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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (June 12, 1915)
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STATE BEGINS SOIT
TO GET EXPRESS TAX
Aneisment Board Order Attorney
General to Start Action to Col
lect Under Smith Law.
AUDITOR HELPS TO ENFORCE IT
(From a Slaff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Juno U. (Special.) Tti
Plate Board of Assessment this afternoon
ordered the attorney geneTal to bectn
suit against the. Adam and Wells Fargo
Express companies to collect S9.M4M due
I for non-payment of the 1 per cent tax
authorised toy the Smith law paawd by
the 1913 session.
The companies hav refused to pay the
tax, claiming; double taxation.
The author of the law Is Stata Auditor
Prt.lth, who Is now a member of the Btate
Board of Assessment, Is In a position to
take an active part in Its enforcement
Demos in Big Hurry
Wrong Board Acts
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, June 11. (Special.) The
areed of the democratic office holder was
.shown this morning; when one board met
and hastily made an appointment be
longing to another board and did not
I find it out until the appointment had
The board In session was the State
, Board of Health and appointments were
jmade of Dr. Ferdinand Orlese of Sutton
I as a member of the dental board to take
I the place of C. S. Parker of Norfolk,
whose term expires August 1. Another
'appointment was made of Leo Hoffman
i of Omaha to take the place of O. W.
i Brewer of South Omaha, whose term ex
pire July S, as a member of the ero
Then with the habit on tliem they went
to work and appointed Senator Will
IBrookley of Edgar as a member of the
'pharmacy board, when the appointment
belongs to another board.
The board making the appointments Is
i composed of Governor Morehead, Attor
ney General Beed and State Superintend
ent Thomas, while the board of pharmacy
consists of Auditor Smith, Land Commls
Istoner Beckman. Secretary of State Pool,
Attorney General Beed and Stat Treas
Pioneer is Dead
BLAIR, Neb., June ll. (SpedalWohn
G. Smith, on of the few remaining "first
settlers" of Blair, died sudenly at his
residence here yesterday afternoon. Mr.
Smith was 74 years old and had seen little
sickness. He was born in Germany and
jcame with his parents to Ohio when he
was about 11 years old. Later ha came
to Magnolia, la., where he lived until
1M8. Coming here in that year ha started
la general merchandise store before the
city of Blair was mapped out. For the
llast twenty years he has bean engaged
In the stock and land business. He leaves
surviving him his widow and ten children,
Mrs. Louvie Cox of Faragut. Ia.; Will,
Phillip, Chester, Bay, Grace and Francis
of Blair: Burtus of Omaha; Rev, G. A.
Smith of Herman, Neb., and Mrs. Edith
Hawkins of California. The funeral ser
vices wilt be held from the Baptist church
on Sunday, of which church he was a
member, and also for many years a
deacon and one of the board of trustees.
Fairbury Hard Hit
By Flood in Blue
FAIRBURY. Neb June ll.-Speelal
Telegram.) Fairbury Is In the grip of
high water, as the Little Blue river Is
on a rampage, being the highest In
twelve years. The Fairbury Roller mills
have ceased operations and two feet of
water covers the city base ball park. The
Isler Carnival company, which had been
iplaylng at the park this week, was
caugh,t In the flood. Hundreds of acres
of corn along the Little Blue river have
Train service on the Falrbury-Netson
branch of the Rock Island ha been
abandoned owing to washouts this side
of Hebron. The St. Joseph Grand Is
land railroad has cancelled all train
AUTO VICTIMS TAKE STEPS
TO COLLECT JUDGMENT
BEATRICE. Neb., June 11. (Special.)
In the office of the district clerk on
Thursday afternoon was filed the tran
script of Judgment In the suit of James
K. Judge and Ruth Judge of Lincoln
against James E. Wallen and B. E.
finger. The amount of the Judgment Is
I2.C00, and was rendered In favor of the
of the minor, plaintiff, together with
( outs of MO. These amounts draw Interest
at the rate of 1 per cent from date of
filing Mr. Judge was given a decree for
damages to the amount of 9600 and costs
amounting to I208.o0. TnU case Is the
result of an automobile accident which
occurred at Lincoln on November 13, 1912,
when Mr. Wallen, who then lived In
Beatrice, ran his car Into a buggy oc
cupied by Mr. Judge and daugbter, lu
lu ring them. " . .
State Board Clears
Staff of Hospital in
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN. June It (Special.) - The
State Board of Control, after an Investi
gation of the cause of the death of
Charles Steckelberg, an inmate of the
Norfolk asylum for the Insane, on May
27, has come , to the conclusion turt no
blame can attach to any employe of the
Institution because of the death.
The board also clears the attendant,
Newsom, who was scuffling with him,
and advises his retention at the asylum.
SCHEDULES ITS KEEPERS
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, June 11 (Special. )-For th
first time for many years the Chicago,
Milwaukee ft St Paul Railroad company
has given In Its sleeping cars to the State
Board of Assessment for assessment.
Secretary Bernecker of the board has had
considerable correspondence wtth the
company, but it claimed that as It had
to pay the Union Pactflo a large sum for
the privilege of running cars over that
road from Omaha west that It considered
that was all It could stand.
However, the company makes a state
ment which shows that It has thirteen
Pullman and eight tourist cars operating
In the state, the former valued at lll.K
each and the tourists at H0.990 each, mak
ing a total of 1234.123 valuation, or a valu
ation for state purposes of t2,TK.
