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THE HKK: OMAHA. NATTKDAY. AP1UL 9, 1910.
Orchard & Wilhelm
1iq.lb.l3 South Sixteenth St.
Safday Special Basem'nt
ularly for 75c; our pric
for Saturday only,
We announce the purchase of 15 cases of Nottingham
Ijace Curtains from an Eastern jobber at .'J0 less than their
actual value, all of which will go on sale Monday morning,
April 11th, at correspondingly low prices. This will be of
special interest to curtain buyers. Every pair is perfect ; all
guaranteed by us.
Sale Saturday Morning, April Ilth,
The Connoll Blaff offloe of tne
Omaha la at IS Scott Street.
Both 'phones 43.
Davis, drugs. ,
The Clark barber shop for bntlifl.
Uoi d dressers. See Martin Peterson.
COftftlGANS, unde-takers. 'Phone 14S.
FAUST BF.KR AT llOGURS BUFFET.
Wooiliintf I'lvdoitaklnjr company. Tel. 339.
Lit-win Under, f uncial director. 'Phone 37.
Baird Boland. undertakers. 'Phone 122.
41. W. Terr, optician, moved to 411 W.
roadway. Kycs. examined free.
' Bluff City. Masonic lodge will meet to
night for work In the second degree.
For first-class wall paper work, palnt-
It.g and wall rrr, at.d reasonable prices,'
roe Jensen, Masonic temple.
The' best and cheapest place In the city
to e X your wall pi er and palming Is at
W. NlChplsisen A Co.. 14 South Main street.
The Woman's Missionary society of the
First Presbyterian church will meet this
afternoon at ?:30 o'clock In the church par
Kntry was made In the district court yes
terday of the dismissal of the suit recently
brought by Mrs, Grace Kelchart against
" Setli May. proprietor of a saloon on
Uroadway. Mrs. Kalchart accused May of
Kelling 'llnitor to her' husband, who had
been adjudged an Inebriate.
Henry C. Brands of Hancock. represent
fitlve frtim Pottawattamie county, was in
the city yesterday visiting friends. He
Mated -tbst he would not seek renomlnation
it (he. lime primary, a he did not desire
io hold any political office any'1 longer.
N HloiiBhoV' 'it'' 9t'- Macedonia, the other
iru i-ieniirtlVa fiom this County, has also
at iHiu'l il)aL be IMiot atk reinnlna-4
The n..1;iV nf lonkinir for n neuro wljo
la taid in have' assaulted Joe Emile, a
i;uck, iaiiM'vr. 'at the Ne-rihw eatern yards
mlate Wednesday nlgM: The negro at
Viemptofl to . hold' Kmlle up and when lie
' iiKrnvei'.il ICinile was without money -on
Us peivoiv twat. him oyer the head with a
neavy hammer. The asuault is alleged to
Try it and you
because you look
j stamps you as panic-
: ular, not "finicky;"
proud, but not overly
so ana prosperous
u quae no.
fost styles $5.00
315 S. 16th SI
Formerly Hiosoa Cafe Bldf.
House Mail Box This mail box is made
of heavy galvanized iron, finished iu both
aluminum and black. This is a similarity
of the regular mail box used by the govern
ment, and is a. very durable mail box, has a
spring bar for holding papers, a glass panel
in center of front and is fitted with u lock
nnd two kovs. This Mail Box sells tcs-
have been committed near Twelfth street
and Avenue K, where Kmlle rooms. Kmlle
succeeded In reaching his room In a dazed
condition, where, ho was later found by
his rnommme, Steven Kelevane, who no
tified the police.
"The Great Divide."
Is coming to town a rare treat In store
for discriminating playgoers. After two
years of eager expectancy the local lovers
of good drama are at last to see what the
leading dramatic critics of America, have no
widely heralded as "the long-awaited 'great
American play.' " Contracts have I been
signed, sealed and delivered whereby the
management of the Star theater may defi
nitely announce "The Great Divide" on
Sunday matinee and night.
