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THE OMAHA DAILY BEJ3 : SirffDAY , ItfOVEMBEIl 8 , 1S9G.
IN EXPRESS AGENTS
S. Potter , Local Agent of the Amer
ican , Resigns.
DESIRE 70 RETURN TO NEW YORK
Sniirrliilriiilcnl ( JnlrnV111
jlnir 'l'i'iiiiornrj | Clinruo nl Ilic
( Ullco Ititll lll MiriT.sor
Cliartf * S rotter , Reaersl ? * at of : Si
Ameriv a Kvprcts compan ) In ttil * city and
ant ot the t > Mt kwos'ti men In the rallwiy
sad sj r * clrelek of N'tbrtntia asU Iowa.
5iis migncd his r-w'tloa. ' Utaat SojKr-
lalejideiu Joseph H. Gates will take charge
6t UKOtoftha ofDce until bk , saccwtror Is
and duly InsLallcd.
Stiii rlntfndcnt Garner said yes-
'lfrdr wornlag that Mr. Potter's
resignation was a romplcte surprise
-io lilm , though he knew that ho
.had bcra waatlnc to go i&ck east
for some tine past. Mr. Potter began his
ospresh c rcer In New York City and ever
Elace hp h 8 been In Nebraska has WAnted
to icturn thero. H& has been expecting an
cppolntment In that city for some time and
11 ! r prcvnttcd that he has Just received It.
Whether it i with another express company
Is not known. It Is not with the Amerlr-an
company. He left for New York
City Friday night , but ! ! ' rc'.ura to Omaha
before moving nU family to the metropolis
The first work C. S. Potter c cr did waste
to drl\e a. delivery wagon for Mable's ex
press In New York City , fiom 1S5S to 1SC1
He then removed to Troj. N Y. , and worked
with the veteran Dr. Benedict , Joint agent
for the Ameilran snd the Nntlonal exprwts
comjMnlis. He filled the various porftiona
of drlxer , mep en6er and clerk until 1S72 ,
when he wac promoted to a more responsible
porltlon In the New York City oltice. He
remained ther until 1S7U , when he and his
family came west.
In 1BSO he was engaged by Superintendent
Hancock for a position la the Des Molnot
office of the American Express company. In
ISM he went with the Welte-Ftrgo company ,
taking out from Kansas City tor that torn-
pany the first run of the Santa To. Later
In the mme jear he was appointed traveling
auditor. In 1SS2 lie took charge of all the
lines of th0 Burlington west of Lincoln and
continued to Eerie in that capacity until
f 1887. In that year he wa i made general
ngent of the Wells-Fargo company at Lin
coln. HP carao to Omaha * Joint agent for
the Atneiican and the Wells-Fargo express
companies at the beginning of 1SSS.
During his eight years of service in this
city Mr. Potter has gained a large circle of
friends , nrpeclally aiunnz railway and cx-
, press men. He Is a prominent Mason and
M lins been the exalted ruler of the Elks in
J " thleity. . While only expressions for bis
1 grontett success in the east are heard , there
Is general regret at his departure from
I.-IMI KATI.TITII ci.tiior iuTni.vf.
AVcktcrn Hiinilfi Ilnlil Out mill ncfuoc
to A irr ' .
General Passenger Agent Francis of the
n. & M. returned } estcrday mornIng -
Ing from Denver. where he at
tended a conference of western
lines on the clergy bureau agreement. Gen
eral Passenger Agents Sebastian of the
Jtock Island and Kntekern of the Northwest
ern , the other members of the committee ,
were unable to attend , and the commlt'ee
nas represented by Mr Francis , its chair
man. As jet the Colorado Midland Is the
only line in Colorado or Utah that has
filgnlfled Its Intention , to come into the
clergy bureau of the Western Passenger as-
Eoclatlc-ti for the coming year , the other
roads finding objections In the arrangements
of detalU , though admitting the usefulness
of the bureau as a labor caving device.
Ilnllivny .No ten nnil 1'crnounlH.
TravellnR PaRgencer Agent Melee of the
KIcLcl Plate Is In the city.
