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Supreme Court Cuts Down Amount
Recovered by Barney Malks
from Rock Island.
ORDERS NATHAN TO PAY FINE
(From a Stuff Correspondent.)
XJNCOLN. Per. 23.-1 Sp clnU-Tlie eu
frreme court In mi opinion handed down
today holds that the jmlsnient secured by
j3araey Malko from the Rock Island rail
toad for $10,000 In excessive and should he
reduced to $7,000.
The ault was brought for Injuries al
lired to have been received by Malkn
stills walking along a well-beaten foot
path between the main tracks of the
road along a path used by the public for
more than twenty years.
The court simply hold that there was
tio error as allrgrd In the rends appeal,
but cuts the Judgment.
Matltnil Must Pnj.
famuel Nathan, convicted In Washing
ton county of alleged Illegal sale of
liquor at a resort known as "Kelley's
Lake" and fined $200, must pay.
New Trial for Phillips.
Ira I Phillips, found guilty In Dawson
tounty of setting fire to a store house
belonging to O. H. Young, haa been
granted a new trial.
lonrr Court Hrvmril,
The supreme court commission has
Jianded down a few opinions today,
among them one In which the district
court of Otoe county was reversed In a
judgment for $100 secured by Carl Uloe
Jtel against John Nelson fur alleged libel.
Gloekel sued for $5,000. Nelson admit
ted the statement, but said he made It
to the sheriff supposing he had a right
to do so In making the charge.
The commission holds that there was
To 111 will toward the plaintiff and, re
verses the Judgment.
Jidimrnt Cat Down
The court commission modules and then
affirms a Judgment secured by William
iD. Itule against the Omaha Ially News
for damages for $1,000 secured In the
Douglas county district court for publica
tion of an article. The court cut the
Judgment to $500.
Dona-la. Case Reversed.
Tha commission reverses the Douglas
county district court In a judgment se
cured by C. Martin for $3,000 from the
Vnlon Faclflc Railroad company for in
juries received while working as baggage
handler In the depot at Omaha, In which
ho was hurt because of the alleged negli
gence of a fellow employe.
The Injury was received prior to the
passage of the state employers' liability
law. The court holds that the evidence
la not clear on the matter of injury in
handling Interstate business and sends the
case back for another trial.
Has Been Completed
SUPERIOR. Neb., Dec. 23. (Special
Celegrarn.) The new state aid concrete
t ridge across tha Republican river waa
turned over to the state and county yes
terday afternoon by the contractors.
IWard and Welghton of Sioux City.
This Is the first bridge of the kind to
te built In thla part of the stale. It. is
CT0 feet long, of five spans and cost $13,
000 for the bridge and $J,000 for the grad
ing and filling In. It was built of Su
perior cement, which enabled the con
tractor to save about $800 on that Item.
Tbe work waa under the supervision of
.assistant State Engineer 8. A. Swanson.
The contractors were bothered In th"!r
work, very much this last summer by
high water, having had their false work
torn out and washed away two or three
times, but were able to clear a good sum
In spite of the handicap by using the
ONE HAT FACTORY
REPORTED IN CENSUS
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCCfLN, Dec. 23. (Special.) The fed
eral census of 1910 lists Nebraska as the
twenty-ninth stale In the union as to
population, with an estimated population !
for 1914 of 1.245.S73. yet one hat factory I
makes all the "Nebraska-made" hats
worn by Ne',raskans.
The total capital Invested In this Ne
braska hat facyiry is $20,000. Sixteen peo
ple are employ), five of whom are fe
males. Total vaiVie of stock used, $30,0n0.
Value of production. $i5,0o0. Total paid
In wages to employ for the year, $11, 400.
Ninety per cent of iVe production of this
factory was sold in Nebraska. These fig
ures are taken from a report filed by the
factory In the office of the state depart
ment of labor.
FORD IS CHARGED
WITH MURDER OF BOYD
GRAND ISLAND. Neb., Dec. 23-8pew
rial Telegram.) Notwithstanding the
coroner's Jury a fi-w days ago found Leon
Boyd had been shot by Bert Kord In self
defenae. County Attorney Cunningham
late today filed Information in the county
Court for murder in the first degree. Fori
will be held without bond.
Will Fight Dralaaae Plan.
