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TITE OMAHA DAILY fcEE: MONDAY. JANUARY 21. 1907.
NEWS OF INTEREST FROM IOWA
Otto, 10 Pearl
Btockert Mil carpet.
Fin engraving at LefferU.
TA Roger' Tony Faust beer.
Plumbing and heating, Blxby A Son.
LewU Cutler, funeral director, 'phone tr.
Woodrtng Undertaking company. Tel. 338.
DIAMONDS AS AN INVESTMENT.
TALK TO LEFFERT ABOUT IT.
BUDWEISER BOTTLED BEER IS
SERVED ONLY AT FIRST-CLASS BARS
A beautiful and ornamental U burner,
the Welsbach chink lamp, complete, $1.2.
Stephan Broe., 628 Weat Broadway.
ALL SIZES OF STORM DOORS, STORM
BASH, STORM WINDOWS AND
WEATHER STRIPS AT GEO. HOAG
Sheridan and Rock Springs. Wyo., coal
In itock; also all other trade. Fenlon
Wlrkham Coal Co., 107 Pearl street. Both
SUGAR CURED BRBAKFA8T BACON.
IN STRIPS, AT 12HC PER LB. CENTRAL
GROCERY AND MEAT MARKET.
Dorothy, the Infant twin daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Bdward Oostello. died yesterday
evening after a short Illness from measles,
Fidelity council. Royal Arcanum, will
meet In regular session .this evening, at
which time It Is expected the degree work
will be exemplified.
The Maceabee o6ial club will not meet
Tuesday as previously arranged. The
exact date of the entertainment will be
announced at regular review Thursday
Bluff City Masonic lodge at Its last meet,
lng presented J. C. Madaon, the retiring
master, with a handsome pastmaster Jewel,
Pastmaster W. E. McConnell making the
Word has bean received hers of the death
of Mrs. Minnie Campbell Marsh, formerly
of this city, at her home In Mansfield. O.
Mrs. Marsh was formerly employed In the
lfflce of the Christian Home.
OUR SEMI-ANNUAL CLEARING SALE
OF LACE CURTAINS NOW ON. ALL
PATTERNS IN THE HOl'BB THREE
PAIR OR LESS AT HALF PRICE THIS
WEEK. PETERSEN ft BUMUKNINt tJU.
Arrangements for the funeral of the late
Charles S. Proctor, who waa found dead
in bed Saturday morning, will be made to
day by his daughter, airs. ' jrrea w miner,
who arrived In the city Sunday from
John T. Mulqueen left Saturday for
Dallas, Tex., to attend in national con.
ventlon of retail grocers as delegate from
Council Bluffs Retail Grocers' and Butch,
era' association. Ha will take a trip
through Texas before returning.
Winner court No. 68 will bold a publlo
lnaaiitlnn nf officers thla evening In
Modern Woodmen of America hall In the
Merrlam block. Refreshments will be
served at the close of tha Installation and
a social session held.
City olkitor Kimball will go to Dee
Moines Tuesday to attend a meeting of the
legislative commute of th Iowa League
of Municipalities to be held there Wednes
itav. Tha ouroosa of the meeting Is to
formulate recommendations to be mads to
the stats legislature witn rsrerenc 10 laws
affecting the cities or tne state.
Nathaniel Weston, aged M years, died
lute Raturdav evening: at his town resi
dence. 802 Weat Pierce street. Deceased
had been a resident of Lewis township
since 1867. but moved into tne city a tew
weeks ago for the winter. Besides his
wife, three daughters, Mra Lucy Denney
nni Mn Mirv Sweet of Tacoma. Wash..
Mrs. Frances Nlcholls of this city, and two
sons, John, or lenver. coio., ana eamuei,
of this city, survive mm.
Mm. Mrv Ann Johnson died yesterdsy
at her home In Garner township, aged 80
years. Death was due to tns innrmmcs
rt nM ere Three sons and one daughter.
all residents of Garner township, survive
her. Mrs. Johnson had Deen a resident oi
Tnttawattamla county for Afty-flve years.
coming here from Ohio In 1852. The funeral
will be held Tuesdsy morning at 10:30
O'clock from the residence, ana interment
U 'nti n fBetneauiy -onrying gruuuu .un
e fcrtmestead.' .. . .".
i ' Great Sal.
' WHITELY KXERCIOES NOW ON 600
SETS OF THESE HEALTH AND MUSCLE
GLOWERS TO BE BOLD OUT RBGARD-
'LESS OF COST. PRICES. IOC TO 15.
IPBTERSBN 8CHOENINO CO.
i D. L. KERR has l0-acre Improved Okla
homa farm to exohangs for Council Bluffs
or Omaha residence. - Houses on monthly
payments and tor rent. Address M6 Broad
way. 'Phone 417 and 40 Red.
i Stephan Bros, for th latest and best
'Inverted burners. , K West Broadway.
! 'S . Flarnre Ahead.
Get your wall papering done now before
the spring rush commences and good help
Is hard to get. Th new patterns are In
and w can glv your Job th beat atten
ton at reasonable price. Council Bluffs
Paint, OH and Glass Co., Merrlam block.
, Hara Ceal.
