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THE BEE: OMAHA, TUESDAY, JANUARY 2, 1917,
TWO LAWS NEED
Railway Commission Suggests
That Some Amendments
TO GOVERN POWER LINES
(From a Staff torrenpondent.)
Lincoln, Jan. 1. (Special.) Two
laws passed by the last legislature
need fixing, according to the report
of the State Railway commission filed
with the governor.
These are the public warehouse law
and the electric transmission law.
Regarding the former the commission
believes that the law should be
changed so as to give the farmer more
protection. As it is now an elevator
may store grain in excess of the bond
given and the commission believes
that this should be remedied to cover
all the capacity of the elevator.
The commission says that the elec
tric transmission law came at just the
right time as construction of high
voltage lines has increased consider
ably during the last two years and in
dications point to a more rapid de
velopment in the future, but the act
Nebraska suffered with other states
from car shortage, but because of the
activity of its state commission fared
better than either Kansas or Okla
homa on the south or Colorado and
other states on the west.
Father of Congressman
Sloan Dead at Geneva
Geneva, Neb., Jan. 1. (Special.)
lames W. Sloan of Geneva died early
Sunday morning after more than a
He was born December 1, 1834, in
County Antrim, Ireland. He came to
Philadelphia with his parents when a
mere lad. where he and his father
later became engaged in carpet weav
ing. In 1863, he and his family moved
to Taylor county, Iowa, where they
resided until 1896. when they moved
to Geneva, where their sons resided.
At Monticello, ten children were
born to1 them. Five of these attained
their majority and will be in attend
ance at the funeral. They are William
J., ranchman, Ashley. Mont.; Charles
H Geneva, congressman. Fourth
Nebraska district; Mamie Sickles, wife
of a prominent farmer of Athelston,
la.; Robert J., lawyer, Kansas City,
who was a Nebraska state senator
from the York-Fillmore district in
1903; and Frank W., lawyer, banker
and extensive land owner, Geneva.
His wife, two years his senior, sur
vives him. His only sister, Margaret
Clark'of Philadelphia, was with him
during his last days.
Rev. Mr. Hanson, pastor of the
Presbyterian church of Fairmont,
will preach the funeral sermon at Ge
neva Tuesday, January 2, 1917.
Senator M'Allister Called
to Bedside of His Father
(Prom a Staff Correspondent.)
Lincoln, Jan. 1. Special.) Sena
tor W. I. McAllister of Neligh, who
arrived, Saturday,.was suddenly sum
moned to his home by a telegram
announcing the serious illness of his
father who is 94 years of age. He will
not be present when the session
Leading Deshler Man
Dies Early New Years
Deshler, Neb., Jan. 1. (Special
Telegram.) Charles E. Bauerassist
ant manager of the Deshler Broom
factory, died at an early hour this
morning from dropsy. The funeral
will be held Wednesday.
Fitzsimmons to Return.
Tecumseh, Neb., Jan. 1. (Special.)
Dr. A. P. Fitzsimmons, formerly of
Tecumseh, but who is now holding a
political position at Manila, P. I., with
his family, will return to Nebraska
the coming year. His term of office
will expire in October. Mrs. Fitz
simmons and the children will return
to Lincoln, where they have relatives,
in the spring, and the doctor will
follow in the fall. It is likely the
doctor will again go into the practice
of medicine at some Nebraska point
back home from
(Continued from Paso One.t
and finally turned back to the gov
ernment. This rechecking or "paper
work," as it is called in the army, in
volves considerable time, as every
thing must balance.
As soon as it is determined when
all the "paper work" will be finished,
the date for the muster out will be
set, usually about seven days ahead,
as the muster rolls must be in the
hands of the paymaster at least five
days ahead of time, so that he may
make out the payrolls.
On the final day of the muster out
the men will march to the pay table,
receive their money and then will
hoard a train for their home towns.
