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Oatellar Prebyteriaa Church the Eoeca of
an Iapresjiye Ceremony.
Presbytery f Omaha the
I)oBd Bftnrm the People a.d the
Preacher Who la Ra
Their Leader.
The Impressive ordination service of the
Presbyterian church waa observed last
evening, when the preabytery of the
city of Omaha assisted In the Installation
and formal ordination of Walter S. Rey
Holds an the new pastor of the' Caatellar
Btreet Presbyterian church. The services
were very largely attended by members of
the churoh;
Seated upon the rostrum were the pas
tors of the churches or that denomination
In this city. Rev. Daniel Grleder of the
First Qorman Presbyterian church preside
as moderator and opened the installing
exercises with an Invocation. Rev. A. 8.
. C. Clarke of the Lowe Avenue church
read the scriptures, after which Rev. Rob.
art Tj. Wheeler, D. D.,' pastor of the South
Omaha Tresbyterian church, preached the
Installation sermon.
'He took for his subject "The Beginning
and Ending of Right Character," and for
his text Hebrew 11:25. He pointed out
the fact that true and righteous living
re characterized and remiltant from three
facts, choosing, striving and enduring In the
Christian religion. The true beginning of
right character Is the right choice. There
Is a transitory pleasure In sin, but Its
end Is destructive. In these days It Is too
easy, he admonished bla congregation, to
forget and find that we are worshiping In
a lavender water religion, and that our
Christianity Is but . Imaginary. No Amer
ican born will deny that there Is a Christ,
he said, though the masses of the Amerl
cans say there la a God. but his laws
won't apply In their everyday business Ufa
and cares. In life's Waterloos Ood sus
tains us by Invisible things.
Charge to the Pastor.
In the absence of Rev. Matthew B. Low
rle the Installation prayer waa offered by
the moderator, who a'sto conducted the ex
amination of the candidate and received the
sanction of the people whom be is to sprve.
The charge of the congregation was de
livered by Rev. Clarence G. Reynolds, pas
tor of the First church of Jollet, 111., who
bade the newly installed pastor a hearty
godspeed. He Informed him that he had
not entered the ministry, but had been born
Into It. He bespoke the consecration of
the new pastor's whole strength to the
service and admonished him to practice
whBt he preached and to live the word at
all times, to be a man of prayer and con
scious of Christian strength. Above all
else be asked that he preach the word and
not worry bis people with higher criticisms.
ine pulpit for the people proclaims the
true doctrines of Christ's words. Perfect
faith means the preaching of the atone
ment. A houae-golng pastor means a
church-going people. He was to make his
church one family In Christ.
, Char to the People.
The charge to the people was delivered
"ty Rt Edwin H. Jenks, D. D., of the First
Church, who urged the members of the
church to stand strongly and firmly by their
new pastor. He admonished them to re
member that the church Is a unity. He
also urged the congregation to pay their
pastor well and not forget that the mints
ters of today al too many, are much under
I paid. ;SnrnMi4,'hha- wilA your love' and
' help him In bl battle by coming to church.
There Is toothing so discouraging as empty
pews and the absence of familiar faces."
After the benediction by Rev. Walter
Reynolds a short reception was held at the
close of the services, that all who were
present might meet and greet the newly In
stalled pastor.
Mr. Reynolds came to Castellar church
last September, since when he haa served
that people. He Is a graduate of Wooster
university and the McCormlck Theological
somlnary. His early ministerial training
was received while acting as assistant
pastor of the Third Presbyterian church In
Chicago. Rev. Reynolds will reside with
his family at 2615 South Fifteenth street.
Xero Weather la Predicted to Greet
lasts Claua la Omaha)
It la quite probable that Santa Claus will
not be put to the annoying Inconvenience
of bringing his own weather with him
when he comes to Omaha on his Chrlatmas
eve rounds. Weather Forecaster Weloh
has promised to do this much to lighten
the burden of good old Saint Nick, and so
the frosty bearded old fellow may be ex
pected to bring a bigger load of presents.
Mr. Welch haa sent for a fresh assort
ment of genuine wlater weather and he
expects the first consignment In by 4
o'clock this afternoon, and Is quite con
fident that by evening the mercury will
descend to sero at least, so that by the
' time Santa Claua makes hla sly advent
there Is little dqubt that he will find things
doing In the weather line.
Omaha Wearers of the Aatler Pay
a UUle Trtbate to Manager
Omaha lodge No. 39 of Elks' tendered
Manager Relter of the Orpbeum a testi
monial last night in the shape of a fra
ternal visit. The members occupied seats
in ft body on the first floor. Juat after the
Interlude by the ercheatra, Mr. Relter waa
called . before the curtain. He responded
with little speech, thanking the brother
forth pleasure and honor, .and told sev
eral of his latest stories, which elicited
enthusiastic applause. He waa just about
to exit, when Brother Page stepped onto
the stage and In"' the behalf of the lodge
preaeated the popular manager with a
handsome umbrella appropriately Inscribed
for the occasion.
