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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE: TUESDAY, JULY 30, 1907,
y of Ms friends among thn socldllst
Titers and the so-railed labor Jury, who
sve been attending the trial, was in the
urt room at the early hour the verdict
as rendered. The spectators' benched
re empty, but In the doorway stood Uov
rnor Frank Goodlnn, who has taken an
Stive part In pressing the prosocutlon of
laywood and his associates. There was
9 demonstration other than that made by
e attorneys for the defense, and the
Burt proceedings were over, the prisoner
ad been discharged and the Jury dis
tlnsed for the term In less than three mln
Mrmif from Emma fSoldman.
OYBTKR RAT. N. Y.. July .-Without
tmment President Roosevelt made public
is following telegram received by him to
ay referring to the verdict In the Haywood
iurdr trial nt Boise Idaho:
NEW YORK, July a. 1WT.-President
.oosevelt: Liidenlrable citizens victorious,
(Signed.) "KM MA ilOI.n.MAN.
"AlyF.X ANI'KR HKKKMAN,
DENVER, July 29-"We will hire from
he t'nlon Pacific railroad the same spe
lal train In which Kill Haywood was taken
Rolse. after being kidnaped, and In this
rain we will bring him back to Denver,"
eclared James Klrwan, acting secrctsry
reasurer of the Western Federation of
"This great victory for the good name of
he federation will be followed by the Im
ledlate engagement of enough organizers
n double the membership of the Western
federation of Miners In the next three
nonths. We will not have any more secret
teetlngs of the various local unions, be
ause there would be no work for the de
ectlves, who have been getting money
rom the mine owners to spy on our
BOMPEHS TALKS ON THE VERDICT
Honeat American Jury Coold
Have Done Otherwise."
WASHINGTON. July 28. President Gom
lers of the American Federation of Labor
ontght, In an Interview regarding the out-
No human hand touchc$
WHEAT FLAKE CELERY
from its first process of manu
facture until it is served for th
table. It is composed of Wheat,
Celery and Salt. Not a trace of
any other substance. Its daily
use has a tonic and laxative ef
10 cents a package.
Tor sale by all Grocer
foi tb lut iw.alr-Sr. inn and a.r.r found an
rslUf til biu tkU roar CututU. Btae.
aakb(a Uklnf Cunmu a. has sarar ha4
tta. aautocha. Thar kin aatlraly nrd htm.
('esraM da what yoa raooatMnd tb.m to do. I
will tWa joa the prtil. of aalnc an lama."
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PaJMaMa, Foaaoa, Taata fioos. Do Geo.
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ai la balk. Tka . ublat atampad 0 0 0.
Siaiubua to aare ot jour awo.r back.
Starling Ramady Co., Chicago arN.V. sol
AXaWAL SALE TEN MILLION BOIES
Fire, Smoke and Water Sale
In the O'Donahoe-Rodmond-Normile Building,
. Sixteenth and Howard
For Tuesday and Wednesday we will
add $2,000 mor goods (slightly damaged
by smoke and water) to our stock now on
Tuesday and Wednesday Vill Be Bargain Days
Our entire wholesale and retail stock
must be closed out by Saturday. August 3.
Joseph. Fn IliSs
Sixteenth and Howard.
In no article Is inferior starching o con
spicuous as in men's lineu. Laundresses
who excel in this difficult branch who
make their work Kjual to that of the
famons French laundries owe their
success to the genuine
Silver Gloss Starch
wash dav to Use iL The rrn.
of this wonderful starch insure
superhne, unusually pliable, beautiful, snowy
finish, not onlvon men's linen buton entry mar
ine ut or article where faultless work is essen
tial. Prevents linen from turning yellow. The
standard of quality for over half a century.
BEST TOR ALL KINDS OT STARCHING
rr aeiKral ate Soil elrtclre. Far starchbit
nraaalea' as a coW-witrr (Ur da. rraalrtas as selling .
Made for over fifty years at Oswego. All
grocers, full weight packages.
