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Tax Commission Questions.
YOUTHFUL ROBBERS IN PRISON
rng Ilii)" from Sontlnliluf f llff Cnrc
In Which tn Store the Loot of
Their Kxpt-riltliinfi Abont
f the Country.
(Prom n Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, March 23.-(Spcclal.)-County
clerks are not making themselves very
populnr with the members of the -tax
comm'.'islon which Is trying to Rather
data from which they can make a report
to the next legislature.
Some time ago blanks were sent out to
the different clerks asking them to fur
nish the commission with facts as to
several things wanted by the commission,
but up" to date only ten have replied and
ihey refuse to Rive the Information claim
ing It would recelvo no benefit. County
treasurers seem to be moro accommodat
ing and have responded fairly well so
that the commission believes they will
be able to furnish an Intelligent report
from that some?, though they will be
compelled to seek the Information wanted
from tho county clerks In some other
llobbery In Knrnest.
1 O. aron, sheriff of Scott's Uluff
county came to Lincoln today bringing
Mlko Jubal, a 19-year-old lad, and Lewis
Mantlsh, a young man of 20 to tho peni
tentiary to serve terms for robbing
freight cars at Scott's Bluff,
ho lads atr old offenders, both of them
having served time In the Boys' Industrial
school In Colorado, having been sent to
that Institution at two different times.
The boys expected to do quite a business
In the burglary lino having begun ho
digging of a cave In the hills near Scott's
Bluff, where they expected to put their
loot and establish headquarters.
New Company Formed,
Tho International company Is the nam
of a now corporation In Omaha, which
expects to do a general real estate and
loan business. The company Is Incor
porated for !0,000. C. W. Sears and H.
G. Boesch are the Incorporators.
Convict Ward Dead.
Charles Ward, serving an indeterminate
fsentenc at the state penitentiary, died at
that Institution las night of tuberculosis.
3Ie was years or age and has suffered
with the discaso for several years.
Fanners' Union Stnyn Out.
According to C. II. Gustafeon, president
of tho Farmers' union, that organization
will take no part In politics this year,
although Mr. Gustafson has been men
tioned ns a" possible candidate for the
nomination for governor on tho republican
ticket. While the organization will take
no part as a body, Mr. Gustafson sayj
that tho members will cut considerable Ice
wlnn it comes to selecting the candidates.
HASTINGS. Neb., March 23.-(Speclil
Telegram.) founty Attorney Don C.
Fouls was attacked In his office today
by Street Commissioner Cal Drolbelbls,
who knocked him out of his chair und
was raining blows upon him when pulled
off by Mrs. M. It. Kmbosson, the office
stenographer, who ejected him from tho
office. Mr. Fouts face was cut in sev
eral plaoiR and one rtt was broken. He
is under a doctor's care and It Is thought
has suffered internal Injuries. This after
noon ho was kept under tho Influence of
Following the altercation Chief of Po
llco Harm, before a complaint had been
filed, relieved Drelbclbls of his special
potlco star and a few minutes later
Drelbclbls was attacked on the street by
James C. McClecry. ex-Adams county
theriff and brother-in-law of Fouts.
Drelbelbls emerged with a badly brulscjl
face while McClcery received only one
slight wound on the Up.
This battle was stopped 'by Cotenel C.
L. Alexander, old time scout and partner
of Buffalo BUI.
Tho first encounter grew out of a
North Dakota land deal between the
luothers of Drlcbelbls and Fouts. Drlebel-
bls is much larger man than the county
attorney and It was because of this
disparity that McCleery later attafltcd
When" Mrs. Emberson pulled Drlebelbls
off his victim ho handed her a glass
paper weight which ho had been using
on Fouts. He said Fouts picked It up
when ho entered tho office and he took
It away from him for self-protection.
