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THK BKE: OMAHA, SATUUDAV. (xmmF.U 1. 1915.
BUYS PIPE ORGAN
Votes Sufficient Money to Equip
Kearney School with Musical
MISS LATHEOP GOES TO CHADRON
( From a Ptaff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Oct. 15. (Sp".lal. The
State Normal board ha votert a r'V ,
organ for tha rtiaprl at Kearney, to cost '
from 17.000 to $10,000. The board has made
an appeal to Andrew Carnegie to e If
e will make a donation toward the In
strument. ' '
The .board took W. F. Croasley of '
Kearney, contractor, at his word, and 4
refuse to allow him 1700 extra for odds .
and ends In plumMng and heatlne of a
iew building at the Kearny Normal,
erected by him for -Vtf.TOO, under the !
Terbal agreement that "everything; would
Miss Edith A. Lathrop. employed at the
state superintendent's office, was elected
to tho faculty of the Chadron Normal
school at a salary of $1.4. Miss Flnne- j
San of Waverly, a teacher In tho Lincoln
anoois, was roaao uumfaim b:m.-ii;o j
Istant at Wayne, at fiOO a month. Mr.
Brown, temporary Instructor at Peru, was
mad permanent. Mr. Shreeve of Greeley.
Colo., was made head of tho devtartment
f education at Kearney Normal.
Want Tar rrlc.
Regent P. L. Hall of the board of re
gents of th University of Nebraska, to
day gar out a statement Indicating the
attitude of the board on the application
It filed before the railway commission
lor direct street car service between the
farm and city campusos. Mr. Hall says
tie hopes no Lincoln citizen will raise a
protest against the change, even If It does
cut down the street car service In some
other sections of the town, because the
board must "keep faith with the people."
By leaving the university down town
tho board must provide the most conven
ient car service from the city to farm
campuses, be pointed out, for students
Who have classes at bcth Institutions.
The regents secured a very favorable
concession from the traction company,
ha pointed out, and the people will be
saved the expense of construction of a
track between the two campuses, as at
Minneapolis and other big schools, which
voted to folow the same system Ne
braska voted for last year.
Herniations for Tlbbets.
The ' Nebraska Prison association has
a adopted resolutions on the death of JudKe
' A. 8. Tlbbets, late acting postmaster of
Lincoln and one of the vice presidents
of the) association.
Herdmaa la I.lacola.
Lee Herdman of Omaha was a state
house visitor today. lie called on a
large number of his political friends,
but declined to discuss politics.
Board OS Trip.
Three members of the board of control
have gone on the semi-annual Inspection
trl of state Institutions. Tho visits
was announced, but the superintendents
goMraJly learn In advance when the
boaea la coming'
More Supplies Boagfet.
The board of control purchased addi
tional auppllea for the power plant at
the state penitentiary. Contracts were
let for $4,03$, with three firms bidding.
The plant at the penitentiary Is being
enlarged to supply current to all of the
state Institutions near Lincoln.
. Lincoln Coanty Mar 8
The state may collect $5,000 of the old
Insane tax fund due from Lincoln county,
but it will alio face a suit for $1,000 for
money paid over by the county, some
twenty years ago to make good the loss
of state funds In a bank failure. County
Treasurer Albert Durbln Intimated -to
Secretary of State Pool today while call
ing at the capltol. Mr. Durbln had heard
that Lancaster had recovered $10,000 un
der similar circumstances and he in
tends to present a counter claim or the
amount he claims Is due Lincoln county.
Editors in Session
NORFOLK, Neb., Oct. 15. (Special Tel
egram.) About forty editors of northeast
Nebraska came to Norfolk, Friday, and
organised the Northeast Nebraska Edi
torial association. Mell A. Sehmeld,
editor of the Dakota City Eagle, waa
elected president and E. O. Uardner of
Wayne, secretary. .
After a busy meeting Friday afternoon.
during which some Interesting addresses
were listened to, the editors enjoyed a
tour of sightseeing In Norfolk. A' ban
quet was given tonight, at which N. A.
