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THE OMAHA DAILY MEEi TIICTSPAY. DECEMBER 18, 1902.
REPORT ON SOLDIERS' HOMES
President of Examining oird Tindi Thing.
Moring Alng 8raoo'.hlj.
LINCOLN EXPECTING MANY TEXHERS
Former Sfnutor Vila Meets nn OIJ
(mrmlf Wl;n lie Has Xot
Seea for Thirty. Ktsht
(From a Staff Correpondnt.)
LINCOLN, Dec. 17. (Special.) John
president of the Visiting and Esam
ing board of the Sol Hers' and 9-iilors' hor.ip,
reported to the governor tolay that the
board had visited the hcm st Irani Inland
and Mllford and found tho Inmates satlsfled
and working In harmony with the officer.
At Grand Inland the number of Inmatea of
the home had Increased during the year
from 342 to 415. Owing to the scant ap
propriation made by the last legislature It
wa neceftfary to purchase too cheop cloth
ing for the old soldiers. At Mllford the re
port aald everything was, harmonious. There
were 100 Inmates, who were existing on an
appropriation made for sixty-eight. The
Mllford home also needs a honpltal badly as
the building (reeled for a hospital could
not be used for that purpose.
Art Auorlal Ion Incorporated.
The Nebraska Art association has filed
rticlei of incorporation with the following
aa members: F. M. Hall. A. O. Greenlie,
Clara A. Walsh. Frances J. Plym. Fred M.
Fling, A. Ross Hill. The Intention of the
Corporation Is to further the advancement
cf art, hold exhibits, encourage art In the
public schools, give lectures, purchase art
for the establishment of a permanent art
gallery. The capital stock Is ti.uno of 100
hares and no stockholder will be allowed
to own more than one share. There will
be no salaries paid officers nor debts con
tracted. Many Teacher tomlnar.
Superintendent of Instruction Fowler be
lieves the meeting of tlio state teacher
this year will be more successful and of
more Interest than any previous meeting.
In an Interview today he said:
1 "The teachers of Nebraska are coming to
the. State association this year In larger
Bumbera than ever before. The vastly bet
ter program Is attracting them. Many will
be here Monday and Tuesday (29th and 30th)
o take the state examination for life cer
tificates. In fact, the office of the state
superintendent of public Instruction will not
be large enough to contain them all. Many
other teachers will be In Tuesday to see
the art exhibit before tho regular meetings
begin. The county superintendents will all
be here Tuesday to attend the business ses
sion In Representative ball and to discuss
school law. The educational council will
meet Tuesday evening and Wednesday fore
noon, and Wednesday afternoon nine
meetings of the auxiliary associations will
be In full blast. From that time until
Friday night you won't be able to throw a
snowball on O street, or between the Lin
dell and the Lincoln, from St. Paul's church
to the University without hitting a school
ma'am. And tbey will not all dissolve from
view Friday nlgbt. Many will remain over
Saturday to do some shopping, and others
will remain faithful to the program at St.
Paul's church Friday evening and go to the
"play" at the Oliver Sf.turday afternoon or
night, 'Much Ado About Nothing.' The
teachers are als especially attracted tbla
year by tho social featurea of the associa
tion. The Lincoln city teachers will do
their part by giving a reception on Wednes
day evening at the close of the program In
St. Paul's church.
Fire In Y. M. C. A. Building?.
Fire, originating In the boiler room of
the Young Men's Christian association
building at 11:30 o'clock thia morning, for
a while threatened the destruction of the
building. By good work on the part of
the firemen the blaze was confined to the
double floor separating the gymnasium and
the boiler room. Smoke from the fire com
pletely filled the first, second and third
stories of the building and made the flro
difficult to locate and to handle. A por
tion of the building la occupied by the
Lincoln Overall and Shirt company, and
for a wbllo It was thought the fire was In
that part of the building. The damage
will be slight.
Vllaa Meets Old Comrade.
