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    THE DEE: OMAHA. TUESDAY. APRIL 10, 1917.
Nebraska
LAWMAKERS PLAY
JOKE ON SELVES
Would Extend Appropriations
But They Lapse While
Legislature Acts.
fUST
TWO DAYS LATE
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
. Lincoln, April 7. (Special.) What
looks as if an April fool joke, which
. the legislature played on itself and
several state officers, is contained in
' 1 bill that seems to have been enacted
nd approved bv the governor too
late to accomplish the purpose it was
intended to.
This bill, H. R. 89, was an amend
ment to an appropriation act of 1915
for state printing. It' allowed money
appropriated at that time to be used
in publishing1 reports of the state au
ditor, the insurance department, the
labor commissioner's office, the board
of control and the state engineer for
tlie last biennium.
- The bill was held back in the legis
lature and got to Governor Neville
so late that it was not signed by hint
until April 2. The old biennium ended
on March 31, and the 1915 appropria
tion, under a provision in the state
constitution, lapsed on that date.
Consequently, it cannot be used now.
Even the holding of the state legal
department that items contracted for
cut of an old appropriation prior to
April 1 could still be used afterhat
date does not help the situation, be
cause the old appropriation did not
cover the printed reports of the de
partments mentioned, and no contract
could legally De incurrea incrciorc
' mil the new btil was passed and
signed.
Some of the engrossed bills which
have been delieveed to the governor,
signed by him and turned over to the
secretary of state contain errors in
the wording. In one of them two
mistakes have already been found.
This is a bill by Mr. Taylor and oth
ers to provide for rotating names on
the official ballot. The word "place"
occurs wtiere it should have been
omitted, and the word "named" comes
instead of "names." ' ' '
W. H. Thompson Declares
, Must Pass "Dry" Bill
ift, (From a Staff Correspondent)
Lincoln. April 9. (Special.)
."What shalUe do to be saved?" Tins
is the cry which was sent up today
by the former state chairman of the
democratic state committee, W, H.
Thompson of Grand Island. He came
all the way from Grand Island to im
press upon the democratic members
of the legislature, but more espe
cially the "wilful sixteen," who voted
wet amendjne'nts onto a perfect dry
. bill, their duty as democrats..
Mr. Thompson issued a statement
covering three pages in which he en
deavored to show the "wilful sixteen','
their dutas democrats and to foget
former democratic propensities and
. com6 to the help of the weak against
the might.
He first mildly sugges that the
senate should pass the partial suf
frage bill and then switches to a
discussion of the prohibition bill and
says that no law should -be passed
unless it strictly prohibited the manu
facture and sale of "near beer of 2
per cent and any other kind of bev
erage of any percent." - ,
He charges that if a good dry law
5s not passed that the democratic
party will have to stand the burdfn
and that the fact that the "wet ele
ment and the corporations are said
to have been combined." should cause
the democrats to pass the bill without
any wet elements about it '
Obituary Notes
GOTTLIEB ZIEME, a. homesteader
of the Beaver Valley, died suddenly
at his home near Beaver City, Sunday
evening of heart disease, aged 74
' years. He leaves a large family.
MRS MARY 'A. CRANE died in
Randolph, Vt, lairt Thursday, aged 92
years. She lived in Omaha many years
and was active in St. Mary's Avenue
Congregational church. Her daughter,
Katherine taught in the ' public
schools. Ever since the family moved
from here, nine years ago, they have
been subscribers to The Bee.
RICHARD BROOKE died at- his
home, nine miles- southeast of York,
Saturday afternoon, after an illness of
tworweeks, with pneumonia. He was
' 85 years old. Mr. Brooke was a pioneer
settler in York county. He settled
in 1878 upon the farm where he died,
and had made his home there ever
since . He is survived by his widow
and three sons, W. H., Richard and
Chauncey. Funeral services will be
held Tuesday.
CHARGES NORTON of Benson,
aged 77 years, died Sunday afternoon
and the funeral will be held from the
residence at 3 o'clock Tuesday after
noon. It will be In charge of the
, Knights Templar,. of which order for
years Mr. Nortonjwas a member. Tues
day evening the body will be taken to
Janesville, Wis., the oM home, for bur
ial. Mr. Norton was one of the oldest
employes of the Northwestern road.
- He went to work for the company In
J 8 73, continuing until eight years ago,
when he was retired. He came to the
Nebraska lines In 1886 and for a num
ber of years was conductor on one of
the Omaha-Black Hills trains. Later
and until he retired he ran one of the
branch line trains. He had made his
home in Omaha and Benson most of
the time after having been assigned,
to lines weft of the Missouri, river.
