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THE BLE: OMAHA, WEDNESDAY, JAN L' Ait V 1, 15)13.
KINGS' DESCENDANTS TRACED
BlucBloodcd Americans All Are
Residents of Cities.
ONE REPRESENTATIVE IN IOWA
llr. Mary nlmrr Atlnro" nf Hn
litiqur I)crrnilcd from Wlllinm
tlii? Cnnqnrrnr, Arronllnit to
Inlit Stnrr Jonlnn.
SAN FnANClFCO, Cat., Dec. 31.-Kur-ihor
reports of Dr. David Starr .Ionian's
book on the -Ideal Eugenics," ioon to lie
puhi'sl el, htw that In Ills exhaustive
Mnd jf the orlKtns of American fum
111. s It Jordan has found that nil the
u memlnnts of royalty live In cltle. rural
Jltlnc-tn being unrepresented.
A doicti American cities nro accorded
;tscendants of kliiRa and queens, many
flcbi.ited personages being Included In
tflp doctor's list.
e.v York leads In the lists of In
d.Wduals, ImvIiiR seven, while Chicago
I only three.
''.inrlemagnc and Alfred the Great, ns
famous nnc'stors npponr to have the
largest representation. Dr. Jordan Ha
stens royalty to the various cities as
JMlows, all those nanr-d being Included In
the much longer list of those "cugcnically
New Yoilt-Vlnccnt Astor. descended
foom flobert Hrucc of Scotand; Mr. and
Mis. Asa O. Pettlbone. ClmrlemaKno,
Ahdrew Carnegie, Mnry Queen of Scots;
trs Homer Hlne Stuart, Hugh CapH
nf France; Mrs. William K. Strong and
Mrs. aeorgo Inner, Jr., Hdwnrd II of
riilcsBo-Mrs. Annie W. I. Kerfoot,
and Mrs. Thcron Itoyal "Woodward,
ISorton-MlM ISIcanor fours. Philip
Count nf Kgniont.
Unltlmore George Norhury Mackenzie,
Clrlemagne; Mrs Daniel A. Tloone,
Miss Ellen Howard Itaynrd and the
Unard and Carroll families. Conn
Oadlatha, king of Ireland.
Denver Mrs. Franklin n. Carpenter,
IMnard 1 of England. .
Dubuque. la. Mrs. Alary Newbury
Adams, William tho Conqueror.
Washington. D. C Mr. and Mrs. J.
Blone. Jr.. Alfred the Clreat.
nichmond, Vrt. Mrs. Anna Fltzliugh
"Walker, Alfred tho Great.
(Continued from Page Que.)
MASON CITY MAN SAVES
TWO DROWNING BOYS
MASON CITY, la., Dec. 3t.-(8peclal.)
Tin Phalen yesterday ruscned two boys
from drowning, ono after he had sunk
for tho last time and had gone to tho
bottom In six fect of water, and tho
other, one who had attempted the res
cue of the first, but was overcome and
would have been drowned had It not been
for Phalen. Frank Fnrrell, son of J. D,
Fnrrell, postofffco Inspector, Mid' gone to
akutc In crossing the Ice ho fell In.
He tried to get out, but finally gave up.
"Will Hlilnn, a. small 'boy, saw Fnrrell go
'down for tho last tlmo and Jumped In to
iomuio bin friend. Ho was overcome. It
Iso happened that Phalen came along at
this tlmo and seeing .the commotion,
Jiushed to tho opening, Jumped In and
vent down to tho bottom for Forrell
nnd brought Jilm Up. Ho hen. rescued
Shlnn, and With the assistance which
was then 'on shore both were taken out
Karrell was unconscious for some time,
but by herolo treatment life was brought
back. Tho doctors are doing all JJiey can
'for him and It Is probable he will get
I well. Shlnn was badly chilled.
! . .
'SHENANDOAH MAN VICTIM
OF PECULIAR FRAUD
SHENANDOAH, la., Dec. 31.-(SpeclaJ.)
,J. H. Armstrong of Shenandoah wop the
Ivl tlm of nn unusual swindle recently,
lite owns a fine winter residence In
Tampa, Fla., and wont thcro with his
ifamlly a month ago to spend Uie winter.
Ho found his residence- occupied by
(strangers, who refused to admit him, re-
fused possession, and denied all knowl
edge of htm. Investigation rovruled that
'the housekeeper left In charge, lust
spring had rented tho house nnd do
camped for parts unknown. .Negotiations
were under way for tho salo of tho prop
jrrty ond Mr. Armstrong arrived Just
in time to stop tho proceedings. A
(month s legal action was necessary to
regain, possession of his property.
