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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE: SUNDAY, JANUARY 18, 1003
10 WORK FOR GRAIN MARKET
Commercial Oinb to Tae Hand m Fight
for Bail road Eat!.
COMMITTEE REPORTS SOME PROGRESS
Chairman Merrlum Telia of Meeting
with Railroad Traflle Official,
Where nhlect of nlacrlin
Inntlnn (imf I p.
At the earnest request of the Commercial
club the grrln men nf Omahn have de
termined to let that organisation rhamplm
th-lr cause In the fight for railroad rates
that will permit the r stnblishmcnt of a
grsln market hrre. Thla anion a de
rided upon at a meeting held In th ex
change room of tho rtoard of Trpde build
ing Pnturday afternoon. The executive
committee of the Commercial club has
asked the grain men lo meet with It Tues
day at noon for a discussion of the mat
ter, and everything -vill hang fire till thnt
At the session Saturday the committee
appointed to confer with representatives
tf the rnllronds regarding the rate dis
crimination against Omaha reported hack
to the general body. Iterance of the new
arrangement made nlth the Commercial
club, whereby thnt body Is to take up the
fight, the report wa? mnde only In general
terms, the definite figures used In the con
ference with the railroad men r.ot being
N. Merrlam ataled that tho committee
had on last Thursday met nt the Omaha
club with railway traffic otTielala aa fol
lows: J. H. Monroe, freight traffic man
ager of (he I'nlon l'aciflc railway; D. C.
Ives, general freight agent of the B. & M.:
Amos If. Merchant, assistant general
freight of the Fremont, Elkhorn ft Missouri
Ilallrond Men Arc C ordial.
"We met with a cordial reception," paid
Mr. Merrlam, "and held a long conference
-gome three hours. We succeeded in
showing to tho railroad men that th- dis
crimination against Omaha existed, but In
the light of their representations our griev
ances dwindled somewhat.
"The freight, men admitted the discrimi
nation, but said that they were Justified In
making a better rate to Kansas City and
other points than to Omaha because there
wasn't much grain used here In proportion.
They said that the present condition of
rates had existed a long time, and It would
be unreasonable to expect any sudden ex
treme change. The alteration must needs
"I am satisfied that the railroads, have no
animus against the city of Omaha, and I
believe they have no objection to helping
us out, provided tho Interests of the rail
roads are looked out for1."
All tho grain men seemed to feel that
their way to a grain market looked much
smoother now that the Commercial club
had ao heartily entered Into the proposi
tion. They feel that they are aot stand
ing alone now, and are hopeful of securing
The meeting adjourned, subject to the
call of Chairman Peck, through the secre
tary, Mr. Holllngcr.
ECHOES OF THE ANTE ROOM
The newly elected officer of Omaha lodge
No. 1, Hankers' Union of the World, were
Installed last Monday evening by Dr. R. 8.
Anglin, supreme medical examiner. There
was a large attendance sod the social di
versions were dancing, ding pong and cards.
Rehearsals for the minuet and colonial
dance January 26 at Washington hall are
Triangle lodge No. 64, Knights of. Pythias,
conferred first rank on one candidate
Thursday evening and have two candidates
for the meeting next Thursday evening, to
which all brothers and visiting knights
are Invited to come.
A Joint public Installation of officers of
all the tents and hives of the Maccabees
of Omaha, .South Omaha and CovhicII Bluffs
will be held Thursday evening, January 29,
at Washington hall. Supreme Commander
I). P. Makey of the Knights of the Mac
cabees, and Supreme Commander ltlllan
liolllstrr of the Ladles of the Maccabees,
will act as Installing officers. An Interest
ing program has been arranged for the
AFFAIRS AT SOUTH OMAHA
Consolidation Mass Meeting Femlu in
ATTENDANCE DISAPPOINTINGLY SMALL
W. II. (irrea Gives Ilia Ylrm nf Step
Necessary and Reanlte Possible,
After Reading Rill to Re nb
mltted to Lrglslnt are.
The officers of Ruth Rebekah Degree
lodgo No. 1, Independent Order of Odd
Fellows, were installed In their respective
offices Saturday evening. January 10, by
District Deputy President Mable Stunt, as
sisted by her staff. The following officers
were Installed: N. G., Mrs. Fred P. Swan
son;, V. O., Rose Hammer; S., Carrie L.
