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Council Tskss Only Four Minutes to Buy a
City Hall Site.
'ell Property la Selected, bit lint Id
t4rnan iftrtri Entire He Mill
Asa mm Injunction in rre
.. . vent Transfer.
The city - council. In h eenloii lusting
only to or three minutes, reported an a
committee ofthe wholo. en the examina
tion of sites for a city hall, and moved
to purcjias .the property belonging to T.
J. O Nel( at Twenty-fourth and O streets,
which motion) parried unanimously. This
motion " wits Introduced by Queenan. By
It the.' city .agrees to pay $12.So (or the
xlte. Thla was not the lowest bid, there
being two others lower, namely, the prop
erty, ottered by pavld Anderson at Twen-
ty.flfjA and M streets, at; and the
property-' offered by H. M. Christie for
IT.&JQ at TTwnty-flfth ayd.L atreets. In
addition to'" the cost ' price the lot pur
chased will have :t? -be graded at a coat
of fl.Ono or more. The other two properties
are ilrendy at'Mnde. The following la the
wording. bt,;fhe motion' as It was passed.
It had been signed rrevlous to convening
the meeting-- that the motion could be
passed In the . briefest , .possible time. It
Mr. Mayor: Your committee of the
whole, onwncll, to whom-was referred the
bids proposed for rite city hall site, have
carefully,, -examined each site submitted,
and after aim f onslderatlon of location and
price .and . the general expression of the
voters at th previous election, would rec
ommend thst the city purchase the east
1)6 feet rof ns one and two, except the
south tweaty-four feet frf lot two of block
eighty-four,,: being situated on the south
west rorner of Twentv-fourth and O
streets, having -a- frnntnge of ninety-six
feet On Tweiity-funrtH-ntreet and to feet
on 0 street, and containing lo.liSrt square
(Vet,, at a. price- (if 111,; and that the
city clerk: be and Is herehv Instructed to
draw a warrant on the city hall fund In
the' amount nf Sl'i.ftno to be paid on the
approval -of the contract and title.
' '.Anderson Fllea Protest.
This report, waa signed by every member
of the eouncH. ' At this point David Ander
aon, who, submitted a proposition, aa above
stated, approached the clerk with a com
munication, but before he could present It
the qbtiacU. moved to adjourn, after having
been in e salon only four or Ave minutes.
the council chamber and entered the city
clerk's office: " Here, While the city clerk
was detained by the communication of Mr.
Anderson-. ,H was proposed to the mayor
that, the warrant be drawn last night and
the" jnayAf' agreed to the suggestion; But
when the cleric arrived in his office it was
discovered that Mr. -Anderson had served
him with. notice, that Injunction proceed
ings would', be Immediately begun to stop
the payment of this purchase price, stating
that the grounds of this Injunction would
he that the bid accepted was not the low
est and the 'best bid, and that the manner
of .cotylrwi. lo, this .'decision was accom
plished by. fraud,. In that a-fictitious value
was put rr the property under the expec
tation "of selling ,the same to the city by a
previous understanding.
Aside from the specific warning contained
In Wwe letter, that .he should not act with
haste in the matter, therclerk, was opposed
to any prcrrlpltate. action In Issuing the
warrant. ,lo said he was disposed to let
any ' one' who ' thought he had sufficient,
causa to bring legal action have a chance
and h, reasonable time to bring the same,
Therefore, he declared that he would not
sign any warrant within a period of forty
eight hours' af tor .the passage of th motion
In .the"lkyjrcoaaH.t H'h la given practically
two das" 'time., dvhing Which an injunc 1
tlott fivay-6e Ijrought. Mr. Adklns, presi
dent pf the council, then said to the clerk.
"Wa '-don't wiuit'yoU' to sign the warrant
tonight If 'your don't want- to do- It." The
counoilmen then dispersed. (
XaV Visit's Old Home.
Ex-Governor i Cars, P. -Savage' and also
the:flrs,t maydr ofthe city of South Omaha
Is In tha clly from Tacoma, Wash. He tx
pecta. to be In too city, for several days.
He spout lUOHt of-tbe day In South Omaha
visiting' hit old friends In the Exchange
building, where for several years he was
a Well "known commission man. It -Is no
tlceabla how well .the colonel Is looking.