Drlebelbls was arrested and released
under bond for $300 for trial April 23. He
will resign as street commissioner to tnko
effect April 1. No complaint was filed
CITY PRIMARIES ARE HELD
Cost of Running Schools is Issue in
TWO SLATES AT HUMBOLDT
Council DUItlcn on License Imtnc
nnd It In AKrertl to Xnnie lllvnl
Ticket nother Ticket
; ROOSEVELT LOSES OUTFIT
Exploring Party Meets with Disas
ter in Brazilian Rapids,
NEGOTIATING UNKNOWN STREAM
BUY SEED FOR STATE
USE OF NEBRASKA DEALERS
LINCOLN. Neb., March 23.-(Spocial.)-
Farmers who want good seed should not
i- mitslfln of Nebraska to find it, ac
cording to a statement made by Food
Commissioner Harman this morning.
Over 6,000 samples of different kinds of
s?ed have been tested by the commis
sioner's department and the result has
shown that Nebraska grown seed comes
nearer tho requirements of the law than
that" grown outsido the state. Seed from
out of the state seems to contain a large
amount of noxious weed seed and tho
commissioner advises that In purchasing
seed the. Nebraska grown bo secured, or
If not then outside seed handled by- Ne
braska dealers who are working In har
mony with the pure food department bo
Tho department to dato haa killed be
tween 10.000 and 15.000 bags or seed com
lng from outsido the state, 1.100 of these
being in one shipment. Samples for test
lng are coming In at tho rate of twelvo
to fifteen per day and four people aro
kept busy making the tests.
ST. PAUL BANKER DIES IN
... GRAND ISLAND HOSPITAL
ST. PAUL! NcU, March 23.-(8peclal.)
Georgo E. Lean, cashier of the First
State bank, died this morning in a hos
pital at Grand Island, following an opera
tlon one week ago. He was 60 years old
and had been In banking business here
for thlrty-ono years. He leaves a wife
and ono daughter, Mrs. J. D. Woods.
People' Cuucns Held.
BROKEN BOW, NeD., March 23. (Spo
clal Telegram.) In opposition to tho
municipal ticket, nominated at the citi
zens' caucus last Thursday, an Independ
ent people's caucus was held this after
noon, which resulted In the following
ticket being nominated: For mayor, A.
W. Drew; clerk, A. W. Holcomb; treas
urer, Ray Kuns; engineer, A. . Vanant
werp: for councllmen, E. Taylor, First
ward: Ras Anderson, Second ward! I
Cushm&n, Third ward; C. 8. Tooley,
Fourth ward. Tho meeting endorsed only
three tjf tho other tickets and favored
Sunday baso ball and the commission
form of government.
is Left to Hospital
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Neb., March 23. (Special
Telegram.) Under tho will of Charles
Gcunchl, opened In county court today,
the Stato Orthopedic hospital and the
Home for Dependent Children In Lincoln
will recelvo nearly tho whole of an estato
left by him, amounting to over $100,000.
The wife of Geunchl receives a life estate
and the children receive small requests,
two of them, said to bo' Incompetent, re
celvo an Income from the estate, tho
other six being given small sums.
i January 16 fiom Tnplrapoan. In Mattojllclle Wlllard. daughter of the American
1 Grosso. province In the Miith central part
Xnturnl History Specimen Col
lected During Trip t'p Pnrnnn.
Pmtmlilv Snfe I'nrty Kn-
route for the Amnion,
t f Hrlntl, nnd received lust wept: by
Frank M. ChnpmMii f the American
Museum of Natural History, sr d that hi
expected to explore th's unknown river,
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
INSTITUTE NEW COUNCIL
KEARNEY, Neb., March 23.-(Spcclal.)
The installation of the Kearney council
of the Knights of Columbus occurred
today In this city. In charge of District
Deputy Crowley of Hastings. This new
branch will bo known as the St. James
council, No. 1S71, after St. James cathe
dral tn this city. The festivities started
at a o'clock Sunday morning when tho
candidates and visiting members assem
bled at tho Midway hotel and marched to
St James cathedral, where high mass
was celebrated by Rev. Father Muenster
mann, priest of tho cathedral, and as
sisted by Right Rev. Bishop James A.
Duffy from his throne. The sermon was
preached by Bishop Duffy.
