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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE : SUNDAftr MAKOH 16 , 1SOO.-3IXTEEN PAGES.
HERALDS OF CLAD TIDINGS
Otnnha as a City of
THE JOURNALS AND THEIR WORK
All riciKiinln.illoiM Jlopreicntcil
Ocnrrnl Review olthe Domes of
I'ulplt ntul Pew During the
Oninlin'a UrllKloua Pa crs.
Omaha in regarded ns a very gny ownbut
a pliito that supports so many splendid and
bright and prosperous church papers must
certainly contain considerable religious sent
tlment. There Is probably no city of its
Blzc In the country that can boust of more or
bettor religious papers than Oinntia. All
the sheets are managed by ministers and
comprehend some of the best inliiisterl.il
talent In the city , Below Is given a sketch
Ot the best known papers :
The Midland Is not , as many suppoao ,
merely n local church paper , but Is u roll-
gioun journnl of general circulation. It has
nlrcndy several thousand subscribers.
Whllo its local patronage Is excellent und
While it has largo lists in lown nnd Ne
braska , yet its largest list by statcn Is In Illi
nois. It Is reported to have the largest cir
culation of any protcstant paper between
Chicago and San Francisco and nortti of St.
Louis , nnd the sumo Is Increasing rapidly.
Its not gain In the last six months has
bocn about 'JO per ccut.
The Midland Is so named because It Is pub
lished and circulates most extensively in the
central part of the country. It receives its
nub-head , "Tha I'nltod Presbyterian of the
West , " bccnuto it Is published in the inter-
nut of that denomination , nnd especially in
the interest of thu western part of tno
rbiiroh. 'Iho paper was founded January.
IBS ) , in St. Louis , Mo. Sceiug the advan
tages of Umahn as a more central city , and
and the advantages that a paper of u gen
eral circulation would bring to the church in
Omaha , it was bought by Rov. E. B. Graham
in IbSti nnd moved to this city. By Its information -
formation concerning the church nnd the
city , it IIIIH bocn the means of bringing a
largo number of its church people to Omaha.
A paper of Its character is an advantage
to tliu city as well as to the cliurcn.
The paper is doing a great work in bringing
Immigrants to settle in different places of
our 4ttato. Church people wish to locate
ivboro they can Hud a church of their choice.
'Through this paper ministers nnd
congregations have advertised large
ly nnd brought to our city
many of the best class of cit-
l/ens. Such n paper ns the Midland is regarded
garded ns being of no small benefit to our
city nnd to our state , because these papers
are not so generally known among business
men , they do not rcali/o the vnluo and the
Importance of such periodicals. No ngoncy is
doing more tu build up the western country ,
than the churches ana the miuistcrs who ad
vertise through the church papers so largely
tbo tulvantagcs of this country , and urge
their brethren in the cast to couio and EOttlo
Tlio editors und publishers of the Midland
in St. Louis wore : Rev , W. P. M'Nary , D.D , ,
ana Rov. A. il. Harshaw. After moving
the paper to Omaha , for a time Mr. Graham
was solo proprietor and editor , although ho
Jind the assistance of Dr. M'Nnry und others.
ln 16b9 the Midland publishing company was
formed , with the following directors : John
Li. M'Cague , J. A. Henderson , John William
son , W. M. Lorimer and E. B. Graham. Mr.
Graham owns a controlling interest in the
company , nnd Is its president and the man
aging editor of the paper.
SInce coining to ho city the circulation has
doubled. Its prospect fur the future is most
excellent. It is the only paper of this de
nomination vest of PIttsburg. It is a lively ,
vigorous and wdc-awauo ! paper , and is dis
posed to atUoeattr-aml encourage what Is
linnwti us the liberal and progressive ele
ment Iu that rather conservative church.
Tlln CKXTHII.VKST. .
