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TITE OMAITADA1LY BEE: WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 1902.
O'KEEFFE STILL LNTERRIF1ED
gouti Omaha Member Not Afraid of Partj
Organization's Committee.
STOCKHAM MAY NOT TAKE HIS NEW JOB
Capiat Kara 'Will Not Become
Superintendent of Pnor Farm
loirs 5rn Resolution
Goes Thromh,
"What are you going to do when the
county democratic central committee's
committee call to straighten out the dem
ocratic members of the board?" was asked
Commissioner O'Keeffe yesttrday morning.
"I guess I'll leave the state," answered
The unterrlfled Richard with a imlle, ai he
glanced at a traveling bag that Commis
sioner Connolly had packed, preparatory to
leaving tonight with Mm. Connolly for a
visit of two weeka or more In the extreme
aat. Then, more seriouoly, he added:
"I really haven't thought much about It
and don't know what the committeemen
will ask, nor what they hope to do, but one
part of my answer to them will be that I
m tor the taxpayers, not the politicians
wbo want county Jobs.
"I can pick out halt a doten of theee men
who are making the most noise about this
board's course and show that they wanted
to get onto the county pay roll. The chair
man ("elected some queer men for hi com
mittee to visit us In the Interest of the
party. Everybody know what Ford wanted,
because everybody can remember how he
at around here, meeting after meeting,
waiting to step Into the place when It was
given him.
Comment! on Connolly.
"Aa for Mr. Connolly'a proposal to do
whatever two members of a committee of
three should deride as best, I must say that
It seems to me he has put himself In a
queer situation. This arrangement would
bind him to vote for removals If the com
mitteemen so advised, and naturally the
committeeman would advise having the
county farm In charge of a democrat. How
then can Connolly keep bis word, for in the
meeting of the committee of the whole, as
.very member present testifies, he de
clared that the appointment of Captain
Will Stockham, republican, for the place
would be made with hi free consent, that
the captain should remain a year or at
least until the possible changes are made
in the personnel of the board January 1,
next."
Mr. Connolly's departure just at this time
makes the situation at the county farm a
particularly interesting one. Captain Stock
bam told a representative of The Bee yes
terday that the resolution of last Saturday
appointing him as superintendent and In
structing him to act as Much after June 1,
but without (specification as to time, was
not sufficient. He said: "If the board
adopts a new resolution appointing me su
perintendent for the seven months from
June 1 to January 1, I'll take the place. If
not, I won't. And the appointment must
be made before June 1."
Hofeldt Is with O'Keeffe.
With Connolly out of town such a resolu
tion cannot be adopted, a Chairman Ho
feldt la known to be with O'Keeffe for re
taining Oest. the democratic Incumbent.
But in this connection there arlsea the
other question aa to what la to happen If
Btockham keeps hi word. There has al
ready been adopted a resolution making
him superintendent after June 1, and unless
the republican members vote with the dem
ocrats In rescinding that resolution the vote
must stand a tie. Mr. Oest might continue
In command, and indeed la said to bavo
planned to fight in court his removal from
the place, but some attorneys question his
ability to collect salary if he remains In
the institution after June 1 without being
authorized by the board.
"With matters thus complicated by a res
olution which be himself introduced, It 1
mall wonder that Mr. Connolly feela tfie
seed ot ocean breezes and a two week'
trip," remarked a democrat at the court
house yesterday morning.
TROSTLER IS AN INVENTOR
Councilman Makes Hand-Power Fan
in Contemplation of Hot
Summer.
Not to be outdone in the line of inven
tion, Simon Trostler, councilman from the
Ninth ward, haa devised a new kind of a
fan which promises to make 100 degrees
In the shade seem like an arctle winter.
The model returned from the patent office
yesterday and Mr. Troatler is thinking of
establishing a factory for the wholesale
manufacture ot hie breeze-producer. He
says: "I can make them at $2 a dozen
and grow fat."
The Trostler fan la a little windmill,
with turbine-shaped wheel, made to revolve
very rapidly by means of the winding and
unwinding of a string about the wheel's
haft. Power is applied by the thumb,
which exerts a alight pressure upon a wire
lever fixed to the tan handle.
Don't Accept Counterfeits.
