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THE BEE: OMAHA. WEDNESDAY, Will ST 0.
ALDRICH'S 09MPAM !S OUT
Banking Board Refuses to Give Per
mit to Bo Business.
CONSIDERED SEVERAL- MONTHS
Former Insurance Commliiatoner
Clnncr Will neaunie Activities
on Donrd of Old Line Accident
: Asnoclntlon of Lincoln.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Neb., Aur. 6. (Special Tele
gram.) The Western Savings Investment
and Loan company, headed by ex-Gov-crnor
Cheater II. Aldrlch, will not be at
lowcd to do business In Nebraska, havlnR
been dented that privilege by the State
Banking board this afternoon.
The application wan denied because the
company did not come up to the require
ments of section i, chapter 13 6f tha
banking laws' of the state, which stato
that the board shall deny an application
where a provision Is contained which Is
"unfair, unjust,- Inequitable or oppres
sive to any class of contributors."
The board consists of Governor More
head, Attorney General Martin and
Auditor Howard and the vote was unani
mous for disapproval of the application.
Besides Governor Aldrlch the members
of the company ar.o H. C. M, Burgess,
custodian of the government building
here: I. B. Fuller, private secretary to
Governor Aldrlch when he was governor:
A. D. Borgelt, C. H. Rogers and W. B.
Mathews, all Lincoln men.
The application hnB been before the
board for several months and efforts
have been made to patch the applica
tion up so .It would come under the re
quirements 'of the law, but It was finally
allowed to lake the chance In Its pre
tent condition and lost' There Is a rumor
that the matter may be taken to the
Clnncr Back In llcrnen.
Kx-Insuranco Commissioner Charlen II.
Cluncy. after a rest of two weeks, will
'enter the Insurance business again on the
official board of the Old Line Accident
association of Lincoln. Mr.- Clancy will
probably fill the position of secretary,
although that matter has not aa yet
Pay for Department Men.
Another complication has" arrived In the
Insurance department muddle wherein
the Present commissioner, L. G. Brian,
has notlfledStato. Treasurer George not
to pay- any warrants drawn- on the In
surance department unless signed by him
self. Vouchers had been made out for
the salaries of Actuary Gilchrist and Ex
aminer l'rttchard and signed by Auditor
Howard for the time these men were
employed by him while ho was in chargo
of the Insurance department and up to
the. day that the department was turned
over to tho'board.
When nsked by a Bee reporter this
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Quickness, accuracy, pa
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The switchboard oper
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telephone call, has been
educated and trained for
a purpose. That purpose
is to serve you skillfully
TO STOP THE
FOR 25 YEARS
ALL DRUGGISTS -15H
SIULEV FinEriESS COOKING
Thursday, Friday and Saturday,
Pie and Cake.
Uverybocjy Invited to see this time.
tlor and money Having runge.
Orchard & Wilh m oopin
afternoon what he Intended to da In the
matter of paying the warrants. Treas
urer George said It looked to him as If
A.udltor Howard had a right to draw
vouchors up to the time he was let out
of the department ' and he would prob
ably pay them. However, he would talk
tho matter over with the attorney
Attorney General Martin could not be
seen tonight, but when the case was
stated to Deputy Ayres he said It looked
to him as If Mr. Howard had the right
to draw vouchers up to tho time the
office went- over to the board, July 24.
New Court House
- for Webster Cfounty
KED CLOUD, Neb., Aug. 5.-Spcctal.l
G. W. Hummel has been securing sig
natures to a petition asking the county
commissioners to build and equip a new
coUrt house. In a two weeks' cauvau
of the county he has secured over 1,100
The petition asks for a t-nilll levy to
be set aside for court house purposes and
the levy to run three years. Tho peti
tion will be presented to tho commission
ers August 12.
The condition of the corn crop In W'eb
ster county Is not very encouraging at
tho present time. Tho long dry hot spell
has killed many fields, but perhaps a
third of the county will yield a fair irop.
The loss of the -corn crop Is partly com
pensated by the extremely largo first
crop of alfalfa and the good yield of
wheat. Some farmers threshed out tweii-ey-elght
bushels per acre, some thirty-one
and some thirty-four. The early potatoes
were of a fine quality and tho yield was
AUBURN. Neb., Aug. 5,-(Spcclal.)
The Auburn Chautauqua opened with a
phenomenally large attendance. At the
union Sunday school Sunday morning
there, were over "50 pupils recorded pres
ent. The number of tents on the grounds
Is larger than ever, having reached
Tho Chautauqua' Institution at Auburn Is
now sixteen years old, being ono of the
oldest and largest summer assemblies
n the state at the present time. J. H,
Dundas, editor of the Granger, instituted
and conducted It for six. years, bearing
the burden, financial and otherwise him
self. The Chautauqua association was
then organized, Mr. Dundas retaining' his
place as a stockholder and Influential
friend of the organization.
