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T1IK OMAHA DAILY BEE: Till' USD A V , ' S U h M H If
Now located In the now
tvlail rmtrr. Howard
Tlie people belonging to thin society r
wry Indus'rious and their goods are in
lrge demand, on account of their re
liability and good wesrlng qualities.
.Of Ihe many thin that are manufac
tured by (he Amnna Hoclcty the follow
ing an In our line of business and are car
lied (n eto k and highly recommended
"AMANA" FLANNELS-. Inches wide,
strktlv all wool and shrunk; stripe, check
and plain mixtures of gray or tan at ie,
.. tfx: pr yard.
'AMANA" HLANKETS-Btrlctly all
wool, shrunk. gray nt $4 S, 15.75, $7.4) a
Natural color, brown, at 15.3. W.75, WOO
a pair, white at 15.75, f7.3 a pair.
AMANA" INDIGO HU E DYED M US
T.IN8 With small figures and stripes of
white or yellow, colors are absolutely fast
and the cloth Is hard to wear out. Prices
I'-'V. 15c per yard.,
'All the (roods are on the 3d floor.
Reliable Dress Goods Is What
Has Made This Omaha's
Most Popular Store.
We have tried to do our best every day
and every year we tell you that this No
vember Is the largest month In the his
tory of our dress goods business.
We say this simply to Indicate our ad
vanced position and to point out the road
that thousand of Omaha people are
.traveling. Tlicy have learned that trust
worthy quality Is here. Road each Item
Wow carefully. Then come and see the
' .ll'KT RfJCEt VED NEW GRAY DRESS
;oODS The new light weight in taffeta
weave; new dice pattern, also Invisible
nnd broken checks, 54-Inch and
$1.50 a yard.
Handsome New Poplins Very popular
for a nice, practical gown, fine line of
colors-75c, tl.OO. $1.60. i
EW GERMAN PRUNELLAS Hand
some as silk, bright finish, admired by
everybody on account of their rich, dressy
appearance 75c, $1.00, 11.25 a yard.
HUH OS THE GRAIN 1RUST
Case Finally Taken Up by the Federal
PROMINENT - WITNESSES ARE SUMMONED
Tom Warrall Insists the Fight Will
Not Be tilveei r$ Thla Side of
the TlBUh.'.' teslte
The Investigation Into the defunct grain
trust methods finally has reached the
United Slate, opurtagnd (s now practically
In the hands "df' j he federal grind 1'iry.
The hearing may "tie "'delayed for a fe
day to await the arrival of ad'llional
witnesses. . However, many witrs al
ready are under summons. Thorn. Wor
r.dl. who has been fighting the trust lor j
several months, and Secretary H. 8.
Miller of the defunct Nebraska Orain
Dealers' association were on the ground
Wednesday morning bright and early reedy
for the fight, which promises to become
huh of. national Importance before It 1
Among othar. witnesses reporting to the
office of the United States district clerk
to testify before the federal grand Jury
In the. grain, trust Investigations, were
Mis Cllxbee of Omaha, stenographer in
Secretary Miller's office; P. D.
banker of St. Edwards; D. J.
Oates, a '
prominent farmer and grain man of Al
bion; Char 1m UcPherson of Nark:, Kan.,
Tobacco and Cigarette Habits Cured
to Stay Cured.
Treatment Quick, Sure
Scientists and Doctors marvel at the mir
aculous cures and strange power of the
new Tobacco Specific. It baffles their under
standings, yet thousands of lasting cures
tell a story of triumph that drives uwsy all
doubt and carries a message of hope to
those who struggle and tight agaliicl the
weakening and debasing Influence ol to
laiccti and cigarettes.
Tobacco Specific Is a harmless vegetable
product and can be given secretly in food
Uuestinn not lta efficacy, auibhle not as to
the method of cure, doubt not that bs won-
ilrrful power will reach to you, hesitate not
now that (tils orrer is made to you nut try
it KRtK. t-nd for a free trial package
Here la the only way that you can be led
sway from the tobacco or cigarette habit
without hardship, without experiencing that
terrible craving, without resorting to power
ful drugs aud without fail. Here is i ste
cltic which removes in a natural wav the
artificial appetite created by long Indulgence
In tobacc cr cigarettes, l'se It mid there is
no longing no desire no craving; these
have been taken away and in their place
are will power, nerve power and tourage.
Think of the money ved. of the aralth
strengthened, of the ill cured, of the bruin
cleared, of the person cleansed, of the self,
respect restored, of the elf-conndene re
established, of your life made longer, of
your friends niada happy If you quit to
bucco and cigarettes.
I ean Kliulr rcommn4 your Tobs--o
p.'lfl-. I av my broiltr-llt-Uw who hail
hrs uilng tubact-0 I) r rm ou tax ot your
Sp r'flc ani I', cur. 4 him of iht totvoco t.ab:t
tlrl-. He aara ha haa dralra fur lha
ad ahatatar. Mrs. oi Whitakar,
Balla Tana. R. g ll. No. t
Aftar altt toharea at yaara your rraa
aainpla Bat-taxa at Tabrra.S-tftc rurrd
nv autlralv. 1 fel vary thankful lo you fur
lha raatady. M. g Smith.
