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THE CM AIT A DAILY BEE ; SATURDAY , NOVEMBER 0 , 1807. 5
HAMILTON'S ' HEN AT WORK
New Force of Carpenters Second to Take
Place of tbo Strikers.
BUILDING OF MACHINERY HALL RESUMED
-Stride .Sltiintlon nt'tlic ivio < < ltlon
( irnntiilN llriiinliiN L'lu-lmnKCil
ConfiTciicc lli'l Tccn C'oiiinild-
nloncr Kt-nt nnil Ciiiilriictnr * ,
Afl evidences nt a strike , on the Machinery
buiidlng nt the exposition grounds have dls
nppcared. Twenty-five carpenters wcro t
work yesterday and the building pre
sented an animated appearance. Contractor
Hamilton stated that a carload ot Iron which
liuil been delaying1 tbo work had arrive J and
would tc unloaded at once. The largo posts
which will support the roof trusses were
being framed by a force of men , and the bo'.U
Jn the car in question will bo ufaIn \ these
pests. The delay In receiving this Iron has
interfered with the erection of the central
dome which will form the main entrance of
thin building and thin work will bo pushed
nt the sumo time thnt the root Is being put
Referring to the strike , Mr. Hamilton said
that thn strlko committee had misrepre
sented somewhat In saying that he was the
only contractor on the ground who was stand-
log out against the demands of the car
penters. Ho pioduccd a card on which
nppcared the Hlgnaturc of W. H. Pnrrlsh ,
contractor of the Liberal Arts building , under
a atitcmcnt to the effect that ho had no In
tention of paying carpenters n ifiat rate of 30
centa per hour or ot working eight hours per
day on ll-e Liberal Arts building. Mr. Hamil
ton said this wns a direct contradiction of
the statement reported to have been made by
tl.p strlko committee that Mr. I'arrlsh would
agree tn tilt demands. He nlso stated that
P. J. Crccclon , contractor fur the Auditorium ,
had told him that ho would not employ a
union man If bo knew him to be such.
"Them are some men employed by mo who
am being paid .10 cents per hour and others
who are not getting that much. Some ot the
work is of such a character that almost nny-
ono can do It , and there Is no money tn payIng -
Ing high prices tor work that a cheap man
can do just as welt. I have an entire new
force with the exception of two men , who
havu been taken back and two or three who
did not strike. I have a better furco than
before , and will not consider any proposition
whl"h would rompel mo to dlsdiargo thcso
"I um satisfied , " continued Mr. Hamilton ,
"that if this matter is settled by giving In to
the carpenters , that they would .soon find
something else to strlko for. They think that
If they can force the eight-hour rule the sur
plus labor would be absorbed. The next thing
thby would do would be to strike for 40 cents
per hour. I dove learned from good author
ity that some of the leading men' among the
carpenters have- boasted that they would get
60 cents an hoiir out of the exposition before
the work U finished. I believe that this
thing must bo met , und i am In favor of
blngins U. to an Issue at once and having
It settled. "
.Activity oil Miimifiu-tllrrK
Tbo upper part of the Manufactures build
ing IK beginning to assume a finished appcar-
enco. The main cornlco has been completed
along the entire front , the ornamental finish
nbovo the cornice Is In place on the west
wing and the plastering of the plain surfaces
onthis wing Is well under way. The coverIng -
Ing ot the columns of the entrance dome Is
being pul on the skeleton framework
and the Interior of the demo Is being
covered with the white stucco. Work
has been commenced on both ends of the
bu'ldlng ' by the staff workers and a showing
has been madq. The time Is fast approaching
when It will bo Impossible for the plasterers
to work on the plain surtaccs on the outside
ofthe building on account of frost and the
part of this work remaining unfinished will
have to bp postponed until spring. The car
penter work Is progressing , the roof being
put en the outer portions of the building.
The - trussesblch will support the central
part ot the roof have not yet been put up.
"Itnlly Dn.In the .SclicuilH.
Yesterday was "Rally day" in tJio public
schools of Omaha ami Nebraska. The day was
designated , at the request of the Women's
'Board ' ot Managers of the exposition , ns the
occasion In which the contributions of the
children toward the erection of the Boys'
and Girls' building should be banded In. A
number of handsome prizes have been pro
vided which will be awarded to the schools
thnt make the best showing In the competi
tion. Any contributions that were not handed
In yoatardtty will not bo considered In the
competition. No reports have yet been re
ceived In regard to the success of the plan In
the schools , but from the Interest that has
been manifested by the children and ttielr
parents It Is expected that the aggregate re
sult of the Cay's contributions will reach a
very respctable sum.
Worlr , nil NrliriiMka IliilliIliiK.
Yhe walls of the Nebraska building are all
lip and thu workmen hav commenced put-
tinp on the sheeting This work Is being
done In n mort expensive manner than the
same work is done on. the building he-Ing
erected by the exposition management. In
the latter case eight-Inch lumber Is used and
the boards .are pla-ced eight Inches apart ,
leaving open spaces oetwccn , and the lath
for the plaster forming the covering of the
building are nailed on tlirso strips. In the
Nebraska building the sheeting Is placed
close together without any Intervening space ,
taking twice the quantity of lumber required
by the other method. It Is nlso stated that
ntrlps will bo placed/ over this sheeting and
the lath fastened to these strips , necessitat
ing the use of moro extra lumber.
Mnii.v TCIU-IIITH Knrollnl.
