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bounty Attorney Probes
Charge That Justice of the
' Peace Was Intimidated
by Mob.
Hastings, Neb., Aug. 12. (Special
Telegram.) Prosecutions- will fol
low the riot at Kenesaw, Saturday,
which was the most violent outbreak
in Adams county for years and the
worst of its kind in the history of
the county. The crowning feature
of the disturbance was the alleged
intimidating of Justice of the Peace
Nels Mikkelson and compelling the
effort to remit a fine he had im
posed, under threat that if he did
not his buildings would be burned
by the mob.
The trouble started during the eve
ning performance of the 1 Hays
mosement Co., which was dosing
i several days' engagement in Kene
aw. Joseph Ackerman, proprietor
jf a concession with the show, told
County Attorney Addie, who con
ducted an investigation Tuesday,
that he had discovered boys steal
ing candy. He accused them of the
theft and made them return the
The boys told their story to
friends, who massed themselves and
rushed the show. They were armed
with eggs, with which they pelted
the tent. One man attacked Acker
man. The showman dodged many
blows aimed at his head, but was
hit on the ankle and one rib was
either broken or badly injured.
The mob obtained rope, fixed a
noose on the end and attempted to
(asso the showman. Meanwhile they
were' shouting, "Hang him, hang
himl" The marshal shouted that if
anyone had .been wronged the law
would right the matter ana tne gun
ty one would be arrested
brought betore the court.
"To hell with the courts
eply of the mob.
The marshal arrested Henry
Schneider and charged him before
Justice Mikkelsen with disorderly
conduct. The justice' found the de
fendant guilty and fined him $5 and
costs. The mob told the justice that
he had to remit Schneider's fine and
be quick about it, declaring he
would either hand back the fine and
costs or they would burn his estab
lishment. Justice Mikkelsen, fearing the
mob, handed back the money.
"It is fair to the citizens of Kene
saw," said the county attorney, "to
say that none of the rioters are resi
dents of the village. All live in the
country outside." The county at
torney was told by the citizens of
Kenesaw that they did not . blame
the show company in any manner,
paying the members had conducted
a respectable amusement enterprise
and had not been quarrelsome.
was the
Capt. Charles J. Glidden is
Discharged from Service
Was Stationed at Fort
Omaha During the War
Organized Aeronautical
Department Here.
Capt. Charles J. Glidden, who was
stationed in Omaha the greater part
of the time during the war, has keerrl
discharged from the service at his
own request. While here he took an
active part in the business and social
life of the city.
Captain Glidden entered active
service at the United States army
balloon school in Omaha as an offi
cer June 12, 1917. He organized an
aeronuatical department and secured
in two months 2,000 applications for
balloon pilots and aviators and when
he was transferred, applications
were coming in at the rate of 40 a
He later was made personnel ad
jutant at the balloon school and had
charge of the assigning of men to
proper position for overseas and
probably passed on 4,000 men'. He
also served as representative of the
general staff at Atlanta, Ga., for
seven states to secure statf officers,
and at the time the armistice was
signed, applications were coming in
at the rate of 50 a day and he had
secured 250 in 10 days.
He then was transferred to the
aviation field at Souther Field, Ga.,
for administrative work and at one
time held 15 positions, including; that
of personnel adjutant and publicity
In New York Captain Glidden
started a recruiting campaign for air
service and secured the names of
17,000 persons interested in aviation
who were assisting in obtaining re
cruits. He then was moved again
to Washington and started air serv
ice publicity, issuing daily stenciled
reports, showing the activities of the
Captain Glidden has been the an
nual donor of the Glidden trophy
for automobling.
President Reviews
Marine Brigade of
The Second Division
Washington, Aug. 12. First he
roes of the world war to be reviewed
in America by President Wilson, the
marine brigade of the Second divi
sion, marched today over Pennsyl
vania avenue from the capitol to the
White House.
Thousands lined the historic
thoroughfare to greet the men who
won undying fame by helping stop
the German thrust toward Paris in
the darkest hours of the great con
flict. Congress paid tribute by ad
journing lor two nours wnue tne
veterans inarched.
In movine that the senate adjourn,
Senator Lodge, the republican lead
er, praised the marines as "some of
the best and bravest troops in the
Strikers Return to Work.
Fremont,' Neb., Aug. 12. (Special
Telegram.) All striking North
western employes at Fremont re
turned to work this morning on in
structions from their union heads.
One hundred roundhouse employes,
car repairers, carpenters and
freighthouse employes, the latter
being forced to quit when the
freighthouse was closed, have been
out for 10 days.
