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IN OMAHA TONIGHT
Univcnity of Nebraska Basket Ball
Teara Battlei Bargeis-Kath
Quintet at the "Y."
THREE OMAHA BOYS ON TEAM
Floor fans sre looking forward ta a
treat thin evening when tbe University
of Nebraska basket bell quintet battles
th BurgcKs-Nash team of Orasha at
tha Tounir Men'a Christian association.
The Hunkers com to Omaha this yar
with on of tha hen five tha school
haa vrr turned out. At tha present
time tha Cornhuskers are tied with Mis
souri for tho lead In tha Missouri Valley
eAferenc. and according to tha dope,
the. local state haa an edge on tha show
Three Omaha hoj a ara on tha univer
sity squad. They are Jimmy and Chsrlcs
nsrdlnar. both of whom went to Cen
tral high, and Shield, a Houth high
product Jlnuny Gardiner and Bhlelds
were both member of the championship
Cortihuaker foot ball eleven last fall.
Both of tha Gardiner boy play at
gusrd on' the university team, while
Shields playa at center.
Tea Other Stare.
In addition to tha local lads, tha
liusker five bossts two other atari In
Ot,ptaln Ilujig and Thelaan. Theleen ta
one of the beat backet ball Tipper tha
at Ate haa ever seen and aome sensa
tlonal work In thU Una ia anticipated
tonight. Hugg playa guard and la a alar
at hla position. ,
Tha Hunker floor flva la coacher by
Waugh, who la woll known In
Omaha. Waugh took up tha burden
vben Stlehm turned In hla ' resignation,
sr.d haa been having great success.
The Burgess-Nash team la mad up of
former Cornhuskef stars. Including
vde. Howard, Flnley, Ambereon, Jones,
Anthea and Bauman. Obla Myer, a Ne
hrssk Weateyan man, la tha only out
law on tba team.
Tha admission price for thla game haa
been reduced to 25 and centa.
at Florence During
Middle of February
February 17, If and 19 have been aet
ae tna aatea lor tne tug-of-war wotrn
lil be ataged between lodgea of Florence.
Hx Itimi have entered tha event. They
ara aa fotlowa: Eaalee with Henry Bahr
man aa captain. Wd Fellowa with Wil
liam rtke aa captain, Modern Woodmen
with "am Johnaon aa captain, Woodmen
of the World with U. 3. Carlaon aa cap
tain, Mooae with Jamea Ktorma aa ear
tain,- and tha Flrmen with John tttmpeen
aa captain, wmtam Uieee, captain ol
ina r armor u team, naa cneuenga
tna winner ot tne tourney to a matrn
the following week. Aa an addition fea
tuio of tha tourniinient two teama ot
women will pull for a prlae.
Engine' Lads Take
from Ladder Crew
Engine company No. 1 defeated hook
and ladder company No, 1. both com
panies stationed at engine house No. I,
Kleventh and Jackson streets, Tho red ay
evening. In a tug-ot-war. The engine
lands yanked the ladder men to the
flag In ten minutes. Both teama were
wade up of B ehtrt men. Bill Pineen
captained the victorious crew and John
Frt-keon the vanquished Slued. F1t meq
pulled on tha teama
HALL TORNADO AND
FIRE ASSOCIATION MEETS
ORAND ISLAVD, Neb.. Jq.
(Special.) At the recent annual meeting
of tie fire and tornado assessment assv
clatlons of Hall county and adjoining
counties the reports submitted showed
a membership of W farmers, with a
tM I fire insure nee of f3 0M,0rv and a
total tr.rnsdo Instrsnca of f!,T57,0no for
Ml members. Tin losses Ineurred by fire
during the last yoar amounted to HUG,
end for tornado lor-wa JlS.S. This organ.
ttitJon. conslsJig of German farmer.
I aa been In existence for the lat twenty
HARRY SYMES OUTPLAYS
STURGIS BY SMALL MARGIN
Any one's gsme until the last Shot was
the i'on of the Nebraska s'ate b'l'lard
ehsicpiooshlp tourney last nl;ht at ftymes'
parlors. Itarry Symes woa over Art
Ft urns by a margin of ten buttona be
cause hla average waa I 11-11. against his
r.pponent's average of t. High rjns were
P ang n-a-T. respectively.
