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TIIE OMAHA DAILY 11EK: FRIDAY, JANUARY 0. 1003,
NEW BOORS AND MAGAZINES
3niTftl Dtwit'i Bxk n the Boer War
Meeting with 8ucceii.
HEADLAND WRITES OF BOXER UPRISING
Riley's Porta, "An Old Sweetheart of
Ml , la Pabllshed by Bowen-Mer-rlll
"An Old ( oantr? Iloa.e" I
Hraatlfal Roma are.
Doubleday, Page Co. recently published
General Christian Rudolf Dewet's book on
"The Three Years' War," which met with
treat and Inatsnt success. The second edi
tion wa on the press before the end of
the flrat 6.000 could be got from the blndera
and a third edition la already In sight.
General Dewet waa the moat active of the
Boer generals during the war In South
Africa. Hla book la not a t-eatlae on the
war or a hlitory of It. It la merely a log
of the eventa In which Dewet had per
aonally to do. An Idea of the arope of the
work by Dewet can be had from the fol
lowing aelected chaptera In the book: "I
Go on Commando aa Private Burgher." "1
Am Appointed Vecht Oeneraal." "The Wild
Flight from Poplar Grove," "Our Position
at the End of May, 1900," "I Make. Lord
Kltchener'a Acquaintance,'' "The Oath of
Neutrality," "The Laat Proclamation," "I
Cut My Way Through 60,000 Trota," "Peace
Negotlat'on: The End of the War."
"Chlneae Heroea," by Isaac Headland, la
a 8tory of the sufferings of the foreigners
In the Boxer uprising and has been often
told, but little has been written of the con
duct of the Chinese Christians. Mr'. Head
land, In en Intensely Interesting narrative,
ahowa the persccutlona in their proper set
tings and tells of the heroism of these na
tives In a manner which cannot but be a
atlmulnnt to the faith of the church. The
Illustrations are from photographs, the por
traits Including those of the Chinese mes
sengers who were so largely instrumental
In saving Pekin. Published by Eaton &
It will be good newa to many of James
W'hltcomb Rlley'a admirers to learn that
there ara seven stanzas In his reading ver
sion of an "An Old Sweetheart of Mine"
that have never appeared In print. Tbla
year, however, the Bowen-Merrlll company
has Induced the author to allow them to
publish In one volume the entire poem of
eighteen stanzas. The cover la done by O.
Alden Pelrson, the decoration by Virginia
Keep and full page illustrationa for every
rerse by Howard Chandler Christy. These
drawings are In delicate tlnta aud reveal
thla popular artist at hla best. Mr. Riley
grew enthusiastic when the originals were
aubmltted to him and has gracefully ex
pressed his appreciation of them In the ded
ication of the new volume.
"An Old Country Home," Richard Le Gal
llenna'a new romance, la beautified with
many illustrations by Elizabeth Shlppen
Greene, who haa lately been recuperating
In the Pennsylvania mountains from over
worked eyes. Mr. Le Galllenne has woven
the purest romance around his central char
acter, Perdlta, the Idyllic young mistress of
the old country house, where not only her
own dreams, but those of several other
equally attractive people, are made to ma
terlallse. Harpera are the publishers.
"The Success of Mark Wyngate" by Una
L. Silberrad, la a novel ahowing that
Mark Wyngate la not utterly heartless In
the beginning of ' hla career, wbero In
stance are given of hla forethought and
generosity hut, having, devoted his life
to that fascinating and exacting mlstresi
aclence, he haa no love to spare for mortal
woman. While watting In hi uncle
welding forge one night, he meet a young
girl, the daughter of a workman, coming
to bring a massage from her father, who
la 111. The two young people work to
gether all night to do the sick man's work,
thus beginning an acquaintance which
i finally develop Into a partnership of scl-
enune researcn, lor Mark Is bent upon
certain chemical discoveries In which the
girl grow to share hla Interest and en
thuslasm. By accident she discovers aome
wonderful tints, from which, after months
of patient study and calculation, she learns
how to compound a dye changeful and
Iridescent as the colora In the heart of
the opal, and which provea to be of con-
elderable commercial value. Thla dlscov
ery, aa well aa all the results of the labor
of her active young mind, she is willing
to place at the feet of her partner. Both,
characters are boldly drawn. In the man
"the brain runs away with the heart's best
blood," while the woman with a brain
equally brilliant la dominated flrat and al
ways by the dtctatea of her heart. Pub
llshed by Doubleday, Page ft Co.