The Control West was started in the fall
of 1SS3 as u small four-pace weekly , do-
slynccl to give the Presbyterian news of the
city , Tlio demand was soon made , however ,
for an enlargement of its scope ID order that
the churches of the whole state might lind
representation In its columns. The discon
tinuance of the Christian Hour , which had
been published here , left a vaquum which
Nebraska abuorrod and the Central West
has Illicd. Then cnmo on the revision con
troversy in tno Preubytcnan church , and so
ably Is Mr. Henderson conducting his oppo'-
sltion to that proposed measure that the nt-
.tcntlon of the wliolo church has been called
to bis paper. Now ho has subscribers and
contributors east nnd west , aud thu succors
of the venture is assured. It Is , a largo
eight-page paper now , with all the usual de
The Central West is a breezy , lively church
paper , devoted to the interests of the Pros-
uytcrian denomination , but in no sense nar
row or blcoltcd. It goes Into , many homes
outside of that denomination \vlioro a helpful
religious periodical is welcomed. Dr. Stephen
Phoips of Council Bluffs is ono of the asso
ciate editors and has rendered Invaluable
hclntn its progress. Dr. George T. Crissman
of Hastings Is the other associate editor and
much of its success la duo to his influence
and his pen. The circulation is growing very
rapidly and iho paper will certainly bo
n credit to Omaha. Rov. Henderson
the editor who is guiding the Journal so soc-
ccssfully , will resign his pastornto of the
Snundcrs street church May 1 and devote
his time exclusively to his paper.
The Omaha District Advocate Is devoted
to the interests of the Methodist church and
is edited by Presiding Elder Cleudonuing.
It is published ouco a month und contains
eight pages , the greater portion of whloh Is
devoted to solid rending matter. It contains
krroligious u'ditorials , news from the other
churches , and Information regarding the
current history oftho auxiliary organizations
in the Methodist church.
"Next Week at Hanscom Park Methodist
Episcopal Church" is the name of tbo folio
cotton out every week by Rov. George M.
Brown. 11 contains n list of all the church
ofllcors , announcements for the wnok and all
the local church IIOIVH. The fourth page
is devoted to advertisements which
not only pay for the printing
of the sheet but also leave a little surplus
i' for the benclHof tha church. The paper is
not only given to the mnmbon. but is also
generally distributed through the com
Urine ; * glad tidings of good things to the
member * of the South Tenth Street M. E.
church. It Is an eight-page quarto shoot and
is issued monthly. Rov. C. N , Dawson and
Rov. George V. Klotzbick are the cditois.
\H ndditlou to thu usual religious articles and
counsel It contains a summary of nil the local
ucws Items of interest tu the members of the
church and complete directory of tlioolllcera
} > ot thu church nnd Sunday school.
f Till ! CVTIIumiVI * CHIME- .
The Cathedral Chimes is the pretty nauio
of u still prettier Journal duvotod to the in
terests of 'Irlnltv cathedral. Tbo paper is
now in its fourth year nnd the members of
the pn'rlsh look forward eagerly each month
for its uppcurunco. It publishes the calendar
of the church nnd other monthly announce
ments , the officers of the church nnd n full
quota of newsy pariah notes. It is well edited
and beautifully printed.
1s the onlciai organ of Bishop Worthington
und looks after the Interest ! of the Episco
pal diocese ever which ho preside * . It tins
Just commenced its second year , anil Juug-
Jn ? Irani npiearauces | U wilt continue to bu
Issued for some timo. The editorials are all
eminently readable and contain excellent
counsel. All the mailer Is well selected.
NBW I'Al'Cll : ) .
Among the latest candidates for publio
favor are the Congregational Calendar und
The Evangel. The Calendar W-tho oOlcial
paper of the Fir t Congregational church
and u edited by Dr. Duryoa , a distinguished
cholar and experienced newspaper man.
The Ural two Issues have bocn small folio
editions but nrrongomenU are being mudo
for enlarging the journal. The paper ia
similar in malio-up to the other monthly
publications , 'iho Evangel U under the
control of Rev. J. M. French , pantor of the
l'ir t tailed Preibyteriau church. No. 1
of volume has Just been issued and tbo
paper is Iwlco iho slzo of Tlio Calendar It
is full of interesting and Instructive reading
Tlio weekly Bulletin IK oJl-.cJ by Hov. It.
A. Crane , pastor of the Sewnrd street Metu-
cd 1st Episcopal church. It contains an
nouncements some personal words , religious
and historical articles and n special column
for the .young people's society.
Hntitlst Oliliroli ItoportR.
At the Into unnual ineollns of First Dap-
tist church the various committees rand
thrlr reports , which wcru accepted.
II. D. Rhodes , clerk , road n report show *
Ing n steady 'Increase lu the membership
during the year.
