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TEH ROBBERS LOOT
EXPRESS" CAR SAFE
Katy Car Bobbed by Band of Men
in Oklahoma in a Moit
TBJJTTJIEN ABE TIED TO TREES
OKLAHOMA CITT, OV1.. Oct. 27.
A band of ten robbers held up Mis
souri, Kansas ft Texas passenger
train No. 9, southbound from Chi
cago to San Antonio, near Onapa,
about 2 a. tn. today, tied up the crew
with ropes, placed a guard over the
passengers and looted three express
cars. They held the train two hours
and went about their work with mil
itary precision. They sent back a
detachment, which stopped a freight
train coming up behind and placed
the freight crew under guard to pre
Panned by Officer.
Express officials refused to tell the
amount of kot taken t-y the robbers,
who escaped Into the woods andmarshes
In the vicinity of Onapa. and were
today being pursue by peace officers
of a doten countlee and hundred! of
cltlsens organised into posses. The train
robbed often carries large amounts of
money and securities.
Despite the robbers' methodical efforta,
their plans went awry, and they took
away the contents of only one safe.
Three other safes defied their attempts.
The men made no effort to molest mall
Member of Crew f'aptared.
The band. It Is Relieved, boarded the
train at Checotah. north of the scene
of the robbery. After passing Onapa, a
station without telegraphic facilities at
night, the train was In a sparsely set
tled territory near the Canadian river,
affording wild forests and marshes for
escape. Here the robbers climbed over
the baggage and mall cars Into the en
gine. They forced the engineer and fire
man to stop the train. They routed the
oonducter from the passenger coaches
and the other members of the crew from
baggage and express cars. All were lined
up by the track. Some of them were
tied to trees while members of the gang
Work was then begun on the express
afes. Three safes proved Impregnable
and were abandoned. After five charges
of nitroglycerin wars exploded the fourth
aafa was opened.
Puring tbls time probably a dosen
shoU were, fired by the robbers, but ex
cepting a brakeman, who was wounded
In the finger when he tried to escape,
bo one waa hurt.
When the loot had been parked away
the robbers thanked the train crew,
wished them good night and left
' Work Mke Tralnraea.
Ail the ear of trained railroad men
were exercised to prevent wrecks. Un
doubtedly aware that they were on the
main line they sent guards toth to the
front and the rear to flag any train
that might approach. It was this cau
tion that led to the stopping of a freight
train In the rear and eventually to the
spreading of the alarm of the robbery.
The robbers guarding the frelsht train
craw were foiled by the engineer, who
escaped and ran seven mllea to Checotah.
where be summoned asslstanos. Before
officials could reach the spot all the
band aad fled. .
Nothing of Vain Taken.
ST. LOUIS, Mo.. Oct ZI.-C. n. Bum
tiey, general manager of the Southern
division of the American Express com
pany, aald nothlsg of value was In the
safe which was blown by the men -who
robbed the Missouri, Kansas A Texss
train In Oklahoma early today. lie aald
he bad been Informed that the robbers
took a package of claim vouchers and
Haggin's Runners to
Go Under Hammer
U5XINGTON. Ky., Oct. n.-Elmendorf,
the (,000-acre estate of ths late James B.
Haggtn, will pass out of existence as a
breeding establishment here tomorrow
when tha Bullions. Ballot, Sain and Hes
sian, with Sixty-eight brood mares and
thirty-one yearlings, will go under ths
Probably tha horse that will attract the
most Interest at the sale will be Ballot
son of Voter, the famous sprinter of fif
teen or twenty years ago. Ballot, a better
horse than his sire because he could sus
tain his splendid speed over any distance.
waa bred by the late James R. Keens at
Castleton stud here. . During his racing
career, which extended over four years,
during which time he raced In England
as well as In tha United States, ha earned
for Mr. Keens the substantial sum of
tUO.tOS. He was a winner of the Subur
ban handicap at Bheepshead Bay and sev
nteen other races, all fixtures at that
time of tha American and English turf.
