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TUT NEK: OMAHA, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1013.
What! Has it Come to This?
The Store of The) Town
u a iA 1 i' m I
OYER HALF BILLION
State Board of Agriculture Com
putes Product of Farms Reaches
ESTIMATES YIELD OF FARMS
(From a Staff Corre spondent.)
LINCOLN. Pee. 2. (Special.) Nebraska
hail no gold mines to increase Its wealth,
but figures prepared by the Btate Board
of Agriculture indicate It needs nothing
of that kind to bolster up Its showing of
wealth. The outpuet of Nebraska farms
I this year totals up to the nice little sum
of $5fiO.K55,4M, which ought to be evidence
to most anybody that farming In Ne
braska is better than gold mining In
Alaska. The report for 1915 is as follows:
Corn r $114,047,36.8
Seeds, miscellaneous (est.) S,W6,A"0
Vlkl hay 22,.l,4;l5
Timothy (estimated) 1,....0"0
1'asturage and grass (estimated) 4ii,onn,(K)
KJisllage (estimated) l,M,0m
Dairy products S.nno.otx)
Poultry and eggs (estimated I... 17,fin,0iK)
Orchard products (estimated)... 4,5O0.ii0
Milrh cows 3D.S11.2K)
Horses I... H1..HH.273
Mules . 11.4S6,rc
Cattle 72.244, 10
at Public Banquet
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Dec. 2. (Special Telegram.)
About 200 good road boosters from Lin
coln and out in the state gathered at
the Lincoln hotel this evening at a
banquet tendered by the Lincoln Com
mercial club In honor of Governor John
H. Morehead as a testimonial to the work
lid has done along the lines of good road
building. It -was a celebration of the
completion of the paving around the
'state farm, which was made possible by
a special message by Governor Morehead
to the legislature last winter, urging an
appropriation of $35,000 to pay the paving
cost, which was done by convict labor.
C. C. Qulggle was toastmaster and
among the men at the speakers)' table
were Dr. P. L. Hall, President II. K.
Burket of the Commercial club; C. B.
Towle. A. H. Bixby, C. H. Rudge Rep
resentative C. P. Peterson, J. R. Miller,
Chief Justice Mprrtssey, Rev. Mr. Toung,
Representative Dalbey of' Beatrice and
JURY RETURNS VERDICT
IN HASTINGS ACCIDENT
HASTINGS. Neb.. Dec. 1 (Special
Telegram.) A coroner's Jury this after
killed on the St. Joseph & Grand Island
noon returned a verdict that Belas Young-,
railroad near here Tuesday night, met
death by being struck by a train. One
witness advanced the theory .that Toung
might have driven his car in upon the
railroad right-of-way and over the em
bankment, but this was not seriously
did not stop at the time of the accident,
and that the scene of he. tragedy was
not visited by any employe of the com
pany from the timet It happened at 10:45
p. m. until 8 a. nif All that time Miss
r Mabel Evans was lying in the draw, part
of the tie In water at the bottom of the
Miss Evans was Improved today, fol
lowing the reduction of the fracture of
her leg,, and full recovery Is expected.
The engineer of the train discovered
the bars of his pilot damaged on arriv
ing in Hastings. Then he recalled hav
ing seen a beam of light at a point which
he thought was the first bridge north of
town. The agent of the company made
an examination himself at the first
bridge. He gave orcler for an examina
tion at the next bridge, but Instead the
third bridge was examined. The accident
had occurred at the one between.
FORMER NEBRASKA EDITOR
DIES AT PARIS TEXAS
LYONS, Neb., Dec. 2. (Special.) M. M.
Warner of this place received a tele
gram announcing the death of his
brother, L. M. Warner, In a hospital at
Paris, Tex., today. He was 63 years old
and was the oldest son of Colonel J. F.
Warner. He was born at Richland, la.,
January 23. 1862. Came with his parents
to Dakota county, Nebraska, May 17,
1S37. He conducted a newspaper for a
number of years at Homer, and then
moved to Kansas, Missouri, and thence
to Antlers, Okl., whlc place was his
home at the time of his death. He leaves
a widow, one son and one daughter,
three daughters having preceded him.
