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THE OMAHA DAILY JIEK: TUESDAY. JAMIiHY , mon.
NEWS OF INTEREST FROM IOWA.
Pavls sells drugs
For rent, modern notice. T19 fiixth Ave.
fcxnert watrh repairing. Leffert. 4 V Bway.
Officer Ik eelllr.g dwellings cheap. 413 B r
Picture framlrg C. E. Alexander & Co..
Concordia lodge. K nights of rythlas, will
Inetsll officers this evet.lng.
Wanted, a rood rook. Mm. Charles T.
B'ewart, 22. South Sixth street.
Cut prices on srt calenders and blotters
lor New Year's gifts. Alexander A- Co.
Sumner A. Ppormer of Mondimln. Is.. 1?
the guest of (i-Unynr Hohrr and family.
The regular convocation of Star chapter.
IViyal Arch Masons, wl 1 b- held this even-
w't ere headquarters for glas of all
k'.nus. tve us tx tore you buy. C. hi. Paint.
Cl and Ulass Co.
John Carey, city editor of the Sioux City
Journal, was the gust of Council Blurt
Tracy Rodweil of Oakland. la., has ac
cepted a position In the office of the clerk
ot the distric t court.
The January reception of the Council
liiufta Woman's club has b.en postponed to
the first Friday In Februury.
The annual meeting of the 'Associated
Charities, to have been held yesterday, was
postponed until Monday, January 2.
The annual meeting of the Pottawattamie
County Bar association will be held this
morning at the county court houe.
lie Mnrtyn. c hl-f cierk at the Orsnd
h'til, has r-s.gnd. to accpt a position
nn the Illinois lemral in Chicago. He
left for Chicago last evening.
A marriage license was issued yesterday
to A l imay. ss'd and Kola Mutt,
aged 22. both of Neola. la. The ceremony
wk -rformed by hev. S. Alexander of fhn
Ketall Implement dealers from western
Iowa arrived In the city by the scores lawt
tight to attend tne convention In Omaha
today. B early evening the leading hute:s
bad neariy all the guests they could ac
commodate. The winter term at both day and night
School of the Western 'owa Business anu
Normal college will begin Monday, Jan
uary a. Thoe intending entering soon
should make arrangements to enter Monday
If possible, as beginning clae.es in each de
partment will be- organized then.
William Mclntlre, Gr-orge and E. C.
Shivers, charged with the theft of a lap
robe fn,m Elmer Hmlth. were each sen
tenced to thirty days in the county jail
yesterday by Justice Bryant. Their hearing
on the charge of the theft of a horse
blanket from the same party has been set
N. T. Plumbing Co., Telephone 52C.
Matters la Dlatrlrt Co art.
The January term of the district court
will be convened this morning, with Judo
A. B. Tbornell on the tench. The bar
locket shows 159 equity and 220 law causes.
Of the equity caitses thirty-four are ac
tions for divorce. The venire from which
the grand jury will be Impaneled thla morn
ing Is as follows: Jackson Lewis, Neola;
William Hellmen, Council Bluffs; William
Currle, Crescen: Henry Kock, Mlnden;
Peter Olseu, Underwood; W. M. Perkins.
Loveland; Peter Rief, Council Bluffs; I'.
McLean, Neola; S. H. Connor. Council
Bluffs; J. M. I'nderwood. Quick; Fred Heu
wlnkle. Council Bluffs; F. W. Ouren, Liv
The further bearing for the appointment
of a permanent gvardian for the defendant
la the suit of O. Asmuasen against Michael
. Dalley baa been specially set for Wednes
day. January 7, by Judge Wheeler.
In the suit brought against blm by B. E.
Fields on a- note given for the purchase
of nursery stock. M. .P. Chapman, who la
a resident of Frenont, Neb., baa filed a
motion for a change of place of trial, al
leging that the court here haa no juris
diction, either of blm or the subject mat
ter of the ault.
Another Heating; Move Free.
Tb first beating stove given by William
Wtlch to bla coal customers was awarded
to the Christian boms. Another has been
put up on the same plan, and during the
next thirty daya will be given away free to
one of hla customers. Before ordering your
coat call at II Norh Main street or
Board of Health Proceedings.
At the meeting of the Board of Health
last night a contract was entered Into
with J. P. Usher and wife. Immune, to
car for such smallpox patients as may be
sent to the mala detention hospital near
Mynster springs, they to receive $2.50 a
day while actually employed.
Mrs. M. McCarty presented a bill
amounting to $27 for nursing young
woman who waa taken alck with the small
pox at her bouae. It waa referred to the
judiciary committee after City Physician
Houghton reported that the young woman
contracted the diaease from one of the Mc
carty family and that no report had been
made of the caae or the premises quaran
tined until tba young woman fell alck and
neighbors notified the city physician.
John Hale waa allowed $87.90 for reno
vating the peat bouse at Mynster springs
and $84 waa allowed for the purchaae ot a
covered wtgon to act aa a smallpox am
bulanco In place of tb'. old. decrepit milk
wagon which baa been usej for such pur
poses for the last two years.
