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niE OMAHA DAILY
11KK: TUESDAY. XOVKMBKR 17. IPOS.
NEWS OF INTEREST FROM IOWA
Office 15 Scott Street. Both 'Phones 43.
CHANGE IN STATE HOSPITALS
WEST END BEFORE COUNCIL
to give the visitors a chance to become
familiar with the field and the working
of the traps.
Has a Request that Street Car Tracks
Be Made to Conform to Grade.
SEVERAL PROBLEMS TO SOLVE
Amont Them Water Maine and f'lllaa:
Controvert? In Connection rflta
the .ew Brlda-e on
V-.rtt Kmt Improvement club In ex
pel ie.l i.i V""nt o the city council at 111
inciting totitKht a petition asking that the
strut ruilway company be required to
lower lis tracks on Avenue A to conform
with tlio established grade. A committee
ffitnposed of former Councilman W. C.
Buyer, former Councilman W. M. Iiendrlx
and J, C. 0"Neil waa appointed at the last
meeting of the club to preacnt the matter
to the city council. . .
The grade on Avenue A has been estab
lished by City Engineer Btnyre as far west
as Twenty-sixth street. In order to bring
its tracks to conform with the grade the
street railway company will be obliged to
lower them between Twenty-first and
Twenty-sixth street between two and three
feet. The company will also find It neces
uui.v, It is said, to put nn a fill of over
two feet-ut Twentieth street and probably
some filling between Twenty-sixth ' and
Thlrly-Heventh streets. It la claimed by
tin: numbers of the West Knd Improvement
e'nib Ihnt the street railway company prom
ise! to br.ns Its trucks to grade as soon
us the grade would he established by the
fev.ial li.iporlunt matters are expected
to co, lie before thr city council tonight,
line In Unit of moving the water main
t. I. It'll crosses Indian creek at Bryant
street. City Bollcltor Kimball is under
Kt'iod to have expressed the opinion that
thr fx pen so of moving the main must be
lin: tit- liy lli'j water company, while on the
tt 1 1. r hand Manager Hart of the water
company takes the position that the city
should beur the expense. The council will
ulo ho asked to designate as to where the
ina'n shall be moved.
i noth?r matter In connection with the
in w concrete trldge st Bryant street which
Is ixpeoted to come before the council Is
that of the extra piling. Contractor Wlck
hani says the city will have to pay him
ior the extra piling, while City Knglnecr
Ktnyre Is said by Assistant City Engineer
Ht'niKon to huVo declared that Wlckhum
t 111 have to stand the expense.
The action Of the committee of the whole
in Its recent "executive" session behind
closed doois In authorizing City 'Engineer
Ktnyre and Councilman Jensen to take a
Junketing trip to several large cities for
the purpose of Inspecting water works ma
chinery In order to form some idea of
what Is needed In the proposed municipal
r In nt will have to be formally approved
and concurred in by the council. It was
stated yesterday that the city engineer
and Mr. Jensen planned to take this trip
the latter ptrt of this week.
ARMY OP TEMVE9EE COMES A(;IN
Accent Invitation to Meet Here Two
The Society of the Army of the Tennes
see, which closed It annual reunion list
Friday in St. Louis, will meet in Counrll
Bluffs In 1910. Word to this effect was
brought back by General Grenvllle M.
Dodge and Major George H. Richmond, who
arrived home Saturday frcm attending the
The society decided to hold Its next re
union In Columbus, O., and Mijor Rich
mond 'extended an invitation to meet here
the following yeur. Remembering the hos
pitable treatment accorded them here two
year ago, the members of the organiza
tion promptly and unanimously announced
their intention of accepting the Invitation.
If the plan to hold the reunion here In
1910 la carried out. It will be the third time
that Council Bluffa has had the distinction
of entertaining the society, the annual re
unions in IK and 190$ having been held
Iowa Wants Epileptic Institution for
INEBRIATE ASYLUM UNPOPULAR
Compulsory Cure of Pfrwsi Addicted
to Prink Troves KnUnre at
Knoivltle tnte Hoard
, hoys and 95 girls were disposed of In
ways not clearly s'lown.
late to .rt It laat-of-War.
The hoard In Its biennial report Indi
cated that there Is a real possibility of
the street car line being extended from
Council Bluffs to the 8 hool for the D?af
near that city and advises that provision
he made for granting the necessary right-of-way
through the state property. The
cost of Improvements there was 121,364.11.
