Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, October 16, 1911, Image 1

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Daily Bee.
Oar Magazina Features
nn, Instraction, smucu.s!.t
Generally Fair
i VOL. XL1-XO. 103.
Twenty-Eight Other Passengers In
jured When Passenger and
' Freight Train Collide.
Conductor on Freight Fails to Obey
) Orders About Sleeting Passenger.
Cream on the Engine Jump in Tine
to Escape Injuries.
Host of Dead and Injured Were
Siding in This Car.
Aj-m-r Officers .Turn Over Men and
Bulldlngr at Fort Crook to Assist
in Caring for the Dad
Md Injured.
Bevea passengers war killed and
fcwenty-elght Injured in bead on col
lision between the northbound passenger
106 And extra, southbound freight cn the
Missouri Pacific rallrcad, one half .mile
porth of the Fort Crook city station at
8.49 o'clock Sunday morning. The cause
ti the wreck wtt failure upon the part
(if U P. Gross, conductor on the freight
to check the register at South Omaha
tor orders regarding the passenger.
Aid Rushed to the Ecene.
Physicians and nurses were rushed from
South Omaha and Omaha to the scene of
the wreck, where Xr. John A. Colllver of
Xioa Angeles, a passenger, and the medl
al corps under Major F. ' A. Dale and
lieutenant Howard . Clark bad already
feegun the work of rendering first aid.
Che seriously Injured were transferred
fo .the post hospital, where the nurses
end doctors worked like trojans for hours
to relieve the. sufferings 'of the unfor
tunate victims of the wreck.
- A squad of Infantry, . under Captains.
Doray and Butler, aided. In the work of
moving the bodies of the. dead from
the wreck to the., pest morgue,. wherV
fbey'ar held awaiting Instructions, from
ablatives. '
'' Wraclr W the rert. '. ,
' Che wreck occurred about :46 O'clock
n th curve at the north end of the
verament reservation at Fort Crook
d half a mile north of the Missouri
.ctflc station.
Passenger train ICS out of Kansas City,
charge of Conductor F. R. leavers.
Nras running one j hour and a quarter
late. Conductor I P. Grots of the freight
(tasted South Omaha at 8:50. . He had
Signed off. but evidently did not check
the tram register as to the whereabouts
pf 106.
At the point of the collision the track
Snakes a sharp curve, shutting off the
flew of the. Fort Crook station. It was
t this point that Engineer E. C. Craw,
jpord of the freight train caught sight of
&7ow 108, which was coming at a high rate
ferf 4 speed. Engineer Crawford had no
jpxders to regard to 105, but he whistled
had slackened speed. When the passenger
pld not answer he concluded that it was
train on the Burlington tracks, which
at this point run parallel with the Mis
souri Pacific tracks.
When within a few car lengths of one
feaother both crews realized the danger
aid reversed their engines. . Engineer
pohn Scott and his fireman, Guy Wilsan,
ut the air on hard and reversed the
phrottle, but the momentum of the pas
kenger was too grea i tl In . a moment
t was piled high upon t.lo freight engine.
had almost stopped. Th crews of
engines Jumped and were not sert-
tnjursd. .
Impact Is Frtahtfnl.
Bn Impact of the. flying passenger
J'Vir Nebraska Fair.
Tor Iowa Showers.
Temperature at Omaha Yesterday,
u auine no dir.
lorrtou -a tut
.... M
.... ii6
.... 67
.... 0
.... 63
.... Ml
.... TO
.... 72
.... 71
.... 72
o prod uca
Cuiupurailvu Local Record.
lSlt WO. 13W IX.
Ilrheet yesterday...
owest yesterday....
lean temperature...
TemDerture and
partures from th normal
formal ten fcera'u:
, .09 inch
06 Inch
.13 0 Inches
(cess for the day
lotal excecs since March 1.
formal preclpuauon
:)ficiencv for the dav
rot nl rainfall since March 1
fldacoy since Marco 1
14.06 inches
nficiency for cor. period, 1910 U 60 inches
eficlency for eer. period. 1 69 incurs
1 1 S T
y , ' 9 a.m.
I 1 1 W m
VrTTI? U a. m.
V-ti. i P- m.
