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CURRENT NEWS OF IOWA
Offlro, IB Seurt
J. MINOR MKVTION,
' T'avls, drugs. . ,-
itvkrt soils carpet,
f Ed Honor, Tony Faust beer.
f Lwls Cutler, fqneial. dirccto. Tlion 97.
''f Woodrlng I'ndertaking company. Tel. S'J.
k For rent, unfurnished rooms ' Z1 Main fit.
' COME AND (IKK OVH IWfl WALL I A
.fCH. H. BOR WICK. 211 ri. MAIN.
Y Annual ift per cent discount sule on pie
Jture moulding begin Monday Kebruury 3.
1 Alexander's 3:43 Hroartwiiv.
. You can got bolter cur I for loss money
J from William Welch. K North .M:iin. The
! reason why la because he noils tor rush.
oth 'phono 128. Yard phono licll-37;.
OFFICE SPACH FOP. rtP:NT. JS pf.H
MONTH; CENTRAL LOCATION. STEAM
HEAT AND ELECTRIC I.KIHT Ft k
MSHED. OMAHA BEE, IS 'SCOTT ST.
Where do you buy your coal? Have you
given us a trial? Do no. Wo endeavor to
Please all the time. TI10 Council Bluffs
t Coal and Ice company. Both 'phones 72.
In seme stores the prices of pianos do-
! pend upon the credulity of the customer
and the feelings or the salesman. Tin- A.
Hoepo company, 29 Pearl street, 2s South
Maln street. Council Blurfs, la., has hut
t no price, and that the lowest. ,
I Lumber at right prices, quotations gladly
: furnished. Money saved on jour buHillilg
3 materials. (V 1 later Lumber Company,
J Council Bluffs, la.
V The regular weekly session of Hew
'Henry Deigns; a Industrial school will be
'held this afternoon at 2 o'clock. The Misses
lrogd will entertain tne children with nui
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. J. If. Uerke of
I'ark avenue, a son.
During January 201 transfers of real
Jcstate with an aggregate, consideration of
f The' family of O. K. Harden. Broadway
jiand Twenty-first street was quarantined
yeaterdav for dlnhthcria. Hie tmiu.nt i...inu f
the 8-ycar-oht eon of Mr. Harden. i Hon for such purposes. Judge ThornoH's
Mrs. Anna Kelly, 24' North Sixteenth decree not only restrains tho county treas
streeK complained to tho polio,, yesterday nnrt lh rltv nf Oniinel! Rlnffs from
(morning that her hen coop had been raided
J Thursday night and alx of her best liy
j mouth Kock chickens stolen. -
Judge 1 lamer of KearnoV, Neb., who will"
(defend Hoy M. Stevens nt his second trial
ion tho charge of attempting to criminally
nasauM. 11-ycar-old Christina Chrlstenson.
jwh In the city yesterday In connection
twllh the case. Me was at the court house
i looking over the records of tho first trial.
Elevens second trlul will begun In
alHuit two v -1 ka.
: Our flower boils 'are now and m-oll for-
JtlllzeiL thus proilticlng rich and healthy
t flowers, tery choice red. white and pink
'carnations; roil, white, pink and yellow
Minted American beauty roses. Herman
1 jiros., jii j-eari eit. jiui., ;4 tuacK; Hell, uL'll.
h The prellminury hearing of Andy Holts.
Aths dlwhiirged Milwaukee employe charged
! Ifwlth malicious destruction of the company's
J Jproprrty, was continued In Justice Cooper's
f r court yesterday until Tuesday. Butts Is
J iout 4n bat I.
The members of tho lllRgln-t hnusehold
"who worn fMilson,,,! ThurAluv ittiMi,,1lw
jby oatmeal eaten nt breakfast. ' were re-
jwirted to be much Improved yesterdav, al
though the men of this family were unuhle
. to rulurn to work.
', As no complalnl was filed by the railroad,
; 'William WimmIb, caught In the act of tap--ping
the cash register In the ticket offlco
I of the Oreat Wesleni passenger flepM, es
.itiped with a Jail sentence of five days
yesterday on a chargn of vagrancy.
I The wurehouso of Shugnrt & 'Ouren was
Vgain - broken Into Thursdny night and
'hlrty sacks of chop feed were carried away
Evidently in a wagon. The desks In the
Office were ransacked but the thieves did
not molest tho safe. Entrance was olfected
iby forcing a rear window.'
Ji The esse against K. N. Campbell, whose
,:wtfn after s:urlng a divorce on her cross
li'pi'tltton filed a serious charge airainst him.
f'WHS rlismisHed In Justice Coot)er's utiurt
j yesterday on motion of Assistant County
'Attorney Hohs. It was staled that If the
offenso complained of had been committed
by Campbell, it had been committed In
i Nebraska and therefore 'outside of'fhe Juf
J"J.sdlctiou of Hie JiH-al uUioriljo. , ,
Vivian, the" Infant daughter of .Mr. ' anil T
Mrs. Ij. M. Ellsworth. 'Mi Eaat Rrondwuv
died last evening from congestion of the
liinss. aged 8 days. Hervlces will be held
at. the house Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock
conducled by Hev. J. W. Jones, rector of
, Ft. Haul's Kplseopal church, after which
tho body will be taken to Marshulltown,
la., for burlul. 1
Ws krm Kmrnw.
Vi guarantee less wear and tear In your
..linens than any other laundry In the state.
Bluff City Laundry. 'Phones 314.
N. T. Plumbing Co. Tel. 3A Night. L699.
Too Cold for Councllmen.
The sudden change In the weather
interred the members of the cltv council
yesterdayaflernoon from taking a trip
about the city to assess up the recently
completed sewering, curbing, vtc. They
contented themselves with nti Indoor meet
ing as g, committee of the whole and also
as a regular council.
