Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, February 26, 1907, Page 5, Image 5

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Tool ? fropertj Cwcer Gives His Views oa
Folic Raid Baloeai, Flad Oplnm and
Arrest Orpnt as Writ aa the
Parties (oiltKln, tha
-f Vnr alwnvs been In fnvnr cf annexa
tion, " sM a yung pmpertr nwnw ycster
itf noon, "but as I im working for nn
t,, the corporations I don't wish to ro
queted on the subject by the use of my
name. As a rule, corporations .don't care
to have employes who are eager to (ret be
fore the publlo ye. I ran sny with posi
tive assurance that none of the packer,
who nre the heaviest property owners In
Bouth Omaha, are opposed to annexation
Of the two cities. Th t'nlon stork yard
offklnls are alao Indifferent on the subject.
If property were no sure to depreciate, as
tt la claimed, why should not the packer
be fighting the proposition? I take my
rue from them, and aa I own several pieces
tf property In the northern section of the
city. In desirable locations, I am not afraid.
"Why is It that all business firms unite
their Interests as much as they can under
na bead? If It Is a Rood plan that all
large Interest seek to combine, why Is It
ot good business to unite on a proposition
tt government? If It is economy In the
Bnt case why is It not also In the munici
pality? Why should there be a lot of
tnrobersome officials with different and In
harmonious systems divided up among two
r three separate and antagonistic govern
ments, when the number of them could
W reduced and the systems brought Into
taxmony by a union of Interests? That
ooks like sense to me.
"As to the matter of voting on the ques
tion, I would like to ask how many men
rver voted for our constitution. Who of
Die people now living ever bad any voice
11 the fundamental laws of the land? Peo
ple nowadays have had no chance la vote
n these questions and yet they are bound
y them. Why not let the railroads vote
Hi the l-eent faro proposition? They are
the parties most vitally affected. It Is
n-American not to be represented and to
rote. By all means let the railroads vote
n the laws which govern them. But It Is
laid the railroad laws were for the correc
tion of ex luting evils. It might be said
With tha same breath that annexation
sould also correct evils of a wasteful and
annecessary government. The liquor deal
In of the city are controlled by laws
srhlch are Irksome to them and which the
municipality would repeal If It had the
Sower, yet who is there to advocate that
the liquor men. because their town stood
ky them In desiring that the law be re
pealed should not be bound by the laws
f the state or any additional laws which
the legislature might pass. Legislatures
are created for the purpose of making wise
laws and correcting evils which are found
V exist. Very few people believe In a
referendum vote, as one which applies so
locally as this Is the more out of the ques
tion. The amendments creating the Board
ft Fire and Police commissioners did not
please Bouth Omaha, and yet no one asked
for a, chance to vote whether they would
accept It or not Legislatures are In ex
istence to cope with every question In the
est possible manner."
Raids oa Oplaaa Balooaa.
Yesterday was tn day of all days since
the Sunday closing; orders came Into effect,
owa year since, tor the Dumber of ar
rests mad for breaches of the order. Not
Only did tha police arrest all tha barkeep
ers who were found doing business, but
they placed under arrest all of the In
mates ot the saloons at the time of the
raid. Before 1p.m. the city jail was filled
to the suffocating point, there being over
fifty men enrolled on the books. The names
sf the saloon men raided were: Del Green,
Twentieth and N streets; Barney Cogan,
bartender on Q street; Frank Hannlgan's
saloon on Q street, run by Mike Hannl
;u; Hans Ldndberg and Fred Hefflinger's
barkeeper at Thirtieth and Q. Fred Hef
fllnger Is a city councilman. Charges were
Bled against the saloon keepers. The ob
ject of arresting the patrons of the places
was that they might be held as witnesses.
The jail was the scene of great activity
during all the early part of the evening.
Friends of the men who were caught nap
ping visited the Jail In droves to scheme
some means of releasing the prisoners.
Many of them were bailed out or allowed to
go on their own recognisance. The names
of all were Inserted on the jail record and
they will be held to appear at the trial.
' Most of the men were inclined to take their
arrest good naturedly and mad light of
the affair.
The charge of unlawful assemblage was
placed against aft ot the men arrested for
being In saloons.. Before t o'clock most
pf them had been balled out. There were
a few, however, who had imbibed too
freely and these were kept on the charge
f being drunk
Bey Heady with Brlek.
