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Our 6tore will be closed Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
We open Monday morning at 8:30 in our ew store, located
in the new retail center, Howard and Sixteenth Sts.
The gentlemen, aa well as the ladies, are expected to come.
liVi Inches, its draft being 24 feet. The Urg
ent battleship In commission In the Ameri
can navy Is but Vt feet long, with a normal
displacement of 12,500 tons. The Brooklyn,
the largest armored cruiser In the United
States navy, when the war with Spain
was fought. Is but 1.215 tons, while the
largest battleship In the navy In 1898 had
a displacement of but 11, ITS. These com
paratlve figures will give some idea, of the
site of the West Virginia and Its class.
Within the coming year two battleships of
ls.OOO tons displacement will be placed In
rommlsslon, but even these will not have
the extreme length of the Wei( Virginia.
To man the West Virginia requires a
complement of forty-one officers and 7S7
bluejackets. Special care has been given
In the construction of the armored cruisers
of this class to provide for ths comfort of
the enlisted men. The galleys are of the
most modern and approved type and baker
ies have been Installed which Insure a fresh
supply of bread dally.
The West Virginia carries a main battery '
it four 1-Inch guns and fourteen 6-Inch guns
af the rapid fire type, which Is supple
mented by a strong array of smaller guns
for a Secondary battery. It also Is pro
vided with two torpedo tubes.
As the West Virginia Is fitted as a flag
ship, it Is admirably adapted to the use
of the president and the spacious quarters
provided for the admiral will Insure the
comfort of the president on his homeward
Journey. These quarters are ' located In
the extreme afterpart of the vessel. The
admiral's cabin Is fifteen feet wide and
tweny-slx feet In length, extending from
one side of the ship to the other. This Is
used as the dining room and In It there
Is a dining table, sideboard and dining
chairs, all of mahogany, besides a number
of large easy chairs. There Is but little
woodwork aside from the doors and furni
ture. The exposed steet has been treated
to a coat of white enamel, which, with
curtains of green velour, hung on polished
brass rods at all doors and air ports, and
rugs of American make en the floors, pro
duces a harmonious effect. Adjoining the
admiral's cabin Is the pantry and the ad
miral's office. The cabin aft may be em
ployed as a lounging room. The hangings
here are of green velour and tables cov
ered with green billiard cloth, carry out the
general color scheme. (
' The West Virginia Is commanded by
Captain C. H. Arnold, while Rear Admiral
Brownson, commanding the division of
which the West Virginia Is the flagship,
accompanies It on the presidential trip.
The Colorado Is commanded by Captain
Duncan Kennedy and the Pennsylvania by
Taptain Thomas C. McLean. The Mary
land, the fourth vessel of Rear Admiral's
Brownson's division, which was Mnder
going repairs, could pot be made ready In
time to accompany the command on the
louthern, trip, but wilt join It In Hampton
That means rain on the
weather map. And rain
means that you need a rain
Our special Cravenetted
Overcoatings show the great
est range o( waterproof fab
rics that look like regular
overcoating that Omaha can
boast. We've cutters and
tailors who know how to put
the proper swing and dash
Into Rain Coats. MacCarthy
Wilson Kaln Coats possess
that stamp of high-grade
qualities that la usually found
only In coats that cost at
least 25 per cent more than
we ask. MacCartby-Wllson
Kaln Coats $22.60 and up.
Overcoats and Suits to
measure $20 to $25.
Trousers and Vests to
measure $ a to $12.
Open evenings until 0 o'clock.
i Tailoring? Co.,
I- JM-JC S. 16th St. Next Door to
Wabash Ticket OtTlce. Phone not.
Girls' Cloaks
Ig ij
v We have established a new record for Girls' Cloak and
Dress selling in Omaha.
Refined, warmful, chic garments are here the girls
have found it out. Quantities selling at close margins the
parents have found it out.
"Wol.exM Coasts "Wile" Covt -"CmoU" Co&vts
Man-Tailored Dresses "Wilralph" Models.
Agcst 2 to 6, in Astrakhan,
velvets, bear skins, chev
iots and kerseys, great big
values in little cloaks, at
$7.50, $5.90, $4.75, A C
$3.50 and ZJD
MISSES' CLOAKS-Ezclusive models in hand-tailored
wraps for misses, ages 12, 14 and 16 these are made of
. fancy cheviots and novelty mixture, swagger styles much
j in demand by stylish misses.