) W have all th different sixes of hard
roal. Brldenststn Smith, Sixth and Four
teenth avenu. . Both 'phone 181
.JOIHT , MEBTIJIO OF SUPERVISORS
Officials sf.Tws Conntle Will Con
sider Drainage Ditch Matters.
Th . supervisors of Pottawattamie and
Harrison counties will meet In adjourned
Joint session today aa a drainage board to
' consider matter In connection with th
Harrison-Pottawattamie drainage ditches.
Tomorrow the supervisors of Pottawat-
' amn county will meet as a drainage
, hoard to take up matters In connection
with th Pigeon creek drainage ditch and
'.Wednesday will met In adjourned regular
session aa a county board.
At the meeting Wednesday th super
visors will take up the matter of awarding
the publication of the official proceedings
of ths board to the thres newspapers In th
county, having th largest circulation.
Th papers In .th field for th contract
will submit their sworn lists of subscribers
- at this meeting. . The board will also let
the contract for pauper medical attendance
, In Garner and Lewis township and at the
poor farm at this session. .
While th board rescinded the contract
'given th Nonparlel company for furnish
i..lng blank books, printed supplies, etc, for
ihls year, H has not yst taken any steps
to advertise for 'bids for these supplies.
it is expected, however, that several firms
will submit bids at th meeting of th
hoard on Wednesday without waiting for
the ' supervisors to advertise.
AND THE' BEST." '
BOTTLED IN BOND
Look for the word "RYE" in red on label,
St. TeL 48.
KEY. W. B. CLEMMER RESIGNS
factor of Tint Christian Church Accepts
Call of Book Island Congregation.
WILL ASSUME NEW DUTIES IN MARCH
Daring? His Pastorate of Three Years
Mr. Clemmer Has Wiped Oat
Chare Dekt and Made
At the close of the morning services at
the First Christian church yesterday the
pastor. Rev. W. B. Clemmer, notified the
congregation that he had accepted a call
to the pastorate of th Memorial Christian
church at Rock Island. III., and asked that
matters be so arranged here that he could
leave for his new duties at tbs beginning
of March. Exoept to a few to whom Pas
tor Clemmer had told of th call to Rock
Island, th announcement that he planned
leaving them cam aa a surprise to the
members of the congregation.
Three weeks ago Rer. Mr. Clemmer asked
If he would accept a call to the Rock
Island church. If such was tendered him.
Definite action was taken by the Rock
Island congregation on Sunday, January 13,
and a formal call extended Rer. Mr. Clem
mer, which he decided to accept.
Rev. W. B. Clemmer has boon pastor
of th First Christian church of this city
for three and a half years, coming here
from Drake university at Des Moines,
where he took a post graduate course after
having been In the ministry for about
eight years. . The relations between the
pastor and congregation have been most
cordial and the announcement of his leav
ing for another field waa received with
deep regret. During his pastorate here Mr.
Clemmer has freed the First Christian
church from debt and only recently plans
ware outlined for the erection of a new
edifice, more In keeping with the needs of
Th pastorata In Rock Island offers a
bigger field aa there are two mission Sun
day schools connected with It. During his
paatorats here Mr. Clemmer has always
been prominently Identified with church
work In general and has taken a leading
part In the work of th Paators' association.
He has taken an active and leading part
In Sunday school work and Is president
of the Sunday School Workers' union. He
was largely Instrumental In arranging for
th union revival meetings now In prog
ress at th First Christian church.
COUNCIL WILL MEET TONIGHT
Water Works Report to Be Consid
ered In Committee.
The city council will meet this evening
as a committee of the whole , to consider
the report of W. Klersted, the consulting
engineer on the water works plant, and
that of the special committee which has
the matter of the water works question In
charge. Each of the counctlmen has been
supplied with a copy of Mr. Klersted's
report, since -the meeting last week, and
It la tk. Intention to 19 thrOUith the dOCU-
mant Mrafiillv tnnlarht. Aa the report con
sists of some 1B pages of typewritten mat
ter, this will consume considerable time.
Tha report of th special committee con
tains a double-headed proposition, which.
It Is said, will meet with considerable op-nn-i.lnn
nn the nurt of some of the coun-
cllmen. The recommendation, if concurred
In. wll give this special committee the
authority to submit to the voters of Coun
cil Bluffs a double-headed proposition ap
parently, but which. In fact, means merely
the submission of the question of munici
pal ownership. While the committee asks
authority to submit on one ballot at the
same special election the two proposi
tions, namely, that of granting the water
works company a new franchise under, cer
tain conditions, one of them requiring the
company to carry out the Improvements
and extensions in its service deemed neces
sary by Mr. Klersted, and the other that
of municipal ownership, the result of a
double-barreled proposition like this. It Is
contended, would be that the question of
a new franchise wouia oe towi in tne
shuffle, while the one of municipal owner
ship would carry.
