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THE OMAHA DAILY DKK: WKDNKSDAY. FEttftnATlY X 1000.
AFFAIRS AT SOUTH OMAHA
Xtor .Vetoes National Construction
Company Paying- Contract.
COUKCIL OVUUtlDES THE VETO
tery aad Discovers atorna Does
PIT Aeadred Dollnrs Dam
Mayor. Prank Koutsky vetoed the con
tract with tha National Construction com
pany yesterday awning, returning tha
seme to tha council with hi objection.
Theea were that Hugh Murphy had tha
lowest bid, that ha waa a responsible bid
der and that his brick proved better in
tha last. Tha mayor dcacanted on tha pol
icy of encouraging competition in con
tracts for city improvements to insure tha
work being done for reasonable figures.
Ha asserted he believed that it was illegal
to let the contract aa proposed. In sup
port of' his report on the tests made, he
submitted the figures of Andrew Rose
water, ' the city engineer of Omaha, who
personally conducted the test. This report
showed, the Purington block was the poorer
brick, having lost 17.05 per cent In the tum
bler while th Coffeyvllle brick lost only
14 per cent.
Tha council also had a communication
from the Oood Government league ask
ing that tha contract with the National
Construction Company be reconsidered.
On the formal motion, "Shall the previ
ous action of the council be sustained not
withstanding the objection and veto of the
mayor?" Frank Dworak voted "no,"
while tha other councilmen voted "aye."
thua overruling the - veto of the mayor.
The contract with the National Construc
tion company was then approved and the
mayor and city clerk intsructed to affix
Swat) Larson explaining his vote, said:
"In view of the fact that Mr. Murphy has
caused much delay in the city contracts,
and whereas h.e does not employ South
Omaha labor 'to do' the work, and alnce
tha decision of,lhe court In the recent pav
ing of East Q street makes it discretion
ary with the) council to-accept or reject
bd of this kind. I shall sustain our
previous action and vote to carry the previ
ous action ever the veto of the mayor."
" The rest -of the session was taken up
With routine. The building Inspector re
ported' to the amount of 17.116 during Janu
ary.' The elty treasurer reported obligations
falling due ln,Nejv York to the amount of
II. 2fl.M. These 'are to be met by warrants
on tha Interest fund. The meat Inspector
reported the condemnation of, thirty cattle,
forty-three sheep .and three hogs during
January. Cheif Brings reported all the
arc Ifghte In the city out since Thursday
evening. Tha English Lutheran society
ssked' that tha taxes for the paving of
Twenty-fifth street assessed to the lols
on which Its Church stands, be cancelled.
Tha ordinance waa paased changing the
grade of Twentieth street from N to 9
The contracts and bonds for all the suc
cessful bldds In the annual budget of sup
plies were approved.
Tha regular bills for the month of Janu
ary were allowed.
y ImtI of Bdaention.
Tha session of the Board of Education
concerned Itself chiefly with affairs of
routine.. Themoet Important business waa
tha arrangement mads to aend Superin
tendent N. it. Graham to the annual meet
ing of the National Association of Super
intendents and Principals, which is to meet
In Chicago February 23 to 17. Mr. Graham
waa allowed five days' leave of absence and
M for expenses. Ha attended the conven
tion held In Weshington last year.
The board took a summary of the effects
of. the recent windstorm on the various
school buildings. It is estimated that the
losses will approximate $500. The buildings
suffered from broken glass, and aome roofs
wsr seriously damaged. The tiling on the
high school building were seriously dis
turbed In number of places. The cora-
miiiee cm uuiiuina wiu ivuiiui wa em
powered to Aiake the necessary repairs.
resolution waa passed commending all
teachers and principals for tha plana In
prorreae for tha proper observance of Lin
coln's and Washington's blrthdaya.
