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OMAHA. SUNDAY MOUNT NO, DECEMBER 12, 1915.
Lincoln is hit by
little crime waye
wo Fights, Two AmulU, Couple of
Burglaries ni Church Box
SOMETHING DOING IN OLD TOWN
(From a Staff Correspondent)
, LINCOLN. DC lL-Brclal -Uncoln
pollc hsd a busy time last night. th
tlrt of lw breaking, which ha bn
flowing over th state striking Lincoln
In Hood shape. A a result two men were
uUtred In fight, two arest wer mad"
tor asults. two attempted burg larl
-ere reported, and the robbery of a
churrh collection box. took place.
J. Snyder, who liven In an abandoned
lunch car near Sixteenth and N
Ford's Name Filed i
as Candidate for
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN.' Neb.. De. 11. RPwlnl Tele
gram.) Nebraska's Joke presidential can
didate feetory ground out another candi
dal for president thl morning. Joseph
W. Marrow of Cuming street, Omaha,
filing the name of Henry Tord a a can
didate on the republican ticket. Tha pe
titioner are all Omaha men.
County Officers to
Meet at Columbus
COLfMBVS. Neb.. Dee. 11. Speclal.)
Ccunty supervisors, commissioner and
county clerka from all porta of the state
of Nebraaka will meet here In conven
tion tivt Tl i fi v W mA n mm 4 m m r A Tt.lt.
aaulted and badiy pounaea up .na v. ( dRy Bualnee sessions will be held each
his aavlngi Ukcn. morning and afternoon at the North
Harry Larxen. a ei'" ,' : opera noun. Hpeclil entertainment
featurea are planned for the vlsltlnir
nmk.ini theater, waa siasnea wun a
knife In a fight with a companion.
The two attempted burgiaiiea wer pre
vented by the burglar belna Beared
r before they had taken anything.
but at the church of the X'nlted Breth- :
pen. the burglar aecured the collection
plate with Ita contenta. which are tin
known a to amount.
- Qaai-aatla la l.lfte.
The State Live Stock Sanitary board
haa conditionally lifted tha quarantine
rgalnst Wlaconatn on the foot and mouth
dlaaeae and will permit caul from that
tate to com Into Nebraaka, provided
they do not come from afected territory.
They will also permit hog to be ahlpped
lato thla alat If Immunised from cholera
by serum treatment.
Leaaoa for State Board.
"The Btat Board of Control waa
handed ita annual bunch of lemona to
day by th atate hoapltal, which haa a
lomon tree growing in IU hothouse. Two
at the lemona weighed twenty-aeren
mine each, and th smallest one of th
Alght sent weighed twenty ounces. Th
,mhinit wala-ht of th eight was IRS
tamers, an average of a little over
wenty-thre ounces each.'
3 Brat nerd t Llaesla.
Henry Allen Bralnerd. formerly preal
nt of the Nebraska Stat Preaa asso
ciation, and who recently sold his paper
at Hebron, haa moved to Lincoln for the
w inter. Mr. Bralnerd is on of th pio
neer newspaper men oi in nu
is been In the hams from boyhood.
Whether h can keep away from the
newspaper habit h himself doe not
know, but h will mak th attempt thla
U MeCalatloa Mar File,
ijjohn T. McCulatlon of Hebron haa
Retired filing papers from th offle of
Zli secretary of state for th purpoe of
Hllng for district Judge of the Beventh
SidicUl district. Mr. McCulslWn waa a
jmdldat for th nomination of attor-rt-y
general on th republican ticket at
g. last primary, and was defeated by
George Ayres, then deputy attorney gen-ftal.
guests under the direction of Carl Kramer,
Charlea L. Plckey and John C. Byrnes.
The annual banquet la slated for Thurs
day. December 1, at th Orpheua hall
at t:M o'clock, and will be served by
th Methodist women, followed by
program of short talks by Judge I. L
Albert, Karl Kramer, president of the
Commercial club and other prominent
speakers. County Attorney Otto P.
Walter I busy securing accommodation"
In private home for visiting officials for
whom hotels are unable to sholter.
Kleetrle Lights for Dawson.
eTTBLLA. Neb.. Deo. 11 -(Special.)-?
Dawson, ten miles southwest of Stella,
has been trying to get electric lights
for several years, and haa finally sue-t-eeded
by contracting with O. A. Cooper
of th Humboldt Electric Light company
to aupply th current. Th Alamo En
gln and Supply company of Omaha will
build th lines.
