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TTTE BEE: OMAHA. FRIDAY, FEBRUABT 2. 1912.
It's Plainly Seen that Mrs. Mutt Had No Intention of Building a Chimney
By "Bud" Fisher
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MURPHY ANDJOGAN DRAW
Harlem Tommy and One Bound
. '" Fig-nt Twenty Sounds. I
tEV TOtm ALL OUT AT IND
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I '' ' ' ' I I al a-J ,..,
Challenger of 0. R. Hogan
() Fnarlero lad Khewa Better
Starlac ttaalltlee, bat Hwlin
'.'Mot Blow Baraby Flgble
:"' at three tlearlere.
r MX FRANCISCO, lab. l.-llarlera
Trony Murphy of New YorSc and Oti
llcand lioaan of ran Frencleco fought
twenty round la a draw here.
fn decision of I he referee ni well
teroived by the crowd, Krom the atart
Muty ehowed a desire tor infighting,
ant the ifr was kept buey toning Ihe
maa apart Murphy hit wall In lha
c ay-bee. out refused to tske any e he noes
at; distant fighting. Ilogaa favorite
bk tv a ailff left which ho landed
rear every time (bat Murphy ram into
la tin tig lith round Hogan ent Murphy
to, the repce and tha Naw Yorker palpa
bly Wis n bad way. In lha ninth
liur.ihy wa airalnat tha roues when tha
(4ll uu. Murphy landed the greater
nfmber of blow, and did tha mora tell
ink work In lha dose fighting, but at
Q time wna tho local boy In any ap
ja the tenth, Ilogaa rautht Murphy a
hard right oa lha aya. and a eeond attar
war binding at tha mouth from a hard
left., Tha majority of tha roumll rr
dran.- but In tha alihtranth 'Murphy
ahad mat;ara and had all lha batter of
tta round. Ifla pumhra carrlrd a atlng.
wblla thota of Hogaa hid lout tlialr
Jfha lat round foun.1 both mat fighting
Aad. Murphy rrpaatadly ruaii.U lllo
rliaC-M. Ha alowad ap at lb rod,
Xocaa having landad arvoral hard tlglita
whlla puahlng Murphy out of .'liiuhra.
O.H.S. Seniors Win
' From Bluffs Team
in a rathar ona-aelded oantaat Ilia
Omaha High aclioot aanlor aulntat
trtntniad lha ladi from tha rounell Bluftn
High arhool at Ih local -V gymnaalutn
Jiaatarday afternoon, to t!ia tuna of K
..tha ftattira or tha lama waa tha work
a Malcolm Baldrlga, wbo plgyad tlw
cahtar oealtlon for th v local arhool flva.
11 nuuia Ml field goala and wag largely
taapouitble for tha other acorea of tha
Cmiay Janklna. Oinaha'a captain and
rltm forward, found lha basket at op
portune tlmea, aoortng I polnta during the
aiaa. Harrta. right forward, waa the
aur for tha lowana and although tint
takininatea game him poor aupport ha
at up a good game.
Ah oatbnalaatl crowd of Caunrll
Bluffa roetara attended tha game and
cheered their favorttea. Their ardor waa
eantewbat dampened, however, after the
Omaha toaaera had piled op a acorg of 16
to 1 la th ttret period and tha game be
aama a aoa-alded affair.
" The Boeup:
OMAHA SENIORS.! C. H. BtNlORg.
Jenklna It K. R. C Harrta
(ner. Noble. .. L. F.L F. ......... Murtlrr
Baldrlgo C.C llarame
Kuanuuin ....... u u.iU o rVank
Umbiger R.U.1R.U .Nolan
Field goala: Baldrtge, ; Jenklna, t;
Over, 1; Hania. 1. free throwe: Over. I;
Harrta. : Muallar. 1. Keferea: Kidney
Mayer of Omaha,
CHADRON NORMAL BASKET
. BALL TEAM WINS TWO
CMAXiRON. Neb.. Feb. l.-(!tpecuU.-Broken
Bow High aebool baaket ban team
wal defeated Monday night by Chadron
Karmal Un, u W Rulea governing
ganwa kotweea high echooU were aua
atltuted for the collaglata rule under
which tha normal haa bean playing here
tofore, benoe. th high aoara. From atart
t ftnleh the game waa apeotacular and
thrilling, the flrat half ending with th
aeora II to a tn tha normal' favor.
