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THE OMAHA SUKDAT BEE: JULY 22, 1906.
TIMELY REAL ESTATE TALK
Epsculation Still BifeaatoLot at Sixteenth
and Ears j.
GEORGE & CO. REFUSE TO GIVE IP
The? Mad On Tangible Proeoaltlva,
te Ereet nellelaa; h Halt te
ctl Other Half for Aa
Big Buildings That Are Bringing Lower Farnam Street to the Front
SETTLERS HELP NORTHWEST
Hew Banohors, Under Einkaid Act, Intro
duce Creamery Business Into Country,
LAfiGE RANGERS HURT BY RECENT EVENT3
EdMorWelles at Hooker County gayo
Cattle Interests Are la Bi
Shape aa Itttaalt et v
erniaenf B tdmnw.
Naturally moufh, rPla walking down
Couth ELatreath itreet, as thxy note the
Bennett store, tba Iluelart4 block, the
Wbtcr-undarland building- and the Her
Grand hotel, look at the Vacant ground
at the eoatheairt corner ef Bixteenth and
Homey, and Wonder what will be done
there. It would be a line site fur a largo
building, tbejr lay, from time to time
rumor have' been circulated .onoernlng
Defoliation under way and the subse
quent erection of a large atore building.
Aa a matter of faot theae rumors have
often been true, but the ownnrs are not
80 anxious to dispose of the property un
less they get their own price, and con
sequently all negotiations so far have
fallen through. C. C. George of George
at Co., who have the agency for the prop
erty, says his clients are not anxious to
sell, for they realise the property Is In
creasing in value yearly. They have made
one standing proposition, however, that
Is to erect a building on half the ground,
If they can sell the other half, with the
stipulation that the purchasers erect a
building equally as good. Two building,
similar In slse and construction, weuld
have the appearance of one large struo
tura covering the whole lot.
"A real estate man has to be watching
out all the time for men who are trying
to get the beet of htm," said one of that
fraternity the other day, as he hung up
the receiver of his telephone, "That mart
to whom I was talking Just now wants
to know all about a certain piece of prop
erty, price, and so forth, but will not tell
his name. He says ho doeim't cars to
have his name known, because he doesn't
like to have real estate agents after htm
all the time. I told him I couldn't be
confidential with him unless he would, be
confidential with me. How am I to know
that It Isn't another real estate man who
wants to get all the Information X have,
to use In getting ahead of me on a salsT
I don't know, so I have to be still.
"There are really people, though, who
are looking around to buy property and
who call up by telephone and will not
give their names. That Is beoause, as
they say, they do not want us running
"I am of the opinion the business. In
Omaha has reached a more ethloal busts
than that on which it stood some years
ago," said another. "There was a time lit
this city when every agent was ready tu
butt In ahead of any other agont and mSfce
a sale, no matter what previous claims the
other man may have had on the proppecttve
buyer. That Is a common state of affairs
In the' new towns of the west, where bust
ness life Is strenuous and hundreds of sot
oalled real estate men come and flourish
for a brief while and then pass out Of
sight, but It oughtn't to be that way In a
' community like Omaha, where everybody
has been long established. In former days
it was Imperative that a real estate man
should never drop a word about his b unt
il ess before other men of his kind for fear
they would get the sale away from him.
That happens occasionally now, of course
but the frequency Is constantly diminish
log. Generally speaking, the realty men
are disposed to keep their hands oft until
the man who discovers the client finds that
he cannot make a sale,"
The sister city of Couth Omaha keeps
growing In slse and In extent of oom
merclal Interest. Very frequently some real
estate deal Is announced which means the
establishment of a new industry or the ex
pension of an old one. The lost such trans
action was the purchase of the old Central
hotel property at M street and Commercial
avenue by Frank Vaclcek from the Kr
ringer estate. Mr. Vacicok has a factory
which makes overcoats, robes and rugs
from furs and sheep pelts. Last Season's
output was prepared at South Omaha for
the making, but was sent to Cedar Rapids,
la., to be finished. As the business of last
year, which was the first, was rery profit
able, Mr. Vaclcek has secured a larger
building and will secure the needed ap.
pllances to finish his product at home. The
new factory la a three-story and basement
brick building 78x60 feet.