Hamllnson; T., Mary E. Sfuht. Tho event
of the evening was the presentation of a
beautiful past noble grand's regalia to the
retiring paRt noble grand, Mlaa Minnie
Helmrod, In recognition of service ren
dered Ruth lodge. The presentation was
made on behalf of the lodge by Past Grand
R. K. Greenleaf. Refreshments were served
and dancing was. Indulged In by the young
The Tribe of Ben Hur Installed these of
ftcerr Friday evening, January 2, In the
hall In The Bee building: C. E. Clark, P.
C; Dr. W. M. Dorward, C: Mrs. E. W.
French, J.; Mrs. F. C. White, T.; C. E.
Allen. S.; R. C Wcstgate, K.'-T.; E. W.
French, C; Lewis Sclmub. G. ; Charles
Thompson, K. I. O.; Clarence Swartz, K.
O. G.; MIrb Grace Johnson, M.; Mrs. R. M.
Henton, M. II.; Kenneth Hall, B. II.; Miss
Jackson, T.; J. Bonar, R. J.; Mrs. Frank
Johnson, R. C. E. Clark, the retiring chief,
was presented with a beautiful past chief
badge, after which refreshments wero
served. F. C. White was installing officer.
V. R. Bennett Co.
The store will be closed Monday and
probably Tuesday for Inventory, but any
person wlBhing to call for part paid par
cels or such unfinished business will be
admitted at any time at employes' entrance,
Harney at., next to Theater.
W. R. BENNETT CO.
SOUTH OMAHA MAN IS INSANE
Kred . Dixon Taken to the County
Hospital In Violent Con
dition. Fred 8. Dixon of 302 North Twenty-sixth
treet, South Omaha, arrested on an In
sanity warrant, was brought to the county
jail at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon and
was ' so' violent there that at 8 o'clock he
had fo b taken to the county hospital In
atraps. He had a wound on the top of his
head which Is supposeu to have been eelf
lnfilcted.' He was employed at the Ex
change building In South Omaha nnd Is
said to have been a very quiet and gentlo
Catholic Association Officers.
The following officers have been chopen
to manage the affair of branch N.-i2, LuiUes'
Catholic ltenevolciit iisHoelatlon: 1'nst
president, Mrs. Nellie Plnen; presld t,
Mrs. Mary Miller; ilrs vice president.
Kllxabeth Moran; second vice president,
Miss Mary Kelly; recording secretary, Mrd.
Mary Wweenev; assistant recording secre
tary, MIpb Minnie Carey; linunelal secre
tary, Mlsa Anna MurHn; treasurer, Mls
Nora Donahoc; marshal. Mis Kiln Ml
nogue; guard, Mrs. Margaret Maher;
trustees, Mrs. M. Murphy, Mrs. Ellen
Tobln, Mrs. P. M. Toliln. Miwr Agnes
Moran and Mlis M. Moyna. This brunch,
was Instituted last Friday evening by Mra.
Josephine Dillon of K unmix City, Kan.
LONG DROP IN AN ELEVATOR
"omer Shearer and J. C. Henderson
Kali Three Stories In East
The elevator cable In the Gate City Tan
nery company's plant at Eaat Omaha
snapped Saturday morning and two men.
Homer Shearer and J. C. Henderson, were
precipitated from the third floor of the
building to the basement, while a tbtrd
employe, Charles Murphy, dangled at the
end of the cable, which he succeeded In
grasping, three stories from the ground
floor, , until help arrived. . .
Drs. Hobta and Hamilton found Shearer
to have suCered serious injuries and he
was removed to Wlae hospital. Three rib
on the left Bide of his body were fractured
and there were internal Injuries. He was
resting easily last night and his condition
is not thought to be critical. He is a eon
of Chief Clerk Shearer of the railway mall
service and Is 18 years old. He resides in
Henderson's injuries consisted of a double
facture of the left leg near the ankle.
The elevator had madoi a trip to the third
floor with a large load of pelts and the
return trip had Just beeu commenced when
the cables broke, the lift dropping three
stories, carrying the two men with it. The
elevator was Inspected a short time ago'
by an expert and was said to have been in
a safe condition. Prtor to the time the
accident occurred it had showed no signs'
Less than three dozen business men at
tended .he mass meeting yesterday after
noon at the city council chamber to dks
cuss the bill now before the ieglslature
pertaining to the consolidation of the city
and eounty governments. J. J. Breen was
chesen chairman and N. D. Mann was se
lected secretary of the meeting. W. H.