Before, however, the proposition of mu
nlrlnnl ownershlD could be submitted to
the vote of th people at a special election.
the price to be paid for the plant wouia
hn tn he determined upon. While the
special committee may, and Is probably.
prepared to accept Mr. Kierstea s ngures
and estimate. It is known that the water
works company la not altogether satisfied
with his findings as to value. It Is said
that of the eight councilman only three
f.vnr nmnlclnal ownershlo under the pres
ent condition of the - city's finances, and.
again. It Is not likely that an agreement
mm tn tha value of the nresent Dlant could
be arrived at until an appraisement had
been made by disinterested experts.
Th city council Is scheduled to meet
Tuesday afternoon for the purpose, It Is
understood, of taking some action on th
water works question, based on what rec
ommendation the committee of the whole
may decide to make this evening.
A. Metscar 4k Ce.
New Location of Wholesale Bakery.
S18 Mynster Street. Council Bluffs. Ia.
Home-Mad Bread a Specialty.
ROBERT BURNS 10c CIGAR. OLD
TIMES So AND SPINA 10e CIGAR. MA
LONET CIGAR CO.. DISTRIBUTORS,
COUNCIL BLUFFS. I A.
Combination gas and electric chandeliers
and th celebrated Welsbach Incandescent
gas burners." Why not see us befor you
buy. We can certainly please you on price
and quality of goods. Stephan Bros., 123
SO SMOKISO ROOM I LIBRARY
Board Considers Proposition and
Derides Aaalnst It.
A reading room for men In the basement
of the public library building, where the
patrons might have the privilege of en
Joying a' quint smnke, will not be estab
lished. This has been decided by the board
of library trustees which at first seemingly
favored the proposition. The pernicious
cigarette is the obstacle In the way of pro
viding a reading room where men might
smoke while reading, say the members of
the board of trustees.
When the establishment of a reading
room with smoking privileges was pro
posed a committee from the board Investi
gated the advisability of such a move.
This Investigation disclosed the fact that
the Janitor had considerable trouble In
preventing young lads who frequented the
library building from surreptitiously en
Joying their cigarettes In the basement.
These boys, the Janitor complained, made
use of the toilet rooms In the basement In
which to smoke and he was kept constantly
busy driving them out. With a room In
which smoking would be permitted, It was
believed, an Incentive would be given these
boys to loaf In it and smoke cigarettes, to
the annoyance and dlscomfore of the men
who might wish to patronise the room and
enjoy the privilege of a qulot smoke while
reading. This being the situation, the
board of trustees decided that it would be
best not to establish the proposed reading
room In the basement.
See our show wlndols for granite War
this week. Odds and ends sale on granit
ware that will make you buy. See price
In our window. Swalne & Mauer, 338 and
Free tickets for those wishing to attend
the kodak exhibition to be held at Cham
bers' academy, In Omaha, January 28 to
February t, may be had by calling at W. A.
Maurer's china and crockery store.
BUDWEISER BOTTLED BEER IS
SERVED ONLY AT FIRST-CLASS BARS
Annual 30 per cent discount on picture
frame moulding. Alexander's, 333 B'way.
CENTRAL FLOUR. $To6 PER SACK,
EVERY SACK WARRANTED. CENTRAL
GROCERY AND MEAT MARKET,
HIGHEST PRICES PAID FOR SCRAP
IRON. METALS AND RUBBER BY J.
KATALMAN, 808 MAIN ST. 'PHONE 66a
A Dally Oocorrrnce.
We saved a farmer of Nebraska $130.00
on a 8000.00 barn bill, so you see It Is not
healthy or economical for anyone to close
a lumber deal without getting our figures.
C. Hafer. Council Bluffs, la.
N. Y. Plumbing Co. Tel. 26a Night, 80S.
Iowa News Motes.
ELDORA Prof. George Taft, one of the
pioneer musicians of central Iowa and a
cousin of Admiral Dewey of Manila bay
fame, is dead at his home In Grundy Cen
ter. IOWA CITY Charged with offensive
partisanship, selling mining stock, soliciting
the purchase of government stationery to
swell the receipts of the office, etc, Harry
D. Overholt, for many years postmaster at
this place, la having the "fight of his life"
to hold office. Five or six other prominent
cltisens are In the field for the place.
, AMI-School opens at the Iowa State
college Monday. Classification has been in
progress since yesterday morning and in
dications are that there will lie a yearly
enrollment exceeding 1.6O0 by a good num
ber. President Storms and the deans of
various departments are well pleased with
the showing and feel satisfied that the
attendance will be yet materially Increased.
ATLANTIC Two more funerals were
held here today and another body lies In
th city awaiting burial. The funerals
today were Henry Stone, a prominent
farmer and pioneer Settler of this county,
who died at the age of 66 years of disease
due to old age, and Mrs. Sarah Ann Comer,
of Adams county, who died of pneumonia
while visiting hor daughter, Mrs. George
ATLANTIC Two sensational suits were
commenced In the district court of Cass
county today. Mrs. C. E. Burton com
menced an action for 85,000 damages against
Willis Prall, a prominent retired farmer
and stockman here, alleging that he had
made Improper advances to her and at one
time had assaulted her so violently that
he tore her clothes. F. L. Laarts com
menced action for 15.000 damages against
Frank Collatz, alleging the alelnatlon of
his wife's affections.
