Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, August 14, 1906, Page 9, Image 9

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" "V Office, 10 Iar.
"'. "HlHOR METlO.
txir'ln, drug,"' ' ' n-v
Clark' sodssY"'' ' '
Stockert sells tarprt.
Fine engraving 'at Lefferfa.
E4 Rogere' Tonfy ruiflwr.
'Plumbing- and lieatlng, Blxby Bon.
Souvenir postals. Alexander's. 23) B'way.
Woodilng Undertaking company. Tef. U9.
lewis Cutler, funeral director.' 'Phone .
rff iitnt in regumr session.
'"fclchard Oromwri of 140 Went Washing
ton avenue la visiting In Chicago.
talk to lefkert: about it.
Qeorgt Hoagland baa the Kanaas Shall
brick. All hard Jrlck. atl tli prices.
Only ten dars mora for ihnu r ami
Only ten days mora for
at hicks', worth tio and up.
Sea Stephen Bros, for Ar
eloy, sewer -pipe, fitting an
. Mn and Mrs. Jlarrr' Ji
at Hicks', worth tio and up. K. H. Hick.
Are brick and lira
nd garden hose,
lames left lo.ot
evening tor a sojourn - at
n IE tor a lAlnut-n - a r tlA bn.i .
Mich. "
Mrs. Bra y fiaa " the new corset covers,
aprons and chrysanthemums In tha shallow
work. bJti Broaaway,
-'f r!, c"y lodge. Independent Order of
Odd ellows win nmei tonight for work
In the second dvgrce.
Counotf Blurt Ceurt of Honor No. lffig
will hold Its regular meeting Wednesday
evening- in Oanisn ball.
i;nv.ii,J CAbH uR ALL BHOK8 AT
Mayor Macrae wont. to Dee Moines last
eveiuiig. to attend tlie reunlun of the
noilai aociety. Army of the Philippines.
Rev. James TtHiineoiv former pastor of
tho. First Congregational cnurch, and
wile, are In the city renewln aMtnim.
a nets.
i ni.O.esule Ice Cream.
Shipped te any
P.'i !' .mo stale, Special prices to the re-
tail -irao. I. Mueci, 2is tvesi Broadway.
,"i:ci. uluitf. la. -.Tel. JiM.
t'o'n'.racior Wii-kham ha atarted the pnv
Ing of M nster ame., tri" contract for v.hlcj
let several yeais uu, but. work was ue
layed from una cause vr another.
ve uava cue finest ooa u( -Mitipli mtnu
menis to select trom ii, (lie west. aiheeiey
Lane Marble and Orautte Works, ill
V Eiiet AjroaUway, Council Bluffs, la.
uaK Lar camp, - Royal Neighbors of
America, will -mett la regular sesHlon this
WWlt arZT
Mrs L.Jeanett Stage Rica, wife of John
B. Rrce. Xonrferly of this city, died a few
two yours, ; .
A numbtr, uf Counull Bluffs cltisens Of
Bcotcn oinn have received lnviiat.u..o
attend the- annual Kk-nlO. of-Clan roo,i,
Order of Suottian clana, at Lake Maoawal
neat Saturday, . . .
Kail ODCnlMf 'Western
rlam block. Council bluffs, la.. Monday,
August iff.- 'Knglien, Normal, Bookkeeping
anu Shorthand uepAitmeats. Send for new
catalogue ixnh 'phones.
ui tacefyed somuUilng in new ' and up-to-date
ulclura moulding. Now la your
chance tu gel that plcuue framed up you
laid away.. Berwick. Ill South Main.
lon t worr about Uie price; wa will matte
that lighLr
All members of the Dodge LJght guard
are requested to nit at. tne armory. this
evening at s:?u o clurK prompt, to takei
ma tr iv r airmuum parK, to avi as guarua
during1 the pfrtormanee of VA. MlUuuminer
Night's Dream." .
Hev. Henry DeLong performed the mar
riage, rmQiiy yeateraayr at kla oBJca in
fmi wtiuni y ifjuriliuuse, ioi- u, j. vveii anu
Ora Bright, Both of Shenandoah, la., and
A Henry ' k,. - Hoffman arui k.lla M. . Owens.
T K. A. Lecfi,' the y
i. the vounr man awult inr
the action ot tha grand jury on a charge
of passing a $1 bin raised to the denotu-
Inauon oi $10. secured his reloaae m..ii
umuit'H!' XltaiMn
Mrs. Carrie Akeison. aged 78, died last " aa IT
evening at her home, sty Commercial street, expended over $6,000 of the $10,000 appropria
Three daughters Mrs. A. Norene and Mrs. I tlon. Councilman Wallace, chairman of. the
V. M. Aiiuraoiv-of. this city,. and Mrs. A. committee Ainder Bra, said he was greatly, Oumha, and, one son, Peter
AkeiMii of vhapperl, Neb.; survive her.
ir.e' following Iced drinks and Ice Cream
win be etrved all this week at the Clark
Drug, company:.: Madja. froaan pnosphate,
Siberian dip. eldorado sunuae, tropical sun
Ue, Carmeni'lte ' kiss, southern beauty,
American sundae and Greenland Iceberg.
owis31 to ' thu l.aruu crowds
thai' are attending our salk
Justice Oa:dlncr yesterday handed down
his, ufi .Kloii In the null brought by j. C.
