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NEWS OF INTEREST FROM IOWA.
Davis (ells drucs,
Stuckcrt tells carpets nnd russ.
Mct beci at Ncumayet's hotel.
Wclsbach Hunters. Hlxby & Son.
Wollman, scientific optician. 1H Broadway.
Mrs. Edgar Ilafcr If visiting In Atchison,
Myrtlo lodge, Degree of Honor, will tm.ct
Perry pictures for sale. C. E. Alexander
St Co., 333 Hroadway.
Perfumes sold by Dell G. Morgan, the
druggist, bent 'cm nil.
Mlsn Anna McKlnley lias resigned r.s
teacher In tho city schools.
Missouri ouk body wood, KM cord. Wm.
Welch, a N. Main st. Tel. 12S.
Radiant Home stove, guaranteed not to
crack. Sold by Petersen i Schocnlng, Mcr
rlam block, ,
Tho Woman s Hellef corps will meet this
afternoon at 2 In the (Irnnd Army of the
Ilepublle tin II.
Ilrrt A. William and Iliiltlc M. Ulack,
both of Omaha, were married yesterday
by Jtistlcn Ferrler.
The hit of th season Amphlon club
orchestra dance at Hughes' hall tonight,
Orchestra of eight pieces.
A marriage license was Issued yesterday
to K. K. Klrkland. aged 23. and Annie H.
Anderson, aged 22, both of this city.
Tho Hroadway Methodist church choir
will repeat Sunday evening the cantata,
"The Pence of Jerusalem" and "The Holy
The Woman's Christian Temperance
union will meet this afternoon at S In the
Modern Woodman hall In the Mcrrltim
Petersen U Schoenlng, Merrlam block,
have the most complete line of Hot Blast
stoves In tho city and at prices that will
Chambers' dancing nendemy. Roval Ar
canum hall Tuesdays and Fridays, adults,
7:30 p. it,.; children, 4 p. m. Assemblies for
bdults Fridays, 8:30 p. m.
A petition was tiled yesterday with tho
clerk of tho district court for the appoint
ment of 8. II. Craig ns administrator of
the estato of Corydon A, Heed.
Andrew Hansen and Leonard Everett
took out permits yesterday for tho '.on
ntructlon of two one-story frame cottages
on Falrmount avenue, to cost i'.K') each.
Tho Blanche Kelsey-Harry Patterson Milt
In Justice Uryant'H court was continued
yesterday until this afternoon, and It !s
understooil negotiations urn pending for u
These caHes of contagious diseases were
reported to tho Hoard of Health yesterdav:
Mrs. Anton Morn and son Adolph, 221S
South Eleventh street, diphtheria; John
Iemen. 10)2 Avenue I), scnrlatlna.
Rudolph Sturnegk, n civil engineer who
came from Lexington, Neb., died Wednca
day at midnight In St. Bernard's hospital of
locomotor ataxia. The body Is at Cutler's
undertaking rooms waiting word from rela
tives In the east.
Contractor Wlckham began to lay brick
on South Sixth atreet yesterday. He has
enough (Jalesliurg brick on hand to pave
tho block from Hroadway to First iivenim
and expects to lay the block from First
nventin to Willow avenue, which has been
mirfuced, next week.
That popular comedy-drama of "t'nele
Josh Hpriiccby" will bo with tin but one
night only and If you miss It vou can
Imnglno how you will feel to hear vour
more fortunate friends tell of the pleasure
the performance, gave them. Vou will feel
on better terms with yourself and all the
world after a call on "Uncle Josh" at tho
Dohany Saturday matinee, and evening.
A rich treat In tho amusement line In
promised for this evening at the Dohany
theater, when the comic opera, "The
Cocked Hat," will be presented. For real,
genuine fun and amusement It Is said this
will eclipse anything of tho kind seen here
In a long time. It Is given for the benefit
if tho Maccabees and that the company
i bo greeted with a crowded house Is n
i ejrone. conclusion.
Nvy Plmublnc Co., telephone 250.
Gravel roofing. A. II, Read. 541 Broadway.
CnllnKhmi Wniitn Ills .Inh Auxin.
Tom Callaghan, who surrendered hla star
Monday night In order to bo free to go to
tho polls Tuesday and electioneer against
Judgo Aylesworth, reported for duty yes
torday morning. Sergeant Slack, who ts
ncttng chief of police for the day detail In
Chief Albro'c absence, declined to let him
go out on a beat, Sergeant Slack Is uncer
tain whether Callaghan was Joking or put
ting up a bluff. Mayor Jennings and Calla
ghan held a lengthy confurncn In the may
or's office, but neither was willing to say
anything about It.
Davis sella cluaa.
Davis sells paint.
Ileal Hutntc Transfer.
These transfers wcro filed yesterday In
tho abstract, tltlo and loan ofllce of J. W.
Squire, 101 Pearl street:
Wilson Smith to Oollln Hall, 4.6S acres ,
In sei nwi 19-75-13, w. d 1,300
Catherine Helnio nnd husband to O.
