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TIIIJ OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: SEPTEMBER 19, 1915.
Secretary of SUt Banking Board
Show SYen Million Increase
LOAKS ARE $fi,688,&40 BIO HUB.
tIYom a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN, Neh.. Sept. IS. Special.)
According to report by Secretary Royae
of th Btala Banking board th total r
vources of tho 791 atato banks of Ne
braska at tha ctoaa of business August
(ft waa liK.T31.494.SS, the report being aa
Uan and die
Overdrafts . M.1-1
tional and elate
vKher leal ae
tata Current expense,
tssos and Inter-
eat paid " U.40.l.ti
Dther assets 7l.M.M
Capital stack - 'JHI'S 2
irplus fund 4.1 :,. OS
Indtvided profile ,M.is.vl
t'lvldords unpaid..! 11.ZiU.tA
subject to check EO ,.
cates of depoeil.. I. if, 460.74
of - deposit 47.MO.SWS
Due to tank I,lt.7.tt 110,.SM.74
Note and bllla redlscounted.. 174,7.M
Bill, payable C4.W.4.W
repoeitore iruaranty fund 1.0U4.MV.41
:nnr liabilities - JB..U.fc
The average reserve at tha date of thla
import waa 2S per cent. Tha total num
ber of depositors waa Xft,B80i
Since April Jl, 1915, there ha been an
Increase of t7.4J8.6El.s7 In total resources
of atate bank: the loana and discounts
hare Increaaed I6.6M,640.SI; deposits, 6.7t,
149.00, and caeh and dike from banka,
1. 443, WO. 19.
During tha laat year tha atate banka
have Increaaed ' thirty-four In numbers
tha reaoureea have Increaaed $15,J7.0Tl.i
loana and dlacounta, llO,3S8,SW.f6; depoetta
have increaser tl4,S37,!0.0, and caah and
due . from banka, t4.Un.SH6.80, and there
baa been a decreaae of H 15. 641. 89 In notes
ind bill rediacountcd and bills payable.
Two Reported Dead
In Storm in Butler
DAYID CITT. Neb., Rept U. -Special)
One- woman and child are reported dead
and thousands of dollars damage was
don to buildings, -wheat and corn aa tha
result of a seoer .wind, rain and hall
term that visited this county about
'clock Friday evening.
U did not hail here, but ahnoet three
inches 'of water fell tn an hour. ,
In David City tha roof of - tha Rosa
building waa partly Mown eft and tha
rain did several hundred dollars worth
of damage to hardware and .fTVoarieg
for tha Otonpallk hardware store and
the Haven gracery store, located In tha
building. The tent skating link was
blown down. Cornices war torn from
buildings and large plate glass windows
In the Perkins hotel were smashed.
Reports from all around say wheat
stccka were blown to pieces and the
grain practically ruined.
PAULISTS HOLD MISSION
IN CHURCH AT ALLIANCE
AtXIANCB, Neb., Sep. lt-8pecla!.-Two
Paul 1st fathers of the Apostollo
mission. Nsw Tork. Pav.. Father Brady
and Rev. Father CMehoner, are cloning
a most suceeasful week's mission tn Holy
Rosary church. Tha first week waa prln
etpally for Catholics, they attending the
dally masaes and sermons and on Sun
day practically every member of ths
church her receiving holy communion
gaining the tndulgeno attached to tha
mission. ' , ' '
The present week Is being devoted to
non-Catholic, tha fathers giving a series
of lectdrea, treating on aom ef tha prin
cipal doctrines and teachings of the 0th
olio church and replying to inquiries made
through tha "question box.' Be vera! eon-
verts to the faith are being Instructed.
At the close of the mission next Bun
.day. the Holy Nam society, which has
for Its object the abolishment of profane
.language and reverence for tha name ef
Clod, wltl be organised.
.Rev. OMn ft. Baker, for several years
pastor of the Methodist church, will leave
October 1. for Long Pin. Neb where
he has accepted a call to pastorate of the
Methodist congregation at that plaos.
