Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, April 20, 1898, Page 6, Image 6

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Try Mocre'i itock food.
Dr. Roe , dontlit , Merrlam block.
Mutlcal people should hear Farland.
Jersey Cream flour. Dartel & Miller.
Dr. Drown , flmtlit. room 301. Merrlam blk.
Mrs. Kato Madden haa gone to Spokane
Fall * .
Drs. Snydcr & Snydcr removed to 121 South
( Seventh street.
Mr * . Davla of Omaha l vlaltlng her daugh
ter , Mra. Theme , of Avenue D.
Wanted Competent cook , good wages.
Mrs. George A. Kccllnc , 129 Park avc.
The Bvani laundry It the leader In flne
work both for color tnd finish. 620 Pearl
street. Phone 290.
Mm. L. A. Lcettc Is confined to her homo
M 027 Fourth avenue from the effects ot *
fall on a slippery pavement. |
Mr. and Mrs. It. II. Harris have returned
from a visit with friends and relatives at
Datavla , N. Y. , and Kalamazoo , Mich ,
Don't you think It must be a pretty good
laundry that can please so many hundreds
of customers ? Well that's the "Eagle , " 724
The Woman's Christian Temperance union
will meet this afternoon at 2:30 : o'clock at
721 Willow avenue. Important business will
be considered and a full attendance Is de
Mrs. W. 8. Wright of Third avenue has
returned from Kmmctsburg , la. , where she
visited her daughter , Mrs. Scott Ormsby.
She was accompanied homo by her niece.
Miss Phoebe Rabbins , who will spend a few
weeks with her.
All music lovers should hear Miss Rita
Ix > rton and Mrs. Katharine L. Flsk at the
Dohany theater on Thursday evening. They
will appear under the auspices of the ladles
ot the Woman'R Christian Association hos
pital and will give a brilliant program.
William Sherman of this city , who has been
attending school at Davenport , has gone to
Brooklyn for the purpose of entering the
navy. He enlisted ecvcral dajn ago and haa
passed the nccorcury examination. He Is the
eon of Marshall Shcrmaa of ttila city.
Mfs ] Mattle Olbson , a graduate ot the
Woman's Christian Association hospital In
this city , was the first nurse In Iowa to offer
to Governor f/iaw / her services aa a trained
nurse In case of war. Her tender wan ac-
compcnlcd by credentials of a hlgCi standard.
A flro that broke out In the upper part of
a sirall cottage at the extreme end of Ttilrd
street yesterday Inflicted slight damage and
called out the flro department. Tbe cottage
was occupied by Mary Chandler , who had
considerable clothing and bedding Injured by
the heat cad smoke.
Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Pullen left yesterday
for Colorado , where they will spend the
summer prospecting In the mountains and
looking for what Is believed to be a valuabe :
pay streak that Mr. Pullen found and lost
last year. Mrs. Pullen has had prepared a
knlckcrbockcr suit of stout corduroy and Is
fully prepared to enjoy all of the pleasures
and hardships of a summer campaign
among the mountains with her husband.
Tomorrow evening the concert given under
the auspices of the Woman's Christian Asso
elation hospital will bo given at the Do
hany theater. It Is an event In which the
musical people of Council Bluffs have been
deeply Interested over since Its first an
nouncement. The appearance of Mme. Kath-
arlno L. Flsk , contralto , and Miss Rita Lor-
ton , soprano , at this entertainment will
doubtless be the means of bringing out a
large audience.
C. B. Vlttva On. , female remedy ; consulta
tion free. Office hours , 9 to 12 and 2 to o.
Health book furnished. 326-327-3-8 Merrlam
Money to loan on city property , Kino * .
N. T. Plumbing company. Tel. 250.
Hoffmeyr's fancy patent flour make * the
best and most bread. Ask your grocer for It.
Callv l Ilcforc the Cnlrialn ,
A magnificent audience greeted Clay Clem
ent at the Dcbany last night , and evidenced
Its appreciation of his strong work as an
actor and the two new one-act plays be pre-
eented. Mrs. Richardson's -latest- dramatic
creation , "The Musician's Sweetheart , " nat
urally attracted a large share ot the atten-
tlca. It proved to be even stronger than
her friends hoped It 'would ' be , and beu
the curtain went down the applauoe was
bearty and continuous until she appeared
( before the curtain with Mr. Clement. Tbe
oration that wae given her was very grati
fying , and after the play was over and ehe
appeared In the audience she was the recip
ient of marked attention. Mr. Clement's new
play that formed the second act ot the
bill was also thoroughly appreciated , and
met with such popular favor that he was
called before the curtain a couple ot times.
Tbe third and concluding act was a one-
act play , "Napoleon's Guard. "
I.Utlf Form. Linld to Urn * .
Tbe funeral of little Oracle Maloney , the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Maloney ,
waa largely attended yesterday. Brief serv
ices were held rt the residence ot Mr. Ma-
loney'o mother , but more elaborate end ex
pressive services were held at St. Francis'
Catholic church. Tbe floral offerings were
sufficient to entirely conceal the little white
casket. The pallbearer * were six little foojo ,
of the same age and playmates of the little
sleeper. They were Pressed In black , with
white tics and white rorea.