It was a few years ago that George
Francis Train's famous old hotel, the Cos
sen's house, at Ninth and Harney streets,
was destroyed. Even the basement hole
is not there now, for In Its place Is the
immense excavation for a large modern
building. In a few months cltlaons can
point to the Carpenter Paper compuny's
seven-story warehouse, in dimensions UQx
132 feet, and say, "Where that big fireproof
building stands, the whims at George fran
ela Train. In the" early days of Omaha,
ercrUd a big hotel In the short space of
time of six months. TrIn and the hotel
have both passed from sight, but Omaha's
Jobbing district will continue to grow
around the historic spot."
W. Farnam Smith A Co. have platted a
tract of ground at Twenty-fifth avenue
and Spencer streets, comprising sixteen
lots, and will place It on the market soon.
It will be known as Smith's subdivision
to Glese's addition. The property will be
Tooth Talk No. 52
Tbere is no causa for dread
ing a modern dental opera
tion when performed by a
dentist who Is In sympathy
with bis patient.
By exorcising the most ex
treme care, In addition to
using the helps which mod
ern oclenco has recently con
tributed to the relief of
dental pain, I am able to
make alwoet every operation
entirely free from pain, and
absolutely freo from tho old
time dental discomforts.
I study the temperaments
of tuy patients, and try to
treat them In the most logi
Tho result is that persons
posaesulng an tiUeur.j' nerv
ous temperament, and who
cannot receive dental treat
ment without some dtacom
I fort, are treated by mo more
successfully than they have
ever been by those wkn did
not as tho extreme care
and delicacy of sk.ru neces
sary in snch caaea. Of ccorse.
If your teeth are not semaftfro
painless methods do not la
te reat yon.
Crown aad Bridge Work a
s-pecialty. I suaia no charge
for oiamtnatloa aad advtce.
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WOIIK ON M. E. SMITU
Improved with sewer, sidewalk and Irees
before being ottered for sale.
W. . Farnam Smith & Co. report the fol
lowing sales for the week: Lot on Fowler
avenue, between the boulevard and Twen
ty-second street, George Warren Bmlth to
Arthur F. Cook, who will build a home;
the lot adjoining, George Warren Smith to
Charles A. Hanson; house and lot at 2439
Templcton, Charles Klckush to Nellie
Gretslnger, for a home; two houses at
2906 and a)8 Lake street, W. Farnam Smith,
trustee, to I. V. Petersen; lot On Thirty-
fifth street, Just south of pavenport, W.
Farnam Bmlth, trustee, to Susan B. Barnes.
Three nice residences have been bought
recently through the Byron Reed company.
One wns the home of Arthur Remington
at Fortieth and Harney streets, which was
bought by Congressman John L. Kennedy
for something above 113,000. The other two
were houses built by tho Byron Reed com
pany on Harney street between Thirty
third and Thirty-fourth streets. One was
taken by R. F. Kloke for $7,000 and the
other by Dr. J. C. Colt of Missouri Valley
The house bought by R. F. Kloke stands
at 3321 Harney. It is unique because its
second Btory is of cement construction on
wire lath. Tho number of houses In Omaha
so built Is said to be small, but those who
have tried the cement like it.
The West Farnam garage district will be
extended, or rather, a new one will bo
established. Cara E. Curtis hss bought a
lot on tho south side of Farnam street,
west of Twenty-eighth, and promises to
build a garage ther3, which she will lease.
The man who will conduct the new busi
ness has not made his Identity known to
the public and even the other automobile
men do not know who he la.