"A Maker of the New Orient," by Sam
uel Rollln Brown. The name of Samuel
Rolllna Brown la only too little known by
the rialng generation, for It must ever
bold an important place In the history,
not only of missions, but of general prog
res. -Brown waa a pioneer In the Instruc
tion of the deaf and dumb and also of the
higher education of women, aa he aecured
the formation of the first chartered
woman's college adopting the standards Of
the men' college. He made an almost
faultless translation of the New Testa
ment Into Japaneae which, la attll the
atandard. Ha atlmulated and brought to
America the first, Chinese students who
went abroad tor education. He raised up
manv pupils who carry on his work In his
eplrtt. He thoroughly understood the
Oriental and may be regarded as the dis
coverer of thai quality which haa been
challenged as to its existence the "grati
tude of Orlentata." He led a wonderfully
varied and buay life as teacher, paator,
missionary In America, China and Japan
Publluhed by Fleming H, Reveal.
"Conclusions," by Jerome du Barry. He
concludes the belief In personal Immor
tallly a positive drawback to human prog
res, that rellg'on la a phantom of th
mind, perpetuated by those who make
living out of It, that agnosticism produces
a greater serenity and peace of mind than
religion, that prayer la futile, that polyg
amy la natural to the mammal world out of
which man haa developed and therefore
monogamy la not an essential mdral re
ulremeit. Published by Kaufman Publish
"Bob Knight Diary," by Charlotte Cur
tla Smith, la a boy's record of a good ttnv
camping out. Four lads undertake thel
own housekeeping In a tent on the shores
of Lake Ontario and th good times they
FOR DESSERT. SUNDAY,
. JANUARY Ilth, 1903,
try JELL-O. prepared according to th fol
BAN A a. t'REAM.
Peel five large bananas, rub smooth with
five lablespoonfuls of sugr add on eup
sweep cream beaten to a stiff froth, then
on package of lemon Jell-O dissolved In
on and a half cups boiling water. Pour
tn molds or cups, and when cold, garnish
with candled vbrrrlta and serve with thin
A nics dessert tor any meal, at any time.
Four flavor Lemon. Orange, Raspberry
At grocers. It centa.
HKT A PACKAGE TODAY.
ad are calculated to make other boya en-
loua. Their adventure are not exclusively
of the coleur du rose order; they experl-
nced rainy daya and ran out of money.
Then they bravely act out to replenish the
xchequer by their Individual efforta. One
boy picked berriea and another told pee-
uia and another papers, while Bob at-
aeked a farmer's carrot patch and acquired
calf for hla aervlcea In weeding It. Pub
lished by E. P. Put ton A Co.
'Captain Craig" la a book of poetry by
Edwin Arlington Robinson. The title poem
In this collection of verses fills about half
of the book. Both In thla and In tha
horter plecea Mr. Robinson deals with
fundamental questions Of human Ufa and
fate In a spirit of strong and buoyant
Idealism. His sincerity and strength em
phasise the genulnenesa of hla vocation.
Published by Houghton, Mifflin & Co.
"High School Algebra," by M. A. Bailey,
book designed for high schools and
eademles, covers all the topics In algebra
sually required by colleges for entrance.
It combines simplicity with scientific rigor
nd contains a number of assumptions to
be proved which, although far from aelf-
vfOvnt, are taken for granted In many
books. PubHshed by American Book com-
"Practical Cooking and 8ervlng," by
Janet McKenrl Hill. The author Is a
recognized expert, head of the Boston
Cookery School and editor of one of the
beat cookery magazines in existence, and
he haa written the moat practical, up-to-
ate and comprehensive work of thla kind
ver published. It contalna a "liberal ed
ucation" in cooker?-; It Is for the novice
nd expert alike, and the 200 colored and
half-tone Illustrations (Including pictures
of ' utensils, tablea for every sort of meal.
ccorationa for featal occasion, dishes in
process or preparation, dishes ready for
serving, etc.) are absolutely Invaluable to
very housckoepsr. Published by Double-
ay, Page Co.
"The Soll'.iry Path" is a book of poems
by Helen Huntington. These forty-one
poems are marked by an Intensity of feei
ng and a restraint of method that give the
heart a vital throb and appeals to the keen
literary sense. Here Is a selection called
Oh, Life. I am tired of my lesson I
This lesson of love that a done,
I've recited my part.
With an ache In. my heart.
May I play for a while In the sun?
,Oh, Death, I am tired of my lesson!
The lesson of Joys that pns.
1 have covered the slate,
It la dark and grows late.
May I rest for a while In the grass?
Published by Doubleday, Page ft Co.
Houghton, "Mifflin ft Co. have published
the life of "Roger Wolcott," late governor
of Massachusetts, written by William Law
rence, D. D. It Is one of those attractive
biographies which spring out of life-long
friendship. In it the official side of Roger
Wolcott' life 1 subordinated to the hu
man side and the account of the growth of
hia power and Influence Is animated .by
the sympathy that comes from close Inti
macy and loyal regard. The chapters de
scribe the, successive steps In the career
of this distinguished cltisen his boyhood.
fcl college daya, his ea'ly entrance Into
public life, hla service at lieutenant gov
ernor, his great activity during the Span
ish war and the closing year of hla life. '
In his new book. Literature and ZJte,"
W. D. Howell devote an interesting
chapter to "The Man of Letter as a Man
of Business."' It I Mr. Howells' Idea that
poets and novelists ought to be beyond
the necessity of taking money for their
productions, which, after all, have no fixed
money value and cannot be actually paid
for In that way, since loma literature may
be worth everything to one man and noth-
Ing to another, while food and clothing '
are necessities to all. He refer to the
time when. Lord Byron refused any pay for
hla work, though hla publisher profited
by It. and to Count Tolstoi' effort to
avoid being paid for his novels an effort
practically frustrated by hi wlfer-however,
who regularly collect the money due him.