While Art Sturgta was stl ' g his !a)
and Pynies garnering ", the Mr crowd
stood with bated br-th. wat-h eg each
shot as though ths gam bail d'pend'd
n it. .
T'nlgt.t Will Camber playa tl k E A
B . e.
it'i man ro h:.a used Bee Want
' to 1 you wl.l htr a boost
J J V. nl, -: II." l E! - J.ATTHtf
J ii'st an IDar4:ui
Harry Tuthlll managM a big colort-d fellow in lener aome yeats aso. who,
according to Hare, e'l'l holda alt Indoor redout for apiinta.
Tha guy'a name waa Gibraltar Hmlth.
up and flahtT"
take care" of me.'
bit and, still sprinting,
BELLEYUE FIYE I
Hot Banket Ball Exhibition Staged
on New Gymnasium Floor
Endi 44 to 22.
BUD KEAHNS STILL' FEATUBES
Bellevue rol'tue basket ball squad kept
the new gymnasium floor welt wanned
up last evening when they defeated the
Alumlal quintet, it to S3.
The gam? waa fast from tha start. The
undergrade taking a fast lead and keep
ing It throughout the period of play,
showed their superiority at basket shoot
ing and team work. Kearna and
Kanmnskl were aided by their great alti
tude, but this vas enslly overcome by the
Bollevueites training In keeping tha ball
near tha floor, below tha reach of the
Bud Kearna. an old veteran grad of
Bellerue and all-star man featured when,
by a' small leap ha would pick the' hall
from close to the ceiling drop It over his
shoulder and through tha ring.
The accurate basket twirling of Allen
and Maxwell gained many points for the
Rarely gastalas lajaey.
In tha second period ot play the gamo
was gomewhat rough, although the
majority of points were made in tba first
round. Walter Racely, a varsity player,
received a slight bruise under the left
eye, this being the third .accident of Its
kind this season. Throughout the game,
only clean sportmanahlp waa exhibited
three fouls only, being called. -
The game waa arranged by Coaoh Ben
jamin of Bellevue and Kearna for the
purpose of paying for tha new sweaters
In which the varsity squad, made their
Initial appearance last evening. Despite
the fart that many Alumlnl rooters
cheered from tha sidelines the undergrals
proved too much for the ' grada. The
BELUSVVE. ALUM IN I.
AHn RflJ Oreham
Vaseell ..UlMRl" Newman
I'lcotte ;....l- Kamanskt
Recely ft O.i 1, 0 Ilrown
Krwln ..Ufl.H.O Kearna
tMhxHutea: Klnntr for Krwln, Krwin
for Racely. Time u( halves; 30 minutes.
Aeadeany Wlas realise. '
Preliminary to the varsity game the
Bellevue Acadomy defeated the South
le High Juniora in a fast and Interest
ing game. Durrher and Hleerart starred
for Bellevue. Oswald did the feature
work for tha Tackera4 flfore, ft to 10. The
B. ACADEMY. SOUTH HIOH
South High Meets
on Floor Tonight
Kouth High Ut clash with University
riaro for the first time In several year
this evening on tha South gymnasium
floor at Twenty-fourth and J atreeu.
Both teams have been among leadera at
tha atate toumamenta for several years.
but have never attained a state cham
Coach ration's pup la are In their
prime and ara etpectlng a victory. The
defeat of the Lincoln team by Beatrice
two weeks ago makes It all tne more
necessary that the local leant score
victory. Tha Fackrra have not been de
feated by a state opponent this year
apd have left Tekamah, Fremont and Ne
t rusk a City In their wake. The probable
.... Ha, ley
Copjrrleht. IMS. Interna
tor.nl N Hrvre.
' " '
He eald he wna nicknamed that becauae
he had never been flattened and naa the
touahet thing the other heavie had
ever humped Into.
Ttithll) had him ' matched with an
other colored amaeher named HHI. ..
Well,' afr, the flaht came off aa pr
achedule, , and . Tuthlll. peeked over tha
rlnir during tha first round, laughing to
hlmaelf. He felt, aorry. for poor Hill.
, Mr. Hilt . waa tougher than expected.
He tailed Into Gibraltar Smith, pelting
him with everything ever aeen, and a lot
of other aorta of alama never dreamed
of.. . For three rounda Smith did nothing
but hotfoot It around the arena.
