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THE "OMAHA DAILY BEE; MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1909.
AFFAIRS AT SOUTH OMAHA
Q Street Viaduct to Be Thrown Open
to Street Cr Traffic.
FINAL 'TOUCHES TO STBUCTURE
.Pioneer niirterleal "oelety Glvo
a Ws.hlnartea Lincoln Pro-
gram at High School
Tli-- Q Street viaduct will be open to the
cars of the street railway company thla
morning. - The last of the flooring block
were laid yesterday1.' Thla completed what
! said to be the beet viaduct In rlther
city.- The mayor' made a special trip to
Omaha yesterday to get tha promise of
the street railway offlclala to proceed to
carry passengers over the new structure.
It wa agred between the city and tha
company . that the temporary us of lha
viaduct would not In any way compromise
tha rights of eJther In tha matter of tha
llcenae tee which - tha agreement between
the city the Union 8tock Tarda company
and tha .Union Pacific railroad laye upon
the street railway company ir companlea
which may make use of tha viaduct. Tha
llcenae" la I 'per cent par year of the actual
com of the atructure. The atreet railway
comrany has formally proteated agalnat
paying this llcenae and haa maintained that
the te.4 cannot be collected under tha fran
chise of the company.
It. la. .likely that the city will make an
effcrt to -collect the llcenae when the caaa
will be taken before tha district court for
a decision on lta merit.
Tha viaduct haa been cloaed for nearly
a yearn. In h meantime tha atreet railway
company haa had a atub Una on West Q
atreet and people have had to walk on
tha railroad tracks, moat of tha time a
treat Inconvenience on account of mud
and tha heavy traffic:
r WaehlAa-toai Day Proajraan.
The .Houth Omaha Pioneer Hlstotfeal as
sociation haa announced a programor tha
celebration of Washington's and Lincoln's
memory, to be riven at tha South Omaha
High school auditorium Tueaday evening-,
February, 13. At this entertainment all vet
erans and their wives and famlllea will ba
guest of honor. . A large number of Invi
tations have been extended to tha soldier
at Fort Crook. Tha program haa been pre
pared with much care and attention by tha
entertainment committee of tha aoolety. It
la -a fcjfowss t t: -
Rev. H. L. Wheeler.
"Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean'"
- Quartet, aaslated by audience.
Miss Orace Thielke.
Vocal Solo Who'll Bave the Left
J. C. Carley.
Fife and drum
Messrs. Eastman and Mcintosh.'
Dutch dance in costume
Misses Adel Davla and Francea Tanner.
. Mis 01i,v Lehmer.
Katherlne Rowley. .
. Miss May Lovely.
Vocal Solo etar Spangled Banner
Miss Elta Huntaberger.
Pioneer quartet, Carlev. Smith Souther
land, Roasell, Broadhurst.
"America" , ,
Maalc City Ooaalp.
The W. W. W. club gave a dancing party
at Masonic hall last evening.
Victor Munnecke of Chicago was a visitor
at the Omaha Packing plant yesterday.
Take your Sunday dinner at the Burton
lestaurant, 615 North Twenty-fourth atreet.
COAL. Try Howland'a celebrated Silver
Creek. Office, 438 N. 24th St. Tel. South 7.
Wanted, a girl for general houanwork;
three In family. 1311 1 North Twenty-fifth
atreet. - .
William H. Leavltt of Chicago, an official
of SKvlft and Company, was In South Omaha
Mrs. Rapp, Twenty-fifth and A atreeta,
will entertain tha New Century club Tuea
Mra. C. M. Schlndel and her mother, Mrs.
Wadded, entertained tha Ladies' Afternoon
club laat Thursday.
The cy clerk reporta that the licenses
for moving picture showa and pool halls
have been paid up at a rapid rata lately.
Mra. Ellen 8. Avery, who la visiting her
tilt-ee, Mra. J. D. Clancy, - fell and broke
her ankle In two places Friday morning.
I. M. Hunt, Twenty-aecond aad O atreeta,
reported that his noma waa entered by
A MEDICINE OF REAL WORTH
It Not Only Cures Colds and Grip,
But Prevents Them From Be
suiting in Pneumonia.
. Chamberlain' Donah Remedy if intended
specially for acuta throat and lung diseases,
of which oo Ida, croup and whooping cough
are tha most common. Thoe who hare
. used it for vear and ar in a position to
know It real value, assert that It ia with
out as Mual for the treatment of these dis
ease. It not 00)7 cures cold and grip, but
counteracts any tendency toward pneumonia.
. It haa com Into almost universal us as a
pre Ten tire and cur for croup, and hag Beyer
even known to fail.
