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POLICE IIAVE A NEW CLUE
Jfi &on Be All to SoW Bartholin
Mjrtcry at Chioago.
FRIEND OF ACCUSED MAN IN CUSTODY
Edward roiatrlmai Held Ae
rr After ' the Fart anil
la to Be Fat Through tha
CHICAGO. Aug. IS. Development! today
In the Bartholin-Mitchell murder mystery
have led the police to believe they are
nearer the aolution of the problem that has
been putzllng tbem for over a week than
Edward Counselman. the Intimate friend
of William J. Bartholin who vu held for
possible knowledge of the crime, waa taken
before Justice Qulnn today and held for
.ten daya in bonda of )10,000. charged with
being accessory after the fact in the mur
ders of Minnie Mitchell and Mn. Anne
Bartholin. Counselman admitted be had
met Bartholin and that Bartholin laid he
waa In trouble over Minnie Mitchell. -
The moat damaging teatlmony aa to Coun
elman'a possible guilty knowledge of the
murdera of the two women came from a
Dew wltneaa whom the police found today
W. M. Allen, a fellow workman of Coun
aelman'a. Allen aald that Counaelman had
told hlra repeatedly that he knew a great
deal about the trouble Bartholin waa In.
When Allen suggested that Counaelman
toll the police what he knew the latter
aald he would do no such thing, that Bar
tholin waa his friend and that he waa too
ahrewd for the police. Allen aald that
Counaelman even expressed the opinion that
Bartholin bad easily had time to reach the
Allen said that Counaelman expressed, the
greatest anxiety over the case aa It devel
oped In the newspapers and that frequently
Counselman would walk from the suburb of
Harvey, where the two men worked, aa far
as Kensington, to secure the papers. For
three daya Counselman did not do any
work because of nervousness. The police
have the testimony of another wltneea, who
la positive he saw Counselman and Bartholin
together on August 7, the day the body of
Minnie Mitchell waa found.
It la the purpose of the police to put
Counselman through the sweating ordeal
today, and they aay they expect valuable
results. Counselman'a wife begged him
repeatedly to tell the police what be knew,
but so far Counaelman baa been obdurate.
A note from Bartholin to Counselman asking
for money and saying that the writer was
In trouble la held by the police. It was
this note which Counselman had tried to
secure from hia wife by choking her that
led to hi arrest.
The postponed inquest over the body of
Minnie Mitchell will be resumed today.
It la probable that a verdict will be re
turned with recommendations that the men
,now in cuatody be held to the grand Jury.
MOROS RENEWING "ATTACKS
Ontpoate and Pack Tralna of Amor
leaaa Suffering; from Harass
ing of Thla Tribe.
MANILA, Aug. IS. The Moroe on Min
danao are renewing their attacks upon the
outpoata and pack trains of the American
column at Lake Lanao, which Is under the
command of Captain 1. J. Pershing, of the
Fifteenth cavalry. The Americans have Suc
cessfully repulsed the Moro attacks and
have Buffered,' no.leaaea. . The commanders
of the American forces on Mindanao re
port aggressive-, aetton agalnat the Moroe
to be necessary and aBk permission to
move agalnat Bacolod ' and other strong
hold! of the hostile Mohammedans. There
are about 2,000 American soldiers on Min
danao available for the dealred aggreaalve
move. It la believed that thia la sufficient
to defeat the Moroa. though It would poasl
bly be necessary to strengthen their base
before undertaking the movement.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 18. A cable dis
patch has been received from General Chaf
fee stating that in his Judgment an active
campaign agalnat the Moroa tn Mindanao
was necessary in order to curb the opposi
tion that has been growing agalnat United
States authority. The dispatch was con.
sldered of sufficient Importance to be re
peated to President Roosevelt at Oyater
.General Chaffee haa been directed to use
his own discretion In the matter and will
no doubt engage in an aggressive move
ment against the Insurgent Moroa. Some
time before Secretary Root left Washington
the Moro situation - waa under considera
tion, and from a dispatch then at hand the
secretary was of the opinion that the Moroe
must be dealt with severely before they
would respect the authority of the United
States. , '
General Chaffoe la now in Mindanao, hav
ing left Manila some daya ago. If the cam
paign ahould continue tor some time he no
doubt will remain In the Philippines Instead
of leaving on September SO, as. he had
planned. It Is understood a the war de
partment that General Chaffee has sufficient
troops to make aa active campaign. .' ;
MUTINY ON D0S HERMAN0S
Boatswain Plana Dead to Item
Treasure Aanountlnar to' S1SO,
'ooo, bat Falls.
MANILA, Aug. IS. The following details
of the mutiny of the native crew of the
Interinsular steamer Dos Kermanos, which
occurred at Port Vlrac, Island of Cataa
duanes, last Thursday, have been received.
The crime waa plotted under the leader
ship, of the native boatswain of Doa Her
manosi . The mutineers ' purposed to steal
$160,000 which they, supposed to be on
board. The- officers of the steamer were
dining when they were attacked. In addi
tion to killing the chief engineer and
wounding the captain, the mate, tbe sec
ond engineer and a passenger, all of whom
were Spaniards, the crew killed the stew
ard and the carpenter of the ship. . The
last named were murdered while defend
ing the officer.
The native constabulary who went to the
rescue of the officers of Dos Hermanos
killed three and succeeded In capturing
thirty-four of the mutineers, whom they
conveyed to Albay, Luion.
Saeelal Pel lee wen Fatally Stabbed.
