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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 22, 1915)
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Btate Board of Irrigation Finds
Illinois Firm Not Disposed to
Carry Out Contraft.
IMAHA FIRM MAY BENEFIT
(TYom a Staff Corrrspondnt.l
. LINTOLN, !pt. a.-(Rt-olnl.)-It Is th
' fcellpf of the mrmbors of the Slate Hoard
. et Irrigation that tho Central Krldg
" company of Illinois, which wan aaanhd
the contrnx-t for the erection of a Mate
Id bridge across the river at St. I'aul, la
trying to s-et out of the contrao.
They were awarded he contract for the
building of the bridge at IJS.OOit. This wa
bout l.(in lea than the lowest rider
vobe them. They made a deposit of a
certified check with the board for fci.rtOO.
so that If they fall to carry out the con
tract the state will not te out much a
he next highest bidder, the Omaha
Structural Steel company, will get the
fontroct for aiout $a",ooo.
It Is understood that there la some con
troversy between the Central Bridge
company and the board In which the at
torney general la taking a hand, develop
ments In which may come later.
Wholesale I.tijnor I.lcenaea.
A hearing waa on today before the su
preme court Involving the right of the
Omaha commissioners to restrict the num
ber of wholesale liquor houses In Omaha.
The suit Is brought by the- Minneapolis
Brewing company to force the Omaha
board to grant It a license over a ruling
f the board restricting the number.
Is an osteopath a doctor? This la a
question up to the authorities of the state
to decide. The mayor of the village of
IWayna apolnted an osteopath aa city
physician and the old school physicians
hare refused to make reports to tho city
physician declaring he Is not a physician
and' It Is now up to the State Board of
: Health or the courts to decide.
o Fortune to Thin Man.
Smoe man down at Crete with visions
of a large fortune has sent five samples
of water taken from five different wells
In Crete, claiming that the water shows
signs of oil or some minerals which if
put to use will mean much to the state
nd more to the owner of the wells. The
samples are of different colored water
and Dr. Wild, state chemist, has Just
completed an analysis of the contents,
which appear to be strongly and simply
Mrs Coffey Attacks
Girl Clerk'in Her
' (From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Neb.. Pept. 21. -(Special Tel
CRram ) The state house waa the scene
of a domestic difficulty this morning
when Mrs. F. M. Coffey, wife of the
stnte commissioner of labor, walked Into
the office of the commissioner and aa
sfuilted one of the young women clerks
working temporarily in the office.
The oung woinivn assaulted was not In
jun d seriously, although her hair and
clothing were diss it need considerably.
After the trouble Mrs. Coffey stated that
she did not propose that her husband
should keep women working for him In
his office and that the force working
there now would have to get out.
Mr. Coffey had left the office to go to
rinttsmo'jth. but was stopped at the sta
tion and returned UP town to consult his
attorney, lie stated that he had beeu
having trouble with his wife for a lon
time and hnd made repeated efforts to
have matters flx-d up atid had now made
up his mind to Institute proceedings for
It Is generally believed about tho state
house that Mrs. CVffey'senmlty against
the girl extended no further than being
opposed to having her husband employ
female labor In his office and that sh?
happened to be the one who at the right
tltn fell under the wrath of the Irate
llellef from Acute Rhenmat lam.
Jchn If. C.ronx, Winchester, N. II..
writes: "I suffer from acute rheumatism
and Sloan's Liniment always helps
quickly. 25c. All druggists. Advertisement.
Nebraska City Will
NEBRASKA C1TT. Neb., Pept. St.
(Special.) Nebraska City Is preparing for
one of the greatest revivals It bas yet
held. A taliernacle will be erected In the
center of town with a seating capacity of
8,000, and there will be a speakers' plat
form and a choir lort that will hold 20i
Each Thursday and Friday afternoons
cottage prayer meetings ere held In the
various parts of town and a great ileal
of enthusiasm manifested. It Is proposed
to start these meetings aa soon as Hev.
William Sunday concludes his services In
Sirs. Alexander MeCarney, who settled
where Dunbar now la In 1, died on
Sunday, last, In Wisconsin and her re
mains were brought to this city this
morning and interment was at a cemetery
here. She was among tho early pioneers
6f the ivi'Mle !nrt of t'e,rountv.
The Nebraska City Vinegar factory
started active operations Monday and the
Indications are that the output of elder
and vinegar will be larger this year than
ever before, lecau.se of tho abundance
of apples and the low price.
At high noon today at the home of ex
Councilman Thomas C. Dunn 'and wife,
their only daughter. Miss Alta, and Henry
A. Putt, president of the Hank of I'na
dllla, were united In marriage, rtev. W.
W. Fames officiated. Mr. Ibitt la one
of the leading bankers of this coiin'y
and has been a resident of V'nadllla for
many years. Tho wedding waa private
The couple left on the afternoon trnln
for Colorado, and from there will return
to their home In Vnadllla.
