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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (July 10, 1910)
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Pure City Water;
Lack of Disease
City Health Officer Bower Announce
it ii So Longer Hecesiary to
adje Wheeler Sentences Slayer of1
Taa Com soil Blaffs efflao ef the
Omsk In II it U Bawtt Itmt
W. A. Crumpton.
jUDEJL FOLLOWED QUABJLEL
wltfkaia Klrmck Itallaa. WW
Bsnaswa ram Prwir4 wtta B
f fraae Kalfe fw Trial
Overruling a motion for a new trial In
the mm of Frank Bromoa. the Itailan con
victed on the charge- of killing W. A.
Crumpton in tha Illinois Central yards last
waiter. Judge O. D. Wheeler, in district
court yesterday, sentenced Bromoa to Im
prisonment for Ufa under the Indeterminate
Motion for a new trial waa submitted on
tba ground that tha court had erred In ad
mitting tha atatement of Crumpton Just
before hia death.
Under the Indeterminate sentence act the
court waa forced to give the Ufa sentence.
It will be for tha Board of Parole and Par
dona to determine whether Bromoa a hail
serve during: tha remainder of hia Ufa or
be released after a certain term to be fixed
by that body. - I
W. A. Crumpton waa stabbed by Bromoa j
In an altercation over tha cleaning cf a
drift of anow from a switch In the Illinois
Central yards. Me died at the Edmundson
hospital tba earns day of septic peritonitis.
Crumpton ordered one of the Italians to
clean tha snow from the awltch and ha re
futed. Tha switchman struck the Italian
and Bromoa -rushed forward and atabbed
Tha defense endeavored to show by ex
pert testimony that tho man might have
died without tha knife wound and that
point was again raised In tha motion for a
Attorney W. A. Mynster, representing
Bromoa, said vesterdav that ha would rare
1 itha case Into tha aunreme court. Tha in.
mrJ ODd wu Qed t 16-000.
BT F alive Caaa DlasBlased.
"Viiil ge Wheeler yesterday dismissed the
ca against Leigh Fuller, who waa In
dotted last May on the charge of uttering a
Tha testimony presented before tha grand
Jury waa to the effect that Fuller had been
employed by J. F. Stoker on the latters
farm. Stoker gave him a check for te.jo
for hia work and when tha check waa re-
tied It bad been changed to read fM.j5.
i check had been eaahed by Mrs. Mabel
ton. to whom Fuller represented that
bad worked for Stoker the whole winter,
lexander Sigma a. whose barn and con
tents were, destroyed by fire last January,
tiled suit In district court yesterday against
tha Monongahela Insurance company to
recover tW Insurance on tha horses, bug
gies and harness destroyed.
Dig-man was arretted tha night of the fire
and Indicted and held to the grand Jury on
tha charge of arson, but the grand Jury
failed to return an Indictment.
CORN GROWERS ORGANIZE
AID TO HORTICULTURE MEET
Tea t flee la Twt States Hepre
eat at Xeetlag Mel la
Behalf of Caagsesa.
9 Corn, growers representing seven counties
In Iowa and three In Nebraska met at tha
library auditorium yesterday and perfected
organisation of the Missouri Valley Corn
Growers' association, which is to have
charge of the com show to be given In
g-nnectiua with the National Horticultural
congress In November.
These officers were elected:
President. O. L Barrltt; vice president,
George W. Reye; secretary-treasurer. Prof.
B. W. Crossley; county vice presidents, W
I). Wortii. Pottawattamie; L. H. Lund.
Page; John B. Ay re. Blair, Washington
county. Nebraska; Charles Orau, Benclng-
ton, Douglas county, Nebraska; Arnold
Martin. Dubois. Pawnee county, Nebraska;
Homer Caldwell. Harrison county; J. IL
Perry, Montgomery county; J. F. C Fin
nail. Fremont county; J. F. Summers,
MJ'.la oounty; C EL Mai one, Caa county.
, , Constitution and bylaws were adopted
' and Immediately after tha general meet
lng tba vice presidents assembled to lay
preliminary plana for tha corn exhibit of
the burtioultural congress.
Tha visiting corn growers were the (nests
of tha Council Bluffs members of tha hor
ticultural congress at luncheon at the
Grand hotel at noon. Tha National Horti
cultural congress will be held at Council
Bluffs November M to Is. inclusive. It is
tba Intention to make the corn show a big
'jatsre, as It will be the only exposition
V taat character held in this section this
The Clsrk barber shop for bxtha.
C. H. Park left Friday for Chicago.
Corrlgans, undertakers. 'Phones 144.
Larve front room to rent. 'Phone an,
FACST BEER AT ROGERS' BUFFET.
Woodrlng Undertaking company. TeL Ba
Lewis Cntler. funeral director. 'Phone 17.
