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SENT JN TO POOL
Candidate for Nominations Over :
Nebraska Just Getting the
Itch for Office.
TURNS WEAPON .UPON SELF
Earl King, Colored Man at Lincoln,
Kills Himself to Avoid
PITCH OUT FOR DISTRICT JUDGE
(From a Rtaff Correspondent I
LINCOLN. March ( Special.) Secre
tary of State Pool (tot up early this morn- j
Ing and turned on the current In his i
political filln mill with the result that I
a pretty good grist was ground out be- j
fore It was time to unhitch for dinner, i
Frank J. rolhk of Wnhoo filed for the
rt publican nomination for the state sen
ate from the Thrld district, composed of
the counties of launders and Sarpy, rep
resented In the last ses.'lnn by S.-nator
J. M. Gates of Sarpy, a democrat.
J. A. McGuIre of Beatrice, files for
tho democratic nomination for represen
tative from the Thirty-fourth district,
composed of the counties of Gage.
Thayer and Johnson, represented In tho
last session by T. K. Conley, a repub
lican: John Gerdes of Beatrice, files for tho
democratic nomination for the state sen
ate from the Fourteenth district, com
posed of the counties of Gage and Paw
nee, represented In the lust session by
Senator A. U. Spencer of Gape, a re pub-
J. R. Davidson of Aurora, files for the
democratic nomination for '.he slate sen
ate from the Seventeenth district, com
posed of the counties of Hamilton and
York, represented at the last time by
Senator C. A. Sandall.
Julius Neuman of Wymote, files for
the democratic nomination for the state
senate from the Fourteenth district, com
posed of the counties of Gage and .Paw
nee. Dan Stephens, would like to go back
to congress from the Third dintrict and
has sent In a filing to the secretary of
state, expressing his desires In demo
F. V. Fitch of Omaha, files for the
nomination aa dlatilct Judge of the Omaha
George S. Christy cf Nemaha, files for
the republican nomination for represen
tative from the Third district, composed
of the counties of Richardson and Ne
maha. This Is the district represented in
the last session by Supreme Court Com
missioner W. C. ParrlotU
TWO GOVERNORS UPON
PLATFORM AT LINCOLN
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, .March 9. (Special. )-Tlie
mid-cont'nent prohibition conference la
In session In Lincoln starting yesterday
w ith a meeting In St. Paul's church, with,
about 600 delegates present. -.
The headllner on the program last night
was Governor Car'f-on of Colorado.
Governor Morehead was considerably In
the limelight In the position of Introducer
of his fellow governor from the Centen
nial state. The governor got a big hanj
aUo and Mayor Charlie Bryan acted sj
the governor's applause starter.
P-rcther Charley nearly calked, in hU
efforts to stir up enthusiasm when tiie
governor. In Introducing the guest of
ths evening, said that "What la good for
lha people of Colorado, Is generally good
for the state of Nebraska."
The mayor, of course, thought the gov
ernor referred to prohibition and he
turned loose with a vociferous yell, but
since getting back to earth again ba has
been Industriously thumbing the dic
tionary In an effort to discover just what
that "generally" which Governor Mora
head use! really meant.
Othe speeches made were by Chancellor
Avery, Mayor Pryan, W. T. Thompson of
the Women's Christian Temperance
HAD THREATENED YOUNG GIRL
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Manh S.i Special Tele
gram.) lit fusing to siirKcudcr himself,
after firing a shot tlirouxh the door at
officer who were seeking to arrest him,
Karl King, a colored man. turned hli
tevolver on himself and fired a shot Into
Ida brain, dying almost Instantly.
King hal taken lS-year-nM llaxfl llol
conih, a colored girl with whom he 1
In love ,away from her escort ahout mid
night at the point of a gun and force l
her to go with him to an old bnrn where
he kept her several houis. She says he
did not harm her, although threatening
to kill her If site did not promise to marry
him which she later did. lie let her go
after threatening to kill her If she told
of the occurrence.
She reported the matter and the police
were notified, but it took them an hour
before they were abl to get into Ids
room and then only after the fatal shot
was fired. The door was battered down
with an ax.
