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THE OMAITA DAILY BEE: MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 1D07.
TEAM WORK IMHE CHUICH
results which cannot be obliterated In a
SUNDAY NIGHT AT THEATERS
Bejd Offers an Extravagant. With a Fin
"A boy should keep a pure body. If he
la clean outwardly, he la likely to be so
CbriitltM Unit Wtrk ToretuM U Get
within. He should sponge out his mind.
Ecal Good from Balirlon,
he should never listen to a bad story, he
Oompanj f Contuiacs.
should not even have pictures In his room
that will have any tendency to Influence
LAW OF CROUPS APPLIES HERE, TOO
hla mind In the wrong direction."
LIGHT COMEDY THE BILL AT THE BURWOOD
OMAHA HIGH SCHOOL NOTES
HT. Vmeima O. Balrd Bxpeaade at
Text frasa St. PaaPs Epistle
to tha Gnlatlana a
Orabeam Baa a Vaadevllle Bill of
' Tear'e Programs Featares of
Excellent Feotare and Krai
Presents a Well Kiowa
Week's Meet Inge of the
"Do good nnto all men, especially unto
ttia household of faith" la what 8U Paul
wrote to the OflJatlana and waa used for
the text of the 8 inula r morning aermon
at the 8U Mary's Avenue Congregational
church by the pastor, Rev. Lucius O. Balrd.
"The household waa a very comprehen
sive word at that time, and at first glance
the term would seem to be unfortunate for
St. Paul to aay." aald Mr. Balrd. "It
seems narrow, a tinge of bigoted gospel.
Thin, however, on sober thought Is aeen
to be good gospel and good science. We
will consider it on principle, purpose and
"The principle of advancement of society
la groups. Co-operatlon overcomes Individ
uallsm. The states of America have ar
rived at the proud position they occupy by
applying the law of groups. A group of
pilgrims haa spread and moulded a multi
tude. A choir to be effective must throw
aside Individualism, and not have a so
prano towering like a mast, the alto rumb
ling like the brakes of a trolley, but all
rouKt work In unison.
"We must have more solidarity In our
religious faith, must have more groups.
Congregationalism will be gone when the
kingdom of heaven comes. A group must
have leadership and not domination. It Is
no more bigoted to say your church Is the
best church than to say your home Is the
best home or your wife la the best wife.
Society haa never been advanced by float
ers. The kingdom of God Is not advanced
by those Christians which Bay they have
no church, but go rather where they think
they will hear the best music or the best
LKCTVRK8 ON THIS AFOSTIB PAUL
Rev. H. C. Herrlck Delivers Flrat of
Series of Addresses.
Rev. H. C. Herring of the First Congre
gational church began Sunday night a
series of addresses upon the llTe and work
of the Apostle Paul, under the general
title of "The Most Influential Man In His
tory." While no special. elTort will be
made during the aeries tq prove the state
ment suggested In the title, a review of the
apostle's life, character and works will be
sufficient to show that Paul was one of
the greatest personalities of history, and
bis Influence pervades Christianity to this
day. Iast evening Dr. Herring took for hla
Initiatory subject, "The Background of the
He said In partt "No character more
completely Illustrated himself than did Paul
In the brief letters of his pen. His life
and habits, hla meditations and aspirations,
his plana and ambition, are reflected therein
aa the contour of the mountain range In
the clear waters of the lake which sleepa
at lta feet, and the man we know In those
letters, even In the years before the grace
of Christ had touched his heart, la an
altogether Interesting and unique personal
ity. Although a Roman citizen, reared
amid Greek surroundings, under the In
fluence doubtless of the Hebrew church,
ha set himself a pant from It all with the
energy of decision which always marked
his life and identified himself with the
atralghteat sect of the Pharisees. This
gives us a clue to the whole of hla pre
"Debating In the synagogue, battling
gainst the new formed Christian sect,
prosecuting Its adherents, urging on their
destruction, pushing his activity out Into
the provinces about, he Is the signal ex
ample of a conscience in the highest actlv
ity, but guided by an utter misconception
'Xet ua turn back for a moment to catch
sight of the aurroundings which went Into
the making of his mobile and vital char
acter. In his native city. Tarsus, as a boy
he would see the vile worship of the ori
ental goda In fullest sway. In those daya
the comparative dignity of soma of the
ancient cults had broken down, and re
ligion waa another name for the Indulgence
Of the grossest pamlons. How easy to be
lieve, from the alght and aound of thtse
things, the boy caught the ethical life
which burned again and again In whitest
flame, to him who, from the ground of evil
ethics, had seen what human nature will
do with lta holiest power and possibilities.