A. _ F. Judson of Col ton , Cal. . a mine owner.
was a caller at the D. & M. headquarter *
IV. G. Nclmyer has been appointed Chicago
agent of the Pacific Mall Steamship and the
Occidental & Oriental Steamship companies.
General Manager Truesdale of the Rocl :
Island has exposed one. Raymond L Don-
nell , said to be the editor of the Hallway
Js'ewe of New York , for obtaining tranfporta-
tlou tinder false pretenses and then db-
jKwlng of It to others.
The freight representatives of the lines
culpjilnc Ihe stock Into Chicago are jubilant
over the decision" of the United States
eupreme court to the effect that the } ' may
charge ? 2 additional to the regular freight
rates for ewltcblng charges.
J. Augustus Kubn. the new general agent
of the Xtrthuustern road In this city. Ie
expected hero tomorrow * General Agent
JUtohle , nho will In the future look after
the freight and passenger business of his
road , will leave for San Francisco Thurs
President Clark of the 1'nlon Pacific left
St. L.ouis for New York , after casting ui *
vote at the recent election. It if under
stood that all conferences and other pro-
Jfpsivt- steps toward a solution of the
union depot problem baie been postponed
bis return to Omaha.
report of the early termination o !
Cif receivership of the Fort Worth i
Denver is confirmed at Union Pacific head
quarters. 5. II. H. Clark Is second > ire
president of the company , but there Is no
relation now existing bvtncen the read and
the remaining lines of the Union I'aclllc
The railroads of Maine did an Immense
business during October , because of the
unusually excellent hunting in that * Utr
tills fall. Asan Illustration of the trattic
made by the huntera. one train recently
hauled by the Maine Cential may be cited.
Jt was onipoed of one postal car. three express -
. press cars , two baggage cars , set en Pullman
Eleejiers. one Einoker , four first-clasps pas-
eenger cars and two second-class passenger
juitoits roil TIM ; FKDKHAL COLHT.
uiiiln < iiircl to Appenr Tiifudii j.Moril -
li\K lit IO OVItifk.
The regular term of 'he United States
district court -will open Monday , -with
. Judge Woolaon of the Southern Iowa dis
trict prwiding. The following have been
drawn to sere on the petit Jury , and , bum-
inoned to appear Tuesday at 10 a. m. :
11. A. Gardner , Omaha ; CXscar Calllban.
Ilenlittlman ; George B. rieming , Omaha ; B
B. IlutTum , Tecurnseh ; James H. Adams.
Omaha ; John Pratt. Sterling ; W. F. Clark ,
Omaha ; A. A. Scott , Button ; E. O. Steb-
Mns. Crete ; G. H. Martin. Table Rock ; An
drew E. Nelson , Omaha : Lawrence Kjau.
1'alU City ; August Freiberg , Omaha ; J. M.
D iuaiel. Auburn ; H. P Deuel Omaha :
Samuel MaBiiur , Springfield , H H. Thom
son , Omaha ; Jthu Barrettt. Omaha ; J. A.
Hopkins , Wallace ; Jacob Vallery , jr. ,
1'lattnniputh , CUE Carty. Omaha , L. L.
Johnson , Omaha : H. G. Merrill , Lincoln ;
J. V. Patutsi'n Omaha , Charles Blrneby ,
Omaha ; C , r Uickbon. Claj Center ; Alux-
u tiller Or.H'jaui Beatrice ; Kinerson Bene
dict , Oumba , Theodore Olsuu. Omaha ; G. W.
Ma ; field. Louisville ; W N. Perry , Pawnte
City ; T. Baker. Omaha ; Charles H.
Withni'll , Omaha ; James Muucey , Crete : C.
L. Davis , O'Neill ; George V. Hints , Omaha.
\i \ N. S > i loimly Iiijurcil l , > n I' | | .
MIR. Lund , an old woman , \\l\o nmkeg a
of collecting garbage around the
hotels for the purpose of fettllne ulne.
fell frotn her wagon last evenlns ; and was
> nrloufcly Injured. The aocldunt occurred
Jn the rcir of a restuarant. near FlfteenUi
and rnrnutn strfi-ts. Mrs. Lund wan
Uy viriigo , and fi-II hoavlly lo the
.mci" juBt an lie > \iig about to
> th * rt l The womun wu
to the police utotiun In the patrol
wagon , nnd tbe city phyvlcan culled , it
vun found that nhr hud nu talm > d n number
of brul f mid tliut one tJdo of her bodv
hud bueorae. itarulyzod. She Jives with her
fajntly npur Forly-tlfth utrt-et und Popplt.
ton nvnnue llur itlatlves were uotlllfd of
ci.isvnn ronocns , CAUOIIT AT LAST.