MnrrlaKf Llcraara.
Marriage licenses were Issued yesterday
to the following named persons :
Name and residence. Ago.
Jumps Booth , Omaha . 53
Jennie Clark , Omaha . , . . . 41
Thomas W. Hannan , Pottawattamlo co. . 27
Ellen Costello , Pottawattamla co . 21
Thp FI k-Ix > rton Concert.
Tbe concert program which Mrs. Kath
arine L. Flsk and Miss Rita Lorton will give
at the Dohany on Thursday evening cannot
fall to appeal to all tastes. It will Include
a number of selections successfully given
by these artists In Great Britain. The con
cert is under the management of the ladles
ot the W. C. A. hospital.
Ilrnl Gvtat Tmn fer .
The following transfers were flled yester
day In the title and loan office of J. W.
Squire. 101 Pearl street :
Sheriff to J , W. Davis , lots 6. 7. 8 , 9
anil 10 , blcck 1 , Williams' add. to Han
cock. s. d . I 530
Newton Nutt to Kate Nutt. lots 15 and
16. block 37. Beers' subdlv. , w. d. . . . 1,000
Receiver of Council Bluffs Insurance
company to Charles Foote , seV4 se',4
32-76-44. receiver's d. , . KO
Mary Foster and husband to Samuel
Li. Morrison , lot 4. block 20 , Burns'
add. , q. c. d . 1
Maggie Conley and husband to Thomas
Owen , lots 13 and 14. block 4. Van-
Brunt and Rice's add. , q. c. d . 700
Lulu B. George to John I. Ittdlck , lot
19 , block 9 , Potter & George com
pany's add. , w. d . 1
Charles Turnbloom and wife to Laura
Bheen. lot 4. Auditor's subdlv , ot
out lot 2 , Carson , w. d . ISO
Bcvcn transfers , total . $3,432
Of Orcicent City are here In Council Bluff *
and Qaiaba with tfaelr flne line of fruit trees ,
rape vkie , etc. , and all kinds ot floe h de
tree * , flowering ihrubi and rose * . Their
iale grounds are located at 615 Eaat Broad
way , Council Bluff * , and on Farnam itreet ,
one block west ot Twentieth atreet , Omaha ,
where you will be waited on at all time *
with pleaaure , We aell all good * very cheap
ind guarantee fcll gooda aril-cl
Compromises Sniti that Have Given Much
Apprehension Heretofore.
Blnnilcr Mnrtr In Opening Fifth Ave
nue to FiUr mount Park Twelve
Yearn AKO In Finally
The city council , at a committee of the
whole , mot yesterday afternoon for the pur
pose of considering > the cases of Mrs. Mary
B. Street and her husband , A. W , Street ,
which have bcsn pending against the city
for the last ten years. The cases were set
for hearing hi the district court at the openIng -
Ing of the present term , 'but ' an agreement
was arrived atby which a continuance was
granted for ten days. The cases have given
the city a great deal of concern and there
has been a manifest desire on the part of |
previous administrations to postpone the trial
as long as possible. When City Attorney
Wadsworth assumed charge of his new offlco
ho found 'the cases fixed for trial. A cur
sory examination showed him that the city
would have great difficulty In securing evi
dence. In fact , to secure any at all It was
necessary 'to go Into the camp of the enemy '
sni use their own witnesses. This situation , "
and the character of the suits rendered It
aJvlsablo to give some attention to the prop
ositions from the planltlffs to settle the claims
by compromise. It was for the purpose of
considering these propositions for a settle
ment out of court that the council met yes
terday afternoon.
Attorney Wadeworth laid the matter care
fully and fully ibciforc the members of the
council. In 1886 the council. In auswer to
numerous petitions , ordered Fifth avenue
to < be extended and opened up to the west
line of Falrmfunt park. The survey of thi.
street led through a tract of property be
longing to 'the Streets. Attempts to agree
upcu a price to be paid to them for the
right cf way failed , and the council ordered
the property to be condemned In the usual
mannsr. A sheriff's Jury was appointed and
appraised the damages at J 1,500. Owing < to
some strange oversight at the time the
records were not consulted and the city
simply assumed that A. W. Street was the
ovraer of the property , and notices of the-
condemnation 'were ' served upon him. At
the time , however , the title to 'tho ' property
was In 'Mrs. ' Street. The error was not dis
covered. The amount of the condemnation
iprlce was paH over to Ai W. Street and
his receipt taken therefor. The amount
was not satisfactory to the 'Streets ' and an ap
peal was taken to the district court. The
case was tried and a Judgment for $2,300
was entered against the city. This judg
ment was not paid , and no particular atten
tion was paid to It until a fciw years ago
when Street Instituted mandamus proceed
ings to ccmpel the city to pay the remain
der of the Judgment. This difference would
doubtless have been paid , but shortly after
ward Mrs. Street began a suit against the
city to qulc < t her title to the land In ques
tion , alleging that she -was the owner at the
time It 'was condemned , and * asserting that
she toad never been officially notified ot the
condemnation proceedings. ' The records
were looked up and her claim was found to
be a most substantial cne. This placed the
city In the iway of Joslnj the $1,500 paid to
her husband , for there was' nothing to show
that ho bad any right to receive It and his
receipt -was valuless so far as giving the
city a claim upon the property. Later Mrs.
