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Tim OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: SEITEMHEH 19, 1915.
Secretary of SUte Banking Board
Shows Seyen Million Increase
LOAXS ARE $0,653, &40 HIGHXB
tFnom a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Neh.. Bept. IS. 4SpecleU
A wording to a report by prttry Royse
of the State Banking board the total re
source of tha 791 atata bank of Ne
braska at tha cloaa of bulnes August
ft) wii i6,73J.4fH.S&, tha report being aa
Due from na
Uonnl and atata
Inner teal es
tate Current expenses,
taxr and Inter
?toiri)lufl fund ...........
. 1B.T77 rrt
I'ndlvided pinu ,iiM.vl
In llv.rVml deposits
subject to check DO MO.8Ml.39
D n m a n d certifi
cates of deposit.. S.K6.4G0.7I
of- deposit 47.Wo,a2S.
Pue to banks S,lS4.447.i;-110,.SM.74
Notes and btlla redlscounted.. 174,07.14
Bills payable Cie.SM.W
epositors guaranty fund 1,4.M 41
tnr liabllillea - S3.M1.M
Tha average reserv at tha data of thla
report waa 25 per cent. Tha total num
ber of depositors waa SU.BRO.
mince April tl, IMS, there haa been an
Increase of S7.4JS.oei.S7 In total resoureea
of state banka; the loana and dlacounta
haTe Increaaed 5,6M,40 JS; deposits, SS.BTS,
H9.CS, and caah and due from banka,
11.443, "WO. 19.
During tha laat year tha atata bank
have Increased' thirty-four In number;
tha reaoureea have Increaaed 115,176, 071. ;
loan and dlacounta, SlA.3S6,S66.S6; depoalta
have Increaaer fl4,S37,lOI.0S, and caah and
Hue . from banka, $4,S15,r6.S0. and there
haa been a decrease of S415.t41.9S In notea
tnd bllla redlscounted and bllla payable.
Two Reported Dead
In Storm in Butler
DAYID OXTT. Neb.. Bept U.-8peolaL)
One woman and child are reported dead
and thousands of dollars damage waa
dona to buildings, wheat and corn aa tha
reault of a aeoara .wind, rain and hail
storm that visited thla county about S
'clock Friday evening.
It did not hall here, but almost three
Inches of water fell In an hour. ,
In. David City tha roof of tha Roes
building waa partly Mown aft and tha
rain did several hundred dollar worth
of ' darn' to hardwar and . grooarfea
for tha Otoupallk hardware) store and
the, J! a van tracery store, located In tha
building. Tha tent skating rink waa
blow down. Comics ware torn from
build Inga and large plate giaea window
In the Perkins hotel were smashed. .
Reports from alt around aay wheat
stscka were blown to pieces and tha
grain practically ruined.
PAULISTS HOLD MISSION
IN CHURCH AT ALLIANCE
ALLIANCE, Ken.. Bept .-Spef!al.-
Two Paulist fathers of the Apoatollo
mission. New Tork, Rev.. Father Brady
and Rev. Father 0"Mahoney, are closing
a most aucceseful week's mission In Holy
Rosary church. The first week waa prin
cipally for Catholics, they attending the
dally masses and sermons and on Bun-
day practically every member of tha
church here receiving holy communion
gaining tha Indulges oe attached to the
The present week Is being devoted to
non-Catholics, tha father giving a series
of lectures, treating on some of tha prin
cipal doctrine and teaching of the 4th
olio church and replying to Inquiries made
' through the "question box.1 Be vera) eon-
verts to the faith are bain; Instructed.
At tha do Nf the mission next Bun-
.day. tha Holy Name society, which ha
for He object tha abolishment of profane
language and reverenoa for tha nam of
Ood, will be organised.
Rev. OUn 8. Dakar, for several years
paator of tha Methodist church, will leave
October L for Long Pin. Neb where
he haa accepted a call to pastorate of the
Methodist congregation at that place.