MARICOPA. Aria.. Aug. 18-Leonardo
Torrea and Captain Oonwi of the Cananrt
(Mexico) apodal pollca were fatally atabbed
by friends of a desperado whom they ar
rested and were attempting tj convey to
prison. The murderers made their escape
Few are entirely free from It.
It may develop so (lowly aa to cause
little If any disturbance during tbe whola
period of cb.110.hood.
It may then produce Irregularity of tbe
Stomach and bowels, dyspepsia, catarrh,
and marked tendency to conauuiptluu
before manlft-stln itself In much cutaneous
eruption or glandular swelling.
It is best to be sure that you are quite
free from it, and for Its complete eradica
tion you can rely on
The best of all medicines lor ail humors
THEY TURN DOWN THE OFFER
Gates Faction at Colorado Fael aad
Iron Company Woatd Fettle, bat
Osajood Mrs Refase.
DENVER, Colo., Aug. 17. Two Important
features today of tke fight for eontrol of
the Colorado Fuel and Iron company were
the rejection by the Oegood faction of a
proffer of compromise from the Gatea fac
tion and the filing of the answer to the
Gates' suit for an Injunction against the
officers In the federal eourt.
A meeting of the board of directors was to
have been held today, but do quorum was
present, as all but two 'of the directors
who are supporting John C Osgood In his
efforts to retain control remained away.
John W. Gates requested J. A. Kebler.
president of tbe company. In whose office
the directors favorable to Gates had as
sembled, to go to the office of Mr. Osgood,
who Is chairman of the board of -directors,
and ask him to attend" the meeting, in order
that a compromise might be discussed.
Mr. Osgood refused to accept the Invitation
and aald that he would not listen to any
compromise. Mr. Gates seemed to be net
tled at the turn affairs had taken, and
stated later that he would continue the
fight Indefinitely and waa sure to gain con
The answer filed In the federal court de
nies that the court haa Jur'sfiletton, alleg
ing that the sum Involved le lets than
$2,000, and declares that the suit 'was Im
properly brought. 1
It alleges that in the demands made by
the different persona to see tbe books of
tbe company no proper evidence waa In
troduced to show that they were the real
owners of the stock which they purposed
to hold. It states that no book had' been
prepared ahowlng the names of peraons
who hold the stock but that the secretary
was Instructed at a recent meeting to
prepare such a book and that he la doing
so with all possible speed. ' The answer
alleges that Gates does not hold the num
ber of proxies that he claims to hold, and
that Osgood has a majority of the votes.
In an affidavit Mr. Osgood states that he
has been asked by John W. Gates, Charles
M. Schwab and others to dispose of the
company to the steel trust and that the
efforts to depose him followed his refusal.
Judge Rtner announced that he would
limit arguments for each side to four hours.
Joel F. Vails made the opening speech for
the plaintiffs, andhe will be followed to
morrow y F. M. .WV Cutcheop of J7ew
WANT CONVICT FOR MURDER
Haa Arrested at Falrplay, Colorado,
for Killing of Two Man la
DENVER, Colo:, Aug. 18. (Special.) The
police today received a letter from Frank
B. Keyes, a deputy sheriff at Falrplay,
Colo., stating that Thomas O'Brien, an ex
nnnvict who was arrested here last week on
a charge of safe blowing. Is wanted at
Rawlins, Wyo charged with the. murder
of S. Morrla Wain and C. V. Strong. ' Wain
and Strong belonged to prominent families
!a the esst.
Strong's father In 18S8, the year of the
murder, was a Walt street operator. Wain
came from Haverford, a suburb of Phila
delphia, and his brother Jacob Is a com
mission merchant in that city. Strong and
Wain came weat on a hunting trip, and on
August 14, 188S, their dead bodies were
found. The bodies had been stripped of
every stitch of clothing, and an examina
tion revealed that Strong's skull had- been
split open with an axe and Wain's' head
nearly blown off by a charge of buckshot.
No traoe . of , tbe -wagon-,-, Krearn jar the
money of the Victims waa ever" toudd.' ' '
O'Brien was not suspected of the murder
until after ho had been lodged In the peni
tentiary at Canyon City for horse stealing.
The Wyorr' j authorities secured requisi
tion papers and were prepared to arrest him
on his release from prison, but . he waa
liberated several days earlier than they
anticipated and he made gpod his escape.
death record:; ,.,
Funeral of John- R. Cox..
PLATTSMOUTH. Neb., Aug. 18. (Spe
cial.) A large number of relatives and
friends viewed the familiar face of John R.
Cox yesterday at his home tor the last
time Tbe regular rltsal funeral services
were held In St. Luke's Episcopal church
at 3:30 in the afternoon by Rev. H. B.
Burgeea. The choir sang several appro
priate hymns sweetly, the first one being
"Nearer, My God. to Thee." . The floral of
ferings were beautiful and ia abundance.
Not half the number of those who desired
to hear the service could gain admittance
into the church. A very long procession
followed the body to Oak Hill cemetery,
where the body waa, laid to rest. The pall
bearers were Samuel Waugh. W." J.
White, Judge B. 8.- Ramsey, George Dodge,
F. G. Frlcke and William Ballanoe.
W. D. Dlrkson. 1
W. D. Dlrkson, one or the best known
Insurance men In Nebraska, died suddenly
Saturday night at Qlenvllle. Neb.
The deceased had lived In Omaha many
years and waa at one time assistant
superintendent of the Prudential Insurance
company here, which position he resigned
to accept the position of stats representa
tive for an eastern oompaay.
Mr. Dlrkson leavee two aons, Harry W.,
a dark In the United States National bank,
and John, with Martin-Anderson company.
His wlfs died last November. The de
ceased was 49 ysars of age.
Mrs. Ha rasa a Wlebe, Beatrice.
