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TITE OMAILV DAILY BEE: SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1905.
MOVi-TO REVIVE YE1SER LAW
Independent Tlphni and dtTtlaaa Git
Faopl Want Initiative and Bafaraadnm.
PETITIONS ARC BUNG CIRCULATED
Effort Pftn aa Elertloa Day Ar
Stimulated Since Aimii Baal.
as, rrAfesnlonal aaa
John O. Ydser" Initiative and referendum
law, which has laid - Inoperative on the
etatute book for a number of years,' la to
be brought to the front again and a deter
mined attempt made to have it approved
by the voter In Omaha eo It can be, used
In this city In efforts to get new gas and
On election day The Bee printed the fact
that In some precincts petitions calling
upon the city clerk to submit the question
to the voters at a special election were
, being presented ' to the cltisens who ap
peared at the polla. '.At that time no In
formation was given out by the circulators
: as to who was behind the move. ,
Since election .day the petitions have had
a more active circulation among business,
professional and working-men.- One . man
was approached four times Saturday morn
ing by as . many men bearing as many
different petitions of the. same Import. It
Is said signatures are not coming as rapidly
as 'desired. ' ' , .. .'
Popular .Vote Reeae.
.' The. lnltlatlvo and referendum law pro
vides that it shall be effective only In com
munities where It has. been submitted to
. popular vote and approved. If - It is ap
proved by a majority of cltisens voting on
the question per cent of the voters may,
at any time, petition the council for any
thing they want in the shape of franchisee
or other legislation. If the petitions are
sufficient and good It is mandatory on the
council to submit the question and If the
question carries the council and mayor
must carry out the popular will.
In submitting the question for the ap
proval or rejection of the law the city
clerk Is the officer who must comply with
the demands of the petition. Before, when
efforts have been made to have the law
submitted, the courts have spoiled the at
tempt by declaring the petitions Insufficient
and lacking the proper qualifications.
What Elbonrn Says.
"I am not very familiar with the law on
the subject." said City Clerk Elbourn. "but
whatever the law directs mo to do shall be
the rule I shall follow."
President Zlmman of the council was
asked what he knew about the petitions.
"As I understand It," said he, "the move
was made first by the Cleveland people Who
want a dollar gas franchise. These people
have by no means given up the fight to
get the grant. They started the petitions
going. Now, I believe, the Independent
telephone franchise seekers, have Joined, or.
at any rate, are supporting the affair.
Therefore the petitions arc' being Circu
lated." 'Councilman ' Dyball said he had positive
Information the' petitions he had heard
about were gat up and circulated by the
Independent telephone Interests. President
Zlmman thought 'only the gas syndlcata
had got the thatter under way. ' ' '
INDICTS FORMER CONGRESSMAN
William D. Owea Areasea of Gettlac
Cask la Fraadaleat Deal
BOSTON, Nov. 11. Indictments were re
ported by the grand Jury of Suffolk county
today against Ferdinand E. Borgea, form
erly director and alleged promoter of the
Vbero Plantation company, and former
Congressman William D. Owen of Indiana,
an alleged associate of Borgea. The Indict
ments, which are Identical, charge Borges
and Owen with obtaining more than $26,000
by fraud from Charles W. Abbott, Edwin
O. Child, John M. lenders and Warren P.
Page, Investors In the company. ,
It Is alleged that Owen and Borge con
spired to bring about the larcencles with
which they are charged. The grand Jury's
action follows a long Investigation by a
committee of stockholders of the company
as well aa.an Inquiry pursued by the re
ceivers, who were appointed on petition of
the petitioning committee.
. Borges was arraigned today and bonds
of 175,000 were Imposed by the court to
hold him for further hearing. In opposing
a motion for a reduction of ball the as
sistant district attorney reviewed the op
erations of the I'bero company and said
that' 175,000 was the least amount of ball
that should be required In view of the
fact that : the defendants "reaped f 1,000,000
by this conspiracy."
' Owen has represented Indiana In congress.
He was also secretary of state of Indiana
and was Immigration commissioner In New
York under President .Harrison.