Itev. J. B. Carna, now pastor at Long
line, will coma t Alllanoa.
Rev. Oeorge Morphy. pastor of the Bap
tist church, ha bean transferred te
Ealida. Colo. Hla place In AUlanoe ha
not yet been filled.
Auto tourist through western Ne
braska, are loud In their praise of the
road markings made during tha laat sum
mer by tba Alliance Commercial club.
Not only roads leading to Alliance by
many others In thla and adjoining coun
ties hava plainly marked chart explain'
lng tba marking being furnished by
WrUarjr ilaher of the club.
' Kaekalla fstatr Fatlva '
SUPERIOR. Neb.. Sept. U.-8p'tal
Tclearam.) Superintendent of School
Haley took a large display of manual
Lrainlng material that have been fin
ished In the Hupeiior school to Neleoa
oday to ahow at tlia Nlckoll county fair
ahlch ats.rU Monday.
Secretary and Manager Oeorge Jackson
report that this year's fair will ba ahead
t any ever held In the county.
Wednesday la Superior day, and tha clti
feena of Superior will go to the fair ac
companied by their band and put In a day
(special train service haa been arranged
by the fair association for Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thursday.
Trill U Dew at Mi4Im
MADISON, Neb., Sept. IS. (Special. -The
Madlaon county fair featlvtuee were
unceremoniously Interrupted when a near
cloud, accompanied by a hlg stale.
deluged the grounds and blew down
dearn er more tent. There was a large
attendance and every available ahelter
wae crowded, but fortunately no one was
-riuu!y Injured. The ball game between
1 attle Creek and Newman Orov waa a
draw, each team having one soora. Tha
knpretfton prevailed that Newman Orov
had the better of the game and partaap
would have woa by a cloaa margin. Two
Vbn of rain fell In leas than aa hour.
Be Want Ads Produce Result.
SAYS AMERICAN WOMEN ARE TOO
SELFISH TO LOVE.
"The American oclety woman la beau
tiful and cultivated, but It la Impossible
for her to love," aay Julea Bole, French
poet, phllaopher, dramatist and feminist,
In dlscusalng the Impresslona ha haa
gathered during hla five months' stay In
"My book will be no criticism of tha
American society woman, but will give
tha Impression of one who haa had the
opportunity to atudy them, and who la
not prejudiced one way or the other.
They can take love but they can't give
true love. They hava not sacrificed."
To Fix Basic Law
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN, Sept 18. (Special Telegram.)
Nebraska will hava a constitutional
convention In 191S, If the plana of tha
league which met at tna Llndell hotel
her thla afternoon are carried out
Fifty persona attended, among them
State Senators Sandall of Tork and
Qulnby of Omaha Representative J, N.
Norton of Folk, Edwin 3. Jeary of L4n-
ooin and J. P. Palmer of Douglas; ex
members of the legislature, Windham of
Caaa, R. B. Howell of Pougias, Director
A, EL Sheldon of the reference bureau.
H. Ouatofaon, C. A. So re neon, prof.
Aylea-worth of the University of Ne
braska, M. A. lull of Omaha and a
number of other,
The plan as adopted call for a conven
tion of 100 member eUoted from the leg
islative district at tha general election
In 1911 Each member will receive CO a
day, After tha convention haa prepared
tha constitution It shall be submitted to
the voter f the state for theli approval.
In order to bring this about a commit-
te was appointed consisting of f. N. Nor
ton of Polk, Senator Qulnby of Omaha,
F. A. Brogan of Omaha, R. B. Howell of
Omaha, C. A. Oustafson of Mead, W. L.
Locke of Lincoln and J. F. Oordeal of Mo-
Cook, who ahall have authority to prepare
petitions for Initiating the proposition at
the next general election giving tha people
chance to aay whether they want tha
convention or not
Consul M. J. Baehr
(From a staff Correspondent)
WASHINGTON, Sept. IS. 8pclal Tel-
rarram.) Th tranafer of Max J. Bsahr
of St. Paul, Neb., from th consulship at
Bern. SwIUeriand, to ' St Michael.
