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WILL FEATURE SIGNAL CORPS
Adjutant General Hall Has Plans
for Wireless Tests.
INSPECTS FREMONT COMPANY
Ralston Men Say i
Welfare of Town
Depends on Order,
iKruin h Staff Correspondent.!
LINCOLN. Nob.. Jnn. 2S.-(S'.icclal Tel-
egram.) Evidence In the interurban
hearing before the State Hallway com
inlslon. was continued toilH.v In the case
wherein the Nebraska Traction companx .
' xeeks to compel the Omaha. Lincoln j
(From a Staff Correspondent.) 'ami Beatrice company, to buy their line ;
ctt lulled State Trimt Coiiipnny
Files Articles of Inenrpnrntlun
I'rpMon fftnjs In Old
TjINCOLN. Neb.. Jan. M.-(Speclal.) -Adjutant
General Hal will go to Fre
mont next Monday night to astlst In the
Inspection of the signal corps at that
place. General Hall says this summer
tho signal corps will experiment vcrv
largely In the wireless system of sending
messages and It will be the object of the
corpff to equip Itself and secure such
training In wireless work as will inaks
It one of the best signal corps In the
IJ. M. Trust (Joiniinny Oi-Knnlxr.
The United States Trust company, with , moUe vauabje
from Papllllon to Halton. now In the
hands of a receiver. '
A great deal of the evidence Intro-
dticcd was to show that It the Lincoln ,
road failed to buy the Ralston road the
result would be Injury to the town of
Kalstoti. as the Lincoln road does not '
touch Ralston and If built would tend !
to ruin the business of Halston exten ,
sloli. People Interested In the road In
the hands of necclver English, said the
route of the Lincoln road was a Pooi
one, but that the road operated by He-
celver English, if run right could m
a capital stock of (50U.000. filed Its articles
with the secretary of state yesterday.
The Incorporators are: Abraham L.
Reed, Gurdou W. Wattles, Casper K.
Tost, Victor B. Caldwell. C. W. Lyman,
Milton T. Harlow, C. M. Morsemau anl
Colonel Prrmon 5n.
Colonel J. H. Presson of Omaha, who
has been record clerk In tho office of
the governor since the death of .Mr.
Husted about two years ago, was handed
a reappointment this morning by Gov
ernor Morehead and will continue to lo
business, at tho old stand. Miss Allco
Mcdfresh, who has been working tem
porarily as stenographer, has been ap
Ilequlsltlon, for Mrs. Smith.
Application was made to Governor
Morehead today for extradition papers lor
the return of Mrs. Addle Smith to Mis
souri. Mrs. Smith has been held In
Omali by tho chief of police of that
city on a change of kidnaping. She took
her own child from the man who had
formerly been her husband. The gov
ernor refined to Issue the warrant for
Mnnnmrnt Dcnlers Klnlali.
The state organization of . monument
dealers closed it session here last night,
electing the old officers for another year.
They arc. President, P. A. Moore, Fair
bury; vice president, Ernst Bergman.
Columbus; secretary-treasurer, John S.
H. K. Brown, an Ashland banker,
said the road had been extended from
Ralston to Papllllon by an issue of re
ceiver's certificate?, which became pay
able September 1. Originally there had
been an Issue of 6 per cent bonds In the
sum of J1W.0W. which had been turned j
over 10 me consuuvuuu vwiiuii. . ,...-..
had finally turned them over to the
Christ Chapman company, which sold
the paper at S0 per ion.
"The proposition looked good IT it had
been handled right." said Mr. Brown,
"and should have been prosperous from
Commissioner Hall asked Mr. Brown
how the proposition could look good when ;
the 6 per' cent bonds would only bring !
