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THE r.F.K: OMAHA. TL'KSDAY. AP1!IL, 10. 1910.
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EIliZF CITY r.EWS
feeat Mat Xi.
tnd Crtlf ! T-iblio Aeoonatant.
nrfcttug TTs; firms Bnrgsae Qrasdea Co.
1880 Wettoaai Life Iunrtaot Ca 110
CiiarUa K. Ally. General Agent, Omaha,
tor Tout Fin rre In moth proof
vault. Nominal coat. Situkerta, liaiur;
Koyal JTt libera Ajuuversary Ivy
fcimp. No. 3, Id. y.u Neighbors, will rei
Wat Its nineteenth tnnlvrnary on Wed
"day evening. "
-""-trta ta Better Mr. John Nel
wn Patrick, who has been critically 111 for
several days, was said to be considerably
tnpruved In health Monday.
Taa ITebraata Sa-Uiga and Xioaa Aae'a
loans on homes only ;n Douglas county.
Service prompt, lurmi reasonable. Hoard
. of TratU Bid., Uo3 Famam tit., Omaha.
an Card Farty A carl party will
be given Tuesday evening, April la. at the
Modern Woodman Kail at Fifteenth and
Dooglaa streets, oy Pansy camp for the
beaaflt of the, Wodern Woodmen Sanitarium
at Colorado prtngn. '
Car-nb- Bomad Over James Cnrnahy.
the man who wax. arrested Saturday ami
Identified as tha one who stole t'A from the
Glr-ncoa Milla company luat week, waa
bound over to tha district court under Jft
bonds Mxmdajr morning.
Sural Takes Crocs rise Cigars of a
flna brand, two-po'ind ran of coffee and
twenty-three package of high class smok
ing tobacco with an Incidental IS in cash
comprised the loot taken by a burs-lar from
the grocery and meat atora of H. ipea-il.
North, Twentieth afreet, sometime Sun
day. The entire Hat of stolen good a footed
up a value of $S. a
-salty Company Xneorporatea The Iten
tValty company has been Incorporated for
SliS.OOa by John Iten, Louis C. Iten. Otto
Baumnltler and Frank C Iten, who will
be. In tha order named, respectively presi
dent, vlea prealdent, per ret a ry and treaa
nrr. It la stipulated that KS.ono of the
capital atock shall be paid up at the be
ginning of business.
Judga aalla at Home County Judge
Charles esll la home from a ten-day trip
to California, where he went on business.
It 1 announced that he, County Clerk
Havery and County Treasurer Ftimy will
proceed to elect a county commissioner to
fill tie vacancy within a day or two. "8an
Francisco aeema to be prospering In a fay,
If not politically and morally," aald Judge
Bxprass Drive Injured in a collision
between an American Express company
wagon and a atreet railway work car at
Tenth and Izard streets, George Erlckson,
driver of tha wagon, received severe in
juries to tha right foot Monday morning.
Erlckson was . the only one Injured In the
accident, and there was no serious damage
done. The Injured man waa taken to his
home, 2026 California street.
"Thirty Tears Without Support" Mrs.
Ellaa Jane Wilson married Hiram Wilson,
57 years ago in La. Porte county, Indiana,
and not during this time, says Mrs. Wil
son, haa her husband supported her. A dl-
' vorce Is sought In district court on this
ground. Decrees of divorce have been
granted Mrs. Anna Luneburg from Frank
P. Luneburg, and Adelaide Smith from
Homer W. Smith. '
aW.. g. T. Clyde Criticises Church
. "What's tha Hatter With, tha Church?"
-waa thai subject of a paper read Monday
by Bar. John P. Clyde of the Plymouth
Congregational church . before tha- City
Ministerial association at tha Toung Hen's
Christian association. ilr. Clyde told of
' faults ha had, to find with, tha church, and
things connected with It and suggested a
few remedies. t Hr-crttk.laed . tha methods
used in getting statistics and said that
-, there were three kinds of liars "A liar, an
ornamental liar and statistics."