Then, leaving the altrulatie side of the
question, Mr. Howells give some sterling
business advice to young writers who In
tend to. devote their lives to authorship
and must live by It.
Wllshlre't Magazine tor January takes
another stride forward. It I unusually
well illustrated, superior typographically
and as to content more Interesting than
ever before. It ba article from the beat
writers on all topics which the up-to-date
man or woman wants to know about. Ed
ward Carpenter, - the English poet of
democracy, author of "Love'a Coming of
Age" and "Toward Democracy," contrib
ute a delightfully told atory of "A Saxon
The above book are for sale by the
Megeath Stationery Co., 1308 Farnam St.
Mrs. Jane S. Roarers.
Mrs. Jane 8. Rogers, widow of Milton
Rogers, died suddenly shortly after 6
o'clock Thursday afternoon at the home of
her daughter, Mra. O. B. Willfama, S720
Dewey avenue. Mra. Rogers haa not been
In the beat of health for nearly two years,
but for the moat of the time haa been able
to be about and out of doora. She went
yesterday afternoon for a shcrt walk and
waa overcome with a fatal attack of heart
failure Juat aa (ha reached her daughter's
residence, which haa been her home since
the death of ber husband.
Mr. Roger waa born In Vermont In 18S2.
She came to Council Bluff In the S0,
where she met nd married Milton Roger.
The couple moved to thla aide of th river
In October of 1861 and lived here the re
mainder of their Uvea. Milton Roger died
Mr. Roger leave five children Thomas
J. Rogera, Warren M. Rogers. Mr. Alice 1
Williams and Herbert M. Rogers of Omaha
and Will 8. Roger of Trenton, N. 3. Th
latter ha been notified and will be in
Omaha for the funeral. She leave also a
brother. Captain N. T. Spoor of St. Louis,
and a sister, Mr. Thomas Swobe of Chi
cago. Funeral arrangement wltl be an
BEATRICE. Neb.. Jan. 8 (Speclal.)
Rlchard Rosslter died suddenly at his
home, seven miles northwest of Beatrice.
yesterday of acute pneumonia, aged S3
years. Deceased had been a resident of
Gag county for forty years and waa a
member of a thrifty English colony of that
aection that settled there In tha early
'50s. He dted on the first homestead that
ha entered forty yeara ago. He I survived
by hla wife, who la 78 yeara of age, and a
family of seven children. Tb funeral will
be held at DeWltt Friday at I p. m.
Richard B. Tyler.
FARGO N. D.. Jan. ...-Richard S. Tyler
a well known and wealthy cltiteq of tblt
city, died today of apoplexy. H was jiroml
neat In th national organization of the
Masonic fraternity. In which he waa aa offi
Mra. Lacy A. Maxwell.
CORNING, la.. Jan. (Special.) Lucy
A. Maxwtll. wife of Themis L. Maxwell of
Sioux City, died Wednesday of pneumonia
after a two week' Illness, aged 60. Funeral
Friday afternoon at I o'clock. January I.
IMPLEMENT DEALERS ELECT
Keil Brennan of 0'NeiU leoomri President
of Nebraska-Iowa Association.
HARVESTER CONTRACT ACTION PUT OFF
Association Endorses the Work of
National Reciprocity League and
DfBOKfn the Jobbera Wis
Maintain Hetall Branches.
By diplomacy on the part of a committee
and the nomination of a capable list of offi
cer the laat session of the Retail Imple
ment Dealers' association passed off In
peace and harmony. The rock upon which
they expected to spilt was the International
Harvester company' contract, and there
was a sigh of relief when a committee re
ported In favor of deferring action on the
ubject pending the report on the matter
by the National Federation of Implement
The following officer were named by the
nominating committee and they were elected
by acclamation: President, Nell Brennan,
O'Neill, Neb.; rice prealdent, B. F. Free
land, Onawa, la.; director, P. Herpol
helmer of Seward, H. Lubker of Columbus;
delegate. W. L. Battln, Greenfield. The
board of director met yesterday afternoon
and named the secretary and treasurer.
A resolution' was adopted by the associa
tion thanking the local implement and ve
hicle club for the entertainment of the as
aoclation. A genera) vote of thanka was
also extended the press and the city for
Its hospitality. The action of the National
Reciprocity league In pushing the pending
reciprocity treaties now before congress
was endorsed. The association paased a
vote denouncing the Jobbing houses that
were maintaining branch retail etores.
Badge of Membership.
