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THE OMATTA DAILY TWT.t FRTPAY. AUOUST
MMOdRS AND MAGAZINES
Lillian Es'l Amweri H r Eolith Critici in
A NOVEL WITH A MORPHINE FIEND AS HERO
Orgrartl Gordon's Itemlnlarences to
Bo Printed In Book Form by
Article In I'faraoa't,
Illnn Bell was asked the other day if
ana thought her English ultlcs correct In
their objections to her deetf-iptions of Krig
lish manners tn "The Dowager Countess
and th. American Girl," Just published by
the Harpers. -
"I am sometimes accused," she replied
earnestly, "of being tuo patriotic. But It
seems to me that no one with the gift of
observation and rejection could fall to be
impressed with our superiority as Ameri
cans, comparing ourselves, trait by trait,
ven with our ancestors the English. Al
though w can only count generations
where the English can boast centuries, we
have so far outstripped them In tolerance
In good humor. In willingness to ba In
structed and tn breadth 01 judgment that
we have a right to feel proud when we
compare ourselves to them.
"Take, for example, only one subject-
that of the treatment accorded the English
In American literature enq of the Amcrl
can in ngllsh literature. Bven our adored
Dickens wrote of Americana as no Anierl
can ever could write of the English, yet
Irjr. There is a romance, too, and It Ik
'is unusual a love tale as the book
usual when compared to the average "latest
hovel." Frederick A. Stokes Is the pub
taun". AFFAIRS AT SOUTH OMAHA
School Board Invites Architect! to Compete
on High School Plant.
"Truth and a 'Woman," by Anna Hobo-
son Brown, is the story of the love afftlr
of a wealthy New Tork orphan girl, Mary OUTLINE OF BUILDING TO BE REQUIRED
L,anKiana. niary naa Deen rained an fcpi'
copallan, and was supposed to he well
grounded In the faith, but a chance meet
ing with an agnostic, Prof. Geralnt, changes
all her prospects In life. The last glimpse
we are given of her Is most pitiful. Her
faith destroyed, family ties shaken, her
spirit broken, and the author of It ail.
the professor who so shamefully disrupted I
ell life's ties, himself banlohed, and roor I
Mary left to suffer alone. Published by
Herbert 8. 8tone & Co., Chicago.
Pearson's Magazine for September con
tains two subjects of the greatest inter
national Interest, "America's Debt to the
Stipulations Binding on Competitors
Are Inserted In Advertisement
and Public Cariosity Is
On June 23 the people of South Omaha
voted bonds in the sum of $100,1X0 for the
construction of a high school building.
Competitive plans are being advertised for
by the Hoard of Education. The advertise
ment calls for a building to cost not less
than J75,WO, exclusive of heat, ventila
tion, plumbing, and the fitting up of tha
This Sole Will Surpass Anything of the Kind Ever Attempted in Omaha.
THE COMPLETE SAMPLE LINES OF THE THREE FINEST FUKNTf UltE FACTORIES IN THIS COUNTRY. THESE
GOODS WERE MADE FOR SAMPLES, MIND YOU, AND HA YE A STYLE AND FINISH THAT CANNOT RE SURPASSED
AT ANY PRICE. OUR PURCHASE WAS JUST ONE-HALF THE COST OF REGULAR GOODS. WE DOUG 1 IT THE
GOODS FOR AN ADVERTISEMENT THEY GO ON SALE F RIDAY MORNING, AND THE FIRST liUYERS TAKE 1 HEIR
CHOICE. NO GOODS SOLD TO DEALERS OR HELD IN RESERVE FOR ANYRODY. THIS IS AN OPPORTUNITY. 'ID
BUY THE FINEST GOODS AT HALF THE MANUFACTURER'S COST, THAT VERY RARELY. HAPPENS.
