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TIIE OMAHA DAITjY BEE: WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY fi, ,1007.
Telephone lougle All.
La Grecque I ailorcd Underwear
lias manydistinctiyQ features. Jt combines usefulness, smootlv
ness of fit, beauty, of design and workmanship. Fits eo smooth-
ly over the figure that it mntcrially lessens outer dres measure
ments and accentuates the waist line. "" ' '
Pfrincess Slip .
, Hua the smooth fit of a well tailored
irown. It la the tnrllepensible foundation
jor every rlrse fitting dress. Iti long
,' sweeping clean-cut llneir are .especially ap-
predated, when worn utkW the stylish
1'rlhcess' rwi'WuU to open In front uo
lnek with Inverted plait, or hihft bark.
i The sr.ireftii Hare h.lnw knees gives per-
feet freedom In walking.
s Drawer and Corset Cover
. . ... '. Combination
t la perfect fitting corset cover, ample
drawer and divided skirt In one garment,
fflta and hongs smoothly on thinnest or
j rtnulcst figures alike. Faultless rut,
j darVrd waist, ndg!na; and lnsrtlo)is of new
; eat lacea make thla a shapely handsome
f ttarmenV that rvf.tr woman, wishing to look
,nljreel her bea. should huve. No drawing,
.:" n'DT'XT CS A TTTDTl
llOWARD, CORNER SIXTEENTH STREET.
visions at any particular bill. Also ahould
''the scope and the extent of the bill be al-
most Judicially crnsldered before It la eon
eluded that I'm previsions are the ones to
be adopted. These precautions become more
t Important for the reason that no pmlculnx
i Mil has ever been worked out and presented
Jor discussed on the hustings of. this state.
The subcommltlee appointed to draft a
'vstate-wlde primary bill will meet tomor
;row and organise and get down to work.
Thla committee la composed of the follow
, ..Ing: Aldrlch of Butler, Patrick of Sarpy.
' K. P. Brown ef Lancaster, Dodge of
; Douglas and Macsay of Cuater.
- Terminal Tasatloa Bill.
, 1 Senator Thornus this afternoon intro
duced his terminal taxation bill In the aen
,' ate. The measure doee not Interfere with
-the present method of assessment of rall
'.rofcd terminals for state, county and school
'district purposes, but makes provision for
' the .assessment -of the terminals by cltlea
. and Villages by the local assessors. For
municipal purpoaea the railroad property
ls assessed like other property. For state,
county - and school dietrlct purpoaea the
.'value of the terminals will still be dls-
tributed over the. entire line In proportion
to the number of miles of road In the tax
I'lnc distiiot. The-new bill avoids the ob
jection, of eomer of the members from the
eountry districts that the taxation of ter
.mtnala by the 'municipal authorltlea would
reduce the revenue received by the munlcl
' r palitles and school districts which have
' no terminals or 'terminal property of small
An oped "heaving; wris held this after
noon: by toe senate committee on munici
pal .affairs on the Olbson bill providing
--.brewers or distillers shall not own an ln
' -tcrert in saloons and limiting the number
of saloons' In -5maha, ' South Omaha and
l.lncofn to one ' for each 1,000 population.
.John W. Pariah of Omaha appeared before
.the committee and made the principal ad
.dret'a Jor the brewers, while Elmer Thomaa
,of the 'Civic' federation and Senator Olbson
defended the bill. The committee did not
-.ke action. . . .
if.-i neaalatlosi of Demarrste.
Aatefig -the bill Introduced In the senate
thla rnornjnt; waa. one by Holbrook of
'llTj)odgeji. relating '.t the .mooted question of
'"lenjurrage chargfa by railroads. The hill
'lldrws the tsonslguee forty-eight hours'
V: Jine' te remove his goods from the enr
'Trta' trees hliff ' credit,, for the Amount of
Ime less than that he 'requires. The full
cxt of the bill Is as follows:
' ' Seotlnn 1 That apjr; consignee' of freight
.-. ti esrloetd lots shall nave- forty-eight hours
H rithln which to: unload such car of cars
, Tticro to only ono
jit t$mmnt msm js
ioizaiiuo Bromo Quinine
v T : Sbatlarly 1 siaii reasedtaa sometimes
1 deeetve. This first and original Oold Tablet
i-Bs a WHITIi .! ACKltil with black
V aaa red Uttering, and bears the signature
THE SAVINGS BANK ADVANTAGES
IT IS SAFE- -
. Iti Investments must be first mortgages on real estate; or
Government, County or City indebtedness; the same Invest
: menu you would secure for yourself; absolutely tho best
IT IS CONVENIENT-
. Thousands of peopl find pur office hours most convenient;
8:00 A. M. to 5:00 P. M. dally and until :00 P. M. on Satur
day; a time suitable for every person. Our office is situated
l at lptn and Douglas streets In the heart of the shopping and
office districts, and Is in easy access to all car lines.
