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THE OMAIIA DAILY BEE: THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 1907.
PLANS FOR TIIE INAUGURAL
Tim Too Short to Tend Written Boticet to
the Seception Committee.
YCRK COUNTY SETTLES FIRST WITH STATE
Collects Over Forty TkotuU Dollars
la Tnsee for tha State Darlsg
Past Tir-Drtat Co art
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LI.NCOLN, Jan. l-(8pcclal. Adjutant
General Culver, who ha charge of the
'Inaugural reception tomorrow' night, haa
Issued the following:
The short time remaining for the prepare
. tlon for the inaugural reception will not
permit the uaual notice to be given to
member of the reception committee.
The following named persons are re
quested to serve on the reception com
Mayor and Mrs. Brown, Chancellor and
Mrs. E. Hcnjarnln Andrews, Mr. and Mrs.
H. II. Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. William Hardy,
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Miller, Mr. and Mrs.
A. L. Talbot, Mr. and Mrs. John B. Wright,
. Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Hone, Mr. and Mr.
A. 8. Raymond. Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Ruclge,
Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Dunn, Mr. and Mrs.
Mart Altken, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Moore,
Mr. and Mrs. A. I. Ulxliy, Mr. and Mrs.
Harry H. T. Dobbins, Mr. and Mrs. Rich
ard Metcalfe, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Edgar,
Mr. and Mrs. Will Maupln, Mr. and Mrs.
, 11. A. Keese, Mr. and Mrs. j. a. Beau
mont, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Wilson, Mr. and
Mrs. Charles C. gulftgle, Mr. and Mrs. J.
W. Bhlveley, Mr. and Mrs. 11. L. Cook.
Mr. and Mrs. Addison Watte, Mr. and
Mrs. E. C. Babcock, Mr. and Mrs. E. C.
Bishop. Mr. and Mrs. Richard O'Neill.
Mr. and Mrs. 8. H. Burnham, Captain and
Mrs. J. Fl Tut tie. Captain and Mrs. C. N.
Balrd, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. O'Neill, Mr.
and Mrs. Stephen Hoover, Dr. and Mrs.
J. B. Lconhardt, Colonel and Mrs. J. H.
McClay, Captain and Mrs. J. P. Cosgrave,
Mr. and Mrs. George W. Bonnell, Mr. and
Mrs. H. J. Hall, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Fol
om, Mr. and Mra. Willurd Stewart, Mr.
and Mrs. W. R Welles, Mr. and Mrs. E.
Royce, Mr. and Mrs. Oeorge Carter, Mr.
jind Mra. Adna Dobson, Mr. and Mrs. Ed
ward Yates, Mr. and Mrs. John T. Dor-
5 an, Mr. and Mrs. Al Hargreaves, Mr. and
Ira. E. H. Mickey, Mr. and Mrs. H. H.
Culver, Mr. K. H. Clark.
The members of the reception committee
will be presented with badges at the ad
jutant general's offlce and after passing
the receiving line are requested to report
at the representative hall for the purpose
of receiving members of the legislature and
strangers and Introducing them to the peo
ple of Lincoln In an Informal way.
Those attending the reception are re
quested to pass up the west stairway into
the senate chamber, passing the receiving
line, then through the chief clerk's room
of the senate, down the . stairway or on
into the representative hall through the
cloak room on the south side, where they
will be received and a social hour will
ensue. Guard will be stationed in both
halls -to give directions, which; if obeyed,
will save confusion. The reception will
commence at 8 o'clock and will close In
the senate at 10. - Social hour from 10 to
11 in representative hall.
" York First to Report. '
Though the last in the list of counties,
York Is the first to make its annual report
to the state treasurer. County Treasurer R.
R. Copsey sent in his report todajr, showing
he had collected during the year state tazea
to the amount of $40,384.B6, of which $5,084.08
was sent along with the report.
Supreme Coort Proceedings.
The following cases were assigned for
argument before the court:
Chicago, Burlington & Qulncy Railroad
Company against Healy; Lincoln Tranafer
Company against County Board of Equali
sation (reaiguinent); State ex rel. Collina
agalnat Gardner (reargument); Vaughn
against State; State against Hoon; State
, ex rel. Rutledge against Eaton: tate e rel.
I Thompson against Porter; Campion against
The following cases were assigned for
Argument before Division No. J.:
' Flint against Ohaloupka? Oriley against
Ross; Babbitt against Union Pacific Rail
road Company; Nebraska Hay and Grain
Company against Flrat National Bank.
