Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, January 29, 1905, NEWS SECTION, Page 7, Image 7

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Ctnmittce Confers witb Commercial Club
Regarding Tonriamonk
I m m r rr I a I Club Assures Wtlrere
I Association Hour Will
It I'nrthenmlna When
President E. E. Parson and Treasurer
B. I. Aldrtman of the Iowa mate Fire
men's association wfr" here yesterday
'rn Marlon mid conferred with Fire Chief
rhnlsnti and member of the executive
committee of the Commercial rlub relative
to the state tournament to he held in thin
city In June.
While nothing definite was arranged
th state officers, with Chief Nicholson,
outlined the program for the tournament
Bhd discussed other matter In connection
with the same. The association la waiting
word from the paseenger association as to
ratea for the tournament and aa hoop m
thla Important question la art I ltd anothr
meeting will he held here and the pro
gram completed.
Council Bluff will' he required to raise
la.WW for the tournament and the com
mit (see appointed to tnko charge of col
lecting the necessary funds will begin work
soon. The visiting officer yesterday were
aaaured by the executive committee if
the Commercial club that there would he
no difficulty In raising the needed guar
antee fund.
Consult Regarding Smallpox,
The numeroua cases of smallpox among
the children of the public schools prompted
the Board of Education to yesterday con
sult City Physician Tlnley aa to the beat
means to be employed to prevent the
spread of 'he disease. Borne of the mem
bers of the board believed that the schools
should ha closed for the week at least
until the buildings could he thoroughly
fumigated but Dr. Tlnlry did not consider
thla necessary.
In view of the fart that many adult
persons in all parts of the city were being
seised with the disease Mr. Tlnley gave i
It as his opinion that It would be Just ',
aa mmf for the rhllHron to lie In nphonl !
as at home or on the streets. lie advised
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In any of the schools that the building
be at once thoroughly fumigated. Dr. Tln
ley stated to the board that there waa
no cause for alarm aa the disease except in
a few Isolated cases waa of a very mild
A child who had been attending the
Washington avenue school was reported
yesterday aa having the measles and that
building was at once thoroughly fumigated.
One of the teachers at the North Eighth
street achool Is under quarantine for small
pox and It waa reported yesterday that
four children who attended her class were
also suffering from smallpox.
In view of the prevalence of the disease
In the schools a genernl order has been
Issued to the teachers to .at once notify
the superintendent or board when any
child Is apparently sick or the least broken
Wrong Man Is Arrested.
Wank Blahop who- la also known by his
friends as Bud" Bishop, was brought
to Council Bluffs yesterday afternoon from
Sinux City where he had been placed under
arrest on a description furnished by the
authorities of this city by Constable Baker
of Justice Gardner's sjurt. Bishop was
supposed to be the man who under the
name of John Jonea secured a loan of $M)
from the City Loan company under alleged
false representations.
When taken before Justice Oardner on
big arrival here Bishop said "My name
Is Bud Bishop all right. There Is no deny
ing that but I guess you have got hold
of the wrong man as I never was In Coun
cil Bluffs before and I never mortgaged
ny horses or harness."
Manager Hendricks of the City Loan
cdmpany, the moment he saw Bishop ac
. knowledged he was not the man who had
buncoed him. Bishop was at once set at
liberty and the patties Interested In the
case were called Upon to provide the young
man with transportation back to Sioux
'City. Bishop after leaving Justice Gard
ner's court consulted with a lawyer with
a .View to bring suit for damages for his
Fraternal Lodge olea.
Mrs. Tlrxah A. Nelson, supreme sergeant
and Iowa state commander, Installed the
officers of Conrad hive No. 3, Ladles of
the Maccabees, Friday evening. Following
the Installation the members and their
friends enjoyed dancing and cards, and
refreshments were served. The officers for
year are:
aat commander. Mrs. Clara Younaer-
nmnl lady commanner. airs, i.nuise i.uc-
bow: lleutemi-M commander. Miss Anna
Moore: record peeper. Mrs. Ilulda Under;
finance keeper, Mrs. Mamie Luchow; pre
late. Mrs. Addle Grimes; sergeant, Mrs.
Itenalne Aldinger: nilstreas-at-srm. Mrs.
Rnse.Honack: sentinel, Mrs. Theresa Ku-
r encamp: picket. Mrs. Mlna Pruaaei cap
aln of guards, Mrs. Myra Cralgtnlle; mu
slrlan, Mr. Inex Hherman; physician. trs.
Luella Hhaw-Dean. Susan B. Snyder and
Rose Rice.
At the meeting of lodge No. It, Fraternal
Vnlon of America, last week the following
officers were Installed by D. I. Haydcn,
state organiser and lodge deputy:
Fraternal master. William Hlnton; Just
Ic. David Kehlowlta: secretary. Nellie P.
Kvana; treasurer, N. W. WH turns: pro
tector. Alfred Hnrtsen; truth, Mrs. Hintou;
suiitinel, Mrs llunaen; guide, c'lura Soten
son; guard. Miss Myrtle Snyder; stewards.
Oeorge W. Klein. It. P. Hansen and Roy K.
. Harrison County Man Arrested.
, W. R. Grant. Indicted on a charge of
conspiracy by the Harrison county grand
Jury at Logan, was arrested yesterday
afternoon In this city as he alighted from
a motor from Omaha by Deputy Sheriff
Wonlnian and turned over to Sheriff Sliinn
of Harrison county who was behind him
In the next car. Sheriff Shinn Just missed
Grant In Omaha and learning that he
bait taken a car for Council Bluffs tele
phoned the sheriff's office to have a man
meet It and place Ursnt under arrest.
The charge of conspiracy against Grant
Is said to te In connuction with the Bale
of gruphophonca. It la alleged that per
sons purchasing the machines wers asked
to give their notes (or X and that when
these notes turned up they called (or
Attorney J. 15. Sweet, in whose company
Orsnt waa when taken Into custody, and
William Btrker of this rlty went sureties
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fc. B. BE ALL,
Week. Ktartlas; Tomorrow
tlgnt, Jon. :h
Matlnwva for ladies only, Wsdmsday and
Saturday. V
Nighi prices 10c, V and uc.
Monday night, Wdlea fnca ittMler the
usual ygdllivun.
on Orant'l bond for 11,600 and the latter
waa released.
Rlrhardaona I aider Suspicion.
J. D. Richardson and J. A. Hlrhardeon,
father and ...n. who have been making
their residenr In a email house on Worth
atrett, were nrrested yesterday and lodged
In the city Jail on a charge of vagrancy.
