Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, January 29, 1916, Page 3, Image 3
TIIH BKK: OMAHA, N ATTN DAY, JAXl'AKY 21), 1SUC. BRINGS WAR CLOSE IIOMEJO PEOPLE Great Britain Propose to Prohibit- imports or Tobacco, Wood Pulp and Other Articles. Nebraska WILL SAVE ROOM IN SHIPS Jury Fails to Agree in Maloney Suit and is Discharged Nebraska LONDON, Jan. 28. The govern ment's proposal for the restriction of Imports Is commented on In the press this morning, the belief be ins expressed that the proposed pro hibitions will bring the war much closer home to the people. The pro hibition on tobacco Is regarded as an unnecessary hardship by some of the commentators, who point out that the ship space occupied by a year's tobacco importation Is less than & twelfth of that occupied by wood pulp. Little RalldlnK ott. The prohibition agnlnst the Importa tion of building materials Is considered as unlikely to cause (treat hardship, as little building Is going on, owing to labor difficulties and the opposition of the gov ernment. . The Dally Mall discussing the prohibi tion of the Importation of paper, pictures the situation which Is likely to follow. "We shall go back to the condition of a tentury ago,"' says this newspaper, "when paper was something previous and carefully economised and when the peo ple saved every scrap of it. Cheap books were then unknown. It cost a shilling In Pitt's time to produce a small pamphlet. There Is not a household nor a business In the country which will not be affected by the inevitable rise In the price of paper." I j 1.IMV1A, Neb . Jan. -Specll Tele l snim. The jury in the damage esse of Mrs. 8ad!w Walker against t'Uitrf of ! tcctlves Moloney of Omaha failed to agree on a verdict and was discharged this morning. MANY FILINGS IN JOHNSON COUNTY NOTES FROM BEATRICE AND GAGE COUNTY TKfl'MSKH. Neb., Jan. 2V (Special.) There will be in abundance, of avallnblo material from which to fill the offices In Johnson county at next fall's election. One candidate broke the Ice by filing tbe first of the week, and since that time the county ole-k has been busy receiv ing filing fees end Issuing receipts. The following are th filings up to Friday: Clerk Karl Kuhlinan. Tecumseh, demo crat; 11. II. Hill. Tecumseh. repuhican. Treasurer HolxTi J. Nlhl.e of Crab Or chnnl. incumbent, republican. Clerk of the lltrlct Court Miss Jessie Iew. Tecumseh, now deputy clerk, repub lican. County Judge J tunc Livingston, ster ling. Incumbent, nonpartisan. Sheriff M. Khmen of Sterling, Incum bent, republican. County Attorney J C. Moore, Tecum ser. republican; I., c. Chapman, Tecum seh, republican. Assessor Thoma3 Goodman, Tecumre'i, republican. Commissioner Second District T. 13. Roberts, Lincoln precinct. , republics; tieorge 1. Krnst, Tecumseh, republican; Fred 1.1ms, Graf, democrat. It is said there will be several other filings. WAYNE CITY TEACHERS HOLD THEIR INSTITUTE Body of Recluse on Exhibition Years Is To Be Buried at Last HASTINGS, Neb., Jan. 2.-After two and a half years of public exhibition, Probate Judge Snider today Issued an order for the burial of the body of John O'Connor, the wealthy recluse, for whose fortune claimants have come from all parts of the United States and Canada. O'Connor left property estimated to be worth between $80,000 and $100,000. He left no known relatives, although more than forty people, mostly from a distance, made claim to relationship. In district court ten days ago Judge Corcoran pronounced all these claims without merit. In the event that no law ful heir appears the property will revert to the state, which has already filed Its claim. The body of O'Connor has rested in a morgue for 70S days pending th"e litigation. t Two Grand Island tlh. GRAND ISLAND, Neb., Jan. 28 (Special.) Frank Kesel, an aged resident of Doniphan township and long a citi zen of Hall county, passed away at the home of his daughter In York while Mr. Kescl was on a visit there. The body will be brought to this county for interment. Mrs. Mallnda A. Pratt, admitted to the Soldiers' home from Lincoln In October, ' 1814, passed away at that institution yes terday. The. remains have been taken to Lincoln for interment '"-''? WAYNE, Neb.. Jan. 28. (Speclal.)