.lest send your name and adtl-tss to
Hogers Drug ft Chemical Coinpanv, 630,
Klfth and Haoe streets. Cincinnati, o'lio. for
the FKKF-. trial trestment of this mon.ei-f jl
Tobacco Hueclfic. The r'ree treatment alnna
has CUiwd hundreds-It may do the seme fot
vo i Forward- d by return mail lu plain
. ld I'ackek"-
I I I THT mi . II in
Not very far from here at Homestead over in
owa is a colony called "The Amana Society."
PARISIAN NOVELTY DRESS OOODS
A showing where the choice of materials
and styles Is ao Urge that It ta ah easy
matter to find something to please at once.
And all of our own exclusive styles. All
these fine Imported goods sold at Just as
reasonable price as the ordinary eheap
goods. We hsve a fine line to show you
$1.78, t-'l'S a yard.
Here's only a hint of the many good
things found In our hosiery department.
Women's Heavy Weight Black Cotton
Hose, made of long staple, cotton, high
spliced heels and double soles, tnc per pair.
Women's Medium Weight Black Cotton
Hose, alt black, black with maco split
soles, or black with maco heels and toes
i)6c a pair, or pairs In a box for $100.
Chlldren'a Black Ribbed Cotton Hose,
medium or heavy weight. Black Cat or
Pony brand, lots per pair.
LaGreque Tailored Underwear.
Made of perline, mull and long cloth,
especially desirable for stout figures.
(These garments are stylish and fit and
hang like a well made gown, being made
In combination of drawer and bust sup
porting corset cover, Also one-piece corset
cover and skirt. They are comfortable,
will not work up, pull or drag apart; they
are durable and will outwear two ordinary
garments. Prices range from $2.50, $2.75,
$.1.76. up to $6.00.
We are also showing some pretty styles
In nainsook drawers, plain or lace and
embroidery trimmed. Prices $1.50, $2.00 to
Our Art Department.
Is located on second floor. If you are
Interested In fancy work you should r.ot
fall to see the new pieces we ore showing.
New pillow tops, new pin cushion forms,
new designs for all kinds of needle work.
Free Instructions euch day from 2 to 5 by
our Mtss Bteenatrup. She wilt also In
struct In new stitches in crochet and yarn
and J. S. Strancke of Mlnden, Kan., both
leading grain men of that section.
To Go Itae Limit.
"I have not met Judge Baxter yet,"
said Mr. Worrall, "and am Just now on
my way to report to hlni. 1 think there
will be no difficulty in proving the trust
has been guilty of a violation of the Sher
man anti-trust law, as well as the Inter
state commerce law. The dissolution of
the grain association here will out no
Deputy United Slates Marshal Allan has
Just returned from a tour In the South
Platte country from serving summons. It
is thought, for witnesses In the grain
URAM JIHY UKT DIMULKtiOEHS
True Bills Agalaat Rleven, Six (
Whom Art la Caetotly.
Eleven additional Indictments were found
by the federal grand Jury Wednesday
evening, all of them being for Introducing
II. .on., n. Ih-. Omat,. Wltiimliaim a n rl flan.
tee lndian reservations. Five of the partie j
are yet to ne arresteu, nence meir names nm
suppressed until they are in custody. The
lx other indicted are: Clinton Bowman,
William Bird and Albert Palnder, Charles
Bingham, Moses Redowl, John Saul and
No Indictments have been returned In the
I. B. V. land fencing case, as the In
vestigations In thi case are not yet com
pleted. Bruce Blackdeer. a Winnebago Indian,
pleaded guilty to Introducing liquor onto
that reservation and wa sentenced to sixty
day In the Douglas county juu ana iu pay
a fine of $100.
He ha been In Jail since
BRECliLNIUUlifc HITS HARD
(Continued from First Page.)
and election of Justloes of the supeme
court to the tali end of a ticket of state
offleer was an act of lneaoueable folly
which could only have been brought about
through the Intiuenoe of a lobby dishonest
and corrupt In Intent, If not In fact.
by chapter 68 the compensation of olerk
of the district court in counties having
more than 100,000 Inhabitant wa limited
to $4,000. but by chapter 69 the clerk la
permitted to receive' tor pejnornnna uie .
' A hi. 4n.,A
- , k. i,i. hv thai n.
Mitt; ui fi.wv
ceding chapter. Theso bills also fig tlw
i tu.ii. 4M ftt,, and Him new
aalarv deal, of clerk of the district court
in counties having a smaller population
bv schedule accordln- to population. Ill
thi connection It la refreshing to obaerve
that by the constitution of this state the
aalarv of the attorney general la limited
lo $2,000 per annum, and the justices of the
supreme court and the Judges of the dis
trict court are ullowed t'.&iiO per annum
each for their service.
if the .list rid
of permitting any clerk
court whuse duties are
chiefly performed by employes paid by the
county, lo receive iwice as mucii cwimwo
sutlon for his services as a Justice of the
supreme court 1 allowed, merit the
severest condemnation. It would be In
teresting to the public to be told bow It
I. happened when the amendment to tne
chapter on fees became certain of passage,
j that the enactment was eeeured of the
companion bill which restored, under an
other form, what was cut off by the chap
ter on fees.