They will bo held pending Investigation.
The pollre rlnlm to have evidence chow
lug that the house on Worth etreet occu
pied by the Richardson has been the
hradqunrtcr of a gang of thieve of which
an Omnht man la alleged to be the ring
leader. ,
The Richardson, who ostensibly follow
the rolea of Junk buyers, are uiectcd
by the police of being the parties who
recently stole several haVs of hay from
Attorney J. J. Stewart's barn and were
In the act of doing the same at the Hosa
place on Willow avenue when detected
by Miss Ross. They are aln charged
with entering a shed on the premiers of
Mrs. M' 2T.2G Avenue It and o-ir-rylng
away a number of urtlcl.a, Includ
ing lace curtains.
A few nights ago a number of chewing
gum slot machines were carried away
bodily from In front of drug stores and
other places on Main street. In the pocket
of the younger Richardson were found a
large number of packets of gum which
have heetKjdentined as taken from at least
two of the machines carried away.
Whllromh Admits Robbery.
John Whlteomb. charged with looting
the lxiwer residence on Muff street, was
brought back from Omaha yesterday even
Ing and lodged in the city Jail to await his
preliminary hearing Monday morning. It
la expected be will waive examination
and be hound over to the grund Jury, aa
Whlteomb last night admitted having
committed not only thla burglary, hut that
at the residence of Everett A. Frye, sex
ton of Walnut Hill cemetery, on Sunday,
January IS Whlteomb also admitted steal
I Ing the kit of tools and overcoat belong-
Ing to Contractor Ha'thaway from the new
i residence of 15. E. Hart on Third street
and disposing of them In Bouth Omaha.
Whltcomh's only excuse for committing
these robberies is that he needed the
money. His parents, he said, live In Ne
braska City.
The diamond stud which was reported
missing from the Lower residence and
whkh Whlteomb denied taking, was found
yesterday by a member of the family.
In some manner It had been dropped be-
! n'at" a corn,,r
of the carpet In one of
Neola Man Family Burned.
Verne Q. Hamilton, penlor member of
the firm of Hamilton & Smith and one of
the leading business men of Neola, this
county, was fatally burned by gasoline
Friday morning. Ills death followed n
few hours later after terrible suffering,
i Mr. Hamilton In starting the kitchen
I HreJ mistook a can of gasoline for kero
. sene and the explosion that followed en
j velpsd him completely In flames. Before
help could reach him, hla clothes were
burned oft him and he waa terribly burned
almost over hla entire body. Ha
also inhaled the flames.
Mrs. Hamilton was upstairs when her
husband called for her and she not realis
ing that her husband was In danger and
thinking that the house had caught fire,
commenced to throw the bedding and other
articles out of the window. The blase
was extinguished before much damage waa
done to the house.
Mr. Hamilton was married about a year
ago to Miss Campbell, daughter of P. S.
Campbell former clerk of the district court
of Pottawattamie county and now a resi
dent of Omaha.
Mysterloas Woman Coming.
There la something about mystery that
appeals strongly to humanity at large, and
when It comes to as baffling a puszle as Is
presented by Anna Eva Fay, the sterner
sex Is every bit aa curious aa the daughters
of Eve ever were. Miss Fay opens her en
gagement In the New theater. Council
Muffs, Monday evening next, and continues
throughout the week, with matinees for
women only Wednesday and Saturday, nnd
It Is aufe to say that the widespread Inter
est expressed here before will be renewed
by this engagement. This wonderful woman
Is said to be possessed of certain mental
attributes that approach so close to the
miraculous that it is hard to draw the
dividing Hue. Tt Is claimed that she reads
thoughts and predicts future events with
absolute certainty, besides her fascinating
psychlo performance she is at the head of a
capable company of entertainers.
91.4IO Vlsltlnsf Cards, IOe.
Monday and Tuesday are the last days of
DeLong's January printing sale.
Davis sells drugs.
Leffert's glasses fit.
Stockert sells carpets.
Duncan sells the best school shoes.
Drs. Woodbury, dentists, 80 Pearl street.
Duncan does the best repairing, 23 Main.
Clo to night school, Western Iowa College.
Pictures and novelties for graduation
gifts. Alexander. XSi Broadway.
The Muff City Gun club will have a prac
tice shoot this morning at 10 o'clock at its
grounds near the river.
A marriage license wss issued yesterday
io Hemming Jensen, aged 21, and Sarah
arsen, ugwl 18, both of thla city.
The remains of C. L. Roe, who died In
Sprlnirteld. 111., have been brought here for
burial. The funeral will bo held today.
Missouri oak dry cordwood, lr a cord,
cobs $1.75 per load, shell Lurk hickory $7
per curd, delivered. William Welch, It North
Main. Telephone 128.
Owing to the Increased business at thu
porttoltlce, PoHtmaater Hnselton has been
authorized to employ an extra night clerk,
who will he put on February 1.
These cases of smallpox were reported to
the Board of Health yesterday: Rutli
Stewart, 916 Third avenue; baby in family
of James Walluce, 914 Avenue ii.
Special Sale for ten days only. 100.000 feet
bright all-widths yellow pine board-i.
bought at receiver's sale, which we will
sen at l'A ccnld per fool lor casn omy. ..
liarer. 'f'hoiie 1.
The hearing aa to the sanity cf Fred
Deltsch. Ih Lewis township lurmcr. waa
continued yeatvrday afternoon by the com
missioner until Tuesday, as Deltsch de
sired to introduce hoiiis wilueasrs on !!
Frank it. Cole began suit for divorce
yesterday from Abbie Cole, ti. whoru be
wss married May X, lxW, in Davenport. He
alKg.s that having discovered irtx hU
wife waa misbehaving haraulf he left her
In April or iqsi .tear. Ite tins been a resi
dent of Council lilulYs since beplcmUei' lain.
The Council Bluffs Trades and Iibor as
sembly at lis meeting Friday night elected
these officers:' President, M. ii. Ward ot
the carpenters; vice president, l T. Fauble
of the bricklayers; munclal secretsry, J.
W. Taylor of the carpenters; corresponding
secretary, F. Bergman cf the cigurmnktrs;
truHleea. V. Husa of the figarmukera, Au
gust Petersen of the bricklayer and J. ('.
Chrlsienaen of the carpenters.
