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THE BEE: OMAILA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1913.
1MP50N BELDEN& Evening Coats and Gowns Beautiful, exclusive apparel for evening wear: Tango dresses everyone embodying the latest dressmaking ideas, $35, $45, $55, up. Evening Coats, of rich velour, broadtail, cloth of gold and brocaded weaves, trimmed with dyed fox, fitch and mouf flon, $42,50, $49.50,, $75, up. It's always a great pleasure to show you this apparel. DUHHE PARDONS TWO MEN Joihua Tkedford of Chicago Has a Clear Title to Freedom. NEVER TAKEN TO PENITENTIARY Sentence Not T3necntcd unit lie Hsia Since Made a Sncoe'a In Hnal ncM Other Man la Man rice Kurlghi. KPyUNOFiBXib.' lil.,' Pec. l(5.-Maurico Enrlrht, sentenced to life Imprisonment la the Jollet prison for the Vincent Alt man Biufder in Chicago, and Joshua ?t4tof4j Iria former Chicago policeman who escaped serving a itnltentlary sen tee through a clerical error, were par ( Sewed (today by Governor Dunne. A Attn dr.- the recommendation ot the fetM Ha.r4 at Pardon...! swvemoc to- -4y granted, .abaajltlf pardons l bath. (- -Vavreer of Vincent Attman. JI'klMf Brew out of the labor war that then hety the city of Chlcaico In. lta grasp, lie mm Vo released In thit to be at home itith hie family on Christmas day. Tedford was convicted in,; 190S on a fefcafffe or conspiracy. t defeat Justice Mtd siren an indeterminate sentence. By tho action of a clerk., In the criminal court, who fallod: to give proper notice to tie herlffHlrectlnc.TedXord'a com mltment to tbe penitentiary, the latter waa never, called on to enter on the service of 'the sentence With sentence banting' over hm Ted ford obtained -.employment In a olothlag store In Chicago and In the ten yean a-teco hla, trial and conviction haa arisen - . Ordtr Yrar Ghrlstmts Suit Mow 'Suits ami Overcoats 4 It Qfdir ' MmMm jttl.ll. . Have yourChr'flrluiaB clothes Bkde to measure. We charge Tib Inor for weir tailored elotHcs than' you would pay for good ready nJados. Our tailor "iaaadei twill fit bettor and wear' longer, Wei guarantee oyery garment perfect In fit and style. Our tailoring J nil dope in Omaha. HacGARTHY-WILSON TAILORING CO, S01-308 South 18th St tj 520 DIAMONDS No safectpo large -none too small fpr us to handle. Diamond Rings $5,00 and others up to $1,200.00, , la VaUfcnt, Eftr Sctino, , Stada, Sgarf Pins, Bar Pint, Brooch, Lockets, Bracelets and Cuff Buttons at all prices. Off- EyfMMgs CtWMmiMg TimrxdiY At Best We Can Only Tell of a Few When you come and seo these and the hundreds of other gift ttiings you'll )best appreciate what a wonder ful Christmas display it really is. The Christmas windows are filled with sugges tions from about every part of the store. That's merely one way to get ideas to a high placo of confidence and eitocm In the big- Slate street establishment. "With its recommendation! In the En right coco the board aent tho Governor a private opinion of more than S.00Q words. Tho board said: "We are of the opinion that Enright la probably Inno-i ceni oi ine crime or which he la charged and convicted nnd that In any event the doubt as to his guilt is more than reason- noie ana is of so weighty character that ocuuuve ciemency should be exercised." NEBRASKA CONTRIBUTES BOOOLY SHARE OF REVENUE (From tt Btaff Correspondent.) WASHINGTON. D. C, Dec. lB.-(Bpe-dol Telegram.) Tho report of the com missioner of Internal revenuo, submitted today, shows that tho collections of Ross Hammond during tho last fiscal year amounted to J2,697,W9.7. His total dis bursements were 6,867.30. There was a total of 4,1 M returns from corporations, 34 "of which showed ,tax due The tehU amount of capijal stock of corporations Th Nebraska, oc terming to thatlreport, Ja tM,M,6lr, with a not income of f00,59s,668,ts Representative Moan has accepted an Invitation to speak In Philadelphia Thursday, December IS, at the annual banquet of tho New Jersey society ot Pennsylvania on the anniversary ot the admission of New Jersey as a state representatives J. Hampton More of Pennsylvania, Padgett of Tennessee e,nd Campbell of Kansas will be the other speakers. Mr. Sloan was Invited In