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TIIH OMAHA DAILY IJEE: FU1DAY. JULY
IT1LIAN BLAMED FOR DEATH
Antonio riitillo Charged bj Coronr'i
Jnrj with Killing Lhar.ei Jonei,
ACCUSED MAN IS STILL AT LARGE
Vrlende Make tp 1'nrao for Him
to Facilitate Ilia FlIaM
I'ni-k to Hla Satis
The Inquest hold Thursday rooming at
Coroner Brallcy's office over the body of
Charles Jones, who was shot at Military j
park Tuesday evening, took up the entire
forenoon. After half an hour a delibera--Ion
the Jury returned a verdict that Jonee
Cams to hi death from a gunshot wound
inflicted by Antonio Plstillo with felonious
intent. The Jury recommended that Martin
MtOovern, H. Jacobaon and Frank and
K. R. Kllllsn, Jones' companions at the
time f the shooting, b held aa witnesses.
Deputy County Attorney Fitch stated
that a complaint of murder In the first de
gree probably would be filed against Pls
tlllo, who has not been apprehended.
Qeorgo II. Jones, father of the dead man,
is expected from ToUdo, O., this afternoon.
When tho funeral arrangements will La
The search for Plstillo Is still being
made. Detectives say they learned from
oocupann of the house at 10BS South
Eighteenth street, whero the Italian lived,
that a number of his countrymen made up a
ptirsa of $ for him since he left the
scene of tho shooting Tuesday evening. A
friend of his has been Quoted as saying
that If the murderer was not caught by
tonight bo would be safe on his way to
Italy. One of the principal witnesses at the
inquest was John D. Crelghton of 1918 Cass
street. Mr. Crelghton was at his stables
near Military park on the day of the trag
eds. Crelahton Daw Trouble.
"I saw there was trouble brewing at the
saloon adjoining the park." said Mr. Crclgh
ton. "and I tried to avrrt it by telling
Jones and his four companions to leave
and thus avoid unpleasantness I saw
Jacobson break a cord that secured a door
leading from the saloon to the park.
Plstillo was dancing by himself and
Jones called to him. The Italian
heeded the call and asked Jones If he
could talk Spanish. Then Jones called
Plstillo a vile name. Soon afterward one
of Jones' companions (pointing to Jacpbson)
took off Ms coat and offered to whip
Plstillo, saying at the same time ho would
make him swallow something ha (Plstillo)
had said. I again tried to quell the
trouble, but to no avail. Then Jones came
In to where I was standing and asked if
I had a gun. I told him I had not, where
upon the young man made a grab for my
oana, which he failed to get. Then Jones
entered the park, went out to the street,
and I soon saw him with two mineral
bottles In his hands. I noticed Jones raise
his arm as if to throw one of the bottles,
and in the next moment or so noticed
Plstillo raising his revolver. I then dodged
behind a pole, heard two shots, looked up
and saw one of the bottles on the ground
close to Plstillo.
Fatal shot la Fired.
"When I saw Jones' arm raised with the
bottle- I said to him. 'Don't throw those
bottles Into those women and children.'
The next thing I knew Jones was lying
Vlto Pascals, leader of the Italian band
for the benefit of which the picnic was
being held Tuesday at Military park, said
ha had known Plstillo nearly a year and
tried to stop the disturbance on Tuesday.
"I heard Jonas and his friends challeng
ing Plstillo, and at one stage of the
trouble I took Plstillo by the arm and got
htm away from the young men. I heard
one shot before Plstillo fired. Plstillo held
his revolver behind him three or four mln
utea before he shot Jones. I did not see
the bottles Jones Is said to have had."
McOovern. Jacobson and the Killian
brothers, Jones' companions on Tuesday,
gave a general account of the trouble and
all said they had known Jones for many
years In Omaha and testified that he bore
a reputation for being peaceable. Jacobson
said Plstillo ordered him out of he park
when he called the Italian a name and of
fered to whip Mm In the alley. At that
time, declared Jacobson, Plstillo pushed
his revolver In Jacobson' s fare. According
to the testimony of the four companions
of Jones none of them offered to go to tho
rescue of their friend when they learned
he had been shot, nor did they offer to
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Krug park, for the purpose, they said, of
McQovern, Jacobson and tho KIDlun
brothers were released yesterday afternoon
on a bond of $600 each, furnished by their
After an aecldent, use bucklen's Arnica
Salve. It prevents fatal results. Heals
cuts, burns, sores. 25c. For sale by Sher
man t McConnell Drug company.
