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TITE BEE: OMAHA. SATURDAY, JULY .24, .1915.
FLEGE IN FOURTH
FIGHT FOR LIBERTY
Lawyers for Dixon County Man
Renew Efforts to Take Him
from Prison. "'
STECHES TO BE AT THE FAIR
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, July 23. (Special Teleirun.)
Attorneys for William L. Flesa, th.
Dixon county man who has three times
been found guilty of the murder of his
Meter. Louise, vlll strain make an at
tempt to save their client from serving
his sentence of from one to ten years In
the penitentiary, hating this afternoon
filed a brief in the supreme court, asking
for a rehearing of the case. In their
citation it is alleged twenty errors were
made by the court In the opinion rend
ered on June 18 last, when the case was
up for a rehearing, and an opinion given
gainst the defendant.
The brief, covering thirty-four pages,
this will make the fourth time the case
has coma before the court The first
time F1ege was found guilty in a trial
held in PUon county. Then the caso
was tried twice in Thurston county and
each time a verdict of manslaughter was
fHecher at State Fair.
Joe Btecher, the Dodge county . phenoin.
wrestler, will be an attraction at the
state fair, putting on two matches, one
with his brother and the other with some
lively heavyweight if one. can be secured.
The matches will come off on Tuesday
and Wednesday evenings. Contests will
be pulled off in the boys' camps of dif
ferent kinds, the boys of the different
congressional districts being in contests
gainst each other. Another stunt will
be a tug of war between Omaha 'and
Lincoln policemen. This will probably
he pulled off on Omaha day.
Fees for Fire Commission.
Attorney edneral Reed has decided that
the fire commission 4s 'entitled to its fees
for the expenses of the office. lie is of
the opinion that the funds are not state
funds, but are held by the state treasurer
in custody and that he acts only as a sort
of trustee. As the funds are not state
funds the leglsfature cannot appropriate
them to the department. There are about
$8,00o In the hands of the treasurer at the
present time. '
SKWARD, Neb., July 23. (Special.) A
barbecue will be held at Seward on Au
gust 10. Mr. Tcellng, manager of the
new Clarke hotel at Hastings, helped the
committee to select a site Where the
two beeves and hogs will' be roasted, and
he has agreed to send two of his best
chefs ta Seward to look after the roast
ing of the meat, which wilt be begun at
o'clock the afternoon before. The trench
will be twenty feet long, six feet wide,
and five feet deep, and It will take not
. ;less than four to six cords- of wood to
1 roast tha Meat that " has' been (Prepared.
''An entire half of one beef will be roasted
whole. Twenty-five people will servs
.those that will partake of the feast.
.Ten thousand buns have been ordered.
Many other attractions' have been ar
ranged for. The Stats band will furnish
CHARLES H. CRONK OF
CURTIS DIES SUDDENLY
CURTIS. Neb., July 23. Special Tele
gram.) Charles H. Cronk, an old settler
in Curtis, real estate dealer and patentee
of an auto baggage carrier, was stricken
with heart failure this morning, dying
Instantly. He leaves a family of grown
Notes from Beatrice
and Gage County
BEATRICE, Neb.. July tt-tfipedal)
Mrs. John Broughton of this city has
been called to Chicago, by a telegram
stating that her brother, II. W, Ander
son, a traveling salesman, had been
killed In an automobile accident. A car,
driven by a man named Hamilton,
crashed Into the automobile belonging to
Mr. Andersen, killing him and Injuring
seven others. Hamilton was held by the
coroner's Jury on the. charge of murder
and a man named Smith King, who was
riding In the car with him when the ac
cident happened, was held for accessory
to murder. Both men admitted they had
been drinking. Mr. Anderson was 36
years of age and was quite well known
in Beatrice, where he had often visited.
He leaves one daughter, Helen Anderson,
years old; his wife having died six
Arthur Girl and John Jeffreys of the
Rockford neighborhood, Thursday fin
ished threshing their wheat crops. Mr.
