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TIIE OMAIIA DAILY BEE: THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 1907.
CAUSE OF THE COAL FAMINE
Cmmini(raer Lana Eaya it Wu Dna t
Baada FtTorin Mora Profitable Traffic
WORK ON RECIPROCAL DEMURRAGE LAW
Commission Will Draft Btatnte In
tended to Item Eqaltnble
Division of Can Among
WASHINGTON, Jan. t The mum, but
not the cure, for the car shortage In the
northwest, and the consequent coal famine
In North Dakota, have been determined by
the members of the Interstate Commerce
commission participating In the recent
hearings at Chicago and Minneapolis.
Franklin K. Lane, who served as chair
man of the Investigating commission, to
day filed his report with the full commis
sion and sent It to President Roosevelt,
who ordered the Inquiry. He finds:
It Is a fair Inference from all the testi
mony that the real cause of the coal
ecsrcltv in North Dnkot was such an
abundance of westbound traffic at the heHd
of the lakes that cars were not available
In the congested state of the terminal for
the rarrvtng of coal to North Dakota, a
comparatively short haul for a low class
In his letter of transmission to the presi
dent Mr. Lane says the report will be fol
lowed In due course by the special recom
mendations of the commission as a whole
as to whatever legislation, If any, may be
Combine Not Responsible.
, Referring to the report that the con!
' shortage was due to the presence of a
trust or combination between dealers In
coal who fixed prices In the northwest,
and refused to sell to "outsiders" and "Ir
regulars," the report says:
The commission has gained Indisputable
firoof of an agreement between coal dealers
o maintain prices and to boycott all who
do not so agree, hut there Is no evidence
at all Justifying the contention that this
combination Is chargeable with the coal
shnrtnge prevailing nor that the railroads
were a party In such a way to such a
The report of the commissioner first deals
with the coal famine In North Dakota, and
presents the conditions of distress found
. to have existed In that state. The remedies
which the commission proposes to work
out Include a plan for a car clearing house
or car pool and reciprocal demurrage.
Financial loss to a large percentage of
the people of the northwest la shown to
have been caused by the failure of railroad
to prepare for a large movement of grain.
Mr. Lane shows that the railroads tapping
the great grain belt of the northwest seem
to have been overwhelmed by this year's
crop, although In fact the crop scarcely
exceeded that of 1906, nor did It equal that
of at least one other preceding year.
Reciprocal Demurrage Proposed.
In considering the evidence taken, Com
missioner Lane says that a plan for a pro
posed car clearing house or a car pool
between connecting lines is regarded with
much favor. The details of such a plan
have not been worked out. Car approprla
tion between carriers Is treated at some
length and the adoption of a rule Is sug
gested fixing a minimum of SO cents a day
during those months of the year when
t raffle is light and Increasing this possibly
four-fold during the latter halt of the year
when cars are most needed. The most
generally advocated remedy for the failure
of carriers to furnish cars when demanded
Is known aa the reciprocal car demurrage.
This phrase means In a word that carriers
hull be penalized on failure to furnish
cars demanded, and It arises out of the
universal railroad practice of Imposing a
per diem penalty when a car Is held by a
consignee for unloading beyond a certain
fixed number of days. The commissioner
cays this plan would not overcome th
transportation difficulties If the measure
merely provided for punishing the railroad
for nonplaclng . of cars or nonmovement
Real Canse May Lie Deep.
Mr. Lane In his report sums up the con
clusion of the commissioners In the fol
The problem Is one that Is much deeper
.and much broader than a mere lack of
cars and engines. It is one In which Is
Involved every factor In railroading, the
construction, operation, maintenance and
financing of the railroad. The Inability
of a shipper to secure a car may only be
a symptom of a deep-seated and organic
trouble. The real cause of the car short
age may He In the too conservative char
acter of the management of the npad, or
in the unfitness or Incompetency of It
operating officials. It may flow from an
Incomprehension on the part of the di
rectors of the full duty imposed by law
on a common carrier. It may arise out
of a policy In railroad operation which
gives primary consideration to specula
tive stock operations. It may coma from
an Inability to secure funds so to fit it
self that It can discharge its duty. It may
follow In a time of prosperity from an
Increase of traffic which could not have
reasonably been anticipated. It may hav-
arisen from Inability to secure labor or
materials necessary to the proper enlarg
ing of facilities. This enumeration of
cai ses Is not exhaustive. It obuld not
well be complete without giving consid
eration to many economic factors which
at first glance would appear remote and
unrelated. Clearly the problem of trans
portation la so closely Interwoven with
the fabric of our commercial system and
so closely related and so Interdependent
are the various activities of our Industrial
life that one may not lightly say what
are the multitudinous considerations
which necessarily enter Into so simple a
question as the reason why a railroad car
is not at once forthcoming when ordered.
