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THE UKE: OMAHA. SSATUKDAY, NOVKMHKU M, UM4.
TAX COMMISSION IN SESSION
Meets to Fix on Plan for Creation
of Similar Body.
SUGGESTION OF BOARD MADE
Way Vlru Open by Mamlaar Kifn
tirr Officer mm Heads and Kr
prli( Datlee la .mbrr
WORKMEN'S ACT ANALYZED
Commissioner Brian Make Abstract
of Compensation Law Provisions.
BENEFITS FOR SPECIFIC HURTS
All Kmployere af Fir r Mara rer
loai, wlta Certala Exceptleas,
Coma Wltkla Aapllratloa
af the Law.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
IJXCOUN, Neb.. Nov. JO. ( Special.
Member of the State Tax commission
held a session with the attorney general
today to consider providing ways and
means for the creation of a tax commis
sion under the present restrictive laws.
The special commission says it does not
want to perpetuate Itself in office as all
of the members are engaged In work
which they will not rive up, but they
are anxious to see a commission created
which will administer state revenue laws
from a more centralised point than is
The way apparently lies open, they con
cluded after their visit to the attorney
general, through reposing the duties In
some of the executive officers as named
by the constitution and then through the
creation of an under board of secre
taries. It would make for efficiency, the com
mission says, to have members of this
board chosen in a nonpartisan way and
to have one of the three members ap
pointed every two years, to hold six-year
terms. Were that plan followed the first
appointment of three members would be
for two, four and six years, respectively.
Twelve Vacant Chain.
Twelve chairs remain unselected In the
house and six in the senate. The late
comers w-Ul have a chance either to sit
on the front row or roost out on the end
seats, for nothing else Is left.
I,e Work oa Brooms.
The work of making the complete
brooms at the state penitentiary will not
be continued any more. The Lee com
pany, which has had the broom' con
tract for several years, will only use the
convicts for making certain parts of the
broom, the finished product being com
pleted at their Lincoln factory. Only
about fifty men can be used from now
on. What prisoners are UBed will be in
the chair factory and In the necessary
work outside and Inside the prison. The
work of pulling down the old b'lildtng
will be begun as soon as the broom ma
chinery is out, and the other building
used as a broom factory will be remod
Rate Case Pat Ovex.
The hearing in the oil cases, which were
to have coma up before the railway com
mission tomorrow, has been postponed
until January 6. The complaint was
inade by the National Petroleum associa
tion against the Santa Fe Railway com
pany and involved changes in rates.
' Ifews Notes from Falrtiurr.
FAIRBURY Neb., Nov. 20. (Special.)
Thursday was pay day for the Rock
Island and Agent F. D. Bradley dis
tributed approximately $30,000 In pay
checks to the 600 employes at Falrbury.
W. A. Hamilton, a farmer living north
of' Falrbury, held a publio sale Wednes
day and sold " his "live stock and farm
Implements. - Mr. Hamilton and his family
left, today for. the Panhandle country of
Texas to engage In the live stock busi
ness. The revival meetings at the Methodist
Episcopal church, which have been . In
session for a couple of weeks, will close
Sunday night. J. P. Sullivan, an ex-convict
of the Nebraska penitentiary, has
been conducting the meetings and a num
ber of converts have been secured.
W, F, Cummins, the Rock Island con
ductor who was Injured by being thrown
from a box car at Thompson, Neb., last
July, has recovered from his Injuries and
will resume work this week.
Stopped and Rebuilt
Worries Overcome, Evidence
Brushed Away. The .
8. 8. 8., the famous blood purifier. Is
man's architect. It contemplates the dam
age done aad repairs tbs damage. It also
looks after the possible damage and cor
rects all tendency to blood eruptions, decay
of bones, clogging of Joints and any and
all of those myriad of destructive effects
such as rheumatism, catarrh, swollen glands,
sor throat, bronchial affections and the
boat of Infirmities so well known aa being
.caused by Impure blood. And now, why
should 8. 8. 8. do all this? Simply because
it is Nature's antidote, a remedy of search
ing influence. It contains a powerful, nat
ural Ingredient, that sweeps Its way to the
skin. And in doing this it not only anni
hilates destructive germs bnt causes them
to be so converted that they are easily
and harmlessly voided, expelled or de
stroyed and then driven out through the
natural outlets of the body. Thus let
8. 8. 8. be your safeguard In all blood
troubles no matter whst they are. It
won't fall you. Cet a bottle today of aay
.druggist but refuse any and all substi
tutes. Get In communication with the medical
department. Write The Bwlft Specific Co.,
r4 Swift Bldg., Atlanta, Ga. This special
adv-wry work on blood troubles bas been
ct Incalculable benefit and bas cured a
ticst of sufferers.