Russian Jew." which at this time when .clence rooms, the seating in the assem-
the Klshlneff massacre Is still vivid in the
bly room, blackboards, and the archi-
publlc mind, will be of universal Interest, tecf, feC- Tho arthlu,ct who8e plan, ttre
and "Sir Thomas Llpton's Own Tale." In accepted will be made superintendent of
wmcn me great insn yacntsman mases tha building at a fee to bo agreed upon
his debut as a magazine writer and tells ,ater- For tne BeconA hrBt plan8 th,
of nit quest for the blue ribbon of the sea. board wl pay to tho archltect ,1J0, and
lru lory Dlr momaa J.ip- ror the third best 1100. It Is stated In tha
ton nimseir, not only ot his endeavors to advertisement that the emnh.vm.nt of
lift America's cup. from the time Sir th9 archltect whose plans shall be selected
George Newnes' plans failed to materialise 8hall ba eond,...,. UDon tho boa,d b.,n
up to the eve of the greatest yacht race ablB tQ ,et contract, t0 buuder, ,who U89
in History, out also or many interesting flr,t.cIa material and good construction.
personal experiences in nis marveiousiy The propo(ied bulMng is to seat 800 peo
successful career. -i. in ,-. hi.i,. t m.in
study rooms, recitation rooms, wardrobes.
The announcements of The Red Book for and possibly a gymnasium. This proposed
W. flung his jeers and sneers aside and 8ePtfmb" indicate that the standard of building is to be of brick and stone, with
welcomed him to our country like a prince. 7 ' - vi w.o , state root. .urcnuecis wno aesire o
and we read even "Martin Chuzilewlf and lec,ea Ior lnml "P"" 'u compete in tnis test must submit plan.
American Notes" with a good humor ng. Among i. '" not later man i p. m. on Tuesday, bep-
unruffled as we accord to his other works. lu pp -r ' oep.einucr . temoer i,
Tha Tritnr. hi, Robert Hlchens, Tone Noguehl, Harriet A. At the close of the last school year there
"And Du Maurler hated Americans. I "ingrove rnnup. vu- were less than 200 pupils In the high
hare been told by my Enaifsh friends, and Pennelm' ia w. beanie. iDetn J school, and the estimate now Is that pos-
hls brutal caricature of the American girl Bank" anJ hlf aoMa others who are Blbiy thero may be 350 pupils during the
In "Trilby" expressed but a tithe of his recs"nised favorite contributors of the coming year. Since there has been such
dislike of us. While more of the modern ' notlon to publications or the highest a demand for more school room, people
writers than I could mention fall upon the 8'analn- I are wondering why the board does not go
American, whenever they need a buffoon. I " I head and advertise for bids, subject to
as naturally as they en.t when they hunger. The Increasing; circulation in oreat the acceptance of the bonds. 'While the
Tet we seldom romDlaln. and nnt nniv w. Britain of Funk WagnallS company a bonds have been sold to eastern Dartles,
tow such books from the libraries, but pay Publications through their London branch tho bond attorneys have not yet rendered
ut our good money for them and put them ha" calld the attention of the English a decision, but It Is thought that the pur-
tipon our book-shelves with the utmost ccs to another "American Invasion" in cha.e will go through. By delaying the
good humor. the shape of "reformed spelling." Buch opening of architects' plana until Sep-
"Tet mark the difference! Whan an spellings as "theater' and catalog have tember L and then Dosslblv soma further
Amorlcan novelist write even the most "specially kindled their ire. One crltlo delajr ln getting the money, it will be well
trivial criticism of the English when I bursts into rhyme in tne uatier:
Fonetik spellng l aonor.
And nawt can rows mi one
Or ruffel up ml temper trior
Than Isak Fltman s suie.
7.50 Oak ChiiTonieres, 5 drawers, at ?.J.D.
$9.50 Oak CbilTonicres, 5 drawers and French plate glass, nt.?3.S3
$10.50 Oak Cliitlonieres at ?G.S5
comment ever so lightly upon facts such
as tha big feet or Ill-hanging skirts of
English women; or upon the bad manners
of both sexes when travermg, what do I
tiewxT A roar of pain and rage from the
British Hon, who loudly complains that 'it
hurts' when I twist his tail! But when
English authors pull out the, tail feathers
of the American eagle so completely ss to
leave him bobtalled, he only flaps his wings,
and grows another set. m
"Suppose It does 'hurt' to see how my
English dowager countess appears to Amer
ican eyes, can any one who hits traveled
deny that such a type exists? Nay, more.