This is only a skeleton of the work
- During this period each officer is
I'fld strictly accountable for the
iliseipline and conduct of the men,
also for the preservation of govern
ment property. The officers in turn
;ire subjected to the same rules and
restrictions as their men to the higher
Guardsmen of the Fourth
Who Resume Former Status
The officers and the number of men
from each company of the Fourth
regiment, who will be released from
federal duty and will be restored to
their former National Guard status
arc as follows:
Citon! tiponre A. Eberlr, Stanton,
l.le, tenant Colonel William . Bachr,
i'1'.ptnln Hans M. Anderson, adjutant,
Captain William E. Kelso, Wianer.
Major Hennlna F. tstsanspr, Omaha.
1'lrst Lieutenant Clarenep A. Ruphland,
COMPANY A OMAHA,
f'nptaln Kujrenr T. Harris, Omnha.
I-'irnt Lieutenant Kdwanl I.. Wilbur.
tt.H-cind Lieutenant .lur'.i, I,.
Korty-elaht enlleted itir-n.
Company B. Omaha
Captain Charles W. Hamilton, Omaha.
Third Bride Got Bonds from Millionaire
AnntlW intirpftHmr chanter is ner was married to the "Cotton Duck
added to the history of the legal fight King" after two other wives, one of
over the estate lett oy tne iaie
Thomas M. Turner, known as the
"Cotton Duck King." It consists of
a record 01 examination Detore trial
vaine Turner, her stepson,
of Mrs. Margaret M. Turner, third
wife of the financier and defendant in
an action brought by Thomas Mcll
The plaintiff contends that certain
bonds, stocks and securities belong
ing to him were turned over to Mrs.
Turner by his father without consid
eration. He alleges that the securi
ties were held by his father as his
guardian, and submits that the trans
fer constituted a violation of trust
According to the papers which were
filed in the supreme court, Mrs. Tur-
Flrst Lieutenant Oscar L. Ke&ttnc.
Second Lieutenant Arthur J. McSb.an.e-,
Oma-h. - '
Y. Wfty-tw unlisted mm.
Company C, Omaha
Captain Irvin V. Todd, Omaha,
First Lieutenant Thomaa B. Ksrschner,
Second Lieutenant William F. Bruett,
Fifty-one enlisted men.
' Company D, Omaha
Captain Frank C. Yates, Omaha.
First Lieutenant Leo J. Crosby, Omaha.
SAcond Lieutenant Sidney IX Stocking,
' SBCOND BATTALION.
Major Iver S. Johnson, Stanton.
First Lieutenant Frank O. Tracy, ad
Company E, Wayn?.
Captain Arches L. Bunihara, Wayne.
First Lieutenant James H. Pile, Wayna.
Second, Lieutenant E. C, Mahaffey, Wayne.
Fifty-ltwo enlisted men.
Company F, Blair.
Captain Frederick A. Abbott, Blair.
First Lieutenant Heed O'Hanlon, Blair.
Second Lieutenant Ralph M. Valentine,
Th.rty-sevnn finllstd men.
Company O, Stanton.
Captain Chris U Anderson, Norfolk.
First Lieutenant William. N. Orris, Stan
ton. Second Lieutenant Car) H. Schults, Stan
ton. ' f
Forty-two enlisted men.
Company H, Madison.
Captain Harry B. Hobbs, Madison.
First Lieutenant Jesse G. Faea, Madison.
Second ' Lieutenant Henry Ottcrpohl,
Forty-four enlisted men.
Major Robert O. Doaglaa, Osceola.
First Lieutenant Thomas V. Hamilton, ad
Company I, Gordon.
Captain Joe W. Ledon Gordon.
First Lieutenant Fred F. Sturdevant,
Serond Lieutenant High P. Kelly, Omaha.
Thirty-five enlisted men.
Company K, Osceola and Seward
Captain Charles J. A. Sttiele, Ltncom.
First Lieutenant James A. Klllan, Blair.
Second Lieutenant Wilbur F. Jackson,
Company L, Kearney.