Ho ha ail the vigor and snap of a young
man. i The climate -of Washington must be
agreeable, At all events. It Is plain that
be - hs, transferred his best love to the
state whero ha at present resides. He has
been '-engaged In the lumber business and
haa managed to combine, with It the real
' estate business. ' Hp now owns ISO lots in
Tacoma. -' During the afternoon he paid a
t visit to the city hall,' visiting with the po
lice and acquaintances. The one he aeemud
. to enjoy t"he most of all was a half hours'
chat .with Patrick King, the police Judge.
They were young men together In West
Bide, la. The colonel said: "Judge, I've
got no fault to find with Omaha, South
Omaha nor the state of Nebraska. All
say there is .no town in tne united states
that "will 'anywhere come up to Tacoma.
We've got everything there to make a city
aa .great as any which stand on the At
lanUo oossk First,! we have the crop that
ar-AKLEt fBAItUEI. ltk
ft KIlK
, cm-
, In lhe beautiful Suuny South, and the rates
are, leas than half to many point. Bold first
; and third Tuesdays of each month. Mardi
(Iras rates Feb. 21 to ?5 -New Orleans,
Mobile, Pen&acola. Ask Wabash ticket
V suffice, 101 Farnam street, for rates, deacrip
: Votive, pjamphlets, Florida, Cuba end Winter
Cruise to "Went Indies, or address,
- r
1 1 .
Cod Ranted still to be gathered for the
next 1 years the almost Inexhaustible
forests; after that we have some of 0 c
largest mines In the world within twenty
miles of tidewater, and sfter the forest
are used up anil the slumps have rotted
away we will have the finest agricultural
land In any clime."
Sewers t All Schools.
The members of the Board of Education
are rejoicing at the fact that the proposed
sewer system will be built so as to accom
modate all the school buildings In Mouth
Omaha except one and that Is the Lowell
school. In one or two cases the connection
will be three or four blocks, but It will
gladly be done. Few people realise what
a great task It Is to have the correct sani
tation with no sewer facilities under the
crowded conditions of many of the school.
Four of them are Still using outside closets,
from which many evils, both sanitary and
disciplinary, result. The new sewer also
will accommodate the new site recently
purchased at Sixteenth and It streets.
There has no pew name been adopted for
the school which Is to be erected In the
autumn at this point, and some of the
members of the board suggested that some
of the patrons In that district should be
ble to recommend a suitable term by
which It should be known.
Republican flab Mass Meeting.
The mass meeting of all the republican
clubs held last right at the Commonwealth
hall. Twenty-fifth and N streets, was at
tended by large delegations from all the
clubs organised In the city. There was a
full crowd In the hall during the whole
evening. George Housman was chosen
chairman and C. E. Fay secretary. The
presidents of the various clubs were asked
to speak and all readily responded with
words of encouragement for the success of
the party In South Omaha. After them
many of the candidates of the party and a
number of the councllmc n and others made
brief addresses and kept thefloor rumbling
with the enthusiastic stamping of feet.
The Kosciusko Republican club extended
a formal Invitation to all the other clubs to
meet with It next Friday evening In an
other mass meeting at the Paproskl hall at
Twenty-seventh and J streets. This the
assembly unanimously accepted and a rous
ing meeting Is anticipated.
Carnival of All Nations.
The carnival of nations given by the
Young Men's Christian association last
nigh', was attended by about 2D0 of the
young people of the city. Of these about
one-third was In costumes. There was a
brief program, all musical, consisting of a
piano solo by Miss Beulah Davis, which
waa generously applauded, and a really
flrst-class performance on the violin by
Master Hiram Scovllle, accompanied on
the piano by his young brother. An Im
provised quartet of black face comedians
sang a number of southern songs and did
Its best to liven things up. The crowd did
not get warmed up until rather late In the
evening, and then the two booths came In
for a fair share of business. All together
the evening was a pleasant and a profit
able one to all concerned.
Magic rity Gossip.
Jolin Kennedy Is In Chicago.
D. W. McHugh has been appointed one
of the solicitors for the Omaha hospital
Miss Dell Davis, daughter of Dr. W. M.
Davis, gave a party to a number of her
friends rast night.
Banner Court of the Tribe of Ben Hur
will meet Wednesday evening, February
2L at Odd Fellow s hall.
The Ep worth League of Lefller's Me
morial church will give a Boston tea party
Thursday evening at the church In com
memoration of Washington's birthday.
A number of South Omaha people at
tended the funeral of Rev. J, D. Kerr,
luiiuniy pastor or me c niton mil rresBy-
terlan church, which was held in Omaha
yesterday afternoon.
