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VOL. XLH-NO.' 29.
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Youngest Member of the Firm of
J. L Brandeis & Sons is Called
to Rest.
Turn: for the Worse with Sjnking
Spell at 3 a. m. Sunday.
Surrounded by His Family and Some
Immediate Friends.
Haco Baaudeta Wii Not Well When
' Brother Emil AVent to Watery
Grare with Titanic Fnneral .
" la to Be Held Taeadajr.
Hugo Brandeis, youngest son of Jonas
L. Brandeis .pioneer founder of all the
Brandeis mercantile interests In Omaha,
succumbed at the Wise ' Memorial hos
pital yesterday afternoon at o'clock.
His. wife, his brother, Arthuh Brandels,
Mrs. ; Arthur Brandels, a , few close
friends . and ' the attending; physicians
were at his bedside when the grim reaper
Mr.. Brandels gradually weakened from
the shock of an operation for obstruction
of the bowels, performed at the hopsital
by.Drs. Bridges and. Jonas last Wednes
day, and after several slight turns for
the better had a serious setback about S
o'clock Sunday morning when he grew
restless, from want of sleep. His condi
tion gradually grew worse and his rela
tives and friends were .hurriedly sum
moned to the bedside. . ; , ' . , ;
-..End Comes Suddenly.
The end came at 6:50 p. m., when he
lost consciousness,' and when the next
ten minutes were over the little gather
ing In the silent chamber, heads bowed
and murmertng In prayer, knew that the
end had come. . Up until - the last ten
minutes Mr. Brandels was conscious and
appeared . to . recognize . persons in . the
room. ' ' v ', ' ' '' "
Since the recent Titanic disaster, which
carried Erall Brandels, his eldest brother,
to a watery grave, Hugo Brandels, who
had himself been ailing for some time,
showed the strain caused by the great
shock.' -Attending-physicians say that
he was in a-precarious condition prior
to the operation, and that the surgeons'
knife was the last desperate resort
Mr. and Mrs. Irving Srn (nee Miss
Ruth Brandels) of New T?rk City were
notified and are en route to Omaha-
Mrs. ' Arthur Brandels -returned home
from Colorado Springs Friday in re
sponse to a telephone call sent Thursday.
Her pm'Ervine Brandeia, had started
on a trip to Pikes pak at the time And
arrive the - nSxraarT'- Ty:ZX2
! , Fail to Locate Slater.
A cablegram waa sent last week to
Mrs. Herman Conn," a sister of the
deceased, who is traveling in Switzer
land, but she has not. been heard from.
H. Hugo Brandels was born In
Manitowoc, , Wis., in 1868 and ' therefore
44 years old. He was a son of Mrs. and
Mrs. Jonas I Brandels, his father being
the founder of the immense mercantile
firm of which, the Brandels sons later
became' mebers and built up and at
tained. ' ' ' ,
When the Brandels family . came to
Omaha, the youngest son, Hugo, was 14
years of age. Like ' his brothers, Em 11
and Arthur. Hugo developed a fitness for
business life.' He Is given credit for a
good share of the work In expanding the
Brandels stores into one of the largest
mercantile Institutions in the middle
west . .... ",.
A little more than twelve years age
Hugo Brandels was ' married to Miss
Lyela Edelman of. Los Angeles and since
that time they .have resided in Omaha
West Farnam district -
- Had Commercial Instinct. :
Mr. Brandels never held any public
office, being content to use his energies
towards furthering the commercial estab
lishment which grew at an amazing pace
under the guidance of the three brothers.
For the last several ' months he had
been under . the care ; of an attnding
physician and although able to be at his
desk with regularity, his vitality was low
and the sudden attack of obstruction of
the bowels found his physiclally unable
to resist the shock of the attendant op
eration. Only tentative arrangements for the
funeral have yet been made. The serv
ices will take place Tuesday from the
late residence of the deceased, 2870
Taciflc street and interment will be in
the family plot at Pleasant H1U ceme
tery. :" ' ' .'
