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THE OMAITA DAILY BEE: TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 1907.
Our Great March While Goods Sale
Commences Tuesday Morning
At 8 O'Clock
This cinlng tale comes Just when you are planning your White
EVERY YARD CRISP, FRESH AND NEW
Persian Lawns, India Linens, Linen Finished Lawns, English Nain
sooks, Long Cloths, Victoria Lawns, White Embroidered Swisses,
White Linen Suitings, White Dimities, etc.
The special prices made for this opening sale will mean a great sar
ins to all who take advantage of Iv
Howard, Cert. 10th.
afternoon session to begin at 1:S0. After
a whole lot of wrangling the motion car
Kelfer got a motion carried Instructing
.the Board of Public Lands and Buildings
to fix the floor In the dome. ,
The senate when It adjourned this evening
also decided to meet at t o'clock Instead
(Address on Statehood Anniversary.
The committee appointed In the Senate
Friday to prepare an address commemo
rative of the fortieth anniversary of the
ndinlsslon. of the state Into the union re
ported today. The add reus Was read by
Senator Saunders, chairman of the com
mittee. It Is ss follows:
Your committee, appointed to draft an
audri rs curium iiinmun the fortieth an
niversary of the auminslon of the elate of
Nebraska to the union, beg leave to report
Forty yean ago, on the first day of
March, Neliraska Itecame one of the aiatc
of thu union. 'IhU period covers but the
apan of one life. It la worth while to
puuse today In our btiay strife and review
the history of the state In whicli we live,
unci in which our a flections are centered.
A half century a no Nebraxka was a part
of what was called the great Ameruttn
desert. It broad and fertile pralrlea wete.
then regarded aa barren wntea Infented by
SHVtge men i.nd ravenous heaHta. The old
Alters dragged tlielr creaking wagon UHln
over Its broad prairies and little dreamed
of the possibilities that lay hidden therein.
The organic act constituting Nebraska a
territory wits approved May 30. 1H64. The
territory thus eMtabllaiied coinpriHed an em
pire. It lontnlned UG1,55S square miles. Its
northern boundary was Kiitlfh America,
lis southern boundary was the fortieth,
parallel of latitude; Its western boundary
Wats the snowcapped summit of the Rocky
mountains; Its eastern boundary was the
Missouri river and the Red river of the
north, and a meridian line connecting the
two. Out of this vast and uninhabited
i urea Colorado and Dukota were carved off
In 1861. In 1MS3 the territory of Utah was
taken off, leaving the present dimensions
of the state. In HCW the legislature of the
territory of Nebraska devised and rati Hod
a constitution. On July 'li, W. congress
passed a bill for the admission of Nebraska
as a stute, but President Johnston vetoed
the same. In January, 1(W7, congress again
penned a similar bill, which was again
vetoed by President Johnston. -This bill
was passed over the president's veto by a
vote of 30 to V In the snate and 120 to 41
In the house. The bill provided for the
right of suffrage regardless of race, color
or previous condition of servitude, except
as to Indians not taxed. The act of con
gress was ratified February W, 1W17, and the
fact proclaimed by the president March 1,
The present capltul was located In what
was then known ns the little hamlet of
liiiciister, and was subsequently named
Lincoln In honor of the martyred president.
History of wtate.
The history of Nebraska has nothing un
usual or romantic In It.- The first white
people probably who traversed these plains
were unconscious "of the land of promise
ns wern the forty-niners.- In the summer
of 13l Francis Vasques cross Nd the fotlletl'.
degree of latltode ami reported: "A lam'
very fat and black, with an abundance of
plums and nuts and very good sweet grnne
and mulberries." Other Spaniards report
having visited this territory. They left
their record In the old Suunlnh urohlves
mingled fact with fable. The Spaniard
pinned on and the Frenchman cams. In
1?;! Mallet brothers, French traders and
adventurers, came up the Missouri. They
lira, saw and named the Platte river and
followed 11 to Its source In the Rocky
mountains. They( wrote the story of their
Journey, the first unquestioned description
of Nebraska. The French tranper and
trnder caire and went in this region for
another sixty years. They mingled their J
blood with the Nebraska Indian trlnea, but ,
Vi."u'l " "" Thl fr,n,1 expanse
then belonged to France. Napoleon wae I
facing the crisis In his career and sold j
this great Transmlsslsslppl empire for $15,
Two Iowa Physicians Wager
... . $10,000 cn Consump
Coinnieuts by Philadelphia -'
Bfrclallst. ' '
Fort Dodge, la. Physicians In . this
section and mroughout the United Btates
are watching with much Interest the con
troversy between Dr. J. W. Kime and Dr.