Superintendent Pcarae of the public schools
continues to receive favorable reports relative
to the Bchomo to offer the National Educa
tional association , upwards of 1.000 now mem.
burp at one ot the advantages that will accrue
from the location ot the next annual con
vention in Omaha. Tlio agreement has al
ready been signed by fully COO teachers , and
yoitcrday It was reported -tlmt - the entire
educational corps ot Weeping Water had been
added to the list. Superintendent Poarsc
visited Council Bluffs Thursday and per
fected arrangements with the Transmlssls-
slppl club 'to ' take the matter up at once
with the Iowa teachers. A commltte-o was
appointed to take charge ot the matter and it
wll ! l > e pushed at onco.
IFiiIti" ! .StiitvH CoiiMiilN
11io Department of Publicity continues to
r colvo letters from United States consuls
In European countries , replying to letters
from the department asking assistance in
promoting the exposition , A letter from
Hugo Donzolmann , consul at Prague , says :
"I shall cheerfully do my utmost to Indued
Bohemian manufacturers to bo represented
at the' exposition In Omalia , and to that end
I will BOO the governor tn person , being ac-
qualnjcd with him , nnd will nlso urge the
manufacturers living In my district , which U
the largest one , to orgunl/.o and send ex
hibits. " .Similar letters have iilso been re-
col-'etl from Albion W. Tourjiee , consul at
Bordeaux , Franco ; John C. Covert , consul at
.Lyons , und others.
Xult'M of Kxionl4loil ,
Wlogy" has necured the concession for
erlllng official programs , badges , eou venire
and curtain eatables on the exposition
grounds during the Ice carnival.
The excavating of the pit for the
Auditorium building was commenced yes
terday. There ro about 15,000 yards of
rarth to bo moved , A grading machine la bo.
ing UBod on the work.
Tlio water mains on the Kountzo tract were
tented Thursday with the pressure from the
city mains and found to uhow but few leaks.
Another teat will be made today with ad
The lilies for the Liberal Arts building are
nearly all driven and the workmen laylug
the floor are following the ( illo driver cloaely ,
A good part of the lumber for this mJlldlng
1s on the ground und Contractor IMrrlsli says
ho Intends to push tbo work us soon as tbo
pile drivers get out ot the way.
The watw , ln the , lagoon Is slowly rising.
It lias now reached -point about six Inches
brlow She level it had reached when the
break in the newer made it necasary to lot
all the water out. Tbo bottom U almost
entirely covered and within tew iUr Uaa
water will bo ot the old level. It la the In
tention to nil the lagoon Us much a * possible
before freezing weather makes It necessary
to stop the flow ofwater. .
The Administration bul'dlng U being glvon
the flnUhlnR touches. The casings on the
doors and windows are being put on anil
the door * and windows belnR at hand to be
put In position within a short time. The
stafTwork Is almost completed , only a few
minor details remaining to bo attended to.
The driving of the piles for the Agriculture
building Is about finished , the pile driver
being at work on the small piles along the
couth front ot the building , which will sup
port the colonnade extending along the front.
The floor li almost completed and the work
ot rearing the superstructure will bo com
mon cud early next week.
Thu sides of the Mines building arc being
sheeted. The dtai tial sheeting , which serves
the double uurposa of braces and background
on which to hang the start , Is ( irnctlcally
completed on the north and south aides and
the root Is being put on the galleries. The
main entrance pavilion Is being framed
p.nd tbo building Is beginning to show Its
size. A large quantity of staff has been
stored In tlio building , but none has yet been
placed on the outer walls.
Ilucklrti'n Ariilcu aulvr.
The best salvo In the world for Cuts ,
Ilrulses , Sores , Ulcers , Salt Hheum , Fovcr
Sores. Tetter , Chapped Hands , Chilblains ,
Corns and all Skin Kruptlons , nnd positively
cures Piles or no pay icijulrcd. It Is guar
anteed to give perfect satisfaction or money
refunded. Prlco 25 cents per box. For pale
by Kuhn & Co.
I'l.M ) A KI.OATKIl IX THU IlIVHH.
Unity nf Jitinr * MplioU I-Mnlictl Out if
( In.AllnNOurl ,
The body of James Nichols was found
floating the Missouri river yesterday after
noon by a fisherman. The latter , W. 11. Sims ,
WJB bolting his trout line , four miles south
of the city , near Gibson station , when he dis
covered the form ot Nichols In the current.
Ho dragged It to a sand bar and notified the
An examination of the dead man revealed
thn name of J. Nichols In India Ink on his
collar band and his full name was given In
a note contained In a pocket. The paper was
stained and discolored , but the following re-
nue'st was declpcred :
"You will do me a favor by letting Mr.
James Nichols have my mall. Mrs. Mattle
U. Sykes. " illelow was written , "Train , from
St. Louis. "
Uiesidos thrf writing a number of old' coins
were founJ on the body. One was a penny
dated Straits Settlement , a colony In lower
Hlndoostnn. There was n 2-rels piece milled
In Spain In 1831 , Hesldes these and a dozen
old United States cents , of the large size ,
thcro was no money found. One pocket con
tained a number ot ancient pln-flro car
tridges. A largo folding store key and a
horse chestmit completed Nlchol's posses
The dead man was rust middle life and
below avcmge height. Ho was dressed In
summer clothing , which was thought to Indi
cate that the body hail been In the water a
considerable length of time. He wore no
coat , but there wcro no marks on the body
pointing to violence. The authorities could
find no corresponding name In the directory
and as yet have failed to ascertain -tho dead
man's personality. They consider It possible
tint tJio body may have traveled from up the
river , even us far as Sioux City , as It might
have avoided all sand bars above the ono
near Gibson station.
