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THE BEE: OMAHA. SATURDAY,) JUNE 15, 1918.
ROUND TO DEATH
UNDER HIS MOWER
Rush Roy Instantly Killed in
Alfalfa Field by Machine;
Train Injures Farmer.
.' Fullerton, Neb., June 14. (Spe
cial.) Rush Hoy, son of Col. R. J.
Hoy, resident of Nance county, was
killed in an accident on his farm.
While he was mowing alfalfa the
team with the second mowing ma
chine following him became freight
ened and unmanageable and ran over
him with the machine, killing him in
stantly. A. S, 'Campbell, one of the oldest
citizens of Fullerton, was struck by a
freight engine while walking across
the railroad track by the depot. Some
of his ribs were broken and he re
ceived interna! injuries. He is con
sidered in very serious condition.
He is the father of Messrs. J. N.
and John Campbell of this city, Mrs.
Ellsworth, Lincoln Mrs. Dr. Mur
phy, Long Beach, Cil, and Messrs.
Robert and Brook Campbell of Ore
gon. DEWITT FARMER
WAR WORK BOARD
; 5 tat rice, Neb.,' June 14. (Suectal.)
The executive committee of the
Gagt county work organization
provisionally granted Fred Damkoe
ger, wealthy DeWitt farmer, his place
on the committee by his own request
alter he bad been expelled for his
failure to assist in its work. He
agreed, if reinstated, to do everything
possible to help win the war, and the
committee finally granted his request.
Approximately 30,000 pounds of
wool have been delivered in Beatrice
to be sold here by Gage county sheep
Judge C B. Woolsey of Wymore,
republican Candidate for sheriff, came
near falling under the wheels of the
southbound Burlington train when he
attempted to board the cars. He es
caped with severe bruises.
Ex-Mayor J. P. Saunders, who was
operated upon in hospital at Lin
coin, is slightly improved.
Judge Pemberton of the district
court confirmed the First Congrega
tional church property at Cortland
to A. i, cooper. .
BOARD WILL NOT
Lincoln, June 14. (Special.) To
correct a story in circulation that the
board of control of state institutions
is contemplating making a change
in the aystem of teaching. The board
makes the following statement:
TO Ik Public!
Som one.- poiwlhly with an ult.rinf mo
ruy, i't in circulation, a nvort ht
, m ooara r control eoqtomplate chant-
ln lb oral .vtm of teaching at th
.. mvnoui mr ine neat at unt&na. In tha lirat
ple, it rtqulrea an act at th leffialttur
Pfaf. th prraeat ayaum having bn au
thorised br th loclalatur In 1511. No mm
bar of tbl board haa Indicated, In any man
Bar, that th oral ayatam la to ba changed,
nor would u b well to do o, In my
Thl atattment la mad that all who ar
Interaated In th School for th Deaf may
know th facta, and their attention I di
rect t chapter ! of senat til No. 171,
action 1, of the teuton law ot if U.
Reduction in Price of, Ice .
Agreed to for Present
Fremont, Neb.r June 14, (Special.)
-A reduction in the price of ice in
Fremont has been made as the result
Of conference between Food Ad
ministration B. YV. Reynolds and a
committee he named to act as referee
nu iuc ucaicra, xne size oi a piece
given for a 12-cent ticket has been
raiaftrf from 21 in
Wheeler against : the Union Pacific
lor aj.uw carnages tor injuries sus
tained when the plaintiff was struck by
passenger engine, over two years
ago, returned a verdict tor the plain
tiff in the aum of $200.
Over ISO . women attended the
demonstration by Miss Kate Helzer,
COUntT woman rUmnnctratnr Ml..
Helzer demonstrated the use of wheat
McAdoo Sends Explanation
Of Railway Rate Order
.Lincoln, June 14. (Special.) Some
uuuui naving oeen entertained as to
what Secretary McAdoo intended
when he issued hit order relative to
itate railroad rates, the railway com
mission today received an amended
explanation stating that state rates
wouiu nave me same relative stand
illff With interatat rafa a a K.fr.