Plumbing and beating. Bixby aV Son.
Real Kstato Traasfera.
These transfers were filed yesterday In
the abatract, title and loan office of J. W.
Squire, 101 Pearl atreet:
uten Clondwatpr to John t'. Marti.
w4 swU W-T7-41. w. d $5,000
Lucy A. F. Mall to F.mma U Cavln,
lot 14. Auditors subdlv.. In sw nw'
$-7s-4S. w. 0 M0
Cedar Kaplda Loan and Trust com
pany, as receiver, to Ines Brundace.
lot 13. block t Balrd add., s. w. d . 250
Charles H. Maxham. receiver, to C. H
Cobb, lot 2u. block 22. Ferry add., r. d. 400
H. H. Gideon and wife to 8. C. Foots.
lota 7 to 15. block HI. Crescent, w. d . 654
William C. Bowen and wife to Alonso
IV. Buwen. lot 2. block 27. Neola.
. c. d 3i
Norman E. Smith to Cedar Rapids
lHtn and Trust company, aa re
ceiver, lot 13. block 2. Batrd's add..
q. c. d 50
Oscar Keellne and wife to Minerva
I'mble. lot 3. block 15. Central sub
dlv.. w. d 175
Charles Chrlstensen and wife to Free
man ajid Anna M miser. n"- lot 5.
block I. Hillside add., w. d
Sidney P. I'.undell and wife to Frci
Kjud. lot 10. block P. Curtis at Ha.a-
sey'a add., w. d 2U
V. 8. Cooper and wife to F. C. Rlker.
lot t. block 3. Casady's add., w. d ... 250
F. C Rlker to F. J. Day and J. P.
lltaa lot 1. block 3. Casady s add.,
w. d 2V
V. H. Dudley to 8. L. Dudley (my
wife), lot 3. block 3. eireels add ,
William II. Gideon et al to 8. C. Foote,
lots 7 to 14. block H. Crescent, q. c. d.
Fourteen transfers, total
NEW THEATER I
Chas. B. Hartford
In Bhskespeare a greatest comedy,
"The Tenting of the Shrew."
Prices-36c to 10.
Pearl Bt . Council Fluffs. 'Phone T
PURCHASE FARM FOR POOR
County Invert! Twelve Thousand Dol'.an
in Hardin Township Lard.
CAN ERECT THE BUILDINGS AT ONCE
Bridge Proposals Opened, bat Letting
of Contract Is Deferred Bonds of
County Oflleers Are Ap
proved. The flrst business transact! by the
Board of County Supervisors on convening
yesterday afternoon fcr the January session
after organizing for the new year was to
complete the preliminaries for the purchase
of 10 acres In Hardin township for the es
tablishment of a poor farm. The land,
which lies about a half m'le east of Mc
Clelland, one of the statlona on the Use of
the Great Western railroad and about fif
teen tnllea from Council Bluffs, la the prop
erly of B. F. Freeman of Defiance, la. The
board Is to pay $12,000 for the property, or
$77.25 an acre. The buildings on the farm
at present sre nit of material value.
Vndr the contract with Freman the
board will secure possession at once of ten
acres, on which the necessary buildings are
to be erectei and of the entire 160 acres on
March I, 1904. The farm la at present
leased and the county will receive the rent, j
amounting to $500. for the year ending
March 1, U04. The farm comprises the
northwest quarter of section 3, Hardin
The tosrd, by vote of the electors of Pot
tawattamie county, was authorized to levy
1 mill for two succeeding years to provide
a fund for the purchase and equipment of
a poor farm. The levy, all of which will
be available by the end of this year, will
realize something over $25,000, so after
paying $12,000 for the land the board will
have $13,000 and over to expend on the
necessary buildings and with which to
stock and equip the farm.
Defer Bridge Contracts.
Eleven bids for the county bridge work
for the ensuing year were opened, but the
board deferred awarding the contract. They
were from Wlckbam-Bowman company.
Council Bluffs; George C. Wise d: Co.. Coun
cil Bluffs; J. G. Hinsley, Des Moines; Can
ton Bridge company. Canton, O. ; Iowa
Bridge company, Des Moines; 8. G. Hunter,
Atlantic, la.; H. T. Ward A Co., Lincoln,
Neb.; John Ward, Audubon, la.; N. M.
Black Co., Des Moines; Campbell-Flagler
Bridge company. Council Bluffs; J. R.
Bherly, Des Molnea.
The bonds of the county officers elected
last November and their deputiea were ap
I roved aa follows: F. L. Reed, clerk of the
district court, $20,000; sureties, John Rod
well. V. White, Philip E. Hetrlck, C. E.
White, Meron Hough, Frank Collard, Wil
liam Clark, Edwin White; Frank W. Reed,
chief deputy, $5,000; sureties, Emmet Tlnley
and A. T. Flleklnger; W. C. Cheyne deputy
and record clerk, $1,000; sureties, John M.
