ij PASO, Tex., Dec. SO. That revolu tionary activity In- the north of Mexico Is on the Increase was Indicated today by advices of mine looting and town raiding In the states of Durangc and Stnaloa and the discovery by the Mexican secret serv ice of nn uprising planned for the first of the year at Bonora. The secret service agents even assert the strike of the Mexi can mlnerst at the Cananea copper camp was a preliminary ot the plot, the object being. to seouroarmcd recruits. The agents d-BC,ftre lrge amounts of ammunition .and anna have been smug gled Into the mountains. Correspondents of E3 Paso newspapers today report rebel raids on the towns about Rosarlo, an American mining cen ter ot Stnaloa. Muderlsta lu- rrsinprr. MRXICO CITY, Dec. . Congress con vened In special session tonight on ac count of a number of pressing measures, Use adoption of which President Madero regards as essential. Agents representing the Madero .family have acquired a controlling interest in Kl Impartial from Itafacl Reyes Splnola. Possession ot the newspaper has been promised Its new owners early In the new year. With the acquisition of El Impartial government Interests now con trol all the more Important newspapers ot the capital except El Pals. Better Rural Schools Object of Meeting W. H. Campbell, a member of the rural life commission which met In Omaha dur ing tho. Country Life congress, has Issued a. call, to the patrons of the rural schools of Nebraska to meet In Lincoln on Thurs day .evening, January 23, to constder the advisability of changing the present rural school systern. Mr. .Caippbell holds that the present cti uctfonal system should be reconstructed, as under the present system a large ma jority of the children never receive more than an eighth grade schooling. Governor Answers Critics in Hot Words LITTLE ItOCK. Ark., Dec. 21.-Charac tcrlzlng the Arkansas penitentiary under the lease system as "a burning, seething hell, consuming human beings, who are being fed Into It In a manner which re sults In nqthlng but making fortunes for contractors." Governor George W. Donagy today Issued a statement In de fence of his actlonlast Monday In Issuing pardons to 318 state convicts. gharp criticism of the governor's action from state officials and citizens previ ously had 'drawn from the executive this statement: "All thbse-who oppose the abolishment of the Inhuman convict sys tem which we now have In Arkansas are, tn my opinion, bound In tho direc tion of that place spoken of by Governor Blease in connection with the 'constitu tion." ' " ' . According to a newspaper1 compilation, based on the state records, forty-three of those pardoned by Governor Donaghey were convicted of murder or manslaugh ter, 111 of grand larceny, four of assault, five of robbery, nineteen of forgery, thirty-two of burglary, twenty-six of as sault to kill and seventy-six of crimes ranging from hog stealing to bigamy. ALBANY EIGHTY MILES AWAY, IS CRY OF MARCHING WOMEN WAPPINGERS. FALLS, N, T Dec H. "Albany only eighty miles away!" This was the cry of the little band of surfragettes who arrived here late this afternoon after an elghl-mlle walk from Flshklll over good roads. The four pedes, trlans. Miss Rosalie Jones, Miss Ida Craft, Mrs. Jessie M. Stubbs and Mrs. Lavlnla Dock, spent the night at a local hotel and tomorrow will plod the seven miles to Poughkeepsle, where they will remain over Sunday. When the little band left Flshklll they were accompanied by a score ot enthusl. astlc suffragettes and on their arrival here they were met by a large delegation with rousing cheers. FREMONT GIRL COMPOSES SONG FOR FRIEND'S WEDDING CHICAGO. Dec. 21. (Special Telegram ) - At the marriage here tomorrow evening of Miss Helen Hotoon and Stanley Van DEATH CALLS W. J. MOUNT AT HOME 0FHIS DAUGHTER W. J. Mount died last mgnt at the hom of his daughter, Mrs. R. Z. Drake, S35 Capitol avenue, following: a sudden acuta attack of angina pectoris. Mr. Mount waa 74 years of age and h4 lived In Omaha for forty yean, in 1SS7 he was elected to the Board of County Commissioners, holding -ins omce ono term. He was a Mason of the thirty second degree and had long been promt nent In the affairs and deliberations o the order. Two children survive, Mrs. Drake and Mrs. J. Burns of Omaha. Mrs. Mount died twelve years ago. SOLDIER PRISONERS TRY TO ESCAPE FROM GUARDHOUSE NmVPORT NEWS, Va Deo. 21.-An attempt at wholesale prison delivery by soldier prisoners at Fortress Monroe was frustrated last night when a special guard detected the men sawing Iron bars In a prison window. Ten men Imprisoned In the fort guardhouse attempted to escape. Apparently they wero aided from tlje out side, as a steel saw was smuggled )nto their cell. One of the prisoners revealed the plot to an officer,' Footpads Rob Man in Regulation Way Two highwaymen held up Elmer Sallnei of 1718 South Twenty-eighth street, la night at 10:30 o'clock at Twenty-eighth and Mason streets, and robbed him of a gold watch, a stickpin and valuable docu ments. Both were young m,en and each covered Saline with n gun. Neither wore masks. As Saline nearcd the corner on which a large arc light burned brightly, they stepped out from tho shadow of a tree and commanded him to throw up his hands. He compiled and one of the youth ful thugs went through his pockets while the other held a gun close to his side. Saline furnished the police with a good description of the robbers. The polloe think they are the same men, that have been working In various ports of the town during the lost few weeks. After robbing the(r victim the two high waymen ran north on Twenty-eighth street. Register and Leader Suffers Fire Loss DBS MOINES. Ia,, Dec. XL Fire In the Job department ot the Register and Leader here tonight caused a loss of ap proximately 125,000, principally on print paper and machinery. Workmen tn all departments were dlrven from ths build lng. Persistent Advertising Is the Road to Big Returns. NOTICE! n Save Money on Diamonds, Pearls, Watches, Solid Gold and fine Gold Filled Jewelry is Good, Reese Has It, If Reese Has It, It Is Good. 0 307 SOUTH SIXTEENTH STREET UN Christmas neckwear SJSTJSS. new shapes neckwear. Worth seeing and wearing 50f to S3. Browning, King & Oo.