A. Bloom Is moving the building formerly
used by him As a planing mill at the foot
t the O street viaduct, and it will now
.e possible for the Union Pacific to finish
ts new freight depot.
. M. Thurmond, of Kansas City, has
taken up his residence In South Omaha.
He is to have charge of the office of Kice
Brothers, commission merchants, of the
MrtHim.-n jLjcnange. -
Tho proceeds of the musical and literary
entertainment to be given by the Upchurch
Loage ro. z, or the Degree of Honor, at
the Workmen temple tonight, will be used
lor me oenent or tne sick members.
rour births were reported yesterday: at
the home of V. Benes, Nineteenth and O
streets, a son; at the home of Thomas
Bet-an, Nineteenth and O streets, a daugh
ter; ThomaS Conway, 4101 Y street, a girl
and William J. Carwood. 3W1 U street, a
The meeting of the State Sunday School
avaociauon waa lea by Mr. Kiddoo last
nigni. ins programs have been lnterent
ing and have been well attended. Yester
day afternoon the mothers had a meeting
at a p. m. and the children had u meeting
at 4 p. m. Mrs. Berry conducted the
niumrrs meeting.
The grocery store of Bcheucr & Oberg at
Twenty-fourth and H atreets. was broken
Into Monday night and a small amount of
change, some cigars and minor articles
laxen. it was also reported that a store
at Twenty-fourth and A streets had the
locks broken during the same night,- but
nuiuing was rounu to oe missing.
The funeral of Mrs. AUxa P. Havward,
Twenty-sixth and E streets, will be ran.
ducted from St. Martin's church this after
noon at 1:30. The burial will be In Forest
I -awn cemetery, Omaha. Rev. James Wise,
assisted by Irving Joluiuon. of Mlnneaooli.
a former pastor, will have charge of the
services. Mrs. Hayward was the mother
or Mrs. j. n. Ytatklns. and aged 61 when
she died. The death occurred at Los An
geles, Ca!., from which place the body
was sent here. She died entirely unex
pectedly from a valvular affection of the
from axeeasea er victims to Nsnrous Debility or ex
haustlon, Waatlng Weakness, with Early DeeVna In
young ana middle-aged: lack ef vim, vigor ana
Strength, with organs impaired and weak. Our
treatment wilt correct all ef thtea arils and restore
you to what nature intended, a hale, healthy, happy
wan, with all powers vigorous and perfect.
If IDICnrri r cured perfectly and permanently foe
I AKlUUkC.LL iif( by one treatment. No cutting. n
pain, no danger, ne detention from work. No othel
treatment will CURE aa quick.
HI nnn DfllCnH ere Quicker than at Hot Springs,
BLUUU rUlJUn At enca everv trace of the die.
as disappears, no sores come on body (sores Isj
south, throat, tongue, hair falling ont stop at once).
We also cur all contagious or acquired diseases-
Hydrocele. Prostatic. Catarrh of Bladder, Kidney,
ail chronic diseases of men and women,
rnrr examination and consultation. Writs tot
Symptom Blank for home treatment.
ssi DsstUi Streets. Omaha, Kanraaksn
Ho Use For
Winter Clothes
President of Women'i Miwion Circle and
Her Predecessor m Difficulty.
(lalnis Former thief Kseeatlie
I hirrh Auxiliary Was Re
sponsible for a Blow
I no Her Fare.
The trouMes existing within the ranks
of the Women's Mission circle of the
Mount Moriah Buptist church of Twelfth
and Jackson streets were given an airing
Tuesday mornlnR before the people's bar,
where Mrs Reliecca Strowther of 35 Wirt
street swoe to n complaint of assault and
battery ntralnst Mis. Rebecca Lewis of
Seventeenth and Cuming street. Both par
ties In the case are colored. A warrant
was IsHucd for Mrs. lwis.
According to Mrs, Ptrowthcr's story, she
was assaulted Sunday evening by Mrs.
Lewis after the regular evening service
at tho Mount Moriah church. Mrs. Lewis
was president of the Women's Mission
circle until last week, when Mts. Strowther
wss elected to that office.
While walking from the church Sunday
evening, Mrs. Strowther alleges, her offi
cial predecessor moved her right list In
such a manner as to cauee an ugly abra
sion on the complainant's left eye. The
case will be heard In police court at a
later date.
