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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 25, 1910)
OMAHA, TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 1910.
Every department in this busy store has a number of ex
cellent snaps to offer in some Vine or otherllere are a few
(Children's UnderwoAr, in 2-picce garments or union suits;
2-pieoe garments at 19c and 39c, union suits at QOc
Children's lr Sets at 33Vfe discount; $3.75 sets now
$2.50, $5.00 sets now $3.34, $7.50 sets now $5.00
Girls' Coats, 2 to 6 years, reduced to $3.05 from $5.00
and $G.OO; $7.50 coats now . . , ; . .$4.75
Oirls' Coats, 8 to 14 years, now $4.75, that were $6.50
i and $7.50; the $10.00 and $12.00 kinds now.. $6.75
Boys' Suits, that we r $5.00, now $3.75; $7.50 suits,
: Many Snaps to be had here in Children's Shoes.
1518-1520 Farnam Street
Ion exairrinins; surgeon at Knonvllle, la.,
vice Dr,, E. P. Bell), resigned.
Former1 Congressman Boyd, wife and
laughter and M. B. Huffman and wife and
Mr. Seymour, all of Kellgh, Neb., arrived
In Washington la.it night and will leave
tomorrow for Jacksonville, Fla.'.
Chief -Justice Fuller In supreme court
today i dtsmlssed for want of Jurisdiction
the cask of Maria Berger, plaintiff In
error, ,' against will Tracy, Frank Holster,
John fctreots, trustees for Brandon town
hlp, Jackson county, Iowa, defendants.
J. It. Psjcton and Henry T. Clarke of
Omaha are In the city for the purpose of
urging Upon the river and harbors com
mitted of the hou .jid General Marshall,
chief of engineers, the adoption of their
scheme tfor the, control of the Missouri
river. Mr. PaxtonWtro Is chief spokesman,
said that If the government would appro
priate; enough money to pur down a cable
or wire-rope to which trees could be at
tached, -limiting the amount of money to
be used on some section of the river, ho
waa fir inly convinced 'that the river could
be controlled In I'.i encroachment along Ks
"We want to daropoatnate this and we
are here to ask the government-to under
take the work. It means. In my judgment,
the solution of the question, .'How Ih the
Missouri to be harneswed?' "
Senators Burkett and Brown 'e at the
White House today' to urge upon President
Taft the detail of C'aptaln Will, Cowln, son
of General John C, Cnwm. as judge advo
cate In jthe Philippines.
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tie l full of water and the first floor of
the Central Police station is untenable.
Water Famine Threatened.
The partlaj, crippling of the water supply
threatens the capital with a water famine.
The police are making a house-to-house
canvass, notifying the .Inhabitants to boll
all water used for drinking purposes and
thereby avoid' the danger of a typhoid
The (Surface and underground railways,
which are barelyifflen'ndsr iioi-maj
conditions to cops; wlth-the traffic,; remain'
partially suspended, although no worse to
day than yesterday. Railroad traffic, how
ever, now Is utterly ".demoralized and com
pletely suspended to the southward of
Paris. ' "
The situation at 'suburban places, up and
down the river, 1 deplorable. The lower
quarters of, all fhe towns on the river
below Paris are under water, the streets
of Auteui) resembling those of Venice.
A dyke ( near . Pt. Germain broke today,
flooding the valley as far as Malmalson.
The low?, portion of Bols De Boulogne
is a blanlret'of 'water reaching to Bagatelle.
Judging from the reports received here to
day from the provinces, a quarter of
France ,1 -under water, v
Valleys Filled with Water.
The eastern., central . and southeaster!,
district, of Franca are terribly affected.
The valleys and plains are Inundated and
the cities . and towns are In darkness.
Troops .everywhere have been ordered to
the work, .of rescue,, but often they en
counter th. .greatest . difficulty In driving
the peasants, to places of safety."
The cities of Montargls, Macon, Clalons-Bur-fiaone
. And Epernay and tha entire
Champagne, country la experiencing the
most disastrous floods since 1866. Tha
water In 'many of the villages along the
Boone. and the Marne reaches to the roofs
of the dwellings. , . ..