The Weather
Forecast for Monday and Tuesday:
For Nebraska Fair. .
For Iowa Rain.
Temperature at Omaha Teiterdsr.
jJL a. m. .63
7 m cr
A 8 a. m 3
Uii a. m. er
1 P. m. 71
c. P. m..., .76
! 1 fl P- m............. 77
AiVi 6 p. m 79
I 6 p.m. 78
7 p. m.... . 78
Comparative Local Record.
1912. 1911. 1910. 190.
Highest yesterday .... 79 83 - 95 92
Lowest yesterday 63 .65 70 72
-Mean temperature 71 74 82 82
Precipitation 00 .00 .02 T
Temperature and precipitation depar
tures from the normal:
Normal temperature 77
Deficiency for the day 6
Total deficiency since March 1 123
.-Normal precipitation i incites
Deficiency for the day 14 Inches
Total rainfall since March 19. 76 Inches
Deficiency since March 1.... 7.21 inches
Deficiency for cor. period, 1911 8.82 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period, 1910.12.95 Inches
T. R, Men in Lancaster Engineer
' Secret Meetings.
Provreeslve Candidate for Congress
la First District Had Plan to
Hold Seaaiona Wlthont Glv
ins; Previona Notice.
(From a Staff Correspondent.) '
LINCOLN, , Neb., July a.-(Speclal.)-That
the - honesty and fairness of the
Teddyites is unquestioned when it comes
to the political game is evidenced by the
action of the Lancaster bull moose rs in
trying to keep the public from knowing
when and where the primaries for this
county are to be held. The county or
ganisation is strongly "progressive," that
is, the official part of it and it is said
that a scheme which emanated in the
brain of Paul Clark was to keep qu'vt
as to the place of the, primaries so that
the public would not know anything about
it and then tip off the faithful and thus
win enough bull moose delegates to con
trol the county convention.
Unfortunately for the scheme, "Bill"
Clark, a former well-known Burlington
political steerer, tipped off a Taft man,
supposing him to be a bull mooser, and
the game leaked out Fortunately for the
republicans of the county, the call was
finally' published this morning, one day
only before the primary for the conven
tion, giving the time 'and place for hold
ing the primaries and there is some pub
licity given to the call, which may result
in knocking out the scheme of the T. R.
men. , .
Paul Clark recognizes the fact that if
the Lancaster county republican conven
tion should send a regular republican del
egation to the state convention that it
will hurt his chances for being elected
to congress from this district; therefore,
It was necessary to pull off some kind
of a deal which would disfranchise the
regular republicans and give the Clark
fellows a chance to pack the primaries.
Whether this can be harmonized with the
bull moose war cry, "Thou shalt not
steal.", is a question yet to be settled.
! In any event, Monday will be a busy
day in Lancaster county politics, and,
while the "progressives" may win on ac
count of the non-publicity given the
primaries until the day before the time
for holding them, . yet the fact that the
opposition to President Taft has found It
necessary to resort to secrecy in the call
of the primary is evidence thatXhey have
little confidence that they could win in
an open and above board primary.
Omaha Road Paya.
The Minneapolis St Omaha railroad paid
its occupation tax of 8200 into the office
of the secretary of state Saturday and
the Milwaukee & St. Paul followed suit
with a like amount.
The democrats of Lancaster county are
bringing a great deal of presure to bear
upon ex-Chancellor Andrews of the state
university to induce him to become a
candidate- for the- legislature. They seem
to think that if they can induce Prof.
Andrews to make the race and stump the
county that - l'-w4H -fcelp-not- only-tha
county, but the state and national ticket
t ' Seymonr Sends Ont Word.
Secretary Seymour of thevstate board of
equalization- is anxlouslr waiting the re
sult of the messagessent out last Thurs
day to ' the" county assessors who have
not yet sent in the assessment reports.
Eighty-four counties have reported so far,
leaving eight which have not reported,
though the time was up July 10. These
counties are Box Butte, Custer, Dawson,
Dodge, Lancaster, Sootts Bluff, Stanton
and Thomas.