C. Sorenscn. ui nwU 21, and e 20
feet sVj swU 1i-'ii-43. w. d 2.S0O
Same to August Hclnze, nw',4 seU 17-
76-43. w. d I, GOO
Fisher . Aney to Hognn Ouren. sw'l
sw'i 32, nty se'4 31, part eV4 nwtt and
ne'i HWtt 31-76-42, f. C. d ... 10
Chnrles II. Wheeler nnd wife to
fleorge C. Hansen, lot 5, block 1,
Jackson's add, w. d , MO
Henry C. Raymond nnd wife to W. C.
Children. si of pi sei 6-71-13, w. d. o.O)
Thonins Topliss to Peter C. Hansen,
part s',4 seU 21-75-43, w. d 2,ffij
George A. Klehl to Frank C. Rlker,
lot 16. block 17. Williams' 1st add.
w. d 1,GJ0
William a. Nelson and wire to 11. w .
Hinder, lot 2, block fi, Canady's.ndd,
w. d 1,700
Clara K. Williams to deorce A. Kel
logg ct at, lots 9 and 20, block 11,
Ilayllss' 2d add, deed 1
Total ten transfers 117.0S6
We stand on our record In Jewelry sell
ing. We haven't always bcon the lowest In
price, hut we've always been tho best In
quality and we have sold as low ns anybody
can sell equally good ware.
It pays us to sell tho best.
It pays you to buy the best.
That's what you got here and a guar
antoe on every article, which means pro
' Our holiday goods 'havo arrived.
HERMAN M. LEFFERT
Optician, Jeweler and Engraver,
its Broadway, Opposite Qlen Avenue,
Council muffs, Iowa,
ZH I'UAKI. a'rilbtt't. I'hunv !7.
FARM LOANS 6C?
Negotiated lu liumurn .rurj
no lawtL Jam o. t-aauy, jr.
U Main St.. Council U'.uftf.
Iowa Steam Dye Works
QQl llnmdway, Council llltill'.
Make yom old clothes look like, new
CLUAN1NU, DVEINO and REPAIRINO
YOUNG MAN ELECTROCUTED
Frank MoOorm'.ck'i Boij Fouid Hlf;h ii
Air at Midnight
DIES AT TOP OF ELECTRIC TOWER
Nut AViirliinnn from Tnlior Hunt for
Kscnplnu Current a ml Is Killed
Alone In the
Frank McCormlck. trimmer for tho Citi
zens' Oas nnd Electric lilght company,
Council llluffs, was electrocuted last night
while working at tho top of tho electric
light tower at Sixth street and Twelfth
avenue. 175 feet above the pavement.
Two of tho electric light circuits went out
shortly after S:30 o'clock and McCormlck
was sent out by the foreman to find out tho
At lu o'clock, finding the circuits still out
and McCormlck not having returned to
report, the foreman himself mado a tour of
At 11 o'clock, arriving at tho tower at
Sixth street and Twelfth avenue, he found
McCormlck's horse nnd buggy, the horsu
shivering from cold.
Ascending the tower, he found McCormlck
dead. The body lay across tho platform by
which McCormlck hail hoisted himself to
It was nearly 1 o'clock beforo the circuits
could bo shut off and tho body lowered.
Coroner Treynor viewed the corpse and
ordered !l removed to Cutler's undertaking
rooms, whero an lnquc.it probably will bo
No mark of burning was visible on face
or hands and It Is presumed tho current
passed through tho body.
McCormlck was 23 years of age. Ho
recently was graduated from Tabor college
and his home wns with his parents at
Tabdr. He had worked for the company
only two months.
TO SET ASIDE CONVEYANCE
Plnlntlff AIIckcn Womnn's MnrW Wbn
Mnilc When Mir Wns nt
Judge McPherson, In tho federal court
yesterday, began tho hearing of the case of
tho Pralor heirs against John Limit. Tho
suit Is one chapter of the litigation over
tho property of Mrs. Anna Pralor, which
resulted In Attorney Limit's securing pos
session of tho $C,000 brick building erected
by tho Schlttz Drowlng company.
In tho suit at bar Frank Prnlor and other
heirs of Mrs. Pralor, a colored woman, al
lege that Limit secured Mrs. Prnlor's mark,
the woman being unable to write, to the
deed conveying her equity In the property
to him it n tlmo when her mind wns af
fected by 111 health. Thoy further allege
that at tho tlmo Mrs. Pralor Is said to havo
signed tho deed sho was nenr death's door
and In fact was In a atato of scml-consclous-ncss
nnd wholly Incapaejtated from realiz
ing the Import of her act. They ask that
tho convoyanco from Mrs. Pralor to Limit
be aet i.slde nnd declared null nnd void.
Tho further hearing In tho Grnnd hotel
receivership case was continued to Novem
ber 16. The Penn Mutual Life Insurance
company filed objections to the petitions
of Intervention by tho employes of tho hotel,
on tho grounds that they were creditors of
I). C. Smith and not of the hotel company.
