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WOODMEN HONOR NEW JUDGE
Dohany Theater Crowded
Friends of Official.
PUBLIC SERVICE IS PRAISED
Speaker Mention Hie Rrrord will
Word of (nmnradxloa Plf din
Rri) ftervlco In All In
An audience that packed the iJohany
theater Joined the Modern Woodmen of
Council Bluffs tant night In their hearty
efforts to welcome home Judge Walter I.
Smith and signalize his evolution from a
national lawmaker into a law admlnls
tratnr. .Tudire Smith haa hern feted and
tnaMert, banqueted and dined almost con
tinuously from the hour he returned from
Va-hlnKton. but he ha not yet hen no
eijjnally honored at he was last night.
It was a representative audience that
beamed from the more than l.WV) seats of
t ho theater and nulled from the aisles and
manding rpaccs in the balconies. There
were representatives of every nationality
that finds the ahelter of home and the pro
tection of citizenship In the city. There
veie pearly as many women a men, but
nearly every woiiuui was the guardian cf
an attentive youngNter, who had plainly
been taught that the visit there was to be
an event to be remembered.
The theater was packed by 8 o'rlork and
the exercises began early. Kmmrl Tlnley.
in simple words, made the welcoming
speech. He recounted JudKP Smith's public
work and his record on the bench and
throughout his years In congress, pointing
out that such achievements were the proper
results of the training he received as a
child, youth and man In Council Bluffs. It
was not flattery. It was a statement or
Estols Smith's Character.
Turning to the future work of Judge
f-mlth ho extolled the character of the
third co-ordinate branch of the national
government, the Judiciary, and declared
that the wisdom of. all the prealdenta of
the Unltr-d States had particularly ahown
In the appointment made to the national
bench. It was the branch of the govern
ment that required the highest Intelligence
and the bent attributes of citizenship. It
wan these qualities long ago recognised
that compelled President Taft to appoint
Smith to the high position he will occupy
henceforth. Turning and addressing Judge
Smith directly, and fond)"" calling him
Walter, Mr. Tlnley closed with an eloquent
aapostrophe to the love and fidelity that
bound the Individual and the people.
Jadce Smith Respond.
Judge Smith was deeply touched and In
a brief talk gave the fullest expression to
his feelings. He declared that If he could
safely get through this week wltltout feel
ing the sense of flattery he would feel
himself for ever secure from the danger of
adulation. He expressed his humblest
thanks for the twenty years' trust and con
fidence the people of the city and the
country had reposed In him. Three times
he had been nominated for the district
court bench without opposition and six
times for congress In the same hearty man
ner, and he felt that It was singularly fit
ting that he should close this part of his
public career when, for the first time, lie
ceased to be the choice of all of the people
lit this manner. He pledged himself that
his one aim In life would be the effort
fully to comprehend the laws, and admin
ister them with the impartiality of abso
The remainder of the evening was de
voted to a varied program of a pleasing
nature In charge of the Woodmen.
Prink Budwetser, King of Bottled Bears.
Real Katate Transfers.
Ileal estate transfers as reported to The
See March 18 by the Pottawattamie County
Abstract company of Council Bluffs:
Charles V. Bona and wife to Louis
11. Alber, aw4 of 30-74-43, w. d t 9,600
Ola K. Bunnell and wife to Ferdinand
Wlene. part se'4 ne4 and part nel4
of 9-77-39. w. d
J. K, Spa.tl and wife to H. T. Barber,
lota 9 and 10 In block 9. In Mace
donia, la., q. c. d
Clinton A. Ingram, guardian to Julius
Jensen. S of lots 15, 1 and 17 In
block 28. In Railroad addition to
" Council Bluffs, la. gdn. d
Clinton A. Ingram et al., to Julius
Jensen, lots 15, W and 17 In block
2 In Railroad addition to Coun
cil Bluffs, la., w. d
'William Moore, et al., to Clinton A.