NORX -.u. BROKEN BOW.
Coffee c- .I-F..I.F Melrneaux
Wrymoatl K.r.R.F. Jeffrie's
-Bowman O.ic. ...Kennedy
aJeSvet R-(i B.O. .Crofford
riaher UO. UO. - Heller
Tbompeoa Kub.liub. Martin
- ub.iSub. Humphrey
Saturday night the Chadron hernial
team defeated the Battl Mountain sani
tarium teem at Hot Springs by tha acore
Inquiry Into Letting of Public
Works Contracts Closes.
COURT SCORES THE CRONKS
Holds that One or the Other Com
AETEB SAXES E. T. PETIBSOH : SAYS THE SUIT SHOULD ' END
Saa Kmpleye of City Eaalaeer'a Of
flce Helped Promote Patina Ills,
trials iandrrlned Xet
Jadae Troop lotlmalea that He
Miaht Try to Find Oat Wbleu
Haa ot Been Telll.a
uellbe.ate and abeoluto perjury was
commuted by cither Ueorgr P. t'ronk or
Matt Walla, tha Knsllah llalitwetuht. I ll.an. tar a mtl .Uk .1 .-t..
whose managw. Dave Levy, haa written I euaat boy In London on Derby day next
to Oil Boag, manager of "one Round" I May.
Shipments of Orain
Cause Car Shortage
Already th February demand for
freight cars gives promise of being
greater than during tha last few days of
January, whan It waa Impossible to se
cure enough rolling stock to move th
grain to market.
At thla time the Missouri Pacific la
running two and three grain specials
dally moving grain out from tha elevators
en Its tracks and tha Belt Line, but with
these heavy shipments It Is unable to get
consignment! out a fast as It accumu
lates. Every road operating out of tha city to
tha east, north and aoutn reports a short
age of care. While they are more BU
meroaa than a week ago, the demand haa
grown so rapidly that Inside of ten day
the car famine promisee to reach the ac
cutc stage. Reports from tha country
tributary to the Omaha market are to
th affect that much more grain is held
In storage on tha farms and In th coun
try elevators than waa anticipated.
In one of lha cleanest games played on
tho floor thla season, the Walnut Mill
Kemnanta defeated the Ht. Stephen at
the Fort Omaha gymnasium Tuesday
night. The Remnant were much too
heavy and fast for the Ht. Ktephene, and
carried the first half l to a, but In the
second half the St. Utrl'tuns rallied, and
scored 1 points to III for Ih Walnut
Hill boya. making tha acore 34 so IS. The
game aa a whole, owing to th unevenly
matched teams, waa rather alow, but
there war some good throws made on
each aide. The Remnants will probably
play the soldiers at the Fort next Tues
day nlcht. and a good game la looked
Joslyn's Castle to
Be Done in Miniature
A miniature reproduction of torge A.
Jcslyn's Thirty -nlata street oaatw win be
ctj of the feature of th Mid-West Os
BMfat anew la th Auditorium next week.
Tfee structure will a aa exact repuoa of
til Burkoaroad boose so North 'tne
enth street, which sraa modeled after
th castle. Tho Omaha Concrete com-gssy-
win kalis tao cast of Irldeaoant
gtanit from Crown Point. N. T. It will
b rumtahed be hue style sod ta n will
be -a aoaa, glowing fireplace.
Plana tar tha cowveevtioei are pradlcailr
awmaSaa. aa weal aa far th snow, which
will' extend wear a period of rear day,
teglonteg Tn essay. Tha exhibits tress
atl parts at tba isaaUy have beans ar
rtvmc sad tha heal si la J on wM be ataraad
Monday mm ism, AB aeaagasa of tba aa.
atx-a--ra wm as bead ha tba Haul
vtu tao starsr aa a
Thieves Take the
Register and -Cash
C. O. Carieon. manager of a haberdash
ery at UU North Twenty-fourth etreet. re
Ports that hi atora waa entered by bur-
glara Wednesday night and over Slat worth
of clothing taken. Entrance waa gsln.nl
through a cellar window. A rash register
containing a small amount of money
was also stolen.
