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THE OMAIIA' DAILY BEE: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1907.
ClIURCH HEEDS MEN WORKERS
Ut. 5wmn Eall Biraick on Oppor
v ; tnnitii Jn Mission Held.
B'.G TASK TO EVANGELIZE WHOLE WORLD
'." Lontr jtt Entirely
Wimi ana 'Bis; Mrtllit This
Week Another Indication
; of W aria's Prore.
j . r
"To jrvanrrlf the heathen world In
wentnv yMrl the Presbyterian church
Of the United Stales alone muKt convert
JCO, 000,000,", was the statement made ly
Ravi, NevrnU- Hall Burdlck In a sermon
on "The Missionary Opportunity for Men"
at the Second Preebyterlan church Sunday
mnmitif . r"
'.Tno Christian- church In confronted to
day with the greatest opportunity for mis
sionary work offered In the world's his
tory4," rOntlnucn Rev. Mr. Burdlck. "The
Irrear inventions which . annihilate space
Drifts' ' Christian and pagan Into touch as
nerar. before. Yst the Presbyterian church
has ''only too missionaries In the foreign
"Money Is needed. At present the con
tributions of the church to this work are
only M rents per capita per annum. If
the f hurch Is to do Its part this contribu
tion must be Increased at least five fold.
k1n.)ater years men have been taking- a
more active part In missionary work than
fortrjerly. it has been too long; the prac
tice for the men to let the women and
children carry on the foreign missionary
work." That time Is at an end. The world
Is movlntf on and In the movement for uni
versal evangelisation It Is moving very
rapidly. Only recently a grest meeting
was held In New York, at which a com
mittee of 100 practical business men was
appointed to visit every station of every
denomination In all',' parts of the world,
, and rVf bring bark a report regarding the
establishment maintained, the character of
the1 Work, the number and character of
the'"cohverts, the disbursement of money
and other points upon which Information
maY be' desired. This cannot fall to have
a good effect. It win make the foreign
missionary work wore real. It will give
the people a distinct Idea of what their
money accomplishes end therefore make
them more willing td ' contribute to the
'"Thls'fs onfy one 'of the many move
ments which Indicate that the men are
beginning to take a great Interest In mis
alone. The great , convention to . be held
In this city this week l, another Indication
of the world's progress In this regard.
When the mart become as thoroughly In
earnest as the womei), the evangelisation
of the world will be brought about by
leaps and bounds."
RECIPROCITY III THE SPIRITUAL
Applies as la Natural. World, aayB
Rev. Philip Anihnti. .
Rer. J. Philip Aushuts of South Omaha
preached at St. Mathlns' Episcopal church
Sunday morning, speaking; from the text.
Matthew, vll:2: "For with' what Judgment
ye judge, ye shall be Judged; and with
what measure ye mete, 1t shall be measured
unto you." Mr. Anshuts began his dis
course with a reference to a story of the
Childhood days of Louis Aggasls. Illustrat
ing the effect produced on the child's mind
by an echo.
"Such Is the way of Ood; If we glv kind
ness we shall receive kindness In return,"
said he, "and If we give unklndness, un
ktndnesa shall be our Inevitable return. The
farmer reaps as he sows. Such, too. Is the
law of the spiritual life, as It Is or the
The New Testament i fllled with teach
ings of the law of reciprocity. Every gift
has Its return, every act Its consequence
and every call Its reply. The world la
more orderly than we sometime think It Is.
Much of the cruelty of the world Is but the
rebound of our own lives. No force can
work counter to the force which Is Joined
"The earth Is a place of Joy tp the opti
mist. Men see things from different points
Of view. - The soul cannot so dragged down
f Itself, but Is subject to Its environment.
Judas woifld not have become a traitor had
not some wickedness come In contact with
the purity of the life of Christ. Our man
hood will determine whether we shall be
come a man or traitor. We give ourselves
to nature and nature returns our natures
to us. i
"If we give ourselves to Christ we shall
receive Christ In return. But In giving our
selves to Christ we must transfer ourselves
wholly to Him. Transfer to Him our whole
elf, our desires, hfijxs, plans and love,
and then they will be returned to us In
manifold ways. Christ Is the perfect life.
