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TIIB BEE: OMAHA, MONDAY, AUOUST 1, 1910.
WOULD LINE IP DEMOCRATS
Governor Wants to Take Advantage
of Supposed Prejudice.
SENTIMJ2JT IS AGAINST OMAHA
Clrenlar Letters Slat ,TW for En
lorsement of Eight O'clock Clos
ing! Lw Nearly t'nanlsnoo
with Big fltr Excluded.
. (From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, July 81 (Special, )-8ttc house
stenographers appoints by Governor Shal
lenberger and others employed by him were
kept busy yesterday mailing out hundred!
of letters to democrats urging them to get
talked In the state, the republican state
busy at the primaries. One who read a
copy of the letter said It had for Its object
the lining; up of the democrats out In the
state against Omaha so that the governor
would get the benefit of any prejudice that
may have been created against the b.'g ci'.y
during the state convention because Its
delegation opposed an endorsement of the
8-o'clook closing law.
According to this authority the letter sets
out that with the exception of some ninety
six votes In addition to the delegation from
Omaha the entire state convention voted for
the endorsement of the S-o'clook-closlng
taw. Therefore, as Oovernor Bhallenberger
stands on that law and the fact that he
signed It, democrats should vote for him In
the primary as against Mayor Dahlman.
It Is said to be the Intention of the demo
crats to publish In every foreign language
platform relating to county option and send
It cut with the demooratto plank on the
same subject. They will da this to show
that the democrats are opposed to county
option even though the governor has
pledged himself to sign a bill If passed by
the legislature and he Is re-elected.
Ia the meantime several parties have di
rected queries to the governor's office ask
ing what he really got out of the Hitchcock
crowd at Grand Island in return for the
things he did for Hltohcook and the assist
ance his friends gave the suppression of
Illohard L. Metcalfe's liquor plank.
V Question sua to Blow. v
A difference of opinion exists aa to
whether John M. Levin really slapped W.
It. Patrick at Orand Island or whether he
simply "laid his fist against his jaw," aa
on eye witness describee the affair. John
O. alaher, who witnessed the fracas,
brought back this story:
"Heated at a table in the restaurant were
Patrick, Judge I. L. Alberts and Elmer
Thomas. Blake, Maher and I were at the
counter when John Devlne oame tn and
took a seat with us. Patrick look up and
said: 'Did you earn your money, DevlneT
"Devlne promptly got up and walked
round to Patrick and. laid his fist against
his Jaw and said:,
" 'What do you mean 7 -
"Patrick hesitated and Devlne oontonued,
'I'll teach you to be a gentleman. If ever
you use my name In a deragatory way I
will slap your faoa and tend to you to the
best of my ability.' " '
"Patrick at the time had a piece of water
melon and a fork In his hands and when
Devlne made his play he dropped both of
theee and bristled up. But Devlne stepped
baok and those at the table Interfered and
pruvented any further mlxup. I saw the
affair and I am 'certain that Devlne's fist
did touch Patrick's jaw," w -!'
After the story of the affair had been
published here, Devlne said:
"I did not really slap Patrick. I simply
put my fist right under his noee and kept
It there during the talk."
Maher insists, however, that Devlne and
Patrtok ware both too excited to know what
they did, and he la sure his story will be
corroborated by those who witnessed the
affair. When Patrick made his statement
Devlne supposed that ho referred to an
article Devlne wrote in opposition to county
Lets Contract for New Bnlldln.
The First National bank has let the con
tract for Its new building to a Chicago
firm and It is to be completed by May 1,
1911. The bank will have temporary quar
ters tn the Brownoll block ' on South
Eleventh street, though It may not have a
sign across the sidewalk to designate It.
Another Beer Raid.
Another raid was made last night by- the
police on a South Ninth street house and a
quantity of beer and other liquors was con
fiscated. Three arreets were made, a man,
nia wire ana daughter. The police are
working overtime to shut up the Joints in
Lincoln 'and raids are of frequent occur-
Epworth Assembly Angnst S.
Th Epworth assembly will open Its an
nual meeting at Epworth park, August J.
This year tickets wilt be punched at the
gate and taken up when the party leaves
the ground. This change was made so that
persons v ho are camping on the grounds
will not have to be waked up each, morning
to show their tickets. What will happen
to the man who -'enters with a single ticket
and stays a week and then refuses to pay
the extra days when he goes cut has not
been announced. , The prtce of season tick
ets has been Increased from $1 to J1.50.
AUTO SCORCHERS PAY FINES
Three, Including? On " Mast from
Omaha, Violate Speed fleapala
tiona .at Fremont.
FREMONT, Neb., July Sl.-fpeolal.-Three
automobile drivers drew fines for
speeding. In police court yesterday after
noon, and there are three more to com up
Monday morning, with probability of still
othera Mrs. Mattle Wall was found guilty
of speeding on Fifth street and drew 2R
and costs; George Robertson, an Omaha
man, admitted that he had been a little too
reckless, but tried to excuse himself on the
ground that It was very late and few peo
ple on the street. H got IK and costs,
Ouy Kelley good-nt edly acknowledged
that he had violated the laws and ordi
nances and contributed IM.80 to the city.
