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8. R. Barton Sends Acceptance of
Petition in His Behalf
BECKMANTT FOR RE-ELECTION
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Jan. 19. Special.)Secre
Ury of State Poole's political filing mill
received quite a grist today, the follow
In making known their wants:
. R. Burton sent in an acceptance of
the petition which placed his name in
nomination for congress from the Fifth
distrct on the republican ticket.
W. H. Reynolds of Chadron filed for
the republican nomination for state
Fred Beckmann filed as a republican
Candidate for renominatlon for land
Harry Adams of Chadron filed as a
democratlo candidate for the nomina
tion for state treasurer.
Thomas E. Conley of Fairbury filed
for renominatlon on the republican
ticket as representative from the Thirty
fourth district, composed of the coun
ties of Gage, Thayer and Jefferson. Mr.
Conley served in the last house from
me same district, although at that time
residing at Beatrice. He bore the dis
tinction of never missing a roll call.
Minor Oat for Auditor.
W. U Minor of Lincoln filed for the
republican nomination for state auditor.
Mr. Minor was deputy auditor under
Auditor Howard of Omaha and was a
candidate for auditor at the l.-mt dec.
Hon, but was defeated.
Robert G. Koss of Lexington, who filed
four years ago for the presidency, has
.again filed, but the secretary of state
decllnlned to accept the filing because
the same was not In proper legal form
end returned it to Mr. Ross.
GRAND ISLAND BUSINESS
MEN'S CLUBS MAY UNITE
GRAND ISLAND, Neb., Jan. 19.-(Spe-cial.)
At the annual meeting of the
Commercial club an Important step was
taken toward the unification of the busi
ness interests of the city In one organi
zation. Hitherto the Commercial club,
consisting of over S00 members, and the
Retail Merchants' association, consisting
of about seventy-five members, have been
laboring along separate lines, despite the
fact that the membership in very many
The question of uniting the two has
been under discussion tor over a year
and at thia meeting the matter was re
ferred to a committee of five appointed
by the president of the Commercial club
Jointly with a committee of five, which
the Retail Merchants' association Is
asked to appoint, such Joint committee
to confer and report when it reaches an
agreement to both organizations.
The Commercial club, 359 votes being
cast, elected as directors for the ensuing
two years F. "V. Ashton, J. L. Clcary,
E. L Brovra. Jack Donald, A. F. Buech
ler, J. D. Waitmore, C. B. Fuehrer, Julius
Boeck, C. tl. Tully and David Kaufman.
A movement to put In & mile of perma
nent roat separate from the Lincoln
Highway effort is also on foot.
(Prom a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Jan. 19. (Speclal.)-Grace
Simpson, who sued the Gordon, Fireproof
Warehouse company of Omaha for I10,2?4
damages for Injuries sustained by bolns?
run down by a wagon of the company
ind received a verdict of f 1.600 In tho
Douglas county district court will have to
right the case In supreme' court, the com
pany having filed an application of ap
peal to the supreme court today.
LITTLE GIRL'S FINGERS
MUST BE AMPUTATED
CALLAWAY. Neb., Jan. l.-(SpedaI.)-The
little 8-year-old daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. D. D. Shaw, residing some ten miles
northwest of Callaway, while going to
school one morning last week had her
hands so badly frozen that amputation
of the fingers will be necessary. Tho
little girl, with two of her older broth
ers, walked three miles to school, facing
the northwest wind on one of the coldest
mornings of the winter.
CLUB CHOOSES OFFICERS
HARTINGTO.V, Neh., Jan. 19. Impe
rial.) The IlartliiRton Commercial club
held its annual business meeting and
election of officers on Monday evening.
The following (Mrector were chosen: W.
S Weston. F. -W. Hufsmlth, W. H. Bur
ner. El E. Collins, II. J. Sorensen, Dr. L
Stark, John Albert, Charles Goetz, Anton
Wals and G. F. fccoville. The Commercial
club closes the year with a good balance
In the treasury.