IT IS LIBERAL v( , . -
v V1A IntereBfoa deposits. , We permit money to be
VttKdrawn' yithout notice. In all things, we endeavor-to
'.iollqW th'a convenience of our depositors. ( . ,
If you are not already a depositor,' we respectfully solicit your
aceWt.. ' - ' ' f '. -r
; Oldest largest aud Strongest Savings Bank In Nebraska.
j Cljy SAyiNGS BANK
v,. .16th" and Douglas i iS treats ,,.
We're ronnlnj the old prices out of camp. With them we are banish
ing out present season Suitings, but we are not banishing our regular
quality of fabrics. We are not banishing our regular standards of tail
oring. No matter what tne prices are, you win find MacCarthy-wiison
tailoring up to your expectations and up to our standards. As a wind-up
of present season Suitings we are offering:
f 50.00 Suitings made to measure for SSO.OO
$4 6.00 Suitings mde to measure for 27.r0
M0. 00 8uitings made to measure for $23.00
$35.00 Suitings made to measure for
Equally deep cuts on our entire stock.
LlacOARTHY-WILSON TAILORING CO.,
'I'liono Houglas 1808. 804-SOO South 18th Street.
Next door to WabMh Ticket Office.
Bee. Feb. I. .07.
bending, gathers or wrlnkler. N mending;
aa thnae garments are ao well made with
fat felled double stitched eeame, that tht-y
will outwear anything ever made fh under
wear. Vme and see them. If you haven t
the slightest Idea of buying.
Mussed and Soiled La Orecque
A few of these beautiful high grade gar
ment" that have become musaed und soiled
In display, consisting cf combination suits
and three-piece suits, will be offered at the
following reduced prices for Wednesday,
mussed and soiled, plecea now, Sl9.
$3 00 mused and soiled, tlees new, fj.85.
Ut;a mupd and soiled, nieces HOW. 2.B-.
Into muswd and soiled, pieces now, $4.15.
MOO mussed and sailed, pieces now, liOO.
V.W ninssed and soiled, pieces now, o.l2.
$10 munsed and soiled pieces now, $8.60.
WH mussed and soiled, pieces now, $10.
A V VXTViJTUfltS
of freight from and after such consignee
Is notified by the transportation Company
of the arrival of such freight and after
said car or cars are placed In the" proper
place for Unloading, und that where auch
consignee shall unload such car or cars, or
any of them. In less time than said forty
eight hours such consignee shall be entitled
to have all such time not used by such
consignee on each car credited to him.
Raid consignee shall be charged with all
time that any car Is detained by said con
signee over said forty-eight-hour period
and no demurrage or other charges for
detention of cars shall be msde or collected
by said transportation company until the
number of hours so charged against said
consignee shall exceed the number of hours
so credited to satd consignee and demurrage
or other charges for detention of cars shall
be msde only for the excess of said lime
so charged over the time so oredlted.
Sec. L-No demurrage shall be charged or
collected on coal or coke In carload lots
until after the expiration of 120 hours from
the time said car was placed for unloading,
after the expiration of which time It shall
be subject to charges aa set forth in sec
tion 1 of this act.
Bockett of Oage, has Introduced a bill
providing; that when railroad companies
confiscate coal or other merchandise they
shall pay to the owner the value of the
coal lesa the freight charges on It. ' plus
one-half the value of the merchandise, aa
Mr. Backett also haa ' a meaatire pro
viding; for a drastic penalty for misrepre
sentation by an Insurance company or Its
agonta of the terms of an Insurance policy
or the benefits to be derived therefrom.
In case of violation the company la to for
feit Its right to do justness In the etat
and the agent to be fined not less than $30
or more than $E00.
ROUTINES PROCREDIXGS OF SENATE
Sooth Omaha Fire and Police BUI Is
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Feb. 5.-(Speclnl.) The session
of the senate was shortened thla morning
by. an adjournment at 11 o'clock (o attend
the Joint hearing with , the members of
the Omaha Commercial club. The entire
business of the morning consisted of hear
ing the reports of standing committees.
The. following bills were reported back to
.By the ccm,mit'tea on. hlghwaya: , l
'8. F. ltl By Backett of Gnge. To prohibit
combinations In bidding among bridge con
tractors; placed oa. -general file.