W. H. Hilt, an architect Uvlng at the
Qreer hotel, received a painful If not
langerous wound yesterday afternoon from
s brick which was hurled at his head. The
brick was tn the hands of a boy, but after
the blow was struck HUt was unable to
give any clear account of the caube of
the trouble. It appears that some words
sad passed between the two and at the
Jod the boy threw the brick. It struck
Kilt over the eye and cut a gash an Inch
r two long, felling him to the ground.
The boy then ran away before anyone had
wjaltlvely identified him. Dr. Davis was
Wiled and pronounced the wound not serl-
The only form of food made
from wheat that is all nutri
ment is the soda cracker, and
yet the only soda cracker of
which this is really true is
Uneeda Biscuit
The only
Tha only
The only
The only
CTjtJ In a dust tight.
fLJ) moisten proof pachas.
r- : : - xxr-Clt
itt ens ttM er sty head.
Ionk a good behind as In front.
As esceileet quality loeide as out.
Standard ot bat value that's
ous. The injured roan was taken to the
hotel, where his hurts were dressed. The
officers are looking for the boy who burled
the brick.
Office Building for Cndahys.
The Cudahy Packing company proposes
to build a new and commodious office build
ing, the dimensions of which are SSxlK feet,
and when completed will be three stories
high. The location Is just south of the old
office building. Tha first step was taken
only a few days ago, when the engineering
department was ordered to draft plans for
the building. These will require several
weeks to complete. The building will be
modern In all respects. The old building
will be used for storage purposes in a'l prob
ability. The Increasing force In the office
has outgrown the present accommodations.
Lecture by Dr. May.
The lecture by Dr. Eugene May yesterday
afternoon at the Methodist church was list
ened to by a fair crowd of men and boys
of the Toung Men's Christian association.
Dr. May comes here from Washington, D.
C, and Is a man of extensive travel. Ills
theme yesterday wns a sketch of Rome with
a contrast of modern times to the way they
appeared to the Apostle Paul. He told cf
his entrance by the Applan Way and of
the monuments of the royal line of the
Ceasars along the highway. He told of
his visits to the Vatican, with Its 11.0C0
rooms, each with its work of art. He men
tioned the house which the apostle occupied
while plying his trade as tent maker. He
drew a picture contrasting the death of
Nero with that of Paul, and drew from
he lives of the two men his lemon and
message to the young men before him. Dr.
R- I Wheeler made a plea for membership.
I niv nest n m Jnllas nnnaae.
The body of Julius Hanuse lies at the
undertaking parlors of Heafey & Heafey,
where a coroner's Inquest will be held this
morning at a. m. He was the young man
who shot himself last week at the home of
his mother at Forty-eighth and L streets.
Despondency over the loss of seme money
by gambling was the only assignable cause. -He
was a man of 38 years.
"Mmalr City Gossip.
Max Weeks of Chicago Is visiting with
friends in the city.
Mrs. K. fl Haskins will tender a tea to
the younuomrn March S.
Jetter's Gold Top Beer delivered to all
parts of the city. Telephoen No. (
Henry Richards of Cedorvllle, 111., was
the guest of F. A. Cressey last week.
C. E. Birch, formerly of South Omaha,
but now of Minneapolis, has returned for
a visit.
The funeral of Mary Ross, the Infant
daughter of John Hoes, occurred yester
day morning.
Mrs. A. Blank has returned to her home
li Des Moines, after a visit of several
weeks In this city.
The Infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Roes,
117 North Seventeenth street, was burled
yesterday afternoon at St. Mary s ceme
tery. The South Omaha Central Labor union
will meet this evening at Raab's hall.
Arrangements will be completed for a ball
to be given April 1 at the Ancient Order
of United Workmen temple.
Now Is the time to make your wants
known through The Bee Want Ad page.
J. Freeaey Pays Toll with All His
Cask for Short Social
J. Freeney of Stockholm, became tired
of rural existence and started out Satur
day to satisfy bis longing for more excit
ing scenes. He arrived In Omaha at 4
o'clock p. m. Sunday, and at precisely
6 o'clock he reported to the police that
somewhere between Stockholm and Ninth
street and Capitol avenue he had bocome
separated from all of his ready cash, $65,
which he carried In his hip pocket.
Upon being closely questioned, he con
fided to Captain Dunn that upon reaching
Omaha he perhaps was a little color blind,
but at any rate had become good friends
with Verna Clark and had spent a por
tion of the afternoon at her residence on
Capitol avenue. As Vema's gsests have
been unfortunate heretofore In the matter
of losing their money, the police are
looking for her In the hope that she may
have some theory on the matter.