He Is dod and man. Let us get all of
Christ that we' can In our everyday lives,
and He will not neglect or forget us."
HARTHLY OR HEAVENLY TREASURE
Rev. Herrfasr Point. Lessons from
Christ's Sermon on Moaat.
"Lay not up for yourselves treasures on
earth, but lay up for 'yourselves treasures
In heaven," wss the theme of Rev. H. C.
Herring's discourse Sunday morning at the
First Congregational church. The lesson
was drawn from an of that part of Christ's
sermon on the mount which has to do with
treasures In earth and heaven, serving
of Ood s.nd Mammon, and seeking first
the kingdom of heaven.'
Characterising the passage aa one of the
most carefully wrought and thoroughly
articulated tn the Bible, Pr. Herring said
Christ had three arguments, three reasons
why melt should take out of their lives
as the controlling motive the desire to pile
up wealth to a greater or less amount.
"Exceedingly unprofitable, entirely unneces
sary anil supremely dangerous," said Dr.
Herring by way of Introduction, and re
peated It as a summary at the close.
Christ says the accumulation of wealth
is' unprofitable ' because moth and rust
gorrupt and thieves steal," observed the
Speaker. "en If we escape the moths
A "mosjstrat or will call at every house
la Omaka a ad tv each family a tree
trial pataaxs ei iu caie oraua
Er9 ball th time, halt the aoap
end ball tha labor. W1U not Injure
the daintlaet fabric. Leaves your
bind aoft velvet. Washboards
auuacary. Clothes wear twice
s long when this wonderful
frtick Is used. If our claims were
pot true we could not a fiord to
five you a free trial package.
and thieves, at .last ' comes the greatest
thief of all, and we are forced to go out
Into the beyond with naked souls. Christ
says It Is unnecessary because He, wbo oares
for the flowers which toll not nor spin,
win also care for us If we live according
fo the law of our lives. He promises. "Seek
ye first the kingdom tf Ood and His
righteousness, and "alt these things will be
added unto you.' Kxceedlngly dangerous,
says Christ, for no msn can serve two
musters, and where the treasure Is the
heart Is also.
"He who has set hfx heart on a financial
goal has settled It; he Isn't going to have
murh room left In bis soul for other things.
Wealth and tha struggle to get It and the
pursuit of pleasure with H, crowd out the
things of the spirit. For the last few
weeks I have been about the New York
hotels. I saw many men and women there
whose master Is Mammon. It was Im
possible for me to escape the conviction
that those women whose time Is spent In
Idling, dressing and pleasure seeking, and
those men, whose money goes so easily,
have gone Into bondage. You can realise
that It would be no more use to try to
Inspire one of them with higher things
than It would be to talk Christ to a tele
phone pole In the street yonder."
ONE SALOON WAN ARRESTED
Charles Ints the, Only On Caacht
Bandar Violating the Slo
The espionage of the wfly sfttooiiman was
continued yesterday by Chief Donahue' and
his cohorts, with results that were gratify
ing, as It Is evident that the city has gotten
Into the habit of having a chronic thirst
on Sunday. The whisky brigade, consist
ing of six officers, tried and true, working
In plain clothes, was on duty as usual from
early morn to dewy eve, but It seems the
proprietors of the emporiums of liquid re
freshment have accepted the Inevitable and
have ceased to attempt to evade the rigid
Sunday closing orders.
The only transgressor was Charles Lenta
of the firm of Lents Williams. 1418 Fnr-
nam street, who wss arrested by Officers
Van Deusen and Troby. Lents was seen
to prepare four drinks of whisky behind
the bar and take It on a tray to four men
In one of the card rooms. One of the men
was seen to throw 50 cents on the tray,
which was picked up by Lents and then
dropped like a hot potato when the officers
entered the room. When asked what he
Intended doing with the four drinks of
whisky he replied; ''Going to drink them
myself. I'm always more .thirsty on Sun
day than other days." . ....