Ilrnco of llnnilr Men rrlth ( lip PC *
IMnord I'ndrr ArrrM.
NB\V YORK , Nor. 7. J me Thompson ,
tllai D. W. Snydtr , ll Otto V. Thomas
( which hit li said to be bli real name ) was
arraigned In court today on ft warrant 1 -
med tn Laming , Mich. , charging him with
fotgtry Tfcofflpnon ha been In the cus
tody cf the police ( or several Jay * . At thp
time o ! hl mt It was saM that he ivas
oaf of a RUHR of forcer * who bsd been optr-
atln * throughout the Celled States.
The warrant from Lansing. Mich . on
whl"h Thompson was arraigned sets forth
that he had conuniltfil forgery on October
7 , ISM , and had uttered a draft upon the
Third National bark of Buffalo , N. V. . to
hich , as alleged , he had signed the name
D.V. . Snjder. Thomas , In the guise of
a commercial traveler , presented the draft
to P. Uowney of the firm of H. F. Downey
it Sons. 'Larrelnc , Mich. , and asked him
to cash It. He showed n letter purporting
to be from his employer , rebuking him for
hie lavish expenditures , but compliment
ing blm on the volurre of business he sfnt
In. Downey cashed the draft. Implicate" !
with Thomas , or whatever his real name
may be. are Walter B. Peters , a lithographer
In Chicago , and Willie Herbert Connor
Peters was arrested In Chicago yesterday
and Conner was arrested In Flint , Mich The
Judge on the presentation of the case against
Thomas held him In J500 for extradition
by the Michigan authorities.
BOSTON Nov 7 Eugene Hi Parker alias
Carter , alias Proctor , alias Allen of Troy
N. Y. . was arrested here today. He Is a
clever check forger and Is wanted In Pitts-
burg. Chicago knd Albany for forgery and
ppsslm ; forged checks. Tor several years
Parker has Msited clothing houses In this
city and after purchasing a supply of cloth
Ing paid for thrm with a forged check In
most Instances drawn on the Blactatone Na
tional banlt of this city and signed by
Eaton & BuBtls. Urre produce merchants
of this city. In 1SS Parker was a con
ductor on the Highland Street railway and
his first known transaction here occurred
on January S , 1S90 , when he passed a forged
check for J1K ( > In payment for a diamond
ring. He then skipped to Albany. N Y
where be was arrested for a similar offense
acd vas sentenced to fl\o years In prlfon
The police have fully fifteen cases against
him In this city alonr. the last one being
last night , when lie purchased some clothIng -
Ing on Hanover street and presented a
worthlew , check In payment His arrest
followed. Parker iwlmltted all the forgeries
committed In this city.
MTV ci.nrt. tviN-rr.it moon \M.
'JIROII to lie Dri < > ( < < ! In M ul > lnK
Anicrlcnii CKIc llUtorj.
The program of the Unity club of the fnl-
arlan church for the season of 1SHG-97 ha
> een received. The course of study is on
American cl\lc history , prepared and con-
lucted by the president of the club , Charles
S. dvoblngler. This course follows us a lozi-
ral sequence of the successful work of last
ear on English civic history The planer
or this year differs In this , that the rlas
work will be made more prominent auJ a
correspondingly less prominence ghen In
lumbers of paper * to be read. The aim
being to throw a greater burden for the FUO-
c-ss of the course upon each member of the
class , necessitating a thorough preparation
en the pan of each for every topic In the
course. The first meeting ie to be held Mon
day evening , November 9.
la addition there will be a course of Tour
eclures by prominent speakers from abroad
to be announced later On November 50
there will be a eclentlQc evening in charge
of Prof. Turner of the High school , subject
'Roentgen Rays. " January 25. current topic
evening under the leadership of Thomas
ICilpatrlck : Mnrch 22 , scientific etening In
charge of Principal Levlston of the High
school. All interested are invited to be
come members of the club
IIA III ) IACK OF A fll.OIti ; TIlOTTnil.
