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THE OMAHA Sl'NDAY B1CK: DECEMBER 22, 1912.
Furs for her
Fur Lined Coats Fur
Xmas Specials in
Chinchilla Coats, m junior
and small women's models;
colors brown, navy, oxford
& maltoso gray; also white,
$25 and $27 garments, now
1518-20 RUINAM STREET.
ALDRIOH CALLS IT JOKE
Declares Never Intended ThruBt at
Court Clerk's Office.
SKIDS NOT READY FOE LINDSAY
Krrernl ISiecntlTes In Pnst Hare
llreomiiiemlrd Cnnsolldntlon In
Interest of ISconomy, bnt Verr
Clinnites IInyo lleen Slnde.
Urom Btaff Correspondent.)
MNCOI.N, Deo. 2t.-(8peclal.)-The pub
lication this morning In" a local paper that
Governor Aldrich would 'attempt to pry
JlBrry IJndsoy loose from his position as
clerk of the. supremo court by a recom
mendation in his message to tho legisla
ture that tho offlco be abolished, caused
tho governor to becomo somewhat wroth.
I have a 'notion to deny all newspaper
reporters tho rights of this offlco," he
said. I can't even pull, off a Joko but
what some of them take It seriously and
proceed to write tho thing up. I was
Joking about whut I said, though there
might bo some truth about some of It."
The Incident calls to mind that this Is
not the first Unto that a governor In the
past hus recommended in his message
tho abolishment of somo department or
part of a department.
Governor Savage, In his message to the
legislature la 1K0, recommended that the
office of stato auditor and commissioner
of public lands and buildings should be
abolished and that with the addition of
a few clerks to tho office of tho governor,
secretary of stato and treasurer, tho work
could be done Just as well and many
thousands' of dollars saved annually to
Governor hoyd recommended In hla
nicssago that the stato cauld save money
by cutting off numerous clerks and Idlo
officials, but did not name any particu
lar department or officials that he
thought should be sent out to face the
cold, cruel, world.
Governor Mickey was very strong in
his denunciation of the "lobby" and
urged the legislature to pass such resolu
tions as would do away with the gentle
men who attended sessions of the legls
'aturo in order to convince the members
that they should vote right.
Whether the "proclamation" of the
governor relative to the clerk of the
supreme court had anything to do with
it or.hot, is not evident, but anyhow, the
clerk the deputy and all the attaches
of the- offlco this morning wore earning
thelr;.brcad by the sweat of their brow
and digging like heroes leading a forlorn
Persistent Advertising is the Itoad to
OMAHA DEB 12-li-U.
s that you send more mouey ou laundering a
. shirt ox collar than its original cost repre
sented? If you do you will see that it pays ,to
' " feplect the very boBt laundry, too, and let .them
do your work So, owing to tho fact that we
, do the biggest laundry business in Dmaha, is
- significant that we are that laundry.
txs "wajutwojuj" or tkx xobcb.
She has furs on her mind,
and we can help you to
make her dream come
true. Our guarantee cov
ers both our prices and
Summer Ermine Sots,
$19.75 & $22.50
.Imitation Blue Fox
Sots $9.75 & $15
$16.50 & $17.50
Persian Paw Sets
$19.75 & $23.50
Hudson Seal Sets
$19.75 & $25.00
$32.50 & $S7.50
Jap Mink Sets
$37.50 - $4T.50
Pointed Fox Sets--
s? $55.00 & $80.00
iT25 Olioico Eastern Mink
Sots, $125.00 up
Coats Fur Hats
Suits and Coats
$17.50 & $19.75 Suits, now
$25.00 Suits at... $16.65
$29.75 Suits at... $19.85
$35.00 Suits at... $23.50
$39.50 Suits at.,
REID'S BODY LEAYES
ENGLAND ON CRUISER
(Contlnurd from 1'nge One.)
was started on Its Journoy to tho United
States today and the highest military
honors were paid to It as it left tiondon.
Tho coffin was placed on a gun carriage
drawn by' six horses and driven by men
of the Itoyal Ilorsc artillery. Thu Stars
and Stripes were spread over tho casket.
Ulght noncommissioned officers acting as
bearers walked at each side.
As the procession started from Dor
chester house on Its way to Victoria sta
tion It was led by a squadron of the
Horse Guards In bright breastplates, hoi
mots with long plumes and fir cut scarlet
cloaks enveloping horso and man. Tho
band of tho Scots Quards followed and
uoninu mem came tno pipers or tne regt
mont, who alternated wtlh the other
musicians in playing dirges.