A sewing department waa provided for
the West Bide school. This will be de-
COULD HOT CURE
Disease Begin over Ear and Spread
- till FaceandNeckwere Raw Itch-
ingy Inflammation and Soreness
' were Terrible Lasted Over a
Year and All Treatments Failed
UNTIL CUTICURA AGAIN
PROVED GREAT SUCCESS
"Ernsts bfea over the top of my
It cracked ana then began to
spread. I had three
different doctors and
tried several things, but
they did me no food.
At last on aids of my
face and my neck clear
lip to my hair wens raw.
The water ran out of it
ao that I had to wear
modulated cotton, and
it waa ao Inflamed and
sore that I had to put
a piece of cloth over mv
' pillow to keep tha water
from It, ana it would
stain tha cloth a aort of
yellow. Tha ecaema itched so that it
seemed aa though I could tear mr fae
all te pieces. The dissaaa began in the
fail and I did a-rerytbing for it until tha
next winter. Then I began to us the
Cuticura Soap and Ointment, and it
waa not more than three months before
ft waa all healed up. I atill use the
Cutloura Resolvent Pills one in a while
to cleans the blood. I am very thank
ful that I tried Cuticura. and I can
recommend it to any one. Miss Ana
earaona, aortufleld. Tt Deo. 19. ,07.ii
Cuticura Removes Dandruff and
Soothe Itching Scalps.
Warm shampoos with Cuticura Soap,
and light dressings with Cuticura, pre
vent dry, thin and falling hair, remove
orusta, scale and dandruff, destroy
hair parasite, soothe irritated, itching
aurfaot. stimulate the hair follicles,
loose, the scalp akin, supply tha roots
with energy and nourishment, and
make tha hair rrow upon a sweet,
wholesome, healthy aoalp. when all
ether treatment fafla.
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SWr at iBlMia, CkudrM us ASoitt oi
feM ml (XiUrars 6uS (J& ) W I'luM tk. Skin,
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fir I (MM . m la t ktrm of IVnM
ht,u4u. ls fr vU of SO) krurtfrlkBiou
e.44 & rid. fMM ln4 Cava.
. straUMd faaWui M sa at
velnped, aa one of the features of the man
ual training department.
The general bills and aalarles, amounting
to $l,tfi9, were allowed. The teachers' pay
roll amounted to $13,117. . -
Ante Driver "Arrested.
Bedrtck Cramer, an automobile driver,
with J. C. Root in the vehicle, was arrested
In South Omaha last night for exceeding
the speed limit. The machine went south
on Twenty-fourth street psst Chief Brigg's
at a high rste of speed. When the ma
chine returned the chief was Waiting with
a revolver In his hand, and commanded the
driver to atop and submit to arrest. Brtggs
sfterward said he fully intended to shoot
up the machine, if his order had not been
obeyed. His aim would have been at a tire
and thus cripple the machine. It Is under
stood by the patrolmen that this method of
stopping vohicles will be excusable when It
becomes the last resort. The automobiles
from Omaha often come. through ths city
of South Omaha so fast that only good
fortune has prevented many accidents.
After the arrest of theee men the driver
was released on. the recognizance of Mr.
Root. The driver will 'appear at police
court at a. m. today
Magic City Gossip.
C. W. Night recently returned from a
trip to Sioux City.
Samuel Myerson and Miss May Wolf son
of Council Bluffs were . married at the
Danish Brotherhood hall Sunday at 2 p.
m. Kabbl 8. Ornglnsky performed the
ceremony. The couple will live at 104
South Fortieth street. -
N. E. Carter Is spending a vacation of
several weeks In Oklahoma.
Jetter s Gold Top Beer delivered to any
part of the city. Telephone No. 8.
Mrs. A. Ij. I,ott, 100 North Twenty-second
street, will entertain St. Martin's auxil
iary Wednesday afternoon.
The body of Albert Tighe is expected to
arrive from Kansaa City today. ., .
COAL! Try Howland s celebrated Silver
Creek. Office. f N. 4th 8U Tel. South 7.
The vital statistics show fifty-seven
births and twenty-four deaths in South
Omaha for the month of January.