To drees well, sea Martin Peterson. Tbat'a
FOR KXTHA-NGK OF RZAL ESTATE
Miss MaMIe Barnes left yesterday for
Have your glasses fitted and repaired by
J. W. Tarry, til U'way. .
O. O. Buck, editor of the Treynor Rec
ord, was In the city Friday.
Mfs Amy Taylor of Carson, is the guest
of Mr. and Mra (A C. De Bar.
Tiie Rev. W. W. Crippen delivered a ser
mon at the Union City mission last night.
Mr. and Mra C. F. Davis are spending
thi-t. vacation on their farm near Mal
vern. Miss Virginia Halt of Blooming-ton. 111.,
is the guest of her aunts. Misses Kate and
Miss Harriett Holllngsworth of Chicago,
1 expected to arrive nere Monday for a
visit with Mrs. H. A. Quinn.
Mr. and Mra. J. R. Hakes of Laurens,
returned to their home Friday after a visit
with Mr. and Mrs. H. A. siuir.n.
Misses Loretta and Leone Evers and
Mtas May McKjnley will leava today for
Clowudt. Minn., on a vacation trip.
William Mooney was arrested Friday and
is held for Investigation of alleged im
proper conduct witn young girls.
h or Sae Houses and lots. Madison Ave.
and elsewhere, or will have one built to
suit you. rorrrst Smith, Brown Bia.
For sale at a bargain, a Reliable Vapor
saKjilne stove, two burners, and In good
ooDdltlon. 'Phone Bell B. IMS. ill Ava s.
A CARLOAD OF WATERMELON8 TO
Bis; HiJLu LP FltOM 3uC Puonea 10. J.
Zoller Merchandise Co.. Wa-Hfl-HH-lu
If you want a guarantee that protects
you on your piano purcnase it of A. Hospe
Co., a Pearl street, 21 outh Main street.
Council Bluffs, la.
Mrs. C. F. Miller, formerly Miss Mary
Boll of this city. Is visiting here, en route to
her old home In Engiaoo, where she will
spend tba summer, ehe will sail from
Wuebec July 18.
Julius Rosenfeld will leave Sunday for
the northwest. He will visit at Portland,
batu and British Columbia points, and
will go through the Yosemlte valley before
Mra. B. W. Miller, who has been making
her home at Alliance. Neb., for tha last
three months, baa gone to Denver. 8he
will be Joined at Fort Collins by Mr. Miller
and start on a camping trip through the
The Infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Hans P.
Jensen. 11U Maple street. died Friday
morning. The funeral will be held at 1
o'clock this afternoon, the Rav Jens P,
Heede officiating, with Interment at Wal
nut Hill cemetery.
Council Bluffs tent. No. 32. Knights of the
Maccabees, will hold memorial eervtcea at
its hall Sunday at o'clock In tha morning.
After tha services the members will mart-a
to Fairvlew cemetery to decorate th
graves of deceased members of tha lodge.
Tha golfers of the Council Bluffs Rowing
association have received notice of the
dates of tha Iowa State Golf tournament
to ba held at Cedar Rapids. July II to It
A delegation of golfers- representing the
club will attend the tournament and enter
several of tna matches.
Mrs. Johanna Anderson, sged 74. died
Friday morning at the home of ber daugh
ter. Mrs. J. B. Connor. &U South Seventh
street. She is survived by four children,
Oscar snd Breda of Brayton. Neb.; Mrs.
L. M. Thayer of Greeley. Colo., and Mra.
Connor of this city. The remains were
taken to Brayton, Neb., Friday, for Interment.
BERRIES You had better buy them
while you have tha chance; today, l&e per
box; watermelons. 35e each; muskmeions,
lllNc: wax beans, two pounds for 15c; beets.
two for c; cabbage at Sc. Wo are having
sale on Washburn's Beet today, (Las-
Just received, a new lot of olives In-one
auart Jars. 15c: sweet pickles. 30c a jar;
potato chips, loc nacKage: new noney, aue
per comb; rresn country nutter at ua; root
beer. 2aa a bottls. We have tha beat bacon
in town. 20c per pound. We now carry
grape juice. 10c and Sc per bottle. B artel
& Miller. Telephones xa.
According to local physicians, the city is
healthful at the present time. Tha hot
weather has brougnt out no eptdemaa anu
up to this data no neat prostrations have
There la an absence of the usual summer
complaints, from bowel troubles In par
ticular, noted by physicians, who explain
this by tha (act that tha water la excep
tionally clean at this time, owing to the
low stage of tha river.
Dr. C. H- Bower, city health officer, has
announced that in his opinion it is no longt-r
necessary to boil the water as a precau
tionary . measure against the danger of
typhoid fever and other diseases originating
In Impure water. The last test of the
water showed It to be entirely free from
colon or outer baccili. and at the present
time there are no typhoid fever or malaria
cases in the city.
