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Till nBP3: OMAHA, OWRSIUY, MAY 11 1014.
JONES IS 6RAHDCHANGELL0R
Benkleman Man ' Chosen to Head
Knights of Pythias in State.
GALLAGHER OUT FOR TREASURER
Rnnnllr Drmovrnt Think Srrlonnly
of Enteritis the I'rlmnr- Itncc
S(ntc l'nnlon Itour.l Wilt
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
ILNCOIjX, May 13.-(Spoclal.)-Dele-KAtofl
to the Knights of rythlas grand
lodge spent nearly all ot tlio morning
.seetlon today dlfcufsllifr tho proposition
of reducing the uge of admission for :neni
liers from 21 to IS years. It was finally
voted' to Instruct tlio supreme icprescn
tatlvo to advocate at tho next session of
the supreme lodge a change In the laws
ot tho ortler admitting members at IS
years of act.
Officers elected hy the- Knights of
l'.vthlas were as follows:
Cirnnd Chancellor Paul Jones of Ben
kclman. Vice Chancellor J. Al. Curtis of Fort
Prelate Georgo J.. Wilcox of ScotUs
.Master at Arms C. E. Hartford of
Inner Guunl-C. I.. Harris of Genoa.
Outer Guard F. ,T. Ulddock of Decatur.
Grand Trustee Dr. rtoy Dodge. Omaha.
. Will H. Lovo and John B. Wright were
re-elected to tho positions they have
held for years, that of grand keeper of
records and seals and grand master of
The annual election of the PythUn Sis
ters of Nebraska was held this afternoon
and resulted as follows;
Grand chief, Eva Allen, Schuyler.
Grand senior vice, Mrs. Nellie Ilclwlg,
Grand Junior vice, Mrs. I.lr.zlo Calkins,
Grand manager, Mrs. Delia Gesman,
Grand mistress of records and corre
spondence, Mrs. . Ltlla L. Ritchie, Mc
Grand mistress of finance, Mrs. Mary
Grand protector, Mrs. Nona !. Lantz,
Crrle Kills Complnlii,
The Creteflouring mills have made a
complaint to the Stato Railway commis
sion against rates charged for Ice In car
load lots over tho Burlington. Thfs com
pany has Its Ice plants at. Curtis and
Maywood and ships ice to ell parts of
the stato and Into Denver. Ab.lut 1,50
cars were shipped last year and they
ask for a reduction In rates from all
points In the state. Some of the rcduc
tlons are as follows: To Hastings, 127
miles, rate 5 cents; ask for reduction to
4 cents. Geneva, 179 miles, present rate
7 cents; ask for 44 oents. Curtis to
Omaha, they ask for a rate of K4 cents,
tho present rate. not being quoted.
A uniform rate on coal frofS TTelr
City Is asked by dealers on the Burling
ton and Union Pacific roads. In many
casos rates to Grand Island, Central City,
Columbus and Schuyler are less than that
to Intermediate points and tho commission
Is asked to mako a uniform rate so that
the small points can take advantage of
the same kind of rato as enjoyed by the'
GallnKher 3Iny File.
Ex-Representative F, I Gallagher of
Rosalie, who represented tho Sixteenth
district, composed of tho counties of
Cuming, Dakota and Thurston in tho
1911 session, is in Lincoln today and
announces that he Is seriously considering
filing for tho democratic nomination for
state treasurer. Mr. Gallagher is &
State Auditor W. B. Howard has re
ceived a letter from V. L. Summer of
Hawarden, la., stating that lis is soldlnc
tho body'of Tom Andy Quail, who, died a
day or two ago. He understands that
Quail owned ,320 acres of land' In thearid
hills of Nebraska somewhere and ho
-would like to have somebody give him
some Information as to where it is.
1'itrdott Hoard to jtleet.
dice. Ho is a Hebrew and had a store
at Falls'City. After being .sentenced he
applied to the supreme court for a hear
ing and his sentence wbb affirmed by the
court,, although Justice Hamer sent down
a very caustic dissenting opinion to the
effect that Bloom was convicted, on the
testimony of a man who was himself an
escaped convict from "tlie Iowa peni
tentiary and his testimony had been sev
eral times shown to bo untrue during tho
trial, and that circumstances developing
In the trial indicated that conditions
which Bonner, the convict, claimed ex
isted could not have happened.
Tom -ntly Unnll Dead.
Tho Stato Pardon board will hold its
monthly session at the penitentiary to
morrow, Three cases will come before
because it has become weak
and is unable to do its work
properly rather help it
back to a normal condition
by the daily use of
It aids digestion, keeps the
appetite normal and pro
motes activity of the liver
and bowels. Try it today.