Rev. J. B. Carna. now pastor at Long
line, will com to Atllanoa.
Rev. George Morphy, pastor of tha Bap
tist church, has been transferred to
gallda, Colo. His place la Atllanoa ha
nt yet been filled.
Auto tourists through western Ne
braska, are loud In tbelr Praia of tn
road markings made during the last sum
mer by tbs Alllano Commercial club,
Not only roads leading to Alliance by
many other tn this and adjoining coun
ties have plainly marked charts explain
lng the marking being furnished by
VecrUar? Flatter of the club.
- Xarkalt Ceaatr Falev '
SUPERIOR. Neb.. Sept. It (Special
Telegram.) Superintendent of Schools
Haley took a largs display of manual
training materials that have been fin
Uhed In the Buperior schools to Nelsoe
loday to show at the Nlckolls county fair
ahich starts Monday.
Secretary and Manager Oeorg Jackson
reports that this year' a fair will ba ahead
irt any ever held In the county.
Wednesday Is Superior day, and the ctti-
Sens of Superior will go to the fair ac
companied by their band and put In a day
bprclal train service has been arranged
by tb fair association for Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thursday.
Truli Ritas pawn at M4Ua
MADISON. Neb.. 8ept lt- Special r
The Maoioon county fair festivities wer
bnreremoiilouely Interrupted when a near
rloud, accompanied by a alga gala.
teluged tbe grounds and blew down
dan er more tents. Ther wss a targe
attendance and every available shelter
was croaccd. but fortunately no on was
seriously Injured. Tb ball gam between
t ettle Creek and Newman Grove was
d-w. rh team having on score. The
trnpresfton prevailed that Newman Drove
had the betier vt tbe gam and paraaps
would have won by a close margin. Two
'k bn of rain fell In less than an hour.
Bee Want Ad Produce Results.
SAYS AMERICAN WOMEN ARE TOO
SELFISH TO LOVE.
"Tha American aoclety woman la beau
tiful and cultivated, but It la Impossible
for her to love," aaya Julea Bois, French
poet, phllaopher, dramatist and feminist.
In discussing the impressions he has
gathered during his five months' stay In
"My book will be no criticism of the
American society woman, but will give
the lm pre ae Inn of one who has had ths
opportunity to atudy . them, and who Is
not prejudiced one way or the other.
They can take love but they can't give
true love. They have not sacrificed
To Fix Basio Law
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLiN, Sept 18. (Special Telegram.)
Nebraska will have a constitutional
convention In 131. If the plans of tho
league which met at the Llndell hotel
her this afternoon are carried out
Fifty persons attendod, among them
State Senators Sandal I of Tork and
Qutnby of Omaha; Representative J. N.
Norton of Polk, Edwin J. Jeary cf Lin
coln and 3. P. Palmar of Douglas; ex
members of th legislature, Windham of
Casa, R. B. Howell of Douglas, Director
H. Sheldon of th reference bureau.
C. 1L Ouetofson, C. A. Sorenson, Prof.
Aylesworth of th University of Ne
braska, M. A. Hall of Omaha and a
number of others.
Tha plan aa adopted calls for a conven
tion of 109 members elected from th leg
islative districts at th general election
lit Ult Bach mam bar will receive tlO a
day. After th convention has prepared
tha constitution It shall be submitted to
tb voters at tha state for thela approval,
In order to bring this about a commit
tee was appointed consisting of I. N. Nor
ton of Polk, Senator Qulnby of Omaha,
F. A. B.rogan of Omaha, R. B. Howell of
Omaha, C. A. Oustarson of Mead, W. U
Locke of Lincoln and J. F. Oordeal of Mc
Cook, who shall have authority to prepar
petitions for Initiating tn' proposition at
th next general election giving th people
a chano to say whether thsy want th
convention or not
Consul M, J. Baehr
(From a Staff Correspondent)
WASHINGTON, Sept !. (Special Tel
egram.) Tha transfer of Max J. Baehr
of St Paul. Neb., from th consulship at
Berne, Switzerland, to - St Mlchaala.