Views of Omaha'
to Your Friend
at The Bee Office
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Nov. 30. (Special.) ftate
Insurance Commissioner L. O. Ttrlan has
prepared a brief statement of the con
tents of the workman's compensation
law In simplified form, so that when the
law goes into effect ten days after the
official canvass by the board, the public
may have some conception of what It
means. Mr. Brian's statement Is as fol
lows: "The workman's compensation law,
passed in the 1913 legislature, having been
suspended from operation owing to a
referendum petition being filed with the
secretary of state, asking that the law
be referred to the voters at the general
election in November, 1914, and as the un
official tabulation evidences the adoption
of said law, I believe it of Interest to
the public to givo a digest of the most
Important features of the act.
"The law. will be In force and effect
within ten days from the 23d day of
November, at which time the vote Is of
ficially canvassed by the state election
The law will apply to every employer
In this state employing five or more em
ployes, except those employing household
domestic servants, farm laborers and
railroad companies doing interstate com
merce, who ire subject to congress and
not within the provisions of this law.
"Part I Is so framed as to penal y re
both the employer and the employe If
they do not elect to come within the
provisions of Part IL
Application of Law.
"Part II Tvery employer (other than
those exempted) automatically comes
within the provisions of the workman's
compensation law and will bo governed
by its provisions unless the employer
posts, and thereafter keeps posted, In a
conspicuous place or places where his
workmen are employed, a written or
printed notice of his election not to be
bound by Part II, and he must file a
duplicate of such posted notice with the
Insurance commissioner, and unless every
employe gives a written or printed notice
to his employer of his refusal to be bound
by Part II and files a duplicate proof
of the service of such notice with the In
surance commissioner, he will automatic
ally come within the provisions of the
law, and be governed by its provisions.
"If an employer has given notice not to
accept the provisions of part II he may
later waive such notice by posting In a
conspicuous place a written or printed
notice of withdrawal and file a dupl'cato
notice with the insurance commissioner.
"If an employe has given notice not to
accept the provisions of part II, he mttyJ
later waive suoh' notice by a notice In
writing directed to the employer and
serve same upon his employer or his
agent, and file a duplicate with the in
surance commissioner. The waiver will
not be effective until noon of the fifth
day after filing the required notice with
the insurance commissioner.'
Contractors and Sotooatractap-s.
"The owner is not responsible where a
contract Is let to a contractor or a con
tractor Is not responsible where a con
tract Is let to a subcontractor If all done
In good faith, provided the owner re
quires the contractor to procure a policy
accord: ng to this act No compensation
will be allowed for the first fourteen days
after disability - begins unless such dis
ability continues for eight weeks or
longer. During the first twenty-one days
after the disability begins the employer
Is l.'ablo for a reasonable medical and
hospital service not to exceed (200.
"For the first 800 weeks 60 per centum
of the wages received at the time of In
Jury, and the maximum amount received
shall not exced 110, and the minimum
amount received shall not be less than S3
per week. Provided, that after the first
300 weeks of total permanent disability
the employe shall receive 40 per ceutum
of the wages received at the time of ac
cident, but not more than IS per week,
or less than S4 per week.
Benefits (or specific Iajary.
"Shall be 60 per centum of the wages
received at the time of the Injury for
the periods as follows:
For the loss of hand, payments for 175
For the loss of arm, payments for 215
For loss -of foot, payments for 160
For the loss of leg, payments for 215
For loss of eye. payments for 125 weeks.
For th loss of two or more of suoh
members not constituting total perma
nent disability shall be the aggregate
time of periods specified for each.
For the loss of both hands, arms, feet,
legs or eyes the same benefits will be
paid as for the total permanent disability.
"In case of Injuries resulting In death
the dependent shall receive 60 per centum
of the wages received for a period of 360
weeks, and for an amount of not more
that 110 or less than fC per week, and In
addition, burial and sick expenses not
to exceed $100.
"If the employe la Injured by reason of
wilful negligence or by reason of being
Intoxicated, no benefits will be paid.
"If the employe Is employed by two or
more employers, the benefits will be pay
able In proportion to the wages paid by
each employer, unless a contract is maJe
between themselves of the burden of the
compensation to be paid.
"No other Insurance held by an em
ploye will detract from the compensation
under this act.
"No agreement by an employe to waive
his rights will be valid.
"Notice must be served upon the em
ployer or his agent as soon as practicable
after the happening of an accident, and
a claim for the compensation must be
made within six months to be valid.
"Notice of an accident must be in writ
ing, slgnel by the person or by a person
in his behalf."
