Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, February 08, 1903, PART I, Page 5, Image 5

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Park Board Notifies that it Claimi
the Road Fond.
Report that F.iprfM Companies Will
Retail to Fa? Tun oa Franchises
ail Storks aa Assessed by
Tn Commissioner.
Testerdsy Msyor Koutsky filed with the
elty clerk a letter received from William
Msberry. secretsrr of the South Onfaha
park board. This letter says that at a
meeting held on January 19 the following
retolutlon wan adopted:
Resolved, That the road fund derived
from the levy made hy the county commis
sioners for the years 1W9 up to and In
cluding 1!'2 belong to the park fjnd and
that any diversion of thin fund will not be
recognised by the bonrd.
This action Is In line with a threat made
to the city council laat July hy James H.
Van Dusen, one of the members of the
, park board. At the time the question of
the. amount of the levy came .up Mr. Van
Dusen addressed the council and aeked for
an Increase. In making up the sheet the
I council had appropriated $500 for park pur
I poses, aa It was reported that there was a
balance In the park fund. The Idea was
to ketp the levy aa low as possible. Van
"Dusen talked for some time, but could not
'. convince the council that more money
waa '. needed. The levy ordinance was
psseed with an appropriation of only $500
fof pafk purposes. Mr. Van Dusen left
the chamber, saying that he would see to
It that, the city .turned over to the park
ttoard the amount of the road fund. He
asserted that under the law the park
board was entitled to this money and It
could he recovered by action at law.
Now comes a notice written by the sec
retary of the board ahowlng that the res
clutlon noted above waa adopted. The
communication will be. read some of these
time when the council meets and It prob
ably will b referred to a committee for a
report .or It may be pi area on nie. i no
disposition of the communication depends
entirely upon how the mayor feels when
the paper Is read.
For years past the city has received a
cortlon of the county road fund. The
mount received varies according to the
amount of taxes paid in on this fund.
When a sum of money accumulatea the
city treasurer la notified and he goes to
Omaha and obtains a check for the por
tion of the fund due South Omaha. Some
jeans It Is $3,000 and then again It Is more
Whan the matter was brought to the at
tention, of the city authorities yesterday
the general impression waa that If the
park board wanted to obtain this money,
especially the money that had been secured
and already expended for street repairs. It
would have to bring ault. . ,
When shown the communication from
the park board one member of the council
who Is well posted on city affairs aatd that
the present mayor and council wou'd not be
bluffed hy Mr. Van Dusen or any other
member of the park board, and that only
decision of the courts would compel the
city to disgorge the money already re
cebred and spent. The park board la now
composed of John F. Scbults, W. J. Mc
Crann, J. H. Van Dusen, William Maberry
nd C. M. Hunt.
The opinion la freely expressed that the
park board wants to establish boulevards
nd go to expense entirely beyond the
means of the city.
Eipreas Cosnpamlea Balk.
It waa stated yeiterdsy that the express
companies doing business In South Omaha
would refuse to pay taxea on the valuation
of franchises and stock as returned by the
city tax commissioner. While the atten
tlon of the city authorities haa not been
called to this matter yet. It la presumed
that since the fact has been made public
ome steps will be taken by the city treas
ttrer to collect this tax. . The express com-
panics assert that they are doing an Inter
state business and for that reason no mu
nicipality haa right to. assess franchise.
Annnal Charity Ball.
The annual . charity ball of the South
Omaha Hospital association will be held
In the large dining room at the Exchange
building on Monday night. Officer of the
association report that large number of
tickets have been sold and that big
crowd Is expected. Excellent music from
Omaha haa been engaged for the occasion
nd It Is understood that the dancing hall
Meat Eating Nations Arm tho Leaders
In Every Branch ( Hamaa
: t
The ruling nations of the world are meat
eaters, and history records that they always
have been.
Vegetarians and food cranks may explain
this in any wy they choose, but tha facta
remain mat tn Americana,. Kagusn
French, Russians and Germans are meat
eating nations and they are also the moa
energetic and most progressive.
Tbe principal food of the rerolo Boer
soldier known aa Biltong, la a sort of dried
beef, affording a great deal of nourishment
in a highly concentrated form.
The weak races of people are the ric
eating Chinese, Hindoos and Siamese, re.
garded alnce the dawn of history aa non
progressive, superstitious and inferior
physically and mentally to the meat eating
nattona who dominate them.
The structure of the teeth plainly lndl
catea that human beinga should subsist
upon a variety of food meat, fruit and
grains, and it la unhygienic to confine one
diet ts any one of these classes to the
exclusion of another.
