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I Council Bluffs
Several Bodies Hold Joint Installa
tion of Officers.
Mat of Officers Wkt ReeelT Posi
tion for Kniilag Yttr Ereiti
Am( the Fraternal
Orders. wMk win a busy one In Masonic
elides. ' The several Masonic bodies held
Installation of officers, and following the
Joint Installation of their officers Bluff City
and Excelsior lodges held a banquet at
which a number of prominent members of
the fraternity were present. Henry W.
Rothert, most worshipful past grand
master, acted as toaatmaster, and the fol
lowing was the program of toasts:
Rev. O. O. Smith, " Keys to the Mysteries-Colonel
Charles O. Saunders, "Masonry,
a Character Builder."
Past Maater W. 8. Balrd, "A Mason s
Hon. J. T. Brooks, "University of Ma
sonry." Past Master Charles M. Harl, "Spirit of
Past Master l. n. nicainger, in xjuhu-
Past Master J. O. Wadsworth,
Past Master George HV Jackson,
sonry on the Outside."
Past Master Urnrge W. Upe, "Tha Rec
ord of Bluff City. Ixidge."
At the conclusion of the program past
master Jewels were presented to Charles
R. Walters of Bluff City lodge and to
. Charles N. Conrad of Excelsior lodga,
Other Masonic bodies Installed officers as
Star Chapter, . Royal Arch Masons High
priest, W. J. MCTJonnen; King, r. n.
Bhunrt; scribe, F. J. Pierce; treasurer, C.
E. Price; secretary, George H. Jackson;
C. Host, S. C. Mitchell; P. 8., O. W. Mpe;
P. A. C, F. Hobor; third vail, C. W. Bow-
mnnnA ,aII a ft Mnnrhter; first
vali, J. J. Myrtuo; sentinel, C. A. Bailey;
directors Masonic Temple association, r.
I tiro llMirm H. Jackson.
Joppa Council, Royal and Select Masons
T. I. master. I'. J. nerce; xv. i. uiiuij
' master, C. E. Walters; P. C. W., P. H.
! Wind; .treasurer, K. Kretchmer; recoraer,
George H. Jackson; , captain guard, O. W.
Mpe; C. council, C. W. Bowers; steward,
W. E. McConnell; sentinel, C. A. Bailey.
Ivanhoe Commandery, Knights Templar
Exalted commander, W. E. McConnell;
general, C. K. Walters; captain general, E.
' Kretchmer; senior warden, Q. W. Up;
Junior warden, F. Hober; prelate, Rev. O.
! O. Smith; treasurer, H. W. Binder; re
! corder, George H. Jaokson; warder, R. M.
Williams; standard-bearer, E. E. Smith;
I sword-bearer, C. W. Purdum; sentinel, C.
A. Bailey: directors Masonic Temple as
nniniinn V .Tennlnara. I. H. Wind.
C 'ncil Bluffs aerie, Fraternal Order of
Eagles, Installed the following officer Frt
I day night:
' Worthv oast president. It l. Evans
worthy president, C. Komgmacher; worthy
vice president. F. E. Deuel; worthy chap
lain, il,a bspinwuii wuruij uuuuuwi. .
H. Barghausen; worthy Inside guard, Fred
Bauer; worthy outside guard, J. P. Beach;
worthy trustees, Jerry Walters. W. D. Han
sen, I4. zurmeumen.- - r
On Tuesday evening St Alban'a and Con
. cordta lodges, Knights of Pythias, held u
j . Joint Installation of officers, at which a
number of prominent Pythlans, Including
' W. K. Denney, grand chancellor for Ne
braska, were present.' Following the ln-
stallatlon a banquet was served and the
; balance of the evening was spent with a
Boclal session and a smoker.
Encampment No. 8, Union Veteran legion.
j and the Ladies' auxiliary No. 14 held a
I .Joint Installation of officers Friday after.
: - noon. , ina niucna ,uiBLaiim& , ,
1 Hams; lieutenant colonel,' Enoch Hess;
maliir A. H. Nicholas: Quarter maater. D. A.
l Heisler; chaplain. Rev. O. W. Bnydor;
. officer of the day, WUllam Rolpb; surgeon,
l James Kelley:' adjutant, I Sherwood; ser-
' geant major, 8. H. Gray; quartermaster
aergeant, C. M. King: sentinel, J. H. Brat
tan; color guard, H. Whlttellj drummer,
Wall McFadden; daughter of the encamp
ment. Miss E. Martin. t
trains' Auxiliary No. 14 President. Mrs.