ElknilUer against the Milwauaee railroad
to recover 1 lor an overcoat stolen from
Ins trunk while In live baggage room at
tlie local ue-iut, finding for uie piauuiit
In the amount sued for and costs.
Sixty-one loaded and sixty-eight empty,
making 128'cars, formed one train which
was brought into Council liluffs yesterday
morning .over the Milwaukee from Earllng
by one of, the new hUndred-ton locomo
tives. The weight of the train, exclusive
of the engine, waa computed at $.300 tona.
Ernest, David Reynolds, aged 84, died yes
terday or neart -failure at the residence
of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. David C.
Reynold", 16$ Lincoln avenue. He was
born in Quincy, Mich., August 28, W7I. Be
tides his aannts, jhm leaves two brothera
ind six sisters. Tha funeral announcement
Will be made later. '-.
Mary Ann Jackson yesterday began suit
for divorce against .William Henry Jackson,
to whom she was married in this city Jan
uary M.ltMX' Or their children aged 6, 4
and 1 year -respectively she asks to be
t warded, the .custody of the two youngest,
he .bases her suit on charges ot cruol and
Inhuman treatment.
Everett Mathews,- charged with as
saulting Hani - Friedman, a Broadway
pawnbroker, . was fined $10 and costs in
bailee court yesterday morning for dla
lurbtng the peace. - Matthews accu.ei
Friedman-of making an Insulting remark
to his his sister Mabel .while the inner
was negotiating , for, tha purchase ot a
bracelet. '
Articles of Incorporation of the Council
Bluffs Hydraullo Stone company were nled
for record yesterday, y The pBrpeee of the
Incorporation is to manufacture concrete
building stone, etc. The capital stock Is
placed at $10,000 and the Incorporators are
C. R. Long, D. E. Kr aster, J. Fi Mlnear
of Council Bluffs and C. F. Btough of Chi
cago, but at present a resident of this
city. ..... . .
In' : district ; rourts yesterday Judge
Wherter heard" the evldtnc In support of'
r." .--;- ,...i-i.u u, n ii. ,!
llam'Janea fur a modification of the
cree dlvori'ltig him frori his former wue,
Cora Janes, so that he be given the cus
tody of their minor daughter now In pos
session of the ni i..,ia court took the
"5 11!! 1
rase under advisement, the child to
In the meantime in the custody
tnothor. but not to be taken out
jurisdiction of the court
l haul' dsad aalsaalal H as nr tMii
fUrhase. asaea, manure and all rus
l-ih; cla vault a ao4 ceaspoola, . All
work sou Is gmaraaleeeV
vans promptly attendee to. '
- 'Pboae. Red U7$. .
I Thej.Oeity Prfcc '
i 409 CrMUtwj. 1
St. Tel. 44.
-bsenoe ef Mayor Given as Eeuos for
Delay in Committee Report..
Coaaellosaa Wallace laslsls on Read
Complying with Agreements Before
It la Granted Aay Farther
Councilman Wallace did not hava the
opportunity to voice his objections to tha
proposed lighting contract with the Cltliens'
Us and Electric company at tha meeting
of tha city council last evening, as owing
to tha absence of Mayor Macrae the com
mittee on lira and light postponed Its re
port until Monday, August 27. to which
time tha council adjourned last night.
Councilman Wallace, however, succeeded
In blocking the passage of the. Ordinance
granting the Great Western railroad a
right-of-way at Fifteenth street across
Ninth avenue to Eighth avenue, where it
proposes to connect with the tracks of the
Burlington. When the ordinance was
brought up for passage .on the recommenda
tion of the committee of tha whole, the
councilman from the Third ward spoke
at length In favor of side tracking the
ordinance until such time as the railroad
would carry out the requirements of the
ordinance granting It a right-of-way Into
the city, relative to the maintenance of
arc lights at its crossings, and especially
at Main street and Ninth avenue. The
Company, he said, had utterly ignored this
provision In its charter and In his opinion
it would be a good thlnf to refuse to pass
this ordinance until It compiled with tha
orders of the city council. After some dla
' cusslon Councilman Wallace carried his
! P'nt nd ,h ,rt,n"C- WM U,d unt
I ,ne .next meeting.
Ustswsera Waaf a Dike.
the council on behalf of the owner of tha
land llng between the Illinois Central
brldgw and Big lake with a view to secur-
in, as.lstanra of the pltv In cnri.tnirt.
tne assistance or the city in construct-
Ing a dike an the south shor of tha lake.
The proposed dike will be about a mile and
I a half In length and. will extend from the
southeast corner of tha lake, at what
would be Fifteenth street, to the east end
of the bridge, skirting the river bank for
the last half mile. The estimated cost will
be between $2,600 and $3,000. and Mr. Scott
stated that his clients would be willing to
pay their share of tha cost.' The matter
was referred to the streets and alleys com
mittee with Instructions to report at the
next meeting of the council. ' '"l " '
Councilman. Maloney called attention to
the depleted condition of the streets and
alleys, fund, saying that the matter de
manded prompt attention at the hands of
tha council. During July, be said. $1,900
had been expended by. the committee, and
If a halt was tint called ther wnuld h
i .... . . ... ...
