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HIE BKK: OMAHA, SATl W.tt . JULY 2o, 1914. 3 Nebraska Nebraska MOREHEAD HELPS EDITORS Gives Out Bunch of Public Printing of Amendments. DEMOCRATS IN MAIN BENEFIT Publication of Mtninrti to Be "Voted On In Xarrmber, na Ilr qnlrnd hy Uw, Oom Into Hands of Ftthfnl. (From a Staff Correspondent.) LINCOLN. Neb... July 24.-(8pcclal.) A total of 155 Nebraska newspapers this year will publish the three constitutional amendments that come before tho vot ers for consideration this fall. Governor Morehead has designated one paper In fifty-one counties to carry the printing, It wUl be divided between two papers In twenty-one counties, and In twenty-one more three papers will share In the profits. The sovemor has for tho most part selected democratic publications for the favor, but in a few instances re publican and Independent papers havo been given the work. In some instances there was no choice thore being but one paper published In tho county. Three amendments are to be published. Thoso concern taxation. Jury trials and conviction by five-sixth vote, and tho increase of the salaries of stato offi cials. On the first two amendments the cost of printing will bo $49 oach for overy county, while the third will cost $84 for each county. There being ninety-eight counties the total printing bill will amount to.H4,S08. This Is a considerable decrease from two years ago, when five long amendments cost tho state JOO.OOO for printing. Wnlt Una the Mat. The list prepared by the governor Is now in tho hands of Secretary of State Walt and copy for tho publishing of the nn ondments is being sent to the publi cations designated. Under the law these amendments must be published for three months preceding the election. Since the 1814 election falls on November 3, this necessitates the beginning of the publi cation on August 3. Tho following is a list of thoso news papers In which the amendments will appear: Adams County Adams County Demo crat, Hustings, Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Antelope County The Nellgh Register, Ncllsli, Nos. 1. 2 and 3. Arthur County Arthur Enterprise. Arthur, Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Boonn County Tho Albion Argus, Al bion, Nos. ), 2 and 3. Box Butte County The Alliance Herald, Alliance, Nos. 1 and 2; Tho Alliance Times, Alliance. No. 3. Brown County The Brown County Democrat, Alnsworth, Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Butler County The Bellwood Gazette, l ellwood. No. 1: The Butler County Press, David City, Nos. 2 and 3. Burt County Lyons Mirror. Lyons, Nos. 1 and 2; The Burt County Herald, Tckamah, No. 3. Boyd County Spencer Advocate, Spencer, Nos. 1. 2 and 3. Banner County Harrlsburg News, Har rlsburg, Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Blaine County The Dunning Booster, iDunnlng, Nos 1 and 2; The Brewster News, Brewster, No. 8. -Buffalo County Kearney Democrat, Kearney? Nos. 1 and 2: Kearney Times. Kearney, No. 3, Cass County Plattsmouth Journal, Flattsmouth,- Nos. 1, -2 .and 3. Cedar County Cedar County News, Hartlngton, No. 3; Wynot Tribune, JVynot. No. -2: Randolph Enterprise, Randolph, No. 1. Chase County Imperial Republican, Im perial, Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Cherry County Tho Searchlight, Valen tine, No. 1; The Merrltnan Mavrlck, Mcr riman, No. 2; Tho Valentine Democrat. Valentine, No. 3. Cheyenne County Tho Sidney Tele graph, Sidney, No. 3; The LodKepole Ex press, Lodgcpolc, No. 2; The Potter Re view, Potter, No. 1. Colfax County Clarkson Herald, Clark son, No. 1; Howells Journal, Howells, No. 2; Schuyler Sun, Schuyler, No. 3. Cuming County The Benner Times, Ben ner, No. 1; The Wlsner Chronicle, Wlsner. No. 2; The Cuming County Demo crat, West Point, No. 3. Custer County Custer County Chief, Broken Bow, No. 1; Mason City Trans cript, Mason City, Nos. 2 and 3. Clay County The Kalrfleld Auxiliary, Fairfield, No. 1; The Sutton