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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE: MONDAY, AUGUST 31, 1D0S.
NEWS OF INTEREST FROM IOWA
Office 15 Scott Street.
Etockert sells carpets.
Ed Roger, Tony Faust beer.
TROTEX. PROTEX. PROTEX.
Lewis Cutler, funeral director. 'Phone S7.
TVoodrlrg Undertaking comrHiny. Tl I3J.
It's Hunter' for the new (all tailor-mule
Cameraa and photographic supplies. C
E. Alexander, iii Broadway.
Fee treat hunting display at Peteraen
Bchoenlng Co.'s Main 6U windows.
We know we have the beit flour. Eaeo
Is the name. Bartell A Miller. 'Phona fea.
Fall term in Vfestern Iowa college opens
Monday, August 1. Send for fine catalog.
Wanted, at once, piare for oung man to
wrk for room and board. Weatero Iowa
In fitting glssses we get the eact cor
f f Hon. N guess worn, loo much at
t-ke for thla. lWferl's.
Eyea examined free. Work guaranteed
and prices reasonable. Let O. Mauthe, ZJt
West Broadway, fit your glasses.
BiaQEfT LIIE OF FINE RANGES IN
THE CITY AT PK1CE8 THAT KEFT
COMPETITION, v PEEEKSEN & BCHOE
NINO CO. ,.
Fred Huston, postmsster 0 Gregory, 8.
t., and a, party of friends were In the city
yesterday. Uregory Is one of the placea
for registering for the Tripp county land
drawing next month.
An old case In the district court against
Tavlor Woclsey. proprietor of a Broadway
restaurant, on the charge of furnishing his
patrons with -a suhstltute for butter, wss
dismissed yesterday by Judge Wheeler on
motion of County Attorney iiess.
Mrs. Jennie Bears, who was accused by
Mrs. Frame, a neighbor, with disturbing
the peace by using unparliamentary lan
guage, waa fined to and cots in Justice
Greene's court yesterday. Mrs. Sears at
once announced thnt she would appeal to
the district eourt.
At a meeting of the Board of Fire and
, Police Commissioners yesterday afternoon
formal permission wss given Fire Chief
Nicholson to take the- team which partici
pate in the state tournament at Clinton
to the county fairs at Avoca and Harlan
to give exhibition runs.
A general meeting or all the chapters of
the woman's guild of St. Paul's Episcopal
church will be- held Monday afternoon at 1
o clock at Lake Manawa. The members
I are requested to bring their suppers with
I them and to Inrlte their husbands to Join
them . in the evening. The Woman's
auxiliary will met Friday afternoon at the
home of Mrs. Emmet Tfnley on Willow
Word wss received from Denver yesterday
th-it J. J. Otto, son of Mr. and. Mrs. H.
A. Otto of this city, an electrician In the
employ of the Union Pacific railroad, who
was severely burned by falling into a vat
of caustic coda and lye, la gradually Im
proving and that the prospects for his com
plete recovery sre bright. Mrs. Otto and
daughter are now In Denver attending their
son and brother.
The regular 8unday afternoon study of
Tlie Meisages from the Hills" will be
held at 4 O'clock In Falrmount by the
Young Men'a Christian association and will
consist of a discussion on the temple wor
ship as conducted on Mount Oerlilm In
Pomerla. In case of rsln the meeting will
be held In the bandstand. The aeries of
open air meetings will continue lor three
Captain K B. Cousins, former sheriff of
Fottswaitamie county, left last evening for
Ls Moines, where lie takes the headquar
, tTS train for the national encampment of
f , rirm wA 1 r-m v r. f V, RtiiHlt- at Tn.
W rio, O. Captain Coualns la the Iowa mem-
5 W-r of the national council. Mrs. D. It.
f Witter also left, laat evening for Toledo.
J where ahe goes aa representative of the
J local woman t rteuei corps.
Charles, alias "Dutch" Stevenson, rear-
rested Friday under the three Indlutmenta
pending against mm. secured nis release
yesterday from the county Jail on furnish
ing three bonds in the sum of $3no esch.
The bonds were furnished by the real estata
firm of Benjamin A Fthr. R. C. Booten,
who has been in tne county Jsil awaiting
Jji .action of the grand Jury tm charge
preferred by a young woman, also secured
his retesse yesterday on furnishing a bond
in the sum of SuO.
John Hansen, who lives In that aectlon
of the city known aa the Second precinct
of the Sixth ward, situated on the west
side ot the Missouri river, waa nominated
by the democrats at the primary election
last June for both trustee and clerk of
Kane town-hip. Mr. Hansen does not
hunger after two public offices and yester
dav notified County Auditor Cheyne that
while he was willing to remain a candidate
for trustee, he waa not willing to be such
for clerk and therefore he would request
that hia name he not Disced on the ballot
the democrstic candidate for clerk of
Kane tomnshlp. Mr. Hansen's request will
LUiiivuru win", ' . . . j . . .