James Shcphard pleaded not guilty and
Luther Ijirson and Chift Hansen were out
of the city. t i . ,
Th automobile law haa been a dead let
ter hire, not only in regard to speeding,
but running without lights and without
numbers on the rear of the car. t Chief
Peterson has had a special man out keep
ing tab on the' speeders and a wonderful
difference was noticeable In the way cars
were run last evening around town.
Polities and Fraternallaaa.
HOMER. Neb., July . (SpeclaJ.)-A eel
oration under the auspices of the Wood
me nof th World was held at Homer yes
terday, In which the attractions were
many and various. Governor Shallenberger
poke to an audience of some 1.100 people.
while many other politicians of more local
reputation were here. Congressman Latta
and others were in evidence and there was
a base ball game, horse raolng and other
attractions on the aide.
slashed with a Raaer,
wounded with a gun, or pierced by a rusty
nail. Bucklen'f Arnica Sal re heals th
wound. Ouaranteed Be. For sal by
Beaton Drug Co-
Get New Rights
Two Hundred Fourteen Members of
Tribe Given Authority to Lease
Their Own Landi.
WINNEBAGO, Neb., July ll.-(Bpec!al.
During a part of last year and the early
months of 1910 a competency commission
was at work at the agency of the Omaha
tribe of Indians In Thurston county. They
were classifying the Indians with reference
to their advancement In civilisation and
their consequently ability to conduct their
own affairs Independent of departmental
Some were given full and free possession
of their land and property, others were
given the right to lease their lands and
collect the rentals outside the office, sub
ject only to the approval of the local su
perintendent, a third class still have their
land and moneys held In trust for them.
These Indiana have met the demands of
citizenship tn such a way that the plan has
been extended by the Indian office to In
clude a class of Wlnnebagos.
Authority has Just been received granting
to 214 member of this tribe the right to
lease their own lands. It fs hoped that the
added responsibility thus thrown upon the
Indian, and his consequent effort to meet
It, will ga far toward fitting him for his
place In civilization. It Is expected that
many more will in the very near future
take possession of their allotments and
farm them successfully, and every effort
possible Is being put forth by' those In
charge to Ihduce them to do so. Hundreds
of them are farming already and several
thousand acres of nice corn have been
cared for this present year by Winnebago
A new system of Instruction In farming
and general business management haa been
recently Inauguiated by F. H. Abbott, as
sistant commissioner of Indian affairs. It
Is now In operation on both the Omaha and
Winnebago reservations. Skilled farmers
are employed whose duties are to work out
on the farms with the Indians, to advise
and assist them In the purchase, use and
care of machinery, to exercise a general
supervision over their work and business
operations and by taking a personal, di
rective Interest In them, seek to prepare
them for the duties and responsibilities of
The Indications now are that when the
trust period . expires, 'as It soon will for
this tribe, and these Indians take their
place among the citizens of Nebraska, they
will do so not as a class of idlers, but
aa a class of respectable, self-supporting
farmers, each owning, caring for and tak
ing pride in his own home.
Much credit is due Mr. Abbott as well aa
Superintendent A. II. Kneale and others
In charge of this work for the steps which
go far toward bringing about this result.
Henry Cloud Retsrai,
WINNEBAGO. Neb.. July 8L (Special.)
Henry Cloud, a member of the tribe of
Winnebago Indians, has Just returned from
the east, , where he haa been attending
school. He graduated from Tale university,
having completed a four-year course.
He expects to remain on the reservation,
serving as interpreter for the ministers in
charge of a camp meeting now In progress
here. 'He will look after some business In
terests and then expects to enter a theo
logical seminary further to prepare himself
to be of service to his fellow-tribesmen.
Nebraska News Notes. .
ALLIANCE At o'clock this morning a
west bound Burlington freight train struck
a broken rail about five miles east of
'Mason, which resulted In the overturning of
four freight cars and the caboose, also In
juring Brakeman Alexander slightly.
ALLIANCE Fine, rains have - fallen
throughout this district yesterday and last
night, saving the corn crop, which was
Just about perishing.
FREMONT The Fremont Herald will
discontinue the publication of a Sally with
this week's Issues. iMaro U. Perkins, the
editor, will Ibsuc a weekly on eaoh Friday.
Lack of subscribers and insufficient adver
tising is given as the reason.
TECUM3EH 8. R. Murphy of Tecu.nseh,
representative for H. E. Gooch & Co. of
Lincoln, has boeju bound over to the dis
trict court to stand trial, charged with con
ducting a "bucket shop" In this city. In
the county court Mr. Murphy waived pre
liminary examination and was bound over,
bond being fixed at $300, , which was
TECUM8EH The home of Charles M.
Chamberlain, cashier of the defunct Cham
berlain banking house of thla city, has been
sold at sheriff's sale. The property is badly
run down. It was bought by J. L. Jacks
for I2.60D and 3iA back taxes.