Ingram, lots 15. 1 and 17, In block 28
In Railroad addition to Council
Bluffs. Ia.. qcd ;". "'
Oorge J. Kuhn and wife to Walter
F. Scholes, lots 1 and 2, In block 21.
llayllss Palmer's Addition to
Council Bluffs, la., w. d
Seven trannfers, total 121,867
Iowa News Notes.
MASON CITT-Deputy Sheriff Hogan re
turned today from Pullman, 111., having In
his custody Theodore Morris, the man
alleged to have stolen $160 from the Purity
bukery of this city.
BOONE Hugh Allen was sentenced on
Wednesday tu an Indeterminate sentence
of life Imprisonment. Allen was convicted
of isssauit in connection Willi highway
robberies In this city.
ESTHERV1L.E1C Bessie Jacobson and
Alfred Myhre, two young people tf this
city were married here al 5 o'clock at tho
home of the bride's parents by Rev. J. J.
.Akre of the Norwegian Lutheran church.
liOGAN O. I. Sears, aged 67. died Sunday
night at the home east of logan following
,,, tiinnas. Funeral services will take
place at the home tomorrow afternoon at
2 O ClOC'K, WHO. luieuiicui ill uueu loluo
FSTHEUVILLE The Esthervllla Com
mercial club at Its regular meeting last
night elected the following members as
officer for the coming year: President,
W. W. Walker; vice president, F. 11.
Rhodes: treasurer, A. C. Peterson.
i luiiN-Mr. and Mrs. M. Doyle of near
Logan will celebrate the fiftieth annlver-J
vary ol nieir wruu,i u. d.i , w.hu
As Mr. and Mrs. Doyle have many rela
tives a wide acqutalnance and many
lrlends a large attendance la anticipated
MONTlCELI Mr. and Mrs. Robert
ii.ml'ursoQ of this city, the father and
mother-in-law of Charles balhelomew. car
..,.( .,f the Minneapolis Journal, ester
day very quietly celebrated the fiftieth
nnlveraary of their marriage. The feeble
health of Mrs Henderson made it neces
sary that tho affair bo a very quiet one.
MASON CITY Charles Howell, proprietor
of one of tho best Jersey herds In the state,
has coma to the rescue of the north Iowa
fair management and has offered premiums
to tho amount of 6. Fifty dollars Is to go
to the best herd of Jerseys shown and A
to the best cow. D- N. Campbell of Rock
wall has also offered a prise of S tor the
E8THERV1LLK Tho Benevolent and
Protective Order of Elks lodge at Its regu.
lar business meeting last night elected the
following officers for tho ensuing year:
1) R. Alexander. K. K ; A. K. Buller, K.
j k " Wank Peterson, lecturer; F. F. Hen
uershot. E. U K..; V. A. Combs, treasurer;
Nets H. Egbert, secretary; John Hanson,
IOWA CITY hire Wednesday destroyed
one of the oldest residences of tho stale of
Iowa In tho borne of David brant, pioneer
editor of this cny. Just west of the Iowa
river near here. Tho mansion was erected.
In 14J when Iowa was still a territory.
The loa to tho Brant family will be about
li.ouO. with about H.J Insurance to help
EST HER VILXJC Eighty-three Immigrant
cars unloaded in Ktmnol county 'last week.
Many of these weio farmers moving on
their own farms and some were from the
southern part of the state. A ear ago a
large number of farmers left E'uinet county
and Iowa for the Dakotaa and western
points, but this spring none are leavng but
rather farmers are moving In. AJWlher
prowl thai luwa Is all right
The Council Blnffs Office of
The Omaha Baa Is at IS Boot
Street. Both Phones 43.
Corrlgans. undertakers Phones 143.
FAUST BKL.R AT ROGERS' BUFFET.
Woodrlng Undertaking company. Tel. 339.
Lewis Cutler, funeral director. Phone 97.
Pl'RK GOLD WE DDI NO KINGS LEF
Hunters, take notice! See J. J. Klein
Co. for pure whls'.y.
New Picture Mouldings. Just In. Fauble
Art Shop, Broadway.