It was alao agreed that every member of
the association should use aome kind of
stamp, the design to be determined later, on
their letterheads, which would designate
them as member of the association. It was
announced that the mutual Insurance asso
ciation, supported by the dealers, had writ
ten In the neighborhood of $165,000 new In
surance contracts aa a result of the canvass
Wednesday at the meeting.
One Interesting feature which was made
the subject for much discussion was the
fact that while there were some 700 mem
bers of the association In the city the
meetings at no time showed an attendance
over 800. Implement dealer came to the
city In droves at this time. It was asserted,
who found It to their advantage to mingle
with the Implement men about the 'hotels
and at the smokers and free entertain
ments and to buy their stocks of goods
here instead of patronizing the traveling
men, and all this without taking the least
part In the meetings or helping to push
the association. The time and place of
next year's meeting was left to the board
FEAST OF THE JACRSONIANS
(Continued from First Page.)
and with this money he again becomes the
power to dominate the property and the
earnlnga of the Industrious and honest.
We now have added to this gracious In
famy Juat referred to. that unparalleled
presumption of petty potentatea In tl.e late
conduct of the oecretary of the treasury,
Mr. Shaw, who. despite and against the
law, takes IM, 00(3,000 of the peoples money,
lends It to favored banks In Wall street,
exempting them from the form of security
required by the law, and giving them un
restricted privilege to substitute anything
of their desires. Irrespective of Its worth
lessneaa, aa pretended security, leaving the
people, In the event of the failure of the
elect Institutions, not only no security for
the money wrung from them by taxation,
but allowing these Institutions to lend thla
money to the very people who owned It,
upon interest, converting me Interest to
'OVm e1"' 'J eyPY t?uihnrn
" 'n,s money the use of It In the discharge
of the public duties of this government
Surely this nlaht democracy cries. "O for
another Jackson! O for a country true to
Its constitution!" Trembling In the shadow
of the crumbling walla let us cry to our
countrymen to rally to their gates; once
more support their ancient house and
sanctify the temple with the loyal and
A letter of regret from Grover Cleveland
read: "I regret very much that I am un
able to accept your courteous invitation to
attend the twelfth annual banquet of the
Jackaonlan club. I desire, however, to
thank you for your kind remembrance and
to express the hope that the occasion will
inspire those who participate to increaaed
and harmonious endeavor In the cause of
genuine democracy." Other regret were
from Dr. George L. Miller, Nebraska; Car
ter H. Harrison, Chicago; T, M. Patterson,
Colorado; Bird S, Coler, New York; Tom
L. Johnson, Ohio; Charles A. Towne, New
York; A. C. Shallenberger, Nebraska; M. J.
Wade, Iowa; W. V. Allen, Nebraska; ex
Oovernor Lind, Minnesota.
Harrington Predicts Panic.
M. F. Harrington of O'Neill was called
upon, though not on the program, and
made the assertion that before 1908 there
will be tn this nation a panic compared
with which the South Sea bubble will seem
trivial. He expecta It, he says, by 1904,
and he counseled his party to prepare, for
then the people will turn to him who
warned them W. J. Bryan. Mr. Harring
ton devoted much of his talk to the rail
road, laying tbey owned the majority of
the laat legislature as completely aa men
own the coats on their backs. He also as
serted that there are very few trusts today
which have not been built up by the noise
less, smokeless, secret, railroad rebate. The
remedy, be held, is government ownership
of all rallroada In the United States
Judge W. D. Oldbam had been placed upon
the program, but tried hard to escape and
literally had to be dragged back into the
banquet room by Dr. Hippie and other ad
mirers. He spoke In humorous vein and
while declaring that It would be a bad
plan to give republican medicine for re
publican disease, ne would venture uo
further because, he aald, he Is "suffering
from a Judicial stoppage of speech," and I
'out of politics."
The other speaker of the night was Dr.
Comba of Council Bluffs, who once met
Tha telegram of regret from Bryan wa
cheered to th echo.
Tbontnos (if ht,
A man giving bit nam as Tom Thomp
son of Long Pine, Neb., but whose real
name is arid to be I Maries Creltz. waa ar
rested yesterday evening at the I'nlon sta
tion by Emergency Officer Haldwin. The
prisoner I said to have entered a saloon
with a drunken man and ordered a drink
for thla companion. The bartender refused
to serve to the drunken man. Thompson
then ordered a glass for himself, but on
receiving It tried to give It to hia com
panion. This the bartender prevented and
sent tor a policeman. When HaMwtn ar
rived he found, tn he says, the prisoner
trying io go tnrougn tne otner man a pock
eta outside the aaloon. While the police
man waa getting tl.e prisoner In the patrol
wagon the other disappeared. Thompson
was cnargea witn Deutg aruna ana a aus
Alexander I,amer. a Pender Indian, was
drunk and disorderly enough, according to
in ponce, to na arrested last nignt.
ilvll service examlnatlora will be held a
follows: February 3, electrical assistant
signal service, salnry !; February S anj
. machinist, aignal service, salary I1.S0O.