The following cases were assigned for
argument before Division No. Z:
Stelltng against Pedfllcord; Rockefeller
against Larlck; Grandjean. against Beyl;
Hayward agalnat Klsher.
Rowland against Standiford, submitted on
The following miscellaneous orders were
Enlow Cattle Company against Ganow,
dismissed for want of briefs; Buchle agalnat
State, dismissed on motion of plaintiff in
error; Dietsch against Dletsch, dismltiaed;
Rubles against Lashmett. affirmed; Fenl
tnore against White, continued.
- Oa Trail of Robbers..
PLATTSMOUTH. Neb., Jan. t Spe
cial.) Deputy Sheriff Manapeaker is of the
. opinion that the two men who entered the
For 10 days
To Change from Coffee to Postura.
"Postura haa done a world of good
for me," writes an Illinois man.
"I've had Indigestion nearly all my
life but never dreamed coffee was the
cause of my trouble until last Spring
I got so bad I waa in misery all the
"A coffee drinker for 30 years. It Ir
ritated my stomach and nerves, yet I
was just crasy for It. After drinking
It with my meals, I would leave the
table, go out and lose my meal and
the cofefe too. Then I'd be as hun
gry as ever.
"A friend advised me to quit coffee
and use Postum said It cured him.
Blnce taking his advice I retain my
food and get all the good out of it,
and don't have those awful hungry
"I changed from coffee to Postum
without any trouble whatever, felt
better from the first day I drank It. I
am well now and give the credit to
postum." Name given by Postum Co.,
Battle Creek, Mich. Read the little,
book. "The Road to Wellvllle." la
pkgs. "There's a reason."
in its place. Our word for it you will reap a reward,
"There's d Reason"
Get the little book, "The Road to Wellville," in pkgs. ,
Burlington depot In Tor and robbed the
night operator were In this city Satur
day. They went Into his livery barn and
nuked him the way to Nehawka. The
smaller of the two bought a pair of high
top boots from Mr. Sherwood In this city
and wore a black corduroy cap, a change
able overcoat and a pair of corduroy pants,
and had a very hard looking countenance,
but would not look anyone In the face.
The one who Inquired the way weighed
about ISO pounds. After receiving a card
of the holdap Sheriff Qulnton at once tele
phoned to the postmaster In Nehawka and
learned that the men had been there, but
were gone. The sheriff Is of the opinion
that they are the men wanted In Nebraska
City also, where they forged checks on a
TORK OPERATOR TELLS OF FIGHT
Operator Morris More Aasloas to Save
Com pa ay Money Thaa His Owa.
YORK, Neb., Jan. I (Special.) C. C.
Morris, the Burlington operator, finds that
he Buffered more Injuries from the attack
made on him by burglars than what he
first realised. He Is suffering from injuries
In the back and side. This morning he
was abb to give a better description of the
two men who tried to murder him for the
purpose of securing funds of the Burlington
railroad. One is a tall man of heavy build,
weighing about 196 pounds, and believed to
be a negro. The other is supposed to be
a negro, but perhaps he may be a white
man. Hlu hands were either black or very
dirty. Mr. Morris states that he was un
aware of the presence of the two burglars
until tlicy commanded htm to hold up his
hands snd then looked Into the revolver.
Ills first thought was, "I must save the
company s n.oney or my bondsmen will
have to pay," and waited his opportunity,
which came when one of the burglars hold
ing the revolver on him looked around,
when he hit him with a heavy coal shovel,
knocking him senseless. He struck at the
other one, hitting Mm and severing part
of the scalp, from which he bled pro
Citizens here are loud In praises of the
bravery of Mr. Morris ' and believe that
the Burlington company should reward
him by promoting him to one of the best
lobs on the road. Mr. Morris lost $23 80
and saved the company's cash. It Is be
lieved -the company will present him with
tho amount of money that he lost.
Burlington detectives are here and every
effort is being made to find the robbers.
It is believed that they are unable to get
any distance from York and that they
are hiding either in York or at some
Gave Coaaty Physicians Meet.
BEATRICE, Neb., Jan. 2. (8pecial.)-The
fourth annual meeting of the Gage County
Medical society was held In the Paddock
hotel parlors yesterday afternoon and last
evening, with a large attendance. At the
afternoon session the following papers were
read: "Clinic, Acromeglla (or Marie's dis
ease). Dr. I. N. Pickett of Odell; "The
Early Diagnosis of Arrested Mental Devel
opment," Dr. Frank E. Osborn of Beatrice;
"Tho Use and Abuse of Instruments in De
livery," Dr. H. M. Hepperlen of Beatrice;
"Practical Suggestions In Prostatic Hy
per trophe," Dr. A. C. Stokes of Omaha.
