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THE BEE: OMAHA. TUESDAY. FK1UIUAUY 1, 1921.
State Will Pay
Half Hail Losses
On February 15
Under Arrangement by Gov
ernor, Each Claimant to Re
ceive 50 Per Cent; Remain
der to Be Paid Later.
Blue-Eyed Baby Boy
Abandoned in Depot
Lincoln, . Jan. 31. (Special.)
GoverinT McKt'tvie lias arranged
with Slate Auditor ' George
Mar.h to pay halt the $7oO,000 state
hail insurance losses incurred in 1920
on l'YlMiiary 15, the remainder to b:
held over until all state taxes arc
The payments will be prorated
among the 3,000 claimants, each re
ceiving 50 per cent.
It has been arranged that the de
partment of trade and commerce,
which has charge of (lie administra
tion of the law, shall furnish clerical
help for the drawing of the war
rant. Under the law as amended by the
1919 legislature, hail insurance pre
miums are collectible as taxes and in
consequence do not reach the state
treasury until the first half of the fol
Having no revolving fund and be
ing required to pay losses out of
premiums on hand, the insurance de
partment must either wait until all
taxes are n before settling or pay
part of t! claims from the fund as
TIip state treasury now has in this
premium fund for the year 1920. only
$296,000. but at the rate taxes are
corning in, enough is expected in two
weeks to take care of 50 per cent
of the $7o0.000 loss.
Orleans Debating Team
Wins From Republican City
Orleans. Neb.. Jan. 31. (Special.)
The Orleans Iiigh school debating
team won from the Republican City
team at Kcpublican Uty m a nrsi
serirs contest of the Southwestern
district of the Nebraska High School
Debating league, Orleans' maintain
ing the affirmative of the league
question: "Resolved, That the Lit
eracy Test Restriction on Im
migration Should Be Repealed." Rev.
Charles K. Schofield, Inavale, was
the judge, and Edwin Brinck, Re
publican City presided.
The Orleans debaters were Ber
nard Maxev, Rlanche Claypool, Reid
Miller and" Nell Patterson, alternate.
Hie Republican City debaters were
Freda Clifford, KylcAVoolman, Glen
Swain, and Ruth Haskin, alternate.
Yank Soldier, Killed in
France, Buried at Aurora
Aurora. Xeb.. Jan. 31. (Special.)
-j-The body of Trivate Glenn Achcn,
formerly of Custer county, Idaho,
recently sent from France, was
buried "in the American Legion sec
tion of Aurora cemetery. .Private
Achen was wounded in - action on
July 18, 1918, and died tn an over
seas hospital on July 20. 1918. The
soldier left his homestead m Idaho
and enlisted in the early days of the
war. The military funeral services
were in charge of Rev. Mr. Dobbs
of the Christian -church. Aurora is
the home ot the mother. Mrs. Dora
Annual Election Held by
Beatrice Elevator Firm
Beatrice, Neb-.. Jan. 31. (Special)
The Beatrice Co-operative Elevator
company held its annual meeting
here. The secretary's report showed
that business' during the past year
amounted to $403,999. Approxi
mately $22,500 worth of gram was
handled and grain amounting to
191,00(T bushels was purchased.
Officers were elected as follows:
president, Harvey R. Essam; vice
president, J. J. R. Claassen; secretary-treasurer,
C. E. Thornburg.
Directors are F. H. Coburn, Anton
Schmerda, and George Smith.
Chicken Thief in Jail;
Wife Sues for Divorce
Aurora, Xeb., Jan. 31. (Special.)
Albert T. Hcdgecock is serving a
00-day term in the county jail for
the theft of tho chickens from his
brother, Jesse Hedgecock.Tlie-lat-tcr
missed his chickens recHly and
immediately telephoned the com
mission men to be on the lookout
for them. In a short time Albert T.
Hcdgecock came in. with the birds
and offered them for s'ajp. Since his
incarceration his wife has begun
suit for divorce.
District Judge Disposes
Of Large Number of Cases
Beatrice, Xeb, Jan. 31. (Special.)
Judge Colby disposed of a large
number of cases in the district court.
