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TJIK HFiK: OMAHA, SATl 1U)AV, .1ANTAWY 1, 191.?
I Nebraska -j
EXPERTS MAYBE CALLED IN
Phone Rate Hearing Taken Up
Before Lincoln Board.
MY LAWYERS INTERESTED
OMAHA S GREATEST CLOTHING HOUSE
rhnlminn Wlnnett fnrtilenl.v Tnkrn
III unci Ilonril iljiinrn for Thin
(ntur Reference Tlnrrnii
Honily for Work.
(from a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Jan. 3 -iSpechil.)-The Un
otn Telephone company had another In
ning beforo the railway commission this
nornlug on the proposition put up by the
"tople" that the hearing In regard to
rates be put off until such time as the
patrons of the company can hire an ex
pert to so through the books of the corn
puny and ascertain whether the rates
proposed by the company are too high in
comparison to the physical valuation of
the company. Attorneys Morning. Peter
son Spencer. Judge England and a dozen
or more others spoke for the patrons,
while President Woods nppeared for tho
The telephone company appeared with
Its boks and other records, which the
engineers of the state commission have
been examining for some time, and asked
for permission to put in force temporary
rates to stand until tho two companies
lately consolidated can be merged Into
one and the necessary changes made. The
new commissioner. H. O. Taylor, sat
with the commission and listened to the
.V postponement was taken at noon until
Monday on account of the sickness of
Thalrman Wlnnett. who was taken sud
flcnly 111 during the hearing and' was
Reference Ilnrcnti Ilemly.
The legislative reference bureau has
moved from tho university to the room
rn the third floor of the capltol where it
will be handy for the members of the
legislature who may need to refer to It.
A K. Sheldon Is In charge, with Misses
Jt' rtle Keegan and Kdna Bullock as his
assistants. The bureau Is located In tho
louth room of the east wing next to the
Company S Election,
'"omfany F of tho Second regiment, lo
rated at Lincoln, held an election last
night, which resulted In the selection of
II J. Oelhaar for first lieutenant and H
V Kramer for second lieutenant. Cap
tain Phil Hall, who will be the new adju-
taut general, has not yet sent In his resig
nation as captain of the company.
Prnlse for linnrd Drill,
The adjutant general has received a
letter from the National Guard Magazine,
calling his attention to an article appear
ing In the current number, showing the.t
the drill of the Neboraska guard has been
(elected as the best drill at the present
Fire Commissioner Randall spoke to
tlie citizens and also the farmers' in
stitute at Exeter yesterday.
York County Settles.
' The first county to get In Its annual
icttlement with the sae audior was York,
which came In last night. The county has
v cash balance of over JH.OOn.
NOTES FROM TECUMSEH
AND JOHNSON COUNTY
TECCMSEH, Neb.. Jan. 3,-fSpectal.)
.Judge J. B. Kaper of l'awncc City has
Issued his court calendar for the First
Judicial district of Nebraska, comprising
Pawnee, Richardson, Nemeha and John
ton counties for the year 1913. Court will
be held In the several counties on the
Sates given Pawnee, March 17, June 9
snd December 1; Richardson. February
1. May 13 and October 6; Nemeha, April
Y May 26 and November 10; Johnson, Feb
ruary 10, May 5 and September 22. Petit
Juries will be used In each county, at
neb session with tho exception of the
luraraer or Becond terms. In each county.
No grand jury will be called unless by
Miss Leto O. Williams and Mr. Koy
I. Doollttle were married at the home of
bride, south of this city, at 7 o'clock
tast evening. Hev. J. W. Kmbree of Un
Voin performed the ceremony In tho pres
i e of a good sized company of rela
tes and friends. A delightful lunoh
fcms served. Mr. and Mrs. Doollttle have
yone to Cheyenne and other Wyoming
bolnts on a honeymoon trip. They will
live on the groom's farm near Tecumseh.
