Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, April 28, 1907, WANT AD SECTION, Page 6, Image 41

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Qicaro Grea. VJsstera Fnyi toti and
Eeadi Cff Liw fnlts.
rrannartlnon of thi Wk llnra
Mostly to Do with the Sale
of Ultra for llomra
or InTratnirat.
Two Down Town Building Sites Now Prominently Before the Public
Fnllmaa Caravan Ordered to Aeorarmedate
Commercial Club Eicnrsiov
J. W. Umpnta Wlna Klrat Prise for
Dealcai ( Cover to Koolc
Boa m In a; tho Bis
i i '
. Among the Important drvrlopmnt In
rtal estate during; the last wwk wns tlie
rquislMon of a number of lota by th
Chics.)' Circa t Western railroad adjoining
Its r!Klit-tif-var to the freltflit 1 xit at
Blxteetitli and Iuvcnworth strr-iMs. Many
lota In thp vicinity were bought at prlvntaj
Ml about one month bko, when nearly
ths rntlro frontasre on Nineteenth street
from Mnsnn to Leavenworth streets was
aeoulreiJ. The lots lUKht last wetk were
principally from owners who had refused
to sell their holdliiRS adjoining the rljrht-Of-way
and were oontpnii'Iatlna; bringing
actions fir damages on account of the
alleged injury to their lots by the excava
tion of the cuts from the right-of-way.
Such artlon was forestalled by the rullroad
company after negotiation for the re
mainder of the lota affected and amic
able arrangements were madti whereby
the title passed to the company at a fair
Most of the lots bought are on Nine
teenth street, with only one on Twentieth
afreet, and were alleged to be damarvd
by the deep cut necessary for the rlght-of-Way,
which Is 200 feet wide and will cloae
all access from the lots to the street. The
total transactions of the last deal repre
sented an Investment of S77,uOO and other
lots are to be acquired by condemnation
proceedings In case of refusal on the part
f owners to accept the price offered by
tlia company.
Much activity has been displayed during
ths last week In real estate in the western
residence section of the city and frequent
ales were reported. Among the Im
portant sales was that of the Richard B.
Wlthnell homo, at 3611 Harney street, to
Samuel 9. Caldwell for $0,500, and at
least $2,000 will be spent by the purchaser
In Improvements. The property Is well
known to Omaha as having been leased
at various times to many prominent fam
ilies and Is now occupied by Dr. Frederick
Another transaction In the West Farnam
street dUtrlct was the sale of the six-room
modern house at the southwest corner of
Forty-first and Farnam streets to Oeorge
J. Morris for $l.a.K) by Bhlmer & Chase.
Mr. Morris has been a heavy Investor In
residence property In that section ami
thought another small cottage last week
situated near Forty-first and Jackson
treets for 11.300.
Webster Groves bought the large lot and
house near the northwest corner of Thlrty
sen.nd nml Cuss streets from Henry H.
Salisbury for $3,00 and a lot adjoining that
of Mr. Grows wus sold last week for Sl.UO
as an Investment.
Charles J. Oreene bas secured title to
his home, bought some time ago at 8T23
Harney street for $9,6uO, for which UeedB
wcro recorded early last week.
Contrary to a report that has gained
circulation that the real estate holdings of
the late Count Crelghton were to bo thrown
on tho market for sale within the next week
or ten days. It has been authoritatively
stated by John Daugherty, representing the
Crelghton Real Estate company, that no
forced salo of the property will be had. The
various large tracts owned by Ctmnt
Crelghton will be nuld, but only In the
regular course of business and the John A.
Crelghton Real Estate company will con
tinue Its corporate existence.
The Payne Investment company reports
the following sales for the week: The
eight-room huuso of Constance M. Ilell at
iX3 Franklin street to Oeorge Marshall for
$3,000; a lot at Forty-second and Cuming,
from Joseph O'Hanlon to Lulu M. Llllle, for
$700; two lots at Forty-eighth and lilondo
for I B. Graddy ti William Craven for
$400; the northeust corner of Fortieth and
Franklin to H. H. Btlnger for $&00.
