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TFTE HF.E: OMAHA, FRIPAV. SEPTKMnER IS. 1014.
FIGHT ON COMPENSATION LAW
Stat Federation of Labor Has Warm
Debate Over Imposition.
MITES ON COMMITTEE REPORT
Flaal Artlna W iirBf TnVra Later,
tkr DIcnloi ot Rr!n& Con
cladr.d t nlTrr.ttr ltrnio
I In r'avorrri.
(From a Staff Correspondent.!
LINCOLN. Fcpt. It (Spoilsl Telejtram )
Though paxclnir renoliit'onn In con
demnation of th workmen's ecnpcnsn-
tioit law in th committer pstrrday with!
only on dlssrrttns; vot, whn the matt r j
cam up b.for tha 8tste Fcdcrat'on it
I-abor convention tociay It brousht on .
red hot dlseussinn which drvolontd much j
opposition to the report of the commit-1
tea. After discussing It fr most of tho!
afternoon the resolution was laid over
intll tomorrow when action will be taken.
THa federation declared In favor of re
moval of the university to the stito farm.
Y. M. Coffey challenging the statements
made that university students worked
their way through school on the money
made by working out of school hours.
"Most of thcea student work on the
euttlcte for no other purpose than to ear.i
moneyv to keep up their end in the
fraternities and the social functions,"
laid Mr. Coffey.
"Home ot them pay their way through
in this way." said he. "but the majority
of them do this work ttvtt they may huvr
money to spend In amusements, suppers,
dancea and other social dolntts. A reso
lution was raised against militarism and
the organization of boy scouts.
I Partially Made
HASTINGS. Neb., 8eept. 16. (Special
Telegram.) The body of the murderer of
Henry P. Trout and Sheriff Sanderson In
Clay county yesterdny was Identified this
nftemor.n as that of a man who stopped
at the hotel Clarke here. The informa
tion leading to tha Identification was fur
nished by landlord John Teellng. The
man registered at the hotel last Sunday
evening as "C. t. Branson, Omaha,"
doubtless an assumed name. He left
Tuesday night without paying his bill.
The guest left a traveling bag and
suit ca.se, both of good quality in the
hotel. They were examined this afi.n
lioou and wet fiund to contain a pair if
good shoes bearing a Los Angelas driv
er's trai'e mark; eevn shirts vith lann
diy mark. "Geo 8," the same as tht on
tha mur-Vrer's I'nderclothlns, a rlnrf s'.le
; ticket foe Moose hail, Omaha, August 2'(.
rnd a bae ball rain check dated Omaha,
-April i 1
Cards f und mong his rfe'ets 'Tore tl e
following nanus tnd addresses: E? .lulirl
Mollne, 4063 Keninore avenue, Ci'oasrc:
J!rs. I Bi -!-. The Eerand. Seattle,
"Wash; Mr. 1. ridley WHIett Allen."
Aviator is Injured
in a Trial Flight
BROKEN BOW, Neb., fcept. 1. (bpe- i
clal Telegram.) While Aviator L. E.
Norman was trying his acioplane this j
morning on the fair grounds he was I
thrown to the ground on his head, sus- i
talrlng serious injuries.
Tne machine was wrecked. Norman
failed to go up yesterday and remarked
that he would make the flight today if it
killed him. The machine was traveling
over the grounds at a forty-niilc clip and
had fairly commenced to litre when tha
accident occurred, one of the wings touch
ing the ground and throwing it violently
to the other side. Norman's cqnditlon Is
NEBRASKA CITY PRESBYTERY
ENDS TWO DAYS' SESSION
TORK. Neb , Sept. 17. (Speclal.)-The
Presbytery of Nebraska City Just closed
a two days' session in this c'ty. Rev. T. L.
Sexton, D. D., who has been the stated
clerk for the last five years, resigned
and Itev. Arthur E. Perry was elected to
the place. Rev. B. M. Long led the de
votional service. Three young men were
examined and- taken under the care of
the Tresbj-tcry. A .new committee on
vacancy and supply was elected as fol
lows: Kev. R. V. Caughey of Lincoln,
Rev. T, F. B. Smith of York and Rev.
W, L. Dole of Adams. The Presbytery
adjourned to meet In October in Madison.
