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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1007.
Tel. Douf. 18 Reaches all departments. Bee, Feb; i 6, '0J.
Remains to Fit
She has been with tie. a
wk, during which time she
hat enjoyed the greatest suc
. cess -enthusing old friend
4 of the Redfern. and adding
to Its wearers, women who
have not before knqwn. the. ,
comfort and style of thla
handsome corset. v
Corset shapes are most subtle, not Infrequently a' corset simply
fit well. In Us first fitting on. But the" real test comes In the wear when
the garment Is shaping Into the form. Dlsoomfort usually comei from
Inaccurate grading. . .. . ,
Redfern Models ' '
Are so 'accurate In the grading of. each size that each model seems
accustomed to lmllvldual need. Come Wednesday and let Miss McCauley
fit yoo with a Redfern.
We fit all corsets In coty fitting rooms.
' Second Floor.
Howard, Cor. 16th.
jt.it jum iririniVir.iririr"iir'i- " -i -"
prlatlon bills have been introduced which
' are not shown in the . bill being prepared.
i ' Compared wftk'Tue 'Inn Ao.
'Ths following abatement shows a ronv-
rarlsnrt of the general - appropriations two
: years ago ami this year as fixed by the
! finance committee;
Governor ..... ....I.... 4
i boar Jt of Public Lands and
Buildings .....'..' .'
I Board of - ' Educational
i Lands and FUnris..i.
j Board of Purchase and
!' Land commissioner
1" Library commission
J. Secretary of state
I. State auditor, Including
I' Attorney general
k Treasurer j
Board of Irrigation
I I-aSor commissioner
State Hanking board
I Supreme court
1 Bute library
' Hoard of Charities and
' Flan commission
,: State Historical society....
, Kood commission
. Btate Hoard of Health
, National Guard
:, Peru Normal achool
, Kearney Normal achool....
; Institute for the blind
Institute denf and dumb.,
i Kearney Industrial school
; Oeneva Industrial arliool..
I Inatltuts for feeble minded
. Vouth ..i
Lincoln Insane hospital....
Hastings Insane hospital..
Norfolk Insane hoapltal
Uno"ln home for. friendless
Mllford Industrial home...
Orand Isl'l soldiers' home
Mllford soldiers' hom(M...
Orthopedic hospital ..
. 41,50' '34.SO0;
ISO ' 150
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a.ouo ' .9oo
10J00 ' 10,750
10.M0 12,850 !
IS. 600 ' SS.W0'
' 7K.600 100.70
' 12,40 118.000
' A Person whose name' la iaunnreaaad. aai
cause Hoh. Peter Mortensen. Is too hbhor
abte to. make It public, a. .written .the
former stats treasurer an insulting letter
reeardint- the-letter Mr, Mortensen' wrore
ul'Coue ef Saunders county aWut safe
guarding theJ University funds. ' roliowlng
Is Mr. Mortensen's reply to the letter re
celvedv witH the -name of the man 4e wrote
it td supprssaeA) ' ' .' . -t ,, i.
' toltD, Nsto.. Feb.' 22, WOT.-My Iear Sir:
v bave your favor of the 21st Inst., and
Uy rrply will ben to say that I am pleased.
Indeed, to leal-n that my ;letter to Kepre
eentailve Cone made you "laugh." A good,
liearty laugh, I hope, and not one of scorn
Ad eontempt, so often resorted to where
vaild arguments fall.
' This letter was written after careful de
liberation based on four years' experience
as. custodian of university funda, and was
not inienaea 10 cat any renectlona on
either the Board of He gents or 'unlveralty
faculty, hence 1 have no apology for Its
publication to either.
Ypur reference to bad management of
our atale officers In the past may repeat
Itself In the Board of - Regents In the
future, which, as I understand it.. Is not
a. Unpolitical body, and my object in re
quiring our state auditing department to'
examine and adjust the expenditure of our
UMveralty is to keep an additional check,
on ,-e Board of Regents, thus avoiding
errors, mistakes and possible frauds,
vslille' our supreme court has held that
certain funds received by our university
from; the national government need no
Itglxlutlve appropriations In order to be
syllable. It does not prohibit our legists'
tin- Iroin surrounding it with such safe
guards, and In my judgment It is the
duty . to so protect It that It may be used
economically and. for the specltlo use for
wWrh.' It wan Intended. To class euch
funds, "donations' or "gifts" K In my
judgment, erroneous. They are simply
'appropriations'' by congress for certain
spevlDc purposes and should be safe
gnitrdad the same as funds derived by di
I a lea lain live appropriation for s state
Institution or for other purposes a gift,
pt J it simply appropriating funds derived
by trxatlon directly or Indirectly? 1 would
camiMrs the-' Hoard of Regenu, their func
tion ana responsibilities with our Board of
Punltav Lands nnd Buildings. Hoard of
fSM-ctiass nd Suppllea and similar, other
boards. The members of these boards are
Ilk the regents elected by the people and
charged with certain responsibilities and
StlUes. and are under heavy bonds to guar
anise the faithCul performance of their
dulHa, All claims allowed by these boards
are examined and either- allowed or- r
ieoted. by the auditing department, and I,
INDIA AND CEYLON
Appeals to those accustomed to the bestv Its uniformity of quality U
one of the reaaous that lias' contributed largely to its popularity.