,VjfJ v p. m.
t: 'JL V 4 p. m.
S 1 P- m.
The Big Land Show
The dead:
F. W. PETRI.VG. general merchant. Ke
bratka City, chest crushed.
50 years. Nebraska City, chest crushed.
MARCIA ROWTMANN. aged 7 chest
J- 6 PRAGUE, South St. Joseph, 45
years of age. fraotured skull, both legs
smashed and riiht leg severed below the
actress. 2i years cf age. kald to have
teen from Washington. Kan., top of
tku!l t-,rn off, face smashed, chest and
right shoulder crushed.
W. O. KEELER, Atchison. Kan., brake
man on passenger train, about 40 years of
age, nose mashed and splinter In brain.
COLORED WOMAN, said to be Mrs.
Thompson of Omaha, Identification
doubtful, 40 years of a, five feet six
inches In height, weighed about 200
pounds; clad in gray skirt and brown
coat, right leg broken, head bruised,
chest crushed and left shoulder broken.
Seriously Injured.
Edward Collins. Bellevue, two ribs
fractured, right ankle crushed may die.
Fred W. Rowtmann, assistant cashier
Otoe County bank, Nebraska City, la
ternal injuries, nose broken, legs lac
erated. scalp and arms cut msy die.
Emma Harvey, colored. Kansas City,
years, old. severe scalp wound, both
lags broken end meahed may die.
W. T. Richardson, farmer, Menard.
Neb.. . right leg broken, bruited about
body, internal injuries may die.
Harmon Barber. Auburn. Neb., cerebral
concussion, and probable' fracture of tile
skull, scalp wound may die.
John Scott. Kansas City, engineer pas
senger train, bruised shoulder and hips,
Injured Internally.
The Injured.
Vernpn M. Andrews, mall clerk on pas
senger train. 440 Baltimore evenue, Kan
sas City, Mo.; head and right arm bruised.
back, strained.
John Wetherla. Bethel, Kan. i rib frac
tured right side.
Clement C. Buck, mall clerk on pas-
sengefr3914 Hammond place, Kansas City,
Mo.i fingera on. right hand torn and la
Bernard. E., He-ran, Bethel, Kan.: rail
road man, scalp wound, left knee bruised.
Miss Hop Conway, actress. . Alameda,
CU r flesh wounds about legs.
Mias Gen Conway, actress. Alameda.
Cal l rlgh- ankle, sprained.
Mies Floys Conway. 1Z years,, old;
brttisel air. Vody. ' f "v. '
"J".- E. Darby, Bethel. Kan. : ' left evlle.p
cone broken.
William H. Gordon, St. Joseph. Mo. ;
bruised about head, badly shaken up.
e. 6. Karne, leg lacerated; wrist
I. R. Karnt,-Eagle Vale. Kan.: hruUxt
about the body.
P. P. Kunne. Kansas City, Mo.; 'right
Henry Krafe. fruit and produce dealer
Nevada, Mo.: both knees injured.
leg scratched; splinter stuck In arm.
B. L! Phillips. Eagle Vale. Kan.; bruised
about the head and arms, leg lacerated.
H. J. Karns, Eagle Vale. Kan.; bruised
about the hips.
Charles Nlckles, Murrey., Neb.; left rib
troken, head bruised. '
Andrew F. Piatt. 78 years old. Deep
Tjver. ' la-, shock.
T. M. Russell. Bethel, Kan.; scalp
William, S. West registered mail clerk
on passenger train, 1427 Bprague avenue,
Kama City. Mo.; left leg fractured.
Vincent J. Wether!, Bethel, Kan.; head,
left elbow and arm bruised.
Guy R Wilaon, MB Central avenue.
Kansas City. Kan., fireman on passenger;
left ankle sprained.
John Sieger, 2911 Stewart avenue. Kan
sas Qty. Kan.; right thigh bruised, back
sprained. '
against the slow moving freight derailed
both engines and telescoped the mall cirs
onto the paitenger coach In which about
forty people were riding.
Shrieks and groans mingled with the
hiss of steam and the crackling Umbers of
the cars In&lantly broke the sLULne&s of
the morn lag and brought the paeaenvers
la the PMilman rushing: to the front of
the train.