' mn m luna wnn wnicn to
clean the streets when the street sweeper
arrived. Further talk brought out the fact
i that f0UE Innth of thU n1 ye"
pieaw "to' hai'e' tne 'matter totiked into; "a
It had '.been a cause of great ' worry .not
only to him but to the other members of
the committee. Vnlooked or conditions,
he said, had demanded the .expenditure of
a large proportion of the streets and alleys
fund,' It was decided to meet Wednesday
afternoon as a committee of the whole to
look Into tha matter. - - .
It was decided to transfer $16,000 from the
police fund to the general fund.
The City Water Works company sub
mitted a proposition to pay $100 each for
eight lots and part of another on , West
Broadway, - now owned by tha city, but
formerly tha property of the-water works
company.' The' company Is not acquiring
additional real estate but merely desires
these, lata to take, the - place of others,
which, It proposes: conveying to tha Alfalfa
Meat- company Jot a site for Us new fac
tory; The' proposition was' referred to
the-' committee on' City property ' to ,'Te.port
back .to, the council., .
m 1 i ::. ' : .r '
i : . Mast Oa,: ,
Thirty-one tots belonging to an old estate,
west of car house on Avenues. A, B and C.
First. Second and Third avenues,' fifty, lots,
$10 each, on monthly payments. . Wallace
Benjamin,- room 1, -First National bank
building. Both 'phones JOS. . ,':
... . Owner Heeds Moaejr,
I can sell l-room modern .dwelling at big
discount. If sold at. once. It Is In fine
neighborhood and on paved street. Call
soon. Hhsra are several smaller dwellings,
too. TeL d. Charles T. Officer, 419 Broad-
why.. - "
Tell your troublea to Hafer, '.he lumber
man. If they are In bis, Una. V
N. Y. Plumbing Co. Tel. $60.. Night MM.
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Real Batata Traasfers.
These transfers were reported to The Bee
August 11 by the Title Guaranty and Trust
company of Council Bluffs:
John r..Mlni i4
tn OiH
Dieirwn. n a rt of a X ft of lot 4,
In block a. In Avoca, la., w d. $3,406
Freda- C. Lusk to Hermla A. Relmer. .
part or lotll. In block , In Mill
'Wltioo to Council Bluffs, la., w-d.. I.600
Ehler Horst id wife to Chicago, Rock
Island PaclAe Railway company,
part of Jt L Auditors subdivision of
Thomaa fcurke and wife to Chicago,
Rock Island it Paclflo Railway com
pany, part ae ae hi. -77-, a c d.'.
Four transfers, total ........ .$6,176
We pay $11.00 per loa ror castlroa; mlaea,
$0 per ton; stoves, 1760; rags, la a lb.
rubber. Tc: copper, 146 per lb, X. KatUe
maa, JM South Main. Both 'phooeg (jq,
We are agents for the beet wheel chairs
for Invalid C E. Alexander. $31 B' Way,
mst restaurant. (30 Broadway.--
.$00 acres good farm )aad in eastern Colo
rsdo, $6 per acra and up; no irrigation re
quired. Can raise all kinds ef small grata
and corn, a few good homesteads jola
our lands. Send for printed matter. T. C
Lougoe, 124 Main atreet. Council Blvffa, la.
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Rehearsal fer Play la Nrk,'.,
The dress rehearsal last evening; for tha
presentation ol "A Mid-summer's Night
Dream" tonight In Falrmount park wear
moat smoothly. The spot selected' for the
presentation of the play la almost Ideal
and forms a moat effective natural stage
setting. Nothing could be found more ap
propriate than toe' natural aettlng for. the
beautiful forest arena In which tha little
(alriea carrying garlands of Co wars and
miniature lampa formed a prominent
Indications are that all roads will lead
to Fslrmoun- par this1 evening and 4he
work of tha women of the Associated Chari
ties will be rewarded with a handsome sum
for the building of the creche.
The performance Is billed to commence
promptly at 7 .o'clock.
City rr the Big Bad.
According to the computation completed
yesterday by E. E. Bowman of the city
clerk'a office, the deficiency on the paving
on Broadway between Thirteenth and
Twentieth, whlchwlll have to be paid out
Of the general Improvement fund, tha
abutting property being unable to stand
the entire assessment, amounts to 111,-
Tha total- cost ef tha paving was IK. 444
and all that tha city council found could be
rightfully assessed against the abutting
property Is IA.81IM. The sidewalk on the
south side of tha street has yet to be
assessed, but as there Is now no margin
left to assess It against the abutting prof
erty the city will hava to pay the entire
coat out of tha general Improvement fund,
with the sidewalk assessment added to
that for tha paying two-thirds of tha oost
of the Improvement on the seven blocks on
Broadway from Thirteenth to Twentieth
street will have to be borne by the city as
against one-third by the property owners
The assessment- for tha paving Is divided
among 101 property owners, making an
average assessment of about $67.62 a lot.
five miles from Council Bluffs postofflce,
well Improved. Will take a 12,000 residence
toward it.' Address D. S. Kerr, MS Broad
way, Council Bluffs. 'Phones 417 and 601
For Imported wines, liquors snd Bud
welser beer go to L. Rosenfeld. wholesale
liquor dealer, tl South Main street.