Green of the Omaha Real Estate exchange
eald that he bad been Invited to South
Omaha by a number of taxpayers who de
sired hlrn to speak on the bill. Mr. Green
read tne bill through and then explained
that the object of consolidation was to re
duce expenses by making one set of of
flrerm do for the entire county. To take
ffuch action, Mr. Green explained, there
will be necessary a ronstitutlonal amend
ment upon which all the people of Ne
braska would be entitled to vote. Furth'T.
he said, before a consolidation is affected
It will be necessary for. the county to vote
upon the proposition. The question was
explained in detail by Mr. Green, who si'd
that by such a change In the organization
of the city and county governments a sav
ing of between $300,000 and $100,010 a year
can be made.
A large percentage of those present ap
parently did not take kindly to the plan.
T. J. O'Nell said South Omaha wants to
be left alone. This sentiment was voiced
by quite a number. Others spoke along the
same lines es did Mr. O'Nell, and the re
sult was that tho meeting adjourned with
out any action bflng taken. Some regret
over the small attendance wad expressed,
but It was slated that the hour chosen was
a bad one for business men.
Ordering Material for Library.
Contractor J. H. We'se has ordered the
atono for the South Omaha library build
ing. This stone will come from Bedford,
Ind., and is of limestone formation. Con
tractor Welse estimates that It will take
6,000 cubic feet of stone for the wcrk. This
stone will be shipped from the quarry in
the rough and will be cut In Omaha, as
there U no facilities for cutting or sawing
atone In South Omaha. It Is the Intention
of Mr. Welae to get as much material on
the ground aa he possibly can before tho
frost Is out of the ground. As soon aa
spring opens a large fflYce of men will be
put to work on the building, as the con
tract calls for its completion within one
year from the signing of the contract.
nibbon-Bernliard t Announcement.
The approaching marriage of James F.
Gibbon, for a number of years a member
of the Western Weighing association In
South Omaha, and Miss Mabel Bernhardt
of Omaha, waa announced yesterday. The
ceremony will be performed at St. Peter's
church, Omaha. Tuesday morning of this
week. The bride and groom will leave for
the west shortly after tbe ceremony for an
Additional Quarters Proposed,
Since Judge King has called the attention
of the council to the fact that more room
and better accommodations are needed at
the city jail, some of the members o tho
council have been Investigating. It was
found that the north room in tbe basement
of the city ball building is vacant and that
thla room can be secured for $7 a month.
This, it la stated, 'might V.e used for quar
ter for women- and children. In order to
fit the room properly an expenditure of
$175 would be necessary. Mayor KoutBky,
while heartily in favor of the movement,
says there is no money in any funds now
available for this purpose and he does not
see what can be done at the present time.
Feast of St. Agnes.
The feast of St. Agnes, patron saint of
St. Agnes' church, South Omaha, will be
celebrated at the church, Twenty-third and
Q streets, on Sunday, January 25. At 10:30
a. m. pontifical high mass will be cele
brated by Ri. Rev. P. Garrlgan of Sioux
City. Following high mass a aermon will
be delivered by Rt. Rev. Richard Scannell
of Omaha. In the evening at 7:30 o'clock
pontifical vespers will be conducted by Rt.
Rev. Richard Scannell. The aermon will
be preached by Rt.' Rev. Blabop Garrlgan.
For thla occasion the usual excellent cbolr
trtr re nrt
v Ull v J
J ' condition. i our appetite will
. It rookl via, ST. Y. ' 5
OeutloiiuMi: I can personally roc-
m orarapinl your Ititters as bt-ing very H
beneficial for stomach trouble, also
m for restoring the appetite. m
m IS. J. WALL.
CAN BE CURED.
If you are a sufferer from Dyspepsia you
should try a few doses of Hostetter's Stomach
Bitters and notice the improvement in your
will taste better and vou will not be
bothered again with HEARTBURN,
BELCHING, FLATULENCY,1N DIGES
TION, CONSTIPATED BOWELS. IN
ACTIVE LIVER or WEAK KIDNEYS,
positively cures such complaints, Hundreds
of persons who were dyspeptic for years now
enjoy robust health as a result of taking the
Hitters. It' will do as much for you, too.
TRY A BOTTLE and see for yourself.
Brooklyn. X. Y. J
Gentlemen: I have used your Pit-
a ters for indigestion and liver troubles "
and found it very beneficial. I highly
" W. T. FIEKETT. "
WOUEN IN NEED OF A TONIC WILL FIND THE BITTERS VERY BENEFICIAL
will be Increased, special music baring
been prepared for the Bccaslon.
