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NOTED RIYER; MEN 40 : COME
Harigation Experts Will Attend Con
; (reii Here in December.
JOSEPH E. ILAHSDELL WILL COME
Waster tel.a-etea to National Meet
Is at Wnanlnaton Will atop la
. Osaakn as Thar Co m
, Two river navigation experts ot national
reputation will ba guests ot the Missouri
' Navigation' congress whan it meats In
Omaha Deoember 14, 16 and U. Joseph E.
Renadell of Lake Providence, La., presi
dent of tha National Rivers and Harbors
congress, . and John A. Fox of Washington,
formerly a government engineer ln charge
of work of the Mississippi and now In tha
employ, of the National Rivers and Har
bors congress, have announced their Inten
tion of ' being at tha meeting. Both are
practical river men and suggestions ot
great value' are expected from them.
Western. delegates to the national con
gress, which will meet In Washington De
cember 1 and 10, will stop to take lri the
Omaha' meeting on their way home
Through .these .men, who are especially In
terested la river navigation, tha work of
tha Missouri river congress will ba spread
over the west in a larger degree than ever
' ,The boosting 'for tha congress will begin
at once. The; local officers and ' several
from out of the city will meet Monday at
:f p. m. to outline the plans for the meet
ing. The governors of tha western states,
, the commercial clubi and the mayors of
cities In the- Missouri valley territory have
.been Invited to name ten delegates each
to attend the convention.
' . Several 'bmaha men probably will make
tha trip to New Orleans to attend tha
. Lakes-to-the-Qulf convention early In No
vember. , .William Btull and Henry T.
blarka hava announced their Intention of
going. Neither of them will ba able to
accept tha Invitation extended the Omaha
delegates to take the trip by boat with the
Taft party. It Is hoped, however, to have
an Omaha representative on tha Taft boat
DO ESKIMOS KNOW ENOUGH?
Experts Widely Differ on Native
Knovrledae of Their Own
Who will decide when experts disagree
on the ability of Eskimos to draw a map
of their own country, or posses sufficient
knowledge of compass points to avoid gotng
astray T ,
Apropos the Eskimo? affidavits In.' the
polar controversy: a correspondent .of the
Boston Transcript ' writes:
When Sir John Ross on his second voyage
wintered ln Felix harbor, latitude 69 de
grees 58 minutes, longitude' 92 degrees 1
minute west, he was visited by a party
of Eskimos and he describes their knowl
edge of charts and geography on page 34,
London edition of 1835: "As they seemed
now to be unusually communicative, the
chart was produced: when it appeared that
they were acquainted with every place be
tween Igloolk and Repulse buy, or with
their names at least, and - with those of
some of the inhabitants. When Ackoolea
was mentioned and pointed out In tha
chart they immediately recognised their
own position and that of tha ship.
"One of them, Tulluahlu, then took the
pencil and drew the line by which they
came, afterwards making spots 'on It, and
counting their fingers to show that they
had slept only nine times on the journey.
Tlagashu then drew a line of coast round
which we could sail ln.tbe autumn; this
being in a westerly direction, and Includ
ing several capes, bays and rivers; while,
off it, were drawn several islands, in one
of which he placed a lake; during which
demonstration he further pointed out where
salmon and other fish abounded. After
this his draught of the coast took a norttir
erly direction, considerably beyond i out
present position and not less to the west
ward of It; while his estimate ot the dis
tance was two days; adding that here also
there were rivers running into tha sea.
The first man then resumed tha pencil
and drew several large lakes In that part
of the country where we were now fixed;
further noting places wehera wi should
find natives, and drawing a route by which
Mail Order Houses
.' A mail order house in Chicago or
jBoinc other city may be able to sell you
anything from a paper of pins to a
house and lot, simply by referring you
to their catalogues, but they, can't sell
you a good watch that way. Watches
are very delicate machines that may be
)ut out of order, in a dozen ways after
eaving the factory. A jeweler knows
how to put the watch into shape, and he
won't sell one without doing it. Mail
order houses do not w ant to bother with
that, and, as a matter of fact, they can
not if they would. Waltham Watches
are the best in the world, but whether
you buy a Waltham or some other kind,
go to a jeweler, tell him what you want,
and he will sell you a watch in good
running order. Do not make the mis
take of trying to buy by mail from any
catalogue; you won't know what you
are getting if you do.