NORTH PLATTK. Neb.. Dec. 20. An
organization was formqd here today
whose purpose is to prevent, if possible,
the adoption of a plan to drain the J'latte
valley from this tit y to .ut herland. J.
K. Ottcnsteln. president of the organiza
tion, and J. C. Wilson, the secretary, will
do all in their power to fight the drainage
Dure Throat and I best.
Quickly relieved by Dr. Bell s l'ine-Tar-lloney.
it eases the troat, o thes thi
lungs, loosens phlegm. On y :ic. All
Barrett Talk at Hastings.
L.1NCOI.N. Dec. 23. (Special 1 Deputy
.Attorney General Dexter Barrett has re
ceived an invitation to sddresa the Itar
association of Adams county at Its an
nual banquet, which will lie held in Hast
ings on Decemler :"V and will accept the
Koaad a Sure Tala.
J. .j. Wlxon. Farmers Mills, N. T..
has used Chamberlain s Tablets fur years
for disorders of the stomach and liver
md aays, "Chamberlain's Tablets are the
test I have ever used." Gbtalnab!
vry where Ad vartUe manL
WINNER OF ONE OF DOLLS IN THE
BEE CONTEST FOR GIRLS.
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Banking Board Has
Power to Refuse
to Grant Charters
(From a Staff Correspondent. t
MNCOI.N, Dec. 23.-Speclal Telegram.)
The State Banking board has the dis
cretionary power to refuse a charter to a
savings bank when It appears that the
bank la to be conducted in the same
room occupied by a national bank or
adjacent thereto and the officers of the
two are substantially the same.
This Is the opinion of the supreme
court In the mandamus suit brought by
parties at darks, who desired to start
a savings hank in connection with a na
OVER LAND APPRAISAL
tFiom a Staff Correspondent.)
effort to secure a reduction In the ap
L1NCOL.N, Dec. 23.-tSpeclal.r-In an
pralsement of certain tracts of school
land In Howard county, a delegation of
citizens from the place vlolted the state
house this morning and conferred with
the attorney general, treasurer and gov
ernor. The delegation consisted of Senator
Buhrman, Representative Soren M. Fries,
. A. CJCiol, county treasurer; Chris Ap
pel. banker at Dannebrog; Mark Holm,
banker at Klba, and F. J. Taylor of St.
Paul, who once tried to break Into con
gress by the democratlo route.
According to Land Commissioner Beck
man the land is assessed on an average
of $12 per acre, which makes an annual
rental of 72 cents. This the committee
contends Is too high, but Mr. Beckman
says that the average sale price of land
In Howard county la $62 per acre and that
the average assessed valuation of land
la $35 an acre, which he thinks ought to
be sufficient evidence that the land should
stand. The committee,. Ijowever, con
tends that It to necessary to cover the
land with a blanket to keep the top of
the ground fro mblowlng away.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA
MAKES FINANCIAL REPORT
(From a Ftaff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN1. Neb., Dec. 23.-(Spec ial.)
The semi-annual report of the regents of
the state university for the six months
ending November 14 shows that the re
ceipts of the Institution for that period
from all sources was $569,612 and the dis
bursements $ii75.457. The receipts came
from the following sources:
T'nlversity cash $110.4to
One-mill levy 170,410
Three-fourths mllf building tax.... 221, n2
Lincoln city donations 28.102
Disbursements came under the follow
Salaries and wages x!5-Sl?
Maintenance 2 ,.,
Permanent Improvements 241, w9
Votes from Beatrice.
BEATRICES, Neb.. Dec. 23. (Special.)
George and Harry Hatesohl of this city
Wednesday pleaded guilty before Judge
Ellis Wednesday to the starge of stealing
about eighty-five pounds of copper wire
from the city electric lines and were sen
tenced to fifteen days each in the county
Senator A. D. Spemer of Barneston,
who was In the city Wednesday, stated
that he would not be a candidal for re
election. Some of hla friends are of the
opinion that he will probably change his
mind when the proper time comes.
William ( Ish and Mlrs Mary Rrins. both
of the HolmesvlUu vicinity, were married
here Wednesday by Rev. B. F. Gaither.
Jacob Martens, a pioneer of Beatrice
and a nutive of Prussia, died at hla home
In West Beatrice Wednesday, aged 81
yeara. He had one daughter living In
this city and five grandchildren In
Kdaar Uaalnraa ( hanae
ElKJAR, Neb., Lec. 21. tSpeclal.)
