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THE HKE: OMAHA. THHtShW. ,UT. 17. 101..
GOPHER TWINE IS
Minnesota Priion Plant Manager
Haa Samples of Hit Output
Tested at Lincoln.
PROFIT FOR STATE IS HEAVY
(From a JM.ff Corrspondent
LINCOLN, June W. -(Special.) M. C.
McMillan, sups rfntnd-nt of the twine
plant of the Minnesota aute penitentiary,
railed on Food Commissioner Herman to
day to hare aome samples of the twine
manufactured at the Mlnneaota Institu
The Mlnneaota plant manufactures larire
miantltle of twine and aella It not only
In that state, but In other atatea. about
1.760.000 pound being contracted for In
Nebraska, thla season.
The plant was' established In lsyf.. when
the legislature appropriated 250,00n for Its
establishment. Since that time over 107.
ono.000 pounds of twine haa been mai.u
faatured at a profit to the Institution of
of about S2.3va.M2. not counting the 1915
output. Of the 1.060 prisoners In the In
stitution. 300 are encaged In the twlno
plant. The plant also manufactures farm
The samplea tested by the food'rommis
sioner were up o the standard required
by the state department. It sella In car
load lots at 4 cents a pound.
Filing I p Ti Matter.
The State Board of Assessment Is hav
ing difficulty making an adjustment of
the state tax on erpreaa companies, the
Adams company In particular. In 1918 the
Adams company paid an occupation tax
of $8,470, when no tax was required that
year. In 1914 It again paid (8.518. This year
a tax will ba due and an effort la being
made to transfer the 1913 tax paid to the
1015 asaeaament. This lacks 1151 of being
sufficient and the board does not know
just how td make the transfer. A. meet
ing was held this morning and it Is hoped
to get the mater adjusted satisfactorily
later on. -
Smith Meets Commission.
Attorney Ed P. Smith of Omaha, who
haa been retained by the State Railway
commission to conduct the case of the
statein In the rate hearings on order No.
19, was conferring with the commission
this morning. The matter will come up
for hearing In Omaha on June 28 before
the Interstate Commerce commission.
Bluffs (noplf Weds.
A mai-riage license was Issued at the
Lancaster county court house yesterday
to Roy H. Hunt of Council Bluffs, aged
22. and Mary G. Cole of Xhe same city,
Desire No Change
PVLLBRTOX. Neb., June. 16.-(Rpeclal
Telegram.) A special election was held
here today for the purpose of determining
three questions, the Issuance of bonds
to build a municipal electric lighting
plant, the permission of Sunday base ball,
and the permission of pool and billiard
rooms. It was a field day for the ant Is,
as all three of the propositions was
mowed under by a big vote. .
The electrio lighting bond proposition
Involved the lssuar.ee of $28,000 to estab
lish a municipal plant to compete with
the existing privately owned plant. It
was defeated by: For, 99; against, 22.
On Sunday bane ball the vote was:
For. 14; against, 200.
On the permission for billiard and pool
hall the vote was:. For, 131; against, 214.
DELEGATES AT MEETING
BROKEN BOW, Neb., June 1. (Spe
'del Telegram.) 'Wednesday's crowd at
the State Sunday school convention was
augmented by nearly 500 new delegates,
.making a total of about 1,400. Th's Is
the largest Sunday achool convention
ever held In Nebraska.
Officers from every county made re
. The nominating' committee comprises:
Ray Fletcher of Lincoln, .J. J. Clcl.in of
' Norfolk, Theodore Malm of Alma, J. T.
Wood of Mason City, Rev. D. C. Troxel
of Falla City and Mrs. Jennie Sharkey of
The committee on resolutions waa
nrmed us follows: A. L. Norden ci EL
I'aul, Mra. W. W. A mess of Dunbar, Rev.
Theodore Marks of Harold and B. Wood
of Nelson. .
The general subject of "The Boys" pre-
ailed at the session and some stVrlng
talks were made by Rev. R, A, Wnlte of
Lincoln, H. L. Lomax of Broken Bow
t nd George I. Wallace of OmMia.
One of the largest crowds ever seen on
the Chautauqua grounds attended Tues
day night's pageant.
