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thk omaha. Thursday, aiticst 12, i;n.v
TRAINLOAD OF GOLD
TEX" ADMITS HE
HARRY TIIAW IN OMAHA He is viewing the attrac
tions of the city under escort of Postmaster John 0. Whar
ton, whose nephew is traveling with the Thaw party.
Say He Hit Switchman 0?er the
Head with Pick Handle in
WlIfiLSSES STORIES DIITZE
Jo GaMa,' Mexican, of San An
tonio, Tex., known as "Tex," has con
fessed to Chief of Detectives Maloney
that he struck Frank Klrkland,
switchman, over the head with a
plckhandle at Seventh and Leaven
worth street. Tuesday nliht. Klrk
dled t St. Joseph's hospital yester
Guru, who works on the I'n.on Fsolflo
railroad a a nation tiand. Sfvernpsnlrd
another Mfl-Rn In search of Klrklnnd.
whom, the 1 utter said, hnd rohbed him. j
Finding th fallow, Gsrxa says he
Frank Dsufhrrty, 719 l,eavenworth sti-t,
hand Klrkland a revolver and picking- up j
a plckhaniile with which to defend himself.
Gana approached and demanded that
Klrkland give his fellow countryman the
money that had been stolen from him.
Oarsa says Kli-V.land reached for his
itvolver and with that he struck the
switchman on the head, knocking him
After the other Mexican had taken the
gun from Klrkland' s pock-t the two went
back to their bunk car. where Carxa was
found and arrested. Daugherty. who
was also taken as a etate witness, told
Captain Maloney a similar story, as to the
actual assault, only differing tn the psr
tlcular that. Instead of amling Klrkland a
revolver, he had taken one from the fellow
lie asserts thst be knew nothing of any
robbery. The police are searching for
the second Mexican.
Abbott Klrkland, brother of the dead
man, who was arrested also, asserts that
he had had trouble with several Meslcans
earlier In the evening and believes the
fight really arose ever this.
(Continued from Tsge One.)
rr u r i
V' -I L : , Y
if I i -'
IH EASTLAND CASE
Tour Owner Charged with Man
laughter and Two Employe!
with Criminal Negligence.
CAPTAIN AND ENGINEER NAMED
CHICAGO, Aug. 11. Indictments
charging; manslaughter and criminal
carelessness were returned before
Jndge Kersten In the criminal
court today In connection with the
The captain and engineer and four
officers of the Bt. Joseph-Chicago
Steamship company, ownera of the
boat, were named.
Those indicted were:
r.eorge T. Arnold, president of th com
psn. William H. Hull, vice president and
W. C. Kteelo. secpetarv-trrasurer.
Ray W. Davis, assistant secretsxy-treae-
Bank of England Sendi Fifty-Two
Millions on Battleship to Hali
fax N. 8.
PUT ON SPECIAL TRAIN THERE
NEW YORK, Aug. 11. A "pe
dal train, carrying $52,000,000
worth of gold and securities, which
bad been shipped by the Bank of
England at London by way of Hali
fax, N. 8., to thla city, arrived here
today. The train was composed of
several steel cars and waa guarded
by forty armed men.
Of the total shipment, 133,000,000 was in
gold and was believed to be In the form
of American double eagle. The weight
of the gold shipment was about seventy
five tons. It was said te be the largest
single shipment of gold ever sent across
the Atlantic ocean in one vessel.
It was brought over In a British battle-
Harry federwen, captain of the East-, ship, which was convoyed through the
land. , I war sone and across the ocean by a
Joseph M. Ericsson, enclneer. I . . .
