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Till! OMAHA DAILY HKK: ritmAY. DKOKMIIKl! I. 1WCT.
AFFAIRS AT SOOTH OMAHA
Superintendent McLean Reports Hear In
crease in Bohool Attendant.
CHANGES IN THE VARIOUS BUILDINGS
Vast General Teachers' Meeting Will
Held Twelfth Instead of
Fifth ( -cesabcr.
Superintendent McLean - of . the publlo
schools reports that the enrollment of the
rlty schools at the close of the third month
is as compared with 4.216 for the asms
month last year and 1,U3 for the same
month In 1800. . As soon a the high school
building- Is completed the rooms In the
Central school now used by the high school
rlass will be turned Into grade rooms.
Jungmana school will take advanced rank
at the commencement of the next semester
as an eighth grade room will be established
there. The next general teachers' meeting
will be held at the high school rooms De
cember u it i. m.. Instead of December
I a first announced. This - meeting la
strictly a, iwacatlon "number. ... Miss Jessie
Btltt will give vacaUon notes on New Eng
land. Miss Anna Borst will tell of a sum
mer on Puget Sound and Miss Cecil Lyon
will relate her experiences during a trip
to Boston. An-excellent musical program
by Henry Bock and Mrs. H. C Richmond
will be rendered. Other social features
will be Introduced.
A meeting of the fourth and fifth grade
teachers will be held at the superintend
ent's office Friday afternoon at 4 o'clock.
Any other teachers Interested are Invited
to attend. .Number work la the fourth and
fifth grades will be the topic for discus
Ion. , . . .
. , Neaainatlea of Oflleers.
The South Omaha 'Live Stock exchange
will meet Friday afternoon and nominate
officers and directors for 1904. While the
nominations are made in December the
lecUon Is not held until the first regular
meeting in January. The ticket' to he
nominated Friday will Include the follow
Ing: president, vice president, throe di
rector for a term of three years, a com
mittee of arbitration, and a committee of
appeals. It is customary for the nomina
tions to ,be simply endorsed at the election
but there have been occasions when this
istom was not followed. It appears that
there Is very little opposition to the re-election
of Captain D. 8. rarkhurst as presi
dent, providing he will accept the position.
Members of the exchange say that Captain
Parkhurst'a administration has been en
tirely satisfactory to all Interests.
Firemen's Assail Ball.
Friday evening the members of the South
Omaha fire department will give Its an
nual ball at tha Exchange bulldlag. Ar
rangements nave been made for two hose
companies to be stabled at the yards while
on company wll) remain on duty at No.
1 engine house to protect tha business por
tion of the city. Chief I. C. Garrett will
act as master of ceremonies. The com
mittees follow: Arrangements. - Assistant
Chief W. Holland, Captain Fred IJnd, Cap
tain James Brabeta, Captain Albert Bot
coart. Reception, R. Roberts, D. Callahan.
I. J. Buckley, M. Bandola, Julius Swanson.
Floor, J. Swanson, A. Crandall, J. Brabeta,
I. J. Buckle)-, M. Bandola, D. Callahan,
R. Roberta. Door, Fred Llnd, A. Boicourt,
T Callahan, I. Nelson.
About SM tickets have been sold for this
rlanca and the firemen expect to secure
quite a sum of money for their relief fund.
Want Alley Uraaed.
peUUon is being circulated for, the
grading of the alley between O and P
streets from Twenty-third to Twenty
fourth, streets. An effort was made last
summer to have this work done, but one
property owner refused to sign. Now this
owner has agreed to attach his signature
to the petition and arrangements will soon
he made for the grading. W. H. Green of
Omaha was in the city' yesterday and
stated to City Knglneer Beal that as soon
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ber that Ayer's Hair Vigor restores color
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at so mm, an eiM.
A Sick Woman's Devotion to Duty is a Heroism which a Well Person Cannot Understand.
How distressing to see a woman struggling with her'daily round of household duties, when her back and head are aching, and every
new movement brings out a new pain !
One day the poor woman is wretched and utterly miserable; in a day or two she is better and laughs at her fears, thinking
there is nothing much the matter after all ; but before night the deadly backache reappears, the limbs tremble, the lips twitch
it seems as though all. the imps of Satan were clutching her vitals; she "goes to pieces " and is flat on her back.
No woman ought to arrive at this terrible state of misery, because
must remember that Lydiab. Pmkham s vegetable Compound is almost an infallible cure for all
of periods, which cause weak stomach, sick headache, etc., displacements and inflammation of the
of illnesses which beset the female organism. Read how Mrs. Frake wrote to Mrs. Pinkham
tier letter tells the result, ana how a
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound.
