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TIIK I.KK: OMAHA. THURSDAY, AUGUST lf. IPO.
Knives &id Forks
From BROKEN SETS and PAT
TERNS DISCONTINUED by us ot
EXACTLY COST PRICES; In some
instances we can match up a full half
dozen set. In others we have only one
or two. If you have a son or daughter
"going off to college," now is the
time to buy the necessary table silver.
Some of the Patterns In
cluded in This Assortment
2 GRAY ROSE DESSERT KNIVES
5 GRAY ROSE DINNER KNIVES
4 MOTHER'S DESSERT KNIVES
I MEDIUM DOUVAINE KNIFE
2 MEDIUM HEPPELWHITE KNIVES
3 MEDIUM FRONTENAC KNIVES
4 DESSERT VIOLET KNIVES
2 DESSERT ORANGE BLOSSOM KNIVES
1 DESSERT SIX FLOWER KNIFE
1 DINNER SIX FLOWER KNIFE
1 DINNER BRIDAL ROSE KNIFE
FORKS TO MATCH ALL KNIVES
$15.00 for set of six solid silver
knives and forks in good staple pat
terns, including the Lily of the Val
Jey, Roseland, Duchess, Violet,
Martha Washington, and others.
. . 0.? li ulli OficS of the
....... ..i ... auott Street.
. .;.. undertakers. 'Phone lis.
uu.liin Iioumi. 't'Ji Uth avenue.
i. 'i.i,, L iiut.'t taking company. Tel. xa.
. . , . Ki. lunfral director, 'l'liono Si.
i.. . ..i-i.ii AT ilUiJiHS' UL'i'Vii'i.
,i ..,.u.S NiiTiU. DLCi-'l'
V ,ci, j'l.'U ,a:.i iclluWn wimt aJ .i.lv.-i-tlbltlh'.
C Vile llCv.
l'uei-liik, binder and mowers. Sperling &
liipieit, oj. liuadway.
FALL TKKM Western Iowa college
opens Ai.Ruf-1 tv. tiend tor catalog.
BA il.ii. LUA'UENECKtK & ROLAND.
L tiu. t iuK 1.4. 'Phone ll, H. Main street.
Dr. W. V . Magarell, optometrist, moved
to ati iuj cay Aulioual bank building.
llarmoin chapter, Order of the Eastern
Mar. win meet in regular session this
Mni , women w und children's Oxfords,
til new guoun, .0 per cent discount. Dun-i-cin
Chiiili s L'-ibuld hs received word of the
ii.n Hi' in. oiu Mother. Joseph L.elUolu,
a las Imiiie in Lima. Wash.
We aie iiiukin a bin reduction on suits
l, 'Is ti. until. We ulsu do aluiing and guar
antee to t-utiKty every customer. Our new
T.i.i main ml.- and styles are all In. The
Fashion, M Jvmth Main.
Justin1 Cooper p. rtormed the marriage
crttiony yc-isriiay for Avery A. Snethen
,.i lln.i el'.y unit Ivla II. Brown of Kapid
i uy. 8. 1).. mid tor Rasmus Peterson and
I millet draft, both of this city.
Li it I Irene, the infant daughter of Mr.
and Mis. Chailcs H. Miller, izU Fourth
nvcime, iUd yustenlay. aged months. The
imnini v. Ill bo held this afternoon at 4:30
o'clock troiii the residence, a (id burial will
le in V. alnut Mill.
A building permit wns issued yesterday
to tv !:. Kerry for a one and a half-story
fmme cottage at JoOC Avenue G, to cost
fl :im. one was also Issued to Hev. Henry
THE DIAMOND THEATER
FLA''.U,G THE BEST
Now on a circuit where
real vaiulcville acts come
niiil every week thereafter,
the bill will he kept up to
the standard we now set.
Ivtnlog-S, continuous, T:30
Matins, continuous, S:30
The Diamond Theater,
"Where you see all your
mother's shapeliness. All of this can be avoided by the use of
as.si:..i. r-tZ.A v,r. kk mmut us this liniment prepares the
Ibody for the strain upon it, and preserves the symmetry of her form.
Mother' Friend makes the danger of childbirth lesand carries her
safely through this critical
period. Thousands grate
fully tell of the benefit and
f derived from the use
of this remedy.
kork milled fw to 11 eii runl siotbars.
