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TITE OMAHA DAILY BEE: SUNDAY, MA ttCxT 0, 1002.
NEWS OF INTEREST FROM IOWA.
Dsvts sells drugs.
Btoekert sella carpet and run.
Met beer at Neiimtytr'i hotel.
Wnl.msn. scientific optician. 40 B'war.
Perry picture for ale. C. E. Alexander
(Jo., m wroaaway.
i C. A W. Woodward, architect, room
I, Everett block. Council Bluff, la.
Missouri oak body wood, ift.Mi cora. wu
llom Welch, a N. Main street. Tel. 128.
Go and hear "Ma Dusenberry" at Inde
pendent Order of Odd Fellows' ball Monday
J ft me E. Kllby and Kate Doyle, both of
Omaha, were married In tni city yesieraay
afternoon by Justice eryani.
War rent, office room, around floor: ex
cellent kcellon for real elate. or Insur
ance; centrally located. Addre 8, Bee
The Colored Republican club at It meet
Ins I nt night decided to vot the straight
republican ticket at the school election
For rent, two furnished or unfurnished
rooms, for light housekeeping, for man and
wire; no children; rent reasonable. Ad
dress M, Bee office.
W. O. Bridge filed a petition la the dlsw
trlct court yesterday asking to be appointed
guardian or hla brother, Austin B, Bridges,
alleged to b of unsound mind.,
A sneak thief entered the Chicago houss
on South Main street early yesterday
morning and succeeded ' In - getting away
with the fur overcoat and revolver of the
The personal Injury damage suit of Mrs.
Lett against the Chicago & Northwestern
railroad was not completed In the superior
court yesterday and will not go to the jury
J. B. Bartlett began suit In the district
court yesterday to enjoin D. L. Sherlock,
saloonkeeper at 340 West Broadway, from
selling intoxicating liquors. James Doyle,
owner of the building In which the saloon
Is, la named as party defendant.
Tonight Spedden A Paige open a four
nights' engagement at the Dohany theater
In "A Thoroughbred." There will be ten
vaudeville acts and It Is promised that our
theater-goers will have a rich entertain
ment, pleasing, refined and up-to-date,
Mr. and Mrs. John M. Sylvester, who
leave Monday for Cavite, Philippine Islands,
where Mr. Sylvester has secured a position
In the civil service, were given a farewell
reception Friday night at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. F. C. Lougee by the members of
the Epworth league of . the Broadway
The funeral of Mrs. Mary L. Hart was
yesterday afternoon from the Fifth Avenue
Methodist church. The services, under the
auspices of the Woman's Relief corps,
were conducted by the pastor. Rev. E. w.
Erlckson. These members of Abe Lincoln
post. Grand Army of the Republic, acted
' uavemn, "VUU, IWVVr,
Davis, Heft, Craig and Mile. Burial was
In Walnut Hill cemetery.
The funeral of Miss Clarlbel, 17-year-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Chambers,
811 Sixth avenue, will be this afternoon at 3
o'clock from the residence. Rev. W. S.
Barnes, pastor of the First Presbyterian
church, will conduct the services and burial
will be In Falrvlew cemetery. Miss Cham
bers was a member of the. High school
class of 1903, and her schoolmates will
meet at the church at 1:30 to attend the
A thief, supposedly a tramp, broke Into
the residence of A. O. McFarland, at 810
Hasel street, yesterday during the absence
of the family and thoroughly ransacaed
the place. The fellow donned McFarland
beat suit of clothes, a new pair of shoes
and a complete change of underwear, leav
ing his old raga In a heap on the floor of
th parlor. He also took a supply of pocket
handkerchiefs, a small sum of money from
a child's bank, several articles of silver
ware and a large bottle of perfume.
The Foresters' play. "An Irish Aristo
crat," which th local court of Foresters
will present at the Dohany next Thursday
evening, give promise of being a very
finished performance. The Morgans are
theatrical people of pronounced ability and
the local talent Is said by them to be the
best they have ever worked with. The
comedy element in the play Is very strong,
while not a farce comedy, and the dramatic
situations and climaxes are powerful, while
not overdrawn. As an additional feature
the local people are arranging some new
and original specialties of a very amusing
I St. Patrick's Day Celebration.
The committee In charge of the St. Pat
rick's day celebration In this city yesterday
completed the program which will be given
In' the Dohany opera house that evening.
The entertainment will be under, the aus
pices of the local division of the Ancient
Order of Hibernians. The proceeds will be
devoted to entertaining the state conven
tion of ths Ancient Order of Hibernians,
which will be held in this city either In
August or the Brat part of September. This
will be the program:
Overture American and Irish Airs
Opening address by the chairman...'.....