Then camo the casket, which was fol
lowed W a battalion of Scots Guards
wearing their bearskin headrcsses and
carrying their rifles reversed.
At the same time a battery of horra ar
tillery, stationed on the parade ground
In St. James park, fired a salute of nine
teen guns. Tho route of tho procession
was kept clear by lines of mounted po
The only mourner who accompanied
th coffin was Corporal Donovan, a Brit-
lilt army pensioner from Chelsea hospital,
who had been In Whltelaw Hold's .serv
ice. Ho marched directly behind the
Tho staffs of the American embassy
and consulato general traveled on the
same train to Portsmouth, where the cot
fin was placed on board the British ar
mored chitssr Natal, which win take It
to Ifew York,
Mrs. Whltelaw IUld, Ogden Mills Held
and Ills wife departed today at noon on
tho boat train for Uvorpool, where they
embarked on board tho Cartnanla for
New York. A few intimate friends gath
ered at the station to bid them farewell
United States Sends Kurort.
WASHINGTON, Dec. IL-Rear Admiral
Andrews, acting secretary of tho navy
today designated the battleships Florida
and North Dakota, with four destroyers,
now in Now York linrhor n. .i,mi
escort to tho Urltlsli armored cruiser
Natal, which loft Portsmouth, England,
today, bringing the body of tho late Am
bassador Reld. No time has boon set for
tho Hilling of the American battleships,
but they will. meet Uie British ship off
Nantucket Island and convoy It Into New
Tho Persistent and Judicious Use of
Newspaper Advertising is the Iload to
l'HONU DOUC1LA8 911)
JUDGE SENTENCES FRIEND
Hugh Brennan Sends Him to Prison
for Ten Years.
BOTH WORKED IN SAME MINE
limrrnDr L'nrroll JlecltlrM Not In
Interfere -Willi Nrntrnrr (liven
llnr linker HnrlnRB In
ItMrn on Inerennr.
Krom n Staff Correspondent.!
DBS MOINUS. Ia.. Deo. 21. jieclal
Telegram.) When Judge Hugh Brennan
In the district uourt sentence! Jamen
Clark to ten js".ra In prison for Uhn mur
der of James Callahan aonie time aKo,
the two men faced each other who hcul
worked together sji coal miners forty
yearn ago, and the court wail an tender
lis possible with the old man tinder con
viction. Tlio Judc and prisoner had been friends
all those years, but seldom mcetliijr.
Clark made a brief speech In which li
admitted that ho shot Callahan, but
claimed to the last that he never In
tended to kill him, but did It In self
defense. Tent Smoke T.nir.
The city smoke Inspector has started
out on a determined camiKiIgn to sccuroi
enforcement of ordinances against too
much smoke, and today filed Information
against six In tee firms In the city ac
cused of permitting; ton much smoke to
escape Into the air. It U anticipated this
will bring on a test of the state law, as
many of the flrmii of the city declare
that Its enforcement will be ruinous to
Deposit on InurrKse.
.Stato and savins banks and trust com
pany deposits in Iowa have been In
creased $33,4!M,8S3.o4 In the last year, according-
to a bank statement Issued today
by C. II. Kills, ohlef banking- clerk In tlio
state auditor's department. In thut some
tlmo thirty-five batiks have been added.
en of them in the last three months.
The total deposits of the 739 savings
banks, the 2S7 stato banks and the fifteen
trust companies was $31G,017,4S1.6S.
Announcement was made here today
that Governor Carroll hod declined to
Interfere with the commitment of Quy
Uaker, under sentence of murder, to the
penitentiary at Fort Madison. Tho prls
onen killed Ollvor P. Driver In June,
1910. He wns taken to Fort MadlBon Mon
day HUMAN SKELETONS
IN BANDITS' HOUSE
(Continued from Page One.)
some stolen Jewelry, but became Involved
In a quarrel with tho Jeweler and killed
Tho eight persons held are
Clvdn Stratton. s.ild to be tin escaped
convict from tho penitentiary at uoium
II. IS. Ilamnuen. declared bv the police
to De a saro blower witu many aliases
Mrs. II. is. Hnmmlen.
Margaret Johnson, said to be the wlfo
of a safn blower known as "Toronto
Jimmy," serving a twenty year term In
tno penitentiary at waupun, wis.
