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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 20, 1902)
NEWS OF INTEREST FROM IOWA.
rBv1 soils drucs.
BtorkfTt n-llit rarpt anrl rus;.
Kxprt watr-h rp;ilrinK. lffT-rt. 4 Bay
Rkntre. for Nvn Htvl girls are ihcsp at
Itfren & Hrh'n'Tilns; ('-
Horn-To Mi. and Mr A. McMillan, 1113
Fourlh rvhhip, a daughter.
Tfurnt wrmrl anrl Watht-r poods. C. E.
AlPxantW C'v, 33.1 liroailway.
White tto?p Hnlwkah 'nU'- will meet
thin PvcnlnK In ltl KpIHwh' tomi'Ie.
I, t" Still's 1" hfme from n two months'
visit with relatives, and friends In Jack
Excelsior Mnsnnlr lorlao will hold a spe
cial meeting this fawning for work In the
We are ri-sil.r.iartcr for glnss of all
kinds. B e u before you buy. C. H. 1'alnt.
Oil and Class
(onnresman Walter I. fimilth Is ex
rected home from Washington Sunday to
spend Christ man with his family.
1j C. Hrnrkett, the Uroadway stationer
ml booksellrr, reporifd to the police last
rvrnlnar that a shoidlfter hail stolen a
toHlet rare valued at Pi.
A handsome plere of furniture alwavs Is
ereptalile as a (tlft It not only pleases th
rerlplint, but stand as a luntlntr remem
brance. Petersen & Si hoenlng Co.
Aba Lincoln post, (rand Army of the
Republic, will meet this evening at 7
o'clock In regular session. At 8 o'clock
th post e.nd Woman's Itellef corps will
hold a Joint meeting.
Tour children should have a sled; It
prompts them to. go outdoors; nothing li
fetter than freh air. It saves doctor's bills.
Our line of sleds Is complete and cheap.
I'etersen & Hchoenlng Co.
J. M. Ermerlns of Ies Molnt9, state
Commander of the Knights nt the Murra
bees. was In the city yesterday on his way
to Hhrnandonh, where last right he In
utalled the oflicers of a new lodge of the
A quantity of household goods which A.
Foster stored In a hoime at fJrant nrwl
Pecond streets, when he removed to Chi
cago three year ago, are mts.xlng and the
matter was reportiid to the authorities
Oeorge Oatsmnn. a farmer living be
tween Neola and I'nderwood, this county,
brought suit In the district court yesterday
to recover damages placed at $5.oi0 from
N. H. Chrisman, for alleged dcfamitlon of
Oeorge F. Bhngnrt. formerly of this city,
arrived from New York on a visit to his
brother, Holla Hhugart. fieorgo Shugart
ha for a number of years held a promi
nent position, with a large eantcrn rubber
A warrant for the arrest of Frank Deeds
was Issued yesterday from Justice Pry
ant's court on complaint of Itert Payton,
foreman for the Cole-Hrelxford Hardware
company, who charged him with obtain
ing t- under falsa pretenses.
For Rent 23 Bouth Klghth street, mod
ern In every way eight rooms, one-half
block south of Broadway. on Klghth
street. Will rent to desirable party for
1-1 per month. Apply to Ieonard Ever
ett, IS Pearl street, Council llluffs, la.
Buy now Is onr advice to those who want
the choicest, mKt desirable gift goods
early buyers get best choice. lJon't know
what to give nothing will help you decide
quicker than eeelng the thousand and one
things offered here. Petersen & Schoentng
Council muffs lodge, Fraternal Order of
FSgles, Is making elaborate preparations
for Its annual bull, to be given Christmas
night at Royal Arcanum hall. L. M.
Hhuhert. V. A. Wells, J. W. Plnnell, C.
V. Huher and R. E. Renard comprise the
committee in, charge of arrangements.
Thomas Murray, an Implement dealer of
Elliott. la., has tiled a voluntary petition
In bankruptcy In the federal court here.
Ills liabilities aggregate IM. 312.04. His as
sets consist of personal property amount
ing to $2,0) and book accounts amounting
to ICW. About HUM of the assets are
claimed as exempt.
The milt of Henry fWw "mlnst ' the
Northwestern railroad for V.i damages
for the death of his son, John Dow, who
was Killed at IJow City, la., November 13,
ISnrt. has been transcrlpted from, the dis
trict court of Crawford count v to the fed
eral cojrt, on order of Judge Z. A.