PIRATES 0FTHE RED SEA
Tried to Board m Stena FrelgTbtor, bat
the Ship Wouldn't Watt
The steam freighter Clan MacLachlan,
which got Into New Tork on Wednesday
f from Calcutta and the east, has besides
her million dollar cargo a crew of men
who are happy to think that they are not
now lying at the bottom of the Red sea,
victims of dork brown pirates In that en
carnadlzed water. The captain and the
second officer aay they were attacked by
an Arab dhow loaded with fifty odd armed
men who approached under pretext of
being out of water and who tried to catch
the freighter with a grappling Iron. The
pirates never did get aboard, because an
alert sailor cast off the hook and the engi
neer made all steam ahead. The general
appearance and armament of the Araba
was so wicked that Captain Dray was very
glad when the dhow was left far behind.
Blnce Blackbeard, Teach and Captain
Kldd, among others, were swung in chains
on Execution Dock or elsewhere and the
Barbary pirates were welcomed with shot
and shall everywhere they tried to come
In the gentle art of pirating has decayed.
If the crew of the Clan MacLachlan had
been In any other frame of mind they
might have viewed their Red sea visitors
In the light of Interesting survivals, but
the . survival of the fittest was more Im
portant to them. Therefore they oame
The freighter passed' through the Strait
of Bab-el-Mandeb on June 6. A dhow, of
the familiar decklesa pattern, with big
lateen sail, was sighted bearing down from
the northwest. The dhow flew the British
flag. When It was about a mile away It
sent a bucket up to the masthead as a
sign that water was needed. Captain Qray
did not like the cut of ber Jib, probably
beoause she hadn't any, but he stopped
the MacLachlan and waited for the small
boat to get within hailing distance.
1 gave notice not to come any nearer,
but to send a small boat if they wanted
water," said the captain. "They did It.
The little boat they sent out was a
cranky thing, and It took a long time for
the helmsman to get anywhere near us.
All the time I took notice that the dhow
was coming up on the port side. Finally
I went over and veiled to them to sheer
off. They paid no attention. I got a look
down below. There were fifty Arabs in
the boat, If there was one, and armed to
"Just then alp cornea a grappling Iron
whiuing over the port ralL One of the
nien grabbed It and chucked It back to
them. They had a dosen guns all pointed
at him, but they seemed afraid to use them.
Just then their sail Jibed and some of them
had to tend to that. I gave the order to
get going, and we left the pirates as fast
as ever we could. Maybe they were only
mild pirates, but I wouldn't like to have
to chance their being mild."
Becund Officer Toung said that within
the last Ave years three ships have gone
ashore on the Arabian coast. They were
set on by the natives and looted and many
of the crew killed. One was Orrman and
two British. Tbe crew of one of the
British shine saved them serves by playtng
steam from a fire hose on the assailants.
New Tork Sun.
P0ST0FFICE JORCE LARGER
iz Clerks and Tw Lahwvers Are
lUrwel hy the Faataaaate
Postmaster Palmer has been advised by
the postmaster general that six more clerks
and twe additional laborers are to be ap
pelated to the Omaha postoffice. This win
brine' tbe working force of the Omaha
offkra up U M porscma. The need ef this
adarthmal help has Wen argent, owtoor to
the rapid increase of work la the office.
BUILDINGS AT CORNER OF fUKTEL
LIFE AMONG TEE REFUGEES
Conditions of the Foot gad Homeless in
Belief Camps of Eui Fmciico,
INCOMPETENTS HANDLE NATION'S B0UN1Y
Old Ways and Old Times BrUtllnyc on
the Fringe of the Ilolnn Housing
the People Relics of the
Constance Dean, a woman member of the
Ban Francisco Call staff, disguised as a
refugee, lived for a week among the poor
and homeless In the relief camp In Golden
Gate park. The purpose of the assign
ment was to obtain at first hand knowledge
of the conditions under which tho victims
of public calamity lived, how their needs
were supplied, and, particularly, how tho
bounty of generous people was dispensed
among those for whom It was contributed.
