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Members to Pay Viiit Today to the
Largest Tract of Virgin Timber
in Nebraska.
(From a Staff Correspondent)
' LINCOLN. Neb., May 21. Fpolal Tel
egram.) Holding Its quarter-centennial,
the Nebraska Academy of Sciences spent
a portion of Its session this aventnr In a
memorial to the late Dean C. E. Ueesey,
of the University of Nebraska.
At the morning session Mayor Bryan
welcomed tha delegates at the Temple
theater and the response was made by
"Prof. C. J. Elmore of Grand Island col
lege. Prof. B. II. Barbour, Father Klgge
of Crelghton university and others talked
to the delegates and In the evening
Oeorge T. Moore of Mitsourt botannlcal
gardens delivered the principal address.
Tomorrow a vlMt to Fontenelle Forest
near Bellevua is planned. Dr. A. A. Tyler
of Bellevue college in on address today
gave somewhat In detail facta about the
forest and plains to preserve it in Its
beautiful and instructive wtldness.
In closing he said:
All these facts were set forth flrwt be
fore the state conservation congress of
1B10, which voted Its approval. liraduai
development of the plan has gone on
since. An examination of the tract ha
been made by the United States forest
service with favorable report. There has
been consultation with the United States
Biological Survey and the Hureau of
Hthnology. and with officials of the New
York end Missouri Botanical Gardens and
Lit rh worth perk In western New lork.
Finally as the most practicable method
of advancing the project the Fontenelle
Forest association was formed and
chartered by the state legislature in 1913,
Including in its membership many of the
most prominent cltlsens of Omaha.
This organization has been pressing for
ward with Its plan as rapidly as cir
cnmstances have permitted. It should,
receive the heartieBt support moral and
financial, not only of those who are li
terestedin the great scientific Importance
of the project, but by the whole com
munity because of their love of nature
and because of the deslreabillty of main-
gaining beautiful places of resort for pur-
I poses of recreation.
f The recently made recommendations of
the Nebraska commission on foreetatlon
sre In full accord with plans of this kind
and the commission urges that Nebraska
make an effort to retain Its rank with
its sister states In the treatment of forest
.Ki.r- in dnlnv this every citizen of
Nebraska should take pride an should
tie willing to oo nis snare in unuems
Veterans Favor
Consolidation of
Soldiers' Homes
MIND-. Neb., May . (Special) The
Grand Army of tha Republic state ep
camnment. which has Just closed here,
favored the consolidation of the Soldiers'
Home at Grand Island with tha one at
MilXord. A resolution passed almost
unanimously favoring suoh action by tho
state end it is suggested by Dr. Spauld
ins; of Omaha that the Grand Island
Hnmt be converted Into a home " for
Csitlsism Wis mads of . the board of
control for Its failure to make the neces
sary repair on the home at Grand Island,
for which appropriations were made.
The main building. It was said, is in a
dangerous condition. The lack or san
itary facilities at Mllford were also
criticised. A committee was appointed to
present tho grievances to the board of
The campfire of Wednesday night in
v.- i,,iinriiim was a rousing time. Old
n stories and speeches were delivered
and enjoyed by those who partook jf tho
real fight and those who had neir seen
real semloe.
MADISON, Nab., May SX-tSpexlal.)--Tha
grand Jury continued to grlud away
examining -witnesses, chiefly fom Norfolk
and Newman Grove. Tha personnel of
tha witnesses appearing before the grand
Jury Indicates that It Is probing Into the
charges of alleged graft of certain Nor
folk officials, and shooting scrape in a
Norfolk resort recently, also the alleged,
sals of mort ged property In the west
part of tha county
In district oourt Ralph B McKlnney
of Norfolk wss gra ntsd a divorce from
Deli McKlnney, Mra McKinney being
restored to her maiden name of Delia
-ri j . m-A iu nlotnHff navlnir tha
llHnUilui f r - w b
The case of George C. Lambert and
Heary B. Russ against John Klug was
dismissed. Dora Clayton dismissed at
her own costs nor case asking for a di
vorce from her husband. Arnold Clayton.