Asoraa, which wa announced today by
President Wilson, may, or may not, be j
aooepted by Mr. Baahr, who now Is In
Cuba, looking after large real estate
holdings he ha In th lsianda.
When Mr. Baehr left for Cub, h In-i
formed th chief of th onular division
of th 8 tat department that h desired
a Chang of station la keeping with his
year of srvto and that If th assign
ment wa not to hi Uklng, h would
resign from th Mrvtca,
Whether at Michaels will be acceptable
to Mr. Baehr la doubtful. In view of his
often expressed Intention to quit th con
sular service unless a post more con
genial would be offered. 1
Euss Hold But One
Hail Line of Vilna
PETROGRAD, Sept U. (Via London.)
The Germans have cut the railway line
between Vilna and Molodechno, and th
only outlet by rail from Vilna still re
maining ln Russian hands Is th lln
running southward to Lids. Th war of
fice maintain, however, that there are
sufficient wagon roads for use In emer
gency. It Is stated that a decision con
cerning tha retention longer of Vilna will
Th Lid railway line has been under
sharp attacs: to th westward of Llda. In
an effort to check the Oerman cavalry,
th Kvsalans are OevewpmaT strong cav
alry forcea In the Vilna district.
on the Sant' Anna
LONDON, tiept. lt.-LIoyd's agent at
ft. Michaels, Asorea telegraphed today
that tha captain of the Fabr line
steamer Sant' Anna attribute th fire
on his vessel to the work of Propagan-
dleta of an enemy country. The report
sava there were many explosions on Sep
tember IS on the Sant' Anna, which put
in at the A sores on Thursday after the
fir had been extinguished. Subsequently
a number of unexploded fuses were
found. It la said that the ship surely
would have been blown to piece If there
had been munition of war on beard.
Mn. Hem Cas-vr.
PLATT8MOUTH. Neb.. Sept U.-(Bpe-clal.)
Mrs. Rebecca Carver, who has been
working In the capacity of houaekeeper
for Wash A. Toung, a farmer living some
four miles west of this city, died at the
tatter's home Thursday evening of
Bright' disease, after aa Ulnea attend
ing over a year. Mre. Carver waa about
U years of as , and leave one daughter
Mr. H. If Harger. Th funeral was
held from tl Methodist church today.
fir : i
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SAVE RACERS FROM
One Horse Lost in Flames at County
Fair Barns Early This
LIGHTED LANTERN KICKED 0VEP
With one exception the entire field
of twenty horses entered In the
county fair races next week were re
moved In safety from the burning
stables at the fair grounds near
Benson when those buildings went
afire shortly after midnight yester
day. More than f 6 0,000 worth of
horseflesh was rescued from threat
ened destruction through the efforts
of stable attaches, nearby residents
and the fire departments of Omaha,
Benson and Dundee. Among the
horse were Columbia Fire, - the
pacer, and many other noted racers.
Trotter flamed to Death.
One trotter, Alice Traveler, owned
by Allen A Fields of Fremont,
burned to death. This mare was en
tered for the 2:20 race here and was
a winner In one of the events on the
state fair track at Lincoln. Her
owners had Just a tew days ago re
fused an offer of 2,500. Racing
men said she was a coming trotter.
The atables were badly damaged.
Twenty-five stalls were destroyed. The
loss was S6.000. There was no insurance.
The buildings will be restored at one
so there will be no delay In running off
Chris Lyck, who was the second man on
the scene, arriving In respons to tha
cries of tha watchman, said he believed
the fire waa caused by a horse kicking
over a lighted lantern.
