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TTTE BEE: OMAHA, SATURDAY,- OCTOBER 1, 10T0.
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Th Clark barber ahop for batha.
Corrlcana, undertakers. 'Phones 14s.
FAUST BEER Al ROaERS' BUFFET.
Picture framing, Jensen, Maaonlo tempi.
Woodrlng Undertaking company. Tel. aa.
Lewi Cutlar, funeral director. 'Phone 91.
Be Borwlck first for -nlnUna. IU 8. Alain.
FOR EXCHANUbl OF REAL ESTATE
Hudleaon Broadway atudio new locatiou
Hi Wtil Broadway.
Kiss Katharine Beno haa reaumed her
achool atudlea at Montlcallo.
For Rale at a Bargain Walnut Piano,
lightly ueed. Un Kast Pierce street.
Hallantlno a, Schuster's and Btors malt
extract for aal by 1. J. Kiln Co., In
The nursing mothera drink Anheuaer
Husch malt. Hosenteld Liquor Co., 61
Mis Orpha gulnn left on Wedneaday for
limetn, in., to continue her atudlea at
the Ulrton x nool there.
Have yut.. ,.aia fittew or repaired by
J. W. Terr), . fiitlan, all Broadway, office
with' Geoigo Oxrner.
Mrs. J. 11 Mulholland and daughter,
Marie, left yesterday for California wliure
they will apend at least a month.
Ivanhoe commanuery. No, 17, Knlghta
Templar, will meet in upeual couclave inia
evening for work in the order of tho
Mra. Charlee T. Stewart and daughter,
Marie, lett on Wednesday for New Xork,
where Mis. Stewart will apend Home time
visiting relative after placing her daugh
ter In achool.
Chatlva Barnett, In charge of the car
barns of the atreet railway company, w.ae
tailed to .llseoun Valley laat evening by
the serious Illness of his uncle, Lane Friend,
wtio la lna mother a brother.
MIbs Eillsabeth Ogden of Charlton, la.,
wno haa bean visiting her parenta, Mr. and
Mra. U. L. Ogden, 106 Sixth avenue, leit
'lueiday, aooompanled by her aiater, Mtse
Kate Ogden. Iney will visit Dee Moines
and other points.
Ueorge b Hamilton relumed laat even
ing alter an absence of a month In tne
Interest of the shoe factory with whu-'h he
haa long been associated. He will remain
In the city only a few daya and will re
aume hie work on the road.
A marriage license waa Issued yesterday
to George Uroneweg, eon of William Uiune-
weg, wno la now a prosperous merchant at
Mlnden. The bride la Mra. Olga tstoidt of
Oinana. Mr. Uroneweg haa been located
at Mlnden for more than twenty years.
Former Congressman Bowen, who la en
gaged In railroad construction work In
connection with Wlckham A Co., wiitee
from Lemon, 8. D., that the winter arrived
there last Sunday. That ground waa covered
with one Inch of snow and the weather
waa f reeling cold.
Andrew fckirenson, assistant yardmaster
sf the Union Pacific, who haa been con
fined at the Ldmundson hospital for the
last two months by a dangeruua attack of
typhoid fever, will eoun be able to leave
tiia hospital. Ills condition waa critical for
several weeks, and at one time there waa
but little hope for Ills recovery.
C. L. Bohan, local ruadmaeier of the Bur
lington, has been transferred to BrookOeld,
la., and hla place has been filled by Frank
McDonald, who cornea from the middle
part ut the state. Mr. Bohan haa been one
u the moat popular members of the local
Burling toil force, and much regret la ex
pteaieu at hla departure from tne city.
Flank M. Compton, who haa been spend
Inx several months In Council Bluffs en-
guKfd In selling Koque Hiver Valley fruit
lands in small tracts, haa returned to hla
new homo at Melford, Ore. He Induced
many of hla Council Biuffa frlenda to in
veal In the fruit lunds, which are said to
be among the richest and moat favorably
located In the Pacllic northwest fruit dis
tricts. veloy't L'tteruack ticgan a suit In the
district court yesterday auuinst Michael T
Mulllvan and k'raiiK Fuxpatrick, owner and
bartender of a saioon ai las West Broad
way, clalhnng $i,uuo trom them for alleged
personal Injuries said to nave been je
ceived In a fight which occurred in the
aaioon on August 10 last.
Probation officer flerner yesterday took
five buys iiuo custody accused of stealing
Hum tat Woodworm 10-oeiit store, tour
of them were pupils of the Washington
avenue building and one in the Bloomer
building. Two of the lada were caught In
the act. by clerks at tne store and the
utr.era were Implicated by their confessions.
The majority of the lads were but i yeara
old, one of them waa 11.
Uf-orge 8. Wright, local member of the
Iowa itepunllcan state central committee,
Was called to Des Moines last evening by
an urgent telegram from Chairman Franke.
There la to be a general meeting of the
committee for the first time since lis or
gaiilzaiion, and the work la to plan a ahori
and decisive campaign, somewhat on tne
whirlwind order, that will aweep all ob
stacles to republican success In every
county in the state. Mr. Wright expecta to
remain In Dea Molnea for several daya, as
ha la regarded by Chairman Franke aa one
of hla beat and most resourceful lieutenants.
