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TirK OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: JUNE 25. 1911.
Nebraska LUMBERMEN PLAYING SAFE Sebnuka Association Withdrew fiom Bureau In 1906. MAGAZINE GAVL 13 FORMATION Bird trltcbfleld Aeeerte F f fort Wa Mad im Ri(rr Blacklist f Larger Orlut. 'From a Staff Corrf tK-n5rt ) ' LINCOLN. June 14. (Special )- Bird Oltct! field of thla city. Inflicted by the federal grand Jury at Oitowgo yesterday with B. E. HU. the prefent secretary of the Nebraska Retail timber rvaJers a soclstlon. declared thla morning that the ate organisation had mlthdrawn In .from the so-called "burcui -f Information." "As the Indictment coven ecis of that ear a well a subsequent , ears tha sctl-n agalnat both the ecretaile of the Ne braska organisation followed tha opera -.tions of the same Information given out In other ways. Tha ItrvertlseUon of the rrand Jury had to do with the actirlttea of retail lumber dealer In blacklisting wholesalera who Swld direct to ronjumtn. Though at no 'time since IS, according to Mr. Crltch fleld. have bulletin been lasoed to Indi cate auch flrma, tha aame information given In a megeslne la supposed to have been the cause of the trouble-. Ilr B area a W mm CetefclWhed. "Tha secretsrie of the varloua Mate, as sociations established tha bureau of in formation In lMf.." ssld Mr. Crltehfleld thla morning. "The Nebraaka asiodetlon u a member In 1SW. In that year a Hat of frm which aold direct to consumer waa circulated. No attempt waa ever made by the Nebraaka association to force. Its mem ber to boycott the concern so listed. That waa a matter for tha Individual firm to decide. The list waa (Imply for purposes tf Infdrmstlon. ' "Our membership In the bureau waa held thrcugh membership which wa bad la a M-'ssimilppt valley spfociation. In ISO that organisation attempted to enforce gen eraJ observance of tha blacklist. cutting off the retail trade from manufacturer who sometimes aold directly to tha eon- 'sumers. Our attorney advised us that thla waa probably Illegal, and tha Nebraska association withdrew from the II lastsaippt alley organization, at tha rams tlms rdropping our membership In the bureeu g.nce that time the Mlsatsalppt aasodstlon ha been declared Illegal and haa been dis banded. Mr. Crltchfield retired aa secretary of ' the Nebraska association in February af thla year. E. E. Hall succeeded him. Other officers of the Nebraska association Are: William Krotter of Stuart, president; !W. H. Harrlaon of Orand Island, vloe president: E. 8. Clarke of Tork. treasurer. Bars aa Sella Beads. Tha Board of Educational Lands and Funds today bought UflO.ono worth of per cent Richardson county c'reJnag dls trtct bonds. Tha state will draw per cent on the attached coupons and pay premium for them. Tha board aold $160,000 worth of Maryland at I per oent and S30.0M worth of North Carolina at 4 per oent to I Chicago brokers at par and accrued Inter- mL ' Iea Rat Hadseei. Tha Chicago. 81 Paul. Minneapolis A J Omaha railroda, haa applied and received permission to reduce 1U rate on toe from , Crystal Lake, Nab., by way of Sioux City to Florence from 11. 40 to LM) per ton; f fectlve aa aoon aa the road publish tariff sheet. f "FAINTING BERTHA" PROVES PROBLEM AT PENITENTIARY Eaapleya Her Ttaae Bremidaug Wtn dews auaal Aseealtlasr Her Fellew Cewvtets. From a Staff Correspondent) LJNCOLK. June M. (Special. --Fainting Bertha"' Liebbke la stirring up things at tha state penitentiary in a reckless manner, her latest actions having been the break' big out of all the window lights In the room wher she la confined. Her arm are eevarely cut and bruised from this rigorous exercise mod aba is In a bad physical con dttlon- Running and Jumping at tb doors and furniture In the room ball of the women's ward, and chasing tha other women Inmates here and there has been daily exercise for the awoomlng on for the last three days. Bo bard baa she been to get along with, and so much of a disturbance aha baa created since her Imprisonment that Warden