Mr. Lyck turned In the alarm, bringing
the three fire apparatupaes to the scene,
and aided In removing the frightened
MILLINERY, FABRICS and ACCESSORIES
Monday and Tuesday vSeptemler Twentieth and Twenty-First
' - - ' ''-' 1 ' . ' " . . . : r ... .. ' '
A display which has involved judgment , as .well as
skillthe setting apart of the authentic from the ex
perimental and the flippant.
A collection of styles of engaging; personality,
which clearly demonstrate the recognized preemin
ence of this establishment. , ' ; '
WE EXTEND YOU A CORDIAL" INVITATION TO BE PRESENT
brutes from their burning cages. They
were taken out J not In time. It waa Im
possible to get to the stall of AU.-e Trav
eler until too late to get her out alive.
Huron Baby Wins
Gold Medal at South
Dakota State Fair
." . i man peace treaty, as o.itllned to foreign
Sept. (Special.) I newsparT editors yestordny, has com
furnishing the. grand menced to worry party chiefs not a little
HURON, 8. I
With . Art Smith
finale with the most spectacular flljlit
he haa made this week, Friday evenlnO
program waa brought to a close. t tie
same time the twenty-sixth annual itoulh,
Dakota fair ended. Friday, nlchf -was
Huron- night, traveling men's mailt and'
newspaper men' night and ' the mo
elaborate, evening program of the week
waa given. Smith's flight wa nonn con-
tlnuoue loop the loop, and wl't his plane
envelope In flame he wrote the word
Huron" In the sky at the conclusion
of hi night.
Seventy-three babies were cramlned In
the Better Babies contest Bru?e Hubert
Krtelle, son of Rev. and Mrf Hubert
'Ketelte of Huron, was the highest .rirV
lng baby of all clause and rae awarded
the gold medal. Scoring on tha bast of
100; Master Ketelle received : ST. points.
Phylls Jean Hurd of Rapid City, was
tha highest ranking baby In the city
class, outside of the gold miJal winner,
and waa awarded a bronse ma lai. Tier
soor waa 91. From the rural '. rtutrlota,
Eugene Hoy of Carpenter, rarfe l high
est, with a score of 86.5, He also reclved
n bronae medal. In addltlo.v to the
medals presented by th Womin's Home
Companion, tho fair board gav prlaea
to th amount of S12Q.
Jerauld county won first plf among
the county agricultural exhibits, with a
cor of $62 out of a posible 1,000. Hand
county was second with 894; Uiuv. third
with SOT; Minnehaha, fourth with Ml, and
Perklna. fifth with 788.
In th county exhibit In t.h Women's
building, first plac waa won 1 br Sully
county, and second went t Stanley. '
Th meeting of th South Dakota
Horn. Coming and Floueer- astoclatlon
wa a feature of the fair.. Annual bi1 si
nes Waa transacted and a. nu.nbtr of
short - addresses made, the of-cer frwn
laat year being re-elected, A. L. Van
'(- I 1' ; ,.. .. 'V ' ' ' '.r ;
The Fashion Center of the Middle West
ESTABLISHED 1886 .
Osdel of Mlnolon Mill, presldcrt and n.
E. Dowdell of Artesian, secretary.
Causes Much Worry
To Chiefs of Party
WASHINGTON', Kept. IS. (Special Tele
gram.) Mr. Bryan's plan to seek a Oer-
a thev are Ift the ex-screnry'a position
a positive .danger, with the democratic
party ' fat-in a rerloua spilt over the
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 like th outlook a little bit.
If wai inarnnd today that Senator Ollle
James of Kentucky, who Is one of Presi
dent'., Wilson's closest adviser, will do
all In his power to. land the federal Judge
ship In Nebraska tor W. II. Thompson of
Grand Island, ' and there are those that
belleive Thompson -will be appointed In
order, that the .threatened break between
Wilson, and Bryan may be averted.
