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TIIE OMAHA SUNDAY REK: OCTOBER 24. 1909.
NOT TIIE REAL SCHLATTER
Dead Man at Hastings Eaid to Be the
ORIGINAL DIED SOME TEARS AGO
Faker Reeeatly la Omaha and He !
Relieved In Be lae Mia Whose
Body Call for Identlfl
eatloa. Beversl men are now In Omaha who
visited Denver In 1SI6 or ISM at the time
"Schlatter" was creating: auch a sensation
there through hla dlvlno healing processes
at the Alderman Fox residence, and they
doubt extremely If the man now dead at
Heatings and who waa recently in Omaha
ia the original Schlatter.
It will be remembered that Schlatter dls
appeared from Denver Just aa suddenly aa
he appeared there. He waa reported to
have been aeen afterward In many parts
of the country, and several men, proteasing
to be the original Schlatter, undertook to
perform the cures attributed tn him a few
weeks after his disappearance, but with
On thing la certain: that there haa been
for yeara another man, regarded aa a
sheer charlatan, representing himself a
Schlatter. Thla man waa very recently In
Omaha and In The Bee office, but finding
poor harvest here he drifted on, and
there la a popular belief that thla la the
man who died at Hastings.
Jok Worked oa Easy Oaea.
Ed Wilson, formerly chief of police at
Beatrice, (who had aeen the original Schlat
ter In Denver), and who la now employed
with the detective service of the Burling
ton, tella a droll story regarding an al
leged Schlatter appearing at Beatrice
shortly after the disappearance of tha
original Schlatter from Denver.
"Some Joker had registered the name of
"Schlatter" on the Paddock hotel register
and the story very soon spread that Schlat
ter was in town and would do the healing
atunt at the Paddock hotel. There waa a
German living in Beatrice at tha time by
the name of Qua Schmidt, who everybody
knew and, who waa somewhat of a practi
cal Joker. He bore a falc resemblance to
Schlatter, wearing fairly long hair and a
blonde beard, and It occurred to soma of
the other practical Jokera of Beatrice to
have Qua pose aa Schlatter, and . bless a
few handkerchiefs and do aome divine heal
ing. Gua took up with the Idea, and we
hired a room for him on the Court atreet
front on the third floor of the Paddock
hotel. A placard waa written and placed
In the lobby of the hotel stating that Schlat
ter would be ready for business at 10
o'clock that morning, and at 4 o'clock In
the afternoon he would do aome long dis
tance healing from hla window and blesa
the poor and othera who were unable to
meet him personally. The whole thing waa
to be dorus without cost to those to be
blest and healed. Did It take? Well I
guess yea. '
Go to Get Doable Dose.
"The funniest part of the proceedings waa
that Beatrice had aent thirty or forty
cltlaena to Denver to be cured by the real
Schlatter, and they knew- him fairly- well.
Many of them remaining there two or three
-daya to get a double dose or cure.. Well,
practically all of these people who had
been to Denver to see the original Schlat
ter, were willing to ewear that Gua Schmidt
was the real thing and were among the
first to visit him at the Paddock hotel
"The door to Gua' room waa permitted to
be only partly open and he being dressed
In similitude to the real Schlatter could
only be aeen indistinctly through tha half
opened door. Well, handkerchiefs went In
there by bales to be blessed, and the own
era had the completest faith In the efficacy
of the cure they would give.
"The hotel waa Jammed with the crazy
mob waiting for a blessing, and the thing
began to look serious. We managed to
get the crowd away on the representation
that Schlatter wanted 8 little rest before
beginning the public blessing from the win
dow. Well, when 4 o'clock came Court
atreet In front of the Paddock hotel was
literally Jammed with people waiting for
Bale of Handkerchiefs.
"We had In the meanwhile bought an
other bale of cheap handkerchiefs, and got
Gua to stand between the partly opened
where: to eat.
Having taken over the
' "Walker's. Dining Hall at
1415 Farnam street, I will
make it one of the best fish
and oyster parlors in this
section of the country. I
bring direct from the Pa
cific coast large sea crabs
and from the Atlantic
fresh lobsters. I receive
daily fresh lake fish.
I will continuemy chili
L. C. Wroth
Orient Chili Parlor
IB1T nxmOTTX, rroprtttor
Chop Souey, Chinese Noodles,
Mexican and Italian Dishes.