The bar on which the body was floated Is
well situated for the lodgement of floaters
and has Intercepted four during the last year.
Ono wus that of a colored girl and two others
were Infants. It Is an extensive one and
bears the Incongruous name of Pysche's
Island. It was necessary to carry -tho body
of N-lchols over a quarter of a mile of un
trustworthy sand to gain the mainland.
OF.XTHAL. I.AIlim UX1O.V MEETS.
Ouniiiiltti > e Will .IiivcHllfcnte Com-
Iilnliit nf HriMvorN' Union.
The meeting of the Centra J-abor union last
night was spent In the rehearsal of the diffi
culty which the Brewers' ucilou has been
having during the last two years with Its
employers. When the strike occurred at the
beginning of that period a boycott was de
clared by the Central Labor body. This , It
Is Raid , has not been lived up to and In addl.
tlon the Omaha Brewing association has
formed a union of Its own and reftwes to
employ all outslJo of this organization. Ac
cordingly , the striking brewers feel that they
are making Indifferent progress and complain
that organized labor haa grown lukewurm lu
their support. The remarks of the brewers
bore fruit , and a committee of three , con
sisting of F. M. Youngs , Joseph Bayerd and
V. B. Klnney was appointed to confer with
the brewing cmpUycrs and endeavor to adjust
The credentials of J. W. Youngs and J. P.
Hayes of the Machinists' union 'wero ' favor
ably acted upon and were those of E. E. Ed-
helm from the Plumbers' union. The old
trouble of the theater employes reappeared ,
and Messrs. Bell , Schupp and Clark will
make an endeavor to close a satisfactory
Disfigurement for life by burns or scald *
may be avoided by using De Witt's Witch
Hazel Salve , the great remedy for plles and
for all kinds ot sores and skin troubles. '
IIOYT WILL ET TIIM IlKrUTVSIIIP.
Mil Id'tn Hi' Si'li-ftoil lo Stiuurcil Knlitli
U Is announced that U. C. Hoyt , at present
deputy clerk of the United States district
court. Is to be appointed deputy clerk of
the United States circuit court , to succeed
Ralph Blttcnger. The appointment will
probably bo ofllctally promulgated upon thb
return of Clerk Hlllls from Lincoln , where
ho Is attending court. Mr. Hoyt came from
Beatrice last summer to take the position
of deputy cleric of the district court after
E , S. Dundy , Jr. , had resigned as clerk
and Mr. Hlllls had been appointed as his
Subsrlbo for The Sunday eo and read
Anthony Hope's great story "Simon Dale. "
JUDGES QUIT THEIR JOBS
DcfT the Judicial Ditrnitjr and Leave Their
Oity Hall Quarters.
MIMIC PAL COURT GOES OUT OF BUSINESS
of ilic SuiiriMiir Cunrt No !
Only aotiiptlcnfri Matter * , but
Innurrx n llnrvrnl for
In obedience to tlio decision of the supreme
court the municipal court , which has
occupied quarters on the fourth floor of the
city hall for scvur.it months past , turned up
Its official toes yesterday ami Judges
Magney , Wnro anil Durnam and Clerk
Cosgrovo became plain everyday citizens.
TIic decision that the law by which the court
was created was unconstitutional was some
what unexpected to the Judges , who had con-
fldcntly anticipated that the supreme court
would take a different view of the case.
Nevertheless , they promptly proceeded to
pack up their papers and by the middle of
the forenoon their offices In the city hall
wore dcoertcd. They turned the keys over to
Custodian Sodgwlck and passed down nnd
out. taking with them only their pcrsoual
papers and tl.o Judicial prefix which con-
sltutcd the only souvenir of their brief
enjoyment of the Judicial prerogative. The
city ofllcliils , who were removed to less com
modious quarters to make room for the
municipal court , will be allowed to move back
to their old ofUcca , as 'the ' dissolution , of the
new court haa been complete.
In regard to thu litigation that lias been
adjudicated by the court during Its brief
Icuse of life there la likely to bo an em
barrassing controversy. The Judges unite In
the assertion that whllo the cases that still
remain ou their dockets will hive to betaken
taken to eonio other court the judgments
that have been rendered will stand. City
Attorney Conncll Is equally positive that no
act of the municipal court will have force ,
now that the law by which It was created
hus been declared unconstitutional. He as
serts that In the light ot yesterday's decision
the municipal court has had no more power
to deliver judgments than , any moot court
that might bo organized In a law school. lie
says that all the cases that have been tried
before the municipal Judges represent an
absolute waste of time and that the Judg
ments rendered are not worth the papei they
are written on. As parties who have obtained
favorable decisions will be anxious that those
decisions should stand , while others will bo
equally desirous that they should be
nullified , the validity ot the transactions of
the municipal court while the question ot Its
constitutionality was pending will probably
be made an Issue In the district court. This
question U also Important to the officers of
the Abolished court In that It Involves their
right to collect the fees from which their
salaries arc to be paid.
The dissolution of the municipal court Is
particularly gratifying to the Justices ot the
peace , whoso emoluments ot olllco were il-
most entirely taken away by that tribunal.
The great bulk ot the business Wwt has pre
viously been adjudicated in justice court bis
either been taken to the municipal court or
held In abeyance until the question of con
stitutionality was settled. The effect of the
decision lr to Immediately throw the entire
volume of this litigation back Into the justice
courts and the justices have prospects of all
the business that they ca'n attend to for some
time to come.