Caanlaar Street Merchaat Salter aad
Two Mea Are Held at the
J. N. Nelson, who conduct a dry goods
Store at 2222 Cuming street, was victimized
yesterday to the cite at of $30 la money and
15 worth of merchandise through the me
dium of a forged check.' A man, a stranger
to the shopkeeper, bought a bill of goods
amounting to $S aad In payment presented a
eh,ck for $35 drawn by W. U Seabroo of
lut North Sixteenth street, the payee being
Fig prune Cereal
Tatte like Coffee Better than Coffee. The secret U ta
tha perfect bleading and roaatinf of fruit and grain.
ftOU) BY AU QROCat&a.
' George Button or bearer. The customer
I (aid that he i Button and that he lived
I at lll Cuming aireet. When the forgery
I was discovered Detective. Donahue and
Heltfeld were put I to work on the ease.
Frank Belt of 2624 Bherman avenue and
James ftchulti of Forty-ninth street and
Cnderwood avenue were last night ar
rested. it was thought that either one
of them approximated the description of
' 4 1 1 V I . 1 . . ... .
' mici a given oy nelson, mey win o
brought before the latter for Identification.
luv kt.f
Miss Mary Munchoff In a song recital.
The program:
Polonaise, op ... Paderewskl
Mr. Gahm.
II Penslernso o. F. Handel
With flute oMIgato by Mr. I'ederscn.
(R)t'aro mlo ben Q. ot
(b) Itc-rceuBe . Wagner
r Staiidchen J. Brahms
(d Halrienroalelr. F. Schubert
(e Auftrage R. Schumann
tf) Pastorale Utaet
Miss Munchoff.
a) Gavotte .....Oluck-Brahms
(b) Dais, Petite (c) Menuet Moderne....
Joseph Gahm
Mr. Gahm.
Mary of Allendale Hook
Pastoral , Verncinl
Vullaby (Dedicated to Mis Munchoff)
. J. Gahm
The Nightingale A. Alableff
Variations i r.Proch
Mies Munchoff.
The triumDh which was accorded tn Mlsa
Mary Munchoff at the Boyd ' last night,
when she appeared In her first home con
cert after many years of foreign study,
was a triumph of which she Is assuredly
' proud, and the memory of which will last
until she has sung her last aong on this
sphere, which heaven grant may be very
many years distant.
It was a coronation! The crown of lov
ing sympathy woven with sterling appre
ciation and golden approbation was placed,
not on the brow, but on the heart of the
singer who came back to her own people
and who was by them received right roy
ally, and while acclamation poured forth
the oil of comfort she was hailed and
anointed and crowned as an artist and as
an example of success through earnest
I Miss Munchoff haa worked Incessantly,
! intelligently and bravely, patiently search
ing for the true art path and walking In it
She has not hurried. She has succeeded,
and Omaha Is proud of her achievement.
She Is an example for all students to
look to, and her work last night will have
Its effect In many an Omaha studio for
the next few months, students will be en
thused and teachers will find their work
more earnestly absorbed.
Miss Munchoff haa been somewhat unfor
tunate, since her arrival In this country,
In having a press agent (whoever he' may
be) whose Idea seems to be that she should
be "clrcussed," to use an advertising
phrase. It Is not necessary to boom her
as "America's greatest soprano," nor Is It
( prudent to advie the public that she Is a
second Patti, or the superior of Mclba or
. Bombrlch, that she taught German v whnt
coloratura singing Is, etc
Such statements are Intrinsically and
historically Incorrect and are absolutely
unnecessary. She Is the "first Mary
Munchoff," artist and her place Is hers and
no one, else's; it Is an enviable place,
which she herself has made, and it can
stand on Its own merits absolutely.
Critics have differed and will differ as
to Miss Munchoffs classification, most of
them considering her a pure example of
colorature singing, of which Emma Nevada
Is a splendid type, and of which many
discerning ones consider Mme. Nevada the
absolute-monarch. . ..' y;
After hearing Mary Munchoff last night,
in various kinds of work the impression
grew upon the musical critic of The Bee
that Miss Munchoff is notably a "lleder"
singer, an adept at the difficult and oft
attempted field the classic song.
A critic Is not entitled to any considera
tion If he does not support his opinion by
evidence, and therefore It devolves upon
the present writer to state that in defense
of his position he notices in Miss Munchoff
a fascinating power of Interpretation, a
wonderful command of the beautiful and
elusive "mezsa voce" and a wealth of tone
color, In the lower registers especially.
Bhe has also that gift of expressing by
her countenance, sincerely and without
mannerism, the meaning and sentiment of
what she sings.
