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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 3, 1913)
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SUSTAINS THE UNION PACIFIC mm
tJ. S. Supreme Court Uphold Road in
WITHOUT LEGAL AUTHORITY
Prior In PamaitRf of Ihr 'orrl Act
Company Win Powerless to Sell
Any Purl of the Pe
manrnl Hrnnt, (
One of the most Important of recent
rourt decisions affectlne th t'nlon Pn- 1
ctflc railroad, was handed down by thfl
t'nlted States supreme court at Washing
ton Monday In the famous Colorado and
Wyoming right-of-way controversy. ln
der the Interpretation of the court's de
tree, the railroad Is sustained In Its con
tention that landowners ndjolnlng Its
tlght-of-way across the. country could
rot gain title by adverse possession, to
parts of the right-of-way which they had
occupied and farmed for the statutory
period before the pawnge of the Norrls
act by congress In 191!.
This supreme court victory preserves
to the railroad all of Its 409-foot right-of-way
that had not been regularly deeded
away, and prevents the validation nf
titles based merely upon advorso posses -
slon prior to 1912 without deed, !
Hy the terms of the decree, the Norrls
a t Is not restroactlve. and adverse
posseslon under claim of title must ho ;
for the statutory period after 1912, In o"-
der to confer title upon the occupier of
the right-of-way claimed. Adverse pos-
session, before the passage of the law
of 1912, Is not good In validating title.
according to the supreme court.
Provision of Xnrrls Act.
Prior to the passage of the so-called j
Norrls act In 1S1I, the railroad company,
was without legal authority to sell or !
dispose of any portion of Its tOO-foot right-1 .
of-way granted by congress, and It could j i
not lose It by adverse possession, The
I'nlon Pacific mnde no objection to tho
Norrls act In to far as It attempted to
validate deeds given by Its predecessors,
and publicly anhounced some time ago
that It would give quit claim deeds In
aM such Instances whenever requested.
It did object to the validation of titles
based on adverse possession and con
tended that the Jaw aa passed In 1912 only
gave effect to the possession which ex
isted for tho statutory period after the
law was passed. The adjoining land
owners claimed that the law made effect
ive adverse possession which had been
held prior to Its passage. The decision
of the supreme court turned upon this
point, the court holding that the law
was not retroactive, and that the posses.
slon which took place before the law 1
was passed was not to be considered
Ij I g h t color.
Jewelry and Silverware Always Welcome Gifts
Sterling Silver Toilet Ware
Sterling Silver Military ro
Urushes In a fancy box at.. ,
very neavy mernng silver Mill- mm JI
tary immhew In silk box, set, at . ..pfl ft
Sterling silver Toilet Sets. comb,t)in
brush and mirror, 1 patterns p 111
Solid Gold Jewelry
Solid Hold Pendant I.a Vail
leres, set with amythest, ruby,
urquolsc. sapphire and eo bB
pearls, worth J5, at
Other Ja Vallleres, up
Solid Hold Kings, set with
beautiful pink coral cameo,
Brlal ,....,$5 and $5.91
Solid Pold Tie Clasps,
Solid Oold Hiir Pins.
special at . . .
Men s Solid Oold Lapel
.t'halnn at , .
Mesh and Leather Bags
C German Silver Mesh Dags, 7
1 noli frame, ring' mesh, kid a no
lined, nt .......... .'
G Leather Dags, real seal, real
walrus, real pin seal, real morocco.
In all colors and all new to AO
smart shapes, at. ...........
Gold Filled Jewelry
1 2 Oold Filled Pendan t La
Vallleres, special at. each..,.
II Heauty Pin Sets 1 bar and 1
Hcauty 1'lrm In fancy holly
l.a Vallleres, gold filled and
Sterling Silver, at
Silver Plated Ware
Very fine Oerman Silver Van
ity Cases, regular 11 ca
alue. at B"c
tl quality Oerman Silver eg.