Hastings Will Have
HASTINGS. Neb., Icr. 11. ."pedal Tel
egram ) By executive order of President
Wilson, Hasting will be the fifth city
In the trnlted States to have sn official
federal census taken between decennial
Under the direction of the census bu
reau at Washington, enumerators will be
gin a canvass of the city K'l nday. B. K.
Ellsworth, supervisor of census, and S.
J. Tracy, assistant, from Washington,
are here with headquarters at the Cham
ber of Commerce.
Four enumerators will be chnsen f'r
each of the four wards. Name, age and
race and relationship to heads of families
will be taken. Fine or Imprisonment for
refusing to answer questions will apply
as In the decennial enumerations.
Tulsn, Okl., established tho precedent
last spring when It appealed to President
Wilson for a new count. Insisting that
the 1K10 census was far too low. That
city bore all the expense, and ao does
Hastings. Since then, orders have come
from the White House for census enu
merations In four other cities, Hast Ins
being the last of the five and the first
In Nebraska or west of the Missouri
Leaves Fond for Hospital.
WKEPIN O WATER, Neb., Iec. 11.
(Speclal.) In the will of the late Seymour
A. Reed, which ha Just been filed for
probate, provision la made for the es
tablishment of a community hospltnl at
this place. The will provldea that If I2.&0
Is raised by the cltlicns, a legacy of I7.T,)
will be given from the Reel estate, the
plan being to have a hospital to cost
t20,X) Including an endowment fund of
flft,mr for maintenance. If the provlilon of
the will la not taken advantage of within
two years from the time of Mr. Reed s
death the $7,.ViO Is to go to losne college
fst rattle right Into the fields snd mak
ing good use of It In that way.
Notes from Werplnar Water.
WKKPINO WATER. Neb., Dec. 11
J. W. Dorsey haa sold his tailoring
establishment to William Meier, formerly
of Ota nil Island. Neb.
W. F. Noble, the Omaha boy, who was
selected from the state university to
go on the Ford peace Journey, was well
known here. George W. Noble, h!s father,
was the first paid Instructor to serve
In the Weeping Water Academy and was
connected with this Institution for many
Charlea Jenkins has purchased the
barber shop, formerly owned by Henry
J. A. Hlath of Louisville, has entab
lldhed a new harness ehop heie,
t.onar Ilecoril of TrnnMe.
WEEPING WATER, Neb.. Dec. 11.
(Special.)-!!. L. Coombs, ma'l clerk on
train No. 1.T7 between Auburn and Omaha,
on December 1 completed a record of 295,
M) miles traveled while In the service
during the last eight years. Six years of
this time has been on the present run j
between Auburn and Lincoln. Mr. Cooml'S
has never been In an accident during his
service on the road.
I.nnn Valley Corn Good.
BUrtWELL, Neb.. Dee. ll.-fSpeclal.)
A large part of the Corn In the Iup
valley that was not hailed. Is In excellent
condition and Is yielding more than was
'xperted. One field Inapectrd Is yielding
about sixty bushels to the acre and
-very ear was hard and more than half
of It would make good seed corn.
Pome fields In the hall district are
soft, but the farmers are turning their
I tend the ails, get Informed,
then go to Copley's to snve
money. Others havce -Why not
en-a 'oe of Hn'tlnsra.
HASTINGS, NVb.. Dec. 11. (Special Tel
egram.) Through the attorney general,
the itate tit Nebraaka will attempt to
end the chances of more than a hundred
heirs of John O'Connor, the IW.CO) refuse
on January i. Judge Corcoran sets thla
date to henr Nebraska's argument. This
will probably force claimants to "show
their hand" on this day.
Plans are being drawn by Hastings
architects for a 123,000 high school build
ing at Guide Rovk. The structure will
be of brick with stone trimmings, two
stories high with basement.
Lick Stamps and
WASHINGTON, Deo. 11. ' Every time
a man wrote a bank check, he would
have to lick a stamp and curse the demo
cratic party," declared Senator Tillman,
democrat, today. In anounclnK that he
proposed to fight President Wilson's sug
gestion that a stamp on bank checks
be Included In the war revenue law.
"I prefer an Increased graduted Income
tax and whenever a man has an Income
of $1,000,000, I would take all In excesa
of that," Senator Tillman added.
"A million a year is enough for any
man and the government needs the
ell Season Ticket.
In answer to th ni.srge that tt Is too
fimall to support a Threc-I ball club Free
port haa set out to sell 1.000 season ticket
befuro the season opens.
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70 l1 TnTl G) (fiS iQ) I ff?l fni fill
lTi niP,-- ru" nni?
