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TIIE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: APRIL 18. 1900.
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MISS JULIA MARLOWE.
AkY remedy that benefits digestion
strengthens the nerves.
The nerve centers require nutrition. If
the digestion Is Impaired, the nerve cen
ter become anemic, and digestion is the
Verona la not a nervine nor a
Stimulant. It benefits the nor-ea by
.. Fernna frees the stomach of catarrhal
congestions and normal digestion is the
In other words, Pertma goes to the bot
tom of the whole difficulty, when the
. disagreeable symptoms disappear.
. . J r-m T r lamlann SI Marrhlnt street
. Watsonvllle, Cal., writes:
' VI was troubled with my stomach for
Pl JfBLTm. I IlltU lllBlljr illi,r, v k lltcjivinn,
also waa treated by three doctors.
' "They said that I had nervous dyspepsia,
1 I was put on a liquid diet for three
Tourist Soda Crackers
packed and sealed i9
jV ! Insist on
verjr cracker is packed while warm lesa than one minute after removal
from the oven.
First sealed with imported parchment paper not parafine paper, like others
use and two other wrappings make them air tight this Is known as toe
Patented "Aertite" Process
They axe made in Omaha and every grocer orders twice weekly, an advantage
' net given by other manufacturers.
ask your grocer for
.. TOURIST SODA CRACKER
' X ' S 10 Centi Per Package
CRISP. LIGHT AND FRESH
. v as when they left our ovens.
. THE ONLY CRACKERS MADE IN OMAHA
Iten Discuit Company.
Grand April Sale Still going On
i Sewing Machine Department
A makes of Sewing Machines at prices which
cannaf be duplicated anywhere In the World
J m mm Rtirl
Why do without Machine when you ran buy one on the Kasjr I'ny.
ment PUil at Haytlen Ilroa. hewing Machine Department.
Kol AgenU for the "MCW IIO.MC" AU mall ordi-rs given prompt
rhone Douglas SttOO.
I Do So
"I improved under the treatment, but as
soon as 1 stopped taking the medicine, I
got bad again.
"I took the medicine for two years, then
I got sick 'again and gave up all hopes of
"I saw a testimonial of a man whose
case was similar to mine being cured by
Peruna, so 1 thought I would give it a
"I procured a bottle at once and com
menced taking It. I have taken several
bottles and am entirely cured.
'X hare grained in strength and
feel like a different person. Z be
lists Peruna la all that la claimed
Nervines, such as coal tar preparations,
are doing a great deal of harm. Sleep med
icines and headache powders are all alike,
heart depressants, and should not be
used. The nerves would be all risht if
the digestion were good. Peruna corrects
BAILEY (El MACH
Best equipped Dental offloa In the middle west
Highest grade Dentistry at Reasonable Prices. Por
celaln fillings, Just like the tooth. All instrument)
carefully' sterilised after each patient.
THIRD FLOOR. PAX.TON BLOCK
Corner lt ad FMrtutm SU.
Five-drawer drop head, golden
oak machine, guaranteed for 5
years with all attachments com
plete, at this sale,
Also special for this week, Golden
Oak Cabinet, ten yeara' guaran
tee. Including complete act of
Other special prices at flC.50,
$20.00. $22.50. 125.50 and $27.50.
With each machine of $20 or over,
we will give one of our celebrated
Independent Al 131.
CRAIG PLACED IN TBI RACE
Without Hit Knowledge Friends File
City Engineer Petition.
HE WOULD NOT OPPOSE OLD CHIEF
Refased. to Ron So Lose as Andrew
Without his knowledge, George W. Craig
of the Kats-Cralg Construction company
has been placed In nomination for city engi
neer by a petition circulated acid signed
by abour 100 of his friends "sturday morn
ing. The petition was filed at noon Satur
day with the city clerk.
Mr, Crnig. who lives at 813S North Thirty
third street, was assistant city engineer
under Andrew Rosewater for about ten
years, resigning a few years ago. When
the office was made elective his friends
wanted him to file for the office, but he
persistently refused to do so if Mr. Rose
water would file. Mr. Craig and Mr. Rose-
water were close friends and Mr. Craig
would not consent to enter the race against
his former chief.
