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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE: TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 1908.
Office 15 Scott Street.
SCHERER TAKES OWN LIFE
Body of Missinj Young Man Found
by Searchers in Big Lake.
DESPONDENT FOR SOME TIME
I.nek of AUfli and Death of Both (
Ilia rarents Some Month Asa
Had Preyed Hla
That Edward Scherer, whose failure to
return home Saturday night caused the
members of hU family to fear that he had
committed aulclde by throwing- himself Into
Big lake, had adopted this method of taking
hla life' was proven by the finding early
yesterday morning of the body of the young
men and a note In the pocket of hla coat,
which he had left in the boat
The note, which waa written in pencil
on a half aheet of note paper, waa ad
dressed to the young mtn'i brother and
later. It read:
Dear brother, sisters and nieces: Forgive
me and Just think that I wanted to go.
1 can get no work. 1 am. going to father
and mother. Ooodby, BROTHER ED.
On' the reverse side of the paper was the
name and telephone number of a well
known farmer living near, the city, and It
waa learned yesterday that the name of
the person had been given to young Scherer
by Rev. J. W. Jones, rector of St. Paul's
Bplscripal church, as likely- that he might
be able to give him employment.
In addition to being discouraged at his
failure to secure' worfe young Scherer had
been despondent over the death, of his par
ents, his mother having died last January
and his father In June. He was, it Is
stated, greatly attached to his parents and
ha had brooded over their deaths which had
followed within l lew months of one an
other.' , - .
From Arthur M. Rose and K. B. Sweet,
who have charge of the boats at Big lake,
young Scherer hired a boat Saturday after
noon about 2:30, saying he would want It
only for about an hour or so. . Towards
evening some boys notified Rose that they
had seen the boat tied to, the trestle of the
Illinois Central railroad, which crosses one
end of the lake, and that there was a coat,
hat and umbrella In It. Rose did not pay
any particular attention to the matter at the
time, but later when some other boys who
had been fishing made a similar report, he
decided to Investigate and found the boat
as described by the young lads. Rose then
notfiled W. R. C. Mynster. a brother-in-law
of young Scherer, and Mr. Mynster in
turn notified the young man's brother, John
Bcliercr, withwhom Edward Scherer made
A search for the body, .was made shortly
before 1 o'clock Sunday mornlr.g and it
was found but a short distance from thd
boat and in but four feet of water. The
young man's watch, which wan In his vest
packet, had stopped . exactly at 4 o'clock,
Indicating that Scherer was drowned shortly
before that hour.
The body was brought to tVoodrlng's
undertaking rooms and after being prepared
for burial was taken to the' residence of
the brother, 'John' Scherer, at 410 North
Sixth street, from where the funeral will
be held this afternoon at 6:30 o'clock.
Burliil will be in Kalrvlew cemetery and
Rev. J. W. Jones, rector of St. Paul's Epis
copal church, will conduct the services.
Coroner Treynor stated that an inquest
would not be necessary.
In addition to the brother with whom he
made his home, the young man Is survived
by two sisters, Mrs. V. R. C. Mynster and
Mrs. William Mynster, both of this city.
W. C. T. V. AT PAIBMOINT PARK
Open Air Baalueaa and Social Meeting
Wednesday Afternoon. a
The Woman's Christian Temperance
union .will hold an open air meeting In
Falrmount pnrk Wednesday afternoon. The
seslnn will open at 2:30 o'clock with a
business meeting at which the yearly re
ports of the superintendent of the several
departments will be read and delegates and
alternates to the state convention to be
held at Cedar Rapids, September 22-36, will
lie elected. At the close of the business
meeting there will be a social hour, and
this will be followed by a picnic dinner at
o'clock The committee in charge of the
dinner Is Mrs. Maggie Frank, chairman;
Mrs. Carrie M. , Young, Mrs. Nellie P.
Evans, Mrs. Ellen I. Reynolds, Mrs. V.
R. J. Morris and Mrs. Carrie Angstead.
Mrs. Clara Whittlg, a member of the local
union, but who expects to leave soon to
make her borne In Minneapolis, will be the
guest of honor at the meeting and dinner.