BEATRICE, Neb., Aug. 18. (Special Tel
egram.) Mra. Herman Wlebe. a prominent
resident of thla city who underwent an op
eration several weeks ago, died this evening
aged 41. She Is survived by her husband and
This name must appear on every box of
the genuine Laxative Bromo-Qulntns Tab
leta, the remedy that cures a cold in oae
day. 25 centa.
Segre Breaks lata a Room.
MARSHALLTOWN. Ia,. Aug. 18. (8pe
clal.) An unidentified negro entered the
home of Mra. Beckwlta late last night
and broke Into a room occupied by Miss
Beckwltn and assaulted her. Hs waa fright
ened by her acreama aad Jumped through
a window Just as her mother came jo the
resoue. An effort is being made to track
the man, but there ia slight hope of his
recognition. ' ,
Bold Horaetbtevea. '
MUSCATINE, Ia.? Aug. 18. (Special.) A
horse thief became very bold here and took
from a hitching rack on .one of the prin
cipal streets a horse and buggy belonging
to George Lefevre. The horse was last
seen about o'clock In the evening and
must have been taken aoon thereafter. No
clue to tbe thief. . . ,
i Answer to Jena. W. U4ea.
DENVER. Aug. 18, Attorneys for, the
officers of the Culorado Fuel and Iron eom
janr filed in li Inderal cuui I uia. il
arswer. Instead mt a demurrer la the rnm
plaint of John W. Gates and others. The
charge of a conspiracy to prevent Qatt-a
and hla friends from voting the stock held
by there ai, the annual meeting of the
ccmpuny, to be held oa August 80, la de
nied. Judge Kiner Is hearing arguments
thia afturnoon an the application of Gates
and his f fends -for sa tnjuaclloa agalnat
the otneera of the company.
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE; TUESDAY,
IN A BLAZE OF SPLENDOR
6hah of Per.! Attired in Gorgeous Ooitnma
Visits King Edward.
TAKES UP RESIDENCE AT MARLBOROUGH
Trala Raas at Rata of Twenty Miles
an Hour So Potentate May
Have Time to Dreas for
LONDON, Aug. 18. The shah of Persia.
Musarffar-Kl-Dln, and his suite, who ar
rived at Dover yesterday, reached London
today and took up their residence at Marl
borough house, as guests of King Edward.
In accordance with the Persian mon
arch's express wish, the train from Dover
only traveled twenty miles an hour. He
therefore had plenty of time to array him
self In full state uniform, and when he
left the train at Victoria station he waa
resplendent In a blase of diamonds.
On his tarboosh (cap) a huge diamond
stood out like a headlight, his epaulettes
were adorned with large emeralds, and his
breast was covered with Jewels of all kinds.
The gems worn by the membere of the
shah's suite were only a little lees rich
than thoee of his majesty.
The prlnoe of Wales, Lord Lanedowne,
the foreign minister. Lord Roberts, the
commander-in-chief, and the members of
the Persian legation and others, met the
royal traveler at the station.
The prince of Wales and the shah shook
hands and the visitor was- Introduced to
the prominent persons present. The prince
of Wales subsequently conducted the shah
to a royal carrlaga and they drove off,
escorted by a detachment of Life Guards
and followed by other carriages. Tbe route
to Marlborough house was lined with troops.
The weather was miserable, so the sight
seers were not numerous.
WANT TO ENLIST IN ARMY
Bagrlleh Soldiers Whs Fonght the
Boers Anxlooa to Go to
LONDON, Aug. 18. Time-expired South
African soldiers have been the victims of
a curloue delusion which is causing the
officials of the United States embassy con
aiderable annoyance. ...
Former British soldiers who have served
agalnat the Boers have been applying In
numbers at the embassy for enlistment in
the army in the Philippines.
They all tell the same storr, saying a
report waa in circulation at Capetown and
Durban that the United Statea waa enlisting
ex-Brltlsh soldiers tor service in these
Islands. At the London embassy scores of
applicants have already been turned away
Distinguished fssseager List.
LONDON, Aug. 18. The steamer Majestto,
which is to sail from Liverpool Wednesday
for New Tork, will have among its pas
sssjrsrs ?!?- asd Mr. Chsr!f T. Yertr.es,
General James H. Wilson, who was to have
represented the army of tbe United States
at the poetponed coronation of King Ed
ward; Dr. Joseph C. Hartxell of Cincin
nati, missionary bishop of tbe Methodist
Episcopal church in Africa; William R.
Hearst, 8ir Edward Barton, prime min
ister of the commonwealth of Australia, and
Sir John Forest, minister of state for
defense of the Australian commonwealth.
To Fight Clark Extradition.
: TORONTO', ' Out..' Auk. 18. George W.
Clark;' arrested bn an 'extradition war
rant from Pittsburg, has been released' on
bail.- Tha , young man's father., who ia
said to be very wealthy, has taken apart
ments here and will make a fight against
extradition, alleging malice on the part
of tbe Pittsburg authorttlee. Frank Colby,
Inspector of police of Lynn, Mass., ia also
In town to prosecute the extradition cass
Cholera Spreads la Manchuria.
ST. PETERSBURG, Aug. 18. Cholera
continues to spread in Manchuria and iso
lated cases have been reported In Siberia
outside of Blagovetchensk, where it has a
firm hold. Up to the laat reports there
had been 274 cases and 178 deaths at
Blagovetchensk, 446 cases and 28S deaths at
Port Arthur and 88 cases and SO deaths at
War Ship isTea a Steamer.
