Newspaper Page Text
TTTE BEE: OMAITA, SXTTRDAY. .TUXE 12. 1909.
Nebraska BARTON TELLS INDEBTEDNESS Bttte Auditor Reports $563,728.57 in Warrant! Owned by Nebraska. SIYX0UX ON EQUALIZATION oceed Carls rhavlaad, Heeently Killed la Aatomoalle Accident tor Milter's Claims Agalnet Stat qaratloaed. - 'V (From a Staff Correspondent.) VJNCOLN. June 11. Special.) The out standing warrant Indebtedness of the state June 1, 1908, according to the Mini- annual report of State Auditor Barton, was IWvl, 7M.ST; warrants ouiatandtng December 1, amounted to f925,M4.M; Issued since then. S1,SM,KS; amount paid, ll.SM.KL The outstanding warrants ran against the Mate funds as follows: General fund ...........e"OT,6S7.5 Temporary university TJ. 8. Experiment station , University cash Agriculture and mechanical arts. Normal interest . M State library Hospital for insane Toreet reaerva Institution cash 2OT,20.97 870 87 s.wotn 7,760 00 I moo 2 HO 1.7M.M 1427.93 Total The state's suspended account lows: General fund Sinking fund Temporary school live stock Indemnity.-......., Permanent school ......... Permanent university Agricultural college endowment formal endowment ..I5W.72S.57 la as fol- .. I4.NrT.IN .. 1W, 101.76 .. 26.6718 .. 1,843.30 .. S68.M2.S7 .. ,77S.3 .. 43.3 fil .. 12,600.09 ..to69,7U.Sl Total This suspended account la made up by the failure of banks and the defalcation of a state treasurer. The permanent educational funds arc In vested a follows: Permanent school fun4......-!7.42S,ftas.72 Permanent university fund 164.2M.03 Agricultural college end 600,004 97 formal endowment...... 68,206,49 " Total SS.166,182.21 The audtlr has paid to the state treas urer In Insurance tees since November 30 SI 01,847.76. fermonr on Equalisation Board. Henry Seymour was elected secretary of the State Board of Equalisation and As seasment this morning, receiving three out of the five votes cast. Frank Helvey of Nebraska City and George Falrchlld of Columbus received one each. Mr. Seymour was bookkeeper in the office of the state auditor under Charles Weston and E. M Searle, and has spent a good portion of his time assisting In the work of the state board. He succeeds Chris Schavland, who was recently killed by an automobile. In the matter of the request of a banker of Dixon county to deduct from the capital stock of his bank 116,000 which he has lu vested In government bonds, the board I e- farred the question to the attorney general It was the opinion of the board members, expressed informally, that no deductions would be permitted from the capital stock of a bank other than property which Is otherwise assessed. Government bonds are not assessed. But the board concluded to refer the matter to the legal department for a formal decision. , i The board prepared Its resolution in so eordanoe with the statutes to be signed, fix log the official valuation of railroad prop erty. The S470 which had not been dis tributed over the Burlington system was knocked off. reducing the assessment of that road lust that much. The official valuation for 1908 of all the railroad prop erty, with that reduction, is 6272,731,795, against a valuation of $268,989,865 for 1901 Qaaatton Senator Miller's Claim,, State Auditor Barton has sent a formal request to Attorney General Thompson for an opinion on the legality of a claim filed by Miller at Paine of Lincoln against the state. J. E. Miller, a member of the firm. Is also a member of the legislature, and Mr. Barton has his doubts as to the legality of a contract between that firm and the state. In his letter to the legal department Mr, Barton called attention to the fact that Senator Miller was tha chairman of the finance committee of the senate and as such paaaed on the appropriations for the payment of clalma. Mr. Barton then quoted the constitution, which says: "Nor shall any member of the legislature or any slate otflosr be Interested directly or Indirectly In any contract with the state or county or dty authorised by any law passed during the term for which ha shall have been elected or within one year after the expira tion thereof tat Railway Commission Enjoined. Chairman Clarke of the State Railway commission, has returned from Nellgh where he went to appear for the State Hallway commission In the application of the Northwestern Telephone company for an Injunction to prevent the commission XTOm inwiwins wnn mi rate onargva uya the company. The commission objected to the company charging 10 cents additional fee for a meaaage outalde of Nellgh Into the town, the same rate not being charged to parties talking outalde of Nellgh. The company secured a temporary