Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, January 06, 1906, Page 11, Image 11

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; ' . i. v-eielit Dollar Ordiitnct DsnouDcsd
n Eictssirt, Unfair, Unjiit.
Inrtae imilon Declares Company
( annot Reqalre I-arsjer Prloe
than Flird hr Frtirblir
from the (Itr.
Ju1 Mutton linn sustained the fluht of
T. AV. Rlarkburn analnst the contract sn-i---r
Into by th city with th Omalia Oas
company for fas at $2 per lamp per year.
The mayor and city council will be tem
lmiHrlly enjoined from entering Into such
.contract tir payln out any money there
tntd'r. In rendering hi ilsclslon the Judas pro
nounced, the flve-yettr contract at tJs "ex
l ejtKlve, unreasonable, unjust and unright
eous." tie said, substantially :
"Th court l not Informed fully as to 1!
'lie rrt ant rounding this (Mie. The city
I'hr made no answer, though the city at
torney nM II would .answer later. The,
)tr company has fled no answer and of-r-.ert
no testimony h to the coat of the
equipment, which It waa Ht liberty to do.
The five oiinrllmen who voted for the or-
llnance have alone answered. The court Is
not fully Informed n to the coat of the
lulpment. on which It la claimed royalty
la paid, but 1 satisfied aa to what the coat
should be
"The court is satisfied that $14 la the
hiKheat price the city ahould pay for gaa
under the fninchlae requirements for a
sixty-candle power lamp, and Blao that
ueh a lamp la the only practicable and
iiereayary one."
I annol K.irrrd franchise Price.
"In no event can the shs company ever
n-iulte a Inrgci price thiin la fixed In iia
fi'-tnehlse, Thut provldea for $25 per lump
per yr-nr for five fret of rhb per hour. The
testimony here, uncontradicted, la tlmt only
two nnd clght-tentha feet of gaa per hour
l inntiinifiil to rrA uel no- n lvtv.PHli(11i
oowei light and three feet and eleven-tenths !
ill pinducing an rlghty-onndle power light
"The court ts satisfied that $14 for the gaa
alone Is the maximum amount the council
has any power to pay to the company for
a sixty-candle power light. This would In
clude lighting, extinguishing and cleaning.
The court also Is satisfied that 116 Is the
highest amount the council can pay the
company for an eighty-candle power light.
I have personally examined the mantels and
- burners used and have reached the conclu
sion that 4 would be a fair and equitable
price to allow for the same. Tills, then,
would make S as the outside limit for n
sixty-candle power light.
I ndlaputed Fvldenee at Hand.
"There Is undisputed evidence here, given
by Mr. Ziiiiman and by Mr. Mlchaelscn.
that to pay for extra candle power beyond
sixty would be a dissipation of the funds of
the city, without any value to the taxpay
ers or benefit to the city Itself. From pcr
aonal observation of the contrivance used
on the street lamps I am convinced that a
contract for an eighty-candle power light
would b Improvident and could not be car-
- lied out, aa the equipment la too delicate.
Sunh a contract would not be valid or bind
ing, and the court doea not believe such a
light can be furnished.
"Beyond $4 aa an allowance for the man
' tel there la no discretion In the council, any
mora than there would be for the council
men to contract for lead pencils at $t each,
- when other people could buy the same pen
cil for 6 centa. Beyond $1S for a aixty
candle power light there la no discretion In
the council.' "ifie totaf amount to be paid In
nny pre year ahould not exceed fcff.ZW. and
for five years, as this contract contem-
plates, not exceed r.3K.W). Beyond theae
amounts the contract la of no force and
should not be sustained, as the court be
lieves. The contract under consideration
' would give the company In excess of these
amounts IliOuO per year, or IWO.000 for five
years. Such a contract ought not to be
entered Into."
I uaaaal Ctrcnmataacea la Cava.
"There ara unuaual circumstances con
nected with this case, the first of which Is
that tha councltmen would not take the
legal advice of tho city attorney, but took
tha advice ot the attorney of tha gas com
Ntnv In the second plac they deliber
ately violated the order of tha court In
' pursuance of their agreement with the gas
company. In tha third place the method
of crowding this matter through the coun
' .11 was very unusual. The mayor and
policemen had no business In that council
chamber at all. Theae circumstances are
merely Incidental, however, and are con
( sldtred only as circumstances."
Mr. Connell. for the gas company. In
quired of the court as to the point raised
by attorneys for the plaintiff, and on which
they dwelt with great emphatiU, that the
ordinance and contract modified the orig
inal franchise.
Other Points Overshadow it.
