Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (June 26, 1915)
TUT HKE: OMAHA. SATUIHUY. .Tt'XE 26, lf15.
STATE ENGINEER IS
FOR CEMENT BRIDGES
Urges Counties that Have Suffered
Flood Lou to Pat in Perma
MANY FISH LEFT IN CHERRY
(rFora a SUff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, June 15. (Special.) Stat
Engineer Johnson is iomwht Interested
tn replacing of bridge which have been
Mhtd out by the ralna In th edlfferent
eountlea of the at at for the reason he
fear that on account of the heavy loss
In eome localitlea th counties will put In
cheap bridges Instead of those of a per
manent and lasting character.
eH urges counties" to put In cement as
far as possible and make the bridge
of such a nsture that they will not so
easily wash away.
Ask I.orkhard'a Rrtarn.
Etxatrditlon papers asked for by the
governor of Utah were Issued by the
executive offices her etoday for C. T.
Lockhard, wanted In Ogden for grand
larceny. Lockard Is chargedy with ap
propriating two checks of $16 and 112.75
respectively and money to the amount
Deputy Sheriff J. 1 Hobson of Ogden
will take him back.
rienty of Fish In Cherry.
Rate Game Warden Rutenbeck hm re
ceived some letters from peopio In
Cherry county who dispute the stories
published that fih hsve been entirely
vlped out by the hard winter in the lakes
ih that part of the state. They say that
some fish have died, but that thei-a are
rtill plenty more, but that the high vater
lsterferes with catching them.
atarallsatlon Expert at Work.
J. M. Qurnell of St. Ixuls, government
i.aturallsatlon Inspector, Is in th-i city
today looking up a few cases. Hn say a
'J. Nebraska law which allow a n.en N
vote after taking out his first pipers
ruused considerable trouble, for the ap
plicant neglects to take out his second
lapers and the time lapses. Now, how
ever, they are required to take them out
vlthln seven years, and It is necessa'y to
rail their attention to tt so that they will
not lose out.
New Bank Chartered.
The Security State bank of Johnstown
in Brown county has been granted a
charter by the State Banking board with
a capital of $17,600. P. El Wants is
president. A. Scattergood, vice president,
and I R. Ness, cashier.
Merrick Lire School County.
Attendance at the meeting held (n Mer
rick county a few miles northwest of
Clarka last night. wsa very satisfactory,
according to Stat Superintendent
Thomas, who returned from there this
morning. The aohool housa was crowded
by patron from the districts In that
locality and some districts In Nancs
county. Consolidation and more par
ticularly rural high school Interested the
people moat and an overflow meeting was
held outside the school house to accom
modate the crowd who could not get In
Side to hear Dr. Thomas.
W. H. Campbell kept the overflow
crowd until Dr. Thomas could talk to
them and two children of Mr. Campbell
assisted In the program with songs and
mualo. One of the districts 1 so inter
ested in the rural high school proposition
that it Is offering- $90 a month for a good
man to take charge of the school.
Mirphr Wants Station.
W. L Farley and a Urge number of
others from Hamilton coi'nty have peti
tioned the railway commission to com
pel the Burlington railroad to put la &
station house at Murphy, a small station
about six miles west of Aurora. The
present service Is given In a freight car
and it Is claimed that the town has
reached that Importance that a real sure
enough station would add dignity to the
More Counties Report.
Four more counties have reported to
the secretary of the State Board of As
sessment on the assessment for this year,
as follows: Adams, 7,846,0S6, an increase
of 11,687; Phelps, M. 843,663. an increase of
W.9S6; Platte. $9,871,110. an increase of
1202.408; Dakota,' $3,194, SM, an increase
State Treasurer Hall today forwarded
to the Hanover National hank of New
York the bonds for the collection of tho
$313,000, which the state of Idaho desires
to pay eff on the $700,000 In bonds given
to Nebraska. The whole amount due
with interest will amount to $339,270. It
will cost the state about $56 or $"0 to get
the money here.