ABANDONMENT OF LIEGE
IS ADMITTED IN BERLIN
LONDON, Sept. W.-iS:17 a. m.i-A
Rome . dispatch to the Exchange Tele
graph company states that It is officially,
admitted In Berlin that the German
have abandoned Liege. '
FredrU'k W. Wolf.
MADISON. Neb.. Sept. 17. (Special.)
Fj-ederlck' W. Wolf, for many years a
merchant of thik city, died at Murdock.
The body waa brought here for burial.
Mr. Wolf was born at Preusen. Bran
denburg, Germany, December 8, ,1S30. In
l?r.S ha brought his family to America,
went to Maryville, Wis., and worked on
a farm, after which he did brick work
and made wooden shoes. It is said that
tha first dosen pairs were exchanged for
10 cents 'worth of salt. He prospered in
tha wooden shoe bulness, out of the
earnings of which he purchased forty-five
acres of land for II.0OO, on which he built
a block house with two windows, tha
entire house ecstlng but (2.G0 In actual
' money. The shingles were made -by hla
wlfa. Ha camo to Madison tn 1SX0. He
' leaves a wlfa and three grandchildren,
Herbert Wolf of Oelriih. 8. p.; V. A.
; Wolf of Omaha, und Otto W. Wolf of
'Pblllp Prlrlay. ,
' BENEDICT. Neb.. Sept. 17. (Special )
. Philip rli In y died yesterday at his home
cast of this city. He was 71 years old
and was born In England. He camae to
this country In 1ST I and homeoteaded. Ha
has lived continually on his homestead.
His wife died several years ago. His
foster son, Austin Uriflftt of Seattle,
(Wash., and his family were with him
when he dlded. Mr. Orififth Is one of
tha leading lawyers of Seattle and Is a
candidate on ' tho prosreaslve ttfket for
congress in his district.
Presented to Douglas County by Ak-Sar-Ben
to.VHtmr . - . aftrti-r-isiai rmsr sti-f i-nniTH
The magnificent etatdc of Maude, the1
long faithful and now deceased male that
served Ak-Sar-Ben so long, was last
night hauled from the Den to the court
house and there formally presented . to
Douglas county. It was a celebration In
honor of the last night of the show and
initiation for the season.
A. W.- Jefferls made the presentation
speech, presenting the ststue to the
county officials, although it was midnight
and the good commissioners were at
home peacefully asleep. Meantime the
Ak-Sar-Ben band played "Auld Lang
Syne." Jefferls grew eloquent, eulogised
Uus Renxe, the great sculptor, for toll
Uses Gasoline for
Cleaning Her Dress;
is Severely Burned
OXFORD. Neb., Sept. IT. (Special.)
M! l.uUle Pettygrova was severely
burned yesterday 'as the result of he
ignition of ga.-oline used for cleaning a
dress. It Is supposed that tha vapor
to k tire from the friction caused by rub
bing tho toMu of the woolen goods to
Mr.. H. -H. Pettygrore, her mother,
and a neighbor, Mrs. C. 8. Prime, ex-'
tlriKU'ehed the flames by wrapping her
body in a bfd quilt, but not until her
cnothiiig was all burned from the lower
part vf her body and the flesh scorched
from waist to knees.
The flames upread from the porch to
tho kin hen, the entire Interior of which
was acofciied before the volunteer fire
department succeeded In putting out the
CNE THOUSAND INDIANS AT
THE DAWESC0UNTY FAIR
CHADRON, Neb.. Sept. IT (Special.)
Yesterday was the real opening of the
Mill annual fair of 1 'awes county, and
the new cement block agricultural hall
was fill of exhibits, this having been the
best year for farm proucts, Dawes
county ever knew.
Frank Champlan Is here with his Blerlot
monoplane. Many race horses from the
North Dakota and Wyoming state fairs
are here. Over 1,000 Indians ar ho re with
thulr tents and parupiicrnaiia, having
been allowed 160 acres.
CITY CHURCHMEN WILL
' WEEPING WATER. Neb.. Sept. 7.