Tin askings for tliu school for the next
period are: Conipleiing and furnishing
assembly hall. $2,000; painting school house 1
and gymnasium, 11.000; contingent and te
palr. $3.i0; telephones. $300; fencing. $5.0;
library and binding. $TO0; school furniture,
i,!f-0; painting Interior main . building.
walks and grading. $500.
It is reported that the capacity of t'.ie
Institution for feeble minded continues to
be Insufficient, notwithstanding that the
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
I IKS MOINES. Nov. lG.-tSpeclal.l-The
state of Iowa will have at least one more
state institution before another biennial
lose one which
is now in operation. That which is wanted j new building will accommodate a larg.-r
Is an epileptic farm and that which is nut numb, r than originally contemplated. An
wanted Is an inebriate reformatory. "titer wing Is desired and for this , S40.0TO la
,, , , i v, ,,r.,rt before i needed: also for contingent and repair.
1 lie UUillil Ul ,iiiii'i ' a i
several legislatures the purchase of lan 1
on which to establish a colony for epi
leptics. This recommendation will be made
MA.W WOVI.H-BE TEACHERS FAII,
I nutally I .a rue INoniDer Fall Below
''..T.:'.Rutar Grade. '
The report of the State Board of Exam
iners on the papers of candidates for teach
ers' certificates who toon t:ie regular fall
examination recently In this city shows an
unusual uud unexpected number of failures.
Of the sixty-three candidates who took
tho examln.iUim twenty-three, or more than
M per cent, fell below the required ptroent
age ind failed to . get the coveted' certifi
cates. Twenty-feur.' or 38- per cent of 'the
total number, reoctved markings sufficiently
high to entitle them to second-grade certifi
cates. Six received third-grade certificates
and ten- secured provisional certificates en
titling the holders to teach for six mouths.
Commenting on the report. County Super
intendent Jackson said: "The result of the
examination is a surprise as well as a dis
appointment to me. I had anticipated from
my Inspection of the papers before they
were sent to the examining boaid that the
results would bo more favorable. The ex
amination, however, was unusually difficult
and It strikes mu that the papers were
graded with more severity than usual.
Btockert sells oarpets.
BEE WANT ADS PAT.
Ed Rogers, Tony Faust beer.
Pyrography supplies. C. E. Alexander.
Lewis Cutler, funeral director. 'Phone 37.
Woodring Undertaking company. Tel. 33S.
There Is reliability In furs that you get
at Hunter s.
C. C. liaynes, funeral director and em
balmer. Sol Broadway.
I-KT THE FRANKLIN PRINT IT.
BOTH PHONES 331. 101 SOUTH MAIN.
Leffert's Invisible Bifocal Lenses are the
greatest boon wearers of glasses have ever
SEE OUR FINE SELECTION OF
CEDAR SHIRTWAIST BOXES. PETER
SEN & SCHOENINU CO.
The annual meeting of the stockholders
of the Danish Hall association will be held
at the hall Wednesday evening.
Miss Agnes Field, one of the assistant
librarians in the city library, Is 111 with
typhoid fever at the Wise Memotlul hos
pital in Omaha.
Wanted A competent cook. High class
Danish or Swedish preferred. Good wanes,
no laundry. Mrs. Ernest E. Hart, 5J5 Third
St., Council Bluffs, la.
Twin Brother encampment. Independent
Order of Odd Fellows, will meet in regular
session this evening, at which time officers
will be placed In nomination.
The condition of Herman Benjamin, who
was operated upon for acute appendicitis
Saturday evening, although said to bo still
critical last night, gave grounds for some
A mass meeting of members of all the
local unions has been called for Wednesday
evening at Danish hall, to meet President
I'rlrk of the Iowa State Federation of
Have you seen our complete violin outfit
violin, bow, case, strings, rosin and violin
method, all complete for $fi? A. Hospe Co.,
21i Pearl St. and 28 8. Main St., Council
Bluffs, la. Call or write for prices and
General G. M. Dodge will go to Des
Moines tomorrow to attend the annual
meeting of the lyiyal Legion ol Iowa. The
officers cf the greater Des Moines commit-
leo will tender General Dodge a luncheon
at noon of that day.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Huntington, who have
been on their homestead In Deuel county,
Nebraska, have come lo spend the winter
Willi their daughter, Mrs. J. II. Pace, on
Mynster street. They expect to return to
the ranch about March 1.
again to the legislature and more emphatic
than ever before, and Inasmuch as the stale
Institutions will not be greatly in need of
large sums for extraordinary purposes In
other directions it Is regarded as certain
that the epileptic colony will be established.