Galvln. Emmet T;rley; H. V. Battey, deputy
at Avoca, $5,000; auretlea, J. H. Jenks and
C. W. Meier. .
R. V. Innes, county auditor, sTO.000; aure
tlea, J. P. GreenaMelds, John gchoentgen,
E. A. Wickham and D. W. Bushnell; W. M.
Frederick, deputy, $1,000; auretlea, J. P.
Hess and A. C. Ranck.
Elmer E. Smith, county recorder, $10,000;
aureties. Wllloughby Dye, W. P. Dinwiddle,
Henry Kennedy, W. J. Hamilton, T. J.
Young. H. A. Smith, John B. Denton, B. B.
Lane, Grant Pilling and L. A. Hatawell; G.
G. Balrd, deputy, $1,000; sureties, J. C.
Baker and John M. Galvln.
W. H. Klllpack, county attorney, $5,000;
auretlea. John J. Killpack and Molder
Clark; J. J. Hess, assistant, $1,000; sureties,
F. J. Day and G. H. Mayne.
The board reorganised by electing Perry
Kerney president. Supervisor Kerney Is
now serving his tenth year aa a member of
the board. H. C. Brandts and Allen Bullia,
re-elected last November, succeeded them
selves. The board expecta to remain In aesslon
the entire week.
REFER CONDUIT ORDINANCES
Connrll to Meet Monday aa Committee
of the Whole to Con
Beyond allowing the usual grist of bills
for the preceding month the city council
transacted but little business at the reg
ular monthly session last ntght.
Two ordlnsnces, one requiring all tele
graph and electric light wlrea to be placed
in underground condulta within a certain
area, and the other containing the earn
requirementa for the feed wlrea of the mo
tor company, were Introduced and were
sent to join the ordinance relative to tel
ephone wlrea. now with the committee of
the whole. Thlc action v-as taken without
The Great Western railroad has filed
its acceptance of the ordinance vacating
for Its especial benefit a number of alleys
between Ninth and Tenth avenues from
Third to Twenty-seventh streets. ,
I.lndt ft Mynster, attorneys, filed no
tice of a lien for $1,000 for attorney fees
In the Henry Lock personal Injury dam
age suit, which la expected to be tried at
thla term ot the district court.
A resolution was adopted empowering
the chief of the fire department to re
spond to calls for assistance from nearby
towns In case of fire and to take such ap
paratus aa be deemed adviaable. Alderman
Casper alone opposed granting aucb au
thority. The council will meet this morning to In
spect and pass upon the assessment sched
ule for the psvlng recently completed on
East Pierce street. The aldermen will meet
as a committee ot the whole Monday night
to consider the underground conduit ordl-
W. C. A. HAS PROSPEROUS YEAR
Flaaaelal Statement 8nova a Balaaee
on Hand ta h Hospital
The Woman's Christian association at Its
annual meeting yeaterday afternoon hon
ored Mrs. Emma G. Lucas by electing her
president for the seventh consecutive year.
Mrs. Minta Gaines, ho bas aerved tbe as
sociation as recording secretary Cor sev
enteen years, waa also honored by re-election.
Other officers re-elected were: Vice
president, Mrs. Isabella C. Stewsrt; corre
sponding secretary, Mrs. Zoe M. Ross:
treasurer, Mrs. Annette Wallace: auditor,
Mra. Carrie Butta. Mrs. Annie True, the
other auditor, holding over for tbe ensu
ing year: members of board of directors.
Mrs. Hannah McCabe. Mra. Ms.y Ella
Thomas. Mrs. Carrie Weir Cutler.
The reports uf the several officers showed
that the association and the hospital con
ducted by it had enjoyed an unusually
prosueroua year. Tbe financial receive
tboaed a marked Increase. The report of
the treasurer gare these figures: Total
receipts for year. $11.9f 2. 4 ; disbursements,
$11,545 43. leaving a balance on hand Janu
ary 1. of $357.05. From private pa
tients $1,151.07 was received and from the
I county 11,?. Jo. The sum ot $293 was de-
rived from the nurses' services. The amount
standing to the credit of the building fund
The report of Mrs. Penny, superintend
ent of the hospital, showed 393 patients for
the year, an Increase of seventy-seven over
the previous year. There were twelvs
blrtha In the institution and twenty deaths.
The county patienta during the year .tim
bered eighty-four. The receipt of the hos
pital for the year were $9,440.18, being an
Increase of $1,403 87 over 1902.
The meeting, which waa attended by a
large number of the members and friends
of the association, was held In the parlor
of the First Presbyterian churcb. Assist
ing In the musical program were: Lucius
Pryor, Miss McCa'-e. Miss Luclle Porter
field. Miss Jessica Wallace. Miss Cora
Harle, Charles Haverstock and D. Clauds
P. Lewis. Refreshments were served at
the close of the program.
Tap Till at Northwestern Depot.