T. J. Foley nnd Pcrcgoy & Moore nmended
their petition of Intervention, stating that
they had offered to pay tho amount duo on
tho furniture contract by Smith, hut that It
had been refused by tho agent of tho In
They also allege that tho Penn Mutual
company Is colluding with the Orand hotel
for tho purpose of putting It out of tho
power of Smith to pay tho money duo on
the furniture contract. Peregoy & Moore
and T. J. Foley have a mortgage on tho
furniture for over $2,300.
The motion for n new trial In the suit of
Lucius Wells against James A. Patton was
ATTEMPTS SUICIDE IN JAIL
John Mnlone, ANlinnicil of Ilia Appe
tite for Whlsti-. Srelis n I'.nd
Ills Knrthly Follies.
John Mnlone, n gray-halrcd man whoso In
cllnatlon to Imbibe too frequently has
landed him ropeatcdly In Jail, was thwarted
In an attempt to end his llfo yesterday aft
ernoon at the city Jail.
Malono was arrested Wednesday night,
badly Intoxicated. When he sobered up
yesterday morning ho bemoaned his III for
tune, as he termed It, at not being ablo to
restrain his appetite for whisky.
About 3 o'clock In the afternoon Andy
Markoff, a colored man who Is also serving
a sentence for drunkenness, called to Jailer
Slack to hurry up, ns old man Mnlone was
trying to hang himself In ono of the cells
Hastening to tho cell, tho Jnllor found
Mnlono suspended from the bnrs by a
lenther belt which ho had placed around
his neck. Sergennt Slack released the old
man from his suspended position nnd with
nn admonition not to attempt anything of
tho kind ngnln took the belt away from him
The old man had taken the lenther belt
which ho used instead of siupenders and
had buckled It tight around his neck and
then tied tho other end to ono of the upper
crossbars of tho cell by climbing up to tho
top bunk. After securing tho belt to the
bar he dropped from tho bunk and when
found by Sergeant Slack was endeavoring to
strangle himself by hoisting his feet from
tho floor. The noise attracted tho attention
of his fellow- prUonor.
When questioned by the Jailer as to his
reason for desiring to nnd his llfo Malono
said ho was tired of living and bolus a
shnnio to himself nnd his friends.
WANTS MONEY FOR HIS EYE
C'rorue I. Snnfiird llMtiuuilcs lis
Worth nt 'I'ncnt j-Flve TImiii
The suit of George P. Sanford of this
city against tho Chicago Northwestern
Railway company, In which ho asks for $25,
0G0 damages for tho loss of an eye, has been
transferred from tho district court of Craw
ford couuty to tho United States court here,
Tho plaintiff, who was formerly president
of the First National bank of thla city, al
leges that on August 21, 1S9'J, while ho was
In the toilet room of n car on the defend
ant's road, the door was suddenly forced
open by the conductor, striking tho plnln
tiff on tin temple, nnd Inflicting Injuries
which ultimately resulted In -the entire loss
of sight tn tho left eyo nnd materially dam
aging the sight of the other.
Mr. Sanford asserts that tho accident was
the result of negligence on the part of the
railroad company In not having tho door
of the toilet room provided with a proper
THE OMAHA DAILY UEE: FMDAY, XOV
lock and catch. In addition to the (25.000
damages, ho sues for. JIM, which he claims
to havo expended for medical services.
FOUR COUPLES ARE DIVORCED
.Indue (ireen ln a llnsy with
.Mlainntril People In Dis
The divorce mill was grinding In the dis
trict court yesterday and Judge Orecn
loosened the bonds which had tied four
Mrs, Martha Snetheti was granted a di
vorce from James Snetbcn, .Mrs, N. Cather
ine McDonald from Arthur McDonald, Mrs.
Rebecca Campbell from S. W. Campbell and
Frank W. Iludrow from Minnie Budrow.
William Canning was given a default In his
dUorce suit against Rose Canning.
In the suit In which Mrs. Harriet Kadel
seeks a dlvorco from Peter Kadel, after
nearly fifty years of married life, Judge
(Ireen allowed her $40 a rcrnth temporary
alimony nnd $125 to prosecute her caso with.
The defendant was ordered to pay her $75
for her maintenance at once.
Peter Kadel, a wealthy farmer of York
township, In resisting his wife's application
for alimony, said ho was not worth $75,000,
as claimed by Mrs. Kadel, but admitted
that his property was valued at upward of
$40,000. He Fald he bad deeded his wife
eighty acres, In which she enjoyed a life
Interest, the title to which was to pass at
her death to her children.
Tho hearing in the matter of the applica
tion of Charles Officer, administrator of
the Thomas Officer estate, In regard to the
course to be pursued as to the mining prop
erty of the estate, was asaln postponed at
the request of tho attorneys, nnd Judgt.
