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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (March 23, 1915)
Tin-: m:E: omaua. Tuesday, march 23. iri5.
SALARY RAISE FOR
Members in Counties Haying from
Ten to Fifteen Thousand Popu
tion Given Boost
CUSTER COUNTY NOT INCLUDED
(From a Staff Convspondtnt.)
LINCOLN, Maroh 22. (Special.) County
commissioners In all rminties having from
10,000 to 15,000 population will be enabled
to draw pay hentafter up to the limit of
ITjO per year Instead of $700. as at prea
cnt, under theterms of H. B. 2M, which
ths house today approved In committee
of the whole and sent to third reading.
The primary purpose of the bill was to
mist the salary limit for commissioners
In Sarpy county from ST'OO to $760. Sarpy
hna between P.0"0 and 10.VQ population.
The' bill puts It in the eame class with
the counties having 10,000 to 15,0n0. About
u doien other counties are affected.
An Important amendment to the bill af
fecting1 Cherry and lLncoln counties was
added on motion of Mr. Woodhurat. who
represents the latter county. This In
creases the Salary limit for commis
sioners In those two counties from H,X
to $1,300 per yesr.
Mr. Green wait attempted tolhave Cuater
Included In the same provision with
Cherry and lLncoln, hut failed. Custer
t ounty In under th township orra nida
tion system and has seven supervisor.
The salary Increase would have amounted
to $3.o00 per year additional expense, on
county treasury. rGeenwalt'a amend
ment was drawn so as to raise the per
illem of the supervisors from $4 to $;'.
Mr. "Oreenwalt was considerably dis
pleased over his failure to have Custer
supervisors taken care of. He charged
that his colleague, Representative Taylor,
had promised to help get the salary boost
through, but instead of doing so he
claimed Taylor "laid down." Mr. Taylor
haa opposed practically all bills at .this
session which were intended to raise of
Having served on the board when the
jay was only $3 per day, Mr. Greenwalt
Oeclares that the supervisors In Custer
county have to work hard and put in
practically their full time ami' that they
earn more money than they are now get
ting, which Is U per tay.
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
HEAR SAFETY FIRST TALK
SIDNEY, Xeb.. aMrch S (Special Tel
egram.) Dr. William N. Lipscomb, field
representative of the American Red
Cross, and J. M. Guild, safety agent of
tiic. Union aclflc railroad, were the guests
this afternoon of the Sidney High school,
where both these gentlemen delivered en
tertaining talks before an audience which
parked the large auditorium.
The time was occupied in discussing
emergency and safety 'tirst conditions and
brought out many newand instructive
ideas to the students. Dr. Lipscomb and
Mr. Guild have been holding a school of
instructions for railroad men for two
Knlahta Stae Play.
IXJVP CITY. Neb., March 22. (Special
Telegram.) The Knlghta:. of Pythias
loitge. with all home talent, put o a
play at the Daddow opera house in this
city the last of the week that met -with
hearty applause from a crowded house.
Jt was a drama in three acta, entltlod
"Three Twins" and waa represented by
fourteen characters made up of the fol
lowing all knights and wives and daught
iw of kniRhts: J. V. Long. Dr. A.
Allen. O. L. Swanson. George W. Colll
prisi', H. A. Ilinman. Ashley Conger, Lou
Schwaner, C. V. Beuschasen. Ft.' . II.
Mathew. Mrs. Klva Mat hew, Mrs. Hazel
Alka, Mrs. Bess Chandler, Mrs. Druslll
Hedler, Maigueret Long and Ashley.
The S"ts were interspersed with special
ties consisting of instrumental and vocal
muuio. Miss Fay Calloway, the Deprw
sisters, Ixdu Schwancr and Albert John
son, were those w ho sang and Master
Howard Starr and Mrs. i H; P. Sturr,
played the violin and piano.
'atrbary Alans I'M Players.
FAIR BURY, Neb.. March 0.-4 Special.)
President C. W. Crawford cf the Fair
bury Rase Ball association Is busily en
gaged in finishing up the contracts for
Falrburv's State league base ball nine.
The latoat additions to the team Include
"Twlnk" Hawks, the home run hitter,
w ho played on the fast Brunlng seml
profeeaional team laat year. In addition
to being an artist with the willow. Hawks
Is considered an expert outflckier. Mr.
Crawford has also landed Oust Steno, a
well known Kansas City semi-pro. Sten'o
did not play much ball last year until
the close of the season, when he led the
traveling Red Box on a successful tour
of several states. . f
. The Tell-Tale Document
Omaha, Wsbraeka, fleosmber 30th, 1911,
Bon. Board of County Conalsalonsrs
I heresy purpose to furnish the meals for the
fesJing of the JUrenlllea sad Insane' persona confined In the
County Jail end also to furnish the meals to sll prisoners
oo nflned In the County Jail aaoording to the attaohed edrsr-
tieement and speolf lostions for the following priose to-wit;
Tot feeding Jurenilles and Insane porsons
per meal; .
for feeding sll other prisoners, aa per adTertieenents
LOOMIS MEETS RAIL MENIPRZEMYSL FALLS,
TO MIGHTY ODDS
Union Pacific Counsel Confers Over
the Cummins Railway Lia-'
bility Bill. . .
