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FROM WEST COAST
Secretary of Board of Agriculture
Finds Koad Making at Its Best
NEBRASKA IDEAS IN IDAHO
(From a Stuff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Nov. (Special.) Secre
tary William It. Mellor of the Btate
Hoard of Agriculture, and Mrs. Mellor
have returned from a trip to Ran Fran
cisco and other points along the Paclfta
oast and to places of Interest between
Lincoln and the western cities.
Mr. Mellor says people of Nebraska
who are Interested in good roads In
this state ought to take a few pointers
from California, where they have road
making down to an almost perfect con
dition and the roads there are in fine
They stopped off at Boise, Idaho, on
mir return nome ana visited with Mr.
-"""Wendershot, former president of the Ne-
orasaa state rair. air. Hendershot was
tecently elected secretary of the Idaho
tale fair and the 1915 exhibition was
his first attempt. It was a success In
every way, the first time that the Idaho
fair has been made to pay as a con
sequence the people there feel Mr.
Hendershot is the whole thing and If
it wasn't for losing him they might run
Mm for governor.
The secret of the success was due to
the fact that Mr. Hendershot put a few
Nebraska Ideas into tho" scheme and with
his Nebraska push the fair Just had
to van out on the right side of the
Mr. Mellor witnessed aeroplane flights
by Peterosky. The man could not talk
Knglish, but he could fly In several dif
ferent dialects. His most spectacular
flights were male like a cockscrew,
twisting around as ho made a straight
slight through the air. Mr. Mellor may
make an effort to secure him for the
Nebraska fair the coming year if the
cockscrew artist decides to remain in
this country and continue his exhibitions.
Attorney General Reed denies the pub
lished statements that the State Insur
ance board has recalled its former decla
ration about enforcing the electrlcitv
yause In fire Insurance policies. He says
nat the resolution of the board will stand.
but that the board has come to the con
clusion that it has no authority over what
kind of stipulations are made In riders
attached to Insurance policies.
"If the insurance companies can make
a special agreement with the party In
sured covering electricity, then that Is a
deal directly between the two and we
have no Jurisdiction over that kind of an
agreement attached in the form of a
rider." said the attorney general this
Pardon Board to Meet.
The Btate Pardon board will meet to
morrow at the penltnetiary. Bo far therer
has been no applications made to the
board for pardons or cutting down of sen
tences, but the board expects to have the
usual number of men before them asking
Donrln Quarantine Lifted.
The State Live Stock Sanitary board
has lifted the quarantine on horses,
mules and such animals which has been
on because of the dourlne trouble in
northwestern , counties, passing the fol
lowing resolution at their last session:
It la hereby ordered by the Nebraska
Live otoek Sanitary board that the order
of this board of August 1, liLi, designated
as quarantine order No. , which pro
hibits the movement of stallions, mares,
mara mules. 1aka m nr formats 1 VAn tlA
or over from the counties of Blaine,
v-nerry, urant, Hooker and Thomas, of
the state of Nebraska except upon test
inauo as proviuea, is hereby revoked.
V Luff Will Have His
I T-r TTT -i
AURORA. Neb., Nov. 8. (Special.) Not
in many years has interest in Hamilton
county attached to an assault case as it
has in the Nelson-Luff case, near Mar
quette. Few men and no women In the
county are without expressed opinions as
to the guilt or Innocence of Fred Luff,
who is charged with the assault of Nels
Luffs preliminary hearing takes place
Deiore the county Judge next Wednesday,
and it seems probable that the court
room will be packed with Danes and
Swedes from Kronberg and Marquette.
Luff is a Dane and Nelson is a Swede.
Miss Mary Peterson of Marauette will
probably be the principal witness for the
state, bht la the young woman who was
fceing courted by both Luff and Nelson
She is reported to have told the officials
that L,urr had made threats against Nel
son in her presence.
When Luff was shot in the back of the
head a few nights later, the theory was
advanced that both Nelson and Luff had
been the victims of some one of the nu
merous admirers of the young woman.