Decorating homes Is a specialty with us.
We charge only reasonable prices. We have
everything In the line of wall paper and
paint. Try us once, after that you will be
a steady customer. II. Borwlck, 211 S.
BOARD FAILS TO AGREE
ON DRAINAGE DITCH
Owners Divided in Ronte New Im
provement la to Take, Bat
The hearing held yesterday by the Board
of County Supervisors In the matter of the
proposed establishment of the Honey Creek
drainage district developed the fact that
while the owners of property affected were
practically unanimous as to the necessity
of the Improvement they were divided .as
jto the route the ditch should take. Over
fifty .interested land owners, were present
t the hearing, which was held In the south
court room of the county court house, as
the board's room was entirely Inadequate .to
accommodate the crowd. Several attorneys
representing different property owners were
- The members of the board, after spending
the entire day listening to the attorneys and
the property owners who favored one or
the other of the suggested routes, failed to
reach any decision In the matter, and de
cided to hold another hearing on April 21,
to which time the supervisors as a drainage
The supervisors of this county will meet
In Joint session with the supervisors ot
Harrison county on 'Apr'! 20 to take up mat
ters in ' connection with the Harrison
Pottawattamie drainage district.
Mrs. R. M. . Sprague, president; Mrs.
Emma- Lucas and Miss Sperling of the
Woman's Christian association appeared be
fore the board following the hearing in the
Honey Creek drainage matter with a com
plaint that the EdmUndson Memorial hos
pital, the Institution conducted by the
association, was not getting its proper-proportion
of county cases. A few months ago
the Woman's Christian association suc
ceeded in Inducing the supervisors to in
crease the amount paid .by the county for
medical and surgical cases in which the
patients were county charges. The com
mittee yesterday complained that sine the
Increase had been granted the Edmundson
hospital had not been getting Its just pro
portion ef the county cases and that nearly
all such cases had been sent to the other
hospitals. Before the increase was granted
nearly all county cases were sent, the com
mittee said, to the Edmundson hospital.
The members of the board assured the
committee that there was no Intention on
its part to discriminate In favor of one
hospital against another and that It would
look Into the matter. The city physician,
the members of the' board stated, had no
authority to send a patient for whose care
the county would be responalble to any hos
pital without first securing authority from
either Dr. Hanrhett, the county physician,
or from George Miller, the overseer of the
Chl-N'amel, the new floor finish, will not
scratch and hot water will not destroy the
globH. P. C. De Vol Hardware Co.. agents,
WANTED EXPERIENCED LADV
IrTENOCRAPiiKIt AND BOOKKEEPER;
PREFER ONE ABLE l'O PLAY PIANO;
ADDRESS IN OWN H.V.N D WRITING,
STATING SALARY EXPECTED. "A,"
OMAHA BEE, 15 fcCOTT STREiTT.
HIMDRKf) KINK FOB, WHITE
Man's Bondsmen Relieved from Obll- '
ration to Stale.
Judge Woodruff of the district court yes
terday isiiued an order exonerating the
bond of Charles While and discharged the
sureties. Elmer Fehr and others.
White was Indicted in May of last year
on the charge of stealing $44 from Joe
Soniich, a railroad section hand, while
Sonrlrh was asleep in the railroad depot
at I'nder wood. The money was found un
der a sidewalk, where White told the
officers' lie had hid it. H was released
on a bond of fMQ. Failing to appear for
trial lat October his bond was ordered
Whits appeared in court In person yes
terday morning and through his attorney
entered a plea of guilty to the charge. A
fine of 1100 was Imposed.
In explanatlou of his failure to appear
last October for trial a statement was filed
with the court to the effect that White
was present on tlia day set for his trial,
which was continued; that he appeared on
the second day set and understood that
the case had been dropped because of the
failure of the prosecuting witness to appear.
BUSINESS MEN TAKE STAND
Number Defend Acti of Mayor Rich
mond ai Chief oL Police.
