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OMAIIA t)AILY BEE: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 190G.
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HEAD nCSTliRS OF BORNEO
Missionary Telli of Lift Amon Ferociorifl
CONFERENCE OF j KETHODIST WORKERS
Hlshona Mnceat a ad Uldhaai In
At tendance and Many Ilt lasalahed
Wnrkrri Take Fart In the
' TJie opening action of th missionary
conference at th First Methodist Epis
copal church Tuet-Bay evening was greeted
with, a very larsd audience and Is the
. most remarkable assembly of Its typa
which has yet cotvened In Omaha. 'It Is
the eighth of a sanies of twelve delegated
conventions being held under the auspices
of the Methodist church. Each convention
Is a delegated bcly representing one or
more states, and the present convention
represents the st .tea of Iowa and Ne
braska. A special feature of the present
convention Is the presence of so many
bishops and the li umber of distinguished
misnlonarleB from the foreign field.
At Tuesday light's meeting Bishop
Hartsell,- who hap just returned from an
extensive tour ol
Africa, presided. The
quiet hour ' of
devotional exercise was
conducted by Hi hop Vincent of Indian
The opening adi ress was by Pr. H. L. E.
Leurfng, rulsstoiUry at Ipoh, Parah, one
of the federated Malay states. His address
was confined to personal experiences In
Alio '- missionary held of Borneo, chiefly
'.'among the head ranters of north Borneo.
Ills' first visit tot that field) In which he
worked -alone, ' wfcs among a completely
' Btrange' people wh
lose language he had to
succeeded In overcoming
. learn.. He finally
their aversion tcJ
foreigners. This was
ago, the doctor re
"Home fifteen' yea
maining among tiem for several years.
The favorite delluicy of the people was
snake, which tlier fattened In huge Jars
u .1-,, Ui h... tm . -
for, Utfcfli'.XMvn cla;s.
"'' lllman ltrud
In one of the el:
SCO. human beads
as hi principal ti
ef'n houses he counted
hith the datto valued
isures. He said:
lt was my first iiientlon to penetrate the
Interior of .north Borneo, but flood,
1 swamps mihJ impenetrable jungles reused
me to ,abtndon tli t Intention and I ob
tained permlaslon rom one of the chiefs
to build my house n sight of his own on
a mini II plain at Hie foot of a hill, the
top of which was a series of tonrus of
some of the notabl of the region. The
lopl were kind a id hospitable, and not
averse to receiving the gospel. I was as
sisted in the bulletin t of my hoiuia by some
of the people, and hue by contant asso
ciation with them I wa soon enabled to
I' in n their languuf. and found that my
best Instructors we e children. These peo
ple worrhlppcd a c. rtaln god. who. accord
ing to their belief Inhabited a mountain
about forty mile distant from my house.
They could not cori eive that it wns wrong
to kill, and it naj diflleult to make them
understand that ornmandment which says
"Thou ehalt not kill," especially In view
of the fact that w4 killed animals for food.
They thought it (no wrong- to kill their
enemies and did I so mercilessly and In
variably brought the heads to their homes
and preserved item as their greatest
treasures. They Imalnlalned that whom
ever they killed,! that soul entered their
own and made (them stronger, and the
more heada they) had (ft their credit the
liiiater and etninger they became. The
i-bief of the trlhf with' which I lived had
1 o heads hung fp In his house and took
1he utmost piirfn In them. They were
heads of men, Women and children,
Standard! Oil There Flrat.
With them war waa an eesenMal dutv
and it was difficult to make them t-oSi-prehend
that vfirlst' kingdom Is a king
dom of peace. But here let me slate that
the comaierciall kingdom bad preceded the
lrtUH klngium In thla lonely land, for
1 found that Jfihn D. Rockefeller' prior to
my time in die country had Introduced
Ma Standard Oil. and t must admit that
I wh somewhat humiliated to see that
the Standard CHI company had got Into
the country Shead of the missionaries.
Tlies people) were very, observant and
carefully watched me that I should walk
as I taught. Word waa finally sent me
from Blngapie that It would be impossi
ble to send Imp an assistant Into that
region, -and hi y superiors In the mission
ary field roiilU not reconcile themselves
" to th thought thut I should remain there
In constant danger. It waa my duly to
.. obey, tind I prepared to leave. Before
fining so I 'called on the chief who had
been, o Jtlng to py. He could not under
stand why I should go away and became
fouch Incettsed. Aa I stood la-fore him
he drew hit sword with the evident pur
pose of ad4ing my head tn. hla collection
of gruesome trophies. I was helpless lie
fore Mia, hut at that moment some ihir
Impulse seteed him and he returned bis
nord to it scabLutrd. The fierceness left
Ms eyes and he became kind ag.iln and
pleaded with me to stay. ,
Head aa aa Araanaent.