A soma, which waa announced today by
President Wilson, may, or may not be 1
aooened by Mr. Baehr, who now is In
Cubs, looking after large, real estate
holdings h baa la th islands.
When Mr. Baehr left for Cuba, h ln-i
formed th ehtof of tb Consular division
of tha Stat department that h desired
a ehang of station in keeping with his
rara of servto and that if th assign
ment was not to hi Uklng, h would
resign from th servlca,
Whether St Michaels will b acceptable
to Mr. Baehr Is doubtful, in view of bis
often expressed Intention to quit th con
sular service unless a post mor con-,
genial would b offered. 1
Russ Hold But One i
Rail Line of Vilna1
PETROGRAD, Sept (Via London.)
Th Gomians have cut th railway line
between Vtlna and Molodechno, and th
only outlet by rail from Vtlna still re
maining in Russian hands Is th line '
running southward to Llda. Th war of
fice maintains, however, that ther are
sufficient wagon roads for us hi amor
gency. It is stated that a decision con
cerning th retention longer of Vilna will
Th Llda railway line has been under
sharp attac to th westward of Llda. In
an effort to check th German cavalry,
the HisaJan are aevoemg strong cav
alry forces In the Vilna district.
on the Sant' Anna
LONDON. Bept. ll-Lloyd's agent at
St. Michaels. A sure, telegraphed today
that the captain of th Fa.br line
steamer Sant' Anna attributes th fir
on his vessel to ths work of propagan
dists of an enemy country. Th report
savs ther wer many explosions on Sep
tember It on th Sant' Anna, which put
In at the Asores on Thursday after th
fir had been extinguished. Subsequently
a number of unexploded fuse wer
found. It la said that th ship surely
would have been blown to piece If thr
had been munitions of war on beard.
Mra. Hebeveav Crvr.
PLATT8MOUTH. Neb., Sept li. (Spe
cial.) Mrs. Rebeec Carver, who has been
working la th capacity of housekeeper
for Wash A. Young, a farmer living some
four miles west of this city, died at the
tatter's horn Thursday evening f
Blight's disease, after an U loess extend
ing over a year. Mr. Carver waa about
tt years of age. and leaves on daughter
airs. H. m llsrger. Th funeral
held from tl Methudist church today.
SAVE RACERS FROM
One Hone Lost in Flamei at County
Fair Barni Early This
LIGHTED LANTERN KICKED 0VEP
With one exception the entire field
of twrntv horses entered in the
county fair races next week were re
moved In safety from the burning
(tables at the fair grounds near
Benson when those buildings went
afire shortly after midnight yester
day. More than 60,000 worth of
horseflesh wag rescued from threat
ened destruction through the efforts
of stable attaches, nearby residents
and the fire departments of Omaha,
Benson and Dundee. Among the
horses were Columbia Fire, the
pacer, and many other noted racers.
Trotter Darned t Death.
One trotter, Alice Traveler, owned
by Allen h Fields of Fremont,
burned to death. This mare was en
tered for the 2:20 race here and wag
a winner in one of the events on the
state fair track at Lincoln. Her
owners had just a few days ago re
fused an offer of 2,B00. Racing
men said she was a coming trotter.
The stables wer badly damaged.
Twenty-five stalls were destroyed. Ths
loss was 16.000. Ther was no insurance.
Th buildings will be restored at one
so there will be no delay In running off
Chris Lyck, who was th second man on
the scene, arriving In respone to th
cries of th watchman, said ha believed
the fire waa caused by a horse kicking
over a lighted lantern.
Mr. Lyck turned In the alarm, bringing
the three fir apparatursea to the scene,
and aided In removing the frightened
I .AUTUMN : INAUGURAL 1
Ml Arittburicing Our Formal Exhibition 'A
MILLINERY, FABRICS arid ACCESSORIES
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Monday and Tuesday September T and Twenty -First
A display which has involvecl judgment as .well ao
skill--the setting apart of the authentic from the ex
perimental and the flippant.
A collection of styles of engaging personalitya
which clearly demonstrate the recognized preemin
ence of this establishment. : v .