Green promised to hear It Saturday If he
The motion for a new trial In tho case nf
tho State Itnd and Improvement company
against the city was overruled. This was
a suit brought to recover damages for the
flooding of a cottage by the ovcrllow of In
dian creek, In which the city secured a
Judgo Green bfgan the hearing In the
suit of S. N. Dolnn. guardian of Thomas
Fox, Insane, ngnlnst Jennie II. Frawley nnd
other heirs of Margaret Fox, who wa run ,
down nnd killed by n motor car In
September, 1900. Tho afternoon was oc-
cuplcd by tho reading of depositions In the
case. The motion on the part of tho plain
tiff to make Michael Fox n party to the
milt was overruled. The defendants yes
terday filed an amendment to their answer
In which they deny that Margaret Fox ana"
her husband, Matthew Fox. made mutual
wills, as claimed by tho plaintiff, nnd as
sert that Jennie . Frawley. Margaret IvII,
Winifred Hausberry and Mary Downs are
the only heirs of Margaret Fox, who left an
estnte valued at about $20,000. They deny
that Thomas Fox, who Is brother of Mat
thew Fox. has any Interest In Margaret
In the action brought by Joseph P. Mc
plnnra tn repnln some nt his former nron-
erty, Mrs. Mary J. Meglnnes, hlH divorced '
wlfo, filed her answer yesterday, In which
she nsserts that the decreo In her divorce
suit finally ndjtidlcatcd all the property
Drslroys Hip Net.
Constnble Dalrd of Justice Ferrler's court
spent the greater part of yesterday cutting
up 300 feet of seine Into small pieces nnd ,
burning It In the stove In the Justice s office.
The not wns the property of Frank Durwell
and Charles Hruncr, arreBtcd while seining
In Cut-Off lake and sentenced to three days
In the county Jail. At tho hearing yesterday
before Justice Ferrler tho net was ordered
destroyed. It was valued at $50.
Willie llursch Kionernteil.
Willie Ilur3ch, tho lad charged with the
theft of a model stationary steam engine,
was discharged In police court yesterday
morning and fully exonerated. Otis Dubois,
vho first nccused JIursch of stealing the
engine and then selling It to him for $1.60
and who wns later arrested and charged
with the theft, admitted hU guilt. Tho
court permitted hlra to enter n plea of
guilty of petit larceny nnd took the caso
SppllliiK- 31 ii tell or the .Schools.
In accordance with Superintendent Clif
ford's effort to Improve the spelling work
In the city schools, a contest among the
schools will tako place this afternoon from
3 to 1 o'clock In tho Washington Avenue and
Dloomer buildings. The pupils of the sixth,
Boventh and eighth grades will congregate
at tho Washington Avenue building nnd the
pupils of the fifth nnd fourth grades at
tho Dloomer school.
BLOW UP ANOTHER SAFE
Ion a Itoliliern Get Fifteen Hundred
Dollnrs In limit nt
SIOUX CITY. Ia.. Nov. 7. (Special.)
Two expert safe crackers blew the safe at
the bank of Hlnton, la., this morning nnd
got $1,500 In blllB, gold and silver. Nitro
glycerine was pumped Into the safe and
tho explosion shattered the safe. But the
bank's collateral was found to be Intact.
There Is no Insurance against loss. Tho
bank will continue operations,
Heforo entering tho bank tho robbers
wnrmed themselves In a small orfice, light
ing a lamp and acting with great delibera
tion There is no duo to tho robbers, ex
cept a necktie. A suspicious character seen
near Hlnton yesterday Is believed to bo one
of tho robbers.
This Is tho fourth Job of tho kind In small
banks near here In ten days, the robberies
occurring at Mattlock, Sallx and Jefferson,
DIES AT POLLING PLACE
Hen ncrilt-n of Lemurs, Wmvii, K spires
When Left Alone In
LEMARS, la.. Nov. 7. (Special.) Ben
Oordes, a farmer In Westficld township, whs
found dead In n schoolhouse yesterday
morning. Tho building was imed as a
polling booth tho day previous and Oordes
enmo to tho polls Just beforo closing time,
It Is reported, In nn intoxicated condition.
After the votes were counted Gerdcs, who
wns In n helpless condition, wat left In llu1
schcolhouse, where he was found dead next
morning. Tho coroner Is making an in
vestigation. Plymouth Count)' lleliirns,
LEMARS, la., Nov. 7. (Special.) Com
pleto returns from Plymouth county are a
follows: For governor, A. B. Cummln3,
2,131; Phillips, 1,707; for representative, A.
U. Fleldb. rep,, 1,972; J, C, Cottroll, 1,957,
For tieasurer, A. J. Stang. rep., 1,009; W.
Wlnslow, dem.. 1.1MH. For bherlff, O. F
Hcrrun, rep,, 2,042; A. Y, Weir, dem., 1.S93,
For superintendent of schools, J. S, Shoup,
rep., l.tiH; I, C. Hlredem. 2.25S. For
coroner, J. E Colo, rep., 1.S24: John Ileely.
dem., 2,018. J. W, Myers, for surveyor, had
no opposition. Last year tho rounty gave
McKlnley a majority of 407 and the entire
republican ticket was elected. The per
aci.allty 'f the democratic candidates cut a
gtcal llguro In the lo.'al campaign
SAVE PESTHOUSE PATIENTS
Dii Uoinn Firemen Exposed to Oontagitn
in Fighting Flantei.