The case of Julius) F. Redman against
tha city of Norfolk, asking that ths city
b snJolneC from assessing and collecting
tke paving tax. was dismissed at plain
tiff costs, to all of which plaintiff ex
os pis.
Tha action of Thomas Bryant against
Jacob and Emma Long to recover I3.6U0
on promissory notes, was dismissed by
plaintiff at plaintiffs costs.
Florence J. Johnson was graiitsd a
dlvoroe from her husband, Thomas O.
William Wand was given a decrve of
foreclosure against John Coan and
George Tewksbury for $9,665.10 end nJe
rom a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, May il. (Bpectal.) Governor
Morehead left this afternoon for Nemaha
City, where he will deliver tha com
mencement address before the high school
graduating class of that city. On Sat
urday ha will deliver a like address at
Douglas. On Monday he will go to
Hebron and on Tuesday to Alexandria to
be present at the unveiling of monuments
marking the old government trail.
On Wednesdsy the governor will de
liver an address before the bankers' con
vention at Grand Island.
Xctfi from Reward.
SEWARD. Neb.. May fl. (Bpeclal.)
Memorial day exercises will be held here
May SI. The principal aJdress will be by
Hon. C. Petrus Peterson of Lincoln.
A special election will be held June 1
to determine the location of the new
tbe'.OOO high school for which. iK-nds t ro
recently voted.
The committee lias received lion e of )
the dates for the 19LS Bewsrd rhsutauiju.
which will bs held in the lt funk July
M to Auguat S inclusivs.
Jacob Ztnky has sold hts farm on Lin
coln creek to Henry Wlnkelmann for
State Will Resist
Royalty Demand
Of Bridge Builder
(From a Btaff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, May Jl. (Special.) Attor
ney eGneral Willis Reed Is making an at
tempt to discover whether the state of
Keb-aska ran be held for a 10 per rent
charge or royalty on all state bridges
erected which use the so-called Luten
reinforced concrete arch In the con
struction. He believes that the patent Is not
legally binding and that the Institution r
a suit to ompt'l the si ate to pay the
amount claimed because of the construc
tion of the Superior state aid bridge need
not be paid. The fact that he suit was
brought in the district court of the
United Plates of Northern Iowa Instead
of In Nebraska is not pleasing to the at
torney general and the Intimation In a
letter sent by Luten to Representative
Dalbey of e Bat lice and forwarded to Mr.
Reed, that the attorney general Is not
hunting trouble, is not setting well on
the legal representative of the state.
He replies that the case might as well
be transferred to Lincoln, in which can
the state will not plead sovereignty, but
will test the bridge Idea on Its legal
Hydro Electric
Company Reports
(From a Btaff Correspondent)
LINCOLN, May .-(Speclal.) The re
port of the Grand Island Electric com
pany filed with the State Hoard of Irri
gation shows that the company has spent
the following sums on the hydro-electrla
plant on tha Middle Loup river In How
ard county: Completed a S3,(W-volt
transmission line between the power
plant and Grand Island, a distance of
twenty-five miles, for 170,000; machinery
for plant, $36,000; sheet steel plUnr. 117,
COO; miscellaneous material, $6,000; labor,
etc., on dam and power canal, $2,600.
W. H. Thompson and Judg MoHugh
of Omaha met with the Stats Board of
Irrigation this morning for tha purpose
of seeing what could be done regarding
a consolidation of the above plant with
the one applied for yesterday on tha
South - Loup river. The Middle Loup
project, has a clause in Its contract for
bidding the transferring of Its right to
any other company, and the company
would like to have permission to fix the
matter up some wsy so the two plants
could be consolidated.
PCOTTS BLUFF. Neb., May 21.-(Spe-clal.)
Manager Edmund Simmons of the
Scott's Bluff Sugar company reports that
the 90,000 acres of sugar beets planted In
this vicinity have not been damaged any,
but will be benefited by the snow which
has covered -them nearly two feet deep.
Much alarm prevailed among the farmers.
who are counting on a $2,000,000 crop of
sugar beets this year. Mr. Simmons'
favorable report comes as good news to
Scott's Bluff Is to have a farmers' co
operative creamery. The farmers met In
this city Tuesday and after summing up
the result of their previous work found
that they had enough stock signed for
and the cream from enough cows pledged
to Insure the Installation of a creamery
to start operation about September 1, 1915.
