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THE BEE: OMAHA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1916.
NEW YORK'S VOTE
Chairman Beach Says Nothing
Else Needed to Show Trend
of Sentiment in Nation.
IT MEANS HUGHES WINS
(From a Staff Correspondent)
Lincoln, Sept. 20. (Special)
Chairman E. D. Beach left today for
Kearney, where he will meet with the
republican county committee to dis
cuss campaign affairs.
From Kearney Mr. Beach will go
to Holdrege to attend an evening
meeting of the county central com
mittee of Phelps. Mr. Beach will
take up matters of local organization
with the committee and endavor to
secure a line on he campaign. '
The renewed enthusiasm of repub
lican workers throughout the state
is vividly depicted by the correspond
ence received at state headquarters,
C. C. Johns, incharge of the publicity
buraeu, said today. Hundreds of let
ters are pouring in from republicans
over the state, indicating an unusual
interest in the campaign and express
ing confidence that Mr. Hughes will
Pleased With New York.
Chairman Beach of the state com
mittee said he was welt pleased with
the results in New York .
"The New York primary is addi
tional proof of the claims of repub
licans that a majority of the pro
gressives, are returning to republican
ranks under the progressive leader
ship of Mr. Hughes. We are de
lighted with tse vote in New York.
The democrats, in Judge Seabury,
had ehe very strongest man they
could pick and even his personal pop
ularity was not sufficient to carry
"In New York, as in Maine, the re
publican party is coming into its own
and what happened in the primary
will be repeated, only more emphatic
ally at the November election."
J. V. Craig, manager of the speak
ers' bureau of the republican state
committee, announced today that the
list of speakers who will campaign
in Nebraska include tire following:
Congressman J. W. Fordney of Michigan,
Fremont, September, 21; York, Septem
Congressman 3. A. Frear of "Wisconsin,
Hastings, September 22; Fairbury. Septem
ber 23; Lincoln,- September 25; Auburn, Sep
tember 26; Tecumaeh September 27; Paw
nee City, eSptember 28.
Congressman Sdlney Anderson of Minne
sota, Stromsburg-, September 26; Wahoo,
September 27; Minden, eSptember 26; Hol
drege, September 29.
Congressman W. A. Rodenberg of Illinois,
Plattsmouth, October 2; Nebraska City,
October 3; Falls City, October 24.
Beatrice Woman Killed
In Auto Accident
Beatrice, Neb., Sept. 20. (Special
Telegram.) In an automobile acci
dent near Lincoln this morning, which
resulted in the death of Mrs. Emma
Purdy, four others were more or less
severely injured. They are:
Miss May Purdy, Beatrice, driver of
the car; severely cut about head and
Mrs. Mary Bowen, Beatrice; nose
broken, left arm crushed and head
Miss Velma Carey, Liberty, and
Mrs. Leila Yocum of Wakefield, Kan.,
both severely bruised.
The party was returning home from
Lincoln and in going down a steep
hill Miss Purdy lost control of the
car, which turned over, pinning Mrs.
lJurdy underneath it. She died-enroute
to a hospital in this city. She was 47
years of age and had lived in Gage
county for many years. The injured
are in a hospital here uid will recover.
Reception For Minister.
Stromsburg, Neb., Sept. 20. (Spe
cial.) A public reception was given
by the Eden Baptist church .of this
place, to the new pastor, Rev. J. L.
Barton and his wife. The church was
filled with people from the town and
surrounding country, and several from
Polk were present. The ministers of
the city were invited and those who
took part in the program were: Rev.
J. O. Backlund of the First Paptist
church, Rev. P. A. Harrison and Rev.
O. L. McCleercy. Ministers from out-of-town
were; Rev. R. A. Jenson of
Osceola, Rev. A. H. Nickel of Polk,
Rev. Dilley of Octavia and Rev. Ray
E. York of Lincoln, state secretary of
the Baptist association.
News Notes of Aurora.
Aurora, Neb., Sept. 20. (Special
Telegram.) A. O. Hartquest, a
oromment business man ot Aurora,
had both bones of his right forearm
badly crushed while cranking his au
tomobile today. He win De lain up
for some time.
Judge E. E. Good today ordered
the jury called for October 2 instead
of September 25. Six cases were set
for trial, the first being Stephenson
against the Union Pacific. This is
a personal injury case arisingi over
an accident near Ord, where a cyclone
l)lew a train from the track. A simi
lar case went to the supreme court,
svhich decided against the railroad
Swartz Held for Trial.
