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THF, HKK: OMAHA. SATfKRW. MAY 1. 1!M.
STATE NORMAL BODY Oxford spho1 'G1YE unwritten opinions
MPPTTH H T HWRli T Seniors Give Play
Supreme Court Decides Number of
Discuss with State Treasurer Hall
Method to Be Employed Allow
ing School Bills.
BOCK ISLAND TAIKS OF TAXES
fFrnni n Ptat r 'orro("ixMiilrnt 1
LINCOLN. May 1 1 i Spv Isl l Tho
Stats Norn.nl 'muM hH.l a short s-.lon
1Mb mornlmr. nut outstrip "f 1 ho allow
ance of ft voii-t rr f.ir IvITvT due Richlo
A Pon. f ontrnrtnrt, on tho Fornnd Install
ment d':ft tho now huildlns t Peru,
nothing of ron-pqiipni p h-iip trnnpartod.
Prpulilont V'tlo of Norfolk. Morris of
Kearney and Superintendent Thomaf,
mombor? of tho honrd worn nhpnt, 1'U
most of Mip tiinr wad t.ikon up In a dis
cussion with Stnto Treasurer Halt on
what would bp expected of him hv tlio
board In tl p fr.turo rofcardlnir thp draw
ing of vouchers and the payment of war
rant. The Mason will take rhnrco of th .
laying of thp .mnorstono of tlip iipw
building nt Peru.
Plea of RopU llnnl.
ThP State Hoard of Asse.-mcnt was un
ltle to hold a session today borause of
members of tlip bond brine cnlled to
othpr duties, so that a quorum vn not
present when T. J. NewUIrk of thp Hoi k
Island railroad appeared t) confer with
tho hoard on the nwowmont of his rrmd.
H lll not nppenr nculn. but will pre
pent A, hriof to thP board In whl h ho will
not out thnt wbllo thp nes.sment Is too
high, the road will not kick If It is loft
as It van lust year.
Another lleiilnl Filtered.
The at'lb atlon of Victor Wilson to the
State Hallway rommlFslon for a rehearing
on the application of the Polk I'ounty
Telephone company for permission to
ralae rates, which a denied by thp
rommlssion none time atro, has 1 co de
nied by the board, such action being taken
(onsi.lt OTer Motor Hares.
J. 8. Mahan. secretary of the Okla
homa state fair, and J. l Simpson, sec
retary of the Minnesota state fair, wore
In conference with Secretary Mellor of
the Nebraska, state fnlr this morning.
Roth are officers of the International
Motor Contest association lo control rac
ing on dirt ronda, and It was for th'
purpose of taking up matters regarding
the races here September 10 and 11 that
they are consulting Secretary Mellor. who
is president of the National Fair associa
tion. Requisition for Matney.
Deputy Sheriff Pavld O'Neill or Pcnvcr
visited the office of Governor Morehead
today to secure requisition papers for the
return to that city of drover U. Matney,
who Is charged by his divorced wife,
Grace E. Matney with failure to provide
for the support of their rhild, Virginia,
according to an order of the court whPn
the divorce wag granted. Matney Is man
ager of the Kearney State league base
ball club and It Is understood that he is
tinder arrest at Kearney.
Thomas to Ansley.
State Superintendent A. O. Thomas
went to Ansley today where he will de
liver the commencement address to the
graduates of the high school of that
place. Every day for the halance of the
month will be taken In delivering com
mencement day addresses. tUc calls for the
superintendent being so numerous that
he cannot fill all made on him.
Pare Food Law UUrusnrd.
J. B. Abbott and I- M. Tolman, repre
senting the government pure food depart
ment, called upon Kood Commissioner
Harman today and talked oxer matters
relating to enforcement of laws covering
food products and other matters relating
to the work of the department over which
they have control.
Powers Visits State House.
John H. Powers, who some people In
slst was once elected governor of Ne
braska, but maneuvered out of the job by
democrats, was a caller at the state
house this morning. Mr. Powers is Hi
vears of age, but as lively as most men
25 vears younger. Mr. Powers ran for
governor as a populit In 19-.
Mrs. Ilomiihrey Prrsldent.
The woman's clubs of the First con
gresslonal district closed their convention
here last night and elected Mrs. Charles
li. Humphrey of Falls City president
Mrs. H. W. Campbell of Bethany was
elected vice president. The secretary will
i. unpointed bv the president. About
seventy delegates were present.