At Vei-dun-3-Le-Doubs, a small town
eleven miles; from Chalons-Sur-Saona, the
protecting .dyke Is breaking and the town
Is threatened, with daetructton.
The factories and mills have stopped
work at Mezlerea, Sedan and other places
In the Moure valley. Oreat damage has
been done,. 'to the beautiful French auto
mobile road which have been washed out
In many places.. . ,,
. The Garonne river Is rising rapidly. The
vlllago of Carnac Ja surrounded by a lake.
The rivers Rhone and Loire arc falling
In tha lower reaches. The situation Is
greatly improved at Lyons, Limoges,
Tropeav Aaoscy.and Auxerre.
It Is Impossible to estimate the property
loss, but Is will run Into millions of francs.
Fortunately the loss of life has been small.
Tha government authorities have ordered
the prefects and military commanders
everywhere to aid ln the rescue work and
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ing. IUe Breaks, Villages Submerse.
CHAIXXNO-SUR-SAEONE. Jan. 24. The
dyke at Haeone au Doubs broke this aft
ernoon. Inundating ten villages. The strewta
of Chalons are under water and two per
sons have been drowned. Hundreds of per
sons are on the roofs of their nearly sub
merged homes, crying for help. Boats are
being used by rescuing parties.
MEMBERS OF FAMILY TO
FURNISH OWN GROCERIES
This la the Family Rnlo Laid Down
by Albert II, Starkey that Later
A!bert H. Starkey has devised an en
tirely novel domestic regime, according to
Mrs. Ellen Starkey. who la plaintiff In an
action for dlvoroe.
According to her complaint, Mr.- HtarVey
laid down a rule that no one in the house
hold, which Included a daughter, could eat
unless eah cither brought In his or her
own groceries and meats, or else paid Mr.
Starkey far edibles brought in by him.
Plaintiff and her daughter, continues the
petition, were made to suffer In other ways
and finally left the home! The couple were
married in Sioux City In 188L
CONFER OVER WAGE DEMANDS
W. I.. Park of Inlon Pacific Attends
Conference In Chicago of West
ern Railway Officials.
Western railroad officials were in con
ference In Chicago Monday over the de
mands of the Brotherhood of Railway
Trainmen for. Increased pay. W. L. Park
of Omaha represents the Union Pacific
railroad and W. C. Nixon, general manager
of the 'Frisco system. Is chairman of the
The demand of the brotherhood for an
increase of 6 cents an hour for its switch
men was made before that of the "Switch
men's union for a 6-cent Increase, The
latter body was given the first conference
and agreed upon mediation. The officials
of the brotherhood are now urging im
GRAHAM FORvllOYtfS PLACE1
House Accepts Action mt Democratic!
Caucus for Balltnarrr oni
' - mlttec.
WASHINGTON. Jan. St. Accepting the
action of the democratic caucus, the house
today elected Representative Graham of
Illinois as a member of the Ballinger-Pln-chot
Investigating committee In place of
Representative Lloyd of Missouri. The
choice of Mr. Graham was ratified by the
house without debate and by a viva voce
CHINESE LOAN IS SETTLED
Four Groups Will Share Alike In
Large Contracts lor Ma
terial. PARIS, Jan. 24. The settlement of the
financial side of the Hankow-Sze-Chuen
railroad loan of 130,000.000 la now confirmed
here. The four groups, which Include the
United States and Germany, will Share
alike In the contracts for materials.
Low Fnre Henrlnir Postponed. '
SIOUX FALLS, S. D.. Jan. 14. -(Special.)
The hearing in the. matter of litigation
between the various railroad oompanles
having lines in South Pakota and the
South Dakota Board of Railroad Commis
sioners, with te reduction of passenger
fares In the state as the bone of conteutlon,
which commenced ' in Chicago several
weeks ago, haa been postponed until Feb
ruary t next. The postponement waa due
to the recent action of tha expreaa com
panies doing business In South Dakota
commencing Injunction proceedings In the
federal court In Sioux Falls Uv restrain
the railroad commissioners from putting
Into effect a new and reduced schedule
of freight express rates,' and the necessity
of P. W. Dougherty, aaalatant attorney
general and counsel of the railroad com
mission, appearing aa the representative of
the commission at the hearing In the ex
press suits, which wilt be held before Judge
Garland of tha federal court on January
15, at which time It will be determined
whether or not the temporary Injunction
shall be Issued.