The llouae From Whkh
8eptamitr'a Shewing Qreatlj in Exoeu of
Cormpoidinr, Moith Last Tsar.
Live fltoelc Shews lacreaae of Hearty
, 000,000 Htss Over the Sep
tember ' Receipts of
Last' Year.
WASHINGTON. Oct. at Iecldd In
creases In the trade movements are shown
during September and as well as in the
total for ths nine months of this year over
corresponding periods of last year by sum
maries issued by- the Department of Com
merce and Labor. The grain exports for
the nine months this year amounted to
106,a,SM bushels aa compared with 48,671,
70 bushels for the same months last year.
These reports for . this year are preliminary
and estimated to include 91 ' per cent of
the actual shipment.. This year the corn
exports have been 82,752,211 bushels as com
pared with 14,441,771 bushels for the cor
responding months last year. The Septem
ber export of grain this year amounted to
more than 10,OuO,000 bushels over September
Of 1904.
The Import movements of trade during
September show the same increase. Nearly
2,000,000 head of live stock arrived at five
of the largest distributing centers in ex
cess of September it yoar ago, while the
increase in the receipts of grain in twelve
Important Interior centers aggregates over
27,000,000 bushels more than the correspond
ing month last year.
Lake Shipments Heavier.
The total increase in lake shipments this
year to and including September 30, as
compared with 1904, aggregated 14,784,266 net
tons, a gain in the Hour outbound move
ment of 211,223 tons; grain and flaxseed,
22,3fM,71 bushels; coal, 631,810 tons; ore and
mineral, 11,743,761 tons; lumber, 7, 801,000
feet; unclassified freight, 48,661 tons.
At New York receipts of grain during
September totaled ,618,4!)0 bushels, as
against 6,123,661 bushels a year before. New
York's grand total receipts of grain and
flour and cornmeal the first nine months
of this year aggregated 80,742,99$ bushels,
against 63.117.W1 bushels in 1904.
Philadelphia's grain receipts during Sep
tember reached 2,779,025 bushels, being over
1,600,000 bushels in excess of a correspond
ing movement in 1904. Total grain receipts
at Philadelphia during the first nine
months aggregated 13,203,016 bushels in
contrast with 11,221,783 bushels in 1904.
At Baltimore receipts of grain during
September reached 2,919,041 bushels, an in
crease of '1,662,676 bushtils. During a nine
months' period 16,891,326 bushels of grain
were received at Baltimore, over 1600,000
bushels in excess of a like movement in
Eipeudltures for Bettarsaeats Caases
a Dtlelt of Over Million
ST. LOUIS. Mo., Oct. 26. The sixteenth
annual report of the board of directors of
the Wabash Railroad company, covering
operations of the road during tne fiscal
year ending June 30, 1905, was made pub
lic tonight. The report states that "while
showing a large Increase in gross earnings
(11,672,973.47), it also shows an increase in
operating expenses of $2,819,936.70, or a de
crease in net earnings of $1,146,962.23, but
an analysis of the extraordinary expendi
tures charged direct to operating expenses
will fully explain the decrease."
Following is a summary of the rJnanclai
Total revenue of the company from all
sources was Ka.4M.MU.77.
Expense of operation. Including taxes.
tracK rentals ana miscellaneous, fjz.ut,
Balance, 33.344.999 45.
Interest on bonds, $3, 469. 57. 17.
Net revenue, ;io.6.2.72 (drflPlti.
Additions to property, 3656,862.95.
Total. $780,436.67.
Sinking fund charges account new equip
ment, steamers. $678,936.72.
Deficit to profit and loss account,. $l,4o.
372 19. S
For the fiscal year ending June 30, 1904,
there wns a surplus of 319.2U1.16 carried to
the profit and loss account.
Jada-iueat ASTaiaet Letter Others.
NEW YORK. Oct. 26. A verdict for t241
agalnwt Joseph Lelter, Joseph H. Hoadley
and Cyrus F. Judson was today returned
by a Jury In the supreme court In the suit
brought against these three defendants by
William H. Franklin and George I. Scott.