ACCIDENT POLICY SUBJECT
OF CONFERENCE AT LINCOLN
fFrom a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. June 16.-3peclal.) The
ttate insurance board wafc wrestling with
problem this afternoon caused by a
-lause In the accident Insurance policies
of the Great Eastern Casualty company
of New York, which, provides that in case
tt accident no olalm can be made for
:he first thirty days of disability, unless
the accident la of sa serious a nature
that It requires continued services of a
physlrlsn or hdsMU.1 care. .
Louis II. Flbel. president of the com
pany, was present and Insisted that this
clause waa the same as that In the Ne
braaka liability law. Commissioner Brian
believes that It debars them from doing
business In the state.
TREASURER REPORTS BIG
SUM OF CASH ON HAND
fFrom arBtaff Correspondent.
LINCOLN. June ll-(Speclal Telegram.)
According to an old law which has been
dfg up by State Treasurer Hall the
treasurer of the state la required to re
port to the governor whenever thtre la
more than $110,000 on hand In the general
fund of the state. Carrying out the law.
Treasurer Hall todsy reported io the
governor thst there was tl70.SS4.os on
bund in the general fund when the office
ilosed last night.
Klsjfct (oaak Relieve.
Pr Bell's Pine-Tar-lIoney eases your
'ouah. soothes the lung and. invites
sleep. Only SSc. All druyaisis. Advertisement
Adveutists to Hold
At Union College
LINCOUV, June lfl.-lSpeclaU-lea.l-ing
educators In the Seventh Pay Ad
ventlst denomination from Washington.
P. C. and all parts of Ihe north, middle
and southwest will meet In convention
at I'nlon college at College View, a sub
urb of this city, July to 17. Officers
and practically all of the prominent
workers In the Toung People's Poolety
of Missionary Volunteers throughout
these sections will join In this conven
tion. Other who will attend Include the
church achool teachers, academy teach
era and training ach.wl workera of the
West Canadian. South western. Northern
and Central Tnlon conferences. The
states and provinces that will be rep
resented ere Minnesota, Iowa, North and
South Dakota, Nebraska, Colorado, Wy
oming, Kansas. Missouri. Texas, Ok la
home. Ark an see. New Mexico, British
Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba and Sas
katchewan. A well-known leeder who will Join In
the convention will be Elder I. If.
Evans of Washington, D. C, president
of the North American division confer
ence of the Adventlsts. Prof. Frederick
Griggs, secretary of the ediicstltnal de
partment of the general conference. Is In
charge of the arrangements. W. E.
Howell, assistant secretory of the edu
cational department of North America;
M. E. Kern, secretsry of the Toung Peo
ple's Work for the World; Meade Mao
Quire of Loveland, Colo., field secretary
of tm Young People's Work of North
America, and Prof. W. W. Ruble of
College View, are assisting In the plsns
for the success of the gathering.
Among the topics for discussion will be
the following: "How Shall We Promote
Our Educational Lines?" "Our Denomi
national Toung People's Problem," "Ef
ficiency," "Growth of the Mlaalonary
Volunteer Work In the Last Eight
Years," "The Social Tnet'ncta of Young
People," Sports and Games," "Sex Hy
giene and Social Purity Instruction,"
Personal Evangelism," "Christian Stew
Three Arrests Made
In Layton Murder
At Scott's Bluff
SCOTT'S BLCFF, Neb., June 16.-(Spe-dal.)
Recent developments in the Joe
Layton murder oase are the arrest of
IDan Jordan, the alleged father-in-law of
Layton, for the murder, and of his wife
and the wife of Layton as accomplices.
Up to the time of their arrest, all were
drinking heavily and . maintaining good
nerve, and their stories are so nesrly
identical that they are suspicious. Two
revolvers have been found, and one, be
lieved to be the one that waa used. Is an
automatic. A number of unused car
tridges were found where they hud Just
been thrown In Hie vault of an outhouse.
Two bloodhounds each picked out Jordan
as the man whose tracks were at the
window. Powder stains cn the window
sash indicate that the gun was within
two feet of the murdered man's head at
the time the shot was fired. A dumdum
bullet was used, and fragments of It are
found, and also an empty shell.
The funeral of Mr. Layton was held
Notes from Beatrice
and Gage County
BEATRICE. Neb.. June 11 (Special.)
In Judge Ellis court, Tuesday, County
Attorney Messmore ordered the bond of
A. M. Fisher .of Omaha, charged with
embezzlement of funds of the Fralrle
Life Insurance company, be forfeited.