Pender, Neb., Sept. VI. (Special
Telegram.) At the preliminary hear
ing of Louis Swartz of Emerson,
charged with statutory assault, cci
ductcd in Judge Roy B. Cartberg's
court today, the evidence was such
as to warrant binding the defendant
to the district court. Bond was fixed
at $2,500, which was furnished by the
defendant, and he was released to
appear for trial at the next term of
i he district court. Swartz is a resi
dent of Dixon county, but the crime
i- alleged to have been committeed in
i'hurston county, hence the case com
ing on for trial here.
Minister Is Stricken.
Boone, la., Sept. 20. (Special Tele
gram.) Rev. Elliott Voorhees, pas
tor of the Methodist Episcopal
church, while milking a cow which
he kept at his stable on Dr. Allen's
place, was seized with heart afilure
and died before he could be carried
into the house.
Notes from Beatrice
- And Gage County
Beatrice, Neb., Sept. 20. (Special.)
At a special meeting of the Board
of Education yesterday, Paul W. King
of Lincoln, was elected principal of
the Beatrice High school to succeed
Antoine Hillyer, resigned. Mr. King1
is a graduate of Doane college and
was formerly principal of the high
school at McCook.
Mrs. Mary Catherine Hines died
yesterday at the home of her daugh
ter, Mrs. S. W. Wilson, in this city,
aged 64 years. She is survived by two
L. L. Catlin, a pioneer of Nebras
ka and a civil war veteran, died Mon
day at his home at Plymouth, aged
85 years. He is survived by five
children, his wife having passed
away years ago.
W. Mills King of Oklahoma City,
Okl., and Miss' Maude Luella Shack-
elton were married yesterday at 10
o clock at the Episcopal church. Rev.
W. A. Mulligan officiating. They will
make their home at Oklahoma City.
Deaf Man Composed
Score for State Ode
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
Lincoln, Sept. 20. (Special.) A
deaf man is the composer of the musi
cal score recently chosen by a com
mittee of judges for the Nebraska
state ode, written by W. H. Buss of
Fremont. Information of this fact has
reached State Superintendent Thomas
in a letter from John Prindle Scott of
New York, to whom the $100 prize
was awarded for the best melody to
fit the words of the poem.
Mr. Scott states that he prepared
himself for a public singer's career,
which he followed for ten years, but
was compelled, to abandon it several
years ago when deafness came upon
Scott says he intends to come to
Nebraska for the semi-centennial cel
ebration when his song will be sung.
Engineer Hageman Hit
By Train at Sweetwater
Ravenna. Seot. 20. fSoecial.V-C-
O. Hageman, Burlington freight engi
neer, was struck bv the engine of pas
senger train No. 42 yesterday morning
and badly injured. Mr. Hageman had
sidetracked his train at Sweetwater
to allow the passenger to go by and
was on the ground beside his engine.
He opened a steam cock and the
sudden rush of steam caused him to
step back just as the passenger train
came by. He was struck on the
shoulder and thrown violently to the
ground. -The passenger train stopped
and took the wounded man to the
hospital at Grand Island. A broken
arm and .a badly bruised shoulder
were the wounds discovered by first
Powell Finds Few Cars
Held in Omaha Yards
(From a Staff Correspondent
Lincoln. Sept. 20. (Special.) Re-
porting on the box car shortage said
to exist in the state because of delay
in returnning cars from Omaha, U.
G. Powell, expert for the Nebraska
Railway commission, said he tound
the situation in Omaha generally ex
"There are no cars held ud in
Omaha," Mr. Powell declared, not
withstanding reports to the contrary,
Mr. Powell said he found few cars
in Omaha and in eery instance those
were returned as soon as they have
Golden Wedding Observance
Of Mr. and Mrs. 0. Durand
Fairbury, Neb.. Sept. 20. (Special.)
The golden wedding anniversary of
Mr. and Mrs. Oliver H. Durand was
celebrated Tuesday, at the home of
their daughter, Mrs. George Garber,
six miles northwest 'of Fairbury.
Owing to Mr. Durand's, prominence
in Grand Army circles, the entire Rus
sell Grand Army of the Republic Post
No. 77 of Fairbury, together with the
Women s Relief Lorps, attended. Mr.
Durand was commander of the Ne
braska Grand Army of the Republic
several years ago.
Nebraska Conference in Ses
sion at Aurora Transfers
W, 0. Jones to York.