Bonds were fixed at .uu each for the cruiser and a flotilla of torpedo boat de-
offlclaU and $10,000 each for siroysrs, io Buaru aainai an i
.... tiuw.,, Thn two last I German submarines. The cost of trans-
JOHN C. WHAItTON.
louiity a flag bearing the wurUs In
"Army of Liberation fur Mexicans In
Officers here tody, when Informed of
the Washington report that Carransa sol
i irrs bave been crossing Into Texas, sa
that they have information that for sev
eral days thirty to forty Mexicans dally
have been crossing Into Texas. Some
of thm appeared to have been Carransa
oolitlera. Many carried three cartridge
Ueneral Seott Dewbta Story.
EL I'ABO. Tex., Aug. 11. Major Gen
eral Hugh U Scott, chief of staff of the
I'uited States army, said today that he
doubted the accuracy of dispatches Im
porting an Invasion of Texas of UK Car
ransa troops to the neighborhood of
"I have no edvloea of the matter," he
laaeet Bltea aad) lafeetlaa
Apply tfioan's Unlment to any bite,
Hlisg or bruise; It kills the polaon and
heals the wound. Only Sc. All druggists.
(Continued from Page One.)
Girl Who Killed
Man is Exonerated
VANBUKEN. Ark.. Aug. U.-Kthel
lHxon, 14 years old. last eight told a
coroner's Jury how she shot and killed
Prank Ilollldsy on a fruit farm nesr hers
yesterday, using llolllday's shot gun. She
shot when' Holllttax attempted to assault
her. she said. The coroner's Jury re
turned a verdict finding her blameless.
west. It affects, indirectly,, every rail
road In the United States and the com
mission today served notice of Its action
upon I.W large and email lines. The de
c 11 n d'.-nlns all the more Important In
creases. The advances granted are, In
the viewpoint of the commission, of
relatively tittle significance.
Sovea MIIHaa laeraaa. ,
The commission Itself has no final esti
mate of the amount of the Increases In
dollars and cents. Prom various esti
mates of record, however, made by wit
nesses for both sides and baaed upon the
higher figures where the estimate dis
agreed, the following table announced In
the decision. Indicates roughly the annual
increase In the railway revenues and the
Increases being allowed to go Into effect:
Grain and grain producta, $2,M0,ZJ7.
Uvs stock, Il.tuO.WO.
lackine houss products and fresh
Tills makes, with other Items, a total
Daalele llarlsm Dtsaeat. .
Plsaentlng reports were fllod by Com
missioners Paniela and Harlan.
Differing from the attempt of the east
ern railroads to get a t per cent Increase,
the westera roads, Instead of asking a
named are . charged with criminal care
lessness, snd the officials with man
slaughter. Separste bills were returned against
the captain and the engineer, while the
four officials were named In a Joint In
dictment. Three Csstet Disaster.
The report of the grand Jury finds that
the disaster was caused by 'Instability
under conditions of loading." and states
that the Instability was due to "one of
three main causes, or ajiy two, or all of
them," as follows;
First The overloading of the vessel
Second The mishandling of water ballast.
1 Third The construction, or tne vessel.
'. The report says that the Eastland be
i gan loading passengers without water
ballast, and belated efforts to fill the
tanks failed of success.
"That the Instability of the boat was
not corrected yeara before we regard as
Indicating criminal carelessness or In
competence on the part of all persons
- connected with the design, construction
control, operation and Inspection of the
boat." says the report. It points out that
federal Inspectors have the right to refuse
a permit to the boat, but that they are
ferrlng It from London ts New Tork
was estimated today to have been 0,-
' It waa said that the British battleship
brought over not only the ti2.000.000 In
gold and securltcs for New Tork. but
also a shipment of gold destined for
Canada, whose treasury recently sent
gold amounting to 1135,000,000 to New
fee ted carriers generally throughout In
creased operating costs."
Ballraads Arc Dlapoled.
CHICAGO. Aug. ll.-The western freight generally not trained men and falle4 to
rate adjustment by the Interstate Com
merce commission was largely disappoint
ing to the heads of the railroads affected.