Fisher was recently released on bond of
$750, and his case was set for trial last
Tuesday. He failed to appear and County
Attorney Messmore. after ordering the
bond forfeited, issued another warrant
for the arrest of Fisher and placed It in
the hands of Sheriff Acton. The amount
alleged to have been embezzled by
Fisher is 198.60.
Mrs, A. W. Bradt, ft pioneer of Beatrice
and Identified with the early history of
Beatrice, died Tuesday morning at the
home of her daughter. Mra. S. 1). Kll
patrtck, SLged 70 years. She is survtded
by two daughters, Mrs. S. D. KUpatrlck
and Mrs. R. R. Kyd. both of this city.
Mr. Otto M. Campbell and Mlas Llota
Hadden, both of Adams, were married at
the Centenary parsonage Tuesday by
Rev. B. F. Galther.
Mr. Harland A. Carr of Lincoln and
Miss Ruth Penrod were married Tues
day at 1 o'clock at the home of the bride's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. I. D. Penrod in
West Beatrice, Rev. Newton P. Patterson
officiated. Mr. and Mrs. Carr wl'.l make
their home In Omaha.
Hold High Reserve
WASHINGTON. June 1. (Special Tel
egram.) The abstract of the condition
of the national banks of Nebraska, ex
clusive of reserve cltlfs at the close of
business on May 1, as reported to the
comptroller of the currency, knows the
reserve held at 28.90 per cent.
Loans and discounts, $&3,"09,6d9; gold
coin, $1,(46,488; lawful money reserve,
Si2.65S.W6; deposits of all kinds, Sj2.623.760.
BISHOP TIHEN SPEAKS AT
FALLS CITY COMMENCEMENT
FALLS Crrr, Neb., June ll-(8peelal.)
The commencement exercises of the
Peered Heart convent took plaoe at the
convent hall on Monday nlrht. William
Murphy was tbe only graduate. County
Superintendent P. H. Weber waa present
snd made a neat address in presenting;
the diploma. Rt. Rev. Henry Tlhen.
bishop of Lincoln, made the address of
the eventng. which waa one of the finest
heard In the city.
The following priests were here for the
occasion: Father Sauer of Nebraska
City. Father Bucket of Rulo. Father
Feeney of Auburn, Father O'Brien of
Pawson, Father Hasler of Shubert.
A banquet was beld In the convent hall
for the visitors, the graduate. County Hu
perintendent Weber, Father Hoffman, the
arUh priest; H. A. Coupe, J. Mullln, pre
ceding the exercises. Rev. Father James
Noble, priest 4t St. 'Thomas Kpltcopal
church of this city, was also a guest at
HEAVYWEIGHTS OF THE T. P. A.
: , a X v
The two boosters of Maryland division
T. P. A. Alfred E. Sharp haa been atat)
president for'last two years and William
F. Mars has been president division "A"
for last two years.
PETERS COMPANY FILES
CHARGE AGAINST ROAD
tFrom a 8taff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Juno 1 (Special. ) The M.
C. Peters Mill company of Omaha has
filed' charges with, the railway commis
sion, . alleging that the Chicago Great
Western railway Is ' making an unjust
charge for switching cars at South
Omnha. The milling firm claims that the
charge Is $ per car, when a reasonable
charge would be $2 per car.
Notes from Hart Inaton.
HARTINGTON, Neb., June 16. (Spe
cial.) At the annual meeting of school
district No. 8 Monday afternoon, F. W.
Rarnhart and Pr. L. Ptsrk were elected
directors. The estimate of expenses calls
for $10,000 for next year, or atlevy tf 2S
The Board of County Commlsloncrs mot
as a board of equalization here Tuesday
Hailstorms have been doing some dam
age. In this locality recently.
Baby Mntllated by Hoc.
SCOTT'S BH-'FF, Neb., June 18 (Spe
cial.) A S-montha'-old child of Mr. and
Mrs. William Stowell, living near the
sugar factory, had an ear bitten off by
two half grown hogs that were allowed
to run at large. The mother left the
baby lying on the floor while she went
to the garden, and hearing It scream,
rushed back In time to save Its life. But
It Is badly mutilated about the head and
School Meeting; at Table Rock.
TABLE ROCK. Neb., June 16. (Bpeclal.)
At the annual school meeting held yes
terday, J. N. Phillips and Mrs. Margaret
Hylton were elected members of the
Board of Education to succeed O. D.