In the fourth aeaelnn the crowd howled
for a fight. They yelled for Smith to
atand up and flpht. Tuthlll yelled for
him to atand up, but Mr. Fmilh "pureutd
the even tenor of hla way."
Tho referee finally caught up to him
and yelled, "Hey. Smith! What's the
matter with you? Why don't you stand
piped, "Feet brought me In here. Feet
mm$ flick the omahas
Tow-mendi J tut Manage to Dust
University Five on Iti
HABD FIGHTING ALL THROUGH
Due to the accurate free goat throwing
of Harris, tho University of Omaha five
mot defeat at the hand of tha Townsenda
last evening on the colleae court. 44 to M.
It waa one of the hardeat played battles
of the aeason and waa In ootibt until the
nnai toot of the referee'a whistle.
The flrat period ended with the advan
tage In the Gunners' favor. 13 to IX In
the second half tho collegians had slightly
ine better of the argument but were
finally overcome near tho end of tha con
test when the Townsends Jumped to tha
fore with the long end of the score.
Captain Adams for the coltgl.ns played
a stellar role at center. Adams took a
prominent part In every play, many ttmee
breaking up the Townsenda' team work
by his excellent guarding. ' McBrlde. at
on gusra, waa also in evidence, nego-
uaiing tnree goals from field."
. Harris ghoots Woll. .
For tha Towosends,' Harris proved the
main point getter. Out of eleven shots at
tha goat, Harris tcesed eight through the
The contest waa unusually clean for the
speed ef the game, practloxlly all of the
fouls being of a technical nature. Llneyp:
OMAHA UM. I TOWNS EN DR.
V R.n !,.0 Lutes
e-ernet Unm.O Harris
A'letna CLIC Kromatedt
jjrnnae i..n. K-(l ..,. Hansen
DeLamatre .... B.CI.I L.Q.. UchUal
8ubstltutea: OaroVnrr for Detematre.
.elel for Lutes. Dodda for Krom-
aiedt. c, Welael for ITrhdal. Field oakr
cn, r.art)i Aaarm tsi, McHrlde it)
DeLamatre Ti, Harris, Lm
ui, Harris, iule Kronv
stodl lit, lchdal (i). Free throws:
Karnst ), Harris (. Fouls committed:
nivsrsiiv or umniw, u; Townsvnds, 7.
oi paivvs: minutes.
Healths Mia la Hop.
In . tha Commercial league the M. B.
Smiths hsd little difficulty In overcoming
the High School of Commerce quintet, 19
to lo. The Smiths hgd the edge of the
argument throughout. The eontt. whtla
slow, waa repeatedly enlivened with speo-
lacuiar snots by both im .
Tha Commercial league fray between
th Crelghton Laws and ths Townsent
Tigers was postponed to a lster date so
aa to allow several of the barristers to
Participate In the alumni game agalnat
. tales l Battle,
The flout h Ptde rreabyterlana droDDod a
hard-played gain to the Flrat Methodlsta
on tha University of Omaha court. IT to
1A At th end Of the flrxt nerloi ths
Iresbjterlans wer In tha lead. I ta 1.
but In tha second period proved no match
against th superior team work of tha
Methodists. Orr wss the Individual star
tor the Methodists with four field goala.
jonneon R.K. l.f Orr
Ration -.Lf. HF Moore
""r" -.JVC Comtort
HO L.O h'mm-e
"WfH .L G.I K G R treaty
neia goals: Johnann t.'V Horks ill.
t-'. irr tU Comfort til. Free
fwr moo re i.3). t oula com-
in. on tea.
iTfnnrin, j, Methodlsta
'hie. Tim ot halves.
LOCAL SPORTING GOODS .
HOUSE PAYS BIG DIVIDENDS
The Walter O. Clark eomnsnv k. ..-
held Ita annual meeting of atockholdera
and directors. PUns were completed to
extend the scop of the wholesale de
partment to Include all the states west
of the Mississippi river. Several new
snleemen have been secured to aaalat la
developing the new territory. The con
cern haa Just closed on of Its most suc
cessful year. A rash dividend of thirty
per cent waa declared.
The following officers were re-elected
for the ensuing year: J, W. Elwood. presi
dent and treasurer; Ralph Rusell. vice
president and secretary.
. The question ot opening up another re
tall store In Omaha la being considered
by the director.