John M. Oalvln.
Vocal Solo The Kerry Dance
C. B. Attchison.
Vocal Solo Irish Folk Song .
- . Miss Stella Mclntyr.
Violin Duet Irish Airs
Masters Matthew Campbell and Edward
Vocal Solo Klllarney
Master Darwin L. Bradley.
Address of the Evening..,..
. Hon. T. J. Mahoney.
Vocal Solo The Last Rose of Summer..
. , W. H. McConvlll.
Vocal Solo Selected
Miss Rose A. Brady.
Recitation Dawn on the Irish Coast..
' . Daniel J. Hurley.
Vocal Solo Limerick Is Beautiful
William H. Brown.
Chorus (a) Ood Save Ireland
(b) The Star Spangled Banner..
Girls of St. Francia Xavier's Church.
'. Msvrrtaa"e Licenses.
Licenses to wed were' Issued yesterday to
Name and Address. Age
Ernest M. Malone. Buaaey, la .....7728
Dora B. Myera. Council Bluffs Is
Eugene L. Olllet, Council Bluffs r
Nettle Cutler, Missouri Valley, la 2
James E. Kllby, Omaha , a
Kate Doyle, Omaha 3
- WHAT APPEALS TO MEN
la uppermost In the mind of the majority
of women, and the fairest example of fem
ininity look all the more radiant If appro
priately adorned with Jewelry rings, neck
laces, brooch, hair ornament whatso
ever befits her atyle of beauty. So It's
oar province to bedeck the .' ladles and
please the men, and we do It to the satis
faction of all concerned, even tboa who
psy the bill.,
HERHia !J. LEFFERT,
SSt Broadway, Council Bluff.
Optician. Jeweler. Engraver. Work Is
Funeral Director -
touocMeer w w. c fcateo
la.AL tTMatlT. Iff,
nr.1 LOANS GoKl
fMtiaw4 tn laatara aiefcraaa.
I im Jeceae N. Ca,.J
LOCATE NAPOLEON CRENSHAW
Authorities of Weeping Water 8eek Eeward
for His Apprehension.
NO ONE SEEMS ANXIOUS FOR CAPTURE
State Treasurer Gllbertaoa Weald
Like to Get His Baalc Back, bat
Creditors' Seem Likely to Be
raid la Fall.
Chief of Police Albro received word late
Friday night from the authorities of Weep
ing Water, Ne, that if W. H. Crenshaw,
the former Council Bluffs grocer and Na
poleon of finance who secured a bank on
nothing except nerve, was wanted they
could lay their hands on him at any mo
ment. They were particularly anxious to
learn If there was any reward offered for
Weeping Water ' la the home of Cren
shaw's mother and alster, and It la sup
posed here that there la where be Is. There
Is no rward offered here tor his arrest,
neither la he wanted here oa any criminal
charge. His creditors have brought bank
ruptcy proceedings against him and his
stock of groceries Is low In their charge.
If Crenshaw's mother and slater will re
lease, as It Is expected they will, their
claim against the stock, the creditors will
realise every cent of their claims and there
will probably be $2,000 left over.
State Treasurer Ollbertson and C. J.
Thompson, who let Crenshaw assume con
trol of the bank at Crystal Lake, la., with
out his paying anything for It, are the per
sons who might be desirous of scouring his
arrest, and they were notified yesterday
that the authorities of Weeplag 'Water had
him located. The Omaha National bank,
which cashed a $5,000 certificate of depoalt
on the Crystal Lake bank for Crenahaw,
was also notified. Ollbertson and Thomp
son have assured Judge McPherson that
they will protect the holders of the certifi
cate of depoalt which Crenahaw obtained
If th bank Is turned back to them. The
hearing on the petition of Intervention filed
by Ollbertson and Thompson In the Cren
shaw bankruptcy proceedings 1 aet for
hearing on the first day of the term of fed
N. T. Plumbing Co., telephone 260.
Great Weatera Reports gtlr Cltlsens.
Residents and property owner of the
Third ward are greatly aroused over a
report to the effect that the Great Western
railroad will attempt to railroad through
the city council Monday night an amended
"vacation" ordinance, which. It la said,
will eliminate the very provisions which
the Third ward people fought so bard to
have Incorporated. A meeting of the Third
Ward Cltlsens' club was held yesterday and
It was decided to attend the meeting of the
city council Monday night and protest
against the ordinances being amended In any
It was also reported yesterday that Col
onel C. O. Saunders, local attorney for the
Great Western, bad been Instructed not to
make any further opposition to the provis
ions In the vacation ordinance requiring
the railroad to maintain electric aro lights
at the Tenth avenue and Woodbury avenue
crossings, but to try to secure by all means
to eliminate from the measure the provis
ions regarding the storage tracks.