Harry B. Davis, undertaker. Tel. 1226.
Condition of E. W. Kash.
E. W. Nash's condition wss not changed
when Inquiries were - made Cast night, lie
has been resting comfortably for the past
several days and there haa been prac
tically no change since Sunday.
INSURES A CLEAR SKIN
' When Eczema, Acne, Tetter, Pimples,
r other skin disease make their appear
ance it is a sure sign that the blood is
filled with humors and burning acids.
These being forced through the pores
and glands burn and blister the skin, pro
ducing the eruptions which are usually
accompanied with intense itching, and
are disfiguring and humiliating.
Tsars ago my blood was bad, as evi
denced by skin eruptions oa dlnerent
parts of the body, and other symptoms,
so I concluded to try S. tj. 8., knowing It
to be highly spoken of. After using a
numbarof bottles do cot remember now
Juat how muou my blood waa thor
oughly nari&ad and enriched and I waa
relieved of all eruptions and manifesta
tions of Impure blood. I believe 8. B. B.
to b aa excellent blood medicine, and,
any one in need ot each a medicine
would do wall to use It. Tbey will find
It a perfeot enre aa ltproved to be in my
case. MRS. O. ET 6UOEM AK.U.
Alliance, O., 618 S. Patterson u
While external treatment relieves tern
porariljr it does not reach the real cause
of the disease, because it does not go into
the blood. S. S. S., a perfect blood pu
riner, neutralize these acids and humors,
and by strengthening and toning up the
T ! ITiilneva ani Rnwela the natural
(channel of bodily waste, dispose of
them instead of
1 ". -a" allowing' them
(H ( C t be torced to
1 1-' t-'J through the
V V e Bkia g g g j,
PJB'iLY VEEETABLE. the greatest of
all tonic for
building up the entire system, increasing
the appetite and helping the digestion.
8. 8. S. cure all skin disease promptly
and permanently, leaving the skin soft
4 and smooth. Only by keeping the blood
cure can we nope to nave a clear skin.
Book on Skin Disease and any medical
avdvice you may wish free of charge.
, THE SWIFT SPECIFIC CO., AtliaU, tU.
OMAHA MEN AND THEIR HOBBIES
J'lf !.i ;'i " '
MAJOIt IIOHEIiT 8. WILCOX.
Enjoyipg a Song of Pants, Patches and Pool.
FRANK MURPHY LIBRARY GIFT
Ten Thousand Dollari Not Turned Over
Beoauso Estate ii Unsettled.
NO DIFFICULTY ABOUT OBTAINING MONEY
Borne Think Ileqoent Cannot Be laed
by Board Without Special
Charter Provision Mad
Mention of the Frank Murphy bequest to
the Omaha public library at the Portland
meeting of the Western Library associa
tion has suggested Inquiries as to when
the 110,000 left by the will of the late
street railway magnate Is to be received
and how It is to be used. President U S.
Reed of the library board is reserved in
remarks concerning the bequest.
"If I remember the terms of the will
correctly," said he, "the money is left to
be expended for-' public library purposes,
but at the direction of the mayor and
council. This belngAthe case, It seems to
me the library boarf has little or no con
trol of the money, or, at least, not until
It has been turned over to the board by
the mayor and council. Bo far as I know
the amount has not yet been placed In the
hands of the city treasurer by the executors
of the estate; neither has the mayor and
council taken any action rogaidlng It. The
library board is in a recepttve mood and, of
course, would be glad to have the bequest
placed to its credit, so that It might be
used to bettering and enlarging the Insti
tution." Question for the Lawyers.
President Reed was asked whether or not
the charter limitation of $22,000 yearly on
library expenditures and the provision of
the new charter requiring an surplus
money to be turned into the city general
fund at the end of the year did not pre
vent acceptance of the gift until after a
charter amendment had been passed by the
legislature making it possible to use the
legacy and at the same time not sacrifice
any of the annual revenue from the city.