Interstate rates will apply in and out
The ffimmitiinn rat-hat hJ
- - - ---- t? at I it VI MIIUV
vided before the explanation " came
whether the order proposed a boost
of state rates as compared with in
terstate rates and then applied the
per cent raise in addition.
Farmers' Meeting at Wahoo
Stopped by Defense Council
Lincoln, Neb, June 14. A meeting
M about 2S0 farmers at Wahoo, Neb.,
last nisht Was COmnrlUri tn artiniim
ty orders of a member of the county
-.ouncu oi defense and a representa
tive of the State Council of Defense,
according to the story told by W. E.
Uuigley of Lincoln, upon his, return
aere from Wahoo. Quigley said he
as formerly connected with the Non.
partisan league and denied that the
meeting had any connection with the
league. There was no disorder when
tne meeting was dispersed.
V Board Approves Schools
Lincoln, June 14. (Special.) The
rtate board for vocational education
ynnounces the following schools as
saving been approved.,
. ScotUMuff Ijj.troetor, W. A. Dunbar;
aiaewortn. Irvln White; Haatlng. John W.
hrt rranhlln. U W. Bur by: Bchuyler D.
,7 """ ocneoie union (. (liter, near
u T'v': edi; KlmbaU County
ilith school, Georg T. Boon.
i?.. Eoonomlea Alvo conaolldatd
JtaLf hR,Mh: Hook, Count H'n
Aviator Pat O'Brien
Falls 2JM Feet, But
1 8 Merely Scratched
San Antonio, Tex, June l'. Lt.
Pat O'Brien, Royal British flying
corps, who is in the United States
after having escaped from a Ger
man war prison, fell nearly 2,000
feet in an airplane here today, but
waa only slightly injured. He was
alone in the airplane over Kelly
field when it fell. He was taken
to the emergency hospital Cuts
i and bruises about tht face and
body were his chief injuries.
OMAHA RISK CO.
AND CHALCO BANK
State Insurance Board Hears
Complaint Over Purchase of
$36,000 of Notes; Bal
lard Out of Race.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
Lincoln, June 14. (Special Tele
gram) The Mutual Benefit, Health
and Accident association of Omaha
and the German-American State bank
of Chalco had an inning before the
state insurance board this afternoon
over a controversy that has arisen,
which may become serious before it
It appears from the statements of
the attorneys, 1. J. JSoIan, who ap
peared for the bank.and Mr. Kennedy,
who represented the insurance com
pany, that solicitors for the insurance
company had sold notes amounting
to $36,000 to the Chalco bank. The
transaction came to the notice of the
state banking board and the officers
of .he bank were compelled to make
the amount covered by the purchase
of, the notes good. The bank then
proceeded to attempt to collect on
the notes and asked the insurance
company to make up the balance.
responsible for notes taken by its
agents or for transactions covering
the sale of the same. It appears that
after the bank officers had been noti
fied that the company would , not
stand responsible, the bank pur
chased $19,000 more of the notes.
After the matter had been discussed
at some length, the banking board de
cided to allow depositions to be taken
in the presence of a representative of
the board and the matter come up
Pollard Not a Candidate.
E. M. Pollard of Nehawka will not
be a candidate for the republican
nomination for governor, according to
announcement made here today. Mr.
Pollard at one time seriously consid
ered the matter of being a candidate
for the United States senate, but later
on the urgent solicitation of a large
number of republicans, considered
the matter of entering the race for the
nomination for. governor on the re
A hail storm swept through Mr.
Pollard's orchard at Nehawka and
nearly ruined his apple crop. For
business reasons Mr. Pollard does not
feel justified in entering the contest.