"I have read of your medicine making so many cures and have been
advised to write lo you, but I feel that It la of no use. The doctor says
that I have womb trouble, but he docs not seem to help me a great deal
I have such a weakness across me most of the time have backache, am
very nervous, and am troubled with leucorrhoea. I am very weak, cannot
walk any distance or 6tand long unless I ache all over. I would like to
know if you think your medicine would do me any good." Mss. Samuil
Fbak, Prospect Plains, N.J.
as the alley was graded he 'would begin
the erection of a three-story brick building
on his property, which fronts on Twenty
fourth street ana adjoins this alley. The
proposed building will cost about 112,000.
Fnaeral at Mrs. Wynaaa.
Funeral services over the remains of Mrs.
W. B. Wyman were held at the family
residence, Fifteenth and Washington
streets, yesterday afternoon. The casket
was almost entirely covered with beautiful
floral offerings and the housV was filled to
overflowing with the friends of the de
ceased. Rev. George VanWlnkle, pastor
of the' First Baptist church, officiated. The
pallbearers were: James Hustings, Joseph
Henry, R. O. Hasklns, Dr. W. H. Slabaugh,
George French, F. A. Cressey. Interment
was at Laurel Hill cemetery
Eagles Elect OBcers.
Aerie No. 1S4 Fraternal Order of Kagles
met Tuesday night and elected the follow
ing officers: P. J. Barrett, worthy presi
dent: William Cole, worthy vice president;
H. Rotdhold, secretary; R. S. Berlin, treas
urer; J. J. Moore, chaplain; Jay Williams,
conductor; Kmll Hansen, outside guard
W. McSoeley, inside guard. Fred Parks,
D. J. Hlnchey and Edward Christ were
chosen trustees. These officers will be In
stalled at a meeting to be held on the first
Tuesday in January,., , - ., -Death
af Wllllnsa Martin.
William F. Martin, a pioneer ' settler of
Nebraska, died at his home tn Bellevue yes
terday.' The deceased moved to Sarpy
county In 1864 and resided. In the county tip
to the time of his death. Ha held a num
ber of offlcaa during his life time, the list
one being a member of the board of county
commissioners of Barpy county. Mr. Mar
tin was a Mason, having Joined lodge No.
1, the first Masonic lodge ever established
In Nebraska: A wife, two sons and n
daughter are left to mourn his death. The
funeral arrangements will be announced
later. Apoplexy was the cause of death.
Werknea Elect Oflleers.
Ancient Order United Workmen lodge
No. M met Tuesday night at the temple
and elected these officers: J. W. Ballard,
master workman; J. G. Richardson, fore
man; J. D. Cook, overseer; C. M. Rich,
financier; C. W. Miller, receiver; William
Hewitt, guide; J. W. Freeman, Inside wach
man; Charles E. Chase, outside watchman;
John Kennedy, trustee. A committee of
three was appointed to arrange for a pub
llo Installation of thesa officers. The In
stallation will be held at the temple on the
evening of January S.
La barer- Hela l' and Robbed.
John August, a packing house laborer,
waa held up at Sixteenth and Missouri
avenue about 1:30 o'clock last night and
robbed of St. In reporting the matter Au
gust aald tha he waa struck with some
blunt Instrument which felled him.' While
lying on the ground the highwayman went
through hla pockets and took 17, all tha
money he had. August is blind In his right
ye. and the blow over the left eye In
jured him so thst he could not give much
of a description of the thief. Chief Brlggs
took August to Dr. Sapp, who sewed up
the gash over the left eye. When the hold
up was reported the police started out to
round up all suspicious character. August
Uvea in Clontarf and was on hla way home
Magla i'lty Gossip.
.Thomas Larklo Is In South Dakota look
ing after his property interests.
Chrlstmaa goods arriving .dally. Sandwall,
the reliable jeweler. 2404 N street.
A son has been born to Mr. and Mrs. F.
G. Cockroll. Seventeenth and Missouri ave
nue. David Shank has gone to I.os Angeles,
where he expects to go into business.
Mrs. John Woodward, Seventeenth and
MUsouri avenue, is reported to be anile
George McBrlde has gone to Deadwood,
8. L)., to attend to some business mat
ters. Camp No. 1096, Modern Woodmen of
America, will meet this evening for the
election ei on leers, i
The Magic City King's Daughters will
meet this afternoon with Mrs. Ella M.