TfKcbrr Unities Herself.
VYAnrtENSBUnO, Mo., Dec. J0.-Mlss
Ttuby Jones, a teacher In a school at
l.ewlstown. Mont, committed suicide by
hanging herself at tho home of her
tiarcnts near here today, ftho came home
to spend the holidays ana- has peen de
spondent because she feared her health
Paw Paw Pills
Munvon's Paw-Paw Pills are unllkn all
tuer laxatives or cathartics. Thy- coax
the liver Into activity, by gentle methods.
They do not acour. they no not grlpn.
had friends umotig the prisoners greeted
them slid exchanged words of comfort.
As soon ns the party entered the train-
the signal for departure was given. Thoro
whs no isicoring as the train pulled out
Atlornp I'llr l'rtltloiix.
Judge Anderson took under advisement
today a petition for a writ of crrror, filed
by the attorneys for ; tho thlrty-thrre
men under icntenro to Leavenworth
prison, nnd set Thursday at 10 o'slock
for n further hearing, when a prayer for
n wYlt of supersede nlso will bo filed.
Tho petition contained moro than 100
typewritten pages aW several tfmcs as
Judge Anderson read It he would remark
to Judge Chester II Kmm, St. IxjuIs, :
spokesman for the defense's counsel:
iludge, you'll have "to 'get a batter ob
jection than that."
That Is for tho higher court to say,"
replied Mr. Krum.
Hut that Is my Judgment" responded
United States District Attorney Charles
W. Miller, In asking that tie court delay
nctlon, declared much of' the petition' was
'Junk," and that he wished to havo time
to go over It carefully and eliminate such
parts as he said did not correspond to
tho records. Ho nsked'that the matter
go over until after New Year's day. The
hearing was In thy Judge's chambers.
Joseph Schwartz, Chicago, who was ar
rested during the trial on tho charge of
attempting to obstruct Justice by talking
to witnesses was released from Jail today
on his own recognizance1 after Judge An
derson had fixed his brtll at $1,000. DIs
trlct Attorney Miller said he would recom
mend the release of Fred Zeiss, ulso of
Chicago, who was arrested on the charge
pf committing perjury whlln a wltnefls.
James Couglln and James Cooiicy of
Chicago, two of tbo defendants roleascd
under suspended sontonccs, said they
hoped to spend New Tears at home.
MrMnnlKnl Ci.eo Itnrk.
Plans for tho remqvat to I.d Angeles
of Ortlo 13. McManlgal,, the dynamiter,
have been made, Ho will leave within a
short time In chargo 'of Malcolm Mc
Claron, a deputy of lon Angeles county,
hut tho tlmo of his departure will hot bo
McMnrilu'al'rf confession as a hired At-
stroyor of property, corroborated by wit
nesses, was responsible for many of the
convictions. He named a half dozen Iron
workers' officials as having met him at
tl)e direction of McNamara to show hlni
what jobs to blow up. Twice ue nas oeen
borrowed" by tho government from 'Los
After his disposal out there On his
plea of guilty, he Is returnable to the fed
jrol courtflhore for sentence. The, fact
that lidwanl Clark, another" dyn'amltef
Who pleaded guilty, was allowed his lib
erty Is regarded as an Indication that
MoMonlgal will be shown leniency. The
district attorney pleaded to the court
that Clark had "given valuable assist
ance to tho government." .
, Application n .Circuit Court,
CHICAGO, Deo., Si, Formal application
for writs to prevent tho removal of ths
convicUl')abor trailers In the dynamic
cases rrom inuinnapoiis to me inaerat
penitentiary at Leavenworth was made
today to Judge Seaman In the United
Ktates circuit cpurt of appeals. Judge Hto-
inan refused to take any nctlon, nuync
that he would be In Indianapolis on
Thursday and would consider the matter
there at that time. '
Attorney Zollne presented the request
for the writs.
Judge Seaman made It very plain that
although the defendants have been taken
to Fort Leavenworth they may bo ro
loused later on bonds.
TAKE MAGIOCITY TO SARPY
Charter Committee Suggests Chang
ing County Boundary Lines.