There are about 1,000 epileptics In Iowa,
Including those that are kept at home;
there are 4S8 now at the four state Institu
tions. Many are In poorhouses, others at
the Institution for feeble minded and also
at the Insane hospitals, t nless their ali
ment has led to positive Insanity they are
capable of doing a great deal of work, and
if they were colonized on a farm they
would be able to very nearly pay their own
way through life. It Is planned to take
nearly all of them from the Institutions
and place them on the farm. Save when
they are seized with a spasm they are able
to work. For this purpose a farm of st
least CIO acres Is wanted, which would cost
JH.OOO or over If the legislature should
appropriate for the purchase of the land
the construction of buildings could be de
For Northern Part of State.
The Institution would probably be located
in the northern part of the state, on high
ground, far removed from any city. The
buildings necessary would not be expensive.
This would reduce the total cost of main
taining state Institutions.
The other Institution which Is a source of
a great deal of annoyance and trouble Is
the Inebriate Institution at Knoxvllle. The
experiment of compulsory cure of persons
addicted to the liquor and drug habits has
proved practically a failure. The number
of persons actually cured or benefited Is
very small. The only, persons who get good
results are those who voluntarily go to the
institution. Those who are forced to go
there by order of court are always defiant.
They conspire together and many - run
sway. For some time a serious effort has
been made to recapture and return all who
go away, but this is proving expensive, as
the number of desertions Increases all the
time. It is possible that the institution will
be abandoned, and certain it is that the
disposition of the state Is to not spend any
more money there In permanent improve
ments. Money for Tuberculosis Hospital.
The largest expenditure of the state
under the Board of Control recently has
been for the new tuberculosis sanitarium
at Oakdale, between Iowa City .and Cedar
Rapids. Tho board has expended 1103,918
lot this InstUutipn, and has a farm of 274
$10,000; beds and bedding, $3.U0; furniture
and furnishings, J5.000; paint and painting,
At Clarinda a new building is nesrly
completed at A cost of $I9.000 and now the
board asks for that Institution for boilers
and stokers, $10,000; contingent and rcpnlr,
$10,000; rewiring, $3,000; plumbing and fix
. Uun Clou Tournament.
Tho first annual tournament of the Pottn
wattumle Gun club will open this morning
at Manawa. The first event will be called
at 9:30,' ami Indications are there will be
over fifty participants In the tournament,
among the number being some of the crack
shots of the country. The tournament will
lust over Tuesday and there will be six
events both morning and' afternoon of each
There - was a preliminary shoot at the
club grounds yesterday afternoon In order
The Badga of Honesty
U on every "wrapper of Doctor Pierce's
Golden JVleUic;il Discovery bocauso a full
list of iko Ingredients composing it Is
printed tbere In plain English. Forty
jour of experience has pro en Its superior
worth 'a a blotxl puriiier and invigonil
Inj tonic, for the euro of stomach disorders
and all liver ill. It builds up tho run
down system a no other tou'c can In
which alcohol Is uscil. Tho active medic
inal principle?, of native roots such a
(ioldon Seal end 'juecn's root, Stone and
MandrnUo root, Bloodroot and Black
ChentbarV are extracted and preserved
by tho uso of chemically purn, triplo
refined glycerine. Send to llr. U. V. Vieiv
at llufial'o. N. Y.. for rr booklet which,
nuntpa extracts from woll-recoirnlied med
leal authorities such as Drs. ilartholow.
Kind. ficudaW, Coo. - Elllngwood and a
host of oihej. showins that these root
can be 'jafirmled upon tor their curaliva
ai tlon ii all weak sutcsof tho stomach,
accomp;iied by Indigestion or dyspepsl
as well A Inail biliousor liver complaint
and In lirijwastlrig dic:tscs" whore thcrw
Is lovV'ncih and gradual running down
of tltVStrencth and system.
The "fiolripn Medical Plscverv rr,alea
fleli p.nrti IiIimmI and m Invigorates an j
rebates Thntoinach. liver and Lunula.
a'nq, through them, the whole vstemt
Thus all kin auVctlona, blotches, pimple
and eruptions as well as scrofulous dwel
ling!! and old open running sores or ulcer
are cured and healed. In treating old
running sores, or ulcers. It I well to In
sure their healing to apply to them Dr.
