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THE BEK: OMAHA, "WEDNESDAY, .1 TNE 10, 1914. BOY'S STORYSAYES M'KENNA Colored Youth's Testimony Frees In dicted Man in Federal Court. YOUNGSTERS ENTER A COMPACT l'lii Mlnl I n In llnsfnr .Thf-H A'urrr to Snrnr thnt Anr'nsrtt Sinn Mmle Them Stent for Illm. Arrested after a five-block chase, ilur Inff which city detective emptied their revolvers at him. Indicted by a fedoral grand Jury, and attor laylns; In Jail tyr more than seven months, Kdward Me Kenna was freed In the United Btales dis trict court, when, on the motion of A. W. Lane, United Btates district attorney, Judffe Smith McPhcrson directed a ver dict tor the defendant, because one llttlo colored boy, llenny Welch, from the stater reformator, told the truth, thereby ex posing tho perjury of five other lads ranging from 12 to 16 years In age. Special officers of tho Union Pacific DON'T SUFFER WITH ITCHING --USE RESINOL My, -what relief!-Tho moment Heslnol Ointment touches any Itching skin, tho Itching stops and healing begins. With the aid of Reslnol Boap, It quickly re moves all trmses o ccrema, rash, tetter, ringworm, jrtmplca or other ugly, torment-. Ins; eruptions, and leaves tho skin clear and healthy. It Is equally effective for sores, bollcs, burns, red, rough hands, dandruff and falling linlr. , Tou need never hesitate to use IteslnoJ. It fs a doctor's prescription, that has been used by othcr physicians for tho past 19- years In the trealmenUgf .moat sorta of skin affections. Unlike many othes remedies, It contains absolutely nothing: that could Injure tho tcndcreBt skin. slnol-Olntmont and Reslnol Soap are sold by all druggists, Trial free; Write to Dept. 20-tl, Iteslnol, lialtlmore, 3!d. Look out for worthless Imitations. 7 Every Woman Can Use and ought to uso occasionally, a proper remedy for tho headache, backache, languor, nervousness and depress ion to which she may bo subject These troubles and others are symptoms of debil ity and poor circulation caused by indigestion or constipation found a number of lad around a box i ar which had been opened In their yards In October. 19t3. Benny Welch, colored, Mike and Hob Stevens. Harry Hrnwn, John Moore and Willie I.eho, the first three now serving sentence In the state reformatory, were taken In custody, and sent to the deten tion home shortly after the robbery oc curred. At the h ft ring they told officers and court officials that MeKenna by threats of violence had forced them to assist him In breaking Into the car and stealing the syrup. Morr Told nt llenrlna. This story was told at the hearing of McKenna's case before United States Commissioner Herbert 8. Daniel and again repeated licfore the federal grand Jury. As a result MeKenna was Indicted -n three counts, for breaking and entering box cars loaded with freight In Interstate shipment The Jury was Impaneled In tho federal court before Judgo Hnilth Mcpherson Monday. Tho boys were put on the witness stand, one by one, and they told the same story they had related before th commissioner and the grand Jury. This director's work. morning, Benny Welch, aged 12 years, now serving a sentence at the stato re- fnrmHtnrv nl KrAmv. tnnU thit alun.1. He contradicted the tale of the other five J lads who had preceded him and under the examination of A. W. Lane, United States J attorney at Lincoln, the truth was dl; .vulged. Denny stated that MeKenna had not been at tho robbery of the car at all. He nald tho boys themselves broke tho seal on tho door and when stealing the .yrup wcro caught. Ho further said that whllo they wero at tho detention home thoy devised tho Idea of placing thu Manic on MeKenna and that their former stories were lies. Then, one by one, ths other five bpya took the witness stand, nn(l admitted that they had perjured themsolvoH to avoid punishment and had tried to place the blame on MeKenna. A. W. Lane, prosecuting the case, then moved a directed verdict for the defendant r.nd It was ordered by Judge Smith Mc l'lierson and MeKenna was freed. Tho boys wero given a stinging rebuke by Judge Mcl'heison and all of them were tnken In custody by Mogy Bernstein, Juvenile officer, who says he will see that tho lads are tried for tho