TRIGGER CATCHESljN PORCH
AND KILLS SUPERIOR BOY
RfPFTRlOR. Neb.. May H.- Special
Telegram. )-Dwaine Shank, the 14-year
ia ,,t Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Shank, was
;, victim of a fatal shotgun accident
last night. He hud been watching
chicken hawk while the family was eat
ing supper and had lett the gun standing
nealnst the porch. Seeing the hawk com
ing close to the yard he Jumped up from
i, t-l,le and ran and started to take
the run. The trigger . aught on the porch
ana discharged the load Into his lungs.
1.1 IfiraH nnlv shout forty minutes. Ilo
w a freshman in the Superior lllgl
...hont. Ills funeral will be held Sunday
OXFURP. Neb., May 14 iSpecisI I The
St ntors of the oxford High sc hool pre
sumed the play "A College Town" at the
eprre house here tonight to a crowded
house. The play was stsged under the
direction of Miss Pashlc Tully of Uncoln.
Sunday evening. May IS, the class ser
mon will bp preached at the opera house
ty Rev. H K. Pailey of the rreshytrrlan
church. The commencement exercises
will take place Thursday evening. May
X Senator (L W. Norrls will deliver the
commencement address. The senior class
this year numbers eighteen eleven boys
and seven girls as follows:
Cases, Taking Advantage of
the New Law.
BIO JUDGMENT FOR SWANSON
Frank Anderson Lewis Munson
Hoy Hendler Merlin Springer
Halph Cole Nora Heam
Arden Fisher Hilda Hendler
Fred Hellner Lena Cadwallsder
John Hnlllnger Margaret Hollinger
Nell t.nrmon Gladys Neuerburg
Krncft l.ueklng ' Alice' Solberg
Homer Hliynalds Jeanettn Hoppe
Frank Anderson is the honor student,
with an average of !7 per cent for four
yesrs. Merlin Springer Is president of
the class and takes second place with an
average of !Xi per cent for four years. A
large per cent of the class expects to at
tend college next year.
At a recent meeting of the school board.
Miss Alma Aiken of Stells. Neb., was
elected to the position of science teacher
In the high school and Miss Marie Ior
mon to the position of third and fourtn
grade toacher In place ef Miss Linn
berry, who resigned to accept a Letter
prsitlon. This fills all vacancies In the
teaching corps for next year.
Chinch Bugs Appear
in Gage County
BEATRICE NpI , May II - tSyeclal
Telrgrsm.l lrof. M H. ."wens, ssststant
state entomologist, came down from Lin
coln Thursday morning and made a trip
over the eastern part of Cage county
with I wight S. I'alhey and John l'obba
to Inspect thp wheat fields as regards
chinch bugs, which he found prevalent
In many fields together with the Hessian
flies. Prof. Swrnk says that utiles the
weather is favorable to wheat ant un
favorable to the pest great damage will
tv done to crops in this section within
the next few weeks. I
"In about ten days.'" said Trof Fwenk, I
"the eggs which these bugs have laid
will begin to batch out and thev will
continue multiplying until harvest. If the
weather Is favorabl they will go jo the
corn, and In some cases they strip a
coin field bare."
He says that farmers should make a
line of road all around their wheat fields
to prevent the bugs from going Into their
torn. It prevents the spread of the pest
The high court reverses another .ludg- John R. IJuein of this city has Just re-
ment for damages secured by the estate i turned from a trip to Hrown and Jacks
of Edward J. Miller for Sfi.non In the dls- I counties. Kansas, and he says that the
i From Staff Corrcsoonrtent 1 .
LINCOLN. May 14 --i Special Telegram 1
For the first time under the new law j
which provides that the supreme court 1
need not hand down written opinions on
cares unless they cover reversals or new j
laws, the court rendered four unwritten i
I opinions out of the nine rendered.
I The Judgment of the IVmgtas county)
district court in favor of Nels swanson
for against the Pnlon Fa -m- rail
road was affirmed. While In the employ
ment of the road Swanson lost a leg His
SUITS and TOP COATS
foreman. Harry Baldwin, secured a set
tlement with the road In which Swanson
waa to receive SVX In cash and employ
ment for the future Baldwin died later
and after five years' employment Swan
son waa dlschsrged. The courts held thnt
the company is liable.
TWO FALLS CITY BUSINESS
HOUSES DAMAGED BY FIRE
PALLS CITY. Neb.. May 14.-(Speclal.)
What niij;ht have been a very serious
fire was averted by the quick action of
the fire company Thursday night. The
Ross Job printing office, which Is located
In tho basement of the Reavls Clothing
company's building, caught fire from a
cigar stump which was thrown down and
went through the open window into a pile
of paper and rubbish. The stork was
burned and the rollers nn the press were
destroyed. The stork of the Reavls
Clothing company was damaged to the
extent of J2,ono by smoke and the Har
grave clothing store next door suffered
$1.5no loss. Both firms are covered by In-
Votes from Pnwnee City.