Ients was taken to the city jail and re
leased under bond . of 1300 to . await trial
for violating the Blocumb law, and the
saloon will be kept closed until final dis
position of the case. The police bollove
they will secure a conviction, but It Is
problematical. In view of the action taken
by Judge Crawford last Tuesday in the
case of Joe Kasper, who was discharged
even though testimony was offered by
officers that he had served a bottle of boer
ovW his bar last Bunday.
Officers Herald. Vobortl, Jackson, Relgle-
man. Van Deusen and Troby were assigned
to the duty Sunday of keeping their eyes
on the doors, front and back, of saloons
that were believed would be opened on the
least Indication of laxity on the part of the
police In enforcing the Blocumb law'. The
activity of the officers was largely confined
to enjoying the delightful spring weather
and the pleasure of each other's company.
TRAINING NEW M0T0RMEN
Street Railway Company Breaking la
New Mem for the An anal
Many new motormen and conductors are
being hired at present by tho Omaha . A
Council Bluffs Street Railway oompany,
either In anticipation of a possible strike
by the local employes belonging to the
carmens' union or to provide for the natu
ral Increase In travel during the coming
spring. This Is the training period for
new employes, as more cars are run dur
ing the spring and summer than during
An Innovation was sprung on an unsus
pecting public Sunday afternoon when Ar
thur Gross, a claim agent for the railway
company, was seen operating a South
Omaha car. Mr. Gross had supplanted the
motorman, who was gaslng out of the ves
tibule window enjoying the scenery, and
in justice to Mr. Gross it can be said he
handled the car with all the precision of a
veteran motorman. ' It was said that he
even ran the car by waiting passengers
In true professional style.
Speculation was rife as to what would
have happened If the claim agent had run
over some careless person, but the opinion
was offered by a rear platform Inhabitant
that In such an event the claim would
have been settled on the spot, even without
delay to traffic. ,
TWO RUNS, BUT LITTLE FIRE
' ',K "
One Falsa Alarm and Few Shinties
Bar at Eleventh and Capitol
A false alarm of fire was tamed In at
11:40 Sunday morning from box N SI at
Eleventh street and Capitol avenue, and
It caused several companies of the fire de
partment a needless -run. Trouble with the
wires of the fire alarm system was the
cause of the alarm being sounded. The
department was also called out at U a. m.
Sunday to extinguish a small fire In the
roof of the house at 181i Capitol avenue. A
few handfuls of scorched shingles was the
extent of the loss.
A. B. Hubermann, forty years at south
east corner 13th and Douglas thirty years
direct diamond importer, sold at import
Mangum A Co.. LKTTKR SPECIALISTS.
A gold watch of Danish manufacture was
stolen Friday night by a sneakthlet from
the room of Carl Sorenson at the Omaha
house. Twelfth and Douglas streets. Bor
eneon Is a visitor from Alliance and left
the watch In his vest In his room at the
hotel while he went oat to see the sights.
He did not discover his loss until late
H. A. Story, who lives at the Cosy res
taurant. . South Thirteenth street, fell
down one flight of stairs In the Krenser
block early Sunday morning and sustained
a severe scalp wound, ge was taken to
the police station and attended by Police
Burgeon Harris, who took six stitches in
the man's scalp. Story lost considerable
blood, but was able to go to his home un
asolsted. The coal barons were given another rude
Jolt Sunday morning by Ed Proctor, col
ored. 1015 Davenport street, who was ar
rested by Detectives Drummy snd Ma
loney as he was preparing to carry away
a ton of coal from the yards at Eleventh
and Davenport streets. Proctor had pre
pared to do a wholesale coal business, ar
riving bright and early at the coal yards
with a horse and express wagon. In ad
dition to the coal loaded on ths wagon
Proctor had shoveled another ton from the
yards Into the street to carry away after
delivering his first load.
Charged with betn drunk and abusing
his wife, from whom he has been sepa
rated for soma time. Howard Walker was
""fJtl Hfday "Ulht by Sergeant Hayes
and Omcr McOnnhjr. Lira. Walker re
sides at t Pratt street and It is charged
that her husbmid went to her home Satur
day night, kloaed In the batk door and
drove her and bar vlilklrea Into the street.
hn the ottVers arrived Mra Walker and
her children were standing in the middle
of the street and calling for. elp. Mrs.