. Judge Sutton replied that tho other points
luvijved hud overshadowed this lu his
mind to the extent he had really given
I lint point no consideration and did not
think It neceaiary to pass upon it at this
time. He rather felt that the contract
war not u modlll. ation of the franchise,
hut would :jilmlt there was room for dis
cussion. Argument tle-n arose 4 to the form of
; the order granting the temporary Injunc
tion. After Messrs. Connell, Brteu and
4er had been heard It waa agreed that
', the company shall continue to light the
streets, but shall have no monetary beu-flt
under the contract of October 11, but shall I
he paid fur it service later as Its rights j
may uppuar. 1
Mr. Brecn uggvsU-d that Hie case be ad- J
, am ed for hearing on Its merits after the
flaming of the temporary injunction order j
l.y plaintlffs's attornr), but no decision I
ws reached on this point. )
W All ON El ECTMH I. It. Il l
Elboarn Maa Tbe, Too,
Musi Be
(bra per. j
Immediately on hearing of the decision in j
the gas case City Clerk Eibouru announce.!
1i ineait proceedings seeking to sei aside j
tto recent contract for electric strict lamps
' al $7S each per year. He said he mllhorlred
U'. J. Connell some time, ago t. bring the
s ill ill case the gua contract was declared
: jltd. He will appear as plaintiff in the
ilk' aa a private citizen and proper' y
owner, and not (u his offiriul capacity. He
said: e
"I am peife.-tlv atietid with the decision
In the gas case. We have reached the stage
In thla city where the taxpayers tn obtain
ing some voice In the control of public af
fairs. For years tho public service corpora
tions pave had the upper hand In their con
tracts with th city government. The time
f'sj- a change of this program has arrived. I
am convinced the price paid for arc lamps
Is low much and projsise to test the question
In.ll.s courts. The contract Itself was oh-
t aaavmna u..
ilMrta wtilU TettMBf for tu- Kitty Y f
KstXikJa thai aUklUl aviHskM Uta artiMl. .il...a
-t iuMAsat It
M 7 "sal m lass? P-t
C ! ft W .VI V ft. aTaVtfajra a Aa-srr- SB '
"a sj -
talned hurriedly and without advertising
for blda of any kind.''
Concerning the gaa decision and the elec
tric light contract Irrsllent tinman of the
council paid
"The decision Is iilong linea exactly that
1 huve conter.d-d for. It la a Just decision.
1 sincerely hope It will be finally sustained
One point brought out that particularly
pleases iiv Is the ruling that there la no
appreciable difference between a sixty
cHndle power and an rlghty-candl" power
K.i a lamp. This Is the findings of every dis
interested expert in the 1'nltoil States. That
one point alone whs enough to ghe us the
' I do not believe the statciiienta of certain
ciiuncllinen that tiny voted for the $.3 gas
contruct solely because the company low-
errd the rates to consumers. Their talk I
dties not harmonise with the statements of
Mayor Moores that the Ih1 Frank Murphy,
then president of the gaa company, prntn
lacd to make the reductions long before It
waa done.
"I hope Klbourn will attack the electric
light contract. If that contract la un.luat It
ought to be knocked out. Nothing would
plenae n.e more than to have this matter
settled tn court, f voted for it In good fallh.
be lieving both the price and the reduction
from JOt.fiO to he fair. If 1 was wrong I
want to know It and the sooner trie better."
Councilman Dyball. who waa one of the
members voting for the gaa contract re
strained by Judge Sutton, said he did not
wish to make a ststenient of any kind at
this time.
Councilman Back of the First ward ear
nestly requested to be excused from an In
terview on the dei lsion.
aa lie Want to Secure Possession
of Diamonds.
SlOfX CITY. la.. Jan. 5-Rohert Fiti
slmmona pasae through here this evening,
en route to Sioux Falls. S. P.. where he
expects to have an Interview with his wife.
In an Interview he said he waa going In
reaponae to public, statements by Mrs. Fulf
Simmons to the effect that she desired to
see him on business matters. He declared
he still loved his wife and that their future
relations would depend entirely on her nt
tltudo. adding, however, that ah was In
possession of diamonds belonging to him
to the value of more than $100,000, which he
hoped to secure. He charged all his troubles
to Colonel Miller of Pennsylvania and waa
particularly bitter !n referring to that gen
tleman. SIOl'X FAIL. 8. D., Jan. 5. Robert
Flttslminons arrived here tonight and had
a prolonged conference with his wife. At
midnight It was announced that his efforts
to effect a reconciliation with her had re
sulted unsuccessfully.
Intercollegiate Body 'Will Meet
ew York Thla Afternoon.
Pini.APEt.PHIA. Jan. o. Dr. James A.
Babbitt of Haverford college, secretary of
the rnlea committee of the National Inter
collegiate Foot Ball conference, has sent
out notices for a special meeting of the
committee to bo held at the Murray Hill
hotel. New York, at $:30 tomorrow after
noon. The committee mill consider Important
matters which have arisen. The rules com
mittee through the secretary tonight sent to
the head authorities of Harvard, Princeton,
I'nlversltv of Pennsylvania. Annapolis
academy and Chicago university a detailed
statement of the proposition for the amsl
gamatinn of the new rules commit lea with
the original foot ball rules committee. The
latter liody is made up of one representa
tive from each of the above named Institu
tions. The proposition tn amalgamate with the
old eommlttee whs msde in this city a week
ago, et which time the old committee prom
ised to give the new committee an eariy
Athletle Board Will Consider Changes
In Foot Ball and Other Sports.