T. KINGSFORD & SON, Oswego. N. Y.
National Starch Co., Successors.
come of the Haywood trial at Boise, Idaho,
declared that no honest American Jury
could have brought In any other verdict.
Mr. Gompers said: "Even If Haywood.
Moyer and Pettlbone had cause to feel re
sentment against Governor Steunenberg
during his administration, at tlw time of
his being killed and for almost two years
before he was In no way In a position to
Interfere with the work of the Western
Federation- of Miners; he was removed
from the Meld of opposition to the miners'
"The organization, as a matter of neces
sity, was compelled to deal with new con
ditions, with new men and with new
opponents and could not have the time,
much lea the inclination or motive to
wreak a murderous revenge upon one who
was no longer In their path. There was no
motive and no purpose for Haywood to kill
or to conspire to have killed ex-Governor
"The Idaho Jury and all the American
people are to be congratulated on the ac
quittal of Haywood. The testimony oT
Orchard confessing that he was a manifold
murderer; that he was a bigamist, burglar.
Incendiary, thief, llnr and fraud, was
enough to sicken the hearts of all out
J people. Upon such testimony It was un
thinkable that a Jury of American citizens
would hang even a yellow dog.."
MENTION PREHIDKVr MOOSEVEI.T
Socialists and I.nbor Leaders Xote
Outcome of Trial.
NEW YORK, July 29. "President Roose
velt, not William D. Haywood, la now the
'undesirable citizen,' " said Alexander
Jonas, socialist loader and editor of the
Volks Zeltung. when asked how he re
garded the result of the trial In Idaho.
His reply was perhaps the most pronounced
of many opinions by local socialists and
I organized labor leaders, but Jubilation was
the keynote of them all, Moses Oppen
helmer, the oiganizer of the Moyer-Hay-wood
conference. In speaking at the meet
ing of the Central Federated union In
which socialist and nonsoclallst unions are
"I have been a great many years In the
labor movement and In all my memory
this Is the first time the working class has
exerted Itself In the same way as It has
done In behalf of these men," (meaning
Haywood, Moyer and Pettlbone).
Efforts will be made to persuade Hay
Wood to fame -her Wx'eek o attend ' '
socialist parade and, mass meeting in his
honor" to tie' held lri'fcladfson Square Gar
den. It Is expected that fjo.ono persons will
be In the parade. The New York social
ists claim to hav contributed 125,000 of the
fund cf ttfW.OfW raised for the' defense. .
IONDON, July 29. Commenting on the
result of the trial of William D. Haywood
at Boise, the Chronicle today says:
The state of society revealed by the trial
la more terrible than any civil war, be
cause It Is more treacherous and Is likely
to be more lasting. From beclnnlng to
end It revealed a condition of brutal rapa
city, confronted with savage, despairing
violence, a condition that gives America's
boasted civilization a very dubious look.
The Daily News says:
From the outset the question has been
complicated by the fierce prejudices of a
kind of smoldering class war. The whole
movement, both In the revelations of the
trial and Its accompaniments In public ex
citement, has Illustrated the Insecurity of
authority In America and the profound
skepticism concerning the Identity of law
and Justice. ,
Both articles refer to President Roose
velt's "undesirable citizen" statement. The
News calls It one of his frequent public
Indiscretions, and the Chronicle predicts
that It will cost him dear,
BUTTE, Mont., July 29. Seven thousand
miners and other union workers of Butte
paraded the streets In this city last even
ing as an expression of their gratification
at the acquittal of William D. Haywood.
Preceded by pictures of Haywood, banners
on which were Inscribed the sentiment of
the marching thousands, and by Amerloan
flags and with a band, the procession
started, four abreast, from In front of the
Miners' I'nlon hall and traversed all the
principal thoroughfares of the city. Occu
pying a position of honor between two
American flags at the head of the proces
sion was a big silk bsnner ot the union,
bearing Its motto, "Charity to all, maltos
As the parade progressed hundreds of
men on the sidewalks stepped Into the
ranks and marched along. It was one Of
ths lara-t parades ever hel1 In Butt.