The report of M. O. Mnslood , treasurer ,
was ns follows : General oxoansos , $ . " ,411.33 ;
missions and benevolent purposes , 11,113.77.
The election of ofllcers rcsultrfd ns follows :
Deacons Thomas Bonnur , life member , In
placoof It. Smith , deceased ; O. S. Wood ,
It.V. . Richardson , J. J. Everlngham , W. K.
Potter , Halley Murtm.
TruMccs-D.JU Shnne , O. W. Clarlt , J.H.
Daulels , .1. A. Dodeo , O. S. Wood.
Executive Committee M. Cl. MucloodV. .
K. Rhoadcs , J. M. Bruncr. F. Harris , E. 1C.
Ttcasurcr , J , A. Dodge ; clerk , II. D.
IllioudcB ; fltmnclil secretary , FroJ Duvles.
The retiring executive committee recom
mended appropriations for the following
year amounting to $0,270. The report \v.is
Hov. ! Ur. Martin Ilcslen * .
Ilov. A. Martin , pastor of the first Chris-
tlan churcb , has resigned his position , the
bnmo going into effect May 1. Aloanwnilo
ho will aid the congregation m Its efforts to
secure a desirable successor. The members
of the church \vero greatly surprised to hear
of liia realisation mill were loth to accept
the proffer. He gives ns his reasons for re
signing the fact that tha members of lilt
congregation are so scattered tli.it the time
consumed in attending to his pastoral duties
makes serious Inroads on his hours for
Rluuy. Mr. Martin says that
ho Is too young yet to EIVO
up his studies , but ho regrets that be has to
IraVo Omaha. Ho Is very pooular with
the members of his church und is n man
whoso sincerity of purpose no one will gain
say. Under his administration the church
hos enjoyed a period of prosperity. For n
while after ho leaves his pastorate hero , Mr.
Martin will engage in mission work.
Cliinoso Mintlayclionl. .
The scholars of the Chinese Sunday school
will glvo an entertainment at the First Pres
byterian church , Seventeenth and Dodge
streets , . Monday , March 17 , beginning
promptly at 7:30 : p ml There will bo Scrip
ture recitations and singing In bo'th tlio Eng
lish and Chinese tongues and short addresses
uy some of tha pastors of the city , after
which Mr. Stephens will give ivfino dlsolny
of Btorcoptlcnn views. The church will bo
handsomely decorated. A little souvenir
will bo given to every patron. At the close
refreshments will bo served , cake , tea and
Chinese fruit Music furnished by Chinese
musicians. The school is undenominational.
The price of namission will bo twenty-llvo
cents , the proceeds to aid in the advance
ment of the work , A cordial invitation is
extended to all , especially to these interested
in missionary work.
Dr. Liainnr's tincture.
Dr. Lamar * is giving a bigbly interesting
and imprcssivo series of Sunday night free
lectures at the First Uuptist church on "Tho
Prodigal Son. " They nro attracting wide
attention , and there will probably bo eight
hundred or n thousand people out to hear the
next lecture of this series. 'loniuht the sub
ject will bo "Making Snipwreck. " Go early
if you want a seat.
Tlio MiBilou of St. Barimtins.
Services at the mission conducted by
Fattier Huntlngton at St. Barnabas will con-
tmuo every morning , afternoon and evening
until Thursday. 'Iho meetings , are well nt-
tcndcd and the sanctuary is oltcn lllleil to its
K'-palr on Trinity.
Repairs amounting in coat to nearly 51,003'
nro being tntido on the interior walls and
rcof of Trinity cathedral.
Hov. Newton M. Mann will preach nt
Unity Churcn in the morning on "Xho
Golden Uulo. "
At Sewnrd street M. E. church the pastor.
Rev. 11. A. Crane , preaches in thc'inorning
on "How Do I Know that I am a Christian ! ' *
This is the second of a scries of sermons on
"Common Questions Plainly Answered. "
Seats nro free and everybody woloomo.
Church of the Good Shepherd , corner.
Nineteenth and Lake streets , Rev. J. P. D.
l-iowyd , rector. Holy communion Sunday S
n. m. The usual Lenten sorvicea during
too week , with lectures on Wednesday
( "Confirmation" ) and Friday ( ' 'Church
History" ) evenings 7:30. : O. M. Carter ,
esq , , will deliver the fourth of the course of
addresses to men more especially young
men Sunday evening 7:30. : Subject :
"Christianity from the Standpoint of n
Business Man. " All persons are cordially
invited to thcso services. Seats freo.