Appllratloa for Receiver for Mon
arch Com pa a y.
Another round In the trduble among the
stockholders of the Monarch Printing com
pany, which a few months ago bought out
the printing and binding business of the
New Nonpareil company, Is booked for
Wednesdsy In the district court. John C
Small, manager of the firm, against whom
his associates recently brought suit, has
applied for a receiver for the company and
the hearing on the application has been set
Small will ask the court to appoint Free
man L. Reed, former clerk of the district
court, as receiver. In his petition Small
aKves that the business Is being conducted
as a corporation when, in fact, he claims,
the corporation has never been legally com
pleted, and consequently hs,s no right to
take charge'of the business. Small also
charges his associates with attempting to
proceed in disregard of his rights.
Alleged Garden Robbers Arrested.
Aa Charles Brown and Floyd Allen, box
car tourists, with their appetites sharpened
by the odor which arose from the big tin
pot on their camp fire, were preparing a
genuine "Mulligan stew" for their supper
Detective Weir swooped down on them on
The ordeal through which the expectant mother must pass is such that
she looks forward with dread to the hour when she shall feel the thrill
of motherhood. Every woman should know that the danger and pain
of child-birth can be avoided by the use of Mother' Friend, which
a . a
renaers pnaDie an tne parts, y-T
assisting nature in its work
By its aid thousands o
women have passed this
In roT..,, tl.00 Berbotueef
. ll 101 ui oivi. a,u((ii. Vslosbt.
book ef lafetmatkm t imi east rra.
IUM BAADF1HD SOUlATOA CO.
INTEREST FROM IOWA
Both 'Phones 43.
his trusty bicycle. Drown and Allen were
taken j the city Jail and the ears of corn,
potatoes, onions and other Ingredients of
the stew pot were taken along by the of
ficer as evidence sgalnst the two men
who are charged with robbing gardens near
the Northwestern tracks. Owners of the
gardens near the railroad tracks com
plained to thi police that hoboes stole their
produce and the arrest of Brown and Allen,
the only two discovered by the officer
with "goods on 'em" followed.
Residents of MePherson and Bennett
Avenues Making; Plana.
Residents of McPherson and Bennett
avenues who are planning some mode of
transportation for that section of the city
etpect to file articles of incorporation
some day this week. The name of the
transportation company and articles of in
corporation are being drawn up by A. V.
Fllcklnger and J. B. Reed.
It Is stated that It Is the intention of the
Incorporators ss soon as the preliminaries
are disposed of to apply to the city for a
franchise over all . streets for the opera
tion of automobile bus lines and street
car lines. While the promotors of this
project have ben planning to at first
Inaugurate an automobile bus line some
of the persons Interested are urging the
construction of a short line of street rail
way on Eawt Pierce street. '
Henry Sperling, who Is one of the most
active promoters of the proposition says
that he and his associates mean business
and that It will not be long before some
means of transportation is provided for
the residents of these suburban districts.
The Board of Supervisors will meet in
adjourned session today.
Excelsior Masonic lodge will meet this
evening for work In the first degree.
All prohibitionists are requested to meet
this evening at the Union; City mission on
Mrs. B. W. Whlttaker and children of
South First street are visiting relatives in
Mayor Thomas Maloney left last evening
for Davenport to attend the Iowa conven
tion of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, of
wnicn order ne is state vice president.
Burglars Invaded the Kimball Brothers'
elevator factory at Ninth street and
Eleventh avenue Saturday night and carried
off machinists' tools valued at between 1160
The women of the Holy Family church,
the new Catholic congregation In the west
ern part of the city, will give a lawn social
and entertainment Thursday, evening at the
home of Mrs. P.. Uroderick,. Twenty-third
street and Avenue A.
The funeral of the late Mrs. Abble Bullard
Taylor, who died Saturday, which will be
strictly private, will be held this afternoon
from the residence of her mother, Mrs. L..
S. Bullard. u2 First avenue, and burial will
be In Walnut HIU . cemetery. Rev. J. W.
Jones, rector of St. Paul's Episcopal church,
will corjduct the services.