Vlerco' All-Healing Salv. If your drug
fist don't happen to have this Salve la
stock, send fifty-four cent In pestag
stamps to World's Dispensary Medical As
sociation, Dr. K.V. Pierce. Pro.. Kiiffalo,
N. Y and a large box of th" AH-Heallng
Salvo "will reach you by return piU
You cau't a Jord to accept a aren't nov
triiin as a subt-lilule for this uon-aleoholic.
niixlioine r knows ixiMrxisiTioN, fiot
even tlioiiph tho urgent dealer roaf
thereby make a litUu higher lirottL
Dr. I'lerce'i" Pleasant pellets regulate
and Invigorate atomacb. liver and bowels.
Nugar coaKd, Uuy grvuuiee, easy so
both of Omaha, were married In this city I acres, 4nd accommodations for eighty pa-
Haturday arternoon. ilie ceremony wus
performed by Rev. Henry Pe lying, it was
understood that the bride was the groom's
slster-iu-law. It was her second marriage
and his first.
South First Street chaDter Cf the Wom
an s guild of St. Paul's Episcopal church
win- meet inis' arternoon at tho home or
Mrs. .Thompson. The Mornlngslde guild will
entertain -at a-kenslngton tomorrow after
noon at the home of Mrs. George Shoe
maker,. irt5 Grace street.,-
'Cecil Ward, the 17-year-old daughter of
Mrs. Clara Ward. 20 North First street,
d'td yesterday after an Illness of eltsht
months. Resides her mother slie is Biir
vlvtd by two sisters, Irene and Genevieve
Word. The funeral will be held Tuesday
aftunoon at 3 o'clock from the residence
and Interment will be In Fairvlew cemetory.
Dr. O. O. Smith, pastor of the First Con
gregational church, has received word that
his daiigliter-ln-lnw, Mrs. Milo Smith. Is 111
with typhoid fever and In a hospital at
Chamberlain, S. D. Mllo Smith, who has
been 111 with fever, is reported to be rep
Idlv recovering. Dr. Franw Porterfleld of
Atlantic, la., father of Ms. Smith, left
Saturday for Chamberlain.
Msyor Thomas Xfaloney will go Tuesday
evening to Keokuk, where as state presi
dent of the organization he will Install a
new lodge of the Ancient Order of Hibern
ians Thursday night. Enroute he will stop
at Ortumwa on business connected with the
,' rder ind before returning to Council
Pluffs eeet to visit other towns having
lodges of the organization.
The Ladies' Aid society of St. John's Eng
lish Lutheran church will meet Thursday
afternoon nt the residence of Mrs. Torn
I.effert. 3:6 Eleventh avenue. The choir
will meet tills evening and Friday evening
in preparation for th union Thanksgiving
services to be held In this church. At the
midweek service Wednesday evenlnv the
pastor will preach on a special subject.
oVlin..T'.,M'!lqup,n and Huntington
will attend the meeting of the officers and
egislatlve committee of the Iowa State Re
tail Merchants' association at Pes Moines
tomorrow. The purpose of tho meeting is to
decide upon the dale for the stste eonven
t on. to be held at Davenport, and to name
the delegates to the national convention, to
he held In Portland, Ore., the first week
In June. Mr. Muhiueen Is president of the
association. Mr. Huntington Is a member
of tho legislative committee.
KIrg of all bottled beer. L. r.osenfeid
Co., distributors. Both 'phones, 3:3.
Diphtheria than ares thurrh Plans.
MAESHALLTOWN. ,Ia Nov. liS.- Spe
cial.) Because of an epidemic of diphtheria
which Is raging in Montour, Tama county,
the annual meeting of tho Marshalltown
district of the 1'pper Iowa conference of
the Methodist church, which was to have
been held there December 1 and I, will be
held at Toledo. One or more cases of the
disease have developed In a number of
tients. A total of 105 patients have been
admitted since It was opened, February 1
last. The board asks for $57,500 more, of
which $22,500 would be for cottages and $J),
0"0 for kitchen.
Detailed report Is made by the state
board in regard to the results of farm op
erations, and it is shown that an Immense
quantity of grain, vegetables and fruit Is
grown. In the current year this crop re
port showed: Beans, 1,301 bushels; beets,
I. 1S8 bushels; broomcorn, 4.7CO pounds; cab
bage, 410,510 pounds; field corn, 40,364 bush
els, sweet corn, 247,3'.'7 pounds; popcorn, 220
bushels; cucumbers, 83,341 pounds; carrots,
114,444 pounds; celery, S7.9.J1 pounds; oats!
