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.1IB OMAHA SUXDAY BEE: MAY 12. 1007.
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PIONEER OF BOOTLEGGERS
Last Ehon'i firiaf Carir at a "-"bitt In
dian ia IJabmka't Early tejai
TRADING WHISKY fOR BUFFALO ROBtS
Ran Daws ay I sol lasa'a Cavalry,
4 Haa Oat af the t'eeatrr
OltH 8oldlrs the !
A Barder Kaleeda
The career rif Luke Short. p-rt and "bad
man," form ths subject of Hat Mastcr
on'a third article on "Famous Fighter of
Uie Western Frontier" Id Human Life for
tha current month. Rat haa had consider
able experience along tha llnea deecrllied
and la reputed to have u few notrhe on
Ma gun. Aa deputy I'nlted Slut marshal
for the district of New York City he ha
time to cultivate the story telling talent
and paint anew the gory scenes enacted by
rgood and bad In border dayi.
Luka Ghort'a career began on tha north
ern border of Nebraska and. strange to
relate, cloaed peacefully in Texan, twelve
years ago. A little fellow, barely five left
six and weighing about 140 pounda. he waa
an example of energy and great force,
supplemented with unacrupious cunning.
Hie career in Nebrexka waa comparatively
brief and la thus told by Masterson.
At tha time ha left hla father's ranch In
western Tsxcs, where he had been occupied
aa a cowboy In th middle seventies, for
the Red Cloud agency In North Dakota,
tie waa nothing; mora than a white Indian.
That la, he waa an Indian In every respect
xoept color. And, aa nearly all of our
American Indiana living went of tha Mis
souri river In those daya were both wild
and hoetlle and on the war path mnst of
tha time, a fair Idea of Luke Short rr.ay be
Cleaned from thla statement. Luke bid re
ceived none of tha advantages of a school
In hla younger daya; he could hardly write
hla name legibly. It waa, Indeed, doubtful
If he had ever seen a school house until
lie reached man's petate. But he could
ride a broncho and throw a lariat; he could
shoot both fast and straight, and waa not
I He had no aonner reached the northern
II boundary Una of Nebraska, hard by the
" Sioux Indian reservation, than he estab
lished what he waa pleased to call a "trad
His purpose waa to trade with the Sioux
Indiana, whose reservation waa Just across
the Una In North Dakota, Instinctively he
knew that the Indians loved whisky, and
as even In those daya h carried on. 'his
shoulders something of a commercial head,
ha conceived the Idea that a gallon of
whisky worth 90 cents was not a bad thing
to trade an Indian for a buffola robe worth
110. Accordingly Luke proceeded to lay In
a goodly supply of "Pino Top," the name
by which the whisky traded to the Indiana
In exchange for their robes waa known.
Incle Sam Objects to Hla Business.
Ha waa not long In building up a lucrative
business; t jr waa It long before the Indian
chiefs of the 81oux iXlbe got on to him.
Drunken banda of young bucks were reg
1 tilarly returning to their villages from the
"direction of the Ehort rendeivous, loaded
' to the muzsie with "Pine Top," and, as
a very drink contained at least two fights
and aa it usually took about ten drinks to
cauaa an Indian to forget that the Great
White Father abode in Washington, the
condition of those who had found enter
tainment at tne Bhort ranch, when they
reached their camp, can better be Imagined
Tha Indian agent In cl.arge of thla par
ticular branch of the 8ioui tribe with
Wiom Short had been dealing Boon got
lisy with Washington. He represented to
4 he Department of the Interior that a band
eDf cutthroat -white men, under tha leader
ship of Luka Short, wee trading whisky
to hla Indiana, and that he waa powerless
I to atop It. aa the camp of the whlta men
JeVwas located Just acroas the reservation
"line. In the state of Nebraska, which waa
utalde of hla Jurisdiction. He requested
tha government to Instantly remove the
whisky tradnrs and drive them from the
country. Otherwise, said ha. an Indian
uprising will surely follow. The govern
ment, as was to be expected, forthwith in
structed the post commander at Omaha
to get after the purveyors of tha poisonous
"Pine Top," who were charged with caus
ing auch havoc among the noble red men
Of the Sioux reservation.
Caught With the Goods on.
The military commander at Omaha soon
bad a company of United States cavalry
Alter snort, and, aa he had no notice of
such a move being made against him, be
waa aoon a prisoner 'In the hands of tha
government authorities. He waa alone in
bis little dugout,, cooking his dinner, when
tha soldlera arrived. Ha was told that he
was a prisoner, by order of tha government.
for having unlawfully traded whisky to tha
"la that all, gentlemen?" said Luke, as
ba Invited tha officer in command of the
How to Exercise the
OUR Intestines ara lined Inside
with millions of suckers, that
draw tha Nutrition from food as
It passes them. But., If the food
passes too slowly, tt decays before 11 gets
through. Then the little suckers draw Poison
from It Instead of Nutrition. This Poison
makes a Cas that injures your system mora
than tha food should have nourished It
Tha usual remedy for this delayed pass
age (called Constipation) is to take a big
dose or Castor Oil.
a ' a
This merely make slippery the passage
lor unloading the current cargo.
It docs not help this Cause of delay a
trifle. It does slacken the Bowel-Muscles,
and weakens them for their next task.