The abiding faith of a mother In her two
sons and the anxiety of a small boy to
tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing
but the truth were strongly brought out In
a case heard Tuesday morning In police
Tom and John Donlon of Kill Pinkney
street were charged with disturbing the
peace by flghttyig and assaulting James
Lyons of 8412 Maple street. When the evi
dence brought out that the Donlons had
cut Lyons with a knife the police Judge
sentenced the prisoners thirty days each.
Mrs. Donlon watched the proceedings
from a rear seat and cried pitifully when
her boya were sentenced.
"They are tho best boys In the atate,"
the mother said, between her tears.
Although her son Tom tried to burn her
house dowrt a month ago, when she wss
rescued by neighbors, and notwithstanding
the other boy was going to strike her with
an axe on another occasion, she appeared
willing to forgive them ten thousand times
ten thousand.
The boy In the case was Fred Ross, a
witness to the assault. Master Ross was
told to tell his story, so he began at the
beginning of things by telling how he and
two companions got their sleds, what kind
of sleds they were, where they slid down
hill, how long their mothers allowed them
to stay out sliding, the condition of the
sliding, the length of the slide. The
hoy at length got down to the case on
trlii! and told what he knew of that.
Lew Fields, the man who recently tried
to steal one .of the Harriman railroads.
was caught In the act and sentenced by the
police judge. Is back In Jail again. Fields
Is now charged with stealing a wagon
from John Belts. The prisoner will be
arraigned before the bar popull Wednesday
Fields Is the most unique thief In the
city. He goes out for large game. Christ
mas he was charged with stealing a forty-
pound dressed pig from in front of a St.
Mary's avenue store. Several weeks ago
he was caught with a team and wagon
loading railroad rails Into the vehicle.
Now he has the theft of a large wasron
against bis name: If Fields Is at large
again tho police think they will place a
guard over the Douglas street bridge, as
they have learned Fields told a friend he
wanted a bridge to play with.
James Connors of the Windsor hotel
would have been talking yet had the po
lice judge given him any encouragement.
Connors talked Tuesday morning until the
police court room was filled with parts of
speech and punctuation marks. The man
was arraigned on the charge of vagrancy,
discharged by the police: Judge and rear
rested by Detectives Ferris and Dunn as
he was leaving the city Jail. The - de
tectives wanted to Investigate Connor's
record. He la now held as a suspicious
It was charged against the prisoner that
he has been trying doors at the Windsor
hotel at all hours of the night. Con
nors claimed other guests ut the hotel
were using his clothes and that he was
only trying to locate hla garments at
1:26 In the morning when arrested by Pa
trolman Shepherd.
Badly-Mangled Body Fonnd on Hall
road Track Karly This
Joseph Xeedham. residing at 172J High
street, waa ground to pieces by a Rock
Island train in Council Bluffs some time
during Monday night. His badly mangled
body waa found about S o'clock yesterday
ir.ornlng on the Rock Island tracks near
the Main street crossing. The body was
cut In pieces and portions were found scat
tered along the rails.
As far as Is known no one witnessed the
accident and It Is supposed that the un
fortunate man was run over while on his
way home. The discovery of the mangled
remains wss made by the crew of an in
coming passngcr train about 2 o'clock
yesterday morning, when the city authori
ties and Coroner Treynor were notified.
The body was removed to Cutler's under
taking rooms. Coroner Treyuor decided
that an Inquest was uiinccesHary and the
body will be sent this morning to Beloit,
Wis., for burial.
Xeedham was 40 years of age and un
married. He had made hla home with his
sister. Mrs. B. T. Smith at 1713 High street
for the last four years. Two other sisters,
Mrs. C. Flint of this city, and Mrs. James
L. Packard of Stevens Point, Wis., and
two brothers, John T. Xeedham of Belolt
und George Xeedham of Milwaukee survive
T"" Doaglaa tout) t'onmlaaloaers
nenaabeney Settled by De.
rlslnn mm Lsarsitrr fas.
County Commissioner Solomon received
word from Lincoln Tuesday morning that
tha supreme court has refused a rehearing
lit a case Involving the extension ut the
term of a county commissioner In Lan
caster county. The Incaster case on
whU-h rehearing was denied differs only In
una slight particular from the rase of
(.omiiilsaloners Solomon and I 're, now In
the supreme court from Uouglas county,
The effect of a denial of a rehearing will
ue 10 ronnrm Messrs. Bolomon and I re In
inetr seats, according to the report of
Assistant City Attorney Herd man. ho Is
In Lincoln representing the local commis
sioners. He reports that Fawcett & Ab
bott, who represented the appellants, prac
tically coincide with' his view.