Charles M. Ferree has sold one-half of
his interest In the drygoods firm of
Ferree Brothers and Walley to Earl
Hart, son-in-law of the senior member,
F. M. Ferree. who will come Into the
firm January 1. Mr. and Mrs. C. M.
Ferree will go south, to spend the win
ter In Florida, for the benefit of Mrs.
Plan New larrhla School.
NOHTII PI. ATT E, Neb., Dec. 2!!. (Spe
cial) Local Catholics are making pluns
for a parochial school to be erected here
in the spring. The preliminary plans for
the building call for a structure to cost
about fU5.iiM). It would have three stories
and a gymnas.um in the basement.
& Amas Sj"
1 ms-is Soar. JP a
"w Street rjf
I I !
Pastor of United Brethren Church
Arrested for Living; with
Another Man's Wife.
UP TO FEDERAL AUTHORITIES
HASTINGS, Nob., Dec. 24. -(Special
Telegram.) Following- a sworn
statement made by Mrs. Mary Titrl
of Leavenworth. Kan., at plolce
headquarters. Rev. John J. Ramsey,
pastor of the United Brethren church,
waa taken Into custody on the charge
of disorderly conduct. The deposition
of Mrs. Tilel will be laid before
the Fritted States district attorney
by the chief of police with the sug
gestion that the minister be prose
cuted under the Mann act.
Ramsey came to the Hastings pastor
ate from Kansas City a month ago. He
was elected to membership In the Has
tings M'nisterlal association and was
permitted to deliver one prayer in the
An Investigation by the Ministerial Hs
soclation followed the receipts of letter
from Mrs. Titers husband In leaven
worth' Kan., by L. J. Moore, who laid
It bclfore the ministers. Today Mrs. Tit
el's mother arrived In Hastings, fell on
her kneea before them inlster in a street
and begged him to send her daughter
away. The arrest followed.
Mra. TMel In her deposition says Ram
sey met her in St. Joseph recently and
suggested that she come to Hastings.
She did come, paying her fare with
money he had given her, she says. She
haa been Introduced to members of the
THE HEARTH! That's where old Santa Claus ap
pears when all the little eyes are closed and none
around to see.
I I & I i.F
tlrery ! from
Many Are Buying Christmas Gifts
From Our Immense Assortment
Entire Third Floor, Keeline Bldg.,
N. E. Corner 17th and Harney Sts.
Sunderland Bros. Co.
Gifts That Are Appreciated
and Always Serviceable
Stationery as a Gift
We have the largest and best
line in the city to select from.
Why go elsewhere before shop
ping here save time. Be sure to
aee our display of fine Highland
Lln6n Writing Papers in attrac
tive gift boxes, artistically embel
lished with hand colored prints,
picturing Dutch and Colonial
Pleasing to Recipient
and making a lifelong favorable
impression is what any of the
following suggestions will do.
See Them at "Omaha Print"
Box Receipt File, Brief Cases, Leather Writing Cases. Tourist
Tablets, Desk Accessories, Waterman Fountain Pens, Crane Writing
Papers, Clft Boxes of Stationery, Gentlemen's Stationery, Juvenile Sta
tionery, Correspondence Cards, Embossed Stationery, Engraved Visit
ing Cards. Monogram Dies, Bronze, Brass, Copper and Glass Ink Stands,
Crests and Con t-of Arms, Desk Sets, Desk Calendars, Fancy Pen Hacks,
Note Pad Holders, rancy Drsk Iainps, Brass Files, Book Console,
Fancy Derk Pads, Postal Scales, Stationery Cabinets, Office Desks,
Office Choirs, Filing Devices. Costuniers, Telephone Tablets for Home
As to Desk Sets we need
not say very much. Every
one In the state knows we
can, and do, display the rar
est ever designed Brushed
brass, bronze, brass and gun
metal brass are here for
your inspection. Ccnie snd allow
Omaha Printing Co,
Corner 13th and Farnam Streets
Ministerial association mid othns by him
as hla wife.
Mrs. Titer says sin- nccepted his pro
posals under his promise to marry her
after he secured a fllvot.-e from his wlfa,
from whom he had separated.
