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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: DECEMBER SO. I Oil
NEBRASKA PAY IN
Douglas County Contributes
$10,682.50 to - Total, as
Shown by Reports Filed
LAWYERS UNABLE TO
State Bar Association Cannot
Agree Upon Plan to Endorse
Men for the Supreme
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
Lincoln, Dec. 29. (Special.) Boot
leggers appear to be a very generous
group of men, having, according to
reports filed with the governor, con
tributed $29,909.20 so far to the school
'xind, under the prohibition law of the
r-tate covering illegal sale and posses
sion of liquor.
According to the report the Douglas
county record is as follows:
Omaha Police Court Prosecutions,
1.116; convictions, 641; fines paid,
Omaha Municipal Court Prosecu
tions, five; convictions, three; fines
paid, $10. ' . ,
South Omaha Police Court Prose
cutions, 243; convictions, 182; fines
Clerk district court, Douglas county,
J n a great many instances fines
assessed were served out in prison
and do not show in the above.
The total taken in for permits, both
wholesale and retail, amounts to $776.
The total expended for enforcement of
the prohibition law amounts to $3,
731.68. Counties of the state show the fol
Ailimia J.W'Loup . 10
Hoono SOOMcrrtcli 100
Bo Butts- COONancn 100
Hoyd lOONui-kolls 135
Huffala 477()too . . . ."V 270
"ass l,350PHWne9 100
:.'adRr 3H0Phelps 100
Cherry 200J'lcrce ... 15
-"lit-yenne 1.230Platte 110
t'lny SUORichardson S20
''ustor lOORook SO
I'uUola 2,04fltfallne 10
1'anson l.UScotUibluff 800
'r;inklln :0Kward 20
i;'Ko 92S.Shrrlilan 15
Hall l,86t!Thayer 1.10
Holt IlOThurston 400
Hooker Washington 220
Johnson ..4 l,120Wayne 150
Kearney znQWvtister 480
K'.-Uli 40Wlieler 4U
Kimball 410York 320
Head Clerk at Swift's Is
"Married to Table Rock Girl
Table Rock, Neb., Dec. 29. (Spe
cial.) Married, at the residence of
the bride's parents, Mft and Mrs. C
I. Norris, in Table Rock, at high
noon,', Friday, December- 28, Miss
Eunice Norris, who has been a teach
er in the Papillion schools for the last
two years, to Fred Peters of Omaha,
head clerk of Swift & Co., in that city.
The young couple left o.i the after
noon tram fop Kansas City to spend
their honeymoon. Rev. .S. E. Taft,
Methodist pastor at Table Rock, of
ficiated. At the annual meeting of the Paw
nee County Fair association, recently
held at Pawnee City, all the present
officers were re-elected.
The annual play given here by the
young Bohemian people of Table
Rock and vicinity Friday evening at
the opera house was "The Amazons,
or the Maidens' War." The play net
ted $180, which is to be divided be
tween the Red Cross and other be
Miss Grace Nickelson, who lias
been a teacher in the Pawnee county
-i 1- e it. I..... ........
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. M.
Nickelson of Steinauer, was married
Wednesday evening to Fred Lynch
if Pawnee City.
Yellow Paint in Evidence
" In Village Near Tecumseh
Tecumseh, Neb., Dec. 29. (Spe
cial.) Unknown persons applied
cllow paint in the town of Johnson",
:ast of here, one night recently. The
oaint was profusely spread at the
Farmers' elevator, at Ernest Oest-f
mans' hardware store and some was
applied to the residence of George
Dringenberg. Alleged lack of patriot
ism caused the work.
Marion Ostrander and Carl Poh
lenz, farmers living near Sterling, in
formed the women of the Sterling
Red Cross chapter that they would
give them one acre of corn in the
field, for the cause if the women
would husk the corn. The offer was
accepted. Yesterday 12 of Sterling's
prominent women donning feminalls,
repaired to the field five miles south
west of the town. They set to work
in earnest to gather the grain and
the job was completed in less 'than
Fremont Rector Did Not
Offer Wine Before Robbery
In a special dispatch to The Bee
from Fremont concerning the theft of
communion wine from St. James'
Episcopal church, the statement was
made that a portion had been previ
ously offered by Rev. W. H. Frost,
the rector, to two men." This was
based upon a misunderstanding and
the report conveyed a wholly errone
ous impression. After many years of
devoted church work at Fremont.