LONDON , POLICE WILL
: 'PROHIBIT TREATING
''LONDON,. Kept. 18.-The British mili
tary authorities hava decided that a pro
hibition ' upon "trentlng 1 essntta.l to
the well being' of the troop within the
metropolitan polloa - district of London
and the board of central control prob
ably will Issue, an order when It meets
next Tuesday forbidding this form of
hospitality. " The district contains TOO
square miles.' i
;Undcr the' prospective order, which
will apply to lub ' and. restaurants, as
well as saloons, any ono paying for an
other person's 'drink .or giving him money
to pay for It, or any one serving a drink
except toth 'person who pays for It, will
be liable' to punishment. - . ',
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Bee Want Ads Produce Results.
Our Formal Exhibition
of ..',V. '
PORTER CASE NEAR FINAL1
Senator Fall of. New Mexico Takes
Witness Stand in Defense
TESTIMONY ABOUT CHARACTER
LAS CRUCRS. X. M.. Sept. 18. (Special
Telegram.) When the fiftieth witness for
the defense in the rorter-Connell case
had been Introduced this afternoon, the
trial of James U Porter on the charge of
killing Ralph Connell tu almost com
pleted. Uttle new evidence has been de
veloped during the last two days and the
majority of the time of the court has
been takn up with the hearln? of char
acter witnease put on the stand by the
attorneys for the defense to show thai
Porter waa a law abiding cltlten and
that he had never had any trouble.
One of the witnesses this afternoon
waa United States Senator A. B. Fall
of New Mexico, who lives at Three Riv
ers. N. M., only a short distance above
Tularoeia, His testimony mainly referred
to the statenienta made y Jack Cravens
at his ranch. The senator waa also used
aa a witness for Porter.
A. copy of the decision of the state su
preme court In the water hearing case,
which, was the original cause of the
trouble between Connell and Porter, was
Introduced today. It had no special el it
nlt'lc&nce except to. show that the higher
court had. reversed the lower court and
had thrown tho caae 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, Bept. 18.-(.peclal Tel
egram.) Miss iSlva M. Nelson was ap
pointed postmaster at Brayton. Audubon
.county. Iowa, vice Mlsa Vivian Hurt
le tu removed.
Warren M. Woodbury was re -appointed
postmaster at Center, Knox county. Ne
A. W. Schuls of 'Ames, la., lias been
appointed an aHslstant Ln field se. vlce of
the Agricultural department.
George P. Braun of Greenville, la. has
been appointed an assistant engineer Ht
the United ttatea penitentiary at Leav
The postofflc at Sua'r. Lincoln county,
'Wyoming, haa been discontinued, mall tu
Frontier. . . ,
New Record Made
in Unloading Grain
StTKRIOR, Wis., Kept. H-A new
world's rtcorJ for unloading grain was
established at Superior's Grt-at Northern
elevator "S", yesterday, when 423 cars
were unloaded In thirteen and a half
hours. The mark has never been ap
proached, A. B. Clarke, 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
r.EATRrCE, Neb., Sept. 18. (Special
Teletrram.) Mayor J. W. Mayer was
called to Kenosha, Wis., today by a tele
gram stating that his brother John had
been killed ln an accident. No particu
lars were given. Mr. Mayer waa 55 years
of ase. . .
Ketrn F.nrnee F.leetroctlnn.
BEAT RICH, Neb., Sept. 18. (Special
Telegram.) Charles Kearn barely escaped
being1 electrocuted nt the Gilbert theater
today wlien he attempted to connect the
ends of two wires without turning off
the, current His hands and face were
badly burned before he freed himself
from tho wire.
SUPERIOR, Neb., Sept. 18. (Special
Telegram.) The city council at the meet
ing yesterday ordered the Lincoln Tele
phono company to remove all the poles
and lines from Central avenue for five
blocks before December 1. as they Intend
to Install a new system of whit way
street Ugrhts along the avenu.
Try to (Stop Auto Speeding.
SUPERIOR, Neb., Sept, 18. (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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