Captain Lynn J. Batcher, Kearney,
First Lieutenant Wlnt B. Harper, Kear
ney. Second Lieutenant Kennth T. Craig,
Thirty-five enlisted men.
Captain George H. Hole-man, York.
First Lieutenant Edwin E. Newbold,
Second Lieutenant Lester B. Shapland,
Forty-one r-nlistM men.
HEADQUA RTKRS COMPANY. INCLUDING
BAND FROM FRIBND.
Captain Hans M. Anderson, commander.
Flrty-five men total.
SUPPLY COMPANY, WISNBR.
Captain William B. Kelso.
Second Lieutenant George 8. Hefner,
Twenty-seven enlisted mwn.
MACHINE Gi:N COMPANY.
Captain Pell F. Lough, Omaha.
First Lieutenant Wallace A. Fellers,
Second Lieutenant A. W. W. Loerke,
Twenty-sftven nllatcd men.
Major John M. Blrkner, Lincoln.
First Lieutenant G. W. Pugsley, Omaha.
them the mother of the plaintiff, had
When asked whether her late hus
band had given her any J. Spencer
Turner & Co. bonds, Mrs. Turner
"How many did he give you?" she
"I could not say exactly," she
"What did you give for the bonds?'
"Legally, I do not know.'
"Commercially, what did you give?'
"Commercially, I do not know."
"Did you give anything of value?'
"Well. I miiiht sav I cave him af
fection and time and a great deal of
Daily Routine for Men
to Be Made Very Light
The ten days or more that will be
required to muster out the Fourth
regiment will be made as easy as
possible for the returned soldiers.
Only the necessary calls and duties
qj routine post work will be imposed
upon them. They are to be allowed
to receive their friends and will be
given as many short furloughs as is
consistent. The routine of post work
as outlined by Colonel George A. Eb
erlv, ranking officer, is as follows:
First rail. M-fas, 7:00.
Assembly, 6 : 40.
Assembly. K :35,
Strk (till. 1 1 :00.
Guard mount. 4:00.
First .-Ml, 4:.-,6.
i'hH to quarters. 0:30.
Brief City News
Nayy Recruit of
Real Ability Shows
Wyoming His Prowess
Sheridan, Wyo., James Allen, a
ranch employe, who says he had just
enlisted in the United States navy, ii
in jail here under special guard, a
tribute to his skill in resisting ar
rest. When , arrested yesterday on
suspicion of passing a worthless
check, Allen pressed a revolver
against the officers side and forced
him tn march oast the oolice station.
A moment later the pair met Chief
of Police Robertson and Allen torceo
him to accopany them. Later a third
nnliceman was encountered, and
Allen marched the trio to the rail
road yards, where the officers were
locked in a box car.
Before the offiecrs broke out of
their prison, Allen forced a Japanese
coal hauler to drive him out of town,
the fight being marked by a running
revolver fight with the officers . Sev
eral hours later he surrendered after
a posse had surrounded a barn, in
which he had taken refuge.
"A few more recruits like him,"
sair Chief Roberson, "will solve the
question of national preparedness."
Shipwrecked Sailors Brought
Into Miami Hospital
Newport News, Va., Jan. 1. The
American steamer Oncago brought
into Hampton Roads today three
survivors of the crew of the American
schooner Marcus L. Urann, vrecked
off St Michaels in a hurricane. They
were taken to the navy hospital at
Norfolk. The captain, his wife and
eight members of the crew were lost.
North Platte News Notes.
North Platte, Neb., Jan. 1. (Spe
cial.) Mrs. Margaret Tuttle, held
without bond for the murder of her
divorced husband in Gering on July
31, is in the Lincoln county jail await
ing trial, which is set for February 8
before the Scott's Bluff county district
Simon Zilka, a naturalized German
citizen, 4ft years old, was taken in an
unconscious condition from a rc-
friirirntnr rar in Ihp TTninn Pacifir
yards here when found by car in-1
spectors. Zilka had been overcome by
fumes from a charcoal heater used
in the car. Zilka is recovering at the
riatlnom WeMInf Rtno Eholm.