Rev. Mr. Frost goes to a new and
larger field, carrying with him the
confidence of co-workers and friends
for his consistent attitude toward
Red Cross Auction Sale
At Fullerton Nets $810
Ftillerton, Neb., Dec. 29. (Special.)
Proceeds of the Red Cross scle held
at Fullerton recently, amounted to
S810. A sate held at North Star. 10
miles west of Fullerton, cleared $425.
Colonel Hoy was auct'oneer, assisted
bv his son and R. Swann. i
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
Lincoln, Dec. -9. (Special Tele
gram.) After voting almost unani
mously at noon to recommend three
candidates for the three places on the
supreme bench to be elected next fall,
members of the Nebraska Bar associ
ation were unable to agree upon a
plan for the selection of the candi
dates and finally put it up to the
executive committee to provide a way.
Officers were elected as follows:
President, A. C. Wakely, Omaha; vice
presidents, Samuel Kineker, Beatrice,
and L. S. Richards, Hebron; secretary,
A. G. Ellick, Omaha; treasurer, Ray
mond Crosslin, Omaha. Member ex
ecutive committee, Fred Wriths,
' Six nonpartisan candidates for the
bench are to be nominated under the
nonpartisan law, from which three
will De elected by the people. The
terms of Judges Hamer, Letton and
Rose expire in 1918.
Wattles Presents U. S. Flag
To School Near West Point
West" Point, Nek, Dec. 29. (Spe
cial.) A pretty home wedding was
solemnized Christmas day at llie
home of Mrs. A. R. Thambers, when
her son, A. R. Chambers was married
to Miss Jeona Hartman, Rev. W. H.
Atcheson, pastor of the Congrega
tional church performing the cere
mony. Th.: groom is connected with
the Capper Publishing company of
Cmaha, and the bride is a popular
young woman of Norfolk. (
A United States flag has been pre
sented to school district No. 5, in
this county, by Gurdon W. Wattles,
for the reason that every family in
that district signed the food pledge
The annual Farmers' Institute for
this county will be held at West
Point on January 5. A. Burr of Lin
coln will deliver an address on "Al
falfa and Sweet Clover," in the morn
ing, and Miss Sterne will address
the institute on '"Conservation A Pa
triotic Service." Proceeds of the insti
tute will be donated to thiTKed Cross
The cattle sale was held at the
Thompson farm oh the east side on
Friday, when Charles Y. Thompson
sold 56 head of fancy Hereford- cat
tle. The sale realized $61,000.
Judge William V. Allen opened an
adjourned term of the district court
at West Point Thursday morning.
Albright company of Beenier obtain
ed judgment for $553.75 against Hole
& Huestis, on an account. William
H. Hille against Smith, action to
quiet title, judgment for plaintiff. Par
tition ordered in the estate of Andrew
O. Hoff; August Loewe against S.
D. Fodd, et al, decree to quiet title;
estate of W. A. Black, order to show
cause in real estate sale.
Sister M. Cecilia of the Guardian
Angels school has received a diploma
and degree of bachelor of music from
the Siegel-Meyers School of Music in
Chicago. She has taught and studied
music here for 25 years.
Beatrice Men Leave for
- Camp at Jacksonville, Fla.
Beatrice, Neb., Dec. 29. (Special.)
Earl T. Howey and Donald N.
Van Arsdale of this city left yester
day for Camp Joseph Johnston,
Jacksonville, Fla., ' where they re
cently enlisted m the quartermaster s
The temperature at this point has
been below zero the last two days.
Some snow fell in this section yes
terday, but not enough to improve
crop conditions .
lack Davis of Sioux City, Ta., and
Miss Mabel Langley of this citv, were
married at aKnsas City Thursday.
The following new directors of the
Young Men's Christian association
were elected yesterday fo rthree
years: W. H. Kilpatrick. R. W.
