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TIIE BEE, (BFAIIA, TirnR.DAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1913.
8 Council Bluffs Council Bluffs Council Bluffs Council Bluffs Council Bluffs u w SECURITY COMPANY FIGHTS Files. Objections to Attitude of Re ceiver Freeman Iteed. SUIT FOR DAMAGE RESULTS Stockholder De-clnrp They Havi Mmtnlnert Hcavr l)mnK' " Ilranlt of Salt thnt Htnrtoil Whole lroocdnrc. Harr- M. Ilrown. clerk of the district court, and hi force of deputies, were kept busy for a whilo yesterday after noon receiving and filing motlonii, ob jections, answers and other legal pro cesses In connection with the affairs of the Iowa Security company, tho holding company organised and conducted In con nection with the Mutual Life Insurance company, which suddenly moved Its of fices to Des Moines In January. The first filing was a motion to dis miss the suit Instituted by Victor t.aus trup, another was an application for the renunal of Attorney J. J. Hm as coun sel for Freeman b. need, tho temporary receiver named by Judge Thornell. and others related to objections to the roiwrt filed Monday evening by Ilccelvcr Heed. The final filing came lust before tho of fice closed and was In the shape of a lult for J17,K0 damages against Hess ana Uaustmp and the Insurnnce company for which Laustrup Is acting agent. All of the documents were very volum nous, 'ho motion to dismiss tho suit af Uaustrup and ,'dlschargo the receiver overs a doien page. Tho allegation is made that the action was brought In bad faith and that IauBtrup had no right to bring It; that he Is a competitor of the Western Mutual L-lfo Insurance company and would bo benefited, by tho wrecking of that company. Allegation of Thrent. The allegation Is made that ho acquired the 100 of stock In tho Security com pany on December 19 and had trans ferred on December 30, and that ori Jan uary 14 ho demanded of tho company to buy his stock or ho would throw the com pany Into tho hands of a receiver, and that the company caused an offer to bo made to him. but It was refused. Tho Security company says It later secured mi notion on the Lnuatrup stock, which ho refused to honor and that ho la now asking 1.163 for his fcO) block of stock In addition to all costs of his suit. The company nlleges that there has been no ml.mnnairemcnt of Its Hffalra before or. since the suit; that It Is nbt Insolvent hum no debts that cannot bo paid It It Is pormlttcd to manage Its own busi ness, that stockholders had knowledge all along1 that all money they Invested .n..nt in acuulrlng commissions, "and In the very nature of tho business there could not bo tangible rcallxeablo assets to tho amount of their Investments." Attack ttcvrlvrr. The motion to dismiss goes at length Into the complaints made by the company against Attorney Hess. Tho allegation Is that ha Is prejudiced and Is acting In bad faith as attorney for the plaintiff and for the receiver, ad Itecelver llccd Is "Incompetent." All of these allegations arc ngaln cov ered: In the specific application for tho removal of Attorney Hess as counsel for the receiver; although ho waa appointed by Judgo Tfiornetl after the latter had, heard all the evidence In tho Iauatrui suit. H accuses him of violent. prejudice against tho security company and- this. U is claimed, renders him unfit counsel for the receiver. The objections to tho report of tho re ceiver are equally lengthy. The report Is characterized as unfair and cannot be bated on tho records. Tho allegation Is tliat Itecelver Reed did not go Into the company's affairs and consequently could not make a fair roportj that ho has been guided by tho advice of Hess and had stated to various persons that ho had not had tlmo to go Into tho records And make u report, and that tho report of M-. D. Thomas, who has acted as auditor of the company for tho last two years, would ba his report: thut the receiver has In his possession records which he Is using as a basis for criminal action against oi fleers of tho company to satisfy personal animosity, and Is being actuated by per sonal feeling to the detriment of the stockholders. It Is alleged that the receiver has no knowledge of the Insurance business and la