In fact. It is In her colorature work that
any mannerism Is noted unworthy of such
an artist, namely a tendency to terminate
a cadence by closing the mouth suddenly,
and an Inclination to close the eyes In
ecurlng certain pianissimo. These are
trifles, but Miss Munchoff Is a great artist
and as such she cannot afford to do any.
thing Inelegant.
In colorature work, roulades, trills and
"shakes" the artist showed a magnificently
trained organ, and the months and months
and years of careful, conscientious study
and practice bore fruit last night. Her
trill is like the rippling tone of a rare
bird of song, and In her "Nachtlgall"
song she literally and actually was a
glorious "nightingale." Her runs and
arpeggios were not always as "clean" as
one might look for, but yet hex work was
always dainty. Flexibility, she has, flor.
Idlty, she has, It must be admitted, but
nevertheless, while not criticising her s
a colorature singer, the thought impresses
Itself that she Is primarily a heart-singer
and she sends her tones right bom.
Mr. Joseph Gahm played two numbers
and responded to generous encores; par
ticularly enjoyable were the compositions
of his own. His "Lullaby," sung by Mlsa
Munchoff (to whom it Is dedicated), was
vociferously applauded and repeated, after
being beautifully and poetically sung. Mr.
Oahm also played most artistic accompani
ments and some of them were very din
cult. Mr. Pedersen played a most effective Bute
obligate THOMAS J. KELLY.
A Iraathblew to Malaria.
Electric Bitters kill and expel malaria
fever and ague or no pay. Only 60o. For
sale by Xuhn a Co.
Marriage Mceasea.
These marriage licenses were Issued yes
terday; Name and Residence. A re
William Smith. South Omaha i
Grace Dunn. South Omaha..... u
James J. Condon, Omaha 14
Mary F. Roach. Omaha n
Henry C. I-ander, Omaha (4
Annie L. McDonald, Providence, Pa M
Oodlove 8. Johnson, Omaha jj
Florence E. McCartney, Omaha 21
Pharlea N. McKlnney, Harrison Co., Ia.. 37
May J. Dempale. Harrison Co., la '.. 27
James T. Fry. Klkhorn. Neb U
Clara M. W'idgery, Elkhorn, Neb 23
Michael Leragh. Sjuth Omaha 2
Bridget McShan. South Omaha XI
Mlalster from Eeaador Arrives.
NEW YORK, Dee. 23-Dr. Alfred
Paqueriao. minister of Ecuador to the
I n Hod States, arrived today on the ateamer
Alliance from Colon.
i "
Power Canal Ordinaries u Amended bj
Haicail ii Passed.
Meaat Moves Tea Anaeadaaeats Dr
slaaerl to Render Franchise t ae
leaa to the Promoter aad
They Are Adopted.
By a vote of 5 to J, Haarall, Hoye, Mount,
Whlteborn and Karr voting together and
Burkley being absent, the city council re
fused to pass the Rosewater franchise ordi
nance without amending it In a manner
which is said by Mr. Rosewater to be ab
solutely subversive of the ends which he
seeks to accomplish In the construction of
a water power electrical plant for Omaha.
The question did not come up until a
greater part of the business of the evening
had been disposed of and then upon mo
tion of Mr. Hascall the ordinance was
brought up, and Mr. Mount moved ten
amendments, nine of them Inserting in the
various sections of the ordinance as pre
viously published after the words "Andrew
Rosewater, his successors or assigns," the
words "or any other person or corporation
who may accept the terms or conditions of
this ordinance, their successors or as
signs," and the other providing that the
franchise shall be forfeited If the plant is
not In active operation at the expiration of
three years from the date of the ordinance.
The amendments were seconded by Mr.
As soon as they were offered Councilman
Zlmman moved that the ordinance be re
committed to the Judiciary committee tor
further consideration, so the councllmen
could give the proposed amendments some
consideration. Mr. Hascall opposed the
Challenges Sincerity of Majority.
Mr. Lobeck said that If the opponents of
the Rosewater ordinance were sincere- In
their desire to have a power plant con
structed they would not oppose this ordi
nance, but would prepare another providing
for a franchise open to the first comer and
both ordinances might be submitted to the
people of the city at the same election, per
mitting the voters to select the one which
they may desire. After Mr. Trostler had
advised the council to defeat the ordinance
In toto rather than attempt to kill It by
amendments, a vote was taken and the
amendments adopted by the vote given
Mr. Hascall then moved that the ordi
nance as amended be ordered engrossed and
that the city clerk be Instructed to pub
lish the ordinance as engrossed for two
weeks as required by law. Mr. Zlmman a
an amendment offered a concurrent resolu
tion providing for the same course. The
amendment was lost and the Hascall mo
tion carried by the same vote, with the ex
ception of Howe, who voted In the affirma
tive on both the motion and the amend
ment. Charge of Connlvaaee.