J I use, editor of the Norfolk News, was
toaatmaster. John R. Hays of Norfolk,
Well A. Bchmetd of Dakota City, Q. J3.
Weever. C. R Burnham of Norfolk, Fred
C. Marshall of Niobrara and Edgar How
ard of Columbus were among those who
spoke. The meeting came to a close Sat
News frwrn York.
TORK. Neb., Oct. 15. tSpeelal) JacU,
the 18-month-otd son of Mr. and Mis.
Harry Powers, died Thursday morning
of scarlet fever. Two other children of
the same family are seriously 111 of the
The November terra of district court
will begin November 8. There are sixty
five cases on the docket Nine of the
cases are for divorce. There is but one
state case. This is an action against Dr.
George Fllppen of Stronmsbur for al
leged contempt. Judge George F. Cor
coran will be on the bench.
Big; Doings at yrncnec.
SYRACUSE, Neb., Oct. 15. Hpe-ial.)
Yesterday was the eleventh annual cele
bration of Syracuse day and the moet
successful. The speakers were Judge
Sutton of Omaha and Judge Dwyer of
At noun a big barbecue was the fea
ture. Ball games resulted in Burr winning
one from Syracuse and Syracuse the sec
ond from Avoca.
Two Cnllarva 11a 'roap.
The two children of J. W. Nix, mer
chant. Cleveland, Ga.. had croup last
winter. One was a boy of C the other a
girl of t years. Mr. Nix writes: "Both
got so choked up they cojid hardly
breathe and couldn't talk. I gave them
Foley's Honey and Tar and nothing else
and It entirely cured them." This re
liable medicine should be In every home,
for It gives Immediate relief from cold,
coughs and croup, heals raw inflamed
throat and loosens phlegm. Sold every-
'where. Ad vertiseuM-nt
News and Gossip
Gathered at Beatrice
BEATRICE. NeK, Oct. Kv Special.)-
A colored man giving his mtme as James
Thomas stepped Into the Heard Mu.ilc
company store and purchased 11.S0 worth
of goods, presenting a check for $14 50 In
payment. He secured U In return and
disappeared. Beard learned Thursday
that the check was worthless and put
officers on the negro's trail, but he made
Lyle FYancIa and Howard Polle, two
young men of Adams, have erected a
wireless station at that place, and with
a little more perfecting expect to have !
the machine In running order In a few
The funeral services for I. W. Hardy,
a pioneer of Blue Pprlnsra, who died
suddenly Tuesday night, were held to
day from the family home. The deceased
was G3 years of age and leaves a widow
and seven children.
IVvmtnso Aranda, a Mexican, taken
from a Burlington train at TTymore Mon
day by officers, having on his person a
revolver and a bowle knife, pleaded guilty
In district court Thursday before Judge
I'emlierton and was fined $100 and costs
for carrying concealed weapons. He was
unable to pay and was remanded to thej
county Jnll. Before reaching Wymore, j
Aranda frlshtened the passengers on thej
train by brandishing the revolver, and
when the train pulled Into the station he I
was taken in custody by the officers. I
The union evangelistic services, which '
have been held at the tabernacle near
the hlKh school grounds for the last
few weeka by Rev. FY-ench Oliver, will
close next Sunday. During the campaign
here 608 persons have hit the trail. A
luncheon was held Thursday at the
Young Men's Christian association at
which Rev. Mr. Oliver and party were
guests of honor.
Mrs. Harry Wilson of West Beatrice
received a message announcing the death
of her father, John Hlllera, In a hospi
tal at Cheyenne, Wyo. Mr. lllllera for
merly resided here and was 62 years of
Turns Turtle on Hill
PLATTSMOUTH. Neb., Oct. 15. (Spe
cial.) While coming from Manley In an
automobile, Juke Miller, the liveryman
there, was coming down a hill where
there Is Is a sliding place In the road.
and the rear part of the mnghlne skidded.
