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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 1, 1913)
Tim BKK: OMAHA, WhDXtiSDAY. .IANTAHY 1, 1013.
CONTEST CLAIMS ARE FILED
Jefferies and Burbank Ask Pay for
LEGISLATURE TO APPROPRIATE
Fifty Uollnrn Ilrnlml for Appearing:
for Kach Onr of Itrpiilillrnnn In
Cit.c IlrotiKlit lj' Driuti
(Vrom a Stiitf Correspondent.)
MNCOLN, De 31.-(Spsclul.)-One of
the claims against the state which the
omlng session of the lsislature will ho
called upon to settle Is u bill for pro
fessional services filed with the auillt'tr
this mornlnt; by Albert V. Jeffcrls an.l
Byron a. Burbanlc as attorneys In trie
contest cases brought In Douglas county
igalnst the republican members elect of
the senate and house.
The bill totals up to the sum of M25
and Is Itemized as "consultation utul pro
fessional sen-Ices" to the followtpK named
defendants; Charles I Saunders, P.
Haarman, X. 1'. Dodpe and John Mu
Karland of the senate and Xcls J. Ander
son, John B. Brain, J. A. DaVIs, rtobnrt
Druesdow, Ira Flanagan. Harry A.
Foster, S. G. Hoff, Michael T.ee, Edwatd
.Simon, Edward S. Smith, Martin Sug!.r
man and Frank G. Yates of the hous,e.
The fee Is placed nt $50 for each -lo-fendant
and Ida M. Walters puts In a
Wll in connection with the above for IIS
The auditor has refused to draw wav
rants for the above amounts until Hie
legislature has settled the matter,
Vomtvr Oppnam fiate lue.
Fred C. Foster, city attorney has filed
with the railway commission a protest
against Issuing an older made by the
railway commission July 12, Mil, which
permitted the Lincoln Gas and Electrlo
Light company to Issuo three-year notes
In the sum of $500,000, which while per
mission was given has never been put
Into effect pending the result of the ?1"
tlon last Friday. As the election went
against the gaa company compromise, the
city attorney now takes action to prevent
the Issue of the notes.
New Ilurfnlo Ilnnk.
Articles of Incorporation of the First
State bank of Deninan In Buffalo county
have been filed with the secretary :t,
the banking board, but have not bcit
approved. The bank asks for permission
to Incorporate for $20,000. The board ' J
uieciurs consists 01 M. c. Hansen. Franl:
'ln Bernhard and V. I.. Johnson.
To Hrlnsr l):it,- Hack.
The county attorney of Douglas county
lias asked the governor for a repuUltlon
for the return to the state of Leslie J
Ualy, wanted In Omaha for grand lar
eny, having taken JOO armatures rallied
it $110 from the Northwestern Hallway
company. A telegram from the chief of
police at St. Louis to tho Omaha chief
announces that he Is being held there.
The papers were granted this morning.
I'nrmorx to lip Ciiutlou.
Prof. C. W. Pugslcy, director of agri
cultural extension, states that examina
tion of corn at the corn shows thus far
held indicates that while the seed con
dition Is much better than at this time
last year, the seed corn situation Is such
as to deputnd caution ohnJIio part of
farmers. Institute workers find corn con.
tnlulng a large percentage of moisture
and liable to ebvcrv Injury in case or ex
( ccMlve cold. The department recommends
j that all seed corn bo selected as speedily
. as possible and put In a dry place and
that careful tests be mad? for germina
tion before planting.
I'P to the' present tlyuu. according to
1'rof. I'ligstey. dead eurshavo been found
in nearly all exhibits nt the corn shows,
Indicating that It Is not mfe to plant
without a preliminary test.
lnanepttnu of Unnnl.
Lieutenant F. C. Test, Twenty-fecond
Infantry, special Instructor for the Ne
braska guard, has been ordered by the
War department to besln the Instruction
of the Nebraska guard January 10, 1P13.
The Inspection will b'egln with Company
C of the Second regltrient, at Nebraska
City. At the cdnolurloii of tho Inspection
of the Nebraska guard Lieutenant Test
wilt Inspect In another state.