They found the day coach was a maaa of
wreckage on the forward end and th
dead and dying were caught In every
position from the very top of th car
where the body of W. O. Keeler, the
uraneman was found to the foot rests
Utneata the seat. The interior of the
coach was Uteralry splintered.
Many of th dead never realized what
hit them. . Little Marda Powtmann. a 7-
year-old girl, was sitting upon her
father's lap at the Instant of the colllaion.
Sh was crushed to death almost within
the arms of her father, who. hlmif was
badly injured. Mrs. Bowtmann and her
father. F. W. Petrlng. vera sitting in
the same seat witji Mr. Rowtmann. Mr.
Rowtmann waa hurled over her h us band i
head and crushed about th chest between
two eeata Mr. Petrlng was caught be
tween th earn seat.
Doctor oa the TraJa.
Dr.- John CoiUvrof .Los. Angelaa, a
'. (Continued on Second Pag.)
Eishop Tihen, Mrs. Booth, Prof,
Henderson and Dr. Oilmour Ad
dress Big Mass Meeting.
Tells of His Successful Experiment
at Toronto, Canada.
Mrs. Booth Bespeaki Better Treat
ment for Released Prisoners.
Bishop Tihen TJra-e Attention to
Crime Prevention a-ad Dr. Hen- '
dei son "ays DUver Prison
from Pol It ton.
Bishop Tihen of Lincoln, Maud Balling-
ton Booth, of the Volunteers of America;
Prof. Charles R. Henderson, of the Uni
versity of Chicago, and J. T.- Oilmour,
warden of the government prison at
Toronto. Canada: discussed the problem
of the criminal before several thousand
persons gathered Sunday afternoon at
the mass meeting at the Auditorium of
th National Prison congress.
Warden Gilmour told of hla experiments
in placing rrisoners on a farm.
The American Prison congress has
busied Itself In the past mainly with the
indeterminate sentence and parole." he
said. 'Now outdoor employment for de
linquents la the great new question loom
lag over the horizon.
'If we take a man cut of the shop and
out of the cell and put him at work
In the fresh air, we balld him up physl
callv, which is Indlspenslble f we are
to build him up mentally and morally.
Puts Prisoners on Farm.
"At the Central prison, Toronto, we
are experimenting with a farm of MO
acres. I have taken there between Ano
and 900 men and' I have failed with only
three out ' of 100. Probation and sun-
p&nded sentence haa failed with them, but
we are going to give them one more
chance to make good without bolts and
bars. Thre Isn't a bolt or a bar or a
gun on. the farm.
'I have asked them. the difference be
tween a prisoner In the city, and on the
farm and they all say It la "getting away
from that cell.
I don t believe a man can spend six
months In a prison cell and ever, be the
same man again. . It has a hardening
effect that Is Impossible to shake off.
"I don't like the word 'criminal.' The
majority of our prison population are not
criminal so much as they are a' product
of environment." . ,
Maud Balllngton Booth endeavored to
give her hearers an appreciation of th
view point of 'the prisoner while within
the prison walls and on th day of leav
laS , thear, and incidentally she took n
few '"shou " at things as-they are; aome
of which were:
;"I wish that those who refer to -th
prisoners' at degenerates and those who
talk of the shape of their heads might
get rood stiff terms In prison thenuMlve.
''If there's hope for a millionaire,
there's hope for a convict. If there's
hope for a politician, there's hope for a
convict. ...
"A legal penalty should be placed on
any reference to a prisoner's past ' life
ater he Is released. '
Against Present Convict System.
"Let us InaWt upon the right of the
prisoner, while within the prison walla,
to earn bread for his wife and family at
home. . No state has a right to profit by
the work of Its prisoners.
. "Take th prisons out of politic. Dis
aster will follow the removal of a trained
warden to make room for an aexperi
enced one, simply because on political
party happens to have defeated the
Mrs. Booth said sh had found posi
tions for many former .prisoners,' after
testing their worth on farms of the
Volunteers, and all of them had made
good. She spoke of seven men of big
business in Chicago who' had given re
sponsible positions to a number of 'her
"boys'' and none of them had had cause
to regret It. Soma of the "boys" have be
come department managers.