Ia caaea of whooping cough It keep the
cough loose, expectoration easy and render
the paroxysm f coughing las frequent and
lea severe, depriving that disease 01 all dan
It ia pleasant to take, which I of much
Importance whoa the medicine must he gives
to (mail children. ,
It contain bo opium or other harmful
ubtUuoa, and may be giec a confident
to a baby a to an adult.
It is an ideal remedy both for adult and
. children, and w think the most perfect and
Mat effectual yet produced in any country.
IF TOU ARE CURAELE
WE CAN CURE TCU
Write today to
. Average rone vin
f Rupture... .One Visit
Cataracts ... Day
C', Catarrh M taya
u oner uaye
Piles . ... to t I
Mala aad Broadway,
mrm rnn weak and as
I uuu a wtv mo tux their power te
MfkUVIt' wwk and youthtal vigor
llkftf bJ gone as a result of ever.
Work er mental ciertlou s bow Id takf
UX.Jk.Ti NkitVK FOOD PILL&. They t4
auake you eat end sleep and he a
1 feoxi CIBO y aaeO.
KXJtMAjg I, gtooojlaatjbfc tins OOk
tmc. 1 u XMi aHtsa
jritfc kv4 OuMjTAag
as. lia aad smssl M, buUi
burglar and an overcoat, a revolver and
other articles stolen.
The Womon'a Christian Temperance union
will meet with Mr. B. 8. Abel. 71S North
Twenty-third atreet. Tuesday, February 2.
Thomaa A. Crosa, head of the cattle buy
ing department for the National Packing
company, waa In South Omaha yesterday
looking over the cattle situation.
The laat number of the Toung Men'a
Christian association lecture course will be
given at the auditorium of the Houth Omnha
High achool Friday evening, February M.
Mra. T. L. Holmea and Mra. J. C. Carley
are to entertain a number of their friends
Monday afternoon at a Martha Washington
party at the residence of Mrs. D. L.
The South Omaha police are on the look
out for William Chestnut, who Is charged
with stealing a team frnm O. U Wandling,
1021 Webater atreet, Omaha. It la thought
the man started for South Omaha. He ia
The Offerman Injunction caae to prevent
the completion of the L street paving con
tract waa postponed until next Saturday
to allow the attorney for the proeecution
to file a reply to a numerous aupply of
On aale now, boya' overalls, 15c; shaw
knit hose, 10c; president suspender. 119c;
grey sweater coete with fancy trimming.
46c; (10 for genuine cravanette coats that
ell In hhrtttone at ores up town for $20.
Nebraska Shoe and Clothing Houae, South
The Tueaday 'Night club waa entertained
last week by Mr. and Mra. A. A, Wright,
5fl North Nineteenth atreet. The club ap
pllee Itself to carda aa a meane of enter
tainment. Refreahmente were served dur
ing the evening. The prises In the card
gamea were won by Mra. -F. 3. Etter and
C. W. Miller. The consolation was won by
Mra. C. W. Miller and H. L. McCoy of
BOOSTS OMAHA IN NEW YORK
Preaeaee of Arsay e( Omaha Beyer
Acta aa a. Btaadta
Some of the - moat effective advertising
that Omaha recelvea ia done by the In
vasion of the east by the army of mer
chandise buyer from thla city. ' Every
buyer who goea to New Tprk to purchase
good 1 a live advertiser for Omaha,
Every big purchase that ia made becomes
valuable publicity and It is advertising that
doea not cost Omaha a cent. ,
At present sixteen buyer from Brandela'
Store are In New Tork making purchases
of spring merchandise, and there, la not a
month In the year that aeveral of Bran
dela' buyer are not in the field. These
men are actually better known in New
Tork than in Omaha. New Tork manu
facturer recognise these buyer aa a power
In the market and the effect of numbers
bring concession from manufacturer and
Importer that ar refused to most retail
house throughout the United State.
The time ha passed when western buyer
went Into the east to catch the atmoaphere
of atylea for each aeaaon after the new
arrlvala were being worn, on the atreeta
and in the theater and cafes. A doaen
year ago the ' western buyer gauged hi
purchases by what New Torkera were wear
ing. Now he ahlp the new eason' mer
chandise to Omaha before the average New
Tork woman know what the styles will be.
A great advantage that' Brandela buyera
have I the New Tork office of. the Bran
del Store, which occupies on entire floor
of a Broadway building. . This office ia the
headquarters of the Brandela reaident New
Tork buyera, a well a the buyera from
Brandela' buyers are at present In daily
consultation with the head of . Brandela'
Pari office, who cornea to New Tork twice
a year with hi corp of foreign buyera.