A, Metsejar A Co.
New Loos tlon of Wholesale Bakery,
lit Mynster Street, Co. Bluffs. Ia.
Home-made Bread a Specialty.
Visitors Welcome.
CENTRAL FLOUR $11$. Every seek
warranted, .Central. Grocery and Meat Mar
ket. Both 'phones 24.
Colored Maa gaes Rtstaarant.
George Toung, a colored resident of this
city, filed yesterday in the court of Justice
E. B. Gardiner an Information charging
Peter Hartwlg and L. Jensen, proprietors
of the newly opened Calumet restaurant
on Broadway, with "Infringement of civil
rights." E. Watson, a waiter In the res
taurant is also named as a defendant..
Young with his wife; who Is a graduate
of the Council Bluffs High school, entered
the Calumet restaurant Sunday evening
with the purpose of eating supper, but
were refused service on account of ihelr
It was' stated yesterday that Mr. and
Mrs. Young, who conduct a hair dressing
and manicuring establishment on Pearl
street, will also 'bring h' civil suit for
damages against the proprietors of the res
taurant. Where Shall I Bay My Groceries?
' If you are looking: torwaro to your aura,
mar's outing you will need a,, fey va
cation necessities; if you are going camp.
Ing with a email party you will want a
few delicacies; If you are going to a picnic
you will want your basket filled; with
Vgood things to eat." Sandwiches, . olives,
pickles, cakes, cheese, fruits, a cold bottle
of ginger ale or root beer In' fact McAtee
has everything- necessary to All a' dainty
lunch basket and the beat tha market
Manhattan Caae Postponed.
Martin Jensen, said to be one . of the
proprietors of the Manhattan saloon and
restaurant; was In police cburt yesterday
morning charged with being "disorderly,"
or In other words, violating the midnight
closing order of Mayor Macrae. The hear
ing was continued until-Monday, August
20, as it is understood Chief of ' Police
Richmond 'desires to make a '.thorough ' In
vestigation of the case. . . .
.Following the raid Saturday " midnight
by Mayor, Macrae, the police entered the
place at 4 o'clock Monday morning and are
said to have found porsons drljiklng Jin tbe
restaurant. This' Is said to- have been re
sponsible "for Martin -Jensen's appearance
In police court yesterday morning.
Closing; Oat Bale oa Summer Goods.
- 20 per cent discount on Gasoline Stoves,
Hammocks, Garden Hose, Ice Cream
Freeaers and Water Coolers.- Don't forget
we sell Ender'a Dollar Rasor.
. $38 and $38 Broadway.
Gae Stoves aad Ranges.
We have the Favorite Gas Stoves In a
variety of . sixes and styles. Prices . from
$1160 to $26.00 for the popular sixes.
Don't buy a gas stove without first seeing
the Favorites. Paddock and Handschey
Hardware Co. .
library Board Committees.
At the monthly meeting of the Board of
Free Public Library trustees last night
President H. W. Binder named the follow
ing standing committees for tha ensuing
Building and Grounds: Balrd, Deanc,
Administration: Rphrer, Bender, Galvln.
Books and Catalogues: Dean, Galvln,
Bender. -
Finance: Tyler, Rohrer, Cleaver, Stewart.
Donations: Cleaver, ' Tyler. Balrd.
AU persons knowing themselves to be In.
debted to Duncan Dean or tha Duncan
Shoe company are requested to call and
nettle at once.
Did it ever occur to you why there are
so many "VanBrunt's Vehicles" down
around the streets of Council Bluffsf It ia
because ha Bella nothing ' but tha best
quality, and If there la anything wrong
he makes It good. That is worth some
thing. Isn't Itr
SPENCER. 16$ Broadway.
Marriage Lleeaaea.
Licenses to wed were Issued yesterday
to the following:
Name and Reaidenoe. Age.
O. J. Welt. Shenandoah, Ia a
Ora Blight. Shenandoah,. Ia l
Henry L. Hoffman, Parkrtlle. Mo. ;.'$$
Ella M. Owens, Parkvllle. Mo......,,.. $4
Wllhelm Lunkwlts, Omaha.... ,......S4
Martha Betther, Omaha to
. Cwagreealeaal Committee Celled. '
. ON AW A,- la.. Aug. 11 8peciaL-The
republican congressional committee of tha
Eleventh district will meet at Cherokee;
Is.. August 1 to fix g data for tha eon-
I fresalonal convention
Indirect Plan ta Secnra th Rapetl of the
. . . . Anti-Compha Law. , ,
Philippine Veteraas Meetlaa; at Dea
Molaes Plaa to Hold the Session
Two Years Heaee la
Manila. '
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
DE8 MOINES, Aug. 13. t8pecleX)-Flre
insurance men of Iowa are accused of
trying to work a repeal ol the Blanchard
anti-compact law by recommending to the
legislative commission, and endeavoring to
get It to recommend to the legislature, that
In tha proposed uniform policy bill there
be a provision that where one insurance
company reinsures a risk with another
company they be required to charge the
same rate. The recommendation la Innocent
enough on Ita face, but the members ot
the legislative commission were able to
scent the ultimate results.-. The Blanchard
anti-compact law prohibits Insurance com
panies from conspiring to- fix rates. It
prohibits what Is known as board rates on
insurance. The fire Insurance men fought
the law through the courts and the su
preme court of the United States some
months ago held It t6 be constitutional
and since that time the. board has been
abolished and the rates on Are Insurance
have gone down at a sharp decline. The
provision which the lire Insurance men
are now urging upon the Insurance com
mission Is that companies shall be com
pelled to fix rates Instead of prohibited
from doing so.