Street began another milt against the city
to force the cancellation of the special
taxes that were assessed against her prop
erty to pay for bringing the strest to grade.
There was some chance of 'Winning ' this suit ,
but when the council came to consider the
situation In others It was deemed advisable
to accept the proposition to settle all three
of them. The propositions forsettjfmeat
Included the payment ot the remaining portion
tion of the Judgment , $750 , and the can
cellation of the special taxes In considera
tion ot a quit claim deed from Mrs. Street.
It was agreed to accept the compromise and
the attorney ( or Mrs. Street was notified ot
the action , which will be formally approved
by the aldermen when they meet as a council
on next .Monday evening. v
Coupled with the propositions for settle
ment the attorney tor the Streets had In
cluded a suit brought against the city by
the Chicago & ( Northwestern Railway com
pany for the cancellation of about H.100 ot
sptclal taxes assessed against several lots
acquired by the company In the vicinity of
Its Broadway depot. The city believes It
has a good chance -winning this case and
refuse. } tha offer to compromise , and the
case will likely be tried at the next term of
, the district court.
Read premium offer * inside Domestic Soap
For Sale Open buggy , single harness , good
caddie , cheap ; cash or time , at Bourlclus'
Music House. 325 Broadway , where the organ
stands on the building.
Only One- Effort ait Burglary.
Only one attempt made to commit burglary
was reported yesterday morning. The resi
dence of J. C. Rockwell , at 101 Bluff street ,
was the object of the attack. The burglar
made the grievous mistake of attempting to
break Into the house via a window of the
room occupied by the hired girl. The noise
awakened her , and tte aroused toe nelgh-
borhoad with her screams. The burglar waa
out ot eight before any ot tbe members of
the household or tbe neighbors could get
out to catch him. M. C. Vandovere , Mr.
Rockwell's son-in-law , who lives In the same
house , was among the first to respond to
the servant girl's frantic screams for belp ,
and in making a quick run through the dining
room came Into violent contact with the
dining table , and received a number of pain
ful brutsco.
Lawn mowers and lawn hose at J. Zoller
& Co.
Save your Domestic Soap -wrappers.
Mr * . F. C. < * ! Under ftnrtrnlnit.
The condition ot 'Mrs. ' F. C. Reed , who
has been Buffering from mental disorders
for more than a year , became such that it
was necessary yesterday to bring her before
the Oommlfislonero for the Insane. An order
was made sending her to Clarlnda for treat-
men . After her return from Mlraourl last
fall she was so greatly improved that her
husband and friends were encouraged to be-
llove that eho would be completely restored
to health. She continued to Improve very
greatly until within the last few months ,
when she began to show Indications of re
turning Insanity. It was deemed best by her
friends to send her to the state's hospital
for treatment. <
Domestic Soap makes and keeps clean
Domestic Soap Is the best for the laundry.
"Pre literl n Alley" Onire.
The entire day In tbe district court yes
terday was spent In hearing the testimony
la the application for a permanent Injunc
tion to restrain E. E. Hart and the directors
ot the Citizens' bank from permanently clos
ing "Presbyterian alley. " Every old citizen
In the city was called upon to give testimony
and the day waa devoted to Interesting dls-
cucslona ot eventa that transpired forty-odd
years ago. The case la proving to be of
greater proportions than waa anticipated and
at least another oTay will bo consumed In
the bearing.
ChrUtluja Homci
The donations received at the Christian
Borne for the week ending yesterday , as re
ported by the Home paper , ( bowed a grand
total to the manager's tuna t $6.10 , being
V , i
$28.90 below the needs ot the week. De- '
flclency In this fund , M reported last week ,
$207.95 , Increasing deficiency to date to
Grand tots ) of rccclpti In the general fund
amounts to $1,074.44 , being $874.44 above the
estimated needa for current expenses of the
week , reducing , amount needed In the Im
provement and contingent fund from $84-
717.49 , s stated In last week's paper , to
Coolnr of OneMnn Prevent * n Ter
rible Accident on tlie Hock Inland.
Harry Adams , engineer ot train No. 6 on
the Chicago , Rock Island ft Pacific railway ,
which ran Into a wathout near South Bend ,
Neb. , on Sunday , has been made the re
cipient of a handsome testimonial by tbe
pocsenzcra on the train , whose lives were
saved by his coolness and courage. Mr.
Adams lives In this city , aU721 Fifth ave
nue. He returned to his home yesterday
bearing a document that contained a strong
testimonial from the passengers. The
prompt action of Engineer.Adams undoubt
edly saved the entire train from destruction ,
The train was running with Its customary
speed along the banks of the Platte river.