JEFFERSON Alone in the house, the
man unconscious and the woman an In
valid, Mr. and Mrs. David Davidson would
I have been cremated had It not been for a
neighbor woman, who heard the feeble tap-
I ping of the Invalid woman's cane on the
window. The aged couple live alone, and
, while attempting to kindle a fire Mr. Da
vldeon became unconscious. The woodwork
caught fire and Mrs. Davidson managed to
drag herself near enough to a window to
tap on it with her cane. They were almost
smothered by smoke when rescued.
' ATLANTIC Ed Johnson of Marne, who
was working on the railroad at that place,
met with a serious accident. While driving
spikes one of the spikes broke and a piece
of It struck him In the head. He was
rendered unconscious for the space of sev
eral hours and It was thought that he waa
fatally Injured, but it Is now expected
that he will recover. Clarence Carter was
badly Injured In a game of banket ball here
at the Young Men s Christian association
gymnasium. He was one of the contest
ants in a practice game, when he was
thrown against the side of the hull on his
head and rendered unconscious for a time.
He will recover.
POLICE MAGISTRATES CLASH
Madrid Sees Part of Force Take
Measares Against Other
MADRID. Jan. . (Special.) An Im
mense crowd watched with great amuse
ment a few days ago a comic opera battle
which waged around the Fronton, a sort
of crystal palaoe in the center of Madrid. 1
The armies consisted of a large force of
police who tried to expel another body of
police and waiters who held the building.
The battle lasted all day and ended In a
route of the defenders who, policemen In
cluded, were marched off to prison.
The Fronton, which stands In the Plaso
del Carmen, has for a long time been In
dispute between the proprietors and cred
itor. Recently the creditors Obtained
from the magistrate of the central district
the appointment of a manager in their In
terests. The proprietor then got the ex
pulsion of the manager by order of the
magistrate of the chambery quarter. The
The magistrate of the center, with a
large force of supporters, appeared befor
the Fronton to drive out seventeen police
men and forty-three waiter who had bar
ricaded ' themselves within. Repeated ef
forts were made to break down the doors,
but th besiegers were driven oft and rein
forcements had to be sent for.
Then the doors were smashed with axes
and the magistrate of the center entered
and ordered the arrest of the defenders.
Several escaped by the roof and through the
windows, but the police were marched off
by their comrades of the besieging army.
A council of ministers has since been
held to prevent a repetition of the scandil
, by defining the authority of the two mag
Indiana Bar t Death.
PENDLETON. Ore., Jsn. 2a Five In
dians were burned to death In a fire which
destroyed the Jail at the Umatilla Indian
rstrvaltin agency early today. The origin
of the tire la unknown, but It is thought
the Indians wars trying to bum their way
SOLONS WILL MAKE HASTE
Iowa Legislature Will loth Two-Cent
Fare and Primary Bills.
PASSA6E EXPECTED EARLY IN SESSION
Plan Is to Get Them Ont nf the Way
of Insurance and Other Measares
that Will Take More
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
DES MOINES, Jan. ao.-(Speclal) An
Inclination to hurry legislation, and es
pecially the 2-cent fare bill and primary
election bill Is manifest in both houses of
the general assembly. The chief reason
given by members Is the hope that more
time can thus be had for the more diffi
cult questions of Insurance legislation and
other measures and, also, for the purpose
of getting out of the road all measures
In which there Is a possible chance for
politics. The 2-cent fare bill Is a proposi
tion containing no Intricate legal points
and Is a question merely of changing a
few words In the statutes. The primary
election Is filled with technicalities and
legal points and It Is the universal belief
that at best It cannot be out of the road
for three or four weeks. A movement la
being fostered to make the measure a
caucus measure In case there la any diffi
culty in reaching a decision as to the
measure. It Is believed there may be some
compromise on the proposition. Compro
mise Is at least being talked. The demand
of the progressives Is for a plurality meas
ure, and the Crossley bill that has been
introduced In both houses Is a plurality
measure. The talk of compromise Is to
put a limit and require that a candidate
to be nominated receive at least 36 per cent
of the total vote. Should there be any
disposition toward dangerous disagreement
on the proposition It will undoubtedly be
carried Into the republican caucus. It Is
undeitood that Governor Cummins Is In
favor of such a procedure. '
As a part of the general plan to hurry
legislation, both houses refused to adjourn
following the Inaugural last Thursday till
next Tuesday. The intention was. that
by remaining In session till Wednesday,
next, when an Adjournment will likely be
had to allow the committee to visit the
verlous state Institutions, enough bills will
have been Introduced and printed to allow
both houses to begin active work In the
matter of making laws. Several 2-cent
fare bills are already Introduced and there
need be no delay whatever as to that
measure. The. primary election laws are
In hand and the committee on elections can
begin work at once on those measures.
One Board of Resents.
A bill to consolidate the three educational
Institutions of the state under one Board
of Regents will be introduced at this ses
sion of the legislature. Such a bill was
Introduced at the last session by the com
mission appointed by the Thirteenth gen
eral assembly to discuss the question. Four
of the members of that commission are
members of this general assembly. They
are Senators Whipple, Turner, Lambert
and Representative Teter. They will hold
a meeting next weok or the week after,
when the matter , will be taken up and a
decision reached as to whether any changes
will be made In the-bill Introduced at the
last cession, f. a,: ! - .