REV, ABEL M. PERUY died at
a local hospital Sunday evening of
Brlght's disease at the age of 64 years.
He was born in New York and spent
half of his life In farming. Entering
the ministry, he preached sixteen years
' for Methodist churches in Nebraska.
From 1914 to 116 he did strong work,
as superintendent of the Union Gospel
mission. The summer of 1916 he sup
plied the pulpit of the First Congrega
tional church, later traveling widely In
Nebraska speaking for the prohibition
amendment. In February he con
ducted revival meetings In Iowa. The
. body will be taken to Elmwod, Neb.,
for funeral services on Tuesday. Three
daughters and twd sons, with Mrs.
Perry, survive hlm.V
The Wreckers Are Coming
The Parisian Cloak Company, 318
320 South 16th Street, , is receiving
ercJry day New Spring Suits. New
Spting Coats, New. Spring Dresses,
New Spring Skirts and New Spring
Petticoats, and they must be sold be
fore the building is to be toru-down;
. savings of 1-3, H and 'A on some gar-x
f'snents ''is assured to you,-i-Adv.
EX-PREMIER'S DAUGHTER "DOING HER BIT' Mi.i
Elizabeth Asquith had to learn to typewrite to make herself
useful to the Three Arts Women' Employment fund.-She is
here shown pounding out copy to boost the toy industry main
tained by the fund.
T-IISS EHiABBTH ASCOHTH
SENATORS PROVIDE
WHAT HOOSE OMITS
Salary Bill Reported Out With
Numerous Additions In
cluded. FOR BOARD OF HEALTH
House Members Listen
To Expert on Cattle Disease
.(From a Staff Corrfspomtent.)
Lincoln April 9. (Special.)
When the house met Monday after
noon, it listened to ail address by
Prof. H. R. Smith, formerly of the
faculties of tire Nebraska and Minne
sota state Colleges of Agriculture,
now employed by the Chicago Stock
Yards ceinpany, in combatting live'
stock diseases. He spoke briefly on
the prevalence of tuberculosis among
cattle and hogs, and answered ques
tions from the legislators.
A resolution was introduced favoring-an
embargo on the shipment of
certain products from the United
States to other countries and maxi
mum prices to be fixed by the gov
ernment on foodstuffs. A number of
members objected to its consideration,
and it went over two days.
Going into committee of the whole,
the house acted on several senate
bills. The business was interrupted
by the entry of the girls' band of
twenty pieces from the state in
dustrial school at Geneva, led iy "Su
perintendent Lyda McMahan and Di
rector Fagin. Several numbers were
played by the band,' eliding hearty
applause from the solons.
The girls also visited the. senate and
favored the solons with several pa
triotic selections, the senators joining
in singing, "America."
Prominent Fremont Dentist
Charged With Disloyal talk,
Fremont, Neb., April 9. (Special
Telegram.) Dr. James Stockeldt, a
prominent Fremont dentist, was
brought into police court today on
charge of verbally assailing the
United States government. Dr.
Stockfeldt is said to have addressed
Ralph Johnson, a staunch , supporter
of the government as the latter was
on his way to church in a Knight
Templar uniform. . 1
Dr. Stockfeldt is held on a charge
of disturbing the peace. He is out on
bond furnished by A. EyLittlechild
another Fremont dentist. The case
will be heard tomorrow.
Senate Democrats Take
i. r n:i n.,J
muney n um nan dwiu
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
i Lincoln, April 9. ("Special.) The.
senate finance, ways and meins com- j
mittee today cut the appropriation of.
$39,000 from the railway commission
appropriation for handling a threat
ened advance irrfreighfrate cases and
added $25,000 of it to the appropria
tion of the attorney general for prose
cutions. .This makes the appropria
tion foryhe attorney general for
prosecutions $40,000. - i
Upland Has Building
Boom of Big Proportions
Upland, Neb., April 9. (Special.)
Upland is experiencing the greatest
commercial and building boom in its
history.
C. R. Juctkius hay organized the C.
R. Judkins Lumber company, with
$30,000 capital, and bought the local
yard from R. S. Proudfit company.
"The Farmers' Union company has
been incorporated with a $30,000 cap
ital. It has bought the West eleva
tor. , i, -0t
The Upland Banking company,
capital $25,000, has been sold to Fred
Gund of Blue Hill. E. L. Morse, the
owner of the majority of the stock
for many;years, has retired.