T. H. Llwllty. flo.OOo Is involved on a
wsger as to the moat,rncaclous treatment
14T consumption. Dr. Kime, who Is a
well known authority on many medical
Questions and a membsr of the Htate
lioard of Health, maintains that no drug
ran cur the disease, but believes In the
open air' exclusively. While Dr. Lindley,
ot Cedar Rapids, a doctor of equal promi
nence, takes the stand In favor of a drug
' specific and discredits the valus of, the
open alf method. Patients of about the
asms vitality have been suletfted and the
tests are now under way.
Coir meriting on this wager a renowned
Specialist of the Philadelphia Clinic staffs
that the most effective treatment so far
. attained Is Uie combination of both fresh
air and certain drugs.
This was amply demonstrated in ths
experimental camps In the pine forests
.of Malua, where so many remarkable
'cures were made. He also states that this
treatment can bs followed out by any
patient In their own home If they will
adhere to It persistently.
Plenty of out-door exercise and at. all
times breathing very deeply In order to
fore the air Into all parts of the lungs.
This will soon become a riahlt and the
medicine that was used Is pine, the great
est stimulant known for ths mucuos
membraue and pulmonary organs.
For this purpose get the Concentrated
oil of pine, mix one-half ounce with a half
pint of good whiskey and add two ounces
of glycerine. This must be well shaken
and used in tablespoon doses every four
The Concentrated rdl of nine can ba ob
tained at- any prescription druggist's, but
care should be taken not to get the Iml-
tatlnns. The real article always.oome
put up In half-ounce vtals. eecurMy sealed
In round air-tight screw-top cases, which
protect It from light and heat.
MA11C11 11, 12, IS.
Entire NKW STOCK of FI RM
Tl'KK, TAHPKTS, lU'GS. LACK
CI HTAIXa and UKAPEJtlliS.
See the .NEW HTOKK and get
the benefit of the NUVKMIl
1 KICKS which these T 11 H E K
Miller, Stewart L
lt:t-l.V17 ttoath 16th Ht.
Open Saturday Evenings.
OOO.ono. The compact was closed In 13.
Thomas Jefferson then being president of
the t'nlted States. Mr. 'Jefferson sent nut
an expedition under the command of Lewis
and Clarke, who traversed the Missouri
river to Its source and held the first coun
cil ever held In the t'nlted States with the
Indians of the Ixiulsiana purchase upon
the hilltops of Fort Calhoun, August 3.
The first real settlement appeared at
Bellevua sometime in the fifties In the
beginning of the last century Manuel Lisa,
a trader of St. I.oui. was then recognised
as the master of the art of dealing with
the Indians and prince of the fur trade.
It was his Influence which prevented the
Great Flalns tribes from Joining the Brit
ish In the war Of 1S12 and sweeping down
on fit. Ixmls. The first white woman to
make her home upon Nebraska soil was
Mrs. Manuel Kiss.
In IMS the ' first stenmboat churned
slowly up the Mtsourl river. The. first
I'nited States fort was established upon
the hill nt Fort Calhoun, where Lewis anil
Clnrka held council with the Indians. A
colony of 1.000 people, soldiers, freighters,
trappers and traders. Inhabited the bluff.
This fort was abandoned In 1M7.
The first wagon train to cross the great
plains of Nebraska -n In 1"W2 under the
command of Captain Bonneville, whose ro
mantic story has been told by Washington
Irving. In 1833 Rev Moses P. Merrill and
wife, the first mlselr n irles. arrived In Ne-,
iiinska and began mission work among tne
oto Indians. Tho first school was opened
by Mrs. Merrill, attended by Indians and
half breed children.
Fremont enme In 1S4? and traversed the
state east nnd west, leaving as a monument
his name for one of the flourishing cities
i n the Platte river.
Secretary of War -Wilklns. In his report
November 30. 1S44, first mentions the name
Ten thousand Mormons settled tempo
rarily In Nebraska In 1S4H and 1847. The
Kansas-Nebraska bill, so historic, was then
being agitated by Stephen A. Douglas. The
Mormons passed cn; the plains of Nebraska
were not suitable homes for polygamlsts.
The great prairie was then white with
prairie schooners. Fifty thousnnd people
In a single year crossed the plains onward
toward the Eldorndo or California.
Homestead Bill Brings Settlers.
The great Issue of freedom and slavery
was before congress In Washington. All
compronilr.es had failed, all truces had
lieen broken. The question whether these
broad prairies should be slave or free be
came one if the real Issues In the nation.
After the war. congress having granted
free homes to those who saw fit. to live In
this wild primeval waste, the first settlers,
the sturdy old pioneers, the men who had
saved the union, loaded their families Into
the prairie schtonera and dotted the broad
prairies of Nebraska with their shanties
and sod houses. This was the beginning of
permanent settlement. It, was of these that
"We cross the prairies as of old our fath
ers crossed the sea
To make the west as they the east, the
homestead cf the free."