Your eyes are worth the world to you.
Take care of them. At tne rirst indica
tion of trouble come to ue. We are pre
pared to aid you. The reliable and satis
factory' character of our optical work Is
known all over southwestern Iowa. Lef
f . rts.
For Sale Sorrel mare. 1.100 lbf., broke
double and single, true to pull, gentle,
fast.' welt bred, -aound. Address Mar.
Bourlclua, SZS Brosdway, Council Bluffa, la.
ulAHUsaK.i tire nv m a, a e.
Realaaeats , Assemble at the
K Traasfer Dryot.
The I'nlon Pacific 'transfer depot waa a
busy place and bore a decided military
aspect Saturday.:. Thla waa due to the fact
that the Fifty-third ar.d Fifty-fourth regl
menti of the low' National Guard mobilised
there during the day and in the afternoon
entrained for Fort IRlley. where they will
go Into camp with the regulars for two
eeka. - -
Tbe Fifty-third regiment was In com
mand of Colonel H- A. Allen or Independ
ence and the Fifty-fourth .In command of
Colonel Frank W. Bishop of Muscatine.
Both regiments were accompanied by their
band and hospital corps.
Colonel G. E. Logan of Pes Molnea. as
sistant adjutant general, wag In charge ot
the movemeat of the troops and accom
panied the two legimcnla to the encamp
ment. Twenty-eight cars In four sections carried
the regiments to Fort Riley. Of these
twenty-four were tourist sleepers and four
standard l.epera, lti latter for the offl
uti in udii.ilon to these there waa a train
if baggage .ar carrying the tents and
other tamp ituipmriK of the two regiments.
y ji t rm jatrr c. R. Ingram and Musi
cian J. M. Kirk ef the Dodge Ught Guards
Joined one ot Ike companies to lake part
ir. the encampment, irtils was accomplished
because of the fact that some ot the com
panies are going to the encampment with
out Uiair full enrolment.
PKOTEX. PROTEX, PROTEX.
Cement, plaaver. lime, sewer pipe. Kin
it and Sioux Cily brick, drain tile, wall
lilns, crushed and1 chipped rock, rooting
(rave) and aaad, cement atone everything
'.lis maaon needs. , Sold by the pound, ton
r carload. Nj order too small, none too
( leiie. nor does It matter wiw r you want
It .ay. country, this stale .or any other.
We can and want to quote ou delivered
irkvs. I-t us know your nteeds. C. Hater
Lu;.,ber cuaiuaRy. lii JJsuadway. Doth
'prunes Council" bluffa, la.
Petersen 4c 8c hot nlng Co., sportsmen's
headquarters. See , big display. Main 1.
window. Peterson tt Schoemng Co.
Burling Lexington steel ranges. Exclusive
Agents, Petersen at Bchoenlng.
tie west ads are business boosters.
There is we getting around the fact thai
Ik. ,hnlj.ar. mmA mm! k.,ulH.,l !
aa fall uli walata, uave born s-cuii fii
Ca, Bluffa and are new on aala at Hunter's
an the aeeoad tloer.
Both Thonei 43.
DELEGATES ALL FOR CREEX
Pottawattamie Instructs for Shelby
County Man for Supreme Judge.
ACTION TAKEN UNANIMOUSLY
As Had Bee Anticipated, Atteadaac
at Ceaaty Caaveatloa Waa Baaall,
There Mela Xe Oaaoeltlea
At hsd been anticipated, there was but
a small attendance of delegates tat the
republican county convention held Satur
day morning In the court house to name
twenty-eight delegates to attend the state
convention at Dea Molnea September ,
when a candidate Tor judge of the su
preme court to aucceed the late Judge
Charles A. Bishop will be placed In nom
ination. The work of the convention waa
transacted In short order.
In the absence from the city of Elmer
E. Smith, chairman of the republican
county central committee, the convention
waa called to order by George S. Wright,
member of the state committee from the
Ninth district, who called upon Charles
M. Harl to preside. The usual prelim
inary formalities were dispensed with
and Mr. Wright consented to act aa sec
retary. On assuming the gavel Mr. Harl made
a brief address eulogising the abilities and
fitness of Judge W. H Green for the va
cant place on the supreme bench. He
urged that Pottawattamie county ahould
give Judge Green Its support, not only
aa a matter of sectional pride, but because
of his fitness for the position.