Returning to the Miners' t'nlon hall.
pwha wr made from opn windows by
labor leadrs and by president Duffy of
the miners' unlnn.
GIRL CANNOT PASS UP HORSE
Admits She la Irrealstnhly Impelled t
teal Ktfrr !N'J e
On account of her mania for stealing
horses, whlrh she seems unable to control.
Stella Bloom, a IR-year-old girl living st
Sixteenth and Martha streets, was com
mitted to Ilie nd Shepherd home Monday
morning by Judge Kennedy cf the Juvenile
court. She confessed she was unable
to keep from taking horses and frankly
told the court she did not know what eould
be done to stop the practice.
last Thursday she went to a ltverv
stable In South Omaha and ordered a horse
and bupgy sent to a curtain address. When
the horse arrived she was dickering with
a woman at the nirnber she gave for
room and board. She stopped her bargain
ing and climbed Into the buggy and drove
sway. In spite of a diligent search made
by the police the animal was not found un
til Sunday, when It was located In a livery
stahle at Twenty-eighth and Farnam
strrets where Stella was bosrdlng It.
1'p to a few months ago Stella bad her
own horse and buggy, but the animal died
snd since then she bss taken horses that
did not belong to her several times. She
hss been In Juvenile court for this same
offense once or twice before. Her father
and mother have separated and her mother
se nis to be unable to control Stella.
Twelve-year-old Dorothy Newlean was
sent to St. James orphanage by Judie Ken
nedy after be had heard her story. A
few days ago Mrs. Towle of the probation
officer's office found the little girl In a two
room hovel under the Sixteenth street via
duct where she was living with an old
woman. Two drunken men were living at
the same shack. Dorothy's father and
mother are separated and neither were con
sidered fit to have custody of the child.
For passing herself off as a married
woman snd traveling around the country
with a man. IJllle Hult. 1 years old. was
committed to the Good Shepherd home.
She has been In court several times be
CRAWFORD HOMEFROM NORTH
Omaha Men Make F.xtenalve Journey
Throoch the British
Frank Crawford, who. with Lysle Abbott
and Dr. Sparling, has been making an
extensive trip through the British north
west, returned to Omaha Monday, a few
days ahead of the others of his party.
Mr. Crawford was as brown as a berry
from his lengthy outdoor trip, having trav
eled 5,000 miles by rail. 200 by steamboat,
323 by small boats, 340 by stage and 225 by
"We were In a new and practically un
known region of British Columia," said
Mr. Crawford. "The country we covered
was on the line, as surveyed, of the new
Grand Trunk Pacific railroad. Good farm
ing land Is a very scarce article In British
Columbia, the land being arid, seml-arld
lei, wa had fine new Early Rose potatoes,
ley, which runs esst and west, sloping to
ward the Frazier. That was a splendid
valiey and wheat, oats, potatoes and all
products raised In any part of Canada
yle'd big returns wherever planted by the
trapper-farmers in that country. Ten days
ago at Fort Dodge, north of the 54th paral
and rocky. In the main except Nechaw val
grown In the garden of an Indian. The
climate Is much the same as northern New
England, except that the winters are
shorter and less severe."
PACKING HOUSE AT ALLIANCE
Independent Concern Files Articles
-. Havelock to Reesra- One -.
LINCOLN. July 29. Independent packing
houses will be constructed In Havelock and
Alliance, Neb. The Alliance company, with
a capital stock of $25,000. fully subscribed,
filed Its articles of Incorporation today,
while Charles Williams of Sioux City Is
now in Havelock organizing a company
there. Both concerns will do a complete
packing business, the capacity of the Alli
ance concern being 100 beeves per day.
Mrs. Josephine Rocheford.
Mrs. Josephine Rocheford, aged 17, died
Sunday at her home. 2506 South Twenty
fifth avenue. The furieral Is to be held at
Bt. Patrick's church at 8:30 Tuesday morn
ing with interment at Holy Sepulchre
cemetery. She Is survived by her husband
and an Infant.
Mra. Sarah Pratt.