Events began to happen rapidly: The
territory began to develop, the Union Pa
cific railroad was built, Thomas Cuming,
who niadf) Omaha the capital of Nebraska,
succeeded Francis Burt, who died eleven
days after arrival at Bellevue. The usual
hardships of pioneer life followed, but still
the tide of emigration pressed on. The
valleys of the Blue, Elkhorn and Loup
were soon sprinkled with the settlers' log
Bofore state rule came on Governor Alvln
Saunders was appointed by President Abra
ham Lincoln as the last governor of this
territory. His son is an honored member
of this legislature.
Out of this sparsely settled country two
regiments of soldiers were furnished to
the government. General John M. Thayer
and Colonel Robert W. Furnas were In
command of these regiments.
The Nebraska of today beat little re
semblance to the Nebraska of that period.
WhAr. t ) a HuS'itln Ih.n r im m a A tiA a r or
fln(1 populous cities nnd comfortable build-
n(rs Ctlt nt a wilderness has sprung an
empire throbbing with commercial life and
Nebraska todav Is an honored name and
her destiny Is no longer a matter of
All honor to Nebraska, the home of our
adoption, the pride of our mature years.
"Fh knows that she was born to be
The mother of a mighty race;
Heroic sons whom reverence seeks
Daughters to wear all grace--That
on her. soil there yet may rise
Whatevrr prospects good men prlxe;
The pure church, up whose heaven-topped
Creeps the long sunset's lingering fire;
The college In whose reverend shade
t'npollshed youths are Grecians mad;
And tasteful -nomes. and those calm keeps
Where musing memory broods and weeps,
the knows, elate, that she was born
To hlend the sunset with the morn;
To add new vigor to the chain
That links the mountain to the main; -Till,
growing greater and more great,
She site the peer of everv state:
And all shall love and call her blest
The Virgin Mother of the West."
Good Chance for Annexation.
Friends of the bill which provides for
the consolidation of the cities of Omaha and
South, Omaha are receiving much encour
agement and believe now they will be able
to puss the bill through the house. Harvey
stands sponsor for the bill, which the dele
gation will endeavor to pass, and he was
badly wanted in the house thia afternoon
to help out a portion of the delegation, on
a general boost for the measure, but It Is
presumed his duties held him In Omaha.
Mike .Lee secured another convert to the
cause, and since the appearance of the
delegation from "South Omaha asking for
annexation friends of the bill have been
Hart Hill Rejected.
With a goodly' number of the committee
absent, the reveiTue committee of the house
this afternoon recommended for Indefinite
postponement the bill of Hart of Torkvto
decrease the membership of the State
Board of Assessment by cutting out Landl
Commissioner Raton and Auditor Searle
leaving the board composed of Governor J
Sheldon, Ties surer Brian and Secretary i
of State Junkln. A Aghttwlll be made on !
the floor of the house whin the committee .
) report is read. The action of Mr. Searl?
j , ... '
' "V '-"" '
. uur.ng me lan iwo years inspired
the Introduction of the bill.
noiTlSB PROt KKdlSlUS OF HOI SK
Snmher of Bills Passed
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, March 4 (Special.) The house
passed the following bills:
. F. ?17-By King of Polk. Free hlirh
i 11. K. 2u7 By Graff of Cuming. Hiving
! county boards light of eminent domain fur
: the prote-tlon of roads and bridges.
II K. 21&-By Rudipund of Nemaha. Jus
tice of the pence and comity Judge Jtirls
! dl tlon bill. ,
i 11. R. By Walsh of Poutlss. Com-'
pelllng at least one member of county board
to attend convention of Stale Beard cf
Charities and Correction.
II. R. UM By (juackenbnah. Memorialis
ing congress to call a constitutional oun
veutlon for anti-polygamy amendment.
i 11. R. It's By Fletcher of AnteKipe. Es
tablishment and vacation of private roads
and for maintenance of such roads eatabr
II. R CS4 By Knowles of Dodge. Amend- i
. Ing charter of cities of from i.uti to A,uti0
11. R. 6 By I-ee.' Police rommissiuners of
Onmha nhall nut be candidates for office. i
II. R. s-tty Farley of Hmiltu. In-
f creasing the price of supreme court reports
II. R. 225 B Howe of Nemaha. Provld.
county board from Ihe establishment or re
fusal to establish public roads.
H. R. ti By K P. Brown of Lancaster.
Providing that granting or refusing to grant
a nw trial rhall be a final ordT.
II. R. -y Clarke of Douglas. Olvlng
clljr rouiK'll nf Omaha, power to widen or
H. R. l.i By Noyea of Cass. Regulating
licensing of automobiles.
II. R. lto By Dodge of Douglas. Eviction
H. R- 214 By Redmond of Nemaha. Court
commission In district court to compute
ROVTMK PROCEEDINGS OP 8ES ATH
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. March ' 4. (Special.) With
barely a quorum present the senate con
vened this afternoon at 1 o'clock. Before
the session had gone far the other senator
drifted In until there were thirty In their
seats. Wilsey of Frontier started the busi
ness by Introducing a resolution request
ing the state railway . commission to In
vestigate the cause of a car shortage and
empowering It to take evidence.
