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TIIK BEE: OMAHA. SATURDAY. DECEMBER Ifi. 1011.
AdvsrtlsenieBt of The People Cloak ft detains; Store
tu "7 wuhc m.. ataw
we going to
do about Christmas?
The children are talking about Santa Claus ami
the pretty toys ho is going to bring them. It vrill
take every cent we can spare to buy warm clothes
and I Late to disappoint them what shall we do?
You are the queerest little woman Evelyn I ever
saw always worrying. Get the toys and the warm
clothes too. I know a place that will fit us out, from
the youngest to the oldest. All we need do is select
what you want pay n small amount down and a
little each week. Surely you know
"The Peoples Cloak & Clothing Store"
Don't worry, come to us; we carry a full line of
the latest styles in MenV, Women's and Children's
clothes and as "Hubby" says, "you can select what
you want pay n small amount down and a little
each week." Think it over.
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r Him i upwm . J
Men's Suits Men's Hatj
Men's Shirts Men's Gloves
Men's Shoos Suit Cases
Women's Suits Women's Coats
Women's Hats Silk Petticoats
Women's Fur Sets
Separate Skirts Fur Coats
be put on
account if so
if you '
EXTENSION OFWATER MAINS
President Woodbury of Water Com
pany Renews Offer.
GIVES CITY CHOICE OF PLANS
Company Will Build Main and Ki
tensions or Will Connirt with
Main Vald ty h
President Woodbury has aaaln ap
proached the Omaha Water board on be
half of the Omaha Water company In
connection with the laying ot an addi
tional - supply main from the Florence
pumping station to the city, and the mak
ing of extension required to rive addi
tional and adequate service to the citizens.
The proposition, submitted ln a '- letter
from. President Woodbury to the Water
board, has been modified to some extent
lnce last presented. The water company
now offers to lay the main and make the
extensions, or, If the city prefers, to allow
It to do the work, promising to make the
necessary' connections at the pumplns
station, and to allow the city 4V per
cent interest on the cost of the Florence
main and extensions, and to pay over
to the' city all additional earnings from
the extensions, less 25 per cent to cover
the cost of pumping; stipulating that the
Florence main must be laid before any
extensions for additional service are
made. Mr. Woodbury's letter:
"NEW YORK, Dec. Y, 191!.-Water
Board of the City of Omaha, Omaha.
Neb. Dear Sirs: On July 17, 1906, and
several times since then, I have written
you, on behalf of the Omaha Water
company, ottering to put in an additional
supply main between Florence and the
city of Omaha, for the purpose of meet
ing the Increased demands upon the
distribution system, with certain provi
sions in regard to repayment to the com
pany of the actual cost of the Improve
ments ' upon the completion of any pur
chase of the water works.
'The Wated board never thought It
adi-lsable to accept our proposition, and
therefore nothing has ever been done In
regard to this matter.
Offer la Renewed.
"Believing It is desirable that this main
should be put in, and having taken ex
pert advice recently concerning this
matter which coincides with our opinion,
that la order to make other extensions
this nilln is needed, I wish to say that
I am authorized by the board of di
rectors to say that the water company
Is willing to lay this main Immediately,
provided the Water board or proper au
thorities will enter Into an agreement
binding upon the city to repay to the
company, upon the completion of any
purchase of the water works, the actual
cost of the improvements.
"In order that such new main may be
satisfactory to the Water board, the
company will put in whatever character
i of main the Water board may designate,
as to the size and material, and will wel
come the co-operation of the engineer of
the Water board In the laying ot the
main. Upon the proper agreement being
executed, protecting the water company
In regard to coct, the company will imme
diately order the pipe and put In the
niain as soon as the weather permits,
and In my opinion this main could then
be completed by June 1 or July 1.
"Regarding other extensions which the
Water board may deem neoessary, I
would say, that after the main is com
pleted. It the city is not In possession of
the water works at that time, we will
make all extensions that can legally be
ordered, upon an agreement that the
actual cost of such extensions shall be
repaid to the company upon the com
l pletlon of the purchase of the water
( Mr Will Lay Malas.