CUSHMAN C. HALL FILES
APPEAL IN HIGH COURT
(From a Staff CDrmmnnt
LINCOLN, Nov. 8. (Special.) Cuahman
C. Hall, found guilty in the district court
or Douglas county of selling hog cholera
serum without having an uncancelled,
unexpired government veterinary license,
and fined 150 nad costs, has appealed to
the state supreme court
DAMAGE SUIT ORDERED
SENT TO FEDERAL COURT
FAinBVRT, Neb., Nor. a (Pneclal
Telegram.) Judge I M. Pemberton of
Beatrice this afternoon ordered the case
of Delia t'nderdown, administratrix.
against the Burlington railroad, for $.10,000
damages for the death of William C.
Underdown, wha was killed ty a pas
senger train December 14, 1914, at Ash
land, transferred to federal court at Lin
coln, where It will be tried.
The will case of Maria A. P-lauser. In
volving SoO.OOO property, appealed from
probate court, will come up for hearing
A large number of Important criminal
and equity rases will take up the atten
tion of this term of court.
Mole from Beatrice.
BEATU1CK. Neb., Nov. . (Special.)
Mrs. K. A. Stevenson, a pioneer of this
city, died Saturday afternoon, the date
being her seventieth birthday anniversary.
She la survived by her husband and four
Mrs. E. O. Drake of this city, who was
elected supreme president of the P. E. O.
at Los Angeles recently, arrived home
Saturday evening. A party of members
from the local chapter met her at Plck
rell in automobiles and escorted her to
Beatrice, where an informal reception
was held In her honor.
The Beatrice poultry show will be held
December 6-10, inclusive. Adam Thomp
son of Missouri will score the birds. Julius
Naumann is president and D. 8. Whtt-
comb -secretary of the local association.
The school of Miss Anna Stroh near
Wymore has been closed for a few days
because of .in outbreak of scarlet fever.
Jiotes from Madison.
MADISON, Neb., Nov. 8. (Special.)
The body of I. B. Potter, formerly a resi
dent of Madison, but at the time of death
a resident of Council Bluffs, was In
terred in Crownhill cemetery this after
noon by the side of his father. Mr.
Potter died at Omaha of Brlghts
disease. He was a member In good
standing of the Koyal Highlanders of this
city and carried J'2,000 life Insurance.
William Zessla's automobile collided
with a herd of cattle belonging to Dlneen
& Maher, west of Madison, Saturday
morning. The automobile'1 turned turtle
and was considerably damaged and the
leg of one crow was broken. Fortunately
Mr. Zessin come out of the wreck with
Soldier's Case Pat Over.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb.. Nov. 8. (Spe
cial Telegram.) When the injunction
case of William. Kearney against Com
mandant Walsh of the Soldiers' home
came up In the court today an adjourn
ment was agreed upon. The case Is the
one in which Kearney appealed to the
law against the commandant's determina
tion to discharge him from the home.
Kearney Is alleged by the commandant to
have an Income of about 85 per day, and
that others more needy are waiting for
his room and maintenance.
PRAIRIE FIRE IN
Area Twenty Miles Long; and Four
Miles Wide Burned Over Sun
RANCH BUILDING DESTROYED
NORTH PLATTE. Neb., Nov. .-(Special
Te'egram.) Thousands of dollars'
worth of hay In stacks and many farm
buildings were destroyed In a pralsle fire
Sunday evening which swept a path four
miles wide and twenty-five miles long.
The fire started eighteen miles south of
this city from lightning at the Qriffeth
and Latimer ranches near Dickens. At
the William Sole ranch 100 tons of hay
were consumed. Telephone warnings In
advance of the fire prevented loss of life.
The fire traveled at a rapid rate due to
the high northwest wind which was Wow
ing at the time. Hundreds from miles
around turned out to fight the fire. The
fire menace Just now Is great because of
the large amount of dried vegetation In
western Nebraska and the long period of
MAN UNHURT BY FALL
OF SEVENTY FEET
GUERNSEY, Wyo.. Nov. 8. (Special.)
"Some "drop," laconically remarked B.