TIIE BEE: OMAILA, SATURDAY, JANUARY 20, 1!HV
SIGN WITH LINKS
Hickory Johnson, Catcher, and Artie
Thomaaon, Outfielder, Join
OMAHA LOSES OUT. ON CARLISLE
Two former Rourkea will he seen In
Lincoln uniforms this year. The athlete
who once cavorted about Rourke park
for the amusement, entertainment and
edification of Omaha fans aro Hickory
Johnson, catcher, and Artie Thomason.
outfielder. Ducky Holmes, new manager
of the lowly Links, announced the sign
ing of these two men yesterday.
Johnaon was . secured from the- -Ft.
raul American association club, to which
team Ulokory waa shipped by JohnMo
Oraw a year ago after John found that
Hickory wasn't big loague timber. Hick
ory will bo remembered by Omaha fa.na
as a slugger who used to slam the pill
up against the fence quite regularly and
who uaed to occasionally mako a double
out of a hit that should have been good
for two home runs.
Thomason was relessed by Rourke last
year aAd waa the last veteran to pass.
He. played with Pea Moines toward the
er.d of the sesson, but the Boosters
pitsned him up this yesr and Holmes
grabbed htm. . -
Holmea alao announced the acceptance
of terms by - Outfielder -Walter .Carlisle.
Four western league clubs iwere bidding
for Carlisle's services. Including Lincoln,
Omshu, Des Moines and St. Joseph. Car
lisle had a hankering for Omaha and
gave out the news in Los Angeles he
would like to play here because Omaha
looked . Ilk the only rest . town in the
loop. But Ducky came in with a big hid
and copped th bird.
, rolled Triple Play. .
Carlisle la one of the eight has ball
plnyere who ever made triple plays Mn
aaalated. It raa In a game between Ver
non and Los Angeles . on July . 19,. 1911.
Kith men on first and second.. Carlisle
sprinted In from center field and snatched
a Texas leaguer off hla shoestrings. It
was a wonderful catch, but the remainder
of th play waa comparatively easy. The
runners had advanced so far there
wasn't much chance for' them to return.
Carlisle touched second and first, com
pleting th triple out. ' :
A year ago Vernon refuaed to trade
Carlisle for Buddy Ryan, but ha had a
slump last season and he waa swapped
to Portland, which later made hm a tree
Lincoln also announced yesterday the
signing of Outfielder Lober and Pitcher
Kahler from Portland. Kahler was for
merly with Cleveland.
Husker Floor Five
.Led by three Omaha boys. Jimmy snd
Chuck. Gardiner and Shields, the Uni
versity of Nebraska basket ball tesm will
Invade Omaha Saturday to do battle with
th Burgess-Nash quintet of this city
at the Young Men's Christian associa
tion. The Omaha boys are stars on tha
Huaker five, and Omaha floor fana are
planning to turn out In numbers to greet
Prices for this game have been reduced
to 25 and ti centa. Fifty centa waa for
merly the admission price.
The Burgess-Nash team Is made up of
former Cornhusher stars, who are now
living In Omaha, and the game should
be a hotly contested one.
When all other waya
fall., try g Be
Th Idea DMa't Work.
The commanding offl er of a corps waa
much troubled ihnul tho persistant un-
t Id Incus of one of hla men. Renrtmanl
and punishment were unaval'lng. Tne
msn was Incorrigible and remained as
("irty as ever.
A nrlll'ant idea siru"K tne eoionei.
"Whv not march lm un and (lorn the
whole line of tbe regiment and jham him
It waa dona Th untidy warrior, wh-
balled from th Kmerald Isle, waa or
dered to exhibit himself and march tup
end down t'ie entire reime-t and th
men to have a good look at him.
Th unabaabed Pat halted, saluted the
colonel and- said In th hearing of the
wbo e corps. . with the utmost sang
frotl: lhlrtleat reslment I Iver inspected,
sorr." New Vo- TTnee
Culled from the Wire
W. B. Slaughter, charred with kidnap
ing hla TO-year-old granddaughter, Doro
thy, waived examination at Ardmor.
Ukl., and was released from Jail.