Waltham Watch Company
N. B. When buying a . watch
always ask your jeweler for a Waltham
adjusted to temperature and position.
he could go overland to tha salt water in
They, however, told us that one of their
party , was a much better geographer than
themselves, and promised that wa should
sea him. January 12. 1830. Tha promised
hydrographer Ikmalllk came-to us .this
morning, accompanied by Tlagashu, . and
they were taken Into tha cabin.
Borne paper containing a sketch of the
ls,nd already known between Repulse bay
and Prince Regent's inlet waa now laid
before them, with tha names of the differ
ent places marked; these were at once reo
ognlzad; and Ikmalllk then taking tha pen
cil' prooeeded to prolong tha sketch from
Akullea, following very nearly for a very
considerable space tha Una already traced
by Tulluahlu. After this, ha prolonged it
still further westward, instead of turning
to the north as tha latter had done; then
continuing it to tha northwest, in a direc
tion more favorable to our views. He did
not, however, insert tha islands; nor could
we discover how many days It wcti esti
mated from tha end of his chart to Akullee,
near Repulse bay; but he drew Wager bay
and its river very correctly, making also
several other rivers. He further gave us
to understand that our ship could sail that
way till the autumn; and with thla infor
mation wa were obliged, for tha present, to
be content." ...
Tha chart of tha Qulph of Boothia, drawn
by tha natives, la reproduced in a full-page
engraving from the "original in tha poa
session of Captain Ross," together with a
sketch drawn by Captain Rosa of the. two
Eskimos drawing the chart in tha presence
of three. English officers. !
Dr. Thomas S. Dedrlck, who accompanied
one of tha Peary expeditions, relates this
Instance of Eskimo Intelligence:
"On page 148 ln Mr. Peary's book 'Near
est the ' Pole,' ha details how that, upon
returning from tha north,, ha knew by his
longitude observations that ha had been
driven eastward and cama down upon the
northwest coaat of Greenland. Upon
reaching land he saw a frean sledge trail
of three dogs with irregular steps. Ha aent
his Eskimos eastward on the trail to find
out what it meant. The next day they re
turned with Clarke and nls three Eski
mos." He says: "They, like us, had been driv
en eastward and had come down upon the
Greenland coaat and Clarke's - Eskimos
(three), like mine (six), possessed .with a
craxy Idea that they had drifted westward
and were coming down the 'back side of
Grand Land,' as they expressed it, had
insisted on turning east and were going
directly away from the ship."
They were going to destruction, and the
book further says that they were exhausted
and could have lived not many days. They
would .have gone to destruction had they
been strong and had an abundance of food,
and so would Mr. Peary If he had de
pended on his sense of direction Instead of
his Instruments. Now, If Mr. Peary's six
Eskimos and Mr. Clarke's tnrea Eskimos
after a journey of 240 miles out on the sea
Ice had at that time been asked by any
rival of Mr. Peary to draw a map showing
where Mr. Peary had been, they would
have drawn a line from tha eighty-seventh
parallel down to the northwest coaat ot
Grant Land Instead of to the northwest
coast of Greenland about 400 miles differ
ence between these two points.
Yousc Guys Good
ytoMc.ril Stay Here
Sayin? Thus, Sam Hassey Settle!
' Down for Winter in Jail, but it
' Buthleisly Disturbed.
Thirty days in tha county Jail gava Bam
Massey tha .habit. Ha was discharged
Friday '. morning, but in a few minutes
after his effuslva farewell, returned.
"I'm not going away," said Sam;
"youse guys has been good to ma and
I'm going to stay all winter."