ST. JOHNS, N. F-., Aug. 18. The British
first-class cruiser Ariadne, flagship of Vice
Admiral Douglas, saved a large ocean
steamer, supposed to be a Montreal liner,
filled with passengers, from going ashors off
Cape Race in a dense fog yesterday. The
steamer waa heading direct from the coast
when the war ehlp signaled its danger.
II I ST h Hoaor for Musician.
ROME. Aug. 18. The Italian government
has decided to offer Pier Adolfo Tlrlndelll,
director of the Cincinnati Conservatory of
Music, who has Just arrived here, the di
rectorship of the great Venice Conserva
tory of Music.
NEW TARIFF F0R CHINA
Present Ad Valorem Schedule la to
Bo Chanced to Spaelua
WASHINGTON, Aug. 18. The new tariff,
which was signed by Mr. T. B. .Sharretts,
the United Statee commissioner for tariff
revision in China, and by the representa
tives of six other nstlons, chsnges tbe pres
ent ad valorem tariff of China to specific
rates. This is in accordance with the pro
tocol. The speclflo rate agreed upon Is baaed
upon the average value of products im
ported into China during the last twenty
years. Under the terms of the protocol
this change from ad valorem to specific
rates doee not need the signature of China.
The change will no doubt make some slight
difference tn the rates of duty, but la not
regarded as a revision of the tariff to any
It le expected that in a commercial treaty
the tariff will be changed to a considerable
extent. The commissioners oa the pert of
ths United States to negotiate thla treaty
are Minister Conger, Consul General Good
sew at Shanghai, and Mr. Feely. The treaty
which they negotiate, it is expected, will
be completed within a short tlms.
G. A. R. Kaeasnpnaeat Headuaartera.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 18. Arrangements
hava been completed by Oeneral Ell Tor
rance, commander-in-chief of the Grand
Army of the Republic, for opening gen
eral encampment headquarters, where all
applications for free quarters bsresfter
will be received. The place will be
ready for occupancy tomorrow. It alao
waa announced that by direction of the
president all available regular troops In
the vicinity of Washington will partici
pate in the parade.
Commerce of World for lttOl.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 18. The State de
partment made, public today a report from
1'nlted States Consul Winter, at Anna
berg, dated July 19, showing the com
merce of the world for 1901. according to
German statistics. Ths total import and
export trade of all couatrlee le given aa
approximately 123.800.000.000. Oreat Brit
aia and Its colonies heada the list With
the great total of nearly 87,000.000,000.
Germany Is placed second with 82.818,000,
000 and the United Statea third with 83,
118,200,000. According to United Statee
treasury figures, tbe United Ststes" shsrs
FOUR HURT IN AN "EXPLOSION
Gasoline lanltea Darin a Pyreteek-
leal Display at a Cbantnn
PEORIA. 111., Aug. 18. Four persons were
badly hurt last night by an explosion of
gasoline during a pyrotechnlcal display at
the Old Salem chatauqua.- Those hurt
Colonel W. F. Merriam of Wllllamsfleld,
III., a thumb and two fingers on one of his
hands blown off.,
Henry Levering, director of the Chautau
qua, was struck with a flying missile and
three fingers were torn from his right
Fears are entertained for the life of
Arthur MoDavltt of Auburn, a victim of the
explosion.. He Inhaled flame and emoke
and at noon today his life is despaired ef.
Lyle Watklns of Auburn, who was badly
burned, may recover '
POWER TO APPEAR IN COURT
Attorney for Plaintiff la Northern
Faelflo Case Promisee to
Prodaeo Hla Client.
NEW YORK. ug. 18. United States
Marshal Henkel today received the follow
ing telegram from Montreal. Canada, from
George Alfred Lamb, the attorney In ths
case of Peter Power against the directors
of the Northern Pacific Railroad company:
"Shall positively surrender Power to you
Tuesday morning, aa agreed. Body of
Plnkertons here. Look to you to see there
is no interference bn train by anybody."
It le supposed that the Plnkerton men
are armed with bench warrants for Power's
arrest and it may be that they will at ones
arrest him as soon as the train croeses the
border line. Power la wanted for contempt
of court in refusing to appear before Judge
Lacombe of the United States circuit court
n response to an order.
KNIGHTS RETURNING HOME
Pythian Delegates and Vlaltora Are
Preparing- to ' Leave tho
Golden Gate City.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18. The stay of
the Knights of Pythias In this city Is draw
ing to a close, j Many of tbe visitors have
already left for their homes and others are
preparing to depart before tbe final busi
ness .if ihe conclave- is completed. .
The final session of the supreme temple
of tbe Rath bone Sisters was held this morn
ing In Native Sons' hall and the sessions
of tbe supreme lodge' of the order were
continued at the Palace hotel. The day was
devoted-to concert and entertainment at
John McDonald, an expressman living at
Thirty-fifth and Blondo streets, wss ar
rested last night on a warrant from the
po ice court, charging him with larceny as
bailee. ..ri... . ,.
Fred S. Patterson, who was married to
JAdella in Quaker Street, a town In New
ork state, on May 20, 1884, petitions for
Ivorce from her, alleging that she de
serted him last November. .
At the request of his father young Lee
Sullivan was arrested Inst night as an In
corrigible. , The elder Sullivan says that
the boy Is beyond his control. The Sulll
vans live at 2416 South Twentieth avenue.
The Theodore "Roosevelt club of the Sixth
ward will meet at o'clock thla evening at
Idlewlld hair ,to hear the reports of .com
mittees and aeranjre for a meeting to com
plete the organisation. -All members are
requested to be present. ' , T
Peter Cktroll has been taken to the etate
fienltentlary to earve three years for burs
ary. Ills brother1 Thomas is about to be re.
leased after serving two years for the same
offense. They sre sons of a highly re
spected Omaha pioneer.