Have I even exaggerated T"
"Felix." Is a novel In which a boy, Felix, I
along ln the fall when excavating can be
Alleged Forgers Arrested,
Upon complaint of F. Frushard, a busi
ness man ln the city, Albert and Arthur
Ackerman have been arrested. It Is as
serted that the young men stole Cudahy
pay checks to the amount of 5o, and then
cashed the same, signing the names of
employes. Judge King says the boys have
practically admitted that they passed the
checks, but they will not divulge the name
of the person who gave them the checks
to be cashed. The thief went through the
clothing of a number of worklncmen whose
The above books are for sale by tne Me- clothes were hanging ln the cloak room.
geatn Miaiionery CO.. urn arnam sireeu ttnd the checks wore taken. Acting Chief
Elsfelder worked on the case yesterday,
The Tanky "theater" and such
At folo In Its trane
Anol ml gentl sole so much
That I becum profane..
A traveler with but wun "1"
Wil make me simply fome,
For foke hoo canot lern to epel
llad better stop at home.
Wun nedes to be no pedagog
To shut this horld voge:
Cood he noo rites down "catalog"
Be other than a roge?
la the hero, written by Robert Hlchens. CONSTABLE STIRS UP. THINGS bu cul n "nd anyone who could Iden
Fellx passes through a great many temirta- tlfy the bovs as havinr cashed tha checks.
tions and has many strugdes with him- gelaea Cash Register In sv Restaurant Judge King said that an effort was boing
elf. Dut comes out all right. The story
holds the reader's attention from the be
ginning. It portrays the decline of a
victim of the morphia habit, yet it can
scarcely be said to be rensational, for
and Starts Holdup
Excitement ran high ln tha neighborhood
while the picture Is drawn In all Its horror I of 807 South Twelfth street about 6 o'clock
yet It Is done In such a way that one feels yesterday afternoon. Miss Julia Berg la
made to have the boys .discharged from
custody providing the money was 're
turned. This will most likely be done to
BlaT Fertiliser Shipment.
Thursday afternoon Swift and Company
, . , , - ... oii. um ui Duuui vinaim vn. ui uio mrioni
IJ " !iV,lmnt eV"n- W ta ; cashl" ta the roaha "'Uurant' wh,ch c' shipments of fertiliser ever sent out from
tuK tl wTVlTt 11 ' 'meml"-, P'b- cuples the room at the number given. She th- c, The hl t coft(,tl)isa of a
Ihea hy Frederick A. Stokes Co.. New rushed out onto the street and spreadthe peolal traIn of twe, ca an(, contalned
"' wo tons or fertiliser. This train went over
by three men who came to the place ln a thB M1..ollri P..ifl . w.hh nmih... t
Oen. John B. Gordon's reminiscences, buggy, and as the residents in the vicinity -
ajiner. Wn T.tttlA it .nv fartlllmei. I.
which have been appearing In Scrlbncr a had seen some men who answered the de- U8ed ,n l)Wa op Ntbraskft th, bulk of
magazine, are only a small part of the acnptlon given drive away wua ine th, ahlpmenU from tnl8 polnt goInf. 80Utn
eiaDoraie volume to be published this fall register oeionging io me mwurni m u- or to California
tinder the title. "Reminiscences of tha ment before, tire report was soon current I
Civil War." The charming narrative that a daylight robbery had been com- will Witness Fight.
tyle of General Gordon, and his abound- mltted. The cashier notified the police as I Quite a number of South Omaha people
Ing good-will to all sections of the coun- oon as possible and Detectives Mitchell I will witness the Corbett-Jeffries prize
try unite In giving a personal character to and Davis were assigned to the case. I fight at San Francisco tonight. The South
this volume which Is to be found ln few In telling her story the girl said that Omaha contingent Is made up of W. C.