The ticket office at the local depot of the
Chicago Northwestern railroad waa
broken Into at an early hour Sunday morn
ing and (he till tapped for $20.50. A re
volver waa also stolen. The work Is sup
posed to havs been done by two men dur
ing the temporary absence of George
Foote. night baggageman, who had been
railed on business to the freight depot.
An attempt was also made to open the
safe with a crowbar, but the cracksmen
were evidently frightened away by the re-
turn ot foote, whose approach waa sig
naled by a lantern which he carried. En
trance to the ticket office bad been obtained
through the toilet room adjoining and by
cutting out . lower panel In the door.
Foote on bis return to the depot noticed
two men running down the track towarl
the south and It Is supposed they were
Ministerial Association Election.
At the annual meeting yesterday morl
Ing ot the Council Bluffs Ministerial asso
ciation these officers were elected for the
ensuing year: President, Rev. Harvey
Hortetler. Second Presbyterian churcb;
vice picslient. Rev. G. Rice, unattached;
secretary. Rev. Milford Rlggs, First Bap
A resolution endorsing the movement In
augurated by the Woman's Christian Tem
perance ULlon looking to the closing of
theaters and similar places of amusement
on Sundays wss adopted.
It was decided to hold the February
meeting with Rev. Henry DeLong at his
Broadway mission. At this meeting the
association expecta to complete its plans I
for broadening the scope of Ita work and
usefulness by inducing pastors of churches
In surrounding towns to attend the meet
ings. Arrange Sanday School Convention.
At a meeting lsst night of the commit
tee for the Seventeenth district ot the
Iowa State Sunday School union it was
decided to bold a Sunday school institute
in this city Friday, January 23. Three ses
sion will be held morning, sfternoon and
evening, for which the committee expecta
to prepare Interesting programs. Rev.
Harvey Hosteller, Rev. .Henry DeLong.
Rev. 8. Alexander and City 'A editor F.. L.
Evans comprise the committee. The Sev
enteenth district Includes the countlea ot
Pottawattamie, Harrison, Case and Shelby.
Commence on Assessment.
City Assessor F. F. Everest commenced
work yesterday on the assessment for 1903.
As the assessment this year Includes real
estate as well as personal property, It is
expected that the work will occupy six
months at least. If not longer. G. B. Fol
som and Forrest Smith are at present as
sisting Mr. Everest, but this force will be
Increased by three or four additional men
later as the work progresses.
WOUNDED MANMN CUSTODY
He Is Saapected of Belna; One of the
Bandlta V ho Robbed Iowa
DES MOINES. Ia.. Jan. 5. A telephone
message from Knoxvllle states that a man
giving bis name as Jim Borden has been
arrested at Eddyvllle, suspected of being
one of the bandits who robbed P. Sullivan
of $1,950 at bla borne near Hamilton Friday
night, after threatening to torture bla wife
The robber who waa wounded aa the trio
departed ia atlll alive, but bia condition Is
Borden was lodged In jail at Knoxvllle
this afternoon. He la a -distant relative
of the Bulllvsns and ia said to have known
of the existence of the large sum In the
bouse. He answers the description of one
of the bandits. The wounded robber broke
his silence today, stating that bis name Is
WOMAN GIVES HERSELF UP
Mrs. Callaacher, Aeeased of Perjary,
Surrenders to Oflleers at
DES MOINES. Is, Jan. (.Mra. Ella
Gallaugher alighted from a train at Iowa
City shortly before noon and surrendered
to tbe sheriff, who held a warrant for her
arrest on a charge of prjury.
The alleged offense grew out of ber testi
mony at ber trial for the murder of her
husband. She baa been a fugitive for
two months, most of tbe time being with
relatives at Kankakee, 111. She waa re
leased as per previous stipulation on ua
Old Deed Is
ELDORA, Ia., Jan.
(.(Special.) Mrs. J.
T. Boylan of thla place la the possessor ot
a curiosity In the shape of a rare old deed.
Tbe deed waa written entirely with a quill
on parchment about two feet square. By
the deed Catherine Dehuff et al. conveyed
to Mathiaa Dehuff aixty acres of land anJ
a town lot In Lancaster, province of Penn
sylvania. Tbe deed Is dated August 7, 1762.
and waa filed for record September 28. Kijj.
a century before the cloae ot the civil war.
It waa acknowledged before a justice of the
peace In Lancaster county, aald justice of
the peace being an official of bia majesty
King George HI. king by grace of God of
Great Britain and Ireland, klny defender
of the faith. The property conveyed was
at one time the bomeatead of Mrs. Boy
lan s grandmother.
Mlssoarl Pastor Goes to law a.
MAR8HALLTOWN. Ia.. Jan. (. (Spe.
cial) Rev. William Pence James, paftor
of Grace churcb, Brook field. Mo., has ac
cepted a call to St. Paul'a church of this
city and will begin bis duties some time
In February. Rev. Jamea recently preached
two aermona here and made a very favor
able Impression, and at a subsequent meet
ing of the vestrymen 't wss unanimously
decided to extend cell to this pulpit.