When the death cf Mr. Rosewater was
learned Saturday morning, friends of Mr.
Craig circulated six copies of a petition
and in one hour secured about 4U0 slgna
Mr. Craig Is at Forsyth, Mont., and knowa
nothing of the action of his friends or of
the death of Mr. Rosewater.
Andrew Rosewater filed his petition Fri
day morning, the day before his death
While but 2U0 signatures are required, 1.700
names are attached to his petition In the
city clerk's office.
The other candidates are John P. Crick,
assistant city engineer; M. . J. Lacey,
Thomas J. Shaw and William Anderson
. Nominated by His Party.
Mr. Rosewater was nominated Friday
evening by the rt publican committee as
the party's candidate for city engineer, to
gether with the nomination of four men
for the Board of Fire and Police commls
Bloners. The committee may meet at once
to fill the vacancy caused by Mr. Rose'
There Is yet some doubt In the city
clerk's mind as to whether the nominees
can be placed on the voting machines. Mr,
Butler says he will do as the city legal de
partment advises him, and City Attorney
Burnara says he questions the authority
of placing nominees made In this manner
on the machines. The attorney ay he
has . not looked into this phase of the law
thoroughly and will not give an opinion
until he is more sure of his ground.
The democrats will follow the example
set by the republican committee and will
meet this afternoon to nominate candidates
for city engineer and for the excise board
This meeting will be held In the Pahlman
Democracy club rooms.
Eiht more candidates, aside from Mr
Craig, have filed petitions for the board,
as follows: William White, 2213 Grace
street; Otto Stemssen, 1U8 South Thirty
second street; Thomas 8. Crocker, . 2709
Charles street; J. P. Connolly, S25 Bancroft
street; J. H. Davles, 2632 Charles street;
Fred K. Hdye, 2010 Oak street; Joseph
8teln, 2422 South Sixteenth street; W. B
Christie, 1608 Burdette street.
Forty-nine file for the Fire and Police
board up to noon Saturday. The city clerk
naa announced that no more filings would
be received after that hour, but the city
attorney has advised him that filings can
be received up to the. time the sample
ballots are made ready for the printer.
Under this ruling filing can be received
until Monday evening and possibly one
or two days later.
TWO-THIRDS OF FUND IS IN
Nearly Fifty Thoasand Dollars
Hand for hlld Savins Initio
Two-thirds of the fund for the new home
of the Child's Saving Institute has been
secured. One-third remalna to be secured
within eleven days. The following are the
contributions of Saturday:
Previously acknowledged H9.35S.91
H. R. vtns...
Omaha Transfer Company
Johnson & Uoodlett Company
Dr. H. A. Wall!
John J. Kerren
1. and G. Hoel
J. B. Hollenbeck
Mra. Fred Allen
Mailt-, Jessie and Lillian Kelly
Mrs. J. H. Dumonl
Mrs. F. B. McConnell )...
K. H. Plokard
V. G. Cailuerg
K. H. More
Baby Everett Lynn Kemper
A. B. Warden
Thomas J. Qruy
Uejen M. Hammerllng
W. F. Carson ,.
Mrs. Mary Shamp ,
W. G. Eghlll
Henry Van Da hi
K. A. Doran
H. P. Holmes
F. M. Corey
James C. Calder
W. B. Darley ,
KTed L. Smith
Robert W. Sutton
G. W. Jones
Mrs. May Paradise
G. B. Robinson
E. F. Keegan '.
F. J. Hoel
J. P. Jorgensen
Charles JC. Belts
Mrs. P. H. Lard
Balance to raise, 2.V1W; limit of time.