! The assessors valuation differ consider
ably from those fixed by the United
States census of 1910. By that authority
Douglas county 'has the most valuable
land in the state, being $131.99 per acre.
The lowest price land is' shown to be
Hooker county, according to the census,
which puts it at $5.73 per acre while the
assessor lists it at $2.84.
The counties which showed the highest
values are: Burt, $92.64; Clay, $76.54; Col
fax,' $77.61; Cuming, $77.30; Douglas, $90.33r
Hamilton, $75.12; Nemaha, $80.08; Otoe,
$79.36; Polk, $76.64; Sarpy, $79,27; Seward,
$85.35; Washington, $93.03, and York, $86.07.
The counties showing the least valua
tion are: Banner, $432; Blaine, $4.97;
Cherry, $3.79; Dawes, $4.85; Dundy, $4.65;
Grant, $3.81; Hooker. $2.84; Logan, $4.71;
McPherson, $4.06, and Sioux, $3.91.
For city and town lots Douglass stands
the highest with $1,794.43, with Lancaster
second and Polk third.
As an indication that live stock is not
the same kind all over the state or
that the assessors- look at them from
a different angle, horses are valued at
$102.08 in Gage county, while Hooker only
returns them at $35.15. Mules in Nemaha
county are worth ' $119.15, but Hooker
holds them only it $31.75.
Cattle are valued in Douglas county at
$29.55 per head, but out in Perkins county
they are placed at an even $15.
Cass county like her hogs so well that
she holds them at an average of only
$1.90 per head, while up in Banner county
hogs are valued at $3.05.
Call First Muster
; of the New Guard
NEW YORK, July 2L The first muster
of wheat is called the "new guard," the
provisional county chairman of the na
tional progressive party, will be held at
state headquarters In the Metropolitan
tower Tuesday. The' call went out today.
Colonel Roosevelt it is . announced, will
be present and make a brief address. .
William H. Hotchklss, the provisional
state chairman, said today that within
the last ten days provisional organiza
tions had been formed in fifty-two of the
sixty-one counties.
Co-ordination of activity and reports
and conferences as to conditions through
out the state are the objects of the com
ing meeting. Instructions will be given as
to holding district conventions, to choose
delegates to the national convention at
Chicago. Several district conventions will
be held this week and the remainder be
fore August 1. Candidates, both state
and local, It Is given out will not be
taken up until later. . ' ;
Arrangements already being made, it
Is announced, for a special train to be
used by the delegates and. alternates to
the Chicago convention. It will leave New
York Friday, August 2.'
Physicians Believe Mikado's Heart
Too Weak to Bring Hun to
vort . A
Leader Unable aV J a
Foreigners Also Join Japanese in
Grief Expression for Majesty.
Young Heir Apparent Will VUlt
Royal Sick Room Today if Em
peror Survives Night of
Terrible Safferlns;.
TOKIO. July 21.-What little change
was noted in the condition of the emperor
today emphasized the seriousness of his
illness. Following their first consultation
this morning the court physicians an
nounced 'that the patient's pulse, was
weaker. The bulletin was issued at 12:20
p. m. '
.This day of suspension closed with a
bulletin from the imperial bedside that
practically excluded hope for the recovery
of Mutsihlto, emperor of Japan.
At 9:10 p. m. tho four physicians in
consultation at the palace announced that
his majesty's symptoms were discourag-.
ing. The emperor has been unable to
sleep and was delirious. His heart action
was weak, his pulse eighty-two and his
respiration thirty-four.
The emperor's subjects and foreigners'
who have lived under his rule are united
tonight in their anxiety. All day long
members of the cabinet and , high offi
cials gathered In the outer rooms of the
palace awaiting word fom the sick
chamber, while a continuous stream of
callers registered their names with mes
sages of sympathy.