Sain Is probably better known as a sirs,
while Hessian stands extremely high In
the list ef winning sires during tha last
Elmendorf cams Into existence In 1837
when Mr. Haggtn purchased the old Swig
art farm, several miles outside of this
city. At that time he was Interested In
breeding thoroughbred horses In the
Rancho Del Paso ranch tn California, but
at the time be gave up his ranch In 1W6
bs sold all of h's horses there at auction,
purchasing the most desirable of the lot
Mr. HaxKln during the early "Wa Im
ported a number of celebrated stallions
trorn England and the antipodes, and the
sale tomorrow Includes a number of
horses which trace their lineage to these,
although at the time the anil-racing bill
was passed in New York Mr. Hagglu
shipped a large number of his horses to
MINISTERIAL SITUATION I
IN FRANCE TRANSFORMED!
PARIS. Oct. rr.-The ministerial sltua-!
tlon tn France has undergone a new j
transformation, according to tho Temps, !
whkh says It is knowa that for some 1
days tlie question of readjustment has '
been under consideration as an incldant
to ths selection of a new minister of;
foreign affairs to suooeed If. Delcesae. '
Premier Vivian! laaa bean iniaKed In I
consultation with various leader In both
chambers of larluuntnt with a view to
such a readjustment, ths newspaper de
clares. Oritur nam ( Ordrra.
WABHINUTO.V. Oct. r.-4Rpctal Tele
gram NibrajtKa prnsluiia gianlcd: Net
tio K. HollenUrvk, Krtniunt, U; klanr U
&lorun, Kearney, t'l-
cujin Lttkit puciufflces discontinued:
I'aji.jutt, Irrklit t'ounly. mail to Vlruol.
i!iiu:, 4ydj county, mall to i'eno.
J ir.es F Htinpenn has been appointed
aci-Unuter at t'ailfomla, liMriiaou coumy,
Zwea, nC timtr irnULu, reaigucd.
Welcome to Our
GETS RAP FROM
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eligible with Federal Reserve bank, is
In fact the bank's reserve," and predicted
that "a new era Is drawing, which means
better service than ever before."
The speaker endorsed the soil and
topographical survey of the state, which
has been started by Dr. Condra of the
university, and urged a state appropria
tion for the completion of this wonderful
and beneficial work, which would be of
universal value to bank patrons and prop
Memorial for II. T. Yates.
The memorial hour for Henry T. Yates,
late president of the Nebraska National
bank of Omaha, was one of the principal
features of the afternoon. Resolutions
were Introduced by a special committee
consisting of J. T. Tronery, 8, K, War
rtck and P. L, Hall. Eulogies were pro
nounced by ex-Senator Joseph It. Mil
yard of Omaha, Dean Tancock of Omaha
and Dr. P, L. Hall of Lincoln.
Eight hundred bankers from all over
the stats were In attendance the first
dsy. This Is the best attended conven
tion aver held by the association. Good
crops, good conditions, and a good time
of year for holding the convention, as
well as ths masterly system employed by
Secretary Hughes and his offers force,
are said to be responsible for ths espe
cially large attendance.
(Oonlntusd trom Page Ons.)
region of La Courtlne, where heavy
fighting has been In progress for soma
time for possession of the Oerman
salient. Tha war office announced today
that this attack bad been defeated. The
"To the south of Loos our aeroplanes
drove back and dispersed by their fire
strong patrols of the enemy. '
"In tha Champagne In the course of
tha night ths Germans attempted a new
attack against our trenches at Lacour
tlma. . This attack was checked by our
infantry fire and machine guns and
"The night was calm on tha rest of
For Defense Only
NEW HAVEN. Conn., Oct CT.-The Na
tional Council of Congregational Churches
today placed on record Its belief that
armaments In the United States should
not be greater than adequate national
defense requires. The president and
members of congress were asked to
recugntse this principle and urged to bend
their energiea toward working out In co
operation with other governments, a plan
fur International organisation that will
Attention, All Members of
Nebraska State Bankers' Ass'n
We cordially invite you to take a rido in a
Pierce-Arrow car while you are in Omaha.