of the records of the Civil war. General 1 the three men entered the place and told Lambert. Harry M. Christie, Roy Honey,
Gordon's long career In public life and his her that they wanted to take the register I D. S. Clark, Dee Erlon, P. J. Martin,
travels all over the United States lectur- away for a time to repair It. She under- Myles E. Welsh and S. C. Shrlgley. As-
Ing have added to his memories many took to remove the money which It con- slstant City Attorney Cohn had a telegram
anecdotes and stories gathered from other talned, about 17, when one of the men ob- last night from Mr. Lambert stating that
prominent actors tn the great war drama. jected and told her to leave the cash ln the party arrived In good condition after
the till. This was the first time it oc- the long trip, and they looked forward to
T- - !, .,. .. i currea to ner tnai a noiaup waa iu piusivB. i witnessing a nrsi-ciass nint,
of the Atlantic, of the project to bring- n1 ,ho r" out anKftV!. th taUirm; Mayor Pardon. Roberts.
Wagner', opera. "Parsifal" to New Ymk. to h Mayor Koutsky has pardoned Guy Rob
tha annOU!ment ?f P-tie English re" " Ltar ted ouf to flnJ the Yob- who was serving a sentence of thlrt,
version of this text it timely
It IS rrom I . ...... . .. ax. .v.t diva In the countv 1all for taDolna the
th. pen of Oliver HuckeL of Baltimore, who '(hcy were til a Tim Mun.er's commission store.
ha"haVJcU' ha. .erved fifteen day. of hi.
opera at aayreuin. i no uousners. Me.sr.. .r.ltf hMn Tvytna. on th, sentence. A great deal of pressure was
I nomas x. iroweu Co., are bringing the " ' .... ..... broueht to bear on the mayor br friends
volume out In a. ett.ng worthy of th. text "ythl" ttTwo "en of Rob.ru to let him go this Urns, and
r'V..'. tyPd!n' W biack and rA-S lK the mayor finally consented. Joseph Cur-
ana luusirauons oy oiassgn. - - " " - . ... tl. sent un for bein drunk and beatlns
crow asserts tnat iiw ucui " " uu - , -
k ,iativB and that she does his wife, was also pardoned. Mra Curtis
"The Sacrlflca of tne Shannon." by W. ' Bh. M -h. WOuld mak. no notified the authorities that unless bar
A TV. A I V. J 111 . . . . I ' v " . " I. . , . . . . a . .
Murv "v.nii'i, 1....1.1UB vuis u, me attempt to secure the return of the prop- nuBDana was reieasea a no wouia nave- iv
rescue of a large ocean liner, or rather erty thf) reKl8ter was an old one. and If PPly to the oounty for aid. A. Curtis
of two ocean liners, which become Ice- th.' WB0 ot possession of It was satis- promised to be good ln the future the
bound in tne ouir or at. i-awrence. Th. fled gh WM The tw0 women who own tn, mayor pardoned him,
first ship that went to th. rescue was It-
restaurant. Little Crow and Sadie Carver.
Umber Arrived Last Might,
The car load of lumber for th. repairs
to the Q street viaduct arrived last night
In some way this one car which was
tale, worthy a thorough and careful read-
Pm-mjmm w- -k
aru awaoieu. bo anomer was necessary. k.u .h.n tha men r
Th. first on. Anally .anfc but th. crew L,,, on the ,cene and knew nothing of the
vara Th. description of the gal- untll thrir return. When told
tan. .i..v. anu wm wunuanui resisianoe '. .k u,hl .ml laid thtv " " " "-
to the crushing force of the gigantic mass " 1 . , ' h,fllin ,bnu. i, and ""'PP1 from Oregon was lost, and traoers
of ice. mad. by th. hug. vessels, the '"11 ood Joke that so much wer Bfnt out- n account ef tha aelay
heroism of the men and the story em'4 10 'ta'..?. . ,? flnln this car, work on the viaduct
of the wonderful work of the en- 0"erao,l' "u ' was suspended. Chief Engineer King ot
gt-.es makes an Interesting and absorbing c,dent tn9 tock yards company Bays that it
v, ...... I will take only three or four days now to
KUDbtU bT ,A UAdUMU WCNlfl finish the planking on the bridge. He ex
I pects to have the viaduct open for traf
C. W. E-oper of Taoor, is., fans im nc about the middle of next week.
tha HaaUs of a Husky Henalrlnir Hlver Road.
