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THE BEE: OMAHA, WEDNESDAY. .UTXE 23, 1P09.
r ,.L, .., u . ,i " T!rT""""""" -i.-Ht wiz27f' "J? VI -&'&R Kill J I III II II I i maa. . .TJW WSV Nebraska MAUPIN HEADS FEDERATION State Official Chosen President New Labor Organization. of FRANK A. HART IS SECRETARY Animated Rebate Attends the Adop tion of the Confutation Will Affiliate with Amerleaa Federation. THE TRAVELING PUBLIC recognize the digestant qualities of a high-grade beer while eating and as an invigorant when travel weary. r On the dining cars of America more The King of All Bottled Beers is served than all other beers. Budweiser is a friend of the traveler because it soothes fatigue and is a shield against ill-health. t . . The popular verdict of the people is the best evidence of Budweiser s superiority. More Budweiser is used in American Homes, Hotels, Clubs and Cafes, on Ocean and Lake Steamers than any other two brands of bottled beer combined. CAUTION: To guard against deception and substitution, see that the corks are branded "Budweiser' and that the "Crown Caps" bear the A and Eagle trade-mark. Bottled Only at th Anheuser-Busch Brewery St. Louis, U. S. A. CORKED OR WITH CROWN CAPS. EZ Anheuser-Busch Co. of Nebraska Distributor BU Tbone DoucU 369 Automatic 'Phooe A-1369 OMAHA, NEBR. Wilson Will Resign, Says Capital Rumor Chicago Paper Hears 'Report Secre: tary of Agriculture Will 'Leave Office in December. CHICAGO. Juni 22. A Washington spe cial to the Record-Herald nave: James Wilson of "Iowa, Secretary of agri culture, who has beaten the record for length of cabinet service, will retire from office In December, according to Informa tion. Charles K. Scott, representatlwe In congress from the Second district of Kan sas City, It Ih reported, has been selected to Mjcceed him. Mr. Scott la chairman of the house committee on agriculture. Mr. Scott Is 47 years old. He Is a newspaper owner and Is nerving his fifth term In rongrcss. LJa in Nebraska The Northwestern Line. Webster Street Station. Change of Time. Soo City paxsenger Sundays only, leaves S;!6 a. m., Instead of 8:45 a. m. No. 1 dally, except Sunday, arrives 11:45 a. m., Instead of 11:55 a. m. f Hammltt Project t'p Agala. CODY. Wyo., June 22 (Special.) Work Is to be resumed at once on the Hammltt Irrigation project. The Hammltt ditch, which was started by a company of local business men and which will Irrigate be tween 8,000 and t,000 acres of land adjacent to Cody, will be completed by a company of Michigan and Massachusetts people, who recen'.ly purchased the Interests of the home company. Water ts taken from the South Fui k of. the Shoshone river, and the supply Is never falling. LEGS CRUSHED BY TRAIN Yoonsr Man nt Stella Meets Accident that Mar Cost Both 1 Kect. t STELLA, Neb., June 22. (Special.) Ralph Qarrles met with a serious acci dent at the pumping station at Verdon, on the Missouri Pacific, last night. Rpth feet were crushed by the through freight and will probably have to be amputated. The young man was taken on the night train a few hours later to a hospital In Omaha. He had been engineer of the pumping station nights for only a short time, and can give no account of how the accident happened. He moved to Ver don this spring, where his father is pas tor of the Evangelical church, having held a similar position at Cottage Evangelical church, west of Stella, for the last three years. BOLT KILLS EIGHT HORSE? Toslkasha Gum tor toothache wneiner Uvtr I a c.TiiT tr not. Hir dnra up or lotra tut Strength. Kerplttntnehonae nr ni. ruMirlM 1 111 I. A SmtU Affair. uiioiit duut do i&e . work. BT VKHT TOOTBaCHE CTM. At all druatwia. u cents, or t, mail. Decfs Corn Cum tfrtf G. t. DENT CO.. Ottrait. Mick. VWiiM. !Ut!ti-B trssjpw Nebraska nado let the people off with a scare, a few broken window lights, sign boards off. one front plate glass smashed In the atore of Piper Waite, and many trees with great limbs broken off Including fruit trees. Much young fruit was also blown off. A splendid shower followed the wind, which will do much good for the crops, ?.uth Nebraska ! Covered. LINCOLN", Neb., June 22 The rainfall last night amounted to .42 of an Inch. The precipitation was general throughout the South Platte egion. Wymore Injunction Stands. BEATRICE. Neb., June 22.