Bv a bill whlrh covers ten or twelv
pririted pages, the practice of dentistry is
regulated. This bill define everything but
the toothache: It prescribes every. olng ex
cept how to get rid of It and creates dental
i secretaries. . ,
The next chapter creates the Nebraska
Ptate Board of Veterinary Medicl.le. Be
sides three quallfitd horse doctors, the
aovernor. Decretary of state and state
auditor arc members of
oaa Coaauaeadnbla Art.
It la a pleasure lo fir.d among the legis
lative proceeding some commendable acts.
The Juvenile court bill was passed, an was
also the uniform negotiable Instrument
act. The latter was drawn by the com
mittee on uniform state law of the Amen
legislation is receiving much consideration
bv the American Bar association -and a
great deal might be accomplished In the
wav of uniformity on many subjects, if
our state legislatures were not -o Im
pressed with the sens of their own great,
neas and would pay more attention to the
Judgment ot the bar.
I Acts were also passed making lury brib
I lug and the acceptance of a bribe by a
J Juror penal: but the Juror who will fjrnlali
I evidence against the one who offers him
a bribe la to be renevea rrom punisn
ment. A bill preard by a committee o2 this
association Intended to simplify appeals
to the supreme court and to abolish writ
of error snd assignment of error, was
passed with come mutilation. The bar
will he Interested to know that witat Us
commit tea sought to achl" ind what
the l'!ltur enacted, ha been practically j
nullified by a rule of the supreme court
whlih provides that appellants shall msk i
and file assignments of error. I believe
this role was adopted without due ctm
sldersllon of the act and tne purpose ot
It. aud ' niBuautat u aaaauluiuieat of a J
can Bar association and Is no in lore . , ,. mMy , vindicated, a tnat
".'r1' ' ihi".1.;: ?mJ society may he more adequately protected;
behind Idaho and Montana In this t ,nd am,m, the criminals who have hitherto
and was due to swing Into '"' n,it " : almost always escaped detection and pun-
tloa net T ha nrnniiyi nn of uniformity Of1 , . t . .. . r .
Ree. Nov. 11. 1M.
Special Sale of
Linens for Thanksgiving.
. BLEACHED TABLE DAMASK BY
$1.50 Blenched Table Damask-Thursday
$1.01) Bleached Table Damask Thursday's
60c Bleached Table Damask Thursday's
$1.60 Silver Bleached Damask Thursday'
$1.00 Silver Bleached Damask Thursday'
S5c Silver Bleached Damask Thursday's
86c Silver Bleached Damask Thursday'
SPECIAL BALE BLEACHED TABLE
$3.75 Blejched Table Cloths Thursday
price $2.60 ech.
$3.00 Bleached Table Cloths Thursday'
price $2.00 each.
$450 Bleached Table Cloths Thursday s
price $2.88 each.
$5.00 Bleached Table Cloths Thursday
price $3.8A each.
$5.00 Bleached Table Cloth Thursday'
price $4.89 each.
$7.50 Bleached Table Cloths-Thursday s
price Mc each.
$8.75 Bleached Table Cloths Thursday'
price $6.89 each.
SPIX'IAL SALE OF HEMMED BED
SPREADS. One CHse of $1.25 Hemmed Bod Spreads,
In this sale 75c each.
The W. B. Erect Form Corset.
Is comfortable the day It Is put on and
holds Its shape to the last day of wearing.
It does not contort the figure by forcing
it Into a different outline from your own.
It enhance all the curves you already
possess and grade off Irregular lines with
out straining cither bust or abdomen.
There Is a perfectly fitting model for you
in each quality. .Prices atart at $1.W .
committee of three to confer with llie court
regarding Its modification.
What Ought to Be Done.
In my Judgment, this association Miould
present a memorial to the nexf legisla
ture asking It to confer with the legislative
committee of the association upon ail pro
poxate to change our statutes so as to
prevent needless and hasty legislation. It
1 not Important that every member of the
legislature should secure the enactment
of some bill bearing his name; the less
of legislative Ignorance and Inexperience
that is crystalized Into statutes the bet
ter. The Interests of the general public will
be served well and a crying need of our
profession- met by the creation of a com
mission to codify our laws; to put what we
have that Is worth keeping In proper form;
to weed Out what Is useless and obsolete;
to check up the numerous Incompetencies
and Incoherences familiar to most of us;
and which shall give us a body of statute
law as simple and compact as It was forty
years ago. having regard to the changes
In Industrial, commercial and social condi
tion. recommend that tills association
take Immediate steps looking to I he accom
plishment of that result.