Saturday, We'll outfit hundreds of men in warm stylish Furnishings
Most Men Will Be Needing Warm Underwear
No doubt you are ono of them. You'll save a lot of time and eliminate
the chance of getting something you had not wanted by coming direct to
the store where you are sure to &zpziMfL. with your underwear needs
Vassar Unhn Suits $1,50 to $5 Duofold Union Saits $3,00 to $5 Cotton Separate Garments SOc to $1
Convith Union Saits $1 to $1.50 Ritesize Union Saits $1 to $2.50 Wool Separate Garments $1 to $2.50
The New Shirts Are Here How About a New Sweater?
It make no difference what sort you want or (or what
pur pore you want it. we can fill your order to your com
plete satisfaction and surprise you with splendid values
$1.00, $1.50, $2.00, $2.50, $3.00, $3.50 $1.00, $2.00, $3.00, $5.00, $6.00, $7.50, $10
New Thanksgiving Footwear for Father and the Boys
Don't mar your appearances on Thanksgiving day by shoddy looking ghoes. We're specialist In fitting Men's
and Hoys' feet, and we're famous for offering more good style and good service In footwear than any other store
And we're as proud to sell them as you'll be to
wear them. They are shirts of an entirely differ
ent type than a fellow ordinarily encounters.
Men's Qaality Shoes
$3 to $5.50
Men's High Top Shoes Boys' Qaality Shoes Boys' High Top Shoes
$3 to $5.50 $1,75 to $4 $1.75 to $3.50
Derby Days Arc
Here. Got Yours?
The first snow
and the soft hat
ought to be sup
planted by a
had the snow
got the very soi l
of Derhy that
will best become
a face like yours.
Come in tomor
row for a try-on.
$2, $2.50 $3 $10
in the World's Best
af MfIK A J J aH "", mW V
Suits, Overcoats and Balmacaans and High School Youths
Positive Saving of $3.00 to $8.00 on Every Garment
Suits, Overcoats I
and Balmacaans 1 J
Latest Day Styles $
We're known as the Quality store. A storo
that features none but the most reliable mer
chandise. But that does it signify we ne
glect Popular Priced Clothes. One glance at
our line of $10 (Jarments will convince you of
our splendid preparedness to serve and sat
Hand Tailored C
Compare them with the $25.0(1 and $27.50
Clothes shown around town. We advise this
comparison because we know what excep
tional values they really are. Men of every
proportion can bo fitted perfectly in either a
Suit or Overcoat. Assortments considerably
larger than patrons of other stores are accus
tomed to. '
To be brief, they are wonderful values won
derful, because of the rich fabrics repre
sented, the choiceness of patterns, superior
tailoring and rare good styles. We'll show
you twice the assortment of any other store
and save you $5.00 on every garment. -Come
in and ojmJ.
Extra Quality $
They are the clothes of a Gentleman. Fault
lessly tailored by master craftsmen. Refined
.tyle is moulded into every Suit and Over
coat. The richness of fabric and patterns
give them a distinctive tone not found in ordi
nary Clothes soiling at $5 to $10 more money.
Here aregarments of whicli we are exceptionally proud Perfect styled
LVamM(ajai W I "am l Ju J ' ' af tm. . afTj ' I a .m .
Suits and Overcoats at QJ
You would be asked from $20 to $30 more should vou have your Tailor
duplicate any one of the hundreds of Suits and Overcoats we offer at these
Prices. Hero you avoid tiresome waits and try-ons, chances of an ill fit
ting garment and you can see just how the particular garment and style
looks on you before buying. That' That's Clothes Satisfaction.
Exclusive Omaha Agents Rogers-Peet Company and Sincerltg Clothes
lrnpre your iuntumuis uiui Uia fact that
whatever purchase they may make. It is al
ways subject to exchange, credit or cash re
fund. Remember the person making; an ex
change Is as valuable to the store as a person
making a purchase, so serve them sorllng-iy
tiii it. i n i i n
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Thanksgiving Neckwear Offer
Our 16th St. Display case contains some
Neckwear surprises a complete line and
These particular scarfs are Just Inside the
door. Get ready for a pleasant surprise
ENGINEER CAUGHT IN
BELT AND TORN TO PIECES
DAVID CITT. Neb.. Nov. 20.-(Hpeclal.)
Theodora C. Thai, night engineer af the
Imperial mills la this city. In some man-i
ner became entangled in a belt and be-j
for the engine could be stopped his
body was literally torn to pieces. The
accident happened about 11 o'clock on
Wednesday night. Little is known of!
him here. Ha came here from Fremont'
about a month ago. An insurance policy,
for f 1.000 Indicates his father lives at1
Chaplin. III. Fragments of the body were
scattered about the engine room.
Notes from Beatrice
and Gage County
BEATRICE, Neb., Nov. 20. (Special.)
Elmer I Hevelone was elected preslJent
of the Beatrice Commercial club at a
meeting of the directors Thursday even
ing to succeed the late C. M. Crunclcton,
who was killed at the National Guard
encampment last fall.