FINE SYSTEM COUNTENANCED
lormrr Mayor Marrae Testifies Bl
latlon Was eoesnrr hr ('
-ll Islet te Tntll
"I ran afford to be removed from office,
but I cannot afford to be even suspected
of perjury. When I go upnti the stand 1
shall tell the truth. Everything In connec
tlon with my official actions as chief of
the police department of the city of Council
Bluffs will be told without any reserva
tion," declared Major George H. Richmond,
who will take the stand today In tho hear
ing before Judge Woodruff in the district
court in the action brought by the attorney
general of Iowa tu remove him from the
offlre of chief ot police.
Attorney General Byers closed the evi
dence for the state early yesterday after
noon, when the defense began the Intro
duction of Its witnesses. Many of the lead
ing business men of the city took the stand
yesterday afternoon and testified on benait
of the accused officer. These witnesses.
without exception, testified that in their
opinion conditions In Council Bluffs had
greatly Improved during the administration
of Major Richmond as head ot the police
department of the city.
Frank T, True, treasurer of the city of
Council Bluffs, was an important witness
Introduced by the defense yesterday after
noon. Mr. True, upon whose figures and
calculations the city council for a number
of years past has based its appropriations
for maintenance of the several municipal
departments for the fiscal year, ahowed
that It had been absolutely necessary to
figure on the revenue derived from ques
tionable sources In order to run the muni
cipal machinery each year.
I Policy Lone In Vone.
The policy of collecting fines from the
gambling houses, the houses of Ill-fame and
the women of the town, Mr. True testified,
had been In vogue many years before Major
Richmond assumed the duties of chief of
During the first four years of Major Rich
mond's terra as chief of police there had
been turned into the city treasury from
what is known as the "police fund" as
much as $14,000 a year. Mr. True said, but
that In the last two years, since the aglta
tlon against these conditions had increased
the revenue from these questionable sources
had been materially reduced.
A statement prepared by the city treas
urer showed that $271,000 had been received
by the city during the last twenty years
from these questionable sources. Mr. True
was the last witness for the day. The
business men who testified on behalf o
the accused officer during the afternoon
were: Charles W. McDonald, local man
ager of the Sandwich Manufacturing com
pany, who had served two terms as a mem
ber of tho city council; O. P. Wlckham,
leading contractor, who has been a, rest
dent of the city for fifty-two years; E. H.
Merriam, vice president and treasurer of
David Bradley & Co., one of the leading
Implement firms of tho city; A. T. Flick
inger, a leading attorney and member of
the local bar since. 1876; H. A. Qulnn, sec
rotary and manager of the Qulnn Lunr
per company;.. William Groneweg, former
state senator, and senior member of the
Groneweg t Schoentgen Wholesale Grocery
company, who has resided in Council Bluffs
for forty-nine years, been mayor of the
city, member of the school board) member
of the Board of County Supervisors,-treasurer
of the school district and at present
Is a member of the Board of Fire and Po
lice Commissioners; Thomas D. , Metcalf,
president., and .treasurer of the Metcalf
company, clothiers, and W. A. Maurer,
wholesale dealer In china.
Louis Zurmuchlen and B. M. Sargent
members of the Fire and Police board,
were also witnesses ror the defense. Mr.
Zurmuehlen was city clerk in 1892 and again
under Mayor Macrae, and his testimony
showed that the same system of collecting
lines prevailed In 1892.
Mr. Zurmeuhlen was closely examined by
the attorney general as to whether ho was
not aware of the fact that there had been
continual complaint and criticism of Major
Rlchmond'a administration. That such had
been the case Mr. Zurmuehlen refused to
admit, but said there had been some criti
cism. "I saw some criticism in the press," said
"Is It not a fact," asked counsel for the
defense, "that the only criticism was In
the local official organ of the attorney gen
eral and only since the attorney general
began his campaign against Judge Smith
for the congressional nomination In this dis
trict?" Mr. Zurmuehlen did not reply to the
question of counsel for tho defense and
Gambllna; Under Renlntlon.