BR0ADY URGES HIS CANDIDACY
iContlnniM from Tase One.)
g six other prisoners, aa per
' While trying desperately to persuade the law-makers at Lincoln to
restore to him his Jail foedlng graft, Sheriff McShane has overlooked tho
tell-tale document, reproduced here in fac simile. This is the bid put in
by the Bherlff himself for feeding prisoners at the beginning of his term of
office, using the name of his sister-in-law as a blind. He figured cor
reetly that these meals could be furnished at a handsome profit for 9 to
SV4 cents per meal. f
The writing in '.his bid is said to be in the sheriff's own hand. The
first wsrrant draAn for nmals supplied under it (General Fund Warrant
No. 1956, on flic In the county building), was endorsed with the name,
"F. J. McShane, Jr.," which was afterwards crossed off for a substitute
endorsement, "K. S. King, by Arthur F. Mullen, her sttorney." to whom
ihe money w paid. , v
The Bee again invl'es the other Omaha newspapers to join In heading
off this threatened raid on our taxpayers.
(From a Staff Correspondent. ,
WASHINGTON. March i.'2. (Speiinl
Telegram.) N. H l.oonils. general ' so
licitor of the Union Pacific with head
quarters at Oninlm. Is In Washington on
business connected with the Interior de
partment, the Pepiiitim nt of Justice and
tho Interstate Commeire commission. I
Today Mr. T.oomls attended a confer- I
enco of representatives of a number cf
rallwey lines. Including the Prnnsvl-
ssnls. New York Central, Iiacknwanna.
Itoston Maine and express companies j
with reference to the so-called Cummins ,
railway liability blll'sa it affects live
stock and bnsirrilte. It Is alleged there,
are a number of technicalities In the
measure which the railroads are deslroiiH
qf having; cleaned up In the Interest oC
both common carrier and shippers.
Ilrondv I mr, ( nuilldno . '
1. II. Uroaily of Lincoln, who Is can
didate for seeivtnry of the federal trade
commission, left for Nebraska, . today,
having been In Washington for several
days looking after his candidacy: A
rumor Is current that the place .will so
to a newspaper man who was one of
President Wilson's ardent Mipporfis nt
Paltlinore and has done yeoman service
for the party since the election of l"1!.'. '
Hr)Kl In the F.aat.
Kx-Inauraitce Commissioner Uryant . of
Lincoln waa a caller cm Senator IliUh
K. J. Orlffin, secretary to (Tenet al So
licitor Loomls of the t'nioti Taclfie,1 is' at
the AVIIIard with his chief.
The Interstate Commerce ennunssion
today Biisi'nded from March 27 to July
17 proposed Increases in lako. and ' rail
rates from east to west. This grows out
of the advanced rate cases.
nated the following slate: Mayor. Cap
tain Allen O. Fisher; clerk, Ci. K. Mer
rlot; engineer, II. I"). Mead; members of
school board, Mrs. William Itraddock and
O. J. Schwlcger; councllmen, Pa..'
SHyde, 11 O. Uugan and K. U. Shamp.
At the last meeting" of the city council
a mill ordinance was passed. It provides
for the inspection of dairies and tho
herds, and sets a stundard for the milk
and cream that shall be sold within the
The district declamatory contest will
be held In Chadron April 9.
Guy Pike Buffered severe Injuries and
narrowly escaped being crushed to death
Saturday. A house was being moved and
aa It slipped from the sills in the soft
(ground he was caught underneath. The
Jdmir.'r call save him time to get between
I hc floor Joists and ho was finally
! rescued, with one foot badly crushed.
former .ebrnskn Mnn la rtead.
YAXKTWT. S. D., March 22.-1 Special.)
-Oeorho Sherwood, landlord of the Mer
chants hotel here for the last three years,
a widely known hotel man in this sec
tion, died Saturday night, aged rti years,
after a two vteeks" Illness. The deceased
was formerly of Ponca, Neb., Pierre,
Sioux I'allh and other places In this
state, and was very wU known to tho
commercial fraternity and popular. A
widow and one .son. Kdward, assistant
manager of the hotel, are the immediate
REPCPUCAN CITY. Neb.. March 22.
(Special.) Miss Margnret ' Oosnell and
Mr. Howard Camp were united lp. mar
riage at the home of the bride's mother
In this city on Thursday evening nt.'S
o'clock. Ftev. Mr. True 6fftc.'tated. .Mr.
and Mrs. Camp took the- night train for
the eastern part of the state for a brief
t'anena Make Slate.