Adjutant General Hall has called an
election for the selection ' of a major of
the Fourth Infantry, Nebraska National
Guard, to fill the vacancy caused by the
resignation of Major C. H. Johnson of
that regiment. Ballots will be counted
at the oflce of the adjutant general at 12,
noon, July ,
Secretary Charles Pool has a scheme to
utilise convicts at the penitentiary for
making tlm automobile plates which the
state nw has t opay an outside firm to
make. They are simply steel plate and
cost the state 8Vi cents for automobile
plates a -id CH cents for the smaller motor
cycle plates. It will cost the state from
$9,000 to $10,000 per pear for the plate
and he believe that much can be saved
by making them at the penitentiary.
MAN MURDERED AND BURNED
Oscar Smith'! Charred Body in
Ruins of Shack in Arthur County,
with Wounds in Lungs.
ROBBERY SUPPOSED MOTIVE
NORTH Tl.ATTR. Neb., June p.-fgpe-rlnl
Telegram.) Cuts resembling knife
v ounds were found In the lunss of Oscsr
Smith, whose body was found In a
burned condition at his ranch house near
Arthur, Neb. Other circumstance point
toward foul play.
A few days ago Smith cashed a drsft
for $S at the Arthur bank. This he car
ried away In a money belt with a steel
bt.ckle. The belt was gone and no t.uckle
as found In the ashes Beside the boily
was an empty gasoline ran. This fact,
together with the fact that the extremi
ties of the body were completely con
sumed while the torso was scarcely
tpuched, led th authorities to b'lleve
the mtan was dead before firs tmiched
him. No ashes were found In the stove.
The only wood In the sod house -vhere
the body was found was the roof, which
va partially burned.
The coroner's Jury at Arthur btoiiKht
In a verdict that the man came tn his
desth by violence from unknown parties.
Smith Is a man of M years. He had
separated from his second wife, whose
relsllves live near him. Nine chlldwn by
hfs first wife survive him. The body was
taken to Anarga, III., by relatives today.
Further Investigation will be carried on
by Arthur county authorities.
Decision of Supreme Court Ordering"
County Treasurers to Remit
- Has Wide Effect.
URE OBLIGED TO TURN CASH IN
0SHK0SH BOOSTERS WILL
MAKE AUTOMOBILE TOUR
ATLANTIC, la., June 25.-Ppeclal.-Mlss
Grace Petite, daughter of Mrs. A.
C. Petite of this city, and Donald J. Mi
Glffln, secretary to Congressman C. W.
Ransemeyer of th Sixth Iowa district,
were married here- last evening a) the
horn of the bride's mother. The wed
ding was a large function, there being
pieent some 300 guests, many of them
from out of th city. The ceremony mas
performed on the lawn and the atfan
was one of the largest nuptial events of
the present season. Mr. and Mrs. Mc
Giffln left for Des Moines and from there
will go to Chicago and thence to Chesa
peake Bay, where they will spent the
summer, taking up their residence In
Washington in th fall. '
BEAVER CITT, Neb., June 35.-(Spe-rlal.)
Hugh Golvln of Clearfield, la., and
a iss Psnnle Btratton of this city were
married at the home of the groom's sis
ter, Mrs. T. M. Davis, at S o'clock last
Wednesday evening and left Immediately
for a wedding trip. They will be at home
after June IS at Clearflald.
Apartment, nan. nouses ana cottage
can be rentedqulckly and chtspry by a
fee 'Tor Runt"
CSHKOSH, Neb., June 5.-9pej:al.)-The
business men of Oshkosh snd other
citizens of the town will make a booster
trip to neighboring towns Saturday, June
26. primarily for th purpose of adver
tising the Oshkosh Chautauqua. A six
day course will begin next Thursdsy.
