Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, February 21, 1913, Page 3, Image 3
THE BEE: OMAHA, Fife PAY, FKBRUAUY 21, 1013. Nebraska Nebraska Nebraska DR. FAST LANDS HIS JOBjLincoln Girl Killed, Enters State to Go After it and Be- Omaha BOV Injured as Auto Overturns comes Beatrice Head. DEMOCRATS ARE RAISING ROAR 'riini Out Kml f stntf to Other Thr-j- Are Muttering (her Tnrti down of Some Fmcirttp Son l III r.icHlrnc). i From a Staff Correspondent.) LINCOLN. Neb. Feb. 20. (Special. -Dr. W. W. Fait, of St. Joseph. Mo., Is proving he 1b able to keep up with hi name. At Falls City Tuesday nlsht he annoonced that he was to tako charge of the feeble, minded Institute at Hcatrlce. and he got the place, lie and the .gov ernor used to live In the same town in Nebraska years ago, and the fact that he now lives In Missouri makes no d(f. ference. The appointment of a bull moo?er at the Lincoln asylum and other appoint 'ments made by the governor has put most of the democrats over the state In a bad frame of mind. Bernard McNeny of Red Cloud, a prom inent democrat, who contributes his name, time and money to tho cause. Is very much put out at the governor While here today he said: "I am not excitedly Interested In poli tics, and there are so nianv other patriots anxious to man the ship of state; I have not found uny fault with the way that they are doing It. but the democrats of Nebraska have a right to make a note of Rome of the Inconsistent appointments that the governor's office has been hand ing out recentlj. Wnr florae Koroolten. "In one breath they turn down for the petty office of deputy game warden a good old democratic war hotse like old Sam Weaver, and in the next announce tho reappointment of Dr. Williams, the bull moose captain who did Aldrlch's bidding and beat the whole state ticket. "'ft Is now In order to announce the appointment or Chester H. Aldrlch to the board of control. The appointment of Dr. Wllllms, when ninny good democratic physicians were applicants for the place, was an Insult to every democrat, who made the fight against the combination in- the last campaign. Somebody has evidently been stuffing the governor with the Idea that he can evenually land In the United States senate, If he follows the policy of rewarding those who fought the cause, which elevated him to his temiKirarry Job. What Morehend Sir. regarding the appointment of Dr. Fast, the governor said: "I regard Dr. Fast a really a Ne biaska product, he having practiced med icine In Nebraska for a good many years before gojng to Missouri, and I know him personally and he has splendid execu tive ability and Is especially equipped for the position. It Is the practice In a great many states to call men to the head (if Institutions such as this, without re gard to their political affiliations or their icsldence, and It will be- remembered that only a few years ago the state,' of 1 1 1 1 -f i ,j -.-i i , . . From u Staff Correspondent.) LtNCOIJ. Neb., Feb. M.-(Speclal Telegram.) Miss Katharine Yates of Lin coln, a student of the fnlverslty of Ne braska, was killed tonight In an auto mobile accident and her companion, Krrd McConncll of Omaha, also a student, wnr Injured as was Ed Jones of Lincoln, who was driving the car. The party wo going' to the Oliver theater and at Nineteenth and B streets-turned out the car to prevent striking an electric auto standing beside the road. A short dis tance ahead was a cab. Jones applied the brakes and the car skidded Into tho cab, demolishing that and overturning Miss Yates was Instantly killed and her companions were bruised considerably but their Injuries are not 'serious. McConnell Is the son of F. It. McCoiukII of Omaha and lived at 1014 Park avenue. Miss Yates was the daughter of Kd O. Yates, a prominent shoe merchant of Lincoln. She was a senior, as is McCop.. nell, and was very prominent In unl vorslty affairs, being n member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority. ESCAPED PRISONER IS NOW IN PAWNEE JAIL TAULK HOCK. Neb.. Feb. LM.