SUiWLAJPiltLD REGLI.4J.0a CO.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA.
I DeLong for an addition to his mission
l property at ; Hast Broadway, to cost ItWO.
! Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Gardiner of 621 Wash
ington avenue left Inst evening for a trip
to New York and Canada. Mrs. Gardiner
v.!ll visit friends In Canada while Mr. Gard
iner will go to the Thousand Islands anil
other places of Interest. They expect to
return In about three weeks.
The federal case against the Alamlto
I inivv company, the preliminary hearing In
v. hlcli was to have been held yesterday be
fore I'nited States Commissioner Crawford,
was postponed until September 2 on aecount
of the death of Clinton Briggs, president of
Val Alh-i ry, a stagehand at the New
thenter. while working the windlass last
night to raise one of the heavy drop scenes
let the handle slip out nf his grasp. Be
fore l.e could back' away the rapidly re
volving handle struck him a number of
times. He was taken In the city ambulant-.-to
Mercy hospital, where It was staled hi
Injuries were not serious, although painful.
The receipts In the generul rund of the
Christian Hume last week were flf5.K!, be
ing 144.17 below the current needs of the
week and decreasing the balance In this
fund to $"9.24. In the manager's fund the
receipts were $21. being $14 below the needs
of the week and Increasing the deficiency
In this fund to date to 8M4.67. The amount
needed in the Improvement and contingent
fund for Is 17,010 11.
V. C. Carter, whose wife recently sep
arated from him and Is suing him for di
vorce, wus fined 110 and costs In police
court yesterday morning for disturbing the
peace. Carter. It was charged, went to
the home of his wife at 22!) North Twelfth
street. Tuesday evening, and started a
rough house. Mrs. Carter said her husband
attempted to drag her off the front porch
by the hair of her head and only desisted
when she used a rake handle to good effect
upon htm. Carter wns unable to pay the
fine yesterday and was forced to sojourn
at the city bastlle.
FOU SALE AT A BARGAIN HOT
WATER HEATING PLANT AND NEW
INLAID LINOLEUM. INQUIRE AT
LEFFERTS. 409 BROADWAY.
N. T. numbing Co. Tel. 250. Night, F-1702.
TUB COOLEST PLACE IN TOWN, THE
7-BIQ FEATURE ACTS--7
DON'T VAIIi TO BEE
TUB MUSICAL TREMAINS
In Wit, Bong- and Music
THE BLACK BROTHERS
Oontorlonlsts and Acrobats
Tbe Singer and Sanoer
JARVIS AND EMMET
Tbose Two Boys You all Know. In a
Brand Hew Comedy Act.
la the Latest Animated Pictures
Every woman covets a shape-
figure, and many or them
deplore the loss of their girl
ish forms after marriage.
The bearing of children is
often destructive to the
ALL FOR TEN CENTS J H
FRUIT SHOW ATTRACTIONS
Government to Have Moving Picture
Shew in a Tent
RECLAMATION SERVICE WORK
Maryland and Florida Tripartita; to
Send l a rate Exhibits of Fruit
First Bulletin Ready for
Frman I Heed. general superintendent
of the National Horticultural congress,
was advised yesterday that the government
would contribute to the Instructive fee,
tures of thta yrar's fruit show moving
picture exhibit descriptive of the national
reclamation service. This feature will be
housed in a large tent 80x72 feet and will
be In charKe of a representative of the
government who will deliver Illustrated
lectures each afternoon and evening during
the week of the fruit exposition.
Superintendent Heed is also in receipt of
a letter from E. T. Perkins, engineer In
charge of the reclamation eervlcs at Chi
cago, In which the latter tells of the In
teresting and valuable features of this
novel exhibit of the national reclamation
Renewed Intereiit In the work of collect
Ing a big exhibit from Florida, has led to
the appointment of a special commissioner
tp asblst the vice presidents of that state
After a correspondence with those. Inter
ested at Jacksonville and Tampa, James
McCombs, manager of the growers' and
shippers' department of the Tampa Weekly
Tribune hns been appointed a special com-
mlHsioner to collect and take care of the
Florida exhibit. Mr. McComb promises
that the exhibit shall be one of the mos
Interesting and novel that will be seen at
Prof. Close of the Maryland State Hor
tlculturul society, who hud charge of
Maryland'! exhibit at the exposition here
lust year, has written Superintendent Reed
that he will be here again this year and
that the exhibit from his state will be
much larger than that of last year.