A. T. Fllckinger, John Olaon and George
8. Wright were appointed a committee to
select and report a list of delegates. The
committee reported the following list.
which was unanimously adopted:
Walter I. Smith, Council Bluffa.
Charles G. Saunders. Council Bluffs.
Henry C. Brandes, Hancock.
Wllloughby 1'ye, Macedonia.
E. E. Hart, Council Bluffs.
J. R. Heed. Council Bluffs.
J. C. Mitchell, Council Bluffs.
George H. Mayne, Council Bluffa.
J. J. Hess, Council Bluffs.
George 8. Wright. Council Bluffs.
A. T. Fllcklr.ger, Council Bluffs.
Clem V. Kimball. Council Bluffa.
Charlea M. Harl. Council Bluffs.
J. M. Ualvin. CouncU Bluffa.
W. R. Keating, Hardin township.
John H. Chiium, Council Bluffs.
G. H. Ackers. Council Bluffs.
George Putnam, Carson.
Frank Shlnn, Carson.
A. L. Preston, Avoca.
Frank Turner, Avoca.
Alex Osier, Carson.
Daniel H. Bailey, Rockford township.
O. Mosler, Jr., Walnut.
N. H. Dewis. Walnut.
C. M. Barnes, Belknap. ,
Fred Williams. Neola.
V. Lyngby, CouncU Bluffs.
Tlie convention, without going through the
formality of adopting a aet of written reso
lutions. Instructed the delegation to support
the candidacy of Judge Green and to use
all honorable means to secure his nomina-
Uon in the state convention.
The members of the delegation present In
the iitate convention were authorised to cast
the full vote of the delegation and the use
of proxies waa forbidden.
Word was received during the day from
Harlan that tha Shelby county convention
had adopted a resolution endorsing the can
didacy of Judge Green.
Edltara Coaae la Heptcasfeer.
P. B. Brown of the Shelby County Re
publican of Harlan, president; E. A.
Stevena of the Silver City Times, secretary
of the Western Iowa Editorial association,
together with L. G. Merrill of the Neola
Gaxette, reporter; W. T. Davldaon of the
Hamburg RegUter, and E. E. Hoyle of the
Missouri Valley Times, met In this city
yesterday afternoon to arrange the pro
gram and set the date for the semi-annual
meeting of the organisation.
It waa decided to hold the meeting on
Friday, September 18, and a program was
outlined. The sessions of the association
will be held In the auditorium ot the public
library building and headquarters will be
at the Grand hotel. The program will con
sist of papers and discussions of matters
of interest to the country publisher and
will Include a paper by some well known
farmer on "The Relations of the Farmer
to the Country Newspaper." The program
committee also expects to have a paper
or address by an attorney on legal ques
tions which frequently confront the pub
lisher of a newspaper.
Take advantage of the good weather and
have your house painted now. If you let It
go last spring on account of too much rata
haVa It done right now, the weather la just
right. Let Borwlck give you estimates. :il
PROTEX. PROTEX. PROTEX.
Wanted, placea at once for students to
room or board. Western Iowa College.
Hunter's showa the largest and finest
assortment of new fall skirt styles and
values you can find anywhere else.
Real Estate Traasfer.
These transfers were reported to The
Bee August 21 by the Pottawattamie
County Abstract company of Council
Olive Harding, unmarried to A. A.
Harding, w of ae4 and neVt of
l 1-T4-J. w. d t 1
C D. Butterfield, slnzle. to A. H.
Rngenbaum. l4 of lot t, block 8,
Riddle's subdivision to Council
Bluffs, w. d 9,000
Two transfers, total t'J.001
BRILL1ANCT and PERFECTION are
combined in our "Made-to-Order" glaasea.
They always give satisfaction when fitted
by my improved method of examining the
eyes. Dr. W. W. Msgarrell. Optometrist,
I) Pearl St.
j Bfeosaeon sg.
George W. Klein. U South Mala street.
Both 'phonea. "Have it flone right."
Winter onion seta, alfalfa and rye aeed;
grape basket, apple boxea, etc. Younker
man Seed Co.
AadltorlBBB Cosapaay laewrporatea.
Articles of Incorporation of the Audi
torium company of Council Bluffs were
filed for record yesterday and a copy of
them sent to the secretary of atate. The
articles are algned by Eugene Stupfell, H
E. Ttarks. J. E. Hollenbeck, H. B. Jennings.
W. C. Children. I). E- luart, Charles A.
Tie no and A. F. Mammon. The authorised
capital stock Is placed at l.M0 and di
vided Into T.uue sharwe of K each.