The eflcct Is also visible In the county
court , from which fully three-fourths of the
civil business had been transferred by the
municipal court law. Since the now court
bis been In operation the civil business In
county court haa been so light that the fees
.havo not been sufficient to pay the expenses ,
but now It Is expected that the volume of
business will return to the former standard.
If Robert Mantell bo not quite "the only
American exponent ot the romantic drama. "
as the play bill modestly claims , he Is at
least an octor of romantic roles of whom
many pleasant things have boon said at one
time and another , and many hopes enter
tained for growth nnd fuller fruition. He
comes this acajou after n year or two of
absence , bringing a. pluyi which Is not likely
either to Increase the number of agree'ablc
compliments or to encourage fond bxpes of
Mr. MantcM's development. The piece Is tin-
work of one \V. A. Tremayne , and Is called
"A Secret Win-ant. " The time Is that of
the financiering schemes of John Low , antl
the scene France. "A Secret Warrant" Is
full 'of people rushing In and out of doors ,
uttering platitudinous sentiments , calling
ono another "Mosseer , " escaping noisily on
horseback and doing all sorts of things at
the stroke of the clock. Hands readily find
their way to rapiers and God Is frequently
adjured to sivo the dramatis personae from
the unfortunate situation Into which their
own folly or the evils of villains have led
them. The piece Is not well constructed , well
written nor , save by two or three of the
members of the company , well played.
Nevertheless , the largo audience last night
seemed to like the performance.
Mr. Mantell , as has been suggested , docs-
not appreciably enhance his reputation by
his work In the roa ! of Louis dc Itoiumont.
Ho is decidedly n , wooden soldier of fortune.
Miss Behrens , on the contrary. Is Interesting ,
Ingenuous and as effectiveas the author
permits In the part of Marguerite. Mr.
Keenan rujikcs a good Impression for sin
cerity as Gaston , and Miss Clifton enlivens
a generally dull performance by the genu
inely unctuous humor of her Catherine. An
other comedienne of rare charm Is Miss Nina
Morris , 'who Is habitually covered with >
j vast black hat. typical of a truculent dls-
Never have wo had such a piano and
organ business aa this week wo started
out with a big lot of second-hand instru
ments at really low prices and now wo'va
only a fe < v left. Some of thorn arc
upright Wesor IJros. ' piano. $7-1 upright
Halo & Co. piano. ? S5,00-uprlght
Hush pliino , $ ! ) < ; upright Halo it Co.
piano , $1'0 upright lllnzu piano , $14f >
upright Kiinlmll Mason & llamiln and
Tailor Oninil Kimlmll , half value Ksty
organ , walnut case. ? 1S Storey & Clark
line style , ! ? . ' ! - Kdim piano ease organ
and Klmball parlor oak case half prlco
Wo are making the casiost kind of tonns
on thorn so that If you are looking for a
good Instrument cheap this is your op
A. HOSPE ,
KliSlCOIIdJin. I5I3 Douglas
Say yonso fellers wat sell dc Stoeekor
cigar fur live cents and make buckets
full of de dow and give de felers dat
smoke dem de best smoke of his life
wanter look fur ills kid In de Sunday
lleo my dad's goln * ter give yer de
bargain fur ye.r life den an' It's only
good fur Monday's buyln' so yer don't
want ter miss It not If yer want tor
dubblo de capital stock of yer com
pany dero will bo as big a rush den as
dero wus last ' 1'nesdny when all do
candidates und de feelers wns a buyln'
de live-cent Stoecker cigar say dat
wus a great day fur my dad.
position , nnd attired In an open bodice , quite
excusable , to bo kur1 * . under all circum
stances , and by rloi nut-ana out of keeping
with the manifest inallgnlty ot her spirit.
She has n majesty of carrlige altogether
Indescribable , nnd to1 sco her sink grandly
Into n chair or to contemplate the heavlngs
of passion which jiot Infrequently occur
within the low cut garment aforesaid are
experiences calculatcdto _ enhance the gayety
"A Secret AViirranf' may bo seen at the
Crclghton twice today ) and twice tomorrow ,
a ir.atlnoc performance , being given each day.
Yesterday nfternAon-xt lloyd's theater the
Omaha Orchestral ) rwlety g.jve Its second
concert In the presence , ot n lamentably small
audience. It Is a fact that very many musi
cal people knew nothing of Mr. Adclmann's
concert nnd therefore were not present to
A marked Improvement was noticeable over
the- first performance. The numbers on the
program were nrorcr In reach ot the players
nnd the good effects ot several rehearsals
was easily discernible. The work of the
strings was nt times really fine and the
horns did not need to Issue so many search
warrants after Initial notes. Mr. Ailelmnnn
Is perfectly nt home In the lighter order of
music nnd leads his men to some fine effects
when ho hlmsblf bis n conception of them ,
but whou he simply beats tlmo whllo they
wander through n succession of meaningless
notes the effect Is not satisfactory to the
listeners or creditable to him or his men.
This was the case In the processional from
the second not of "l/ohoiiRrln , " which was
taken at much too slow a tempo and was
played throughout la a lifeless ; expression
less" manner that dime near making ono ot
the most beautiful compositions ever written
tedious and tiresome.