U. P. Gay; senior vice president. Bertha
, Dalton: Junior vice presiaeni, miuii nan
sen; chaplain, Mrs. Crouemlller; secretary,
Ada Martin; treasurer, Kalhorine Hess;
conductor, Jessie Rain; guard, Mrs. Brock;
color bearer, Nanof eparks musician.
ldlsabeth Martin.
From this daU until further pottos the
regular meeting of ' ancamprnemt- No, g.
Union Veteran legion, will be held on the
first Friday afternoon of the month. Thta
change la made neoeaaary by tae feeble con
dition of many of the comrades, which
makes It impossible for them to attend the
meetings, at night during the severe
The members of the Ladles auxiliary No.
14 will hold their session as they have In
the past, the meetings to be held on, the
first Friday evening and the third Friday
afternoon of each month until further no
Independent Orsamisatfona Bono for
' , Lino Extensions,
At the annual meeting yesterday after
noon of the Independent Transportation
company of Council ' Bluffs, the old off 1-
era were re-elected as follows! President,
A. T. Flicklnger; vice president, J. R. Mo-
Phersant secretary, C. E. Tyson; treasurer,
J. K. Reed. These- with Henry Sperling
form, the, board of directors.,
, The company waa organised a little over
a year ago for the purpose of securing
street railway extensions' on McPheraon
and Bennet avnuej but up to date has
not made any definite move in the di
rection contemplated.
President Flicklnger said yesterday after
the meeting: "We, have simply been hib
ernating. We are not dead and may come
to life, at any moment when the occasion
demands our renewed activity. We will
auk ' for a . franchise whenever the time
aeema opportune. Should the city and the
Omaha; & Council Bluffs Street Railway
company become Involved In a controversy
oyer, the company's franchise rights, we
would, ) undoubtedly, ask for a franchise
and seek to enlist capital, with which to
build a street railway system. We have
no doubt but that the people of Council
Bluffs would be willing to grant us a
. , Real . Estate Transfers.
These transfers were reported to The
Bse .January a by the Pottawattamie
County. lAbalract company of Council
Clmrle Krlngel and wife to George
Pettit and ito, part ne nwv
we. ,6, pan 'seta n sec. 6-74-
43. w. 4 12 700
Joseph II. Ilolafasler and wife to
Auolphua 11. bcutt, lot 8 and the
h of lot 2 in block 14, Mace-
- donla, w. d 600
Samuel Smith and wife to Rebecca
Ktalth. lot S in block 1, Mere.
lull's addition to Avoca, w. d.... jn
Eunice J. Lyman, widow of Adellsa '
l'urker, of luts l, 1 and 1 in
block 1. Arnold's second addition
to Oakland, w. d 1,400
J. M. l'ullni and wife to Andrew
Unubltiiu, lots 1, 16. It. 17.
Is. 1 uud 20 in block 4 In Big
Orove. Oakland, -w. d 700
Total five transfers
Debate at Arena B School.
. At the Avenue II school Friday after
noon the pupils of the eighth grade held
a debate on the following subject: "Rtf.
solved. That Washington Did More to
. Halp Thla CountiyThan Lincoln." The
debaters were as follows! Negative. Hu
1 bert Hall, George. Hughe. Doris Martin,
Council Bluffs
Ruth O'Donnell. Affirmative, Roger
lead, Emll Ogren, Hope Yates, Margery
Baker. The Judges were Rev. A. V.
Babhs, Prof. Brlndley of the high
school and Superintendent Beverldge.
Robert Williams acted as chairman. The
decision was two for the affirmative and
one for the negative. Another debate
will be held soon in this school.
lodge Graati Decrees to Jerry Blrks
and Ella Chesney.
Judge Thornell of the district court yes
terday handed down his decision In the
divorce suit of Daisy M. Blrks against
Jerry M. Blrks. granting the husband a
decree on his cross petition.
Ella Chesney was granted a divorce
from William Chesney to whom she was
married In June of last year, on the
grounds of cruel and Inhuman treatment.
Eva O. Ferguson, whose husband, William
H. Ferguson, to whom she was married
April 20, 1898, deserted her, was granted a
The Indictment against William M.