The various designer, tailors and manu
facturer who make the major portion of
women's apparel for Brandela' Stores are
Inatructed on point of ty)e by thla Euro
pean representative. Thla 1 done to insure
Individuality and to avoid featuring any
atyle not strictly correct, Thl feature of
bringing European and American buyers
together 1 aald by Brndel' firm to be one
of the moat successful departure from the
old order of thing , ever introduced. The
presence of the European atyle expert on
the field haa the effect of classing Bran
dela with the style creator Inatead of tha
atyle followers. Many of New TOrk's fore-
moat designer of atyle in women' ap
parel are eager to exchange ideas with
Brandela' representatives instead of refus
ing to divulge their favorite creations until
placed on the open market. All this la of
real advantage to Omaha women.
An Omaha buyer ia a booster every min
ute of the day and on every trip he find
that Omaha I being accorded more and
more recognition as a good town to live
In and a good town with which to conduct
MEYERS GUARD APPLAUDED
Makes Satlafaeterr Trip Derla
Crowded Portion of the
The Meyers safety guard device ia being
given a thorough try-out by tha Omaha A
Council Bluff Street Railway company,
being attached to a car which ia roak Ins
regular trips. Two complete tripe ' were
made on the Benson-Albright line Friday
afternoon, the car beins In charm or
motorman and conductor who bad not aeon
the device before and from the start to the
with the wind, frightened away a gang of
youthful petty tbievea and resulted in h
capture of the broken-down horse aad
wagon they had been driving. Officer
Oacar H. Thornton, who Uvea at 71 North
Twenty-third atreet. was the owner of the
coat ana tne person who captured the
gang' hone and wagon. - "
Saturday afternoon about I o'clock Patrol
man Thornton wa preparing to leave home
to go to work on the 4 o'clock detail of
officer and while still at home, aaw a
gang of several boys enter hla back yard
and look around as If hunting for something
to steal. Seeing hla large overcoat, they
took warning and drove down the alley,
and the officer gav chase.
A tumble-down specimen of a borse can
not haul a rickety old . wagon and several
boya as fast aa a policeman can run. and
the boys soon found it out. which explains
finish there waa not a mishap of any kind.
The device worked with ease and predalon,
although the second trip of the oar was a
sever trial for the patent, as the ear waa
crowded from one end of the journey to
the other and there was aald to have been
no Instance where the guard made itself
CHANCE FOR THE BALDHEADS
" Ha Glvea a Fifty Deltas
Wig fa . the Klks'
A SS man' wig ofvtoupe I one of the
prise which will be given at the Elks'
falrand Harry McClure la already prepartng
U win the prise, as are also some of the
other bald-paters who belong to the lodge.
An effort will also be made to secure
some of the hunting- outfits which Presi
dent Roosevelt la to take with htm to the
wilds oT Africa when he goes ater March
1 The club has been disappointed in sev
eral matters of late, on being- the failure
to secure the glaatlcutaec from the city
hall, and the other wa the docialon of
Patrick Hcarey not to run for rmuyor. The
fart that the Cinderella ball. In all lta
grandeur, will be reproduced under the
direction of Prof. Chambers la also excit
ing considerable notice.
- Dteereetel Cabf)
of liver and bowel. In refuaing to act. la
quickly remedied with Dr. King Nw Life
Pills $4. Tu sal by Beaton Prug Co.
VOTE ON BUYING WATER PLANT
People Will Be Aiked to Accept or
. Eeject Appraiiement
GOES TO POLLS IN THE SPRING
Board Wilt labia It daeetlea of Bey.
laT Water Works for Six Mil
lloa Five Haadred Tsss.
Declaring that, upon Investigation. It la
It belief that "it la to the city's ultimate
good to take the water work plant at the
appraisement rather than to grant a new
franchise" to the company, the Omaha
Water board haa determined to submit to
the people at the coming elty election a
proposition to vote 600,000 bonds with
which to buy the plant over which there
has been so much litigation.
The board disclaims ' any responsibility
for the proposed purchase of the plant
and the long delay, reminding the people
of the city that the council, not the board,
elected to purchase, and pointing out that
It, the board, has done everything possible
to hurry court action.
"It has been the effort of the board to
serve the people and to do no wrong to
the water company," Is a sentence con
tained In an official announcement of It
decision to aubmtt to a vote of the people,
"It I for the people to determine this
The official announcement I made, ac
cording to lta opening sentence, "owing to
the fact that many Incorrect statements
have been made a to the position of the
Water board In regard to the purchase
of the water works."