The advances are much less than we
make stability testa
"The handling of ballast by the officers
of the boat Indicates an entire lack of
understanding of the nature and proper
had a light to expect, as Commissioner uses of water ballast and an absolute
Daniels, who heard the evidence and disregard of safety after repeated warn
filed a dissenting opinion, said," com- ngs and frequent Indications of extreme
mented E. D. Bewail, rloe president of j instability, continues the report, which
the Chicago, Milwaukee St. Paul, r Uo criticises tha system of water bal-
"Hewever we are thankful for small
Mr. Sewall'a remarks were typical
last employed as not preventing the shift
ing of the ballast.
Auto Falls Fifty
Feet; Man is Killed
CLEVELAND, O.. Aug. 1L One man
Sentenced to Exile
PARIS, Aug. 11. Tha permanent court
marshal at Marseilles baa sentenoed
Henri Racine, a millionaire perfume d's
filer of Mentone, to perpetual deportation
and payment of eeata of the proceedings
for supplying essence of nerolla and KO
tons of olive oil through a Lausanne firm
to a famoua perfumer of Cologne.
GERMANS INVENT NEW
METHOD OF MAKING PAPER
W.El'N, Via Wmdnn, Aug. 11 O,
r,an selentiitts have discovered a method
of making print papsr without cellulose.
, It is alleged that teats have proved this
new method better than the old and that
it will cheapen prices and niaks Germany
independent of foreign countries for thts
VICTORY TOWL OMAHA INTERESTS
Big Bavlas; t Prodacers and C
awaeere tar This Territory. (
Railroad freight traffic officials feel was killed and five were seriously In
that they have sustained a decisive ie- Jured today when an automobile In whloh
feat tn the decision of the Interstate the party was returning from tha Grif
Commerca commission, just handed down, fithe-gaylor prise fight at Akron crashed
Wherein an Increase is denied on the down a fifty-foot embankment after leap
principal commodities on which they m through the rail of a fcridge over the
asked for mora money for the haul. On , Erl railroad tracks, several miles aouth
the other hand, traffic men of the Omaha i" ' tP ctyy
Commercial club are in high glee, con-1 , rt Pi n 1 1
tending that Attorney McVann. who opT : NlTlfl Uralc SlinK DV
Doaad th advano won ' & nmnnnnMil I v
victory for Omaha.
Issue were Joined and the hearing in
what haa com to be known as the
"Western Advanced Rate Case,' was
started In Chicago. March 4, and con
Sale of Steamer
These aro some of tha moot
wonderfuj .alnae w hava ever
of farad. Made of fine, baaawood
box, covered with heavy, oil
painted duck, bound with vulcan
ised fibre, hardwood . slats, and
hoary leather straps; good brass
ed hardware and lock, neatly lined
and fitted with covered tray.
Not thee prloee and eon
the trunks; you couldn't do better
30-inch CC CH
Freling & Steinle
"OaV, Bt Einqt BoIlW
LONDON, Aug. 1L The sinking of nine
craft was announoed thla afternoon.
uniform Increase, singled out particular , tlnued almost constantly until early In j Thf wer th" Brttl,h tJnr Oakwood,
JHf) 1 BS illll WVSWU fcn anawa asast sww w waa
. h At .. I trawlers, the Young Admiral, the
' - ' - .uiiitnuw n r- kk. k. Iln.t,,. h r.ln,
the Trevlre. the Welcome and the
Utopia. The crews were saved.
commodities, moving mainly In carload
Ms and specified Increases, changes af-1
fectlng minimum weights, Increased
charges for special service, and In
creased rates on a number of miscel
laneous articles. They based these claims
for adltlonal revenue on the ground of
financial needs, the downward tendency j
of their net earuings and because, the
commodities involved do not bear their
equitable share of the burden. The state
commissions and other bodies denied
that the financial condition of the roads
warranted Increased rates.