Doa't let stomach, liver nor kidney
trouble dowa you, whan you can quickly
dowa thorn with , Electric Bitter. We.
For sale by Beaton Drue Co.
Births Bad Deaths.
Blrtha-F. H. and Palav Brown, ttll
Webster, boy; Ernest and Hattie Denton.
liS Saratoga, girt: Adolph and Kdiia
Hult. ill North Nineteenth, boy: Jarkub
snd Franraa Klorh. SM Rim. boy; Ralph
W. and Jean C. Moody. 1 South Twenty-ninth,
girt; Charles and Clara Sanders,
lets Mouth Twentieth, girl; Sultan aad
Raoe Scboeabrum. 222 Seward, girl; Burt
and Harriet Bush. Sl North Twenty,
eighth, girt; F. O. and Lillian Uorman.
saeg North Thirty-third avenue girl: ta
rsal and Jennie Weseiman. KIT Daven
port, boy; William and Kathryne Brken.
cooe, asa weoater, gin; a. K. and Emma
Edaon, 117 South Twenty-tb-.rd, boy.
Ralph and Anna Euaestt. tlli North
Deatha-Davld Low. years Ogden.
I'taJi: Frank J. Guanther. years, rour
teenth and Capitol; Mrs. Anna L. Mais,
years. Method let hospital; Jamea si.
Parker, 3 yean. Fortieth and Popple
ton; Mrs. Clara A. Norman. years.
Thirty omeuth and CtarrSns;. G. Cart Key
noMa. V years. Baundera arhool: F. W.
Senna. years. St. Joeepb hospital; John
Teniae, at yeara. fa) Snath Mmh; Ray.
mead J. Nlrtier, : yean. SOi Booth lie
tral boaiavard; Charlea COeuad, BJ year,
at Banrreft; FL K CharcblU. TJ yean,
aa Rnsidear: Mess P. Anderaoo, vears.
Rlearvtew park: Mra. Aaelea Hubbard.
Home for the Blind
Suggested by Harr
- Blind persona "! Onuha, everyone of
whom la beoueathed nart r . .
of the late Maria Auguattadt. arc aaked
to me cuims tor their shares in county
court on or before February IS. Oec-,.
H. Marr. a well known blind Omaha
man, has conceived a plan for earning
out the provision of Mlsi Augusttadt's
will that the property be given to all
th blind of Omaha. It la for all th
blind to claim ha res of th property and
then join together, and poertbly w,n
side help, build f home for the blind.
The roperty Is located at Thirteenth
tract and tha Boulevard and la worth
Deflected from the curi of the original
investigation by the cliarces of promoters
agairai each other an.1 tho Inability of! Mis. George p. Cronk In the ui)lcmental
.... vouncu to lorca important a ;t- hearing of their divore SJlt. In the
nee.ee to tesiify, tu special court of, opinion of Judge Alexander C. Troup of
mi-Hi y Into the letting of public works the equity dlvtiloa of the district court,
contracts In the city brought Its sessions The opinion waa han.l-d down yesterday
to a doea yeMerday. A committed of three afternoon. In it the Judge not only declared
conalallng of Councllmen Sheldon, Kugeljihat either the husband or the wife lied
ami nnogca. waa appointed to set down on ttte witness aland, but etrongly Intl
the findings of the InveellgEtoti and re- mau that he wil It; y to find out which
TURKISH BATH MANAGER
. HELD TO DISTRICT COURT
Cecil Josiyn. manager of a Turkish
bath nartnr al lirf m.ix i. i.- .
street, was bound aver to tha dlatrtct
court on a charge of sailing liquor with
out a license. Tha hat h h.
raided by Sheriff McSbane and hay depw-
uea aoout a week ago and several bot
tlea of beer wara found .ikA.. w..,.
tub. Joalya aald ha wa given tha money
w no ei ana ouy me near Tor Ben
dtowall, Xasl Ohio street. Ktwil
' roborated Joslyn's tsatimony.
