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THE BEE: OMAHA. WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER 18. 1P11.
LA FOLLETTEBOOM ENDORSED
ProgressiTe Kepublictni Fivor Wii.
cousin Man for President
GARFIELD MAKES NO OBJECTION
n.nlntlina Adopted Drrlin ta Fo
of Direct rrlmarr
for Rxprrasloa nf Prraldvn
CHICAGO. Oot. lT.-Two hundred pro
gressive republicans In their ftrit na
tional fonOrence Mohday endorsed the
candidacy of Senator Robert M. I Fol
Isttft of Wisconsin for president and de
clared in favor of a direct primary as a
means for the expression of a presidential
The Indorsement rami In the form of
resolutions framed In part by former
Secretory of the Interior Jamea R. Oar.
field, who. It was held by the delegates,
appeared as expressing the views of
Theodore Roosevelt and who. It was
feared, would not consent to a declara
tion in favor of any Individual.
The resolutions followed a day of La
Follette enthusiasm In which his nama
was cheered repeatedly aa it was men
tioned by a doten speakers. Contrary to
expectations, tho conference was con
eluded In one day; most of the delegates
left the city and tho progressive program
outlined for tomorrow will be devoted
to support of state and local candidates
The resolutions were framed, by a sub
committee of live from a committee of
thirteen and revised by former Secretary
Garlleld and t.'ongi ofsinan Irvine L. Len
root of Wisconsin. Aa finally adopted,
they read In purl:
'the progressive movement Is a struggle
to wrest the control of the government in
the nation and states troin the repre
sentatives of special privilege and restora
It to the control of the people. The is
sue Is die same in all the dimes, tnouxh
the problem may be presented in dif
In the national field, the control of gov.
eminent by special privilege Is evidenced
by the influence ana power of the reac
tionary leaders In both parties In check
ing or preventing the enactment of pro-
f;resslv policies pledged by the repub
The present condition of uncertainty
In business Is intolerable and destructive
of industrial prosperity. It is worse
than idle to leave the question of whether
'great business enterprises are legal or
not. merely to Judicial determination.
IndUMrial corporations should by utlirm
ative legislative enactment be given deti
nue ru.es o. conduct by whlcn business
shall ie made sate and stable, wnila at
the tame time tho Interests or the pub
lic enouid be tully safeguarded. We seek
constructive legislation, not destructive
We lavor the ascertainment of the
choice or republican voters as to eandl.
dates for president by a direct primary
vole, held in each state pursuant to tne
statute, and where no such statute ex
ists we urge that the republican stale
committees provide that the people bo
given the rignt to express their choice
Robert Marion La Kollette of Wiscon
sin years ago found conditions in his
state not unlike thoae of the nation to
day. Undei) his leadership ail opposition
was overcome and there has been en
acted in VNlBconsln a system of lawa
that atand aa models for legislation in
all the etates of the' union. Laws have
been passed In that atate adequately reg
ulating all public service corporations;
equalizing the burdens of taxation; pro
viding for direct nominations by the peo
ple; protecting legitimate business and
capital honestly invested; promotln" the
welfare of labor in short, real progres
sive government nag been restored.
La Follette Favored.
The record of Senator La, Follette In
state and nation makes Mm logical
candidate for president of the United
States. Hia experience, his character,
his courage, his record of constructive
legislation and administrative . ability
meet the requirements for leadership
such as present conditions demand.
This conference Indorsee him aa a can
didate for the republican nomination for
president and urges that all state or
ganizations be formed to promote hia
The resolutions were drafted by E. P.
Costigan of Colorado, C. E. Merrlam of
Chicago, Jamea R. Oarfleld of Ohio,
Amos Pinchot of New York and J. E.
Little of North Carolina.
While the avowed intention of the eon
ference was the Indorsement of La Fol
lette. the arrival of Oarfleld in a non
committal attitude put the La Follette
supporters on the defensive. His visit
here was announced a week ago, after a
visit in New York with Mr. Roosevelt
and Benator Jonathan Bourne of Oregon,
president of the National Republican
league, and it was expected some other
plan might be Insisted upon. Mr. Gar
field took no part in the open program of
the day. however, and the Indorsement
went through without a hitch.