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AUTOPSY DISCLOSES DEATH
FOLLOWED AN HEMORRHAGE
Jim Hall, tha colored man who was ar
rested Saturday night In connection with
the death of Ftorenca Patterson, also col-
ored, with whom ha had been living at 217
South Twentieth street, will probably have
to faca an indictment for murder follow-
. ins; tha autopsy performed Sunday after
noon by Dr. Samuel McClenaghan, the cor-
' aner'S ' physician. Tha postmortem was
made at O bee's undertaking establishment,
where tha body lies pending the Inquest
by Coroner Crosby Monday afternoon at 3
Dr. McClenaghan discovered that an ar-
tary an- Um left side of the head had been
ruptured, producing hemorrhajfe between
tha akull and tha brain. Thla In his opin-
Jma waa sufficient to causa death.
. The doctor also- found that tha woman
lad been suffering from chronic, kidney
' troubr, Us has not yet mada an analytic
txaminatioa of tha contents of ' the
Tha case waa reported to tha coroner
" laturday night by Dr. J. H. Hutten, who
lad bean, called in to attend tha 'woman
y Halt. Tha doctor found tha eye on tha
' fight sida of tha head swollen and dls-
loiorad, Tha lips on tha same sida were
'tat a If by blow.
J :. se:
Aa inuaiauoa far
.-X! phtheria. Catarrh.
CtwawiwiMt as a to Asthmatics.
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n"si t fit attar al kit ut-lMa(ttlmX MMm UaAA
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Wtel IsflfJHkUllsL rauatnt
rrvsta tta intlnansaei
LAST iPPEAL IS LAND CASES
Defease of Fraud Defendants ila's
Final Effort to Escape.
SXHEAHOQ 13 TWICE HEFTS ED
Appellate Coart Seeand Tim Df
r liven laterfereae la Jadaaaaat
I tM "Till lata
Tor a second time the L'nit'd States cir
cuit court of appeals has declined to inter
fere with the Juiisrment of tha United States
dlstHrt court of Nebraska in the matter of
Barrett Rlrhertls. W. O. Comstork. C. C.
Jain, son and Aquilla Triplett. convicted of
conjiplrary to defraud the government out
of us, possession snd title to a large area
of public lands by means of fraudulent
These parlies were Indicted with Thomas
M. HuntliiMton, Fred Hnyt and A. B. Todd
In one general blankat Indictment on the
foregoing charge --jne 15. 11)08. In the case
I of Richards, C'omatock, Jameson and
Triplet, the trial began November n. 13.
and ended December 21, IstWI, with a verflici
of guilty as to each of the aefondants. The
convicted men were erraiirned for sentence
March 18, 197. Richards and Comstock
were sentenced to pay a fine of tl.SOO each
snd to be confined In the Douglus county
Jail one year. Jameson and Triplett were
sentenced to pay a fine of CM ench and
to eight months' Imprisonment each in the
Douglas county Jnil.
The trial of Huntington. Todd and Hoyt
began April 8, 1307 and ended April 19, 1907,
with a verdict of guilty. Huntington and
Todd were sentenced to pay a fine of J1.000
each and to b3 Imprisoned In the Douglas
county Jail for three months. Hoyt was
sentenced merely to pay a fine of XLOQ
with no ImprlaonmenL
Appeal n A Heated Error.
The entire seven cases were Curried to
the circuit court of appeals on alleged
error, but the appeal was denied about
four montha ago. and the defendants were
all given sixty days to file a motion for
rehearing to the same court.
It is this motion for a rehearing that has
Just been denied, and now aa a last re
course, the attorneys for all the defendants
will apply to tljo United State supreme
court for a writ of certiorari, which Is
equivalent to another application for a new
The trial of tha cases against tha two
groups of defendants excited the widest
interest throughout the entire country be
cause of the eminence of the two rrincipal
defendants, Bartlett Richards and W. Q.
Comstock, as the leading cattle men of
northern Nebraska, their great ranch of
several hundred thouaand acres being
known as the Spade ranch located hi north
erf and northwest Nebraska.
Iadleted Seven Tears Past.