misleading the court for the purpose of continuing the receivership, so that, lin and his attorney can receive big fees. In addition to tho general allegation that Receiver Reed "Is wholly Jncompot ent," It Is alleged the report Is not In ac cord with the representations made to stockholders by him or in accord with the records of the office. Receiver Reed Is well known as one of the most careful and conscientious men In the city and has been engaged for a lifetime In accounting transactions, for more than a doien years as clerk of the district court. Mnnmlem Wlthlrnmr Colonel C Q. Saunders, who defended the company In the hearing of the Iius- trup suit has withdrawn entirely from the case. All of the filings yesterday were drawn by Attorney Stltt of Carson. At torney Stltt and Auditor Thomas. It I said, carefully examined tho report of the receiver before It was filed and approved It and It Is further said that every part of It Is sustained by the sworn testimony of Auditor Thomas when on the witness stand. The plaintiffs In the $17,600 damage suit are George Wild and wife, Il&riett S. Wild, stockholders, residing near Carson Victor r. taustrup, the Union Central IJfo Insurance company and J. J. lies are the defendants. They allege that they have sustained the damage claimed as stockholder In the Security company by reason of tho suit brought by Laus trup, and that all of tho defendants "pro cured by fraud and misrepresentation" the stock held In the name of LAUstrup, and that they "conspired together to wind up tho affairs of tho company," Boy Burglars Held To Juvenile Court Minor Mention Council Bluffs Office of The Be is at 14 ZtOBTH Mala fit. Telephone 4. Davis, drugs, Vlttrola, tit. A. Hasps Co. Cerrlgans, undertakers. Phonts 14V Woodiinr Undertaking Co. Tel . For Sale-Good buggy. Call A ll&S. Ulank book work, Morehouse A Co. FAUST DEER AT ROGERS' BUFFET. Lewis Cutler, funeral director. Phone tf. Watch Liven nwnv free at Lcffcrts' auction sale. The hlirheat irm.li, nntlrnt work In the city Is done at Lcfferta. See Horwlrk for null nnnrr and paint ing. 20B nnd 211 South Main St. Scientific wittth rennlr work. the kind that Is appreciated, at Lcfferts. TO have on Tn r.nnnow. 8KK c. m. aiuiuai iildg. & lxan Ass n. iu rtan, UUDWElHEIt on di-niia-lit The Grand. Budweiscr lu bottles at all first-class bars. LOST Chain and lnckot, between Ae- nue A and Avenue D on Twenty-eighth street, or between Twenty-eighth and Thirty-second on Avenue A. Rew,rd. ua'i asvx. Helen Favo Hunt, the Infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Hunt, died yester day afternoon at the home of her grantl parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. Kemmlsh, ekw Avenue D, nfter a long Illness from stomach trouble. This Is Possibly the last onnortuulty you will have to buy a ton of good co.il at $1.60 delivered. Chester lump or nut. Thursday the 20th. Every ton a-uaranteed. Strictly cash and one ton only to each customer. ZS0O will reaoh all depart ments, uroge Elevator Co. After the successful basket ball tour ney of tho eighth grado school wash niton Avenue school won the rlmm plonshlp, with Hloomer and Fierce street sahools following In order. The sixth Krnde schools will have a baskot boll tournament In which all tho gomes will ne piayed on next Friday night. The fol lowing schools wilt compete: Eighth street, Third street, Harrison street and oecona avenue, Members of the Fish nnd Game club aro much Interested In the early appear nnce of the ducks at Lake Manawa. Members of the club brought up reports laat evonlng of a number of fine strings nagged during the day. I. Aluccl. who I one of the most diligent hunters nnd surest men with a gun In town, was one of the first members of the club to Llndsey returned from Des Moines yes terday where they went to bring back George Potter and William Owens, two Bluffs youths who were picked up there n me hock island yards wnue trying to beat their way to Chicago, Hoth lali ave been cnargea with the tneit or a bag of sugar from n Milwaukee freight car. There is doubt, however, about the culpability of the Owens boy and an Investigation In Juvenile court will prob ably exonerate him. Thu funeral of Marv Caster. 