HOCTOR'S APPOINTEES INCUBATE
llnlrli tint Wonderful Plitn to lie
Inch Month Oninlin front Uonalnn
mill Mnkr It Srilmrli nf
Douglas county is to be punished,
Omaha Is to suffer, Marpy co'JSty la to bo
enlarged by the annexation of South
Omaha, and tho patriots who for so
many years have made tho Magic City a
Utopia of civic purity nnd official probity
ore to be continued In of.'Ice forever and
over. That Is, If tho wish of the chorter
revision committee appointed by Mayor
Hoc tor of South Omaha Is to be carried
It has "been known from the beginning
that the committee nppotnted by Hoctor
was antl.anncxatlonlst for many reasons.
Hut It In said that even tho citizens of
South Omaha hardly expected to see. such
patriots as Jqhn M. Tanner John IJ.
Watklns, Charles W. Sears, Tom Hoctor
and Joseph Klnkula giving the Magic
City away to Sarpy county. Yet this, In
fact,-, was the outcome of thf- pretentious
meeting held by the comrolttoo yesterday
morning In tho mayor's private office.
Mrrtlnic Win "Open."
Instrument, indeed onlytt dp,ea pot, seem
to have provided for rnbHgh money
spend for yght. Not a great Increase of
city funds, of course, the public Is ns
sured "Just a slight Increase.'! -The
committed also Informed the posscJeos
of the American frnnchlse that It would
sit from tlmo to time and graciously In
vites all citizens to come to sec It nnd
offer suggestions and advice to the torn
.mitten. Then the committee goes on to
say that the consolidation of the two cit
ies will be fully considered.
But the climax of the remarkable docj
ment U reached where the committee In
dicates that unmindful of nnythlng e.,se
than Its patriotic dirty, toward South
Omahn It will take up the ''much mooted
question of changing tho boundary lines
of Douglas county so" that South Omahrt
will become the county scat of Sarpy
The lovlim .Spirit.
To dat(!, with the exicptlon of an at
ticho of City Treasurer Glllln's office, no
one outsldo of tbe, committee and the of
fice holders "have ever 'entertained tho
thought of clipping the hem from the
robe of Imperial Douglas to make a cloak
for the shivering office holders of South
The ukase of the commltteo follows.
The committee nppolnted by the inoyor
for the pupose of considering necessary
amendments to the South Omnhi cAlv
charter an other legislation that per
tains to South Omaha. After due consider-'
niion or tnc onarter una nut few amend
Tho principal feature of the charter re
. quiring consideration nt this time Is the
sections mating -to putiiia improvements,
Mnvor Doctor n!l Mint IVi. m.MIni- sections mating 10 puouo improvements,
Aiaor uocior saw that the meeting um, ,hat ol1,y to Ul xtcnl of correcting
as to be on open one, but nono the less i certain sections that liavo been recently
the door was closed on a venturesome
newsgathercr who was anxious to Inform
the waiting public of the ponderous con
clusions of tho solons. Assistant City
Attorney Samuel L. Winters,- who went
Into the 'meeting with tho Intention of
urging soveral needed amendments, was
shunted to th'n rear and a suavo state
ment ns to tho perfection of the old
charter was Issued, Tanner was chief
maker of tho old charter. The work Is
so perfect that the public works have
been discontinued for more than a year
because of the litigation of sections of
WntMna Taken Ileitis.
Ilefore 'the meeting convened Mayor
Hoctor declared the chief purpose of the
committee was to draft a provisional
annexation bill looking (o a merger with
Omaha. Hchlnd tho doors of tho star
chamber the order was shifted. Hoctor
became a secondary figure and John II.
Watklns was Immediately .elevated to the
rharmttnshlp of the committee with
Charles W. Sears as secretary, The
linunlmlty with which the commltteo had
agreed to stir the Ire of the plain citi
zens seemed marvelous were It not for
the doubtful loyalty of S. U Winters, who
WanUi several sections of tho city charter
Committee tiincn I knar.
However, after sovcral hours' work the
bommlttee flnntlv irnt nut n. iiltruii-. It
tays tho charter has been a very good
passed upon and criticised by tho Cotlrts.
o increase in city tunas seems u be
required nt this time, except, perhaps, a
Sllcht Increase In the llclltlnir fund
The committee will hold public meet- '
lnga In tho council chamber at the cltv I
brill at stated Jutcrvnls, nnd Invites nil
citizens of South OtmUui to ho present nt
these, meetings and offer suggestions nnd
advice to the oommltte-e. 1
The consolidation of the cities of Omaha
nnd South Omaha at a time when the
physical gTbwth of the two cities will
mako such consolidation seem advisable,
upon terms that will, amply nnd fairly
protect the welfare" of the citizens of thfs
community, will be fully considered.