Verna Clark's affairs occupied a consider
able portion of the time of Judge Craw,
ford Monday morning, as a complaint was
filed against ber by HYeeney and a warrant
Issued for her arrest. A ball bond of 150,
which had been given last Saturday by At
torney James Kelkenny when she was ar
rested on the charge of being a suspicious
character, was ordered forfeited by Judge
Crawford when she failed to appear Mon
day morning for trial and hopes are enter
tained by the police that she has mad her
last appearance In Omaha.
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Boda cracker effectually
soda cracker ever fresh,
crisp and clean,
soda cracker good at all
Cth?r lleani of Gsttinc Bich Ihsn Work
he Nebraska lara.
A Pssrars Trest. a Bell f roar Ranch.
Boarding Canaries and Banishing
Ceekreaebes Onod Money la
Cake Making.
In the whole hlstcry of the world there
has never been a country where it is
easy to make money as In the Unitid 8tat-,
and this' is the most prosperous time the
people of our nation hove ever known. That
there are many ways of making a living
besides being a life Insurance president, a
prizefighter or a hodrarrler, is shown by
the following collection of unusual occupa
tions. Of the whole list of unique callings that
have come to notice none Is more peculiar
than the business of "Dr. Cockrtach" of
Louisville. For a stipulated annual consid
eration the "Doctor" contracts to keep
one's premises rid of cockroaches. He does
not whistle them away like the Pied Piper
of Hamelin. but at regular Intervals he
comes around with queer looking tools and
mysterious powders, by means of which he
persuades the cockroaches to go.
"Bird Doctor and Bpeclallsf is the sign
on the shingle which hangs in front of an
establishment on Broadway in New York.
The proprietor Is a young woman who
takes mamma's pet canary to board while
the family Is away at the seashore or ab
sent from home at other times. She also
has a hospital for sick birds and teaches
backward songsters their mission In the
world. While It might seem that this young
woman is making small use of her time,
she really knows all about birds and their
troubles and is able to make a competence
from her work.
A Pepeera Trast.
An Englishmen possessed of a small an
nuity and in bad health went to El Paso,
! Tex. The expenses cf living were so great
' in the southwestern city that he soon found
; his income inadequate. He Invested all the
: ready money he had In eight gilt and
gaudy popcorn stands, with little engines to
I run the poppers. The Idea worked and be
I fore long he branched out to San Antonio.
I He soon worked up a baby trust which
brought him an income of tS.000 a year.
A woman In Boston makes a business of
I taking Inventories of houses which are
rented furnished. She comes to the house
and makes complete lists In triplicate of
every article with a description of its con
dition. When the house is given v? she
comes again and checks over the house
hold goods and gods and appraises the loss
or damage. She has been so successful In
this kind of work that her services are
much In demand. . .
An Italian In New Tork takes over the
rubbish from the garbage collections of
the great eastern metropolis at a stated
annual price and makes from $20,000 to
$30,000 a year from the business. He em
ploys hundreds of sorters and pickers, who
go over the rubbish to get out the old
bottles, rags, rubber, leather and other
Junk. It Is said that he realizes from $2,000
to $3,000 a year on old rubber shoes alone.
A Memphis newspaper woman boldly ad
vertised In the newspapers that for a con
sideration she would prepare papers to be
read at women's clubs, write speeches for
banquets or trace pedigrees 'back of for
gotten grandmothers to the Colonial Dames.
Her advertising was persistent until com
missions began to come In, and many a
woman leader of club life in this or that
particular town has shone in the reflected
glory of this southern girl's hard working
Boosa la Blemished She.
Several years ago a shoe buyer for one
of the Chicago department store con
ceived the Idta of buying up slightly dam
aged or blemished shoes from the manu
facturers and retailing the same at a aao
riflce price. He opened up with one clerk
In a single room near the roof of a sky
scraping office building. To get a good pair
of $6 shoes with nothing more than a little
scratch on them for fci was such a bargain
that customers came Jast. The business
Increased so rapidly that the original store
has been enlarged to fifteen rooms, and
forty clerks are employed Instead of one.
The capital earned from the original store
has been reinvested, until now the con
cern owns eight large stores In other
A New Jersey girl, broken down by teach
ing and office work, was ordered by her
doctor to get some occupation which would
keep her out of doors. She followed the
physician's advice by acquiring a boggy
farm In New Jersey, where she began the
culture of bullfrogs. Persons who heard
of the new venture smiled, until they
learned that she was making a lot of money
selling frogs' legs at big prices to New
Tork hotels and restaurants. In order to
get the fresh air she does her own killing.