McCORD-BRADY CO, Wholesale AenU, Omaha.
v Thcro la only ono
. ... . . ,
' Laizatlvo Bromo Quinine
V. Usllarly samel ressedlee somottsaes
i geeolve. This tret and original Oald Tablet
is a WHITE ritKASl wits, black
i- 'i4 nt smarts g, and bears the) akgaaeaia el
Open Saturday Evenings.
i i- r i in-irir,irri-i"iii"ri-i-i-.-fi
know, from sxperlenre that this authority
has a' beneficial effect on these boards,
and of at leaat 'one instance where the
auditor saved Several thousand dollars to
the state.. Are 'the Board of Regents 1cm
liable to error, mistakes or frauds than
our state oftlcersT . Are they more re
sponsible (hurt our Stats officers? If not,
why not surround our university finances
with, the same safeguards tus other funds?
It Is not only the privilege, but It Is the
duty of our legislature to do so.
Your request that I proceed at once to
Lincoln, to make examination of the uni
versity expenditure Is respectfully declined
and your insinuation of Ignorance, etc.,
Lt treated' with the contempt which It de
serves. I beg to remain, very respectfully,
Harrison Coavlnees Member.
W. H. Harrison of Grand Island con
ducted a school of Instruction on' terminal
taxation the other day for the beoeAt of a
certain member of the legislature who went
to. him for advice regarding the Clarke bin
now pending In the house, 'which all tho
talk of the railroad lobby. will be .unable
to counteract. Mr. Harrison bad gone over
thi bill carefully with the member, ex-
railroad property for state, county, school
and road , district purpose.., :
"You are sure It will not take any money
away from our school dlatrlotT" asked the
"Absolutely sure," answered the former
president of the senate, VI fcave Just ex
plained to you why It will not."
"Well I don't believe I quite understand
It," said the member. t; -
''Well, let me tell you Something- you will
understand," said the Grand Island man,
who had begun to ' Idle patience. "You
promised your constituents thatf you Would
trot -for a 'bill" to "tat1 rllisd " terminals
locally. That was an Issue dn the cam
paign.' TW. republican parity; promised the
people" to hao such a law. You received
votes after pledging' yourself to this .measure-
You sigVttl.a statement " which was
publlehed-lp The tWnaha Bee declaring you
would support euoh a meSsure; -You under
stand what: a promise IS. jdon't-you? Well
the thing lor you to d! wiveni the proper
bill comes along la to vote, for It and keep
;your prothJse'td the people of the state and
.of your county, :,lt you ,'don'tf' know what
the proper bill la, .vote tor the bill which
the leaders of !?0ttr party agree la the
proper bill. You, won't go wrong if you do
this. Just remember youf promise and if
you can't understand the bill don't worry
about lt." ' v .
"I think I understand," said the member.
"I shall vote for 4he bllL" . .
" Lobbyists Lobby Each "Other.
' Burlington' Lobbyist Ftink" Young Joined
Northwestern Lebbylst Bob McQInnis at
the statehouse this. morning whsn the latter
took up hjs mornlnx stunt of watching the
legtslatpra drive a few more , tacks in the
political , coffin ef. the one .giant railroad
maohlne.' The union of the two In the cor
ridor happened .at the same time the sen
ate made the point, committee .2-cent pas
senger rate bill a special Order for I o'clock
In the afternoon. These two, men endeavor
to -Induce membere to come out and talk
to' them In the (shadows, but sx far very
few legislators hve'rleked their reputations
by being seen lnotose conversation with two
such obstructionists. . The legislators know
these men are nor at the statehouaa for any
good purpose. They know they are there
le prevent the enactment (if laws, which will
be of benefit to the ..people of the state, and
for that reason vary few membere are wast
ing time listening to their -suggestions.