. Senator Whipple Is anxious to secure the
passage of the bill. He believes It one of
the most .Important 'measures the state
has had up at any time, and all the mem
bers of that commission are hoping that
the 2-cent fare bill and primary election
bill will pass early- this session and be
gotten out of the road, so as to allow some
time for discussion of their bill. At the
last session there .was a great deal of
hostility to the measure. While other
questions of public policy have been vigor
ously discussed during the past year this
proposition has had next to no discussion,
A hasty canvass of the members of the
house, where the chief opposition to the
bill was expected at the last session and
where the law met Its defeat, discloses
that there Is some favorable sentiment.
At the last session, however, the defeat
of the measure was accomplished by the
lobbying of members of the faculty of the
State Agricultural college with the house
members, and especially the farmer mem
bers of the house.
It Is understood that Governor Cummins
Is opposed to the proposition, though he
has made no recommendations and has
taken no active Interest In the matter.
Fate Follows Woman Sntfragre.
Some strange fate follows the cause of
woman suffrage In Iowa. The law provide
that before the constitutional amendment
can be submitted to the people to vote upon
a resolution must pass two successive leg
islatures. A number of sessions the neces
sary resolution has been gotten through
one house. One session back in 18&4 it was
gotten through both houses, but the next
session it failed snd the women had to be
gin all over again. Many sessions the com
mittee In both houses have been unfavor
able, some sessions they have been favor
able. But before the people can even vote
on the proposition the resolution must be
reported favorable from the committees of
both houses, pass both houses and then go
through the same process at the succeeding
session. Then the people can vote on it.
Discovery of Young Lady Book'
Food has much to do with tha way on
accomplishes any kind of work; poorly
digested or Improper food Is the most fre
quent cause of nervous break-down and
the surest way back to health Is by prop
erly selected food.
A young lady In Calif, says: "Much
of the time until I was 19 years old I had
poor digestion caused by eating too much
starchy and greasy food; many days I
would suffer If I at anything at all.
"Entering the offlc of a large firm as
aorountant, soon broke down under the
work and from being Insufficiently nour
ished because I did not digest my food.
I suffered almost constantly with nervous
"About that time Grape-Nuts was
recommended to me and on trying It I
was really astonished at the result for It
was the first food that had really agreed
with me tor years.
"Within a day or two my headaches
stopped, my . nerves began to get strong
and my brain clear, so that when I took
up my work again I was able, alone, to
do the entire work before done by two.
"I ate nothing but Grape-Nuts with
cream, for Lunch each day sometimes
beating up a raw egg with it. I have
found It very beneficial eaten dry, chewed
well, when tired or nervous.
"My gain under Grape-Nuts diet was
rapid and still continues. I gained on
or two pounds a week at first; now I
hold my normal healthy weight and I
never suffer from Indigestion thanks to
"My brother-in-law has been restored to
perfect health upon A Grape-Nut diet. Ws
naturally think the world and all of the
food." Name given by Poetum Co.. Battle
Creek, Mich. Read th book. "Th Road
J to WeUvlU." la pkgs. "Thar a raoa."
snd If they defeat It tha fight will have to
be made all over again.
This session the women have been anx
iously waiting. When the committees were
announced the house committee on woman
suffrage had four haclw-lors In middle life
on the committee, and all of them said to
be opposed to woman suffrage, and the
committee on constitutional amendments.
to which the resolution might have gone,
has three of the same bachelors on It. The
chances of woman suffrage this session.
therefore, seems slim at the outset.
Report Unexpended Balances.
In accordance with an act of the last
legislature, the State Board of Control has
filed Its re pert of unexpended balances in
the hands of the various state Institutions
for the guidance of the appropriation com
mlfjteea. The report Is as follows:
.8 14.2S1 82 t 34.218.07
. H.TOSI 19.KW.il
14 18 73
19 21 5. o
Mount Pleasant ....
Inspection of children's homes....
inspection county snd private In
stitutions for children
For state agents
Total, support and special 8494.961.84
Wants Bnlldlnar Completed. .
The report of Curator Aldrich of the hls-l
torical department was made to the legis
lature yesterday. He ask for 878,494 with
which to complete the construction and fur
nishing of the historical building, and also
for an Increase in the allowance for ex
penses In order to furnish an assistant cu
rator. Adjourn Next Wednesday.
By the passage of a concurrent resolu
tion both houses of the legislature will ad
journ next Wednesday till the Monday fol
lowing at 10 o'clock in order to allow com
mittees to visit each of the state Institu
tions. These committees will be given till
February 8 in which to make their report
Honse for Economy.