Deiehunty baa complained to Dr. Bpradllng of the state Insanity board and eays be wants tha woman tried aa to bar mental condition. Heads of tha various inaane asylums are inclined to fight shy of tne woman. FAREWELL TO MISSIONARIES Dr. aad Mra. Tarkrr ef Falls taJrt for China fer Bovea Teeuea Stay. City FALLS CITT. Neb.. Jun M. (Special ) A .farewell gathering waa held at th Presbyterian church Thursday evening for Dr. Tucker and his wife, both medical mls atoDariee, who, with their children, left Friday tor their return to China. Parting addresses) were made by the Rev. Messrs. Netde, Nanninga. Watson, Rev and Bailey ' and there waa a vocal sol by Miss Una Snldow, after which the entire crowd went to th church basement for a sodal hour and t enjoy refreshments. Many friends from a distance were present. Miss Emma Boose waa a Falls City girl, who, after graduating from the Nebraaka state university, married Dr. Francl Tucker. Her parents still reslds In Falls City, I. Tucker and wife will remain In Chma seven year thla . trip. They carat here about a year age and, si though en a vacation, have studied and lectured la various parts of the United States in th meantime. . Dels Primary Campela FREMONT. Neb.. Jun 24 -Special V Henry Oberman of Pefcble filed for sheriff yesterday, making eight candidate for tb place, four from each party, and more to come in later on both aide. From all Indication, th primary campaign next August will be a lively one.is far aj county officers are concerned, though R. J. 6unaon. republican, for county Judge; John Mataen, republican, for superintend ent, and Luke Mundy. democrat for clerk of the j district court, wl l probably have no opposition either at tha primaries or th polls la November. Seward laetltat Date. SEWARD. Neb.. Jua 24. (Special ) Th beward County Teachers Instltuts will be held her from August II ta Sep tember L August a will be school officers' day. At th last meeU&g of th county echool board officer it was unanimously waded te bpid another school exhibit this Nebraska Commercial Club of Broken Bow Plans to Advertise County Organization Will Son Auto Trade Excursion and Adrertise in Daily and Weekly Kewipapert. BROKEN BOW. June 24 Special.) The Commercial club held Its snnual smoker last night, the membership and cltisens of the dry and farmer being guests In the city hall auditorium. About 2no were ! present and after refrehmmte had been I served speeches by local buMnes men were made. Plans of advertising tne city were brought forward, and agitation started for securing an alfalfa milt and a local cream and butter factory The Commercial club expects to raise a fund to advertise Broken Bow and Custer county, pUring the advertising In the dallies and the country state's leading weekliea Auto-1 mobile trade excursions were talked of and Broken Bow will probably take this means of visiting the neighboring town within a few weeks. Henry Ouyle has traded his CO-scr farm in the Walworth neighborhood for the Ream garage In this city and Is now In charge. The manufacturing of haying tools and a woodworking shop also go with the garage. Mr. Guyle has been living In town for several months. The garage Is one of the best equipped ones in this sec tion of the state Workmen started work yesterday on ex tension of the city water mains and 2.240 feet will be laid in three sections of the city, giving water service to more than a hundred families. Fourteen thousand dollars will be spent this year in additional mains for the city system of water work, bonds having lat year been voted for the principal portion. MATRIMONY AND ALIMONY Madison Wmaaa Who Waa Married Friday Gels 2,00 froaa Foraaer Hasbaad ftauaae Day. MADISON, Neb.. June 21-SpecisJ Joseph Poboda of South Omaha and Fan! PotmesU, formerly a resident of this county near Newman Grove, were married here yesterday. Mra. Poboda was divorced from Alois Potmeail Just six months ago today and Immediately before the words were pronounced by Judge Bate making her Mrs. Poboda, tbs clerk of the district court of this