Gus Backua of 7ut North Sixteenth atreet
waa arrested laat night In Frank Kenan
aaloon at Sixteenth and Davenoort atreet
by Officer Sullivan. The police only wanted
backua to charge him with vagrancy, but
n resisted arrest and bad to t beaten up
WOMAN IN CLUB AND CHARITY
The attention of clubdom has again been
attracted to Mrs. Robert Burdette In her
Issue of whst she la pleased to call 'her
"Club Creed." The creed Inrltide a list
of a dozen -or so "t believes" that are
largely a repetition of the opinion Mra.
Burdette expressed to an extraordinary
number of club while on her tour prcvlou
to tha Los Angeles Biennial, and la remark
able neither In plan or thought. In fact,
It Includes nothing more than any other
conscientious club woman believes regard
ing club work. While many club president
may value It as a aouvenlr from the vice
president of the Oeneral Federation, its
Issue must also be considered unfortunate,
a It widespread and conspicuous circula
tion may lead some to the opinion that its
sentiment la unusual.
The following letter has been issued to
the president of the federated clubs of
Oregon by Prealdent Corbett of the Lewi
and Clarke board asking their co-operation
and help In the proposed centennial of 1905
to commemorate the 100th anniversary of
the Lewi and Clarke expedition-
"The board of director of the Lewi and
Clarke exposition feel that without the co
operation of the organized bodies and clubs
of American women, especially those of Ore
gon and Washington, we cannot prop
erly demonstrate and set forth the great
advantage of our common heritage. We
have, therefore, determined to ask the co
operation of the women' clubs throughout
Or?gon, and we ask their Influence with thu
community and the members of the legisla
ture, to make such appropriation and give
uch support tc this Important undertaking
as shall make It a signal success."
The year book of the Minnesota Federa
tion shows an Increase of nineteen clubs
over last year, the number now being 190,
and they are classified as follows: Sixty
eight tourist clubs, 43 literature and art,
27 history, 7 public Improvement, 4 child
study, 8 parliamentary practice, 8 music, 3
current events, 2 political economy, 2 cook
ing and 80 miscellaneous. The special In
terests endorsed by the Federation Include
plans for a woman's reformatory and a
state art commission which will probably bo
presented to the legislature this winter.
Mrs. Sarah S. Piatt Decker of Denver has
been appointed a member of the Colorado
legislative committee. The committee will
work especially for the community property
bill that will come before the assembly
A number of Women's Christian Tem
perance union women were disappointed cn
Wednesday afternoon that there was no
meeting of that organization, there having
been some misunderstanding as to the date,
which I next Wednesday, January 14.
The election of Mrs. John Steel and Mrs.
Fred Clarke to the board of managers of
the Old People's home waa among the mat
ter of business at Tuesday morning's meet
ing of the Women' Christian association.
At 8 o'clock on Monday evening Dr. Abby
Virginia Holmes will give the third of the
series of illustrated talk, arranged for by
the educational committee of the Young
Women'a Cbrlatlan association, her subject
to be "What a Woman Ought to Know."
The lecture will be free to members and
will begin promptly at 8 o'clock.
The next membership banquet will be
given by the women of the First Congrega
tional church on Monday evening, February
Admission will bfeiby ticket. Tickets
will be given to new members and to all
securing new members'.'' No tlcknt will be
Issued after January St.
There ba been an average attendance of
S7S at the noon feet and lunch during the
past month and 1,079 callers in all.
The association basket ball team will play
Bellevue college team on Saturday, Jan
uary 24, and the Lincoln Young Women's
Christian araot'iktlon ' team a few day
The following officera were elected for
the Sunshino club at South Branch on
Saturday: President, Mis Sadie Hutton;
vice president, Miss Effle McKlnley; secre
tary, Miss Esther Carlson, and planlitt,
Miss Julia Gaebel. These officers wl'.l serve
for the next three month.
South Branch will celebrate Its third an
niversary on January 13, at 8 o'clock. Each
girl is to bring a cup a a gift to the
branch to be used there. A program will
be given by the girls and light refreBb
ments will be served.
The Nebraska Ceramic club haa planned
to hold an Easter sale in place of the ex
hibit that Is usually . held at Christmas
Tbo annual meeting and election of offi
cer of the Omaha Charity association
operating the Creche waa held on Thurs
day morning In the Creche parlor. The
monthly bualncsa meeting waa held first,
the matron reporting twenty-six children
cared for in the Institution during Decem
ber at an expense of $151, the Income being
The annual report of the matron showed
345 children cared for at the Creche during
the past yesr. The running expenses of the
house, aside from salaries, coal and like
items, has been $1,628.99, and there has
been paid In by parents for the care of
their children $382.65. The treasurer re
ported $1,692.49 a the entire amount re
celved for the support of the Institution for.
tb year and $1,317.21 a the total expendi
ture. Th Creche Is about two-thlra self-
upportlng, the rest of the money being
raised by subscriptions or the efforts of the
women msnaglng the institution. Tho
donations of coal, food and other things
have been most generous during the year.