BULLION THFFT IN COURT
Two f'tiararrd with Grand l.ar.
rear aa Sa.nlrlon of Stealing
A complaint charg'nk grand larceny was
filed in polka court Saturday morning by I tlis Board of Education, is In Omaha for
the county attorney axalnat Joe White and n over-Sunday visit. Dr. Stevens acoom
. . . ... - panled Mrs. Burgens home for a visit with
"' a-""""- "
having been stealing bare of bullion from
the smelting works. They were arrerted
Friday morning by watchmen and delec-
lives and nineteen bars of unrefined metal,
worth t.V or more, waa recovered from
l their house and a sand pile nearby. On
nf the men waa caught In the act of carry-
Ilng a "pig" of the bullion from the prem
ises A Uie smelling eompaav
BRIEF CITY NfeWS
are moot Mil Tt.
steward Watches Frtholm, Jeweler.
Badolpk T. Swoeoda. Public Accountant
Maehart, Bhetographer, lgth FarAam.
wslkcp meal X state Co, CM raatoa Blk.
Sfoitable Life Foliclea. Sight drafts at
maturity. M. U. Neely. manager. Omaha,
Tote for Ooodley T. Brveker for council
man of the Fifth ward on the democratic
' Taomaa, 601 First National Bank
Bldg., lends money on Omaha real eata,te
in sums of $500 to $30,006. Prompt service.
Paying- for a Home Is ss easy aa saying
rent. slraea savings ana lan Asso
ciation will ahow the way. Board of Trade
building. Sixteenth and Farnam etieets. -
Sara Ton Oot a Chanoe on the Fidelity
and .Casualty company's accident policy
being raffled at the Elks' fair? The one
that pays $100 a week the rest of your
life for disability donated by H. K.
Palmer, Son A Co.t
Dr. Milroy Quite lckDr, TV. F. Miiroy
has been critically 111 since Sunday with
the grip and, although past the crisis, Is
till confined to his home and under the
are of a nurse. He lives at 3174 Farnam
Dr. Davidson on Edgar Allen ' oe Dr.
". M. Davidson of the Omaha schools will
address the Omaha Philosophical society
Sunday at I o'clock in Burlght hall, Nint-
eenth and Farnam ' streets, on "Edgar
Allen Foe." '
sored Knslo at Tort Crook The Six
teenth Infantry band will play a sacred
concert at Fort Crook Sunday afternoon
at 4 o'clock. Ernest O. Fisher, musical di
rector, has prepared an especially attractive
program for the day.
Big Meeting of week at Mission This
evening between the hours of 7:45 and 11.30
the most Important meeting of the week
will be held at the Union Gospel Mission,
1321 Douglas street. There will be short
talks, special .singing snd testimonials. '
Looks After Brother's Effects Nick
Bouse and sort of St. -I'aul. Minn., are in
Omaha for a few days. The former is a
brother of the late Peter Bouse and is here
to adjust all the property Interests of the
latter, whose sudden death occurred a few
Money Orders Stolen Twenty four
blank money orders were stolen from the
Meyers-Dillon drug store branch of the
Wells-Fargo Express company Friday.
The police have been notified so they may
be on the lookout for any forged money
orders that may result from the theft.
oonsed of Wife Abandonment Wife
abandonment Is the charge preferred
against William Slsemore, a pool hall em
ploye at Fourteenth and Douglas streets.
n a complaint filed In police court by the
county attorney Saturday morning. Mrs.
Ida Slsemore, his wife. Is the complainant.
Innkeeper at Tekanah Wants Xlm On
the charge of defrauding nn Innkeeper
George Stewart Is said to be wanted at
Tekamah by the sheriff there. Stewart la
being held by the Omaha police, who ar
rested him Friday night. An officer Willi
the necessary papers Is expected to arrive
and take the man back to Tekamah for
Ho Charts In Bos Car Cass Tet No ac
tlon by the police has been taken towarjj
the filing of a complaint against the quar
tet of alleged box car thieves who were
arrested Wednesday night,- when a whole
department atore atock of goods was te
covered. Captain Savage of the det?ctlve
department saya he wishes to work up a
strong case against the men before the
county attorney files a complaint, and that
further developments may come In the
Hill to Boost
for the Missouri
Railroad Magnate Will Go to Yank
ton Congress to Make a
James J. Hill, chairman of the board of
the Great Northern railway and builder of
the line, is to Join in the work of the
Missouri River Navigation congress and
will be at the next meeting In Yankton to
boost for waterways.