The health officer's report shows only
one case of contagion in the city. One
house is quarantined for diphtheria, and a
rase of smallpox Is being attended at tha
The water company Is continuing the use
Of its chemical purifying plant and expecta
to keep the plant in operation Indefinitely.
Real Estate Traasfera,
These transfers were reported to Tha
Be Friday, July t. by the Pottawattamie
Abstract company of Council Bluffs:
Thomas W. Plumb and wife to Fred
H. Carley. nw" nw't, 19-ni-to, w. d..i 3,w.
Walter F. atepnan and wife to Peter
Petersen, lota I and U. Dlocx IX,
Crawford's addition to Council
Hluffa. w. d
R. Popham to Louisa C Martin, ae4
ne4. li-TS-a, w. d
Mabel W. Hypes and husband to Min
nie M. Hollenbeck, lot , Muck 17,
Mill adiiitloa to Council Bluffs.
BOYS FORM NEW CLUB
XI a At West Atkletle Aaaaclatlsat
OraTsuala ar Isslaa ta II aid
1 Inn CmiIi Haae.
Iswa Slews Xstes.
LOGAN C. F. Luce has bought the aut
omobile business of Canty at Dakan.
LOGAN An old-time Methodist picnlo
will take Dlaca at the R. W. Hill country
home near Logan. Wednesday. July 13. The
funds raised at this time will be devoted
to benevolent purposes.
LOGAN Work began here yesterday on
tha S1W.8W court house at Logan. Under
the time limit of the contract tha court
house will be completed and ready for oc
cupancy In fifteen months.
LOGAN Mayor C. A. Bolter fined an out
sider SbO who waa caught running a joint
here a few days ago. The merry-go-round,
which obtained permission to go Into busi-
s and remain here until after tna
Fourth, took In I8SS.
NEVADA Noah Ramble, aged 2S. has
brought suit against James Hhuey. .''in
wTiom be has lived tha last eleven yean, to
recover f3,3 he claims Is due him for nia
labor on 8huey s farm during that tunc. I
Ramble claims he has received no coin :
pensation ana was compelled to do hard
labor during vne entire ume ns was mere.
LOGAN While returning from Inspecting
tha roadbed of the Chicago & Northwest-
i track yesterday, Nlo Lund seems
neither to have heard nor seen an ap
proaching train until within too short a dis
tance to save the speeder on which ha was
riding. Mr. Lund saved himself, but the
speeder waa crushed Into fragments. The
accident occurred oa a curve where tha
track Is visible but a short distance.
NEWTON The telephone fight took a
new turn yesterday when the officials and
clusens of Newton, who asked for the
Issuance of temporary writ to prevent the
company from Increasing rates. went
served with a notice of a restraining order
that had been granted by the federal court
at Kansas City making It impossible for
the city to Interfere with the business of
the Jasper County Telephone company and
setting July tt as the data for the bearing
on tha Injunction.
NEW BUILDING ON BROADWAY
Creeaahields ax Kvereet Csasaay
Will rat Strwetara tm Kealacs
Preweat Of flaw.
Tha Greenshlelds aV Everest company Is
planning to erect a two-story brick offlca
building on the sits of 1m present office
on Broadway near Sixth street, and it la
announced that a two-story brick struc
ture will be erected to replace tha old
frame building now occupied by tha Re
Improvements amounting to upward of
tfcO.OOO are being planned for tha business
blocks near the new federal building at
Sixth street and Broadway. A one-story
building la to ba erected on Sixth atrent
across from the federal building to contain
six stores. A two-story brick store build'
leg Is to ba erected at BS3 West Broadway
on the sits of the frame building which waa
destroyed by fire soma time ago and tha
old Merchant'a hole! Is to ba raxed and
tha atta used for a modern structure.
Tha Middle West Athletic association waa
organised Thursday evening at the home of
Allen WesterdahJ by about twenty of the
younger soya of Uie city with a vl .w to
, promoting athletia sports, particularly
The officers of the new club are: Cap
tain. Allen. Westerdanl; president. Jack
Treynor; secretary. Frank CteaVar; treas
urer, Lewis Rosa
Thess are tha members enrolled at tha
first meeting: Eli Gascoigne, Bob Baratow.
Allen Weaterdahl. Harold Rosa, Frank
Cleaver. Lewis Rosa, Harry Searle. Tim
Treynor. Jack Treynor, Bowman Allen and
The Key to the Situation Bee Want Ads.
Geo. W. Klein
rphoatcriaic Furnitura Re
paired and Krfl Bushed, Feathers
He novated. Mirrors Replaced,
and ail kinds of mattress work
19 So. Mala SU Council BJaffa.
Have II Doae RigM"
Pawala Appreciate ateml BargmJaa.