M. F. Hoist, Avenue H, died yestet
dav morning, uged 71 years. He letvee one
daughter, Mrs. hi. Hasmussen, und three
sons. P. M , M J. and J. H. Hi Lit. The
funeral will be held thla afiernuou at 1 M
from Lunkley's undertaking rooms and
Interment will be in Fall view cemetery.
Lev. O. V. Snyder of Si. John's Kngilsh
Lutheran church will conduct the aervicea.
The members of the Uanebn kcxiely, to
which deceased belonged, will me,t ' their
hall at 1 o'clock lu utleud the funeral In .'t
Frrfnme gale.
All fine bulk perfumes on sale,
ounce at DcLoug a.
Stto an
Governor Cummin. Dclini to Grant Be
qiiiition ftr Him.
Alleaatlon Is that While ol I nder
Another ame He Committed n
Murder In leadillle In
1 SIM.
I From n Staff I'orrespondent l
1 1 1: H MOINES. Jan. 2. (Special Tele
gram. 1 Governor Cummins todiiy declined
to honor the requisition cf the governor of
Colorado for Frank Pherciiffe. wanted for
a murder committed in ladvllle In 1W3.
Accompanying the requisition was an affi
davit that an information bad been filed
before u Justice of the peace, (lovernor
Cummins would Issue a requisition only
on a grand Jury Indictment or a showing
of evidence. At the lime of the alleged
murder It H said he bore the name of Kid
McCoy. It Is claimed it was not discovered
till January ? that he was the same as
Shercliffe. Tim requisition was brought by
J. W. Campbell and C. K. I'orrlgan.
Governor t'uinmlns today decided the
evidence did not sustain the charges of
unfairness against the Board of Examiners
for mine inspectors and that the percent
ages were too hluli rather than too low.
Arthur Ireland l oin let ed on harae
of Felonious Assault.
FORT MADISON, la., Jan. 2S. Arthur
Ireland, a prominent labor leader, was
today convicted In this city after a sen
sational trial for assault with intent to
commit great bodily Injury upon n man
named Mathlsen, B strike breaker, brought
Into Fort Madison during the strike of the
Santa Fe machinists here last mimmir.
The sensational feature of the case was
the testimony of John Devlne, Indicted
at the same time with Ireland, that he
was a detrctivc and had seen Ireland strike
the blow.
The case will be appealed If a motion
for a new trial la refused. Ireland's home
Is said to be In Topeka, Kan.
Mnrshalltonn Poultry hov.
MARSHALL-TOWN. Ia Jan. 28. (Special
Telegram.) The annual meeting of the
Marahulltown Poultry and Pet Stock asso
ciation closed tonight. This meeting has
been the best ever held, so far ns birds en
tered are concerned, there being forty-five
entries. Officers of the association were
elected os follows: President, Dr. N. E.
Mighell; vice president, O. II. WalUn; trens
urer, F. A. Reeks; superintendent, J. E.
Johnson, all of this city; executive commit
tee. F. W. Alhough of Bangor. J. E. John
son of Marshalllown, John Gehurt of To
ledo. Organise "nvlngs Bank,
PI8GAH, la., Jan. 3. iSpecta ..-The
State Savings bank of Pisgah has been or
ganised, with the following officials: Presi
dent. H. M. Bostwlck; vice president, J. O.
Rilshy; casnler, H. D. Sllsby; directors.
Joslah Coe, H. M. Bostwlck, F. C. Ovltttt,
T. O. Turner. C. W. Sherwood. Esra Miller
and J. O. Sllsby. The capital of the new
bank will be tlL.mi
ew Kidney Postmaster.
SIDNEY, la., Jan. 28.-(Speclal.)-Eugene
Stiles has received his commlsHlon aa post
master and has taken possession of the
postofflce, succeeding John R. McKee, who
left Friday for Spencer, la., where he owns
a half-Interest In the Spencer Reporter, his
partner being Ed Randall, formerly of the
Sidney Sun.
Farmers Are Meeting.
SIDNEY, la., Jan. 2S.-(Speclal.)-The
Fremont County Farmers' Institute Is now
In full Swing in this city and la a hummer.
The sessions btc held In the large court
room In the courthouse, and it will not hold
the crowds. There is a fine display of corn
on exhibition and the program Is an excel
lent one.
Odd Fellovra Install Officers.
Di'NLAP, la.. Jan. 28.-(Speclal.)-Guidlng
Star encampmen No. as. Independent
Order of Odd Follows, recently Installed the
following: Chief patriarch. 8. D. Fox; high !
priest, F. M.- May; senior warden, O. E.
Nordaker; Junior warden, Floyd Hashaw;
scribe, L. C. Tyler; treasurer, J. W. Pierce.
Store Clianwes Hands.
ORSON, la., Jan. 28. (8pecial.) Orson's
only general "store, for six months owned by
George D. Edmonds, has been sold to John
Onstott of Missouri Valley. H. Z. Hath
away of River Sioux invoiced the stock.
Edmonds will go to Sioux City.
Rebekahs Mew Officials.
MOD ALE, la., Jan. 28. (Speclul.) Mis
souri Dale lodge No. 2U8, Daughters of
Rebekah, Installed the following officers at
Its last meeting: Treasurer, Mrs. S. R.
Harvey; secretary, Mrs. C. I. Hiddleston;
V. G., Mrs. Hodson; N. O., Mrs. Ross.
Chicago Police Hate Evidence of
Work of a Ma a and a
CHICAGO, Jan. 28. In searching for a
woman who might be interested in hiding
Johann Hoch, the alleged Bluebeard, the
police have secured evidence which leads
them to believe thut Hoch was aided in
his quest of wealthy widows by two per
sona, a man und a Woman.
While there are no rpeclflc charges It is
believed the two suspects are withholding
information which would be of great as
sistance to the police. The officers In
timate that several urresla may soon be
made. ,
The man In the case Is an employment
agent and the woman la said to have been
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one of Hoch a numerous wives. Each has ---- 'm, who deserted from his dc
furnlshea the police with considerable In- ,a' hm, nt at Fort Crook April 10. laat year
formation. There l, however, a feud be- I ""rendered himself to the military' au
tween the pair and each accuses the other. ,noritle" t Jefferson Barracks January 20
The man declares that the woman has been ! Al,"lcr, besides being charged with de
Illegally married many lime and that there ' 'tr,lon' wl" have to face the serious charge
are charges pending against her In rnnnec- j 'ireeny, having taken with him on hla
tlon with one of the marriages at Jefferson,
a auburb of Chicago. In return the Woman
asserts that her licenser was an accomplice
of Hoch. and watched the cash windows
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ot suvings oanas in oraer to spot widows i
who made deposits. The cause of the en
mity of the two witnesses Is not known to
the police, but the recriminations may cul
minate lit serious charges against both sus
pect .