$S0, and said that ordinarily there Is to
tiouble to dispose of 5 per cent bonds Ht
Mr. Musser of the Lincoln road asked
Mr. Brown why he objected to the
Omaha, Lincoln & Beatrice road and was
told that It was because he was Inter
ested In tho Omaha project. Mr. Muss. r
then produced a petition slimed by Ash
land people asking for the building
the Omaha, Lincoln & Beatrlco road
which bore Mr. Brown's name.
The whole proposition seems to hlnre
on the right of the commission to com
pel the Omaha, Lincoln & Beatrice com
pany to buy the road owned by the Ne
braska Traction company.
The hearing' was concluded this after
noon and It Is now up to tho commission.
Up to the present time no protest na
been filed against the commission grant
ing to the Omaha. Lincoln & BeatHce
company the right to Issue bonds for .io
completion of the Omaha-Lincoln line
Blister Canker is
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Jan. 23.-(SpccIal.)-The Ne-
lnaska Apple show Is still the admiration !
of all beholders and is drawing greater '
crowds every day. The show will close '
tomorrow. The horticultural society held ; LINCOLN. Neb.. Ian. 2S.-tSpeelai.i-Its
election this morning, the following ! For several yeais the department of
officers being chosen: President. C. II. i agricultural botany of the Nebraska ex
Barnard. Table Hock; first vice president, i IMfrlment station has been collecting data
' A' "ger. Fremont; second vice presl- r(.pnrdlng the distribution and the eco
dent, L. Henderson, Omaha; treasurer, n0mlc importance of the so-called blister
Peter Tpunger. Geneva; director, W. A. canker or Illinois . canker of the" apple.
Harrison. York. The secretary will b I um-ing the last summer an extensive
selected at a nfeetlng or tlie board In I flem rm.vev of lhP orchards of eastern
j Nebraska and western Iowa was made
Omaha has extendei nn Invitat'onjo the) to ,ecm.e acf.rate data in regard to these
show to hold tho next annual meeting In ponts
tho Nebraska nictropohs. J Ths preliminary survey of the situa-
nininnnirT nrTimnn 'Hon has shown the serious character of
riurvruorxCI nCIUnlMo I till? canker and arrangements have been
made to undertake the systematic In
vestigation of this canker In nil Its
phases. H. R. Vasey, an advanced stu
dent In agricultural botany, will devote
much of his time to this special problem.
In a recent number of Agriculture, pub
lished by the Agricultural club. Mr.
Vasey has made a popular statement of
tho present knowledge, of this disease.
in many cases It appears probable that
blister canker follows and Is confused
with some form of winter killing of the
bark. Further Investigation Is needed to
definitely distinguish between these
arlous forms of canker and bark Injury.
Orchardlsts are Invited to send specimens
and Information regarding the occurrence
of this canker to Dr. E. Mead Wilcox at
Lincoln. If possible arrangements will
later be mode to visit many of these In
fected orchards for the purpose of secur
ing all the information possible.
CHECK TO BEATRICE MAN
BEATRICE, Neb.. Jan. 23.-SpcclaI.-Martln
Ogaard. the Pickrell druggist,
who was robbed In Lincoln the other day
of over $100, yesterday received a letter
containing the checks taken from him.
Tho thief slated that he could not use
the checks, but would keep in cur
rency belonging to Mr. Ogaard for future
Joseph Bruns,. sr.. aged "2 years, a'ld
Mrs. Rosa Kuspcr. aged 73 years, both
of Hanover. Kan., were married at
Odell, Neb., today. Tho bride and grpom
are old residents of Hanover, where they
will continue to live.
J. W. Williams, an old resident of Bea
trice, dlod yesterday morning In a local
hospital, aged 79 years. He is survived
by two daughter. Mrs. P. A. Kern and
' Mrs.. James Allen of Omaha, who arrived
In the city yestorday to attend the
John A. Adams and Miss Carrie U
Wahl, both of Western, Neb., were mar
ried hero yesterday by County Judge
The marriage of Oliver C. Mumrord and
Miss Geneva Marie Nritman was solem
nised yesterday at the home of the bride's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Neltman. In
this cjty. Rex. R. M. Badger officiating.