For plies, skin disease, , sores, cuts,
bruises, burn and other wounda nothing
equals DeWltt's Witch Hazel Salve. Don't
accept counterfeit. None genuine except
DeWltt'a. "I have suffered alnce 1886 with
protruding, bleeding plies and until re
cently could find no permanent relief."
aays J. F. Derail of St. Paul, Ark. "Finally
I tried DeWltt'a Witch Hazel Salve, which
aooa completely cured me."
St. raal-Mliux.po-.il,
Composite Buffet Library Cars bow In
service vis "The Northwestern Line" on
he "Twin City Limited" at 7:65 p. m.
cally.
LOW RATES IN JUNE. i
1401-1408 Fartam St.
Shampooing and har dressing. Me, at tha
tUthery. I1I-X20 Bss Building. TsU 1711
Mrs. J.
Muslin Underwear.
Do you know wo can give you about anything you oerald
' wish tor la muslin underwear, from the loweet priced, goods
that are worth buying up to the beat.
Ladles' skirts, with deep flounce, tucked and hematlteUed
embroidery or lace trimmed and dust ruffle; a great variety of
these at tie.
See the elegant skirts, with 21-lnch flounce, trimmed with
two rows of One quality Insertion, four groups et sU tuck
each, deep aee edge sad dust ruffle; price; 13.87.
Same atyle and prices, embroidered trimmed.
Lace and embroidered trimmed skirt at say pries you wish.
, Short underskirts, 45c up.
Our corset cover stock ia way ahead ot anything over
shown for the money.
Uo trimmed corset covers. 15c '
Trimmed 35e up to the beet.
See tbs fcaadsoma onea we are selling for SOo.
Chtldren'a plain tucked drawers, lOo up.
Trimmed drawers. 3fco up.
UUd' ThiUUlria, 5 uv
IN HONOR OF LEAVENWORTH
Army Officers from Omaha, Will Attend
Faneral Services on Deco
ration Day.
At army neaaquarters the officers are
making preparations to visit Fort Leaven
worth on Decoration day, when they will
be the guest of Colonel Augur, command
Ing that port. The occasion of the visit I
the funeral services which will be held
over the remains of General Leavenworth,
an army officer for whom the post and town
were named, and who will be relnterred
that day, his body having been removed
from New York. The services at the
funeral will be In charge of Colonel C. C,
Carr, commandant at Fort Riley. A large
detachment has been ordered from Fort
Riley to join the soldier at Fort Leaven
worth.
The party from Omaha will consist of
General John C: Bates, Colonel J. W. Pull
man, chief quartermaster; Colonel E. J.
McClernand, adjutant general; Captain
William M. Wright of the Second infantry,
acting Inspector general; Mrs. McCllntock,
Miss Pullhian and Miss Ethel Pullman,
The party will go to Leavenworth In the
private car of O. W. Holdrege of the Bur
lington.
Word haa been received that the second
squadron of the Fifth cavalry now at Fort
Apache will proceed to the Philippines in
June after being relieved by a squadron of
the Third cavalry. This squadron Is the
one to which Lieutenant McCllntock, aide
on the staff of General Bates, Is attached
but as be has already aeen two years' serv
ice on the islands i will not accompany
his troop.
FIRST SHRINEJPARTY PASSES
Delegation from Davenport, la., Stops
in Omaha Only Ten
Mlnnte.
The first of the delegates to the meeting
of the imperial council. Nobles of the Mya
tic Shrine, passed through Omaha yester
day over the Rock Island. This delega
tlon consisted of a party frm Kaaba tem
ple, Davenport, la., and Included about a
dozen of the members of the temple with
their wives. The delegates from Kaaba
temple this year are W. C. Hayward,
George M. Titus, R. R. Tabor and M. J.
Temple. Mr. Hayward was not In the
party, but will overtake It at Salt Lake.
The special car of the excursionists will
make regular? time to Salt Lake, where It
will lay out twenty-four hours, giving the
members time to visit the ahow placea In
the Mormon city.
The train was met at Omaha by a com
mittee from Tangier temple consisting of
Gustav Anderson. Colonel H. C. Akin, Cadet
Taylor, Victor White, Frank Brownlee, Dr.
A. Hugh Hippie, Alfred M. Olson, Henry
Hardy, M. A. Hall and M. F. Funkhouaer.
The train stopped only ten mlnutea and
there was opportunity for no more than a
handshake. The party from Davenport will
retprn home by way of the Oreat Northern,
visiting Yellowstone National park enroute.
Nobles of Tangier Temple
Made final arrangement for the pllrlm
age to San Franslico on Friday evening.