Church. . . .
The furniture store Isn't half big enough
to show off all its prettv things. These
dainty little dressing tables wouldn't be
here now It It were. All new patterns,
mostly wltb shnix-d mlrrou and etandards
at1 trench leps .lust the sort of Christmas
rn-sent a girl would like for her room,
t'etereen & Schoenlng Co.
All Photos Tnlt.cn.
At Schmidt's before December 23 will be
finished before Christmas, sure.
N. T Plumbing Co., telephone 158.
Thane for Dnmave Snlts.
The failure of the city authorities tq en
force the ordinance requiring occupants of
abutting property to remove snow and Ico
from the sidewalks was responsible for two
r.ccldents yesterday And In, all probability
two personal Injury damage suits against
he municipality In the near future.
Mrs. Fitzgerald, a widow living at 1411
Pleasant street, slipped and fell on the
sidewalk on Willow avenuo near the inter
tec 1 1 on of Seventh street and suffered a
ever fracture of her left arm above the
Thomas Walton, living oo East ' Pierce
Street, slipped on the Icy sidewalk on South
Main street near the Intersection of Sev
enth avenue and suffered compound frac
turs of his right leg.
Calendar Supplies at PrLosf'i,
Materials for making calendars and other
novelties at Ik-Long's. We have that hand
some rough melton paper In eight different
colors, Including the very latest shades.
Almost every kind of paper and cardboard.
Ws sell calendar pads. DeLong the
Printer, 307 Broadway.
All the new books at Busbncll's.
Correct Vlaltlnir Tarda.
Visiting cards ordered now will be fin
ished before ChrUtmas.
Trlnter, S07 Broadway.
Uelxjrg The !
were filed yesterday in
the abstract, title and loan office of J. W.
Pquire, 101 Pear' street:
John M. Sylvester and wife to Ada O.
a llrsw.r.-V, MTT: 1.500
James Burns. trni-e. to Tnt m N.i-
tlonal bank of iitntths
lot :i. bun k
v -'j 8,000
S. Steel A- Wood s biiIm
County trtasurtr to J. P. tlreen-
shirlds, lot t. block 4. Hn-h-cll's
add; lot 12. block 2:i. l:vns' 2d
bridge Hdd; lot 4. block 5. Thomp
son's add: lot 15, block 5. Pierce's
suNllv Hnd iotM and 10. block 1,
Van Prunt ft Mice's odd. t. d 24
Heln of Jacob Z.iihrer to llenrlih
F.hler. c w4 1-77-U, w. d S.400 ;
Peter Hansen snd wife to Carrie E. ;
Chrlstenrrn. lots VI and 13. block 30, 1
Burns' add. w. d 700
William K. Potter and wife to F. J.
Dav, lot . block 8. and lot 8. block
14, Potter & fobh's add, i. c. 4 1
F. I Hodges to Wll'lain Felton, part
lot S. bio k IS. Neola. w d 6o0
Elvira M'M.t to Jacob Rieln. lot 5.
block i, Grimes' add, except s 30 teet,
w. d 1.700
Total eight transfer I15.S75
Ping pong and all kind of games at Mor
gan ft Dickey's, 142 Broadway.
Licenses to wed were Issued yesterday to
Name and Hesldenre. Age.
Jumrs W. Haker, Oi'incll Bluffs U
Laura A. Omaha
Perry P. Phillips, omiha
Eleanor IVraiua. Oimtua.
' Pr) at
BOOKS PUT AWAY FOR TIME
Last Day Be Tore Christmas Vacfttioi Oiren
Oyer to Sreo al Exercises.
MANY TEACHERS LEAVE FOR THE SOUTH
rrpparlng to Hare a Good Tint and
Also to Gain Information for
the Benefit of the
The public schools of Council Bluffs
closed yesterday afternoon for the Chrlst
mss vacation of two weeks. They will re
open Monday morning, January B.