The bride Is the daughter of John Will
Vims, a well known farmer and fruit
Mends of Mr. and Mrs. II. S. Summers
kf Ppokane. Wash., have received the
tews of Mrs. Summers' death. She died
l Portland, Ore., last Satunlay, following
k surgical operation She was formerly
fllsp ReUe Tierney. daughter of the late
Uron Tinmen who was Tecumsch's
sloneer hotel keeper. She was 49 years old.
Harry Vitlars of Tccuint-eli has been
khosen as secretary of the Johnson County
Fair association. The association will
hold a county fair this year, some time
BUFFALO COUNTY ASSESSOR '
WILL TEST ELECTION CASE
KRAKNnV, Neb.. Jan. : - 'Special. )
futt was filed today In the district court
y T. N. Hartzoll. county assessor-elect
t the last general elecUon. for a term
f four years beginning January J, 1913,
h compel Jesse If. Dean, county clerk,
V Issue him a certificate of election.
The petition states that Hartzelt, tne
epubllcan candidate, secured a majority
jver his democratlo opponent, 1. F. II.
khans, and was therefore duly elrctsd o
At the same election the office of
ounty assessor was voted out of exist
rice, but HarUell contends that the elec
lor at which It was done was a special
lection. In that a separate ballot was
used for the voting- of the proposition.
The county clerk acted on the Instruc
Bon of the county attorney In the form
If ballot provided and also In withholding
Vie election certificate.
Attorneys J. N. Dryden. N. P. McDon-
td and J. B. Morrison havo been secured
' Halrtzell to teat the same.
Fulrlinry JmiHor Props Dead.
FAIRRIRV. Neb., Jan. 3.-Specla bi
rred JIausher, janitor of the Falrbury
lJgh school, died of heart failure Thurs
day morning while going to the school
Hilldlngs. He was found In the middle
t the street about 7:30 by County Attor
ney Frank I Rain. His lantern was
Hng besides him still burning. Mr
Jausher was a retired favmer about Of
(cars of ate and had been employed by
the city school board for the past five
Apple Growers Meet
to Further Interest
of State Orchards
iFiom a Staff Correspondent.
LINCOLN. Jan. 3. (Special.) Secretary
C. Ci. Marshall of the NebrasUa IJorti
cultur.il society returned this morning
from Auburn, where a mectlntr was held
yesterday composed of many of tho apple
growers of eastern Nebraska. .1. T.
Swan of Auburn called tho meeting to
order and Val Keyser of Falrbury wns
elected secretary. U. M. Pollard of Ne
hawha was made permanent chairman
The matter of the orpinliation of a
society to further the Interests of tho
apple RTowers of the state was discussed,
with the result that the chairman wag
Instructed to appoint n committee of fif
teen to work with tho chairman In the
matter of ierfectlnB an organization
which would nie!t at the Llndcll hotel In
Lincoln at 2 p. rn. on January 23.
During the meeting C. O. Marshall wa
appointed to canvass the members pres
ent and ascertain the acreage of orchard
each owned, with the amount of applef
raised the last year. The result howed
that of the number present there were
1.M5 acr'S owned, which produced 78,Sv6
barrels of apples, or 36.115 bushels.
Tho list taken la as follows:
Eden Tiros.. Talmace 2T
Hav Hesseltlno. Peru 10 S"0
Duncan & Ilcssoltlne. Peru 130 5.00)
O. 13. N. Sanders, llrownvllle.. 2-i
C S. Snyder. BrownvlUe
Charles Dickinson. Lincoln..
Smith nros.. fans ntyt
Smith & Wlleman, Hurada..
a. N. Titus. Nemaha
Tl, U. Dunn, liuram
J. W. Ooff. Barada
Allen Franklin. I'aiis rity...