Dr. Samuel Leland, the famous lecturer.
at the High school auditorium Tuesday
svenlng, March 11, under the auspices of
the D. A. R. , Subject of the lecture:
"World Making." Proceeds to be devoted
to High school library.
Davis sells glass.
William Manning and Mrs. Pearl Vetal
of Omaha were married Wednesday after
noon at the parsonage of the First Pres
byterian church by Rev. W. 8. Barnes, In
the presence of a few Invited friends, those
present being Mrs. J. W. Leaverton, aunt
of the bride; Thomaa Pursehouse of Omaha
and E. F. Watt of this city. For several
year the bride hss held Important posi
tions as teacher In the publlo schools of
Wyoming, while the groom Is a well known
caterer of Omaha. Mr. and Mr. Manning
at once repaired to their home In Omaha,
which had been fitted up by the groom for
the reception of his bride. They will be
at borne after March 15. '
Gravel roofing. A. H. Read. HI Broadway.
Rea Estate Traaafera.
These transfers were filed yesterday la
the abstract, title and loan offloe of J. W.
Squire. 101 Pearl'ttreet:
Fhldella M. Stewart to T. C. Ferris,
lot 4, Baughn' aubdiv, q. c. d $ 700
Charles P. Koobier to Charles W.
Wlggenlln, eft nwU and wft ne4 20
and e1 iwU 17-74-40. w. d 12,640
R K. Steele to James P. Steele, swVi
se 21-74-43. w. d 1,400
Oeorge C. Potter to Precllla Smith,
ett se ls-7-J, q. c. d 1
Sarah A. Burton and husband to
Frank O. Schoneld. eft sett 2-74-40,
except 10 acres, w. d 5,460
Joseph Mackland and wife to Reor
ganised Church of Jeaua Christ, part
of sett sett 27-77-43, acre, w. d . I
3. W. Roy and wife to Eunice J.
Letner, part of lot 13, Auditor's sub
div nwttnett 12-75-40. w. d 1000
Henry F. Wilson and wife to Oldeon
DeBolt, ntt nwtt 3 and awtt swtt 23-74-40,
except 2 acres, w, d 1,444
Luclnda Carter to John W. Schmidt.
loU 8, . 10, block 2, Carter's 3d
add to Hancock, w. d 160
Same to Adolph Schmidt, lots 11, 12,
13 snd 14, block 2, Career's 3d add
. to Hancock, w. d 200
L. F. Potter and wife to J. W. Roy.
lot In block L Gates' add to Oak
land! w. d 1.200
John P. Organ and wife to E. Reich
art, lots 4 and I and e 12 feet lot ,
block t, Omaha add, q. c. d 1
P. D. Cowan, and wife to Julia Kattel
man. ntt lot 4. block 1, Riddles' sub
dlv. w. d 1,200
Charles Schmidt, Jr.. and wife to H.
Christ Hansen, lots 7, i, , 10, block
2. Marquardt's subdtv to Avoca,
w. d 600
Robert I Hart and wife to Julius C.
and William Bradley, lots 12. 1314.
block 10, Carson, w. d ,. 250
Thomas Brock to Charles R. Butler,
n llott feet lot 3. Auditor's aubdiv
out lot 2, Carson, w. d 850
Christian Relchsteln to P. L. Reich
stein, wU seV 36-74-38. w. d ... 4,600
John N. Holtmyer to Will and Cora
irubaon. aett 22-74-38. w. d 11.800
Catharine Hansen and husband to
Robert A. Lewis, sett nwtt H-75-42.
w. d 1,400
Mary E. Mover and husband to Ed
mond W. Mover, lot 10, block a).
Riddles' sul.dlv. w. d 1
John Goodcliild and wife to C. E. Hoi
den. lot 1, block 14. Williams' 1st
add, w. d 400
Mary E. Moyer and husband to Ed
mond W. Moyer, part of lot It, in
Original plat, w. d 1
Total, twenty-two transfers $&4,ott
Plumbing and heating. Blxby A Boa,
Charles R. Haaaaa far Mayor.
Charles R. Hannan for mayor Is the slogan
of a largs number of business men and tax
payer of both political parties. Several
delegation called yesterday oa the former
president of the First National bank, re
questing htm to allow hi nam) to bo eon- I
siasrta U oecDeouosi -wit Uui republican
nomination for mayor, but Colonel Hannan
nesitated. and It wss not until shortly be
fore he left on a business trip to New York
last evening that he finally consented to
accept the nomination It accorded him.
Mlssoarl Girls Stranded.