On reports of standing committees the
following bills were placd on general file:
H. R. 17-By McMullen. Requiring uni
versity" regents to hold open meetings ex
cept where the Interests of the university
require a closed meeting.
8. F. 2KS By Randall. Making mandatory
the statute tenulring the university regents
to furnish text hooks to students at cost,
and to supply funds to poor students under
certain conditions. .
8. F. 3-14 By King. Prescribing terms for
conferring degrees by colleges, universities
and normal schools. .
H. R. 3T3 The anti-pass bill. was read
for the. first time.
The following bills were pased:
8. F. " 47 By McKesson. ' Providing for
the publication of an abstract of the state
ment tiled by Insurunce companies with the
auditor, department. Gibson, Latta and
Phillips voting no.
8. F. 104 By Patrick. . Requiring rail
roads to hold valid all tickets when pre
sented by bona nde holders. Thomas vote'
8. F. 118 Bv fish and game committee,
Amending statute relating to III-gal Ashing
and prescribing a maximum penalty of $60.
S. F. J02 By AldrlcW. To prohibit dis
crimination and rebates by Insurance com
S. F. 2P3 By Aldrlch. Prohibiting the use
of life , Insurance funds for political pur
poses by companies.
B. F. 307 By Aldrlch. Prohibiting mis
representation as to terms of pollcl-s or
benefits accruing under them. Thomas
S. F. 20R-By Aldrlch. Making life In
surance solicitors agents of the companies
and not of the Insured. Thomas and Mc
Kesson voted no.
8. F. 210 By Aldrlch. Regulating th
salaries of Insurance officials and prohibit
ing the payment of salaries of more than
$60,000 a year.
The big fight was expected to take pMce
on B. F. 212, which requires an annual ap
portionment and accounting of the di
visable surplus, but when It came up
Ashton of Hnll said he wanted jnore time
to examine It and on his motion the order
of third reading was passed.
The senate then went Into committee of
the whole and pnt the remainder of the
afternoon session considering 8. F. 189, by
Aldrlch, the principal effect of which Is to
Increase the salaries for county attorneys.
Some of the senators from the small coun
ties objected to the Increase allowed In
their counties and -a hot fight. In which
personalities passed In several instances
Finally the section of the bill relating
to salaries was taken up in detail and
amended, the amendment providing for an
Increase In most cases over present sal
aries, but substantially reducing the sal
aries proposed In the bill. The schedule
as Anally agreed on Is. as follows: In
counties under 2,(00, $C00; from 2,000 to 4.000,
$500; from 4,000 to 8,000. $800; from' $.000 to
12,000, $1,000; from 12.000 to 16,000. $1,100; from
16,000 to 20.000. $1,200; from 20,000 to .30,000,
$1,400; from 30,000 to 40,000. $l,S0O; from
4a 000 to 100,000, $:,80C- over 100,000. $3,600.
The Aght on the bill by the senators in
whose counties salaries were raised over
their objection carried the fight to the floor
of the senate and sought to .prevent the
approval of the report ot the committee,
but they failed.
To Care- n Cold In On Day
Take LAXATIVE BROMO Quinine Tablets.
Druggists refund money if it falls to cure.
E. W. Grove's signature is on each box. 2&c
ACTUAL DAYS CONSIDERED
Railroad Contracts to Be Based on
fcew Rale for Welghtna;
WASHINGTON, March 4-Ona of the
last official acts of Mr. Cortelyou as post
master general was tho Issuance of the fol
Whenever the weight of mall Is taken on
railroad routes the whole number of days
the malls are weighed shall be used as a
dlvlscr for obtaining the average weight
It Is the custom to weigh the malls every
four years for ninety successive "working
days." The weight of the malls carried on
Sundays being Included, the total number
of days the mall weight actually was taken
aggregated 108 In the three months' weigh
ing. Instead of dividing the total for Ihs
105 days by 106 to obtain the average dally
weight, It was divided by 80. the number of
"working days." This ssytem waa of im
mense advantage to the railroads, as, by it
their daily weight cn which they were paid
by the government was Increased mater
ially. Hereafter under today's order the actual
number of days for which the weight of
mall Is taken will be used as the divisor.
so that If a railroad carries mall seven days
each week. Its dally average weight Will
be determined by the Inclusion of Sundays
In the divisor.'
Face of earmark's Threat Gal-
llntrer Suspends the Fight.