For Rent February 1, store mom 'now
occupied Dy A. DeLanney. the florist, 628
North 2Uh St. A. 1 Bergqulst.
Miss Jeane MacDowell entertained In
honor of Miss Adelene Dlmock last even
ing. It was a shower In honor of her ap
The death of Mrs. Dr. Mary Newton,
aged 82, occurred yesterday. The funeral
will be from I,efler Memorial church at
J:30 p. m. Wednesday.
Ed Miller caused the arrest of Harry
Conn yesterday on n charge of petit lar
ceny. He charged that Conn had short
changed him Sunday evening.
Men's silk finish hose, regular 2tc ar
ticle, come in 14 different plain colors,
sale, price 2 pairs for 25c. Nebraska Shoe
and Clothing House, South Omaha.
. MlJ5.le c,ty Kln' Daughtera will give a
tea 1 hursduy afternoon, February 4. at the
home of Mrs. E. U. Howe, Twenty-fourth
and B. streets. All are cordially Invited.
The 8outh Omaha police received a letter
from Hutchinson, Kan., giving the full de
tails of the finding of Chris Bean. The de
tectives are working on a good clue in the
The Ladies Aid society of the Presby
terian church will be entertained at the
home of Mrs. R. U Wheeler, 90S North
Twenty-second street, Wednesday after
noon. Miss Florence Jewell, Miss I.ulu Case
and Miss Pauline Bayer of Newman Grove
will arrive In South Omaha this morning
to visit Miss Adelene Dimock. They will
remain for several days.
HOPE OF SUFFRAGIS tTdASHED
Lower Honae of Soath Dakota Legis
lature Kills Proposed
PIERRE. 8. D Feb. 2.-Special Tele
gram.) The house sent the hopes of the
equal suffrage contingent soaring today
when It cut the property qualification from
the senate resolution granting suffrage,
only to drop them into the slough of do
spodn a few minutes later when they
killed the resolution by a vote of 64
against 47 for the submission of the
question to the voters at the next general
Whllo the house refused to accept tha
aenats amendments to the two-cent rate
bill. It did not call out the expected hot
contest on the proposition. Bartlne,
chairman of the house railway commit
tee, opposed concurrence and waa backed
by Taylor of Brown, and the matter was
brought to a vote, in which the concur
rence waa refused, and Bartlne, McDon
nell and Newell were appointed house
conferees on the bill. The senate con
ferees selected were Norbeck, Byrne and
After keeping quiet alnce the opening
of the seaslon, the'blll to allow attorneys
and physicians to; crawl under the fence
so far aa the anti-pass law is concerned,
it was presented In the senate this after
noon by Curtis of Brown county and will
be a factor .In legislation for a few days
until It is disposed of.
Ths senate paased railroad bills re
quiring railroad companies to report fatal
wrecks to the railway commission, and
authcriztng the railroad commission to
appear in cases In which tha state la
interested; requiring railroads to report
to the commission tha number of elevat
ors along their lines; and requiring rail
roads to maintain toilet rooms at all of
The house psssed the appropriation bill
for the completion of the atate capital;
and tangled up on the bill providing for
hotel licenaea, which was ended by an
adjournment In the middle of the mlxuy.
John W. Battln has returned from a busi
ness trip to New York.
J. O. Clifford, freight auditor of ths
Northwestern, was in Omaha Tuesday.
A. P. Akerlund of Valley Is home from a
trip to Europe which extended over aeveral
Dave Shankland of Txts Angeles, 8. P.
Weeks of Hastings. M.-Sweeney of Lincoln,
H. W. Moore of Auburn and C. L. Atherton
of Shoahonl are at the Murray.
John Eyler, general live stock sg.nt of
the Burlington, who has been confined to
hia home. 2116 Blnney street, for several
weeks with tonailltis, Is improving.
Miss Hattle Goff, Infant wear buyer at the
Lilliputian, has Just returned from the New
York markets and reports many attractive
departures for the spring season.