A nice little Incident occurred here dur
ing tho visit of ex-Senator Vilas of Wis
consin yesterday afternoon. Mr. Vilas,
ulth several others, was In the room of tho
clerk of the supremo court talking. S. 1).
Eastman, one of the Janitors of the state
house, went Into the clerk's office and, see
ing the back of the ex-senator, promptly
"Captain William F. Vilns, Company A,
Twenty-third Wisconsin, fall In!"
Senator Vilas turned Instantly and rec
ognized bis old - comrade In arms. The
men threw their arms around each other
and for aeveral minutes were locked In
embrace. This was the first meeting of
the two In thirty-eight years and the
Janitor Informed the state house attaches
that there was no significance In the fact
that he recognlxed Mr. Vilas by hla back.
Mr. Vilas and Eastman were inemjers rf
the same company.
Palatine; Ready to Hans;.
The paintings for the ninth annual ex
hibit of the Nebraska Art association are
here and the committee selected to hang
them will begin Its work Thursday. The
opening of the exhibit will be on the even
ing of December 24 and the clcae January
You certainly do not
know how generally dis
agreeable you make your
self, or you would stop
coughing. No one can
read or rest in the
same house with you.
Can't stop it? Then
we must tell you about
No medicine like it for
ing sore lungs, quieting inflammation in the
bronchial tubes, and preventing serious lung
troubles. Ask your doctor if he could give
" Last fall I contracted a terrro colj on my lusgs which continued spire
of all I could do. 1 then tried Ayer's Cherry Pectoral and was quickly
relieved. 1 ara now perfectly well.'
Mist Emma Miller, Fort Snelling, Minn.
14. The pictures have been selected from
the works of the bent artiste In New York,
Ponton. Chlcsso, Philadelphia and other
eastern cities and from the pictures that
have been unpacked It Is believed the ex
hibit will be the best that has ever been
made In the state.
State llaa a Hay.
The lower court will have another try
at the dlvor-e proceeding of Harriett M.
Enton and Eli Eaton, for the supreme
court today reversed the decision of the
lower court granting the defendant a di
vorce and declaring the marriage null and
void. The case came up from Cass county.
Mrs. Eaton sued for divorce March 5, inoo,
alleging cruelty. Eaton filed a eroes-blll
.harging cruelty, and that Mrs. Eaton was
under disability because of having pecured
a divorce from a former huiiband, December
2. 18!, and having married Eaton March
21, 1839. Ths plaintiff denied the cross
bill and that t.er marriage was made In
g)Od faith. In the syllabus the supreme
court h Ids that there can be no valid
marriage without the consent of the state:
"It is not tho policy of the divorce law
to encourage bigamy; therefore a person
who has been released from wedlock by
Judicial decision Is not permitted to In
dulge the hope that if he marry again In
vlolatlrn of the statute tho mafrlage will
be valid unless the decision Is reversed."
The statute incapacitates a divorced per
son from contracting a valid marriage while
the Judgment divorcing him Is subject to
po?lble reversal. The court therefore
hilds the Eaton marriage Invalid, but It
further holds that In this state the only
essential of a valid marriage is the. free
consent of competent parties, and that
where a marriage contracted In good faith
is void by reason of some removable Im
pediment the parties may, after the Im
pediment has been removed, become law
fully united by continuing to live together
with the Intention of sustaining the rela
tlcn of husband and wife. In the lower
court the marriage wan declared null and
void and Eaton was released from all mari
tal obligations on account of It.
(joes nark for Retrial.
In the case of the Union Stock Yards Na
tional Dank of South Omaha against the
Board of County Commissioners of Thurstou
County, the supreme court sets aside Ita
former judgment and the Judgment of the
district court Is reversed and the case re
manded for further proceedings.
llrldite Case la Affirmed.
The judgment of the district court in the
case of the County of Saline against the
County of Gage was affirmed by the supreme
A temporary bridge costing $95, and later
a permanent one costing (2,945, was con
structed in 1893 on tho line between the
two counties and the entire cost was paid
by Saline county.
