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CRIME TO SIGNHIS OWN NAME
J. D. Korth Cashes Money Order In
tended for Another of Same Name.
LAW HEADS , VERY STRICTLY
"Would Pnnlih Snch an Offense rrlth
Pflion Term Up to Fire Year
In Addition to InfllclliiK
J. D. North, who was arrested in Den
ver and brought to Omaha lost week by
federal authorities on a charge ot forg
ing a postal money order, may go to
the penitentiary for rlgnlng his own
According to the authorities who have
had chargo of the case, J. D. Korth wai
employed jls an extra fireman on the
Burlington, running out of Alliance, Neb.
When he received a letter addressed to
John North, but Intended for another
man. North is alleged to' havo kept a
money order, which the letter contained,
and later cashed It at Ravenna. Though
he secured but 115 through the forgery,
he i liable to receive a penitentiary sen
tence ot not more than five yearn, or
a fine ot not more than J3.000, It ho is
fpupd guilty ot the offense with which
he is charged.
In spite ot a popular opinion to the
contrary, the law makes it an offense
for ono to recetvo mall and open It,
when that individual knows that it Is
intended for another person, though the
name ot the addressee and the name
ot the person who receives such a letter
bo Identically tho same.
It is said that North was known as
John North to his associates, hut the
fact that tho money, order waa not In
tended for him does not excuse his cash
ing the money order under that name,
when it was Intended for another person
ot the soma name and at the same ad
dress at Alliance. Neb. North Is alleged
to have committed the offense on Novem
ber1 11. He was arrested at Denver on
February 9 and returned to tho officers
hro last wee I;.
INCOME FROM CORPORATIONS
EXEMPT UP TO $20,000
Itosa It. Hammond, coltector of Internal
revenue, has received a new decision of
the commissioner of Internal revenue,
relative to tho exclusion of income de
rived from dividends or net earnings of
corporations, Joint stock companies or
associations and insurance con pantes by
persons subject to the normal tax only,
in computing their net income for the
"You are Informed that returns of In
dividuals, when such individuals are
subject to the normal tax only, need not
include the income derived from the
dividends or net earnings referred to
above (corporations and stock com
panies). When individuals are subject to
the additional tax, such incline derived
from said dividends or net earnings
must be shown on the return.
"Persons having an annual net In
come of J3.000 or more, including tho in
come derived from dividends or not
earnings of corporations, etc., but whoso
total net Income is less than $20,000, and
whose net Income, excluslvo of tho In
come derived from dividends or not
earnings of such corporations, etc., is
inn than $3,000 for the taxable year
j&WO for the year 1913), shall not be re
linked tQ-maUe.a return of annual net
Jqeome." -. '
Jjirou are also, advfsed that Interest on
bonds which become ' due-'and payable
April 1 and October 1, 1S1J, must be re
turned entirely as Income fop the tax
able year 1913.
"Dividends that become due and pay
able In January, 1914, must bo returned
as income for tho year 19H, for' the pur
pose of tho additional tax, but a person
subjejet to the normal tax only is not re
quired to include dividend of a corpora
tion when making his return."
CLARENCE RISLEY ADMITS
BEING CALLED MME. RISLEY
Clarence TUsley, son ot Mrs. Nellie
Paul, who la suing Arthur Drandels for
IK0.000 In District Judge Day's court,
waa on the stand for examination and
cross-examination to explain evldenco
which has been brought out during the
last two weeks. He admitted that he
had" been called "Madam RIsley" against
his own desire, but denied that ho had
been called "Tho Queen from Omaha."
Rlsey said he had been drunk when
he had written a compromising letter
dated at Lincoln, and In reply ti further
questions announced that he always had
been able to get a drink, In Lincoln when
he desired one.
''A. negro porter formerly employed at
the Empress theater testified that he had
seen RIsley in compromising positions
some time before IUey, became ac
quainted with Mr. Brandels.