In a previous case these same two de
fendants had an Indictment returned
against them December 10, 1003, charging
them with illegally fencing a large area
of public lands, and they were reindicted
on the same charge in May, 1306, when
Richards and Coiutsock pleaded guilty In
November, 1905, to the indictments and
were sentenced to pay a flna of $300 each
and to six hours confinement each In the
custody of the United States marshal. Tha
two men were turned over to their at
torney, B. S. Hall by tha United States
marshal, T. L. Mathews, as special
custodian, and were taken to tha Omaha
club, where they spent tha six hours of
their confinement, l;Tbe lightness of the
sentence was believed, by the Department
of Justice to have been due to a lack of
proper prosecution, and tha result was
that the then United States Marshal T. L.
Mathews and United States Attorney L F
Baxter were summarily rsmoved from of
fice by President Roosevelt.
William P. Warner waa immediately ap
pointed to succeed Mr. Mathews as United
States marshal and Charles A. Ooss be
came United States attorney, succeeding
The trial of the defendants on tha third
indictment which resulted in conviction, a
document of Over S.Ooa-tages was conducted
by Special Assistant Attorney General
S. R. Rush and United States Attorney
Charles A. Goes, assisted by Assistant
United States Attorney A. W. Lane. .
The first group of defendants waa rep
resented by R. S. Hall and J. F. Stout of
Omaha and A. W. Crites of Chadron. The
attorneys for Huntington, Todd and Hoyt
were Gurley & Wood rough of Omaha.
Home vrith Gun
Italian Tailor Engages in Banning
Fight with Signor Bothola Firing
Words and Bullets.
Enraged and frightened over the inva
sion of his home and the smashing of his
door and furniture, V. P. Chiodo, a tailor.
216 South Eighteenth street, fired two shots
wild and drove Tony Rothola, his assail
ant. Into the street, where tha two were
arrested by Patrolman Risk about o'clock
last evening. The two men. both Italians,
raving poor command of English, told a
vociferous story of family strife, the ver
sions coinciding In a general way with
each other and the evidence the police had.
Rothola, who lives at SOT South Twenty
aixth street. In a bouse owned by Chiodo.
was arrested two weeks ago on a charge
of having beaten his wife. It was ex
plained by Chiodo that he had cared for
Mrs. Rothola, who is His cousin, while
her husband waa in Jail.
Rothola went to rhe Chiodo home twice
Sunday, demanding to sea his wife. The
at the time waa at the detention
home, where Chiodo had sent her, but
Rothola refused to believe it. He smashed
In a door on the second visit and the
shooting and chase resulted. Chiodo de
clared he shut in tha air purposely, merely
to frtuhlen tha other Italian. Tha tailor
was released on bond,
Togs in Storm
A Consciencelcsa Vagabond leaven
"Dummy" Exposed to Snow "With
out Linen Duster and FarasoL
In the face of fi-ersing wind id driving
snuw an unidentified thitf siolc a linen
coat or "duster" and i ml, white and blue
!r..iraol from Saoi Adler's it ire. Twelfth
lur.'l Farn;n Ftreeta rfjndy. TUo coat
was on a dummy. .'
The police aro aexkiutf the lliief. not fjr
I thieving, but to deliver hint to tha Insanity
1 Captain John Savage, chief of detectives,
! nt long quiet and thoughtful in his sound-
p. -study, ... ," ;.- ... '
' "Craxv with the heat," was his decisive
T- Key to Ut iliii'.on Waut Ada.
Our Letter Box
Oeaanaatteaa Ttsiely Caftla
aTa imdli Tv Baaerea 4a
ae Banted (rasa M
rr(s 31 ewe Faklra.