Leonine Holllday, a 17-year-old girl, and
her 11-year-old lter, on their way from
southern Missouri to Oiage, la., became
atranded at the Union PaclBc Transfer de
pot Friday night. Mayor Jennings yeiter
day morning raised sufficient funds to pur
chase them transportation to their destt'
Talking machine record at 30c at Bourl
clus, $35 Broadway, where the right kind
of pianos are sold at the right price and
a child can buy a cheap as the "smsrt"
buyer; where the organ stands upon the
Hear Dr. Leland on "World Making."
High school auditorium Tuesday evening.
Davla sells giaaa.
Sapervlaor Hllllard Gallty.
MIS30URI VALLEY, la., March 8. (Spe
cial Telegram.) The case of the State
against Supervisor Charles Hllllard, which
has been before the district court for two
weeks, closed today. After being out but
a few minutes the Jury found Hllllard
guilty. This la the first of the trials brought
to oust the Board of Supervisors from of
fice. It to probable the case will be car
ried higher. Next week the trial of Super
visor George Relff will be taken, up.
Despondent Over Lost Job.
NEW HAMPTON, la., March I. (Special
Telegram.) Harry Bryant, negro recently
employed at Henry Bollinger's saloon,
committed suicide by shooting. He was
despondent because he bad lost his Job on
a railroad because of his color.
HAY ACTS ON WITS PROTEST
Secretary ' of State Orders Investlaa
tloa of Alleged Injustices
DENVER, March 8. Governor Ormaa to
day received the following telegram:
WASHINGTON. D. C March 8. His Ex
cellency, the Governor of Colorado, Den
ver: The Chinese minister advises me of
reported attempt by Miners' union at
Ouray, Ouray county, Colo., to drive Chi
nese out of town. Miners' union alleged
to have declared boycott against Chinese
who are said to be peaceable . residents.
If the facts are as understood and repre
sented by the Chinese minister the depart
ment would be pleased If you would take
uch timely measures as you find appro
priate to prevent violence and to assure
the Chinese protection and unrestricted etv
Joyment of treaty rights and prlvllexes.
' Secretary of State,
The governor replied as follows:
John Hay, Secretary of - State, Washing
ton: Your message of March 7 received,
I shall take ud the matter mentioned In
your telegram with the county and town
officers at Ouray Immediately and ascer
tain what ran be done.
JAMES B. ORMAN, Governor.
COMPROMISES TAXATION BILL
Minnesota Lealslatare ' Chances Old
Statatea After Defeatlnc Pre
poeed Now Measures.
ST. PAUL, March 8. After defeating
everal proposed taxation measures, a tax
ation committee of the two houses of the
legislature todsy reported a compromise
on what Is known a the constitutional
A tax on franchisee or on gross earnings
of corporation at the option of the legisla
ture, a tax on the Income of credlta aot
to exieed 10 per cent and ah Income tax
on Incomes exceeding $1,000 are the prin
cipal changes from existing statutes. ,
The amendment was reported by the sen
ate at noon and will come up in the house
this afternoon. It Is now considered prob
able that the extra sessloa will come to
an end next week. . ' ' '
PUTS BULLET IN HIS HEAD
Minneapolis Maa Foond Dead la
Charitable Institution Enters .
tala Saiclde Theery.
KANSAS CITY, March . John Hender
son of Minneapolis, Minn., was found dead
on the third floor of the Helping Hand In
stitute here this morning with a bullet hole
In his head. The theory la that he com
mitted suicide. Last evening Henderson re
ported to the police that two negro women
had robbed him of $900. The polled detained
him until midnight and then aent him to th
Institute. There he wes directed to a cot
on the upper floor and this was the last
seen of him alive. A dosea lodgers slept
within a few yards of where the body was
found. They reported having heard a noise,
probably a shot, during ths night, but no
investigation was mad. Henderson cam
here from the north yesterday on business.
TO RESTRICT USEl)F"MILEAGE
Westera Passensjer Association Coa
templates Reforms la Inter
CHICAGO, March I. A special meeting
of the mileage bureau committee of the
Western Passenger association will be held
here next Tuesday to consider the proposl
tlon to Increase the mileage oa Inter
changeable tickets from 2,000 miles to $.000
miles and also to restrlot the use of 2.000
miles individual mileage books to the lines
This is to prevent Individual road from
Issuing Interchangeable mileage. The ob
ject of railing th Interchangeable mileage
la to prevent the general publlo 'from using
the book and confine them solely to
large wholesale merchant and Jobbers.'