Otto Hrdlicka. charged with break
ing and entering, was fined $50 and
costs. George Cooper of Wymore
was fined $10 and costs tor assault
ing Judge C. B. Woolsey, former
Mate acent. He oaid 4 fine of $5fl
and costs some weeks ago for a
similar offense. A number of other
cases was dismissed and some set
Old Resident of Garrison
Dies at Daughter's Home
Beatrice. Xeb.. Jan. 31. (Special)
Butler C. Chowning, 74, a pioneer
of Garrison, Xeb., died at the home
of his daughter, Mrs. J. W. Camp
bell in this city Saturday. His wife
died in 1911. He. is survived by five
- children John Chowning and Mrs.
Delia Carter of Omaha; Mrs. Nellie
McLaughlin of Council Bluffs, la.;
Mrs. Maude Wertz of Fleming, Colo.,
and Mrs. J. V. Campbell of Beat
rice. I he body will be taken to Gar
rison for burial.
Inch of Ice on Telephone
Wires May Damage Lines
Xorfolk,. Neb.. Jan. 31. (Special
Telegram.) Ice almost an inch
thick is clinging to telephone wires
near Emerson, Neb., nd in the
Rosebud country of South Dakota.
The telephone officials fear a
Heavy wind will result m, unusual
damage to the wires which are
ready to snap under the heavy load
caused by a mist ot. three days'
- Legion Gives Carnival
Cozad, Xeb., Jan. 30. (Special.)
The American Legion post of this
city gave an indoor carnival here,
and as a result of their . efforts,
realized nearly $200,
Little Rodney, who was found abandoned yesterday morning on thb
steps at the Union station. The purse he is holding was soon filled to over
flowing with pennies and nickels given by passing travelers. The note
pinned on his coat disclosed the fact he was not lost, but abandoned.
Munching a big red apple, unconcerned with the hurry and bustle
of travelers about him Monday morning at 7:15 a boy. 2 years old, with
light hair and blue eyes, was found abandoned on the stairway of the
Union station by Henry Jones, negro porter, as he was going to work.
Pinned to the little fellow's coat was this note:
"Some one please take care of my little Rodney. I cannot make
enough for us both. I have got to sacrifice him so he won't have to
want any longer."
The note was signed "an unfortunate."
. Those at the station who cared for the little one before he was
turned over to the Child Saving Institute believe he was abandoned by
his mother after she had either come in to Omaha or lc.'t by an early
Scottsbluff Will -Enforce
Scottsbluff, Neb., Jan. 31. (Spe
cial Telegram.) The curfew law, re
rmirincr all children under 16 years
old to be off the streets and out of
the public places by 8 p. m. in winter
and 9 p. m. in summer, will be en
forced in Scottsbluff if the parent
teacher association of, this city has
its way. '
The organization has petitioned
the city council to enforce the law,
commencing February 15. To
further protect the morals of chil
dren, the local theater has agreed
to show each Saturday, before the
first matinee performance, a film that
has been censored and warranted all
right for youngsters to see. If the
venture proves commercially profit
able, the theater will continue the
censored show as a part of its regu
lar performance of the week.
Old Resident Dies
Beatrice, Xeb., Jan. 31. (Special.)
Mrs. C. K. - Higgins, 4, an old
resident of this county, died last
evening at her home east of this
city. She is survived by her hus
band and four children.
3 Women Suing
For Damages in
Wives to Make Final Effort
To Secure Judgment Over
Slaying of Husbands
Seven Years Ago.
A final effort to obtain legal judg
ments in suits brought by three
Omaha w omen in February. 1915. for
the-loss of support by their hus
bands, Fred and Pfter Schroeder,
brothers, and William Ripp, who
were killed in a shooting affray July
15, 1914, will be made, within the
next few weeks by attorneys han
dling the suit?.
The shooting occurred the night
of July 15 at Twenty-third and Paci
fic streets, following a list fight be
tween Fred Schroedery and Hum
phrey Lynch. The men were discuss
ing the fight while seated on the
curb and, according to Rapp's death
bed statement, two men aa roached
them and after lighting matches to
determine their identity, opened fire.