place ot Secretary of War Qarrison, who was obliged to (cancel hla ngagesaenj. , , Amy Bqrgstrom of ?mah ho,. re cently took a civil service examination for a place in the Indian bureau, ar rived here today and entered upon her duties. She was Introduced to her chief by Refiresentatlve Lobeck. , H. V, Vt'yman, a traveling man from Omaha, called on Mr. Lobeck. HITCHCOCK'S AMENDMENT DEFEATED BY TWO VOTES WASHINGTON, Dec, U-iuaraie ot national bank deposits as part of the now currency system was reached to day in the senate debate. Senator Brls tow led the attack on It. v Senator Hitchcock pretested his, amend ment to increase the federal board from seven to nine members, one ot .whom, wouia be tne secretary or me treasury, but the democratic lineup behind the ad ministration bill held firm, and the amendment was laid on the table by a vote of 35 to S3. The senate laid aside ' the guarantee question without a vote, with an under standing to take up again' at the night session. Senator Walsh defended the bill against attacks on the constitutionality ot the provision that banks be compelled to join tho new system or give up thslr charters. Piles Oared In O to 14 Days. Druggists refund money tt Paso Oint ment falls to cure itching, blind, bleed ing or protruding piles. First applica tion gives relief, 60c Advertisement 15R dodge.- cowAim ctmv am tit. col n v State to File Claim to O'Connor Estate HASTINGS, Neb., Dec. l.-(Speclal Telegram.) A claim to the 1100,000 es lato of the-late John O'Connor on be half of the state ot Nebraska 'will be made ' in county court tomorrow by County Attorney. Fouls, following a con ference with tho attorney general. Tho state's attorney insists that In the ab sence of known heirs tho estate should escheat to tho commonwealth. Numerous O'Connors, I) rod y a and other professed O'Connor heirs are gathering1 hero to attond the hearing In county court tomorrow morning on tho applica tion for tho probate ot tho purported will of O'Conndr, leaving the entlro es tate to John T. Culnvln of Omaha. It Is not likely that the will will bo ad mitted to probate, as. It was not "wit nessed. Whllo In Hastings yesterday Detective Yi 'if. Burps Initiated an inquiry VU the search for tho O'Connor heirs. He ob tained -an sxcouftfiwfO'Connor'a career In Hastings and arranged to have a full report sent to him nt Now ork. -Ono of the numerous claims to tho O'Connor estate was made today by Dan O'Connor of Great rolls, Mont, and Timothy O'Connor of Dupuyer, Mont. who say they are brothers .of John O'Connor, "Dry" Delivering Liquor Goes Free WASHINGTON. Dec lSQeorire W. Rose ot Merriam. Neb., a temperance ad vocate, who unwlttlugly delivered pack ages containing liquor to persons on the Pine nidge Indian reservation, South Da kota,' was relieved today bv Prealdnnt Wilson from the sixty-day Jail sentence imposed upon him, although ho will have to pay a t00 fine and costs totaling about J300. Wile a fair was In progress In ma reservation Hose was asked to bring some packages In his dettverv from Merriam. Ho said he had nn trt or their contents. HUUSBAND BEATS SHERIFF; SHOOTS SUSPECTED RANCHER HELLE FOURCHB, a D.. Dec. !. (Special.) Only tho poor aim ,of tho hus band saved Jerome Fry of Faith. Mi. county, from possible death and he Is now in the county Jail at nison,-Perkins county, awaiting a hearintr on h ititninrv .charge . pt)ef erred by his elster-ln-law, Mrs, Jossie A mew of Perkins county. The acandel connecting Fry's name with an alleged assault on Mr, a wife's sister, became public only a short lime ago when Agnew, who had been In' North Dakota, returned home and his wife told him of Frya alleged conduct. Agnew went to the county -seat nnd itave unerirr Anderson' twenty-four houra to arrest Fry. The sheriff and Agnew then started for Faith by separate roads, but the officer's auto broke down and Agnew arrived first. Meeting Fry on the street he opened fire, the hi.ni cutting throilgh Fry's coat sleeve. Shortly aiterwara Sheriff Anderson arrived and arrested Fry, but to date Agnew has not been placed in custody. The Agnews are las pec ted ranchers in Perkins county and the affair has created a sensation In that section. STARVING WOMAN SMASHES WINDOW TO GET INTO JAIL LOS ANGELES, Col., Dec, 1.