At 1:30 in the afternoon the knights as
sembled In the Odd Fellows' hall for ex
emplification of tho first, second and
third degrees. After a lengthy business
session lasting until 7:30, the women of
tho church served at an elaborate ban
et In the city hall, after which several
excellent tulks weit given by men promi
nent In Catholic circles. Father Gannon,
editor of The True Voice, was tho princi
pal speaker of tho evening. Bishop Duffy
and District Deputy Crowley also mado
Special trains were run from Hastings
and Grand Island on Sunday morning,
nnd at least 300 outsido members of tho
order were present at tho services. The
now council will bo 250 strong for a
started, with members from many of the
neighboring towns. On Friday evening
the election of officers was held. Dr. E.
A. Watson was chosen grand knight and
L. L. Wernert deputy grand knight..
to be discussed soon
NEBRASKA CITY. Neb., March 35.
(Speclal.) The city nominees aro as fol
lows: Commissioners, R. E. Hawlcy. J.
G. Struble, Paul S. Topping, Hcnrv
Katzensteln, A. O.Roos and Bert Ryder.
Members of the Board of Education,
democrats, threo years, Charles Mc
Namara, A. I Young nnd P. J. Hand;
lepubllcans, W. It. Pltzer. W. W. Metz
and J. E. Bloomlngdalc: for two years,
democrats, S. S. Wilson. H. F. Meyer
and G. W. Leldigh; republicans, J. P.
Mlkkelson, M. R. Thorp and O. N. Nel
son; one year, democrat, Fred Helller,
and republican, Charles L. Kelly.
There Is a very warm fight on tho
school board because of tho incrcascu
cost of maintaining tho schools.
Two Slnten nt Humboldt,
HUMBOLDT. Neb.. March 23.-(Spe-
clal.) The largest primary in the history
of this city was held In the city hall
Saturday night. Tho call was for a Joint
caucus, but before tho meeting was
fairly opened a motion was mado that
there be but ono ticket In the field. This
motion was lost by a vote of 70 to 67. A
resolution was then passed that the quos-
tlon of ltcenso or no license bo sub
mitted and that tho candidates elected
carry out the wishes of the voters at the
election. Those present then separated
themselves Into two conventions. The
citizens' ticket Is composed of: Mayor,
J. B. Davis; councllmen, Georgo Sanford
ond W. Rpalak; clerk, W. G. Lydlck:
treasurer. L. H. Hackett.
Tho Independent temperance ticket is
composed of: Mayor, Otto Kotow; coun
cllmen, Fred Rest tind B. F. Gravat;
clerk, W. G. Lydlck; treasurer, L. .
Hackett; city engineer, Ray Reed.
One Ticket nt l'llfser.
PILGER. Nob., March 23. (Special.)
At the vlllago caucus held here 13. W.
Kruegcn John Foy and W. E. Mungcr,
tho retiring members of tho board, were
renominated to succeed themselves. F.
J. Young was also renominated for treas
urer And W. AV. Vnught for clerk. The
nominations aro equivalent to election,
as there is no other ticket.
I'lat tmuoiitli Democrat Cnncus.
PLATTSMOUTH, Neb., March 23. (Spe
cial.) Tho democrats placed In nomina
tion Saturday cvonlng tho following city
ticket: For mayor, John P. Battler; clerk,
John Nemetz; treasurer, H. N. Socn-
nlshcn; engineer. Fred Patterson; coun
cllmen, R. F. Patterson, Fred Wagner,
Frank Bestor, John Kopp, George Klln
ger; school trustees. Hilt Wcscott and
John Schulof. Wescott and Schulof were
nominated for tho BChool board by tho
republicans tho previous evening.
Second Tluket nt Wnhoo,
WAHOO, Neb., March 23. (Special.) A
new city party was organized here last
night called tho municipal party, which
pominated the following candidates for
city officials: Mayor, c. L. fliieienz; cierK,
Walter Anderson; treasurer, John S.
Becrmaker; councllmen, Charley Tlndal,
B. E. Hendricks and B. Torell. The school
hoard nominees are tho same as those
nominated at tho citizens' caucus Friday
NEW YORK. March Sl.-Colonel Theo
dore lloosovolt's family and friends anx
iously awaited further advices today re
garding the accident by which his party
lost Its cntlro equipment In tho rapids of
a Brazilian river. While no concern, It !