The atorneys for those who desire Her
man taught In the public schools of this
city, Monday filed a petition In district
court asking that the Board of Education
be compelled to lne nn order hutiitt a
teacher for ilrrmmi l. the public schools
The rae v. Ill be heard by JuiIkc ISetley
Sir.urday mornliw. The Ito.'ird of Kd'.ivn-
tlon hiiil I hut tho petitions were not
propel ly sinned.
The high w iter of Saturday washed out
lo Ibtko bridges In Wyoming precinct
and lit the western pari of the county
other bridges were lost.
SISTER VITALIS OF WEST
! POINT DIES IN OMAHA
' WEST IMLNT. Neb., Sept. SI, Spe
cial The news leached this city early
', Monday of the death, at HI. Catherine s
tuxpltal, Omaha, of Sister M. VltaliS, a
I teacher lit tar Ouardlan Angels' school
'in this city. Iter demise occurred at
'o'rl ck Monday, the result of a heart af
;feUon. which had been developing for
.mnic time. She was a member of the
I rntneiacan order and had taught In the
i lo.-nl school during the last year. She
was n native of Westphalia, tlermany,
and was in her thirty-eighth year. Sister
: Vltalls was nottd for her deep piety,
affability and devotion to duty and is
sincerely mourned bv tho 1 pupils of
Itl-.- school, all of whom loved her. She
Is survived by a brother. Conrad Ileer.
a wealthy farmer of Monterey precinct,
and numerous close relatives In tlermany.
I The bd was taken Monday night t
the mother house of the Franciscans at
j.Mverno, Wis., where Interment will take
.place. Memorial services for the de
I ceased religious were held at West Point
Opposes Big Loan
ORAND 1SI.ANP. Neb . Sept 21. -(Special
Telegram.) The executive com
mittee of tho Ocrman alliance, consletlnu
of the presidents of five Oernian societies
and representing as set forth In the reso
lutions over ,im cit liens of the t'nited
States residing In thla city, today adopted
resolution addressed to the president of
the Nw York Clearing House association,
setting forth that the proposed war loan
la In violation of the principles of neutral- j
Hy as set forth by the office of the sec- !
rotary of state In the early periods of
the war and that It la furthermore an
unwise financial policy for thla country.
Protest against the loan la therefore j
voiced and the president of the Clearing
House association waa requisted to coun
sel against tho loan. No appeal was made
Soap plus Naptha
Washday minus Drudgery.
And that's what a Fels-Naptha
Tllden Pioneer Is Dead.
TILDEN, Neb., Sept. 21. (Special.)
Mrs. Thankful Hopkins died Sunday at
the home of her son-in-law, Chris Nel
son. Mrs. Hopkins was the first white
settler In Antelope county, having come
here with her husband, tho late Crandall
Hooktns, in l!vH, and settled on a home
stead two miles notth of this place,
where they made their home for many
years. Mr. Hopkins wall M years old
and was the mother of thirteen children,
five of whom are still living.
FAST FREIGHT ON ROCK
ISLAND INTO THE DITCH
FAIRBI'RV. Neb.. Sept. 21. (Special
Telegram.) The fast through freight No.
Wl on the Falrbury-llorton line was
wrecked near Stelnaeur early this morn
ing when a fruit car was derailed. En
gineer C. P. Davis was In charge of the
train. All passenger and freight traffic
on this branch was Interrupted for twelve
hours and train No. W was annulled. A
soft spot In the track was the cause of
the derailment. The train crews escaped
Boone Knlr Opens.
ALBION. Neb.. Sept. 21. (Special. )-Tha
thirty-first annual fair of the Boone
County Agricultural association opened
today with every Indication of a record
breaker. The entry clerks have been
swamped with entries and some depart
ments, particularly that of horses, la In
adequate to properly take care of all tho
exhibitors. Some overflow exhibits will be
placed In tents.
Minus hard rubbing, minus
a half-day's hard work bv the
i i r i i -!- i
uiu-icusmonea way. 1 ne com
bination of naptha and other
harmless cleansersdoes the
hard work not you.
Use Fels-Naptha for all soap-and-water work.
Let The Bee get you a job.
Situations Wanted" ads are free.
Special Term of
Court at Madison
MADISON, Neb., SOpt 21. (Special.)
Xiistrict court met In special session at 1
o'clock yesterday, with Judge A. A.
Welch presiding and W. R. Ellis, repor
ter. ' Assignments of Jury cases were
made, the first being the State of Ne
braska against Art J. Koenigsteln,
charged with bribery, while city attor
ney of Norfolk and county attorney of
jMadison county. This trial is set tor
this afternoon. On application of County
Attorney Cowling the court appointed R.
.J. Shertleff to assist 1n the prosecution of'
th'.a Bamhart & BtNut filed
their withdrawal as counsel for the de
fendant, and It Is understood that At
torney Fleharty of Omaha will assist
. In the defense.