The bridge that had been replaced had
been erected and kepi In repair by both
counties. After paying the cost Saline
county presented a bill for payment, which
was allowed by Gage county and a warrant
drawn for its payment. A taxpayer of the
defendant county appealed to the district
court from the order allowing its payment.
In the district court the plaintiff pleaded
two causes of action, one for one-half the
cost of the permanent bridge and for one
half the cost of the temporary bridge. The
answer waa a general denial. Tho court
found for the defendant. The syllabus la aa
1. The liability of a county to contribute
for the cost of the construction or repair of
a bridge on a highway extending along the
line between that and an adjoining county
1h purely statutory, and the statutory
liability is based on sections 87, 88 and 89,
Complied Statute. '
2. When such bridge is constructed and
the entire cost thereof is paid by one
county, no cause of action arises agalnxt
the adjoining county for nentribuilon In the
absence of a contract in that behalf to
which the latter county Is a party.
3. Where repairs on such bridges are paid
for wholly by one county in the ubsence of
a contract in that behalf, to which the
other purty m a party, no cause of action
arises against the latter unless It has re
fused to enter Into a contract therefore.
4. That the latter county allowed the
work of construction to proceed without
objection, and when compelled graded the
approaches to the bridge, and that ita in
habitants used the bridge, would not estop
the county, nor its taxpayers from denying
the validity of a claim presented by the
former county to the latter for half the
cost of such bridge.
6. That such claim was allowed by the
board of the latter county is not available
as an estoppal on an appeal from the order
allowing such claim.
Open Bin New Elevator.
ASHLAND. Neb.. Deo. 17. Special.)
RaiUback Bros.' new elevator, one of the
largest Institutions of its kind In Nebraska,
was opened for business this week. Tho
hllllrllnv la JAvO fAt nn lh .,, nt nA
j seventy-five feet high and a flagstaff ex
j tends ninety feet above the ground. The
elevator contains twenty-one bins, with a
capacity of 80,000 bushels of grain. Ralls-
! bach Bros, celebrated their twenty years of
successful business In Ashland by con
structing this plant, which they will use In
conjunction with their system of elevators
at Greenwood, Memphis, Ithaca and Malmo,
Dloodboanda on Trail.
FAIRMONT, Neb., Dec. 17. (Special.)
Burglars entered the store of W. W.
Kemp last night by breaking the plate
glass in the front door. Oobds consisting
of silks, neckties, . furs and jewelry,
amounting to $250 to $350 were taken.
Bloodhounds are on the trail of the rob
bers west of the city.
Clay Cosily Court.
CLAY CENTER. Neb.. Dec. 17. (Special.)
The fall term of the district court for
Clay county convened yesterday at this
place. Judge Stubbs presiding. There are
about flfty-Bix cases on the docket.
stopping coughs, heal
- A m
SAVAGE TO OUT NEBRASKA
Writes Tacoma Friends He Will R?moT to
that O.tr in January.
PROPOSES TO ENGAGE IN BUSINESS THERE
Says He Waa Enamored with the City
When He Made His Visit There
Daring Jnlr 9nns to A e
TACOMA, Wash., Dec. 17. (Special Tel
egram.) I. N. Ross of this city is In re
ceipt of a letter from Governor E. r. Sav
age of Nebraska, whose term of office is
about to expire, in which the governor says
that he will come to Tacoma about the mid
dle of Next January with a view of locat
ing in this part of the country to spend
the balance of his life. Governor Savage's
sons will accompany him and they intend to
engage In active business In this city.
Governor Savage says that he fell In love
with Taroma during the short time he spent
here last July. He stopped then to visit
acquaintances while en route home from Se
attle, where he attended the keei-laylng of
the battleship Nebraska. Old residents of
Nebraska tendered hlra a reception at that
time and showed him about the city. He
bfcnme Interested in tho Oriental trade of
Puget sound and the general develop
ment in Tuget sound here. Among his Ta
coma friends is Judge William H. Snell,
superior coort judge, whose wealthy father-in-law,
Thomas Harblne, recently deceased,
was cm of the pioneers of Nebraska.