That is a legal question and lor tne
lawyers to decide," replied President Reed.
"It has not yet bten taken under consia-
eration by the Judiciary committee nor sub
mitted to an attorney."
Others familiar with the law and library
board affairs say, however, that there is
no way in which the Murphy gift can be
utilised without a special charter provi
Frank T. Hamilton, executor of the Mur
phy estate, was asked if the money had
yet been paid to the city.
"It has not," replied Mr. Hamilton. "The
estate is In process of settlement, but so
far as I know thre will not be any dim
cultles about following out the terms of the
will regarding the library bequest. It will
be paid over within a year and the city will
be free to spend it as It likes on library
property. The exact conditions are not
now distinct in my mind."
NO FLOWER SHOW THIS YEAR
Plan Haa Been Abandoned aa There
la Not Time for Growth
Plans for a flower show this fall has
been given up. Manager GUlan of the Aud
Itorlum has had some correspondence on
the subject with those experienced with the
management of flower shows and they say
that arrangements should be made six
months or a year in advance. The local
florists say that they would require at
least six months to grow the flowers which
they wish to place on exhibition. '
Prospects are favorable for the organi
sation of an Omaha Flower Show assocla
tlon next spring, the florists seeming to
take kindly to the Idea. Kansas City,
which Is not as large a hothouse center as
Omaha, has held a flower show for three
years with marked success and haa had
exhibitors from all parts of the union.
There Is talk among the florists of organiz
ing themselves and other cltisens Into an
association for giving shows, atarting with
one next fall. An effort wll be made to
secure the co-operation of the Civic Inv
"Tls a gigantic conspiracy of Coughs,
Colds, etc., against you. Foil It with IV.
King's New Discovery. 50o and 1100. For
sals by Sherman it McConnell Drug Co.
Dave Bernstein Is visiting In Omaha
after alx months' steady woik as a com
mercial traveler In the south.
Dr. A. 11. Miopia left last night to Join
hla family in Canada and enjoy a vaca
tion laming three weeks or more. They
will Vllt the Thousand Inland, wilier re-
Mft aertMtae aai
?. W 1 J
AT THE PLAY HOUSES
Kerrla Stock Company at the Boyd.
Ijist night the Ferris Stock company of
fered for the mid-week change of bill "A
Flag of Truce." a simple little arrange
ment of well known Ingredients, In which
several very Interesting situations are de
veloped and some good opportunities frr
character acting are offered. Mr. Harbour
Is seen as a quaint old Rhode Islander,
who has a shrewd Insight Into human na
ture, as well as a strong current of genial
ity In his soul. His good work is finely off
set by Miss Csrmontelle, who was given a
most cordial welcome, she having been out
of the bill for the first half of the week.
Miss Csrmontelle has the part of an Irish
nmlil of established age and does It ex
ceedingly well. Master Clarke Marshall is
featured In a small role and the rest of the
company find themselves well situated. The
play went very smoothly last night and
was much enjoyed, for it is a clever
mingling of humor and human Interest. It
will be the bill until after Saturday night,
with the customary matinee on Saturday.
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diar
rhoea Remedy Is the most successful medi
cine In the world for bowel complaints, and
s the only remedy that will cure chronlo
The Vatican at Itome.
The Vatican, bringing to the minds of
European travelers Impressions of all that
Is most beautiful and sacred In religious
life, is kept scrupulously clean. That
cleanliness is next to godliness" Is both
believed and practiced. Tti'jtus beautiful
marble floors are soiled by the tread of
thousands of feet and yet they are always
clean. A miracle? No, not even a secret.
In the storehouse of the Vatican at Rome
there stands a barrel labeled "Gibson's
Poap Polish. " In the grandest of all pal
aces on earth it Is supreme, the king of
cleaners. In your home It will prove In
dispensable. It will clean any article In
your house, even the most delicate, without
Injury, and clean it better and with less
labor man by any other method known. It
takes the place of soap, borax, ammonia
and all other compounds. Ask your grocer
for a one-pound can, which costs 10c.