Wisconsin. Minnesota, and Nebraaki
sent the biggest delegation, outside of
Illinois, and the indorsement ot the Wis
consin man became certain early In the
day. Speaker after speaker, some by In
ference, some by name, referred to him
and to v hat they termed the Wisconsin
Idea, each reference developing a little'
Senator Moses E. Clapp of Minnesota
was the first speaker after Media McCor
mtck had called the meeting to order and
George L. Record of New Jersey had
been elected chairman. Senator Clapp
was regarded as the keynote speaker, and
was the (tret to mention the Wisconsin
senator and announce the purpose of the
senator Crawford peaks
Senator C. I. Crawford, the only United
States senator present besides Senator
Clapp, placed the responsibility tor ex.
isting conditions on the federal govern
ment. He pointed te the confusion aris
ing from the legislatures of several ad
Joining states passing laws regulating
railroad rates, with a final readjustment
by the Interstate Commerce commission.
"ie o:e 1 1 s lit in a time when tlue
great questions cum be settled only by the
extention of functions of the federsl gov.
eminent, extending its powers in the con
servation of natural resources, extending
Its powers In the control of Interstate
commerce, extending its powers energet
ically and protlvely In the destruction of
special privilege and' In the destruction
"The abuses In taxation la the tariff, In
a thousand different directions, can be
settled by the states only by an extension
of power under the constitution, and if
not possible under the constitution, at It
stands, by an amendment of thte consti
tution extending the powers of the fed
Disappointment was expressed at the
failure to arrive of Glfford Fincbot, who
Is on his war from Alaska. Senator
Borah of IdaJia, Benator Cummins of
Iowa and others bad been announced as
expected participants la the conference,
but they advised the committee they were
unable to attend.
Senator Walter Clyde Jones, who seeks
the republican nomination tor governor of
Illinois; Amos plnchot ot New York
James Manahan of Minnesota. C. O
Whedon of Nebraska, Henry F. Cochells
Of Milwaukee and 11. J. RJcbett of Ohio
Resolutions In boner ef the late Justice
John M- Harlan were presented by the
Minnesota delegation and adopted unanimously.
Other members of the committee on
A. FTemont Older. California: o. L
Gear. Ansuiia: w. k. noil, urtianoina.
I'. U. Vs lieuon, Nriiiiai,.; Howard J.
Clark. Iowa; a. J. Leany. ktontana; A. M
Mitchell, North lakuta; O. t. basioro.
toutn Dakota; J mm Manalian, ftinine
6ota; A. W . Sanborn. inconstn. Mr.
Lea. Indiana: Arthur . fihorr. Michigan.
Oeorge L. Hecord, New jersey; Richard
Crane 111. Connecticut; Robert M. Turner.
Massachusetts; A. C. Urimm, Tennessee,
Vv. u. Olnssman. Utah, unit J. M Inner.
soil of Idaho.
Members of the finsnc. committee were:
J. J. McCarthy, Nebraska: C. A. Car
penter. Iowa; Albert Andeison. Montana;
W. J. I'rlce. North Dakota: It. O. Rich
ards. South Dakota: Thomas Fraser. Min
nesota; A. M. toudahl. Wisconsin: Al
fred L. Paker. Illinois: rroctor K. Owens,
Michigan.; John P. Fackler. Ohio; Gilbert
E. Roaa. New York; K. H. Osborne. New
Jersey; R. G. Stewart. Tennesee; J. 8.
Temple. Cclorailo. and W. J. Price ot
Death of Anderson
Most Keenly Felt
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON. D. C Oct. 16.-Ppcc-
lal Telegram. ) Absence of Judse Ous
tav Anderson of Omaha, active member
of the supreme council for the southern
Jurisdiction of Scottish Rite Masons was
generally remarked when the soverlgn
body of high degree Masons assembled
today In the house of the temple in this
city In Its fifty-fifth biennial session.
Not In many years has there been pres
ent on the opening day such an assem
blage 6f distinguished men of the Masonic
fraternity us marked todays' proceed
ings. Iowa. Missouri, Wjomiug and
South Dakota are largely represented.
Nebraska while not so large numeri
cally In Its representation as some ot
the sister states showed very fair at
tendance on the roster of the council.
Among those present were Carroll D.