Local friends, of Governor Savage are
greatly pleased at his decclston to move
hero and recall that former Governor Leedy
of Kansas Is now making a fortune for him
self at Valdes, Alaska.
COLLISION AT TABLE ROCK
Fireman Morrell Killed In Accident,
Probably t'anaed by an Engi
TABLE ROCK, Neb., Dec. 17. Fireman
Morrell waa killed In a wreck on tho south
ern division of the Burlington early today
near here. Freight trains Nos. 229 and 226,
both extras, met In a "head-on" collision
on the main track In the railroad yards,
the engines of both trains being badly dam
aged. According to the Burlington officials in
Lincoln, indications are that the wreck was
caused by one of the engineers being
asleep. An Investigation will follow.
Reports which have come to General
Manager Holdrege's office confirm the
above dispatch, so far as the death of Fire
man Morrell is concerned. Tbey indicate.
however, that there were no other fatali
ties and no serious injuries. The data Is
Incomplete, but leaves the supposition that
the wreck was due to careleseness of some
sort on the part of trainmen In charge of
train No. 64.
WANT MARRIAGE SET ASIDE
Sensational Divorce Case' of Henry
Aaain.t Doasell Is Called
COLUMBUS. Neb., Dec. 17. The Henry-
Dussell case In district ' court was called
today. The forenoon was spent in securing
The Henrys ask for the annulment of tho
marriage of Robert Henry, Jr., and Mrs.
Jessie Henry, nee Dussell, who were mar
ried In Denver last spring. In the case the
alleged reasons are coercion.
In return Mrs. Jessie Henry and the
Dussells bring suit for, $10,000 against the
senior Henrys and others closely connected
with the family for the alleged alienation
of her husband's affections and the defama
tion of her character.
BOYS PLEAD NOT GUILTY
Trial for Murder of Their Step-
Father Brains Thursday at
COLUMBUS, Neb., Dec. 17. The three
Eorcher boys, accused of killing their step
father, Gerhard Borcher, when arraigned
here pleaded not guilty. Their case will
The crime for which the three boys will
be tried tomorrow was committed Friday,
October 31. The boys lived alone at the
house for two days.
Faces Another Forgery Charge.
ASHLAND, Neb.. Dec. 17.r-(Spertal Tele
gram.) City Marshal Elmer Corwln took
Manley Hlghtshne to Wahoo tonight to an
swer to the charge of forging E. J. Rose's
name to a check for $10, which he cashed
at L. R. Brushes' 'store In . this city last
February. Hightshoe was acquitted by the
Jury In the district court last week of
forging Rose's name to a check for $14 SO
cashed at Hoffman Bros.' store. On his
release from the county Jail Hightshoe Im
mediately left for Council Bluffs, where
he was arrested Tuesday on Information
from Marshal Corwln.
Will Cater to Populists.
FREMONT, Neb., Dec. 17. (8peclr.l.)
The proposed new democratic paper, a no
tice of which appeared lu yesterday's Bee,
is creating considerable talk among mem
bers of that party. Waldo Wintersteen Is
said to be slated for editor. The plant of the
Fremont Leader. R. D. Kelley's paper, will
In Omaha Public Schools
In all of the schools there Is more or less
preparation for the Christmas exercises.
Nearly all of the rooms in all of the build
lugs will present a more or less pretentious
program, but it Is chiefly among the lower,
grades, that especial effort Is being put
forth. This Is especially true In the kinder
garten. Here Christmas is the season of
all seasons and Is observed above all others.