An Important sale of small factory prop
erty Is that reported by George & Co. of
the three-atory brick factory and large
lot nt tho northeast corner of Twenty
eighth and Boyd streets, which was for
mally occupied and owned by the On Time
Yeast company. This property was Mild
early In the week to H. C. I'eters of Wau
IK'ta for approximately JS.OOO and the plant
will probably be put In full Operation by
the purchaser. Tho proporty Includes the
large brick factory building, which Is
equipped with complete machinery for
yeast manufacturing, and the half block
of vacant land adjoining the factory. The
plant has trackage facilities on the Omaha
belt line. When the On Time Yeast com
pany was absorbed by the Yeast trust last
fall the fuctory was closed, even though a
profitable business had been worked up.
Business property Leavenworth street
will receive a decided Impetus with the Im
provements contemplated to the large tract
owned by the estate of Milton Rogers on
Jeavenworth between Nineteenth and
Twentieth streets. Contracts have been let
by Herbert Rogers on behalf of the estate
for grading the lot and razing the old
house on the tract, which was formerly
used as a Keeley Institute. Tha let has a
frontage of the entire block on the north
side of Leavenworth street and Is 800 feet
Don't Know the
the best hoe for the mony.
popular with the ladies. Easily handled, never bursts.
Lawn r.lowcrs. Cadet
U-lnch 92.75 lt-lnch 93.00
16-lach $3.25
ball bearing, CONTINENTAL and others.
jas. moot ik sons CO.
A Man m wa m, nn'simi mm iaa
.;" ' ' " v ;
deep. A bluff, about twelve feet In height
at the highest point, will be removed, when
the tract will be platted and placed on the
nuu-kct. Mr. Rogers contemplates erectlujr
a row of brick Huts on, the north huif of
the lot and a full block of brick stores and
flats on the Leuvunwurth street side, leav
ing but the Twentieth street frontage for
Mrs. Charlotte M. Davis bas contracted
with Architect J. li. Mason for plans and
siKcincatlous fur a new $-!,io0 resldencu,
which will be erected this Hpring on her lot
at 112 North Forty-jecond street. The new
resldi-ncw will be of frame, two stories In
height and completely modern.
A new residence subdivision In the
Hanscom park district to be known as
Luna park has been opened and placed on
the market by the sulo of nn acreage
tract near Thirty-sixth and Marcy streets
by Mrs. Mary 11. Dundy, widow of the
late Judgo Dundy, to Frank D. Drown.
Two lots In the new subdivision have been
sold to Mr. Brown, onu corner lot to
Charles Dundy for $1,400 and an adjoining
lot to Katherlna Powers for S'-WO.
O. M. Wright has bought the modern
ft cry and a half frame house at 3319
Hamilton street, through J. H. Dumont & j
Son, for $'.',"j0. The property was bougrit
as un Investment and has a monthly rental
of $J8.
As soon aa a suitable site with ample
yard space nnd trackage can be secured
the main yards and distributing ware
houses of the Bowman-Krani Lumber
company of Sioux City will be removed to
Omaha and several cites are now under
consideration by officers of the company
with a view to purchase or lease. H. O.
Krans of the lumber company has leased
offices In the New York Life building and
rented a home near Park avenue and
Leavenworth streets with the Intention of
making his permanent residence In tho
city. The lumber company lias an exten
sive line of yards In several of tha ad
joining states and Is removing to Omaha
because of the superior advantages of the
city as a distributing center. The com
pany also has large forestry Interests In
British Columbia and Loulslanla, which
will be iterated from the Omaha offices.
The local order of the Sisters of the
Sisters of the Good Shepherd bought four
lots last week comprising the entire block
on the north side of Jackson street be
tween Thirty-ninth and Fortieth streets.
The street In front of the lota runs be
tween the present site of the convent, but
has never been opened and It Is possible
that the organization may acquire title to
the street in order to unite the entire real
estate holdings In the neighborhood. The
lots were bought from John A. Schenck.
Alfred Thomas and Florence P. Deverell
with only nominal considerations being
named in the deeds, but none of the lots
were given to the convent gratuitously.
The convent now occupies and owns the
entire square bounded by Thirty-ninth,
Fortieth! Jackson and Jones street",
around which a new retaining wall, eight
feet In height. Is being erected by Con
tractor Deverell.