Register, Sut ton, No. 2; The Clay County Patriot, Clay Center, No. 3. Dakota County North Nebraska Eagle, Dakota City, Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Dawes County The Chadron Chronicle, Chadron, Nos. 1, 2 and 3. pawson County The Cozad Local, Cozad, No. 1; The Gothenhurg Times, Gothenburg. No. 2; The Clipper-Citizen, Lexington, No. 3. Deuel County The Chappell Register, Chappell, Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Dixon County The Nebraska Journal Leader, Ponca, No. 1; The Emerson En terprise. Emerson, Nos. 2 and 3. Dodge County The Fremont Herald. Fremont, Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Douglas County World-Herald. Omaha, Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Dundy County Halgler News, Halgler, Nos, 1 and 2: Benkelman Chronicle, Ben 'kelnian. No. 3. Flllmoro County Nebraska Signal, Geneva, Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Franklin County Rlverton Review, Rlv erton, No. 1; Franklin Sentinel. Franklin, No. 2; Franklin Progress, Franklin, No. 3. Frontier County Eagle-Reporter, May wood, No. 3; The Mooreflcld Chronicle, Moorefield, No. 2; The Curtis Reporter, Curtis, No. 1. Furnas County The Cambridge Clar ion, Cambridge, No. 1; The Edison News, Edison. No. 2; Tho Holbrook Obf-ervor. Holbiook, No. 3 Gage County The Dally Sun, Beatrice, Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Garden County Garden County News, Oshkosh, Nos. 1. 2 and 3. Garfield County Tho Burwell Tribune, Burwcll, Nos, 1, 2 and 3. Gosper County The Elwood Bulletin, Elwood, Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Grant County Grant County Tribune, Hyanpls, Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Greeley County The Leader Independ ent, Greeley, No. 3: The Wolbach Mes senger, "Wolbach. No. 2; The Spauldlng Enterprise, Spauldlng. No. 1. Hall County The Grand Island Free Press, Grand Island, Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Hamilton County Tho Sun, Aurora, Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Harlan County The Harlan County Journal, Alma, Nos. I, 2 and X Hayes County The Times-Republican, Hayes Center, Nob. 1, 2 and 3. Hitchcock County The Trenton Regis ter, Trenton, Nos. 1 and 2; The St rat ton News, Stratton, No. 3. Holt County Holt County Independent, O'Neill, Nos. I, 2 and X Hooker County The Tribune, Mullen, Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Howard County The St. Paul Phono graph, St. Paul, Nos. 1. 2 and 3. Jefferson County The Falrbury Jour nal, Falrbury. Nos. 1, 2 and 3, Johnson County The Journal-Tribunal, Tecumseh, Nos. 1. 2 and 3. Kearney County The Mlnden Courier, Mlnden, Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Keith County Tho Ogallala News, Ogallala, Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Key a Paha County The Burton Inde pendent, Burton, Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Kimball County The Kimball Observer, Kimball, Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Knox County The Journal. Bloomfleld, No. 1; The Verdlgree Citizen, Verdlgree, No. 2; The Crelghton Liberal, Crelghton. No. 3. Lancaster County The Dally Btar, Lin coln, Nos.-l, t and -3. Loop County The Taylor Clarion, Tay lor, Nos. 1. 2 and 3. Lincoln- County The Wallace Winner, Wallace. No. 1; the Maxwell Telepost, Maxwell, Nos. 2 and S. Logan County The Stapleton Enter prise, Stapleton, Nos. 1 and 2; the Gandy Pioneer, Gandy, No. 3. Madison County The Norfolk Press, Norfolk. No. 1; the Battle Creek Enter prise. Battle Creek, No. 2j. the Madison 8tar-Mall, Madlton, No. 3. McPhcrson County The Tryon Graphic, Tryon, Nos. U 3 and 3. Merrick County The Central City Non pareil, Central City. Nos. 1. 2 and 3. Morrill County Tho Bridgeport Herald, Bridgeport, Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Nance County Fullerton News-Journal, Fullorton, Nos. 1. 