Cigarette Cases, special...3""
Sliver Plated Comb. Ilrunh
and Mirror Sets, n a 9 AO
A nice box, at t.90
Quadruple Plated Shaving Mug.
with Porcelain lined cuds nnd
? badger hair brush, In fancy
lined case, spe- 4 7C.0 Efl
dally priced at. '
Quadruple Plated Smoking Sets
four pieces tray, cigar Jar,
ash tray and match M 7n
box, special at
Solid Brass Novelties
' Ash Trays and Combination Smokers'
TITTB BEAD BAGS They come In all
colors, neaunmi designs,
worth up to $7, at
A Wonderland Filled 7h"h Newest Xmas Toys
This Is tho 8TOIIH THAT HAH KvBIlYTIIING Every European noveltv In Tovs
every new character doll, every unique game every gift that the leading toy makers In
the world have conceived for children this year In this fairyland of toys you will
find scores and scores of novelties for the little folks that you cannot possibly see any
whero else. This Is Omaha's complete nnd modern Toyland.
Kor children, 4 to 15 years, The new model
are equipped with adjustable wind shield
extra wheel, wiu
fenders, with rlcl
enameled finish li
black and colnrs
$30 down to $3.91
"The Dutch Mill" is
Open for Business
A combination delicatessen nnd muslo
store to be known as 'The Dutch Mill"
has been opened at 1618 Harney street.
The Interior of the establishment Is cm
lielllihed with distinctly Dutch decorations
and the girl attendants In the cafe de
larlment arc dressed In Holland costume.
The setting Is quite picturesque and there
Is practically everything handled In the
There Is a music department In which
It Is possible to get any kind of sheet
music, there Is a bakery department that
offers everything In the way of bakery
goods, candles and Ice cream, and there
are also a lot of other novelties carried
The store Is practically like the one
now being conducted In Denver and
promises to be just aa popular as Is that
In the Colorado metropolis, Theron D.
Dennett, head of the company, was un
able to get here for the opening nnd hla
Place was taken by Taylor C. White of
the Denver store.
Oeorge E. Springer, formerly manager
of Orkln'a sheet muslo department, haa
chargo of the music at tho new store.
to Be "Nameless"
An order just Issued by Postmaster
General A. B. Burleson renders all United
States postofflce officials and attaches
"nameless." At least, they are to be so
regarded In communications within tho
department. In the future communica
tions to the postmaster of Omaha, for In
stance, will be address not to "John C.
Wharton. Postmaster," but to "Post
master, Omaha, Neb,"
The order Is Intended to Invoke the
niceties of efficiency to eliminate In
the postal department every factor that
Is antagonistic to Its most economical
Not only Is It provided that no aur
namea shall be employed In official com
munications, but also that other forms
now deemed superfluous shall be dis
pensed with, No longer are salutations
and complimentary subscriptions to be
used, a ban having been put on "Dear
Sir," Very truly yours" and like expres
sions, The order decrees, too, that all
such preambles aa "In answer to yours
of the 25th Inst." are unnecessary
Brevity. It polnta out. should be em
ployed whenever possible, unless It be
at the risk of positive discourtesy.
The new order applies to every depart
ment In every postofflce In the United
See the new dolls
nt the doll counter
dressed In latest
See the hundred
of cute baby dolls
and kewples, at
$10 down to lOo
The best and most
sensible gift for
pedes .Vino ballbearing
$15 down to t)l.39
1 1 1 ed complete
. rich silk, plush
and velour, rubber
. tired a r 1 1 1 I ery
wheels, at ..S7.SO
down to ...,$3.98
boa rds, dressers,
china cabin ots,
book cases, eta
H and even lessi
than half regular
I jg: $36 down to $1 jj
!7 A yV'v I j"OR a real sensible, useful and
I M A acceptable Christmas gift to
Wtpt(Y V w'k mother or sister, we recom-
ffifi i vv mend this remarkable
1L ',VOTkf NEMO 1914 SPECIAL )$O00
WMWJ CHRISTMAS CORSET 6
ItV TrlSr n dvnco model for next season.
Iff 1 1 I If Modish long skirt, popular low butt; soml-
$l 1 1 I elastic bands make the Ions; skirt e9j and
fij I 've "plendld physical support.
(Si 1 1 I I NT "Se,f-Redudn"-but ultble
$V I I IJN('" for average full figures, also slender
iCLaX NOW ON SALE, but only a limited
' Tyl j iMjjfujTL lot can't last long. Each in a special
M HsS?nlOV Christmas bar. Make selection before
1 I 1 CHRISTMAS SPECIAL.
on track, Electric Trains on track,
Steam Engines, Moving Picturo
c h a n i c a 1
tion Toys, at
t 40 to S25
20 to 65 games
can bo played
08b to S4.50
after fifty years
The story of the breaking of
tho first ground for the Overland
Houte in Omaha 50 years ago to
day, (he laying of the first rails
in 1SG5 and completion in 1869,
under conditions almost impos
sible is a romance in itself, and
the story of improvements in the
route and in equipment, taken
step by step, is a thesis for schol
ars in efficiency.