See the new 1911 wall paper patterns at
Bnrwlck s. 211 South Main street.
I'Rl ATE MONEY to loan on real es
tate: low rales, good terms. F. J. Schnorr.
Oculists' prescriptions, acruiately filled
the ainc tiay at Leflert's Big Jewelry
Fryer prints imitation 13 pewrltten letters
that can't tie detected for 11. u per l.uOu
and up. II Pearl street.
Have our glasses fitted or repaired by
J- W. Tc.ry. optician, ill Broadway,
office with Ueorge (ierner.
All. t;put;e F. Hamilton left veKterdH'
for ,-,oux city, where she will be the guest
of Mrs. William Krebs, formerly Miss May
FitNiUy, for a week or more.
The S. A. Plrrce & Co. shoe store is now
oirn for business at "lulr new location,
o-J West r.roail.vu, between Pearl and
i. N. KhckiKcr has returned from Texas,
where he spent several weeks for the ben
efit of his health. lie managed to get
into several Kood business deals that were
better inviKorators than either the climate
or the doctor's prescriptions.
I.. A. Casper has returned from an all
winters stay at Kan Antonio, Tex. He
"ays It wus getting pretty hot down there
lat week, both thermally and politically,
with seriously strained relations between
the Mexicans and the Americans.
Yesterday was default day In the divorce
court and Judge Wheeler entered four de
crees. Lieorgo O. Rock was given a di
vorce from his wife, Jennie, on the plea of
desertion. Maxgie Hammer was freed
from Eugene Hammer on the grounds of
cruelty. Carrie A. Anthony was divorced
from James F. Anthony upon a snowline
?. ,rru'"1 a"d Inhuman treatment, and
Ethel Carpenter got rid of Jesse Carpen
ter when she proved that he was also
guilty of cruelty of an extreme character.
Edward Dllla of Rlverton, la., who was
brought to the Kdmundson hospital on
Wednesday for treatment of acute stomach
trouble, has been found to be suffering
from a bullet wound In the stomach, which
may prove fatal. He refuses to tell bow
It was Inflicted, stoutly maintaining that
he did not know that he was shot. The
theory Is the wound was self-inflicted with
suicidal Intent. Hut little can be learned
of the man, as he is very reticent. The
hospital surgeons performed an operation,
but are not certain they can save his life.
E. Holbrook, whose connection with the
Harrlman railway lines requires frequent
trips from New York to the Pacific coast
in his private car. arrived in Council Bluffs
yesterday afternoon and lact evening ad
dressed the local Theosophlcal society on
the subject of "Karma." He will remain
over until Friday and this evening will
give another talk on the "Theoiophieal
Conception of Christ." Mr. Holnrook Is
a profound student and accomplished
scholar, and last evening gave, a brilliant
aodress. Mr. Holbrook also finds time to
edit the Chicago magazine, Universal Ma
sonry, and contribute constantly to Theo
sophlcal publications. His addr js this
evening is for all who care to hear It. No
admission Is ever asked and no collections
are ever taken. The Theosophlcal rooms
are in the Sapp block, second floor.
N. T. Plumbing Co. Tel. ISO. night L-1701
Five Men Indicted
Federal Grand Jury Makes Its Re
port and Judge Will Impose
The federal grand jury yesterday made
Its final report and was discharged for the
term. A number of Indictments were re
turned, but only five of them were made
public. These were all of prisoners who had
previously pleaded guilty, their pleaa going
before 'the Jury In the form of affidavits
In which they were not only required to
admit they wera guilty, but to swear to It.
Albert Pyles, a Grand Junction boot
legger, who had given the revenue officers
considerable trouble and once escaped after
arrest, was at the head of tho list.
William J. Burris, a soldier located at
Fort Des Moines, was Indicted for aendlng
a postal card to a married woman. His plea
of guilty was a relief to tho woman who
would otherwise have been compelled to
go on the stand and testify against him.
K. D. Roberta, also of Des Moines district.
admitted tho chaige of having used the
malls for the purpose of defrauding.