Tho automobile turned turtle, spilling out
the driver and Mrs. Isaac Wiles and two
children. They were all thrown clear of
the overturned machine and escaped with
a few minor bruises.
Lucius Vroman, employed in the Bur
lington shops, received a cut In the eye
with a wire with which ho was working.
The Injury was of such a nature that It
waa necessary to have the eyelid sewed.
Charles Hula of the Burlington lumber
yard and Miss Winnifred Parmele, both
of this city, were united in marriage at
the Holy Rosary Cathollo church Thurs
day and deported for Chicago, where they
will visit with friends for a short time.
Mrs. Hazel Boyd, formerly of Hastings,
Neb., but who has been making this
city her home -for some time past, began,
through her. attorney, Mathew Qering, a
suit for separation from her husband,
Lester Boyd. She alleges that they were
married in Hastings in 1910 and that her
husband has deserted her.
COMMISSION TO LOOK INTO
FEASIBILITY OF PIPE LINE
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Oct. 15.-Speclal.) Governor
Morehead has named a commission to in
vestigate the feasibility of a $5,000,000 pipe
line to convey oil from Casper, WVo.. to
Omaha. The commission will serve with
out expense to the state.
Those named are Senator Jefferson
Bedford of Omaha, who Is boosting the
project; John L. McCague of Omaha,
State Engineer George E. Johnson, Prof.
O. V. P. Stout of the University of Ne
braska and George W. Woli of Fremont.
The commission was suggested by a res
olution passed In the 1915 legislature.
The line would be 600 miles long and
two feet In diameter and would follow
the line of the Platte river from the Cas
per oil fields to Omaha. Tap stations
would be established along the way.
GOVERNOR NAMES THREE
MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGES
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Oct. 15. (Special -Governor
Morehead today named the three munici
pal court Judges of Omaha, to conform
with an act of the last legislature. They
were: Robert W. Patrick, Richard C.
Hunter and A. M. Murdock. Mr. Hunter
was a member of the last legislature.
The statute does not clear'y specify
when the law becomes effective', but the
gorvernor made the appointments and will
let the legal profession of Omaha take
necessary steps to Interpret the meaning.
It a ma a dressei well and bebares
himself bis regrets will be few.
You will never regret an excursion
to th!s style-shop.
A suit of clothes makes a fellow
feel that bo Is glad to be alive In a
world that is offering Its plums to
Pick out a suit and pick a few
Suits and Overcoats
$16.50 and $25
"Make our $tor your $tore"
Wilcox & Allen
Exclusive Clothes for Men and
203 So. 15th St.. Near DouaUs.
l TO PAY FINE
Justice in Lincoln Upholds Mis
branding Law and Company
TEST FOR MOTHERS' PENSIONS
(From s Ftaff Correromien )
L'NOO' N. Oct. IS. tPpeclrl.)-F-r se l
Ing Hall's ca'srih rure snd c!lllnx It a
"cure" the Meier Drim cnranr rf Lin
coln has boen fined KiO rnl costs on a
complaint of the state pure food depot t
ment charging misbranding. The com
The case was tried In the Justice court.
The prosecution attempted to show that
the "cure" did not entln-lv remove the
cause of the disease. The defendant,
represented by Harry Thomson of Wash
ington. I. C, chief counsel for the Pro
prietary association, rompose.1 of tX)
companies, maintained that the medicine
waa sold under a reglsterei trademark,
"Hall's Catarrh Cure," and hence tho
company has a right to use It.
To Test Mother' Pensions.
The city leirnl detriment, under Mayor
Bryan's legal aid program, will f-ose-uto
In the district court the vase of Mrs. John
Miller, mother of six children, to whom
the county commissioners refuse to pay a
mother's pension as provided In an act of
the last legislature. The commissioners
have been disregarding the pension orders
Issued by the district court In every In
stance, waiting tor prosecution so the
legality of the law can be tested.