Special exercises appropriate to the holi
day season were held yeaterday afternoon
In all the schools, the programs In several
of the buildings being quite elaborate, this
being especially true at - the Washington
avenue and Bloomer schools. At the high
school the program was given by the mem
bers of the Phllomathlan and Tail Delta
Literary societies. The program consisted
of a piano duet by Hortenae Forsyth and
Blanche Patterson. Yoeal solos by Phoebe
Johnson and Lon Byram and recitations by
Fannie Dietrich and Delia Metcalf, fol
lowed by a debate of the question, "Re
solved, That Trusts Should be Prohibited
by Law." The affirmative aide of the ques
tion was debated by Fred McCabe and Pan
sie Morehouse, the negative being taken by
Josephine Blxby and Antrim Crawford. Tha
Judges decided In favor of the debaters on
the negative side.
The party of teachers who will spend the
Christmas vacation In the south left laat
evening over the Wabash In a special Pull
man for St. Louis. There they will visit
the exposition grounds and from there go
to New Orleans and other places of Inter
est In the south. The purpose of the trip
Is for the combination of pleasure and in
struction. The party Is liberally supplied
with cameras and pictures of everything of
interest will be taken. From these pic
tures slides will be made for the etereop
tlcon, with which Superintendent Clifford
will give Illustrated lectures at the various
school buildings of the city.
The party also expects to collect a num
ber of specimens, which will be added to
the collection being formed at the high
school by Superintendent Clifford for the
benefit of the schools. These will be em
ployed In the study of geography. The trip
will Include a visit to the oyster fisheries
and canneries at Blloxl, Miss., and to a
number of cotton, sugar and rice planta
tions. Besides Superintendent and Mrs. Clifford
and daughter. Marguerite, the party will
include these teachers: Mrs. Margaret
Curtis, Miss May Sims, Miss Llllle Cher
nls. Miss Mlttle Pile, Miss Jennie Rice.
Miss Emellne Jensen, Miss Agnes Drake,
Miss Mary McMillan, Miss Cora Oretzer of
this city and Miss Kllduff of Newton and
Mies Foster of Iowa City.
Fonntaln Pens at DeLaag'a.
Fountain Pens, from $1.00 to $5.00.
Long The Printer, 307 Broadway.
Hand mirrors, nicest in town, at Morgan
ft Dickey's, 142 Broadway. - . .
' Gold Pen In a Flash Box.
A 14k gold pen. with handsome pearl
holder. In plush box, $1.60; by registered
mail. $160. DeLong The Printer. 307
Bealtlful calendars at Bushnell'a.
Bla- Fir Harrowly Averted.
A spark from a defective Incandescent
lamp wire Ignited a quantity of cotton bat
ting which John Martin, the window trim
mer, was using to decorate the large show
window of John Beno ft Co. for a Christmas
display, shortly after 11 o'clock Thursday
night. For a few minutes the blaxe threat
ened to communicate to the Interior of the
store, but the prompt arrival of the fire de
partment and the heroic manner In which
Mr. Martin tore down the blazing cotton
with his bare hands prevented such a dis
aster. Martin waa severely burned about
his hands and face and will be laid up for
some time. Ous Norman, the company's
engineer, who was Inside the window en
closure, was almost overcome by the In
tense smoke, bu' managed to crawl out and
make his way to the engine room, where
he fell, striking his head against a sharp
projection. When found by the firemen he
was unconscious and waa revived with some
Although the smoke was Intense, the Arm
stated yesterday that the damage was
small, the most serious being '.he cracking
of a large plate glass window by the heat.
Tlssae Paper at DeLonar'a.
Two shets for a cent is the way we sell
tissue paper. In white and all colors. Do
Long the Printer, S07 Broadway.
Gravel roofing. A. H.
Reld. 126 Main St.
Christmas Cards aad
DeLong The Printer, S07 Broadway,
Matters In District Conrt.
The district court Judy ln-th $500 Jam-
age suit of Henry All-n, the dairyman,
against the, Wabash railroad, after having
been out since Thursday afternoon, was
1 discharged at S o'clock last evening, having
failed to agree on a verdict.
' Judge Green adjourned court last even-
j Ing until Tuesday and left for his home in
! Audubon. Next Tuesday Judge Wheeler
! l Preside .f there is any business before
the court, and If not court will be ad-
j journrd day by day until such time as
rireen returns in bear certain mo
tions for new trials bow pending. In any
event. Judge Green Is not expected here
until after the Christmas holidays.
Criminal cases against the following were
stricken from the docket yesterday: Walter
son, jamca Simmons, jonn UDrecnt, aaia
Ilithers, Emma Edwards, Ella Hough,
Theodore Batcbellor and George Bell.
White House Cook Rook. e.