Mr. and Mrs. Mumford will make their
home on a farm near Pickrell.
New" Nfte of HnnnrU.
HARVARD, Neb.. Jan. .-(Special
elegram.) Northwestern Clay County
Teachers' association has given out an
interesting program for their meeting at
the high school building In Harvard, to
The Farmers' Institute, to be held
February 6 and 6, has given No the public
lite progrnm of this meeting, from which
It would seem a successful gathering and
discussion of Important subjects Is as
lured. Ice Is being gathered in fine condition
and Is ten to twelve Inches thick.
Many citizens have gone to Los An
geles, Cal., for the winter, most of whom
will return to their Nebraska homes in
The open winter Is materially relieving
farmers along the feed line for stock
and reducing prices of hay on our local
market. Prairie hay 'Is selling at SU to
SIS. and alfalfa at J12 to H per ton.
.Xr w,,,,, t llniulildt.
HUMBOLDT, Neb., Jan. 23.-Special.)-Oeorge
Beutler, son of Mrs. Samuel Rue'
ler, sr., and Miss Caroline Gunzenhausa'-,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Uu i
eenhauser, were married at 6 o'clock lajt
evening at the bride's home by Row Vol.
precht. At the conclusion of the cere
mony a big dinner was served. They wl'l
make their home on the groom's farm
Miss Louise Power, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Chester Power, and Lloyd W. Stal
ler were married at the bride's homo
yesterday afternoon by Rev. Ford V,
Kills of the ClirUt'an church. They f't
Immediately after the ceremony for
Havre. Mont where they will tpend fuur
months wjjlla the groom proves up on i
claim, after which they will return ant
manage thi fine farm of Chester Power,
a mile west of Humboldt.
YOUNG FARMER DIES
OF FRACTURED SKULL
GRAND ISLAND, Neb., Jan. 23.-(Spe-cial.)
Floyd Miller, a young farmer re
siding near Wood River, died at tho St.
Francis hospital In this city last night
before an operaton to relieve his hurt
In a runaway could be attempted.
Miller at first was apparently unhurt.
The next dajv howeVer, lie became un
conscious and yesterday whs brought to
this city for aL4Peratlon. It was found
that the skull had been severely frac
tured, though there had been no out
ward evidence. He was the son of Mrs.
August Miller, tho father having died a
few months' ago.
"ot. of West Point.
WEST POINT. Neb., Jan. z3.-'SpecIal.)
At the wolf hunt held Tuesday after
noon west of the river, two wolves were
killed by Fred Golster. Edgar Miller and
Grover Nltz, and two animals got away
by a close shave. Another grand wolf
hunt Is planned to take place north of
the river In the near future.
James Harnett, a veteran of the civil
war, shot himself In the breast Saturday
with a tlilrty-two-callber revolver, but
whether by accident or design Is not yet
known. Nylle had made all prepare tlons
for removal to the Soldiers' Home. Ho
xsas taken to the cmergepoy hospital a
the Home for the Aged, where he now
lies. It is thought .he will eventually re.
Roland G. Langer of West PolnOa
son of the late Anton Langer, has re
moved to Seattle, Wash;, where he will
go Into business with his brother, Ray
mond. w .Votes of Wrmorr,
WVMORE. Neb., Jan. 23.-(Speclal.)-Lawrerce
Berg had his rlgjit leg broken
Just above the ankle ye-sterduy afternoon
when a cable at the itawllngs Ice plant
Me! Rawllngs lias started harvesting Ice
attain after riosln? down last Friday nou-i
on account of rxceslve thawing. He r?
eently completed another mammoth ice
house at !.: Wymore plant, giving him .1
storage capacity of 1S.000' tons.