ARMY; IS SEIZED
Falls City. Neb" Tune 14. fSne-
cial.) Sheriff D. B. Ratekin delivered
to Camn Funston Harrison L. C,l.
gow, a Canadian sodier who registered
with the local dratt board in June,
1917, but never reported that he had
enlisted in the Canadian army and ig
nored the local draft, bo.vd by neglect
ing to conform with the law in re
gard to his questionnaire. He has
been. in training and was ready for
overseas duty and before sailing was
given a furlough to visit relatives at
Auburn, Neb., where he was picked
up by the sheriff of Nemaha county.
He was held in the jail at Auburn
for 17 days awaiting word from
proper authorities. He was turned
over to the Richardson county draft
board, which delivered him to the
nearest military camp.
Rev. Hugh J. Dudley, former pastor
of the First Christian church at Ports
month, 0.,v accepted a call to the
church in this city and he, with his
family, have arrived in this city.
Protest Attack Made Upon
Metcalfe of Defense Board
(From Staff CorreaDondent.)
K Lincoln, June 14. (Special.) Let
ters ana petitions have reached the
office of Governor Neville protesting
finst the request for the dismissal
of R. L. Metcalfe as a member of the
State Council of Defense.
One is from 17Q citizens of Bert
rand. Another is from the Omaha
Chamber of Commerce.
Aurora, Neb., June 14. (Special.)
Marcus D. Wright and Mrs. Luella
Otto were married here and left im
mediately for California. Claude C
Clark of Hall county and Miss
Verona Donner, Carl R. Zinke and
Miss Gertrude Caruthers and James
E. Yocum of Hall county and Miss
Sarah Edith Segrist of York county
were married this week.
English for Policies
Lincoln. Neb., June 14. All in
surance polices issued in Nebraska
must be written in the English lang
uage, the state insurance department
$20,000 for Red Cross.
Fremont, Neb., June 14. (Special.)
Red Cross day at- David City
proved a grand success, over $20,000
British Official Held
London. Tun 14A t
omciai of the 'government office was
arretft st4ttt. . a , ' . t .
. ..i.m ivy.; in luiiuciliun wiin me
tmn ' nf farm T nrl c.
, - m WljVl oil
Joseph Jonas of Sheffield,
refimdjmcmey if Jt fails. 25c .
IN NJ. PRISON
Syracuse, N. Y., June 14. (Special
Telegram.) Alvah Briggs, alias
Frank Briggs, Lincoln, Neb., man,
who last year killed four people at
Stockholm, N. Y., was electrocuted
at Sing Sing prison last night along
with two other murderers. Brigga
was strapped in the chair at 1:04
o'clock and pronounced dead nine
minutes later. He made no state
ment. Briggs shot Mrs. Rodgers.
James and Henry Ladue and Dr.
Tlieron Jenkins at the Ladue farm in
St. Lawrence county, and attacked
Harriett Ladue, 18, relative of his
It developed today that Briggs was
one of the workmen in a construction
gang that built the death chamber
where he was put to death.
Bryan Returns From Coast.
Fremont, Neb., June 14. (Special.)
William J. Bryan, returning from a
month's trip to the Pacific coast,
where he made several chautauqua ad
dresses, stopped in Fremont between
trains on his way to Lincoln. Mr.
Bryan said that Food Administrator
Hoover in making the statement that
the national food administration
would put an end to the manufacture
of beer if congress would enact a
law prohibiting the manufacture of
distilled liquors, issued a direct chal
lenge to congress.
Marriage at Fremont.
Fremont, Neb., June 14. (Special.)
Miss Allie Cruickshank, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. T, S. Cruickshank of
Fremont, and John Shaffer of North
Bend were married here.
Fmm 0E3T Ebw Neighbors
Sir. nl Mrs. Ora E. Copei' and daugh
ter, Frances, were at Lincoln, attending
the meeting of the Nebraska Pharmaceutical
H. H. Marquardt. Jamee and Charlea
Everett were Omaha visitor. . Monday.
