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THE KLE: OMAHA. tiAllKDAY, Al'KlL 17, 11)15.
EX-I1AY0R YAUGHN DEAD
Fuiei Away at Home in St. Lonii
', After Ulnes that Had Extended
Ortt SeTeral Weelci.
HESTDEUT OF ELUTTS FOR YEARS
j TC. R. Vnushan, former mayur of
Omnctl Wufr. nfl for mor than (n-y-flv
jraar cttlwm m" Council Moffa.
'ltd ystiray morning t hi liom In
Ft. L1. aTtrVn Hint- that developed
bout the first of th yr. Th Infor
ms iktn t convyJ In trlograni r
tMyt 3rtttlr hr Rr DVol. hi
neph1. A fltsrram rwvlvM IM In
the afternoon announuail that the funeral
wo til a b held Fundftjr afternoon at 3:2)
io'elork and that burUI would be at Rl.
' Mr. Vsurht came tJ Council Bluff
jabout the c'.op of th war and loon
after t aunltcd In marrla to Mu
toelia, DeVol. alter of the Into P. C.
IVot, founder of tha DaVol Hordwara
kompanjr. Of eight cmimten, xnree nauarn
tera and two sons urlv'a. The ann are
Norman and Kdward. bttfc prosperous
jtraelns men In . Leu I. Tha daugh
ter era. Mr. Carl Reed. Mnntlrfllo, III.;
Mrs. Hornnett. and MIm Vanghan. St.
Louis. Mr. VauRhan had been -nta;ed
jln tha publication Of fraternal and trade
union pper and maraclne.
Back lata Office r
Few man In Council Bluff had a
ra-ldar acquaintance than W. R. Vaughan.
jln ln he vas elected mrror. but be
,fore "his term expired the city changed
lt charter and he wm legislated out
; Arrreaaively Independent and a fighter,
Mwor Vaughan had some powerful
jenemlea and It la alleged that they
'brought about tha change of tha charter
U the .quickest method of getting rid f
h!m. Hut ha Immediately demonstrated
that he wm somathln of a fighter. H
DR. ELIZABETH MUNCIE, eugenics authority and lec
turer for the New York State Board of Health says: "Im
morality is a habit, not a necessity. The decrease in the
marriage rate is highest among educated classes because
the, modern woman will no longer accept the second-rate
or third-rate man. It is better never to wed than to choose
the wrong mate."
'dominated tha city convention n4 se
cure tha nomination as mayor under tha
charter form of city aorernment
waa ra-eieeted y a majority ma
!waa nearly unanimous. Ha tuu begun
to tlr up tha town durina bla flrat term,
bringing about tha building of tha water
plant and tha flrat atrat patina tha city
;hd. He renewed M activity and In
,lRES- taxtd a" era of puNte Improve
ment. Mora than I100.000 of tha debt
ithen Incurred la atlll being earrted and
ij.eld by preaenl-day taspayera. It wa
apparently a bad tlma to begin nig mu
Inldpal antarprlaea. City wirmnU were
trslltn aroond 0 eenta and a bond Issu
wa looked upon a an tmpoaalblllty.
1 Miyor Vaughan went ahead and had
the council order tha paving of Broad
way'-and South Main atraet with granite
MocKa at a cost ef tS.it a yard and aUo
et tha town Into contract for, many
mile of eedar block pavement. All ef
rfhls waa In addition to th Main aewer
yten which waa under way at tha aame
time. ' When tha eounett authorised a big
bond'lMue to meet the demand of the
contractor for their money, tha financial
marker. :rared ta ba 'eloMd. Advertla-
'Ing In th floancuU Journal failed to
ibrlngevra an Inquiry much lea a bid for
' Vals Solve problem.
i Th attuatlon Sookad dperate, but on
day Mayor Vaughan packed up the wnal
bunh cf bonda and wnt to N Tork.
,Th day afta hi arrival there all of the
New " Tork paper carried flrat-page
atorlea about C&urvrfl Muff and Us
mayor. Interview 'that, left nothing
more La aay About -th -future -retna
of Council Blufi'e rp4r4. .