-(Special Telegram.) In the district court today Judge Pemberton refused to dissolve the temporary injunction recently granted by Judge Spafford to E. N. TJauffman of Wy more to prevent the city council of that place from granting saloon licenses. The case will now be fought out In the court. OOOD XSAITK and run with go head la hand ISTILLED WATER la chemically pure Delivered in Bottles Ifl rents ner aallon f I OMASA ICS k OOX.B TOKAOS CO. I 16th and Howard Sta. raone Pong. 88. r D r There's No Better When you cat anything at good m toasted cornflake!, you may as well eat the beat. . "Yello" is the richest and finest in flavor. Barn nt Pmsrae "track by Lightning; nd Burned, PRAGUE, Neb., June 22. (Special Tele gram.) A heavy electrical storm visited this section of the country last, night, dur ing which the barn of Vac Frana, a half mile west of town, was strue'e by" lightning and consumed by fire, together with eight heiM of horses, three sets of harness and a large supply of oats and hay. The loss is estimated at about $3,000; insurance, $1,100 in the county mutual company. Damns Near Ponra. PONCA, Neb., June 21, (Special.) A se vere storm passed over this part of Dixon county last night about midnight. A great deal of damage was done to trees, both shade and fruit. Windmills suffered and telephone lines were down In all direc tions. John Roden's walnut grove northwest of Ponca has the appearance of being In a smal ltornado. Small grain was badly blown down. It is reported that consider able hall fell at Allen, doing more or less damage to crops and small fruit. Northwestern Track Washed Oat. ARLINGTON, Neb., June 22. (Special.) The heavy rain last night did considerable damage In this section. About 400 feet of the Northwestern track west of Kennard Is out and 200 feet near the Bowen switch. A large force of men Is at work to repair the damage. Heavy damage was done to the the county roads and .bridges. The hall damaged fruit to some extent and wheat on the lowlands Is lying flat upon the ground. Many cellars In this city are full of water. Tram of Horses Klllavd. ALMA. Neb.. June 22 (Special .) While driving home from town during a heavy electric storm, Bert Whitney, a farmer south of town, had both of his horses in stantly killed by a bolt of lightning. James Osborne, at his farm, saw the accident and rendered assistance. The wagon was en veloped In a cloud of smoke but Mr. Whitney was able to return to his home and does not feel any bad effect from his experience. , Heavy Rains at Fremaat. FREMONT. Neb., June 22.(Speclal.) There was another very heavy shower here last night the total precipitation being 2 24 inches . It was accompanied by a strong wind and 'lasted only about an hour. Small grain in some localities was blown pretty flat, but will straighten out. The telephone companies have been busy today repairing damages. t'ora la Washed Ont, BEATRICE. Neb., June 22. -(Special.) One of the worst rain and electrical storms of the season visited this section last night. Rain fell in torrents for an hour, flooding the atreets and lowlands. It Is thought considerable corn has been washed out In certain localities on account of the downpour of rain. Tornado Threatened Lyon. LYONS. Neb.. June 22 .'.Special.) Sun day night, here ai dusk a threatened tor- To avoid serious results tax Foley's Kid ney Rerredy at the first sign of kidney or bladder disorder such as backache, urin ary Irregularities, exhaustion, and you win soon be well. Commence taking Foley's -Kidney Remedy today. Sold by all drug gists. Wntertowa Men at Blous: Falls. SIOUX FALLS, S. D., June 22. (Special.) About 150 Watertown buslnern men, In cluding the famous Fourth regiment band of that city, arrived here today on a spe clal train Over the South Dakota Central railroad and for some hours were guests of the people of Sioux Falls. The visit w a return of a similar visit made by Sioux Falls business men to Watertown a few weeks ago. 