SOUTH OMAHA, April li-Ta the Edi
tor of The Bee: It wad with a sense of
satt.factlon that many of your readers
resd your recent editorial on "Foreign
Missions and World Peace," which assured
us that the former Imprudent, untrained
missionary waa being replaced by men bet
ter suited for the task. Leaving out of
consideration the enormous spiritual havoc
that unsuitable men can work In such a
field of endeavor, Un-y have, a you say,
also brought about material troubles In the
form of international disturhancea by their
misdirected energy. However, recent de
velopments would Indicate that there Is yet
plenty of room for Improvement In the
missionary material that Is being sent
abroad from the United States. But if you
can. some day soon, assure us that the
ranks of the Associated Press reporters in
foreign news centers are being replaced by
safer and nancr men. It will again replenish
our cup of Joy. No set of men have In
their hands the power to disturb Internat
ional relations to the extent that those men
have, for the press more than any other
element molds the opinion of the ordinary
reading public. And If press reports are
untruthful, exaggerated, or give a wrong
perspective, then public oplnian formed
on them as a basts will of course possess
the same qualities.
In this way prejudices and passions are
aroused that increase In volume until they
become an Irrefutable force. History proves
that even war has resulted from Inflamed
public opinion, where under other circum
stances, war would not be resorted to.
Our Spanish-American war waa caused
by sentiment, when little material Interests
were involved. The contributing causes of
a desire for Cuban liberty, the Maine's des
truction, etc., were entirely overshadowed
by the feeling that our national pride was
affronted. And who told us It was me
Associated Press reporters in Cuba. How
our fists did Itch for an opportunity to
take the Insolence out of those Cuban Span-
lards when we read those dispatches, sent
by Correspondent Scovllla and others, giv
ing accounts of the insults heaped upon
us "TaiiVee dogs and Yankee pigs." Well,
at last we worked ourselves Into a real war
spirit President McKinley and congress
could hardly stem the torrent long enough
to put the army and navy in condition for
war, so fierce was the clamor. When the
war was over, and the American army oc
cupied Cuba, It Is Interesting to note that
those same reporters were literally kicked
out of Cuba by the American authorities,
so offensive had their attitude become.
Had the Spanish authorities done that in
the first place, it Is possible that other
means than war would have settled the
disturbance. The Associated Press men
abroad evidently act on the adago of P. T.
Barnum. "Tho American public does love to
be humbugged." When Cardinal Merry Del
Val has not time to afford an Interview
they send up a "pipe" Involving his father, .
aunt, or mother-in-law, in wnicn xne
"Yankees" are auain Insulted.
When Mr. Roosevelt and Mr. Plnchot
fail to unbosom themselves to these un
scrupulous fellows, they Imagine what the
mutual interest was, and forward us the
result in the hope of stirring up more
If the editors of our Influential news
papers win devise some plan of weeding
out those liars from the press service
abroad, they will render a valuable service
to both truth and patriotism.
'" A. t. brennan:
That Inquisitive- Ceaaaa Mas.
Omaha. April II. To the Editor of Tha
Bee: These census enumerators that are
abroad in the land. Mr. Editor, Is there no
appeal from them? For downright In
qulsltiveness, I point to their list of queries,
why, they even expect a poor woman to
reveal the tragedy of her life her age.
With ruthless scrutiny they eye the pitiless
figures of her hemic self-mastery and then
oh, agony of agonies! ask her io swear to
It. For one moment she craves the privi
lege that has always attached itself to, or
rather been attached by masculinity.
What behooves woman's dally massage
as a wrinkle eraser, her painstaking re
moval of silver threads among ther red and
her nractlce of 'a teetering step that Is
supposed to herald youth on tha wing. If
these emissaries of a twentieth century In
quisition are to go on their way rejoicing?
Well, there's a morsel of comfort for
some of us and that Is this: So severe a
trouncing comes but once a decade and by
the time the next arrives many a brain
twisted, heart-sore woman will have pasaed
to where there are no census takers, no
provoklngly persistent gatherers of help
ful statistics. ,
Woe Is me. In the words of Mrs. Allen:
"What air wo comln to JoslarT
Saloon Proprietors See Marks oa
Door and Their Investigating'
An unidentified burglar having consider
able agility climbed a transom and robbed
the saloon of Stoddard A Meredith at 218
South Fourteenth street of about (CO in
cash and other lout some time Sunday.
