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TITE OMATTA DAILY BET: SATURDAY, JAN IT All Y 31, 1003.
ILRY CUTS DAMAGE CLAIM
One Juror in Caw Eictued for Acceptinj
Pan frtm Plaint CTi BrotLer.
DOANE VUN3 THE DEBATING CONTEST
Crelghtan nrprrifnlitltr la rrorf4
lpf Place Ms (nllegea la
All Are Representee! by
which hat ben hauling coal from the
chutes of the Rock laland Ra)lroa1 com
pan la the suburbs. Many wagnnloads of
oal were taken at night an'l peddled out
at low prices In remote par's of town.
Wholesale arrests will soon follow.
MANY NEW BILLS COMING IN
oath Dakota l.eal.lalora Htir
Plenty of Work henl ol
AMERICAN FARMERS SUFFER
Nats BfTxan Tariff Faron Home Agricl
tcrii'i at Manufacturers' Cxpente.
amendment of the currency bill. Is rr- j
tlrularly urgent In seeking to remedy the j
Til financial conditions In the Philippines, i
caused in tarn part by fluctuation cur- j
renry ratios, while Secretary Hay Is In-
terested In the proposition because It I
promises to at one alleviate the friction ,
'From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Nb., Jan. 30 (Special Tele
gram.) In a suit for l.lO.ooo brought by
David Hancock against William Anderson
In the federal court today, the plalnthT
was given Judgment for 12.700. The rase
was tried before a Jury of eleven, one
Juror, Shaw of Hebron, having been dis
charged by Judge M ungcr for accepting a
railroad pais from a brother of the plain
tiff. Last Sunday Fbaw was given permis
sion to go to Omaha. Larkln Hancock, a
brother of the plaintiff, went with him
and furnished the transportation. Judge
Munger wsi Informed of this, and he at
once discharged 8hsw, and the hearing
continued with eleven Jurors.
Arthur Gulliver. representing Home
college, won the Intercollegiate debating
contest here tonight. His subject wss
'David Livingstone." Crelghton, repre
sented by Francis 8. Montgomery, won
second place. Corner university. WesleyaL
university, Bellevue and (trand Island were
represented by TV, L Melllnger. Minnie T.
England. Theodore R. Cooper and Florence
The winner will represent Nebraska at
the Interstate oratorical contest in Ohio
next May. A large delegation of Crelghton
enthusiasts from Omaha attended. All'
colleges were well represented.
Highlander Lodges Consolidate.
FREMONT. Neb.. Jan. JO. (Special.)
The two Highlander lodges here, Fremont
castle. No. 35. and Kenwood castle. No. 162.
composed of women, were consolidated lsst
evening and will hereafter be known as
Kenwood castle No. 35. M. E. Fharp of
Aurora, the head of the order, was present
and Installed the following officers: I. P.,
Mrs. Minerva Bushnell; TV. C, V. Norfl
qulat; evangel. Mrs. W. C. Wiley; P. I. P.,
Matt Priestly; captain of archers. W. Her
mon; M. of H.. Mrs. J. W. Davis; heral.;.
Florence Hsrtwell; tressurer. Ed Mltter
Ilng; secretary, D. J. Springer. After the
Installation a banquet was served, covers
being laid for 300. At the close of the ban
quet the floor was cleared and dancing fol
lowed until a late hour.
Finally Dlea or Wonnda.
FREMONT, Neb., Jan. 30 (Special )
Mrs. Charles H. Ladd. ho was acciden
tally shot at her home at Nickerson about
two months ago by the 10-year-old son of
a neighbor. Is dead. Her condition has
been very serious ever since the shooting
and at no time did her physicians consider
her out of danger. Her funeral was held
Thursday from the Methodist church at
Nickerson. The case attracted much at
tention from physicians, as the bullet
passed entirely through her body, and It
was thought at the time that her death
nil only a question of a few hours.
PIERRE. ?. D.. Jan. 30 (Special Tele-
gram ) In the house day the committee j
on county affairs reported favorable house j
t ill No. 2. to Increase the pay of county i
commissioners, after amending to (I th?
compensation at S4. per day and favorably
reported the bill to provide f r lounty fa rs
and stock shows.