restraining order against the commission. H. J. Win nett, of the commission. Is planning on a vacation to take place shortly. Dr. Wln- nett will go to New Tork, then to Canada and up and down the Hudson and over Lake Champlaln by boat. He will be ac companlad by Mrs. Wlnnett. The date of bis departure has not yet been fixed, "iterate Re preawata Uvea la City. Former Representatives Quackanbush and Armstrong of Auburn were In Lincoln today, the for mar on legal buainess and the latter to secure his copy of the test! mony taken In the Oedde claims before the legislature of 1907. Tha attorney gen ral had used the testimony In the disbar- , ment proceedings against Captain Allen U Fisher. laker t'aloaa ta Cnlte. , The labor unions of Nebraska will form a state federation In Lincoln at a meeting to be held In representative hall, June 21 and XL A program has been prepared by Deputy Labor Commissioner Maupln. Tha first session will be called to order at J p. m., Monday, June 21, by the deputy la. bor commissioner. Governor 8hallenberger lnmm:M .m !m m 111 sj stiir- ib i ;Ttf. 4 W la ii in tii't t. ssf ff nn i i 'IH 3inU , il 1 I f' . trlf.'! IH f 'ViP -lit f'ltAX? I AwwW''M " IB f CJf fV'( , VI ,ift fS if' B 1 ''vV 1.1; ! in .v v iirjwi i a"r . h ill rft-ait 1 H III f ;v II H El I P.Wii 1 H H 1 i In LV H 8, .ui--......WWHJIIWDIIIUHMLIMLUI . .1 . I. JUS J l ...I. I I.Uil. S..... I , . .H. ,.l I U I ! ! .1 , IH..IIII. II L.I. - JUM New clothes always coming to tlie new store the: home: or quality clothes Giro wing Phenomenally This business was thought out on "value-giving" prin ciples and organized on a value-giving foundation, value giving is the watchword of our success. Value-giving is more a matter of what we give than what we get. Because our customers get values utterly impossible elsewhere, this business is making a wonderful and phen omenal growth., We "know it will grow steadily year after year because we will never forsake the principle of value-giving. HALF-MINITK STORK TALK We haven't said much lately about guaranteeing everything we sell and the saving our prtres mean, becuse almost everyone knowe It so well thst It has come to be considered a part of every sale. Whan we tell you we save you any certain sum. or that our gooda are so and so, w are guar anteelna It whether we tell you at the time or not. B Just received - extraor- CJtl C dinary suits for. MaVilJ "We've just received 349 men's and young men's suits, hand-tailored for us from all new fabrics of our own recent selection. Blue serges, chalk stripes, tan, gray and green effects, in sizes from 33 to 46 regulars, stouts, short stouts, longs, long slims, etc. Every man, no matter what his build, is assured a perfect fit. The values are not to be judged by usual $15.00 suits but by the very best any other Omaha store offers at $'20.00 or $22.50. Our buying methods enable you to save $5.00 to $7.50 here Saturday. Superb blue serge suits Saturday for. MHv It is no idle boast to say we will save you exactly $5.00 on a blue serge suit for suits of equal quality and tailoring sell for $15 everywhere. We couldn't sell them for less our selves if our buying was done as most stores do it but it isn't hence a $15.00 blue serge suit, either double or single breasted, for $10.00. Thousands of Stylish Suits $10.00 to $85.00 Outing suits in far greater t fh variety than elsewhere. . . v4ii er- On our great second floor we are showing at least double, more likely three times, as many coat and pants suits as any store in town. Every imaginable color from feather weight blue serges to the lightest tan and gray mixtures. Mohairs arid homespuns too. Nearly all half lined and the models are as diversified as the fabrics and every price represents a decided saving. Fine Furnishings There Is one point that ouftfct lo interest you in this department, it is, that we tolerate no "sec onds" or imperfect goods here be it underwear, shirts or what not our prices are for first qual ity furnishings. Classy Shirts tl.OO I' p. Swell Neckties 50c Vp. Underwear 50o Up. Union Suits 91.00 Up. Hosiery, Garters, Fancy Vests and hosts of other rightly priced wearables. to $20 X i I ii m UM! ikl. vl MM v . ..i apaaasjaaasjgB jg. Our Boys Depi is a remark able place for values We hold that this department ia Just aa im portant as our men's departmen, and conduct it Just as carefully. The values are as great and the serv ice aa perfect SVIT a Ulr Knickerbockers Strictly all wool cheviots, casslmeres and serges. Coat serge lined and bottom faced; two pair full peg top knicker bockers. Every desirable color " unusual value &TJJ EXCEPTIONAL