Tha proprietors first discovered their place
had been entered by observing the finger
prints left by the prowl-, r on the glass door
and transom sill In front of the establish
ment. The Intruder apparently helped himself
! t0 number of whlky bottles and two
stacks or paper covered restaurant checks
which resembled stacks of silver, and
money from the cash register. He made
his exit through a rear door.
The. True Secret
of Beautiful Hair
(Amy Letter In World Magazine.)
. famous French actress well known
In America recently stated in an Inter
view: "Nearly tvery woman knows the
excellent results that follow dry sham
pooing, but too many depend upon orris
rout aione to kep the hair and scalp
In gnod condition. Orris root will not
"Tlie best dry shampoo I know la made
by mixing i ounces of powdered therox
and 4 ounce cf crria root. Sprinkle a
little of till j mixture, upon the heai and
brush It tl:or,i-ii:,ly ti:roiu;h the hair.
The true secret of a suixetsfut dry sham
poo is to distribute the orris root and
thrux through the hair evenly; use a
sitter tup can if you have it.. Then don't
spare the brush.
Th;j treatment keeps the hair It lit.
fluffy and lustrous, while too much mols-
tuie on tlie hair and the ailiail in moit
m i.pi tend to make tr.e nair eoaraa, ary,
I brlttla anj dull lu color." (.Adv.)
LAY SEN AXS0C5CE PLEDGES
Reports on Frnita of Omaha Conren
tioti Are EeceiTed.
HONEY FC3. MISSIONS COMINQ
(larrkea Tre CHIe Keraeal
la Mass Mfetlas Etalatl aa
Prwaalaea Mia latere Xaka
The most encouraging reports were re
ceived Sunday sfternoon of the progress
of the laymen's missionary movement? at
a mass meeting of delegate '.aymen fmm
Omaha. South Omaha and Council Bluffs
churches at the Toung Men s Christian as
soctation. which Indicated that Interest In
the laymen's missionary movement has not
The meeting waa presided; over by Clem
ent Chase, who in his Introductory re
marks said that this was nut by any means
the crrTuTudlng meeting of the laymen s
movement, but wai really the beginning
of the movement.. Ha waa pleased to see
from the large attendance that the spirit
of tha laymen's movement was still In the
air and boded well for its enduring char
acter. Reports were called for from the
churches represented as to the progress
being made In meeting the pledges made
for support of the movement at the March
convention. Many of the churrhea reported
that they would double their pledges.
Others bad already mat or would soon
meet their pledges. In fact, scarcely a
church but gave in Ihc most encouraging
reports. Some of the denominations had
been unable to make a thorough canvass
since the convention on accuunt of it
being the close of tha ecclesiastical year,
nnd others had been busy with the serv
ices of holy week, but now that these
matters were out of the way the laymen's
movement work would be taken up and
there would be no- Question but that the peerage, a large rent-roll and a long stand
pledges would be fulfilled and even mora, ing feud with the next door neighbor for
Short addresses were delivered by several another nobleman. In order to Insert a
of the ministers, in which they all spoke
of the Inspiration that has been given
every branch of church work by the lay
men's movement. Instances were given
where Sunday school classes had pledged
themselves to a plan to educate a native
girl and native boy In some foreign misi
sion field, while some of the small churches
had obligated themselves to see to tha
support of native Christian teachers In
foreign lands and other churches hod as
sumed the responsibility of the support of
a missionary In thel foreign field. In addi
tion to their contributions to foreign mis
sions. Thirty or more churches gave positive
assurances that the quota of $2 to 15 per
member would be raised for foreign mis
sions during the year, and most of them
gave further assurances that these contri
butions would be permanent.
It was shown by the various reports that
as an outgrowth of the laymen's move
ment that laymen had gone out In the
field to work. Men who formerly would
do nothing In the line of church work were
now at worlt- Missionary subscriptions
were doubling and every indication pointed
to tho fact that tn laymen's interest In
church work was permanent.