(Special.) The Congregatlqnal church at
this place is planning a special service
on October 4, centering around President
Wilson's call for a day 'of prayer for
leace In Europe. ' A feature In con
nection with the huldlng of the services
1b the plan to Invite in about sixty
families from the country to attend the
morning services, ba the guests ' for
d'nner of families in town selected by
let, and then attend the afternoon vesper
RIFLE IN BROTHER'S HANDS
' FATALLY WOUNDS YOUTH
FREMONT, Neb., Sept. ' 17. (Spevlal
Telegram.) Paul Martin, a W-year-old
son of Abner Martin, waa accidentally
shot by his 16-year-old brother, Alfred, at
their home In Englewood this morntg
snd died at the hospital at 10 o'clock.
The brother la prontrated over the affair.
He was carrying an old army rifle to tho
house and inserting the shell when U
was discharged, the bullet striking th-3
smaller boy in the abdomen.
Parent Claim Boar.
WEEPING WATER. Neb.. Sept. 17.
(Sneclul.) The body of Mrs. Harry
j Hutchison found dead In her home here
Monday evening has boej; claimed by the
parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Docken of
Osmond, Neb., and was sent to Osmond
this morning for burial. No further facts
concerning her death have boen dis
covered except that it la still believed
that deatU followed a fit of epilepsy to
which she was subject and U Is believed
that she fell on the bed In such a way
as to strangle to death.
News Notes of Grneva
GENEVA, Neb., Sept. 17.-Speclal.V-SiveraF
per.ple were hurt and one seri
ciusly at the fair grounds yesterday by a
horse running Into a crowd. A boy by
tie name of Norton was tha Worst hurt.
The Deshler-Erunlng ball lam at tha
fair was a battle royal. Deohler made
tha only score and that In tha last halH
ing for eight long years In the production
of this masterpiece. In the midst of the
eulogy, tha patrol bell clanged, the po
lice auto dashed Into the court house
grounds, where red light torches were j
gayly biasing, and tha' faithful troupe
of Ak-Sar-Ben actors, sonic forty strong,
laid hold of the sturdy Ous and tosstyl
him bodily Into tha wagon.
The bell clanged again, and awny shot
the machine with the bara armed Ous
brandishing his fists out of the gloom of
the wsgon. Then the crowd repaired to
the Elks' club, where they spent some
more time celebrating the closing night
of Den initiations for the season. .
to Work. for Their
Board in Eussland
PETROORAD, Sept. 17. (Via London.)
The Bourse Oaxette states that -up to a
few days agro the Russians held 200,009
prisoners, who arf being rapidly dls-i
tributed to many distant districts. Most
of them are being given labor of one kind
or another, thousands being used on tha
railways and others helping with the
harvest and plowing, while still others
are lumbering and road making. Many
of them have been sent to Turkestan for
work on the drainage system. Efforts
are being made so that this influx of
labor will not Interfere with regular wage
The minister of agriculture has issued
the following statement regarding ths
prisoners. "The prisoners must work to
insure their existence. We shall pay for
the work done, but our position Is not
that of ordinary employers. Our prisoners
must work. In return for which we shall
continue to support and feed them.;'
POSTMASTERS FOR 'I0WA
BOTH NEW ANDREAPPOINTED
WASHINGTON. Sent. 17-(Snecll T.l-
egram.) Nebraska pensions granted: Car-
roomer, noiarege, iz; Levlns
btoner, Craig, 112.
Postmaster appointed In Iowa: Almont
Clinton county, Elenora Hanson, vice 8i-
mun naiiBon; Anaover, uunton county
Detlef P. Naove, vice Otto H. Beck; Bald
win, Jackson county, Edward White, vice
W. E. Potter; Bettendorf, Scott county,
Frank Riebengartner, vice H. Schroe-
oor, remgnea; uouton, Dallas county,
DoraWolber, vice W. S. Arthurs; Bryant,
Clinton county, August Wesael, vice T. A.
Hartencen; Buffalo, Scott county. Lulu
neinurecnt, vice r . ri. Bowers: Calamus,
Clinton county, Frank A. Pleper, vice R.
B. Sherman; Comanche, Clinton county,
L. Pearl Beans, vice Kate Miller: Con-
roy, Iowa county. Charles T. Lyon, vice
Asa A. Hall, removed: East PleMnt
Plain, Jefferson county, Lewis T. Baltin
ger, vice Agnes M. Stewart, resigned;
i-arnnamviiie, uainoun county, Mary E. I
David, vice George Coats; Florls, Davis
county, Samuel O. McClure, vice C. O.