2 and 8. Nomaha County The Auburn Granger, Auburn. No. 1; the Auburn Herald, Au burn, Nos. 2 and 3. Knuckles County The Lawrence Loco motive, Lawrence, No. 1; The Superior Express, Superior, Nos. 2 and 3. Otoo County The Talmago Tribune, Talmagc, No. 1. the Syracuse Democrat, Syracuse, No. 2; tho Nebraska City News, Nebraska City, No. 3. Perkins .County The Grant Tribune and Sentinel, Grant, Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Pawnee County-The Pawnee Chief, Pawnco City. Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Phelps County Tho Loomls Sentinel, Loomls, No. 1; Tho Holdrege Progres, Holdrege, Nos. 2 and 3. Pierce County The Pierce Leader. Pierce, Nos. 1 and 2; tho Plalnvlew News, Flalnvlew, No. 3. Platte County Platto Center Signal, Platte Center, No. 1; tho Humphrey Dem ocrat. Humphrey, No. 2; tho Columbus Telegram, Columbus, No. 3. Polk County The StromsburK Head light, Stromsburg, No. 1; the Polk Prog, ress, Polk, No. 2:. the Osceola Democrat. Osceola, No. 3. Red Willow County The Indtanola Re porter, Nos. I, 2 and 3. - - J Ouster Demos Praise Hitchcock's Support of Wilson's Policies BROKEN BOW, Ncb July Z4.-(Spe-clal.) The democratic county convention was held here Wednesday afternoon. J. J. Toolcy of Anselmo was made permanent chairman and James Lomax of thts city permanent secretary. Some of the fea tures of the platform adopted were tho endorsement of the Wilson administra tion, commendations upon the repealing of the tolls exemption law, the "watchful waiting" policy being pursued with ref erence to Moxtco, tho endorsement of Secretary of State Bryan's conduct, tho business ltko administration of Governor vMorehead and the course pursued by Hon. W. H. Thompson as chairman of tho state central committee. The convention commended the course pursued by Hon. J. J. Tooley as a mem ber of the Stato Normal board and rec ommended him to Governor Morcheadl for reappointment. It also recommonded to the voters the name of W. B. East ham for commissioner of public lands and buildings. United States Senator Hitchcock and democratic representatives in congress who havo stood by tho ad ministration in the enactment of its policies into law were commended. Twenty-four delegates to the state convention were) elected. Before ad journing the convention passed a motion that the state delegates be Instructed to cast their votes as a unit for W. H. Thompson for chairman of tho state central committee. SEVERE ELECTRICAL STORM IN KEARNEY AND BUFFALO KEAR.NET, Neb., July 24.-(Speclal Telegram.) Tho severest electrical and thunderstorm witnessed in this county for many years, occurred this morning, being accompanied by wind. Nearly two Inches of rain fell in' less than one hour and the same Is reported In Kearney county. The lightning terrified many residents, several houses being struck and trees and hay stacks suffered. The telephone service is out of commission, half ot tho phones in this city being burned out by the lightning. One family narrowly escaped death, when tho lightning struck In the bed room going out of the win dow, and tearing siding from both sides of the house. The rain was a great bene fit to corn. HOLBROOK, Neb., July 24.-(Spec!al Telegram.) Holbrook and vicinity was vicltod by three quarters of an Inch of rain last night. Corn Is In excellent con dition. TRIPLETS NO JUST CAUSE FOR DESERTING FAMILY (From a Staff Correspondent.) MNCOL.N, Neb., July 24, (Speclal.) Trlplets do not constitute lefral grounds for desertion, according to the governor of Iowa. Governor Morehead agrees with him. As a consequence extradition pa pers from Iowa have been honored py the Nebraska executive and Karl Knudson will accompany an Iowa officer from Hartlngton, Neb., where ho is under ar- I rest, to Harlan, la., where a wife and j six children, three of them girls 9 years old, await him. Mrs. Vina Knudson, who signed the complaint, states that she has tried to support her children by doing laundry work, but that they have been cast on the county for support. GRAND ISLAND ROAD WOULD