Theodore Helmlg left today for Tecum.
tfb. where he will take charge of tha
drug store of O. W Se'.dl, He recently
Pre-lnventory Sales in All Section
Wilton Velvet BUGS, 65c
sample lengths of
velvet carpet, slxo 22Ux45
inches, bound on the ends,
formerly sold at Jl 75, choice
Orkln Bros. Third rioor.
lint. olM SI UKl ton yJuL, line- iii'iiu
$1.00 GLOVES at 59c Pair
Women's street sloven, made
of Rood quality cnpeakln; na
tural tan Bliadca only, l-clasj
stylo, all atzoa, worth $1.00
pair, special Friday, pair...
Orkln Bros. Main rioor
Here's the Special Event We Asked You to Wait For
Fine Irish Linens
At Less Than Cost of Manufacture
a large s
a reason for this extraordinary uiiderprieing, and a good one, too, and furthermore you are the
liipmeut of fine Irish linens, just received from .Fas. iMathewson & Sons, Ireland, and which si
V 1 1.1... .1..1 ,.t.ttlj
one that will be benefited most.
lould have been here early in
November. Owing to the delay, we were granted u great concession in price
in fact, the way they came to us we can offer the very finest ot Irish linens nl
prices that are less than cost to nianufncture. to say nothing about the cost of
Genuine Irish Linen Damask Specials
Irish Linen Damask, 98c Yard
ruble Damask, pure Irish home-spun linen, 70-inch, beautiful
latterns, extra special Friday, tho yard 98c
HTiv Dnmnvk -10c yard
Table Uamaak, genuine
linen, U-l-ln., unbleached,
large assortment of pat
terns, ctit from
bolt, S5c quality.
$1.1) lUrnchcd Damask 08c
All linen silver bleached damask,72
In. wide, worth $1.29 the yard,
very special In Krlday's selling,
the yard at
$1 Daninsk (l."c yard
Table Damask, German
mercerized and bleached,
72-ln., aBBOfted patterns,
regular $1 values,
Friday, tho yard. .
$1.00 nnnin.sk $1.21 yard
Damask, Llnun, doublo
satin, extra fine, 72-Inch,
a good $1.69 value, spe
$1.10 Ciermnn Damask, HRc yard
All linen, silver bleached German
Hnen damask, large variety of
pattorns, 72 Inches wide, $1.19
quality, Frldny, the yard
Everybody Knows 'the Exquisite Qualities ot
Mathewson's Irish Linens
Soft, satiny flax, woven into pnttorns of marvelous beauty.
l)ne need only touch these linens to realize and appreciate
Their superb quality. The offering consists of damasks, table
cloths, napkins, towels, etc., and we believe represents the big-
goHt and bost values offered by any store in Omaha for a long
vtinic. (tome and see for yourself.
Extra Values in Irish Linen Table Cloths
$3.00 Table Cloths. $1.89
Table Cloths, size 72x72; these table cloths are worth eyery
cent of $3.00, extra special in Friday s sale, eacli
$3.08 Tabic Cloths tfX.-tH
Tablo ClothH, all pure
linen, size 72x90, sell reg
ularly for $:i.98 spo
ftltt.no Tablo Cloths ftO.OH
Table Cloths, one lot of
oxtra largo sire patterns,
90x90, 90xlOS, values to
$12.50, Friday Jgg
$10.no Table Clot ha, $11.00
James Mathowson & Sons' beautiful linen
tablo oloths, round designs, size 72x90;
value $19.50; napktna to QA A gf
match. Hlze :tCx27, Frl- 9)14.1111
day, the set at v
ftfl.OO Table Cloths ft.1.75
Table Cloths, round de
signs with napkins to
match; 81x8 1-Inch. $6.00
in.OH Table Cloths, !?10.7r
James Mathowson & Sons' linen table
cloths in floral and scroll dcaigns, napkins
to match, slzo 2r..20,
$15.98 value, Friday, tho
Irish Linen Towels, Bed Spreads, Napkins, Crash, etc., Reduced
I5c Turkish Towels tt.'c
Bleached, doublo warp Turkish
Towels, while and red borders,
45x54 Inches, n good fr
45c value, special Frl- AJlC
Heil Spreads, .$!.!)