Another remedy is to take a strong
"Physic," like Salts, Calomel, Jalap, Phos
phate of Sodium, Aperient Water, or any of
What bes the "Phytic" do
v It merely flushes-out tha Bowels r,'"th
a waste of Digestive juice, set flowing Into
the Intestines through the tiny suckers,
a a a
Cascarels are the only safe medicine fc"
4 They da not wsMe any precious fluid o
(be Bowels, ss "Physics" do.
They do not relax the Intestines by greas
ing them Inside like Castor Oil or Glycerine.
. They simply stlmulato the Bowel
Muscles to do their wcrk naturally, com
lorUbly, and nutritiously.
They are put up In thin, flat, round -cornered
Enamel boxes, so they can be carried
In a man's vest pocket, cr In a woman's
purse. aU the time without bulk or trouble.
The time to take a Caacaret is not
enly when you are Sick, but when you
first suspect you need one. Price, lQo a boa.
Be very careful to get the genuine,
pads only by the Sterling Remedy Company
and never sold In bulk. Every tablet
tamped "CCC." "AifduggUu.
soldiers to att down and bava a blta to aat
"There will be no time for eating." said
tha officer, "as wa must reach Sidney by
tomorrow morning, tn time to catch the
Overland train for Omaha. Bo get to
gether what things you care to take aloDg,
and we w ill ba on our way." ,
"I have nothing that I care to take
along," Luke replied, "excepting what I
eve on;" and aa that mostly consisted of
a pair of Colt's pistols and a belt of
cartridges, tha officer aoon had them In his
"Where are your partners?" queried tha
"I have no partners," replied Short- "I've
been running this ranch by myself."
But Luka did have a partner, who was
at that very time In Sidney procurinc pro
visions and more 'Tine Top." .
After everything around the ranch resem
bling whisky had been destroyed by order
of the officer In command the trip to Sid
ney, about seventy-live miles away, was
taken up. Luko was put astride a govern
ment horse, his foet fastened with a rope
underneath the anmlal's girth, and told to
rlda In the center of the company of cav
alrymen, Sidney waa reached in time to
catch the Overland train, and Luke was
hustled aboard with as little ceremony as
Ha Made Frleada.
Luke had, by his quiet and diffident man
ner during the short time ha had been pris
oner, succeeded In bavin tha officer regard
him in tha light of a harmless little adven
turer, who really did not seem capable,
even It so disposed, of committing a crime
of any sort; and for thla reason did not
have him either handcuffed or shackled
after placing him aboard tha train for
Sidney, Neb., was a very mall place In
those daya. Tha permanent population In
ail probability did not exceed tha thousand
mark. Sidney, following the custom of all
small hamlets, however, would turn out
when there waa anything unusual going on.
And the sight of a company of United
States soldlera lined up at tha railroad sta
tion was enough to arouaa Its curiosity and
cause Its townsfolk to turn out tn a body
and Investigate the cause. Luke Short's
partner was among those who came to see
the big show at the depot, and his surprl.se
can well be Imagined when he discovered
that no less a person than hla partner was
responsible for the big event. It did not
take Luka and hla partner long to fix up a
code of signals by which they could com
municate with each other. Luke could say
a few things In the Indian language that
his partner could understand, and to which
ha could make comprehensible reply.
Escapes from the Soldiers.
'Sltldoo" and "twenty-three" were terms
familiar to Short, even In those days. But
they were conveyed by the sign language
Instead of being spoken aa now.
Luke made his partner understand that
he would soon be back in Sidney, and to
have everything In readiness, so that they
could skip tha country with as little delay
aa possible, aa aoon aa ha ahowed up. The
charge of having unlawfully traded whisky
to the Indians did not seem to concern him
In the least. "I can beat that sure," he
said to himself; "but supposing that agent
should take a notion to call for a count of
heads. What then? I know that there are
several young bucks, whom I caught trying
to steal my 'pine top,' who will not ba
there to answer roll-call In case one Is or
dered. I planted those bucks myself and,
outside of r.-y partner, no one knows the
exact locat r of the cache. While I have
no notion of putting in a claim agalnat tha
government for tha work, I must be care
ful and avoid having it endeavor to ahow
that I really did perform auch service."
These were perhaps the thoughts ha waa
conveying by signals to his partner waen
ha boarded the train at Sidney that waa to
take him to Omaha.
To state tha story briefly, Luka did not
tarry long with the soldiers aftet the train
left Sidney. That night found Luka. back
In town, and before tha following morning
both ha and hla partner were well on their
way to Colorado, driving a big apan of
mulea hitched to a canvas-covered wagon.
Lively to tha End.
Short participated in many gun plays In
Leadvllle, Colo., Fort Dodge and Abeline,
Kan., and In the cow towns of the south
west, finally settling In Fort Worth, where
he achieved popularity by killing a notori
ous bad man in self-defense. "I took oc
casion at tha opening of this atnrv." says
Masterson. "to state that when Luka
reached tha he of young manhood he was
totally lacking in education. It Is now but
proper for me to say that at the time of
his death, twenty years later, he was an
exceptionally well-read man. Ha could
write an excellent letter; always used good
English when talking and could quoto
Shakespeare, Byron, Goldsmith and Long
fellow better and more accurately than
"To the burning of the midnight oil was
due tha transformation. It transformed
him from a white Indian, when I first
I found him, to a diffident, courteous gentle
man, who was, at the tlma of his death
about twelve yeara ago, one of the best
known and popular sporting men In this
Tha Gentle Cynic.
The fsul finder never has far to look.