CHANGE SCHEDULE (From a Staff Correspondent.) LINCOLN, July 24. (Special.) The Stato Hallway commission has set July 29 as the date for hearing the application of the St. Joseph & Grand Island rail road for permission to make changes in Its passenger schedule. Just what the proposed changes are has not been made clear. The Grand Island Commercial club hns entered a protest. The railway commission today granted permission to the Rock Island railroad to reduco potato rates from producing points on its Nebraska lines to Omaha, Lincoln and Beatrice. LIVINGSTON'S NAME WILL NOT APPEAR UPON BALLOT (From a Staff Correspondent) LINCOLN, Neb., July 24.-Bpeclal.)-The name of Walter Livingston will not appear on the primary ballot as a can didate for state senator from the district comprising Adams and Clay counties. Livingston's filing papers did -not arrive at the secretary of state's office in time to allow him becoming a candidate on the democratic Ucket and a friend of Livingston who called at the office to day announced that the Hastings man would withdraw from the contest for the populist nomination. CHILD STRUCK BY BOLT OF LIGHTNING WHIL ABED HEBRON, Neb., July 24. (Special Tel egrarn.) The home of II. McCale, near this city, was struck, by lightning last night and a little child asleep In bed was quite badly burned about one foot and hand In addition to suffering a severe shock, but will survive. Everybody reads Bee Want Ada, Save 1-3 on any Straw, Panama or Bangkok Hat CR0PSEY AND KILLEAN RUN ONLY AS REPUBLICANS FAlRBt'ItY. Neb., July 24. (Special.) That there Is no dearth of candidates for political honors In Jefferson county Is evidenced by the fact that approximately forty candidates havo filed for office. Nearly all of the republican candidates' have filed on tho republican and pro gressive tickets nnd only two bold ones stand out who claim to be straight re publcans; they are V. D. Cropsey, for mery state senator and now a candidate for county treasurer, and John B. Kll lean. candidate for congress In thoj Fourth district. Neither of thme would affillato with thrprogresslve party. The filings for office In Jefferson Include: J. P. Thlessen and Ij. It. Lambert (rep. prog.). C. 1. K. Blauser (dcm.), for repre sentative Thirty-second district County Troasurcr D. B. Cropsoy (rep), C. a. Catplln (rep.-prog.), Alex Shepherd (dem.). County Clerk C. A. Fehlman and C. O. Marthlus (rep-prog.), V. I Worrall (dem.). County Superintendent Theodore Shaf fer nnd W. H. Lilno (rep-prog.), II. Ab rail ins (dem.). County Attorney F. L,. Bain (rep. prog.). J. II. Kemp, republican candidate for governor was In Falrbury this week meeting the ovtors. ONLY 0NE"WEEK0F GRACE REMAINS FOR CORPORATIONS (From a Staff Correspondent.) LINCOLN, July 24,-(Spcclal.) But one week of graco remains In which corpora tions operating under the Nebraska law may pay their occupation tax. After Au gust 1 a penalty of 15 per cent o ftho tax will be added for those corporations which have failed to pay this tax Into the secretary of state's office. Concerns operating under charters. granted In other states will have until September 1 to pay tho tax before any penalty Is added. These provisions aro made under a new law now In effect which Increases the rate of taxation on corporations having a largo amount of capital stock. I.rnnn Family Ileanion. WEEPING WATER, Neb., July 24. (Special.) Mr. and. Mrs. W. II. Lyman, pioneer citizens of this place, are to en Joy during the noxt ten days, a family reunion. Their six children and all but two of their slxtecen grandchildren will To Keep Skin White Velvety, Wrinkle-Free C M. W. says: "I perspire so exces sively that powder makes my face streaky these days and creams moke It Kreasy and shiny. What can I dor Try the treatment recommended to "Anise, A. F. O, writes; "My skin seem mt loose and wrinkly In hot weather. What "will help It?" Use a wash lotion made by dissolving 1 or. powdered saxollte In yj