On motion of Brown of Sanborn, the bill
to provide the governor with a personsl
expenre fund of SI. 200 per yenr wss sent
tsck to the committee for further consid
eration. New bills Introduced In the house were
by Jackson, to provide for putting lists of
witnessed on one subpoena; by Jenkins,
providing for appeals from Justice courta
and relating to exemption: by Freiberg,
to prevent the planting of trees within 20
feet of the public highway; by Kehm. re
quiring freehold qualifications for road su
pervisors; by Moodle, protection for large
game: by Hayes, appropriating $28 to Sol
Starr for aldewalk construction along stste
property; by Chane. to prevent traction
engines rrom Mowing whistles while on
public highways: by Hayes Iby request),
allowing no exemptions against mechan
ics' Hens, or doctor or board bills.
The house passed house bills to Increase
the maximum fli.e for violation of city
ordinances 'from 110 to $50; appropriating
$4S4 for deficiency In expense account of
executive offices: relating t- assessment
for special improvements In cities. ItL pur
pose being to reduce expense of printing
special assessment notices: granting cities
greater powers In dealing with disorderly
plsces. and to provide for uniform classi
fied assessment of live stork.
In the senate, the majority report of the
committee on appropriation for the com
pletion of the code work wsb adopted by
a vote of 35 to 5. House bill No. 1. to
cede to the United States government a
section of land at Hot Springs for the
benefit of the National Soldiers' home, vni
psesed by the senate. New bills In the
senate were by Frjlberg. to compel tele
phone aystems to make connections when
operating In the ssme town; by Ne-by. to
legsllze acknowledgements by corporations'
officers; by Robertson, allowing any ag
grieved party to bring suit In case of se
duction: by . Bottum, to provide
salaries of $100 per year each for mem
bers of the State Board of Agriculture; by
Northrup. to provide for th collection of
taxes In cities of the first class by the city
treasurer; by McDougall, providing for
punishment for Illegal acta of auctioneers.
The board of regents o." education and
charltlea and corrections hsve outlined the
demands of the various Institutions. The
total amounts to $1,422,800. Other appro
priations asked will raise this sum nesr
$2,000,000, while the estimated revenues of
the state for the biennial period for which
this sum Is asked Is estimated at 11,160,-000.
APPLES AND WHEAT IMPORTS ARE BARFED
Only Made o Hlah that Fatherlaad
Seed Kewr o Competition la
Field Priidsrt from Tbla
side of Atlaatle.
WASHINGTON. Jan. 30. Detailed Infor
mation concerning German trade of much
value to exporting intrrcsts Is contained
In a report to the State department by
I'nlted States Consul General Mason at
Mr. Maon. points out that the date on
whkh the new tariff act Is to go Into
effect will depend on the time occupied
In arranging new commercial trestles,
which he placet at from twelve to sixteen
months, thus brlngln? the new law Into
effect somiwhere between January and
Mr. Mason analyzes the act tersely, show
ing 'how it will affect the future Import
trade of Germany from the United States,
unless mrsnwlillc modified by a reciprocity
treaty. Especially significant ore the
largely Increased duties on grain and cereal
products, thai on wheat rising from SO
cents to $1.78 per 1M) kilograms. The duty
on horses, now uniform at $4.76 per head,
risea to a figure varying from $.'1 to $85.
Bicycles. Instead of paying I9.r2, will pay
$35.70 per 100 kilograms. Similar Increasea
are reported In other Important staple
exports from the United States, such as
shoes, lumber, machinery, railroad appa
ratus and railway material. Most raw ma
terials remain on the fro list.
Agricultural Implement of smsll type
are given reduced duties, which Mr. Mason
cites as illustrative of the scrupulous care
with which the new act favor the agri
cultural as opposed to the commercial and
mercantile classes. He shows thst the
new duty on grsln. which will bo about
581 cents per bushel, In some years would
now existing as a result of the Chinese j
Indemnity question. i
The secretary also Is looking into the
future toward the enlargement of Amerl- j
can trade In South and Central America. ,
where silver Is still the standard of value, i
Therefore, the proposition will be laid be- I
SUGAR LOBBY IS EXPELLED
Aaitrian Beichnrath View. Virt as Deif
oration of Parliamentary Prrcitcta
MANY MEMBERS WAX WILDLY INDIGNANT
Sheata Beaoaad Taroaga lloaee aad
Aaary l.eglslatora rtenonnre Re
larri Till Seaalan la aaeaded
fore congress to appoint a con mission of
three members, men expert la financial
matters, to act as representatives of the
Vnited States In an International money ,
conference on the lines Indicated by Mex
ico and China, or In consultation directly
or. In fact, any line of International ex
change that promises success.