Frank Williams, said by tho police to
navo a prison record.
winmm uurrv. a cnauireur,
A woman, said to be known as Edna
An uninentinca woman saiu to ue
relative of Mrs. Johnsou.
Clydo Stratton Is said to bo a graduate
of a western university,
Tho flat which the suspects made their
hpadquartor is III a fashionable, rcsldon'tie
district on tho north side. It Is furnished
luxuriously and when searched by the
pollco boro evldenco of recontly having
been tho scone of a debauch. Kmpty vIno
bottles nnd partly burned cigarettes were
found in nearly every room.
Ksplnslvrs unit I'nlsi Keys
Early today searcn or the North Sldo
flat where the suspects wero arrested
was mado ana a quantity of dynamite
nnd nitroglycerin caps used in discharg
ing explosives were found. Irf addition
a number of fatso keys and Instruments
for picking locks wero found.
A small quantity of Jewelry was found
and in ono of tho rooms n bottle of a
preparation to make fulse Jewolry appear
genulno was discovered.
Pollco Captain Hatpin prepared the fol
lowing Inventory of tho articles found In
the North sldo flat:
Klghty-flve pounds or dynamite.
Two quarts of nitroglycerin
Three doxen natoblower' drills.
Three bunches fkeleton 'teys.
Six automatic pistols.
Three thousand dollars' worth of par
cel post stamps.
Five uncut diamonds.
Three thousand dollars' worth of sil
verware. One thousand dollars' worth of Jewelry.
On a letterhead of "The St. James
Hotel, Davonport. Ia.," found on a table,
the detectives discovered drawings and
designs of keys.
Captain Halpln today received a tele
gram from the state penitentiary at
Columbus, p., asKtng that iyae airaiton
be held, as lie was .an escaped convict
for whose capture a reward of (SO had
Ilobtier' rrib')ly Motlvr.
The motive for tho crlmo puzzled tho
police for a tlmo. but early today Captain
Halpln gave it as hla opinion that rob
bery had actuated the crime. Jewels and
Jewelry to tho valuo of $3,000 were said
to be missing. The pollco said nothing
could' be learned in the man's life that
would cause him to be murdered for
IJfforts will be made again today to
photograph fingerprints on the safe and
vault None could be found yestorday
which was not smeafed. This, in the
opinion of Captain Evans, fingerprint ex
pert, rendered them useless.
Mrs. Liogue, tho wmow, 101a mo ponoe
that her husband had no fortune and
.did not even carry any insurance. Hhp
was unable to give the police any motive
for the crlmo.
AMERICAN GIRL WEDS
BRITISH ARMY OFFICER
LONDON. Deo. 31. Another American
bride entered the ranks of the British
nobility today by the marriage of Mar
garet Eleanor Crosby, only daughter of
tho lato Ernest Howard Crosby, to Lieu
tmant William C. A. Van Nock of the
Thirteenth hussars, at Bt. George's
church, Hanover square, lieutenant
Van Neck is tho nephew and heir-presumptive
of the aged' Baron Huntlngflelit,
Hla father, who Is tho direct heir, is also
Lllr Seuteitcea for Two,
UNION. Mo.. Dec. .-Kloyd Taylor and
John ITottman went round guilty by a
lury today of murdering- an unidentified
-nan at l'aclflc. Mo., and Wore sentenced
to life Imprisonment. The crime wn
committed in August. 1810. but no arrests
wero made until a few weeks ago. The
rldence against the men was ilruin
HOTEL NOW ASSURED
(Continued from Page One.)
then will follow the choosing of .1 lest.ee,
who will be allowed the privilege of mak
ing a cliolco on the -architect who will
plan the structure. It Is probable that tlio
architect will bo chosen for his ability In
Somo one competent and who has
planned large hotel buildings will bo glvon
the contract to design the Omaha hos
telry. Omaha architects, contractors and
laborers will bo considered In nil the work
Who the officers or directors of the
hotel company will be, of courso cannot
be told until after tho meeting of stock
holders. It Is probable that those who
wero Identified with the proposition from
the first will bo given preference because
of their enthusiasm and ability. For in
stance some of those Individuals and firms
who have been the larger subscribers
have suggested that Gurdon W. Wattles
be mado an officer or director, probably
president of the hotel company.
Thero Is somo talk of making John 1j.