Thirty-five automobiles have arranged to
make the trip. They will leave hero Sat
urday morning at 6 o'clock and arrive
et Lewellen at 7, where a half hour will
be spent. . From Lewellen they mill go
south over the divide to Big Springs and
arrive there at 9:30; from Big Springs to
Julesburg, arriving at 10:30, then to Chap
pell, where they will arrive at 12 and
take dinner. From Chappell they will go
to Lodge Pole, arriving there at 2 o'clock,
tic nee to Li sco. where they will arrive
at 4. From X,lsco they will return to
(From a Staff Correspondents
LINCOLN. June 3.V-(Ppecial Telegram )
-As a result of the derision of the su
preme court yesterday, requiring that
County Treasurer W. . Vre of ItougMs
county should make monthly remittance
of state funds to the state treasurer, six
teen counties are subject to a penalty for
failure to obey the orders of th state
trtosurer. These are Blaine, Burt, Clay,
Colfax, Dixon, Douglas, Dundy, Franklin,
Gr.rnt. Incaster, Morrill, Nemaha,
Phelps, Thorns. Valley and York.
Court Bailiff Frank W. Coleman left on
an evening train today for Omaha wllh
an order of the court ordering Treasurer
I're to pay to the state treasurer IITO.OOO
due the state as per the findings of the
The supreme court holds that remit
tance of state taxes collected must be
made promptly at the first of the month.
The record shows that there Is new d.ie
the state $190,OK on collections made alma
March 1. Treasurer t're may be liable
for Interest at the rate of 10 per cent a
year on the delinquent paymenta The
amount of the penalty is roughly esti
mated at 2.S.
The case Is regarded as a test one ind
will affect treasurers of several ohr
Mr. t're said he could hardly believe
the court had handed down such a de
cision, as he understood that the brief
of the attorney general was submitted
only Thursday. He said, however, that
he would abide by the decision of the
Notes from Beatrice
And Gage County
BEATRICR, Neb.. .1'ine jTv-i Special )
On account of a bad washout on the
msln line of the flock Island route be
tween Belleville and McFarland. Kan.
main line trains between Kansas City snd
Penver are being run throush Beatrice.
The board of stiper isors, after dis
cussing the matter of a new county Jail,
Thursday passed resolution to the effort
that they favored the building of Jail,
and sheriff a residence and the levy of a
tax not to exceed three mills for the
purpose of raising the money for the
building, which would bring In approxi
Burglars Wednesday night visited the
home of F. H. Sheldon, Mr. J. B.
Weston. Dsn Cook. Jr.; lr. (V II. Brash,
f C. Smith and Mrs. I.. P. Badgers All
they secured was $ from the home of
Announcement was received here Thurs
day of the marriage of Pr. J. I. MrOIrr
of this clly to Miss Myrtle Evelyn Oue,
which occurred at the bride's home In
Penver Tuesday, June 22.
Funeral services for the late George
Segelke were held Thursday from the
family home In West Beatrice, conducted
by Key. Boy Marreen Badaer of Lincoln
and Ilev. Mr. Poeverleln of thla city. In
terment was in Fvergreen ITome ceme
tcrv. Howard Smith, a vpung farmer living
seven miles northeast of Beatrice, re
ported that his horse and buggy, which
he had left at the hitching ra'-k at the
Christian church, had been stolen. The
officers have received no clue to the
JUDGE PAUL DECIDES
NO ELECTION AT 0RD
ORli, Neb, June 26 (Pperiah Judg
Paul todav handed down his decision In
dlstrlrt court In the case of Blley against
City Clftk O. P. Cromwell wherein the
former and 1M petitioner sought to com
pel the city clerk to call a special e.lec
jtlnn on the saloon question. Th decision
I was in favor of the defendant, the JudgT
holding that the regular election showed
an expreslon of the wishes of th ma
jority of the voters even though there
were swmo Irregularities In the 'ectlon
notice as posted by former Clerk
i There Is a pnsibility that the matter
1 may be eaVrled to the supreme court
although this Is not deemed probable as
It Is doubtful if opinion would be ren
dered soon enough to permit the opera
tion of saloons this) year.