CHICAGO, Jan. 6. Present evils of foot
ball and other college sports will receive
the formal consideration of the "Big Nine"
authorities at a special conference tn be
held lu Chicago next week. In response to
an invitation of President Angell of the
University of Michigan, representatives of
each of the conference schools will meet
in Chicago next Friday to discuss reforma
in athletics in general and foot ball in par
ticular. In view of the expressed opinions of
many of the college representatives the
E reliabilities are that radical changes will
e recommended in the conference rulings.
The Armours won two games from the
Onimods lasi night and lost the third by
only five pins. Ted Neale was high man
for the night with 577 for the series and
Harry Jones carried off the top single
game with 222. Score:
1st. 2d. :id. Total.
Neale W. 1st:: lm 5"
Jones 1M 2."' Iii7 547
OJerde lot 1p2 IfC: .V4
Hartley list 1K 152 510
Sprague 17S 11U 17:t 612
Totals W7 SM 2,jM
1st. 2d. 3d. Total.
McCague 14i Ihii ltM 44
Tracy 181 i-.7 17 615
Welty 147 14$ 151 441
Milgtll lfi! lfS 18X .160
llaswas 1U ISO IDS 564
Total Hi' HK3 2,&;l
On lenu A William alleys last night
neoux carried off the honors by making ii05,
with t'tt a close second with Score:
1st. M. r,d. Total.
If. Priineau 1!5 1 K Ik: ,"24
Molyucaux 117 17 231 Do
Ma honey 17. IVi i:i.'l JI
Orotte is; Ksi M
Foley m 'J6 15H 547
Totals SKI y7 SOS 2.'il
1st. 2d. 3d. Tuial.
Havei. s 171 SO. 177 54S
Baehr J 17 IM2 f0
C. Pnmeau 14 11.1 118 ::7t
Solomon 112 119 1ST 47?
I'll 227 1U 177 Wl
Totals XJ S7S Ml 2.57
The Kuu Flowers gut three games from
the K'mI Deal on the Metropolitan nllsv.
The Hcd Seals arc looking tor some good
men to sign. nr. tnoy W4111 revenge. Apply
to it. plain 1. lulling, omaiia i'acmng
jiany. Score:
1st. -d. 1&. Total. I
Strums 11.1 iJM Nt J'.m
Heiijailllll lit 1.3 13 toi
Mack ITS Ihi p7 Jl.t
Clements 1W US 17 CT
Ames lii IHI 14fi 1
Totals TM TW TVI
I .-11. .d. ad. Total. )
Nolan Kl liti Idi" .V4
Ia ner IM 1J6 16-. 4Jo 1
Sgeer 11 .t 141 111 :! '
Hi ueniug , lJi IS :i l 1
Careltou l.i 114 lis -Mi '
Totals M 6M Ifvi mJl ,
ale Loses Another (.awe.
CHICAGO. Jnn. S. -Coot-taut fouling lust
another game lor the Yale l.xskct ball team
tonight at Kvamton. the hnal score was:
KvanMon Young Men's Christian associa
tion. .x; Yale, In ignorance nf the rules of
the game as it Is played in the west was
responsible for the fouls committed by the
Waterloo tao Make Hearr allooa.
CINCINNATI. Jan. S The Waterloo ll.i 1
haifc liall cluli is permitted at this time to
pLu-e on the reservation list all players who
liiislied the season Willi that club, accord
ing 10 a decision by the national liasc ball
commission announced today.
You like to be remembered by the bouses
from which you buy. don't you tVlijj not
please nur out-of-town customers by send
ing them a copy of The Bee's New Year
Kililion ond Uuds-Kx View of OmahaT
Vats MaatiDf to Coniider the Stwer Quei
tion to St R.d Tonight.
I'onllr) Shun lle lu l' Oat anil
Also Proves Profitable for h:
hlMturs 1. 1st of Awards
la Made Pnblle.
Tonight tin- cllixens of South Omaha, will
asaemblc In iiihss meeting to hear the re
port of the commit tee of eighteen on the
sewer liond tjticttlnu. The committee will
recommend that the mass meeting adopt a
report In favor of a special election to vote
on a $25i0OO bond Issue. The t'nloii Stock
Yards company will then publicly deilmv
Its agreement with the committee. It la
also likely that the minority report of the
committee will alro be read before the as
sembly and submitted for consideration. It
la understood thut this mass meeting Is an
advisory body and It la probable that what
ever course they recommend to the council
will be l.illowed. However, the real power
to call a special election lies with the coun
cil alone. So far the council has nut pub
licly expressed an opinion either way. Tho
meeting will be one of great public In
terest. ew Commission Hatea Posted.