George E. Johnson, state engineer, at
tended an Informal meeting of representa
tives of Irrigation Interests Wednesday.
Mr. Johnson's visit wss made for the
purpose of becoming acquainted with the
men who are conducting various irriga
tion canals of western Nebraska and the
problems with which they are confronted.
AN3ELMO, Neb., May 3. (Special.)
The body of James Judge, who ws killed
In a runaway accident near Whitman on
Monday evening, was brought here on
Wednesday night. Funeral mass was
celebrated at the Catholic church early
Thursday morning, after which the body
was taken to Broken Bow for Inter
ment, where his wife, who died a num
ber of years ago, is burled. Mr. Judge
was 68 years of age. He came to Custer
county In 1SS8 and sctttej on tho South
Loup, near where Callaway is now lo
cated. Later he entered the employ of 1
the T. L. V. ranch and remained with
them for a number of years, ill was
universally liked by all that knew him.
(He is survived by three sons and four
daughters, James of Lushton, Thomas of
Pullman, who was with him when the
acoldent occurred; Joe ot Arnold, Mra
W. V. Harvey of Culbertson, Mra H. E.
(Woodruff of Georgetown, Mrs. Anna
Fagan of Lakeview, la., and Miss Lizzie
of Anselmo.
(From a Btaff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Msy 11. (Speclsl.) Another
republican head dropped in the official
waste basket last night when Governor
Morehesd appointed Dr. Ludan Htark
of Hartlngtoa to the place on the Plate
Board of Health, which is now filled, by
Dr. r. P. Dodson of Wilbur. Dr. Ktark
is a sou of former Congressman W. L.
Htark of Aurora, who held down the con
gressional Job In Washington as a
populist July 1 is the date when the
new men appointed will take their posi
tions and when Dr. Dodson and Dr.
Wilson beheaded last week con seek
new locations.
(From a Btaff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. May 2L (Special.) Lieute
nant Governor Pearson, who stated that
on June 30 ha expected to go to Ten
nessee to attend a meeting of the lieute
nant governors of ths different states In
which Vice President Marshall was ex
pected to bs present
iFi in' n Staff 'tti rerx-n.l--r:t
TJN'OLN. Vay SI. itfpectal.t Peventy
xi ro'imle have relented stid have -m!
in th u monthly i eminences of slaie
money to the stats treasurer this month,
tho totsl remlltsnces sinountin tn
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South Omaha Man Who Killed Wife
Mistakes Film Camera (or
Electric Chair.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
, LINCOLN, Msy 8L (Special Telegram.)
Emil Muttk. a South Omaha convict.
sentenced to the electric chair September j
6, nearly had a fit last night from fright
as he was taken through the dining room,
mistaking a moving picture machine used
to entertain the prisoners, for the electric
Muslk killed Ma wife by cutting her
throat with a butcher knife.
Roy Roberts, sentenced from Lincoln
county to die in the chair June 4. Is an
other man in the prison doomed to meet
thst fate. Roberts appears not to be
worried and spends a part of the time
playing base ball, being one of the stars
on the prison team.
The electric chair has not yet been
Notes from Beatrice
and Gage County
BEATRICE. Neb., May 21 (Special)
A stranger whoso name was not learned.
was found lying unconscious under the
railroad brldne east of Wymore Thursday
evening by City Marshal Lytle, and It is
supposed that he was struck by a train
and knoclaV off tho bridge, fla was
brought to tne city for medical treatment
nd Thursday night had not recovered
sufficiently to give any account of the
accident. He Is about X years of ag.
Following the threat of John Zimmer
man to bring action against the city for
establishing a pest house on his fsrm
near the city water works northwest ot
Beatrice. Mayor Mayer Thursday settled
the difficulty by agreeing to build a fenos
around the pest house. Three more
smallpox cases were reported to the
health officer Thursday, making the
total number eight.
County Attorney V. W. Mesa ore has
been choaen to give the Memorial day
address at Cortland.