county paid over to her aa alimony the sum of $2,400. Luke Reeves of Emerlck. Neb., died yes terday after a lingering Illness extending back four or five years, during which time be baa been an Invalid. Mr. Reeve had passed bis seventy-ninth year. H cam to this country In the early "Wa. He leavea a widow, six sons and two daughter. A divorce waa granted to Susans, Hnmaa today. Her busband was John H. Homan, residing In the northwest part of the county. Mrs. Homan geta the custody of the children and must pay the costs. Homan made no defense. Mariage license were issued today to Jewell Glen Good of Crest on. Neb., and Mlsa Ella M. Buckendorf of Norfolk, and Carl L. E. Wldergren and Mlsa Minnie Elvira Anderson, both of Newman Grove. OTOE COUNTY PIONEER DEAD Willtaua Knn, Who Causae ta H brsakua FlftywElght Teaura ig. Passes A way. NEBRASKA CITT, June M-Special. William Kropp, one of tha pioneer real dents of this county, died at his home In Wyoming precinct, north of this city. Thursday and bis funeral waa held thla afternoon. He waa born In Hanover, Ger many, April 25, IRS, and cam to this oountry In September. 1SU, with hi par ent, but flrat located In Case oounty and then moved to thla oounty. Ha waa mar ried shortly after be came to thla country to Miss Dorothy Stoll. who survives him. He Invested his surplus earnings In farm lands and at the time of hia death owned something like 2.000 acres of land In this and Caa counties. He Is survived by four sons, being Georg W John H, William F.. and Louiai All reside In thla county and ax prosperous farmers. The funeral took place this afternoon trptn the German Metbodlat church near hl home. SEWARD VETERAN LOCATED dearie Rleeabawsrh, Who Left Heaae Three Week Aare la at Lewvea werfh Soldiers' Heat, SEWARD. Neb.. Jun I. (Special Tele gram. ) Charles Rloenbaw. who disap peared on May 0., has been located by Sheriff J. A. Olllan at the National Mili tary home at (Leavenworth. Kan. Governor Sidney & Cook of Kansas sent word to Sheriff Olllan saying that Charles Ricen baw had reported at the national home on June 22 for admission. He 1 now being cared for at that Institution until bis rela: Uvea reach that place. Sheriff Gillan fig ured out that Rloenbaw being an old vet eran would apply to aome soldier' borne for admission and rep jt ted the case to every soldiers' borne in the United States. The disappearance of Rloenbaw haa eaured great speculation here. Th authorities had th river dragged, photographs of the man printed on poetala and sent broadcast, and left nothing undon t.iat could help to locate him dead or alive. WEDDINGS IN OTOE COUNTY Fear Ceaple Married Darlag the Week la Xeknuka City aad Other Tewa. NEBRASKA CTTT, June 24- (Special) j i nere nav occurred a number of wed dings In this county during the past week. Earl C. Barrett of Loveland and Miss Ora M. Andrew wer married yesterday at the bom of the bride's parent at Syracuse, j while John A. Fretwell and Mlas Sallie Po ' of Kansas City were married In this city. This morning, at Palmyra, Miss Anal E. Moore of Friend was marrUd to John & McNeil of Palmyra, the marriag taking I plac at th horn of a friend of the bride Last evening at th home of the bride's parenta. Mr. and Mrs. John Um- gan. their daughter. Miss Rose, was mar-j ried to Harvey Crulckshank by Rev. F. S. t Lions, pastor of the Baptist church. Th ' groom is a Burlington employ st this i place. Beak Chaage at Verk. TORK. Neb.. June 24 (Special V-Th j board of director of the Farmers National ' bank of Tork elected the following officers j to fill vacancies caused by sale of stock i and resignation of Alfred B. Christian ' aad Charles A. Schrandt: R. R. Copeey, ) fvitmerly county treasurer, was elected i vice president and J. R. McCloud w as elected cashier. Mr. McCloud was for sev- .' oral year assist ant cashier of tb First National bank of Tors. Thomas Morris Never Married; Living Happily Now at 118 To Thomas M.rr1 of WestervUle. Custer county. Nerriia. l.el-nr the dtsttnc:lon of having livd In three i -enturie a. the eigh teenth, nineteenth arid twnt'th He was bom January 1J. lTi and Is still living He has lived through the tern of try presi dent of the l"nite1 "tnte. except Taft He Is a native f WaVa and was 1 v-ar old when the famous trial of Warren Hastings closed. 