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T1IK KICK: OMAHA. SATl'KDAY. .1 AXl'AUY
GOOD AGAIN HEADS
Re-elected at Closing Session Yester
day Place of Next Meeting to
Be Decided Later.
INSURANCE BOARD IS NAMED
J. A. Oood of Cow, Neb., as re
elected president of tlie Ncbrask i Lum
iKTrrom's association at the rloolun (pm
Ion of the twenty-fifth annual conven
tion in Omaha yentenlay aftornuon. 5.
"W. Ughtner of St. Kdwunls. was elected
vice president; V. Swanson of Oak
land and U B. Dl.'k of North Platte,
were eleeted to the clirectorntc, for the
three-year tenn. The p'aie for holding
, the next meeting la to be settled later
iy th. board of director.
In tho resolution offered at tlie cloe
of the convention, the charter nvmtyrs
nere especially thanked for their fore
thought In orpaniiing the association a
quarter of a century ano, und for their
faithful apsociatlon work ever since the
' organisation. The resolutions also
pledged the association's support of the
movement for the ori;.ui inn lion of n for
est products' association, for tho Jlsseml
natlon of knowledgo reganlln? Industries
dealing with forest products.
' Insurance Officers.
The nominating committee of the
Mutual Insurance association, the auxil
iary body of the lunil-ermen. rt-ported
O. W. KggloHton of Lk-tinett for le-elec-lion
as president, M. Campbell of Atkin
son for vice president, C R. Ju:l:itns of
I'pland for treasurer, and K. B. Hall of
Lincoln for secretary. On account of a
technicality that reuuires tho ballot for
the election of thes officers to be caat
In Lincoln. M. M. Trumbull of lllldreth
vm appointed proxy to cast the ballot
for the election of theses officers at Lin
coln at the office of the secretary, Sat
urday. W. S. Swanson cf Aakland and
L. B. Dick of North Flatte, were recom
mended for the dlrei'torete.
SIXTY TOWNS IN
ITALY' STRICKEN A
(Continued from Tage One )
motor cara where the railroads are
Red t'rosa .rt. Qalcklv.
The central commltfo of tho Hed Cross
was quick to act, havng ordere.1 all of
Its members to Join In the relief work
t the scen-f the disaster. Troops have
been sent by the government wherever
noeiied and they are jrdered to assist In
excavating the rums, to build wooden
huts for survivors, transport the Injure 1
add guard property.
King Victor Emmanuel, according to
advices reaching here. Is tireless In his
endeavors to spur on the rescue work and
In em-ouraglng the survivors. Messages
reaching here from along the line from
Rome to Tivoll. Carol! and Avexxano
say that everywhere Ihc king passes the
lople rush to greet him to express their
gratlttude. The kind. It Is stated, asks
all to abandon unnecessary fon.iallUet
and to desist from inni-pioprlate tiomott
stratlons. His only wish, be snys. Is to
visit the wounded snrt express .u
i i. a, ...ioii.i- ml i. ascertain
Sullivan Accused of
In His Undershirt
NEW YORK, Jan. IS. Concern lug the
personal habits of James M. Sullivan,
American minister to Santo Domingo, he
was told that the minister on one occa
sion received the Italiun minister and
the British charge d' affaires In his un
dershirt. Charles A, Butlln testified today
at the inquiry being comfheted into, the
fitness of Sullivan to hold his position.
It was an olficlal oall,, added Butlln. vho
irt an Englishman, former head of : the
Dominican government wireless station.
"And I can testify," Interrupted Walker
AV. Viek, instigator of the Sullivan in
vestigation, "that the minister received
them in disgraceful attire."