"Utile Vaughnia,". aa be was affetitlon
stety tailed here, had ant ' Broadway
ablaxe and when he went lrrto Wall street
witfe hi grip full of municipal aocurttlea
he had not trouble Betting reapeotful
htarlng. A day or two laUr ha wired
dark here bia famoua telegram. ''1 hare
void the bonda. Money In Park National
The telegram waa regarded-aa a hoax
tt ftrat, but when Mayor Vaughaa'a naroa
began to appear In the prtaa reports.
routed with soma atortea of tha axperl
enrs ha was enjoying on Broadway, the
wire waa eon firmed. A committee of
Jiluff Tata was scat with all a peed ta
Knr Tork, fearful that the bond might
hgve'beea dlapoaed of to hawker. and.Uta
money la Jeopardy. Tha committee found
Mayo Vauha UU anjoyt&g lihnaelf, aQ
of tha municipal money aal la tha Park
National and t2 atlil mora pleastna; fact
tM tha bonds bad been asld at par. It
w a big triumph for the mayor. The
relation of tha bondholder and th city
were so pleeaant that tha Park National
bakj tha financial agency through which
Mayor Vaughaa dealt, la still the city'
flnanrit) agent In Tork.
STATEMENTS OF WAR OFFICES
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IOWANS ROSHHONEY BILLS
Legnilatare Pushing Meaaurei
Through at Oreat Clip in Effort
to Adjourn Today.
NO PHYSICAL VALUATION MONEY
fTVom a fftaft Correapondent.)
DE MOINB8. April 11 (Special Tele
gram.) The legislature accempllebed a
good deal today In tha way of finishing
up It work bo a to adjourn if poselble
tomorrow night, though It I unoertaJn.
The bla? Job of tha day was tha paaaege
through the house of the appropriation
hill for the state educational Inntltutlona.
They paaimd both houses without a alnfle
change from the committee report. The
annual support of the three college la
Increased by over $400,009. The senate
also had a hard fight over a bin to nro.
vide funds for proeocutliig Intoratato rata
cases, finally paMdng th Mil for r,00O.
They first had added Hon for a phyat-
clal valuation of low railroads, but ra-
conaldered and took this out.
Roth house paaeed tha bill revtelng the
printing and binding rates for tha state,
after electing a State printer aiwt binder
again. A bill was completed which pro
vides for regulation of serum fsctorlce.
A bill was completed for making the
aupreme court reporter a coda editor.
The bill for tionooo for compen-tlon on
foot and mouth dtseaae was finished and
passed. The house passed an adjourn
ment reaoJotton for quilting tomorrow,
but tied tt tip so It cannot be acted on.
Osaxed te Pnlyaramy.
Tha aenata today passed a nous eon
aurrent resolution for amendment of tha
United State constitution to forbid po
lygamy. This Is now ready to be sent to
Washington. Tha legislature had refused
to pass a Joint resolution . calling for a
constitutional convention to etffect tha
The house passed a bill to permit of a
modified form of tha Torrens system ef
land registration: also a. bill to revise a
to tha procedure In Juvenile courts, a bill
to glv tha attorney general authority in
cases' Involving receivership for fraternal
beneficiary association, and a senate bill
amending aa to tha bulk sales law. Th
house passed a substitute tor tho county
nnlfbrmlty bin, which merely eotnpels an
election every rive years. Th housa
passed a senate bill to antnorls cities to
wn rffMttA of Antoaaoblle.
Tha bouse refused to agreo to tha ann
ate plan for confiscation of automobiles
The bill for abolition ef tha office of
custodian waa signed by the governor
and tho present custodian will go out of
office next week. Incidentally he mar
ried his stenographer last nlrht ejrra 77
Flelbe t' Illabwey Bill.
Th senate concurred in nous amend
ment to th highway bill, but made
some slight chsnges therein; so this fin
ishes tip th bla highway bra about
which ther ha been a great deal of
discussion an through the session. Some
other highway bills art yet to bo reported
Th senate reconsidered th rote by
which It Indefinitely postponed the Chase
bill to require that th Stat pay th fare
of the railroad commissioners, but again
refused to pass th bUL It would have
oost the atat a goodly sum.