In session as a city council they assessed
1 up the curbing on Avenue H Iwtween
1 Klghth and Eleventh streets and attended
to some matters of minor Importance.
In committee of the whole the petition
of residents of Iosn street to have the
- grade of that street established was re
ferred to the city engineer to prepare the
l necessary ordinance.
The matter of the acceptance .of M. V.
Rohrer's plat of Rohrer's Park was re-
- ferred to the committee on streets and
alleys, the city engineer and tho city
City Auditor MuAnrney's plan to estab-
llsh a pension fund for the fire and police
' departments was referred to Councilman
Fleming to .submit some recommendation
at the next regular meeting.
Tho council adjourned to the regular
meeting Monday plght, February X
Oeorge W. Klein. 19 South Vain street.
Thones: Ind.. 710 Black; Bell WS.
Real Rstata Transfers.
These transfers were reported to The
TBee January 11 by the Pottawattamie
County Abstract Company of Council
Addle M. Chrlsman snd husband to
C. I Bolton, nw, aa-Tt-IW; w.d IU.950
J Sheets and wife to H. I). Mcl.aln,
n4 of see. Ti. and swV se of
'sec. 22, all In 74-39; w.d
JOdgar P. Johnson and wife to Alia
M. Bradley, lot 7, Aud's sub. of Out
lot 1. In Carson; w.d
!The Pacific Realty Co.- to Edward
Greenlee, Urt In block 17, In Beer's
sub. to Council Bluffs, la. w.u
f;ila M. McKune t al. to Julia A. and
John W. Jefrers. lots is. in, :i and 21.
In block 4, Mane'a udjltlon 10 Coun
cil Bluffs, la.: w.d
JPIilHlppIn" Peters and husband In
flrace V. Kwearlngen, lots H and 7,
In block t. and lot a, in block 7.
II In Bayllxa Third addition to
Council Bluffs. la.; w.d...., 74
Five transfers; . total ,...33.
LOOK! COAL AND FEED!
Soft wood 3c, and hard wood
$1-2.1 per rack; Hay 8.V per 100
lbs. Free delivery. Satisfaction
guaranteed. 'Phones 1153.
J. STEIN, 709 W. Broadway
A. A. CLARK & CO.
L0AE1 f.lOIIEY 0!) HOUSEHOLD FURNITTJEE.
AXO ANY CHATTEL BECTIUTY AT 0E.HAJi TBK t'SUAIt RATES.
Twenty Ycsars of Suoccaaful thialneaa.
CXRNEK MAW AND IIKOADWAY, OYCA AMERICAN EXPRESS.
jo ronnwopn wnn nm rirm calling
1X)IU M UU.NEJ. 3417. .
It. T!. 4.1.
UIY LOSES IN TWO CASES
Light and Water Tax Illegal When
Levied on Property Not Benefited.
MERITS OF OTHER NOT TOUCHED
Action to Compel Installation of
Crossing; f.ale i'hrana tint on
Arroial of Vu fwrit In (nap
Juilan Thotncll rf the district court vri
lordny afternoon handed down decisions In
two Important railroad suits In which the
illy was vllnlly Interested, his rulings being
adverse1 to the municipality.
tine suit Is that in which the Dubuque &
Sioux City railroad itho Illinois Central)
sought to restrain the county treasurer and
the city from collecting taxes for light and
water on the northerly mile of Its tracks
wllhln the city limits and the other Is that
In which the city sought to compel bv
mandamus proceedings the Great Western
and Illinois Central railroads to Install and
piahUaln gates at certain street crossings.
In tho rase of the Illinois Central against
the county treasurer Judge TMorncll sus
tained the contention of the railroad that
Its northerly mile of track within the city
limits Is wholly without the limit of bene
fits and protection of the water works and
gas and electric light plants and conse-
intently said property Is not llnhie to taxa-
attempting to collect this portion, of the
tax levied for the years IS'tf to Inclu
sive, but enjoins them from attempting to
levy, assess or collect such taxes In the
In tho suit brought by the city against
tho Great Western and Illinois Central to
compel these railroads lo maintain gates
at certain crossings Judge Thorntll sus
tained tlo motion of tho defendant rail
roads to strike tho amended petition of the
city. After commencing the suit the city
council passed a new ordinance governing
tho maintenance of gates by the railroads
at street crossings and the original petition
whs amended to conform with the new
ordinance. The railroads contended that
the amended petition set up a new cause
of action not in existence at tho time of
the commencement of the suit and Judge
Thornell In his ruling sustains their conten
tion. Robert Manhart brought suit for divorce
from Iicna Manhart, to whom he was mar
ried February lflu", while on a visit to
his natlvo home In Switzerland. He ac
cuses the defendant of treating him In a
cruel and Inhuman manner and refusing
to live with him as his wire. In his peti
tion tho plaintiff states that shortly after
their marriage he and his wife came to
the t'nlted States and visited with relatives
at Marengo, la. From Marengo, Manhart
says, he came to Mlnden, Pottawattamie
county, and rented a' farm, but his wife
refused to Join him. Instead, . he alleges,
his wife Insisted on traveling about with
his niece at his ixpenso and that at present
he Is unaware of her whereabouts.
) . i. , i y 1 .
JIKOHS FOR TlIK KEDEL COIRT
Clerk McArthaw Draws List far the
The grand and petit Jurors for the spring
term of United States court, which will
be convened In this city Tuesday, March
10, by. Judge Smith McPherson, were drawn
yesterday by W. C. McArthur of De
Moines, clerk of the United States district
court, 'and O. If. Lucas of this city. Jury
commissioner. Twenty-six grand Jurors
who are summoned to appear on the open
ing day of court, and forty-six petit Jurors,
who are summoned to appear on the sec
ond day, were drawn.