The region more particularly affected
by the decision embraces Illinois. Wis
consin, Minnesota, the Dakota, Colorado,
'Nebraska. Iowa, Kansas, Missouri,' Ar
kansas. Louisiana. Texas. Oklahoma,
New Mexico and the ooal traffic area
of Indiana. Kentucky and Alabama.
Daalela for Greater r'waeesataas.
, Commissioned Danluls In his dissent
held the roads were entitled to Increases
far in excess" of those granted by to
days decision. He waa convinced that
the majority of the commission tn re
fusing the principal increases took the
position that the financial straits of th
railroads were traceable to mal-admin
ror by Mr. McVann was won and It Is
asserted that tha decision means much
for tha producers and consumer tn
Omaha trade territory.
Tkorae Calls It Victory.
DBS MOINES. Ia.. Aug. lt-CUfford
Throne, chairman of th Iowa Railway
commission and chief of the counsel rep.
resenting th shippers at tha western
rata hearing, said at his home her
today that th award of th Interstate
Commerce commission was a great vlo-
tory for , his side. .
'I am delighted." he said. lie added
that nine-tenths of th Increase' asked
In which Iowa, waa Interested had been
Apartments, flats, houses and cottages
can be rented quickly and cheaply by a
Bee "For Rent."
A "For Sale" ad will turn second-hand
furniture Into cash.
Coadltlaa. of National tlaaka.
WAPIIINOTON. Aur. 11 (Bpeclal Tel
egram.V The abstract of the condition of
the National banks of Nebraska, exclu
sive or reserve cities, at tne close ot
buslneMS on June IX as reported to the
comptroller of the currency, shows the
reserve held at per cent; loans and
dlerounts, tci.3lB 74: gold coin, tl.02.6U;
lawful money reserve, $2,707,681; deposits,
Dewartssoat Orders. '
WA8HINOTON. Aug. 11. (Special Trl-
PKTam. NeDrasaa pensions - granted
r.lla Virginia Arlrup, DeWeeee, til; Kits
abeth Re-d. Coaad. Ill
Omar N, Anderson was reappointed
postmaster at veraun, urown county,
A hra m-T k less a.
FAIRBUKT. Nob.. Aug. U.-(Bpeal.)
A wedding waa solemnised at fa home
of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Tblessea iA Janata.
Fix Bille BortUoast of hare, when their
uu,twr, Mine jtgtiea, was married to
Henry Abrama. The Rev. J. K. Shellen-I'c-rger,
pastnr of the Christian church In
letreUon. The commissioner held that
there was no question as to tha fact of
the financial affairs of the Rock island
Frisco system and the Alton, which he
referred to as having beep wrecked and
plundered, but held the rate Increase
were Justified on their ow merit.
He added that the railroads had
"abundantly demonstrstrd" that their
operating Income Was smaller than ts
Hemsnded In the public Interest.
Commiasloner Italian's dint was
lirluf. merely holding that, aside from
me nnaneiai condition of the rallroada.
l Ms city, cifftiiatrd, and Immediate rela
tives of the r.nlractlng parties wltneaaed he was convinced that the Increases they
the wed'ilog. The brldo was beaullf ully j aked were Juf and reasonable. He
fctUrtd In a guwn of white silk lce ever
ilk. Mr. ALrama Is at present supertn
tvndunt of the Jefferson county schools,
IOOMVS, Nfl.. Aug. 11. Hpe'lsl.
Mr. Duke XI. Tl.orpe of Rertrand and
.M:s Myrtle A. Hwallo of I.oomts. were
uwrrlrd ha turd iv evening et the local
( 'nig',jU nsl parsor.aso, by Rev. II. ii.
1 jihe. Tiny v. Ill mnke tlielr hums la
concurred in the increases allowed In the
msjorlty report, but was unable t agree
with the rvfusal to grsnt incresses on
llvs stock, frsh meats, parking houne
producta and cotton piece foods.