Dr. Donald Macrae, mayor for four years,
and who first appointed Major Richmond
chief of police, was a strong witness for
the defense. He told of the open town
when he went Into office and his efforts
to Improve conditions. He said that he was
adverse to permitting gambling houses to
run. but after a conference with the mem
bers of the city council and the finance
committee of the city council, of which
Robert B. Wallace was then chairman, he
had been given to understand that It was
absolutely essential that the city should
obtain the revenue from these questionable
sources. Such being the case. Dr. Macrae
testified, he had finally decided that If
these elements could not be entirely elim
inated it would be best to place them
under strict regulation, and this be and
his chief of police had done.
"The actions of Major Richmond as chief
of police during my two terms of office
were under the Instructions of myself and
the city council," declared Dr. Macrae.
C. E. Sparks, secretary of the West Coun-
cil Bluffs Improvement club, was the first
witness called by the state yesterday morn
ing. His testimony related to complaints
about a roadhous In the western part of
Several members of the police fores who
hafl testified were recalled, their evtdenst
being cumulative and tending to amplify
what had already been covered.
Assistant County Attorney Ross testified
to Indictments returned In the state court
against John C. Mabray and other mem
bers of the swindling syndicate.
Frank Blank, cashier of E. E. Hart, tes
tified to the renting by Mabray of a safety
deposit box In the bank,
to the following:
FOR MEDICAL AND FAMILY USE
BUY YOUR LIQUORS AT- ROSEN FELD
L1QUOP- CO., 819 8. MAIN. 'PHONES 332$.
sensational laicise of Bay,
SLATER, la.. April 1 (.Special. ) One
if the, most sensational Instances of yr
dost ruction which has ever stirred this
community, came, to light yesterday when
tne body or ' Brownie- Mlcaaelaon. son of
Mrs. Anna Mtchacliton was found In ths
ulna of the barn on the Mlchaelbon farm
Destroyed In the barn were five head of
horses and a large quantity of hay. When
search for the body of the boy. who was
sixteen years of age. was made. It wa
found with a piece of wire around the neck.
It Is presumed that Mlchaelson set fire to
the barn and then hanged himself. It was
learned after that Mlchaelson had pre
viously set fire to his bed. but for some
reason the fire went out before It did any
town News ote.
TAMA Clifford Crawford a young man
of this place, was fined $1"0 and costs In
the federnl court at I'eilar Rapids Wednee
ilay morning for selling liquor to an In
dian. DIKE While sathering the family wash
ing from the line In her dour ard late
yesterday, Anna Evers, aged 11 years, was
struck and Instantly killed by lightning
Im bolt struck the house and traveled
along the wire to the girl.
CRESTON Officers have announced that
he old Fifty-first Iowa i-eclment. which
went to the Philippines and had planned to
hold a reunion at Ked thik or tne surviv
ors this year, will not be held.
BODE Nicholas Oringer. aged 0 years.
was killed Wednesday near here by either
'ailing or being thrown from his wagon. In
which he was driving to town. The horses
an a short distance ana were stopped at
nearby farm. When Oringer s body was
found he was dead.
HARLAN While Peter Swanson. a
farmer here, was burning stalks yesterday
a burning shuck blew onto a load of hay
near a barn, setting the hay afire and,
with a high wind raging, several of his
farm buildings were destroyed.
HARLAN AI Corey, a blacksmith of De
fiance, was seriously injured yesterday
when a belt running an emery wheel in his
shop rausht In the glove he was wearing
on his rliiht hand, breaking his wrist in
two places and lacerating the flesh of his
GRUNDY CENTER Charles, aged 8
years, the son of Mr. and Mrs. L. Aswiv
gan of Stout, was struck ana Rinea ty
lightning late yesteroay aunng a tnunner
storm. During the same storm the home
of Charles I. Kelter and the office of C. L.
Kelter. lumber merchant, were struck, r ire
damaged both places.