Evans and C. B. Finch of Omaha, hon
orary thirty-third degree Masons; l.ouls
Block of Davenport, la., grand master
of Masons tor that Jurisdiction heads "ie
delegation from the UaYvkeyc state
which Is here in the Interest of the elec
tion of II. C. Iverfon to a seat In the
supreme council. He la now acting in
spector general for that state.
Among other Iowa Masons present are:
W. F. Fldlar of Davenport; Louis C.
Moesslnger of Clinton; R. M. J. Coleman,
Dalton; E. Perkins and J. R. March of
Pes Moines; while Sioux City has sent
a stronger delegation. It was stated at
the headquarters of the supreme council
today that the recommendations of the
late Inspector General Gustav Anderson
of Omaha as to those who should re
ceive honors, namely the honorary
thirty-third degree and the Qegree of
Knight Commander of the court of honor
had been filed with the committee on
nominations and would undoubtedly be
adopted by the committee. ,
Colorado Shows How
to Grow Good Pears
Charles A. Robinson, a lawyer by pro
fession but a real estate man by eholoe,
la here from Denver to exhibit products
of the San Luis Valley at the Omaha
Land show. "The beauty of the San
Luis valley," he said, "Is that with a coat
not exceeding tlOO you can bore an
artesian well that will spout the purest
water In the 'world. But something else
we have that no other country can boast
Is a sell that will grow peas so plenti
fully that we can raise any number ef
hoga on a field of them.' When the peas
are ripe the hogs, or sheep for that
matter, are turned into the field ' and
that Is all the care they will need."
The exhibits brought by Mr. Robinson
Included a cluster of pea-vines more
than eight feet long. He also has every
variety of grasses and vegetables raised
In the Ban Luis valley. He Is being
sssleted in exhibiting these products by
T. W. Crew ot St. Paul and Clyde Oman
of Wayne, Neb.
NEW GOVERNMENT STOPS
WORK ON CANADIAN ROAD
WINNIPEG. Man.. Oct. 16. Consterna
tion was caused here tonight by an order
Issued by the Canadian minister of rail
ways at Ottawa, stopping all construc
tion work on the national transconti
nental railway. This is a domination
government line running from Winnipeg
to Moncton, N. B. to be leased by the
Orand Trunk Pacific railway when com
pleted. The order also applies to work
on the $5.00, 000 railway shops building
a few mile east ot here. The new
government, it Is believed, will at once
order an Inquiry Into the expenditures
on the sytjern.
WILL INTRODUCE BILL TO
REMOVE RAW SUGAR DUTIES
NEW YORK. Oct. 1.-The subcom
mittee of the congressional committee
Investigating the accounts of the large
sugar refining companies, representa
tive William Sulser. chairman, today an
nounced that It probably would Intro
duce in congress in December a bill u.
remove all tariff duties on the Importa
tion of raw sugar.
AFFAIRS ATJODTH OMAHA
Aniitant City Attorney R. E. Mc
Nally Resigns Position.
WILL GO TO SHERIDAN, WY0.
Poller at Work Roanitlns t P Gsag
tressed of , Participation la
nmrtin Tbefts of Metal
Robert E. McNally. assistant city attor
ney for the last sixteen months, yester
day wired his resignation to City Attor
ney H t Murphy from Sheridan, Wyo.,
where McNally goes to become assistant
to County Attorney D. M. Gogorty. with
whom he will also form a partnership.
Immedjetely upon the receipt of Mr.
McNally's resignation the city attorney
appointed Enos R. Letgn, vice president
of the school board, to succeed to the
office made vacant by Mr. McNally's
resignation. The appointment became ef
fective at once.
Mr. McNally's resignation was not un
expected to Ttla friends who knew that
he had been considering some very
tempting offers since last summer. One
especially commended Itself because It
came from a close friend and former
schoolmate. D. M. Oogorty, at present
county attorney at Sheridan.
Round Vp Oang.
Frank Hurt, a lT-year-old youth resid
ing at Twelfth and M streets, was ar
rested yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock
by Detective John Zaloudek and Special
Officer Heaton on a charge connecting
him with the depredations of the Long-Flertgelnowsky-Klrehbaum
specifically Hurt was taken into custody
on the suspicion of having been impli
cated In the brass robberies at the new
pumps of the stock yards. Within the
last week the company has lost over $100
ot brass fittings from the pump houses
and suffered delays in work as the result
of the loss of necessary pieces of the
Hurt was arrested a few hours after
Frank Long, who Is charged with being
connected with the robbery of the Bur
lington box cars on Septembe 11 The
police say that the four boys belong to
the one gsng. Sledgelnowsky was sen
tenced to three yeara at Kearney Insti
tute on last Saturday. Klrscbbaum la
at the detention homo awaiting aentenee.