Meat is the most concentrated and most
easily digested of foods but our manner of
living Is often so unnatural that the dlges
ttv organs refuse to properly digest meat,
eggs'and similar nutritious and wholesome
food, but It Is not because such food Is un
wholesome, but the real reason la that tha
Stomach lacks, from disease or weaaaess,
ome necessary digestive element, henc
rising Indigestion and later ou chronic
Nervous people should eat plenty of
neat, convalescents should make meat the
' principal food, hard working people Tavs
to do so and brain workers and office men
hould eat not so much meat, but at leait
once a day, and to Insure Its perfect dlgea
tioa one or two of Stuart's Dyspepsia Tab
lets should be taken after each meal, be
rceuse they supply the peptones, diastase
and fruit acids lacking In every caaa of
stomach trouble.
Nervous dyspepsia catarrh of stomach,
gastritis, sour stomach, gaa and acidity are
only different names for Indigestion, ths
(allure to digest wholesoms food, and the
use of Stuart's Catarrh Tableta cures them
11. because by affording perfect digestion
ths stomach haa a chance ts rest and re
cover Its natural tone and vigor.
Btuart'a Dyspepsia Tableta ia the real
boose hold medicine; It is as safe and pleas
ant tor the stomach ache of the baby aa It
to for tbe Imperfect digestion of Its grand
They are not cat brat le but a digestive,
and no pill habit can ever follow their use;
ths only habit Stuart's Tableta Indues la
the habit of good digestion and cense
e,tlnU good health
Ul be elaborately decorated for the oec-
len. The committees in rtarge of ihe
affair were given In the papers a week
o. It la expected that q'llte a sum will
be realised. This money will be spent In
roakln? Improvements and enlarging the
hospital accommodations.
Important Merlins;.
All members of Ancient Order of t'nlted
Workmen lorire No. 227 are requested to
be present at a meeting to be held Wednes
day evening of this week. Special business
oi Importance will come up and It is de-
Ired by the officers thst every active mem
ber be present.
Workmen Temple Associating.
t'nder the new management the business
(fairs of the Ancient Order of United
Workmen Temple association are doing very
Icely. So far $12,500 worth of stock has
been sold. This represents 1.250 shares
fully paid up. Contracts have been let to
he smosnt of $16,000. All of the work on
the structure except the lighting and wir
ing has been contracted for. When com.
plrted the building will cost not less than
20,000, and this amount of money Is prac
tically In sight.
Should the weather hold good for two
weeks the building will be under roof.
Even as It Is the contractors hope to be
ble to turn tbe building over to the asso
ciation by April 1. The temr'e Is fifty feel
In width by eighty feet In length and will
be two stories high. On tbe first floor there
will be an auditorium aeatlng 600 people.
The upper floor will be used as lodge rooms
and parlors.
Society Electa Officers.
The A. B. L. society of the South Omaha .
High school met Friday afternoon and after
social session elected these officers: Miss
Nellie Ensor, president; Miss Anna Gra
ham, vice president; James M. Cox, sec
retary. The members of the society gave a
sleighing party last evening.
Cnt In a Saloon Row.
In a saloon row at A. Dezer'a saloon.
Thirty-sixth and 17 streets, last night
Patrick Shea cut and badly Injured Jo
seph Rexek. From all accounts, there was
rough house. The story told by Shea,
who'ls now in the South Omaha city Jail,
Is about as follows: "There was a gang
of fellows In the saloon talking about the
Venezuela question and tbe result was a
mlxup. When the atove went over I waa
the under one In the fight and I did the
best I could to protect myself." Continu
ing, Shea said that If he cut Rezek he did
not know it. Later on be admitted that he
did the cutting, but It was done In self
defense. Shea has been employed at Cudahy's for
years and la considered an expert butcher.
From accounts, he had a skinning knife
with him at the time of the trouble and
went Into the . tight well prepared. 8hea
lives at Thirty-eighth and U streets, where
he owns property.
As tor the Injured man, the police had
him removed to the South Omaha hospital.
where Dre. McCrann and Delanney at
tended him. An inspection showed two
long cuts 6n the scalp and one quite deep
cut Just over the heart. At first It was
thought that the blade of the knife had
plorced tbe heart, but this did not prove
to be so. At midnight Rezek was resting
easily and It la expected he will recover
unless complications arise. Rezek lives
wfth his family at Thirty-ninth and Jack
son streets and haa a wife and two chil
The police are of the opinion that all
those Implicated were under the Influence
of liquor at the time of the fight. Shea,
while held at police headquartera, has not
been booked, aa the police are awaiting the
outoome of the Injuries to Rezek before
making formal charges.
Maalc, City Gossip.