REV. E. L. REESE TO OMAHA
Aurora, Neb., Sept. 20. (Special.)
The fourth annual conference of the
United Brethren church in Nebraska
closed its sessions Tuesday night af
ter a week of the most successful
and earnest meetings in the history
of the church. Several ministers were
ordained and much enthusiasm was
The concluding business of the con
ference was the appointments of min
isters for the ensuing ' ear. The com
mittee in charge of appointments
brought in their report at the Tues
day evening meeting.
Lhanees of ministers will take place
at Beatrice. Blue Springs, Cheney,
Corsica, Elba, Friend, Geneva, Gree
ley county, Hayes county, Julian, La
mar. Liberty. Loean county. Mar
quette, McCool, McCook, Morna,
Oakdale, Omaha, Ord, Pawnee, Pleas
anton, Seward, Shelby, Strang, Swan-
ton, Walnut and lion.
Kev. W. O. ones, who was pastor
of a church at Omaha, was appointed
Evangelist at York college. Kev. E.
L. Reese, who has been pastor at
Des Moines, la., is transferred to the
The list of appointments follows:
Conference superintendent, 8. M. SnMer;'
Amherst, A. Boyd; Angus, T. L. 8van;
Aurora, A. 8. Beshore; Bayard, to be sup
plied; Beatrice O. J. Roberts; Bethel, O.
A. DeFrance; Blue Springs, J. V. Hedges;
Broken Bow, R. L. Brill ; Cheney, 8. K.
Lemonde; Columbus, F. Lohr; Corsica, C. D.
Bennett; CotesAeld, J. M. Eads; Crab Or
chard, Z. C. Mower; DuBots, H. A. McKel
vey; Elba, W. G. Hamilton; Florence, to be
supplied: Friend, W. H. Herman; Oeneva,
K. R. Baber; Gibbon, C. Wallace Miller;
Greeley county. W. G. Hamilton; Oresham,
M. W. Harner; Harblne, to be supplied;
Hastings, O. 8. Long; Hayes county, J. A.
Ross: Helvey. Charles Foster; Johnstown,
to be supplied; Julian, J, F. Mower; Kear
ney, A. P. Vannice; Lamar L. L. Masaie;
Liberty, E. H. Fontlus; Lincoln, H. H. lie
berly: Litchfield. E. F. Wagner: Logan
Center, A. C. Rice; Luchton, J. R. Mouer;
Marquette, I. Boyd wenger; Meadow Grove,
F. W. Brink; McCool, A. R. Caldwell; Mc
Cook, 3. A. Ross; Merna J. W. Rollings;
Miller. W. M. Buswell: Nehawka. V. L.
Crom; Oakdale, C. E. Spore; Omaha, E. L.
Reese; Orchard, H. H. Spracklen; Ord, J. J.
Charleston; Ortello, J. Mason; Palmer, to
be supplied; Panama, R. B. K off roth;
Prairie Gem L. R. Gregory; Pawnee. J. L.
Hayden; Pleaaanton, A. B. Small; Plckrell,
W. Reasley; Seward. C. A. Litchfield: Shel
by, C. T. Savory; Shlloh, S. Harvey; Btlck
ney, to be supplied; Star. J. P. Blakely;
Strang. W. C. Clifton : Swanton. Paul B
Porter; L'plsnd. J. W. Zimmerman ; Upland
circuit C. E. Harrington; Vnrmlltlon. to be
supplied; Walnut, G. 11. Pickett; York. L.
F. John , Zloii. J. F. Hedttes.
Special appointments: V. R. Schell, gen
eral secretary Board of Education ; M. O.
McLaughlin, president York college; L. L.
Erlev. president Philomath college; C. I.
Mohler, missionary to Porto Rico; W. O.
Jones, York college evangellnt; Charles Bit
sett and J. C. Morgan, pro feasors In York
college; Ford Davidson, student In Boston
Theological seminary; S. A. Jacobsen and
Franklin Hunt students In York college;
Jennie I. Starkey and 8, J. Stewart, evan
gelists; J. C. Sydenham, engaged In gen
eral Sunday school work.
Contest is Planned
Central City, Neb., Sept. 20. (Spe
cial.) Three full days of real wild
west shows will be held on September
28, 29 and 30, when its first annual
Frontier Days cjlebration is to be
staged. The attraction likely to at
tract the most attention will be the
world's champion bucking contest. A
huge tract of ground is now being
fenced in for the big show. The to
tal prize money of over $1,000 has al
ready drawn many of the well-known
Child at Aurora Dies
Of Infantile Paralysis
Aurora, Neb., Sept. 20. (Special
Telegram.) After an illness of six
hours' duration the 2-year-old child
of Thomas Milliken died last night
of infantile paralysis. A portion of
the spinal column will be sent to
Lincoln for pathological examination.