AVOCA. Neb..' March . 12 .-(HpeclaD-Punhar
clflitens haa nominated the fol
lowing candidates for office' at the com
ing spring election: Pr. W. 1 T: Olbbon.
K. E. West. Charles Scovllle-a l' (leorge
Wilhelm were nominated for trustees;
clerk. L,y) McKinney and H.''8. Wost
brook; treasurer. Thomas Murray and A.
lHoyd: marshal!, 'W. Q. Hall. J -
the civil and mliilaiv population united
when tre fall of Prscinysl was announced.
The crowds, floundering in dfep drifts
which tied up street traffic, cheered the
officers and soldiers who remained to
participate in the celebration.
l'tojii the K.miin cathedral, the strains
of the national anthem swelled In volume
as tre crowd gnii.rred. and from other
points throughout the city, mysteriously
hidden behind the dense curtain of fall
ing snow, music burst forth and added
to the general spirit of enthusiasm.
The moral effect of the victory on Rus
sia' it Is txpectcd. will be very great.
awnkenlnc hopes that trls win be the j
turning point In the atllhlan and Car
Nothing since the capture of lumber j
and the victorious a eep of the Kusslan I
army through (Jallela In the beginning ot
the war lias arouscu an equai uerve i
entruslasm. Newspaper offices and army
headn'inrters were bombarded with tce
phone lo.nulrh'S for Information. Crowds
stood In a pelting snowstorm before the
The fate of the fortress had been In
evitable since the failure of the last
Austrian drive from the southward for
Its relief. There have been dally evi
dences of a srortnge of provlslons'and
rcpoits of the ravages of disease reached
the besiegers from time to tlnve. Gradu
ally the lines about the city wore drawn
tighter, until within tho Inst fortnight
Kusslan riflemen were within range of
the outer works. Russian artillery
pounded the forts ceaselessly.
The Austrian sortie of Inst Saturday
was preceded by sucr an extravagant
use of ammunition by the artillery as to
leave the Impression thst the besieged
army was at the end of Its resources
and desired to consume the remainder
or Its ammunition prior to surrendlng.
Although Prscinysl had been eliminated
as a positive menace to the Russian
troops operating in Callcia since It was
Isolated and surrounded early In Octo
ber. It has always ben a potential source
of dunger. a.Mny stubborn battles have
been fought by the besiegers with por
tions of the garrison, which attempted to
break through the Investing lines to Join
relief expeditions, which on somV occa
sions pushed to within twenty-flv miles
of the city.
lit Js believed here that the next Impor
tant development In Gallcla will be a new
Ilusslun Advance toward Cracow, the
Austrlans having been virtually driven
out of the territory aa far southward as
. Verr Short of Food.
LRMPKRG. Gallcla. March 22.t-(Vla
London.) Austrian prisoners from Prtem-
sl. raptured horlly before the garrison J
surrendered, say that the fortress for a
long time tu In ' a condition of , seml
famlne, lacking bread and other food. i
Fxcept for the horses of the Austrian
of'liers. no' animal." they ssy, was lslM"
In the town, all having been killed to
feed the soldiers, who recently had little j
to eat except conserves, which led to
much typhoid and ofher sickness. Con
ditions were such, the prisoners added,
that they almost led to a mutiny of the
troops, who urged thst the city be sur
rendered. Last week the Russian brought down
an Austrian aeroplane. Rd to have been
laden with tinned beef for the Prsemys!
The full of prcemysl was forecast In a
Pctrognul dispatch of last Wednesday,
which cnid that the espltulatlon of the
fortress was a matter of only a few day a
Austrian soldiers captured by the Rus
sians dining unsuccessful sorties said that
tho garrison was existing on famine ra
tions and that the hospitals were crowded.
The outer defenses of the, city were said
to have been put oul of commission.
Trtemysl has been described as the key
to the Austrian empire. The opinion has
hern exptcsreH by Russian commentators
that Its occupation would facilitate oper
ations against the Interior of Austria,
which hitherto hail been attended by only
inslgnlfh ant results. Hepond Prsemysl
lies the crest snd prosperous Wheat coun
try of Austrln.
Most of People Poles.
Przemysl la a thriving city of about
W.Oii Inhsbltncts, the large majority of
whom are Poles. Its chief articles of
trade are grain and lumber. Milling and
the icllnlng of petroleum are carried oi
there extensively. The city was defended
trrtngly by outer and Inner forts, well
equipped with modern artillery.