Discovery uf another wife of I loch s In
the person of Mrs. A. 8. Ilouk of Peoria,
III., may be the outcome uf a letter received
by Assistant Chief of Police grhuettler
from the worn today. Mrs. Hcuk naked
that a picture and u description uf Hoch
be setit her. She said that some esrs sgo
she married a man who gave bin name us
Ilouk. but that ihi may really have
been Johann Hreh.
lliaiMiaa Uiesks n Ki-cort.
OKMOND. F a., Jan .'S.-Iii the ten-mile
ruce fcr Mei redes ikis toJuy Mr E. H.
Tin I I hla ninety-horse pnwer macrtlnn
broke .he orld,s record. I.eld by W. K.
Vandrrlall. jr. Mr. Thomas covered Hie
ten mil'.'.e iii C.:iV Mr. Vunderbllt s time
last cjr Over Ire tame course wss :Sp.
Fort Riley. Kan.
FORT nil-EY. Kan.. Jan. 28-( Special.)
The members of the National Roads asso
ciation who hnve been meeting In conven
tion at Junction City vHted Fort Riley this
week. They were met by a party of officers
with csrnages and shown around the post,
which most of thfm had never seen before.
The slse of the post ahd the beauty of Its
location nnd arrangement surprised and
pleased them all. snd they expressed much
pleasure at whst they saw and at the man
ner In which they were entertained.
The Polo club has elected ns Its offlcets
for this year Colonel K. H. Oudfrry. Ninth
cavalry, president; Captain J. C. XV.
Brooks. A. C. vice president; First Lieu
tenant F. P. Amoe. Eleventh cavalry, sec
retary and treasurer: Captain A. M. Miller,
Ninth cavalry, adjutant, to be In charge cf
the teams.
The officers and men of the third squad
ron of the Eighth cavalry are busy prepar
ing to leave the post for service In the Phil
ippine islands. They lire under orders to
sail from Shu Francisco April 1, I!.
The difficulty of securing competent bak
ers from among the enluM-'d men of their
commands having long confronted post
commander, the War department has ap
proved the recnmmt ndntlons mnt'e b'
Colonel K. 8. Godfrey, Ninth cavalry, and
others, inn! u training school for bakers has
been estahllr.licd at Fort Riley under the
direction of the commandant of the school
of application for cavalry and Held artil
lery. Succejialve classes will be instructed
for a period of four month each. The
classes will he composed, for the present,
of eighteen recruits, to be selected at depots
under direction of the military secretary,
four from the cavalry, four from the artil
lery and ten from the infantry: these re
cruits when selected to be ordered to Fort
Riley for Instruction, where they will be
attached to troorw and batteries for Instruc
tion nnd messing. While undergoing in
struction thry will be exempt from all gar
rison duty not connected with their school
work, fpon completion of the couise they
will he assigned to regiments and sent to
their respective commands. The first term
will begin February 15 next, with Captain
M. 8. Murray of the subsistence department
In charge, and It Is altogether likely that
an expert civilian baker will he employed
aa assistant Instructor st the school. A
thorough theoretical and practical course
of Instruction has been prepared, compris
ing the making of different kinds of yeast,
the correct proportional parts for eetting
sponges, the classification of flours, the
proper blending of flours for good bread, the
causes nnd prevention of snur bread, knead
ing dough, scaling, moulding, processing.
temperature of ovens, baking In permanent
ovens und In field ovens, the construction
of earth ovens In the field, etc. Certificates
of proficiency will be awarded to those who
pass successfully through the course. It Is
believed that this school will prove of great
benefit to the service.
The Fort Riley military reservation con
tains 20.000 acres of land, considerable of
which Is heavily timbered. It abounds In
small game, such as ducks in season, J ick
rabblts, squirrels, quail, etc., and Is Infes'ei
with coyotes, 'coons and opossums. The
Fort Rlley Hunt club has been reorganised
nnd some good sport has already been had.
Several valuable dogs have been Imported
and others nre on the way. Captain E. M.
I-eary. Eleventh cavalry, has been ap
pointed game warden of the reservation,
with Sergeant Albert Salltrnlck, Nineteenth
battery, field artillery, and Private Charles
Pek, Troop D, Eleventh cavalry, assist
ants. It will be the duty of these warden
to strictly enforce the state game law on
the reservation and any violators of the
law or persons found hunting on the reser
vation without a written permit will be ar
rested. Signal Sergeant Herman Grttndler hng
been designated for service in -Alaska. He
will leave for his new post some time in
June next.
The course of instruction at the gymna
sium Is attracting considerable attention by
Its thoroughness. The new gymnasium,
which was completed last fall and equipped
with all modern appliances, Is In charge of
Captain George H. Cameron. Fourth cav
alry, secretary of the achool of application.
The course embrace calisthenics, gymnas
tics and bearer drill and Is given to two
troops of cavalry simultaneously for a
period of forty minutes every day except
Saturdays and Sundiys, lasting until
March Jl.
Much gratification la exnresaed t th.
tlon of the I'nion Puciilc Railroad company
,n ordering that hereafter Overland Limited
c.a.iia inos. mi and 10.' will stop at Fort
Rlley. thus materially augmenting the com
pany's already excellent train service
Major Arthur C. Ducat. Seventh Infantry
Is visiting hla son-in-law and duughter'
Lieutenant and Mrs. John Symington. Elev
enth cavalry.
Quartermaster Sergeant W. A. Grey re
cently promoted from aquodron sergeant
major. Eighth cavalry, has left for his new
post of duty at Fort Sheridan.
Lieutenant James P. Barney, Eighth cav
alry, has been relieved from duty as re
cruiting officer and Lieutenant A. 8. Odell
Eleventh cavalry, detnlled instead.
Le R. Slayton hns been employed as as
ilfltant instructor' in horseshoeing at the
r rarrlers and horseshoers,
.Z :Z a,fc,hor"1 the military
ervlce at the expiration of hla term of an.
nstment. Friday. January 17. For several
year while a private soldier, he hug been
detailed on extra duty in this capacity and
his services have been so valuable as to
aeJlrable emp'0yment " - "vHI-n very
Fort Crook, Sel.