The enactment of a reciprocal demur-
AND "THE BEST."
BOTTLED IN BOND
PURITY AGE STRENGTH
Look for the word
Woodford Co.. Ky.
"1 ' tafLira mad. .
rag bill will not build railroad track,
equipment, enlarge and simplify terminals
nor transform Incompetent operating offi
cials Into flrst-closs ratlnnad men, but It
might stimulate, energise and In some
rases revolutlonite the methods of de
linquent railroads, so that they would
render the service which they were cre
ated to render. This is the theory of re
ciprocal demurrage. Bvit that of Itself It
will enable the railroad's to render ade
qunte service Is not demonstrated by ex
perience. The need for additional legislation to
reach the seat of the trouble Is shown by
the conclusion of the report whereiu It Is
said: "If the Interstate Commerce com
mission is to be vested with rower to
make rules under which railroads shall
be required on penalty to furnish cars to
shippers, this commission should also be
empowered to make rules under which
free Interchange of cars shall be effected,
or to require railroads engaging In Inter
state commerce to make such rules for
their own protection and provldo for their
BACK TO STATE FOR INDIAN
Gifts Rainbow Is Given Over to the
Nebraska Coorts by Jndge
A decision was received at the United
States circuit court Wednesday morning
dismissing the habeas corpus proceedings
against Charles Green Rainbow, a Winne
bago Indian, and remanding hlrh to the
custody of the state authorities.
The case grows out of an alleged assault
and arrest made by Charles Oreen Rain
bow on Thomas L. Sloan in forcibly eject
ing the latter from the vicinity of the
Winnebago agency house, where he had
gone to collect a bill of an Indian on one
of the lease payment days. A rule of the
Interior department prohibits collectors
from approaching within 100 yards of the
agency during the time payments of lease
money are being made to Indiana. Mr.
Sloan Is alleged to have violated the rule
by coming within the 100-yard limit and
was, upon the order of the agent, ejected
by being placed In a wagon by Rainbow
and two other Indian policemen and taken
without the 100-yard limit Mr. Sloan had
the policemen arrested for assault on a
complaint sworn out before the county
The government thereupon Immediately
secured the release of the policemen by
writ of habeas corpus on the ground that
they were In the legitimate discharge of
their duties. The case was heard before
Judge Trleber, while he was on the bench
In December, Mr. Sloan holding that the
Indian police were without authority and
that the ruling established by the Interior
department was without warrant or law:
In deciding the matter Judge Trleber,
who has returned to Arkansas, says:
"The regulations Invoked by the peti
tioners have been approved by the secre
tary of the Interior. There must must bo
an act of congress granting such author
ity, otherwise they are void and can af
ford no protection. This order Is made
without prejudice to the petitioners to
plead the same as a defense in the state
court if so advised."'
As a result of the decision Rainbow la
remanded to the custody of the state au
thorities. However, It is the Intention of
the government to appeal the case, because
of the Importance of the Issues Involved,
relative to the right of the Interior de
partment to enforce rules not specifically
provided for by act of congress.
COUNTY HAS GOOD BALANCE
Over Hundred Thonaand Dollar la
General Fand Despite D li
cit Year Ago.
There Is a balance of more than $100,000
In the general fund of Douglas county In
spite of the fact that the 1906 board started
out with a deficit of nearly $46,000. County
expense for lue lixat eifcVb& fticnthfl h&V8
averaged $30,800 a month. J. J. Ryder,
cleric of the county commissioners, has
prepared the following statement of the
county's financial condition: '
Unpaid bills carried from 1906 $ 82,821.52
Funds available Jan. 1. 1906. to pay '
Unprovided at Jan. 1, 1906 4S,il!M.44
Transferred from 19l, road and
bridge funds 66,000.00
Which liquidated 1906 bills carried
over and left for 19ue general
fund $ 19.119.66
Exiwnses for general fund Jan. 1.
116. to Dec. 1. 1906 I229.68S.0fi
Of which there had been paid Deo.