An unusual thing occurred when the clerk
reported the result of advertisement for
propoaals for the purchase of strips of
ground on either side of Twelfth street
north of Nicholas street, the bids received
being from Adams Kelly, $150; C. B. Den
ney, agent, $208, and T. F. Bwift, 3305. As
soon as the report was read' Mr. Hascall
moved that the matter be referred to the
building and property committee, saying
that the property could not be sold to any
one but the owner of the abutting prop
erty unless an easement , is, given that
owner. Mr.. Lobeck said tha. he had been
informed by Mr. Kelly of tho firm of Adams
ft Kelly that one of the other bidders had
called the firm up by telephone and told
It that Its bid was lower than another and
that the successful bidder would withdraw
for a consideration. The highest bidder
was T. F. Swift, who was in the hall, and
as soon as Mr. Lobeck had made his state
ment Mr. Swift was on his feet.
"I have heard that statement before," he
said, "and have heard my name connected
with it and I desire to say that It Is ab
solutely false so far as I am concerned, as
I have made no such representations."
The matter was referred. Later in the
evening a communication was received from
Adams ft Kelly asking that Twelfth street
north of Nicholas be made fifty-two feet
wide Instead of 100 feet, as at present, and
offering $900 for the strips taken from the
width of the street The company said that
plans are already prepared for the con
struction of a new factory building at that
place and the additional ground Is needed
to carry out the project, the price offered
the city being the same as that paid for
similar ground recently.
For Charter Amendment.
A communication was received from the
mayor asking the council to take steps to
secure the co-operation of the Douglas
county delegation In the Nebraska legisla
ture for certain amendments to the city
charter whereby some of the Important
funds of the city may be Increased to the
Improvement of the service. The matter
was referred to the president of the coun
cil, with power to act for the body.
The ordinance providing tor the creation
of street Improvement district No. 810 was
passed and because of the failure of the
owners of the abutting property to desig
nate the character of the paving in that
district, the ordinance provides that Dodge
street from the east side of Twenty
seventh avenue to the weat side of Twenty
ninth avenue shall be paved with sheet
asphaltum and curbed with combination
curbs and guttering.
Resolutions were passed providing for
the payment to George R. Crandall, J. p.
Connolly and John F. Dalley, sewer con
tractors, money retained in the guaranty
fund until the work had been found satis
factory. This money, together with money
due on the partial estimate of C. D. Wood
worth, will be paid as soon as funds are
Lla-ht Dills Ordered Paid.
The same action was taken on certain
bills of the Omaha Gas company and the
Globe Light and Heating coming for the
months of September and October, which
had been held out of former appropriation
sheets, but this action was not taken until
after the comptroller had reported that he
had Investigated the matter and recom
mended the payment. The payment was or
dered over the protest of Mr. Zlmman.
Upon the recommendation of the finance
ccmmlttee $2M was placed at the disposal
of the city engineer from the general fund.
The regular appropriation ordinance was
passed. Hoye, Whitehorn and Zlmman vot
ing in the negative.
Councilman Burkley was exeused from
attending the meeting.
Two lowaas Find So Troable la Dla.
lasj af Thae la
A $75 gold watch and a missing portion
of a bank roll are the links la toe chain of
evidence which hold Frankie Baker and
Mary Haley, 1021 Capitol avenue, prison
ers at police headquarters, while Chris
Lock ub and Chris Sorensen, two residents
of Iowa, claim they are the aggrieved par
ties. The men came to town Monday and
visited at No. 102L The watch waa missed
seme time later, gorenaen, la the role of
a detective, went to recover It and Is said
to have been "touched" for $76. Both men
appeared at police headquarters yesterday
afternoon and the women were promptly
Their Report Demoralising! Effects
from Low Reaorte Near Fort
A report of the officers at Fort Leaven
worth, Kan., on the subject of the canteen
at that post has been received at the army
headquarters here. They are unanlmoualy
In favor of the re-establlshment of the can
teen. Under the present conditions It Is
asserted the neighborhood of the post Is
surrounded by evil houses and low saloons,
which are constantly making trouble and
which are ruining the morals of the younger
soldiers. It Is also pointed out that a can
teen maintained In an orderly manner ac
cording to military discipline would not
only be the means of keeping the soldiers
orderly, but the profits of the canteen, re
verting to the soldier, would give the men
an Increase of luxuries on their table. The
city authorities of Leavenworth have united
with the army officials there to try and
close or at least reduce and regulate the
saloons and houses about the post.
W. H. Dnnwoodlo Say Coal Banal? I
Important Question la
the Worth.