-Des-perate from, lack-of food and unable to find work. Mrs. Mary Ericksen. a widow, 32 years old, threw a brick through the plate glass window of a cigar store here late today. A great crowd, of Christmas shoppers gathered about her while she silently waited for tho police patrol wagon. At the police station she said she had wanted to be arrested and feared she would starve otherwise. She said she had been out of work tor n month and had been almost entirely without food for days. Knroa Benteared to Prison. GRAND ISLAND, Neb., Dec. ll-8pe-clal Telegram.)-reter Karos, the Greek wno several montns ago shot and wounded Lulu Sandusky, today pleaded guilty to the charge of assault with in tent to do great bodily Injury, and was sentenced to an indeterminate term ot from one to five years. The woman has ccmpletely recovered from, .the two COMMITTEE T0 DETERMINE Body to Fix New Basis for Repre sentations in Conventions. VOTE ON MATTER IS UNANIMOUS Informally Acrrrrrt Upon thnt Action flhnll llc Ilefrrretl to Ilepnb llenn Voter In All Statea lor Until Icntlom WASHINGTON, Dec 16.-Dy unanimous vote the republican committee late today decided the committee should determine a now basis for representation In future national conventions. Informally it has been agreed that the action ot the na tional committee would be referred to re publican voters In all the states for rati fication. A resolution providing for the calling or a special convention of the republican party was voted down 3S to 14. Senator Cummins appeslod for the call ing of a national convention. While ho did not discourage the alternative propo sition of referring & reorganisation plan to tho states, he believed that such a plan would not Impress the public gener ally ns strongly as a convention. "Tho vital question before us," said William Barnes, Jr., of New York, "is tho election of a republican senate and house of representatives In 1914. I favor hold ing a national convention for the pur pose of showing through such a gather ing why the republican party meets the needs of the people. Tho republl6an party haa nothing to apologize for."" Hoy O. West ot Illinois did not believe tho national committeo had a legal right according to precedent to make the pro posed changes. Ho declared, that the re publican party was a voluntary organi sation and added that while ho opposed the holding ot a special convention ho would vote for one It It became apparent that tho chango In representation and rules for the conduct of conventions could not be mado In any other -way. Charles A. Splcss .of New Mexico pleaded for 4 convention next year for tho purpose of-adopting a platform. He said what tho party needed now was a platform which, would "not tell what the republican party has dono for the coun try, but will tell what tho democratic party Is now doing to the people." Howell of Nebraska, Itcmmel of Ar kansas, Estabrook of New Hampshire nnd Senator Bradley of .Kentucky op posed a convention. The latter declared that a convention which wolda bring forth a, platform at this time would re sult not only in uproar, but In defeat. Warren of Michigan declared himself in fayor of a convention. AMES GIRL DIES OF POISON IN CALIFORNIA AMES. Ia., Dec 16. (Sncclal.)-The body of Miss P.uty M. Lynch. 22-year-old daughter of Dr. and Mrs. I J. Lynch, ot Ames, died of food poisoning at Lei and Stanford university, California, Inst wcok, was burled in the -Ames cemetery yester day afternoon. Many Ames students wore among the large number of mourn ers. Girls ot the Pi Beta Phi sorority- bore the pall, and men ot the fraternities nt I ended the services In a body. Rev. Dr. Minchln of the Congregatlonallst church directed the obsequies. It Is reported hero that others of the Stanf6rd' sorority Iris.' whd were stricken after eatlnsr a salad, In the course of a'lundh, have since died. Mls Lynch was graduated from Ames last year, and sho entered Stanford in the fall to complete studying for a master's degree in mathematics. HALL COUNTY MAN TAKES POISON AFTER DIVORCE a BAND ISLAND, Neb., Dec l.