Tl? administration of law In this state
ought to be. and can be. Improved. But
.lodges and lawyers and peonle must Join
jh.n,n?c"lepje?al"u ''he es' part
of this commonwealth when It became
necesaary for a wll known ludge to open
court with two cocked revolvers In front
of him have passed Into romance. By our
almost Intolerable system the honors and
rewards of profesBlonal success ore limited
to dollars and cents.
Under our system, candidates for utcta!
office, who control their wards and counties
win their nomination- as candidates for
constable and mayor win theirs, hv trades
and combinations known of all uolitlcians;
and seats on our sunreine bench are gen
erally souaht bv lawyers who having ac
quired a comtiefncy. are willlnw ti inaki,
a personal sacrifice to hold a nuMie office
which ouaht to b much more venerated
than H Is; but even that high position ban
been occasionally son r lit as the rewnro
of political service. It Is fortunata that
urdT a svstem which makes Imle-eshios
nolltlcnl prises of the second elms, we
have and have slwava had. so manv first
class judaes. Thev lmv b-eri Overworked
end nnderrwid. but with few exceptions
thev have been in the past, and are now.
men of hlvh personal character and good
koiiv: however, to make possible the
efficient administration of law In Nebraska,
our constitution mint amended nnd our
supreme court unshackltd.
Relief for Supreme Court.
The number of Justices of our supreme
court should be increased to make a court
with sutticlent members to do the business
of the court, and they should be kept in
offce long enougli to secure them complete
Independence. It Is a matter for rrave con-
anieration whether our present method of
I selecting Judges, at least of
j "hould not be changed so
lov jiiuiuui uui ui la&riy pontics entirely
'. 'vlng the executive the power to ap-
point them, and fixing the term of their
otllce during good behavior.
The Integrity and ability of the federal
Judiciary are sources of gratification to the
whole American people and in states where
the executive appoints, the courts lake the
highest rank. Judges appointed to serve
during gooii behavior are generally betfer
judges, more independent and fearless, than
I V" n. . . : , 11 l,y 'Ile people
'.,". ? ,,.l"7 , " ur
iiiiiiv iiii.ianr. in riv mil juufftcB (llu.ll
either presidents or governors have made
In appointing them. But whatever views
may be held with respect to the Judicial
tenure, our supreme court should be en
larged and the terms of our Judges should
be increased ko as to take the Judlciury
practically out of politics. Ami their com
pensation should be increased so that u
man competent to go ou the bench, and In
whom the people have reposed such con
fidence as to put him there, will receive a
salary large enough to support his family
comfortably and educate his children prop
erly without recourse to his private accu
mulations. The salaries of our state officers were
fixed at a lime when an annual expendi
ture of $:W0 whs looked upon as a great
sum. That time has passed. The condi
tion which bred such parsimony have also
disappeared. The hills and valleys of this
state are covered with flocks and herds;
our granaries are full to overflowing; our
country banks are bursting with the ac
cumulated wealth of the farmers of Ne
braska: everywhere prosperlly and plenty
abound; and yet the salaries of our judges
remain what they were In grasshopper
There should he a more vigorous and re
! r-on w hile A
I an(i ,rvant
re In harness la the friend
man. a hostile fire Is his
Try one for
, Rook of Recipes in ch pkg.
i lentleea mirsnlt or crlitilns la : not mt milch
e who commit toe crime or
deadliest enemy The annnsl destruction of
property In the United States by this red
demon reaches the stupendous figure of
$ljfl.rtji,00, to sy nothing of scores of lives
he claim In sacrifice to ht rapacity. Ne
branka a share of that waste for 19o4 w.ia
approximately $2.iiii,t. This enormous fire
waste and the Surprising Immunity enwyed
by those dastard who apply the torch
otid I know some In this state who should
be In the penltsntlsry make It proper to
advise you that In a number of state there
hsve been enacted what Is known as the
"fire marshal' law. which requires an of
ficial investigation into the cause of every
Sappreas the Lobby.
Public service cofpnraMcns arc reputed to
be acilva In shaping legislation to serve
their interests. And It is common knowl
edge that they are powerful factors in elec
tions But the opposing forces often ap
peal to all that is base and mean In men.
to prejudice, fear, personal animosity, Jeal
ousy, revenge, and the like, so thst issues
In which these corpwrstlons and others are
concerned, are seldom settlvd by the ex
ercise of a fair and honest public opinion.
Haeh succeeding legislature Is flooded with
bills for the purpoa of blackmailing Some
Interest whose supporters will pav inonev
rather than to witness the passage of oh
uoxlous and hostile legislation.
The use of legislative machinery to ad
vance private interests.- the envy, back
biting, treachery and slander so frequently
appearing in political contests In this state
exhibit a low standard of political ethics.
The repeated refusal of the voters of Ne
braska to npesl the constitutional pro
hibition against thn honest and fair com
pensation of our judges shows a discredit
able public indifference to law and Its ef
ficient administration, and a contemptuous
disregard for that department of the state
government which ahould receive the full
est meaauro of public r Spect.