HARLAN Jesse P. Carlson, son of Snren
Carlson, a prominent Lincoln township
farmer, and Miss Hazel Iell Custer, daugh
ter of Bent Custer of Falrvlew township,
were married at noon yesterday at the
Custer home In Falrvlew township. Itev.
E. V. McCormlck of the Christian church
officiating at the ceremony.
GARNER John Reibe. aged 14 years, was
accidentally shot and Instantly killed by
his companion. Henry Hchllsrhtlng. at the
former s home early weonesoay night. The
Reibe lad was wheeling a wheelbarrow Into
the barn while Schllghtlng was following
him, carrying the loaded rifle. The latter
stumbled and fell and the gun went off,
the bullet entering Reihe's head.
ROCKWELL J. H. Brown, president of
the Farmers State Grain Dealers asso
ciation, died at his home her Wednesday
night. Mr. Brown was one of the very
prominent men of Iowa In the co-operative
farmers movements which nave become bo
wlrieoDread. He was recently urged to be
come a candidate for ra lroad commissioner.
but had declined.
CRESTON The latest change In officials
of the Burlington Is the transfer of W. F.
Giles, trainmaster at Chicago, to the same
position at the Beardstown, III., yards, to
succeed W. H. Chittenden, who Is made as
sistant superintendent at Aurora. The
trainmaster's place In Chicago will be filled
by H. E. Rugglas, chief yardmaster of that
HARLAN After a serious Illness or a
few days Judd McKniglit parsed away
Friday afternoon at the Methodist hospital
In Omaha, where he had undergone an
ooeratlon for appendicitis the day before.
He was a prominent young man and was
postmaster at Deriance, la., until nis health
became Door, and he resigned, moving then
to a farm near Defiance. He was 27
CRESTON Oskakwvsa dairy men and the
city council are engaged In a tuberculosis
war, the dairymen refusing to have the
cattle tested and threatening to discontinue
the milk supply If forced to test. Dr. Gull
ford H. Summers, secretary of the State
Board of Health, has been called upon by
the oouncil to defend their action, and the
women's clubs are taking up the question
HARLAN The 8-year-old daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Graves of Center town
ship was seriously burned yesterday aft
ernoon by falling Into a bonfire which
Mrs. Graves had started with leaves and
rubbish in the farm yard and left lor a
few minutes to gu to tiie house. The
child was severely burned about the
head, hands and breast and the chances
for recovery are very light.
CRESTON Burlington railroad switch
men are to receive S cents an hour advance
In wages all along the line, the same as the
men In Chicago and the eastern terminal
of the road, through the efforts of F. L.
Barnes of this city, chairman of the griev
ance committee of the Brotherhood of Rail
way Trainmen of that system. This agree-
ment was reached in Chicago yesterday at
a conference witn tne operating officials.
The switchmen of the entire system will
also be governed by the same rules as the
CRESTON-Captaln J. C. Poston of Vil
lisoa, one of the best known officers of
the National Uuard, head of Company B
Fifty-fifth regiment, will have to stand
trial on a charge of embexsiement from
the state. He Is charged with falsifying
his company's payroll, using nis armory
rentals for Improper purposes and generally
mismanaging the company's financial af
fairs. It U rumored that the military au
thorities are suspicious of several company
commanders, but Poston Is ths first one to
HARLAN The prohibition county con
vention was called to order at the court
house yesterday afternoon by C. Durant
Jones, state chairman. J. C. Carter, Irwin,
was elected county chairman for two
years, and Rev. E. V. McCormlck of this
city was chosen secretary. Delegates to
the state convention to be held In Des
Moines April 26 and 27 selected are Rev.
J. C. Carter, William Constable, James
Wittrup, Irwin; W. H. Wllfong, Botna;
Rev. A. W. Harned, Shelby. A county
ticket will be put In the field.