ELECT THEIR DIRECTORS
Director were eleed yeeterday by the
Omaha Manutaoturara association aa fol
lows: For two-year term. J. B. Blsacb
ard. T. B. Coleman, F. L RUtck, Davtd
Oobs. F. D. Farmer. A. J. Vlerltcg; for
ona-year term, F. E. leUar.
Harry Tukay of th real estate cxmb
mtttaa of tha Ctonaaatrtaal dub. told the
aaaornUioB of the work being daw a tha
dub toward tha eiecUua of a oagaasuxt
tty Xactaty soUdUac
tort to tha committee of tha whole Feb
ruary 11 The committee was carefully l;i
't rue ted to polr.t out that nothing had
been discovered to Imd any elector or
other Cltlien lo bcllevs any city official
waa guilty of misconduct In of'lce.
Thla action followed the testimony of
A. A. Artec, who charged Ed T. Peterson,
chief clerk In the city engineer's olflce,
with improper conduct, in that he waa
supposed to have rromoted certain dis
tricts and received pay therefor from con
tractors. Mr. Peterson denied the charges
and Artar replied that h had juat cogie
from the court house, where he had ex
amined record showing an Indictment had
been returned agalnat Mr. Peterson by the
grand Jury .
Peterson Makes Btatrmeat. ;
rcterson asked to be allowed to char
th matter up with a striement he. desired
to be made of record. "The World-Herald,"
he declared, "kept railing attention
la me a. 'the head clerk of tha engineer.
Ing department who Is under Indictment
by a grand Jury.' An examination of the
Indictment and th methods leading up to
It allowed there was no specific reason
given for what waa termed my 'malfeas
ance' In office. The Indictment was made
when there wa not a full asasloo of the
City Engineer Craig said rumor thst
Peterson waa promoting etieeta had eom
to him, but he couldn't fix th rumor and
after Investigation had found there wa
no bast for them. '
He aald ha had talked with Peterson
about the matter and with other employ Is
In his department, all of frhom under
stood that euch aa action meant dismissal
City Attorney Rlna wa called to pass
Judgment on th relative veracity of Pe
terson and Artcr and refused to get mixed
up In th case any further. He couldn't
remember any particular Instance ot
special activity oa tha part of any pro
moter, but said they were continually
bombarding th legal department, seeking
to show that one petition was legal, an
other waa Illegal or that tha other pro
moters were undesirable ettlaens.
After listening disinterestedly to the dis
pute between A tier and Peterson the
council asked If there wasn't somebody
else In the council chamber who would
like to be heard. Whereupon Emll Peter.
son appeared, cross-examined Mr. Rlna
and staled that J. A. Lovcren ought to
be put on the stand, a hs ha In hi pos
session affidavits to abow misconduct of
some minor city official. These, he said.
would be placed before the grand Jury.
"But it you want' to see them," said
Peterson, "the city clerk haa copies In
City Clerk Butler declared that the af
fidavit had been submitted to tho legal
department, reported to th council and
placed on file.
Ve lee Westing Time.
"Let th grand Jury examine them aad
any other affidavits," said Councilman
Lee Bridge, "they haev more authority!
j than we and there's no us of us wasting
any more time, anyway.
Councilman Funkaouser agreed that
than waa no use coc.tlnulng tba Investi
gation any further; that everything had
been found hlpahaoe and ready for a pro
tracted voyage. "Wa can't always do
what th people want us to do," he aald,
consoling his dlsconsolata fallow mem
bers. Then waa a weak demand for C. B.
Fanning and John Grant, contractor
Arter had named a having aald they
paid K. T- Peteraon money to use bis In
fluence In their favor, whlla holding an
office under th admin 1st nttoa- The men
could not bo located at once aad tho de
mand for them aubeided wbea Council-j
man Hummel aald they had been on the
stand once aad aald tliey didn't "know
Ralph B. Suaderland did not appear lo
teetlfy again. Then waa no demand
asaotig th councilman to bring htm again
before the committee for examination.