CANAL IN STATE 'DEPARTMENT
uggeattoa Blade ia Washington that
Secretary Root Have Chars
of Big Ditch.
WASHINGTON, Nov. ll.-An echo of the.
suggestion that the Isthmian canal should
be placed under the State department has
been heard In a rumor of the possibility
that the Insular bureau which grew up un
der the direction of Secretary Root when
he was at the head of the War department
may be transferred to the State depart
ment. Discussion of the matter has not taken
any concrete form, but it Is one of the sug
gestions made to relieve the secretary of
war of the heavy responsibilities which
now rest upon - him In administering not
only the affairs of the army, but the Phil
ippines, the Panama canal and other island
interests. It argued that Secretary Root's
past familiarity with the Philippines will
enable him to take up the work which has
been carried by Secretary Taft It would
require legislation to bring about the
change, as the Insular bureau was legis
lated Into the War department when the
Philippine government bill was passed.
ROOSEVELT FAVORS NIAGARA
President Weala Have Xataral Warn-
4 era el Falls Preserved
VTARUIXflTON', Nov. 1L President
Roosevelt placed himself on record today
strongly In favor of the preservation in
tart of the wonder of 'Niagara Falls.
To visitors who called to urge the presi
dent to use his Influence through the com
bined action of the American and Canadian
governments for the preservation of the
Niagara Fs.Ha and to prevent the diversion
of their waters to commercial and Indus
trial uses the president said he regarded It
as a great national duty to do all that
might be in his power to preserve Niagara
Falls and that In his message to congress
he would recommend action along that line
with all the force with which he was cap
able. He said that he believed Niagara
Falls, the grand canyon of the Colorado,
the big trees of California and the Buffalo
should be preserved for posterity. Cali
fornia, he added, had presented to the na
tion a grove of the big trees, and If the
state of New Tork could not preserve Ni
agara. Falls Inviolate the national govern
ment Should step In to keep them as they
are now for the American people as one of
the natural wonders . of the . world. The
president said that If he were to make a
public address before the convening of
congress he would take the opportunity
to speak In favor of preservation of Niagara
Read Bennett's extraordinary snaps In
high grade crockery offered on pages six
and seven, fashion section.
Vpjoha Withdraw Protest.
Protests against the $3,000 brick stable
of E. Purdy at 2413-17 C'nnlng street have
been withdrawn by Dr. I'pjohn. who was
unable to make his complaint effective after
Building Inspector Wlthnell showed that
the city had no authority to refuse the
permit. Inasmuch as the stable Is to be a
. One of the greatest attractions' at the
present, time in Omaha 1 the .magnificent
stock of fur lined coat and other ready-to-wesr
garments being shown by the Bennett
company. See advertisement on pages six
an4 seven, fashion section. ' '
Bids for the purchase and removal of the
two-story brick building located on : the
southwest corner of 14th and Douglas Sts.
FRANK B. XENNARD,'
15th and Dodge Bts.
Omaha Firm Spreadtaa;.
The Beacon Press of Omaha haa recently
Incorporated. This company has been doing
business since 1897. The general manager
says that this company has been doing an
extensive business In contracting with large
concerns for advertising matter, books,
blank books and general printing, and has
bocome quite noted for Its artistic produc
tions. Recently several orders were received
fiom points within 100 miles of Chicago.
The work heretofore ha been done In Chi
cago, Milwaukee, St. Louis and Omaha.
The company has now taken a five-year
lease of the third floor. 1210 Howard street.
It being found difficult to obtain satisfac
tory composition of the artlstlo work for
which this company haa become famous
and the Increase of It business appear to
Justify the owning and operating of -a
complete plant for this purpose.
The company will also furnish hand and
machine coin position for the trade. The
company proposes to contract Its press
work and binding a heretofore. An ad- i yet tnat tne ge are getting a gratifying
Half Slsea la Clothing;.
The Introduction, at the beginning of the
season, of half sizes In clothing by the
originators. Browning, King St Co., gave
rise to quite an Interesting controversy
on clothing sixes In retail stores.