,U, P. EXEPCTS TO FINISH
DOUBLE TRACK THIS YEAR
General Manager Ware and Chief En
gineer Huntley of the Union Paclflo
have gone out on a tour of Inspection of
the company lines. Their report upon
their return, It is said, will have much
to do' with the work that will bo done
during the summer In everything ex
cept maintenance of vay.
As matters are lined up at this time,
it Is said that but little, If anything, will
bo done during the summer of 1914 cy
the Union Pacific in tho construction of
new lines. However, it is expected that
the double tracking of the main line will
be completed during tho year and thrjt
all ot the needed betterments along the
'line will be made.
iTWO. FEROCIOUSLY MAD
DOGS SHOT BY OFFICER
Two ferociously mad dogs were killed
this morning at Forty-seventh and Mar
tha streets by Officer Oeorge Emery,
Word reached police headquarters that
tho brutes were terrorizing the neighbor
hood and were snarling and snapping at
imaalnary objects. Fortunately the en
tire locality was alarmed In time and
children were kept off of the street m
til the dogs were shot
No Tango at Annual
Preparations for the entertainment of
the postofflce employes at tho annual
ball have been completed tinder the direc
tion ot the Postofflce Clerks' associa
tion, of which P. J. Mcdovorn Is presi
dent. Tho ball will bo given at Cham
bers' academy on Saturday evening.
February tl, and a special orchestra
will furnish music for tho affair. The
tango and other new tinner a whtfh horn
no yet been thoroughly approved by
the most ciltical, are to be omitted
from tho program at the dance ot the
postofflce employes this year
Advent of Fire Truck
Over thirty volunteer firemen of Dun
dee met at the town hall Tuesday oVo-
nlng, received instructions In fire fight
ing', inspected the new auto fire truck
and enjoyed a hot lunch of welnlcs, coffeo
and other good things prepared by tho
women ot the village. Chief Al Living
stone and Assistant Chief It. I. Dunlap
had charge of the meeting and are en
thusiastic over the organization and tho
CONTRACTS FOR PAVING
IN DUNDEE ARE AWARDED
Twenty-two blocks of asphalt paving
contracts have been let in Dundee. One
block on Cuming street, near tho city
JimlU, will bo paved with brick. Tho
weBt halt of Forty-eighth Btrcet, front
Farnam to Underwood avenue, will bo
paved by Dundee, the city of Omaha
paving the east half. Happy Hollow, be
tween Dodge and Chicago and Fifty-sec
ond street and tho boulevard, aro among
the streets to bo paved. Cuming will bo
paved between Forty-eighth and Fiftieth
streets, and Forty-ninth from Burt to
Cuming, and tforty-nlnth avenue from
Cuming to Izard will also bo paved.
ANDERSON SEEKS EXHIBITS
FOR PANAMA EXPOSITION
In an effort to secure exhibits from
Omaha and tho state at tho San Fran
cisco exposition in 1915, 1,. C. Anderson la
in tho city, calling upon business men
He is registered at Hotel Rome, and
started out by securing Rome Miller's
endorsement of a project for Gate City
and Cornhuskor stato representation at
tho exposition. He will be here a number
Of days. ,i
SAVIDGE WANTS JUDGE TO
PREACH TO PRISONERS
Rev. Charles W. Hnvldc-e nnninrm1 In
police court and Informed Judge Foster
that lie should preach a brief sermon to
every man arraigned, or before court
should gather tho prisoners in the bull
pen and administer the sermon. Judgo
Foster agreed with Mm, but informed
tho minister that according to tho lawn
of the state ho was a police Judge and not
a minister, hence the difficulty.
MOTHER OF CITY CLERK IS
IN A SERIOUS CONDITION
Mrs. Margaret "FJynn, mother of the
city clerk, la In a, serious condition and
physicians say she cannot live. Her
husband died in December. She Is tho
mother of nine children, only two .of
Whom ' are living, Thomas J., the city
clerk, and Lawrence Flynn.