May 23, selecting the Union Pacific as the
Official Route, thua disposing of all mis
leading statement on this point.
In making this selection the following
fact were borne in mind, namely: The
Union Pacific is the only line running
through trains via Denver and Salt Lake
to California; that It ia 278 miles shorter to
San Francisco and 16 hours quicker than
any other line, and that, aa less time is
consumed via thla route, there are fewer
Incidental expenses on the trip.
Nearly all the prominent eastern Temples
win pass through Omaha over the Union
Pacific.
Full information cheerfully furnished and
reservations made on application. City
Ticket Office, 1324 Farnam at.; 'Phone 316.
For the Annnal Meeting; Christian
Scientists.
Boston, June 15 to 18, the Lake Shore A
Michigan Southern railway will run a spe
cial limited train leaving Chicago Friday
forenoon, June 13, and reaching Boston
early the following afternoon. Full partic
ulars will be announced later. A rate of
one fare plus one dollar for the round trip
from Chicago haa been made. Sleeping car
reservations may be obtained at any time
by addressing F. R. Lacy, T. P. A., Kanaes
City. Mo.; C. F. Daly, Chief A. O. P, A.,
Chicago.
Gold novelties. Edholm, jeweler.
Orashopaoao nf sv Bargain.
FOR SALE Latest modal type. A. a
combination graphopbons, which play beta
large and small records; list price, $90.
This Is especially designed for concert pur
pes, having a thlrty-slx-inch horn and
stand. It also laclude twenty large Edl
on record and carrying cass of twenty
four record. The machine la entirely new
and baa never been used. Will aell at a
bargain. Add res X 36, ia car ot The Bee,
Shrlners Speoial Train, Omaha to San
Francisco.
The Great Rock Island Route baa ar
ranged for the Noblea of Zuhriah, Osman
and Elkahlr temples, . a apaclal train to
San Francisco, Thla train will ' leave
Omaha Tuesday, June 3, at 4:80 p. m. No
blea and friends of other Temples can. join
same at Omaha. For further Information
call at or address City Ticket Office, 1323
Farnam at., Onaba.
Send articles of Incorporation, notice of
stockholders' meetings, etc., to The Bee.
We will give them proper legal Insertion.
Bee telephone, 338.
Shampooing and halrdresnng. ice. at the
Bathsry. 114-320 Bee Building. Tel. 1716.
Publish your legal notiesa la The Weekly
Be. Telephone 238.
Bee Burn for cemetery vase.
Rich cut glass. Edholm, jeweler.
Benson
A. V. TODD SAYS NOT GUILTY
Former Agent of Paoifio Mutual Denies
Charges Against Him.
DECLARES HE IS SQUARE WITH COMPANY
Brought Back from Minneapolis,
Where He Has Been I.lrlna t'naer
His Right Xsme-Jlo Requi
sition Keceesury.
A. V. Todd, formerly general agent of the
Pacific Mutual Life Insurance company, waa
brought back to Omaha yesterday morning
from Minneapolis by Sergeant Havey of
the police department. Todd Is wanted on
a charge of embezzling money from the
company, the amount stated In the com
plaint being 3356. He waa arrested sev
eral days ago in Minneapolis at the re
quest of the Omaha officials and came back
without requisition papers.
Todd stated yesterday morning that the
company could auBtaln no charge against
him and that his arrest was
spite work. He said: "They charge
me with getting away with thla money
on or about January 17. About that time
I owed the company $1,400, which I settled
by turning over to it $3,000 worth of per
sonal property, and I thought that squared
the whole business. I have been traveling
under my own name and have made no
attempt to keep secret my whereabouts
I have been in Minneapolis under my own
name and boarding at a hotel there.
Was Xot la Hiding.
"They could have arrested me any time
they wanted to and I don't understand, if
there ia anything In the charge, why they
have waited so long. I don't care to make
any statement at this time, or at least
until I see an attorney. The whole bus!
nesa is spite work and there is nothing
in the charge. There was no need to aend
an officer for me, for I would have re
turned here any time had I known I was
wanted."
Fred B. Morris,-general agent of the
Pacific Mutual, atated that he did not care
to discuss the case, aa he was only the
agent of the company, and that one of the
officials would be here from Chicago in a
few days to see about it.
The Fidelity and Deposit company of
Maryland Is on Todd's bond, and will push
the prosecution. President Karr of the
city council called on Todd at the city
Jail yesterday morning and will likely get
bond for him.