(S,,ecial ) W. H. Donaldson, who was seMcn-vd to twenty days' Imprisonment in the county Jail, and escaped from the city Jail on tho night of December 20, whcie ho lind been placed over night for sr. re keeping, was captured yesterday at Fair bury by the sheriff of Jefferson county and was brought to Pawnee City and lodged In the county Jail this morning to servo Ills sentence of twenty days. It Is Intimated that ho Is likely to divulge the names of the partleS who anlsted him to escape, In which case some sensational ariests are looked for CHECK FORGER IS SENT TO PENITENTIARY ALMA EXPRESSMAN IS SLUGGED AND ROBBED ALMA. Neb., Feb. 20.-(Speclal.)-R. F. Legg, the expressman, was slugged and robbed of $15 about 6:30 Tuesday morning. He was unloading cases of eggs, which ho had hauled from the depot to tho Alma Produce house when he wnt knocked senselsess from behind and the money taken from his pocketbook. He went about his work all forenoon in a partially dazed condition, thinking ho had fallen from bin wagon and did ,r.ot know he had been held up until he missed his money at noon, when he regained his faculties. Ho had a bad bump on his head back of the ear, apparently made with a sandbag. There had ben throe hard looking characters hnnglng aroind town, a few days prior to the robberies, but no trace of them could be found aft erward. ' District court convened this week with Judge Dungan on the bench. Ther"5 weie seventy-two case" on tho docket, seven of which wero criminal cases. Early Monday morning the Hlldebrandtt meat market wan broken Into by break ing the back window out An $18 revolvor was taken and tho till rifled of $5 In cash. SEWARD STUDENT WHO RAN AWAY IS FOUND SEWARD, Neb., Feb. 20.-(Spcclal Tel ORTam.) Charles Frost, the student who ran away from the Lutheran Normal school Tuesday under the Impression that he liad killed a fellow student while wrestling with him, was found this morn ing near Ooellner, about eight miles west of here, by a farmer. ,Ile will be brougnt back to the school this evening. Tuesday afternoon ' F"rost was on the college campus with a number of his companions, when one of them fell In un KRAKNF.Y, Neb.. Feb 20.-(Speelal. Albert Martin was brought to trial ind found guilty of the forging of sever.xl checks In this city some time ago. at the sitting of the district court in this cltj today. Martin was apprehended at Grand Island after a short flight from the local officers. Judge Hostotler sentenced him to from one to twenty years at hard labor In the state penitentiary. Notes from Ilentrlee. BEATRICE, Neb., Feb. M.-(Speclal.)-Willlaln Turley. an old resident if De Witt, died yesterday morning nt the home of his son, C. W. Turley, aged 73 years. He Is survived by two sons, his wife having passed away somo years ago. Two wedding ceremonies were per formed hero by Rev. u'. G. Brown yester day, the contracting parties being John Svoboda of Liberty and Miss Mollis Husa of Barneston and William rilialla of Odcll and Miss Agnes Jurlck of Wyniore. ' Walton R. Nanco and Miss Florenco O Lortou wero married yesterday at Hit. bride's homo near Cortland, Rev. A. I' Sollenberger officiating. Nphii Notes of Hurrnril. HARVARD, Nub., Feb. 20.-(Sp3Clal.)-A home wedding took place this morning at the homo of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wetherald In this city, when their daugh ter, Eva M., was united In marriage wish John A. Bendix of Wellington, Colo. Rov. Mr. Rousey of the MediodlBt church offi ciated in the presence of a few Invited friends from Lincoln. Harvard and other places. Mr. Bendix Is a prosperous farmer, owning o, farm one mllo from Wellington,, where they will be at homo to their friends after March 15. Judge Hurd of this city Is holding an adjourned term of district court this week at Clay Center. illlrioltt'came to Nebraska and tooktDr. epileptic fit, and as Frost had been J. !L. (Oreene from the head of i the I wrestling with him Just a moment.be asylumjat Lincoln to place him ovecone rore "O'ne of his companions told him of their' Institutions. Political considera tions, must always be second to the good f the Institution, and, after all, the c6m fort and welfare of the Inmates are of first Importance. "I shall make no change In the super intended' nt Norfolk, because from such Investigation as I have been able to make I believe that the Institution Is satisfactorily managed. After the new board of control comes In they can make thorough Investigation of the Institution and its management and then make such clinnges as they deem necessary." 