Hard coal, nil slsef. A. U Bergtjulsr.
Tel. 62.
John Flynn. tho city hall letter earner.
la laid ud with a severe cold.
TV C. McDonald, the contractor. Is out
again after a few daya' Illness.
J. W. Christie was obliged to quit work
last wek on account of an attack of the
A H Merrill la still at Excelsior Springs,
Mo., and reports that he is slowly gaining
in- strength.
Mrs. W. L. Holland Is still quite sick, but
yesterday Dr. Bchlndef said that she was
some better.
The South Omaha cavalry troop win give
its regular mommy nance si me armory
Monday mint.
Charles HUI, formerly a resident of 8outh
Omaha, Is reported to be seriously ill at
Mason City, la.
Mrs. H. C. Richmond will sing both morn.
Inn and evening today at the First Pres.
byterlau church.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Laufenburg enter
tained a number of friends Friday night at
their home, 2515 street.
Mrs. a. L. Ta'.bot is suffering from Be-
vere cold and haa been compelled to keep
indoors for the last few days.
Best coal a Try our famous Jupiter, lump.
h or nut. K. H. Howland lumber and
Coal Co., 438 North 24th Bt. 'Phone 7.
Clover Leaf camp No. will give a "sun-
bonnet" drill Thursday evening, here
will be a urogram and refreshments
Friday evening the Ladles' Aid society of
the Presbyterian church will give a valen
tine social at tno nv1e oi an. J. l.
Members of the locat Toung Men s
Christian assoclstlon are working hard to
Increase the membership and are meeting
with considerable success.
Thorn mill ha a meeting of the Presby
i.riAn IIIm' Al.l snrletv at the home of
Mrs. John Culklns, 36 North Twenty-third
street. Wednesday afternoon
The Saxsfleld club gave Its fourteenth an
nual reception at Odd Fellows' all Thurs
day evening. The entertainment was
greatly enjoyed by those who attended
The women s auxiliary to tne xoung
Mvn'a Christian association will meet on
Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs.
R. C. Beavers, Twenty-seventh and D
It is reported from Lincoln that there will
h. no electio.i In South Omaha In April.
The charter, so It is reported, wilt be so ar
ranged tbat the election win ne passed over
this time.
"Why Christ Came" Is the topic of Rerv.
Dr. R. L. Wheeler's sermon at the First
Presbyterian church. In the evening Dr.
Wheeler will sieak on "Reflections on the
Birthday of Abraham Lincoln."
The senior class of the South Omaha High
school enjoyed a bobsled party last night.
Two dozen members of the class partici
pated. I'pon the. return from a drive In
the country refreshments were served.
' The trustees of the Presbyterian churoh
are contemii'atlng some improvements
which will increase the capacity of the
rooms now used for prayer meeting pur
During the month of January one case of
smallpox, fourten of scarlet fever and six
of diphtheria were 1 reported to the city
Board of Health, fheru was one death
(rom scarlet fever and one from diph
theria. Charles Hammel', Twenty-seventh and
Madison streets, whose nrotrac ted and se
vere Illness has been of much concern to
his friends of late, rscelved private com
munion Friday. The service was adminis
tered by Dr. Wheeler. ,
INSTRUMENTS filed In the register of
deed's snd oojnty clerk's offices on Feb
ruary 7:
Warranty Deeds.
r O. Connor to C. George et rl.
lot a. block IS. Kountse ad add .13.000
Same to C. C. George, n feet of wi.
feet lot 5. block V: and t6 feet lot
2. block J. Omaha, and atrip ad
Joining ,
Same to J A. Canning, ) feet lot
SI and e3U feet and slO feet lot &.
iiriitin A S.'a add., and rtriD ad-
Joining J.OuO
Jeswe H. Murray to J. It. Qulnn. un
divided 1-Uth.of neV 17-1S-U
J. C Mndssy" snd wife to Ariolph
Bturvall. lots S. 4, 6, 19, 17, 14. eS
lot U and n alley, all In block 6,
Bedford Place
K B Alllxon and wife to National
Roofing Co.. Dart tax lot in 16-
ltt-ll 100
Vnion National Rank et al lo J. R
Webster, lot U. block 1, Potters
add SU0
Kathrtne M. Riley and husband to
flty Savings Bank, lot 4, J. E.
Rlley'a sub
Total amount et transfers....
Joint Oonferenc Decides t LeiTs Inter
state Comaiwion Un teach sd.
altan of Morocco Sends Strange Te
nmeat to Vlaler of Foreign AN
fnlra of the EiHtea Amer
ican Government.