A Jailer gently but flimly led tha man
away and told him to fade Into tha dis
tance. Three times the discharged prisoner
appeared, but at last tha jail was rid of
him by a threat to put him to work.
WHEN THEY WERE TWENTY-ONE
Wkat Bone Well Known Men
Today Were Doing; at that
otT Sit SO. 13 Ul SThm
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This is a strong combination and pleases
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The suits and overcoats we are showing
at $20 to $30 have class that cleverly satis
fies the discriminating buyer.
Ours is a truly daylight store after
dark. The new Tungsten electric lamps we
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We would like to sell you your clothes
this season. Drop in and talk it over.
agTSia 5Q. ISTB 31 1 "--
PATHOS v GILDS LONG HOPE
Sara Enongh Waybackera Found by
Tourist In Northern
According to Harry Lauder there are peo
ple ln Scotland besides whom tha roan who
still votes for Andrew Jackson is as a little
child. Imagine folk of the present year and
generation being still loyal to the long-departed
Stuarts, and still hoping to sea them
on the British throne and yet Harry ran
across some of them only last summer.
The comedian says that he spent a
ooupla of weeks exploring the old glens
and hills of northern Scotland, and pene
trated Into regions where tourists were
never aeen before. At last, cooped ln a lit
tle dell called Glen Larchle, he found a
little knot of Highlanders, who paid their
taxes with reluctance, growled and glow
ered at the name of the king, and asked
Harry If he had any news from the "king
across the water." Mr. Lauder, who, like
all Scots, knows well that "the king across
the water" Is the Highland term for a
Stuart, explained that there was nothing
doing In the line of restoration, but the
people of Glen Larchle wouldn't have It ao.
"Mon, mon," said one old patriarch of
the glen, "ye are prejudiced. It canna be
lang noon before the king shall come ta
his aln, and a' true Highlander shall sing
doon wl' the Sassenaoh. And then, mon,
they wha hae been loyal and true shall
come to guld reward, and they wha has
been traitors a' these years shall ken the
vengeance o' Culloden!" And tha old gen
tleman tapped tha scabbard of a long
rusted broadsword with such emphasis that
Harry waa glad to escape and make his
way hurrlendly out of Glen Larchle, where
tha folk still love a Stuart king. New Jork
Cotton Production Leaa.
MKMPHIS. Tenn., Oct. 2t The report
of J. A. Taylor, president of the National
Olnners' association, Indicates that there
has been ginned to October 18. (.mono
bales of cotton, which la nearly l.tiuo.OU)
hales lens than was ginned ln that period
Joseph Q. Cannon waa busily engaged In
studying law In his twenty-first year, and
for several years thereafter. Following an
education in the common'' schools and ln
law, ha as admitted to tha Illinois bar.
Long before his twenty-first year, John
D. Rockefeller was ' wail established In
business, and had given evidence of his
genius for organisation. Ha went to Cleve
land when 16 years old and obtained his
first position. Two years later ha was en
gaged in an oil commission house. At 11
ha was partner In tha commission house of
Clarke A Rockefeller, where ha had been
established for more than two years.
James J. Hill was educated with the idea
of becoming a physician. His father's death
compelled hm to enter business, when he
obtained a position In a country store at
the age of 18. Later he moved to St. Paul,
and in his twenty-first year was engaged
as shipping clerk in that city, with the
Mississippi Packet company.'
First as a school teacher then a printer,
Htdson Maxim, fought his way against
unusual odds. By the time he had reached
his twenty-first year he had become a
printer and publisher of subscription books,
and ln selling these he traveled about the
country. His spare moments at thla period
were' spent in experimenting with high ex
plosives. A few months before reaching his major
ity, Theodora Perry Shonts was graduated
from Monmouth college, Illinois. His first
position was in a bank in Iowa, and his
twenty-first birthday found him a clerk
poring liver the ledgers of the-' bank.