Rev. James having Indicated bis a tiling
ueaa la accept.
CHANGES AT STATE HOUSE
Saw Auditor and Cler . of Inprema Court
in Cbarp and New Clerks Installed.
OVER A MILLION DOLLARS IN TREASURY
Fas t ( jri Time In Maay Years State
'IlonfVle Frew at Men Who lie
Tailr roslftbn to Promote
. Tyereonnl r.nterorlses.
' '(Fram a Staff Correspondent.)
DES MOINES. . Jan. 6. (Special.) The
change In the atate offices waa made today.
The new atate auditor, B. F. Carroll, suc
ceeded Frank F. Merrlam and Ole O. Roe
of thla elty becama bead of the Insurance
department, to aucceed Frank Paul. J. F.
Wall, lata county auditor of Ringgold
county, became clerk in the revenue de
partment, to aucceed Bert Gunderson. John
C. Crockett became clerk of the supreme
court, succeeding Christopher T. Jones,
who had been in the office for twenty-two
yeara as clerk or deputy clerk. Colonel P.
H. Bousquet of Pella became deputy clerk.
The railroad commission reorganized, with
Colonel Palmer aa chairman. The secre
tary ot state and treasurer ot atate com
menced new terms. The governor and audi
tor checked over the accounta In both
offices. There was found to the credit of
the state the following in the hands of the
treasurer: Cash on band and In banks,
$1,020,544.76. and agricultural college en
dowment bonds. $936,550. Of the cash on
hand there Is $321,472.27 belonging to the
general fund ot the state. There were no
changes in the office force In the treasury
or the secretary's departments.
atate House and Corporations.
With the change of offices of this year the
Iowa state house Is for the first time In
many years free from state officials who
are UBing their official positions to ad-
vance companies of various kinds and re
garding which as state officials they have
something to do. Not a state officer la con
nected In any way with any of the home
co-operative concerns now doing business
In the state or with anv Inmlranrn nr ntmsl.
, ..,. rmnBn nr with -n, hmidin.
and loan business or with any corporation
over which the state officials bsve some
supervision. It has come to be almost a
standing scandal of the state that as aoon
as a man is elected to a high position he
is made president or manager of some big
corporation which destrcs to make use of
hla name and prestige. This baa brought
a vast amount ot embarrassment on the
state. The system commenced yeara ago
and has continued until the present lime.
The executive council, which was organized
for tne year today, has not a member who
Is connected with any of these companies.
Two of the members have been In the real
estate and hanking business for many
yeara and continue the aame, but otherwise
they are all free from connection with any
Hlarhvrayaaan Gives Xante.
The highwayman who was wounded at
Hamilton and la lying In jail at Knoxvllle
today gave his name aa Charles Ardell. It
Is believed, however, that thla la an as
sumed name and that when his Identity Is
established It wt.ll be found that he has
been engaged. In .crooked work before. He
haa thus far refused to discuss the mat
ter other' than te atlck to bis highly Im
probable story ot having been pressed Into
tbe robbery by the two strange men with
a horse. Jamea Borden ot Eddyvllle, a
distant relative ot P. Sullivan, who waa
robbed, was taken to Knoxvllle today
under arrest, accused of complicity In the
crime. He fits the description of one of
the men and It la said be is unable to give
an account of himself on tbe night In ques
tion. It la believed he is the one described
by Sullivan as a humpbacked man. Borden
Is said to have had no knowledge of the
business affairs of Sullivan.
Illness of Dr. Breeden.
Rev. Dr. II . O. Breeden of the Central
Christian church in this city, is critically
ill at bis home here and has been for sev
eral days. It Is feared he has typblod fe
ver. He was conspicuous among the Iowa
delegates to the national Christian conven-
titlon in Omaha and is cne of the bc-'t
known of the ministers of the denomina
tion. Permission waa granted this afternoon
by Adjutant General Melvln II. Byers to
Second Lieutenant Clem W. Easter of Com
pany A. Fifty-first Iowa, Des Moines, for
the organization of another company in the
city, to be known as Company F of the
Sioux Coonty Short of Corn.
ORANGE CITY, la., Jan. (. (Spe :lal.)
Something almost unknown In Sioux, one
of tbe banner countiea of the corn belt. Is
being experienced by the feeders of this
county a t nonage of the corn crop, which
may neceraitate the shipping in of corn
from elsewhere. A great many farmers
who bought cattle, thinking that soft corn
would be plentiful ar.d cheap, have been
forced to sell their beeves at a price
vhlch, though it did not bankrupt them,
was low enough to cause them some tem
porary discomfort In meeting tnetr on is.
A farmer near Hull, who bought cattle at
4 cents, hss been oblige! to sell them at
S, and as the deal was rather a large one,
the shortage In the crop which compelled
the aale has h't him rather heavily. An
other Stoux county farmer sold his corn In
the field for SI per acre and Is commiser
ating the man who purchased it at that
Epldemle of Typhoid Fever.