Martin Kane, Jr., appeared before the
court accompanied by his father and
pleaded guilty to assault on the person
f Winifred Parker and was sentenced
'to Kearney Industrial school until ho
irrives at the age of 21. He will be Id
car.i of ae !n December. Costs were
'.axed to the defendant. '
The case of Hannah Armstrong against
W:ii:ani Armstrong, divorce action, was
dismissed by plaintiff at plaintiff's
.n action of Bank of Phillip against
Ralph M. Waddell et al.. defendant de
rail, ted; finding for plaintiff, $4,433.11 with
Interest at 10 per cent.
Maud I. Kenrick was granted a divorce
from William E. Kenrick and given cus
tody of minor children.
In the case-of Btate against John Ander
son, charged with criminal assault, on
motion Barnhart & Stewart withdrew
appearance as counsel for defendant.
The defendant failed to appear in court
and probably has forfeited his bond for
appearance of $1,000.
Notes from Beatrice
And Gage County
BEATRICE, Neb., Sept. 21. (Special.)
Slog cholera In Gage and Johnson coun
ties Is now well under control, according
to a statement issued by Dr. 8. E. Cos-
ford of this city, Inspector In charge
from the government bureau of animal
industry, who. has been making Investi
gations of the ravages of the disease In
this part of the state. Between January
1 and August 1, lilr., J.6S8 hogs were
treated In northern Oage and Johnson
counties, with a loss of S.S7 per cent. Be
tween May 1 and August 1. 1915, 635 hogs
were treated with a loss of 2.68 per rent.
William .Harden, a pioneer of southern
Oage county, died at Wymore after a
prolonged Illness. He is survived by his
widow, and a large family of grown chil
dren. Mrs. Grace Sample was granted a de
cree of divorce by Judge Pemberton Mon
day from her husband, Thomas H. Sam
ple, on the grounds of cruelty and de
sertion. Herbert Kllpatrlck, the 11-year-old son
of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Kllpatrlck, living
west of the city, died Sunday of heart
trouble after an Illness of but a few days.
BEATOFJ & LAO CO.
415-417 South 16th St.
We haven't forgotten your orders-No use
to phono as that only dolays our shipping dept.
Wo aro getting plenty of oxtra wagons and trucks
eaton & Laier Co. Are etfing "Quick Action"
of m :
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BEATON & LA1EH CO.
415-417 South 16th St.
this Collar1 Stock
LARGEST FRESHMEN CLASS
IN THE HISTORY OF 00ANE
CRETE. Neb., Sept. a. (Special.) The
latest report, from the registrar's office
place the enrollment of freshmen In the
art. and science department alone' In
Poena college at fifty-five. This num
ber Is exclusive of those registered in the
conservatory and also In the expression
Thla brings the enrollment et the fresh
man olass In advance of any previous en
rollment In the hu-tory of the school.
DNMstrarr Ui to 1a4.tloa.
"About three month, sgo when I was
suffering from Indigestion which caused
headache and dixxy spells and mads me
feel tired and despondent, I began taking
Chamberlain's Tablets," writes Mrs. Geo.
Hon, Macedon. K. Y. 'This ; medicine
proved to be the very thing I needed, as
one day's treatment relieved me greatly.
I used two bodies of Chamberlain's Tab
lets snd they rid me of this trouble. Ob.
talnable every where. All druggist Ad-tisemtnt
n r? P 7Trn in
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All tho High Class Period Furniture at ovon Groator Roductlons than on tho Cheaper ..Grades"
sTi m 1
T I 11 Ti
Oar entire stock of
la tnls Big Bale at T.t
redootloas la prloe.
up from . .
(Similar' to Cut)
Full 2-inch continuous post--White
or Vernis Martin Quick
(aHmllar to Cnt.) '
Mahogany frauie best bo.ioa leather tp.
holstered Opens Instantly into a fail slssd
LACE CURTAINS EXTRA SPECIAL
Taney Bordersd KnsUa Ooralns,
$2.00 and a.85 values, to clcs. .
I.ao. Edged Toll Our alas, 8H
rials H.matltclied Toll. Car
tains Fla. Grade of Swla. and Tam
I 19 IV
8 ninrfororl foV i
I China Closet
I Bent Glass Ends, I
I "QUICK ACTIOS"
U tsln S sg I B
50c j I VJ-M g 1
( Similar to Oat.)
Solid Oak arnll tfoot Xatea.
Ion, (T.at bargala, wnue tn.y
! nil' i m
Vrblte gn am el ed Used
(Similar to eat)
Complete with top an4
a.. lao alldlag
-riour Mas, ato..
2-' $10.75 U
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"Usual Credit Toms"
At these same low salt prices
"Our Solo Object-is to clean'
ip this vast surplus stock"
At the Old Gtond-415-417 South Sixteenth St., Omaha
It Is Impossible for us to Quote Prices on Everything--But Cone You'll Find Every Piece Greatly Reduced
This Entire Stock of
Draperies and Curtains
At Prices Lower Than
Ever Quoted Defore
Such Crowds Never Visited a Furniture Store Before in tho History of This StateCome See tho Reason
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