Have Dark Hair
and Look Young
Don't stay gray! Nobody can
tell when you darken gTay,
faded hair with Sage Tea
Grandmother kept her hair beautifully
dxrkened, glossy and abundant with u
brew of teage Tea and Sulphur. When
ever her hair fell out or took on thai
dull, faded or streaked appearance, thin
simple mixture waa applied with won
derfuj effect. By asking at any drug
store for "Wyeth's Sage and Sulphui
Compound'' you will get a large bottle
of this 014-time recipe, ready to us.',
for about SO cents, 'ihih simple mlxt.r
tan be depended upon to restore natural
color and beauty to tha hair and is splen
did for dandruff, dry. Itchy scalp and
well-known downtown druggist says
everybody uses Wyeth's Sage and Sul
phur, becausa It darkens so naturally and
sevenly that nobody can tell It has be in
applied It's so ' easy to use, too. You
dimply dampen a comb or soft brush and
iraw It through your hair, taking one
strand at a time. By morning the gray
hair disappears; after another applica
tion or two. it U rmtnrcd to Its natural
color and looks glovsy, soft ulil ubulul
Ollis of Ord Heads
Board of Agriculture
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Jan. 1!. (Special )-Thlrteen
branches of organized agriculture are
holding sessions In Lincoln today, with
programs of Interest to those interested.
The State Board of Agriculture held Its
final session at the Commercial club
rooms and elected J. A. Ollts of Ord rres.
ident; R. M. Walcott. Central City, first
vice president; J. F. MeArdle. Omaha,
second vice president, and V. R Mellor,
secretary. These with George Jackson rf
Nelson, Charles Graff of Bancroft and
K. R. Danlelson of Osceola compose the
board of directors.
Other meetings were the State Histori
cal society at the Llndell, five stock
breeders' associations at the same place, j
State Dairymen's association at the state
farm. Swine Breeders' association at the
same place, sheep breeders and corn
growers at the farm. Beekeepers' asm
elation at the Llndell and the Horn
Economics at the farm.
The Brick and Tile association Is hold
Ing its second day's meeting at the Lin-
dell and held the annual banquet this i
ALL-DAY SEARCH TO FIND ' '
MIKE CURTAIN FRUITLESS
GRAND ISLAND, Neb., Jan. 19. OSpe
oial Telegram.) All day a posse num
bering from thirty to forty ' men has
been searching tho county southeast
of the city as far as tho Platte river
for some sign of Mike Curtain, the
I'hillips farmer who mysteriously dis
appeared on Monday night. No trace of
tiie man has been found. His car was
run alongside the road two miles from
this city after Curtain had to all appear
ances begun his homeward trip of about
fourteen miles. The lights had been ex
tinguished and the water drained from
The local officers are tonight of the
opinlbn that the man suddenly deter
mined to leave and that possibly ho may
he temporarily deranged. He cashed a
check for i0 on Monday.
About six months ago while he was
hauling garni his little daughter fell
from the wagon and the wheels under
the heavy load crushed out her life
before he knew what had happened.
Since then fire destroyed his barns anl
a large amount of personal property.
The fact that his fur overcoat remained
in the car together with his mittens
and overshoes, if he walked back to
the city leaving the car whe re it was
as a blind, is difficult for the officers
Every building within a range of sev
eral miles, every slough, patch of weeds,
hay, etc., has been searched and Sheriff
Sievers has called up every home In the
surrounding territory by phone and in
dividual search of the premises have
been, made by the owners.
TO BE SERVED AT BANQUET
HASTINGS. Neb., Jan. 19. (Special Tel
egram.) A nienu composed entirely of
Hastings products will be arranged for
the annual banquet of the Chamber of
Commerce on February 8. Another ban
quet will be given by the chamber within
a few weeks In compliment to General
Manager lloldrege and other officials of
the Burlington railroad who will be In
Hastings on an Inspection trip.
THE PURE WHITE
Appro Ted bjn
Harvey W. Wiley. Director (Wm4
Hoaiekeeplng Bureau of Foods,
saitaUoa and Health.
iticiiards to rresent
Primary Law Case
to Supreme Court
HURON, 8. t., Jan. 19. (Special. )-R
O. Richards left yesterday wtih his at
torneys for Washington, D. C, to present
the matter of the South Dakota primary
election law to the United States suprem
court. Tho motion will probably be
heard next Monday.