The overturns to "Don Junn" and "Strn-
della" were well plaved ami the Hungarian
Kantalslc was a rcvolatlin of light nnd shade ,
variety ot rythm , unity and precision. The
work of the strings In the g-ivott by Olllet
made It the gem of the concert. It should
have followed the Flirtation waltz , not pre
Master Karl Smith was the soloist of the
occasion nnd demonstrated moro plainly than
heretofore the extent ot his remarkable
talent. He played with the orchestra ( which
accompanied him skilfully and with a sub
dued tone that was In. the best of taste ) the
Cioltermaim concerto for vlollncello and ex
hibited clear technique , accurate Intonation ,
superb bowing nnd a conception o3 the work
that speaks well for his musicianship.
Mr. Adelmann will give his next concert
In Boyd's theater Friday afternoon. Novem
ber 19. It Is to bo hoped that the public
will bo allowed to know ot this concert before -
fore It Is over and that those who enjoy
music will he present. The upbuilding ot
orchestral anuslo In this city will bo coinci
dent with the development of public appre
A musical and literary program of unusual
excellence was presented by the members of
the Lowe Avrniue Presbyterian church to an
audience which completely filled the neat llt-
tlo edifice last night. Those who attended
came prepared for a treat , and they were not
disappointed. Applause was frequent and
long continued , and many of the entertainers
were obliged to repeat their numbers.
The first on the program was a piano duet
by Miss Clam niumer and Mrs. Zlmmer. A
IMSS solo by Dr. It. W. llalley followed , and
and was one of the best selections given
during the evening. "The Land of Swal
lows , " n duet by Mrs. Llpplncott and Mrs
Campbell nf Lincoln , received Its meed of
praise , as also did the violin solo by J. I.
Cook , with Miss Nettle Haverly as accompati-
Ist. A recitation -by Jessie Brown Dorward
was given In the tinral good form of this
well-known elocutionist and1 was followed by
a contralto eolo by Miss Divld A. Campbell.
The first portion iof the program was com
pleted with a solo by Miss Getty.
The "Elegle. " a violin solo by J. I. Cook ;
"Tlio Night Tlmd , " a tenor solo by W. H.
Wilbur ; a soprano solo by Mrs. Charles A.
Llpplncott , a piano solo by special request
by MIsg Cara ! Hawley nnd a vocal duct com
pleted a most enjoyable evoulng's program.
Beginning on- Monday evening , Julia Mar
lowe will appear-In aiJour days' , engagement
at Boyd's theater , . Her admirers will see
her In three widely , different roles Mary ,
the daughter of.xMigus ; Juliet ot the Capu-
lets , and Parthenln. It has been arranged
to divide the engagements as follows : Mon
day and Tuesday evenings nnd Wednesday
matinee. "For Bonnie I'llnce Charlie ; "
Wednesday evening , "Romeo nnd Juliet , "
and Thursday evening , "Ingomnr. " The first
named play Is the latest addition to Miss
Marlowe's repertory. Everywhere It has been
received .with . favor , end an especial com-
mendatlnn ot It has been that It gives Miss
Marlowe the greatest opportunity of her
career. "Romeo and Juliet" will be put on
magnificently , special attention being paid
to the scene'ry and costume ? . "Ingomar"
has not been offered by Miss Marlowe for
sotno years , ami those who remember her
success as "IVirthcnla" will welcome Us
The A. Y. Pearson Stock company will
play n , week's engagement at the Crelghton ,
beginning next Monday night , when "Tho
White Squadron" ' will be presented. "The
Police Patrol" Is the bill announced for
Tuesday evening and the Saturday matinee ,
"Tho Land of tlio Midnight Sun" for the
performances on Wednesihy , "A Midnight
Alarm" for Thursday evening , "The District
Fair" for Friday , and "She" for Saturday ,
closing the engagement. The company Is
said to contain some clever people , and the
performances will doubtless provu attractive
to that large class ot theater goers which
enjoys stirring r > ) ays at popular price ? .
\rn-nt riirlNlluii Srloutlxl.
KANSAS CITY , Nov. B.-Mra. A. J. Rilnl.
a leading Christian Scientist of this city ,
has been nominally placed under nrrest for
not placarding a house where she had n
CUF * of diphtheria under treatment- The
warrant was Issued by Dr. Von Quast , the
city physician , nml the case will be pushed.
Mrs. Balrd's nrrest lias caused n sensation
In Christian Sdence circles. Her personal
bond has bc-en given for appearance in
STIRS UP RAILROAD CIRCLES
Moro Stories of the Disposition of Road
Under Oidon oF Pnlo.
RUMORED LEASE OF THE KANSAS PACIFIC
Itoiiort Hint .T. IMrrpnnt Slurprnn Mnj-
Sci'iinthe 1.1 no nml Operate
It In Unnnpptlnti
the Alton Ho ml.
The announcement that J. Plerpont Morgan
Is negotiating tor the Icaso ot the Kansas
Pacific to the Chicago ft. Alton tor a long
term of years created a little flurry In rail
road circles bore. Nothing official lias
been received or Is expected on the matter
by the management of the Union 1'aclflc In
thl city. A representative of the Union Pa
cific , In speaking of the matter yesterday ,
said : "There have been so many rumors to
the effect tb/H the Altoa would absorb the
Kansas Pacific that ono scarcely knows how
to take this report. We know nothing about
It hero. "
Other railroaders regard the report as prob
ably correct. The Chicago & Alton has for
a long time operated through sleeping and
chair cars from Chicago to Denver , via Its
own line to Kansas City nnd over the Kan
sas Pacific from tluro to Denver. This Is a
fast train , and the service has always been
regarded as exceptionally good. The train
Is the fastest between Chicago nnd Denver ,
via Kansas City. This through service over
the Alton and the Kansas Pacific has brought
the lines closely together , and that they
should form a clcso compact and bo absorbed
under ono management la a report that Is
generally given credence by railroaders here.