A match carelessly thrown down after
use caused a 810 fire In the atory-and-half
frame dwelling 1569 North Seventeenth
street, occupied y John O. Stadter and
the property of John I. Redlck. The alarm
waa rung In about- I o'clock, last evening.
Sergeant Beboul of the police fores is In
receipt of telegraphic news of the death of
hia mother at Horton, Kan., at 1 o'clock
yesterday afternoon. Sergeant Bebout left
at 10 o'clock by the Burlington and will be
absent five days.. He was notified of his
mother's Illness only at an early hour yes
N. L. Waelchll of 18l6Chlcago street nar
rowly escaped being run over by a Harney
street car yesterday afternoon. He waa
riding a bicycle north on Eleventh street
and as he crossed the Harney car track he
waa struck by a westbound car and thrown
violently to the pavement. He was stunned
for a tine and was badly bruised, but it
was thought that- bis injuries were not of a
serious nature. '
. A Jury In Justice Charles Potter's court
yesterday found for the plaintiff In the
aum of 847.EO in the suit of John Roude-baua-h
against the Moler Barber college for
restitution of tuition paia. The plaintiff
requested ths Jury and put up ths 812 for It.
His attorney Insists that the winning party
always pays the Jury costs in such suits
and threatens to mandamus Roudebaughr
who In thla Instance declines to follow
George Endicott, a 14-year-old boy from
St. Joseph, is believed to be roaming
around somewhere In Omaha and his rela
tives have written to Chief of Police Dona
hue to locate, arrest and hold him until
they aend for him. George ran away from
home. He wore at that time a blue shirt,
a pair of gray striped knee trousers and a
hickory hat The two first fingers of his
left hand-are off at ths first Joint. He left
home August 2.
Frank Volenec, 4 minor, -asks the county
court for 81.0U0 Judgment against the
Omaha Street Railway comrjanv because
of injuries to spine, neck end head alleged I
to have been sustained when a conductor I
rorcea mm irom the step or a moving car
between A snd B streets on Twenty-fourth
In South Omaha, October 20 last. Of ths
11.000 a tenth is for doctor's bills. The
petition further sets forth ss a particular
injury ths boy's Inability longer to concen
trate hla mind on bis studies at school.
Last evening as Miss Durkln of 1920
Dodge street was nesrlng the top of a flight
of stairs lesdlng up from the street in a
building at 1ZJ6 Sauth Thirteenth street a
little dog Jumped suddenly at her. Mlaa
Durkln was startled and moving backward
Involuntarily lost her balance . and fell
backward down the steps. Others hearing
the noise of her fall ran to the assistance
of the young woman and took her home.
Miss Durkln suffered a sprain of one of her
ankles and a number of bruises, none
A GIRL'S PLUCK.
Food That Cat Work la Half.
The food that' will enable a person 'to
accomplish In ons year ths work laid out
for two years is worth knowing about
Miss Annlt Avery, a atudent In Lanark,
Ont., writes: "I kuow I felt my 111 health
even' more than If I bad been engaged In
any other work, as the confinement of
school only Increased my sickness and In
ability to study.
"Last year I was oa the way to a gen
eral breakdown In health; I suffered from
ssvere headachee, was becoming a con
firmed dyspeptic, nervous system broken
down and my condition went on from bad
to worse until I wss unable to study or
even go to school.
"My parents were very anxious about
me aa medicine did not help snd mother
hearing about Grape-Nuts obtslned eome
and I cemmenced to use It at once; I was
very much surprised at the quick effect the
food had on mi. I began to get better
and aa a reeult from Its continued nss I
am no longer troubled with sick stomach
and headaches, nor am I ths nervous girl
I was last ysar. 1 feel so well and study
so well, thst I am making aa attempt to
get my certificate with but one year's
work, when at the very least two years
are always allowed for it. I have gained
80 lbs. since using Grape-Nuts and now
enjoy good physical and mental health."
AUGUST 10, 1002.
SCHOOL BOARD IN WRASGLE
Acrimonious Debate Over Besolntion to
advance Clerks' Salariea.
MEASURE FINALLY SECURES ADOPTION
ftuperlntendeat Pearao Submits His
Annual Report, In Which He
Makes Mrennons De-fen se of
In the course of proceedings at a regular
meeting laat evening the Board of Educa
tion became Involved In an animated and at
times acrimonious discussion at to proper
application of Its own rules of government,
and even en appeal to Roberts' Rules of Or
der failed to completely restore harmony,
The question' arose In connection with a
report of the committee on sslariea, set
ting forth, la substance, that the commit
tee Was of the opinion that the amount
allowed by the rules for the salaries of
clerks In the offices of the superintendent
of Instruction, the secretary of the board
and the principal of the High school were
not sufficient to get ths needed help In
those offices, and, while the 'committee
would not recommend at this time any
change In the rules,- It would recommend
that the superintendent and secretary be
allowed such ' additional sums for clerk
hire, respectively, as taken In connection
with the amounts now paid would make the
total in each Instance 180; and that the
principal of the High school be allowed
an additional aura to make the total amount
to be paid In his office $70.
Barnard Warms I'p,
When thla report was presented Presi
dent Barnard declared that he considered
the plan which it proposed to be merely
"beating the devil about the stump," as
Its adoption would be practically a sus
pension of the rules.
Robert Smith took the floor to protest
against tbe remarks of the chair, which
he declared to be in .bad taste since no
question had been ralaed on the floor. He
advocated the adoption of the report as a
perfectly proper manner of correcting
what he believed to be an Injustice which
had been done In the rules fixing salaries.