The Beatrice Welfare association held
a meeting Thursday and decided to make
Thsnksglvlng tag day. At this season
of the year the club nas many calls for
fuel and clothing, and an effort will
be made to raise funds for this purpose
of tag day. Ten women will organise
five teams of young women who will
be on the principal street corners down
town Thanksgiving day and will tag
Farmers of Logan township held a
meeting Thursday evening to discuss the
hog cholera situation. Dr. Cosford of
the government bureau of animal In
dustry reported that only 1 per cent of
the well hogs treated had died, and that
20 per cent of the sick hogs treated were
A warrant was Issued In county court
Thursday for the arrest of John Thorn,
a farmer living In Sherman townahlp,
charging him with violating the state law
In falling to burn hogs which died of
disease on his farm. The complaint was
made by County Attorney Cobbey.
Not Galltr, Jary Verdict.
PLATT8MOUTII, Heb., Nov. . (Spa.
cjal.) About 10 o'clock last evening a
Jury returned a venlkt in district court
of "not guilty" In the case of the state
charging Tony Hutchison with abandon
ment of his wife and their two children,
una aged 11 months and inn other X years,
in Weeping Water. Evidence was Intro,
duced to show that Hutchison left his
family on September 7 In destitute clr
cumstances, and that his wife was found
dead in the house about three weeks
later, without having received a letter
from her husband, although she went to
the po'tofflca each day for that purpose.
The two children were given to the Ne
braska Children's Home society. Hutchi
son was arrested In Maryvlllc, Mo. County
Attorney A. O. Cole was assisted In the
prosecution by C. K. Tefft, and J. E.
Douglas appeared for the prisoner.
Bee Wgnt Ads 1'roduce Kesults.
Job for David 'lr l.ame Dark.
DAVID CITV. Neb., Nov. 20.-(Ppcclal.')
It Is reported here that F. A. Ktech,
defeated democratic nominee for county
superintendent, has been promised the
position of Inspector of county treasurers
by Auditor-elect 8mlth.
every celt and fibre of the
body demands pure blood.
but drugs, extracts and alco
holic mixtures are useless.
NoarUhment and unshina ara
maiurv's blood makers and the rich
Mdicimml oil-food in Soott'm
EmuUlon onlivem tba bload to
xreat taa decline. It aid the
appetite, atreuhena the
nerve aad fart id eg the
Inagt aad entire system.
rl F. km Alcatel 1 Opiate,
Isfaat SaWtitatas far
Man Who Shot His
Employer Is Partly
Justified, Says Jury
BAN FRANCISCO. Nov. 20. -Although
a coroner's Jury found today that Joseph
AtcoiO had killed Georae F. Grav of th
firm of Gray Bros., quarrymen and con
tractors, and held him for trial. It as
serted that his Clime had been committed
unrler "extreme provocation" and recom
mended especial consideration of the
"Justifiability of the crime." Lococo shot
Gray to di ath last week berausa he could
noi collect wages due him, while his wife
and children were starving
Testimony at the Inquest revealed that
mrro were on me in tne orfices of the
state labor comminstonpr ami ih Dun
Francisco district attorney more than 600
ciaims against uray Bros, for wages
The Jury deplored the failure of a Ua
passed by the last legislature which was
nmnaea to safeguard wages of working
men, and urged that the incoming leg-
nmiure remedy the situation.
Harry N. Oray, the surviving member
Of the firm. WAS rlt1 Inila. tnr r..., A.nr..
of court for refusing to turn over the
murdered man s property to his nephew,
appointed executor of the estate, which
Is estimated at fcoo.OOO.
Foley Cathartic Tablets.
Are wholesome, thoroughly cleansing,
and have a stimulating effect on the
stomach, liver and bowels. Regulate
you with no griping and no unpleasant
after effects. Btout people find they give
Immense relief and comfort. Anti-billous.
Warren Ppofford, Green Bay, Wis.,
writes: "Foley's Cathartic Tablets are
the best laxative I have ever used. They
do the work promptly an. I with ao bad
after effects." Try them. For sale by
all dealers everywhere. Advertisement
Suits and Overcoats to rjn
Order, Reduced from $30, d)!
This is a genuine stock reducing sale.
We offer a creniiinft $35 nn nin g.
the new shining kind for $22.50.
All $40.00 Suits and Ovprrnnta raring,!
We tailor every garment carefully to measure. We try on
every coat before the finish. We use good lining, and guarantee
every garment perfect in fit and style. guarantee
We believe these are the best clothing values in Omaha.
Seo goodg In our show windows and samples of our work be
fore you buy your next suit or overcoat.
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MacCARTHY-WILSON Tailoring Co.
304-306 South 1 6th Street
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