Walker will appear u testily aaaluat -
SUNDAY AT THE THEATERS
''The Bcyal Obsf Cooka Palatable Diib
far Patron of tba Bori
ORPHEUM R0A0 SHOW PROVES GOOD ONE
"Tho Climbers" at the Derwwad aad
"fader leathern Shies' at tho
Kraar Well Preaeated to
The iRoyal Chef," which catered to epi
cureans of the theater last season, returned
to Omaha yesterday and served some dainty
morsels of entertainment at the Boyd. This
comic opera Is a feast of good things,
the eye and the ear being appealed to In
pleasing manner. One of . the , striking
features of the piece Is the care with which
the sprightly and attractive maidens were
selected by the man who makes up tho
pay roll, or whoever does the hiring and
firing for the management. The young
women enter Into their work with an aban
don not always noticed In attractions of
this character. The comedians are of a
class that please.
A mere thread of -tory suffices to bind
together the many specialties, ludicrous
situations and Wayside witticisms. Harry
Hermsen as Helnrlch Lemphauser, a Chi
cago chef, who lands on the Isle of Oolong
and becomes a chef to the rajah, carries
the burden of the fun making.. He pines
for Chlcag-o and disregards conventionali
ties. A gang of bandits, knowing that a
chef Is prised more highly than a plumber
In Oolong, steals the royal chef. . . Mr.
Rag-land makes a stately rajah.. Gertrude
Hutcheson as a princess and Louise Buck
ley as the daughter of an admiral are
both winsome. . . I
A score of musical side dishes are served
during the action. The opera will be re
peated this and Tuesday evenings. .
Vaadevllle at tho Orpheam.
"Menetekel" Is the feature of the ON
pheum road show, which Is making its
annual visit to the Orpheum this week.
This Illusion, which, very likely. Is easily
explained, has completely mystified all who
have given it even casual thought A big
drawing board Is covered with sheets of
paper and suspended In the center of the
stage, where It swings freely and continu
ously. Against the white sheet a tennis
ball coated with a writing fluid of sufficient
viscosity to enable the ball to adhere to
the paper Is placed. Then at a word of
command the ball begins to travel, appar
ently of Its own volition, and transcribes a
word. A different ball Is used for each
word, and the only time the swinging board
is approached by the operator Is when the
ball Is being placed on or removed from
the sheet of paper. Even with the certain
knowledge that It Is controlled mechanic
ally In some way there Is an uncanny
aspect to the ban creeping as It does over
the virgin sheet, leaving; an Inky trail be
Next In importance, according to the ar
rangement of the1 bill, come the Ned Way
burn "raln-deara" These young women
do much credit to Mr. Wayburn's estab
llshed reputation as a teacher of dancing.
In the closing scene, when these little
minxes, clothed In sou'westers, slickers and
rubber boots, dance In a rainstorm, their
faces shining with Impish glee, while their
feet fall faater than the water that is
poured on them from above, one gets an
understanding of the title. They are then
"rain-dears" Indeed. Ed F. Reynard Is a
king among ventriloquists, and makes a
lot of fun with his yard full of folks.
Walter C. Kelly's work as a whole 'police
court In full operation Is also enjoyable.
Work and Over do sorrie good stunts In
the line of comedy acrobatics. Wilson's
monkey la by far the best trained animal
of the sort ever seen here. Claude and
Fannie Usher have a little skit "Tough
Love," which Is not so very tough, and
which does finish rather mushy. As a
whole the bill Is a good one. It drew cat
paclty houses yesterday, and arrangements
have been made for extra matinees on
Tuesday and Friday of this week. In order
that all who wish may be accommodated
at the theater.
"The Climbers" at the Bnrwood.
In his play "The Climbers," which the
Woodward Stock company la presenting
this week at the Burwood, Clyde Fitch
gives his audience a sermon on the hol
lowneas of social ambition within the cir
cle of the so-called American aristocracy.