Fred J. England and Charles K. Gould,
two Denver newspaper men, are In Oiuaha
In tbe Interest of the Press riidl-ie of
America, an enterprise organlxvd and uialn-
tslnd by newspaper men to display to the
world the relative positions of prominent
men. They pick out Ji0 men In each state
for their gallery of fame.
Partial 1. 1st Shows M ers-Olllon Com.
pany Lowest la Largest. nna
ber of Cases.
1 A partial tabulation of the l.:ds on drugs
submitted to the county commissioners, has
been made to determine which of the four
bidders Is lowest. The results so far se
cured are only on the Individual Items
and they show the Myers-Dillon Drug Co. to
be lowest on the largest number of items.
These are the figures showing the numbev
of items each bidder Is lowest oft and
the numlier on which he Is tied Willi some
other bidder: Sherman : McConnell, low
on T8, lied on 44; Myers-Dillon Drug com
pany low on WO, tied on 45; E. T. Yates low
on 6, tied on 14; Boaton .Drug company
low on 56, tied on .. Before the board
meets Suturduy another tabulation will be
made to show the amount of the total of
each bid on the basis of the amount of
each Item used last year.- These are the
figures on prescriptions: Kherman A Mc
Connell, 19 cents; Myers-Dillon Drug com
pany, cents; E. T. Yates, 1S'4 cents.
Beaton Drug company,- 19 cents. Mr. Yates,
who had the contract last year, took It
at 13V cents. In the bids which were not
accepted by the board he bid 144 cents.
For extra supplies, not included In the
specifications Sherman McConnell and
Myers-Dillon Drug company tbld S per cent
less than the wholesale price. The other
bidders bid 3 and 20 per cent above whole
sale prices respectively.-
For furnishing cement and sewer pipe
Sunderland Brothers appear to be the
lowest, their figures on sewer pine being
about 10 per cpnt higher than last year's
contract price but slightly lower than the
bids which were rejected. The Omaha Hay
and Building Supply company appear to
be lowest on sand, and C. W. Hull & Co.
on brick.
Commissioner Solomon haa found another
Item of printing In which the county has
made a substantial saving under the new
contract. An order of 5,00t deed blanks
for the register of deeds offl.;e was placed
Tuesday. Vnder the old contract price
they would have cost the county S15 per
1,000. Under the new contract the price 's
J4.75, a saving on the order of K1.25.
I'nlted States Marshal Denies Yarn
Abont mber ef Depatles
Being; Cat.
The story that two deputy marshals
were to be let out In case the Vnltcd
States supreme court decided Indians hud
the right to Introduce liquor on the reserva
tions is new to United States Marshal
Warner. He said: '.
"The first 1 have heard of It Is the an
nounncement made In a morning paper,
and so far as I know there Is nothing In It
at all. No matter what the decision may
be in the Jim Lincoln case. It will not
have the slightest effect upon the force of
the marshal's office. . There Is no prob
ability of a reduction of the force of
deputy marshals. The fact that one of the
deputy marshals Is a resident of the vi
cinity of the Indian reservations does not
make him an exclusive official for work
on the Indian reservations, ..He Is liable at
any time to be sent to; any part of the
district, and any other deputy is liable to
be sent to .the , Indian reservations to look
after federal matters there. I do not know
how or where the story,, of a reduction of
the force originated. .There Is not the
lightest foundation for 'I", rthere Is to be
tio reduction of the. for& 'of deputy mar
shals now nor at- anjr-'ttne within the
future, that we knbw'ot.J ',"
asphalt plant;.;is famous
Machine Known of In F.urope and
Uernian Writes for Job -'
as Expert.
The fame of Omaha's municipal asphalt
repair plant continues to stir up things
throughout the world. City1 Engineer Rose-
water has just received a letter from
Hcnrlch Pollmann of Essen, Germany, ap
plying for a position as asphalt expert
under the local city government. Herr
Pollman say he has had twenty-four
years' experience in the asphalt business
In the principal cities of Germany. A
friend of his in London Informed him he
understood a good job awaited a man of
Pollmann'a caliber and talents In Omaha.