King had served a four-year term In
tho penitentiary for burglary and after
ward worked as elevator man for a local
department store here until discharged a
short time ago for attempting to forge a
THOMAS DUFFEY 0LD-
TIME SCOUT, IS DEAD
LANPKR. Wjc, March . (Special.)
Thomas Duffey, nn old-time government
scout and stage driver, died here Tues
day at the age of M years. Duffey had
suffered the past three years from a
earner on li is face and this caused his
death. The cancer was brought on by
having his face frozen while driving
stage between Rawlins and Lander twenty-five
years ago. The side of the face
where tho cancer had formed had been
partially paralyzed ever since it had been
frozen, ami his left eye was affected.
Duffey came to Wyoming at the time
the I'nlon Pacific w as being built through
the state and was In the employ of the
government as a scout along that lino
during Its construction.
BEATRICE WINS DEBATE
FROM TABLE ROCK
BE AT RICK, Neb.. March 9.-(Speclal.)-Rea
trice won the debate last evening
from Table Rock In the first State league
debate by a 2 to l decision on the sub
ject, "Preparedness." Table Rock having
the affirmative Bide of the question.
Table Hock was represented by Glen
Nettlan, J. Johnson and I-ester Boggs,
and Heatrlce by Henry Wing, Reuben
Claussen and Marie Stevens. The judges
were Prof, llurrage and President Allen
of Doane college and Superintendent
Johnson of Uue Springs. Beatrice will
meet Pawnee Clly In the next series.
GIVES KEARNEY OFFICFR
SLIP AT BREAKFAST TIME
Notes from Beatrice
and Gage County
RRATRIOi:. Nel., March ?. (Special
Henry WltcofsKl. who was arrested Inst
week on the charge of stealing n pump
from the old water works station north
of the city, valued at Vti. and later sell
ing It for l SO. as bound over to the
district court yesterday after his hear
ing before Judge Kills. In default "f
$:,"00 bond he was lodged In the county
Jail. Three other men arrested with in.?
defendant weie released
Word was received here yesterday an
nouncing the death of J. F. Steele, si
former resident of this city, which oc
curred at his home at Pomona, CM.,
where he had been living for the last
eight years. He Is survived by his widow
and one son, Arthur.
Theo Carpenter arrested at Wy-!
more yesteday on the charge of stealing
nine chickens from Alfred Kbner of West '
Beat rice. He was arrainged before Judge
I A Selle and pleaded guilty. He was fined
floo and costs, and as he was unable to
pay his fine he was lodged In the county
Chris Meints. a farmer living near
I'lckrcil. sustained a broken leg and
severe bruises about the body yester
day In a runaway accident near i'j
OBSERVES BABY WEEK
K EARN KY. Neb.. March 9 (Special
Telegram.) With over l.l(X) people In at
tendance, a crowd which Is. said to be
tho lsroest tliRt nver itunitnil m Vn. rn A r
celebration outside of a political meeting,
this city's part In baby week was fit -tlniily
The crowd commenced to fill the city
hall long before the hour set for the
exercises, and It was soon apparent that
It would be necessary to get a larger
auditorium. The meeting was taken to
tho Methodist church.
Dr. Newell Jones of Omaha was the
principal speaker. He spoke on the care
and feeding of Infants, while several
other Important papers were read. Drs.
L. M. Stearns and If. N. Jones of Kear
ney were among the speakers.
The afternoon session was augmented
by the holding of meetings at both the
state normal and high school during the
KKAP.XKY. Neb, March !.-(Special
Telegram.) An act of courtesy on tho
part cf Harry Voss, deputy county sher
iff. In not locking up W. T. MV-otVmlck.
suspected of soliciting- Insurance without
authority, was appreciated to the extent
that McCormlck got out of a local hotel
this morning and Is now at larne. after
having slept with the officer all night.
McCormlck was selling Insurance, and It
Is said that be bad no license or was
not even sn authoiiseil' aicont.
Rother than to throw him In Jail the
deputy slept with Mm. ami hsd carefully
guarded him during the nlht. but when
daylisbt came the man was Kranted per
mission to prepare for nreakfast, an. I
stepped from the room anil did not come
No warrant hud been Issued for his
arrest and no charge bed been made
against him. However, be would have
been up for a hearing yesterday had he
not succeeded In making bis getaway
He left owing the hotel $1;"..