'hlle here the Watertown men were guests at a dinner and after ward were given an automobile ride. Egan Asks for Reinstatement. PIERRE, S. D., June 22. (Special Tele gram.) The supreme court this afternoon gra-.ited the petition of George W. Egan, the Sioux Falls attorney who was dls Barred after he had made a record In the prosecution of the Kaufmann case, In which petition he asks for an opportunity to make a Miowlng for reinstatement. Sep tember 1 was set for the date of the hear ing ana au interested parties are to be given notice. - or Building Strong, Enduring Muscles, Active. Well. Balanced Brain 1 and Nerves, Eat Grape-Nuts Food. Nebraska Colored Woman is Honored by Friends Funeral of Hagar Strong- at Kearney Draws Out Large Concourse. (From a Staff Correspondent.) LINCOLN. June 21 Rpecial.)-The Ne braska Federation of Iabor today adopted a constitution, selected Sonth Omaha for the next meeting place and elected the following officers to serve during the year: Will M. Matipin of Lincoln, president. Frank A. Hart of South Omaha, sec retary. Oeorge Stephens of South Omaha, first vice president. J. A. Booth of Fremont, second vice pres ident. It. C. Mason of Alliance third vice pres ent. J. C. Birmingham of Beatrice, fourth vice president. Ira A. Duncan of Hastings, fifth vice president. Oeorge Enick of McCook, sergeant at rms. Louis V. Guve of Omaha, delegate to the American Federation of Labor. Fred "Murray of Omaha competed with Labor Commissioner Maupin for the presi dency, but the vote was thirty-eight for Maupin and thirty for Murray, a portion of the Omaha delegation voting for the labor commissioner. When a motion was made for a secret ballot, Murray, who was pre siding over the convention, made a speech n which he said he did not want a se cret ballot and neither could the conven tion give any honor to him, tor he had been honored in other localities. He in slsted that politics be kept out of the meet- ng and that every man answer to his name In the open. E. M. Flood, ar organizer from Chicago In answer to this speech insisted that the chairman was a way off and that It was perfectly proper for the secret ballot to be d. Mr. Hart was elected by acclama tion. Jerry Howard Has Resolution. The feature of the day was a resolution Introduced by Jeremiah Howard of Doug las county and member of the late legis lature, which criticised LaboY Commis sioner Maupin for not looking after the enforcement of the child labor law. The convention voted almost unanimously to table the resolution after both Howard and Maupin had talked. Maupin explained that he was doing the best he could and that he had twenty-one different kinds of duties to perform as labor commissioner with not enough appropriation to do the work. He had only one assistant In the office he said, and though this assistant was most ef ficient more help was needed. A vigorous debate occurred over the adoption of the constitution, Maupin op posing affiliation with the American Fed eration of Labor at this time because he believed It would have the effect of shut ting out the railroad trainmen from the state federation. However, he was voted down after Ford and Louis V. Guye and several others had made speeches In favor of affilUtlon. Ford of Omaha moved to- strike from the constitution a clause endorsing the strict enforcement of the laws of the state. The debate Instantly turned onto the regulation of the liquor traffic and I. J. Copenharve led the fight for the clause. Mr. Copen harve assured the delegates he believed in personal liberties, but he wanted It dis tinctly understood the saloon was no longer the poor man'a club. He believed the sa loons were entitled to protection under the law, but he denied anyone the right to violate a law. The motion by Ford was lost by a vote of 60 to 10. After the election of the president, Mr. Maupin was escorted to the chair by a eommittee and was duly Installed by taking the oath administered by Secretary Frank Hart South Omaha, Hastings and Lincoln were voted on for the next meeting place. The following legislative committee was elected: S. D. Smith, First district; James Kotera, Second district; J. W. Elliott, Third district; W. W. Walters, Fourth district; W. C. Allison, Fourth district; S. H. Grace, Sixth district. New Rata at Grand Island. The State Railway commission haa given the Union Pacific permission to Install a rate of 10 cents for the round trip from Grand Island to the stock yards east of there. The commission granted the per mission because It Is a reduction from 150 for a special train which made the yards twice a month, so Interested parties could attend the horse sales. Movement of Freight Cara.V Following is a statement showing the car situation in Nebraska y ror twenty-four hour period ending at 4 p. m. June 18, 1909, compared wtth the same period of the previous year; 190 Cars of stock loaded S7'i Empty stock cars on hand 2,624 Stock cars ordered for loading... 