The Stock exchange held its regular busi
ness meeting yesterday afternoon at 2
o'clock. The attendance waa fair and a
little better perhaps from the fact that the
annual election Is approaching. There were
only matters of routine business before the
meeting. Yesterday afternoon waa an
nounced for the first time the text of the
new rules In effect among the commission
men alnce January 1. It has been the wish
of the body that the papers should not
give the matter publicity for a few day
and It now apiears that they are willing
. .. . ,, . .. ih. hii.. i
that the matter be brought to the public ,
notice, i ne ruie nxes ine coiuiiussion iaie
for selling cattle by the car at 60 cents per
head or not more than $12 per car. This Is
an average raise of $2 per car. Calves are
sold for '& centa a head, cows with calves,
TS centa. Binaie deck cars of hogs. $H per
car; double, $12. Sheep, single deck, S;
double deck, tit 1 s than thirty head of
hogs, 15 centa per head. Cattle driven in or
hauled. 60 cents per head; calves. 25 cents;
hogs, 16 cents; sheep, 15 cents. The annual
election of the Live Stock exchange will be
held Monday, January . In the exchange
building. The voting will be by ballot and
the polls will be open from 8 a. m. to 4
p. ni.
Fined for Fighting Women.
John Marshall, a glaxler of Twenty-ninth
and V streets, was arraigned yesterday
morning before the police court charged
with beating his wife and also striking a
neighbor woman last Thursday night. Mar
shall, It Is said, was intoxicated when he
came home and quarreled with his wife
over the other woman. Iater he attacked
them both. Both filed complaints against
him and he was $5 and costs for each of
fence. Then, as he had only $10, the Judge
changed his sentence to $1 and costs so that
the man should not have to pass the time
In Jail. He laid down $8 and promised that
he would never be seen In Jail again. He
and his wife then left the Jail together,
apparently on the best of terms.
Class Debate at Htsrh School.
The Athenian Debating society held a de
bate at the high school yesterday after
noon, in which the Juniors and the seniors
contested In an oratorical way for class
honors. The question discussed was, "Re
solved. That Immigration l the United
States should be further restricted." The
Juniors had the affirmative and were repre
seiited; by Alice Pavls and Marlgull Ren-
wick. The seniors, championed by Harry
Nixon and Helen Ijine, maintained that
there waa already restriction enough, and
to such effect that the Judges, who were
Mr. Graham. Miss Taylor and Miss Naugli
ton, yielded the coveted palm of victory to
the senior class. Then und there the seniors
who hud listened to the war of words pre
sented their two victors with big bouquets
of cut flowers, mostly roses. Besides the
debate there was a general literary 'pro
gram as follows:
Reading Gipsy Bride "...
Beulah pavls.
Instrumental Solo
J. Slater.
Debate 4
Seniors against Juniors.
Presentation of Flowers
Vocal Solo
Alda Mead.
rrrsted for Wife Desertion.
George Wyrlck was arrested by Officer
Tangeman on the complaint of his wife
that he had deserted her and done nothing
toward her support. He was lin ked up for
further examination. He suld he left be
cause he could nol live with the woman.
Poultry Show Wlauera.
Yesterday saw tho breaking up of the ex
hibits at the Trt-City poultry show and
tha hulls of the Workmen temple were
cleared of all coops during the forenoon.
Mr. Fleherty and Mr. Sloane, president and
secretary of the association, together with
Judge Thompson and his assistants, unite
in congratulations on the success of the
xhihlt. All exrvenstps m-rjf ualil uml tho at-
remarkable for
I the first show. There were I.uNt paid ad-
misalons during the three days of the show.
The Judges expressed themselves as
agreeably surprised at the high quality of
tho exhibit. The highest per cent won by
any fowl was given to a single combed
White Leghorn hen owned by A. A. Hop
son. She received a score of &5;4. One
While Plymouth Rock hen scored H and
a White Plymouth Rock pullet scored also
SMV The next highest score waa given to
a Buff Cochin pullet and stood a'.
Many of the fowls were sold at fancy
! prices before the close of the exhibit. The
highest known was commanded by a Buff
Wyandotte pullet which was. owned by J
John r rltx Huberts. This was a first prize
pullet and was bought by I p. Harris of
Clay Center. Harris Is a big poultry pro-
! ducer, having sold $7,iKi0 worth from his
farms last year. He was glad to pay $12.50
for Mr. Huberts' pullet, lie also bought a
pullet and a lieu of II (I Klddo at $UI
each. '
The following is the liat of prize winners:
Vsrleiy. Biahiuas K. K. Mcane. Valley,
first pen (cock and four hensi: no compe
ilon. Variety, Buff Coi-hina A. H. Hood.
Bellevue. til si trio: F. K. lan ote, llrst pul
let, cockerel, hen and pen. Variety, par
tiidee Cochins C. E. Grunday, South
Omaha, all first prizes. Variety. Manila
Red. Pit Games, rtisl trio. Variety. Silver
Soneld HanibuiKS Charles Anderson,
first trio: F. A. Agnew. South On, aha
hen. first and second pullet. alien . Black
t.aiigsliHn.. James Hurt. South Omaha, first
cockerel, first pullet: W. F. Miller. Vallev,
Hist trio. Brown Leghorns J. W. Alderi.