Text of the Statement.
For thl reason it la deemed proper by
the board to make the following public an
nouncement of lta position, together . with
a resolution of the board:
The decision to purchase the water works
was made Irrevocably by the council on
March 1, IMS. It waa not done by the
The law creating the Water board pro
vided that the city ahould acquire water
works in one of three waya, to be de
termined by the council: Construction of
new worka, condemnation of existing works
or purchase of existing works through any
existing contract. The council, and not
the Water board, elected to acquire tha
worka through the purchase provision con
tained in the original franchise ordinance,
which waa that the city might- purchase
at a valuation fixed by three engineers
The history of the appraisement- la well
known. It resulted In a valuation of
W.263,000. Tha board believed, and still be
lieves, the appralaement to be not only
invalid, but groasly In excesa of the actual
value of the works. Aa a consequence. It
belltved It to be lta duty, and still believes
It to be It duty, to resist the enforcement
of such an award. The board waa aua
talned by the circuit court of the United
States at Omaha, but waa reveraed by the
circuit court of appeals at St. Louis. Th
case i now pending In the supreme court
of the United States, and the board la
urgently pressing for an immediate hear
ing. - The Water board haa at all times been
c.ware of the It convenience ,to cltlsena
arising through the long delay. It waa
lmpcasible for the board to expedite the
appraiaement. . aa that matter wa wholly
In the hnda of the appraisers, and In
spite of th protestations of the board they
took their own time. The delay haa not.
however, in the Jv dgment of the board,
resulted in any atricua detriment to the
city, however much it may have incon
venienced individual cltlxene.
If the award la sustained by the United
States aupreme court then will ariae the
question. In the final decree, aa to whether
the water company ia entitled to Intereat
on the amount of the award from the time
of lta rendition up to th time of payment.
If the decision is that the company la en
titled to Interest, then the profits of the
company from the time of the award will
belong to the city: and as the . company
haa at all tlmee resisted every effort of
the board to ascertain It Income it i fair
to assume that the proflta will balance any
duea for Interest.
The board haa uaed every effort at lta
command to hasten the final outcome. It
has undertaken to arrive at a compromise
with the water company through which the
property could be acquired for a reasonable
amount, but haa been repulsed in its ef
forts. It haa been met with the suggestion
that no compromise la possible except on
the basia of an extension of the franchise;
but no definite proposition with reference
to an extension of the franchise haa been
presented to the board. The people alone
can ay as to whether or not It Is their de
sire to purchase the plant through pending
proceedings or to grant a new franchise.
Through the fact that the desire exists on
the part of the company for an extension
of franchise the - board haa been brought
to the conviction that an extension of
franchise would prove highly profitable to
the company, and that It la for the beat
Interest of the water consumer that the
city - reserve lta franchise and own and
operate lta own plant. I
The board never Intends to place It in
dividual or concrete opinion against tha
will of the city.
It has determined to aubmlt to the people
at the next city election a proposition which
will enable the people by their votes to
ay whether it la th publlo desire that the
city ahould own the worka or that a pri
vate oompany ahould continue the owner
ship. The board believes that If no com
promise can be made whereby the water
company will accept for the property an
amount considerably less than tha ap
praisement, the case Involving the ap
praisement ahould be fought to a finish,
and that If the city ia defeated It ahould
take the property at the appraisement.
Upon Investigation It Is the belief of the
board that it to the clty'a ultimate good
to take the plant at the appralaement
rather than to grant a new franchise and
thereby simply postpone the solution of a
problem that will become Increasingly dif
ficult with the growth of the city.
Between the present time and the general
city election In May the people, will have
ample opportunity to conalder the whole
situation and to make up their minds aa
to what they desire the board to do. Their
Instructions will be exhibited by the result
of the vote on the bonds.
It has been the effort of the board to
serve the people and to do no wrong 10
the water company. The board haa not
relied upon ita own Individual opinion or
Investigation; it has smployed eminent en
gineers, and assume that It ia in posses
sion of Information as to the actual value
of the worka. The extension of the fran
chise or the granting of a new one can
coma alone through the people. It I for
the people to determine thl matter at th
gent-ral election in May.
MILTON T. BARLOW,
ISAAC E. CONODON.
A. HUGH HIPPLE,
ROBERT B. HOWELL,
DAVID J. O'BRIEN
CHARLES R. SHKRMAN.
Dated Omaha, .Neb., Feb. JO, 19(A).
