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Tire BEE: OMAHA. SATURDAY. DECEMBER
4. 1903. . . -
. EVIDESCt SEVEN FEET HIGH
Robert 3. Taylor Talks Interestingly
of Standard 01 Case.
H FAHCTJ3 C0U2.T EEPCHTE2
Joan D. Rwkfrllr' welr" rr)il
til Who Kard Hfa Tntliar
aad Ha Fvwwed Hard
River Boosters j
Prominent Business Men of Kansas
City Coaijij to 5avifftion
Conjrew on Special
Kansas City. Mo., wlil be represented at
the MiasouiT River Navigation enngrtsa in
LjkPT MTIUNTE. by Jeltt BnrM.
K! pp.; FrxtiM'trk A. S10K.PS eom-
The story of a cnuniMa who takes noth
ing w-iouKly an ill she ! caught mn
nuifucur In mm and romance. In an
Francisco she crO'ile community with
Omaha by a large delegation of business her Hypnotio league, she upsets the so
men, according to inrormation reeeia at brlet-r of Bosrrsnd founilH a new religion.
and In New York she jostles the smart set.
Roher: . Taylor of ?t. Piul. Minn., one
of the most famous court reporters In t!ie
world, wan In Omaha a few hours Friday
on his way to Los Ang"le. Mr. Taylor
reported the dissolution suit against tne
Stanrtnrd Oil company, the Northern Se
curities case, the paper trust prosecution
and is now engagr-r on the Cnlon Pacific
and Southern Pacific merger suits.
"The record In the Standard Oil case Is
undoubtedly the largest In history." said
Air. Tartar "The record of typewritten
paes would stand seven feet hign from the
floor, and I marie on ;hn average ahout
ten cupiee of each sheet. Printed In book
form, and of course this greatly reduced
its bulk. It aompnsed tw-nty-one large
"It was a wonderful case. John D. Rock
efeller was on the stand a full week, and
his voice was remarkable to hear. You
mi!it have thought that It would be a
lluie squeaky, but not so. Ha spoka more
clearly and his voice had more carrying
power than that of any other witness in
"But he was not eauy to tako. While he
spoke dlKtlnctly he talked with painful
slowness and his senwnit-s would become
Involved and confuted. Mr Archibold, for
II, he spoke 21' words to the minute, was
easier to report stenngnpnically.
"There were great lawyers present. Had
llig the Standard Oil was, of course. John
d. Mllhurn. The government fight was
fought out almost single handed by Frank
!C,'llnr;g. Kellogg is a peculiar man. Ha
Insists on carrying the whole cans himself.
Ho cannot work well with other lawyers
Unless they let htm do the whole thing.
Ho has scored in the Sanborn jjartslnn a
wonderful victory. Even If the decision
should not effect the Standard Oil company
muc h, tt Is a great victory for Kellogg as
Mr, Taylor while In Omaha visited the
aoiirthouse and chatted with members of
bis profession there.
the Comrnereiai club. A special train will
bring the river boosters to Omaha for the
opening day, December 14. Kansas City
business men and shippers are now en
gaged in the effort to raise a million-dollar
fund for the financing of a boat Una and
they expect to be aggressive factors in the
affairs of the navigation congress.
Governor Stubbs of Kansas, In a letter
to W. R. Chlhls at Kansas City, has an
nounced the appointment of ten delegates
from the principal cities of his stata to at
tend the congress. The ten men appointed
are all concerned in the commercial affairs
of their communities. They are: Scott
Hopkins. Topeka; Tipton Cox. Wichita; H.
D. Lee, Hailna; Mvron Waterman. . Kansas
City; Eugene L. Meyer. Hutchinson; O. M.
Abernathy, Leavenworth; 3. C Ryan,
Hiawatha; Andy White. Atchison: John E.
