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THE BEE: ' OMAHA, FRIDAY.
FEDttt'AUY 12, VMX
CITIES SUGGEST CHANGES
League of Municipalities Propose!
that Provision Be Made in Case
of Municipal Ownership.
WATER POWER, IS DISCUSSED
(From a FUff Correspondent.) ,
MNOOLN. Neb., Feb. ll.-(8peclal.r-Tha
Umu of Nebraska &taniclpalltls
today rerominendcd changes In several
Fills fcefore tha legislature, chief - tmnnl
which is H. R. No. UTi, Railway Commls
alonr Hall's bill, "requiring a certificate
of necessity and pnhllo convenient from
tha State Railway commtslon, before a
corporation ran set up business. It was
recommended that aftnr the wor1, "cor
poration," In this bill, the. words "not
municipally or publlcally" owned bo In
serted and that the following be added:
"Nothing in thla act shall affect or apply
to municipally or publlcally owtied cor
porations." ' '
At tt Pnlii Matters.
Ia 8. F. No. 21. relating to a threo
flfths petition of front foot property
owner in paving districts, amendment
waa asked to permit the council to sstab- J
. liah arbitrarily a paving district, whera
It deemed such irftprovarnont necessary,
and that after due notice, had been given
pro party owners, to procaod with, such 1m
- rTOvement unless petition by a majority
of the property owners. It Ja also recom
mended that In paving the Missouri law
be followed, which permits a majority
j of the property owners In a district to
foroe paving, regardless of whether they
'own a majority of. tha foot frontage;
' meaning pure numerical majority rula.
' It is recommended that senaU file Noa.
U and S be amended so aa to require an
Injured fireman to file claim for damages
within sixty days after such injury, and
to file also a certificate of such Injarjr
from the fire chief.
Water Power Development.,.
Water power development-" to up the
time of " the second day's session,' Joe
. Burnt and Tom Hall getting Into the ring
sarin. Representative Wright of Fremont
went on record as opposed to water site
development, declaring that If there were
such profits In It aa is claimed capital
would not have hesitated this long. ' .,
Attorney General Reed appeared- before
the convention and argued for a .constitu
tional convention. Ha also declared that
tb state, through his of floe was consid
ering assisting Wyoming In the United
, States supreme court in lis fight against
. Colorado over the use of water on Inter
. state streams Mr. Reed, declared that
' the penny-wise and pound-foolish policy
- of the state was hindering proper develop
ment, citing an incident that the state of
ficers were handicapped by the lack of
proper health. - - '
Chiropractic Bill ;
on General File
(From a Staff Correspondent.)-' 1
tJ NCOLN, Neb.. Feb. ll.-(PpeclaI T1e-
ram.) After a warm dlacuaalon this
morning oyer Senate File No. 36 by Beal
ofc-Cneter. ' recognlilng the profession of
chlropractlcs. the snate voted to place
the bill on general file by a vote of ; to
11. Bygland, Grace, Howell' kahnera,
Qulnby. Ruden, Sandal!. Fhumway. Wtar
tier and both. Wilsons v6ted against the
bill. Dodge end Bedford were absent
Brookley In a warm speech called the gal
lery for attempting to Influence legisla
tion by applause favorable to the bill,
but voted to place It on general file.
Fart of Band Term Away..
STAPLETON. Neb Feb. 11. (Special.)
OUver Dubry. .son. of, a farmer. Who
lives near here, had part of his right hand
torn away by the accidental discharge of
a shotgun which he was attempting to
put into a wagon while holding it by the
muxsle. 1 . . I . v ,
Banker Is Dead
(From a Ptaff Correspondent.') 1
UNCOliNrf Feb. 11. (Special Telegram.)
Fears are entertained here tonight that
Joseph Armstrong of Omaha, who had a
hearing before the ' governor' this after
noon In the matter of an application by
the governor of Arlsona for extradition
papers on charge of embeiilerrvnt, has
committed suicide, and tha matter, has
been placed In the hands of .the ' Lincoln
police, who are working on the case, t y
Armstrong, who Is - cashier of a bank
m Arizona, left : there , for Omaha last
week, taking with htm about S-W.ono inse
curities. He claimed to the governor that
it was for 1 the ' purpose 'of . disposing' of
them that he might maka up the defi
ciency In the bank. However.- aa soon as
the papers were granted by Governor
Horohtad, Armstrong left the office with
out his coat and has not been, seen since.