Butlln' said Minister Sullivan had mado
him propositions for the extension, of the
Island's wireless system and later had
.Inspire! his removal from offico In the
"This," said Butlln, "was due to tho
fact that I was an antagonist to any
private concessions being granted by the
Roger L. Fsrnham, secretary of the
National City bank of New York, denied
that his bank had any plans contemplat
ing the exploitation of Santo Domingo,
lie said the bank's only Interest ih the
island was the lending of S1,ROO,000 to the
government two years ago. ,
Farnham said he knew only by hearsay
of the reputation of the Banco Naolonal
of Ranto Domingo, to which institution,
it is alleged, the customs fund of the
islund were transferred' at the instance
of' Sullivan. He said he knew nothing of
the Jarvls Interests controlling tho Bunco
Nanlonal and hai no relations with Sul
The only relation his bank had with
Santiago Michelena, Farnham tald, was
to ask Michelena to present the loan
.proposition to the government. Xiichelena
is a Santo Domingo banker, in whose
institution the republic's customs funds
were deposited before being removed to
tl.e Banco Xaoional.
Rome last nlnht. To Tremier Falandra
he confirmed tha gravity of the disaster
and expressed admiration for the ef
ficient work of the Italian soldiers. More
Prim- Tlnrghrsc. Pilnoe Colonna, Trlnce
Alliere and Prince Potenr-lanl.
The pope is anxious about the fate of
Monatgnor Janotta, bishop of Bora, from
troops have been ordered into the earth- . whom nothing has been heard
Recent reports of casualties set forth
that thsre were seventy victims of tli.
earthquake at Castelllrl thirty-seven dead
and 170 wounded at Isola. and ten dead at
Capolacroce. At this last mentioned place
the cusualtlea were almost all among the
relatives of tho local priest.
'WOULD PRESCRIBE WIDTH
! OF TIRES UPON VEHICLES
Minister of Public Works Cluffelll is at
Avexsano, where he has organised the
work of rescue. Ho spent last night In a
railroad car at the elation. Today he
began a tour of InvrMiKstlon to ascer
tain actual conditions in tl.e country
The king was In Avexxano yesterday.
Karh Heaved and l.revr Hot.
S"me of the sm-vlvors at Avexxano have
not even yet sufficiently recovered from j LINCOLN. Jan. 1".-1 Special. -A bill
the shock of their experiences to tell a Imrojucnl In the house by Moseley of
connected story of the visitation. One lturaster emtiowers county oommls
tuan who was taken yesterday from a I sloners to prescribe the width of tires
ruin, said: on vehicles traversing the public roads,
"I had a sensation as though someone ! w hero the weight carried. Including the
was forcing me to dance. Thn 1 was j veiilcle itself, ex cod 3.400 pounds. Tho
thrown to the ground and the roof and commissioners are also given authority t.
tho walls fell upon my head. Even after specify how much weight may be carried
I was half burled the earth seemed to , on. tires of any certain width.
They Cannot Pass
, Ship Purchase Bill
WASHINGTON. Jan. 16. 1 emocrallc
leaders la th. senate, confronted by every
I arllamentary obstacle that minority
senators can resort to, have practically
abandoned hope of accomplishing any
general legislation In the few remaining
weeks of the sixty-third congress, ex
cept appropriation bills, and the govern
ment ship purchase measure.
Kven tha ship purchase bill Is In dan
ger of failure, In the opinion of coma
of tho natora. Although they have
assurances that this n-easure nm be
passed, they are fearful lest the press
of appropriation bills, coupled with the
concerted pkins of republican leaders to
fight the ship bill, will operate to keep
the latter from reaching a vole.
It became known today that soma
of the democratic senstnrs had told lli
president that the conservation measure
and Philippine Independence bill, whleli
he had urged in his annual message t'
congress, could not be passed at this ses
sion. They also made known to him thi lr
apprehensions regarding the snt;i fin
Bandits Hnh Rank.
.1ACKSONVILLB. Fla.. Jan. 15. Twj
nmski'd men, armed with revolvers,
forced two clerk of the . .merles n Trust'
and Savings bank here Into a vault late
today and escaped with t-,00u in cash.
heavo and grow hot.'