I The plaintiffs claimed that they lost toj.SOO
by carrying stock for a pool In Interna
I tinnal Power company's stock, which In
' eluded Messrs. Judson, Letter and Hoadley.
and Dresses
GIRLS' COATS-Ages 8 to
16, Tourist Coats and Vas-
sar models in which the
wholesale tailors have put
ear marks of fine work
manship, handsome h na
coats at 9 12.00. I
IO.&O. 1M.OO. 7K J JkJ
the New Coats Come.
Rsck tilaid Pssitnger Traias Vstt Wear
rairfieU wit. Fatal
Tralas Movlas at Rapid Bate Waea
They Collide la Hills aaa
Eaglnea Are Locked ,
FAIRFIELD, la., Oct. 26.-Two fast pas
senger trains on the Chicago, Rock Island
Pacific railway, collided head-on at a
point one mile south of Fairfield early to
day. The wrecked trains were No. II, which
left Chicago at 8:30 last night for the west,
and No. 12, which departed from Kansas
City at 6:30 last evening. Four persons
were killed and between fifteen and twenty
injured, none fatally. The dead:
F. J. MILKES of Muscatine, la., engineer
of No. 11.
OLKN CANFIELD of Murray, la., mall
A TRAMP, unidentified.
The most seriously Injured:
W. H. Dunham of Eldon, la., engineer of
No. 12, leg broken, foot mashed.
E. W. Wltte of Eldon, la., fireman on
No. 11, head bruised.
H. O. Potorff of Eldon, la., fireman on
No. 12.
O. B. Helmer, mall clerk on No. 11, head
cut, leg crushed.
J. E. Hickman, mail clerk, bruised and
G. W. Williams, George Fisher, J. Quak
ens and F. 8. Hagle, passengers on No. 12,
cut and bruised, not serious.
Trainmaster Kennely.
O. Matthews of Neola, la., cut severely on
E. V. Wllmot of New Bedford, Mass.,
thigh fractured.
F. 8. Hagle of Pontlac, Mich., back badly
George F. Froden of Jaqua, Kan., cut
about head.
Mrs. JoeeDh Harris of Chicago, minor in
G. D. Rummeny of Enid, Okl.. slightly in
jured. Dispatcher to manse.
The cause of tne accident is now laid to
the train dispatcher's office.
When the engineer of No. 11 appeared at
Fairfield he was handed the following or
der: "Run forty minutes late to Eldon."
The fireman of No. 12 declares that they
had clearance orders from Eldon and that
the blame for the wreck was In the issu
ance of them from the dispatcher's office.
At the time of the accident the trains
were running at the rate of about thirty
miles an hour. Both engines, which were
of the large Pacific type, were demolished
by the impact, which was terrific. Four
ears of No. 12 were derailed and seven
damaged and most of the injured were on
this train. All of the killed were on No. 11.
which also was badly damaged.
A relief train with physicians was sent
to the scene from Eldon and the injured
were removed to the latter point. Traffic
was tied up for nearly twelve hours. Sev
eral of the Injured were able to continue
their Journey and these with the other
passengers were detoured over the Chicago,
Milwaukee and Bt. Paul tracks by way of
Ottumwa and Eldon.
Company Blames Operator.
CHICAGO, Oct. 26. An official statement
Issued by the Rock Island road gives the
number of dead as four and places the
number of Injured at from twenty-five to
thirty. Present official information leads
to the conclusion that the collision was
caused by a failure of the operator a Fair
field to deliver an order for No. 11, west
bound, to meet No. 12, eaatbound, ut Fair
field. . . .
Both locomotives were demolished, four
oars of No. 12 derailed and seven dam
aged. The damage to No.. 11 has not been
reported, but all the killed were on this
train, including an unidentified tramp .who
was stealing a ride on the . front plat
form of the baggage car. Those injured
were nearly all on No. 12.
A relief train with seven physicians was
sent to Fairfield from Eldon. Passengers
on No. 12 able to travel were sent over
the Chicago, Milwaukee A St. Paul railway
part of the way to Washington, la., and
put aboard Rock Island train No. 44, bound
for El Paso, Tex. A train to continue
No. ll's journey west was made up, as
the track, it was expected, would be clear
by 1 p. m. Trainmaster Kennelly was
among the Injured.