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ago when the United
States National Bank was
first organized, Omaha was
a town of less than 500 in
habitants. Today, it is a great finan
cial, commercial and in
dustrial metropolis, the gate
way of the entire west, a
city with a population of
almost 225,000 and with a
future altogether bright.
This bank keeps pace with
WS Omaha's growth and
make ready for Oma
ha' future. We have
made every provision
for a tteady increase
in the number of our
clientele we invite
you to partake of our
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Budget of Household Expenses
Shows $1,918 is Rock Bot
tom for Family of Five.
Chicago, Aug. 12. Employes of
Chicago packing houses, appearing
before Federal Judge S. A. Alschu
ler, federal mediator, with demands
for increases in wages of from 20
to 30 cents an hour on all scales,
introduced a budget of household
expenses purporting to show that
$1,918 was the minimum amount up
on which a family of five could live
for one year. Prices last October
made the total $1,518.
New wages demanded by workers
range from 70 cents an hour for
common labor to $1.10 for floormen
and splitters, with a 44-hour week
for all and uniform rates for like
operations in all companies.
Present scales range from 42l2 to
83'2 cents an hour. Preceding the
opening of the hearing, Attorney
James G. Condon, representing the
packers, asked that the hearing he
continued until demands from work
men of outlying plants who were in
tending to ask wage increases be re
ceived, and that all shall be settled
together. Judge Alschuler stated
that he had received intimations that
more demands would be made and
that a delegation from Fort Worth,
Tex., was already enroute to Chi
cago, but allowed the hearing to
Directors of Census
For Six Nebraska
Districts Are Named
Washington, Aug. 12. Additional
appointments of supervisors for the
1930 census were announced today
as follows, by states and districts:
Nebraska First: Fred Hellier.
Nebraska City.
Second J. H. Hopkins, Omaha
Third Harry E. Phelps, Howells.
Fourth Charles M. Grosvenor,
Fifth Edward R. Sadler, McCook.
Sixth J. J. Torby, Gering.
Nebraskans Favor League,
Ex-Senator Brown's Opinion
Washington. Aug. 12. (Special
Telegram.) Former Senator Norm
Brown of Omaha, who is in Wash
ington looking after the interests of
the stock yards, is of the opinion
that the people of Nebraska are fav
orable to the leagueof nations and
want early action of the senate in
ratifying the peace treaty so that
congress can devote all of its time
and energy to solving domestic
questions that are calling for im
mediate solution.
"The reason of the strong senti
ment for the league is that the peo
ple everywhere want peace and are
willing to accept the judgment of
the nations of the world that have
signified a willingness to accept the
league as a guarantee of endorsing
peace," said Senator Brown.
Beatrice Defeated Barneston
Club at Wymore Last Sunday
Beatrice, Neb., Aug. 12. (Spe
cial.) The Beatrice baseball team
journeyed to Wymore, Sunday af
ternoon, where it met and defeated
the fast Barneston team by the
score of 10 to 5.
Copper Miners Strike.
Butte, Mont, Aug. 12. Members
of the metal trades unions in Butte,
Anaconda and Great Falls left their
jobs at the mines and the smelters
at noon today, following a vote not
to accept the compromise offer as
to wages and working conditions
agreed to last week by the manage
ment of the Anaconda Copper
Mining company.
Change Train Orders.
Hastings, Neb., Aug. 12. (Special
Telegram.) Union Pacific trainmen
living in Hastings will not be re
quired to move their families to
Maryville, Kan., according to an or
der fixing their layovers for this
city. About 30 families are affected
by the order.
Fire at Superior
Superior, Neb.. Aug. 12. (Special
Telegram.) Fire today at the Ne
braska cement plant burned the
million dollar sack storage tank
sheds of the coinnanw
Senate Agricultural Commit
tee Approves Plan "So as
Not to Penalize Every
Wheat Grower."
Washington, Aug. 12. Demands
that changes be made in govern
ment wheat standards under the
price guarantee act "so as not to
penalize every grower of wheat,"
were made in a statement prepared
by Chairman Gronna and represen
tatives of farm organizations and ap
proved today by the senate agricul
ture committee. .
Chairman Gronna announced that
a committee would be named to
present the demands to Julius H.
Barnes, president of the United
states Gram corporation and repre
scntatives of the Department of
Agriculture in the hope of repealing
modified various government regula
tions by which it was charged the
producers are defrauded and the
consumers receive no benefit.