Famous White House Cook Book, by ths
steward of the Whito Houie, 690 pag,
size 8x10, white oilcloth binding, 9c. Chil
dren's books from lc up. DeLong The
Printer, 307 Broadway, Council Bluffs.
Plumbing and beating. Blxby ft Son.
Fins line of box stationery at Morgan
ft Dickey's, 142 Broadway.
Dolls at DeL.ous;'s.
Pe Long's Is the place to buy dolls,
Overcoat May Com Il'gh.
Mlnard Shoemaker was brought back
from Ouaba last evening, whsro he was r
rri4 at the instanoe of the Council Bluffs
authorities, to answer a charge of 01m-
flamtnlnf the flrra of Smith ft Bradley out
of a 115 overcoat. It Is charged that Shoe
nakrr re pre touted aa was working for ths
taioa, PaclAa ana ak tt ta Tarooai
quested by Mr. Smith to furnlrh some
guarantee, and Shoemaker said he would
bring one fiom his foreman. John H. Wills.
lie brought a note purporting to be signed
by Wills, In which Wills guaranteed the I
payment for the coat, and shoemaker was
allowed to take the garment. Later It de- j
vcloped that Ihe order from Wills was not j
only a forgery, but It was signed
Instead of "Wills."
Calendar Pads at Uel.ona's.
DeLong the Printer, 307 Broadway.
Buy your ping pong at Busimell's.
Saloon Men Mast filve llond.
County Attorney Klllpack Is determined
that everv saloon keener doing business in I
Council Bluffs shall comply with the law ! Auditor Merrlam returned today from New
requiring the filing with the county audi- ; York- ca,p(1 bark bV telegrams telling him
tor of a bond In the sum of $3,000. Tester- I of lDe accusations which have been made
day he commenced proceedings against the . oat him and the comrlalnta of Insur
nmnrletors of three saloons, who have so nnce companies that he Is engaged In mak-
fr failed In nav attention to his notices. I
They are: T. II. Hunter. 225 South Main
street; O. L. Smith and F. C. Mueller, 2019
Ninth avenue, and Fred Ewaldt, 900 West
81 -Inch Dolls, 91.50, at Del.onsc'a.
Dolls 81 inches high for $1.50 at DeLong s.
Dolls of all size at the lowest prloes. De
Long the Printer, 307 Broadway.
A Free Heating- Stove.
Before you buy your coal see Wm. Welch
at 16 North Main street and he will ex
plain to you how you can get a fine Round
Oak heating stove without costing you a
penny. 'Phone, 128.
Children's Books One Cent Kach.
"Robinson Crusoe," "Aladdin's Lamp,"
"Red Riding Hood" and many other chil
dren's books, 1 cent each. Board covers,
7x10 story books, 4c; Bible stories. 19c;
large story books, 30c to 50c. DeLong The
Printer, 807 Broadway, Council Bluffs.
SHOOTS MARSHAL AND JUSTICE
Posse Pnrsnes Man Who Commits the
Crime and Riddles Hint with
FARMINOTON. la.. Dec. 19. (Special Tel
egram.) In a fit of ungovernable temper,
maddened by an attempt to arrest him,
George Stlllwell this afternoon shot and
mortally wounded City Marshal Robert
Coulter, aged 62, and Justice A. E. Mus
grove, aged 65.
Coulter attempted to arrest Stlllwell on
a warrant charging him with disturbing 1
the peace. Stlllwell shot Coulter In the 1
stomach and In the shoulder. Stlllwell '
then ran up the street and shot Mungrave
In the head because. It Is said, the justice
had recently sent him to Jail for fifteen
days on a charge of disorderly conduct.
Stlllwell then went home, reloaded his re
volver, took a rifle and started across the
country with a posse of armed citizens,
led by Mayor Ketcham, In pursuit. When
the posse overtook the fugitive, he took
a position behind a tree and held the cltl
sens at bay for nearly an hour. Stlllwell
was wounded several times and dropped to
his knee, but continued to shoot until a
bullet stuck In the barrel of hla rifle. The
posse closed In on him, riddling him with
bullets. None of the posse was hit.
FOUR-"INJURED IN COLLISION
Conductor of Work Train Fprarets
Time of Throoa-h Freight and
OSKALOOSA, la.. Dec. 10. (Special Tel
egram.) A Rock Island through freight,
west bound, and a work train going east,
had a head-end collision In this city at 1
o'clock this afternoon. Four people were
badly Injured and two engines destroyed.