1, IBM ZW,K3.flO
Balance unpaid Dec. 1, 1906 $ Z1,84.B6
Balance In fund Dec. 1. 1S06 143,290.4
On hand to pay unpaid bills Deo.
1, lUt. and pay Dec. bills $171,424.94
And December collections are not shown
In balance on hand. County expense for
eleven months has amounted to about $20,-
800 per month; so we may fairly expect that
at this date, after all 1906 bills are paid,
there Is a balance in the general fund of
more than $100,000. This, too, when the
1906 board started out with a deficit of
Bee Want Ads produce results.
Jaeksonlnns' Ananal lianqaet.
The Jacksonian club will hold Its annual
banquet at the Paxton hotel the night of
January 8. W. J. Bryan was Invited to at
tend, but cannot on account of his Cali
fornia lecturing tour. He wll send a letter
to be read and a substitute to speak In the
person of Leo T. Oenung of Iowa. Mr
Oenung will speak on the toast. "One Mali
Power in Politics." A. C. Shallenberger,
Mayor Dahlman and others will speak and
C. O, Cunningham will act aa toastmoster.
"RYE" in red on label.
Riley Bross Co.. Omaha
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Treatment by mail.
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Sunday. to 1.
Coll or write. Bog Tft. Office til South
f eurvetnlh street. Outaha, Nb. ,
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Boutaara Association Aiki for Frani Order
Acalut How Tark ExohaD.tr
Asks that it be denied use of mails
It is Alleged that Fictitious Qaota
tlons Based en TJnsplnable Cotton
Depress Prices on Real
WASHINGTON. Jan. l-Chargea of fraud
were filed late this afternoon with Post
master Oeneral Cortelyou against the of
ficials and members of the New Tork Cot
ton exchange by Representative Livingston
of Georgia and Harvie Jordan, president
of the Southern Cotton association, of At
lanta. On the charges they filed they base
a request that the Postofflce department
Issue a fraud order against the officials
and members of the New York Cotton ex
change In order to bar them from the use
of the United States malls In conducting
what the charges term fraudulent practices.
The postmaster general referred his call
ers to Judge Goodwin, assistant attorney
general for the Postofflce department. It
I likely that a healing on the charges will
be held by Judge Goodwin before a de
termination of the question to reached.
Representative Livingston and Mr. Jor
dan aubmltted to the postmaster general
the following letter accompanying: the
WASHINGTON. D. C Jan. 1 1907. Hon.
O. B. Cortelyou, Postmaster General,
Washington. D. C. Dear Blr: We. the Hon.
L. F. Livingston, M. C, of Georgia, and
Harvie Jordan, president of the Southern
Cotton association, Atlanta, Go., hereby re
spectfully request the issuance of a fraud
order by your department against the use
of the United States malls by the officers
and members of the New Tork Cotton ex
change, ' and present our reasons for the
same in the following charge, below out
lined, and to which we most respectfully
invite your careful attention. Yours truly,
1a F. IjIVINOSTON,
HARVIB JORDAN. ,
Charges Allege Frand.
Following are part of the charges pre
sented to Mr. Cortelyou:
We charge that New York City has
ceased to be a commercial spot cotton
market, and that the New York Cotton
exchange, operating under Its present de-
Daeea ana fraudulent contracts, has de
veloed into a purely speculative or gam
bling exchange and that the gradea of
cotton shipped to New York and tender
able upon the contracts under the rules of
the New rorx Cotton exchange cannot
be used for commercial spinning purposes
and that suoh grades of cotton are used
solely to depress the price of splnnable
grades In the south; to further the specu
lative features of the New York Cotton
exchange to the heavy detriment of tho
entire legitimate cotton trade of the United
We further charge that the said New
York Cotton exchange, through Its officers
and members. Is dally using the United
States mails for the purpose of transmit
ting and advertising its business to the
legitimate cotton trade of the United
States, and we charge that such business
is fraudulent and that sara officials and
members of the New York Cotton exchange
should be denied the use of the United
States malls. We refer you to copies of
letters hereto attached.