73 veara old, was held yesterday afternoon at the farm home near Underwood. The body was burled In the prlvute burial ground on the farm where she had lived for thirty-three years. The services were conducted by Rev. Joshua Carlisle and were largely attended. The music was urmshed or Ida Darrlngton and Vis Klopplng. The pallbenrera were PetM Matheson, Henry P. Shields, William Gelse, i.. L,. Doones. M. J. Hannlnhan and A. O, Klopplng, all Ufo long friends. ou T. Genung was In the cltv taut evening, returning to his home In Glen wood, after spending several days at Avoca defending his brother lawyer. Frank Bhlnn Of Carson, in the 120.000 libel suits that had been Instituted against him by Supervisors W. C. Children and George Darrtngton, growing out of the hot fight that was made on the remib. llcan members of the county board prior io me election last tan, ana wnicn re sulted In the defeat of both. The case wan tried In the Avoca branch of the district court nnd was based upon a circular letter which Lawyer Bhlnn pub- nnneu in tne. (.arson papers and then had printed in half sheet form and scat tered well over the country It was argely based on discussion of tho board's action In the famous Nlshnabotna ditch. After consuming two days and after all Raymond Taylor and Elmer Poston, 14- year-old hoya who confessed to having broken Into the homo of F, J. Wage, neighbor, and stealing $10 In cash nnd a revolver, wero not given a hearing In po- Ilco court yesterday morning, but wero returned to the custody of their parents with Instructions to bring them before .tie Juvonllo court on Saturday morning. Roth boys nnd admitted to Uio theft of a largo quantity of nutomohlle tools nnd equipment, and a bag of the plunder, found hidden tn the basement of the Po ton boy's home, waa brought to the eta, tlon, It was valued at more than 100 and only u portion of It has been Identified ah f ih .rr ,.., tnUnn from I now ft we" filled game bag. Teal and All of tho stuff had been taken from maIarag aTt) Ule varieties that have first auiomomien wiinin mo iai iow appeared An automobile horn worth IS5 was Idcntl- An overheated stove set flro to th fled by Dr. W. M. Green as the one that home of O. J. Glogovac at Eighteenth ..i - hi. m.ehin. .m avonuo and Third street last night. Al- V. " though two rooms wero filled with flarim time ago. It had been Dauiy aamagoo. when the automobile truck arrived, the An Omnhn man. who i:nvo tho name of I fire wan held In check until No. 5 cheml in.i ,. n.ih.e nf th. ir,i I cul reached the placu with Its double , ... ......... ...v.. . """-, chemical tanks. Streams from both which imu wen BI...CU "" quickly extinguished tho flames without ho stopped on North Harrison street about damaKlna tho rent of the house. Tho n weak ago. loss wus thus nominal. Tho building was Anihr hnnnh nf the mulnment Is be- owned by M. Marcus, ii.,.i i iv. ,n,. .tnian fmm h ma. County Attorney Capell and Sheriff chine of County Supervisor W. C. Chil dren, who is now in Avoca nttenaing ai j- . . . lawsuit. O. II. Hill, u carpenter residing QUIc, VUICK VjOlQ I0 worth of carpenter's tools that had I .lirp ApfR ( TPflf IV heen stolen from a house he was building VJU1 C -TXUIO VJCUliy m 19 If a rrlasin llrflnt Hi fit A WtUlt lITft. An automobile robo worth about ItS was Papo's Cold Compound Cures Colds also recovered, but It had been wantonly nut and slashed and entirely ruined. and Grlppo In a Few Hours Contains no Quinine, of the testimony of the plaintiffs was submitted Judge Wheeler sustained the motion to take tho case from the Jury. The court took the Jury and dismissed It. Genung was very Jubilant over his vic tory, and hunted up Attorney J. J. Hess and offered to appear In his defense In the ItT.COO damnge suit filed against him in the district court here yesterday. Lcfferts' Money saved by attending money-saving auction sale. Bursting Bottle May Cause Total Blindness Fred Borts. an employe at the wholesale grocery house of Groneweg & Schoentgen. Is In Mercy hospital suffering from In juries that may cause his total blindness. Many yearn ago he lost the sight of one eye. Yesterday while burning some rub- blah he had raked together a bottle, partly filled with water or some other fluid, waa drawn Into the fire. It,was tightly corked and when a heavy steam pressure was generated It burst, sending broken glass In all directions. A splinter of the glass struck him In the sound eye, Inflicting a dangerous Injury. He was hurried to the hospital and the services of Dr, Dean and Hennlnger called, it Is feared that the Injury cannot tw overcome. Borts Is about 35 years old and Is unmarried. Omaha Audi torium, Feb. 24th to Strictly ferts'. efficient optical work at Lf r::::!:::::i::i:i: :i ::5Jt .,. ...... ..il.,.