PAWNF.K CITY. Neb., May 14 -HarrT
Crouch, a young man who formerly lived
In Pawnee City, was killed In an auto
mobile accident at Ixis Angeles last week.
Mr. Crouch at the time of his death was
successful practicing lawyer of Los An
County Treasurer John D. Albright has
Just paid off three more ll.ooo bonds,
making a total of $40,000 paid, leaving a
balance of $28,000 court house bonds still
Frank Evans of Pawnee City was
elected grand recorder of the Ancient
Order of United Workmen lodge yester
day, and with his family will probably
move to Grand Island about the first of
June, to assume charge of the office. Mr,
Evans was county clerk of Pawne
county for ten years and deputy county
treasurer for two terms and the lodge
was fortunate In being able to sertt; his
trlct court of Pouglas county against the
Burlington railroad. The superior court
holds that the evidence was not suffi
cient to sustain the verdict.
The Business Men's Accident Insurance
assorlstlon is held liable for tho acts of
an agent who wrote a policy for accident
Insurance on the husband of Kmella
Wlsentlne, who. at th etlme Insured, was
hut 11 years of sge. when the rules of
the oompeny made the age It as the low
est that a person could secure insurance.
The court holds that the only fraud
committed was rommltted by the agent
and the Insured was not responsible for
bugs are doing much damage ther
CAUGHT UNDER AUTO
WHEN FAINTS AT WHEEL
. , ;
ews Votes of Oeneva.
GENEVA, Neb., May 14 -(Special.) Dr.
W. T. Smith, dentist, shipped his goods
to I-oma. Colo., where he, with his fam
ily, goes to a new home. Pr. Kmlth has
a fruit rsnch there. He sold his business
to Dr. Carlson of Ong.
James H. Bell died at his home In
Geneva yesterday. He was 7S years old
and had lived in Nebrasks since 1ST1 . The
funeral will be held Saturday afternoon.
He leaves a widow and a number of
Ordered to Deliver caret Ives.
HASTINGS, Neb.. May 14 (Special Tel
egram.) On motion of Judge Vlnsonhaler
of Omaha Judge Dungan today ordered
John S. Williams, a photographer, to de
liver into a court the negatives of pho
tographs which he had taken of evidence
In the John O'Connor will cajie.
PLATTSMOI'TH, Neb., May 14 (Spe
cial.) Charles Sana, living eight miles
from here, was pinioned under his suto
mohlle yesterday when it ran over a
bunk as he fainted at the wheel and lost
control. He was rescued apparently un
injured snd his car was only slightly
t Inrka Knterprlse Is Sold.
CLARKB. Neb , May 14 .(Special .)- The
Clarks Fnterprlse. for the last four years
owned and published by A. B. RutledgP.
has Just rhanged hands, the new owner
being John I. Imng of Nehawka. Neb.
Mr. Rutl"dge, during his four years here
has brought the Clarks Enterprise up to
he one of the newsiest papers In Merrick
county and has built up a Job work de
partmpnt that kpeps the office foroe busy
all the time Mr. Iong. the new owner,
will take charge about June 1.
ew Catholic t hnreh for l.orton.
AVOOA. Nefi., May 14 -(Special.
Work has commenced on the foundation
of a fine new Catholic church Just east
of l.orton. The excavating was done by
the men of the parish. Fifteen workmen
began work Monday on the foundation.
They expect to be able to lay the corner
stone Monday, May H4
Positive Strings of $3 $S, $7.50
Tho nrrivnl of sovoml caso of
smart new Suits has roinforwd
our rvpYilar displays which now
nffonl you a field for chooriirifc,
that is in itself wonderful.
Tho host and latest stylo
thoughts of master clothes
designers are expressed in
these unusual garments tho
"last word" in patterns,
fnhries and tailoring.
To duplicate these suits
would cost $18, $20, $22.50,
Our demonstration price . . .
We've ample assortments
to fit every lmild of man
stouts, longs, stubs, long
stouts, silms and regulars.
$5 and $6
Killed by Kick of Horse.
TECFMSEH. Neb.. May 14-(Speclal.)
While engaged in working about some
horses in Borland's blacksmith shop at
Sterling, this county, , yesterday, Arthur
Moznrlck was kicked In the stomach and
suffered fstsl injury. He lived but two
hours after the Injury. Mr. Mszerlck,
a laborer, aged about E0 years, had made
his home at Sterling and Douglas for the
last four years and but little Is known
of him or his relatives. The funeral was
held at the Catholic church at St. Mary
today, and the burial waa in the ceme
tery neap that town.