-The annual city teachers' Institute is being held here this week. Dally sessions are held from 4 to 4:30 p. m. The following Is the program: Monday, January 24, President V. 8. Conn, "Some New Prob lems In Education;" J. O. W. Lewis, "How Current Ecnts May Be Used In the Different Grades;" Wednesday, Jan uary 26, Dean II. It. Hahn, "Teaching Children How to Study;" E. E. Lackey, "Abandoned Geographical Theories;" Thursday, January 27, C. H. Bright, "Some Successes I Have Known Among Teachers and the Causes;" II. If Hick man, "Some Failures I Have Known Among Teachers end the Causes;" Mon day, January 31, EX J. Huntomer, "A Few Practical Things in Industrial Work for the Average School;" Dr. J. T. Houee, "Community Life;" Wednesday, Febru ary 2, J. J. Coleman. "The Alms In Pub lic School Music;" Miss Edith Beechcl, "Illustrations of 'Stating the Problem" In AsNignment of Lessons;" February S, Miss Sara J. KUIen, "The Alms of Pub lic School Drawing and Art;" I. II. Britell, "Cultivating the Powers of Observation." REATRICK, Neb.. Jmv SS . (Special.) Prospects are that the February term of th district court will be a busy one for Judge Pemberton, as there are 13 cases to be disposed. Damage suits aggregat ing over $10fl.on are to be tried. Court opens on February 8, and the Jury is to report on February 7. J. O. Vreeland. a ploneeer of Blue Springs, died Wednesday after a pro longed Illness, aged about 70 years. The funeral was held this afternoon. The W. P. Norcross Tnrm of 180 acres, five mllos southeast of Beatrice, was sold vesteiilav to Frank S.mms of the ' 1 Witt vicinity for $-.0flO cash. William Mitchell, who was arrested I here Monday on Vf charge of passing a worthless check for $- a few hours after ' his marriage to Maria Inman, was ar raigned before Judge remberton ana pleaded not guilty. Ilia trial will be held at the coining term of the district court. Edward Woslka of Gregory, S. D., and Miss Rose Nomeo of this city, were married yesterday by County Judge Wilden. Walter Plybon. principal of the Barnef ton schools, yesterday filed for the re publican nomination for county superintendent. Henry Knoche. a farmer living near! Plymouth, had his foot so badly crusntm the other day that It was amputated at a local hospital. f. w. stevTnsoFalma DIES OF HEART FAILURE ALMA, Neb., Jan. fS.-(Sperlal.)-F. W. Stevens died suddenly Wednesday even ing at his farm home northwest of Alma of heart trouble. He was In apparent gded health and went out to get a pall of water. Returning to me noose. n- marked to his wife that he felt in sna lay down on a couch. His wife went to get a blanket for him and found him dead on her return. Mr. Stevens served Harlan county five terms In succession as county clerk. The. funeral was held here today. Aged Talmagc Man Dead of Infection ST. LOflS, Jan H.-iSpocUl p.le gram.) The death Wednesday at the city hospital of Dledrlch A. P.ohlken. 77. Tal mage. Neb., merchant, resulted from a bruise received at the hospital, according to evidence Introduced at the Inquest. .V verdict of accident was returned. According to testimony, Bohlken was in In critical condition when taken to the hoHpltal January TO, from the Union sta tion, where he had become 111. lurking the power of resistance he easily fell prey to Infection when It appeared, fol lowing the bruising of his hand by its collision with the side of the cot. Hospital physicians testified that blood poisoning had developed despite the ten derest care of the patient by them and the nurses. rete tlarlmr Rnlldlna Room. CRETE, Neb.. Jan. 28.-Speclal.)-Crete carpenters are having all the work they can tlo tils winter, for the building fever seems to have sleied the local popula tion. The new Congregational parsonage, which baa been under construction for some time, was completed this week and the 'pastor and Ms family have moved in. The buildmg Is a fine new modern structure, costing In the neighborhood of H.OOn. other residences being built this winter are for F.strlle Spadt. Jacobson. liter. Dayton and a parsonage neartng completion for the new Methodist min ister. OLD MAN CONVICTED OF ASSAULT AT GRAND ISLAND NORTH M.ATTE. Neb.. Jan. Is.