Crayne, who was recently brought back
from Hay 8prlngs, Neb., was dismissed
yesterday on motion of the county attor
ney. Crayne was charged with deserting
his wife and family, but Mrs. Crayne de
clined to bear testimony against her hus
band. Verna Thompson, the young woman
arrested with Crayne at Hay Springs, waa
released a few days ago.
D. J. Clark has filed an amended and
substituted petition In his suit against
the Clark Implement company, alleging
that he has an equitable interest In the
actual profits of the defendant company
from 1903 up to the date when his con
nection with It was severed. Clark claims
that E. C. Merwin, who owned a majority of
the stock, chairman of the managing board
of the company, arbitrarily established
what he declared to be a safe dividend,
but without regard to possible losses, and
arbitrarily fixed the amount which Clark
was to recleve over and above his salary
of $1,800 per year.
Clark asks an order for an accounting
and examination of the company's books
during the period specified.
Company Prospers and Distributes
Money to Stockholders.. y
The reports of Secretary J. J. Hess and
General Manager G. W. Reye at the an
nual meeting yesterday of the Council
Bluffs Grape Grower's association shows
that the fruit growers of this city and vi
cinity enjoyed a remarkably prosperous
season In 1903. Owing to th,e good prices
obtained for their produce the members
will receive a dividend of per cent on
their stock and In addition will get a re
bate of 58 per cent on all charges made
against them during the year for Icing
and dray age and a rebate of 8 per cent on
all commission charged against them.
The report of Manager Reye shows that
the association did a business of 196,856.31
during the year. This Included the sale of
fruit from the Omaha Fruit Grower's as
sociation to the amount of $33,731.56. During
the season the association handled for Its
members 160,585 baskets of grapes for which
127,496.18 Waa received. In addition to other
kinds of small fruits.
During the year the association lost two
members by death, Alexander Wood and
L. Haller.
The following officers were re-elected:
President, J. A. Aulabaugh; vloe president,
W- S, .Keellne; secretary, J. J Hess;
treasurer, C. Konigmacher. . ..,
The articles of Incorporation were
amended so as to elect three members of
the board of directors by personal vote
and three by stock vote. The election of
the board of directors was postponed until
February 5, . to which time the meeting
Supervisors Conclude.
The session of the Board of Super
visors yesterday was chiefly taken up
with the semi-annual settlement with
County Treasurer Mitchell, at the close
of which the board adjourned to Janu
ary 84. The reports of the members of
the. board of expenditures on bridges In
their respective districts showed that the
floods of last summer had cost the
county considerable.
The reports follow:
" Seti Repairs, land, etc, 83,(68.02; new
bridges, 15,276; total, $8,979.02; old
bridge lumber sold, 8318.76.
Spencer Repairs, $2,907.18; new
bridges, $5,671; total, $8,478.18; old bridge
lumber sold, $107.26.
Johns Repalra, $1,767.04; new bridges,
$8,844.44; total, $5,101.48;. old bridge lum
ber sold, $185.
W. C. T. V. Program.
, The Woman's Christian Temperance un
ion of this city will observe this week as
a week of prayor and will hold meetings
as follows:
Monday afternoon at 8:80 o'clock at the
home of Mrs. Henry DeLong, 525 East
Broadway, Mra. Escancy, leader.
Tuesday at the home of Mrs. J. E. Beadle,
2445 Avenue D, Mrs. Hayne, leader.
Wednesday at the Christian Home, Miss
Denny, leader.
Thursday at the home of Mrs. I. V.
Howard, 720 Madison avenue, Mrs. H. D.
Howard, leader.
- Friday at the home of Mrs. T. P. Nugent,
1221 Fifth avenue. Mrs. . O. G. Oldham,
White- rlbboners and all friends are In
vited to be present at any or all of these
meetings. '
Marriage Licenses.
Licenses to wed were Issued yesterday to
the following:
Name and residence. Age.
W. H. O. Tinker, Plattsmouth, Neb 28
Anna May Nixon, Plattsmouth, Neb. ...21
Harry L. Lyon. St. Joseph, Mo 44
Elsie M. SJarrlng, Sioux Falls, S. D 38
Frank Nelson, Council Bluffs 21
Anna C. Schmltkers, Neola, la 23
Harrison County Will Vote on SlOO,
000 Bonds Monday.
LOGAN, la., Jan. 8.-(Speclal.)-Monday
the voters of Harrison county will pass
upon the question of erecting a new $100,
000 court house.