U.2." '2 bUBhels; tomatoes, 8F9 bushels; eggs,
II. 343 dozen: milk, 2,116.951 pounds; lard,
80, 126 , pounds; pork, 194,577 pounds, and
many other things. .
The herds of the Institutions hove been
tested for tuberculosis and of the 878 an
imals tested 288 were killed.
The board reports the abandonment of
the deep well at Glen wood and construction
of a pumping plant. An appropriation Is
wanted for a well at Independence. A
water system has been completed at Knox
vllle. but the water Is hard.
Considerable has been done at the Insti
tutions to provide against losses bv fire.
The board during the lust two years re
appointed the heads of four Institutions and
selected new heads for six of the Institu
tions. The new men are Marquis Barr at
Anamosa. J. C. Sanders at Fort Madison.
H. E. Klrschner at Iowa City, W. L. Kuser
t Eldora, H. S. Miner at Knoxvillo and
J. T. Harnett, state agent.
The board makes an Interesting report on
the work of the juvenile courts of the
state. For the year ended December 1.
1907. there was brought before the Iowa
courts 1.123 children, of whom 7C6 were
boys. Of these. Bo boys and 6 girls were
discharged unconditionally; 100 boys and 42
girls were returned to their parents under
supervision; 32 boys and 31 girls were placed
in new homes; 84 boys and 81 girls were
placed In private institutions; 2 boys and 1
girl were sent to the institution for feeble
minded; 36 boys and 9 girls were sent to
tho orphans' home; 177 boys were sent to
Eldora and 72 girls sent to Miuhellvlllc;
Iowa Hfin Notes.
I'HKSTOX The north bran h of the Bur
lington out of here still lives up to lis
r. pui-itlen of being one of tlr h-Bt fted(rs.
iiiiinlier of mllfs considered, that the road
has In Iowa. Yesterdav lis record for live
slock brought Into til's plai e for Chicago
markets was close lo rlgiitv cars. The
branch Is forty-five miles in length.
CflKSTON i'ornlng and PreBlon teams
iiie. on Ilie local gridiron yesterday and
sfler a hard struggle of the cleanest foot
hull witnessed here tills year Corning de
feated Urn lioine team by a score of 6 to 0.
The contest as hollv waire.l fr,..,, .iri
to finish, ns for years tin re has been a
-! iimr ixiween ine two schools In
MAH8HALLTOWN-W hile reluming to
her home in a buggy from Traer, where
iiopu:nif loday. Mrs. Joseph
DESPERATE MAN KILLS FOUR
Several Wounded r Him, After
Which He la Killed and Body
Burned with Home.
OKMULGEE, Okl.. Nov. lb'.-Five per
sons were killed and ten others wounded
yesterday afternoon In a tight between Jim
Deckard, a negro desperado, and law of
ficers. The dead:
EDGAR ROBINSON, sheriff, of Okinul.
HENRY KLABER, assistant chief of po
lice of Okmulgee.
CHAPMAN BROTHERS, negroes.
JIM DECKARD, negro.
Steve Grayson. Indian boy, fatally beaten.
Vie Parr, chief of police; shot .through
Deputy sheriff, name not learned, arm
Seven others, slightly wounded.
The disturbance began at the St. Louis
& San FTanclsco station, where Jim Deck
ard engaged In a fight with an Indian boy,
Steve Grayson, and beat him Into Insensi
bility witli a rock. Friends of Grayson
notified tho police, and when Policeman
Klaber went to the station Deckurd fled
to his house nearby, barricaded himself In,
and when Klaber approached Deckard shot
and Instantly killed him. Sheriff Robinson
gathered a posse in a few minutes and hur
ried to the scene. Part of this posse waa
made up of a group of negroes whom the
sheriff commissioned as deputies.
As the posse approached tho house Deck
urd opened fire with a rifle, firing! as
rapidly as he could load his weapon. Ths
sheriff fell first, instantly killed. Then
five of the negro deputies were sluln.
Deckard's house was soon surrounded by
a frenzied mob of armed men. Fire was
set to a house Just north of Deckard's.
Volleys were poured Into Deckard's house
Lnd he was shot down. He was seen to
roll over on tho floor, strike a match and
set fire to his own hctise, which was soon
a roaring furnace in which his body wus
Incinerated. Deckard evidently had a large
quantity of ammunition stored In his house,
as many cartridges exploded while the
house , was burning.