At the evening session Dr. Stokes of
Omaha and Dr. Pritchett of Falrbury read
Interesting and Instructive papers, after
which these officers were elected for the
coming year: President, Dr. C. P. Fall of
Beatrice; vice president. Dr. F. EX Osborn
of Beatrice ; secretary-treasurer, Dr. I. N.
Pickett of Odell;' board of censors, Drs.
Brash, McQirr and Bradley of Beatrice;
delegate to the house of delegates' of the
State Medical association, Dr. H. M. HepT
perlon of Beatrice.
The meeting was one of the most Inter
esting and Instructive held by the society
In some time. -.''
Cowrt la Seventh. District.
HARVARD, Neb., Jan. : t (Special.)
Judge Leslie G. Hurd has set court In
the Seventh Judicial district, as follows:
Nuckolls County January IS, Jury term;
May 20, equity term; September , . Jury
Thayer County January 88, Jury term;
May 27, equity term; September 23, Jury
Fillmore County February 4, Jury term;
June I, equity term; October 7, Jury term.
Clay County February 11, Jury term;
June 10, equity term; October 21, equity
Saline County February 26, Jury term;
June 17, equity term; November 11, Jury
The Jury will be called for the second
day of each Jury term of each county.
Court will convene on the flrat day of
each term called, upon the arrival of the
Judge, by the usual and first train of that
and find out sure
is really causing your trouble.
You say, "nonsense, there's Bill Jones
drank coffee for 50 years " j
Never mind him, remember you're not
and may want to be well. Suppose you cut
out the old coffee for 10 days and use well-boiled.
BATARD PEOfLE TAKE COAL
Billiard Bss aid So Fool in Wester.
flebrwka Tows. -
BUILDINGS AND FENCE POSTS ARE BURNED
Oa Order Cassoaay Car of Coal
-4a Set Oat After People Slese
Tea Teas of tbo
BAYARD. Neb.. Jan. L-Speclal Tele
gram.) A bltssard rsged from 4:10 p. m
New Year's day till t:80 a. m. today, with
the mercury from 10 to t degrees below
sero and no coal in town, the people burn
ing out-building and extra fence posts.
Cltliens boarded a west bound freight
train at 8:30 a. m. today and unloaded ten
tons of company coal. Conductor Spencer
telegraphed to headquarters snd the csr
was set out and turned over to the sgent
to distribute. There was no violence.
PACKING PLANT FOR NORFOLK
Company Organised with f300,Ot0
NORFOLK, Neb., Jan. 2. (Special.) A
company haa been formed for the purpose
of operating a packing plant In the old
sugar factory building here. The capital
stock will be $300,000, of which $126,000 has
been subscribed. E. H. Lulkart, president
of a Tllden bank, has been active in or
ganizing the new company, to which other
business men of northern Nebraska will
belong. All that remains before the ma
chinery shall be ordered Is for the sugar
factory to be turned over in accordance
with the policy announced by the Indus
trial company, which owns It.
Kews of Nebraska.
BEATRICE A cold rain fell here all day
Tuesday. The rainfall la estimated at al
most an Inch.
LOt'ISVILLE Charles Chapman was
kicked by a horse last evening, breaking
his Jaw In two places.
BEATRICE Whooping cough caused the
death of Thomas, the young son of Mr.
and Mrs. R. R. Kyle, yesterday.
RF.ATRICB John Shellabarger has pur
chased the feed store of John F. Kruae
and will conduct the business in tne iu-
PLATTSMOUTH The snow which fell In
this vicinity yesterday all melted during
the night, and the wind la still blowing
from the south.
BLTJE HILL E. T. Reeves, who has
been the Christian minister here for some
time, left yesterday for Oklahoma, where
he will make hla home on a farm.
HARVARO Students In sttendance at
the university and other schools who have
been spending the holiday at nome are
beginning to return to their work.
PLATTSMOUTH C. W. Moore, a former
resident of the Nebraska Masonic home In
this city, was laid to rest In Oak Hill ceme
tery this afternoon by the Masons.
BEATRICE The funeral services for the
late Mrs. Gretge Melnts were held yester
day from the Hanover church, northeast
of this city. Interment was In the Hanover
FULLERTON The volunteer fire depart
ment of this city held Its thirteenth annuel
masquerade ball st Sheaff's opera houee
last night, which proved to be a auccess In
AINSWORTHNew Year came in look
ing very white with a fine snow, which
continued all defy, and there was about six
Inches on the level at night, as the wind
was quite still all day.