Jury I'lnd (mar of Death.
COHMHIS. Net... IWirch .-(Special
Telegram.)-In tho Imiucst liold over the
body of Victor Teraslnskl. a verdict was
returned stating he came to his death
by falling over trestles in front of the
;dnno store of William Fonteln on Kiev
Big German Fleet n
Escorted by Two Tl
LONDON. March According to ac
counts in the morning newspapers rcrnrd
Ing the recent nctlxlty of the G rman
ricel Ir. tne North Sea. the fleet Included
about fifty craft of all descriptions, from
the most modern dreadtiaugbts don to
old fash onod torpdo boats. The fleet
was escorted by two ?.eiuellns, which
vn ed as scouts to present a surprise
OtacK by hostile essels One trawler
slgl ten' this fleet Id", miles due wist of
the mouth of the Kibe. Another saw It
tblrtv-flve miles northwest of Ymuiden.
The German ships were painted a wa.r
gray and were lnlslll at a short d's
l.nee. One Dutch trawler Is nuolrd ss having
reported that durlnit the r- lit air raid
on .England a Zeppelin was seen scenting
In advance of three cruisers and a fleet
of destroyers and submarines wolch were
believed to have the Intention of mak.ng
a dash for Kngllsh waters.
" 9tnam fl f"
Fine Uprights Iron $3.50 per month
Steinway Grands at special rates
Six Months Rental Free when
rented piano Is purchased.
Expert tuning, voicing
and regulating to at
My the mot exacting
Phone Douglas 1623
Schmoller 6 Mueller Piano Co.
1311-13 FARNAM ST.
Key to the Pltustlon llee Wnnt Ads.
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JEWELERS WILL MEET HERE
IN CONVENTION IN 1917
GRAND ISLAND, Neb., March . (Spe
cial Telegram.) The Nebraska State
Jewelers brought their convention to a
close this evening with a banquet ten
dered the guests by the local jewelers. The
election of officers this afternoon resulted
as follows: President, Robert Meyer,
Orand Island; vice president, A. H. Hast
ings, Arcadia; secretary treasurer, Ed
ward B. Fabska, Pierce. Executive com
mittee: William Nletfeldt, Grand Island;
Adolph Schlosscr. Dodge, and J. II. Rlffe,
Omaha was selected as the place for
the next convention.
Features of the closing days' session
were addressed by C. B. Morgan of Hast
ings, T. It. Combs, representative of the
National Jewelers, and Colonel J. L. tihep
ard, spokesman for the National associa
tion. One of the visiting guests, J. V.
Burborka, was presnt with his harp at
which he Is a inast&r and added much
charge of phone lines
Falrbnry Mewa Notes.
FAIRBURT. Neb., March . (Special.)
F. N. Tlppln has entered the race to
(secure the republican , nomination . f or
sheriff In Jeftorson county. Then, are
five tepubllcan candidates and threo dem
ocratic, candidates out for sheriff In this
Vvil'lam Oberholm.m, a plcncer of this
county. Is reported dangerously ill at his
home threo miles northwest of the city.
F. D. Bradley. Rock Island agimt. Is
sojourning In El Pneo, Tex., this week
and John McAllister is acting agent in
Elbert W. Mason. Falrbury's mayor.
haa returned from a trip to Hot Springs,
Ark. Mrs. Mason remained at that place
for a month.
Jefferson county farmer are making
extensive arrangements to commence
farming; operations as soon as the fields
are dry. The frost Is practically all out
of the soil.
Practically all the roads in this county
excepting those in the river bottoms are
In splendid condition. The road drags
have been kept busy.
COLUMBUS, Neb., March . (Special
Telegram.) C. J. Garlow, president of the
I'latte County Independent Telephone
company, has received word that the
merger between the Bell and his com
pany has been approved, and the Inde-pi-ndcnt
people will take charge of the
I'ell plant the first of next week. The
"-II people will still have their toll
Hlg improvements are now contempated
y the Independent people, and better
rvioe will bo given. Hoy Pratt, man-'i-cr
of the Bell, will go to McCook.