The preliminary bulletin will be ready for
distribution this week. The premium lis
will be considerably larger than last year.
Lvery manufacturer or firm who donated
a premium last year luia done likewise this
DA yi AH E HITS AGAINST CITY
One for Overflow of Creek and Other
for Personal Injuries,
l he first damage suit against the city
resulting from the recent overflow of Indian
creek was filed yesterday in the district
court. Mrs. Minnie E. Bridget, who resides
t 1601 West Broadway, Is the plaintiff, and
she wants the city to pay her 11,000 for the
alleged damage done her property by the
overflow from the creek.
The city la also made defendant In a per
sonal injury damage suit filed yesterday by
Mrs. Hattle Oleson. For Injuries alleged to
have been received as a result of a fall
caused by a defective sidewalk on the south
side of Washington avenue, between Sixth
and Seventh streets, Mrs. Oleson asks $10.
0U0. Mrs. Oleson claims that her left ankle
was fractured, let leg and hip paralysed
and her left eye Irtjured.
Mrs. Eva M. Cunningnam filed suit for
divorce from Clarence K. Cunningham, to
whom she was married on September 14,
ls:. at Arlington, la. She alleges that her
husband deserted her without cause in July,
Al Richie has brought suit against D. L.
Blue and Anna Blue to recover I1.K00 for
alleged breach of contract for the trade uf
In the suit brought by Harry J. Peterson
and H. O. Andrews against P. J. White to
recover 1700 paid by them for a fcaloon In
Neola and for the cancellation of notes
given for the balance of the purchase price,
the allegation Is made that the contract
was void because it was partly for the pur
chase of Intoxicating liquors.
JOHN II AltDK.lt DEAD IN IIED
Heart Disease Is Supposed
Ueen the Cause.
John Harder, employed as a handy man
at the Neumayer hotel, was found dead
in bed In his room at the hotel about 6
o'clock yesterday morning. Death is sup
posed to hava been caused by heart trou
ble, from which Harder is said to have
been a sufferer for some time.
Harder had not been feeling well for
several days, but had continued at his
work. He retired about 10:30 o'clock Tues
day night. When the clerk passed his
room about 3 o'clock Harder was awake
and talked with the clerk about the hour,
as he Imagined, It was time for him to
rise. When the clerk went at 6 o'clock,
to call Harder, he found the man dead In
bed, and the condition of the body Indi
cated that he had been dead at least an
Coroner Treynor was notified, and after
making an investigation, decided that an
Inquest was unnecessary. The body was
removed to Woodring's undertaking rooms.
Harder was M years of age and unmar
ried. Ha came to Council Bluffs from
Minden, la., and Is said to have relatives
In Nebraska. He had been employed at
the Neumayer about a year, and before
that worked as a fireman at the WUcos
The -Rex washing machine is the latest
and most Improved high speed lever wash
ing machine on the market. Price, J10. f.
C. IWol Hardware Co.
FOR MEDICAL AND FAMILY USE
BUY YOl'K LIQl'OHS AT ROSENFKLD
LIQUOR CO.. 61 6. Main. Phones 333.
Expenditures on Parka.
The annual report of the Board jf Park
Commissioners for the fiscal yesr ending
April 1. 1M. which Is now In the hands
of the printer, to be Included with the
other city reports, shows that the mainten
ance of the park system of Council Bluffs
for the twelvs months cost the taxpayers
11.243. SI. Of this amount V7.044.1T was ex
pended on Fairmount park.
The expenditures on the other parks were
as follows: Bayllss. 7.'iS.63; Cochrsn,
';3.05, I.akevlew, 11,124.28; Island, $.152;
Pn.spect, H6.S7; Cook, M .84; Oraham, 143.6".
In addition to these sums the expendi
tures Included salaries amounting to $70
and miscellaneous expenses amounting to
fr.2. The three members of the board each,
receive 2Ti0 a year salary.