offense of which they have admitted their guilt. UNDERTAKERS IN SESSION State Association Using Telephone Building for Convention. MEETING LASTS THREE DAYS Falina to Pertain to Vnrlnns Meth ods of Cnndnctlnoc Fnnrrnl and In Aerrer Sjstrm of tSmhnlinlnpt, The entire two-story building formerly the telephone exchange of the Independ ent Telephone company, Twentieth and Harney streets. Is temporarily turned Into a first-class display house for under takers' stock. The twenty-ninth annual session of the Nebraska Funeral Direc tors' association Is being held there. From tho lobby Just Inside the Entrance through all the rooms of the first floor are placed splendid caskets, floral wreaths, shrouds and all tho various equipment that goes with the funeral The stock has been brought In by the agents of the big supply hodses, who are anxious to show their goods here while they have a large group of the most enterprising funeral directors of the state Into one group. Pome seventy-five are registered and the convention started on scheduled time More are expected to arrive for the re maining sessions and the business meet ing. The convention is to hold three days, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Mayor James C. Dnhlman delivered his characteristic address of welcome. Presi dent Castle of Lincoln Is III and could not be present. Ileports of the secretary, treasurer and others occupied the fore noon session. RYDER ACCUSES BUTLER Street Commissioner Declares Refer ences Made Were Malicious. COST STATEMENTS ARE MADE nt Increased Expenditures flefr.rred To Merlins; Were Spent In Cleaning; find nepnlrtng City lflghTrnys, BAUGHMAN IN BAD SHAPE FOLLOWING SUNSTROKE Police Officer Joe Baughraan, who suf fered a sunstroke a week ago, was taken to the Emergency hospital yesterday suf fering from a touch of typhoid fever. Baughman ts married and has several children. His condition is critical. In a statement made of rcord Strei. Commissioner J. J. Ryder, atya mcetlnc of the city commission, attacked City Commissioner Dan B. Butler for "glvln; out malicious statements" concerning the expenditure of money by the head of the street department, whom Butler accused of trying to build "political fences." Commissioner Ityder reafi his statement, nt the conclusion of which Commissioner Butler summoned tho reporter who had written the story alleged to have eman ated from the comptroller's office. The reporter said ho did not secure the sta tistics from Butler or any of his assist 1 ants, but from the monthly statement Is sued by Butler's office. At the conclusion of his statement Com missioner Ryder declared vehemently that no commissioner had a right to "assume that arty other commissioner was crooked and In case he believed such commlsslontr crooked, charges should bo filed wtlh the mayor and a trial had." Ityder's Statement. Commissioner Ryder's statement fol lows: At this date ne have balances In the three divisions of our department funds In the following amounts: Inc. in 1911. 1913. Appr. Street cleaning 33,45T.17 $34,933.93 $2,600.09 Curb, gutter and paving M.097.60 35.481.76 Street repair grade 1S.S30.38 12,122.22 2.6C0.W In March of this year we had two very heavy snow storms that blocked traffic. This department proceeded to clear the btreeta In the shortest possible time, and we were complimented for so doing by the general public One storm caused an expense of approximately $2,600. The other Involved an expenditure which brought the total expense for the month of March to the sum of $8,142.40, an In- , rrase mcr the expense for March, 913, of Si $4 36 In April, the city council, on my motion, ordered a general clean-up of the entlro city. Tbta clean-up extended over th- latter two-thirds of the month of April, and Involved an Increase of expense over tho month of April. 19 3. of Thus. In two months an Incrcass or $.. Is accounted for. Against this, our accounts snow a de crease of expense of In February (the first month I was In charge) jn a decrease of expense In May of hr.i.. In the department of street cleaning. In the curb, gutter and paving account we show a decreaso In February. 