Girl's grain yielded twenty-five bushels
to the acre and Mr. Jeffreys' twenty
Mrs. Minnie Knotts of Lincoln, librarian
of the State Historical society, Is in the
city in the interest of the organisation,
Mrs. Knotts was presented with a number
of maps by W. A. Wolfe of this city
which show the Oregon and Overland
M. M. Stanley has sold his farm of 238
acres four miles southwest of Cortland
for $28,875 cash, apd eighty acres two
and a half . miles east of Oortland,
valued at $10,000, to Henry Hochhelm.
JESSE STRODE RESIGNS AS
DEPUTY COUNTY ATTORNEY
LINCOLN, Neb., July .-Ppeclal Tel-
erram. Jesse Strode, well known at'
torney of the state, today tendered his
resignation as deputy county attorney
of Lancaster county and will enter the
practice of his profession with the law
firm of Strode A Beghtol, the former be
ins: a nephew of Mr. Strode. Henry S.
lxiwer. will succeed Mr. Strode ss deputy
Rnv Timber for Gob Stocks.
BEATRICE. Neb., July 23. (Special
Telegram.W. E. Glasgow and Peter
Ward, are making a trip through this
section of the state, buying walnut tim
ber to be made Into gun stocks for tne
United States government. They are
employed by a ues Moines urm u
ccntly came here from Missouri.
' w.w Wheat Marketed.
BEATRICE, Neb., July 23.-(Speclal
Telcgram.)-8everal loads of new wheat
were marketed here yesterday. The
wheat tested sixty pounds to the bushel
n,1 sold for $5 per bushel. The grain Is
averaging thirty bushels to the acre in
. Complains Aaalu.t Railroad.
WASHINGTON, July 23. 8peclal Tel
egram.) The Omaha Broom factory of
Omaha has filed a complaint with the
Interstate-Commerce commission, against
the Chicago, Burlington at Qulncy Rail
road company that rate on broom, corn
shipped from Wichita, Kan., to Omaha
was unjust and asks reparation for H.
Uppard Vader Arrest..
MAiSON CITT, la., July 23. (Special
Telegram.) W. A. Llppard, alias Coch
ran, has been captured at Grand Rapids,
Mich. He is wanted on a charge of rob
bing the Chicago & Northwestern depot
and American Express 'company at
Gridley, of $2,000.
STATE HOUSE PICNIC PLANS
Varied Program of Amusements
Arranged for Celebration at
WHEELS WILL STOP HALF DAY
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN, July U-tpeclal.) The
program for the state house picnic, which
will take place text Tueeday at Capitol
Beach. ha been arranged. All offices at
the state house will be closed in the
afternoon. Hollowing are the events:
Ba ball gams at 2: o clock, North-
slders, Pel Barrows, manager, agnJnst
Smithies. Karl Gaddla, manager; umpire.
Kdwin Morehead. Northstite rowters will
take seats in west end grandstand.
Southle supporters will take east ena
rnnHitin Rnnl tnr the home team.
Athletics and amusemenia, iranerai
r h i 1 1 1 -1 1 tilMrlnUnilnl nf anort.!
Women s tug-o -war. North Slae against
Women's tlncuo race, free-for-all en
tries; appropriate awards to all winners.
Fat Men's Race, to yarda-fcintries: w.
8. RJdgell. Sam Hlnkle, O. E. Bernecker.
Judge, Miss Holland.
Men's Toolhnlrk Kara, lui varas K--n-
tries; ,.C. W. Pool. T. L. Hail, A. O.
Thomas, Fred Ayers. Judge, Miss Carra
hor Pint now out declared winner.
Women's Boat Race, WO Yard and Re
turn, two women In boat lOntriea: Misses
MrKlfreah and Carraher. Etmns and
Muruhy. Potts snd Hssel Peters, Myers
and Wheeler. Muldoon and Wolford,
Marks and Snapp, Holland and Scott,
Darnell and Bemls.
Men's' Boat Race. M0 Yards and Re
turn, two men in boat fcntrles: Murphy
and Mathews. T. L. Hall and Cooper,
Pool and Preseen, Hlnkle end Palmer,
Thomas and Eastham. Mellor and Wal
rath, Schmidt and M) ers, Wilde and
O'Keefe, Westering and Sprague.
Judges Women's Race Governor More
head. Fred Reckman and W. H. ftmllh.
Judges. Men's Race W. K. Reed, Judge
Kennedy and G. R. Hall.