It waa useless to talk of the unaided ability
of man to effect his moral transformation.
Henceforth he knew the world aa dead In
trespasses and Bin."
The next of the series of the addresses
by Dr. Herring on the life and character
of Paul will ba given Sunday, January 20,
and will relate to Paul'a journey to Da
mascus and the appearance of Christ to
him upon the road, and the meaning of the
DEAW FORDYCB TALKS TO BOYS
Tells Them of Beaaty and Strength
of Yoang Manhood.
Dean Fordyce of Nebraska Wesleyan uni
versity at Lincoln, gave a helpful talk to
150 of the Young Men's Christian Associa
tion boys at the First Presbyterian church
yesterday afternoon. Taking the Itltle
story of the prodigal sun as a text, he
told the boya of the evils that a snail the
life of youth and warned them In a plain,
atralghtforward manner of the awful re
sults, physical and mental, which will re
sult from Indulgence In the great moral
Bins. The subject of the talk waa "The
Beauty and Strength of Young Manhood."
' "The moat beautiful thing Ood haa cre
ated la a strong, manly boy," said the
speaker. "But Satan is constantly trying
to lead boya away from the straight way.
The prodigal son, apoken of In the Bible,
Is an example of this. Boya of today who
follow In the footsteps of that unhappy
youth will come to Just aa sure an un
happy end. Boya get dissatisfied with their
homes and imagine that there are better
things elsewhere, and they go away. Then
they nn4 that they have left what Is best
In their Ufa.
"The way to gut back to the narrow way
after wandering, la to do like the prodigal
son did when ha cam to hla senses, atop
ad think. Ths next , Is to make up the
mind and the third Is to return. The last
Is not bo easy to Jo, but It la bound to
end happily, aa It did in tire case of the
"Out In the world away from the pro
tecting influences of home, vices are sure
to take possession of a boy's life unless
ba 1 on the constant lookout agalnat them.
And they are apt to assail him from a
quarter where he does not expect to find
them. Borne of these vices are the most
awful In the world and Indulgence In them
la su re to have the moat horrible results,
FAOff fOr an acrveua mn
rUUU IUr who And their power te
NftrVAS wor" an1 youthful vigor
II Ul WOO , a a result of er.r.
work or mental exertion should taks
GRAY S NLKVK FOOD PILLS. TOfy will
ak you eat and sleep and be a man aaain
91 Boil - hy Mali.
Sherman H NcCortnell Drug Co
-ajHk ana Dcds sis.. Omaha, Neh
New Tear' a program ware given In most
oi me societies UjIs week.
The Drorram of the Mnlne unrtetv was
In charge of Dora Johnson and waa very
suggeauve or now Year's. Borne New
rear a customs were told by Ruth IJndley.
Some New Year's resolutions were given
by Beulah Hunter. Mona Cowell told nn
original story. A recitation was given bv
Bernlce Wlthnell. An original dialogue
"m given oy Irene ingaon ana mora
The PrlscHla Alden society gave an
anonymoua program. Bach person taking
pan was wrapped In a sheet and was
further disguised by a mask. The follow
ing program waa given: Recitation, short
story, retold story, recitation, "The Court
ship of Miles Standlsh," annecdotes, ahort
story, "Ye Puritan Chronicle."
In the Pleiades society the chief event
of the program waa called "The Resolution
Sisters. ' In this several girls took part,
as follows: Grace Putnam, "Lateness;'1
Marguerite MrSweeny, "Studying;" Alma
Beckett, "Slang;" Mabel Walworth, "Po
liteness." A recitation was given bv Ruth
McCalvalne. An original story was told
by Irene Sheppard. Music was furnished
by Grace Shaffer and Esther Anderson.
The society paper was read by Nina Couns
man and Fay Thome.
In the Linlnger Travel club the following
numbers were given: Violin solo, Maud
Phalen; recitation, Edna Taber; debate,
"Resolved. That Simplified Spelling Should
Be Adopted," affirmative, Lillian Johnson;
negative, Luclle Hager; original story,
K.lsle Peterson; dialogue, "The T'se of
Study." Bertha Brown. Katherlne Lenhart
and Mabel Saulter; the Chronicle.