STATE TREASURER MAKES
REPORT OF FUNDS 0U HAND
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, . Dec. 3. (Special.) Accord
ing to the monthly report ot State Treas
urer Hall, there was on hand In the
state treasury at the close of business
November 80, ll.a4.70S.35, as against
ll.2S5.16o.29 the previous month, a falling
off of IS0.446.M.
Receipts for the, month were t248.429.71
and the disbursements were 1328.S76.C6.
Aft-ed Carpenters Kills Himself.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb.. Dec. 2. (Spe
cial Telegram.) Frans Koenlg. carpenter,
aged 74. committed suicide at his board
ing place by shooting himself twice
through the temple. - The act was de
liberate. Koenlg fully changing his at
tire for his best clothes before com
mitting the act. It la bellevci, from his
request to his landlady, before going to
his room, for a leadpencil, that he wanted
to leave a note. She had none, however,
and no note was found. Koenlg was a
widower, but leaves a step-slaughter re
siding at eKarney. He was a member
of the Ancient Order of United Workmen
and Piatt Duetsche Vereln.
Btr'r Mai Bndly Iajarrd.
BEATRICE. Neb.. Dec. !. Special.)
Oliver Joplln of this city was thrown
from a horse at the MePheruon farm
east of FUley Wednesday, with the re
sult that his hip was fractured and h's
spine badly wrenched. He had been em
ployed on the Mcpherson farm as a torn
huaker the last few weeks and hid
started to drive the cattle out of the
stalk field when the accident happened.
Rad Tr.em Every la. It Will pay!
The Bee Want Ads in The Bee.
SAYS LEMON SHOT
Venor Harkins, Omaha Jitney Driver,
Identifies Man Held by Lin
APPEARS CERTAIN HE IS ONE
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Neb., Dec. 2, (Special
Telegram.) That Guy Lemon, one
of the men arrested a week ago by
Officer Benner of the Lincoln police
force, is the man who fired the shot
which killed C. D. Campbell, the
Lincoln contractor, in Omaha a
short tfme ago, was asserted this
afternoon when Venor Harkins, an
Omaha Jitney driver, came to Lincoln
and identified Lenon as the man
who fired the shot.
Harkins says he was within -twenty-five
feet of Campbell when he fell and
Jumped from his Jitney and, with others,
chased the men down an alley, but was
i nnble to overtake them. He Is sure that
Iemon Is the man because of a peculiar
twist In one leg when he ran and also be
cause of, a broken nose. He Identifies a
hat worn by Lemon at the time of his
rrrest as the same as that worn by the
mai who shot Campbell, the color being
a yellow tan.
Another man taken the same day that
Lemon was arrested, who had roomed at
ti e same place with him the night before
1 oth were arrested, cannot be identified
as the second man by Harkins.
lnce his arrest Lemon has treated the
matter of his arrest as the murderer of
Campbell as a Joke and continually
laughs over It and he says he was not In
Omaha when the crime was committed.
Lemon Is In the county Jail where he
awaits a preliminary hearing In connec
tion with the crime. While he knows
that an attempt is being made to Identify
Mm, he does not know that the Identifi
cation has been made by Harkins.
GOVERNOR BYRNE TALKS
TO DAKOTA DAIRYMEN
SIOUX FALLS, S. D.. Dec. I (Snprtal
Telegram.) Governpr Frank M. Byrne
was the chief speaker at the closing ses
sion late this afternoon of the annual
convention of the South Dakota Dairy
men s and Buttermakers' association.
which opened here Tuesday. Other speak
ers included W. A. McKarrow of the
United States Department of Agricul
ture; T. A. Meehan, dairyman of the
United States and state agricultural ex
tension department, and Prof. C. I Arson
of the South Dakota Agricultural college.
The place for the next annual convention
will be decided by the executive torn
mlttee. The following officers were elected for
the coming year: President. ... W. Will.
ander, Beresford; secretary-treasurer, A.