-(Spe-clal ToJegTam.) Henry Ttmpke, aged 40, committed suicide today at his home In this city by drinking carbolic acid and strychnine. Domestic Infelicity was the cause. A decree of divorce was granted yesterday to Mrs. Tlmpke, giving her the custody of the children. Tlmpke was a farmer until a fow years ago when he moved to the city. DR. ARCHIE CREWDS0N KILLED IN AUTO UPSET WOODBINE, Is,, Dec. 18,-(Bprclai Tel egram.) Dr. Archie Crewdsoa of Charter Oak was killed at 1 o'clock, this morning when his automobile turned over near his home. A roan friend who was also in the car was injured.. Dr. Crewdson was a son. ot O. W. Crewdson ot this town. The body was brought here for burial. ANDERSON IS ELECTED HEAD OF HOTEL CLERKS SIOUX CITY. In,, Dec. 1.-Colonel William Anderson of Omaha was elected president ot the Hotel Clerks association this afternoon. W. A. Wolfe of Sioux City waa chosen first vice president- Lincoln was recommended as the next meeting place. DEATH RECORD Wllllnm Mendenball. ( FAIBBURT, Neb., Dec ll-(Speclal,) The funeral services of the late William Mendenhall was held from the home ot Tits brother, John It Mendcnhslt, In this city Sundny, Rev. R, N. Orrill of the Methodist KpiBoopal church officiating. He had been a semi-Invalid for many years. He was well known In Falrbury, having made his home with his brothers Jin this city. Mr Mendenhall Is survived by his son, Charles, who Is at present traveling in Canada; also three brothers, Including Ellis Mendenhall, a well known live stockman of South St Joseph. Mo.; Albert of Fort Worth, Tex., and J. It Mendenhall of this city; also four sisters, Andrew C. Drink. PIERRE, a D., Dec It (Special Tele gram.) Andrew C. Brink, one of the leading cltlxens or Pierre, died at his home In this city this afternoon following a stroke of paralysis about ten days age Holds Child Legally Adopted. RAPID CITY, 8. V., Dee. 18.-(Spe-clal.) That the late Chauncey Wood, a well known democratic leader, had three Instead of two children heirs to his es tate was decided by County Judge John ston here in the probate court The court held that Dorothy Wood. an. adopted child of the deceased attorney, had been legally made an heir. Wood left a paper purporting to be an adop tion ot the child, but It was contested by his two sons, Ben and Buelt, as In valid. The court made Dorothy Wood co-heirs with Ben and Buelt An ap peal from the circuit court decision de claring Invalid certain assignments ot rent by Chauncey Wood to his widow Is now being prepared by attorneys for Witness Against Fuel Company Is Arrested SAN PIlANCISCOr Cel., Dec. 11-A fresh scandal broke today in the West cm Fuel case, Just as the trial of eight directors, officers and employes ot the Western Fuel company, was getting -under wny. Th$ defendants are charged with de frauding the government ot customs du ties and full weight on imported cool In an amount approximating $500,000. Ono of tho principal .witnesses before the fedora' grand Jury which found the In dictments' was David Powers, n former employe of the company; whose tstttnony was I'lso relied on by the government to strenKthcn tho present trial. Powers was arrested today, charged with seduction under promise of marriage. Thtre wns an instant cry of "conspir acy" raised by counsel for the govern ineht. and a special session of tho fed cral prand Jury was hurriedly called to Interrogate tho girl in tho case, her father, her attorneys, all the Western Fuol attoneys, and Sidney V. Smith, Jr., also nn attorney ond son ot one pf the (leienoants. Council Bluffs Police Ask Arrest of Hofler The authorities of Harrison county have been asked to arrest Olaf Hofler, a farm hand who worked on a farm near Avoca. Ia.. on the chnrcn nt ntinndnnlnrr tho infant girl who was left, Monday noon, near tho cast ond of the Douglas street bridge Hofler when In Counclt Bluffs gave a check for J10 on a Bhelby bank for Physician's eervlcos rendered tho woman ho said was his wlfo at the time of the birth of the child. The woman's name has not been disclosed by the authorities, hut her parents are said to live at Persia, Ia. The child, when found was thought to be near death, but care given