There had been considerable rain during the
day , but the train crew had not been advised
of any extraordinary floods. As .the train
rounded a curve Adams saw the track ahead
covered with water. Ho had but a second
to rhut oft steam and set the air brakes
with full force. This brought the train to
a sudden step , but not until the engine rap
out far enough on the weakened embank
ment to cause It to give way. Adams and
his firemen Jumped In time to save their
llvca. The enclne went off the rails with
sliding drivers , turned over and disappeared
In the river. It was followed by the express
car. but tbe remainder of the train re
mained standing on the track. The express
messengers escaped with difficulty , but were
unhurt. The Shock of the sudden stopping
of the train by the use of the brakes threw
most of the passengers from , their seats ,
but ncne of them were hurt In the least.
When they left the coaches and went to
the head of the train they realized most
forcibly the great danger they had escaped.
When they discovered that no one was 'In
jured they overwhelmed Engineer Adams
with their congratulations. Their gratitude
assumed a substantial form and a handsome
"purso was raised and presented to the en
gineer with the following , signed by all of
the passengers on the train :
We , the undersigned , desire to extend our
hearty thanks to you for your cool untl
Judicious action In the face of preat dunner ,
whereby the safety of all upon the train
was secured. Will you please accept too
accompanying slight testimonial of our high
There were the names and addresses of
forty passengers attached to the testi
monial. Among them wcro E. S. Averlll ,
superintendent of the United States Ex-
presa company , Chicago ; Redman B. Ellison ,
Philadelphia ; John T. Whiting and Mrs.
Whiting , Castlne , Me. ; Henry M. Corliss ,
Boston ; J. W. Morton , Brooklyn , and other
prominent people. The women on the train
wcro particularly desirous of expresalng
their admiration for the bravo engineer.
The engine that still lies In the mud and
water U > one of the newest large passenger
machines the Rock Island has put on for
Its through western tralna Nearly all of the
crew and the express and baggage agent ?
are residents of this city.
A map of Cuba , the West Indies and ot
the world at the Council Bluffs office of
The Bee for ten cents.
Cordwood for sale cheap. Address W. F , ,
Bee office , Council Bluffs.
U'entli In tinc ort.
MISSOURI VALLEY , la. , April 19. ( Spe
cial. ) Some time' last eummer George A ,
Cloud , a promising young lawyer ot this
state , made up his mind to seek his fortune
In the west , He left his Wife and young
son with her parents , Dr. and Mrs. While
of this place , and finally located In Sprlng-
vlllc , Utah. ( Business probably did not meet
hU expectations , for In October bis wife
received a letter from aim that he Intended
to leave Sprlngvllle for the mines across the
desert In Arizona. Since this letter Mrs.
Cloud has received no word from her hus
band , and , growing anxious , she at last wrote
to Sprlngvllle , making inquiries. Nothing
was known about htm there except that he
bad started across the dew-rt for the mines.
A prees correspondent of the Salt Lake Her
ald beard of the Inquiry , however , and men
tloned It In a letter to his paper. Shortly
after this tbe body ot a man was found in
the desert between Springvlllo and King-
man , Ariz. The man had been dead for
come tlmo and had evidently died of thirst.
Identification can only be made from his
clothes and outfit , as wild animals have de
stroyed the body and even carried away
many ot the bones. The editor of the MoJave -
Jave County Miner hao written to Mrs.
Cloud and told her ot this discovery and ex
pressed hid opinion that the body Is .that
of her husband. The clothing , etc. , will be
sent here and the Identification made , If
Stock Show n.nd the Exposlttoiik
DE3 MOINES , ( April 19. ( Special. )
George S. Redhead ot Des Molnea , whose
herd ot Herefords took tbe prizes at the
World's fair and at the New York Fat
Stock show , and Ben F. Elbert , another
prominent stock raiser of this city , whose
herds are noted all over the country , eay
'that ' unless the executive committee of the
Transmlsslsslppl exposition changes Its mind
and decide to give cash premiums there will
be no national stock exhibit at tbe exposi
tion and it Is likely that the big stock chow
will be held elsewhere. There 4s consid
erable talk of securing the state fair
grounds for a week during the Senl Om SeJ
carnival this fall and holding the big stock
show here , and those Interested In tha mat
ter are doing a great deal of hustling.
Whether or not it Is simply a bluff to force
the exposition committee to change its
plans la not known.
terra Evansellcnl Conference.
AOKLEY , la. , April 19. ( Special. ) The
thirty-eighth annual session of the Icwa
conference ot the Evangelical association has
Just closed 'here. iBlshop S. C. Breyfogel
of Reading , Pa. , cpened the conference. The
tlshop appointed Rev. A. L. Hauser of
Cedar Falls , as secretary. The following
presiding elders for Iowa were named : M.
Oruener , Des Ololnes district ; E. 'Nolle , Du-
touque district. Rev. C. C. ' Pfund of Flat
Rock , O. . Rev. H. Mattll of Cleveland , O. ,
and Rev. F. Yerger of Des Molnes , were
appointed as advisory members.
Elope * vrlth u. Fnrm Hand.
CnrAiRITCW , la. , April 19. ( Special Tele
gram. ) Mrs. Ira .Noble , the wife of a wealthy
( farmer living .west of 'here , has created a
sensation > by runolng away with a laborer
employed In a local livery barn , She left
a home of plenty and two small children.