Theodore (i.uttar received a telegram las;
evening from Cliiciunatt announcing the
death there at 2:40 o'clock ot Rev. Richard
Venting, former pastor ot the First baptist
church In Council Bluffs. Mr. Venting was
one of the most brilliant and popular pas
tors the church has ever had. He .left
her about eight yeara ago, after serving aa
pastor for tniee yeara. He left here to
enter a larger field in the east and waa
most successful In his work. He waa only
44 yeara old. No Information had been re
ceived here ofVhla Illness and the announce
ment of hla death caused a great shock to
The Union Pacific Railroad company haa
more than UO.UUO tons of Rock elpring coal
piled up In the tranafer yards in tins city
aa a part of the emergency supply kept
constantly on hand and which will be in
creased to luO.OUu tons before winter a is in.
The coal is piled up In the open air, the
finer material being retained by walla built
up from the larger chunks. This enormous
Quantity Is only sufficient to keep the big
engines on this end of the main line going
for a period of one munth. The company
endeavors to keep constantly on hand a
month's supply of fuel. 11 la all mined at
the railroad mines In Wyoming, and Is the
Ugliest grade of Rock Springs coal.
Leroy 11. Lansing of Lincoln, Nab., and
Huts Helena R. Reeder ot the same place
war married In Council Biuffa yesterday
after encountering considerable difficulty
and delay In getting the marriage license.
They applied for the license on Tueaday
and when the bride confessed to only It
yeara of age Marrtag Clerk llardesty told
them that parental aumonty was neces
sary. Wednesday they returned with the
young girls mother, but Here axain in
formed that the Iowa law required tne
consent of Uie father also in sucn cases,
and yesterday they returned again, ac
companied by the whole family of the bride,
father, mother, slaters and brothers, to be
sure mere would be no further hitches.
Lena Lawrence, the young woman who
waa picked up on the streets one Sunday
afternoon In August suffering from an
acute attack of hysteria, and later sent to
Ht. Bernard's hospital by the board of In
sanity commissioners, refuses to 'eave tho
hoenltal after having te;-,t ; - iced to
be lu a normal- condition 1 J fthr re
sides in Crookaton, Neb., c-.-r.i i. Attempt
waa made yesterday to iitdu? Jier ii re
turn there, but ahe refused, declaring that
she waa well enough aatlaiicd to stay at the
hotpttal. Money waa provided by the
county authorities to purchase the ticket
and turned over to the police department
and Officer Frum waa detailed to accom
pany her to the train, buy her ticket and
remain with her until the train parsed
through Omaha. Misa Lawrence, however,
refused to go, and the officers are at a loss
to determine what to do with her.
An automobile collision occurred at an
early hour yesterday morning on the atreet
railway bridge which endangered the live
of ten people and smashed two big auto
mobile. One of the machines Is said to
hav been driven by C. Lerch. a saloon
keeper, at HI Uouth Seventeenth street,
Omaha, and the other by C. W. Francis,
alw of Omaha. In the later auto were two
Council Bluffs men, Floyd K. Jones, son
of Z. T. Jones, of the Council Bluffs Trans
fer eompany. and B. M. McClur. The acci
dent occurred about 1U feet aaat of the toll
atatlon on th bridge, and the Counoll
bluff men say Lerch'a machine ram up
behind them at th rat of about fifty
r miles aa hour and amaahed Into them, driv
ing their auto Into th bridge railing with
V Ing. On of th machluea had a wheel
knocked oft and both war badly damaged.
All of th occupants war nadry ahaken up
and bruised, but w&) was aartoualy in-lured.
BOOSTERS TRAVEL 10 AYOCA
Special Train Take Thre Hundred
to East End Fair.
! SCATTER EXPOSITION BADGES
Promise from Avoca, Cltlaeaa te
Hctira Compliment DarlaaT Frmlt
and (era Show Great
Th eperlal train that left her yesterday
ahortly before 10 o'clock carried about SO0
boostera and picked up many othera at th
ttatlona on th way to the Avooa fair.
The coaches were decorated with flags
and bunting and th big canvas banners
that hav been prepared by George F.
Hamilton, chairman of th publicity com
mittee advertising the Horticultural Con-
greaa. Exposition and Corn ahew. Th
Council Bluffs crowd was liberally supplied
with exposition mementoes. There were
about 1,000 peopl at th fair all eager to
get the badgea and the Council Bluffs
boostera pinned them en cat lapels as
long aa the aupply lasted.
Th Avoca people met the train with a
band and shouts of welcome and every at
tention waa shown the vlaltera. At th
fair grounds during the afternoon th
special program that had been arranged
for the day was suspended for half aa hour
to listen to speeches from Council Bluffs
men. Among the orators waa Judge Ot
H. Scott, who raised the enthusiasm sev
eral degree higher in a brilliant talk of
twenty minutes' duration. He talked
chiefly about the big combined exposition
and secured th approval, of the entire
The boostera introduced several novel
and original Ideas. On th way to Aveca
by arrangement with the railroad officials
the train was held at each atatlon long
enough to prm(t the Counoll Bluffs men
to march In a long procession through the
main parts of the towns, scattering fruit
and corn show matter and distributing the
yellow ailk badges. Another feature was
the presence of the wives and daughters of
many ot .the Council Bluffs men, who
Joined most heartily In the processions and
The Avoca fair this season haa been
the most successful In the history of the
association. The attendance haa been good
each day, but It remained ( for Counoll
Bluffs day to draw the record-breaking
attendance, when it was declared that
the largest crowd was ther that had ever
gathered In the town.