WASHINGTON. March 4.-The ship sub
sidy bill, which has bean before congress
In a more or less prominent way 'for the
last two yeans, and for the last two days
in a more acute form, Anally received Its
1"1Mu ln .the "e"",e at " :clock tody
when Senator Galllnger. ln charge of the
measure, arose ar.d Anally announced his
decision not to. press it fur further con
sideration. Before making this announce
ment he made a last request for a vote,
whereupon Mr. Carmack expressed his re
gret "that the bill would still lead to ex-
tended debate." Thereupon Mr. Galllnger
made the flna, announ(.,m,nt that he wouij
i . fl,r,h,r nre. ,K. i,,ai,. dorm, this
session. Before, however, he came to this
statement he entered Into a furious though
brief argument In support of the bill. Two
daya of "frivolous debate," he said, had
occurred on the measure, and he felt It to
be his duty to call attention to the salient
points Involved In connection with the sub
In pise of Coffee
doe give relief from
O'NEILL TIP IS STRAIGIH
EhiTsly Trtetically Admits Western
Leigas ii te Oet Topes' s,
MEETING TO PASS ON THE PROPOSITION
Indications that Resnlt Will Bo
Slx-tlnh tlrenlt In the Shlvely
KANSAS CITT, March 4.-(8peclal 'Tele
egTam.) Although President D. M. Bhively
of the Western Base Ball association will
not admit that Topeka is to become the
property of the Western league, the In
ference is drawn that his association Is
about to lose the best paying city in Its
After being shown a dispatch from Chi
cago stating that Topeka had been awarded
to the Western league, Shlvely acknowl
edged that President O'Neill would shortly
forward a check to cover the draft price
of Topeka and that upon Its receipt he
would call a meeting of Western association
magnates to determine what should be
done In regard to the proposition.
Following Shlvrly'e assertion that under
no circumstances would he allow Topeka
to be drafted Into faster company, today's
statement looks as If the Western asso
ciation president had undergone a change
Since Saturday's conference at Buffalo,
O'Neill has been quoted repeatedly as hav
ing been awarded Topeka. Shlvely, on the
other hapd, asserts -that the matter la still
open and will not be finally acted upon
for some days. His acknowledgement that
he will shortly call a meeting of magnates
to consider O'Neill's proposition Is taken to
mean that there Is every prospect of To
peka being lost to the Western assocla-
lon. Should this be the case, the out
look for Shlvely's organisation seemsL. ex
tremely gloomy, there being no equally
desirable city to take the place of To
peka. It probably will mean that the
Western association will become a six-club
TWO BIG JOBS FOR BURNS
Matches with Jim Pnrr and
Simmer Ahead of Farmer
This Week. -
Omaha's first international wrestling
match of Importance will be held at the
Auditorium Tuesday night hnd, Judging
from the numerous Inquiries which are
coming from all neighboring towns, the big
structure will be taxed to hold the crowd.
When Farmer Burns and Jim Parr meet
at the Auditorium the sport-loving public
of Omaha will see two men who should be
about as equally matched aa It Is possible
for a matchmaker to arrange.' Burns Is
without a peer at the catch-ns-catch-can-style,
excepting Frank Gotch. who Is a
pupil of Burns but Parr la a younger man
nnd a trifle more active, and may be able
to wear Farmer Burns out may be, only.
The wrestling game has caught on In
great shape In Omaha and will continue to
hold the publlo as long as Manager Glllan
can get the best wrestlers and matches
"If I am to wrestle at Creston Thursday
I don't know It" was Farmer Burns' re
mark - on reading the story that
he was to wrestle Matt Simmer
at Creston, la., Thursday. "But if The
Bee says so. It must be so. and so I will
wrestle Simmer there Thursday night.
Thursday nlght-let me see, I wrestle here
Tuesday night oh, yes, that will give me
plenty of , time to reacn creston. i u oe
In this careless' sort of way the old vet
eran treated the . matter. To wrestlo Hhe
champion of Kngland and wrestle a man
weighing 250 pounds, eighty pounds more
than himself, two nights later, was to mm
merely a matter of time time enough to
get from Omaha to Creston. This for
man 46 vears of acre.
"I could nut 200 Farmer Burns to work
If I had them," he added. "They are book
ing me at so many places.
An eastern Arm offers bhi cents apiece for
crows. Here Is a chance for the hunters
to get rich, for a shell costs but 4 cents, so
there is a clear profit of 14 cents per crow,
Nebraska hunters are honor again that
the quail season was not entirely cut off
by the astute legislature. Many argue wen
that a short open season Is better than a
closed reason for the birds themselves.
Danny Shay of Stockton is now said to
ontect to the salary offered mm ny isew
York and may not sign for the coming
season. It's a good thing fcr a working
man to be able to turn down an offer Just
because It la made.
Manager McClnskey of the cardinals says
that Pitcher "Huster Brown is wortn
every penny rf $10,000 and will not sell the
piaver for less. i,et s see, it noc iters, wno
waa It that trained "Buster?" Yes, Pa
Rourke, that a right.
Aside from what It cost to build Amer
ican league park. Mr. Parrel I has paid out
more than IajO.Ou) trying to land a pennant
during the last four seasons. Of this
amount nearly $50.0n0 wss spent for new
players. There were handsome returns In
the form of gate receipts. But the Greater
New York club will have to experience two
prosperous seasons before it is on velvet.