Clerk McArthur staled he was of tha
opinion that the business of the March
term of federal court would be light. Cases
from the Fifteenth Judicial district will
come up for oral argument in the state
supreme court between March 10 and 30,
while federal court Is in session In this
city, and this will compel many attorneys
who may have cases before . the United
States court to be in Des Moines and they
will consequently try to have their casus
These are the grand and petit Jurors
Grand Jurors W. C. Baird. Carroll; J.
L. lioilatli, lihnwooil: A. M. Ciimmlngs.
Nodaway; Henry Deltschler. Mineola: J.
M. Hick, Moilale; E. B. Fairchalds, Kirk-
man; c. A. Fry, Ml. Ayr: M. 11. Funk.
Lewis; J. M. Gallagher, Ixigan; A. M. Gay
lord, Atlantic; Henry Hallock, Menlo; C.
W. Hunt. Logan: Sieve Kial. Vail; H. U.
Iowls, Mondamln: 8. A. Mollague. Audu
bon; J. W. Murphy. Glenwood; U. A.
Norellna, Klron; Kiank Fluster, IVdliam;
John Kiley, Prt Scott ; F. J. Host. (Hidden;
H. I). Smith, Cieston; James Steele, Har
lan: Timothy Sullivan, Corning; Edward
WihiiI. Audubon: H. W. Wurk, Allan;
Thomas Young, Hastings.
Petit Jurors Ueorge Arnold, Masemu 14.
G. I bibcock, Manning; Henry Kerens, (ar-
roll; F. P. Kollnger, Alton; I -on Huyo,
Hamburg: Henry CKufcen, t-ehloswlg; C. IS.
l i'lswell, iJerilMoii; W. It. Huggett, Ottum-
wa; I). T. Heselm. Hamburg; E. Uuugal,
Woodbine; Theodore Uiake, Charter Oak;
J. K. Eckles. Present t: W. L. Edwards.
GruwnM John- Fleming, Atlantic: John
Hcndrix. Creston; Junies Horrabln. Uo
Melnes; M E. lluflaker. Silver City; I!.
F. Huf. kogan; W. I. Hully, Red Oak;
Hi-pry Jaeuhsen. AudulMn; I. L. Johnson.
Mel'aul; John J'lngiiulst. Pacific Junction;
John T. Krckley. Red Oak; Robert Kirfie,
Preseott: '. G. Keifer. Woodbine; ,T. U.
l-clgli, Bhelby; Patrick Loy. Jr.. Woodbine
IJ ge Mel 'all. Extra; J. XV. McKieg.
Corby; C. N. MeUlnney. Magnolia; Ed.vard
Miller. Lanesborn; Webb Miller. Malvern;
William K. Moore. Red Oak; E. I Newton.
Anita; 8 11. u Neil. Amlubon; Thomas
Roach. Corning: Patrick Rohdy. Casey; W.
T. Smith, Harlan H. A. Ppooner. Mon
damln: J. A. Soktr. Red Oak; David TVr
r II. Dunlup; J. W. True, Shenandoah;
I'harl. s Women, Manilla: Charles 8. White,
Audubon: W. II. Wllliums. Hot! Oak; James
uaiiMi', St nail. ,
Keen Voar Ft Drr. '
Avoid relets and nlekneis by keeping your
feet dry. Our low price on rubbers makes
it easy on your pocketbook. Her ara a
few of our low prices.
Men's 4 buckle hood aretU--2.IX.
Men's 1 buckle hood arctics tl. 00.
Mrs." rublers 4ov
Men's rubbers tier. '
Mens rolled edge rublers.-Tuc.
Men's sheepskin Box 7fc.
Indies' Jersey legglns 75o.
Mrs.' Jersey Jennie. s toe.
Chllds Jersey logging
Lunean Shoe Co., 2:, S. Main 61.
WANTED Everyone to 'jee
assortment of beautiful oval and fancy
insmaejvsa Ths C ark Mertxase Ca
frames. AH the new finishes in sold, rise
wood, walnut and oak. They make a hand
some setting for photograph or wnti-r
ALEXANDER S ART STOKE,
t.lll.OW III Kit IN TIIK CITY J til,
Heart Fallnrr Fine Kxrenalve Drink
Peler Carlson, arrested about noon Thurs
day for being trunk, dropped drad In the
city Jail early yesterday morning. Heath
la believed to have been due to heart fail
ure resulting from a protracted spree
Carlson had worked for Contractor James
O'Connor of Olenwood for several years
and UHually spent tho winters In Council
Bluffs. lie rccrnlly returned to the city
from Wyomlng.'where ho had been working
for O'Connor on Irrigation ditches.. With
others of O'Connor's employes he had been
Hopping at tho Neumayer.iotol. Since his
arrival In the city he had been drinking
Thursday noon Carlson wns arrested
after he had fallen asleep In the Mufscn
berg drug store at the corner of Broad
way and Seventh street. At the city Jail
he gave the name of Pete Ilakef and his
right name was not learned until aftcr his
According to the story of the other prfs
oners In the city Jail Carlson had spent
Thursday afternoon sleeping heavily, but
awoke during the night, during Hie re
mainder of Which he paced up and down
the corridor In front of the cells. Ho ap
peared to be suffering from the effects of
drink, as he vomited at frequent Intervals.
Abput o'clock yesterday While walking
up and down the corridor Carlson sud
denly threw his hands up over his head
and fell forward against the bars of the
dsor of ono of the cells. In falling his head
struck the edge of the bar, which cut a
gah In his forehead. By the time the
oilier prisoners reached him Carlson was
Coroner Treynor'was called and ordered
the body removed to Cutler's undertaking
rooms. An tinniest was. held during the
afternoon, and the Jury, consisting of
Ovide Yien, Freeman L. Heed and K A.
Casper, brought In a verdict to the effect
that Carlson's death was duo to acute
Carlson was about 30 years old and
single. His parents live In Denmark, and
so fn,r as Is known his only relative in
this country is an uncle at Qcnesco, HI.