After Theater Dishes a Specialty
SHELL FISH IN SEASON
210 SOUTH 14TH HTUEKT
Fhon.s U Bong. 1640: lad. A-8614.
mmr class bam im costwxctiow
Sunday, Table d'Xote Bluer,
Caviar Canape Garni
:elery Hearts Dill Pickles
Chicken Consomme Clear
Mock Turtle a rAnglaise
Fillets of Halibut, Vln Blanc
Pom me Parlslenne
Roast Prime Rib of beef au Jus
Lota of Pork, Browned Sweet Potatoes
Minced Chicken en Supreme
Strlngleae Beans Mashed Potatoes
Maple Ice Cream ' Cake
Tea Coffee Milk
Oot. 84, lKts.
9. . XMX1M, laaaafM. '
curtains at the window and toss out the
blest handkerchiefs Into the crowd. There
was a mighty scramble for them. Never
for a moment did the crowd doubt but that
Oua was the real thing.
"Qua finally got scared and bucked, say
ing that he was tired of the foolishness
and withdrew from the window, resumed
hla usuirl dresa and went down In the
crowd to ase the fun. Many of the crowd
remained there for two hours waiting for
another ejUmpee of the healer, and his
sudden disappearance waa taken aa an as
surance that he waa the real stuff.
' I cite thla story Just to show that people
are liable to be mistaken In their Identity
of persona. I do not think the man now
dead at Hastings Is the real Schlatter, for
there Is no question that he died within a
year or so after his disappearance from
. A Total Be 1 1
of the functiona of stomach, liver, kldneya
and bowels ia quickly disposed of with
Electrio Blttera. 60c. Sold by Beaton Drug
Quick Action for Tour Money Tou get
that by using The Bee advertising columns.
Nebraska Productive Wealth;
It's Poverty in Advertising
The facta presented in the letters printed
below are of deep Interest to the people of
Nebraska. They deserve serious consider
ation and remedial action at the earliest
poasible day. In a pyramid of statistics
are shown the quantity and value of the
product! of the state. Beside it Is a showing
of the penurious policy of the state In tell
ing the world of Its productive wealth. In
other words, nature and Industry produce
"the goods," but the state fatla to advertise
In a note accompanying the letter of In
quiry and the reply. General C. F. Mander
aon explains that he wrote to the deputy
commissioner of labor for additional light
on the statistics of the products of Ne
braska contained In the annual report of
he bureau. "You wilt aee," he writes,
"that my estimate of 1100.000,000 aa the
value of the products of this state for the
year 1908 was much short of the facts.
With the great development of the state
during the last twelve months I firmly
believe . that the value of the products of
the state, which by the estimate of Mr.
Maupln, were $610,000,000 in 1908,' have prob
ably increased ao that the year 1909 will
show our products to approximate $750,000,
000. These figures are enormoua and almost
challenge belief, but those of ua who are
tamillar with the state will realize that It
ia not an over estimate."
Drawlag Oat the Facta.
General Manderson's letter, dated Oc
tober 13, to the deputy commissioner of
"I received the report of the bureau of
labor and ' Industrial statistics and have
looked It over wlth Interest. There is
much Informatlor) in It that Is of value,
but I wish It went Into greater detail and
gave the value of the different products
of the state about which It treats.
"A short time ago I was in Cleveland,
nnd coming down from my . room to the
office in the Hollenden hotel, I saw an
other Nebraskan who waa with me In
Cleveland alttlng by the aide of an old
gentleman who recognised me, and I aaw
that he waa looking at my companion In
an Incredulous way and aa he might look
at a champion liar. My Nebraska friend
said: 'Suppose you ask General Mander.
son to give you hla estimate of the value
of the products of Nebraska.' I aald: 'I
have aeen It stated lately that the products
of Nebraska resulting from agriculture and
labor are valued at $400,000,000 annually,
and I do not believe, from what I know
of the state, that this is an over estimate.
The state had 1,070,000 people by the census
of 1890 and I think the census of 1910
may ahow It to have 1,250,000, so you aee
the product stated meana that there la a
production of the value of $300 or $400 for
every man, woman and child In the state.'
"The Ohio man seemed utterly astounded
for, like many other people in the east, he
haa always looked upon Nebraska as a
"I think it would be of great value to
the atate If you would take all products,
whether of labor In manufacture, or the
result of labor tn cultivation, and give an
estimate of the value so that It might be
given to the world. Figures of buahela and
acrea and of the number of live atock of
all aorta do not carry Information that la
of 'great value to the average mind, but
when you put It In dollars It appeals to
"For my gratification, and, indeed for my
use, where I think It will do the state much
good. I wish you would make an estimate
for me of the value of Nebraska products
in all lines. With the information that you
have you could approximate very nearly
to the actual value.