Max Baumelster of 'this city has under
taken the task of organising a Toung Men's
Christian association orchestra, with the
sanction and approval of Secretary Curtis.
Co date twerjty-seven members have been
enrolled. M. W. Raymond has been elected
secretary and J. E. Greager treasurer of
Uie organization. Rehearsals, however, will
not begin until some time next month, as
many of the young meiv are at present
away on their vacations.
Working; for lnterarban Line.
LOGAN, la., Aug. 17.-(Speclal. Thurs
day the business men- of Beebeetown and
farmers of that locality held a meeting to
pass upon the proposed Interurban line from
Sioux City via Little Sioux, Magnolia, Logan
and Beebeetown to Council Bluffs and
Omaha, and appointed committees on stock
Friday evening the farmers of Boomer
towr-alilp of Pottawattamie county, adjoin
ing Beebeetown on the south, held a meet
ing and appointed committees on stock and
Saturday afternoon the business men of
Magnolia and the farmers between Mag
nolia and Little Sioux held a meeting with
W. S. Cook, the Interurban promoter, and
subscribed; $10,000 In stock and eight miles
As yet no meeting has been held fn Logan,
but It is generally understood that Logan,
when tho time conies, will do Its full quota.
Iowa Newa Notes.
WOODBINE The fall term of the Wood
bine Normal school will open August 31.
WOODBINE Wocdblne Is to havs a
Carnegie library lu the near future.
buy trouble, but a genuine quarter buys
Dr. King's New Life Pills; for consti
pation, malaria and Jaundice. Beaton Drug
ATTORNEYS JSENERAL MEET
Twenty-Five States Will Be Repre
sented at Conference la
Denver This Week.
DENVER, Aug. 17. At least twenty-five
states will be represented at the second
annual convention of the National Associa
tion of Attorneys General, which meets at
the Colorado state capltol Thursday and
Friday next, August 'JO and 21.
Following is the program:
Annual address of the president, Herbert
S. Hadley. attorney general of Missouri.
"The Results of Ami-Trust Legislation."
Frank B. Kellogg of St. Paul
: Discussion by R. V. Davidson, attorney
general or lexas.
Inadequacies or IJenclencles of the Crlm
Inal Statutes In the Prosecution of Muni
clpal Grafters," Francis J. Heney of San
Discussion by R. C. Stoddard, attorney
general of Nevada.
"The New Question of State Rights."
Alexander M. Garber, sttorney general of
Discussion by W. E. Mullen, attorney gen
eral of Wyoming.
"Fourteenth Amendment," R. V. Fletcher,
attorney general of Mississippi.
Discussion by U. S. Webb, attorney gen
eral of Csllfornla.
"State Hegulatlon of the Liquor Traffic,"
Frank S. Jackson, attorney general of
Discussion by W. H. Stead, attorney gen
eral of Illinois.
"Experiments In Government." Charles
West, attorney general of Oklahoma.
Discussion by W. T. Thompson, attorney
general of Nebraska.
"The Duties of Attorney General," S. W.
Clark, attorney general of South Dakota.
Discussion by E. 8. Clark, attorney gen
eral of Arlxona.
I s the joy of the household, for
, without it no happiness can be
'complete. Angels smile at
and commend the thoughts
and aspirations of the mother
bendinz over the cradle.
PROGRAM FOR IOWA FAIR
Length of Exhibition Hat Been
Extended Three Days.
MANY' NEW FEATURES ARE ADDED
Band Concerts and Vaudeville Will
Vie with Races and Pampkln
Exhibits In Drawing;
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
DES MOINES, Aug. 17.-(Speclal.)-An-nouncement
of the full program for the
Iowa State fair, which opens Thursday,
waa mads today by Seirs ary John C. Simp
son of the State Board of Agriculture. The
program of the days is aa follows:
Thursday and Friday, August 30 and 21
Saturday, August 22 Children's day.
Sunday, August 23 Music day.
Monday, August 24 Des Moines day.
Tuesday, August 25 Soldiers' day.
Wednesday, August 2 Agricultural day.
Thursday, August 27 Everybody's day.
Friday, August 28 Old Settlers' day.