' Starter H. T. Clarke.
Picnic. dinner at 6:30. Chief Justice Mor
rlmtv. oresidlns-. Menu committee. Mleses
Carraher, Muldoon, Holland and M-cKl-
Address by the governor at S o'clock
Falla City Chaataaaaa.
FALLS CITT, Juiy S3. (Special.) The
Chautauqua began on Tuesday with
splendid program and will continue over
next Tuesday. The morning of the last
day a county Sunday school rally will be
the feature, with Paul "Sunshine
Dletrlak of the Midland Chautauqua
bureau as the main speaker. A parade
of the Sunday school workers over the
county, headed by the band, will form
and march to the Chautauqua grounds.
Wilson Urges Red
Cross to Continue
Relief Work in Mexico
WASHINGTON. July 23. -President
Wilson today urged officials of the Amer
ican Red Cross itof to discontinue their
efforts to relieve famine sufferers of
Mexico despite the difficulties they are
encountering He told them to keep try
ing to get food. Into ttv distressed sec
tions and do ths best thsy could.
Brigadier General C. A. Pevot. general
manager of the Red . Cross, and Miss
Mabel T. Boardman, detailed to the pres
ident the dlfftcultlea which make It im
possible to get food: supplies to Mexico
City bo-aiise of military operations along
the railroad line to Vera Crux; the fail
ure of rtif Mexican factions to co-operate
in the rvlli'f work, and the imposalbiltly
of buying food supplies In Mexico, from
where it Is said they are being exported
by military authorities, who reap the
benefit of the export tax.
- "The president." said Mlse Poerdmnn.
"said he tecognlxed that "'ere still was
need In Mexico, ST.d that the Red Cross
should continue to do everything It
could to get relief Into the country. It.
said It would not be proper for the Red
Cross to discontinue Its work and that
we ahnuM keep on preparing for a time
when conditions for transporting food
might improse and to bet in wherever we
could. We have six carload of provi
sions for Mexico City ready whenever
we (an find a way to get them In. It
Is usclewi to fend tlirm to Vera Crus.
because there Is no place to store food
DUNNE AND THOMPSON
ARE AT THE EXPOSITION
SAN FRANCWO, Cat.. July 23-Oov-rrnor
Edmrd F. Punne of Illinois, wIMi
members of his family, arrived here to
day to visit the Psnama-Paclflo expoel
tiona Memlwrs of the party were guesm at
breakfast In Oakland of the Illinois com
mlsaon to the xpoltkn and were met
on this side of the bay by the First
regiment, Illinois national guard. The
regiment, marching up one side of Mar
ket street In company front, attracted
much favorable comment.
1 ayor William Hale Thompson of Chl-
csso arrived here early t"dy to pnr
liolpate In the rrleNrMlon if "Illinois
liny" tmorrt w and "Chics go lay" July
7 at th Psnama-Paclflo exposition. Ha
was arccmpnnled by Mrs. Thompson and
ewcort of men and officers of the
First regiment, Illinois national guard.
tabbed In floiear Row.
riK.RRE, S. D., July 23.-(Sperlal Tele
gram.) A man giving his name as John'
Ross and his home at Benson, Minn.,
was so badly, slashed In a box car row
here today that bis recovery Is doubtful.
The cutting was done by another bo
car traveler, who declines to give ht
name snd declares the cutting was in
elf defense, when Ross and a compan
ion attempted to hold him up for 35 cent
they knew he had in his possession.
igiWsTBiiiM MiiaMiifi.innmt iii.ii.ii , n.a.i 7 ' m i, i i
and save from
$3 to $19 on that
if . Mlfc ? lE (EE)
Every man's and
young man's suit in
stock is affected by
Our Half-Yearly Clearance Sale
Affords the Greatest Clothing Values of the Season
When you consider the unquestfoned superiority of KING-PECK clothes and
appreciate that you can now choose any suit in the house at a genuine sav
ing of $3 to 19 surely no other clothing sale could possibly seem worth while
$20.00 $25.00 $30 to $40
SUITS SUITS SUITS
now now now
$10 and $12
$15 and $18
GREAT BRITAIN RELEASES
TWO DETAINED STEAMERS
Rent rooms quick with a Bee Want Ad.