P. Ryger, Brookings.
AVOCA. Neb., Dec. !. (Special.)
Walter fcve and Miss Clara Ruhge were,
married at Nebraska City today. Tho
bride Is the second daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Ruhge. living one mile west
'of this city, and is well known, hav!n
been born and grew to womanhood In thij
vicinity. The groom Is a contractor.
They will reside here.
Edward R, Johnson of Minneapolis,
Minn., and u.anche Walters, of Ogden.
Utah, were married Wednesday in the
parlor of the Young Men's Christian as
sociation. The ceremony was performed
by Rev. B. R. Von der Llppe, pastor of
the Clifton Hill Presbyterian church.
Miss Geraldine Peter and Claude E.
Clark of Norfolk, were married Wednes
day afternoon by Rev. Charles W.
favldge. They were accompanied by F.
O. and H. A. Clark, bothers of the groom,
and Mrs. Elsie Clark, all of Norfolk.
Miss Esther Christensen and William
M. .Vat son, both of Omaha, were mar
ried Wednesday afternoon by Rev.
Charles W. Savidge. They were accom
panied by Miss Esther Peterson anil
Miss Ollie F. Murphy, daughter of
David Murphy, and Mr. Ole C. Sorensen,
both of Peoria. III., were married by Rev.
Charles W. Savldge at his residence
Wednesday evening at 7. i
By "Good"" we mean gifts
that are useful, practical,
worthy, dignified; the kind you
like to receive; the kind you
like to give.
Ladles' HAND BAGS, a per
fect assortment, and good val
ues from 81. OO to $5.00-
Men's PURSES and CARD
CARES, a big variety, 50 to
MANICURE SETS, aa simple
or elaborate as you wish; up
CIGAR and CIGARETTE
CASES, excellent for men, and
JEWEL and STICK PIN
CASES, priced upward from
NECKTIE HOLDERS, very
inexpensive, and quite appro
priate. COLLAR BAGS, from 75k
Leather lined TRAVELINO
BAGS, -good values at S5.00
Freling & Sieinle
Omaha's llent llaggage Builders
1803 FAR X AM STREET
TURN IN INTEREST MONEY
Treasurer of Arthur County Hands
in Small Bunch of Interest
LAPSE IN LIBRARIAN'S FUND
(From (.. Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Dec. l-(Speclal.) No
sooner has Superintendent Fast of the
Institute for Feeble Minded nt Beatrice
gained considerable favorable ' comment
by turning over interest secured on de
posit of stato mcney In banks than along
comes the treasurer of Arthur county
and sends to the secretary of state the
sum of tl.4) Interest on a warrant which
hft had collected.
Lindsay Lets S)tr07 Lapse.
? he report f Harry Lindsay, . state
librarian and clerk of the 'rtipremo court,
filed today, shows that there are" 71,490
volumes in the Nebraska state library,
an ' increase over the June report be
cause of 613 volumes donated and fi56
purchased In the fund collected for the
printing of supreme court reports there
HE BEATOn & LAIER TOY SHOP OPENS
, ) j
415-17 So. 16th St. Phono Doug. 335
Tb'is Store Ds IrinfftiSl ff
With Mahogany Top
Similar to Cut .
A substantially built attrae
tlT.ly dsalf-nsd np.to-tba-mla-uts
trps. wltn Isrea B3sS7 lnoh
bTl plats mlrror.tf J II C
aa "xnusaal spsolal I (J JJ JJ
Talna, at " .
Chiffonier to Match
with plat mirror top 40 OC
aad roomy Arawara, In, J
foot printed llnolstuns. all
oaairabla pattaras. . 1(1 .
par square yard. SffaVG
wbUo stvk lasts....
g o ofe J
US oo "Professor," the Bird With a Human Drain, in Our Window Display FrldayOU
111 I I I !r I
. . J l-'-'-A I V' i' lil I
Is on hand 17,633.16. For printing reports
It has cost tl.S90.S6. When the clerk waa
not looking the amount of 11.07 lapsed
back Into the state treasury because
things were run so nicely that it was not
Irrla-at ! Meetings.