Th senate had debate at length on a
bill to pay I1.S0C to on It. B. Moore for
injuries at tha Soldiers' home, but killed
Th senate Indefinitely postponed a
bill for atat aid for poultry shows.
Rant room quick with a Be Want Ad.
Omaha Heart Kflsed.
WASHINGTON. Aprn W.-(Speetal Tel
egram.) Th Interstate Commerce com-
ooeauaa or th discovery of liquors car- Omaha on May on complaint of the
Oommerflal Club of Oman agaln.n the
Anderson Sabine River compeny.
Wlllan M. JTI'ktt.
DAVID CITT.-Neb.. April It-fKpecvu
Te1egram.-wmiam M. Nlckle, for fcrty
thre year a realdent of Butler county,
d.'ed at his home in this city Wedretda
evening after a few hours1 Illness caused
from uremia poisoning. He was years
eld, an old soldier and at the time of his
death waa commander of Grand Army
post No. 14. Hs leaves a ldo and
seven children. '
W. FJ. rr.
6TVR4319. 8. D.. April !. 'Special Tcl
etrram.) The body of W. E. Orr. who
waa killed by a passenger train near
Brennan Tueaday night, was bronjht
hero from Ilapld City today. The funeral
took place this afternoon and burial
I rv ...
Bent room quick wna a oee nm 1.
Iowa Newa Notes.
TjOQAN Jasper Oallop, aged 77 je-ira.
died at his home In Imogen Wednesdsy.
afUr a week'a Illness. He is survived by
one daughter, two sons, rB,h(,r
No arrangements have yet Men mnc
concerning the funeral rvlrcs.
IX)OAN The John Mvinn fom-acre.
farm, nine miles cast of lgan. was sold
to W. F. Feber for T.600.
aaVfaBall ill a.
C'rnu. , . .
BtTtLTN. ApiU It By Wireless to
fayvt)ia, N. T.) TU atalemeot from th
rwsr enyw today I as follows:
"Ntar Ostend and Kleuport some snemy
ltroyr took part yesterday la artil
lery ftctiUa-, but ware quickly silenced!
"On th aoutbara bordsr of BL FJol w
oeruplod two houcea. Couth of Liorau
height fighting began last night
"lictwoea tb Mevu and tb Mosell
only artillery 4uJa took plate.
"Tne use of bombs developing
ajpltf lallng gas and of xptooiv lafaa-
try cartridges by the French Is dally be
coming mor tiwquaat.
"Aviator war unusually active
terday, aa tho weather waa favorable.
'HostTl avlatora threw bomb on places
behind tha Gsrmaa treat. Freiburg also
jwag vtattad. At this place several olv
: lllans. Including children, were killed or
, "On tb aatern front the situation la
, unchanged, la skirntiahas near Kal
iwarwa. (BussUji Poland), la th last few
j daya, IMS Russian ware taken prisoners
i and aevea machln guns war captured."
! PAJUbV April la. Via Loodoa.l-Th
: French official eonvauaJcaUoa glvon ut
i by tha Wjr office thi afiarnoon aiio
1 nothing to tb InfonuaUoa ommualcated
last light. xcpt th following:
i "Our artillery brought doa during th
. aftemooa of April U a Gorman aoroptane,
which fell la front ef tb Eeglls line.
but behuid tUe Uermaa treuchas north of
Ground Near Neuve
' With Human Skulls
. NEUVO CHAFEXJ.E. franco (Via Lon-
den. April U The ground to th wt of
this, now ahattered town of Neuva Cha
pel!, from which th British drove th
Oof mans la tb . cnlddl of March, with
such terrible lot of Ufo for both sides. Is
literally oobbUd with Oersna skulls. Tho
dead Its buried In shallow grave evrry
wber. and th vicinity . t strewn . with
wreckage and dabrls. Iha British hav
mad It aa tidy as they can, but beneath
many of tha trench and dugout six
Inches ef bayonet will meet the restatanoe
of cloth, and human flesh, while In tha
"no man' land' between tho British Una
and the Oerman trenches to tha ' east
bodies lie thick.