E. E. Acton. J. H. Haskell, Adam Ickes,
J. E. Vogel of Uncoln; Mr. and Mrs. E. A.
Wiltss sad daughter of Pender and J. V.
L,usk of Greeley, Colo., are at the Hotel
T. V. Golden of O'Neill, Mr. and Mra. 8.
P. Grayton of Dead wood. Mr. and Mra. H.
Ross of Tacoma and Jack Whip of Lin
coln are at the Senilis.
W. E. Randall of Lincoln. D. W. Thsyer
of Washington. J. H. Falrchild of Minot,
J. R. Hanna of Greeley and L Little of
Clarka are at the Her Grand.
T. P. Reed of Weeping Water. O. A.
Brown of Kansas City. V. O. Langtry of
Cody, Wyo.; C. E. Smith of Lincoln. M
A. LaFleirhe of Belle Kourche and A. T.
Young of Cheyenne are at the Henshaw.
United States District Judge W. H. Mun
gvr Is rapidly tmprovlug at tha Wise
Memorial hospital. He spent a very com
fortable night Monday eight and hia con
dition is reported most encouraging.
' Mr. and Mrs. Alex E. Blsslng of Hays,
Kan.; E. H. Miller of Sioux I'Tly. George
P. Thomin of Kansas City, G. M. Thorp
or Meetings, w. j. Aiorecni or rriena ana
W. J. Niernan of York are at the Millard.
Mrs. W. Aimers of San Francisco, Mrs.
t. C. Congdon of North Platte, Mr. and
Mra 8. B. Parker of Tampa. Q. B. Jack
son of Dallas. 8. D.; F., Brny of Hum
boldt, E. B. Btephensoa, ft Lincoln and J.
Wevvls of Albion are at the Home.
L. G. Comatock of Central City. J. C.
Berzlna. Mrs. Bersina of Whitman, Mra
C. 8. Fogg of Tacoma, C. A. Dunlap of Te
cumuli. J. E. Becker, of Gordon, W. A.
Hard of Bioux Falls. A. F. Harsh of Lowell,
Mrs. J. Johnson and daughter of Hastings.
T. B. Huston of Denver and L. R. Foots
of Lincoln are at the Paaton.
W. F. Young of Oxford. J T. Foye of
Hastliiga. Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Keenaa of
Bpauldlng. J. li. Horton of Grand Island,
G. 8. Harris of Hooper. Mr. and Mrs. J.
J. Bean ef Lincoln. J. T. Bbtmpton of Fre
mont. A. A. Etewart of Oakland, H. Mor
ton and C. A. atortoa or Valentin are at
TWO DRAINAGE DISTRICTS
Such it Result of Conference of
LAND 0WNXES ASSESSED FOR COST
Dae fossly Men Ofcjert to I. Inking
Their Interests ie. One, o Tot
' Divisions Are to Be
Douglas county commissioners, sfter a
conference at the board rooms Tuesday
morning, with a delegation interested in
drainage, adopted a resolution to form a
district taking In a large section of Doug
las county, and a portion of, Sarpy.
An election of throe directors to have
charge of the work contemplated will be
held at the office of County Clerk Haverly
on. Tuesday. March I. These directors will
give bond in the sum of $3,0f0 each. All
property owners to be assessed for the
ditches will be eligible to participate and
to vote, according to their holdings; for
instance, a man owning a quarter section
will cast 180 votes.
The proposed district will take In all of
the Elkhorn valley In Douglas county, from
the Piatt river to the bluff, and south to
the county line, and all of Sarpy county
east of the river. This meins that, In
stead of one large drainage district, tak
ing in Dodge, Washington, Douglaa and
Sarpy, there will be two districts, with
Douglas and Sarpy pulling together and
Dodge and Washington coupled up. The
Dodge county drainage advocates were
apparently unwilling to link their county
in a general scheme with the others, de
spite the fact that In such an event the
national government would have made the
surveys and had a sort of general super
vision of the work,
Attorney Courtright of Fremont opened
the discussion by an elaborate explanation
of the law, also outlining the feeling of
his home people as indicated above. J. C.