Mr. Wood questioned the privilege of
the chair to enter upon discussion of a
measure before the house when bis dis
cussion of that question might prejudice
him In ruling.
Mr. Howard said that the evident pur
pose of the report was to avoid a suspen
sion of the rules, and as far as he could
see no attempt had been made to disguise
that fact He was In fawor of the adop
tion of the report.
Mr. Mcintosh thought that If the board
believed the salaries of the young women
In question to be Insufficient the proper
course would be to suspend the rules and
Increase the salaries in the regular way.
Wood Charges Discrimination.
Mr. Wood suggested that the president
had discriminated in his rulings upon en
forcement ef the piles and had even voted
to expend money In the manner now pro
posed. He argued that the board could
expend the funds of the board In any man
ner it should deem proper by a majority
After some further discussion the chair
ruled the report . out of order and Mr.
Wood appealed from the decision, which
was upheld by a vote of five ayes and seven
nays. A motion to suspend the rules was
then lost by a vote of T to 5.
A substitute resolution by Mr. Mcintosh
to Ax, the salaries qf the clerks In tbe of
fices of the superintendent el Instruction.
the secrPtary "of the board and the princi
pal of the' high school was lost. - '
President Barnard entered Into further
discussion of the matter and Robert Smith
questioned his right to discuss a measure
from the chair, whereupon the president
declared it to be an outrage that a mem
ber of the. board should so question the
president's right. . A second motion to put
the previous question was ruled out by the
ohalr, and on an appeal this action was
overruled by a vote of 8 to 3.
;' Report Finally Adopted.
' The question on the adoption of the re
port waa then put by the secretary and
carried by a vote of 8 to 2, the president
A resolution by Mr. Wood providing that
Inasmuch as the board bad found It would
have $9,000 more at its disposal than was,
supposed, the salaries of employes should'
be restored to their former figures was re
ferred to the committee on salaries.
On recommendation of the committee on
kindergartens it was determined that
Misses Edith Ewers, Mary Chapman and
Helen Edwards,' having fulfilled the re
quirements, should bs placed upon the list
of assigned teachers to be used as their
services may be needed. -
The high school committee was authorised
to employ W. W. ' Roberts br Jasper Robert
son as teacher In charge of the commercial
work at the high school at a salary not to
exceed $1,100 per year.
On recommendation of the committee on
heating and ventilating the following ap
pointments were made: Joseph Cornaby,
engineer at the high school, at a salary of
$85 per month; Phil Foran, fireman at the
high school at a salary of $60 per month;
Mrs. Cruse, present Janltress at the Mon
mouth Park school, to be Janltress at the
high school gymnasium at a salary of $40
per month; and Mrs. Emma Emerson to be
Janltress at the Monmouth Park school.
A warrant was authorised In favor of
A. Schall ft Co. in the sum of $191.10 aa
payment In full of all claims for labor per
formed and material furnished for the new
high school. ,
Claims and expense bills aggregating
$4,430.07 were allowed. -
On recommendation of the Judiciary com
mittee the - offlcera of the board were
authorised to sign contracta for the year
with Carl E. Herring, attorney; E. F.
Galnee, custodian; and Duncan Flnlayson,
superintendent of buildings.
By recommendation of the special com
mittee on the Monmouth Park school the
secretary was Instructed to Inform the
agent for the five additional lota which it
is Intended to purchase that the board Is
willing to pay $1,750 tor that property.
On recommendation of tbe committee on
buildings and property the bill of the boiler
Inspector in the sum of $180 for inspec
tion of all the boilers In the school build
ings was allowed.
Report oa Finances.
Secretary Burgess presented a statement
of the amounts apportioned for tho various
departments for tbe year ending June 80,
1903, tbe amount expended during July, 1903,
and the amount remaining Auguat L 1903,
together, with a comparative statement of
the expenditures for July, 1901 snd 1903;
condition of ths High School building fund
August 1, 1902, and the general fund war
rants outstanding August 1, 1902. This
statement was as follows:
tloned Expended. Ing.
Advertising 1 US 8 Li. 00 $ 1J2 00
Architect s serv's.. J,t) I.'mVOO
Books 8.0U) 7 00 7,Slu0
(jariage x.iii . r.'i au
Cer.su eniim-. 1 2'X) 816.77 t.S.ii
Construction ZS.OuU XS.imi.w
surlen and music
supplies 3.7W 3.Tf"l
Election expense.. l.Tt 812.04 3.17 4
Electric power .... 1M 10. W
Examining com... 75 78 00
"Exp. and freight.. 5- . 16 en 44
Vuel IS.O'JU 17.72 V.iU-M
tor July, 1901 and 1902:
Census enumerators ........
Draw., kind, and music aup
Express and freight
Insurance .,.. ,
Intereet and. exchange
Ilght and fuel gas
Piano rent and tuning
Bftlnrlea officers and clerks.
Stationery and supplies. ...-r
Bond redemption fund
.$ Li no $
Totals 8X.079.75 37.250.71
warrants outstanding August 1,
l!? ' ; $1S7.M3S1
Cash In treasury August 1, 1902.... 106,742.20
Deficit Anviifet V "iftrrt ..
Balance in High school "buil'dinV
fund August U 1802 :..,.$ $,866.97
Superintendent's Annnal Report.