"Or if the Water board shall prefer that
the Florence main aud the extensions be
put in by the city at its own cost under
the direction of the Water board, without
waiting far the completion of the pur
chase of the water works, the company
Is entirely willing that that course be
pursued and will agree to connect Its sys
tem with the pipe so laid by the Water
board, with the distinct understanding,
however, that the main to Florence be
laid before the extensions to private con
i sumers are made. The water company
w 111 agree to pay the city 44 per cent In
I terest on the coat of the Florence main,
and, Will agree to give all the revenue
I to the city from any extensions made at
the expense ot the city, leas 25 per eeht
I to eover the cost of extra pumping and
; expenses connected with updating the
I tew extensions. Tours very truly.
"THEODORE C. WOODBURY-.
Lie in Wait for
PIERHlt. S. D.. Dec. 15.-(Special Tele
gram.) Black Hand methods were at
tempted In the peaceful farming section
of Sully county last night. Henry Essel
brusge, a wealthy bachelor farmer and
one of the county commissioners of that
county, who lives about forty miles north
of this city, last evening received a let
ter threatening that Ms buildings would
be destroyed by fire unless he placed
1,000 at a certain specified place before
lie at ence notified the sheriff of the
county and that official, with several
deputies, went to the Esselbrugge ranch.
Instead of tile money a fchecjt was placed
at tho designated place and It was
watched until well toward morning, when
the posse went to the ranch house to
warm their chilled limbs. On their re
turn a fe- minutes later the check had,
Esselbrugge notified all banks In this
part of the state to refuse payment and
bloodhounds have been sent for to at
tempt to trail the party who took the
Late this evening Sam Thorpe, another
bachelor farmer who lives near the Kssel
brugge farm In Sully county, called the
state fire marshal by telephone asking
protection, as he received a letter this
evening demanding $1,500 or his property
would be burned tonight. The sheriff of
Sully county is In that neighborhood
locking after the case and a deputy fire
marshal will be sent out tomorrow.
TWO TRAINS MEET HEAD-ON
NEAR MAS0NCITY JUNCTION
MASON .CITY, la.. Dec. 13-Speclal
MASON CITY, la., Dec. H.-(Bpecial
Telegram.) Extra freight No. 400 anil
passenger train No. 6 on the Iowa Cen
tral met In a head-on collision this morn
ing near Mason City Junction. Both en
gines were badly wrecked. .Engineer Col.
line and Conductor Rennle. were on the
passenger- train, while Engineer Blrks
and Conductor Oreen were on the extra
freight. The passenger train was running
twenty-five allies an hour when the col
lision occurred. There were no injuries.
The key to success In business Is the
Judicious and persistent use of newspaper
From Our Near Neighbors
J. Spearmnn of Fapllllon called on
friends here Sunday.
Dr. I. Richardson of Waterloo was on
our streets Thursday.
Mrs. Wltte Is Improving- nicely and will
soon be able to be around.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Nouns entertained
a party of young people Thursday even
ing. Mrs. I. Richardson and daughter, Miss
Lucy, of Waterloo, visited friends here
Casper DellidotU went to Omaha
Wednesday for a visit of several days
with a sister.
Mrs. Mollle Qiilnn left Wednesday for
Howells, Neb., where she will visit her
daughter, Mrs. Iiusch, for several weeks.
Workmen, are busy moving the rail
road sidetrack over a few feet near tho
new Nolte elevator to allow the loading
of grain on cars. ,
Tho C ('. club met Thursday with Mrs.
O. It. Uoodhard. Mrs. Subtjon won least
prize, while Miss Emma Noltu won first.
A nice lunch was served.
Mr. Mclrney of Ielgh, Neb., arrtred
Thursday anil will visit his sinter, Mrs.