CRESTON. Ia.. Jan. 5. (Special.) The
pbystciana of Cresion report an epidemic
of typhoid fever in tbe city thia winter,
and claim it la due to the excessive rain
fall of last year, which polluted many ot
j the wells and left them unfit for drinking
purposes, mere nave Deen out toree aeatna
from tbe fever, but there are now almost
fifty casea of typhoid In thia vicinity and
many of the casea are reported to be quite
serious. The city health officera are being
urged to adopt measures'tor the examina
tion of the wells of the city to ascertain
their condition and endeavor to prevent a
spread of the disease.
t oiuiuu to t omiiete with Swift.
CRESTON. Ia.. Jan. 5. (Special.) An
other important firm will be located in
Creston next spring. Tbe Clarlnda Poultry
and Produce company of Clarlnda, Ia., one
of the largest produce bouses In Iowa, has
signified Its Intention of locating a branch
house here to take rare of Its growing trade
along tbe branches running in here, and
compete with 8wift and Company, which has
had thia territory exclusively to Itself tor
years. Tbe new firm will erect a building
and give employment to about tsenty-llvs
people almost the entire year.
loath Is t'ansrlenre-fttrlrkra.
MARSHALLTOWN, Ia.. Jan. 5 (Special.)
Charles bails, an extensive truck gar
dener of tbia place, haa received a letter
from a conscience-stricken youth named
Ksrl Hlldreth. now living at Cleveland.
O.. offering to settle for a quantity of
pumpkin and turnips which be alole trom
Mr. Pat la's patch few years ago while
a resident of Marshalltown. He asks Mr.
Palls to send him a bill and he will gladly
remit, with Interest. He failed, however, to
state the quantity of truck be purloined
and Mr. Satia has written blm to furnish
the necessary Information, when he will
send him a bill. Mr. Satia says he hss had
more or less stuff stolen from hla truck
patches since he engaged in the business,
but thla Is the first Instance where the
thief offered to settle. He will donate the
amount to charity. Young Hlldreth Is now
atudylng for the ministry.
M'KAY CASE SETTLOR HEARING
People of Mapletoa Expected Oat In
Fore When It la
Taken I s.
ONAWA, la., Jan. 5 (Special Tele
gram.) The Monona county district court.
Judge Wakefield presiding, convened to
day. The grand jurors were called and im
paneled at 1:30 p. m. The court appointed
W. W. McDonald foreman of the grand
The state ot Iowa against Boone Noris
tor assault waa called and B. F. Ross waa
assigned as counsel for Norla. The two
casea of the atate agalnat Rev. C. B. Mo
Kay, the Mapleton preacher, were called
and Messrs. C. E. Cooper and C. E. Under
bill appeared for defendant. After consul
tation the cases werd set for trial Tu?s
day, January 13, at 9 a. m. These casea
will be vigorously contested and are likely
to occupy some time. There la consider
able Interaat In tba McKay affair, espe
cially on tba east aide of the county, where
all the parties are well known, and Maple
ton la expected to appear In force In the
front seats at the trial.
SCHOOLBOY STABS PLAYMATE
Sister of Injnred Boy Interferes and
Probably Saves Hla
SIOUX CITY, Ia., Jan. 5. (Special Tele
gram.) Because he waa angry at hla 11-year-old
schoolmate, Victor Ross, an 11-year-old
boy, drew a knife on Frank Paul
In the presence of the teacher and stabbed
bis victim in the back. He pursued tho
attack on the Paul boy and only the inter
ference of Minnie Paul, a 14-year-old sis
ter of Frsnk Paul avoided probably a
fatal consequence. Young ?aul walked half
a mile to his home and reached It In a
fainting condition. The fight occurred In
a country school ten miles east of her?.
A warrant has been sworn out for the
youthful assailant and he will be brought
before a justice of the peace tomorrow.
to Take In Stadenta.
, Jan. 5. (Special Telegram.)
The Amea city council tonight unanimously
passed resolutions to offer to a vote of
tbe cltliena the proposition to extend the
city limits a quarter of a mile west, so all
the college boarding houses, numbering near
100, will be Inside the city limits. There
is no doubt but the action will be favored
by the citizens. The action Is taken at the
request of the Board ot Trustees of the
Iowa State college. Since tbe dormitory
system was done away with students
room at clubhouses around the campus, at
preaent outside of the corporation. City
police regulatlona and quarantine regula
tions and control are needed, aa tbe regu
lation of township officials baa proved in
effective. The country people also object
to the students being quarantined on tbelr
hands. Those to be Included are not farm
ers, but those obtaining a living from stu
dents of the Institution Inside of the limits
aupplied with city lights, telephone and
DETROIT T0SUPPLY COAL
City Goes Into Fael Business and Will
Cell to Consumers (or
DETROIT, Mich., Jan. 5. -The city of De
troit Is going into tbe coal business and
will supply the people with coal at cost
Some time ago the common council ap
propriated $50,000 for the purchase of coal
to be sold by the municipality and Mayor
Maybury approved the resolution today.