654 Cars of grain loaded 141 Cars of other material loaded 945 Empty box cars on hand 4,9v Box cars ordered for loading 84 KEARXET, Neb., June 22. -(Special.) The funeral of "flagar" Newcomb Strong, the colored woman who died from Injuries received from a gasoline explosion last week, took place Sunday afternoon. Serv ices were ield at St. Luke's Episcopal church and six of the vestry men of that church, C. W. Hoxle. M. A. Brown, W. S. Clapp, J. G. Lowe. E. Everson and Archdeacon Cope acted as pallbearers. "Hagar" was one of the most highly es teemed characters In this city and the friends she possessed were unlimited. Her life hsd been a life of charitableness and sacrifice to others. Born Into slavery she was found by a member of the family of deceased ex-Mayor Strong on a battle field In a south, a mere babe. She was brought to this city by that family In 1S78 and has remained a devoted servant every since. When her master, Mr. Strong, died his widow suffered reverses and this faithful woman has been her support, making an abundant livelihood by her fancy catering for social functions. Sev eral hundred people gathered to pay last tribute to "liagar" and the floral offer ings were elegant. Stomach Troubles Gone Appetite Good Mr. and Mrs. E. Oppenheim of 485 E. 140th Street, New York City, who, healthy and happy, are nearing the century mark, the one being 90, the other 88, praise Duffy's Pure Malt Whiskey for curing Mr. Oppenheim's stomach troubles and giving them both good appetites, health and strength to enjoy life. Mra. K.ld re ge Sura for Divorce. HASTINGS, Neb.. June 22 (Special.) Mrs. May Eldrege, who was arrested some weeks ago on the charge of abducting the 12-year-old child of her former landlady, has begun suit for divorce from William Eldrege, a prosperous farmer In Buffalo county, alleging non-support as reason for the separation. Mrs. Eldrege was tried once on the abduction charge and the Jury disagreed. At the beginning of the present term of the district court the case was dismissed. " Kebraskana on Knnlic Albert. NEW YORK, June 22. (Special.) Among the cabin passengers sailing for Geneva via Gibraltar and Naples Saturday on the North German Lloyd line steamer Konlg Albert were MIsh Geneva Critchfield, Papillion, Neb.; Miss G. Glbruth. Stevens 1'olnt, Neb.; Max Landow, Mrs. Max Lan dow. Master Bernhardt Landow, Miss Dorothy Landow, Omaha. Neb.; William E. Nicholl, Mrs. William E. Nicholl., Bell cone, Neb.; Miss Eunice G. Nicholl, Fulton, Neb. Tax Levy la Reduced. HASTINGS, Neb.. June 22. (Special.) The Board of Education has made the expected reduction of 41 mills In the levy for the Hastings school district, cutting the rate from 24V4 mills. Salaries of a number of the teachers have been raised for the coming year, but the board Is con fident that the sum derived from the re duced levy will be sufficient for all pur poses. The estimated expense of the dis trict for the next year Is J47.0O0. Ponca Will Celebrate. PONCA, Neb., June 22. (Special.) Ponca will celebrate the Fourth this year. Today the plans are about completed. The com mittee has secured a merry-go-round to day. There will be a ball game, special band music, avpublic address, the usual round of races. The merchants were very liberal and enthusiastlo and the prospect Is a real patriotic celebration will result. Nebraska rwi Notes. BEATRICE The Berenna of the Sunday school league, last "veiling won from the Baracas by the score of 6 to S. McCOOK The body of Raymond Pelong, who was drowned Sunday night, was re covered about midnight last night. McCOOK The body of Wallace Percy, father of Mrs. D. W. Colson of this city, arrived from Denver tonight. He was killed in Denver, last Saturday by a taxi cab. He was 77 years of age. McCOOK The democratic county cen tral committee for Red Willow county Is called to meet In McCook, Saturday, June 26, to bring out candidates to present at the primary election, August 17. NEBRASKA CITY FreoN Schnall, aged 77, dld in this city Monday. He haa been a resident of this county for many years and accumulated considerable land. He Is survived by his wife and one son. KEARNEY-MIss Marv Eastwood and Mr. Harry Nicks were married Sunday afternoon at the home of the bride's par ents, Mr. and Mrs. W. Eastwood, Rev. Mr. Honstedt performing the the cere mony. BEATRICE Charles M. Densmore. a former resident of Wymore, died at his home near Oketo. Kas., where he located on a farm this spring. Mr. Densmore was formerly employed with the Burlington as fireman. CENTRAL CITY Examinations were 1D03. 