Kxtra largo hemmed bed spreads
all In perrccl
values, Friday. . . .
ftl.no Towels 83c
Hemstitched and scalloped, hand ,
embroidered towclB, an odd lot;
a $1.39 quality, special etT
for Friday DC
$1.70 lied Comforts 81.10
Hemmed and fringed, cut corner
bed spreadB, stand
ard slzo; a good
$1.79 value, Friday.
7.H0 Lunch Seta S4.8D
Lunch Sets, 4 5-Inch, scalloped,
round designs and 15-lnch nap
kins to match, A A ffA
$7.50 value, com- 9)4. tS
ploto at v ' '
Ittc Crash Oc yard
All linen, bleached and un
bleached crash, nelln reg- i
ularly at 12lo yard, 1J
Friday tho yard at ' v
Orkln Bros. Main rioor
20c Huck Towels Ifie
nieachod Huck Towels,
hem and fancy bordors,
Inch, mado to noil at
2De, npoclnl Friday,
each . . .
15c Toweling, lie ynrd
All pure linen, soft finish crash
toweling, plain and rod mm
bordors, 18 In. wide, I IP
15c values, Friday at. . . .
I8e Max Tfuvoiine mi
All pure flax toweling, extra
flno quality, 18, Inches wido;
worth 18o tho yard, m a
special Friday, tho yd., J4C
I. To 11 nek Towels 10c
Largo slzo, all linen huck towolfl,
45c quality, limit of a 41
dozon to a person, Frl- IMP
day, at, each
Men's 1'ants, all wool, all sizes,
values to $2.50, Frl- (J-
day. per pair P 00
Women's golf gloves, worm 2oc u
pair, special Friday at, 1C
Men's wool underwear, values uc
$1.00 and $1.50, Friday
Children's hats, silk velvet, cordu
roy, astrakhan, polo and mush
room shapes, ''trimmed with ro
settes and bows of satin ribbon,
also fancy novelty trimmings,
$1.50 to $2.50 values, fl
Friday at ..rOC
Men's ticking fleece lined - f
mittens, 15c values, at. . JLvrC
Men's and women's 50c 1
Jlradley mufflers J. JL C
Boys' and girls' flat, fleece llnod
vests, pants and drawers, - Q
40c valuea at . . .s i. JC
Women's fleece lined OQ
dressing sacques, 69c vals. wv
Orkln Broi. Bimnt.
1-2 Price Cleanup of Feathers
WlTir the approach of spring, tlic deniand(for Para
dise and Ostrich Feathers grows. Most overv
woman or Miss plans to have one or more good
feathers on her sprinir hat, and we have areatly
reduced the prices to close out our stock; this in
your one golden chance to get these beautiful ac
cessories at one-half their original selling price.
A small deposit will reserve any purchnse for
future delivery. Tho stock includes willow
plumes, French plumes, Bird of Paradise and
Aigrettes, all cut for Friday's selling to
Trimmed Hats, 39c
100 trimmed hats, large varie
ty to choose from. Just tho
thing for the remainder of tho
season, red u c e a
for quick selling
Friday at, your
Hung ii n"
Ostrich Bands, 79c
any ostrich band
In the house
sale at. ........
Orkln Bro. Seond rioor.
Silk Plush Tarns, $2.98
Silk plunh tarns in black and
colorB; an excellent value at
$5.00, but. in the pre-lnventory
salo ror Friday's
selling we give
you your choice
House Furnis hinjs
llankotN, Paper Holders, Etc.