His arraignment of the shallow affecta
tions of Mrs. Hunter Is almost too severe
and too serious to be called cynical, and
the tragic outcome would prevent its Do
ing csHed a satire. The play is a strong
one and It was well handled last night
with Albert Morrison and Miss Hill In the
The attempt of Mrs. Hunter and her son-in-law,
Dick Sterling, to be "ollmbers," the
former socially and the latter In specula
tion, forms the basis cf the story. - The
first scene, which Is supposed to fellow
the funeral of Mr. Hunter, discloses the
mask which has been worn by tho widow,
who measures grief by the width of the
mourning veil. Clear through the play the
false Ideals of the climbers are held up to
scorn. The strong dramatic feature Is
found In the Uve of Mrs. Sterling for Ned
Warden, the natural outcome of neglect
and the discovery of - her husband's un-
worthlnesa. Mr. Morrison ha the 'part of
Warden, which gives him fair possibilities.
Mr. Hartford does exceedingly well In the
role of Sterling. Mr. Soofield, as the
namby-pamby Trotter, who marries tho
Widow Hunter, furnishes a vein of light
ness through the heavier parts. Miss Hill.
as Mrs. Sterling. . has a place calling for
the talents she has often displayed. Miss
Hudson Is particularly effective In Inter
preting tho affectations of the would-be
social leader. The support , is uniformly
A snowstorm scene in the third act fur
nishes possibilities In staging which Mr,
Hartford has well taken care of. Tho
other acts also call for careful attention to
scenic effects, and nothing has been left
"The Climbers" will be presented the en
tire week, with the usual matinees.
"I'ader Boater Skies" at tho Kras
Those who ' like the atmosphera of - the
south, with Its roses and jasmine, its cour
tesy and chivalry. Its fair women . and
brave men, may well spend two hours at
the Krug In enjoyment of "Under Southern
Skies." which began a two nights' en
gagement last evening. Maybe it was the
day, but more likely It was the play, that
brought out a full house the first night
The evident pleasure of the audience was
such aa to cause the belief it was the play.
Does a man want numerous shootings.
knife thrusts and many villains of the
deepest dyeT Not for him, then. Is "Under
Southern Skies." Only one villain appears
.n the whole four acts, and his villainy
consists In thinking he loves the heroine
and in lying to her that she may consent
through fear, to marry an unwelcome
The hospitality of the southern home Is
shown at iu beet and of course, the scene
Is laid In the homes of "majahs" and
"kuhnela" Leila, the beautiful daughter
of Major-Orof ton, is beloved by Burleigh
Mavor and Steve Daubeny, and In her
heart she chooses the former. Indeed, she
chooses Daubeny tht she may shield her
self and father from shame. Daubeny has
told bar that negro blood coursed tn the
veins of her mother. All of which was a
lie. but ens easily believed by the girl.
feoca tm soothe' feitfVerx raa ta Lar
a mystery. Just as the marriage wwi are
about to be pronounced the mother herself
appears, and all ends happily, except for the
liar and the would-be gmom.
John T. Burke presents the character of
Major Croftnn and Miss Laura Oakman
that of the daughter, and both appear to
better advantage than other leading mem
bers of the company. Aside from tho
thread of the story some very good enter
tainment of a vaudeville nature Is fur
nished by the negro characters.
DELEGATES ' ARRIVE ' TODAY
Besla to Come from Flfteea Rtatee to
Delegates from fifteen states will begin
to arrive today for the Presbyterian In
tersynodlcal foreign missionary convention
for men, which meets In Omaha at the
Auditorium and which will begin Tuesday.
The program wilt open Tuesday evening at
T o'clock, and will close . Thursday even
ing at 10 "o'clock. .
The- central figure of the convention will
be Dr. iHunter Corbett. who Is moderator
of the Presbyterian general assembly, snd
who has spent forty years In the empire
of China. Dr. ' Corbett Is a kindly look
ing, white bearded man-' of' years.
ThrougH a typographical error, his age was
given In The Bee Sunday, as 10 years. ,
STORY OF THE REFORMATION
Some of the Men Who Will Take
Part is Great Hellgloas
All tho pomp and circumstance Incident
to a royal court will be portrayed In the
"Story of the Reformation," which will be
presented at the '.Auditorium February 26
and 28. The central figure will be Luther,
aa he appears before the Diet of Worms.