It is urually the last year In the child's
school life before the reality of the Christ
mas myth is outgrown, and the most is
made of it. but it is the spirit of the Christ
Child rather than of Santa Claus that is
emphasized. With por.sibly a halt dozen
exceptions there will be Christmas trees In
every kindergarten and In these exceptions
the fireplace will be used Instead. There
mill be a bag of randy and popcorn for each
of the little ones and In a few cases ths
teachers are planning some little remem
brances, but sslde from these the child's
share in the receiving ends, for It Is the
giving that Is emphasized, and the whole
spirit of the occasion Isthe doing for some
one else. For weeks past the every dsy
work of the children has included the mak
ing of many beautiful things; mats, paper
r-ht hsra and a varietv of articles that
are made doubly attractive by the use of
bright materials and water colors, all of
them for some one's else plesaure and
doubly valuable to the child as manual and
altruistic training. On Friday afternoon
these bright efforts will be bung upon ths
Christ nits trees snd the parents Invited to
the "party." As each child's name is
called he will go forward, receive hla gtfu
from the tree and present them to his
parents. If thsy sr present, and if not,
wtU Laks thorn boms. Boms surprisingly
probably be purchased by the new concern,
and Its editorial page will be sufficiently
radical to suit the pcpullstlc element of
SNOW CATCHES CORN IN FIELD
Farmers Compelled to Saapead Hk.
In Intll Coverlao- Has
WINSIDE. Neb., Dec. 17. (Special.)
More snow has fallen this month thsn dur
ing the entire sesson for many preceding
years. The sleighing Is fine and there Is
more than a foot of snow In the fields.
About half of the entire crop of corn Is In
the fields and husking has been suspended
for more than two weeks past. The ground
Is being put in splendid shape for the crops
of the coming season, however, and farmers
m ill soon secure the balance of the corn ,
when favorable weather permits.
RECORD REAL ESTATE DEAL
Forty-Five Thousand Dollars In Co h
Paid for a Farm In Sarpy
SPRINGFIELD, Neb..' Dec. 17. (Special
Telegram.) The largest real estate trans
fer ever consummated In this county was
cloned here today, when John Snodgrass
sold to A. L Spearman his fine stock ranch,
comprising 677 acres, tor a consideration
of 145,000. The land Is adjoining town and
is In a high stste of cultivation, and the
improvements are of the highest order.
Mr. Spearman will divide the ranch up Into
smaller farms snd sell off all but about
Poultry Show at Fremont.
FREMONT, Neb.. Dec. 17. (Special.)
The annual exhibit of the Dodge County
Poultry and Pet Stock association is being .
held In the Women's Christian Temperance
union hall this week. Owing to bad weather
and the trains being delayed, a good many
entries were not in place when the doors
were opened, but there were a good many
coops of fine chickens, ducks and turkeys.
The largest exhibits are of Plymouth Rocks
and Wyandottes. W. L. Houck and W. H. i
Haven 6 Son have a fine lot of barred nd
buff Plymouth Rocks. Of Wyandottes T. H.
Fowler of North Bend, Walter Cameron of
Schuyler and C. H. Green of Fremont are
heavy exhibitors. There are some good lots
of light and dark Brahmss, Cochins, Ml
norcas, Houdans and Langshans. Walter
Cameron of Schuyler exhibits a coop of
Muscovy ducks and several coops of Tou
louse geese. J. M. Maber of Fremont, who
Is a leading exhibitor, has a good lot of
Rouen ducks and geese and a mammoth
bronze turkey gobbler weighing thlrty-flve
pounds, the largest bird In the show. The
exhibit will close Friday. A. H. Shaner of
Lamark, 111., is acting as judge and will do
the scoring. While the number of Individ
ual birds Is less than last year, poultry men
say the class of chickens Is the best ever
shown here In many breed.
Mast Pay Occupation Tax.
FALLS CITY, Neb., Dec. 17. (Special.)
J. O. Weaver, employed as teacher In the
business training department of the public
schools In this place, has for the last few
months been selling coal on the side. He
would take orders and then order a car or
more, or as much as It took to fill them.
The coal dealers who are paying an occu
pation tax for carrying on such a business
objected to Weaver doing this kind of busi
ness without paying the customary tax Into
the city treasury. This he kept putting oft.
evidently not Intending to pay it, until I.
C. Mount, one of the local coal, dealers,
swore out a complaint against Weaver and
his partner. It cost the gentlemen the
usual occupation tax, together with costs.
Institute Lodge of Elks.