BEATRICE An electrical cancelling ma
chlnce haa been Installed In the govern
ment building by J. J. Burnell, an expert
from Paris, representing the International
Supply company of New York.
BLUE HILL The mill In thla city Is
shut down this week on account of neces
sary repairs, the boiler berng too weak and
a new one is being Installed. - The mill has
had an exceptionally good year.
BLOOMINQTON The town council at Its
last meeting set the date for the special
water bond election at 'January 22. The
bonds will no doubt carry by a large ma
jority, as the town Is now enjoying an
enthusiastlo growth. i
NORFOLK The Norfolk Auditorium,
built some years ago by a Des Moines In
surance company at a cost of $16,000, hss
been bought by the Huse Publishing com
pany of Norfolk. The theater adjoins the
Dally News on the north.
LOUISVILLE A Mr. Castle, who was
In this place yesterday, boarded a fast
freight on the Burlington, thinking It waa
the local train. When the train reached
Cedar creek, his home, he Jumped off and
was seriously Injured and he Is still un
conscious. FULLERTON The first snowstorm of
the season for this vicinity commenced
falling Tuesday morning, and haa con
tinued throughout the day, and bids fair
to continue throughout the night. A light
wind Is blowing from the east, but the
snow Is quite heavy and as yet not drifting.
BLUE HILL At the meeting of the
Royal Neighbors the following officers were
elected: Mrs. A. C. Ralmey oracle: Mrs.
Newcomer, vice oracle; Mrs. August
Buschow. recorder; Mrs. Ed Hilton, re
corder; Mrs. Anna Boentje, msrahal; Mrs.
J. Delahoyde, chancellor; Miss Lulu Bank,
Inside sentinel; Mrs. Frsnk Smith, outside
sentinel; Mrs. A. Frentlce, board of man
agers. BEATRICE The annual mortgage report
for Gage county for l! Is as follows:
Total number of farm mortgages filed. 8-V);
amount, tf7.077.40; number of farm mort
gages released. 4M; amount, $11,3M 7.
Number of city mortgagee filed, fl
amount, $a.S4J.B7: numher of city mort
gages released, Inl; amount. $257,451.11.' '
HARVARO The friends of Dan Nettle
ton, who have known him for the last
thirty-four years sre much pleased that he
has been chosen speaker of the house and
feel confident that the Interest of the peo
ple generally will be carefully considered,
and that undue Influence of corporations
will receive little encouragement and a de
BEATRICK--Hose company No. 8 held
Its annual meeting last evening and elected
these officers: Jesse Johnson, president ;
Clinton Morrison, vice president; J. F.
Pethoud. secretary; Frank Bowman, treas
urer; Edward Mulcahey, steward; Oeorge
Comer, foreman; Earl Vlney, first asalatant
foreman: Martin Schidlowskl, second as
BEATRICE The Gage county farmers'
Institute will be held In Beatrice on Janu
ary $4 and 26. Among those who will ap
P-ar on the program are Prof. Bruner;
rof. Smith, the most successful cattle
feeder of all the- agricultural colleger!
Profa. Montgomery, Ashura and Atkinson,
ex-Oovernor Poynter and Miss Rosa Bouton
of domestic science fame.
H A RVA RD New Tear passed dull and
stormy, as rain and snow began falling
during the last night of the old year. and
continued until late In the afternoon, giv
ing a fine fall of water. New Year greet
ings with frfc-nds and social dinners were
about all that marked yesterday as dif
ferent from other days, and the new year
starts out with little change from the old.
M'COOK George Monroe, who Waa re
cently placed In the county Jail for securing
money under false pretenses passing "spuri
ous paper money haa escaped the vigi
lance of the sheriff's force and left the
country. During the absence of the sheriff
at Geneva the man In whose care he left
the prisoner left the Jail door open and
of course the prisoner needed no Invitation.
Red Willow county's Jail Is something of a
FREMONT The Inheritance tax law Is
hereafter to be strictly enforced In Dodge
county. The appraisers sppolnted by Juiig?
Stlnaon on the estates of H. C. Mahanna
and V. B. Stoddard have submitted their
reports. Dodge county will receive from
them about for the permanent road
fund and Nance and Howard counties will
receive in the aggregate about $3,000. It
Is the Intention of County Attorney Gra
ham and Judge Stlnson to see that no
estate In excess of the amount escapes the
M'COOK At a meeting of representa
tives of the several lodges of this part of
the state the Southwestern Nebraska Log
Rolling association elected the following
officers for the ensuing year: President,
Congressman Oeorge W. Norrls of McCook;
secretary. J- Raymond McCarl of McCook;
treasurer, G. Herbert Watklns, assistant
cashier of the Citizens bank of McCook.