CITY AND OTOE COUNTY
NEBRASKA CITY. Neb.. Dec. 31-(fipe-clal.)
There has been considerable legal
complications over the matter of the ad
ministration of the estate of tho late
Captain Igan Enyart. The widow first
applied to be appointed administratrix
and the other heirs objected and asked
that throe of their number be appointed.
The court heard the contest and finally
settled the matter by appointing Harry
D. Wilson, cashier of the Nebraska City
National bank, as administrator, as It
seemed to meet with the Approval of
all of the Heirs. Mr. Wilson has qualified
and gave a bond of $300,(00. The estate
Is valued at from $500,000 to $1,000,000. The
exact value will not be known until the
Inventory Is filed. Tho deceased made
several wills and deeds ahd Ihft consider
able property undisposed or. large
amount or litigation 1b threatened before
tlio estate Is settled.
Charles Welch, 'a Missouri Pacific
engineer, lias beeh called to Marshalltown,
la., by the death of' his daughter, who
went there to aid her sister In caring for
her husbaifd, who had pneumonlA. The
young lady was "taken 111 with peritonitis
and died In n short time.
Joseph Stahl, one of the pioneer settlers
of this city, was chopping some wood
.yesterday afternoon wheti anf of the
sticks flew up and struck his eye. destroy
ing the sight thereof.
The Otoe County Pot and Live Stock
3how was held here this week. The exi
lilblts of fine chickens and, pet stock Is
gi eater than ever before. Fahcy chickens
from all over the state have been entered.
Mrs. Anton Wlrth, wife ,or one of the
leading farmers of this portion of the
county, died at her 'home west of the
city. The funeral was held today at the
St. Mary's Catholic church. She was 49
years of ago and Is survived by two
sons and a daughter, all grown.
Duncan A. Cameron or West Point.
Miss., was married to Miss Hester M.
Wlllman af the homo nf the bride's
parents. Mr. and Mrs. John M. Willman,
west of this city. The marriage cere
money" was performed, by rtcv. A. E.
Perry or the Presbyterian church and
arter a wedding dinner the couple left
for their future home near West Point.
Miss. Both are mutes and met while
attending BChool at Washington, D. C.
and after that the groom graduated from
the state agricultural school or Wiscon
sin.: The groofii has a large tract of land
Charles S. UiUmn, a puuiiluent teacher
of Auburn, and Miss I laid O. S'Kon of
Stella were quietly married In this city
lan evening. Miss JesMo P. Maxwll and
Leslie C. Thomson of Omaha came to
this city and were uuletly married nt the
home of their uncle, George Thomin.
returned to their home In Omaha
to Enjoin Union
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Dec. 31. (Spectal.)-George.
A. SJiaul, who has the contract for the
medium oi uic piani ministry iiuiiding nt
the state farm Is fearful that he will not
be nble to complete tho building In the
time called for In his contract on account
of Interference as he alleges of local
union No. 22 operative plnsterers of
America, local union No. 12.916 American
federal union and the officers of the
same, a nil appealed to the district court
of Lancaster county for an Injunction
against Interference by these organizations.
The matter came up before Judge Cos-
grave yesterday and it hearing was
granted to come up January 9.
The contractor alleges In his petition
that he has a contract for the erection
of the plant Industry building to be com
pleted February 1. The building Is now
being plastered and the work Is being
done by members of the operative
plasterers union, but not of the local
branch. He claims to be paying those
men higher wages than Is fixed by th
local scale but the helpers are not mem
bers of the union or any other labor
organization. He claims that the. officers
or the local union hnve been trying to
get tho helpers to Join the union, but
being unsuccessful, tried to prevail upon
him to discharge them. Tills he refused
to do arid ho now clslms that tho officials
of the union tried to get tho plasterers
to quit. They refused to do so and were
rined by the union a sum aggregating
over $30. They continued to work after
paying the fine and have now been
ordered by tho union to quit which they
refusa to do.