Very little legislative action Is required
at this stage, and It Is probable that an
appropriation of $5,000 for the expenses of
each commissioner will meet th needs of
the State department at this time.
It Is made plain that the commission
will hsve no power to commit the I'nlted
States fsvorable to any change In Its cur
rency system: Its conclusions will be all
adopted referendum, and nothing can be
made of them unless congress regards
them with favor. s
The Mexican ambassador, Senor de At
piroxa, called at the State, department, and
extended to Secretary Hay and through
him to the president his warmest thsnks
for the able manner in which the com
munications of Mexico and China had
been presented to congress yesterday.
Speaker Confers with Ike Prealdent.
Representative Csnnon had a talk with
the president today concerning the status
cf legislation In the house. After the cab
inet meeting Speaker Henderson had an
extended conference with the president.
He declined to make any statement as to
the nature of the conference.
Cltlsenahln of a Filipino.
Justice Clabagh of the district aupreme
court today decided that Antonio M.
Oplsso y de Yeasak. the young Filipino,
who some months ago Instituted manda
mus proceedlnga to compel Clerk John R.
be a fair average price for the grain Itself I ung or tne supreme court, to receive
cn the American market, while on flour J his citizenship declaration Is still an alien
thre Is placed a practically prohibit Iva n1 ' "titled to become a citizen of the
Completing ntar SHohrarn fir Id are.
NIOBRARA. Neb.. Jan. SO. (Special.) A
large force of workmen are giving the
finishing touches to the big bridge at the
mouth of the Niobrara river by sinking
large quantities of rock Into the piers,
ready for the spring breakup. Great cau
tion is taken by the Fremont. Ell-horn ir
Missouri Valley railroad management for
the safety of- Its trains through the three
mile chalk-rock cut skirting the Missouri P'ant in this city. It was set for bearing
Ovinerohlp of Parklsg Plaat Involved.
SIOUX FALLS. S. D.. Jan. 30. (Special.)
Judge Carland of the United States court
in this city, or. petition of attorneys for
the plaintiff, has granted an order to show
cause why the order of dismissal Issued
a few daya ago In the case of John Lee
Booker against Charles T. Crocker and the
Northwestern Packing company ahould not
be vacated. The case Is an important one.
involving the ownership of the packing
river, beginning at the west end of this
bridge, day and night watchmen being em
ployed to patrol the bridge and cut In ad
vance of all trains.
locate Wanted Mmm.
YORK. Neb., Jan. 30. (8peclal) The
Tork county sheriff has been looking for
Mr. Woodruff, a young man who la wanted
badly, and Anally located him in Kansas,
where he Is nowunder arrest, and Sheriff
Brott has left for Topeka and exports to
bring Woodruff with blm. The warrant
for Woodruff'a arrest has been la'lng here
for some time, charging him with a serious
early In the present week, but at the
stipulated time the plaintiff failed to make
an appearance and there was no other
coarse than to dismiss the case. It ap
pears the attorneya for Booker made a
mistake in the date set for the hearing.
The order issued by Judge Carland Is re
turnable next Monday, at whlcb time It will
be determined whether or not the case
shall again be placed on the docket of the
federal court for early hearing. Booker,
the plaintiff, resides in England.
. niakop Hire III la Detroit.
SIOUX FALLS. S. D.. Jan. 30. (Special )
Word haa reached Sioux Falls to the ef
fect that Rt. Rev. W. H. Hare, Episcopal
bishop of South Dskota, Is 111 at Detroit,
Mich. When the bishop left Sioux Falls
Talks of the Petrlnew Foreat.
YORK, Nb., Jan. 30. (Special.) Judge
G. W. Post, president of the First National : for the eagt he had not recovered entirely
bank, delivered a lecture before the atu- i from the effects of bis experience In a
dents and , faculty of York college. The j runaway on the Cheyenne River Indian
theme diacussed was "The Petrified Foreat i reservation some weeks ago. However, he
of Arlxona." Tho Judge'a original resea.ch j was determined to make the trip. When
and Investigation along the line suggested ne reached Detroit It was necessary to call
by the aubject enabled him to make hla i medical attendance, and he was Informed
address ot gr?at Interest and helpfulness , that he must take rest and keep quiet for
to all. I some time.
t'oal Thieves to Bo Arreeted.