Regulations prohibiting unnecessary
noises and all forms of enjoyment were
unnecessary for, although the Japanese
are an undemonstrative people, enduring
personal and private troubles with stoic
ism, in the present situation the great
est depression and anxiety, are apparent
everywhere. v' .
Crown Prince Recovering".
Information from the sick room of the
Crown Prince Yoshito, who ' is con
valescing from chickenpox, is that the
heir apparent Is so nearly recovered that
he may be permitted to visit the em
peror's bedsieV tomorrow. Significant of
the general belief that the emperor can
not recover is the fact that most of the
callers at the imperial palace paid their
respects at "the residence of the crown
prince. .
It is understood that Kateura, th for
mr nremier. who 'left vil Ivm' J
On a mission to Europe, Is awaiting the
request of Marquis SaionJI, president of
the p4vy. council, for his return. This
request,, it. is believed, . will be issued the
moment hope of the emperor's recovery
is abandoned
Eepublican Report '
On Steel Inquiry to
Favor Curbing Trust
WASHINGTON, July 21.-The repub
lican members of the Stanley ' steel trust
investigating committee worked today on
a report of their views of the results of
the steel inquiry, and when it, is sub
mitted to the house It will create more
of a sensation than that prepared by
Chairman Stanley.
This assertion was made by a member
of the committee today. He said the re
publican recommendations would be more
far-reaching than those made .by the
democrats and that the bills to be sug
gested to the house would be for con
structive legislation to amend the trust
laws, rather than to censure the officials
who failed to curb the growth of the steel
trust. ',
The republicans will find much to
praise in the Stanley report, but will
differ from its conclusiona The finding
of the Stanley faction of the committee
will not be accepted by the republicans,
but some of the legislation proposed in
the Stanley report will' be endorsed.
Representative Gardner -at Massa
chusetts will resist the suggestion of
Chairman . Stanley that the reports and
data gathered by the commissioner of
corporations be made available to con
gress. He fears If the law is changed
the bureau of corporations will be un
able to get Information in the future.
Representative Gardner will stand by
Representative Stanley on the bill
amending the Sherman act by putting
the burden on defendants to prove that
their combination Is "not in unreasonable
restraint" of trade.
The republican members will not recom
mend the dissolution of the steel trust
They say that the committee long ago
decided that no move was to be made
to embarrass the government's suit
against the steel corporation, and they
will adhere to this decision.
CHICAGO, July 2X-The ladies' auxil
iary of the Ancient Order of Hibernians
today elected these officers:.
President, Mrs. Ellen Ryan Jolly, Paw-
tucket, R. I.; vice president Miss B. A.
Mahoney, Calumet, Mich.; secretary, Mrs,
Adella Christy, Columbus, O.; treasurer,
Mrs. Mary Connolly, Amsterdam, N. Y.
MINNEAPOLIS, July 21. Former
United States Senator W. D. Washburn
h: being brought here on a special train
in the hope that his home may be
reached before death overtakes him. He
was taken 111 on his return from Europe.
Sir. Washburn Is 82 years old. He served
one term in the senate, which expired in
18S5. '
From the Indianapolis News.
Michigan , Progressive Republicans
Leave Grand Old Party.
Senator' Dixon Bring Word from
Roosevelt that He Wind En
tirely New Party and
Ends Opposition.
JACKSON, Mich.. July 21.-Mlchlgan
progressive republicans divorced them
selves from the republican party in their
state convention yesterday.
By almost a unanimous vote the dele
gates went on record as favoring the
placing of an entire ticket, both state
and national, into the field. A few
Instructed delegates voted against the
move in order to record the sentiment
of their home counties, but explained to
the convention that personally they were
for separation from tne qio party. .
.Delegates to the national progressive
party convention In Chicago, presidential
electors,, members ef the state central
committee, were chosen today.
' !' ' Wntklns for' Governor.
' Members of the state. central committee
recommended State Senator L. .Whitney
Wat king of .Jackson for governor and
Theodore M. Joslyn of Adrian for United
States senator.