Tbe purposes and Dowers of tha corpora
Ion are aet forth in the articles as follows;
The general nature of the business to be
transacted by the said corporation shall
be the acquisition and operation of an audi
torium, slock sales and exposition build
ing in Council Bluffs, la., and the renting
thereof for auch purposes aa akall be
deemed ailvWala and profitable by tha
board of directors; in conducting ef pub
lic entcrtalnmenta. amusemema a ad expo-
Hitions; the storage and aale cf any and
all klnda of property and a general commis
sion and brokerage business.
King of all bottled beer. U. Roaenfeld
Co., distributers. Both 'phones, S3.
PROTEX. PROTEX. PROTEX.
N. T. Plumblig Co. Tel. W. Night, LS.
CM? Gets Off Easily.
That claims sgslnst the city of Council
Bluffs, aggregating over SJ.fl00, were Bet
tied for about rl.100. Is shown by the re
port of City Solicitor Clem F. Kimball for
the year ending April 1, 1M, which he
has Just completed. The totsl num
ber of esses which demanded the atten
tion of Mr. Kimball was twenty-seven,
and several of- these Involved questions
of Importance to the city.
In closing hla report Mr. Kimball says:
I am rlessed to report thst. as shown
by the foregoing statement, the city has
had no money Jndgmenta rendered against
It for personal Injuries or Injuries to prop
erty during the last year, except those
cases whkh have been settled. The settle
ment of these cases has been, in my Judg
ment, to the sdvantage of the city and for
small sums com r red with the amount In
volved in the suits. The city has had two
verdicts at the hands of a Jury and one de
cision in Its favor In which the Jury was
waived. From the foregoing it will be ob
served thst claims against the a-lty aggre
gating over tl'S.Ort) have been settled by an
expenditure of slightly over 11.100. From
this condition of the litigation of the city
It is evident that the Judgment fund will
not be drawn upon very heavily during the
Iowa Xiwi Kates.
CRESTON A stop will be made In this
city by Eugene V. Debs, socialist candidate
for president. He and a number of socialist
leaders will strive September I on a special
train and make brief addresses here.
ATLANTIC J. A. Gough. a tailor, has
sued the city for 13.000, alleging the city
let acme atones stand on the walk on Chen
nut street snd thst he stumbled on them
and was seriously Injured. J. B. Rocka
fellow is his attorney.
CBESTON Newa of the death of John
MeOlrjty at Letcher, 8. D., has been re
ceived in this city by relatives. Mr. Mc-
Glnty was sn old resident of this county
and was well known. His death is attri
buted to heart failure. The remains have
been shipped to this city for interment.
CRESTON The public schools will open
Monday after the summer's vacation. A
heavy enrollment Is expected and a good
deal of building and repairlm haa been
done on the school properties at this point.
A large addition has been built on the
Franklin school and the use ot an annex'
building will be dispensed with.
RED OAK The young people's societies
of the Swedish Missions church In Iowa will
meet here Friday next, the convention last
ing until the Monday following. Delegates,
luiators and members from all over the
state are expected. Among the prominent'
speakers who will address the young people
is Prof. David Nyvall, the former president
of North Park college, Chicago.
GREENFIELD John N. Clearey nearly
lost the sight of an eye at the atate fair
at Des Moines. Some person in the crowd
was carrying an umbrella, point out, and in
the press Mr. Clearey ran into It and then
the Intense pain blinded him for a minute
and when he thought to look about the
person had disappeared. Mr. Clearey s
sight w"U be Impaired for some time.
ATLANTIC The Atlsnllc Gaa and Fuel
company has changed hands. J. A. McWsid
selllr the plant and stock to F. A. Kidder
of Red Oak. The sale Included the business
for this month and the key waa turned over
to Mr. Kidder, who will manage the com
pany. He Is one of the four men who own
the Red Oak plant and It is said It la their
intention to rebuild the local plant and
apend about 115,000 In reconstructing the
IOWA FALLS-Marrled 4 years this
week, is the unusual record of married
life of Mr. and Mrs. T. N. Hauser, ar.,
pioneers of this county. They were married
In Owen county. Indiana, Auguat 22. 1S44.
Mrs. Hauser s maiden name being Nancy
Boylea. Ten children were born to Mr.
and Mrs. Hauser, and nine of them are still
living, who, with the grandchildren par
tlclpated In the celebration of this remark
able event. s . . . . ;
CRESTON A partial report was received
Saturday from the grand Jury In the Au
gust term of court at this place. True bills
were returned against Leslie Holllday and
George Velterick. charged with burglary,
and C. M. Moon, on the charge of criminal
assault. These cases will probably come
before the court on the completion of the
civil and probate business which Is occupy
ing the court's attention at present. The
criminal docket Is not heavy this term.