The knowledge thus obtained, consisting
Of personal experiences, interviews with
refugees, methods of distribution of relief,
the hardships endured by thoe whose
pride or physical weakness keep them
away from the crowd Jostling for a crumb,
and the apparent plenty of the strong nnd
nervy, fills two pages of the Call. To
fully appreciate the conclusions of the
Call's representative it must be remem
bered that the bureau of relief has a stnff
of well paid officials, the pay roll approxi
mating $100,000 a month, and should render
service reasonably free from complaint.
Mrs. Dean found the contrary to be the
case. "As to my personal experience," she
writes, "I will stop only to say that, ad
mitted Into the park as a needy soul who
had no place to sleep, I was unable to ob
tain any bedding for three days, although
It was definitely understood that I had no
home. There simply was no bedding to be
bad. I come back from my life as a
refugee In Golden Gate park camp (said
to be one of the best In the city) burning
with indignation at the outrages which
conditions there heap upon the people's
proteges, and return with this message to
the thousands who have freely given to
their Worthy fellow citizens on whom fate
laid a heavy hand lust April.
Nea;leet nnd Mismanagement.
'Though there are murmurlngs about
'leaks' and steals, I found no evident at
tempt to swindle, no willful neglect, but a
mismanagement so woefully apparent that
the least complaining, longest suffering cry
out against It. I saw women, many obvi
ously delicate, standing In line for days
like patient dogs to crave a few household
lndlspenslbles. I discovered families who
had slept on boards since the disaster. I
oame upon shy and proud eouls, whose little
all the flames had devoured, subsisting as
best they could, unwilling to ask for what
north, south, east and west had meant
should be freely bestowed, because they
must take the attitude of beggars to attain
their desires. Many unsuspecting follow
refugees told me of favoritism shown by
those in charge of the warehouses to
friends In the camp; of new, desirable
clothing lavishly bestowed on those with
out proper papers, while patient waiters
In the ever-present line produced their
countersigned orders in vain." Mrs. Dean
says the solution for this shameful condi
tion Is "forcible, honest executive officials,
and plenty of them, and a speedy arrange
ment of a system by which the conoentra
dos can obtain needed supplies as readily
and simply as they would moke a purchase
in a public store. In short, for the Solu
tion of the refugee camp mix-up we want
brainy, experienced business men, and not
mere enthusiasts, whether of the well-in
tentioned or the Job-chasing order."
Bachelor After Baby Clothes.
How did the Alameda man get wise on
the subject of layettes T
inats easy. According to the Call, he
sought out a department store and snooped
around for a pattern department, and
catching the eye of a likely looking girl
with a helpful smile he confessed his er
rana patterns ior everything for a new
"All right, sir; hers you are. Here's the
pretty little slip, and one for the petticoat
and the shirt and the bands. Of courre,
you'll need one for the"
These details were getting on his nerves,
aad the bachelor gasped In a whisper:
"Give me fifty of each and let me get out
of here auick."
Fifty of each?" gasped the girl. "Fifty r
NEW WISE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
pniMB mu IMf
W4e I mh frM:
The accompanying Illustration shows the
Wise Memorial hospital now under eon-
troctkm at Twenty-fourth avenue and
Earner street. The etructure will be fire-
oof, twe steriee and basement, KCxlSt
feet, and wffl coot tao.OOO, It will be eonv
pleted in M ember.
The ITIse Memertal hoeprtal wIU be one
ef the meet medero, in t&a eeuntry and
iea.aJrse with the vary latest devices far
a. tan -..r-
"That's what I ordered," said the peni
tent, loftily. "And where is the Cambridge
"Don't yon mean tbe cambric depart
"Tea yea. Two hundred yards, please.
And the same of cricket flanncL"
Now was the maid stumped.
"Cricket flannel? Oh, I know what you
want. You want tennis flannel," laughed
the maid, and then tbe cash boys gut busy
"Looks good when these Mormons get
to trading In San Franclnco," said the girl
to herself, having a business training.