Meetings In which the State Hoard of
Irrigation are Interested will be held
this month as follows:
Btate Irrigation association, at Bridge
port, December 7, S and .
County commissioner, at Columbus, De
cember 14, 16 and 16.
Nebraska Engineers' society, Lincoln,
Deoember 17 and 18.
There were l,7H warrants written In
the office of the state auditor during
the month of November, aggregating
1105.267.71. During the year, beginning
with January 1, $4,854,373 In warrants were
Issued from that office.
The Rest Medicine for (sHgbi,
The first dose of Dr. Kings New Dis
covery helps your cough, soothes throat.
Get a bottle today. 60c. All druggists.
For Thrifty Christmas Shoppers
Attractively displayed on everyone of the five great sales floors of this
store, are special yuletide offerings that will enable thrifty gift seekers to
feecure PRACTICAL, ATTRACTIVE, USEFUL and ENDURING REfilEM
BRANCES and still keep within the limits of the Christmas pocketyook.
Take timo to leisurely . stroll through every sales floor ALWAYS A
PLEASURE TO SHOW YOU.
GIFTS PRACTICAL ENDURING and USEFUL
Appropriate Furniture Gifts lor Krerjr Member ot Kvcrjr Family Gift that
will not be gone the day after X mas or months after or years after are every.
vlc-e in evidence throughout tills store.
For the convenience of thrifty shoppers wo've assembled a vast array of unlqe
mahogany gift furniture on the main floor tilt top tables, spinet decks, ladles'
work tables, dressing tables, book ae, smoking stands, nets of tables, tea
tables and wagons, etc., etc., etc. Hut don't Ktop on the main floor. Kvery sales
floor you'll find equally interesting.
in taaha fo
27tftt Atmlnster Hugs, choice
patterns and color- f - OP
logs, each $ M. J
27x00 Axmlnster Itugs, best val
ues ever shown, patterns to
suit all, extra i QC
special at P X jO
v12 Beamles Brussels Hugs,
values without a par- 5 Q 7 C
allel, each JOa O
ttl2 Extra Heavy Heamless
Urussels Itugs, H O Q C
preat values at. . . V X O sOO
Carpet Sweepers and Sweeper Vacs
Japaa finish Blsssll eyco ball bsarlnr earpot CO 75
tbs aickal finish,' saob
awaapar Vao's combination vaouam olssaar
carpot swaapar, aa ldsal Obrlatmas prsssat '
KICKS OVER TRACES
Seward Democrat Comes Out with
Editorial Rasping the Bryan
SMITH . IS BUSY EXPLAINING
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, IVc. J. .Special.) Stato
Auditor W. II. Smith has been fee'liig
pretty chesty the past few months be
cause he had boon able to keep out of
tho family quarrels which his brother
state officers ot the democratic faith
had fallen Into and was thinking that he
might enjoy his Christmas Turkey with
out serious objections to his renomlna
tlon coming to the surface, but now he
hue to take his turn. Ills own newspaper
at Seward, which he has nourished from
a fehle Infant to a healthy, chesty kid.
has ben acting up. The man whom
Auditor Smith left to run the paper
turned loose last week and flailed Wil
liam J. and Charles W. Bryan without
merry, because of the pronunclmato Is
sued that all democrats must take to
the water wagon or take to the wods.
Since the lusue of the paper. Auditor
Hill has been busy Writing tetters and
explaining that he Is not responsible
for the utterance of the man who now
runs the veper, that he has no strings
on It and should not be blamed If It
says things, out In meeting prohibited by
the fellows whp are now driving the dem
It appears that when the auditor was
elected and moved to Lincoln, he leased
his paper to his foreman, but In order
that the paper might have a food demo
cratic standing, the foreman being a re
publican, Mr. Smith kindly allowed his
name to stand at the top of the editorial
floumn aa publisher. As punishment for
thinking that a republican needed the
prestige of a democratio name In order
A Hearth Fire on a Frosty Evening
Can you think of anything more pleasant?