Ask Special Election to
Enlarge Electric Plant
Auburn, Neb., Aug. 12. (Special
Telegram.) Citizens have peti
tioned the city council to hold a spe
cial bond election to extend the fa
cilities of the municipal light plant
so it can enter into the business of
furnishing commercial light and
power. Mayor Dovel named a com
mittee to employ a competent en
gineer to furnish plans, make an es
timate of the cost of the proposed
extension and supervise the work in
the event the bonds are voted at the
proposed election. The committee
is to report next Monday night.
Three petitions were circulated
which received nearly 400 signa
tures in a very few hours. Women
electors signed the petitions, the
first event of the kind in the history
ot Auburn.
Lincoln Bureau of The Omaha Bee
New Attaks on State Adminis
tration Proven Roorback
by Careful Reading
of Bills.
Eighty Catholic Sisters
Complete School Course
Columbus, Neb., Aug. 12. (Spe
cial.) Eighty sisters of tho Francis
can order, who have been attending
the normal training course at the
St. Francis' academy this summer,
received certificates today. Included
in the list are sisters from Kansas,
iudiana, Missouri and Nebraska, all
of whom will teach in the parochial
schools conducted by the order.
State Superintendent W. H. Clem
mons of Lincoln presided at the exer
cises and conferred the honors. Ad
dresses were made by County Super
intendent Fred S. Lecron and the
Rev. Mr. Theobald of Omaha. At
the conclusion of the exercises a
banquet was served for a few invited
Storm Handicaps Fremont
Telephone Communication
Fremont, Neb., Aug. 12. Special
Telegram.) Damage to telephone
and telegraph wires by the wind
and electrical stormy early this
morning almost isolated Fremont
so far as communication was con
cerned. The telephone company
had only two long distance lines
working out of Fremont most of
the day. More than 200 phones
were out of commission in Fre
mont as the result of broken lines
and cables. The total rainfall at
Fremont was .65 of an inch, mak
ing a total of 1.17 inches in 24
hours. A bumper corn crop is assured.
No Primary in Platte.
Columbus, Neb., Aug. 12. (Spe
cial.) No primary will be held for
candidates for the constitutional
convention in Platte county. Only
four men filed petitions, Edgar How
ard and Charles J. Thielen for dele
gates for the county district and
Andrew Dahlsten of Madison coun
ty and I. L. Albert for delegate from
the Platte-Madison float district.
Named Senate Page.
Beatrice, Neb., Aug. 12. (Spe
cial.) Frederick Fall received a
telegram from his uncle, Congress
man Timberlake of Colorado, stat
ing that he had been appointed page
of the senate at Washington, D. C.
Mr. Fall, who is a son of Dr. and
Mrs. C. P. Fall of this city, left im
mediately to assume his duties.
Howell Visits Jeff eris.
Washington, Aug. 12. (Special
Telegram.) Frank S. Howell, form
er United States district attorney, is
visiting his former law partner, Rep
resentative Jefferies, after a tour of
the Great Lakes.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
Lincoln, Aug. 12. The demo
cratic propaganda committee, which
had for its object the knocking out
of the new code law by an appeal
to the people through the referen
dum, and which the court decided
was not conducted according to law,
is still active and through various
sources at its command is endeavor
ing to convince the people that the
code law is all wrong.
The latest appears in an Omaha
paper ot democratic persuasion,
which under a Lincoln date line
makes the charge that there is no
appropriation to pay employes
working under the code law. It
charges that the legislature when it
appropriated the "unexpended bal
ances under the old law for the use
of the departments under the code,''
did an unconstitutional act and calls
attention to section 22 of the consti
tution, which reads as follows:
"No money shall be drawn from
the treasury except in pursuance of
a specific appropriation made by
law and no money shall be diverted
from any appropriation made for
any purpose or taken from any fund
whatever either by joint or separ
ate resolution of the legislature."
Provided By Legislature.
The weakness of the contention
of the article that a specific appro
priation must be made and that no
money can be diverted comes in the
fact that the appropriation wa
made for the purpose of carrying on
these departments and will still be
used to carry on the departments.
The departments are still working
but have been reorganized under the
code and under different names, but
they are still performing the work
for which the appropriations were
made by the legislature.