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EYES ON HURON CONFERENCE
South Dakota Politician! Watching;
Meeting of Stalwarts.
TWO ELEMENTS IN FIGHT
Radical Want to Rene Old Far
tloaul Row, While Conservative
Would Ileal Wounds Rleunrds
for Teaser's Oppournt.
"PIERRE, 8. D., Jan. (Speclal.)-The
question which Just at present la agitating
the minds political In this stite is what
la to be the outcome Of the stalwart con
ference at Huron February 1. slt Is a well
known secret that the radicals among the
stalwarts desire to repeat the bitter fight
of two years ago In the primaries, while
the conservatives among that faction have
no such a desire, but want a campaign de
void of the bitterness and factionalism of
two yt ars ago. The outcome of the Huron
meeting will no doubt depend largely upon
which element la In control.
The situation at present seems to revolve
arouna ins governorsnip. w nue oiner oi
flclal positions are occasionally brought
out In the discussions the situation In
varlab'y centers on that one position. Just
at the present time it looks like a case of
Vessey against the field, with the backers
of the field hunting for what looks like
a winner to put In the race. While this
feeling Is largely-among (he old line stal
warts, It also exists among some of the
disappointed progresnlves, ' who have not
been satisfied with all Governor Veeney
has so far dune In his first term. The
indication at the present appears to he
that tho stalwart otmference wll'. settle
upon either E. L. Abel of Huron or Ex
Governor Elrod of Clark as their choice,
with the Indications looking toward the
selection of Abel. On the other hand there
Is a rumor that the rrfllcal In the stal
wart ranks will ask for the endorsement of
R. O. Richards at the Huron confereu-ce,
under the belief that Richards will bring
over a number of the votes of the oppo
sition faction through the workings of his
Richards Appear Willing.
The position of Richards himself up to the
present Is one of itarkis. If his papers are
to be considered in any way reflecting his
personal views. He has neither announced
himself as a candidate nor denied that he
will ask for the place, his position srf
far being that Governor Vessey has hot
made good as a "candidate of the people,"
and that someone should be selected who
will do the will of the people In the gov
ernor's chair. If he really gets Into the
fight It Is possible that he will cut into
the Vessey strength to some extent, but
the governor wll: probably draw to him
self enough of the stalwart vote of two
years ago to offset any loss he would
suffer In that direction.
The only other "republican" candidate is
George W. Egan of .Sioux Falls, who is a
spectacular platform orator, and who has
started to warm up the people for the June
campaign, making his first talk In his
campaign at Mitchell a few days ago, and
Vhose strength is as much of a problem
now as it was last summer, although it
appears to be somewhat on tha wane.
The democrats are talking E. S. Johnson
of Rapid City or P. F. Wlckham of Alex
andria as possible standard bearers of their
party for the governorship, but when they
come to gather around the board thoy may
find some one else who will be either more
likaly or more "willing."
Second "Place "Caudldate.
For lieutenant got rnor, F. M. Byrne of
Faulk-.' county Is ionked upon as the moet
probable candidate of the progreaslveg, and
J, W Parmiey of Edmunds Is being boosted
as a candidate of the stalwarts for that
The congressional situation Is yet much
in the air, and with Martin and Burke ask
ing for the renomination, It is a ijueotlun
'who the progressives will put In opposi
tion. The only issue which has been raised
bgalnst either of them as yet la "Cannon
ism," and it looks as if Uncle Joe Intends to
(eliminate himself as an iasue, and in such
case the issue which has been raised will
Jose its force before the campaign comes on.
No one has as yet announced himself in
oppoaitlon, to either George Johnson, the
stalwart treasurer, nor to C. S. Polley, the
progressive secretary of state. This may
be "remedied" before the days 'get much
For the atate land department, J. E. Tru-
ran, the present deputy In that department,
and F. F. Brlnker of Lake county have so
far announced their candidacy, neither
allying himself as a factional candidate,
but only as republican.