Ro Oyeratlwat Hatlwe Tea Lare. j
The major.ty held that the financial ,
experience of the roads had beea that ot j
industry generally, but referred to the
possibility "that particular carriers, by
reason of financial mismanagement, re- !
fleeted la their operating methods, have
JICST GO ?GE8 UJEEK
Can't you use another pair of high-grade PERFECT low
cuts, when you can buy them at thee clean-up prlceaT We
have weeka and week of warm weather ahead ot us-
you'll get plenty wear out of them. Hurry If you want
them, while they are celling
AT ADOUT HALF PRICE
Tt ! gum Armaitd Pro. of Urooklyn
X. V., and Mi Cajnllla Abbott of Kali
t.i,r, Kaiuua. were married here today
ly i(v. Ii. F. Gathers.
1!:ATRICK. Nrb.. Aug. U.-SpoIhI been uneoonomical and wss the result of .
expenditure aed thu necessarily In- ,
creased their operating ratios." j
"It does not ai ptar." tha majority held, '
"that any uniform relationship caa be !
traced between the present level of tite '
oreratlng ratio of carriers, whose financtol
scminlstration has been culpable end of
the remaining carriers. Similarly ir-1
stances of notable increase la the eper
aUng (alios do not seem to be ctnTlnti I
to roads such as the Re- I .land er the
Frisco. The aegatlve conclusloa recwl-ed
In this coanecttoa u but confirmatory of
tha fe t that toe general Increase to the
tiM rating ratios Is traceable te deep
,aud uul.rljlng reuses hlch have af-
Delia X. Mlaer.
1.KJM1.S. Ncii.. Aug. ll.-CprciaM-Miss
Jw-'.U 'I M!nr dlfd st her hoioe at
ti ia (. Ti -! ni 'riling, after several
v..' r.lm-n. The complaint was heart
t! . Vi il i.tr v,s at on tune a
i,.-.i.b-r ' i ' i. !-' iiil S' ti'ivl faculty, b;.t
fi.r 'it Uri m cr Mien yat his bren
;t. II.,' fiil'Tjll m bill tocy.
Ijilrd Schober's t S0
Ird Schober's !&.
patent dull and tan
I'umi a. now
Sriht I'etera' IS O
I'atunt. tliill and while
calf lops, at
Ilk palre broken lne
tixforOe and straps, kid
Slid palenta, now
11 II. tlray s tl.to patent
Ten llnert. all good makes, straps
pumps ana button t'xforJs 1
patenta. dull ami kids, J'.llJ
up to 4.t vaiues
Johnston a Murphy's t 60
tan Russia aud gun metal
Oxfords, at ,
MaclKtnald s Kll.ey s f .0
snd 15.00 Ol fords,
Slater Morrill's 15 00 tan
calf cloth top Oxfords.
RevnoKta. Drake Gabel'a
M tan and black rub
ber sole Oxfords
Howard Foster's tt.l
and gun metal
Ten lines 14.00 Oxfords,
tan Russia. cUf and
BEDDE0, 1417 Douglas
- Extra Spsch! ia IVhitss
AVe have Included In this big
Clearing Pale every pair Wrlgbt
A 1 eters' tii.0 and m rjp
it Imported buck Ij.JJ
aid linen shoes, for. .,. sew
I l i S I
11 t X V - '
Extra Sps&l fcr f.!ea
til pairs of li e and It tan
and black Oxfords, broken fines,
entail end large stsee; k 4 f
our olioic Jl.lfJ
rVev T tre , -
gtr4 Chicago ujzxzz
Bath ' U
Uomtm mf thm
Ipgdisbessndaaoigaialy and good cheer.
Dine in the Dutch Grill
t saWiwiai eaieatja,
77m Hotmt f dPaWWcf Smrdcm
mWef 90 a,
M. . r l ' C-
' I ..f. ' '.ii
Mew l .. fk I -I
i "! r --"III I
mi . . r .