John Hoover, section hand; both legs
Dave Anderson, section hand; leg broken
John Shea, section hand; ankle broken.
J. Fogerty, section hand; bruised and
The engine men "saved themselves by
Jumping. The work train, running on gen
eral orders, forgot the regular freight and
ran on Its time. They came together at the
foot of a grade while running at the rate
of thirty miles an hour. The work train,
pushing two cars of rails, was Jammed
through the boiler of tha freight engine.
OWA STUDENT IS SUICIDE
Beeomes Despondent at Fa 11 1 u a; In
Examination and Cats His
OTTTJMWA, la., Deo. 19. Because he
thought he bad tailed to pass his exami
nation Everett Herman, Malcolm, la., a
student at the Iowa Wesleyan university,
committed suicide today by cutting his
throat with a raior. The blade went to
the bone, but did not cut the Jugular vein,
but the boy died five hours after.
Bold Robbery at Marshall town.
MARSH ALLTOWN, la., Dec. 8. (Spe
cial.) A bold robbery occurred here, when
thieves entered the room of Claud H.
Brock, In the court house, and while he
slept stole from the pockets of hla trou
sers S3S In cash and a check for $100. Early
In the evening - Brock had discovered two
men In the corridors of the court house
and ordered them out. They pretended to
be Intoxloated, but this Is believed to have
been, only a ruse. The south door of the
basement to the court Jiouse was found to
be unlocked and It Is supposed the thieves
gained entrance there. Brock Is employed
as assistant Janitor and sleeps In the
We have the finest line of diamonds carried by any concern of the kind in the
west. Our ttonea are imported directly to na and are valuable gems. We are Bell
iripr them at the lowest possible price, but every dollar invested in one of our
diamonds is worth dollar for dollar anywhere iu the world.
Our Big Line of Watches
will pleape you. We keep only timers that are recognized as the world's leaders'
For thU reason, wheji you buy a watch at our store you can depend upon its value
both as to material and workmanship and time. We will make your Christmas
Open evenings. We do fine engraving,
fMERRIAM MARES A DENIAL
gayg He Hat Charged Ho Extravagant Fees
.mi t Mrm.i I
Agamrt Insurance Companies.
cri err PIAWS FOR THF IOWA BUILDING
Supreme Conrt Passes t'pon a Nnmher
of Cases, Among- Them Afllrmlnsj
Cnnvlrtlon of Rale for
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
DES MOINES, Doc. 19. (Special. ) State
lnK examinations not needed
extravagant charges therefor. The matter
was taken up in the state executive coun
cil, of which he Is a member, and discussed
with a view to seeing If something could
not be done to prevent his examinations,
and It was decided that the governor should
refer the matter to the attorney general
for his opinion. This has not yet been
done. Mr. Merrlam makes complete denial
of the charges which have been made by
Insurance men. He denies that be ever
charged a fee of $250 for two half days'
work In making an examination. He says
that all the examinations made were In
pursuance of notices sent regularly long
ago, and that the companies have made no
objection to his examinations save possibly
In two Instances. He denies that the In
surance companies are leaving the state
because of tilB examinations and exorbitant
j charges or oppression. A few companies
I have left the state, and the number will
probably be four before the end of the year,
but these have all left because of the
standard policy prepared by the attorney
general and promulgated by the state au
ditor. The story that a large number of
the companies had left the state Is en
tirely false. Mr. Merrlam does not Intend
to ask for an Investigation, or to call for
specifications, but says he Is ready to con
fer with members of tho executive council
or others at any time and state the situa
Iowa at St. I.ools Exposition.
The Iowa commission on the Louisiana
Purchase exposition has been in session
all day considering the plans for the build
ing to be erected and the selection of a
The commission this afternoon selected
a design for the Iowa building. It being a
handsome one, with a central tower. Tho
design selected was prepared by Proud
foot ft Bird of Des Moines, and they will
supervise the construction,
building will be $44,000.
The cost of the
The commission decided upon dividing
the work Into thirteen different depart
ments and assigning one member to each
of the departments and. a committee was
appointed today to make this assignment.
A large number of applications have been
received for places with the commission.
Mnrder Case Affirmed.