Thla la th board' resolution:
Believing that the people of Omaha are
in favor of municipal ownership of water
worka, and will not approve any scheme
looking to an extension of franchise to th
water company and th placing upon poster
ity of a situation similar to the present, and
ar willing, if th auprom court of the
United States find that th appraisement
1 just and valid, to take and pay for the
worka the present appraised - valuation
thereof rather than to grant an extension
of or a new franchise, and that the city
ahould be In readineaa to act promptly and
a oocaatoa may demand.
Be It resolved. By the Water board of the
city of Omaha, that the attorneya of tne
board forthwith prepare for the considera
tion of and adoption by the board a proposi
tion for aubmission to the people at tha
general election to be held next May, pro
viding for the voting of , 500,000 of bonds,
the proceeds of which may be uaed. In part
or whole. In tha acquirirg of the worka and
In making improvements and extensions,
with the provision that the board may at
any time, either before or after a deter
mination by the supreme court of the United
Statue as to the validity of the present
appraisement, use auch portion of th pro
ceeds as to it may seem to be to the city's
advantage In acquiring the worka through
ay adjustment with the water company
which It may be able to make.
Be It further resolved. That the attoraeya
for the board be and are hereby also in
structed to make, forthwith, a apeclal ap
plication to tha aupreme court of the United
State, setting forth the situation existing
in Omaha and asking that the clty'a appeal
be advanced ao that It may be heard at the
earliest possible moment.
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The Law's Laxity.
SOUTH OMAHA, Feb. SD.-To th Editor
of Th Bee: The gathering of a mob last
night after th killing of a South Omaha
policeman haa a bearing on a certain con
dltlon in our country . which la - becoming
very serious,' via, the decay of our court
system. ' If there were no sentences com
muted, or if there were no retrials, would
a mob ever congregate to take justice in
Ita own hands T Is not mob rule a positive
backslide? Our mobs are not composed of
rowdies, either. The honest, upright, mid
dle clasa predominate In theae so-called
mobs; men who think, men who "form the
backbone of the nation." It muat be thla
sort. of men, for rowdies have neither the
courage nor mind to get up in anna on such
Now, if auch men rise on the Instant to
deal aummarily, what ta the cause for auch
action by such men? The answer Is, that
the sentences of the courts are not exe
cuted often enough. Men know that In tha
majority of cases the murderer is not pun
lahed. Ia It not time that a remedy be
sought? Should the governor be allowed
the pardoning . and commutation power?
Should more than one retrial ever be al
lowed? Why do not our legal lights who
represent us in the legislature frame a
remedial measure? Or, if auch a law can
not be passed under the present constitu
tion, let us have a constitution that will
allow immediate' punishment for crimes
where the evidence la as clear as in the
killing of Patrolman Ed Lowery.
STANTON C. SHERMAN.
OMAHA HIGH SCHOOL NOTES
Severn of, the Literary Societies Give
Prosrrams at the Friday
Friday afternoon wa literary society day
at ' the high achool, and program were
given by even societies: Hawthorne,
Frances Wlllard, Iinlnger Travel, Pleiades,
Latin, Browning and Webster. Several of
the societies held debates, but most of the
programs were largely muaical. The Haw
thorne society gave this program:
Piano solo, Giselle Rodman; recitation,
Helen Davis; piano solo, Nancy Hase; pi
ano aolo, Margaret Howard; story, Georgia
Miller; piano aolo, Florence Rhodes; vocal
solo, Wllhelmlna Fulton.
Members of the' Francea Wlllard society
gave the following program:
Recitation, Florence Paul; reading on Lin
coln, Elale Foster; "Lincoln's Love Af
faire," Antonla Daugard; recitation, Anna
Frankum; "Comparison of Wanhlngton and
Lincoln," Merle Crew; reading, Fredda
The Linlnger Travel club gave a Wash
ington program in the following numbers:
Piano aolo. Bertha Stors: violin aolo.
Hasel Day; dialogue, Martina Swenaon and
fay cole; piano solo, Hulda Peterson;
playette, "The jMousetrap,'' Pearl Jenney,
Eula Crawford. Blanch Deaver. Josenhlne
Ooettache, Bernlce- Border, Hulda Peter
eon and. Marie .81ovak; original poem, Ag
nes jMieinon. -ft
The following -program waa given by the
Pleiades society: '
"Beatrice . Cenci. Hasel Anderson: aolo
and chorus, Helen Anderson; book review,
Gertrude Phletten; essay on art, Mildred
McMurphy; ."The vAurora," Ruth Bell; de
bate. "ReBolvedjbThet art ia more beneficial
to the world thJj gunpowder;" affirmative,
Mary Beach. ; .ntative, Isabel Shukert. Pi
ano aolo. Mine, Edna Campbell. t
Thla program, was given, by the Latin so
ciety: " ( ' , '-
Song. "Gandem'ua .' chorus? narar ni...