A priest was saying mass in a church CONSCRIPT CALL IN THE
wnen he relt the first shock.
possihlo to be done to relieve
Having heard that means of transporta
tion are still lnckh.g. the king has
ordered that all the automobiles at tlie
Royal Palace be Immediately dispatched
for use in the stricken districts. In his
travels, whenever he r aches a te'egraph
station, the king sends messages to Queen
Helena, who wishes to hear all octalls
of the disaster.
pope ltt lHlal.
Pope Benedict Is deeply gr eved over
tho misfortune which has befallen the
Italian people. He showed his deep In
terest and sympathy yesterday by an
unusual visit to the Santa Marta hospital,
where forty-one persons. Injured during
the earthquake, hro receiving treatment
His holiness spoke to each one of the
patlenth. asking for particulars of the
d'saster and Inquiring about their
families. He consoled them by saying
that he would entrust to the clergy the
task of seeking their relations and by
imparting to alt the apostolic benedic
The American ambassador, Thomas Nel
son Pag. called at the ministry of the
Interior yesterday to express the sympa
thy of America over .the disaster which
has befallen Italy. He Intimated a de
sire to send members of the embassy to
the earthquake district to give such nid
as they could. If there was no objection.
He wns Informed that the Italian gov
ernment would much appreciate such
sympathetic Initiative and soon thereafter
the ambassador dispatched an automobile
with Kncmid Secretary Nerval Richard
son, L'eutenant Commander Charles
Train, the naval attache, and Private
Secretaries John Harrison and Marion
Sims Wyeth. They started for the Avex
sano district with supplies, especially
blankers, which they will distribute. The
party expects to return to Rome by Fri
Ambassador Page Is ready to appoint
a comm'tteo of women If necessary to aid
in tho Italian work of relief.
Avezzano, the chief sufferer from the
earthquake, presents a scene of wreck
and 'insolation, according to advices re
ceived from that place. Practically every
building in the town Is In ruins and nearly
all its people are dead or injured. Many
are still alive, buried under the debris,
and the rescuers are working night and
day in an endeavor to reach them.
Late advioes iy that about 600 bodies
have been recovered, and that hundreds
of Injured have been taken from the
ruins. Nearly all the civil, officials of
Avezzano, Including the mayor, 'lost their
Similar cond'tlons exist In the towns ',
and villages around Avezzano. Magllano, '
to the north, and Pescina, to the east, arc
practically In ruins. Among the missing
In the Just named place is Monslgnor
Bngnoli, the bishop of Pescina.
Cold and snow are adding to the suf- ,
ferlngs of tlie survivors. The lamenta
t'ons of the people, according to corre
spondents who have passed through the
district, are pitiful, and they are begging ;
to be taken to places where it is poisiblo
to care for them. I
King Victor F-mraanU'l returned to
under an arch of tl.e building and this
saved his life. His acolytes wero struck
down ard killed.
The shocks destroyed the adqueduct
sstem and there Is today no water in
H Is reported that" a statue of the
Virgin forty fret high, which stood on
the shore of Iake Fuclno has been thrown
Into tho water.
Thero Is considerable danger that tho
drained Irind in this vicinity will be
A waKoner's apprentice, a boy of 13
J cars, was the first person to give tha
news of Avezzano to the outside world.
He succeeded In getting back into the
town a few moments after the first
shock. He found a railroad emploj-e and
Persuaded this man, with his help, to rig
up a telegraph Instrument in a freight
car and connect It with a wire that was
still Intact. On the Instrument the rail
road man. who la an operator, soon got
Rome. The two together then sent the
first news of the disaster.
QUAKE ZONE SUSPENDED
ROME. Jan. 1". A royal decree was Is
sued today appointing Commendator
1 exx.i a civil commissioner to govern
the district visited by the earthquake. '
Jexza has gone to the stricken region
to assume his new duties.
The call for conscripts has been sus
pended in tho earthquake district by the
Pope nlvea I ae of Hospital.