It for consideration on application for
Frank Marshall, sent up from Lancas
ter county for murder and given a life
sentence, would like to go free. He was
received April Ji. l&tt
AVllllam Galbralth would also like re
lease. He was sent up from Webster
county for robbory October 17, 1913, and
given an Indeterminate sentence of from
one to five years.
Louis Bloom, sent up from Richardson
county for receiving stolen goods April 13,
1914, and given a sentence of from one
to seven years, says that ho was sent
to tho penitentiary because of race preju-
Gerdes is Killed by
Fall of Barn Roof;
Other Auburn Deaths
AUBURN, Neb.. May 13.-(SpeClal.)
Harry Gerdes, living five miles south of
here, died Monday from an accident he
met with Saturday. He was assisting
In rebuilding a barn that had been
wrecked In a wind storm, when a part
of tho roof that was being raised fell
on him. He Is survived by a wife and
four small children.
Mrs. Margaret Snow, aged "9, died
Monday at the Jiome of her daughter,
Mrs. Henry Allen. She Is also the
mother of Charles O. Snow and Geno
Snow ot this place. Mrs. Snow and hue
band came to Rock Port, Mo., In 1855,
and to Auburn with her son, Charles,
Mrs. Minio Merchand, wife of Fred
Mcrchand, a prosperous farmer, died
Sunday evening at their farm home north
of town. Sho was 60 years of age and
leaves besides a husband eight daughters
and four sons.
Mrs. John Trayer died Sunday aftor a
surgical operation. She Is survived by
her husband and five children. Tho
Trayers are old time settlers.
District Court in
MADISON, Neb., May 15. (Special.)
In district court yesterday, Louis C. Mlt
tlcstadt was awarded a Judgment against
William G. Marton and tho United Surety
company of Baltimore, In tho sum of
In tho case of tho Mid-West Electric
company against the Iowa & Nebraska
Public Servico company, tho receiver's
report ot receipts and disbursements In
carrying on tho business of the defend
ant was npproved and confirmed. Re
ceiver allowed fee of J2.WX) to be paid
from funds in his hands and ho waa di
rected to pay from such funds to Stoit.
Rose & AVclls, attorneys employed by
him In such receivership, $1,000, and to
pay Hazlett & Juck $63 for services ren
dered, and to pay tho bnlanco remaining
of $5,070 to H. E. Maxwell, trustee In
bankruptcy, and upon such payment and
filing receipts therefor ho shall be dls
charged from his trust.
Mrs. Caroline Larson Athcrton was
granted a divorce from her husband,
John C. Atherton and the custody of tho
children; Atherton to pay plaintiff $10
per month for support of eald children
and Judgment for costs.
Efflo L. Sampson was granted a di
vorce from her husband, Frank L. Samp
The Norfolk National bank obtained a
decree and Judgment against K. A. Bul
lock and. Louis Krbyclk' pn a promissory
nolo for $1,079.91.
Mary Kratky was granted a divorce
from" her husband, Jos'fph Kratky, and
given the custody ot her minor children.
The defendant, Joseph Kratky, was or
dered to pay the plaintiff alimony In the
sum of $000. $50 attorney's fees and $l&u
per year for the support of the minor
A. A. Bley and Louis G. Bley confessed
Judgroen in favor of tho Madison Na
tional bank on promissory notes in tho
sum of $10,801.35.
Tho following cases were assigned for
Morris Erwin, et al, against tho Chi
cago & Northwestern railroad company.
Charles A. Currier against Setty
William Volk, Jr., against tho Iowa
Security company, et al.
The Aultman & Taylor Machine com
pany against Ferdinand Kamrath.
Franz Dlttrlclc against William Reeves.
Martha Christian Lcgg. et al, against
William G. Berner. Emll Moellpr, et al.
James Rector against S. T. Nappcr.
Stato of Nebraska against William E.
Fred G. Coryell against Robert
Jane B. Walden against Charles Ott
raon. Fairbury Man Chosen
to Head the Elks
NORTH PLATTE, Neb., May 13. (Spe
cial Telegram.) The Nebraska Elks this
morning elected F. L. Rain, Fairbury,
president; F. L. HardUon, Grand Island,
vice president; Ray Langford, North
Platte, treasurer; Charles E. Swan, Kear
ney, secretary;, Rev. W, H. Xanders, Co
lumbus, chaplain; George Wolz, Fremont,
and C. A. McCloud, York, members ex
ecutive committee; Inner guard, C. Nor
ton, Kearney, and tyler, Dr. Murphy,
It was decided to hold the convention
next year at Fremont and for national
convention to be held In Denver this
summer, the Albany hotel was selected as
At noon delegates were entertained at
the Elka homo tor luncheon; at 1:30 they
attended Buffalo Bill's war motion pic
ture shows and afterwards a ball game
between teams of the Grand Island Elks
gainst North Platte Elks The Elk censor
prohibited publication of the result and
Tonight a ball In the Elks home was
Duvld City Xew .oten,
DAVID CITY. Neb.. May M.-Keolal i
The May term of the district court for
Butler county convened here today for
the hearing 'of Jury cases, Judze E. IS.