Bioane. Twenty-nrtu ana 1 streets.
Mayor Frank K M cores of Omaha has
written a Utter to Chief Garrett, of the
South Omaha fire department, acknowledg
ing tha receipt of S&u, sent by the South
grow also t
was falling out war badly.
Hair Visor and tha falling
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. C Ayes C-K. Lewell, ftaae.
cure was ettected by the use
FORFEIT " not forthwith produee the original
fetters ana signatures of above testimonials, which will
prove their ebaolute genuineness.
I.Tdta K. rinhhin Mod. Co., T.vnn, Ufa.
Omaha fireman for the fund being raised
for the relatives of the firemen killed lu
the Allen Bros', fire.
The funeral of Dan Canhln will be held
this afternoon at Brewer's undertaking
rooms. Interment will be at Laurel Hill
Magic City Lodge, Modern Brotherhood
of America, will meet on Friday evening
for the election of officers. All members are
urged to be present.
Civil engineers In the employ, of the street
railway company were engaged yesterday
In taking measurements of the curves at
Twenty-fourth and N streets and Twenty
sixth and N streets. Heavy steel ' curved
rails will be laid at these points in the.
CUPID TRIUNTPrjS IN ROMANCE
Joseph W. Woodroagh and Mrs. W.
D. Beckett Are Unite In
The marriage of Joseph W. Woodrough
to Mrs. Ella B. Beckett yesterday afternoon
brlnga to mind the tragic death of W. D.
Beckett last winter, and is the culmination
of a family romance. -
The two were married at 2 o'clock yester
day by Rev. Hubert C. Herring at the
home of Mrs. Bonner, at S524 Caldwell
street, where Mrs. Beckett had been living.
The ceremony waa witnessed only by im
mediate friends of the pair. Mr. and Mrs;
Woodrough left In the evening for' a month
In Florida. Tha groom Is a partner of W,
F. Gurley, attorney.
The death of W. D. Beckett was a tragic
one. He was found lying near the Country
club one morning in January. Mrs. Beck
ett, who had separated from him, was llv-'
Ing in that vicinity and It was thought that
he was attempting to make bis way to her
and becoming confused in tha bitter storm
Mr. Beckett had been formerly a part
ner of Judge Read and Joseph Woodrough,
a nephew of Mr. Beckett, came to Omaha
and held a position In the office. He lived
with his uncle and during the difficult times
helped to keep1 trie household up. In the
last days of 1902 Mrs. Beckett waa forced
to obtain a decree of divorce and Mr. Wood
rough acted against his uncle as her at
torney. A few days after the death of
Mr. Beckett, on January 30, the decree of
divorce, at the woman's request, waa set
aside and the suit annulled.
The publication of the marriage license
Tuesday was tha first intimation that any
beyond intimates of. the two had of the
coming wedding. The groom's and the
bride's ages are given in the license as 29
and 1 years. '
HOW TO PREVENT CROUP.
Boss Reading- That Will Prava Inter
Una; !( Mothers Haw a
Onard Against tha Disease.
Croup Is a terror to young mothers and to
post them concerning the oause, first syrap-
tons and treatment. Is tha object of this
item. The origin of croup is a common
cold. Children who are subject to it take
cold very easily and croup la almost sure
to follow. The first sympton Is hoarseness:
this is soon followed by a peculiar rough
cough, which Is easily recognized and will
never be forgotten by one who has heard
It. The time to act is when the child first
becomes hoarse. When Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy, is freely given all tendency
to croup will toon disappear. Even after
the croup cough baa developed it will pre
vent the attack. There is no danger in
giving this remedy, for It contains nothing
KEEPS DIRECTORS AT SEVEN
Field Clah Refasaa ta Increase
n amber at Its Anaaal
A proposition, providing for changing the
number of directors of the Field club
from seven ta nine, and giving them
the power to name the oflleers of
the Field club hereafter, last night at
the annual meeting, was lost by a
vote of 143 to eighty-one, a three-
fourths vote of those present being neces
sary to carry tha proposition. The Inltia
tion fee was raised from t-3 to feO. Consid
erable time was occupied over the ques
tion of raising the dues from M ta 30, but
the proposition was finally lost. A motion
Was carried to Include In the constitution
a clause which makes the dues 0.
Following this the vote for the officers
for the ensuing year was made. C. K,
Urquhart waa re-elected president, securing
lut votes, as against ICS for J. D. Foster.