WE EXTEND YOU A CORDIAL INVITATION TO BE PRESENT
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brutes from their burning cages. They
were taken out Jut In time. It was Im
possible to get to the stall of AlL-e Trav
eler until too late to get her out alive.
Huron Baby Wins
Gold Medal at South
' Dakota State Fair
II r RON, B. n.,
With . Art Smith
Bent. IK (Special.)
fumlshlng th. grand
f!nale with the most spectacular fllstit
he has made thla week, Friday evenlnx
program waa brought to a close, at the
same time the twenty-sixth annnat flout h.
Dakota fair ended. Friday, nlajhr -was
Huron night, traveling men's mailt and
newspaper men's night, and the mos
elaborate, evening program of the wek
was given. Smith's flight wa son con
tinuous loop the loop, and wl'1 his plane
envelopes In flames he wrote the word
"Huron" In the sky at th conclusion
of his flight.
IFevsnty-three babies were crsmlned In
the Better Babies contest. Bruce Hubert
Ketelle, son of Rev. and Mrf Hubert
Ketelt of Huron, was the hlnhest tirk
lng baby of all classes and eras awarded
the gold medal, Scoring on the basts of
100; Master Ketelle received 9T.S points.
Phylls Jean Hurd of Rapid City, was
the highest ranking baby in the city
class, outside of the gold midal winner,
and was awarded a bronse melai. Tier
soor was tn. From th rural , districts,
Eugene Hoy of Carpenter, raniuj.l high
est, with a score of 96.5. He also recived
a bronse medal. In addltlo.v to the
medal presented by th Woman's Homo
Companion, th fair , board gav prises
to th amount of 1120.
Jerauld county won first rlc among
tha county agricultural exhibits, with -a
scor of 962 out of a poslble L00O. Hand
county wss second with 166; i.iv. tl.lrd
with Wtf; Minnehaha, fourth ith Wl, and
Perkins, fifth with 788.,
In th county exhibits In the Women's
bnlldlng, first place waa won br Sully
county, and second went to Stanley. ' '
Th meeting of the South Dakota
Horns. Coming and Pioneers' association
was a feature of th fair.. Annual busi
ness was transacted and a. nu.nter of
short -addresses made, th of'cers ',trm
last year being re-elected, A. L. "Van
l- . " . ). 'V'.T
The Fashion Center of the Middle West
ESTABLISHED 1886 ,
Osdel of Mission If 111. president and H.
E. Dowdell of K Artesian, aecrevary.
Causes Much Worry
To Chiefs of Party
WASHINGTON, Pept. IS (Special Tele
gram.) Mr. Bryan's plan to seek a Oer
man peace treaty, as outlined to foreign
newsparr editors yesterday, has coni-
menced. to worry party chiefs not a little
an thy so 1ft the ex-acretiry'a position
a poejtlve .danger, with the democratic
party fa rlmr a serious split over tho
opposition of the Commoner to any ex
traordinary national defense now being
espoused by President Wilson.
Politicians close to the president today
seemed confident that the presidential
program for the army and navy could be
put through congress despite the Bryan
position, but, nevertheless, the Influential
men of the party look upon Mr. Bryan's
statement as forecasting trouble and they
don't Ilka the .outloog a little bit.
. If was learned today that Senator OUIe
James of Kentucky, who Is one of Presi
dent" Wilson" closest advlaera, will do
all la his power to. land the federal Judge
ship In Nebraska tor W. II. Thompson of
Orand Island. 'and ther are those that
believe Thompson will be appointed In
order that the .threatened break between
Wilson, and .Bryan may be averted.
LONDON POLICE WILL
'XONbON.tHept. 18.-Th British mili
tary authorities have decided that a pro
hibition upon "treating"' Is essential to
the well being of the troops within the
metropolitan pollen district of London
and the board of central control prob
ably will Issued an order when It meets
next Tuesday forbidding this form of
hospitality. " The district contains 700
Under the prospective order, which
will apply to lub and. restaurants, as
wcQ as saloons, any ono paying for an
other person's 'drink .or giving him money
t pay for It, br any on serving a' drink
except to'th "person .who pays for It. will
be liable' to punishment, t . . ', '
I . - -
Be Want Ads Produce Results.