-tSpc-clal.) The trial of Charles R. James, charged, with assault on the person of his 14-ear old granddaughter, which has been occupying the attention of tho dis trict court this week, camo to an end yesterday and the Jury after being out ten hours returned a verdict of guilty, at 2:i Wednesday morning. James re ceived the decision of the Jury unmoved. At times d.irlng the trial feeling tan high and open threats of lynching were made. Since the verdict of guilty has been returned excitement has died down. The prisoner will be held at the county Jail until sentence is pronounced, after which he wilt be taken to the penitentiary at Lincoln. rw otr from Seward. SEWARD. Neb, Jan. 28. (Special.) The Seward Boy Scouts will observe anniversary week from February ( to 12. Rev. Mr. I.odwlek will preach a sermon to tho scouts at the vesper service hour at the Congregational church on Fehr.t sry . Mrs. Wlllard l.lehhai di, one of the best loved young matrons In Seward, died last nlRht from leakage of the heart. .1. Ellis, landlord of the Cottage hotl, was burled yesterday. Ills death was from cancer of the stomach. I l.aff lair Delated. AURORA. Neb., Jan. 2S.-(Spelnl Tel egram.) Tbe Hamilton comity Jury will not be called until February 28. and the trial of Fred Luff on the charge of felonious assault will not begin until that date at least. This postponement was made today by Judge (.ood after a con ference with the attornrya Interested In the case. WHAT CAUSES COLDS? This question is asked everyday. A cold Is 'really a i fever, not always caused by the weather but often due to disordered blood or lack of important food-elements. In changing seasons fat-foods are essential because they distribute heat by enriching the blood and so fender the system better able to withstand the varying elements. This is the important reason why Scott's 'Emulsion should always be taken for colds, and it docs more builds strength to prevent sickness. Scott's Emulsion contains Nature's rare strength building fats, so skillfully blended that the blood profits from every drop. It is free from harmful drugs or alcohol. Sold at drug stores -always get the genuine. Scott ft Bowoe. Bloomficld, N. I. '15-M READ THE BEE WANT ADS . SWISS POLICE SUPPRESS ANTI-GERMAN RIOTERS PARIS, Jan. 28. Fresh anti-German demonstrations took place last night at Lausanne, a Swiss city on the north shore of Lske Oeneva. Toward midnight the, great crowds which surged through the ' streets were dispersed, but at the railway station a small group of persons surrounding a German flag was attacked with canes, stones and (lets. The police were forced to use their swords before they could rescue the men attacked. EASTERN CRUDE OIL IS ADVANCED TEN CENTS PITTSBURGH, Pa., Jan. 28. Announce ment of an Increase of 10 cents In the price of crude oil wss announced today. Prices of principal grades follow: Pennsylvania, $2.33; Cabell, $1.88; Mer cer Black, New Castle and Corning. $1.85; Somerset. $1.73. Ragland was advanced S cents to 80c. Two Men Sentenced. SEWARD, Neb.. Jan. 28. (Special.) Judge Corcoran of the district court held an adjourned session of the dis trict court yesterday and sentenced Luther Jobe, who pleaded guilty to a charge of forgery, to from one to five years in the penitentiary, which was sus pended on condition that he serve three months In the county jail end make restitution to the party from whom the 30 was obtained, and reimburse the county for all costs of prosecution. Judge Corcoran also sentenced John Flynn to the county Jail for thirty days for assault and battery. Flynn stood charged with a higher offense, but on examination of the complaining witness by the court the court concluded that the evidence would not sustain any other charge. New Jail Completed. SEWARD, Neb., Jan. 28. (Special.) The new $14,000 county Jail was turned over today to the county commissioners. It. is modern In every respect and has six steel cells with automatic locking device. GRAND ISLAND WORKMEN ENTERTAIN OFFICIALS GRAND ISLAND, Neb.. Jan. 28 ( Special.) A regular monthly meeting of the finance committee of the Grand Lodge of the Ancient Order of United j Workmen, was held here yesterday, with all memlwri being in attendance. These were Ross L. Hammond of Fre mont, Joseph Oberfclder of Sidney, Nich olas Rees of Lincoln and Grand Master Anderson