Good ot Wahoo, presiding.
The Surprlfe Telephone company was
given a hearing here today before the
t-'tatc Railway commission on a petition
to the commission requesting permission
to Increase toll rates. The hearing was
conducted by Commissioner Taylor. At
torpey C. M. Sklles represented the' Com
mercial club of David City, oppooing the
proposed Increase. After hearing the
arguments on both sides the commission
took the case under advisement
County Telephone Meettnv.
BRADSIIAW. Neb.. May 13. (Special.)
Planji fnr u pnllntv tl.nhnnA avatAm hv
bonds were discussed at a public
meeting last night J C Marshall and
i: Mu rhead were made a committee
i0 circulate petition
DEMS ARE INJPRETTY MUSS
Efforts Being Made to Induce More
head to Run for Governor.
MAHER TALKS OUT IN MEETING
Colonel Snys Klnir Wllllnm mill
Prince Cliarllr ltnvr Ruled ltoot
Int About linnK Enough
for II In Friends.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Neb.. May 13.-(SpecUl.)-A
motion picture machine that would be
quick enough to catch the rapid evolu
tions of tho several democratic factions
In their otforts to discover something
which would save them from defeat this
fall, would probably dlsclo.c more double
crossing and misrepresentation than at
any time In the history of the democratic
party In the stato.
At the present time the main effort Is
being mado to convince Governor More
head that ho should break his word made
during his campaign for governor, that
ho would not Iks n candidate for a second
term and file agRln for the democratic
nomination. So desperate have they be
como that thry have promised the gov
ernor that It ho files Colonel John G.
Mahrr. who has already filed for the
democratic nomination for governor, will
pull out of the race and turn over his
support to the executive.
When naked about It today, Colonel
"I have not pulled out of the race', ly,
have not told anybody I would get out; I
expect to stay In, and, furthermore, I am
going lo win at the' primaries. The fel
low who thinks that I am going to lay
down on the Job has got another think
coming. I am receiving too many en
dorsements ot my cnn.lldacy and praises
for my stand on certain questions to pull
out ot the rnco nt this early day.
"Somo people are taking a drive at mn
saying I am the liquor men's candidate.
I never received accent from a liquor
man In my life qr voted for one Just bo
causo he wns a wet man.
"Look here," and ulllng a letter from
his pocket, he showed It to a couplo ot
ncwi-paper men. "Hero Is a letter from
a temperance man who has known me all
his life. Head It."
T,ho letter disclosed that while the
writer was a dry man ho admired the
stand taken'hy Colonel Mahcr on the wet
proposition and said he proposed to sup
port him becauso his platform meant
"The democratic party has been pulled
around, hero and there, hither and
thtthor, too long by tho Bryans," said
Colonel Mahcr. "King William and
I'rlnco Charlie have used tho party for
their own personal welfare Just as long
as they .are going to If I can have any
Influence with Nebraska democrats. They
have betrayed their friends, punished
tholr enemies, gone back on Instructions
given them by conventions and usod
means to accomplish their ends whlrh
would bo condemned It used along busi
ness lines. I propose to see that the dem
ocratic party of Nebraska Is freed from
these barnacle, nnd any man who says
that I am considering pulling out for
Governor Morehead or any other demo
crat doesn't know what he Is talking
about and Is simply misrepresenting the
matter to the governor."
Colonel Mahcr expects to go to New
York next week, hut on his return will
open his campaign and the fur will fly
from then on.
i Notes from Beatrice
and Gage County
BEATRICE. Neb.. May IfcOSpculnM
Judgc Cosgrave ot tho 1-ancnstcr county
district court was called here Tuesday
to .hear the mnionstraneo cases against
Park Cllne, E. O. Scheldeler and Clyde
Lynch of Wymoro because of the Illness
of Judge Pemberton. J R. Speatman, et
M., of Wymorc had appealed the action
of tho Wymoro city council to the district
court, but Judge Oosgravo Tuesday held
that the remonstralors did not have suf
ficient grounds for ohjoctlng to tho
granting of saloon licenses. Tho defend
ants opened their places of business soon
after the court rendered tho decision.