FREMONT, Dec. 17. (Special.) Fremont
now has another lodge, the Elks, which was
organised last evening by Deputy Funk
bouser of Lincoln. Eighty-eight people of
this city were- present and Initiated into
the mysteries of the order. There were 110
names on the petition and those not In at
the last night's meeting will have to come in I
as new members. After the lodge was
formally Instituted an elaborate banquet
was held in the banquet room of the Ma
sonic hall and toasts were responded to by
a number of visitors and newly fledged
Elks. There were large delegations pres
ent from Omaha, Lincoln, Norfolk, Colum
bus and other outside points and everyone
had a big time.
Reduce Telephone Charges.
YORK. Neb.. Dec. 17. (Special.) It Is
reported that the Bell telephone people ex
pect to make a further reduction in tele
phone rates. The reduction Is to be made
to farmers and the rate will be only $1 per
month Instead of $2 per month. The rea
son for the many reductions and better
service given' by the telephones of York
county Is due to the strong York county In
dependent Telephone company that has
started In the county. Competition has
caused the Bell people to give free service
to all telephone subscribers to all towns in
the county and waiving toll charges,
Two Dollars for Handkerchief.
PLATTSMOUTH. Neb.. Dec. 17. (Spe
clsl.) The bazaar given by the women of
the First Presbyterian church In Water
man's hall last evening proved to be a
great success fa every particular. It net
ting the society about $80. The linen
handkerchief donated by tbo wife of Presi
dent Roosevelt wss bought by Mr. Wright,
the agent of the Missouri Pacific at My
nard, for $2.
beautiful and useful things have been made
by these little people and In several locali
ties these results of their efforts promise
to be the only Christmas gifts the parents
Miss Nancy Lewis, primary teacher at
Walnut Hill school, is quite seriously ill
in Council Bluffs and will be unable to
participate In the program of the State
Teachers' association meeting to be held
In Lincoln, January 1 and 2. Miss Lewis
wss to hsve presented paper on "The
Value of the Game," which has been es
pecially anticipated by many, owing to her
wide and succeesful experience In primary
work. Fortunately Mlas Lewis' paper was
prepared before her ilmess and It will be
read by Miss Elizabeth Ryan of ths Walnut
Many of the teachers are planning to
spend their two weeks' vscation out of the
city. A number whose homes are In ad
Joining states will go home for the holi
days and still others will go to Chicago and
even farther east for some special work in
some of the several special subjects that
are interesting the teacbei tms year.
While nothing definite aa to numbers baa
as yet been learned, Mr. Pearie estimates
that fully twenty-Ova and possibly three
.times thst number will attend the 8tate
Teachers' assoclstlon meeting at Lincoln.
A number of teachers living out in tba
state have planned to stop there upon their
return, and there is some talk of getting
up an excursion to Lincoln for the meeting
among ths teachers who are to spend tttslr
vscatlaa la Omaha, tsveraj uacbsrs in
CORN CORNER COLLAPSES
St. Louii Bin; Loses Control of Market
PRICE DROPS SIX. CENTS IN SINGLE DAY
Operators Had Eleven Million nnshela
Tied I p. bnt Claim to Be till
Financially gonad nnd Ready
to Tay Dents.
CHICAGO. Dec. 17. Bulls and heirs of
the Chicago Board of Trade had a sharp
and decisive struggle over December corn
today. W. W. McClesry ft Co. failed to re
spond to margin calls and the so-called
"blind pool" headed by Thomas A. Cleague
of St. Louis suffered a severe setback.
December corn receded almost 6 cents
during the day and showed a break of about
11 cents since earlier In the month.
Mr. McCleary declared he would pay dol
lar for dollar and that the company would
be ready for business tomorrow. His order
to have all his trades closed was because of
excessive calls upon him for margins.
Mr. Cleague's pool has about 8.006 mem
bers. He has been operating in St. Louis,
Kansas City and Chicago and at one time Is
said to have bad as much as 11,000,000
bushels of corn.