of Holdrege. All of the out-of-town guests and the members of the re corder's force were entertained at a ban quet last night by Lodge No. I. Klk I reek Hank Sold. TECUMSEH, Net., Jan. 28. (Special.) There has been a change In ownership of the State Bank of Elk Creek. L. J. Dunn of Lincoln and his son, Neil Dunn of Elk Creek, who bss been cashier end man ager of the bank, have sold the institu tion to W. M. W'islen of Lincoln. Mr. Whalcn la now in charge. He was for merly In the hardware business at Cook. Nell Dunn will move his family from Elk Creek to Superior, where the Dunns have banking interests. - The Whole Body' Needs Pure Blood The bones, the muscles and all the organs of the body depend for their strength and tone and healthy action on pure blood. Hood's Sarsaparllla makes pure blood. It Is positively unequaled in the treat ment of scrofula, catarrh, rheumatism, dyspepsia, loss of appetite, that tired feeling. There la no other medicine like it. Ue sure to get Hood's and get It today. It Is sold by all druggists. Advertisement. HEAVY SNOW AND LOW TEMPERATURE IN DAKOTA SIOUX FALLS. 8. D.. Jan. 28.-(Spe-clal Telegram.) One of the heaviest snow storm of the winter has been falling all day. with prospects . of . continuing thrn.ishout the night .The snow is ac compauied by a brisk northeast wind. Steam railroads are running,, with trains ranch behind their schedule.' The temperature last night was 16 de rrces below sero, with prospects of It touching as low tonight. Tim snow Is so light In weight that a heavy wind wo'ild create bllzzardy condition". Be Could liarOvr no, About tw(o years ago I got down on my back until I hardly could go," wriU Solomon Bequette. Flat River. Mo. "I got a 60c box of Foley Kidney Pllla and they straightened me right up." Common symptoms of kidney trouble are back, ache, headache, rheumatic pains, soreness and stiffness, pufflnesa under eyes, blurred vision. Bleep disturbing bladder troubles, and a languid, tired fcellrr. Foley Kidney Pllla help to eliminate the poisonous waste matter that causes these symptoms. Sold everywhere. Advertise ment DEATH RECORD Mra. O. C. Lewis. WAYNE. Neb.. Jan. 28. (Special) Mr! 0. . Lewis, a pioneer of Wayne county, died suddenly of heart failure yesterday evening while on her way home from hopping. She had been In her usual 1, -ood health and was aloud when death came. One Jltncr OCIar Tata mm4 C. Don't mlsa this. Cut out this slip, en elqee with bo and mall It to Foley & Co.. Chicago. III., writing your name and ad dress clearly. Yoe wvlll receive In return. trial package containing Foley's Honey and Tar compounds, for coughs, colds and croup; Foley Kidney Pills, for pain In sides and back, rheumatism, backache, kidney and bladder ailments, and Foley Cathartic Tablets, a wholeoma and thoroughly cleansing cathartic, for con stipation, biliousness, headache and slug giah bomels. Sold everywhere Advertise runt. The Store of the Town . BROWNING, KING & CO. I The DISCOUNTS that we are giving all over the store are sure to meet with your full approval. The MERCHANDISE is the best that money will buy and is all new, FRESH STOCK. Our MEN'S SUIT and OVERCOAT SALE Still Continues and the Stock Has a Full Variety of Good Selections. OUR MEN'S FURNISHINGS DEPT. Offers Exceptional Reductions for SATURDAY on SHIRTS NECKWEAR GLOVES PAJAMAS HANDKERCHIEFS NIGHTSHIRTS OUR MEN'S HAT DEPARTMENT Offer. All WINTER GOLF AND FUR CAPS AT A 25 DISCOUNT. ' OUR BOYS' AND CHILDREN'S DEPT. Is Making a Reduction of 20 ON Children's Suits and Overcoats and Furnishing Goods and a Special Reduction SATURDAY On Broken Lines of BOY'S KNICKER SUITS AND OVERCOATS Children's Winter Novelty Head'wear and Boys' Winter Caps 25 Discount BROWNING, KING & CO. Ceo. T. Wilson, Mgr. -JOHN A. SWANSON, Trcs.