ATLANTIC The residence of C. B. Os
borne was bsdly damaged by fire resulting
from a gasoline stove explosion. Mrs. Os
borne noticed the blase flare up and imme
diately turned all the burners off, neglect
ing, however, to shut off the oil that was
flowing from the tank, and thla coming
down to the heated burners, exploded. Mrs.
Osborne waa slightly burned and the kit
chen ai.d dining room are damaged, the
latter by the water more than fire. The
loss Is estimated at too to 5(0 and is
covered by insurance.
IOWA FALLS United States Consul
John E. Rowan who baa been representing
the United Ststes government In a diplo
matic way at the Falkland Islands for
several yesrs, will not return to his Iowa
home this fall as originally planned when
the consulate at hla station waa closed.
Mr. Rowan was tendered the consulate for
the government at Puenta Arenas, Argen
tine republic and he has decided to accept
the position which commands a higher avi
ary than that received in hla former posi
tion. Thla means thst Mr. and Mrs.' Row
an's return Is Indefinite.
MARSH ALLTOWN An epidemic of In
Juries to the eyes hss swept over Geneva.
Franklin county, and aa a result six resi
dents of that place are nuralng injured
eyea. Some of the Injuries are very curi
oua, and in one or two caaes the sight of
the Injured eye may be lost. The Injured
are Mary Bell, aged 12. struck in eye by
ahot from air rifle; Randall McCleod. struck
In eye by tine of fork; Harry Hickman,
etruck in the eye with atlck while pitch-ma-
hay: Mrs. A. H. Swltxer and Ned Mc-
Cord injured by being hit in the eye with
sticks; Wilbur Thompson, stung about
the eye by a a warm of bees while up a
tree getting honey out of the nest.
TENNIS PLAY AT SALT LAZE
Defeat of Ballabarr hy Garartl la
Fifth Roaad Creates Sarprtae.
SALT LAKE. Aug. 30. The defeat of O.
J. Salisbury by G a melt in the fifth raund
of the intermountaln tenn's tournament
created general surprise. The committee
In charge of the tournament received a
telegram today from Beals C. Wright,
winner of the all comers tournament, an
nouncing that a number ot eastern experts
would plsy special matches at the Country
club her on September 1 and 3. following
which, they will proceed to California to
compete in the Del Monte tournament.
-Men singles: R. W. Salisbury defeated
Young by default.
F. Roberta defeated D. C. Roberta i t. ( X,
Garnelt defeated O. J. Salisbury -3. .-,
Men'a doublea: Salisbury and Salisbury
defeated Whltworth and Broaddust 6-1. t-2.
Women's doubles: Miss Humphreys and
Mrs. Griffin defeated Mrs. Judge and Miss
Bevtrance 2-4, t-t
CANADIAN ATHLETES PERFORM
loss Lesfkast Lowers Dosalaloo
Track Heeord for riv Miles.
HALIFAX. N. 8.. Aug. 10. Six thousand
persons Balurday saw the pick of Canada's
athletes perform at tbe annual champion
sl'lp meet of the Canadian Amateur Ath
letic union. In the tud-yards' dun "Bobby"
Kerr, the fleet Canadian sprinter, was de
feated by F. E. Suaefer of Halifax by a
foot in 4:M flat. Tom Longboat, the fa
mous long distance runner, won the five
mile race in 2:V lowering the Canadian
track record and his own ot 4:t6:6S. In
the SCO-yards' dash Kerr beat hla owa
Canadian record of 4:23 covering the dis
tance In :'-2 flat.
ta dyspepsia, liver complaints and kidney
troubles ia needles. Electric Bitters ia
the guaranteed remedy, sue Beaton Drug
STORY OF THE WHITE SLAVES
Dei Koines Authorities Hire Affl
dtriti Telliny a Deplorable Story.
STATE FAIR A GREAT SUCCESS
Lea I slaters Aaaesabliag for the Spe
cial Sesalea Which Opens Moa
day to A mead Primary
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
DES MOINES. Aug. 30. Speclal Stories
of the whit slave trade that rival anything
enacted In the east. In Chicsgo or San Fran
cisco, were made public today In affidavits
by fifteen of the proprietresses of resorts
in thla city that have been placed In the
hands of officials. The affidavits were ec
cured by the police department working in
conjunction with the Iowa Humane society
and It ia proposed to lay them before the
grand Jury at once and It la expected that
many Indictments will follow.
The disclosure ot the conditions comes
through the change In the police manage
ment by the change to the commission form
of government. The affidavits charge that
the former police department waa hand In
glove with certain men of th: city, who
conducted the white slsve business.