The election of officers resulted as fol
lows: President, Mr. T. L. Kimball; vice
president, Mr. James VanNestrand; secre
tary, Mrs. Guy Howard. The office of
treasurer wa not filled. Board members
Mmes. Thomas K II pat rich, Herman
Kountte, J. L. Brandei, C. C Anderson,
Arthur Brandels, J. Lobeman, A. J. Beaton,
J. E. Baum, A. T. Walker and Mis S. J.
EAGLES INSTALL OFFICERS
Pnbllo Ceremonial Attends the Induc
tion of tho Rerently Elected
Orraha aerie No. 38, Fraternal Order of
Eagles, held a public installation of offi
cer Uat night in Central hall. 107 South
Fourteenth treet. A Urge number nf
eagle were present. A. 8. Ritchie acted as
grand worthy president in Installing the
officers, and made a much appreciated ad
dress In regard to the purposes of the fra
ternlty. After President West took the
gavel a number of short speechts were
made by newly elected officer and other
These were followed by refreshments, aongs
The following are the officer Installed
George West, worthy president; J. Alt
house, worthy vice president; G. W. Tier-
ney, worthy chaplain; Jesse Merrltt,
worthy secretary; A. V. Dreaher, worthy
treasurer; William Gunsolus. worthy con
ductor; Charles Hill, worthy Inside guard;
J. Hubaoks, worthy outside guard; J. Son-
nenberg. O. A. Asamuaaan and A. O.
Stephen, trustees; M. J. Ford and Dr.
Roaewater, worthy physician.
AFFAIRS AT SOUTH OMAHA
Member of Charter Reyi'ion Committee
Unable to Agree,
DIFFERENCES OF OPINION OVER FUNDS
Inability to Reach Agreement I Cre
ating Sentiment In Favor of An
nexation to OmnhnManlo
Just a expected, there la trouble brew
ing in the local charter revision commit
tee. Some of the member think that th
amount apportioned to the different fund
1 entirely too high, while other say that
the figures named will barely pay running
expenses. As there does Dot seem to be
any likelihood of the committee getting
together on the appropriation proposition
it is likely that two reports or recom
mendations may be sent to Lincoln. -
As the present charter Is considered a
mixed up mess It may be that an entirely
new charter will be drafted and submitted.
Some of the members of the present char
ter revision committee do not hesitate to
ay that the amendments so far agreed
upon are hardly worthy of consideration.
"Unless there la unity of action," said a
member of the committee last night, "there
is no use in trying to do anything with the
present legislature. What the people of
South Omaha ought to do is to get to
gether and agree An what is wanted In the
matter of changes or else let the present
charter stand as It Is." Another member
of the committee appeared to be completely
disgusted with the discussions and said that
the best way out of the whole deal waa
to favor an annexation bill. Since the re
cent charter revision committee have been
at work there ha been considerable talk
about annexation ana this account In
measure for the dissension In the com
mittees. So far no funds have been raised
to send a delegation to Lincoln to lobby
for the proposed amendment to the char
tea. "Woman Appeared Suspicions.
Just after the announcement of the bank
robbery at Louisville, Neb., reached the
city yesterday forenoon a shabbily dressed
woman entered the tailoring establishment
of Theodore Vols on N street and pur
chased two yards of canvas lining. The
purchase amounted to SO centa and the
woman tendered a $50 bill In payment.
Volz did not have the change handy, aa
the banks had not opened. The woman left
saying tbat.she would go out and get the
change. She asked that the package be
wrapped up for her. This wa done, but
up to last night no one had called for the
bundle. Now the police are Inclined to
think that the woman might have ha4
something to do with the Louisville rob
bery. Patterson Arrives.
John Patterson arrived from St: Louis
yesterday and assumed the duties of su
perintendent of the Swift plant. He takes
the place of F. C. Holder, who Is going
away for a time. The successor to Mr.
Manchee. the present manager, has not
arrived from Chicago, but 1 expected dally.
The Ancient Order- of United Workmen
and the Degree of Honor held a Joint In
stallation of officera Wednesday night. Tho
officer of Upchurch lodge No. 2 and Su
perior lodge No. 193, Degree of Honor, were
installed by the paat grand chief, Mr. J.
C. Graham, assisted by Mr. J. D, Sulli
van, A. Bemhke and Mary E. Miller. Ne
braska lodge No. 227 and Soutji Omaha
lodge No. 66 had their officer installed
by Past Master C. W. Miller, assisted by
W. H. Slabaugh. A. M. Gallagher, J. D.
Courtney and W. J. McCrann. After the
Installation refreshment were aerved and
a literary and musical program rendered.
For Stealing; Coal.