While three two railroad tools were at the
statehcuse this morning Burlington Lobby
ist Lee Spratlen .was at the Lincoln, In
company with In Keltyr. the Burlington
political manipulator; carl. Wright of the
Northwestern. Mr.. Wright, however, left
this morning for Omaha and will go to Chi
cago fonlght on the' water board case. Boh
Clancy, Union Paolflo lobbyist, still hum
out at.tha LindVf,,and that .la about all. He
has had the decency to stay assay from the
etalhouie. evidently reallklng that the rail- hurled, and there he rents today In an un
,i , ,,,.,- . j . marked grave. Though having lived an ae-
road machine I. down and out. . ,ye .,.,, n.h, AM por. Waving
The announcement by the finance com- f no eetate and no mean wherewith to pur-
Stnlr nonr.l r Health. ! chae a suitable marker for his last resting
... . . . .,.. - , ,, tinmn place. He has no relative who la able to
m It tee that It Intended to cut out the in,n"0 i tK .,.,. h.r..ith to mark
I appropriation for the State Hoard of Health j hi grave, hence our appeal to your hon
i biought members of the State Board of orable body.
Secretaries to Lincoln In . a
k....w K4a i
' . !
morning with a statement of what they
had done during the laat year. The vital
statistics gathered by the Board of Secre
taries under the new law shows that dur
ing the laat year there were S.030 deaths
from various causes, of whom 8,008 were
males and 4.022 females. Of the deaths
8 MS were white and 127 colored. Of those
who died S993 were American born and
2,087 were foreign born. Of those who died
2.144 were under the age bt 1 year, while
Lv72 were between 71 and 80 and 638 over 81
years old. Tuberculosis carried oft
while typhoid fever caused the death of 162
pecs ma. . One hundred and twenty-four
persons committed suicide, 687 died of heart
disease and 525 of pneumonia. Infant dis
eases carried off 2,143. La grippe caused the
death. of forty-six persons.
There were born during the year 21,932,
of whom 11,248 were males and 10.6S4 were
femalea. Of these children 21,871 were
white and sixty-one colored. The nation
ality of the parents is set out In the fol
American 15.478 16.233
0rman :.'. 2.824 3,084
Scandanavlan 1,011 871
Bohemian E9 6!9
Brltlnh 641 407
L'nclassiflt'd , 677 70
Balk Rale BUI Passes.
Senator Thomas got quick action On his
bulk atiles bill In the senate this after
noon. As soon as the report that lt had
passed the house with a single amend
ment was received, he moved that the
senate concur in the amendment. A'.dilch
and King, who opposed the bill, at first
apposed summary action, but -van ted to
wait until the senate had time to ponder
over the amendment. After an explana
tion, they withdrew their objections and
Thomas' motion was adopted. The bill
Will go to the governor at once.
Burkett Gets la Line.
Senator Burkett now wants to break into
the band wagon so some letters be has
written, to members of the legislature
would Indicate. During the last few days
Mr. Burkett aeems to have realised a
legislature Is doing things out here, so
today several members received letters
from him that he hoped to be able to get
home In time to assist In pushing through
the legislature those , pledges made In the
party platform. The letters were not re
ceived until both branches of the legisla
ture bad voted unanimously for a 2-cent
passenger rate. i
Lehr la Honored.
The name of Henry Lehr, deputy state
treasurer, has been made immortal by the
laying out of a small town up In Canada.
Sorketime ago the deputy state treasurer
was Induced to make an Investment In a
section of land In Canada. Recently a
railroad company laid out a town on this
land and yesterday Mr. Lehr received a
plat of the new place and one street Is
named "Henry," one "Lehr" and one
Albion. Incidentally the land Mr. Lehr
bought has gone up from 33.60 to t-S an
New Corporation Regrnlattons.
Joe Burns of Lancaster surprised his
friends In the senate today by Introducing
a bill to cut rates charged by skeplng car
companies to 70 per cent .of the present
schedule. It applies only to rates between
points in the state.
A aew maximum freight rate bill relating
to hay, potatoes and apples In car load
offered In the. senate .by
lota -only, was
Phillips of Holt, The schedule of rates pro
vided for Is the same as the Iowa ratea, .
according to the author of tb'e bill. It la
gald ,tbe rates have . b?eu ln 'effect In , Iowa
for twenty years and 'Senator Phillips be
lieves It is about time to put Nebraska on
tha. same basis. . ,
u Epperson's new free high school bill was
Introduced Into the senate today. It not
only- providea .for free high, school educa
tion, but authorises the establishment of
county high schools by popular vote and
makes the county board the trustees of
such county schools. The board Is em
powered to transact all the business re
lating to the county high school which a
achool board transacts In school districts.