Religion is the best thing In the world
to brace up a man Just leaving- prison,
ahe said; he may feel that hla old habits
have such a bold on him that he cannot
succeed but If he can be Interested In
religion, the new Interest wlU occupy hi
mind and crowd out the old habita and
evil thoughts.
Tihen tars Prevent Crime.'
Bishop Tihen also emphasised the
power of religion In the regeneration f
criminals. They are often so hardened,
he said, such strangers to all er.nobllng
sentiments and emotions, so obsessed
with the Idea that all men are against
them, that the only chance anyone stands
of gaining their confidence 1 through
The bishop said the Idea that men who
are to make the laws should specially fit
themselves for their work should be
mere general. In the past, he said, the
public has not demanded that its law.
makers have any apeclal preparation for
lawmaking. Th speaker dwelt on th
Idea that prevention 1 better than cure
and asserted that It is the public's duty
to eliminate the evil conditions that csiue
"In studying the cause of crime," ssid
th bishop, "don't stop when "ou have
learned that th natur of habitation In
th-slums 1 the ciuse of crime Go
further nd get after the man whoVwns
thoee houses, no matter who he is.
"When you have learned that a mer
chant prince 1 paving his girl employ
wagea too small to properly cloth ar.d
feed them call that merchant before the
bar of Justice.
"Above all things the public should de
mand decent environment for all chil
dren. Environment, mora than heredity,
moulds th Individual's life."
That publio opinion should and will
(Continued on Second Page )
at the Coliseum Is More than Worth a Trip
From the Indianapolis News
Pa Brown, Reading The Sensation
covering the Ball, Etc., Etc.
Proposed Change Will Expedite
Matters and Save Money.
Number of Name on It la Smallest
for Nineteen Yer Net Loss
for Year Nearly Thirty
WASHINGTON, Oct. US.-A sawing, es
timated at $1,000,000 annually to the pen
sioners of the United Slate and even
tually about J 180.000 a year to the gov
ernment, is contemplated by a simplified
plan tor the payment of pensions with
out vouchers which Commissioner of Pen'
Hens j. L Davenport submitted to the
secretary of the Interior, In his annual
report made public today.
During the yeer A7J.lfl0 was paid
as pensions, a decrease .of .tZ.Wmt from
last year.' making the total amount paid
in pensions since the foundation of the
government S4,230,3S1,730. There were M,
1S5 names : dropped from the ; roll and
16,200 added, leaving a net loss of 2S,
9R7 pensioners. The total number at
the end of the year was the small
est since 192, Methods of economy re
suited in a decrease of the cost of ad
ministration by $140,548, the amount be
ing $2,517,137, the lowest since 18S2.
Mill Mall Check Direct.
Commissioner Davnjort's plan, which
waa devised at the request of congress
and which will require the paseage of
a law, would greatly simplify the meth
ods of paying pensions, result In the
mailing of pension checks upon the date
which th pension falls due, eliminate
the cost to the pensioners in a large
majority of the cases, to the execution
of pension vouch era, which varies from
n to $3 yearly ; decrease to a considerable
extent the work In drawing and mail
ing of pension checks and eliminate -the
sending of 4,000,000 letters yearly through
the malls, saving about $30,000 thereby.
The plan contemplates payment direct
by checks mailed to the last address of
the pensioner. Besides the Indorsement
on the back of these checks the gov
ernment would require certification by
two witnesses aa to Identity. In a fow
Instances Commissioner Davenport said
vouchers still would be required.
Commissioner Davenport told of his ef
forts to ascertain the truthfulness ot
report from the press and elsewhere
that the pension roll waa honeycombed
with fraud. He sent field men from
pensioner to pensioner in the Washington
agency and Is now doing the same In
the KnoxvlUe agency, with a view to
probing frauds. Out of a total of 47,1-1
pensioners seen and questioned only
twenty-six cases of Improper pensioning
were revealed. The commissioner said he
thought the check system would put an
end to ny fraud that may now exist.
Half Million Man on Roll.
tree cumber of soldiers and sailors on
the pension roll at th close of the fiscal
year waa 570,flf.O, dependents and widows.