The vaults of the present court house
have been pronounced by an experienced
architect as not affording proper protection
for books of record against fire. In addition
to the vaults not being fireproof they are
also wanting in capacity.
The entire records of the treasurer's of
fice from the organisation of the county
to 189S, are outside the valut both day and
night The recorder's office is another ex
ample of want of vault capacity. In this
offloe 108 books if record are. for want
of room, left outsid the vaults both day
and night. The auditor's office is so over
crowded that a wooden structure has been
erected near the court house, la which
the larger portion -of the records of the
offloe are now stored.
The clerk's office Is another striking
example of exhausted vault capacity. Many
books of record, papers relating to mort
gages, realty and papers used In connection
with past ca.i, for want of room, are left
outside the vaults In filing cases both day
and night.
In the west half of the state of Iowa
Harrison county ranks third In point of
wealth and population, but In all of this
territory it has most inadequate court
house, one that neither affords proper of
fice accommodation nor proper protection
for valuable books of record.
Home Floor Leader Speaks at Jack
son Day Banquet at Kawtown.
Head of National Committee t rges
Necessity of Getting; the State
Bark on the Democratic
KANSAS CITY, Jan. 9. Following
their harmony conference of Saturday 600
Xffa.nnrl ilamilril. lint AftWfl In an
elaborate Jackson day banquet at the
Baltimore hotel tonight.
Representative Champ Clark, minority
leader In the national house of represen
tatives waa ihn nrlnptna.1 anAakftr at Ihii
dinner and following the sentiment of the
speakers of the day meeting he pleaded
for a united democracy that should swing
Missouri back Into the democratic col
umn. Mr. Clark also iirc,f tha tiMMi1tv nf
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gaining control of congress. This he said
was necessary not only to help in elect
ing a democratic president In 1910, but to
effect an honest revision of the tariff.
Norman F. Mark, chairman of the
national commission sent a letter of re
gret in which he predicted that hla nartv
would control the next house of repre
Representative Henry T. Ralney of Illi
nois declared strongly against a ship
subsidy and Insisted that present ship
ping regulations handicapped American
ship owners.
Mr. Clark said:
This vast convocation of enthusiastic
Missouri democrats Is the first gun of
the campaign of 1910, which It Is hoped
will give us a democratic house at Wash
ington, the first step to electing a demo
cratic president In 1912. We meet under
auspices more favorable than we have
been blessed with since 1894.
'Thrice is he' armed, that hath his
quarrel Just," and surely no people ever
nad a Juster quarrel than the American
PeoPle now have against the powers
that be.
The republicans won the last election
under false pretenses. They promised a
revision of the tariff downward in order
to get in, and, when In, revised It upward,
lhe average rate of the Payne-Aldrlch-Smoot
tariff bill Is 1.71 per cent higher
i tl. ti.,.e v'"rag rate of the Dingley
lrf.!!1- Thc PccP'e aahf" Tor bread
ana the Aldrlch-Cannon crowd gave
them a stone. They asked for a fish
iwi. are reiuetel to regale themselves
with a serpent.
fJrJJ? 0.C0n,Bre88lonaJ campaign of 1910. the
In aawln Option will be whether
R f m1n.ar8 under any 80rt of obliga
tion to tell the truth, and unless the public
con8c-le,nce Is absolutely dead which I do
not believe the republicans will receive
18S0 bioodle8t llf,llng they have had since
. , ....... .... v i ... , i iji miliaria tilings 10
te depended upon and lived up to, or are
---w - mem wick wiin wnicn to aecelve
the unwary, enticing baits with which to
catch gudgeons? If the latter, then politics
nas fallen to a low estate and a contempt
ible condition.
It will not help them any, when ar
raigned at tha He . ii
. , juuiiv, UI'HIIUII, IU
5 i that ,tn republican platform simply
. ,r i.rlx revision, witnout indi
cating whether that revision waa to be
up or down, for their standard bearer. Hon
orable William H. Taft, everywhere Inter
preted that platform declaration as mean
ing a downward revision, and on that in
terpretation he won the greatest prise
Known Amnna- man .