. Our "48" demonstrator is at your service
and we want you to accept this opportunity
to more closely acquaint yourselves with the
king of them all -The Pierce-Arrow.
STEWART-T00ZER MOTOR CO.,
2048-50-52 Farnam St
PHONE DOUQ. 138.
ALSO DISTRIBUTORS OF CHALMERS CARS.
City, Mr. Banker
FORMES OMAHA PASTOR HERE
TO TALK TO BANKERS.
REV. WILLARD SCOTT.
render a recurrence of war Impossible.
Ths resolution, together with ons
adopted earlier In the day, appealing to
the president to do something to stop tha
Armenian atrocities, will ba carried to
Washington by a committee of five to be
named tomorrow. Rev. Dr. H. H. Dewey
of Minneapolis proposed this method, so
that "resolutions will le considered with
all the seriousness accompanying their
Intent and adoption, and will not find
lodgment In an official 'wastebaskst'."
Cm Tbs Boa's "Bwappsr" column.
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THIRTY FOURTH STREET
AT PARK AVENUE
conveniently situated hotel
In New York
Thirty-third Street Subway
WALTON H. MARSHALL
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First Mayor of
Denver, is Dead
EXCBLBIOK "FRINGS. Mo., Oct. 17.
Colonel John C. Moor, pioneer news
paper editor and first mayor of Denver,
Colo., died here early today at the ham
of his son. He was M years old. Death
was due to paralynla.
O'lonel Mnore was the first editor
and one of the founders of the old Kan
sas City Times. He went to Colorado In
187 and a little later founded the Denver
Mountaineer. He also was the founder
Of the I'ueblo' Ire s. ,
When the civil war broke out Colonel
Moore, dismantled the Denver Moun
tnlnerr and Joined the south In the strug
gle. In fit. Ixuls county. Mlneourl, he re
cruited 800 men and moved them south
Into Arkansas. He served through the
greater part of the war on the staff of
General M arm duke, with tne rank of
colonel. Later he was Judsro advocate
general for the district of Arkansas for
Man Who Agreed
to Slug Millionaire
for Pay Convicted
PITTSBURGH, Pa.. Oct 17. A Jury In
criminal court here today returned a ver
dict of guilty against William Dowers of
Washington, D. C, who was tried In con
nection with an assault upon T. Franklin
Schneider, a wealthy candy manufacturer
of that city, In a hotel here last June.
Thomas O. Forney, Schneider's son-in-law,
testified yesterday that he had
agreed to pay Bowers and two other men
HMO to "put Schneider out of commis
Forney, ItfoHenry and II. C. Carlisle,
already had pleaded guilty to their part
In the conspiracy against Schneider.
Four Shells Explode
Near King George
PARIS, Oct. 71. S:04 p. m.) Four
shells exploded only 200 yards from King
eOorge of England and President Poln
care of France during their visit to the
front yesterday, according to a Temps
correspondent, back of tha firing line.
The king and tho president, with tha
Prince of Wales and General Joffre, says
the dispatch, had taken a point of obser
vation, when a German battery fired two
heavy salvos, resulting In the explosion
of shells near the official party.
Texas Banker Shot
by Robber is Dead
AUSTIN. Tex., Oct tf.-Robert II.
Helnats, bookkeeper of the First Na
tional bank at Marble Falls, shot lata
yesterday by a robber who looted that
bank, died today. No trace of tha robber
has been found.
when you appoint the
Peters Trust Company
a8 your Executor. "We
have the Permanency,
Resources, Ability and
Experience that enable
us to act in this capacity
with the utmost reliabil
ity and efficiency.
Consult us freely.