Robinson of Waterloo nnd others were
also heard In advocacy of the scheme as
now agreed on, and the general sentiment
of a large delegation present was shown
to be favorable on a standing vote. One
man owning land In the district protested
because of the Inclusion of a certain tract
of land near the Junction of the Rawhide
with the Elkhorn, but he was nlone in his
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Mink's Sheet Bill.
HASTINGS. Neb.. Jan. SO.-To the Editor
of The Bee: In your' morning issue of
January 29 under the heading, Hotel Man
lias Nightmare" you take another shot at
the Sink bill for sanitary measures regu
lating hotels. The Bee has not treated this
measure with the fairness It deserves. The
bill does not specify nine-foot sheets, but
does specify that the top sheet shall be
three feet longer than tho bottom sheet and
fold back over the top clothes. There have
been many inquiries as to why this provi
sion waa asked for, and here is the reason:
At this time of year the hotels provide an
extra comforter, which the guest usually
finds rolled up on the foot of the bed. L'pon
unrolling It he finds that all four of (ho
edges are rotten filthy. He must either
sleep with this filthy coverlet under his
nose and mouth or sleep cold. Tho long
top sheet folds back over this, thus keeping
the dirty comforter from coming in con
tact with the face.
We have many laws to protect the health
of our people and why this one -should an
tagonize anyone is beyond our ken. Public
sentiment was enough to put long top
sheets on Pullman cars, but it requires a
law to protect the poor devil whose home
from five to seven days a week is the hotel
"catering to commercial trade."
In the Sink hotel measure the 4,000 trav
eling men of Nebraska axe asking for noth
ing beyond the bounds of reason, and in
the asking deserve to be treated with fair
ness and not with ridicule.
H. A. MOSS,
Chairman Legislative Committee Nebraska
Division Travelers' Protective Association.
HASTINGS, Neb., Jan. 80,-To the Editor
of The Bee: In your paper of January 29
you ridicule Mr. John Slnk'a bill. Now this
bill was gotten up by the traveling men of
Nebraska and la not the drummer's dream.
In the first place the bill does not call for
a nine-foot sheet, but calls for the bottom
sheet to be of sufficient length to cover
the mattress, the top sheet to cover the
bed and turn back three fft. Now here Is
where the hotel man gets off: The three
feet extra sheeting covers the bedding so
that the top bedding will last three times
as long and Insure the person who sleeps
in the bed that his face is not coming in
contact with the bedding used by everybody.
The traveling salesmen are In great de
mand about election time, but when they
want a little legislation for their own bene
fit or comfort the press of the state take
It up and ridicule the salesman who Intro
duces our bill.
Very few of the hotel men are kicking on
the bill, as they say it will save them
money In the long run.
It a few of the editors in the state would
get out on the road for one week and go
up against what we do year after year the
preas would all be for us.
W. C. ALEXANDER,
President Nebraska Travelers' Protective
Most Wonderful Healing
After suffering many years with a sore.
Amos King, Port Byron, N. Y., was cured
by Bucklen's Arnica Salve. 25c. For sale
by Beaton Drug Co.
STREET DUELN CHICKASHA
Chief ef Police Killed end Joe Earl
Woses by Mht Assist
OKLAHOMA CITY. Feb. 2. -As a result
of a street duel at Chirkasha, OWL, tonight,
Emmet Goodwin, chief of police, la dead,
Joe Earl Is seriously wounded and William
Thomas, night chief of police, Is In Jail,
charged with the double shooting. The
trouble occurred over a dispute regarding
ths crusads against "bootleggers."
i tha voluntary testimony of B
tboae who have found it the eaay
way out of coffee aches and alia.
"There's a Reason."
A heating karmony
Cold is discord. Warmth is
harmony. Cold is brutal
it exposes moods and often
, opens the way for discontent
Warmth is a homemaker;
it puts heart in the home.