I convinced him that I couM not, but
asked him to give me one of the heads
he had that I might take It to Singapore
- to show nty people of hla prowess and the
need of the gospel to such aa he and hla
people, lit pleaded with me to send him
another infainimr. He finally told me
to take niyplck of his collection of heads,
and I cut ne down, that of a handsome
voung man iwith flowing black hair. As I
left his htule his wite, a Christian con-
ert. gave ie a sack In which to carry
the head fot fear that some of the people
would eee it aud mierht object to my tak
ing it aw&v, aa It would thua detract from
His fame am) prowess as the greatest head
hunter of Urn tribe. This head 1 brought
with me to Singapore and later to Anier
li a and have it with me here tonight.
Dr. Luerina, then unwrapped the uncanny
head from Its covering and displayed It be
fore the greai audience. It waa a gruesome
'object. The Costs had completely dried ou
the skull anq waa of a deep bronae color,
. with some of the black silken hair at ill
adhering to I he scalp. !r. LUertng left
lhe rity shortly after the lecture and will
gn to New fork and thence to his old
home in Germany for a short visit, after
which he will return to bis missionary du
ties In the Malayan peninsula.
Mlaslaaavr War la ladle.
. Bishop V. f. Oldham, who haa Just ar.
rived from tka mission fteld in India and
lhe Philippines, made bis flrat public ap
pearance and address since his return to
America. IU gave aa Interesting review
of the growti ef -the missionary work n
India an4 44erlte4 the anxlousneas with
aLlch Uie people of India a ho have come
hows nn of It beat feature In cleaning
marble or porcelain, bath-tub and sink.
It Instantly dissolve, ahaorha and carries
away rreaaa and eum that oap will not
touch and will not discolor marble a imtp
doea. H ran be used nn statuary, encaus
tic or tiling with perfect safety, restoring
It ta a freahneae and purity Impoaalble to
attain with any other preparation.
cratch ln(. Clean
ery, floor, painted
walla, tiling, mo
saic, etc., without
hard labor. Nothing-
In It to hurt
the hands, makes
them soft and
SOUTH OMAHA, NEBRASKA
under the Influence of the gospel are to
know more of tt and to receive the bless
ings of Christianity. He said:
South Asia consists of a decayed civiliza
tion. There is the aspect of an ancient
hate about India that only the revivifying
work of Christianity can dissipate. It Is
an arrested civilisation that has made no
progress In centuries. India Is not suffering
rroin a tack or religion, nut ironi an over
weighing of religion. The Hindu is a
philosopher, easy, impracticable, but at the
tame time l exquisitely loveiy in nis ro
mantic soul. They are philosophers, though
untaught. Their religious belief I that the
Individual cannot die, but Is a component
part of the eternal whole. India is ripe
for the evolution of the Qod spirit, and
India must belong to Christ, and it will
come to Christ. A new breath of the old
revival spirit I now sweeping over Iivila
irnm tne Himalayas to tne sea coast.
You cannot teach the women of Asia ex
cept through the women of the Chrlstlan
world. There were more baptisms in the
Malayan conference lost year than for any
two years previous. What we need there
is more missionaries. Sena us tne mis
sionaries; wo will build the churches.
Missions In Philippines.
Speaking of the Philippines Bishop Old
It la the mission of the United States
to lift the Filipino into that condition that
they may become a great Christian republic
of their own. The United States govern
ment is building up a school system there
that Is unparalleled in Asiatic history. In
stitutions cannot make a people; people
must make Institutions, and it is your
duty to lift these people to the level of
your institution. You are responsible to
these people and to Ood, and the American
invasion of the Orient has put a new mean
Ing into an old religion, it has been said
by those who look with aversion to our oc
cupation of the Philippines that bur mis
slon is evidently to shut the Filipinos from
one Christian church to another. We have
too much on hand there to worry much
about the antls. The great work we have
to do la to win this people to Christ, and
this wa can do with the aid of the native
Christians, and, Ood helping us, thla whole
woria Will D ncner for Christ.