We further charge that New York City
haa ceased to be a spot cotton market
for . commercial, splnnable grades of cot
ton, due to the present debased contracts
of the New York Cotton exchange, and as
proof of the charge we cite to you the
fact that from September 1, 1908, to De
cember 31, 1908, there was only delivered
from that market 10,046 bales of spot cot
ton to spinners out of a total of prac
tically 8,000,000 bales of American cotton
placed on the. markets of this country at
We charge further that the official dally
quotations sent out through the United
States malls by the officers and members
of the New York uotton exenange 10 tneir
customers and others, both as to "futures"
and "spot prices, are fraudulent in mat
neither . represents the true and actual
value of soot cotton, but that the same
are rrom fo to n.ou per Date ies imu
the market nrlce at which splnnable grades
of cotton could be purchased In the south
and shipped to New York for tender on
aiu IikuuUilmI Cx:.raci3.
In addition to the formal charges, many
letters and affidavits In support of them
were submitted to Postmaster General Cor
telyou. Representative Livingston urged
prompt and decisive action In the ma'tter,
and Mr. Cortelyou said the charges would
be given, attention by the department
Exchange Asks for Charges.
NEW YORK, Jan. 2. Walter C. 'Hub
bard, president of the New York Cotton
exchange, announced today that he had
asked Postmaster General Cortelyou to
send him copies of any complaints that
might have been made to him against the
New York Cotton exchange. This action
was taken on the publication of reports
that an application will be made to the
postmaster general In behalf of cotton
growing Interests In the south for the is
suance of a fraud order against the New
York Cotton exchange, denying it the use
of the United States malls. It was said
to have been charged that cotton delivered
on contracts and sold on the floor of the
New York Cotton exchange was not of
the grade called for by the contracts.
On the publication of this report President
Hubbard first' sent a telegram to Mr. Cor
telyou and then on December 81 wrote to
him asking that Mr. Cortelyou "favor the
New York Cotton exchange with copies
of any complaint made against it, in order
that proper action might be taken to pro
tect its interests against such unwarrant
EGGS TAKE ANOTHER FALL
Drop Price from Thirty to Twenty-
Elgbt Cents far the
Fgga have taken another drop In price.
This la the encouraging information that
greeted Wednesday morning's marketers.
Thirty cents a dosen waa last week's price,
but they have dropped t cents, and the
very best country eggs, the best obtainable.
sold for ZS cents a dosen Wednesday morn'
lng. The beat candled eggs, that aold for
26 and 28 centa last week, are selling at 24
cents a dosen today, and housekeepers who
are asked to pay more will do well to In
restlgate. There is no change in the prioe
of butter, however, the best package
creamery still selling for 86 cents a pound
and the tub creamery from 28 to 30 cents
Oreen Peppers on Toast A delloloua
relish to serve with any chafing dish com
pound is crisp, thin slices of toast sprln
Ued with green peppers that have been
chopped to the last degree of fineness and
covered lightly with a little mayonnaise.
Orange Pudding Orate the rind of two
oranges thin so aa not to get more of the
white than you can help. Put two small
bakers' sponge -cakes or two squares of
stale home made sponge cake Into a dish,
breaking them up In pieces. Scoop out the
Inslds of the oranges and rub them through
a slsve on tha pieces of sponge cake. Let
them stand while you crumble four more of
the stale sponge cakes into two-thirds pint
of milk. Add the grated rind and the coke
that has been with the Juice and pulp.
Beat two whole eggs, whites and yolk
separately, and the yolks of three eggs
extra with two heaping tablespoonfuls of
granulated sugar, and add to the crumbs
and orange pulp. Add one ounce and a half
of candied orange peel, cut In small pieces.
Turn into a baking dish and bake In
pan of water until It la like custard.
Garnish the top with bits of the candled
peel and serve hot with a large spoonful of
whipped cream beatds It which has been
thoroughly chilled. Flavor the cream with
vanilla or sherry.
Now Is the time to make your want
kaewa through The Bee Waut Ad Pag.
MIKE SCHRECKIS AFTER BURNS
Wonders If the Loquacious One Re
mem Vera Jimplii Ont of
"I wonder If Tommy Bums remembers
the night he Jumped out of a window to
dodge me," Mike Pchreck remarked last
night while discussing the presence In the
city of Tommy Hums, the Pacific AthletlO
club's home-made champion. Mike and
Tommy are old ring rivals and Mike is
anxious to get another chance at the Loa
"Not long ago, while we were both In
Los Angeles, Tom McCarey couldn't decide
which one of us hs liked the better," Mike
continued. "He said If we would make a
match and fight he would keep the winner
and make a star of htm. Burns wouldn't
listen to It and then McCarey took him into
a lde room and talked to him.
' "Later McCarey came out of the room
alone and said it was all off. I waited for
Burns to come out, but he didn't do so.
