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THE BEE: OMAHA, "WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1013.
HURD .RETIRES FROM PMCE
Chief Engineer in Physical Valua
tion Department Leaves Job,
GERBER WILL TAKE HIS PLACE
CJrpnlr Shnr- of Work Ilono lr
ThU Drpnrtment lln rircn fnr
'rlril in Completion Mr. R
ClIpprnRrr 1 Urnd.
(From a Slnff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Nov. lS.-(Speclal. etrtn
nlnR with the first of this month change
In the physical valuation department of
the railway commission went Into effect.
K. C. Hurd. who has been chief cnplneer
since the organization of the commission,
was expecteiL to retire at this time but
unfinished business has caused him to
stay over for a few days.
With the retirement of Mr. Hurd. C. It.
Gefrber, the principal assistant, was pro
mote'll to the place formerly .filled by Mr
HUM, at a salary of tiOW per year. This
Is 1,8D0 less than was paid Mr. Hurd and
a, ralre of tX.0 over the salary he formerly
rccctved .as aeslstant..
K. J. Kates, the mechanical statistician,
Is promoted to assistant engineer and
his salary raised from J2.100 to 12,700. Guy
Barnes, assistant engineer, gets a raise
from J100 to 5)12.30.
This makes a saving In the salary
budget of the physical valuation depart
ment of the railway commission of
The couse of the retirement of Mr.
Hurd wab for the reason that the work
of physical valuation of corporations
which have been under his jurisdiction
for a long time Is practically completed
and thcro wrs no need of a hlgh-prlccd
man n fill's ability, though It Is conceded
that his successor, Mr. Gerber, Is emi
nently fitted for tho position and well
qualified to carry on tho work.
.m Attrition Cn in pit
Nebrapka Is to have a ne wavlatlon
company, the McCabe Aviation company
of Lexington having filed application
with tho blue sky department of tho rail
way commission for permission to sell
stock In the company.
The corporate Btock of the company
Is given as $100,000, though but J1.500 of It
is to be sold at this time. Tho company
desires to issue tho smaller amount to
merchants of the town who arc putting
up tho money necessary to build the first
Tho officers of the company are; John
1'. Ku.tr, president; I. E. McCabe, the In
ntor, Is vice president; I. J. Nlscly, sec
retary; F. L, Temple, treasurer.
Payment from llnox Count)',
fcjtute Auditor Howard received a check
for 2W from County Clerk J. V. Alex
ander' of llayes county today as partial
paymtnt on the, bill duo the state for
taking care of iriBano patients. Mr. Alex
ander stated' that the payment of the
fund hit tho county pretty hard, as they
had two or three failures of crops there
and had just finished a murder trial
which depleted the treasury of the
county.. He hoped to be able, to send the
balance later. The total amount due the
state from the county Is $1,007.
1Vwpprr Cane Appealed.
The 'Omaha Tfcws Publishing cornpany
has appealed from a judgment secured by
AW D.v hule In tho Douglas county dis
trict court against the paper for dam
ages In the sum of $1,000. 1
Airs. C'llnpeuKor Head.. ,
State Superintendent Delzell received a
messago this morning announcing that
Mrs. Cllppenger, wife of E. Cllppenger,
n member of the executive committee of
the State Teachers' association and prin
cipal of the Sutton schools, died this
Placek on War Path
Over Proposed Rate
(From n Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Nov. 18.-(SpeclaJ.)-8enator
U. H. Placek of Wahoo came to tho state
house this afternoon with blood In his
ye, looking for the railway commission.