The Ministerial association this after
noon gave out a abatement sslni; that
no clement of blame can be attached to
tho I'nlted Brethren church, but that
evidence of guilt Is such as t.i warrant
his prosecution. At various times In-fore
he came here Ramsey Is siild to have
practiced as a chiropractic phsiclnn, as
a minister of the Christian i hurch In
Kansas and as a minister in Oklahoma.
Bert Wilson of Onl
Shoots Self iu Head
Rl Neb., Dec. 21. (Special Telegram. 1
Bert Wilson, a farmer six miles west
of town, committed suicide this after
noon by shooting off the top of his head
with a shotgun. His eldest sun, who
with a shotgun. The eldest son, who
his father step out on the porch and
Immediately heard the discharge of a
gun. The wife was at the horn of a
neighbor and the smaller children were
at school. Members of the family think
that ill health and financial worry are
responsible for hla rash act.
Will" to He Probalrd.
AVOCA. Neb.. Dec. 23. (Special.) Peti
tions have been filed In the Cass county
court for the probating of tho estates of
William D. Hill of South" Bend, valued
at $3li0, and of the late Joseph Mullen 't
KImwood, which Is value,l at $;n.W0.
Nesra 'otrs f Aankton
YANKTON, lcc. 13. (Special. V Jamea
Marsh, a prominent old settler of Cedar
county, residing Just across the river
from Yankton, died Tuesday night, aged
71. He was one of the few surviving
pioneers of the 0's. He lost all he had
when Green Island waa swept away In
the memorable flood of 1881, and has
since resided at Aten. Two sons and five
What Does Santa Find?
A hnxe henrth with only smoke
useful fire tools?
tcreen to protect your rug
log? No fender? No wood
Is what you will find here.
Nowhere in Omaha can
you find such a large as
sortment awaiting your
most minute inspection.
Many of you good people do
not know we sell at RETAIL.
We wish to now inform you
of this fact and invite you to
visit our beautiful show
fi 'f ,.r'..,'J
us to prove our statements.
daughter ami one luothrr sui '. Ic. in
est Ik days Jnm-s M?irMi wss s well
known character. II u-cd to I hiii from
Slnux Clly to the liuli ,n bkcdcW. and
military forts, and (-ry highly te-
eprcien nere lor liny yens.
Thq Yankton Disdtt Medical aoclely
If tho Unitod Statos was attacked by a
foreign power could this country success
fully protect its thousands of milos of
coast line? Could it repel a dotormined
attack of a poworful cnomy?
This wonderful film play, built upon tho keen observa
tions of Hudson Maxim, tho famous inventor of fire
arms and explosives, will prove a revelation.
It will show you the helplessness of New York against sudden
attack, with warships, airships and submarines in action. The
fall of the metropolis and its destruction by shell and fire are
Company of Nearly
30,000 People Featuring
A Strong Appeal for Preparedness and Peace, Thrillingly
Presented in the Oackground of All the Horrors of War.
Greatest Motion Picture Production Ever Staged
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Daily Mats, il5.
Evsry Eva., eilB.
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Last Tlmss Today at
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wns III session In t.- Tuesday, with a large
('. A. Moa's of Omervllle. and Mise
Alma. Maanesen of Yankton were mar
ried here Tuesday, the wedding being a
ery largelv attended event. Miss Marie
Skauge of Sioux Fal's waa bridesmaid.
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B0s mmmn si.
2 DOORS CAST OF W.O.W. BLD'O.
2 Weeks Beginning
Matinee Xmas Day
25c, 50c and 75 c
8EAT8 ON SALE NOW
DAILY MATINEES, 2:20 NIGHTS, 8:20
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Tn XMIBTOTT ACTOB
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mM a- a sUa-a-Olaas Dramas
I1I1U Ui MOTI. Fries
m S) m ar Always KMpaotabls.
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HUHinOKUda mpor Wortu, so-stars,
JACaats 4f J- A. Hum's NEXT
w t mST "Shorei iertt" WEEK
and Oscar Charlsen of Miller was l st
A pontoon bridge, haa been laid on Hi
lee at this point over the Missouri, al
though the len is not very thick, and It Is
expected that traffic will he resumed with
Nebraska by Thursday night.
Souvenirs to Each
Bottle of nke Port
Wine free wifh each
purchase of $2.00 or
In Scores tf Stirring,
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