\VnlUcil A rim in ] tinVnrlil mill Lout
III * lli-t lit I.iiHt.
NEW YORK. Nov. 7 Frederick G
Koebel , who calls himself the champion lone ,
distance pedestrian of the world , called at
the city hall today to obtain the mayor's
signature to n form of certificate which he
carried. Koe-bcl clclms that last June he
finished a walk around the -world on a wager
of $1,000 against $2,000 with some San Fran-
clisco men that he could not perform the
task In two jears. lie says that he started
from San Francisco In June , 1S91. and go !
back within the specified time , but lost bis
bet because he had not been able to get
through Siberia , which was one of the con
dltlons of the wager. Ho was refused per-
mUsion to go to Siberia on account o1
George Kennan's book. He has just walked
back across the continent on his way borne
to Bavaria. During his walk around the
world , he says he saw 400 Armenians mas
sacred at Constantinople and SOO at another
.MIAHLY LOST OLVKK .MICIIIG\\ .
srliimnrr lll linr Stnr llni. n Sumcn lint
CHICAGO , Nov. 7. Tbe rchooner Rising
Star , Captain F. Nelson , lumber laden , wae
toned into port this morning in a disabled
condition by tbe steamer Colin Campbell
Sbe was picked up off Wilwaukee Friday b >
the eteamer as she was rolling belpleesl }
in the trough of a heavy sea.
The crew of eight jieople. including the
female cook , toll a thrilling story Tlie
Rising Star left Green Day for Chicago on
Tuesday , and on tbe same night she was
found to be leaking. Hard work at the
pumps kept her afloat. On "Wednesday the
deckload of lumber was unshipped by a
heavy nell. which nas only a forerunner
of Thurfdaj's terrible pale The crew las :
control of the boat and were baiiely able to
rejuatn on deck while the craft floated south
ward at the mercy of the storm When res
cued all bands were completely exhausted
by exposure and bard nork at the pumps
Sim Priiin-Ut-o Will Kntrrlnln Kn-
ilciii orei-H In Crcnl Sljlr.
SAN FRANCISCO. Nov 7 The commit
tee of ' 97 , which has charge of all the ar
rangements for the international Christian
Endeavor convention , to be held in San
Francisco January 17-19 , 1S97 , is actively
at work. The committee will arrange lor
the transportation , reception and entertain
ment of probablj 20.009 delegates from the
eastern side of the Rocky mountains It
has air end ) secured from the merchants of
San Francisco a guarantee fund of 116,000
which , with T7.000 subscribed by the Chris
tian Endeatoi unions of San Frau.-laco and
Alatneda counties , gives $25 000 for the ex
penses of this gathering. Noue of the fund
will be applied to the personal expenses or
any individual attending the convention.
Ilntf I < - lill > IOMH In Snilliii ; Trim.
PHILADELPHIA , Nov. 7-Tbt- battle
ship Iowa will be sent down the Delaucie
rher from Cramp's shipyard next Tu-tday on
her preliminary cr builders' trial trip The
trial will take place off the Delaware capes
over a measured course , and Is merely for
the purpose of satisfying the builders of
the condition of her engines and other ma
chinery and that the vessel IE capable of
meeting the requirements of the government
iii ; Clmroli MortciiK * ' * ,
PJTTSIH'HG. Nov. 7. The Board of
Church Extension of the MetliodUt Episco
pal church , in eeislon here , parsed a r < so
lution here today authorizing the foreclosure
of mortgages on churches in cases where
open neglect was sbowti Caecs were cited
where large loatib had been made by the
board , and In each case not a cent of tn-
ttroBt or principal had been paid.
Permits to wed have been Issued to the
following parties by the county judge.
Name and Address Aco.
Henry Jourdan. South Omalm 25
Lena Manz , South Omaha 2j
CImrUm I ! Shan' , JfeweartJe. WTO 37
Ktitherlne Thurber , Nuwcustle , Wyo. . . . :
Klinon 12 Kohn Omaha 31
Burah Jacobs , Omaha 80
Suliof tlie Ohio Suutbrrn l' tl > uued.