Bloomfleld Banker Complains that
. Divorce Salt Is Cram Ding Him
Banker Sherman Saunders of Bloomfleld,
Neb., has placed some additional affidavits
on file in connection with the divorce liti
gation started in Douglas county by his
wife, Alice Maude Saunders. Mr. Saunders
makes affidavit that while they were living
together In Bloomfleld their expenses did
not exceed $150 a month, that his ows per
sonal expenses at this time do not exceed
175 per month, that it is cramping him
financially to pay his wife $150 a month
alimony and that he had to Incur further
indebtedness to raise the $700 suit money
heretofore paid by hlin. He also allegea
the fact to be that Mrs. Saunders Is sup
porting her father, mother and little brother
out of the SIM monthly allowance made her
by the court, and that she can very well
get along on an allowance of $75 a month.
He also sets up that Mrs. Saunders has
greatly overestimated his wealth, which,
Instead of being several hundred thousand
dollars, does not exceed $40,000 net.
La a da Hlra la the City
George Holly, colored, arrested Thursday
afternoon by Detective Savage and booked
at the city Jail as a suspicious character.
thinks he has one laugh coming because he
caught a second-hand dealer napping yes
terday afternoon. Had not Holly become
emboldened and returned to beard the
lion in his den a second time It is believed
he would have had at least a fighting
chance to escape arrest.
Holly pawned a coat and vest at a
Douglas street second-hand store and re
ceived $4 on the garments, and while he
merchant's back was turned? donned the
garments and left the store unobserved.
He then went to a second place and pawned
the garments again, returning to the first
store to ask for an old coat to wear, or
GO cents more on the first deal. Detective
Savage was In the store at the time and
detained Holly when the second-hand dealer
said he could not find the garments re
ceived fTora Holly an hour before. '
Caalrsaaa at Finance Casssslttea af
Pearl Schawl Board Escapes
Trial aa Tealialcallt y.
PBORJA, 111.. Oct. M.-Judge Blemmons
in the county court today sustained the
motion to quash the indictment against O.
J. Bailey, chairman of the finance com
mittee of the school board, for malfeas
ance in office la permittliuf N. C. Dougherty
to carry on his alleged defalcations un
disturbed. In his opinion, which was a
very long one, the court said that neither
the statute creating the school board, nor
any set of rules and regulations at hand,
not tba ladlctioeut. specifically set forth
the duties which the defendant failed to
The court room was filled with a dis
tinguished assemblage. Following the de
livery of the opinion Judge McCulloch, at
torney for s Mr. nnlley, moved his dis
charge from recognisance, which was allowed.
(Continued from First Psge.)
Stelnway hall as " meeting ruled by two
policemen and one man."
After the appointment of .the credentials
committee and a . discussion of the best
way to collect tmj credentials of the dele
gates, th Btudc baker hall meeting ad
journed until 1 o'clock. .
Dunne Welrataes Rearalare.
At Stelnway hall, meanwhile, Mayor
Dunne, who was rereatly elected to office
aa a democrat, warmly welcomed the dele
gales who . signed the Roosevelt pledge.
The mayor said:
There Is no more important ouestlon be
fore the country today than railroad rates.
There are three different classes who view
this railroad rate question from different
points of view. One class believes a rail
road should be run like a grocery and
charge one customer $1 a pound and an
other C cents a pound. Another clans ap
proves President Roosevelt's plan for the
governmental regulation of railroad rates.
The third class, which' Is numerically In
creasing each year, believes that the proper
solution is for the government to own and
operate the railroads. If they do not, the
railroads will control the government. But
I will not Impress upon, you my. personal
views on this question. Chicago Is proud
to have you as her guests. If you come
back in several -years I will give you a
ride in municipal street cars.
At present the only vehicles the city owns
are patrol wagons, and I know that you do
not want to ride In them. Toil look like
good peaceful citizens, and 1 sincerely hope
Vour deliberations will be quiet and orderly,
ou must not fight because it is against
the city ordinances. , . .
E.' T. Campbell of Ohio responded to
Mayor Dunne's address of welcome.