W. H. Dunwoodte, one of Minneapolis'
prominent millers, and his wife passed
through Omaha yesterday enrout to Colo
rado Springs. They stopped several hours
In the city Mr. Dunwoodle at one time
supplied Omaha with a large portion of Its
flour and retains a natural Interest In the
city, with whoss progressive spirit he was
much impressed.
The matter of coal supply, Mr. Dunwoodle
said, was one of great Interest Just now in
the frozen north and yet, he said, the big
mills had not suffered from any dearth.
As they use water power mostly, only sup
plementing with steam, they are not In a
way to endure severe hardship from the
lack of coal.
Senator Dwlicht M. Sabla.
CHICAGO, Dec. 23. Former United States
Senator Dwlght M. Sabln of Minnesota died
suddenly early this morning In his apart
ments at the Auditorium annex. Senator
Sabln had been a guest of the hotel since
November t, being accompanied by his wife
and daughter. He was stricken with heart
failure about 11 o'clock last night and a
physician was summoned. He found Mr.
Sabln Is a dying condition and beyond medi
cal aid. The patient remained unconscious
for upward of an hour and the end was
peaceful. For twenty-five years he was
prominent in national republican politics,
being a member of the national republican
committee from 1878 to 1884 and Its chair
man from 1882 to 1884.
( Late St. Joseph Mayor's Mother.
RT. JOPBPH, Dec. 23! Mrs. Grace Combe,
aged 72, mother of ex-Mayor John Combe,
died here today after a short Illness. She
was born In Scotland, became a convert
early In life to the Presbyterian faith and
took a conspicuous part, In religious mat
ter In the west.
John Armstrong;.
' ABERDEEN, S. V,, iDee. 23. (Special
Telegram.) John Armstrong, a prominent
citizen of Desmet, 8. D.r was found dead. In
his bed at the Ward hotel this morning.
He retired In apparent, good health last
evening. Death supposed to be due to heart
A (hsnntna Heater.
Bucklen'a Arnica Salve, the oest tn ths
world, cure cuts, vornt. burns, bolls, ulcers,
sores and piles or no pay. 25c. For sal
by Kuhn d: Co.
Iaarleslde Outsider Wla by Head,
Oaly One First Choice Scor
ia; Victory.
SAN FRANCISCO. Dec. 28.-Raclng at
Ingleslde today was marked by close fin
ishes and the defeat of favorites, only one
first choice getting hoine in front. The
weather was fine and the track good.
Minder carried off the riding honors bv
landing three winners. On two occasions
he beat Ransch by a head when the latter
boy was on a favorite.
First race, seven furlongs, selling: Hun
garian won. Hutch Miller second, Nannie
Nolan third. Time: 1:30. .
Second race, futurity course: The Weave
won, Mllaspinl second. Blackthorn third.
Time: 1:13H.
Third race, seven-eighths of a mile, sell
ing: Klckum Bob won, Parsifal second
St. Rica third. Time: l!29. """" Becon.
Fourth race, one mile and a sixteenth,
selling: Ian Tar won, Artllla second, Qa
lanthu third. Time: 1:60.
Fifth race, eleven-sixteenth of a mile,
selling: May Joslin won. The Major sec
ond. Little Margaret third. Time: 1:094.
Sixth race, one mile, purse: Diderot won
IUowaho second. Marque third. Time: 1:43.
New Orleans Steward Refaae Entries
from Raelasj Firm aad Coatlaao
Jockey' Snapeaaloa. -
NEW ORLEANS. Dee. J3.-Fadlng Light,
Hayward Hunter and Flo Carllne were the
winning favorites today. The stewards
have recommended that entries of horse
belonging to tne lirm of Hatfield St Ownby
De refused for the remainder of the meeting
and also that the auopenalon of Jockey
Hicks be continued Indefinitely.
Weather fair, track fast. Hesulta:
First race, five furlongs: Fading Light
won, Sweet Nell second, Candareen third.
Time: 1:03.
Second race, selling, seven furlongs: Paul
Creton won Tlllo second. Play Like third.
Time: 1:291-6,
Third race, selling, one mile and a six
teenth: uvla won, Charlce Ramey sec
ond, Nettle Reg' nt .hlrd. Time: 1:608-5.
fourth race, hanulcap, one mile and a
quarter: Major Waulr won, Barrack sec
ond. Jssle Jarhoe third. T'me: un.
Fifth race, selling, one mile and five fur
longs: Hayward won. Lady Ohorlttter sec
ond. Cogswell third. Time: 1:62 -6
Bixth race, one mile: Flo Carllne won,
WMful cond. Handsplnner third. Time:
Wilt the Bowler.
,A ytT.r In'ereeUng match occurred on th
Oat City bowling alley last night between
two three-men teams. Score:
,. M. Id. 4th. Sth.T't'l.
O Martin u li 149 161 160 774
10 1 12 174 177 Kh3
Velty 2o4 U3 2U 164 141 M
Total 633 alat "ali 4h "dTIJ t669
,, ! d. 3d. 4th. 6th.T t l.