HARLAN The second of a series of
burglaries along the Great Western rail
road came yesterday morning about 1 a.
ni , when two robbers broke Into the
Branson store at Irwin, la. Obtaining a
scoop shovel at the Great Western depot
they broke In the windows in the front
of the store and carried away rings,
watches and valuable jewelry valued at
$300. The postofflce, which Is located in
the same building, was not bothered. The
two men were seen going west about 2
o'clock In the morning towards the rail
road yards, where officers found tliey
had discarded the Jewelry trays, and are
supposed to have Jumped on a passenger
train going west. The town has no night
BURLINGTON Burlington's new mayor,
W. C. Cross, the first mayor elected under
the commlsaion plan, has thrown a boroh
Into the camp of the reform element and
churches by outlining the policy of the new
administration, telling them that the ad
ministration was no kindergarten and
would not be expected to look after the mor
als of the youth of the city; If the churches
did not like the way the cheap theater and
picture shows were taking their audiences
away they should furnish counter attrac
tions; that there were recognized necessary
evils, which, If not sanctioned, should be
approved, and that there would be no Inter
ference with Sunday base ball nor theaters
In the city. The address has aroused the
CRESTON-Proceedings In the federal
court came to a close Tuesday evening at
this place. Six tme bills were returned bv
the grand Jury and all were disposed of.
John Hodges, Indicted on a charge of boot
legging, pleaded guilty and was given a
fine of tioO and costs and sixty days in
which to pay the fine. The cases of James
and May Mullen. James Miller and Buck
Graves, Indicted for bootlegging, were car
ried over to tne next term. Kaymond Har
rison's offense of impersonating an officer
was aVso continued. The charge against
Earl Ryder for sending defamatory post
cards through the mail was Ignored by the
grand Jury, but Judge McPherson ordered
the caa resubmitted to the next grand
Jury, also the case of Hoaea Scott to be
resubmitted to the next grand jury.
Licenses to wad wars Issued yesterday
Name and Residence ge
Chester Neuflnd. Missouri Valley, la Tl
Mary Travers, MUaouii Valley, Is
Max C. Hamburg. Council Bluffs.
Clara Bennett. Ottumwa, la
Elmer VYimmer. Omaha
A lire Case, Hamburg, la
Rdward O. Carlson. HoHth Omaha.
Mlnnls Hentges, fcouih Omaha
fcarah J. Moore, tTH Klllston avenue,
II. Wu; Oneonta Investment company, u2
t Harney, garage. fl2.V0U; Mrs. Mary An
drena V K ler' svemie, frame, tl.too;
Iayhuff H'rkmis, 2Ui Souta TJiuIy.
fourth, fiame, ti.ooT
1 7 luKI
wis m mmmmmi
ART STYLE 4-0
Please Take 5 Minutes This Evening-Think of a Good Name
for the Schmollerfic Mueller Piano-Send it to us early Saturday
That is all you necU do to participate In tills conlcM.
$1,1 1.1 worth, of prizes a pianos I Ihih- aMl organ 1 Columhiii Phonograph 1 Iltict llench $Uft
in Cash will be given away to those who send in the 12 nest names for 12 Schmoller & Miii ller pinnos.
Voti are limited to the sending of one name, that the judges may more quickly muke the awards.
No dots to eount no puzzle to solve Just send DM0 (iOOl) NAME.
Twelve contestants are to be the happy winners of either Pianos, Organ Item h or Cash. No ouo
stands a belter chance than you.
Note the list of valuable prizes, Ihe fair conditions of this contest, the judges all well known to fill-
aens of this community. then mend
For the Most Expressive Name Suggested
BTVLE 40 SCHMOLLKR Ml'KLIiER PIANO, VALl KIl AT S 450
NEXT BEST NAME. ONE STYLE SO SCHMtHiliKR & MI KIXKU PIANO, VALI EI1 AT. .