"It is unfortunate that the railroad In
terests attempted to Interfere with this
convention," said Mr. Campbell. "It is a
mistake to attempt to combat public opin
ion. We are here to indorse President
Roof evclt's plan 6f governmental regula
tion of railroad rates. I am tn favor of
going even further than the president, but
I am also heartily In favor of supporting
Parry Lost la Indiana.
John W. Kern, representing the Indian
apolis Commercial association, was the next
speaker. He explained that D. M. Parry
Is a member of the Indiana organisation
and that after a sharp contest Mr. Parry's
efforts to' Instruct the delegates against
the Roosevelt rate regulation plan were de
feated by a vote of 10 to'l.
After a speech by former Governor Van
Bant of Minnesota, the convention adjourned
until 2 o'clock.
The so-called "antl" convention recon
vened at i o'clock In the afternoon In Stude
baker hall, and the "regular" convention
met an hour later in Stelnway hall.
Hashes Elected President.
While the Studebaker hall meeting was In
session the Stelnway hall convention per
fected organization by the election of the
following officers:
Chairman W. K. Hughes of Colorado.
Vice Chairman John W. Kern of Indiana,
Secretary P. E. Goodrich of Indiana.
Assistant Secretary-r-G.. A. Schroeder of
Wisconsin. . . , . i
The report. of the committee on credentials
was read and approved and all delegates In
the hall were seated, .
Chairman Hughes discussed the .presi
dent's position as to railroad rates, saying:
This is what the people we represent
want. What the people of the great west
want and what We shall earnestly and per
sistently demand..' The people of the west
are not unmlndfuJt-of what the railroads
have done for them,' They have brought the
comforts, even the'Kixurles of life to errery
door. .. They hastened the .development of
the country: made the wheels go faster,' as
it were. The'lasfc twenty-five years have
brought a great change.. In this time about
all the public utilities o( the country trans-
Rortatlon, Insuranc e, food, light aha water
ave passed Into tne hands of corporations.
These soulless creations of modern law can
hold about all that is valuable now and hold
It with a grip that death never relaxes. I
think I can truthfully say to you today
that unless you put the railroads under
state and federal control, neither your
wealth nor well being will, be advsnced In
this generation not in the next. Now this
question is right up to you. We -want, In
my opinion, to here draft and pass strong
resolutions upon-this subject, to appoint
committees from every state ' represented
here tn get right after the senators from
their respective states with the proceedings
of this meeting. If they agree with the
president we want to know it; If they are
with the corporations we want to know it.
Among those appointed on. the committee
of resolutions were J. H. Call of California,
8. H. Cowan . of Texas, H. A. Holmes of
Kansas and . former Governor Larrabee of
,At this point it was learned that there
had been no invocation. The convention felt
the necessity of one, but no minister was
present, whereupon Captain Joseph Farley
of Dallas, Tex., 'mounted ths platform and
delivered a prayer asking Divine aid ln
fighting the rate evil.
Reply ta "Antl" Comsaaalcatlaa.
A communication was then received from
the other railroad advocates at Studebaker
hall saying it was "the convention," and
asking the "regulars" to Join, with them.
This caused considerable- discussion and
the "enemy" was hotly denounced by JL W.
Call of California and others.
A committee was appointed to reply to
the communication after which a resolu
tion introduced by J. W. Kern of Indian
spoils was adopted under suspension of
the rules. It is as follows:
Resolved, That the so-called convention
assembled in fcttudebaker hall for the pur
pose of aiding the railroad companies ro
defeat the efforts of President Roosevelt In
behalf of the people has assembled without
authority of this association, but fairly rep
resents the corporate forces under the di
rection of which It is in session.
Second, that Its statement-to 4he effect
that any duly accredited delegates to this
convention are in anenuance upon tne eiuuo-
baker hall railroad convention is absurd
and false. The delegates to this convention
are here In session, enthusiastic in their
It Is On of the Real Joys Glvea Is.
"Postum Food Coffee has done more for
me In two years," writes a Wisconsin youn
lady student, "than all the medicines and
treatments I had employed to overcome
the effects of the coffee poisoning that
was killing me by degrees.