Spanning the Great American
Desert, bringing in settlers to till
.the soil and make of the waste
places the Garden Spot of tho
World was the problem that con
fronted the builders of this great
transcontinental railroad a task
that seemed impossible. Unwav
ering faith in the Great West and.
a determination that scorned de
feat finally brought about tho de
On this tho Fiftieth Anniversary, the Union Pacific UallrnnH rnmnnnv ,i.cirna f n .
tentlon again to its direct route to the Pacific Coasils fupcrlof roSd'tlouble track 1,
did tra0hNevIceBn ' 8heman BraVCl ba"a8t neW steeI calpment an iu 'spfri-
5 Trains to California Every Day
2 Trains to the Pacific Northwest Every Day
3 Trains to Colorado Every Day
VVith the : reasonable i support of tho people located in tho territory throuch which its Unas
operate, the Union Pacific will continue to aorve as it lias for the past half century!
L. BEINDORFF, C. P. & T. A.
1324 Farnam St., Omaha, Neb. Phone Doug. 3C4
en -mm noil
ON MAIN FLOOR
Made of soft patent leather, dull
Calf ekln and suede, In button fitylon;
all new, denlrable lasts, in broken
Tho High Quality Shoes That Sell
iteRtunriy at i.ou,
$4.00 and Kven
85.00 a I'nlr, at. . . ,
Women's Felt Slippers
Very fine quality felt, in fancy pat
terns, padded wool notes, a -a nn
warm morning slippers, l K
In all aires, at pX.tU
New White Goods :1
and WASH GOODS nasement
Fin e quality Egyptian Silk Crepe de
Chine. In pink, light blue, canary, yel-
low, lavender, Nell rose and
white, 36 Inches wide, yd.
r or z KM
ism m mm m am m MSt a av a w im
McKENNEYS SAVE YOU MONEY
JUST THINK A OOLD CKOWN KOIt ?.00 tlmt yon pay the avcrngo dcntlH .$0, $8 or $10 for.
Harked by .McKenncj's reputntlon and "innlco koo1" policy.
SEE OUR BEAUTIFUL OFFICES AND HAVE TEETH EXAMINED FREE
Gold Crowns gs? $3.00 Silver Fillings 50c
Bridge Work S53.00 Wonder Plates KSS"...$5
Gas or Somnoformo for Painless Extracting
8:30 A. M. to
10 to 1.
The McKenney Dental Company
Corner 14th and Farnam, Over Union Pacific Ticket Office.
Bilk and Cotton jaoquard Crepe, a
popular fabrlo for street or renlng
ffowDi, all new shades, SOo tr
Quality. 87 Inches wide, per MC
White KiiKlUh nrocaded Madras
eplcndld assortment nf pntterun fur
lingerie waists, 27 Inches
I1KST ailADK 15c INDIA t g
I.INON. 27 INOMUS WIUK. 1 )r
BPUCIAI.. YAHD, AT vl
Troup Decides Water
Judee Troup's decUlon In the tax rase
against th water board. In which the
cities of Florence and South Omaha
sousht to collect taxes for the board's
occupation of property In their Jtirlsdlc
tlons. was returned In favor of tho ie.
fendant In rendering his decree he did
o, he said, because the law so prescribed,
however, In his estimation, the law In
that particular behalf Is not In color of
According to his views, the water board
enjoys tho privileges that any other real,
rtlent of 1'lorence. for Instance, enjoy, and
It Is on a par as to the expense of the
city's upkeep Just as much as any person
Dr corporation owning property there.
The case Involves several thousand dol
lars in taxes.
Next Saturday We Will Conduct a Wonderful
Sale of Overcoats
AND MEN'S WINTER SUITS
The Entire Surplus Stock of a Chicago Manufacturer 3
At Values That are Positively Sensational
BSSSSSSI I IIMSS '"
For Real Wear
Good old-fashioned horse
blankets, made of best materl
als, put together right nnd guar
anteed tor a ye
Old Honesty blankets havean outer
coverinc of heavv brown duck
strong, durable tent duck that will
stand the wear and tear. The blank
ets are warm lined, lock-stitch
quilted, strongly reinforced.