Pollmnnn has long wanted to come to the
United States, so he immediately sent
a lung letter containing details regarding
his personal and professional career, the
number of his children and other creden
tials. He succeeded In getting the 'name
"Rosewater" spelled correctly, but di
rected his missive to "Omaha, Washington,
America." After taking a little Journey
to the Pacific coast the letter was re
turned to St, Paul, where the deficiency In
address was supplied. Inasmuch as the
asphalt plant force Is fully manned Herr
Pollmann's services will not be called
John tiretslnarer. Forty Tears Em
ployed by I'nlon PaclBe, Ends
.' His Enrthly Service.
John Uretxluger of 2623 Seward street, an
employ at the Union Pacific car shops for
forty years, died Tuesday morning at 2:W
o'clock from apoplexy. The funeral ser
vice will be Thursday afternoon at 2 o'cloct
and will be conducted by Hev. I,. Groh,
pastor ut St. Mark's Kvangellcul Lutheran
church. Mr. Uretxinger was 66 years of
age and came to Omaha February 14, ISMXi,
entering the service of the I'nlon Pacific
shortly afterward. As an employe of the
road he was present when the golden spike
wua driven connecting the Central and
Union Pacific al Promontory Point, I'tuh,
In the spring of IStft. Mr. Qretxiugci'
worked up to last Saturday. It had been
his custom to arise at the sound of an
alarm clock. When the alarm did not
arouse him Monday morning his family
became anxious, went to his bedside to
find him unconscious. Dr. S. K. Bpuldlnj
was summoned and pronounced the case
one of apoplexy.
Mr. Gretilnger is survived by a wife, son
and daughter.
Samuel S. Klfkley Is t.lveu Wralrt -f
Three Thousand Hollars Asalast
the Vnloa PaclSc.
The jury III the case of Samuel Kickley
against the Union Pacific- returned a ver
dict for Rickley for tf.CUO at e:3o Monday
evening after being out about two hours.
i Rirklev had brouaht suit for ItS.lXX) dam-
, resulting from personal Injuries re- !
' oelvd while in the employ of the defend
ant railroad as a niemlv of the bridge
gang near Big Springs. I'art of the der
rick, apparatus alleged to be rotten and
insecure, fell on him. causing permanent
Tbe Strangest Thlug
that could hsppen would be a esse of con
stipation that lr. King's Kew Life Pills j
wouldn't cure. Guaranteed. "Sc.' For sal i
by Sherman McConnell Drug Co. j
Senator Oilliland Resents Statements in
Letter of the GoTernor.
Senate Intends Rate Resolatlen
that Kverybody Concerned Is Kn
dnrsetl and Then It Is Passed
by Decisive Tnte.
I From a S'aff Correspondent.)
1M-:S MOIXKS. Feb. 30. -t Special. )
I Charging that the statement of Governor
Cummins In his formal announcement of
his candidacy for a third term In this
morning's palters that the railroads are
"exerting every Influence that money and
organisation can create to defeat the prl
nutrv bill" l a direct reflection on the
members of the legislature. Senator Shirley
O'llllanU of MIMk county today Introduced a
concurrent resolution calling on the gov
ernor to furnish the legislature specific
facts bearing on the assertions. The reso
lution went over till tomorrow under the
rules of the senate. After the resolution
was Introduced Senators Msytag, Garat,
irf-wls. Smith of Mitchell and Hughes, five
of the strongest Cuminlns men in the
senute, were seen and each In a general
way endorsed the resolution and talked
favorably to passing it. This attitude as
sumed by the Cummins people, when It was
supposed by Gllliland that they would op
pc se It, hns complicated the situation. The
Cummins people talk of amending the reso
lution so as to hsve testimony taken under
oath before a committee of the house nr-.d
senate. The Cummins people declare they
will "call the bluff'' of the standpatters.
Two of them asserted today to The Bee
r-'pre'entntl-e that If the governor didn't
have sufficient facts to present they had
enough themselves to bear out every as
sertion of the governor in his statement.
The Glllllnnd resolution Is as follows:
Gllllland'a Resolution.