G. 11. Uoodhard. Mrs. John Cullely of the
same place also came for a visit with
Elizabeth Davidson returned from Chi
Mr. York fell from a buggy and broke
his leg Just below the knee.
E. B. Nicholson expects to move his
family to Oklahoma In a few days.
The Springfield basket ball team from
here played Millard last Saturday aud
won. Score, 15 to 6.
John Nevlris has returned to Spring
field and Is now In the employ of G. A.
Bates, In his grocery store.
Ross Bates returned from Chicago Sat
urday. He has been attending the law
school of the Chicago university.
John Fackler of Raymond, Kan., and
James Fackler of Idaho Fulls, Idaho, are
here attending their father s funeral.
Mrs. Rlego and Mr. Ruyces of St.
Frances, Kan., were here attending the
funeral of their father, Jacob Fackler.
The school board has decided that the
public school building Is unsafe und will
have the state Inspector examine the
Jacob Fackler, 87 years, ami one of the
earliest settlers of this part of Nubiaska,
died Tuesday morning after a few hours'
illness. Mr. Fackler was one of the first
merchants when Springfield was located,
thirty years ago. '
Bert Hamilton, wlilln operating John
son's elevator, was caught in a shaft and
all his clothes except his suspenders and
shirt torn from him. Bert braced him
self and It was only that be was a very
strong man that he was able to keep
himself from being
shaft. He escaped
Tuesday at the Baptlut parsonage. Rev.
Mr. Williams officiating. They will go
to housekeeping on a farm about four
miles northeast of town. ,
Charles W. Boughn, assistant cashier
of the First National bank at Walthlll,
and Miss Pearl Felix of Bancroft were
united In marriage at the Methodist par
sonage In this city Thursday morning. Rev.
Mr. Warren performing the ceremony.
Mr. and Sin. Baughn took the 10:30 train
for Omaha, where they left the same
day for an eastern trip, Including Niagara
M. D. Pollard has returned from a trip
to Spencer, Neb.
F. P. Sheldon has been In Plattsmouth
on business all week.
Mrs. Klrkpatrlck was In Nebraska City
Thursday on business.
The Hall brothers gave a parlor dance
to a few friends Tuesday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Vilas Sheldon are the
parents of a son born Wednesday.
Ueorge C. Sheldon and wife departed
Monday for an all winter's visit with
relatives In New -York and Vermont.
Mrs. Keltner gave a reception and
dinner Tuesday to the members of the
Fraternal union of this pluce and Union.
Mrs. Heist from Iowa, who has been
vlsting with Mrs. Opp the laBt Week,
left for home Tuesday. They came from
the old country on the same ship forty
years ago, and this Is their first meeting,
Saturdsy evening In the harbor shop
some one threw a paper box at a young
man. hut It missed him and struck Mr.
Ballantlne on his glasses, breaking them.
The broken glass cut his eye so severely
that he went to an Omaha hospital for
treatment snd will probably lose an eye.
wound around thei
with only slight
James Wallace was down from Ban
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Relnert are the
parents of a "new" baby boy.
Mrs. W. H. Roberts entertained the
members of the Woman1 Relief Corps
at her home yesterday afternoon. Re
freshments were served.
Lh 8. J .a Hue has purchased a forty
acre tract of the Wallace heirs, consid
eration 11'iO per acre. It has no improve
ments, but Is a fine piece of laud and
joins an eighty Mr. laRue already own.
Tuesday a linen shower was tendered
Miss Rachel Moore at the home of Urn.
Ellas Method In Riverside precinct In
honor of h-r approaching nuptials. '1 ne
fortunate young man la J. u- iiiown of
Frank T.itel and Miss Jennie t'hoate of
near Tekamau were uultei In marriage
Charles Compton went to Grand Island
Commissioner John Lynch and Mrs.
Lynch carne out last week for a visit with
the latter s sister. Mr a J. J. Mohatt, and
The family of John Campbell arrived
Friday last from Pennsylvania. They
will occupy the Robinson cottage in the
east part of town.