By the Judiciary, committee: , '
8. F.- 18-By Epperson mt Clay. Relat
ing to procedure in divorce ,casea;v plaoed
on general file. " .
S. F. 186 By Epperson: A curative meas
ure relating to proceedings by the court at
chambers; placed on general file.
S. F. 184 By Epperson. Relating to r-
Ti sr mm x sms F 9
ders of the court relating to the custody of
children in divorce cases; placed on gen
M. . 1"3 By Epperson. Providing for
actions against heirs; placed on general
8. F. li By Hanna of Cherry. To per
mit U.e invtslment of school funds In
school district bonds and other aecurities;
pinged on general tlie.
S. K. 16 by lCpperson. Diving ccurt re
porters a fee of iu cents per Uj Words for
preparing bills cf exception. I laced on
general Hie with sn amendment changing
ihe fee to 7 cents per 100 words.
S. K. 2i-By Thomaa Trovidlng schools
conducted for private gain shall not be ex
empt from taxation. Recommitted to the
Judiciary committee at the request of Rnn
dall of Madison.
By the revenue committee:
8. P. 141 By Sibley. To poet pone pay
ment of debts until taxes on them are paid.
8. K. 1H6 Fy Sthley. Prohibiting the de
duction of Indebtedness from the amount
;or taxable property. Indefinitely poeUpcned.
f S. F. . liS-Hy Mi-Kesson of Lancaster.
, Changing the penalties for making false tax
'""ni ana 10 miiKing isise oatn. to same.
I'laced on general file.
R. F. 143 By Bibley. To tax mercantile
establishment. Including grain and coal es
tablishments, rtn the volume of business
done during the year Irstead of on the
stock on hand April 1. Placed or general
H. F. 110 By McKesson. Providing for
the taxation of net credits only. Indefi
nitely postponed. .
By the action on McKesson's net credit
bill the senate took the position that the
revertue law waa not to be tampered with
In order to permit any more property
to be exempt from taxation. McKesson
made a fight for his bill and sought to
have It placed on general file.' but w.s
outvoted. Thomas of Dcuglns declared
the bill would provide a loophole through
which. a large amount of property would
escape taxation and that portions of the
bill wore clearly unconstitutional. Aid
rich declared If the bill passed It woull
undo all that had been done under the
new revenue law, and King declared that
legislation waa needed to find property
that was escaping taxation rather than
to allow more property to escape. buJk
dt Otoo declared the bill would open the
door to fraud. McKesson's ' motion was
lost by a large majority.
At the afternoon session the senate passed
eight bills Including Olbson's amendment to
the South Omaha charter providing for
three Instead of five members of the Board
of Fire and Police commissioners; Root's
measure providing tor public hearings be
fore pardons or commutation of sentence
ahall be granted by the governor; Backett s
Joint resolution asking congress to pass a
law to prevent railroads and other tax
debtora from using tho federal courts to
enjoin the collection of taxes, and King's
bill to prevent corporations stifling com
petition by the use of discriminatory prloes
in different localities.
B. F. 48 By McKesson, which requires
insurance companies to file statements with
the state auditor, waa recommitted at the
request of Backett of Oage In order that
he might amend It to require a detailed
statement of expenditures. .
The following bills were passed:
8. F. 17 By Thomas. Providing for a mar
riage leo of H to be charged by tne county
8. t 79 By Root of Cass, by request. Re
lating to the granting of letters testamen
tary. H. F. 82 By Root. Providing a new trial
snail not be granted by the presiding Judge
where it Is shown suostuntial Justice has
been done. Kpperson and Wllsey of Fron
tier voted against It.
8. F. 1-By Olbson of Douglas. Pro
viding for the reduction of the number of
fire and police commissioners for South
Omaha -from Ave to three.
8. F. 34 By King. To prevent corpora
tions destroying competition by dlscrhnlna
toiy prices between localities.
8. F. 17 By Backett of Oage. A Joint
resolution to congress asking .the passage
of a law to prevent railroads and other
tax debtora from enjoining the collection
of taxea In federal court.
S. F. 95 By Thomas. Raising pay of
police captains in Omaha to not lesa than
126 and not more than 1150.
8. V. 98 By Root of Cass. Providing for
publlo hearings before the governor shall
issue pardona or commutations of sentence.
Burns of Xjancaster.' Clarke, Thome,
Wllaey of . Frontier and Wllaon voted
against the bill. .