In the Ciceronian society an original
story waa told hy Seul Holmes, a recitation
was given by Sam Reynolds, a mock trial
was held In which Hawthorne Daniels wns
tried for horse stealing, with George Brown
as Judge, Allen McDonald and Harris
Vance attorneys for the defense and Sum
Reynolds and Bam Larmon prosecuting
attorneys. Harry Swartzlander was bailiff,
John Woodworth court clerk and Kdward
Kirsnnaum complainant. The witnesses
were Seul Holmes, Harold Klssler, F.dwarl
Klrshhaum, David Bavldge, Harold Rowe
and Clyde Morris. The lurvmen were.Tohn
Thompson, foreman: Roy Wood, Sam Hult-
man, Tea Pederson. John Smith, Harold
Dlever, Philip Chambers. Randall Curtles.
Hiram Burns, Merle Howard and Carroll
Belden. Recitations were riven hv ftennre
Brown and John Woodworth.
One of the best nroarams of the vear
waa given In the Margaret Fuller society.
It consisted of selections from humorous
writers. Readlna from Oeorre Ado. Mil.
dred Foster; song, Ruth Ganson; reading
iimn urorite ao, uau roeman; violin solo,
Anna Nelson; "A Dog's Fall," bv Mark
Twain. Mable Krehhs? reading nf "Jnhn
Henry," Dorothy Levy; anecdotes from the
life of Mark Twain, Wlnnlfred Cox; selec
tion from "Three Men In a Boat," by
Jerome K. Jerome, Bernlce Thomas.
At the meeting of the Frances Wlllard
society anecdotes were given by Elizabeth
Norgard, a recitation waa given by Mnr.
gery Beckett and Teckla Johnson enter
tnlned the society with a story. The pro
gram was completed by a recitation bv
WILD WEST LOVER CUT SHORT
Thirteen-Year-Old Boy Invests Sav-
lags In Revolver and
Loads la Jail.
The desire to own a revolver that would
hoot real bullets waa for several week
the uppermost thing In the mind of Philip
Hartfelder, aged about 13 years and liv
ing at seventh and Hickory streets; He Is
still In short pants and very much of a
little boy, but to carry a heavy "gun" In
his right hip pocket would .make him feel
like the biggest man in the world. Hla
people wouldn't give him one for Christ
mas, thinking a toy wagon more appro
priate for one of his years, so Philip began
to save and scratch until he had 12.60.
With this amount In hla Docket he went
down town, and had no trouble In aecurlng
a little twenty-two calibre revolver with
a box of cartridges. He bought the gun
oaiuraay ana at nrst was satisfied with
playing wild west desperado with Imaginary
people as tne victims, but this soon grew
Prowling around Sundav afternoon in th
neighborhood of the Mason trail where It
strikes Tinth street, conjuring up all sorts
or tr.mgs he might do, burked by his
trusty pistol, he ran afoul of a little col
ored bov about his own ava nnA -u li,. tn,A
him like a quarrelsome cowboy after a
tenderfoot. The colored lad showed nht
at first and started for the adventurer.
when the latter's hand flew Instinctively
to his hip pocket and a gun auddenly gilt,
tered In the sun. pointed at the heart nf
the dark-skinned boy.
'Throw up your hands, vou. flee, mn'n
peachy to play Indian with," said the brave
young hero, when a citizen In ordinary
atore clothea who hadn't the slightest re
gard for the dangerous boy bandit nor his
gun, butted In Just aa Philip waa threaten
ing to ahoot holea In his victim's body.
(suddenly remembering an Identical tin.
dicament In No. 225 of the Wild mil
les. young Hartfelder wheeled In his tracks
ana tacea tne new danger. Pointing his
gun at the buttlnsky he threatened to ahnnt
him also, but the man took him by one ear
and the career of Fearless Philip was at
an end. He waa taken to Jail by a police
man, charged with carrying concealed
weapons and the Juvenile officers will aee
GUEST ENTERS WRONG ROOM
Finds None of Hla Belongings There
and Immediately Reports Ho
Has Been Robbed.
It la alwaya a wise precaution, when
taklnr room In a strange hotel, to note
not only the location of one'a room on the
floor, but also the number of the floor.
For many reasons It Is obviously and
clearly a good plan to note Just where the
room la, both a to latitude and longitude,
aa well aa elevation, and after an experi
ence at the Henshaw hotel Sunday night
guest of that hostelry Is convinced of the
fact most thoroughly.