On the following day two big bundles
were dropped at the door of the bachelor
prince, whom nature had obviously In
tended for nobler uses. Before night fifty
notes had been sent to fifty women friends
to "run In and see about building some
And they came as women will at the beck
of the bachelor, and they praised him and
glorified him. But when he produced the
patterns they fell upon his neck and wept
that such a noble work of God should have
got past them. '
Nobody knows but Mrs. A. W. Bcott,
head of the California club relief committee,
to whom the wee things were promised.
She refers to him as "that angel of light,"
and feels that ho has made partial amends
for side-stepping the obligations that matri
mony entallB has placated his conscience
Mass of Molten Coin.
One of the most Interesting relics of the
conflagration to be found anywhere In San
FranclHco, and one that represents a loss of
many thousands of dollars to the United
railroads, consists of various masses of
melted coin that the street railway com
pany recovered from Its safes In the Rlalto
The blackened manses of precious metal
are now stored In the office of Thornwell
Mullally, aBSlstant to tho president, at Oak
and Broderlck streets, and afford an object
of much curiosity to visitors. Just what
will be done with the melted coin Is a
problem that Is worrying the officers and
directors of the company. Mullally Is hope
ful that tho Treasury department can be
1nriiirt.il tn mnke noino riilinir that will en
able the company to recover something like
the coin value of the money. Otherwise,
should the company succeed In recovering
only the bullion value. It will suffer a loss
of many thousands of dollars.
The company's loss through tho melting
of silver coin greatly exceeds any similar
loss by any other institution In the city.
Much of the silver and small change In cir
culation finds Its way Into the coffers of
the street railway company during the
month, and at the time of the fire the
United railroads had many thousands of
dollars in silver dollars, halves, quarters,
dimes and nickels In the safes of Treasurer
Starr, on the eighth floor of the Rlalto
building. All the gold coin In the treas
urer's office, contained In a separate safe.
escaped unharmed, but the silver Is unrec
It consists of a small truck load of black
ened inoBses of metal Irregular In shape.
Various metals are fused in the melted
masses of coin, so that the company will
rrobably be put to the expense of having
them melted and refined.' Treasurer Starr
says that silver, nickel, copper and Iron In
unknown quantities are present In the big
hunks of metal, the copper coming from
the melted 1-cent pieces and the iron from
the boxes In which the rolls of coin were
Housing; the People.
"For the present San Francisco Is doing
very well," says the Chronicle. "There is
work at good wages for all manual workers,
althought some skilled mechanics cannot
yet work at their trades until buildings and
machinery can be provided. Those of
other classes are, for the most part, either
at work In this city or have otherwise pro
vided for themselves. There are, of course,
and for a long time to come there will re
main, an unusual number of those sctually
dependent on charity, but the necessity for
wholesale relief Is nearly past.
"But, In order that employment for all
shall continue, there must be homes for
all the employed, and how they are to be
got by next winter Is a most serious prob
lem. "Various methods hsve been suggested.
All that can be accomplished by all these
methods will be necessary If the business
of this city is not to get a serious setback
when the rains come. This is not the
only place where work Is to be had, and it
has been represented to the finance com
the care of the sick.
The Institution was founded by the late
Mr- 1 I Ilrandeis, who held the office of
n 'he association until
K. .... m 1 aw, J - L .11. ' "
ceeded by her son, A. D. Iirandeis.
The fund for the present building was
started by a tl&000 subscription by Mr.
