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THK UEK: OMAHA. WKDNKSDAY. MARCH 22. 192-'.
8 Cutting of Tax Waste Problem for Legislature .Quftion Not Height of LeyUi .but How People Are to Get Mot for Their Money. atta4 tram t Dm.) proMrm, amountintf la the homing, fcediiijf ami tluiliuig ef 6.Ar m. niitc, quite Kood turti city. It U not u'honiftl to rmploy a pur ciuiing agent or bu.itin nunaurr, ' lut lundlrt ((iri in committee. An . I'lc el the nugnMuile ol in Utk t tvrn m the yr.riv coniumption ol . 4H.U00 tone ot to!, i4 hi the em ployment of 750 1toile, A centra! wirchotite might (liable the board to buy ituny lupplirt in larger quanii. tin, direct from factorirt and reship to it inttituliom at needed. There it no creation to rriticUe the irronncl of lhi important itate board. Some of the anpenu temlenta who run the various Mate inttttutioni under it have the id of laving the taxpayer money: other, it may be aoumcd, are putting the people to nredlm rxrnte in petty at. at lui nUayt been dune tu public affair. There it not ai much of this a there uied to be. From the time of Governor Neville all pub be ervire h.i been getting cleaner, l'uhlic ent intent hat been more now erf ul and exacting. The admini tration of city, county and state af fairs is constantly growing in efti cienry and howMy, became the peo ple have demanded it. Advocates Short Ballot. In the course of 'events it is nat ural to suppose that the business of the board of control will be taken over by the department of welfare. Thin has been done in Illinois, which is also under the code system. It is possible that a 'saving could be made by reducing the number of elective officers to the governor and the auditor. The firn reaction of, a fundamental democrat to this sug Rcstion of a snort ballot is apt to be unfavorable and yet it can hard ly be said that the voters actuallv exercise choice in the marking of long ballot filled with the names of contestants for minor offices whom they do not know. At all events it must be admitted that the federal government is more elTicient Iv run than if the voters chose the V.earis of each cabinet department. For one of the greatest financial leaks the people of Nebraska have only themselves to blame. This is in the scattered location of. state in stitutions. Each ooe of these is re parded as a community pork barrel. For years politicians went to the leg islature and returned in disgrace if they had not secured an appropria tion for the establishment of a soldiers' home, an asylum or the like in their district, or at least funds for extending the ones already existing. In the senate the districts having state institutions controlled the majority, and expensive logroll ing by which one group would sup port the dcniitiids of another in re turn for similar appropriations was frequent and tinrebuked by selfish local pride. Logrolling Halted. j mt - . I . I 'n , . i-nc niiugei niii, requiring a iwo fjfths majority for increasing a bud ptt estimate, has stopped some of tins, but there is nothing to prevent ta governor ca?er for votes pander ing to this unwholesome community r.pnetitc which would rather see a reformatory in its limits than a fac tory. The location of state institutionss follows: Schools University of Nebraska, Lincoln; College of Medicine, Oma ha; Normal, Peru; Normal, Kearney; Normal, Wayne; Normal, Chadron; Agricultural school, Curtis: Agricul tural school, Scottshluff; School for the deaf, Omaha; School for the Mtnd. Nebraska City; School for feeble-minded, Beatrice. Hospitals and Asylums Insane hospital, Lincoln; Insane hospital, Norfolk; Insane hospital, Hastings; Orthopedic hospital, Lincoln; Tuber cular hospital, Kearney; General hospital, Omaha. Tl t T Tl '- l it renal insuiuirous jrcimemiary, " T in.Aln, mAn'a rflfAi-matflftf T incrtltl women's reformatory, York; boys' reformatory, Kearney; girls' reforma tory, Geneva; girls' home (unmar ried mothers), Milford. Homes Soldiers' home, Milford; Soldiers' home, Grand Island. Experiment Stations