Special Master Cornlsii postponed the sale
of the Kansas Pacific , which was to have
taken place Thursday , until Thursday. De
cember 1C. The greatest fear ot the Union
Pacific reorganization committee has been
that congress , assembling before the date
fixed for the sale of the Kansas Pacific ,
would take up the matter nnd seriously Inter
rupt the committee's carefully laid plans.
The kaso to the Chicago & Alton would al
together change matters. As pointed out
by well posted railroad men here , such a
lease would place the Kansas Pacific In the
hands of J. Plerpont Morgan , , but through
another medium than the Union Pacific reor
KV.VXS * HKlllS SEKIC THU COUNTS.
Auk that Sale of Union I'lu-lllc Heel
Coil llrm I'll.
The suit ot the Evans heirs of Arapahoe
county , Colorado , against the receivers of the
Union Pacific for the recovery of certain
lands In dispute Is engaging the attention
of the United States circuit court and of
representatives ot the government , of the
Union Pacific , and ot Its reorganization com
mittee at St. Paul. Those who left
hero Thursday to be present at the hearing
before Judge Walter Sanborn nt St. Paul
were : General John C. Cowln , special
counsel for the government ; AVIlllara H.
Kelly , general solicitor for the Union Pa
cific , and Wlmslow S. Pierce , attorney , and
Lawrence W. Greer , assistant attorney , for
the Union Pacific's reorganization committee.
The suit Is ot Importance at this tlmo
because of Its possible effect on the con
firmation of the Union Pacific foreclosure
sale. The plaintiffs In the suit originally
asked that an Injunction against the sale -bo
granted. Now It is asked that the sale
held here the early part of the present week
bo not confirmed. The dispute Is over lands
which Green , a director of the Union Pacific ,
Denver & Gulf railroad , Is alleged to have
sold to himself. 'His attorneys. Teller and
Smith , appeared before Judge Sanborn
yesterday to defend bl # rights to the lands
which would bo adversely affected were the
sale to be confirmed.
It Is not regarded as probable that the
suit of the Evans heirs will In any way In
terrupt the Union Pacific foreclosure pro
ceedings. Any Interruption of the confirma
tion of the sale will be vigorously opposed by
the representatives of the Union Pacific and
of the reorganization committee. It was the
news of this suit that was sprung by those
opposing the foreclosure Hilo of the Union
Pacific , Just before the sale was made , as
certain evidence that the sale would not be
held. It Is to this suit that those opposed
to the Union Pacific sale now look for an
Interruption of the confirmation. The con
sensus of opinion among those most familiar
with the foreclosure proceedings Is that they
will not be Interrupted nor the confirmation
Krom St. Paul , Wlnslow S. Pierce , attor
ney , and Lawrence W. Grecr , assistant attor
ney ot the Union Pacific reorganization com
mittee , will proceed to New \orit , wnero tne
offices of tbo committee are located.
ItalUviiyotCM nnil 1'ernoniilH.
Chief Clerk Justin ot the Oregon Short
Line's accounting department passed
through Omaha yesterday.
The Union Pacific cm Sunday last sent out
lt last gravel train for this season from
the gravel pits at Sherman , Wyo.
J. Kruttschnltt. general manager ot the
Southern Pacific , will bo In Omaha today
enrouto from Eun Francisco to New York.
W. C. Prlco ot tile Blue Ridge Dispatch
company and AVIlllain II , Hartlo of the
Indiana , Illinois & Iowa railroad were
among the visiting railroaders hero yester-
Estimated grcss earnings ot the entire sys
tem of the Chicago , Hock Island St. Pacific
Hallway company , both east and west of the
Missouri river , for October ore $1,793,012 , an
Increase as compared with estimated earn
ings In October , 1S9C. ot $121,055.
James Egan , a laborer In the employ of the
Union Pacific , wan killed by a Union Pacific
locomotive at Simpson. Wyo. . Thursday. Ho
was running ahead ot the engine trying to
get on the Y before the train. He was
struck by the engine and badly Injured about
Some ranges are elegant lookers
more nicklo than steel about them and
they kcop some member of the family
continually carrying and feeding them
fuol. It isn't that way with the Jewel
Stool Hango just enough ornamenta
tion to sot it oil' , but easy to kcop clean
and lliovaro the greatest fno ! siivorn
of Uio ago 'hen its the nmgo thnt'u
nindo of blcol cold rolled Btcol of the
right weight and thickness no sheet
iron used to wnrp and get out of shape
while tlio oven is pt-rlVcM ion made in
four sections with Hango edges rlvlled
together so tliulj.lt can't warp-thus in
suring a porffcLbaker always you can
hum hard or eofl coiil or wood in the
Jowoll Steel Knniffcs-lM.OO and up.
A. C. RAYMER
1514 Farnam St.
That tired fooling about the oyps
dull aches and j.ains in th ? Head in 09
cases out of lOOicpmcs from the eyes and
can bo easily rotnJdled by having glas.-ca
properly flttcdv/JTJ mivo luul yt'aru of
experience as manufacturing opticians
and eye defect fixers and have iiover
yet found a pair of byes that wo could not
help if glasses wore needed. Wo make
a thorough hclontilio examination free
and if glasses won't help you we'll ' say
BO atnee if they will we'll loll you
what they'll uost < nnd guarantee results
to bo Satisfactory taken in tlmo eye de
fects are easily remedied. Weak eyes
can see the vuluu in those new imported
opera glasses wo bhow.