"I shall be glad to hear from you at any
early convenience and will, of course, see
that you and your office get the credit that
Is fairly due for the material furnished."
Aa Overloaded B area a.
Replying to the above, the deputy com
"Knowing your intense loyalty to Ne
braska, and your opportunities for making
known the wonderful resources of this
state, I deem It a privilege to give you any
information within my power. And know
ing, too, your Influence, I selxe this op
portunity to call to your attention to a
few things about this department, hoping
to enlist your support to the end that the
bureau of labor and census statistics will
be so equipped that It may, in future, do
something really worth while in the mat
ter of making Nebraska's resources and
opportunities known of all men. Before
going Into the details you request, let
me give you some Idea of the handicaps
under which this department labors:
"It Is really the only public service bureau
In the state, and Is the only advertising
bureau the state has. The entire force con
sists of myself and one stenographer who
also sets as statistician, librarian and aa
aiatant. There are twenty-one dlattnct du
ties developing upon the department,' in
cluding fire escape Inspection, hotel In
spection, enforcement of child labor law,
female employment law, free employment
agency law. Inspection of public buildings,
co-operation In the enforcement of the Ju
venile court ant truancy laws and the law
relating to the investigation of Industrial
disputes. In addition It must collect, col
late and publish acre, crop and live stock
statistics, labor statistics, manufacturing
statistics and city, chattel and real estate
mortgage statistic, We are required to Issue
periodically bulletins of crop and manufac
turing statistics, mortgage statistics, etc.,
and reports of hotel, fire escape, factory and
public building Inspection. Apart from sal
aries 1. M0 a year for myaelf and $810 for
my aaslatant we have the magnificent aum
of $2.(00 a year for every expenae, consist
ing of printing, postage, express, freight,
telephone, telegraph and traveling expenses.
It costs ua an average of $300 for each
bulletin we Issue, postage Included, and
we Uaue from atx to ten every year.
Wnrfal Lack at Meaaa.
"Thla may serve to give you aome Idea of
the fearful handicapa we are laboring under
In our efforta to properly advertise Ne
braska's wonderful resources to' the world.
GRAND ISLAND ROAD .
LEAVES PRESIDENCY OPEN
Graham I-ney f at. Joaah Ie-Fleced
Vice President at Stockhold
ST. JOSEPH, Mo.. Oct. 23. At the annual
meeting of the stockholders of the St.
Joseph A Grand Island Hallway company
today, Graham O. Lncy, a banker and
repreaentatlve of the Harrtman Interests
in St. Joseph, was re-elected vice presi
dent. The office of president, which has
been vacant since June, 190. waa not filled.
B A. Brown, general attorney for the
road, waa elected director to succeed the
late E. H. Harrlman. The stockholders'
meeting was at Elwood, Kan., across the
Missouri river from St. Joseph. C. C.
Tegethoff of New York waa elected sec
retary and treasurer. The executive com
mittee comprises A. L. Mohler, Omaha:
O. F. Lacy, St. Joseph; C. C. Tegethoff,
W. 8. Johnson and F. G. Relghley, New
Quick Action for Your Money You get
that by using The Bee advertising columns.
We cannot employ help to assist us In
getting these statistics, and there Is a limit
to the physical and mental resources of
both myself and my assistant. The work
we are trying to do with two people and
$2,500 a year Is being attended to tn Kansas
by something like twenty-six people who
have between $50,000 and $00,000 a year at
their command. Yet there are those who
fall to understand why Kansas Is adver
tised the world over while Nebraska too
often meets with Incredulous ones like the
Cleveland gentleman you mention men
who refuse to believe us when we tell them
the truth about Nebraska.
"This bureau should have at least six or
seven people working all the time. It
should have at least $12,000 a year for ex
penses apart from salaries, and $18,000 could
be spent to splendid advantage. I have
gone to aome length In thlB explanation in
the hope that you will lend us the weight
of your Influence at the proper time to se
cure from the legislature a proper recog
nition of this very Important department of
the state. Its duties are too numerous. Its
equipment to Inadequate. Its possibilities
for good to Nebraska are unbounded.