New Organization for I'nlon.
AVOCA. Neb., May 14 (Special.) A
stock company with a capital of $10,000
was organized for the purpose of manu
facturing building material of concrete
and will be known as the Keystone Plpo
company. The officers are: President,
W. B. Banning. Union; vice president,
Craig Poling, Nebraska City; secretary.
John McCarthy, Wyoming; treasurer,
Ray Frans, Vnlon. E. J. Wade of Ne
braska City Is one of the biggest propo
sitions in the cement line In the west.
Tramp Held on Robbery t harsre.
TECVMS'lfct. Neb., May 14.-(SpeelaJ.)
Sheriff l. Ehman picked up a tramp
here yesterday, who Is wanted on a
charge of breaking a car seal and stea'-
Ing merchandise from the Burlli gton at
Sterling, this county. The fellow would
not give his name, but when tsken was
trying to send goods mining from Ster
ling to parties in St. I-oiils by express.
He will be taken to Mneoln for appear
ance in the federal court.
YOUNG SEWARD FARMER
ENDS LIFE BY SHOOTING
PEWARP. Neb.. May 14. -(Special Tel
errant.) Fred Held, a young farmer liv
Ing near Mllford. committed suicide to
ay by blowing off Ms head with a shot
gun. His wife and child are in the west
rrt of the state attending a funeral
ct relatives. He drove his suto Into Mil
ford this morning and drove hack to hi
farm and telephoned to cr wortman.
vho went out at once and found him In
the barn dead. No reason Is known for
the act. He wss 2 years of sge.
aprrlnr Kaloon Men Lose.
SUPERIOR. Neb.. May 14.-(Speclal
Telegram.) Judge Perry of Cambridge,
sitting In place of Judge Hurd in dls
tliot court today held that John D. Oerr.
O. R. Graves and Andrew Frey, the
saloon men who were applicants for
license this yesr. were to be denied their
petition, reversing decision of the city
council lie held that they In 1 sold
liquor last year witnoi.l :i val.d license,
lie also ai-8Sfd the cats of the case
upon the defendants.
1 he ( ause of Ithruuiutlara.
t'se Sloans Liniment snd yo.i won't
care whst o'jjh it The f rst apli. atlon
helps. Good for sciatica, neuralgia. JSC.
all druggists Advertisement
Enrich the Blood
Hood's SarssparlUa, a Spring Tonio
MedlclDs, Is Hscsssary,
Everybody is troubled at this season
with loss of vitality, failure of appe
tite, that tired feeling, or with bilious
turns, dull headaches, indigestion and
other atomach troubles, or with pimples
and other eruptions on the face and
body. The reason Is thst the blood Is
Impure and Impoverished.
Hood's Saisaparllla relieves all these
aliments. It is the old reliable medl
cine that his stood the test of forty
years that makes pure, rich, red blood
that strengthens every organ and
builds up the whole system. It is the
all-the-yeai -round blood-purifier and
health-giver. Nothing else sets like It,
for nothing else Is like It. There is no
real substitute: so be sure to get Hood's
Ask your druggist for It today, and be
gin taking it at once. Advertisement.
1 v.:; t
ORCHARD & WILHELM CO.
414-1648 South Sixteenth Street
Big Special Sale Kitchen Cabinets
25 High Grade Cabinets to Go Saturday at Big Reductions.
125.00 Hoosier Cabinet ... 1 9 00
$28.00 Hoosier Cabinet. . .S23.00
131.60 Hoosier Cabinet. . .$24. 00
$32.00 Hoosier Cabinet. . .$25.00
$33.50 HooMer Cabinet. . .J$27.00
$42.00 All Steel Kitchen Cabinet,
$50.00 All Steel Kitchen Cabinet.
$55.00 White Enamel Cab. $40.00
$50.00 Sanlsteel Cabinet, oak or
walnut finish $35.00
I Summer Furniture
SETTEE Iie Cut)
Green Kaltez Fiber
rapped and sub
stantially made. .
A KM HOOKER to
A KM CHAIR to
With ropes and ceiling hooks.
Heavy design fumed oak or green
complete with chains and hooks,
SO.50. $8.50. 310.00
By the square yard.
40c, 50, 60c, 70c
Buy your linoleum here and buy with It added
years of service that means real economy. By
carload buying we can offer utmost value.
6 patterns that offer a
good selection at a
very low price. All
are 6 ft. widths.
6 patterns of very
good quality are 6 ft.
widths; very satisfactory.