Before leaving, Mr. Richard said: "It
Is now no longer a matter of the Richard
primary law, but the greater question of
the people's right to rule, and a quow
tim of the Integrity of the constitutional
amendment on the Initiative and refer
endum; also of the Integrity of the elec
tion laws of the state as expressed by
the majority of the people at the polls.
The only difference between an absolute
monarchy and a republic lies In the elec
"I have no Idea whether the I'nltel
States supreme court will grant any re
lief, but we will exhaust all legal rem
edies first, and then appeal to the peopl"
through tlic republican proposal promul
gated at PWre, January S."
ELGIN COMMUNITY CLUB
WILL HAVE BUILDING
F.LGIN, Neb.. Jan. 19 (Special.) Th.
mot enthusiastic meeting ever held In
Elgin for the consideration of public
matters was held in the Odd Fellow's
hall, when the members of the Elgin
Community rlub met to consider the
report of a special committee to Inves
tigate the mutter of a club building. By
a unanimous vote the governing board
was authorised to take such steps as are
necessary looking toward the Incorpora
tion of the club and the financing of tho
building project. The scheme contem
plates the expenditure of $12,500 for a
building which will afford club facilities,
auditorium, reading rooms, committee,
dining and women's rest rooms, bowling
alleys, etc. A membership of 300 ia
the aim of the membership committee
and success seems assured.
GRAND ISLAND Y. M. C A.
HAS LARGE DEFICIT
GRAND ISLAND, Neb., Jan. 19. (Spe
cial.) At a meeting of the stockholders
of the Young Men's Christian Associa
tion Building association the same di
rectors and officers were re-elected for
the ensuing year. These are Elmer Wil
liams, president; Jack Donald, vice presi
dent; B. If. Paine, secretary; T. J. Han
sen treasurer. The stockholders found
themselves facing a proposition of a ma
terial reduction of the rental of the Y.
M. C. A. association. Upon the comple
tion of the building this rental was
based on a 6 per cent earning and 61,242
was charged. . A decrease of about 00
members from the high mark of mem
bership, however, has resulted in a defi
cit c between 14,000 and 13,000 by the
Y. M. C. A. and it was proposed to cut
this in two. Action has not been taken,
awaiting the more definite wishes of the
Farm Hoase Burns.
YORK, Neb.. Jan. 19.-(Speclal Tele
gram.) Tho house on tho farm of Alex
Hall, east of York, was burned about
noon today with practically all Its con
tents. The origin of the fire is not
known. The loss was partly covered by
J i m i S mm !
I! J J I
CHEER UP BRIGHTEN UP!,
ANY doctor will tell you that "the blues" is frequently
A a symptom of constipation and its attendant evil, auto
intoxication. Take care of constipation and "the
blues' will take care of itself.
But laxatives and cathartics won't cure constipation. In fact
the indiscriminate drugging of the system with such rem-!
cdies only aggravates the condition and tends to make con
Because of the evident dangers of the laxative habit,
physicians everywhere are advocating the use of Nujol, a
pure white mineral oil, which does not drug or physic but1
which acts as. an intestinal lubricant. J
Nujol softens the contents of the intestines and lubricates"
the entire tract, so promoting normal evacuations. It is
purely mechanical in its action, and is not absorbed into the
system. Consequently it is not habit forming and may be
taken in any quantity without harm.
Write for booklet. "The Rational Treatment of Con-1
Ktipation." If your druggist cannot supply you, we will
send you a pint bottle of Nujol prepaid to any point in the
United States on receipt of 75c money order or stamps. J
STANDARD OIL COMPANY
Bayonne New Jersey
t' BJT"e- -VMS-
! FREE FIELD OPEN
IN STATE G. 0. P.