At the close of the meeting Clement
Chase said: "While them Is an lndeflnite
ness about many of the- reports that have
Just been given in, yet this will not affect
the results or enthusiasm. The executive
committee will shortly send out a call for
more definite flgarest from the various
churches. I .wish further to say that I
have become deeply interested In this great
movement and have ixjraatly enjoyed ' the
associations and nfew Acquaintances I have
made since associated wlrn It and am yet
at your service in forwarding the cause of
foreign missions." "
Mr. Chaste called attention' to the great
meeting of the Men's National Missionary
congress to be held fn Chicago May J-a,
whichi he- stated, wtruld" bo one of the
greatest religious meetings of the world.
He urged that as many Omaha people
should attend the great meeting as could.
The program Includes addresses by many
of tha foremost ministers, bishops and
laymen of the United- States.
Big Boost for
J. L. Erandeis & Sons Contribute $300
to Movement for Erection of Annex-to
A cash donation of tSM from tha firm
of J. L. Brandeis & Sons reached tha Wise
Memorial hospital committee today, accom
panied by a letter of best wishes for suc
cess. The Brandeis firm has been a liberal
donor to the hospital since th.6 new building
waa projected a few years ago, and con
tributed largejy to the success of the pres
ent structure. This gift gives another sub
stantial boost to the US, 000 annex fund be
ing raised and for the benefit of which a
two week's fair and basar will be held at
tha Krug theater, beginning May 1.
Monday's mail brought. In addition to the
Brandeis gift, several smaller donations,
several of them In cash and others in ar
ticles which ara to ba given away at the
Mr. Sonnenberg, president of the hos
pital, and Isaac ICahn, chairman of the
building committee, have secured a new
feature for tha fair, which will be of In
tense Interest. A chart of the movements
of Halley's comet during the progress of
the fair is to be displayed on a large easel
at the entrant of the theater. Thla chart
will be kept up to date, showing the exact
position of . the comet in the skies each
day of the fair. The services of a prom
inent Washington astronomer have been
donated for this work and those visiting
tha fair will be able to keep track of the
sky wanderer, aa It changes position from
day to day. Its magnitude will be shown
In a remarkable manner and- Its relation
to the plants will be explained in foot notes
which accompany the charts.
BEAMER AND COMPANION HELD
Mas sas Waaaa Charged wttk Rak.
be-ry mt Hause to Ga lata
James Beamer and Ella Shaw, tha couple
arrested at Fremont Saturday night on a
charge of having robbed tha house of
Frankie Thornton. 9H Capitol avenue, were
given a preliminary hearing before Judg?
Crawford Monday morning. Judge Craw
ford bound buth prisoners over tj the dis
trict court an bonds.
The Thornton woman testified tuat
Bt-amer and h!s woman companion had
divappeared from tha Capitol avenue ad
dress at about the same time that dree.-es,
WQtnen'a eoats and rtng.i to the valui: ot
dropped out of s.ght. The defendants
both pleaded "not g-illty," alleging they
j also lost certain of their possessions in the
nouse. oeamer said na an a waiter.
A Dangerous U'uoad
, rendered antistptlu by Pucklen'a Arnica
, sl,e, lh healing womier for sure, burns.
; i, '. vae;n ::a sail rneutu. For
I aaia by IStaton Drug: Ci
II At the Theaters ;j
"The Antrleaa Lara" at tk RraadeU
"The American Lord" at the Brandeie. A
comedy In four acts by George H. Broad
hurst and W. U. faswy. The cast:
John Hruester. a large ranch owner f
Llkhurn, N. U Mr. Hanford
Rotiert Brueater, his son
Mr. Thayer E. Jackson
Scott, his negro servan
Mr. Harrison Crofford
Peter Burnank. known aa "Uefore-the-
draw Pet'." Mr. Edward F. Flnley
Henry Dunn, known as "Texas"
Mr. Uevrge U. Haipln
Arthur Chudleigh. an English barrister
Mr. Conrad Cantsen
Andrew MacDufrie, manager of the
Brueater estate.. Mr. John E. Margrogor
Thomaa Wlcka, tenant of the Bruesier
state Mr. Joseph W. Kendall
James Stokes, tenant of Bruester estate
Mr. T. C. Conghiln
Footman, a servant of Bel voir castle
Mr. T. L. Stoddard
Alice Bruester, daughter of John Brue
ater Miss Louise B. White
Clerk at the Eagie hotel.... Mr. M. C. Atone
Ba" oy Mr. Richard Garth
Lord Wycherly of Wycherly Manor....