913.20 to Buffalo, jt. r-
and return, via Nickel Plate road, from
Chicago. July 8th, 9th and 10th, with ex
treme return limit of August 4th, by depos
King ticket. Stopover allowed at Chau
tauqua Lake points. Three trains dally,
with first-class equipment. Meals served
In Nickel Plate dining cars, on American
club meal plan, ranging in price from 86o
to 11.00; also service a la carte. No excess
fare charged on any train on the Nickel
Plate road. If contemplating an eastern
trip, write John T. Calahan, General Agent,
113 Adams St., room 29S. Chicago, 111. Chi
cago depot corner Van Buren and La Salle
Sts., the only passenger station In Chicago
on the tlevatt'd Loop.
"The Line Beaotllnl."
Lehigh Valley railroad. Delightful route
to New York, Philadelphia and Atlantic
coast rusorts. Five through trains daily
Dining cars, a la carte. Connects at Buf
falo and Niagara Falls with all trains front
For time tables and descriptive matter
address Qeorgo Eade, Jr., Western Passen
ger Agent, 213 South Clark St., Chicago. I1L
The sale of unclaimed property at the
police court room will be continued to
morrow (Friday) at 2 p. m.
I.lqaor Brllera Held.
Henry Umon of Tekamah. Charlea
ungues ana noon tisinger or Thurston,
alleged bootleggera. were brought down
from Tekamah Thursday afternoon by Imp.
ui; ft iiivru naic, jiiai 0111,4 OKlea anl lodged
u. tfie Kougias rouruy ;u. Ttiey are
charged with selling liquor without license
on the Omaha Indian reservation and were
bound over by United States Commisaloner
John Hinghaus at Tekamah In 6oo each
10 tne (euerai grand Jury.
Isaiah Lu, July 6, 19t. age 70 years
ths and 15 oays. v
Funeral aervlcea will be held from family
reHldenco, 4S16 Webater street, Friday, July
7. k, at 2 p. m. Interment Forest Lawn
cemetery, r rienos invllea.
liece.ised is survived by his wife, Mrs.
Alary rw . uooob, nve aons, c, J. J A.
E., M. In. ana J. h.., all of Omaha; two
daughters, Mrs. Klla D. Heckenrldge of
Tft-kimah, Neb., and Mrs. Jennie D. Miller
of 1 ranquiiuty, o.
K AM MERER Frank Peter, aged 14 years
at home, I nuraday mornlug, July 6. at
t il O CUK-X.
Funeral will be held from family real
dence, North 2&th atreet. at 8:i Satur
day. July 8. to Sacred Heart church. In
terment at Holy Sepulcher cemetery.
E'l BERT Alice. July , 1. at the fam
ily home, nouth 25th (avenue.
Remains wlli be takan ' MvtD
ajjaf af AtWnV4anptfa
HOWELL IS NOT T1NDICATED
Edward Botewater ii Acquitted of Charge
cf Criminal Libel
NO TROUBLE FOR JURY TO AGREE
Twelve Men Decide The Bee'a K.x-
noaare of Hevrrll'a I'eraonnl and
Political Record la Sot
Not guilty" was the verdict of the Jury
In the case of alleged criminal libel brought
In the district court in the name of the
state by R. B. Howell agnlnst Edward
The Jury came Into court at t:lR, after
being out not quite three hours. Half of
this time was consumed in going to and
from the Drexel hotel for dinner.
Immediately on retiring the Jury took a
ballot, which showed ten for acquittal and
two for conviction. A smile went around
the circle, for no one seemed) to take the
two negative votes as Indicating the real
sentiments of the men who cast them.
There was practical agreement from the
start, as Intimated by one Juryman, that
the only malice shown in the Cane hnd
been by the prosecuting witness while on
After lunch the Jury settled down to
smoke a cigar and chat of the features of
the case Informally. This done, another
ballot was taken and showed an agree
ment. The signal bell was rung and the
report made to Bailiff Klrkrndall that the
Jury was ready to come Into court.
Howell Siot Present at End.
Judge Day was on hand, as was County
Attorney Slabaugh and his assistant, Mr.