Lincoln, North Platte, Valentine, Curtis, Halseyf Union. Fish Hatcheries South Bend, Dundy county. Could Close One School. Countiner thp normals nnrt the teachers' college at Lincoln, there are five of these training schools in Nebraska. There is waste in this andiif the people really were pinch ing their pennies they would close at least one of them down. Omaha might well be called upon to cede its school for the deaf, Nebraska City its school for the blind, and Beatrice its school for the feeble-minded. Not only would the administration be more efficient, but money would actually be saved by centralizing such institutions. The abolition of legislative logrolling would furnish a large item. The general plan of con centrating state- institutions should be adopted if the taxpayers realize their own best interests. However, no politician could ever be elected on such a platform. It might kill Lin coln to load it with 11 these refuges, but this is what ought to be done. As many as possible should be locat ed m the state capital. Why should there be two soldiers' homes, one in Milford and another in Grand Island, each with an over head that might be reduced by con solidation? Why two fish hatcheries, one at South Bend and the other in Dundy cOunty unless the state treas ury has been sandbagged ? It is true that the experiment stations could not be conducted in a single locality. The university school of medicine probably belongs in Omaha, where ' its students have the advantage of in struction from specialists and en trance to other hospitals. But every one knows of some institution whose location amounts to waste of the public funds. Inspection Agencies Vital The item of regulatory and inspec tion agencies is also a considerable one. Almost everyone is opposed to further additions, but there are few exctDt those who are hit by state luperviioq t)tt fi name one they wuuld dropped, lit nun (ittt the Ire collet i4 py the eipcntrt o this inunction. Tbwecent meet in of atffiiultural rvreienutives trttfi etrn nates t. conmlrr get tuirf more fcdcr.t and tute funds 14 romb.t wheat rut it not in tune with the present wood of the public. However, who wihe to see the in. unction of dairir dune away with? Would it be advUable to rrae in spection of weights and measures, of uil and fcj.olmc' Some are urging that the Ute r&ilwty rmmiioit be abolished and control of local utilities be returned to the cities, the legitlature to dent directly with the railways. The pub lie, however, will tint be willing M give up any agency at long at it believe it rrfeivrs protection from it. fitate txe will he lower for 19--by I.'. 051.755. If the aeed vatu. turn of property is no lower, the mill lew for the general fund will be re duced one-third, from & mills to 2 mills. No doubt some of this will mean a riiiee. "d further public Mfrifires will be firrcary if greater reductions are to follow. I Haiti ami Snow Heme inter Wheat at Upland Upland, Neb., March 2l.-(Spc. cial.) The ram and snow gave the ground here the first good wetting it hit bad fur over six months. Farmer who had examined their wheat were saying it was still alive if only it could have moisture. Now it ha bad the much needed mois ture and no doubt in a few days the miracle of a resurrection will be wrought in the wheat field. The snow was so deep in the hills that the rural route men could not make the eomplete circuit even with a team, l or the first time for many moons hitch rack here were, crowd ed with teams. Hut very few cars were on the streets. Two Parties Develop for Superior City Wert ion Superior, Neb., March 21. Two parties developed at the city caucus held here. The progressive party nominated Frank liosscmeycr, may or: counrilmen. First ward. S. Reed and L. Perry; Second ward, F. Ly man; third ward. Carl Bates; school board, W. F. Gingrich and E. B. Ellison; clerk. Harry Hanna; treas urer, E. O. Ebersole. The conserva tive party nominated William Kcithley, mayor; couiicilmen, First ward, Frank Vcirs; Second ward, John Duwe; Third ward, J. Fitz perand; school board. H. Blackstone and E. A. Jones; treasurer, Harry Hanna; clerk. L. Gregory. 