OUTER APPAREL M
PORTER CASE NEAR FINAL;
Senator Fall of. New Mexico Takes
Witness Stand in Defense
TESTIMONY ABOUT CHARACTER
LAS CRUCEH. X. M.. Sept. IS (Special
Telegram.) When the fiftieth witness fot
the defense in the . Port er-Conncll case
had been Introduced this afternoon, the
trial of James L. Porter on the charge of
killing Ralph Connell tu almost com-,
pleted. Uttle new evidence has been de
veloped during the last two days snd the
majority of the -time of the court hns
been takn up .with the hearing of char
acter witnesses put on th stand by the
attorneys for th defense to show that
Porter was a law abiding citlxen and
that he had never had any trouble. '
One of the witnesses this afternoon
w rut United - States Senator A. II. Fall
of New Mexico, who lives at Three Riv
era, N. M., only a short distance above
Tularoeia. His testimony mainly referred
to the statements made ty Jack Cravens
at hut ranch. The senator waa also used
as a witness for Porter.
K copy of the declalon of the state su
preme court In the water hearing case,
which was th . original cause of the
trouble between Connell and Porter, was
Introduced today. It had no special sis
nlf'ic&nce except to. show that the higher
court had. reversed the lower court and
had thrown the case out of court.
Today closed the second week, of the
trial and It Is not believed that the case
will continue more than two more days,
as little remains to be presented and the
arguments will probably start Monday.
Department Orders. .
WASHINGTON, Sept. 18.-(.teclal Tel
egram.) Miss Siva M. Nelson was ap
pointed postmaster at Brayton. Audubon
.county, lows, vice mihs Vivian liart
Warren M. Woodbury was re-appointed
postmaster at Center, Knox county, Ne
braska. A. W. Schuls of Amea, la., lias been
appointed an assistant in field service of
the Agricultural department.
Oeorae P. Braun of Greenville. la. has
been appointed an assistant engineer xt
the i n l ten ftates .penitentiary at Leav
The postof ftee at Sus'eV Lincoln county,
'Wyoming, has been discontinued, mall to
KTontier. ... . ... ....
New Record Made
in Unloading Grain
SUPERIOR, Wis., Kept. 11 A new
world's record for unbinding grain was
established at Superior's Great Northern
elevator "f", yesterday, when 423 cars
were unloaded In thirteen and a hajf
hours. The mark has never been ap
proached, A. B. Cliirkc, superintendent
of all Great Northern elevators In
Superior, declared. It may not be
equalled again for years, he said.
Brother of Beatrice
Mayor Killed in East
BEATRICE. Neb., Sept. U-Speclal
Telegram.) Mayor J. W. Mayer was
called to Kenosha, Wis., today by a tele
gram stating that his brother John had
been killed In an accident. No particu
lars were given. Mr. Mayer was R5 years
of age. ,
Keirn F.seenes Electrocution.
BEATRrCH. Neb., Bept. 18. (Special
Telegram.) Charles Kearn barely escaped
being;. electrocuted at the Gilbert theater
today when he attempted to connect the
ends of two wires without turning off
tho. current. His hands and face were
badly burned before he freed himself
from tho wire.
Mnat Remove Poles. -
SUPERIOR, Neb., Sept. 18. (Social
Telegram.) The city council at the meet
ing yesterday ordered the Lincoln Tele
phone company to remove all the poles
and line from Central avenue for five
blocks before December 1, as they intend
to Install a new system of whit way
street lights along the avenu
Trr tn atop Alto Speeding.
SUPERIOR, Neb., Sept IS. (Special
Telegram.) The city officials are having
quite a time trying to enforce the state
law in regard to lamps and displaying
of numbers on the automobiles. They are
also trying to stop children under 16 years
of age running the cars. Some of the
officials are carrying stop watches to '
catch the speeders and have several cases
ready to file complaints on now.
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