"And now to a hasty, though truthful.
exposition of Nebraska's productivity, ag
ricultural and mechanical:
"Because the crop figures for 1909 are not
yet compute I am taking the figures of
1MM.. The totals for 1909 will be of even
greater advantage because of the Increased
yield and advanced prices. True, the corn
crop this year Is short compared with 1908,
but the difference in price this year will
considerably more than offset the decreased
Crop. Acres. Bushels. Value.
Corn 6.339.019 17S,59n,79 $ S9 299 878
Winter wheat.. 2,342,508 41.001,938 34,851,610
Spring wheat... 203.102 2.JU0.2S2 2 414 2?2
Oats 2.358.839 56 1'13.5:S 22.465.306
Ry 86.H14 1,206,448 759.859
Barley B5.758 2.131.7H3 959.2W)
Alfalfa 547.557 1,8,703 14.773.624
Tame hay l,lS4,S3f 2,001,538 16,909,995
Wild hay 3,043.818 4,0fit,407 24.3as,442
Potatoes 100.277 8,531.622 6,972,128
Sugar beets 7,600 fll,304 305,320
Spelts 1.353,110 676.555
Millet 219,099 1,0!5,496
Sorghum 209,955 630.800
Total value agricultural crops.. .$216,611,813
Returned by Assessor.
Kind. No. Value.
Horses 844,0X0 $ 59,418.910
Mules 70.4S3 6.297.306
Cattle 2,649,617 5l.2st2.705
Hogs 2 351947 13 Mr, IK
Sheep 310,754 louo655
Total value live stock $131,884,820
DAIRY AND POULTRY.
Dressed poultry 10,3.",2.7Si $ 1.7S9.797
Live poultry 47,33.2fi2 3.786,900
Eggs 97.881.0ri0 19,676.212
Butter 139.931,994 27,931,399
Total value dairy and poultry. .$63,084,308
"The total value of the products of Ne
braska manufacturing establishments re
porting to the bureau In 1908 was $160,232,792,
Owing to the bureau's poor equipment It
Is safe to say that this represents some
thing like 76 per cent of the total manu
factures, the real total approximating
"We thus have the following totals:
Agricultural Products $212ne8l3
Live stock 131.884!82)
Dairy and poultry 63.Os4.308
Manufactured products 200,000 000
Plata Troths Worth Telling;.
"The total of wages paid In the various
Industries In Nebraska is over $30,000,000,
not including farm and domestic labor.
"The egg crop of Nebraska la worth more
than the mineral output of Colorado.
"The poultry, butter and egg crop of Ne
braska la worth more than the gold and
silver output of the entire United States.
"Nebraska's corn crop each year Is worth
more than the total tobacco crop of the
"Our small grain crop each year Is worth
more than the copper output of the United
States by over $30,000,000.
"Our agricultural and dairy output is
worth as much as Pennsylvania's coal out
put, anthracite and bituminous.
"An average corn crop In Nebraska would
fill enough standard freight cars to make
a train reaching from Denver to Chicago,
1,040 mllea, with 172 ml lea of corn-filled cars
to ornament the side tracks.
"The 1906 wheat crop of Nebraska would
fill enough Burlington cars to make a
solid freight train , reaching from McCook
to Omaha, with a few cars left over to
ornament aide tracka.
"If the total grain and hay production of
Nebraska should be loaded Into standard
freight cara, the cars would make a train
long enough to reach from Omaha to San
Franclaco, with a few hundred mllea of
cara left over for rood meamire Whn ih.
engineer In the cab at Omaha recognized
me signal irom me conductor In San Fran
claco, It would be one day, twenty houra
and thirty minutes before the conductor
heard the answering whistle.
No Need to Stretch the Trath.
"It la not to be wondered at that the
people of other states refuse to believe us
when we tell them of the great resources
of Nebraska. No need to stretch the truth
In order to make a good Impression. On
the contrary, the truth Is so great that
we will always have difficulty In making
people believe It, and the only way to
prove our contentions Is to bring people
to Nebraska and let them aee for them
selves. "I have endeavored to give you a brief
resume of Nebraska's productivity. At
some future time. If you so desire, I would
be glad to write you concerning the future
possibilities of Nebraska. But I believe
this communication will be enough to ex
haust your time and patience. I thank
you for the opportunity of telling these
things to one who can do so much to
make them known of all men, and I ear
nestly ask you for your support In secur
ing for this department a recognition In
accordance with Its power fur advancing
the welfare of our beloved state."