. rates will go Into effect April 1,
vhlch were approved by the railway
"ommission, as follows: Business phones,
H per month; business two-party line,
l-'.jO per month; residence, $1,5 per
nioiitn; residence two-party line. 11.50 per
month; residence four-party line, $1.25
per month; phones on farm lines. $15
per year; phones on metallic circuit, $18
News Notes of Hastings.
HASTINGS. Neb., March 9 (Special
Telegram.) An attempt was made last
night to flood the bank of Commerce.
Water was turned on In a room above
and It was standing several Inches deep
on the bank floor, when discovered.
A. J. VanEvery, democrat, and Fred G.
Johnson, republican, have entered the
race for state representative for Adam's
The fiftieth wedding annlversay of Mr.
and Mrs. Herman Hobrock was celebrated
last night with a family reunion, during
which the youngest son. Will, arrived
from Lincoln and surprised the family
by introducing his bride, formerly Ruby
Senile k, whom he married In Lincoln Just
before taking the train for Hastings.
MELVILLE LUMBER COMPANY
SELLS ITS TWO PLANTS
HTF.RLINQ. Neb.. March 9 (Special )
The .1. N. Melville company have hoIJ
Its yards and stock at Sterling and at
Smartvllle to tho Kcehler Lumber com- j
pany of Geneva. The Melville Lumber
company Is one of the oldest business I
firms In Johnson county. Its yard In Ster-'
ling was established In 1W, where has ;
ueen built up since that time one of the
finest lumber plants In the state. Mr.
Melville is one of the directors In the
Nebraska Lumbermen's association and
the vice president of the Nebraska lAirn
berman's Mutual Insurance company.
Phone Consolidation O. K.'d.
LINCOLN. March . fSneeUi tu
State Railway commission has granted
me application of the Platte County Tele
phone company to consolidate the Ne
braska telephone syste.n In C-d'tmbim
with that company with a small Increase
In rates and also permits the company
to Issue notes for payment of tim iui
In tho amount of $14.ono and stock in the
amount of $13.0, the company so con
solidated to report to the commission
within a certain time Hnt. th.
Issuance of stock.
Two Injured fader Aato.
SHENANDOAH. Ia March .-(Speclal
Telegram.) Pinned under an upturned
car, IV. R. C. Danley and Night Marshal
Hobbs of Hamburg, were Injured in an
auto wreck near Shenandoah. The doctor
was being brought to Shenandoah to see
A. B. Simmons, who died later In the
morning. The doctor's collar bone was
broken and he was severely bruised, Mr.
Hobbs was burned with gasoline. James
Brogan and Driver James Andrews es
SCHUYLER, Neb.. March .-(flpeclal
Telcgram.)-J. B.' Snyder of Howells
filed today as a democratic candidate for
reprerentatlve from, the Twentv-soventh
district for the fourth term to succeed
Fare Case Continued.
LINCOLN. March . -(Special.) The
attorney general's office has secured
the consent of the railroads to a
postponement of the hearing on tho mat
ter of ttif ot cement of passenger rates
from March 20 to May i. The postpone
ment carries with It a contlnuatum of the
present 2-cmt fare in Nebraska for that
length of time.
Dcalea Klrlaa- hop.
FREMONT. Neb., March . (Special
John Paulstryn pleaded not guilty to the
charge of setting fire to his barber shop
two weeks ago and was bound over to
the district court at his preliminary hear
ing yesterday. Ills bond, was f.xed at
(oIhk Rack to Kpt.
FREMONT, Neb.. March .( Special.)
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Smith were in Fre
mont making arrangements through the
clerk of the district court for their pass
ports preparatory to sailing the latter
part of April for Khartum, Egypt, Mr.
Smith Is engaged In mlbMonary work in
Egypt for the United Presbyterlun church.
The finest line In Omaha always
at our store.
Here Is a canvaa covered trunk
with heavy hardwood slots, rein
forced e'lgea, heavy corners, locks
And hfnirea. 3'-lno)i mIza now
H priced at 6.50
Steel covered trunk, heavy hard
ware, straps and very strongly
built throughout; 32-Inch sijso,
now priced at f7.EO
BAGS AND SUITCASES
Here's an Imitation WaJrun bag.
good locks and slilo catches, rein
forced corners, strong and durabl.