"I had all the familiar symptoms and
suffered all the' well known tortures. My
stomach was wrecked and 1 could not eat;
came tne nervous victlpi or insomnia, and
ths capacity' for study deserted me. Of
course, this cams on gradually and with
out suspicion, for a long time, ts to the
, "Two years ago a friend enthusiastically
urged me to quit using the old kind of
ooffeS and to drink fostum Food Coffee,
t have never regretted acting upon uia
advice. As soon as the coffee poison was
eliminated the strengthening and nour
ishing properties of Postum began to build
me u. . -
"Each day J gained a, little,, the color
Crept back to my cheeks, my Urn be rounded
out with new flesh, my complexion grew
(air and, clear again, my digestion Im
proved, and now I can eat anything at
any time; the nervous Insomnia lias left
me and I sleep soundly at night and wake
VP refreshed. 1 have no more headaches
and mental work has become a pleasure
to me." Name given by Postum Co.,
Bonis Creek, Mich.
There's a reason. '
Read the little book, "The Road to Well
vllle," la eaea- pVg. - r -T - - t . ...
support of Prenl.lent Ronsevelt's declared
polity and do not propose to mske any
alliance or compromlRe with the enemies of
the people.
The convention then adjourned until to
morrow morning.
' Proeeedlaaa of the "Anils."
The first business at the Studebaker hall
convention In the afternoon was the read
ing of the report of the committee on
The roll call of the delegates whose cre
dentials Were accepted by the committee
showed that 433 delegates were In attend
ance at the convention in the afternoon.
Several times during the roll call applause
was caused by reading names of delegates
who are said to have left the "regular"
convention for the "rump" meeting.
Amid the cheers and applause of the con
vention a resolution classing the action of
the "regulars" In refusing admission to the
"rump" delegates to Btelnway hall as un
American was passed.
As a bit of humor, the resolution asked
the appointment of a committee to extend
an Invitation to the "regulars" to attend
the convention at Studebaker hall.
After the recess steps were taken to
make the organisation permanent. The
nominations for the permanent officers were
made by W. C. Perry of Kansas City, and
were passed without opposition.
N. W. McCioud of Pennsylvania was
chosen chairman and O. X. Wendellng of
California one of the rice presidents.
Trre Hesolntlons Referred.
After the appointment of other commit
tees. Delegate Thurber of New York of
fered a resolution that the Interstate Com
merce act be amended so as to class pri
vate car lines and terminal railroad en
gaged in interstate commerce as common
carriers and subject to the Interstate com
merce act. It was referred to the com
mittee on resolutions.
A resolution was then introduced prais
ing President Roosevelt .for his assistance
In the recent peace negotiations between
Russia and Japan. The . resolution also
expressed an appreciation of the Intentions
of the president in attempting to secure
a settlement of the rate regulaton ques
tion, and expressed an opinion of the views
of members of the convention on the sub
ject D. M. Parry States His Position.
D. M. Parry, the leader of the delegates,
then made his speech. ,
In part, he said:
I refuse to believe that the government
rate making proposition reflect the real
sentiment of the great majority of the
shippers of this country, for to my mind
to believe such a thing is to assert that
the shippers have combined their forces
for the purpose of tyrannising over the
railroads and depriving railroad capital
from reaping the profits which under the
free Institutions of this country it is en
titled. Rather do I prefer to believe that
this crusade to endow a political commis
sion with a socialistic and ciar-llke power
to fix transportation prices Is what Is pop
ularly and very aptly termed a hot air
movements, fathered In the main by profes
sional political agitators and men who have
private reasons of their own for fighting
the railroads. I believe that as the ship
pers come to consider this question they
are more and more inclined to take the
view that government rate making Is an
Impractical and dangerous scheme, and at
least It must be given very earnest con
sideration before extending it their sup
port. I confidently believe that all fair-minded
men. If they give due s'udv o this question,
will come to the conclusion that the power
to make rates should continue to lodge
where It Is and that thereby the general
Interests of the country will be best sub
served, the rlKht of communities to enjoy
the advantages of copulation, wealth and
geographical location will be respected, the
less developed sections will not be at the
mercy of the more powerful sections, and
rates will on the whole, gradually decline,
while the services rendered by the carriers
will develop In efficiency.