STILL UNCOVERING VICTIMS
Reaeae Party Recovers All Killed by
lldes Except Llherty
TELLURIDE, Colo.. March t. Builnes
was aupnded her today during th fun
eral of George Rohwer and W. 8. Gregory,
prominent eitlxona, who sacrlflcsd their
lives in a snowsllds when trying to res
cue tho men who were burled under a slid
at the Liberty Bell mine on February 28.
Th bodies of Swanaoa and Aho, who war
killed In" trying to rescue others, were re
covered today. Only the bodies burled at
th Liberty Bell mine remain to be uncov
ered. All anxiety for the evea miner employed
at th Andrew mln. ltuatd la Ingram
basin was dissipated today.
CABINET. CRISIS IN SPAIN
Termination ef Paevaefal Ministerial
Relatione at Maertd Is Rearardeel
MADRID. March 8. The Spanish paper
agree la declaring that a ministerial crisis
Is almost unavoidable and they eipreti
the oplnioa that the announcement of a
crisis hsa occurred, will be made after
the cthuet couacu ia oe Beta stare w,
JUDGE PROUTY CRIES FRAUD
Will Carry Into Convention the Great Polk
HULL EXPECTS TO WIN ON ACCLAMATION
lewa Senate I'aaalnewasly Endorses
Congressional Bill to Strencthea
Interstate Commerce Aet -Bis;
Appropriations Came Next.
DES MOINES, March 8. (Special.) Th
contest In Polk count v for control of the
congressional delegation yesterday was so
ciose tnat despite the fact that Congress
man nun na a clear majority of the dele
gation from the nrerfnrts. the Prautv nen-
pie threaten to make a contest In the
county convention and tn psrrv It to the
congressional convention, with a view of
causing a division In the party. Ia a num-
ner or tne precinct, particularly in De
Molne. the vota rv Hnu snif Am
or the other of the candidates secured the
oeiegatlon by a mere handful of votes
It Is admitted that desperate means were
resorted to by both aides for control of the
precincts. There Is no doubt that a great
many democrats were vntmt In mint of th
preclacta. But In view f the fact that
nuns mends controlled the county, com
mittee and named the Judgea of election,
fixed the time of cloatna- tha noils and nr..
scribed the rules. Judge Prouty claim
mere was rraud In a few of the precinct
sumcieni to make the change In the re
sult as Shown on the far nf tha ,,ln,..
The Hull people have na fear nf tha
threatened bolt la tha convention mil
that It will be impossible now for Prouty
to get the other counties of th iiiairi
outsiae or Folk county. They believe Hull
win do nominated br acclamation.
IDS total vote at tha renubllran nrlm.n
wss oeany ib.ow. and the latest ratnms
how that Hull had 8.1UK and Pn.nl. nam
but of the delegate Hull ha 133 to' 108
In regard to the Judicial omlnsttnn It
eem certain that C. P. Holme, A. H.
McVey and James A. How are nominated,
but the fourth nominee 1 very uncertain.
It He between W. H. McHenr rn
Bowen and Hugh Brennan. In the city pri
mary .ismes n. urenton received 11 dele
gates to seventeen for Patrick. Br.ntnn .t
one time taught school in Sidney, Neb.,
ior several years. He will succeed a dem
ocrat as mayor of the citv If ha,
Endorse Interstate Commerce BUI
The Iowa senate this mnrnin. wa -
record as unanimously endorsing a bill in
tvu8"" to amena and strengthen the in
terstate commerce act. Tha raani,.tin . -
Introduced by Trewln, who explained that
iv uaa ceme to mm from ex-Governor Lar
rabee and had his endorsement. - Ths reso
lution was passed unanimous!, aa fnii...
WhaMa. I. ., .'
aw ha. k ! iCTuiaie . commerce
;r v" arnuuBiy impaired by cer
tain decision tt w. 1 1 .
th.lt tha liv lii it.
(ally inoperative In remedying the evils of
-.VTi w "'"" ai-vice oi ine country,
Which was tha mirrma. . . i.'.
n(j - - . v. im vuavimvnii
son-Corllss bill. Is now pending In the two
"jnmia me interstate
commerce act by conferring upon the com
mission rrwn th.MKw .Jji.l ,
" kuuiuuiini powers
for the purpose of enabling It to enforce
the nrAVlllnni nf h. , , ...
rulings Immediate effect pending review
Resolved, by the senate, the house con
curring: That the senators and repre-
aantatlvaa In nnw . i , . - .
, . ..uui mis aiaie oe
and are hereby respectfully requested to
" o dMTjiut consideration
and to use their efforts In every proper
way to secure Its early enactment or the
e"fetn2"t of some other measure which
..... Bi.u.u III. lUUtllU
; President Herrlott announced the appoint
ment or Messrs. Healy, Hubbard and Wil
son as conferree on the resolution to en
dorse the Hoar bill in congress.