Cupid wears no clothing
he shuns icy blasts. That
is why lovers are always
given the most comfortable
room in the house. So, too,
a harmonious and happy
household depends very
largely upon bodily, com
fort. And comfort depends
upon the heat question.
MERlCANx I DEAL
for Hot-Water, Low-Pressure Steam, or Vacuum
heating give out nothing but pure, clean heat, mak
ing every nook and corner of the home livable and
enjoyable. High winds cannot arrest nor chilling
cold offset their ample flow of warmth, which floods
the whole house like a melody.
IDEAL Boilers and AMERICAN Radiators are made in sizes to fit cottages, mansions,
churches, schools, stores, and larger structures. They will put new life into old buildings, and
add a permanent selling value to any property.
House-cleaning work is reduced one-half and
expensive damage to furnishings is avoided.
Savings in fuel, labor, and absence of repairs
will soon repay cost of the outfit
A No. J-M-W IDEAL Boiler and 700 ft. of
. 38-in. AMERICAN Radiators, costing th.
owner S315, were used to Hot .Water
heat this cottage.
At these prices the goods can be bought of any reputable, competent Fitter. This did
not include cost of labor, pipe, vslves, freight, etc, which installation la extra and
. variv according to climatic and other conditions.
A No. 1-21-W IDEAL Bailer and 422 ft. ef
38-ln. AMERICAN Radiators, coating the
owner $205, were need te Het-Water
heat thl. cottage.
Four cold months still ahead t These outfits can be put in with,
out any tearing up, annoyance to occupants, or disturbing old
heating methods until ready to start fire in the new. Tell us the
kind of building you wish to heat. Prices now most favorable,
and you get the services of the most skillful fitters. Buy now
and " Home, Sweet Home " will become a harmony in praise of
good heating. Ask for book (free) "Ideal Heating."
Write to Dept. N-80
413-417 South Tenth Street, Omaha, Nebraska
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WHAT IDE WOMEN ARE DOING
Omaha Women's Christian Temper
ance Union Offer Frizes for Essays.
CHILD LAB0E AT WOMAN'S CLUB
Deleaates ,o Ilecent Conference at
Cklragro sad Washington Report
Sessions and Their Impres
alons ef Meetlnas.
Omaha Women's Christian Tcmperence
union has established a definite campaign
of scientific temperence instruction through
the essay plan, which with the permission
of the school authorities has lead to much
effective work in the city schools. Several
weeks ago three cash prizes were offered
for the best essays on scientific temper
ence Instruction written by pupils of the
seventh and eighth grades. Fifty-eight es
says were turned in this week and will be
passed upon by a committee including Mrs.
George Rice, Mrs. I. S. Iavitt and Mra.
D. C. John, the three prizes being JlD. $6
and 12.50. In addition to tlieae prisea the
union has offered a state prize of $10 for
essays from pupils In the tenth grade and
a national prize of H0 for the same class
During the coming fortnight the union
will go still further and will offer a prize
of $50 for essays from high school students
and a prize of S100 for osssys from col
lege students, the offer to be open to
students of Bellevue and Creightnn col
leges. J. Q. Wooley, one of the nitlonal speakers
in the temperence work, has been engaged
by the union to apeak in Omaha in the
near future, the time and the place being
as yet indefinite.
Cleb Considers Child Labor.
It was child labor day with the Woman's
club at Monday afternoon's open meeting,
the program being provided by the social
science department. J. J. Ryder, ex-deputy
state labor commissioner and secretary of
the Nebraska Child Labor committee; Rev.
Jamea Wise, chairman of the State Board
of Inspectors and E. D. Gepson, attendance
officer of the city achooia, all of whom rep
resented Nebraska at the recent conference
of the National Child Labor committee at
Chicago, reported that conference, while
Rev. A. W. Clark of the Child Saving lnstl
tue told of the reoent conference called at
the While House by President Roosevelt in
the Interest of dependent chlldrn.