Negliees and Kimonos
for the Autumn of 1915
We take particular pleasure in announcing
the arrival of these new styles, knowing that
they are attractive and novel enough to meet
with your approval.
Notice the golfine robes in delicate shades,
unlined, $6.75. Lined with China Silk, $15.
You Are Invited to Inspect
Thi Showing Whenever Convenient
The August Linen Sale
50c ready made roller
towels, - - - - 35c
75c ready made roller
SALE OF TURKISH
$1.75 fine Turkish Bath
Mats go on sale Thurs
day for - - - - - $1.25
"That Economy Coffee
PAXT0YS GAS ROASTED COFFEE
Qaa Boasted d&reet tn th fl&roa
quickly not in oreog slowly
saves you the strength and deli
cate aroma that is economy.
Then baying in a 2-Ib. c&n at 60o
tha quantity pric Is eoooomy.
A Trial Can Will Conduce You
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Excursion Fares to
New York -
Boston and Jersey Coast Resorts
Long return limits. Liberal stop
overs. Circle Tours wide choice of
routes, including both rail and water.
Tickets on sale until September 30.
The Best of Service
ever the famous Sceale Root of Eastern America.
Four Modem Elactric-Llglitad St Trains Leavs
Chicago Grand Central Station, Chicago, 8 a,
103 a. ra, 5:45 p. nv, 930 p. nu, eia Pituburgh,
Washington, Baltlmor and Philadelphia.
x. c iTsora,
TraveHn PaKwnger kttmt,
10.1 W. O. W. Bid-, Oaaaaa. sb. .
Baltimore r Ohio
"Oar foieaner Arm OW Cassrs .
Maminoth Tractor Demonstration
Fremont. Neb., August 9-14
iG rnanufactnrors entered, 80 tractors, 80 plows.
,1,000 acres of. stubble will be plowed, harrow ed,
disced, etc., during the week.'
W. J. Bryan and Governor Morehead will be present at the
opening, Auguot 9. Remarkable motion picture scenario will
bo ataged Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Joe Stecher will
wrestle Thursday. Blp barbecue dinner Friday. All demon
strations and entertainments are free.
. For further details, write
TWENTIETH CENTURY FARMER,
Or phone Tyler 1C00.
eeaiT at Tarlo.
1 mlnutas to Bawltlon without
trsnsfer. Uullt of evnerst and stseL
I'rivsls bath to evsry room. Urst
class In every dst&lL Ratns from ti
up. H. VVULa, manairvr, Mimbtr of
Official Eatiositioa llutsl Bursau.
u as suit er vaa rrrr"
tr POWtU ST. AT MARKET ,
Cvcav coNvrmtNca sno coMroaT
luKOPtts plan, ti es awe crw
S'RCC Auto Bi Mim Trmin. reer.
NEW SHOW TODAY
Blaise atorr Taller.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Cippelaa
"Xiriar a Maia."
"A ay la aoaa-laaA.'
IT1I THAT BTOT"
A S-txrt oustly eseiua tat amply
iirevss ti.s blladasss of love. A
Woufal story ef wa aurs sf
ecrt lover that ada la a akle
Has WlaalaT Wirt," with Mam
-Th Waaaorera rUAf," a aaort
in, abm laaioar in.
I U C l l aoata. 10 Batra. U B
Itu. ft. as
xai sxocic rxjuratrv.-
Edward Lynch Vistl
aSS From Out Yonder"
TH Sweatee Story Brer Tola
Matlnoss 16e-aaei Irvra a6-ooO
H W Ts lfatrrUf of Bitty."
OMAHA vs. LINCOLN
ROURKE PARK. '
rrl&ar, Aaxast 11, raeUea Bar.
Oamss CU4 T. ML.
' Bataia, Boattaa. Bsaotaf
aa4 Othar Attraouoa.
Tt Mtorlnr rictars. This
T.wri "Ambroao Lorty yrea,"
"ku ef Loke MsTaas,11 -r.
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