The Iowa supreme court today decreed
that J. W. Sale must ' serve hU fourteen
years sentence for killing James Robin
son at Shenandoah during the district fair
a few years f.go. Sale-and Robinson had a
quarrel over their gambling of the night
previous and a fight erfBUed, in which' Sale
stabbed Robinson to death and afterward
expressed satisfaction therein.
Gets Third TrlaU
A reversal on second appeal waa on
of the rare events of the day. In the
case of the conviction of Orris Wolf In
Poweshiek county for assaulting Mary A.
Dale, the case goes back for a third trial.
The following are the decisions rendered
State against J. W. Sole, appellant; Page
county, judge Green; second degree mur
der; affirmed; opinion by McClaln.
J. H. Burnett, appellant, against Howard
Hensley: Taylor county, Judge Towner;
fraud; affirmed by Deemer.
Mayette Splcer against Webster City, ap
pellant; Hamilton county. Judge Weaver;
damages; affirmed by I. add.
1'. F. Sullivan aealnnt Lawrence Oarvey,
appellant: lease; dismissed by the court.
J. W. Bishop, appellant, against O'Brien
county; O'Brien county. Judge Gaynor;
affirmed bv the court.
Sioux Pity St. Paul Railway Company,
appellant, against O'Brien County; O'Brien
county, Judge. Oaynor; recovery of taxes;
affirmed by Weaver.
Sheldon A Sheldon, appellants, against
Blgclow ft Blgelow; Story county. Judge.
Whltaker; reversed by Eherwln.
Silas Cory, appellant, agiinst Fort Dodge;
Webster county, Judge Whltaker; reversed
ADAMS QUITS THE COLLEGE
President of Baptist Institution at
Des Moines Tenders nesla;aa
tlon to Directors.
DES MOINES, la. Dee. 18. President
George D. Adams of the Des Moines col
lege, the educational Institution of the Bap
tist church in Iowa, has resigned and Dr.
J. K. Richards of this city has been chosen
to fill his place temporarily.
A committee of prominent Baptists,
headed by President Harper of Chicago uni
versity, has been named to select' a new
Injured While Flsrhtlns; Fire.
FORT DODGE, la., Dec. 19. (Special Tel
egram.) Harvey Marsh, an employe of the
Humboldt steam laundry, was almost over
come by amoke while engaged In fighting a
fire In the basement of the laundry on
Thursday evening. 'He and hla companion,
named Wler. were badly burned about the
hands. The building caught fire from the
explosion of a gasoline tank In the base
ment. The damage was confined to the ma
chinery and will not be heavy.
iazzling and Brilliant
C3AD U. L1FFERT,
Diamond Solitaires $ 7.00 to 351)0.00
Diamond Pendants $25.00 to $500.00
Diamond and Pearl Brooches $15.00 to $ 85.00
Signet Rings from $ 3.00 to $ 20.00
Round Lockets from $ 2.00 to $ 20.00
Watch Fobs in GolJ $ 2.00 to $ 25.00
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MAY DISFRANCHISE SOUTH
OongTesa Way Have to Act if Blacks Are
JUDGE SPEER SPEAKS OF NEGRO DANGER
Fears Nothing; from Race Domination,
but Wishes Iarnorant and Worth
less Electors Disfranchised In
All Parts of Land.
BUFFALO, Dec. 19. Judge Emory Speer,
speaking before the Independent club of
Buffalo tonight, said In part:
The history of reconstruction has left
I an indelible Impression upon the minds of
j the southern people. The words "negro
i domination" can Invoke a hideous spectre
which will not down.
In the recent election the government
l received the approbation of the people of
; every northern and western state; but the
I solid south Is Immovable. Of the 125 repre
sentatives from that homogenous Ameri
can population only four are In apparent
, sympathy with those measures of the gov
ernment through which the people of the
I United States have attained a plane of
prosperity unexampled nnd the country
Itself the status of a world power at once
so equable and Irreslstable that the au
i thorltatlve expression of the people's will
j seems to have the force and effect of lnter-
national law. While this Is true. It Is also
l true that multitudes of southern men of
j the most forceful character are In full
accord with these policies. Our reflecting
people know that If the economic policies
of the administration were reversed a wave
or nannruptcy would overwhelm our every
Yet they vote with mechanical
I reiteration agalnat every point.