Plank; Grand Mound, Clinton county. Vir
gil R. Nortrop. vice William Vos;
Harper's Ferry, Allamakee county, Rita
O. Collins, vice Thorvald Oestern. re
moved; Lamotta, Jackson county, Nicho
las B. Nemmers. vice N. A. Hoffman; Ice
land, Winnebago county, Effle M. Stew
ard, vice Ole MichaeleonH Mr-Causland,
Scott county. Hit L. Oarber, vice Mrs. A.
Garber. resigned; Monmouth, Jackson
county. John B. Bubbard. vice Bert R.
Dye; Morse, Johnson county, Roy D. Con
nelly, vice William Andrews; Norwalk,
Warren county, Elbert T. Smith, vice K.
M. Beehy, resigned; Otho. Webster county.
Oley'C. Hanson, vice George Snurr; Han
nail, Hamilton county, . Michael G. Hen
son, vice Jacob Williams, resigned; Ryan.
Delaware county. William H. Wsxd, yloe
F. L. Houston, resigned; Solon. Johnson
coupty, Anna m. hock, vice j. u. hock;
South Amana. Iowa county, Adolph T.
Ratsol, vice George Helnmann; Wheat
land. Clinton 'county, Frank W. Buxton,
vice D. Beckmann.
Postmasters reappointed In Iowa: Bar
num, Webster county, Bell V. Klraehom;
Burnslde, Webster county, John W. Ten
nant: Conesville, Muscatine county, Mi
nerva L. Miller; Eldredge, Scott county,
Albert C. Oetxmann: Green Island, Jack
son count v, John H. Chick; High. Iowa
county, Henry Gelger; Lecla're, ' Scott
county. Richard Q. Hulet; Montnelles,
Muscatine oounty. Joelah A. Morris;
Moorland, Webster county, Kmma Rey;
New Liberty, Scott county, Minnie K I ne
ver; Princeton, Scott county, Glenn W.
Alhan; Spillvlll.e Winneshiek county. Ste
phen Kruthek; Stockton, Muscatine
county, Leonard Schlapkohl; Van Meter,
Dallas eounty, Abner C. Trtndle; Welcott,
Scott county. Norman Lehoe; Webster.
Keokuk county, Jessie C. Dtiree; Zwtngle,
Jackson county. Kdrar E. Alspach.
On the recommendaUon of Democratic
Committeeman Wada. Dr. H. M. Huston
has been appointed pensfon surgeon at
affrnaro Speakers Talk.
PLATTSMdUTH. Neb., dept. 17. (Spe
cial.) Mrs. Desha 3rcckenridga 0f Lex
ington. Ky. gave two talks In this city
ki large audlerces along tha Una of equal
Pnlowlng Mrs. Breckenridga camo Miss
Marjorie Dorroan of New York City and
told her small audience last evening her
reasons for opposing woman sufrage, and
said, "The argument that woman suf
frage will bring prohibition lent so.
There Isn't a dry etala that wasn't mad
If It's In Style J3er&b Em
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District Superintendent Disclose
Conditions Under Their Charge.
TO FIX THE BOUNDARY LINES
Committee Named to Confer with
Similar Committee from North
wM Nebraska Conference la
Rrlatlos) to Territory.
The banquet of the Methodist Brother
hood was given In the Masonic hall and
was attended by over 800 ministers. Dr.
I F. D. Bovard of Ban Francisco was the
only rpfif offers of the asso-
elation were elected as follow
Dr. P. N. Dawson of Omaha, president.
H. F. Huntington, secretary.
W. S. Porter, treasurer.
It was announced that the share of ti e
Nebraska conference of the annual profit
of the book concern this year would be
and 130 from the chartered fund.
This Is applied to tha fund collected for
conference relief of superannuated
preachers and preachers' widows and
A committee composed of C. M. Mc-
Corkle, R. H. Thompson, B. A. Cram,
W. B. Alexander and G. H. Main waa
appointed to meet a like committee from
the Northwest Nebraska conference to
arrange the boundaries of the two con
ferences. A special session of the con
ference is called for this afternoon to
discuss church finances. Dr. Calkins
will lecture on "The Man and His
Money" and Bishop Henderson and Dr.
Coker of New York will make, addresses.