Next Friday la the last day for Intro
ducing bills In the senate, as the forty
days of the session allowed for that pur
pose will be up then.- In the house the
time expires one day sooner. After that
time bills can be Introduced only at the
request of the governor.
Robert Cowell, state railway commis
sioner, and Robert Fink, county treasurer
of Douglaa county, came down this morn
ing and spent the day here. Mr. Cowell
talked Informally with the other two mem
bers of the commission, but there was noth
ing of importance considered. Mr. Fink Is
going before the Judiciary committee of
the house "to discuss certain bills which
have been Introduced affecting the Office
of tbS Douglaa county treasurer.
i- Oral Men Win a Point.
N. Pw Updike of Omaha, several grain men
from over the state and J. E. Kelby of the
Burlington appeared this afternoon before '
the house committee on -railroads to pro
teat against Representative TUtessen's bill
to require state weighmaaters at railroad
Junction and terminal, point. The protest
bore fruit In the committee, as it decided
to exempt grain and llvct stock from the
provisions of the bill. Representative Cane
will make a fight tomorrow on the floor of
the house to have the bill go through as
SHUTTING OFF TALK III 1IOUSR
Only Ono Speech Per Member en Aay
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Feb. 25. (Special.) No more
bills will be talked to death In the house,
and neither will the members be borwd to
death by numerous ' speeches from the
same parties. A motion waa carried this
morning to- limit the number of speeches
of any one member In , the committee of
the whole to 6ns on any one subjeot ex
cept that the chairman of the committee
may talk and on the party platform measA
urea more speeches will be allowed.
A bill was Introduced In the house to
appropriate 11.250 to erect a monument
over the grave of General John M. Thayer.
It Wat Inspired by' the following addreas
from a committee composed of O. C. Bell,
C. N. Balrd, C. M. Parker. J. B. Strode,
f. A. Trutll.
To the Honorabla, the Legislature of the
State of Nebraska: una unaersignea nnosi
naifullv mhow to you that they are a
committee appointed by the veterans of
the own war, 10 Dring iwiorw xr ni
ahle body the merits of the favor they ask
at your hand. - that is that you make a
suitable appropriation for a monument to
be erected at th grave of General John M.
Thayer. . ' ,
As you per nans anow, unuru i naynr
had been a resident of the state of Ne
- braaka for fifty-four -yeara. he had ben
an earneat participant In every step of
Nebraska's struggles, his life waa so inter
woven with that of Nebraska that It is
Impossible to write the history of either
without tho other.
Born In Massachusetts, he all bis life
entertained the ambition of being burled
m his native town, a suburb of Boston. He
aant his wife's remains there for Inter,
meat, but' as tho time approached when ha
knew his last days were near at hand, he
changed hie mind as to his Anal resting
place, ils said, I have lived In Nebraska
So long, havs been so IdentlAud with hrr
in her struggles In war and la peace, that
I cannot leave Nebraska, even in death. I
want, ray remains to rest in to atate of
ipy choice. Just a few wek prior to his
'n'i. s"hl own reqileat he ii driven' to
Wyuka ermeiory and u.ore in inc cater of
Grand Army circle, aclcotA nnd nuM
,k. ...1 ,! I 4 l l
" e only ana lor a moaem sumi.
hi.h , n niir..).... nl. In
monument for this, one of Nebraska's most
.The house passed the following bills:
H, R. 127 By Oilman of Lancaster. Pro
vlding for a board t optometry.
H. R. 1K& By Iorige of Douglas A court
may use Its discretion In enforcing a Judg
ment for restitution of premises.
H. R. 22-By McMlllen of tlaae. Prevent
ing cigarette smokhig In public by boys
Iinr1.r lit vmarm tt a
H. R. 14 By Baker of York. Providing j
lor smis or cemetery property.
H. K. MX By Homer of Buffalo. Peitnlt
lng Kearney to buy ita water worka plant.
H. R. 200-By Culdlce of Saline. Carp,
buffalo and suckers may be speared In the
open season. . .
H. R. 227 By Lee, of Douglas. Constitu
tional amendment prohibiting enjoining
taxes until they are paid.
H. R. 3t-By Graft of Cuming. Providing
a levy (or Improvement Of iiRiukilpal high
ways. H. R. lit By MeMillen of Oage. Provld
Ing humane way of shipping ehtckens. Was
killed by a vote of 18. to ,
8. K. Vt By Thomas of Douglns.. Creat
ing office of coroner's physician in Omaha.