sTresa. I Onma rtnan work wil bpln-r dnna nn tha
sand bars at the foot ot Missouri avenue
Another Iowa business man furnished yesterday. In order that the city would
more work for the police force last night, have a road to the river. This road I
Ills name is C. W. Loper and he runs a I needed for the dumping of garbage. When
jewelry store at Tabor. I the work la completed the road will run
Mr. Loper came to Omaha for the pur- down Missouri avenue to Thirteenth
poss of buying goods. After the day's busl- I street, thence north to J street, east on
ness was finished he concluded to take a J street to Twelfth street, and south to
stroll before retiring. In his walk about Missouri avenue. From the foot of Mia
the city he wandored to tha vicinity ot sourl avenue th. road runs directly east
Thirteenth and Dodge streets. As he was across sand bars to ths bank of the river
passing a weed patch, a dusky damsel ap- where garbage Is dumped. Willows and
proached from tho opposite direction and manure are being used to make this road
accosted him. She wanted him to accom- across tho sand bars. The work is being
pany her to a room, but this he refused to dona by the city under the direction Ot
do She threw her arms about him upon Mayor Koutsky and City Engineer BeaL
his refus.ii, and the two had a tussle.
hlch wound up In the weed patch. Finally
Loner broke awar from the woman and Anna and Herman seller have served
got out of the neighborhood as soon as notice on the city clerk, demanding a cer
possible. Abeut fifteen minutes after the titled copy of the proceedings of ths city
Incident occurred he happened to think of council wherein their claim for damages
his Docketbook and felt for It In Its ac- was turned down. This case grows out
customed place In his hip pocket. It was of the grading of Q street, between Twen
gone. He lost no time In notifying a police-
I Breakfast, Dinner
and Supper served
pure wheat food).
Ask your grocer fot
MEGEAT11 STAT. CO.
1308 FARNAfl STREET.
Everybody la reading this suinmsr.
W. have everything In books, period
icals and newspapers, at summer
man. Loper was taken to the station.
where he told his story and gave as good
a description of the woman as he could.
The pocketbook which was stolen contained
$316 ln certificates of deposit on a Tabor
bank, a $15 check and $7 In cash.
Later In the night Annie Johnson was ar
rested on suspicion of being the party who
robbed Loper. The Johnson woman Uvea
at Thlneeuth and Capitol avenue. With
her at the time of her arrest was Freda
Prince, who recently arrived here from
Marahalltown, la. She was taken to the
station and held as a auspicious character.
Loper Is a married man and one of the
leading clUsec. of U town where b. r-
-gjt.jB-vr' it r aa
The result of years of
Doet not cake or fill up interstice
Cleans is well ts polishes
?1G.75 Sideboards at
$18.50 Sideboards at
S22.75 Sideboards at
?25.0U Sideboards at . .
$1.00 Dining Chairs at
1.23 Diuing Chairs at
$1.45 Dining Chairs at
$i.G3 Dining Chairs at . .
f 1.85 Dining Chairs at . . .
$2.00 Dining Chairs at'. . . .
$15.75 Folding lieds at
$18.50 Folding Hods at
. . .95c
$12.50 Oak Chiffonieres at' $7.50
$16.50 lied Koom Suite at $11.90
.....$1. 1 5
$21.50 Bed llooin Suite at
$24.85 Bed Koom Suite at
$29.50 Bed Boom Suite at
$35.00 Bed Boom Suite at
$2.50 Iron Beds at
$3.50 Iron Beds at $2.25
$4.50 Iron Beds at ' $2.95
$5.50 Iron Beds at $3.95
$0.50 Iron Beds at I $4.95
$7.85 Iron Beds at $5.85
$9.85 Iron Beds at' .$6.50
$10.85 Iron Beds at $7.75
$6.50 Dining Tables at $3.95
$7.85 Dining Tables at .$4.50
$9.50 Dining Tables at .$6.50
$10.85 Dining Tables at $7.75
$13.75 Dining Tables at $9.85
$13.50 Sideboards at... $9.50
$21.75 Folding Beds at fclo.oU
$24.85 Folding Beds at
$15.00 Comb. Oak Bookcase and Desk at
$17.50 Comb. Oak Bookcase and Desk at $12..r.0
$19.85 Comb. Oak Bookcase and Desk at 14..n
$22.50 Comb. Oak Bookcase and Desk at $17.50
I Ti iJ m-iii I- ''Tft
P'lr! i j1--1 a, si
$26.00 Comb. Oak Bookcase and Desk at $19.r
$5.25 Parlor Chairs at 2.