Long and Hurt are under arrest and
wl be brought to trial at the earliest
Helra Will (et Money.
Acting on the recommendation of the
local board of control Foreman R. R.
Barker of the Yoemen of America will
recommend the payment of the Insurance
policy Issued on the life of Fred Meyers,
who shot and killed himself last Saturday
at Bellevue after shooting and danger
ouxly wounding his wife.
Meyers had been a member of the or
ganisation for three years or more. Ac
cording to the by-laws suicide does not
annul the policy.
Whitfield Gibson, a brother-in-law of
the dead man, attended the meeting ot the
Yoemen last night and presented the
claims of the dead man's heirs. In the
meantime the body of Meyers lies at Pa
pllllon awaiting the disposition of friends
and relatives. Mrs. Meyers, who lies In a
precarious condition at the South Omaha
hospital. Is also a member ot the same
lodge as her husband. Her condition last
night was said to be favorable for re
covery. oath Omaha Howllnsj.
JETTER'B GOLD, TOPS.
1st. 2d. Sd. Tot.
Briers ...172 179 171 f2i
Hunt 1M 237 157 M8
Chadd M Itl lt 6S0
Koch ..178 100 131) 617
Fitzgerald 148 i 10 204 62
Total 816 t.OM S6 1T
1st Sd. Id. Tot.
Howe 146 124 lit 884
Grace 143 lM 119 416
Bryan 166 lfS 466
Taft 166 I6 165 ' S5
Mullen ID 14B 1&4 4M
Totals '. 784 7 6M 2.21H
Handicap 28 i 28 84
Totals 812 764 726 "202
1st. 2d. 2d. Tot.
Valstedt 187 Ml 17 686
Ham 222 177 171 670
Zeek 118 177 206 406
Jones 166 166 165 Sj
Ohnesorg 168 184 147 623
Ttoal 886 16 864 1.634
SOUTH OMAHA ICE COMPANT.
let. 2d. M. Tot.
Oribble 124 116 ll 400
Cox 128 167 t"4 47
Peschek 13 162 1HS 492
Lew Ktter 166 164 161 4J0
Williams 165 16i 166 4
Total 724 7 82 i.tM
Handicap U 1
Totals 721 7M 842 2,322
Uattle with Plckhandlea.
Despite the fact that the code Is ob
solete In this country, uenrge Franks, a
colored man, and Ludwig Matson. a
white man, essayed to settle their per
sonal differences last night at Armour's
engine rooms, using plcit Dandles as
weapons of defense and attaak. f
Both Franks and Matson are firemen
at the Armour plant, and yesterday even
ing the two Indulged In a discussion that
grew rancorous. Office re SV-M end
Coulter Interfered and the to were
made te see that "boner was satisfied."
As a special precaution, Franks was
locked up sad charged with assault and
Hedl for Aeeae.14 Rov.
fam Roeauskl of Twenty-sixth and P
streets, a laborer at Armour's plant. Is
being held at the police station on sus
picion for having kicked and Inflicted
great bodily Injury upon Joseph Tost, a
14-year-old boy, yesterday afternoon at
the packing plant. Yost was injured so
that he had to be removed to his home
and put under the rare of a physician,
who says that a surgical operation will
have to be performed on the boy In order
to relieve his sufferings.
According to the story told by the police,
Yost was assaulted by BocausKl without
X otter to Oar f'astoasera.
Bewaro of fraud liquor solloltore, repre
senting themselvee t your door to be
selling for J. Klein, which is not true, ss
1 have no solicitors at all. J. Klein,
Family Liquor Dealer, tth and N, Couth
Magic City Gossip.
Buy your coal. Fouth Omaha Ice Co.
The Willing Workers will meet on
Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. Wlgle.
2J j street.
1iw prices on good stoves Home Furni
ture com pa ny.
Mrs. Ella Flag Young, superintendent
of the Chicago schools, will address the
teachers at the high school today at 11. 80.
For Rent 8lK-rom house, modern ex
cept heat. Also large barn. 2618 U street.