(Continued from Page One.)
publican; McKlnley was killed because
he was a republican. Then why should
not we as republicans, In the face of the
sacrifices made by them, sacrifice our
feelings on certain matters and stand to
gether as a whole for the better condi
tions which ju!d come when the re
publican party once more came Into
Senator E. J. Burkett was called upon
and responded In a short speech, In
which he said (hat the secretary of the
treasury and the leader of the democratic
majority In the house had been quaricl
Ung over how much the democratic de
ficiency was M the present time. The
house leader 'lad said It was $i:.oo'i.0i0.
while the secr.'tury of the trenmry had
Insisted It was but SSO.OOO.OOO. ' I 1 i-iil li
cans when In power never quarrelled us
to how much tho deficiency wax," an Id
Mr. Burkett, "for there never was any
deficiency. Wh.-n republican found the
surplus ss running low they simply cut
out the building of public buildings and
run the government on a basis of what
It had coming in, but the democrat!:
party could see no way to cut down ex
penses." Thornton 1o Platform.
Ex-Senator John M. Thurston w;i
called upon and, mountini; the sneaker's
stand, said that he had cny- to Nebraska j
to spend the rest of his life fUhtlng for
the party which hod so honored him In
the past. Ho did not llko tho present
primary system, which had not carried
out the ideas It had been enacted into law
for that of giving the poor man equal
rights to run for office with the rich. It
had given the rich a better chance than
formerly, atsfl he would like to g back
to the old convention days when men met
together, when there wa. tarty unity
and every candidate went out and cam
paigned for tho whole ticket lnstend of
going out for himself alone. He believed
that the getting together In convention
or men from all over the state and from
different walks In life brought out better
conditions and more success.
R. B. Howell was called to the plat
form and sail that he stood before them
a defeated candldpte for governor. Ho I
wished to thank those who had stood by
him In the fight, hut at the samo time '
he had no ill will toward those who had
opposed him, because ho believed they j
thought they were right in doing so. The
past was a closed book and ho was ready
to go Into tho fight to win against the I
H. M. Bushnell said that candidates for
delegate to the nntional convention should
get busy right away, for petitions had to
be gotten out, and If something was not
done right away the first thing they
would know the primary would bn here
and the petitions not completed.
Take I'p Collection.
F. M. Currlo urged Immediate action
along the eame line and added that he
thought state headquarters should be
opened at once. He did not liko the latter
day. Idea of opening headquarters a few
months Just before election and, then for
getting about politics the rest of the
time. He thought republican headquar
ters should be opened tomorrow and tho
ball started rolling. ,
State Chairman Walter eGorge wanted
all to understand that it took money to
run campaign headquarters. Ho said he
had had lots of trouble raising funds for
the lat campaign, and as a result head
quarters had quit $1,800 in the hole after
the last election. Ho had succeeded In
paying all of this off but about two, but
the party was In no shape to open unless
the money was forthcoming.
Crawford Kennedy suggested the good
old Methodist method of taking up a col
lection, snd Frank Ilelvey went him one
better by suggesting thst pledges be taken
right there for the support of the cause,
-nd .s a result about VW was raised, a
great deal of It paid In. and a committee
appointed, consisting of Messrs. Elgutter,
Wattles. Towle and Byrnes of Omaha, J.
C McNlsh of Wlsner, Westerfeldt of
Scott's Bluff, Ilelvey of Ijineaster. and
Senator Douthett of Gothenburg, an a
finance commltlee, with Instructions to
get busy at once.
About ::r were present St the meeting.
Including men of tate-wldn prominence
who, In ears past, have been prominent
In the councils of the party.
RATTERMAN BEING URGED
FOR HIS EIGHTH TERM
I'OIXMin fl, Neb . Jan. 19.- (Pnoolnl
, Telegram. )-frglng him for his eighth
consecutive term, friend. of County
Judge John HnttertUHii are rlieulat lug a
petition for hln candidacy for reelection.
Tho judue ha served l'latte county for
, Purchase of the clothing husine of P.
.1. Mart was made today by Martin
Speleher and son. John Spelcher. Mr.
Hurt ha occupied the same location for
twenty-two years and following a vaca
tion, to EJicelslor Springs plans to retire.