At the First Presbyterian church there
will bo services bntn morning and evening.
In the morning Kov. D. U. Kcrr , Ph. O. ,
president of Uollcvuo tollcee , will occupy
the pulpit. In the evening the pastor , Kcv.
W. J. Harsha , D.D. . will deliver a uiscourso
on "St. Patrick and His Times. "
At tbo German Free Evangelical church ,
southeast corner of Twelfth and Dorcas
streets , the memo in the morning will DO
'Tho Depths oi Satan. " All Germans nro
At the First Univorsalist church , Q. H.
Shmn , pastor. Sorvicea , 10:45 : a.m. and 7:30
p.m. ; Sunday school , 13 m. , at Goodrich
hull , Twenty-fourth street , near foot of
Hamilton. Side entrance. Sixteenth street
motor and Twentieth street horse car pass.
Mr Sblnn's subject in the evening will-bo
"Tho Mission ot Christ. "
At the Southwest Lutheran church.
Twenty-sixth street , between Pcpploton and
Woolworth avenues , Uov. Luther M. ICuhns
will preach at 11 a. m. on "Education , " and
nt7UO : p. m. on "An Imjmrtant Question. "
Tno Hlcht. lljv. Dr. Worthlncton , bishop
of the diocese , will administer the rite of
continuation nt the H o'clock service at All
Saints' church , Twenty-sixth and Howard
streets. The music at tbo 11 o'clock service'
will bu Bctiedfclto and Ilenedictusby FJorio ,
mitliom , "As tlio Heart Pants , " Mondels-
soliii ; offertory , alto solo , "Ho was Dos *
plsed , " from the Messiah. At the 4 o'clock
acrvico the music will bo Cantata and Deus
by Max Farror ; . antboni , "Turn Thy Face
From My Slug , " Sullivan.
Fiist Baptist church , Strangers' Sabbath
Home , corner Fifteenth nntl Davenport
streets ; preaching at 10:30 : u. m , and 7:30 : p.
m. ; A. W. Lnmnr pastor ; morning theme ,
"Thrco Reasons Why Children Should Como
to Jesus ; " evening theme , ' -Making Ship
wreck ; " the second lecture on "Tho ProdK
gal Son. " Sabbath school at 13 m. Prayer
meeting Wednesday evening lit 7:30. : Young
People's Sociotv of ChrUtian Endeavor
prayer meeting Friday evening nt 7'JO. : Allure
uro cordially Invited. Seats free.
Trinity M. E. church , corner Twenty-first
and Binnoy. W. 1C. Itoans , pastor. Preach-
ins lOi'JJ.u m. and 7:30 : p. m. Morning , "A
Special Service. Evening , "Why Are Wo
Tempted ? " Sunday school 3UU : p. m. Young
people's meeting 0:30. : Seats free. Thoueo-
plo made welcome.
Iramnnuol Baptist church , North Twentv-
fourth anil Binnoy strecla , Hev. F. W. Fos
ter , pastor. Regular services Sunday tit
10:30 : n. m. and 7:30 : p. in. Rev. P , Reynolds ,
recently of Illinois , will preach iu the morn
ing. ' 1 ho pastor will preach in the evening ,
having for his theme " 1'wo Fishes. " The
publio and strangers iu particular cordially
invited. Seats freo.
At the Coutr.il United Presbyterian
church , on Seventeenth street between Cap
itol uvunuo aud Dodge , there will bo preach
ing by the pastor , Rov. John Williamson ,
Dl > . , at 10:30 : u. m. Subject , "Iho Donu
nod tbo To llo Done. " At 7:30 : p , m. , nub.
Ject , "Your Own Salvation. " Sabbath
achool at 13 m , und young people's meeting
ut 0:1)0 : ) p. m.
Y. M. C. A. Young tntn's mooting Saturday -
day evening at 8:30 : , led by Chariot E. Wil
liamson , acttnir general secretary. Mooting
for men only tit 4 p. m. Sunday , led by
George A. Joplln. Mus'o by uialo chorus ,
under direction of Prof. Kratz. All men iiru
Invited Y. M. 0. A. building , corner lx >
tcenth and Douglas HtroeU , Rooms open
from S u m , to 10 p. in dally , during week.