Many a man tries to run a forty-horse
power automobile on a five-horse power
Many a fellow would gladly die for a
girl If he felt that she could aver replace
The average man spends most of his
time oeiween pinna ror tne ruture ana re
grets for the oast.
A friend of mine contends that ha has
always boen lucky at love. At any rate
ne nee never married.
A man who can J'ke with his wife about
her dressmaker's bills must have a keen
acfse of humor.
Even when a woman Is a belle she can
Olno De a knocker. Philadelphia Ledger.
"We haven't any deviled crabs, sir," suld
the waiter. 4'1 can offer you some very
nice deviled eggs."
"t'mph! I presume If you were out of
mock-turtle soup you'd suget some very
nice mui-K umiiRf i rexoriea ine ainer.
"Yes. sir," answered the wnlttr, calmly,
"At least I would surest that yon give
mem a noc iriai. iiarper s weekly.
A Hypothetical (lavatloa.
"Mlrs O adys. If a young man of avers (re
kill,,. .-.9 n I A..d,l.,n wi.U k.Ul.t
pruHpects In his choen profession, which
IFIIIl.,, V,. Will 1 , , a,, . t,. r ii, ti. mi.), uillll
of lo.oPO a year, should ssk you to mirry
him, what would be your answerT" J'uck.
LABOR AKU IXDISTRY.
It la estimated that the piano output of
lSWi in the I'nitrd States was .00O.
Hinuuei,i.ia prtura ittteif un the fact that
gj p r cui.t ot its lanu.iei live in separate
dwellings. Last year J.Jli dwellings were
b.iiit in mat city.
An American company is reaching up the
Congo for a rubber euppy. 'ilia world uses
ui.uri tons of ruUinr annually, ai.d me de
mand in the country la immense.
According to a ret-ent inveHHs ition, there
are inure uian '0,Xu autuniohncs in use In
the t inted elate. New York leaus with
b,l$ luacninrs res'.stered and licensed.
Vanda a(nt Vii.twuAHAi fur railways lust
year. It l.as adiicd 1.314 rulUs of line to Its
railway sylein. Uut of the loial expemll
tura about $t4.C00..' hat been used fur
cunstruction and about lls.OOii.uu) for equip
ment. I ii til a year ago Franca led the world In
the manulacture of automobiles, but tha
I'nlttd Mild now has foremost place. In
ISo this country turned out tau.uH) sutomo
bila. i- runes, tj,tM; Lngiand. iS.Ono, Oer
mai.y, ZJ.uo: naly. ls.fj and Pelsium, 12. xO.
A iljurishlng buklnesa in Jpn la the
maiiufaciuie of Imitation leather. It la used
for a variety of purroee am) is aald to ta
in no im inferior to tha genuine article.
Initiation brass Is also a feature of tha
Japanese manufacturing Industry. 8an
Krincui im have more or less (am'Uaruy
with the latter, tha shake of Apr 1 Is,
which turned over thliias. bavins, disclosed
the fact that many prliod braae'i lira. etc..
were made of spellor wlU) a Uila vaucsr
of the real thing.
EVENTS IN OMAHA SUBURBS
Coming; of Epriaitima Cautes aa Eruption
of the Vsciuoa la? sr.
REVIVAL MELTING) AT FLORENCE CLOSE
May Parties the) Order of the Day,
Thunah Weather la Too Told for
Holding tha Festivities la
tha Opea Air.
PervWs will be held at all tha churches
today at the usual houra.
Mrs. J. M. Leirty entertained her cousin.
Airs. Mary Wright of ft louts.
James Walsh spent a few days Isst week
at Waterloo. Ner., returning on Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs Sherd Wutnn and family
lett Tuesday for Tama, N. D., to visit
It. Williams of Wayne visited at the
home of his brother, U. H. Williams, during
A L. Thomas and son, Harry, left last
Sunday for Wheaton, 111., where they will
spend some time
Donald Raber of Benson waa one of tha
1907 graduating clasa aa M. D. at tha
Omaha Crelghton Medical college.
The new firm of Burr aV Blakewell have
taken charge of the Menson meat market,
formerly owned by Mr. Kuerton.
Mrs. Lars Larsen has returned from
Council Bluffs, where she spent a wook
visiting her daughter, Mrs. Kngler.
Mrs. Charles Tracy left Saturday fur
Illinois, where she was called I y the
sickness and death of her mother.
Mrs. William Hyan haa returned home
from a three weeks visit with her daugh
ter. Maud, In the Indian Territory.
Mr. and Mrs L. W. Raber have gone
for a two weeks' visit on the ranch of
their son-in-law, Mr. O. O'Rourke,
Beginning May 19 Rev. 6. F. Marsh of
Rochester, N. Y.. will fill the pulpit at
me uapusi cnurcn during tne summer.
Russet Walsh was unfortunate In falling
ovr a wneeimtrrow in tne dark and break
ing his collar-hone. He Is Improving.
Mrs. D. B Smith and daughter. Let tie
spent a few days In Benson with their
sister and daughter, Mrs. U. W. Stelger.