LIMA , 0. . Nov. 7. The kale of the Ohio
Southern railway hoc been pOEtponcd to
IIST ONE s&xm
Our Greatest Advertisement
Is that every man who wears one of the Continental Suits or Continental Overcoats is a living advertise
ment of the continental' leadership in honest clothing for a little money There are thousands of such ad
vertisements scattered throughout this city and surrounding country. Every * I I *
X-V where you see them on the street in the church in the club
in the theater in the lodsre room in the waiting room ever-
CD * >
where on clerks and bankers alike on every sort
of man and they are the best kind of an advertisement
Slv . .
V.- ment for a house like the Continental no doubt
about it every sale makes other sales
for the Continental and thus the de j < -ij
v'f2 > A'fred B fiijciinn & Cos. mand keeps on doubling and trebling
Men's Fine Suits at our great
Our twenty styles of Money Raising , rr rV , X *
men's cassimr.re and cheviot xw
suits 2 bi.fj tablds full Money Saving ; ,
suits that other dealers sell Alfred lU'iijattiln's fine Cheviot ,
aiid WorstotJ Suits Price
without a blush at $10 , $9 matle to wliolt'sale at Sl . _ Lowering ,
and more will no ill one lot
and $ Sve closed out 1500 * - Cash
of them of Benjamin's Wor-ted Stilti
at a price and pure Mail
have put in a lot of our own . sacks with round corners mostly you A. " Sell-
can have them for Orders
high cost suits to keep the ' .
IBenjaniin & Co's Cheviot. Casslmere
sizes unbroken you ' and WorMed Suits not one of which Filled ng
, dealer1 : would hesitate to pay ? K.7r ! >
never in all your life for wholesale are yours for for
got so much value Ten and one-half dollars for nobby , well Sales. 13
trimmed , custom titling Business Suits Cash.
as we will give made to letall for $1S.OU. If the
m j real merits of Benjamin's quality wastj50
you on next known you could not ask for stronger IJP I Per Cent
proof of the values
All of Itenjamln's purchase of genuine Discount
Imported Scotch Cheviots with handsome
some dark brown mixtures and all
their clay worsted Frock Suits that
' jou usually pay $20.00 for ; : o at
MX Boys' Sttits Alfred Benjamin A : Co. excelled In
. and IirSTF.PS
Albert fto.'ils nnd Yi'Sts be-
Peck & Hauchhaus are recognized as the fixers cause they made 'them ' of the most
of fashions In boys' wear their goods are always dressy worsteds to be had they never
in demimd by clothing dealers but they had 1,500 expected to wholesale them for less That sell regularly for $20 to $25.
suits left after a not overly bus.v season and offered than ? lo.OO our price The $ ao Overcoats or Ulsters are $16.00
them to us re offered less and
pot tbem we '
Benjamin's black worsted Frock Suits
know these suits cannot be made for the prices at The $22 Overcoats or Ulsters are 17.60
which wet-ell them.Ve will charge nothing- a lit all The Overcoats Ulsters
' $25 are $20-00
ask . can't -
you must not for it. Cash we must have any
kind of money l good but no one gets these suits buy usually for $ io.OO ! go on sale for. .Mail Orders will be filled for Cash. O rVX + O +
on time. ,
Blue Cheviot absolutely all wool Cheviot r > : tv
STx plenty Suits all of them sizes small same as sizes ihose made we with sold Boys' Reefers Men's Men's Overcoats M |
We are almost busied on Hoys' Iteef-
Brown Basket Cloth Cheviot Suits- ers but as Ions : as there is one In stock Pants We are out of cheap coats but will cheapen ' l
" " "
0 + 0 * over 200 suits Bold last Saturday an 75 Saturday's price.- will hold peed we the better ones.
other lot same good * same make- will just keep dropping : them down to '
Fine Casslmere Men's blue and black kerseys of which
same value at the prices quoted. Thorn never wa.s 1 95
all wool there are so many imitations made
Sizes 7 to ir In a nobby olive mixture such a demand for Iteefer * boys will Ilair Line rants i to sell for $10.00 at
not wear a Ions overcoat they want
cheviot at any other time this suit Be wbe and see our beavers in blues
short coat that in.