Frazier, Newton: Oscar Fagerburg, Norton.
and foists a coai
lllustrated by the
Mrs. Shinrock is
Going to Preach
Omaha Woman Will Be Ordained and
Enter Actively Upon the Chris
NEW GROUPS OF WOMEN IN
slaws mad Raar Carpet Confections
Saaaialtle-a at low" A
Willi their money safely garnered and
salted down, tha women and girls of the
St. Mary's Avenue and Westminster
churches have left the field of battle tho
corridor of The Bea building to tha women
and girls of tha Lows Avenue Preabyterlau
and the First Congregatlbnal churches.
Thews latter have charge of tha combined
ahurch bazar for Friday and Saturday.
Sunday, of course, there will be a lull, and
Monday and Tuesday coma the First Meth
odists and tha Clifton Iiillltes.
..Tha second lap contestants are showing
just tha bast Una of handsome hums-made
rugs that was ever threaded together. Tha
weaver of far off Bagdad and of Araby
the Blest are simply not In It with- these
There are many ether pretty things to
ba bought cheaply here, too. and tha
baaar la doing quite wall, thank you.
Tha luncheon business Is booming.
ARRESTED FOR BEING KIND
Lewis Watofakr Ltmnvatt tip After
Offartna; ta Few All tn
Louis Watofsky was locked up Thursday
nlEht because he believed in being a
philanthropist. Watofsky went Into a
fetich room on North Sixteenth street and
Insisted on buying food for every one who
happened in. His actions were such as to
arouse suspicion and the police were noti
fied. Emergency Officer Dan Lahey responded
and took Watofsky to tha station. In
police court Watofsky showed remorse and
was discharged. It was evidently a case
of too much liquor.
Mrs. Frd T. ."hlnrock. 330 North Twenty
fifth street, will bo ordained Into the
Christian ministry. Sunday, by Rav.
Chnrles W. Savtilge, pastor of People's
church, so that she may enter actively
upon tha preaching of the gospel. Sha will
take up her work In Colorado, where she
has already done soma labor of the kind.
"I believe I have as good right to ordain
a person to preach as has any other man,"
says Rev. Mr. Savtdge. "There are but two
officers in tha church tha elder and deacon
and the elder is a bishop, so John Weslay
said and ha ordained these Methodist
Mrs. Shimrock has been a member of
Calvary Baptist church and was once active
in various forma of social reform work,
being a woman's club worker. ,
Citizen in Town
Samuel Draper Dunlap, Weight 295,
Cornea from Phoenix on
Samuel Draper Dunlop Is registered at
the Paxton hotel from Phoenix. Ariz. He
Is the biggest man at tha Paxton at
present and claims tc be one of tha big
gest men In the Arizona territory. Any
way, ha la the biggest for his age, as he
has Just passed his twenty-second birth
day and tips the scales at 296 pounds,
Mr. Dunlop la a witness in district court
in tha damage suit Instituted by the Wis
consin Cattle company against tha Union
Paoifia and Uu Oregon Short Line rail
roads for loss of sheep through shipment.
Mr. Dunlop Is engaged In tha sheep raising
business and la one of the Important wit
nesses against the railroads.
MASKED WOMAN THROWS ACID
Victim la Badly Dtafisruwed by As
salt Wslck Follows Tknst
BELLEFONTAEM2, O.. Deo. S. Mrs.
George Mann answered a ring at her door
last night and met a woman, masked, who
threw vitriol Into her face, exclaiming:
"I'll burn your ayes out."
The woman then fled.
Mrs. Mann's eyes were saved by physi
cians, but she will be disfigured by deep
burns. Her husband told tha police that
ha had received letters threatening that
one day he should go home and find his
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TH ESTATES MAN SNOWBOtO. by
Rnhert Fltageraid. aT pp.; Jl-S, The Neaie
A group of statesmen, five senators, sev
eral congressmen, a private secretary or
two and soma newspaper men, having ac
companied the body of a dead senator to
its final resting place In Kentucky, ara
now returning to Washington. The train
la snowbound for many hours, hence the
necessity of "killing time." Each one in
the party tells a story and from the au
thor's vivacious account the burdens of
slate In no way incapacitates a man for
TOLERATION, by A. Nygaard. 354 pp.;
XLM; Richard j. Badger
This Is a historical novel, tha scenes be
ing laid In New Turk stata during the
aarly "part of the nineteenth century. A
description of tha working of the "under
ground railway" Is an Interesting feature.