In all Urge risks It Is the custom of In
surance companies to reinsure a part of
the risk In another company, and they wish
the legislature to compel them to charge
the company reinsuiig the same rate that
the company getting the. business charges
the person Insured.1 This Would, of course.
require that they meet and agree on the
rate, and the usual provision In all bills
that "all acta and parts of acts In con
filet herewith are hereby repealed" would
do the rest towards completely repealing
the Blanchard anti-compact law. During
the past few days the Investigations be
fore the legislative commission have dig
closed that rates on the average are about
66 per cent. Of what they; were Just before
the United States supreme court held the
law prohibiting board-rains , to be consti
tutional. This Is variously vxpiained by
fire Insurance men as being due to the San
Francisco losses, which have compelled In
surance companies losing there to skirmish
for new business In order" to raise ready
cash and to the efforts of those not losing
to hold their own with the companies los
Ing- In California. Testimony given before
the commission shows that where on dwell
ing houses In Dea Moines the rate waa 60
cents per $1,000 per year, the rate Is now
60 and CO cents for five years, though In
the business district the decline has not
been so much, though It has been sharp. .
Yoanar Philippine Veterans Here.
The-young Philippine veterans are in the
city and are In charge.. This, afternoon, at
3 o'clock they were welcomed to the city
and state by Mayor Mattern and Governor
Cummins. Commander-in-chief Alfred S.
Frost of Evanston, III., reached the city
at o'clock this mornlrllr tftid opened head
quarters In Parlor G hi 'ithe 6avery, and
after breakfast his parlor was visited by
scpres..- General IrvlnfJIHAle ,f ,- Denver,
founder ot the. order, reached the city at
noon and Is also quarter at 'the Savery.
Captain Charles B. Lewis of Denver, pay
master general of the order;- Captain H. A.
Crow of Connesvllle, Pa., vice commander;
O. H. Plum of Fresno, and Major T.
J.. Farrell of Chicago all" arrived during
the afternoon. Two hundred of tha rank
and file of the society were- In the city by
i o clock this evening and it Is'expected
I hat 600 in all will be' here by tomorrow
morning. A smoker was given this evening
at the Knights of Pythias hall. There Is
talk of taking the next meeting to Kansas
City. Kansas City people are here strong
and working hard for the meeting' and are
the only ones early In' the leld. There is
also a movement' on to tske the meeting
two yes re from now. to Manila., To do this
It will be - necessary to enlist the aid of the
government to-, furnish a transport free.
Colonel J. C Loper of. the Fifty-first Iowa,
which served In the Philippines from this
state, and which waa the forerunner of tbe
present Fifty-fifth regiment. Is being
boosted for the position 6f Commander-in-chief.
'Cammlae Organises Committee.
At the meeting -of the .pew republican
state central committee this afternoon at
1:30 at the very, the committee was
organised by' the Cummlns'meh, McCoy of
the Second district and Esta brook, of the
Fifth district, voting for Prank Wood of
Esthervllle, a strong Cummins ' man, for
chairman of the committee. ; S. 8. Franke
of the Third district, another Cummins
man, was elected secretary of the com
mittee. ' . . .jn.
Two galrldee In Oaa Day.
There were two suicides . in Des Molns
today. Early this morning . at about 1
o'clock tha remains of J. W Brown a pro
duce man of this city, was fount) In the
bath room of his home with the gas Jet
turned on. Mr. Brown was considered one
of the wealthy merchants of East Des
Moines. Since the death of Mrs. Brown
recently he has, acted strangely, seemingly
unable to recover from hie. grief and was
constantly watched by the" family.
Mrs. Clara Campbell, aged 14. Jumped
head - first from the third story of the
Mercy hospital this forenoon and was
Instantly killed on' striking the pavement
below. She had been In the hospital suf
fering from neuralgia and was pronounced
cured and arrangements were being made
to take her to her home. " '
Reeeaes Three Girls.
Toots" Keith, a lt-year old lad today
rescued three girls who were members of a
camping party north of this city and who
had Ventured beyond their depth and were
all but drowned. Only a few days ago the
same boy rescued two other girls of ' the
same camping party.
Ssrlelde at Des Melnes.
DES MOINES, Aug. 11,-Wrapplng a
sheet about him so that Its folds mads a
perfect shroud J.- W. Brown, an East Des
Moines commission merchant, lay on tha
floor of his bath room at an early hour
today and Inserting a gas tube Into his
mouth Inhaled- a ' sufficient quantity to
ause death. Ha was found by one of the
merchants. Despondency doe to the deatn
of hia wife a year ago la supposed "to be
the cause. He waa to years of age.
Palls la Fit aad Drev-as.