Tho pope offered to the mayor of Rotno
the use of the Hospital Santa Marta with
9 beds. The mayor accepted this offer
There has been organized in Rome a
private expedition to send out automo
biles loaded with relief. Over 300 ma
chines already have left Jot Avezzano.
They carried blankets, medicines, food
and cordials. Among the members of the
Italian nobility active in relief work are
Food Facts For The
You owe It to yourself, your biislan1
and family to buy all 'fond stuffs from
practically one standpoint nutrition.
Other factors count, of course, hut nu
trition should not b sacrificed for any
thing else, for nutrition Is the basis of
economic food buying.
Most worklognien's wives serve too
much meat. From a standpoint of nu
trition, meat Is dear food. Some meat
is essentliU, but we can profitably rut
out much of our meat and subatltuto
other nutritious but much cheaper food.
There's Faust Spaghetti. When we
eat It, we absorb pnu-tlcaJly all of It:
ninst of It gona to enrich our blood ami
build un our bodies. Faust Spaghetti Is
made of Durum wheat a highly glu
tinous cereal. Sold In large lflc pack
ages Is a splendid partial meat substi
tute. Is easily prepared and makes fine
eating. Try plenty of Faust Spaghetti
cut down on meat.
M.i iiL nnos.
St. Louis, V. S. A.
If k' in style BERG'S Have It.
If BERG'S have it it's in style.
Take Your Choice in This
r?s nt : c i rrrr i
rinai iicanup auie lor
Choice of ML WINTER SUITS
Choice of ML WHITER DRESSES
We frankly confess t.h stocks nre ttmall. We haw left abont.
55 winter suits and about tho same: amount, of dresses. Hut th5 val
ues, ranging aa they do, to 5.00, are remarkable, and you will
probably find just the garment you are looking for to finish out the
season. Winter suits, street dresses, evening dresses and daneing
frocks at $7.50. Just think of itl Come, early for first choice.
COATS! COATS!! COATS!!!
TWO WONDERFUL BAROAIN LOTS for SATURDAY
These represent half price and
even less on this season's latest
style coats. Every popular ma
terial and oolor, every late mod
el will b found in these two
great sale lots. Buy your Win
ter Coat Saturday.
fH PETTICOATS 81.45
t&M PETTICOATS..... $2.25
Mescaline or Bilk: Jersey.
fteevtar IM r mines,
MatarAay at ,
ISO & DOUGLAS
r-.OO Crepe Kimonos. . . .$1.25
&M)0 Crepe Kimonos. .. .81. 75
I1JM niue Dresses S5
$U0 S0k Waists S1.9S
$&S0 Wool Skirts 83.45
Fire Cents Prtyea It
A Generous Offer. Cut out
enclose with 5 cents to Foley & Co.. Chi
rago. 111., writing your name and address
plainly, and receive a free trial package
containing Foley's Honey and Tar Com
pound, for coughs, colds and croup;
Foley Kidney Pills, for kidney and blad
der complaints, backache, fains In Joints,
rheumatism; and Foley Cathartic Tab
lets, a wholesome and thoroughly cleans
ing cathartic try all three for 5 cents,
xthe cost of mailing. Bold by all dealers.
u"8 , HAIR COMING OUT? J
Dandruff causes a feverish irritation of
the sealp, the hair roots shrink, loosen
and then the hair comes out fast- To
stop falling hair at once and rid tha
scalp of every particle of dandruff, get
a 25-cent bottle of Danderind at any
drug store, pour a little in your hand
and rub it into the scalp. After a few
applications the hair flops coming out
and you can't find any dandruff. Adver
Berg Suits Me
Afosotattelly Wittlhioiill ami- Eapnall
THIS HALF PRICE
SALE SURPASSES ALL OTHERS
WHERE ELSE in Omaha can ydu find such merchandise at "HALF
PRICE" as the superb garments of .