8T. JOSEPH, Mo., Jan. 30. Detectives
are looking for an organised gang of thievea
duty of $4.06 per barrel
Ry an ingenious provision apples In bags
or loose In canal boat loads, when comins
from neighboring countries, are free dur
ing the apple harvest and are at all times
under a nominal duty, hut fruit coming
from over the sea or long rail distances
will be assessed $2 per barrel.
Mr. Mason says the American apple prob
ably could not stand this duty. The
Reichstag to be elected In June Is de
pended on to ratify the new treaties.
Heporta Postofllce Rill,
The house committee on postofflces and
pest roads today authorized a favorable
report on the bill Introduced by Mr. Gard
ner tMleh.). to "prevent robbing the mail
and to provide a safer and easier methrxl
of tending money by mail.' It provides
for a system of post checks, which are
made exchangeable at money order offices
Captain Allen l.eada Conalabnlary.
Captain Henry E. Allen, Sixth cavalry,
today was detailed as ciief of the Philip
pine constabulary, with the rank of briga
dier general. He has been the head of
the present force since i s organization In
The law went Into effect today author
izing "the appointnrent of four assistant
chiefs of the constabulary, each with the
rank of colonel, but these have not been
filled yet It is tr.ore than probable that
Captain David Biker. Twenty-sixth Infan
try, now assistant chief of the constabu
lary force, will be detailed as an assist
ant chief aad promoted.
Army Office Above Coarta.
The War department today filed with
the district supreme court its answer to
the suit instituted by Frank B. Edward
lieutenant of artillery. U. S. A., and oth
ers to contest the changes In relative rank
effected under the army regulation act of
February 29. 190.
The answer la based on a different con
struction of the act than that contended
for by Lieutenant Edwards, and denies
that the petitioner's rank has been re
duced or that his promotion has been de
layed, and alleges the petitioner's present
I rank in the artillery is the true one. The
answer also contends that the courts can
not control or change the records of the
War department or the entries of the offi
cial army register. The execution of tne
act, the answer alleged is vested In the
I president and sect ary of war, and it Is
held that the courts are without author
ity to review the acts of the executive in
Many Patents Issue.
His declaration, therefore, was ordered
to bereeelved, but an appeal wss taken to
the district couit of appeals. The clerk's
refusal to accept the declaration was on
the ground that a Filipino Is not an alien,
and consequently cannot renounce the alle
giance he seeks to relinquish.
The Filipino alleged that he was born
of Spanish parents in Manila In 1880, and
lived at Manila until seven years ago. The
court held that on the charge of aover
elgnty of a country or a part thereof, the
Inhabitants had the right !o choose their
The plaintiff had not declared his Inten
tion to retain Spanish allegiance within a
year, as required by the Psrls treaty, but
the court held that as he wss a minor at
that time he had a right to elect his na
tionality upon attainment of bis majority.
Oplsso had elected to retain his Spanish
citizent-hlp. and therefore was still an
alien, and had a right to apply for citi
The court did not, however, discuss the
general question of nationality of the peo
ple of the Philippine Islands.
Army War College Corner Stona.
The corner-stone of the army war col
lege on the Washington barracks reserva
tion will be laid with milltrry and Masonic
ceremonies on February 21 next. General
Gillespie, cblef of engineers, will be mas
ter of ceremonies, and addresses will be
made by Presldeut RoosvWelt, Secretary
Root and Major Oeneral Young, president
of the war college board. Appropriate re
ligious services will ' be conducted by
Bishop Satterlee of the Waahlngton dio
cese, and music will be furnished by thj
military banda. The gavel to be used by
the grand lodge of Masons of the district
in laving the corner-stone will be the game
one that waa used by President Washing
ton In laying the corner-atone of the na
VIENNA. Jan. SO There was a stormy
scene in the Reichstag today over the
sugar tariff, necessitating the suspension of
A number of manufacturers entered one
of the committee rooms without authoriza
tion. Intending to place their views before
the house, and a majority of members In
dignantly stigmatized this as an attempt
to establish a subpsrliament within par
liament. The house was soon in a state
of pandemonium, shouts of denunciation re
sounded, while gesticulating members
waved their arms at those "who had had
permitted the desecration of the parlia
The meeting was finally auspended while
the Intruders wore turned out.
clallsts Invaded the committee room oc
cislists Invaded the committee room co
cupied by the sugsr refiners, shouting "Out
with the riff raft:"
Most of the occupsnts left the room.