Wearlnaa amrked tho proceedings of
the forenoon aad the hoooraMe council
sighed a distinct stsb of relief wbea Joe
Hummel aald It would be "folly to con
tinue" aad recommended the sppatnUaent
of a committee to report Monday. A. C.
Kugel ot tho committee refused to concur
la any report until ha had gone over a
transcript of th Invostlgntlnoj .
Nebraska Clothtns aotnpasy announce
that fiinenl collar sale Saturday on
day only box ot guaranteed 4-ply ool-
lan. So-tne event ot the leases.
NEBRASKA CLOTHING. CO.
II was. He further declared that It would
be better for the Cronk. and for the
public as well, for them to put an end
to tlx tiresome and unprofitable litiga
Mrs. Ctonk' petition for a supplemnlal
decree setting atldo Croii&'s divorce de
cree waa denied and Crook original de
cree of divorce waa held lo b wimnted.
Ceorg W. Phleids, of counsel for Mra.
Cronk, cava notice ot appeal and asked
an. order to compel Cronk to provide
money for Ih expense of the appeal.
Ceart la Indignant".
Juds Troun said In part:
"It la with a great deal of indignation
that thla court find It neceary to de
rlan that on or lha other of tneae llt
iRanta has come Into this court and com
mitted deliberate and absolute perjury.
If the court could determine the guilty
party It would not only make short wjrk
of the decision of thla' case, but would
sea that proper punishment summarily
waa meted out to th guilty party. It
may be that th court may yet learn
which h at fault. '
"Better, far better, and, now mare than
svsr. both for themselves and th nubile,
that the person be divorced and thla
tiresom and unprofitable litigation end."
Judge Troup declared that even though
Croak at one time may have condoned
Mr. Cronk former offenses, th evi
dence, taken altogether. Indicate that
uch reconciliation later waa destroyed.
He tald many actions of Mrs. Crank
wen mon th action of a vindictive
and revengeful woman, reeking to rs
ton hereelf a th wit of th husband
at any haaard, nther than ot the gentle,
loving woman, hoping tor reconciliation
and living out ot tha day In peace and
Tha Judge esld It wa extremely un
likely that th Cronk could hsve met as
frequently aa Cronk admitted they did,
at night and alone for hour together,
and yet conducted themselves aa strangers.
GBADD ISLAKD GBAXAJf EEFUSES
TO SIGN CCSTEACT.
BOARD SCORES ON CALDWELL
Contractors Forced to Furnish Hew
Sets of Vault Doors.
FINISH C0U2T HOUSE IN APHIL
If Shipments of Vole Marble Ar
Jlade According to Pro pit see
-Nets Dalldlag Will Me (ea.
pleted by That Time.
Are Quite Serious
Development Indicate that flag Su
perintendent 8c0tt was th most seriously
injured of ny of th city officials who
war In the automobile wreck Tuesday.
Hia Injuries consist of a badly sprained
pack, bruised hip and lees. He la In
constant pain and I unable to evon turn
over In ' bed, being compelled to lie on
Me back all the time.
Whan the automobile turned turtle.
Scott was caught beneath It and pinioned
against the frosen ground, face down.
It 1 feared that ha haa been Injured in
ternally and that It he should recover.
It msy be eeverel week before he will
b able to leave the house.
George Graham, second sucker of the
De Moines teim. formerly ot the Rourke
family, la a holdout. II haa received
his contract from the new oa-ners of tl:
Da Molnca tram, but says he docs not
like the figures, so will continue at the
Job he nuw haa In Omaha and Mill play
with the Btorx Triumphs this season.
Show an Increase
Th bank clearings last month were
much larger than for "th same month
last year. The clearings for the month
of January, Bll. amounted to tO..le
and for last month S0l.2W.Mt. 4. an In
crease this year ot ,BIJi
Til key to iaaj tn buaines I tabe
Judicious and aanixtcat us of mrwspaaer
COMRADES HONOR VETERAN
ON SEVENTIETH BIRTHDAY
The old soldiers of Callaway, Keb., did
not forget the birthday of W. Q. Mahaw.
fellow warrior, who .fought many battles
with them, but reminded the aged man
that Je had not ceased to have birthday s.