PnSsedl ' ,
a K. 33 By Root of Cass. Allowing 4he
discharge of heads pf state Institutions
without Investigation. Passed.
8. F. 114-By Thomas of Douglas. Bulk
sales bill. Passed.
S. F. 21 Permits .Increase of appraiser's
fee In Inheritance tax matter Passed.
The following bills were Introduced!
H. R, 436--Ry Logadon. Joint resolution
requesting. Nebraska senators and repre
sentatives In congress to assist in secur.
lug an amendment, to .the denatured alcohol
. H. R. 437-By Hart of York. To provide
hi cities of 26.000 banks must keep on
hand 20 per cent of . deposits and savings
banks 15 per cent.
' H. R. 4S8 By Raper of Pawnee. Appro
priating 11,250 for the erection of a monu
ment at the grave of Qeneral John M.
H. R. 4S-By Kelfer of Nuckolls. Cute
out state levy for school purposes.
H. R. 440-By Kelfer of Nuckolls. Sal
ary bill, appropriating !91,180.
H. R. 441 By Doran of Fairfield. Abol
ishes the office' of county superintendent.
H. R. 442 By Doran. To create a State
Board of Education and to prescribe the
powers and duties of the same and to
create ofllce ' of district Superintendent,
H. R. 443 By Lee of Douglas. Providing
for the refund of city and county taxes
H. U. 444 By Lee of Douglas. To Pro
mote the payment of taxes and prohibit
ing the filing and recording of deods In
the office of the county clerk or register
of deeds where delinquent taxes or spe
cial assessments have not been paid upon
the lands described In said deeds.
H. K. 446 By Lee of Douglas. Premium
bidders must file with county treasurers
amount of bid on real estate sold under
H. R. 446 By, Cone' of Saunders. Any
person, firm, corporation or association
that Is a member of any lumber dealers'
organisation the' results of such or
ganisation operates In restraint of trade
or Is Illegal, shall not be entitled to the
benefits of the provisions of the Hen law
of 1903. ......
H. R. 447 By Cone of Saunders. To nro-
kvlde for the establishment In cities of the
second class and villages having less than
6,00 Inhabitants of a system of sewerage.
H. R. 448 By Cone of Saunders. To
limit the hours of service of telegraph or
telephone operators In railway service In
trie state oi, Nebraska to twelve hours a
H. R. 44&By Ollem of Red Willow. Pro
viding fees of deputy constable.
ROITIXE PROCEEDINGS OF SENATE
Considerable Time Devoted to Flak
. nnd Game Bills.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Feb. 2.6. (Special.) The
senate this morning spent considerable
time discussing S. F. .116, which waa In'
traduced by- the Fish and Oame commis
sion and Is aimed ait Illegal fishing. It
P'V0" "t"u-n ,pnf!Uy' at , U,lnf
w, i iuc(m u-uiiin wviucn iu
one's possession. The' present law con
talned nd "rbixtmlrrh penalty and under the
holding of the supreme court that fact
had, the effeot. ot taking Its enforcsmept
out of the hands of the justices ft the
peace. Joe Burns 6f Lancaster and King
6f Polk opposed the bill. In Its presant
form and wanted an amendment providing
It shall be lawful to, take fish out of pools
made during low water or out of overflow
ponds. The committee rose without tak
The following bills were ' reported by
S. F. 317 By Byrnes of Platte (by re-
oueatl. Rerjeallna . law maklna- coun'y
treasurer Ineligible for more than two
terms. Indennltely postponed.
S. F. 292 By Thdmaa. Relating to evi
dence tending to perfect title to real es
tate. Indefinitely postponed.
S. F. 810 By Wllsey. Giving railway
commission power to regulator the placing
or wires across railroads. lnaennitoiy
8 F 239 By . Patrick. To give school
districts In all classes of cities the right
to condemn property for school purposes,
On general nie. v
H. R. 120 Bv Knowleis (by request)
Relating to appointment of guardians ad
litem for minors In action in court. . On
general file. .
H. R. 142 Bv ClarH v."iiln J
tlces of'th '-" " ' t
plaintiff- when suits are dismissed. On
S. F. 242 By Rundnll. Kolaling to wild
animal bounties. Was ' recommitted for
The senate then went Into committee
of the whole with Wlttse of Cedar In the
chair. The committee recommended for
passage 'the following bills:
a F 104 Bv Patrick. Renulrlnr rail
roads to honor railway- tickets In the
hands of bona-flde owners, , .
8. F. 21 By Randall. To allow deposi
tory banks to give guarantee bonds to
secure county deDOSite.