321.612; army nurse. 40. There were
529&S4 survivors of the rivll war, 35.293
having died during the yar. It Is be
lieved that onlv about 2o per cent of the
estimated 2.213 SCS Individuals in the Unltta
States service during the civil war are
now living, the death rate of the sur
vivors being now slightly In exoesa nt
t per cent yearly. Th average age cf
survivor la now about 70 years.
The latt pensioner of the revolutionary
war, Mrs. Phoebe M. Palmer, daughter
of Jonathan Wooley, who served In a
New Hampshlie company, died at Erook
fleld. N. Y . April 25. 1911. aged 90 year.
Mrs Brlttanla W. Kennon of Washing
ton, D. C , a great granddaughter of
Martha Washington and who died durlns
th year, drew a pension aa a widow
longer probably than any other person
In the historv of the pension office, hav
ing received $Vt s month slmost sixty.
seven yesrs. Mrs. Kennon was the widow
ef the captain of th 1'nlted Etatea ship
Princeton, who was killed February 2S,
144, by the bursting of a cannon en that
vessel. In which occasion two members
of President Tyler's caWset were kjlled.
Ted's Education
al Tlay of the Game Was Made by
Despondent Over
Business, Kregler
Commits Suicide
Deecondencv over business affairs
caured John Kregler, J101 f nuth Twenty, i
flrt street, to commit suicide at 10
o'clock Sunday morning by taklns two.
ounces of carbolic acid. Police Surgeon
Peppers arrived at Kregler" rooms be
fore he died, but waa unable to aave the
man's lite. .
Kregler was the proprietor of a res
taurant on lower DiKe street. For some
time business had been bad with him,
and certain notes which were to be met
this morning could not be met and Kreg
ler brooded over the matter so much
that he wa driven to distraction.! Yes
terday -morning his left his-rooms, felling
his wife he would be back In s short
while. He went to nearby drug store
and purchased the arid. Coming back
to his room he- threw his hat on the
bed and' drank the deadly poison. His
body was taken In charge of by the cor
oner and an Inquest will be held this
Arthur Brown Dies
as Result of Shock
Arthur Brown, S3 years old, through
whose left arm 6.0no volts of electricity
passed a few days since while he was
dusting the switchboard In the South
Omaha branch of the electric light com
pany, dltvt In the South Omaha hospital
at 2 10 o'clock Sunday afternoon. He
leaves a wife and eleven children.
Brown's axm was ao badly burned by
the electricity that it was necessary to
amputate It in the hope of saving nls
life. When Brown 'was thrown to the
floor by the ehock his skull wp free
tured. He lived at M3 South Twenty
third street. Omaha. . Tbe body waa re
moved to Larkln's undertaking parlors
and will later, be taken to the renldeucc.
Funeral services will be conducted tlu
evening at the home and the body will
be taken to Julian, Neb., for buna!.
CHETENNE. Wyo.. Oct 15. CSpeolal.)
The first train over the recently-rfwrn-pleted
WelUngton-Cheyenne link of the
Colorado V Southern's gulf to Puget
Sound line, arrived here at noon yes
terday, thus marking th opening to
traffic of another Important railroad con
nection between Cheyenne and Denver
and Intermediate towns. The speolal
train, which left Denver early tljls morn
ing, waa occupied by Vice President
Parker end a large party of official of
th Colorado & Southern. A special train
carrying Acting Mayor Johnston. Presi
dent Potter, of the Indusrial club and
a large number of leading businessmen
and prominent cltlaens, accompanied by
the Eleventh Infantry band, met the
official train on the outskirts of town and
escorted the visitors to the BurlliiBton
Colorado Sr Southti n depot, m here they
were met by eutomlblles and taken to
the Indusrlal club, where luncheon was
served An elaborate reception was
tha statement of John Arhuckle. New
York refiner and coffee magnate, thst
ho will go before congress r.cxt winter
to fight for free sugar Is the beginning
of tbe first bsttle between the beet sugar
manufacturer and the cane super re
finers Is the declaration of Clarence C
Hamlin, chairman of th executive com
mute of th United S'aiea beet tugar
industry, In a statement made public her
Ted Brown, Quarterback, Who, Re-
Institution Celebrates by Completing
Quarter Million Endowment.
i uronse nepuca of Famous
Image at Worm, Germany
Sermon Is by Dr. Pren and
Address by Dr. Ktnb.