SIOUX CITY, Aug: U-riSpeclal Tele
gram.) While bathing in McCook lake,
Tpeodore Allen, aged $1 years, suffered an
epileptic fit, fell face- 4a wn ward In the
water and waa drowned. He was . son of
H. W. Allen, formerly commander of Gen
eral Hancock post. Grand. Army of tha Re
public. - . . .
Desaacrata Masae Uasalltoa, .
OTTCMWA. Ia., Aug. l$.-(8peclaL The
democrats of tha Sixth Iowa congressional
district this afternoon nominated D. W.
Hamilton of Sigourney, recent temporary
chairman of the state convention, to oppose
Major J. F. Lacey. Hamilton defeated
General J. B. Weaver, who had been con
ceded the nomination.
Iowa Sotea.
HOPKINTON-Dr. -E. E. Reed, the presl-
"fit Of Burnt V I t a V. . - U
offered the place of president of Lenox
college here. Dr. Reed has had splendid
success with Uuena Vista college and It
was the unsnlmous wish of the directors
that he should come here. It Is honed
that he will accept the presidency here. .
CEDAR FALLS Eight leading Iowa
school men have laid down their honka ihiu
summer and, donning overalls, have helped
mJ'LJT,or,,ar nd carry bricks for the new
$76,000 science hall going up at the state
normal here. They are nearly all principals
of high schools throughout th& state and,
having nothlhg else to do thla eummer,
took this chance for out of door employ
ment. .
WATERLOO Frederick Krles. ' nii
committed suicide fiaturriav fiamn
the home of his son, Rev. Wllllem Krles,
near uenver, uremer county. He first shot
himself In the head and afterward used
rasor to cut his throat. When his son and
Wife, whn wer ihianl m thm . 1 ... 1
, - - - - - . . . . ... tunc, ioiuiiicu
Just as he was preparing to kill himself,
" ni mem ana a rove inem irom the
house. When they returned with, neighbors
thev found the body on the floor In a pool
of blood. .
Bareaa of Labor Issaea Comnarlsna
With Bate of Pay Year
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1S.-A report was
ssued by the bureau of labor today of an
Investigation into- wages and hours of
labor In 1906 In the principal manufacturing
nd mechanical' Industries of the united
States. The report gives the average wages
nd hours of labor and the number of
employes In Identical establishments In
both 1904 and 1906. While the nures pre
sented are not exhaustive for the United
States, the. report says: ...
It Is believed they are fairly reoreaen-
tauve or the Industries investigated."
continuing,,. tha report says:
Tne remttta n f ihi. i. . i . i i
that -in 1tj6 the average wages, per hour
in the DrlnClDal mhnill,ph,nn. onri ...
chanical Industries of the Country were 1.6
kt. wriiv uignrr man in iwn. mat tne aver-
iiours or leoor oer week remained tho
same as In 1904, and that i t per cent more
persons were employed In th. establish
ments invest I Sated ll lhpa mraa
ducdon In the average hours of labor per
me average weekly earnings per em
ploye WUB 1.6 IMr pent hla-hor than In 10,11
As there was an Increase In the number of
employes as wen as in tne weekly earnings
per employe, there was a considerable In
crease In the Weeltlv earnlna-a nt all
ployes, or, In other words. In the amount
of the weekly pay roll. This Increase was
8 per cent in (he establishments invetlga
ted. When -the fis-tlraa nt tMa artlla Mt.ilKtf
3 wages snd hours of labor and those of
m succeeding article relating to retail
prices of food are brought together, it
s seen that the retail prices of food, due
weight being given to the quantity and cost
fferent commodities rnnanmed.
were 8 8 per cent higher in 1905 than ' In
1904. As the averaae waaea Der hour in
creased more than the retail prices of fooJ,
mo purcnasing power ot-wages increased..
In 1906- .the Durchaslnsr nowsr of hnth
hourly and weekly wages were 1 per cent
higher than In 1904, or, expressed In other
words, an hour's waaee in J90S would nur.
chase 1 per cent more food than an hour's
wages in
The average wages Der hour In 1906 were
18.9 per cent, higher than, the average for
the ten-year period from' 18S0 To" 1899 in
elusive. The number of employee was 33 B
per cent, greater and tne average Hours ot
labor per week were 4.1 per cent, lower.
The average earnings per week were in 19u6
14 per cent.' higher than the average earn
ings per week during the ten years from
18:j to lfe9. The agcrexate weekly earn
ings of all employes that is, the total
amount of the pay-rolls were 61$ per cent,
higher in 190o than the average during the
ten-vear Derlod rnvned.
The retail prl of the principal ar
I articles
of food, estimated according to family
sumption of the various articles, waa 12.4
per cent, higher In 19n& than was the aver
se price tor tne ten years trom lsao to
199. Compared with tha average for the
same ten-year period, the purchasing power
f an hour s wages in is was s.s per cent.
greater, and of a week's wages 1.4 per cent,
greater, the Increase In purchasing power of
the weekly wages being less than the In
crease in purchasing power of hourly wages
because of the reduction of hours of labor
during the period.