Mr. Ryder, while recognising the full
value of the conference, made the criti
cism that there was not time for dlacussion
of the practical work; that there waa too
many papers instead cf time for discussion
of the problems that havs been met and
overcome by aonse and that othera atill
have to meet, and regarding which they
need Information. Recognising this defect
Owen Lovejoy, chairman of the National
committee, has promised that there shall
be time for sectional conferences of work
ers In ths future. Mr. Ryder also advo
cated that these conferences in future be
held In smaller cities where there will be
fewer things to distrac t ths deli gates.
lie spoke of the evidence that public
sentiment has been aroused against child
labor and that the public will stay awake,
being now willing to fight against the evil.
The Nebraska child labor law he esteems
above the average and from experience aa
state labor commissioner he said that Ne
braska employers of children fully recog
nize that It would be futile to try to over
turn this law or attempt to make more
than minor amendments to it.
Nebraska Law Net Severe.
Mr. Wise took Issue with Mr. Ryder that
the Nebraska law ia In no danger and held
that only through the recognition of Indi
vidual responsibility In Its enforcement will
It be retained safe and efficient. He spoke
of the necessity of some feasible legislation
prohibiting child labor In occupations un
safe to the life and limbs of children, citing
the atatistlcs of one state where serious
accidents to children were 400 per cent
greater than to adults, and another state
where they were 1,100 per cent greater. He
urged the need of a chlldren'a bureau auch
as congress is now being asked to provide,
where official statistica may be gotten re
garding working children. He also urged
Industrial training In the achools and the
acholarshlp system, whereby children
whose Income is absolutely necessary to
the maintenance of a famly may be al
lowed to go to school and the atate or
county pay the family the equivalent of
what their earnings would be if they were
Mr. Gepson emphasized the need of co
operation among all workers along these
lines that their efforts might supplement
rather than duplicate.
Mr. Clark aald he was especially Im
pressed with President Roosevelt's evident
intimate knowledge of the conditions snd
needs of dependent children and his direct
and practical Ideas for the alleviation of
During the business hour of tha meeting
the club voted to Invite Governor and Mrs.
Shallenberger to be its guests at the next
open meeting, February IS, the governor to
be the principal speaker of the afternoon.
A luncheon will be given In their honor
at 12:30 at Hanson's cafe, which all mem
bers of the club will be privileged to at
tend. A resolution waa passed condemning the
Indiscriminate cartooning of public men,
officials and things, aa demoralizing and
conducive to disrespect.
WOULD KEEP GENERAL OFFICES
Bill Intredneed at Denver te Prevent
Removal of Colerade Sc leath
DENVER, Colo.. Feb. .-To prevent the
removal of the general offices of the Colo
rado and Southern railroad, distinctively a
Colorado Institution, is the purpose of a
bill introduced In the senate today bv
Senator Irby. Tha Colorado and Southern
was recently acquired by the James J. Hill
interests, and rumors have been current
that headquarters were to be removed
from Colorado and consolidated with tha
general officea of the Burlington road,
which is a part of the Hill system.
KIERAN GOES ON THE STAND
Head of Defnnct Financial Concern
Describes Hit Methods.
LIBEL HEAMNG TO BE RESUMED
Employee ef World Will Appear Be
fore Federal Grand Jarr in New
York TodayPall tser Re
turns to City.
NEW YORK, Feb. 2. Business methods
followed by the Fidelity Funding company
were described today by Patrick J. Kieran,
former president of the now bankrupt con
cern, at a hearing before Referee Peter
B. Olney to determine whether the com
pany la amenable to the federal bankruptcy
Mr.. Kieran told of the application of the
8t- Joseph's congregation of Milwaukee for
a loan of 1150,000.
"We gave them Immediately STt.000. for
which we took their notes,' he testified.
"These notes we immediately sold to the
Wisconsin National bank of Milwaukee.
Later we took a mortgage on the property,
called In tha notes and Issued our own bonds
on the mortgage, which we deposited with
tha Western Trust and Savings bank of
Chicago aa trustee."
Interest was charged at from 4 to ' 4i
per cent on the mortgages, the witness said,
but at 8 to 8'4 on the notes.