Then I went and looked In the room. It
was empty, but a window, the only
way a man tmild have got out, was wide
open. Now, whst do ydu think of that?"
Mike said he would like to have met
Bums and talked over that and a few
other Incidents of their previous meetings,
"I licked him and he never licked me and
never could," Mike continued. "I can beat
this fellow in ten rounds sure and he knows
it." Chicago Chronicle.
Frank Delehanty recently underwent an
operation for appendicitis at the St, Alexis
hospital in Cleveland.
Ice boating Is growing In favor at Cut
off lake. Near Year's day two boats glided
over the lake like a pair of birds. Grant
Cleveland, Glon Brown and John Hlrkox,
owners of two Ice boats at the lake, invited
a party of friends out and treated them
to some of the finest sport of the season.
One of the young women In the party de
clared she at times thought she was gliding
through the air Instead of on ice.
Champion of All J. J. Jeffries.
I leuvy weight Tommy Burns.
Light heavyweight Jack O'Brien.
Middleweight Tommy Ryan.
Welterweight BMly Mellody.
Lightweight Joe' Gana.
Featherweight Abe Attel.
Bantam weight Several claimants.
EVENTS OH THE RCKNIKG TRACKS
One Jockey Badly Injured and Two
; Suspended nt Sew Orlenns.
NEW ORLEANS, Jan. t-Two Jockeya
suspended, one painfully Injured and bets
declared off on one race summarises the
features of today's meeting at the Fair
Grounds. In the first race Jockey Aubu
chon, riding Sir Vagrant, was unseated,
being caught in a Jam, and having his face
painfully lacerated before going down. In
consequence of this accident Aubuchon's
mount in the third race, Goldmate, was
scratched and bets declared off.
Jockey Ferret, riding Florlsel In the
fourth race, wass suspended for the re
mainder of this meeting and fined $00 for
striking St. Valentine with his whip. In
the fifth race Jockey Seder, riding Billy
Vertress, was suspended for the remainder
of this meeting for cutting across the field.
Weather cloudy, track good. Results:
inrat race, five and a half furlongs, sell
ing: Iecklaw won. No Quarter second, Bur-
ean Arnold third. Time: 1:07.
Second race, six furlongs, selling: Mata-
or won, Lady Voshtl second. Ralbert third.
Third race, one mile, selling: Beau Brum-
mel won, Lady Ellison second, Daring
third. Time: 1:41.
Fourth race, one mile and a sixteenth:
ucky Charm won. St. Valentine second.
ames Reddick third. Time: 1:40.
Fifth race, six furlongs: Judge Davey
won, Billy Vertrees second. Brittany third.
Time: 1:13. . .
ttixtn race, one mile and a quarter: Lena
won. La Cache second. Merry Pioneer
third. Time: 2:09.
LOS ANGELES. Jan. 2. Results at Ascot
First race, six furlongs: Bnlosma won. AI-
lerion second, Canoplan third. Time: 1:144.
Becona race. Futurity course: jvioifolk
woh, Airs second, Grceno third. Time: 1:11.
Third race. Brooks course: Cotillon won.
Los Angeieno second. Freeslas third. Time:
Fourth race, one mile: W. H. Carev won.
Tartan second. Mllshora third. Time: 1:43.
Fifth race. Futurity course: Remember
won. St. Albans second.' Hamiv Rice third.
Sixth race, six furlongs: Axora. won.
Betsy second Lotta Gladstone third. Time;
SAN FRANCISCO. Jan. 2.-Results at
First race, six furlongs: Yousan won.
Batldor second. Cardinal Sarto third. Time:
Second race, ni furlongs: Hersaln won.
ake Ward second. Cocksure third. Time:
Thlrd'race. three furlongs: Hlacho won.
Bordona second, Billy Watklns third. Time:
Fourth race, six furlongs. Nellson handi
cap: Collector Jessup won, Mary F second,
Soufriere third. Time: 1:15. 4
Fifth race, one mile and an elo-hth. sell
ing: Voladay won, Iras second. Ore ha n
third. Time: 1:68.
Sixth race, one mile, selling: Fulletta won,
Magrane second, Rolla third. Time: 1:44.
TEBBAIT MOVES TO KANSAS CITY
C, H. Thomas Chlvlngrtoa Will Slunuire
the Louisville Club.