Martin Speleher leaves the firm of
Galleys, dry goods, ami John Speleher
leaves Greyson Bros. The new, firm will
be known as Martin Speleher AV Son.
linpln II. Morgan.
HEBRON, Neb., Jan. 19, (Spr-rlsl.)
Chapln H. Morgan, axed 75 years, died at
his homo here yesterday from a lingering
Illness of several months. Mr. Morgan
was born at Jamestown, N. Y. lie was
united lit marriage to Anna Elizabeth
Young October 30, 1ST3. lie had been a
resident of Hebron for twenty-seven
years, during which lime he had been en-
gngeu in tno dry good business in
I body will bo sent to
his old home at
Jamestown, N. Y., for burial. He leaves
A Complete Assortment of Bedroom, Living Room
and Dining Room Furniture at Big Reductions
As goods are sold, others JubI as attractive and at as greatly reduced prices take their placea. It
Is certainly true economy to take advantage of this sale offering as It does hundreds of savings, such
Regular PHle l'rh'c
I 4.".. 00 Mahogany Library Table $35.00
45.00 Mahocany China Cabinet $U0.00
20.00 Mahogany' Rocker, Spanlnh lea
ther auto seat $18.50
11T.00 Three-piece Mahogany Suite, buf
fet, china cabinet and nerv
ing table $50.00
58.00 Mahogany Scroll Ded $40.00
39.00 Rirdseye Maple Toilet Table $27.00
00.00 Mahogany Settee, cane seat and
137.00 Mahogany Dresser $80.00
70.00 Mahogany Chiffonier $-15.00
39.00 Mahogany Toilet Table $29. OO
160.00 Mahogany Crna Closet $50.00
32.00 Early lSngTtsh Dining Table, 54
inch top $15.00
Sale of Bric-a-Brac
Half price on a large number of
beautiful gift articles, (or exam-
6.00 T-acquerert Tin Waste TsTer
ItaHket, slightly marreil. . .$8.73
Jl 60 Japanese J'lum lilossoms, a
SOo Japanese Plum Blossoms, a
140 l-Tench Crystal Deck Ket SaO.OO
110.7''' One Pair Webb's Crystal
Candle Sticks S5.33
f 1 7.50 Six Hock Orvwtnl rumor
Howls, with trsy 8.75
S. 00 Austrian Amphora Cumll
.1.50 Kcal liohemlan UIhss Vo.
$.-..60 Weller Ware Vote $3.75
Sit down awhile on Florida's
warm seaside and just bask
in the soft sunliqht. ,You're not worrying about
work or the cold weather back home you're in
A day and a half; that's all the time it takes to
reach Florida from Kansas City via Frisco Lines
and Southern Railway the direct route. The
leaves Kansas City at 5:55 p. m. and jets to Jacksonville 8:25 a. m. second
day. All-steel train of coaches, ileepinf cars and Fred Harvey dimnt; cars.
Writs the uodertipied for new Florida literature
snd full information about far and rcserrstioai,
J. C LwttUb, Diriaioe Passaafer Afsat, WaUkaiaa BaJUis. Kmui City, M.
his widow, ho Is In very poor health,
and hi daughter. Miss Jessica A. Mor
gan, principal of the Hebron High school.
Mr. John Hehwabb,
EDGAR, Neb., Jan. 19.-(Spe.iat )-Mrs.
John Bchwahb of Exeter, nee Hull, died
t tha home of her parents. Rev. snd Mrs.
W. W. Hull of ICdgar. No announcements
as to funeral and burial have been made.
Wnira W. Sanyrr.
CEDAR FALLS. I., Jan. ia.-tSpeell
Telegram.) -Moses W. Sawyer, a pioneer
resident and veteran clothing merchant,
aged S4, died this aftarnoon or pneiwnonla.
He leaves tnb daugters and one son.