The next annual log rolling will occur in
McCook early next fall. It will be one of
the occasions of the year in this section
FREMONT The appointment of T. B.
Hutchinson as humane officer is already
doing good. The son of a wealthy Wash
ington county rarmer was tne nrst to tie
brought up. The humane officer put his
horse, which hsd been left hitched on
the street a couple of hours yesterday
afternoon after a hard drive, up In a
livery atable. The young man felt much
humiliated over it, but admitted that It
served him right. An old German who has
driven a lame, decrepit pony around town
lor several monins was ainu nounpii mtii
he could not drive the horse any longer.
A trip to a blacksmith shop brought the
pony out all right. All he needed was
proper shoeing. Public sentiment Is back
of the officer. . t .
PLATT8MOUTH The funeral services
over the remains of Mrs. Perry Walker
were held In her late residence In this city
this afternoon by Dr. J. T. Balrd, assisted
by Rev. J. H. Balsnury, :arter wnicn tne
body was placed to rest beside her husband
In Oak Hill cemetery. Deceased was born
In Potsdam, N. Y.. February 8, 1841, and
was united In marriage to Perry Walker
In Norfolk, N. Y., November 24, 1861, They
came to Plattsmouth In 1S64, where they
have since resided. The children surviving
them are Myron C. Walker of Norfolk,
Neb.; Miss Hattie Walker of Cleveland, O.;
Rhece A. Walker of El Paso, Tex.; Mrs.
Grace Walker Johnson of St. Augustine,
Fla.; Mrs. Clara Wslker Phillips of Mar
quette. Neb., and Miss Cora Walker of
BEATRICE Third City lodge No 81, De
gree of Honor, and Beatrice lodge No. 138,
Ancient Order United Workmen, held '.Joint
Installation1 of -offloers- last- night.1- Mrs.
Anna Horner acted as installing officer for
the Degree of Honor and O. K. Reedy
that of the Workmen. The Degree offlcera
Installed are; Grace Bumgardner. chief of
honor;. Mury J. Reel, iau.v of lioiioi ; Mai
Bealer, chlvf of ceremonies; Lorena Davis,
recorder; Susan Gould, financier; Elda
Treadwell, receiver; Selma Penrod, usher;
Mrs. D. C. Jenkins, Inside watch; William
Hemphill, outside watch. These Workmen
officers were Installed: J. T. Moore, mas
ter workman; W. P. Dole, foreman; J. A.
McCallum, financier; A. H. Felch, receiver;
J. W. Ashenfelter, guide; Charley Johnson,
Inside watch; W. Randolph, outside watch;
Thomas Irvine, recorder. At the close of
the meMng a banquet was held.
FORECAST OF THE WEATHER
Fair la Nebraska Today Moch Colder
ta East Portion Fair
WASHINGTON, Jan. 2. Forecast of the
weather for Thursday and Friday:
For Nebraska Fair Thursday, mtreh
colder in east portion; Friday, fair, not so
cold In west portion. .
For Iowa Fair In west, clearing In east
portion Thursday, colder; Friday, fair.
For South Dakota Fair, much colder
Thursday; Friday, fair and not quite so
For Kansas Fair, colder Thursday; Fri
For Missouri Fair In west, rain In east
portion Thursday, colder; Friday, fair,
colder In east portion. '
For Colorado Fair Thursday, colder In
southeast portion; Friday, warmer.
For Wyoming Fair, continued cold
Thursday; Friday, partly cloudy and
warmer, snow in west portion.
For Montana Fair In east, snow' In west
portion Thursday, not so cold In north and
west portions; Friday, snow and warmer.
OFFICE OF THE WEATHER BUREAU.
OMAHA, Jan. 2. Official record of tfmper
ature and precipitation, compared with the
corresponding day of the last three years:
1906. 1905. 104. V.&.
Maximum temperature.. 19 12 W 9
Minimum temperature.... 29 " 28. 171
Mean temperature 89 SO 26 3
Precipitation 02 .19 T .OJ
Temperature and precipitation departures
from the normal at Omaha since March i,
and comparison with the last two years:
Normal temperature 17
Excess for the day , 23
Total excess since March 1, V 158
Normal precipitation .03 inch
Deficiency for the day ol Inch
Total rainfall alnce March 1 2S.61 Inches
Deficiency since March 1 3.76 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period, 190A.... 2.68 Incht-s
Deficiency for cor. period, lis S.&l Inches
Reports from Btatloaa at T P. M.