An agreement waa definitely reached
yeaterday that Avoca Is to have a day at
the big fruit and corn show and the prom
ise waa given that half ot the people In
the east end of the county and the other
territory tributary to' Aruea would come
to Council Biuffa on that day.
The Commercial club, executive commit
tee of the fruit and corn shows will go to
McClelland, today to attend the annual
county picnic at the county farm. It la
expected that several thousand people will
be present and one of the most eventful
days In the history of the village will be
A lengthy program has been prepared,
and will have some interesting and Instruc
tive features, including lectures on corn
growing and seed .selection.
PROBSLTE'S SUIT ON TRIAL
Daiuaare Caae for Laa of Life Bring
Prosecuted Aatalnat Railway
The 110,000 damage suit against th Omaha
& Council Biuffa Street Railway company,
which waa filed In the dlatrlct court two
months ago for the death of William Prob
etle. Is now on trial. The suit la brought
by R. P. Tellander of Dea Moines, who Is
th husband of the niece of Probstle and
brings ault aa administrator. The accident
occurred on the night of February 16, 190S,
at the corner of Main atreet and Broad
way. Probstle was struck by a street car
as h was walking diagonally across th
street In th direction of the Manhattan
The street pavement was a glare of ice,
and It was said at the time Probstl slip
ped and fell when he reaohed th( track
and before he could recover himself or the
car could be atopped he was killed. Two
amendments were made to th plaintiff
petition yeaterday, one alleging that the
car was going at a higher rat of SDeed
than waa permitted by the city ordinance
and the other that the apparatus for ut.
tint; sand on the tracks and stopping the
oar were defective. The suit is being tried
by Jury and has already occupied two
days and but half of th plaintiffs test!
mony Is In., Probstle was a harnessmaker
and a well known character about town
ana had lived here nearly all of his life.
WILLIAM E. MASON
. FOUND DEAD IN BED
Canvasser, Apparently Bneeeaafal la
Business, Die Sappoaedly ot
William E. Maaon a salesman, who had
been making hla borne at 2401 Weat Broad
way, waa found dead In hla bed yesterday
morning. He appeared to be In his usual
health Wednesday afternoon and had not
complained of any Illness recently. He ate
a hearty supper and retired at his usual
hour. When he did not appear at break
fast yeaterday morning members of the
family where he had been boarding who
were aent to call him found him dead. In
vestigation Indicated that he had been
dead several houra, auppoaedly from heart
disease. There waa some talk yesterday of
an autopsy to determine this definitely.
But little is known here concerning the
dead man beyond th fact that he was a
canvasser, apparenly successful In his
business and well satisfied with life.
He Is survived by two sons, one. Albert
Maaon, realdlng In Springfield. Mo., and
the other In Omaha. The latter was lo
cated and telephoned last evening that he
would be here this morning.
Th Cat and th Fiddle." the new musi
cal exlravagansa will come to Dohany
theatre Sunday matinee and night. It Is
claimed that this attraction is an elabor
ate novelty, th character being entirely
new to th stag in many Instances. The
play takea Ita name from the old Mother
Goor.e fable ard dellghta both old and
young. "Th Cat" la a stag Impersona
tion, being one of the funniest and most In
teresting bits of pantomime acting witnessed
In a long time. Harry B. Watson, the Bay
lane, Ros and Arthur, the Gotthards,
George K. Wakefield, J. O. Campbell,
George E. Hart Marty Marts, together
with many other well-known atage favor,
ilea and a beautifully dressed and well
trained chorus are promlaed.
Marriage llceneea were granted yeaterday
to the following named persona:
Name and Address
IeKoy 11 Lansing, Lincoln
Helena R. Reeder. Lincoln
Grg Gronweg. Mlnden, la
Olga Btoldt Omaha
Cola's Hot Blast stoves and ranges, $la up,
W hav th exolualv aula. P. C. Do Vol
Hardware cmpajr. SOi Broadway.
Boys and Staples
Concerted Effort Being Made to Stop
Practice that is Doing Much
Damage in City.
Ther was a general roundup of the boya
attending tho Washington avenue school
made by order of tho principal. Mlaa Man
gum, yesterday afternoon In the effort to
break up a dangerous practice that haa
developed amono th pupils shooting heavy
metal staples frm rubber bards and "nig
ger hooters." Th order waa to search
the pockets of vry lad and confiscate
their supply of ammunition. The youngsters
hav assumed that the street lampa are
th natural targets, and the electric light
company has been compelled continuously
to replace th expensive tungstens that
hav been smashed. Many complaints
hav been mad from persona who have
been struck by th dangerous missiles.