Des Moines also contributed the only bov
In the crowd, ike Wright, who was arrested
for breaking Into one of the city's sub-
postofflces until It became a habit with
him. He found an easy method of getting
in and each time stole a small amount of
money and stamps. Ho was finally caught
and will plead guilty to having broken Into
the office four times.
The fifth man was Roy A. Lehman, an
other soldier connected with the Des Moines
military post. Ho pleaded guilty to the
charge of breaking Into the postoffice at
the fort and stealing about $400 worth of
All of the men will be called up for sen
tence the first thing this morning when
Judge McPherson convenes court.
Drink Budweiser, King of Bottled Beers.
Information tomes to Clarence
Hough of Fatal Injary to Rela
tive at Ltwtoa,
Clarence Hough, captain of No. 4 hosa
house, received a telegram yesterday morn
ing from Lawton, Okl., announcing tho
death of Chris Marklnson. brother-in-law
of tho fireman's . brother, Clifton Hough
Clifton Hough had arrived In Council
Bluffs two days ago to meet an undo, John
Barritt, whom he had not seen since 18S1.
Marklnson and Hough both live at Lawton
In a double house owned by the latter
On Wednesday morning a telegram was
received hero announcing the destruction
by fire of the homo and asking Mr. Hough
Immediately to return and bring Mrs. Clar
ence Hough with him. Tho first telegram
contained no announcement of the fatality
and the second was not received until
hours after Mr. Hough had departed. Tho
fear was Immediately created that there
had been other fatalities, and a telegram
was sent to tho chief of police at Lawton
asking for information. A reply announced
that Mr. Hough's family' was safe.
Mr. Marklnsoq was well known In this
city. He was born and reared near Wes
ton. He was about 66 years old and his
family consisted of a wife and ono daugh
ter, IS years old. They ocupled tho second
floor Tat and the Houghs the first floor.
How Marklnson loat his life and whether
or not his wife and chtld escaped can only
be surmised until mors definite Informa
tion Is received. Mr. Hough and Mrs. Clar
ence Hough did not reach Lawton until
lalo last night
Jraaette Defeats Barry.
NEW YORK, March 17 Jo Jeanetta.
th iwgro Inmymtum from New Jrv
had sll ths better of a ten-round boul with
Jim narry si the Nitttoual hporting I'lub
uf America tonisht. There were no kn k
doD. Jennett uel left and rluht Jabs
wun rni iiiwl mcerir. d alih ha.vv
YIEWS OF IRISH LEADERS
Redmond, O'Brien and Lord Dunraven
ST. PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATED
Speaker Tel of Achievements of the
Tear at Banqnet la London
Mem be r from fork
I raea 1 nlty.
LONDON, March 17. In honor of St. Pat
rick's day and the near approach of home
rule for Ireland, several of the Irish lead
ers tonight Issued formal statements and
greetings on the occasio. o the national
anniversary. These Included John E. Red
mond, chairman of th Irish parliamentary
party and chairman of the United Irish
league of Great Britain, William O'Brien,
member of Parliament for Cork and leader
of the Independent nationalists, and Lord
Dunraven. president of the Irish Reform
II. H. Asqulth, prime minister, and A. J.
Balfour, former premier and leader of the
opposition In the House of Commons, de
clined to make any comment on the prob
ability of home rule, refusing to break the
Ironclad tradition against cabinet members
giving an Interview.
In a speech at the St. Patrick's banquet
tonight Mr. Redmond referred to how,
among a long list of valuable Irish re
forms achieved hy hard labor during the
last twelve years, they had met each year
at this festival almost despairing of achiev
ing tho great goal of their aspirations.
"Now, at last." he said, "we meet with
the light of victory shining on our country
and our cause. The struggle between Eng
land and Ireland Is ended. England and
Ireland have joined hands against the
common foe of both, In defense of the peo
ple's liberties and rights. All bitterness has
left our souls. We want peace with Eng
land. We want friendship with the Eng
lish people. We want our proper place In
the British empire and to bury fathoms
deep In the ocean of oblivion and memory
the wrongs, the miseries and the oppres
sions of tho past."