Plans for Today. . .
The session will begin this morning at
8:80 o'clock. During the forenoon the sub
ject will be the home field, and addresses
will be made by 8. Karle Taylor, secretary
of the Young People's Missionary societies
Mr. Taylor soon starts on a tour around
tho world to atudy missionary conditions
among the young people of different coun
tries. Miss Snyder, will speak of home
Mr. Caldwell of Tennessee will discuss the.
missionary -work -among the poorer white
people of the aouth; Dr.- Ixigan, one of the
leading black men of Methodism In Amer
lea, will discuss the wArk among the lie
groea of the southand Rev. F. H. Sheets,
D. D., field secretary for tho west, will also
In the afternoon the subject will be for
eign missions. Dr. Wright of Rome will
speak nn Protestant missionary movements
in relation to Roman Catholicism. Vr
Smith, missionary In Burmah, will tell of
the work there. Dr. Swearer, from Corea.
will speak of that country, and Dr. Spencer,
for many years successful missionary in
Japan, will make the closing address.
Each speaker la assigned so many mln
utes and all the addresses are packed full
of Interest and details concerning the work
In different sections of the country.
In the evening the address will be deliv
ered by Bishop Hartsell and his theme will
be Africa and the work of God among its
Features of (be Convention.
The most Interesting feature of thla con
vention is a missionary exhibit of Inter
eating samples of work by the natives of
different countries. The exhibit la in the
basement of the church, and all are cor
dially welcome to see it, and at each booth
representing different countries there will
be a-omen or men who win explain the
meaning of the exhibits.
These curios have been gathered from for
eign landa and are typical of the customs
and manners of all the people with whom
the missionaries come in contact. TheV em
brace Idols, photographa, maps, all the lat
est missionary tracts, leaflets published by
the Methodist church, and are carefully
classified and mounted on cardboard. About
KiO Bibles and other religious books pub.
Ilshed In many foreign languagea show how
varied Is the wotk of the- Christian nils
On the walls are displayed scrolls, ban
Tiers, etc.. Indicative of religious customs
and maps and charta filled with missionary
Information, all prepared In different
Other Workers on Program.
Other workers who will appear on tho
Omaha program from day to day are:
Rev. David 8. Spencer, who haa been a
missionary In Japan for the past twenty
years, now on furlough. Dr. Spencer Is
at present presiding elder of the Toklo
Rev. Frederick H. Wright of ' Rome,
Italy, . who haa for many years been
leading figure in Methodist mission work
In Italy: Rev. Wilbur C. Swearer, for
seven years In the mission field and editor
of the Corea n Christian Advocate; also
Rev. Jesse I. Mclaughlin, who I one
of the pioneer missionary workers in the
Philippines and at present editor of tli4
Philippine Christian Advocate; Rev. Don
. Nichols, who was for seventeen years
a missionary in central China and now
stationed at Kiuklng. Xanchang and
Dr. F. D. Oamewell, who saved the be
sieged missionaries at Peking in 1) dur
ing the Boxer uprising, la here and Is In
charge of the "exhibit," whirh is one of
the most prominent and important fa
turea of the convention. This exhibit ex.
teuds over all the floor space of the par.
lors of the First church and will be open
every day to visitors whether they are
members of the convention or not. Idols,
curios, 1 maps, charts, periodicals and an
endless variety of other nutter la on ex
hibition and will be explained by experts
to all who care to study the exhibit.
For your pleasure the Lenten concert
has been designed. It will be given on
Thursday evening. Mr. and Mra.. Kelly
will sing a recital program and the choir
or St. Mary's will be beard In concert for
the first time. Tickets at Hoape'a. An ar-tiktK-
event fromoted by lbs Ladies' so
SOFT COAL MINERS AT WORE
Eighteen Thousand Men Back in the Pit at
INDEPENDENT OPERATORS STAND OUT
Owners Kmploylnsr Twelve Thousand
Men Hay They Will Xot la
t'le Mtaatioa la Other
PITTSBURG, April 8 With the excep
tion of ode or two points outside of the
Pittsburg district the strained situation
between operators andjr miners In the soft
coal fields of western Pennsylvania Is
hourly growing more pacific. Following the
signing of the acale yesterday demanded
by the miners the mines of the operators
who signed the scale resumed their opera
tions today, although In many Instances
With reduced forces.