Browning, King & Co. had been at .work
on half sixes for upwards of. a year, and
at first contemplated bringing the new
Idea out last spring, but later It was de
cided to Introduce It for fall. The first
announcement of the ' Innovation woke
other clothiers to a realisation of Just
where they were "at.'.'
Now' that Browning, King & Co., are
reaping a harvest from the hard to fit
people with their half sixes which are not
only very much talked about,-but .'looked
upon , by other . clothiers', as . about the
strongest selling point Introduced In cloth
ing In a long while there are others who
desire to Impress the public with the fact
that they have a number of slxea for men
of different proportions. '" V ' '":'
Browning, King Co. are the originator
and' sole makers of half sixes in clothing.
Why half sizes are necessary: A man,
alse 40, may be t feet 2, or as tall as feet
S. To fit him In 'either case, they cut
regular, regular shorts, stouts, longs, extra
longs five sizes all having the same
breadth. The man of a half Inch larger
measurement now has the same variety
at all our stores and nowhere else. This
ha been the way with hats, shoes, gloves
and collars; and why not with coats?
Measure yourself are you ' Just an even
size, or half an Inch larger?
In the controversy on sizes, those most
Interested In pursuing Inquiries have made
the discovery that In the majority of
special order houses making clothe to
measure for hard to fit patrons of the
ready-made clothier, half Inch measure
ment predominate. This would aeem to
be a strong argument In favor of half
else, and to Illustrate the strength of
Browning, King Co's. position.
Whether the firm's remarkable business
this season I due to half slsea, to It
tyle and fabrics, to the general pros
perity of the country, or to all of these
things together. It would be hard to say,
If you want to - wear as
dlbdag jlslieu a btyle us tne
ever popular Paddock Over
coat, don't wear a ready
made Paddock don't be a
As hard a style, to cut aa
the Paddock Overcoat needs
to be cut by a cutter who Is
accustomed to hard tailor
ing Jobs needs to be cut by
the kind of cutters that we
employ. If we get an order,
that's tthe kind of cutters
who will cut your Paddock
. Overcoats ' and Suits to
measure, $20 to $45.
Trousers and Vests to
measure $5 to $12.
$04-901 8. lth St. Next Doer to
Wabash Ticket Office. Phone 180$,
Open evenings until 9 o'clock.
vertlslng expert has been associated with
this company for the writing and design
ing of attractive advertising literature.
This concern will be a valuable Industry
In our city and will undoubtedly extend the
already large business of . this company,
which will have ample capital and skilled
designers of artlstlo work.
oxe fare fuh this holmd trip
Via Chirac Great Westera Railway
On fare for the round trip via Chicago
Creat Western Railway to points within
100 miles. Tickets on sale every Saturday
and Sunday up to December 17. Good re
turning tho following Monday. Low rates
to other points on sale every Friday. For
full Information apply te 8. D. Parkhurst,
O. A., U13 Farnain street.
Omaha Swiss Society.
assisted by the German Singing societies
of Omaha and Benson
Dedication of the national Swiss flag.
Celebration of the Oath on the "Qrutll."
Concert and ball.
Saturday evening. November 18, at
Washington hall. Admission 26 cents a
MAUL Undertaking Cn.. li;7 Capitol Ave.
Have Rom print u
The most attractive art suction In the city
la the art section en the second floor at
Bennett's. It is up-to-date and beyond all
competitors in the sense of valuaglvtng and
variety of goods. See ad on pages six and
seven, fashion section.
demand for half sixes Is significant.
There Is a quality In a shoe, especially a
woman's shoe, that Is hard to describe. It
I not beauty merely, nor cut, nor fit, nor
wear It I style. Some shoes have It moat
shoes lack It. "Dorothy Dodd" shoes stand
pre-eminent In the possession of that
quality. These shoes can only be purchased
from the Bennett company. See ad on
pages six and seven, fashion section.