Han lloat rrinl It Naw Bmcoo l"nat
Ttaa Clmard. le, at Cartr'a. wab. 1,1
BMt Maal far tha Men CUIram'nt Inn.
Dr. W. K. Foot, now at 1(11 Flnt Nat'l.
aap Yoar Mom; And valuaolfi In lha
Amarlran Hafa Papoalt Vaulla. Ill S
17th St., Haa Bldf. Boxaa rani 11.00 tor
moolha. Opa from I a. m. to I. p. m.
tine lirriilacr Goods Sunderland.
Newspaper Office Raided
For Anarchist Records
San Francisco, Cal, Jan. . Offi
cials of the district attorney's office
raided the editorial rooms of the
Blast, a local anarchist organ. Saliir
day, ind seized the subscription list,
letter and paper files, manuscripts,
private correspondence and cartoons,
it was learned here today. The raid
was made, it was said, for the pur
pose of securing evidence to be used
in the prosecution of Thomas J.
Mooney, alleged ringleader in the
conspiracy which had its climax July
22 in a bomb explosion which caused
the death of two persons, during a
Mooncy's trial will begin Wednes
day. According to District Attorney
Charles Fickert, the Blast "had some
information we wanted and we went
and got it. The bomb plot was
hatched in the Blast office."
Miss Eleanors Fitzgerald, associate
editor of the Blast, said the officers
were in possession of the office for
three hours. "Their conduct," she
said, "was high-handed, illegeal and
The Blast office was raided by the
district attorney's deputies July 2",
but on that occasion, Fickert, said
Alexander Berkman, the editor, was
present, and they got nothing of
With One Car of Coal on Hand
Salt Lake Faces Fuel Famine
Salt Lake City. Utah, Jan. 1.
With one car of coal arriving in Salt
Lake during the last twenty-four
hours, the city is facing a fuel fam
ine. Retail dealers have been forced
to refuse further orders and the situa
tion is regarded acute.
More than 200 persons crowded
into a downtown coal office today at
noon and demanded that each be
served. A near riot threatened when
informed that there was no coal to
be had today, although promises were
made that shipments enroute, tied up
by the storm, would arrive late this
afternon or early tomorrow. It was 6
degrees aboxc zero here this morning.
Robber Makes Victim
Help Him Rob Another
After a highwayman had stopped
Charles Fron. Brandeis store em
ploye, who lives at 5320 Poppleton,
last night at Fifty-fourth and fa
cific and robbed him of $3 he com
pelled him to assist in the waylay
incr of another victim.
When the robber finished searching
Fron, C. H. Smith, a grocer's clerk,
drove by in a wagon and the robber
stopped him, too. Then he made
Fron hold the horse by the bridle
while he searched the driver. Smitn,
however, had nothing of value.
Uplift Movement Undermined
By Cigarette-Smoking Women
New York, Jan. 1. That the
"whole fabric of the various move
ments for civic' betterment in New
York is being undermined by cigaret
smoking women" was the declaration
today of Dr. William H. Allen, former
director of the bureau of municipal re
search and now director of the insti
tute for public service.
Ornat inerwurtw tn cash holding, tnvent
menta and deposits of federal rennrv bankn
In tha laat twelve inontha, were dtcloed
tn a lummary of the year's operation! made
fiubllc by the reaerve board, ranh reaervea
ncreased 112.7l,0O0 and combined (rold re.
aervea Increased $108,750,000. Total earning
ameta Increased 168 per rnnt from $83,000.
000 to $222,000,000, the Urge Rain being due
chiefly to the growth of acceptance, buiil
ntn during the yoar. Net bank depoelta
roue from $400,000,000 to U. 000,000, an
Increase of 6S per cent. Government deposits
In creased from $16,000,000 to about $21 -000,000.
Collection for the suffrage canoe through
the national head Quarters of the Congre
gational unton totaled $111,327 during 1916,
or more than twice aa much as In any
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