Whereas, Governor Cummins In the ad
dress to the "republicans of Iowa." issued
in this morning's papers, makes the alarm
ing statement that the railroad corpora
tions are "exerting every ounce of strength
which money snd organization can create
to defeat the primary election bill": that
"they are hunting It to Its death with a
persistency and vlndlctlveneas I have never
seen surpassed": that "these masters of
tntrlgue who are now endeavoring, to
thwart the will of an overwhelming pro
portion of the voters of Iowa and (for this
purpose) are spending the winter In Des
Moines," and
Whereas.. The gravity of this charge -Is
such as that, If believed by the people, It
will seriously reflect on all legislators op
posed to a state-wide plurality primary, no
matter how conscientious their opposition
may be, and will lead the people to believe
that all such are being Influenced In their
action by the "exertion of every ounce of
strength which money . and organisation
can create"; now therefore be It
Resolved, by the senate, the house con
curring. Tliat In fairness to the members
of the legislature, and that only those (If
thei'M be any) who are really culpable may
be pointed out, the governor lx? asked to
communicate in writing to the legislature
such specific facts (as distinguished from
mere assertion) as to
1. How money Is being used by the rail
roads to defeat the primary bill.
2. What legislators. If any, have been the
recipients of this money.
3. Who are the "masters of intrigue thst
are spending the winter In Des Moines"
and where are they located.
Everybody la Endorsed.
After continuing for an hour the debate
of yesterday on the Weeks resolution to
memorialize congress In favor of adequate
rate legislation, the senate this morning
killed both the Jamleson amendment to give
credit In the matter to Dolllver and Hep
burn and the Smith of Mitchell amend
ment endorsing only the Ideas of Roosu-
velt on the question and then passed A
substitute by Courtrlghf thanking (lie Iowa
delegation In Washington for Its efforts
and assuring them of the appreciation of
the Iowa people. of their efforts to secure
"in effective measure, giving to the Inter
state Commerce commission power to fix.
establish and enforce reasonable Interstate
freight rates and charges, as demanded by
the president." - v
The debate was a1 rapid fire one from the
opening to Its close. The question wus
brought up by Senator Jamleson, who read
a telegram from Hepburn received this
morning stating that his bill had the en
dorsement of President Roosevelt. Sena
tor Jamleson produced' the bill Itself and
made a strong effort to defend Hepburn
and secure the credit of the legislation to
him. Saunders of Pottawattamie took the
floor long enough to say that ha waa op
posed to endorsing any particular bill
which might be changed for better or worse
before the senate resolution was passed
and printed. He read from a dispatch In
a morning paper that the president la con
ferring with advisors as to making changes
In the Hepburn bill. Crosslet ' tried to
amend by endorsing the "recommendations
of President Roosevelt as set for'h In the
bill commonly known as the Dollfver-Hep-burn
bill." There were claims that there
waa no such bill as the "Dolllver-Hepburn
bill," and then Senator Lyons, a demo
crat. got the floor. He aald there would
be time at the republican convention this
fall to discuss party matters; that he wus
opposed to taking valuable time of the
senate longer and moved the previous ques
tion. Roll calls were had on each vote,
which were all largely factional till the
Courtrlght substitute was reached. The
Crosslet amendment waa defeated, 21 to
the Jamleson amendment giving credit
to the president only, defeated, 22 to 24;
the Jamleson amendment giving credit
only to Dolllver and Hepburn, defeated
17 to 28, and the Courtrlght substitute
passed, 31 to 14.
Patrick Ordered Into Court.
NEW YORK. Feb. 20.Taklng of lestl-
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Health of American Women
A Subject Much Discussed el Women's Clubs4
The Future of a Country Depends on the
Health of Its Women. .. ...y ',
AlrxTCWfadsen Mi Met tic Hemp
At tha New York 8tt Assembly of
Mothers, n prominent New York doctor
told the 500 women present that healthy
American women were go rare as to be
almost extinct.
This seems to be a sweeping state
ment of the condition of American
women. Yet how many do you know
who sre perfectly well snd do not hare
some trouble arising" from s derange
ment of the female or (ran ism which
manifests itself In headaches, back
aches nervousness, thst bearing-down
feeling', painful or Irreg-ular periods,
pelvic catarrh, displacement of the
female organs, indigestion or sleepless
ness? There is s tried snd true remedy
for all these ailments. Lydls E. Pink
ham's Vegetable Compound has re
stored more American women to health
thsn all other remedies in the world.
It regulates, strengthens snd cures
disesses of the female organlim ns
nothing else can. for thirty years it
hss been curing the worst forms of
female complaints.
Such testimony ss the following
should be convincing.
Mrs. T. C. Willsdsen, of Manning,
Ia writes:
Dear Mrs. Finkbam:
"I can truly say that you have saved my
life and I cannot express my gratitude to you
itl words. For two years I spent lots of money
iu doctoring without any benefit for female
irrearu'aritifls and I had given up all hopes nf
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Lydia E. Plnkham's Veftetablt Compound Succeeds Where Others . Fad
for a new trial for Albert T. Patrick was
resumed today.