King of all bottled beers. L.'
Co., distributers. ,
. Sheriff Falls Get Man.
Deputy Sheriff Thomas McCaffery. who
went to Alexandria. Va., to get Duclen
Marino,' a gypsy who was charged with
kidnaping Marie Mitchell, tho 16-ycar-old
daughter of soother gypsy, arrived home
yesterday without the man wanted. The,
man arrested at Alexandria proved not to
be Marino, but another gypsy, named John
Duclen. The girl, who was found In the
camp at. Alexandria, was brought back by
her uncle, Charles Mitchell, who, went there
to Identify the man under arrest.
When the girl, Marie Mitchell, lert the
camp of her father several months ago
her father missed 11,500, but whether the
uncle recovered the money with the girl is
The trip of Deputy Sheriff McCaffery to
Alexandria It turned out was brought about
by the mistake of a telegraph operator. A
week or so ego a telegram, the contents of
which is unknown to the officers was re
ceived at the gypsies' oarcp In the wesiarn
part of this city. It was signed Duclen
Marino and this led Mitchell to believe that
the supposed kidnaper of his daughter was
In Alexandria. Deputy McCaffery, how
ever, on reaching Alexandria learned that
the telegram had been signed Duclen and
Marli.o. the senders of the telegram being
John Ducitn and George Marino. When
the telegram was copied- here It was signed,
so It is said, Duoien Marino, the "and"
having been left out. John Duclen was re
leased on habeas corpus proceedings.
When Deputy McCaffery flfst reached
the gypsy camp at Alexandria, he was
told that the girl. Marie Mitchell, had been
married to Stephen Mnrlno, a young man
belonging to the tribe. As she was too
young to secure a marriage HeeiiKe, the
marriage had been carried out under tho
customs of the gypsies, so the-gypsles told
McCaffery, and they even showed the par
aphernalia she was married In and gave
him an elaborate description of tho cere
mony. Before the Judge, however, the girl
denied being married, and was apparently
willing to accompany her uncle back to
Tho entire cost of McCaffery'a trip and
legal proceedings connected wlth .lt were
paid by George Mitchell, the father of
Mario Mitchell, who it 18 supposed was
anxious and expected to recover his $1,500.
Hetallers' to Flaht Express Charges.
CHARITON, la., Feb. . (Speclal.)-Tiie
Iowa Retail Clothiers' association will hold
their annual convention at the Chamber
lain hotel. Des Moines. la., Fehruary 18
and lfOS. This Is an organization to
promote the Interests of the retail cloth
ing dealers of Iowa and Is the only asso
ciation of retail clothiers In the United
Slates. The puriwse of the organisation Is
to meet and exchange plans for buying In
large quantities snd remedy trade abuses
existing between manufacturers and re
tailers. This association was organized
three years ago. It Is' rumored that they
expect to start a Btrong fight on the ex
press companies. It Is claimed that the
companies' churges are exorbitant, ex
cessive and unfair; that the time has ar
rived when the Interstate Commerce coin
mission should begin action to relieve the
public from the tariffs charged by the ex
press companies; that the express com
panies escaped paying their Just share of
lloldun at Iown Falls.
IOWA FALLS. Ia.. I'eb. l.-(8peclal
Teli rani.) The nlnht clerk at the Hi ant
wood cafe hi Kaet lows Falls, was held
up this morning- and forced to give up the
contents of the cash register. About J a.
111. a strai.ger enteral the cafe, called for
lunch, and. having' finished, he tendered
the clerk pay therefor, snd as the clerk re
turned from the cash register with the
change ho was .confronted by tha muzzle
of a revolver und tow U hand over the
contents of the cash drawer, which was
done. Still covering the clerk, the cus-
iumer racked to 1110 door; where he Was '
Joined by a pal. and disapjieared. Tho
police were promptly notified, but there
was no clue. About I.D was secured.
Mrs. Heller at Marsballtona.
MARSHALL-TOWN, la., Feb. l.-Mrs.
Harriet Heller of tnnaha. superintendent
of tha detention school for children of
Douglas county, addressej a large audi
ence of Marslmlltown women this after
noon al the monthly meeting of the Wo
men's club. Mrs. Heller's address was on
the Juvenile court and detention school
Work of Douglas county. Mrs. Heller was
a former teacher In the alarshalltown
Carneala Llbrarr at'f larlad.
C LA RIND A. Ia., Feb. l.-l8pecial Tele
gram.) An offer Just made by Andrew
Carnegie to glvo $15.uuo for a public library
building in the city nf Clarlhda has bcni
accepted by the local library board,
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QUESTIONS FOR CANDIDATES
Prohibitionists Would Force All to
Put Themselves on Record.
CONGRESSMEN ALSO ON LIST
C. W, lloaers. Convlrled of .Murder In
Council lllMrTs, Is ItcfiiNed a Parole
by the Mtate llonril of
(From a Waff Correspondent.)
LKB MOINBS, Feb. 1. (Special.) As a
direct result of tho prohibition meeting
In this city and tho organization of the
Constitutional Amendment federation,
every candidate for a, public office hi the
state in to be quizzed as to his position on
Kvery ran. 11. late Jor nomination to tho
legislature is to be asked the following
Do you or do you not favor the sub
mission to the electors of an amendment
to the constitution of Iowa, which shall
prohibit the manufacture H114 stile in said
state of all IntoxioaLina honors as tt bev
erage, and If elected will you vote for the
submission of such an amendment at tho
next general assembly?
Candidates for nomination at the prim
aries as congressmen are to bo asked these
you or are you not In favor of the
prohibition of tho manufacture and sale
of Intoxicating liquor, as a beverage, In
the District of. Columbia and the terri
tories of the United States? .
lou you favor the ICarmack-Liltleflold
bill lorlginally known us t lie liepburn
Dolllver bill!, now before congress, to pro
hibit the shipment of Intoxicating liquors,
as a beverage, are prohibited?