MUST HAYE FIRE ESCAPES
Inspeotor Morris Orders that
Thousand Be Installed.
I VIOLATE THE LAW OF THE STATE
lltthcr Antomntlo Ulrvntnrs or
Knotted Fire Kacniie Unpen
MuM lie Plncril In the
One thousand, new fire escapes must
he Installed In CHnaha hotels, under the
ordwr of City Fire Inspector ld Morris,
who has reported to his chief, Commis
sioner C. H. Wlthnell. that hotels arc
violating the state nfty law.
Klther automatic elevatora or knotted
flro escape ropos must be placed In tho
following numbers at these hostelrles:
Paxton 60 to T5 Vienna ...
Rome W to "& Wellington
llonshaw ...30 to 40 Mnrrlnm...
Y. M. C. A..
20 lluchelora ...
j Clialham ....
10 Neville about
IS Flomar and
13 Annex M
15 Hanford 1
13 Family (18th &
10 Nicholas. .about 35
H MllUrd ...
10 Bchlttz ....
10 Grand ....
t Carlton ...
T Hurncy ...
21 Flatlron ..
'3 Ucr Grand
Slnco Motrls Inspected theso hotels
some of them havo complied with tho
law, but tho majority havo not the full
number ot fire escapes required by law,
according to Commissioner Wlthnell.
Five Drivers from
Europe Enter for
INDIANAPOLIS, lnd Feb. lg.-Flve
automobile racing drivers, tho pick ot
Europe, sent In their entries today for
tho fourth annual COO-mlle race to be held
at tho Indianapolis motor speedway next
Memorial day. The pilots are Jules
Goux, who won tho raco last year; Chas
sagne, who holds about half of the rac
ing records ot England; Bcrlott, Chris
tltns and Guyot. Twelve racers havo en
tered thus far and It is expected at least
forty' cars will start In the race.
Key to tho Situation Beo Advertising-.
MUST BE STRICT WITH
Ten citv health Inspectors were sum
moned boforo Police Commissioner A. G.
l.ti .taI nt-iA ItiatrlmttfM tn ffnfnrro hpnllh
regulations to tho letter. Tho Inspectors
are to report to the office each morning
for a few days for instructions.
IS T0JBE THE TITLE
''Go-to-Church Campaign" was do-'
cided upon 1 yestorday by tho com
mittee aa the official name ot the move
ment to Increase atendanco at churches,
and tho broadest possible lines were de
cided upon for the campaign, in order
that Protestants, Catholics, Jews, Ad
ventlsts and members of all other creeds
and religions may bo included In the ef
fort to enlarge the field and influenco of
A largo committee ot church workers
gathered at the Young Men's Christian
association for tho first meeting, to fur
ther outllno the plans for tho movement
started by the Church Federation and the
Omaha Minister) .association. Efforts ot
a few ministers to narrow tho movement
to lncludo only Protestants wero vigor
ously voted down and as a result tho co.
operation of nil churches and beliefs will
be eqeured, It is thought.
Sunday, March -9, had been set for tho
beginning of tho campaign, but in order
to accommodato all religions, somo of
Which observe noma other day than Sun
day as the holy or church day, It was
decided to havo the last church, day of
March as tho opening day. Thusy Satur
day, , March 28, will bo observed by tho
Hebrew and Adventlat congregations,
which are Joining In tho movement.
Many of the collections to bo taken in
churchea soon will bo used In financing
the advertising campaign to be adopted
In promoting the movement.
Tens of Thousands
Want a Six Like This
Tho HUDSON Six-40 is the first Six in America
of offer theso things to enr buyers:
A Iilgh-Kriulo HI which miilci bells any conipuinlilo
A Six willed iimlcrwelplis nil KoMrf of equal nie anil
A 81 which iilioWN lens opcrntlvo cost than Foiirs of
Uko capacity. t
This Six-40 weighs 2,980 pounds certified rnihvuy
weight. That ib 400 pounds less thun our lust year's
Four the HUDSON "37." It consumes ono-fourth
less fuol under same conditions. Aud compared with
othor Fours anywh ore near in this class the difference
is as groat or groatcr.