I'apiliion. mat coin, hen, pullet and pen;
W. l. tstainbaugh. first irio. second hen
and nen. nose I'miiti title Leghorns W.
M. Nicids first trio. Single Comb White
Leghorns A. A. Hopson. first cock, cock-
1 ere!
pullet, second pullet: A D. Karrui-
third pullet. Buff trliorns Charles New.
lands, first pen. ftlack Hinorcas F A.
Agnew, llrxl and second hen. llrst pullet;
Frank Miller, llrst trio. Bjff Orpingtons
H P. Flehartv. flrst hen. c-.okerel. pullet.
Marred Plymouth Rocks Thomas Allan,
first cock; J. U Todd, first ben and cock,
erel: John Kurth. Ma-ynard. N. Y . first pul
let, trio, third cockerel: W. A. Young Art
pen. third hen; F. K Oe Vore. second hen.
millet: A If. Ahlqulst. second cooVenl
White Plymouth Rocks P. J. McCaffrey.
Columbus, first rock, cockerel, pullet, third
ben: J. D. Oulld. Herman, first hen J. L-i
Fontaine, second hen: Robert White, seeond
cock, second snd third pullet; W. H. gloane,
second and third cockerel. Rhod- l-iind
neon--., r rioirere. c omnibus first coik.
.cockeial, ktn, pullet; B;xb 4 Billy, Coun
I en, VlMUfTl. re'i"-- "llll' Hll11" 1-IHIl'l I
Reds C. v Mailer, flint pen. Huff Wyati-
duties H. K. l'agg. first pen: H. . Kid-
ft e'ec'nn',? p1:. ' johnVr.,;, flrs'i I C" Dniou Bacomni-ndation or
pullet; Charles Oakley, e, nnd rock, second ' EduSaUODil EldtlTof.
and thliil cockerel. iMn Wyandot tea--Judge
Todd, Atlulitlc, la first and second I
'"n;.lV"L. U"'u!,v:Lr""'.; !
pulli't. White Vyan.r.'i Ju.lre Tcd.l.
Ilrnl cockerel, pullet. x n : ijcoire 1 1 umlir. r,
second and thlid pulli; J Fontaine, sec- I
ond pen. Parttiilgc v fmnottes- J. Monn-
han. Valley, first trio: K. K. Mooi-e. Valle
llrst p'n: J. I- Todd. Atlantic, la.. Hrs'
hen. cockeiel. pullet, tlclde-i Wyandottes
.1. I. Todd, first pen. cia-kerel. pullet: J.
Ia Ftmtalne. secnml pen Muff Cochin P.m-tama-J.
I... Todd, tirsl til,.; R. I'. Palmer,
Fremont, fit at and second pen. Hidden Sea
bright I'antanis J. MiTailand. liist trio.
Pucks T. A. Agnew. all piixes. Angora
cats II. B. F'lehnrty.
Magic lly t.osi.
Jesse K Ctllck has returned from Cali
fornia,. James IVIilIki'. Nineteenth and H street,
has a girl baby.
The Modern Brotherhood nf America held
Its annual installation lat night.
A. P. Myers of the Ornuha laekiiig com
pany spent New Year's week In Lincoln.
Mrs. C K. Talbot cntei tallied the women
cf the Baptist church yesterday afternoon, i
Rev. o. W. Burek has gone to Hiawatha
Kan., where he will be pastor of the chris
tian church.
Mrs. Jeannette White left Friday for
penver, where she, with her daughter
Helen, will spend the winter.
The preliminary trial of Frank Noonun
will come at 8 o'clock this morning. It
will require the greater part of the day.
Mrs. Kurkees. Twenty-third and E streets,
entertained about twenty of her women
friends at a luncheon yesterday afternoon.
A permit to build n cottage waa granted
to Mrs. Annie I'aaV-wka yesterday. The
cottage will be erected in Jetter's addition,
lot 4. block i.
Miss Jans Abbot has been granted leave
of ab-ence for four months. She left Thurs
day night for a tour in C'uhfornla. Met
mother accompanied her.
Alpha lodge of the Older of Hebekah's
No. 44. Installed othcers last night In the
Maaonlc hall. A fair crowd waa present
to assist In the reremonies.
E. U Howe. John E. O. Hern and Fred
H. Smith were re-elected to succeed them
r urn ni m vi 1 1 ' ' tuia ui uir m
selves as directors of the South Omaha
Baildlng and lian ae?oclatfbn.
Miss Anna OfTernian, 212 North Twenty-
fifth street, entertained n number of her
frlonds t ,im,,o1(.rade party last
day evening. An enjoyable lime waa re
Phil Kearney post of the Ora nd Army of
the Republic and tho Women's Relief Corps
will install officers at a pututc meeting to
he held one week from tonight, Junuary li.
"t the Masonic hall
.lames Austin or ine tiureau oi .Mitmai
Industry has resigned to take a position
in Omaha In the offices of the recorder of
deeds. His successor will be appointed
Irom the civil service lists in the course
of a few weeks.