MUDDY ROADS DELAY
SCHOOL MOVIE GAME
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Oct 13. (Special.) The
special commission which was to have
taken pictures of Nebraska schools, to be
exhibited In eastern and southern states
and In Central and South American coun
tries, struck a bunch of muddy roads
and was unable to secure many of the
views It had planned.
Heavy rains In the southeastern part
of the state during the week made the
roads nearly Impassable and the commis
sion found Itself sadly handicapped. It
arrived too late to find the pupils at
the schools. Only a few views of rural
schools were taken.
Will Do You For You
It uill lift you out of the "Dont Care
6Va" improve yeur appearances, whick
in turn btget$ nf eonfidtnte. Tht knoiclidg that your
personal appearance are good mi your nihbor'
penera i tiat ambition to accompli big thingt tMt'cA
im all rsoojnut a tU foundation of ucces. Ik story
in nutthtU Drtiiing up gtale ucc4ii.
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SUITS - OVERCOATS
, A Little Better Than the Ordinary
You've read the flattering arguments in favor of KING-PECK
Clothes hundreds of times. Have you ever attempted to provo
them? We wish you would. We'll take a keen delight in
showing you this mighty assortment of worth-while Suits and
Overcoats. Tomorrow ought to bo a splendid time for a look
Top Coats $10 to $25
Right now, when th days and evenings are too chilly
to fro without a coat and the Overcoat Is entirely too
heavy. Is when the Top Coat emphasis Its useful
ness. A splendid showing of these practical, dressy
Coats awaits you here.
Avoid Chilly Fall Rains in
WATER PROOF COATS
Cemented Throughout find 8tem Vulcanized.'
Men, here's something new, something different,
something better in Raincoats. More practical and
far more dressy than the old sort.
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BOYS' EXTRA TR0USER SUITS
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H A HTl NtlTON, N. o., Oct. lfi.-cSlx-clal.)
The Carnegie library", recently
erected In this city, was formally opened
to the public Friday afternoon.
Superintendent C. L. Culler of the
Hartington High school spoke on !'The
History ot Our library." The di dilatory
address was delivered by Mayor Anton
Wats. Judge W. F. Bryant made an
address on "Books and Their Influence."
tjarge numbers of people attended the
opening exercises and were shown
through the building.
The library starts out with a large
number of books, many of which were
donated by the women of Hartington.
The Cedar County News has been sold
by R B. Hlrsohman to J. P. 0"Fuery of
Sioux City, the new proprietor taking
HALL DECLARES LACKS
AUTHORITY TO PAY
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Oct. 1 (Special. Admit
ting that he has $.ooo on hand collected
from fees due the Htate Fire conunlslon,
Ktate Treasurer Hall, In his answer to
the mandamus suit filed by lire Commis
sioner Rldgell to collect his salary and
expenses, declares that he has no author
ity to pay out the money without specific
The treasurer asks to have the suit dis
missed on these representations. There
Is now owing Rldgell's department JW1.21
for the month of September. On the ap
plication of Rldgell the supreme court Is
sued an alternative writ requiring the
treasurer to countersign the warrants or
show cause for not doing so. , No time,
has been fixed for the hearing of the
case on Its merits.
DENIAL MADE CHOLERA IS
RAGING INCITY OF KIEL
BERLIN, Oct 15. Reports that a sen
oua epldemlo of cholera Is rsglng at
Kiel, the German naval base, are denied.
It Is asserted that there were only three
cases, all til the same family. These
patients were Isolated and there Is no
danger of the disease spreading. The
Infection was brought from the eastern
NEW PROCr KS
Extra trousers at no extra
cost, and they double the life
of the suit. Here's head
quarters for the best in Boys'
We ean fit any boy from 6 to 18 years
of age in these splendid suits. Smart
Norfolk styles, lively patterns and dur
able wear and tear resisting fabrics.
