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Beatrice Daily Sun (Newspaper) - January 29, 1913, Beatrice, Nebraska A STRICTLY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER BEATRICE DAILY DEVOTKD TO BEATRIOEAND IF YOU DONT BEE XT IN THE XT DIDNT HAPPEN XI WEDNESDAY 176 FAROE ESTATE BRINGS BIG SUM Bold at Referees Sale Yesterday to Five Parties for AVERAGED AN ACRE Biggest Sale of the Kind Con summated in Oage County for Some One of the biggest land sales made in Oage county in some lime was consummated yesterday at the court house when the ITcye Panic estate of 560 acres lo cated in Hanover and Hooker townships was sold by K for to five residents of this The land averaged per and a number of farmers from Adams and jntlier places in the county were in attendance many of whom bid on the The attorneys in jthe case were Terry and those interested arc of the opinion that the which in so mo of the best farms in jGagc sold very Following is a list of those who purchased the big estate John Jnrgens bought the north half of the northwest quar ter for John Duitsinan bought the Northeast quarter for William Parde purchased the north half of the northwest quar ter for The old home place comprising the southwest quarter of was sold to Tutter widow inf the late lleye for Peter Parde purchased the jnorth half of the southeast qnar for All the purchasers of the land tore substantial German residents of Gage and the prices paid by them show that they have all the confidence in the world in this section of the state IRK a farming who are soon io locate in Deuel and and who will soon move to Lincoln to make their About one hundred guests were in A good program was rendered after which refreshments were As MrsNeilson and Sherrill are members of the aid society they were remembered with som nice The affair was a very enjoyable and expressions of regret were heard on every hand over the removal of these estimable people from Gage CITYTO INSTALL WATER METERS Commissioners Take Up Work Where Left of 1200 Consumers Have PRESENT SYSTEM WASTEFUL Between and Gallons of Water Being Pumped At the meeting of the city com missioners yesterday afternoon it was decided that the water meters be installed without fur Commissioner Field that about two hundred fifty meters have been put whereas the city has twelve hun dred consumers and nine hundred fifty meters are on The meters are put in at actual for the meter and a charge for The answer questions as to their in lllc which faction with rates charged and already installed is only service It is the belief aml llie Clty wi at oncu of the management that there is on the part of the people who use a demand for a reduction in The consumers have been paying their and pro tests are exceptional and not the HOW ABOUT YOUR GAS RATES AND SERVICE The Gage County Gas Light and Power company is planning to take a referendum vote of its consumers upon questions ini volvcd in the litigation now pend ing before the federal court at Gas consumers will be asked to It is the companys theory that the litigation brought by the city about a year ago was not iu re sponse lo a popular but rather in response to an itching for a lawsuit in certain There is a likelihood that the case will be brought to trial within a short time and the attitude of consumers in the matter will no doubt have an CONGREGATIONAL SUNDAY SCHOOL CONFERENCE The Sunday school conference of the Congregational church for this which includes the towns of Cla Liberty and oth ters in this section of the was held yesterday afternoon and last evening at the Congregational church with about fifteen dele gates in OBrien of Kansas City and Bnell of Grand who have charge of the conferences in this gave addresses at both sessions along Sunday school The afternoon session Was devoted to the discussion of gen eral Sunday school and the explanation by OBrien of the statewide contest for a lov ing banner and OBrien began addressing the meetings at Franklin two weeks and that time has addressed tea of Among the who at tended the conference yesterday Packard and Gilmore of Liberty La v Rutter and Car penter of Cortland Hoake ol ANNUAL MEETING OF MEDICAL SOCIETY meeting of the Gage County Medical Society was held at the armory at AVymore af The meeting was well attended by the medics of the COaf ford of Wyaiore read a paper on Fracture of the and Personal Experi ences with Sore was the subqject of a paper read by Yoder of Fall invited the mem bers of the society to meet at his TWO COUPLES GIVEN I FAREWELL RECEPTION and the collecting flip balance due and lurn it over to the The nometer system has paused a waste of During the extreme eold the amount of water pumped ran as high as two million gallons in a This is fur beyond actual and imposes a heavy bur den of expense upon the Fire Chiefs Annual Chief Woelke reported upon thcf work of his department for the past ending December Most of the fires were by use of the chemi cal Since the policy was adopted last October of blowing the fire whistle only for serious the somber voice of alarnn lias been The report follows Number of fires Number of feet of hose laid gallons chemicals feet cheiriical hose Distance to and from miles Time at hours Value of buildings Value of contents Total Insurance Insurance buildings in this April to cele brate the twentyfifth anniver sary of his arrival The officers chosen for the en suing year are President Be Vice president Gil Secretarytreasurer The board of censors are Clifford of Schooling of Blue Springs Bachle of ALDRICH EXPLAINS POSITION TO COMMITTEE cial Explanations from Ex Governor Aldrich featured a i a meeting of the house committee on water and power in which he explained Miis position before he left office president of the hoard of irrigation which granted tho power arid water rights on the Platte and Loup to1 private Last week the governor was at a committee meet ing byt B Ilowell 1j Total Fire loss on Inilfdings Fire loss on fire loss DIVORCE CASE BEING WARMLY CONTESTED The divorce case of Catherine othast against David Pothast egan yesterday morning in dis court and is being bitterly The parties of the suit re side near Cortland and the court room1 was crowded all day with eople from that About wo witnesses will be Pothast was on the stand all morning and testified that her uisband is man with an uncon trollable temper rtnd at times is mentally She stated he was guilty of extreme cruelty toward herself and their live children and dfiven his fam ly from homea number of She claims that her husband is th at least owning a 1 farm near Cortland and two arte farms in the