FORT CROOK. Neb.. Jan. 28.-(Speclal)
Major Charles Byrne. Thirtieth Infantry, re
turned to the post on January 28 from Fort
Mobrara. Neb., where he waa on duty as a
member of a geenral court-martlnt In sc.
slon at that post.
Thirtieth infantry, who deserted from his
a7s" ux o J"? J"ne- Wa" "P-ehended
fred at this post January 23 by Police OfTI.
cer James, who received the usual reward
Charles If. Alexander, a sergeant
. , , . , . ' :aiii
of the
sudden dum., .....
, '" sums or monev
mounting to m. entrusted t0 hi. car. bJ
enlisted men
Who were Patients In .w
""'P'1"' t the time. The men who trust,
A l'V:in,. HIISIUQ
' u, "oi loss in the matter
l:Z7LZTtore ,h' "
er!.B""h.'OV'k'- r'"""l,y "'""-barged n
Vrt Urv" "' """I trm thB bnd
Artillery corps, has re-enllsted for and
Joined tha Thirtieth Infantry baniVnu"
Iwenty-aoven members, and with the sr
-ival of about fifteen new I nit r y merit a of
arlou. wlll,.h eBpp,0 J
repuce ,h,,a. ,. hav. become un.erv-
whici I- r r" ,h te, -.
Mch la tcln, received. It la believed that
hen spring is here this band will be
-econd to ,.,.. ,,;e .t.,e ' "
A board of offices convened .1 the post
January ,fJ ,,., ,,, emlI.t,0
"rill regulation, of officer, underling th.t
coutse ilt th,. ,arrs.n school. Th. -
amlnatlnn lioard consisted of Major Charles
Byrne, Thirtieth Infantry: Captain Frank
A. Wilcox, adjutant. Thirtieth Infantry, and
Captain II. L. Tbrelkeld. Thirtieth Infan
try. Order, were received on January X as
signing Colonel E. R. Pratt to the Thirtieth
t'hlted States Infantry, and It is expect-'d
that he will arrive before the end of the
month to assume command of the regi
ment and post of Fort Crook.
First Lieutenant D. F Keller. Thirtieth
Infantry, has been promoted captain and
assigned t the Twenty-seventh Infantry.
A son was born to Mrs. H. L. Threlkeld,
wife of Captain II. L. Threlkeld. Thirtieth
Infantry, on January IX
Quartermaster Sergeant Alfred Aldrrn.
Company D, Thirtieth Infantry, has been
appointed a battalion sergeant ma.l'T and
assigned for duty with the First battalion,
vice Bridges, reduced to the grade of pri
vate. A is.ard of officers, consisting of Captain
I. Erwin, commissary, Thirtieth Infintry;
First Lieutenant J. M. Little, Thirtieth In
fantry, and Second Lieutenant H. E. Lewis.
Thirtieth Infantry, hns been In session for
the last week examining Color Sergeant
Arthur Knvanngh. Thirtieth Infantry, who
Is an applicant for the position of post
quartermaster sergeant. 1'. 8. A. It Is be
lleved that Color Sergeant Kavauugh
passed a very creditable examination. ,
Post Quartermaster Sergeant .Vitchtiel
Lyons, stationed at Fort IOgan II Hoots,
Ark., is spending u, furlough with relatives
at Fort Crook.
Fort lies Molnea, la.
FORT DES MOINES, la.. Jan. "V-(Spc-lal.l
Major Wheeler snd LIculetiHiils Davis
and Shelley, Eleventh cavulry, left the post
last Tuesday fur Jefferson Hurraeks. Mo.,
to net as members of the general cnuri
niartial convened to try Lieutenant A. J.
Mohn, Fourth cavalry. During the ab
sence of Major Wheeler, Captain Georgv
Vidmtr, Eleventh cavalry. Is performing
the duties of summary court and survey
The severe ytorm of last Tuesday caused
much work for the post plumber, repairing
burstcd water pipes. Freight traffic to the
post over the Interurhan railway was aNo
delayed three days, owing to the wind
having filled the cut directly west of the
reservation with about six feet of drifted
snow. This cold weather la somewhat se
vere to those of the gurrlsi u ivho spent
last winter In the balmy climate of the
The accession of the Third squadron,
Ehventh cavalry, to this garrison bus ne
cessitated the advertising for bids for fur
nishing uddltlonal fuel and forage to last
out the present fiscal year. The chief
quartermaster of the department at Omaha
will open the bids on February 15.
Lieutenant Jay H. Shook, assistant sur
geon, rerelvcd a line horse from Fort
Leavenworth on Monday.
The wagon transportation of the post has
been increased by three new army and one
escort wagon. The mules necessary to ren
der them of use are yet to arrive.
Major James A. Irons, inspector general,
was a visitor to the garrison on ofnVlul
business a few days this week.
The officers of the post enjoyed an im
promptu dance on Thursday evening In
the post hall.
Sergeant J. M. Harrlgnn, signal corps,
arrived here on Jnnuary 28 to relievo Ser
geant 6eorge Rolfe, same corps. Sergeant
Rolfe hopes to get station ut Fort Leav
enworth, Kan.
Fort Meade, 8. IJ.
FORT MEADE, 8. D Jan. 28.-8peclal-Wcdntsday
evening. January , Lieutenant
B. II. Read loft for Fort Niobrara, Neb.
He Is Judge advocate of the court convened
to try Captain George W. Klrkmati. Major
Benjamin H. Cheever and Captain George
H. Bands were alao ordered to Fort Nio
brara on the court-martial of Captain
Klrkman. They left on Thursday evening,
but as Captain Klrkman s counsel has ob
tained an adjournment of the court until
February 0, they returned to this poat on
Friday evening, January 20. F troop
played H at basket bull In the gymnasium
and F was successful In winning, with a
score of 83 to 12.
Monday evening, January 23, one of the
moat thrilling games of basket bull was
played between A and K troops. At the
end of the first half the score was 9 to 6 In
E troop's favor. A troop fought hard in
the last half and brought the final score up
to 11 to 10 in A's favor, u and F troops
also played on Monday evening, but simply
a practice game, und the score was 2ti to 6
In favor of F troop.
Tuesday evening, January 2t, Mrs. Read,
" taeuiensni a. a. Itead, gave a
"bridge" party to- the married pe.ople of the
post. On the same evening the young
people of the garrison were entertained at
the home of Major Hunter.