Columbian Optical Co
AUTISTIC , SCJHVniMO AXIJ I'ltAO-
TIAIi OI'CTICIANS ,
DUXVKIt , OMAHA , KANSAS CITY ,
Jll Champa. Ill 8. Hlh SU SIS M la.
Just simply n pure extract of prime
bcL'f-tlmt's Lirino COMPANY'S
EXTRACT. Highly concentrated. No
( uhtltcrntion. Ho sure you get the
genuine with hluo signature nnd
avoid disappointment with inferior
nnd imitation sorts.
Cook Itook tlifmlnitnitnyflellclonstTArftof
utlne It , ircl ( too to houorkprprrii , AJ-
dn > LtobU Oo. , I'.O.lloi 3719 , .Now Votk.
: ho head and body. He died later In the
office of the company's surgeon nt Carbon.
Thcodoro Oilman ot New York , president
of the Missouri Hallway Construction com-
twny , has written the Qulncy Chamber of
Commerce that ho will meet an appointed
committee an an early date to consider the
matter of building an eiMoni outlet from
Qulncy that will connect the Omaha. Kansas
City & Kastern railroad with the seaboard.
In answer to < i query concerning the state
aw providing fcr trocqulpme t of all c rs ami
locomotives with automatic power brakes and
patent couplers It may be stated that It maybe
bo fouivd tn the statutes ct Nebraska , 104 , J.
A fine of not Itss than $200 nor more than
$1,000 Is provided for every violation ot the
aw compelling such equipment utter January
1 , 1S98. The money derived from the fines
goes to the school fund of the state. It Is
estimated that Nebraska railroads have
equipped nearly all their locomotives nnd
nbout C5 per cent of their curs according to
the provisions ot the law. What will happen
nftcr January 1 , 1SDS. Is n matter thnt Is
receiving the thoughtful consideration of Ne
braska railroad managers. <
You can't afford to risk your llto by nl-
lowlu ga cold to develop Into pneumonia or
consumption. Instnnt relief and n certain
cure arc afforded by One Minute Cough Cure
Subscribe for The Sunday Iiee and read
Anthony Hope's great story "Simon Dale. "
HYMIM.VI : , .
ST. PAUL , TUInn. , Nov. 5. Holland nnd
Hawaii were united yesterday by a notable
marrlnKO In St. Paul. The "crown painter"
to the Dutch royal family , a distinguished
European artist , was marrlpil to ihe daugh
ter of Hawaiian kings , u widow of remark
able beauty. The groom was Joseph Hu
bert Vos , of Tlio Hague. The brldo was
Klcan Kalkllanl Graham of Honolulu , llev.
Mr. John 1'aul Ktfbert of the House of Hope
I'rosbytprlan church outdated at the -wed
ding , which was very private , only two per
sonal friends and tlio two children of the
bride being present.
Despite n strenuous nttempt to suppress
all public knowledge ot the marriage. It was
learned that Mr. Vos Is one ot Europe's
famous portrait painters. During several
years he has , however , resided in this coun
try , being recently located at Fort Totten ,
supposedly 10 study Indian typrs.
Mrs. Vos Is said to belong to one of the
Hawaii royal dynasties by virtue of her
father's family. Her maiden name , Kalklanl ,
Is said to bo moro thnn n distinguished name
at Honolulu. Her former husband -believed
to be n planter of wealth. The position
ot the witnesses harmonized with that ot
the principals In this marriage. Mr. Mof-
fatt proved to be an ex-consul general ot the
United States In London. Ho served ton
years , beginning his first term when James
Russell Lowell was minister to the court of
St. James. Mr. Moffatt was also assistant
solicitor of the State department under Sec
retaries Blalno and Frcllnghuysm. Ho In
now practicing law In Denver. The other
witness came from Minneapolis. He Is an
Intimate friend and old "chum" of the groom.
Ilia name Is Hon. Samuel U. Thayer , former
minister plenipotentiary ot the United States
to The Hague.
Mr. and Mrs , Vos will start for Honolulu
SI. Clillr-llolllnn- .
WEST POINT. Neb. , Nov. 5. ( Special. )
Hcv. W. A. Llpo of the English Lutheran
church joined In matrimony last Wednesday
evening Arthur St. Clulr and Miss Emma
Boiling at the home of the -bride , In South
Logan township. The couple left yesterday
morning on n bridal trip. The groom Is the
son of J. III. St. Clalr , a prominent Logan
township farmer , nnd has been reared In tltli
county , while the bride Is IMP daughter ot
John Boiling , a well-to-do farmer , who nlso
lives In Logan township.
WAHOO , Neb. , Nov. G. ( Special. ) The
marriage of Mr. W , L. McClean and Mlsa
nuaslo Oholletto occurred nt the rcsldonco
of the bride's mother , Mrs. Jonathan Choi-
lettc , In this city l.inl evening , Hov. Samuel
H. Bolvlllo of Wood lllver officiating. Itov.
Mr. IVulrn' ot this city ns lsted. 'The youiiR
poovlo have lived In this city and vicinity
many years. They will bo at homo to their
friends on a farm adjoining this city In ft
few days. * "
I'KllSOYAI , PAItACllAlMIS.