Front 3 to 0 p. ui. Sundays.
Evangelist * CullU and Sargent will to
In the Calvary Baptist church , corner
Twenty-sixth and Howard streets , Sunday
morning nna evening. Sorvlcca begin nt
10130 n.m , nnd 7:30 : p.m. This will probably
bo their Innt Sunday ta Omuha. All will bo
welcome to the services.
At St. Matthias1 church , corner of Tenth
and Wortlnngton streets. Holy couimnnlon
at 7:30 : p.m. , midday service nt 10:80 : n.m. ,
Sunday school at 3 p.m. , evening service r.t
7:30 : p.m. Rov. W. O. Pear on will preach
in the morning and Dr. Dohcrty in the even
ing. All seats nro free and all who come nro
First Methodist church , corner SovVn
tcenth nnd Davenport. Morning service.
10:30 : a. m. ; subject , "Abraham's Shield and
Reward. " Evening service. 7M5 ; subject ,
"Tho Valley of Dacca. " Sabbath school nt
2:30 : p , m. Young People's Society Chris
tian endeavor , 0:45 : p. m. Stranger's cordl-
nlly Invited. All seats free nnd nil welcome.
Rev , P. S. Merrill , 1911 Chicago street , pas
tor , nt home Wednesdays.
Plymouth Congregational chUrcb'corner
Twentieth nnd Spencer streets , Dr. A. Itf
Ttiam , pastor. Preaching nt 10:30 : a. m. nnd
7:30 : p. m. Sunday school at 12 m. nnd
young People's Sociotv of Christian En
deavor nt 0-30. Regular weekly prayer
meeting at 7:45 : , Wednesday evening.
Irlnlty Cathedral , Caoltnl nvenua and
Eighteenth streets , Very Rov.C. . IL Gard
ner , dean. Holy communion at:00u.m. : :
tnornlm ; prayer , litany nntl sermon at 11:00 :
a. m. Sunday school nt 3:15 : p. tn. Chil
dren's service nt i1t4. > p. m. Evening prayer
nnd sermon nt 7:3U p. m , Dean Gamer will
preach morning and evening. t
Rov. W. A. Lipo will proaoh nt , the morn *
Ing Borvices of the Second Presbyterian
church , Saunders street , the pastor having
gone to Denver. Rov. Air. McFnrland of
Uollovuo college will prancb at too evening
service * . Rov. Kcrr's appointment has
been postponed till some time in April. All
are invited to both morning nnd evening
People's churcb , Boyd's opara homo. Sab
bath. March 10 , 1S03 , preaching by the pas
tor , Rev. C.V. . Savldgo. Morning , 10:43 : ,
"Sudden Conversion ; " evonintr , 730 ; , "A
Letter Answered. " Singing led by u grand
chorus choir of 100 voices und orchestra ,
conducted by Mr. Franklin S. Smith. Seats
free. You nro invited.
Sunday achool liTthe Dodco Street Mission
at 3 p. m. J. A. Glllespio , superintendent.
At Pittslleld Mass. , the high school prin
cipal suspended six Catholic ccholars because -
cause of u dispute concerning the study eft
the history of the reformation.
Dr. William M. Taylor has given the rule
for preachers concerning the introduction of
questions of the dav into the pulpit. Ho
hays : "Unless there is something on which
I cannot hold my peace I leave them alone. "
The Rev. Moses D. Hogc , D.D..uas just
completed the forty-lifth year of his service
ns pastor of the Second Presbyterian church
of Richmond , Va. This is his ilrst pastdr-
ute and ho Is the only pastor that the church
has ever had.
The educational , policy of Dr. Keane , rec
tor of the Catholic university In Washing
ton , is uubllo schools in which the state shall
have full control of the secular education ,
and the several denominations control of the
religious education , but religious nducation
in nil. .
"That which would bo cruelty in man can
not bo morcylu God. " says thn Evangelist ;
and with burning words it accuses bt libel
on God these who assert that God can Justly
condemn the heathen and their offspring to
eternal death for the sin of Adam and for
not accepting the Christ , they have never
heard of. ,
The Missionary Review says that in 1780
Christians composed 20 par cent of the popu
lation of the world , and in 185(5 ( 34 per cent.