Kennedy secretary or treasurer, or' both,
but Mr, Kennedy declares he has heard
nothing of this and, moreover, will have
too much to do In other matters concern
ing the erection of the building and his
own business to give his tlmo to such an
It is practically certain that A. D. Bran-
dels will bo one of the directors and In
all probability, an officer.
JVmnlntr the Hotel.
Naming the hotel probably will be de
cided by popular sentiment. Some of
those most closely connected with tho
proposition say they favor tho name,
"The Overland." Others favor, "The Ne
braska" and still others "The Omaha."
One or two have mentioned "The AJt-Sar-ltcn.'
The concensus of opinion is in
favor of a name which will Identify tho
hotel with tho city and attract attention
from the outside world, while at tho
same time suggesting dignity.
Tho subscriptions reported yesterday
Alrmdv renorted RES.HK)
George A. Hoagland l.WO
Omaha Tont and Awning company.. WO
James Morton & Son company Cw
Tom 8. Kelly W
llees Printing company WO
American Hand Sowed Shoo Co 1,000
M. Spieebergcr & Bon company i,w
F. A. Nosh l.WO
H. J. McCarthy WO
First National Bank of Omaha 10.W0
Nebraska National bank...., l.OUO
Henry W. Yates WO
Honry HUler WO
W. A. Plel
Marlus V. Lurid aw
13. M. Morsman -W
Edirar M. Morsman, Jr -W
Wilson Htoam Boiler company
Mrs. II. Hugo Brantlels 10,000
Hayward llros. Shoo company 6W
BEAVER CROSSING SUSTAINS
HEAVY LOSS BY FIRE
SEWAUD, Neb., Dec. 21. (Speclal.)
Tlie business portion of Beaver Crosslnfr.
this county, was visited by a serious flro
Inst night, which destroyed ono business
block occupied by Thomas Korster with
groceries and a general stock of mer
chandise and gutted tho building1 next to
It, which wns occupied by Mrs. Anna
March's nillltilery stock. Tho Times build
ing was threatened and all of tho con
tents wero carried out Into tho street.
The' flro turned from 3 a. m- until day
light. Heaver Crossing has onlyi a, volun
teer flro department, and a gasoline engine
pump, The cause of the flro Is unknown.
Henry W. Jones.
TKCUMSKH, Neb., Dec. 2t,-(Spcclal.)-Henry
W. Jones died very suddenly at
liis home at Cook at 6:50 o'clock Thurs
day evening. Ho was at tho tablo eating
his supper when ho was stricken with
npoploxy and soon expired, Mr. Jones
was a pioneer settlor of this community,
having homrstcaded a placo north of
Tecumsuh in October, 1SG6. Ho was born
in Iloth county, Ohio, December 15, 1838.
In Ids young manhood ho lived In Illi
nois and ho was married to Miss Clarissa
Shastcon at Lincoln, Iir., in ISM. The
widow and two children, Mrs. Henry
Wakeman of Cook and Ed Jones of
Uakcrsfield, Col., survive. Mr. and Mrs.
Jones had lived in Cook for tho last flvo
Sirs, atnrr Hrndy.
PI4ATTSMOUTII, Neb., Dec. !l.-(Spe-
ciul.) Mrs. Mary Brady, who had been
a resident of riattsmouth for the last
thirty years, died at tho age of SO at tho
home of her son. near this city, Friday
afternoon. Slie was born in Ohio and
was twlco married. Her first husband
was Thomas KilWow. Mrs. Brady is sur-
lved by three daughters and two sons.
Tho daughters are Mrs. Ellen Smith of
Hulo, Nob.; Mrs. Jano Hunt of Council
Bluffs and Mrs. Rllxabeth Haskens of
California. The sons are Tom Kllldow
and H. F. Kllldow. both of this city.
J. 10. I.aiiiKlols,
FOBT JX)DOK, Ia., Dec 2t.-(8peclal.)
J. E. Iamglols, who would have bven
62 years old Christmas day.'Mled here thin
morning1 of a complication of troubles
For tho last nlno yeaxs he' had been a
well-known conductor on the Chicago
Oreat Western lines and had been in the
railroad business since- 1S57, beginning in
the service when ho was 17 years old.
He was a prominent Elk, Modern Wood
man, Knight of Columbus, Forester and
a member of the Cathollo Knights of
"Wisconsin. His wife and two daughters.