Carl Aid rich, Nemaha
V. If Blunt. Auburn
Shubert Bros.. .Iiubert
C. F. Beck. Peru
A. Shtldon. Avocn
.T T. Swan. Auburn
R. M. Pollard. Nehawkn IiB
Kevser ik Marshall. WeePlnK
V'ater and Wvonilnc .'. .. Ml
K. N. Butterfleld, Auburn 0
OXFOItD. Nob Jan. 3. iHpecial.)- -1
A William, who has operated a photo
gisiph gnl'erv htc fur the past year,
sold out i j.nin... hl. week tu-8..il
ever offered before in
makers'ln the world. We have sold these garments exclusively In this oltv
for years and wo know they havo given the very best of satisfaction. Our
prices aro aKays very reasonable and lower than other clothiers ask for un-
.cuusiiiiBu imm, uur semi-annual tiair Price salo begins Saturday for tho
KT&'JfS??0 of cIeanl"B P our broken linos of this season's suits nnd overcoats. We
JVh.VE,R carry over stock from one season to another hence this great roductlon
t onio Saturday.
Fur Overcoats, Fur
Lined Overcoats and
Plush Lined Over
coats at special re
McCrea. lie bus not yet fully decided
where ho will locate.
Practically nil the corn in this vicinity
lia's been gathered. The yield varied
from 10 to 60 bushels per acre. Most of
tho corn Is light, and the quality not
good. Few cattle are being fed In this
ASHLAND, Neb., Jan. 3. (Special.)
After a delay of over two years in ne
gotiations. Mn. Mlna Dean Bingham has
just completed the sale of tho plot of
ground of nearly four acres, on which the
first bouso built in Ashland, that Is still
standing, was erected In 1F61 by her
father, the late Dennis Dean. This house
Is located within a stone's throw of the
Burlington railroad tracks, near the west
end of the Ashland yards, and the Burl
ington company purchased the property,
paying ST-MO. Possession wll' not be
given befoio March 1, but as soon as pos
sible, after that date the Tiouse will be de
molished or moved away and the ground
used for tho enlargement of the Burling
ton's yards at this point.
DIES AT CULBERTS0N
Cl'LBEBTSON. Neb.. Jan. 3. (Special
Telegram. )--neprcbentatIve W. 7.. Taylor
died at 7 o'clock this morning.
YORK, Neb.. Jan. 3.-(Spcclal.)-At the
home of the brldo's parents, Hon. Mr.
and Mrs. K. A. dlllKirt, yesterday even
ing occurred the marriage of their young
est daughter. Margaret P.. to Mr. Charlei
W. Fisher. Rev. W. B. Alexander, who
was a former, resident of this city, but
now pantor of the Methodist Kplsropal
church at Wahoo, officiated.
FAIRBl'RY. Neb.. Jan. 3.-(Kpeclal.)-Mls
I'Vances h. Stolllng and James L.
Swartz. two promlnen.t young people liv
ing near Kndleott. iee married at the
Baptirt church arsonage In this city,
Rev. K. 11. Taft off Iciatlng. Mr. and Mrs
Hwartz will go to hmisekeeolng on a farm
llnlfll- n mlr rliiuu.
KKARNia. Neb,. Jan. S (Special.) In
! orottv luirncildlnf a4 tha.hniru. i
Beginning Saturday morning, January 4, we
offer on sale thousands of Suits and Overcoats
taken from our broken lines of this season's
stock at cxactlv
has been a most,
successful one for
this establishment, in
fact the greatest vol
ume of business wo
ever experienced since
siore opened years ago, lias
been our good fortune. We at
tribute our wonderful success
iaci uiai we are milium lo tne puDlic,
Jliat we do clean merchandising, that, we do not mis
- i i - i i j I r 1 . .1
represent our goods or mislead the public by advertis
ing special sales that are not, bono tide reductions. The
clothes we display are not only from one MAKJ4K, but a
of tho most reputable and l'ecoirnized clothes
Kev. A. J. .Ink, pastor of the First
Christian church, this noon, Mr. Ralph
L. Hazlett and Miss Jeannette 15. Vnn
derlaag (Were married. Following the
wedding Utey departed for Chicago, the
home of the bride, where the groom Is a
student In a theological school, expecting
to enter the ministry of the Christian
church uin his graduation next spring.
Wolf Hunt In .Irffermin County.