The' senator Is tar from pleased with
the proposed changes of tho commission
,relHtlve to freight rates, and says it Is
unfair to discriminate against his home
town of Wahoo by the making of a rate
10 per cent higher than that of Lincoln,
Hastings and other towns. "It will raise
hobs with me." said he, "If I have got
to pay 10 per cent higher rates than othei
towns competing against me In my busl
ness. Last year I paid out over H 3,(03
lu freight-charges and I can't stand any
more, I can't see why Wahoo is nol
entitled to be one of the chosen twelve
to be given special rates as well as Hast
ings, Plattsmnuth or some of the rest of
Notes from Beatrice
and Gage County
I1KATIUCB, Neb.. Nov. 1S.-lSpeclal)-Adolphus
Hay. an old Gage county boy
mid a member of the old fighting First
Nehrasks. during the Spanlsh-Amerlcnn
war, who was .reported to have died In-
San Francisco about n year ago, turned
up alive and well the other day at the
home of his sister, Mrs. Clarence Rich
ards, In this city, lie has gone to work
on a. farm .near llluo Springs, where he
lived when a boy.
The Injunction case of Lewis Fink of
Wymore against Fred D. Harms, who
resides near that place, wos called Mon
day and continued to December 1. Th"
restraining order mill continue In effect
until that time. Harms Is a tenant on
Fink's farm and the latter asked for an
Injunction to keep htm from disposing of
gtoln, etc., alleged to be tho property of
C. A. lloff of West Beatrice fell from
a ladder at his home and broke his arm.
Hev. C. K. Stevens Sunday night began
a series of evangelistic meetings at the
Christian church and large crowds are
attending each evening Prof. Tuttlo has
been engaged to take charge of the music
during the meetings.
Thomas A. Allen, live stock agent for
the Chicago & Great Wcstorn railroad at
South Omaha, met with the Commercial
club directors Monday evening, being
among others considered for the secre
tkryshlp of the local organization. No
definite action was taken by the directors.
Issue Straight One;1
(From a Staft Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Nov. 18.-(Spcc!al.)-Only the
names of Kate Mcllugh and A. O.
Thomas will appear on the ballot to bo
voted for by the teachers of Nebraska In
tho sclectton of a president of the Stato
Such is the result of the meeting held
yesterday, which completed tho action of
the committee after n consultation wlih
the candidates last night.
Threo blank, lines with the word "rc
slgned" will be printed on the ballot In
the place of the three candidates. Chan
cellor Avciy, O. K. Bowen and Alice
Florer, who sent In their resignations.
A blank line will also be printed In the
same manner to tako tho pluce of the
name of A. H. Watcrhouso as a candi
date for vlco president, as ho has sig
nified his Intention not to run.
There will also bo a place on the ballot
to vote for tho tlmo for holding the next
convention and the names of Omaha and
Lincoln as a choice for the convention.
AND MARKET AT NELSON
NELSON, Neb.. -Now lS.-(PpecIal,-Nclion's
big market day and the Nuck
oll's County Farmers' Institute brought to
this place on Saturday one of the largest
crowds ever gathered here. L. J. Leonard
of Pawnee, J. W. Dawson and Mrs. Emma
It. Davlsson of Lincoln were the speakers,
Mrs. Davlsson held a separate session at
the Presbyterian church In connection
with the women's clubs. The men spoke
from an nulombblle In tho public square
In tho afternoon 'and at the court hous
In the evening. The county corn growing
contest was also held here under the su".
pefvlslon of the county superintendent.
The market day was a big success and
everybody was happy. Tho merchants
leased tlite Elite theater for the afternoon
and the people were given free admission.
These market days have been the means
of building up a friendly feeling between
qur merchants and the tributary coun
try and there Is growing out of It a mu
tral community co-opcratlon that Is grati
fying to all concerned.
VICTIM OF AUTOMOBILE
ACCIDENT GIVEN VERDICT
NOUTII PLATTE, Neb.. Nov. 18.-(Spe-clal.)