It waa thought he hsd returned to
Omaha, but when It waa discovered that
he had left his coat. Sheriff Howe of Ok
lahoma, who waa to take charge of the
banker, became alarmed, as Armstrong
had talSed of dying on the way from
Omaha, add Is fearful that he has mafe
away with, himself. '
WIFE OF EDITOR DUNDAS ' '
. OF AUBURN IS DEAD
ATTBTJRN, Neb., I Feb. it (Special)
Wealthy Dundas. wife of John H. Dun
das, editor and proprietor of the Granger,
died at her home this morning, aged 1
years. Mrs. Dundas has been in falling
health for some time, but was not gener
ally thought serious, and her death was
a great shock to the community. She Is
survived by her husband and two sons
and two daughters, all of whom. have
reached their -majority. Mrs. Dundee is
one of the best known and, best loved
members of the community and took a;
keen Interest in Its affairs. ,
Notes .from Beatrice. r
: : , And Gage CoUnty
, ' BFJATR1CE, ' Neb., Feb. 11. (fpecla.)
Sherlft Aoton went to DeWItt Wednesday
In- company with Henry XTntMe, .who- is
being) held here on the charge of com
plicity In the robbery of Bonehrlght ,
Bunta's store at Cortland January '. SO.
where they, unearthed some i more silk
gr-ods arid other . articles taj(n from the
store. . Vntlde was given- an' opportunity
tt fettle his business affairs at DeWItt
and was brought back and lodged In -the
city. jail, - i ; ' ; .
Mrs. v Mary Dewey, aged : SS years, dl4
here Wednesday afterfioon. ' fehe Is sur
vived by four daughters.. The 'body was
taken to Kills ' today for Interment, '
William Marsh.a pioneer of tba C)a
tohla vicinity, died in a local hospital
afly Wednesday morning, aged SS-years.
He la'tunived by five oh lid reft. vt,-1
Mrs. Mary . Cain. . probably t he , nlctyrt
Woman In Gage county, died at. her hofne
four miles southwest Of' liberty, Wednes
day, aged H years. ' She had beeen a resi
dent of Gage county.' tor . nearly f6ry
years and M survived by, oft sen ,' and
four daughter. ' . ,' ,
George M. Cola of Sedille. Mo., lad
Hiss' Emma Vaught were ; cnaried on
Wednesday st the Home of the bride tr
parents, Mr. and Mra ir. S. . Vaught. They
will make their home In Sedalla.
Miss Anna Marlow, tied 4S y4rs. died
at her home la thla .city ' Wed needSy
morning' after 'a prolonged Illness.
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. , Jfewe -Voteo of Itdgar. ) .'-y''
ZOAtt, Neb.; Feb. ll.-Speclal.)-th
annual Edgar farmers' Iristltuta was held
In? the opera house yesterday afternoon
end last night. Rev. V. . E. Shirley of
Nelson , spoke in the afternoon On' "The
Breeds of Chickens" and M.-W. O'Donnell
on "The Vnsoundness 6f Horses." Mies
Frances Wyman of Lincoln gave a sew
ing demonstration and a lecture en
'Practical Hints on Houae Dressmaking"
to the , w,omen in Fraternity ' hall. The
following officers were elected: President,
Barney Kollman: ; vice pmaldent. Ward
Staay; secretary, Stewsrt Gait; treasurer.
Miss Sadie Carr, author of "Golden
Rod" and assistant on the staff of the
Rdgar Ftwt, has purchased the D. B.
Hart residence- property, whera she and
her mother will make then home,.
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Bvokeax Bow Rejeeta Sewer Bonds.1
BROKEN BOW, Neb., Feb. It (Bpe-i
etal) The .proposition to vote 'sewer;
bonds In the sum of C7.O00 came up at a
special election Tuesday of. this week
and was defeated by a majority of 141'
votes. The total vote cast was 427..
Ouch! Pain, Pain.v
, Rub Rheumatic
r Rheumatism It -"pain " onlt.'? ' Not 'one
case In fifty requires internal treatment.
Stop ' drugging. Rub soothing, penetrat
ing "St? Jacobs Oil" right Into, your sora
stiff, aching joints and muscles, .and ; re
lief comes ' Instantly. . "St. Jacobs Oil"
Is - a harmless rheumatism cure which
never . disappoints and i can1 not burn the
skin. .. -. . v .... v V
Limber up! Qutt eompialziingl ( Get a
small trial, bottla of .old. -honest ."St
Jacobs Oil" at any drug store, and in just
a moment- you'll'. be free from rheumatic
pain, soreness, stiffness.' and r swelling.
Don't suffer! .Relief awaits . you. "St.
Jacobs Oil" 'baa cured millions of .rheu
matism sufferer 'fa the .'last, half cen
tury, and. Is Just as good, for- sciatica;
neuralgia, .lumbago, backache, sprains.
Advertisement.1 .' ' ' i "
. Xlgbf reeah Melteved.
Dr. Beirs Pmo-Tar-Honey eases your
cough, ' soothes ,e lungs and Invites
kleep. Only S5o. Advertisement.
New High Scfceot at Barwetl.
BURWKLU Neh.. Feb. 11 Special.)
The new I high school building recently
erected, at a eost of 130. 0W wss dedi
cated last night. A program consisting
of addresses by members of the board
and faculty end song and -tsarclses by
the pupils wss given, after 'which there
Were two basket ball games and a basket
supper. The proceeds ofxtha' supper will
go to furnish the 'gymnasium.