At the commencement of the fiscal year
the balance In the park fund was K610 6
and the receipts during- the year from the
at a. Mr US salkval
TT .. LEFlTLirrS
Start the Day Right
n and you will be right
Start it by eating
with hot milk or cream and a
little fruit If you eat more
than the stomach needs you
are wasting both money and
strength. Overtaxing the
stomach impairs digestion, weakens
brain power and lays the foundation
for disease. Cut out heavy meats arid soggy white flour
pastries for. ten days, eat Shredded Wheat and see how
much better you will feel then tell your friends about
it Your grocer sells it
Shredded Wheat is made of the choicest selected white
wheat, cleaned, steam-cooked and baked. Try it for breakfast
to-morrow with milk or cream. The Biscuit is also delicious
for any meal in combination with fresh or preserved fruits.
THE ONLY BREAKFAST CEREAL" MADE IN BISCUIT FORM
park tax levy and other sources were
$12,235.5$. The balance on hand on April 1,
1309, was $7,iO:.43.
SEAKTIIIKVKS HAVE BIKV TIMK
Secure Considerable Money as Result
of Their Raids.
While the members of the family of
James M. Chrlstensen were enjoying the
cool breeze from the north on the back
porch of their residence at 626 North
Eighth street Tuesday evening, a sneak
thief entered the house by the front door,
the screen of which was conveniently un
latched, and stole a pocketbook contain
At the residence of William Dvorak, 7)3
Avenue F, the members of the family
were entertaining company on the front
porch, so the sneak thief who visited
this house was forced to go around to
the rear, where he removed the screen
from a window opening on the back porch.
His visit here netted him a pocketbook
K. M.' Johnson, who. conducts a book
store at 1007 West Uroadway, reported to
the police Tuesday that a sneak thief
had tapped his cosh register for $60 while
Johnson's attention was engaged In an
other part of the store.
Mrs. W. Waugh, living at US' Grace
street, reported that while she was sit
ting on the front poreh of her home a
sneak thief entered by the back door
and got away with her pocketbook con
taining between S3 and !).
WEED HXTEKMIV ATI OX CAMPAIGN
City Is Busy and Property Owners
Mayor Maloney has started a weed-cutting
campaign and Is sending out notices
to owners and agents of property on which
the weed,' have been permitted to grow.
The notice which the mayor is sending out
dally in large (lumbers reads as follows:
I wish to call your attention to ordlnace
No. 1X5. book A. page 285, regarding cut
ting weeds In the city. I wish you would
kindly take this matter up at once and see
that they are cut down, as we are doing
all In our power to have the weeds cut on
the streets as fast as we can. If this Is
not done In a reasonable length of time, I
will be compelled to serve notice on all
property owners or agents and have the
same done by city men and charged to the
In addition to sending out these notices.
Street Commissioner Flood, acting under
orders from the mayor, has a force of
about ten men st work cutting weeds.
This force Is at present waging a war of
extermination on the weeds along the high
ways and byways In the Sixth ward, where
the growth la particularly rank. After get
ting through with the Sixth ward the gang
will be put to work In the First and Sec
STREET RAILWAY ME WASTED
Fifth Warders Want an Extension
from Avenue A.
Residents of the Fifth ward are once
more agitating the question of an exten
sion of the street railway sytem from Ave
nue A to Fifth avenue pn Twenty-first
The following petition which will be pre
sented to the street railway company, is
now being circulated for signatures:
Gentlemen: We. the undersigned residents
of the Fifth waid on Twenty-first street
and adjacent thereto, would petition your
company for an extension of car lines from
Avenue A and Twenty-first street running
south on Twenty-first street to and Inter
secting with the Fifth avenue line at Firth
avenue and Twenty-first street, for the
better accommodation of our residents who
work and are employed In Omaha.
We have to walk now from Fifth avenue
to Awnun A, or are coniiielled to go around
via Fifth avenue and Pearl street and
Broadway, and passengers wishing to set
to the Union Transfer depot coming from
Omaha have to go to Pearl and Hroadway
and take transfers over the Fifth avenue
line to get there. whercAs if said line was
established a saving of from twenty to
thirty mtmStrs would be made In our arriv
ing home, and also by passengers for trains
from the Union Transfer depot.
Diamond Theater I'nder New Man
agement. Will Open Sunday August 22 Bigger and
Brighter than Ever.