In the Pittsburg district there were 18.000
miners working and 1,200 were Idle. Nearly
II of the mines of the Pittsburg Coal
company were In operation and It was ex
pected that those men who are out will
return within a day or so. It was ex
plained that, following holidays, It was
generally several days before all the men
returned to their labor. The cause of the
Idleness of the men today, however, was
Bald to be due to their failure to receive
word of the signing of the scale.
Independent Will Sot Sign.
The independent operators who met last
night and decided not to sign the scale
held another meeting tonight. The Inde
pendent operators employed between 12,000
and 14,000 men and their mines were all Idle
today and will be so until either the acale
Is signed or an agreement is reached be
tween the operators and employe.
The Independent operators were In ses
sion until almost midnight. Representatives
ef twenty operators were present, rep
resenting an annual output of 20,000,000
tons. A permanent organisation was formed
and after the meeting the following of
ficial statement was given out:
At a meeting of the Indenendent oner.
ators held tonight the position taken at the
previous meeting was reaffirmed and no
action W'S taken toward the nceentAnee
of the 1 ecale. The probable outcome of
these meetings will be the formation of
n Independent coal operators' association
or western Pennsylvania district. Those
present were absolutely unanimous against
signing the 1903 scale.
It Is announced that the independents
would 'not work their mines nonunion,
which means an entire suspension of their
It was learned tonight that the entire
nonunion field of the Allegheny valley
would continue work without Interruption.
This is In what Is known as the Freeport
Oolan Starts Tronhle.
Interest In the labor situation in the Pitts
burg district today was diverted to the dis
trict convention in this city and the attempt
of Patrick Dolai) to regain control of the
convention. The convention met to hear
the report of the tellers, the reading of
which consumed the entire day.' The result
was not announced with certainty because
of a dispute as to some of the voting en
velopes. It' was seml-officially stated, how
ever, that Frank Feehan was elected -president;
J. 8. Clark, Moon Run, vice president:
John Hurley, Arnold City, secretary-treas
urer. National executive board members
are stated to be William Uttle, A. J. Krat-
ershl, James Sheehan, William Booth, A.
L. Davis, George Black, S. A. Whtzle, Paul
Flynn, E. P. Hanaway and James Watc-
During the session of the convention
Dolun appeared In the liall ana' attempted
to preside over the convention, announcing
that he waa the only legal chairman of the
meeting. The convention was In a turmoil
when Dolan's counsel appeared and an at
tempt was made to eject hltn from the hall,
He notified the convention that they had
no legal right to remove Dolan and then
left the hall. A few minutes afterward riot
and disorder broke out again and the dele
gates clamored that Dolan be forcibly
thrown from the hall. A committee of .ten
was appointed to carry out a resolution to
this end and as the committee approached
Dolan he quietly left the hall. It Is ex
pected that Dolan will appeal to the court
tomorrow to adjudge the delegates In con
tempt of court.
Strike Conditions at Irwin.
From other districts it is announced that
few mines are operating with full forces,
the same conditions prevailing as In the
Pittsburg district. At Irwin, however, tho
nearest to an actual strike prevails. There
the men are being urged to stand fast and
told that the operators will eventually
concede the demands. At a delegate con
ventlon today a scale committee fixed a
scale which calls " for an advance of I
cents more than the scale of 1903 for pick
mining, and the operators were Invited
to a conference on April 12. The works
have been picketed in the meantime ar.d
the strikers are In an ugly mood over the
appearance of armed deputies.
At Clearfield, where the annual conven
tion of the district Is being held, the oper
ators announced today that they cannot
meet the acale committee until tomorrow.
It was reported tonight that the scale
would be signed and It Is expected that
work will be resumed in this district within
In the Johnstown district work is prac
tically at a standstill. No trouble haa
occurred at the Berwlnd-Whlte. works, al
though a number of armed guarda are on
duty. No attempt was made to interfere
with the strikers. It Is reported tonight
that the company la bringing In non
union men and evicting union miners from
A big mass meeting was held at South
Fork today and It was resolved to re-
frain from returning to work until after
the Clearfield convention takes action.
IOITHWESTERS MINES TO HtMHK
Arkansas nnd Indian Territory Ooer
atora Heady to Sign.