J. B. Blanchard was elected to the vice
presidency. H. B. Morrill having declined
ta be a candidate for secretary, Alexander
Read waa elected to that position. Philip
Potter waa elected treasurer by acrlama
tion. Three directors were elected by the
following rote: Henry Clark, lit; J. C.
Colt, IDS, and F. J. Hoel. .
The meeting lasted three and ana-halt
Waits for tho Boole luiktc.
On Sunday, Uacamher t, our First Annual
Brok Number will appear. A great treat
for any person Interested in bouks. Five
cauta a oatm- Oruar now.
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lle Compound has done for me. When I first wrote to you I had suffered
for years. 1 The doctor said I had congestion of the womb, was troubled
with my kidneys and bladder, mv back ached dreadfully all the time, and
I suffered with bearing-down feeling, could scarcely walk about to do my
own housework. I stopped doctoring with the physician and took your
medicine, and am now able to do my own work, have no more backache or
weakness across me, and can do all my own work. I cannot praise your
medicine enough, and would advise all suffering women to try it." Mrs.
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The Medicine that bu RNtnml
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RILEY AND THE INTERVIEW
Hoosier Pott Doesn't. Ohjeot, but Doein't
Like It Either.
SAYS IT IS LIKE BEING PHOTOGRAPHED
Can't Look Pleasant When Told ta
and M'.ald Prefer to Bo .
"Being Interviewed,", said James Whit
comb Riley, as he looked exactly like his
picture last night, while waiting for the
curtain at the "Merchant of Venice," "Is
not the most pleasant thing that can hap
pen to a man. It Is a great deal like hav
ing his picture taken.
"The photographer ' puts him in a- chatr.
tilts his chin, dodges under a black cloth
and tells him to look pleasant, ' Just s
though there was anything pleasant about
It. By the time tha subject has attained a
happy frame of mlnd-he is requested to
loak natural,' as welt a! pleasant. This Is
the last straw,' and 'If the. man has been
looking happy It is 'ptytt f'' certalii that ha
will not have a happy expression by the
time he is looking' natural.' "
So it is with the' interview. I often
think that if a toian could have his depo
sition taken by some bright newspaper man
unawares, It would present a better ap
pearance the next morning. Ordinarily lie
Is put In a stiff, formal attitude and what
ever he says is likely to .be too strained to
Oaa Tribal ta the Craft.
"I have known some very wonderful men
in your line of work who could reproduce
conversation with athasing fidelity,' al
though they did not take a note. I sup
pose this faculty la a thing that can be
acquired. Certainly it is very valuable.
Perhaps It Is due to "Intense application
at the time, coupled with the ability to
free the mind of the matter almost at
"My tour la a sort : of kaleidoscope. I
assimilate very little information as I pro
gress, and sometimes tl . have to ask my
manager in what state I am. I leave all
that to him. As for- myself, I have to
memorise sufficient matter for two evenings
and have it ready to let go at a moment's
notice. This ia about all 4ha exact knowl
edge I care to cram .myself with at one
"Plans? I don't make any. 'Sufficient
unto the hour ia the business thereof.' It
strikes me that It is better, after all. for
a man of my years to aeek to evade duties
and responsibilities rather than to seek
them. I live along from day to day and
don't, worry of the future. I admit there
are many hunting for cares and responsi
bilities to test their characters and prove
their worth, but youth is the time for so
much activity. , - .
Missed His Old Friends.
"I got into Omaha thla morning, a day
before I planned, and spent most of the
day Bleeping. I haven't met any of my
old friends here yet. I guess they didn't
know I was in town. I enjoyed sleeping
today; I'm getting to the age when rest
lost must be made up.
"Now I think the play will Interest me
for the remainder of the evening," and the
poet turned his eyes towards the stage to
catch tha first g'.lmpses of Mr. Skinner and
Miss Rehan as they appeared to read the
lines Shakespeare set down for "The Mer
chant of Venice." .
GLYCERINE USED BY CUDAHY
Crado Substance front Earepa Swells
easterns Hoasa Receipt la
"November was a rather dull month In
the custom house line," said a clerk In the
collector's office, "but we are looking for
a busy time during December. Ton see
we can tell a couple of weeks ahead as
rule as to what Is coming. We are able to
do thla because of the advance manifests
wa receive from tha consuls st porta from
which the shipments are made. Sometime?
it happens that the goods are consigned
by the aame steamer that brings the mani
fest, but this doesn't often occur. Just
now general merchandise Is tha feature of
local importations, but by far the bulk of
dutiable material pausing through the Omi
ha. customs housa Is crude glycerine.
brought here from France, Belgium and
Germany by the Cafiahy refinery.