Wednesday evening, January 25, C and II
troopa played basket ball, and C won with
a final score of 22 to 8. The gymnasium
was crowded with spectators and more en
thusiasm was manifested than on any
previous occasion. The best gamo of the
evening was between F and D troop. It
waa a hard fought game on both sides. At
the end of the first half the score waa 10 to
7 In favor of D troop. At one time in the
second half the score was 10-10, and the
gymuuslum rung with applause. D troop,
however, succeeded In winning with u
scor. of 23 to 17. D troop no fur has won
every fame it has played.
On Friday morning, January 20, the denial
sugeon, Dr. King, arrived.
The engagement of Miss Sands, daughter
of Cgptuln George H. Sands of the Blxih
cavalry, to Lieutenant James 8. Jones ut
the same regiment is announced.
Friday. January 20, the oflleera uf the
post school were -examined In "administra
tion." Wednesday afternoon, Januury 25, the
Ladles' Card club met at Mrs. Freeland's,
wife of Chaplain Freeland.
Notes from Headquarters.
Bids for quarterly commissary supplies
for the military poets of the Department
of the Missouri, furnished from the pur
chasing commissary at Omaha, were
opened Friday by Captain T. B. Hacker,
purchasing ccmtnlsaary for this station.
The post Induced are: Fort Meade, B.
D. ; Fort Niobrara. Robinson und Crook,
Neb.; fori Des Moines, lu.; and Fort
Washakie, Wyo. The awards will not be
made until the bids are approved by the
commissary general ut Washington, D. C.
Wugnner Charley B. Handy, Tresip c, and
Private Claude P. Deltrlck. Troop F. Sixth
cavalry, Fort Meade, S. D., have been or
dered honorably discharged from the
I'nlted States army.
Leave of absence for fifteen days, be.
ginning February 1, has been granted First
Lieutenant Marion I). Howe, Artillery
toivs. Fort Leavenworth.
Payment of the troops of the Department
of the Missouri for the month of Januury
hag been ordered as follows: Fori Rob
inson ad Niobrara, Neb., Captain J. R.
Lynch; Fori Rlley and lea enworth,
Kan., Major B. D. Slaughter; Forts Crook,
Neb.. Dea Molnex, la., Washakie and
Mackeuxle, Wyo., Captain Henry B. Dixon.
Wife of Man
lain by Vaqute Hears
Morton's ton.
CHICAGO, Jan. 28-rears that Yaqul
Indians had harmed William C. Potter, a
son-in-law of Secretary Morton, hae been
allayed. A telegram announcing Mr. Pot
ter safety has been received by Mrs.
John K. MacKensie. whose husband waa
slain by the savages. The telegram cam
from Mlnaco, Ctilhuahua, Mexico.
A s-n aa born to Mrs. and Mrs. J. M
Hawkins last week.
Mrs. Herman Wulff entertained a sistci
from Ketuiard Isst week.
Siael W. Castle and Miss Msrv E Chede.
ter. both of this place, acre married last
The accident at the Omalm wer house
stopped the cars from here for two hours
last inursday morning.
Mr. i,nd Mrs. Oeorae Thompson and son
were entertained Inst Thursday at the home
of Mr. Lehman of Omaha.
M ister George Hartis.'ii of Blair. Neb.,
alll make a visit at the home of tils arand
parents. Mr and Mrs. John McGulre.
Ruby M isters, who has made her home
in Benson during the past four months
Is now at the home of her sister, Mrs. in.
Holovlt. hlner of Omaha,
(ins Junge left last Mondey evening for
New Yoik, where he will take passage for
H.imburg. Germany, to Visit bis aged
parents, who htc In poor health.
Dr. E. H. Bruenlng of Omnha Will have
a branch office In Dr. l-e-ochner a rooms In
the Hank of H.-nson after February 1, e-cry
Thursday from b:S0 a. m. and 2 p. m.
Postmaster McGulre has received word
from Washington that bis claim for credit
was refused, on account of the theft being
made during business hours of the day.
Public Installation took place in the
Ancient Order of l'tilte.1 Wotkmcn and le-
f ree of Honor lodges lat Wednesday even
ng. Refreshments and dancing followed.
Mrs McMeans of Colorado and Mrs. Daly
of Holse city, Ida., left for their homes
last Sundav, afler spending a month at
the home of their sister. Mrs. 8 11. Zwel
ful. There will be Swedish gospel meetings at
the town ball from ne'Xt Wednesday even
inir, conducted by Messrs Albert Anderson
and Carl Htvensnn f Omaha, to which all
Scandinavian are Invited.
Services will be held today at the Meth
odist Episcopal church at the usual hours.
The presiding elder will conduct the morn
ing services nnd the sacrament of the
Lord's supper will be offered.
Mrs Htonccypher of Peru. Mrs. Young
of Wisidblne. la.; Rev. Rodabaugh of Peru
we.-e here l.i! week during the Illness
and death of Mra. William Rodabaugh.
They left for Peru on Wednesday.
Mrs. G. W. Stlger entertained Saturday
eve-nlng at her home In honor of the birth
day annlvrisaries of Mesr. (1. W. and K.
A. Stlaer. Rein ahments were se-rved dur
ing the e vening. Covers were laid for eight.
During the examinations of the schools
last week one of the scholar when asked,
"What was the chief industt y of Ne
braska?" gave the answer. "Chief Dona
hue." not knowing what 'industry''
K. A. Benson has placed on record his
pint for Hensonhurst, near the Country
club. It Is to be a residence place com
prising sixty lots, with an avenue running
through the center, which will be paved
and lined with trees and sidewalks.
About fifteen of Mrs. Peter Oraveit
friends surprised her at her home last
Saturday. Among those present were Mr.
and Mrs. Ratlin. Mr. and Mrs. Hackman,
Mr. Tracy nnd others. A pleaaant evening
was spent and refreshments were served.
The installation of officers took place st
the Modern Woodman camp last Tuesday
evening. The officers were: P. C, W. II.
Tlndell: W. ('.. Bert Child; banker, Ed E.
Hoffman: clerk. J. M. Leldy: sentry, O. E.
Bnowden :escort, M. Kalaer; manager,
Frank Keller.
A special meeting of the Ladles' Aid so
ciety wa held lat week at the home of
Mrs. Hull. The next regular meeting will
be held next Wednesday afternoon at the
home of Mrs. William Johnson. A lunch
will be served from 3 to 6 p. m. All women
are Invited to attend.