Attired in rubber boots she tramps about
the marshes and shoots the frogs with a
small rifle.
An enterprising New Torker makes a
business of matching buttor.s. But this
man I no relation to the famous Bim the
Button Man, who makes campaign buttons
and badges. Bim makes a specialty of
forecasting the action of political conven
tions. Time snd sgaln this enterprising
man has successfully defied all the political
prophet a In 1900 he staked his reputa
tion on the belief that Roosevelt would be
nominated vice president and made a big
cleanup from the sale of button at the
doors of tha, convention hall.
The I'nited States consumes millions of
olives every year, but they are nearly all
unripe. About eight years ago a Cali
fornia woman while traveling abroad
learned the secret of pickling a ripe olive
In a peculiar fashion. The year after she
came home she marketed twenty gallons
of ripe olives. Three years later she could
not begin to fill the orders which cam to
her, and now she is annually marketing
over 100.000 gallons of ripe, olive oil and
pickled olives.
Reading for Other People.
A novel way of making a living Is to do
other people's reading for them. In the
qld days when a learned man desired to
write a scientific book It was a labor of
years. Not so nowaday in th United
States. Suppose a physician who has at
tained great prominence as a specialist
in th treatment of a particular disease
desires to perpetuate his fame by writing
a book on that subject. What does he do?
Merely makes contract with a profes
sional reader' to provide the history of cases
of the particular dlaease recorded In th
medical journals of all lands. The busy
man thea goes hastily over this collection,
selecting the instances fit for his own use,
and thus completes the work of ten years
In one year. Not long ago one of our great
physicians paid a professional reader $5,000
for compiling certain information fur him.
The business of looking up family records
to qualify a man or woman for admission
to the Sous or Daughters of the American
Revolution -ur other historical societies Is
as well recognised tn Washington as that
of tha attorney who looks up th war
record of the claimant for a Bensioa.
And there are other information bureaus
willing and qualified to write a good speech
for a budding statesman or make a splen
did argument on any side cf any question.
Or if be budding statesman desires to
write bis own speech, and Is not familiar
with the bypaths cf history, th bureau
will look up th history of any bit of
legislation, seek out the precedtats, Cite
decision of th courts and otherwise assist
and Instruct.
Then, If some one out in the deestrick"
desires to oppose the re-election of th
same statesman, the versatile bureau peo
ple will be willing to provide his enemies
with an exdet account of everything the
gentleman has done, and everything he has
failed to do while serving his country as
a member of congress.
A woman In Emporia. Kan. that remark
able small town which no more requires
Kansas after It than New Tork needs the
name of the state affixed has made a lot
of money by breeding cats. A St. Louis
man, 80 years old and married, yet who is
almost a midget, gets a big salary from a
shoe company for going about with Its
traveling men tn a Buster Brown costume,
hair bobbed and all, and accompanied by
a big dog who looks like Tlge.
For eighteen years a Kansas City woman
made her living and laid by a competence
by designing the costumes worn In the
annual Priests of Palace parade. Another
woman In Columbia, S. C, la known as
"official painter of heraldry to the Daugh
ters of the American Revolution." She
makes a snug living by designing and
painting coats of arms and heraldic designs
for those who are vain of their ancestry.
A young woman In Louisville, Ky., began
baking cakes for women who were giving
parties and was so successful that she now
owns the largest restaurant In Louisville
and conducts a catering business with cus
tomers in five states. Every city now has
doxens of shopping brokers who advertise
to buy things and match samples for peo
ple living In the country. New Tork Sun.
May Be Exhaaeted la Tvro Haadred
Tears Area la th
M. R. Campbell of the United States
geological survey, during an address be
fore the . National Geographic society at
Hubbard Memorial hall in Washington, D.
C, predicted that all the coal in the United
States will have been consumed and ex
hausted In 2U0 years, If not sooner. He
said he did not care to go on record as an
alarmist, but Inasmuch as he has' made a
i thorough and minute Investigation and In
j spectlon of the various coal lands through
out the country, ana nas eareruuy pre
pared statistics, he is satisfied the ques
tion Is a serious one and worthy of Im
perative steps toward remedying the con
ditions. He suggested congressional action,
with a view of conserving coal mines on
! public lands and preventing corporations
"cornering them."