Superintendent Pearse submitted tha
twenty-fifth annual report of the publlo
echool department In which was Included
the following statistical summarv of tha
work of the year:
Population of the city (census 1900)... 102,655
Population of school age (5 to 21
years) ..... 30,559
Population subject to compulsory at-
Enrollment of pupl'ls g'to 14 years'.'.!'.'.'lol713
In High school (grades 8, 10,
In grammar grades Vs, 6,'7,'8)!!!'.63ti4
- r z r
In klnnArs- A rt ena
... r S'nuea i, a, s, i;....s,twj
In night spools...!
.. 627- 19,704
In High school..... i.jtj
ramrnar and primary grades.. 12,331
ah ninuriguriens 1,1117
In night schools (No. 173) 62 14,863
Number of withdrawals during year.. 4.097
Number remaining June 13, 193l 15.263
White pupils enrolled 19,180
Colored pupils enrolled 624
Number of teachers:
In Itlrh irhnnl M9
In grammar and primary 'grades! !si0
In night schools (No." 12) !".'.'!" S tn
Number of pupils per teacher:
On enrollment At
In High school.....; jj;
Jn grammar and primary grades 4 8
In kindergartens j$ n
In night schools 44 0
Pn ?.vJ'a,f llv attendance '. t&'.t
In kindergartens 2 1
In night schools...' 15'j
Increase In total enrollment 820
Increase in total average dally attend-
Decrease in total number of "teachers'. 1
Cost of Education,
The report continues:
The cost of educstlon for the year for
fS.cA PUP.1! ,n average dally attendance was
326.68. This Is 27 cents more per pupil than
the coat the preceding year. Thia small
Increase sppears In different funds. Cost
of teachers increased 83.633, this Increase
being due principally to the small natural
increase provided In the rules for Increased
length of service. Coet -of Janitor service
Increased 38r697."-ruel and lights coet 8927
mors.. Text books cost 32,472 mors. The
COSt Of text bOOkS fluctuates thla hjln-
due In large measure to the different num-
oer 01 doc its wearing out In different years.
Stationery, etc., coat $1,134 less than ths
year before. Ordinary repairs cost 35u8
Ths' subjects of night schools and na
ture work are discussed in the report and 1
the work of tbe teachers' lecture course
le briefly reviewed. Reference is also!
made, tn ttia niinenA nf t.A a. ui.-v '
if nww in M u
school building, ths Increased demands
which made It a necessity and the greater
facilities' which It affords.
Defends tha Kindergartens.
In . defense of the klnderaartan avatem
Superintendent Pearse says in part:
The kindergartens have established them
eelvee firmly in the regard of tbe people
as a part of ths publio school system.
...... n.uvuw 11 1 i inirooucea
It was not unusual to bear criticism of
' parania who waniea weir chil
dren advanced to tbe regular school work.
After tho kindergarten haa been for a
Yen r In anv u.vT,i,ml. . 4 i. ,1 i . .
"f ...... ....... wii, vuv tuuu ok a
amlly haa (passed through It, these objec-
7 away, turn parents
realise tbat these schools not only form
a moat annrnnelata lht.iutii.iU. i i
Ufa, and irepare the child fresh from the
horns and Its freedom to be a comfortaLls
1(7 r1"".";"14 '' of the new world
m.iwu iuua m iiu scnooi, wttn its nec
essary restraints, but that ths child in ths
klndergartsn receives training and educa
tion which ae In ,..... ,.1 i v ,
still more valuable In fitting him to Uke
up easily and eucceaafully tha work of the
grades beyond. Even ths assailants of ths
"""" w uui any longvr attack
tha value of theae echoola or claim that
thav ara tint a nwir m A . ... i . m
the school System, but now attack them
tne financial side, referring to them
ae i "Omaha's Costly Kindergartens."
"-" ". cunrsa mat many children In
I n a klnit.rnrt.n. , , ., . m .
legal school age. Is without foundation.
tra tnmt ln w unusual cases
children nearly years old have besn rs-
f etved fnr th Im ... V, . . 1 1 i
I upon payment to. the Board of Educe-
linn nf . . . . ,T .
i. rL wmcn would ad
mit tbem tf their parents were non-real,
dents. The number of these haa probably
j--- ;ai vr ten oui or ins
2.104 children enrolled In the kindergartens
- . - n a lew casee, 100, Da
Kit: iSvA J1? eeP6f
...... ...... iu arv BUI WICJI. liltO til
kJnderartn Mor th proper tlm?. 21
matwr of fact, th grtifmt oar lm x-
4rrlslf4 tn ear. l..1a e.J7 . u - . '
Childrtn Who a. rat tv.lnw U - i . . m'l
" .T nwa over in tbe his
tory of the school. "
rMlea Care Wlfkaat tke Knife.
Itching, blind, .bleeding or protruding
piles. No cure, no pay. All druggists are
long standing. Cures ordinary cases in els
daya; the worst cases in fourteen days. One
euthorUed by the manufacturers of Pato
Ointment to refund money where It falls to
euro any -ease of pllse, no matter of bow
application gives) ease and rest. Relieve
Itching instantly. This la a new discovery
and is the only pile remedy sold oa a posi
tive guarantee, do euro, no pay. Price too.
If your druggist don't keep It ln stock send
us (0c In stamps and we will forward same
by mail. Manufactured by Psrls Medicine
Co., St. Louis, Mo., who also manufacture
the celebrated cold cure. Laxative Bromo-
Improvements ...... 10.o"0
Interest and exch. 47.rt
Light and fuel gas fM)
Maps, charta and
glohes ... jrvi
Piano rent snd
and clerks lMCTl
Ppeciel taxes 3.0U0
Teachers .; 271, (Vo
Misc. supplies 1,600
Insurance fund ... l.t)
'; , ,'l'UE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTU
and vigor tbat haa bean sought for ee eagerly can. be
lound lu our blue fubtton beer. The beat way to remain
young la to keep up your constitutions! atreiigth wltB a
I otors brawlng Co. in hot waelner
a a uiiuia, suit u uiaaya vili'.sble. -
IF Y OU ARE CONSCIOUS OF FAIL
ING STRENGTH AND ENERGY
THIS MONTH, MAKE,
No Other Medicine Can
Guarantee Such Happy
Men and women, young and old, of every
rank ln life, freely admit that they are
more conscious . of overtaxed nervous
ttrength ln the hot weather than at any
other season. ' . , .