Citv Treasurer E. I Howe gives notice
that he will soon he able to pay all the
Interest bearing warrants which are out
standing against the city. This Is be
cause of the great success the city has had
this year lu collecting the taxes.
O. E. Llnburg has lately returned to
Chicago, where he Is attending the Mc
Klllip School of Veterinary Surgery. He
was formerly attached to the Bureau of
Animal Industry here. He has passed his
holidays here as tho guest of Mr. C. K.
Campbell and family.
The fourth annual hall of the Hoof and
Horn lodge. No. fir-l. of the Rrotherhqod of
Railroad Trainmen, will tie Held tontgnt in
the Ancient Order of United Workmen
temple. At 9 o'c lock there will be a grand
march, which opens the ball. At 12 o'clock
refreshments will be served.
fieorgr II. Jamison Araotlnttna vrltb
First Wife. Over Divorce'
Registered as "Dr. E. C. Campbell, Chi
cago," George H. Jamison, who recently re
ceived more or less notoriety owing td his
listing recently wydded a prominent Call
fornian woman before his first wife, who
lives In Omaha, had secured a decree of di
vorce, lias been a iifi"l at the Grand hotel
In Council Bluffs -since Wednesday after
noon. His visit here waa to try to effect :i
settlement with wife No. 1 and the negotla
tlons nre still pending. He left last evenlnf
for the eastern part of the state to vial!
relatives and expects to return in a few
days. In the meantime Attorney George S
Wright, who has been retained by Jamison
will conduct the negotiations for him with
Mrs. Jamison No. 1 nnd her legal represen.
The newspaper stories printed recent!)
about Jamison and his dual marriage show
that he had experienced a varied career and
this he does not deny. Shortly after his ar
rival in Council Bluffs he disclosed hi
Identity to the management of the hotel
and stated the purpose of his visit here. He
appeared to Is? rather proud of the notorletj
he had received and freely displayed copies
ot the Omaha and California pnpers in
which the history of his career and the
events leuding up to his marriage with the
young and handsome widow of the late
Judge J. A. Campbell of Kan Francisco were
While admitting the truth of the greatet
part of the newspaper accounts Jamison
when seen in his room at the hotel yester
day morning denied that he had wittingly
or knowingly committed a bigamous mar
riage when he married Mrs. Campbell last
November. He said that being anxious to
secure a divorce from his wife in Omaha,
she being equally willing that he should du
so, he went to Omaha and arranged mut
ters so that his wife should secure the di
vorce, he paying all the expenses, Including
th fees of the attorneys. The lawyers, h
suld, proved up the case and he suppose.'
that they would secure the proper decree
from the court and that by the time he
reached California again he would be free
l marry Mrs. Campbell, which he did
Subsequently he learned that the lawyers
whom he claims to have employed for hi
wife failed to take a decree and wife No. 1,
he alleges, now refuses to do so until he
pays her a huge sum as alimony.
Jamison, declared emphatically that he
would not be coeivcd into giving any ali
mony to his wife. No. 1. and up to yesterday
evening, when he left lor the eastern pari
of the state, the negotiations had failed of
-cJ1"; K '"""'''cod will meet at Mrs.
W. 1.. Monroes residence, rtpenccr
street, this urternoon.
The oiiihIih delegates lo the Zion grand
lodge, which met iu St. Iiuis. m-ili ,u..
their report Sunday evening at Kugle hive
A injuliele will follow.
i.'' l.R' y;'".""'r' " "''' hant of Orand
island, has tiled a petition in the I nitcd
Htal-s district court asking that be ma
he i dec la led a bankrupt. H,- llics bis lia
bilities at f4.GU.ul and hi assets at tt.MS 11
Members of the M.KInley club will meet
at dlnii -r Monday evening at 6 o'clock at
it Hi len s cate. The banquet committer will
report and R. U. Howell and others will de. 1
IHer addrevsc. MeiuiM-rs are requested 10 I
come and bring a friend. I
Augusta Lssher, administratrix of the es
tate of Charles K. Leaner, has brought suit
.1 V," 1 "l,"1 8lM"' cir uit court against ;
tne Standard Oil company for K.umi for the I
death of h. r husband, a fireman on the
t hie-ago. Burlington & Qulncy Rmlrgd I
company, who was burned to death through !
7 19u4 p i0" of an " ,u,lk g'' Octotr 1
Rertha Hofmeister. sdiuinlstrairix of th 1
estate of Henry Hofn.,er. h4, brought
siilt In tho lnlted Hlates circuit court for!
.Mi against the Chit-ago, Kock Island A
lacltlc Railway comiany for the death 01 '
tier nusoand. eho was killed bv in.- d... j
fendant road s train at a ndlroa.l crossing
In South Rend July 9. It.. The case 1 '
tranvferrrd from the district couri of Iioua- ;
las county. " 1
Patrick L. lion- lias brought unit in the
I Piled States circuit court for ffi.'i.l da 11
sges against Hi, Ureal Western Rails, av
company for alleged depreciation of his
Property by th- building tra. ks. frelgm
house approaches und for the closing of
Hevenlernth. Eighteenth ad Nineteenth
streets Omaha, by the defendant road
thus making his property inai-ceii..- t,y
tracks and cuts, therehv ib siroi inir li
value The mm- is 1 1 11 10 f. 1 r..i .1..