The contractor now claims that action
Is being taken to compel these men to
leave the Job. and he nsks relief. The
court Issued a temporary Inlunrtinn
restraining tho union from Interfering tn
any way with the workmen until the hear
ing. January 9.
FARMERS ANSWER QUESTION
Secretary Odelt Inquires About
Rural Conditions. ,
DO NOT LIKE TAX LAWS
Store Closed New Year's Day
Happy New Year!
and the best news we can give M
vriu is that nttr cirpnr V.
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CoJiIpii WeildliiK a CaUinTay.
CALLAWAY, Neb., Dec. 31.-(Speclal.)-Mr.
and Mrs. llobert M. Dickson cele
brated their golden wedding Sunday at
their home, seven miles west of hero.
Pcmo fifty relatives and friends wero
Present. Fifty yearn ngo at Danville, 111.,
Mr. Itobert M. Dickson and Miss Mary
Ann Wells wero united In marriage. They
aro the .parents or ten children, six or
whom aro now living, Mr. and Mrs.
Dickson enme to York county, Nebraska,
In 1SS0, and in 1SS2 moved to Custer
couiity, where they have sine resided.
Both are In excellent health, and are
doing their share of the labor on their
farm. They were the recipients of many
beautiful gifts on their golden wedding
KlKlitjOne Pop Onl of Tliimp Meml
Inu Itrpllr tlectnrp (tint Snino
('limine Should lie llrouxM
(From a Staff Cot respondent
LINCOLN. Dec. .11. -(Specials-Secre
tary Frank G. Odell of tho Nebraska
ltural Life commission has completed an 1
analysis of several hundred replies, which I
lie sent out some time ago to tho tarm- ,
ers of tho state covering every county
tending to show there is dissatisfaction j
over the taxation laws. Auiong the men
who answered the questions sent out SI j
per cent said they regarded tho tux j
laws ilusatlstactor). Fourteen per cent
suggest a remedy of the entire abolition
of tho personal tax; tl per cent deelalo
In favor or a removal or the tax on Im
provements on real estato and subsiltu
tlon.or the single tax: 6 per cent think
that tho Income tax is the only remedy;
while 5 per cent want targeer exemptions.
Folio wlnrfPnre some or the questions
asked with the answers brought down tnlt)mNU n)u, w)en, lllto.coUri)e ns )nuPh
to a percentage. as tliey should?" Vos, It; no, 83.
"Are the farm homes In your nelh- V t , judgment L the most
borhood as good as they should be (imlor I ,,,.,, ,, ,,,, .,.,,. ...
e.x sting circumstances? les, 56; no. j immediately done Mr the betterment or
"Are the schools In your neighborhood ,(o , Svht.ttvUnT. ,)rHr,nu
training boys and Jtlrls sAtlsractorlly for i (Hillcaon for fnrm i,fu; tW0i n,nd(1.
farm life? 'Ves, 11; no. S3. t three, co-operation In business.
"Do tho farmers In your neighborhood ,
get the returns they reasonably should I pllDTIC UAC MC1A7 I IPUT
rrom the sale or their products? " Ye. "Un I lo HAb NtW LIGHT
33; no, 65.
'Do the rarmers in yonr neighborhood
receive the service they reasonably
should from the railroads, highways,
etc?" Yes, 53; no, 45.
Do the farmers receive in your neigh-
hood from tho postal Service and rural
telephones tho scr Ico they should ex
pect Yes, 58; no, 42.
'Are the renters of farms in your
neighborhood making a satisfactory liv
ing and accumulating profits which tend
to cnablo them to become owners of
rarms?" Yes, 23; no, 17.
Is the supply or rami labor satlsrac-
tory?'. Yes, 35; no, 65.
"Arc the conditions surounding hired
labor sntlsractory to them In your neigh
borhood?" Yes, Sir no, 19
'Are the rarmers and their wives about
you organized to satisfactorily promote
their mutual buying and selling Inter
ests?" Yes, S; nd, 92.
"Have tho farmers In your neighbor
hood satisfactorily facilities ror doing
their business hi banking, credit. Insur
ance, etc?" Y.es, S3; no, IS.