1'hone South 10P4.
The Lefler Pouth Side Aid society will
meet Wednesdsy afternoon at 2 o'clock
for tea at the home of Mrs. G. Thomp
son, 1206 Edward street.
Conl money talks J.dOO lbs. Cherokee
nut coal. 14. Special cut price, act quick
Broadwell. Roberta AS Co. 'Phone It.
The Century Literary club win meet at
the library thin afternoon to henr Mrs
Orris of Stanton talk on the "Practiral
Education of the Olrl." Mrs. Orris Is
chairman of the educational department
of the atate federation.
Itl'Y Cherokee COAL now, 14 00. E H
I lowland Lumber Co., 617 North 4th st
'Phone South T; Independent F-1M.
Phone Bell Pouth Sftt Independent F-1S8S
for a rase of Jetter Onld Tor. Prompt de
livery to any part ot city. William Jetter.
FOR 8ALR-7-rooin modern house In
beat residence block In South Omaha,
owner moving away. Must be sold soon
Address "H, South Omaha Bee office.
to Visit Coliseum
Acting In conjunction with the retail
business men of the city and the clerks,
the members of the Ad Men's club have
secured Wednesday night on whirh to
attend the Land show. Manager Buckley
has set the night aside and la busily en
gaged In preparing the program for the
Ad Men's n!ht will prove one of the
teller events of the 1-and show, as the
Indications are that at least 2.000 of the
members of the three organisations will
attend In a body. Those in the central
and southern portion of the city will
come on chartered street cars, while
those from the north and west will come
on the regular trains. The program will
begin soon after o'clock and will con
tinue for fully an hour, the exercises be
ing conducted on the main stage of the
largo building. Besides the special music,
both Instrumental and vocal, there will
be a lecture by J. 8. Knoa ot the Knox
Fchcol of Salesmanship. This lecture will
be of special Interest te not only the clerk,
but also to the merchant, the banker, the
manufacturer and all others who employ
help. During the course of hia lecture
Mr. Knox will deal with the many ques
tions that enter Into the successful con
duct of business In various lines. He will
give the real definition of "salesmanship"
and explain why so many men fall In
business, as well as explaining why clerks
plod along, receiving small salaries. He
wilt take up the positive and also the
negative side of business, showing whst
is needed to mske business a success.
President Oerlng of the Ad Men's club
has tsken hold of the matter sn1 U stir
ring up enthuslesm among the club mem
bers. The lateat advices from him are
to the effect that nearly every member
of the club will be In attendance.
Vale Redget "abmltted.
NF.W HAVEN. Conn.. Oct. IS.-An ex
pendlture of SL45S.S29 22 Is called for at
Yale unlversitv the coming vear, accord
ing to the budget submitted to the regu
lar meeting of the corporation here today.
CONVENTION AT ST. PAUL
KANSAS CITY, Oct. ln.-The next an
nual meeting of the educational associa
tion will be held In fit. Paul July 6 to
It Inclusive. This was announced here
today by Prof. J. II. Greenwood of the
executive committee of that organise
ATTRACTIONS IK OMAHA.
American I "The" Three of Vs."
Brandelsi "The Olrl ol My reams."
Matinees at the American, Oayety,
Krug aad Orphean theaters.
For the matinee Wednesday afternoon
at the Brandelg, Miss Leila Mclntyre
proposes to have as her guests the
guests of the Old People's Home. Miss
Mclntyre and Mrs. Coombs, wife of the
managsr of the company, have the mat
ter In hand. They will take three or more
automobiles out to. the home on Wirt
street, give the old folks art auto ride,
and land them at the theater, where
they will see the performance of "The
Girl of My Dreams," aad then take them
home again In time for early supper.
The project is one of Miss Mclntyre e.
George Beban and his new play. "The
Sign of the Rose." met with a reception
at the hands ot ths New York critics
that warrants the belief that the play will
be a suocess. The 8ua and the Times
were warm In praise; the Tribune hyper
critical, but the tact Is chronicled by all
that the play touches the popular chord.
It is an elaboration of the sltetoh Mr.
Beban presented at the Orpheum here
last winter. Omaha Interest depends on
the tact that the play Is scheduled for
an appearance at the Brandeis during the
season, also that Miss Marie Pavey. who
played several summers at the Boyd, Is
Mr. Beban's leading woman.