No clue ot her whereabouts can tie found.
' lown. IlnidneM Noten.
f Davenport bankers report a largely In
creased demand for money within < tbe last
Postal receipts at Des Molnes for March
show a gain over the same month last year
of 7.8 per cent.
Iowa beekeepers say that the past winter
has been favorable tor their ( business and
few have been lost.
The Federation of Women's clubs at Fort
Dodge has ( begun a campaign for cleaner
streets for that cltr.
The bank deposits In Des 'Molnes within
a year have Increased 'to the extent ot $2-
500.000. the aggregate i w betag about
The Anthon Press declares that more than
twenty families have failed < o find homes
there in the last three months because they
could not get houses to live In.
The Home Telephone company of Sioux
Cltr , I * arranging to extend Its lines from
Movlllo to Plerson , Correctlonvllle , Washta ,
Rock Branch. Lucky Valley , Antbon , Ote
and Smltbland.
Six townships of Tama county have been
beard from on tbe o w assessment plan and
these show a decrease In valuation for tax
ation purposes oX $39,287 as compared 11111
1897. At that rate the decrease In Tama
county will to not far irom 1140,000.
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X'J ll
Fine New Masonic % nyle Newly Eoady for
Handsome Strnc ort } Bretried by the
'ManonJe ' . a Co t of
fl 3,000 Adda Greatly to
City' * Attraction * .
CEDAR RAPIDS , la. , April 19. ( Special. )
The arrangements have all been com
pleted for the formal opening ot the Masonic
temple of this city on the evening ot April
28. The program wlil 'consist ' of an ad
dress of welcome .by. Hon. .John T. Hamil
ton , together with a reception and ball. In
vitations have been extended to all the
Masons ot the ptato to attend and U Is ex
pected that a largo number will respond , as
the railroads entering Cedar Rapids have
made excursion rates for the event.
The 'Masonic temple , which Is located at
the corner of First av'cnuo and First street ,
far exceeds any building In the city In point
ot size , finish and cost , and will compare
favorably with any In the state. The archi
tectural otylo ot the building Is entirely
modern and though plain Is ot a striking
character. The corner stone was laid with
Imposing ceremonies on St. John's day last
year and was a memorable event In the
Masonic hlatory of the state.
The building has a frontage ot seventy-two
feet on First street and 140 feet on First
avenue. It Is elghty-tlx feet In height from
the sidewalk to the top of the stone1 coping ,
five stories and basement. The nist floor
contains an elegant and modern banking
room and four store rooms. The second ,
third and fourth floors are divided up Into
offlccs. The Occidental club also has quar
ters on the third floar. The fifth floor la
given up entirely to lodge rooms and a largo
The flret story of the structure Is of Cleve
land sandstone and the rest of the building
Is of hydraulic prcrced brick , with sand
stone cap * and sills over all openings , with
carved stone capitals on pilasters. The
building Is topped out with heavy cornice ,
made of ornamental brick and cut stone.
It cost , Inclusive of site , $125,000.
IOTTII Tmvellnir Men.
MA ON OITY , la. , April 19. ( Special. )
The following are 'the officers of the Iowa
division of the Traveling 'Men's ' Protective
association which met here : President , W. J.
Relnke , Mason City ; first vice president ,
W. G. Haskell , Cedar Rapids ; seccnd vice
president , J. H. 'Barney ' , Sioux City ; third
vice president , J. H. iMcIntyre , ( Davenport ;
secretary sud treasurer , William Belber ,
Mason CltV ; directors , H. C. Stearns and
Ben iHestead of 'Mason ' City , and G. B. Al
bert of iMarshalttowj } , Delegates 4o the na
tional convention at.pinaha aext year are :
Manley T. Brown , 'Davenport ' ; S. B. Schil
ling , Mason City , and/ . > S. Clonrmcns , Cedar
Rapids ; alternates , , tfThomas Davey , E. IS.
Cxutt , W. P. Parllagand , W. J. Konvallnka.
Convolution ofi liinn Turner * .
HOLSTIEJIN. la. , .KAprll . 19. ( Special. )
About forty delegates attended the thirty-
third annual convention of the Upper Mis-
Isslppl Turn-Bezltlc'Yhe'rc ' and a successful
meeting 'was held. ThB''conventlcn ' passed a
resolution declaring. , that "The Turners of
the Upper Mississippi Turn-Beztrk declare
themselves as reaayf tnll as zealous to aid
In upholdtagthe honor and dignity of our
common country as netf were when In 1C60
and 1861 they ralrfed "the defense ofthe
nation and the preservation of the union. "
The annual address was dellvered'by Henry
'Vollmer . ot iDavenjipWf who congratulated
the delegates upcn , , lhe work accomplished
by the Bezlrk during 'the last year.
a Flying Vinlt.