DRAWN FOR JURY SERVICE
Twenty-Five More Nebraskans Sum
moned to Serve In United
States Court.
In United States court yesterday morning
additional petit Jurors for the current term
of court were drawn, the order being that
they report for service at 2 o'clock Monday
afternoon. The drawing waa made neces
sary by the large number of the original
panel excused upon request. The additional
Jurora are: C. L. Babcock, Omaha; Joseph
P. Bache, Omaha; Samuel Batty, Blair; D.
W. Barnes, Valparaiso; Robert Bridge,
Fremont; J. H. Bonwell, Nebraska City;
A. W. Delta, Wahoo; N. C. Hull, Fremont;
C. H. Hunt, South Omaha; Theodore Horn,
Lincoln; A. W. Jones, South Omaha; Chria
Johnson, Nebraska City; W. S. King, South
Omaha; B. L. Kerr, Craig; Benton Lewis,
Bellevue; Agarlah Masters, Arlington;
Thomas Murray, Dunbar; Charles Miller,
Ashland; J. W. Mitchell, Nebraska City;
J. W. Moore, Omaha; William N. Nason,
Omaha; D. V. Stephens, Fremont; Julius
Thiele, West Point; Jamea Walla, Beemer;
B. A. B. Weber, Valparaiso.
The History of Nebraska.
To the People of the State:
The lamented death ot J. Sterling Morton,
editor of the History of Nebraska before ita
completion, justifies the following statement
which the undersigned cheerfully make:
We have examined the prospectus and the
financial status of the history aa submitted
to us by the publishers, Jacob North & Co.,
and are convinced of the intention, and abil
ity to finish and publish the work within a
reasonable time, and as nearly aa possible
according to the outline and wishes of Mr.
Morton. While bis death will obviously
cause some delay, the publishers believe
thst tbey will be able to issue the work not
later than January, 1903.
It gives us special satisfaction to be able
to announce that. In accordance with the
known plana of Mr. Morton, which he had
made previous to his death, Mr. Albert Wat
ktns of Lincoln, whose peculiar fitness tor
this work is known to us all, will be editor
of the History and will have the entire
charge of the work.
HENRY W. YATES,
J. M. WOOLWORTH,
O. W. HOLDREGE.
GEORGE L. MILLER,
' R. W. FURNAS,
C. H. GERE,
A. J. SAWYER.
O. W. LOOMIS.
EXCLUSION,
Weeping Water, Neb., and Return,
On Decoration day, Friday, May SO, the
Missouri Pacific will run an excursion train
to the Hlgn school cadets' camp at Weep
ing Water. The train will leave the Web
ster street depot at 8:30 a. m.
Tlcketa now on aale at the city ticket
office, S. E. corner 14th and Douglas at.
S23 to Salt Lake City
and return
from Omaha and all Missouri river points
for the Elks' grand lodge meeting. Tlcketa
on aale August 7 to 10, limit September 80.
The trip to Salt Lake City over the Denver
A Rio Grande and Rio Grande Western,
The Scenic Line of the World," is the most
beautiful In America. No European trip of
equal length can compare with It In
grandeur ot scenery or wealth ot novel In
terest. Sen your nearest ticket agent for
free illustrated literature, or write S. K.
Hooper. O. P. at T. A., Denver. Colo.
Amusement Announcement.
This afternoon and tonight's performances
will conclude "In Mlizouri" at the Boyd by
the Ferris Stock company. Opening Thurs
day night and continuing for the balancs ot
the week the company will present Olga
Nethersole's great drama, "Denlae." On
Decoration day, Friday, a special matinee
performance of "Donlee" will be given.
Prices will remain the suns. A great many
are availing themselves of the chance to
reserve favorite seats for the season. This
plan avoids worry and trouble.
Chicago ISO MUeu Itearer.
The "Transmissouri Limited" on th
Northwestern Una only makes tbs trip la
ELEVEN HOURS.
Omaha t p. m., arriving Chicago T aexl
morning.
City office. 3401-1403 Farnam at.
Par
Chicago t
Boston and
Return.
June 12. 12. 14, via Lsks Shore ft Mlchlgaa
Southern Ry. Return limit may be ex
tended to July 81. Full particulars, with
train aervice, on application to Fred R.
Lacey. T. P. A., Kansas City. C. F. Daly,
Chief. A. G. P. A., Chicago.