Our Leadei Two
MANH.A. Ort. If.. Unvernnr tlcneral
Francis llurton Harrison, In his message
to (he legislature, descrl'cd the era In
the Philippine Islands preceding the be
ginning of the present administration In
Washington as rxtravngunt and careless,
while economies and reforms brought
about In 1!'M-15 he asserts have averted
bankruptcy and restored the stability of
the. treasury without' restricting neces
sary governmental activities.
Despite world-aide disturbances, the
message says, commercial conditions In
the Philippines are satisfactory, while
politically there Is harmony between
Americans and Filipinos, the latter show,
lug themselves Increasingly efficient un
der a greater measure of self-govern
The message adds that this democratic
experience Justified further extensions,
and that the Jones bill was defeated only
because there was not sufficient time for
Its consideration. The governor general
vald It was expected this measure would
be passed at the coming session of con
gress, and that Its passage was eagerly
The message recommends the continu
ance of emergency taxation, the estab
lishment of an Insular bank, government
aid in construction of sugar and copra
centrals and Inrger appropriation for
Vote Boxes Thrown
In Street as Guns
Begin to Vomit Fire
CHARLESTON, ". O., Oct. U.-The
crowd had gathered to get first news of
the derision of the committee which
would settle whether Trlstman T. Hyde
or John P. Grace had been elected mayor,
when the shooting started.
Sidney J. Cohen, the reporter who was
killed, met his death, as far as ran be
learned, when a pistol, for the possession
of which three men were struggling, was
discharged as Cohen was making hla way
to a window.
While the shooting was going on In the
committee room two or three ballot boxes
were thrown Into the street. Officers In
the room took charge of the twenty boxes
Within a short time after the shooting
"Heads Up""Dreis Up"
Top Off Your Good
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83.50 to SIO
YOrNG'H NKW VOHK 1IATH
MAMxUtY yiAI.ITV HATS
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KIMti-l'WK HI'KCIAL 1
Fancy Buck and Cloth
Evidence of their popularity Is ex
pntuted by mot every well dremted
fellow about town.
As always, this store is right on
the Job with the Topplest Shoe
Style of the Hour. How doea
Saturday suit you for a try on?
A , , ' ' '
Oovemer Manning at Columbia ordered
out two companies of mllllla and Inter
placed the entire Second regiment under
orders to be ready for any emergency.
Within a short time the two mllltla com
panies were marching to King and (Vorge
streets. An extra force of deputy sheriffs
quickly made their appearance. The
guardsmen, sheriffs and nearly the entire
police force remained on duty In that
section of the city during the afternoon.
Saloons were closed by order of Oovemor
Money Juggled in
Banks to Make the
Munday Books Jibe
MORRItf. III., Oct. 15. A story of how
money wsa quickly obtained from other
banks to boost the I Halle Street Trust
and Savings bank's cash to the point
necessary for the obtaining of a state
bank examiner's certificate, and of how
the loan waa almost Immediately re
turned, was told today at the trial of C.
H. Munday. who Is charged with conspi
racy with the enforced closing of the la
Salie Street bank,' by Charles O. Fox,
Junior vice president of the bank.
Fox Identified a cashier's check for
$'4,000, on which he said he obtained from
the Corn Exchange bank the currency
necessary to the Issuance of a slate bank
It has been charged that the same
check was used three times, one for each
of the three smaller Munday-Lortmer
The witness said Munday told him to
go for the money, which he would "not
have very long." He said he supposed
the money was counted by the bank ex
aminer. Fifteen minutes later, he said,
he was ordered to take the money back
to the Corn Exchange bank, which he
did. Fox. who was Indicted with Munday
on a similar charge, admitted on the
stand that he understood the Indictment
gainst him would not be pressed because
ef his testimony in behalf of the state.
WORK OF HOME MISSION TO
MAKE U. S. CHRISTIAN NATION
CHICAGO. Oct. 15. Delegates to the
convention of the laymen's Missionary
movement today listened to addresses
touching on greater efficiency In the work
of the Christian church in spreading the
"America Is the melting pot of the
world where people of every tribe, na
tion and race are being fused," said
Why You Should "Dress
Up" in King-Peck Clothes
There are a dozen reasone; we'll mention
but two. Firet, quality; next economy.