1914. of $4.16, as compared with the same month In 1913; an Increase In March of $194.72, a decrease In April of $2S9.54, and a decrease In May of J1.53M0. In the street repair grade expense rem show decreases of expense for the montna I have been In charge of JSR4S In Feo ruary. $470.S8 In March, $467.M In April and $107.73 In May. IIiKh School Cndet Kncnmpment. VISITORS' DAY SPECIAL. SERVICE. The Northwestern I,lpo wilt run a spe cial train to Missouri Valley and return Thursday, June 11, to accommodate) visitors to tho encampment. Train will leave Omaha Union station at 9 a. m.t returning will leave Missouri Valley at 6.30 p, m. are at onco safe, certain and convenient Thoy clear tho system and purify tho blood. They ex ert a general tonic cfTcct and insure good health and strength, so that all tho bodily organs do their natural work without causing Buffering. Every woman of the thousands who havo tried them, knows that Bcechnm's Pills act To Certain Advantage Dlncdaai vita Iwry Bs J SswUI Vtlu ! Wi StMtrtmnW. la Wtw, lc tx. Government Sends Out Call for Men to Work in Harvest To assist the United States Department of Labor In supplying harvest hands In the grain belt, tho call for help Is being pushed through the postorflco depart ment, rostinuHtor John C. Wharton of Omaha having received the first bulletin, which will be posted In the postofflco lobby. It Is estimated that 70.000 men will be needed In Kansas and Missouri, at wages ranging from $2 to $3.60 a day and board. The tyork In Kansas will prob ably last from ninety to 120 days, while there will be from threo to six months work In Missouri. Beginning July 15, the South Dakota harvest will open, and thoro will be many men ncded there at wages ranging from $2 to $X60 a day with board. Considerable of tho former wheat acreage la In corn and alfalfa, and mnny win una employment nusKing corn through the fall. People to Vote on Bond Issue for a New City Jail Petitions asking the city commission ! to submit to tho people the proposition of issuing bonds sufficient to build a new city Jail are being circulated. The petition reads; Wo. the underalsnod residents of the city of Omaha, behoving as wo do that I tho city Is In need of a new building for a city J au ana puuuc court, ror the reason that lite Duimmg now located nt Kiovenm and Dodgo streets Is unsanitary, Inade quate and unfit, because of lack of room and deterioration, for the purposes above mentioned, respectfully petition your hon orable body that a proposal for the Irsu Ing of bonds for tho purpose of erectmx a new city Jail ho submitted to the alec- tors of tho city of Omaha at the next ensuing general election. Police Commissioner A. C. Kugel, who Is having the blank petitions struck off, believes the people will, If properly In formed, support a Jail bond Issue. Robbers Leave Only- Vest for Victim With only his vest left to cover his nakedness, Matt Kenson, Berry county, Missouri, made his way from Eighth and Davenport streets to police headquarters early In the morning to complain of being assaulted and robbed by a negro "strong arm" man. Ilenson said he had been drinking when he was met by the negro, who offered to Rtilde him to a retort. Instead, he was taken to a secluded spot, beaten .ver the , heud with a lead pipe and robbed. The j on hla victim, but took his hat, ahocs, coat, punts, underwear and socks. The ! vest was dropped a few feet away from Kenson' s unconscious form. Police stir- scons sewed up a gaping scalp wound I In his head. HARD COLDS When they first come, the best time to break them up. One standard remedy AVer's Cherry Perioral. Sold for 70 yessrm. Ask Your Doctor. tJEiftTtfii A Mure thnt Won't Ileal quickly relieved and helped by liucklen'a Arnica Salve. Helps piles and the worst bores 26c. All druggists. Advertisement. CHILDREN TEETHING MRS. WINSLOW'S SOOTHING SYRUP USED BY MILLIONS OF MOTHERS Ton THBEC ui?NEIUT!ONS RUPTURE Mad strong ana wll in few days without a surgical operation or loss of urns. Our work U STusrunteed. Call or write for particulars. Osm. Wray & Math soy, m u. uiuc Good Rains Fall Over Most of State Heavy rains were reported in many sections or Nebraska Monday night, the greatest precipitation being at Greeley I Center, where a total of 1H Inches was recorded. Over