T. P. O'Connor, speaking at the St. Pat
rick's banquet at Liverpool, said:
"This Is the brightest and happiest St.
Patrick's day any of us has ever seen. Ire
land's deliverance Is close at hand. The
first step towards the realization of Sir
Edward Grey's arbitration proposals must
be reconciliation with the Irish people
through self government."
Following are tho statements Issued by
"St. Patrick's day! Tho home rule bill
will be Introduced for Ireland next year
and after that great reforms demanded by
the democracies of England, Scotland and
Wales. We are proud that St. Patrick's
day, 1911, finds Ireland full of hope and
eager expectation. We all believe that the
Parliament bill will be passed Into law In
a few weeks and that thus the last obstacle
to home rule will be removed. The break
down of the House of Lords as a barrier
has been due to Ireland. Ono of our most
powerful aids has been and Is today the
sympathy of the American people.
Statement by O'Brien.
"Cordial greetings to our faithful kindred
In America on tho occasion of our national
anniversary! All sections of the nationalist
party are ready for co-operation In testing
to the uttermost Mr. Asqulth'a home rule
pledges. Mr. Redmond and the members of
the 'all for Ireland' party are entirely as
one on supporting the bill. .. .
"Wo believe that by Involving Ireland in
British party quarrels wo shall be making
It Impossible to carry homo rule against
tho solid unionist opposition and an Irish
Protestant minority, while If Ireland's
strength was wisely employed nothing
would be easier than to bring about a set
tlement of both the lords and the home
rule problems by general consent in the
better spirit which Is now beginning to
show Itself In the unionist party and among
our Protestant countrymen.
"Tho next six months will show which
is the more far-seeing policy. In tho mean
time let us alone, hope for the best, but do
not hope for too much, r
Dnnraven's Prediction Gloomy,
I wish I could honestly say that to
morrow's sun will rise on bright prospects
for Ireland, but I cannot. Home rule will
not, in my opinion, be constructed out of
tho wreck of tho British constitution, and
if It were It could not be worked subject
to a socialistic single chamber Parliament
at Westminster. Judging by their action
In killing the land purchase act, I have
little faith In a homo rule bill satisfactory
to finance omanatlng from the radical
party and I dread lest Ireland should bo
coiened In the acceptance of a measure
doomed to failure and home rule be lost
"Ireland has mads enormous sacrifices
It has paid heavily In advance, for what?
Nobody knows and In making them It has
been maneuvered Into an absolutely false
financial position. In view of the fact that
seventeen years have elapsed since a home
rule bill came up to the House of Lords
and that much water has since flowed
under London bridge, the theory that the
lords' veto Is tho sole obstacle Is mani
"Ireland Is to drag the chestnuts out
of the fire. If it can for the radicals to
eat and It will get burned. That home rule
will come Is as certain as that the sun
will rise tomorrow, but it will come, I think
as a measure consonant with a strong, well
balanced Imperial parliament and framed
along federal lines and generally acquiesced
in though not necessarily universally ap
proved. "I do not believe that It can be achieved
by tho policy and tactics at present em
ployed. That Is my honest opinion and I
can give no other. If events prove me-to
be entirely wrong, no one will be better
pleased than I shall be.
Ten Thousand from America.
BOSTON. Mass., March 17. A cheering
St. Patrick's day message was sent today
to John E. Redmond and his colleagues
In the British House of Commons In the
form of a 110,000 remittance from the United
Irish Leagua of America.
This Is the ninth contribution of 110.000
sent to the Irish party since Mr. Redmond i
and his colleagues visited this country to
attend tho Buffalo convention last October.
ELECTRIC LIGHT BULBS
MAY BE CUT IN PRICE
Gaveraaiear Heeelves Iatlaaatloa
iron Trut that Oaa-Tklrd Re.
daelloa Is Coat em plated.