LONDON'. July 19. (Delayed by Cen
sorsThe Danish steamer Florida, from
Baltimore, and the Norwegian steamer,
Skogland, from New York, have been re
leased by the British authorities. The
Danish steamer Louisiana, from Bos
ton, has been detained at Kirkwall.
The Florida sailed from Baltimore June
n for Kirkwall, where it arrived July IB.
Its carjo" was destined for Oothenburg.
The 8ktglnd left New York July 18 for
Aarhyus.' It arrived at Kirkwall July M,
The Iolilslana sailed (or Copenhagen
July i. arriving af Kirkwall July 17.'
1 V ; : : T. : ,
' .Department Orders.
WASHINGTON, July XS. (Ppeclal Tel
egram.) Nebraska pent Ions grsnted:
Nancy P. Barnes, Reynolds, $12 ; Kath
erine w. Kemper, W'lsner, fl3; James A.
Strlckler, Hchuyler. $12;- Ruth E. Robey,
Lincoln,' 112; Mary Bauer, Omaha, 12.
Ann Welsh was reappointed postmaster
at Horace, Greeley county, Neb.
The Poatc fllce department has sent out
advertisements for bids for carrying the
mall in screen wagons between the post
ofgflce and stations in the following
Iowa cities for the year from October 1 to
June aO.-MHH: Dea Moines. Cedar Rapids,
Dubuque. Fort Dodge, Oskaloosa and
Mason Citv. ,
Separate Trousers at Clearance Prices-
Entire stock at liberal reductions,
pair never eoi'nes amiss.
$2.00 Trousers now '.$1.50
2.50 Trousers now $1.75
jjso.00 Trousers now $2.25
Worsteds, tweeds, serges. Outing white serge nd linen trousers an extra
if '1.50 Trousers now $2.50
$4.00 Trousers now $3.00
5.00 Trousers now $3.75
$0.00 Trousers now $4.50
$7.50 Trousers now $5.00
Important Sale of Shirts
Take advantage of these offerings
MARNELL POSTMASTER- .
FOR NEBRASKA CITY
WASHINGTON. July 23. (Special Tele
' gram.) The president made the following
appointment of postmasters today for Ne
braska: F. IL Mamell, Nebraska City;
'John J. Adams, jr., Crawford. Iowa:
Stephen W. Burrough, Allison. South
Dakota: S. B. Dwight at DeSmet.
Farmers Keep Bsiy,
WEEPINO WATER, Neb., July 2.
(Special) Dry weather every day tht
week lias been a great boon to farmers
in this vicinity and all are as busy
can be cultivating corn, cutting oats,
making hay, threshing and stacking !
' wheat. Threshing commenced Wednes
. day, but It is thought very little In com-
: pari son with other years will be done at
- this time. Most of the farmers -vlll,
i owing to the poor condition of the grain
and the low price, otack instead. The
report from the flrrt field threshed : te
that It averaged thirty bushel a
Farmer Keeps Bora Baay.
. WEEPINO WATER, Neb., July 28.
(Special) Albert Walts, a farmer west
rt town, offered a small bounty to the
boys of the neighborhood for the mice
they would catch around hi corn crib
, when he shelled corn Tuesday. When
the piece of shelling was done and the
laughter waa figured up it was found
that 190 mice, two rats and one snaka
had been klled.
; THE STCRI OF THE TOWN.
BROWNING, KING & CO.
the values we give
the service we render
IS THE R ASON WE HAVE SO MANY
' ? -A section is i
ings are extraordinary and our shirt
illed to overflowing with thousands of
shirts of the very type-you neod.
All fl.00 Shirts now $ .70
All $1.50 Shirts now" $1.05
All $2.00 Shirt now... $1.35
All $2.50 Shirts now $1.75
All $3.50 Shirts now ....... .$2.35
All $5.00 Shirts now $3.75
Choose any Panama. Bangkok
or Straw Hat in the House at
Two-Thirds Regular Price
No reserves. It's n choice of the house sal
and you keep the saving of one-third.