$6.50 Parlor Chairs at $3.75
ty-thlrd. and Twenty-fourth streets. Tha
Zellers claim damages in the amount of
$2,000. Vpon the advice of the city attor
ney the claim was placed on file. It I. un
derstood that the Zellers propose to ap
peal from the decision of the city attor
ney and the. couneU,and take the. case to
th. district oourtv -
Made City Ooaslp. . ,
Th new Cudahy poultry house is about '
Over 1 10.000 sheeD were received at th.
stock yards here yesterday.
Colonel J. R. Watklns la visiting friends
In Washington and Oregon.
Thomas P. Sullivan. 2516 O street, an
nounces the birth of a son.
H. A. Fisher of Wahoo was In the city
yesterday, the guest of Mayor Koutky.
Pupils of the Christian church of South
Omaha will picnic at Syndicate park on
Parks & ClacD have dissolved nartnershlD.
Fred Parks retires and Charles CIsdd will
continue the business.
Manager Patterson of Swift and Com
pany will entertain the Helnta salesmen at
tne plant tnis forenoon.
The legal department of the cltv Is tre-
parlng for a number of cases to come up
n the district and supreme courts.
Dan J. Htnchev has left the South Omaha
hospital after a week's lllnens and Is again
circulating around among his friends.
George Parks will leave today for Kan
sas City, where he Is figuring on building
a new power house for the street railway
Members of St. MarV'B church will hold
a lawn social at Thirty-sixth and Q streets
this evening, providing the weather Is
Mrs. Fenney was tried In Dollce court and
dismissed yesterday. Bhe was srrested on
complaint of Mrs. William Huff on the
charge of assault. No case was made.
There Is constant comolalnt about tha
condition of Twenty-fourth street, but the
city council does not feel like spending any
mure money on mo street at tnis time.
PL A. Carpenter, one of the traveling
representatives of the Hammond company,
stopped off here last night to spend a day
with friends. Mr. Carpentr is enroute
from Texas to his home In Butte, Mont.
Elvis Brlndendine and Mlsa Viola Mar.
shall were married Wednesday at the home
of the bride's parents. Thirty-sixth and II
streets. Rev. F. Langhorst officiated. The
house was handsomely decorated for the
occasion, aooui nny invited guests were
MILITARY TOURNEY OPENS
WILL SUE UNION PACIFIC
Eeiri of Logan 0. Hewsotn Bring Action to
. Beoorer Land Title. . , . ,
TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND AT STAKE
Bolt I. Over- Purchase of Large Tract
f Land from Railroad Company,
Contract for Which Wil
WOMAN IN CLUB AND CHARITY
Millard Rlffiea Begin Exhibition at
Krag Park with a Credit,
The Millard Rifles began the week's ma
neuver. In the military tournament at
Krug park last night with company ma
neuvers. A large assemblage cheered the
company a. it marched onto the parade
ground just south of the roller coaster.
Drilling In close order, they followed
through th. manual of arms, company
marchings and platoon drill with remark'
abl. precision. Then they opened out and
drilled by squads la extended order, giving
especial attention to the firings.
The most Interesting feature for the
spectators was held until th. last. The
company spread out ss skirmishers and
made a feint attack. First ope wing and
then the other would rush forward, kneel
and fire and go on again until they bad
reached a point from whence to charge.
Then the bayonets flashed, a scattering
and crackling line of fire swept from their
rifles and they rushed on the enemy with
a cheer and drove them to the rear.
Afterward a picked squad of th. Rifles
gave an exhibition drill ln the silent manual
and in bayonet exercises. To finish with
there was a "spell down" of the company.