And do you, or do you not, favor a law
prohibiting- the national government from
collecting either the wholesale or retail
Internal revenue liquor tax lor dealers not
authorized to Sell under tho state law?
The series of questions and the letters
to bo mailed' to the numerous candidates
have been arranged by a committee con
sisting of General James 13. Weaver, Judgo
J. A. Harvey and J. B. Hammond.
Brlftham Makes Appointment.
State Labor Commissioner K. D. Brlgham
todoy announced the appointment of W.
W. Shannon- of Iowa Falls," a member of
the United Mine Workers, to be office Tlerk
In the state labor commissioner's office,
succeeding Arthur T. Corey of Wesley, Ia.
Mr. Corey has been appointed assistant
secretary of the department of agriculture
to succeed G. C. Fuller.
Lawyers lUri to Court.
Attorney John Hughes of Cedar Itapids
and Secretary G. M. Averlll of the Cedar
Ilaplds Gas company appeared before the
supreme court to ak lor an injunction to
restrain the city of Cedur Rapids from en
forcing its ordinance for 90-cent gas, pend
ing an appeal. They had scarcely gained
admittance to Juge Lodd of the supreme
court when City Solicitor Good of Cedar
Rapids appeared and conibatted tho peti
tion for injunction. The matter was finally
compromised Und will be aid before the
court when it meets February 11.
Itoirera Tamed Down.
C. W. Rogers has been refused a parole
or pardon by the Stale Board of I'arole.
The board has been In session two days
considering applications. A number were
refused. Including Rogers, Dr. J. W. Crof
ford of Lamonl, who was convicted of the
murder of a girl by a criminal surgical
operation; Francis K. Soerey, who was con
victed of murder in Benton county; George
Smith of .Washington county, who was con
victed of criminal assault; James M. At'liey
of Poweshiek county, who was convicted
of adultery. The caBe of Walter Alderson
of Monroe county was continued till Junu
Would Extend I.lne.
Active ateps are to be taken soon to so
cure the right-of-way for the tnterurban
extension from Woodward to Ogden. The
extension Is sixteen miles long and will
puss close to The Ledges.
A. Et Park, general manager of the pro
posed Des Moines. Wlntcrset & Creston.
says that progress ia being made and that
men will We put in the field soon to Interest
people along the line In tuklng stock and
Grant Club star B0II1I.
The Grant club of this city is considering
two propositions for a new home for the
club and both are to be submitted to the
meiflTTershlp of the club soon by mull. The
Grant club is a republican club, which I ns
members nil over the stale, and practically
every nmn In the state who has been ac
tive in polities or held a po'ljlori as niem-
bl-r of the legislature Is a member of the
club. One of the propositions Is to lease
a building to be erected erpclally for tho
club's piinoes on a downtown site by the
Hubbell Interests. The other Is to IohSm
three floors of the new Bankers Life build
ing to be erected at Sixth and High streets.
ew Committer Appointed.
An advisory committee, of three meiiihrM
of tho Pruke university faculty to Hdvl.se
students und student nrganlzatlons bus
been appointed by the faculty. The stu
dents are unable to understand the new
committee, and suspicion that ft Is a sort
of cersory committee. Members of the
committee insist that Its province is solely
to advise when advice Is asked. The com
mittee consists of Profs. Brown and Kirk
and MIbs Carpenter, dean of women.
January Business Heavy.
WYMORE, Neb., Feb. I. Hpe lal.)-The
blacksmiths and machinists and part of tho
men in the house of the Burlington force
here were laid off Thursday for three days.
It Is stajed on good authority that accord
ing to the train dispatcher's report there
were Just &0.MU0 tuns more hauled on the
Wymore division thU January than there
were lust January, and this year's bum
neks is being done with considerable less
equipment and nun. Last January the
shops were running full force here and
the train crews were many and were busy.
J Karl tlrnsrl Wins lie bale.
IOWA CITY. Ia., Feb. 1.-(8ih- lul Tfle
graiu j-tarl 8te.arl ut LvS Moines won
: t j
first place in tho preliminary Northern Ora
torical lengue contest with an oration on
"Alexander Stephens." He will represent
Iowa In the final contest.
I.AtltKI. KAMILV I POI0.ED
Two Dead and RemslnliiK Members
Are Critically III.
SK U X CITY', Ia., Feb. 1. Ptomaine
poisoning from eating tainted meat has
nearly wlicd out of existence tho family
of Jnnics Pollute, residing at laurel, Neb.
William, tho 16-year-old Hon, was stricken
Monday and died a few hours afterward.
Willie tho funeral preparations were In
progress yesterday, Mary, the 6-year-old
daughter died, and the father Is not ex
prtied to survive.. The mother Is today
critically 111 bconuse of her affliction.
Turtle sVntchlns; t nder lee.
CLINTON, la., Feb. 1. (Special.) The
freezing over of sloughs along tho river
has given opportunity for a new winter
Industry hereabouts. It Is turtle catching.
The turtles are easily seen under the Ice,
where they remain, half stupefied from
cold, until tho hunters chop holes In the
ico covering und catch them. Many men
are taking part In tho turtle hunt every
day, and are making good money shipping
the turtles to New York, where they are
given fancy names and arc served In res
taurants at fancy prices. Both soft and
hard shell turtles are" used. They aro
barrelled allvo and shipped east, remain
ing alive several days In tho barrels.
I on a Merrs JSotes.
CRF.STON Mrs. M. K. Brower of Cres
ton. aged mi veais, and W. II. Harrison of
Kalispell, M011U aged 4, were granted a
license to wed al Council Bluffs yesterday.