Friends of Governor , Osborn . protested
vigorously, but futllely, against the 'en
dorsement by the convention of a can
didate for governor. They Insisted the
people should not be offered any sug:
gestlons regarding candidates. . When the
convention endorsed Senator Watklns
circulation of Osborn petitions was be
gun immediately.
Nathan P.'. Hull of Diamondale was
recommended by the convention for can
didate for congressman-at-large, but he
declined to make the race.
The recommendation of the committee
does not mean nomination by convention,
however. - By ' trie provisions of the
Michigan primary law any man can
file a petition for any nomination on
the progressive ticket If he has a suf
ficlent number of names. Only six days
remain In which the petitions may be
filed with the secretary of state. Many
petitions were put in circulation st the
close of the day's session of the con
Dixon BrtnKS Message.
The coming of Senator Joseph M.
Dlxoq probably had as much to do wUh
carrying the "full ticket" plan as any
thing. The factions for a "stub" ticket
or the nomlnatloon of presidential elec
tors only, and the "full ticket" crowd
were lined up" for a bitter fight, when
he arrived. But he told them that
Colonel Roosevelt - wanted a full state
ticket and after that It was all over but
the shouting. The shouting, however, re
quired much time, for the convention
was as enthusiastlo as the 1,000 or more
delegates and a brass band could
make it
Frank W. . Knox, who had been head
ing the "stub" ticket faction and favor
ing an endorsement of Governor Osborn
as a republican candidate, was the first
man to taxe toe noor oi tne conven
tion and give up the fight.
Senator Dixon, while addressing the
convention, declared: . i . .
'It is a better chance now that Roose
velt will be elected than it was last
March that he would be nominated."
Henry M. Wallace of Detroit was
unanimously elected Michigan national
Roosevelt Makes Only Two
to Bind Aaalstanta.
CHICAGO. July a.-Three possibly
rule" Is to be the policy in the formation
of the national progressive party. After a
long conference with leaders from a num
ber of states Colonel Roosevelt said to
night that each state would work out its
own problems.
"Is there any truth in reports of seri
ous discord in several states T' he was
The colonel laughed. He denied that
there was any foundation for the reports
and referred to the spirit in which the
movement was begun and the common
purpose of the founders of the party, as
shown at its birth in Chicago, as evidence
that there was no room for any serious
'Those of you who were present at the
convention In Chicago," he said, "know
(Continued on Second Page.)
QKHi33& v eSS !IE (US W
Tom Newell Has Something Better
Than a Gold Mine.
Thle la Only One Instance of Many
that Told Abont In Loup , (
and Wood River '
Dlatrlcta. .
'The Nebraska farmers are tha bova
who are making money," said P.G. Law
rence of Claro, who was in the city over
Sunday at the Paxton. "On particular
instance that I have in mind Is that of
T. C. Newell, a farmer living northeast
of town, in' Loup Fork township, Howard
county. This county lies directly north
of Hall and while it Is mighty good, it is
no better than fifty others In the state.
"Tom Newell came to Howard county
five years ago and bought land of the
(Union Pacific, paying about $15 per
per acre for 160 acres. It was about the
time the company was closing out the
last of Its Nebraska land and this tract
was not considered choice. However,
there was about 120 acres of level land
and the balance was creek bottom and
"Newell did not have much money after
making his payment building a shack
and buying a team, but he had plenty
of energy. He ran in debt for a few
cows and the first year his butter and
milk, and eggs from 100 henks, kept the
family and enabled him to lay aside a
little, cash. That year he broke out 100
acres. Next season he cropped this and
from the returns . made enough to pay
off all his debts and build an addition to
his home.
Makes n Big Killing.
'This year, Newell is making his big
killing. Last fall he put In 100 acres of
winter wheat and his net returns from
the crop is going to be not far from
$2,500. Every; year slnoe Newell has had
the land, It has made him a living and
enabled him 'to lay by something.