The situation so far aa superintendent of
Instruction is concerned appears to ba set
tling down between C. H, Lugg of Hutch
inson, who is classed with the stalwart fac
tion, and C. G. Lawrence of Lincoln, who
Is classed as an insurgent and being boomed
aa a counter-irritant to the candidacy of
George Johnson, stalwart treasurer, from
that county. -
So far the "Johnson" element In the cam
paign appears to be confined to the candi
dacy of George 'Johnson of Lincoln for
treasurer, Royal C. Johnson of Hyde for
attorney general, and John M. Johnson of
Lyman, who wants to be state auditor.
Geososiy Sole Issue.
About tha only state Issue which appears
to have made ltaelf apparent in the cam
paign so far Is one of expense of operation
of tha stale. Tha stalwarts claim 'they
turned over the state affairs to the insur
gents three years ago practically out of
debt and that the extravagance of the
administrations of Governors Crawford and
Vessey have run up a debt of practically
$1,000,000. Thlk they claim, Is unwarranted,
and that if they had bin left In control
of affairs such a condition would not have
existed. They lay the lnciease to the cre
ation of a lot of new offices. The pro
gressives' answer to this is that out of
the increase in Indebtedness over IGOO.000
la In Improvements and buildings at the
different state Institutions, which must be
kept up to meet the growth of the atate;
that any new offices created are fee
offices and have no bearing on state in
debtedness; that there Is bound to be an
Increase In state expenditures a the stats
grows, and that the Increase in this line
haa been but a little over ftt.000 In the
time since they took control of affairs, and
that such Increase would have been In
evitable under any management. Horn of
the "minor prophets" of the progressive
wing of the party attempt to excuse In
creased expenditures through the -cost of
the new capltol, but they ran not aland
upon this, aa that building la not being
constructed from money secured by taxa
tion, but by the sale of lands donated to
the state by the general government, and
that Is not a cause of Increase.
Old Flaht mar Bob I p.
While conservatives in both factions have
been hoping for a primary campaign, with
tha bitterness of two years ago elln'iiaied,
the situation Just at present looks like a
strong attempt to renew the old fight. But
In this the spaders who would like to ne
the fight under way will find that It will
be hard to work up among tha voters such
an enthusiasm as was In the air two years
ago. The people want "reform" In chunks,
and after their ardor in that direction has
ooolsd down they ax more than likely to
bagla to throw the ajn "chunks" baak aa
missiles at the men who they whooped
tip for but a short time ago. They want
a chance to rest after their strwnuosltr and
propose to have It even If they have to
fight for It.
While the primary la hottlked by the old
time politicians, regardless of which faction
they are allied with. It has come to tay
In this state. It will probably bs changed
in soma of Its provisions, but tho pecpte
generally are satisfied with It, and tha man
who would seek Its overthrow will find
himself outslda tha , breaatworka of any
political camp before he half finishes his
Taft Will Push
Sherman Act Cases
Attitude Toward Federal Incorpora
tion Will Not Stop Froteca
tiom in Court.
WASHINGTON. Jan. 24.-Callers at the
White House who have sounded the presi
dent recently as to his attitude toward the
prosecution of the so-called trusts, report
that regardless of whether the proposed
vpluntary federal corporation law Is passed
or not, the administration Is preparing to
PU.t into effect a vigorous policy of dealing
'vith the big combinations so as to bring
them within the provisions of the anti
The president haa let It be known that he
Is at this time merely awaiting the declsloti
of the supreme court In the Standard Oil
and tobacco trust cases before directing the
attorney general to take up anNnqulry into
the more notorious of the other trusts.
The president Is further reported as hav
ing said that both he and the party of
which he is the titular head are pledged
to a vigorous enforcement of the Sherman
ict and that he ntends to keep the pledge,
out ooee noi consider it necessary to enmo
upon the housetop every morning and shout
The president is said to be well pleased
with the activity and earnestness of At
torney General Wlckersham In the cases
already In hand.
No Money for
House Cuts Out Appropriation for
Commi3ion Charged With
WASHINGTON, Jan. 24. The $12o,000 ap
propriation for the Immigration commission
was stricken out of the urgent deficiency
bill in the houne tdday on a point of order
by Representative Macon (Ark.), leaving
tho commission without an appropriation.