western part ot and she desires suffit t alimony to care for herself Pothast asks for he custo cie ant 1 dy of their states that the Oust ant fear MATTLEY GIVES LOAN SHARKS A GRILLING sharks were placed on the grill here today by OMattley of Lincoln in an address before the meeting of the Nebras ka conference on Charities and Mattley declared that there were nine loan sharks doing busi in the open in the city and possibly two more in state laws to govern these men and prevent overcharging on the amount of A meeting the Blues was hold at the commercial club last and a plan of campaign was mapped out the securing of Two squads of five each will start this morning in cr Ifyouare not minor children and children live in of their Three of the Mil ton and went on the stand and stated that their father was extremely cruel toward them and their mother and would at times ly into a rage at the least provo Alilton stated that at one time lis fat her Avhipped him with a a res ident of that also testi fied for the Although not all of the wit nesses for the plaintiff had been on the stand three of the defend ants Avilnesscs were called late in the They were Alva Ada Comp ton and MrsJohn all neighbors of the who stated Hint they had been at the Pothast home a number of times ind failed to see any action of the defendant which would lead a person to believe that he was guilty of the charges preferred against him by his The case will be continued this Pothast is repre sented by Attorney Killcn and Attorneys Ilaziett Jnck represent PASS THE RIVERS AND HARBORS BILL The house passed the rivers ami harbors bill today carrying with it forty millions without an The motion of Cal Jaway to recommit the bill with instructions to limit the expendi tures for the Atlantic intercoas tal canal was voted down by a vote of 160 to This said Call away pust before the vote on the bill ivas is a scheme to rifle treasury ofthe United and if the people knew of it they kick the men responsible out of this WILL PROTECT WORKING GIRLS Resolution Introduced to Inves tigate Labor Conditions in the LOW WAGES ARE PAID THEN Committees Will Take Junketing More Dope for Nebraska thorough investigation into the conditions and wages un der which the of the state was provided for in resolution introduced in the house by Representative and it passed unani Representative fuller of Scvviird was made the chairman of the committee with seven other members to conduct the investi That many of the working girls arc laboring for from to per week was stated in the resolu tion and the committee has full power to look into the records and books of the corporations and summon witnesses lake testi mony under Working con ditions iu the packing houses may also be looked Jerry How ard of South Omaha is responsible for Committees Will Three members taken from four different committees on state in stitutions will visit the stale buildings which fall under their was the decision of tho house in another This takes the place of the JMather resolution which provides a com mittee of five to conduct a jun keting To Prohibit Racial Intermarriage The bill prohibiting marriage of people of different races was recommended by the judiciary committee for The hill for sterilization of males con victed of incest and other crimes against females was rec ommended for indefinite post The committee recom mended for passage the bill pro viding for a repeal of the joker passed in on taxation and exemption of and will introduce six bills recommended by MCain of Schiiyler to cut off delays in No Dope for The house recommended passage as a committee of SPEAKER CLARK WANTS BETTER ATTENDANCE Washington Clark has addressed let for the the bill making it a fel ony to sell dope to state peni tentiary To Probe State The committee recommended to investigate the misuse of state fluids and alleged graft reported to the house Tuesday that this body work with the committee working on the business methods practiced in state Several things have already taken The committee calls attention to the of Former Auditor pointing out that state university professors have been off duty on full that a vet gitation of Dean Burnett of the College of Regent 3opcland and Chancellor Avery or university A resolution was passed asking or the of a legisla te committee to visit the city the same as had been one on the farm TEXAS JUDGE AFTER STANDARD OIL MOGULS Jers to the democratic the of tend the sessions regularly and aid in getting the impor tant measures before March The speaker decjures it would be a reflection on the democratic majority if great v of bills should go to the extra ftit pay roll of the been I collecting private pay for killing that the secretary the rural life com mission has been allowed by a commissioner pay at 20 dollars per month for fourteen in Gage where the law on selling fish is not clear parties have been fined and oth crs free after being charged THE Forecast i Fair and er udge Meek today mailed o New York warrants for the ar sts of three Standard Oil offi He announced that if any ifficulty is encountered1 in niak ig the he will send Texas fficers after the who ara anted in the United States dis court here To his comment regarding At orney General AVjckershams ac ion in not ordering the arrest of lie three men ou warrants from Judge Meek today dded an explanation of his criti saying that he did not ho ove Wickershain fully under tood the nature of the Tho three men charged with iolating the Sherman antitrust aw in Texas are John Arch and IHORUS GIRL LEFT OUT OF FATHERS WILL ian former New York ihorus who was acquitted vilh Elsie Conrad of the charge f assaut by shooting is bequeathed and ore and affection of her atrick whose will has nst been probated Stella former ife of a Nevada millionaire anJ ister of Miss is left the i 1f Tho estate is given uu eservedly to another Sereno Gal of WANT ALBERT LAW RIGIDLY ENFORCED enforcement of the Albert law was requested of the tate officials in a resolution assed here today at a meeting of he Nebraska church The resolution was adopted uianimously and action was aken to influence the legislature lot to repeal the WARDEN FENTON 18 TAKEN SERIOUSLY ILL the new executive at the state prison akeu seriously ill Monday night and removed to a local hospital vhere he underwent an fe was reported at a late hour oday to be out of danger resting t n CRUISER CALIFORNIA v BADLY DAMAGED mystery surrounded j accident to the cruiser California which drydocked at Mare Island seventyfive feet stove No one ioard would explain the cause J i
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