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AFFAIRS AT SOUTH OMAHA
John Sidel Bound Over for Stabbing
C. M. Tracy During Saloon Row.
JUDGE LECTURES WITNESSES
V. A. A anew Summoned to Sioux City
to Testify Before Immigration
Commission In Peonage
John Sidel was bound over to the dis
trict court yesterday afternoon under $500
bond. He was charged with stabbing with
Intent to wound C. M. Tracy. This wound
ing took place at Charles Carlson's saloon,
Monday, October U. Tracy received a se
vere cut In the arm from which he nar
rowly escaped death from bleeding. The
cutting waa done during a free-for-all-flghl
In which Peter Green, Frank Hatfield,
Auguct Christlanson and John Sidel each
received wounds. Sidel, is said to have been
the only man armed. Tracy testified that
he entered the back door of the saloon
while the fight was in progress and had
just got inside when Sidel attacked him.
The row Is satd to have been the result
of a quarrel between Christlanson and
Green. Green was severely cut also.
Judge Callanan was enraged at the wit
nesses In this case who made every effort
to evade direct testimony as to what they
saw. They claimed to have forgotten moat
of the things which occurred. The judge
gave a number of them a scoring for their
Admlta Stealing Pocketliook.
, W. A. Meyers and Frank Green were ar
rested yesterduy and are held under the
charge of taking a pocketbook belonging
to Ewald Scliultx. Green confessed to the
crime when questioned at the pollco station
and his story Implicated Meyers. The
pocketbook contained 9:t7, which Schults
had laid down on the counter of the Union
Pacific depot while he closed hla suit case
near by. While doing this the two young
men entered and took the pocketbook.
Schultx accused them of having the money,
but they dcnlid It. He watched them as
they left and put the police on their trail.
They were arrested Friday morning. After
the confession of Green, the officera took
him to Omaha under the Twentieth atreet
viaduct and there they found the pocket
Book where the boya had thrown It on the
night before. Green is said to have con
fessed after hla mother had told the police
that he had only 75 cents Thursday night,
and It was found that he had about $13
Friday morr.lng. The boys had spent part
of the money, but between them they had
over $30 still.
Del. (barged with Swindling;.
F. M. Rets was arrested yesterday by
Detective P. H. Shields In connection with
u swindle practiced on M. B. Maynes of
Red Oak, la. Maynes Is a horseman of
Iowa and well known at the South Omaha
market. He cashed a check for $3) to
accommodate Bets and also took up a
$10 check elven to the proprietor of the
Millard hotel In Omaha. Finally he be
came suspicious of the stranger and after
a complication with the management of
Miller's hotel In South Omaha Bets landed
In Jail. Maynes says he will prosecute
Bets for obtaining money under false pre
tenses. Bets signed his name as H. M.
Bets at South Omaha and as F. M. Bets
on the check.
laveatlicatlus Peonage Charge.
F. A. Agnew of South Omaha has been
summoned to appear before John It. Bur
nett, the Immigration commissioner, Oc
tober 25, luCJ. at Sioux City. The object
of the Investigation Is to discover If a
system of peonage exists among the Im
migrants of southern Europe. Regarding
his summons, Mr. Agnew said:
'I was told by the United States mar
shal that Mayor Dahlman and I are the
only ones who have been subpoenaed from
Omaha and South Omaha. The Investiga
tion is In connection with the Immigra
tion of Greeks Into this country. J do
not know much about It except from com
mon rumors. An agent of the Immigra
tion cummlstiion from Washington called on
me last summer and told me that he was
of the opinion from what he could learn
that the Greeks, both men and boys, were
here under a practical system of slavery.
I told him I did not know anything about
H except from street talk, but they have
Tajr a Jtfe
grown ranldlv hv selllnr
good goods, giving fair
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McCarthy's Quinine Hair Tonic makes the hair grow and prevents
McCarthy's curling Fluid keeper the hair in curl.
McCarthy's creams, powders, rouges and other toilet preparations are
effects and are very reasonably priced.
it . t? $
summoned me to appear anyhow. I am
going to Sioux City on Sunday night."