Although the duration of the state fair
has been lengthened by the addition of
three days this year more la crowded Into
the program for each day than In years
past. Band concerts, horse races, judging
awards and everything else starts on Satur
day. There will be four bands employed
throughout the entire week this year.
Llberattt and the Fifty-sixth Regiment
band of Fort Dodge will divide time at
ths amphitheater this year. Llberattl, with
a band of sixty-flvs people, with eighteen
grand opera singers and fourteen male
voices, will give two concerts dally, one
beginning at 1 p. m. and the other at 7
p. m. each day. In front of the amphi
theater at the race track.
The Fifty-sixth Regiment band will give
three a day, one from 9 to 11:30 a. m. at
various places about the grounds and the
other two in front of the amphitheater at
the race track from 3 to 6:30 and ( to
10:30 p. m.
Reed's Fourth Regiment band of Sioux
City will give two concerts dally In the
stock pavilion from 9 a. m. to 12 noon and
from 7 to 10:30 p. m.
Graham's orchestra will give two daily,
one from 9 to 11:30 a. m. in Agricultural
hall and one from 1:16 to 6 p. m. in the
The races will begin every afternoon ex
cept Sunday at 1 p. m.
The boys' Judging contests will begin
Saturday at 9 a. m. In the stock pavilion
and the girls' Judging contests at the same
hour in the Rest cottage.
Horse Judging will begin every morning
at 9 o'clock and continue to noon and the
cattle Judging will be held every afternoon
in the stock pavilion. Swine Judging will
be hekl every day, both forenoon and after-'
noon, in the swine pavilion and sheep
Judging every day, forenoon and afternoon,
in a sent near the sheep sheds. Everv
evening at the stock pavilion there will be
a parade of the prise winning stock of
the day and on Friday, the closing day of
the fair, there will be a par-de of all the
prise winners around the iace track.
There will be two evening attractions.
One will be at the race track amphitheater.
wners, iJDeraatre band will play from 7 to
, to be followed by Pain's spectacular
"Sheridan's Ride of Battle of Cedar Creek."
Thla will be given four evenings, beginning
Tho other will be held at the stock
pavilion five evenings, beginning Monday,
nd will consist of a live stock hippodrome
, Race Track Vaudeville.
Each afternoon of the races, beginning at
I o'clock, there will be vaudeville and acro
batic stunts In front of the amphitheater.
This year these consist of the following:
y,or!op octct; Parisian dancers, Kamzo
and Arr.o, comedy act; Oscar V. Babcock,
presenting his combination fest of looping
the death-trap loop and flying the flume on
a bicycle; Aerial Lloyds, aerial artists;
three Voscarys. European acrobatic act,
Jour Bards, world's greatest gymnasts;
seven Grunathos, champion woman acro
bats. Music by the Fifty-sixth Regiment
band during the vaudeville.
Special programs have been arranged for
the special days. On Monday, which will be
'Des Moines day, all the business houses will
close at noon and the entire city Is ex
pected to turn out for the fair that day.
On Tuesday, which Is Old Soldiers' day,
there will be a special program at the sol
diers' tent at o'clock, with addresses by
numerous prominent army men and musi
cians from the Second United States cavalry
at the post will blow the army slgi.uU.
Wednesday will be one of the biggest
days of the fair, for :t Is Agricultural day
and Secretary Wilson will deliver an ad
dress on the grounds In the afternoon. In
ths forenoon there will bo conferences and
meetings of the various agricultural socie
ties of the state.
No special program has been arranged for
Thursday, which Is Everybody's day and Is
expected to rival Wednesday in the matte,
Friday, which Is Old Settlers' day. will be
the occasion for old settlers' associations to
The , Des Moines Driving Cup race In
wagon will be the feature of the first day's
races on Saturday. There will also be the
2:35 trot for 3-year-olds and the 2:22 pace.
Monday there will be the free-for-all for
the 11,600 purse, the 2-year-old stake, the
2:1 trot and the elght-furlong dash.
Tuesday the 2:30 trot for the Commercial
club stake of $1,000. the 2:25 psce for 3-yeur-olds
and under without hopples, the 2:1S
pace and the six-furlong dash.