Messrs Klein and Rarnhart, proprietors
of the Diamond, have placed the theater
under the management of Jack Amlck, a
well known theatrtial man, who has al
ways mads good In all communities where
he has had Interests of this chsracter,
and the Council Bluffs theatergoers are
sure of a hWi-class line of attractions.
The theater opens Sunday August 22 under
the new management with one of the
strongest vaudeville bills ever seen In this
city, there are seven big acts slated at
the opening Sunday, among them are the
great musical Tremalns. sn act of merit,
and one that hss pleased thousands every-
where. The Black Brothers, a big novelty
feature direct from the European stage;
there Is Jarvls and Emmett, IClttle Sher
man and others with the Klnnedrom, will
make up the biggest and strongest vaude
ville bill ever presented in the city. The
same prices wilt prevail, and Manager
Amlck said last night: "The people of
this city want good vaudeville, and I am
going to give It to them, and at any time
any one visiting the Diamond theater un
der my management who Is not thoroughly
satisfied with the class of show I am giv
ing for the money, will have his money
refunded as cheerfully as we take it."
Real Estate Transfers.
These transfers were reported to The Ree
August 18 by the Pottawattamie County Ab
stract company of Council Uluffa:
Hilda Loftman and husband to Claude
F. Smith, lots 1 and ii, Benlamin-
Fehr's West End subdlv., w. d f
Anton Loftman to Hilda Loftman,
w48 feet of outlot D, Mrs. Perry's
2d add., w. d
Merchants National bank of Omaha to
E. liutler. lots 6 and 7, block 1,
Kackett's add., w. d '.
Lawrence McCaffery to Resale I. Mc
Caffery, lot 7, block 37, Central
subdlv., w. d
-vFour transfers, totat $ 1,351
Licenses to wed were issued yesterday to
Name and Residence. Age.
Avery A. Snethen. Council Bluffs 24
Sylvia H. Hrown, Rapid City, K. D 21
Albert W. Shipley, Council Bluffs 2.1
Louise Mlnssen, Council Bluffs 22
Rasmus Peterson, Council Bluffs 24
Harriett Graft, Council Bluffs is
1 CARROLL FOR COADJUTOR
Irremovable Rectors of Dnhnqae
Diocese Meet to Select Tbree
DUBUQUE. Ia., Aug. 18. Irremovable
rectors of the Dubuque diocese met here
today and selected the names of three
candidates for coadjutor to Archbishop
Keane. The suffragan bishops meet Au
gust 20 to select three names. The nomina
tions will be sent to Rome, where the ap
pointment will be made. It Is said Bishop
John P. Carroll of Helena, Mont., is the
leading candidate for the place.
Made Insane by Heat.
ROCK RAPIDS, la.. Aug. 18. (Special.)
Peter Rrown, aged 22 years, the son of
William Rrown of this place, while tem
porarily demented wandered from town
and disappeared. After an absence of
twenty-four hours, he returned today and
attempted to commit suicide by slashing
his throat with a raxor. It Is thought that
he . will die. His nien'".l derangement Is
thought to have -been brought on by over
work In the Intense heat of the laundry
where he was employed.
m IMK iSfa When the WtMil
v Ws v Day is XMVi
! Jrp Done tfj
irif'' '7fY man u haPPie,t who find' '( plM vj
ffr )r Home thoughtful wife, a lEVJ
hjllH cordial welcome and a restful, Bj "- f j
itmJ refreshing gla., of f h'
l fl ' TlmMJJ "Lead, Them All"
ZZjM $llM VSSnWiA Theo. Hamm Brewing Co.
Hi p ...rr,r. .
i 1 j Wit ,'--'4':;V Telepho.. l-. 8975. A
OLSEN TO INTRODUCE TAFT
Prospective Tangle Over Eeception to
the President Straightened Out.
BREAKFASTS WITH CUMMINS
Slaters of I.. J. Carraher Doubt Hoy's
CnulrMlnn of Murder and Insist
on Continued Investiga
tion. (From a Staff Correspondent.)