Yesterday Abe Stahimaatar, 1015 Avenue
A, and Harold Luce, 717 Avenue E, were
using the rubber band devices on Scott
street as they wore returning from achowl
at noaa. On f the aharp points struck
ene of The Be office boys on the hand,
Inflicting a painful wound. The Stahl
master bey admitted th mischief, but
claimed It waa accidental. Each boy had
a pocketful of th staple. Some of the
beys buy th staples, but many of them
steal them. Thousands of the keen pointed
staples hav been scattered around the
treeta in this manner and core of auto
mobile Urea bar been punctured. If the
appeal made to the teachers of the schools
falls th pollc and Juvenile court will be
called upon to assist In breaking up th
Real Eatat Transfers.
These transfers were reported to The Bee
Thursday, September 2$, by th Pottawat
tamie County Abstract company of Council
George O. Clark and wife to Jamea
Haywood, w. m ft of lot 1 in block
10 in Bayllsa' adaltlon to Council
Bluffs, w. d : IS. 000
Ureenshlelas Everest company to
Mary B. Mally, lets 4 and i In block
17 In Bvana' second Bridge add. to
Council Bluffs, w. d 1.40A
ueorge a. noagiana and wife to stand-
ara Manufacturing company, iota 9,
10. 11 and It In block 1 In Wright's
addition to Counoll Biuffa. w. d
William A. Scott and wife to F. A.
Slump, part lot 21 In Auds' sub, of
SW ofi2-7l-40, w. d
Total, (our transfers W.60
N. T. Plumbing Co. Tel. 160. Night L-1701
' WANTEDCO neat olean, nimble-flngerej
girls to pack and wrap candy. John tl.
Woodward & Co., "The Candy Men."
Taft'i Conferences with Cabinet Take
Form of Examination of Esti
mates of Appropriations. .
WASHINGTON, Sept JO. Th dally- aes-
siene ot the cabinet were continued at th
White House today. ,It is thought all mat
ters of Interest have been disposed of and
that th cabinet now. .la devoting itself to
the details ot th estimate submitted by
the various departments.
The president and General Wood, chief
Of staff, continued their examination ot the
estimates for th War department for neat
year and further reductions than the $10,
000,000 already announced In the total as
compared with the current appropriation
were determined upon.
The revised estimates provide for $2,000,
000 for Immediate us in the fortification of
the Panama canal and It is probable that
before the work Is completed appropriations
of approximately $20,000,000 altogether will
The consideration of the army estimates
will b completed today.
Th naval estimates, as finally passed
upon today, show a reduction of $4,000,000
under the appropriations for the present
year and aa announced by Secretary Meyer,
th building program for the next year la
two battleships and two oolllers.
LITCHFIELD WOMAN LOSES
EYE, BULLET FLYING WILD
Mr. Albert Dlekeraom I Seriously
Wounded at Daranaco, Colo.,
When Near Shooting; Gallery.
DURANGO, Colo., Pept J0.-(8peclal Tele
gram.) J uat at the close ot the sport pro
gram at the fair ground this afternoon a
bullet from a ahootlng gallery pierced
two-Inch plank and .an Inch board and then
passed through the face ot Mrs. Albert
Dlokerson ot Litchfield, Neb., who Is visit
Ing friends here.
Mrs. Dickerson was in a carriage driving
along the road at the time. The bullet
entered th side of her face about an Inch
below the right eye, coming out at the
lower edge of th left eye. One ey may
be saved, but one will be lost. It la not
believed the wound will b fatal unleaa
blood poisoning sets in.
WASHINGTON WILL CELEBRATE
Veteran Will Hold Big; Encamp
ment Ther Next
WASHINGTON, la.. Sept. 80. -(Special.)
At th fifteenth biennial reunion of
Crocker' brigade, just closed, plans were
put, on foot to hold a bigger encampment
next fall, composed of the fourteen com
panies raised by that county during the
civil war. The claim la made that thia
county sent more men to the war than
any other In the state, population consid
ered, and It Is propoaed to celebrate this
raising of th fourteen companies of In
fantry recruited during th first year of
th war. As some from each company are
still living, It la planned to bring aa many
of thee together aa possible.
Th following eompaiiiea composed
Washington county's quota:
Company H, Second Iowa Infantry, Cap
tain Henry Cowlea, went to the front May
Company H, Seventh Iowa Infantry,
Captain Benjamin Clabb. July 30. lsSl.
Company C, tllghth Iowa infantry. Cap
tain W. B. Bell. August y, ISril
Company K. Tenth Iowa infantry, Cap-
taln V A l4AlftAn A, ...... ) 1 ul
imi. ... n. i.u.fw.i, nusuoi 4.1, t.xil.
Company F, iGleventh Iowa infantry,
apiaiu i. Depiemoer a. 11.
i nninanv 1 i wenrv-rirth I u a .r.n,,.
Captain Samuel A. Ruasell, September
Company B. Thirtieth Iowa Infantry
Captain W. T. Burgess, August 22, lsn2.
Company K, Thirtieth Iowa infantry,
Captain S. D. Cook. September 28, 1M1.
Company B, forty-fifth Iowa infantry,
Captain W. A. Allen. May 6. lMVt
Company I, Thirteenth Iowa Infantry,
Captain John Klrod. October 10, 1S1.