$1.00 Hats $ .65 yT,
$1.50 Hats ........$1.00 N
$2.00 Nats $1.35 TSSy
$2.50 Hats.. .$1.G5 V'Ti-
$3.00 Hats $2.00 V tH
$3.50 Hats $2.35
$5.00 Hats $3.35 (1
$7.50 Hats $5.00 ft '
$10.00 Hats $G.G5
Hailstorm Near Newsnaa Grove.
NEWMAN GKOVE. Neb.. July S.-(8pe-clal.)
A destructive hailstorm passed
through the county about eight miles
' northeast of this place, last night be
tween 6 and 6 o'clock. It devastated
crops In a strip two miles In width, pas
sing In a southeasterly direction, running
for several miles. Crops in the path of
the storm are a total loss..
Leagr Dlataaee to Water. ' .
, WEEPINO WATER, Neb.. July !
(Special) Afier two unsuccessful at- i
tempts, well diggers have at last struck !
water on the Will Olaubits farm west I
of town. The successful well Is Oj0 feet !
deep, which la very unusual for this i
vicinity. Forty feet is the average depth
. of wella
Seward Coaaty Usl Bells High.
BEWAKD. Neb.. July a -Bpecil)-R.
A. Studley, banker, at Btaplehurst, pur-
. chased the Ouy Ramsey farm eighty
three miles north of Seward, paying i60
an acre for it This is considered a good
average price for well Improved land In
Kevs Rowels Keg alar.
Nothing better than Dr. King's New
. Ufe Ptlla for constipation, indlgestloq
and sour stomach. Oet a bottls. Only
2jc. Ail druggists. Ad veitisement
Our Semi-Annual Sale
CONTINUES ALL OVER THE HOUSE.
GOOD SELECTIONS YET IN MEN'S FANCY SUITS
REDUCED FROM $20, $25, $30, $35 and $40, to
$14.50, $18.50, $24.50, $30.00
All Boys' Wash and Wool Suit. Greatly Reduced.
Panama and Bangkok Hats 25 Discount
Men's Furnishing Goods
AT FOLLOWING LIBERAL REDUCTIONS:
$1.60 Shirts, soft or stiff cuffs ,05S 3 for $2.75
$2.00 Shirts, soft or stiff cuffs -81.45, 3 for $4.00
$2.60 Shirts, soft or stiff cuffs -81.65, 3 for 84.75.
$3.00 Shirts, silk mixtures '...-81.05, 3 for 85.50
$4.00 Shirts, silk mixtures 83.65. 3 for 87.75
$5.00 8hirts, pure silk, satin stripes. . . 83.45, 3 for $10.00
$7.60 Shirts, fine silk crepes. ... . -85.25. 3 for $15.00
$1.60 Psjsmss now.. $1,15 $t.OO rsjamss now.. $1.45
finite ::Mi;: K!.iiv,,l
$1.00 Athletic Union Suits 55
'$1.60 Athletic Union Suits j5
26c Neckwear. 20, 3 for 50 36c Neckwear. 25. 6 for $1
60c Neckwear. 35, 8 for $1 $1 NeckWr-GS. 2 for $1.25
$1.50 1 NECKWEAR, 95; 2 for . ; . . . . . . . . . . $1.75
CHILDREN'S Fl UMSHIXG8 AXI HATS
AT FKOM 3 TO 50 ItEDUCTIOXS
BROWNING, KING & CO.
GEO. T. WILSON, Mgr.
; Via Tho
CHICAGO and HORTUWESTERN RY.
New York' and return. $54.60 $58.20
One way' via Buffalo other way via Washington.
Boston, Mass.; end return $53.00-$60.20
Ons way Vis Montreal -other way vis Direct Lines
. ' throueh Albany snd Buffalo.
Boston, Mass., and return 850.50-865.25
One wsy Via Buffalo snd Albany other way via New
-. York snd Washington. D. O.