7 years old when Ireland and Eng land were anltd. M years old when the first Atlantic cable wa laid and was 7 years old when Fort umter was fired upon. This patriarch never attended school and never married. When a mere lad he started work as a butcher, but gave up that to be come a cobbler. He foliowed that occupa tion until more than 100 years old. during which time he mended shoes fori people of two continents. Just before his UMh birthday he gave up work for good and now spends all his leisure time when the weatner is good, in nsning. His right Is remarkable and he uses glasses oniy for close work. Mr. Morris never had any serious Illness, only suffering a light sunstroke when he was a mere boy In his f fties. He has al ways smoked, and used liquor In a moder ate amount, t'pon retiring at nipht he of ten takes a quart of strong tea or coffee with him. which he drinks during the nlpht. Forty-four years ago a lad II years old came to live with the old gentleman, then 71 years old. From that time he and Charles Mytfcen have been inseparable companions. They left Wales and came to this country in 1KT1, arriving in Chicago the day after the big fire. They went to Missouri, where they lived until IS, when they moved to Nebraska, locating on a DAWSON ROAD NEARLY DONE Portion of River to Meaatala High, way Alaaetst Ready aad Other Roads Belaar Dragged. COZAD. Neb., June 24. (Special.) The part of the Continental Highway which crosses Dawson county will soon be completed. There has been very little fuss In connection with the work, but mile after mile of the road la as uniform as a city asphalt pavement. The Commercial club has raised a sub scription among the business men and have bought a number of road drags which have been loaned out to the farmers and there are now soma twenty or thirty mile of road being dragged regularly without cost to the county. WOMAN JUMPS INTO A WELL Ms i Anna Spracae ef JVeferaalut City Attempt Salelde, hat Is Re, reed by Son. NEBRASKA CTTT. June 24. (Special.) Mra. Anna Sprague. aged 65. who resides with her -eon and brother. In the eastern part of the city, attempted to take her life by Jumping down a well twenty-five" feet In depth. Her young eon, who carries papers for one of the dailies here, witnessed the act and after calling ta one of the neighbor, went .down tnto the well and held hla mother's head above water until help reached him and both were taken out. The woman has not been well of late and It is though the heat of yesterday affected her aome and was part' ally the cause of her act. She Is a sister of Joseph KsJus, formerly of Omaha, but now of Chicago. I it a , vUrmwui tew - f I rV'iKr rt.: V':-"At si V. 1 I ':v'": i ii mm. ui , Saturday thousands of Omaha people visited our store to take advantage of our choice-of-the-house-$15 sale. Every suit in stock worth more than $25 was sold. Monday we offer even greater bargains: All our $20 and $25 Suits, at $12.50 All our $10 and $15 Suits, at $7.50 if TOM MORRIS. farm four mile from Westervllle In Cus ter county. Later they moved to an adjoin lng farm where they still reside- MARRIED FOR SIXTY YEARS Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Paris et Celebrate Anniversary Weddlag. f AUBURN. Neb.. June 24. (Special.) Mr. and Mr. W. F. Paria celebrated their six tieth wedding anniversary with a family gathering at their home In Auburn this week. Mr. Paris and Miss A Irian Fraser were married In Iowa in June, 13SL. and the marriage that happened ao long ago was destined to be' of great Importance to a then unknown country, because forty-seven year ago this couple came to Nebraska and located In Nemaha county. HEBRON, Neb., June 24 (Special.) Fil lnga for the primary election have been scarce until this week when the candi date began to get busy. The following have filed for county office: Democratic ticket, W. H. Rhodes, treasurer; B. L. "TVUlmore, Judge; John Byrne, sheriff; A. T. Holtsen, superintendent. Republican ticket: B. A. Toung. county clerk; J. A. Crawford, superintendent; H. L. Boye. clerk of th district court. Messrs Rhodes. Wlllmore and Byrne are serving their first term now. and Crawford Is serving by appointment. Mr. Boye has served six years. Other filings will be mad soon. Loi Trls for Btaatea People. STANTON, Neb., Jun 24.