At the afternoon aesslon .the following
bills were' reported:
H R. 102 By the. committee on fish
and game. Providing maximum penalty of
tfuo for pursuing or lilt-gaily killing fish
ar rxrtie out of sen mm; on general file.
H. R. M By fish and game committee,
Relating to open season for fish and game)
on general rue as amenaea
H. TV 94 uy E. W.- Brown. To enable
counties to establish and maintain de
tention .homes; on general, rUC-
The senate then -went Into committee of
the whole, with Gibson in the chair, to eon
alder tha. bouse tVcenU fare bill and other
bills on general file. After amending and
recommending the s-cant fare bill for pas
ssgu the oommlttee took up the two-bills
relating to game laws, which ware re
ported from the committee earlier In the
afternoon.. On motion of Patrick they
were substituted for the senate bills cov
ring the same subject. 8. F. 116 relating
to Illegal fishing waa recommended for
passage after It had been amended to allow
fish to be taken by other means than by
hook and line from pools formed either
by overflow of riven or by the receding;
waters In . rivers and lakes during dry
weather. 8. F. 117 providing a maximum
fine of $100 for illegal possession of fish
and game was also recommended.
The principal fight cams on the question
of an open season for quail. H. R. SO at
passed by the house eloaed up the quail sea-
amended the bill to allow fifteen days from
ton entirely, but to allow fifteen days from
November 1 to November U. Wlloox of
Thayer tried to defeat the committee amend'
When Coffee disagrees
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can see. the goods to an advantage and be waited on without delay at a saving.1
Some Good Wednesday Propositions
LADIES' CHARMING NKW LINGKttlE WAISTS
While all around Is the talk of advancing prices, etc.,
here are the beautiful qualities and rerflned style"
in greater proportion than ever. Bo many new
Ideas never shown before, and a "wonderful com
plete assortment from $7.95 down to OStf)
Jaunty Kew Spring Coats That are marvels of ele
gance. Coverts light and medium. Checks and
plaids, tn box coats, full backs .' $4.05
Light" Chack CoaU Very new, fitted coats. .$7.05
Remarkably Low Prices on High (Quality Drews Fab
rics Beautiful mohair Sicilian, 64-ln. wide, the
most satisfactory material for street wear abso
lutely dust proof. Pretty shades of bide, red, brown
and black. A 76c value that we will sell Wednes
day for, yard 30tr
msnt. but failed, the vote standing 11 to 1
In favor of the short open season. The re
malnder of the senate committee amend
ments passed. As amended In the senate
the bill provides In addition to the open
season for quail the closing of the season
on all game birds April 10 and leaving It
closed until September 15. This would
Cut out summer shooting altogether. This
action was taken on the ground It will
be easier to enforce the law with an abso
lutely closed season. Te bill cuts Ore
days from the spring shboting and fifteen
ays from the fell aeason. The amended
bill wag recommended toV passage.
H. R. 102 was substituted for S. F. 11
and recommended for passage. It' provides
a penalty for "pursuing" game and fish
with Illegal intent and makes the maxi
mum, a line of $100.
The following bills were Introduced tn
the senate Tuesday:
n V MS nv Raunders of Douglas. Mak.
Ing more speclflo the provisions of the In
heritance tax law, relating to the descent
. r. oju tfy eaunoers oi uvugins. iso
finlng the legal holiday for the state as
New Tear's day, Washington's birthday.
Arbor day Decoration day, Fourth of July,
Labor day, Thankaablvlng and Christmas.
8. F. By Saunders of Douglas. Pro-
vlrlng a 25-cent bounty for adult gophers.
B. F. 372 By Burns of Lancaster, .via King
maximum Pullman fares to be charged In
the state TO per cent of tne fares in force
ft. V. 173-Bv Phllllos of Holt. Fixing
maximum freight rates on hay, potatoes and
apples in carload lota adopting tne lowa
& F. S74 By King, of Polk. De4Aning In
tr.zlcatlne Honors as medicines, or liquors
containing 1 per cent of alcoho.
a F. 37-By King of Polk. Repealing the
law providing for separate ballot boxes for
8. 8. 876 By Epperson of Clay. To pro.
vide' for free high school education and to
establish and locate county nign scnoots.
fnd making the county board a board of
rustees for county high schools.
B. FV i77-By ' L.uoas of Harlan.. To pro
vide for the entry of townsltes by tho cor
porate authorities of Incorporated cities and
villages. .-. . -.' .