A bargain at $3.00
Then we have a fiber covered suit
case. Good locks and catches. 24
and 26-lnch size. Very specially
priced, at 91.00
Wa 1.1k s Small Repair Jobs.
FRELIHG & STEIHLE
"Omaha's Best Baggare Builds."
1803 Faraam St.
A good habit cannot be formed
too early start the children on
for i aiiarea's old aaa (roup.
"I havo used Chamberlain's Cough Rem
rdy in treating my children for
and rrouo with the best sucr
not feel sale without It In the house. I
cannot speak too highly of It." w rl'cs
Urs. Joshua Nutter, of Swlftwater, N. H.
Obtainable every wh pre. Ad vtrtisement.
A Standard Ethical Dtmtifrica
Sand 2c stamp for generous sample of either Dr. Lyon's
Perfect Dental Cream or Tooth Powder.
I. W. Lyon & Sons, !ne,177 W. 27th St., N. V. City
Last Call Now for Those Who Would Share
In the Great Savings to Be
Made in the King-Peck
THOSK WHO COME TO THIS Clothing and
Outfitting Store before closing time on Friday
night will find sincere cause for self-congratulation.
This King-Pock Sale lias boon one of the most suc
cessful in the history of this store, and when the cur
tain rings down on Friday night, there will have been
written into ihe history of this Men's Clothing and Fur
nishing Store a new high record mark.
Styles that leave nothing to be desired, and such won
derful variety that every man can find just exactly, what
The Prices in This Sale Have Never Been
Equalled in the Clothing History of Omaha
Here are final cloning prices on everything but Slip-On. Rain
coats for Friday's selling.
Men's Clothing in the Basement
$14-9 and $198
$6.50 .a $8.50
I Men s Fancy Vests rrt
Men's Khaki Pants I Men's Fancy Vests
at I at
Men's and Young" Men's Mackinaw Coats
at : ,
Union Made Overalls, per pair,
Balance of the King-Peck Stock (Slip-On Raincoats Excepted)
Boys' Long Pants Suits
From King-Peck Stock (t J A P
All at One Price..4.yb
There isn't a suit worth less than $8.50,
plenty of $10.00 ones and a few worth $12.50.
Ages 14 to 17 years. A few blue serges, and
the balance are neat mixture effects of brown
All the Boys' Overcoats $1 85
From King-Peck Stock..
Ages 2Vfc to 7 years only. Chinchilla and
mixture coats that are worth double the price
and even more.
Boys' Suits From King- $1 85
Peck Stock, Special, Fri.
Knickerbocker suits for boys 7 to 15 years,
in various mixtures. Russian and sailor Riiits
in ages 2'2 to 8 years, lilue scrpt-s and mix
tures, many in splendid all-wool fabrics. Val
ues to $5.00.
Boys' Furnishings, ?S(!
From Kln-Peck Stock, one table, choice" U U
Boys Shirts, Boys' Blouses, Boys'
Sweaters, Boys' Rompers.
(Mostly slightly soiled garments)
Men's and Boys' Hats
and Caps Clearance
From the King-Peck 8tock
All the Men's Soft and
Mitt Hats that remain in
stock, from the
King-Peck sale .
All the Men's Crusher Hats,
tn black, brown, navy, tan, gray
and white. Values to Qi"
70c; peclal Friday. ... 3C
All Men's Golf Capa,
values to $100
All the Hoys' and Children's
Headwear, Including Hats Q
and Caps; values to 75c. tC
Down so far in price that even though the original prices
on this King-Peck Men's Furnishing Stock were phenomenal,
these are so much less that they are simply amazing.
Last of the MeiVs Furnishings From
the King-Peck Stock
All the Odd Lots of Men's Shirts I All the Men's Linen and Soft Col
lars from the King-Peck stock, broken
nizeH and plenty large sizes;
worth 15c. Special at 2 for.. OC
All the Silk and Knit Four-in-IIand
Ties from King Peck OlX-s
stock; worth 25c, at.... JLew 2C
from the King-Peck stock, Of .
worth to $1.00, at JUC
All the Men's Wool Shirts and
Drawers from the King-Peck stock
that have sold here every ylQ
day for 79c; now T'JC
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