Tho homo of Dr. James Mlllen of Odcll
was destroyed hy flro TueMluy Htternoon
as a result of the explosion of a ganllno
stove. The neighbors succeeded hi saving
port of the household effects. The lorn
Is placed nt $3,00", partially covered by In
C. J. Parker, a pioneer of Beatrice, died
suddenly Tuesday night nt the Lutheran
hospital In Mils city, aged Si years. Ho Is
survived hy three children, two oons and
Rev. L. n. Vounc Tuesday announced
llmt he hud accepted the call ot the
First Presbyterian church nt Lincoln nnd
would resign as pastor of the First Prow
byterlan church In this city July 1. Or,
and Mrs. Young will leave In July on a
trip ot two months In Europe, nnd upon
their return will make their home at
At the w.-ekly luncheon of tho Com
mercial club Tuctuhiy a resolution was
passed authorizing tho president to ap
point a committee to organize a stock
company for the purchase ot the Fnddock
hotel block. It will cost $05,000 to Improve
tho block and put It )n proper shape for
a first-class hotel.
Only One the Public
Obligated to Buy
i From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, May l.-(8peolttl Telegram.)
-According to an opinion given by At
torney Gtnernt Mm tin, counties are not
bound to pay for the official bonds of
any county officers except treasurers and
tholr deputies. The opinion comes on
Inquiry mado by County Attorney Mnj.
ney that other officials except the tvns- j
urer must pay for their own bunds. I
Grand Army Veterans
I GRAND ISLAND. Neb.. May IV tl"
i clnl Telegram. )-Over 2fc) members of tho
Grand Army of tho Republic were reg
istered this aftornoon at the Informal
jomi opening ui mo cncninpineni nnu
tho state meeting ot Its auxiliaries, tho
Women's Relief cotps nnd ladles ot the
Grand Army of the Republic, Registra
tions ot tho latter and of othor visitors
easily sent the total over 500 before the
Initial OHinpflre tonight, nt which Gov
ernor Moreheud nddrefsed the veterans.
At each division ot tho encampment.
Grand Army of the Kopubllc, Women
Relief corps nnd I adles of the UninU
Amy of tho Republic, there were patrti
otlo services this afternoon. Preceding
nnd following tho rami' tho visitors di
vided their tlmo between trips to the
fiddlers' home In automobiles fumlhhed
by the Commercial club and hobnobbing
In the lobbies ot the hotels and getting
located for tho next two days of work.
FRUIT SUFFERED LITTLE
FROM LOW TEMPERATURE
Do You I'Vnr Consumption f
Dr. King's New Discovery will help
cure your cough or cold no matter how
chronic It Is. Try It today. '60c and $1,
All druggists. Advertisement.
i From a Stnff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Muy 13. (Kpeclal,)Reports
received hy Hocirttiry Huncnn oC the
State Horticultural society todny Incll-
cale. that practically no damage to fruit ,
was done by tho frost last night.
In' certain suctions of the stnte garden
truck suffered slightly, tut tho general
damngo did not amount to much.
MUKttrn,niN Plentiful nt Stella,
.STELLA, Neb.. May !3.-(Scclal.)-Mushrooms
have been plentiful In the
timber this spring and Stella people have
been making use of this delicacy for
their table. Mrs. W, J, Vandeventer
made Mrs. ' M, Shafor tho gift ot a box
of mushrooms. Olio of the mushrooms
was the largest either had ever seen,
measuring fourteen Inches In circumference.
A- B-A: Cheques
"travel money "
They are issued in $10, $20, $30 and $100, each. cheque
engraved with its exact value in pounds, shillings and pence;
. francs, marks, rubles and other foreign money. Thoy are used
exactly like currency in payment of hotel bills, railway and
Get "A.B.A." Cheques at any of the following Banks in your vicinity:
American Safe Deposit Co. Corn Exchange National Bank. Merchants National Hank. Omaha National Dank.
City National Bank. First National Bank of. Omaha. Nebraska National Bank. United Staton Nafl Bank
Adams, Neb. First National Rank.' Prsmont, Wsb. Farmers and Merchants Hebruka City, STeb. Otoe County Na
Arllnrton, XTsb. Arlington State Bank. National Rank. tlonal Rank.
Berlin, Neb, Dank of Berlin. J! J. ,.,rst N&l"n , Panama. Neb. Bank of Panama.
Columbus. N.b First National Bank. Oa"?,'0,!i; nrrnerB "nd Merchants Piattsmontli. N.b. Bank of Cass County
Council Bluffs, Xa. City National Bonk oienwood, la. Glenwood State Bank.