The part of. Martin Luther will be taken
by Rev. John EX Hummon; that of Charles
V by Rev. John Srhlth; that of the cardinal
by William Kennedy; that of the elector
by Rev Clyde Clay ' Clssell. The High
School cadets and;, "the drill teams of the
Modern Woodmen and Royal Arcanum will
act as guards of th emperor.
FAVOR 'BEW DIVORCE BILLS
line's Measure Approval by Those ho
Want 8trinct.ni Lobulation.
WOULD BREAK UP MANY DIVORCE COLONIES
POLICE RAID GAME OF CRAPS
even Colored ' Cltlsens Taken ' at
Twenty-Eighth and Coming, bat
. Proprietor Escapes.
Sergeant Rentfrow and a detail of patrol
men raided the rooms in the basement of
2811) Cuming street , Saturday night where
a full-fledged crap game was In progress.
When the officers appeared on the scene
a grand rush was' Innde for the exits and
the proprietor, Charles Davis, succeeded In
making his escape, but seven colored cltl
sens, who were "rolling the bones," were
taken to Jail. The officers confiscated the
dice and 1 in change, which was lying on
the table. .
CHANGE IN TRAIN SCHEDULE
Emerson Loeal on Northwestern Road
Leaves Webster- Station Earlier
Tho time of the Northwestern's Emerson
local which formerly left the Webster
street station at Omaha at 8:30 a. m., has
been changed to 6:46 a. m. The change In
schedule took effect this morning. .
Road Ordered to Bnlld Sidetrack.
SIOUX FALLS, S. D.. Feb. 17. (Special.)
The State .Board of Railroad commis
sioners in the case of H. M.. Miller of Mil
ler, who applied tp the board for assist
ance In securing tbp, construction of a side-
traca to an eieytnprflQwnea Dy. mm at St
Lawrence, has granted the application of
the petitioner apd the railroad company has
been given a jerJod, of ninety .days In
which to construct and complete the side
track. The. case has been pending before
the board for some little time, and the
decision of .the board followed a hearing
tn the matter at .which both sides were
represented and . permitted ' to offer testi
Tho Peaasylvaala Short Llaes
From Chicago fast trains through Pitts
burg to New York,. Washington, Baltimore,
Philadelphia and Intermediate points with
out changing cars.' The Chicago-New Tork
service includes the pioneer 18-hour train
between those cities, "The Pennsylvania
Special," also the famous "Pennsylvania
Limited" and other high-speed trains lim
ited as - to time but unlimited in luxury.
Address W. H. Rowland, T. P. Agt, U. 8.
Bank Bldg., Omaha. Neb.
Twa-Tear Resldeaeo Ralo Woald
veat Nebraska Coorta from Becom
ing Meeeas of Seekers After'
The three bills relating to divorce which
have been Introduced into the state senste
by Senator King are supported by a num
ber of Omaha people who believe the di
vorce laws of Nebraska should be re
formed. The bills carry out the recom
mendations of the Uniform Divorce con
gress held In the east Inst fall and are
based on model bills drawn by that con
gress. One of the changes proposed which would
be felt especially In Omaha Is the provis
ion requiring two years' residence In the
state before a divorce can bo secured, ex
cept under certain conditions. . This would
It Is believed, effectively prevent divorce
colonies, which have become more or less
notorious In several western states.
Another feature which meets the approval
of Judges of the district court Is a provis
ion requiring the attendance pf an at
torney appointed by the court to represent
the state lit default cases, and to see that
no improper advantage Is taken of the ab
sent party. ' This, It Is believed, would pre
vent much 'of the fraud sometimes prac
ticed in default cases. The bill also pro
vides the court may grant a "divorce nisi,
which' does not become effective for a year
after It Is entered. This would prevent
hasty marriages after divorces, and In case
of reconciliation could be set aside before
It became absolute.
Three Kinds of Decree.
The bill recognises three kinds of de
crees. First the annullment of tho mar
riage because of conditions whloh would
Invalidate It. These decrees may be is
sued because of lmpotency at time of mar
riage, bigamy, fraud, force or coercion, In
sanity unknown at time of marriage, or
where the husband was under 18 or the
wife under 16 at the time of the marriage,
unless the marriage Is confirmed after
reaching the proper age.