A program similar to the one of last night
will be given tonight and tomorrow night
the other local companies and members of
other Nebraska -companies and the Twent-
second Infantry will join In the tournament
Richardson Goes to Seattle.
R. W. Richardson, secretary of the Na
tlonal Guod Kouds association, left las
uiahl for Seattle, where he will present a
paper on "Highway Improvements" to the
Transmissi8sliji cungrees. The congreos
convenes August Is, and will remain in
sen Ion three days. Mr. Rlciiardson in his
paper will discuss the state aid plan for the
construction and supervision of roads, now
ln vogue In New York. New Jersey, ton
nectlcut and Masxaehusetts. Anothi-r part
of his discourse will lie devoted to govern
ment assist ance rendered by exterlmenta
stations and In the building of government
Thursday a petition was filed by, the
heirs of Logan C. Newsom of Columbus,
O., against the Union Paclflo Railway com
pany, the Union Pacific Railroad company
and a number of the residents of Nebraska
who are for the present known a. John
Doe and Richard Roe, to secure from the
Union Paclflo Railroad company title to
123,633 acres of land lying ln the countle.
of Keith, Lincoln and McPherson In this
The petition allege, that ln 188 the Union
Paclflo Railway company entered Into a
contract with John Bratt 4 Co. to sell the
land ln question to that firm for the consid
eration of $185,463.50. and that the contract
so made was transferred from Bratt to the
Equitable Farm and Stock Improvement
company after the sum of $113,811.38 had
been paid upon It; that the contract was
transferred at various time, from one com
pany to another until 1898, when It came
lnV the possession of Logan C. Nowsom
and Charles O. Hunter, Hunter afterward
transferring his Interest to Newsom; that
during th. time the Union Pacific waa In
the hands of receivers those receiver, en
tered Into contract with Newsom & Hunter
for the sale of the land, and at that time
the original contracts were turned over to
the company and 200 contracts were Issued
to take their place; that subsequent to the
transfer by Hunter to Newsom there has
been paid to the company money ln vari
ous smounts malting the total payment, on
the original and subsequent contract, of an
aggregate amount of $186,4)7.21.
Refuses to Give Deeds.
The plaintiffs then allege that the com
pany refuses to give deeds to the land, but
has attempted to declare the contracts be
tween the company and Newsom forfeited;
that said contract, are not forfeited, but
In full force and effect, and the plaintiff
therefore pray, that the company be com
pelled to Issue deeds to the land covered
by the contracts still In Its possession; to
transfer to the plaintiffs all contract, now
held by them for the .ale of any part of the
land to other partle. and to pay to them
the money received from the sale of any of
the land covered by the contracts.
The action Is brought by Baldrlge aV De-
Bord of Omaha and Fllckenger Bros, ot
Council Bluffs on behalf of Bailie M. New
som, widow of Logan C. Newsom, and Wil
liam Newsom and Helen Newsom, children
of the holder ot the contract. The names
of tho purchasers of the land as they are
learned will be substituted for those of Roe
and Doe, ss they can be learned from the
railroad company which now refuse, to give
any Information to the attorney, for the
Miss Jo.ephlne Dodge Daakam, the gifted
Wtiter'of children's Stories, Is marrted. hav
ing become the wife of Seldon Bacon ot
New Tork.' 'Even more widely than for
her children's stories, perhaps, is , Miss
Daskara known for th. advice she gave the
Pilgrim Mother. In at after dinner speech
at their annual gathering in New Tork dur
Ing the holiday. t6 "Hang onto their priv
ilege, and let their right, alone." Tha au
dacity of Miss Daskam's advice, consider
ing that the Pilgrim Mothers include some
of the foremost suffragists of the land,
made one of the greatest hits of anything
said recently by a woman and was copied
broadcast, many editors making It the sub
ject of serious editorials and invariably,
where the writer was a man, sitting Miss
Daskam as a model from which her sisters
might well take pattern. But again, the
man editor who cites any woman as a
model has come to grief, for according to
report this woman who considers that a
man Is the most satisfactory thing a woman
can acquire has an aversion to children
and married Mr. Bacon upon condition that
his two children should live apart from
At the meeting of the executive board ot
the New Tork City Federation held August
6 it was decided to hold the annual conven
tlon of the federation th. last week In Oc
tober. The meeting place is still undejldel
and there was not a little objection to the
ball room of the Waldorf-Astoria, where
th. majority of such gatherings are held,
on the ground that the federation is a dlg
.nlOed organisation with too serious a pur
pose to be pampered by fashion. Its pur
pose Is the betterment of the community
and It is It. Intention to co-operate with
various other organisations to this end,
and the women desire that thetr convention
shall be characterized by dignity and earn
est endeavor. It Is likely that the conven
tion will be held In some of th. larg. down
Th. stat. of Connecticut Is Indebted to
Its women for Its juvenile court law, the
state Congress of Mothers being directly
responsible for the enterprise, though the
Connecticut Federation of Women's Clubs
gave valuable assistance. Through the in
fluence of Mrs. James L. Bolton, president
of the congress, the assistance of several
of the leading judges of the state was Se
cured to frame the bill and after It had
been referred to the legislature and the
Locked lit for Investigation.