Wednesday the 2-year-old pace, the 2:16
pace for the Capital Hill stake of 1.0u0, the
2:16 trot and the four-furlong dash.
Thursday the 2:30 pace for the Merchants'
stake of $1,000, the 2:26 trot, the 2:11 trot,
best two out of three, for $l,0u0 and the
Friday, the last day, there will be the 2:21
trot for the Booster's stake of,$l,000, the 2:14
pace and the flve-furlong dash for non
money winners. y
Factions Elsewhere. I
The republican party is not the only
orgsnlsation in the state where there is
a division through factional strife. Not
to speak of the Knlghta of Pythias, Uie.-e
is the Women's Christian Temperance
union, which Is facing a doubtful mo
ment because of the resignation of Mrs.
Dunham, the president. The Women'j
Christian Temperance union split In this
state, as In all other states, on the ques
tion of supporting the thlrJ party pro
hlbltlonlsts. A year or two ago the so
ciety united again on the election of Mrs.
Dunham as president. She Waa a partisan
and supported ths prohibitionists, taking
a hand In polittca. The nonpartisan wing
is said to have attacked the prohibition
question mors from the pink tea side.
The organisation will meet soon. It is
united now and the doubtful moment Is
over ths election of a president to suc
ceed Mrs. Dunham, who has declared that
she will not seek re-election. Mrs. Anna
Edworth of this city, who was a non
partisan, aeeks ths election, as also Uoea
Mrs. Ida B. Wise of this city, who was a
partisan. Mrs. Carhart of Cedar fUjius,
also of the partisan wing. Is said to be a
receptive candidate. .
Campaign for Prohibition.
Prohibitionist are counting on great
things during the next two years. Rev.
Mr. Barber, superintendent of the Anti
Saloon league, believes that in two years
Iowa will have prohibition. He believes
that the legislature to meet next winter
will either repeal the mulct law or will
vote to resubmit the constitutional amend
ment. He believes that the sentiment In
the state for prohibition has become so
great that the legislature cannot ignore
It. If It votes to resubmit the amend
ment to the constitution, the legislature
of 1911 wilt also have to vote the same
proposition before It can be resubmitted
to the people at an election. In that
event It would be of necessity some over
two years before It would be possible to
Can Com minion Raise Rateaf
Can the State Board of Railroad Com
missioners raise freight rates? The law
says that It can lower them, but It Is
claimed by some lawyers that the lan
guage does not say that they can ba
raised. An application has been filed
with the board by William Ellis, com
merce attorney for the Chicago, Milwau
kee A St. Paul railroad, to have tho
classification of stoneware In carload lots
changed from class D to class B. That
would mean an Increase in the rites.
The commission will hear the complaint
soon and must then decide whether or
not it has authority to raise rates.
It is claimed that crockery should go
at a higher rate, because there Is so
much breakage, and railroads would just
as soon there was no crockery shipped.
It is claimej that If a car is loaded with
crockery and allowed to stand on the
track a week without being moved and
Is then opened it will be found that a lot
of it Is broken because of the expansion
and contraction of the stuff by the tem
perature, and yet If any breakage occurs
the railroad must pay for It. Sometimes
the breakage amounts to more than the
original charge for freight.
Machinery for Fair.
Fifteen carloads of farm Implement ma
chinery Is already on the state lair
grounds and being put In place for the
fair which opens next Thursday. The
tent and awning companies are already
at work putting up tents for the fair.
The work, In fact. Is starting earlier this
year than ever before.
RAILROAD MEN ORGANIZE
Three Hundred Employes of Tea
Roads In St. . Pool Form
ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 17.-Three hund
red railroad employes met in this city to
day to orgapixe an association to fight
legislation hostile to the railroad Interests.
The men are of the opinion that by stand
ing by the railroads In their fight they
will be benefitting themselves. The meet
ing wns the result of a call by John Lynch,
an employe of the Chicago, Grea: Western
rullway. Wx representatives of the Ne
braska State Railway Employes' Protec
tive association were present. It Is the In
tention to support only these candidates
In the coming election who are favorable
to the railroads and their employes.