Shortly afterwardhe was selected to stand
ardise and systematise the methods of
From his first Job at tl a day, William
E. Corey advanced rapidly in the great
Carnegie Steel works at Pittsburg. Hla
twenty-first year was spent in perfecting
tne xamoua uarnegle remrorced armor
plate. Shortly afterward he was appointed
superintendent ot the plate mills.
Charles M. Schwab started to earn hla
living as a farm hand. Next he became the
driver of a coach, and later a clerk In
a grocery store. At 19 he became a civil
engineer's assistant at tl a day. At a
young Schwab waa working hard In the
field with an engineer corps. Five years
later he waa appointed chief assistant of
tha division engineer and under his direc
tion the famous plant at Homestead was
Leaving achool when but ( years old
Robert Collyer waa forced to work in an
English factory. Later his great physical
strength determined his occupation, and
he became a blacksmith. At the age of
21 ha waa working at thla occupation.
apending his leisure hours In study. Five
years later he emigrated to America ana
entered the ministry.
Born on a farm In a remote part of Illi
nois, John Finley started at an early age
to work hla way through achool. At 21
he had entered Knox college at Galesburg.
He supported himself at this time by work
ing aa a compoaltor In a local printing of
fice. In the last year of his college course
he became principal of his old high achool.
An orphan at the age of 6, Thomas F.
Ryan was cared for by hla grandmother,
and at an early age aought employment.
His first position waa with a dry goods
commission house In Baltimore. Ha had
saved enough money by his 19th year to
coma to New York. Ha entered bualnese
activity and became a member of the
Stock exchange in hla Mth year.
L. E. Loree began hla career In hla 19th
year as chairman with a corps of
civil engineers. In hla Zlst year he
became transit maa with tha engineer
corpa In the United States army. Shortly
afterward he chanced to ba in tha vicinity
of Johnstown at tha time of tha great flood
and was put in charge of reconstructing
tha railroad. Ha has eter alnca bean known
aa the "man who made good at Johns
town." Tha study of law was engaging the time
oi joaepn xi. cnoaie in his list year
and for several years thereafter. Ha
waa graduated at 21 from Harvard with
Phi Beta Kappa honors, and entered the
law school at Harvard. He was graduated
with the degree of LL, B. at 22.
A variety of occupations had been fol
lowed by Samuel L. Clemens before
he had reached his Zlst year. The
greater part of this time had been spent ln
a printing office, where he became an ex
pert compositor. At the age of 21 he was
threading the difficult channels of the
Mississippi river aa a .regularly licensed
pilot His newspaper career followed.
At U the future Senator Tillman was liv
ing on a farm with no ambitions for a
political career. He had entered the eon
federate army whan but IT years old, and
had been retired after injuries which
caused the loss of his eye. New Tork
MRS. J. M. PATRICK IS DEAD
Sarpy County's For
tor Rounds Out
Mrs. J. M. Patrick, a pioneer of Sarpy
county and mother of exrState Senator W.
R. Patrick of.SarpV county, died at mid
night Thursday at the home of her son.
Senator Patrick, Wabun Lodge, on the
Fort Crook boulevard. She was 79 years of
age and had been a resident of Sarpy
county for thirty-two years.
The funeral services will be held at Belle-
vue Presbyterian church at I o'clock Sun
day afternoon. Burial will be in the Belle-
Quick Action for Tour Monov Ton rut
that by using The Bee advertising columns.
TURNING, ON LIGHT IN JAPAN
Wktt n Hollander by Birth, an Amer
ican by Education, Did for
The most remarkable and -most rapid de
velopment ln the Christianity and In the
civilisation of Japanv according to Presi
dent Soberer of Newberry college, who for
five years was a profesaor in the college at
Saga, ' was due to Guldo Verback, bom in
Holland ln 1830, educated ln America, who
became a clergyman fUJad with missionary
ardor. In 186 Commodore . Perry opened
Japan to the world. . Verbeck went there
five years later. Christianity oould not be
preached. He carried on a subtle "propa
ganda. In U6i, Murata, a Japanese noble
man, found a New Testament floating In
the bay at Nagasaki. He oould not read It,
but found one who translated some of it
Into Japanese. He was profoundly im
pressed with the teachings ot the book.