Mrs. Sarah Pratt died at the county hos
pital Friday at the age of 92 years 6
months. The funeral was held Monday
afternoon from the Swanson undertaking
establishment. Rev. Charles ' W. Savldge
officiating. Interment was at Prospect Hill
cemetery. Mrs. Pratt was survived by sev
Mra. Caroline Mnrhlheanaen.
Mrs. Caroline Muehlheausen, aged TR, a
resident of Omaha for thirty-one years,
died at her residence, 25S2 North Eighteenth
street. The funeral will be held Tuesdsy
afternoon. She Is survived by two sons and
three daughters, Adolph and George Muehl
hausen, Mrs. John McGuIre and Miss
Muehlhausen of Omaha and Mrs. Qua
Olson of Chicago.
Mr. William Holmes and Mlsa Minerva
Proctor were married Sunday evening at
6 o'clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Carter. 2134 South Thirty-fifth
street by Rev. Charles W. Savldge.
ftrholarahlf) Uoei Brftlnr
BOONE, la., July M. (Special Telegram.)
-Education Is going begging In Boone
county. A Highland Park scholarship of
fered for full terms by a Dea Moines msn,
can find no taker here. Superintendent
Cobb is acourlng the- country, but finds
no one who w'll tske scholarship.
Many Woodmen Initiated.
CHICAGO," July 29.-8pectal Telegrams
Rev. G. H. Schleh of Omaha Initiated l.anO
new menileis of the Woodmen of the World
a; - big meeting held here, yesterday.
Oakland, la'., Man Injnred.
CIUCAGO. July 2S.-(8peoial Telegrsm.)
I.. E. Freemsn. aged 59 years, of Oaklsnd,
la., a cattle buyer, was severely Injured by
a street car here last night.
ia and has been for 61 years the rnoet
prompt and reliable cur for Diarrhoea,
Dysentery and Chelera Infantum. As
these diseases often come in the night,
every home should be prepared to check
them without delay by having Wakefield'
Blackberry Balaam on hand. It never fails.
All druggists cell it Full size bottle 86c
UNION LABOR LAUDS VERDICT
Coniideri Haywood Case Victory for
Cauie and Justice.
FAIRNESS ALLOWED RONE OTHER
tarlea I.. McDonald, Former Presl
dent Central l.ahor t'nlen, E
preaaee Serprla ea Well
fnlon labor men In Orraha are gratified
st th Haywood decision. To a man they
regard It ss the only fair conclusion Of the
case, though some, Charles 'McDonald for
one, expressed surplae thst the Jury
should return a verdict of not guilty.
John Pollan. presUU-nt of the Central La
bor union, said:
"The verdict could not have- been other
wise under the evidence and the Instruc
tions of the court. The trial was fair ami
union labor has no comment to make upon
the course of the trial. I guess It is pretty
clear that the Mine Owners' sssoctatlon
was back of the prosoc utlon. l'nion labor
is generally pleased with the verdict, be
cause it Is a verdict of fairness. At the
meeting of the Omaha Typographical union
Sunday a telegram of congratulation was
sent to II y wood. The victory for Hay
wood Is not so much a victory for union
labor as It is a victory for law and Justice.
The court, the attorneys snd the Jury
were fair men. and under such conditions
the result of n acquittal could not have
McDonald la Surprised.
"I was somewhat surprised at a verdict
of acquittal. I looked only for a disagree
ment of the jury. However, under the
evidence and the Instructions of the Judge
there could have been no other fair result
than an acquittal.
"It Is on the whole a victory for union
labor, and shows that the unions are
strong enough to defend their rlRhts and
that with able counsel these rights can be
won against the corporations. It Is also s
victory for Justice, t'nlon labor has nevet
for a moment condoned violence and should
not be held responsible for the acts of
such men as Orchard and Irreconcilable
agitators. I'nlonlsm does not mean social
Ism nor anarchy. We believe In law and
order, but we believe the law Is as much
for the man who toils as for the man who
waxes fst off the products of toll. This
trial has cost union labor a vast amount of
money and union labor Is able and willing
to pay Just as mucrh more for Justice.