(lark Quote Price".
D. B. Clark, the leading druggist, will sell
one hundred good hot water bottles two
quarts for 45 conts. three-quart bottlea at
80 cents, four quarts at 75 cents. All are
fresh rubber and new stock, r-rruna. 2
cents. Pierce's Prescription, 63 cents. Tlnk
hara's Compound. 75 cents. Wine of Cardul,
67 cents. 8. 8. P.. 75 cents: large slse. 11.13.
Malted Milk. 75 cents. Mcllln's Food. 60
cents. Bromo Quinine. 15 cents. Carter's
pills, 15 cents. Cutlcura soap, 20 cents.
Workmen Klcet IMrector.
A meeting of the stockholders in tho
Ancient Order of t'nited Workmen Building
company was held Friday night In tho
council chamber. Four directors for a term
of three years were elected. I). J. Farrell
and John Kennedy were re-elected, the
others being Joseph Mason and Samuel
Collins. The two retiring directors were
Frank Dworak and A. M. Gallagher. There
are twelve directors. A meeting of tbe
new board will be held at the office of B.
E. Wllroi. 2413 N street, on Monday even
ing. C. W. Miller, chairman of the building
committee, submitted a report showing tho
condition of the finances tf the temple
building fund and estimates of the archi
tect, giving an Idea of the amount of work
More Room Xoet"nl.
Yesterdsy forenoon Superintendent Mc
Lean of the public schools called the atten
tion of President Miller to the necessity
for more srhool room In the Third warJ.
It was represented to Mr. Miller thai, sev
enty pupils willing to attend school could
not find accommodations. A hunt for out
side rooms was commenced at once and a
suitable room was secured at Thirty-sixth
and Q streets. This room. It Is thought,
will relieve the overcrowded condition of
the Third ward school for some little time,
although It will not meet the demand later.
Thla new school room will be a third grade
school and teaching will commcnoc on Mon
duy or Tuesday, or at tho latest by the
middle of the present weV. More room Is
also needed In the Second ward and a com
mittee Is now looking around for a suita
ble location for an outside room.
Magic City Goaaip.
Mrs. C. M. Schlndel Is entertaining Mrs.
WHddell of Atlantic. Ia.
No chnnge was noticed yesterday In tho
condition of W. O. Sloane.
A ron has been born to Mr. and Mra.
Charles Cordes, 2116 U street.
Mrs. Charles Campbell is at Newrnsni
Grove, Neb., vieitlng relatives.
C. M. Itleli was in Kansas City last week
looking after business matters.
Mrs. A. II. Miller. Fifteenth and M
streets, is recovering from a recent Ill
ness. John Flynn writes from Lincoln that he
Is feeling some better. He Is contemplating
a southern trip.
Fcank Dixon, Twenty-sixth and O streets,
was taken to the county hospital yesterday
in a demented condition.
"Conditions of Dlsclpleshlp" Is the theme
of Rev. M. A. Head a morning aermon at
the Methodist church today.
Miss May Carlln entertained a number of
f rendu at her home, 902 North Twenty
tlfth street, Thursday evening.
The I'nlon Stock Yards Employea' Relief
association gave Its fourth nnnual dance at
the Exchange building Friday evening.
Best coals. Try our famous Jupiter, lump,
egg or nut. K. H. Howland Lumber and
Coal Co.. 438 North 24th St. 'Phone 7.
The South Omaha park commissioners
went through the formality of a meeting
Friday night and elected the old officers.
The drill team of Nebraska lodge No. 227.
Ancient Order of t'nited Workman, will
meet Wednesday night at the lodge hall.
Mike O'Hern has sold his property In
South Omaha and will move his belonging
to Platwmouth, where he will try farming.
The funeral of Ed Brennan. held yester
day at St. Bridget's church, was well at
tended. Interment was at St. Mary's ceme
Auiriiar PnnM la hnvlna the lots at the
southwest corner of Twenty-fifth and L
streets graded. He proposes erecting two
cottages on the property.
nini Morrl 1 writes to friends Here from
Juares, Mexico, that he Is enjoying his va
cation and had the pleasure of attending
a sure enough bull ngnt.
Rev. Jenks of the Fir?- Presbyterian
church of Omaha will speak to young men
nt the Young Mens cnristian association
at 4 o'clock this afternoon.