Mr. Campbell bases his prediction of a
coal shortage or famine, as follows: "There
are approximately 400,000 square miles of
actual coal In the entire United States at
the present time. This constitutes ap
proximately 2.300,000,000,000 tons of coaL To
give some Idea of the condensed size of
this amount of coal, if It were all put to
gether in one place it would make a cube
bound to Increase. Factories and manufac
turing Industries are the second largest con
sumers of coal. Necessity will cause them
seven and a half miles high and wide. Last
year the consumption of coal In the United
to Increase and use more coal. The next
States was 1.800,000,000 tons, and despite
this yearly consumption. If it did not in
crease each year In the future, there would
be enough coal to last more than 1.000 years.
"I have reason to believe," the lecturer
continued, "that the consumption will
steadily Increase each year. Coal was first
used In this country In 181$, and In the next
ten years 33,000,000 tons were consumed.
The next ten years those figures were more
than doubled, and every decade since they
have been doubled, until they have reached
the mammoth proportions - stated. The
railroads at the present day are the
largest consumers of coal of any Industry.
Last year 106,000,000 tons were used in
running locomotives. It Is a known fact
that the railroads will become more, ex
tensive, necessarily putting more locomo
tives in operation, and this consumption Is
largest consumption is for domestic use
as fuel. An Increase in this form will de
pend upon the population, and It Is un
nessary to state that the population will
increase aa the years go by. Therefore,
taking into consideration the amount of
coal there Is In the United States and an
approximate estimate of the yearly con
sumption and the rate It has Increased
since 1816, I will not give coal more than
200 years to exist. It Is possible that It
will be exhausted In ISO years. At any
rate urgent steps should be taken to adopt
some plan by which the life of coal will
be prolonged.
The largest coal area, he said. Is In Mon
tana, there being 47,000 square miles of the
mineral in that state. The next largest
area is In Texas, then Illinois, and then
North Dakota. Despite the amount of area
In the west, he stated that region Is not
a large coal producing region. He ex
plained the situation by saying that. con
siderable of the region has not been worked
.and some of tbe veins have not been dis
covered, t
According to Mr. Campbell, the beds In
the west are much thicker than In tha
east. In the latter region a bed thicker
than ten or thirteen feet is seldom found,
but In the west some of the beds are as
thick as 100 feet. However, be expects the
coal regions of the west, especially in Mon
tana, North Dakota and Colorado, to de
velop In richness. Although there Is evi
dence of considerable coal In Alaska, what
products he has examined were of a poor
grade, and he does not expect much from
the region In the future as a coal producer.
Washington Star.
John . Miller.
John 8. Miller of Chicago Is not. as is
erroneously stated, the chief counsel of the
Standard Oil company, says the Washing
ton Herald. The lawyer who holds
that responsible position Is a Mr. Elliot,
who used to represent a Pennsylvania dis
trict In congress, and whose offices are tn
the Standard Oil building In New York.
But Mr. Miller is now the chief trial lawyer
In the Standard's employ. It was he who
so conducted the defense of the Beef trust
prosecutions managed by former Attorney
General Moody as to gain for thet client
the now fc.nious "Immunity bath." Ap
parently Mr. Miller has performed for the
Standard Oil company a service quite as
Important and of a similar character aa
that which he performed for the Beef trust.
In that he has raised the point that certain
parliamentary motion adopted In the sen
ate affecting the railroad rate bill, which
declares the Standard OH pipe lines to be
common carriers, have opened the way for
an "immunity bath" for tbe giant oil com
pany. High circles in Washington are palpi
tant with rumors concerning the interest
ing point as to who gave Mr. Miller the
first hint as to the possible means nf escape
of the Standard In tbe way indicated. The
public would be shocked should some of
the name connected with these rumors be
published. The fact seems to be that Vr.
Miller made the discovery himself, without
the aid of any member of either branch of
congress or anybody els connected in sny
way with tbe government. Some of the
big lawyers of the senate are strongly in
clined to believe that Mr. Miller's conten
tion will be upheld by the courts, and thus
the Standard will escape all of the serious
Indictments brought against It months ago
by a federal grand Jury at Chicago. These
senators .also say that if this shall prove
to be the case Mr. Miller's fee as special
counsel probably will be one of the biggest
ever paid to an American lawyer.
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Throe Yoasa- Men Arrested with
Several Bolts of I'nder.
wear oa Backs.