Mr. Macon, in a speech, declared that the
commission had made its recent foreign
trip a "Junket" and he said he would do all
In his power to "strangle" the commission.
"How the Immigration commission could
work on an investigation for two years
and spend ijT,9tt3 Is beyond the compre
hension of an humbld member of congress,"
declared Representative Butler (Pa.). Mr.
Sabath (lip declared the commission's
work so far "for this large sum Is not
worth that many pennies."
Howell's Name , -'Goes
Nomination for United States Dis
trict Attorney Sent In by
' tho President.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON, D. C, January 24. (Spe
cial Telegram.) The nomination of Frank
S. Howell of Omaha to be. United 8tates
district attorney for the district of .Ne
braska, to succeed Charles A. Goraj was
sent to the senate today by President Taft.
It la expected that the senate will promptly
confirm the nomination.
President Taft sent to the senate the
nomination of General James Allen of the
army to be chief signal officer (reap
To be a brigadier general, Lieutenant
Colonel Hiram M. Chittenden, corps of en
Mr. Howell is In Arizona at present try
ing a case before ths territorial supreme
court. He is expected In Omaha Sunday.
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nany ttxnibit lor iaicua snow.
MITCHELL, 8. D., Jan. 24. (Special.)
The eleventh annual exhibition of th
South Dakota Poultry association will take
place January SI to February 4, In this
city In the jarge auditorium of tha city
hall, which affords an Ideal place for the
ahow, accomodating over 1,500, birds with
plenty of room for visitors. Owing to th
death of the president, E. T. Losey of
Huron, William Irabba of Tankton la ths
acting president, with L. 8. Vickers of
Mitchell, secretary. E. P. Band is ths
superintendent of the exhibition and will
attend to the arrival iCf the birds when
they coma. A.- B. Shaner of Illinois has
been secured to score the1 birds this year.
The premiums ,are the most liberal that
have been offered by tho association In
years, while ths special premiums and,
those of tha special breed of chickens ars
superior to anything yet offered. The In
dications point to the fact that tha entries
ars going to be large, suid If the weather
holds good an unusually large number
will be aent here from outside the stats
as haa been the case In former years.
Klrrmaa la Held I p.
BOONE. Ia.. Jan. U. ((Speclal.)-Saturday
night at midnight Frank Richmond, a
Northwestern fireman, was held up by
bandits on the East Elgnth street hill, hr.lf
a block from home, and robbed of 163. He
then escaped. Richmond had on a watch,
but this was not touched.
The friflht b often worse
than the disease; don't lose
your head, cheerful courage
is half .the battle. Rest, plain
nourishing food, out-door life
Is the other half Take the
Emulsion regularly ; it's the
most strengthening and flesh
producing food-medicine in
Baas 10., BMf , aa Ultia (areas
toautltul Bavins Bank 4 Child', aketaa.
SCOTT BOWNE. 4 rari St.. N. Y.
RIVERS NOT FOR RATE WAR
Commission Against Improvements
Merely to Hit Railroads. ,
FROWNS' ON TOLL SYSTEM
Report Holds that Federal Qovera
raeat Haa Proprietary Right
WASHINGTON, Jan. 24. Almost every
section of ths country will find subjects
of local as well as general Interest In the
preliminary report of the National Water
ways commission submitted to congress
today. The report Is based upon a com
prehaniva Investigation In this country
and abroad and w ill be followed by a sub
sequent report with further recommenda
tions. ' This preliminary report recommends,"
among other things, a general plan of con
servation of water power, with the shap
ing oi projects in me ugnt or luture neefl
of streams; resort to federal and state lear
Islatlon rather than to unnecessary chan
nel improvement merely to enforce reduc
tion of railroad freight rates, with inhibi
tion, on the other hand, of manipulation
of such rates to frceie out water competi
tion; a uniform system, of distribution of
cost of waterway Improvement between
federal, state and local governments; avoid
ance of multiplication of ports; restriction
of dam construction permits, inauguration
of such waterway projects only as can be
completed within a reasonable time; a fed
eral tax on power furnished to consumers;
reservation by the government of power to
alter or repeal power rights.
Frowns en Toll Charge.