SUITS FOR BOYS We want you to see our nobby suits in the better grades. It is truly remarkable what extraord- dC j tf lnarr suit thla store sella for..?' U WASH SUITS Wash Suits never enjoyed such pop ularity as seems likely this year, Judging from the way ours are going. Of course, our styles and moderate prices have something ff j (FC to do with It 10 $J y iiw . If, Shaping Straw Hats Seems like thla Is the only store In town that can shape a aallor hat to the head. Judging- from the men who com here and aay so-and-so said It couldn't be done. We'll gladly shape our aallors to your head. Sailors $1.50 to $5 Soft Braids, $1.25 to $5 Panamas, $4 to $7.50 Pardon Us If We Seem Over-Proud of Our Shoe Department It is almost impossible to sell such stylish shoes at such modest prices, and to so many, without feeling boastful. Oxfords Gun metal, velours, patent and vlcis, iii nine atyles, any sUe the kind that fit the heel $4.00 elsewhere; here $3.00 Oxfords Gun metal, velour calf and vlcis, in eight styles, any size; equal In looks and quality to most $3.50 oxfords; our price 2 50 BAREFOOT 8AMDALS Kid lined, welt sewed sole, highest possible grade workmanship 6 t 8 S1.25 8 to 11 $1.45 11 to 2 ...$1.65 Burt tt Packard'a Guaranteed Patent Leather Shoes and Oxfords , $4.00 SIAYDEH's net acuaaLS roc Beginning Monday June Clearing Sale Matchless Bargains UAYDEIls and Mayor Love will deliver addresses of welcome and a response will be made by some of the delegates selucted for that honor. A temporary organisation will then be effected and committees appointed to perform the preliminary work of organisa tion. At 8.30 Monday evening Governor and Mrs. Sha'!,nberrer will tender a re ception to the delegation and visitors and the local friends at the executive mansion. Tuesday morning will be devoted to per manently organising, and the afternoon to outlining the scope of the work to be engaged In by the federation. Tuesday evening at I 80, Raymond Robins of Chi cago will deliver an address. Contract tor Convicts Rejected. The Board of Publlo Lands and Build ings today rejected the contract the gov ernor had signed with the Lee Bloom and Duster company for fifty additional con victs at K oents a day, the company to have the use of the first and second floors of east t shop E and extra power and heat After rejecting the governor's contract ths. board unanimously adopted the fol lowing resolution. Introduced by Secretary of State Junkin: Whereas. There are now at the peni tentiary about laO unemnloyed convicts cr.u- able of manual labor; be It Kesoived. i l hat lr the Iee Broom ana Duir company will provide In lis con tract to take all the unemployed convicts and agree to pay therefor cents per day for each day a tak, as proposed to he paid by Mr. Cunningham, such contract will meet the approval of the Board of futmc Lands and Buildings. The board's reasons for rejecting the gov ernor's contrsct were set out In a resolu tion by Treasurer Brian to the effect that the contract was not as good as the state could make; that It would preclude, by gl ing up the space at the prison, any chance to make another contract with other parties; thst it would leave 100 con victs out of employment and that the price was loo low. this Wnornlng. She is regarded as one of the strongest teachers tn her line of work in this part of the country. Mr. Sydney Silber, an . eminent pianist, has been secured by the mualo depart ment to give a piano recital In Peru Fri day evening. BOY OUTLAWS TO KEARNEY Members of Juvenile Gang- at Norfolk Are Sentenced to Reform School. MADISON, Neb., June 11 (Special.) The trial of Horace and Gilbert, the boys charged with theft and general Incorrigi bility ws had this afternoon before Judge Bates, County Attorney James Nichols ap pearing in behalf of the state. Emory Bon nie, familiarly known as "Peg," who is confined In the county jail, awaiting trial at the next term of the district court for a similar charge, testified that these boys, whose ages are 12 and 14 years, were mem bers of his gang of Juvenile outlaws and addicted to many of the vices common to such a life. In response to County At torney Nichols" questions the boys ad mitted having had a hand in several law less transactions which are charged to the "Peg" Bonnie gang. The father of these boys Is dead. The mother, Mrs. Elsna Jenks and sister, Mrs. Leona Oreenlief, were present at the trial and earnestly pleaded with the Judge to permit the boys to be taken back home, promising to care for them as a mother should and, if need be, to leave the county and state with them, as they had planned to do In the