Two hard looking specimens of humanity,
both of the male sex, one white and the
other colored, faced Judge King yesterday
to explain why they were caught pilfering
coal from cars standing in the yards. Aa
the explanation offered did not seem to
touch a tender spot in the heart of hia
honor Porter was sentenced to ten daya in
Jail and Jonea wa ordered confined for
Tampering; with Gas Meters.
Inspectors employed by the Omaha Gas
company leported yesterday that two. or
three meters had been tampered with and
that $1.75 had been abstracted from the
slot machines. There will be no loss to
the Gas company, aa those who use alot
gas machines are held responsible for the
contents. In speaking of the recent lar
cenies. Manager Davis said last night that
the matter was something which occurred
every now and then, and no mention waa
generally made of the fact 'that machine
meters were tampered with once In awhile.
PostofHce Clerks' Entertainment.
Tne local branch of the poatofflce clerk'
union will give an entertainment and ball
at Odd Fellows' hall. Twenty-fourth and
M streets, on the evening of January 30.
The entertainment will consist of a aelect
literary program, which la now being ar-
ranged. Tickets for this entertainment sre
now on sale. The proceeds will go toward
the expenses of sending a delegate to the
national annual meeting of postofflce clerks
to be held in September. ,
Doable Marriage C'eremoay.
There was a double marriage at the
home of Rev, Dr. R. L. Wheeler yesterday
afternoon. Andrew J. Batterson waa
wedded to Grace B. Holllday, and William
J. Batterson to Gertrude A. Holllday. All
of the contracting parties are residents
of South Omaha. The grooms are brothers.
wbllo the bride are twin sisters.
Want More Men.
The Cudahy company wants more men
on the ice fields at Seymour lake. Just
now 120 men are employed at the lake,
but there is room for many more. General
Manager Taliaferro said last evening that
he could place a large number of men juat
no aa the ice waa good aud he ia de-
airoua of laying in a supply at tha present
time. Carryalls continue to leave the
plant at 6 o'clock eavh morning for the
lake. Free transportation Is furnished.
Delegates Getting Ready.
The nine delegates named by the local
Live Stock exchange to attend the annual
meeting of the National Live Stock men
at Kansas City next week are making
preparations to get away. In addition to
the delegates a number of the members
of the exchange will go down to attenJ
the sessions. One of the feature will be a
trip by specisl train to St. Joseph, Mo
M. B. Irwin, traffic manager for the St
Joe yards, waa in the city vesterdav tell.
ing the delegates here how they would bs
treated. When Mr. Irwin left for home
last evening be departed with the aasur
ance mat aoutn umana would oe well
represented at the meeting next week.
Maa-le City Uoaalp.
A daughter has been born to Mr. and
Mrs. William .'ohnaon, Forty-aixth and A
Mlos I.oulse Jansen la back fom dec
many, where the atudled music for a couple
Mayor ivouisay naa gone on record a
saying that glove contests will not be
A union meeting will be held at the
Methodist church Friday evening. Rev,
ueorge anwinaie will preside.
Lyman Wilcox and wife returned to their
horn at Ida Grove, la., yesttrday, after a
viau witn ineu aou, a t ucua.
When Johnny .
comes marching home again
with crackers in a bag
a marching back again
and write upon the tag
In the In-er-seal Package
with rod and white seal.
NATIONAL BISCUIT COMPANY
MITCHELL SPARS WITH GRAY
Judje Wishes Union to Come Out of Mire
MINERS' LEADER RESENTS ASPERSION
Arbitrators' Chairman Explains that
Orstanlaatlon la ot Indicted and
Hopes Lawlessness Will Be
Fossil Work of others.
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 8. The proceed
ings of the coal strike commission today
were enlivened by a passage at arma be
tween Mr. Mitchell and the chairman.
Judge Gray expressed the hope that the
miners' union would come up out of the
mire into the cunllght to which Mr. Mitch
ell retorted that the union should not be
Indicted unless connection could be shown
between It and acts of lawlessness related
The Incident came sudd?nly Thlle a wit
ness was on the stand and caused quite a
atlr among the lawyers on both sides.
Outside of this the entire day was taken
up In hearing stories of nonunion men or
their relatives of alleged persecution.
lalon Men Convicted.
Anthony Ferguson of Mahoney City, out-.
side foreman at the North Mahoney colliery
of the Philadelphia Reading Coal and
Iron company, said he wai beaten while on
bla way to the works. He recognized two
of hla assailants aa union men and they
weie afterward prosecuted and convicted.
Mr. Parker asked If they were expelled
from the union, but the foreman did not
Noting the interest the commission took
In the question, counsel for the nonunion
men called on Terrence Glngley, a mem
ber of the executive board of the union In
the district where the assault was com
mitted for Information.
But Glngley did not know whether the
local union to which the men belonged
took any action. The actlona taken by the
local union were principally advisory.
Then he went on to tell of attempts
made to keep the peace at Shenandoah be
fore the big riot there and added there
had been no dlaturbance until the coal and
Iron police were sent to that place.
