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THE BEE: OMAHA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1913.
REPUBLICAN YICTOR IN MAINE
John A. Peters Chosen to Fill Va
cancy in Third District.
SLUMP IN PROGRESSIVE VOTE
Full Off About Fifty Per Cent from
thnt filven Ilooievelt llourbon
Attrlbnten the nenult to
POUTIiAND, Me,( Sept. 3-Speaker John
A. Petera. republican of Ellsworth, was
chasen to fill the vacancy In the third
congressional district yesterday by a
plurality of 653 over Mayor William A.
Pattangall, democrat, of Watervllle, with
Edward M. Lawrence of Lubcc, a poor
third in the race.
Returns in this special election from
all but a small Island plantation gave:
Peters, 15.106; Pattangall, 14,653; Law
The vote, for president In November
was: Wilson, 14,692; Roosevelt, 13,236;
Moose Vote Falla Off.
The progressive vote showed a falling
off of about 60 per cent front that given
Colonel Roosevelt last November. On tho
other hand the Peters' vote was 108 per
cent greater than the Taft vote, while
tho Pattangall and Wilson vote showed
very little variation.
Mr. Pattangall, the democratic candi
date, gave out the following statement:
"From the returns I should Judge that
Mr. John A. Peters was elected to con
gress from this district by a safe plural
ity. Tho result should not bo construed
as a rebuke to the national administra
tion. It Is wholly to be attributed to
democratic treachery. Because certain
men failed of success in the primaries
they deliberately sacrificed the party In
this election. The democracy of Maine
Is loyal to President Wilson and will
present a. united front in the next four
Gardner Makes Statement.
Halbert P. Gardner, member of the
progressive national committee of Maine,
"The returns Indicate the, election of
John A. Peters in tho Third district. We
bad no money. Lack of funds hampered
the progressive working organization and
prevented proper publicity. It is evident
that the voters of the Third district are
absolutely opposed to the policies of the
WASHINGTON, Sept 9. Returns from
the Malno congressional election were
awaited here with extraordinary interest
by the leaders of all parties. The demo
crats, who had sent Secretary Bryan,
Speaker Champ Clark and othor notable
came that their man was defeated. Pres
ident Wilson waited for the returns until
late in the night.
Graves in Sand,
Then Leaps to Death
CHICAGO, Sept. 9.-Mrs. Walter B
Smith, wlfo of a wealthy slook broker in
Lake Forest, committed suicide In Lake
Michigan today by tying a heavy weight
around her neck and then Jumping from
a pier. Just before ending her life, she
made two little graves In the sand of
the lake shore and decorated each with
flowers. Mrs. Smith was one of the lead'
lng society women of Lake Forest, a
suburb of 'Chicago, She was a daugh
ter of Hiram McCullough, vice president
of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway
TRIPLETS ARE BORN TO
SHENANDOAH, la., Sept 8.-(Bpeclal.)
George H. Jones, cement contractor,
church and lodge worker, is to receive a
testimonial purse of $60 or more from
the Shenendoah ' Commercial club mem
bers the first of the week. Business men
are reaching down In their pockets and
smilingly giving a dollar each to the
fund, for everybody likes Jones and
Jones Is the father of triplets, born Sat
They' are the first triplets In town, and
when Jones was hastily dispatched down
town to purchase clothing for unexpected
babies Nos. 2 and 3 he was obliged to
hold a reception on the street corner.
Business and professional men offered
congratulations and then hunted up the
committee tj contribute their dollato.
Jones himself tells the story this way
"I was sitting out on the front porch
when the doctor came to the door and
handed - the nurse a nice fat little boy
baby. Then he came back with another
little boy, and he grinned and asked me
if I wanted another. I said 'sure and
forgot all about it Thought ho was Jolt
lng me. Presently he came back with a
little girl-baby, and, say 1 Tea, they're
all healthy and the mother is doing well.1
" Jones has three older children.
WEARER OF X-RAY GOWN
FREED BY TUCSON COURT
TUCSON, Ariz., Sept 9. Miss Claire
Simpson's request for a Jury of women
was denied today, when she was placed
on trial In police court for having worn
on the street an X-ray gown, and tho
magistrate acquitted her because he could
not determine whether pink tights worn
beneath the gown were Immodest
Miss Simpson wore pink tights. Her
defense was that they were not as im
proper as the black tights generally em
ployed by wearers of X-ray gowns, which
contrasted sharply with diaphanous drap
eries. Tho court ruled that he was not
an arbiter of dress.