YOUNG NORTH BEND BOY
GIVES UP FIGHT FOR LIFE
NORTH BEND, Neb., Aug. 6. (Special.)
Carl Kern died Sunday evening at Colo
rado Springs, where he was taken last
Wednesday by his father and mofhor,
Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Kern, who live
north of town. He had been suffering
a year with bone disease, resulting -from
a bruise on the bone below the knee. He
wan in tho hospital at .Omaha five
months where he underwent five surgical
operations and came home with the leg
amputated far above the knee. Ho was
IS years of age.
Mrs. Joseph Bartos, an aged woman,
' fell down a flight of stairs Saturday night
and received painful Injuries. Her shoul-
der Is broken, her breast crushed and
her face and head severely bruised and
cut. She will recover.
Mr. Dow of Omaha, who has the con
tract for turning the channel of the Platte
river here, In order that the dike may
be protected and finished, has a large
force of men and teams at work. He is
cutting a wide ditch through which he
proposes to turn the current.
William Miller took his family yester
day to Hot. Springs, S. ' D where Mrs.
Miller will remain for treatment.
NEW SCHOOL HOUSE IS
TO BE BUILT AT STELLA
STELLA, Neb., Aug. 6. (Speclal.)-The
contract for building Stella's new (15,000
school house will be let August 18. Mr.
Salmon of Lincoln la the architect. A.
block of ground at the north end of
Main street has been purchased as a
location frpm.R. A. Clark for $1,000.
Walter JohVson and Dolores Rollff,'
each 8 years, old, were playing near a
bee hive and were badly stung. The bees
settled and remained on them as they ran
toward the house.
Ben trice Jicrrm Notes.
BEATRICE. Neb., Aug. 5. (Special.)
The heirs of Horace A. Greenwood of
Wymore are to pay JS12.98 Into the in
herttance tax fund of Gage county, a de
cree to this effect being Issued by County
Judge Walden. All the property of the
estate,-both real and personal, Is located
In Cage county and amounts to fl&l.StS,
according to the report given by Ap
pralser W, 8. Bourne.
Announcement was received here yes
terday announcing the marriage of Claudo
Williams, a former Beatrice resident, to
Miss Blanche Chalmee of Salem, Or.
The groom Is a son of Mr. and Mrs. A.
J. Williams of thlff city. I
I. L. Bishop and wife of Bedford, Ind.,
arrived yesterday In their touring car t
visit Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Beaver. They
left Beatrice twenty-three years ago and
Mr. Bishop was at oho time a member of
the Beatrice police force. He reports
that crop prospects are very bright in
the vicinity of Bedford.
The dwelling house owned by Mrs. A.
L. Qandee and occupied by C. P, Under
wood was damaged by fire to the extent
of 1500. The blaze was caused by the ex
plosion of an oil stove on- which Mrs.
Underwood was preparing supper. The
household goods were damaged 1200.
R. V. Smith, a pitcher from Summer
field, Kan., was signed yesterday by the
Beatrice base ball team. He It to re
port for duty at once.
Xotem from tArllwcton.
ARLINGTON, Neb., Aug. 6.-(Bpeolal.)
Frank 8. Reynolds has some fine
8peclmenU of cotton growing on his farm.
The cotton Is In bloom and will fully
ripen by September SO.
Threshing ia In progress here, winter
wheat making from twenty-five' to thirty
five and oats from fifty to seventy bush
els per acre.
InJnr- ""ri-iMuq: Machine.
ST. EDWARDS, Neb., Aus. 5.-(8pe.
clal.) Will Snnonson while engaged In
oiling a separator on the Rengler fa-m
yesterduy, lost his footing and slipped III
the separator, lacerating one foot and
eg t Hi' knvp vtry badly. He was taken
to the Columbus hospital, where It was
thought possible to save the limb.
FIND LAW INSTRUCTOR DEAD
Member of Faculty of Drake Dies
FIREMEN STUMBLE OVER BODY
Special Meeting of Clrarlnir llniisr
Men to Decide Whnt Shnll He
Done In Matter of (In v
(From a Staff Correspondent.
DES MOINES. Ia., Aug, R-(Speclal
Telegram.)-Attorncy Charles H. Van
Vleck, member of the law faculty of
Drake university, camo to his death In Jl
mysterious manner today. Firemen were
called to his home at 2 o'clock to tight
a fire which had been dlscovcrad by
neighbors. After tho firemen had put
out tho fire they stumbled over Van
Vleck's body In tho basement.
The house was lucked up securely and
his wife and children were away at a
picnic. There was no evidence of vlo
lenco and nothing to Indicate how h
came to his death. Ho had formerly been
assistant attorney general of the stat
but for a number of yeHrs hud ttucht
law at the university, although engaging,
to a small extent, 'In practice.