In asking for tariff revision and at the
i ii o i-uminuing me repuDiicans in
power, the American voters repeated the
ConnemriAn riArmnnM i .. . . -
tne frvlng pan into the fire. Their last
" worse man me ursi
This Payne-Aldrlch-Smoot monstrosity
invites a trade war with every commer
cial nation under heaven.
Referring to political conventions In Mis
souri, the speaker said that while locusts
coma-once in everv uvuniaai.tMua re
publican governor of Missouri appearsonty
every forty years, and that Governor Had
ley Is the last republican governor of Mis
souri that most of us will ever see. Con
tinuing, Mr. Clark said:
I stand for the supremacy and solidarity
Or the ri tti nnra 1ie n. rt i . i . i -
for its supremacy as opposed to the per-
iiHcitm nmomon oi any man or
set of men, Including my own personal In
terests M.nA ftmhlllnn. Tl.. A .
" Alio nDimrr Ul 111 P
party is paramount to the welfare of any
.on ui luiciic ui men.
This great midwinter meeting of Missouri
democrats augers well for the future
Unity of purpose and unity of action should
be our shibboleths in the Impending cam
paign and through all the years that
stretch before us. As proved by the vote
In 1908 on representatives In congress and
upon all state offlcera below lieutenant
governor, Missouri Is a democratic state,
and It Is one of the anomalies of our poll
tics that It now has a republican governor,
a republican lieutenant governor, one re
publican United States senator, and six
republican representatives in congress.
Letter from Chairman Mack.
Norman E. Mack, chairman of the Demo
cratic National committee, waa unable to
be present at the Jackson Day banquet of
Missouri democrats here tonight In a let
ter expressing his regrest at being unable
to attend, Mr. Mack urged the democrats
to get together for the fall elections. Mr.
Mack said he believed the party would
meet with great success in the congres
sional elections next November, which
would aid the democrats In the national
election two years from that time. Mr.
Mack in his letter said in part:
I am glad to see the democrats of
your state getting together ' to celebrate
Jackson's anniversary. All about the
country the anniversary is being celebrated
this year as never before and this Is a
good sign. I firmly believe that the year
WW, upon which we are Just entering,
will be a banner year for democracy, and
that we will meet with great success In the
congressional elections next November
Never was there a time In the history
of political parties when the call for an
aggressive, fighting democracy, a Jackson
democracy, waa more urgent than today
My conception of democracy's highest alni
Is to secure to the Individual citizen the
highest possible benefit of popular govern
ment. When, class, privilege and favor en
trench themselves as factors In the oper
ation of that government surely those of
us who are democrats have our work cut
out. We may differ among ourselves as
to the best way to go about our task but
the traditions of the party established
by Jefferson and Jackson have made it
possible to have a policy on which we
can all agree.
Kindly permit me in this wav to extend
to the militant democracy of Missouri my
deep appreciation of the honor of the in
vitation to be one of your speakers on this
Senator Gore at Jackson. Mich.
JACKSON. Mich., Jan. 8,-At the forty
sixth annual banquet of the Andrew Jack
son society today. Senator Gore of Okla
homa urged democrats to support Insurgent
republicans In districts where they were
threatened by the regulars. He eulogised
the early works of the republican party,
but asserted that a great a-ulf ......J
Lincoln and Taft He denounced the ship
auDsiay Din oi the administration as "bare
faced graft"
Champ Clark Says Plnehot Dismissal
Will Maka Him Candidate.
KANSAS CITY, Jan. .-Mlsaourl demo
crata from every county in the state and
numbering over 600 gathered at Conven
tion hall here today in a great "harmony
conference". Most of the leaders of the
party In the state were on hand and the
spirit of all the speeches was "Missouri
must be redeemed."
"Cannonism." and "Aldrichlsm." so
termed by the speakers was denounced.
Three speakers. James A. Reed of Kan
sas City and David It. Francis and Joseph
W. Folk, the two latter ex-governors
of Missouri, had previously been shown off
as candidates for the United States senate
to succeed William Warner, republican,
whose term expires on March 8, 1811, and
at the Informal conference held before the
big meeting was called to order, the race
for senator ' was discussed freely. The I
Balllnger-Plnchot episode was Injected Into
the gathering when Representative Champ
Clark, minority leader In the house of
representatives said:
"The dismissal of Forester Plnehot Is
one of the first steps In Roosevelt's can
didacy for the republican noninatlon for
president. And If Roosevelt runs for
president It will be the hottest fight that
has taken place In a republican convention
since Grant was defeated In the dog days
of 1880."