- WM. L. 1IOLZMAN, Trcas. a Last Day Before InventoryThe "I Will" Man Says: Smash Prices QATURDAY The climax O t tho higgost January Clear ance Sale Nebraska has ever known. The "I "Will" man is determined to make a decisive elearaway of Fall and Winter Merchandise. Inventory must he taken; good business de mands small stocks. Therefore these prices to make the merchandise melt away. Above and beyond all this wc must and will Keep the New Store New, regardless of the sacrifice in volved. Oct your share Saturday. In All the West No Sale Like This Our Entire Stock of World's Best Hand-Tailored Fall and Winter to a Finish OUR SHOW WINDOWS. COM PARK OUR VALUES. Suits 0 and Overcoats Half Price i vercoats Saturday at Exactly All $15.00 Suits 1 All $20.00 Suits MALJF IPIRIC: Every Fashionabla model Every New style Idea. Even all Ulue Sers,e suits Included. All $10.00 Suits Overcoats Half Price All $25.00 Suits 5 $1 n50 Half Price $750 0 All $30.00 Suits Overcoats! Half Price ILuJ and Cfi Overcoats tl Half Price H All $35.00 Suits Overcoats'?! 7?.P Half Price ii 0 i i and Luxurious Silk Lined Overcoats, the finest band-tailored Chesterfields for conservative dressers young men's ultra fashionable models.. Ulsters, Vlsterettes, nalmaccans. all at Half Price. '. .. . I , All $40.00 Suits and Overcoats, at $20.00. All $50.00 Overcoats, at $25.00. . i All $55.00 Overcoats, at $27.50. All $60.00 Finest Imported Silk Lined Overcoats, at $30.00. ' Men's and Boys' Mackinaws, at 25 per cent to 33ls per cent Off. j Mack Butt ami fur Lined Coals Excepted. I ' Special Notice ' No 0. O. D.'s No charges v'Ko approvals No refunds I' N'o exchanges . A wmitll charge for al- . titrations ale. during this Irurms $1.00 Night Robes Made of good warm flan nelette. Saturday cleanup price, at 15c Wool Hosiery Men's black and oxford wool hosiery. Cleanup price, at, pair $2 Flannel Shirts a ai n rr a lungs. Men! BBS 45c 10c .ook Superior Union Suits 65c $1-00 $2-00 ; tii iiernces Men's Shaker flannel, flat or military collar, $1.50 and $3 values, at 95c 50c Men's Shirts Warm ribbed shirts, sizes 34 to 30. Saturday clean up price, at 25c 50c Men's Mufflers Warm mufflers, some are a slightly soiled. Saturday III cleanup price, at 10c Men's Hosiery Good quality black or tan hose. Saturday cleanup jC price, at, per pair J 50c Men's Neckwear Wide selection of new pat terns and colors. . Satur day cteanup price, at. . . . $1.00 Men's Mufflers Fine knit mufflers. Sat- f( urday cleanup pike, at, jll each W 25c Men's $1.00 heavy ribbed Superior union suits, O.V. High 95c Men's $1.50 soft and starched cuff negligee shirts, O.V. Men's Gloves 50c to $3.45 Worth 75c to $5.00 Every wanted style In this lot. Dress or driving, lined or unllned. Gauntlet or motor gloves. A leading maker's sur plus at less than wholesale. Men's 11.60 medium ribbed Superior union suits, $1.M). Men's mixed $3.00 wool Superior union suits, f2.oo. Grade Shirts $115 50c I Men's 'i soft and i Men's 75c starched starched cuff negll- 1 fuff percale shirts; gee shirts, $1.1.1. cleanup, at, BOr. Men's Sweaters 95c to $2.50 Worth $1.50 to $3.50 Wide selection of medium and heavy Jumbo weave sweaters. All wanted colors. Shawl collar or "V" neck coat style. All sizes. Best sweaters at a sacrifice. 65c 19c $1 and $1.50 Gloves Oood, "quality ' cspe dress gloves. Sires 7 10 8. Future ay, at, pair. ...... 35c Suspenders Made of dependable qual ity elastic web. Saturday cleanup price, pair. 75c Union Suits Men's elastic ribbed ecru rf ( union' suits.' Saturday Sllf cleanup prtcw, at, each. . . .-""' 25c Men's Garters Celebrated VKeystone" make. All wanted colors, at, per pair 11c 35c 25c Men's Hosiery Hrokeh lines of fibre hos- 4 r lery, black, white, 3 for lf 2 5c, or pair v 50c Shirts or Drawers Good quality men's fleeced shirts or drawers, at, each . . $1.00 Men's Sweaters Heavy ribbed "V" neck, ff sites 34 to 36. Saturday SI IT en sale, at JJ 5c Handkerchiefs Men's, white cotton 11. S. handkerchiefs. Saturday cleanup price, at Great Reduction on MEN'S A $2.00 Soft or Stiff Hat OC iy in the House, Saturday, at pl00 3c H A.TS Season's Newest Styles A $3.00 Soft or Stiff Hat to 1 in the House, Saturday, at s)10 Any $1.50 or $2.C0 Cloth Hat in the House, on Sal Saturday, at $1.00. Any up to $1.50 Winter Cap, cloth, plush or leather, in the House, Saturday, at 75c Any Trunk in the House, including the Celebrated Hartman make (excepting wardrobes), at 15 OFF. $3.50 Traveling Uogs, $2.05. $6.50 Traveling lUgs, 95.00. $8.50 Traveling llagft, $7.50. All Fur Caps Greatly Reduced. i 1 1 f ii t i,ms Wn i nOilSlANaws; fUllKi'T .M'-.Mti:i It Jit 1KN i.M V.S. $.50 Suit Cases, $7.50. $1 2.110 Suit Cases, $10.00. $15.00 Suit Cases, $12.50.