- Jdisulct cuuu o( Huugias county
i i
PRrsmPNiT r.llVF PPrcritTS MIC PCPnitT
M nrk of Amrricaai r'ederalloii
Labor at Pltlahnrg llntllned hf
the Delmate tor the Bene
fit of Home I ntona.
I 'poii Hi., rcctiitimcudat ion of Picfideut
tliivr, based on the action of the American
Federation of l.iilmr. the omnh.i
lali'U' I ' ii Inn last night voted unanimously
to lake up the milter of establishing
night' schools and illustrated lecture
courses for the study of organized lalnir
and the extension nf its propaganda.
President Uuye read his report, a long
one, as delegate to the recent meeting of
the American Federation of 1iImii Me
confined hlmscll' to the proceedings that
had a direct bearing upon local conditions,
simply recounting the action taken in most
cases nnd quoting from resolutions and re
porta. In the matter of schools and tuber
culosis he made positive additional recom
mendations of his own. which received
separate consideration from tlie central
body. The w hole report was adopted, con
curred In und tho president given a vote
of thanks.
With relation to tulierculosls, efforts were
urged towards preventing the disease.
rattier tnan tor tnc -reatment. or consunip-
lives. To assist locally In the movement
It whs decided to appoint a standing com
mitter of five on sanitation, which will co-
operate in all efforts of the kind, investigate
and report bud conditions and abuses and
initiate prosecution or Hie Individuals ri
' sponsible.
trope of the Mailt School.
The president explained that It Was ill
Idea to establish night schools In puhll
school bitildltiKs. at which the elementary
principles of education and technical work
might be taught aa well us the history,
struggles, achievements and purposes of I
organised labor. To enlist the support of j
the clergy and have stereoptlcon lectures i
in the churches, showing In pictures things t
such aa the evils of sweatshop work, the
reforms accomplished and exploiting tin- I
union label and encouraging Its general '
It was recognised that considei ulile work
Between Omaha and Lincoln and Nebraska Points
No. 5 will leave Omaha at 8:00 a. m. daily instead of a. in., stopping at inter-
niodiale points, and will arrive Lincoln a I !:5o a. in.
No. 19 A New Train will leave Oninlia at 5):10 a. in. daily, stopping only at Ashland,
and arrive Lincoln at 10:.'?0 .t. in., and will there connect with morning trains for
Beatrice, Southern Nebraska, the Beatrice-1 1 oldrege line, the Lincoln-IIastings-Kearney
and McCook line, the Lincoln-Urand Island line and branch lines north of Aurora.
No. 4 A New Train will leave Lincoln at 7:;!0 a. ni. daily for Omaha and intermedi
ate points, arriving Omaha at !h00 a. m. No. 4 will leave Omaha at !):10 a. m. for Platts
niouth. Noon Train No. 92 from Omaha to IMattsinonlh will be discontinued, the morning
train No. 4. taking its place. Morning train eastbound from Schuyler will connect at Ash
land with No. 4 for Omaha and the Kast.
No. 2 will arrive Omaha from the West at 'A-.'.H) p. in. and will leave Omaha for tlm
f East at 4:00 p. ni.
No. 7, the afternon train now leaving Omaha at 3:00 p. in. for Lincoln, will leave
Omaha, daily except Sunday, at 2:15 p. m., arriving Lincoln at 4:00 p. ni.
The 20ih Century Limited
The Route of the Government Fast .Mail Trains
Leave Chicago at .
Arrive New York at
Leaving Omaha at 11 P. M. daily, arriviri at Cedar Rapids 6:10 A. M.; Clinton 8:15 A. M.,
and Chicago 11:55 next morning.
Other Chicago trains at 8 A. M., 11:30 A. M.t 5:50 P. M. and 8:38 P. M.
City Offices. 1401-03 Farnam Street.
attachd to financing and fnatiituraiing
the system of lino's propo-'cd and the
matter was referivl in the educational
i 0 tin Ittec and the d h s Hcs from the n Inls
lei itil union.
Mernnimendatloua In llrorl. 1
Other subjects bundled by ITesldcnt Olive I
In his report icclinl'd the h lion ot the fed- i
(rtatl,,,, I., urging the -rf n of .cau.,1
loalles ami stat t"-. 1 it en
. anions n fu-ing affiliate -villi cent
f I todies by iTvocai nn of charters, the f n
1 bidding of piiblishinr soineuir booklets by
central bodies; evfu-essions of svriiithy
I and encoiiiagenieiii far .he woiki'ig classes
nf Russia; Indorsement of fai niers' unions:
I I ecomineiuhi I ion of exchnnge of delegates
! Willi ministerial ui:ion . ii oo s.-mciit of vo'-
i untiiry government iMsifit.ce: aitiit in 1
I politics in a deHulle and practical maimer ,
... i.ii , , i i .1
(for the good if lal -r. Including iln auppoM I
of olliic seekers ftieiullx lo orgttnlge.l la I or
niul ooiHie l on to U not : ! rimmo -ml n
mote iigitatlon and exienslon cf unh u lubi
move; if couiiiiendillK tile ad.nii'.'ioii of
women to full rights In cilia- uship; supf't
cf ordinances and laws making electrical
wires and appliance safer to workmen and
general public.