WASHINGTON. March 2?.-tSpeelal Tel
egram.! Postmasters appointed: Ne
brska Kldotado, Clny county. Willlaut
l. Noglov. vice Hosle liiff. removed. Mll
lerton. Mullet- county. Itelnhold C. Filler,
vice Itelnhold K. I'i'ler. resigned Tona
wanda. Holt county, Henry Hockstra.
vice U II. Johnson, resigned. Wyoming
Ollno. Niobrara county. Jesse T. Freeman,
vice I). V. Freeman, resigned.
Postmasters i eappointed : H. Hender
son at Curlev. Hloux count)-. Neb.: Louis
W. liever at kanc. I'.lg Horn county, Wyo..
P A. Nichols appointed a rural letter
currier at Omsha.
Nehraska pensions granted: Emma A.
Hobbs. Olltner. 12: Wtlhelniina Mentink.
Greshain, 112; Charles H. .Ink, McCook, .
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Hrpablleaa City ).
REPUBLICAN CITY. March K. (fpe
cial.) License will be the iasue at the
municipal election thla year. The follow
ing tickets have been nominated: License,
O. il Hanson and E. O. Fanbrou; anti
license, J. F. Thomas and W. L. Washburn.
Ilastlna Wlaa frant Iloldreae.
HOLPREGB. Neb.. March 22. (Ppeclal.)
The Holdrege high school debating team
liat to the Hastings team her Saturday
night. The question was "Government
Ownership of Railroad," and the horse
team had the affirmative.
Get Rl of liogirtsg Coras, Coogrks
Spring finds many afflicted with linger
ing, hacking coughs that; weaken the sys
tem. Slush and wet cause, more colds
than sero weather. Croup, bronchitis and
pneumonia ara prevalent Every family
aoould have a safe and reliable couga
medicine ready for use. Foley's Honey
and Tar Compound contains no harmful
Ingredients. It eases a cough, checks a
cold and relieves Inflamed and congested
membranes. Jt clears the air passages and
soothes Inflammation. 6old everywhere.
Chadroa Sitn Notes.
CHADRON. Neb., March 22.-(Speelal.)
The Chadron Ice and Creamery com
pany has erected a big tent over the site
of the new factory building and has be
gun operations. The creamery machinery
has been ordered, and It Is expected that
the bueineas will b opened by'tha first
day st June. The ranchers are snthusl-ssttL-ally
backing the work, and suf
ficient cows have been engaged to make
the proposition a success from the start.
The citlsens caucus met In the dis
trict court loom Friday night snd nomi-
" STAR Good For One Better for Two
Men Who Chew Are Men Who DO
THE farmers, on whom so much of
America's success depends, are almost
without exception, tobacco chewers. And more
farmers use STAR tobacco than use any other brand. -
It speaks pretty well for STAR that men who Anou) tobacco, many of them being
tobacco raisers, prefer mellow STAR Tobacco in the thick, tasty plug.
Imagine a "ripe orange in a thin skin. That's just like a plug of STAR so full of ripe,
d "chew that it can't dry out made clean and kept that way.
And don't confuse STAR with any of those 14 or 15 ounce..
"pound" plugs. Each plug of STAR weighs 16 ounces. Ask the
i i f. .u- . -l u u "rij.;,:!! .
aeaier to isi you see inc revenue tuiui uic uua. uui wn ku
the story of honest weight.
So great is the nation-wide demand for STAR that a
year's output of sixteen ounce STAR plugs is equaljn
weight to 416,666 busbels ot wneat.
7-'-' !. ,
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A i cleaning
Get an. Electric
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there will be no need for
the dreaded spring clean
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takes out every speck of
dirt, grit and dust every
time you run" it lightly
about. It will renovate
curtains' and walls too,
without the slightest in
jury and without turning
the house "topsy-turvy".
Once used an Electric
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For Coffee, Cereals of Cooldng
Hmtm li an .wiBAtiifld mltW VfTU.IrT TU AT rVtrrn TilTf
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If .SL- AMU1CAN MUX n.
:Nv. C0MPANT ViTTT
can bs ustdfor sry purposa for which frssh milk or crssm is used
ion tssrsi, lor csrsalt, lor ths baby's milk snd tor cooking.
Aad it is sJS7 frssh, sweet sad pars. No danger of souring.
.la 1- - J J A II .1 t . I B .
ii ' uw ing oi uniiorn ncnoM to tnt ust crop.
The Milk Witioot the Cooked Tacte
'5 10 cents
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WORLD MOTOR BIKE FREE
A picture of the bicycle
will be in The Bee every day.
Cut them all out and ask
your friends to save the pic
tures in their paper for you,
too. See how many pictures
you can get and bring them
to The Bee office, Saturday,
April 10. ,
The bic)cle wlU be given Free
to the boy or girl that sends. as
the most picture before 4 p. m.,
twtturdtty, April 10,
Subscribers can help the chil
dren in the contest by asking for
picture certificates when tbey
pay their subscription. We give
a certificate good for 100 pictures
for every dollar paid.
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