The house Saturday settled beyond all
question of doubt that It Is for economy,
even in small details. The resolution of
fered ty White of Story county, pro
viding for a committee of five to pass upon
the qualifications of the committee clerks,
waa paosed. A previous resolution limits
the clerks to expert stenographers, and
White's resolution provides that a commit
tee must be satisfied that they are stenog
raphers, and that they must be on duty
from 8:30 to 6:30. A large number of the
members, to satisfy political obligations,
had already appointed clerks who were not
stenographers. These are somewhat disap
pointed and there was an exodus of fair
young women and men yesterday and to
IRISH PATRIOT IS DEAD
All Friends of Ireland Monrn Passing;
of Parish Priest of
DUBLIN, Jan. 20. Speclal.) The death
of the late Rt. Rev. Mgr. White, dean of
Klllaloe and parish priest of Nenagh, Is
one to be regretted throughout the length
and breadth of Ireland. He was of a
singularly fervent and enthusiastic tem
perament. He threw himself with all the
ardor of his fervent nature Into, the Irish
national movement and hailed with delight
Mr. Gladstone's first home rule proposal
In 1888. He went to London at the time of
th Introduction of th horn rule bill. In
April, 1888, and being unable, not having
applied to his friends In time, to obtain a
seat in the gallery of the House of Com
mons to hear Mr. Gladstone's speech, he
determined that he would wish him God
speed on his way to the House of Com
mons. He accordingly waited In the palace
yard till Mr. Gladstone drove to the House
of Commons, and as they alighted the
dean took off his hat and expressed his
good wishes. Mr. and Mrs. Gladstone were
much touched by the Incident, shook hands
with Dean White very warmly, and Mr.
Gladstone, In a few words, conveyed his
high appreciation of Dean White's devo
tion to the Irish cause.
Dean White loved to recall old memories
of Smith O'Brien and the '48 period. At
Christmas of the year 183 Smith O'Brien
distributed the prizes at Carrlgaholt school
and bestowed a number of Irish books as
premiums for those who had been study
ing the native language. In his own his
tory of Clare, Dean White thus refers to
that memorable visit: "Smith O'Brien's
last public act was a visit to Carriganolt,
where the present writer was then offi
ciating. He spent the evening In the hos
pitable residence of one of his greatest
friends. Father Meehan, the parish priest,
and In response to a popular welcome or
ganised by the people, made his last speech
In view of the castle where another O'Brien
lived, who fought and lost for Ireland."
DIAMONDS Frenier, 16th and Dodg.
FORECAST OF THE WEATHER
Fair and Warmer In Nebraska Today,
Cloaay Tomorrow I Warmer
la East Portion.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 20. Forecast of the
weather for Monday and Tuesday:
For Nebraska Fair and warmer Mon
day; Tuesday, cloudy, possibly snow or
ralh, with warmer In east portion.
For Iowa Fair Monday, not so cold In
north and west portions; Tuesday, warmer
and fair, except snow in extreme western
For Kansas Fair and warmer Monday
For Missouri Fair Monday, colder In
south portion; Tuesday, fair and warmer.
For Colorado Fair Monday and Tues
day. For Wyoming Fair Monday and Tues
day, except snow tn northwest portion.
For Montana Snow. Monday, warmer In
ast portion;' Tuesday, probably snow,
colder In west and north portion.
For South Dakota Fair and warmer
Monday, snow at night or Tuesday.
OFFICE OF THE WEATHER BUREAU.
OMAHA. Jan. 80. Official record of tem
perature and precipitation compared with
the corresponding day for the last three
years: 1SW7. 1808. W05. 104.
Maximum temperature.... 16 46 38 IS
Minimum temperature.... 6 19 16 It
Mean temperature 11 82 22 19
precipitation 00 T .08 .11
Temperature and precipitation departures
from the normal at Omaha since March 1,
and comparison with the last two years:
Normal temperature 22
1 tendency for th day 11
Total excess since March 1 231
Normal precipitation 02 Inch
Excess for th day US Inch
Total rainfall since March 1....26 7 Inches
Deficiency since March 1 8 92 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period, 1906.... 2.6 Inches
Deficiency for cor. perlud, 19U&.... 6 11 inches
Reports from Stations at T P. M.
Station and State Temp. Max. Rain
of Weather. 7 p. in. Temp. full.
Bismarck, cloudy 10 10 .00
Cheenne, part cloudy... 84 88 .00
Chicago, clear 8 14 T
Davenport, clear 8 lu .00
Denver, part cloudy 40 bi .00
Havre, cloudy i 4 4 ,Vl
Helena, cloudy 40 40 .uo
Huron, cloudy t 4 .00
North Platte, cloudy 26 82 .00
Omaha, clear 14 14 .no
Rt. Louis, clear 26 So .00
St. Paul, clear 6 0 .00
Salt l-ks City, pt. cloudy 88 88 .00
Valentine, clear 14 16 .Oil
WllUston, snowing 6 ( T
T Indicates trac of precipltstton. In
dicates below sero.