The People's bank has bought the
old saloon lot and will build a fine
new brick and terra cotta bank build
ing. 50 feet by 25 feet, immediately.
The old People's Bank building has
been sold to Charles Johnson, who
will move it and immediately start
the construction of a modern brick
picture theater, 100 feet by 40 feet.
He will also build a new barber shop
and a new printing office.
Hansen Bros, are now starting the
construction of a modern brick hard-
Nware store about 50 feet by 150, and
also a fine new brick garage of about
the same size.
The Clearman & Hines companyl
have let the contract for a fine tftick
building to cost in the neighborhood
of $1.0,000 to accommodate their in
creasing trade.
In view of all the buildings being
put up, it was decided advisable to
vote electric light bonds. The elec
tion was held last Tuesday. The
bonds carried by a vote of 63 to 24.
The Holdrege" Electric Light and
rPower company will immediately be
gin the construction ot a line from
Upland to connect.with their Hildreth
line for a twenty-four hour service.
The contractors are having a difficult
time to find men enough to do the
work.
Eight Automobiles Said to
Have Been Stolen Found
Fremont, Neb., April 9. (Special
Telegram.) Following up informa
tion they secured in a raid at Sil
ver Creek, a week ago, five Nebraska
sheriffs gathered at Long Pine Friday
and for two days searched that sec
tion of the country for stolen cars.
Eight machines,on which the engine
numbers had Been changed were lo-j
cated and the owners notified not to
dispose of them until further notice.
Officers declare the cars were stolen
and then sold to farmers in the vicin
ityvof Long Pine and Bassett. No
arrests were made, but some valuable
information was secured.
(Erom a Staff Corrapondnt.)
Lincoln. April 9. (Special.) The
salary bill, H. R. 794, reported out of
the senate finance committee this af
ternoon, is substantially increased by
amendments, in comparison with the
measure as it originally came from
the house.
This increase is lergely due to pro
vision for changes in the law to be
made by the present legislature, no
account of which was taken by the
house.
TheMiouse completely forgot the
supreme court commission. after that
body had existed two years without
pay for lack of an appropriation Tat
the 1915 session of the legislature. A
deficiency appropriation to cover two
years has gone through both houses
and been signed.
Th commission's appropriation is
$24,000 for two years, as added by the
senate committee. This includes
$3,000 a year for each of the three
commissioners and $1,000 a year for
three stenographers. The three typ
ists and clerks were provided for
by an act just passed by the present
legislature.
The house took no account of the
Fox bill reorganizing the state beard
of health, which has been signed by
the governor. The board of health
appropriation, therefore, was increased
t'rom $12,000 to $24,000.
Nine stenographers, assistants,
clerks and librarians of the-Nebraska
supreme court had their salaries in
creased by about $200 each a year, in
the oresent legislature. The senate
committee increased the supreme
court appropriation by $5,000 to meet
the change necessary to conform to
this law, H. R. 176. .
District judges have been increased
from thirtyjo thirty-two, o $20,000
more was needed for that purpose.
Salaries in the live stock sanitary
board's department have been in
creased and the fish and game com
mission is allowed another deputy,
with increased salaries for all three
and for three special ones employed
only part time. The senate is pro
viding for them.
In increasing the appropriation for
the National Guard, the senate pro
poses to raise the salary of Adjutant
General Hall from $1,800 to $2,400;
deputy adjutant general, from $1,200
to $1,800, and disbursing officer from
$900 to $1,200.
Foreign Language
Bill Heads Sifting Fife
(Prom a 8taff Correspondent.) ;
Lincoln, April 9. (Special.) The
bill to amend the Mockett law in that
it would prohibit the teaching of
German in the public schools in cer
tain grades had a narrow escape
from death this afternoon, it being
discovered that it had not been lifted
out by the sifting committee and had
been listed for indefinite postpone
ment by the educational .committee.
A controversy arose whether the
bill had ever had any consideration
before the committee and the chair,
after hearing the pro and con argu
ments, decided that it had not and
that it had a little breath of life left.
Moriarty then moved to kill it en
tirely but the senate restored it to
life by a vote of 18 to 9, and tin bill
was placed at the head of e sifting
file. 1
President Thanks
Legislature for
Its Loyal Action
(Prom a Staff Corf pondnt.)