After the speech an adjournment was
taken ,untll tomorrow.
National Association Instructs Dele
'. aaaIto Work for-Rate Rearalatloa.'
' In a circular Just issued by Secretary J.
H. Owlan of the National Live Stock asso
ciation the information Is given that the
central committee, meeting in Denver Oc
tober 20 and 21, instructed its delegation to
the Interstate Commerce Law convention
at Chicago to present a strong resolution
endorsing the president on the railway rate
Attention Is called to the faot that at ths
next annual meeting of the association to
be held in Denver, beginning January 30,
the proposed consolidation of the National
Live Stock association, with ths American
Stock Growera' association, will come up
for ratification by the two bodies meeting
simultaneously. The central and executive
committees of the respective organizations
already have agreed on the merger and out
lined a plan for its execution. The purpose
Is to gain the strength that will come by a
common organisation of all live stock inter
ests. The constitution and bylaws of the
American Stock Growers' association, mod
ified so as to admit to membership associa
tions of live stock producers, as well aa in
dividuals, will be made the basis of the
new organization.
Attention is called to the fact that whllo
the . reciprocity convention at Chicago In
August was a great success, yet the efforts
and the fight necessary to get the laws de
manded will be a stubborn one and may
last a number of years before the object is
attained. The campaign is now in the
hands of a committee.
At the meeting of the central committee
a resolution was adopted declaring that the
appropriation made by congress for experi
mental stations and use of the Bureau of
Animal Industry and for meat Inspection
absolutely insufficient for the live stock in
terests of the country. Because the live
stock industry Is threatened In many ways
by diseases which require careful scientific
Investigation and the welfare of the gen
eral public is believed to justify the dis
tribution of the burdens Involved in meat
inspection, senators and representatives
are asked to make ample provision at the
next session of congress.
Sargeoa General of Army Thinks
There Are Too Many Snr
areaaa General.
WASHINGTON. Oct. 26. -Surgeon Gen
eral O'Reilly of the army has prepared a
statement showing there are three medical
officers with the same title he holds, which
has led to confusion, which might become
more serious In time of war. The title of
surgeon general of the army was bestowed
on the head of the medical department of
the army in U1S. In 1871 the chief of the
bureau . of surgery and medicine of the
navy was made surgeon general of the
navy. In lo the supervising surgeon of
ths marine hospital service was made sur
geon general of the marine hospital ser
vice. General O'Reilly says telegrams ad
dressed to ths "surgeon general" may be
sent to any of these officers. He thinks
that as his corps has had the title so much
longer than ths others It is entitled to
keep it. Legislation by congress would
be necessary to sffect the change.
Iowa Villas; Scorched.
; FORT DODGE, la., Oct. M.-(8peclal.)-The
bualsess portion of the town of Pal
mer on the Sibley branch of the Rock
Island was destroyed by fire st midnight.
The blase started In the store of the Wltte
Hardware company. The R. L. Shrodcr
building. Paul Peterson's meat market, and
the entire plant of the Cltlsena' Lumber
company, consisting of pv.uuo feet of lum
ber, were consumed. Loss on stocks. $14,000;
loss on buildings. $4,000; Insurance. $i 1.000.
Tbe town la without tVr protection. The
When Carl Schurz
M When a rnun like Carl
JLSchurz. a man who for
filiy years has enjoyed the
confidence of the greatest
legislators of the world, a
man who never writes a
word without giving it due
thought, and who, though
writing In an acquired
tongue, has made himself a
master of that tongue
when such a man pros nts
the Rsminiscenoeofhls long
and useful life, that work
marks an epoch In history
and an epoch, in literature.
When a magazine like Mo
Clure's publishes these
Reminiscences, it marks an
epoch in magaztne.making.
even for MoClure's.
These Schurz papers,
which begin in the
November McClure's with
the fascinating story of the
boyhood of S.-hurz, will take
up before long nis point of
view of such men as Sher
man, Grant, Lincoln,
Greeley, Cleveland and
others whom he knew as ,
Intimate friends.
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Indian blue Records are sold by all repu
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Springfield, Mass.
Brick Masons
wanted to bid on tank foun
dations for The Uncle Sam
Oil Refinery tanks.