10 Uuildings to Be l'rectcd in Frisco at $10,000,000 Cost San Francisco. Cal., March 21. Announcement that 10 buildings, to cost an asgrcgate of $10,000,000. will be erected near Eighth and Market streets, is made by Arthur F. Ros seau. local real estate operator, fol lowing his purchase of the Mc Crcery estate properly for $1,500,000. By this deal Rousseau becomes the largest holder of Market street frontage, the property having a 275 foot Market street front and 55,000 square fect area. Kearney Directory Disputes Federal Census by 4,570 Kearney, Neb., March 21. (Spe cial.) Kearney's new city directory made its appearance today and the total in number of names 'listed re flects upon the accuracy of the re cent United States census enumera tion. The census gave Kearney credit for having a population slight ly under 8,000, while the city di rectory just compiled and printed lists 12,570 residents Six Men in Race for Gage County. Sheriff Office Beatrice, Neb., March 21. (Spe cial Telegram.) Sheriff J. C. Emery filed today as a candidate for the republican nomination for sheriff of Gage county, making the sixth in the race. The lincun at present con sists of, Paul Actin, B. H. Goble, John Ritterbush and J. C. Emery, republicans; Jesse Walker and Al Mosher, democrats. "Only One Thing Breaks My Cold" THE reGei that Dr. King's New Discovery gives from stubborn old colds, and onrushing new ones, grippe and throat-torturing coughs has made it the standard remedy it is today. Time-tried' for fifty years and never more popular than today. No harmful drugs. You will soon notice the relief in loosened phlegm and eased cough. ' Always reliable, and good for the whole family. Has a convincing, heal; ing taste with all its good median qualities. At all druggilts60 cents. Dr. King's New Discovery For Colds and Coughs The Results of Constipation arc sick headaches, biliousness, sallow skin, waste matter in the intestinal system. Correct this health-undermining condition by taking Dr. King' Pills. 25 cents. AH druggists. B PROMPT! WON'T GRIPE r.Kinffs Fills 111 111! I ADVERTISKMENT OUCH! BACKACHE! RUB LUMBAGO OR STIFFNESS AWAY St. Jacob's Oil stops any pain, so 'when your back is soreand lame, or lumbago, sciatica or rheumatism has you stiffened up, dont' suffer 1 Get a small trial bottle of old, honest St. Jacobs Oil at any drug store, pour a little in your hand, and rub it right on your aching back; and by the time you count 50 the soreness and lameness is gone. Don't stay crippled! This sooth ing, penetrating oil. needs to be used only once. It takes the pain right out Land ends the misery. . It is magical. yet absolutely harmless, and doesn t burn the skin. Nothing else stops lumbago, sci atica, backache or rheumatism so Dromotly. It never disappoints. Sale of Bankers Fire Insurance Company Pauls Negotiation Now LVTer Vy for National Securities" of Omaha to Tale Control. Negotiations are now under way for the file of the Rankers Fire In surance company of Lincoln to the National Securities company of Om aha, according to an announcement by W, B. Young, state insurance conimitiioiier, last night. The contract for the sale has been submitted to Mr. Young and be has iapprovcd of several technical er rors which do not dovetail with the Mate requirements. Mr. Young was of the opinion last night, however, that thee errors can be eliminated and the sale consummated in a short time. The Hankers Fire Insurance com pany was founded by some of the same men as the Hankers Auto In Miraucc company, which failed a couple years ago and some of whose officers are now in the state peni tentiary. At the time of this failure the ktate began to investigate the status of the tire insurance company. As a result the stockholders took hold of the situation, rehabilitated the com pany, put in new officers and placed the concern fully within the re Qin'rements of the state law. Officers of the