By RANDALL PARRISH
of love and
S one of the great
est of American
It tells of early days
in the great Middle
West when the in
trepid La Salle, and
his faithful friend
Tonty, were blazing
the way for civiliza
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A. C. McCLURG & CO. Publishers
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MORE FOUND GUILTY
UPON LIQUOR CHARGES
TBCTVamH, Neb., Oct T7.-PvrUl
Telegram.) The Jury In the Johnson
county district court here today found
Herman Stelnkuhler, Sterling saloon
keeper, guilty of charges of selling liquor
to minors. He was tried on one Indict
ment of twenty counts and was found
guilty on nineteen of the counts. An
other Indictment of sixteen counts hangs
over Mm. Stelnkuhlera attorney an
nounced that be would file a motion for
a new trial.
A Jury was secured tonight to try E.
E. Cathcart. a Teeumseh druggist, on the
charge of selling bitters, an alleged In
toxicant. The case of the state of Nebraska
against Oeorge F. Dorsch on a forgery
rBlOMPSONBELDEN & (5.
The Store for
Omaha's charming and
popular store within a
store. An attractive sec
tion where it's a pleas
ure to spend a few min
utes looking at the new
blouses, petticoats or the
kimonos and negligees.
39c, Regularly 50c
Fancy Boudoir Caps,
combinations of lace
and ribbons, colors pink,
light blue, lavender and
Third Floor. '
Only a Small
or Player Piano
During This Gigantio
Money Saving Sale of
High Grade New Pianos
Purchased by us at 30
cents on the dollar.
$375 Pianos at $178
$365 Pianos at $155
Every Piano Sold With
a Bona Fide Guarantee.
Free StoolFree Scarf.
Terms to Suit.
Note: These World
Famous New and Used
Pianos and Player
$500 Weber. Upright. 8125
)300 roster, Upright, $130
$S 50 Chicago Cottage,
3T5 Steger & Sons,
$215 Small. Upright.. $50
$300 Schmoller ft Muel
ler, Upright 81 SO
$550 Steinway. Up..450
$400 Jepson, Up W1G."
$600 Weber, Upright, 8300
$600 Steger & Sons,
$760 Steinway, Up..g(J50
$$50 Wagner, Up...S115
$550 Steger ft 8ons,
$1,100 Chlckertng &
.Sons, Graad .8105
$1,160 8telnway, Or.. $450
$450 Schubert Player
$550 Playatone Player
$50 Oerhardt Player
1311.13 Farnam St.
Oldest Piano House la the
charge will coma up before this week Is
UNION REVIVAL MEETINGS
BEING HELD AT DORCHESTER
DORdrBSTER. Neb., Oct IT. ("pe-
elst ) This town Is In tha beginning of a
union revival campaign. Great crowds
are attending and bearing sermons and
lectur s from the evangelist Rev. Floyd
John Evans of Chicago. Nearly 200 con
versions and reconsecratlons has been re
corded the first week. Relegations from
neighboring towns are attending Many
other Nebraska towns expect to keep this
evangelist busy In union efforts this
Thnaaanrf Dollars for Porker.
AURORA, Neb., Oct r. (Special Tele
gram. ) At a sale held here this afternoon
of T. W. Gavttt's Poland-China hogs a
A Presentation of Autumn's
Most Exclusive Silks
and Dress Goods
To every one of the thousands of women interested
in New Silks and Dress Goods we extend this in
vitation to visit these sections, to enjoy and profit
by the display of lovely new fabrics.
A Review of Silki
To staple Bilks honors hav
boon accorded: Soft Satins,
Crepes, Messallnei, Mar
quisettes, Chlffoa Taffetas,
Georgette Crepes, Chlffoa
Failles. Nearly all of these
silks are duplicated la black,
which promises to be very
fashionable daring the late
Autumn and Winter.
gran, sszas nrtrtvn mnr raoox.
' OTIS SHOES
The New Fall and Winter
models present an array of
fine footwear. The best and
most interesting ever offered
to Omaha women.
fine materials, careful,
Sorosis Shoes axe Priced
See our latest window display.
It's well worth while.