I(VA CITY Contractors have begun to
gather the ico harvest on the Iowa river
at this point which this year Is estimated to
bo 31,0110 tons. Ice will be shipped all over
this part of the state.
CRF.STON A telegram from 8. W. Rich
ardson, president of the First National
bunk nt this place, conveys to his family
the n s of ills ipoii.e.- ut Broad-
head, W s, She was quite aged.
OTTl MWA John i. ,.. . . a farmei
living near MuntervHle, committed suicide
yesterduv. Ho was overcome by remorse
for having sent his aged father to the pool
house and this Is given as being the cause
of his taking his life.
CRESTON Mrs. Frunk Warner, formerly
Miss Katheiine Owens of this city, died in
Sheridan, Wyo., yesterday, after an ex
tended illness from lung trouble. Her
mother, three sisters arid two brothers live
here. The body will be brought here for
Jjurinl by tier husband, who survives her.
IOWA CITY Rev. J. R, llargraves. for
four years pastor of tho Baptist church at
Iowa Falls, la., has taken churge of the
Baptist church at this point In response
to a call recently Issued. Rev. Hargraves
will appear before his congregation for tho
first time next Sunday.
IOWA CITY The -university authorities
are sending out boxes of human bones to
tho high schools of tho state for the pur
pone of assist ing the Instructors In teach
ing phvsiologv. The bones are secured from
the college of medicine of tho university,
where hundreds of bodlesvare dissected each
year by the medical students.
CRESTON A home talent company, coin-piic-ed
of young people and high school
pupils, went to Massena yesterday, where
thev reproduced the piny given here
Wednesday night under tho auspices of
the Church of the Immaculate Conception.
"A Rival by Request." So cleverly was the
rendition given here. It was decided to
give some of our slater towns ' a treat."
CRESTON The local committee which is
oiiiloHvnring to secure a pastor for the C011
gregutinul church here Is meeting with ull
sorts of experiences. The quest has devel
oped the fact that forty-two other Con
greeattimal 1 I'lirchos Ir "te are also
pastorless, and each avallab'e can I'd 't'
nils aeveiul txiiHt.nii-t-. . oini. It IS
evident tlia.t some skillful insLiieuverlng
must be done by the committees before
each secures "first choice."
MARSHAT.LTOWN-Jaeob Freese. a
farmer, living three miles southeast of
Laurel, In Jasper county, was found lying
in the road about a mile from his home
oeinl this morning. Heart disease Is sup
pnsoct to have caused his death. Estrly
this morning he drove to Newton with
neighbor, C. W. Bursho
home he helped Burshow unhitch his team,
and then started to his own home, two,
miles away. An hour later he was found
by 11 neighbor, who was passing along tho
CRESCENT A 6-year-old daughter of
Fred Miller, living three miles northwest
of Crescent ivua severely burned. The
child was sitting in s rocking chair. The
mother had Just emptied a stove of ashes,
put ling llieni In a biiHhel measure. The
III He girl in rocking lost her balance and
one hand was thrust into the live coals,
burning the hand and arm badly. The
clothing took fire, hut was quickly extin
guished by the mother. Or. A. A. Robert
son, the attending phvalclan, said this
morning the child would recover.
MARtMlALLTOWN Rev. Iroy Galla
gher and Ilia wife of Ijiurel were seriously
tint not dangerously Injured In a runaway
yesterday afternoon near Laurel. Rev.
(allaghor was visiting some of the mem
bers of his congregation when the team he
was driving ran away. On October 0, when
Hev. Gallagher was driving the same team
to Green Mountain to be married., the
horse ran away in this city, and lie was
so tiailly injured that Tor a time It was
thought that he would not live. The next
iluv, despite the Injuries which kept him In
bed the marriage ueremony was performed
at the Pilgrim hotel In this city.
ELECTRICITY NOT ) 0RUGS
James I'aslSjstou, I p on lllpso
Charge,' Sara Current
"Electricity and not drugs Is what's
troubling me," declared James Eggleston
of South Omuha, when he, with his wife,
was taken before the insanity board on a
dipsomaniac charge Frlduy. "The drugs
don't have much effect on me but there
Is a kind of unnatural electric Influence
that seems t have a bad Influence on me.
Tiie people seem to have the rooms fixed
up with electricity wherever we go. We
were married five years ago. We didn't
have a minister or a Justice of the peace;
we were married by electricity."
Mrs. Eggleston said the began using
morphine sixteen years ago on a physi
cian's prescription and had been using It
ever since. Her' husband said he first
used cocaine out of curiosity several
years ago. He Is now a physical wreck.
Chief Brlgga of Houth Omaha was the
principal witness against them. He said
before Eggleston began using the drug he
was a strong, healthy workman. Now he
Is unable lo work and Is an object of
charity. The board sent Mr. Efcgleaton to
the county hospital for treatment and Mrs.
Eggleston will live with relatives.
Bt-e Want Ada '1 hey bring results.
L' alill ialluulu
THE MEN WHO OWN AND CONTROL THE VAOT
DRANDEIS BUSINESS INTERESTS GUARANTEE
EVERY DEPOSIT MADE IN THIS BANK
N'S REVIEW OF TRADE
Seasonable Weather Tends to Improve
KOBE FACTORIES RESUME WORK
Outlook In Iron and Steel Bus
lnes Is Brighter, but Textile
Markets Continue In
stilled. NEW YORK. Feb. 1. R. G. Dun Co.'a
Weekly Review of Trade says:
Seasonable weather and an Increase lu
the percentage of active machinery com
bined to Improve the trade situation, al
though there la still a largo number of
unemployed and dealers proceeded cau
tiously In preparing- for future business.
Prices of commodities have declined on
the whole, yet products of the leading In
dustries are fairly well maintained. Mer
cantile collections aro Irregular despite the
ease In the money market.