They sent him a year's subscription to
Th Be and also to The Outlook. He
waa T yean old Wednesday.
Mr. M Shan belonged to Company G of
the Thirty -third - lUinoia regiment. He
ha been a helpless cripple for the last
fifteen years. He formerly held the of
fice ot treasurer and Judge of Logan
county. - '".
BEAR CAT DANCER IS FINED
Judge Alto Sepiimands Han Guilt;
of Ihsorderly Conduct.
DEFENDANT PLEADS ISNOCEUCI
Testimony of Daaclngt Master aad
Assistant Carry More Weight
Whoa Defendnat as Tried
la Police toart.
Bear cat dancers will not find any
sympathy In Police Judge Foster' court.
C. W. Andrews, who was arrested at
Metropolitan lull Wednesday nlgbt
charged with performing the bear cat, was
before Judge Foster yesterday and wa
fined 13 and cost for his offense Andrews
put up the defense that he did not think
he wa doing wrong, but th t.'stlmony
of Dancing Master Chambers and his as
sistant. Mr. Turpln. had more weight
than that of the defendant.
line Uot to Mlop.
"This thing has got to stop." declared
the Judge to the prisoner. "All evidence
hows that you were dancing m a sug
gestive manner. Persons brougrr. before
me in the future for such offenses will
be dealt with more severely."
Andrews la k clerk living at the
Flomar hotel. His was th flrat
arrest since the recent orders of
the chief of police prohibiting- the
Gotchllke tun on l.lie dancing floor.
Deeplte Andrews' protestations ot inno
cence ot anything wrong, he waa charged
with disorderly conduct. He gave (1
bond for his appearance in police court
Patrolman O'Connor, who arrested him
at the instigation of th floor manager,
overlooked Andrewa' dancing partner.
After liavlng failed In a second and last
ffort lo Induce th Board of County
; 'umml;elonere lo reconsider Its rejection
of Ih defective county building vault
j doors, George W. Caldwell went to Pprlng
: field. Mo., yesterday to order a complete
; new set ot doors that will fully conform
to the plans and specifications.
I TT.o commissioners Uavo won their fight
to fciioe the general contractor to meet
the original specification! and plana.
"1 a ant to talk with you men about tho
doors," said Mr. Caldwell to Commis
sioner Krjtnlt C. Best "I want to sea If
you won't accent at least some ot them."
Board Remain Firms
Mr. Pest raid th board could not b
prevailed upon to citing It poaltlon. It
had rejected all the doors, the general
contractors and their bondsman had pro
tested acalnat tli t ejection and asked a
reconsideration and the board had re
solved not to recede from It position.
"Very well, than," aald Mr. Caldwell.
"I ahall leave for Springfield. Mo., at
one and order new doors for all th
vault. I shall see that they meet th
plan and specifications In every detail.
But I don't think you an treating u
The general contractor may consider
their protest sufficient foundation for a
lawsuit after th building I completed,
but the commissioner and th architect
are sallsrted that no difficulty would be
experienced In proving that th rejection
of all the doers aa fully warranted.
Board Weald Have Acted. '
Had Mr. CaldweU not Indicated that new
door would be put In and had th present
defective door not been removed within
a reasonable time, the board Itself would
have removed them. -
It W. Weld, representative ot the Colo
rado Tula. Idarbl company, told the
board ha I confident th marble from
now on will arrive at tha nt of two
car a day. Mr. Caldwell aald th build
ing will be completed and ready to turn
over to th county sixty day after the
last marble ha arrived. If these state
mania an correct th building will be tin
Khed by April 15. .
Black Hand Letter
Sent to Davidson
Koontz is Bound
Over Without Bail
E. It. Koontx. charged with th murder
of hlstllfe long friend. Frank Smith, has
been bound over for trial In district court.