500 odds and ends of baskets, pa
por holders, whisk broom holders,
hair receivers, covered baskets,
all In straw or wlllow-waro, Bllght
ly Bhopword, values to 50c, o
clolco Friday, each OC
500 pieces of house furnishing
goods, Including strainers, dip
pers, spice cans and boxes, towel
boxes, soap dishes, hammers; thoy
are shopworn, but good val
ues to 25c, Friday, choice. . 3C
Oil HcAtcra 811.30
Perfection Oil Heaters, mado b
Standard OH Co., fully I0 OQ
guaranteed, Friday.. p35
Chafing Dishes 812.05
15 chafing dishes; thoy are shop
worn, but capable of rendering
full sorvlco, formerly priced at $C
and up to $10.00,
Orkln Bro. Buemont,
-Orkin Bros. Your Home Store;
reflgneil a position In Cook, Neb., on ac
count of poor health.
.Inxonli ltnirpr Wnnlrii died at hLs homo
In this city at mldnlKht last night nfter
an lllnenn Iptlng over six months. For
man' years past he has been engineer
on a passenger run on the main line be
tween Wymore and St. Joseph.
Charlie Pool's Job
out, th'i Ford machine dropping a tire
before half the distance, was covered.
Conrad reached Hrewster at about 2:40
with plenty of time to spare, his con
testant being nowhere in sight- The race
was for a purse of 1100'. Th winning car
lis owned by J. O. Vancott of this city.
1 and the other by eliorge Moore of
(From a Sff .-'orrcnyotidunt.1
IjlN'COhX, Neb.. Jan. 23.-(Speclal Tel
egram.) Charlie Pool, It Is said on ih
liable authority. Is to be named shortly
by tho governor for labor commissioner
and Clarence Harman Is to be narmd
food commissioner. The latter hss said,
however, that If offered this place ho will
not accept it.
Those close to Governor Morehead ay
It Is his intention to take care of all tivj
candidates on the democratic ticket who
ware defeated In the late election.
EXCITING MOTOR CAR RACE,
BROKEN BOW TO BREWSTER
UltOKKN now, Neb., Jan. 23. (tfle
cial Telegram.) An exciting automobile
race between this place and Hrewster,
in Maine county, occurred today, when
Arthur Conrad, of a local garage, drove
an K.-M. !., against a Ford, handled by
Sliver CrUt of Anselmo. The. distance
covered was about fifty miles and tho
tart was made at 1:05 thin afternoon
from the center of town.
The streets were lined with people and
school children, who cheered heartily as
j the contestants moved off Conrad took
I the lead at the surt and kept it through-
M'BRIEN WILL RESUME
SCHOOL WORK ONCE MORE
HAHVAnn. Neb.. Jan. 23-CSpeclal )-Kx-state
Superintendent of Schools Jas
per li. McHrlen, chosen last Saturday
by the Board of Education of Harvard
will taku charge of Harvard nchools
February 1, at which time Trof. It, V.
Clark, selected by Governor Morehead
as superintendent of the Industrial school
at Kearney, will assume his duties.
.Mrs. Susan ,!amrn t'liriiinn.
TKCtJMSKH, Neb., Jan. 23.-(8peclal.)-Mrs,
Susan Jane Carman, widow of th
late Enoe, Carman, pioneer settlers of
Johnson county, died at her home In To
cumseh at 7:10 p. in. on Tuesday. Husan
Jane VanWinkle was born in Hancock
county, Illinois, February ". ISO. and Bh
came to Johnson county, Nobraska, with
her parents In her childhood, tho family
taking a homestead In Spring Creek pro
duct, where thoy continued to reside for
many years. Ehe was marrird to En.ic
Carman, also of Spring Creek preclnc',
September 8, 1M9. Five children were
born to this union, two of them Sarah
I E. and Mlvnle M. Carman being de
ceased. The IP. lug children, In tho ordir
of their ages, . lllss Anna Carman of
Tecurtiseh, Mrs. 11. A Marshall of John
son county anu Hugh Carman of tats
city Mr. Carman died November 12. 11K.