PL witch hazel. This Is Immediately of fectlve In any wrinkled or flabby condi tion. Use daily for awhile and results will astonish you. Anise: A simple way to keep your Bkln smooth, soft and white Is to apply ordj. nary mercollred wax before retiring, washing It off In the morning. This keeps the face free from the particles of lifeless cuticle which constantly appear. The wax absorbs these wornout parti cles, so the younger, fresher, healthier skin Is always In view. An ounce of mercollzed wax may be had at small cost at any drug store. Use like cold! cream, I Aunt Sally In Woman's Realm. Ad vertisement. Sale of Dresses Our entire stock formerly sold up to $15.00, divided into two lots, at $3.05 and $3.05. Up to $2.00 Waists at 85c. ORKINS, 1510 Douglas Street mi, mm m The knowledge that every suit involved in a King-Peck HALF PRICE SALE is through and through a "Quality" suit, a garment from our regular stock and the production of the world's foremost tailors, make this event doubly attractive to men and young men who seek good style and Charges for Al terations be present. The names and residence ot the six children are as follows: Mrs. Ida Neuachafer. city; Mrs. T. C. Kunklo, Madrid, Neb.; Mrs. O. O. Cogllzer, city; Mrs. J. C. Undburg. Spear Fish. 8. D. ; Mrs. O. it. Lamb, Lincoln; Vomer Q. Lyman of China; Charles Lyman, Mel- bcrta. Neb.; will Lyman, lloiyoke, uoia, and Miss Anna Lyman, city. Note from TCxeter. EXETER, Neb., July 24. (Special.) The work on Exeter's new J40.O00 high school building Is progressing fairly well. Tho footings are all In and tho contractor Is ready to put in tho concrete walls of tho basement. A little delay was occasioned by delay In getting tholr material on tho ground. ('. C. Smith, proprietor of tho Adjust able Index Tab factory here, gave his sixty employes a picnic outing at Beaver Crossing Thursday. He arranged with the Northwestern to attach an extra car to the morning northbound train to take tho crowd up and bring It back In the even ing. He also contracted with the women of the Christian church at tho Crossing They Are All Annual Sale of Low Shoes One customer said: "I wait for this sale because I get Just thu shoo I want at greatly reduced prices, and I get a fit. Your shoe flttcrs know their business." Cut Prices For Men Edwin Clapp's $7.00 imported Russia calf and gun ftp nr metal oxfords, pair . . . ijO.BjQ Hanan & Son's $C.OO and $0.50 Russia and gun metal calf and vlcl kid oxfords, per McDonald & Klley's $6 Russia calf and French calf rt ir oxfords, per pair t9Tl4u McDonald & Klley's $5 and $5.50 regular Russia (jn QP calf oxfords, pair WUiUU Ton lines of Howard & Foster's $4.50 Russia and gun Afl nr metal oxfords, pair. . .Jpy.Q Ten lines $4 and $4.50 oxfords In Russia and gun n nn metal calf, patent colt. . JqU Ton lines of Russia gun mutal calf and patent colt, $f) OC Palr 0.bO One hundred pairs broken lots, small sizes, In tan and patent colt, regular $4 and $5 oxfords no charges, ex changes or deliveries yofiV choice $1.00 20 OK on all our Boys', Misses' and Children's Low Shoes, Pumps and Sandals. Drexel 1419 Farnam Street dependable quality Many Thousands of World's Best Suits Are Now Offered at Exactly All the season's most favored novelties. All "True Blue" Serge Suits; models for both young and old men, in either two or three button effects, as well as our en tire exclusive stock of Rogers-Peet & Co. celebrated clothes $10 to $40 SUITS Can Now Be Bought HALF PRICE CLEARANCE OF. Entire stock of low cut shoes in all leathers and canvas havo been bo reduce in price ns to insure the quickest possible clearance. $1.50 Oxfords, now. . . $1.15 $1.75 Oxfords, now. . . $135 $2.00 Oxfords, now. .' $150 $2.25 Oxfords, now. . . $1.75 $2.50 Oxfords, now. . . $1.95 $3.00 $3.50 $4.00 $4.50 $5.00 OMAHA'S LARGEST " STORE for MEN 'AND me- at Howard" to furnish dinner and supper for the party. . , There has been an unusual amount m ui,,v ihrsalilnir this season