Mrs. Jennie O Thombura' of PL Loots.
who shot and killed Mra Margaret Mo
Willi in, a nris-hbor, aa the latter was
forcing an entrant to the Thornburs
home, waa exonerated by th pollc and
Walter Belk, a detective during the re
cent coaI miners' s'like. wss found not
guilty by a Jury at Trinidad, Colo., ef tha
murder of Cerald Llri.att, an organiser
for the Unl'ed Mine Workers of Amorti-a,
Upplatt waa ahot and killed Aiuusi If,
If. I The jury waa ut but fourteen m a
Returns from the vote being taken
among the tO0i employes of th & ral -ios.de
in the I'nlted SiaUa, whlh will be
e- niplt te March 1, IndU-ate that more thtn
X ur c nt of th men will demand an
. Uht-hour day and time and a half fi
overtime In the freight yaida service, ac
cording to eaecutlve officer of th unions
Drawn for The Bee by George McManus
Rebraikan Wins from Mort Header
i in in Straight Falli at New
FIRST NEAR TEN MINUTES
NEW TOP K. ,ln, K -..-. 1 T''
gram.) Joe Stecher of Nebraska easily
disposed of Mort Henderson, th "Masked
Marvel," In straight falls In a catch-aa-catch-can
bout at Madlaon Square gar-
by body scissors and armholda, th first
tn 9 mlnutee 60 seconds, th other In B
minutes 51 seconds. Tha Nebreskan kept
the "Masked Marvel" on the defensive
from the first aeootid. . . - j
Henderson was lucky to keep his shoul-'
dera off the canvas so long as he did.
Stecher, only SS years ot age, waa much
th smoothest eorkman seen her on th
mat since Frank Ootch was In his prime.
Twist as he would,, the. 'UrveL". al way -found
himself tightly enfolded In a bunch
of arms and legs. Stecher was quit sa
busy with all four limbs as an octopus
possibly could b. . .
Th second fa'l proved easier than th
first. Oply once for a moment before th
second fall did the ' Marvel'' look danger
ous, but like a flash Stecher rolled him
oft and in a flash bad his deadly scliaois
. i . ...
- A fair crowd-or -wrestling enthusiasts
crowded th main floor and side of the
arena at the garden . Stecher has been
claiming the American heavyweight
championship In view of th long retire
ment of Champion Ootoh.' '
Promoter Teagh "Fropostsh." '
Joe Stecher and hla 'manager. -Jo
Hetmnnek, are picking up a few pointers
about the t New York persons run h
wrestling game. ,
: Tn Nebraskgns have diacovcred that
th promoters. conduct wrestling matches
to suit themselves and pay no attent'on
to" tha d:.lkcs of th wrestlers" or the
public, .. ... , ; ' .
Hetmanck writes west that It Is almost
jnpossible to get matches for Joe. In
the first place the better grapplers have
no deelrj to meet Stecher 'because' Utey
realls they at carded for a flopping if
they do. Joe ' was scheduled to . meet
8trangW 'Lewie, . wbo ran away from
Stecher for two hours at Bvsnsvill. last
night., but Lewis sept a card of regrets
and beat It for the tall timber. Lewis
evidently has a wholesome respect for
Nebraska, as it 'will be remembered' be
made a quick durk out of. Omaha under
rover of darkness th last time be waa
here when Charley Patera went after
. Iletmanek saya he lias been approached
a number of time by promoters who of
fered to plac Pteclier providing th out
come was prearranxed. Iletmanek, of
course, turned down these offers.
Iletmanek says the . game In the east
Is In a very bad stat of affairs.
Protests Snag Cut
. i .
(From a Staff Correspondent.) '
WASHINGTON. Jan. 2.-(Spec Tele
gram.) The determination on th part of
th river and harbors commute ot the
house to reduce the appropriation' for
snagging In the Missouri river from Kan
sa City to Btous City from lo.OnO to X ON
Will not b permitted It the Nebraska d le
gation can prevent. Today the entire
delegation from the Prairie state called
on Representative Booher of Missouri, a
member of the committee, and protested
sgalnst this reduction tn no uncertain
In consequent" th entire Nebraska
delegation will appear before tha rivers
and harbors committee tomorrow morn
ing. As there is an unexpended balance
of 65,OX) for snagging. Congressman
Booher believes that that amount should
The practical teacher taught natural
history from every-day Illustrations and
comparisons. . .
'Take a bear." he said, -look at nis
fur " - -
Tha hovs had no bear to take, nut tney
had a picture of one, and they looked at
'Hla fur, tha teacner went oa, "ta
the. bear's overcoat, the same as your
big coals are your overcoats."' .