Earner and Etta, are living.
Detroit Broker Arrested.
DECTHOIT. Mich.. Dec. Sl.-Robert
Mowatt. 40 years old and a broker, was
arrestee ai nis nome uere toaay in con
nection with un niiegod S73.WO cnecic
swindling deal In New York. The arrest
was made. It Is sold, for the American
Honkers association and the local police
have no details concerning tne case.
45 YEARS IN OMAHA
w3 I n BY
215 Si.1Stk, PAXTON ILOCK
A SQUARE DEAL.
180 Gluts1 Wirtk Hum.,
Rtliabli Jiwtlry fir Eviry hi
lar You Spiri With COPLEY.
JT EZ W EL E R
OVER 31 YEARS IN JEWELRY IMSINESS
POWERS TO FORCE
AUSTRIA TO EXPLAIN
(Continued from Page One.)
ferenco Is duo to the fuct that the Turk"
ish envoys demanded tho revlutualllng
of tho fortress of Adrlanople as a pri
mary step. The delegates of the allied
JJaikan nations .replied .that that was nof.
a condition 'of the armistice drawn at
Tehatalja, The Turks thereupon stated
that in vfew of tho contention set tip- by
the allies they must npply to their gov
ernment,' for Instruction on that point"
Iliilienrlan Jleuilj- to llesnme War.
SOFT.V. Bulgaria, Dec. 21 -King 'Ferdi
nand of Bulgaria today addressed iari,, pr
der to the army expressing his apnre
elation of the work of the trqops during
the campaign in Turkey, The order com
mences. "By tho conclusion of -the' armistice be
tween the TUrklsh and the allied troopta
the first ierlod of the war with Turkey
has been concluded:
After a lengthy eulogy of the memor
able exploits achieved, It concludes:
"You should profit by the present mo I
ment to rest in order to prepare your- '
selves for fresh efforts, In which case
I have no doubt you will cover your ban
ners with now and Imperishable glory."
Special significance is attached in some
quarters to tho two sentences quoted
which are read as a warning to Turkey
that Bulgaria is still prepared to enforce
Its own peace terms. , ,
Premier Polncslre Optimistic. j
PABIB, Doc, 21. Premier' Polncajre was
very optimistic about the' ISuropeatv. sit
uation in a speech ho delivered today In
the Chamber of Deputies. Ho declared
that Servla would accept the suggestion
made by the ambassadors of the great
powers that it should obtain a commer
cial outlet on the Adriatic sea. He also
gava voice to the hop? that peaceln the
Balkans would soon be signed.' He added'
that If, unhappily, the negotiations be
tween tho delegates to tho peace confer
ence should.be broken off tho Kuropean
powers would quickly resort to media
tion. Argue for Kline in
INDIANAPOLIS, Deo, a.-As the elev
enth attorney to speak for tho defense.
the dynamite conspiracy trial in behalf
of Hiram It. Kline of Muncle, Ind., for
mer orKsniaer ror me united arotner-
hood of Carpntera and Jolnors.
Kline and Olaf A. Tveltrooe of Ban
Pranclsco are the only two of the forty
defendants not Identified with the iron-
The lawyer attacked the testimony of
Robert O. Itoss, who said union officials
In Detroit in 1910 plotted to blow up five
buildings under construction by open
Alfred R. Hovey, another attorney for
tho defense, charged that "tho govern
ment in this prosecution had been aided
by tho National Erectors' association?'
Four moro days are to be devoted' to
argument before the Jury receives Its In
structions to retire and vote upon Its
Eighth of Million-
LOS ANGELES, Cal , Dec. a.-AJlmony
in the sum of 1 25,000 was granted to Mrs.
Owen McCann by Judge Monroe in the.
superior court hero in a special session
lato last night. The defendant operates
a produce business in Pittsburgh. , Ta. !
Tho divorce case was concluded re
cently when Judge Monroe allowed the"
petition of Mrs. McCann on the ground
McCann complained against tho amount
of alimony and declared ha did not have
that much money available, but Judge
Monroe ordered him to raise It by mort
gaging his property if necessary.
BRITISH DOCTORS REJECT
GOVERNMENT'S LAST OFFER
LONDON, Dec 2t The British Medi
cal association has rejected tho final
terms offered by tho government for
service under the national health Insur
ance act. which will be inoperative with
out the ntd of doctors.