I t nloo l abel F.vhlblt.
1 The delegates hi d it lona ci elusion n
! giirdlng fake labels, and It was proposed t.i
I have an exhibit maintained ut Labor temple
J showing the genuine Inh.d. Inn no actloi:
w n i mn' ii. -
1. 1 .1 . , ...,., 1
1l was nnnoiinced thet the seml-nnnttitl
election of ofilccrs will be bold at the
These delegates were obligated : Ralph:
McKay of the machinists, deoiee l.itblg of i
the clgarmakeis. C. Alexandila and H. Hus-
tt-A of tlin afiatrc Pnniliivii .l.tmes Andersi n
. .. . .,,.,,,,,
Iron woikeis and Art Kills of tho printets
perhaps no life
! America cloved Hi
insurance company
year lisn with
.,iKfactory record than ibd the Hunkers
(Reserve life company of Omaha. Baseiuu
i 11. P.obiscn president. The certificate of the
1 state auditor of public accounts and of the
j Insurance department of XehraakH. as to
the correct ness of the schedule or Its sc.
eiiriiies. Is published lwlicre in this issue
and will be of great Interest to the Insuring i
luibllc. !
J. J. Perlght has been called to New York
by the serious illness of his mother.
Mi. Isuak I. Adler has returned from Si.
I. outs, having been there ns delegate to
the eighth annual contrress of the ordcr
of Knights of Zion. Mi Adler received
assurances that Omaha ha," very f.ivoralilo
chances of having the congress for l!i.
mproved Train Service
Effective Sunday,
2:30 p m.
9:30 a. m.
Leave New Yorc at
Arrive Chicago at .
Passenger Traffic Manager, Chicago, III.
lloreaa" tbe Bnjrt.
IVMi'im Hall and oniipanv in 'lens. ' ;t
ln'M oiwra in tncee acis. b Harry and
i:.l I'd PanHon: under direcih-n of Rob-
cil- Ativld. The cast:
Arnold. I.'fd l..iilx'.irne Ocorrrey sneiii
l.od H-'ICH etnio. r:M irienu.. mi ice run' i
laitiii Mucbv. ivtie hoste of ye lim-
muiI'I'c A rni- John F.. Young
Ian Kins. e osllcr of e linila.urne
linl, l.nian Willie
Meredith, steward Rotiert Burton
James. Barton Blair
Pica. I.ndv I iiiilairnc los-phlne Knapp
I'llse'.ile. .rr old nurse. Jennie Weathersby
I '.u ca". ic w v irari led to .Mu"i
. Mav llmi'.wi
.bun. fnciit to I ady Honorlu . Miriam SroM
larcerv. n aid at 1 .inilvuirne hull
' lanthe Willis
"tiriii . Kthel Cometock
n u oria. i.auy i.huiooui ov r. r,7.,r,
Pauline Hall
I "' '
Potcaa" in the hands of a company of
vci actors would be a til st -clans comedy:
; sl't-pU'd Willi 11 rl'lUUS. II mutm eaeuj p"i"
! for thai modern moid, script, the "musical
comedy." As It is. It is neither one thing
nor another: iusl a iiuniiit little conceit. In
which very sunnl- material Is used to form
1 stor dining the unfolding of which many
' pleasing wings ar- sung. Pauline 1111 lias
i surrounded lie,.f wilii a small company of
: good singers, and Is giving "Dorcas" a
' proper and nppiecialive ri'Mvnl
( ' ' ...... ...
Miss Hall wisclv admits mat time ana
, other things Effect the vole, and doesn't
! nndeilake an iuiiasiics. She sing
along a ranee whore she Is sure ol result,
and shows the ituallty of her rich vot.-e to
lunch advantage. Miss Knapp's fine so-
, piano
proepies the coloraiura eneia aim
furnishes the real delight or the evening,
next ti the comic songs so capitally sung
in bv Mr. Youne. The comedy Is brought well
; to tin
! ... .n.. f..,oi Hint the whole la made most
, elijoynlil
I "Porous will be repeated at a manor,
' and evening performance today.
j can
j former Employe of Stewart Bros.
qnltted on Charge- nf F.m
brssllna Money.
Archibald Kaplan was found nol guilty
by the Jury which tried him on the charga
of embezzlement In Judge Pay's court. Ha
was accused of having converted to his
own use $ln belonging to Stewart Brothers,
wholesale grocers.
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January 7th
3:30 p. nv
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