The nursery committee of the Child Sav
ing Institute will hold its second annual
bazar Friday and Saturday, December I and
2, when beautiful dolls, common dolls, un
common dolls and dolls of all kinds will be
offered for sale. Many suits and much
clothing for dolls Is being made. Location
of sale will be announced later.
Mrs. 8t Rayner of Boston haa made her
permanent home with her mother, at 1917
Webster street, where she has opened a
studio. Mrs. St. Rayner is an accom
plished vocalist, using the Italian method,
and has been associated with Madame
Geneva, Johnson Bishop, the oratorio
singer; S. C. Bennett of New Tork and
Card of Thanks.
We wish to hereby express our gratitude
to local union No. IS, Modern Woodmen of
America, and all friends for their kindness,
sympathy and flowers during the Illness and
death of a beloved husband and father.
MRS. CATHERINE GREEN AND FAM-
Card of Thanks.
Dr. D. Turner and sons wish to express
their sincere thanks to Mr. and Mrs. M. F.
Murphy, the Ladles' auxiliary of Clan Gor
don No. 63. also their old neighbors. In the
sad hour of affliction.
"Man Made Gods and Other Gods" will
ba the topic at the molting of the Omaha
Philosophical Society Sunday, November 12,
Dr. A. J. Cook opening the discussions.
The society meet In the Patterson build
ing, Seventeenth and Fa mam streets, at
t:M p. m Admission free. Public Is cordi
ally Invited to be present. '
S-K wedding rings, tdholni, jeweler.
Dr. Connell. homeopatnlst. Xs Bee Bld'g.
Most' of the glaitng. Telephone us your
KENNARD GLASS PAINT CO.,
Uth and Dodge fits.
The Ladles Aid society of the Danish
Lutheran church wish to express their
thanks to the business men and all who
so kindly assisted In making their recent
bazar a success.
Men's, boys, children's clothln-. hat.
ladies' suits, skirts, nulllnery. etc.. cash or
credit. People's Store, loth and Fa mam.
See our great holiday offer, given this
month only, to avoid the usual holiday
rush. H. Heyn. photographer, west side of
Bouth Fifteenth street. Two story building.
Harry B. Davis, undertaker. Tel. 1221
NEW TORK. Nov. 11. The Hamburg
American Daaaenaer liner Graf Wililrri
while leaving New York harbor today for
Hamburg, ran aground on the flats off Red
Hook, near Erie Basin, on the Brooklyn
ma o i in cnannei.
Caalia Gets tlx Year.
PITTSBURG. Km. It -Rvaril n Pirn
life, the Adams Epress robber, was sen
tenced to urvit hi v., rm I. ih.
penltenUary today. Cunllffe was sentenced
' coarges of larceny aggregating
For the family.
For tht table.
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People Say They Duy of Us Because
They Don't Take Chances.
Our war of selling on the payment plan Is becoming eo popular that busi
ness men. people who have houses to rent, doctors, lawyers, high salaried
people buv stoves of it on the payment plan. We sell any size Steel Range
or Base Burner at $5.00 per month, only $6.00 down. We cut the price for cash.
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i rt ... -til. . - ; 3 -"-. ii. .
Great Sale Of
THK KKLIAIll.K STOItK.
rv??rVHutter of PP'1110" caed at our atore last week to buy a Steel Range.
Wblle he was looking at them he said: . "I have bought three Steel Ranges
in ten years, and not a one was any good. They only cost about $30.00 apiece.
UV.1 .yw.Pre expensive at that." While Mr. Hutter was talking Mr. Wllllums
or rort Calhoun stepped up and said: "I bought a Steel Range here for $40.(0
y,'ar? B. thRt ls 88 BOOd " n,w' ft wl" la8t RS 1" a w" ve. We are so
well pleased with It that I am going to buy, a Solar Base Burner here tolav
and won t look around either." Two-thirds of our Steel Range trade this Kali
Is from people who bought $30.00- ranges elsewhere three to five years ago. Mrs.
Peterson. 611 William street, says: "Before I bought the Solar Base Burner
we used two other makes. Either one burned 4 tons of roal a season. The
Bolar has heated the same rooms with 8 tons a season." When people put our
stoves on a practical test with other our always win.