Clcnrlnnr llmitta Men Meet.
A special meeting of the Des Moines
Clearing House association was hold to
day for the purpose of selecting a dele
gate to represent the locul banks In
securing a part of the JW.WO.000 loan
fund which the federal government s to
place at the disposal of western and
southern banks for moving tha crops
The four national banks of tho city ar
all eligible to receive part of the fund
Ilntlrnnd AsurnnmrntH Very High.
Railroad assessments were put up un
usually high by the stato executive coun
cil at Its recent sitting. The latest com
putation of tho total Bhows that the ag
gregate of values of tho railroads and In
terurbans Is about MlS.000,000. This means
that the Jotal valuo found by the council
was upwards of W30,000,OPO, which Is above
the highest claim of anyone who had done
"any figuring on the Commercial valuo
of tho railroads. The council took off
20 per cent to equalize with other property
on the baBla of tho moneys and credits
law. It is anticipated the railroads will
make considerable complaint of the In
crease, though it doeB not Immediately
m,ean any great Increase In tho taxes.
Important Stnte ..
The attorney general and his force .ap
peared In the district court today to ar
gue In defense of tho state law on tho
red light Injunction process and tomorrow
will appear In district court to defend the
legislature In Its Imposition of mlllago
taxes Including the tax to secure funds
for enlargement of the capitol grounds.
This will be heard by Judgo Applegate
of Guthrie county, as the complainants
In the case have insisted that the Judges
in Polk county are all prejudiced. It :s
expected this case will take up a great
deal of tlmo In court and receive careful
consideration. If it. goes against the
state- appeal will at once be taken to the
supreme court for a decision before the
time for collection of any part of the
Prosecution tor I.nrr Violation.
A great many prosecutions for viola
tion of tho laws of tho Btate In regard
to foods and feeding stuffs are, reported
by Stato Dairy Commissioner Barney
during tho last year. About fifty per
sons were successfully prosecuted for. vio
lation of he. law requiring pure linseed
oil; a score of prosecutions were for not
having paints labeled right, & good many
for selling bad meat, and there were pro
secutions for low standard lee cream,
colored oleomargarine, Inlsbranded flour,
low grade vinegar, colored peas, frozen
oranges and pop with adulterations. A
number of new laws have been added and
more Inspectors, and it is probable there
will be an Increased number of prosecu
tions. Takes Up Pardon Matters.
Governor Clarke has taken up the
pardon case of Frank and Nathan Rains
barger, who have served over twenty
five years In prison for a mtfrder, about
which there Is great doubt as to their
connection. The case has been before
the parole board several times, and,
while three members of the board have
recommended parole of the menyet it
has never been done The governor will
also soon take up the case of Norman
Mcpherson, a lifer, who has been In
prison many years. He Is an old soldier
and It Is claimed that his offense at best
was that of manslaughter.
Buylntr Game Birds for Iowa.
State Game Warden Hlnshaw Intends
next year to give Iowa a fine lot of game
birds. - He is raising several thousand
pheasants on the game farm on the state
fair grounds and th.iy will' be ready for
liberation in the spring. He has also
contracted for 3,000 pairs of Hungarian
partridges, which will be delivered In
time to' be liberated at the same time In
the spring. They will all be put on In
regions where they will receive protection
locally for a year or two.
New Train on Mllirankee.
An entirely new train on tho Des
Moines-Jefferson branch of the Milwau
kee railroad started this morning for the
first time. It is a train which marts
early In the morning at Jefferson and
comes to Des Moines, going back at 9
o'clock In the evening. It Is Intended
purely for accommodation of local traffic
Into Des Moines.
Falrbory Nevra Mutes.
FAIRBURV, Neb.. Aug. 6.-(SpeclaU
The Foirbury base ball nine has returned
from a trip to Daykln and Wllber. It
played the Alexandria nine at Daykln
and won, 3 to 2. Two games were played
with Wllber, FaJrbury winning one.
Nebraska division englnemen and train
men are experiencing a rush of business
owing to tho large number of green fruit
specials passing through this place,
bound for Chicago. Altogether twenty
eight green fruit specials have been
tun through Falrbury.
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Tawse or Chicago
have .been the. guests of Mr. and Mrs.
W. D. Oakford. Mr. Tawse Is a repre
sentative for a super-heater firm in the
The Rock Island work trains have been
temporarily pulled nut of service at this
place. Those trains have been grading
for the new depot and switch tracks.
Falrbury Will be represented at the
thirty-second triennial conclave of Knights
Templar In Denver next week. E. W
Mason, secretary of Sharon commandery
No. 2, Kn'ghts Templar, of this city,
left Sunday evening for Denver He will
be Joined by C. L. lietzer, master of
Falrbury lodge No. 33, Ancient, Free and
Accepted Masons, the lust of the week.
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