Governor Haskell at Guthrie was notified
of the battle ohd'of the bad feei ng between
whites and jiegrbes that had grown out
:f It and threatened a race riot. The gov
ernor at once ordered the mllltla company
ut Muskogee '(o prepare to go to Okmulgee
and a special train was made ready to
cany the troops, the governor remaining
-it his office to keep in touch with the
Mtuatlon. News of the preparation to send
militia here had. a good effect on tin?
disorderly, element .of both races and at 7
p. m. the crowd had dispersed and further
trouble was not expected.
When it became known that no other
negro had assisted Deckard against the
officers the a.ilk of reprisals subfelded.
The news that troops have been ordered
out by Governor Haskell had a good ef
fect, and tonight the town was quiet and
no further trouble was expected. The
mllltla will not reach Okmulgee until late
tonight. The governor's order will be Is
sued at 6 o'clock and some time will bo
ieiulrcd to mobilize the troops.
A dispatch from Muskogee tonight said
that the Muskogee company of the mllltla
would depart for Okmulgee late tonight.
The Guthrie companies are already on tho
A telephone message from Governor Has
kell at 11 o'clock tonight says that he will
not order the Muskogee company to Ok
mulgee unless he receives fuither Informa
tion. The officials have advised him that
the town is quiet, though there is still
much feeling over the events of this aft
rnoon. During the last week district court has
been In session at Okmulgee and there has
een wholesale convictions of negro boot-
eggers. Yesterday a protest was made
ecause the white Jury convicted the ne-
lasi as uiey came up for trial. A
known Bohemian wo-
Apoiilexv la auiiDotifil
death. Others pHusmg the buggy saw Mrs
I lialupntck leaning far out to oim side,
ihey stopped the horse and found the u
t'RESTOX After making a will and lUed
ina a htrgt. farm I,. lo .i..,,i.,u. i
, husband Aaron Wferaon. an ag .l man
t 'viiis with the family of John F. Johnsou
In Lucas county, near Charlton, U ca ne
despondi nt. seemli.giy regieltlng his sc.
1 t1""- He continued lo brood over Ihe affair
I and when he waa called for breakfist Fri
day morning no response came from him
On riitertng the room hts lifeless body was
found where he hsd wired a rope to tile
ctidiig and hung himself
One of "the
f the happy homes of to-day is a vast
fund of information as to the best inrthofk
of promoting health anil happiness' and
right living and knowledge of the world'
Produeta of a:tunl cm-ilence. and
reasonable claims truthful'. p'esented
and which have attained io world-wide
acceptance through the approval of the
WeU-Inforrned of the World; not of indi
viduals only, but of the many who have
the happy faculty of selecting and obtain
ing the best the world affords.
One of the products of that class, of
known component parts, an Kthical
remedy, appfived by physicians and com
mended by the Well-informed of Ihe
World as a valuable and wholeso:ne family
laxative is the wcll-kuown Syrup of Figs
ana IJixir of Senna. To get its beneficial
effects always buy the genuine, manu
factured by 'he L'aliiornia Fig Syrup Co,
inly, and or sal by aD leading drugg sua.
isro woman was In h ih.h c.
and Judge Alexander had a special Jury
composed of negroes try her. She was
acq, itted. This has caused a bitter race
feeling and tomorrow an effort . m ...
made to quash the panel of negro jurors
SI. LOl'IS. Nov. 1S.-A snecl.l , .,
Olobe-D.mocrat from Wetumka, Okl., says
that in a street battle there this noon B n
Smith was killed and John Tabner the
town marshal, was fatally wounded. The
marshal was shot, after ho had killed Ben
Smith, by Jeff Smith, a brother of the
slain man. The trouble started in a fieht
over a dog and was between Jeff Smith
and Monroe Reed. The Interference of
Ben Smith and Tabner resulted In tho
BRYAN TO VISIT MONTEREY
V I II I
to He the :.
Colonel Robertson on a
Advance Christmas Announcement
Christmas will soon be here; the holiday spirit is already abroad.
We have prepared well in advance for a season of uncommon ac
tivity. Many are purchasing gifts now, thus taking advantage of
our complete assortments.