Eaatman: debate. "Resolved, That the
Roman boy had a less strenuous life than
the American boy;" negative, Paul Byera;
affirmative. David Coaman. Music, Nelson
Better and Fred , Fernald; original ode,
Helen Davidson: reading, Marie Gorden;
Satura Romans'.',. Alice Gideon; "Duoee
Fragendae," Elisabeth Doud; muslo, Mar
jory Berket and Ruth Sherlock. .
The Browning- society gave tha following
program: i. . -
"Biography of .Washington," Lulla Lynn;
recitation. Hortenae Rnlah.rr.r- an,,ik.
on Washington," Elisabeth Raney: atorv.
Mary rnilippl; aouvenlers, Blanche Cahn:
"Track," Florence Carson.
In the Webster society a short review
was made by th. members on the follow
ing subjects: "Woman Suffrage." "Surjer-
vlslon of Trusts.';' "War of Senate," "Guar
antee Bank Deposits." "Championship De-
OMAHA SELLS UNCLE SAM FOOD
Potatoes aad Onloae for the Araiv
Will-Come from This
Bid were oriened Saturdav mnmin.
the office of Lieutenant Colonel F. F. East
man, purchasing coramlsaarv Unitl Rtat.
army, for 80,000 pounds of potatoes and 12,000
pounas or onions for the use of the troope
in the Department of the Missouri. The
bidders were ail Omaha parties. -
The two army pack trains recently em
ployed In Cuba by the American army have
been received at Fort Riley. The pack
trains hitherto- at.. Fort Riley will go to
Fort Robinson,. Neb., end the pack train
at. Fort Robinson will be sent to Fort
Meade,, where practical instructions in pack
mule train work will be given at the sev
eral rxiets. .
. The appropriation of $100,000 for improve
ment of the water work system at Fort
Meade, 8. D., will result In giving that
post one of the bent water supplies in the
country. At. present Fort Meade has been
Insufficiently .supplied with water from
Sturgi. 8. D., and the supply has at no
time been satisfactory. Under th proposed
arrangement Fort Meade will now be sup
piled with water from a fine stream heading-
In what la known as Dead Man' gulch
in. the foot hills about four miles north
of the fort. The water wilt be raped from
reservoir there to the post by gravity
pressure, which will give all th pressure
needed at the poat for all purposes.
STAMPED ENVELOPES SAFEST
If All Uee Thl Style,
Letters Will Oo
Third Assistant Postmaster General A. L.
Lawahe gives' out the observation that
"Everyone who uaes government stamped
envelopes Is aiding the Postofftce depart
ment in Improving the service. If govern
ment stamped envelopes be used, there are
no stamps to fall off in the mail. It your
return - card be - printed on the envelope
there would be no loat letters."
In backing up Mr.' Lawshe's observation.
Postmaster Thomaa said: "The advantage
in using stars ped envelopes in place of ad
hesive stamp ar many. Adhesive atampa
may be easily loat, misappropriated, or
may become useless through sticking to
gether. The' time ' consumed In affixing
stamps Is also an Hera to conalder. A
tamp may drop off in the malL By using
stamped envelopes all the difficulties are
overcome. It misdirected the stamped en
velopes are redeemable at th poatofflce
from original purchaser only, at full
tamp value, while adhesive stamp are not
Let The Jb Waal
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The desire to own real estate is uni
versal. As an investment it's preferable
to stocks, bonds and business proposi-
tions. You can sell at a profit any time.
Real estate values increase rapidly. In
a few years
worth double the
time to buy
the best properties have been taken.
Spend a few minutes with Bee Want ads.
See the many bargains in city and sub
urban real estate, Farm Lands, Factory!
Sites. Bee Want ads show you the best
bargains. Read them now.