"Do you knok the undervaluation or
real estate In your neighborhood or -r-sonal
property for taxation purposes?"
Yes, 2; no, 40.
"Are the taxation laws or tho state
satisfactory to the farmer?" Yes, 19; no,
"Arc the sanitary conditions of farnii
In your neighborhood satisfactory?" Yes,
51; no, 39.
"Aro tho religious facilities In your
neighborhood satlsractory?" Yes, fS;
"Do the rarmers and their wives itifd
families in your neighborhood get to
gether for mutual Improvement, enter-
-i PRICE SALE
of Quality Suits and Overcoats
for men and young men starts
Saturday, January 4th
Take a look at our windows
Thursday ahd read our Big ad
in Friday evening s paper.
OMAitA'S OXIjY MOD13UX OMJTII!X(5 STOltU
F.S.KINO. Tift III
uqroilufri'CUnilES " A.S.PECK
mnrjimv linmil nttOClTX mma m,nc(l the Duma the Intention of
lftmUI lllin nUOOli ElHUO 1 the government to Introduce rcffillMlon
PLANT IN OPERATION
CURTIS, Neb.. Dec. 3t.tSpeclal Tele-graip.l-Curtls
took on a full glory suit
last night when tho big dynamo tn the
electric light power house and accumu
lators wero for the first time called upon
to do duty. Tho plant Is an ntriplo one,
owned by the city, and will be .fully
utilized by a largo per cent of 'our people.
Curtis, in this new adjunct of helpful
utilities, like the previous one, the water
works, and all others to follow, 'Will own
Its franchises find pay tribute to no one.
l.nrRPst liiiml nf (.'hlpkeiin..
FALLS CITY. Neb.. Dec. Sl.-lKpcclaU
The largest load of chickens ever sold
hei'o by funnel's or brought here by
wagon find ten in was bought by n. local
denier a row days ago rrom Irvln and
Will Jarrett near Stella. Thero worn 300
chickens In tho hunch, and they were
hauled hero about twenty miles In coops
placed on a big hayrack and brought their
owners $13S In fusli.
Methodist .Minister lleooiiuiiends
Clirtnilirrliilirs Cornell llPmrilj-,
rtev. James A. Lewis, CJInca, Minn.,
writes; "Chamberlain's Cough Remedy
has boon a needed and welcomO guest In
our homo ror a number or years, I highly
recommend it to my rellows ns being a
medicine worthy or trial Jn eases or colds,
coughs and croup." G(vo Chamberlain'
Cough Remedy a trial and wo aro con'ru
dent you will find It very effectual and
continue to use It as occasion requires
for years to come, ns many others havo
done. For sato by all dealers. Adver-tlsemrnt-
Czar Will Continue Passport System
for the Present.
WILL NOT TAKE THE INITIATIVE
ltimln Proposes to Awnlt Proposals
from AVllsnii Administration
Consul Mny Hp Mouree
of l'inlinrrnssinr n(.
j rovlslng tho passport system, but this
measure has been hutiglng fire for years
and It Is uncertain when It will emcrgo
from tho ministry.
8T. PKTKUSnCRG, Dec. St. It Is statbd
hero that the puiKse of the ltusslnn
government to maintain tho present
tariffs and mocedure lekiirdlng the nil
mission of AlrieilcHhs, Including Hebrews,
after Hie termination at utldnlght tonight
of the formal commercial Russo-Amerl-cah
treaty Is III virtue of an Informal
modus vl'vendl arranged at Washington.
The, treaty which was abrogated by tho
Amcrlcun congress hecAuso or this
country's altitude npoil the passpott
question thus will continue practically
unchanged no far as tho Interests of tho
two parlies are concerned.
A sourcn of prospective embarrassment
remains In tho status or the consuls.
Tho present appointees are not affected
by tho , passive agreement to recognize
tho validity of their official acts dospKo
the Inpso.of tho treaty, but no method
appears through which new appointees
mny rccclvo their cxciluiuurs.