County Superintendent W. A. Yeder,
accompanied by the truant officer, came
out Tuesday morning to look after some
delinquents at district No. 4.
Josh Rush returned Friday from Ban
croft and has left again, this time start
ing south to Oklahoma, where he ex
pects to visit his uncle and family.
Mr. and Mrs. K. Jacobson, who were at
Osceola with their daughter anil family,
over Thanksgiving and the week follow
ing, returned home last Friday noon.
W. T. Waldron came In Sunday evening
from his new location at Verdigris and
has been busy this week packing and
moving their household goods to the new
Mr. and Mrs. Carlton Noyes went to
Omaha Saturday morning in their auto
and on account of the storm were obliged
to come. home Sunday evening on the
Mrs. CI. K. King was called to Lincoln
Thursday of last week on account of the
death of her father, Jolui I.. Leonard,
who made Ids home with a daughter In
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Humes and Mrs. ('.
E. Kellett. some of our poultry fanciers,
went to Fremont Thursday to attend the
poultry show. Mrs. Kellett was also up
Will Manor visited with his aunt at
Wahoo on Saturday.
Fred llellrtcb of Lincoln spent' last
Thursday with Felix Beyer.
Miss Ilutlt Val""" feWAsl this week
from a visit with her sister, Mrs. Wln
gard, at Red laxtgc, Mont.
J. A Llnderholm of Omaha wss here on
Tuesday on business for the t'rowell
The Clifton hotel and Oermanla ha'l
were both on fire this work, but small
damage was done.
Miss Fern Dixon left for her home In
Bristol, R. I., after an extended vixlt
at the home of F. M. fastener.
Rev. Mr. Hallerberg of Arlington will
preach foe the congregation of the tier
man Lutheran church on Sunday.
Xlr. and Mr. Ueorge Noble, Grandma
Noble and F. M. fastener attended
the funeral of Mr. Nohle'e mother at
Onawa, la., on last Sunday.
Rev. George McKellh and family ar
rived this week from Farnam Neb. He
will hold services at the Congrcgatkmal
church, where he Is now the pastor.
E. B. Reaty of this city was awarded
the contract of building and repairing
the county bridges, for one year, at the
last meeting of the county board.
Rev. E. Eckhardt of the German Luth
eran church and Rev. J. W. Cabeen of
the Baptist church preached their fare
well sermons last Sunday and left this
week for battle Creek, Neb., and Honey
C. A. Randall, state chief fire Inspector,
wss here on Saturday and condemned
the buildings of K. O. Tierce and the
Schltts company, recently damaged by
fire, and they will have to rebuild with
other than frame buildings.
Miss Gladys Baldwin of Omaha was at
her home over Sunday.
Mr. Richardson of Omaha mas a Millard
visitor Saturday and Sunday.
Messrs. Vivian Robertson and Henry
Andresen were lit the city Tuesday.
Miss Lois Anderson, alio tiwohes near
Elkhorn, was at home over Sunday.
Miss Minnie Tholecko. who teaches near
Bennington, spent Saturday and Sunday
with her parents.
William Von Dohren returned from
Rushvllle last week after several days'
visit at his ranch.
Mrs. Rosher and son returned Batur
day from Wymoro. where aha has been
visiting her mother.
The Young People's Social society of
the Lutheran church held their monthly
meeting Wednesday evening.
The basket ball game between Spring
field and Millard, which resulted in a
defeat for the home girls, waa one of
the drawing cards of the fair.
The concert and corn show held at
Millard last Friday and Saturday proved
a great suocess and a large crowd was
In attendance. The exhibits were espe
cially good and a number of prizes were
Charles Miller and family will leave tor
California to spend the winter.
Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Merryweather are
the parents of a son. born December 8.
Miss Fthel Miller has been very 111 with
pneumonia, but Is very slowly Improving.