(litit!t!'!;! 1 V THE BIG SHOWS New York, Chicago, Minneapolis. SENSATION Dreadnought M 40 Make Our Booth (No. 23) Your Headquarters. D. M. BEAL, Branch Mgr. 2421 Farnam St., Omaha. Moline Automobile Co., East Moline, I1L Inter-State Ly Mm Jk Klectrlc Lighting nnd Starting. l!l'-Mncli Wheel Ilnse. 1 Speeds For ward. 11 -Inch Uphol-Htcry. Left Side Drive. Central Control. Double Ignt. lion Magneto and Storage Battery. Pull Equipment Top, Wlnalilcld, Power Tiro Pump, Electric Horn, Speedometer, Etc. Booth Number Ten at the Auto Show I 1 '"iI?!i,'Ti.S-," Tho most severe cold will be broken. and all grlppo misery ended aftor taking a doso of Tape's Cold Compound every two hours until three consecutive doses are taken, You will distinctly feel all the dts- Divio Association Eleots New Officers 1'im nniiunl mnnttnir of the Clvlo Im provement association v. as held yesterday agreeable symptoms leaving after ths afternoon at the public library building very "r,t l0e- urij Was largely attended. It was the uOBl "'" """". first meeting of tho association for tho head and nose stuffed up. foverlshness. .... ih. i,m.n hn mmilv onmnii inttuw, running oi mo nose, sore Cl.l , ..!,, fc..u ..W...W. - ... . ...... It nil nf nnlhuslnjim. turoai. mucous caiorrnni oiscnarges. This enthusiasm was augmented by the soreness, suimess. rnoumm.am pain, anq reports of the work accomplished last otner aistresa vamsnes. ...... .i,r.wi.,D- h. irismt nmnunl of actual Take this wonderful Compound as di- beneficial work accomplished. Dr. V. Ii. "cted, with the knowledge that there Is treynor, Secretary Towne of tho Com- nothing wor a, wn ch will morclal club. Becrctary Oottrtll of the u - r vc t.n'. rhrl.Hnn nn.oelation. H. Q. promptly ana witnoui any other as- McQee and Superintendent lleverldge "Istanco or bad after )ffeots a a i6-cent talked entertainingly, each offering sug. i'"""- -- .u gestlon. for the plans tor Uie coming sea- ny druggist can supply-contain, no son's work quinine belongs In every home-accept Mm. Donald Mncrao was made president no nubstltute. Taste, nicc-uct. gently.- , by tho unanimous vote of tho largo num. ""'"'""' ber present! Mrs. Uetta Dodgo Montgom- ery. first vlco president: uenerol u. si. Dodge, second vice president: Mayor Ma- loncy. third, vice president; Miss Moore, eccretnry: Mrs. John Mchlhop. treasurer! Mrs. Wk J- loverett, corresponding secro-l try, and Emmet Tlnley, auditor. Tho association will meet again ono Week from Friday. When you buy a piano at A.' Hospe Co. volt know that you get the best for tho money paid on the market, protected by the guaranteo of tho best reliable mu.ta house In tho west. 407 Broadway. FIRE AND POLICE BOARD WANTS NO NEW STATION The Uourd of Fire and Police Commis sioners la not enthusiastically committed t the policy of adding another fire at. tlon In tho wentern part of the city, and the special meeting held last night did not take the favorable action Alder man Ooyer thought vtould be taken. No action waa taken on tho request for a special report to me council rei&uve to tho matter and alt that was done was to acoept the Invitation of Alderman Itoyer to go down thero -Thurtiday after noon for the purpose of looking over the situation with a view to future recom mendation. The board recommended a tractor en gine to drag the big uerlal Udder truoK and approved jthe recommendation of Flro Chief Nicholson for the purchase of tho necessary equipment to transform the big ladder truck Into a water tower at a cost of about $160. It favored adding two men to the department a. soon as the olty. finances will permit. Two adul. tlonal noixles and S.000 feet of new novo wore recommended. For the police