John Kennedy and John Chapman, who
call the Ivy lodtcinr house home, were
picked up nn South Tenth utreet yesterday
evening while trying to dlnpoae of a pair
of Bhears. When questioned they could not
give a good account of where they had
olitulned the cutlery and were consequently
H. F Fredrickaon has gone to Chicago
ana points east on nusiness.
Marry A. Lee of Lincoln, connected with
tha Beatrice Creamxry company, was an
Omaha visitor Thursday evening.
t'bannlng O. Baker of Beatrice was In
the city Thursday afternoon enroute to
t hlcaito and New Tork on business eon
neoted with the bonded Interests ot Beat
(Jarrett White, a young fullblood Black
foot Indian, Is In the city from Genoa,
Neb., where he la attending school. Ha Is
a bright young man and la educating Ulm-
time came for Its hearing, Mrs, Bolton
made the first plea In It. behalf. Three of
the judges Interested followed her and a
few weeks later the juvenile court bill,
with the probation bill, pasod both houses
without any opposition.
The Women'. , Christian '' Temperanoa
union ot Kansas City has published a song
entitled, "After the Flood," which Is being
sold for the benefit of flood sufferers.
An arts and craft guild baa been formed
lrt Buffalo recently as the outgrowth of
the last Chautauqua. The residence In
Buffalo of a number ot skilled craftsman
and women gives promise of a successful
earner for the new' organisation.
The annual meeting of the Woman.
Christian Temperance union, to have been
held Wednesday afternoon, was postponed.
Miss Maude Brown of Washington, Ind.,
ha. recently received the appointment of
rural mail carrier, her route extending out
of her home town and Is several miles In
length. It Is said that she ts the first
woman In Indiana to receive such an ap
pointment and not a Uttle comment has
arisen from her undertaking. After all,
there Is no especial reason why a woman
should not carry the mall If she Is phy
sically equal to such work. Beveral ln Ne
braska hold such appointments.
At a recent meetlcg of the republican
city and county central committee in Denver
a resolution was adopted appointing en
auxlllnry committee of women composed
of one woman from each ward ot the city.
WILLIAM B. WELSHANS DEAD
Former Well Known Newspaper Man
of Omaha Die. tn
William B. Welshans, formerly of Omaha,
died at Pasadena, Cal., Thursday morning
of a comp'.lcatlon of diseases from which
he had been suffering for more then a
yoar. Mr. Welshans was 30 years ot sge.
He leaves a large number of friends In
Omaha, where, with his parents, h. re
sided nearly all his life. Mr. Welshan.
was a newspaper man of recognized ability.
For aome time he wa. a member of The
Bee staff. Over a year ago he waa forced
to give up his newspaper work ln Omaha
and seek repaired health ln California, But
he never gained the end sought. Mr. Wel
shans' father and mother removed to Cali
fornia some months ago and 1 were with
their son at death. Arthur C. Welshans,
also a newspaper man ot Omaha, 1. a
brother of the deceased. .
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