After considerable discussion an execu
tive comn-lttee wis selected with two mem
bers for each railroad, which will form
locals on each railroad In the state. The
committee is as follows:
Wisconsin Central; George Phillips,
Frank Luxon. ',.
Burlington: M.A.iiBenedlct, John F. Col
lins, Fred Can.ers;:;
Northern Puulfd: ,R. H. Carr. J. Taylor.
Great Norther i . F. H. Divine, W. P.
Maher. ., ,
Chicago, Great Western: John Lynch, Ben
Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul: George
vnorneee. v. a. i.ang.
Minneapolis & St. Louis: C. H. Barton,
C. F. Fitzgerald.
Dtiluth &. Iron Range: M. H. Bloke, G. J.
Duluth. Mlssnhp & Northern: Fred Wat-
Kins, George Dickson.
The Soo Line: I. Morell.
The Nebraska railway men who were
here to assist in organizing the association
will hold a similar meeting In Des Moines,
September (t, for the purpose of forming
an Iowa state association.
RECORD CROWD AT MANAWA
Thousands Seek Relief from Blister
ing Heat at This Pope la r
Pleasure Resort. '
Sunday's attendance at Lake Manawa
far surpassed any Sunday In the history
of the park, the Immense throng remind
ing one of an exposition crowd.
Manawa seldom before In Its history
was patronized as It was yesterday, the
"Midway" from the gate to the launch
dock was. black with humanity, and there
was a line a block long at the turnstile
waiting to get across the lake so they
could escape Old Sol's torrid rays by a
refreshing plunge In the cool waters.
The number of bathers was so great
that a time limit had to be placed on each
locker room, so the hundreds who clamored
for a swim could he accommodated. Prof.
Andrew made a fine bulloon ascension and
the concert band rendered an exceptionally
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Mandrake root, Bloodroot and Black
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Thus all skin affections, blotches, pimples
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Pierce's AU-Heallng Sulva. If your drug
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A delicacy for luncheon, for dinner, for between-,
meal nibbles for afternoons "at home"
AFFAIRS AT SOUTH OMAHA
Stock Tards and Railroad Agents Will
Meet Railway Commission Today.
OBJECTION TO SWITCHING RATE
Company Insists that Present Rates
Are tnfavornhlr Man Charged
with Sulttlnar on Walk
The representatives of tne fnlon Stock
Yards' company and tho vurlous railroads
which are Interested In the local livestock
business will meet In Lincoln today with
the State Railway commission. The object
of tho conference la to come to some
agreement whereby the present rate of
switching charges by the Union Stock
Yard's company may be changed. Tho
company Irslets that It can no longer
make a just and reasonable profit at the
present rates. A raise Is therefore con
templated. This will It Is anticipated, be
resisted by the roads leading into Omaha.
Con t lab Shoot.
The South Omaha Gun ciub held their
regular weekly shoot yesterday afternoon.
The attendance was fair and some good
scores were made, but no perfect ones. The
shooting sweaters were put up and the
first won by Gerup and the second by Wil
son. Two sweaters are put up each Sun
day. When a man wins one sweater he Is
not allowed to compete for another. In tha
coursa of the season the club members will
be uniformed alike. Gerup's score was 19
out of a possible 25. Wilson made 8. The
best score of the day was made by Dana
Morrill, who broke 'Jl. The following Is the
summary of the day's shoot:
Name. Score. Name. Score.
Way liljetter 17
Yost 18! Hoffman 8
O-rup lflFrnner 10
Clapp 11' C. Way 16
Hlunk lllOlovltsky 16
Morrill 21McCllntock 17
Morlll nirilncliard IS
Gsso 10 Wilson IS
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Man' Resists Arrest.
Sam Piper was arrested yesterday by
Chief John Brlggs on the charge of viola
tion of the city ordinance forbidding spit
ting on the sidewalks. The announcement
was made over a week ago that this ordi
nance would be enforc1. Since that time
the patrolmen have been warning people
that they must stop the habit. Yesterday
was the first arrest and the chief an
nounces that the time of warning has
paused and others may expect to be ar
chlef set a limit to his efforts by knocking
Sam riper Is said to have become so en
rHged when he learned that he was ar
rest, d for simply spitting on the walks that
he resisted the srrest with vigor until the
rested if they InslBt on their former
him out. The case will be tried in police
court this morning.