The senior class of tha Weeping Water
Hirh ichool gave their clan play, entitled,
"What Would a Gentleman Do" at the opera
hnuse Friday night, to a very appreciative
Miss H!en Tompkins, former teacher In
the Avoca schools, visited here.
Mr. and Mrs. John Ehlers of Bertrano
Mr. and Mn. O. L. Brlnton and children
were hre from Elmwood.
Mr. and Mrs. William Oollner and chil
dren were at Elmwood.
A. Zimmerer and son, Adolph. were over
from Nebraska City.
Mr. and Mrs. Lorln Mlckel and children
were here from near Alvo.
The ladies' auxiliary of the Avoca Ceme
tery association met with Mrs. O. O. Har
mon Friday afternoon and elected the fol
lowing officers for the coming year: Chair
man, Mrs. Ora E. Copes;" secretary, Mrs.
G. O. Harmon; treasurer, Mrs. Maude
Mr. and Mr. David Hobbs were visiting
relatives at Dunbar.
George Shackley was a itate capitol
John Conrad and H. H. Marquardt were
Ray Pollard was over from Nehawka.
Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Ruhge and Mr. ana
Mrs. Gus Ruhge were visiting relative near
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Stutt visited friends
Schneider were married Wednesday, Rev.
Schmidt officiating, ,
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Burbank and children
of Ftlley visited relatives hire.
Mrs. John Gorder and chlldron of Platts
mouth visited Mr. W. H. Peters.
A barn dance, given by John Becker,
netted 1250 for the Red Croes.
Miss Mary Watson, from Colorado, visited
her brother, John Watson, this week.
C. J. Tuffleld of Omaha visited his daugh
ter. Mrs. Myron Echaal.
Dick Pfiug and Grover Armstrong made
a business trip to Dps Moines.
Mrs. Russell Anderson and son, Clifford,
of Arlington visited tha Peter Anderson
Ernest Chrlstlanson and Henry Flegen
baum were re-elected members of the school
board at the annual meeting.
Mr. and Mrs. George Burr and Mrs. Huff
of Benson visited friends here.
Jame Flanlgan reports he la a member
of Company A, 44th reglmi-Vt, at Fort Ben
John Miller of Lincoln wss the guest
of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Miller.
Miss Duty Rosenthal Is to graduate at
St. Vincent! Training School for Nurses on
Mlsa Katharine Lashansky and Mr. Chris
Mie.es Celia Artua and Neva K"l!y of
Baosett, Neb., are guests of Mlsa AuJre
and Echo Cliapln.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Metschles left Thurs
day for Plainvlew.
Misses Pauline Bell. Irma Pflug, and
Leona Snide left for Fremont to attend
Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Voss. who have
ben living near Lus Angeles, have arrived
The following Sarpy courfty young men
have volunteered for special service and
will go to the state university for train
ing: J. J. McCaffrey, Fred Peters, Marion
fcolimltz, James Craig, Wm. McCarty and
Christian Endeavor and Sunday School
teachers gave a miscellaneous shower,
Wednesday for Miss Eva Kennedy, who was
married Saturday evening to Mr. Arthur
John of Blair.
Rev. Percy Atkins to Address
, Park Meeting at Fremont
Fremont, Neb., June 14. (Special.)
Rev. Percy Atkins, who resigned
his pastorate to take up Young Men's
Christian association work in France,
will be the speaker at a public meet
ing in the park here Sunday.
The Rev. E. A. Smith, pastor of
the Methodist church of Purple Cane,
and A. W. Creed, local agent for the
American Expres; company, left for
New York, from which place they
will sail for France to enter-Young
Men Christian association work.
Wheat Ripening Rapidly ;
Around Beatrice; Big Yield
Beatrice, Neb., June 14. (Special.)