During the last week the Pittsburg club
received the signed contract of First Base
man Nealon. I
The Cincinnati club has stricken the
name of Catcher George Starnagle from Its
WITH THIS BOWLBHIly
The Falstaffs, aa usual, took all three
games from the Patterson Daily News laat
night on the Metropolitan alleys. The Fal
staffs eecm to have a grudge against Pat's
team, for every time they bowl them they
roll their highest game. Beaelln, with his
new ball. Is certainly coming rlaht to the
front. Captain Pat of the News was the1
only one on bla team to reach 600, getting
a total of 5-'li. Tonight Armours against hi
Caudllloa and the Life Malta against Omaha
Bicycles oi the basement alleys. Scores:
1st. 2d. 3d. Total
Jay 17 177 178
Klauck 10 2"3 17'i
Beseila 211 11 16
Berger 14 1S1
LaVlgne 17 190 168
Totals s70 W6
-PATTERSON'S DAILY NEWS.
87 817 814 Z,tt
The Dreshers turned In last night and
gave the leaders a hard beating at the As
sociation alleys, winning two games and
finishing only one pin behind, on actual
pins in totals. Councilman Sheldon led all
the men on totals with ul, and the city
abstractor had ths best single game with
2. Teams tonight are Cudahys and O.
D. Ka. Scores:
Hartley 236 172
Frltsclier r! 174
Cochran 1T 173
v.,w ; m K3
Anderson , ...160 183
Totals W0 L4
, 1st. 2d.
Chatelaln loll IX
("a t her wood ..w 12 17u
Gordy 11 1
Goff 179 HI
Bheldun -. 173 213
Handicap Ii a-
S37 L.04S t&T 2. kit
Anaatear Bllllara C naaanlonskla.
P1KW YORK. March 4. The amateur Wl
lUSd championship tournament began to
night at the Itiderkrans club. The condi
tions called for games of 0 points, 14.2
bulk line. The entrants are K V. Gardner
cf Parnate. N. J.. J. Ferdinand poggetierg
bf the Leiderkrun? and Cliarles F. Conk-
J I I '
A FEW DAYS
fs-ssBSBswa.'-aa NuissaMM) 1
11 it's price you are considering you
If It's quality you make a mistake to go
Grand Display of Ladies
VVhltP India L(mn Waists with 68
sorted size black polka dots,
pleated down the entire front,
emtroldery Insertion down front
box pleat, neat for street C
wear Tuesday ...'
New Shirt Effects
Fine Madras, black hair lines,
check, broad Gibson front, pocket
tucked collar very Crt
nobby, for I.aJU
Elegant Lingerie Waists
Dainty lingerie material, new fish
net laces, baby Irish, German
Vale, and other beautiful laces
In new Ideas, at $12.50, $9.90,
7.95. $6.95, $4.95 J C(
down to . f nii
lln of Chicago. Dr. U L. Mlal of this city,
Calvin Demarest, a young Chicago player,
and J. M. C. Rclla of Philadelphia. Rolls
and Demarest played tonight, the former
winnina the bank. Demurest won ine
match In thirty-second Inning. Score: De
marest, 310; Holla, MB.
Basket Ball at Claries.
CI, ARKS, Neb., March 4.-Speelal.)
Clnrks and Columbus Hlgn srnool Doys
and girls met ln the Columbus High school
gymnasium Friday for a double-header In
basket Dan. l ne nrsi game w ik-iwctii
the bovs of the two schools and resulted
Clarks" 30, Columbua 19. The second game
was between the two girls' teams and re
sulted 23 to 5 ln favor of the Columbus
girls. A reception was tendered to the vie.
linn the home of Mr. Farraud and a
good time was enjoyed by the Clarks people.
The loiiowing is ine nneup ui uit i
Clark a I
.R F. R g -.HarrlaU Mora
..L.F. L.F labl An1raon
...IC.lt Lscllla Stanlay
. .C. C Hell Daniels
. .L.O. L.O Anna Banna
..L.O. H-Q Maud Vanrtrhlf
and Cleo Stearns
Referee: Mae Little of Clarka. Umpire:
V. II. Huntemer of Columbus,
riarka 10 Colommia 1
R. Dnuglaa R F. R.F. John Ntar
H. puraon a,.r. L..r ....ura
W. Pollard C. C John Rattrnian
H. Kokinr L.O. L.0 Arthur Llnrtrum
F. Powell R.O. R.o Joe MrCloud
Referee: W. C. Knight of Clarka. Um
pire: W. II. Huntemer of Columbus.
Judgment Against Brooklyn Clnw.
vrw viii- Morch 4 Judgment for 152,-
009 was obtained by the Baltimore base ball
club against the Brooklyn base ball club in
tho supreme court in jersey uy "
default. Attorneys for the plaintiff say thy
will anolv for a receiver. The Brooklyn
club Is incorporated ln New Jersey. The
claim dated from woo, wnen ine oummure
club left the National league and several
of Its players went to Brooklyn. The claim
waa for )to,uw witn interest
, -1 ii
. Marksmen Flock to Falls City.