Lincoln, April 9. (Special.) Presi
dent Wilson has heard from Ne
braska. This afternoon Sneaker
Jackson received the following com-
mmiil4uuil truui juvemor icvnic,
which was read by the clerk:
'I submit herewith a copv of a
letter received from the president in
acknowledgment jof the resolution
passed by your honorable body on
April 3, last: -
" 'White House, April 4. 19l7.-My
Dar Governor Neville: Accept niy
warmest thanks for your telegram of
April 4. I am very gratetul to vou
and to the members of the Nebraska
legislature for this reassuring pledge
of loyal support.
"WOODROW WILSON.
'Honorable Keith Neville. Gover
nor of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb."
Notes From West Point
And Cuming County
West Point, $Ieb.. April 9. (Spe
cial.) At the last municipal election
the candidates for city clerk received
a tie vote, each getti.'.g 224 ballots.
The intention of the candidates was to
test the matter by casting lots but
this was deemed to be illegal and the
matter will be submitted to the de
termination of the county court upon
recount of 1he ballots.
The death of Mrs. Gertrude Kahler
occurred Saturday morning at the
home of her daughter, Mrs. Martin
Ahler, on the north sMe. Mrs. Kah
ler was the mother of Emil Kahler
and was 80 years of age. Funeral
services were held this afternoon
from the Grace Lutheraa church.
The West Point Brick and Tile
company has been organized and in
corporated at West Point. The in
tentionof the new enterprise is to
develop the extensive beds of clay
lying north of this city. The follow
ing were elected officers: W. T. S.
Neligh, president; A. L. Krause vice
president; Henry Bauman, ire "or;
r.. m. vonseggern, sccreuii nc
following are the directors: , S.
NelighT A. L. Krause, C. h ..-.-.il,
Henry Bauman and Herman Zepiin.
i Beaver City Store Robbed. '
Beaver City, Neb., April 9. (Spe
cial Telegram.) Burglars entered the
clothing store of B. F. Moore last
night and stole 'Seventeen suits of
men's clothes. Entrance, was gained
through a back window. There is' no
clue.
Remiftmg Officer
Will Visit Tecumwh
Tecumseh, Neb., April 9. (Special.)
A recruiting officer will be in Te
cumseh Wednesday looking for vol
unteers for the United States navy.
Citizens have secured the Commer
cial club rooms as headquarters for
the officer while here and will co-oper-ite
in his work. .
Nebraska Legislature for
Government Road Operation
(From "a Staff Correapondent.)
Lincoln, April 9. (Special.) The
United States may now operate the
railroads. Both branches of the Ne
braska legislature have given their ap
proval in a resolution, which after
passing the senate has now, passed
the house.
One Minute
Store Talk .
"There's axilothtng story in this
vast stock' that no other store
could print," said a well known
Omaha newspaper man to us.
"Besides," he continued, "no
newspaper printed in Omaha
could ffer enough space- to
print it in." ,
'The more a man understands
big propositions the more he
knows what it means to select
and assemble such an enormous
stock as this, but you
must read the complete
story in the stock itself.
We're glad to have you
study it any day. , , . .
Largest
Showing of
Stetur.n and
-C. & K. Hals
Manhattan,
Ywkeand
Bates-Street
Skirts.
Vassar,
Superior, B.
V, D:, Hatch,
andMadeweU
Unton Suits
, "SEE '
OUR
( ' WINDOWS
TODAY
A Nation -Wide Exhibit
of Spring Suit Styles
$20-$25-$30
WHATEVER your clothes ideal may
- be, you'll find it in -eur mammoth
showing of spring suits from a score
of America's finest makers.
' , Sport Suits Lead "
They're all hare sing la or doubU braatd,
with belt all around or belt at tha back thraa- "
quarter or half baits wttb almost any arrange,
ment of'plaits you like, Patch, wait or slash! '
pock!, and the naw colorings and waaraa ar
a traSt in thamulrM.
Men's Business Suits
$15, $20, $25, $30, $35, $40
Men who demand clothes that are strictly correct, with
out being conventional or average; conservative, with
out being mediocre, find satisfaction here. Incompar
able selection of special sizes and proportions from
short stouts, extra sizes, at well as tegular models.
. COMPARE
OUR
VALUES
' . ALWAYS
-CORRECT APPAREL FOR MEN AND, WOMEN.
Man Killed by Train
At Louisville Sunday
Louisville, Neb., April 9. (Special.)