STEEL RAILS WILL STAY UP
They Are Not to Be Included in Price
. " . . SBBSSS
PRESIDENT BROWN OPTIMISTIC
Head of New York Central Says
Cheaper Steel Will Mesa aa
NEW TORK, Feb. a. Assurance that
th price of steel rail will not be cut as
a result of the price cutting In finished
teel product were given today by men
in l.lgh authority In the steel manufactur
ing business. The representatives of a
leading steel producer said that there were
only five rail producing mills in this coun
try and that the United States Steel cor
poration, the Cambria Steel company, the
Lackawanna Steel company, the Bethlehem
Fteel corporation and the Pennsylvania
feteel company are opposed to a reduction
In the price of rails. It waa atated by a
steel official today that the present sched
ule of wages In the steel mills will not be
changed until the new tariff rate on steel
la kt-own. , -
President W. C. Brown of the New Tork
Central railroad believed good results
would follow the cutting of the prices of
'I regard the cutting of the price of steel
aa of the highest Importance to the busi
nessmen of the entire country," aald Presi
"Whatever construction we are to do In
the present year has been arranged for
nd the contracts let, but It is not In this
respect chiefly that the railroads of the
ccuntry are to benefit. It will be Increased
earnings with the return of business ac
tivity. This return haa been slow enough,
but within the last few months it has
been marked, and the reduction in steel
pricea ought to hasten It and help business
of all kinds. ' Our reports for the month
of January, 1909, ahow that the entire New
Tork Central system. Including the Michi
gan Central, the Lake Shore and the Big
Four, handled 123,200 more loaded cara than
In the corresponding month of 1808. For
the first ten daya in February I find an
Increase of 122,940 loaded car over the
corresponding ten day of a year ago, 1
'Now, when the builder and user of
teel and iron begin to place their order
under the new pricea ore and coal will
begin to move. More men win be put
to work and more supplies m ill be needed.
The demand In other line consequent
upon thl resumption will put atlll more
men to work and' the whole business sit
uation will be helped in more way than
I could undertake to enumerate."
Cleveland Memorial Sleeting.
The mayor of the city of' New York, the
board of aldermen and the Cleveland me
morial committee ' request the honor' of
your presence at . the ceremonlea In com
memoration of , Grover Cleveland, the
twenty-second and twenty-fourth presi
dent of the United States, on the after
noon of Thursday, March II, 1109. at 1
o'clock, at Carnegie hall." la, in part, the
wording of an' Invitation sent today , to
some hundreds of prominent cltlsens In
this and other cities. -
Mayor McClellan will preside at the
ceremonies,- and addressee will be made
by President Taft, Chief Juatice Fuller
of the supreme court of the United States
and Governor Hughes.
laentry Into (toek Eaetaange.
The committee sppolnted by Governor
Hughes to Investigate methods of busi
ness In the New York exchanges bad be
fore It today former Congressman Charles
E. Llttlefleld, receiver of the defunct
brokerage firm of A. O. Brown ft Co.,
who - detailed an account of tha trans
actions leading up to th firm's failure
last August. The Information was- de
sired to throw light upon all poeslbl
phase of Stock xchacg transactions.
wi Some Real
your investment may be
amount paid. The
Don't think that all
PRIMROSE HEAD OF LEAGUE
Bellevee College Man Will Be Presi
dent of Oratorical Association,
far Year 1OO0-1O.
Bellevue college will entertain the State
Oratorical association next year at Belle
vue. By the association constitution the
president of the league shall come from
Bellevue. In anticipation of this, the stu
dent body has elected William I. Primrose,
from the Junior class, to act as president
next year. Jamea O. Phelps, vice president
of tha association thla year, proposed Prim
rose's name at the business meeting of the
league, held Friday, and he waa officially
elected. . .
Officers were also elected to serve upon
the local association through the year
1909-10 aa follows: President, A. C. Barry;
vice president, Henry Brandt; secretary and
treasurer, Mr. Churchill.
The Adelphlan Literary society waa called
to order Friday evening to render the fol
lowing Washington prog-ram:
"As a Boy," Zella Kissinger.
"Aa a Colonial Magnate," Mertle Hunter.
"Christmas at Mt. Vernon," Eva Mitchell.
'Mt. Vernon in the Washington Time,"
"As an Engineer," Fred Jones.
"George Washington as a Southerner,"
"Washington'a Education," Goldie Fowler.
"Martha Washington," Berths Hatfield.
"Waahlngton'a Parents," Art Alcott.
The academy students have organised
their first literary society In several years.
The first program was given Friday night.
All number were of a patriotic nature
Opening address, Paul Johnson.
Recitation, Violet Saunders.
Essay, Lyda Johnson.
Recitation, Cora McDonald.
tebate: Question. "Resolved, That the
colonlea could not have won their freedom
without Washington." Affirmative, Floyd
Roach and Hasel Gross. Negative, Kent
Hunter and 1-eona McDonald.
Piano solo, Susie Kinnler.