Franklin P. Adams, writing In a
pepyslan vein of John Drew's perform
ance of "A Single Man," hath this to
"To Mr. Frohman's playhouss to see
Mr. John Drew In Mr. Davies1 drama,
'A Single Man,' and highly hath It de
lighted me, as ever doth Mr. Drew, he
being a brave mime. Yet In one act he
Is coma from a tennis court, where the
plsy is said to have been fast, and ha
cometh in all as fine and unwrinkled and
clean as he had been at a game of
heavy-heavy-hangs-on-your head, And
clad in the most hornble.st Coat ever I
had seen, all blue with a binding ef
white. Miss Mary Bnland, 'that acted
with him. won me utterly; what with
her modest way and fair person, and his
daughter. Miss Loultte, that is some day
to be a great sctress else I am wildly
errant. . Then to a frugal supper of
minced clams with my wife and a party
of roysterers, among them Mr. Reed, the
scrivener and man about Broadway. Ho
home to bed, tired."
Burns Mantle, whe la reviewing New
York productions for the Chicago Tri
bune, handa himself a merry chuckle
while thus telling of Harry Lauder's
landing In New York:
Then there Is that other canny Boot.
Westerners Live the Longer
Harry Lauder, who began bringing In
the sheaves Monday night. The tele
graph has told you ot that of how,
though It was planned by no advance
agent, the boat on which Lauder arrived
did not reach quarantine until the tilgiit
was gone snd the suriience waa held at
the Manhattan theater until 1 o'clock in
the mqrning that tie might be welcomed.
It did more than save the money that
was In the theater thst ride up the bay
In a dispatch boat and a speed dufylng
run from the Battery to the theater In
an automobile with a right-of-way and
a police officer on the front seat to en
force It. It probably saved the life nf
the Scotch singer. His closest friends
agreed that if Harry had been forced to
return his share of that nlght'a receipts
he would have died of shock . lost ills
singing voice calling for help.
Jan Kubellk, opened his farewell Amer
ican tour at the Hippodrome New York.
Sunday night to one of the largest and
moat enthusiastic audiences ever attend
ing a Sunday night concert In New York.
He was assisted by Nathan Franka and
aa orchestra of 65 players from the Phil
harmonic orchestra. Not only was every
seat taken, but 400 additional chairs were
plaoed on the stage and In the orchestra
pit. The nights receipts amounted to
over tJ.0000. Kubellk was In great form
and the critics declare that he has
broadened and developed and Is one of
the greatest artists of the stage.
Borne Loral Stage Notes.
This afternoon at the American the
regular matinee will be played, the bill
being "The Three of Us,' in which Mlse
Lang has the first serious part she has
f presented this season. The audiences
isve voted the play a hit.
It Is almost a moral certainty that not
only all Omaha, but every visitor to the
big Land show this Week, will make It a
point to visit the Gayety some afternoon
or evening and wltneex the clean, high
grade musical and vaudeville entertain
ment being given by the Jersey Lilies.
The big chorus Is advertised as "Illy
buds" -end they are a prettier and
niftier bunch of girls not having been at
the Gayety with any company this sea
son. Big "Blutch" Cooper and little
Charlie Howard are causing oceans ef
good clean fun,
Wallls Clark, the noted English actor
who is playing "Scrooge'' at the Orpheum
thU week, is a true lover of Dickens.
When he was a boy ha used to play In
the original Bleak house, which was for
merly an Inn called "The Old King's
"It was In this old Inn that Dickens
wrote most of 'bleak House,' " said Mr.
Clark. "The old low oak celling room
f tends there now Just the same as then,
like the American vaudeville audiences
much better than the English. In Eng
land people are coming and going all the
time and it Is very disturbing "
Mr. Clark Is the author of two sketches
which have been successfully played in
England. They are "The Last Hon of
fcummer" and "The Old Clown s Last
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Comparatively Low Death Rate in Nebraska
and Bordering States.
I It trut, as reported, that the death rate among the people of
the Vnlied States ia declining?
Less than 50 yeara sro our Atlantic and Pacific roast cities were
not protected aunlnst tbr Inroads of cholera, yellow fever and other
rontsplou diseases an thoy gr today. IncomlnK aliens were not
ao carefully examined lit quarantine as they are under comparatively
recent ImmtRratlon laws. Aa late as 1S! New Orl. ans wan practically
defenseless against, an attack of yellow f(-ver. while today It. la Im
mune, thanks to arlcntlflc discovery and prorident sanitary Inspectors.