ran important um,
The fear of an Impossible negro suprem
acy Is the only obstacle. The remedy s-ems
to be as obvious as Just. It Is to be found
In the enartment of Impartial laws for
white and black alike which will admit
to the franchise the Intelligent, upright and
responsible of both races and exclude the
venal, the Ignorant and the worthless, and i
such measures need not be confined to the I
southern states. The polyglot vote of our
great cities, because more effective, seems
not infrequently not less dangerous to sane
fcovernment than the massed votes of tho
A danger to the welfare of the southern
states Is the possible reduction of the exist
ing number of representatives apportioned
to millions of this population whose men
of voting age are by state action denied the
suffrage. This may any day startle the
country as nothing has done since the re
construction era. A majority of congress
has the power If It Is so willed. No meas
ure, however stringent, will be effective for
good government or stable prosperity If it
engenders the universal hostility of a
resolute people. But It Is at least timely
to stimulate prorouna
among the people which may avoid
necessity of a measure so drastic,
KICK OF HORSE IS FATAL
Hoofs Animal Strike Tour Man
Over tho Heart and Ho
' Dies Instantly.
MAR8H ALLTOWN, la., Dec. 19. (Spe
cial Telegram.) While showing a young
horse at a public sale, near here, Harvey
St. Clair, aged 21, was kicked Just over
the heart, dying Instantly.
He was married about two weeks ago
and his bride's father died Just a month
New Remedy that Destroys
Nothing Is more annoying to men or
women of middle age when they notice that
their hair Is growing thinner, when they
must admit that the first Indications of
baldheadedness have commenced to appear.
Many would give a thousand dollars and
more for a remedy with which to preserve
their natural head dress. However, they
don't need to. Newbro's Herplclde re
moves the effect of dandruff by destroying
the cause, the only dandruff cure that
actually destroys the dandruff germ.
CANAL TREATY IS POSTPONED
Negotiations with Colombia Hot
Likely to lie Concluded Before
First of Year.
WASHINGTON. Dec. 19. Confirmation
of the Panama canal treaty wltb Colombia
has again been moved Into the future and
It Is now said that no treaty can be ex
pected before Christmas and probably not
until the beginning of next year.
Strikes at Their Hoot.
Many dangerous diseases begin In
pure blood. Electric Bitters purifies
blood and cures or no pay. Only 60c.
sale by Kuhn ft Co.
.409 Broadway, Council Bluffs
SILVER PATTERNS CARRIED IN COMPLaETK ASSORTMENT,
NEW PATTERNS NEW TRICES.
THE GEYSERS J
j I of California are of wonderful interest, and
II among the most readily accessible of California's t
FJ natural curiosities. They are about one hun- I
rS Jred miles north of San Francisco. Though i
!he a,titude oi the geysers is about two thousand
ce. the distance from the sea makes the days
dry and warm, and the nights cool.
it Watt-' iTWw Tr,0Dm.r,?.-NoTcLrn-.: f
11 H ' VsfXy ol cars acton the continent ti
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V ITT TICKET OFFICE, 1.124 FAR AM ST. Cr
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A Simple Homo Troatmont Which Never Fails
- to Restore Full Strength and
Vigor of Youth.
SEWT FREE T ALL
Tfcr ta He longr aoy m4 fer man to suffer
from loat Tin lily, night Ionm. rartcocal. u.,
hn it can t cured lmot Ilk roft In t
srlrai-r at roui own bom u4 niter null wuli
rtn ta full trn(th aid vigor t youth br
linpl rmd which any moa otn u. Slu.pljr
and rour nam and ddra to ta Dr. Kupp
Medical Co , " Hull BuUlldlng, Mtrall, Mick.,
and thr "l'l gladly anS jo th Doctor" roll pro
scription froo and etrcrrtklns miiT ,ur ule
nd laitlng cur.
Th following, takaa trsa thalf sallr stall, ah
what man rar who ha takou advantag ul
grand fr oBor.
Dar Sir PIao acoopt B7 tbaak tor
goara ot roooat 4ats. I hate Straw, row ItoMomb
JVt DON'T FORGET YOUR p?
The Only Natural American Cathartic
Water. A recognized cure for Consti
pation. It keeps your liver acting and
your system perfect. At your Druggist.
Large bottle, 35c; small bottle, 15c.
tosputy Mat TuwsrtDavrUa '
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AND A HAPPY HOME
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a. tt m -r. .-rLiv bkt I nedd. Strength
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