Those who refused to go were ejected by
On the resumption of the sitting the
Relcbsrath ratified the Brussels sugar con
vention and then passed the third reading
of the sugsr taxation bill.
FORECAST OF THE WEATHER
Fair Today, with Probable Ral
morrow, la Nebraska and
If You Want
An Honest Watch
don't buy one with this
stamp on the case ; it
mum nothing and is
only used to deceive purchasers.
The U. 8. Government dors not
evaaao any articM ot loin or silver
oaoa la tho arts. ia watch-cum
ara valurd by aviibt. Makebclwvv (olt
cams, iih ih abuviaump, nt tiatita
with Wdd. If vos buy tlica. vim bay
Mna at th srit of gold.
I These Stamps in Watch Casts
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SUPERIOR. Neb.. Jan. 30. (Special.)
John D. Sllne, postmaster of Superior, died
this afternoon after an illness of three
months ot a complication of kidney and
stomach troubles. Mr. Stine wss a veteran
newspaper man, having served nearly forty
years of bis life as an edl.or. His first
connection with the business wss at Lon
don, O.. where he resigned the super-
tntendenry of the public schools to edit a
weekly newspaper. A little later be wen:
to Xenla, O , where for a number of yearj
he waa edi.or of a morning paper. In
1888 he came to Superior and purchased
the Journal, which be ran until three years
ago. when be wss appointed pcatmaster.
Mr. Stlne was a graduate of the Ohio Wea-
leyan university. He was 69 years of age.
He leaves a wife and there grown chil
dren. Obaeajalea of Ben ewmaa.
The funenl of Ben Newman took place
yesterday afternoon at the family resi
dence. 635 South Twenty-nanth atreet. and
was largely attended by tbe former as
sociates of Mr. Newman In tbe Are insur
ance business. Rsbbl Simon preached the
funeral sermon and the pallbearers were:
Max Morris, Isaac Colea, Charles Martin.
M. Levy, T. Kats and A. Heller. The In
terment was at Pleasant Hill cemetery.
Three daughters and one son of the de
ceased, who now reside In Chicago were
present at tbe services.
Giles P. Ransom.
BANCROFT. Keb.. Jan. SO (Special )
Gilea P. Ransom died at the home of hli
daughter. Mrs. M. A. Kidder, in this city
Thursday afternoon. He waa 90 years of
age and came h re In I3S0 and has resided
here most of the time since. He was born
at Truxton. Cortland coun'y, N. Y.. July
$0. 1812. The funeral will be held Sundiy
afternoon from tbe Presbyterian church
and ths remains will be in erred in the
BONESTEEL 8. D. Jan. SO. Edward
Harrison died at 2 a. m. He was a leading
merchant. He leaves a wife and three
children. Funeral Sunday at 11 a. m., con
cucted by tbe Masons.
ew cemer tor ta Orient.
BAN FRAN'Ciaco. Jan. -Oeneral Man
ager Van Haren of the China Commercial
Siearathip coirti any, who Is arranging ter
minals fur the lino, has secured four sieam
rre to run bfin thl port and the Orient.
The first steamer will leave Hong Kong
on April L
The report of the commissioner of pat
ents for 1902 shows a total of 4M90 ap
plications, including designs: and that 27,
776 patents. Including designs wen Issued.
In addition there were 110 patents reis
sued, 2.006 trade marks registered, 767 la
bels and 188 prima registered. During tho
year 2S.331 patents expired. 4.471 applica
tions allowed were forfeited because of
nonpayment of fees, and 9.284 allowed ap
plications are still awaiting final fees.
The excess of receipts over the txpendl
tures waa $159,514. More patents weie Is
sued to citizens of the district of Colum
bia, In proportion to population, than to
any state or territory, tbe proportion being
one to 1.180. The commissioner renews a
plea for more office room.
Try . to Paaa Inmlgratlss Bill.