"Wo are now about to go Into the real ,
wuuorness. wliero we snail have to trnxel
light, and can hardly collect any big
animals. In a month or six weeks wo
shll reach the headwaters of an Unex
plored river. If my health Is good, as I
expect, I think It possible that I will go
down the river aild try to find out wlieie
It comes out. taking Kermlt, Plain and
Cherrlo with me, as well as Colonel Ron
donz and ono or two of the Brazll'ans
"Meanwhile the rest of the party. In
cluding Miller, wilt go strnlnht to Mndorla
and come down that to Mnnaos. Miller
Baby Heiress Taken
Down Dumb Waiter
to Evade Officers
a swuen. was icu ior me rniciy 01 win i ... ,,. , ,. ... .
for ner president It was des rab e to learn where ,
just how and when the accident occurs , ,
and whether or not the expedition would i he , , t w , hp
be abandoned, especially as tho party was
l.nrni'r preiuifiix Mire,
so far from a base where new equipment
could be acquired.
The news of tho mishap came In a brief
message from Anthony Flnln, a member,
of tho party. U was dated at Santnrcm,
Brazil, yesterday, and read:
"We have lost everything In the rapids.
Telephone my wlfo of my safety."
Santarem Is In tho state of Para, lit
tho confluence of the Tnpajos river with
tho Amazon, and the telegram wns prob
ably sent there by courier.
KxplorlitK Itlver nf lloulit.
Tho accident In all probability occurred
on an unknown river which Theodore
Rojsovelt, Jr., today said h's father. In a
letter to him, had called the Rio Dulvata,
r "River of Doubt."
Colonel Roosevelt In a letter written on
The specimens of natural history col
lected by tho paity on Its trlV up tho
Parana and Paraguay rivers aro safo, it
Is understood hore, ns tho colonel had In
dicated he would ship them before ho
entered tho Brazilian wilds. The loss In
the rnplds, outside of foods, arms, camp
material and Instruments, undoubtedly
Includes the birds and animals killed and
CHICAGO. March 38.-Vlrgln!a Ford. 3-year-old
-daughter of W. It. Ford, city
engineer of Philadelphia, and icputed
heiress of. tho Urge estate of her grand
nutlirr, Mrs. Hurrlct L. Janney of Phila
delphia, arrived In Portland, Ore., today
ntter a stormy visit to Chicago. While
here the child p'aved In court ond made
friends with bailiffs and policemen dur
ing the lemil battle by Ford and .Vrs.
Janney for custody of the child. The llttlo
'gill left Clu-ago wrnpred In a blanket by
way of a hotel dumbwaiter and down a
flr escape, carried in the arms of Mrs.
When word of Mrs. Janncy's arrival
with Virginia in Poillatid was received
hero today by Charles K. Kbcrstaln, her
counsel hero in tho coUrt procedlngs with
Font, ISrtatnln told of tho escape.
Ford had been divorced from Mrs. Ford
In Portland. When Virginia was on nor
way west with her grandmother, Ford
telegraphed tho Chicago police to hold
Mrs. Janney as a kidnaper and rushed
horo to get possession of ills child. Mrs.
found when they entered the room almost
on Krbste'.n's heels. Seizing the child tho
lawyer wrapped her In a blanket and
went down the fire escape with her, send
ing a maid for Mrs. Jenney. Erbstcln,
fearing to use tho stnlrs, went down in
n dumbwoltcr to an alley entrance, whero
ho sent a boy for a cab.
Mrs. Janney left tho table without fin
ishing her meal or going upstairs for
her baggage and met Erbsteln nnd tho
baby nt tho station, whero they got on
tho first train out.
photographs taken from tho time tho Jnnncy WH8 ttctil of that charge and Im
BELLE F0URCHE TO HAVE
RAILROADJLlNE TO CASPER
BELLE FOVRCHE. ti, D.. March 23. -(Special.)