Station and State Temp. Max. Raln
of Weather. 7 p. m. Temp. fall.
Bismarck, clear 4 lti .14
Cheyenne, clear 1 24 ' .0)
Chicago, raining 40 40 T
Davenport, raining 38 40 . 02
Denver, cloudy 18 32 .0
Havre, clear 26 12 . .)
Helena, cloudy 2 2 .00
Huron, clear i m .
Kansas City, clear 48 62 .10
North Platte, clear 16 24 .00
Omaha, clear 29 49 T
Bt. IxjuIs, cloudy , 62 62 .40
St. Paul, cloudy 36 36 .1.'
Bait Lake City, cloudy z w .(to
Valentine, clear 3 14 .00
"T" lndlcatea trace of precipitation.
Indicates below sero.
L. A. WELSH. Local Forecaster.
December Weather assmarr.
Temnerature Highest. 64 degrees, on the
28th; lowest. degrees, oa the 18th; greatest
dally ranae, " aegrees, on ine lean
daily range, 4 degrees, on the 3uth; mean
or this month for thirty-six years, 27 de-
?:rees; absolute maximum for this month
or thirty-six years, 71 degrees, in 189U, ab
solute minimum for this month for thirty
six years. 17 degrees below sero. In 1879;
average dally excess of this month as com
pared wth mean of thlrty-alx years, 21
dtgrees: accumulated excess since January
1, 'i3 degrees; average dally exceaa since
Janusry I. .t of a degree.
Precipitation Total this month, 1 23
Inches; greatest precipitation In twenty
four hours, l.ut inches, on the 29th snd 30th;
average of this month for thirty-six years,
.93 of an Inch; excess of this month ss
compared with average of thlrty-alx years,
.33 of an inch; accumulated deficiency siuce
January 1, S.U laches.
CAS KILLS TWO IN A S1CI1T
BjlTestsr Kirtly Islieved to HT8 Oom
mittsd Suiolda at Uaion Hotel
DEATH OF FRANK KUNC ACCIDENTAL
Klrtlr, Laborer front Iowa, Aaka tor
Room With Gas Waea Ha
Death by caa of two men In quick suc
cession were reported from different hotels
to the police station Wednesday morn In a.
Sylvester Kirtly, a laborer, whose horns
Is believed to be at Stuart. Ia., went to
the Vnlon hotel. Eleventh and Mason
streets, for his aas, and Frank Kunc, a
cook, picked out a room at the Prague
hotel. Thirteenth and William streets, for
his fatal dose, which Is supposed to have
been Inhaled accidentally and with no In
tention of self-destruction.
Kirtly was found dead in his room at the
Union hotel about I a. m. Wednesday, with
one (as Jet turned on. From several cir
cumstances suiToundlnsT the case it is be
lieved to be a clear case of suicide. Cor
oner Brailey took charge of the body and
will hold an Inquest.
Kirtly went to the hotel about 5 p. m.
Tuesday and asked to be assigned to a
room that was lighted with gas, as he
said he wanted to write some letters. Noth
ing further was seen of him until a cham
bermaid detected the odor of gas coming
from his room Wednesday morning and,
after breaking in the door, the man was
found dead In his bed. Police Surgeon
Harris was called, but the man had evi
dently been dead for hours. The gas Jet
was on at full force and all the windows
and the transom had been tightly closed.
Letters found among hts effects Indicate
that he came from Norfolk, but had a
mother living at Stuart, Ia. Letters were
also .found from elay Pearl Slaughter, 1516
Bluff street, Des Moines. He registered
under a name at the hotel that could not
be deciphered, but gave hla address as
The man was about 46 years of age and
Is evidently a foreigner.
Kaae Death Not Snlclde.
Within an hour after the suicide of
Kirtly was reported to the police the call
was received from the Prague hotel, where
Kunc was found dead In his room about
10 a. m. by John Buresh, a clerk at the
hotel. His room was filled with gas, Sra
the windows and door were tightly closed
and one of the gas Jets turned on to Its
capacity. It Is believed Kunc accidentally
turned on the gas, as no motive for his
taking his life could be assigned by any
who knew him.
Kunc was last seen about 9 p. m. Tues
day, when he left the office of the hotel and
said he Intended to retire. Suspicion was
not aroused when he failed to appear
Wednesday morning until the clerk de
tected the odor of gas in the hall and
traced It to the room occupied by, Kunc.
Ths door was broken In and the police
station notified. Dr. Pugsley responded
and found that the man was beyond human
aid, as he had been dead for several hours.