Mrs. S. O. Carlson and Mrs. A. Ander
son spent Wednesday In Fremont shop
ping. Mr. and Mrs, Brown and children leave
Friday for Indiana to spend tho holidays
Mrs. Ed Lewis. Mrs. John Hall and
Mrs. Ed Bailor went to Fremont Wednes
day to attend the poultry show.
II. Helmbach and A. J. McDonald went
to Omaha Tuesday to attend the meeting
of the home mission committee.
Llndsey Byars Is very III with Blight's
disease. Dr. Smith of Fremont was called
In consultation with Dr. Reed Wednesday
Preparations are being made In alt the
churches for an entertainment to be given
by the Sunday school children Saturday
evening, December 23.
Invitations are out for a reception to
be given at the home of Miss Teresa
Fitzgerald, In honor of the Valley Tigers,
Friday evening, December 15.
The regular meeting of the Valley Wom
an's club waa held Friday afternoon at
the home of Mrs. W. K. Weekly. An
especially good program waa given.
In spite of the rain Saturday afternoon
and evening, the chicken pie dinner and
bazar given by tls Busy Bees In Hubbard
hall was a success. The receipts were
The members of the Independent Or
der of Odd Fellows gave a very enjoyable
social evening In Hubbard's hall Tuesday
evening. Over 120 members and guests
participated In the entertainments of the
The Congregational revival
still in progress.
Miss Clara Hendrlckson spent
afternoon at the Krata home.
Friday evening, December 15, district
No. 30, gave a program and box social.
Miss Clara Hendrlckson returned last
week from a visit with her sister In
Irvlngton school district No. 7 will give
a program the Friday evening before
Christmas. Every one! Is Invited. Indies
are asked to bring boxes.
Thursday afternoon Will Hlmmelelch
waa taken to the hospital for typhoid
fever. He was unoonsclous for some time
beforo he was taken there.
Tho C. W. B. M. will hold a conference
Saturday afternoon and an open meeting
Sunday evening. Mrs. C. H. Willard will
give aui address and Mrs. Comer of
Omaha will recite.
Mr. W. D. Powell Is quite III as the
result of a blow on the head from some
machinery. He wsa in the gasoline en
gine house of the Northwestern railway
when some of the machinery above be
came loosened and falling struck Mr.
Powell on the head. Just missing the
temple. He was found uncensclous some
time later by Henry Klnbunde. Dr. Hall
has been In attendance upon Mr. Powell
since nis accident.
Bring a Merry Christmas
CENT J I . 1 CENT
EACH VTvt2V i EACH
Red Cross Seals Provide
Hospitals and Sanatoria
Dispensaries and VUlting Nurses
These Prevent Tuberculosis
and Protect Your Home
Last Tear $300,000 Worth Were Sold
Tbla Year a Million la Needed from
Red Cross Scale
WILL YOU DO YOUR PART?
Red Cross Sesls Cost only One
Cent each, snd should be uiied
oa the bat.k oi all Christmas Mail
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433 City JTatleaal a a all Ola f, Omaha.
A lareo rocker, very niaspivo
and roomy, well made, rl
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Must pen it to full' appreci
ate its real value. Would mako
a splendid Christmas gift; ir
something every member of
the household could enjoy. It
is of dependable construction,
strong and durable.
Terms to Suit.
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The Christmas shopping rush will soon
be on and then travel on the street cars
will be attended with more or less crowd
ing and discomfort, in spite of all the
provisions we can make. We therefore
earnestly urge the public to Shop Early.
Stocks of merchandise in the stores are
now at their best and sales-people can
wait on you more satisfactorily now than
they can later.
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It you loso jour pocketbouk, umbrcllu,
watrb or bo in e ether article ot value, the thing
to do la to follow tho example of many other
people and advertise wltbout delay In the Ixat
and Found column of The Hoe.
That ia what most peoplo do when they lose
articles of value. Telephone us aud tell your
luaa to all Ouuha ia a aiutlo afternoon.
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