Since the petition for a new election on
the saloon question has been rejected It
la rumored that a club will be organised
to supply the demand for liquors.
rv neshler Teachers.
PF.BHLF.n, Neb.. June 2ft. (Special!
At a recent meeting of the new school
board Henry Slttler was elected presi
dent, F. K. Hemenover, treasurer: Al
bert Caughey. secretary- The following
teachers flve been elected for the en
suing year: Superintendent, C. W. Ieh
man, Lincoln, prln-lpal, Bernlce L.
Julian, Fremont; grammar, Anna Jacob
son. Naponee; Intermediate, Minnie Half
man, Tosliler; primary. Josephine Her
THE STORE OF THE TOWN
BROWNING, KING & CO.
A REAL SALE
of HIGH CLASS CLOTHING
Not a special purchase of rejected
merchandise, but the kind we dis- 1
tribute 365 days in the year.
. ALL OF OUR
MEN'S AND YOUNG MEN'S
NOW ON SALE
At REDUCED PRICES
NOTE THESE REDUCTIONS:
MEN'S FANCY SUITS TVT 3nf ff
Formerly $40.00 1NOW $OU.UU
MEN'S FANCY SUITS TVT &r A i-
Formerly $30.00 and $35.00. . . .-NOW p64.0U
MEN'S FANCY SUITS lT t 1 O C
Formerly $25.00 and $28.00. . . .HOW Jp 1 0.OU
MEN'S FANCY SUITS M M A rf
Formerly $18, $20 and $22 11 OW ? 1 4OU
BLUES AND BLACKS 20; DISCOUNT.
IN OUR CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT
ALL BOYS' CLOTHING AT
20 PER CENT DISCOUNT
BROWNING, KING & CO.
CEO T. WILSON, Manmg;
Extreme Values O
In the Newest :
Men's Oxfords y.
Thla store baa the reputation of
catering to men who know quality,
know style, and yet appreciate the
value of a dollar. Our patrons want
Just aa much as It possible to get for
their money. That's why the majority
of fellows who demand style, snap and
quality in their Summer Oifords say
that ours are the beat In town for
i r (
1G 33 S IXDUGUA3.
JOIIX A. RWANSOX, Pros.
WM. L. HOLZMAX, Troas.
Demonstrating Our Buying Power and Absolute Leadership
Saturday a Supreme Sale
With Pride We
Point This Parallel
frreafcr Omaha and the Greater
A'ebratka have grown tip togtther
The new orpanUation at this
More Is the result of annexing the
best merchandise talrnt in the
We've annexrd the most efficient
We've annex) the most reliable
lines of clothing.
We've annexed the
most modern store
We've annextnt the
trade of thousands
of new customers
and we're Justi
fied in Inviting
no other store
is so well pre
pared to serve
of Men's and Young Men's
The ctrles of the hour. Every fashionable motlel, wenve and color.
$15 & $18
l A SUITS ftf
$111 Worth pS
V VJay v
up to $30..
$35 & $40.
1 TiiUl 111 EMt 1st 'IS
. a a is
An unparalleled distribution of the mid-season wholesale surplus of -world
famous Rochester (X. V.) clothes makers.
Such values illustrate the distinct and unequalled service of this great
ftoie. Money saving is the "Spirit of the Times" and we positively eave you
$5.00, $10.00, $15.00 on your new suit :
Two and three-piece stilts, hivlf lined, quarter
lined anil full lined. Soft roll effects or
conservative style. One. two or three
button. All elsee., S3 to 52, and ail proportions.
What revelation In choice of fabrics. All
weights from fine hard finished worsteds to
smart cheviot and serges. Run the whole
rang of 1015 patterns no good weave or
color Is mlssiiiK.