Final payment of the purchase money
on the larse lot at the southwest corner
of Eighteenth street and Capitol avenue,
recently bought by the local aerie of
Eagles for a alte for a new fraternal
home, was made Thursday and a clear
title acquired to the premises. The lot,
which has a frontage of SO feet on Eight
eenth street and 82 feet on Capitol avenue,
was bought about six weeks ago for
$12,000, when half of the money was paid
down, and affords a fine site for tha new
club house, for which stock Is now being
subscribed. The lot Is now occupied by a
large house, which has a monthly rental
of $.". and plans for the new home for
the Eagles are being prepared by a local
firm of architects.
Swedish Corn Tariff I-ower.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April n. The first
Qhamber of Parliament today adopted tho
report of the committee reducing the duty
on unground malee.
Pearl Wire Cloth
and common wire clotm
Pearl Cloth Is rustless; dirt
'Mill not adhere to It; never
requires repainting; never
sticky or cracks off. Genu
ine Pearl Screen has brass
selTage, We carry a largo
stock of It.
will save your graas. we are exclu
sive O mail a agents for Goodrich Hose
Waather Couditisni Ear Diverse Effect
Upon Local Jsbbine Trad.
Shoe and Implement Jobbers Ileport
Late Spring; of Dry 'Weather
lias Affected Sales In
Their Lines.
Weather conditions have been the Im
portant factor in the trade of omaha Job
bing houses during the lust week, and the
Cold, dry wether prevailing In sec
tions covered by the local Jobbers has af
fected some lines seriously, while other
lines have noticed little etiange In the
volume of trade for this reason.
Few outside merchants have visited the
trade during the period under review, but
the orders received from salesmen In most
lines of trnde have more than made up for
the falling off In this particular. The
heavy tall of snow during the first part of
the week stimulated trade In small hard
ware lines, but the precipitation wus con
fined principally to Nebraska and South
Dakota, with the result that tha volume of
trade from other states has been somewhat
reduced, notably In the shoe and Imple
ment trade.
The partial failure of the wheat crop In
KansuB and Oklahoma, caused by the
unusual dry weather prevailing this sprlns,
has caused serious harm to the trade of
harvester jobbers, nnd many salesmen
have been taken from the Held on this
account. This condition hns reacted, by
causing farmers to be backward In giv
ing orders to retail merchants for Imple
ments, and thus causing some stringency
In collections, as well as In current snles.
With tho winter wheat crop badly dam
aged In Kansas and Oklahoma, the Jobbers
coverlne that territory will be seriously
affected, but, fortunately, few Omaha
houses have agnnts In the affected states.
Nearly all jobbers report that the volume
of trade haa been largely In excess of that
of the corresponding period of last yar
and general conditions throughout Ne
braska point to continued prosperity In
this respect. Tho crops of Nebraska have
not been affected by the dry spring and
farmers of this state will reap the benellt
of crop failure elsewhere.
The trade In Implements Is very quiet,
due to the unseasonable weather, which
haa been cold and dry with the exception
of the heavy snowfall recently. This,
taken In connection with other conditions,
has hindered farm operations and a spirit
of conservatism is being manifested by
farmers as to their fufhre operations.
Farmers are not buying Implements In
large quantities and, In consequence, the
trade of retailers has been dull. There has
been no change In prices, but the general
tendency Is toward higher values In nearly
all lines. The demand for buggies con
tinues to hold firm and Jobbers reiiort con
tinued large sales, which are greater than
last spring. Huggy stocks are at low ebh
on account of the Inability of Jobbers to
secure shipments from manufacturers le-
cause of some shortage In car supply, but
principally because of the failure of manu
facturers to keep up with the orders. Fac
tories are uniformly far In arrears on or
dors, some being as much as three months
The house trade of local dry goods Job
bers continues very good. Order business
has also been very satisfactory, both direct
from merchants and from traveling sales
men. Local jobbers report that their ad
vance orders for fall goods for delivery
after July 1 Is largely In excess of Bimilur
business of last year. There still con
tinues some scarcity In popular lines, such
as ginghams and other staple cotton goods
for spot delivery. Manufacturers are tak
ing orders for the spring of 1SWS and there
seems no possibility for accumulation of
popular lines of seasonable cotton goods.