Never before have we heen in
a position to-do as well as now
by buyers of diamonds Our
stock is large, with each stone
selected with careful considera
tion for its purity, excellence of
cutting and color. The growth
of our diamond trade in our two
stores enables us to make the
individual sale with but small
profit. A diamond is the gift
par excellence. See our dia
In all those things that are so
acceptable as gifts our stock is
especially complete, such as
bracelets, lockets, signet rings,
set rings, crosses, combs, toilet
requisites, chains, fobs, brooches
and literally hundreds of trinkets
and novelties. You will find
both solid gold and high grade ,
gold-plated goods, with a range.,
of price to insure popular favor
Hawkes Cut Glass
Our display of Cut Glass
excels in two respects: It
is the most satisfactory to
make selections from be
cause of the variety of pie
ces shown and of the ele
gance of the individual
piece, and when the selec
tion is uiade it is ever after
satisfactory because it is
the very best Cut Glass
made Hawkes. If the
gift is to be something; of
this kind, make it a piece
of Hawkes Superior Cut
Glass and be proud ol it.
We are sole dealers in
In comparison with
all Hand Painted
Chinas, Pickard's shows
in design of decoration
and shape of china. Se
lections can be made
for decorative purposes
from a host of stunning;
things. For the dining
room, no lovelier gifts
could be suggested.
The genuineness, use
fulness and beauty of
these goods commend
them to nil. Nobody
else sells thes- superior
A Good WatcH h always
an acceptable gift. Bear
ing this fact in mind, we
have carefully selected a
large line of tje best
watches for this season's
buying. There are solid
gold and gold filled cases,
the highest grade move
ments and the less expen
sive. A watch lo fit any
purse and every watch
guaranteed bv us to be and
to perform just as fepre1
sented. Prices the lowest,
always, quality considered
i i ..'. a.;.
As usual, this book is a work of art. Hundreds of articles are il
lustrated in true colors and some in the exact size, with complete des
criptions. Prices of all articles are given, and the selection of gifts at
one's own fireside is thus made e asy. It is possible,- with this catalogue
to make purchases without leaving your hjme. Any article is easily
identified by number, and oders by telephone or mail receive prompt
and careful attention, backed by our guarantee of satisfaction" assured.',
Write or call for this catalogue, an indispensable aid to the Christmas
We recommend early buying. Articles selected now will be laid aside by
us awaiting instruction for delivery at a future date, and where it suits the con
venience of the buyer, only a small portion of purchase price need be paid down.
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A SECOND STORE AT PORTLAND, OREGON
MONTKHOV. Me.. Nov. U.-WiilUm
Jenniiifcs Bryan and wife will arrive In
Monterey on the ltitli of this month and
will spend two weeks hers as -Hie guests
of Colonel and Mrs. J. A. Robertson, at
Lelt:i Vista. This Information was con
tained In a letter received from Mr. Bryan
today. He said that he was coming for a
oiiiiuukii ne siaiea ne did not need u
lie n,a,lu !.. ..
...M...r am iu iue prospects for
EXTRA SESSI0N0F CONGRESS
Preslilenl-elert Tnft .innopuees II
'Will (nil One After lie Is
WASHINGTON, Nov. lii. That a special
session of tho Slxtv-first congress will be
called soon after March 4, to take ii tlio
matter of tariff revision, became known
positively yesterday when W Hum H. Taft,
president-elect, after spending the dy nt
the While House as the gueft of President
rtoosevelt, stnted. that he Intruded to enll
the special session to meet ob soon after
his Inauguration as would be reasonable.
Judge Taft left at 7:'5 o'clock tonight for
Clncinnntl. where he had been summoned
on matters of family Importance, but which
ho absured the newspaper men who had
gathered nt the White House, weie in no
manner connected with politics. The call
to Judge Taft necessitated a hasty change
of plans, so that Instead of returning to ,
Hot Springs. Va., at 11 p. in., lie Icn tor
I.U home over the Pennsylvania seven I
hours earlier. He Is due to nirive at Cin
cinnati about 1:05 p. m. tomorrow.
Politics was d'.sct'ssril at luncheon at thr
While House, at which Secretary of Stale
Root and Representative Nicholas f.ong
worth also weie the president's guests.
Ambassador Henry WJiite of Paris. Post
master General leorge von Meyer and
Retkmaii Wlnthrop. assistant secretary of
the treasury, dropped In during the after
noon to pay their respects.
the state pay tendered him at Union City
The state pay for a colonel Is about $3.50
per day. while the regular army pay la
something like $11.50.
ELKINS ENGAGEMENT DENIED
ltemet Made br Senator
A sir M ted o hy a
WASHINGTON. Nov. 16.-Senator Stephen
H. Klkins tonight made the emphatic an
nouncement that no engagement exists be
tween his daughter. Mlta Katherlne Klklns
and Ihe Duke ti'Abrutzi of the Italia i
The statement was made with the know!
edge and consent of Miss Elkins. who de
sired that It should h given to the public,
which bai manifested so great an interest
in ll -.