Graduating exercises for the Clatonla
schools were held Thursday evening, the
address being given by J. K. Puschlioos of
Warn nton, Mo., his subject being "Value
of Education." There was only one
graduate. Miss Rose A. Heller.
Episcopal Council
To Meet in Omaha
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. May IL (Special.) Tha next
meeting of tho Episcopal council of tha
Nebraska diocese, which closed lt ses
sion here last night, will bs held In
Omaha, according to a vote of ths dele
gates. Ths standing committee of ths
church, which consists of thrae clergy
men and three laymen, ware selected as
follows: Very Rev. James A. Tapoock,
Omaha; Rev. A. E. Marsh. Blair; Rev.
T. J. Collar, Omaha; C. H. Rudge, Lin
coln; C. 8. Montgomery. Omaha, and &
C. Smith, Beatrice.
The "Mankata" plan fixing the sal-.
aries of priests in the mission field was
adopted, which makes the minimum for
single men $900 and for married men
United Travelers
Convene at Lincoln
(From a Btaff Correspondent)
LINCOLN. May IL (Special Telegram.)
The Nebraska United Travelers' associ
ation is holding Its annual session In Lin
coln, concluding tomorrow at Fraternity
hall. Headquarters are being sustained
at the Lincoln hotel and there Is a good
Governor Morehead and Mayor Bryan
welcomed travelers this morning In ad
dresses after Ray. F. L. Wharton had de
livered tha Invocation. President Burket
of tha Commercial club also delivered an
address of welcome and A. Rasdlev,
grand counsellor, responded.
A short business session was held and
thi evening the annual banquet was held
at ths Lincoln hotel with a danoa at ths
Commercial club rooms following.
Ada Swanson Found
Dead in Basement
Ada Swanson, a young Swedish servant
at the home of Jossph Bykes. 2 Spencer
stteet, was found dead early last wan
ing In the basement of tha house with
the back of her head crushed tn and a
bloody hatchet lying beside tha body.
Police are working en ths case, which
is thought to be murder, but as It prob
ably happened hours before discovery by
Mrs. flykes, and no clues have been
found, immediate capture of the slayer
is doubtful. Tha girl had been left alone
since early In the morning.
Loss Ot Appetite
Most aasoeasfally Treated by Taking
Xooa's gerssparUla.
Loss of appeUto Is accompanied by loss
of vitality, which is serious.
It is common in the spring because at
this t litis the blood is Impure and Impov
erished and falls to glvs the dlgestlv
organs what is absolutely necessary for
the proper performance or tneir func
tion Hood's Sarsaparilla. the old reliable
all-the-year-round medicine, is especial
ly useful in ths spring. Oet It from your
druggist todsy. By purifying snd enrich
ing the blood and giving rttaJily, vigor
and tone. It Is wonderfully successful in
ths treatment of loss of appetite and ths
other ailments prevalent st this time. It
is not simply a spring medicine It is
mur-h more then thst but It Is ths best
spring medicine.
Hoxln' Hsrsaparllla makes ths rich red
I'lo-xl lh gr etlre organ i-d. Adver-
A toiUt ftrcpWsMiua ot wrU.
Holt to rJirtw 4n4ruK.
For fttriB4 Color mmd
BMuiyuCavr - s4iHi Hair
v. . at rufwt
Deputy Attorney
General Objects
To Jury Finding
(From a Staff Correspondent )
LINCOLN, May a. (Special.) Deputy
Attorney General rexter Barrett, who
has been representing the stats In the
litigation In connection with the settle
ment of the estate of John O'Osnnor, re
turned from Hastings today, where he
has been assisting tha connty attorney
In the conduct of the case before the
grand Jury, which refused te brine in any
indictment Speaking of tha matter Mr,
Barrett said;
"I belle the evidence presented was
amply sufficient to have warranted the
return of Indictments. The consensus of
opinion of the people of Adams county Is
that there should have been several In
dictments returned and the general public
does not at all appear satisfied with the
action of tha Jury."
Mr. Barrett says Investigations will be
continued even mere vigorously than In
the past In order te determine the truth
as to the death of John O'Connor and
tha claims of tha verteus claimants.