I'rices continue strong, although no quota
ble changes have been made during the
Inst week. Collections are very satisfac
tory and discounts are frequent.
The ahoe trade has suffered slightly be
cause of the backward spring and the un
usual dry and cold weather prevailing.
The cold weather bas resulted In lighter
sales of summer leather goods, although
sales are far In advance of those of last
year for the aame period The rubber
trade has suffered similarly, owing to tho
unusual dry spring and extreme lack of
moisture In the territory covered by the
local wholesale houses. The Influence on
the market from the demand for tan shoes
Is beginning to be noticed among local
Jobbers, even to a slight extent with the
essentially country trade, and sales of tan
leather goods are beginning to show de
cided rmprovement. The demand for tan
goods Is expected to Increase with the ad
vent of warmer weather, as well as tha
low-quartered shoea of ail grades, as this
class of goods has been slightly stagnant
during the last week. Retail merchants
have a large enough supply of low shoes
to supply the Immediate demands of all
cutsomera. and from present Indications
the wearing of tan leathers will be In con
trast to tha seaaon of dull leathers of the
last two years. Collections are only fair,
although strlntrency in finances Is not ap
parent and retailers are discounting
great part of their bills on all present
sales. Improvement In the collection situ
ation Is shown over that of one month ago
and it is anticipated that no difficulty will
be encountered In this respect
Weather conditions have not had any
effect on tha hardware trade, as the little
snow and rain had In some sections has
made the ground more receptive and al
lowed for more extensive use of small
hardware goods. There his been no change
In prices on wood stock, such as single
and double trees for wagons, which has
advanced 25 per cent, and mills are six
months behind In orders, with greHt
scarcity In the. available supply. The larne
volume of trade during the last few weeks
wae continued during the peril d under re
view and the trade, week by week and
month by month, is far in excess of that
of many previous years. Visitors from the
country have been ft w. but orders f rr m
salesmen have Increased commensurately.
The supply of nails and wire continues
light and manufacturers are about sixty
days behind In shipments, with little pros
pect of material Improvement In this re
spect. Although regular stock sixes are
fairly complete, Irregular slzea, for which
there Is frequent Inquiry, are out of stock.
Pales of sporting goods continue larne and
Winchester firearms have subject to
a flat Increase of E per cent In all lines.
Jobbers are unable to provide for the large
demand tor amull garden tends snd some
fourth orders for hardware of this class
have been received. Collections continue
good and merchants are umformlv meeting
their obligations wi'h little trouble.
Btveral staple articles have disappeared
from the wholesale fmlt and vegetable
market during the last wivk, but new
fruits are being received In large quantities
to take their places. Htraa berries of tine
qualiiy are being received from Van Buren
county, Arkansas, and will be nn sale for
tha next three weeks, but at high prices In
comparison with the recent state of the
berry market. The demand fir the Ar
kansas berries Is so great that prices are
bout twice as high a on other qualities,
but the Iwrrles are extra aelect and meet
with ready sale by discriminating trade.
Apples are out of the market, with the ex
ception of a few llnea of Hen Tavls. which
are befng cleaned up In the face of at&g
cant demand. Uead lettuce la scarce, aa
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It is between seasons for this vegetable,
but It will soon be plentiful, quantities of
new potatoes axe being received from Texas
and as the quantity Increases the price
next week will be appreciably lower. lem
ons continue to be very high In spite of
tha cold weather, but the cause of the ad
vance Is due to partial crop failure, re
sulting In the advent of eastern buyers
Into tha California markets In competition
with western houses.
The potato market will be higher and
high-class grades are becoming very scarce.
Navel oranges continue to rule strong, with
no prospect for any depreciation In value
this season. The next varieties of oranges
on the market will be the St. Michaels, the
Mediterranean sweets, blood oranges, and,
last of all, the Valvnclas. which generally
arrive In time for the trade prior to the
Fourth of July. Cucumbers are easier and
lettuce, rhubarb and onions are becoming
more plentiful as the home-grown stuff
Is beginning to make its appearance on the
inarkut. Some sweet potatoes are being of
fered, but the supply Is limited and they
will be out of the market within a few
days and a new supply is not expectc d for
about two weeks. Cranberries are out of
the market, as the season for this veg
etable Is closed. Spanish onions ore closed
out for this season, but the Bermudas,
both yellow and crystal wax, nre taking
their places In good quantities Water
cress has arrived, of home product and at
reasonable prices.