KANSAS CITY, April 3.-Nogotiatlons
are in progress In the various mining dis
trict ol the southwest that ar expected
to result in resumption of work by a large
number of jnen within a few days. The
officers of the) mine workers of the district
including westeru Arkansas and' Indian
When buying an infant's food,
ever mother wants a food that will
not only tide aver present troubles,
but fiva permanent results. You
want 4 food that will feed, a food that
will snake your baby grew strong, with rosy
cheeks and strong limbs. Msllin's Fowl will
o this lor ycK-t baby, aeod r a aw ssmpte
Isr yeur ety.
The OftlT Infanta Feed reeolviag
the GAi hU at C Lewis.
Gald hadal, blkest Award.
fortUnd, Ora. 1905.
UCLL1N I TOD CO.. BOSTON. MAIL
Territory, have received overtures fmm
operator with a view to signing the cl.
There Is to be a meeting of the operators
at Bouth McAleeter tomorrow, and, al
though there will be no conference with
the miner until after the meeting, there
Is every reason to believe that the op
erator of the district will sign end re-
sume work within the next few dsy.
In the Kansas fleld a rmmber of operators
are ready to sign the scale aa soon It Is
ready. A district convention to be held In
Pittsburg, Kan., next Monnay will arrange
the detail of the contract. By the mid
dle of next week It Is expected the con
tract will be signed by many operators In
the Kansas fleld. All the mines In the
southwest remain closed.
COMPLETE SlSPEtSIOS IV OHIO
District OOleera Authorised ta Sign
COIA'MBCB, O., April I. The executive
board of the Ohio Mino Workers today de
cided to permit the miners to sign contracts
with any operators who are willing to pay
the 1903 scale. The various subdlatrlct or
ganisations will prepare agreement based
on the 1903 scale, adjusted to meet changes
In conditions since the scale was drafted,
which will be presented to those operators
who are willing to sign contracts. Merlin-
of the miners of the subdtstrlcts will be
held for this purpose and there will be
about eighteen In all of these meetings.
The first will be held at Athens next Fri
day and will comprise the miner of the
Hocking valley. The wages paid in the
Hocking valley have for years been the
basis for all state agreements, and or this
reason the scale for these mines will be
adjusted first. The operators of the Hock
ing valley will meet at Athens next Monday
and a joint conference will be held. The
position which the operators take in that
conference will have much to do with de
termining the action of the operators In the
other districts of Ohio.
As there are great quantities of coal
stored and there is no pressing necessity for
tho operation of many of the mines, It may
be thirty days before contracts are ready In
all of the subdlstricts. There is a complete
suspension of work In the mines of the
Horace L. Chapman, one of the members
of the bituminous operators' advisory
board,, said today that he had been In
communication with the leading operators
of Illinois, Indiana and eastern Ohio and
all of them would continue Arm In oppo
sition to the miners' demands.
The operators, who are opposed to pay
ing any advance In the mining scale, have
appointed a joint advisory board consisting
of two members from eacn state. No new
action la to be taken in the matter of a
settlement of the mining question by any
atate without consultation through this
Its members for Ohio are: John H. Win
der and H. I Chapman of Columbus; In
diana. J. C. Koslem of Terre Haute and
A. M. Ogle of Indianapolis: Illinois, A. J.
Moorhead of St. Louis, and H. N. Taylor
of Chicago: Pennsylvania, George A. Ma
goon and J. T. M. Stoneroad of Pittsburg.
WARM TIME IX IOWA MEETING
Dispatr Over Pay of Emergency Mea
Nearly t'aasea -m Rnptnre.
DE8 MOINES, April 3. A rupture In
the Joint conference of the United Mine
Workers and operators of Iowa . division
was narrowly averted here today In . a
clash over the pay ef the emergency men
on service In the mines during the shut
down pending an agreement or disagree
ment on the wage scale. The miners in
sisted that tho emergency; men were only
wanted temporarily and that they should
be taken out . tonlgUtu U. the , operators
would not consent o-pay them the 1903
scale. The operators' refused. In the heat
of discussion President 'White of the Mine
Workers, who Just reached the city from
Indianapolis, came to the rescue by an
nouncing that the emergency men should
remain in the mine during the negotia
tions with the understanding that they
should receive the scale to be fixed by the
Joint scale committee which meets tomor
row. This was finally agreed to by the
operatora and minera. The final decision
regarding the scale will be reported prior
to April IS according to statements made
by the leaders today.
EIGHTEEN INDIANA MIXES R ESI. ME
Indications that Larttr Operators
Will Stand Oat for Some Time.