Notes from Beatrice
And Gage County
RRATRtCK, ! eb.. Jan. 1 (Special.) -The
saloon vf Clyde Lnch at Dubois,
Pawne county, was destroyed by fire yes
terday, supposed t have originated from
a defective flue. Mr. Lynch places the
loss en the trtc at two. covered by In
surance, and IC.'ofl on tho building, rr
tlally covered 1 y Insurance.
D. K from, a farmer, living northeast
of Beatrice, l cultivating bis orchard
by tho use of dynamite. Mr. from re
cently purchase 1 a farm where the or
chard on It wa growing wood Instead,
of fruit. In v-cpUnting trees or wherever
he finds the ,;r vind sod -bound he uses a
stick of dMidiiilt snd he say It Is doing
the work satisfactorily.
Mary 11. llo.-:i yesterday began suit for
divorce from m-i cer Horn, a brakeman
on the Union Pacific railroad. She
(barges cruelty prui non-support. They
have three childier..
F.dward W. ilacKncy, a barber of this
city. Is the latest to enter tho race for
city commissioner. The candidates who
are out for the office are: Mayor Mayer,
J. R. C. Field, J. P. Saunders, Captain
AVelgle, K. K. Albotl and Mr. Hackney.
City Commissioner Splrcer says he is not
a candidate for re-election.
Announcement vas received here yes
terday of tho deith of Earl Skinner, for
uierly of this city, which occurred at hi
homo at I.os Angeles, Cat., on January 13.
Orchard & Wilhelm Co.
414-416-418 South Sixteenth Street
$232.00 SPECIAL . $164.50
HIGH CLASS PERIOD SHERATON
BED ROOM SUITE. 1NCLLDINO
$ G6.00 Mahogany Dresser $
5 4.00 Mahogany Chiffonier
' 52.00 Mahogany Toilet Table
58.00 Mphogany Bed
The Drapery Section Offers Big Sayings
Curtains for 95c Pair 21 lnch hr 00 inch-piece$
About 15 patterns of Swiss and fx U l
scrim curtains. Decorative Tabrics
Values to $2.75 pair, for , Taperleili Damagk8, Ve
95c air lours, etc., for table runners, pll-
it i l P"- upholstering small pieces
Tapestry upholstery of furniture, etc.
Fabrics viueS to $5.00, for
Values $2.50. $3. no and $3.50, for . ff T? 1
75c Yard $L0 Each
Fire Destroys Large
Building at Chicago
CHICAGO, pi. Jn. in.-FIre which
early thljnornliig destroyed the four
story brick building occupied by th
George Rasmussen company, wholesale
grocers, did damage estimated at C0o,00o.
My Tired Fe2t
Ached for "Tiz"
Let your sore, swollen, aching
feet spread out in a bath
Just take your shoes off and then put
thoso eary, slioe-crlnkb d, aching, burn
ing, corn-pestered, bunion-tortured feet
of yours In a "TIs'' bath. Your toes will
wriggle with Joy; they'll look up at JOU
and almost talk and then they'll take
another dive In that "TIs" bath.
When your feet feel like lumps of
leait-all tired out - hist try "TIs." It's
grand it's glorious. Your feet will dance
with Joy; slso you will find all pain
gone from corns, callouses and bunions.
There's nothing like "Tl." It's Ih
only I'nedy that draws out sit the
poisonous exudations which puff up your
feet and cause foot torture.
Get a 2 cent box of "Tl" St any drug
or department store don't wait. Ah! how
glad your feet get; how comfortable
your shoes feel. You can wear shoes a.
site smaller It you desire. Advertise
Indigestion. One package
proves it 25c at all druggists.
4 2 00 Golden Oak Library Table. Twin
pedestal base $29.00
HIGH CLASS PERIOD SHERATON
BED ROOM SUITE, INCLUDING
68.00 Mahocany Dresser.... $ 50.00
62.00 Mahogany Chiffonier 37.00
56.00 Mahogany Toilet Table -10.00
56.00 Mahogany Bed 37.50
Rsna4 trip. Ifsaias
Key West 7S.M
Havana . 71.00
Liberal stop sr rt
liaises aod loaf return
low tares to o titer re
torts Id florMt. Ouba
and Ut lal ol floss.
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