The general volume of the grocery trade
has been unusually good and exceeds the
volume of that of 19oo materially. ITlccs
on refined sugar are practically the same
as those of last week, although the San
Francisco dealers have advanced prices JO
cents per hundred pounds during the week.
This advance affects trade of the western
country' as far east as Colorado. Haws
continue firm and shipments during the
last half of April from Cuba sold at an
advance of one sixteenth. The Cuban crop
Is practically all harvested and very few
centrals are grinding, whereas last year
nearly all were busy. The drouth In Cuba
still continues and, It Is asserted, will ma
terially reduce tho crop of 1W7 and 1HOS.
The cheese market has remained steady
while continued cold and stormy weather
i.-, nt the cheese producing sections
baa held back pasturage and stocks of fall
mudc goods are nearly cleaned up. Lower
The greatest factor in
marred in
De appiiea
iolk foir5 ilk Jkp-a-l fiic
wSimdlow dSplay Sim &iM
prices are expected to rule within a few
There has ben no change In prices on
coffee, but the market is stronger and
generally regarded as more favorable. The
retail trade situation is considered very
good for tills season and largely in excess
of that of last jear. The market is quiet
and no radical changes are anticipated,
although the good grades continue to be
Canned goods have moved remarkably
well during the last week and decided Im
provement is noted In corn, which Is
mostly of hold-over stock. Corn canneries
are preparing to reduce their output, as
that of last season has not been dls
posMl of.
The glass market is firm, but no changes
are announced for the week. Glass manu
facturers In the east have closed down
two weeks earlier than Is usual for the
purpose of making t lie annual cleanup, and
it Is Intimated that there Is also an In
clination to keep down production so that
prices wl.l be maintained.
Continued activity has marked the past
week In drug circles. While fluctuations
hav Dot been very many, thev if- inter
esting. Cod liver oil. both Norwegian nnd
Newfoundland, has strengthened in price,
nnd higher prices nre likely. The market
for quinine is quiet, owing to llglii demand.
Citric add Is very scarce In the eastern
markets, manufacturers being unable to
fill orders. Vui.illu bc:ins show i:n upward
tendency. Some largo transactions have
been reported during the. week. Italsam
copaiba has been marked Ui to Jl.i'i and
higher prices are looked for. Oregon bal
sam has nearly doubled In price during
the past month. It Is quoted nt t--!"i'i.7i
per gallon. Harlem oil Is onlv moderately
active. The price has been reduced to
W.TVpi.flo per gross. Oil cloves firm at
Sl.St'M Lf. ll lemon Is still In a vci v firm
position. The tendency Is toward higher
values; tl.&Vii'J.Q) Is the ruling price. Oil
peppermint Is slightly lower. No change,
however, in quotations. Ulycerine Is firm
at the recent advance nnd Is quoted at lHo
In 60-pound cans. Onm camphor Is still
attracting considerable attention and Is
very scarce. It is quoted Ht H.4V1.B0. Oum
opium is firmly held at 4.504j4.7a; powdered,
Now Is the time to make your wants
Known through The Bee Want Ad page.
r : A REG. V. S. PAT. OFT, V. I .
PORCH FURNITURE becomes dull and
one season's use. JAP-A-LAC should FTTr,
every spring Deiore me iuinnuie is y
put upon the porch. The beautiful colors of i Tf
JAP-A-LAC will permit of a solid red, green or I JMtf
natural, throughout; or you can vary the colors, fp
and produce an harmonious, artistic effect, which 'h-
will be pleasing to the eye of the most fastidious
critic Never put an old piece of porch furni
ture out,' without first going over it with JAP-A-LAC
Springtime and summer pleasures are
those of the porch. Why not make your porch
as cosy and bright as the best room in your house? You can do it with JAP-A-LAC
Ask your paint dealer about it. Sixteen colorsa thousand uses. Rejuvenates every
thing about the home from cellar to garret
ALL SIZES FROM 15c to $2.50. For sale by paint, hardware and
drug dealers. Ask for card showing beautiful colors, and illustrated
describing the many uses.