The commission holds that the federal
government has no proprietary Vlght or in
terest In navigable wuters, which would
authorise the collection of tolls. It be
lieves that each consent to construct a
dam should provide that the grantee when
ever necessary to subserve navigation In
terests must construct and furnish power
for a lock suited to the locality 'and to
probable traffic development. Such re
quirements are claimed to be free from
legal objections which might be maintained
against a avstem of tolls.
Power developed at government dams for
navigation or Irrigation purposes should
bo utilised and adequately charged for.
Tho oommlss'on recommends that beforo
the granting of rights to construct dams In
any navigable stream, the whole stream, or
at least such parts as will be affocted by
the propored construction should be care
fully surveyed, that If constitutional author
ity therefore exists these grants should
authorise the secretary of war or other
official to regulate the charge for the power
rurnlshed consumers and should expressly
reserve to congress the right to alter,
amend or repeal.
Rates Not Primary , Object'.
While not denying the tendency of river
Improvements to lower railroad rates, - the
commission holds It underMrable to expend
money upon river channels solely for this
effect upon such rates. The fundamental
criterion, it says, should be whether a
railway or a watarway, when constructed
or improved, will be a profitable Invest
ment. Pointing out that the railways have
temporarily reduced rates and continued
them upon a lo-ver basis until competing
water lines have bean driven out of busi
ness the commission recommends that when
a rate la once thus reduced by a railroad
It should not be permitted to raise again
unless after a' hearing by tho Interstate
Commerce commission orvuther competent
body it should be found that uch proposed
Increase rests upon changed' conditions
other than the elimination or decrease of
Railways and Water Lines. -
The most essential requirement for the
rehabilitation of water traffic Is asserted
to be the establishment of harmonious re
lations between railways and water linos.
Iin practically every cesc of water routes
the boats are operated, the report says,
in connection, and in harmony with rail-w-ay
lines. The commission believes the
transportation facilities will b still fur
ther promoted by compelling Joint rates and
, pro-rating agreements, through bills of
lading and physical connection between
rail and water agencies, separate ware
houses and terminal systems for railroads
and waterways being often a wsste ot
capital. Terminal and wharfage charges
should be reasonable regardless of the
ownership of these facilities.
The commission cannot see Its way clear
to recommend a general' power to fix
minimum rates, but a majority of the com
mission would recommend empowering the
Interstate Commerce commission to pre
scribe minimum railroad rates whenever
in Its opinion the object of a railroad In
reducing rates Is to decrease waterway
Communities Must Co-Operate.
Referring to criticisms upon the delay of
congress In tha development of ' water
routes, the commission points to the fact
that the use of the improved channels In
many Instances haa not been commen
surate -with the expense Incurred and to a
lack of progresalveness In providing suit
able freight-carrying facilities and to fail
ure to provide modern terminal equipment.
No federal Improvement will suffice, the
commission Insists, without co-operation of
communities and business Interests ' and
between rail and water routes.
A uniform system Is recommended, ap
plicable to all waterways, under which sta
tistics may be collected, showing the vol
ume and different kinds of traffic carried
on the rivers and Inland channels. This
country is declared to be far behind sev
eral European countries in the accuracy
of Inland navigation statistics and the
commission wants to see mors extensive
Information regarding high and low water
and average discharge of the streams in
order to frame and affect plans for Im
provements. . i
Decrease ia Water Traffic.
The most striking Instance cited of de
crease in water-borne traffic Is that of the
Erie canal, though the commission regards
aa "quite as striking" the decrease in traf
flo on tha Mississippi river and its tribu
taries. Tho report says, on tha other hand, that
the traffic on the great lakes haa Increased
Improvements not essential to navigation
should not be undertaken by the federal
government, the commission thinks, and
Improvements In rivers and harbors should
not be made, unless sufficient assurance
ia given that proper wharves, terminals,
etc., shall be furnished, on reasonable
charges, by municipal or private enter
prises. Summarising conditions abroad, the com
mission says that the averags European
freight rates on railways paralleling water
routes, especially for shost distances, are
higher than In the United States. Ths
European rates for water-borne carriage
ars as high, or higher than railway in
the United States, where ths traffic Is
likewise large. The general policy of moat
European countries la towards waterways
TO Cl'HI A COLD lit OSB DAT
Take Laxative Br mo wulntnt Tableta
iruggista rai'und money If It fall to ours.