The Young Woman's Christian associa
tion meeta Sunday afternoon In Fontonella
panors, miss jsdith Atwater acting as
WE CURE MEN vvAHYEr?ucuRFEDE
"sw derstaadlng of i
' Ti upon between d
'Vv , I until cured. Out
2s-.,jr a ' permanent cu
A iMn"n.t positively if th
Always nnd ow " ... lh
for iiieotcine ever
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To not be caught In
treatment will .be ix grea. meaioine graft. W will care
n for Use money than any tner spssIaUst and sweep! the mousy ia say war sen
wish to pay. Nervous leoiiii. uioou rolson. Kidney and BiadOer, ProatsUu Truublea,
Wesknees, Stomach sod bklu Diseases, sl ailments of mn, no matter how as-
quire. ' ' ,
r?0rrr ' white for symptom blamc for home
rilUU TREATMENT. , EXAMINATION AM CONSULTATION.
or. McGREW CO., 215 S: 14, si. n'.:rD..sr' Omaha, M
i.r. .-r . . c.7"ipiiu oiana lor horn treatment.
Dr. SmlaoSeultts 119 S. 11th, Cor. 11th and Douzlaa. Omaha,
leader. The topic for the meeting Is, "The
The Philo society met Friday evening
and rendered the following program:
"The Outgoing of President Roosevelt's
Administration," George Racely.
"Cleveland, the Man," Miss Knapp.
"Relations of United States to Japan,"
"The Latest Drama of the Sea," Miss
"Death Penalty Restored in France,"
"Attitude of World-Herald Toward tyfi
verslty of Omaha," Mies Brown. J
"Attitude of The Bee Toward University
of Omaha," George Graham.
The Young Men's Christian association
meeta in the college chapel Sunday morn
ing. There will be both aong and devotional
services. Tha topio for the morning is,
"Friendehin." leader, Archie Kearns.
Throughout the week special prayer ser
vlces have been held each rfvfehlig, .
BLUE COAT FRIGHTENS BOYS
Officer . Captures Their Iorae and
Wagon, bnt the Boya Make
A policeman's blue overcoat, hanging on
a clothe line in a back yard and flapping
why the horse and wagon, but no boya,
were In aight when the nimble-footed cop
per arrived on the scene. The lad had
"dug out" at the warning "Jigger the bull,"
o their rig waa confiscated and taken to
the police station by the patrolman. They
are believed to be a gang that has mads
a business of carrying away acrap iron and
Junk from people'a yards for the last two
or three weeks. A number of complaint!
have been made about such a gong.
The above Is the 'name of I a German
chemical, which Is one of the many valua
ble Ingredients of Foley's Kidney Remeiv.
Hexamethylenetetramlne 1 recognised by
meoicai text books and authorities as a
uric acid solvent and antlseptlo for the
urlns. Take Foley's Kidney Itemed v
soon as you notlc any Irregularities
void a serious malady. Bold by all drug
aana siiuoiea wun any aliment should go to th Doa.
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?ffl. ur twenty-flv years' successful practice in eurtns
MKN has enabled ua to' perfect cure, that have neve? bi2
surpassed. If equalled. Thia successful xperleuo I j7.
able to our patient and yon pay when eosed.
Established la Omaha 25 Years
wa have lii a . u- ...
MOST RKLIAJLii aud '.oXiCChtf bJrtJL lwi'On7tor MB."
'".m? w L L c"u', "a snowing their true oondliloa
will be honestly explained and lr.at.oT Altr a rfect in-
alSsslt SB nfl I ntf sTai taWi ana m a . a i .
, , biiiui price ia sgreea
doctor and pa Urol, Including all medicines
ir patient know lust what it-will o... r...
euro before thsy bealn treatment.
h fee Includes tha ttniciM it
, ., l. ... . ' . - -
f , ,uvw wusi N. mil oi your
this are; medicine graft. W will care
By the Old Reliable Dr. Searles & Searles.
f'bl'fh? ' 0,rah Jor yar. Th many thou,
and of cases cur.u by ua mae ua th must xDr
m2n?2 P;'Ut '1 West. In all dl.e Js " nd
anndnterV,n,ulckiy.knOW Wb,t u' 'ou
We Cure You, Then You Pay U Our Fee.
W mak no misleading or false .tat.m.nts. or offer
you chap, worthiea trtunt. Our reputation and
tain. ai. loo favorably known; every caa. . treat ui
reputation 1 at taka Your health, lif. and hapuln.a
1 too serious a matter to place la 111 hands of a
gAliri.Bir OOOTOJt. Ho,...t doctor. i ' bmy .us!
th.tr OW HI I TMM.1M BUSIHsJ. sT.rvoua
XMsUlty, atlood Poison, Bain Misaa.. xuia.y aa llu.
dss blsea, all v.otal Disease aad AUusnts of M.a
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