company state, however, that the odium of the Hankers Auto company has re mained with the concern despite the fcet that it has been on a sound basis and has passed the require ments of the state for several years. This has been given as the reason for the sale to thr Omaha concern. PIIm Cnrwl In in 14 !. nniltU trfiind mtmty If PAW OINTMKVT Mil to rir I'rliln. Blind. Klrxilnf or rrotrurtlnl FllM. Il.ilmillr Rlle llchln I'Un. Oo. Any Knife Can Make the Cross But it takes a real cook to make the bun. Our Hot Cross Buns are delicious, fresh each day, and cramful of raisins and currants. Stop in for a dozen on the way home. The whole family will enjoy them. "Health in Food" XT 1 T cuos Northwest Corner 16th nd Farnam Widow of Man Killed ut DoldV I Awarded $2,100 Lincoln, March 21, (SpecUM Franlt A. Kennedy, ute eompensj. tion romntiftioner, todv ordered that the widow of Dave Wright be awarded $.'.4t)0. Wniil.t was elec trocuted while in the employ of the Do!4 Tacking company, Omaha. Mr. Wright it living at Hay City, Tex. Fartncri Start Sowing of OaU Nfar Heatricc Beatrice. Neb,, March 21. (Spe cial.) A few farmers have Karted towing oats in this section of the state and say that the groinin since the rain Saturday it in fine condi tion for seeding. Nearly three incite of water UU. Yaw Km4 Kt IU. a CM If will lH Ijiii HH'iM') QI'T. MNK TWM whnt you l lb flttt ympioma at a Cold omtne on. A4, )ww . BOW EN'S' Value-Giving Store Special Value ' In Whit Enam.Ud Kitchen Cabinets in Wffl Save time and labor in the kitchen as well as space by having a fully equipped Kitchen Cabinet, A Bowen Special Value White enameled Kitchen Cab inets, with flour bin and sift er"; glass sugar container, glassware in wire rack for. coffee, tea and spices; dust and verminproof bread box; two drawers for kitchen silver and utensils; large compart ment for pans and kettles with separate rack on side for covers and special baked on white enamel table tAA50 top, only " Other Cabinets at corres-. pondingly low prices. It Pays to Read B owen's Small Ads Open a Credit Account With Us mktBowen fa Howard St., bet. 15th and 16th PHONOGRAPHS FOR irte P!!air DOWN We have 120 splendid slightly ' used and demonstrating Phono graphs which MUST BE MOVED THIS WEEK to make room for new stocks now in transit Every one is guaranteed to be : in first-class condition . i They come in all finishes and sizes and are the ones we have taken in exchange on Pianos and Player Pianos. For one dollar down and a few records you select and pay for your choice will be sent to your home. Come in before they are sorted over, and make sure of a . bargain you will always delight in. Jul j This Large Cabinet Phonograph Only $68 The First to Come Get First Choice NOTICE THESE BARGAINS: - - WAS Columbia, Oak 65.00 Columbia, Oak $ 85.00 Columbia, Walnut $165.00 Columbia, Mahogany .$225.00 Columbia, Mahogany .$125.00 Victrola. Oak '..$ 75.00 Victor and Cabinet, Mahogany Victrola, Oak x Columbia, Mahogany ....... Columbia, Fumed Oak ...... Knittel, Oak Rustella, Mahogany Victrola, Mahogany , 75.00 Regina, Mahogany ... ....$175.00 Aeolian Vocation, Mahogany $350.00 Schmoller & Mueller, Oak and Mahogany. .. .$125.00 Schmoller & Mueller, Oak and Mahogany. .. .$140.00 Schmoller Sc. Mueller, Oak and Mahogany.... $175.00 Schmoller & Mueller, Oak and Mahogany. .. .$215.00 Schmoller Sc. Mueller, Oak and Mahogany. . . .$250.00 $100.00 . $ 60.00 $ 32.50 $165.00 $175.00 $125.00 NOW $ 38.00 $ 50.00 $ 92.00 $126.00 $ 75.00 40.00 3900 38.00 22.50 92.00 74.00 68.00 40.00 95.00 $19500 $ 72.00 $ 92.00 $107.00 $152.00 $182.00 $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ MAIL THIS COUPON NAME ADDRESS TEAR OUT THE PHONOGRAPH LIST, nuk a check mark after the Phono graph you are interacted in and mail at once. It will aavo you money. . The Phonographs, all look, sound, and ere a good at new.' Theee bargains will -not last and for SI. OO down cannot be equalled again. This is your chance to own a high grade Phonograph and to pay an ' unheard of low price. SdunolfcrJilkellcrPiQnoGi UM-l6-13-Dod$e St- - - Omaha . 