Later he obtained a Chinese testament.
This he could read. HeT became a Chris
tian, the only Japanese Christian ln mora
than two centuries.
Early in his career In the Islands Verbeck
met Murata, and they worked together
quietly and effectively. Verbeck waa a
man of remarkable acquirements and great
Intelligence. He was a born diplomat His
talents were recognized by tha brown
statesmen- with whom he came In contact.
He was Informed in history, politics, eco
nomics. He became an Intimate adviser of
the government He bore no title and never
sought to be ln the limelight Verbeck In
spired the Japanese with a keen desire to
know by personal contaot at first hand
what was going on ln the great world from
which they had so long secluded them
selves. He prompted the Japanese em
bassy to America and to Europe. That waa
ln 1872. This . was the real beginning of
the wonderful development of Japan. One
special Jesuit of VerbecK's influence was
the brushing away of all edicts against the
propagation of Christianity.
He was the encourager, the promoter of
the revolution in knowledge, the eagerness
that seised the nation to acquaint Itself
witn political, military ana naval science
with surgery, and medicine as they were
known ln Europe and America. Ha trans
lated many books which gave to the Jap
anese light on these matters of the civil
ised world. Tet the name of Verbeck, even
in Japan, is known to comparatively few.
Though a Hollander by birth, he was an
American by education and this country '
may well claim the credit for showing
Japan the road to the great place it occu
plea today among tha nations of the earth,
first through Commodore Perry, who
opened Its sealed gates to 'commerce, and
next through Verbeck, who opened the eyes
of Its understanding to the advantages of
Christianity and civilisation. Indianapolis
News. ' "T-
Transient Kindly tell me whether this
ticket will allow me a atop-over here?
Station Agent It depends. What do you
want to stop fort . .
Transclent To visit some distant rela
tives of mine, the Jlnkses.
Station Agent Then you'll have plenty
of time. The ticket is good for the next
tin In. .
Transient See herel Do you know bow
long I Intend to atop? '
Station Agent Not exactly; but I know
the Jlnkses! Puck. T
Quite a Revelation ,
The new front lace corset is making a decided hit giv
ing grace to the form, style to the figure and solid comfort
to the wearer. They are certainly a revelation in corsetery.
Madame Bell is in charge of the demonstration. She will
take pleasure in giving you a fitting you will get pleasure
in being fitted. La Cainelli is the name of the corset worth
Bag Day Saturday at 10 in the morning. Latest
shapes, real 6eal, long grain, patent leather, German silver
framed some fancy call 6Rin wortn up 10 six aonaxB
pick at $3.95 each.
And there's another lot beauties, too worth $3.00;
yours Saturday at $1.95.
The New Section for Children and Misses is attracting
the mothers. Saturday some new style coats for children
$G.50 and $7.50, made from Kersey and fancy weaves; man
3 to 12 year olders will find a great bargain colors navy, red and brown $5.00 Satur
day; a splendid coat for the money.
Some very dainty bonnets being 'shown, ribbon trimmed, $2.00, and some at $1.50 ex
ceedingly cute and pretty.
Boys' Knicker Dresses 2, 3 and 4 sizes pique and madras fabrics, $1.75 to $2.50.
Girls' Junior Dreslses 2-piece coat suits, in broadcloth, fancy mixtures browns, blues,
reds 13, 15 and 17 years; specially priced at $15.00 a suit.
Saturday, commencing at ten, at Glove counter little tots fitted with gloves 'just like
papa" or "just like mama." They are worth $1.00 and $1.25; priced at 79c, and guaranteed.
Look at the Special Millinery offering in
window, near door the best lot of head
gear for a $5 bill shown this season. The
showing in the Millinery section, 2d floor,
as the best display ever made by us.