The opening was H cent to 1 cent lower
than yesterday's close, the first sales being
msde at 62062; cents and on heavy liqui
dation, with no support to speak of, the
price gradually declining, with now and
then a slight rally, until iln cents was
The Interest of the majority of t riders
was centered In corn and considerable ex
citement reigned. As a result of the bad
break the Interests that have been operat
ing on the board for the St. Louis clique
were unable to put up margins fast enough
and were sold out In order to even their ac
counts. In spite of the extreme weakness In the
December option, May was steady and held
Its own remarkably well throughout the
WILL BE NO INAUGURAL BALL
Governor-Fleet Mickey Objects on
Account of Religion and Prep
LINCOLN, Dec. 17. There will not be an
inaugural ball In Nebraska this winter.
Governor-elect Mickey Is a staunch
Methodist and refuses to attend a dance.
The Commercial club of Lincoln has
ended its preparations for the customary
PREACHER WANTS COMMISSION
Snes (nre County for a Portion of
Flnea Aaain.t Illegal
WYMORE, Neb.. Dec. 17. As a result of
the recent closing of Illegal saloons In
Wymore, Rev. Parker has sued Gage county
for his 20 per cent of the fines Imposed, as
allowed by Nebraska statutes. The fines
Snow In Gosper County.
ELWOOD, Neb., Dec. 17. (Special.) One
foot of snow Is covering Gosper county
winter wheat fields. The fall was without
wind and the white covering is over every
thing. About 60 per cent of the farm land
has been planted to wheat and rye, which
made a rplendld start through the fall
months. Last year Gosper county was the
banner wheat county In the state, forty to
fifty-five bushels per acre being the rule.
In a large number of Instsnces the crop
brought more money than was asked for
Bachelor Dlea Snddenly.
HARVARD, Neb., Dec. 17. (Special.)
About 5 o clock this afternoon, as Joseph
Hostetter was walking out to his home.
Just outside our city, he was taken with a
hemorrhage of the lungs and fell to the
sidewalk. Parties seeing him fall took him
into the home of Mr. Gray, where he died
in a few moments. Mr. Hostetter was a
bachelor, living alone on a fine little farm
of some forty acres, a native of Switzer
land and without relatives, except one sis
ter living In Switzerland.
Swanson Names Depnty.
FREMONT, Neb., Dec. 17. (Special.)
Dan Swanson, the newly appointed post
master, has named John Schurman aa ia
deputy, that being the only position which
ne has at his disposal. Mr. Swanson ex
pects to take charge of the office on Jan
uary 1. that being the date on which the
resignation of Postmaster Hammond takes
Serloua Charge Not Proven.
CLAY CENTER. Neb.. Dec. 17. (Special.)
Theodore Clark, who was brought here
recently from Geneva, charged by his
daughter with criminal assault, was given
a preliminary hearing before County Judge
Palmer and released from custody, thero
not being sufficient evidence to bind him
over to the higher court.
To Meet In Detroit.
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 17. Announce
ment was made today that the executive
committee of the National Municipal league
has accepted the Invitation of the Detroit
Municipal league to hold the next annual
meeting In Detroit. The date of the meet
ing has been fixed for April 22, 23 and 24
the local schools ara to have a part In the
To what extent the spirit or altruism Is
being woven Into the lives of the boys and
girls In the every day program of the
schools Is. unfortunately, too little under
stood by large proportion of parents, but
It Is Impossible for one to go the rounds of
the schools, especially at this season, with
out being Impressed by this thought for
others, for It is manifested in every brsnch
and department of the institution. Neces
sarily, the personality of the principal and
teacher and the neighborhood from which
the children come occasions considerable
variation in its expression, but regardless
of this it Is conspicuously In evidence.
A good shsre of the toys snd more sub
stantial things, too, that will make ths
children of the missions happy on Christ
mas day are to be supplied by the school
children. Tut they hsve no ides to whom
these things are to go- These offerings are
being collected this week sod sn inspection
of some of the packsges would be a revela
tion and a much needed object lesson to
man: an older person who each yecr care
lessly, if unconsciously, iniiicis tiie bitter
est of humiliation upon the recipient of his
well meant assistance. With scarcely an
exception, the clothing is clean, nrstly
Ironed, brushed and mended and perfectly
presentable for school and every day wear.