Many other combinations may be had, including Lake Ocean
Bay and River Trips. Slxty-dsy limit with msny
Round Trip Fares via Direct Routes:
Alexandris Bay, N. J., snd return $40.30 to $41.80
Atlantic City, N. J., snd return. $51 35
Bar Harbor, Me., snd return $54.70 to $Ql!20
Boston. Mass., and return $47.85 to $51.85
Buffalo. N. Y., snd return $38.55 to $40.10
Burlington, Vt., snd return.. , $45.40
Chautauqua Lake points, N. Y., snd return $37.20
Cleveland. O., and return $33.70 to $3s!70
Detroit, Mich., snd return $31.20
Halifax. N. S.. snd return $50.80 to $73.85
Montreal, Que., snd. return $41.30 to $51.65
New York, N. Y. snd return 848.85 to $53.85
Portlsnd, Me.; snd return. 849.00 to $54.70
Portsmouth, N. H., and return $48.40 to $52 40
St. John, N. B.. snd return $51.80 to $02.20
Esrstoga Springs, N. Y snd return $44.05 to $45.40
Toronto, Ont.. snd, return $36.20 to $40.55
TTNw'" a StopT.r SltT-4T Limit. SbsF oth.r
J1'" .1 rL .wwauir ur.ai lmn. Si. Lis.
fi '' T1ll " ". asoB nivsr, aw.
Sill cs.ts, rsssrratloas ana fall Ufor
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Let The Bee get you a job.
'Situations Wanted" ads are free.
They Are All Pleated With
Sale of Low Shoes
One customer said: "I wait for this sole bocauso
I pet just the shoe I want at greatly reduced prices,
and I got o fit. Your shoe fitters know their business,"
Cut Prices for Men I Cut Pricei for Women
Edwin Clapp's 1760 tsn snd
blsck custom made tC 7C
Edwin Clspp's $7.00 imported
RusmIs Calf snd Ounmetsl
Hsnsn tt Sons' $0.60 Russia
snd Ounnietal Calf J yl QC
Oxfords, per pslr. PiJ
McDonald & Klley's $6.00 Rus
sia Calf and French $ A 7(?
CsM Oxfords, pslr O
McDonald ft Klley's $5.00 snd
$5.60 Russia Cslf QP
Oxfords, per pslr POsJ
Ten lines of Howsrd ft Foster's
$4.60 Kussls Ounmetsl Calf
Tn lines of $4.00 Oxfords,
Uussla and Ounmetsl Cslf
snd Pstent Colt,
Ten lines of Russia snd Oun
metal Calf snd Pst
ent Colt, pair
on sll Men's Rubber Sole
Shoes; regular price $4.00,
$4.60 snd $6.00, in tan, black
snd white duck. .
a snd Oun-
lOO pairs broken Unes Men's
Oxfords, $S.ftO 1 QC
ami ft values. P
No I'liarge or 1 Oliver lea.
Hsnsn snd Well ft Co., $6.60
snd $7.00 Hand J je
Made Pumps ... . PT. D
J. ft T. Cousins and Wright ft
Peters Pumps, In dull and pat
ent; $6, $5.60 snd
$6 vslues . . . .
Cousins ft Armstrong White
Crsvenette snd Buck Button
and Lace, high or low; $6.60
and $6.00 fo OC
values J0 .OO
$4.00 snd $4.60 Pstent snd
Ounmetsl Pumps, grsy snd
blsck inlaid and J0 Q
white tops $.C..i7U.
200 pairs $6.50 snd $6 vslues,
Blsck 8atln Colon- nr
lals and Pumps st iPmiOu
Your choice of sll our Suede
Pumps and Button Oxfords, in
tans, gray and fi QC
black, $4, $5 and $64l.i0
Cut Prima for Kiddies.
SO DISOOUNT on all our
Roys' Oxfords in. Ounmetsl and
Russia Calf, button and lace.
10O Pair Misses' Pumps and
Strap Slippers, Ounmetsl and
Colt, manufactured by the fin
est makers of Children's Shoes
In the world; $2 and $2.50 val
ues, no chsrge or J ft
deliveries, price . P 1 UU
Children's Oxfords in Kid, Pat
and Colt, sices 6 to 8; $1.76
snd $2.00 vslues 00
200 Pnir InfiuiU' )foiUs,
sires 1 to S; $1 nud $15
values; no charges
or deliveries, price
ROD Pnim liroken Eies of women's oxfords,
ouu quo g,azed ki(, ond patent colt.
$3.5(.i nnd $4.00 values, rio cnarges
or deliveries, your choice for
rM-i7Vi7i cunr nr 1419
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