Sterling boa boa dishes, Edhetn, Jeweler.
DEFERS EIGHT-HOUR SYSTEM
Police Board Finds It Inespedlent t
Introduce Xew Shift
at Presrat.
The Board of Tire and Follce commls
slonera hss decided not to introduce the
eight-hour system in the police departmen
for a while yet. Though a majority of the
board favora the project. It la thought in
expedient to try It for the present, sin
it will necessitate a material increase
in the force.
At Monday'a meeting a communication
waa read from the Prospect Hill Ira
provement club, asking that that section
of the city which Ilea north of Hamilton
street and between Thirtieth and Thirty
sixth streets b given police protection.
The secretary Was directed to inform the
club that after June 1 a. patrolman will
report regularly at the call box at Thirty-
third and Parker streets.
A letter was received from Mary B. New
ton, principal of the Castellar echool, con
gratulating Detectives Drummy and Mitch
ell and Patrolmen Inda and Dargaczwskl on
their success In handling the Castellar
school burglary of May 10. The alleged
burglar haa been arrested and bound over
to the district court and the goods have
been recovered. A similar letter was re
celved from W. B. Belt, manager for the
Nebraska Telephone company, commending
Detectives Heelan and Johnson upon the ar
rest of John Dixon, charged with looting
telephone pay stations. The letter called
attention to the fact that the detectives
took the case at 2 p. m. Friday, that the ar
rest waa made at 6 p. m., that the euspect
confessed at 11 p. m. and that he was con
victed and sentenced at 8:30 the following
morning.
A report was received from City Electri
cian Schurlg on the subject of the expedi
ency of remounting the big electric alarm
bell In the tower of engine house No. 3. The
report was adverse. Mr. Schurlg said he
had Investigated the subject of alarm belle
and had learned that the system has been
abandoned in nearly all tlea of the metro
politan class in the country. "Its only
effect is," he wrote, "to collect a crowd of
volunteer firemen, who Impede the work of
the regular firemen."
The secretary waa authorized to solicit
design for stars or shields to be worn by
the city police, since the stars now In use
are tarnished and unsightly.
WILL BE MUSIC IN THE AIR
Omaha Delegate to National Meeting
Promises Trouble for South
Omaha Musicians.
Julius Meyer, who will go to Buffalo, N.
Y., next week to attend the meeting of the
National Union of Musicians, affiliated with
the American Federation of Labor, will
carry war into the east against the South
Omaha Trades and Labor assembly, and if
the statements made by members of the mu
sician' union are borne out in the investi
gation It la probable that the central body
of South Omaha will be making explanations
to the American Federation within a few
week.
It waa 'noted some time ago that certain
musicians of thst city had organized a union
which affiliates with the Western Labor
union and that there would be a struggle
between the Omaha union and the new one
for business in South Omaha. It is now
said that the western union has been recog
nlzed by the central body of South Omaha,
which holds a 'charter from the American
Federation of Labor. . A member of the
Omaha union said:
"Our delegate to the South Omaha cen
tral union have,, Withdrawn. The delegate
of the rival union had been recognized and
we could not alt In the aame organization.
South Omaha haa been unfavorable to the
Omaha union ever since last summer, when
it consented to. the employment of a band
of non-union men from out In the state at
the bull fighting carnival. Now, when the
matter ia presented to the executive com
mittee of the national union and Is brought
before the federation the South Omaha cen
tral body will, either have to bounce the
Interlopers or surrender its charter."
BOOK AGENT COMES TO GRIEF
Employer Says His Orders Were
Taken from People Not In
Existence.
J. H. Crelghton, canvasser for "8,000
Years of History," had another chapter
added to bla publication yesterday morning,
when Judge Berka bound him over to the
district court in the sum of $500 on a
charge of forgery. The complaint was
sworn to by A. D. Blrdsell, general agent
of tha publishing company, who stated that
Crelghton had overdrawn hla account $200
by meana of forged orders. Creigbton was
sent to West Point to sell the publication
and the first day telephoned that be had
taken three orders and needed more money
to continue the good work. Blrdsell sent
It to htm and the performance waa fre
quently repeated. When Crelghton re
turned to Omaha after a very successful
campaign a man waa aent out to make
the deliveries. He reported that the men
who bad purcbaaed books from Crelghton
existed only In the agent'a Imagination.