At 9 o'clock yesterday morning the
Jury returned their sealed verdict Into
court In the case of Aevld Norgreerf
against Harry Dixon, finding In favor of
the n'aln.'ff and awarding him $750. In
j this case tho plaintiff sued for JIM'S for
damages which he alleges ho sustained
In n collision with the defendant's auto-
mohle. The plaintiff claimed that he was
In a buggy with two paseengers driving
south on Locust street hi this city and
that the defendant was driving north on
this street ami turned to the wrong shlc
of the road and caused his buggy to be
upset and the plaintiff to be permanently
Injured In his left arm. The trial lasted
nil of Friday and Saturday and a verdict
was agreed to at 11 o'clock Saturday
At the beginning of this term of court
there were a good tiumbrr of Jury cases,
but settlements ueio made lu n number
and there being no further oases ready
for trial at this time, the Jury was ex
The case of Jacob West against the
Union Pacific Railroad company and
Rose Johnson against the Rush Mercan
tile company were both settled by the
defendants confessing Judgment for an
Called inMelroy Case
HEAVER CITY, Neb., Nov. lS.-(Kpe-clal
Tclegram.)-Thcl rlat of Gluver Mel
roy was .commenced ln district court this
morning. Ho Is charged with the murder
of his father, n prominent farmer mar
Edison, on July II. Melroy was shot In
tho back with a load from R shotgun
after he hnd threatened his family.
The regular Jury panel of twenty-four
was exhausted and summons were Issued
for talesmen. A surprise of the defense
was the request that the selection of the
talesmen he taken out of tho hands of
the sheriff and given to the coroner, the
former having been very active In secur
ing evidence and witnesses.
The court room wa crowded when
court adjourned early In tho afternoon
until Wednesday morning, n large num
ber being women.
The defense l that tho elder
Melroy had threatened the whole
family and that ho had struck
young Melroy's wlfo with a flatlron. That
he had nlso threatened tho elder Mrs.
Melroy, his wife. Tho prosecution has It
that Melroy wns shot In tho back and
was left to die a rod or two from the
house and that ho dragged h!s wounded
body to the telephone In tho house to
summon medical nsslrtancc. The trial
comes up this week In district court.
OMAHA DEALERS PAY LESS
FOR MILK THAN LINCOLN
(From a' Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN, Neb., Nov. 18,-(8peclal.)
"There Is no reason," said Food Com
missioner Herman today, "why the peo
ple of Omaha should not have good
creain and milk. The dealers In that
city pay less for tho milk than the deal
ers In Lincoln and get moro for It at
retail. I am having no trouble In Lin
coln with the milk 'and cream people and
I propose to see that Omaha people get
what they pay for,"
rcrslBtent Advertising Is the Road to
to "Inspect Guard
(From a Staff Correspondent.!
LINC01.N. Neb.. Nov, 1C-(Selal.)-Tho
annual Inspection of tho Nebraska
National Guard beitnn Monday night with
the Inspection of Company 11 of the Fifth
Infantry at Nebraska City. General Hall
Is doing the Inspection personally with
the Idea of getting a bettor line" on the
eompanlofi than If It were loft to some
Nrn Xotcn of Ord.
ORD, Neb, Nov. IF. CSncchil T'--i-' "
One hundred And twenty Ord men and
women sat down to 4 he annual dlnnor
of the Ord Commercial dub In tho par
lors of tho new Melhoillst Episcopal
church. Horace M. Davis officiated lis
tonst'maMcr afd responses were made by
Rev, A. M. Chamberlain, "Merchants and
Ministers;" Mayor Work. "Municipal
Affairs;" Judge J. R. llaniw, "Co-odro-tlon;"
Mrs. F. D. Haldenian. "Ord
and Its Clubs." and President Ross L.
Hammond of tho stnto federation of
Commercial Club!1. "Country nnd Town."
The "get together" spirit Is now to the
"wot king together" point and the busi
ness Interests of tho town are more
harmonious than for years btforc.
Tho second week of Jury work In dis
trict court has begun. A case of pmtlcu
lar Interest Is that of a local church
suing W. W. Haskell, a wealthy member,
for n $1,000 contribution to the building
Farmers report the loss of many cattle
and home horses from feeding on freshly
husked corn fields.