Company K, Thirteenth Ioa Infantry,
Captain 8. B. W eodford, September 27
Company I. Eighteenth Iowa infantrv,
Captain Thomas Blanchard. August 5. 1m12.
Company C, Nineteenth Iowa Infantry,
Captain C. 11. Stanton, August 16, H',.
Company A, Taenty-fifth Iowa Infantrv,
Captain D. J. Palmer, September 20, 18S2.
T. H. Stanton, who afterward, became
paymaater general of the United Statea
army, waa) from Washington county also.
CURB BROKERS ARRESTED
Sensational Raid Made by Federal
Authorities in New York.
USED THE MAILS TO DEFEAUD
Klraa Estimated to Have Filched Five
Million Iron investors All Over
-World aixteea M'srnisU
NEW YORK, Sept SO.-FollowIng on of
th most sensational ralda ever engi
neered by federal aulhoritlea In this city.
directed today againat the firm of B. H.
6cheftels Co., curb brokers In Broad
street, seven members of the company, In
cluding B. H. Scheftels, Its prealdent, were
held In heavy ball thla evening by United
Statea Commissioner Shields for hearing In
October on a. charge of using the malls to
Tonight aearch Is being made by th po
llc and by government Inspectors for
George Graham Rice, whose real name Is
said to be Simon Heraig, th originator of
the rac track bet tipping system, who is
declared to b the real head t th con
cern. At the time of th raid here announce
ment was mad from Washington that war.
ranis had been Issued for the managers of
the company's branch offlcea In Boston,
Providence, Philadelphia, Detroit Chicago
Sold Mining; Securities.
According to agents of the Department of
Justice, th Scheftels company haa been en
gaged In promoting th sale of mining se
curities of doubt'ful value In all parta of the
country. Estimates of the firm's dealings
are placed as high as $5,000,000.
The seven men arraigned here are B. H.
Scheftels, Charles F, Belzer, secretary of
th eompany; Georg T. Sullivan, Clarence
McCormack, John Delaney, William T. Sea-
grave and Charles B. Stone. Warrants for
sixteen men had been Issued, but the oth
ers, including Rice and Charles S. Herzig,
who Is said to be his brother, eluded the
raiders. Rlc had been in hla offlcea earlier
in the day, but left before the officers
swooped down on the place.
A surety company gave ball In $13,000 for
Scheftels, $3,600 for Seagrave, $3,(00 for
Ston and $2,600 far Delaney. Belxer, Mc
Carmack and Sullivan were committed to
th Terns, aa bondamen were not forth
coming. While the bearing was aet for
October 6, It is expected the federal grand
jury will hav taken action befor that
Dealings Were Large.
Th firm ot b. h. scheftels & co. waa
organised about two years ago and had
conducted a large business, mainly through
an extensive advertising propaganda. M'n
ing speclaltlea were its chief offering to In
vestors. A weekly newspaper waa pub'
llshed to reach clients and a corps of thirty-
five stenographers la said to hav bean re-
Quired t attend to its correspondence.
After the arrests today two patrol wagon
loads of papers, books and memoranda were
seised by the inspectors.
Another Charge against the company by
Georg Scarborough, the government in
spector who made the complaint, la that it
had resorted to what is called a "orooked
bucketshop scheme." He said th concern
had oharged customers 6 per cent on mar
gins and had oollected commissions with
out giving any service in return. Tho dif
ference between the actual prices of stocks
on tho curb market and fictitious quota
tlona given customers, Scarborough also al
leges, were, also converted to th company's
use.:.?. i if
m ; hisomplalnt th defendants are ac
cused of attempting to defraud William A.
ChlldB, Charles H. H. Slack and Dr. D. J
Hymanskl. Th raid was made today when
the curb market was in full swing and at
tracted much attention. Thousands rushed
to th scene and police reserves had to be
called out to clear a path for the patrol
China Ripe for
Leader Only is Needed to Put Spark
of Life Into Open Be
WASHINGTON, Sept SOChin ia do-
clared to be on th verge of another un-
heaval almilar to the Boxer uprising and
the lives of foreigners ar in Jeopardy.
Advices received here recently from gov
eminent officials in China express the be
lief that an outbreak at any time would
not surprise them. The State department
has instructed officials to maintain a
close watch on all internal conditions.
All through the summer months there
hav been mutterings of discontent in some
of the Chinese provinces due to th rice
famine, dynastic difficulties and dissatis
faction over the acta of the Pekin govern
ment as to foreign investments in China.
Good harvests mitigated to some extent
tho gravity of the situation, but there Is
still a general feeling of unrest, according
to personal letters. received her from men
on duty in that quarter.
The army and th navy are prepared for
any emergency, but their readiness is
solely a precautionary measure. It is said,
and should not be taken as an Indication
ot Immediate danger.