SEWARD, Neb., May 21 Special.) Tbei
alumni banquet win be held In the as
rembly room of tha court house May 2S,
Prof. Woleott of ths University of Ne
braska Jectured at tha high school and
also at the Toung Men's Christian asso
ciation on "Nebraska Birds" yesterday
BheaHna- feasea nn la Black IIIUs
(Special.) The spring Ismblng season Is
well under way through this section and
the shearing season is on. Local growers
report a good big percentage of lambs
this season and ths weather has been
very satisfactory for the work. It Is be
lieved thai the biggest and best crop of
wool aver turned out of this section will
be marketed next month. Continuous
snow throughout the winter has left tho
wool in a clean condition and abundance
of feed brought the sheep through with
out a break la ths clip. . It Is estimated
that 1.000,000 to 1. 600,000 pounds will be
marketed from this point.
ult and Top-Coat values that
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Secretary - Walrath Decidei Not to
Place Them in Official Journal
of Proceeding.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
IJNOOLN, Mar (Special;) I'lrtures
of members of tha state senate will not
adorn the pages of the seaate Journal for
the session of 1& There was so much
objections to the cost of printing rc
tures of members sf tha last senate that
Secretary Walrath has concluded to take
ths chance of letting tha people of tha
state live In Ignsranca of what their law-
rashers looked like. Secretary Walrath
returned to Lincoln this morning for a
stay of a couple of days and says that
the copy for the Journal has been ready
for the printer for some time.
On account of tha action of tha printing
board in reletting tha contract far print
Ing. the work has bean delayed consid
erably and the book will not be ready Cor
distribution as early aa ha had hpped
Something tangible In the way af Jitney
bus regulation has been worked out by
tbe directors of the Omaha Manufacttr-
ers association. A letter Is te be sent to
the city council by Monday bearing tha
suggestion of the directors far Jitney reg
elation by ordinance. A t per cent tax
on gross earnings is to be suggested.
Monthly Inspection of tha wheels, brakes
and other vital parts of ths buses is to
b-? suggested, together with weekly fumi
gation of ths Jttneya.
The letter will also ask that the ordi
nance Include a provision for lighting ths
buses at night when tha top Is up, largely
for the protection of women passenger
It Is to as that tha drive be licensed
and pay a license fee. It Is to ask that
tha routes be definitely outlined and des
ignated, and that certain hears of serv
ice be maintained, and that all tha pres
ent traffto roles be observed; and, finally,
that the companies bs bonded to cover
out-distance competition
duplicate olsowhoro at $18
$22.50, featured horo now
Demonstrating tins gtore'i wonderful value giving ability
and at the same time allowing you tbe opportunity to
chooee Clothes of the hour at n positive saving of $3.00,
$5jOO and $7.60. Styles, Fabrics, Patterns and Sizes to
meet every requirement and satisfy- every taste.
More than 400 sturdily built Norfolk Suits in smart pat-
terns and fabrics, sizes 4 to 18 years, many with two pairs of
trousers. A typical KINQ-PECK value, the best you've en
countered this season
Rubberized raincoats worth up
This week 's rainy weather emphasises your need
and tills extraardJnary offar potmt t tha great aavlng
Ing It Saturday at tkU ator. (90 Raincoat to choose
all "R. ft W." make.
Every furnishing need best supplied here.
It's the little articles that add so much to your comfort or appearance that you
can not afford to have them other than just right We make a specialty of
"just right" Furnishings.
Underwear in every good style
Our stock, is now at it's best; and we've some
splendid values to offer.
Special tl Athletic Union Butt ......65c
"Ooodkntt" closed crotch Union Suit
at , ft to $2.60
Summer weight Knit Union Bolts SI to S3
Nainsook Shirts and Drawers . ,50c to $1
Knit BbirU and Drawers 60o to $1
Wonderful showing of wash
ties that really wash
No fading with King-Peck Wash Ties;
we guarante the colors fast or a new tie
for tbe aaklnc
25c to $1.00
whatever loams are sustained by prop
erty or Indlvldusls through accidents.
County Commissioner-Best has gone on
record ss favoring the submission of
workhouse bonds at the primary election
to be held In June, llf, at which state
and national candidates will be chosen.