Mr. William Hornier is vlslilnir hla
daughter, Mrs. Walsh, arriving there this
wees, xrom a tnree months visit lu Can
air. ana Mrs. c F. Martin have re
turned from Klk City, where they were
caned by the death of Mrs. Martin's
The Public schools are making plans to
rive a Memorial day program at tho
independent Order of Odd Fellows hall,
The Presbyterian Ladles' Aid society
will meet at the home of Mrs Mnrtnn
Orendulph next Wednesday afternoon for
About fifty of the Benson Eagles went
to South Omaha last Sunday to Join In
the memorial services held In tha audi
torium oi me nign school there. -
Mra. William Moran returned last Fri
day from Dallaa, Tex., where aha was
called by the Illness of her mother, Mrs.
Kelly, who is somewhat improved.
Mr. and Mrs. C. Jacobson entertained
about ten guests In honor of their sixth
wedding anniversary. Quests ware pres
ent from Omaha, Council Bluffs and Ben
son. Mrs. W. T. Sprlngmeyer retu.-ned last
Sunday from a visit In Chicago mid Wls
cons n. Thursday she went to Llnooln aa
a delegate to the convention of tha East
.l", Ka"tr'rulr ""-et'ng of the old
school board wss held last Monday even-
'" -uirerison was vot?d a aal.
ary or it6, a 16 raise. Reports were 11
accepiea. ine new board elected ..fliocra
as follows! F. S. King, president: v- w
Hawkins, vice president; H. H. Bon. sec
retary! Gu. WW. treasurer, "ha ntit
meeting will be held June J.
The first regular meet in r k.
council was held Saturday evening, May J.
ii i mm t iarite wn n 1a t
i'r...aeni or th council. An .nniu.ti..:
... ., , . . miuiii inierest
or water worka bonds Th. m.
mltteee were appointed and a c. Hodder
was anno nted as oit- .t .v""r.
h!iirUfK ""cT"' on condition that they
lAT' 1 Sunday closing law. Dog tags
h W.ii xne next meeting will
ThI . Thursday evening of this week,
of JhinVal M.1L Falr- untS" th auspices
bilH Vifd'e; ' the, Methodist church, was
-Ur,day'. f rlday an1 Saturday 0"
last week, opening Thursday evening with
;?rfe!,.t",1flnmlnt'" Ye Old Wimmen's Con-
Srlday afternoon at t n'riw.v h. k.iT'
i ' ii u, lurm inn r i n . . i.
r,.0 P?ned n1 the town hall's Interior
Xe2J'2 iire,ty, lBht wl,h the booths
iHn- et:? pr"Med over by the women
In the evening dinner was served from
to I o'clock. Saturd&v h..M.. .v,. 1..L"
illl!".0f tb bo"tna. in the evening a home
talent program was slven. Th.
residing at the booths were: Floral
Jesdames. Wulff. Leochner, Hoffman
Hull and Miss TwaMeii i.-nA .ilm,
Grove nm. u.iii.
Country store, Me.dames Mitchell.
Mia. .5 ;'. r" Morgan
IV All I A tint Xflma I . . . . J , . 1 . ' . " I
... ......,,, I1U mra. neanrooks
i ii '., lensne members
hall, Mesdames Chiids, Leldy.
xoung, Ixmgacre and Stephens.
MtS. W. V. Martin l- r ..
Miss Ktta Eddy of Omaha Is visiting- at
her home in ltellevue this week.
Mrs. M. R. 1,1 dll I A nf Dmahu
Tuesday visiting with Mrs. Miner.
Lr. vv. ii. Bets was In Omaha Tuesday
attending the medical state convention.
Mrs. Georse Wllcnv rt nm.h. ..u ..i-
itlng the fore part of tho week at the
r turner nome.
Mrs. Mary El Reed and ilm.hl.. m.,i.
L Plat's vlalted at the home of Judge
itev. w. Lk Jones and wife from Okla
homa were visiting last week at the W.
P. Jones home.
Miss 'Kheney and C. N. Urckes of Omaha
weC? v'a'ting many of the historical spots
in Bellevue last Sunday.
Mr and Mra. B. C. Miner of Omaha were
In Bellevue most of th. week visiting at
the home of his mother.
Mrs. Lauretta Penmore, who haa spent
tho last year In t.'tah. Is visiting her daugh
ter. Mis. Spanton, on the Island.
Mrs. F. H. Weliich, Misses Hasel and
Leonard of Omaha spent last Saturday
visiting at tha home of Dr. Wilcox.
Mrs. Bernere A. Newell of Plattsmouth
spent several days the fore part of the
week visiting friends at the colies-e.
Frank Schrlner of South Otiinha was
burled in the" Bellevue cemetery Friday aft
ernoon. Dr. R. L,. Wheeler officiating.
Mrs. J E. Yule of Wall Lake. Ia., visited
at the home of her parents. Dr. and Mrs
Strtphen Phelps, the fore part of the week
nev. Mr. I larke of the Ixwe Avenue
Presbyterian church, representing the svnod
of Nebraaka, was inspecting the college
Charles K. Daskervllle. after visiting ri.
tlves and friends here for a week, departed
for Fond du Iac, Wis., where he has
cIiHrfe of a mission church.
Thursday the state instiectnr. nf
schools Inspected the college In order to
determine whether or not certificates to
teach should be granted.