ROADS TO MAKE DEMAND
FOR INCREASE IN RATES
AVASIIlNOTON. Sept ?.-Proposed ad
vances of 5 per cent In freight rates on
all . commodities except grain and coal
will be submitted to the Interstate Com
merce commission about the middle of
next month by the fifty-two railroads
operating in the east.
The proposed changes will be based
upon the present first class rate between
New York and Chicago, the Increase be
ing 5 per cent fiat It 1 understood no
determination has been reached as to
new rates on coal and grain.
ARTHUR SHIELDS TAKEN
ILL WITH POISONING
Arthur Shields, private secretary of
Chief of Police Dunn, was stricken sud
denly while at work in the city halt
yesterday, and was taken to his home at
2i: BInney street where he Is eMd to be
In a serious condition. l lllnocs is be
lieved to be the result of ptomaine
This morning It was reported that
Shields was a'!vt!- ifrorei', and tliat
the trlsU waj ia. jtt'
Sentence of Diggs
and Cammetto Will
Again Be Postponed
SAN FRANCISCO. Cal.. Sent 9.-Maurr
I. Dlggs and F. Drew Camlnettl. con-
vlctcd under tho Mann white slave act.
win not be sentenced tomorrow when
they appear before Judsre William C.
Van Fleet for that purpose If the request
of. Special Assistant Attorney General
Theodore Roche is granted. Roche an
nounced today that he would nsk for a
continuance of both cases until Monday
on the ground that the Harrla-Dlggs caie
of subornation of perjury comes up this
wceK and he wishes to have all thi
cases completed before sentence Is pro
nounced on any of tho trio.
Tho government prosecutors will not
nsk that a charge be pressed ' against
Juror Helster for contempt for saylnir
at the trial that he did not consider
Camlnettl guilty and merely voted so to
save attorney fees for tho culprit's par
The prosecutors point out that public
contempt will bo Heister's punishment
and that a Jury cannot Impeach Its own
verdict, so that the Juror's statement will
not help the defenso to get a new trial.
Large Crowds at
South Dakota Fair
HURON, S. D Sept 9. (Speclal.)-
Everythlng about the opening day of the
South Dakota fair Indicates unlimited
success In every department Every, Inch
of display room In every department Is
filled, and by tho middle of last week
all of tho horse, cattle, swine and sheep
stables wero filled up and no more en
tries were received.
Tho first day attendance Is estimated
at about 1,000 bettor than tho opening day
of 1912, when 12,000 people visited tho
grounds. The concessions department has
let 10 per cent more concessions than at
this time last year, and expects to double
the number of a year ago beforo tho
The hot weather of lost week has
changed and It is clear, breezy and cool,
with indications for a continuation of the
samo kind of weather.
The machinery exhibit and traction
iplowing display are two of the biggest
features on the grounds.
The results of Monday's races follows
2:20 Trot Purse tl.000 Merlo Mc. IIiutIh
of Sturgeon, Mo., first; Edna May, Cam
eron of Alto, la., second; Don Alrbo,
Jackson of Mason Cltv. Ia.. third: TVmn-
tross, Allen of Marlon, la., fourth. Tlmo
2:30 Pace. Purse J500 Ranee Girl. Know
len of Brltton, S. D., first; Manilla M.,
Betts of Shellrock, S. D., second; Kath
ryne Struvo, Allen of Marlon, In., third;
Leuowstone. 'inaner or isieii. iseo.. roinn
2:17 I'aoe, I'urce 000 Dakota Prince,
Mathews of Flandroau. first: Doxter 8..
Pettis of Platte, and Redraus, Byron of
tsoioy amaoa second ana third: Laural
Hal, Byron of Selby and Idol, Betts of
Shellrock. Ia., divided fourth. Time 2:14Vi.
iiour tf-uriong uasn, rurse jiw citadel
first; Yankee Pool second; Sliver Leaf
tntra; ljiora r uxjurth. Time, fifty- one
Hot Springs Fire
Loss Two Millions
HOT SPRINGS, Ark., Sept. 9-Accovd-lng
to a statement made public here to
day by J. S. Speed, manager of the Ar
kansas actuary burean, the property loss
In the recent great fire was 32,260,000.
with the insurance loss placed at 31,500,
000. Thirty-two and one-half blocks were
burned, Including 618 buildings. Of these
eighty-three were brick, twelve brick
veneered and 423 frame.