"The average wages per nnur in 1'Jn was
.$ per cent, higher than lt-St. the year of
lowest wages during the period covered,
and weekly earnings were 16.7 per cent,
higher. The purchasing power of an
hour's wages was greater In if 16 than in
any other year covered by this Investiga
tion, being 7.7 per cent, greater than In
1894, the year of lowest wsaes, and 1.3 per
cent, greater than In 1898, tne year of low
est retail prices. The purchasing power of
a week's wages In 1905 was $.6 per cent,
greater than In 1694, but $.7 per cent. less
than In lb96."
In making tha Inquiry the labor bureau,
attempted to cover only those Industries in
which the wages paid In the United States
In one year were $10,000,000 or over. - The
data presented was- obtained In all cases
by special agents of the bureau, through
personal visits to the establishments represented.
feel the exquisite thrill of motherhood with indescribable dread and
fear. Everr woman thould know that the danger, pain and horror
of child-birth can be entirely avoided by the M of Mother's Friend.
scientific liniment for external use only, which toughens and render
tllakla, .11 tt,- 1 ' 0
stm iiv eaae it. f
aetisla nature jn its sublime -work.
By ita mid thousand
of women have passed this
great crisis in perfect safety
and without pain. Sold at $1.00 per
bottle by druggists. Our book of priceless
alue to. all women-sent free. Address
BMAOnaa lUtVLATOH CM, Aitmiim. a? at,
-jsr n -nrv, jZ!
; ''..' III
The Land o!
The Modern Soda Cracker
Bounded on the North by the Purity of tho
Snows; on the South by the Nutritious Wealth
of the Tropics; on the Hast by the Health
fulness of Scientific Baking; on the West by
the Energizing Power of the Mountains.
It has befen definitely settled that Miss
Jane Brownies will be present and speak
at the convention of the Nebraska Feder
ation of Women's clubs to be held at
Kearney In October. There had besn
some uncertainty ' regarding this, owing
to other engagements that conflicted, but
the program committee has learned defi
nitely that Miss Brownlee will be present.
She will speak In Lincoln Monday evening,
October 8, and at Kearney Wednesday
evening. An effort also will be made to
bring Miss Brownlee to Nebraska for the
meeting of the State . Teachers' associa
tion to be held at Lincoln during the holi
Enoa Mills ot Estes Park, Colo., also
will be a speaker at the state federation
meeting, thla having been definitely ar
ranged recently.
An effort , will be made by the club
women of Omaha to bring Rev. Anna
Shaw ' to this city to speak Sunday, Sep.
tember $0. . Miss Shaw comes to Ne
braska In the Interest of the Nebraska
Woman's ' Suffrage association as a
speaker at Its annual convention to be
held the last, of September. She Is pres
ident of the National Woman's Suffrage
association and is one of the prominent
Americans at present attending the In
ternational council of women In Copen-
nagen. Miss Shaw la one of the most
brilliant women public- speakers of the
day and had an active part In the recent
campaign for women suffrage In Oregon.
. The following list of laws which have
been enacted In Colorado during the last
ten years through the influence of women
afford- an . Interesting Illustration of the
tendency of the legislative efforts of
women noi..oply. In. the states where
women have the franchise, but In nearly
every state of the union where there are
clubs or other organisations of women-
1. Making cruelty to or neglect of chil
dren a criminal offense. ,,CB,PCl or cnl
JL .MakJn, '"""re, refusal or neglect to
frtaT offenee ' mlnr chlld a
twlM.nJ, .fn!Ur,e t0 ena children be-
Same f w .' Kl"1 aT,lial"l offense; the
same from 14 to 16 un ess tha child has
reached the eighth grade. " hU"
der iirinril LnB'e to employ children un
' yerf 10 a"V'mlne. smelter, mill ur
factory, or to employ them over eight hours
bwf? h "s-es of 14 and Id.
nif... . . ' n" ' and forfeiture of
oe;ri0eryrsn7'g "Ve' f Ch"d"n Un-
ir abused, neglected, reared In vice, or If
dependent upon the public for support
7 Age or consent inr iria 10 f-ili-.,
of law. penitentiary offense. '
lo1boY.WUderb18t,n ,h "to f ci"
a..'- "i.lnor, r allowed In saloons or
W"!'-'!?' No liquor sold to minors,
girls ''odur', schools for both boys and
11. School for deaf and blind. First kin.
rterrarUn for blind children in theT'nltVl
Stealer. .rt
H' Tov,lon for feeble-minded children.
13. County enupta maa I,iV.m. . . -
deal with child delinquents who are defined
as thOSe Who Violate the lanra n-,
visit places of Ill-repute, saloons, gambling
'"i me m reeis a nifrnt, guilty of
mmoral conduct, or use of vile or profane
14. It IS a criminal offense for anv nr.
son, parent or otherwise, to encourage,
cause or contribute to the delinquency of a
child. '
15. Probation officers in InAk n i.n
dren of the Juvenile court.
JR. 1 ruancv officers to enforce compul
sory school laws- . ;
I' f detention wherever needed
18. Parental schools wherever needed.
19. Humane education In the public
30. Scientific temperance ' education I n
the public schools. '
21. State home for dependent children.
21 Mothers are now co-equal guardians
cf their chlldrem
13. The humane society for the pro tec.
tlon of children and dumb animals haa been
made a stale Institution.