The committee then Went Into committee
of the whole and recommended for pasaaga
Senator King's bill, 8. F. 73, relating- to the
descent of property of decedents. The
bill was drawn by a number of Omaha
lawyera and waa backed by a number of
women'a cluba. When the bill came up
King, Clarke and Wllaon spoke for It.
Wllsey of Frontier opposed it because It
would give to the widow a title In fee to a
part of the property of her huaband.
Wllaey cast the only vote in opposition to
the bill. The committee alao recommended
for passage 8. F. 74 and 7B, companion bills.
When the senate convened again an ex
planatory letter from Commissioner of
Public Lands and Buildings H. M. Eaton
was read In which he said the appoint
ment of Peter Carter as fireman without
the consent of the senate waa not done for
the purpose of dictating to the senate, but
In order to provide a competent fireman.
The following bills were Introduced Into
S. F. 161 By Hanna of Cherry. To enable
villages and cltiea having leaa than &.000
population to grant franchises to uran
and Interurban railroads using steam,
electricity or other motive power.
B. F. 263 By Saunders of Douglas. Regu
lating the doing of business In. Nebraska
and the use of the courts therein by for
eign corporations, except those created for
religious, charitable or literary purposes
only, and providing fees to be paid by
such foreign corporations, and for an ap
pointment of an agent upon whom services
of process may be had.
8. F. i!5S-Withdrawn.
& F. 264 By T hot no of Nuckolls, by re
quest. Providing for a reduction of the
amount of property exempt from execution
from 1600 to 1300.
8. F. f66 .by Holbrook of Dodge. To
regulate the charging and collection of de
murrage by transportation companies.
8. F7 266-By Backett of Oage: Relating
to the confiscation by a railroad or a rail
way company of cal or other merchandise
and providing for payment therefor.
8. F. 267 Hy , Backett. . Prohibiting mis
representations by Ufa Insurance com-
8. K. 18 By Backett. Reoeallnv! h. l.
requiring contracts for tha sale of land
ahall be In writing.
a F. 268-By Randall of Madison! Re
quiring two years of high achool work or
Its equivalent for admission to state normal
8. F. 160-By Saunders of Douglaa. Pro
viding -confirmation of sale cannot be set
aside because of gross injustice.
.8. F. 261 By Thomas nt rv.,ilo a
: terminal taxation bill. ,
' ' a t.. u. - i ... ,. ...
d. r. j or j uumaa. rroviang husband
who abandons hlasmlly shall forfeit his
right to exemption as head of family,
8. F. i By McKesson of Lancaster.
Owners ef buildings shall not be liable to
subcontractors or material men for a
greater sum than was originally agreed to
pay the original contractor.
ARGl'KBNT ON THE LEEDER BILL
Hobs Pate Ih Lrge Pari ef Day
(From a BUS Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Feb. S.-3peclal.-Excpt for
the time it spent in listening to arguments
for and against the Lreder double shift
firemen bill, the house spent the entire
day In passing bills. The following bills
H. R. TO By E. W. Brown of Lancaster.
Providing two justices of the peace for
Lincoln and two for each township.
H. R UBy Kelfer of Nuckolla. Provid
ing railroad ttalna are not allowed to block
a crossing In a small village or town for
more than ten minutes at a time.
H. R. O By Dodi of Douglas. Provid
ing for the organisation and regulation of
H. K. 7s By He I of Douglas. Making
the salary of the deputy register of deeds
of Douglas county $lu0 a year and the
copyist ("O a month.
H. R. k?-J4y Redmond of Kemaha. Ap-
firopriatlng tha money in the Peru normal
ibmry fund for the purchase of books for
H. R. Providing a county may provide
a detention home.
H. R. lu l;y gleinauer of Pawnee. Mak
ing tha capital stock of a bank not leas
H. R. 114 By Carlin of Rock. Correcting
tha statute so that sections now contrary
win both resd. "requires a two-thirds vote
to vote rallmad bonds."
B. F. J7 Provides punishment for owner
of property to allow the same to be used
for Immoral purpnPMs.
S. F. 12rmvldlng a Jail sentence for
Sdultery and defining the crime.
8. F. 18 diving the governor power to
remove a superintendent of a stnto Institu
tion at his will.
H. R. 8-By the committee on gnme and
fish. Providing no open season fr quail.
H. R. BJ By R. W. firman of lncaster
Providing the Jurisdiction of the Juvenile
court law ahall apply to children undei
21 years of age.
H. R. 73 By Cone of Paunder. Provid
ing no person under 11 years may be em
ployed as a telegraph operator.