Rev. F. T. Ray has resigned the pastorale
of the First Christian church and goes to
Hebron, Neb. In that city Is one of the
largest congregations of the Christian
church. Mr. Ray looks on the new charge
with considerable favor. Since coming to
South Omaha he has built up his congre
gation from about sixty members to several
hundred. He has assisted In the erection
of a new church at Twenty-third and I
streets. Sunday he will preach his last
sermon before taking up the new pastorate.
Dr. R. L. Wheeler will preach from the
topic, "The Church of the Living God,"
Sunday morning. In the evening Deputy
Labor Commissioner W. M. Maupln of Lin
coln will address the Presbyterian Brother
hood on the "Attitude of the Church to
Sundayt morning at the First Methodist
church Rev. J. M. Bothwell will conduct a
special program celebrating the anniversary
of the creation of the church "cradle roll."
Special music has been provided. The
sacrament of Infant baptism will be ad
ministered. No evening service will be
held that the congregation may go to
Omaha to hear Governor Glenn.
Rev. J. H. White will preach Sunday
morning and evening at the United Pres
"Christ la Life's Crises," is the topic of
Rev. George Van Winkle's Sunday morning
sermon. An evangelistic service will be
held In the evening.
Services will be helc at St. Martin's
church at 8 and 11 a. m.; at St. Edward's at
7:50 p. m.; at St. Clement's at 11 a. m.
Magic City Gaaalp.
Mrs. Barbara Fosdlck, 124 North Twenty
aecund atreet, died yesterday. The funeral
will be held at 2;3t p. in., Sunday at St.
Mary's church. The burial la in St. Mary's
The report of the city treasurer shows
that $11,740 will be required November 1 to
meet the city obligations In New York
city. This amount pays matured bonds and
The entertainment of tne Shamrock club
last night at Barton's hall brought In about
$10 to be expended for foot bull uniforma.
The attendance was not large and the
events of the evening were not taken very
seriously by the participants.- Short box
ing bouts were put on by Bresnahan and
Meehan, Snlpea and Kelly. Klein and
Scheie and Fltsgerald and Courtney.
The ateady growth of the Live Stock Na
tional bank ia but the result of Ita sound
policy and the confidence on the part of
Its customers who recognise the true value
of exemplary service. Kach department of
this bsnk Is so orgsnlsed that the deposit
ors receive the prompt and careful atten
tion they deserve. Four per cent interest is
paid on savings.
PRISONER SEES DYING MOTHER
She Passes Awsr Cse.stel.ai of Fact
Her Boa Is Cades
John Fosdlck, arrested on a charge of
theft and confined In county 111, was
taken by Deputy Sheriff Mead to aee his
dying mother late Thuraday night.
A few houra afterwards sha passed away.
She died completely unconscious that b.r
son was In trouble.
down on a Bid 311 at fie
w'w'TrV 1 1-iannnome morns cnair. hp- t ; ti -MHi-i
PkSC or Boston"" S4.D3 f ' L I CTJ ?J V
xll Axmlnster Rug ... 33.60
x!2 Imperial Velvet ...916.60
xl2 Riverside Ruga ...98.80
PAT WHEAT MOST COST-
Prices far lower than any
regular credit house In Omaha.
17th and Howard Sts.
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ar&lJALa run ul he,liv
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Kranrieis Hair ana ueauiv rariors
To still further introduce our up-to-date tind greatly
enlarged hair department we offer the following speciM
inducements for one week only:
Beautiful Natural Wavy Switches, '26 inches long, 2V2 oz.
$9.00 value, at $6.00
Extra Long Natural Switches 3 oz, $15.00 values, $10.00
QnAiJol TVonBfnrtnnf my tn hp worn nrminrl f h( liol. madfi
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of fine 16-inch hair; $7.00 values, at $3.00
All around hair roll net covered,
Washable 24-lnch hair roll 75c
value, at 50
BRAN DEIS STORES
Have Double Room
Young Bride at Convention is Cause
of Some Little Delicate
The local entertainment committee of the
Women's Christian Temperance union Is
having Its own dlfflcultler to meet. There
have been many who changed their minds
at the eleventh hour and asked to be al
lowed to entertain pergonal friends instead
of strangers and other equally vexing
things have had to be met, but the com
nJttee met a unlcue difficulty Friday
A young woman whose credentials bore
the prefix "Miss" and who had been as
signed with several others to one of the
homes for entertainment, blushlngly ex
plained that she would like another place
a place for two In a room. The committee
looked over its list and passed her a
card for another place, where one delegate
had already been quartered. Looking it
over she handed that back too as unsatis
factory. The busy assignment clerk an
nounced that was the best she could do.