Many Improvements are being made on
the college campus this spring, adding arti
ficial beauty to the already over-abundant
beauty furnished by nature
y Ihe intvrurtutn line has changed the
schedule of lta first mo.ning cars to ten
minutes earlier in order to give worktng-
men a chance to work In South Omaha In
Wednesday Mrs. Penoyer enter
al luncheon twenty Indies from
section iaipi A in society of the Trln
I lty Methodist F.plscoiia! church. The after
noon wua pleascintly sjent In viewing the
The Interurban company has purchased
a site for a passenger stutlon opposite the
colleire and will berin Ir.imedlatelv to erect
a neat building thst will be large enough
for an aent and caretaker, and store for
the sale of confectionery, ciKars. etc
The annual Junior-frehniiin tllnnor was
held FrMay evrnlng In the eollene dining
rojm. Kvcry member of both classes wai
there and a thoroughly triKjd time was had
by all. Mr. Nichnil otfkiaied as t iat
master and toaats were made by Orant
Benson, Gretchen Horst. JtiSKe Marvel and
At the reaulnr meeting of the town board
Monday evening; afte- the trnnsaction of
Hie routine business, th" following village
officers were elected: Treasurer, Dr. W.
H. Betsi attorney, Hon. W. K. Patrick;
clerk. Ed F. Steff: sexton, Duncan Menxles.
Chairman Purcell appointed the following
standing committors: Finance, Leonard,
Keed. Crothors: streets and allry. Chadl,
Crothers, Heed; park. Cruthera, Reed,
L. Boyer will take up her resldenoe
with William O'Connor thla week.
' M. Faverty is having a new and deeper
well put down on his place this week.
Henry Powers and wife were tha guests
nf Comrade Aug he and family tha first of
A4ia Udlth Balsbury. Of Georgia avenue
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of old fr,end8 here th9 flr,t
or ine , ,.., i,u nf-
Miss Maud Hflsnnn
William O'Connor wnna ine cnuuic" mo
alck with chlckenpox
f-)1 p.,i.n and wle are entertaining their !
O. union inn i ", ... - ,
daughter and little, one .ru, I
their home since Wino7- cnflse(1
Mr. and Mrs Guy Mat son have P"eo. j
a home on Florence bou'exard near ort
Omaha, and will remove there soon. .
Frank Henry and wife left for their
111,1 " I
home at Loup City on rnuy.
extended visit here among relatiyea.
By the fullness of blossom on the peach
treea at Rev. Henderson a home It does not
lrrok aV though peaches would be a failure
"VTe. Oants Is removing his family from
the O. Plckard place where they have lived
so long-, to his newly purchased home In
Eckerman mm wee.
Grandma Hickman has returned from her
prolonged visit with her daughter Mra
Musselman, at Norfolk and Is smwrly en
sconced in her neat little home cm Twenty
first and Mason.
I Bvfts ana lamuy nrnifmimn inipxinr,
to 'Loup City next week. He haa obtained
a lucrative position with an Impleme-nt
house. Thev are pioneer residents of West
Side and Mine Anna regrets leaving the
Benls school, where she has always at
R. C. Peters la out of town on business
'Mrs 'willard'returned during the week
from her trip to Gnlesburg, 111.
Rev. Mr John preaches nt the Dundee
Presbyterian church this morning.
D L. Johnson returned Fndiy from a
short business trip to Kanstis City.
Mrs. James Rlngold of Denver was the
truest laj week of Mrs. Fllxabeth Goodrich.
Mrs. Campbeljohn has returned from
Cleveland, O., and is boarding with Mrs.
BMrs. Smith and daughter of Webster
City. Neb., are the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
FMlsii Alia Smith of Colerldrc. Neb., was
the guest Friday of Mr. and Mrs. H. C.
BIeis'cester Bnrr of Chicago, who was the
guest Inst week of his brother. P. J. Barr,
left on Monday for a western trip.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer E. Thomas have
moved with their family Into their new
home at Forty-eighth and Dodne streets.
Mrs. W. L. Selby has recovered from a
sprained ankle sustained recently while
slipping on a defective sidewalk In town.
Clement Chase is expected home from
New York and Cornell this week. Mrs.
Chase will remain for a longer visit In the
"Mrs. Garlow and daughter of Columbiia.
Neb., are at present boarding with Mrs.
Becbf at Forty-ninth and California
Mrs. Buck expects to leave very soon
with her two children and her father, Mr.
John Peters, for Toledo, O., whore she
will make her home.
Mrs. Hathaway and children returned on
Frldav from Bloornfleld. la., where they
placed the body of the husbnnd and father
In the cemetery of hla old home.
Mrs. Henrv C. Van Gieson and Mrs.
James W. Hamilton and son leave this
evening for a few weeks' visit In New
York City und other eastern points.
Thuisdny the members of the Dundee
Woman's club met at the Dundee school
and after visiting the different rooms pre
sented the school with a handsome picture,
"Aurora," by Ouldo Rent.
The Dundee Presbyterian church gave a
delightful dinner, followed by music and
speeches, on Monday evening, the occasion
of the church a fifth birthday. About a
hundred people were present.
The Missionary society of the First
Methodist church of Omaha waa enter
tained Friday afternoon by Mrs. S. P.
Moore of Cnderwood avenue. Mrs. John
addressed the meeting which followd.
Mr. fteed of ijiPlatte. Nch., brother of
Mrs. R. C. Peters, wh'i with his f:imily has
been the auest nf his sister for the lftft
week or two, hes done to Houston, Tex,
where the familv ill reside 4n future.
The funeral of W. O. Hathaway, who
died after a brief Illness on Monday even
ing at his home. 5011 Cslllfornla street,
took place on Wednesday afternoon. Rev.