TERRE HAl'TE, Ind., April S.-It was
announced at the district headquarters of
the United Mine Workers of America to
day that eighteen coal companies have
agreed to sign the 1903 scale and resume
operations at once. It Is the belief at
headquarters that the operatora of the
larger mines will hold out until the last
At Petersburg three operators have
signed the 1903 scale and the Carbon and
Aberdeen mines resumed operations this
morning. District President Wellington
O'Connor of the mine workers today signed
the 1903 scale with the operators of the
five mines in this region. The mines af
fected are the Crescent, Worsham-New-
hurgK i:ansville Sunny side and Dln
mond. NEITHER SIDE YIELDS
(Continued from First Page.)
attempts in any part of the region to
operate the collieries.
Reports from Bcranton are to the effect
that the Delaware A Hudson and the
Erie companies are making preparations
to resume at soon as possible. A number
of men have been engaged at the mlnea
of these companies ostensibly for guard
duty. In this city the Delaware & Hudson
company has opened two offices for the
purpose of employing guards and laborers
In and about the mine. The railroad
campanies have laid off a number of coal
ciaws and telegraph operatora In various
sections, but those suspended. It Is said,
have been requested not to leave the re.
gion, Indicating according to the miners
that au early resumption Is anticipated.
The Reading company has stored at Read
ing about 122.00U tona of bituminous coal
and la reported to have stored at landing
ville, A bra me and other places about
1,750,000 tons of anthracite.
Several minor disturbances occurred dur
ing the day near Wllkesbarre. The com
panies of the state police again patrolled
the roads In the vicinity of the collieries
and reported that good order prevailed.
Systematic steps were taken today by
the Philadelphia & Reading Coal and Iron
company to learn definitely where hard
coal la needed for Immediate consumption
and In what quantities. The company has
created for Itself an information bureau
whli h will be continued during the cessa
tion of mining operations. The coal agenta
of the company will furnish the executive
offtVes with "daily coal neod" schedules.
An official of the company outlined the con
dition aa follows:
The seven big anthracite companies have
In stock nearly Iimiuu.OuO tona of coal.
This means that there la availalile for
distribution ample roal to supply all actual
needs now and for several months to come.
The companies have agreed upon a sale
policy at prices which have obtained dur
ing the winter and are determined to pre
vent.speculation. as there is no Justification
for an advance In retail prlcea. ,
Thia arrangement is said to be umtalis
factory to the retailers and today at a
meeting of the Philadelphia Coal exchange
a committee waa appointed to cooler with
the big coal companies.
A NEW MAT FOR
You will want new neckwear to go with your
Easter clothes. Out Easter neckwear for men is
piling In so fast we havn't room to show half of them.
Buy your neckwear here you have 3 to 1 to select
from. More variety than the regular haberdasher.
Our 45c quality Is equal to their 75c; our 25c grades
are equal to their 50c
. 15th St.
AFFAIRS AT SODTH OMAHA
Large Delegation from Ixchange Going to
Bouth Dakota Stock Convention.
LIVELY TIMES PROMISED TO THEM
Men Mho Have OKIces In Kxchange
Petition to Have Peddiera and
Solicitors Barred from
A large delegation of the Bouth Omaha
commission men will leave Monday after
noon In a special car to attend the ses
sion of the Western Bouth Dakota Stock
Growers' association, which are to be held
at Rapid City next week. The full num
ber which can be accommodated has al
ready promised to go and all the arrange
ments have been made. They will have
their headquarters during the stay at
the Harney hotel. It la expected that the
delegation will be one of great benefit to
this market for the reason that such a
wide district of the country will be rep
resented. There are to be many novel
features by way of entertainment, one of
the most realistic being a wild west ba'.
tle between the Indians and 'the freight
ers, such as often occurred In early days.
The spectators are all to be located on a
high hill from which they 'can watch the
whole plain below whore the battle is
. Xew Polish Lodge.'
A new lodge, the Polish Catholic Knights,
was organised last Sunday afternoon.
There was a large number of young men
who entered as. charter member. It Is
expected that In the near future the lodge
members will be furnUhed with a full .re
galia and will hold meeting regularly.
The following officers were elected: Preal
dent, Frank I.' Madura; vice president; Jo
seph Labeds; recording secretary, John
Zymula; corresponding aecretary, Jacob
Eempek; treasurer, Joseph Vodek; trustees,
W. Otagoskl and J. Lzabawskl; sergeant-at-arms,
Frank Fllipawlcs: captain of the
drill team, William J. LzaWryk.