BchilmmcT of Weverty, Ia and the re
main tag r45,MS was made C la Omaha, by
WORK ON TELEPHONE DUILDINO AT
mittee by those familiar with the labor
situation that unless homes are provided
many of those now at work in this city will
take the money which they are. now saving
to carry them eluewhere when bad weather
comes on. Upon these representations, and
upon his own knowledge of the situation,
M. II. De Toung, as a member of the
finance committee, proposed to donate to
any worklngman owning a lot one-third
the value of a house to be erected on that
lot, the donation not. In any case, to exceed
1600. The suggestion comnrended Itself
to the other members of the committee and
it was adopted. The men whom It Is most
Important to retain In this city are the
thrifty, who owned or were paying for
homes which were destroyed. In many
cases the land Is not clear, the Insurance
Insufficient or uncertain, and the men can
not rebuild. The object of this donation Is
to place such men In a condlton to clear
oft any Hens and effect a new loan. The
donation will not be made directly to the
owners, but to the contractors, for build
ings clear of Hens. This Is a class worthy
of aid, but that was not the sole or per
haps the main consideration. It Is a neces
sity for the city and Its Inhabitants that
our worklngmen be housed."
A Better City Iter On.
Tho promise of a better city as well as a
more beautiful one remains an Idle dream.
Much that was bad wns swept away by fire,
hut the fire did not alter the character of
those who live and thrive on human wick
edness. The Oaklnnd Tribune declares that
"a few blocks beyond the ruins San Fran
cisco has a tenderloin that rivals the warm
est evenings of the olden nights. You
can get any sort of a game, from pitch to
toss, to manslaughter, as the late Patsy
Carroll used to say, for the price. They
have gambling games on a larger scale than
ever before, and the cigar stores are mer
rily conducting handbooks on the eastern
races, with the same regularity that Frank
Daroux and Joseph Harvey fleece the pub
lic at Sausallto. '
"Your dream of fair women may be grati
fied by asking the policeman the way, and
If you want liquor at any time, or of any
brand, It Is yours for the paying. At
least half a dosen saloons are running all
night, notwithstanding the fact that the
new liquor ordinance provides they must
close their doors at 8 o'clock in the even
ing. Come to think of It, the protected
saloon men Interpret the law literally. For
as a matter of fact, they do close their
doors at 8 o'clock, but only the front doors,
for on this side of the bay every saloon has
half a dozen back entrances and exits."
MONEY FOR IRRIGATION WORK
Secretary of Interior Makes Allot
ment of Funds to Projects
WASHINGTON, July 21.-(BpeclaI.)-The
secretary of the Interior has adjusted the
allotments of the reclamation fund In ac
cordance with recent estimates from the
general land office as to the probable amount
of this fund during the next two years. The
fundamental principle has been to allot the
fund to projecte where work Is now fur
thest advanced and where returns to the
fund may be expected In the near future.
The surveys and examine Hons already
made show that at least $100,000,000 could be
used to advantage In various parts of the
arid west. Tho total fund for the years
1901-2 la estimated by the general land
office to be a little over $11,000,000. In order,
therefore, to continue the work, It Is neces
sary that this money, or as much of It
as possible, be Invested In works which
will begin to yield returns to the fund at
the earliest possible moment, so that the
money may be used over again as soon as
possible for the construction of other works.
In several of the projects a number of
years rnust elapse before the works will be
completed. Such projects will not be rev
enue producing for some years. On the
other hand. In Nevada the work has ad
vanced to a point where upwards of 80,000
acres are already under Irrigation and
revenue may be expected soon from this
area. Other projects are nearlng comDle-
tlon and every possible effort is belna
made to finish these so that they may be
gin to repay the cost.
The allotments as recently approved by
the secretary of the interior now utand as
State and Project. Amount. '
Klamath (future) $.40,000
t'mattlla l.UW.OuO $5,t00.000
Arizona Salt River 4,f39,101
Milk River l.mfl.OiiO
Bun River M.itohr 4,400,000
Nevada Truekee-Carson... 8,7iO,0uO
Neb. -Wyo. North Platte.. 3,3o0,ouO
Payette-Boise 1,4SU,0UU $.040,000
California-Arizona Yuma. $,0uo,UW
Indian Keservatlon 100,000 I.9FO.O00
Culorado L'noompahgre .. I,5n0,of,
Wyoming Shoshone t.&oiooo
8. Dakota Belle Fourcbe.. $,100,0u0
Pumping projects LO00.0OO
L. Yellowstone 7uO,uuO t7no,one
Utah Strawberry Valley., l.Xu.Otf)
Mondo ; ISi.Ono
Kio Grande JW.OuO LlW.OOO
Ksnsas Garden City 2t0,0u0
Sett for Bead and Arm.