Vies President f. D. Wead 'of the con
gress has received word that Mr. Hill will
accept the Invitation and speak at Yankton
In favor of the Improvement of the Mis
souri river, which he- declares will be
needed to pull the tonnage of grain and
wool and coal out of Montana and North
The meeting In ' Yankton Is to be held
July 7, S and 9. Many Omaha men are
among the speakers, and as the city haa
the largest number of members In the con
gress. It will have much influence In de
termining the next meeting place and, the
Commercial club and Real Estate excfiange
will extend an invitation to hold the meet
ing in Omaha In 1910, when steamboats will
be running regularly.
A Bornlng; Shame
la not to have Bucklen a Arnica fialve to
cure burns, sores, plies, cuts, wounds and
ulcers. 26c. For sale by Beaton Drug Co.
W. H. Wright of Avoea and 8. O. Ettlln
ger of tit. Louis are at the Merchants.
A. J. Cameron, of Herman, H. L. Brock
of Bloux City and J. U. Williams of St.
Paul are at the Loyal.
J. T. Fox of Lincoln, R. E. Bpear of
rfiuvenawood, D. B. Kemp and Tom Duncan
of Tabor are at the Schlits.
J. O. Williams of St. Paul, B. F. Young
of Callaway. Ellen Clements of Fremont
and W. M. Gray of Bjoomfleld are at ths
Her Grand. 1
C. E. Collrtt of Friend. John Fraiier. T.
J. Yonda of North Ptte, J. Rowsell of
Waterloo and J. W. MoArdle of Alliance
are fat the Murray.
United States Judge W. H. Munger and
District Attorney Goss have gone to
Tyson, Neb., near Blair, for a day's shoot
ing In the Jackanips preserves.
A. I j. Bates, formerly of Nebraska, and
now of Oregon. Is at the Loyal Mr. Bates
Is an -nthusla8tic booater for his new home,
though willing to admit that Omaha U
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Studnhmann of Nor
folk. J. C. Byrnes of Columbus. Edgar
Hayea of Denver. C. W. Dixon of Hastings
snd E. D. DeLashmut of Sioux Falls are
al the Henshsw.
Mr. and Mra. Arthur Hughea of Denver,
E. Morse of Fremont, J. D. Hogan of Aber
deen. F. M. Currie of Bsoken How and Mr.
cpid Mrs. A It. McCllmmlns of Bushwvll
are at the Rome.
Mrs. W. C. l.elghty of Racine, Wis.. Is
a guest at the home of her xrents, Mr.
and Mra. Thomas H. Dailey, 1&4 BlnTman
ufenne Mra. Dailev his been Hi with
J the grip, but Is now convalescent.
in-law of J. F. Burgess, secretsry of
1 her daughter In the Canadian city,
D M R McGlaughlln of Oglalla. W
w. Kllpatrlck of Beatrice. XV. E. Thomas
, of lavenworth. A. H. !eeneik of Syra
cuse. v. o. rairciiua n aiue. t ry, iteorge
Conley of Weeping Water. H. R. Beal of
Alliance. J. G. Armstrong of Ru.hville,
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Relmera of Fuller
ton, J N- Froatrom of Spencer. Mr. , ami
Mrs. W. Miller of UiouxVlty and Mr. and
Mrs. J. F. Manon of Jjiieaboro, Ark., ar
at the raatoa
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Steinw&y and Weber Representatives
1311-1313 Farnam Street. Phones Doug. 1625; Ind. A-1625.