Koontr was brought - mto polio court
yesterday for arraignment. Ill attorney.
A. W. Jeffrie, entered a plea of not
guilty and waived preliminary examina
tion. Judge Foster decided that Koonis
should not be admitted to ball.
Yesterday waa the first time Koonn '
had left hla cell since hi arrest. He did
not appear to be worried, but calmly lis
tened to tli reading of th complaint
charging him with first degree murder.
GOOD ROADS ADVOCATES
HAVE MEETINGS IN WEST
The new good road committee of th
Commeictal club, of which 1. A. Sunder
land I chairman, and 8. A. Searl, vie
chairman, baa an opportunity to get
busy at one. One duty will be to and
representatives from Omaha to the meet
ing of the Omaha-Denver Good Road as
sociation at Hastings on February a, and
Harry Davldnon. empjyed at one of
, ', . ,, , I another will be to arrange for npresenU-
corafdenbly worked up over a ao-called . , . . .. i
-w..v a -.-. u k ,. tloa at a meeting called t Lnml. Wyo..
"black hand" letter received by him.
The writer, who sends the letter from
Kansas 'City, declares that he haa been
on Davidson's trail for a number of
yeara and that he would "get him." The
writer also demanda that money, the
amount not stated, be placed under the
hen house at Davidson's plsoe.
Davidson has a stepson. Joe Brady, a
boy bandit who created disturbaneea In
South Orraha several months ago. The
lad waa sent to th detention home, but
escaped and want to Kt nsas City.
V AT THE HIGH SCHOOL
A free employment bureaa for commer
cial cocrrae graduate of the Omaha High
school has been eetabllahed by Prof. L.
C Bi eiiaaul. head ot the bustneas trate-
tnc department. Forty commercial stu
dents who have covered a two years'
course tn shorthand, typewrttlac aad th
other rou idled subjects, wttl be gives
their diplomas In Joss, and tn order to
sBi imisssj this rJaaa to secure poalUuae
aad to help th ether outgoing graduates,
the barona waa formed.- J
INDIAN EDUCATOR STOPS
SHORT TIME IN OMAHA
Superintendent John R. Wise of the
Haskell Institute at Lawrence. Kan.,
wl ich la one of the government Indian
schools, stopped over in Omaha between
tnina on his way to the Winnebago
agency on officii! business. Mr. Wise
was one of the Indian bureau representa
tives in charge of the Indian congress at
the Orraha exposition, going into school
work shortly afterward.
by the Laramie Chamber ot Commerce
of thoso Interested in the Kebraeka-Wyomlng-Utah-Nevada
ELECTRIC LIGHT COMPANY
IN ITS NEW LOCATION
The Omaha Electric Ught and power
company haa moved from It eld Ion
Uon In the T. SI. C. A. building to Its
new quarters tn the Union Pacific head
quarters bunding at Fifteenth and Dodge
streets. Patrons of the company who seek
the office to pey tlirtr January light Mile
will find the cashier at tho new location. '
If you an troubled with chronic con
stipation, tho mild and gentle effect of
Chamberlain a Tabiet make them espe
Uy suited to your case. For sale by
BUTLER MAKES RECORD
IN ISSUING LICENSES
The largest number ot lii
and tho largest amount of money ever
received for thasa by the city clerk during
th month of January I for th month
jaat Llusi.il. Tho anneal waa SUiTJa. in
Ureases name Issued, tha larger number
at which wen pool ball permits.
Frank Daly of Dunlap. la., is in Omaha.
T. A. Fry I In ChUxsn, looking after
L. W. Hlller of Marshalltowa, la. Is
slatting relatives here.
Thomas p. Hardeety. a stockman from
aV.ckaun. I spending a tew days bare.
Gerrtt Fort. R. A. Smith and W. Tt
McKeea of tlw Union Pacific family an
X. B. Smith, connected with (ho Bell
Telephone company of Kansas City,
In Omaha oa bust noes.
-f- Sullena of Des at elr.es. western
superintendent of the Prudential Insur
ance company, is in Omaba t. ...
the annual gslberliig of toe Prodeauai
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