DES MOINKS. In.. Aug. IS. (Special
Telegram.) President Mac Olsen of the
Iowa League of Republican clubs will ex
tend the welcome of President Taft when
he arrives at Des Moines for the "army
maneuvers with the local committee. Presi
dent Taft will take breakfast that morn
ing with Senator A. H. Cummins and Presi
dent John Bays Hammond of the Natlpnal
League of Republican clubs will be the
guest of the Iowa club at the Grant club.
sisters Are Suspicious.
Sisters of L. J. Curraher, who was mur
dered near lndlanola, are not satisfied
with the evidence that Harry Hutchison
committed the deed and they left Des
Moines today for lndlanola to insist on
a rtfcid Investigation. County Attorney
Wilson is also suspicious that the boy 1
not telling the truth when he confessed
to the murder. Discrepancies have begun
to develop In the story, .rrrorge Prandt, the
hired man who Is said to have appeared
there the next day after the murder and
hired out as a farm hand and four months
after married the widow, Is said to have
left lndlanola with his new wife today for
South Dakota, where they have bought a
CODNTY OFFICERS l COX VE.VTIO.N'
fiooi Roads nnd Better Salaries the
SIOUX CITY, la., Aug. lH.-(Speclal Tel
egram.) Supervisors, county auditors,
county treasure! s, county clerks and
county recorders from all over Iowa are
In Sioux City for a three days' conven
tion, which opened today, (loud roads and
better salaries for supervisors were among
the tuples in a general meeting at the
Auditorium this afternoon. Mayor Sears
and George D. Perkins spoke on behalf
of the citizens of Sioux City and responses
for the visitors were made by T. E. Hauke
of Clinton, F. W. Leedham of Clinton, C.
A. Hryant of Fort Dodge and George E.
Dunlap of Maquoketa.
The clerks this afternoon decided to
withdraw from the oreanltatton and hold
future conventions with the sheriffs and
Cedar Rapids, Fort Dodge. M$son City
and Spirit Lake are all mentioned In the
gossip for the next convention and Le-
mnrs Is also expected to put In a bid.
The visitors were entertained this evening
in an automobile trip around the city.
Probably 300 county officers are present.
ELECTRIC I.ItillT PLANT WRECKED
Fly Wheel Bursts and Engineer Is
CRTCSTON, la., Aug. 18. (Special Tele
gram.) C. F. Ross, assistant engineer of
the electric light plant at Red Oak, was
Instantly killed yesterday, when a fly
wheel burst, partly wrecking the plant.
He was married and had three children.
As a result of the accident the city Is In
darkness and without power.
Disbarment Case at Denlaoa.
DENISOX, I'. Aug. 18. (Special. )
Judge Wright of Fort Dodgt Is at Denlson
presiding In the case where an attempt Is
being made to disbar Attorney P. W. Hard
ing from practice. Judge Ellwood, for the
defense, made a general denial of all
charges. In the matter of big fees It was
no cause of disbarment that a lawyer ob
tained big fees. Men who let their family
affairs get in such shape that their wives
asked for a divorce should and would pay
liberally lo save exposure In court, and big
attorney's f.-es were common. Justifica
tion for fees taken, honorable conduct in all
cases, property obtained legally will be
Brakeman la Killed.
WATERLOO, la., Aug. IS. (tj pedal Tel
egram.) A. F. Sweeney, an Illinois Cen
tral brakeman, was fatally crushed while
coupling cars at Jessup Wednesday morn
ing. He lived twenty minutes, but never
regained consciousness. The body was
brought to Waterloo and will be sent to
NuBhville, Tenn., for burial.
Former Boone Teaeher Advances.
UOOKR, la., Aug. 18. (Special Telegram.)
Miss Adelaide Smith of Chicago, formerly
a Roone High school instructor, also of
the university at Johannesburg, South
Africa, has been elected assistant profes
sor In mathematics at the University ot
California at Berkeley at a handsome sal
ary. TESTIFIES AGAINST HUSBAND
Physician filves Evidence to Connect
Emporia Man with Death
EMPORIA. Kan.. Aug. 18 Testifying st
the preliminary hearing here today of W.
11 McMullen, charged with giving his wife
morphine, which csused her desth. Dr. H.
I. Fuller. Mrs. McMullen's physician, gave
it ss his opinion that the morphine which
caused Mrs. McMullen's death could have
been administered by no one else but her
husband, as thire was no one else In the
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