Inlaid Linoleum, Yd. 95c
Genuine inlaid linoleum with the color going
clear thilugh to the heavy burlap back will
give splendid wear in wood and tile
effects, by the square yard
An exceptionally fine assortment of blue and
white atid green and white tiles for bathroom,
per square yard 81.15 to 81.50
A number of patterns
In 1 2 ft. width that of
fers a very low priced
10 patterns, extra
heavy 12 ft. linoleum;
a grade that insures
long years of wear.
DY10D SHADKS. 3fi inches wide
by 6 and 7 foot long
25c and 30c
OH opanue, 3C inches wide by
6 and 7 feet long
Also about 200 baud made opa
Sizes from 27 Ins. to 64 Ins.
wide, lengths 4 feet six Inches to
7 feet, on sale
48C to 97c each.
Let u fUnuit on shade and
rods for your windows. nutke
no charge for measuring.
"Crex" Grass Rugs
For Porcli and Summer
An assortment that offers blues,
greens and browns In plain and
THE HIPP THEATRE
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, May 16, 17,18
Th Fhoto-JTlay wfcloh haa crwrt.a a f uron frhsrsrs ahowa
H. T. Kv.aina- slant "Or.stas a K.w Ton la ICotoarraphy."
JT. T. XTsnlns- T.l.rrami "Most Kamarkabls Film Xvsr h,"
V. T. Tlrassl "DarUff snd ArtlsUo."
V. T. Ursula Vouraali "Most Woaaarful Omtlos of tb Uotu Ac.
22x54 plain .
. . Tift
Figured . .
Figured . .
And other HlzfH an wull as by the
$1.85 Imported l.lnoUuin, $1.30
Finest qualities of Kixdorfer and waxed finish wooa
patterns in odd rolls and fchort lengths that ordi
narily soil up to $1.85 per square yard, for.. $1.30
Saturday Sale of Gray Enamel
that sell regularly up to 75c.
$3 for Your Old Refrigerator,
The First Payment on a New One
White Enamel Mix
price Is all
you pay this
Is made to
month of re
frigerators. We sell the
they cut be
The only store where ytuu can buy
Detroit Jewel Gas Stoves
they're the best so we send
. 3 130, 7)30
SJd S V-
I a el a dinar
Tn WXI.X.XAJOOW EXTDDXTIOS
Actually rtaotoad la Old
mia mu or uwsrm-snA
buoktb ABTO BCXjTXS.
Thsss sr. the, Identical rlrturss
rKWlnT which all sclsntlflo and
Irailln papers avnd macaxlnss U
votrd unlimited paca.
Amaalari Sdneatloaali Entrancing
Matin., today, 8i30. Tonirbt, :30.
tH. M. Ooaan'a Fatrlotto Knaloal
Little Johnny Jones
oeo. niLrs aj jobssi.
Baarlniilmr Bandar Mat.,
TXBB Or TIB BTOa,4f OOOBTTBT.
Tuesday M. W. A. JTISht,
K, W. A. rrts. PrlU Tm M. sots.
SCjvts. Wad., Tours., Bat., BOe;
jTlfhts, flSo and BOo.
Tanro MaUasa Bv.ry Thursday.
Prlrss: Oall.ry 10c: Beat gsats 16-10-TtVi
nniPP T II E AT E p
Q li Horns of Paramount Pictures hi
XULBT TTMXB TOD AT
rrom th. Baa. 1
CHABXEB B. 1
Baa. Ball Btorr by
f BasBBsMal $sBBb1
By oretlautd trains acmaa Rorly and
Cascade Mountains via Spokane to
Seattle, Taoome and Portland
enroute tour of Glacier Natiooal Pltrk
aboard ngw sttnansliips Great Northsra
and Northern Facanodowa the Pacifie
to San Francmoo
g"int or returning, travel thi "Great
Norther may." Lam Round Trip Fare.
nip tfe ami mmd tW EiiiGrfil.
ims ssa mm
W. M. Rom Us, 1. r.
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fmi mmm Aist
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TBIAT11. Aotnal Motion sMoturss
CATT. BOOTT IB TXB A BrTABHTZC.
WlUi Oharlsa B. Baaford. jaotartiur.
Sally, Mat, and Blsht e5o. So, 660.
Omaha vs. Des Moines
rrlday. May 14, ZaAKm' day.
OAWBB muss a r. M.
)" ft iii J S mwai'H.iS'fcl
theiu out on
90c White Water Pails 59o
ORCHARD (EL WILHELM COMPANY
Bc Want Ada
All Under One Roof
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