Every lawyer who brings suits against
corporations knows, and every lawyer who
ha a corporation clientage knows, that dis
puted questions of fact are generally
promptly decided ao-nlnkt a mrmriiinii
and especially a foreign corporation, with- i
out regard to the weight of the evidence; !
una inai corporate litigants are not ac
corded by the Juries of this state tho same
consideration that Is .-shown to Individual
litigants except (n the federal court where
Juror average higher In character and In
telligence than In the state courts.
All these things grow out of that lack of
moral principle to which President Butler
of Columbia university recently so sharply
called attention. The truth Is we are
money-mad and thirsty for the power that
money buys; and ,to get money and power,
or power without ' money, we have spurned
the principles on which our social fabric
Is butlded. The yard stick in current use
Is the criminal code, but the commercial
dishonesty Is not all In New York; there
Is municipal corruption nearer at hand
than St. Louts and Minneapolis. We have
witnessed so much corruption in business
and politics that the public conscience Is
dull and Inactive; hut commercial, social,
political and moral disaster, one or the
other or all of them, surely conies some day
to him who substitutes the penal code for
the moral law as the -standard of conduct.
It la humiliating that such c .nditlons pre
vail In a young and prosperous common
wealth whose people are cultured and who
In their heart fear Ood. If the selfishness
and avarice which bred them are un
checked, If conscience does not assert It
self Ood help the succeeding generations!
It Is the duty end the privilege of our
profession to declare the distinction be
tween right and wrong and to see that this
distinction is maintained In spite of the
prevalent greed for gain and power. I
charge you to begin a crusade In favor of
public righteousness that shall result In
elevating the standards of official duty;
that shall abolish a corrupt lobby in our
state and municipal legislatures; that shall
convince the people of this state that their
highest Interest lies In keeping the Judi
ciary free from political influence and In
Its elevutlon to that honorable estimate by
which all civilized people safeguard their
courts. These things may lie accomplished
by the united effort of the able, fearless
and honest lawyer of this state.
State I alverslty Aathortty Discusses
Abuses and ' Possible Remedy.
Professor Howard prefaced hie paper
with the statement that it was his purpose
to consider whether for the state and ter
ritories a uniform law of divorce Is de
sirable and pracJkiable, and if so, how best
it may be secured.' He said, in part:
The appearance In1- ls9 of the govern
ment report, compiled, under tha direction
of Hon. Carroll D. Wright, disclosed some
thing like the real" fnct regarding divorce
In tne UelteoyHtntes. The facts revtalati
are suflii h-iu-l.atlillng. , in . the. .cutre
country diflnil' tin 328.716 petitions
for full or iiartlab divorce were, granted.
Krom 9,937 decrees lu lS6i. the number rose
to 11.56 In 1871. 14.SO0 In 1878, , 762 in 1SS1,
and to 2.S3? in ls: tntis, computing tne
last year with the first, showing an Increase
of 157 per c-nt, while the population grew
but 60 per cent during the same Kn de
cades. Again, to express the result In
terms of the divorce rate In l&tf7, ll Is es
timated, there were 173 divorces to lOO.OtlO
married couples, while in lKsd the number
had risen to 250.' As a matter of fact, lu
the last named year, the average divorce
rate In the United States was higher than
for any country eollnctlng statistics, except
Japan. In that country, according lo Prof.
Willcox. there was "more than one di
vorce to every three murrlages, .ind more
than four und one half times' as many
divorces as there were In the United States,
although the population of Japiiu was onlv
about two-third as great." .
The report shows that the evil of migra
tion for divorce Js greatly exaggerated bv
popular opinion. At present tht- relative
number of such clandestine divorces is
doubtless much less than in 18SB. for In
many vital points the laws of the states
then chiefly responsible for the evil have
become more stringent. Both the statutes
nnd the courts are distinctly discouraging
to the "divorce colony." even In South
In Europe the divorce rate Is rising
while the marriage rate Is falling. The
same Is doubtless true of the United Stales
Judging from the scanty material avail
able . There has been a great deal of mis
directed and hasty criticism of American
divorce legislation. Little by little, as a
detailed examination of the whole body
of enactments reveals, more stringent pro
vision for notice to th defendant have
been made, longer terms of previous resi
dence for the plaintiff required, .ind more
satisfactory conditions of re-marriage after
the decree prescribed: while the more
dangerous "omnibus clauses" In the lists
of statutory causes have been "epcaled
Frankly admitting the urgent need of re
form, the fact remains, as conceded bv
the forelitn observer, like Toequoville and
even Bryce. that family life hi AmeWc-i
Is purer than anywhere else In the world
The real trend of evolution has not at
all times been clearly seen or frankly ai
tnl'to.1: but from the ilavs of I.uther how
ever concealed in theoloKlcal garb or force I
under theological sanctions, however op.
posed bv reactionary dogma, public opinion
has more and more decidedly recognir
the .light of the temporal lawmaker In Hi's
field. As a resiiU. in I h- I nlte.! Slates
not less- cleurlv than elsewhere in coun
tries of western clvllirat Ion. iuaniari
divorce and all the liiKtltm Ions of ih
family are emerging as purely social Insti
tutions, to be dealt with ucordlnir to
human needs. Tieflnltivel v the state sterns
o have valued control of matrimonial ad
ministration. Solntlon of the Problem.