FAIItllVHY, Neb.. Jan. 3.-(Speclal.)-A
big wolf hunt covering six siuaro miles
of territory in the southern part of this
county afforded pleasure for V farmers
living in that section and a'numbcr of
i sportsmen from Falrbury. The hunters
rounded up four large wolves, but two
escaped through the lines.
ALLEGED CATTLE THIEVES
ARRESTED AT HOT SPRINGS
' HOT SPRINGS, S. D., Jan. 2.-(8pclaJ.)
I Bocauso they slaughtered cattle allcgod
i to belong to Frank Jackson, two em
I ployes of the Burko quarry havo been
held to await trial next month. The ac
cused are Victor Sauers and Victor Bale, I
half-brothers. Mayor Rlordon recently
caused the nrrest of Hai-ve Shepanl for
gambling. Shepard has waived examlna.
tlon and will appear before the circuit
Because n mnllce could be shown,
Henry Shell, a man who Is regarded ts
foolish and simple, will not be held to
answer for putting a rock In front of n
paisseugcr train at a street crossing. Shell
told the officers he "just wanted to have
some fun." The train struck the obstruc
tion, but without causing damage.
FAIRBURY, Neb.. Jan. 3.-(Bpcclal.)
John Thornton died at his homo after a
twelve years' Illness from diabetes. He
was a native of Kngland, having been
born In Devonshire. September It, 18P3. He
was married to Miss Elizabeth Pyle of
that place on Novenilior 11. 1S71. To this
union nix children were Iwrn. Mr. Thorn
ton removed his family to America In
187$ and located on a farm at Clay Center,
Kan. In 15 he r?mived to Falrbury
i and cngagt-d. In the hardware business,
lie was a member of the Masonic lodge
In this city. Ho was an actvo worker in
municipal affairs In Falrbury and served
an couuc.lmau. The boay was taken to
w i 1 1 1 two pairs of
MELICK MAKESHIS REPORT
Warden of Penitentiary Submits
Figures to Governor.
BETTER GUARDS EMPLOYED
Result In Inrrrnnr In Kximmiktm lo
HUent or KIkIiI Th mi -.mm. I llol-
Where the Con Ids
)From a Staff C'oriespoiiilenl.)
LINCOLN. Jan. 3.-8ih'IuI. Win di n
Mclick of the stuto penitentiary, In his
repot t to tli governor, filed In the off In
of tho executive this morning, reviews
the outbreak at the pilson last March ai
some length, which resulted In the doith
of Warden Ilahunty, Deputy Waulun
Wagner and Usher llcllman, and Gills at
tention to the fact that owing to the con
dllons which existed it had been decldbd
to employ a better class of guards, which
accounts for tho Increase in tin expenses
for guard duty of about $.).
The total funds received by the Institu
tion amounted to tiM.bW.2l. while the ex
penses havo been J179.258.18. The convict
cash fund now amounts to $1,4W.I2. The
farm ruined during tho hieuulum products
amounting to t21.1!).fr.
Among tho notable inmates of the
prison have been the folluwtng: Helen
Johnson, known as "Morphlmi Annlf." i
snako charmer by profession: Burt Mar
tin, sent up from Keya Paha county for
horso stealing, who twis kept with tbo
rest of tho prisoners fur 'Ieven monthi
before It was dlsooverrd that "lie" was n'
woman and was then transferred to the
female ward. Bertha Armstrong was an
other noted character who was an In
mate of the pen. Bertha's tago naino
was 'Fainting Bertha."
.Nil in tier of I'o n virtu.
The number In the prison at tho be
ginning of the blenulum. December 1.1 !flf.
win. y. There have been received since,
OA: from furlough. :; parole. 111; from
escaped, 10; for safe keeping, 18; recom
mitted 11. making n tola! uf SJ rerelied.