WASHINGTON. March 17 As the first
direct result ot the government's anti
trust suit against the "electric lamp trust"
the Department of Justice has received
Intimations that ths prices of all electric
light bulbs will be reduced S3 1-J per cent,
all over the United States.
By such a cut In present prices, persons
who buy the electric lamps will save more
than W.000.000 a year. The department
continues to receive word that the various
pools In the trust are breaking up In an
ticipation of the suits which have been
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New Mahogany $149.50 New Mahogany, beautiful finish $190.00
New Mahogany, beautiful design $179.00 Mission Oak $259.00
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W. W. Kimball, Ebony case $73.00
Marshall & Smith $97.00
Franklin, Walnut case $99.00
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Mayden Bros.' Piano PeparfimenS
Handbag Stolen with
Money and Souvenirs
'Wife of Commoner Robbed of $75 and
Valuable Articles Collected by
Herself and Husband.
NEW YORK, March 17. Mrs. William
Jennings Bryan was robbed ut a matinee
In this city last Saturday of a seal hand
bag containing $75 and valuable souvenirs
collected by her and her husband In their
recent travels. Mrs. Stephen D. Ayres,
wife of a recontly elected New York con
gressman, whose guests Mr. and Mrs.
Bryan were WhlU here, made public ths
fact tonight. Mrs. Ayres explained mat
Mrs. Bryan had placed the bag with her
cloak In a vacant seat In front of her at
the theater and after the play was over the
bag had disappeared.
GANG LEADER GUILTY OF
SELLING STOLEN STAMPS
Former Cblef of roiioe iriis
Receiving Two Thousnnd Dollars'
Worth Six Years Ao.
WICHITA. Kan.. March 17. John Calla
han, alleged to have been for years the
leader of a. band of bank and postoffice
robbers, was convicted In the federal court
here this afternoon of selling stolen
stamps. The maximum penalty Is ten years
In prli-on and a fine of HO.0CO.
rHllahan already Is under sentence vi
from five to fifteen years for the robbery
of the State bank of Milan, Kan. n
must first serve his federal sentence, how-
. i ,tnt4A tViUt
aver. Anotner count i uuu.u. -
of conspiracy with Frank S. Burt, former
chief of police of Wichita, and wun d.
Naftzger, former president of the Fourth
NaUonal bank of this city. In connection
with the disposal of stolen stamps.
The chief witness against Callahan was
..... . . .
Burt. Burt admitted tnai wnne cniei ui
police he had protected Callahan and that
Callahan had sold him stolen postage
stumps from December, 1909, until August,
1310. The total amount of these sales, he
said, aggregated about 12,000. He said that
he had sold the stamps to a third person,
Naftzger Is under indictment as the man
who bought the stamps from Burt.
MAYOR MILES RENOMINATED
FIFTH TIME AT HASTINGS
Unusual Reeord for Cltr Administra
tion Made by Officials la
HASTINGS. Neb.. March 17 (Special
Telegram.) The high license forces of
Hastings tonight nominated the following
Mayor C. W. Miles,
t'itv Clerk A. T. Bratton.
Treasurer A. H. Cramer.
Police Judge Joe .Meyer.
Councilmen Walter Dieken. A. J. Ftants,
C. I.. Alexander. A. H. Farrens.
From top to bottom the present Incum
bents were renominated. Mayor Miles.
Treasurer Cramer and Clers Brltton are
chosen for the fifth time. The renomlna
tlon of the administration probably break6
ths record for long service In all Nebraska
cities of Hasting s size and larger. Mayor
Miles has given the city a creditable busi
ness administration and he and his asso
ciates had no opposition for renomlnatlon
which came to all unsought. All were origi
nally elected as republicans, but party lines
no longer figure In local municipal elec
tions. DR. AMOSS FOUND NOT GUILTY
Jury In Case of tho Alleged Nlaht
Rider Stays Out Tares
HOPKINSVTLLK. Ky.. March 17 TTia
Jury In the case of Dr. Amoss. ths alleged
night rider, tonight brought In a verdict
of not guilty. The case was given to the
Jury st i o'clock this afternoon. It was
shortly after 8 o'clock tonight when It was
announced that the verdict wss returned.