SIOUX CITY. Aiprll 19. ( Special Tele
gram. ) ( Hon. W. I. Buchanan , minister o
the United States to the Argentine 'Repub '
lic , arrived In Sioux City 'today for a
brlet visit with relatives and friends. Hls
home Is Sioux ( City an ) it Tias ( been four
years since he left for his post cf duty In
tbe south. 'He will sail on Saturday , his
wife and children remaining In Sioux City
for the present. LMr. .Buchanan declines testate
state the cause ot his hurried return , bu
It Is probably on account of tbe present -war
\CTT Telephone Eztenwlonjc.
OUTHRIE OHNTBR , la. , April 19. ( Spe
cial. ) The Perry Telephone company Is
building a telephone lira Into this city from
Panora and 'there Is a prospect ot the ex
tension being continued on west to Audubcvi
The Iowa Telephone company first came
hero and obtained subscribers for an ex
change , but did nothing until after the
Perry company came In and secured a fran
chise. Since then the proposition for a
franchise to the Iowa company has been re
jected by the votes of the people.
Gemeral Store
LIE MARS , la. . April 19. ( Special. ) The
store at O'Leary , eleven miles south ot
here , was destroyed by fire yesterday. The
building Is a general country store and also
contains the pcstoffice. The loss CM stock
and building amounts to $3,000 , with very
little Insurance. The origin of the fire Is
unknown. A clerk was asleep in the upper
portion of the building and had barely tlmo
to get out. The store Is owned by Hoyt &
Monroe , who do a large trade wKh the far
mers In that section.
ImpoiH'nmt ' Itmllrond Conference.
SIOU.X CITY. 'April 19. ( Special Tele
gram. ) 'An ' Important conference between
Wayne county , Iowa , men and the officers
of the Sioux City , Chicago and Baltimore road
was held here today. The Wayne county men
want the survey ot the road so changed thai
It will take In some ot 'the towns of thai
county. It Is represented it will not make
much of a change In the original route. No
actlou was taken.
Gnuarht In. iennH ) Ivanln.
'BOONE ' , la. , April 19. ( Special Telegram. )
Sheriff Garner arrested 'Albert Smith li
Pennsylvania yesterday. Smith was arrested
last winter for bigamy and escaped from tbe
officers. The sheriff will arrive here tomorrow
with his prisoner.
One hundred and flf p members of the Des
Molnes Jobbers' association paid Boone a
visit today. They wentlfrom here to Perry
and west as far as Manilla.
Old Mudd-K4 M | the ( line.
SIOUX CITY , Afirti ; , ' 19 , ( Special Tele
gram. ) The Missouri uSJver at Sioux City
rose seven and one-half feet today , and the
Indications are that ' $51WlU go some higher
The Current Is very fapld at this point and
it Is feared some darfHigej will be done before
the water recedes. Inroads are already made
on the banks on the l wa side of the stream
\nd the government tjykeg do not seem to b'
of much protection. , * , . j ?
'Ralwlntr ' a Company.
OSDAlR RAPIDS. JAjl 19. ( Special Tel
egram. ) Postmaster AlOK Charles this morn
ing started to raise .JC'eimpany of 100 men.
As soon as It has $ g p completed he will
wire President McKlnUy offering their serv
ices la case ofwar iwlth l-ipaln. It Is ex
pected to fill the company 'before ' midnight.
K llled by ai Tral n.
RUS3EIUL , la. . April 19. ( Special Tele
gram. ) ( Major -McCoy , an old and respectec
citizen , -was ruu .ovef nd- killed by a C
train Monday. He" ra standing co the depot
platform too close to 'the track. The trait
truck Mm , threw him forty feet and ctuie <
almost immediate death.
Killed \yiUU ? firrltcblnr *
HAWARDBN , la' . , April 191 John Ward , a
railroad man at Jewell Junction , yesterday
while switching was thrown under a oar o
coal and both legs were completely severed
death ensuing almost Immediately. He
leave * young brlde-.of tour months.
MKITH niuxmn.
I'armn * l < ti > lliron ,
NEW tOHK. April 10. Gcorfto Pmoni
liithroo died today at KnMovelt hospital
after a brlet Illness. Mr. Lsthrop wai rc-
relred t the hosoltal Saturday suffering
from a complication ot diseases. Lnst
nUht tils case was not considered at all
desecrate , but this mornlnn his tempera-
.tiro rose suddenly and ho died before there
was time to summon his wife or any ot
bis relatives to his bed side.
Mr. Lathroo was born In Honolulu In
August. 1851. Ho was onlv 21 when the
editor's chair ot trip Atlantic Monthly was
offered him. After two voirn ho turned to
editing a Boston Sunday newspaper. Ho
married Rcoe Hawthorne , daughter ot the
great nnvnllftt.
Among the many volumes published by
Mr. Lathroo the best known are "A Study
of Hawthorne. " "Tho Masque of the Poets , "
'An Echo of Passion. " "Soanlrh Vistas , "
'Newport. " "Pomcbodv Else. " "Afterglow , "
'Would You Kill Him ? " and "In the Dis
tance. "
T. J. ClIcKlnner.
FREMONT , Neb. , April 19. ( Special.A )
telegram was received hero this morning
announcing the death at Dexter , Mich. , from
heart disease ot T. J. McKlnney ot this
city , aged B2 years. Mr. McKln-
ncy came here from Michigan about
fourteen years ago and entered the
employ of ' the Union Pacific Railroad
company as cashier at the freight depot.