The increase of Protestants was 400 per
cent ; of Roman Catholics 175 per cent , and
of the Greek church 19J per cent. The Prot
estants in 18SC were 137,000,000 , the Roman
Catholics 203,000,000 , and the Greek clmrch
Ono of the ofllcors of a church visited the
choir during service. The loading singer
was engaged in reading his newspaper dur
ing sermon and prayers. When remon
strated with , ho said his course was'entirolv
uroper. Ho was ready to sing when' ' the
Umu came. Meanwhile'it wd < < his privilege
to enjoy himself as ho pleased so ho made
Uov. John bnyder of the Church of the
Messiah , St. Louis , recently said in his-pul
pit : "I do not believe that tbo language of
Shakspoaro will bo replaced bv any com
posite volupnk which the ingenuity of man
can invent. And I do not believe that tbo
religion of Jesus Christ will bo replaced bv
nud spiritual volapuk formed of the frag
ments of other faitbs. "
Rov. M. M. Moore of Springfield , Mo. ,
bus issued n brief tract entitled "Lent Is for
All Christians. " A late number of the
Christian Union expresses the hope "that-
the time may not bo fur distant when nil the
churches of Christ in America will Join with
their Liturgical brethren iu keeping sacred
to services of prayer , pnnitenca , praise and
instruction the ucriod between Ash Wednes
day and Eastor.
The Late Bishop Ligbtfoot's will com
mences with the following striking words ,
which embodied the motives whioh ruled
his career , so memorable in its nobleness
nnd career : "SVith over-increasing thankfulness - ,
fulness to Almight God for his many and
great mercies vouched to mo , hoping to die
as I hava striven 'o live in the light of God's
fatherly coodnoss as revealed tnruugh the
cross of Christ. "
After a delav of nearly flvo years , the
committee of the Palestine exploration fund
have received their iirman granting permis
sion to excavate on a alto previously ap
proved by the porto. It is understood that
ult objects ( except duplicates ) lound in the
course of the excavations shall be forwarded
to the museum at Constantinople , but that
the committee's agents shall have tlio right
of making sketches , models , photographs ,
ana copies of all such objects.
Dr. Charles S. Robinson , the able and suc
cessful hytnnbook man , and Dr. Talmage ,
onch announce a newspaper to bo edited liy
himself. Wo wish them success , says the
Now York Independent. Dr. Robinson could
give ail his time , and his prolillu tyne-writcr ,
to the work , while Dr. Talmago will hav'o to
divide his time with his pulpit. Dr. Tnl-
mage adds the .inducement that tlialiist
hundred thousand subscriptions , at a dollar
and u half , shall go to build his ncvf taber
nacle. , . .
Dr. Dolllngor's ' magnificent library of
church history , consisting of 15QOO , volumqs ,
bus been left to the university -Munich
unner these conditions : The university is'
to print a catalogue and then soli the bboki'
by auction , tno proceeds , together with n
sum of money loft by Dr. Doilmger , uro to ,
form an academical foundation which is o-
boar his name. It is among the possibilities
that it may be sold as a whole at auction , in
which csso some American library would do
well to bid for it.
The bishop of London , Dr. Temple , ex
ceedingly inaccessible to either lay or cleri
cal callers , and it was with eotna dlflldenco
that a London curuto recently asod ; for n
personal meeting. At first ho was refused ,
but ho appealed fur only flvo minutes , nnd
was then told If ho could occupy no niora
than two ho ml ht come. On being ushorgd
into the bishop's presence ho ooinmonctxl Ills
story , watch in hand , nnd made such good
running time that at thirty-two seconds
short of the nlloted time ho had concluded
his tale nnd vanished through the door
before bis diocesan could recover from his
Tn tin'Irnvellnti Public. ,
The grout Rock Island route hns pro-
vliioil every convenience und comfort
for its jwsseficcra colup cast ever its
inuln lino. Its solid vestibule express
trains , which loiivo daily for Dos
Monies , Davenport , Rook Island'nnd
Chicago , are the Hnost in the world.
They consist of now anil elegant day
coaches , dinincr cars , Pullman palace
sluoning cars und free reclining chair
car * , bUporbly appointed nnd lilted
up with all the modern imurovo-
munis thatctinduco tosafo and luxurious
travel. Junctlonal nnd terminal con
nections are made in union depots nnd
nt Chicago witli fast limited vcstlbnlo
oxnross trains for all points oast. In
addition to this mugniiicont train , two
express and mall trains leave Oinaluv
dally , currying Bloopers and dining cars.