Dr. David Amoss wss alleged to have
led the raid upon the city of Hopklnsvllle
on December i, W. A mob said to have
been composed of hundreds of men from
Christian. Caldwell, Trigg and Lyon coun
ties swooped down uion the city late at
night and burned and wrecked property
valued at half a million dollars.
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JOHN WILSON GETS ESTATE
Texas Man's Title to Parents' Property
LAST CONTESTANT YIELDS CLAIM
Man Who Left Home In Youth After
Dispute Now Kntltled to Control
Kstnte Father and Mother
TECCMSEH, Neb.. March 17. (Special
Telegram.) John Wilson has at last a clear
title to his inheritance of 130,000 worth of
Johnson county real estate. Duncan Kln-
neburg, the last disputant, yielded Thursday
and the man who ran away from home
when a youth Is rightfully entitled to the
property his parents for years sought to
John Wilson, who lives at Houston,
Tex., established his Identity In the county
court house here August 10, 1910, as being
the rightful heir to the estate of the late
Judge and Mrs. John Wilson of Tecumseh.
Mr. Wilson left home In young manhood
following a quarrel with his father and he
never saw his parents again. Judge and
Mrs. Wilson went to Scotland and to
Alaska In quest of their boy and spent
hundreds of dollars looking for him in the
United States. Both died disappointed In
their great hope. Mrs. Wilson was the
last to die and the estate, valued at $30,OUO
was left to the son, John, should he ap
pear and establish his Identity within five
year from Mrs. Wilson's death.
Proves Ip on Rlajht
Mr. Wilson came to Tecumseh a Uw
days before the expiration of the time. The
case occupied a day in the county court,
many of the pioneer settlers,. being exam
ined and being allowed to examine Ur.
Wilson. The claimant answered correctly
twenty-three out of twenty-four questions
left by his father for him to answer. Judge
James Livingston found him to be the heir.
In case Mr. Wilson failed to establish
his Identity the estate was to go to three
nephews of the departed, James Klnne
burg and Donald Black of this county and
Duncan Klnneburg of Washington, Ivan.
The Nebraska men were satisfied at the
Identification as proven, but the Kansas
man was not and appealed from the find
ing of the county Judge. The case came
up at the fall term of district court, but
was continued until March 20. The volun
tary dismissal of the case by Mr. Klnne
burg puts an end to the" litigation and the
administrator of the Wilson estate will
now arrange to turn the same over to the"
Texas man. .
MAN WHO LEFT HOME IN HUFF
TAKES BIG ESTATE.
JOHN WILSON OS" HOUSTON.
SEAMAN APARTMENTS BURN
Earlr Morulas; Kir Wrecks Moase at
Tweatr-itlsth aaa Broadway,
Cos aril Blaffs.
Firs early yesterday gutted the Sea
man apartment house at Twenty-nlxth and
Broadway. Council Bluffs. It was reported
at I o'clock that no persons were hurt.
It was said the building and Its contend
wera a total loss. No entlmats of the
damages could bs obtained.
in Hew and Siightiy Used
Smith & Karnes, Mahogany
Henry &l S. (J. Eindeman, Walnut $179.00
Sehaeffer, beautiful Oak $189.00
Kranich & Bach, slightly used, Walnut $289.00
Chiekering & Son, slightly used. Mahogany $319.00
Hardman Grand, beautiful Oak case $375.00
AVeber (3 rand, Mahogany $325.00'
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7:15 a. m.
Daylight, Sun Parlor, Lounge Car Train, arrives
Chicago 8:45 P. M., connecting with night trains
for the Middle East, Atlantic Seaboard and New
England. Famous No. Six.
Mid-Afternoon Train, arrives Chicago at 7 A. M.,
connecting with the 8 o'clock and other early
morning trains from Chicago to New York aud
New England; also the Ohio River country. Steel
frame chair ears, standard sleepers and dining
cars. Entire train dynamo electric lighted.