The following bills were passed' by ths
senate: To establish fire and police com
mlsslon for Dea Moinea: to lv tha n..-.
llngton railroad right-of-way through state
property at uienwood; to provide for build
ing flshway at the Bonaparte dam; to pro
vide that mayors of Sioux City and Du
buque may appoint waterworks commission
ers; to provide for uniform bonds for offi
cial; to allow a tax for extra park pur
poses at Iowa City, and legalising acts re
lating to Rudd, Floyd county, Ralston,
Greene county, and Orleans, Dickinson
Bills on the calendar were disposed of by
postponement as follows: to prohibit gift
enterprises; to establish a female reforma
tory; to Increase psy of county attorney
and recorders; to raise the salary of th
superintendent of the Orphans' home at Dav
enport; to provide that physicians make re
ports of birth and. death; to provide for
an eight-hour day In coal mines, and to
regulate the employment of children In fac
tories.. Ths senate adjourned until Tuesday morn
ing. ' -
The house passed the following bills; To
provide . that transcripts shall be filed In
condemnation proceedings; to allow plate
glass insurance by Iowa companies; to make
taxes on buildings a Ilea thereon; to cre
ate a commission for the Cedar Rapids river
front; to legalise transfer of real estate
whore the husband aigned for th wife on
power of attorney; to consolidate the state
traveling library and the state library com
mission and appropriate $6,000 therefor; to
give the Burlington right-of-way at Olen
wood. The house will meet oa Monday morning.
War Claims Heeded.
A bill was Introduced tn the senate by
Trewln to provide that an appropriation of
$300,000 be made for the building . of the
state historical building to com entirely
from the refund of war expenae expected.
The bill to make an appropriation direct
for this purpose was killed. It 1 now pro
posed to rely entirely on the probable re
fund of war claim. The appropriation
committee are at work on th general ap
propriation bill and expect to have them
ready for next week.
Bis; .Appreprlatlea Bills.
Th first of th big appropriation bill
will be reported to th house early next
week, the house appropriation committee
having agreed this vnlng on th bill for
all board of control Institution. Th
change made In the bill a offered by the
board are a follow:
Stricken out entirely Deep well at In
dependence. $12,000; solitary at Fort Madi
son. $4,500; quartermaster's building at
Marahalltown, $6,000; gate and gatehouse,
Change a follows Bollsrhouse, Daven
port, reduced to $20,000; coalhouee. Council
Bluffs, reduced to $1,600; barn at Mount
Pleasant, reduced to $5,000; fire depart
ment building, Independence, reduced to
$2,500; coal houss, Clarlnda, reduced to
The Item of $2,000 for support of Knox
vllle Instltutloa waa stricken out and pro
vision mad for use of unexpended balance.
This reduced tha total' sX approprlatto&ajj
New Soft Shirts
When it comes to makes, colors and designs, we
are strictly in it." Our lines comprise the three
best known makes
lYUson Bros., Monarch and Gold & Silver
Ranging in price at
75c, $!,' $1.25. $1.50, $2..
Watch our windows for the new things as fast as
they are produced and remember 'if you have
them from us they're right"
Smith & Bradley, 415 Broadway
for charitable and penal Institutions by
$38,100, and leaves tha total at $731,577.60.
Efforts of (he Deaf School.
1 DeCourcey French of Dubuque, who has a
private school for the deaf, baa been In Dea
Moines this week renewing efforts to have
the state locate another state school for
the deaf and place It In the northeast part
of the state. He baa been asking slgnaturea
to a petition saying:
The underslaned petitioners, cltlsens of
Iowa, retioectfullv reoreent that there
are about 1.0UO deaf and dumb children of
school age residing in the state of Iowa, a
lama mainrltv of whom reside In the
eastern part of the state, and many of
whom are too poor to bear the expense of
going to the extreme western part of the
state to school." Conseonently they are
obliged to remain at home and grow up
The time has come when there Is urgent
necessity for another school. About Jno
Dunlla are crowded In the Council Bluffs I
school, leaving hundreds unprovided for.
In consequence or tnese facts we, tne
undersigned petitioners, would most re
spectfully petition you to establish such a
school In the central part of eaatern Iowa.
ACTS ON THE DEFENSIVE
Hashes Says Americans Hesentment
of Flllplne Attack Started Has.
tllttlea la the Islaads.