FALI-8 CITT, Neb March 4. Specla.)--,
RMlv Veach. "the blue rock marksman."
will be here March 22 and 23. This attruo-tlon-
will be well attended; forty or flftr
amateur marksmen and many professionals
will be here. Captain Hardy will give an
exhibition. Falls City merchants and bus
iness men have responded liberally and
there will be -0 added money.
St. Pan! Defeats Central City.
BT. PAUL, Neb.. March 4.-Speclal.)
The Central City boys' basket bill team,
which holds the Intercollegiate champion
ship, was defeated here by the Bt. Paul
Business college boys' team In a spirited
game, the score standing 34 to 26. The
Central City team has only been defeated
once before In three years and that waa
by the State university team.
22 karat wedding rings, Edholrn. Jeweler,
DIAMONDS Frenser, Uth and Dodge,
RAILROADS ADVANCE WAGES
Conductors and Brakeroea Tendered
More Par fcy Several Northern
8T. PAUL, ' March 4.-Followlng the
agreement entered Into by forty-two gen
eral managers, representing alt the lines
In the west, the Great Northern and the
Northern Pacific railroads, the Boo, and
all the roads entering Into St. Paul, have
offered their trainmen and conductors a
raise )n pay.
Thla offer waa made after a special meet
ing of the traffic officials of the road ln
the Northern Pacific offices Saturday,
which waa held to consider the decision
reached by the managers. The men have
asked for a 13 per cent Increase.
The increases which they will be offered
are as follows:
Conductors In the paaaenger service (10
Passenger baggagemen. SB a month.
Passenger brakemen and flagmen, 5 per
month. 1 x
Freight conductors and Bremen, 10 per
cent increase, based on the schedule) pre
vailing prior to November 1, 1908.
Proportionate and equable offers of In
crease will be tendered to all branches of
Swettenhaat Has Resign.
LONDON. March 4.-4:30 p. m. The resig
nation of Governor Swettenham of Jamaica
IN OT. LOUIS
18 THE WHITE HOUSE
OF THE WEST.""
' The White House in St. Louis occupies
the most commanding site In the business
section of Jiat city on Washington Av
enue at 17th Street. It is the home of the
Brown 8 hoe Co. and is the most modern,
best equipped and most substantial plant
ln the world. In the six big manufactur
ing plants of this Company are made
White House Bhoes for men and women.
Buster Brown Blue Rlhon Shoes for boys
and girls, and other 8tar-6-8tar Special
ties in Shoes, which have an International
reputation and are sold at retail bv such
pnnivrnl llenrv Rleifel Co.. -of Boston:
f,4? tilegel-Cooper Co,, of New York and Chl
i 5 ' cago. and equally representative dealers
all over tne I nltea Males;. mis comiianj
being the first Ht. Louis shoe manufactur
ers to lnvsde Boston, the original home
of shoe manufacturing, and to place their
line with the largest retail distributors ln
New England. Thla' waa the only Hhoe
Company awarded a Double Grand Prise
at the St. Louts World's Fair. Ttsi
manufacturing capacity Is over twelve
million dollars per annum. Their gain
in shipments for February. 1907. were
more than 1 40.000.00. over February.
190S. They have one hundred and three
traveling as lea men. who represent them
In every State of the Union, and have
just left headquarters with samples of
ever six hundred stvles of shoes.
Merchanta Interested should write at
once, and any visiting St. loila should
not fail to rail at the White House and
see this wonderful plant handle and ship
to the trsde over fifty thousand dollars'
worth of shoes In ten hours.
"""" " 1 " ' 1 LjJI'iSSSsi m trwrrr; 1 1 .JV-iT - T "Un I
an nl5(fiowAi!n I
n.s nvt mm IS
5c and 10c Lace Sale
Two big bargain tables heaped
with a great assortment of fine
not top, Normandy vals, point
Paris andTorchon laces, with in
sertions to match, regular values
were 10c to 60c Tuesday In
10c to 20c values Tuesday,
will go at
25c to 50 values, Tuesday,
will go at . ,
White Goods Specials
English nainsooks, very sheer, soft
chamois finish, fine cambric
yarn, 36 inches wide, our in
regular 15c quality, yard . 1UC
One big table of dotted Swisses,
striped organdies, checked nain
sooks and a host of other new
season's fabrics, all 25c
yard values, Tuesday
has become an accomplished fact and he
will leave that island so soon as his affairs
can be arranged.
The governor sent in his resignation Jan
uary a Ss a result of the Incident Involv
ing Rear Admiral Davis. It was the de
sire of both the American and the British
governments to smooth the troubles over,
and the Colonial office while tentatively ac
cepting the governors resignation, left the
door open for him to reconsider the mat
ter, but according to a statement by Under
Colonial Secretary Churchill In Jlhe House
of Commons this afternoon Swettenham has
now definitely decided to resign.