Kunc was a Bohemian and had lived at
the hotel for four years, but had resided
In that vicinity for over twenty years.
Little is known of his personal affairs and
it is not known if he has any relatives In
the city. Coroner Brailey will hold an in
quest over the body at 4 p. m. Wednesday.
It is believed Kuno was slightly de
mented, as he Jumped out of a second
story window at St. Joseph's hospital about
four years ago when he was at the Institu
tion being treated for an. affection of the
throat. He was also at the county hospital
for some time and was released about two
months ago.. The attendants at the latter
hospital said he acted strangely at times
and it was evident his mind was not nor
mal. While at the county hospital Kuno
told fellow patients that he came from
Clarkson, and an Investigation is being
mude to ascertain if he has relatives at
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Our Semi-Annual Clearance Sale is now in full swing.
Here is the greatest opportunity ever offered parents to
outfit the children with high grade clothing at factory
25 Discount on all Furnishings, Girl's Dresses and
33Vi Discount on all Boys' Clothing, Girl's Coats
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Hats and Caps (including
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se1) thr-.t woman and her baby burn to
William Dane, conductor of train No. ,
who iias a broken collar bone and Is much
bruised about the face and body, said:
"The train was Just pulling clear of the
VollanC. yards and waa travelling about
thirty miles an hour. I dropped into the
front seat of the smoker and dosed.
"There were thirty-two Mexicans, sitting
two in a seat, back of me, also Al Link,
an Interpreter, a foreman and five paid
"I was awakened by the air being set. I
Jumped head first out of the window and
struck on my shoulders.
"When I turned around and looked back
at the train I saw names leaping fifty
feet high from tha sfnoker. God only
knows what happened to those thirty-two
Mexicans who were sitting back of me, two
In a seat."
J. A. Heath of Nichols, Ia., a home-
seeker, in the first tourist Pullman in the
train, the one that burned, said:
'All of a sudden I felt the grinding of
tho brakes and about the first thing I
knew I was Jammed up against tha berth
opposite mine. The water tank In the
car burst and the water ran down ths
aisle. I knew we had been wrecked and
thought tha car had rolled into a river.
When I got out three or four cars were
burning up ahead arid men were yelling
to belp push the cars back. Before we got
to our car It had caught fire and was
burned up. Most of the men In our party
got all of their belongings out of tho car."
Telegraph Operator Talks.
John Lynes, the telegraph operator at
Volland, who lied after letting No. 29 get
by him, was arrested at Alma, ten miles
away. There, after maxing a statement be
fore the clerk of the district court, he was
placed in Jail. Lynes. who Is but 1 years
old. said in his statement:
'I had been awake all night and was
perfectly sober. At about 4 or 6 o'clock
this morning tha dispatcher gave ma four
orders. One wsa for second 2 to meet No.
30 at Voland Instead of at Alta Vista, No. 29
also to meet No. 14 at Volland at the same
time. No. 23 headed into the east switch
and let No. 14 pass, backed out of east
switch and headed down the main line. I
thought It was going to stop at the depot
to take water, as trains have been doing,
but instead it went by from six to ten
miles an hour. Both boards were at
'danger from tha way tha lever stood
in the office. I cleared No. 14 by pulling
down tha right-hand board for that train,
as I had no orders for No. 14. leaving the
westbound board at 'danger,' as my lever
was in proper place in the office. But No.
tt did not stop, and I ran out with my
lantern, but with two swings across the
track It went out. I then ran to tha pump
house, grabbed tha pumper's lantern and
waved it a few times, but It also went
"I also called the pumper, telling him
what had happened. I went back to the
depot and told the dispatcher that second
No. 2 waa by and wa waited to sec -f
it wag gving to coma back. I told the
Northrop & Durry Boys'.
Sam'l. W. Peck's Young
Men's Fine Clothing,
Boys' Extralong Trousers.
Boys' Extra Short Pants.
Girl's Coats (including
Girl's Furs. Baby Bonnets.
300 Boys' Sweaters,
mostly small Sizes
sold from $1.00 to
dispatcher that I was coming to .Topeka
and was trying to get there."
CHICAGO, Jan. 2. The following state
ment was Issued today by General Manager
Melchor of the Rock Island railroad:
Superintendent Roiirke. now at the wreck.
states that thtry-ltve people were killed, ten
bodies having been recovered. INeatty all
of the killed were Mexicans or other for
eign laborers who were riding in the smok
ing car of the westbound train.
"The Kansas division, upon which the
wreck occurred, had Just been equipped
with the block signal system, and which
was placed In operation at 12:01 a. m., Jan
OUTPUT OF PACKING HOUSES
Holiday Season Shows . Its Effects
in the Marketing; of
CINCINNATI, Jan. 2 (Special Telegram.)