GUARD OFFICERS ON STRIKE
Demand ftaaie Par as Reunlor Army
for Time They Mere on
. ........ v ,. rw , . , . I
I N ABM I llr., iriiii.. .u. ig.-.uur uuiif
' Ing In effigy late list night at camp Nemo.
(Colonel Harvey Alexander, assistant ad.iu
!tunt general of Tennessee, a number of the
j officers of the First Tennessee regiment on
1 ....... I . K I rt I f . .-. lakn rr.nnli .liirlitu
the recent night rider troubles, declare they
will resign If they do not receive regular
army Instead of state pay -for services
rendered. A prejlction that the regiment
l will be disbanded Is already heard. Colonel
j aiofl. ruiuiimiiuini, iaiu u tin uiiv. ii iiit-
imost determined that army pay sliajl )m
allowed. He refused angrily, it Is said.
LIBERAL VICTORY COMPLETE
Carry Kvery Province In the Island
of i'nhn hy Decisive
HAVANA. Nov. IB. Practically coinp'ete
returns of the election show that the llbfral
victory was even more decisive than sup
posed hist night. Official returns from 1,36)
of a total of 1.I0S pulling places show that
General Joee Miguel Gomes received 1SJ.8J3
votes, against 11S.329 for General Menocal,
the conservative candidate. The liberals
carried every province in the lalani.
Havana province went liberal by 5,000
and the city by 13.WX).
The liberal majorities In the other prov
inces were approximately as follows: Hani-,
Clara. 11,0)0; Oilenle, 13.500; Camaguey, l.MW;
Pillar del Rio. .5'U; Malanr.as, 8.000.
IlltOUN MI IIDKIl ( ISK Till WEEK
Trouble I!ic-ed la Irrsrlsg a
Il'H'KWKl.l, CITY, la.. Nov. IS. The
trial of John M. Hrown, the septuagenarian
slayer of his son's wife, will be called for
hearing In the district court here tomorrow.
The crime bus awakened so much Interest
and created such discission that securing
a jury to try the case will be a difficult
Insanity will be the defehso of the ag
man. No atone will be loft unturned t
convince the Jury that John Brown hat
been mentally unbalanced for years. On
Ilie morning of August!? last he killed his
dnugliter-ln-law, Mrs. George Brown, wit1.)
an Indian club. In her home In Manson. The
killing followed a series of family quarrels
MRS. READ SERIOUSLY ILL
Woman Who Threatened Mrs. I'hlapi
maid lr RclatlTcs lo Be
IjKNVER. Nov. 1. Mrs. Alh-n V. R"ad,
who threatened last Monday to kill Mr.
Genevieve Chanler Phlpps with dynamite
unless $'JO,000 was immediately given her.
Is reported by members of her family who
have had her In charge since her release
from Jail, to b- in a critical condition and
to be steadily sinking, ss her stomach re
fuses to retain nourishment.
She is said to be laboring under the Im
pression that she had caused the death of
someone and to evince heartrending re
morse. Convinced that Mrs. Read was demented
when she arrived In Denver, Chief of Police
Armstrong h3s decided upon a discontinu
ance of the Investigation until shu recovers
her mind sufficiently ,to give a coherent
account of the Incidents lesc'lng to the at
tack on Mrs. Phlpps.
LOSES LIFE FOR HIS LEG
John Mostroru Refuses lo Snhmlt tti
AuiBBtatlon and Dies from
John 1,'nstrom, a teamster fir t lie Ben
nett company, who refused to take th
xdvice of his physicians and liav4 his in
jured leg amputated, died at 5:15 o'clock
Sunday afternoon st 8t. Joseph's hospital.
I.lristrnm vn Injured Wednesday of lust
svek by a kick from one of his horses, his
eg being broken and badly lacerated. Th
physicians said It became necessary for
'he Ug to b amputated, but the patient
would not submit to the operation. H
livid at lai'S North Eeventeeuth street and
leaves a wife, but no children. Arrange
ments for the funeral will be made this
ll is impossible, simply impossible, for any
one to enjoy the beet of health if Ihe bowels
reconstipsted. Undigested material, waste
products, poisonous substances, must be
.1.11.. removed from the body or there will
tlugghi, lr than Aytr' trouble, and often serious trouble, too.
folia hi. aJotce. Ayer's Pills aid aature.that is ell-iot.tfTL.'
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