The death occurred Monday evening of
Mrs. William Rodabaugh after a lingering
sickness of tuberculosis. She was ; years
of nge nnd leaves a husband and alx chil
dren, the ynuugeat 3 years of age. Short
funeral services were conducted at the
home Tuesday afternoon by Rev. Mr.
T.eldy. The boeiv was taken the next day to
Peru', where Interment was made In the
family lot.
Judge Troup of the district court, In deny
ing the writ of H. J. Grove and others for
the closing of the three esloons In Benson
during appeal, decided that the writ waa
not. made In good faith and delivered a
scorching rebuke to those who were active
In the move. The only point gained was
thut the relators may demand that the
town board give a written copy of the testi
mony taken and file It with the clerk of the
district court. The case will be taken to a
higher court. Some time ago. when It was
decided by the court that Gravert's saloon
must close where it I, remonstrances were
brought against the other three saloons of
this town. The case was tried here, then
token to the district court, where the de
cision was made.
Captain Reynolds has been .very sick for
the last wee.k.
Eva O'Day went to Herman Tuesday to
visit friends for u few weeks.
Miss Hllma Swanson whs the guest of
Miss l.own In Omaha Sunday afternoon.
The Presbyterian church choir reorgan
ised Wednesday night with a full member-
Jasper Smith, the druggist, Is at Mllo,
In., hi former home, looking after business
1. F. Hambllt went to the Wise Memorlnl
hospital Tuesday afternoon to undergo an
Mrs. W. R. Wall and daughter were In
Omaha Frldsy morning shopping and visit
ing friends.
Daniel Bchrewien of Belden accompanied
Ernest Travis home and will be his guest
for n. few day.
Mrs. Vila Waldecker and little daughter
of Tekamnh la visiting her mother, Mrs.
Mary Pilunt, for a few days.
Scott Leuch went to Tekamah Tuesday
afternoon to visit his slater, Mrs. Frank
Taylor, for a couple of weeks.
M. F. Powel went to Sioux City Monday
morning In the interests of the Republic
Oil company, of which lie ia a representa
tive. Miss Prudence Tracy accompanied the
Sunday school teachers and children to
Omaha Sunday afternoon and auenUcu the
exercises at Trinity cathedral.
Ernest 1 ravis went to Belden, Neb., last
Friday, remaining until Tuesday evening.
While there he looked after some business
interests und visited a brother.
Newel Burton and John Plerson were
Omaha visitors Wednesday night, Mr. Bur
ton attending the Robert Burns ball und
Air, j-ieraon me vturamen lodge,
A. L. Shipley held a public sale ejn hla '
farm six miles nor 111 of litre Weilneaelav.
cm account of the severe cold Weather
there was nut a very large attendance.
Ole Olsen of Sliver Creek, Neb., spent
Saturday und Sunday here visiting friends
and looking after auine property. Air. Olseu
and family were former residents of this
Miss Hulela Tucker and Miss Alice
Wulker gave a social dance at the city
hail Saturday night. About thlriy-llve
couple were presem. An elegant luncheon
waa served.
Mrs. Irving P. Johnson of Minneapolis
was the guest of Mrs. G. J. Hunt ktuuduy.
She accompanied Mr. Joliuann, who wus In
attendance at the Episcopal church gather
ic. In Omaha.
i lie Young Peonie s pleasant Hour club
held its llisi last feunuay and per
fected an organisation. The ciuu will hold
Its nisi at Wall's h:ll Wednesday
evening, February 8.
Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Walker and Mr. and
Mrs. Tugger gave a ounce to a number
of friends ut Wall' hull Saturday night.
Ref reslinienta were served. About tweuty
nve couple were present.
Gus W. Anderon. recently of Oakland,
accompanied by his family, spent a couple
of days here, the guest of his brother-ln-luw,
Uus Swanson. Mr. Ande'son Is oh
his way to Spokane, Wush., where he hua
purchased a farm.
There were several coattitig accidents
during the week on the big bill north or
ihe achool hou.e. One llttlti fellow got his
head cut. The boy huve been In tha habit
of coming down wen. Main street and
Ihe car tracks. The city marshal keeps
them off this track us much as possible.
D. C. Has, with a force cf men. ha
siieut the last two weeks rip-rapping on
the oast s'de of the river, opposite the
pumping station, for the Omaha woter
company. The bank at this piur la threat
ening to I reuk loose and it will be neces
sary to hold It on account uf the intake
pipe from the pumping ststien taking
water opposite this place,
West Ambler.
John Faveiiy was Ihe guest of his
brother, Mar. on, and family on Sunday.
Work on the new Bc-uli school Is pn greas
ing rapidly as the wenthrr win permit.
Mrs. K. C. Dawson ef Folium. In . waa
the guest of her father and other friends
here on Tuesduy.
Mrs. George Blakely snd children have re
turned from their holiday vliit with home
folk at Beatrice.
Miss Mae Bas was a caller at Mr. An
thony', and at Ml Davis' s: hool In Wc.t
Omaha Thursday.
Mark Knicely has returned frcm his
mouth's vlut wltn relatives lu Pennsyl
vania and reports a fine time.
Mrs. Warren Ryder, formerly Ml: Anna
Hants, is upeeied here this week frem
pel-field, la . to vlsll
Mre John (5,-n'j: Mid daughter. Mis Ad,
were vis tor: at the h o former
sister. Mt. D. Iloniw.ta. ut Friday.
Mm Jorvdell Park, imw of Monmouth
Park. Iihs had h hxil sl.-sc of
rl: umatb n She Is still unable to be out.
Mr J K. "he made a business trip to
Monmouth Park Thiird.iy nnd wa th.
eurst ut dinner with her old Wlstier friends.
Rev. Willi am Lsnlln and wife
Mrs K Hoffman i.nd little daughter left
for ttulr home at Norfolk on Sntiirdav after
n pUssant islt of several weeks with her
pamils. Mr. and Mrs. Henderson.
Trank 8 Anglic and wife, accompanied by
the hitter s i M.r. Miss Anna Daniels of
Wskefleld. were the guests of the former'
father fcr dinner Thuistlay evening.
The l.adirx' Aid will meet at the home of
Mrs. IV ( '. Hrnsmnn on Thursday next,
Fbruarv 2 Th' re i.s n quill t be quilted.
nd dinner will be served nt noon by the
A dance was alven on Tuesday evenln
e tne minder nail ny a tiumrwr or young
people from Omaha and Dundee.