Further information us to routes ,
rates , time , berths , etc. , call on or ad
dress J. L. DoDevolBo , 1U03 Furnam
street , Omaha , Nob. Telephone 762.
E. ST. JOHN , JNO. SKUAsrrAN ,
General Manager , G. T. It P. A. ,
When applied to otir cnso moans a complete trnnsformntlon of the manner nnd custom of
selling clothing in Omaha with the opening oftho spring and summer trade. Wo propose to in
augurate a quick selling system , which by careful calculation wo figure a 2O per cent suvlng to
the customer , and a satisfactory business for ourselves , by this method wo hope to turn our
money over oftener nnd furnish the trade with first-class clothing at about such prices as small
dealers and would-be competitors buy tlie same for at wholesale. It iSunecossary forTe
To dilate upon the enormity of stock as it Is well known and an established fact that we carry the
largest finest and most complete retail stock of clothing and Men's furnishings in Nebraska , de
claring and adhering to this policy necessitates a clean cut of from one to thras dollars on all for
mer suit prices ( according to quality ) . This close margin system we will continue throughout
the entire season , and Hope thereb'y to merit and win the lion's share oftho clothing trade , by wny ,
Iflllustration , we now offer in fresh spring styles , a line of men's suits hard to duplicate , and at
regular prices would command
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j , u This line consists of nobby business and half dress suits in Scotch cheviot and fancy cassimere ,
' , ' ' and we open the season on them at such prices as the following :
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' ' We simply ask inspection of this line of suits , feeling confident you will rest your case in our
, hands for square dealing.
As to our line of spring overcoats , they are placed on the same scale of low prices and with
the beautiful assortment we are showing the most fastidious customer cannot escape.
, Our line of separate pants needs more mention than space will admit , and wo can only add
' that our $8 and $3.5O pants fancy worsted and cassimere pants are items you cannot afford to
i * In hats we are showing all the spring shapes both in stiff and soft goods , and at a saving to
you of from seventy-five cents to one dollar and a half off regular prices.
Our flannel shirt department is full ofthis seasons novelties , and $1.6O for a fancy flannel
' ' shirt you are accustomed to pay $2.28 and S2.GO for ought to impress this fact on your mind that
M. Hellman & Co. are not only on the track to staybut are , as usual neck and shoulders ahead in
'the race. We are and always have been strictly one price , our goods are all marked plain and
ow enough to meet any all classes of competition. .
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KING ionJi'A ! ' , DAV.
ilomlrluUs1 Hoiu-yfiioou Abruptly
Toriiunnteit by Pol/oo onioort.
John Hondncks , thol man who married
Bertlo Mann last PrlcM'J Is In Jail on the
charge of obtaining BV'gJf ' under false pro-
Hendricks is either atvpry olevor conll-
donee man or a lunatic. uy/ <
Immediately after thoan/arriago / ceremony
Hcndrtcko very chebffully filled out a
check for 20 on thol "First National
bank" nf nowhere aud signed his
name. The court thanked thorn and the
couple at rolled out arm in nrui. The bndo
drove to her "house" at 111 Ninth street and
mode preparations for n grand blow--out.
Nothing was too rich for her blood. She
caught a "mllllouaire" sucker nnd was going
to abandon her disgraceful life to live in a
gold-lined mansion at Dead wood.
Tno groom had a lot of "business" to at.
teud to up town. llo sauntered Into RHey
Brothers' wholesale ll'juor ' house and bought
two forty-live gallon barrels ot the best
whisky and a lot of Holland
pin In all amounting to f ' 15.
After lining out n check on
the "First national bank of Orange City ,
la , , " for tbo amount , ho borrowed ti from
Peter Connolly , the salesman , and wont out.
Ho then sauntered Into ligho & Duffy's
cigar store and bout-lit 3,000 cigars and bor
rowed (15 in cash. For thU tie gave a check
on tbo sunn bank , and n tier sampling a few
havana fillers nskcd Mr. Connolly , his first
victim , to show him to a first-class brewery.
Ho was driven out to Storz & lier's.