Union labor docs not wish to. shield or
protect a criminal, a murderer or a felon.
And union labor will resent the charge
that In the defense of our right to live
that we are criminals, murderers and
felons. This acquittal of Haywood has
shown that the bull pen method of coercion
has come to an end in this country. It
has demonstrated that men and women
cannot be driven from their homes at the
behest of corporations because they nat
urally resent the proposition that they have
no right to live except by the permission
of corporate interests."
KELBY SAYS HE IS OUT OF IT
Attorney for Bnrllnsrton and Other
Nebraska Men Once Tolerated "
Ben I Castor; president of the Egerla
Fuel company, which Is the one mentioned
In connection with an eatensive fraudulent
coal land deal In Colorado,' Is well known
In Omaha, and Is a son of Tobias Castor,
right-of-way agent of the Burlington road.
Castor resides at Wllher, where he has
extensive real estate and banking Interests.
Several other prominent' Nebraskans are
mantloped In Jhe transactions of the com
pany and several "of "KVnfr'were closely
Identified with the Egerla company, amen
them being J. E. Kclby. counsel for th
Burlington railroad and J. B, Dlnsm,ore or
Sutton, twice prominently, mentioned as a
candidate for governor. . ,
Three residents of Aurora, Neb., are men
tioned aa witnesses who will give evidence
against the promoters. These sre Dr. L., O.
Myers, George Burr, editor of the Aurora
Register, and William Glover, who owne
banka at Giltner and Trumbull.
A Burlington official said with reference
to the "president and secretary of agricul
ture" mentioned In this story.
"That Is Grover Cleveland and J. Ster
ling Morton, and yet I doubt If either ever
had a dollar's worth of stock In the affair.
It may have been the promoters found It
profitable to peddle the rumor they did."
Mr. Kelby said: I am not now nor nor
long time have I been a stockholder or
officer of the concern or connected with It
In any way. The matter Is merely a politi
cal stlr-up out there in Colorado. I Just
returned from DerNer today. The Denver
News of yesterday has tljls to say of my
connection with the matter and I do not
care to say anything more than Is con
tained In the News article, which Is:
'Attorney J. K. Kelbv of the Burlington
will have no more Interest with the men
In the new company to lease the Egerla
lease and proirty, but ne waniea to ao
what he could to protect mem, aaya a
friend of his. This friend declared the
name of J. H. Kelby stands high. He was
mixed up In a bad crowd and found It out.
H wantrd to Drotect the Innocent and get
away from the company of the guilty, so
he resigned as a director and helped pay
back money Invested by innocent psrtles.
Ills part was a correct one and It cost him
conslderanie monny to neip ciear ma saina
of apparent responsibility which did not
even amount to actual responsibility. I
knew something about the Omaha meting.
It was a surprise to Kelbv when he
learned the actual condition ef affairs and
he Insisted that restitution be made to In
nocent stockholders. This was done and
Kelby was active In seeing that It was
TWENTY DIE IN FIRE
(Continued from First Page.)
hose carta te fight the flames, now being
swept along under the smart west wind.
The Inflammable character of the wood,
staff and papier mache the constructive
material of the many attractions, made
fine food for the flames and, notwithstand
ing the many streams of water poured upon
them, the conflagration seemsd to defy sll
efforts to check Its course up the beach
toward the Bowery, and to the countless
amusement places along Surf avenue.
Ftre Commissioner Lantry, seeing that
nothing could be saved in ths park, or
dered that all efforts be concentrated on
the east side of the flaming blocks to keep
the fire from getting into the flimsy build
ings In the Bowery and thus making a
fire trail to Dreamland and Luna park.
The firemen were massed at the entrance
of the Bowery, and, although a Japaness
skating rink, a small dance hall and a
restaurant were destroyed, there the fire
was checked. The wind had. In the mean
time, switched into the south and this
favorable slant of breese aided the fire
fighters In confining the firs to seven blocks.