Complaint wsa filed and aeveral daya ago
Crelghton waa arrested in Carroll, Ia., by
Detective Dunn.
Attorney McDonald, representing the
Morrison Publishing company, atated that
he would file a complaint against Crelgh
ton, after he le through with thla case,
charging him with beating that company
out of $30 In the aame manner. v
Crelghton la about 21 yeara of age and
came from San Francisco, where his par
ents are aald to be highly respected people.
He waa taken to the county Jail.
BERKA PRODS PROSECUTORS
Police Judge Threatens to Bead Po
licemen After County At
torney's Men.
Judge Berka of the police court Is after
the county attorney and the letter's depu
ties with a aharp stick. The maglatrate
considers that the public's time ia worth
something, wherein he appears to differ
from the prosecutors, and the promised re
sult la that hereafter either the prosecutors
will appear in hla court at an earlier hour
of the morning or the maglstrats will send
en officer after them armed with a capiaa or
bench warrant.
The Judge balancea the scales ot Justice
t 7 a. m. and by 10 o'clock usually has dis
posed of ths city cases and Is rsady for ths
oounty's representatives. But tbey have
been coming at whatever hour seemed most
eonventent to them, and frequently court la
in session hour after hour with nothing
doing.
"It lan't right to do business this way,"
said ths Judge, "and I propose to stop it.
There's no excuse for the county prosecutors
being tardy so frequently, and hereafter I
hall certainly send officers for them every
morning to have them her In time it they
don't reform."
Court Investigates Cotton Pool.
MEMPHIS. Term . U T. The federal
court grand Jury today entered fully Into
the campaign of the cotton pool, alleged to
have tn ora-antssrf h severs.! railroads
Dy several raiiroaas
Tbs witnesses ex-
entering Momurils.
a ruined today were: H. C. Btoth, freight
traffic, manager of the Missouri Pacific;
Frank Anderson, secretary of tn Memphis
notion committee: A. 8. Dodge, freight
traffio manager of ths 'Prison, and J. M.
Cuiv, vies vrsstdsnt vf tbs BouUiern,
WILL TALK STEP-RATE PLAN
Head Consul Northcott to Address Local
Woodmen of America.
CHANGE OF ASSESSMENT CONTEMPLATED
Majority of the Fifty Thousand fit
braaka Members Said to Be Op
posed to Plans of Head
Camp's Committee.
Considerable Interest centers around the
meeting of Modern Woodmen of America
to be held at the Crelghton Orphcum June
B, at which Head Consul Northcott will
speak. There are approximately 60,000
member of the society in Nebraska and
75,000 In Iowa, all of whom are deeply In
terested In the tour of the head consul,
who, it ia aald, is visiting the different
cities for the purpose of educating the
membership on the subject of a change in
the method of levying the assessments for
death losses.
At a meeting of the head camp a commit
tee was appointed to provide a change In
the method of aecuring the benefit fund,
W. H. Thompson of the Nebraska Jurisdic
tion being a member of the committee.
Many ideas were proposed, but the com
mittee finally decided upon the step-rate
plan, by which the rate paid by the mem
ber for Insurance advances from year to
year, with his age, and also recommended
a reserve fund to be created by an assess
ment of 6 cents per month upon each mem
ber.
The plan proposed by the committee
meets the approval of the head officers, but
local members of the organization claim
that 85 per cent of the members are op
posed to it, believing that a comparatively
few can afford the higher rate thus re
quired. Member Expresses Opinion.
Said a member of one of the local camps:
"Mr. Northcott and the other head offi
cers are very anxious to have the plan
adopted and have gone so far a to organize
a literary bureau, which ha been placed
in charge of Ab. Land!, a well known pub
lisher of Insurance papers. They claim
that it is their Intention to educate the
masses of the membership until they can
see the advantage ot the atep rate and the
reserve fund, but In my opinion the expense
of that method will preclude lta adoption
"Everyone familiar with the condition ot
the order admits that some provision should
be made for a rainy day and the only dif
ference hinges upon the method to be
adopted. A large number are in favor ot
the creation of an emergency fund and still
more favor a plan to make a minimum
number of assessments each year, not lees
than twelve, the balance left after all losses
have been paid to be covered into an emer
gency fund.
"It has been the boast ot the officers and
of the membera of the order that the so
ciety never made many calls tor assessment
that were nt absolutely necessary. Many
years they have only called ten assessments
and many more they have called but eleven,
while last year they called twelve when
there waa money enough In the treasury to
close the year without the last assessment.