The chairman stopped him. "Uo you wait
for conviction by the civil authorities be.
fore disciplining your men?" he asked.
"Do you think you can have effective dis
cipline unless you make investigations
yourselves and bring the men up and pun
ish them in some way? I ask you aa a
member of Hhe order and as a man who
would be glad to see your order come out
of the mire and the clouds that are around
the baser parts of It Into the sunlight and
into the air of free government and a free
"If it le proved that our men have com
mitted acta of violence, there Is no ques
tion about our disciplining them," replied
Mob Kept Silence.
Then followed a discussion over the
Shenandoah riot and the killing of a man,
and in reply to Mr. Mitchell's remark that
It was not the miners who did It, Judge
Yes, but there was a crowd and aa yet I
have heard no evidence of a disciplining
voice In that mob. No man there said,
Shame on the coward.' "
Mr. Darrow The country must not ex
pect the railroad companies to furnish
Witness added that the union would prove
that union men had tried to prevent the
rlota, and Judge Gray hoped they would do
After aome further discussion Mr. Mit
chell asked the judge:
I don't know whether I quit under-
IW.tg' 7 I I IB,
i ' Sr fit
A little red, a little white, delicately blended. That's
vay. Here's a better : '
Take Ayer's Sarsaparilla. It makes the blood pure
and rich. You know the rest: red cheeks, steady
nerves, good digestion, restful sleep,- power to endure.
Keep the bowels regular with Ayer's Pills; this
will greatly aid the Sarsaparilla. Two grand family
medicines. Keep them on hand. j. a ayib oo iweu. us.
atand your remark as to your solicitude for
the organization, that t should rise above
the mire or that art of It should rlsa
above the mire."
Tho Chairman Perhaps I may have been
misunderstood. It was not an unfriendly
wish that I expressed. I aald I hoped It
would lirt Itself out of the mire and con
ditions created by these things which have,
been testified to. around Its baser parts.
In reply Mr. Mitchell said that while tho
commission was gnlnj to determine all
questions presented, a greater jury was
passing on the attitude of the strikers.
"As to the action of our organisation and
the position of the coal operators," .he
added, "there Is no doubt In my mind that
many of the witnesses are brought here to
testify against the striker and indirectly
against the t'nited Mine Worker. It does
seem to me until there I some connection
tihown between the llnlted Mine Worker of
America and arts of lswlessness the or
ganization should not be placed under any
indictment at all."
Inlon Not Indicted, '
Judge Gray did not wish Mr. Mitchell to
understand that anything he bed said In
dicted the organization.
"I hoped," he continued, "that it would
disentangle Itself entirely from the scenes
of violence end lawlessness with which the
strike waa attended. They may have been
exaggerated, n ou contend. I am not
passing on that now. We have heard of
Isolated Instances of outrage which we
must all admit. We are not saying tha or
ganization responsible for every act of
violence, and we only wanted to see whether
the organization had intereated Itself In
the maintenance of order which It advised,
and whether It disciplined those actually
convicted of disorder."
Mr. Mitchell said he did not know that
any member of tha union had been ex
pelled and added that until men were con
victed of violating law the organization had
no right to expel them and thus prejudice
their case before the trial court.
The chairman admitted that Mr. Mit
chell's point waa well taken as far aa con
cerned those under indictment; but he
wanted to know whether any of the men
who had been notoriously engaged In Il
legal acts were subjected to discipline by
Mlnera Afraid tm Testify.
When the evidence was resumed Mr. Gin
gley said witnesses were afraid to come be
fore the commission, because of losing their
position. He told of one Instance where a
man was refused work because he appeared
before the arbitrators, and the commission
ers made a note of It and said an Investiga
tion would be, made. ,
In reply to Colonel Wright, witness aald
many of the coal and Iron police were of
bad character. Some had served time In Jail
and were hired as guard aa sou a a liber
ated from prison.
Mr. Mitchell waa later called and aald
the three men convicted of murder at Nan
tlcoke were not members of the union at
the time of the crime, although they had
previously been eo.
He added that the union ba4 tpent nearly
$00,000 In relieving the tf! stress among the
Si', 000 to 40,000 strikers who were not mem
ber of the union.
The rest of the evidence given today waa
along the same line aa that of yesterday. .
Many witnesses told of personal attacks on
them, destruction of property by strikers
and expulsion of nonunion men from so
cieties. Doabla Wedding Coma.
William J. Batterton and Andrew J.
FSatterton, young men of South Omaha, ap
peared at the marriage license bureau yes
terday and took out "pwmlts" to marry
(.lertrude A. Hollalay and Urace H. liolla
day of Sarpy county, presenting with their
implications a note from Mary Holladay,
mother of the glrla, who are but 17 years
old, consenting to their marriage. Tho
brothers are nearly of an age and closely
resemble each other, but the glrla, they
say are ao entirely alike that ons can ba
distinguished only when they are speaking.
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