Tlbbetts and Harry Freeman, whose
terms of office had expired. A levy of
$4,600 was made for the coming year for
TODAY'S BEAUTY AIDS
To clear up and whiten tbe ekln
and secure that charm of pink and
white youthful freshness go much
desired by all women you will find
It far eajfer to rely upon a good fare
lotion rather than powder. To get
rid of that shiny and muddy appear
ance in your complexion, dissolve
four ounces of- spurmax In one-half
pint hot water, and add two tea
spoonfuls glycerin. Apply thla to
your fare, neck and arms, rubbing
gently until dry. Thla lotion does
not show or rub off like powder and
Is much better. It is splendid for
removing tan, freckles, pimples and
You can make a delightful sham-'
poo for a very trVfllng cost If you get
from your druggist a package of can
tbrox and dissolve a teaspoonful In,
a cup of hot water. Pour a little
at .a time on- the scalp and rub
briskly. . This creates an abundance
of thick, white lather that thorough
ly dissolves and removes all dan
druff, excess oil and dirt. After
rinsing, the hair dries quickly, with
a fluffllneBS that makes it seem
heavier than It is. and takes on a
rich luster and a softness that nakea
arranging it a pleasure. Advertise
' Oeary at Taylor.
10 minutes to Ks"eltlon without
transfer. Huilt of concrete and steel
l"rivat bath to every room Hist
class In every detail. Ratea from '.
u ,, H. Wills, iimnaKer, M. iul.er ' of
Official Kipoaittou llutel Bureau.
FIFTEEN KILLED BY
German Air Craft Make Extended
Raid on Toint$ Along Northeast
Coast of England.
BIG AIR CAMPAIGN IS NOW ON
LONDON. June 16. A Zeppelin
l:iird the northeast coast of Kng
land. last pvenfna, and dropped bombs.
Fifteen deaths are reported from the
district In question and fifteen per
sons were wounded. Some fires
were started by the projectiles, but
by this morning they had been over
come. Thlg Information was con
tained In an official announcement In
Itcciiinlng with the Uirman rsi.l (n th
municipal area of l.on.lon. Xly :.l. in
whlrh four persons were killed, ti e ImkI
sixteen dajs have brought nu; nrlorts
of a numlfr of aerial attacks ly both
sides, all of which Indicate a riHn initia
tion to force the fighting frjn the
An air attack by one ship, followed
closely l.y a counter attack from the
other, although In a o"ifffrent loCHllty,
shows that retaliation rtrnurly In
dicated. lror Instance, y.Mrrilny morning
twenty-three aeroplane uellvercil nn at
tack upon the German city of Kurinnihe,
killing nineteen persons and wounding
fourteen and Inflicting mMrrlal damage.
The raiil on Kngland mentioned In the
roregnlng dispatch follows this onslaught
within twenty-four hours.
The most Important aei'al encasements
of the last two weeks oor the continent
and England are as follows:
"Aeroplanea of the allies attacked the
headqiisrters of the German crow n prince
cn June J and two days later a German
aeroplans dropped explosive bombs on
the French seaport of Calais.
On June 6 a Zeppelin airship Isited
the east cosst of England anl killed
five persons before It sailed away. It
was on June T that Warnoford, the young
Canadian aviator, deatroyed a German
Zeppelin In an air duil over Belgium.
From his aeroplane he wrecked the
dirigible and caused the death of Its
crew. On June 8 Ghont waa badly dam
aged by a British raider and the follow
ing day Venice was bombarded by an
Austrian aeroplane. On the twelfth of
June Austrian aviators bombarded towns
on the Italian frontier and two days
later British airmen attacked foe Ger
man dlrlglhle sheds at Evere.
(irrmana Call it- Ilarhnrlsm.
BERLIN, June lb. i Via Lin-inn )
Commenting on the aeroplane attack at
Karlsruhe, Paul Becker, aalatant chief
editor of the Tanges Ze'.tung, terms It a
nefarious and senseless act for which
"unscrupulous retaliation is demanded."
Four weeks ago we were 107 carloads of Met be
hind our orders, and have been unable until this time
to take rare of the demands for the famous little Metz,
tbe wonder of the automobile field. However, we have
15 carloads, nix to a car, due In the next day or two
and we will be able to take rare of all comers.