Shotwell. R. B. Howell, the prosecuting
witness, had got to the court room before
t o'clock, evidently expecting a short ses
sion by the Jurymen. He waited until 2 10
and then got up nervously amd went away.
He had not returned when the Jury deliv
ered Its verdict through Foreman Hawkins.
Immediately on being discharged from
attendance on court, and when the Jury
had also been released, Mr. Rosewatfr was
congratulated by the people who were pres
ent. He shook hands with the Jurymen
as they filed out. and then fell Into line
with the departing cltisens and went back
to his duties In the big imlldlng across the
County Attorney SiSDaugrt occupied some
thing like an hour In his closing address
He was Interrupted in the midst of his
talk by a message from the prosecuting
witness insisting that he read a certain
article to the Jury, which ho did.
Judge Day's charge was quite lengthy.
It embodied three special instructions
asked by the defense, going to the ques
tion or malice and good motive and as to
the exact time when Howell became a
KANSAS CITY REAL ESTATE
Polntrra aa to Property Down
Kawvllle .dent to Itarry
Some time ago the Kansas City Real Es
tate exchange sent a list of questions re
gaming umana real estate property to the
Omaha exchange. They were answered by
Harry Tukey, secretary of the exchange.
Mr. Tukey has Just received from Kansas
City a letter stating the facts concerning
property there. The questions and their
answers, the first answer applying to
Omaha and the second, to. Kansus City, are
given beldw: M1
rWflnt. 'f,r the P'moV11 population of
, iiu.'J"1"; . n,iT) , including Kansas
ft-iiv. mo.. jtrmnurriH ie amih nn ut-wi in
dependence. v i
What is the area within the city limits?
Twenty-eight square miles; forty square
What is the value of the best
comer? $3,000 per front foot; $6,400 per front
What Is the location of same? Southeast,
corner Sixteenth and Farnutn; northeast
Corner Eleventh and Main.
w nat is the value of thP best residence
property? $W per front foot; $lw) per front
What distance Is the above from the cen
ter of the city? One and one-half miles;
What Is the value of residence lots In a
medium district? $;I0 per front foot; $35 per
What Is the cheapest residence building
lot in the city? $1(0 for Bfty feet front; $10
per irum 1001.
How far Is same from center? Three and
one-halt miles; four miles.
What Is the value of the best wholesale
property In the different sections of the
city? $.'S0 per front foot; $000 to $t' per
hat Is the value of trackane nrnnertv in
the different sections of the city? $50 per
front foot; $150 per front foot.
What Is the value of the best acrenire
property within five miles ot the center?
an acre; $4,000 per acre.
What is the value of best acreaire ten
miles from center? $100 per acre: $360 per
What is the value of the cheaoest acreage
five miles out? $150 per acre; no answer.
wnai is tne value or tne cheapest acreage
ten miles ouit per acre; jtio per acre.
Has the central or suburban property In
creased most In value within the Inst three
years? In proportion, the suburban; in
proportion, tne suouroan.
RAILWAY FAILURES ARE FEW-
Tbna Far Only Five" ".mall Ones De
fault la Their Interest
Thus far In the prosperous year 1906 only
five small railway companies, aggregating
770 miles of lines, have defaulted in their
Interest obligations and been placed in the
hands of receivers, ana none of them can
attribute their Insolvency to the existing
business conditions. The roads are all
small ones and narrow gauge. The Rail
way Age says:
This Is a showing even better than thnt
lot tne corresponding six mouths of 1H04.
wnen six roads, with jtc. miles of lines am
tlo.nM.OVO of bonds and stock, went into re
(elvers' hands, compared with five roads,
270 miles and J7,(Mo.wO of capital this year
The first hnlf ot the yeuta ln)3. !!.: anJ
1K01 were still more notable for the small
f umber of lallway Insolvencies, and, I
act. the four and one-half years sine
llK have been a period In which receiver
ships were few and comparatively unlm
portani. i nere nas oeen no great raiiwa:
failure since that year, and there seem
to be no reas n to teur such an occurrence
during the remainder of 106.