349 2,43 hl7 224 1,179 3. MID SAVES BOYS FROM FLAMES Minister's Bed Wife at Ponea Sheet as Fire Escape. t'sea It menta suit. contains the food ele neceaaary to tha re- "There's a Reason" POSTrM CEREAL CO, Ltd., Battle Creek, lcioh. PONCA. Neb., June 22. (Special.) The home of Rev. George Bray burned here last night at about 11 o'clock and mem bers of the family had a narrow escape Mra. Bray and their two youngest sons were at home at the time, and she let the boys down from a second-story window with a sheet, and then climbed down her self. She could not get at the 'phone to call the fire department, and Ambray, an older son, sleeping in another house fur ther up the hill, got on a horse and went to the fire house and rang the fire bell. There is not sufficient pressure at that point so the department waa helpless and simply watched the house burn. The house Is a total loss. They had recently bought another house and moved part of their goods last week, but about 200 books were burned, with several beds and other furnl ture, valued at about S3C0. There Is 11,100 Insurance on the house. The loss on the house at present values Is f2,jO0. Mrs. Bray Is unable to give any account of the origin of the fire. Ferry ht Goes Astray. PONCA, Neb.. June 22. (Special.) The ferry boat owned and. operated by J. J Martin on the Missouri river ten miles above Ponca became unmanageable today and floated down stream about nine milea. There were on board one team and five passengers. They were rescued near Ponca about 4 o'clock this afternoon. The gasoline engine failed to work, but no seri ous damage was done. MR. AND MRS. E. OFFENHEIM. 88 AND 90 TEARS OLD. "We have been using Duffy' Pure Malt for over ten years. I wag a great sufferer from stomach troubles and my appetite was very bad, but since my wife and myself have used this medicine we are always well. "My wife la SO years old and I am 88 years. I can recommend your medicinal whiskey to all, as a splendid tonic and appetizer." Mr. and Mrs. E. Oppenheim, 485 East 140th Street, New York City. Duffy's Pure Malt Whiskey Is an absolutely pure distillation of malted grain, great care being used to have every kernel thoroughly malted, thus producing a liquid food, requiring no digestion, In the form of a medicinal whiskey, which is one of the most effec tive tonic stimulants and invigorators known to silence: Its palatabllity and freedom from Injurious substances render It so that it can be retained by the most sensitive stomach and makes It Invaluable for overworked men, delicate women and sickly children. It ts prescribed by doctors and Is recog nized as a family medicine everywhere. OATTTIOir When you ask your drag- gst, grocer or dealer for Duffy's Pare alt Whiskey he sure you get the genu ine. It Is the only absolutely pure med icinal malt whiskey, and Is sold In sealed bottles only; never In bulk. Prloe SI. 00. took for the trade-mark the "Old Chem ist," on the label, and make sure the seal over the oork Is unbroken. Write Med ical Department, The Duffy Malt Whls xey Co., Rochester, jr. T., for a free Illus trated medical booklet and free advloe. "'-'-'-'- 'A TT RL o IF Rupture of men, women and children can be cured in a few days without a surgical operation, loss of time or pain. The cost Is governed by the else of the ruptured open ing to ba closed. The money may be deposited in some Omaha Bank In the name of the patient or guardian, not to be paid until the cure la completed. Thoua DR. rA.K K. WmJtTC ruptured people have accepted these terms during the past IS years and all are com pletely satisfied. Write or call for further lnformatloi Write or call for further Information. 