TECUM 8EH Mrs. Graff, wife of Dr. C.
W. Graff of this city, has returned from
Rushvllle, 111., where she was called by the
death of her little niece, Mary Fisher, the
1-year-old daughter of Prof and Mrs. H. B.
Fisher of Geueseo, 111., who was killed In a
TECUMSEH-flherlff K. R. Roberts has
the names of the burglars who broke Into
the office of the Tecumseh Milling com
pany and L. 8. Chittenden's grain office
Sunday night. They are boys Just entering
their teens. Owing to their youth It Is
probable no arrests will be made. The small
amount of money they secured has been
spent, but a knife taken from the mill has
ALLIANCE At a special meeting of tli
olty counoll last night the Electrio Light
and Power company offered its plant to the
city for toS.OUO. This amount Is consider
ably In excess of the offer of i,U.iei,
which the city made to the oomiiiy last
week. According to a clause In Uie agree
ment between the city and thla company,
when the franchise was granted, the city
reserved the right to purohaa the plant at
any time during the month of July, 19J0,
and in the event of the company rerusmg
to acoept the orrcr mad oy the city, the
matter was to be interred to a board of
rbitratlon consisting of . three members.
two of whom would be appointed bv the
city and the company and th third to be
chosen by tne two appointed members of
the board. The matter whl therefore, now
be referred to this board, whose decision
will be final.
Montreal and Muebeo.
A veritable edition de luxe among rail
road pamphlets has been Issued by th
Grand Trunk Railway System to proclaim
amongst tourists the glories of the cities
of Montreal and Quebec The prochure la
beautifully printed and generally arranged
In th artlstie style of earlier days, when
the ornamentation of a velum was re
garded as an Important Incident to Its rep
resentation or reading matter. It gives
an Interesting description of th two most
interesting cities in Canada, with many
Illustration from photographs. Sent free
to any addrsa Apply to H. O. Elliott.
117 Merchants Loan Trust Building, Chi
Prison Sentence for Thro.
MITCHELL. 8. D.. July O (Speolal.V-
Thr prisoner confined In the Jail, who
were being held for the November term of
eht circuit court, deolded that they would
take advantage of th tlm Intervening
between now and November and ooramenoe
to serve their term by pleading guilty and
receiving th sentences. Judge Tripp of
Yankton came' her to preside over .the
terra for Judge Smith, because on of th
men to be sentenced broke into the Judge's
house In June and th court did not want
to sentence th prisoner under thoee etr
umstanoea. This fellow's name was Will
lain Wriaeoil, and he got three and a halt
year. H. O. Davis forged several cheeks
a few months ago, but returned th money
and It was given nine months, and John
Brennan breke Jail her nearly two years
ago and was given a year and aim swathe.
Hugh Gordon Miller Comet to De
1 feme of People of Island.
STORY OF CANNIBALISM A FAKE
Ignorance Is Noft Prevalent aa
apposed and the Inhabitants
Show Signs of Considerable .
NEW TORK, July Jl.-Speclal Telegram.)
Dispatches received here from Washing
ton state that special agents of the United
States are now In Haytl Investigating con
ditions In the black republic, particularly
stories to the effect that cannibalism Is
rife on th Island and that the rapid growth
of voodoolsm threatens the existence of the
whites. It has been alleged that conditions
are such In Haytl that the residents de
mand Intervention by the United States
and it Is the purpose of the government to
learn definitely just what truth there Is in
Hugh Gordon Miller, a New York lawyer
and special assistant to the United States
general attorney, came to the defense of
the people of Haytl today. Mr. Miller re
cently visited the republic. He said:
"Haytl's Inhabitants are neither barbar
ous nor semi-barbarous," aa I learned on
No Woman Cnnnlbal There.
"This tfllk about a woman oanntbal will
undoubtedly be found to be gross exaggera
tion. I had never been on the Island be
fore and although aomewhat better In
formed as to the conditions than the stay-at-home
American, I had some misgivings
about what I should find. My surprise at
what I actually encountered was therefore
as great as it was agreeable.
'While the cities present some quaint
characteristics, evidences of present day
civilisation are by no means rare. The re
sources of the rich Interior have scarcely
been touched. N
"As for the people generally, they have
the characteristics of their race. They are
good natured, patient and Industrious when
they receive kindly treatment. As laborers
they are thoroughly reliable under the di
rection of the white men who regard them
as human beings and not as mere automa
tons. Religiously, they are tolerant.
"Reports that . have been printed from
tlm to time In the United States of th
survival of the African voodoo rites were
pronounced by all with whom I talked on
the subject, gross exaggerations, or down
right falsehoods. Bishop Collins declared
that he had Investigated some of the stories
and had found no evldonce of their truth.
He believes that they are the conooctlons
of Imaginative correspondents who stopped
off for a day or two at one or other of
the coast cities.
Ignorance Not Prenvlent.
"Ignorance Is not so prevalent In Haytl
as Americans have been led to suppose.