Authentlo advices from those charged
with keeping in touch with conditions indi
cate that the only thing lacking to parallel
th present situation with that preceding
th Boxer troubles, which drew into China
th American forces as well as those of
other nations. Is the matter of organiza
tion and that it only needs a leader to
RECENT ORDERS FOR THE ARMY
sixth Cavalry Will Take Practice
Mnrrh from Rock Island to
Port Dea Molnea.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON, D. C. Sept 30.-(Special
Telegram.) Army orders issued today are
Colonel Edward J. McClernand, First cav
alry, and Major William F. Flynn, Fif
teenth cavalry, will accompany the Slath
cavalry en Ita practice march from Rorjc
Ialand Arsenal, 111., to Fort Des Moines, la.
Orders of September 10, relating to Major
Godfrey 11. McDonald, Thirteenth cavalry.
are amended so aa to direct him to proceed
to Fort Riley for temporary duty, pending
the arrival of the Thirteenth cavalry.
Major Edwin D. Brlcker. ordnance depart-
ment Is relieved from duty at Rock Island
Arsenal, 111., and will proceed to Water
vllet Arsenal, N. Y., for duty. !
LINCOLN MAN IS SELECTED'
National Association of Mntonl Iniar.
ance Companies Klerla iirnnb
PEORIA. 111.. Sept 10-Th National Aa
aoclatlon of Mutual Insurance companies. 1
who have been In convention here thla
week, today elected the following officer:
rraldent W. E. Straub, Lincoln, Neb.; !
vice president, W. H. Hagerty, McMlnn- '
vtlle. Ore.; secretary, C. M. McMillan, Car- .
thage, Mo.; corresponding aecretary, A,'
Freestone, Erie. Pa.; treasurer, K. D. B-'
cock. Ida Grove, Ia j
Aetlvltu of la Org ale,
4Ua Along tb Lin f Ut.
asrvaaing ot Ceneora to Woman,
With th announcement of th complete
list of committee and their chairmen It
may be considered that preparation for the
opening of th year for the Omaha Wom
an'a club la at hand. Suoh announcement.
which la of those elected by the club and
those appointed by Uie executive commit
tee, haa Just been mad by the president,
Mrs. M. D. Cameron, and is as follows:
Auditing Committee Mrs. F. n Kir.i.ht
chairman; Mra. H. J. Penfold, Mra. Charles
Constitution Mrs. A. K. Gault rh.ir,r,
Mrs. Draper iSinlth, Mrs. J. H. Dumont. '
Courtesies Mr. Edward Johnson, chair
man; Mrs. C. T. riatt, Mrs. Helen Kelly.
House and Home Mrs t.u.r
chairman; Mra. C. H. Marley, Mra. tlamuei
nees, jure. i. rt. ara, Airs. r R. Straight
Mrs. C. H. Townsend, Mra C. H. Chiasm'
Mra. C. D. tiummy, Mra. Thomas Brown!
Mrs. H. J. Penfold. Mrs. C. B. Coon. Mr.
James Llddell, Mrs. P. L. Haller, Mrs. Ed
ward Johnson, Mrs. George Swohoda.
Liinrary committee elects Its own chair
man. For two years: Mra. A. B. Somors.
Mrs. C. J. Roberts. For one veer: Mrs
Millard Langfeld. Mrs. M. M. Standish.
Mrs. i. a. nogers.
Membership Mrs. C. H. Aull, chairman.
For three yeara: Mrs. Edward Phelan, Mrs.
Mra C, H. Chlsam, Mrs. C. H. Aull, Mrs.
F. L. Haller, Mlaa Belts For two yeara:
Mrs. B. C. Frookfleld. Mrs. F. J. Blrss,
Mrs. Issue Douglas, Mra. C. D. Summy,
Mrs. George Henderson. For n year:
Mr. K. I, Stone. Mrs. H. P. Hamilton,
Mra Linda Beard, Mra. C, B. Coon, Mrs.
S. W. Lindsay.
Educational Committee elects Its own
chairman. For three years: Mrs. George Tll-
McHngn. t or two years: Mrs. ueorge Til
den. For on year: Mrs. Warren Swltzler.
Civics Mr. Q. W. Cherrlngton. chair
man; Mra. Albert Edholm, Mrs. Hi. B.
Civil Service Reform-Mrs. F. H. Cole.
Chairman: Mrs. Elizabeth Sears, Mra.
Jams C. Pahlman, Mra. F. L. Haller, Mra.
Forestry and Conservntion Mra. William
Berry, chairman: Mrs. F. J. Burnett, Mrs.
That the members might listen to the ac-
cotinta of Pr. and Mrs. Kelly, who have re
cently returned from Hainan, China, where
they are stationed aa missionaries, the
Presbyterian Missionary union of Omaha
changed th schedule for the quarterly
meetings and held one of these at the
First Presbyterian church Wednesday aft-
ernaon. Th union Includes the missionary
societies of th various Presbyterian
churches, and the opportunity to listen to
the accounts of the real work In tho foreign
field waa appreciated by th lay member.
GLENWOOD, la., Sept. 30. (Special.)
Th Council Biuffa Association of Congre
gational Churches and Ministers convened
with th Qlenwood church September 27
and 2$. R. Washington Burton and his
people had made ample arrangements for
th entertainment of th association. Rev.