Grant, J. E. Thompson, 4. H. Woort
man, D. S. Dalbey and P. Y. Cass,
tied. The hold-over members of the
board are: J. R. Spicer, J. E. Smith,
J. A. Bauiard, H. A. Thompson, F.
E. McCracken. h. W. tellers, Harold
Stout, V. R- Johnson, C. E. Shaffer
and E. F. Kimmerly.
The local lodge of f-lks held a
meeting and initiated three young
men. who recently enlisted in the
army. District Deputy Green of Lin
coln was present and gave a patriotic
Warren Burgess and Miss Helen
Davis of this city were married al
Lincoln Thursday, by Rev. L. D.
Young. They left for Pittsburgh, Pa.,
immediately after the wedding, where
the groom will enter the employ of
the government as an expert in the
motor truck service.
Farmer Fined; Forced .
To Kiss the U S. Flag
Potter, Neb.. Dec. 29. (Special
Telegram.) George W. Davis, a
farmer of this place, had been mak
ing unpatriotic remarks when to
day he was forced to pay a fine of
$20 which was given to the Red
Cross. He was also forced to kiss
the flag and write an apology in
the local papers. He received sev
eral blows in the face from differ
Officers of Destroyer j Former National Guard
That Sunk Submarine! Officers May Enlist
Washington. Dec. ."'.-The Navy j (From a Staff Correspondent.)
department gave out the addresses of I Lincoln. Neb., Dec. 29. (Special.)
the officers of the i'csirver Fantiinir i A limited number of former officers
Deshler Commercial Club
Censures Boardman's Talk
Deshler. Neb!, Dec. 29. (Special
Telegram.) During the delivery of a
lecture, "Putting Pep Into Pepper
town," Kiven under the auspices of the
Deshler Commercial club here, Dc-1 , in j
ccmber 20, the widely known Com-' bunday Funerals Banned
I as follow
I Lieutenant Carpender. eommaml
liug.'New Brunswick, N. J.
Lieutenant G. II. Fort, Washing
ton, D. C.
, Lieutenant Walter O. Henry, Mur
j Lieutenant Robert B. Carney. Phil
adelphia. j Ensign John A. Vincent. Chicago.
Coxswain D. I. l.oomis, Sage,
: Chief Pharmacist's Mate Hirer
I Harwell, Scotts Hill. Tenn.
of the National Guard will be received
for military service for training in
southern camps, according to infor
mation received bv Adiutant General
Claim of the Nebraska National ! costs each on a
Guard i liquor in their possession.
Two Men Fined $100 Each
For Having Booze at Dance
Beatrice. Neb., Dec. 29. (Special
Telegram.) Lee Hickman of Paw
nee City and Ray Gingery of Wash
ington were arrested at the Wymore
hotel yesterday and fined $100 and
each on a charge of having
The men must he between the ages ! niittcd having sold some of it at a
1 47 and able to pass the j dance at Lewiston, Neb.
physical examination. 1 liey must en
I list as first class nrivates. but it found
j competent w ill probablv be given pro- j nher or bookkeeper 1y using
i motions. 1 Want Ad.
You can secure a maid, stcnogra-
Relatives Should Make
Proper Returns for Soldiers
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
Lincoln, Dec. 29. (Special.) Rela
tives and friends of a man already in
the service should not fail to maka
proper report of that fact when re
turning questionnaires, according M
State Provost Marshal Walter E.
I Anderson, who says that many aro
! cJinMv Ti-tiirnincr flip niipstionnaire
with the simple assertion that the'
man is in the service. The board must
be "completely satisfied" .that he is
"now" in the service-.
Francis G. Connor, ler-
munity league organiser, John R.
Boardman of Lincoln, digressed from
his subject to make the following only
reference to our present war:
"The lust for gold brought on this
war. 'Don't talk to me about fighting
for humanity, about fighting to make
the world safe for democracy, about
this manufactured trumped up pa
triotism. "We are fighting for the almighty
dollars and for dirty gold."
When next morning at a previously
arranged meeting of the merchants to
discuss community matters, Mr.
Boardman was confronted with his
utterances of the previous evening, he
admitted that he was correctly quoted.
Today the directors of the Deshler
Commercial cHib in special session
unanimously passed resolutions re
pudiating these utterances of Mr.