Neither tho Germans nor 'the British
dare attempt to remove th oorpee and
unless om alt nation develop to alter
th relative position of tb opposing tine
they are likely atlll to be ther when
summer comas. Many of th tranche and
dugout wber th men Uv unwillingly
harbor th bodies of thousand of man
which wer oovered with earth altar th
British rush. Uaiiy hav been burled by
both th Oerman and tb British and
whit crosses today dot tb !andsoao be
tween the lines.
So Quickly did the Brinish break
through th Oerman lines that full detail a
of th action ar only now becoming
known, va to the men who participated.
Tha suddenness of th advance waa such
that many of th men wer o dased that
all they knew was that they got through.
In fact, th pritlah staff officers laugh
ingly aasert that tt was too quick for th
best results, tha Oerman tine giving way
so suddenly that th British found them
selves like a man who bit his opponent
with all his might and eneounter but
slight rail stance and I thereby thrown
off bis balano.
on Vniingen ,nd Donaueschlngen, town
in Baden, on April U, according to th
National Zeitung. The place ar said
to be without anti-aircraft gtma. '
Suit Against McAdoo
and Williams Gos
Over Unill May 12
1 1 ip i
WASHINGTON, April ia-Judg MuCry
of t tnatrlet ef CMumbt supreme court
toaay signoa an oraor postponing untu
May li (ha Injunction rate of th Riga
Nataona! bank against Secretary Mo
Ado and Comptroller of tho Currency
Tb order provide that th temporary
Injunction restraining John Burke, United
State treasurer, from paying into the
treasury $6,000 Intsreat on bonds of tha
bank, withheld to cover penatttea fr al
leged failure to make repovta, shall con
tinue until th bearing next month.
Counsel on both aides agreed to the
postponement. Louis O. Hrandelj, chief
counsel tor th government, In requesting
postponement sua n was maao as a
trlbuta to th importance nf tha eas.
FRENCH AVIATORS DROP
BOMBS ON BADEN TOWNS
BASEU Aprtl I1-V1 Berlin and Wire,
less to London, 10.15 a. . French avi
ators dropped bombs near Krotslngrn and
Death of Aldrioh "
Visit to Colorado
NEW TOIUC. April M -vFormef Senator
Aldrich'a death has caused a revision In
the plans of John D. Rockefeller. Jr., his
son-in-law, for th Immediate future. Mr.
Rookefeller bad arranged to leave New
Tork for Colorado t Inspect th proper-
tie of th Colorado Fuel and Iron com
pany ther In accordance with a promise
given labor leaders at the time of hi
testifying before the federal Industrial ro
tations commission here.
Inquiry developed that bee ease of Mr.
Aldrlch's death and other pressing mat
ure arising within the next few week
th trip bad been postponed, possibly
until next summer. Mr. Rockefeller plana
lo spend several week in Colorado so
tkat bs may famlllartt himself thor
oughly with conditions there.
Deaattsisat Or ore.
WASiflM.VON, April It peoial TeU
Msrejn.) Nebraska pension araatedl
ls,ulfl Cart. ilerrilL t'X.
i'uetmaewre aciwtutsd la Nebraska:
Hanaun. Adams aunty. Wtiliaja V.
(isvrau. vk W. CX Oaln. reeuned;
; Iihtn, Nut-k'dts county, Ks.li f. brtt
let lvm. -j M A. iiud.
Ia feotiih Ii-uia: binai, Brooktnga
ouay. Chrtsi I. Mylire, vlo Antua
Ic meal V. IWIUlit.s was avputnted post
icuir at Piamobdvtiie. Llucoia county.
A charier has been laetted to th Clark
Nhv.-.imJ tstji ef Newtua. Ia; tiiiai,
- D. L. Clark. pwidnt- ll eue
i u the banking house of it. 1a Clark,
i. w Un.
TTTW BTOng OT Wtl TO WW
FiWs Fumish'nir Goods
for SATURDAY only
Fancy Silk Four.xvHand Ties,
Regular $1.00 Value
AT BPIOIAJ. rauoa
Consisting ef a eholc. election of new dttas and eolorinaa: larg
flowing ndt and narrow back to allp easy through, collar.
Vaaaav m4 Lewto rion Suits .81.00 to S3.00
MajOx&rtaa Bhirta Madra and 611k
Porok.nU and B. V. D. ruder car
Two-pkxw and Union Burt.