The affidavits allege that the men lease
bouses on long time leases and then sub
lease them to the women. That the con
tracts call for (30 and 4t a month, but
that In reality they lease them for from
S2.M to 16 a day for rooms that are in the
squalid part of town and not worth more
than $1S a month. Working on the constant
threat to have them arrested and sent to
the penltentisry these men are charged in
the affidavits with selling them diamonds.
Jewelry and fancy dresses at exorbitant
prices; of keeping the glrla constantly in
debt and 'of depriving them of any street
dresses In order that they cannot leave and
reform, and that they are arrested and run
out of town if they do not do aa bidden.
Stat Fair Over With.
The state fair for 108 is over with and
the only visible evidence now consists in
a few stranded visitors to it who spent
their money and are unable to get back
home. Tlie total visitors were over 200,
000 and the totsl receipts were I1J6.09.
which is nearly $32,000 more than last
year. The railroads brought 11S.S66 peo
ple to the city on state fair excursion
tickets this year, which considerably beat
the record of last year. The state fair
grounds all day today have presented a
scene of great activity while the ex
hibitors have been leaving with their ex
hibits. The expenses for the fair this
year will amount to about 95,000, ot
which one-half will go to the exhibitors
In the way of premiums and the balance
will be for expenses In amusement fea
tures and running expenses of tho fair.
The total profits this year will be about
At noon today not more than a doxen
members of the legislature were, tn the
city. Tonight quite a number more had
joined the crowd In the lobby of the
Savery. Tomorrow It Is expected that
practically all the remaining members
will arrive to be on hand for the opening
of the session Monday afternoon at 2
o'clock. Discussion is all turning on the
question of how to arrange the primary
vote on senator ao that' the democrat
csnnot help to select the j republican can
didate. It ia conceded generally that the
organisation of the two houses as at last
session will be adopted for the permanent
organisation for this session.
Attorney General Byers said today that
there was no question In his mind but
that Representative Bergeson of Palo Alto
county would not be entitled to a seat
In the house. He served the last session,
but since then is understood to have
moved hia family to Sioux City and to
have voted at Sioux City. It Is claimed
that he will not seek' to take his aeat
and that Palo Alto county will be "rep
resented at the special session. "
MrHenry Xasne Delegates.
Judge W. H. McHenry of this city, at
the county republican convention thla af
ternoon waa authorised to select the forty
three delegates from this county to the
state judicial convention at which time he
hopea to be nominated for the supreme
bench vacancy. The delegates are, with
a few exceptions, lawyers of this city.
' Coaatr Con veatloas.
County conventions were held in every
county in the state, but two or three which
have already been held fjr the put pose of
selecting the delegates to the state conven
tion of September , when a candidate for
the supreme court to fill the vacancy
caused by the death of Judge Bishop will
be selected. On the action of the delegat e
selected today the nomination will turn.
It is believed tonight that the bulk of the
counties have riot Instructed their dele
gates to the convention though a great
many have. It ia known that many in the
Fifteenth Judicial district have Instructed
for Judge Green and it Is understood that
he will have the support ot every county
In that district
Oppoaed! by Father and Daaghter.
George William Toole, who Is serving
life Imprisonment for the murder of Mi
wife because ahe refused to go to chur.h
with him, has applied to Governor Cum
mins for a pardon and the governor baa
submitted the . mstter to the state brari
of parole for recommendation. Toole has
before this applied to the legislature for a
pardon. His father, N. B. Toole, and hli
daughter, Cora Toole, have Joined in a
letter to the governor asking that he refuse
the pardon. They claim that If parioned
he would have to com and live with them
and that they are unable to support him
further that the relatives of the dead wife
would resent the pardon and woula almost
certainly cause trouble. For there reaaons,
based on the claim that all will be better
if Toole remains wher he is, they ask the
governor t refuse the pardon.
Bee want ads are business boosters.
BALLOON RACE AT COLUMBUS
Uao Laada After Making; Thirteen
Mile ard Two Ar Still la Air.
COLL'MBL'S. O., Aug. 30. Three balloons
started late this afternoon in the Interna
tional race hrld under the auspices of ttw
Columbus Aero club. Two of the balloons
sre sailing away toward the northaest and
one has landed after a flight of to hour
and five minutes.
The first balloon to start was the Iroquois
of Columbus, with Horace B. Wild aa pilut
and Clyde Tuttle aa paaaenger.
The Iroquois got away at 4:50 and landel
at Amlin. thirteen miles from Columbus at
i:ia witnout mishap.
The Queen Louise, with Lieutenant J. J.