CITY SEEKS TO SECURE THE EISTEDDFOD
(Irent Western After Morcf Depot
Ground In Clnrlnn Mint Di
rector to III! 1 1 cl llnnil
(From n Staff Correspondent.)
DES MOINES, Nov. 7. (Special. )-Flre
In a smallpox hospital In this city this
forenoon caused a remarkable scene and
expotcd some of tho patients to danger from '
the severe weather. The fire wns first dis
covered In the roof of the hospital and
wan seen by a doctor who was lecturing tn
a class of students In another hospital
nearby. Both hospitals aro on Fourth
street, In tho north part of tho city. The
alarm wns given quickly, but the firv burned
off the roof and Injured most of the upper
story of the hospital. The firemen rushed
Into the building ns If there was not n
partlclu of danger from the contagion nnd
did their best to snve everything.
When tho firemen broke In the door of
tho hall they found tho fourteen smnllpox
patients huddled In the hall, not knowing
which way to turn. They rushed past the
firemen Into the yard and covered them
selves with such articles of clothing as
they had gathered from the rooms as thoy
went out. All were able to travel and some
wero nearly well. They went In a bunch
lo the yard of a small church nenrby, but
later were gathered Into tents In tho yard
of the hospital and were provided with
The city Is now engaged In building a
smnllpox hospital on ground which was
bought for that purposo twenty-eight years
ugo and a hospital would have been com
pleted long ngo but for the opposition of
people who lived near to various sites that
wero designated by the city council. The
crowds that gathered about the smallpox
hospital by the flro scattered quickly wheu
the patients came out Into the streets.
F.lstediiroil l Wimti'd.
An cttorl Is being made to organize a
Welsh singing society In Des Moines and
to sccuiR tho nnmnil state eisteddfod of the
nsFoclation. The next meeting Is to he In
OttumwH In December. T. J. Phillips, late
democratic candldnte for governor. Is presi
dent of the. association nnd has always
taken great Interest In Its meetings. The
program of prizes has been prepared, show
ing a larger number than usual, and the
secretary of tho association, C. B. Rounds
of Httemnn, repcrts that more entries have
been mado this year than ever. Tho nnnual
eisteddfod has come to be an Important
institution In southern Iowa, where there
nre many persons of Welsh descent.
Would Co n ill-in ii Depot tiroiiiijlm.
The Mason City & Fort Dodge Railroad
company hns made application to tho Stnte
Board of Railroad Commissioners for au
thority to condemn additional ground for
a depot site In tho town of Clnrion. The
purchase, of the road by the Great Western
hns necessitated more depot ground and
yards In that town.
Articles of. Incorporation of the Neif
Handlebar cinnpany of Webster City were
filed with tho secretary of state today. The
capital Is $V,000. Charles Close Is presi
dent and C. F. Slmson Is secretary.
Mint Director's Prosper It '.
George E. Roberts, director of the United
States mint, was in Des Moines today in
consultation with architects In regard to
plans for a tine brick block he Intends to
build in Fort Dodge, his home, next season.
One of tho matters decided at tho elec
tion In Iowa was that of the location of tho
county seat of Sioux county. Some time
ngo a movement wns started to change the
county scat from Orange City to Alton.
The people of Alton put up a bond guaran
teeing a gift of $23,000 If the county scat
were moved. Tho people of Oranso City
Immediately covered the proposal with an
other thnt they would give $25,000 to the
county ns soon ns a contract has been let
for a new courthouse In their town. Tho
vote resulted In favor of retaining the
county sent at Orango City by C30 majority.
Glucose I'rotltN Are l.nrKO.
The largest of tho plants of tho glucose
combine Is In Mnrshalltown. There has
been some talk that owing to the high prlco
of corn nnd the consequent teductlon of
profits this or other plants would bo closed
temporarily, but President Matthew-son of
the glucose trust presents a quarterly
statement which shows that tho trust made
nhout $700,000 profit for the quarter ending
October 31, The directors paid only a 1 per
cent dividend on common otock, hut put
tho remainder Into the reserve fund, and It
Is supposed it will be used In making per
manent Improvements. Tho smaller glucose
factories that aro Independent arc said to
havo Buffered severely from the high price
of com and some ol them have been losing
Xew t'ollene Picildent.
Prof. J E. Conner has been elected presi
dent of Ellsworth college nt Iowa Fallo,
Prof. Conner Is a graduato of Iowa State
university, class of 'Ul, and later took post
graduate courses In tho east. For two
jears he has been engaged at tho State uni
versity In teaching special branches. The
prtBldcniy of this college had been vacant
Fifty )cnr lu One Church,
Rov Father Flavin of this city went to
Muscatine today, whero ho and a large
number of othor priests of the Catholto
churon will Join In celebrating the anni
versary which marks fifty years of service
for Rov. Father Laurent In tho Catholic
church at Muscatine. During all tho fifty
years that Father Laurent has been In
charge of the 'church In Muscatine he has
filled nil the duties of pastor. Ho Is !n
A. B. Cummins, governgr-elect, Is In to
eclpt of congratulatory tolegrnmB from
President itnoaevclt. Senator Bevtrldgo, J
H. Manley. Governor VanSant. Senator Dur
bin. Senator Hnnna, Secretary Wilson and
many others n't national reputation and his
opponent, T. J. Phillips, llo has also re
ceived letter from a largo number con
gratulatlng him on having received the
largest plurality over given any candidate
In Iowa for any office, cummins' piurniity
Is now tot at nbout S7.000, which will he ns
near as It can be estimated until tha otllclal
STRAYING I0VVAN IS LOCATED
GrurKc IImiimihiiij Waterloo dinner
Who M tci lonilj Dliii'urcil,
Is nt Minneapolis.