department the board re newed Us recommendation of tho pur chase of art automobile - for use of tne MODEL 45, FULLY EQUIPPED This is tlie only car using identically the same electric starting and lighting system this season as was used last year. Not a chungo has been made. It was perfect then and is perfect now. We Cordially Invite Public Inspection Out of the most exacting and careful engineering experience Tho "Inter-State Six" has been built with all the essentials for has grown the "Inter-State Six." Showing all of thoso tried and proven specifications, anyone of wnlch alone would characterize a car of higher price. Sound and sane manufacturing methods have made possible thjs splerldid car. Attention to factory Integrity and factory efficiency has pro duced its remarkable price. car service and car convenience that you should demand In a car. Thirty per cent of the factory's 1912 output was sold to former Inter-Stato owners, men and. women who knew they could pay more, but could not buy bettor; and who bought again tho car that save. them dollar for dollar value through years of splendid service. Models 40, 41, 42, Four Cylinder 10-H. P. IHxtm Motor, Full Equipment- $2,400 Models 50, 51, 52, Four Cylinder 50-H. P. 5x0 Motor, Full Equipment. 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This remedy does not accomplish wonders but slm ply assists nature to perfect Its work. Mother's Friend allays naucca, pri Tents caking of a. the breasts, and lf flTtf&f?lA a every way XV V contributes to Irrlftftftftu itrong. healthy motherhood. Mother's Friend Is Jold at drug stores. Write for our freo. book for expectant mothers. MU0FIUO REGULATOR CO., AtluU, (U. Study the Quality of an automobile. Then consider lUrioa 37-A fWs-pasttaftf foottef car, fB lpr.4M MRS WINSLOW'S SOOIHINU SYRUP FOR CmiOREH T 11 KING "Crimliuuthcr uol it for her tnUa Mother ud It for hrr babies. And now I am mlntr It far my baby." Pa spoke Ibe young mother. TkrctCenicttltsi. It Sooth tba Child. It SofUn tha Gum. It Allay tba Patau It RaUaraaWlad ColU. Aad It U tba Ut Bamadr for InfanUI DUrrbooaw FaeoraUy known and aol4 aS war tba world. men, - The resignation of Detective Tom Calls.- ghan, who was suspended by Chief Kroom on Friday evening- on charges cf Intoxication and who tendered his res. Ignatlon on Sunday, was not considered at the special meeting of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners last nlgn. The resignation could not o considered under the rule of the board while tho charges were pending. The only action taken was to, approve the suspension by the chief. ThU leaves It possible for laghan to be reinstated upon recom mendation of the chief. If he sees fit to do so. Mo was not present and no ev. dence was taken. Marion cars , are for discerning buyers Human lives are trusted to cars Marion cars are seeking that class of A d f.. . .r. . rtnnlrman tiTrin ViniTA ml(4p suocess of their business by making it their chief concern to consider the. seeds they sovr the buds they propagatq the pedigree and lineage of eaoh animal selected. In short, the specifications from which they expect definite results. car. at a Fair price. Uow many have thus considered a Motor Car? a vehicle to which they com mit their lives and those of their family. To all who havo invested with this foresight there is but one answer they are satisfied customers and users of cars. To that rinsa which has let prico .bo the ruling consideration the answer is different. A good car, in common with good quality farm products and live stock, commands a fair -price. A cheaply constructed car goes to its own funeral and the man who bought it is the chief mourner. The MARION is now, and always has been, a good car. No radical changes havo been found necessary. Just consistent evolution to meet tho requirements of the .intelligent, discerning buyer. No detail 1ms ever " been overlooked, and no experiments have ever been imposed on the trade. No well tried-out equipment lacking in tho 1913 product. A 40 -horse power electrically equipped car for $1,475 A 48-horse power electrically equipped car for $1,850 Booth No. 25 Automobile Show Hot lied Saab. 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