Both the government officers and the
clergy are doing excellent educational
"Training in the mechanical arts Is In de
mand and will naturally Increase more and
more as the country is developed. Consider
able skill already haa been attained In th
construction of buildings as is evidenced by
the new cathedral in Port A in Prlnc and
by the religious and public ealtices else
"Sine It haa become an independent
state. Haytl undoubtedly has been retarded
industrially, like other countries by too
much politios. The recent troubles on this
Island, however, is largely due to meddle
some activity of Eupopean speculators, who
were anxious to secure concessions to be
used for their enrichment. These persons
have been and are still envious of th
"Leaders of th Haytians today believe
that the only salvation for the country is
to be found under the protection of the
Monroe doctrine. Thoy have acquired con
fidence In our unselfishness of purpose by
observation of our treatment of th nearby
island of Cuba."
USCLE SAM BUYS TOWN LOTS
(Continued from First Page.)
terest in the new law, respectively, of the
postmasters and' the bankers are diverting
In forty states out of the forty-six, only
171 postofflces are represented by their
postmasters as making applications to be
authorized to receive savings. In forty
one states bankers to the number of 623
make applications to have their Institu
tions designated as depositories.
The greatest number of potfloffloes ap
plying Is from Pennsylvania, it having
thirty, and also the greatest nsmber of
banks asking to tie made depositories
eighty-six. Its neighbor, New York, Is com
paratively Indifferent, having only twenty
postofflces and six banks applying. The
middles western states may be said to have
come up stronger than any other region,
the figures for applications being: Post
offices, Ohio, 12; banks, . Illinois, post
offices, II; banks, 34. Indiana, postofflces,
I; banks, 7. Michigan, postoffloes, 8; banks,
1. Missouri, postofflces, 8; banks, 21. Wis
consin, postofflces, 12; banks, 42. Minne
sota, postoffloes, 28; banks, 17. Iowa, post
offices, 12 banks, M. (Nebraska, postofflces,
I; banks. 20. '
The far western states and th southern
states seem to be somewhat negligent of
their opportunities. Georgia, th so-called
empire state of th south, has only two
bank and no postofflce applying. The New
England states amply supplied with post
offloes and having mora banks and capital
to th population than any other part of
th country are, likewise refraining from
eagerness to adopt the new measure's op
portunity Front Massachusetts, tor x
ample, com application from but nln
postotfloea and sixteen banks; Connecticut,
tour postoffloes and on bank. California
Is a sampl of th tar west, with seven
postofflces and two banks applying.
Will Keen nn Inspecting.
Secretary Wilson's meat Inspectors will
contlnu to inspect l&rd substitutes, and
not a pound of that article can go into
Interstate or foreign oommerce unless It
bears th mark. "United States, Inspected
and Passed." This Is th kernel of an
opinion Just rendered by Assistant Attorney
General Fowler, who is acting aa attorney
general In th absence of Mr. Wlckersham,
now on his way to Alaska. Judge Fowler
In his opinion holds that lard substitute,
which Is a cooking compound made up of
one-fifth animal fat aad four-fifth cotton
seed oil, la fairly within th definition of a
meat food product and must be inspected
under the meat inspection law. .
Acting Secretary of Agrloultur Hays
aid: "Th opinion of th Department ot
Justice confirms th construction put upon
th law by Secretary Wilson. W have in
spected lard substitute ever sine th mat
Inspection law passed. We never had any
doubt about th matter, but some of th
manufacturers of lard substitute thought
Inspection of their product was not re
quired." Nevertheless there ar thos who stoutly
contend, offering to glv chemical proofs,
that th addition of cotton-seed oil n
banoes instead of Injure th nutritive
valu of any food product. This has been,
It Is urged, proved by the us ot cotton
seed oil or cotton ssed flour la making
bread aad cakes without th us f lard or
too, as well as
TAFI APPROVES LEE ORDER
(Continued from First Page.)
symbol of the acceptance without mlsglvl
Inga, of a complete surrender and a re
newed loyalty, should surely provoke no
'Therefor, under the existing law, I am
of the opinion that no objection can be
lawfully made to the placing In statuary
hail of a staue of Robert E. Lee clothed In
the confederate uniform."
Urges the Stork to
Visit Her Auntie
Mill Phillopion Locate! the Plaoe for
Alighting; and Hang? Out
the JSasket. . ,
NEW YORK, July 31. (Special Tele
gram.) Among the , letters received In
Commissioner Stover's office In the arsenal
In Cenral park yesterday morning was one
from a little girl, Ethel Phllllpson. The
letter Is addressed to "Mr. Stork, Central
Park City," and ia as follows:
"My Dear Mr. Stork: Would you pleabe
bring my auntie a little. boy baby? I know
you have lots of letters from little girls
for babies. I will be .'patent', .(meaning
patient) and wait for my turn. I am here
from Washington and , would like to see
my auntie's little baby, so try and bring
it as soon as you can. vMy.auntlo has
everything ready for It. Her window Is on
the south side. Her sister has a great
big basket for it Ethel Phllllpson, in care
of Mrs. C. D. Knapp."