NEXT REST NAME, ONE PIAXO-CASEH ORGAN, VAIA El AT $150
NEXT REST NAME, ONE COLUMBIA PHONOGRAPH, VALUER AT 875
NEXT BEST NAME, IN CASH $50
NEXT BEST NAME, ONE DUET BENCH, AIA EI) AT
NEXT BEST NAME, IN CASH
NEXT BEST NAME, IN CASH
NEXT BEST NAME, IN CASH $5 THE NEXT
NEXT BEST NAME, IN CASH $5 FOR THE NEXT
Amounting altogether to a total of $1,145 worth of prizes, which we will give away ABSOLUTELY
FREE for the twelve best suggested names.
Now, as to the conditions of the contest, which you will please read plainly, so flint there will be no mis
understanding. FIRST All of Ihe prizes above enumerated will be on display at our salesrooms in this cily dining the con.
test, with the exception of the $5, which has been deposited iu Ihe, First National Bunk of Dmnlm, with ,
Mr. T. L. Davis, cashier. . . . . .
SECOND Each contestant in restricted to the submitting of one name only.
THIRD Names may be sent in either on a separate sheet of paper or 011 Ihe coupon attached to this ad.
FOURTH The judges will base their awards on the appropriateness of the names given.
FIFTH The Judges will be Mr. T. L. Davis, cashier First National Bank, Omaha; Mr. V. H. Ostenhcrg,
president Scott's Bluffs National Bank, Omaha; Mr. Herman Peters, proprietor Merchants hotel,
Omaha; Mr. Frank M. Furay of Omaha, city and county treasurer; Mr. Dau Butler of Omuha, Cily 1'lerk.
SIXTH Every contestant, whether a prize winner or not,- will receive one copy absolutely freo of the
Schmoller & Mueller Triumphal March.
SEVENTH Answers may be submitted by mail or brought to our store by the contestants or by a rep
resentative. All answers must be in by the evening of Saturday, April 23, by O o'clock.
EIGHTH The names of the successful contestants will be announced in the columns of this pappr im
mediately following the completion of the awards. Please remember that the above prizes will Ik- given
away absolutely free; that no entrance fcels charged for participation in this contest, and that the name
which appeals to you as the most appropriate may be Bent either on the attached coupon or upon a sep
arate sheet of paper.
Schmoller & Mueller Piano Co., Contest Dept. B, Omaha, Neb
Approved by the Post Office Department
This contest wis submitted to the post office depart
ment March 15th, and was approved by the department
under date of March 18th. Thus, there v.. 1 1 be no reason
for non-completion of this contest, and, as In previous
contests, with the exception of one, which we were not
permitted to carry forward to completion, the Schmoller
& Mueller Piano Co. will do exactly as It always agrees
to do, and will positively award the above named prises
to th-jee who, according to the committee of Judges have
submitted the twelve best names.
Love Swindle .
Girl the Rait
Young Woman Accused of Obtaining
Money from Ardent Wooers on
PITTSBL'RG, April 8 Another indict
ment was returned today on charges of
graft romantic Instead of councllmanlcs
Alice Peterson, a pretty Johnstown girl,
being charged In a true bill returned by
the federal grand Jury with having used
the United States malls to conduct a
fraudulent matrimonial scheme, in which
she was the bait.
The young woman Is said to have had
a large correspondence with men in west
ern cities and when love affairs had rip
ened to a proper point she would ask them
to send money for her fare to their town
so that she might marry them.
Among the exhibits offered by the
postoffice Inspectors are a number of
fervid letters. One was addressed to J.
Frank Hoss of Eugene, Ore., whom she
,a 1.. arnit her 1100. Another was
to Frank K. Burk, A,ngelo, Ind. She asked
Frank to send 135. The third letter was
Hon Baker. Ambrose, N. D. In tills
letter the writer asked for S57.82.