Srnstors Penrose, Lodge and Fairbanks,
leading members of the senate committee
on Immigration, who have In charge the
Immigration bill, discussed today with
other members of the senate plana to se
cure the passage of the bill. Senator
Lodge, who is the especial champion of
the educational test for Immigrants, has
sgreed to allow that provision to be with
drawn, providing unanimous consent can
be had for the passage of the bill after
ward. There are, however, a few sena
tors not yet satisfied, and who may op
pose even with the educational provision
eliminated. In the present condition of the
senate It Is generally recognized that the
passage of any bill Is impossible unless
all opposition Is removed.
President Asaln Eatertalna.
A large number of guests attended tbe
Friday evening musicale given by Mrs.
Roosevelt at the White House tonight, j
Tbey inciuuea members of tbe cabinet,
members of tbe diplomatic corps, senators
and representatives in cougress aad oth
ers. Including Lord Charles Beresford. Mr.
and Mrs. Clarence W. Bowen, Miss Helen
Miller Gould and Mrs. Daniel Manning.
The program waa made up entirely of clas
sics! selections. The performers were Mr.
Marcel Journet. basso: Mrs. Fanny Rich-ter-Fuchs.
pianist, and Mrs. May Pomeroy
Preceding the musicals tbe president and
Mrs. Roosevelt entertained a large party
of friends at dinner.
Working for (.oil standard.
The executive branch of the government
is not disposed to "ease ita efforts to bring
about an adjustment of tbe ratio of gold
and silver currency in the orient and in
other silver-using countries with the mere
presentation to congress of tbe Mexican
and Chinese notes yesterday.
Secretary Root, who is opposed la the
Sarvlvora of tbe Wars Geaeronalf
Remembered by the) Keneral
WASHINGTON, Jan. SO. (Special. ) The
following pensions have been granted:
Ifaue of January 10, 190$:
Nebraska: Originals John H. 8tevens,
tlnlhrnnli & Inprpau Reluane V.t- W 1 1
I 11am Y. Patterson, Table Hock, $S; Hellm
Thompson, Gibbon, $24. Widows. Minora
and dependent Relatives Augusta K.
Bmlth, Cook, $2; minors of George Walker,
Omaha, $14; Mtry .. Wtoe. Columbus, IS.
Iowa: increase. Reissue, Etc. George M.
Bell. Cedar Fal's, $17: John Aten. Council
Bluffs, $17; Rooert E. Burllngham. Oel
weln. $12; David M. Cavlneea, Lucas. 88.
Widows, Miners and Dependent Relatives
Emily House. Manuoketa. $8; Elizabeth
Awbrey, Foster. $; Jane Parkin, Columbus
leeue of January 12. 1903:
Nebraska: Originals Louis C. Olson, Su
Iowa: Increase, Reissue, Etc. John W.
Ulckerson, Ocheyedan. W; John Z. Long.
Toledo. $12. Widows, Minors and Depend
ent Relatives Helen A. Thomas, Nashua,
XN; Johanna C. Boberlch. Iowa City, $S;
Mary V. Pardun. Keota. $12.
issue of January 13, 1!sj3:
Nebraska: Increase, Reissue. Etc.
Charles L. Harris, Omaha. $15: WUIlam M.
'lotten. Randolph, $8; John W. Dickinson,
W averly, $12.
iowa: Originals Thomas M. Stees, Du
buque, $6. Increase. Reiaue, Etc. Alvey r
Searle, Bohaller, $12; George M. Brown,
Benton. $10, Orrin E. Thomas, Cedar Rap
ids. $17; Konrad Schmld, Davenport. $17:
Armstrong Walton Hubbard. $12; Joseph
Mote, I.acelle. $30; John H. Seamonds, Cas
ta na. $24; Jasper N. Wymore. Rosehlll, (6;
Htephen Gordon, Nashua. tVi. Widows,
Minors and Dependent Relatives Phoebe
'.Nixon. Dee Moines, $h.
fcnath Dakota: Originals Andrew Rev
erldge. Sioux Falla. $6. Increase. Reissue,
Etc. Elijah 8pangler, Mitchell, $10.
issue of January 14. 1HU3:
Nebraska: Increase, Reissue. Etc. Sam
uel W. Beam. Beatrice. $10.s Widows.
Minors and Dependent Relatlvea Mary J.
Hunt, Piverton, $8; Mary braach, Hosalna,
$8: Alice Van Every. Wabash. $8; Magda
lena Shulta, Sutton, $12.