Suit for $1S0 fur the loss of his right
hand and forearm was begun Saturday
morning In district court by Kdward lu
grsm againrt tha Luoarn Products com
pany and Milton C. Peters. Tt.s company
cperates the South Omaha alfalfa mills.
The accident happened the latter part of
March, when Mr. Ingrain gut his hand
caught in an alfalfa cutter. It Is claimed
the millwright hxUrmed Mr. Pslers the cul
ter could net be safely sat without cutting
tha belt U ehortan ft. box last sad ef cut-
4Ju the belt the location, of. ui vuUer was
CORNER OF ETGHTII.
changed. Owing to the location the car
rier would not remove the cut ulfalfa. and
it was while doing this by hend that Mr.
Ingram was Injured. The Judgment, if one
Is secured, will fall on the Insurance com
pany in which Mr. Peters Is Insured. The
suit was filed by J. W. Eller.
POSTAL SUES TO CUT TAXES
Carries Flht on Assessment to
Court, Asking that Redac
tions Be Made.
Appeal to the district court Is taken by
the Postal Telegraph-Cable company to se
cure a reduction of Its assessment on tan
gible property and franchise from $30,000 to
$10,228. The latter figure was the amount
returned to the assessor by the company,
but he Increased tho amount to $30,000, and
the County Board of Equalisation stood by
him and dismissed a remonstranoe of the
company. The appeal petition states the
amount returned by the company Is a fair
value of Its tangible property and franchise
in Omaha and the Increase Is unjust.
MOTHER NEGLECTS INFANT
Habitaal Drag User Carelessly
Smothers Child and it May
Upon complaint of A. Proctor of 813 Norh
Thirteenth street Pollco Officer Wooldrldge
was sent to that number to Investigate an
aggravated case of neglect toward an In
fant C weeks old. Officer Wooldrldge learned
that Mrs. Eliza Green, the mothor of the
child, was an Inveterate drug victim and
had ben found smothering the child In her
maudlin condition. There are doubts
whether the child will survive. Mrs.
Green's mother consented to take care of
GILCHRIST YIELDS ON PRICE
Aarrees to Expert tbe City's Aeeonnts
for Seven-Fifty Per
John M. Gilchrist has consented to serve
the city as expert accountant for $7.50 a
day and Mayor Dahlman will send his name
to the council for approval Tuesday night.
It is not estimated how long checking over
the municipal accounts will require, nor If
It will be necessary to provide an assistant
for Mr. Gilchrist.
FIFTH SOLID FOR NORRIS
Republicans Will Renominate and
and People Will Re-Eleet Rep
resentative to Congress.
Shoriff H. I. Peterson and County Com
missioner C. B. Gray of Red, Willow county
spent Saturday In Omaha. They report
politics and crops flourishing out their way.
They both say the Fifth district republicans
will renominate and the people will re-elect
Congressman Norrls, whom they hold In
Wise Memorial Benefit.
The Wise Memorial hospital outing, or!
glnally planned for last Wednesday, was
postponed on account of the rain until to
morrow, Monday, July 23. All tickets sold
and thousands were disposed of by the
canvassing committees, will be good to
morrow. The net proceeds of the outing
will go to the building fund ror the new
$M),000 hosnltal. now In course of construc
tion at Twenty-fourth avenue and Harney
street, which will be completed and opened
to tne puulic tne coming ran.
Ilotel Men's Convention.