T. K. Hunter officiating. The remains
were taken to Bloomneld. Ia., for Inter
Mrs. R. A. Golding nd son, Wendell, are
vlHitlng relatives in Llockton.
Dr. and .Mrs. W. J. Pinkeiton of Meade,
Nnti.. are guests of J. P. Brown and fam
ily for a few daya.
Mrs. W. E. Taylor and daughter. Ulith.
have been spending the last week with rel
atives in Shenandoah, Ia.
W. R Wall and brother, Clarence, have
tuken a trip Lo their old home In Indiana,
to le gone a week or ten days.
The degree staff of Century lodge of
Royal Acluilea No. luO, wua entertained by
Omaha kidge No. 1, In Onmhe, Tuesday
Mnaa Agnes Brooks returned home this
week from Litchfield. Neb., where she has
Just closed a successful year's wcrk In a
public school near there.
Mra M. T. Roberts of Chicago, who haa
been the truest of her daugnter, Mrs. C. P.
Richardson, for the last two months, re
turned home Wednesday.
Nels C. Boudrsaen lias gone Into the
livery bueineaa as a partner of Frank P.
Brown. H was an employe of tha Dupont
Powder company for several years.
Otto Batst'h, one of the most highly es
teemed ciusrns ot this neighborhood, died
Tuesday evening at his country home, two
mli-s north of town, after a short Ulnass.
Evangelist James Rayburn cloaed a very
succeastul tan days' series of meetings In
the Presbyterian church, Wednesday even
ing, which reaulted in an accession of
twenty-five new membere.
lie waa aa-
Our Very Bestt People
slsted by Mr. Throw, a seminary class-1
mate, who had charge of the rnuslo.
Miss Julia Hunt gave a May party to the i
members of her dancing classes at Hyi- i
thorpe Inst unturtmy afternoon. i nrro (
were about eighty guests present and little ,
Manila Keirlo was crowned auccn of the i
Mra Jetta Tabor, who has been making
hpr on.,n.law D. c. JaPk.
several weeks, has gone ro Shen-
To - niuti iwrfnr. mum? ner
departure for Denver, where aha expects to
malin hr futlir home.
Mrs. F. B. Nichols and son, Wilbur, left
for Bath. N. Y., Sunday evening, the
former on a business trip settling, up the
estate cf her mother, and the 'atter tak
ing a vacation after over a year's clerk
ship In the mercantile house of Theodora
OMAHA HIGHSCH0OL NOTES
Resnlar Society Meetings Are Re
sumed Friday After' Several
The regular society meetings were held
Friday for the first time in seven weeks.
The Browning society gave a "Nonsense
' . 1 . - . I 1 1 1 1 'Th.
program- A I rriimiuil vnuumi
Wolves and the Carpenter" was given by
Ida Wullselman. Some nonsense verses
were recited by Jessie Pierson A selec
tion entitled "Are You a Bromide?" was
flven by Pauline Bourke, Elsie Bolln and
rene Bmlth. A recitation entitled "Gen
tle Alice Brown" was given by Doris
Wood. The "Orlcle" was read by Nell
Carpenter. A selection entitled "The
Mandolin Players" was given by Ruth
In the' Pleiades society the Important I
ature was a dialogue entitled "A Ten-
feature waa a dialogue
Room Trvat." In thla Helen Rlepen took
the part of "Dick," Grace Shaffer that
of "Nancy," Edith Hatch that of "Aunt
Clara," and Irene Kessler that of the
waitress. Jack London's "Call of the
Wild" was reviewed by Ruth McDonald.
Jenet Muir read a sketch of Jack London's
life. A short atory waa told by Buelah
Whltmore. The reading of the "Star"
completed the program.
In the Prlscilla Alden society anecdotes
were given by Alice Woodworth. Jennje
Cnderland entertained the society with a
violin solo. A recitation was given by
Grace Thompson. The "Chronicle" was
read by Ruth Sherwood A sketch entitle
"Place Aux Damea" was given by Alice
Russell, Bessie Ladd, Blanche Marshall
and Irma Wledeman.
The Margaret Fuller meeting was held
at the home of Carrie Lee Morris. Caroline
Conklln entertained the society with a
selection entitled "I Wander Lonely as a
Cloud." A piano solo was given by Catrle
Lee Norrls. An original story,' "A Bou
quet of Margaret Fuller Girls," was told
by Mabel Krebbs. A selection entitled
"Apple. Blossoms" was glvsn by Evelyn
Miller. "A Legend of Flowers'' wss told by
Francis Thompson. A piano solo was given
by Bernice Thomas. "A Legend of Bre
gens" was told by Jasmine Sherradln.
In the Hawthorne Boclety a recitation
was given by Nellie Meskln. Some In
teresting facts about the Indian schools of
today were told by Ida Kulakofsky. A
selection from Hiawatha was read by Mary
O'Nell. A recitation was given by Helen
Davidson. Soma facta In connection with
Indian war dancea were told by Alma Jen
sen. Ruth Partridge read a very Inter
esting essay on "Indian Music." A recita
tion was given by Margaret Prltchard. An
original Indian story was told by May Dean.
In the Webster society the preliminaries
for the debste with the Demosthenlau
society were held In room 2IC The question
debated was "Resolved, That a restriction
should be placed on suffrage by an educa
tional qualification." The affirmative was
represented by Harry Kenner, Hiram Salis
bury and Walter Berndes and the nega
tive by Stanton Salisbury, James Van
Avery and Hurry Drucker. Two of these
were chosen for the team and two alter
nates. Those chosen were Harry Drucker
and Harry Kenner for the' team and Wal
ter Berndes and Stanton Salisbury for al
ternates. After parliamentary luw practice
thr, meeting adjourned.