Iowa: Originals Albert E. Price. Pier
on, $6. Increase, Reissue. Etc. Charles
'W. Clark. Alierton. $12: George W. Dean,
Conway, $10; Albert Dennis. De Molnea.
!'; Matthias Mirktn. Grinnell. $8; Jacob
'line, Stdney. $4; Hermann Bluethner.
Svlvla. $10. Wldowe, Minors and Depend
ent Relatives Mary A. Taylor. Iowa Falla.
18; minors of Jacob J. Hornback. Center
vllle. $18: Angellne Denham. Kllaton, $;
iheresa Sykes, Oxford Mills, $8; Mary J.
Spencer. Colfax. 112.
Wyoming: Originals Hewitt M. You
rr.aiia. Dubois, $&
WASHINGTON. Jan. SO. Forecast :
For Nebraska Fair Saturday; SunJay
probably rain or snow, with colder In west
For Iowa Fair Saturday; warmer In east
portion; Sunday probably rain
For Illinois Fair Saturday; warmer In
north portion; Sunday Increasing cloudi
ness, probably followed by rain; fresh to
brisk south winds.
For Kansas Cloudy Saturday rain at
night or Sunday, with colder in west por'-
For Missouri Fair Saturday; Sunday
For Colorado Fair Saturday; rain or
snow Saturday or Sunday; probably colder
For Wyoming Increasing cloudiness Sst-
urday; rain or snow at night or Sunday
probably colder Sunday.
For Montana Rain or snow In west, fair
and warmer In east portion Saturday; Sun
day colder: probably snow.
For North Dakota Fair and warmer Sat
urday; Sunday probably snow, wltb colder
In west portion.
For South Dakota Fair Saturday,
warmer In central and rtst portions; Sun
day probably snow, with colder In west
Or KK'E OF THE WEATHER BUREAU,
OMAHA, Jan. 30 Official record of tem
perature and precipitation compared with
the corresponding day of the list three
1903. I!i2. 1901. 1900.
Maximum tempersture... . 47 16 27 16
'Minimum temperature 19 2 7 5
Mean temperature 33 9 17 6
Precipitation 00 T T .W
Record of temperature and precipitation
at Omaha for this day and since March 1,
Excess for the day
Total excess since March 1
Deficiency for the day
Precipitation since March 1
Deficiency since March 1. 1902
y & G
last day of our Great
Discount Sale. New
Spring Goods will be
ready for your inspec
tion Monday, Feb. 2d.
Corner Farnam and Fifteenth Streets.
fj New Orleans La. f
WHAT MARDI GRAS IS,
. 1.17 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period, 1902 6.08 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period, l'.sjl 33 inch
Reporta trom (Halloas at 7 P. M.
(Continued from yesterday's Issue.)
Common usage, however, In the case of the Mardl Oras at New Or
leans, has somewhat bmudened Its original application, so that, to at
least the layman, it Is synonymous with Carnival, except that there
Is always the Mnrdl Gras day, whic h Is not only the last day of the
so-called Carnival week, b.it the great day of them all. In It are
culminated the grandest eff rts. and the entire day Is given up to a
contln'lmm round of gay pageants, making and merrymaking, feast
Int and terpslchorean nsemt)ll"'!. From what has already been said
It follows of course, that M.inil (Iras ilay always occures on the
Tuesday preceding Ash Wednesday, and consequently on February
24, of the year UW.
(To Be Continued In Tomorrow's Issue.)
Omaha to New Orleans
Long limit and stopovers allowed. Copy of Mardl Gras booklet
st 1402 Farnam St., or write, W. H. BRILL, Dlst. Tsss. Agt..
Illinois Central Railroad, Omaha, Neb.
L ..V,!.,!. HwuniPassw ' !. i a..is )'! .! inn wjwn i.r.uai a.a.w. on
iil'sA a.AJk 5'iUJ:a-'Jtiua.4Jj !V-
CONDITION OF THE
Mlaaoarl Man Bwallowa Stryrkalae.
ALBANY, Mo.. Jan 30. (Special )
Thomss l i'jmm, a bachelor, 30 years of
age. committed suicide last night by tak
ing strychnine. He had been drinking.. He
b ssld to have been quite well to do.
North Platte, part cloudy...
Salt Ike City, part cloudy.