"It ia not generally known, but Treasury
department statistics show that one-eighth
of all the erase glycerine imported into the
United States cornea to tha port of Omaha.
Only one larger refinery than the CudaJiy's
exists la the United States, that of Proctor
A Gambia at Cincinnati. At present tbs
Cndahy plant Is importing about 1.0K.UV
pounds of cruda gtycarlna a year. This is
V per cent pnra, and pays a specific duty of
1 cent per pound, bringing an lnoom
to tha local customs house of about .iuiu
par annum. A small portion of this is re
turned ia the way of rebate on tho export
af tha raftnad artlula, but Just horn much
female ills, such as irregularity
womb, or any of the multitudes
when she was in great trouble.
this amounts to I couldn't tell you, as not
a great deal Is being exported from here
at present. About IS per cent of the im
portation la refined Into chemically pure
glycerine, for druggists' uses, and the reBt
is refined for the manufacture of high
power explosives. I am told the Cudahy
plant Is to be extended. At present. In ad
dition to the Imported glycerine, they nre
using all the product of their own exten
sive soap plant, and are buying from other
American soap makers."
BAZAR IS ONE BUST MART
Fair at ' Metropolitan tlab doe
Ahead of Ksportloa for Real
A manganese bronte safe couldn't walk
Into that Metropolitan club basaar and
keep Its money. It couldn't say that It
had left Its combination in its other clothes
or that its time lock wan Met to stay shut
until 8 a. m. It would find Its money In
vested in chances on one doren and seven
valuable article and Its lock-fast places
Stuffed with trinkets, and what ia more,
that safe would be enjoying the rifling an I
planning to come another night.
The midway of the exposition la a cold.
Indifferent gathering of spielers that are
"dead ones,'" compared to the mad rush
for customers ' which the fair '"pullers-ln"
of the bazaar- are ' accustomed to make.
Metropolitan club was almost in the con
dition laat nlfjht where the crowd lined up
outside the door would cheer euch person
who made an exit, thus leaving room for
one to enter In the gates. Mls Leonard
was one of th? entertainers last night and
sang. Hcrr Kaufmann and his violin played
a duet and Frank Dunlop Impersonated.
This evening Miss Snowden In to dance,
Miss Meyer to sing and Mrs. Kate to
play. Friday evening there will be a sacred
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MIX PLEASURE AND BUSINESS
Members of Plymoath . Congrega
tional Chorch Hold Their An
The annual meeting of Plymouth Congre
gational church, at Twentieth and Spencer
streets, was held last evening. A banquet
was served, with covers for 125 persons. Dr.
D. C. Bryant acted as toastmaster. Dr. J.
P. Lord responded ta tha toast, "City Life,"
Mrs. Arthur Chase to "Our Young People."
Mrs. M. B. Copeland to "Our Husbands"
and J. M. Tate to "Our Wives." The new
pastor, Rev. A. J. Folsom, closed with a
'ort and instructive address. Following
the banquet a short program, consisting of
vocal aolos by Harry Hlgglns and E. O.
Ames, and a vocal duet by Mrs. Holbrook
and Mrs. I.awrle was rendered, .
The business session was presided over
by J.. J. Smith. The report of tha officers
of the several church departments showed
the financial, .business and spiritual affairs
of tha church to be In an excellent
shape, and" the future prospects of the
church most encouraging. Mesnrs. W. F.
Sheldon and N. E. Adams were elected trus
tees for the ensuing year.
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REPORT OF ADMIRAL TAYLOR
Chief of Bureau of Navigation Mikes Plea
for More Ships.
ASIATIC FORCE SHOULD BE INCREASED
Xecessary, Also, to Provide Vessels
of Light Draft to F.nter Shallow
Rivers and Bays to Protert
WASHINGTON, Dec. 3. The annual re
port of Admiral 11. C. Taylor, chief of
the bureau of navigation, made public to
night recommends the creation of a general
staff In the navy, the appointment of two
vice admirals, one for, the Asiatic station
and one for the North Atlantic station,
and the addition of a number 'of ships to
the navy. Referring to the Carrlbheun
squadron, the report snys that the object
of its creation is to provide at all times
a force In those waters which can proceed
quickly whenever needed to such points
as may need proteatlon for Amtrlcau citi
zens ; the increase in the number of cruis
ers forming the. squadron, to eight, five of
art improved Olympiu. type and three es
pecially constructed light draft vessels for
the river, work.-
The coast squadron, while planned for
the naval defense of the country, should
occasion require, will be used as a re
serve force to strengthen iho principal
fleet In the West Indies.