The new. building will relieve the con
gestion in the grade school so that moch
better work may be done, Burwell now
uses eleven teachers and two mora prob
ably will be engsged the coming year.
Jaokson.Rules. 7 j
Action Aimed at ,
i Senate Improper
(From a sff Correspondent-)
' LINCOLN, Fsb. .lt.-P.aeclsi.)-f peaker
Jackson took the, bit In Ma teeth this
morning and ruled out of order the action
of the houaa yesterday. In committee of
the whole placing all senate fllesat the
bottom of the list In . retaliation of the
senate defeating the normal board Mil,
aa contrary to-the .rules and conld not
be dona in committee of the whole.
Colfes Lets BrldgO Poatrart.
SCHUTLEB, NeK. Feb. U.ffperla.)-
The noara or commissioners reieivei
bids for the budding of bridge In Ootfai
county for. IMS from the following com
panies: Klkhorn ' Construction company,
r.lkhart Bridge snd Iron company. Mon
arch : Engineering company,, Western
Brides and Comstructlon company and
Vlncennls Bridge company and awarded
the contraot ta the Elkhom Constnictirxt
ccmpany of Fremont, Neb., fV-r the ninth
eonsenitlve year. The eatimate for the
year la tX.OOn.
County Treasinr M. F. Shonka ap
pointed Georg W. Smith as deputy
county treasurer for two years.
These Fleeted eaHeemt.
. FONCA. Neb., Fe. ll.-Speolal.-The
county Board of Supervisors at their
meeting Wednesday elected Prof. Roy
Oiasa of Dixon county superintendent of
schools to fill the vacancy raused by the
resignation of A. V. Teed, who has been
appointed aseletant state auperlntendenU
Prof. Chase enters upon the duties of the
office on Februsry SO. .
Here Banks Consolidate.
HEBRON. Neb, Feb. lL-(Sperl.)
The First National bank of this city dis
posed of its banking Interests yesterday
to the Hebron State bank. The new or
ganisation will be Frank Sloan of Geneva,
preskleat; W. H. Rhodes of Hebron, cash
ier. The rest of tha officers hero not
been chosen. ,
Gross, Feverish, Sick Children
Need "California Syrup of Figs"
Your ; child Isn't naturally cross and
peevish. See If tongue la coated; this Is
a' sure sign that Its little stomach, liver
and bowels need a cleansing at once.
When listless, pale, feverish, full of
cold, breath bad, throat sore, doesn't
at,' sleep or act naturally, has sour
stomach, . diarrhoea, remember a gentle
liver and bownl cleansing Should always
be the first treatment given. v
Nothing equals "California, Syrup of
Figs" for children's Ills. Olva a teaspoon
ful and In just a few hours all the foul
waste, ' sour Nle and fermenting fyd,
clogged In the bowels, passes out of the
system and you have a well and playful
child again. All children leva this harm
less fruit laxative and It never falls to
effect a good "Inside cleansing. Durec
tlon for babies, children of all ages and
grown-ups are plainly on each bottle.
Mother, keep It handy ta your home.
A little given today snves a sk'k otuid
tomorrow, but get the genuine. Ask your
druggist- for a SO cent bottla of "Call,
fcrnla Syrup of Figs." Then look, and
see that It Is made by the "California
Fig' yrup Compsny." Ws make no
cheaper alse. Don't be fooled.
AiMWorth, Nebraska, "August 20, 1914.
Bankers Life Insurance Company, : ',". . .
, Lincoln, Nebraska, ( ' ;
'Gentteiaen: . ' - ' ' . r v, -
' This letter is to acknowledge receipts of your check No. 35781 for
$1,574.92, just handed me by your special agent, J. H, Boasen. This is .
the full cash surrender value on a $1,500.00 twenty payment , policy
which matured today, -t , . . .; V. '
-' It is indeed.very gratifying to me to find after.having twenty years
of the safest kind of protection without cost, , to- receive a , profit of
..' $460.32 on my. savings. , ; )
- After having twenty years' experietce with thisliplondid company,"
my advicST rvould be to all persons seeking life insurance, to buy old line
insurance and I know of no better company to place same with than the
Bankers Life of Nebraska. . My only regret is that my policy was not a
TWENTY PAYMENT LIFE POLICY
Matured in tr
Old Line Backers Life Insurance
Company v .
of Lincoln, Nebraska i n
Nam ...... . . ... .... .Frtdriick 8. Kiniier
Itenldmc , k . . . . . Ainsworth, Nehr. '
, Amount of rollcy ...... ...... (1,500.00
Total Premlnma ... . . ... f 1,1 14.0O
F. S, FINNEY.
Total Cash Paid Mr.'Fintier, ..... l,5T4.Ba
And 90 Year Inauranca (or Nothing
Ask the, man who owns one of our policies. '
i We want you for an agent. ' f u Writd us. : Assets, $3,900,000.00
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