06 Bee Building. Omaha. given here Tuesday for cream testers and samplers. They were conducted by State Deputy Food Commissioner E. L. Mains. About forty were present from various parts of the state. NEBRASKA CITY The farmers in the vicinity of Paul have formed a company and will erect an elevator of their own. Similar meetings are to be called at other places In the county and companies formed by the farmers, who will handle their own grain. CENTRAL CITY The Merrick County Teachers' institute is in session here this week, with a large attendance. A recep tion was tendered the visiting teachers at Cuddlngton hall Monday evening. The In structors are Dean C. A. Fulmer of Wes leyan university and Miss Nellie Schlee of the Peru Normal. BEATRICE A gasoline stove exploded at the home of Mrs. Mary Debler on South Fourth street yesterday with the result that she was badly burned about the hands and face In removing the stovve from the kitchen In order to save her home. The building caught fire, but the flams were extinguished before doing any damage. NEBRASKA CITY Some days since the will of Mrs. Joseph Lapp was filed for probate and it waa found that she left her husband only $6. Now the husband has come Into court and refused to accept under the will, but asks that he be per mitted to elect to take his share of the property under the law, whlnh gives him one-third. The estate is a large one and there Is liable to be considerable litigation grow out of the will. KEARNEY 1. W. Bowling, of North Platte, came Into the city on No. 8 Mon day forenoon and ..did not hear the. oon-. ductor call Kearney. Wishing to alight he concluded to Jump after the train had aoqulred quite a speed. He took his lug gage and swung off carelessly not real- ding the velocity of the train. Rowling, lit on his head In the rock ballast, and only by fair fate did he escape more serious Injuries than a scratch, a stiff neck and a pain In his chest. BEATRICE Guy S. Rathbun of Relolt. Wis., has been elected physical director of the Mary Young Men's Christian assoc iation to succeed C. E. Rogers, who was notified by the secretary that his services were no longer wanted. Mr. Rogers savs that he was told that If he did the Jani tor work during the summer months, which are usually dull, he could resume his duties as physical director In the fall. Mr. Rogers was much surpritied yesterday to learn that -he had been let out, and may make a fight to hold the position. Roots, Herbs and Barks. You can no doubt ret all the collection of roots, herbs and barks your grandmother mado every fall for the family medicine chest. It Is Interesting to note that the most successful remedy for female ills had Its origin more that thirty years ago in one of these home medicine chests, and Lydia E. Plnkham's Vegetable Compound Is made today In immense quantities from those same roots and herbs with extreme accuracy, care and cleanliness. -I f r tt K si., f H, ii iii nnwaswna m ii insimi i i in mw iii ii Hff'.'.... jX11; al- : thL.i.il-x J'L.i. rtaA .nrflh. is-sJ 1 JL Al-. The humorist who said that "a night in a sleeping car made him feel like an invited guest in1 a can of sardines" never enjoyed the luxury of a berth on the Rock Island's de luxe train to Coloradc ii The best train to the best spot in the best land of the universe. You get a full-grown bed when you take the Rock Island a sweet, clean, roomy berth, electric lighted, X x well ventilated and well made. It's just one of the luxuries on this I lv ' most luxurious train, which carries a barber, a valet and a stenographer and which sets a table the perfection of which keeps you hungry for another meal the moment you arise from the first Your vacation starts the moment the train starts and the train starts every day. One night on the way. Vary low excursion fares all name, $17.50 frotm OmaKa; $21.78 from Das Molnesi S27.40 frDl St. Paul ud Minneapolis $29.75 from PeorW. Limit October 3 lat. 6- . LfM WlX "Under the Turquoise Sky" and "Through Scenic Colorado .'t'f; 1 ft 'ri'! -Sjn tJ'r an(' Yellowstone Park to the AJaska-Yukon-Pacific F-xposi- ';,i itA A y """"jj tio"" with no end of helpful dctaili, free fur the asking. 'if fV S tiN. M CEO. S. PENTECOST, Dir. Paaa'r Agt. Tjaysj --tVCjfrj aad Faraarm Sta., Oaoalia, Nab. if