WASHINGTON, March 8. Senator Pat
terson continued his questioning of General
Hughes in the senate committee on the
Philippines today, taking up the beginning
of hostilities in 1839. The witness repeated
his previous statement that the first shot
bad been fired by an American. Senator
Patterson asked General Hughes what he
meant when he said upon, hearing the fir
Ing at first, "The thing is on." There was
some sparring between tbe two, as on
previous oocassions, tho senator insisting
upon a direct answer and tbe witness upon
replying in bla own way. "I Intend," aald
the latter, "to answer In the best way I
can to cover the whole conditions. I wish
to answer in my own way, aa I am Informed
I have a right to do. I felt that they had
made an attack upon us and that we must
defend ourselves," he added.
"Did you mean almply that you should
defend yourselves or that you should make
en attack also T" ..
'I had no intention beyond what I have
Mr. Patterson then sought to bring out
the fsct that the attack waa made before
the Filipinos were ready and General
Hughes admitted that the Filipino leaders
were absent In a conference at , Malolos.
He said that hostilities were so active the
next day that there wa no opportunity
to attempt' to heal the breach.
Senator Patterson questioned General
Hughea concerning the effect of President
McKlnley's proclamation of January 19,
1899, for the extension of the military occu
pation of the United States to the entire
archipelago, asking the witness If there
was anything to do but to attack the Tll-
tplno force. General Hughes replied that
the policy was to use only peaceful means
so long a they were effectual, but that
when these were exhausted ' to resort to
MUELLER PLEADS BOER CAUSE
Orsage Free State ' Representative
Telia Hay of SuaTerlas; la Cos
WASHINGTON, March 8. Dr. Helnrlch
Mueller, one of the European diplomatic
representatives of the Orange Free State,
called upon Secretary Hay at the State
department today and held half an hour's
Interview with him. As in ths case of tbe
other Boer representatives. Dr. Mueller
was received on the distinct understanding
that be -ajie la a private character and not
in a dlplouiatlo way. Like the preceding
callers he did not address himself to th
subject of Intervention or mediation. Nor
did he broach ths question of the mule
shipments to South Africa. His aole con
cern was with the concentration camp in
South Africa. He told the secretary a piti
ful tale of tbe sufferings and of frightful
mortality among the reconcentradoes, tbe
death rate among the children In the com
munities running aa high a 60 per cent,
according to his statement. Secretary Hay
gave his caller a sympathetic reception, but
was unabls to make any promt that tbe
United State government would change the
attitude toward tht subject that it has
GOVERNMENT EXHIBIT FUND
Recommendation 1 Made Honae
Committee for Moneys for
t. Ideals Fair. ,
wAHHlNaTON. March I. The bouse com
mittee on tnduatrlal arts and expositions
today authorised Chairman Tawney to rec
atnirianit to the aoproprlatlon committee
that tbe aundry civil bill contain provis
ion of $800,000 for th government exnmu
at th St. Loul exposition, $40,000 tor an
Indisn exhibit and $200,000 additional for
ths government building.
Admiral Remey the Choice.
WASHINGTON, March . An Important
vacancy will occur in the personnel of tho
lighthouse board upon tbe retirement or
Rear Admiral Norman Farquhar, who Is
chairman of tbs board. In April next, and
Rear Admiral George Remey, now on bla
way to ths United States from tbe Philip
pines, has been chosen to nil the vacancy.
Doabt Rhodes' Illness.
LONDON, March . While private tele
grams from Capetown today report that
Cecil Rhodes is In a critical condition, ths
officials here of the British Chartered
South African company say Mr. Rhodes 1
conducting hi business correspondence as
usual. In two cable dispatches received
from Mr. Rhodes this morning ths Illness
was aot mentioned.
Cecil Rhode 1 redding In th suburb of
Hussenberg, benefitting by the absolute
quiet insisted oa by hi doctors, and his
condition todsy Is somewhat Improved. Mr.
Rhodes' hesrt has caused anxiety, his two
ears' trouble from that organ having beea
accentuated by the recent haU ; '
Last Chalice to Get
From now until Thursday noon we ' will
continue to give with each $1.00 purchase
In our Stationery Department one ticket to
An Irish Aristocrat
to be presented by-the .Foresters at the
Dohany, Thursday, March 13. '
807 Broadway,. Council ' Bluffs.
RELEASE REPORTS ARE DENIED
Mrs. Maybrlek'a -.Mother .Thinks . Her
Daaa-hter Will Not Be Freed
lader Coroaetlea Amaesty.
LONDON, March I. The Baroness ' 4
Roque denies all the . reports that her
daughter, Mrs. Florence Maybrick, will be
Included In the coronation amnesty. She
said to a representative of the Associated
Pros: . v ,
l have not Vecelved Information of any
ort relating to Mrs. ' Maybrlck's ; possible
release.'. I nave no ' anticipation of- such
release, or ' knowledge of any Intended
The officials of the United States em
bassy , y that is no possibility . of , any
action in Mrs. Maybrlck's case la tbe near
FEW DANES OBJECT 'TO SALE
Small Hnmner la rolkethlasr Oppose
Transfer of West Indies to
; t'alted States.