Move Aaalaat Solicitors.
A petition wa presented to the hoard
of director of the Uve 8tock exchange
yesterday afternoon asking that the In
fluence of the exchange be used with the
Stock Tarda company to require that all
peddlers, solicitors and professional graft
er be required to secure a permit from the
company before they should be allowed to
canvass the buildings or the grounds. It
Is hoped that this will abate the rapidly
growing nuisance of this sort. Of late
there has been scarcely a day when there
are not from six to twenty annoying and
persistent solicitors golbg from office to
office in the Exchange building. Most
of them have a Hue of the most worthless
articles to dispose of. Many, are beggara
pure and simple. The commission men are
exceedingly tired of the annoyance.
Improvements at Hammond Plant.
A new flag pole waa raised on top of
the National racking company's building,
formerly the Hammond plant. The Im
provements to the bulldlns Itself have
been progressing in a hatlsfsctory manner.
The walls on the sides of the building
have been raised half a story to bring
the slope of the roofs to one angle. The
retlmbering and refloorfug of the Interior
is progressing rapidly, though there is
much to be done yet. The foundations
of the walls of the power house are near
.Maa)le City Uoaaip.
T. C. Marsh returned yesterday from a
visit to West Bide, la.
The meeting of the Women's auxiliary of
the Young Men's C'hrlxiian asoclatlun post
poned the election of officers to a later
date yesterday afternoon.
A son of O. I... Clark from Dea Moines,
la., is visiting him.
The Young People's Society of Christian
Kndeavor of the First Presbyterian church
met with Miss Mabel Reed last evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Otterman leave Thursday
for Pasadena. Cal.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles N. Gibson left yes
terday for Seattle, Wash.
Edward Raker and wife. Twenty-first and
F streets, are grieving over tin death of
their baby, which occurred early yesterday
Harry Smith reports the birth of a eon.
Mr. Smith lives at 1522 Y afreet.
Work on the Country club grounds be
gan m earnest yesterday, the building will
be begun before the tenth of April.
Hot Ashe Start Kire.
I-lve roal among ashes dropped Into bar
rels In the baxemeiit of the Westera Elec
trical company's store at U1J Karnam street
Were the cauve of a slight blaze shortly
after I o'clock last night. Several wooden
L5o AttLi 5Lm1i JS-tLi uLn,
G aaj oiti a coat. sane.
ciutTT, ntseo ee.
That's What You Need!
Have Four New Candidates iWr.TK
STETSON HATS, $3.50
98 Dl'frant Styles
NEW L0NGW0RTH, $2.00
100 Different Styles
Easter Furnishings for
barrel filled with ahen stood eld by side
near the furnace, while considerable highly
Inflammable rubbish wa near at hand, no
only the prompt work of the nre depart
ment prevented the communication of the
flames to the upper floor. A It was, the
damage will be entirely from smoke.
HOME TO BE DIVIDED, TOO
Mayor Moore' Residence Goes in
vrltn ' Remainder of Hi
The will of the late Mayor Moores made
no disposition of the residence property on
South Eighteenth street which he occupied
st the time of his death. It was errone
ously stated he had left this to hi eldest
daughter. Other real estate belonging to
the estate wa transferred to the wife and
children Jilst before hi death, but the
home property Is left undisposed of and be
longs to that part of the estate which In to
be divided equally among the four heirs.
Announcements of the Theater.
"Hermann the Great" la proving one ot
the most Interesting and delightful cards
In magic that ha ever been seen at the
Orpheum. The average spectator is left
In a bewildered mood by the famous magi
cian, who tells them "the closer"you watch,
the less you know." Every detail of his
occult art I carried out cleverly. The
stage settings are elaborate and well
timed to add an atmosphere of the occult
to the Illusions and legerdemain. On
Thursday s matinee will be given.
"When the World Sleeps," a sensational
melodrama from the Joint work of Lang
don McCormick and Lawrence Marston,
comes to the Krug Thursday, April 5. The
production Is said to be one of rare soenlc
splendor and the story I one that is brim
ful with startling and well worked out
Theater-goers who fancy the lighter form
of entertainment with Its accompaniment
of catchy muslo, handsome scenery, won
derful stage light effects and a stage filled
with a kaleldescoplc mass of brilliant cos
tumes will doubtless find much to enjoy In
"The Duke of Duluth," which will open
at the Krug theater April U. This offering
Is'ort the musical comedy order, with that
popular laughmaker, Nat M. Wills, as the
bright particular star.