In the Frances Wll.ard society a dialogue,
entitled, "Circumstances Alter the Cuse,
was taken part In by Elisabeth Norgurd.
Edltl) Jacobaen and Margery Beckett. A
recitation was given by Elisabeth Han
cock. An essay on "Early Buds of the
Spring" was read by Ethel Sawyer. An
essay on "Spring" was reud by Antonla
Darigruard. A song was given by the
chorus, IJIIIan Carlson read an essay on
"The Onlglu of Arbor Day. "The Cres
cent was read by Mabeile Berks. An
original story was told by Bessie Ross,
Stories about some of the famous trees
were told by Laura T.'lrlrh. A reading by
Anetta Anderson concluded the program.
'I he Demosthenian and Elaine societies
field a joint program, which was very
peasant In all Its features. An oration
on "Demosthenes" was delivered by Edwin
Rooenberg Eorantlia McGanoc entertained
the socltlles with a recitation. An ora
tion,. "The Jew of the Twentieth Century."
whs delivered by Gilbert Barnes. An
original story was told by Adah Klopp.
A humorous recitation. "Kelly's Dream,"
was given by George Gugernian. A sketch,
entitled, "The Weed." was given by the
Elaine girls. In a debate, "Resolved. Tb-tt
immigration should be further restricted by
law," the affirmative was represented by
Hlgmnnd I-arrnon and Francis Scott; the
negative by Frederick McConnell and Ger
aldlne Giffurd. After th program fudge
was served by th Elaln gins.
The Llnlnger Travel club was entertained
by a lecture with stereupticon views.
The Senator's f omt-llumi,
Senator Newlands of Nevada wss soar-
lag In debate oue day, soaring so high lie
hit the celling. He realised he was getting
flowery and, to excuse nimseiu
Indeed, Mr. President, perrervui
oratory may be pardoned, for this subject
all the food eloquence needs.'
That sounded pretty good to Newlands.
hm ha . hi, ,h..ii.H mh.n ho rend In
th. ron...lnn.T R.rrl n. S.v that
he asserted his toplo "furnished all the
food elephants need."
NEWS FROM THE ARMY POSTS
Leaves Betas; Granted to Officers and
Men Prevloas to Trla to th
FORT CROOK. Neb., May 11 - Special.)
Miss Brennan, who has been the guest of
her aUter, Mra. a W. Anding, for the last
month, has left for her home In New York.
Captain J. C. Minus, Sixteenth Infantry,
reported for duty at this post on May 9.
Second Ueutenamt A- L. Clark, Thirtieth
Infantry, who has been granted two months'
leave of absence, with permission to apply
for an extension of one month, on account
of sickness, left the post for Chicago on
Captain Andrew J. Dougherty, recently
promoted Trom first lieutenant In the Twen-ty-eighth
Infantry, has been assigned to the
Thirtieth Infantry and will take command
of Company M, through the vacancy caused
by the resignation of Captain Bent. Cap
tain Dougherty is at present on duty In
Cuba, but has been ordered to Fort Crook
A girl baby was born to Mrs. Whelen,
wife of Lieutenant Townsend Whelen,
Thirtieth Infantry, on May 8. Colonel B. B.
and Mrs. Pratt are the grandparents of
Cptaln T- V.
ivener, lormeriy ui tna
rv and who resigned from
the army some time ago to engage in civil
pursuits, was a visitor at the post on the
th Instant. .. .
Lleutenunt MIlo C. Corey, Thirtieth In
fantry, has been granted leave of absence
from June 15 until July 4, both days In
clusive. Lieutenant Corty will Join the
regiment on board the transport at San
FFlrst"u'eutenant S. W. Noyes. Thirtieth
Infantry, has been ordered to report to Col
onel George Le R. Brown, Twenty-sixth
Infantry, at Fort Sam Houston, Tex., for
examination, with a view to his retirement
from active service. Lieutenant Noyes
was ill at the general hospital at the Pres
idio, San FTanclsco, for several months,
and waa discharged from the hospital and
ordered to his station for duty, but was
taken seriously ill while enroute, and waa
taken from the train at Ban Antonio, Tex.,
and from there to the post hospital at Fort
Sam Houston, for treatment.
Sergeants Edward Z. Zlmmer, Company
I; William M. Lewis and Bholby 8. Smith,
Company K. Thirtieth Infantry, have been
recommended for the positions ss targeters
at army arsenals. The position of targeter
haa recently been added to the orsenals
and the pay attached to the position Is 12 tO
per day, Including holidays. An enlisted
man on Ijelng appointed receives his dis
charge from the service and his duties are
to fire at targets, the new rifles as they
are manufactured, In order to accurately
adjust the sights. The special qualifica
tions required In order to get the positions
are those of expert rifleman, of excellent
character, sober and Industrious.
First Clses Sergeant Charles F. Betts,
signal corps, reported at the post on the
8th instant, for the purpoae of inspecting
the telephone system in operation at the
Several men of the signal corpa from
Fort Omaha reported at tlw post on the
th Inetant for the purpose of receiving
dental treatment from the army dental
surgeon now at this post.