B. W. Urove s siana ture la on each bos. Ke.
May Extend Date
Tax Now Pending
If Decision in Supreme Conrt is Not
Returned by March 1 Congress
WASHINGTON, Jan. ?4.-In event of the
failure of the attempt to obtain a derision
from ths supreme court of the United
States as to the constitutionality of the
corporation tax provisions ot -the Payne
tarllf act before March t ths date by
which the return on the income of cor
porations niuot be filed, congress may be
asked to extend the data for the law be
The suit In which ths point arises Is that
of 8tella P. Flint, as general guardian of
the property of Samuel M. Stone. Jr.. a
minor, agalnstthe Stone-Tracy company of
BOSTON. Jan. 4.-John E. Gay of Jaf
fray. N." II., a stockholder In ths Baltlo
IS FORGING AHEAD FAST
i Has Now More Recular tedeta on
the Rostep Than Mlehlama
"For ths first time In it history Colum
blu university has more regular students
reglsteredfor the term from September to
June than either Michigan or Harvard," aaid
Frederick T. Keppell, secretary of .Colum
bia, who Was in Omaha Monday visiting
with Ihe alumni of the university. Me has
been making a (rip through the west and
has visited the Universities of Minnesota,
Wisconsin and will go from Omaha to Mis
souri and Illinois. He will also visit the
alumni In Kansas City and-At. Louls
"We have a total attendance of 6.110, of
whom over 1.000 are students In the non
professional graduate department. Wo
have over 2,000 students who hold their
"Columbla Is striving es muoh as possible
to take advantage of its location In the me
tropolis of this country' and at. the same
time Is striving to be a public servant to
New York. We hava many students who
do uuLftide Hoik and. uru silil alUiidln
Columbia. Muny f Ihe le deri lti englhecr
ing and 'architectural work In New Tork
are assisting the university and students
often secure work In these offices."
Mr. Keppell was a guet of Hurley Q.
Moorhoad at noon lunch at the Rome and
last evening waa entertained by tho local
Miimr.l of Columbia at the Omaha club.
He addreenod the senior eta of the
Omaha High school yesterday afternoon.
Mr. Koppoll spoke of the Work of Columbia
and other eastern collage and advised tho
Omaha students as to the beat ways of ob
taining a college education. He also spoke
of tho by-products of a college besides the
mero studies. Mr. Keppoll Is traveling weat
in the Interests of the University, of Co
lumbia. ' .
Pvavcy Case is
Heard on Appeal
ST. LOL'IS, Jan. 24. Arguments on a re.
Ftralnlnc order against th; Interstate
Commerce commission obtained by the
Peavey Klevator company of O.iinha
through tht railroads, began here today In
the United" States circuit court,A';.. v, , ,
At present, the commission Is restrained
from abolishing the elevator allowance of
l'A cents per 100 pounds, wlilch the rail
roads have granted to the Frnvey com
pany. Judges Sanborn, Hook and Adams
sro sitting In the case.
The Interstate Commerce cammlsslon Is
represented by P. F. Farrell and the rail
roads by Frank llagerman of Kansas City,
John Barton Payne' of Chicago, M. B.
Koon of Indianapolis and ST. H. Loomis of
Omaha. . ,
MOTTEMZRTS CT OCZAjr STXAKSKXPS
Uurenatown lmljr:a .
Southampton... Amerilii 1 '
Gibraltar. . . .k . ACeirlc . paoronla
Alndrt.,...,.. .Campania..., , .
Nw York. I.i Touraln....,.
New York '....San Otorglo ' ,
Nw York Ha Italia M
Naw York.... ...... Atlllnal ,' ' '
Nw York.. California
I ' .
Imported Cocoas? .
are higher lo price than tbos-e
of American manufacture.. -The
fact thai our Govermpn
collects Heavy Duty pa the
same ABSOLUTELY doc not
improve the QUALITY, but
only INCREASES tho, trice
Is the Derlectfoit oi lmrlmn
manufacture and is absolutely
tne rurest nest In the World
anV W Trust
Tho Original tnd Qinclni ,
Tht Food Drink for All Ago.