L. A- WL81i, Local Forecaster.
FAIRBANKS NOT AN ICEBERG
Pen Pictnra of Vio President that Gives
Lie to the Ctrtooniits,
HAS HABIT OF MAKING FRIENDS
Warm and Cordial Greeting; Is
F.xtended to Every Visitor
Whether of t.ow or
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON, Jan. !0.-(Speclsl.)-About
half the newspaper cartoonists,
whenever they are short on Ideas, draw sn
Icicle or a snow man, label It "Fairbanks"
and let It go at that. As a result half the
visitors to the capltol when conducted Into
the room of Vice President Fairbanks ex
pect to run Into a sudden fall of tempera
ture they expect a chilly reception. Un
der ruch circumstances It Is not surprising
that visitors to that same vice presidential
room are somewhat daied as they leave
It, for Instead of a freexlng, shllly atmos
phere they find a warmth and cordially
surrounding Charles Warren Fairbanks
which they have been led to believe never
existed. The truth Is no one ever had
cause to complain of the reception given
him by Mr. Fairbanks since the first day
he entered public life In Washington. It
Is not within the power of humanity to
fathom the motives which underlie the
actions of public men, and It Is of course
possible there Is nothing sincere In the
greeting which Charles W. Fairbanks al
ways extends to those who are presented
tl him. He must be a consummate actor
Indeed If that cordiality Is "put on" and he
must also possess a greater stock of It
than any other man In public life, for
whether It be the page boy or the .states
man who greets him the result Is always
a cordial bow and a hearty handshake.
Mr. Fairbanks wins friend every day,
and this winning streak Is no new thing
with him. He first came to Washington
as a senator ten years ago. If his veins
had been filled with Ice water, as the car
toonists try to make out, he would scarcely
have been chosen to make .the race with
Theodore Roosevelt. If any cause existed
for dubbing him an "Iceberg" he would not
have enjoyed the real esteem of his col
leagues which he certainly possesses to a
The truth Is Charles Warren Fairbanks
is an able man, a safe man and a popular
man among those who know him, and it
Is perhaps because of these qualities that
other less able and equally ambitious
statesmen take pains to create the Im
pression that the blood of the vice president
Is composed of white corpuscles and tht
his normal temperature Is only a degree
or two above 32 Fahrenheit.
New Passport Measore.
Ordinarily a bill Introduced In either
house of congress seven weeks before the
date of final adjournment would be con
sidered as having no chance whatever of
enactment into law. But Representative
Perkins of New York has prepared and haj
Introduced a measure of great lmportanco
which will probably be placed on the stat
ute books before the end of the session.
The bill Is In line with the report made to
Secretary Root by a commission, appointed
by that official, which Is designed to pre
vent many abuses which have grown up In
connection with the issuance of passports
to foreign born cltisens and especially those
growing out of the habit of certain of
these cltisens who after naturalization In
the United States return to the country of
their birth and claim exemption from local
law because of . their American citizen
ship. The first section of the bill authorises
the issue of passports to persons not clti
sens of the United States, when the appli
cant has declared his Intention to become
a cltlxen and has resided in the United
States for three years, provided that such
passport shall not be valid more than six
months; that It shall not be renewed and
that It shall not be valid In the country
of which the holder was a citizen prior
to making his declaration of Intention.
The second section regulates the issuance
of passports to native born American resi
dents. Section 3, is entirely new and is the
most Important. Its text Is as follows:
That any American cltlxen shall be
deemed to have expatriated himself when
he has been naturalized In any foreign
state In conformity with Its laws, or when
he has taken an oath of allegiance to any
foreign state, or when he has become domi
ciled in a foreign state.
When any naturalized citizen shall have
resided for five, years In a foreign state It
shall be presumed that he has become
domiciled therein, and that he has ceased
to b an American citizen: Provided, how
ever, that such presumption may be over
come on the presentation of satisfactory
evidence to a diplomatic or consular officer
of the United States, under such rules ami
regulations as the Department of State
may prescribe: And, provided also, that
no American citizen shall be allowed to
expatriate himself when this country Is
Nationalisation of Women.
Section 4 relates to the nationality
of married American women. It provides
that any American woman who marries
a foreigner shall take the nationality of
her husband. At the termination of the
material relations she may resume her
American citizenship, If abroad, by regis
tering as an American cltlxen within one
year with a consul of the United States,
or by returning to reside In the United
States, or, if residing in the United States
at the termination of the marital relation,
by continuing to reside therein.
The fifth section provides that any for
eign woman who acquires American clti
aenslilp by marriage shall retain such
citizenship after the termination of the
marital relation, provided she remains a
resident of the United 'States, unless she
shall formally renounce the same. If she
resides abroad she may retain her Ameri
can citizenship by registering with an
American consul within one year after the
termination of such marital relation.
Th remaining two sections of the bill
define the rights of children of aliens born
to parents who subsequently became clti
sens, and of children of Americans resid
ing abroad. The principal change proposed
1 that children of Americans born outside
of the United States, If they continue to
reside outside the United States, must, in
order to receive the protection of this
government be required, upon reaching the
X OEFORE anemic people use Scott' j
y L EmuUfon their blood is thin
and starved, their general health
fv poor, and their SDirits derre..ed- TV.
raw winds go right through them and
cause colds, bronchitis and catarrh.
AFTER they use Scott' 'mt Etntxt
J ion their blood is rich and abundant,
their general health excellent and their
, spirits buoyant
Then cold winds have no terrors for
sge of 18 years, to record St an American
consulate th!r intention to become resi
dents snd remain citizens of the United
States, nnd shsll be furthr required to
take the oath of allegiance to the United
States upon attaining their majority.
Aarfltlnar Committees Tnke l ife.