Advertisements will be printed this after
noon calling for bids on anthracite, stove
and chestnut coal, smokeless coal and the
ordinary soft coal In lota up to 10.000 tona.
Tho blda will be opened in fire daya.
JOCKEY HICKS MAY RIDE AGAIN
err Orleans stewards Hole
NEW ORLEANS, Jan. (.Thane. Peat
and Rankin were the winning favorites to
day. The stewards have finally reached a de
cision In the Hicks case and have restored
him to all privileges. They have also recom
mended that Thomas Hatfleld of the former
firm of Hatfleld Ownby be excluded from
th grounds. Jockey J. F. l-ndry has been
refused permission to accept mounts and
denied all privileges.
ai her clear; track Blow and lumpy.
First race, seven furlongs: Thane won.
Whang Doodle second, Madenla third.
ftccond race, selling, one mile: Prat won.
Runsellton second, Blue Kldge third. Time:
Third race, six furlongs: Ahumada won.
Maghonl second, Blanco third. Time:
Fourth race, hsndicsp, one mile and a
sixteenth: Wilful won. Major Manslr sec
oi.d. Bootch Plsld third. Time: 1:2-S.
Fifth race. Ave furlonss: Mrs. Jack
Foster won. Scorpio second, Tom Maybln j
third, time: i:im i-o.
Sixth race, selling, one mile and a six
teenth: Rankin wun, chickadee second,
Pyrrho third. Time: 1:64 1-.
FINE WEATHER FAVORS RACES
rtek Maay Lasers
BAN FRANCISCO. Jan. 8-Raclng com
menced at Oakland today, under mont aus
picious circumstances. The weather was
fine, the track good and the trend larae.
The bookmakers had much the b-.st ot the
argument, as only two favorites were re
turned winners. Kesults:
First race, eleven-sixteenths ot a nii!e.
selling: Can L,ultion won, Mr. Dingle s i
ond, Miss Dividend third. Time: 1 A.
Second rsci, one mlie and an eighth,
selling: Brant won, Greyfleld second, I.oJ
Wrlrea third. Time: 1.5i.
Third race, seven furlongs. selling:
Princess Tltanit won. Maggie Felix seco:ul,
Conatellator third. Time: 1:29.
Fourth race six furlongs, for l-year-olds.
purse: Iradlus won, Claude second, Ura
vlna third. Time: 1:14V
Fifth race, eleven-sixteenths of a mile.
selling: Bucolic won. Fort Wayne second I
Gibraltar third. Time: 1 :.
fttxth race, one mile, selling: F.cherin !
won, lliowal.o secona. urieo inira. unie:
l ancer Praia I allaaaa.
CHICAGO, Jan. 5-Bennle Yanger of
Chicago won a decision over Tim Callahan
of Philadelphia In a ten-round contest
here tonight. The first round waa Calla
han's. He used a straight left Jab that
Yanger was unable to evade, and when the
Chicago man took his corner his right eve
was tload. Yanger forced the flghCi.g
In the next round and landed several hard
swings to Callahan a alomach. but the
latter evened up matters by the frequent
use of hla left hand. The third and fourth
rounda were full of action, both men get
ting considerable punishment. During the
sixth and seventh Y'anger aucceeded In
reaching Callahan s stoinsch rrpeiatedly
with blows that were full of force. Toward
the end of the last round Callahan fell Into
a clinch at every opportunity to avoid pun-UtnituU
Bottling in bond means the filling of each
W. H. McBrayer's
direct from the original package, ntnlcr tho f-ukt
ision of tho I'liitotl States government. Tho l
quct of tho beverage is unimpaired in t lie bottling
which is one of the reasons W. H.MclSrayer
Cedar Brook has so long enjoyed its world
wide reputation. The public should not be mis
led by the terms "Distillery IJottling,'' "W hiskey
ltottled rt the Distillery" and "Diililleiy bot
tling OlIv Genuine," eatrhllnes ns?d by makers
of tiicftn whiskies to defraud and deceive. Look
at tho neck of tho bottle for the government
stamp i guarantee of purity -and insist upon
V. II. McHrayer's Odar Rrook.
FOR SALE EVERYWHERE
aV "an . jfWJT- id
Nhah ft rtOCwV
PEOPLE ARE MUCH EXCITED
Closing of Fottoffice at Indianola, Missis
sippi, Hurts tbe Town.
TO MAINTAIN INDEPENDENT CONCERN
Mayor ays It Woald Xot Be Sofa for
the Colored Woman Postmaster
to Attempt to Reopen
INDIANOLA. Miss., Jan. 5. There can be
no mistaking the fact that a large portion
of this community is considerably wrought
up over the action of the government in
closing the postoffice here.
The partial paralysie to business Is being
felt more and more. Today a private office
was established for distribution of mall col
lected by an independent messenger service
from Heathmann and Greenville.