Grosskopf today as he scrambled out of
the North Platte river after having fallen
seventy feet from th new Burlington
bridge which Is being constructed here.
Ten minutes later, having changed his
clothes, he was back at work at the point
from which he had fallen. Grosskopfs
escape from death or injury Is doubly
remarkable because he fell through a
mate of timbers without striking any
and because he managed to scramble out
of the river, which Is very deep and
swift, although he cannot swim a stroke.
He struck the water 100 feet from shore
and Is unable to account for his success
In reaching the bank.
Dies After Anto Accident.
LEIGH. Neb., Nov. 8. (Special Tele
gram.) Clarence Nichols, a son of F. N.
Nichols, died thta morning as a result
of injuries sustained In an auto upset
yesterday. The car was driven by Den
nls Hunt and upset at a corner two
miles south of town Sunday noon. Hunt
escaped with only a few scratches, but
Nichols was hurt internally and died
Tabic ItocU Store RnhkpJ.
TABLE. ROCK. Neb., Nov. 8. (Special.)
A very bold robbery occurred here Sat
urday night about o'clock. O. D. Tlb
bets, who keeps a store at the southeast
J Corner of the square, was alone in his
store, when a couple of strangers, for
e gners, thought to be Japanese or Ital
ians, entered and hile one of them en
gaged the attention of Mr. TiDbets by try
ing to buy a pair of socks, the other
slipped behind the counter, opened the
cash drawer, and abstracted $26, after
which they made their escape. Mr. Tlbbeta
Immediately rushed out of the store and
gave i he alarm.
LEIGH. Neb., Nov. 8.-(Special Tele-gram.)-The
saloons of Aaron Henny and
fllans Siemsen were entered last night
and robbed. At the former place the
looters got $15. and at the Utter place, $5.
Golden Wedding; at Table Rock.
TABLE ROCK, Neb., Nov. 8. (Special.)
The golden wedding anniversary of Cap
tain and Mrs. R. P. Jennings was cele
brated here nt their residence Saturday,
open house being kept fiom 2 to till S
p. m. and a general invitation extended
to all. The 'knot" was retied by Rev.
A. B. Chadwick. The Jovial captain and
his wife have lived in Table Rock and
vicinity or forty-three years.
Bcottsblnff Defeats Alliance.
SCOTT'S BLUFF. Neb., Nov. a (Spe
cial.) Alliance High school matched
forces With the local high school on the
gridiron at Athletlo park Friday after
noon and went down before the locals to
the score of 60 to (. The Scott's Bluff
team has issued a challenge to North
Platte, Lexington, Kearney and Grand
Farmer Loses Barn by Fire.
BEATRICE, Neb., Nov. 8.-8peclal
Telegram.) The barn of Harry Wylle,
eleven miles southwest of Beatrice, was
destroyed by fire. Four head of horses
and considerable hay and grain was
burned. Last winter Mr. Wylle' barn
was destroyed and eight head of horses
A "For Sale" ad will turn second-hand
furniture into cash.
FORCE OPEN SAFE AND
TAKE $137 THEREFROM
Burglar i gained entrance to the Meal
Cement company's offices, at 1TO8 Cum
ing street, and after forcing the sjrfe.
made away with $137 In cash.
The home of K. L. Potter. 3426 Haw
thorne avenue, was also visited by
burglars, who secured Jewelry and old
coins to the value of $100.
Union Men on Rose
Building Walk Out
Over Nonunion Man
Carpenters, bricklayers, lathers. Iron
workers, plasterers, and union men in
all trades to the number of eve ral dosen
went on strike Monday on the Job of con
structing the Him Realty building at
Sixteenth and Farnam streets, because
the man running one of the hoisting en
gines is a nonunion man. They demand
that a union man be employed In this
John Hart Is the general contractor.
I'p to late this afternoon no agreement
had teen reached. Several disputes
among the union and nonunion men
nearly brought them to blows. Superin
tendent Olson of the contracting firm
said the same young man had been run
ning the hoisting engine for a long time,
and that the union men had frequently
threatened to strike If a union man were
The scale demanded by the union for
hoisting engineers Is 63 cents an hour.