A postcrlpt reads: "Please send It soon,
will leave the basket outside the win
Commissioner Stover . said he haa In
formed Miss Phllllpson that he has sent
her communication to Mr, Stork and that
Mx- Stork sends reply that th matter will
surely be attended to, but that the young
woman would have to await her turn.
HEALTH PROMOTERS OF THE
WORLD TO MEET IN DRESDEN
Hyglenle Exposition tor Be On of th
Great Events of the Twentieth
DRESDEN. Saxony. July 81. (Special
Cablegram.) Health promoters,"- indorsed
by the king ot Saxony and the imperial
German government, are preparing for an
International hygienic exposition to be held
In this city from next May until October.
It is hoped that every ' country of the civ
ilized world will have a share In the great
Herr.Emll A. Llngner, royal commissioner
of the proposed exposition, Is now In Wash
ington, D. C, for the purpose ot calling
the attention of the United States govern
ment and the medical fraternity of, the
United States to this event. Herr Llngncr
is extending invitations to the federal gov
ernment of America and to all American
physicians to attend. The exposition will
be one of the greatest. If not the greatest
event of the twentieth century. It will
collect scientists from all parts . of the
world. Every state of the German empire
will have exhibits. , wenty-f ive . hundred
of the most celebrated Diqdlcal scientists
ot Gerrpany . hayeconaeflbtd (0 , co-operate
and contribute to the success of the under;
taking. They will be fn attendance at the
congress, at which papers and treatises on
various subjects win be reatt and r discussed.
The exposition will be held In the Royal
gardens, which adjoin , the , royal palace,
and cover $50,000 square meters.
Herr Llngner .has' extended invitations to
England and the British, dominions, France,
Spain, Italy, Greece, ; Norway, Sweden,
Russia, Mexico,. South American countries,
Japan and others. The, Japanese govern
ment has already voted iS.OOO to defray the
expenses of its exhibit. The Japanese ex
hibit is so Interested In fact,' that It will
send a man of war to Germany with the
Japanese physicians, scientists and govern
ment representatives on board. Bulgaria
has appropriated $4,000 for Its exhibit and
Russia has appropriated nearly 125,000 for
Its exhibit '
NEBRASKA AND IOWA PATENTS
Name of Thos Who Have Secured
Letter From the Government
for Their Invention.
Following Is an official list of letters pat
ent for inventions issued from the United
States patent office at "Washington, D. C,
to Inhabitants of Iowa and Nebraska for
the week ending July 20, 1310. as reported
from th offio of Wlllard Eddy, solicitor
ot patents and counselor In patent causes.
lit Paxton block, Omaha:
William Ballard of Perry. Ia.. bag holder.
James Brower ot Webster City, la., flex
Albert Cotton of ChllUaoth. Ia.. railway
Jacob B. Engstrom and O. J. Page Of
Manchester, Ia., reputing attachment for
Fay O. Farwell of Dubuaue. Ia.. work-
holding mechanism for metal working ma
chines. Isaao Francis of Fremont Neb., barrel
William H. George of Dexter. Ia.. driving
mechanism lor washing macnines.
George P. Hulst of Omaha, apparatus for
refining and desilverizing lead.
Frank u. Menaennaii or Tiiaen. Men..
roundabout amusement appartua.
Isaao L Mitchell of Cedar Rapids, la..
Olay Moe of Sioux City, Ia.. Instrument
for measuring and determining the axes ot
Harrison W. Phllllns of Muscatine. Ia..
Kaipn id. nunner oi inaianoia, ia., antmai
u.dwin . univeiy or omana. pasteurized
oream cooler and aerator.
Charles Toinpsett of Omaha, collar fast
Charles L Trhpo of South Omaha and
O. C. Gerhrman, metalllo rod packing.
MORE JEWS ARE DRIVEN AWAY
f Rxulslon Goes on and
idrede f Fnmlllee Forced
KIEV, July IL-Fronl July t& to July
1$, exclusive, 100 Jews hav been expelled
from Kiev, and 101 hav left th olty
voluntarily. In the same period sixty
Jews hav been expelled from Solomenka
and lghty-on from Dmlffka.
South Dakota Incorporated.
PIERRE. & D., July It (Special. )
Article of Incorporation have been filed
for the First State bank of White O
with a capital of $25,000. The Incorporators
are Edward J. Spencer, Whit Owl; Albert
C. Relok and Edward J. Ilannisan, Pierre.
Th last two mentioned being conductors
on the run between her and Rapid City,
Th bank baa a long list of shareholders.
number of railway men being on the list
Articles hav been filed for th Pierre Co
operative Telephone company at Pierre,
with a oapltal of $10,000. Incorporators.
J. Dutoher, A. O. Brink and Byron 8. Payne
of Pierre, Th purposes ef this company
being th construction of a short farm line
Into th eeuntry northeast ef thla eity.