The aged father of Mrs. Carman. James
VlnWlnkle, resides with his son, Wil
liam VanWinkle, at Graf, and four other
brothers survive, who are Hiram J. Van
Winkle and Abram I'. VRnWInkle of
Kimball, William IX. VanWinkle of Crab
Orchard and George VanWinkle of F.Ik
Creek. Tho funeral was held at the To-
uinseh Methodist Episcopal church this
Julius Kortlang. 2227 Jones street, died
at his home yesterday. He was born In
Hamburg, Germany, fifty-six years ago
and had resided In Omaha the last thirty
rive years. Surviving- blm are Mrs. Kort
lang, two daughters, Mrs, W. I. Kolby
and Mrs. U. Springer, and three sons,
William, August and Julius, all of whom
reside In Omaha. The burial will take
place from the home Sunday at 2 p. in.,
with Hev. Ir. Oliver D. Ualttly of the
Kountze Memorial Lutheran church offi
elating. Mrx, .1. II. Tll,Mril.
Word lias been received in Omaha of
the death of Mrs. J. II. Southard In Den
ver yesterday. Mrs. Southard was the
wife of the former city clerk of Omaha.
He and his wife left Omaha about
twenty years ago to go to Denver, where
Mr. Southard took a position with the
Union Pacific railway. The body will
be brought to Omaha for burial.
UOO.NE, la., Jan. 23.-(8petlal Tele
gram.) Jonathan Roberts, aged 93 years,
died at Roberts Grove, last night after
a resident on the farm for flfty.elght
FAIHHUiil'. Neb.. Jan. 2.-(Specfal.)-The
body of James Casey was brought
to Falrbury from Marysvllle. Kan., foi
burial. Mr, Casey was found dead In his
room at Marvsvllle und death is at-
jl.tbuted to heart failure. Mr Casey was
60 years of age and had made his home
n Falrbury for the last twenty-five
years, during which tlmo ho was em
ployed In the roudway departments of tho
nock Island. Ho Is survived by his
widow and eight children.
BANK ROBBER SETS
FIRE TO PUEBLO JAIL
PCKHUO. Colo.. Jap. 2.1. Homer llliio
nioliards, who confessed a few days ago
that he l wanted In Oklahoma for com
plicity in sir bank roblles, today set
fire to the city jail, wheio hn Is con
fined. Richards, It Is said, has boa&ted
that he will not bo taken from the jail
alive, Richards was severely burned.
FAlrtnUUT, Neb., Jan. 23.-(Speolal.)-Mr.
Carl I.uko and Miss Minnie Hcldelk,
two popular members of tho younger set,
wero quietly married at the home of the
bride's mother, Mrs. John Heidelk, In
this city, Rev. M. E. Gilbert of tho
Methodist church officiating. The brldo
is the daughter of the late John Heidelk,
one of the largest farmers In this county.
She attended the Falrbury High school.
Mr. I,uke has lived In Falrbury for
the last three years and Is employed In
a railroad office. Mr. and Mrs. Luke
will go to housekeeping at onre.
Johnson Will Box
Jeannette in Paris
NEW YOHIC, Jan, 23.-U will be Jo
Jeannette and not Al I'alnor whom Ja ,
Johnson will box In I'arls on Juno Z,
tlie eve of the Grund Prix, should Joh.i
on be permitted to leave this count'
according to Dan MclCettrlck, u prom
nent boxing promoter, today. McKottrh k
who sails today to stage a bout betwc
Willie Lewis and Adilan Hogun, one r
the latest French mlddlewelghts, said I
had a signed letter from Johnson wherein
he agreed to meet Jeannette in a twent
round bout In Paris on Juno 21. He fl
hlbited tho letter In which Johnson sai l
tho guarantoe of J50.000, win or lose, w i
satisfactory, and that he would bo rca.
to sail for Paris as soon as the final at
rangeinenta had been made. McKettrli-i
said he had been assured by authoritative
sources that Johnson would be able t
make tho trip to Paris.
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