(irnftoii Voir School llnniM,
GRAFTON, Neb., Nov. lS.-(8peclnl.) -School
bonds to tho amount of 120,009 car
rled hero by a vote of 118 to 12 The
district already hos $10,000 on hand for
j Wonderful restorations to health
follow the use of
Duffy's Puro Malt Whiskey
'everywhere. This most valuable tonic-
stimulant will bring you perfect health
j and happiness. Try it.
One of tho lhany exceptional
values made possible by our
"earlot" buying. This bed
has a 2V-in. post, heavy 1
in. fillers; comes in satin fin
ish, full or . sizes 19.50
A FEW OF THE MANY OTHER SPECIAL VALUES
$22.50 Brass Bed, full size, satin finish, 2-in. posts. $15.00
$21.00 Toilet Table, bird's-eye maplo $15.00,,
$34.00 Chiffonier, white enamel, largo mirror $24.00
$60.00 Poster Bed, solid mahogany, full or 3-ft. 3-ln. olzo.. $42,50
$30.00 Toilet Table, mahogany, poster design...., $20.00
$38.00 Sofa, mahogany frame, seat and back denim upholstered,
$36.00 Arm Rocker or Chair, upholstered In genuine red
morocco leather 25.00
$38.00 Bookcase, golden oak, 2 glass doors, niasslvo colonial
design i S27.00
Orchard ? Wilhelm Co.
MOVE MADE TO ENFORCE
ALBERT LAW AT NORFOLK
MADISON, Neb., Nov. IS. (Special.
A suit to enforce the Albert law was
filed In district court late Saturday eve
nine against Robert Hatlike of Norfolk
charting him with having leased his
premises for Immoral purposes, and ask
ing: for an order and decree perpetually
restraining the owner from further leas
ing said premises for such purposes, and
In the event that such assessor neglects
ordering tho sale as required by law of
the furnishings and fixtures now Installed
In the house, and further assessing a tax
of $0 against such premises, the same
to be mode by the township assessor, and
or falls to make such assessment that the
same- be made by the sheriff of Madison
county and the return thereof be made
as required by law.
Ruby White, who with three other wo
men had been living In the house, plead? 1
guilty Monday to conducting a resort
was fined JX. The chaises against the
other women were dismissed.
Women Hart In Uprt.
STEMA, Neb., Nov. 18. (Speclal.)-suii-day
afternoon an automobile containing
Mr. and Mrs. John Hengen of Oklahoma,
Mrs. M. Bacon and daughter, Muriel
aged 3 years, and Miss Edna Weddle of
Stella, turned over two miles west of
Verdun. " The accident was caused by a
rear tire corning off. Mrs. Hengen sus
tained a broken arm, the bones pro
truding through the flesh. Mrs. Bacon
had the right wrist broken, bltof( the
end of her tongue and also bad her face
ludly bruised. Miss Weddle also sus
tatned a broken arm. After the accident
Muriel fainted and her mother, In spite
of her injuries, ran with her to a farm
he use half a mile distant. The llttU
thlld waa not Injured In the least, how
eer The victims were taken to a hot'i
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A genuine Carr's Melton, solid silk lined, with velvet collar,
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Overcoats for Street and Motor wear, fancy mixtures, but
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The balance oa
the piano. iPT-
hie 1 dollar and 25 cent, weekly.
The balance on the plarer-piano
h parable 2 dollar wetl
ThU gWea you
19S week time in
trhlch to pay (or
the piano or the
puts the player-piano In
your home the same as Hie
piano fake your choice
1 mbb.. There is no cash payment to be made in
VJLF l'k buying under this plnn. Tho terms under thifl
five cents a week, if you decide upon a-piano,
or Jtxvo dollars a week if you decide upon
a player-piano. Or, putting it another way
you nro privileged to tako one hundred and
ninety-fivo weeks (three years and nino
months) to pny for your instrument, it mat
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