The Popular Chicago Limited; sleeper and dining
car service available at (5 P. M., arrives Chicago
8:07 A. M.; dining car serves breakfast en route to
Chicago; convenient connections are made with
the nine and ten o'clock morning trains from Chi
cago, East and Southeast. Electric lighted trail
of chair cars, diners, standard and observation
4:20 p. m.
6:30 p. m.
f Atlantic Coast
11:40 p. m.
M.; connecting with 18-hour New York special,
and with afternoon limited and non-excess fare
trains east. Electric lighted train of chair cars,
Ldiner and observation sleeper.
Below are given the names and addresses of the successful contestants
In ll,eT;ew'X,J81ttualir(ied together with the designs of the Prlxe Winners
will bs on exhibition in our show window, 1311-1313 Karnam Street, Omaha,
Neb., until Kiiturtiuy evening, March ttth.
MI8S IBTELLE HEED, 3315 Bancroft St., Omaha.
X. b. MIX.LS, 3310 Morth 35th Ut., Omaha.
yiY SILWOKTK, 1204 P. ntiset Unooln, Xeb.
MISS ELIZABETH McBAIM, Bsllevna, Mab.
Miatf KlTl'lE BUCK, 186 West 85th St., Kearney, Web,
Schrnalbr & Mueller Piano Co.
1311-1313 lar nam St., OinaJia, Neb.
Ill II I IL HIT If Ifll'T111-" """'I'"-"
Freight Rate Bureau
Pacific Coast Tariffs Will Not Be Ee
adjusted Until After Commission
Dispose of Western Cases.
CHICAOO. March 17.-Railroad officials
representing lines connected with the
Transcontinental Freight bureau today de
elded not to undertake readjustment of
Pacific coast freight rates until the lnter
atate Commerce commission shall have
acted upon problems Involved In the west
ern rates. The ooinmlssslon will hear final
arguments next Monday In Washington.
The roads sre said to be considering a
plan which provides for two westbound
tariffs, one Is to bs considered a water
competition tariff, naming rates to the
coast only on shipments subject to water
competition, and the other Is to name
rates to the coast on commodities not af
fected by this competition.
Moos Kails llacaelor r ound Ix-ad.
SIOUX FALLS. S. D.. March 17-(Spe-clal.)
Death cams suddenly to L. V
Worth, a prominent citizen of Sioux Falls.
He had spent tbs greater part of the winter
In ths south, returning to this city a short
time ago. He kept bachelor apartments
and spparently had been In his uxual good
health during the last few days. Being
missed by other occupants of tbs house.
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1 j j j- .
Limited, arrives Chicago 2:25 P.
Let us help you make your arrangements,
securing your reservations east, etc.
CITY TICKET OFFICE,
1502 Farnam St.
. an'isi m jmi jct, aaisassqamjtiat
and not responding to knocks on his door,
they entered his apartments and found
him alttlng dead in a chair. On the floor
beside him lay a newspaper, which he had
evidently been reading when tha death
summons came. It la believed heart fail
ure caused his death.
YOUNG MAN THOUGHT DEAD
SENDS LETTER TO PARENTS
Sheridan M. Just as, Forsserlr af
Omaha I'roves that Theory of
Death Was Wrong.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo., March lT.-(Spsoll
Telegram.) Sheridan M. Justus, 18 yeais
old. son of Samuel P. Justus, formerly of
Omaha, but now a resident here, who was
supposed to have been killed at Moslnae,
Wis., last August, has written his par
ents from Memphis. Tenn., that ha Is
alive and well. The body found beside ths
railroad tracks In Wisconsin supposed to
have been Sheridan's could not be Identi
fied by the face, as chloride" of lime hsd
been poured on It to destroy tha features.
Peculiar teeth formations and a birth
mark were used to Identify It. The body
was brought hers and burled.
The authorities are now trying to dn
cover who the victim was. Sheridan left
home early last summer to Join Rlngllng s
circus and had never written his parents.
Big Bet urns.
la the Road te
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