Men's $3.50 .
to $6 Pants :
$20 $20 I
The Great Trmi
ser Bale of the
Series, Outlnc or
1 lr fttvlM
aii warned colors, including
whit. All sizes, 28 to 62 wslet.
Greatest Showing of
Men's Hot Weather Clothes
Our featherweight suits are distinguished for high class tailoring and fidel
ity to style stndards. I'nequaled range of clever new fabrics In plain
colors, checks and plaids Lowest-ln-the-clty prices.
Huniatex Hulta at, i.ftO. Kool Kraj.li Salt. T.ftO A 10.00.
rnnanm Suits at, $4.50 A $5.00. Airpore Snlta at, $IO.OO.
MAwlalay Suits at, $0.0O. Mohnlr Suits at. $fl.50. I
I'alm Beach Suits, $4.50, $5. $A, $T.50. $S.5. ,
Men's Wool ('rash Suits, 0.00 and $1S.OO. .j .i
All sixes, regular and stout, from 32 to 62. ,
Ken' and Young Kan's Clothing oond Tlor. '
Here's Your Straw Hat, Sir!
There's no disappointment when you select your
new straw hat here as our stock embraces every
good straw from the world's best makers.
$5.00 to $10.00.
Porto Rlran Panama
$2.00 and $2.50.
Besides our wonderful showing of celebrated Vassar,
Superior. Flaxall Linen, O. V. D., Corwlth and many
other lines of high grade union suits, the largest stock
In the west, at $1.0o to $5.0k. We offer for Saturday
wonderful specials tn union suits as follows:
75c Men's Mesh Knit
Short sleeves, knee length.
Run of the mill. Sizes 34
to 48 and good quality
Nainsook Athletic union
suits. An extraordinary
value demonstration, Sat
urday at 45c
Extra fine quality white
Balbriggan union suits,'
short sleeves, ankle length.
Also men's Porosknlt
union suits, short sleeves,
ankle or knee length.
Saturday, at Alc
$.1.5 to $5.00
$4.00 and $5.00
Splits and Sennits
$1.00 to $3.00
Special Men's $J50
Worth up to $7.50, at
25 dozen men's fine Panama hats.
The M-aon's newest styles. Manu
facturer's road and sample room
hats. Slight im perfect ions in a few
of these hats. Actually worth up to
$7.50. Saturdny fit $3.50.
Man's Kits Mala moor East alsl.
8KB OUR SHOW WINDOWS.
Sale of Silk Hats
The popular a e p h y r
weights; every wanted
Silk Cap 50c and $t.OO.
White duck and
felt hats . . .
75c Men's Union
Natural ribbed me
dium weight Balbrig
gan. Special for Sat
urday at B"0
JOHN A SWANSOM,
WM L rfTITi-r-siisif
It - fl Sit
lBiU 11 14 sL
CORRECT APPAREL FOR MEN AND WOMEN
Union Suits, 59c
Fine quality cross bar
union suits. Saturday,
A Continuation of Our
Sensational Sale of "High
Arf"Sui'fc Promised Saturday
On Saturday last, if you will remember, the Palace placed on sale 750
surplus suits, bought to great advantage because Etrouse ft Bros, of
Baltimore, builders of "High Art" Clothes, saw fit to SKLL them at a
sacrifice rather than chance the atyle changes of another season. Sat
urday the unsold balance of these suits will be sold at the same sensa
tional sale figure 89.85 the suit even though the values range
from 15 to $20. The line includes all manner of smart materials and
Blue Serges as well. All sites, extra dies, slims and stouts are Included,
ao there is not only the most timely, but the STRONGEST clothing event
of the sort offered THIS season, and Is NOT likely to repeat itself soon.
ANY SUIT in the lot sells regularly
at $15 Many at $18 Some even at
$20 All of 'em are THIS season's
smartest gannents,made up by Strouse
& Bros.. Clothes Builders. Baltimore. Md.
CLOTHING COM. FAX Y
CORJ4 & DOUGLAS J
Powered by Open ONI