The further and much mooted question
of changing tho boundary lines of Doug
las and Harpy counties will also bo taken
up .and discussed, and. If the solution of
me matter ny tne presentation of the bill
THE new owners of The Nebraska
extend the" greetings of the season
to one and all.
Business is human service. To serve you faith
,T fully and well is our ambition. We especially re
quest this privilege during 1913.
rr rinr mi
JOHN A. SWANSON, Pres. WM. I. HOLZMAN, Treas.
Store Closed All Day New Years.
to tho legislature with the request for Its , recruiting station In the federal bulldUis
enactment Into law seems to bn tho mn.
friisus of tho opinion of the people of
South Omaha, such action will bo taken
by tho committee.
It Is tho wish of the committee that
suggestions on the part of any citizen
bo put In writing and submitted to tho
secretary nt tho earliest possible; date.
Address your communication to the
secretary of ,the charter committee, city
hall, South Omalia.
J. It. WATICINS,
J. M. TANNKIt,
S. I,. WINTKIUS.
C. W. SHAItS.
YOUTH PAYS DOCTOR
TO GET INTO THE NAVY
It cost C. D, Waggoner of Alnsworth.
Ntb.t a 3T doctor til It to get Into the navy,
but Tie camo up In good shaped at the
nnd Blgncd the papers. Young Waggoner
made application -"evernl davs ago, but
wpb rejected on account of nn abnormal
bony gTowth In his noce. Ho calledon
a surgeon and submitted to an operation.
Ho returned a normal young man. "It
cost me thirty-five bucks to got that cut
out" he said, "but I gucts It's worthtt.
1 nearly fell over when the doctor told
mo tho price." . '
CONTRACT LET FOR WASHING
WALLS OF FEDERAL HOME
The walls of the pestoffice and fedeml
building, consisting of 32,218 square ynrda
tire to be subjected to a thorough clcatr
ing for the first time In. seven years. Mda
for tho Job were opened u faw weeks ago,
and the contract has Just been awnrded
to Charles Mlddlemlss oC Omnha for fl.!W.
This was tho smallMt of. three b
received. Ulds ran from this figure up
to $2,310. ' This Is expe-'lcd ti bo a Job
that will occupy three inonlhH' of time.
Tho walls and woodwm'c are to be
washed and polished. Tho walls aru
painted, but through the seven yea.-s
past they have accumulated a greasy,
black slime, partly from tho heat pipes
and radiators, nnd mostly from the E.ct
In tho atmosphere of the city that has
settled upon tho -walls for yurs and been
thoroughly set there by alternate moisture
nnd drouth In the rooms.
The Persistent and Judicious Use of
Kewspaper Advertising Is the Road to
Old Omaha Pioneer
is Called by Death
Mrs. Susan IUch, 82 years of age, died
this morning at her home, 1667 North
Seventeenth street. Sho had been stendllv
declining for some time and the end
came with all of tho Immediate family
present. She was born In Km;land, bi.t
left there early In life and after resid
ing in Canada for a while came to
Omaha In 1867. where she since lived.
Sho Is survived by her husband, Thomns
Rich, two daughters, Mrs. Lizzie Thomp
son and Mrs. Mary Rich Yeats, and one
son, Thomas C. Rich, all of this city.
She was a member of the Douglas County
Pioneer 'association and In religion be
longed to tho English Episcopal church
of the Good Shepard.
CONSTABLE WILL RECOVER:
ASSAILANT BOUND OVER
SHENANDOAH, la,, Dec Sl.-Spccial.)
Kvert Vaughn, who stabbed Constable
William Simmons Friday night, waived
preliminary hearing and ' was taken to
the county Jail at Clarlndu this afternoon
to await trial at the February term of
court, Simmons Is slightly better nnd
has 11 chance for recovery.
Vaughn slabbed Simmons threo times
when arretted for disturbing tho poace
when returning with a party of roisterers
from n danco Friday night. Simmons'
daughter, Mrs. Warden, saw tho fracas
and rushed out of the houso with a
shotgun. Bhe yaa about to empty the
gun into Vaughn's face when tho man's
friends knocked tho gun out of her hands.
Vaughn Is 20 years old and waa mar
ried two weeks ago. He will be tried
for assault with Intent to commit murder
Prank C. I, en.
rAinnUnY, Neb., Dec. 21. (Special.)
Frank C. Ia died of tuberculosts at the
home of hfs brother, W. II. Lea, J jo was
born In Hluo Itaplds. Kan., January 23,
15S2, and was the son of Mr. and Mrs.