Bennett of the brltlah army balloon corps
as pilot and Thoniaa Sample aa passenger,
started at 1.04. It sailed slowly away to
the northwest and had not been reported
early tonight. The Vlile de Dieppe, with
August E. Muller aa pilot and Paul Maaou
as pa eerier, waa cut away at : and was
soon lost to view In tbe darkness. The Chi
csgo, of whlt-h Charles J. Coey Is the pilot
and which will carry Oeorge Bambaugh as
passenger, waa not Inflated when darkness
tell and It will be started at t o'clock to
morrow afternoon. Ideal weather prevailed.
HARNESS RACES AT READVTLLE
Hewitt Wins g.MH Maaaatchasetts
Make for Si 14 Trotter.
BOSTON. Mas... Aug. jn.Pewitt, owned
by E. 8. Bjrke, Jr.. of Cleveland, snd
driven by Lilly Andrews, the Buffalo reirs
man. had the the summary of the classic
P.WO Massachussetts stake at Readvllle
race track Saturday, the closing day of the
Grand Circuit meeting, by capturing the
first two heats, the final one going to the
California product. Carlokln. Andrews IrJ
all the way In the heats he won with D?
aitt and I:, the last was not headed till
in the very last strides when Carlokln
nosed him out. Spanish Queen war the
popular favorite for the race through her
victories in the fio.ooo M. H- stake at
Detroit and the tin.OOO hotel stake at Kala
masoo, but the Denver-ownd marc was
fsr from her true form, though winning
first In the third hest.
The Eel had his own way In the Read
vllle. George Gano. the second best starter
not being capable of extending the winner.
Ed Geers was back ot George Gano, as
"Longshot" Cox hsd gone to Mlnnespolis
to drive Sonoma Girl In the big free for
all trot there next Monday. The Eel li
the property of F. W. Entricken. of Wood-
atock. (.int., and is the pacing sensation
of the grand circuit.
John Madden's notej trotting mare.
Hamburg Belle, played with the field op
posing her In the Ponkapoag. Locust
Jack, the entry of the Farley stable, caught
the Judges' eye for second position In the
first and third heats. Baron May getting
the place In the second. The time, "rOS1,.
lowered the best previous record of the
Ponkapoag from 2.07H. made by Ethel's
Pride, made in l(rj. Summary:
The Massachusetts, 2:14 class, trotting
purse $SUX0, three heats:
Dewltt.b. g. (Andrews) 1 1 j
Carlokin, br. h. (Durfee) & j i
Teasel, ch. xn. (Geers) 2 4
Axtellay, b. m. (Thomas) 2 a 5
Spanish Queen, b. m. (Macey) ....11 4 j
Prince C b. h. (McHenry) j 1
Raffles, blk. g. (burgess) 4 g
Directum, Penn. b. h. (Cheesm) ..10 g
Aquln. b. h. (Titer) 7 7 7
San Frsnclsco, b. h. (Hodges) ids.
Kim, ch. g. (Shank) dr
Time: 24; 2:ueH; 2:W.
The Resdville, 2.12 class pacing, purse
tS.M). 1 heats.
The Eel. g h. (McEwan) ...
George Gano, b. h. (Geers)
Fred D., g. g. (Thomas ..,
Charley Hal, b. g. (Snow) ,
Time: 2.04V.: 2:00;
..1 1 1
..2 S 2
2 2 4
..4 4 I
The Ponkapoag. i.ll class trotting purse
I3.(ic0, three heats:
Hamburg Belle, b. rn. by Axworthv'.
dam by Simmons (Andrews) 1
Locust jacK, gr. g. (McHenry)
Baron May. br. h. (&aylesi ...
Nahman, b. m. (Burgess) 4
Mae Hart, ch. m.(Hvde) &
Genteel H., br. h. (W. McDonald) ....4 4
May Earl, b. m. (Bowerman) g 7
Budd, b. g. (Carpenter) ; 7 a
Time 2:06Vi; 2:0614: 2:il.
Cambridge Pitcher's Record.
CAMBRIDGE, Neb., Aug. SO. (Special.)
-John Fugate. Cambridge's leit-hsnd
twlrler, made a pitching record against the
fast Ir.dlsr.s at the Oxford game last Fri
day that baa but few equals anvwhere. He
truck out eighteen men and allowed but
John L. Pierce
For State Superintendent,
Xf X thought oa of say oppoaeats eonld,
do the work of atate auprlntnant hot
ter than X oan, I'd gat oat ef the raoe and
support bias. Mr. Totor, Aid yoa avr think
this overt Aeoertata whether or jiot say
candidate la obligated to any apeolal. later
ect. Compare tha eaadldatea ; taslr records
for lntarglty, rosonrosfala, f sarlessaess,
executive and hastUng ability, then you'll
ot right. My platform Aa JErriCXJEaTT
BXmTICX, fair treatment to all, soealal
favors to none. Tuesday's the day. . Iet'a
- OEOBOS . CLmaVXaTOTOV, Jr. '
The Political Gang and Grafters
Mr. Taxpayer, You Should Get Busy for Him
one hit In tbe entire game. In which t!