Divorce decrees under the bill may be
absolute from the bond of matrimony or
from bed and board. Absolute divorce may
be granted for adultery, bigamy, conviction
of felony, extreme cruelty, desertion of two
years and habitual drunkenness. Divorce
from bed and board may be granted for
these causes and for the additional one of
Insanity of the husband. Insanity of ths
wife Is not a cause for divorce. The rules
relating to procedure are much more strin
gent than under the present law.
Companion bills require the collection and
tabulation of statistics relating to marriage
and divorce. The divorce congress . issued
a report last fall In which It urged the
adoption by the states of these laws In or
der that the laws of the several states
might be made more uniform and stringent
Senator Thomas' bill to allow street rail
way companies to build Interurban lines
passed the senate by a large majority and
will soon come up In the house for a vote.
This bill affects Omaha more than any
other place. Directors of the Omaha A
Council Bluffs Street Railway company say
they have made no effort to have the bill
passed, as there is no money to bo made
by them in building Interurban lines from
Omaha for the next ten years. They main
tain the lines would be an expense for that
time and then some adverse legislation
might cut down the fares until . nothing
could he made. - It Is reported from Lincoln
that the opposition of the railroads to this
bill was so strong It aroused the Ire of
some of the legislators and they determined
to pass the bllL
GAMBLERS ARE INDEXED
Vienna Police Have m Few Titled
Names ia Their Boole of
VIENNA, Feb. IT. (8pccial.) The Vtesna
police, with' the assistance of the police
of most other capitals, have prepared a
"gamblers' Index" containing the names
of the great professional gamblers and
card sharpers of Europe. This Index Is In
the form of a small lithographed book
and It has now been sent to the authorities
of all of the large cities and health re
sorts of Europe.
It contains more than 1,000 names, among
which are a number of high sounding titles,
such as prince, marquis and count. Most
I of these titles are, of course, self-assumed.
but some are genuine.
To each name a personal description
and some biographical details are attached
and a reference to the particular methods
and tricks employed, such as railway card
sharper, billiards, playing dark, false cards,
card sharping with accomplices, etc.
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OLD CHURCH CELEBRATES
Tercentenary of English Congrega
tion la Amsterdam Is Observed
by Many People.
AMSTERDAM, Feb. IT. (Special.)
The "English Reformed church," - which
was established ln Amsterdam during the
reign of King James I, has just cele
brated Its tercentenary by opening a new
church with much ceremony and rejoicing.
Religious bodies all over the world have
been sending t representatives to this in
teresting historical festivity of one of the
mpst ancient of dissenting churches.
Among those in attendance upon the oc
casion of the opening of the new church
was Mr. David Hill, the United States
minister to the Netherlands. The record
of the opening of the old church has been
carefully preserved and was read In con
nection with the holding of ths ceremonies.
FALLIERES IS NOT WELL
Ramor Persists that the Presldeat of
Frane Will Resign His
.. vi ' . Ofllee.
PARIS, Feb. IT. (Special.) M. Fallleres
Is not well and there la some talk of his
retirement from the presidency of the re
public as he finds the duties too fatiguing
for his strength.
He has explained to a friend that he la
kept up too late and that he dreads the
coming season of evening parties and balls
at the Elysee, when he Is obliged to receive
his guests and shake hands without Inter
mission until I o'clock In the morning. The
official dinner parties at the Elysee always
make him 111. and on two occasions his Ill
ness has been so serious as to alarm Mma
Fallleres and the household.
FOLLY HELPS CZAR'S FUNDS
Card Playlag aad Drlaklag laeroaeos
la Rassla Despite Famine
Amoaa; the People).
ST. PETERSBURG. Feb. 1 T. -(Special. )
Considerable surprise has been created by
the publication of the official statistics that
despite the famine this year card playing
aa well as the consumption of alcohol has
largely Increased, thus the net income to
the government merely from the sale of
cards will exceed last year's Tstra by
AND "THE BEST."
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