Fhoemit BUk Iloaa, assorted oolora, toy tor . .
rlkoesUa 641k Bo, aaaortcd color, for women
Istenrona and lloloproof Ho
51.50 to S1O.0O
50t to gs.OO
50c nd 75
75a "4 81.00
.254 and 50t
Lnrg Showing Now 50o Neckwear.
Irowning, King & Co.
CKO. T. ITMOX, May.
The TH0MPS0N-BELDEN STORE
HOWARD AND SIXTEENTH STREETS
A NOTABLE COAT SALE
Starting Saturday at 8:30 A. M.
Silk Coats, $16.75 Wool Coats, $12.50
This event is of supreme importance, because of its
timely nature. Mr. Nicpll, being in New York, was able
to purchase 69 coats; at much less than regular price.
And, by the way, when we say "special purchase',
we mean just that much. It's not a makeshift to stir
up interest in slow-moving stock; furthermore, there
is no slow-moving stock in our Apparel Section
rather it's difficult to keep up with its rapid turn over.
These coats are the product of a manufacturer "of national
reputation. Every garment is a nev spring fashion; all fabrics
are seasonable and new. , ; . ; . ;
Tailoring is up to Thompson & Belden'sstanidard. With only
69 coats from which to choose, an early visit will bo advantageous;
25 SUk Coats
Valued Conservatively to $30
Saturday at $ 16.75
Made of fasMonabla poplin and beagaline silks, in
bine and black.
:44: Cloth Goats
, Actually.Woftk up to $22.50 :'y:"":
Saturday at $12.50
Fabrics are gabardine, scrgo, coVerts, fancy mix
turcs, in blue, black, tan, gray, black and white checks.
Styles are lined, half lined and unlined. Sizes from 14 to 40; mostly sixes 16 to 36.
This sale is for one day only. We will charge for alterations. On account; of the low prices, we cannot send on
approval or accept tho return of any coat from either cash or credit customer.
. .. - SALE STARTS AT 8:30 A. M.
Saturday the Last Call
$1.25 Silk and Wool Poplin, 40 inches
Wide, in Colors, 89c a Yard
,, ....... i.
$1,75 Silt and Wool Canton Crepe, 40
inch, colors, $1.10 a. Yard
. Spend a minatt or two reading this. It' worth
. it: Havm yon completed your epring dree pur-
ehae? Wouldn't another gown of either of these
delightful material be appropriate?
These are not cheap fabrics, purchased for "sale pur
poses ' On the contrary, every piece is NEW, every color
and shade is good. The values? Well, just investigate
Saturday, thelast opportunity to purchase at these special
Silk Section Main Floor.
New Trimmed Hats for Saturday
$8.50, $ 10 and $ 12.75
An ' entirely new and
distinctively different col
lection of models in Dress
Hats; the New All Black
New Tailored Modes
Showing Radical Style
Changes Ate now being
Millinery Salon Second Floor - '
The Store For
New styles of Wash (T
Blouses, all sizes, - SpjL
New arrivals of Mid.
dies, sizes 14 to 20,
50c Chamoisette Gloves, 29c
For Saturday Only
All sizes in white only; a most exceptional bargain.
Regular 5Qo quality, - - - 29o pair
Values to $1.50
Arbutus Talcum, - lDc
15c Powder Puff s, - - lOo
Royal Society Package Goods
Art Needlework Section Third Floor
The variety is at its best now, and included are
many beautiful new designs for Waists, Corset Covers,
Combinations, Night Gowns, Children's Dresses, Hats,
and other useful articles.
Needlework lessons daily from 2 to 5 p. m.
Children'! class every Saturday morning.
Truly we believe Soresis
Shoes are not excelled in
artistic excellence, beautiful
styling, genuine exclusive'
ness, or superiority of qual
ity. The workmanship evi
dences the best skill Sorosis
Shoes are so deiigned as to
be adaptable to street or
Oar assortment are
$3.50 to $7
j b hi ii i 1 1 sriL JB I "
HOWARD AND ,S IXTEEKTH STREETS
iUi.t room qulcJt with a bee Want X4