There iio ordered ten kccs and live cases of
beer. Borrowing n few dollars on the side
ho ordered tlio liquids shipped to Dead wood ,
giving thq salesman a check on the bank
abova referred to ,
These were the only cases referred to the
The checks given out by Hondrlcks on the
Orange City bank wore of course worthless
a-s there is no First National bank lhre anil
Hcndrlcks. 13 not known in the place.
By the time ho had rounded up the above
places it was time for supper. He
hastened to tils faded bride and
they ate. The menu tvan burdened with
everything that money could buy. beginning
with blue points on the half shall aud wind
ing tfp with Mumm's extra dry.
Then In the evening carao thn reception.
The other inmates "Of the bagnio wore
ordered to put an extra bang on their hair
and put on the loudest Urcsi in their ward ,
lobo. . The friends dropped in all the way
from 0 p. m. until daylight yesterday
morning. It was a howling nlu-ht for
the rounders. Wine llowod as free
as water und there was an abundance
of lunch , cigarettes and cigars. A baud of
musicians kept the house tilled with fcuatchos
from "Tho Barber of Sovlllo,11
"Every th-hlc Ing goes nlo tonight hlc , "
gave out the groom , aud ho got his share of
the wet goods.
It was daybreak before the newly married
couple drove to another house of the bride at
Eleventh and Chicago atront * .
Then the curtains were drawn until yes tor-
dnv morning when Dolectivo Snvngo np-
poaroa on ttio scene with a warrant for the
happy groom. Ho dressed himself and
amblodnut into the hallway. "You nro un-
uor arrest , John ; shall I road you the war
rant } "
"No , " grunted the spurious millionaire ,
and ho turned to his weary bride with the
remark , "Kiss mo , mama , bbforo I go. "
"Gut out of here , you , " und the
door closed somewhat snifter than It did the
At Central pollcp station Hondrlcks was
given n dark coll. Judge Helsloy granted
the reporter n Interview. Oflloer John
O'Brien brought the prisoner out. As ho
dropped doxvn m the chair by the side of the
reporter ho let out n grunt that indicated ho
> yas very tired.
"Say , policeman , can't a fellow' cot some
whiskyj" was the lirit inquiry , *
"Nosir ; it's against our rules. "
"Well , then , Rlvo us n cigar. "
"You'll have to send for a messenger If
you want anything of that sort"
Tbo reporter then asked Jehn what ha had
to say for hlnn > olf. Ho replied "nothing. "
HondrlckH Is a hoavy9et , burly , broad-
shouldered cattleman. His face is of tha
bulldog mould and there Is nothing attractive
about him. He were a dirty ilannel iblrt
nnd cheap , rusty clothing.
"Where were you llvlue when you first
know the brldqt"
"In Leadvlllo. "
"What about the worthless checks you
"Well , I guess I didn't do a&ytuloi : crim
"What was your objoctl"
"I don't want to talk to reporters. "
"But you borrowed cash , didn't you ! "
" \cs , but I can pay It back. "
"What business uro you in Loadvilloi"
"I ain't got nothing more to say. "
"Aro you rich V
"Novor mind , now , " nnd again the "cattlo
king" growled for a drink or u cigar.
"I want to eo my Birdlo ; that is all' I
want , or some ono else to ball mo out , I'm
all right. " And the Jailor looked him up. .
Mrs. Hondricks was at first Inclined to
call at the station nnd bull him out , but
tlnnlly decided to keep her distunco for the
Buys lie \Vn Drunk.
Chief Detective Haze had a abort talk
with Homlncks about fi o'clock yesterday
afternoon. The stranger said that ho didn't
know a thing ho had done sluco roaohtiit ;
Omaha. Ho added that ho hud been ou it
big drunk nil the time , and that was nil
there was of U. When the ofllcor suggested
that ho would probably llml lots more
tn it than that , Hondrlcks simply salil
ho would come out all right In a little tluio.
A telegram received by Chief Senvoy , u
little while later , from iho Orauge City , la. ,
bank , stated that they didn't know or owe
Hendrlcks anything , und that they hadn't
done anything all day but nn wor tologrami
making inquiries regarding the follow ,
Russell Sago , who makes a hearty meal off
a piece of gmgor broad and an apple , Ij'euid
to have nubjcribod ? ) " .0X ( ) to the fuudi ct a
church ho attends.