"Newell has .finished cutting his wheat
and has threshed some. The samples indi
cate, an average yield of 40 bushels per
acre, which ' in , the aggregate would
mean' $4,000 and if sold at 90 cents per
bushel, a fair price out at Cairo would
mean $3,000 gross for the crop.. To plant
mature and gather the crop has cost not
to exceed $1,300, which leaves a net return
of $2,400 from 100 acres, which is not so
bad. , -
Now this looks big, but It Is nothing
more than dozens of other farmers up and
down the , Loup and Wood , rivers have
done this season.'
Red Clond Woman Hurt In Runaway
' RED CLOUD, Neb., July 2L (Special. )T
Whlle Mrg. Ruth Pegg was driving
through town Saturday, her horse became
frightened at something and ran away.
On Webster street the horee collided with
a telephone pole, upsc. the buggy and
threw Mrs. Pegg violently to the ground,
breaking her leg and brulslna her
severely. She will recover-
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Committees Are Appointed to Ar
range for the Celebration.
Meeting to Be Held Next Bandar to
: Arrange for ' Gronnda tor a '
Picnic and Other Inci
dental. .
. The Labor day committee of the Central
Labor union together with representatives
from the different unions of the city took
the first step towards planning the an
nual Labor day exercises at a meeting
held at the Labor temple, 1310 Douglas
street, yesterday morning at 10 o'clock.
Committees were appointed and perma
nent officers to have charge ofthe cele
bration elected.
: Labor day comes on September J this
year and aa' usual a parade wlil be held
in the morning, followed by a plcnlo and
program of speaking and sport features,
at one of the nearby parks In the after
noon. Definite arrangements for the
parade and afternoon program will be
made at a meeting bf the committees In
charge next Sunday morning at 10 o'clock.
I Labor organizations of ..South , Omaha,
Council' 'Bluffs, . Florence," and Ben
son will be invited ' to ' attend and
take part in the local exercises.
Officers in charge of the exercises will
be as follows: J. J. Kerrigan,, president;
W. E., Bryans, secretary; Bjork Swan,
vice president; and W. J. Marks, treas
urer. , ., , : , ,;, :,'' :
' Committee chairmen elected yesterday
were; ' ,
Grounds and concessions, J. W. Light
Laws and orders, Frank McNulty. (
Speakers. Henry F. Sarman. , .
Printing, John Pollan.
Sports, W. L. Turner. .
Women's Clubs Beat
Clergymen at Polls
t DULUTH, Minn.. July 3L The impo
sition to make the public school build
ings In Duluth social centers and. to al
low dancing In them was carried at a
hotly contested election here today. The
women's clubs of the city were arrayed
In favor o'f the proposition, against the
combined efforts of the clergymen, the
women winning out by a large majority.
The campaign waged by the women was
so vigorous that the leaders were warned
on the day before the election that they
were violating the provisions of the cor
rupt practices law, passed at the recent
special session of the MTnnesota legis
lature. .
GreshamHas Plans
' for Its Anniversary
'GRESHAM, Neb., July 2L-(8peclal.)-At
a special meeting of the Com
mercial club last evening It was decided
to ' hold a celebration on Wednesday,
August 28, in honor of the Twenty-fifth
anniversary of this town
It is planned to have a free ball game
in the forenoon and a State league game
in the afternoon, . at least two prominent
speakers and short; talks by. members
of the Old Guard, who helped to organize
the town, free vaudeville, a good band
and; singers, races -anJ. contests' and, a
balloon , ascension.'. Herman Dlera ' is in
charge of arrangements. , ; '
i SIOUX I FALLS, & D.,4-JuIy-a.-(Spe.
clal.) Sin. Charles Drew, a bride of only
a few woeks, while attempting to kindle
a fire with kerosene at her home" in
Howard was seriously burned. There
were dead coals In tha range and 'the
flames ran up Into the can of kerosene,
which exploded-with' a noise heard all
over town. With her clothing " ablaze
Mrs. Drew ran into the street Oie Hoel
chanced to be' near, at' hand' and after
strenuous efforts of himself and others
who had rushed to the assistance of the
woman succeeded in extinguishing the
flames, but not until the - unfortunate
young woman had been terribly burned
on the side and shoulder and both arms
and hands. In saving her life, Hoel and
others who assisted her also were badly
Representative Bodies from Over
Nebraska Convene to Decide
, Upon Their Policies.