WATERLOO, la., Nov. 7. (Special Tele
gram.) George Hausmnn. a wealthy farmer
who mysteriously dlsappearedjien days ngo,
was found todav at Albert Lea, Minn
Money will be fcent for his return.
KMttEtt 8. 1001.
But never have seen a three-quarters
plain or yoke back, In all colors, at
An elegant walking coat, full length,
of best kersey, half lined, at
ON SA1.H FRIDAY
A full line nf ladles' Jackets, 6 Inches
long, usually sold for il;n C(!
$12.t). at.. . I
Ladles short Jacket, $2.00 1
i-t,ii,ir.Mi' 1,1.,.- i,,'i i,,,r, r rm
A full line of walking skirts, made of
best mnterlnl nnd latest
a run assortment or dress skirts witn
flare or ilnunce, elegantly trimmed,
valued from $6.50 to $S.S0, (Jj
AU' our $3.(i0 skirts' QQ
A fgll line of walking hnts, mado of good felt and trimmed with
Persian silk, In all the leading styles, would he cheap nt $1.00...
A full line of trimmed and ready to wear hats, other stores sell
at $2.50 ,
A full aisortment of trimmed hats thnt arc sold from $3.50 tn
$5.00. our price
A full line of trimmed hnts that are sold
up, our price
Ask for a Handsome Needle Case
Given Free to Each Purchaser
. . . FRIDAY AND SATURDAY . . .
BLOCKS IOWA ISR10CE WORK
kinneapalii & St. Louia Raad Aika Injiic-
tioi Afaiait Grtat Western.
HOPES TO PROTECT ITS OWN YARDS
Claims Hint the Slnple l.enf Line In
HiitlilliiK Over lien Moines lllver
Would Intrnile on Nelnh
FOHT.DODC.E. Ia.. Nov. 7. (Special Tele-
Kram.) Tho Minneapolis & St. Louis rail
road today filed papers In an Injunction
suit aKalnst tho Chicago Great Western
railroad to prevent the construction of a
new brldso ncrops tho Des Moines river
valley which Is now being built. The bridge
ns planned crosses the. Minneapolis & St.
Louis yards and the rln'ntlff comynny
claims that the construction of tho brldw.'
would cause serious damage on account of
the room required for the foundations of
the piers, which. It Is estimated, will take
300 feet of yard room. The petition Is filed
to nrevent the condemnation of property
by the Mason City road, which hns already
tnken steps to that end. The case will be
argued Monday. Work on the bridge will
be practically at a standstill until after tho
injunction suit Is decided.
GEORGE BRICKER AJQUITTED
Three Weeks Trial ill Fort Dodge for
KIIIIiik of Clnreucc fiulld
FORT DODGE, la.. Nov. 7. (Special Tele-
gram.) The trial of George Urlckcr for
tho killing of Clarence Guild ended Wednes
day night, when the Jury brought In a ver
dict of acquittal. The trial has boen stub
bornly fought and tho Issue was In doubt
until the verdict was given. The case grew
out of tha killing of O. A. Guild and son
Clarence by George nnd Oliver Drlcker last
June ns a result of a neighborhood feud over
land. Oliver Drlcker confessed to the shoot
ing and claimed self-defense, but Chnrles
Guild, son of the murdered man, claimed
that George Hrlcker did the shooting. The
trial has lasted two weeks. Threo Indict
ments remain against the Prickers.
General HnKnn of Mobile.
MOBILE, Nov. 7. Oeneral Hagan died at
his home here today, aged SO years. He
wbb a Mexican war veteran, Joining Colonel
Hay's Texas rangers and taking part In tho
storming of Monterey. Later he was com
missioned a captain in the Third dragoons
nnd served under General Taylor. At the
beginning of the civil war ho was commis
sioned n captain nnd shortly after becamo
a major In General Wirt Adams' regiment.
After the battle of Shlloh he was made
colonel of the Third Alabama cavalry. The
last two years of the war he was a briga
dier commander under General Wheeler.
He was wounded three times and beforo
the close of the war was promoted to the
rank ot brigadier general. General Hagan
was 'born in Ireland.