LOUISVILLE. Ky.. Jan. 2. The stock
holders of the Louisville Base Ball club
today elected Thomas A. Barker, an at
torney, president, and C. H. Thomas ChlV'
lngton. formerly of Milwaukee, vice ureal
dent and manager. Owner George Tebeau
will remove to Kansas, city and devote the
major Dortlon of his time hereafter to the
club which he owns in that city, with Nate
WUDur aa secretary.
WITH THE BOWLERS.
Scores bowled Wednesday in the singles
and doubles of the city championship
1st. 2d. td. Total.
Catherwood I 189 138 m
Oordy 139 188 141 41
A. C. Reed 13 , 147 114 CI4
H. D. Reed 141 241 177 669
Johnson 238 20S 248 6T
Zimmerman 2u0 16 167 662
1st. 2d. td. Total.
Johnson 1 'Hi 248 672
Zimmerman 214 2o3 2ol 618
Totals 3t 435 449 1,290
Catherwood 149 144 167 450
Gordy 227 160 169 646
Totals v..... O i ill VM
Chatelaine 166 1S 171 6"0
Ooff 1S 169 173 628
Totals 362 S32 M 1,028
Beselin 172 144 177 408
Judy 231 1U ttt 687
Totals 403 S2 S61 1.0M0
On the Metropolitan alleys last night in
hA rliv tournament the champion Stora
team took the lead and undoubtedly will
win the city championship. Captain Weber
of the Stors team has certainly got a fine
lot of bowlers together, ana ir tney aa as
well at St. Louis they certainly will bring
back some of the long green. Carman's
Colts did quite well and at one stage of
the srama thev had a fair cnance to over
come the eitors lean, out as usual, wun
hard luck and some poor bowling, their
only hope went glimmering. The Mets
team powiea a aieaay game ana wen in
It all the time.
Tonight the Hamlltons. Dreshern and Gold
Tons wiu wina up me nve-man teams.
1. 2. 8. Total,
Frltscher 202 187 166 at
Cochran ! 2vi 1V6 bi
Hartley ,1 20 135 470
C. J. Francisco 191 m 16 . 648
Anderson 1T7 2u3 2u6 6s6
874 8S 867 .7Jt
CARMAN 8 COLTS.
1. V t. 8. Total.
Hull 172 202 18 642
Voss lit izi 166 6U
Drlnkwater Its 11 18 4W
Dudley 146 lt6 218 bM
Carman 2ul lwi 162 6J
Totals ..w. MS 207 871 1.667
1. 1. 8. Total.
Brunke 178 161 1H6 636
Zarp 1H0 176 176 641
Ienmon 1M) 160 187 fr7
Blakeney He 178 Drt UA
Huntington 126 156 Is) 464
Totals 878 ta 841 fcfiil
Gams and Brttt Hatched.
TONOPAH. Nev., Jan. t-Ben Bellg, act
ing for Joe Clans, and M. M. Riley, on be
half of the Casino Athletic club, today
signed articles for a finish fight between
Uium and Jimmy Biitt. The purse is to
be lA.uuu, 6u per cent to the winner and
40 er tent to the loser. Tha welaht is to
ri W frvwada twu bwura before lue nrhk
AND LIFE TO YEARS
la this enlightened age of the twentieth century a Doctor's ability should
The State Medical Institute has long beon established for the purpose fit saving young men, mldde-aged and old men from
the evil results of their own neglect and ignorance and to eave them the disappointment of failure, loss of time and money .
often spent In experimenting with Incompetent, unscrupulous specialists, new methods, quick rure delusions, no-pay-until-cured
deceptions and the various other misleading statements often used by unscrupulous and unreliable medical concerns or doctors
for the purpose of obtaining patronage. Tou are Just as safe In dealing with the State Medical Institute as with any state or -national
bank. The State 'Medical Institute has been the salvation of multitudes of men and by its conservative, honest, upright
and clean business methods, unexcelled equipment, eto., and the high character, long experience and scientific attainments of
its specialists, has established a reputation as a place where all suffering men can go with full confidence, knowing that they
will be fairly dealt jvlth, skillfully treated and promptly cured In the shores? time possible and at the Ioweat cost.
Longest Established Institute for Men
THE BLIGHTING EFFECTS of WEAKNESS and DISEASE
: What a vast amount of wretchedness, misery and sorrow dis
ease brings upon a man, and often due to neglect or Ignorance. It
Is a serious thing that men contract or Inherit disease or weak
ness, but the most serious results are sure to follow neglect or
Improper treatment. It seems strange that some men will defer
treatment day after day, racked in body and wrecked In mind,
when there is a safe way to escape. We offer you this aid, this
help, this assurance of restoration.