If. R. 72 By Cone. Providing a levy of
10 cents on each pun shall be set apart
by school districts for the establishment
of public school libraries In small towns
and country districts.
SKIP DUNDY DIES SUDDENLY
Well Known SO of Omaha Expires
Inexpeetedly from Effect of
Cold In Kerr York.
Elmer S. Dundy. Jr.. better known In
Omaha as "Skip." died suddenly In New
Tork Inst night from the effects of a cold.
Some of his friends were apprised of the
sad news by wire, and later the Associated
Press seat out a brief message Confirming
the fact. No details have as yet been re
ceived. Mr. Dundy was a native of Omaha, hav
ing been born here In 11 His father, the
late Judge Elmer 8. Dunrty, waa the first
t'nltod Statea judge appointed for No
braska. "Skip" grew up In Omaha, and
made his home here until a few years ago.
Early In hts business career he was em
ployed In the office of the clerk of the
United States district court here, and was
later made clerk of the t'nlted States cir
cuit court for Nebraska. At the time of the
Tranamlsslsslppl and International exposi
tion In 1K8 ho became Interested hi some
amusement concessions on the Midway, and
this led him Into the show business. At
the second exrosltlon, In WW. he was one
of the principal amusement concessionaires.
In 1901 he went to Buffalo and there Joined
forces with Frederick Thompson, also from
Omaha, and the Arm was very successful.
From Buffalo they went to New Tork and
established Luna park at Coney Island, the
most noted amusement resort on the Island,
and one that has become world famous.
The great Hippodrome, New fork's largest
theater, was built by this firm, and they
were successful In mnny other ventures.
About thrwe years ago Mr. Dundy removed
his home to New York, where he haa re
CATALOGUE HOUSES EYED
(Continued from First Page.)
ventlon consider the subject of delayed
Report of Secretary.
The report of Secretary J. Frank Barr
of Lincoln gave the membership of the as
sociation at 301, of which 2S1 have paid
their dues for 1908. This Is a good show
ing, as the organization had but 198 mem
bers at the close of 1906. Since then 120
new members have been added, while death
and business' changes have lost seventeen
members to the association. He spoke of
the hardware exposition, a new venture
this year, and attended with considerable
financial risk. The outcome had proven
more than satisfactory, he said, aa the
jobbers and manufacturers looked upon
Omaha aa a good place to exhibit and had
takon the entire floor space of the Audi
torium. In Mr. Barr'a capacity as. secretary of
the Hardware Mutual Insurance company
he reported he had called, on dealers wher
ever possible, while In his capacity aa sec
retary of the association he had presented
to them the advantages of membership. In
ducing many of them to Join. '
Question Dox a Fee 4 ore.
The convention will resume Its aesslon at
o'clock this morning. A- question box will
be one of the features and there will be
addresses by R. W. Weaverllng of Peru,
H. D. Leggett of Ord and F. W. Arndt of
Blair. In the afternoon, among others who
will deliver addresses, are scheduled W. 8.
Wright of Omaha, president of the Na
tional. Hardware Jobbers', association; C.
W. Asbury of Philadelphia, president of
the National Hardware Manufaceurera' as
sociation, and 8. R. Miles of Mason City,
la., president of the National Retail Hard
Mrs. Loalse Schamarher.
WI8NER. Neb.. Feb. 6. (Special Tele
gram.) The body of Mrs. Louise Schu
macher waa brought In from Cheyenne,
Wyo., today and Interment made In the
Wlsner cemetery, after a ahort . funeral
service at the German Lutheran church of
thla place. Deceased was the mother of
Mr. . August Bchumacher, a prominent
farmer residing-near Wlsner. Her death
occurred while on a visit to a daughter,
Mrs. Fred Berger, at Cheyenne. 8he waa
7 years old.
Mlas Mnry F. Anthony.
ROCHESTER, N. Y.. Feb. t.-Mary F.
Anthony, alstsr of and lifelong co-worker
with Susan B. Anthony, died today at her
home In this city. Miss Anthony would
have been 10 years old In April. She had
never been well since the death of her
alster, eleven months ago.
- Brians Succeeds Dryden.
TRENTON. N. J.. Feb. 5 The r-nubllcnn
caucus this sfternoon nominated Frank O.
Br tti for United States senstor to suc
ceed John F. Dryden, by a vote of 22 to 1.
The vote was subsequently made unani
mous. The nomination of Mr. Brlggs was
largely brought about by Governor BtokfS,
who this aiiernoon enusiea actively in nia
ehalf. , ' .