Mr. John J. Burke
Hon. Richard Westbrooke. his only son
Mr. Earl B. Teadaker
Rev. Matthew Denraan, an English eur-
Mr. A. H. Cooper-Prlchard
Lady Felicia. Lord Wyrherly's daughter
, Miss Nellie M. Hoffman
Maid, a servant of Wycherly manor
Miss Lucy Garth
Mrs. Westbrooke, a widow, sister-in-law
of Lord Wycherly Miss Drofnah
Breezy western Americans Impinging
heavily on sacrosanct British customs and
Institutions have 'been for soma time a
faorlte theme of dramatists. For one thing
the sympathy of the audience Is fairly sure
to be enlisted in behalf of the man who Is
preaching that democracy and human
uuallty in which we all profess at least to
believe. Moreover tha anguish of English
cousins at ruthless desecration or venerable
traditions has a funny aspect to average
In this case It Is a North Dakotan of Vir
ginia ancestry who suddenly falls heir to
little complication, son and daughter of one
belted earl are made to fall In love with
daughter and son of the other. The tem
porary expatriate Is likewise destined fur a
little cardiac palpitation, his Inamorata
being that matters may be Involved a little
more the sister of the hereditary foe.
Two episodes In the play ring quita true.
One Is at tha end of the second act. where
the American's defense of his couitry
sounds genuinely felt, and the same time
is minus that blatant jingoism which often
passes on the stags or In stump speech for
the real thing. The other scene Is where ,
tha American say farewell to his daugh- I
ter. Just about to elope with the son of
the enemy. These two bits at least were
excellently done by Mr. Hanford, who Is '
this year indulging In a variant from his
usual Shakespearean roles. I
Except Miss Drofnah as the sister-in-law I
and John E. McGregor as a Scotch estate
manager, the support la somewhat color
less. Vaadevtlle at the Orpheim.
The elifht HVjIe girls from the land of
Nippon are a charmingly novel departure
from the ordinary run of vaudeville. Th?
Japanese octet In native songs and dances
proved popular yesterday through this
quality of novelty as well aa through In
trinsic merit. The act is handsomely and
Shortly after they hid done there waa
another Japanese on thp stage, or, more j
strictly, the unusually clever Impersonation j
of one, by an actor named Allen Atwell, !
who is one or the two principals In at'
stirring 'little sketch called "The Code
Book." This Japanese was not nearly so i
attractive aa the others because ha, for-!
sooth, was a spy serving as a body ser
vant to an American officer. "The Code I
Book" is a bully little one-act play, ad-1
mlrahls from every point af view, and !
most capably- acted by Charles P. Ham
mond, Percy Plunkett and G. A. Brown,
besides Mr. Atwell.
Other features of the bill are also good,
the whole being the best in several weeks.
Clarice Pasquelena, with Whom appears
William J. Sullivan, Is one of tha fun
niest women who have been on this stage
In a long time and tha audience also
greatly fancied the nonsense of Fred War
ren of Warren and Blanchard. Other acts
are Ilia Clermont burlesques circus, a pre
tentious trained animal affair; Miss Eva
Mudge In songs and quick character
changes, and R. franklin and the two
Standards, these last being acrobats known
as "tha human rubber balla."
"Tha r.arrat ( t5 Jardiai 4 Parts'
at the Gayety.
That's some name, but tha company has
enough well built and healthy women folks
to carry 1L Also, they, carry through a
rather pretentious program. In which the
silent presence on tha stage of a number
of well dressed and good looking girls
more than compensates for the boisterous
behavior of two male persons who are
libeling the word "comedian" by their
antics. All the way through, tha feminine
end of the company outshines the mas
culine. Tha distinctive feature of tha
performance is the dance by Mile. Murln
and Signor Ferrari. Thla la a part of a
clever pantomimic sketch, illustrating an
evening among the "Apaches" of Pairs.