So jreat has been the advance In gclentlfjc measures to protect
eoclety arnliiet the Might of epidemic dlnnaso that the public at large
rente In rompar.it lv security. This explains why life Insurance com
panies long ago found It desirable to otnlt exemption clauses touch
ing epidemic diseases. Nearly every company now Issues policies
containing a c)huo permitting the policy holder to apply for permit
under the terms of which he may go to war without Invalidating hia
Insurance. It is Interesting to note in this connection that the Spanish
American war did not disturb the equanimity of llfo Insurance
Happily, the United States la comparatively free from epidemic
diseases and from the possibility of war with a foreign power. Life
insurance companies are enjoying that high degree of prosperity
which follows In the wake of national peace and security. Yet. they
have scientific methods for finding a basis for computing the average
death-rate or the people at largo, and that also of policy holders who
have withstood the searching physical examinations prescribed. No
man baa ever been able to forecast the duration of lives of Individuals,
but a way hs been found to compute the probable number of deatha
In one thousand of people In a given state, during the period of one
For instance, the U. a. Census Bureau, once In ten years, com
piles fctatlstlcs, giving the number of denths In every 1,000 of popu
lation within a given year In a, number of at a tea and principal cities.
The latest bulletin on the subject haa just been Issued. Of course the
flgurea apply to all the people and not to any specified class. This
bulletin, as well as the census ot 1900, clearly shows tho average
death rale In eastern states to be higher thau that of western states.
It Is not the purpose of this article to give the reasons for these
established facts. Tho table herewith Is made up of figures, taken
from authentic son ices:
Kastern No. Deaths Western No. Deaths
Slates, Per 1,000 States, Per 1,000
1910 Popiftlon 1910 Popu'tlon
Connecticut ...... 13 Colorado
Maine 16 Iowa
New Jersey IS Kansas 10
Rhode Island 15 Nebraska 7
Pennsylvania J.2 South Dakota G
Average 14 Average 8
' 1 " 1 1 " 1 1 p . i. - -.... in I,.
Thus it will be seen that an Insurance company wboHe policy
holders reside largely In eastern states must sustain a death rate
nearly double that of a western company whose policy-holders reside
In Nebraska and bordering states.
These figures were taken from the public records. The death
rate of policy-holders residing In the west Is lower thsn that of the
public because the policy-holder la selected for his good health and
high expectation of life.
These statistics are highly Important to all policy-holders. If
a western Insurance company is called upon to pay a less number of
death claims In a thousand policy-holders than an eastern company
Is required to pay, It stands to reason that it Is most fortunately sit
uated. Whatever may bo said ot other life companies. It is a fact that
The Dankers Reserve Life Company ot Omaha has been doubly for
tunate in this regard. . The actuary ot that company, basing his
estimate upon the American experience table of mortality, predicted
that the mortality cost of risks carried In 1910 would aggregate
1234,608. But the actual mortality cost was far below that sum,
being 1100,686 much less than half the amount predicted.
This Is a fact of paramount Importance to every policy-holder
In the country, for the obvious reason that the life company having
the fewest death losses is best able to meet Its contract obligations
with all policy-holders. In the very nature of the case, the west is
the more desirable place In which to do the business of life Insurance.
Yet this fact is not the only reason for the phenomenal auccees of
The Dankera Reserve Ufa Company, due in Urge part, to careful and
conservative management in all of Its departments. It Is one of the
strongest financial institutions of the west, with assets exceeding
S3, 000,000, and with excess security to policy-holders of $678,677.67.
The company's assets are In western securities, btate, county and
municipal registered bonds and first mortgages on high class real
estate. 'The interest receipts from these investments tor the nlno
months of 1911 were more than enough to pay the death losses during
that time. This Is a faet of the highest Importance to policy-holders,
giving evidence of able management and of the liberal conditions of
the company's policies. This strong western company Is expanding its
business and Is making most attractive terms to its agents in Nebras
ka and other states. Evidence that its policies are highly attractive
is found in the fact that Its Insurance business now in tore ag
gregates $28,000,000. The Company wants an active agent in every
county of this Section. If Interested drop a line to the Company.
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