The Stoetzel Stove Co., 714 So. 16th St.
0' .WaW jK''KW' if, '
THE CLOCK-MAKERS OF HARZEN
Have for centuries been making: the quaint and curious cuckoo clocks In
the depths of the black forest in Germany (Schwanwald). A modern
home ls not considered complete now without one of those quaintly
carved clocks. ' We have Just received a large, direct Importation.
It Is About Time to Think
About Christmas presents, and do not forget our Superb Ladles' Watch,
gold filled, twenty-year guaranteed hunting case, -v
plain or engraved, as you desire; excellent move- I j. I I
nient, for only. A y
Permit us to call your attention to our lately received large con
signment of Tiffany Leather Goods, eminently suitable for presents.
Elegant and fashionable, yet moderate In price.
At the Sign of the Crown
115 S. 16th Street. Opposite the Boston Store.
Our Immensely Increased repairing trade testifies to our first-class
experienced Watchmakers' and Jewelers' ability. Watch Inspectors
for C, St. P., M. & O. R. R. and Inspectors of. Clocks for all the city
schools. . ... , .. . . . i
Teeth Extracted.-. J2Sc
Porcelain Fillings $ 1 up
Qm4 Filling $ up
Silver F.niog...Mo up
Crown $2.30 up
FlatM. $100 up
tt Year Sama Location
Brtdjo Work $3.0
Narvea removad with.
Loose Teeth At a 4
Work guarat4 i$ rear
Clothing Sale Continues
Men 8 Suits and Overcoats lrr
nit c t !"ita f oKrina nrwl nl nra
worth regularly $12.50 and
HAND TAILORED SUITS AND
OVERCOATS Every par
; ment a perfect model of all
that's best in the clothes
makers art, $18 f 50 f C
. I ' to $20 values.! "PJ
pedal Bargain in Children's
Boys' Knee Pants Suits Double
' breasted and Norfolk styleo, In all the
' ' new. shades of grays and browns and
fancy mixed fabrics, garments that
wouid, sen regularly up to 1 AC
' $3.50.' $2.60, $1.95 and .IiU
CHILDREN'S NOVELTY STJITS-Nor-fnlkn,
Russian Itlousp, Sailor mouse
Eton njid nil other popular stylos
worth, regularly up to $3.50 special
. Bale prices Q II C f
BOYS' OVERCOATS in long and
medium length, with or without belt,
in plain or fancy mixed fabrics not
a garment worth less than $5 and up
to $10 sale price Saturday, T 7 C
$7.50. $5.00 and '
Children's Novelty Overcoats The nobbiest line shown in Omaha. 2 Sfi
We have them in ages from 3 to 10 years, at $5, $3.50 and aS.V
You must see these garments to fully appreciate their great bargain worth.
Style, fabric, workmanship and finish are of a very superior quality. Lot us
fit you Monday.
etabllhd 18t7 Incorporated ItOS
The Beaxon Press
Specialists in Printing
Hand and Linotype Composition
t for the Trade
1210 HOWARD STREET,
v 3rd Floor,
Ads Typed and Plates Furnished
. for AivertUers . '
Correct Styles In
A nicer line of high grade, styl
ish, fashionable footwear for fall
and winter is now being shown at
this store than has ever before
been offered to the ladles of
Elegant patent leathers, with
French heels and turn soles, for
dress. Handsome patent colt and
the new gun metal calf, with light
and heavy weight extension1 welt
soles, for half dress and street
wear, and a' beautiful line ot
Evening Slippers and Pumps.
$3.50, $4, $51
FRY SHOE CO.
Utb Mi Dtuqtil Sit.
lira Q)? WI3C5M3
r - '
75c, $1.09, $1.25
Ooe gallon or more
J. N. KOPALD a GON8
lath ead Wtootar, OMAHA, Mgl.