Caotaln Culver of MHford, who ha been
chosen by Governor Mickey to be adjutant
general of the Nebraska National duard,
has many friends In South Omaha, wno are
pleased to learn of his promotion.
Banner court No. 75 Trine or uen nor,
will entertain the Omaha and Council
Bluffs courts Monday evening, January 1.
at Workman hall. Mecca court of Omaha
will have charge of the Initiation of can
didates. M F. Rohrer of Council Bluffs, president
of the library board of that city, waa here
yesterday getting pointers from the mem
bers of the South Omaha Library board.
Mr. Carnegie has donated $70,000 for a
library building In Council Bluffs.
OMAHAHIGH SCHOOL NOTES.
The first of the senior socials of the year
was held yesterday afternoon In the lower
halls of the new high school building.
These soclalB, of which two or three more
will too given before the cloee of school,
ara for the purpose of class congeniality.
A most delightful afternoon waa spent In
p aying games. Refreshmenta were served
Mlaa Adams, Miss Towne and Mr. Bern
stein went to attend the annual banquet of
Durtmouth. college, held at Lincoln last
week. , . ,
Tho P. O. S. gave a very enjoyable oper
atic, program on Friday. The program
railed the "Tannhauser," waa aa follows:
Instrumental, "The Processional March.
Ingred Peterson: paper. "Life of Wagner,
Mabel Mould; "The Story of Tannhauser,
Kllen True; son. "Elisabetha Prayer,
Mrs Urquhart; "Motives." Helen Sadllek;
"lixplanRtlon," Louise Bhadduck; song.
"The Evening Slur." Mr. Pickering.
Miss Adele MiHugh entertained the
Browning society m Saturday.
Misa Ruth Robinson will entertain the
Elaine society next Saturday.
The Browning, Clio and Hawthorne so
cieties held short business meeting after
school on Friday.
Tho Alice Carv society is planning to
give a very fine program next Friday.
A large attendnnce was present at the
program meeting held y the Natural His
tory society Friday. The meeting opened
with a siieech bv the president, followed
by: Paper, Mlns'Tillotson: "Mosquito Pa
rade," Mr. Coogman. Mr. Willis. Mr. Good,
Mr. Putman Cramer; paper. "The Mos
quito," Julia Nagl; debate, "Resolved.
That Mosquitoes Are Cseless Animals;
Affirmative. Florence Trexler; negative.
Ellaabeth Rolofaon; "Mosquitoes in Cuba,
Under the anaplees of the Ladlea Aid so
ciety of the First Methodist church Augus
tus F. Howell will give a reading from
"David Harum" in the church parlors. Tne
proceeds will go to the society fund.
Judge M. P. Klnkaid, congre ssman-eleet
of the Sixth Nebraska district, was In
Omaha yeaterdav. Judge Klnkaid goes
from here to Oklahoma on business, and
In about two weeks will proceed to Wash
ington fo- the first time since his election.
Judge lay of the district court has ap
pointed Frank T. Ransom, Francis A. Bro
gin nd J. H. McCulloch a committee to
draft resolutions commemorative of W. D.
Beckett, whose death occurred a week
ago and who had practiced at the local
A veritable gold mine waa unearthed In
the pockets of Richard Sherlock Saturday
afternoon, when he was searched by the
officers at police headquarters after he had
been brought In for being drunk. The
young man had considerable loose change
and in an Inner pocket checks which ag
gregated 3,540. '
Wtllfam Howard, residence S2I North
Fifteenth btreet, wfc arrested Saturday
afternoon bv Detectives Savage and Davis,
charged with being a suspect. He is said
to have found a valuable diamond brooch,
which wi dropped In the restaurant In
ihi.-K h waa emnloved and which he Is
alleged to have failed to return to the
Lodge 7S. Modern Brotherhood of Amer
ica, at a meeting at Labor Temple Friday
night Installed for ISO: Fred Berckhemer,
president; Etta M. Hrugman, vice presi
dent; J. F. Pettegrew. secretary: Gather
B. Berokhenier. treasurer; Julia E. Hurge,
chaplain; Dr. O. H. Magaret, physician;
Mre. Laura Clarkaon. walchmau; John
FIX DATE FOR CONVENTION
lUpublican fity Committee Decide on Tim.
for Making Nominations.