The original compensation fixed by Uie
government was $1.06 yearly for each In
sured patient, which with drugs and
other allowances brought tho amount up
to tXM. Later the government fixed tho
remuneration at $1.80, but the doctors de
clared the least they would accept was
The offer rejected tonight, according to
Chancellor Lloyd George, is tho last con
cession on tho part of the government,
-which threatens to Institute a stato medi
8 P. M.
& SONS CO.
GIFTS! GIFTS! GIFTS!
' Special sharp reductions for the last tw,o
days selling. Attractive cutlery and hardware
gifts that are useful" and lasting. Here are a few:
Cofrco Machine 17.50
or copper machines,
complete . . . .'
Casserole 13.25 Casseroles, in
handsome nickel do f
Pie Dishes $2.35 Plo Plates, In
Chafing DlshFlno, fun 8ize,
nickel plated,' complete,
at, ...... .....1 Sr
ANDlitoSS, plRB SETS and-
for tho ,.
' , KIREV PLACE
In holld brass or 'yrroughk Iron.
All at Special Low Prices.
Gotham Police Try
to Blook Inquiry
yjf yv VORK, Dec. 21. "If necessary we
1 will back a van un to nolica headouarters
I and Uko all tho records wo wish to ex-
j amine and bring them down to the City
Hall," declured members of the alder-
manic committee which Is investigating
New York police affairs, after a meeting
last night at which it was charged that'
the police wero trying to obstruct their
Investigations. "We will sit all night to
examine these records so that Pollco. Com
missioner Waldo may have use of the
documents in tho day time," the state con
tinued, "but we will have the records that
It was' declared that when the commit
tee visited headquarters yesterday It was
checked at every step by "silent treat
ment," none of the off Iclalsi volunteering
"If you want anything, subpoena it."
Only 6 Cents the Pound
Omaha's Quality Laundry
4 'WMli ft AI AIM ail ft
Irons all bed and tablo linen ready for use.
Starches all starched pieces ready to iron.
Saves you money nnd all annoyaneeB of wash day.
A man verjr rare,y bu'v. for himself a smoking Jacket or
Jrl. LlJcUl lounging robe, therefore, It's up to Santa Claus.
Ours aro modestly priced $3.50. $5.00. $7.50. $10 VP.
Browning, King- & Oo.
For the Holidays
in luakmg your Holiday selections of wines let us aid you
by placing at your disposqal tho advice of men who know the
courteous service of experienced clerks and the largest variety
of brands of good, Liquors.
Everything that's good to drink from champagne down to beer
A Christmas Souvenir of value
will be presented to our customers
Call and see our display of Imported German Steins, Wine
Sets, Sideboard. Decanters, Champagne Baskets, Fancy Boxes,
Cordial Sots, Fancy Kegs, etc.
A Store for Ladies As Well As Men.
Prompt Oity Delivery Phone Your Orde
Carrcrs Most complete assort
ment of genuinely good carv
ers, all on final Bale at.''
Pocket Knives 25 S.50 and
up to $5
Tool Chesta Many different
sizes. The best boys' gift In
Scroll Saws Greatly reduced
82.50 83.25 S4.50
Skates! Skates! Boys' and
Qlrls! all sizes. Tho best
makes, 76c to $4.50, all at
"No Snow" leaves a big over
stock". They all go Monday
nnd Tuesday at . . .20 OFF
Deputy Police Commissioner McKay is
quoted as replying to the committee's in
quiry. During Uie aidermanlo investigations
the names of eighteen pollco officers, .in
cluding two captains, seven lieutenant
and six detectives have been directly ac-i
cused by witnesses.
EPIDEMIC OF TYPHOID
IN GERMAN GARRISON
HANAU, Germany, Dea SI. An epi
demic of typhoid fever- has broken out
among tho troops of the garrison here.
Two hundred and eleven soldiers aro ly
ing in hospitals suffering from the dls
'caso. Tho river Main Is believed to bo
infected, and. if this proVos to be so the
healtli of the entire population will tm
Memorial for Late C. 11. Dcerc. .
MOLINE, 111.. Dec. 21. Mrs. C. H.
Deero and -Mrs. 'William Buttorwortli
today gave to tho city of Mollne thlr-
tnnn (Lorn tit vnlllnlil.. ntlv nmnurtv .
be known as Deere park, as a memorial
to tho late C. H. Deeie, founder of one or
Mollne's great Industries.
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