It la encojraglng to report, in this con
nectlon, that of the more than 2,000 road'
In the t'nlled States, Independent, sub
sldlary and private, representing todny
probably 214.0nu miles of line, only twenty-
eight, operating about 2,tVj miles, are at
present In the hands of receivers. These
are all small roads and most of them have
remained In the charge of the courts for
some years with the acquiescence of their
Foreclosure sales also have almost ceased
for lack of material. In the past six
months only three roads were thus forced
Into reorganisation: but the inclusion of
one Important line In the nuuiber makes
tne aggregate of mileage and capitaliza
tion Involved much larger than In tho
correa)iondlng period of the three preced
prrlal landay Ratea to .(,rrat Weat
ern Park, Manillas, Iowa.
Only one fare for the round trip. Tlrkets
on sale every Sunday, to and Including
Sunday, September 17. For further Infor
mation apply to B. D. Parkhurst, general
agent. 1612 Farnam street. Omaha, Neb.
Bee Waat Ads Are tlu Best Business
B. Q. Willis of the Crelghton Medical col
lege has been appointed police surgeon for
the six months ending Iecemlr SI, Isoj.
Mr. Willis will work with J. F. Langdon.
who was selected as one of the oollce
surgeons several days ago. Messrs Itng
din and Willis succeed Police Surgeons
Wigton and Kennedy, who have sorved
slue January 1 of thU er.
a nee Sale of . .
Consisting of all the new samples submitted to us for our next
fall selection and all the odds and ends of our present stock on
hand. This is a special offering at fully half regular price and
some at even less. The above lot consists of about 2,700
pieces. Today you can buy them at an exceptional saving.
All are perfect goods except for the occasional traces of hand
ling or of pinholes here and there.
MUSLIN PRICES LESS THAN ONE-HALF
Wemcrv'i gowns, Women's t o w n s , Women's gowns, Women's gowns,
up to 75c
NOT AS MUCH SPIRITS NOW
DecreaM in Collections of Intend Revenue
for Last Year.
MORE ON BEER, CIGARS AND T6BACC0
Keretpta on Itenornted natter Also
Fall Off aa Shown by Annual
Iteport of Collector
The collections of Internal revenue for the
Nebraska district for the fiscal year ending
June 30, 1908, as reported by Collector E. B.
Stephenson, are as follows, comparisons
also being made with the previous year:
Lists (sundry assessments ! 4.4iS 6.001
lleer zxti.ato ilo.S-S
Spirits 1.75.tS 2,187.84a
Cigars ih.s.Hii T5.W1
Tobacco ii.iJ4 b,2Zl
Special Taxes SS.4S M.iaS
lU-novated butter (J,-. it 13., 03
1 locunientary 7 48
1'laylng cards 6
Totals :'.2i6.009 $2,661,97?
Comparison of the two years' collections
reveal a decrease for the year just closed
It Is Interesting to note the fact that the
decrease was largely in spirits and reno
vated butter. The respective decreases are
as follows: Spirits, $401,891; renovated but
ter, $7,424; special taxes, $980; lists (sundry
assessments), $578; mixed flour, $28; docu
mentary, $41; playing cards, $fi; total, $410,-
There was an Increase In the collections
for the year Just closed over the preced
ing year In the tax on beer, $1,017; cigars,
$2,984, and tobacco, $843; total, 4.844; leav
ing the total decrease for the fiscal year
ending June 30, 1905, over that of the pre
ceding fiscal year of $406,904.
POLICE PLUNDER IS SOLD
I'nclalmed Articles Collected by De
partment Are gold at Auction
Joe Sonnenberg lield the boards at the
police court yesterday afternoon when the
annual sale of unclaimed articles was be
gun for the benefit of the police depart
ment. A thousand and one articles are
being disposed of for a mere song. Every
one Is guaranteed his money's worth or
money refunded at the box office as cheer
fully as It was taken. There Is such an
accumulation of stuff this year that It Is
necessary to continue the sale to this
afternoon, when Auctioneer Sonnenberg will
mount the block again at 2 o'clock.
A world of associations and stories clus
ter around the articles being sold. Could,
tor Instance, the hundreds of revolvers on
sale tell their Individual little stories a
book could be written and then the halt
would not have been told. In tho varied
collection of shooting Irons are some that
have been around the world; others that
have sent victims to an untimely death,
while others have figured in various ways
In the world of din and strife. Every
pocketknlfe manufacturer In the country
Is represented at the sale In that at least
one specimen of his wares Is In the collec
tion of cutlery. Watches of all kinds are
to be had and some rare bargains In this
line were obtained yesterday afternoon.