'VEST NE.-orrt PAPERS POOL THEIR INTERESTS ALLIANCE, Neb., Feb. 20.-(Spedal ) Representatives of thirty newspapers In western Nebraska met in convention nere today and formed the Western Nebraska l.'dltorlal association, which has for its purpose and object the mutual Interests of the newspapers contained In the pan handle formed by the Northwestern, I'nlon Pacific and Burlington railroads, covering eleven counties In this district Officers elected were: John W, Thomas of the Alliance Herald, president; F. A. Uapen of the Sidney Telegraph, vice president; George. C. Snow of '.he Chad ion Journal, secretary-treasurer; mem bers of the executive board, John W. Thomas, George C. Snow and O, E. Marks, the latter of the Mitchell index jetton waa taken by the association to induce the legislature, now In session, to favor the newspapers in this district wit 1 some of the state printing, which 's now being done elsewhere. The papers represented were: The Uav ard Transcript, Bridgeport Blade, Broad, water News, Chadron Journal and Chad ion Chronicle, Chappell Register, Craw ford Courier and Crawford Tribune, tiering wasp and Courier, Gordon Jour nal, Hay Springs Enterprise and Xew, Harrison Sun, Harrlsburg News, Hem lugford Journal and Farmer and Rancher, Hyannls Tribune, Kimball Observer, IJewellen Gaiette. Llsco Tribune, Lodge, pole Express, Marsland Tribune, Mlna tare Free Press, Mitchell Index, Morrill Mall, Mullen Tribune, Northport Herald, Ofhkosh Herald, Rushville Recorder and tUandard, Scott's Bluff Star-Henld and Republican, Sidney Telegraph, Alliance Herald and the Semi-Weekiy Times. EIGHT MEN IN LIVELY FIGHT AT NEBRASKA CITY NEBRASKA CITY, Neb., Feb. (Speclal.)-A lively fight among elgh. men took place last evening across the river from here. Four of the men wen. from Hamburg and the others resided near the scene of the figh(. The trouble was over two women. One of the Ham burg men had a finger torn off when a revolver which he drew and attempted :o use was wrested from him. he had killed the lad. It was lrost' first experience with epilepsy, and m terror he started running from the field and was soon lost to sight. He was thinly clad and ran away without his coat. He suffered a great deal from 'hunger and cold. I Three More Wolves Killed. FATRBURY. Neb., Feb. 20 (Special. ) Six' hundred Jefferson county farmers and sportsmen from Fairbury partici pated In a big wolf hunt in the southern part 'of the county yesterday, nd sue -teded In shooting three large prairie rolvr. Lon C. Church had supervision aver the "round up" and a numoer of captains had charge of the side linen. Each line waa six miles long and th-i farmers encircled Antelope precinct armed wtth shotguns and afcompanled by dogs Several hundred Jackrabblts and -ottou alls were killed. CUSTER COUNTY FINDS MORE LAND TO TAX BROKEN BOW. Neb., Feb. 20.-(Spe-clal.J County Clerk Osbourn Is In jo cetpt of the abstract of lands In Custer county that has beet) entered M tho United States land office at Broken Bow and North Platte and which Is subject to taxation for the first time this year. The aggregate number of acres In Cus' ter county 1" 23,374, which means no small Increase In the assessed valuation of the county. The majority of tliiB land Is In- Victoria, Hayes and Arnold town ships, and to a great extent Is sandy Mr. Osbourn has figured out that assess ing the land , at $2 per, acre, which is based upon last year's county levy,' this will bring in, approximately, $1,500 addi tional to the county's funds alone, to say nothing of tbe benefits derived by the school districts wherein the land is sit uated. SENIOR REC?Gm0N DAY AT YORK COLLEGE YORK, Xeb., Feb. JO. (Special.) Yes terday was .appropriately observed at York college as senior recognition day A special program waa given In the college chapel at 10 o'clock In honor of the col. lege seniors. Representatives of the sev eral college classes gave addresses. Prof. Weller and President Schell also mnds short speeches. The music was furnished by the conservatory. Many of the towns pcoplo attended the exercises. The can didates for the A. R. degree in 1813 pro Guy T. Bushwell, Charles A. Bowers, Al fied Clifton Graham, Wayne Soper, Ros Ware, Robert H. Weller, Llrile A. Hall, Irene Hamilton, Jennie Edith Johns, Ruth Alda Loomer, Lydla Schaum find Eva May Stuckey. They were 'given a banquet in the evening by the sopho mores. COLONEL MAHER DECLINES TO GO NEAR PEACE SHAFT (From a Staff Correspondent.) LINCOLN, Feb. 20.