The alarm of fire woke up dosing Coney
Island with a start, and in a few minutes
Surf avenue was Jammed with excited
freaks and frolltckera, chorus girls, snake
charmers, animal trainers, performers,
amusement employes all the miscellaneous
population of the island. In fact. Clothed
In a stats of terror and little else, thou
sands fled through ths streets while the
roar of ths flames could be heard from one
end of the Island to the other.
The houses burned like Under and a
The Nebraska Telephone Company does
not have to earn or pay fixed charges on
watered stock or inflated capital of any
kind. Whyt Simply because its capital
rests absolutely dollar for dollar on real
plant value. It has no watered stock. It
has no bonds. It pays (5 per cent dividends
y-no more, no less. Some day the people
of Omaha will appreciate that this conserv
ative capitalization is a great advantage to
the telephone u.ser as well as the telephone
If the Nebraska Telephone Company had
been over captalized it could not have kept
its place in the front rank of the telephone
procession. It could not have afforded, in
that case, to have replaced half-worn
equipment with equipment that is thor
oughly up-to-date. It could not have pro
vided, in advance, for the growing tele
phone needs of Omaha and provided an
outlet in every direction by means of a
comprehensive system of toll lines. It
could not have provided branch offices for
the further convenience of its customers
and for the purposes of securing greater
accuracy and economy in the handling of
the growing traffic of the city. It could
not have given subscribers the benefit of
rates which are actually lower today than
they were ten years ago, although the num
ber of subscribers has more than trebled.
The American people have learned to
look to the capitalization of their public
utilities. They have learned that they can
not for any length of time get a fair rate
and a fair value of service for that rate un
less the finances of the public utility com
panies rest on a sound basis.
The growth of the Nebraska Telephone
Company has been remarkable. The Com
pany endeavored to show a progressive
spirit in meeting this growth and at the
same time has kept its finances on a
strictly conservative basis.
The Company is therefore in a position
to give its subscribers resonable rates and
full value for their money.
few minutes sufficed to wipe them out
Arthur Lee, manager of Steeplechase
park, speaking for Mr. Ttlyou, said that
the loss on the park, which was completely
destroyed, would reach 11,000,000, and there
was no Insurance. The hotels destroyed
were small and the property loss on them
will not reach much over $100,000.
Technically Under Arrest.
WORCESTER. Mass.. July 29. General
Joslah Pickett, 86 years old and a veteran
of the civil war. Is said to be dying here,
technically a wealthy prisoner. He has
been under arrest. It Is stated, ever since
the battle of Cold Harbor end has de
clared that he will die under arrest. Pick
ett was colonel of the Twenty-fifth Massa
chusetts during the fighting at Cold Har
bor, and In a fit of anger In the height of
the fight, replied roughly to General Ptan
nard, his superior. The latter promptly
plaoed him under arrest and took his
sword. Lter Pickett was commended by
Btannard for gallantry In the Cold Har
bor battle while heading a charge, but the
record of arrest was never changed, and
General Pickett has been technically under,
arrest for forty years.
New Steamship Llae.
MEXICO CITT, July According to In
formation received In shipping circles here
today the Wilson line, under the direction
of the Neptune Navigation company, will
soon be plylnr between New Orleans and
Mexican and Central American porta, touch
ing at vigia, ron Moreios, uense and
BATH SOAP known-
Lathers equally well fn
hard or soft water never
leaves sediment or scum.
Grocers and druuslsts sell ft.
lin. WIubIowIi Soothing Syrap
breo nsed fnr cr BntTT-TIVE TEARS E
Hijlorw OTHERS fur th.ir OlIUiftI?
BATHES the C!iriPJHorrtN8theGl,!i8.AlXAfs)
TmtJj fur PUttKHIA, Sold bj f)ruri"l feir
pari vf tb world. B tnr. and as f..r " Mr.. Wio-
iftr-iniu.wi'n rrr.rwJi ni ixuhn. it
AimoB rxnrcs OOaCVASr
a7 a.ria in, an tauks
Deadly Parallel No. 6.