Stable blankets, with two attached
7 Hrthl.rVM. Itlcritri.itthUnkitti.wllh
A : ---r . . j -
V aouoie irontiicneri. jj..vjnci H.uu.
Examine a genuine Old Honesty
at ino narnets store.
Bemla Dlanket Company
I . I
a -, 7 j irtiA s
li i jx mjWK. a Tfc i
x a '- ! ii" i i i n in am i
l M&5 XHR' liasCTlaT2f,sBsssWsfc'1f ffffl
V Ksi;Mr Hi i I IMP II
WWrnm Dixie Limited
See the Window Displays
I . .
TEMPERATURE AND RAIN
LAST MONTH ABOVE NORMAL
In the summary of the weather for
last month by the United States Depart
ment of Agriculture weather bureau for
Omaha and vldnlty, It Is shown that the
average dally excels of temperature
above normal was plus 8.7 decrees.
In precipitation the total for November
was 1 li. an excess of .(a Inches over the
normal month. There were four clear
days, fourttn partly cloudy and twelve
Watch the Daily Papers !
UNION PACIFIC DID NOT
VIOLATE SHIPPING LAW
The .Union 1'aclflc railway company, de
fendant In a suit brought by the United
etates government Making to have Im
posed a Vfi fine for an alleged viola
tion of the twenty-elght-hour law. an
act regulating the shlptMng of live stok.
was awarded a verdict by a Jury In thf
United Rates district court The C&sf-1
was heard before Judge I'uge Morris of
The act complained ot u U con
uectlon with the transportation over the
defendant company's lines of l.dW sheep
from Medicine How, Wyo., to tfouth
Omaha. The government sought to prove
that the stock had been confined in
cars without, having ben unloaded for
water, feed and rest, for mora than
Uve experienced aaiemen to handle
our line in the states nf Nebraska, South
Dakota. Missouri and Kansas. Give full
Information In first letter, dunther Con
fection Si Chocolate Co-, ItC W. Jacksoa
Blvd., Chicago, 111.
I BURGLAR KNOCKS AT nnrm
AND THEN HOLDS UP WOMAN
Mrs. 1- Jensen. Salt South Thirtieth
ttreet, was called to the back door of
her homo Monday evening by an In
klstent knock, and upon opening It was
greeted by a large caliber revolver
thrust beneath her nose and the demand
of an unkempt Individual for money
Mr. Jjnsen handled him her nocketbook.
containing li, and with a grumble about
the smallness nf the amount the fellow
disappeared. A good description of the
Individual is In the hands of the police.
Office For Rent
The large room on ground
floor of Bee Building, oc
cupied by the Havens
White Coal Co.
Nice Farnam street front,
age. About 1,500 square
feet of floor space with
large vault. Extra en
trance from court of the
Fine office fixtures are of
fered for sale. Apply to
N. P, Feil, Bee office.
A New Train To
From Chicago and St. Louis dally, Commencing December 7th over the
Louisville & Nashville R. R.
And connctInf lines (
Leaves Chicago - - - - - 11:10 am.
Leaves St. Louis - 3:00 pin.
Arrives Jacksonville next day - - - 8:10 pm.
Electric lightod with coache. dining car. drawing room, compartment and obaenraUon
The moil popular all year train to Florida
Leaves Chicago, Dearborn Station - - . 9:10 pro.
Arrives Jacksonville second morning - - 7:50 am.
Electric lighted with coache. dining car. drawing room, compartment and obturation
Leaves St. Louis - - - - - 9:00 pm.
Arrives Jacksonville second morning - - 7:50 am.
Through drawing room electric lighted deeping car, all meal in dining car.
For full particular, fare, folders and reservation addre
P. W. MORROW, N. W. P. A.
332 Marquette Bid. Chicago. 111.
R. C. WALUS. D. P. A.
312 North 8th St. St. LouU, Mo.
ROOMS The Best Variety. The Bee classified pages
carry advertisements of the best rooms and apartments for
rent in the city. Phone your ad to Tyler 1000.
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