"The House of Kuppenheimer"
"Society Brand" iForYotmx Men
Hart, Schaff ner & Marx"
MAKE IT A POINT
To ours your share of tha saviors offered la
oar January clsarma; sale. Our determination
to clear out all winter Salts and Overcoats
regardless of cost has been giTsa a hearty
response, proving the merit of , this sals.
Saturday your unrestricted oiolcs
SUIT AND O'COAT
120 Bolts and
At Jnst a
BLACKS Aim BLUrs ZXCEPTXS
10 Suits and i i
Overcoats, bow jm
IS Salts and B
Overcoats, bow mH
IS Salts aud
Ov.rooats. now s-
$9.00 1 OFh 1
as Salts and
30 Bolts and
Cutting Prices on BUfS' CLOTHES
Mothers I Bring tho boy Saturday a4 outfit
htm from the finest of Boys' Ciotkes at tha
a.SO Boys' Bolts and
O'eoats, clew. 0 I 65
anco nrtco. . . . V I .
4 Salts and O'Coats,
clearance 0 9 84
S Boys' Bolts and
O'Coats, clear. QU
SEMI-ANX9AL PANTS SALE
Of eg Tops, Seini-Fegs Vn4 Coasor-
S.OO grade Trousers
3.M grade Trousers ,
M-00 grade Trousora .
SS.00 grads Trousers
$6 Boys' ' Salts and
anco prlos. . , . WV .
8 10 Boys' Suits
and O'Coats, rtl
clearance prloa V u
Any Boys' Winter
Cap la our stock, val
ue, to Too, at....fce
sou run or 3S4 silk Xoso
rado-Proof Brass Shirts, 91.00
Clearance of Sweaters, all ft r) Mr
stjrrea, formerly to f, at. . Wi49
Derby Blbb.d Wool Union nn.
Salts, S3 quality 0C
All $2.00 and $2.50
All Velour Hats
All Fur Caps
All Seal Caps
$1 and $1.50
Even our competitors admit these makes the very best there is in tho J
The SUITS and OVERCOATS that bear these "world-known"
labels are offered yon In the latest fabrics and models at
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that sold for
that sold for.
that told for
that sold for
For ' Garment
that sold for
J12si 514i . $17si , $20i
that told for
that told for
that told for
that told for
Men's Extra Pants Sale &ers E
SALE SATURDAY at three gpecial prices Worsteds, Choriots,
Cassiraeres and Mixtures, Stripes, Checks, Herring Bone "Weaves
and Plain Colors.
Up to $3.00.
at Thb Sala
Up to $100,
at Thit Sale
Up to $6.00,
at This Sale
Values in Our Boys' and Children's Dep't.
"Here's a Big One Saturday" and if you are
interested Je on hand early. ALL odds and enda
of Boys, Shirts, Blouses, Union and two-piece
Underwear, Pajamas, Night Shirts, Ilats, Caps,
Gloves, Mufflers, Combination Union Overalls
and Rompers. Values that sold to $1, Saturday.
All Boys' and Girls'
Norfolk Stylet, Gray. Card, sad Maroos,
f- HALF PRICE
Special Overcoat Sale
216 Boys' Overcoats, aire 2 to i years
Chinchillas, Scotch and English tweeds,
with shawl and adjustable collars,, that
old up to f 10.00 Divided in two lota at
two special prices
$2.35 and $3.35 NeckwearSale
-lu wm wf m m
s ys a wiri t tr i
This lot tadnds BIm Sers.
All Fancy 60c Neckwear
- 3 60 S for $1.00.
T6e raaey Neckwear.. Me
11.00 Fancy Neckwear.. 7e
fl.BO Faacy Neck wear. . I UK)
IZ.OO Fancy Neckwear. . I LS
H.S0 Fancy Neckwear. .Il-fl.
1U Wlatcr Tsaerwear Be.
dared la rrire.
$1.50 Manhattans, $1.15
$3.00 Manhattans, S2.25
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