He was compelled to give up the position
on account ot Ills health several months ago
rod went to Michigan , thinking the change
wou'.d benefit him. He was a member of
the various lodges of the- Masonic order , of
the Odd Fellowa and of the Red Men. Ho
served In a Michigan regiment during the
war and was a member of McPherson post ,
Grand Army of the Republic. Ho leaves a
widow , a son , Earl McKlnney , a postal clerk
employed here , ctul a daughter , Mrs. W. J.
Biles 'of Hastings.
Pioneer nt ColninlinH.
COLUMBUS , Neb. , April 19. ( Special. )
Bernard Caffrey died this mortitag. He had
lived In this city for over thirty years , and
wao one of the pioneer trackmen of the
Union Pacific railroad and was foreman at
thl'j point until about ten yous ago , when ,
meeting with en accident , ho was unable
to continue longer In the serviceHe serve 1
a number ot years In the war of the rebel
lion and was a member of Baker post , No.
9 , Grand Army of the Republic , of this
city. He leaves , btsldts his aged widow , a
family of six grown-up children , three of
whom reside In this city , ono In Omaha cad
a sen and daughter In Sidney.
Kuniernl of Auwiimt Kcnlln.
WEST POINT , Neb. , April 19. ( Special. )
The funeral ot August Zeplln , the young
man who wna kicked fatally by a'bon o on
Friday last , was largely attended. The ex
ercises were heCd In the German Lutheran
church , of which the deceased was a mem
ber. The West Point Llederkranz furnished
music. Floral offerings were abundant.
Deceased was 27 years old and leaves a
widow end two children.
SnnndcrN Co unity Pioneer.
FREMONT , Neb. , April 19. ( Special. )
Chris Thompson , one of the pioneers of
Sauntfers county , died at his residence south
of ( tils city yesterday morning , aged 80
years. He was one of the first settlers In
that vicinity and a successful farmer and
business m > : n. Ho leaves ono sen , four
daughters and several grandchildren and
great grandchildren.
Hccto'r ' 1J. ImK- .
LOUISVILLE , Ky. , April 1 ? . A special to
the Times from Nashville saya : Hector D.
Lane , formerly commissioner of agriculture
of Alabama and president of the American
Cotton Growers' association , died at his
home ImAthenti , Ala. , today from the effects
of a stroke of paralysis.
Early Settler nt Dnnbnr.
DUNBAR , Neb. , April 19. ( Special. ) Talbot -
bet Aehton , one of the early settlers here ,
died at his home , one mile east of town , lasi
night of paralysis. Two sons and eight
grandctilldren siirvlvt > 'him.
'Railroad ' * Ireinr > for Demoralisation
of Fr el will Ttiitcn.
CHICAGO. April 19. The railroads have
tbe opinion that the supreme court , will this
week declare that the Joint Traffic associa
tion Is an Illegal organization , and tbey are
already proceeding to manage their affairs
without any reference to It or Its orders.
Instructions wtre quietly passed around
among the railroads to contracting agents
today that they need' ' pay no attention to
the rules of the Joint Traffic association in
securing their 'business ' , and the result was
that there was a lively general scramble for
business in which contracts were made for
handling grata , between Chicago and the
Atlantic seaboard as low as 10 cents.
This demoralization appeared In the ab
sence ot any authentic Information that a
decision adverse to tbe Joint Traffic aesocla-
tlon had > been rendered , and it Is expected
that It will become worse If the decision
should be cs much against the roads as
to rnticlpated.
The roais admit that tbey have no direct
Information as to what the decision will be ,
but at the same time they eay that tbey
bavo no doubt ttiat It will declare the asso
ciation to be .Illegal.
The Greater Cnre He Should Take ot
HI * I'hyricnl Well-Uctnsr.
The Medical Record prints a synopsis of
an Inteicetlng paper read by Dr. Henry F.
Walker of New York ait tbe meeting ot the
Practitioners' society. The subject that ho
tcok for dlccuts'on. Is one that must oome
home to all but these who die young. It
was counsel to patients , especially In < the
latter part of active life.
line doctor said that there waa much trutl
in itihe adaze that after 40 a man should
be bis own physician. Experience should by
that time teach htm what he can and can
not do. The difficulty Is to understand him
self. Says the paper :
"When a youtlh , he condtders hlmsoll
mature , while ethers were callow ; at a
later doite he calls himself young , though
tbe contemporaries ore old. The harden
thing that ho Is compelled to realize Is tu < i <
changes occur in himself ; that a thing which
he has heretofore done with Impunity may
In 'time become ( hazardous In repetition. The
morn'.ng co'.d plunge , the going without an
overcoat , the refusal of extra footwear any
or all may become hazards to health. It Is
often quite difficult to persuade an ogci
person or bis friends that exercise In the
open air Is not absolutely essential > to well
belngror that the fireside la more invigorat
ing than the cutting wind of a brilliant
winter day. They quote experience against
you. Having always done a thing with ad
vantage , they can do It etlll , unmindful that
the personal equation has changed , awl
that an element nnce a friend to buffet may
become a foe that kills. Of the elements
the one mott harmful to the age ] Is cold. "
Here Is something that tbe frceh air fiends
will do well to read and ponder :
"To the old as well cs to the very young ,
a mild hcait for the sleeping room la better
than the ( haphazard temperature given by
an open window. That he bos always slept
with the window open , co matter whit the
weather , IB boasted by a man who demands
an overcoat and a fur cap In waking hours ,
without oeolng his Inconsistency. There Is
a greatt deal of nonsense talked about the
teed of frejb ( moaning open ) air In tbe
sleeping rcora. You can constantly cherish
a catarrh with It. Nansent in his & : epng !