the Wymore, Omaha and Lincoln divisions of the Burlington there were showers ranging from one-quarter to one Inch. The Northwestern reported rain along their lines In northern and eastern Nebraska, between Verdigris and Hadar, J'remont and Llnwood and bwing. At Omaha, the precipitation was .15 Inch. Acute Indigestion. "I was annoyed for over a year by at tacks of aoute Indigestion, followed by constipation," writes Mrs. 11. J. Gal lagher, Geneva, N. T. "I tried evefy thing that was recommended to me- for this complaint, but nothing did me much good until about -four months ago I saw Chamberlain's Tablets "advertised and procured a pottle of them from our drug gist. I soon reallied that I had gotten the right thing for they helped me at once. Since taking two bottles of them I can cat heartily without any bad ef fects ' Bold by all druggists, Adver tisement 3 a ilHiilisHA iiUJiljK ihBa wi jCiB While the Supply Lasts A Hand -Painted Japanese Silk "TEAPOT59 Pin Cushion To Every Purchaser of 10c Worth of TUXEDO Tobacco This beautiful little novelty will delight every lady who receives one. It is an excellent pin cushion and will make a dainty, attractive ornament for the dressing table. Take home, a tin of TUXEDO, and take your wife this pretty "Tea' Pot" Pin Cushion. 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FREE This Free "Tea Pot" Pin Cushion is offered by the enterprising merchants whose names appear below. Their supply of Pin Cushions is limited and they can not obtain more so call on the nearest of these up-to-date dealers right away. Get 10c worth of Tuxedo and ask for the "Tea Pot" Pin Cushion, FREE. H. RESKL1N & SON, 1405 Douglas St. WM. BENNETT, 718 S. 10th St. JOE BENROSE, 1800 X. 24th St. CITY NATL. CIGAK CO., 40S S. 10th St. MRS. J. 51. HLOOM, 4022 N. 24th SU 1. CULLEN, 721 Park Ave. V. DUSATKO, 1204 N. 13th St . PURRAN CIGAR STORK, 317 8. 17th St. G. C. GAHAGEN, 1012 S. 10th St. E. N. GAUIIREAN, 2320 IAY?mvorth St. GETTEN & W1CKHAM CIGAR STORE, 511 S. 10th St. GETTEN & WICKIIAM CIGAR STORE, 1322 Farnam St. GEO. A GRAHAM, 810 8. 15th St. THE AMERICAN TOBACCO COMPANY R. H. GOFF, 200 8. 14th St. P. GREENRERG, 500 S. 10th St. O. G. HARIiQUIST, 2717 Leavenworth SU n. ITUMPERT, 2300 S. 10th St. nANSOOM PARK FnAR., Park and Woolworth. E. V. HECnT, 40th anil Hamilton SU. HOLSTS PHARMACY, 2702 earning St. JOHN'S CIGAR STORE, 10th and Harney Sts. G. M. JEWELL, 1124 Howard St. CHAB. JACOBSEN, 4418 N. 24th St. K. & M. CIGAR 8TORE, 10th and Dodge SU. H. 8. KING, 2238 Farnam St. METROPOLITAN FOOL HALL, 1518 Capitol Ate, E. KARSCn, Vinton and Elm SU. J. LEWS, 10th and Clark SU. C. C. LOGAN, Florence, Neb. LYMAN- & BRENNAN, 220H S. 10th SU. M. MACE CIGAR CO., 1512 Harney SU MODEL POOL HALL, 1822 Douglas St. MYERS-DILLON I)RlTG CO. 10th and Farnam SU. N MANTELL CO., 1808 Farnam SU PHIL. G. MOELLER, S412 Cuming St. M. MOSHER CIGAR CO., Cor. Farnam & 13th SU. NORMAN'S PLACE, 510 8. 10th SU OMAIL TOBACCO CO. 1404 Douglas SU G. O'TOOL, 2024 Leavenworth St. L. D. PICKARD, 17th- and Vinton SU. PHELPS CIGAR CO., 1304 Farnam SU TONY POSPI8IL, 1205 S. Oth St. C. n. RICHARDS, 2223 Cuming SU WM. RHYN, 710 No. 10th SU D. J. SCHMIDT, 1023 Leavenworth 8U SEILER DRUG CO., 213 N. 25th SU LOUIS J. SWOnODA. 1250 8. 10th SU GEORGE SIERT, Florence, Neb. CARTER LAKE PHAR3L, 10th and Sprague SU. ERNK8T n. TINDELL, 2003 Military Ave., Benson, Neb. TRACY BROS CO,, 1415 Douglas St. TRACY BROS. CO., 1523 Douglas St. UNITED CIGAR STORE, 10th and Howard. fr a iimr ti UNITED CIGAR STORE, 1402 Farnam SU UNITED CIGAR STORE, 1524 Farnam St. WENSTRAND BROS., 10th and Dodge Sts. WALKIXSHAW & HOUSE, 300 S. 10th SU WALNUT HILL PnAR., 40th and Cuming Sts. MRS. C. A. WOLF, 2403 Leavenworth St. J. S. WINEINGA, 2404 Leavenworth St. YAVERK BROS., 2001 Sherman Ave. J. B. GRAHAM, 2353 S. 20th St. SOUTH OMAHA CONTINENTAL CIGAR & NEWS STAND, 438 N. 24th St. O. CHR1STENSEN, 2423 N SU ERNEST E. DERRY, 410 H N. 24th SU A. HARM, 444 N. 24th SU IRA D. KIGHT, 3030 L St. DANIEL LAWYER, Under Q St. Viaduct H. McKEARNEY, 301 X. 33d St. BnOWN PARK PHAR., 2102 Q St. WALTER .1. SLATE, 302 N. 20th St. A. SORENSON, 20th and Q Sts. STOCK EXCHANGE BLDG. TOBIN'S PHARMACY, 2!th and N SU. H. flTANEK, 24 th and L SU.