More Iron and steel plants have resumed
and the outlook Is brighter, even railway
equipment attracting more attention. The
situation Is better because of tho extent to
which consumers seek prompt delivery.
Indicating that the recent Season of con
servatism lias nearly exhausted stocks and
suggesting that whon confidence Is fully
restored a vurl tonnage ot deferred busi
ness will be placed.
Textile markets are still somewhat un
settled, cotton goods having erratic varia
tions in tho raw material In addition to
other disturbing Influences. In some direc
tions there Is more activity, but In other
cases there aro frequent Inquiries without
actual transactions. Consummation of
iuiK-li business seems to be postponed by
"iie question of price. Manufacturers have
more confidence in value; grid arc sus
tained by tho pressure for quick shipment.
Jobbers' sulesmen on the road have "
'ompllshed little, whereas spring business
should be about concluded at this time.
Many bids are be'.ow cost, which prevents
sales and Increases the disposition to stop
machinery. lst week's 'moderate export
business was not supplemented by further
orders and some accumulation ot heavy
goods Is depressing. Aside from n few
oulk orders for men's wear the woolen
goods market Is still conservative and
there Is no disposition to manufacture be
yond the business In sight.
Most buyers have left the Boston stioe
market without placing customary con
tracts, manufacturers who have secured
even a fair amount of business being the
exceptions. Some producers of heavy goods
will close shopsv having failed to accept
tho lower prices offered. ' Jobbers have
secured concessions on some lower grades
of footwear, but calf shoes and other ex
pensive goods are maintained by the
strength or that class or leather. Leather
is dull and weak, except for heavy stock,
which Is scarce. Texas oak solo has de
clined 2c and harness leather lo. Glazed
kid Is purchased liberally in Philadelphia
for western account. Strength Is most
noticeable In pucker branded descriptions
suitable for sole louther. Some export
demand Is also helpful.
Olt ADMTH KET'S HKV1EW OP TRADE
Developments Are Irregular, but Tend
NEW YORK, Feb. 1. Brsdstreet s says:
Trade and financial developments have
been of a rather Irregular character, but,
on the whole, in the direction of future
Improvement at the larger centers. Con
servatism in ordering is noted as a country-wide
condition, but recent price reduc
tions have unquestionably stimulated in
terest. The suspensions of four hanks at
the metropolis was after all only nega
tively unfavorable, these being the after
math of last autumn's financial storm.
I'nderlylng financial conditions are cer
tulnly no less favorable, money shows in
creasing ease, not only in this country,
but all over the world, and improvement
In collections, which are still alow as a
whole, is in many cases the result 01
easing money, making It possible to remit
on past and due accounts. The week's
failures total is the smallest for a month
Dry goods distribution apparently Is
tending to Increase because of recent cuts
In prices. Lower prices for builders' ma
terials are reported to have stimulated
some Inquiry and there is talk of possible
, cutting of lumber prices, which Is not,
however, likely to prove permanent wltn
any particular expansion In activity in the
spring. The. cancellation of orders Is still
a disturbing question in some lines, but
there seems this week to be rather more
reports of reinstatement of orders pre
The textile Industries are quieter, but
estimates of restriction of output are not
easily obtainable. The recent cuts of
pliers In cotton goods place the prices of
most grades at least a) per cent below
a year ago. Hhoe shipments are about 30
per cent below January, l'j(i7. Recent our
tailment of leather production has made
for a fair amount of stability in leather,
especially heavy sole grades, but tanners
are buying hides conservatively. There
aro widespread reports of large numbers
of unemployed In ull sections of the coun
try und soino southern reports point to u
return, by idle city labor, to the farms.
Pig Iron continues quiet despUe com
paratively low puces. Stocks are said to
bo light and lu the Pittsburg district ship
ments exceAl production. Finishing mills
are a little more active, but on the whole
recovery is slow.
CASH IN THE STATE TREASURY
Large Amount on Hand to Pay for
Bonds Purchased for Perma
nent Reboot Fund.
LINCOLN, Neb., Feb. L-tSpecial.) The
monthly report of 6-tate Treasurer Brian
for the month of January shows total re
ceipts of rH7.Rii8.47; payments, $311,399.81;
bulunces, tuij8,4o(1.82. In the educational
funds there Is a total of 1224,919 .63. The
balances In the educational funds and city
banks are large at this time owing to th
(art that the J.1H.900 worth of state bonds
purchased not long since were to have
been delivered the first of this week, but
the parties from whom these bonds were,
purchased have only delivered $13,900, leav
ing 1216, noO which will have to be taken care
of within a few days and tjese large bal
ances In these funds and lu the city banks
will be depleted upon the delivery of these
bonds. The Item of 114,372.40 unwritten re
ceipts is money received from county treas
urers In final settlement. The 'money was
deposited ill the banks pending the check
ing up of the reports by the auditor. Tha
report shows the state debt drawing in-tc-rost
is now 1.023.3M.S2n
Following is the statement ef the trust
Permanent school $7,047.03 0l'
Permanent university )1ill3SH
A. college endowment 4T7.y!.2
Normal endowment... 77.nu4.7fi $7,717,807. 7!i
Bonds of all kinds. ... (D74 IK7F
Warrants of all kinds 1.04.1. (ft). To T.717.!t!7 7S
These funds are invested as follows
Uvueial l'imci warrants....
JOHN L.. KENNEDY,
University fund warrants.. Sfi.ZKi.M
County bonds .... S.Jor.ofto.oi)
Alabama stste bonds lvt.4L'l St
California state bonds.,.,, zT,tnoou
Colorado state bonds Itiinin
IViaware state bonds . fo.nno.tr)
Idaho state bonds.: , 7w,(im
Ijouistana stats bonds ft7.Kix.ii0
Maryland state bonds ,v.ioo.pi)
Massachusetts stats bonds 971!,J7.2n
Mississippi state bonds tbi.OO.i'i
North Carolina state bonds M.nfHiod
Tennessee state bonds ,,, Mi vl
1 lan state Don (Is , iHin.iin
School district bonds.