Oak chunks glowing
Pine slabs crackling or
A basket full of flaming coal.
Sunderland Sells Them All
BEST MISSOURI OAK (Body wood), seasoned and split.
DRY PINE SLABS (16 inches long), direct from the lum
ber mills of Minnesota. '
J The Terfert Fireplace Coal
SUHDERLAHB BROWSERS 00.
PHONE DOUGLAS 252
ONE OF OUR YARDS IS NEAR YOUR HOME.
Heainless WUtou Hugs woveu
from finest worsted yarns a
pood variety in the small all
over patterns and desirable col
orings: The H-8x10-6 Hi ten are being
The 0x12 Kizea at 810.00
30x6O Kliaikl lUg Hugs, the reg
$32.00 sia Aamlnstsr muas, quality
way alcove tlio averaae, tli Kit
on sals at
The IWat Chair for
tbe price you'll find
anywhere, is pic
tured above, ull oak,
CR if nnf
to make the paper pan out right, the
auditor must now repent In sark cloth
and ashes, simply because a good re
publican editorial apreared under a dem
FARMERS' INSTITUTE WILL
BE HELD AT ELKH0RN
KLKIIORN, Neb.. Iee. . (Special.)
The third annual meeting of the Klkhorn
Farmers' Institute will be held here De
cember and 7. The opening address
will be delivered Monday at 1 p. m. by
J. V. Hall, president of the Western
I'ouglss County Agricultural society. Mr.
K. F. Warner of the University farm
will deliver addresses Monday afternoon
and evening on rare and management
of live stock. Tuesday afternoon E. Z.
Russell of the- Twentieth Century Far
mer will deliver an address on "Pure
Bred lings On the Farm." and John
Fits ltoberta 'of Omaha will dlscus
"Pure Bred Cattle On the Farm." I. J.
Dunn and A. W. Jefferls of Omaha will
speak Tuesday evening, Monday after,
noon. Miss Mary Hohaker of the Uni
versity farm will talk tn the women's
section at Knights of Pythias hall on
"The Hostess of Today."
NEBRASKA'S PROTEST WILL BE
ADDED TO THAT CF DAKOTA
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN. Deo. I. (Special.) The Ne
braska Railway commission will Join
with, the South Dakota Railway com
mission In signing a protest on a motion
for Intervention before the Interstato
Commerce commission In a complaint
filed by the Kansns City Millers' club
against the Santa Fe railroad, alleging
a discrimination against Interstate traffic
In several sttes tvuo of the estsblish
ment of minimum weight on grain and
grain products of less than 40,000 pounla.
Different state commissions have been
Invited to meet at Pierre December 8 to
discuss th omatter and arrange for a
Joining together so that trfe protest may
Oak Rocker With
it' .1 Mtrontly boilt of
dC3I 't oak stock
flalsuad wltk brown fuinsd.
Tbs s prink eusbloa scat is
upbolstsrsd la rsnuln Swan.
UM laatbsr. Aa strsmaly
oomfortabl Mark back
rook.r, s.oursd la a lair
quantity at a prloa that aa.
ablss as to pass It oa to
Good : t
The Mashire Coloni
al All Oak Uiner,
vtith full blip seat in
genuine leather, vt
$1.95 :r $2.45
T wo days remain in
which you can
participate in this
of men's suits.
Think of imported
Scotch tweeds and
Then there are '
meres and fancy twist
materials in every
variety of coloring. ,
The suits are
$25, $28 and $30.
The modes are
our very latest,
fresh from our
The only way you can go
wrong is to forget that the salo
ends on Saturday.
GEO. T. VTCLSOX, Mgr.
will never get a home ot your
own by merely wishing for it.
You've got to put action behind
your wish. Begin by Vatchlng the.
Real Estate Columns of TUB
DEE. , There you will see many
opportunities whereby you may
acquire property on reasonable
Own a Home
of Your Own
--It Is easy. In fact, there are
reliable real estate men advertis
ing constantly in THE BEE, many
of them ready to aid you In secur
ing a home on terms so low that
it is as easy as paying rent
And remember to make
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