Visions of n railroad from Cas
per, Wyo., north and enst, passing
thDiigh tho Black Buttes, Sundance nnd
Into Belle Fourchc for Its north terminal,
are be.ng entertained here through the
Vls.t of O. O. Baker of Kdgcmont. Mr
Baker claimed to be representing a Penn
sylvania oil magnate nnd wns engaged In
securing lenses on oil and coal lands
north of hero, lie tied up over 13.CO0 acres
with fnrmers on Mason creek and Black
Flats. During his visit he Intimated that
there was a strong possibility of such a
railroad being built In tho near future
and that capital for It had already been
arranged. It Is supposed to bo allied w.th
tho Chicago & Northwestern Interests.
patty stnrtwl on the horseback trip over
Colonel Roosevelt, according to plans
ho had mapped out, expected to arrive
next month at Man.nos. From there ho
was to start for Madrid to attend tho
marrlago of his son, Kermlt, to Mls
mediately Ford obtained n writ of habeas
corpus for Virginia. Erbstcln hurried to
Mrs. Janney's hotel In a tnxleab. Mrs.
Janney was eating lunch In the dining
room. Tho baby was on tho floor In her
room pliyln'-r with a toy bear.
Tho bear was all that process servers
llnvmer Appointed Collector.
WASHINGTON, March 23. President
Wilson today nominated George Hosmer
of Fort Morgan, Colo., to bo collector of
customs for Colorado.
Postmaster South Dakota: Frank C.
Funeral of Mrs. Campbell,
I'I,ATTSMOlJTH, Neb., March 23. (Spe
cial.) Mrs. Ella Campbell died Friday In
the Swedish hospital In Omuha of hem
orrhage while her husband, a traveling
salesman, was on his way to San Fran
cisco and her daughter, Mrs. Olga lie
Farland, was convalescing in the same
hospital. The daughter accompanied the
body qt her mother to Plattsmouth, for
many years their home, and the funeral
services wero by Rev, F. M. Drullner of
the First Methodist church. Andrew
Campbell, the husband, arrived In time
for the funeral.
Sidney Win Tyro FlrnU.
SIDNEY, Neb., March 23.-(Spcclal.)-The
North Platte Valley Deo'.amatory us
Boclation held Its seventh annual contest
at tho Tobin opera house in Sidney Sat
urday night. In the oratorical class Ken
neth Iiussctt of Sidney won first place,
Mary Baker of Alliance second. In the
dramatic class Marvel Ripley of Scott's
Bluff was first and Mary Prltchett of
Bridgeport second. In the humorous
class Dorothy Hart of Sidney was first
and Edith Kilburn of Bridgeport second
II ent Known Couch Itemed'.
Dr. King's New Discovery. Best for
coughs, colds, hoarseness and all lung
troubles. First dose helps. 60c and $1,
All druggists. Advertisement.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Neb., March 23.-(Special.)
A commission to bo elected by the con
tributors Is proposed to handle tho Ne
braska exhibit at tho Pacific-Panama ex
position. Details for raising the money
will be discussed at the meeting of the
committee appointed by Governor More
head lias been set for Wednesday after
noon at 2 o'clock at the executive office.
Commercial clubs, organizations of
business men and transportation com
panies will be Included In the appeal for
funds. The men who contribute will se
lect tho permanent commission and this
body will arrange for the state exhibit
rtt San Francisco. Iowa Is at present
carrying on a similar campaign. Tho
merits and demerits of the Iowa scheme
will probably be discussed Wednesday.
MINISTERS DECIDE TO PUT
BAN ON SUNDAY BASE BALL
HASTINGS, Neb., March 23.-(Specl,aI
Telegram.) Tho Hastings Ministerial
union decided not to attempt to resubmit
the question of Sunday base ball at the
April election. Instead resolutions for a
boycott for baso ball teams and moving
picture theaters which give exhlbltlonr on
Sunday will be submitted to ten churches
of the Hastings federation next Sunday.
Similar resolutions were adopted at a
meeting attended by 200 churchmen yes
terday. Sunday ball games will be played re
gardless of the resolutions. The subscrip
tion list Is practically complete and H Is
stated that none of tho subscription? Is
conditional for or against Sunday basy
NOTES FROM NEBRASKA
CITY AND OTOE COUNTY
NKRRASKA CITY. Neb., March 23.