Z1MMAN AT BOOSTERS' CLUB
Points Out Inconsistencies of Demo
C0UNCILMEN MERELY PUPPETS
Have to Be Told Before) They
Know How to Vote Bis
Crowd la Fifth
Characterising the democratlo platform
as 'ridiculous, idiotic and Inane," Harry
B. Zlmman, pointed out to the young men
who attended Friday's meeting of the
"Breen Boosters." the best way of defeat
ing the Jlmocratlc ticket and of redeeming
Omaha. The meeting was held in the Fon
tanels club rooms and was attended by
about 460 young men. Mr. Zlmman went
to it directly from the Jim convention
where he witnessed the preparation of ths
platform of the opposition party.
"The democrats say they believe in munlc
lll ownership of the waterworks system
and declare for' co-operation with the
Water board." said Mr. Zlmman. "but dur
ing this campaign I Intend to ahow a
number of resolutions the democratic city
council passed denouncing this same Water
board and attempting to discredit it en
tirely. But now they say they wish to co
operate. Why haven't Ihey co-operated dur
ing theaJast three years?
"They also decry the social evil snd say
they believe the houses of assignation
should not be In the residence districts.
Well, the mayor la in command of the po
lice force of the city and haa the power
to close these houses. If they are In favor
In the future of segregating these places
or of closing them altogether, why haven't
they done so In the last three years?
"The democrats also declare for tl gas
again. They did that three yeara ago, but
we didn't get the gas that la, the Illumin
Then they claim credit for the 160,000
Mrs, Levi Carter gave this city for the
new park, and they claim credit for sev
eral rtieces of beneficial legislation, when
none would have been passed but for the
seventh vote of the republican councilman;
and they claim credit for the unlveraal
street car transfer when the mayor vetoed
it and we passed it over his veto.
"I tell you that thoae councllmen now,
after three yeara' experience, don't know
whether to vote "aye" or "nay" when the
wish to sustain or override the mayor's
veto. Is It not time we elect a set of coun
cllmen or directors, who know how to ad
minister the city's affairs?"
Mr. Zimman reaffirmed his allegiance to
the party, and, telling his hearers that he
was the first man to congratulate John P.
Breen on his nominator., declared that he
was willing and ready, to do everything
possible to elect the whole republican
ticket "and redeem Omaha from Its un
enviable position In the democratic column."
L. A. Burmester, couucllmanlc nominee
from the Third ward; Fred Schroeder,
counctlmanlc nominee from the Seventh
ward, and the following made short talks:
Cadet Taylor, Martin Sugarman, C. V.
Hlgbee, H. Hobert, Charles Kubat, Beecher
Hlgby, Charles Unltt. Charles A. Foster,
John T. Jepson and Ed Crook.
Music was furnished by the "Breen Boost
ers' Quartet," composed of Frank Simpson,
Joe Merrill, L. o. Holmburg and Dan
A crowded house greeted the speakers at
the Fifth Ward Republican club'a meeting
at Its headquarters, Sherman avenue an-J
Locust streets, Friday night. President
Frank E. Stone acted as chairman of the
meeting. The principal speakers were John
P. Breen, the republican candidate for
mayor, Byron G. Burbank and H. H.
Baldrlge, although a large number of the
republican candidates were present and
made brief addreaaes.
"This Is a republican year," aald Mr.
Breen, "and if we hold up to the registered
vote there la no reason why we should not
reap a aubstantlal and overwhelming vic
tory. T.-.ree years sgo the democracy went
Into power In thia city on the alluring
platform of $1 gaa and home rule, with a
municipal gaa plant as a side issue. They
now admit that the II gas and municipal
gas plant have not yet materialised, while
the home rule promise has also gone glim
mering. But they want you to give them
another three years' lease of power, when
they will make good their promises. We
have had a recent example of their home
rule promises, with personal liberty fea
tures added, in the 8 o'clock closing law."
Mr. Breen spoke further upon the record
of the republican party In fulfilling Its
platform promises and of the efficacy of
the Slocumb law as a liquor selling regu
lation measure, which met all the require
ments of a good law. Ha denied that he
waa s prohibitionist.
Stands by the Platform.
Tho republican candidate pronounred
himself as decidedly aalnst dirty streets
snd broken sidewalks, which were a visible
Inheritance of democratic Incompetency.