"Well, I must have a room for two," In
sisted the young woman, ana tien she ex
plained confidentially, "You see, I was
married a few days ago and my husbam
has come to the convention with me."
The assignment clerk "saw," but as en
tertalnment is being provided for dele
gates only, no provision had been madt
for husbands, and upon learning thla, the
bride left without even giving her name
or her delegation.
SOLICITOR IS UNDER ARREST
W. W. Lawrence of Correspondence
School Is Plcken la oa ( oa.
plalat of Manager.
W. W. Lawrence, connected with the
Omaha office of the International Corre
spondence schools, employed on probation
as a solicitor, has been arrested arid held
for Investigation on complaint of U. G.
Swartx. who Is in charge of the office
here. Mr. Swarts declined to say what
the real charge against Lawrence was,
but the police were Informed that the
young man's transactions were under In
vestigation with reference to a charge
that he had been using aaaumed namea.
. Swarts Intimated that Lawrence might
not be proaecuted.
Soata Dakota at Heaver.
DENVER, Coio., Oct. $3 Foot ball
elevens of the ' univeraltles of South Da
kota and Denver met at Broadway park
this afternoon. The teams apparently
were evenly matched aa to weight. The
South Dakota eleven had a brisk algnal
practice during the morning and ran
Inrougn their plays In spleudld shape..
CcmmerCB X'"g of Ranges
t a lowV
High grade in every way
price. Made In all sizes for the home
kitchen; also special Mxes for hotels,
lias all the good points fifty years
and experience In stove building ran
produce. Made from the best Chilled
Rolled Steel. Duplex grate, rich, ar
tistic nickel trimming, never warp
oven, high warming closet, perfect
bakers, nil TBIAXi.
u" Atr tlT?l?Wr
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ay switch, 18-lnch $4 value, T
24-lnch gray switch made of fine
hair 8 value $G
Give the desired
a rj I
Jury Reaches Verdict Last Night
After Beingf Out Over Twenty- -.' -.
Four Hours. ' jj
At 10 o'clock last night the Jury In -the
case of Tom Dennison against the DaUy
News for damages for alleged libel -returned
a verdict for $2,000 for the pli'iiitttf.
It had been at work trylr, to reach tn
agreement Blnce Thursday afternoon at
6:30 o'clock. ' . V"
The Jury was sent for by J edge Ken
nedy at 6 o'clock In the afternoon When
It had been out nearly twenty-four hour.
Judge Kennedy Inquired how the Jury
stood numerically and warned the foreman
not to say how It stood as regarded de
fendant or plaintiff. The foreman's in
tentions were good, but he slipped up: "-'
"We are eleven to ono on the Judgment," ,
he said. - i 1
This was generally Interpreted at tlie
time to mean as eleven to one on tho '
amount of award to Dennison. '
Judge Kennedy sent the Jury back. It did v
not reach unanimity by d p. in. und was
taken out to aupper. Thirteen ballots ware U
taken before the Jury had come In. On the
flrat ballot the vote was six to six, then
eight to four, next eleven to one. f :
In the afternoon one Juror developed .
lymptoms of falntness. A physician wa
.ailed and he preseribid. When the otliei L'
Jurors saw the prescription as filled, faint- .
ness became a raging epidemic, but 4her
was nothing more doing. .
The Juror who held out so long (a sail
to have been Henry Evans, a clerk In thtV
supply department ot the Union Paclfl
He lives at U-t) Nur'.h Twenty-seventlr!
The cane, It Is said, will be appealed, but '
there is little likelihood of a third triaL .. . .
CITY CLERK AND TREASURER
UNREGISTERED ON LAST DAY
Butler and Fnrar Delinquent, ' but
Daa Telia His Maa to Let '
Frank Go. ....
"Here, Butler, you come on and register,"
was the greeting that made the city clerk
Jump up In a hurry Saturday morning.
"And Treasurer Furay Is also marked un
registered," aald the solicitous person who
spoke to Butler. . ,
"Oh, Furay's a republican," said the
city clerk. "Lei the other fellows take
care of him. You get out the democrats.
In one" precinct tit the Second ward tlere
are VJt democrats who, at. not on the. lists,
and we need them,"
Try Chamberlain's Cough Remedy when ;
you havs a cold and you will be pluassd..
with the prompt relief afforded.
B.e waut-ad brie"
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