at tho Council Bluffs creche has resuled in saving Us life. Mr. Root Will Not Accept Nomination WASHINGTON, Dee. 18,-Scnator Root declared In the senate today thnt he -could not and would not accept the re publican presidential nomination If It wero offered to him." RUN ON BANCO CENTRAL AT MEXICAN CAPITAL MEXICO CITT. Dec. 16,-Thousands of persons formed lines today nt the doors ol the Banco Central. It was tho only bank In the city that had not refused to rodeem state bank notes. Practically every bill In the city issued by an out side bank was brought to tho central bank for redemption. Many of the neoDle in the linn. ,r. pressed tho intention of closing their ac counts because of stories In circulation as to tho soundness of the central bank Itself, although the bankers iaaued r. vehement denial of the rumors. The central bank is the ntvnt nmnin. tlon of a chahn composed of most of the state banks, but already the paper of ix ouisiae' nanns tnur been refused on account of lack .of. funds in, the central. It Is assumed that the paper of others will be refused when their deposits have been exhausted. WILSON HAS CABINET COUNCIL IN HIS ROOM WASHINGTON. Dec. IS. President WltBon met the mcmbors of the cabinet today, although he Is still suffering slightly from his attack of grip. The session was held in the upper apartments of tho White House bocauso Dr. Grayson insisted on keeping tho president in an even temperature, though he thought It probablo that his patient would be ablo to go out of doors tomorrow. There were no particular subjects of pressing Importance, It was said, which required a cabinet meeting. It was brought about by the president's desire to get in touch with department Jieads again after a week's isolation from offi cial business. Membors ot the cabinet after the meet ing said only routine business had been discussed and that the cabinet meeting Friday would be held as usual. Try a Little Salts and Bladder Salts flushes Kidneys without injury; also neutralises uric acid, ending Bladder irritation Kidney and Bladder weakness result from uric acid, says a noted authority. The kidneys filter this acid from the tlaod and pass It on to the bladder, where It often remains to Irritate and Inflame, causing a burning, scalding sensation, or setting up an Irritation at the neck ot the bladder, obliging you to seek relief two or three times during the night The sufferer Is in constant dread, the water passes sometimes with a scalding sensation and Is very profuse; again, there is difficulty in avoiding it Bladder weakness, most folks call it. because they can't control urination. While It is extremely annoying and some- Announcement Extraordinary ! To Art Lovers and Those Who Seek Artistic Gifts for Christmas Our New York Buyer has just wired us that he has closed a deal that involves 75 beautiful framed oil paintings from a prominent art collector who is retiring from business. We promise the people of Omaha the most remarkable values in genuine oil paintings ever offered by a house in this city. This sale will take place next Saturday. We make this announcement now in order that those who will appreciate beautiful oil paintings at unheard of reductions just be fore Christmas will know what is in store for them next Saturday. Brandeis Stores Wo Invito gift choosers to visit this store where a glance about seems to solv0 the most perplexing Christmas problem. Prices al ways fair. OMAHA'S FASTEST 1510-18-20 FARNAM STREET Number of Idle Men Not Abnormal, Says President Gompers WASHINGTON, Dec 11 President Samuel Gompers of the American Feder ation of Labor told tho houae Judiciary committee today that, while the number of men out of employment In the United Statea might possibly be a trifle above normal, he believed that It was "due to the transition wo are in, rather thnn to any real depression." Mr. Gompers made this statement dur ing the course of an argument for the Bnrtlett bill. He pointed to the recent Indictment of labor leaders in Colorado for violation of the Sherman law to em phasize his contention that they should be exempt from prosecution for combin ing for better wnges and conditions. Waiters in Cleveland Hotels Are on Strike CLEVELAND, O., Dec 16.