A WAVE OF- LIFE, by Clyde Fitch. 32
pp.; (Lou; Mitchell Kennerley.
This, the only novel by Clyde Fitch, was
written in 1880. before his great success
a a playwright. It la largely autobio
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and is full of brilliant lines. It first ap
peared in Llppincott's Magazine.
AN EASTERN LION IN THE WEST or
Tho Marvelous Find of an Ideal, by M. Y.
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A somewhat enlgmatlo story of far west
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ETOENira. THE STAR CHILD, bv M.
T. T. H. Myth. 113 pp.; 75 oents; Broadway
A series of sketches.
SKIMMING! THE SKIES, by Russell
Whitcomb. 150 pp.; LdO; Richard C.
This la the second volume tn the "Com
rade Courageous" series and will make a
wide appeal to every wide-awake young
ster Interested In airships. The Btory la
thoroughly up-to-date and full of such ad
venture as could really be manuged by two
bright young Americans, clean-cut and in
spiring. MOTHER GOOSE AND WHAT HAP
PENED NEXT, by Anna Marlon Smith.
1M pp.; SLJ&; E. P. Duttun Co.
A new version of Mother Goose tales
printed from heavy-face type that will
please and attract Uie childish eye. Illus
trated by Reginald Birch.
THE SHEPHERD WHO DID NOT GO
TO BETHLEHEM, by a. Alice Ranlett- lib
pp.: tl.OU; Richard U. Badger.
Tales of spiritual symbolism that will In
terest children from 8 to 10 years old.
VITAL ECONOMY, by John H. Clarke,
M. D. 119 pp.; W cents; A. Wessela.
This book tells in a practical way how
people who have little energy to spare oan
use that energy to the best advantage. It
takes uq tha subject of bath, fresh air,
exercise, coffee, tea-drinking and worry,
and In ail has many useful suggestions,
LOCKS TO PICK; KEY AT REAR, bv
Anna J an a Harawell. LIX; Richard U.
The book contains 102 charades and a
most Ingenious key.
TUB STORY OF DUTCH PAINTING, by
Charles H.. Caff in. JUu pp.; O..J0; The Cen
A story of Dutch art from the beginning
of the seventeenth century, and Its rela
tion to the material and mental environ
ment of the nation. It pictures the repre
sentative painters of the time, their lives
their attitude toward life and their art.
their failures and successes. It Is a helpful
and inspiring guide to Holland's share in
the world's progress. The book la hand
somely bound with halftone reproductions
of notable Dutch pictures.
THE TRiCND OF SCIENTIFIC
THOUGHT AWAY FROM RELUliOCd
Bi.Llii'H, by Horatio Oliver Laud. 76o;
Ricliuxd & Badger.
This is a thought-provoking little book
discussing the question of acceptance or
rejection of religious beliefs in the light of
mudurn scientific discoveries.
HOUSEKEEPING FOR TWO, by Alice
L. James. iU pp.; ti. B. Putnam s
A volume Intontted for beginners In house
keeping. It gives detailed information which
n:any young housekeepers iack, and the
many phases of household life are treated.
The author endeavors to show the Inez
periemsed housekeeper a practical way of
taking care of her huuse.
EDUCATION THROUGH MUSIC, by
Charles Hubert Farnswortn. JUS pp.; $l.u;
American Book uuiupany.