Special diseases and weaknesses of men have been the moans
of blighting the most radiant hopes. Weakness unfits a man for
his home, where men should And their happiness. It unfits him
for business, where men should meet with success. It unfits him
for friendship and leads him to shrink from companionship. The
magnetism that wins men Is absent. The
women is displaced by a shrinking weakness, and the victim,
Knowing tnis, usually seeks solitude.
Nervous Debility numbers among Its victims the nest of men.
Their youth promised success and their qualifications deserved it.
The lack of manhood brought failure and poverty, and for no
For a safe cure of the diseases that an
Intellect, strength and very manhood, secure the services of the
eminent specialists of the State Medical Institute. They will re
store to sound health the pitiable victim of Nervous Debility and
or orain ratigue and wrecked manhood.
Consultation and Examination Frees iSlS
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STATE MEDICAL INSTITUTE
1308 FAENAM STREET, Between 13th and 14th Sts.
HUGHES MAKES SUGGESTIONS
Hew Governor of Sew Tork Telli Legisla
ture of Keoeuart' Lawi.
POLITICAL AFFAIRS RECEIVE ATTENTION
Candidates Bhonld Have Right to
Prosecute Contests Withoat Con
sent of Attorney General
of the State.
A LB ANT, N. T., Jan. 2. Governor
Charles K. Hughes in his first message to
the legislature made the following recom
mendations: A' recount of the votes cast for mayor
In the New York city election In 1906, when
on tha face of the returns Hearst was de
feated by Ueorge B. McClelian: that the
courts be empowered to order a recount
summarily In the future and that the power
to Drlng an action to try a title to office De
taken from the attorney general and con
ferred upon the supreme court.
The adoption of a new ballot whereupon
tho name of a candidate will appear but
That the amount of money which a can
didate may expend to procure his election
That the courts be emtowered to review
the acts of political state conventions and
state committees in expelling delegates and
That any general committee of a party
may adopt rules for direct nominations of
candidates at primaries.
rnat tne state Hoard or FMlroan com
missioners and the Commission of Qas and
Electricity be abolished and a new board
be constituted with power to enforce its
orders through the courts-
Hearst Incident I'nfortanate.
On the Hearst recount matter the gov
It Is a matter of the gravest concern that
the view should be larcclv. even thous-h
erroneously, held hat one who has been
elected to office has been deprived of his
seal mrougn invalid returns. The ratlure
to obtain a summary recount through a de
fect In the law has aggravated the sense of
Referring to the lack of any limitation
upon the authority of political state con
ventions and state committees arbitrarily
to exclude honestly elected delegates and
members and. the fact that the fraudulent
or corrupt action of suoh a convention or
committee cannot be reviewed or corrected
by any court, the governor declared that
"minorities should not be permitted to
make themselves majorities by the arbi
trary aelsure of political organizations nor
through corruption or dishonest methods
and the courts should be vested with ample
power to review in a summary manner all
auch abuses and to restore to defrauded
persons the political rights to which they
are justly entitled."
Regulation of 'Railroads.
The present scheme of regulation of rail
road operation In this state, the governor
said, la Inadequate, because the board of
railroad commissioners has no authority to
compel compliance with Its decisions. The
expenses of the commission, the governor
asserted, should not be borne by the cor
porations which It regulates. The enact
ment of law to-secure impartial treatment
to shippers and insure more regard for
public convenience and safety is recom
All the existing transportation llnea In
Oreater New York, the governor said, are
overburdened. The people of Brooklyn who
are In business In Manhattan are sub
jected to such maltreatment and Indignities
Incident to their disgraceful herding that
relief ahould be enacted at the earliest pos
sible mwr.ent. "Over capitalisation and
the Improvident creation of guaranties and
fixed charges to ult the exigencies of suc
cessive combinations entered into for the
purpose of monopolising the traffic have
produced their natural results," he de
An anomalous condition exists In New
Tork City, said the governor, where th
Etate Board of Railroad commissioners anJ
the City Board of Rapid Transit commis
sioners divide their authority, and where
the same corporations control the surface
and aubway lines. This ahould be met b
the abolition of tha present city board ana
the creation el a new board having all it
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State Medical Institute
1308 Farnam St.
Between Uth and Nth Streets
NERVOUS DEBILITY, BLOOD POISON, SKIN DISEASES, RUPTURE, KID
NEY and BLADDER diseases and all diseases and weaknesses of MEN due to
neglected, unskillful or improper treatment which impairs the mind and de
stroys men's Mental and Physical Powers, reducing the sufferer to that deplor
able state known as Nervous Debility, making the enjoyment of life impossible.
manliness that attracts
Insidiously destroy the
powers, and In addition the power to con
trol and regulate lighting corporations.