WASHINGTON', Feb. 7. The conferees
on the Department of Commerce bill have
reached an agreement. The contention of
the senate in the most Important matters
have been acceded to by the house con
ferees, which leaves the Interstate Com
merce commission a sepsrate organisation.
All reference to the Interstate Commerce
commission is eliminated and the statis
tical bureaus to be transferred are speci
fied as being confined to the War depart
ment, tbe Navy department and tbe De
partment of Justice.
Trevious to the meeting of the sen
ate Senator Clay asked the democratic
members to meet him for an informal dis
cussion of the deadlock over the dispo
sition of the Interstate Commerce com
mission. He explained the sluatlon and
all of them expressed their willingness to
stand with htm in opposition to tbe report
In case tbe bureau should be transferred
I to the new denartment. Senator Clav car
i .i.j i i , , , , . l i i .
"ru . '"",n," ' . l" . 'cu
him In demanding that the commission be
left as an independent division of the gov
ernment, while Senator Hanna declared
that he did not desire that the success of
the b'll should be Incumbered by an
amendment to accomplish a purpose which
he thought bsd already been accomplished.
Senator Nelson suggested the provision
specifically mentioning the statistical bu
reaus to be transferred. Mr. Hepburn was
the first of the bouse conferees to yield and
soon afterward the other members came
over and the work of creating the new ex
ecutivs department was completed.
Calls Hay Vlsler.
In florid Oriental style the State de
part men t has been notified that the sultan
of Morocco has decided to make an exhibit
at the St. Louis exposition, and haa set
apart (100,000 for that purpose. The notice
came to the department with the following
"Thanks be to Allah; atone to the vener
able, the highly honored, tbe wise, ta
whom reliance is placed, John Hay, vizier
of foreign affairs of the exalted American
Hope to Settle Statehood Deadlock.
The leading republican members of the
senate who oppose tbe omnibus statehood
bill were In conference for quite a- tlmo
today trying to devise a compromise meas
Tney did not change their plan for a
double consolidation, providing for the sd
mission of Oklahoma and Indian territory
as one state and of Arlzonand New Mex
lco as another, but they -talked especially
of the time and method of bringing the
subject before tha senate. Finally they de
cldcd that the new. bill should be submit
ted first to the committee on territories.
and that the question should be sprung
next week, but did not set any - definite
day. The one difficulty was the doubt of
securing the adherence of all the repnb
lican senators, as . the opponents of the
omnibus bill object to the admission of
New Mexico and Arizona even as one
The democrat j generally declare thst they
will not agree to consolidation, and some
of them say that rather than submit they
will let the bill fall altogether.
Leaves Land OtBee.
Fllibert Roth of New York has resigned
as 'chief of the forestry division of the
general land office to return to the for
estry bureau of the Department of Agri
H. H. Jones (Ind.), the present assistant
chief, has been selected as chief of the
Plan for Commercial Exehana-e.
Senator Patterson today Introduced an
amendment to the Philippine currency bill
to carry into effect the president's recom
mendation for a commission to devise
plan for commercial exchange relation
between gold standard and silver stsndard
colni. The amendment authorizes tbe
president to Invite Great Britain, France
and Germany and other gold standard
countries, Mexico and China and other sil
ver standard countr'es, to appoint repre
senlatlves to conference to devise a plan
for adoption by the several governments
by which fixed commercial exchange
might be established.
Salvador Wants No War.
Senor Lopes, the Salvadorean minister,
has had a message from his government
of reassuring character which be com
municated to Secretary Hay. Oenerally
It was to the effect that ths people of
Salvador were not Inclined to war with
their Central American neighbors and were
determined to keep the peace.
President Makes Nominations.
The president today sent the following
nominations to the senate: Navy: Lieu
tenant Commander Robert C. Denning, to
be commander. Revenue cutter service
Promotions First Lieutenant William F.
Reynolds, to be captain; Second Lieutenant
C. E. Johnston, to be first lieutenant;
Third Lieutenant Joseph H. Crozler, ts be
second lieutenant.
Will Stop Chinese Smoga-lia-.
Senator Foster today presented to the
president Clarence W. lde, collector of
customs of the Puget Sound district of
Washington. Mr. Ide is in Washington in
conference with the treasury officials re
gardlng the smuggling of opium and the
illegal entry of Chinamen Into tbe I'nited
States. It has been determined, as re
sult of the conferences, that radical meas-
ures mutst be resorted to to put a stop to
both practices, which are particularly fla
grant in Collector Ide's district.
Frrpch Ambassador Is Presented.
M. J. J. Jusserand, the recently ap
pointed French ambassador, waa presented
formally to President Roosevelt today.
Davis Becomes General.