- a, r . y nunu oi oarpy. uraium
tha hours of service of tdeohone and tele
graph operators to twelve hours per day.
H. a.r By rainca or oarpy. x-rovioins;
aDDeal from judgment In forcible entry and
detention case shall not prevent removal
under execution except By consent.
8. F. too-By Clark of Adams. To author
ize the appointment and qualification of
expert accountants to assist the auditor. in
tne performance or rus nuues.
B. F. 381 Bv Clarke. To resrulate fidelity"
and surety companies by limiting the pre
miums on bonds and by providing tor re
vocation of the licenses of such companies.
8. F. 883 By Manna. Joint resolution me
moraltalng congress to establish a national
department of mining.
n. f. y tsiuiey or Lancoin. to em
power associations doing 'business under a
Arm or partnership name, and not Incor
porated, to take, hold, own and convey
real nrocerty and to make valid convey
ances heretofore made to and by such firms
ana partnership. ,
Dml In Oil Land.
PITTSBURG. Feb. 38.-A. U Beneehlm
and J. C. Trees have sold -their holdings
In the Illinois oil field lncated In Clnrk,
Crawford. Lawrence and Wabash mintlos
to T. N. Rarnsdall of this city for $1.000.ono.
The property consists of leases of 48.000
Acres In the counties named, on which are
140 producing ell wells and with a produc
tion of botween C.Q00 and 7.0W barrels a
day. By tha purchase Mr. Bnrnsdall ac
quires the largest and most valuable prop
erties in tne imnois nera.
DIAMONDS-Freneer, lain and Dodge.
FORECAST . OF THE WEATHER
new Today and Tomorrow In Ne
braska and tenth Dakota Rlslngr
Tesaneratnro Tomorrow. .
WASHINGTON, p. C Feb. 2S. -Fore
cast of the eat her for .Wednesday and
For Nebraska and South Dakota Bnow
Wednesday and Thursday; rising tempera
For IowaSnow and colder Wednesday;
For, Missouri Rain and 'much colder
Wednesday; Thursday, fair, except anow
or rath in south portion.
For Kansas Rain In south and snow In
north portion , and' v ootder Wednesday;
Thursday, ifalr. except snow tn southeast
portion. ' . ' ' , '
For Mbntana 8n6w "Wednesday and ris
ing temperature; Thursday, fair and
warmer. '. '
For Wyoming Snow Wednesday and la
southeast portion' Thursday.
For Colorado Snow in east and rain In
weat portion, colder Wednesday; Thursday,
OFFICE OF THE WEATHER BUREAU,
OMAHA, Fsb. JC-Ofnclal -record of tem
perature and precipitation, compared with
the corresponding' day of the laat three
years: , 107. 1W8. MOB. IS04.
Maximum temperature.... 1 . 17 M
Mean temperature I 38 411 10
precipitation v 0 16 T T
Temperature, and precipitation departure
from the normal at Omaha since March 1.
In comDarlson with the laat two years:
inrmi (moerature ' 7
txcess for the day.................
Total excosa since Marca 1, 1..
Normal precipitation .,..,.....,'..
Deficiency for the day .........
Total rainfall since March 1
r..i.unm. .l.j March 1. ivm.
. .os Inch
Deficiency ror cor. perux. -" J'"
Denclenoy for eer. period lis.... t.5s Inches
Reports from atatlona at 7 I.
Station and State Temp. Max.
fall. of w earner. i
Cheyenne, rtoudy a
Chlcagu. part cloudy m
Davenport, clear,. js
Xtravmt. cloudy av
ki . .w
Havre, olear I
Helena, clear .
Huron, cloudy .............
Kansas City, part cloudy.
Rapid City, cloudy
8t. louls, clear
St.' Paul, cloudy
Bait Ivikc City, snowing.
.T indicates tra of precipitation.
Udlcatss beiow sero.
U A. WalJiil, Local Forecaster,
Cream Shirt Waist
self colored dots
Splendid Values In Wash Fabrics One or the thnat
Interesting section of our store filled as it la with
cholce Sheer Lawns, Swisses and dainty white goods
lustre, all In the
THE LAW . OF '99
has made the savings bank stronger than ever. It res-,
trlcts the loans to first mortgages on real estate, not
to exceed 50 of its' value? to municipal Indebtedness
(bonds and general fund warrants) ; and to collaterals
of a steady market value. No better class of securi
ties, none .that you would prefer VOI R BANK to carry.
We pay 4 compound interest on deposits. Our
advantages are arranged for your special convenience
and we respectfully solicit your pati-onage. ; '-
OLDEST, LARGEST AND STRONGEST
SAVINGS BANK IN NEBRASKA.