COPENHAGEN, March 8. The treaty
providing for th sal of the Danish West
Indies to the United States was discussed
in the Folkethlng today. The premier , and
foreign minister. Dr. Deuntier, made a long
spsech, which created aa excellent impres
sion. Only Jobann Otessa and a few others
spok against th sale of the Islands. ' Ot
sen demanded a plebesclte.
The question will com up again oa Mon
day next. The session today was not open.
There will be two reading of th treaty la
Red Cross Procession Stopped.
GENEVA, Bwitserland. : March I. Th
Canton authorities here have prohibited a
Red Cross procession, which was to have
taken place tomorrow, as they fear antl
British demonstration. Th member ; of
th Red Cros society proposed to carry a
Bag draped with crepe, a a protest against
the alleged vlolatloa of tbe laws of warfare
by England la South Africa.
Oakaleeaa Training Stablee.
OSKALOOSA, Ia., March I (Special Tel
egram.) Fire of unknown origin this after
noon destroyed forty horse (talis . on ,tbe
west ltd of th Oakalooss fair ground, to
gether with a large ' quantity of feed,
blankets, harness snd other property. Tbe
stable wer In us by Cbarlea McCulloch
and other a training quarter for a atrlng
of bone. All th animal 'escaped. ; Tbe
loss is $1,000; no insurance. . ,. .
Private Sammer Resort.
ST. PAUL. Minn., March t. The summer
residence of Michael Dor an, the well known
democratic politician, at Cottage Park,
White Bear Lake, was destroyed by fir to
day. Th residence cost $100,000. It wa
Insured for $25,000. Th cause of the fir
Is not known. Tbs home waa elegantly
furnished. Nona of th content wa
Government Arsenal at Parts.
PARIS, March I. A great fire ha oc
curred at the government arsenal at Lorl-
at. Documents, r plans - and 1 reports, of
great Importance have beeo destroyed.
?T ft . .a
Steam and Hot
la new houses and buildings, aa well aa gai
fitting,' I our strong point and we will
challenge anyone to equal our acientlflc
and perfect work In this Una. If you con.
template having your houae, either old or
new, fitted up with steam, water or gas
dont fall to get our estimate before decid
ing who will do the Job. If we do It, il l
J. C. Bixby & Son,
203 Main St., A 203 Pearl St.,
Tel. 193. COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA.
The First Essential
f a good dresser la Immaculate linen. Tou
can absolutely rely on tbe work done here,
for all our energiea. skill and facilities are
devoted to the washing, starching and Iron
ing of all washable clothing.
BLUFF CITY LAUNDRY
Wallace aV Grout, Proprietors,
22-24 North Main Street,
Telephone 314. Council Bluffs
In Universal De
mand are Perfumes
and Toilet Waters
That la the reason we carry a
full line of the finest and best
makes In the world. We believe
In having tbe best goods for our '
customers and are building up
and holding our trade on this
BB CAUTIOUS '
About Cheap Goods
Especially ' in this line. Tou
may think they are cheap, but
they are dear at any price. It
you buy your good of a reliable ...
houae you can always depend
upon their quality. We extend
you an Invitation to give us a
trial on these goods and we will
guarantee satisfaction. -
GEORGE W. f LETCHER'S
106 BROADWAT, - COUNCIL BLUFFS.
' 'THURSDAY NIGHT, March It,
Tha Popular Favorite.
Muse N. and Bessie.
Supported by local talent.
Benefit of Independent Order of Foresters
tn the great four-act comedy drama,
Nsw Bongs. New Music New Dances.
Fergus Xf rC m r rr . ... ,
""'fit Wolf.....; ...".""linos. tl'llarrSon.
Rnh.H ri' II u tilw i "
Lord Desmond ....... Frank Eigan
aP,?ta Rourke.......W. Y. Shadden
Nellie Orace Black
Lady Desmond .....Hattle Ferrier
Blanch Desmond Bessie Morgan
village LMOa ana Maiden, eta.
SEE THE HOT SPECIALTIES.
ADMISSION 15s. tto and SSc
Sail, in ..la a. . -. . V. . .
r - uicatai uiuce ana
can be procured from all member of the
FOUR NIGHTS, COMMENCItfO SUNDAY,
. MARCH THE FUN MAKERS,
SPEDDEN AND PAIGE
SUNDAY NIOHT, .' 1
10 VAUDEVILLE ACTS 10.
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