Tht KIXQ PECK QufiHtv Standard tliminlt$ all
qsuitionabl mirchandiM, no garment becomes a part of
our stocJfc until if hat passed trtry trading rquirrntnt
f thit itmndord. TAn, too, quality considered, KINO'
FECK OiOthtt art undtr-valutd from $3 to $S.00.
Hslss' BBTOnr ijM
y1qx& Masterpieces ofNl 31.
far HAND TAILORED . oW
SUITS and OVERCOATS
At Half tks Cet ef Tailored-to-Order Clotbet
It's just as natural for our Salesmen to become enthused when
showing these better Clothes as it is for you when you try them
on. Tho better styles, super Tailoring and Workmanship,
rich Fabrics and rare good Patterns make both Salesman and
Customer conscious of the fact that they aro dealing in the
High School Suits, W15
Style that were especially designed for young fellows
donning their first long pant Suits. Clothes with an
air of dignity, yet, boyish in appearances;, plenty of
nappy patterns make these High School Suits th
favorite with Omaha Youths.
Heed These Furnishing Hints
These are the days when a fellow's Dresser Drawers
seem fairly bare. ' So many things are needed for the
winter season. Belter replenish up about Saturday.
Street and Dress Gloves $1.15 to $2.5D
Fast color Negligee Shirts $1.00 to $2.50
New Plaited Shirts $1.50 to $2.50
Beautiful Neckwear, all styles. . . .50c to $3.50
Manhattan Man Made Silk Hose, guar. . .25c
Jersey Sweaters .$1.50 to $2.50
Heavy Sweater Coats $1.50 to $10
Greatest in the City, stocks
of Nationally Known Under
wear. Sizes for all Builds
of Men. Expert Salesmen to
Duofold Union Suits
at ....... .....SJ-fiO to S5.00
Vassar Union Suits
at $1.60 to $2.50
Vassar Silk and Wool Union Butts,
Riteslse Union Suits
at $1.00 to $1JJ0
Rlteslxe Wool Union 8ults
C o 1 1 on Shirts
at. 50c to $1.00
at $1.00 to $2.50
Charles R. Burton of New Tork, speaking
on the theme, "Needs and Opportunities
In the Home Field."
"The church must put the cross on this
crucible," continued the speslier, "It Is
the work of the home mlrslons to make
America a Christian nation."
The Chicago convention of the mission
ary movement la the first of a series of
Wilson to Spend
Next Summer at
the Shadow Lawn
WASHINGTON. Oct, .President
Wilson today derided to spend next sum-
; mer In New Jersey In the former home
of John A. McCnll at Elberon, near Long
I Branch. The estate, on which stands a
I magnificent house. Is known aa Shadow
Uwn, The president was offered the
free use of Shadow I .awn by a committee
which brought a letter from Governor
i Fielder. He Insisted, however, that he
' should pay rent 'and said that If the
i committee pleased It could give the
; money to charity.
j Governor Fielder, in Ms letter, urged
the president to spend next summer In
' New Jersey to receive the "glad tidings"
of his renomlnatlon. The president only
j smiled when that was mentioned.
When Mr. Wilson announced that he
would accept the Invitation he wae
warmly applauded and all the delegation
Insisted on shaking hands with him. His
acceptance means he will not return to
Harlakenden house, tho residence of
Winston Churchill at Cornish, N. H-,
which he has occupied each summer since
becoming president. The McCall mansion
Is not so seclude as Harlakenden house.
I but Is larger. Arrangements for turning
j It over to the president already have
' been made.
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already. Don't be a victim any longer.
The old reliable medicine, Hood'e
Barsaparllla, gives strength and tone to
the kidneys and builds up the whole
system. Get It today.-Advertlsement.
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