"u Ii7 la 146 111 lh 7K
Howard 1M It) 161 17.J J4t 7B7
M. L. Martin Ut 146 2uu ttt 17 j
Totals 611 4CT6o"m Z 246S
Batterworth I Athlelle Director.
CHICAGO. Dee. 2J.-Horace Butterworth
has been appointed director of physlral
culture and athletic at th Northwestern
university, taking the place of Dr. Hul
!',er.. .Mr- """"worth Is a graduate of
the I'nlversliy of Chicago nd ha been
an Instructor of gymnastics at the univer
sity since 1SS2. Lately, In addition to .giv
ing instruction, h haa been manage of
Huoae Fall to Bowler.
BOONE, la.. Dec il Th. All-Am.rtcan
bowler beat th Koon team today Five
game were played. In whlrb Boone' total
x-ur waa t.Ust; All-Ainertiaiis, 1 Ml x
two-men contest of three game between
Peterson and Voorhle of th All-Amrtca
team and Crowley and Sha unweber of
Hoone resulted In a Bears at Lyj7 fur liuona
to U tar Ui AU-AmMlcaa,
DECEMHEK 24, 1002.
Broken Appear at High School to Discount
Teacher' Warrants.
Tarkey Belling; oa Loral Market at
Very Hlch Price Christmas Mall
I EseeedlnKty Heavy
Magle City Ooaalp.
Balary warrants tor the teacher In the
public schools were Issued yesterday aft
ernoon, the schools closing for the usual
holiday vacation. Something unusual was
witnessed at the high school build. n when
the teachers emerged from the office of the
secretary, where the warrants for De
cember were given out. Several Investors
were on hand with cash In their clothes for
the purpose of cashing the teachers' war
rants, naturally at a discount. Quite a
number of the teachers sold their warrants
to the money lenders who hovered outside,
but some walked straight to the city treas
urer's omce, where they were given face
Value for their paper.
It Is a well known fact that the school
fund are exhausted, and that all warrants
draw Interest at the rate of T per cent
Hence the rush for securities of this kind.
Some of the members of the Board of
Education are not In favor of the action
taken by warrant brokers yesterday, and 1
atop will doubtless be put to the praotlce j
or permitting money lenders from fre
quenting the high school grounds on teach
ers' pay day.
The teachers who cashed their warrants
at the city treasurer's offlc were not
charged any discount, as there wss enough
money on hand to pay off the few who
Now the school district fund Is entirely
exhausted and from this time on it will
be necessary for the people to pay a high
rate, of Interest for all salaries and ex
penses contracted by the Board of Educa
tion. That there will be another big over
lap In the high school funds Is evident to
anyone who haa looked Into the affairs of
the board.
An advertisement Is now running In one
of the local papers asking for bids for ad
ditional steam heating apparatus for a
four-room addition to Lowell school. Plans
of the apparatus desired may be seen at
the office of the architect of the board
and all bids must be accompanied by a
certified check for 2100. As usual, the
board reserves the right to reject any or
all bid. These bids are to be turned over
to the board not later than 8 p. m. on
Monday, January 6.
The Installation of this heating plant
at this time will only tend to Increase the
overlap and thus Increase the amount of
Interest now being paid on the school debt.
Turkey Cot Money.
First-class turkey are scarce and are
selling tor from 21 and 25 cents a pound.
Some frozen stock held over Is being sold
at rates less than those mentioned. Hotel .
keepers and proprietor of restaurant are 1
wondering what to do for Chrlstma. With
turkey at 25 cent a pound they say that
no money can be made by serving a meal
and many of the restaurants will provide
the usual weekday menu for guests.
Heavy Chrlstma Malla.
On account of the heavy malls Postmas
ter Etter has been compelled to put on ad
ditional help. This additional help, how
ever, Is allowed by the postal department
during the holiday season without a spe
cial requisition, as It Is customary. All of
the carrier going out from the. central
postofflce are loaded down these days, and
In many Instances It Is hard work to com
plete the delivery In the time allowed, as
two trips over one route are frequently
necessary on account of the weight to be
carried. With all the extra mail to be
carried few complaints are being made and
the service here Is considered excellent.
Doe Not Make Bluff.
An Omaha yellow journal, through its
South Omaha representative, has seen lit
to state In his paper that Joseph Koutsky,
brother of Mayor Koutsky, Is making a
bluff when he offers a reward of $100 for
the arrest and conviction of anyone sell
ing diseased meat tn South Omaha. When
shown the Item last evening Mr. Koutsky
said that he meant exactly what be said,
and he again stated that the money was
titabllthsd Two Yaara.
Capital $50,000. GRAHAM RICE, Prti't.
Ml Canal St, New Orleans, U.