Two sessions of the conference were
held. In the morning speeches were de
livered by A. M. Dockery, a former
governor; James A. Reed and Senator
William J. Stone.
On the afternoon program David R.
Francis, Joseph W. Folk and Representa
tive Henry Ralney of Illinois delivered
speeches In the order 'named.
Minister Guilty of
Abducting Girl
Rev. W. M. Stuckey Convicted on Two
Charges, Following Elopement
Last Summer.
OTTAWA, Kan., Jan. .-W. M. Stuckey,
the ex-minister of Williamsburg, who had
been on trial here charged on two counts
with abducting Lorena Sutherland, his 16-year-old
parishioner, was found guilty by a
Jury today. The case probably will be ap
pealed. Stuckey waa found guilty on both
charges, those of abducting the girl for his
own Immoral purposes and for abducting
her for "white slave" purposes. The pon
alty Is from one to five years on each
The Jury considered the case but thirty
mli.utes. When the verdict waa read
Stuckey appeared very nervous. The min
ister's wife, who had stood by her hus
band throughout the ordeal, sobbed audibly
today when the verdict was read and later
when Stuckey was taken oack to, jail.
Their two children also were presentT
Sentence was deferred, pending consider
ation of the matter of appeal.
Rev. Mr. Stuckey. besides being pastor
of a church at Williamsburg, was also edi
tor of a newspaper. Ixirena Sutherland
was a member of his congregation, and as
well worked on his newspaper. They were
arrested at Waukegan, III., where they
were found living together last summer.
They had also lived In Chicago. '
Scarcity of Fnel Reported from
Various Places Throughout
, Iowa.
DES MOINES, la., Jan. 9. (Special.)
The State Board of Control yesterday re
ported great scarc'ty of coal at the various
state institutions. At Marshalltown and
Eldora there Is great difficulty in secur
ing coal to run the plants. In the south
ern part of the state the Institutions are
short of coal. The board has been unable
to secure a reserve stock or to get coal
delivered that was shipped, in some cases,
as long as two weeks ago. The general
managers of the roads leading into Iowa
refused to act on the suggestion of the
secretary of the railroad commission and
abandon some of their passenger trains In
order to move coal, practically all report
ing that they are moving all freight trains
now with reasonable facility.
IOWA CITY, la., Jan. (-.-(Special.)
Through railroad co-operation University
of Iowa authorities nave been able to ef
fectively break the coal famine and the
school will be opened'- TWonday morning
without fall. i . -
Seven cars were received yesterday by
the university and fifty more car loads
have been billed to the local Institute.
These car loads are expected to be deliv
ered in plenty of time to Insure the uni
versity keeping open the remainder, of the
The Chicago.1 Rock Island & Pacific
railroad through General Superintendent
W. C. Jones Is responsible for the opening
of the university. For two days two of
the leading officials of the university have
been in consultation with Jones and his
"white" treatment, as one of the offi
cials expressed it, prevented further post
ponement of class work.
Every effort Is being made by the uni
versity authorities to reaoh all the stud
ents who are at '.heir homes during the
temporary vacation. Some reports have
been sent out stating that the university
might not open the first of the next week
and George McEbben, secretary to Presi
dent Mac Lean, u. endeavoring to counter
act the effect of these statements
FORT DODGE, la., Jan. ((.-(Special )
Although yesterday factories thought they
would have plenty of coal before they
would be compelled to shut down, closing
down was necessarily begun today In many
places. All the gypsum mill.
down and clay products and sewer pipe
ana tue plants in this vicinity are closing
down. The city pumping station has been
without coal supply for three days and the
city would be in serious predicament had
not the Illinois Central agreed to keep the
plant supplied until coal arrives.
BOONE, la.. Jan. t.-(SDec(al tvi..-, . ,
The Northwestern Railroad company has
lsbued orders to all train crews to give
preference to coal trains over passenger,
man or express trains. Officials are bend
ing every effort to move coal ihnni.h t...-
to aid the famine districts. Passenger and
man trains nave Deen held up at various
stations In the state to allow coal trains
to pass and the company is supplying a
number of towns with coal from Its own
supply. The officials assert not a single
car has been confiscated by this comnanv
as reports indicate other roads in the state
nave aone.