-(Spedal.) Next week Gustave H. Glaser and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Vssbols and little son and Mr. and Mra. Welgel will leave for Germany, their native land, to visit tor three months with old .friends and rela tives. It baa been thirty years since they have left their native land- choice, ' at Nebraska FORMER SENATOR ALLEN WANTS BRYAN TO RUN Declare He Weald Work His Head Off fer ehreakaa la Eifsl j f raadldary. (From a Staff Correspondent ) LINCOLN. June II - Special I Former United States Renator William V. Allen. who ha been In the city on business, said last night. In talking of political ambitions that he was through with ofru-e and that he was not in any way d.sposed to look longingly upon anything political so far a be knew at the present time. "I do ay," he said. In speaking of presi dential possibilities to a -crowd of fellow attorneys, "that if W. J. Bryan was to make the race for the presidency onoe more that 1 would support him from viart to finish and tht I would work my head off for him " Mr. Allen is being mentioned as a candi date for Judge of the Ninth Judicial di trlct at this time ss sn opponent of Judge Welch of Madison. I.laexla Belle Ilevered. FREMONT. Neb, June ?4 ( Special V Frank Knapp of this city ha recently come into the possession of a Lincoln relic of much interest In the shape of a drft of requested Inatructions to the Jury In the case of the State of Illinois against Jo seph K- Johnson, In whih Lincoln waa at torney for the defendant, who waa ac quitted. The draft was found among the files in the case and came Into Mr. Rnapp's possession through an attorney in Woodford county. Illinois, who was look ing up the title of some property for him. It 1 In Lincoln's handwriting, clear and legible, though the paper shows the ef fects of age. Some of the words are heav ily underscored. The case wa tried April 15, lKTi before David Davis, later a Jus tice of the supreme court. Aetna la Dedare Ceeatr Vary. FREMONT. Neb., June 24 (Special.) Complete returns of all the automobile In Dodge county on April 1 hav been made by the aasessors. Tile number Is 245 and the valuation placed on them by their owners Is 1149.. In a number of instances the valuation turned in Is absurdly low. a number of flrst-clsss 1P10 touring car being valued from I3W to . while others valued theirs at only a small reduction from their actual cost. Many Antes In Davreen. GOTHENBURG. Neb.. June 24.-SpeelsJ.) According to the recently completed re port of the assessors. Dawson oounty had, April 1. 111. 2M automobiles. The report for 1910 shows there were 230 that year. Gothenburg leads the rest of the towns In the number of auto. Osaaha Weaaaa Dlrerta Play. GOTHENBURG, Neb., Jun 24 (Special.) The fire department baa secured th servlcea of Miss Lambert of Omaha to aasist In putting on a horns talent play here next week. The play Is a four-act western comedy drama entitled. "The Greed for Gold." Cermerstene Lay lag. SEWARD. Neb.. June 24. (Special) Next Sunday the corner stone of the new Methodist church of Utlca will be laid with appropriate ceremonies. Rev. Mr. Bennet of York wilt assist Rev. Mr. Kll bourn, th local pastor. Fire Protect loa for Reward. SEWARD. Neb.. June 24. (Special ) The city council at a special meeting last EWSATiONAL EVENT . BEGINNING MONDAY, JUNE 26 01CQJD Offer your 9 mmi 6 mii In our entire stock that has been selling up to $15, at You can look over our great stock and choose any suit that has been selling at $15.00, $12.50 or $10.00 scores of desirable