J. Palmer of Louisville , Ky. , Is a Barker
John Bnrsby , an attorney nt Geneva , is In
Thomas Beck and wife of Alliance are la
J. Ilatfield nnd wife of McCook arc vlalt-
Ing In the city.
M. 10. Octtcr nnd L. Thompson of Ord are
guests at the Barker.
W. C. Elder of North Platte. clerk of HIM
district court for Lincoln county , Is tn the
Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Fallen have returned
from Australia nnd will again locate In
W. H. LInklatcr and Miss Jessie Llnklatcr
of Bolssevaln , Manitoba , nre stopping at the
J. H. McKlbbcn and Leo H. Schwabachor ,
representing the Chicago Journal , arrive ! la
Omaha last evening.
C. C. Merrill nnd rurally , W. B. Olldileix
and family , J. H. C.irlotnu and family anil
W. F. Elliott of Bcresfotn , S. 1) . , en route
to California , are domiciled at the Barker.
Miss Marlon Clifton , Howard Hall. Albert
Tavernlcv , Arthur J. Whaley , John H. Smith ,
Harry O. Kceuon nnd William Mooney are
members of the Hobert Mantell company rcg
( stored nt the Barker.
Nebraskans nt the hotels : F. F. Monttonl ,
Yutan ; E. James , Lawrence ; W. W. Alt , Wa
boo ; J. C. Boatnicr , Geneva ; M. L. Dolan ,
Grand Island ; U. S. Ncuman , Nlckersonj D ,
L. lloberts nnd J. D. Roberts , Fullerton ,
At the Mlllard : J. D. Negus , Cheycmioj
A. B. Caribou , Elizabeth , N. J. ; Edward L ,
Dobbins , Newark ; F. T. Cummins , Nashville )
A. S. Yamcr , St. Louis ; Edward Van Berlo ,
Now York ; C. Henry Nold. Davenport ; Q.
D. Millpaugh , Akron , O. ; H. F. . .Kctclium ,
St. Louis ; C. G. Comstock , Qulncy ; E. B
Wright. J. P. Howcll. W. H. Turner , Chicago
cage ; B. Htrchflold , Cincinnati ; William O
Kauch. Rock Island ; Mr. nnd Mrs. Q. C.
Foil , Denver ; M. W. Huley nml wife , Now
York ; Frank A. Fiedler , Boston.
run HUAI.TY M.YHKirr.
INSTRUMENTS placed on Illo Friday , No
vember r > , isn ? :
Andrew Lund nml wife to Lorottn.
Court , lot 5 , block 8 , Itchcock's first
add . , . . t 1
II. M. Harmon and husband to A. U.
Mcrlclc , w',4 lot n , Lludsay'H Hiilid. . . . 650
Joseph Rltter and wife to W. Stein ,
n 50 feet lots 11 and 12 , block. 2 ,
Orchard Hill . DO
Mary Rowdcn to 13. U. Church , ] Ht
con , at ne cor , lot 4 In tax lot 11
In 10-14-13 . 225 ,
Special muster to A. T. Potter , lots
4 nnd 5 , block 110 ; lot 7 , block 121 ;
lots D and 10 , block 117 , Dundee Place 2,009
Total . $2,928
Winter's coming If it's not already
jre this little feet will need shoeing
and Drev L. Shooman says and ho
knows Unit wo have the best shoe for
the hoys that was ever made and
they're only $1.50a $ 1.150 boys' shoe
a shoe that for school wear cannot bo
beat better than any § 1.50 shoe we've
ever sold and we've always sold the
best $1.50 boys' shoe ever sold In
Omaha wo know these shoes will out
wear any two pair at the same price
and ontw-ear lots of shoes that you'll
have to pay more for we've a way of
Klvln r value with our shoes that's very
acceptable these times they're in all
toes all sixes all widths.
Drexel ShoeCo. ,
1419 FARNAM STREET
New fall catalogue now ready ; mailed
for the asking.
You don't have to RO to Klondike for
Kold-our Hlore Is filled with ; , ' "hl just
now we're showing our holiday line of
Kold jewelry It never was any more
complete than now and the prices were
never any more reasonable there nre 11
kt. gold brooches cuff links stick pins
chains charms etc. In an almost
endless variety anything you may wish
to see for either a lady or gentleman
Wo engrave and print all our own plates
and embossed work 100 cards with cop.
per plate for $1.50 100 cards printed
from your own plate for $1.00wedding
stationery engraved in the latest arils-
tie frccts-$10 for the llrst lt)0-t.5 ) : ( )
per 100 after Hint mall orders receive
careful and prompt attention.
C. S. Co
. . Raymond , ,
15th and Douglas Streets.
Dentistry with us is nn art Years of
experience gives us n superior ability
that can't bo uquircd in n day or year
vvo've made tooth a study and know
how to ftivo them ( or you A gold till-
> ng will sometimes pro.sorvo thorn
for yours our small gold fillings nro
J'J.OO if they've got to como out we'll
pull thorn without pain or gas at 50
cents u tooth After wo'vo got the tcoth
out wo'll furnish you a sol of our thin
olaUio plates for $10 they arc the best
tooth made today You can pay JIB for
u b'-1 that are not near BO good while
you will pay $10 for the BUIIIO tooth that
wo will furnish for $5 Lady attondent.
Ill Yrum ail riour 1'iutoii III It.
ixirlviicc. . JUth uuil FuriiHiu.
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