DECORAH. la., Oct. IS (6peclal.V-Th
thrilling events through which this city
has Just passed, will become a large part
of the history, not only of Luther cpllege,
but or Der.orah In which It is situated
Possibly more notables of th Luthenus
eh u rob have never assembled In this slat
than the large company which met yes.
terday and today In a triple celebration.
James J. Hill, the railroad magnate,
through a gift of $wooo. made It possible
to complete an endowment of $250,000.
Yesterday Dr. H G. .Stub, prealdant.' of
the synod, presented this endowment fund'
to Prof. C. K. Preu. president of th
board of trustees of Luther college. While
this event brought shouts of hallelujah
from any hearts, while to others real
tears of Joy coursed down the cheek, it
did not surpass In tbrllllngna the semi
centennial Jubilee which la also being
celebrated on this occasion.
Sunday morning the Jubilee sermon was
preached by Dr. Preue and it was a great
anrraon in every respect. Through these
rifty years of life Luther college hsd
made a grand, struggle to do what it haa
done.. There had been very dark days
when It seemed thst hopes would be
crushed and th light would forever go
out, but today there wee not a cloud
in th sky and It was all Illumed with
hope and Joy.
Mate Is r veiled.
Th third event which waa so attractive
was the unveiling of the statu of Martin
Luther. It Is of heroic size and is an
exact replica : of the famous statu at
Worms, Germany'. It is mad of hollow
bronae, tand eleven feet, olear of
pedestal,, and weighs 4.700 pounds. Tbe
statue was completed in every part
twelve hours before the expiration of
the contract whlrh closed Friday. This
Is the second status of Martin Luther
of this kind In this country, the other
being in St- Louis.
The Luther college concert band pro
vided Inspirational music The Jubilee
address which I wa separate from the
Jubilee sermon waa delivered by Rt. Rev.
Prof. H. O. Stub, D. D , president of th
synod. President Emeritus, Laur Larson.
D. D., spoke very feelingly of th work
of the school. Dr. L. Hoktoen. president
of the alumni, wa among the list of
noted speakers. At the unveiling of the
statue It fell to Prof. John TMsager to
speak, and it waa a masterly address.
The program closed by th rendition of
the oratorlc "Messiah," and it waa a
fitting finale of the great occasion whloh
brought th multitude together It was
given by the Decorah Choral union under
the direction of Prof, Carlo A. Speratl.
There will be a meetng of the Ne
braska Conference of Charities and Cor
rections Monday at noon, at ths Roms
hotel. Dr. D. E. Jenkina. president, will
preside and arrangements will be mad
for our annual convention, which will
he held aom Urn In January or Febru
ary. Dr. Chsrlea R. Hencfcrson, of the
University of Chicago, win make an d
drss. Reservation bav already been
made for seventy-five persons.
IOWA CITY. la , Oct 15 Spcial Tel,
gram ) C. W. Thomas of Omaha waa
elected treasurer of the national synod
of the Reformed Church of the United
States, which adjourned tonight.
Army of Men Tut on Finishing
Touches at Ak-Sar-Ben Coli
Governor Aldrich and Other Promi
nent Men to Deliver Talks.
Panoramas, Musical Piograms and
vaudeville to Be Enjoyed.
novernnr Will De Met by Dnlfgatlon
at 4 O'clock and Taken to Howe
Hotel, Where He Will Be
Gnet of OfflrlaJ.
Doors open at 7 p. m. Opening
at 8 SO p. m.
Band selection march AAlrmtA a
Omaha Land show; Oreen's Land Show
Address of wlmm in rtniia ku itm..
C Dahlinan mavor of Omjhn
Beflronse on hutmlf nt .-h(hliAr hv "
C. Rosewater. Fresldt-nt Omih l,nii .
Selection by Poyal HawaU-Maorlan
Address of welcome tnr h& itttA nf
Nebraska by Chester H. Aldrlrh. aovee-
of Nebraska.
Response, bv Dr. CI. F.. Cinrtre t.lnrnln
Clo.Mn? remarks bv th rhatrmm of
the evening.