Thoiuiia I". l.onerBiiu, Detective,
NEW YOrtK. Nov. 7. Thomas E. Lonor
gan, who wus well known ns a dctectlvo
throughout the country, died today nt his
homo In Brooklyn. Ho wns born in Illinois
flfty-soven years ago and served throughout
tho civil war In tho Ninetieth Illinois vol
untcers, being mustered out with the rank
of major. Going Into newspaper work, he
was employed on tho New York Times, the
Now York Sun, tho Chicago Times, the
St. Louis OIoho-Democrnt and other papers,
From newspaper work Mr. Lonergan went
into the United States secret service and
for many ycara was In charge of tho west
John II. MicfTer, Ashland,
ASHLAND, Neb., Nov. 7. (Special.)
John H. Shorter died this morning at his
home In Greenwood, aged 70. He had been
in falling health for a year. Tho day before
his death he had returned from a trip to
Kansas City to consult a specialist. He was
able to go to bis barn, but nn falling
to return a search was made nnd his lifeless
body was found In tho ham. He was born
In Tioga county, Pennsylvania, and came to
Cass county, Nebraika, lu 1850, being ono
of the earliest settlers of the Salt creek
valley. lie leaves four children. Nelson
Sheffer, a brother, and Mrs. Leonard K.
Dell, a sister, reside In Ashland,
Henry Hart of Now York,
NEW YORK Nov. 7. Henry Hart, for
merly of the Third Avenue railroad, died
today at his residence In this city. Mr.
Hart controlled tho Third Avenue streot
railway system from tho days of horse cars
up to two years ago, when he became In
volved through his Inability to raise money
to complete a plan to ibango tho systein
from cabin tn electric. Hart ictalned a
fair portion of a once large fortune,
Theodore F. rintchell,
PES MOINES, Nov. 7. Thfodorn F. Gat.
chell, aged 56 years, secrotary and general
mnnager of the Des Moines Fire Insurance
company and vice president of the Mcr-
Have Seen Better Days" S
length Jacket, made of best kersey, lined with
made g" "V A ladles' fine ker.ey Jarkel. plain or yoke bark, 38 Inches
!plOvf long, lined with a guaranteed satin, UiG SaO
In all shades, at ZpOaC v
ladles' 2;.nch boticle
"lores sell at 5.00, our
Capes ns above, SO Inches
en j. a
long, at w.
I A full line of cloth onpes, niade ot
1 irv" kcrpy' . $1.48
Allne'seal plush cape, made 40 Inches :
long, quilted lining, trimmed with Bus-
slnn fur, regular $lfi.C0 C(j QH 1
value, nt 'J
I nl ' -
everywhere from $5.50 (tL Oft
17 and 19 S. Main
chants' nnd Hankers' Insurance company,
dropped dead suddenly tonight. He came to
Des Moines In 18S1 and wns prominently
Identified with the business Interests of the
.Mehnlao Hoffman, Mlonx I'nlls.
SIOUX FALUS. S. P., Nov. 7. (Special.)
Nicholas Hoffman, aged 64, died at the
family residence In this city. Deceased
was a pioneer of Sioux Falls, having lo
cated here in tho spring of ISSI. He lenves
A widow and seven children, all but ono
being at his bedside when he. hrenthed his
Captain Anderson, .Ninth Infantry.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7. A cnblegram re
ceived at the War department today from
General Chaffeo at Manila announces the
death from pneumonia of Captain Robert
If. Anderson of the Ninth Infantry. Captain
Anderson was appointed to the army lu
1884 from civil life, accredited to Georgia.
K. W. Mlnshnll of Shnhert.
STELLA. Neb.. Nov. 7. (Special.) E. W.
Mlnshall, a former Stella merchant, but for
the last eight years owner of the only hard
ware and furniture business at Shubert, died
last night. Mr. Mlnshnll had been In poor
health for the last year and had recently
disposed of his business Interests.
Captain William tJrnnt, Allnnla.
ATLANTA. Ga.. Nov. 7. Captain William
Grant, probably the wealthiest man In At
lanta, died today, aged 63. Ho owned two
hirge ofllce buildings and other property In
the business district hnd was Identified
with several ftnancinl Institutions in tha
William Chnmherlaln, Warden.
CHICAGO, Nov. 7. William Chamberlain,
warden of tho penitentiary at Jackson,
Mich,, died of apoplexy In this city tonight.
Mr. Chamberlain was on his way west to
attend n convention nf prison wardens.
LONDON, Nov. 8. Miss Knto Greenaway,
artist, s dead,
HEATRICE, Neb., Nov. 7. (Special Tele
grain.) Cards are out announcing the com
ing marriage of Miss Allco Carpenter Eber
sol of Chicago to H. I). Habln of thla city.
Tho ceremony will tako place at tho home
of the bride Wednesday evening. Novembor
20. at 8 o'clock. After a brief wedding trip
Mr. and Mrs. Sabln will return to this city
to reside. Mr. Sabln Is employed as a mall
carrier hero. ,
GENEVA. Neb.. Nov. 7 (Special.) Hurt
Ogg nnd Miss Mabel Splvey wero married at
tho bride's parents' home last night.
t'arneitle to llullil for Scots.
LONDON. Nov. 7. It Is announced thnt
Andrew Carneglo will glvo 100,000 to build
and equip a technical college In north Scot
land. Tho Institution will probably be lo
cated at Grassele, Counties Roxburgh and
Saturday matinee and jilght. Nov 0 Davo
II. Levi's big production,
Uncle Josh Spruceby
Grand Operatic Orchestrn!