A text for instruction in the art of music
teaching, setting forth clearly methods of
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the nation's welfare, their relations to
the railways, their creation, restoration
and maintenance. The bearing of forestry
upon the subject in question la considered,
and there la suggested a plan for a con
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Illustrated with maps and pictures from
THE SILVER LINING AND OTHER
POEM3, by Nolaon Glaater Morton, t pp.;
CLU; Richard O. Badger.
A series of poems divided Into the fol
lowing parts: "The Abiding Hope," Hearts
ease," "A Bit of Nonsense, " Random
Lines" and "At Nature's shrine."
VERGES, by Wilson Jofferson. H.du;
Richard G. Badger.
The author of this little volume of verse
is a negro. His work has been printed in
such periodicals as tha Christian Register,
the Independent and the Boston Transcript.
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ALL OF THE ABOVE BOOKS ON SALE AT
Omaiia'a Bigat and Boniest Christmas Book Store.
rRJ.NZERtth A Lodge
Lawyer K.1U ky Uppaanat.
i DECATUR. Ala.. Dec. 1 News reached
here tuday uf Uie killing of Judge M. E.
! Matthew a lata yewtwroy artM-noon at
i Somerville. Aiav, by a man he was suing
before a magistrate. The man struck him
in me head with a i u t w.j.i.i. kiiilnn
: him instantly. Some yet ra ago Matuiewa
was a prununeut Uiwyer aud Juuge in
' K a n as s
$250 Story A Camp, cottaga C C
upright V QJ
$600 Steinway, grand "T C
$300 Kimball, ebony Q C
$350 Sterling, walnut ft C
case . , . J
$150 Columbus, nearly Ifl
$300 Singer, mahogany 1 1 P
$350 Ivers ft Pond 130
$250 Stetson, Flemish 138
$285 Milton, mahogany 1M C
caae IT J
$225 Norwood, oak C
caa ID D
$350 New Sample Piano 1Q
$375 Cramer, walnut fl O r
$375 Mueller, concert Q C
grand IZr D
$330 Steger 225
$325 Merrifleld ?
for . . . aWv
$700 Chickering ft Son 1 C C
$450 Chase, walnut "7 f. Q
$450 Emerson, San Domingo
$900 Hardman. art 10
$(150 Steinway, mahogany J50
$700 Anelu Player Plana f Ci
$7j0 Steger Player 400
$750 Electric Player, big M0
bargain 0 J
$1,500 Steinway, concert 4 Ct
Organs Maaon ft Hamlin, Kimball.
Estev, Packard and a score of others, !$tO,
fU3, 9-, n up-
When the PoBtofrice Department get Its foot down and said.
Gentlemen you cannot award the prizes on your Golden Anniversary
Contest, we could do nothing except to obey. It made no difference
that here waa an old and established business Institution, fifty yean
old. It made no difference that we had spent thousands of dollars
In preparing for our contest in advertising. In making arrangements
r months ahead. It made no difference that we had mortgaged the
' future and ordered carload after carload of pianos, fully believing
we were justified by the great prospects ih store far this, the third
contest. None of these things were considered when we werej
ordered to refrain from continuing the contest. We could da noth
ing. Our money had been expended and to no purpose.
Our salesrooms In Omaha, every available foot oa every Coor,
are packed. .What would you have done in our ease? Woulda't you
have been glad to accept the loss already Incurred if you could find
a way to move this mammoth stock of high grade Instruments?
Surely you would, and that is Just our reason for this great
Which commenced Wednesday and which will continue until Decem
ber 25 th or until every piano is sold.
Yesterday was a great December 1st for us. We expected quick
responses to our Tuesday evening announcements. But, to. tell the
truth, it kept every man on our sales force busy from opening until
closing time, assisting music lovers in selecting the Bargain Values
la High Grade, Fully Guarantee! Pianos we offer. Can you wonder
that buyers would be so eager when terms like these, never made
by any other piano firm, bring within the possession of the moat
humble wage earner that long desired piano? Think what we have
done to clear our floori, to relieve the congested condition of our
salesrooms, when these are the terms we make:
do Fs.oi.2y Down; 30 Days' Froa
Trial; Frea Sfc:!; Frea Scarf;
Frca Dalivary; Than $1 a IVaak
No Instruments are reserved. Every laat piano in our stock:
must go. Prices cut to the very quick will accomplish wonders.