around here, mhui nvnmelnir nround twenty bushels. or from five to ten bushels less than the estimate before harvest . ,.. llBnntiilpnnll Meet. fiTOClCVI LLK, Neb., July 24. (Special.) The republicans of Frontier county held their county convention hero Tuesday aft ernoon. There was a good attendance. Hon. John C. Gammlll-was chairman and gave the convention one of his strong characteristic talks. Tho following dele gates wcro clocted to the state conven tion: W. B. Votaw, L. H. Cheney, V. C. Bchroeder, L. O. Richardson, D. O. Nel son, L. O. Taylor, W. F. Toung and 8. (W. Gilbert. Tho central commltteo was organised with J. A. Williams chairman and L. II. Cheney secretary-treasurer. Knr the AVenlt mill Nervous. Tired out, weak, nervous men and women need Electric Bitters; helps tho nerves and tones up the system. COo and $LO0. All druggists. Advertisement. Pleased With Cut Prices For Women Hanan & Son's IB.DO and $6.00 gun metal calf and patent colt pumpH and ox fords, ner nulr .... S4.35 15 50 kid $3.85 ood 19.50 Hanan & Bon's $5.00 and in 50 kid and patent oxrorns, Hand welt Holes, In lace, ner nalr Latterman. Croxton Sc Wood J.60 patent vesting quarter and gun metal Colonial I'umps, pair Gun metal and patent colt Colonial pumps, JB.00 values, per pair. . . Cousin's white craven ette, in button, high or low. 15 values, ner nalr S4.35 S3.85 S3.80 netal calf S3.85 S2.98 white nu- S2.90 Foster's Russia and gun metal calf and patent pumps, J&.00 and J5.60 values, per pair I"atent and gun metal calf oxfonlA and iramni. Tier nalr All our 14.00 and 4 60 white nu- buck boota. In button or oxfords, per pair 600 pairs small alied oxfords, In gun metal, Hussion calf, patent colt, bronie, blavk and gray minde, and white sea lslantl duck, $4.00 and $5.00 valuen. no charges or 1 fifl deliveries I.1U OXT THE BABOAXXT TABZ.B ZOO pair oxfords, all sizes, up to 8tt In double AA, 13 rand C, )3.E0 and 14.00 values. No en cliarvca or deliveries "vyt 200 pairs of misses', chlldron'x and young ladles' pumps amt ox fonUi: regular 12 valuen; KQ no charges or deliveries.....,.'11' Shoe Co. as well as best values in their apparel OR MEN'S and BOYS' OXFORDS Oxfords, now. . . $2.25 Oxfords, now. . . $2.65 Oxfords, now. . . S2.95 Oxfords, now. . . S3. 35 Oxfords, now. . . S3. 75 Pecka ""HOME of QUALITY CLOTH EST This $46 Maple Dresser for $30 6ne of the many big values in our Sale of Bedroom Furniture Tho surplus of two big factories bought to soli for 1-3 Off $3(1 Oak DrosRors $35 Oak Chiffoniers $80 Oak DodH $30 Maple Princess Dressers. ,JR2 $48 Walnut Princess DrossorB. jgJJJj $30 Mahogany Princess Dressers. . $60 Mahogany Dressers Hjtjf $37 Oak Princess Dressers. S24.50 Rase, 44x21; Mirror, 1840 Curtain Remnants at 5c Each For Saturday wo will put on sale a quantity ot Swiss, Scrim, Gren adine, Madras, Net, Voile, Etamlnc and Marquisette romnants In longths to 2V4 yards; materials priced from -r 25c to $1.00 per yard. All to cIobo out Saturday, each Window Shades 19c Odd shados made from workroom remnants of shndo cloth, up to 3G Inches wide and 5 feet long, worth C5c to $1, to close in out, at, oach JLlC Orchard & Contractors or Builders are nearest headquarters when located in THE BEE BUILDING "Th building that it always new" Leases, deeds, abstracts, lot lines, mortgages, liens nnd n hundred other- things are matters of record at tho Court House. AU the littlo details of the city's ordinances, regulations and requirements are necessarily looked after, and Building, Boiler, Sewer, Steam, Street, Electric and other permits are obtainable only at the City Hall. Offices adjacent to these two buildings will, there fore, save timo for yourself and patrons. The Bee Building is most conveniently located. OFFICE, ROOM 103 j Swap Anything in the "Swapper's Column" 1 PRICE BOYS' Watch Oar Windows Sample Bedroom Rugs 30x72, S1.50. $2.45. $3.45 for rugs worth $2.25 to $6.36, all in reversible patterns and good colorings. Wilhelm Co.