Major William k. Anerrronime, mii-
tleth infantry, who Is to comma-id tne
troops at the Memorial day exer-ls-s to
be held In Omaha on May 0, lias com
pleted arrangements with the Grand
Army rTicers as to me nne ui hivii,
etc.. on that day. The troops from I crt
Crook will be taken to Omaha on th
Burlington at 12:30 p. m. ana win lorm
at the corner of Sixteenth ureet und
Capitol avenue. The line of march will
lie about two miles, and besides the band
snd First Battalion Thirtieth Infantry,
will be participated In by two companies
of the signal corps, the Onuhs Natliral
Guards, the high school cadets, under
pure.- The critical ordeal through which the expectant mother must
past, however, ia ao fraught with dread, paini suffering and danger.
thit the very thought of it fill her with apprehension and horror.
There is no necessity foe the reproduction of life to be either painful
or dangerous. The use of Mother' Friend to prepares the system foi
the coming event that it is ssfily passed witho'ut any danger. TLU
great and wonderful
remedy it always
hat carried thousands
of women through
the trying crisis without suffering.
tVud for (re book eontelnlug Information
af priceless valu lu all tiptcUi.1 HioUi.i.
Tha Bradflel. Ren.lator Co., Atlaota, 6a.
the command cf Captain W. K. Wolsh,
Thirtieth infantry, veterans of the civil
war and veterans of tho Spanish-American
Private August Rosemelr, Company I,
Thirtieth Infantry, has been appointed
post baker. Private Joseph KaUl. Six
teenth Infantry, has been detailed cn ex
tra duty In the subsistence department
Private George Fatser, who rcentljr
Joined the Thirtieth band, has ben pro
moted to sergeant. Sergeant Walter Star,
ling of the band haa been grantod one
month'e furlough for the purpose cf vis
iting his mother In Kansas City pre
vious to his departure for the Philippines.
Dr. Francis E. Clark of tha Christian
Endeavor society Is visiting the West
Indies, Panama and South American re
publics in the Interest of that organisa
tion. Rov. Dr. William W. Lord, deceased In
New York at the age of ts, though burn In
the north, was a typical southerner before
and during the civil war and waa a strong
friend of Jefferson, Davis, who attended
his church. He wns rector of Christ church
In Vlcksburg during the siege and before
that had been a confederate chaplain.
Balllngton Booth, president of the Vol
unteers of America, has taken title, In tha
nome of the Volunteers, to a new six-story
building aX 34 West Twenty-eighth street,
Just off Broadway, New York City, which
will be used for the executive headquarters
of the organization. The property repre
sents an investment of something like
The first Chinese nun In the history of
the Order of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus
ahd Mary was Invested with the veil, the
cincture and the scapular at the Roman
Catholic cathedral of Honolulu, March 21,
to be know aa Sister Aled a. She was Miss
Mary Wong Leonaj. the only daughter of
Wong Leong. erne of the Ix'st kiu-wn and
wealthiest Chinese merchants and rloa
rtlnnters In HAwali.
Rev. J. B. Hummlll, the eloquent preacher
of the Hanson Place Methodist Episcopal
church, Brooklyn, was preaching Sundar
at Eayvllle, L. I., from the text "Ixok
well to your fonndations." After repeating
the text he leaned heavily on the pulpit
desk, which gave way and he plunged over
the altar rnll, nearly hitting the laymen
In the front scat and scattering thn Bible
and the preacher's notes among the hold
ers of the pews. The aged preacher barely
escaped a tumble over the altar with the
Rev. Dr. Crapsey, who waa deposed from
tha Episcopal church, is reported to ba
meeting remarkable success In organising
a brotherhood of men in Rochester, N. Y.,
where he waa formerly rector of St. An
drew's church. It la said that his new
society will soon be launched with an en
rollment of fully 1.000. while the necessary
fund have been provided for at least one .
year. Meanwhile, In contrast to tho
crowds that listen to Dr. Crapsey. the
congregation of St. Andrew's Is reported
to have shrunk until It Is only a skeleton
nf what It was before Dr. Crapsey waa de
posed for heresy. - '
Wounded Flk. a full-blooded Bloux mis
sionary. Is organising a revival movement
In New York City. He has a wonderful
flow of simple oratory, besides a majestlo
presence. The Great Father, he says, does
not like to look down on the "great white
way," ss it makes him sad to think of tha
souls that are being wrecked there. New
Yorkers mar keep on smoking, as all good
Indians smoke, but they should follow tha
exampl of Pnwhattan and uo a nine. If
some of the folke could only sleep In tenta
Instead of being cooped up In their little ,
bird cage flats, the Sioux evargcllst shvs,
the town would be better off. Wounded
Elk has a white wife.
Reproducing a church, parish school,
rectory and convent la a task just finished
by the Pennsylvania ralrond, In connec
tion with Its terminal between Seventh and
Tenth Hvenues. New York City. A new
Catholic church of St. Michael's on Thirty
fourth street, twin to the old one on Thirty
second street In every detail, exterior and
Interior, Is ready to be turned over to the
church authorities and moving began last
week. The minute the orient, th sister
and the 1.600 school children have Laktn
possession of the new establishment wrock- v
' era 'will start to work on whs! is left of
th old nne and raze it to make room for
tracks. The new set of buildings cost over
UjIi.uM. exclusive of ground.
No woman'g happi
ness can be complete
without children ; it
it her nature to love
and want them
aa much to at
it is to love the
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