Vhe senate todsy confirmed the nomlna
tion of Colonel Charles Dsvls, Fifth in
fan try, to be brigadier general In fie army,
Brlstovr la Not to Retire.
Mr. J. L. Brlatow, fourth assistant post
master general, has returned from tw
weeks' visit In Kansaa. While out in hi
natlvs stats General Brlstow purchased
newspaper plant and the announcement of
the fact caused a renewal of the rumors
that he Is to retire from his present post
tlon in the government service. The gen
erl stated today that he had no Intention
ot resigning, ana further, tost ne was get
tirg very weary of hearing that resignation
report which had been circulated almost
weekly for the last three years. It 1
known, however, that certain Influential
political friends of Representatlvs Dave
Mercer, who failed ot re-election in tbe
Second Nebraska district, are urging the
administration to And a place for htm,
preferably one In ths postofflce department.
Several senators and representatives have
urged the Nebrsskan for General Rrtstow
place and have used considerable Influeacs
to effect this changs.
enate Dlscnsslna statehood Hears
Mtrmoa Antl-Polyasmy Revelav
WAPHINOTON, Feb. ".The statehood
bill again today claimed the greater shsre
f the senate's attention. Mr. Kesn (N. J.)
continued, but did not conclude his speech.
nd toward the close of the day there was
general debate on the necessity of In
serting safeguards against polygamy.
A large number of bills to which there
was no objection were passed.
Senstor Gslllnger (N. H.) presented a
partial report of the conference on the
bill Increasing pensions to ex-soldiers who
had lost limbs. He stated thnt the house
sd changed the rates materially. The re
port was adopted and further conference
Mr. Morgan (Ala.) again called up his
resolution calling for papers concerning the
movements and correspondence of naval
officers in Colombian waters.
Mr. Hale's (Me.) motion to refer this
resolution to the committee on naval affairs
prevailed by a strictly party vote of 31
to 18. The resolution was therefore re
ferred snd when Mr. Morgan complained
that it would not be acted upon by the
committee Mr. Hale replied that It would
ot be favorably reported In Its present
form with his consent.
The senate then passed the following
bills: Authorizing the promotion of Major
William Crawford Gorgas, surgeon In the
United States army; for the relief of Cap
tain Joseph D. 81ms ot the United States
revenue cutter service; providing for the
holding of circuit and district court of the
United States at Kansas City. Kan.; giv
ing pensions of $75 each to the widows of
Generals Slgel and Negley; for the pro
tection of tbe public forest reserve and
national parks of the United States.
Mr. Kean then resumed tbe statehood
debate and read a book of travel by a
German author to show tbat polygamy still
existed in tbe Mormon church in the re
public of Mexico. This fact was after
ward commented upon by Messrs. Bever
ldge (Ind.), Spooner (Wis.) and Depew
(N. Y.) as proving the contention that
polygamy had not been abolished.
Mr. Spooner asked Mr. Rawlins (Utah)
whether tbe revelation for abolition bad
covered Mexico. Mr. Rawlins referred htm
to the documents, saying he did not care
to put any construction on them, but Mr,
Hoar (Mass.) remarked that "possibly the
revelator had not been able to speak
Mr. Rawlins addd later that aa he re
called President Snow's proclamation for
bidding polygamy It had covered ths Mor
mon church throughout the world.
Mr. Depew read the proclamation to ahow
Jhat polygamy had only been "suspended,'
and not prohibited. He thought another
revelation from the Mormon church should
be forthcoming.
Mr. Bscon (Oa.): "If the senator wants
an authoritative statement In tbe senate
on the subject, he may have all bis doubts
removed next session, when the new sens
tor from Utah takes hia seat."
That," replied Mr. Depew. "Is tbe only
argument that I have heard for tbe admis
sion of a Mormon to tbe senate."
Mr. Teller (Colo.) expressed the opinion
that, notwithstanding the book quoted, po
lygamy did not exist among Mormons in
Mexico. He did not believe tbe people or
the priests of that country would tolerate
However, It was his opinion tbat polyg-
amy was entirely foreign to the subject ot
Mr. Spooner took Issue with him, and
urged the Importance of the matter.
With me It Is no trifling matter, no
question of delay, and when we are told
here that the Mormon church controls the
elections in a state now In the union, we
must admit that that state was not prs-
pared for admission
Replying, .Mr. Teller contended that the
few Mormons In Arizona would not be cap
able ot controlling elections there. So
small a consideration should not stand in
the way of promise made in the treaty
ot Guadaloupe, Hidalgo, to admit as states
the territory acquired from Mexico.
The senate then went Into executive les
slon, and at 4:50 adjourned. .