DIAMONDS Edholm, 16th and Harney.
Man Who Playa with Bones.
Ellis Whitman, a young man from' New
York City, known ns the "Human Rattle
box" because of his ability to throw many
bones of his body out of place and back
again aa easily as most people would cross
8TATE OF NEBRASKA, OFFICE OF AUDITOR OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS.
LINCOLN, February 1, 9og.
IT IS HEREBY CERTIFIED. That tho American Credit Idemnity Company
of New York, in the state of New York, has complied with the Insurance law
of this State, applicable to such companies, and Is therefore authorised to
continue the business of Credit Insurance In this State for the current year
ending January 81st, lfKff.
Summary of report -filed for the year ending December 31st, lfKjfi.
All other sources 6T.7L'2.&2
Paid policy holders...
All other pnyment..
Unpaid iaini and expense
All other liabilities
t'l.pital stork paid up
Surplus beyond capital stock and other liabilities..
Witness my hand and the seal of the Auditor of Public Accounts the day
and year first above written.
K. M. BEARLE. JR.;
(Seal.) Auditor of Public Accounts.
JOHN L. PIERCE, Deputy
THE AMERICAN CREDIT-INDEMNITY, CO,
OF NKW YOIIK. .
mri Broadway, Xevc York City. Broadway and Locust Kt., Kt. iuuis, Mo.
K. H. WK.ATllHKLKY, General Agent,
101 McCafue Building,
The trl!) can be made
It tannoi but be pleasurable te" U how'
There's most to see .Ion, the shortest VoJ Wh''
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Tho celebrated "Nebraska Special" shirts. Every
one bearing our label. We charge a dollar for this
grade. They're better than the ordinary $1.25 shirts
and being made specially for us. You'll find them
here and nowhere ele, made of the fl
prettiest madras, in neat, new styles, I llfi
all sires, at eW
We have finer grades at $1.60, 1.75 and up to
$2.50. Every one full value for your money.
at 15tK St.
their Hngers, will give demonstration to
day at medical collegea In Omaha. The
young man gives a demonstration bv wblch
he says he dislocate hi heart, and he hs
lettera fmm physicians testifying to the
fact. "I wa born that way," i hi only
explanation for hi phenomena. He says
he sold hi body to a Philadelphia physltisn
and then outlived the doctor.
CARPENTER HURT BY FALL
Albert Lnrsen Plnngea from Second
to First Floor, bnt Eacnprs
Albert, Larsen, a carpenter working on
the remodeling of the Patterson building.
Seventeenth and Douglas streets, fell
through a stairway from the second to flm
floor. Tuesday morning .and . sustained a
sprained wrist and several body bruise.
At first It was believed the' mfcu had been
seriously Injured, but upon examination at
Wise Memorial hospital it was. learned tho
moil's Injuries were not of a severe nature.
I&rsen waa taking out a stairway when
he fell. The workman resides at 27 North
Twenty-fifth avrnuo and Is single .
t'hrlatlan Science Lertnre.
A lecture on Christian Science by Rev.
Arthur R. Vosburg, C. 8. B., will be deliv
ered at Boyd's theater Friday evening,
April , at 8 o'clock. This lecture will af
ford a delightful opportunity to hear an
entertaining, as well a a correct exposi
tion of Christian Science. Th lecture la
It la for you that the Ladles' society of
St. Mary's Avenue Congregational .church
are directing the Lenten concert on Thurs
day evening. They have engaged Mr. and
Mra. Kelly In song recital and the choir
of St. Mary's In choral masterpieces. Tilt
expenses are .large; the .admission Is but
$1 (reserved section) . or 75 cents (unre
served). Tickets at Hospe's, from the
Indies' society or at the door.
Uo to evv York. on. the Lehigh.
Double track scenic highway. Connects
at Buffalo or Niagara Falls with all lines
from tho west.
Write passenger department, Lehigh Val
ley R. It., SI South Clark St., Chicago, 111.
, APRIL BIRTHdTOfrES-Edholm, Jeweler
The following marriage license was Is
Name and Residence. Amp.
Charles Campbell. Omaha SJ
Jennie Constant Ine, Omaha a.'
Public school are not In session this
week, the ieriod being tlist of the regular
spring vacation. No examination or -promotions
are made at this time.
. MM, Ml
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Omaha, . Nebraska.
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