Not a few curio seekers were on hand for
such articles as "hop outfits" used by
As a rulo every bidder reaches for his
article or package with alacrity, hoping he
haa made a "find." There was, however,
an exception to this rule yesterday after
noon, when a colored man ran the bidding
up to $1 on a package, but when, the auc
tioneer brought his mailed fist down on
the block and closed the bidding there
was no response from Mr. Colored Man.
Asked as to his silence after he had been
so active In the bidding, he remarked:
"To can't fo'ce me to take dat package.
Ah doan seed de number 13 on dat bundle
an' Ah reckons dat ain't no number for
dls heah chile. Take It away, man; take It
away. Can't yo heah? Ah said take It
And Joe Sonnenberg took It away.
WOMAN'S ASSAILANT FINED
Who Illla Companion with
Pitcher la Aaaeaaed Jot
Clyde McDowell pleaded guilty In police
court Thursday morning when arraigned on
the charge of assaulting May Hamilton of
Tenth street and Capitol avenue. McDowell
was fined $00 and costs. It Is said the
woman and her assailunt were drinking
beer together and because the woman
would not buy another bottle of beer. Mo
Dowell threw a water pitcher at her head,
Inflicting a scalp wound that required sev
eral stitchea to bring together. McDowell
was arrested by Officer I-ahey while trying
to board a freight train at Sixth and Pierce
Death of M-s. Johnson.
The coroner's Jury Investigating the
death of Mrs Anna Johnson, who was
burned to death by the explosion of a
gasoline stove at her home, lfilo Ohio
street. Wednesday afternoon, returned a
verdict to that Heel Thursday. No new
light was thrown on the accidental death
of Mrs. Johnson. The funeral will be held
this afternoon at ! o'clock from the chapel
In Bralley A Dorrance's undertaking par
lors. Rev. I M. I.lndberg. pastor of the
Swedish Lutheran church will officiate. In
terment will be In Forest Lawn cemetery.
APPRAISERS TO MEET TODAY
Board Comes Toa-ether on Water
Work,, It la Thought, for
The Board of Water Works Appraisers
Is due In Oninlia this morning for a ses
sion which the members of the Water
board hope will be the last. Some antici
pation is held that the appraisers will
make a final report as to the value of
the plant before leaving Omaha, but con
servative members of the Water board
do not view affairs with so much assur
ance. It Is hinted, however, that the board
Is going to attempt a move or two toward
getting a report quick from the engi
neers who have hod the thing in hand
nearly two years. Certain Wnter board
members do not hesitate to express pro
found disgust ovpt the wearisome tactics
that have prevailed so far and they In
timate that the appraisers are going to
hear from them and very much to the
A few weeks ago Attorney Wright wrote
to the appraisers urging them to come
out and view the rip-rapping while the
Missouri waB high, so they might be bet
ter prepared to"estlmnte the value of this
work over which there Is a wide differ
ence In opinion as to value. The river has
since gone down some. It has been suld
all along, however, that tho engineers
would hold another session In this city
before formulating the report.
The air Is charged with a report that
something Is about to "drop," but whether
It Is the final report or an ultimatum con
cerning the time by which the report must
be In, Is not made plain.
HORRIGAN HAS TWO PRISONERS
l.eadvllle Sheriff Here on Ilia Way
Home nith Pair of napected
Sheriff T. II. Ilorrlgan of Iadvllle, Colo.,
arrived In the city yesterday afternoon
with two prisoners, Dan Radakoolt and
Mrs. Teka Bogdonorl, two Itallun fugi
tives who are suspected of the murder of
a saloon keeper In the Colorado city some
weeks ago. The pair were captured at
Leavenworth, Kan., several days ago and
held for the Leadvllle sheriff.
The saloon keeper was found murdered
In his place of business one morning and
Immediately the husband of the woman
and Radakoolt left the place. When cap
tured In Leavenworth the man had sev
eral cheeks on his person which It Is
thought were taken from the drawer of
tho safe when the murder was committed.