Honse Unanimously Adopts Llttlefleld
Proposal to Curb Cor
porations. WASHINGTON, Feb. 7. By an unanimous
vote 245 to 0 the house today passed the
Llttlefleld anti-trust bill.
For three hours the democrats offered
series of amendments designed to place
"teeth" in the bill, but they were either
ruled out of crder or voted down by
atrlct party vote.
On only one occasion were the political
ranks broken. It was on an amendment
offered by Mr. Thomas (Ia.) to compel the
filing of returns by all corporations. On
that amendment seven republicans voted
with the democrats.
The bill as passed requires corporations
"hereafter organized to file returns, but
the lnterstata commerce commission
given authority to call for returns from
similar existing concerns doing Interstate
In yie absence of Speaker Henderson,
who ts !11. Mr. Lacey (Ia.) today presided
Routine business preceded the resump
tlon of consideration of the anti-trust bill
The senate amendments to the army ap
propriation were concurred in, and the bill
was sent to the conference. Hull (Ia.)
Capron (R. I.) and Hay (Va.) were ap
pointed conferees.
General debate on the antt-trust bill hav
ing closed yesterday, the bill was read
for amendment under the flve-mlnute rule
Mr. Llttlefleld (Me.), In charge of the bill
offered an amendment, which waa adopted,
providing tbat suits for failure to make re
turns could be brought wherever the de
faulting corporation "bas a place of bual
Mr. De Armond (Mo ) offered the minor
Ity amendment to this section, providing
thst all corporations with a capital ot $100
000, or more, doing an interstate business
should make annual returns. It was voted
down 70 to 8.
The roll was called upon the demand of
members on both sides, snd not a aingl
vote was recorded against the bill. It be
Ing declared passed by a unanimous vote
245 to 0.
Immediately afterward ths house ad
Arbitrators Authorise Settlement
Oats Deals at Fifty-Five and
One-Qnarter Cents.
CHICAGO. ' Feb. 7. As result of the
arbitration of the difficulties growing out
of ths July osts deal of last year, tbe
firms which defaulted will now be allowed
to settle all their open trades at 66 4 cents.
Modern Corn Bread Recipe.
Two cups of self-rising On Time Corn
Flour, two tablespoonsful of sugar, tw
tableapoonaful of butter,' two eggs, one
and half cupi of sweet milk. . Bake
twenty minutes in hot oven. In flat pan.
Vaaderbllt Balls for Earope.
NEW YORK. Teh. 7 William K. Vander.
bllt sailed for Europe today va tho French
lU&sr La, Lrorrainss
Dorkee'i Admbittrator kefes $55,000,000
from Harriman Interests.
Details Are aa Tet Meager, Thoagh It
Is Relieved Intention Is to ton
tine Old Huntingdon Unit
Against Interests,
SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 7. Attorneys
representing John R. Kuykendall, admin-
strator of the estate bf Charles Durkee,
today filed petition aaking for an account
from the Harriman lines ot all moneys de
rived from the sale of first mortgage bonds
of the Pacific roads, the Central, Southern
and Union, which were Issued thirty-three
years ago.
About 455,000.000 Is Involved tn the suit.
The Union Pacific railway. F. Gordon Dex
ter, E. H. Harriman, W. D. Cornish, Wins
low S. Pierce, Chauncey M. Depew, George
Gould, Alva W. Krelcht, Alexander Millar,
Jacob Schlff, T. Jefferson Coolldge, Jr.,
Kuhn, Loeb Co., J. P. Morgan, the South-
rn Pacific company of Kentucky, the
Southern Pacific Railway company and Mer
cantile Trust company of New York, the
Northwestern Trust company ot Chicago,
and Sioux City aV Pacific Railway company
are among those named as defendanta.
Local attorneys Interested refuse to talk.
but the case Is believed to be continua
tion of the Huntington suit, duplicate pe
titions being filed In every state tapped by
the Union Pacific system.
Contest for Seat at Late Congressman
Moody to Bo Oosrtlnaed hy
ASHEVILLE. N. C, Feb. 7. Whits Con
gressman Moody's funeral was being held
at Waynesville today the taking of testi
mony In the contested Moody-Gudger elec
tion case went on at Teyon. Polk county.
The attorneys say this procedure waa
necessary, aa the testimony mast be con
cluded by the 26th InsL
Mrs. Jane Reaa-an.
OSCEOLA, Neb., Feb. 7. (Special
Telegram.) Ths funeral of Mrs. Jane
Reagan was held - from the faro
uy residence this morning, and was
under the auspices of the Rebecca degree
lodge. A beautiful solo, "The Golden
Shore," was sung by Mrs. O. E. Mickey,
The choir of the Presbyterian church fur
nished the music. Prayer and the read
ing of an obituary by Rev. Knox Boude waa
followed by an address by Congressman E.