Last night's caucus settled the possible
controversies which might have made the
opening of the legislature today other than
perfunctory, and when the two housea con
vened at noon there waa less public con
cern In ceremonies and a smaller attendance
than, last year. . ,
Lieutenant Governor Chandler, the - first
democratic president of the senate in
many years, was cordially received.
Speaker Wadsworth, assured of re-election,
also waa heartily welcomed.
After the organisation of the two houses.
J. W. Wadsworth being re-elected speaker
of the assembly, the first message of Gov
ernor Hughes was submitted.
One of the first bills Introduced in the as
sembly was by Murphy, republican, of
Kings county, providing for a recount of
ballots In the mayoralty election In New
AROUND THE JGLOBE ON FOOT,
Nicholas George of Athena Walks
Into Omaha front Cairo,
Nicholas George, Athenian, . walked Into
Omaha Wednesday fnorning on a trip
around the world under the auspices of tha
International Athletic club of Budapest.
According to the pedestrian's diary, he haa
walked 12,607 miles since he left Cairo,
Egypt, November 17, 1804.
Mr. George Bald he is walking around the
world on a wager of $30,000. He carries
with him books in which he has collected
autographs of famous men all along the
route from Cairo to Omaha. His books
have in them most of the official aeala or
stamps of national rulers, ambassadors,
governors, mayora and othera.
He haa the algnatures of such aa the
governor general of Khartoum, Emperor
Menellk pt Abyssinia, Arthur, duke of Con
naught, who Is a brother of King Edward
and stationed at Johannesburg. In Omaha
Mr. George secured the signatured of Mayor
The tourist walks thirty miles every day
In eight hours. He refuses to walk more
than eight hours a day, except on Sat
urdays, when he walks forty miles when
conditions are favorable. He rests on Bun
days. He said ha will write a book when
he reaches home.
Do you live
near 40th and Farnam Sts.?
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Cor. 40th and Farnam Sts.
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be determined by
Many a bright and promising career has been blighted he
fore the age of knpwledge and understanding, and many have
been cut short by the unfortunate contracting of some special
disease, which through neglect or Improper treatment, haa
completely undermined and shattered the physical strength
and mental faculties. No greater mistake can be made than to
consider lightly the first evidence of the introduction fit any ;
private disease Into your system or to neglect the first aymp- '
toms of weakened mind and approach of Nervous Debility,
caused by neglect or Ignorance.
Such indifference and neglect of the first symptoms are re
sponsible for thousands of human wrecks, failures in life and
business and unhappy married life, insanity, suicide, etc. Men,
why take such desperate chances The manifestations of the
first symptoms of any disease of weakness should be a warn
ing to you to take prompt steps to safeguard your future life
and happiness. You should carefully avoid all uncertain, ex
perimental, dangerous or half-way treatment, pr upon the
success of the first treatment depends whether you will be
promptly restored to health again, with all taint of the disease
removed from your system, or whether it will be allowed to
become chronic and subject you tft future recurrence of the '
disease, with various resulting complications, etc
FIRST BURGLAR OF NEW YEAR
Initial Arrest Is Made by Mitchell
and Snlllvan of the Detec
The first alleged .burglar arrested la 1S0T .
is credited to Detectives Mitchell and But- '
llvan, who arrested Charley Smith, a man
without an occupation or a definite place of
residence, early Wednesday morning on tha
charge of breaking Into the room of Dale '
Freeman at the Pioneer hotel, 318 South
Twelfth street, and atealing a gold foun
tain pen and a quantity of clothing. A
complaint waa filed against Smith by Dep
uty County Attorney Fitch Wednesday
morning charging him with burglary.' It
appears to be a clear case, aa the stolen
artlclea were found In Smith's possession
when ha waa arrested.
Smith waa arraigned In police court
Wedneaday morning and, after a prelimi
nary examination, was bound over for trial
in the district court under bond of $640.
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