Apparently, if there is lo lie salvation
It must come through the vitalizing. -regenerative
power of m more efficient moral,
physical and social training of the voung.
Tho fundamental causes of divorce He fai
beyond the reach pf the statute-maker
They ure rooted deeply In the imperfec
tions of human nature and the social
system, particularly in false sentlmen's
regarding marriage and the family. Beyond
question, the chief cause of divorce Is' hirl
marriage laws and bad marriages. The
conviction Is deepening that for the wis
reformer, who would elevate and protect
the family, the center of the problem i
marriage and not dhorcc.
At present there Is no pifbhc sentiment I
favoring an effort for uniform code
eml, racing the entire body of matrimonial
and divorce law. Ideally such a code is
desirable. If It might be gained without
too great a sacrifice of local control: for
(t would conduce In many ways to social
order; but the iim-stlon seems now en
tirely beyond the spher of practical dis
cussion. Accoidingly it seems best to confine the
movement to an effort to procure the
adoption of a model statute, designed to
prevent clandestine, collusive, or hasty di
vorce. In other words. It should be re
stricted mainly to procedure. The method
of procuring the enactment of a federal
l law under a constitutions! amendment
mucn lavorcn nrteen or twaniy eurs
has been abandoned by practical workers.
It Is dnuhtful whether such a law Is de
fctrable, even If it could be secured. In
stead, as will have been Inferred fiom the
foregoing dlscnsUn. It Is preferred,
through the state commissions on uniform
legislation, to urge the adoption of a model
statute dv tne separate cninm,,iiweHiiiis.
Is It not probable that special conven
tions of delegates from groups of neigh
boring stales or from all the stales could
win good results' Indeed, at the instance
of Pennsylvania. Hieii a convention Is to
meet in Washington next February to
. draft a loodel h, for submission to the
i state legislatures In August seventeen
uovcinoi had reipott'l 4 t- we tvn ot
Pennsylvania in . h ut designating as
the sura's deleyat ion the three existing
commissioners on unlfoi mlt . MsV eiiwe
crown the conventions lahors. Meanwhile
every friend of social pronress will eagerly
await the light which the new government
report, to be prepared by the director of
the census. Is stir" to esst on the whole
problem of mairlage and divorce In tills
The first business session of the asso
ciation will be held at 10 o'clock this morn
ing. In the afternoon Hon. Ueorge R. peek
will read a paper on "Temperament." To
night the annual banquet will be held at
the Her Grand hotel.
PKtK PAOH WISK II tTK, I. W
President American Bar Association
Speaks Cautiously of l.ealslat Inn.
When Ueorge R. Peck entered l',e Ilr
Grand hotel Wednesday morning It seemed
ss If an oxone-laden aephyr from the prai
ries of Kanatis blew In with him.-
Mr. Peck Is president of the American
Bur association and chief counsel for the
great Milwaukee railroad system, but he
l of the western breed of men, approach
able yet keen, big of body and' of mind,
courteous, but able to-say "no" and let
you see at once be means no.
Mr. Peck Is accompanied on Ms visit to
Omaha by Mrs. Peck, a chArmlng Woman
with manners as unaffected and genial a
those of her husband. They were met on
their arrival here by President Brecken
ridge of the Nebraska Bar association, who
escorted them to the hotel.
After partaking of breakfast Mr. Peck
wa In a delightful humor to visit with
"This atmosphere Is Just the thing for
me," said the leading railroad lawyer of
the country. ".You know I was reared In
the west, out In Kansas, the stata with the
greatest and most diversified natural re
sources of them all. This bracing air and
the general salubrity of the western coun
try makes me feel altogether at home. I
am going out the first thing this morning
to see Omaha and to fill my lungs with all
the breeaes outdoors."
It was Intimated that the agitation of
government regulation or control of rail
road Is a subject of absorbing Interest to
the public at this time.
"Naturally It Is." said Mr. Peck promptly,
"hut you will understand I cannot say
anything on that line just now. My view
are well known, but I am here as the guest
of the Nebraska Bar association.
Speaking of the probability of congres
sional action on the great question to which
President Roosevelt has given So much at
tention. Mr. Peck suld:
"I look for some legislation by congress,
and I hope It will be satisfactory to the
public and to all Interests concerned. The
enactment of a wise law on tho subject
would be a great relief to the whole coun
try." And that was as far as Mr. Peck would
go on the line of fate legislation. He wns
equally averse to making talk of politics
or public measures pending or proposed.
HKtEPTION FOR UEORGE R. PECK
Webster Home the gcene of a Bril
liant Modal Function.