We Carry Tbese io Stock
JAS. MORTON & SON C0,
1511 Dodge Street.
Tha electing- of a sift U
Increased tenfold bcJiM
the beat and most beauUful '
hava been picked out by
early buyer. Why not maka
your selection now, while the
tuck ia complete, and hava
it laid aside until Christmas.
Wa gladly do it for you.
t aVlaaw. a-a. .BflaW F Aa,
Thanksgiving China Dinnerware
Sensational selling- for this week,
prices so matchlessly low.
BEAtTTIFT'L IflO-PIKOE DINNER
SETS, tilled In neat decorations,
(fold line on ede of each piece,
S12.50 values, special at T K
18.95 and .VO
tl50 AUSTRIAN CHINA DINNER
BETS. MO pieces, beautiful fiofHl
decorations in natural colors,
handles and knobs gold IO
traced, special 1 A.. JJ
CUT OLA8S - INCH SALAD
BOWLS, uxually $.00, 3.Q5
CUT GLASS OIL AND VINEGAR
CRUETS, beautiful cutting, cut
star bottom and handle, Qfir
others ask liuo. at
Nowhere, at any time, will you find
CUT GLASS SALT AND PEPPEI
SHAKERS, sterling sliver f Qr
tops, a bargain at I J.
CUT GLASS OLIVE DISHES, fir
deep cutting, f.OO OMr
values, at VCTV
BEAUTIFUL CHINA CRA NliF.Rh
SETS, richly tinted und heavil
gold decorated, large Itowl and si
saucers to match, positively QQ
$2.io value, set ."
AUSTRIAN CHINA LARGE SUGAJ
AND CREAM 8ETS, decorate
with flowers and gold, AC
$1.00 elsewhere, set
TABLE TUMBLERS, thin (E.
flint lead blown
FOOTED WINE GLASSES, .
imitation cut glass "w
Tha Stylish Street or Dress 6 hoe for
Toung Men' Wear this season I the
Button made of Patent Colt, Gun
Metal Calf and Wax Calf Potay and
Drop Toe Military Heel Single or
OUR PRICE $3.50.
The Toung Man who 1 particular
hniil i i KnnlMr will a r r i rw ! i t
H these Shoe. 9
Send for catalogue.
1419 Farnara Si.
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cneuvo sunaiy, novomoor 19.
TRAIN NO. 2, "CHICAGO LIMITED" -Leaves
Omaha 6:00 p. m Arrives Chicago 7:30 a.m.
TItAIN NO 1, "OMAHA LIMITED"
Leaves Chicago 6 p.m. , Arrives Omaha 7:30 a.m.
TItAIN NO. 4, "DAY EXPRESS"
Leaves Omaha 8:00 a. in Arrives Chicago 9:30p.m.
TItAIN NO. 8. fPAST MAIL"
Leaves Chicago 2:55 a. ru. Arrives Omaha 3:55 p.m.
TRAIN NO. 32. "ST. PAI L LIMITED"
Leaves Omaha 8:30 p. m Arrives St. Paul 8:00 a.m.
TRAIN NO. 31. "DAY EXPRESS"
Leaves St. Paul 9:00 a. m Arrives Omaha 8:65 p.m.
TRAIN NO. 4. "DAY EXPRESS"
Leaves Omaha 8:00 a.m. Arrives St. Paul 7:30 p.m.
TRAIN NO. 1, "OMAHA LIMITED"
Leaves St. Paul 7:30 p.m. Arrives Omaha 7:30a.m.
NOTE Train No. 2, "Chicago Limited," makes all eastern and
southern morning connections at Chicago.
Train No. 32. "SL Paul Limited," is a new train for St. Paul
CITY TICKET OFFICE, 1402 Farnam St., Omaha, Neb.
11 and Winter Catalogue Now Ready
DEPUTT STaTB VETERINARIAN.
H. L RAMACCI0TTI. D. V. S.
Office and Infirmary. 21th and Maaea 8ta
OMAHA. NKK. Xalepaoo 19.
BACK and COMPORT art) turt to com to hot who amok
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FIRST -CUSS CIGAR MADE OF A FIXE QUALITY HAVANA TOBACCO
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