This is the first case of this disease
in Aurora for several years.
Evangelistic Services at Adams.
Adams, Neb., Sept. 20. (Special.)
Rev. Earlc D. Situs, Nebraska Bap
tist state convention evangelist, is
holding a series of revival meetings
at the Baptist church here. Large
crowds are attending every service
and much interest is awakened in re
Congregational Pastor Resigns.
Sutton, Neb.j Sept. 20. (Special.)
The membership of the Congregation
al church has voted to accept the res
ignation of the pastor. Rev. G. W.
Kelly. Rev. Mr. Kelly states that
he has very good calls from different
churches in the east, which caused
him to tender his resignation here.
Correction in Date
Buffalo County Fair
Tlinden, Neb., Sept. 20. (Special.)
The annual Agricultural and Stock
show and Kearney County Fall festi
val will be held here September 25 to
30, instead of late in December, as
stated in a report sent out from here
Mondav. The affair is under the joint
direction of the Kearney County Ag
ricultural society, the Minden Com
mercial club and the Minden Ad club.
Prairie Fire Extinguished.
rierre, S. D Sept. 20. (Special
Telegram.) Auto squadrons from
Philip, Midland and towns between
were called out this afternoon to as
sist in putting out a prairie fire whicl
started northeast of Philip. The heavy
growth of grass and high winds made
the situation dangerous for a time,
but the call for help brought many
to the scene and after a hard fight
the fire was controled with little loss
outside that of pasture, but with close
calls for several farmers.
The Treatment of
Influenza or La Grippe
It li quite refreshing these days to read of
ft clearly defined treatment for lnfluensa or
Im Grippe, In to article In the "Lancet
Clinic," Dr. James Bell, of New York Olty.
ays he it convinced that too much medica
tion u both unnecessary ana injurious.
When called to case of la grippe, the
patient li usually seen when the fever is
present at the chill which occasionally
ushers In the disease, has practically passed
away. Dr. Bell then orders that the bowels
citrate of magnesia. For tie high fever,
severe headache, pain and general soreness,
one antl-kamota tablet every three hours
Is quickly followed by complete relief.
Ask for A-K Tablets. They are also unex
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This Autumn Exhibit Has Established
The Most Authentic Styles for Fall
Now every woman will be sure of her ground when she begins to buy her
Fall Wardrobe. From the lowest priced garment upward, we are showing
those styles which will be worn by every woman of fashion this fall and win
ter season, 1916-1917.
Women's and Misses' Tailored Suits, $19
Special preparations have been made for a
showing Thursday of a group of very pretty
and smart tailored suits at a price that should
be of exceptional interest.
The materials are gabardines, poplins and serg
es, in navy, brown, black, plum, green, etc.
These models are as up-to-the-minute and smart
in style a's any of the higher priced suits.
Short, medium and long jackets are shown and
the full cut skirts. Specially priced at $19.00
"The Style Aristocrat"
THIS SEASON the selection is better than ever,
representing the very highest grade of merchan
dise and the most wonderful variety of styles
that can be secured for $25.00.
Every material of the season,
such as Broadcloths, Gabardines,
Serges and Poplins, are shown.
-Rich trimmings of braids, I
Long Coats for All Occasions
The new Long Coats in all the latest
fabrics, such as Duvetynes, Bolivias,
Velours, Tweeds, Mixtures, Cheviots,
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flaring bottoms with large cape and
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The best Suit for Style, Serv
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Smart Skirts for Street and Dress
A showing that is by far more comprehensive
and pleasing than ever before, featuring more
novel and practical models. The new plaids
are quite prominent.
Smart Velours, Serges, Gabardines, Taffetas,
Satins, Silk Poplins and a variety of other de
New Fall Blouses
All the new
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long and short sleeves.
Every woman will be delighted with these blouses
We nave grouped several lots for quick selling
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Hand-Embroidered Georgette Crepe and
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Dainty Lingerie Blouse
Lace and embroidery trimmed models. Very dain
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We have the right corset for you
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Let our fitters demonstrate this in our fitting
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Madam Lyra Corsets are made of imported coutil
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corsets are perfectly designed, and we have here
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