500 Per Cent
Six S
Our One-Horse-Play Lest Six Days
Wednesday, Scotch Pla d, 7 to 5, wo.1
Thursday, Com Foster, 8 to 5, won
Friday, Swaat Alice, I to 2, won
Saturday, Harry Wilson, I to 3, won
Monday, Old Hutch, 3 to 5, won
Yesterday, Flocarline, I to 6, won
Given good weather and a fair track at New Orleans and we can't lone a bet
for you. Even when the track la bad, the worst we ever get la an even break
Our dispatches Indicate good weather and a good track Indefinitely from now
on and our famous corps of track experts announce that never In the hltitory of
Maxim & Gay Company have they had up their sleeve such a bunch of good
things aa they will spring for the benefit of our clients in the next ten dnys
You can't afford to mUs us from now on. We are clearly in our stride. If yoii
are wise you will tut in and get some of the pickings at once. 5)0 per cent
are the dividends earned past six days, and yet the plays we have made In tbut
period are the most conservative that could have been selected. The six were
sure winners. We never shoot at the moon. The stockholders of the Maxim U
Gay Company bet thousands dally on the one-horse selection nd the money of
our clients la therefore as precisely handled as theirs. The outlook for the
present Is really glowing. The track Is In good condition and promises to re
main so. Our experts are on the ground now a month, and they bare mas
tered every detnll of the game. They look forward for the next fortnight to
the biggest winning percoutage of tbelr career. Hiring along with us, you will
get the money.
We Handle Your Money with Caution
.. u ,urc" of 'lr precautionary measures to surround our tremendou operation
with every safeguard I apparent to all. A every raee-soer realize publicity m to our
rlanne.1 cou.. btfore the racea are run wuuld endanger sure, as and therefore ,w, al
low none. Asa pledge of good faith, the Maxim & Gay Company at pm day
place, in the hand of the editor of the New Orleans Item the s" lection on wMch the
money of our client is to I played, and also mall, to each subscriber tha Tname of
th. selection, auch utter be.rfng a postmark at least one hour prior to tut tin" the
race Is run. W hen p-ally re.jucated the name of the horse and the odd ."cured
ar communicated by te earauh after the rare, to ,.i.-,.,u,. u ouu8 "curl
All money of
hi ..r-C!l!iU ' Plttced, tnrouK('"'-- Sl Uchtensteln. the noted eastern
ho get It down In a dozen cities through agent, and thereby aecurei
bookmaker, w
best reaulta.
I V , u u. nurae, sjau. f or a I1U0 dally ulav on una horaa
h'L K"I r,r,e,r V.Uy? vumt Proportion, ltemlt direct to the Maxim A o,,S
pany, tJt Canal tr. New Orlean. All account received bv ihi Mnim a r?J
tompany will b played by Mr. Bol l.lchtn.iein. o ome Xr iglnt oMhi Ma.lra i
iV'.C, ul-H?ZijLte?uJDT umes all renpon.ibllity for a proper ex
ecution of It allenta' order. Our friends ar
through th mail without registerlurf.
Hit c.hmvkm auceotwl '-- iwxLUUd.
tlra Dnmpt' near neighbor, William Rosa,
Vaa called Ill-Wlll. he wai to crosa.
Jim Dump invited him to tea
And fed him " Force.' He lang-tied with flee,
For " Force " was Just the food for him.
"It filU the Bin," Mid "Sunny Jim."
The tUadv-to-Serv Cereal
brings health
closer than a
Sweet, crisp flaKta
f wheat aad aaalt.
Bat For" threo time a day.
Our people are eating ' Force ' thm Urns a day.
". H. Burma.
on deposit at the Packers' National bank.
Now let some of these fellows who are
hollering go after the money," aald Mr.
Maglo City Ooaalp.
Born, to Mr. and Mr. Prank Mockler, a
The banks and city offices will be closed
all day on Thursday.
Miss Edna Van Arm an haa gone to Indi
ana to visit friend.
A daughter has been born to Mr. and
Mrs. E. E. Trapp, 2027 T street.
Edward Cahnw 1 back from a trip
through the western part of the state.
Clyde Lake, who shot himself a few
nights ago, appears to be doing nicely.
The Lotus club gsve a very enjoyable
dancing party at Masonic hall last night.
A eon has been born to Mr, and Mrs.
William Schneider. Thirty-eighth and 8
Mr. Frank E. Jones haa gone to Harvard
Neb., being called there by the Illness of her
L. A. Sandwlck of No. S Are company has
gone to Marshalltown, la., for a ten day'
The two men Injured In the Burlington
wreck are getting along nicely at the South
Omaha hospital.
The Sunday school of the First Methodist
churoh will ttlve a Christmas entertainment
at the church this evening.
The Baptist Sunday school will hold
Christmas exercises this evening. Gifts
will be made to ihe Child s Saving Institute.