When such a condition Is - experienced,
Palne's Celery Compound affords advent-,,
agee and results that no other remedy eau'
otter with honeety. , It Vigorous! cleanses
the blood and regulates the tardy circula
tion. It strengthens and encourages the
kidneys and enables them to filter- front,
the blood all waste' end morbid -matters) ,
It secures strong, firm nerves gives sweet,
and natural sleep to tbe nerve-tired and
brain-weary. In a word, Palne's Celery
Compound Is a true summer life-giver and
health builder. Mr.. E. M. Stephenson, of
the American Baptist Publication Society,
177 Wabash Ave., Chicago, III., says: .
"I used Palne'a Celery Compound for-on
acute attack of nervous prostration-at a
time when I had a large number of ea- ;
gagements ahead. I took it according to.
directions, and kept on till two bottlea
had been uaed. All trembling, throbbing
and vertigo disappeared the first week. I ,
kept on with my engagements after that,
week and gained all the time.. From the,
start my appetite Improved, and I assimi
lated my food and Increased In Weight.
The Compound strengthened my voice;
alao, preventing weariness i In - speaking
and singing. A vsry noticeable affect was '
the strengthening of the eyes,- making it
eaay to read oa tbe trains."
Diseases and Disorders of atea Oalr.
ST Years' Experience. 1U Years tm
VlDIPflfCIC cured by a treatment
WAnlbUuLXu which is the QUICKEST,
safest and moat natural that baa yet been
discovered. No pala whatever., Treatment
at office or at home and a permanent curs
BLOOD DISEASES i.D30 60
Hot Springs Treatment for Syphilis
And aui iiiuod 1'oisons. tin "Ulw.ivi.'.ij
OUT" on ths skin or lace and all external '
signs of the disease dlaappear at once. A
treatment that la more aucceastul and far
more satisfactory than the 'old form" of
treatment and at less than HALF THi
CQ8T. A fennaaent. cure, for ,llfe, .'k
OVER 30,000 raty??!
and atl unnatural - weaknesses' of men'
Stricture, Gleet, Kidney and Bladder ,lls-;
easee, Hydrocele, cured parmnuauUy. ,
CHARGUg LOW. COHgUl.TATlOn FSEg
Treatment by malL P. O. Box 764. .
Office over n 8. 14th street, between Far
nam and Douglas Sta.. OMAHA. NEB. '
SB.oo a nom
Id ail DISEASES'
13 years la Omaha. ,
cured by tfca QUICK. '
feeTT, saf eat and moat
natural method thai
Fat been dlaoovered.
Boon every atgn and symptom dleapoaan i
cp lately and (graver. No ''BREAKING. .
vr or tne aisease on ua sun or face
ours tbat is guarantees to be oarmauaul
VAniOOCELE SfSoV .SffiS
A dctovdda. trvm werlc; fsrmitfttt cur i
WIKAJC MB at from Excaaeea or Victims
to ervoua Debility or Exhaustion, With
(ng Waakaeae with Early Decaf In Tounar
and aJiadie Aged, lack of tin, rigor and
areagtn, with organs Impaired and wss It
TnMOTVsVK cured with a new Borne
ereatsaeett. No pain, oe detantiotl (real '
business. Kidney and JtlaAaer Trouble.
Coaealtaafaai Fae. Tvaatnsaskt by kinAV .
CWAJlOatsI leOIT. 11 I. 14th St.,
Dr. Searles & Stailes, Osaiia, Neb.
la the woxat uiawaae on atarin, yet tns
easiest to cur. WHk.N You KNOW
WMAT TO DO. Many uave ptmpua, spots)
on the skin, sores In the uiuuik Ivors.
ailing hair bone pains, - uatarrn; don I
now it is ulajuu ruiDvn. bni to Dn,
iDAU'U OClK A .... I. Sit LJl.ll .A Z
, eJW JV-, , iiitaunitlli., a.
or BROWN'S BLOOD CL'RK. ft DO par
ottlei lasts oni. month. Hold only by
barman afcconnail Urug Co.. .-nth an
Podge Its.. Omaha.
Brown's Capsules &r tz ?&w ill
Dodge Bureau, -
Use Bis f lor nnrataia
I a t Sara,
aW har Ln Can lum t lOna.
Iiriiauuts er aloarattua
tanrwm of aiaeeae wrUul
nau toa-a raialaas, sad aut eaua
tJtCaUiWOa ' r Soawmaa, I
Irailnaja Oa tail
'lOMie'im.Ti.s.r 1 aa sy DrnsxlaCa,
a ay DrnsxleCa,
t ia Slain wrmae.
D. . A. I Y ro wr
tglh and Doasrlaa Sta,
", --"" Omsha s Leading Hotal
SPltlaLnCATtlKl , .
luncheon, virrg CENTS.
u:sv to s p. m. ,
SUNDAY 8.80 p. m. DINNER. ,tSo,
Steadily Increasing buslnsss has necessi
tated an enlarsement of the cafe, doubllnf
lis former capacity. ...
It Is both food and 8
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