The home of Hon. John I Webster on
South Twenty-fifth avenue was the scene
of a large formal reception last night at
which President George R. Peck of the
American Bar association was the guest
of honor. About 700 Invitations had been
Issued and a large proportion of those in
vited were present. Mr. Webster Intro
duced the guests to Mr. Peck. In the
receiving line were Mr. and Mrs. Webster,
Mr. Peck. Miss Peck, Mr. and Mrs. Halpli
Breckenrldge, Mrs. F. A. Nash and Mrs.
W. O. Gilbert. Coffee was poured by Mrs.
Manderson, Mrs. Doane, Mrs. Herman
Kountse, Mrs. J. C. Cowin, Mrs. L,. W.
Wakeley and Mis. Green. At the punch
bowl were Mre. L,uclan Stephens, Mrs. II.
W. Wheeler and Mrs. Charles Kountse.
Ice was served by Mrs. Keller, Mrs. Ward
Burgees and Mrs. Poppleton. Assisting in
thotllbrary were Mrs. Ivenyoii, Mrs. Con
uorv Mrs. Uroatcli atid Mrs. Fnlrlield. In
the music room Miss Mnhler and Miss
Lomax and In the dining room Mlas Cong
don, Mrs. Wllklus and Mrs. Frank Ken
nedy. OUTPUT OF. PACKING HOUSES
Offerings of Hogs Continue Fairly
Liberal at a Majority of the
CINCINNATI. O., Nov. (Special Tele
grum.) Price Current says the movement
of hogs in market channels continues
fairly liberal. Total western packing was
590.000 compared with Gto.ooi) the preceding
week and 620,000 last year. Since Novem
ber 1 the total is 1.710,000 against l.ftW.Om)
a yeur ago. Prominent places compare as
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TWO MEN ARE LAID AT REST!
Pnneral of fieorge W. Roberts, Karly
Nrttlrr, aud Thomas Ilea fey
The funeral of fleorge V. Roberts, who
died suddenly Saturday afternoon In his
store at 2S13 Iake street, wa largely at
tended Wednesday afternoon at the resi
dence, which Is In connection with the
store. Rev. H. T,. Mills, pastor of the Hill
side Congregational church, conducted the
service at the home. The bodv was placed
In the receiving vault ut Forest Lawn
cemetery. Mr. Huberts was one of the
old-timers. He died while waiting on a
customer in his store.
Rev. Peter Mclaughlin, pastor of fit.
Peter's Catholic church. Twenty-eighth
and Lenvenworth streets, was celebrant
Wednesday morning at the service for
Thomas Heafey, who died Sunday night
at Council Bluffs. Thomas Ileafey was a
brother of P. C. Heafey aud Mrs. Anna
Mcleod of this city. The pallbearets
were: Martin J. Dineen, Richard Ebbltt.
Michael J. Dee. James J. Daughton. John
Flanlgen. John Cox, Ed Carroll and Rich
ard O'Piien. The burial was at St. Mary's
cemetery. South Omaha.
Maaaarliaset Is school House.
LAWRENCE. Mss., Nov. 22. Four hun
dred school girls hsd a narrow escafie to
day from a fire which broke out in s
French parochial siiiool. Twenty-five girls
dropped from the third story and all but
one was caught without injury.
and note the delicious after
taste. Even if you have good
treth they need regular atten
tion twice-a-day. Watch the
effect on your friends.
la baady suatal ran mw fcottla. Cffe.
Dr Graves' Toolh Powder Cc.
THE BEST NATURAL APERIENT WATER.
Bottled at the Springs,Budapest,Hungary,
Under the Scientific Supervision of Dr. Leo Liebermann,
Royal Councillor, Professor of Hygiene and Director of
the Hygienic v Institute, Royal University, Budapest.
A WlNEGLASSFUL A DoSE
IN SPLITS ONLY,
Natural Apenta Carbonated,
A Refreshing and Pleasant Aperient
for Morning Use.
DRINK WHILE EFFERVESCENT.
Sole Exporters: THE A POL L IN A RIS CO., Ld. London.
INVESTMENTS THAT PLEA3E "
Are those which at the outset are well se
cured and which, through a series -t years,
are continually becoming In-tier secured by
reason of the building up of ;i Urge re
serve back of the investments. In addi
tion to this, when such Investments have
never failed in fourteen years to pay at
t least S per cent per annum dividends, pay
able semi-annually. It Is difficult to find
anything more satisfactory.
This Association off"rs this sort of In
vestment to persons having amounts rant
ing from lloo.oo to tfi.ono.un to Invest, ami
from which they wish to derive n steady
Assets. 1 1. 4.10. 000. 00.
Call or write for further Information to
The Coiservitive Savin;. & Loan A.tociation
206 South 161 h Street, Omaha, Nebraska.
LABORERS ARE IN A HURRY
Effort to Dud Convent ion of American
Federation by Thursday.
ADDITIONAL RESOLUTIONS ARE ADOPTED
Legislative Council Is Instructed lo
Test aa lajuaclloa In the fu
ll re me Court of the
PITTSBURG. Nov. i2.-An effort Is being
made by f"he delegates to the American
Federation of Labor to finish the work of
the convention by tomorrow evening, but
there are many questions yet to be con
sidered, and the final adjournment may
not come until the eml of the week.