J. W. Turner, pastor at Shenandoah, was
elected moderator to succeed Rev. George
E. Lad of Red Oak. Rev. J. La Blanchard
of Harlan was elected registrar. Th fol
lowing ohurches were represented by paa
tora and delegates: Atlantic, Corning,
Council Bluffs, First Council Bluffs
Teople's, Dunlap Lewis, Harlan, Red
Oak, Farragut, Creston, Tabor and
Marlon County First and Second. Dr. O.
O. Smith of Counoll Bluffs preached the
association sermon. With but one excep
tion all who were assigned work upon the
program were present to execute the work
allotted to them. Many excellent papers
and addresses were heard and the meeting
throughout was a success. A special fea
ture was the ordination of Rev. P. K.
Wells of Maoksburg at the venlng session
on September 24.
Scalded by Steam
or scorched by fire apply Buoklen'B
Arnica Salve. Cures Piles, too, and the
worst sores. Guaranteed 26c. For sale by
Beaton Drug Co.
Ak-Sar-Ben Visitors, We Bid You Welcome
As has been our custom ever since the inauguration of the Ak-Sar-Bcn
festivities, wc will open Saturday morning with our usual
We have been making preparations for thg
Bale for the last sixty days. Six months ago we
placed orders with the leading piano manufac
turers of America for specially constructed
pianoa, and are able to show ' the visitors the
most beautiful, the most artistic and highest
grade instruments ever seen In the west. We
challenge any house to show as large an assort
ment of high grade standard pianos as we have
on our floors.
Being the Omaha agents and distributors
for twenty-five of the leading factories of the
world, we are enabled to place a leading piano
In your home at a lower price and on much
easier terms than you can purchase a piano ot
much inferior quality for elsewhere. On our
floors you will find pianos of all grades, begin
ning with the real good qualities moderately
priced on up to the very beet of high grade stand
ard instruments properly priced.
We are offering to the public Instead of
premiums or certificates or prizes of any kind,
W. W. Kimball, ebony case, S75
Fischer, ebony case 875
Emerson, ebony case $85
Vose & Son, ebony case. .$125
Wellington, mahogany case
Stanley & Sons, walnut case
Kohler & Chase, dark mahogany
Kohler ft Chase, dark mahogany
bailey, mahogany case.. $135
Rembrandt, oak case, used 60
Haines ft Co., walnut case, in fine
Laffargue, mahogany case, small
Bteger ft Sons, mahogany case
Royal, mahogany case ..$150
Having the largest stock in Omaha, we are prepared to show pianos In any kind of rase,
and in all woods, and styles of designs. We positively guarantee to the purchaser every piano we
sell, and will back up every statement made by our salespeople. We will save you from $100 to
$225 on the price of a piano If purchased during our great
A visit of Inspection will convince the most skeptical that the above statements are true. Make
Hayden's Bros. Piano Department your headquarters. We gladly welcome visitors, whether pur
chasers or not.
CAMPAIGNERS ,AT AUBURN
Senator Bnrkett and Colonel nay
ward Address Large Crowd.
REPUBLICAN DAY AX TECUMSEH
Senator Norrl Brown Deliver Ad
drrsa ait York Meetlns 1114
In Other t itles Over th
AUBURN. Neb., Sept 30. (Special Tele
gram.) The opera house at tills place was
comfortably filled tonight with an enthusl
astio audience composed almost wholly of
In company with Colonel T. J. Major,
float candidate for the legislature from
Nemaha and Johnson countlea, the auto
mobile party composed of Senator Uurkett
and Colonel William Hayward arrived- In
the city from .Tecumaeh, where they had
been In attendance at the Johnson county
fair during the afternoon. Mayor Ulliuu
presided and without any preliminaries In
troduced Colonel Hayward. candidate for
congress, aa the first speaker.
Colonel Hayward, aa in previous meet
ing, spoke along state and congressional
lines and held the audience Interested for
nearly an hour. At this meeting Senator
Burkett was the principal speaker and
covered national matters very thoroughly.
His explanations of the different questions
before the people In this campaign were
plain and forcible and th large audience
showed Its approval. The assemblage was
one of the largest ever attending a po
litical meeting her for some time.
Republican Day at Tecumaeh.
TECUMSEH, Neb.. Sept 30.-(Speclal
Telegram.) Today waa republican day at
the Johnson county fair. The speakers
were' Senator B. J. Burkett, C. H. Aldrlcli
and William Hayward, candidate fur con
gress in this district.
Soma races by local horses were pulled
off and In addition a wild west show was
given In connection with the fair.
Tomorrow will be democratic day and
James C. Dahlman ot Omaha will be thu
Hard to Detect
Ten-Dollar Note in Circulation ii Said
to Be Very Difficult to
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30. One of the best
counterfeit $10 bills of recent years has
been discovered by secret service officers.
Th note Is such a fine piece of work that
Chief Wllkle, In a notice sent broadcast
today, declared the bill will give a great
deal of trouble. The bill is a counterfeit
national bank note on the Pasadena, Cal.,
bank. It Is composed of two pieces of
paper, a front and back stuck together,
with the silk fibres between. It has the
portrait of President McKlnley and one of
the mark which will Identify it to the
public Is a bad break In the background
under MrKinley'a left shoulder. The face
of the note ia a little lighter than the gen
uine. The etching and rough work on the
back are poorly done. It Is of the series
of 1S0S, bearing the check letter "E"..