You will save from $100.00 to $150.00 on the piano purchased. Here
you will secure juuiity of tha Highest. And a piano that in every
respect Tone. Fluitih, Construrtlun will prove of lifelong service-.
You cannot afford to pass by this opportunity. Waiting will only
mean that the purchaser ahead of you baa secured the piano yon
most wanted to buy. Come tomorrow sure. Make your selection.
If deeired, we will bold the piano, deliver it a day or two before)
Christmas. The important thing right now is to eall and Inspect
this- overlfuuleil stork offered at sucb rock-bottom prices and aaah
hitherto unliart-of terms. You will appreciate the fact that we
haven't tolil you naif after jou have Men with your own eyee the
nature ef our offerings.
gg:.ie towOrrov;, sure
R!l Oal This Cc-jpca zzi F.;;:l Tci:y
131 1-1313 Farias St.
Phones, Cous. 1 525, led. II 525
Sohmoller & Mueller Piano Co.,
Gentlemen: I am Interested lu your Golden Anniver
sary Piano Sale, and if I can save money, secure a high
grade instrument at the terms which yau name, I shall be
pleased to have al! information that will enable me to decide
whether to authorize you to make a selection far me. Please
send catalogues, your complete list of bargains and all other
,t8.2a.T2. The holiday stamps sain, wlilali
STAMPS ARE STI1L POPULAR
SalM it Uaaka roatafflaa Iaeswevse
910,000 few SsTSmStr Otw Sana
Xsath Laat Tear.
The reaeipta fmra tha aaiea of at ara pa
st the Omaiia. poatorfloe for the month of
Nuvember. ISfcsV were yrg.CaVtO, as against
tttf.Stf us tar the mumh of November, tubt,
showing as increase of O,7SJ,rt0, or tibout
U par cant
I The total receipts fur ihe amies of slam pa
fur the alevn montne of Li were Hu
ll. 40, while they were but I72&.7IVI.U fur
Uie first eleven months of 11. shuwlng an
increase for the current er of SSt.SlS.Ha.
The numuer of pieces uf ma.i registered
during the munth of November, 180J, waa
5.5H. For the preceding three years tha
places ef mail registered during the moaihs
of November were: November, L., 4, Us;
1KV. S.344: IMS. &.1H0.
It uegiua to luu as If tha sales of stamps
by January. 1. UHe, will come close to the
C.ie.0M mark. The reewtpts for th sal. f
of sia-mpe fur kecaiuoc-r 2. 1M, war
t8.a28.72. The holiday stamps sain, wliloli
is Just now beginning. Is already muvier.aliy
lncreaPd over tr.at of last year and the
Increase seems likaly tu cuutloua.
lawa-Uakata Carat Crap.
MITCHELL, S. D.. Dee. I (Special.)
Corn statiatlcs have been secured from the
best countlaa in South Danuia mod the beat
counties In Iowa fur comparison, ua output,
these having been gathered by George W
allow, farmer lieutenant governor of this
state. Mr. Snow finds that Bon Homme
county produced tha greatest aguregata In
ousueis or any count in this state. Ia
Iowa Hr. Snow's statistics show that Ply
mouth enunty excels all others. According
to the figures, Mr. dnuw asserts that Boa
Homme county has exceedrd In sum pro
duction the beat county of Iowa. This puts
stout n Dakota up soma In tha corn class
and will give it a better standing as a corn
Slaaaed with a ataaoe
wounded with a gun, or pierced by a rusty
aa:l, Buuklen'a Arnica Salve kt-als the
Beutun Drug Co.
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