HERMAN. Neb., Jan. 9.-(Special.-Herman
is beginning to get pretty short of
coal. The three coal dealers here have
something like twenty, tons of soft coal
between them. There are about fifty tons
of hard coal on hand, but the extreme cold
weather has been a big drain on It. Each
dealer has cars enroute, but It Is a ques
tion when they will arrive.
STANTON, Neb., Jan. 9. (Special.) Un'
less coat comes In within a day the electric
light plant will have to close down until
coal la procured. The flour mill Is In the
same condition. Tha coal dealers all have
orders in for coal, but can't get It. This
Is the first time such a condition has ex
isted here. 1
No Trace of Confederate of Man Who
Tanneled Bank Cnn Be
NEW" TORK, Jan. 9. The envy for a
bank's millions and a jewelry shop's treas
ures which caused Isaac Flnkelsteln to
make a mole of himself did not Involve any
others In the miserable fate the misguided
man met as hla patiently dug tunnel caved
In and killed hlra.
The end of the tunnel waa located today.
The excavation stopped just where falling
earth shattered Flnkelsteln's visions of
wealth and crushed out his life.
Whether the dead burrower had help In
hla task may never be known. No trace of
a confederate was found.
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Favors Fpderal
Regulation of
Copper Market
Daniel Guggenheim Sayi Present
Methods Besult in Enormous
Waste of Mineral Resources.
NEW YORK. Jan. . Daniel Guggenheim,
president of the American Smelting and
Refining company, has thought the present
moment opportune to advocate federal reg
ulation of the copper market. Following di
rectly upon the president's special message
recommending similar action in the case of
the railroads, and taken in connection with
recent rumors of a huge combination of all
the copper mining companies, his statement
is received with interest. The American
Smelting and Refining company is capi
talised at $100,000,000, and owns plants in
Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, Illinois,
Utah, Mexico, Alaska and elsewhere.
Mr. Guggenheim bases his recommenda
tions on the demoralization not only in the
business of .mining copper, but among those
interests which use manufactured copper
In their processes, Incident upon fluctua
tions from 25 cents to 11 cents a pound for
copper. Mining, he says, is a hazardous
enterprise, requiring, under modern condi
tions, very large outlays of capital, and In
need more than any other Industry of a
stable market. Stability, he believes, can
best be obtained by federal regulation.
"I deprecate all unnecessary interference
with business on the pan. or the govern
ment," says Mr. Guggenheim, "yet I ap
preciate the necessity for It and cannot but
admire ths result which has been obtained
by ths German government in its effort to
foster German commerce. Many articles
of German production, like our own pro
duction of copper, are largely exported, and
tha German government has taken a very
lively interest In so regulating ths produc
tion and sals of such articles as to bring
about tha full return to the empire war
ranted It by the economic situation.
'Ths pries of copper metal should not be
a matter of speculation, but our aim seems
to bs to sell our product to European cus
tomers at panic prices. Ths people of the
United States are throwing sway millions
of dollars every year and wasting tha min
eral resources of their country by bad
soonomlo policy. Boms means must bs de
vised whereby this uunsatlafaotory condi
tion may bs duos away with."
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NEW YORK, Jan. t.-Buffalo meat Is on
sale in the markets in New York today for
the first time in many years. Twenty-eight
hundred pounds, representing four bull
buffalo, are offered for sale and the meat
brings 75 cents a pound. The hides are on
sale for $1,000 each, whereas thirty years ago
they could have been bought for $& apiece.
The bulls were shot by a western ranch
owner who has a private herd In Wyoming.
It is said that there are now, less than
1,000 'American bison alive and It was only
because of -'the unruly temper of the four
that they were sacrificed.
Employs Attorney to Press Claim
for Discovering; Weighing
NEW YORK. Jan. s.-Rlchard Whalley,
holding a t'empomry position In the office
of the special agents of the Treasury de
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Who Killed Police MenU-tiant
In Italy. -
NEW YORK, Jan. 9. A clue to the Ident
ity of the man who murdered Lieutenant
Petrosino, in Palermo, Italy, last July la
In the kanda of the central offlcera here
and th police officer nald tonight the de
partment has hopes of making an arrest
soon. The man want-id is said to-'b'e work
ing in the mines at Carbondule, Pa. He
followed Petrosino to Sicily.
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