He favored the doctrines pronounced by the
republican city platform, wnich he charac
terised as an admirable document and rne
easily understood. Character in the person
of city officials waa more to be desired, he
held, than promises, and that after ail the
greatest platform waa the man or official
who ran discover evils and move on them
and remove them.
Mr. Burbank said: "No law haa any
potency unlr as Its enforcement Is carried
out In the breaat and activities of an honest
man." He referred to Mr. Breen as a man
and Free Delivery
This piano Is admitted by Omaha's
of high capacity, honesty and Integrity,
and aa one who would be an honor to the
H. H. Baldrlge apoke of the dissension
in the democratic party and ths harmony
that prevailed among the republicans of
Omaha at. this time. "The duty devolves
upon every republican of this community
to do the best he can for the community,"
tald Mr. Baldrlge, ' "and that duty can be
discharged In no better way than voting
for Mr. Breen and all his associates on the
The other speakers of the evening were
Nelson C. Pratt, candidate for city at
torney; Sam Oreenleaf, candidate for city
clerk; John 8. Helgren, candidate for city
comptroller; Frank Gardner, candidate for
building Inspector; H. E. Ostrom, Fred
Shroeder, Dr. E. Holovtchlner, George D.
Rice, candidates for the city council, and
The Glee club of the Breen Boosters was
present and sang a couple of rousing cam
paign songs, "Just Before the Battle,
son C," that were greeted with enthualaatlo
Caught in Act
Two Men Arrested While Stealing
Thousand Dollar. Worth of Cop
per Lightning- Sod Cable.
Caught In the act of hauling away about
tl.000 worth of copper lightning rod cable
after they had supposedly broken Into the
factory and storeroom of the Nebraska
Lightning Rod company, 206 North Seven
teenth atreet, and stolen It, Clarence Wil
son and Harry Johnson are now locked
up In the city jail.
The charge against each Is burglary and
grand larceny. Chief of Detectives Savage
aaya they are old time petty thieves in
this city, although one of the men gives
his address aa New YorkClty and the other
will not aay where he lives.
Officer Madsen discovered the men
shortly after S o'clock In " an alley near
Seventeenth and Nicholas streets, where
they had beey trying to repair a break In
a singletree caused by the heavy load on
the wagon. Covering them with his re
volver, he effected their arrest and the
booty was hauled to the police atation.
Wilson says he Is sn ironworker, while
Johnfcon gives his occupation as that of a
Later In the morning, while Investigating
the case. Detectives Ferris and Dunn ar
rested William Henry aa a auspicious char
acter. The man Uvea in the second story
of the building where the copper cable fac
tory Is located. When his room was being
searched, before he waa arrested, hla shoes
and trousers were found to be covered with
mud. The detectives thought he might
have been concerned In the burglary or In
hauling away the booty and the attempt
to repair the wagon, so they took him to
CHILDREN'S STORIES PLEASE
Mlaa Caldwell of Kearney Normal
ESsttertalns Yoongc and (lid
Children at Llhrnrr.
Children's stories, th best kin to tell
the young of all ages for Instruction snd
entertslnment, wore told mothers, public
school teachers and children themselves by
Miss Caldwell of the Kearney Normal
schiol at the public library Saturday morn
Ing. There was a large attendance of
mcthers and teachers.
Miss Caldwell has a reputation asa story
teller and was Invited to Omaha Wednea
aay to talk before the household economics
department of the Woman'a club. She ap
peared at the library Saturday under the
auspices of this department.
Rain Blar Tobacco Field.
NASHVILLE. Tenn.. April 17. Unknown
fiersons visited the farm of Johri Morrow
n Montgomery county last week and
scraped his tobacco plant bed. which
amounted to 1,000 aquare yarda. After ruin
ing the bed the men replaced the canvas,
thus concealing their work for several days.
The plant beds of several other planters
In the same neighborhood recently have
do not know the difference between PEARL
RUSTLESS Wire Screen and any other, but
YOU will and save money by using PEARL--lasts
longer, always looks bright, The gen
uine has BRONZE Selvage. We have the
Pearl in LIGHT and HEAVY grades, all widths;
then we have the regular Black and Gal
venized Fly Screen.