Warehouses to Be Moved.
The Omaha Packing company has com
pleted the contract for the removal of the
several warehouses on Its old site at Thlr
tlvth and P streets. Three were removed
In accordance with the plans of the com
pany and the largest 'was destroyed by
fire and has now been reduced. The old
beef house will be sold and also removed.
It Is valjable only for old lumber, but In
this respect It contains many thousand
feet of maUrlal which will make over Into
other buildings. Tno stables, the two re
maining warehouses and the Ice plant are
all that remain In use at the old location.
No announcement Is yet made as to what
will be erected on this site.
Maicic City Uosalp.
Mrs. G. C. Burke and children are visit
ing in Ottumwa, la.
Richard James Is entertaining his brother
James of New Jersey.
Miss Kate Robert has returned from
her summer's vacation.
Miss Marie Polisn has returned from a
vacation spent at Atlantic, la -
Miss Kate Ryan left Saturday for a
visit In 81. Paul and Minneapolis.
.letter's Gold Top Beer delivered to any
part of th. city. Telephone No. 8.
Word has been received that Mrs. I'M
Munshaw is seriously ill at Elgin, 111.
Miss Josle Flnnlgan has returned from
a two-months' Molt In South Dakota.
Mrs. K. II. Roberts Is taking a vacation
out of the city and will be gone a month.
Miss Lena ICUwood of Sioux City Is
visiting with friends In South Omaha, this
Mr. snd Mrs. Harry Bchseffer, 1618 y.
street, will celebrate their sliver wedding
lleyman Berry sellers of "quality"
meats. 24th and K. telephone 3K; 34th and
A, telephone 117.
Tlie Presbyterian Sunday school will
have its annual picnic in Hanscom park
Mrs. M. E. Cruse entertslned a party of
young peiple Thursday evening In honor
of Miss Genevieve McNlchola.
Markey's Mother's Bread Sweet and
clean. Markey's bakery was given a clean
bill by the Stat. Pure Food commission.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Towl and Miss
Gladys Sullivan are tailing with rela
tives in Nebraska City and Plaltsmouiti.
, ills Nora Gilchrist Is Improving bar
dainty sticks of crisp pastry, filled with
a delightful candy-cream. Tempting in
appearance delicious in taste.
You can be certain that these delicious tidbits arc
Packed in attractive tint at your
Our other varieties of Sugar Wafers are
Clover Leaf in 15c tins.
Philopena in 25c tins.
Perfetto in 10c and 25c
summer vacation In Chlrago by taking
painting studies under Prof. Herbert and
Miss Esterhrook In Chicago.
Jay N. Williams, city tax commissioner.
Is recovering from a severe Illness which
overtook him In his cottage at the Omaha
Rod and Gun club grounds at Cut-off
Stanislaus Mekook and Saman Torryos
were arrested on a charge of disturbing the
peace and fighting yesterday afternoon,
jo. Thomas made the complaint.
GIBBONS TO SWITZERLAND
Befcre He t.eft Rome Pope Conferred
Title of Mosilfa.r on Foir
ROME, Aug. 17 Cardinal Gibbons left
here today for Swltaerland. He was ac
companied by Monstgr.ur O'Connell. blihop
of Washington; Rev. Jxml O'Donovan of
Baltimore and Monrlgncr Germano Stranl
ero, who. In 1886. as papal delegate, brought
him the cardinal's red hat. A number of
friends were at the station to see the car
dinal off. Just before leaving he was In
formed that the pope had granted his re
quest and had appointed the following
ecclesiastics as domestic prelates to the
pontiff, entitling them to be called "Mon
Rev. T. S. Lee, rector of St. Matthews,
Washington. 1. C; Rev. James F. Mackln
of Ft. Paul's, Washington: Rev. George
Devine ot St. John's, ' Baltimore; Rev.
Wlllam E. Btarr oi Corpus Chrtstl. Balti
more. A higher honor. It was announced, has
been reserved for the Rt. Rev. O. B. Corl'
rlgan, vicar general of Bal'lmore.