1 ' " i 1 u ' i 'I 1 J Sfc
TWELVE MIL&S RIPE I
Trouble, But He Had An Object
' We are willing to take trouble to get
things we value.
X Ma man was ao much benefitted by
changing from coffee to Poatum, that he
was willing to ride about It miles to get
It. His daughter writes:
"My mother, father and myself have
been drinking Postum for two year and
have all been greatly benefitted by Its
"Before we dropped coffee and begun
to use Postum, mother was poorly nour
ished and only weighed 15 lbs. After she
used It a few weeks she began to gain In
weight and she kept getting stronger
and better until now she weighs about
150 lbs., and we all believe it is due to
leaving off coffee and drinking Postum
Fcfi Coffee, because she haa taken no
medicine of any kind. While she drank
coffee she was very nervoua. but since
using Postum she haa no auch trouble.
"Father was troubled with Indigestion,
when he drank coffee, but Postum has
changed all that. He aays he likes the
taste of it much better than coffee.
When I happen to be visiting and drink
coffee I am usually sick for a few hours,
everything sours on my stomach and I
get very nervoua.
"We find there's a big difference In the
way Postum Is prepared. It should be
boiled properly according to directions
then Its flavor Is fine.
"Father tides about It miles to get It.
He says ha wpuld not do without Postum
If he bad to go still farther to get It."
Name given by Poatum Co., Battle Creek,
Mich. Read the lUUe pvok, The Ro-t I
to Wellvllle," In pkgs. "There's a reason."
SEVEN DEAD AT DES MOINES
mected LUt of Nmi of Ttt out K 1 1 3
; and In) a-si in Wreck.
SCMi OF TH. W0UN0LD MAY SUCCUMB
Wreck ef the Northwestern Cssnes
T Wheels of tars Srlklesr
Fro- While Itannln at
DES MOINES. Feb. t. -Seven dead and a
acore Injured la a result of the wreck on
the Northwestern In the city limits last
bight. The dead, correct list:
PETER PEE I.STROM.
SAMUEL DREW. '
Jonas Leaf, fractured skull. '
Charles 8. Carlson, frartured foot.
Arvld Haglop, broken libs and shoulder;
delirious; may die.
Otto Johnson, hip bruised.
Gus Carlson, broken leg; leg amputated;
Peter Swanscn. fractured skull.
C. J. Carlson, face bruised; nose broken.
Arthur Jewescrom, scalp Injury; fractured
A. Harlan, conductor. Internally Injured.
It is believed that two or three of the
more seriously injured will die. Conductor
Harlan la believed to have been fatally
No blame Is attached to any one for the
accident. The train waa going at a mod
erate rate of speed, when the wheela of
some of the rear cars struck a frog, throw
ing cars In the rear. Including the caboose,
from the track.
The Misses Horsburg and Rosser, school
teachers, were burned and disfigured, but
TWELVE BELOW ZERO
(Continued from First Page.)
Nebraska, the depth over almost the en
tire state being Increased by a fall which
began at an early hour and which gave
promise of continuing several hours. More
than a foot of snow now covers the greater
part of the state. The temperature In Lin
coln this morning waa 10 degrees below
A cold wave followed the snow storm
over the northwest resulting In the coldes.
night of the winter. It waa 22 below se-.o
ST. PAUL, Fob. 6. The street thermome
ters today registered from 22 to 22 below
sero, according to the exposure of the In
struments. KANSAS CITY, Feb. 5.-Durlng the night
5 degrees below sero was recotded here
and 4 degrees below at Topeka, the lowest
temperature In this part, of the southwest
during the winter. Todty there waa a
rapid rise In the temperature, with but
little snow falling. Trains were still de
MILWAUKEE, Wis.. Feb. 6.-Very little
snow has fallen In Wisconsin during the
past - twenty-four hours, and what little
delay there has been to train service waa
due to sero weather, which has prevailed
since Sunday throughout the state. The
temperature In Milwaukee today ranged be
tween 2 and 10 deirreea above sero. The
coldest section In ttie state today waa at
Mellon, on the Wisconsin Central railway,
where the temperature registered S3 below
sero. Ashland reported 29 and Abbottaford
!0 below. ... ' '
CHEYENNE. Wyo., Feb. .-(Special Tel
egram.) Charles Brunnell and wife and
John Reynolds Jost. their lives In a snow
slide st Klrwln mining camp. In Big Horn
county. Wyoming, tonight. Several persons
Were Injured and much property destroyed.
The people were asleep when the avalanche
swept down upon them. ,
Fierce Gale. In Atlantic States.