VALENTINE'S DAY AT WASHINGTON HALL
Warel Representation to Re nn Rnala
of tote Cast for John II. Mlcker
at the I.nat State
Answering to a call, signed and sent nut
by the officers of the republican rlty cen
tral committee, the members of that organ
ization met last evening In Washington
hall. All but two of the members were
present. Including one who was repre
sented by proxy. The sexelon pasted ab;ut
fifteen minutes and all of the motions, ex
cept the one to adjourn, were made by fly
ron G. Burhank of the Sixth ward and car
ried without a dissenting vote.
The business of the evening waa taken
up In the order specified In the call. The
first Item being "to arrange for the hold
tng of a primary election of delegates to a
city convention for the purpose of placing
In nomination candidates to be voted for
at the next city election," It was moved
and carried that the republican primaries
be held on Friday, February 13, ana that
the convention be held on the next day at
2 o'clock In Washington hall.
Following this as next In order Commit
teeman Burbank Introduced the following
resolution, which was carried unanimously
Resolved, That the number of delegates
from each word In the city of Omnha In
the next republican city convention be
based upon the vote cast for Hon. J. 11
Mickey for governor of Nebraska at the
general election held on November 4. if
and that each ward In the city of Omaha
be allowed one delegate In said republican
eitv convention for eneh flftv rennhllenn
vote or fraction thereof for Governor
Mickey In the several wards of the city of
omana at earn election.
lYnmber of Delegates.
That sold wards shall have In the said
republican city convention the following
numoer or aeieates:
First 10 Sixth
Second 11 Seventh
Third 12 Eighth
Fourth 20 Ninth
Following a motion ao ordering the fol
lowing polling places were handed In by
the delegates from the several wards and
accepted by the committee: First, Tenth
and Hickory streets; Second, 1431 South
Sixteenth; Third. 302 North Fifteenth;
Fourth, Bee building: Fifth, 2616 Sherman
avenue; Sixth, Idlewlld ball. Twenty-fourth
and Grant streets; Seventh, 1507 Park ave
nue; Eighth, Twenty-aecond a:id Cuming
street; Ninth, 281S Farnam street.
In order to allow the various candidates
to express their choice regarding the
judges and clerka of election, as allowed
them by law; it was moved that when the
meeting adjourn it adjourn till February
3 at 8 o'clock, when it will meet again In
Washington ball for the purpose of naming
the judges and cKrks of election and
"transacting such ether buslneis aa may
come before the committee."
The regular officers, Carl E. Herring,
chairman, and N. P. Dodge, Jr., secretary,
officiated at the meeting.
HOFELDT IS GIVEN A MEDAL
Rewarded for t'onvrnlng County
Board at Designated Hour Clerk
Yesterday for the first time within the
recollection of man the Board of County
Commissioners convened at the appointed
There never has been advanced any ex
cuse for the tardlneea of its getting to bus
iness at its weekly meetings and so this
year Chairman Hofeldt haa started reform.
In acknowledgment of the kindness he thus
bestows, the clerk of the board and the
newspaper reporter "chipped In" yesterday
morning and bought him a medal cqstlng
J2.3il.17. It Is of ornate gold, studded with
diamonds, pearls and plecea of hard coal
and has a clock face engraved on one side
and the hallelujah chorus of praise on tho
other. Mr. Hofeldt responded to tbe pre
sentation remarks by reciting poetry Im
provised on the spur of the moment, after
which he gave each of tbe donora a copy of
his recipe for carrying the Third commis
County Clerk Drexel waa not among the
donora. Mr. Drexel la mad aa a wet hen
and doean't hesitate to aay ao. Last week
be put In a. bill for $3.39 advanced the
county for transportation of a pauper. Lasti
Saturday the appropriation sheet carrying
this bill was voted down by Harte, his
brother-in-law, McDonald and O'Keeffe.
Today he "sprang" It again, and again the
trio voted It down. After the meeting Mr.
Drexel served notice on the board' chair
man that hereafter he will advance not a
cent from hi office drawer to meet county
emergencies, and also told Mr. Harte in a
very serious, businesslike way what he
thought bf the proceeding.
IS ASKED TO HIRE SHIELDS
Coisty Board Petitioned to Keep
Him on Salary Roll to Prose,
There was filed with the Board of County
Commissioner and icferred yesterday
to the board's judiciary committee tbe fol
lowing: We, the undersigned residents, taxpayers
and freeholders of Douglas county, do
hereby petition and request your honorable
body to employ and appoint George W.