President Oompers' report was again be
fore the convention at this morning1 ses
sion and the following resolutions were
Recommending the exclusion of (Chinese,
Japanese and Corean luhor from this coun
try and Its possessions, prohibiting the
employment of child labor; instructing the
legislative council to seleut one lubor or
ganisation against which an Injunction has
been granted, employ competent legal
talent and carry the case to the I'nlled
States supreme court, to test the constitu
tionality of the injunction laws now In
force: pledging support lo the striking
printers, and recommending the calling of
a meeting of the International Woman'
Labor league to adjust differences said to
exist in that beneficial auxiliary of the
Under a special order of business the
grievance committee's report on the dis
pute of the Brewery Workers' union
against the Engineers and Firemen, which
was under consideration yesterday, was
again taken up.
TO CI'HK A COL.D IX OiB DAY
i l. T ik w aa Ilira Tli-nmn Dltlnf n Ta Klaaffl
J aftTJ JJUAOIHT- i I viuw vgvaa.
iruggist refund monfv if it fail to cure
. W. urovo a iUHiur i or. racn w-.fin-j
Valuable Manuscript secured.
CAMBRIDGE. Mass., Nov. 22. The
Semitic museum has acquired u collection
of about 125 Byrlac manuscripts, some of
them old manuscripts on parchment and
vellum. These manuscripts are said to
date back to the twelfth century or eHrller.
The collection was made by Prof. J. Rendel
Harris of England, one of the foremost
scholars in Byrlac siuiues.
A Little Leaven
TT William Allen White
Mt,ays In December Mc
Clure's (out Saturday) that
Folk is the leaven that is
awakening the great com
mon wealth of Missouri. Be
hind Folk and his wor k is
public sentiment which has
been aroused by another
kind of leaven, and, a- one
person ha s id, that leaven
bsgan to work with Siei
fens' stories or political grail
and Mrs. Tar'ce l' papers
on commercial gran, pub
lished in McClure's. to cents
a copy; $1 a year.
B. 8. MiCHRE COMPANV
44-HO East 23d Htrm-t
yt Good workman uae I ood tools,
flll As a oooa iviimii mas you
H-jl Vlnt lha beat business tools.
" la ti y too much for anything
that will tiolp evarr taleamaa to our
employtousl Olcouiaeaotl Any
thing ibsi will lift so ounce in tallinf
loads is csejp al man' time ft so,
sad this Wk will do nor thaa help
year wlaamas soil it will balpya
fcay. Gat IB aalcscnao' aids of
kaodliof lha customer. ! will help
? ia handling ts talesman. Tales
Of The goad is worth teo tisise lit
price i jo) to any aian iu trade,
bold by sll bookaeliert. It' bully
Lota more etuff in lha book than ap
peared m the Ssturdejr teiung Poat.
Tsouraos k Taoaal, fi , Cmrao.
All the Odd and Ends
of the Season
MANY OF THE ARTICLES OF- .
FEREU CAN UK USED IN CHRIST
MAS NEEDLE WORK
A lot of 5-inch Bilk Ribbon. 13c. yard.
A lot of 42-lnch Bilk Chiffon. 10a, 20c,
A lot of 2x-inch Silk Maline, lc yard.
A lot of Chiffon Veils, lie each.
A lot of Velvet, 2Sc viild.
A lot of Bilks. 2e yard.
A lot of Win lor Braids, off regular.
A lot of Fancy Feathers, Wings,
and Quils. Breasts, Pom Pons, etc,
M off regular.
A lot of Ostrich Feathers. off
regulor. ' tFf'-ru.
?12 Tailor-Made and Dres Hats. H
A lot of Baby Caps. 10c. 26c. 3Tc.
A lot of Buckles and Ornaments. 5c.
A . lot of Chenile Cord, lite bolt of
A lot of Wire Frames. 2ac each, to
purchasers of furnishings only.
H2 Jap Oil Paintings, liix20 Inches,
25c each; gold frume for same, 50c.
Come Early and Avoid the Rush
in the Afternoon.
111 South 15th St. Frenzer Block,
AMI'S EM UMTS.
PRICES-l&c, 25c. We
MATS Any Seat, 26c
(Late of Ward & Vokes.)
A new and satisfying fun invention.
Thursday. MR. DOOIET
Sunday, THE CHAPERONS
Coming-THF GIRL FROM KATS
Woodward A. Burgesa
El'NPA V, MONDAY. TI'HSDA Y,
MATIN UK TltSDAY.
The Dainty Musical Comedy,
THE SCHOOL GIRL
Great Company of To People, ln
Cludilg CARRIE RKYNOI.DS.
DIIQWnnn Nights A Bun. Mat. lOo. tfce
BUnVTUUU rUes .Thuis .Sat Mais 10-W
MAT. TODAY and Double Orchestra.
1HK HUUUWIMU kTUt'ai lu.
Ti:NTH BIG WERK-Tonight tad
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Next Week The Ranker Daughter.
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