If you hav anything t sail or trad
advertise It la Th Be Waat Ad ed
emas aad get auUk results.
butter, and quite palatable,
KERMIf KOUSLVLLT IN PARIS
Lured by Cupid, Young Kan Pays
Attention to Miss Rutherford.
SIMPLY QUESTION OF THE HEART
Son at Kx-Presldent to Shoot Grouse
In Scotland, floe to Where
Mrs. Vnnderbllt'e Daughter
PARIS, July St. (Special Telegram.)
Although young Kernilt Roosevelt, the big
gam hunting son of Colonel Theodore
Roosevelt, said he was hot lured Into
Franc upon his present trip by Cupid, he
is paying devoted attention to Miss Marg
aret Rutherford, the charming daughter of
Mrs. W. K. Vanderbllt. Mr. Roosevelt met
Miss Rutherford for the first time when he
was enroute to America with his father,
mother and sister. Events that ar now
presenting themselves seem to show that
the young man has lost his heart com
pletely. Mr. Roosevelt . will leave Versailles to
morrow for a brief stay In Rouen,, and
from there he will go to England. By an
odd coincidence. Miss Rutherford went to
England several days ago. Miss Ruther
ford was In Paris when Kermlt arrived. He
visited a friend in Versailles, but hurried
to Paris this week and went to a hotel
nearer the Vanderbllt residence, where he
has been staying. At the Hotel de La
Tremollle, where he has been stopping, he
has persistently refused to see newspaper
Mr. Roosevelt ostensibly came to Paris
to study the French language, a language
In which Miss Rutherford is quite profi
cient. H gallantly denied that he knew
Miss Rutherford upon sailing from Amer
ica, but the Interest which the young
couple evinced In each other during the
visit of Colonel Roosevelt and fumily at
the American embassy her is hot yet for
gotten. iMrs. Vanderbllt and her daughter are
close friends ' of Ambassador Bacon and
spend much time at the embassy.' Miss
Rutherford Is U years of age. She made
her first appearance In society here as a
bridesmaid at the wedding of her cousin,
Muriel White, and Count Herman Scherr
Thoas in the spring of 1908. She expected to
pass the summer in Scotland and, through
another odd coincidence, Mr. Roosevelt has
been Invited grouse shooting upon a game
preserve upon the Scottish moorland by a
Mr. Roosevelt will later go to Constanti
nople and spend some time sightseeing in
Turkey. Some of Roosevelt's friends have
jollied him with a hope of getting a con
fession, but, while the son of the former
president apparently did not resent the
good-natured chaffing, he kept silent ,
Negro's Dash Foiled
Officers at Hand
Robert Davis' Slope with Towmend
Revolver Proves Futile and He
Robert Davis, a negro, who gave his ad
dress aa Mil Cass Street, supplied the plot
for a drama of exolting Incidents last night
on Farnam street between Fifteenth and
Sixteenth streets. He went Into the Town-
send sporting goods, store. 1S14 i Farnam
treet, and asked, to be shown a gun. -He
was shown several, but his experienced eye
would only be satisfied with .the best of the
lot. "That'll do, said he, and he made his
way out of the shop. As no coin had passed,
the assistant who had charge ot the deal
made after him, but his haste only added
to the speed of the thief. He cut Into an
alley round, the corner and the assistant
thought the gam was lost until he heard
the sound of gun play. Officer Anderson
and Deputy Sheriff Osborne happened to be
passing at th tlm. and seeing the negro
running they attempted to atop him. They
did not succeed, but they drove him Into
th arm of Officer " Ferris, who was at
tracted by th shooting and happened to b
passing th alley just aa Davis was making
his dash. He is now oonflned in the city
jail charged with the larceny of th re
volver. ' '
The Incident created a big sensation on
the crowded street
ANOTHER JOB FOR ROOSEVELT
Former President May Ie Made Tern
porary , Chairman of New York
NEW TORK. July t (Special Tele
gram.) Former President Roosevelt will
probably be temporary chairman of the
republican convention this fall and will
make the keynote speech. Men . of all
shades of opinion are urging upon' Mr.
Roosevelt th acceptano of this duty as
of prima Importance to th party. He
has not aa yet. signified his Intention.
but It la believed n will yield to the
pressure and accept tho chairmanship,
Btandpat congressmen in various sec
tions of th stat ar having red-hot
fighting -to seoure . renoralnatlon. While
Representative Mllllngton haa already
won the contest for hla seat- set up by
Colonel Roosevelt's nephew Theodore
Douglas Robinson, in th Herkimer
Oneida district Representative George
W. Fairchlld, In the Otsego-Hcholarle
Delaware-Ulster lis-. ot, J. Van Vechten
Olcott Charles L Knapp, James S. bim
mens, who wants a renorninatlon, all hav
SIX DOCTORS TO ATTEND v
. CONSERVATION MEETING
Local Physicians Will Journey to St
Paul for Annual Conservation
Congress n September.