His name Is a matter of small Importance
and can be furnished by the clerk at the
desk 1 It Is wanted real bad. This man
was assigned a room on .the aecond floor
at the extreme rear, and went upstairs
early. Presently he left hla room, remain
ing out for aome time. Returning about
o'clock, he went up the stairs to where,
as he supposed, waa his room. The hall
ways were the same and In the right place
was the door. Entering, he was thrown
Into consternation to And the window open
and every article be owned missing from
Hastening down to the office, he reported
the case to Proprietor O'Brien. AU waa
excitement In a moment Bo daring a
piece of work must be Investigated thor
oughly, and the greatly worried landlord
hurried up stairs to hla guest s room, flung
open the .door and found everything ap
parently Just aa It should be. There waa
the grip, ault case and articles of clothing,
while tha window waa closed.
The' guest followed him In and stood
perplexed. There was all hla property
safe and as ha had left It. Then tha two
walked up to tha third floor and opened
the door of the room directly over the one
where they had been on tha aecond. and
both laughed In relief. It waa empty and
tha window waa open. Tha strange guest
had gone a story too high.
Uanf um 4k Co., JUCTTCtt fei'JCCIAXJBTS
"The Gingerbread Man," an extravaganza
In two acta; book and lyrics by Frederic
nannpn; music Dy A. uaiawin noane.
The Gingerbread Man .... Eddie Redwav
Machavaltus Fudge Homer Lind
Wondrous Wise W. H. Mack
Good Fnlrv Ross Know
King Hunn prn Grlnnoll
rHmon Simple Willie Dutilay
Kris Krtngle Bert Devlin
The Fiery Dragon H. L. Zeda
Jack Horner Man Phelps
mazie non non tJraee orr Mvere
Margery Paw Nellie Lynch
Bailie Lunn Marie Barry
Taffy Helen Miller
Moon Girl Beatrice Barnes
The Girl In Bnown Mary Mooney
The Girl In White .... Dorothy Leighton
There la an air of superiority !n "The
Gingerbread Man," presented twice yes
terday at the Boyd theater, that stamps
the production as something worth while
In fact, something more than worth
while. It is really an artistic "fanciful
falryesque," as the program announces.
There Is musical hit after musical hit,
fairyland ecenea of childhood's happy
daya Illustrated with the aid of modern
stagecraft, mythical characters exploited
In a manner that arouses the risibilities
and smooths out the furrows of care and
catchy witticisms and young and bright
faces mingled with a symposium of good
things to make the whole an enchanting
entertainment. "The Gingerbread Man"
Is good enough to eat, at least, the "choc
late eclairs" are.
The piece waa offered here last aeason.
but at present writing la as fresh and cap
tivating as If Just released from the Land
of Bon Bon. The principals are the same
seen In the front row last season and the
choruses are strong in voice and of ful
some figure and face.
Eddie Redway'a abbreviated stature and
elongated "naw" cover much ground dur
ing the time alloted to him as "The Gin
gerbread Man." In his topical hit "John
Dough," with chorus, he waa recalled five
times at one of yesterday's performances.
and with MIbs Lynch in "Nursery Rhynna,"
naa to respond time and again.
W. H. Mack as Wondrous Wise, Ross
Snow aa the Good Fairy, Ben Grlnnell as
King Bunn and Willie Dunlay aa Simple
Simon collaborated with Mr. Redway In
the fun-making delineations. Homer Lind
as Machavallus Fudge, dealer In black art,
has a splendid operatic voice. His "Queen
of My Dreams," with male chorua. Is one
of the hits of the piece. Ross Snow's bur
lesque aa the Good Fairy la cleverly done.
Imagine an angular, six-footed creature of
the male persuasion. In pink tights above
the knees and a flounce around his waist,
carrying a wand and the key to fairyland.
Mr. Snow says It Is great to be a fairv.
Mae Phelps as Jack Horner. Grace Orr
Myera aa Mazle Bon Bon and Nellie Lynch
as Margery Daw are pleasing in their
The atory of "The Gingerbread Man" Is
a simple little fairyland tale of love. Tha
performance will be repeated this and
"Lord and Lady Algy" at Bnrwood.