Piles Cnrert In n te 14 Daya.
Paso Ointment, will cure any casee of
ttchfng. Blind, Bleeding or Protudlng piles.
At all druggists 60 cents.
EYE SPECIALISTS. Huteaon Optical Co.
If you have anything to trade advertise
It In the For Exchange column of The
Bee Want Ad page.
Orchard & Wilhclm
1414-1618 So. 16th St.
TM nsx vaav 1 W
T"HERE is dignity, a"tone,'
1 ln t fine Oriental rug
that is characteristic. It ap
peals to us all. We admire
the blending of color and the
intricacy of design, but how
often the price is quite pro
hibitive. ' At a mere fraction
of the cost, an "Imperial"
Smyrna gives us the same
rich colors and choice designs.
AU sizes from 18x36 inches
to 12 x 18 feet.
Csstlaa. Ths-seknlne "Imperial" bt Oe
Trad Stark "L a. a.
Is the watchword for health and rigor, com
fort and beauty. Mankind is learning not
only the necessity but the luxury of clean
liness. S A FOLIO, which has wrought
such changes In the home, announces her
FOR TOILET AND BATH
A special soap which snergizes ths whole
body, starts the circulation and leaves an
exhilarating glow. A li frtr and JrvfgiiU,
YOU CAN RENT
ANY MAKE FOR
$2.50 per month
rOX TYPEWRITER. AND
1522 FARNAM STS.
Phone Doug. 8874. Omaha, Xeb.
vctTmoa raaroa oobuastt,
SOV sTerta IT Ossaaa.
Woraa la ine smtbs
will lrade here
A back order shipment of our own
Imported "Chiffon Lisse". this
is unquestionably the most beau
tiful fabric of the season. Deli
cate evening shades and
well w'th 50c yd., Tuesda atJC
Embroideries I2c & 7'c
Edges, bands, Insertions and head
ings, medium and narrow widths,
old everywhere at 10c to 30c a
' yard Tuesday you will find
hem ln this lot at, yard 7 I
124cand I 2 C
15c India Unoo. 8c Yard The
great sale of 15c India llnons
will continue Tuesday. Extra
wide sleeve, fine 16c India Q
llnon, on sale, yard 7C
10c Gingham, 7,c Yard The
great sale of 10c ginghams con
tinues beautiful dress "7 1
ginghams, yard I 2 C
IT'S not only that you see the newest
tailoring fabrics First at NlcoH's -
but you'll see novelties ln cloth that
you'll not find on display elsewhere,
These fabrics are exclusive with
A wide range or styles and mi
give you an almost endless variety
select from. Suppose you drop
(fl tetst r
Trousers $5 to $12 Suits $20 to 550
WILLIAM JCRRCJMQ' GOKS,
200-11 "So. 15th St,
AMUSE JiE JITS.
BOYD'S r.:rd Mgrs.
BPKOIAX. MATXsTlIB TODAY
- jsi . m a sx '
-FIRST VISIT TO OMAHA.
Prices, 60c to 32.00.
WKSBTHSDAT TKU JtSS AY
Bpeolal. Thursday Mat.,
Laat Beaaon's Big Success
THE LION AND THE MOUSE!
Prices, evenings, 25c to -'; mat., 25c H
io aj.ou. i
Trlday Saturday Batnrday Hatlnae I
LILLIAN Rl'SSELL, In
TONIGHT PROFESSIONAL MATI
Hoyt's A Texas Gteer
Mats., Thursday, Saturday.
Next week: THE CRISIS.
Vkou Souglaa 494.
Brery WirM, Matinees, Thar., tot,' Sua.
The Yadettes Woman's Orchestra, Dan
Burke and alls School Qlrls. x,g veola.
Maae Bros., X.onard and Ijonle, ray aad
Tonight, S:15 Ma Usee Wednesday !
A Story of Old New Kngland,
THE WARNING BELL
Thur Ernest Hogan In Rufus Rastus
4 sTlg-'., Com. Buiu, March S Mats. Bum.
"Her Fatal Error"
Nights. 26c-l5c-60c-75c. Mat, 16c-26o-J6a.
mil Ooaacll Bluffs
Tues. March 5
D I X E Y in
THE MAN ON THE BOX
Mr. Slsey does mot play Omaha,
y-iiose aac to 11.04. -
The Little CeerSta Magnet and HeraOvrn
Prices I6c and Kc. sWais now on sale at bnx
office, lfth et Farnam Su Phone Doug.
TRY A FRY
Our Oyster Frys hare a repuUtlo
gained by the warm recoininendutlop giv-n
us by our regular patrons. We want you
to share with them the good tiling we
ha.- ia 1 -'1 . ' " Lobslars
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