The cars have a dally mileage of 4fio
miles and a total for the year of all cars
of 4,096 In thirteen counties.
MEMBERS OF GYPSY GANG
ACCUSED OR BURGLARY
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN, June 11. Special.) Requisi
tion papers were granted by Governor
Morehead this morning for the return to
Wisconsin of George and Howard Rey
nolds, who, with John Brown, sre so j
rimed of breaking tntA tin m tn that I
state and stealing twenty-threa bales of
hay. The brothers belonged to a gang
of gypsies and have been apprehended at
Pender, where they have been held by
the local authorities.
Aasaalt Chars; Preferred.
CENTRAL CITT. Neb.. Juna 11. -Special
Telegram.) Summoned to appear be
fore County Judge P. 8. Heaton, Friday
morning on a charge of attempted as
sault on the 7-year-old daughter of Lewis
Powell, who resides near Chapman, this
county, Irwin Gallogly of that place
waived hearing and was bound over to
the district court under $3,000 bonds.
Am bondsmen were not forthcoming he
waa committed to the county Jail to await
Tho Store of th Town
There is much
to be had.
But it isn't
But the man
whose limit is
all back in
one of our Suits.
Straw Hats and
ings in a
rsa'fl fits after.
Geo. T. Wilson, Mgr.
Marriage Ureases at sldaer.
SIDNEY. Neb., June (Special Tele
gram.) Judge Chambers Issued marriage
licenses today to Emmos Sanders and
Sophia Lager, William Slmms and Ida
Duggen, Carl Brown and Johanna Brandt,
all of Lalton, Neb.
' Be 'aetltated.
All kinds of ailments result from cou
iiUon. lr. King's New Life I) 1 1, are
iiilltl Jr.i eff.ttlve. Prevent co"vtipatlou.
.VII drugguU. Advert lM-ment
lilt. 0H EASTEBH
$ 4,000 oa 190 acres worta 11.000
B.OOO ea 100 acres worta 14,000
.COO oa 10 acres worth 16,000
g.OOO oa SO aores worts fiO0
,6O0 oa 140 aorea worth B0.0O0
T.OOO oa B30 aores worta ao.000
g.OOO sa IN aores worth M.OOQ
9 4.000 ea ISO acres worth ls.ooo
.COO ea 10 aorea worta to.ooo
g.OOO ea ISO aeres worta f 14.000
T.0O0 oa 1M aorea worta lg.000
(10,000 ea 400 aorea worta 40,000
TMO oa farm worth tia.000
We offer say of above subject to
United States Trust Co.
Til IT10I IMD COlfFAVY
ia aouth i7ta at.
A sale of boys' $5
and $6 Norfolk
If you have no boy of your
own you will feel like bor
rowing ono when you see tho
wonderfully smart 8tylel
suits we are offering tomor
Klu's 4 to 18 years.
-See those new-
Of Serge and Flannel
Snappiest patterns we have
ever shown, and they fit
splendidly. Unusual values
$3 and up to $6
Palm Beach Trouaera to
match suits in stock
An extra pair of trousers
never come amiss,
It's a good policy to buy
two Palm Beach suits and
to buy them now, here's why
Palm Beach suits will bo far more popu
lar than ever before. You'll surely wear
them. You'll no doubt want at least ono
light suit and one darker suit.
In making selections now you have the advan
tage of complete stocks, you will get the full
season's wear from the suits you buy. Values
will never be better.
Our showing is threo times greater than
formerly, the styles and tailoring are bet
ter because of the fact that the foremost
clothing manufacturers have concentrated
their best efforts in" producing a stylish,
siiape-rciaming rnim iieacn suiu y
Come Saturday, allow one of our oblig
ing salesmen to show you these cool,
smart-looking clothes. We've sizes for
all builds of men at the follow
Hi m w mW
What sort of a
straw hat will
you wear this
If r"u !" dclded, thla la tn
plaro to com for It, because we
will have, th style yon want.
If In doubt, our xpert Hattera
will assist you In choosing a b
ronilnn Hat at whatever prloo
you rare to pay.
$5 to $10
No Weight Bangkok
$2 to $5
$1 to $3
$1 to $5
Save $3, $5 or $7.50 on that new suit
Dozens of well dressed men are doing it every day and your turn
comes Saturday. We're demonstrating tho wonderful buying
power of your dollars at this store. Hundreds of smartlv stvled
suits, including every new fabric and pattern. Sizes for all men
Nainsook Union Suits; spe
$1.00 Negligee Shirts
25c Silk Lisle Hose, 2 pair;
60c Silk Neckwear, ,
Negligee Shirts, very special
$35, $30 and $25 Suits featured at Sf
A plain statement, but it bespeaks of a most unusual
clothes buying opportunity for you. Broken linns
has caused us to assemble all our better hand-tailored
suits into one great lot and offer the men of Omaha
their unrestricted choico at
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WTT6 at HOVARrr7M
You ought to
f see the new Foot-
wear styles we
Plenty of novelty last
as well aa all the staple
styles. Expert shoe fitters
are awaiting to serve you
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If so the Free Furnished Room Bureau of
Omaha Bee is at Your Disposal Absolutely Free
of Charge and Will Gladly Help You Find a
Homelike House, Where Everything is Done for
Your Comfort and Pleasure.
We have listed in this Bureau all of the more desirable
rooms to rent in Omaha, and can tell you everything you
want to know about the room before going to see it.
Save yourself time and trouble by taking ' advantage of
this free service.
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