NOTE WHAT THIS MEANS
Here is a Six-40 with' the now stream-lino body
handsomer than any Four on the markot today.
It is designed by Howard E. Coffin, who for many
years had held first rank among automobile engineers.
It conies' from a factory which is among the
world's largest builders of Sixes, the factory which
builds tho HUDSON Six-5H which last year outsold
any other Six ever built.
The HUDSON Six-54
It haw a 1-tf-liuii wllcolliuo
Tho truo Mtrcnmlluo botly ' ',
Two (llsappcurliiir tonnonu fcat '' J ' )
(insollno tank In tho cowl dnli- , f
"Ono-Mnn" Pmtiiwoto lop. ' .
Onlck mlJuMnblo nlilo curtains enirleu In enyeJopo In I
tho top, Invisible, ami without litterfervuco with pas
The extra tires are carried ahead of the front doox'.
Every device and feature accords with tho latest prac
tice. It has tho Dqlco patented system, of. elcctrio
startor and. lights Headlights have dimming attach
ment. , ' , '
' And this car sells for $1,750 f. ol) Detroit. t
, . IT$ ENORMOUS FHiiM) ' ' .V ..
Tons of thousands of men have, oyory,year, paid
more than this price for Fours. Now 'c'ohies a ,Six-40
of tho highest grade, at a Buudler price, with lesser
weight and lowor operative cost.
Down to this class, Sixes already liavo wqn the
field from Fours. Can anyone think that Fours in this
class can compoto with this new Six40?
The evidence is that thoy can't. Tho denfundfor
this new car is breaking all HUDSON rerdl.V " j
This car offers dealers a great oppQrtuniv"Ploaso
write us about it. . . ' (
I want all livo dealers to got our proposition. . -'l
" A Sovon-PassengoV Touring Oar; $2(250 f. o. b. Detroit.
GUY L. SMITH, Distributor;
2563-65-67 Farnam Street
Space 16 at Omaha Auto Show
"alt Vr J T 1 HAVEN'T READ ALL OF THE NEWS
I JU 'TIL YOU READ THE WANT ADS
Ideal music lessons for your
children hearing the world's
best music on the Victrola.
Victrola VI, $25
TIm followlag Omali kb4 OoubcU Blnlfa dealers carry complete
Utuw of VIOTOR VJOTIWJJJAS, and aU tne late victor itecoroa m
fat ac timed. You are cordlaUy Invited to inspect tho atocka at
any of the establishments :
You fcnve Mmiio
Whea you buy Foley's Honey and Tar
Compound becauie Just a few does stops
the couch and heals the cold, ono bottle
Jasts a' lone time, and the last dose is
aa good aa the first, airs. S. 8. S., 3)
Van Burtn St.. Kingston, N. Y.. says:
"Father had lasrippa and his cough was
something terrible and he could not sleep.
Foley's Honey and Tar not only stopped
his cougblntr. but It, brought my voice
back to me after a severe case of bron
chitis and laryngitis." For sale by all
Cealers evcryNqhcre. Advertisement
Key to the Sltiffton-Bee Advertising.
1311-1313 Farnun Street. OMAHA, NEB.
Victor Department on Main Floor
Cor. 15th and r,l f
Harney, Omaha IVOK ML
This r wonderful in
strument educates, as
well as entertains.
There are Victor and
Victrola in great variety of
styles from $10 to $200
hear them at any Victor
Victor Talking Machine Co.
Camden, N. J.
Gao. E. Mickel. Mgr.
Talking Machine Department
in the Pompeian Room
A. Hospe Co.
1513-15 Douglas St., Omaha, and
407 West Broadway, Council Bluffs
Cor. 16th and Harney St
HHBlRBI BBMHy IM 'BafsssssssBal
Victrola XVI, $200
Mahogany or oak