The appropriation bill which cov
ered the matter states that "all un
expended balances of funds herein
appropriated for any office, depart
ment or building or improvement,
position, clerical hire, office expense
or other purpose, when Senate File
No. 2 (the code bill) becomes effec
tive, are hereby appropriated to the
respective departments which, under
Senate File No. 2, will administer or
discharge the duties and functions
now administered or discharged by
the officers or employes for which
appropriations were made by this
The voting of unexpended bal
ances of a department for the use
of that department has always been
done by the legislature, and in the
voting of the unexpended balances
of the departments at the time the
new code went into effect, to the
use of the same department, reor
ganized under the code law, is con
stitutional and something not at all
Start Another Roorback.
The opposition to the new code
sprung another roorback on the ad
ministration the other day through
one of its sources of publicity, to
the pffnrt that the eovernor and the
law enforcement department and
state officers were purchasing mile
age books and in many instances,
especially in the case of the gov
prnnr arm the law enforcement de
partment, was keeping no record of
the use made by the holders.
The law says that any department
using mileage books shall keep a
record showine the number of the
book, name of the person using the
same, date of purchase, points be
tween which mileage is used and
the distance actually traveled.
This is being done in each depart
ment and in the department of law
enforcement a very complete rec
ord is kept open to inspection to
the public at all times as is the
mrh in all denartments. The
charge of use of mileage books
without keeping a record of the
same according to law is not cor
rect and the records so disclose.
Chautauqua for Geneva.
Geneva. Neb.. Aug. 12. (Special.)
The annual chautauqua will start
here Saturday and continue five
days. A junior supervisor will be
present to entertain the boys and
girls. Rev. George P. Clark of the
Christian church is local manager.
- P. A. Banows, Correspondent
Assistant Attorney Wilson
to Marry and Will Resign
Lincoln, Neb., Aug. 12. Romance
under the dome is responsible for a
wedding which will be performed
Thursday when Asst. Atty Gen.
Ralph P. Wilson and Miss Calla
Johnson, stenographer in the office
of the attorney . general, will be
married at the home of the bride's
parents in Holdrege. Both are
graduates of the state university
but became acquainted only after
they met in the office of the attor
ney general.
Mr. Wilson will resign his posi
tion as assistant attorney general
and will enter the law firm of
Burkett, Wilson & Brown, of which
his father is a member. The resig
nation will take effect September 1.
Estimate Nebraska Apple
Crop as Large as Last Year
Lincoln, Aug. 12. According to a
report issued today by Secretary
Webber of the State Horticultural
society, the apple crop in Nebraska
tliis year will be about the same as
last year, 215,000 barrels.
Commercial production in the
United States is estimated to be 23,-
075,000 barrels, as compared with
24740,001) last year. The box apple
crop will be heavier than last year
and is likely to reach about 30,675,
000 boxes.
It will not be necessary this year
to resort to cold storage apples, ac
cording to Mr. Webber, for state fair
exhibits, as there is likely to be
plenty of apples for the fair.
U. S. Sanitary Experts to
Inspect State Sewers
Lincoln. Aug. 12. (Special.)
Captain Spalding of the sanitary de
partment of the government is in
Lincoln and will remain in the state
for some time looking after matters
pertaining to the building of water
and sewerage systems, with the idea
of having these systems constructed
in such a way that they will be
as near perfect as possible and that
no unhealthy results may come from
Victims of Beatrice Attack
Charge Police Negligent
in Furnishing Them.
Reatrice, Neb., Aug. 12. (Spe
cial.) Jesse Johnson, state organ
izer for the Nonpartisan league,
who was in charge of the meeting
broken up by about 150 returned
soldiers and other young men of the
city Saturday, left Monday, and it
is reported that he will lay the case
before Governor McKelvie for the
purpose of securing protection at all
future meetings of the league.
According to Mr. Johnson, he
called at the police station Satur
day and informed Chief of Police
Dillow that he expected trouble, and
asked for protection at the meeting.
Johnson says the chief told him that
if there was any trouble the meet
ing would have to close. When the
crowd rushed the meeting and
brought it to an abrupt end, Mr.
Johnson says the officers were
called, but arrived too late to lend
any assistance.
C. A. Sorenson of Lincoln, at
torney for the league, savs he was
attacked by a fireman, who knocked
him down. He says he later iden
tified his assailant, but the fireman
denied the charge and was not ar
rested. It is also claimed that F. J.
A. Hartwig, a farmer living near
Cortland, was attacked, but escaped
It is said that soldiers and others
charged on the speakers when they
saw two women waving red flags
in the audience, but the red flag
part of it is emphatically denied by
Mr. Johnson, Speaker Martin kni
others on the platform, who itita
that if they were given proper pro
tection by police the trouble wpuld
not have occurred., .