Those discharged on account of expira
tion of term number 24; pniolcd,
commuted, 9; escaiied. 22; pardoned, 'S:
remanded by court, 12; transferred to
asylums 15; xecuted. 1. died 3; stabbed
by Inmate 1; killed while escaping. 2.
fiirloughed, 5; safe keeping, 13. making u
total of M.", leaving In the pilson at the
close of the blennluin, 3X1.
Of thoso in tho prison $0 are wulla
our entire stock of Fall and Winter Suits
(blue serge suits excepted), iNortolK, bailor
Blouse and l)oublc-lireasted
trousers; Overcoats with convertible collars,
some .with belts; all sizes and!
colors, at the following reduced '
$3.00 Suits and
$4.50 Suits and
$6.00 Suits and
$7.50 Suits and
$9.00 Suits and
Overcoats, now. . .
$12.00 Suits and
Overcoats, now. .
Come early Saturday
morning and avoid
the throngs later in
males, f5 negro mnles, 5 negro females.
G Indian males, 1 Indian femulo 1 Japa
nese and 1 Filipino.
Of the foreign-born, Canada lends with
ten. Oermany stands second with nine,
and Ireland third with five, with a total
foreign-bom population of sixty-two.
Of the Arueilcan-horu, Nebraska heads
tho list with seventy-seven, while Mis
souri follows second with forty-six, Iowa
thlid with fort) -five and Illinois fourth
with thlrti-slx. The number received
hailing fiom outside uf Nebraska und
within the United States is S.
Boone, Banner, Cedar. Dundy, Oreeley,
Howard Hooker Hitchcock Garfield,
Keaincy, Mcl'herson, Phelps, Pawnee,
Perkins, Rock, Howard, Sherman and
Thomas counties have no representatives
In the penitentiary while Blaine and Lo
gan never havo been represented.
The lowest number of prlroners that
have over been In the prison was seven
teen, In lfft), when the institution was
establbhcd, while tho largost number,
301. was In 1911.
Oni- 1,1111 )rr Ili'lnliiril.
Should tho prisoners desire to appear
lK'foie the supreme court In u legal way
there Is only one lawyer in the place to
plead their cause, while one doctor has
been deprived of his pill case and cannot
minister to the wants of his fellow
prisoners. Should tho prison desire to "get
out a paper they lavo one printer to do
the work, and only one undertaker to
prepare him for burial after the first
edition had readied the readers.
Tho Ieo Broom and Duster company
employs W) men at 53 cents per day,
while the new chair factory finds work
for fiftv men at tl)o same price.
Among the rccommendatlona which the
warden proposes is tho purchase of an
additional 300 acres of land, u building
lr a dining room and hospital, a tier of
steel cells In the eaBt wing, and a water
purifier In the boiler room.
TEST SUIT IS BROUGHT
I AGAINST EX-TREASURER
RAPID I'm. D-, lan !-(Special
Telegram.) Oeorge K. Flavin, former
treasurer of Pennington county, was ar
rested at tho Harney hotel this afternoon,
charged with embeir.unient of the county
funds. The case bpi'Ught ngalust l lavln
Is of u teit nature and amounts to 110.
but a report recently filed with the county
commissioners by tut expert accouutaut
liowi an ulltf. ilwf litlttnav of dur
ing the period' of Flavin's Incumbency of
the office. ;
Flavin resigned 'as county treasurer &
year ago and accepted the management
of the Pan-American company, going to'
Bouqueto, Panama. He returned herw
when there were rumors of irregularities
In his accounts and lias been awaiting
developments. In the meantime he en
gineered an Investigation of the county
auditor's offlco, which resulted in the
government prosecution of John K. and
David A. Fall, auditor nnd deputy auditor
of the county, anil convicting them of
using the United States mails to defraud,
They, with F. R. K. Hewlett of the Hew
lett Hide and Fur company, were snt to
tho Leavenworth penitentiary to serve
I3GAN. la., Jan. 2. 8pcclal.)M1ss
Mildred Tiitlett of Woodbine was married
to R. W. Richard of Wray, Colo., at the
Christian church parsonage here this
morning nt l o'clock, Rev. 'W, D.
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