"commercial na- savcioojc, wen, ianners u niecnunies
Xdnooln, Neb. Central Notional Bank.
" " City National Hank.
" " Firm National Hank.
" Lincoln Stato Bank.
steamship fares, and for purchases In tho principal shops.
They are .safe as unsigned personal checks, because they
require .your counter-signature (which Identifies you) to males
them good. 50,000 Banks throughout the world will cosh them.
" ' " Council Bluffs Sav
" " First National Bank
Crete. Neb. First National Bank.
Dovta City, Neb. City National Bank.
Seward. Neb. First National Rank
" " State Bank of Nobraska.
South Omaha, Neb. Live Stock Nation
" " Stock Yards Na
Springfield, Neb, American State Bank.
Decatur. Web. Farmers and Merchants Ualcolm, Neb. Malcdlm State Bank.
State Bank. Malvern, la. Firm National Bank.
Songlai, Neb. Bank of Douglas. MUford, Neb. Nebraska State Rank.
Tremont, Neb Commercial National Nebraska City, Neb. Nebraska City Na-
Bank. tlonal Bank.
" Lincoln Trust Company. Hvraeuse. Neb. Bank of Syracuse.
TJnlvorslty, Place, Neb, First National
Wahoo, Neb. Citizens' State Bank.
" " First National Bank.
Woodbine. Ia-Flrst National Bank.
Be sure that you get "A.B A," Cheques
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Coming to Our Office.
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1 am taking this privilege to nhow
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Your office is the first so-called adver
tising dental office I have had work
dono In. but I want to say to you that
if all ethical dentists would deliver the
goods like you do at your office and
quit trying to knock you and rob the
patients for work that In no better and
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yr.ur advertising office this world would
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There's a number of
vital points to be con
sidered. First, you'll: want
the greatest possible value
in the suit you buy. That's
here. Next you'll want to
be assured of dependable quality,
t'orrectness of stylo, perfect tailor
ing, and nil woo' fabrics. AVo guar
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furthermore, you'll find
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you'll encounter elsewhere.
$15-;$ 20-$ 25
At these three prices
we show the most won
der ful assortment of
Quality Suits ever col
lected together in the west.
The fabrics represent the
finest productions of both
foreign and American looms
the stylos cannot bo surpassed and
overy suit is priced from $5.00 to $S.OO
under. value, ,1'pmp in and Jet us dem
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OMAN'S LARGEST STORE for MEN AND BOYS
sfMwirJ' "-Home of Quality clothes"
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Solid qunrtor nawod tdp, 4S-ln.
diameter, 6 foot extension,
best rubbed and ilollshcd finish
a high grade table.... 25
8 ft. cxtennlon. .$29
Special Furniture Values
$24 Fumed Writing Desk, flat top S19.00
524 Arm Chair, fumed leathor cushions 818.00
$9C lluffot, fumed, Stlcklojr Bros .'. .S72.00
$G2 Chiffonier, early rod birch S47.00
$100 Drasa Bed, full size, satin ffnlsh S(i5.00
$44 Chiffonier, mahogany, colonial stylo 134.00
Tapestry Brussels Rugs
9x12 $10, $12, $15 to $21
All wool-faced In large assortment of colors, in
cluding tho best 10-Tviro tapestry Brussels rugs
made. Varloty of sizes up from 4-6x7-6 at 5,75.
Fancy Rag Rugs
A newly arrived shipment of Blues,
i'lnKs ana xojiowb.
24x36, each .&0d I 27x54, each . .81.35
24x48, each .. 81.15 30x60, each .. 81.65
Greenwich Inlaid Linoleum
Our own direct importation just received. An ex
ceptionally fine line of English patterns.
Square Yard 8125 81.40 81.50.
PFflAI Print Ad Linoleum. In 12-foot
LiVilLi widths, two patterns only; specially
purchased and worth much more;
square yard -. . . OO C
Lace Curtains and
Quuker cable net, 1G point, reproduc
tion of a fine French lace, SO-lncues
.wide and 3 yards long, rog- tj ftZ
ularly $8.75 pair, special,
QL'AKER Renaissance pat
terns, 3 yards long, 50 Inches
wide, n white; regularly $1.50
pair, spe- (J - in
rial P JL 1 27
Quaker Craft lace, regujar 35c
bungalow not; ape- nwl
rial, yard ........ .'A "2f C
Quaker 6 point lacs In Renais
sance pattern, 2 z yards long,
45 inches wide, $1.25 Ag
pair; special SOC
Quaker Craft lace, allover de
sign, 16 inches wide,-EcrU, reg
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