Forlru'arjU.Invaudi.ftnd Crowing children.
PureNutrition.upbuilding the whole body.
Invigorate the nursing mother and the aged.
Rich milk, malted yain, in powder form.
A quick liiacb prepared in a minate.
Take bo substitute. Ask for H OR LICK'S.
Others are imitations.
Tke only high-claM
Baksaj Powder sold af
a WonWete pric
Assisted by Cuticura
Depot: Imioa. IT. OnrlrrMiiw Be,. I
fir 10. R J la Chauw tl'Aulin; Aus
tralia, ft. Towni A Co.. fiyJorr: India. D. K.
raul. Calcutta: Cbma. nmi Kong Drug Co.
Jnnan. Z. P. Minim. UJ., Tokkv Bo. Africa,
t.nnn. Ltd1.. Caw Town, Me : USA. peuar
pni A Oim Oarp . Sola prow, J85 nolnm
bu Ar , Boauio. as-Pott-froo. l-nf OmU
rur Brmk. a AuthefHv the Car sod
TmtmMt at Skni nd Hair.
Cpdlke Milling 5o. m
Please find cncl7se4 s piece of poetry.
I would like to hare the honor of win
ning a sack of your rolehrated flour. I
have used It wll tht ' time since I have
been In Omaha, and I.haro nothing but
words of praise for It.
Tho Ancient Order of Old Maids bald
meeting- whloh lasted several hours.
Thsy drlfttd from how' to oaoh ft hus
band to ssv?ral brands of fleura.
ficin bemoaned - their msasljr laok em
ths ratslnr of tbs dough,
And they gave a thousand reasons, aatfl
miss C'Tocl said. . 1TOIH ...
If you uss Just a little hit more sense
and a little less of Jaw,..
Tou will nsvsr have tbeae troubles. If
yon ass ths 'Frlds of Omaha.' "
MRS. DAN. O'BRIEN,
3013 Ames Avenue.
An Order on Her- Grocer, for ft
24 lb. Sack of Prid 'of 'Oaiaht Flow
lo Erery Woman ''.
who malls u a verse 'of four to six lines
(which we use for advertising) about Pride
of Omaha Flour. -'' . .
Updike Milling Co.
1613 Sherman Aye., Omaha, ATeu.
"X kin kwlt meat,
but rm Jiggered If. Z
Un kwlt smokin'. i
"It's me for another"
pocket full of all H
vane 'TMUST BTJBT
IB' elgaxs. So seek
.wont break us."
Centra! Cigar Store
321 Houth 10th Rtrwt.
Matinee and Night Only
Wednesday, Jan. 26
Wm. Morris (Inc.) l'resvnts th World
Famous Hcotch Comedian and Entertainer.
With a Company of Celebrated Associate
And Special Xiauder Orchestra.
Seats on sale Monday, Jan. !t
Prices ROc. 11.00. tl.r.'" and S,00.
reserved by telegraph from out. nf , town
with money order or cnecK.
BOYD'S I TONIGHT
and WEDKESDtT-HiT. WSDsTHSOAT
rm the Wireless Messag s of XAnghtsr"
The Traveling Salesman
by James Forbes, aathor of the "Chorus
Thursday Bsnry Woodruff, seats today.
150. 800. bO-i. 71c.
Tonight, all week- Metlne Wednesday-.
v Henry j. Harris prasanis
Tbs Lion and the flbuso
By Charles Klein.
Banaay Hormaa maokett. In Classmataa.
Matins Xvary Say, SslS. . Erasing Per.
fonaanoe, ails. Tuls Wki "our ticy ta
Blue," Kdwln Holt Co.. Mildred trover,
Avsry A Hart, "Ueiiera!" fcdwsrd l.avlna,
Th Plcquay, Rosa lloina, th Ktnodrome
and th Orpheum Concert Orchestra.
grtS 10' "S d '.
Bally ta., 1M9-I0o.
Twiee dally til weak, eloeaA- Friday, sight
trocTaIoTEros ( i
aZTBATAOAMEa. AMD TAtDBVULl J
tnelaamg "wua huju to iiiuii."
Xtadlss dime maUnss daUy at 8:18.
at. mat. and night i Wiu. Orsw Stock Ou.
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