they can play
would bo too high for most people Fancy Cheviot and black * which we will offer at
it's within your reach at Blue Chinchilla Ileefers wool lined absolutely all wool Pants. . . $ s.r > fi they ought not to be > old under
Sizes S to 15 years in a neat red and and In a Res . ' ! to 8 mohair braid any conditions for Joss than $1'J.OO 50
brown mixed cheviot made In the sailor collar an J bis buttons very Fancy Worsted- our price shows a loss to us but you
swell price . can have them at
same manner we guarantee
every extra big bargains In Pauts ,
suit as Peck ( .V llauehhaut. make only Blue and black kerseys mode raw m
ARCS 3 to S In blue Chinchilla
tine clothing our price edges serge body linings with shoulders
Heefers that for
you Odd Suit Pants- ders and sleet full silk lined
Cheviots are the best material for boys' less than 54.00 will be cloj-ed out es a
All sizes , colors and values. 322 coat which i * retailed at $1S > . < K ) and
wear any other good * will fade and at .
$ SO.OO our
show dirt this lot is an Indistinct price
] > laid worsted cheviot It must be seen 312 Keefers-npes 3 to S with braid Fancy Worsted
x to be nppieclated price- and baudsouie pearl button ? . / 25 the highest cost Pants 322 Men's Ulsters
mohair collar and cuffs the kind
An imported Scotch cheviot * lzes 7 to that catch the boy& .
] ( . generally we can fix the regular ' Michaels. Stern & Go's black Frieze
value on goods , but at the price we "Wide Sailor Collar Heefers with Boys' I'lsters retailed everywhere for 75
are making on this lot of clothing our mohair braid on genuine chin- 50 $1:1.50 : wool lined wide collar a gen
ideas of actual values become demoralized cuilia n bargain if theie ever uine frieze coat at
\ \ as one . Pants
alized our price '
Michaels , Stern A : Co's Oxford Frieze 75
Black and brown check worsted cheviots 95 Bis Bpys * Iteefer and Ulster com 1'lster full length big collar about
ots sizes 1 > to ir > usually .sold for bined ages S to 15 made of all Boys' Knee Pants $15.00 worth at x
? G.OO or ? ti.'iO our price wool blue chinchilla cloth with 322 usually sell for $1.00 - 45c A handsome gray chinchilla with heavy
wool and . . . .
wrge liuinjrs price. price
wool linings a splendid cold weather
AVe have put out more trade winning ,
friend making values In the past The Heefer that costs the most is ' garment with heavy worsted linings 552
black Irish Frieze it has silk Boys' Knee Pauts at
mouth than ever before but this lot our 95c
of Peck iV Ilaucbhaus goods will beat 412 sleeve and wool body linings The best in the house A perfect gem In a tail colored chin
them all and a big ulster collar regardless chilla a coat which for service and
of value 0 to 10 year ajes so 522 ' '
A neat dark brown broken check cheviot Big Boys' Suits warmth can't be beaten
viet one of their best suits which for . in long pants styles- The big card for this sale is a lot of
sell in every lir&t class house Jit The Brownie Ileefers will have to regular $5 and $0 values- Irish Frieze Ulsters In a dark brown
JO.DO our price be replenished after Saturday choice at . . . . . .1 Miade made up with raw edges-
fi for there's Just enough of these taped seams and handsomely trim
Other lines at 51.03 , 82.00 , 82.2-3 and S2.3S. The nobby affairs to last one day Men's Light Overcoats f)0 ) med no better coat In our stock at
opportunity of a lifetime to dress your boy right- ajjes 4 to S years as long as they 522 tbe $10.00 and ? rj.OO values- any price It's fliO.OO worth of Ulster ; i22- *
to buy goods for cash at money raising prices. ' last you get them for . to be closed out at. . . . , . M . . . at - x 7 VfY
* v < ' %
&Xv - . : ' i-i \ * Any article purchased at this great Money Raising Sale can be returned and if uninjured you * &
& Kits > - * v * get your money back ; provided , the goods are not as in ever way represented. We hav'nt % -i'y /
% ® got any ba ck yet , however.
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