-(Speclal.) Colonel John G. Maher, who has been In corre spondence wltl the president regarding the raising of a regiment to go to Mexico, should this country Intervene in the trou ble down there, received a communication from Washington this morning Insisting upon his being present at the Inauguration and invlt'ng him to dinner at a hotel near the peace monument. Colonel Maher declined the Invitation to dine because the peace monument is too far away from the War department and peace dliturbs the soul of the colonel. infantileVaralysis in nebraska city OPPOSES FREIGHT RATE CUT (Continued from Page One.) NEBRASKA CITY, Neb., Feb. (Speolal.)-The Infant child of lr. 20.- slderatlon. "The third and fourth questions are, what are tho proper formulas or theories for the apportionment of earnings on In terstate business to state and tho proper apportionment of expenses of operation as between stale In interstate business In tho event that the supreme court should reverse Judge Sanborn on tho first two- questions, theso Inst two propositions are vital to the proper solution of the problem. This commission and Us de partments collaborated with Beven other state 'commissions, to-wlt, Iowa, Kansas, South Dakota, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Missouri and Texas, In analyzing the testimony presented In the Minnesota case, and Jointly prepared a brief of 3S9 pages, presenting their views on tbe ques tions at issue in that case. Pnrt NehrnsUn Plnyed. "This commission and Its departments prepared over one-third of that brief, re lating particularly to the questions of the proper formulas or theories to apply the apportionment of earnings nnd the a portlonment of expenses, and the views presented by It In this brief were con curred In by the seven other commissions. This case has been under consideration before tho supreme court f6r over a year and the handing down of Its decision Is expected dally. If the decision, when rendered, will leave It within the Jurisdic tion of the various states' to regulate their intrastate rates, the commission will pro ceed Immediately with Its investigation, following the other principles laid down In such decision ns may be made, and will make such reductions ns It Is reasonably satisfied It can sustain In the courts. Advise No Reduction. "If the legislature were at this time to pass rate legislation we mlgnt have the fcnme experience had by iflnriesoti. Ha csjnmlBslon promulgated a schedule of rales which was a reduction In th rates existing prior thereto, which ''was ac cepted by the. carriers. Subsequently the legislature of that state enacted rate leg islation further reducing rates, and thereupon an Injunction Issued, not only against the rates fixed by the legisla ture, but also thoue promulgated by tho commltslon. For this legislature to fun ther reduce rates at this time would not only Invite an Injunction as to the rate passed by It, but might possibly .Jeopard ize the enjoyment of the 2-cent fan rate and the reduction under the Ald rloh law which wo are now enjoying, but which are being contested In the fed eral courts. Wonld Delay Proceed urr. "If the matter of rate regulation, .s left to the commission It will make all the facts developed by It a part of Us record as a condition precedent to til" Issuance of Its order, and no carrier can secure an Injunction against Its order j wimoui uroi presenting lo me couri a transcript of the evidence adduced be fore the commission. If the conclusions of the commission with reference to the reasonableness of the rate schedules finally adopted by It are sound, It highly Improbable that any court would issue an Injunction against such an or der when the record s presented to It, and that the rate will go Into effect U the time specified In the commission's order. If, by