How to Create Reserve Fond.
"If there had been twelve assessments
each year, regardless of the deaths, and the
surplus turned Into the emergency fund
there would be no danger from that source,
as aeveral millions ot dollars would be at
Interest at thla time. At the present time
about $100,000 la rataed on each assessment
and about $350,000 required to pay the losses.
leaving a balance of $50,000 from each as
sessment. "There is one thing peculiar about the
present agitation, and that la that It haa bad
no effect upon the growth of the society.
There were about 13,000 membera added in
March, when the last statement waa pub
lished, and the Increase haa been maintained
in April. ,
"The membera of the order 'In Omaha,
South Omaha and Council Bluffs wbo have
been invited to hear Mr. Northcott will be
glad to learn the reason why he favora the
committee plan. It has been suggested In
some quarters that a specla. meeting of the
head camp be called this summer to take
definite and final action upon the assess
ment question and the visit of Mr. North
cott may crystallize that aentlment In this
community."
BROWN MIXES WITH WHITE
Both Are In Same Cell aad Brown
N Starts the Mixing
Process.
Robert White, an old soldier, blind and
crippled, who Monday received aeveral cuts
on the top of hla head in a fight with Moss
Hawkins, colored, equally as old and de
crepit, waa badly beaten by hla cell mate,
Albert Brown, in the city Jail Monday night.
White was placed in a cell with several
other prisoner and later Brown waa put In
with them. During the night Brown, who
waa under the influence of liquor, Jumped
on White and broke his nose and almoat put
out hi good eye before the officer could
atop him.
Judge Berka fined White and Hawklna $5
each for fighting, after which the two men
ahook bands. Brown waa fined $5 and costs
for carrying concealed weapona and after
serving that out he will be prosecuted on a
charge ot assaulting White.
GALLAGHER AN IOWA PRODUCT
Officer Reporting on Devastation at
St. Vincent Halls from City
Across River.
Yesterday' dispatches from Washington,
printed In the dallies, told of - Adjutant
General Corbln receiving an official report
of the devastation of St. Vincent,, from
Captain Hugh J. Gallagher of the commis
sary department. Friends here aay that
Captain Gallagher la a Council Bluffs
product, having been aent to West Point
from the Iowa town some years ago. Hla
mother still lives six miles east of thst
city, it is said, and ha haa other relatives
in Omaha. He visited the Bluffs about a
year ago, but after that waa not heard from
until there came a letter about three
weeka ago describing the plage, but writ
ten before the eruption that cost 1,600
lives.
Nervous?
Horsfud's Add Phosphate
quiets ai d stronsrthena the
nerves, allaying their weak
ened and irritated condition,
which causes wakefulness,
nervousness and exhaustion.
' It improves tba appetite,
cures stomach ailments and
Induces refreshing sleep.
Ineist on having
Horrfbrd9
Acid
Phosphate
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Special Sale Today of Fine
Bed Spreads
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jP KOM one of the largest wholesale houaes in Chicago we
bought their entire Drummer's Sample Line of fine
Marseilles and Crochet lied Spreads. The line consists of
74 trunks full of all kinds of bed spreads. You well know
the big sale we had on bed spreads last January. Tomor
row we will have another sale just like it. These sales can
occur but twice a year, as the samples are sold only in
January and May. The line includes all. kinds of bed
spreads worth up to $7.50 each wholesale, they would re
tail, many of them, as high as $10.00 each.
Bed Spreads, worth up to S10, for $1.69
We will sell all those that wholesaled from $2.50 to $7.50 each in fine Mar
seilles, fine high class dimity, fringed
ported spreads, all will go at 1.69 each.
bed spreads at
$2.50 Bed Spreads on sale at 98c
All the $2.50 bed spreads in fringed
sallies patterns, all full site, nothing
but slightly soiled on the outside fold
mussed, tbey go at, each
$1,50 Bed Spreads on sale at 49c
All the bed spreads that aold at 75c,
and colored, fringed and hemmed, full
' long aa they last, at, each
This will be the greatest bed spread sale that
has ever taken place i the west never was there such fine goods
sold at a mere trifle, and never were so many spreads offered at one time
at special sale.