Fillmore County Teachers
to Hear Excellent Program
Geneva, Neb., Aug. 12. (Special.)
New subjects will feature the pro
grayn of the county institute for
teachers to be held August 18-23 in
the high school building here. Con
solidation, a leading topic, will be
discussed by J. A. Woodruff of Des
Moines, la., an inspector of rural
schools in Iowa. Talks will be given
twice a day by Mrs. Lorinda Mun
son Bryant of New York City, who
is regarded as one of the best au
thorities in this country on art sub
jects. A round table for the discussion
of teaching problems will be con
ducted by Stipt. Stoddard of the Be
atrice schools. Miss Claire Owens
is to have charge of the music dur
ing the week and penmanship classes
will be taught by Miss Zola Zinn, re
cently elected to a position in- the
public schools of Seattle, Wash.
Blue Springs Will Build
$41,000 School Building
Beatrice, Neb Aug. 12. (Spe
cial.) The board of education of
Blue Springs adopted plans and
specifications for a new school
building. The plans call for a three
storv concrete and brick building to
cost $41,000. It will not be finished
before the first of the year and the
board has secured permission to
hold school in the old building,
which was condemned last spring,
until the new one is finished.
Osceola Pioneer Dies.
Osceola, Neb., Aug. 12. (Spe
cial.) Jeremiah Walrath died at his
home in Osceola Sunday.' Funeral
services were held Tuesday in the
Methodist church. He would have
been 90 years of age had he lived
until September 2. He was born in
Montgomery county. New York, in
1829. and came to Osceola in 1883,
making this his home for 35 years.
He is survived by his widow and
two sons.
Condemn Beatrice Buildings.
Beatrice, Neb., Aug. 12. (Spe
cial.) C. E. Meeker, state fire in
spector, made the rounds of the
city and condemned twelve of the
business blocks. Of 169 buildings
inspected he found 90 per cent in
bad shape.
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Lazy Life During Hot Months
Causes Lazy Liver
AT no other time is the girl so constant a companion of her
mother as when she is emerging into womanhood. There are
so many questions to ask; so much she needs to know.
And tchool it over. Hers u now
lazy, inactive, carefree life. No
wondei she is not always a lively
and as well as she should be at her
aga Let the mother inquire if the
bowek are functioning properly, for
there lies the basis of good and poor
It will usually be found that a lax
anve is needed, and none will give
safer and quicker relief than Dr.
Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin which is just
a combination of simple laxative herbs
with pepsin. Taken tonight, it acts
freely and pleasantly in the morning.
The head is again clear, the body
light. There is renewed interest in life.
A dose of Syrup Pepsin now and
thea is almost a necessity for everyone
in hot weather. A bottle can be
bought at any drug store for 50c and
$1, the latter being the tamily sue, or
a free trial bottle can be had by (ending
your address to Dr. W B. Caldwell,
480 Washington St., Monticello, 111.
Syrup Pepsin
Ofie Perfect axatwe
"Human Desire"
"The Love Burglar"
Announcing the 10th
Annual lop-Off"
For 38 Weeks off Soar-
ing to the Realms off
Starting at
SAT. AT., AU8. 16
To Make Sky Sailing Congenial During
the First Week 6f Planeing
Al Reeves- Big Show
Will Occupy Seats Facing the Thousands
of Altitude Maniacs.
Beauty Chorus of 20 Aviating Aces
Two Flights Daily 2:15 and 8:30 P. M.
Seat Sale Starts Thursday at 10 A. M.
On the Job as Mechanician.
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Fim1 v af a t I Circus Grounds
rriday JUJU 20th . d -
AugUSt I Paul Streeta
0pnatland7P M Performances it 2 and 8 P M .
Downtown Sale of Admission Tickets and Reserved Seats Circus Day at Myers
Dillon Drug Store, 1609 Farnam St. Same Prices as Charged at Circus Grounds.
Mrs. Chas. Chaplin
Seat Sale Thursday, August 14.
REEVES & YOUNGER. Photoolay Attrc
In the Most Sanitary,
Most Modern Bathing
Pool and White Sand
Beach in America, Wa
ter Absolutely Pure
Complete Change Every
8 Hours.
24th and
Prices, 11c and 22c.
Omaha vs. Wichita
August 12-13-14
Game Called 3:30 P. M.
Box Seats on Sale, Barkalow Bros. Cigar
Store, 16th and Farnam.
Many Other Clean
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aiunis on
Pole 100
Feet High