-Union wait ers to tho number of 125 at the Statler and Hollenden hotols struck today and succeeded In closing the dining room of tho former place, whllo the latter was operating with about half a force. Ef forts to call out wallers at tho Colonial hotel were made and It was aala by union leaders they would Join tho strikers later In the day. Union club and Clevo land Athletic club waiters may also Join the walkout Pickets at tho several hotels are trying to Induce porters, bell boys and other employes to Join the strike. Tho Istrlke was, called at a .meeting of the union early this morning. The waiters demand an increase In pay ot IS a mon(h. Improved conditions as regard tho quar ters of the men are asked, as well as modification of the system of fines and better food. Iowa Progressives to Hold Conference DES MOINES. Ia.. Dec 18,-The pro gresslve party in Iowa will hold a state wide conference In Des Moines on Janu ary 9, according to an announcement by local and state leaders here today. On the preceding evening, January 8, Everett M. Colby, the New Jersey progressive leader, will deliver a lecture on the sub ject "The Progressive Party," and the conference national organizer, W. E. Cad mus, and Mrs. Antoinette Funk, the. sut fragette leader, both ot Illinois, are scheduled to deliver addresses. B. O. Allsworth, state organiser, re ported reorganization work at Keokuk, Burlington, Davenport and Muscatine. if Kidneys Are Troubling You times very painful, this la really one of the most simple aliments to overcome. Get about four ounces of Jad Salta from your pharmacist and take a tablespoonful In a glass of water before breakfast con. tlnue this for two or three days. This will neutralize the acids in the urine so it ne longer is a source of Irritation to the bladder and urinary organs which then act normally again. Jad Salts Is inexpensive, harmless, and Is made from tho acid of grapes and lemon Juice, combined with llthia, and is used by thousands of folks who are sub ject to urinary disorders caused by uric acid Irritation. Jad Salts is splendid for kidneys and causes no bad effects what ever. Here you hare a pleasant (effervescent llthia water drink, which quickly re lieves bladder trouble. jtavertisement The Christmas Cheer of Practical Gift Giving is in the air at this Store Because the things wo sell to gift glyers are tho kind of things that bring lasting enjoy ment as well as imme diate pleasure. No trashy trifles here. Only quality things such as knowing 'men, women and children Would be pleasod to re ceive nnd find satis faction in wearing. GROWING STORE NO DRINKS TO BE SOLD AFTER ON NEW YEAR'S EVE CHICAGO, Dec. IS. Mayor Harrison announced today that no drinks would be sold or served In Chicago restaurants after 1 am. m. on Now Year's eve. "Vou can call that a 'lldless' New Year's eve If you want to." added the mayor, "we cannot close tho cafes as that matter has not been finally passed on by tho courts." Patrons will be permitted to remain In the cafes to consume drinks ordered served before 1 o'clock. TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLAR FRE AT MASON CITY MASON CITY, Ia., Dec l.-(8peclal -. t. u toiij' wio inuming asm- aged tho ICceler building. Banders cafe. Bays Bros, confection? ry, Thompson & Dean grocery nnd Everett Smith grocery to tho amount of J20.000. The Persistent unc Judicious Use ot Newspaper Advertising is tho Road to Business Success. i pmirn m 1. 1 .ami.. . i . . . GET OUR SOUVENIR A Winter Snow Shovel rssB wttk sack tow or coax UHXZX CHKISTMAS. Bine riamed Smoksless Bxosllo Lasts like anthracite. gQ Olympic. lump, Bgg or Kai Tho most popular 80ft cool, ,jg jq Coal Hill Lump, at Coal Hill Wnt, at $6.00 $5.50 Both excellent Illinois coal r?.'.'. $5soo Comet tamp or Hat, at ..i.i.i...,!,.,,.,,,. Black Oem Hut, ' at $5.00 $4.75 Have Children Call for Our Little Santa Glaus. COAL HILL COAL CO. 211 South 16th Street. Aiusumi;.nts. "OMAHA'S PUN CEHTES. WriJtlJ&ttA 'yKatl5.3-50a Evaffs, 16-S8-&0-7bo Bowery BURt-ESQUgRS The Old Bailable, Always Welcome. 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