This may become n iiistler of consider
able Importance If tho change In the
Anierlran administration next March Is
accompanied by oxtepstlve consular
changes. ' It Is quite possible that an
anomatoils situation may lie Indefinitely
Apparently there Is no disposition In
Russian -government circles tn take the
Initiative In thh nngatlatlon Uf a new
treaty. Tile government will awa.lt pro
posals frtim the Wilson cabinet, mean
time "standing pnt" on present passport
It Is true that Premier Kokovosoff an-
DOUGLAS PATIENTS AT
K10ARNKY, Neb.. Doc. 3l.-(8peclnl.l-Fetcr
Ulsusser, county commissioner of
Douglas county, arrived in Kearney this
noon, bringing with him eight patlcntH
from Omaha and South Omaha for treat
ment In the state tuberculosis hospital,
which increases tho number or patients
now being treated to twenty-four.
Tho Omaha contingent will bo treated
at tlm oxiense of Douglas county, tho
lUd Cross society Antl-Tubcrdlilosls so
ciety and the Young Men's Christian as
sociation of Omahn, each otic or which
Is responsible ror ono or more of tho
Three patients wero discharged Satur
day as siirrlctvutly benefited lo return
to their homes, where they can care for
themselves after having beep taught the
principles In tho hospital of righting tho
Tho first patient to have been pro
nounced cured lefL'tho hospital last night.
Ho Is a prominent banker from the west
ern part of tho statu and has lcn cart
In u sanitarium undergoing treatment for
a nervous, breakdown,
will welcomeTnew YEAR
IN TRUE NAVAL FASHION
Real nautical bells have been provided
for the naval ball nt Metropolitan hall
this evening. Tho bells will ring nft -r
the manner of tho sen. The bugler will
sound taps for tho passing df tho olil yenr
and the reveille rof tho coining of th i
new Immediately utter midnight. All t' c
ptcaent navy men and r-x-scrvlco men will
bo lit unirorm.
Key to the Situation Boo 'Advertising
We Wish You All a Prosperous and Happy New Year
To the Stockholders
Our Semi-Annual ' Dividend,
for the period ending Dec. 3 1 ,
1912, at the annual rate of
1n is now ready for
To the Holders of Fuily
" Paid-up Stock.
All persons holding stock
which is fully paid for, may
call at this office for dividends
on January 5th.
After' that day dividend
checks will he mailed to your
To the Buyers of Stock
Using Installment Plan
Persona who have subscribed for
stock and who are paring for same
on the Installment plan will recelvo
credit for all earned dirldends on our
books, and all of these should bring
pass books to our office so that we
may receipt for applied dividends.
BESIDES -we have placed a suihstantial sum of money in our sur
plus and guarantee fund:
"We are extremely gratified witli results in 1912, hecituse we have
Huccefesfully made our operations return profits from the very begin
ningand hope to earn even larger dividends in 1913.
To the Public
The Bnnkers Realty Investment Company should havo the1 co-oporation
of every man interested in making money:
Because, this company affords an .opportunity for both largo and sinall.
money makers to share in the exceedingly profitable business of building, im
provement and ownership. ,
Thousands of thrifty pooplo have been earning largo profits. in other cities
doing the same work as wo are doing;' and will undertake the building of
homes and apartment houses and the improvement of business properties.
The same opportunity is being offered you. today by a company that has
already accomplished things right here in Omaha whore tho demand for such
work is steadily increasing with the steady growth of this city.
The, opportunity offered by this company is the proportionate sharing of
the largff profits that can only be raado by a largo combination of capital.
Wo guarantee 7 annually and we have just declared a-semi-annual divi
dend at the 8 rate.
"We offer you real estato security and larger than ordinary profits we
will be pleased to have you investigate us. DO IT TODAY.
You Can Buy on the Payment Plan, If You Wish
Price of Stock to Advance Soon
Stock in. a Real Estnte Corporation, such as this, is well worth $1.00
per- share while paying lc annually but when it demonstrates an oam
ing capacity of 8, the necessity for an advance in price is apparent.
The Advance Will Be Announced at an Early Date.
Buy Now Save tho Advance in Price.
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