Onll to see me at noon Oct.
27th at the Merchants Hotel.
Room 215 Neville Block, 10th and
Harney Streets.
Telephone 6510. Take Elevator.
'Phone 4M.
Tonight and Saturday Matinee and Nisht.
Rose Stahl 4 Co. ; Burton's Docs; Susie
Fisher; Carver & Pollard; Redford Win
chester; Four Emperors of Music; Jolson,
Palmer & Jolson, and the Klnodrome.
Prices 10c, 26c, SOc.
village would have been destroyed but for
the work of volunteers with buckets. The
absence of a high wind was much to the
favor of the village.
Lara-a Amoaat of Hay.
BTUROI8, 8. D.. Oct. 16. (Special Tele
gram.) Bryant Bros, of Tllford, hay con
tractors, met with a big loss by Are last
night. They were loading baled hay after
dark when one bale fell on a lantern,
breaking it and setting fire to the bay.
Over JuO tons burned, together with the
barn and a number of sheds. Loss esti
mated at $2,500; insurance, (1,260.
Aa Oitragi, ,
It's an outrage to let your skin suffer
without help, when burned or wounded.
Use Bucklen's Arnica Salve; 26 cents. Tor
salat by Sherman A McConnell Drug Co.
Aasatear Dramatics at Chnrch.
The Young People's club of St. John's
chnrch presentttd a drama at Guild hall
last eight before a fair alxed audience of
friends and patrons of the church. The
play was given as a church benefit and ths
talent was entirely from among Its young
peuple. "Chevrons" was the name of the
drama, and deserves comment in that It
was an original play by R. T. King, one of
their young men. The action of the sketch
lies In the fact that Captain Wllderman is
tempted into a same of cards and loses
heavily. He steals his wife s Jewels to pay
his debt of honor and to conceal the theft
throws suspicion on a sergvant of his com.
pany, who la lifted to the rank of a hero.
The young people succeeded in pleasing
their friends vand In raising too for the
Lira Stock Show Postponed.
CHICAGO. Oct. 26. The International
IJve Stock show which was scheduled for
the first week in December has been posi
tioned until the week commencing De
cember 16. Inability to procure the struc
tural steel for the new exposition building
is the causs of the postponement.
Coarelaa- Resalta at Chapmaa.
CHAPMAN. Kan., Oct 26.-Natlonal
coursing meet' results: Ths Waterloo, third
round: Winners. Mr. Path, Lord Brake,
Look at the Clock, Cranberry Sauce, Lord
Be f ten. Lord Barefoot, College Queen,
Agile Sport. The finals for the Waterloo
cup and stake will be run tomorrow.
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Everybody should have one.
A "rainy day fund" is ab
solutely necessary in these
changeable times. 4 per cent
compound interest paid.
The Only Bank in Omaha
Exclusively for Savings.
City Savings Bank
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Why wait till nearly
Xrnns time before you-,
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Watch you are thinking,
about? ComB In and
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Could anything be '
A. Alandelberg,
1522 Farnam St.
W cod ward A Burgess, tasil
Matinee Saturday
gustus Thomas' Comedy
H Mrs. Leffinpell's Boots
Last Season's Fashionable Furore in
New York.
BIIRWnnn Nights A Sun. Mats. 10c. So
Unil U UU TuesThurs.,8at.MaU.10-als
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SIXTH BIO WEEK Tonight ' aaoT
All Week
Matinee Saturday.
Late of Paris Academy of Sciences..
Beauty Doctor to Mmea. Bernhardt,
La Tour, Patti and Langtry.
Assisted by one of the most beautiful
women of her age.
Three Concerts.
Program As Played Before
His Britannic Majesty.
King Edward The First
And The British. Court
At Balmoral Ant!
List Fall. '
Prices (Boxes 11.00) Iba, He, Ko.
Children '. Sc.
Mr. and Mrs. Chambers'
School of Dancing How Open
Adult beginners, Mondays sad Thurs
days, S P. M.
Assembly dates furnished on appli
cation. Children, Tuesdays and Saturdays,
Misses and masters adyaaced Satur
days 4 P. M.
High School class opsns Friday, Oc
tober JOth, I P. M.
Telephone F-1 871. ''.
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