The case of Carrie Homan agntnst the
city will come up In Justice Caldwell's
court today. The plaintiff claims damages
to the extent of t2"0 for personal injuries
ecelved by a fall on a sidewalk.
R. B. Hawley, formerly local manager of
the A. D. T. company In South Omaha, but
now located In New York City, was here
yesterday, the guest of Sam and Harry
The Eastern Star will give a mystery
box social at Masonic hall on the evening
of January 10, instead of on December 31,
3 previously announced. The proceeds will
go for the benefit of the South Omaha
C. n. llennlnger of Grand Island Is at
the Merchants.
Frank A. Qllcrcst of Kearney, Neb., Is In
the city on business.
W. R. Olassle of Bellefourche, S. D., Is
a guest at the Merchants.
, H. M. Arnold, a stockman from Torrlng
ton, Wyo.. is at the Millard.
C. K. Randall, a Newman Grove banker,
Is registered at the Merchants.
Dr. Ralph, city health commissioner,
srer.t yesterday In Kansas City.
John W. Hoffman, fire insurance adjuster
of Kansas Cliy, Is at the Millard.
J. C. Burch and wife have gone to Lima,
O., their old home, to spend the holidays.
8. D., R, J. and V. K. Kllpatrlck, railroad
contractors, are In the city for a few days.
C. N. Miller, an Insurance man from Des
Moines, is one of the old-timer at the
W. H. Croft, a representative of the
bras trust with headquarters at Chicago,
Is at the Millard.
R. McClelland and wife, former resident
of Omaha, but now of Tabor, la,, are
spending a tew day at the Millard.
J. H. Bell, with hi two daughters, Luclle
and Hazel, of York, Neb., are stopping at
the Millard while In the city on a Christ
mas shopping excursion.
Colonel W. H. Phelps of St. Louis, assist
ant general solicitor of the Missouri Paclflo
railroad. Is visiting hla daughter, Mrs. W.
H. Rothert, 807 North Thirty-ninth street.
Bafor th fublle (very Day.
k'oiionai Bcnk References Fumisnel
280 Broadway. New York.
Dividend in 6 Days
For a I dally play" on one hor.
orooar x-
cauuuura against Bending uiunoy
. cry
1 -f350 Piano ) 01011
l--f250 Player) 011111
1 $300 P ano
11225 Playe
Remember, we sell the
Cecilian .ndLyraphonj
Piano Player
The two best players In the world.
Both are 66 note players.
Remember also that most other
Piano riayers are only 58 note play
ers. The CECILIAN haa arperate con
trol of the base and treble, and Is
the only Player capable of the
elastic human touch so much sought
Until January 1st we give free, with
each player purchased, $25 worth of
music and a 10.00 player bench.
Call at our parlors. We are open
evenings until Christmas.
Piano Player Co.
Arlington Block,
Over Morton's Hardware and Hardy's
S9o Store. . .
Why Not
Tou have been to Europe.
Tou have seen Calllornla and
Colorado. Why not try Mex
ico! It Is worth while.
The curious architecture;
the vast plazas, where the en
tire population of the city
gathers nightly to listen to
the stirring strains of a mili
tary band, the rare beauty of
the women; the picturesque
attire of the men; the primi
tive methods of agriculture
thfse are only a lew of the
scores of things that can be
seen and enjoyed In Mexico
Cut out this ad. send It to
us, and we will mall you a
book about Mexico. Tells
Just what you want to know.
Ticket Office, 1323
Farnam St.
In ail Ul.r.A jtiS
of MEN.
12 years of auo
b-ssful practls ia
II CO cur I ' -'r wuuuut liuUus. ptia of
ILLbW Iom of vim Ltsal uraai Is sura
you or munar rfuo4d.
Cyjul I? ran for lit and th ptto
lrlllLI9 Ihorwakljr elnnW tram th
aritm. Scuu vrr tau and rrcpiom aiappra
uinpitlr an lrTr. He "UHEAKINO OUT" ml
th dlu en th skin ar fro. lratmnl ooaula
so augrous drugs or Ifcjatious mMtcio.
VfC .If HEM '"" Elctlx or VICTIMS TO
IjHCAY ib VftVNO and IdlLiLiLIC AOKD: lank or Urn.
vigor and rnath, wita organ impair an waas.
I Curra. s'tatautMd.
I CTDIftTil JC or4 vita a n.w horn trt
wlnlUIUilt ami. h Bala, a tntiaa
Vnm buAifira.
'HINAHV. Klda an Bladdr Troab). Wak
back Burntog Urto, rrquncr of Vrlnallng. tlnao
High Color, or with lr atdlBMat a standi.
, CuaiaaltaUea Vie. Traatmeva by Mall,
I tall jf ndare. lift . 14tb St.
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