Mrs. Dollletn Boykln.
Inches la Height, Passes
Through Omaha.
Mrs. Dollleta Boykln, a midget twenty
eight Inches in height, .was an Interesting
passenger at the Union station Tuesday
afternoon between trains. Mrs. Boykln
was on her way from South Carolina tc
her home at Fremont. With her was her
daughter,- born five weeks ago at Green
ville, 8. C. Mrs. Boykln Is said, to be the
smallest mother .in the world.
The little woman waa born in Illinois
educated at South Omaha, where she
graduated at the high school. She met
her husband In Kansas and was marriec'
In North Carolina a year ago.
Tha baby, named Lucia Karle, was fou
and one-half pounds at birth and Is
healthy youngster. Its father Is thlrtj
five Inches In height and Is now with n.
amusement company in the south.
Mrs. Boykln will spend sonio time with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Dodd, at
Yonng Man Fined for Stealing Bugle
Charg-ed with Police Conrt
A charge of breaking and entering was
Died In police court Tuesday morning
against Frank Bailey, the yount man who
recently pleaded guilty In the federal court
and was fined 11,000 for stealing a bugle.
The police court charge against Bailey Is
that of having entered the home of Mrs.
Ida R. Johnson. i! South Slxteeenth
street, August 12. and stealing a watch,
bracelet, two rings and locket. Bulley will
be arraigned In police court when he has
served out his fine.
Kennedy lasses Temporary Injunc.
tlon at the Bequest of the
Omaha (employers.
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Judge Kennedy issued a temporary In
junction In the case brought by, the Omaha
Typothetae against the union printers
Tuesday. The "Scope of the injunction Is
not quite as broad as the restraining order
issued by Judge Sears when the case was
filed. The purpose, u general. ! to t-.
I strain the printers who were locked out
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Miss Mattie Henrr. Vice-President of
Danville Art Club, Danville. Vs. , writesi
Dear Mrs. Pinkham;
"Manv years'. suffering with female weak
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made me more anxious to die than to Urn.
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Mrs. Pinkham Invites all sick women
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Mrs. Pinkham is the daughter-in-law
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years since her advice has been freely
given to sick women. Her sdvica
and medicine hsve restored thoussnds
from committing Illegal acts, but not to la
terfere with lawful measures.
The Injunction restrains the strikers trots
using violence, threats or Intimidation
against nonunion' printers ' and ' prohibit!
persuasion tending to Induce the workmer
to break contracts already mads with theit
employers, and boycotts ' by' means e:
threats and menace. There Is no pro
vision regarding the use of labels on non
union goods, as no evidence on' this polni
wss introduced at the hearing. This In
junction will be lit force until the hearing
for a permanent injunction, which wil!
probably not be had this terpi of court
Seeoud "alt Filed by Government
Against Blehards, C'omstoek
and Harris.
A suit In equity was filed In the. United
tates circuit court Tuesday by District
attorney Goes and Special Assistant At
torney Rush on behalf of the United States
against Edward C. Harris, William G.
Comstock and Earl Comstock, for unlaw
fully enclosing 3tS.M0 acres of public lands
in Cherry county. The petition alleges the
public highways - are obstructed .by such
enclosures, and the unobstructed passage
of the United States malls from postofflce
to postofflce is Interfered with. Through
the investigations Of the secret aervc de
partment under the' direction of Captain
L. C. Wheeler, It Is ascertained tbe lands
enclosed comprise J, 440 acres of state lands,
amount embraced by filings, f.JriO acres, and
10.040 acres of public lands.
The court la asked to enjoin the the fur
ther continuance of these fences snd direct
their removal and destruction. In order that
free and unobstructed access may be bad
to and across the lands In question,. , t
Seven Cava -of hew and Baarsaans
Tanks Arrive and Mora Are
ta Ceana.
A tralnload of freight which attracted
considerable ottentlon at the Union sta
tion was seven cars of enormous Iron vats
consigned te Mets Bros, for their brewery.
These are large Iron tanks with glass
enamel on the inside to take the place ef
the large wooden vats which are used In
the cellar to rftore the.' beer white It Is
ageing. They are considered mote econom
ical and will keep the beer In better shape
than the old wooden vats. '. .