Comedy of a very light character la pre
sented this week at the Burwood in the
three-act play, "Lord and Lady Algy." I
There are no heavy problems to vex the
minds of the audience and no very serloua
aoul crlsea to tax the abilities of the cast
The humor la not at all subtle and consists
principally In complicated situations and
the babbling of a drunken'lord at a fancy
dress balL "Hingllsh" slang of the race
track permeates the llnea and the listener
of a studious turn of mind can get both
amusement and Instruction, turning It Into
the strong and forceful language of the
The plot ranges around the troubles of
Lord Algernon Chetland and hla wife, who
have quarreled over the merits of Turkish
and Egyptian cigarettea and two rival
racing stables. They are living apart, and
the situation laya Lord Algernon open to
suspicion aa to his conduct with other
membera of the eex. At the opening of the
play he is Induced unwittingly to assist
his brother, the marquis of Quarmby, who
stands before the world aa an eminently
respectable and discrete man. In a proposed
elopement with a married woman. The
affair cornea within an ace of being dis
covered, and naturally Lord Algy la sus
pected of being the guilty man. He shields
hla brother and hla estranged wife appears
on the acene Just In time to give a plausi
ble explanation to the whole affair, and It
la closed up with everybody happy and the
guilty pair repentant and still unsuspected.
Lord and Lady Algy discover the true In
wardness of their souls, she consents to
smoke Turkish cigarettes with him and he
acknowledges her superior horse sense.
She takes off her hat and decides to atay,
and the curtain goea down on a reunited
Albert Morrison goea well In the part of
the sporty Lord Algy and he doea an un
usually large amount of work In the three
acta. Mlsa Adams la at her beat in the
part of the light-minded, breezy Lady Algy.
David M. Hartford fills well the place of
the eminently respectable marquis of
Quarmby and Charles Schoefleld la right In
hla element aa the wronged and duped hus
band, Brabazon Tudway, Mlsa 11111 also
haa a prominent part in the cast aa Mrs.
Tudway. The support la of a high claaa
and the ataglng of the play is excellent.
Vaadevlllo at the Orphean.
A little bit of everything except lnetru
mental muslo and song and dance la In the
bill at the Orpheum thla week. It la mostly
good comedy, though Patrice and her com
pany are offering a little sketch of western
life built along lines that are so popular
nowadays A waif la raised to womanhood
by a rough old miner. A rich young man
falla in love with her, and at the psycholog
ical moment ahe la discovered to be the
daughter of a family aa good aa anybody's,
It la in the working out. though, that the
little sketch glistens, and the star and her
asslstanta do It well enough to secure warm
applause. Nick Long and Adalene Cotton
have a sketch that enablea each to appear
In more than one character, and make a
little good-natured comedy aa well as pre
senting several Interesting atudiea. Miaa
Cotton bears the brunt of the work and
doea' It with finish. Mr. and Mrs. Allison
present their sketch of last aeaaon, "Min
nie from Minnesota." and It still gets the
laughter. Anna Chandler Imitates some
well, known singers and comedians and alnga
tha songs aa well aa one would wish to hear
them. Shields and Rogers are xparta with
tha lariat, and do things with their noosed
ropes that seem out of reason. They have
all the trlcka of rope Jugglers heretofore
shown and several new ones. The act waa
warmly applauded last night. The four
Rlanoa have the laughing hit of the bill, a
mixture of athletic and comedy that Is
unique and effective- The Arabs do their
whirlwind tumbling tn tha same old dizzy
fashion and their pyramid building with
much ease and grace. The klnodrome pic
tures are pleasing.
Loet la Sew York" at the Krif,
"Lost In New York" made Its second ap
pearance at the Krug for the aaaana last
night. The company is the same that pre
sented, tha &lajr bar a Itw week a0 and J
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.... ... .. ... .. m .
Hiw ti Sill QMdt
How to ginger up a sales
How to drum business In
How to route, ttandle and
oheck Bad earn en.
How to train, develop and
coach a sales force.
How to secure and organise
salesmen and agenta.
How to win the dealer's co
operation and support.
How to advertise concisely
and thoroughly treated.
How to meet objections and
how to be a good " closer."
How to work the "big stMc "
pan of selling good to re-
How to handle wholesalors
and retailer a to the beat ad
vantage. How to Judge a good aales
man how to hire, and how
to ba one.
How to analyse your propo
sition and pick out lta Bell
ing points. .
How to make the consumer
Influanoa dealers to buy
How to get out of the ranks
of the " cierke" and be
come a real aalaaman.