reason of the enactment of rate legislation by this legislature, an Injunction were secured against sucjv-i law as it might enact, the people could not secure the benefit of the rates until such time as they were finally passed lnnn V . , li .11 nr. rr .nil. n f V. . ITnUul n . . . i a , j , laicv. ill m aiaio ui missuuri curiam rate laws have been tied up tor elgnt years, and In the meantime, pending the action of the courts, If the same were to happen In the state of Nebraska, the jcommlrslon would be precluded from pro- I IN I 1 COMING SATURDAY A Sale involving our entire stock of women's and misses' winter Suits, Coats, Dresses, Fur Pieces, and Fur Sets in a x GRAND FINAL CLEARANCE Your Choice of. ANY ANY ANY ANY ANY SUIT COAT DRESS FUR PIECE FUR SET $750 Whetker the former selling price was $22.50, $25.00, $29.50, $32.50, $3(5.00, $37.50, $40.00, $42.50 or even $45.10. It's our one great final effort to close out every vestige of winter apparel, and we believe this price will do it. Don't let anything keep you away. MANY THOUSANDS HOMELESS Large Section of Tokio is Destroyed by Fire. TWO DEAD, HUNDRED INJURED TJilrty-Tliree Hundred IlulldlnK" Dnrnril by Conf InKratlon "Which Started In the SnlVntlon t Army niirracUs, TOKIO, Feb. 20. Store than 15,000 people arc homeless as a reaulf of a fire which swept through the penter of the Kanda district of the city yesterday. Tho fire" started In the Salvation Army hall. A high wind fanned the flames and they, spread rapidly from street to street, destroying 3,300 buildings. The loss Is, estimated at several million yen. Among the buildings burned wero sev eral churches, Including the Haptlst tabernacle and a number of educational Institutions, Including the school of foreign languages. Troops were called out to assist the firemen, but they were almost helpless against tho wind-driven flames. Many of the homeless were being shel tered today In Kudan park. The official report of the fire states that two persons wero killed and 100 In jured. The damago amounts to J2.500.000. Champion Kilbane Whips Kirkwood NEW YOItlC. Feb. 20.-Johnny Kilbane the featherweight champion, practically knocked out Oeorge , Kirkwood of St. Liouls In the sixth round of a Hcheduled ten-round bout here tonight, the referee stopping the contest to savo Kirkwood from further punishment. The champion showed great Improve ment over tho form he had ijhpwn in recent bouts here. From the' third round on he was master. Ho knocked Kirk wood down three times In the fifth and the St. St. lotils man was on the floor when the bell stopped the referee at the count of nine. Kirkwood came up for tho sixth round somewhat dnzed. Kil bane rushed his man and floored him with a hard left, when upon the referee Intervened. Friedmann Tells of Plans to Make. Cures in America Large High Schools Criticised in Senate WASHINGTON, Feb. SO.-I'ubllc high schools fared rather badly In a debute In the senate today which arise over u small Item in a local appropriation bill Senator Hoke Smith held that a lire" high school was unwise, both from an educational and economic point of vie v, nnd that the small country schools pro duced the bt results. Senator Works declared high schools ''have been warped out of all oropo tlon as a means of giving to the chll- dien of this country the useful education that should be Imparted through tnu public schools. 1'L.YMOUTH. Kngland, Feb. 20.-Dr. Fried rich F. Friedmann, who anserts he has discovered a euro for tuberculosis, gave an Interview today on board the KroiiI'rlnzcssin Ceccllle on his way to 'America to demonstrate the value of hl.i remedy. He said: "I feel that the urst step I should take In the United States should be to treat cases of visible tuberculosis In th prcscnco of Amarlcnn physicians, I thereby could accomplish the double purpose of Instructing them' anil' prov ing the efficacy of the use of live germs. What I mean by visible tuberculosis ls fungi In the knee, fur instance, wliluh a r visible to the eye. I shall be glad If any doctor or Important Institution Ih tho United States will give mo a chance to treat such cases." Governor Appoints More to Serve State (From a Staff Correspondent.) IilNCOI.N, Neb., Feb. 30.