Wheat fields ;n Gage county are
ripening fast, and the harvest will
start withing the next two weeks. Re
ports are to the effect that with fa
vorable weather the yield of wheal
and oats will be far better than at
first expected. Corn has made rapid
progress the past week oi dry weath
er and farmers have been busy in theii
fields cleaning the weeds which got
a good start during the rainy season.
Dean Seefus went to Scotia to visit his
brother Philip before the former leaves fT
Lincoln, where he Is called for war duty.
Mr. and Mrs. T. Patrick left for Oma
ha on their way to Washington, D. C to
make their home.
A party was given for the drafted boys
here who are to leave very soon.
The year old daughter of Mr. and Xirs.
Herman Bull Is seriously 111.
Mrs. J. O. Seefus entertained the T. N
club Wednesday afternoon. A good crowd
Mrs. Charles Witte Is spending the week
In Bennington with her daughter, Mrs. C.
VV. Hickey and family.
Soldiers' Home Notes.
Mrs. Wooley of Cheyenne, V"yo., who
visited her parents In Cottage 8, has re
turned to her home In the west.
Max, the home gardener, Is deserving of
some glory, for he furnished a surprise din
ner of green peas, for over 500 people.
Mrs. Charles M. Wolf, who has been very
sick for the past month in her apartments
In Cottage 3, is little Improved.
Orln Rashaw, tha home butcher, tendered
his resignation, but was pursuaded by Com
mandant Walsh to remain until July.
For the ast 1 4 years
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THERE f3 a charming "difference" ia Mir dresses
this season they're more summery more becom
ing. Shown In dainty cool voiles and practical yet very
Plaid, striped, checked, and figured designs. Espe
cially pretty trimmings of tucks,' deep cuffs, large col
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Airy Summer Frocks
A style assortment varied enough to meet practically
all preferences, to meet the needs of all occasions. Fine
ly woven ginghams and voiles. Variously trimmed
witn ruffled edged collars, white vestees and pretty
Dozen 1 ub Skirts
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Mannish styles in worsteds,
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Beautiful new combinations in
fancy colors and designs.
MAIIA'S separate Skirt Shop will establish its skirt supremacy again Saturday when 60 dozen
likable and wearable tub skirts will be specially featured.
These skirts are made by a well-known manufacturer and are as carefully styled and finished
as doth skirts. The materials include
Crash Novelty Weaves
Striking plaid, checked, striped and dotted effects are shown newest, oddest pockets timid
little pockets that hide themselves in the folds big bold pockets called handbag pockets. Panel
pockets envelope pockets military pockets and strap pockets. v
The skirts are so well cut and proportioned that they will fit practically without any alteration.
Styles suitable for war relief workers, for club wear, for street wear and for beach and stimmer
Sizes: Waistbands, 23 to 40 Lengths, 33, 36, 37 and 38 inches.
VISIT OUR SKIRT SIIOP SATURDAY.
$1.50$2.50, $3.50, $5.95
up to $10.00
Bathing Hats and Caps
Skull caps, 35c
Fancy caps, 50c to $1.00.
Bathing bags, 50c to
Rubber sailors, $1.25.
Satin rubber lined hoods
Water wings 65o and
Silk rubber lined sailors,
I - jaw '
Shoe Shades in Best Wearing
A new ship-meat Just arrived of the famous
Gold-Stripe Silk Hose
100 pure silk 100 proof against garter nms,
n reinforced with firm lisle in foot and garter hem. Rus
sian tan, chestnut, coooa brown, all shades of grey,
beige, black and white.
Separate Underwear Shop
Silk "Teddy Bears"
$2.50 and $2.95
EAUTIFTJL crepe de chlnt and wash satin teddy
bears. Excellent quality well made and finished.
Lace and colored embroidery trimmed,
yaluea for Saturday.
$2.50, $3.50 and $3.95
ESSENTIAL for June gardening for picnics for
hikes for motoring for all out-of-door sports.
Made of crepe and linene with fancy collars, cuffs,
clever fastening Ideas, band smocking and embroidery.