The report places blame for the rapid
spread of the flames on poor building
construction, Inefficient water system.
poor fire fighting equipment as com par oil
with standard recommendations and
MILITIA PREVENTS CLASH
OF RIVAL AMAZONS
CALUMET, Mich., Sopt. 9. National
guardsmen and deputies were called on
today to prevent a clash between rival
bands of women partisans in the copper
miners strike. Belligerent Amazons,
many Of them armed with clubs and
stones and representing on the ono hand
the non-union workmen and on the other
the members of the Western Federation
of Miners, crowded the stroets of Yel
low Jacket, a part of Calumet township,
and threatened each other.
Renewed reports that the federation
funds wero running low wero denied by
union officials. They stated that the
organization was prepared to care for
the strikers and that two boat loads of
flour and one of coal were on the way
to Hancock, consigned to the union.
Harry Sallee has a big cash bonus com
ing as a rewnrd for tolling so hard ,for
the Cardinals this season. He has been
the only consistent pitcher on the team
outside of a half a dozen consistent
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Mr. Anna K. Sorenson.
BUTTK, Mont, Sept 9. (Special Tele
gram.) Mrs. Anna K. Sorenson, ogod S9
years, died yesterday afternoon at the
horn of her son, Alfred Sorenson, follow
ing a brief Illness. Mrs. Sorenson came
from Omaha a few weeks ago to visit
with her son. She was one of the pio
neers of Omaha, having gone there In
1S67, Three children survive her, two
daughters, Mrs. Keason and Miss Dag
mar Sorenson of Omaha and Alfred Sor
enson of this city.
Tho body will bo taken to Omaha over
the Burlington for interment accom
panied by Miss Sorenson.
Mrs. Sorenson resided at 3511 Dodge
WANT OMAHA REPRESENTED
AT GOOD ROADS CONGRESS
Mayor Dahlman has been requested by
Hon. Logan Waller Page, president of
tho American Road congress and director
of the United States office of publlo
roads, to name three delegates to attend
tho sessions of the congress at Detroit
during the week of September 29 as the
representatives of the city. Twenty-
eight organizations are taking part in the
congress under the leadership of the
American Highway association and the
American Automobile association.
TO START FROM ST. PAOL
TO WARSAW ON STRETCHER
ST. PAUL, Sept 9. In a desperate
endeavor once mora to seo his mother
and home In tho fatherlr.nd, Mike
Wasuck, a 19-year old Pcll.w boy suffer
ing from a broken back and limbs, will
leave here Saturday for Warsaw. The
lad will make the long trip by lanJ and
sea on a stretcher, accompanied by Miss
Lydla Keller, superintendent of a hospi
tal, whero for thirteen months ne has
been helpless. Doctors are doubtful
whether he can stand tho trip.
New Denn for Iovra Dental College.
IOWA CITY, Ia., Sept. S.-(SpecIal.)-
The significance of the notion of the
State Board of Education In holding up
appointments to the faculty of the Dental
college at the (State university here be
came clear today when Dr. Thomas J.
McLornon of Philadelphia was . named
dean of the collego at -n meeting of the
faculty committee of the board. Dr. Mc-
Lemon will succeed Dr. William Suits
Hosford, who has held the position for
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hair. Our grandmother made up a mix
ture of Sage Tea and Sulphur to keep
her locks dark and beautiful, and thou
sands of women and men, who value that
even color, that beautiful dark shade of
hair which Is so attractive, use only this
Nowadays we get this famous mixture
by asking at any drug etoro for a 51
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Nebraska Buick Auto Company,
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Cadillac Company of Omaha, :
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Freeland Auto Company, a ll MAKES (Seconds)
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OVERLAND 2020 Farnam Street.
Van Brunt Automobile Company, "TIRESTONE ; '.
2010 Farnam St., Omaha. 18-20-22 4th St., Council Bluffs. H Firestone Tire & Rubber Co.,
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