-(Speclul.) Governor Morohead got busy today and gave tho old plum tree a seVcro shuklng. Following are those who were remem bered: Edward Itoye of JJncoln, "secretary of the Hanking board. This Is a reappoint ment, and tho coming two years will constitute Mr. Ruytio'i nlxth consecutive term. 10. 10, Kmmett of Arapahoe, reappointed bunk examiner, 10, II. Mullowney of IJucoln, reap pointed bank examiner. Kugelin Moore of .St. I'nul, batik ex aminer, M. C. Wilde of Wlnncton, bank ex aminer, H, C Herge of Wahoo, clerk In tho statu banking department. Anna Gass af Colunihuir. stenographer In the banking department. J. (1. I. Hlldebrnnd of Uncoln, dairy Inspector, 1. U. lllglan of O'Neill, dairy Inspector. Vincent Stnhl of Lincoln, food and li UK Inspector, K Werner of Beatrice, stownrd nt Uratrlco Institute for feeble minded youth, ' Dr. I ,D, Plllsburj'f reappointed first assistant superintendent at Lincoln his pttal for In mm'. Or. W. 6. Fast of St, Joseph, Mo., superintendent of Ueatrlce Institute for feeble minded youth. JVehntTkn fiiffrnne Clitli. NiailAAVKA, Feb. 20. (Speclal.)-An Equal Suffrage club of slxty-lhreo mom hers was organized here last night. Mrs Oella Klrkpatrlck was elected president, Mrs. Lois' Pollard vlco president, Mrs. ttoplit Flcsehniau nccrctary and Mrs. Kate Went treasurer. It Is tho plan of the club to carry on a regular systamatlc campaign of HUffrage Instruction through' the summer months. Tho club voted to serve chicken pie at every meeting. THREE-DAY FIGHT AT BULAIR Terrific Battle Between Turks and n Bulgarians Concluded. EACH SIDE LOSES 3,500 MEN Hundred Tlinuannil Jlnlflrnrlnn mill Hcvcnt- Thonsnnil Tnrka Are Snlil to lliiTf llecn Kn-icnurd. lXNDON, Feb. 20. A terrific threa days' battle between 100,000 Bulgarians nnd T0.0U0 Turks at Dulalr has just con eluded, according to a dispatch today from Constantinople. Kach side Is said to have lost S.600 mem Enver Dey, leader of the young, Turks, Is reported anion the wounded. Tho , Persistent and JudlcloiiH Use of Newspaper Advertising Is the Itond to Uuslnes Success. Showmen's League Honors Buffalo Bill CHICAGO, Feb. 20. The Showmen's League of America, an organization com posed of owners of various kinds of tent shows and outdoor attractions, was formed hero tonight. A plan looking to tho erection of a J1O0.000 clubhouse In Chi cago within the next year was adopted. Colonel William F. (Buffalo Ulll) Cody wan elected president. Key to the Situation Bee Advertising, ;oMi'iiOMin o.v i.Aiioa hill Aiiinidment to Mrnnurt- for Nine Honrs "Work for Women. Mis. O. K. Berthold died yesterday of Infantile paralysis and the funeral was j held today. This is the first death irom and i reeding along Its owns lines." l.tfo I'rntili-ni Solved (From a Staff Correspondent.) LINCOLN, Neb., Feu. 20.-(SpeoIal Tele gram.) A large delegation of buMlness men of Omaha and Lincoln met with the labor committer of tho house this evening on a healing on Ilousi Bolt 270 by Foster of Douglas, relating to hours of labor for gills and women. The bill as originally drawn called for an eight-hour dny and forty-eight hours per week and no time to be put In between 10 o'clock at night and 6 o'clock In the morning. The bill was amended by Foster during the hearing to a nine-hour day and fifty four hours pr week, the clause regarding time being stricken out The committee will report the bill for j passage In that form. ; The bill was reported to the house some- th's dlreaie that has been reported in ' '"". Is the enrichment of poor, thin J tlon of Qulgglc of Lancaster, who wanted this county for nearl two jears. blood, nnd t engtlie .lug tlir weak wk- i to be heard on It Qulggle did not show Key to the Situation -Bee Advcrtls.n; Ir tulv tv Ltuljii L i Co. Advertisement. up tonight Foster Mid lie offered amendment as a conip.t'iuUe. the fT j3fN VsfsalialiafliK vslsElsJilililillM ialialV BPl ViJ""W T-Ti W 1 The Biggest Thing Yet In a Hot Porridge is a smooth, rich, creamy blend i the flavors of wheat, corn and rice- Post Tavern Special This surprisingly good hot porridge is noted for a distinctive flavor, backed by the nourishing qualities of the greatest three American field grains. 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