The Schroeders and Rapp, each
fatally wounded.' staggered to their
homes at Twenty-seventh and Paci
A long legal battle followed, the
women suing Peter Moscrey, sa
loon keeper, near whose place the
fist battle was fought, and an Illinois
surety company, Moscrey's bonds
men. Decisions have been awarded in
district court in favor of Mrs.
Schroeder and Mrs. Rapp. A pre
vious ruling of the Illinois supreme
court in favor of the bondsmen has
been reversed by the United States
supreme court, and now, after six
years of legal battling, the attorneys
believe'' they v ill get action on the
district decision. Awards in dam
ages to-each will amount to several
thousand dollars, attorneys say.
Community Service Club
At Ord Elects Qf ficers
Ord, Xeb., Jan. 31. (Special.)
The Ord Community Service club
elected W. M. Costello, general
manager of the Farmers' Grain and
Supply company, president; Charles
W. Detweiler, vice president. The
board members are D. B. Huff,
Claude A. Davis. Irl D. Tolen, L. D.
Leggett, Joseph P. Barta, Axle Lind
hartson and Archie Brodt. Henry
L, Fillman is secretary. The club
has the most elaborate equipment
of any small town club in the state.
It holds Community literary progress
every week and has a boys' night
once a week. The members arc
farmers and business men.
Woman Invents Spinning
Attachment for Machine
O'Neill, Neb., Jan. 31. (Special.)'
Mrs. SO A. Page of Page, Neb., to
celebrate her 70th birthday, on Jan
uary 11, perfected an invention which
may enable each family to do its
own spinning, as in early days. The
invention is an attachment for her
sewing machine, which enables the
aged woman to twist or spin her
own yarn for knitting and thread
for sewing. Anyone can operate it
a. parent nas not yet Decn appner
i Madison County Farm
Bureau Holds Meeting
Buttle Crock, Xeb., Jan. 31.
(Special.) The annual meeting of
the Madison County Farm Bureau
was held i 1 1 the Odd Fellows' hall
in Battle Creek. A representative
attendance from every township in
the county' taxed the capacity of the
hall. Farm Burcrtii work in the coun
ty has been intensified since the cam
paign for membership in December.
Discussion at the meeting centered
arousd co-operation in building up
the fanners' sidc of marketing,
through first determining the cost of
' R. A. Stewart, county agent, was
re-elected at a substantial salary.
Burr Taft of Xorfolk was re-elected
president; Oscar Sunderman of
Madison, vice president; Fred Crow
ley of Meadow Grove, secretary and
William Kotller rf Madison, treasurer.
Snakes Leave Haunts;
Sure Sign of Spring
O'Neill, Xeb., Jan. 31. (Special.)
Snakes along the Niobrara river
bottoms already have broken their
period of hibernation and spring is
here, whether the calendar says so
or not, according to trappers who
have been spending the winter sea?
son on the river. A large bullsnake,
extremely active, was killed on the
river, five miles west of Butte, on
January 9, and it was brought to
Butte 'and exhibited.
Trappers declare that they have
killed several this year and that they
have encountered other hibernating
animals and reptiles that evidently
have concluded winter is over.
Snakes in this latitude rarely come
out of their whiter sleep until well
along in April or even May.
Man Wanted on Cbargc of
Passing Forged Cbeck
Beatrice. Neb., Jan. 31. (Special)
Curtis Owen of Blue Springs; is
wanted here on a clarge of passing
a forged check on Charles Bartick,
a ccigar 'manufacturer of this cicty
It is said that a number of checks
alleged to have been forged by Owen
hdvc turned up here the past few
days. A complaint was filed in
Judge Ellis' court yesterday against
Owen and a warrant has been issued
for his arrest , He is said to be
living in Lincoln.
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Lincoln Gas Company Given
Right to Mandamus Judge
Washington. Tan. 31. The Lin
coln Gas and Electric company of
Lincoln, cb., was given permission
today by the supreme court to file a
petition for mandamus upon District
Judge Wade restraining him from
going beyond the scope of the order
issued by the supreme court in June,
1919, when it decided the suit of the
company against the Lincoln city authorities.
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