'Although the present Isw puts control
of the prisoners In the hands of the
sheriff," ha said, "the next legislature
will readily amend the act, I think, and
It would be well to make a start toward
a workhouse. It will take years to estab
lish an Institution of ths kind we want"
Use sf labor of county prisoners In
building a workbons Is one plan under
oonsMeratlon by tha member of tha
It la generally agreed that the propo
stttnn will rest for several months st
U W. Wakeley, head ot ths passenger
department af tha Purlin Hon, likes to
conjure with facta In making Jokes
Riding horn to lunch an a Farnan
street car hs was discovered carrying a
sheet sf window glass under one arm.
"What have you got there, LaiciusT"
asked a friend.
"I have a pans of glaas In that paper
and a pain la my chest." (Sounds of ha,
ha. ha)
Mr. Wakeley then explained his Joke by
ssying that tha reoent winds broke a
pan af glass at his ham and tne re
sultant draft cauasd a pain In his chest
By replacing the pane of glass he ex
pects to remove tha pain In his chest.
J. M. Butler., chief clerk af ths railway
mall service at Lincoln, Is In Omaha, con
sulting with C, M. Reed, superintendent
of ths railway mall service In this divi
sion about ths new mall schedules from
Omaha to ths wast and vtoe versa by
reason af ths resumption of Burlington
trains Nos. 1 and 10 between Omaha and
Denver. These trains war discontinued
last fall owtnc to lack af business, but
will be Biased la service again beginning
Sunday, May 29,
you will find difficult to
Choose any $35, $30 or
suit in the house now .
Sizes are broken in all better grades of
this means a clean up must be effected
We have assembled all our regular stock (no
special purchases) Hand Tailored Suits that
havo been selling readily all season at $35, $30
and $25 and offer you your unrestricted choice
of the immense lot at.
$5 and $6 boys' Norfolk suits in sale
War Cuts Down
Travel in Germany
(Correspondence of the Associated Press.)
HAMBURG, May 18. The effect ot the
war on transportation and passage out of
Germany through Hamburg Is Indicated
In figures Just eomrfled. showing that
during the entire year of 1914 but T2,S6
went abroad from this city, as against
m,TM m 1911. Practically all of the TXOno
odd left the city before August L 1914.
The war similarly has seriously af
fected the number of visitors In Ham
burg. Thus there were accomodated dur
ing 1914 but 21.299 transients as against
51. V4 in Wl The total number of persons
coming to Hamburg stopping temporarily
and then leaving, either for abroad or for
other parts of Germany, fell from 944,097
in 19U to la 1914.
(Orrepondence of The Associated Press.)
LONDON. Msy 1. Sir Edward Carson,
who a year ago ss leader of tha Ulster! tes
eampalgn against home rule was one of
the most talked of men In England, has
started a rrusada against gambling
houses, which, he aaserts, are finding
many victims! among army and navy
officers and government officials, snd
are thereby hindering the progress of tha
British campaign against Germany.
More South Omaha men have already
Joined Ak-Sar-Bcn for 1915 than Joined
during ths entire season last year. Borne
10 per cent of the present membership Is
from South Omaha, while last year tha
percentage of South Omaha men In the
total membership was 4 per cent Two
hustling teams are working In South
Omaha, on In the stock yards and the
other among the merchants of the city.
The Bee Want Ads Are Best Bnslness
Pick Falls to "tick.
The Washlnrton c'ub has sold Utility
In fielder Charles Pick to the Richmond
club of the International league.
Rla Hopkins ls;ae.
The Portsmouth club of the Virginia
league has released Pitcher Belanger and
8hortton Tally. Sis Hopkins hss Joined
the team.
$25 hand-tailored
Suits ;
at once.
to $15, at C
for a Raincoat V
to b ma da by aaleet-
from, sites 81 to 60,
Shirts you ought to own
Kvery shelf and counter In oar Shirt sec
tion contains endless assortments ot smart
Summer Shirt, all fabrics and sizes.
$1, $1.50, $2, $2.50 up to $5
in Omaha
that felt
hat away. H'a
time for a now
Sennet Bailors ...... .ft to $3
Spilt Bailors t to
Mllsns I
Panamas SA to CIO
Leghorns fa to "
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