The program for the annual meeting of
the Northwestern Hotel Keepers sssoela
tlon, comprising the states of North and
South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Ne
braska, will be ready for issue In a few
davs. The meeting will be held at the
Millard hotel Auxust 20 and about 100 dele
fates are expected to be present. Among
he features of entertainment to be given
the bontfaces Is one-at Luke Manawa by
Landlord T. J. O iirien ot the jiensnaw
Fine Farm and Ranch Lands
UIIIQIl PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY
. , Is cloning out its lands in
Western Nebraska, Colorado and Wyoming
From $3 to $5 Por Acre
Take advantage of the low prices and easy terms
offered. The opportunity Trill soon be gone.
Special Excursion Rate to the Loads.
For further information apply to '
union pacific laud agency
318 South Fifteenth Street, Omaha, Neb.
THE BUILDERS TRUST
rk Tnhncnn PliimYiirm nnil I?0Hrm fn
la done by vviuuuu a. lutuuiiiy uuu uvuuujj svr
1812 Barney Sired,
So far as the cattle, interests are Con-
corned up In our aatttlnn. said. J. a.
Walton, edllur of tin Uuukar County
Tribune, "they are bail, and to the cattle
men piu-Uculuvly dlscuuragUig. The fences
are being taken down as rapttUy aa they
can find men to do the work, and many
of the cattle are being shipped out ut the
country. This is particularly true of the
V. B. I. Land and Caula aumpany, which
Is shipping large numbers of cattle Into
South Dakuta. Othsra, Including the Mao
hoffoya ami Modlsetta, are shipping cattle
"Many new settlers have come Into the
country within the lost year, takinc pue
sqsMton of tnelr lamia under the Kfnkaid
act. These bring: with, tbara. Dole bunches
of cattle, and where they are disposed,
to take advantage of an conditions they
are destined to do well. Berne of them, are
buying the fences retrieved, by the ranch-,
men and are enclosing; their holdings, do tag
a little farming and something along; dairy
lines. In fact, these new set tiara are
teaching the older settlors a thing er two
regarding the profitableness et the dairy
Industry. Moat of them have krettgbt
cream separators with them and are find
ing a ready sale for their cream, while the
milk Is fed to the pigs and calves With
Four Oood Sblpplnsr Palate.
"There are four good shipping points In
that section, Mullen, Seneca, Tbedford and
Ilyannla. These people run from fifteen
to twenty-five or more cows and find
range enough for them by hording, and
with what feed they can raise, are doing
fairly well. There are others who would
not do well anywhere, and this class ol
settlers Is anxious to sell out, but there
Is no one to sell to. '
"Blnce the removal of the fences tht
range cattle are causing some trouble
trespassing on growing crops. But, then,
this trespass Is not confined to range cat
tie, but extends to the small herds at
well. A steer or a cow can smell k cern
field ten miles and it will make for It. on
a bee lino. The ranchmen do not hesitate. '
to pay for crop damages, but the small
cattle owners can hardly afford to pay
for constant trespass, and so until the
small holders get their lands all fenced
there is going to be constant trouble.
"Pasturage haa been reasonably good
this summer, though it has been pretty
dry. The little corn raised up there looks
weak and Is In need of rain. Conditions
are better over In the Lake country
northeast and southwest ef us." '
Mr. Welton Is in Omaha on business.
MANY WANTJFEDERAi: JOBS
Number of People, lame Colore
Want to Inspect Meat to
Vnele San. ' '
The fourth floor of the federal building
presented a busy aspect Saturday, as a
result ot the examination of about 100 appli
cants for the position of government meat
inspector. The examinations are being
conducted In the civil service and grand
Jury rooms and comprise the largest class
of applicants ever examined at one time
under the civil service rules In Omaha.
Several colored men are among the appli
JOHN W. LONG FIRST TO FILE
Colored Ex-City Inspeetor wants to
Go to tbe Legislature as
The first filing for the county primaries
In September was made Saturday morning
at the county clerk's office by John W.
Long, a colored man, who wants to be
representative In the legislature. Mr. Long
was Inspector of weights and measures un.
dcr the Broatch administration and under
Mayor Moores during bis first terra. lie
flies as a republican.
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