(Special.) Burglars in some way learned
there was a lightly bricked up window in
a vacant building nsxt to W. E. Grlffen's
second hand storo and they gained en
trance that way, taking watches, rings
and firearms to tho value of $180 and
$8.11 in change. The next visited tho Llks
home and robbed their cave, adjoining the
building, in which wns stored their Sun
James Petersen of Wyoming precinct re
ports that for many years ducks were
never as plentiful in his part of tho
county as they aro at this time.
A telegram was received yesterday that
William Seymour was unable to attend
tho funeral of his mother, Mrs. C. W
Seymour, becnuse ho was In a hospital at
Newark, O., and not expected to live.
Word has been received here of the
death of Andrew J. Klepser at Klrkland,
Wash., after a brief illncBS. The deceased
for many years was one of the leading
business men o fthls city.
Dr. J. B. Ballard was called to Say
brook, 111., to attend the funeral of his
mother, who died at the age of 84.
News Notes of Superior,
BUPERIOR. Neb., March 23.-(Speclal
jcirgmiu.j in cuy council awarded a
contract for extension of the water works
to the National company of South Bend.
Ind., for 120,685. They take bonds and also
pay a premium of J220. A Tecumseh firm
was next lowest bidder. The extension of
the city water plant takes It to the river
west o fthe city, near tho cement plant
uuiiiiigion oiiiciais nere today ex
pressed the wish to place their new depot
att he foot of Central avenue, which tho
city council has not yet decided upon.
Launched at Camden
PHILADELPHIA, March 23. The sup-
ordreadnought Oklahoma, one of the
largest and most powerful American
battleships afloat, was launched today
from the yard of the Now York Ship
building company at Camden, N. J., In
tho presence of a large number of guests,
Tho giant sea fighter was given its
namo by Miss Lorena Jane Cruce, daugh
ter of tho governor of Oklahoma, when
she crashed a bottle of champagne against
the great prow of the ship as the hull
began to slldo Into the Delaware river.
Miss Cruce, carrying a large bunch of
American beauty roses, was surrounded
by a dozen girl friends from Oklahoma.
Surrounding the christening party were
the tecretary of the navy and Mrs.
Daniels; Assistant Secretary Roosevelt,
members of tho congressional naval com
mittees. United States Senator Owen nnd
Gore of Oklahoma; members from that
state in the national house of representa
tives; state officials and other Okla
homuns. Governor Cruce of Oklahoma was ex
pected, but ho was detained at home.
Disordered Kidney Caase Much
With pain and misery by day, sleep
disturbing bladder weakness at night,
tired, nervous run-down men and women
everywhere are glad to know that Foley
Kidney Pills restore health and strength,
and the regular action of kidneys and
bladder. Mrs. Sula Barnes, Bowdon, Go,,
R, L says: "1 suffered with terrible
headache, backache and bearing down
pains, sa bad I was hardly able to get
around. I took three bottles of Foley
Pills and since then I have been entirely
wtlU" For sale by all dealers everywhere.
She JjTumdeis Stares
(Sxt&tic) to ou a Gnxia
4rvvitcdicm. to vis it thewr
"Which. Continues Chroiiafiout
the mk y
Of the cAzdfteipLe
Jtew Spring Stue& ;
must have something besides bread-and-butter-
and-j am and books and sermons to
grow on, to study on, to play on. For the
growing youngsters nothing equals
the food that builds muscle and bone and brain a natural,
elemental food containing no. yeast, no baking powder or
chemicals of any kind just the pure whole wheat grain, steam-,
cooked, shredded and baked. Better than porridges for children
because the crispness of the shreds compels mastication which
not only develops sound teeth, but is the first process in digestion.
Always heat the Biscuit in oven to restore crispness. Two Shredded
Wheat Biscuits with hot milk or cream will supply all the energy
needed for a half day's work. Deliciously nourishing when eaten in
combination with baked apples, stewed prunes, sliced bananas or
canned or preserved fruits. Try toasted Triscuit, the Shredded Wheat
wafer, for luncheon with butter, cheese or marmalade.
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