Both of these postofflces are being con
gested with mail as the result of the clos
ing of the postoffice. The Independent office
here will be maintained at the expense of
the citizens. No serious trouble is antici
pated by the more conservative people, but
precautions have been taken by both the
city and county officials to deputize a suffi
cient complement of men should the occa
Postoffice Inspectors are here checking up
the accounts of the abandoned office. A
large number of people publicly avow they
will not accept the negro woman as post
master under any circumstances, despite
the inconvenience which Is being suffered.
The night passed without t fecial Incident.
Wayne Cox, husband ot Minnie Cox, '.he
negro postmistress, who Is a clerk in the
railroad mail service, passed through here
on his regular run last night, but would
not discuss the matter. He has been in the
government service for fourteen yeara and
beara a good record.
An authorized statement from the mayor
lays that conditions are such that be would
not advise Mrs. '.'ox to npen the postoffice.
The mayor further stated that If the situa
tion at any time chows that the woman's
life, liberty or property are In jeopardy he
T ill twear In a sufficient number of men to
rfford her ample protection.
The undercurrent of excitement extends
to surrounding towns. A large Lumber of
strangers are here and more are arriving on
Office May Be Reopened.
WASHINGTON. Jan. f. Senator McLau
rln of Mississippi today conferred with
Postmaster General Payne on the aituatlon
St Indianola. Miss., where the postoffice baa
been closed as a result of antagonism to
tbe negro postmaster.
Subsequently Senator McLaurln stated
that he believed the office would be re
opened this week.
Mr. Payne said that the office will be re
opened If there la no Intimidation of the
BOWLING TOUR NEARS END
All-American Tram Ready to Disband
I'radlaa- Blar Match la
CHICAGO. Jan. (.With the three series
of games to be rolled this week, the three
and a half months' tour of the All-America
n bowling trio to the Pacific coast and
return will come to an end and the team
will be disbanded temporarily at Sanduxky,
O.. until arrangements can yv completed
for the ll.uw match with the "big three"
The records from October ( to January !,
J. J. Voorhels... l
P. Wolfe 3.V
E. Peterson 27j
A. BWbach iiS
Grand total pins:
scries won, All-Amerl-gaim-s
Series played, 77;
cans, 77: lost, none.
Games played, 3si
Cans. 33); lort. n.
team I. 37.
Highest single game
The weekly record:
All-Amerirans, 2"M: Free port. III.,
AII-AmeiicaiiK, ;i.l ; Hex kf.ird. 111.
All-Amerlran, 2.743; Siulnaw, Mich
AlI-Amerk-atis, ;.7'5; Hng:nnw. MUh.
, : 57!.
With the Howlrra.
The Pt. Charles took tao out of three
games from the Wtsterns on the Gate Cltv
blltys lust night. '1 ,e score:
1st. 2d. M. To:.il
Fritcher lis lir its
Huden Ihi ism m;
arson 1 lai 1-1 47
Keller lei :; I S(3
Forscutt 1W 17 VC 4M
Totals 7M S'.' 37 2 ji
1st !. Jd. Total
Reed Ill W T-i
ll'.dtccs 14j H i4 441
F.elleck .51 1V l. 4sS
Bwensen 11 1' I"" Slii
Reynolds 56J 1 13 1 434
Totals 77S iH
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Ibres niubtti mud
niubttit mnn brin emir.? erd ot tloiuaca
rrti mud tybp!ft itiink s wur4 of praite is
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I bars tk4u Ruu,eriii ial.er u-rd4 rci&cdi
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Bu'a In a dar Hiaa ail tua oihara 1 iiats iaaaa
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Jamea kUiiuas, IM kerear fit., Jarssy City, V. I.
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VeTer eirkan, Weaaea or Orlpa. lac. Sae etc. Never
sold la bulk. Tbe sennine table! eleoiped CUG,
tiuArauleed so curs or four nu,ney beat.
iter ling Remedy Co., Chicago or H.Y. 59s
ANNUAL SALE. TEH KILUON BOXES
ftfS for I
If ev' The) Bowels j
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front los of nervous forre often owe
theircondition to vouthlul igaorsace
that fearful enemy to health.
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the demise cauted by the lAOBgnties
prsctices of youth.
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thrra the precise ingredients de
manded by nature. This wonderful
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sends rich, warm life uir-i tingling
through every part, making everv or-
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91 00 per bos: 6 boxes (with gvsran
tee to cure). IS. 00. Bock Iree.
For sale by Kuhn Co.. Omaha.
rniIon Tru Store, Houth OTiahs.
Davis Drug Ca., Council E!ur. Is.-
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ells", tffclcieM if firm,
perfteffr u uf ttst-
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lire, crfit ii atii
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la the watchword for health and vigor, com
fort and beauty. Mankind i learning not
only the necessity but the luxury of clean
liness. SAPOLIO, which baa wrought
such changes in the home, announces bei
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Used by people of refinement
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Fnrty Size. 10c to 'J: F-uch.
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