The Quality Car
$600 Touring Model, Equipped Complete
Including Electric Starter and Electric Lights
doing to buy a car? Want extraordinary oar
value for your money?. "Ves, of course," you
say. To which we reply by recommending the
purchase of one of these new METZ Touring
Here is a car of remarkable features ntyllnh,
speedy; handuomely finiHhed, easy to operate, abso
lutely reliable, and very economical in up-keep. Equip
ment throughout Is up-to-date and strictly best quality.
Gray & Davis electric starter and electric lights.
Plate glass rain-vision built-in wmd shield. Steam line
body,' instant one-man top. Tufted upholstery, deep
cushions. K1hr grip gear less transmission, eliminating
all clutch and gear trouble. 3 2-inch wire wheels, 3V4
lnch Goodrich clincher tires, 105-Inch wheel base, stand
ard tread. Speedometer, signal horn, gasoline gauge,
Hyatt roller bearings, Bosch magneto, tools, etc.
Call and let ua demonstrate this car to
you, or write for new illustrated catalog.
IRELAND BROS., Local Agents
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Most Modern and Banllary BreM-rv in the West.
Family trade supplied by: Muutu Omahu VM. JKTIT.K, 2502 N
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BUtb btreet; PUoue
HEAD OF BENEVOLENT LEAGUE
OF TEXAS TRAVELERS
I'V.ir that some nivldent on the roat
may leave one's family unprepared hus
hern in part hIIhn.iI by the men.ber of
the Benevolent League of Texas Travel
ers. President A. Plnkelsplel of Pallas ami
Sei'retaiy Kred N. Palmer of the fame
city me lioth m Omaha for the conven
tion and while here are telling of tin ir
organization which, though conMticd en
tlrely to Texas, might be duplicated In
He declares Germany has hltheito re
tal'ated for t:ie liombnrdnmivt of defense
less, unfortified cities only by the bom
bardment of military locnllliea, but that
an example now should be made.
Ilerr Becker suggests that the beat
step wotdd be a bomlmrdmont of the
western portion of tindon. He thinks
the retallstory measures should be ex
tended also to tdher dopsrtments of wsr
fare. l-renih 1.se l's erodssfR.
GENEVA, June 18. (Vl.i Parls.)-Trav-elers
who arrived here today from Karls
n.he give the number of persons killed
during Ihe nerle.l attack upon that city
yesterday ss twelve. In addition to which
many persons were Intuicd. Two French
svlators also were killed and the other
two occupants of th Iwo seroplanea
bi ought down were madu prisoners.
-A':--rvr'?5K Tld' '--I,:
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Beginning today we are pleased to
announce a real cut in the ENGER
SIX-50. This is identically the
same car we had for 19T5 with some re
finement. We have not cheapened the
car, but made it better. The cut is as much
or more than anybody has made or claimed
to make this year so far. Several have an
nounced cuts in price, but on examination
of the specifications and car, you will find
'most of the cut has been made in the ma
terial and car as well as the price. Not so
with the ENGFR. We are cutting price
only. We certainly do not hesitate to say
now that this is the best car on the market
for the money
We invite inspection and trial of the
tfreat ENGER SIX. Cut in price is only
on account of our buying ability and fa
cilities for handling and building cars.
Cut does not take place January 1st or
August lsfT but takes place on Wednes
day, June 16th, and cars are ready for
There is nothing on the street that is nicer
at anywhere near the price. Parts are ab
solutely standard throughout with the
concern behind them that makes good.
Compare specifications of the ENGER
SIX -with cars selling for the same
money; then compare with the cars sell
ing for $2,000 and see to what class they
After the game drink
a beer of quality with a neck-label coupon
Phone Douglas 1889LUXUS Mercantile Com
pany, Dittributorsand have a case sent home.
FRED KRUG BREWING CO.
Busy Bee Boys
Do You Like to Coast?
Here is your chance to
get a fine Coaster FREE.
We Will Give Five
to the five boya bringing us the most pie
tures of the coaster before 4 P. M., Sat
urday, June 19.
This picture of the coaster will be la
The Bee every day this week.
Cut them all out and ask your
friends to save the pictures In
their paper for you too.- See how
many pictures you can get and
bring them to The Bee Of
fice Saturday, June 19.
The coasters will be given
Free to tbe boys or girls
that send us the most pic
tures before 4 P. M., Bat tu
nny, June 19.
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