Most of the Thursday session wss
takcVi up In listening to the reports of
the district superintendents. , All- of tha
districts report a large Increase In tha
membership of the church.
Tha secretary of the conference an
nounced the withdrawal from tha min
istry of the church of Rev. D. D. Bartle.
formerly of Omaha. Dr. Bartle Is now
engaged. In newspaper work In Virginia.
Boosts Cnoreh Schools.
Dr.' F. D. Bovard, who is representing
the educational Interests of the church,
caught tha attention of the audience with
the statement that "ni church has a
right to bunco Its young people out of
the best education possible" by demand
ing that their young people attend de
nominational schools If others were bet
ter. He said the aim of tha Educational
society was to furnish the best educa
tion that could be secured anywhere.
C. F. Stelmer was elected to elder's or
dination and O. W. Reynolds was re
ceived' In full connection In the con
ference. Shepherd Field Secretary.
The Conference Claimants Endowment
fund, with resources of t5,000, elected
Rev. C. M. Shepherd as field secretary
and A. E. Butler of University Place,
The society has worked out a plan for
the care of Its aged ministers and their
wives, In which they are provldm cot
ii'm homes for their aged ones, tha
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Special Display Friday and Saturday ,
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Call Roll of Dead.
The roll of the honored dead was called
with the members of the conference stand
ing. This custom of the conference ws
introduced by Dr. J. W. Jennings some
years ago, and his name was among th )i
called this year. The names of the min
isters who have died during the year are:
J. W. Jennings, P. C. Johnson. Nicholas
H. Davies, liorenio Jean, J. I. Mclaugh
lin and C. 8. Hawley. Bishop Mclntyre,
who had been assigned to preside t this
conference, died In Chicago recently, r.nl
a touching resolution of. sympathy was
wired to his family. ' J
The, following officers of the conference
E. R. Furman. secretary; H. G. Iang
ley. tressurer; B. F. Eberhardt. statistical
Next Friday morning was fixed as the
time of locating the next annual confer
ence. Omaha will have a committee pres
ent on behalf of the Methodism of that
city, to invite the session to meet In
Omaha. If the Invitation Is accepted, the
sessions will probably be held In the
Dr. Wilbur Sherlden of Chicago, the
general secretary of the Epworth league,
spoke Wednesday and said that the
official paper of the league had
reached a circulation of over 100,000. The
leaders of the Young People's societies of
tha different denominations had agreed to
censtttute a flying squadron, of which
Dan Pohllng. Charles M. Sheldon of To
peka, and himself were to be tha advance
guard, to rally tha forces of tho young
people In a prohibition campaign during
the coming year,
Mrs., Desha Breckenrtdge of Kentucky
was invited to address the conference on
Woman's suffrage. After her address.
Rev. M. B. Williams of tha Uncoln dis
trict Introduced a resolution calling for
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the support of the woman's suffrage
movement rt the polls in November. It
waa passed without debate.
E. R. Graham of the Methodist Book
Concern of Chicago called attention to tha
fact that the Methodist Book Concern
had a capital of IS.WiO.onO and waa the
largest publishing house In America. The
profits of the concern go to the retired
ministers. The afternoon session was de
vcted to the settlements with the treas
urer and the gathering of statistics.
FAIRBL'RY. Neb . Sept. 17.-(Speclal )
Cupid finally came Mit victor In an In
teresting romance that rulmlnnted J'as
terday In the marriage of Miss Ottella
Welsel to Raleigh H. Gibson. Both wera
brought up (n Falrbury and had been
lovera from childhood.
The bride Is the eldest daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. O. P. Welsel of thle city. She
was reared In Falrbury and la a graduate
of tho high school. Tha groom Is tha
son of Mr. and Mrs, John Gibson and he,
to. Is gradouata of the high school;
also a dental college of Philadelphia.
Rev. J. K. Shellenberger of tha Christian
YORK. Neb.. Bept. 17,-Mlsa Katharyne
Armstrong and John R. Deenean of Los
Angeles. Cal., were married at Bt. Jo
seph's church yesterday morning. Father
Cullcn officiating. Tho ooupla left for
Los Angeles, Cal., where the will make
Misa Genevieve Baum, daughter of Leon
ard Baum, and Loyal C. V. Garratson
were married by Rev. Charles W. Savldga
at his residence Wednesday evening at 1:14
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