George Spease, a laborer at the
National stone quarry was killed late
Sunday evening by an extra cast I
bound1 Burlington freight train. Spease i
was asleep on the track when the train I
hit him. ' Nothing is known ahoul j
the man. He had no naners In assist !
to identify him. He was about 20 1
years of age.
Union Chorus Sings "Holy
City" at Red Cloud
Red" Cloud, Neb., April 9. (Spe
cial.) A union chorus of thirty mem
bers under the direction of (lien F.
Walker presented Sunday evening a
sacred oratorio entitled "The Holy
City," written by A. R. Gaul. The
usual church services were dismissed
for the occasion, and the Orphcum
theater, where the exercises were held,
was filled to overflowing.
Will Dig Long Tunnel
To Drain Stockham Lagoon
Aurora, Nth.. April P. (Special.)
J.1I. Van Wormer, who secured the
contract (or the construction '.of the.
luirr drainage ditch north of ifitock
hani, has already begun work tunnel
ing through the deepest part. The
tunnel will be about 2,500 .feet long
and will be vthree feet in diameter.
After the tunnel is constructed,, con
crete sections will be laid in it. The
ditch will drain a l.igoon consisting of
about 4(X) acres. The cost of the pro
ject will be about $12.0(10.
York Raises Teaching Standard.
York Neb., April 9. (Special.)-
Board of Education 'elected teachers
for 1917-18. Some of the old teachers
have not been employed and several
resignations will be handed in. The
following resolution has been adopted
by the hoard: "Resolved, That this
board will consider no application
and employ no teachers in the senior
or junior high school without a
bachelor's degree from an accredited
college, except in manual training."
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IicKworK
AUTO FINISHES.
' For Your Car
. Refinish your cap toflay with KwicKworh. and
use it tomorrow. Make the old car look like new.
Nine shades to choose from. Ready for use and ,
easy to apply. . . -
Aih Your Dtaltr ; "
Booklet "Your Car-Hi Hegtntniiim" sent
on request. Address our nearest office.
AM f RAMCH0O Milt BCHI.IM HUSKLS MUtOURMfl .
NTIHMATIONAL. VHNIjn t-
11 AmMlbUafHMW li
Diandeis Stores
Eastman
Kodaks an4
Camera
Supplies,
Main Floor.
Every
thing for
th.
Garden.
ust Remember This
We Havfe Purchawd the
Entire Stock of
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,v5 Beaton & Laier's
Curtains and Draperies
, Through the
Hartman Furniture and Carpet Co. -
; , And Will Sell Thit Stock, Beginning
Monday. April 16th, at
De on the
i
Dollar
WAIT FOR THIS SALE
Details in Daily Newspapers Do Not Miss Them
A Notion Sale in Need-Time
Carmen Crimped Hair Nets, something new,
each, 10 8 for 35
Face Chamois, each 4
12-yd. Bolts of Rick-Rack, all imported, at 18
Shell Hair Pins, 6 in box, each, at, 3 Hi
O. N. T. Crochet Cotton, white and ecru,
ball, at , 8
Rustproof Dress Clasps, card, at. ..7....2)
Pearl Buttons, card, at 2 M t
Inside Skirt Belting, with bones, yd., at. . . .10
Bias Tape, per bolt 79a
Good Rubber Sanitary Aprons, 89e value,
each, at 9
Ladies' and Children's Hose Supporters, pair, 8
Simplex Curlers, bunch, at 9
Main
Wooden Skirt and Trousers Hangers, 10c
value, at r 5
Men's and Women's Collar Bands, all .sizes,
each, at .' .2Js
Real Human Hair Nets, at 10ci 3 for. .... .25
Dust Caps, assorted colorsr-each, at, ....'10
Pocket Mirrors, f ancy, backs, each, at ; . 2 )
Fast-Colored Wash Edging, "bolt, at. .... .7)4 k
Corset Steels, exttia heavy, 16c grade, each.-.9
Fast-Colored Darning Cotton, at 3 spools for 5 "
Boys Pants Bands, with but-
- tonholes, each , 5
One big lot of Scissors and
Shears, pair . . . y 25c
Floor
Dress Forms at a Reduced Price
Our "Betterway" Four-Sectional Dress Forms, with arm piece
' and extra long hips. These forms are adjusted by adjustable
slides which require no reaching inside or no wheels to turn. ,
v . This is the easiest form made to operate and is perfectly pro- ,
portioned. ' These are our regular $10.00 dress t qq
.- forms. On sale, Tuesdayfor only .,. pTwO
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