No Formal Banquet
for Senator Burton
The expression prevails in certain
quarters that the republicans will tender
a banquet to Senator Burton Wednesday.
This Is a mistake. In the evening former
Senator Joseph H. Millard will give n
dinner at his house to Senator and Mrs.
Burton, and has invited only Miss Janet
Wallace and W. M. Burton, re'atlves of
the guest, to Join the dinner ptrty.
The noonday luncheon tendered by the
Commercial club to Senator Burton will
be largely attended by republicans from
various parts of the state.
The afternoon reception and evening
meeting at the Fontenelle hotel are open
to the public.
ATTEMPTS TO JUMP FROM
WINDOW 0NJHIRD FLOOR
Margaret Rppa. residing at the Bpps
hotel," was brought to police headquarters
for safekeeping and a charge of "de
mented" was filed against her. Accord
ing to employes of the hotel she at
tempted to throw herself from a third
story window when suffering from the
delusion that there was a man In her
room threatening her.
-Very Benevolently Xeotrnl.
LONDON, Nor. $. M. Skouloudls. the
new Greek premier, has declared his In
tention of observing an attitude of very
benevolent neutrality toward the entente
Ben A. Brewster, formerly of the staff
of The Bee and now editor of the Chad
ron Chronicle, one of Nebraska's livllest
newspapers. Is spending a few days in
Turk Fights Like
(Correspondence of the Associated Tress.)
LONDON, Nov. 1. An enthusiastic trib
ute to the Turk as an honorable fighter
comes In a letter frim an Australian offi
cer to relatives In Ixwdon.
"The Australians will hear nothing said
against the Tuik," he writes. "I want to
warn you against the tales of Turkish
atrocities In Oalllnoll or elsewhere. Wo
know all about the Turk. Haven't we
rr.ught against him for months? Me may
be a colored In ridel, but he fight, like i
Christian gentleman. One cf our fellows
went out to get a Turk snipe-. Some
thing went wrong and the Turk got him.
But he put up a good fluht b.tnlnat Lum
bers, and the Turks were -i pleaded with
him that they dressed his wounds and
gave him a bottle of wine and water i rd
sent him back to us."
The same officer remarks that at first
the Knglish Indian troops regarded the
Australian troops with contempt and con
sidered It almost undlginirted to be asked
to fight alongstdo them. "The Gurkha
bucked when they were first put beside
us," he says. "They said that wo weje
not trained soldlerj and that It was net
fair to have to tight with ia Then we
got Into a charge together, and now they
admiringly rail vi the white Gurkhas."
MATT GERING TO SPEAK
AT THE ELKS' MEMORIAL
The Elks' annual memorial will be
held at the Orpheum theater the forenoon
of Sunday, December 5. Matthew Gerlng
Otto Ollck's 0.-0. Shoe Stcre,
W. O. W. Il,
aii the Men's
Shoes that the
O-O store sold for
$1 66 and IS 00, all
styles and f r
patterns, J) A I II I
pair . . . . w '
All the Men's
SS.M and up
f if YAA
Indigestion. One package
proves it 25c at all druggists.
- a ' irtrw a - - ' w
"As I teas going to St Ives
J met a man with seven wives."
Fatrbnrr Hlh School Teacher 4nlts,
FAIRBURT, Neb., Nov. . (Special.)
Miss Minnie Pence, a high school teacher,
has handed in Jier resigatlon to the school
board and will be married In the near
future to William R. Currey of Lewis,
Kan. The announcement was made at
the home of another high school teacher.
llae Rea-wlar Bowel Mov
r Take Dr. King's New Life
j VavA rittllv uiv
a Pill, rnwut
have a daily, easy movement of the
bowels. Cure constipation. Only 25c. All
Use The Bee's "Swapper" Column.
iW&n With Small Watery Pim
ples. Spread Around Feet. At
Might Restless From Scratching,
HEALED BY CUTICURA
SOAP AND OINTMENT
"I was afflicted with ecsema on my toes
for two or three years. It began with small
watery pimples and caused Intense itching.
coon it began to spread
around my feet. Sometime
my stockings would rub my
feet when I was walking,
and then my feet would hurt
Tory much. At night I
would be restless because at
scratching my feet when I
"I Used Bain aiut
but without success. Then I began
Cuticura Hnan and Ointnuni whih
soon gave relief and In a short time I was
completely well." (Signed) Miss Elisabeth
Jacobs. 831 8. Clay St.. Troy, Ohio. Jan. 6,'16.