Total amount 7,Ty.S37.T
Following Is the statement lu dctlil:
Funds. Jui. 1.
General $ g,7B.4l
Permanent school 126.96.36.199
Temporary school 84,800.24
Permanent university.,,, 47.7V
Agr. Col. endowment.... .it
Temporary university... 17,130.77
Penitentiary gi M
Kearney Nor. library..., l.TU.IS
Orthopedic hospital 87.94
Forest reserve 2.WI.22
Institutions' cash 14,4:11.52
Hospital for Insana 1,272. 4J
State library l.CM.W
t'nlverslty cash 37,f.i4.1
Peru Nor. library 4,6(10.(19
Normal endowment 134.1s
Normal Interest J.(.il
Agr. and Moo. arts 15,Jns.7.
V. 8. Exp. station 1,608.43
31. 74? 1
. Totals $6l,99e.l $Ms.4ii.
Unwritten receipts 41.372.)
Cash on hand $ S.SftS.m
Cash on deposit i9,270.21
Bank balances January 31, 1908
Cltlsens State, Alnsworth '.$ fc.oflO.ftd
Alliahce National ,iOO.0m
Cltlr.ens State, Arapahoe '. b.lWO.otl
National Bank of Ashland b.ouO.ilO
Battle Crock Valley 4,uo0.ii
First National, Baxlle MilV 1io.iw
Cltlsens State. Blair . r,,on).iiii
Custer National, Broken Bow
Security 8tate, Broken Bow..
First National. Blue Hill..
rirsi National. Cedur Hanlds...
S. 8. Had ley Co., Cedar Rapids
Central City National
First National, Chadron
Stale Bank, Cornlea
Farmers Stale, Craig
Curtis State Bank .-.
5.(ii n .ji
First National. Dodge 7W011
Elgin State 4.000.00
nmi National, rrptnotll
Bank of Glenville
First National, Gordon .
4,01 l. 00
4.01 10. Oil
is. MX). no
1.-1 T- t V 1 , I , 1 1
Chlon State, liarvard
Farmers and Mechanics, llavelock.
First National, Henderson
First National, Holdrege
Bank of Commerce. Hustings
State Bank of Jansen
Central Notional, Kearney
Farmers Bank. Kearney
City National, Lincoln
Farmers and Merchants, Lincoln..
Central National, Lincoln
National Bank of Commerce. Lin
First National, Lonmls 3 Uki 00
I-oup City State 4!ouo.0ii
Security Bank, Meadow Grove l.Non.iiO
Norfolk National 6.000. 0C
jMeiirasKa .National, Norfolk., 6 W10 00
First National, North Bend , 5.000.00
First National. Newman Grove.... o.uoo.lM)
Antelope County Bank, Oakdale..., 3.000.00
Cltlsens State, OgaluVIa 3,m)(i m)
J. L. Brandels & Sons, Omaha.... 10.(O0.0u
Formers State. Orchard 1,000.00
Bank of Petersburg 81101100
Pierce State ono'.OO
Rising City Bank 3 uoo 00
South Omaha National 102 M6 OS
First State, St. Paul 4 000 00
culver i-.reeK mate a, y.j
First National, Spalding 6im)oo
ppKiuing i.uy nana
First National, Scott's Bluff
First National, Superior
Bank of Syracuse ,.
First NutloDul, Sargent ,,,
First National, Valentine
Saunders County National, Wahoo
Farmers andfTraders, Wakefield..
First National, Wavne ., ,. .,
West Point National
First National, Wlsner
First National, Wolbach
First National, Weeping Water....
City National. York
First National, York "
Business nt Nebraska, Tuwas.
"A recent magazine article exploited the
big shipments of commodities from certain
Iowa towns," said Labor Commissioner.
Ryder today. "It attracted my attention,
because tho figures seemed very large. But
since beginning to get lu the report of
surplus shipments from Nebraska towns
for 1907 I feel that we can furnish material
for several mighty Interesting artloles.
Take tha town of Gothenburg, In Dawson
county. It Is a small place, but the buyers
there do some business, as the following
figures will testify: There- were 420 cars
of cattle shipped from Gothenburg in 1907,
l-fl cars of hogs, 3 cars of horses and t cars
ot sheep (double deckers). They also sent
out 2 cars of hides and pelts, 140 cars of
wheat, 220 cars of cbrn. 85 cars of call,
17 ears of barley, 2 cars of rye, 3u0 can
of hsy, J cars of alfalfa, 5 cars of flour
and 7 cars of potatoes.
"St. Edward Is a town of a few hundred
people In Boone county, but It reports ship
ments of 12 cars of cattle, l7 cars of
sheep and 6 cars of horses. Of grain there
were 75 csrs of wheat. 2( cars of corn and
100 cars of oats. St. Edward shipments
also Included 14 cars of flour, 2 of mill feed
and 1 of potatoes, besides a large quantity
of pelts, alfalfa seed, tullow and lard.
"There ro several hundred such reports
from small towns where the business done
In a year with the farmers I simply
enormous, and It occur to me that If all
the ready money available In Nebraska
were placed In the banks It would astonish
even the most enthusiast to among our
boosters. I note by report of auctioneers
conducting public sale that the buyer are
paying cash tor their purchases Instead of
giving notes'. These men agree that the
farmers are holding money and tiav it
handy any moment they desire to use It.
The amount so held must be very large In
"This bureau feels very much encouraged
by the report coming In on the dairy
business and the poultry and. egg business.
Tho promptness In answering our Inquiries
Is no less pleasing than the fact that all
our estimates of tha extent ot these tw
Industries are going- to b knocksd galley
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