'it cant take it orr, tnougn. same ss
w can ours," said on -contentious
i nai ia true, saiq tn earner. i n
bear1 cannot take off it overcoat. . But
why can't it take it effr
Every . boy thought hard.
"I guess." said the contentious youth
finally, "that it Is because nobody but
God knows where th buttons are.
New York Ttmea.
gkelete Astride a Goat.
A skeleton sto'en from the office of Pr.
11. N. Ma'er was found In lb Young
Men's Christian association room at
Wooeter college, ' Ohio. ' astride a gnat
wMch hsd lnen taken from a curio
The prank la Iwl've4 o be the work
cf a group of etudents wht li4 en
trance to several college bo'l-ltn.'S and
1-ade an effort to roptrvone the opening
ef the achool. The clapper was removed
J f om the be'l at Memorial chapel. Doors
rf a'! rooms In eulio'ern trie etuoena en
tered wer locked snd tH k- ob fnovel
snd dletrihuie.1 ovsr the eollfge emi'ln
The Lincoln memorial stttoe was eool
dmtllv defureg while the eturten's
rintet n"roerle en the rexeree eide f
tahlt oo th statu C-lje sutH'.rl
tlea are trvto to ferret out th guilty
one. Cincinnati Enquirer,
NXT Tiki w.
'"it. iw ocnu
fAE TO THE TOP -OROCR
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ERECK SCORES DANIELS
Field . Secretary of Navy League
Sayi He Hat Misrepresented
Facta About Nary.
TBJITKS " LIVES IN MONARCHY
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
DES DOINES, Jen. 2S.-Speclal Tele
gram.) W, J.! Bryan, waa today branded
as "eloquent bet ignorant," and Fed-clary
of . Nary1 Daniols, a "would bo
espot" by Dr. Edward Breck, senior field
secretary of the Navy league of United
its ten, who is her for a series of lectures
un the American navy.
"Daniels seems to think he Is living
under a monarchical form ' of govern
ment," said , Dr. Breck. - "He has used
star chamber methods. Ho has stsdlly
reported that our navy Is a great Insti
tution that could clean up seas. He sup
pressed the report of , the general naval
board and Ita contents and only gave It
out when a demand waa made by con
gress. Its findings practically gle the
lie to Daniels' statement
Ma let taw Repeisl Valid.
' Fenator John P. Clarkson of Alhta. au
thor of the mulct repeal law, dacla ed
ithlle here yesterday that h hoped Iowa
vould become ao dry that the beat would
spread across to adjoining territory In
neighboring utatca and dry that no, too.
Thus far he M well pleased with the le
suls.ot . Prohibition, although of eourje
ho admits thero is bound to be some
bootlegging. 'There la no quest!' n of
the validity of the law which repealej
the mulct law and closed the saloons
January 1," he raid. "It appears to me
that th wets know It, and they are not
very eager to get th test cases before
th high court."
Heaator AlJea Casapalgms.
, Senator Joseph Allen of. Pocahontaa
county, candidate for. the republ can nom
lnation tor governor, waa In Dea Molnea
Wednesday between campaign speeches."
, "I do not te'lev- the governomhtp
should' be settled on on Issue," he said
yesterday,' 'though I believe my record
On the temperance question to be aa good
aa that of any man In th state. One
thing which hs not been emphasized,
snd In which,! heartily believe. Is that
the1 stat must. If It is to be permanently
great, car for the humblest of its cl I
sens. It must re to it that th door of
opportunity Is never cloeod to .any." ,'
Government supervision of th issuance
of alt railroad sucks and bonds and au
pervislon of . th business management
and regulation cf all railroads is one of
the issues belmi advocated by Senator
Allen. ' He also advocates government
valuation of all railroad properties for
th purpos of taxation and for determin
ing tho amount of stocks and bonds whl;h
may bo Issued.
CBsns Retaras Show Gala.
Th official census returns from forty
eight counties of the stats certified to
the secretary of state yesterday by the
census department ahow gains ot M.tX
in total population aa compared to the
1910 census. Tha total population of these
forty-eight . counties In 1915 Is given as
1.076.M8 as compared to 1.01t,63 for the
same counties- In 1910. The remaining
counties of the stat will be certified to
Within a short . tiro. . ,
' To A4dree Baakera.