patterns all sizes up-to-date 6tyles an unheard of offer. In Our Entire lias Been Selling Stock Up To A11 our high class hand tailored suits have been selling at $17.50, $20.00 and Never Such Offers as These All the Time Is June, tbe bride' month, It almost cone, but tt always btve the- bride, m it h tia Engagement ring are- pur rhated In every month, and aome young man I confronted with the proMem of getting a aultable atone at a moderate price. With the alight diamond Knowledge that moat people have, a prospective purchaser must throw hlmaelf upon the reliability of the dealer. More than twenty yeara of honest and faithful deallnga In Omaha have made thla store tha aafe place In which to buy diamonda. Her eyry atone la aold for Ita exact value. The young man who wishe an engagement ring man who wishes an engagement ring will be delighted with that brilliant stone of faultless quality and make; tlie Edholra engagement ring. those who wish a diamond tor per gonal adornment will secure the best value hererfor the price which taey wish to pay. Those who buy a dia mond for themselvea should remem ber that the value of thla stone la In creasing, and that a diamond ta an Investment which will bring a marked return on the money paid out. Dnt merely buy invest Albert Edholm Jeweler 16th and Harney night voted $12,500 to connect the water mains with the Blue river, the water to be used In case of fir. Crepe la Valley Ceeatr. CRD. Neb., June 24. Special. )-On ac count of local showers In Valley oounty thla season some parts of th oounty are prosperous with good crops, and other places are Buffering. In upper Mira valley small grain will be short and alfalfa la hurt. In North Loup valley the yield will be nearly. If not quite, up to standard. Corn and potatoes are everywhere looking well. HEAT OF SUN STARTS FIRE Qaaatlty ef Firework la 'Window at Hetlaad, B. D., Bet Off. Store la SIOUX FALLS. S. D., June 24 (Special.) Th Intense heat of th sun. concentrated and Inter si fled by shining through heavy glass, was responsible for the starting of a fire In a business house at Hetland. In one of the how window of the drug stor at that place a quantity of fireworks waa on display, and the ray of the sun shin ing through the window set fir to this and the fireworks commenced to explode. The proprietor chanced to be close at hand and by the prompt use of a hand ex tinguisher h succeeded in putting out the fire before It bad spread to other parts of th store. Fatal Affray at Street, ft. D. ABERDEEN. 8. D.. June '24.-(Spedal.) John Steffes. a resident of Strool. S. D died In an Aberdeen hospital as the result unrestricted choice of That $25.00 for men that $25.00 your I I If " Be Sure To Attend This Sale Monday or Any Day This Week Diamond Time i ,.Nr- mm Or. of a knife wound received in a quarrel in a butcher shop at Strool. Steffes waa a homesteader near Strool. and he accused the man who stabbed him of being too at tentive to Ms wife. A fight followed and Fteffea received the wound which caused his death. He was brought to Aberdeen for treatment, but the wound was too deep and recovery was Impossible. The man who stabbed Steffes and fiteffea' wife are in the Perkins county Jail awaiting trial. Heavy Rainfall at Watertown, S, D. Steady Downpour for SeYerml Hourt, Which Still Continues, Greatly Kelievin"' Crops. WATERTOWN. S. D-. Jun 24. (Special Telegram.) Intermittent showers, begin ning early thl morning, with much cooler temperature, broke the hot dry spell today. At 10 o'clock the sky was overcast with heavy clouds and a steady rain was falU lng. with prospects of conmulng for hours. The crops situation la greatly relieved and M per cent of the small grain has a good chance to make fair crops if rainfall amounts to present Indications. Mtaaowrl Valley Man Killed. LOGAN. la.. June 24. (Special Telegram.) Frank Thompson, employed here on the Northwestern, was struck and Instantly killed by an east-bound train last night between Logan and Missouri V allay. The, body was taken to Missouri Valley. in Omaha t