And hundreds of other vital
pointers and plana for 'clerka,
city salesmen, travel Ins- aaJea-
men, retailers, wholesalers,
manuracturere. 'mall order
nouaea ami advertising men.
Hiw to Biy at Rook Bottom
How to trap a lying sales
man. How to close big transac
How to prevent extravagant
How to handle men and make
How to know to a rrlcety
what stock is on hand.
How to avoid penny-wlae,
How to keep track of prom
isee, agreements, deliveries,
How to get up tho necessary
forms, blanks, eto., for re
quisitions, orders, receipts,
How to keep in touch with
your market and take ad
vantage of special oppor
tunities. How to play one salesman
against another, and take
advantage of every oppor-
- .v.. r v v t i price,
How to devise a simple aya-
tvtii w n n-n win Dring to
your notion, automatically,
all data, nrlcea. t,v ahmit
How to formulate a pmnniAh,
Purchasing and record aya
m for a mail order house,
a factory, or a retail, whole
sale, or department store.
Am I a J . i -
' -" i. uu. iruimerw
on purchasing, beyond descrip
tion that . u V... l
. v i uumiraM man,
big or little, employer or em-
i.ivc9, uufcni io nava constant
ly at his Anger-ends. . .
How to ColloifJMoioy
How to Judge credits.
How to oollect by mall. s
now to n&nai ' touchy "
How to be a good collector
and how to htrovane.
How to organise a credit and
How to weed out -dlahoneat
ouyera rrom me aaxe risks.
How to know every -day the
state of. your aoeounta re
How to got quick, aocurata,
lnelda Information about a
euatomer'a ablittv to ur.
How to write amooth. diplo
matic jetiera inai Drtng in
the money without giving
How to organise your own
collection agency and force
worthless debtors to pay
How to Judge of foreign
credits, and how to oolleot
money promptly from for
How to devise a simple and
effective system of Injuring
firompt and periodical ool
ectlona of all your ao
And valuable information, ob
tainable in no- other way. for
credit men, collectors, account
ants, and every bustneas man
Interested in thla vital depart
the performance ia quite the same. It waa
thoroughly enjoyed by the usual Sunday
attendance, lta engagement enda thla even
ing. PLANS FOR JRISH MEETING
Committee Contlnaea Preparation for
Home Rule Demonstration and
Will Select Chairman.
Plans for. the meeting of Irish to be held
at the Edward Crelghton institute Monday
evening, January 21, were discussed Sun
day afternoon at a committee meeting at
the Paxton hotel. Dan Nettleton, speaker
of the Nebraska house of representatives,
had been Invited to preside at the meeting,
but advised the committee that he was
unable to accept the invitation on account
of another engagement. In his letter to
the committee Mr. Nettleton expressed deep
regret that he waa unable to attend the
meeting and assured the committee of his
moral and financial support. Several men
are under consideration for the position
of chairman, but the matter will remain
in abeyance for a few daya A short muxi
cal program haa been arranged for the
The committee will hold lta final deliber
ations at the Paxton Wednesday evening
at t o'clock. '
Thomas M. Kettle, who Is to speak at
the meeting, is now at Seattle, after hav
ing held a number of successful meetings
in various cities of j the northwest. Sub
scriptions for the Thome rule movement
of over 12,000 were obtained at Butte, Mont.,
and n.000 at Portland. Ore. Mr. Kettle is
expected in Omaha January 20.
A. B. Hubermann, only western .direct
diamond Importer, corner 13th and Douglas,
which are retailed at wholesale prloea.
STRIKE ON THE EXPOSITION
Plasterers Dtassl Increase of a
Dollar a Day ,aaa The'' Pag
Brsaakt ts Them.
RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 11-One hundred
plasterers employed nn the construction
work of the Jamestown exposition have
made good their threat to strike and de
clare that they will not return to work
tomorrow iwleaa their demands are com
plied with. Their objection ia to going
to tha offices of tha contractors to get
their, money once a week and they wish
It brought to them while they work. They
also ask an Increase of pay of from IS to
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PAXTON HERE FIFTY 1EARS
Eudubt the Anniversary 0f Pioneer's
Arrival in Omaha,
CITY BUT A CLUSTER OF HOUSES THEN
Young Man Comes when Haaaeom
Park Is Full of Indians aad
. Opened Offices at Eigh
teenth and Farnam.