V. II. Lea. JJe oame- to Falrbury In 1901
and since that time has been In the
train service of the Rock Island railroad.
He was a member of the Denovoleut, Pro
tective Order of Elks, and also the Order
be Hallway Trainmen. Both of theio
orders attended the1 funeral In a body.
Mrs. Catherine' Wnllncr.
Mrs. Catherine Wallace, aged 70 years,
died early Monday morning at tier resi
dence, 2532 Poppleton avenue. Funeral
service's" wilt "be held Wednesday after
noon at St. Peter's church at 5 o'clock.
Ilmv do not weaken: but they do atnrt Interment will he In Hnlv KniilMt.
n ine secreiion. wp iw ana atom- cemetery. Mrs. Wallace Is survived by
Sans n a healthy condition ind i cor. 1lftr husband. John Wallace, In the quar-
rects constipation. 1
Munyont paw-Paw rills are a tonic
to the stomach, liver and nerves The-'
Invigorate Instead of, weaken; they en
rich the blood (natead of impoverish 11.
thcy.enable the stonlach to get all the
nourishment from food that Is put Into
inese puis contain no calomel, no
topthliiK, healing and
sUmulatlng. They school the bowels to
art without physic- Price 25 cent. All
let-master's department of tjie army sup
ply depot, and a son.
' Mrs. C. A. Ilordera.
KEARNEY. Neb., D-c. 31.-(8peclaU-Mrs.
C. A. norders of West Twenty,
fourth street, died Monday, after having
been bedfast for the last thrvo months
Sho was a Uttln past M years old and her
death Is attributed to senility. She made
her home with two unmarried daughters,
Misses Kffle and IVobecca Borders, who
survive her. as does her son, John Bor
ders, deputy sheriff of Buffalo county
H t her In iff 1 raves.
OVERTON. Teb., Dec 31. (Special.)
Phillip Etherton of Overton, Neb., and
Miss Ethel a raves of Lcneca, Neb., were
married at Mullen last Ftlday. Mr
Ktherton has been a resident jof Overton
for a .number of years. Miss Graves Is
the daughter of T. Graves, a- large ranch
man near Lcneca.
Miss Hattle A. Lowell, daughter or Mi
and Mrs. Eugene V. lxwel(, and Ita
Ctiambcrlaln. both of Ashluud. Neb were
. mrried by lU v. Charlui VV. SuviUge ul
It ilu hiv Moli'ln.- at 2 JO.
1 Suits and Coats
at Less Than
oi Ladies' Suits, Coals, Skirts and Furs
Starts Thursday morning, January 2d,, at 8:30
We will place qn sale the entire stock of The FAMOUS CLOAK
CO- formerly located at 1609 Farnam St., at unheard of prices
prices that will startle youprices that will bring every woman
within this vicinity to this BIG SALE.
This stock consists of high grade Ladies Suits, .Coats, Fur
Coats, Woo! & Silk Dresses, Silk Gowns, 8c Fur Sets will
be sold at less than cost of material. Every garment is up-to-date and
new, as the Famous Cloak Co. bought only high grade SUITS, COATS
and FURS from the best tailors and furriers of the land.
FUR COATS, Cloth Coats and Pony Coats, that are
beautiful, Velvet Suits, Cloth Suits and Fancy Dresses that
are magnificent. Fur Sets, Fur Muffs, Fur Scarfs that will be
admired. You will be amazed at the large selection you will have to
choose from., So don't delay. Come Thursday and expect the
biggest bargains the biggest values for less money than
you ever bought before.
W0 I Fpb $351) "I "5150
fr7"18 $9.75 $12.50 $3.98
$15.00 $20.00 S25.00 oR nn
$10.00 Fancy Novelty Plush PonevGoats
Black Kersey Coats Coats Coats Coats cio t?n
$2.48 $4.98 $7.98 $9.75 fris.au
-- $35.00 $10.00 $15.00 jognrj
$75.00 Broad Cloth Voil Hudson pPf, ' qfit
Velour Goats Suits Skirts Lynx Sets i -i l
$24.85 $9.75 $2.98 $4.98
'$),'50 Come $15.00 $1 50
$4,00 and $5.00 Hats French Early Willow and VfilonrHat
98c Hats for Ostrich Plumes V,.
$1.98 Millinery $ 4.98 '
Every garment marked in plain figures no mail orders filled.
nTAS7":ST' Crrownst Store n the WEST"
$5, $9 and $10
In this stock I
we have a large
assortment of I
extra sizes in
coats and skirts
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