Declare Full Confidence in the Re
publican Party.
Votes Down Motion to Split Tote of
" Delegation,
Congressman from Fifth District Se
' cares Cnqnalifled Endorsement
from Home Coanty Norrt )
Gets Western Counties.
STANTON, Neb., July 21.-SpeclaL
The republican delegate convention of
this county met here to day and selected'
the following as , their representative),
delegates to the state convention at Lin
coln: W. W. Young, Charles McLoad,
Louis Smlthberger, Ed. Daniel, and Sol
D. Denney, AU go as aft men.
The following resolutions were adopted
with but one dissenting vote In the sixty
nine votes which made up the conven
tion: v - :
"Whereas, plain speaking and common
honesty demand that we fairly state our
position as Republicans on tha questions
that are presented to us as members of a
great and historic party; and that we
give due recognition to the conditions
that confront us; therefore, be it
"Resolved, .That, the republicans of
Stanton county,, in convention duly as
sembled, express our pride la snd ap
proval o fthe grand and mighty accom
plishments achieved n our national life
by and through republican men and re
publican measures. We especially , com
mend the general course of legislation,
and measures promoted by our party rep
resentatives during the administration of
McKlnley, Roosevelt and Taft ' '- " '
"In the' face of the record of a half i
century of our party's history, wa feel
that there can be but one rightful con
clusion and that is: that the necessity
for a third party does not exist and
that the' best Interest bf our common
country demand the perpetuation of tha
republican, party, and that its policies and
administrations be sustained.
"Therefore we, of this convention made
up of republicans, some of whom at the
late presidential, primary were followers
of William Howard Taft some of whom
there supported Theodore Roosevelt;' and
some of whom endorsed .the favored son
of Wisconsin, Robert La FallsUe, unit
ing upon comnvin ground Ioihe-inKK''
tlon of what we deem best for tha com
mon ' good, hereby join in the solemn
declaration that our country's wellfare,
demands .the .acceptance of the- results
f the .national .republican, convention at .
Chicago, : and the hearty and loyal sup
port; of Us candidate , William Howard ,
Taft; and be it further , ,
"Resolved, That good faith and publlo,
honesty demand, that the custom estab
lished by more than eighty years of our .
political history be observed and adhered
to; that we hereby express as the moral '
conviction of this convention our solemn ,
belief ' and conclusion, that . no presi
dential - elector heretofore nominated as
a republican, or whose name may here
after appear on the ticket as such, can
In any manner be justified In cssting his
vote aa such electof for any candidate .
other than William Howard Taft, who we
recognize as the regular nominee of the ,
duly called national republican conven-
Uon. .' .-'.'.'. :'.; ,' ' .-v 'v t -
"And we further expressly instruct tha
delegates chosen at this convention to
attend the state platform convention, to
as far as possibly carry out and promota
the sentiments expressed in these reso
lutions." i -''-;,: .
VALENTINE, Neb., July 21.-(Speclal.) .
The republican county convention yes-,
terday afternoon elected delegates to : the :
state convention and Instructed them to
support the present 'administration. W.
S. Barker was elected, . chairman, and
Woodruff Ball, secretary. The "bull
moosers" were In evidence at the con-;
Ventlon, but there were very much In
the minority. A motion was made by "
them that the delegates be instructed .
three and a half for Taft and three and ,
a half . unlnstructed. This otlon, how- ,
ever, did not get very far. 1
' Resolutions were carried which en-,
dorsed President Taft and also endorsed
all candidates on.the republican ticket ,
who are in sympathy with and who sup
port' the national republican ticket and
platform. The following delegates were
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