near future. However, Judge Bates was inexorable and sentenced them to the Kearney Reform school until they shsll have reached the age of 21. The boys pre sented a tidy appearance and did not look the part of criminals. Per a Asnatl Motes. PERU, Neb., June 11. (Special.) New students are constantly coming In and the summer school registration Is progressing plcely. About 800 have already been reg istered and it is believed that the 1.IM0 mark will be reached before the end of the week. The summer school this year Is especially characterised by the large' number of former graduates in attendance. County superintendents and high school superintendents are also much In evidence. Miss Elisabeth Hughs of Cedar Falls, la., has been secured to take charge of the model school during the summer term. She f Quick Action for Your Money Tou get cava an excellent address at convocation that by using The Bee advertising columns. Contest Over Girl with Money. CENTRAL CITV, Neb., June 11. (Special.) The contest for the guardianship of Merle Martin paed another stage this week, when Judge Thomas refused to grant a petition for the appointment of a new guardian. The girl had nominated her foster mother. Mrs. Jennie Martin, but the previous action of the county oourt, which delated that she was not suitable for the custody and care uf the plrl aj sustained. During the controversy, wliic'.i has extended over several years. ;."0O of her estate haa been spent, and the con test is not yet ended. Nonpartisan Law Will Be Tested i - John M. Reagan Will Start Mandamus . Suit to Compel Acceptance of Filing:. (From a Staff Correspondent.) LINCOLN, June 11 (Special Telegram.) The so-called nonpartisan judiciary law will be tested before the supreme court in a mandamus suit to be started in behalf of John M. Reagan of Hastings to compel Secretary of State Junkin to accept Rea gan's filing under the old law and place his name on the ballot C. O. W'hedon of Lincoln, Reagan's at torney, presented a petition under the old law to the secretary of stats today, but the official refused to file It because of the passage of the nonpartisan judiciary law. Tomorrow or Monday Mr. Whedon will file a mandamus suit to compel the secre tary of state to accept the filing. Thla will determine whether or not the new law Is valid. LID LIFTER PAYS BIG FIM3 Henrr Frerlcas of Beatrice Assessed S)400 for Illeaal Bale of LtQaor. BEATRICE. Neb., June 11 (Special Telegram.) Henry Frerlchs, one of the men against whom the grand Jury returned an Indictment, was arrested this morning on the charge of selling liquor without a license. He appeared before Judge Pem berton in the district court and pleaded guilty and. was fined (400 and costs, amounting to $438.30. Frerlchs was recently fined in justice court for a similar offense. He paid the fine today and was released. Warrants for others,- who have been In dicted by the Jury will be served as fast as possible. A number of alleged boot-leg gers at Wymore and Fllley have left the country fearing they would be caught In the dragnet. Heavy Stone Crashes Ankle. TECUMSEH, Neb., June 11. (Special. ) Jacob Kelm, of the firm of Keim Bros., masons. Is laid up at his home In this city as the result of an accident he suffered to his anl.le. The men were engaged tu taking down a section of a stone culvert, near the Brush school house, south of the city, when a large stone fell ujon Mr. Kelm's foot. The ankle was terribly crushed and has caused Mr. Keim great pain. He has been obliged to give up his work for the present and the attending surgeon is of the opinion he will be in capacitated for work for a month or more. GASOLINE LIGHTS BURN THREE Explosion at Sara-eat Injures Minis ter, Danahter and Boy Girl la Serloas Condition. SARGENT, Neb., June 11. (Special.) Last night as the gasoline lights were being lighted in the new temporary taber nacle built for a series of meeUngs by the Christian people, an explosion took place which resulted in the serious burning of Rev. Mr. McCance, his little daughter and a young son of Mr. Crlmm. They were taken to the office of Dr.' Warta, where he and a trained nurse, Miss Sturm, re lieved their suffering. The little girl, being burned the worst, was taken to Lincoln this morning, ac companied by her parents and a physician from Comstock. Fears are entertained for her recovery. The state evangelist. Rev. Mr. Dowder, Is here, and the meetings will continue. lad in his arms, where he remained until the train swept by. Grant's pet dog was killed. TORNADO IXJl'RV CAVSE9 DEATH Woman Hart In Storm Year Ago Sae eamba at Kearney. KEARNEY, Neb., June 