Boardman and condemning them as
disloyal, and ordered that' a c?py of
tne resolutions be sent to the State
Merchants of Four Towns
Agree to Early Closing
Stella, Nob., Dec. 29. (Special.)
In line with the recommendations of
the State Council of Defense in con
serving fuel during the war, the mer
chants of Stella, Shubert, Verdon and
Barada have signed an agreement to
close their business at 6 o'clock p.
m., ond Monday, Tuesday, Wednes
day, Thursday and Fridayand all day
Sunday, during the winter months,
commencing January 1. These same
merchants agree also not to open
their places of business before 7 a. in.,
during the winter months.
The Presbyterian church at Falls
City, with the pastor in charge, is
aiding theDepartment of Food Con
servation by a series of weekly re
ports. The report blanks were sent
to the pastor for the full length of
time with the request that the church
report to the government each Tues
day morning for the week that pre
ceded. So far, seven reports have
been sent, and the effort of record is
to be continued for two more weeks.
Liscp (Neb.) Man Summoned
Before Council of Defense
Oshkcjsh, Neb., Dec. 29. (Special.)
Henry Schlickrr of Lisco. who was
reported by citizens of the west end
oi the county, as making remarks
in the last few months that were de
cidedly pro-German, was brought be
fore the Garden County Council of
Defense this morning and required to
explain his attitude. Mr. Schlicker de
nied the accusations. In the hearing
it developed that he has failed to sup
port the Red Cross, Young Men's
Christian association and owns no
Liberty bonds. Before the council
turned him loose, however, he be
came a member of the Red Cross to
the extent of $100; a like amount was
given to the Young MetYs Christian
association and still another $100
went for the purchase of a Liberty
bond. The council is investigating
several other parties.
Wealthy fowa Land Owner
Dies Suddenly in Texas
Shenandoah, la., Dec. 28. (Spe
cial.) James H. Bright, 71 years old,
a war veteran and wealthy land own
er, who gave each of his children a
160-acre farm before he started on a
motor trip to Houston, Tex., to spend
the winter, died there this morning.
Rev. Earl Karstaedt, 29 years old,
Drake university graduate, '17, has
accepted the pastorate of the Chris
tian church. Mr. Karstaedt will begin
his services here in February.
Butter Comes High
At Marble Rock, la.
Marble Rock, Ia Dec. 29. The
lound of butter recently auctioned
nere by tne Keel Lross tor and
smoker followed the business i sent to tne unite House tor Christ
mas, nas brought a letter trom Pres
ident Wilson, in which he says:
"I shall partake of the pounds of
butter with awe. The price paid for
it is certainly extraordinary evidence
of patriotic interest."
By Chicago Undertakers
Chicago, Dec. 2J. Sunday funerals
have been banned in Chicago as a
result of the war. The Chicago Under
takers' association yesterday decided
that because of the scarcity of drivers
no more funerals will be held on
Sundays except in cases of contagious
diseases, where the health authori
ties request immediate burial.
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Western, Neb.. Dec. 29. ('Special.)
At the home of Mr. and Mrs. Peter
Waldorf, the bride's parents, at noon
the r.iarriage of their daughter. Flora
May. to Melvin E. Kitzinger of Har
vard. Neb., was solemn'zed. The
rnarriaffe vows were read bv Rev. E.
V.. Shafer of the Methodist Episcooal
rluirch of Western. Mr. and Mrs.
Kitzineer left on the afternoon train
for Lincoln. Kansas City, Cam, Funs
ton and other points on their honey
moon trip. On their return they will
ive on a
farm four miles east of
Popular Young Woman
Of Madison Is Married
Madison. Neb.. Dec. 29 (Special.)
Miss Maebelle Myra, daughter of
Mr and Mrs. button of Madison, was
married to Everett Mills Hosman of
Camp Funston at the home of the
bride's parents in Madison last
Thursday morning, December 27.
Rev. Dr. E. E. Hosman, father of the
bride-groom, formerly pastor of Wal
nut hill Methodist Episcopal church,
Omaha, performed the ceremony,
Rev. Mr." Harper of Madison, assist
The bride is the younger daughter
of one of Madison's leading families,
and also one of the city s most pop
ular and talented young women. She
has been active in public service.