NEW YORK, Feb. 6. For more than
twenty-four hours New York has been in
the grip of a fierce northeast snow storm.
Ten Inches of anow fell In the twenty-four
hours ending at 8 a. m., equalling the
amount within any similar .period, for
In Brcadway and ' all the avenues an J
cross streets containing surface car lines,
the snow waa piled six feet high between
the car tracks and the sidewalks, but by
hard work with snow plows and shovels
most of the surfaco lines were kept In op
eration, though at a snail's pace. Most
of the elevated lines In Manhattan were
run on their usual schedules this morning,
but those in remote sections of Brooklyn
were badly delayed.
Through trains and suburbans locals on
nearly all the railroads were greatly de
layed. Harbor traffic moved very a'owly.
An army of rncw rhovelere was at work
on the atreets todi.y.
CHATHAM. Mans.. Feb. 6.-A blinding
snowstorm, driven by a slxty-mlle-an-hour
northeast gale, Is making serious weather
conditions. Until observations can be taken
little will be learned of the. fate of the
shipping which left Boston yesterday
bound south around Cape Cod.
HIGHLAND LIGHT, Mass., Feb. 5.-The
worst storm of the winter prevailed here
today, a gale of sixty miles an hour, with
a thick snow, tlelng up all trafflo on land
BOSTON. Feb. 6. The traffic of Greater
Boston Is seriously hampered by the storm
which developed last night and today traffic J
Is badly broken Into by the storm.
NEW HAVEN, Conn., Fob. . The wild
snowstorm, which bega last night and
continued today, with steadily Increasing
fury, had a disastrous effect on traffic of
steam lines and trolley roads all over the
state. Not for several winters have steam
roads been so tied up as they ware today.
Deep Snow 14 Chicago.
CHICAGO, Feb. 5. Up to o'clock to
night there had been a steady fall of
snow for the past twenty-four hours In
Chicago, and aa a result there Is now more
snow In the city than for the past two
With the temperature only a few points
above sero and a high wind prevai lng,
the snow haa been piling up In high drifts,
greatly delaying trains.
The traction companies in tha city put
on large forces of men and teams In an
effort to keep their cars moving, but the
service during the day was only about
half what It la under normal condltiona.
MUSKOGEE HEARING AT AN END
Discrimination Aaalnst the City Has
Effect st Increasing; Cnr
. Shortage. -
ML'BKOGEE. I. T., Feh, i. Commission
ers Clements and Harlan of theJnterstate
Commerce commission thla afternoon con
cluded the taking of testimony In the hear
ing of charges that the Missouri, Kansas
ft Texas railroad discriminated against ths
Gulf Compress company of this city, forc
ing the compress to close ((own.
The commissioners left late today for
St. Louis, where hearings will be held on
Thursday against railroads shipping grain
and hay to the southwest.
Mr. Harlan said that undoubtedly ship
ping flat cotton out of Muskogee to another
con.pres and 'then back again had helped
to make a car shortage on the Tulsa divi
sion, where there are now thousands of
bushels of corn, plied on the ground and
rotting. He also admitted that tha ship-
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58.50 Lac'ics' " Dress
sted Panamas in
New Spring Stylos
$20 and $33 Ladles'
uoais-cnoice in our store ,,.iiuun
$12.30 and $1B Ladies' Novelty. I QQ I
Coats choice in our store k. liwO j
Notice! These Articles in Our Window
Tho New Cloak Shop
ping of fiat cotton out of the Muskogee
district had Injured Muskogee aa a cotton
It waa shown by W. W. Holmes, the sta
tion agent for the Missouri. Kansas &
Texas, that nearly all of the cotton shipped
out of the Muskogee dlatrict to McAlester
had been on flat cars and that little or no
extra care had been exercised to protect 4t.
C. C. Hullqulst, a glnner at Coweta,
testified that the railroad some times took
three weeks to deliver cotton from his gin
to the compress at McAlester after bills
of lading had been given for It, and that
the cotton waa damaged by being shipped
In flat cars. This, he said, never occurred
so long as the Muskogee, compress was
kept open. '
DIAMONDS irrenser. lth and Dodge.