Even the shoes thst were brought in,
though somewhat worn, were nicely blacked
and la ever so msny of ths pockets a
clean-folded handkerchief or some other
useful article or toy and even money was
For table or cooking purposes
costs one-third less than butter.
It can be satisfactorily used
wherever butter is used.
Put up in I and 2-pound prints
in printed paper wrappers like
illustration. Ask your dealer.
KaasaiOty Omaha St.Lonb Swift & Company, Chicago St. Joseph St. Pan! Ft. Worth
Big Values in Books
All $1.50 Fiction $1.08
The few mentioned will give you nu Idpn of some of tbe immc-nsp mines:
Little Hirl In Old New Orleans rub. price $1.20
Little (!lrl In Old Wnslilnifton I'ttlt. riio !St.."0
Mag mill Margaret, ly Pansy Pub. price $t.."
Pauline, ly Pansy Pub. price $1.50
A Frigate's Namesake Pub. price $1.00 ,
Hond to Nowhere Pub. price jl.50
.losey and the Chipmunk Pub. price $1..M)
Kt. Xlfllnl'ta ltmiL- nf lMnva nml llimrne full imI..a 1 fit
Twenty titles Ilenty's copyrighted edition
Denslow's Night Hefore Christmas Pub. price fl.ftO our price Sl.'JO
Father (Joose Pub. price $1.2."i our price $1.00
Wizard of Oz Pub. price $1X0 our price $l.oo
Big values In other lines of holiday goods, comprising China, Brlc-a-Krac.
Manicure Sets, Toilet Sets, Calendars, Ping Pong and Parlor Billiard Tables nnd
hundreds of useful articles.
1612 Farnam Street.
Third Door West of Sixteenth Street
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Ths average person may not stop to think ulmt the
saving of whole days zneaas to the busy, hunt ling people
or America; but It means both time anil money, and It I
proper to ask who Is there who would not do tils beat t
win out on both proposltloas. The following nreds no
204 miles shorter
278 mites shorter
278 miles shorter
358 milts shorter
12 hours quicker
18 hours quicker
16 hours quiekor
18 hours quicker
Full mforma'im -hrtr.'v '"i:'--t m application lo
CITY TICKET OFFICE,
1324 FARNAM ST. 'PHONE 316
Union Station, 10th
SLIP OF THE KNIFE AND
BLIND FOR LIFE.
No knife or drugs used in Vltsopathy
treatment. Nothing put In the
eye. aii eye
under a guar
antee. If you
are not benefit
ted or cured the
cost you 1 cent.
Of diseases. Bend
let, "Nerve Fogce
1 treat Nf
all caisi I
Dr. Chas. I. White, M. H. & V.
IS Farnam St., Omaha, Neb., P. O. B
JHAVE OU HAD
THE ONLY AMERICAN NATURAL
Not "man-made" but nature's gift for
the euro of Constipation, whether
chronic or acute. Action natural no
pain, no gripe. At your Druggist.
Lare bottle, 35c; small bottle. 15c.
Von't Forget the Holidays
We want your order for a rase of Blue Ribbon
Beer. We furnlcb the raott critical people In town
with Blue Ritbon Ue-r. Our beer Is a blgh-grad
farc'.ly htrr h sn .Tniiilt bnp flavor and li
specially adapted for table svrvice. Better tele
phone us your order today for a case.
Brening Co. Omaha. Phone
Pub. price '$1.00.
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to Salt Like City
to San Francisco
to Los Angnles
to . . Portland
to Salt Lake City'
to San Francisco
to Los Angeles
to . . .Portland
and Marcy. 'Phone 629
ftird relief in
ment. No mat.
ter what von.
ailment, It will
tor the cure
for free book
and How to Obtain
I beip you.
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