15c Hosiery 5c Pair
Ladies' misses' and children' fast
black hosiery in plain and drop
stitch, full seamless, worth
15c pair, for
5c
U00 Umbrellas 69c
2,000 high grade umbrellas made of
the best quality silk mercerized and
English serge., silver trimmed han
dles, paragon frames, on
front bargain square at..
69c
CUT GLASS FOR
We have added to our already large
choice and novel pieces suitable for
girts.
at tms magnincent stock Creams
no
wquor Bet
well worth
look.
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Mail ordera given careful attention. Re'.ection packagea sent to responsible parties.
J. A. KERVAN, TAILOR,
HAS REMOVED TO
1316 Farnam Street,
Suits, from $30.00 to$65.00.
The
Trans
Missouri Limited
Omaha 8 p. m. Daily
Arriving at
Chicago 7 a. m.
Sleeping Cars Only.
ADDITIONAL CHICAGO
TRAINS DAILY.
CITY OFFICES:
1401-03 Farnam St
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WATCH OUR
DRUG PRICES....
Prospective purchasers of drugs, medi
cines or other supplies usually kept tn a
drug store will do well to kep their eye
on our ads. as they csn save money there
by. WE GIVE YOU JU8T WHAT YOU
ASK FOR.
WE GIVE YOU JUST
WHAT YOU ASK FOR
$1.00 Pe-ru-na, this week Mc
36c Castorla, this week yo
$1.00 Bwanson's 6 drops, this week.... 72c
$1.00 Hosteller Bitters, this week.... 14o
$1.60 Mothers' Friend .!. 72c
$1.00 Cramer Kidney Curs sic
ibc Lyon's Tooth Powder isc
fcjc Boclete Hysleneque sosp , file
2&c Woodbury Facta! soap , tic
Slisrtnan &McConnell Drug Go.
COB, PIXTNTII AND IXIxjE.
pin
Mlfnl
ar r n m m - m.m
Lch in fine Mar-
1.69
and bemmed, many Im
Think of it, $10.00
and hemmed, in crochet
het and Mar-
98c
the matter with them,
and aome ot them
$1 and $1.50, in white
aire, go aa
49c
10c Embroideries 24c.
Big lots of sample atripea of tine
embroideries and Insertions, syl
go at, yard M'jC
Immense Iota ot Valenciennes lace
and Insertions, also beadlnga, nice
fine Quality, worth up to Or-
7Ho, go at, yard sssJW
25c Laces at 5c and 10c yd.
Large bargain countera with Ana
wash laces in torchon. Plat Vals, etc.j
also black silk laces and galoona,
worth up to 25c, 4r.
go at, yard OC"lUC
WEDDING PRESETS
ge stock of Cut Glass a large
stock
number of
We ask you to come and
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Sugars, Nappies, Bowls, Vases, Candelabra.
Our Mirrored Cut Qlass Hoora ia
15th and Douglas Jewelera and
streets. Art Stationery
Trousers from $8.00 to $16.00
NO Initiation
but a swell lunch good soft drinks speak
ing by representative men ping pong, bil
liards, bowling alley, croquet and auch like
are what greet you at the Ak-Sar-Ben Den
this year. Get In line at once, boys, and
your money's worth Is a sure thing.
I!:
1.00 Kinney's Hair Tonic (want It?)... o0
11.00 Plnkham's Comn.. 1 to numnm..
v.. . V nwiwuiM, i ij customer.,
$1.00 Bromo Beltser, 1 to customer... BTo
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6!o
i.w v ins v.uruui, i io customer iga
lifo k,'1. Fohf..f.T.!:..8yr,n,rei?s
60c Eskay's Food
$2.00 Chester's Pennyroyal Pills. . ."""ll 5
5?LCame.r'" K.,d,neZ Cure (guaranteed) 400
11.00 Parisian Hair tonic (guaranteed).. 75
Prescriptions called for and delivered to
any part of the city without extra charge.
WE NEVER CLOSE..
SCIIAEFER'S
CUT PRICE
DRU6 STOKE
Tel. T4T, S. W. Cor. 10th and Chlemco.
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JACKDAW
Ons of ths finest Rye Whiskies on ths
American market. Twelve years old, ripe
and thoroughly matured. We are sole
sgenta. If you are looking for something
good. "Jackdaw" will fill the bill.
Price per quart bottle, $1.25.
CACKLEY BROS.
ExclusWs Family Liquor Store.
Opposite P.O. PbonellsS.
Mall ordera promptly filled.
City orders delivered promptly.
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Best advertisers.
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