When the murdered man was found It was
seen thut the place had been robbed and
later Investigation showed that nearly $1,700
In cash and some valuable papers had been
taken. The prisoners are confined In the
city Jail waiting for railroad connections
to tha wust.
The sheriff and his prisoners will leave
for Leadvllle today. Sheriff Horrigan Is
the offlcor who went to Red Oak, la., some
weeks ago to take back Frank Shercliffe,
who Is wanted In Colorado for murder, but
failed to get his prisoner.
ANOTHER TRICKBY HOLDUPS
J. T. Mattox Mopped by Them
and Relieved of Twenty
Another of the series of holdups which
was begun ten days ago waa pulled off
lust night. J. T. Mattox, who Is employed
In the office of L. D. Holmes, an attorney
in the New York Life building, was re
turning from the residence of a friend
who lives on South Eighteenth street near
Iavenworth, when he was accosted by
two masked men Just south of the corner
of Eighteenth and Leavenworth streets,
and the usual holdup command was given.
Mr. Mattox was robbed of $30 In money.
The robbers went through his pockets hur
riedly, and after taking all his money per
mitted him to go his way, with the warn
ing not to look around under the pain of
Mr. Mattox appeared at the police station
as quickly as possible after the robbery,
but was able to give but a meager de
scription of the men, owing to the dark
ness of the place where the robbery oc
curred. The robbers went south of Eigh
teenth street after the robbery. Mattox
lives at Tenth and Pierce streets.
The following births and deaths hava
been reported to the Hoard of Health dur
ing the twenty-four hours ending at noon
Hlnhs Charles Rogers. fl North Six
teenth, hoy; E. I Plats. 3330 Mandrsou,
boy; F. R. Sandeen, 1K30 North Seventeenth,
Iniy; Michael gchlnker, 2S'2 South Fifteenth,
girl; Joseph Mosc-s, 1833 North Twenty
fourth, twin girls.
Deaths William Roach, 6101 North Thir
Kate R. ftyan for a $3.6nu frame dwelling
it Fortieth and Cuming atrneta and to
Ellen M. Hlrka for a $5,unfl frame dwelling
at Thlriy-tuih avenue and Farnam traC
Friday, July 7
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CLEAN UP ALL THE DOCKETS
Purpose of District Court Judges is
Agreeing on Adjournment Day.
FIFTEENTH OF JULY IS THE TIME SET
Partner Decided to Iteeonven
Eighteenth of September liar
Association lletiueats that
This De Done.
At a meeting Thursday noon tha judges
of the district court practically reached
an agreement to adjourn for the summer
vacation Saturday, Julyj 16. It was fur
ther agreed to have the adjournment con
tinue only to Monday, September 18. Thlt
Is In line with the request of tho bar as
sociation, unofficially known to ths Judges
through the report of Its meeting In Ths
llee. The association passed a resolution
favoring the opening of court not latcf
than September 10.
During a somewhat Informal discussion
'he Judges gave consideration to difficulty
of getting any cases to trial In the first
two weeks of a term. They have about
decided to take the bull by the horns at
the opening of the adjourned term In Sep
tember and make the lawyers toe the
scratch with more promptness and dili
gence. It is safe to say that hereafter
! when a case Is called In Its turn and Is
passed on request It will go to tho foot of
the docket. Tim Judges have reached tha
conclusion that this Is the only way to
bring the law dockets up to date by next
PRISONER HAS PLENTY MEANS
Man Arrested for Heine Drank
Poaaeaara Drafts Aa-areKatlna-One
Richard McCloBkr, formerly from In
diana and recently from North Dend, Neb.,
was arrested Wednesday evening and
charged at the city Jail with being drunk.
About a week ago the man was found in
a helpless condition on Douglas street and
cared for at the police station. It Is said
he has been on A protracted spree for sev
eral weeks and Is now on the verge of col
lapse. McCloskey's fingers and toes wera
all amputated several years ago, when ha
was caught In a Hoosler blizzard. He hat
been Bent to a hospital for treatment.
Nearly $1,000 In drafts were found In hla
pockets when searched.
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