24. The state board of charities and cor
rection has full power to enter and investi
gate private charitable onstltoi bmb hm m
gate private charitable Institutions.
28. Insurance companlea that hava to be
sued to recover are compelled to stand
the oost ot the suit. -
ronrts-Martlal are Promised. -
WASHINGTON. Aug. It-Secretary Bon
aparte has. received the report of the
court of Inquiry on the collision of the
battleahips Illinois and Alabama off Bren
ton's reef while sailing for New port har
bor. It la understood several court-mar
tials will result and officers charged with
negligence by tha court . will be put on
Is tne Joy ef the household, for without
it no happinese cao be complete How
weet the picture of mother and babe,
angels smile at and commend the
thought and aaplrationg of the mother
bending6ver the cradle. The ordeal through
which the expectant mother mustpaM, bor
CTer, it ao full of danger and uttering that
he looka forward to the hour when aha shall
Government Ilrglna Investigation ef
Relatione Between Toledo lee
Trust and Carriers. .
WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 An Investlga-
tion of certain railroads will be begun In
Toledo, O., tomorrow by the Interstate
Commerce commission, representing , the
Interstate transportation of Ice. to and
from Toledo. The Investigation waa -au- '
thorlsed by President Roosevelt to, whom
complaints had been made by shippers.
It Is a part of the trouble over the handl
ing of ice which the people of Toledo
have experienced throughout the summer.
Between forty and fifty witnesses, have,
been subpoenaed and fourteen or fifteen
railroad lines are Involved. The railroads
mentioned In the complaint are the Ann, .
Arbor Railroad company, the Cincinnati,
Hamilton & Dayton; the Cleveland, Cin
cinnati, Chicago A St. Louis; the Detroit
& Toledo Short Line; the Hocking tValley; .
the Lake Shore A Michigan Southern; the '
Michigan Central; the Ohio Central lines;
the Pennsylvania; the Pere Marquette;
the Toledo Railway and Trmfnal company;
the Toledo, St. Loula - &.. Western; the.'
Wabash and the Wheeling & Lake Erie,
Funeral of Patrick Gleeson.
OAKLAND, Neb., Aug. 13.-The body of
Patrick Gleeson, who-was found dead In a
room at the Koehier hotel, at Grand Island,
Saturday afternoon, arrived here tonight,
and was Immediately taken to lne First
National bank parlors to remain until Tues.
day morning, when it will be. taken to bis
home, two miles north of town. The fu
neral will take place Wednesday morning,
leaving the home at 9 o'clock, reaching tha .
Catholic church at Lyona at 10 - o'clock.
Rev. Father Donahue of Bancroft will
conduct the services, Interment will take
place in the Cathollo cemetery at Ban
croft. ; '"'''; .'"''-i 1 ;- , ,' '
. Mrs. Pearl rMBry Cralale. '.'
LONDON. Aug; 13. Mrs. pearl Mary E.
Teresa Craigle (John Oliver HobbS), 'the .
authoress snd dramatist, died In her sleep
some time during last. night of heart fall,
ure. Her death was . totally - unexpected,
she having been apparently perfectly well
when she retired.- Mrs. Craigle had been
spending a fortnight at her home, SteephlH '
castle, Ventmore, Isle ot Wight, wblch aba
left Sunday afternoon to keep an engage
ment In London. She waa 89 years of aga.
Jadae W. H. Whltemas,
LOS ANGELES, Cal Aug. 1$.-W.- H.
Whlteman. former Judge of the. auprema ,"
court of Arlsona, and later adjutant gen-
eral of tl)e territory Is dead at Terminal
Island of softening of the bralri.' Judge
Weilteman was a native of Ohio and about
80 years old. . '" ' '' .... . ,'
is an baa been for 60 years a Bromnf
and reliable cure for Diarrhoea, Dysea.
W7, r iui, unoiara infantum, etc. '.Am
these diseases oftan come in tha ntaht.
every home ghoul 4 be prepared to check
mem without delay by having a supply
ot thla excellent retuedjr on hand. Ail,
uruggigia geii 11.
Dr. McGiew
haa iB',e mrKC'
IALTT of all forms
of diseases and dis
orders Of " ;
l 'V Hit iMllltlse for trwt
I Sa Ins UlS slus st 41mm
j are sslualtaa. His Pf
I nsrksbls ttmm bars aafc
HaalV SOB Ssaa squatee.
Over 80,000 Cases On red . -
srtmeals, Hrarooalo. Bleoe Poises. Strtctsr. Olaot,
Xanswa Debility. Lass t StroacU aa Vitality.
Ills Home Treatment
ass sei msaoBtly ar thoamas si eases ef
hraeU Karoos, Rectal, fclanao as tadaer ess
la II 1 st small abat. time to 4 stvr
ky sossnbtsa row ouo eae writs lor rSBg BOOK,!
as 4 unM st IraalmasA. XostotM soot la Btaia i
socsaso. '
cVara-se ta, Oonewltatloa sTree.
Office Hours I a. m. to l:0 p. ro. 9ni
days. I a. m. to I p. ra.
Call or write. Box TS. Office at til
South 14th Street. Omaha, Neb. -
Evoiy Woman
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If ha aannut auDal,
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