Cily Savings Bank
In the Omaha Loan and Building Associa
tion and then keep It growing by adding
a little to lt every week. A, balance to
your credit will enable you to take advan
tage of a profitable opportunity should one
present Itself to you later In life. Savings
accounts earn six per 'cent interest per
annum. Why not open an account today
and be ready when fortune knpcksT
.. Building . monthly payment loans alno
made at reasonable rates of Interest and
with special privileges of payment. Full
information furnished at S. E. Corner
16th and Dodge Streets.
OMAHA LOAN AND
Q. W. L00MIS, Pres.
G. M.' NATTINGER, Sec'y.
; 30 Cents a Pound
THE REGULAR 00c GRADE
There are many Imitations, but only
one original Beaton's Every Day Choc
olates. ... . ,
Our "chocolates' are, made .every day
and packed 'In our own factory with
our own personal guarantee for purity.
Beaton Drug Co.
15th and Farnaa .
p. S. This Is no left-over, candy
from week to week, but sold every day
In .tha ye.ar.
For, our suc
cess Is that we
make the best
C 1 o t b es . in
Omaha at the
Suits, $29 to
Meet me rich'
, side up at .
' or Mi..
. Toe Soar aaakUc Glotat ts Htlose
VanUla, Orange, etc., make delicacies
Cure sore throat. Relieve
Bronchitis e&d Asthma.
Contola nothing Injurious.
. f ...... . . .
IN A FEW DAYS
Ilrllliantine Very popular, wUH"
and figures 76e value for, a.
tn stripes, checks and figures, that are exceptional-
at a special price, Wednesday, of, yard. . . lpe
Exquisite Figured Medallion Cloth Designed In d,ot,a. ' :
and floral designs. Patterns that are fully worth,.. .
60c a yard, Wednesday at, only.' yard. . . . .v.JSJy"1' -.
The Season's Hewest "Banaal 8llk"-i-Flrt Showing '
of this handsome hew material, which Is called the '
' "nrMn rtf lin.il 11 tn ttm Ml 1 V V f I nl ah t
latest shades and figures. Special
yard . . .gQi
8 BOYD'S M8r.
Entire N. T. Company nnd Production
ATtXmSAT AJTB TfaTHa.T
MONDAT AJTD TUKBOAT
pcelal Tuesday MaUaca,
.. In SAPHO
NPl I: niAlVHM ' i
B lists. Thurs..8at. . , , , .. i,j :,'
H Next Week- ' ' i : '
H Hoyt'S A TEXAS BTgCR.
Friday, March 1, 8:15 PsM.
t , . , ',
First U. E. Cbarch, 20lh aad Dav
v ;' VenporlSts.-
' SECOND ANNUAL; ,
of the Wesleyaa Oonasrvatory of Xasio,
' University rlaoe (Zdnoola)
xriTEromM nicx or uxatu, too '-j
tvss wru noiinui
At AU Xoalo Stores and Kuala tapts.
:,.. ' ' - - .. '.' '. i "V .
Vress Votes on tfce Artists I
Lelpslg, Germany: "Mr. Ppencer i pianist
1st) Is a virtuoso. Ills teihnlo, artUtlo
earnestness and the grandeur of hla In
terpretatlon are onvloclng. Ht Was.tJie
recipient of storms of apt'li0.,, . i
"Mr. Movlus' name will Vlone Insure an
"This ' remarkable little girl (Marie
Sloes) . Is fascinating In her grace, bhe
slmptjr bewitches both piano and
'"Mrs. Helms created the greatest spon
taneous enthusiasm. Even putting out the
majorlt of the lights did not cause 1M
vast audience to leave."
Mr. Foerstel's last appearance' pre
vious tb his departure with" the Chicago
Symphony Orchestra orl tour tnfoukh
Canada and the Pacific Coast. v.,f
, .... Those Ooag4ti. ,
Svery XlghWKaUaces Thajr ana.
Msrrt Osborne k Co., Charier Case, Tin
tay'k Sarke, Barry and Balverar Otara
yepaaese Tsottpe, Zviala XMWiSs,. The
BoBelses and the Xlaodreme. t '
Trtses loo, S6o, BOe. '
atatlaee Today. aso-Toals-h. a a
Willi mi' Idea) . Burlcsquers
"' " A' Whlrly Olrllc Shaw.
Tbur The Barglas and the Will.
TWENTIETH CENTURY FARMER
' Only One Dlay a Tear.
P. A. Basupavu. bwl iC Asisat. tvinsnn.
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