Admiral Taylor calls attention to the Ir
regular character of the training squadron
and urges in the interests of true economy
the building of training vessels which
would be useful In war. The construction
of eight such vessels Is recommended to be
of the fixe of the San Francisco, with a
sea speed of fifteen knots and with largo
coal endurance, but with such reduction in
armament as to be capable of berthing a
large number of men. For the European
station six new cruisers are recommended.
On the Asiatic ktatlon Admiral Taylor
says the situation demands there a battle
ship squadron, a cruiser squadron and a
squadron of small vessels. Admiral Taylor
concurs with Admiral Evans that the naval
station in the Philippines be established
at Olengapo, Sublg bay. Th report says
the Asiatic station needs six cruisers of
an improved Olympla type and four cruis
ers of the scout cruiser type, of which
latter two can now be provided. It is urged
that two small gunboats or large launches
be provided Immediately for service in
Chinese rivers for the protection of Ameri
can Interests where the present gunboats
cannot operate owing to their slae.
Admiral Taylor calls attention to tie
time spent by vessels of the north Atlantic
fleet at navy yards for repairs, saying the
battleship Alabama spent US days at the
New York navy yard, the Kearsarge lt4
days and the Indiana 102 days, which he
says is too long. He recommends that
vessels of this fleet visit the navy yards
for repairs only once a year.
Cans and Remedy for Desertions
Admiral Taylor treats at great length
the subject of desertions, showing that for
the year 1903 the percentage was 115.
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CEREAL FOOD CO HP
Among the various reasons assigned by
officers, as well as the men themoelTes,
he says, are discontent with the food, dis
comforts as to sleeping acocmmodatlons,
confinement on board of ship without fre
quent liberty to visit shore; harshnasa In
language and bearing on the part of offi
cers toward the crew, the disappointment
of the recruit who believed that service
was a pleasant and easy thing, and the
restless spirit existing among some of the
men. He esitmatea that the desertions on
account of food, close quarters, restricted
liberty to go ashore, and causes incident to
the men themselves. Including love of
change, at not above per cent of the
force, and snys that when deserttona go
above that percentage the department
should examine closely the causes which
produce the Increase. Admiral Taylor be
lieves that tho evil of desertion' In the
coming years will show signs of a steady
though slow diminution, due to the many
alleviations which have been Introduced
and to the rewards now offered to the men
who remain In the service.
IRON WORKERSJDRDER STRIKE
Make Trouble for Fuller Constraetlea
Company, Bald to Have '-
trrcts In Omaha.
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CHICAGO, Dec. 3. A general strike
gainst the George A. Fuller Construction
company and the sub-contractors of that
company waa declared tonight by tha ex
ecutive board of the Bridge and Structural
Iron Workers' International association,
now In session In Chicago. The fight
against the Fuller company Will be cen
tered in New York city, where tha Fuller
company Is said to have assisted the forma
tion of a rival union of bridge, structural
and architectural Iron workers. The Fuller
company is said to have contracts aggre
gating more than $20,000,000 In the follow
ing cities: New York, Kansas City, Bal
timore, Philadelphia, Omaha, St. I.otils.
Boston, Washington and Pittsburg. Nearly
10.000 men are said to be directly affected
by the strike order in these cities, and in
the event sympathetic strikes are called,
more than 70,000 would be affected.
The support of the Hoisting Engineers Is'
being sought, as It is counted ahould they
quit no Iron could be hoisted, even It nen
unlonmen could be secured to take th
places of the other strikers. Tha Interna
tional 1'nlon of Bridgqmen, a branch of
the recently formed National Union of
Building Trades, Is expected to assist the
Iron Workers. Appeals will be sent out
OBJECTION FROM CONNECTICUT
Members of Workmen uo Not I.Ike the
Action Taken by State
NEW-LONDON, Conn.. Deo. I A cuen
mlttee from the lodges of the Ancient Or
der of United Workmen, who recently held
a convention to dissent from the action nf
the Connecticut grand lodge In ratifying
the new assessment ' rates imposed by the
supreme lodge, has issued a statement to
the members of the 'lodge In this atnte.
The statement advises all Workmen In the
stale to "withhold payment ef the Decem
ber assessment pending the settlement of
the questions at Issue."
AMY - Chicago, Illl.ns!
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