H. HInshaw of Falrbury, who Is a cousin of
the deceased. The bearers were Colonel
George West, H. F. Henderson,- M. W,
Miles, Hon. B. L. King and six honorary
bearers from the Rebecca degree lodge.
The deceased was about 67, and had lived
In Osceola since 1882. She leaves to mourn
her death her mother, Mrs. Fentress, who
Is 92 years of age; two sisters., besides an
adopted daughter. Miss Msry Maude Res
ran. There were present from abroad Con
gressman HInshaw, 'B T. Reagan, formerly
of Lincoln, but now of Indianapolis, and
Edward Danielson of Columbus, Ga. The
services at the grate were conducted by
the Rebecca degree lodge, with Mrs. C. G,
GUltng as noble grand, Mrs. Hamilton as
chaplain and John Holt as marshal.
. James B. Martin.
James B. Martin, transfer clerk at the
Webster street depot, died Friday night of
rheumatism of the heart. Mr. Martis was
one of ths oldest employes of the railway
mall service In Omaha. He was appointed
clerk on the Pacific Junction and McCook
route January 29, 1879, and ran over the
Burlington until 1898, when he was trans
ferred to the Webster street depot. He
was about 60 years of age. Funeral ar
rangements will nbt bs made until word Is
received from brother residing In Illl
Gottlieb Sellner.
Gottlieb Sellner, one of the prominent
German residents of Omaha, died Friday
afternoon at his home, 2714 Yates street,
at the age of 90 years. Mr. Sellner had
been resident of Omaha for tho past sev
enteen years, coming directly to this city
from Germany. . He had been 111 for some
days with pneumonia, which was the cause
of his demise. The funeral will be held
Sunday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from the
family residence. The remains will be
laid at rest In Laurel Hill cemetery.
Ex-Sheriff Lancaster.
TORK. Neb., Feb. 7. (Special.) Word
has been received here of tbe death of Mr.
Warren Lancaster, ex-sheriff of York
county, who only recently moved to Iowa
to engage In the livery business. He wss
47 years old, and leaves wife and four
children. The remains arrived here today
and the funeral services will be held at
the Presbyterian church Sunday after
noon. The deceased was member of sev
eral fraternal orders.
Funeral of Herman R. Yon a a;.
NEBRASKA CITY, Neb., Feb. 7. (Spe
cial.) The funeral services over the re
mains of the late Herman R. Young will
be held at the Cumberland Presbyterian
church at 2 o'clock this afternoon, and will
be conducted by the Ret! Samuel Garvin.
The Ancient Order of United Workmen,
Royal Tribe of Joseph and Sons of Her
man, will attend the services In a body.
Charles F. Krerklow.
LOUISVILLE, Neb., Feb. 7. (Special
Telegram.) Charlea F. Krecklow died this
morning after an Illness of several weeks.
Hs wss nearly 79 years old and waa one
of the early settlers of this county. His
wife is very sick and her recovery Is
very doubtful.
later Johanna.
LEAVENWORTH, Ksn., Feb. 7. Sister
Johanna, one ot the founders ot tbe Order
of Sisters of Charity In the west, is dead
here of old age. She waa 83 years of age
and had been sister sixty-tour years. She
was ons ot ths original sisters in St. Mary's
academy In thla city, where she died.
Mrs. Sophia lleppert.
WEST POINT. Neb., Feb. 7. (Special.)
The body of Mrs. Sophia Reppert, a former
resident of this city, was brought hers
from Madison and interred In the public
cemetery yesterday. She was 88 years ot
age, and leaves five children.
Ex-Senator Dawes Bnrled.
PITTS FIELD, Mass.. Feb. 7. The funersl
of the late Senator Henry L. Dawes was
held today. The commonwealth, the city
of Pittsfleld. the county bar and various
societies were represented and all places of
business were closed.
William C. Freeman.
LEBANON. Pa.. Feb. 7. William C.
Freeman, the Cornwall millionaire, died
today at Corn-vsll. Hs was 62 years of
age and vice president of the Lackawanna
Iron an1 Steel company of Buffalo.
Former Premier KaravelosT.