Juat fifty years ago yesterday, the anow
falling and the wind blowing keen from the
Nebraska prairies, W. A. Paxton crossed
the Missouri and set foot for the first time
on the soil of the state which waa to be
his home for life. A ferry boat took him
acroea the river at Bellevue, the oldest
town in the state, and landed him nn a
shore which would have been beautiful
had it not been for the wintry aspect of
He came by wagon the same day to
Omaha, which consisted of a few houses
along what Is now Farnam street, and
situated not far back from the river. The
present site of the court house waa the
western suburban limit. Beyond were hills
and hollows, prairies and Indiana. In the
wood which haa alnce become Hanscom
park was a village of thirty-flve lodges
of Pawnee Indiana. They were friendly,
though, and the whltea had very little
trouble srtth, them.
The cgudtl frontier appearance of the
town and the thought of Indians and wild
erness beyond might have caused momenta
of homesickness in the heart of the young
man, who waa then not quite 20 years of
age, and who bad lived twelve years of hla
life in beautiful Kentucky, and the other
eight in Missouri. If he waa homesick it
waa but for a little while at a time, for
hla mind waa chiefly occupied by his ambi
tion to succeed in tha new country.
Mr. Paxton waa aent to Omaha by M. J.
Ragan, who had secured a contract for
building government bridges on the mili
tary road between Omaha and Fort Kear
ney and who selected Mr. Paxton as fore
man. ': He had been in charge of Mr.
Ragan'a farm in Missouri for four years,
at the handsome salary of UU0 a year.
First Office la Omaha.
At Eighteenth and Farnam streets, be
yond the edge of the town proper, Mr.
Paxton rented four small offices In a group
of ahantlea, paying t-M a month. Theae
ahanttea were at the crest of a big hill,
which, haa alnca bevu cut down consider
Then add to th help which thea books will
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Wabash Avenue, Chicago
ably, and the winds from the northwest
had a clean sweep at them. The hillside
waa covered with hazel bushes and the
hollow to the west, where Twentieth street
is, waa full of brush. On thla hilltop Mr.
Paxton opened hla bridge building head
quartera and set to work. Before the end
of the year he had built bridges across
North Omaha creek. Saddle creek, tha two
Papplos and the Klkhorn river. Then he
kept on, bridging every stream on tho road
Times were bad in those days and there
waa little chance In the new country for
a man without capital, so in 1858, when the
bridge work was finished, Mr. Paxton went
back to- Missouri and went to farming.
He was married in 18. He could not for
get Omaha and Nebraska, and after two
years of farming, with Indifferent success,
he came back to Omaha, leaving his wife
with her parents for a time.
He worked for a while freighting between
Omaha and Denver and did some sub
contracting on the Western I'nlon tele
graph line, which Edward Crelghton was
building. He went back to Missouri for
another year of farming, and in lfet3 he
landed In Omaha for tha third time, thla
time with his wife, lie had $136 In money.
He worked aome time In a livery atable
at o0 a month. The foundation of his for
tune waa laid when he bought an ox team
from Edward Crelghton for 11.060 op four
months' time and began freighting and
LOST STRENGTH RESTORED
r4- Uw". .A
ergy that has been wasted. We build up and devekjpt
' . , '' js diseased and weakoened organs and till ths aysLem, with,
i nf iibi" new. healthy blood. 1
II you am nervous, lrniaoie naa aespimaem, euoject,
to fits tt gloom and depression, having misgivings about the future, If you have lost
confidence In yourself and feel suspicious that very one knows your weaknasa, If you
have headaches and are tired all the time, lack energy, cannot remember or concen
trate your thoughts, nave poor appetite, why not come and see us today and tell ua
your trouble and let us explain your condition to youT You will be under no otllga.
tiona to ua and we will be glad to show you our elaborate orttcs and explain to Tpu
our methoda. IIKAM'H IS OF THE FIRST IMPORTANCE AND II la WORXll
TOI R WHILE TO KNOW YOUR, CONDITION.
We cure all diseases ft man.
Northwestern Medical and Surgical InslltntQ,
Ju W. Cur. lSUt u4 fanuua Mrat. OuuOyy Aat)., '
Htw t Miaafi a BudiMi
How to keep track of stock.
mow to train and test em
How to hire and direot env-
How to figure and oharga
How to oheck deliver tea anj
How to delect and eliminate
uuouiess nems ur eauenaa
How to get the moat out of
those under and around yon.
ow to alae up the monoy
,Mr ijbb luuiiiea ox new
How to get up blanks, forma
and records for ail kinds of
How to devise a oerDotual tn,
tell you every day the vaiue
of all material on hand.