Detectives Mitchell and Bullivan mnde
what are believed to be three Important
arrests Monday morning In the persons of
Frank Mason and Ray Ives of Denver snd
Orton Anderson of Columbus, O.. whe
were plentifully clothed with several suits
of new underwear when arrested. After
twins riven a thorough "sweating" the
young men confessed they had broken Into
s freight car Sunday night and had stolen
a case of underwear, most of which was on
their backs. Ives was possessed of three
complete suits of underwear and his part
ners were as generously supplied. They
are held on the charge of burglary until It
can be ascertained from what railroad
company the goods were stolen and If the
prisoners are wanted In other cities.
Wants to Hear Testimony for Defense
Where Street Railway
Gets Verdict.
Judge Day, Monday morning, threw out
of court the H5,Ono damage suit of Robert
A. Etewart against the street railway com
pany for personal Injuries. Stewart got off
a car at Tenth and Harney streets and was
struck by another car going in the op
posite direction. Judge Day held h had
been guilty of contributory negligence and
directed a verdict for the street car com
pany. When the court announced his de
cision, one of the Jurors rose in his plnce
and asked to be allowed to hear the testi
mony for the defense. The request was
not granted by the court.
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A Knowledge of Forms, Knowledge of Functions and Knowl
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Frank Smith Arraigned After He
Admits Breaking and Enter-
lac Tailor Shop.
After being fined 5 and cents In police
court Monday morning, when he pleaded
guilty to the charge of stealing a suit of
clothes Saturday afternoon from the
Boston store. Prank Smith, a recent addi
tion to the colored population, was ar
raigned on a complaint charging him with
breaking and entering the tailor shop of
K. Goclewskl, 110 South Seventeenth street,
last Thursday night. He was bound over
for trial In the district court under bond of
$5(10. Smith confessed to Chief of Detec
tives Savage that he had committed the
burglary at the tailor shop and three suit
patterns, which had been stolen, were re
covered. Bites om Old Uln,
M. Bercovloecl, a small merchant at 1107
Douglas street, proved the easy victim
about 7:46 Sunday evening in an old con
fidence game and is loeer to the extent of
six pairs of trousers of the value of lii.
The merchant reported to the police that
four young men entered his store Sunday
evening and, while he was showing one
of them a pair of shoes, the others stole
the trousers. He gave a description of the
quartet to the police and their arrest muy
be accompllHhed, particularly If they should
be so careless of their personal appearance
as to array themselves In tl trousers.
Two Women Flit ht.
"She treatened to cut out my heart and
then jumped at me with the razor and
slashed my hard," said Mme. Rose, 312
North Thirteenth street. In police court
Monday morning, when Birdie Wright. U'U
Cans stret-t. was arraigned on the charge
of aBsault and hattery. The fight occurred
late Sunday afternoon at the home of
Mme. Rose, whose injuries were attended
to by the police surgeons. After hearing
the evidence Judge Crawford found the
Wright woman guilty as charged and sen
tenced her to confinement In the county
Jail for the ensuing thirty days.
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to Plant Coatlna: Ten Thoas
and Dollars.
The Smith Brick company. Twenty-second
and Woolworth, Monday morning was
granted a permit by Building Inspector
Wlthnell to erect a brick stalk and kiln at
the address mentioned at a cost of UO.Ou).
This addition will Increase the facilities
of the Smith brick yard, the output of this
company have been in active demand for
several seasons.
W. T. Garrard of Pittsburg returned
Sunday after a visit with his brother-in-law,
I. D. Spalding.
Nellie Orlswold is an applicant for a
divorce from John A., who she says de
serted her and their child.
A new Jury panel reported to Judge
Troup Monday morning and were given the
usual Instruction by the i-ouit.
George C. Kbersole has begun suit In
dlBtnct court for divorce from Heater K.
ElxTeole. He charges desertion.
Emll Roska. Thirteenth and Pierce streets,
was found guilty In police court Monday
morning of having HXKaulted Ludvlk Kajefe
at Thliteenth and Williums streets Sunday
night and was fined 115 and costs by Judge
Charles Ellis, a colored man charged with
breaking Into a saloon at Thirteenth snd
Chicago and stealing S13 and a gold wauh.
was pluced on trial before Judge Troup
Monday morning. The burglary is alleged
to have taken place February 9.
A heavy trunk, which he wns trying to
lirt. fell and slightly bruised the thigh of
Charles Dill at the Lange hotel Sunday
evening, lfe was attended by Police Sur
geon Heine, who found that the Injuries,
though painful, will not prove serious.
The suit brought In district court by
John Kudlaii. administrator ot the estate
cf John Hodor. jr.. who was run down by
a T'nlon Pacific switch engine and killed
December 19, was settled In court Monday
and reach party agreed tq a verdict of Cod,
contests of
it is the first
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