If your dealer offer you a substitute, say to him t
" No, thank yon ; I want what I asked for.
Good bye." Trade with the dealer who gives
you what you ask for. That's JAP-A-LAC
Work May lie Delayed t ntll Cost of
Labor and Material la
NEW TORK. April 27. The Tribune to
day says: At a meeting of the directors
of the Chicago. Milwaukee & St. Taul, held
this week, ths question of the company's
i 'in itio coast extension e discussed. Ac
cording to an interest Identilled with the
road, the opinion was about unanimous
that the work of currying the s. l'aul
llms to Seattle should not be abandoned.
One of the largest stockholders said, how
ever, that the construction of the rond
would be delayed until a reduction In the
cost of mati rial and labor had been made.
When recently seen, the president of the
St. i'aul company said chances favored the
abandoning of the const extension as a
result of restrictive legislation. The F'a
cillc extenlion from the company's western
terminus at Olenham, S. D., to Seattle and
Tacoma will covur Lu&l miles.
Telephone and Telegraph Wlrea Are
Damaged by south Da
kota Storm.
MITCHELL, S. D., April 27.-(Spedal Tel
egram.) This section waa visited by a
heavy snowstorm last night and this morn
ing, which was preceded by a light rain.
Snow fell to the depth of fully six Inches,
with the government thermometer standing
at 2 degrees above rero this morning. It
is the first time in twelve years that snow
hUB come as late in the season. The snow
was so wet and keavy that It caused some
damage to telegrtih and telephone wlrea.
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clal club's "oreat Northwest" excursion ap
pears tO have Suliul.lnH I, 111 tl,n II..,
sumed will be reduced without sacrlficlne;
any of the territory covered. Orders have
been Placed WUi, tllp i.unmnn company
for the lin. st ir., vt IMllman cars oh ft
talnable. which conaiM pf one or ,WJ
baggage cars. u.,(l. Undurd Bot,,
observation car ,ul a private dining car.
Applications for u-s. rvaUone on the train
are being received ,t th. rata of about
ten each day and fro:,, present Indications
the full quota necessary for tha excuraloB
will bo obtained within the next few days.
In competition with many artists, pho
tographers, architects, printers and de
signers of Omaha and elsewhere, J. W.
Umpman, a teacher In the Omaha Com
mercial college, who resides at 604 South
Thirty-sixth street, has been awarded ths
first price for the submission of the most
appropriate design for the cover of ths
Itinerary booklet to be used on the sac
curslon. Many Plana Submitted.
Many elaborate designs were submitted
under the competition, by which Uie mln
ner will receive a prise of $25, but the de
sign of Mr. Lampman waa peculiarly
adaptable to the usee of the trade ex
cursion. It shows Omaha practically In
the past present and future. The past la
exemplified by the picture of an Omaha
Indian uron a background of rude wig
wams and tepees.
The present In Omaha Is represented by
a large picture of the wholesale district
which bears out the claim of Omaha as
"The Market Town," shown In the shape
of a panel outlining the boundarlee of tho
state. The lower half of tho design U
devoted to a picture of a full train of
Pullmans and the future of Omaha Is In
dicated by views of stenmbonts on the
Missouri river. The booklet Is to be 7x10
o be 7x10
nerary of J
)tlve mat- I
each par- ft
Inches and will contain the Itinerary
the trip, with one page of descrlptlv
ter devoted to the buslni ps of eo
ticipant on tne "great northwest excur
sion. Data Is being obtained by tho sec
retary of the Commercial club relative to
the business of the many large firms which
will bo represented in the trado excur
sion and cuts of tho buildings or plant anil
photograph of the participant will be
Fatal WtccIc In Illinois.
CARMI, 111.. April 27. The breaking- f
the truck on an engine pulling a Big Four
freight train caused a wreck south of here
today, killing Charles Weston, hrakeman,
and C. A. Curran. fireman. The engineer
and' conductor were badly Injured. The
train was running rapidly when the acci
dent occurred. The engine plowed Into
an embankment and majiy cars were piled