How About Your Porch Screens ?
JAS. MORTON a SON CO.
1511-1813 OODCK STRUT.
Lawn Mswsrs, Goodrich Garden Hose and Hardware
FAMOUS GOLDEN STATE MEN
W. J. Barns, Benj. Ide Wheeler and
Michael Be Young in Omaha.
HONEST JURY FRISCO'S NEED
William J. Barns Says He Will
Win In Graft Case If This
Is Seta red AII on Way
"If we have an honest lury, we shall
convict Calhoun and all his crew." dsclarod
William J. Burns, the most famoaa real
life detective In the world, at the Union
station Friday. "The evidence Is clear and
beyond question." ,
Mr. Bourns was one of four, well-known
men 0 1 the Overland Limited. The othera
were Harvey W. Scott, the Portland lOte.)
editor, mnd mentioned as the next am
bassador to Mexico; Benjamin lde Wheeler,
president of the University Of California,
and Michael DeYoung. owner of the San
Francisco Chronicle, and a mighty powei
in the western land.
DeYoung and Burns were by no mean.
chummy during their twenty ml.iutoa In
Omaha. DeYoung Is fighting the lleney
Burns prosecution with ail r.'.s mUlit and
main and Is a personal friend of Patrick
Calhoun, the president of the United Rail
roads company, whom Heney, Langilon ant
Burns are even now trying to send to tii
California penitential y for brlbcty.
Interested In Jury.
"So they've got the laa J:ir.jr. ' kail
Burns, deeply Interested, and I'lv.liienl
Wheeler filt similarly, "ll the jury U
honest, Calhoun's conviction is tertiln, tit
the evidence Is clear and complete."
"They have atopped at iiJtlilng "bribed
my secretary, copied my papers and Ulert
some documents, and whe.i we ot u search
warrant and found the ttolen goods In tlielr
safe, how they screamed."
Burns declared further that both he and
Heney had been dogged by suspicious
characters all along and particularly of
late and that "the rich crooks of San
Francisco would stop al no crime to get
ua out of the way. But," he added with
determination, "we shall put them wher
they belong If honest Juries can be had."
DeYoung would not talk of the prosecu
tion. Asked what he thought the outcome
of the Calhoun trial would be, he sud
denly betrayed an Intense Interest In the
way Omaha Is growing.
Mr. DeYoung Is on his way to attend a
meeting Of the Associated Press In New
York, he being a director for thirty years
or more. His wife and daughter, the latter
a handsome girl of 18, were with him.
Socially the De Youngs are. the center of
Ban Francisco's most exclusive circle.
"The Japanese question has simmered
down sonewhat," said President Wheeler
"But opposition to increased Immigration
la Just aa vigorous ss ever and It will so
continue. It is not easy for people In this
part of the country to understand how
California feels. Live out there a while
and you would adopt the prevalent view.
It is Just like the northern view of the
negro question In the south."
President Wheeler waa on equally good
terms with both Burns snd DeYoung,
though he snd Burns were together most
of the time while here. "It Is simply uni
versity business which takes me to New
York," he said. Mr. Wheeler waa formerly
professor Of Greek In Cornell university
and known on that campus by the affec
tionate nickname of "Benny Ide." His
auccess at the University of California has
been great. Though not a particularly tall
man, he stood head and shoulders above
Burns, who is hardly over five feet five
Inchea. Burns Is going to Washington to
testify In a land fraud case. "
Hamorlst Wins Handicap.
NEWMARKET, April 17.-The 3-year-old
handicap of Sua sovereigns, distance seven
furlongs, was won hare today by Humorist.
J. R. Keene's Esperanto was second and
Plnshead was third. "Nineteen horses
The flying handicap of 200 sovereigns for
1-year-olds and upward, dl.ta.nce five fur
longs, waa won by H. P. Whitney's Sea
cliff. Grouse Fly was second