It the watchword for health and vigor, com
fort and beauty. Mankind is learning not
only the necessity but the luxury of clean
liness. SAPOLIO, which has wrought
such changes in the home, announces bar
FOR TOILET AND BATH
A special soap which energliet the whole
body, starts the circulation and leaves an
exhilara'.ing glow. A llgrttert and druggisti.
Summer Suitings on sale at
about half price.
FINK IMPORTED SOTS TO
WORTH UP TO $00.00.
Fine Domeetlo Suits to order
$20.00 worth up to $40.00.
No goods reserved, all go on this
Fit and workmanship guaran
Pnone Doug. U0. - I. .Mth St.
Nsar B. W. Cor. Uth and rarnam Bt
ft rite for My F res Book
lot a Fine Art
Bms air book nd afly Imt br ymrwlf ths
unnl, aeiulb). mra ot 4m1Id ia wick,
ore. ou .iotUIom. It will Ml uwu
Sow to operaM oonMnrmtlrelf aad miir ot
Ut. CMomo Bowd at Trmim. Writ today
tor thl Authority on SumkM rru.
Boat promptly FRKB I ?r th. powtaa to
las oa sir book. It will latwwjt roa.
E. W. WACNE. M rUarJ st Tr4 BUfM Okas
THE OMAHA DEE
Best & West
The promoters of the new Omaha tele
phone company are attempting to dispose
of bonds to the amount of $1..))O.00O to fi
nance the building of a plant having (?,000
telephones. In the bond circular signed by
their fiscal representative, Ixmis ,T. Wilde
of Tortland, it is claimed that these fi,000
telephones will make total earnings of
$243,900 a year. Under the head of "Ex
penditures," this $243,900 is apportioned
Interest at 5 per cent on $1,500,000
bonds $ 75,000
Dividends at 4 i?r cent on $1,500,
000 preferred stock C0,000
Operation, Maintenance, Recon
struction, etc 4f!,500
Sinking Fund to Retire All Bonds
(30 years) 25,000
Total Expenditures $207,374
This statement that "Operation, Main
tenance, Reconstruction, etc." will be cov
ered by $46,500 is manifestly untrue. The
items of operation, maintenance, recon
struction, etc., include all salaries and
wages, insurance and taxes, repair and re
construction material, rent, light, heat and
power and miscellaneous expenses of all
kinds, and the sum of $4(5,500 will scarcely,
cover half of these various expenses.
Take a case in point. The Lincoln Tele
phone Company also has an automatic
switchboard with considerable less than
6,000 telephones and yet the Lincoln com
pany pays out over $53,000 a year merely
in salaries and wages, without considering
material, rent, light, heat and power, in
surance and taxes and other miscellaneous
expenses. The Lincoln pay roll is about as
General Manager's Office (3 em
ployes) ' $ 4,800
Maintenance Dept. (43 employes) . . 34,392
Operators ( 1 7 employes ) .' 6,000
Record Dept. (2 employes) . 840
Bookkeeping Dept. (4 employes) . .. 2,520
Contract Dept. (4 employes) 2,700
Collection Dept. (2 employes) 2,520
Total Salary and Wage for year. $53,772
The Omaha company promises nearly a
thousand more telephones than Linclon is
now operating, and its salaries and wages
will cost more rather than less. But at the
Lincoln rate the Omaha company's pay roll
alone will be $7,272 more than has been ap-
propriated for all operating, maintenance
and reconstruction expenses. The experi
ence of the Automatic exchange in Lincoln
shows that the figures in the prospectus of
the new Omaha company have been juggled
and are seriously misleading. Either the
stockholders or the subscribers must suffer
on account of the discrepancy.
WE made a most generous pur
chase of Blue Serges some
We bought them right and w now
offer a full Blue or Black Serge or
Cheviot Suit with extra Trousers of
same or striped material
I We don't know of a better way to
I tempt your order than to offer you
the best tailoring the choicest fab
rlcs and the assurance of well fitting
garments at a tempting mid-summer
price. Every suit order this month
Includes an extra pair of Trousers for
the price of suit alone.
Suit and Extra Tnusers $25 lo $45
WILLIAM JERRKMS SONS
209-11 So. 13th SU
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