Band selection. "March Aviator,"
G:ein s Land Pbow band.
Concert bv Hawall-Maorl and fnllt nnm
by Roval Ha!l-Morlan nnlntette on
stage No. 2. main hall, from 9 .10 to in
I'emonetratlon and exhibits machlnerv
and agricultural Implements In machinery
hall, from S to 10 30 p m
Free movlns pictures and stereomlonn
views from W until 11.
Lectures Tellowsfone park.
Bui-hank exhibit.
Idaho beautiful ' scenerv.
I'tahs great land product exhibition.
Williimefte rauorama. L. H fc.hrelbr.
ofrnlal lcturr. Half hourly lectures
from 7 SO to 10 3ft.
Cap'aln Trehor's trained t and sa
Hone from- f'aclftc (Trove. Cel. Free ex
hibition and vaudeville act at 10 p. wi.,
mulct hail. tat No. i
Green's Omah Land fbow band con
cert, free; frcm S. to 11 p. m Main
Formal opening, with lecture on the,
"The Corni'ierlnif cf th West," at 9
p. m an back state in main hall
Lecture Proirram.
Lecture Hall. A
Moving . rlctures. trap shooting, from
7:i to 8
"The Northwest" by L. J. Brinker. from
S to S SO
"Bav. Climate and Opportunity" bv J.
A. Jasper. San Diego, Cal., from 180
"Yoeemlte. Valley"
well, from to 8 80
by W. B. Lefflng-
"Arrleultural Possibilities of Utah"
J. E Taylor, from S0 te S6.
Lecture Hall B
"'AlMrultural Development" bv
Chamhorl.iin. from 7.W to J.
"Washlnrton bv H. P. .Tame.
S ift to S sv
"Downey, Idaho and the Marfh Valley"
by E O Crocker, from 9 to
"The big Trees and Mount Whitney" by
A E Mlot, from fl.30 to
Special Tont
"Whv California Grows''
Walker, from 8 to H 3Y
Hayes. '
"Yellowstone Park ' bv H.
fmm 8 f to 9 10.
'The Willamette Valley'
Freeman, from ft:20 to 9 50. '
hy D. C.
"Irrigated Idaho" by J. W. Jones, from
10 to 10 aft
Flnlehlnv Tonchee Pnt On.
' Enough men to constitute an army of
no mean proportlona worked In the Coll
seum all day Sunday placing exhibits and
getting everything In readiness for the
Omaha Land Show that begins at 7
o'clock this evening. At 9 o'clock last
night they had brought order out "f
chaoa and with tbs exception of putting-'
on a faw finishing touches the greatest
exhibit, of grslns and grasses, frutta and
flowers. vr brought together and shown
under one roof is ready for the lnspec
lion of a critical public.
Sunday waa a trying dav for th offi
cers and exhibitors. When they com
menced their work Just after daybreak
there remained much to do. Dravs and
express wagons lined North Twentieth
street st either end of the Coliseum.
They were loaded with the best of the
products of a doxen of . the western and
middle western states and all anxious to
unload at on and the same time. How.
ever, what undr some circumstances
might have cau?ed some confusion caused
only, a riffle of stir out at the greau
building, where Managers Buckler pd
Paisley had their forces perfectly organ
ized. The big boxes and cases were soon un
loaded from the wagons, men falling upon
them, and aoon haying their contents
removed and ready for the booths in
which they will be shown during tbe next
twelve days.
Today will be a busy tme with the
exhibitors, but at 7 o'clock this evening,
when upon the big stage at the north end
of the building, Governor Aldrich presses
the electric and strikes th sliver bell,
feclarlng th Land Show opn.v the ex
hibits will be In such perfect condition
thst a casual observer would never know
BoxesofO'Brien i
Dalzell'B Ice Cream. Bricks.
Tickets to the American
All are give, away tree te
those who Had their names la
the want ada.
Read the wast adr every day.
your name will appear some
time, maybe more tnan once.
No puzzles to solve nor sub
scriptions to get just read th
want ads.
Turn to the want ad pages .
there you will tlnd nearly every
business Louse la the city rep
rsvented. to Omaha