Price Current says: The holiday period
has lessened the marketing of hogs. The
total western packing was 490,000, compared
with 6K),UOO the: preceding Week 'and 610,000'
last year. Since . November 1 tha total
is 4.715.000, against 6,4tK),0OO a year ago.
Prominent places compare as follows:
Chicago 1.170,000 1,340,000
Kansas City 6H5.OO0 S35,000
South Omaha 2M.011O 8tl6,000
St. Iouls . 335,0(10 8H6.O00
St. Joseph N 324.000 4O0.000
Indianapolis 2X1,000 870, 00
Milwaukee 2fo,0) 237,0.0
Cincinnati 12ti,0n0 143.000
Ottumwa 120,0110 140.000
Cedar Rapids 92,000 137,000
Sioux City ltW.OiiO 207,000 .
St. Paul 2110.0110 1S6.X)
Cleveland 11S.000 126,000
POISON ON BREAD AND ROLLS
Alleged Striking Bakers at Chicago
Are Arrested oa a Serleas
CHICAGO, Jan. 2. Four men, said to be
members of the Bakers' union, have been
arrested on the charge of putting acid on
hundreds of loaves of bread distributed
among the Jewish residents of tha West
A strike is In progress at a local bakery
and It is claimed that strike sympathisers
threw the acid and also Iodoform on wagon
loads of bread and .rolls after they had
left the bakery.
The police have confiscated many basket
of poisoned bread and are holding then for
evidence. In the porkots of the four men
arrested were found bottles of csrbollo
scld and packages of powdered iodoform.
Cures Woman's Weaknesses.
We refer to that booii to weak, nervous,
tuffering women known as Dr. Pierce's
Dr. John Fyfe one of the Editorial Staff
of The Eclectic Medical Review says
of Unicorn root (UelonUia Lftoloa) which,
is one of the chief ingredients of the "Fa
A remedy which Invariably acts as a uter
Ine lovlgorator makes for normal ac
- livity of the entire reproductive aysiem.
lie continues "In llehmlas ws hsve a medica
ment which more fully answers tbe above
puruoAcs Hum any oUter drug with vhich I am
aeAAiainted. In tho treatment of diseases pe
culiar to women it Is seldom that a rase la
seen which does not present soma indication
' for Uila remedial scent" lit. Fyfe further
says: "The following are among the leading
tudlcatlous for lieloulas (Lulcorn root), fala
or .aching In the back, with leucorrbera I
atonic (weak) condltlofhv of (be reproductive
organs of women, mentot depression and Ir
ritability, associated wlltfcbronlc diseases of
tbe ruprodil tle gans of women: constant
sensation ft heat In the region of tbe kid;
neys: nierrrhsl iflooalniA due to a weak
eneO conitlon ofthe reproductive system!
emenortiirtrVarsre&sed or absent monthly
lerlol.teairrii f rum or accompanying aa
abnosfual condition of tha digestive organs
and Atemtc (thin blood) hahltl drasglng
sensloni ia the extreme lower part of tae
If morn or ! or tne grove tyrnptms
Better 'than tako" Dr. Ph-rce'sFavuriii
PrnnTlflfroirffTT"!16 'Md'hs- lug reOT
enuoi u nii'ii I Unicorn root, or uelonlaa,
snd the medical properties of which it
most faithful' represents.
Of Uoldori Seal root, another prominent
Ingredient of "Favorite ,Prescrlptlon,
Prof. Fluley EUlngwcxd, M. D., of Ben
nett Medical Collcgo, Chicago, says:
"It la an Important remedy in d laorders of
the womb. In all catarrhal conditions
and general enfeoblement. It 1 useful."
Prof. John M. rk-uiftcr, M. D., late of
Cincinnati, says of Uoldgn Seal root t
In relation U lis general effects 00 the
KsUtm. tter 4s no mtALcint rn km owtit sIM4
trt it tueJt general vmrntfiuty of wtnioa. It
Is untvermdli regarded as lh4 tonic useful la
ail debilitated stairs."
Prof. K. liartholow, M. D.. of Jefferson
Medical College, says of (iolden Keal 1
Valuable in uterine hemorrhage, mono
rhagta (flooding) and rongeotiva aystusnu
rbies (painful menktru at Will." '
Dr. Pierce's Favorite Preserlptloa fhttba
fully represents all the above cbm4 la
gredlenU and cures t be d beast fog wains!
Uusy axs reooioaittudud.