Asked as to the company's working capi
tal, Mr. Kieran stated that when lie wen',
with the company in 1!K Its original work
ing capital of t20,0O0 had been lost ' In I In
business. "Inside ef a. year." RRld .the wit
ness, "we had WO.uCO working capital."
At tiro concluslt n of tho vxamination nf
Kieran the case was closed.
Transfusion of Blood.
What Is believed to be the first case of
blood transfusion from a white man to n
colored person was made, here tonight at
Bellevue hospital. The patient, Julia Her
ring, a 27-year-old negro woman, was
brought to the hospital suffering from in
ternal hemorrhage. The surgeons deckled
that the only hope of saving her life lay
in the transfusion of new blond. The' sltua-
tion vaa explained to the orderlies f tli
hospital by Dr. Gelser, and several otfeK-.l
their blood. Guatav Labrlnk, a messenger,
waa clioeen for the operation. About- a pint
of his blood was transfused. The Woman,
the surgeons report, rallied, hut afterward
she sank rapidly and died In a few mlnulca.
WJII K tannine atramrr.
Permission to dry doek t lie Hi. I ouis at
the Brooklyn navy yard, if neceseary. was j
received by the American line officials '
day.; The vessel, it was slati'd. would tv
examined by a 'diver . when it reached il
pier ' ,
. It is an eaay- matter to u business
through The Bee Want Ad columns..
torn po I tion pf
grtmt curatlv ;
' Pneumonia often follows la grippe, but
never follows the use of Foley's Honey and
Tar, for la grippe coughs and deep seated
colds. Refuse any out the genuine in the
yslluw package. Bold by all druggists.
Leads tha most intelligent people to use only medi.
cines of known composition. Therefore it ia that
Dr. Pierce's medicines, the makers of which print
every infredicat eaterinf into them upon the bottle
wrappers aae attest it correctness under oath, are
daily growing ia favor. No SscaaT. No OacBmoN.
Th composition of Dr. Pierce' medl-
clon It open to everybody. Dr. Pierce '
being desirous ot having the search '. -light
ot fnvtdtlgatloa turned fully upon -bis
formulas, being confident that the better the
these medicines Is known the more will their
merits be recognised. , , - -
Being wholly made of tha active medicinal principles cxtrscted from' native
forest roots, by exact processes original with Dr. Pierce, and without the use
of a drop of alcohol, triple-re6ned and chemically pure glycerine being used in
stead ia extracting and preserving the curative virtues residing in the roots
employed, these medicines are entirely free from the objectioa of doing harm
ay creating ao appetite for either alcoholio beverages or babit-formiag drugs.
Examine the lormula oa tueir bottle-wreppers the esme as swore to by
Dr. Pierce, and you will Cod that his "Golden Medical Discovery," the greet
blood-purifier, stomach toaio and bowel regulator the medicine which, while
aot reeommeoded to euro consumption in it advanoed (tage (ao medicine will
do that) yet 4tt curs all those eatarrhal condition of head aad throat, weak
stomach, torpid liver aad bronchial trouble, weik lungs and haeg-on-oughs,
which, if neglected or badly treated lead up to sod finally terminate id con
sumption. Take the "Goldea Medical Discovery" im Umi aad it is aot likely to dis
appoint yea if only you give it a fierce aad fair trial. Don't expect miracles.
It won't do supernatural things. You must exercise your patieaoe and per
severe ia its use for a rcesonable length of time to get it full benefits. The
ingredient of which Dr. Pierce' medioine are composed have the unqualified
endorsement of scores of medical leader better than any amount 'of lay, or
aoa-professionel. testimonials although the latter are received by thousands.
Don't accept a secret nostrum ss a substitute lor tbi time-proven remedy
or inown composition. Ail. votia NsicMBoas. They must kaow of many cure
mad by it during past 40 years , right ia your own neighborhood.
World' Diipcnsary Medical Associatioa, Dr. R.V. Pierce, Pres , Buffalo. N.Y.
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