11. (Special.) Mrs. Lulu M. Yoty, wife of Daniel Yoty, living north of Odessa, died at the home on Thursday morning at ( o'clock from the effects of a blood vessel bursting In her head. Mrs. Yoty received Injuries to her head In the tornado that swept through Buffalo county a little over a year ago and has suffered a great deal, this trouble being the Initial cause of her death. Mrs. Yoty was formerly Miss Lulu Sutton of Kearney, and leaves a mother and sister to mourn her early death besides the father and child three days old. The funeral services will be held from the residence Friday morning and the remains will be interred in the Kearney cemetery. Boys Hate Narrow Earaao. BEATRICE. Neb., June 11 (Special Telegram.) With a freight train bearing down upon them, Joe Grant and William Garrison, two boys aged 10 and ti, respec tively, were caught on the Burlington bridge across the Blue river tflay and barely escaped bring killed. Young Grant saved himeif by Jjmplng, while the Gar- rlxon boy waa picked up by a man who was cro'.ng the bridge Just In time for him to step f on the abutment with the BIG CLASS AT GRAND ISLAND Twelve Stndenta Receive Degrees from Collegiate Department Nine la Academy, GRAND ISLAND, Neb., June Ji (Spe cial.) The commencement exercises of Grand Island college were held yesterday morning at the Baptist church. Ths class of 1908 Is the largest in the history of the institution, the graduates numbering twelve and receiving degrees as follows: Mary Elsie Sutherland, Ph. B.; Alfred Pueschel, B. So.; Amanda Weymouth, Ph. B.; Mary Alice Mogue, Ph. B.; Martha E. Sutherland, A. B.; Camilla Harrison, Ph. B. ; Walter L. Pope, A. B.; Laura P. Suth erland, Ph. B.; Rolland C. Woodruff. B. Sc.; Garland E. Lewis, B. Sc.; Leland J. Lewis, B. So.; Rolland A. Alcott, Ph. B. From the academic department of the college there were nine who received cer tificates of graduation: Olive Sarber, Mil dred Pope, Tessle Homer, Fred Sutherland, Helen Kuper, Ruth Woodruff, Rose Eller, Carrel I Whltnah, Pearl Chase. There were also three graduates from the school of commerce: Gay Marsh, Helen Nyrop, Eva Johnson: and three from the school of mu le, Mildred Smith, Paulina Coldensteln and Ella Lykke. At 1 o'clock a commencement dinner was served at Hlbbs hall to 100 of the students, faculty, alumni and their friends. Cars Derailed, No One Hart. MADISON, Neb., June 11. (Special Tele gram.) The engine, mall car and smoker of southbound Union Paclflo passenger train No. 30 were derailed at this plsce just north of the station. A defective rail may have caused tha wreck, as both swltohes were locked. No one was hurt Nebraska News Notes. BEATRICE Rev. L. D. Y'oung will de liver the principal address at tha fire men's memorial services Sunday afternoon. 8TANTON Joseph Seam and wife and August Meyer left this week for Switzer land, where they expect to upend the aum mer. BEATRICE William Vanlanlncham of Fllley and Miss Ethel Sandusky of May berry, Neb., were married here last even ing by Judge Ellis. 8TANTQ.N Fred Eritske, aged father of Mrs. Frank Patch and wlu has been III for some time, died last nlKht a', htx home about six miles west cf suutun. HARVARD A special train left this city the first of the week with thirteen cars of stock for the Chicago market, sent by several different farmers combining. BEATRICE J. W. Bowers and Miss Erma Bunnell, both of Ode'.l, were mar ried at the bride's home at that place Wednesday, Rev. T. J. Slirode officiating. PLATTSMOUTH Dr. A. E. Walker and Mlaa Jessie M. Gilinour were united lu marriage by Kcv. F. M. Sluson. Jr. and Mrs. Walker left for a visit on the Pacific coaxt. BEATRICE The westbound Rock Island freight which leaves Beatrice at 11:30 a. m., ran Intq a herd of horses west of town yesterday, killing two and injuring a number of others. BEATRICE Dr. E. L. Feese of Wymote and Miss Ida J. Moseley were married Wednesday at the home of the brides parents, north of Odell. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Mr. Stroud and was wltnettsed by over a hundred guests. MADISON Late lajit evening as Thomas J. W alone of Enola was unhitching his horses, having Just returned home from this city, was accidentally struck by the front feet of one of his homes, a spirited animal, and had his collar bone and one rib broken. PLATTHMOt'TH Homer C. Moore of Omaha and Miss Antonio J. Kessler. formerly of this city, vere united in msr rlage at the home of the bride's mother In (Continued on Fifth Page.) mm mm If you Lava naver before; triad IHiuiiiiyada ilJaimos Dest Natural Laxative Water FOU CONSTIPATION Try it now And judge for yourself 0