Sla of th prominent doctors of Nebraska
will attend the National Conservation con
gress in St Paul as delegates from this
state, headed by Dr. j. P. Lord, president
of th Nebraska State Medical association,
Th convention begin September 5, lasting
five days, during Which tlm Colonel
Roosevelt Glfford Pinchot and others ot
national and International reputation will
address it The other member of the N
braska party ar: Dr. F. A, Long of Mad
Ison, Dr. A. B. Anderson of Pawnee, Dr,
D. T. Qulgely of North Platte. Dr. M. L.
lilldreth of Lyons and Dr. Harold Qifford
CHASE MOVES HIS CONCERN
Clement Chase Taken Hw Quarters
for Printing Establishment of
Clement Chaa has moved his printing
establishment Into new and commodious
quarter on South Nineteenth street over
th Douglas Printing company. Her will
b th home of Mr. Chase's three papers,
the Excelsior, th Western Banker and
the Western Trader. .
If you hav anything to sell or trad
advertise It In Th Bee Waat Ad col
umn and get quick results.
Fails to Find Any
Fraud in the Sale
of Stock Shares
Judge Woodmaniee Inuei an Order
in the Earoneti Von Flifui
CINCINNATI, July Sl.-Common Pleas
Judge Woodmanse Saturday night gave an
unexpectedly early decision In the case of
Baroness Nadine von Kllfuss-Procter, who
resisted the Issuance of an Injunction
against the transfer of 100 shares of stock
valued at $40,000. which Injunction was ob
tained by attorneys representing her hus
band, Percy Procter, of Cincinnati.
Judge Woomansee dismissed the claim
that the stock had been obtained by fraudu
lent collusion between Joseph De Wyckoff
of London, England, and Mrs. Procter and
states that the stock was given by Fercy
Procter previous to his marriage to the
baroness as collateral for a marriage set
tlement of $40,000.
The court held that the present owner
ship" the stock is vested jointly In Mr.
and Mrs. Procter and lets the Injunction
stand until the Procters have com to
some agreement out of court, which he
recommends before giving his final decision
In the matter.
Joseph De Wwyckoff was given a severe
coring for his claim to ownership ot
eighty sfhares of the stock and the claim
of a brokerage firm of London (for services
Is also dismissed.
rending a settlement out of court the
case goes over to the Ootober session. At
torneys for the 'baroness and Mr. Procter
have made arrangements for a copference
next Thursday, It is said.
Tho Judgment of Judge Woodmaneee Is
regarded as a victory for Baroness von
Nations to Aid
Great Britain, France and Germany
Will Be Represented in Managing
Liberian Customs Receipts.
WASHINGTON, July 81,-The United
States has Invited Great Britain, France
and Germany to appoint a representative
each to Join with a representative of this
country In managing the Liberian customs
receipts. Owing to its Interest in Liberia
since Its establshment the United States
received a predominating Influence In this
It was said at the State department yes
terday that the United States haa made no
departure from Its time honored attitude
toward the republio, and does not hav in
mind such a step. Any intention to get a
focthold In Africa was denied by prominent
The refunding call for the loan of about
$1,600,000 to the republic. A prominent firm
of New York bankers has undertaken th
proJ;tand its representative, Paul War-
bury, is now in Europe to associate with
his firm In th loan British, Oerman and
AMATEUR i PRESSMEN ADJOURN
Vote to Hold Next Session at Bridge-
port. Conn. Officer Are
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., July , It The
Amateur Press Association ot America.
which has been In session here for the
last four days, adjourned yesterday to
meet next year at Bridgeport Conn. Th
following of floors were elected:
J. Haggerty of Bridgeport Conn., resi
dent; Harry Sheppherd of Seattle, Wash.,
first vice president; Miss Barnhardt of New
xork, second vice president; K. R, Strong
of Missouri, secretary; Jacob T retch of
Milwaukee, treasurer: F. Davison of
MADRIZ ATTORNEYS PROTEST
Objections Filed to Sailing- Yaeht
Hornet, Supposed to . Carry
. . Arms for Kstrada.
WASHINGTON, July 81. Attorneys repre
senting th Madrls government in Nica
ragua yesterday filed protests with th De
partments of State, Justice and Commerce
and Labor against the sailing ot th yacht
Hornet now at New Orleans with a cargo
of arms and ammunition supposed to be
Intended for use of tha Estrada govern
Black Duck, Minn. "About a yer
ago I wrote you that I was sick and
couia not ao any oi
my housework:. M .
sickness was called
1 would sit down I
felt as If I could not
fet up. I took
jdia E. Finkham's
pound and did Just
as you told me and
now i am penecuy
cured, ana bare a
biir baby boy."
Mrs. Anna Anderbon. Box 10. Black
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ly from roots and herbs, a fair trial.
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E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound.
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Mrs. Plnkham, txt Lynn Mass
Invites all sick women to writtJ
Iter for d vice. Her advioeldfree,
vnd always lidpf uL
ARE ANXIOUS ABOUT MARC0TTE
rlor Man Leave Home and Nuh.