Jiow to turn liwlnj. .,,
neas into a prontaoie one
how to make a profitable
TtOW tO rfAvtA A ,lml.
that will tall you the exact
sarnlng- value of every em-
And countlr.se other things
including fln,a , r, .. . 1 l.
dlRKrame, plana and forma that
moo in ui fiwuuTt po
sition needs In his dally work.
Hw to Git Monty by Mai?
How to WTtte ads.
How to begin a letter.
Jlow to turn inquiries tnto
How to formulate a oonvino-
How to gut your reader to
ACT at one a
How to write trada winning
'How to cover territory sal on
men can't reach.
How to keep tab on results
of all mall work.
How to key ada. circulars
and all mall aalaa.
How to secure attention and
arcuae interest ny letter.
How to prepare an enclosure
for a business getting letter.
How to keep oomplete lnfor-
ujimvu wui iiin.il custom
ers at your flngor-tlpa. .
.TTriW ts, Bllnnla ........ U - -M
forts of s&leamon with live,
business getting letters.
How to answer, file and fol-
ivw-ui inquiries inm ad
vertls&monts and those
which come In tine tegular
course of business.
And page upon page of prao-
for mall order firms, but par-
iivuiiu-iy neiprui 10 inoee not
making a specialty of or doing
a mall order bualneaa
How ta Stop Cost Loakt
How to detoot waste.
How to make an Inventory,
r vo ngure werneaa
-How to syatematlaa an entk-e
ractory or atore.
How to cut out red tape In a
simple cost system.
How to keep close watch on
material and eupplloa.
Hiw to apportion the right
number or men to a epeoTtlo
How to deolde between piece
work, day wages and bonus
How the" trusts' reduce their
costs to a minimum how to
apply their methoda
How to formulate a simple
but effective cost-keeping
system of your own.
How to ksep tab on the pro
ductive value of each ma
chine and employee.
How to figure daprecilatloo,
burden, indirect eapense,
up keep, profit, lose, coat
How to know every oar all
the little details that -may
turn Into leaka and loaees of
time and money.
And ohapter after ohaptar of
prleeleea plana for praotloally
very kind of business In which
an accurate cost system is es
sential to money making auo
oeaa. doing contract work? In railroad building.
Then he became ranch owner, cattle raiser,
builder and merchant, and these various
llnea acquired a large fortune.
Mr. Paxton Is at present in Mexico. Two
or three weeks ago he went south to get
away from the aeverity of the northern
winter and to recuperate from a sickness.
He will spend several weeks more in Mex
ico, Texas and California.
Ia Line with the Pore Food Uw.
The National Food and Drug act wblctt
takes effect January 1, 19u7, does not af.
feet Chamberlain's Cough Remedy In any
manner. No special labels are required on
tills remedy under that act, as it la free
from oplatea and narcotics of every char
acter, making It a safe remedy for mother
to use with their children. TblB remedy
has been In use for so many years, kr)d
lta good qualities are ao well known, that
o one need hesitate to use it when troubled
with a cough or cold.
Civil Nervlre Fxanilaatloaa.
The I'nited 6tates Civil Service commis
sion announces the following examinations
to secure ellglbles to 1111 exlutlng vacancies.,
in the civil service: ..
February 6 For the position of food and
drug inspection chemist at ::.0fl0 per annum
In the bureau of ilieinUtry, Department of
Agriculture. Agu limit, 2rt to 40 years.
February 6 For the (Kisltton of aswixtant
(male.) In sugar beet Investigations at ll.ao
to per annum In the bureau of plant
Inriuutrv. Denartnient of Agriculture. Aaa
limit, 2) years or ovarj.
Health wlna success. Therefore, vf you would suo
ceed, be strong, be vlgorpua. The great things of Ufa
have nut been achieved by weaklings, but by strong,
manly men. There are thousands of men In thla city to
day whose lives are failures and who are a disappoint'
ment to themselvea and their families, beoauae they ara
not accomplishing the suoctss of which they are capa
ble. How many men there are who might become re
nowned and be leaders in their business- or profesalone
. were not their faculties fatally bound by the chains at
A MAN'S CONDITION 18 NOT HOPETLERg because
his health la brqken down, and hla vitality and power
destroyed before be has yet reached the prima of life,'
whon his energies and faoultliM should be at their great
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