The Dundee Woman's club met on Wed-l-esday
wlih Mr J. W. Marshall. An 1n
tereitln proaram on "the Classical Per
iod of German Literature" was given under
the leadership of Mrs. Noah Perry.
The Round Dotcn club will be entertained
on Wednesday of this week at the home of
Mis. J. W Marshall.
Ths Dundee. Card club will be entertained
on Friday evenln by Mr N. A. Buck nt
the residence of Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Petera.
Mrs. George HnaEland returned last week
from the Philippine, accompanied by her
haughter. Mr. David Htone and infant son.
The Mlsslonaty society nf thr Dundee
Preshyterlan church met on Friday st th.
home of the jsistnr. Rev. T. K. Hunter.
E A Benson I planning a new restdenr
addition, between Dundee and Benson, to
be known as Hensonhurst. the tract rom
r.rlsliia slxtv lota ivhia on each side of sn
avenue running through the center of tha
strip, which will lo paved ami tinea wttn
J. J. Barr left on Saturday for Erie. Ph..
having been called thete by the death of
bis mother. .
Mr. and Mrs. IVrklns nf Columbus, Neb.,
who came on for the Melba concert huv.
been the guests of Mr. and Mrs. . T.
There will he u meeting of the Ladles'
Aid society of the Dundee, Presbyterian
church on Friday afternoon.
Mr. John II. llartc entertained about
thirty-five Omaha women at a kensltigtnn
Friday afternoon.
Ihr Kilmir C. Abbbott lecture recital.
given lu Omaha during the pust week wer.
attended by u number of Dundee women.
Mrs. CaU'lier tJIses n Strnnger Money
to Buy Ticket and He
nets Lost.
Mrs. Catcher of Urand Island has asked
the police to catch a man for her. Sh
rxplnlns she was at the I'nion station,
gave a strange man Jo and her buggaga
cheek that he might get her a ticket to
Grand Island nnd have the baggage re
checked, but the man evidently lost hN
way or has diverted the money to hi. own
use. "It I enough to maac a perieci lany
innd," quoth Mrs. Catcher, when she mad.
her report.
Mr. Cordelia R. Frnker.
NEBRASKA CITY, Neb., Jan. 28. Spe
cial.) After an illness lasting over three,
years, Mr. Cordelia E. Frakcr, widow of
Daniel Frokcr. died yesterday morning at
the home of her daughter. Mrs. A. L. Har
mon, south of thl.i city. The deceased wa.
Stricken with paralysis three years ago.
from which she never recovered. She wa.
74 years of age and came to Nebraska,
with her husband In IH58. They settled In
Nemaha county, where she resided until
the death of her husband, thirty-five year.
ago Thursday. She then moved to thla city.
Five grown children survive her. Th.
funeral services will be held tomorrow
afternoon from hrr late residence. .
Mrs. Peter Jlles.
BEATRICE. Neb., Jan. 2S. (Special.)
Mrs. Peter Nles, residing near Ellis, tht.
county, died yesterday morning after an Ill
ness of a few days. Mrs. Nles -was among
the prominent Germans living In that local
ity and leaves a husband and nine chil
dren. She had been a resident of th.
county since 1RS0.
Mr. Henry C. Asli.
STl'RGIS, S. D., Jan. 28. (Special.) Word
ha been received of the death of Mr.
Hrnry C. Ash of this city at the home of
her duughter, Mra. C. H. Bute, at Yankton.
Tuesday. Deceased wus born in Ohio and
came to' the Bluck Hills in 187.1. Her hus
band and four children survive her.
Fnnernl of Mrs. Ford.
The funeral of Mrs. Elizabeth Ford, lat.
widow of Patrick Ford, wu largely at
tended this morning by old settler, who
knew the deceased for many year. Mas.
Waa mid nt St. Phllomena's cathedral at
8:80, Interment following ut St. Mary' cent
Wailand Task.
NEW YORK, Jan. 28. Wailand Trask,
one of tho oldest members of the New
York Stock exchange, died today. Mr.
TTask has been a member of th. exchange
since 1S68.
Charles II. Cady.
BALLSTON, N. Y., Jan. 28 Charles H.
Cady. a well known metallurgist and Iron
mining expert, died her today of Blight'g
disease. He was 65 years old.
Johnson Connty Farm House.
TBCLMSEH. Neb.. Jan. 28. -(Special.)
The farm house on Franklin Taylor', farm,
southeast of the city, was burned to th.
ground' Boy 8ek. the tenant, succeeded
In Having most of his household effect.
The lire wus caused by a defective flue.
Mr. Taylor's loss la Sfoo, partially covered
by Insurance
Kansas City Printing House,
KANSAS CITY. Jan. 28.-Flre early today
destroyed the three-story building In Wyan
dotte street occupied by the Burd-Fletcher
Printing company and Buttle. Ijk Beau A
Buttles, engravers. Loss, $180,000. Three
firemen and a negro Janitor Were Injured by
falling walla. All will recover.
gnotr In Nrbraskn nnd Kausa Today
Wno rr In Southern Iowa
Today. .
WASHINGTON. Jan. 28-Forecat of th.
weather for Sunday and Monday:
For Nebraska Snow Sunday; Monday,
For Iowa Fair In north, snow In south
portion Sunday: Monday, fair.
For the Dakotas Fair Sunday and Mon
day. For Colorado Fair Sunday, colder In east
portion; Monday, fair.
For Wyoming Fair and colder Sunday,
except snow In northwest portion; Monday,
For MlsnjUrl Snow Sunday, colder In
Southwest portion; Monday, fair.
I.oral Record,
OMAHA, Jan. 28.-OmeMl record of tem
perature and precipitation, compared with
the coirrsponuit'g day of the lust three
19ri. M. 19(1.1. 10,
II II 40 ii
-7 M -J
8 8 i
.1 .02 T
Maximum temperature
Minimum temperature
Mean t mperutute
Temperature and precipitation denarture
from the normal at Omaha since March 1.
und comparlacn with the lust two years:
Normal tempi ralure j
Detlcleiuy for th day.. 14
Total xoes. since March 1 ., jj
Normal precipitation 02 Inch
Deficiency fr Ihe dav 02 Inch '
t'leelpiialiou allies March 1 .....? fil inch
Deficiency since March I. 8 23 Inches
K.X'-e- f"r oor. period. Its t l.SjM Inche.
Deficiency for cor. pe riod. 10 H.. 1.14 Inche.
T Indicates truce of precipitation.
Indicates below eero.
L. A. WELSH, Ix.c.1 i