SOFIA, Bulgaria, Feb. 7. Former Pre
mier Karaveloff, who was one of tbe re
gents of Bulgaria after ths abdication of
Prince Alexander, died yesterday of apo-
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Bankrupt Sale
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Notice of Trustee's Sale
Bankrupt Stock
on January 22nd, 1903, I will on February
1th authority to adjourn from time to
Room No. 1, In the Federal Building, third floor of the United States Postomcs In '
the City ot Omaha, Nebraska, offer for sale and sell to the highest bidder tor cash
the stock of merchandise and fixtures of W. R. Bennett Co., now contained In the
store building, occupied by the W. R. Bennett Co., at the corneV of 16th and Harney
streets In the City of Omaha, Nebraska, and In its ware room at 18th and Capitol
Avenue In the City ot Omaha, Nebraska,
ot the name of W. R. Bennett Co.; also the
ments used In ccnnectlon with the said business of the W. R. Bennett Co.; also all
right, title and Interest ot the W. R. Bennett Co, in and to the following described
real estate, to-wlt:
Lot one (1) and two (2( and the east 2-8 of lot three (3) and lot flvs
(6). block one hundred and forty-six (146). City of Omaha;
Said merchandise will first be offered In departments as follows: '
. Jewelry, stationery, gun, hardware, furniture, meat, shoe, toy, drug, .
candv, cigars and tobacco, grocery, woodenware. trunk, art, crock
ery, carpet, live-stock, also rigs, fixtures, etc.
The real estate will also be offered for sale separately.
Tho entire stock of merchandise and fixtures and horses, harness, wagons, and
stable equipments, and real estate of the bankrupt, except Lot Ave (5) in Reed's
Second Addition to Omaha, will then be offered In bulk, and If the bid for aH of ths '
above described property In bulk shall exceed the total of the bids for the separata
departments, then the said property will be sold aa whole In bulk, otherwlss In
separate departments.
The said merchandise and personal property will be sold subject to tha taxes for
The real ettate will be sold subject to taxes and liens of record.
All bids will be received and accepted, subject to the approval of tbe Court.
Bidders whose bids are accepted will be required to deposit with the Trusts ,
when the bid is accepted, either In cash or by certified check, twenty-five per cent
(25 per rent) ot the bid, the balance of such bid to be paid upon confirmation of
the sale by tbe Court and delivery of possession of the property purchased.
An Invoice of the said property, except fixtures, horses, and wagons has been
made at a cost the same being in the following sums to-wlt: a
Jewelry ....
Stationery .
live Stock,
Fixtures ...
Hardware .
Carpets ....
Crockery ...
...I 9.92 54
5.1" lu
Rigs, etc.
... 9.146.79
... 4.221. )
... 25.ono.oD
... 14.oK7.39
... 17,276.40
... g"9.76
... 10,704 9
... '950.79
The Invoice of all laid property may bs examined at any time by parties desir
ing to examine the same with a view ot buying by calling upon me at the W. R.
Bennett Company store, corner of 16th and Harney streets, Omaha, Nebraska, at
any time between this date and the date of sale.
I will also offer for sale at the same time and place to ths highest bidder for
cash Lot Ave, (5), Reed's second addition to ths City of Omaha, one bond Omaliu ;
Country Club; certain shares of stock andbonds Fair t Speed Association.
Edgar E. Hastings, ,
Trustee of W. R. Bennett Co., Bankrupt
Tour Fortune Told Free
Kam.w a.nt full of InfMTM
U hitun it MTSTIins. g.WmUalt.g.T. Crty,
RLOOD poison
14 f InhfT primary. mrcwimrT or tertiary, pvcxIuHng
toplar ouluit! lHuiv, ruiil'tf. twr 1 hrvs,
" AcLr. Old Hot, I lir, MlM-VQA 1 avtrLMT lm
month. lUtx or EyeUrw- ftUJUi: out, etc, AUitaVly, po.
U.Tr-iy .visd forever Aired, witWui U mm of Wtvcury off
lualKa Of 1'ut.Vfth. by tin WOtstWrful HcTtAViU) Compound
ft (W ' M Of WhW'ta tTimkffa ft clftA, tiftftitlif
Wtntu ftfu corn p Is foliar with Um Hoi fvrVin ft4
Miss UVMaUneUt. ftl ltlfUraUVstam, ft4 ft I!. luV
riml, trrit tiwm nf TArv) lo fttl fuffrtwrft, AAarm
i-YVnU JT C. JrVWlliaU bcwWaw CMUft.
and Serious Complica
Have Kidney Disease and Do
of VV. R. Bennett Cos
and Other Property.
In pursuance of an Order of the Court mads
10th, 1903, at the hour ot 10 o clock, A. M., .
t)ma until such sale Is closed, at Court
Including the good will and right to the use
horses, wagons, harness and stable equip
1 Art .
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Woodenware ,
Cigars and Tobacco
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A. Bladder
trouble at once.
Cures In
48 Hoursu
Each Cap.
Deputy State Vstartwtrsvs
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