BOTES FROM BEATRICE ,
ANn GAGE COUNTY
Neb., Dee. 11. (Special.)
fc'i.a corn show held In
Mock on North Fifth treet th last two
fciys closed today, ther being izj enine.
jfri of th features of th how was th
kernel farm" mad entirely of com by j
th children of th Odell chooli. Th -kjbit
conalsted of house, barn, corn cribs,
etc., made from krn!i of eorn. Th x- j
hibtt wlivb shipped t Lincoln, where It
will b kept for th tat fair next rail.
Pro. Oaddi of Lincoln Judged th corn
Mayor McMullen of Wymore Trlday fin
ished checking up th book of Bamuel
Le. deposed city electrician, and found
no. discrepancies as far a known. L
stilt refuses to glv up th offlc or
turn over the, key and th city counoll
will meet In a few day to tart proceed
ing In th court to. oust him. In th
meantime th new appointee, W. JL Scott
of this city. 1 right on th Job.
Mrs. Luella Smith was, granted a di
vorce from Joseph Smith by Judge rem
berton Friday. . Recently Smith brought
suit against hi wlfo asking for a divorce
but failed to put in an appearance and
the case was dismissed. Latar Mrs. Smith
filed a cross petition asking for a divorce
on th grounds of cruelty nd drunken
nea. Th Ooodfellow of Wymor gv a
largely attended ball last evening , for
the benefit of the poor and .needy of
Wymor. who will b well remembered
during th holiday season. Burham' or
chestra furnlahed th music. . ...
Peter Jensen of this city ha announced
himself a a candfUat for delegate from
this district to th next republican na
tional convention. .
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS .
FEAST AT COLUMBUS
COLUMBVS, Neb., Deo. lX-4Spclal.)
Th annual banquet of th fourth degree
of th Knight of Columbus waa held
last evening at th Evan hotel. Quest
of th knight wer their wive and I
sweetheart and a merry flock of thirty
five gathered around th banquet table.
At th close of the banquet Vt. F. H.
Morrow, the toastmaster of certmoniea.
railed tipen th member for Impromptu i
talks. Among th speaker wer Rev. Fr. I
Hilarlua, the new pastor of the congrega
tion, John C Byrne. Judge William
O'Brien. P. J. Hart. Fred Gerber, D. W.
Killen of Schuyler, Otto F. Walter. John
Hsya. Mr. Curran and Judge Raturman.
At 10 o'clock th party adjourned to
the Knight of Columbas hall where a ds
Hatful Informal dancing party was
n) f7U!'- wa
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Never before have we gone into the Christmas season with such
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ing an advance showing of all the new 1916 models. This means superior shopping
advantages to those making their selection here.
GRAND PI ANOS-$450 and Upwards
This is the home of the celebrated Steinway. The
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time. Here you will also find such world renowned
makes as Weber, Hardman, Steger & Sons, Emerson,
McPhaiL Lindeman & Sons and our own sweet-toned
Schmoller & Mueller Grand, a $600 value for $450.
Easy terms, with three years in which to pay.
PLAYER PIANOS-$350 and Upwards
This is Omaha's Flayer Piano Headquarters.
Here you will find over twenty different styles and
finishes. Heading the list is the Aeolian Pianola
Piano with its exclusive features . the Themodist and
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ficult music correctly. No complicated levers or
buttons and yet perfect control. Here you will also
find the New Herbert Player; $200 lower in price
than any other former inner player.. - Easy terms of .
$2.00 a week pay for a High Grade Player. 1
HIGH GRADE UPRIGHTS-$175 & Upwards
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This Institution la the only one
In tha central wagt with separate
buildings . situated In their OS
ample grounds, yet entirely dis
ttnet, and rendering It posslbl to
classify cases. The one buldlng
bolng fitted for and devoted to the
treatment of non-contagious and
non-mental diseases, no others be
ing admitted; the other Rest Cot
tage being designed for and de
voted to' the exclusive treatment
of select mental cases requiring
for a time watchful care and spe
In the glow of your hearth fire, the excel
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LINCOLN, Ie. 11 - Special About '
11 members of th Nebraska, School mss
Urf club and Invited guests attended
the slKty-ftfth meeting of that rganlsa
tiun in Linooln last night, th banquet
t-ing held In th cafeteria at th new
hlh school building.
: President George 0. Dick f th sKsmef
Normal school waa th principal speaker
it the evening. Pej I. . Cutter of th
University colleg of madlcln presiding,
j Other speaker n th subject vh took
j urt In th discussion wer Chancellor
Avery of th etilvercttr. W. O. Allan of
IXaa. Dean foredye of Wesley and
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