Insi Can B Learned of Hla
SUPERIOR, Neb., July $l.-(Speclol.)-About
a month ago A. J. MarooltA book
keeper for Boosem brothers, Irader of the
band and nronrletor of the Alt-dome thea
ter, left on the westbound Burlington pass
enger, presumably for Bloonilngtdn on bwsl
ness. That was the last ever heard of Mm,
exorptlng a report that some one had seen
htm that morning or talked to him In Lin
coln. For a few days his family, although
worried, made no Inquiry, but expected him
home every day. After several days It was
noised about that he had left. The mort
gagees of the Alrdome took possession and
ji was men otscovereu mil ne was iiwyiit
Involved financially. He had been working
hard several years and close friends" fear
he has been a victim of mental disorder.
After a couple of weeks' absence his wife,
who had been very sick for some time,
grew stesdlly worn and was taken to Con
cordia, where an operation at the hospital -
was made In the hope of savinn her' Ufa.
She died last Tuesday evening. Two
daughters are left homeless, mother dead
nd fathfir rit ntm linni., m-VlAr
Friends and relatives insist they know'
nothing of Marcotte's whereabouts. He la
about 40 years of age, smooth shaved.
wears glasses and has large bluo eyes.
He would weigh about 143 pounds and is
neat appearing. '
Hllu.l pigr at Sioux Falls.
Slor;x FALLS, S. D July si. (Special'.)
It cost Martin Gllbcrtson, a local restau-'
rant man, $100 to sell beer In hi place of
business on Sunday. The authorities be
came surpiclous and sent a detective to tha -restaurant.
As th result of what the de
tective learned, the officers made a raid
on tho restaurant and found three barrels
of beer and several persons drinking beer.
The barrels and their contents wart con- '
fiscated. ' '
Sire. C. U. Lauarulln.
HURON, S. D., July 31. (8pecint.)-FoL
lowlng an illness of a few hours, Mrs. C.
8. Laughlln, wife ot the Wisconsin street
limber dealer, died at tho family resldeno
in this city yesterday. Th deceased oame
to Huron about two years ago from Te-
Iowa's Richest Man
Writes a Personal Letter to a Neal
Patient aad Says That The
Purs ! Mier. Vrfen,lrfliil
- - - - . ,
"He la man that I nave always admired
and thought a great deal of, on account
of hla ability w,.en sober and his honesty
anu square dealing at all times. 1 hav
on many different occasions furnished
the funds and permitted him to Invest
In real estate and handle for our mutual
account, and I would not hesitate to do
tha same thing at this time, Whenever
an opportunity waa presented. He haa
always been a fin man and an upright
cltlttn In every respect, except that he
haa been cursed with tha liquor habit all
the years that I have known him.
"On one occasion when he had lost .all
power or ability to handle himself, I
cauaed him to t sent at my own expense
to a well known drink habit our, ,tn thla
city, where ne remained and waa treated
for several weeks. Apparently no treat
ment ever laated with him for very many
hours or days until h would return to
. "I did not Mm for about threa
montha and I was. greatly surprised
really amaxed, to him and' navi ""a,
irvreuiMM inivivivit wiiu mm ivuciij'
when he cam to my offlc and told ma
that h had taken the NeaJ Cur In tha
early part of this year. It la an absolute
fact that the man looks better: is much
heavier tn weight, and surely haa a
clearer brain and a better and more ac
tive mind than I have aver known him
to hav for over ten years past Tha
results of tha Neal Cure in hla case la
. .n.J.rfnl mA t It WllTV
vol iwm iitu. . nuiium .... k . v. . . . . ..
do th sam for all drinking men as It
haa done for him, there la certainly no ex J
ous for tha drinking man longer continu
ing as suoh and society and the business
world should recommend and urge ' all
drinking man to take this treatment, and
if th drinking man refused to do so,
he cannot blam anyone if he should be
ost.aotsed from tha business and social
world of the times.
' "In closing, I take great pleasure In
recommending nlm In his new Ufa to' tha
favorable consideration of all thos who
may have occasion to hav any soolal
relations with him.
"Reapeotfully aubmltted, i
"F. M. HUBBELL."
' Th Neal la an internal treatment.
without hypodermic Injections, ... that
cures th drink habit In three days per
fectly, at th institutes or In th horn.
STo Cure, o Vay.
, It Is tha moral duty which avsry per-,
son addicted to tha drink habit owas to
hla family, relatives, friends, society and
the public, also everyone who is Inter
ested in or knows of on who la addicted
to tha drink habit to call upon, -writ or
phon tne ixeai jur iuuj i.r ""w
of their guaranteed Bond and Contract,
booklet, testtmonlale, endorsement and
k.nk r.r.r.nrM. which wilt b chrfuUy
Th kTal oara . '
Institute. 1801 Bo. 10th BtrU Oman,
jraSaf also Dea Moines, Davenport and
Sioux City, Iowa.
rnnn Fftlr Weak and nervous man
IUUU EW Who find thlr power to
MITDVFK work and youthful vigor
rtLnVbii gon as a result of over
work or mental exertion should take
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