Tha girl wins back ber lover from a slrrn
who had nearly captivated him, and the
two do a wild, almost uncanny dance. Tt
does not deserve the reputation that at
taches to the so-called "Apache" dancs
that has been used aa a ahocker in tha
east, for It la not vulgar nor suggestive in
any way, but Is a maddening whirl. In
which such souls might well unite. Ths
pantomime Is made the .more realistic by
the murder of the dancing girl at ths hands
of tha loser, and the grief of the lover for
tha death of his mistress. Not a word la
spoken during tha Sketch, but the acting
is so forcible aa to leave little misunder
stood. The other specialties are enjoyable.
Howe's Travel Plot area at tha Bord.
The first of a series of travel pictures,
under direction of Lyman Howe, were
presented at the Boyd yesterday afternoon
and evening. This bill will run all week,
beginning In the afternoon at 2:30, and In
the evening at about 8:30. A change of
bill will ba made weekly durtng the sea
son. These pictures are of the most Interesting
sort, dealing with topics of human concern
In many places about the world. Justifying
the title of "Travel Pictures." Scenes In
foreign parts. 'on land and at sea. In vari iua
parts of America, subjects varying from
winter sports on the ice and snow to ths
testing of a twelve-Inch gun on board a
battleship; showing trains moving In the
mountains, a rotary snow plow at work.
tha many operations In a loasrhia- cama
, from the cutting of tha first chip of a
forest giant to Its plunge Into the water
that la to bear it to the saws of tha mill;
the building up of a big gun from the
tarping of -the Siemens furnace to the
shrinking cf the Jacket on the barrel. In
cluding tha turning, tha tempering and all,
and similar subjects ara shown by the
el arest of plcturas. ?ora "comics" enliven
the program, tut they are nut of the
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DRUG ORCY ENDS IN BLOOD
Alcohol Crazed Men Battle
Knives in Cocaine Dive.
DYING VICTIMS TO HOSPITAL
'Mickey' Hawkins Staaaera la Re
treat Leaving; Gory Wake Three
Held at Jail Bad Beaarda
In a fierce knife duel in the house
known aa the "Coke Joint" at 1112 Daven
port street. "Red" Bnrk, a negro, stabbed
John "Mickey" Hawkins about ths head
and breast about 1 o'clock Sunday after
noon. Hawkins was found staggering
along tha atreet at Eleventh and Capitol
avtnue aud was taken to St. Joseph's hos
pital, apparently In a dying condition. The
police, tracing the trail of blood he had
U ft, arrested his assailant. Three other
men were taken following the throwing
out of a dragnet of detectives in the
neighborhood of tha shooting.
Charies "Red" Wilson of 12i Chicago
street, John McFaddon and Guy Stevens,
a negro, were the men taken as having
figured in the incidents surrounding the
From the admissions of tha men it de
veloped that McFadden, who had just
been released from Jail on bond In the
morning, had Joined tha others at the
"Coke Joint," bringing a bottle of alco
hol, and the entertainment that ensued
had ltd to ths duel. After the alcohol
had been consumed by the party, McFad
den, according to tha witnesses, threw
CS on the table, directing that someone
ulse go after a fresh bottU. Hawkins, It
waa said,' grabbed the money, and Mc
Fadden In disgust bolted from tha place.
Hawkins and Burk then became Involved
in a quarrel over tha possession of tha
Tha two grappled with each other In
the hallway and drew knlvea, while their
remaining companions closed the door,
leaving them to fight it out. Detective
Mitchell later came upon tha wounded
man and Detectives Ring. Davis and
Pattulo caught the other men.
The poilc-e recognized all tha men as
ii.ivlng been arrested previously under tha
influence of cocalaa or liquor. Hawkins
had Just been reliased from Jail Sunday
morning after having served a thirty-duy
sentence. He had been used as a willing
worker and "trusty" about ths Jail.
L'p to a late hour last night Hawkins
waa alive, but not expected to survive his
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Ideal Fa run Joaraal.
una Duller a Tear,
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