This be'ing the fortieth anniversary of
the consecration of Cardinal Gibbons as
bishop. Cardinal Merry del Val. papsl rnr
retary of state, sent him from Castle Can
dolfo a telegram warmly congratulating
him on "the memorable day."
WIRELESS TELEPHONE WORKS
French Inventors Construct Apparatus
Which Carries Human Voloe
PARIS, Aug. 17. The naval lieutenants.
Colin, Jeance and Mercler, the Inventors of
a wireless telephone apparatus which re
cent tests have showr. to be superior to
anything existing, achieved remarkable
feats with their Instrument last evening,
communicating with a station 310 miles dis
tant. The transmitted words were some
what faint, but could be plainly distin
guished and the officers are confident that
they can make great Improvements in the
apparatus, which has been the result of
enly four months' experimentation, enabling
the exchare of conversation up to 600 or
Lieutenant Colin, the chief Inventor, Is a
well-known wireless expert, having Installed
the wireless station In the Eiffel tower,
which Is pne of the most efficient lr. the
world. He Is now superintending the In
tallatlon of sn Improved and more powerful
plant, making possible the dispatch of mes
sages between Paris and New York.
New York Central Lines
The "DIFFERENT" Route
It Lands You "IN" Now York City
Grand Central Station
Only railroad terminal in New York. Right in ,
the heart of the hotel and residence district.
Subway station under same roof. Fifteen
minutes to Brooklyn without change. . .
All you have to do it
Get on the train "IN" Chicago or St. Loula
Get off the train "IN" New York ;s
Then you're there
Tha Boat of taa "80th Oenturr X.Imlt.d
T. Mlafara Tall Sonte"
"BIO FOUR ROUTE"
YXA T. LQUIS AIB VXOBUk
WARREN J. LYNCH, Paaaenfer Traffic Manager, CHICAGO
FIGHT ON PENNY DREADFULS
Durer Union in Germany Befina Fight
on Pernicious Literature
TRAFFIC BECOMES ENORMOUS
Eight Thousand Dealers and 80,004
reddlers Are EnsnsTCd lav .Vend
ing Sensational - Books
nd Pamphlets. .
BERLIN. Tuesday, Aug.' f "Twelve and
a half million dollars .are- thrown away
every year In Germany by the poorer
classes In the purchase "of pernicious penny
dreadfuls," according to a., statement Just
published by the Durer union, which Is en.
gaged In a campaign against the growing
tendency :n Germany to. read trashy litera
ture. . '
The secretary of the. union vouches for
the astounding statement that, 8,000. book
sellers and 30,000 peddlers are engaged In
selling sensational books, giving complete
tales of a low order: No fewer than 700,000,
000 of these wretched stories have been sold
In the course of a single year.' They are
hawked frOm house to house, from factory
to factory, outside schools and among the
peasants on every farm throughout the em
pire. The peddlers always enter by the
back door or the kitchen stairs. Servant
girls and Ignorant peasants are the- most
fruitful customers, but It Is asserted by
municipal officers that even .people' who are
In receipt of poor relief eften deprive them
selves of necessities In order to save i cents
for a vile rehash of the sensationally em
bellished details of a notorious crime.
Time after time young people are brought
before the courts charged with crimes, to
the committal of which .it la often proven In
evidence that they have been Incited by
reading the vividly portrayed recital of
some noted crime.
A student of the technical school In
Kalserslauten, when charged with stealing
a large number of gold bracelet and
watches from a Jeweler, which h. melted
! down In an apparatus at the school he was
attending, confessed that he had been fired
with the Idea of becoming a clever thief by
reading the life of a Jailbird.
Dr. Ernest Schultz, secretary of ths Durer
union, points out the paucity of good litera
ture in school libraries and suggests the
spending of considerable sums in providing
really good reading matter so as to combat
the spread of the evil caused by the read
ing of the shoals of trash' spread over th.
Skinned from Head to Heel,
was Ben Pool, Threet. Ala., when dragged
over a gravel roadwav; ' but Bucjtlen's
Arnica Salve cured him. 25c. Beaton Prug
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