There are ten committees of the housa of
representatives which are spparently Im
portant bodies. They are the committees
on expenditures In the executive depart
ments nnd upon public buildings About
twenty years ago when William M.
Springer of Illinois was chairman of tha
committee on exendltures In the PostofTIca
department he called his committee to
gether and made an Investigation. Some
Improper expenditures were discovered and
Mr. Springer gathered a great deal of
campaign thunder and then the committee
adjourned sine die.
If there has been formal action by any
like body In the past twenty years It would
be difficult to find a record of the fact.
These committees on expenditures were
orlRlnally formed to set as auditing com
mitters with the Idea of keeping congresg
posted upon the method In vogue In th
bookkeeping divisions of the various
branches of the executive service. Bill
like auditing committees generally they
have shown no disposition to perform their
duties. This year, however, marks an ex
ceptlon to the genersl rule. Mr. Little
field of Maine, as chairman of the commit"
tee on expenditures In the Department of
Agriculture, has begun a thorough and ex
haustive Inquiry Into the manner In which
the funds of that department are disbursed.
The fact Is noteworthy thnt the annual
appropriations for Mr. Wilson's depart
ment have been Increased from $2,500,000 to
89,0un,00i) since ho first accepted tha agri
cultural portfolio. No one expects the In
quiry will develop anything like crooked
ness, but scientists are seldom business
men and they usually Ignore formalities
when aiming tn achieve results, and It ll
with a vlow to the Inculcation of better
business methods that the Inquiry Is now
While the remaining weeks of the pres
ent congress afford no opportunity to ex
tend the work, of auditing committee to
the other departments It Is understood to
be the purpose of the speaker to Insist
that each and every one of them shall
"get busy" In the next congress, and that
a report shall bn made upon the work and
methods of nil the departments before th
end of the first session of the sixtieth con
Congressmen t'se Mileage Rook.
Since the first day of January members
of congress have learned to pay railroad
fares Just Hke ordinary Americans and it
seems they' are beginning to enjoy the
novel experience. One result of this new
sensation Is tho discovery that money run
be saved by the purchase of mileage books,
and nearly every membce who travels be
tween Washington and New York has pur
chased at least one of these convenient
money savers. The rate of fare, one way,
between the rapltol and the metropolis
has been 86.50 for many years, while a
round trip ticket, good for ten days cost
J10. Now, however, a book good for on
year, which contains 1,000 mile slips can
be had for fcX) and this book Is available
for any number of persons. Mr. Congress
man who wants to take his wife to New
York for a month buys one of these books,
takes his better half and starts. When h
comes back he still has ninety-six mile
available, which Is enough to take him to
Baltimore and back, or well on his way to
New York again. Those who have ac
quired the mileage book habit are fond of
telling their friends of the discovery and
each has constituted himself a ticket agent
for the railroad which sells the books.
, , - . . '
Sleeplna; Car nnd Express Rate.
The Interstate Commerce commission 'hag
been so busy with the most Important ,
clauses of the new rate law that up to
the present time no opportunity has been
found to prepare regulations to put Into
effect the paragraphs of-the. bill which
apply to sleeping cars and express rates.
But some of the officials of the commis
sion are gathering data which will shortly
be available. The sleeping car rates have
already been discovered to be without any
basis of reason whatever and the express
rates, especially to "non-competitive
points," are known to be excessive and ar
bitrary. The commission will get after
the express and sleeping car companies
very shortly now and the general publlo
will probably get a personal knowledge of
the scope of the rate bill as a result, b
cause It Is very well known that the or
dinary American householder who Is not
directly engaged In commerce has far mor
Intimate connection with sleeping car tick
ets and express charges than with freight
Filth In Meat Markets.
Washlngtonlans like to brag of the clean
liness of their city, and the beauties of th
existing form of government. The loco
governing authorities Issue frequent order
for the control of the moral and habits
of the people. The bill poster Is not per
mitted to display a picture of a chorus
girl unless her skirts reach her boot topi
and the stranger who spits on the sidewalk
Is liable to arrest and fine. It would seem
that the same authorities would look after
the sanitary regulations of the Institutions
under their control without the aid of th
federal authorities. But thus far they
have not done so and as a consequence a
commission of the Department of Agricul
ture has been at work Investigating th
places In Washington where meats ar
sold. They hove discovered conditions of
filth In some of the markets which would
give Joy to Upton Sinclair. And as for sani
tary arrangements there are apparently
none neither toilet rooms nor lavatories.
Bo bad were the conditions discovered that
only a private report was made, lest th
public should be frightened Into starvation.
Now that they are notified officially by th
Department of Agriculture Uiat th mar
kets are filthy, the district authorities ar
awakening; but it took a severe Jolt to dis
sipate their lethargy.
Lost Thirty-nix lors In Storm.
BTUROIS, B. D., Jan. 20 (Special Tele
gram.) Earl Qalland was) brought to Btur
gls yesterday with both feet badly frozen.
While on his way In from Thunder Butte
a week ago, he got lost in a severe storm
and was out all night, being ' thirty-six
hour without food. Jt is feared amputa
tion of at least one foot will be necessary.
Galland, In order to keep from perishing,
kept running around his team and wagoa
60a. AND SLM. 'A
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