Rapid City, clear
Ft. l-ouls, clear
St. Paul, cleir
Kansas City, clear ,
H K 9 I
3L. 1 .
2- 2. I
: : t a
! il i I
: 3 : I
: p : I
4v 47 .no I
3' 41 .') ,
38 6V .no
321 41 .
44 6"V .00 !
20- 2 .no I
20 2V .i i
441 4i I
2' 4 .00
' 30' .00
I 22 3f .00
i 32 34 .00
I 12 14' .
I &4 K .00
T Indicates trace of precipitation.
Sammary for February.
The following data, covering a per'od of
thirty-two yeara. have been complied from
the weather bureau records at Omaha.
Tf mperature Mean or normal tempera
ture. 25 degrees The warmest month was
that of 1V77. with an average of 3H degrees.
The coldest was that of Is 73, with an aver
age of 14 deRre-s. The highest temperature
was 78 degrees, on February 26. ISM, and
the lowest was 24 below aero, on February
11. 199. Average date on which first "kill
ing" frost occurred In autumn. October 7;
average date on which last "killing" frost
occurred In spring. April 15.
Precipitation iraln and melted snowl
Average for the month, 0.72 Inch. Average
number cf days with .id of an Inch or more,
seven. The greatest monthly precipitation
waa 3.09 inchea. in 1881; the least. 0.04 of an
Inch, In 1873. The greatest amount of pre
cipitation recorded in any twenty-four con
secutive hours was 1.64 Inches, on February
1x81. The greatest amount of snowfall
recorded lit any twenty-four consecuti v
houra (record extending to winter of lx'4-S3
onlyi was 8 Inches, on February 9. 191.
Clouds and Westher Averaa-e nimher of
clear days, in; partly cloudy days, 10; cloudy
days, , . ,
Wind The prevailing winds have been
from the northwest. The highest velocity
of the wind was 49 miles, from the north
we... on February 4. 18
Ljcal forecast Official.
We will continue for one weekonr annual display and
J Advance Sale &
SAMPLE LINES OF SPRING AND SUMMER JUVENILE WEARING AP-
PAREL INWASHGOOIS AND WOOLENS NOW ON DISPLAY. COME
IN AND PEE THEM AND PLACE AN ORDER IF YOU WISH.
SATURDAY, GRAND IMJMAX OR DAILY SALES.
Suits worth up to
Saturday IIOD' OVERCOAT
Worth up to 17.60
Sweaters worth up to
ALSO PREVAIL ON BOYS' SHIRTS.
KNEE PANTS. TOQUES. GIRLS'
COATS. DRESSES. FURS, TAM
mwi ir Boiini ;
THE RBUTV MARKET.
INSTRUMENTS filed In the register of
deed's arid county clerk's ofTlces on Jan
L. M. Kubns. trustee, to J. H. Kuhns,
lot is. Windsor Place t ai)
W. Farnam Smith, trustee, to F. E.
Brown, lot 4. block 1, 8)Uth Omaha.. 1.3.00
Total amount of transfers
W. A. COOK.
tn Private Dlseasea
in the treatment of Private DISEASES OF MEN, to which
our practice Is limited and to which our exclusive thought
and experience has been devoted fir mora than 25 years,
WE GIVE A LEGAL WRITTEN GUARANTEE TO CURE
PERFECTLY AND PERMANENTLT or refund every cent
paid. If troubled with VARICOCELE. IMPOTENCT,
BLOOD POISON OR REFLEX DISORDERS it will pay you
to consult us at office or by latter. CONSULTATION FREE,
and if you take treatment charges will bo entirely satisfac
tory to you EVERYTHING) STRICTLY PRIVATE AND
Cook Medical Company
112 South 14th St. Over Daily News, Omaha,
A Fair Sized Room With a Large Vault
FOR $18.50 PER MONTH.
Thlfe room Is 14li:t and la located next to the elevator, which Is a
convenleace for one s callers. The office Is light and attraciUt, li::e
THE BEE BUILDING
TEX wn.sfVf TMIiHlLINO C0
There I In connection with It, a large burglar proof vault, which In ji.sl tV
thl.ig fur any company having bu ki and valuaMe papers to llle. The 1! r
Building Company janitor service Insures a well-kepi office, and this,
light, ti.a' and water, la Included In th rental price.
Bib RLUG. jj
R. C. PETERS fi CO.
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