MAN SAYS THIRD DEGREE
MADE HIM CONFESS CRIME
Prisoner o Trial for Marder Clnlms
Police Honaded Illm lata
vvw vriRK. Aoill 8.-The statement of
a man on trial for his lifs that he had
been tortured by the police "third degree"
Into making a confession to murder caused
a' sensation today In the court of general
Stephen Boehm. charged with killing Ja
cob Veil, admitted signing a confession
presented by the prosecution, but said he
did so to escape abuse. He suld that after
being kept in a cell twenty-four hours
without food, drink or sleep, he was taken
bfor the head of the homicide bureau
and mauled and beaten until he could
"When I was almost exhausted," he said,
I was told I would escape with a light
sentence If 1 confessed. 1 did so, as I was
only too glad to end the torture."
The trial was postponed until Monday and
his story will be luvestigaieu.
BABY GIRL IN BHTAN HUMt
"Mary" I Kamo Given Utile Grand
daughter of Xebraskan
at Tichsi Arls.
MN'COLN, April 8. A private dispatch
to relatives In Lincoln tells ot the birth
today, at Tucson, Ariz., of a daughter to
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Bryan, Jr. The baby
has already been named, Mary Eholes
Bryan. Mary Sholes was the maiden
name of the mother of Mrs, William J.
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Free a $450
Nicaragua May Be Held for Capture
of American Vessels Off
WASHINGTON, April 8 The seizure of
the Lark and Kisfuerzo, the American
owned vessels which were captured re
cently on the east coast of Nicaragua by
parties claiming to be acting In tho Inter
ests of Dr. Msdrtz, Is likely to form the
basis for claims against the Nicaraguan
According to Information received at the
.State department these vessels when
seized were engaged In legitimate coast
wise trade, distributing merchandise to
their owners' branch depots on the coast.
There is now reason to believe that
the seizure was the wrongful act ot pri
vate parties, for which Madriz denied all
responsibility and ordered their xurrender
to the commander of the United States
bhip Paducah, who In turn will deliver
them to the American consul ut Iiluefields.
The bark, when seized, was loaded to
sail for Biuefielda with rubber and gold,
the property of the owners, for transporta
tion to the United States. The Ksfuerzo
was loaded with gasoline and supplies for
Its owners' mines. In both casts the car
goes were appropriated by the' captors of
the vessels, and although withuut direct
Information on the subject, the department
assumes the cargoes' have not been re
turned with the vessels.
PROMINENT WAYNE MAN DIES
David C. Main I'uasea Away After
I, nnd I'sefal 1.1 fe
WAYNE, Neb., April 8. (Special Telo
gram.) After an Illness of about two weeks
David C. Main, aged 01 years, died Tuesday
morning. He was cashier of tho Citizens'
National bank and was one of the most
prominent men of Wayne and northwest
Nebraska, a man loved and honored by
the entire citizenship of this city and sur
rounding country. He was a member of
the Methodist church. In which he. was an
arden worker, and as a member of the
school board for many years took an ac
tive Interest In education. Having been a
resident of Wayne fur nearly a quarter of
a century he has been a great factor finan
cially and otherwise In the upbuilding of
Tho funeral was held at the home this
afternoon, the burial services being In
charge of the Masonic order. A great num
ber of relatives and friends from Iowa and
elsewhere were present. The public- schools
were cloud for the day and In the after
noon all of the business houses were closed
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BEST NAME, IX CASH $5
REST NAME, IX CASH $5
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THS lOEMOLLEB ft MUELLER FIAHO CO.,
Omaha, Neb., Contest Dept. B.
Gentlemen: I desire to submit foiy the cnnslrlerat Inn
of the judnis In your naino content the following name,
which nppcalR to 1110 as the must iipproiirlate for one
of your beautiful, sweet-toned Sclimoller .V: Mueller
My name Is
My address i
The name I suggest Is
I own a piano Yes or No
And 11 othor valuable
jirizes for 12 names.
Send In one name to
Schmoller & Mueller.
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Piano Player Go.
Old Iloston Store. :M Floor.
Artesian Water Free
The present agitation regard
ing ths city's drinking water,
prompts me to inform the pub
lic that tlia Pure Arlusan Water
' HOTEL ROUE
It free to all wbo care to use Ik
in their homes.