1 rm . - : Wednesday Great Sale of 3,000 Pairs 1 4-, rTK iiSr'llift mil l . Van Raalte Long on 122 W Pair i MJr Silk Gloves Regular 2.50 and 3.50 Values The timeliness of this sale, right at the beginning of the season when j'ou will want to wear silk gloves, further emphasizes the splendid value of the price. These long silk gloves come in plain and novelty effects in shades of brown, sand, pongee, gray, navy, mastic, beaver, white and black. All are first quality pure thread silkmade with double finger tips. 100 Dozen Van Raalte Samples, Novelties in Short Gloves and a Few Gauntlets Will be included in this sale. Size 6V& only. Sale starts promptly at 9 a. m. An early attendance is advised. Main Floor North Wednesday, Sale of 400 Silk Jersey and Taffeta PETTICOATS 2.29 400 Petticoats of a desirable Quality in all the ne tv Spring shades, with flounces and triminings'in contrasting colors pleated, ruffled, banded and embroidered. This is an advantageous opportunity to buy your season's supply. " Extra Size Silk Petticoats 200 extra size petticoats, all full cut in silk jersey or taffeta. Priced 3.19. Second Floor South Sale of Sheets and Pillow Cases Tubing, Sheeting Standard Brands , . No Mail or Phone Orders Filled. 25 Cases of the Celebrated Utica and Mohawk Sheets, Pillow Cases and Sheeting Two of the best known brands, justly famous foi their wearing and washing qualities. An offering of unusual importance because of the quality of the merchandise and the extreme low prices quoted. For instance: . .' - Utica Sheets and Pillow Cases 1.39 39c 37c Utica Sheets Bleached and seamless, 72x99 inches, regular price 2.00, now, Utica Pillow Cases 45x36; regular priee 55c ; now, 5 Utica Pillow Cases 42s36, regular price 53c, now, Mohawk Sheets and Pillow Cases Mohawk Seamless Sheets 72x99, regular - OQ price 1.85", now, XdU Mohawk Pillow Cases 45x36, regular price, 48c, now Mohawk Pillow Cases 12x36, regular price, 45c; now, 35c 33c Bleached Sheeting Five cases of a genuine eastern make with .heavy linen finish, at less than present mill cost 9-4-81-inch QO 8-4-72-inch sheeting, yard, O U s sheeting, yard, We reserve the right to limit quantities. 36c Unbleached Mohawk Sheeting 9-4-81-inch sheeting of superior construction and unbeatable for wear ; easily bleached in laundering ; regularly A worth 70c ; for Wednesday, per yard, Tct) C Limit of 10 yards to a customer. Unbleached Sheeting 9-481-inch width, a heavy round thread quality; exceptional value while it Q'7 1 n lasts, per yard, O I "21 Bleached Sheets With French Center Seams 72x90 inches, hemmed ready for use; regularly worth KQ S9c, for Wednesday, WOK Bleached Utica Sheeting 10-4-90-inch width, known throughout the United States as one of America's best makes of sheeting. This desirable width, for KpT Wednesday, regularly worth 85o, per yard Limit of 10 yards to a customer. Scalloped Pillow Cases Made of good quality of muslin with deep hand cut scallops; 42x36-inch size; QC regular 39c value, eaeh, aa'DC Pillow Tubing 5,000 yards unbranded and unbleached, of a quality superior to Aurora or Pepperell, 5 to 15-yard lengths in various widths; an extraordinary -j QX value, per yard, . x02v Unbleached Sheeting 5,000 yards 48 and 50 inches wide, a heavy round thread quality in long mill lengths suit able for single bed sheets, pillow cases, house dresses, aprons and other uses; worth 3dc to 39c; Ol 1 Wednesday, per yard, BasementNorth Housefurnishing Specials Sarbage Pails Five-gallon size, made of galvanized iron with bale and cover, special, at the very low price of, 89 Lunch Kits With Pint Vac uum Bottle Full size black enameled steel kits with handle, very specially priced at 1.69 Fifth FloorWest Wash Boilers 'No. 9 size, made of galvanized iron with tight fitting cover and wooden handles; specially priced at 1.49 , French Mirrors With prints at top - ' Specially Priced: One style, 6x26 . 1 1Q Inches, " Ai. Another itjle, 8x30 O OQ Inches, A.&V Sixth Floor South