OCEAN STEAMSHIPS IN ANGER
Two ' Disabled Vessels Anchored Off
Breakers Near Halifax Send Vp
(.SlgTnale for Aid, . , ,
HAXIFAX, N. 8.. Feb. Two unidenti
fied steamships, one of which Is known to
be disabled and the other le thought to
be, are anchored tonight in a dangerous
position at Ketoh ' Harbor, a few - miles
west 6f this city, and the lives of those
on board are in peril. ' The ships are less
than a quarter of a mile off ahore and
within 100 yards of the breakers. A tre
mendous sea ,1s running and the spray
from- the surf haa been dashing over the
vessels',' freeslhg as it falls. The steamera
have fired several guns and are sending up
rockets, but on account of the terrific sea
too aid could be given" the vessels ' tonight.'
FOUR MEN KILLED IN WRECK
Locomotive Boiler Explodes oat Ches
apeake ti Ohio Railroad Hear
LEXINGTON, Ky., Feb. 6. Four men
were killed in a wreck at Colby station on
the Chesapeake and Ohio railroad Wear
this city at' noon today. The wreck wus
caused by the explosion of an engine Wthlch
waa the second engine on a double header
eastbound freight. The dead are:
OEORGB HARP. SO. engineer. Iexlngten
('MARINES RUNYAN. 29, fireman, Olkve
CLAl'DB MARSHALL, 28, fireman, Le
GEORGE BERRY, a, brakeman. Mount
TWO-CENT FARE IN MISSOURI
Senate Amende Its Bill to Conform
with One Passed by the
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Feb. u.-The
senate today took ' up the senate 2-cent
The paint season will soon be here.
Even now many a tidy housewife Is
having the floors Tarnished,- stained,
waxed or painted. For the' 14th year
we shall handle the old reliable brand
MIXED PAINTS and VARNISHES
These goods enjoy a sale surpassing
all others throughout the civilised
world. The line comprises EVERY
THING needed by the practical deco
rator in tha pursuit of his art, and
goods easily suited to the wants of
those who wish to do their own work.
tf ara rnlnr tn PAINT ANY
THING, see us and ask for color card.
Sherman & McConnell Drug Co.
Cor, 10th and Dodge. Omaha.
f i ; '
GOOD ICE WELL LIGHTED lib CHARGE':
Take Hanscom Park Line (East SI da) Car to
ED JESDAYof Ladies'
$8 50 Laics' Jap. SIk
WaisL, B ack or whit,
in fai cy designs o
.extremely tal ored ,
Now Spring Styles
New Lingerie Wais!s....1.98
Novelty A Qft
BERGER & CO.
1517 Farnam St.
railroad passenger fare bill and' after
amending It to conform to the house bill
which passed the house yesterday, which
provides for a rate of 2 cents a mile on
all lines except Independent roads less than
) miles In length, which ara allowed to
charge three cents per mile, another amend
ment was adopted allowing Independent
roads less than thirty miles In length to
charge four cents per mile. Senator Fly
then made a motion to reconsider the
adoption of the amendment and the . bill
went over until 11 o'clock tomorrow.
Governor Folk Better..
JEFFERSON CITY. Mo., Feb. 6.-The
condition of Governor Folk, who has been
ill for the last few days, was so greatly
Improved today that he was able to leave
his bed. All fear has disappeared and thn
governor said he exprcted to be at hia
Steamer is Floated.
NEWPORT. R. I., Feb. 6.-Alded by a
full tide, backed up by a northeast wind,
the steamer General Warren was floatei
from the rocks off Conanlcut Island early
today and towed Into harbor, badly leak
ing. The Warren ran aground Sunday
BOYD'S wgMrA'.."' Mrjrt.
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Tlie Walls of Jericlio:
Friday, .Saturday Matinee and Night
Amelia Bingham In"
The Lilac Room,
Starting Monday, Tab. 11 Entire
Week Mats. Wed. and gatuxday.
Xlaw ft arlaagsfa Oolos-
sal Production of
Prince of India
Seat sale tomorrow 60c to $S.0S.
BUR. WOOD s""
Lost 24 Hours
Mate Thurs., Sat.
Next week: Brother Officers.
Ever Night. Matinees Thursday. Satur-
uay ana eunaay.
X.ucllls Mulhall and
Four k,uksns Mils. DxlHa) Tulll ft Boyd
Johnnfr Juhns) O. X. Gaidars ; Thrse Saao.
lag Mltohelle, and the Kinodroine.
I'rlces-V-lOc, J5c. 60c.
Matlaee Today, 88c Tonight, SilS
the! millionaire detective
Thurs a aTuaax.s TO ooxs.
THURSDAY. FEB. 7TI!
PRICES 25c &.nd 50c
TONIGHT AND BALANCE OF WEEK.
MATS. -"Thursday n iL. f
and Saturday. Prices If II III llTPV
26 and 86c. Mat. 25c. Ulll UICJ
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