Th Iowa Bankers' association wilt hold
Its annual meeting In Waterloo June 7
and SI. Dr. George E Vincent, presi
dent of th University ot Minnesota, and
Jo B. Hedge, an attorney of New
York . City, 'hav been Invited to address
. Wlateraet Editor Dead.
J. W, Miller, editor of tho Wlnterset
Reporter, died early Wednesday morn
ing at Long Beach, Cat., of heart fail
ure. Together with hla wife he had gone
to Long Beach three weeks sgo. H was
61 years of age and had been a resident
of Wlnterset since th early seventies.
'81s tiekT for a Qaarter.
' Th street car company began selling
sis tickets for - 8 rents Wednesday, In
compliance with th provisions of th
new street railway franchise. Th com
pany awaited th ruling of th supreme
court on th validity of the election, at
which Urn th franchise was voted bo
fore putting the six fare for a quarter
Into effect. Many Improvements to the
system ara promised In th way of new
cars and extension of lines.
All Cava Be Wllsoat.
If the weather permit President Wil
son and hia bride will rid from the
Rock Island station to the Chamberlain
hotel here tn an open automobll on the
evening of February L ao all can se
them. The party will arrlv on tbe Rock
4 - ..
Island from the enst at 6:50 p. m. The
president haa consented to speak at Dav
enport, Iowa City, Newton and Grin
nell, and may make other speechea en
route. Increea e Capital Stork.
Amended articles of Incorporation were
filed by the Beatrice Creamery company
with the county auditor here yesterday.
The company has Increased Its capital
stock from I4.W,000 to $5,000,005. Tha
Beatrice people operate a big plant here.
Officers of the Iowa Shorthorn asso
ciation will meet at the Savery tomor
row to plan for a Shorthorn bull 'Show
and sale, to be held at the state fair
grounds February 33. The association
plans to put up $250 or $.100 in prises.
' The Polled Hereford association is
planning on holding a sal at th fair
g.-ounda February $ at the same time th
stei'lon show is held. .
Designed to Help
The Poor Borrower
A remedial loan association fV
Omaha Is among the posslbllltlesVj
since the Omaba Manufacturers' as
sociation has definitely decided to
look into the feasibility ot establish
ing sucb ao Institution here. These
institutions are said to be working
out the solution of tbe loan-shark
evil in many of the cities now.
J. P.- Pslmer appeared before the direc
tors of the Omaha Manufacturers' asso
ciation at noon Friday and went Into th
details ot the working ht these institu
tions to some extent, as well aa to lay
bare rom of the evils of the present
loan shark activities In Omaha.
The legislative committee of the asso
ciation was then ordeied to gather soma,
data and make a report on the feasibility
of establishing a remedial loan associa
tion , In Omaha. Such an association af
fords a means for tho por working loan
to get out of the clutches of the loan
shark. In these association a poor man,
may on the recommendation ot hla em
ployer or a reputable fellow worker, ne
gotiate a loan at the remedial loan asso
ciation, at a very low rate- ot interest,
sometimes ss low as 1 per cent. .
It was also recommended to the manu
facturers that In their various plants
they refuse to recognize wage assign
ments until they have ' satisfied them
selves that the assignments do not run
to a disreputable loan shark who Is tak
ing this means to collect a usurious rart
of interest from some employ that has
fallen Into his clutches. ,
Do; Hero Bravea Flames.
Mr. and Mrs. John Church. Jr., re
riding on a farm near Sherburne, N.
Y., undoubtedly owe their lives tp Shep,
their collie, which saved them when
their home burned. They were awak
ened by the dog standing by their bed
barking loudly. The room waa filled
with smoke, and going Into the ball, they
found the front portion of the house
and atalrwav biasing fiercely. They es
caped by the resr stairs. They were
In night' clothing, snd were unable to
sav any of the contents of the house.
As they passed through the kitchen
they saw that one of the windows- had
been broken out. iSheo hsd been lock"
out of the houae when the family re
tired for the nlTht. Cuts on the dog's
forelees and shoulders sunport the theory
hat he had discovered the fire in front
of the houae and. wentlns denser to
his master snd mistress, and being un-
ble to ret into the house In anv other
wav. had broken the kitchen window b
tumnlng throush It. the jagged edces
of the glass rnaklnr the cuta. and then
bed mounted the stairs to heir bedroom
nd hekA until they a wakened. New
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