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will deliver the address. A. W. Jef'eris
of Omaha lodge delivers the memorial
address that day for Nebraska City Indge.
Threo Belgians Are
Sentenced to Death
AM8TFRPAM (Vlt IndnO, Nov. .
A dispatch from Prusse's by way of
"A field court martial has sentenced
to death three Polglans and condemned
nothrr to twelve ye. its' nnm l-iotimont.
Slnre rohruary, I?I5, the condemned had
noted all military transports proceeding
to and returning from the front along
two railway lines, which Information
they communicated to the nlllcs. The
entenccs were confirmed and executed."
Vse The Hoe's "Swapper" Column.
Movements of llrrnn ateamera.
P"M. ArrlvM P.IUa.
NKW YORK Ta..rmln Dwlnnk.
NKW YHHK OarltiM
1 KANSAS STOCEt RANCH
Groat hog and rattle ranch. "60 acres growing allnlfa Irrlgattnn not
necessary, two a(T"a bottom (m land Inn overflow I. 1,200 acres In pas
ture i'.cumI Improvements. Two nets of bullilliiKS. Ahiimlatice of go.xl
water. t'nnMiiriahln tlmiwr near lnillillngs. I own the ranch and wish to
get 'n touch dtr t with purchaser, not real estHte aents. Host eijulpnod
ranch In Khium at a very low price; will sacrifice for nulck sale. Vant
aonie ri.sh, could tal e good eastern Kansas or Missouri farm land as part
pay ami reasonable mortgage. Talk business In first letter.
B. M. KUIIN, BLOOMINGTON, ILL.
Wk but not one cent for
i! tribute-" jt&J&
The ringing words of Pinckney, more than a
century ago, will be echoed in the 64th Congress
which convenes in WASHINGTON in December.
Not since the Civil War has Congress been
called, upon for such vast appropriations as it will
be this winter.
More than $500,000,000 will be asked for the
Navy to be used In the next five years. Millions more
for the Army and more millions for the Panama Canal
and general preparedness.
It will be a busy winter in WASHINGTON!
Big Bums accomplish Wg thinp.
The BALTIMORE & OHIO spent
' $100,000,000 in four years for the bet.
terment of its lines between CHICAGO
and WASHINGTON, or $10,000 an hour
for every working day of eight hours.
Lines were straightened, grades
reduced, roadbed rebuilt, new ALL
STEEL EQUIPMENT FOR THROUGH
PASSENGER TRAINS purchased, greatly
increasing efficiency in service.
It b tho shortest line, and the only
one running- solid vestibuled trains without
change, between CHICAGO and the
through which all trains mutt pass to and
from BALTIMORE, PHILADELPHIA
.nd NEW YORK.
LIBERAL STOP-OVER PRIVILEGES.
The Interstate Ssweialleavef Chicago at 10.43 a. m. Arrives
Ws.hinston S.4S a. m. snd New York 2.M0. m. An estrs
fare of tl charged to New York: refunded if stop-over is
made en route. Mo extra fare to Washington.
Washington 4 AS p. m. Affords sit day ride through the
' Allegheny Mountains.
The Washington N-w-Yorfc Esrs-Uavea Chlcsgo st 8.00
a.m. Arrives Washington 7.10a. m.
Tk,T.Y",, Ew,T1,Te Chicago at 9 JO p. m. Arrives
Wsshuigtoa 1U.J0 p. m. ,
All trains leave Grand Central Station, Chicago, and leave 63d
etrcet station. 23 minutes later.
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