Indiana lost hy a score of I to a.
EASE BALL ME IN POLITICS
Orsraalae to aro ModlHeotloa of
Another non-partisan party leaped Into
the political field Saturday night when a
larre and enthusiastic crowd of amateur
ball players and friends assembled In Raa
mussen's hall. Twenty-second snd Cuming
streets and perfected plans for a perman
ent organisation the purpose of which will
be tn support all political rsndldstes who
fsvor the repeal of the law prohibiting base
ball and other amateur sports on Sunday.
The meeting was addressed by candidates
of both psrtlrs. Including our own Jim.
a ho promised almost anything In return
for support In his candidacy for governor.
Harry Sage and E. I Radlcan were
elected temporary chairman and secrctsry.
respectively. A committee of three was ap
pointed . by the chairman to select one
member from each of the leading amateur
ball cluba of the county, those selected
to perfect plans for permanent organisa
tion. It was ascertained that there were over
J0( amateur ball players In the county, who
with their friends and sympathisers will
constitute an appreciable strength In the
Dave L. Shanahan. republican candidate
for the legislature, was the first speaker
Introduced and In a brief address promised
hla support to any bill giving Omaha or
the state clean, healthy sport on the Sab
bath, in the event of his election.
Mayor Dahlman. gubernatorial aspirant.
E. E. Howell and John E. Regaa candidates
for senate and Leo Hoffman, candidate for
coroner on the democratic ticket, arrived
soon after from another meeting and each
expressed sympathy In the movement.
Oxford Defeated hy Cambridge.
OXFORD. Neb., Aug. 0.-(8peclal Tele
gram.) The Cambridge base ball team
turned the tables on the Oxford Indians
here Saturday through the great pitching of
Fugate and won by a score of 4 to 2. A
bunch-of hits and bases on balls in the
sixth settled the contest in favor of tne
Oxford 4 0 0 4 0 4 0 1 1-2
Csmbrldge 1 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 04
Base . hits: Oxford. 6; Cambridge, (
Errors: Cambridge. 1; Oxford. 2. Struck
out: By Fugate, 14: by Hocketvberry.
Batteries: Oxford, Hockenberry snd Nu
naker; Cambridge. Fugate and Lucas.
In the evenlr the same teams played, the
score standing 4 to 2 In favor ot Oxford.
Red Cloow Forfeits the Game.
M'COOK. Neb., Aug. 20. Special Tele
gram.) Red Cloud and McCook played a
tie 11-lnning gsme of ball Saturday, each
having four score. In McCook s last half
Hall, Red Cloud's catcher, was hurt. Red
Cloud refused to proceed and the game was
forfeited to McCook. to 0.
Dr. Ross, Dent lot. 41, Barker Block.
WEBSTER STREET DEPOT.
Sioux City passenger now leaves 2 p. m.,
Instesd of S:05 p. m. The Emerson local
a new train leavea Omaha 5:45 p. m., ar
rives Omaha 9:10 a. m.. except Sunday.
"THE NORTHWESTERN LINE."
A long time resident of Oma
ha, deputy auditor of state in
surance department for past six
at Republican Primaries Sep.
PLATFORM: Public business
before private, interests, public
ity, anti-graft, strict accounting,
fair assessment, clean adminis
tration of office.
of Nebraska, 07 years; Omaha,
ii iii j I
John A. Dempster
REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE FOR
aarvad 4 year in tha Legislature from
Fill mora Co., Neb. Author of our
Compulsory Education Uw,
ALFRED G. KENNEDY
BOARD IE EDUCATION
PRIMARIES SEPT. 1
ELECTICN KDV. 3
Republican Candidate lor
SOLICITS YOUR VOTE
Silas R. Barton
FOR STATE AUDITOR
I have not nor will T make any pledges
to any person, party or corporation, and
if elected will be absolutely free from
these embarrsssments and can give to
the people of Nebraska my best service.
The A. O. U. W. men that I have served
for the 'past seven years can tell you
whether or not I am able, honest and
progressive. If you think I will add
strength , to the ticket and that 1 am a
capable, trustworthy man, I would liko
Hrpublican candidate primaries! St-j4.
1st, for Auditor Public Account. 1 em
agreeably in accord with methods", that
will bring 4o public matters an econom
ical, honest and open adgiinlstrstioa
of state business.
H. L. COOK
DEPUTY STATE AUDITOR
THE OMAHA BEE
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