bag , baa proved that ono can survive and
thrive with a mcdtcum of It. "
Dr. Walker eays that ttoe chief hazards
of the man who has reached the time when
he should be his own physician are Internal
rather than extend.
"The willing worker hai always enough
to do for otihcre. Each year add * to re
sponsibilities which he assumes through his
own or others' necessities , or by choice
through ambttloi. And each year gives him
a body a little less in strength by which
to carry them. The change jray be erllght ,
but It is actual. The consequence Is thai
with Increased work and weakened body ,
ad ! which Is harmful is often toughit , Tbero
ara two tiblnga which threaten such a roan's
comfort : half or wholly recognized dimin
ished physical strength to do Increasing
work , and the inability to get abundant
sleep or enough sleep for full refreshment. '
But the gist of the sermon 1 * found in th :
paragraph , which ought to be read with dote
attention !
"I Ihlnk that the great eat hazards to a
man's character are likely to come after he
1,11 paiscU forty-fire years of age. He hts
xronio moro lenient In his Judgment ot
others , and Is likely to to moro Indulgent to
ilmself. Tojppeak of things .wholly physical ,
10 has then the temptation to both stlcnu-
anti and narcotics ( or hypnotics ) In the
highest degree. And those temptations
como 'to him when he Is acting , chiefly , as
his own physician. If a young fellow be
comes a drunkard before he Is thirty you
can usually find for him the pica ot hcrcd-
ty. 'But there Is many a man who his
> assfd thirty years and forty safely , -who In
he next decade succumbs to alcohol because -
cause bo needs a draco to help Mm trans
act the business -which the cloie work ot
ircvlous years has brought to htm. He
akcs to alcohol not In the convivial' way ,
jut to help him over a dard place ; and ho
takes It In Just the worst manner , without
tccompinrlng food , and when food would
Ikcly bo distasteful or even harmful , by
icrvous preoccupation The afternoon drink
to tide him over a weary day Jotis to Itself
earlier potions rotien business presses , and
the morning cocktail before It has begun.
> And all this Is due to the overwork given to
.he man whose established character has
jrought him to 'tho front. If a man Basses
In safety the time when strength declines
without hts realizing the fact and reached the
lime when he must acknowledge It , he Is all
"If It too not alcohol alone that Is used It
Is alcohol with a subtle stimulant rr.oro
deadly , a cocoa or a kola , which o'j"ciir'"i
the Immediate effect of the medium. .
"Tho other hazard Is the use of hypnotic ? .
Of course these are of various degrees of
potency and harmlcssncss. But you will
find that the man who consult ? you for
insomnia knows the list and has tried them
all before he has' applied to you. "
In view of such conditions the doctor
thinks that often the counsel given by the
physician must bo rather that which tbo
priest is supposed to give.
The paper was freely discussed and In
modification of what ho had said Dr. . Walker
added that a man of 40 or over wea very apt
to bo better for the use ot stimulants taken
with bl8 meals , but It was the drinking be
tween meals that did the harm.
Irony ot It WaaWorm - , Coming from
a llenr Itclnllve.
"Well , people are queer. "
It was Dodge Fenders of Flotbush , bor
ough of Brooklyn , Greater New York , New >
York , U. S. A. , who wao speaking , reports
Harper's Bazar.
"As Is well known the borough of Brook
lyn , which contributed about 1,000,000 ot
Greater New York's 3,500,000 Inhabitants Is
crisscrossed with trolley lines. The firet
thing I get Into In the morning Is a trolley
car and I ride forty minutes with a fat man j
standing on ono of my feet and a slim man
stepping on the other at two-minute Inter
vals. The last thing I get out of at night Is
also a trolley car , and I have bad therein
another forty minutes of trolley torture.
"When I was at my old home In Blng-
town last summer father said ho was going
to give me a grand treat. I asked htm what
the treat was.
" 'Never mind ; It's something great ,
Dodge , ' ho said , enthusiastically. 'Come on ,
my boy , como on ; It'll be great ! '
" 'But what Is It , paw ? ' I insisted.
" 'It's great , my boy ; out of sight , ' he
cried , grasping me by the arm. 'Come on
an' I'll give ye a Jimmy crackln * long ride ,
'way up to Beeswlnger's Cornexp , on the
new trolley car line ! ' "
A Shield
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r cold and dangerous exhaus- '
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Extract of Beef
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