Carload Special Scenery!
Novel Mechanical Effects!
Tho Great Sawmill Scene!
All New Specialties! Watch for the Rig
Prices 10c, 20o, 30c, 50c; matinees, 10c, 20c.
JOHH Q. WOODWARD & CO.,
"The Candy Men." Council Bluffs, la
Applu twos arc nil in yood physical condition Oyoars
old nnd in full hearing.
One-half adieu from
Small payment, down, balance long timo.
A full assortment of tlannelette "70r
wrappers, the $l.t) kind. it. .
A full line nf cotton blankets, A tit
ton nnd Meecy. up
A good quality com
A better urude,
A full assortment of llaniiclette waists.
n nil Myirn iiiul colors. 3JC
""'" ltl t t.... ."-''
A full assortment of silk nnd French
finnnel waists at lowest prices.
Skinner s satin,
llcnuoaiy In men's, m omen's nuil
children's sIiiicm our assortment l
conyplcte. with rooiI ucnrlnu nhncn
.! per cent on nil) store In this
Our uuilcrttcnr nnd hosiery ilepnrl
nieiil Is complete, tilth men's ttti
hlfii'n nuil children', vilfh nstnnlsli-
St,, Council Bluffs i
llr. Ilennett Hnm. "Many Men Who. u
a l-lrnt tilance, l.noh the Picture of
Health, Are hul 1 . 1 1 I More Tlmn
.crtiius , nchllltaled Wreek-i-.Naturc
in,c Them a Ntroim Ph
liue. hui ntllr,. ,, ,.,. ,,.
I'oseil in,,, ,,,,,1 Xnt
I Mill th,. World Will Knim r Th..r
cak,,css"Tlie Doctor ti.uirn litre,
lis Klcctrlc licit to tor,. I5,,.rv
I ' rni of Wen I. ii ess. I ii lloth .-ce l
I Nature's itemed. v.
He.xual weakness nnd diseases fnsten
ares ffls? ,,,p" ,ik " -wJ"sip"
vitality linn lire,
In older men It,
('omen like tli
breath from n
Upon ii youn
llllll I ft M ,1 .. ,
plant, withering '
nun miming It
in its nre
ftretiRti) nnd vi
tlty Is the on
v.ure me on!
cure for thef
vital diseases c
men nnd worn
'ii, It Is sate
fure. quick nn
cure in every
case, it cannot.
w 11 not fall. Electricity Is the Nerve nnd
ltal Hire of every human being. When
you urn sick there Is n wuslng of Elec
tricity. My Hcit Is to supply this lost
Do not ncKlcet lo send for my new
hook tmlny. r'litiilnn all the won
ders of electricity. Sent free, post
paid, tn mi one, My hook concerns
every iiIIIiik v" '
Pr. Dennett's Electric Dell has soft,
silken, chamois-covered sponge, water
chamber electrodes thnt do not, cannot,
will not burn, fry, blister nnd cremate the
llesh of tho patient, us do the bare metal
electrodes psed on all other makes or
belts. These electrodes nre my patent
nnd tiro used on no other electric belt,
My Helt can be renewed when burned out
for only 73c; no other belt can be renewed
for any price nnd when burned out Is
worthless. Guaranteed one year. My
Electrical Suspensory, for the permanent
cure of the Various private weaknesses of
men, free to every inalo patient.
If you have nn old-style helt ivhlch
huriiH or lillstors or In liurncd nut and
en n not he renewed, cud It lo me nit
half payment for one of mine.
My Helt will not cure ulone Sexual
Weakness, but I absolutely guarantee It to
cure Varicocele, Hydrocele, Rheumatism
ii every form, ' Partial Pnrnlysls, Spinal
rakness. Constipation, Kidney, Liver nnd
Hladder Troubles, Dyspepsia, all Female
Cnmplivlnts, etc., ns well ns every form
nnd guise of Sexual Weakness In either
Call or write todny. I have written ft
book, "Tim Finding of the Fountain or
Eternal Youth;" sent free, postpaid, for
tho nsklng. Hook will nil you nil about
It Advice and consultation without cost,
Sold only by
DR. BENNETT Electric Belt Go.
11OOMH-30H nnd 31 Douglas lllock, Cor.
ner 10th and Dod je streets, Opposlti
Hayden's, Omuhii, Neb, Always upon.
One Night Only Special Engagement
Friday, Nov. 8
The new century's one big domlnua
Phenomenal Comlo Opern,
The Cocked Hat
Thn famous, original, gigantic New
York production, unabridged and un
approachable Reul, genuine, nntl
blllous, rip-roaring rampant fun (no
throaty, charlotto russc humor). Posi
tively nothing but stoniueh laughs.
Prices: .11c, JOe, 75c
Woodward's menus (iootl
(Jood Citiuly menus. Wood
Sli'nwood, Iowa. I'rict; low.
H. W. BINDER & CO.. 1
5 Pearl St., Council Bluffs, Ia. J
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