Shields as special counsel to prosecute to
Jm'gment, on behalf of Douglas county, the
two lawsuits now pending, one In the su
preme court and one In the district coirt
of Douglas county, brought by Douglas
county against Frank E. Moores, ex-clerk
of the district court of said county, to re
cover certain unclaimed witness feea and
lower court costs. .
The signers are H. O. Frederick, Fannie
K. Sherwood, D. P. Beard, C. E. Elliott,
Elmer E. Thomas, W. G. Shrlver,
Did it ever
be a reason
for this unplcasarW.ness ? The
doctor in charjreof Cramer
laboratory could quickly explain to you that the
kidneys of a child, even a babe, could be out of
order as easily as those of a grown person. In
deed, with a lively child of nervous temperament it
is far more likely to be the case, and during .such
times they are innocent of any wilful neglect to
answer nature's demands, as 'nature does not
apprise them of her wishes. They are absolutely
powerless to prevent wetting themselves or the bed.
Kidney and Liver Cure
la unquestionably the only sure and safe remedy on the market to
!ay reaching the case of children (and adults). Children like to take
It for Itn very pleasant taste, and the Idea of humbugging people by
making medicine bitter In order to rr.ake it good In wrong If your
little one wets tho bed or Its clothing, lt'a kidney trouble without a
Coubt, and Cramer's Kidney and Liver Cure should be given at once.
In order to test it, let us send you a sample
bottle and colored book entirely free. We'll
esteem it a favor.
Cramer Chemical Co.
ALBANY, N. Y. .
Genuine, fresh Cramer'u Kidney and LI ver Cure may be found In two site, 60o
size for 40c, $1.00 Bizes for 75c, at
Schaefer's Gut Price Drug Store
All goods delivered free in the city. Open all night.
1 6th And Chicago Sts. ,
The average person may not stop to thlok what the
saving of whole day meatna to the buy, battling people
of Ainerlt'Si bnt It means both ttrae and money, nnd It la
proper to nek who la there who would not do Ills best to
win out on both proposition. The following; needs no
204 miles shorter to Salt Like City
278 milts shorter to San Franclse
278 miles shorter to Los Angeles'
858 miles shorter to . . Portland
12 hours quicker to Salt Like City
16 hours quicker to San Francisco
16 hours quicker to . Los Angeles
16 hours quicker to . . . Portlana
Taylor, James Alnscow, C. J Smyth and
E. P. Smith.
Kaasaa Disk Cloaca Doors.
TORONTO, Kan.. Jan. 17.-The Stat bank
of Toronto closed Ita donra today. The
liabilities probably will amount to about
JJd.OO. It Is said only a small per rent of
the deposits, whleb amuunt to 15.0u0. can
be paid. The bank wns one of the oldext
In Woodson county. The cashier Is W. P.
Don't be a "Jim Dumps." If you have
force, come 'sell high-class books, an ex
cellent profession. Call 631 Paxton block.
Marriage licenses have been Isaued to:
Name and Address. Age.
Michael Glees. IMattsmouth, Neb 27
Koslna Klssllng, Plattsmouth, Neb 27
John McNeil, Omaha 4S
Nellie HufTaker, Kansas 32
THK HKAI.TV M A It li I4T.
INSTRI'MENTB placed on record Satur
day. January 17:
Harrison National bank to Gertrude
H. Bherwood, lut S, block 7. llanscum
Place I 3.825
W. O. i re and wire lo toward Addis,
lots 1 and 2. block S. Ames place
(alt Claim Deeds.
Detlel Kal to Katherlne Ksl, lota 1 tj
4, block 6. Millard
W 8. Heller et al. referees, to William
Pfaender. w U5 feet lot m. Hart
City Ticket Office, 1JK4 Psrssn Street,
t'nlon Station, 10th and Marcy. 'Phone 629.
ALL THIS WEEK.
We are reliable,
One price to all
flood Set of Teeth,
i Qood Crown and
( Bridge from $3. 00
Bet of Teeth made In a day. Preaent thia ad for above prlcea.
BOSTON PAINLESS DENTISTS.
Open Dally Till 7. lloom lo. Kntrance 1522 Douglas St., Omaha, Neb.
Relieves Headache and
Howell's Anti-Grip Capsules
25c a box at Howell Drug Co., 16th and Capitol Ave.
fflX Kulm's Glycerole of Roses
For'snle nt Knhn's Drag Store. Fifteenth and Doaglaa Irretf.
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