The bridegroom who- is the eldest
son of the Rev. Dr. and Mrs. E. E.
Hosman. Mr. Hosman is a graduate
of Nebraska Wesleyan university
and a post graduate of the University
of Chicago; a member of Theta Phi
Sigma and Acacia Fraternities; of
Lincoln consistory and sisastres
shrine. He is at present serving as
a general 4 secretary to the Young
Men's Christian association at Camp
T'unston. Mr. and Mrs. Hosman will
make their home at Manhattan, Kan.,
until Mr. Hosman is called into train
ing for the aviation service, he hav
ing recently unlisted in the signal of
ficers reserve corps.
Hammond Talks at Blair.
Blair, Neb., Dec. 29. (Special.)
LTnder the auspices of the Washington
county council of defense, Ross L.
Hammond, editor of the Fremont
Tribune and one of the men from Ne
braska making the trip to the Eu
ropean battlefields, spoke last evening
to a crowded house at the citv audi
torium about his trip. .
, Is Key to Beauty
Sourg Gat-filled Stomach Cauiet
Pimplei, Raih and Sallownett.
Follow Meal with Stuart'
Dyipepiia Tablet and
Retain Your Beauty.
One of the ?riiejv blessings a woman ,
can have is to be possessed of a fine, fair
kin, indicative of sound digestion. A little
attention nowand then to the stomach with
Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets will accomplish
this result. Women are great sufferers from
stomach and digestive troubles and their
complexions suffer in consequence.
Most women are not strangers to dys
pepsia, bad "breath, gastritis, catarrh of the
stomach, pains in bowels, nervousness, heart
burn, belching, bloating, etc.
Get a 60-cent box of Stuart's Dyspepsia
Tablets at any drug store. They are the
key to beauty, to sound digestion. And thi'T
give relief at once. Advertisement.
A (toothing, tifalinjr liquid vnh that sink through
the port-s ami filvps Instant rUpf. kzemi, Psoriasis,
riiiRWorin. bad leg. rlmptcs, so n U or omuls will ylpUl
to tts cooling, hauling rfftvt. Tnliki) nalvrs. 1. I. 1
sinks (hmuyh the imres, kills nnl wanting out dlwMt
Korm. NahM mori'ly ring tin port's and fiironranv
tno rapid growth of norma. 1. I. 1. lavi'a the poroa
ypen to reocim nature" healing ai'L Try it today.
T no-tor honitato tn rrcommonrt a really meritorious
remedy for any ailment pwuhnr to mv fellow heingii
reimnlle.su of jinift-NHioual Vtliiea." therefore, I havo
to say, that for fteveral years pattt 1 have used In
my wart too a considerahlo quantity of the I). D. I.
rrejHTlptWm In diseases of the Jkii mid hato found
it fuiTiof in enVney to any finale remedy 1 hap
ever used. It is indent a ndiahlti "standby in enwma
hy relieving at nueo the intense Itehmc ea lining the
excited nerves and thereby strengthening the, gtneral
Whilst thlti prescription Is soft and soothing to the
inflamed Hkin It s at tho same time u iK'werful agent,
and In my opinion should Iw used under the super
vision of the family physician, especially In obstinate
GEORGE T. RirHARPHOX, M. D.
V. R Homo thrw years ajro ! got hold of a ter
rlhto case of eczema in a middle agpd woman who
had spent a largo sum of money with specialists to no
pood purpose. Of oourso 1 was anxious to cure this
raw. I had some knowledgo of your Prescription and
used It. The rewiiU was that my patient began to Im
prove, hut other canes cams to me and my driurrrlat
has sold nearly a hundred bottles throimh my orders.
I am not seeking any notoriety whatever. Don't cafe
whether my name In In print or out of It. I only de
sire to euro iny patients and keep a dear conscience,
All druggists sell I. !. II. Ask about It today.
Also about. I. I). 1. soap. Its steady use keeps the
hkin always pure and htalthy.