The fact la emphasised by tha liberal
patronage accorded to George Garner at
hia big mid-summer sals. Mr. Garner
thoroughly believes In modern merchandis
ing and la determined to keep bis entire
stock fresh, snappy and up to tha minute.
Being willing to stand a loaa when neces
sary, he haa put prices on certain lines
that will positively sell tha goods and ef
fect an Immediate cash turnover prior to
an Inventory, which wfll ba made at an
early data Mr. uerner does not hesitate
to slaughter tha price when ha decides to
make a drive on an article, and tha result
is most gratifying from a business stand'
PEOPLE CONTINUE to remark on the
unusual character of the Leffert discount
sale. Discount sales are not out of tha or
dinary In many lines. In the jewelry Una,
where goods are sold on close margin, such
sales are out of tha ordinary. Also, a point
of nota In this sale is that practically tha
entire stock, large and new as It la. Is In
eluded la the discount. It Is not an odds
and ends sale, not a device for dumping on
the public aa assortment of worthless, un
salable junk, but a genuine bona fids dis
count sale where high class goods without
reserve are offered below coat, aa much as
one-third off In some cases. A visit to tha
big Leffert jewelry store la convincing
Clover fiour, sack, 11.41; tea-pound sack
wheat graham flour, per sack. Be; corn'
meal, per sack. ITc: salt, per barrel. ILJ6.
Phones 330. J. Zoiler Merchandise Co.. 1M.
. A. CLARK a CO.
innn r"nTm7 fvi no 1121:3, cattlb aiid
LUiliJ i..U..i U.J household rxnunTuiLs
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Twwaty Tsars atf la lawful gsslaaaa
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BOTH PHONT3 UT. JNO. T. TOILET, My. g
Four transfers, total...
Many Would Fly
with Glenn Curtiss
More Than Hundred Application
Have Beta. JLeceired to
Juvenile aviators will show their con
structive skill at tha meet to be held In
Omaha at tha end of tha month. Glenn H.
Curtiss wll himself act as judga of tha
models constructed by young entrants,
and there will be a contest of tna sort
held every day of tha meet. Diminutive
aeroplanes with rubber band power will
ba sent up and flown In front of tha
grandstand aach afternoon.
There are no restrictions upon entry
save that tha names of contestants for
prises must ba handed into Manager C G.
Powell by July S. Tha Young Men's
C-riataa Junior Aero elub will enter a
number of small planes.
It la confidently believed that several
records will go to smash, at tha Omaha
meet, tha meets of which are July 3-17.
Curtiss. Mars and WUlard are under con
tract to attempt to break their previous
records In several events and Curtiss. in
particular, can be depended upon to make
every effort to break his past standings.
Special prises wtll ba hung up for tha
beat record for abort start, that la, length
of distance tha machine runa upon tha
ground before rising Into the air. Cur
ttss haa got aloft In eighty-seven feet.
other aviators sometimes requiring runs
of from 100 to 300 fact. Prizes are also
offered for the 'greatest time an aviator
remains In tha air during the meet.
Demonstrations of tha principles of
aeroplaos operation win bo conducted
during tha meeting, and tha feature
will ba noteworthy. An aeroplane will
ba hauled in front of tha grandstand. Its
component parts and principles explained
and flights then made.
Mea: Jra Manager Powell la being be
sieged with inquires about possibility of
flights In company with Curtiss. Many
peopia are timid about aeroplane riding.
Others are mora eager to take a ride In
oca than to do anything alaa In the
world. So many requests of this aort
are coming in that - la certain hundreds
will have to ba turned- down. Accidents
aad deaths in other places do not seam
to ba a deterrent upon thess venture
some eptrita. but rather the reverse.
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CRONK CASE NEARS ITS END
Tarws Attoraeys Have Made Taels
ArgsatsU aad Jeffevts Will
Claew far Mr. Craaau
The Cronk divorce ease la n earing Its
and. Attorneys Shielda and Slabaugh for
tba defendant and Crane for Mr. Cronk
have had their say and It only remaina for
Mr. Jsfferis ta plead on behalf of George
P. Cronk. Shields and Slabaugh took up
loot of the day Saturday and Jefterla will
probably finish Monday.
Mr. Slabaugh gave Cronk credit for being
ahrewd and practical, with the experience
of two former illvorce rutta to help him in
the present one. Tha charges on which
Creak eaaka a divorce the attorney char
acterised aa aa "outrage, a fares and a
Let This Be Your One Am.
Buy it now!
Every man should own a lot of land. Certainly every
young man should own some. The opportunity is greater now
than it has been in fifty years to realize on good property.
In The Bee today many tempting offers appear.
People who acquired large estates are
willing now that others may share with them.
Wide awake dealers are advertising these
liberal propositions today.
Take advantage of it!
Do it now!
There is no possible way for you to ever
For further information regarding this property call Doug
las 238, or address The Bee Land Department,
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