Epidemic of Diphtheria.
BEATRICE. Neb., Sept 30. (Special Tele
gramsThe little town of Cortland, twenty
miles north of this place Is in the grasp
pf an epidemic of diphtheria. Two deaths,
one in the family of C. A. Gardner and the
other in the family of John Parrlsh oc
curred today. The State Board of Health
visited the town today and as a result the
publio schools are cloeed. No more public
meetings will be held until the disease Is
stamp d out.
of Sllrjl-itly-Uscd Pianos
Smith & Barnes, mahogony casr,
Winthrop, walnut case..$lG5
Smith St. Barnes, oak case, $105
lister, dark mahogany . $105
Henry & S. C. Llnderman, wal
nut case $1G5
Victor, French walnut ease, fine
Wegman, walnut case ...$175
Price & Teeple, mahogany eatse
Armstrong, golden oak case
Smith & Barnes, little used
Chlokering & Sons, rosewood
Gerhard, mahogany case, tisd
only 60 days $185
Srhaeffer, oak case, good condl-
on Libil Charge 1
at Dcs Moines
Judga Howe Instructs Letter Pub
lished Privileged, and Jury Make
Einding in Accord.
I ' ' '
ir,S MOINES, I., Sept. SO. Tho Jury tfl
the libel case aaalnst tJovernor B. F. Car
roll retuiwd a verdict of not guilty tc
nlKht. Governor Carroll was placed on
trial a week atto charged with criminally
libelling John Cownle, former chairman of
the State Board of Control.
The governor on May 14 authorised th
publication In a 1 a Molnea newapaper ol
an article declaring that Mr. Cownle had
sold dleK(d cattle in the marketa ot
Omaha, tliat ho had let state contracts
without receiving estimates and that h
I, ad been unduly familiar with girls at th
MinhrHville Industrial school.
Mr. Cownle In a previous letter had re
ferred to these charges, which were mad
know n to him In a private conference with
the governor, In a letter lasucd previous,
to the Carroll article. On thla account
Judge Howe in his Instructions to the Jury
held that the governor's communication
was a privileged one and the Jury found
In keeping with these instruction.
Proud of His
Colonel Returns to Oyster Bay with
Scalp of Old Guard Dangling
OYSTER BAY, N. Y., Sept 30,-Theodor
Roosevelt returned early thla evening from,
Saratoga with the acalp of tho republican
old guard of New York added to bla big
collodion of trophies. When ho reached
Troy, N. 1"., last Monday on his way to
Saratoga he told the crowd which met him
at the atatlon that he had returned from
Africa with a lot of trophies, , and that
when ho came back from Saratoga ha
would have some more. Tho colonel tnada
good his word by returning to his homo
town the generally accepted leader of the
republican party In the stat and Im
mensely proud of his new trophy, to win
which he was compelled to make one ot
the hardest fights of his life.
Colonel Roosevelt went to bed early to
night to get a good night's Bleep, for he
expects to have little reat until after elec
tion time. He was tired and hoarse when
he reached Sagamore hill, but In fine
spirits. He expressed himself as well
pleased with the results of tho convention,
but had no other eomment to make on
anything related to politics. Th oolonel
took a train from Saratoga at 8 o'clock
this morning. Reaching Poughkeeple at
noon, he attended a luncheon, drove two
miles to the Dutchess county fair grounds,
made a speech there and returned to the
station In an hour and a half.
Separator CrnsTie. Man.
COLUMBUS, Neb., Sept. 30. (Special Tel
egram.) While helping with a threshing
outfit about fifteen miles northwest of thl
city, Elmer Guiles met with an accident
that coHt his life. The machine was being
moved from one setting to another and
Guiles was riding on the separator tongue
when he lost his balance and fell in front
of the separator, which 'passed over his
body and crushed him so that he died In
a short time.
fot the purpose of Inducing them to buy during
this sale, the highest piano values at the lowest
possible prices, and on the very easiest terms
ever offered. The Inducements we are offering
in this sale are extraordinary for these reasons:
First Prices are from 33 to 60 per
cent less than quoted at other dealers, and the
purchaser by buying here will be getting a high
grade piano and at the same time saving the
price of his railroad fare, provided he lives
within a radius of 150 miles of Omaha.
Second The beauty of woods, and the de
signs far excell that of former years.
Tliird The workmanship and materials
are guaranteed by Hayden Bros., and also the
factory. . .. ,
Fourth The terms of . payment are made
to suit the terms ot the purchaser.
We quote- the; following prices to show you
the great values we are offering. To realize what
a bargain you may receive, you should visit our
Prlce & Teeple, oak case, good
Schaef fer, oak case, . fine condi
Marshall & Wendell, mahogany
esse, little used $200
Knabe, rosewood case. .. $225
Kstey, mission style S225
Price & Teeple, beautiful oak
case, little used $225
Wegman, oak case, little used
Anderson, mahogany case, flue
Haines Iiros., mahogany caHe,
fine condition $250
EberBole, mahogany case, fine
Price ft Teeple, oak case, beauti
ful design $250
Weber Qrand, rosewood case
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