By special arrangement with
eight of the leading moving
picture theaters THE BEE Is
enabled to gtre Its readers a
combination coupon good for'
free admission to any one
of them on days specified.
In Sunday's Bee
Where the Omaha Bee
FARM AM THEATRE
ARBOR rVT PALACE
"m TOOK rSaVTSCT" u
Oeo. M. Ooaaa's Mystery rsxee
to Dald Pate"
A M-OO Vrodaetioa at sttook Moss.
Mats, ISo, asei 8 So, SOo, SOo
BA V ft TODAY, TOMORROW
W I U SATURDAY
GREAT DOUBLE BILL
"The Woman Next Door"
A Drama of Pathos and Passion With
IK EXE KEN WICK, Also
THE LITTLE TEA8E With
Lesvdiag Man of "THE BIRTH OP
Sunday for Four Days: The Popular
FRANCIS X. BlbHHAN
record pries for this section waa made.
One hog was sold to W. J. Graham of
Howard Lake. Minn., for 11.000.
Raveaaa. Creamery Does Well.
LOUP CITT, Neb., Oct 17. (Special.)
Loup City branch of the Ravenna
creamery has, sine the first of March,
last, churned 390 times with an average
output of W0 pounds of butter to tha
churning. The total number of pounds
produced Is 1CT.00O. It has nearly all been
sold to a Boston firm at 90 cents Pt
pound. This totals the receipts at I9,lfl0,
which has been distributed among the
farmers and laboring men of this lo
cality. tTso The Bee's "Swapper" column.
Movemeats of Oresa Steamers.
Port. ArrtTaS. Rilled.
KWW TOPIC Cajwrta J Touralna.
FAl.MOt'TH Mm Anwrfn.
HONO KO.NO ShlnUra Maru.
The New Dress Goods
This Is a season of practical
weaves aad serviceable col
ors: African Brown, Navy,
Rubs Green and Black, being
preferred. The new broad
cloths In dark, rich autumn
tones are beautiful. Then,
too, there are many attrac
tive cloths in plaids and
stripes for Misses' and Chil
DAISY CAREY & CO.
Za a Comedy Drama Bkatoh
"THE MOVIE FAN J
Bits of Vusloal Oomsdy
SHAW AND LEE
Xooantrlo Monga aad Xanosa.
ROYAL HUSSAR GIRLS
Oa a psolal Bstnrn Zngarsrasnt
rrsssat a Hnrrah of Musto
tlx Xnslosi Matdsns Trom
"THE OUTER EDGE"
ololortoal Drama, with
air . WaltbaU and
He lones both wealth
and position by his
habit and cravinar for
flruirs. After pawning
every possession to sat
isfy his cravlnrs he re
turns to his lodgings to
end It all. Here he
meets the woman whose
love prompts him to
flrht down iha habit
and redeorm himself.
Bitr assorted Vrorram.
rldayi Mile. PetrOT la
tb Osir High Clus Vmdavill Circuit.
Psily SHI t:ii. Kr,ry Night.
..... . , . . . I Otbr Aott thl. wMk: Th.
WILLIAM Melcn, Jack Allsiss 4
ivnnrtm 1 Kiu. It. O.ud.mldti.
Four Malodlous 'S.pa,
Flrlss WarsU Duo, OrptMiim Trsni W.U7.
SYIom: stiloe Glir)r. lte; bMt mis t
wvt Saturte suS Uiuwiaj. sh. Klhl jug, its,
IHm SB4 It.
"Ij;.;- Rosej Posej Girts ."i
As ATKUaeb wt B.autr. Waslth n 8plndor.
"1M Rdmtloa Club." Ul( Broadwtr h.rl
wt CaltUiliM. Onli Muaiol tibow la Town.
OarsMM BtMtrtaal NonlUaa. Basuiy Ckoru el as.
Zsvdlssf Disss Hatliise Week Days.
limn Ooattaaous 11 a. m. to
lilrr 11 P. so. Ail seats loo.
S s s s Afteraooa and irrenlns.
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