We will senrl you a literal bottle of P. P. 1..
the ureut, sKiu remedy, absolutely tree. It will give
you tustant relief no matter how long you have suf
fered. You assume in obligation. Knelofto 10c to
cover iMHtan and parking. Hrud today.
D. D. D. Laboratories Dept. 8029
3845 East Ravenswood Park, Chicago
Skeptics, scoffers and un
believers habitually stand
in their own light.
I can respect a man who
differs with me in politics,
religion or the affairs of
everyday life because it
it is his right to think for
I have but little patience, however, with people who form,
opinions without investigation and tondemn a theory or
man without a trial.
The man who says, "I don't believe it," admits both his
prejudice ana iacK ot Knowledge upon wnicn to oase a
The man who says, "Show me," and then really investi
gates, soon learns and profits by what he learnss.
I realize fully that when I opened my Omaha offices less
than a year ago, there were varied opinions expressed
about my sincerity.
I did not ask the public to believe in me, but I did ask
the people to investigate my office and my methods.
I claimed I could give them BETTER Dentistry FOR
I promised to save them all needless pain. ' 1
I surrounded myself with a staff of experienced, careful,
competent Dentists each selected for his special skill in
certain branches of Dentistry and I equipped my office
and laboratory with every modern device and appliance
that would enable me to do better mechanical work and
insure better sanitary conditions than are found in some
of the highest priced 'Dentists' offices.
I inviteir comparison, both as to workmanship and prices and my
spleudid practice today is the bept. evidence that the invitation was
accepted by the public and the comparison was all in my favor.
If you are one of the people who want to be "shown" and your eye
sight is pood and your judgment keen I want to impress upon
you that 1 am devoting the present week to demonstrating to "don't-believe-it"
people how an up-to-the-minute modern Dental Office
"is conducted. i7
I want you as my guest to visit the office, talk with my patients,
inspect my laboratories notice the sanitary precautions taken here,
and see the class of work my operators turn out then have your
own teeth examined and an estimate made of work to be done and
the cost thereof and finally k t your own good sense dictate whether
you have your dental work done here or elsewhere.
Painless Withers, Dentist
423-428 Security BIdg. 16th and-Farnam Streets.
Office Hours: 8:30 A, M. Jo 8 P. M. Sunday, 9 to 1.
Our Annual ' I
1 January I
Br andeis Stores
Monopolizing A Farmers' Mutual
Elsewhere in this paper is an article giving notice of
an attempt to monopolize a Farmers' Mutual Insurance
Company of Lincoln, Neb., and placing it under a One-v
Man Control, by putting a proxy lause in the applica
tions which all members are required to sign, giving their
proxy to W. E. Straub to vote for them at any annual or
special meeting of the members until said proxy is re
voked by them in writing thus giving one man full power
to control the affairs of the Company at said annual meet
ing. Below is a legal proxy form and all members of
this Company, who are opposed to this One-Man Control
are invited to cut out, sign with a 'witness, and send the
same addressed to "Members' Committee," an organiza
tion of the members to overcome this condition' of the
Company. The address is 2010 Farnam street, Omaha,
Do this now if you desire to save your Company from
this One-Man control.
You can place this proxy in the name of any mem
ber in your neighborhood whom you are sure will be at
the meeting, or send it direct to the "Insurance Com
KNOW AhL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS: That I,
a member of the FARMERS' MUTUAL INSURANCE
CO., of Nebraska, do constitute and appoint .-
my ltgal proxy,
to act for me in my behalf with full power of attorney,
to vote in my name, place and stead at any Annual or
Special Meetings of the Farmers' Mutual Insurance Com
pany of Nebraska, held within six months from date, upon
all matters which may properly come before such meet
ings. If I am personally present at said meeting, this
proxy shall stand suspended while I am so present. In case
said proxy shall be incapacitated from attending or vot
ing, he may transfer this proxy and delegate this power
to whomsoever seems to him available, and this party to
whom the same is so transferred, shall have the same
right to act as my proxy as the party above named has
under this instrument.
This appointment is to be in full force and effect at
any Annual or Special Meeting for six months from date.
I hereby revoke all former proxies given by me to any
other person or agent.
NAME ADDRESS DATE MEMO. NO.
Witness: ' . ' . ' .'
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