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WEBSTER CHANGES HIS PLEA
Street Car Company Attorney Has
tensto Defend Allegation.
FRANCHISE IS NOT AN ISSUE
Cltr Instil AdTlarm Make Corpora
tion Lairrer llnstle nnd lie llnr
rledlr Wntvf Lorrer. Fnre
An allegation on the part of the street
railway company that Us franchise per
mits It to charge 6-cent fares and that
a, lower rate enforced by the city would
be confiscatory made In Its Injunction
suit against the city to prevent the seven-for-a-quarter
election, was quickly at
tacked In court by the city's attorneys,
and Attdrney John I Webster, for the
street railway company, was forced to
Tl!tth In din front and nnnnlinrit thnt hft
nover Intended to make this point an Is-
Mr. Webster said ho only put this nl-
miirht Ktinnnrt it nt noma future unta in
possible continued litigation wnicn mignt
ivaiiirDT i i v ii 1 1.- ii i ri mini in inn tiii'h
uh.v micr viia rauaa iCBiiuuuiiK uiuur
iirq Deen moaiucu to aiiow ine ciecuon
commission to go on .with preparations
for the election. As a result tho big qucs-
ii.nt rata TVi a nltv nttnmmn fn raMn
,i . ...r.-
Ihn rtnlnt htf n trintlnn rcnllpstlnlP Mr.
.. . I ... , .......11 mti.f tin
IIWUBLCI III BUWItI 41. "VI" ii iiii. .w
tn.nnr nv hm niietmLianH reKarumc liig
The hearing on the merits of tho In-
iiitirrinn Mil i r im f m st i ii i sf i in i-iiihu uu
today on numerous other legal points
raised by tne street railway company.
r resident jjenies
I WASH1NOTON. Vb. IS. Tn n. letter to
Kv. W. Prescott, editor of the Protestant
f magazine, published here. President Wil
son has denied emphatically that his
correspondence is handled with religious
prejudice by his Secretary Joseph P.
Tumulty. Tho president's letter made
public today by the magazine follows:
"My dear sir: Allow mo to acknowledge
tho receipt of your letter of January 15
, and to thank you for your candor In
writing me. ,
"I beg leave V assure you that the
Impression that any" part of my corres-
Pondence Is withheld from mo in any
-circumstances by my secretary on ac
count of religious predilections on his
part Is absurdly and utterly false. I
venturo to say that no president ever
bad moro frank and satisfactory rela
tions with his secretary than't have with
mine. The whole of my correspondence
Is constantly opened by me. Mr. Tumulty
Is moro prompt, perhaps, to call my at
tention to matters in which his prejudice
Is supposed, to bo engaged than other
matters to which ho Is relatively Indif
ferent. "Of course, I need hardly add, I am
not speaking from an Impression, but
from knowledge of Just how my corres
pondence, is "handled. .
Xlackacbe nnd Rheumatltni Vanish
Men and womerf having backache, rheu
matism, stiff and swollen Joints are hon
estly glad to know that Foley Kidney
Pills are successful everywhere In driv
ing out these ills. That is because Foley
Kidney Pills nro a title medicine and
quickly effective in all diseases that re
sult from weak, inactive kidneys and
vrinary Irregularities. He v. O M.
Knighton, Havanna, Fla., writes: I suf
fered intense pain in kidneys and back,
but after taking Foley Kidney Pills all
my pains disappeared, and though I am
65 years old, I feel like a young man
again." For sale by all dealers every
whereAdvertisement. Prisoner Poisons
Self While Judge
KANKAKEE. I1L, Feb. Jg. Arthur
Clark took a slow poison today In the
court room of Judge C. B. Campbell, while
tho JurUt was reading Instructions to he
jury In the case of the state against Clark
lor obtaining money under falso pre
tenses. Court wus adjourned, Clark taken
back to jail and a doctor was called.
Tho physician worked over Clark for
hours, and expressed fear that the man
Clark was arrested several Weeks ago
and Indicted on complaint of his father-in-law,
K. P. Johnson, a retired capitalist.
Johnson charged that Clark married
Miss Johnson under falsa representations
to obtain money. Clark's fvlfe later filed
suit for divorce.
Beware of Boils THEIR
Very Appearance Denotes a
Blood Condition That Requires
At the first appearance of pimples
and bolls the blood should bp given a
Rood searching Internal bath with
8. 8. B., the greatest blood purifier
known to man.
This remarkable remedy has the pe
culiar action of soaking through the
Intestines directly into the blood. In
a few minutes Its Influence is at work
In every artery, vein and tiny capil
lary. Every membrane, every organ
of the body, every emunctory becomes
in effect a filter to strain the blood
or impurities. The stimulating prop-'
ertles of 8. 8. 8. compel the skin.
liver, bowels, Sidneys, bladder, to all
work to the ' one end of casting out
every Irritating, every paln-lnfllcting
atom of poison! It dislodges by irrlga
etlon all accumulations in the joints,
causes acid accretions to dissolve, ren
ders them neutral and scatters those
peculiar formations In the skin that
cause bolls and other skin eruptions.
And Ut of alt tills remarksMe remedy
ti welcome to the WHkfit stomach. In a Ttry
brief time 8. 8. 8. lias the KcoostructlTs
process so under control that remarkable chances
All eruptive places beal, mji- '
tcrloua pains and aches hire dltappeared, and
from bead to foot there Is a conscious sensation
ett renewed health. That atraneft tnnodr. Rinrhlfl
feelln of depression U lifted and the entire!
system responds with surprising rnergr-
You csn get 8, 8. 8. at any drag store,
tlevsre of any effort to sU jon sunethlog
.... . . . I ' -1 ... . a ,, , . .
recollsr cae and you desire eipert adflce. write
to The 8lft BpeclfiC Co.,
Omaha Business Men Give Dinner for
Speakers' Tnblo nt Banquot Givon Tuesday Evening at Coiu
. mercial Club in Honor of "W. A. Fruzor, Sovereign Com
mander of the Woodmen of tho "World, Who, Since Succeed
ing J. 0. Boot, Has Made it Plain That He is Strong for
GRAFF TALKSjON SYMBOLISM
Says Classification of Poetical Sym
bols Fails Through Theology.
POEM IS UNWRITTEN
of Teachers Trntnlnjr
Class That Much Work Is Narrow
in Its Interpretation of Nature
and Is Not Unman,
Speaking on tho -subject of "Symbolism
In Poetry," Superintendent E. U. Graff
of the public schools told tho alumnae of
the teachers' training class yesterday
afternoon at tho city hall that attempts
to scientifically classify symbols had
failed because the work assumed too
much tho direction of theology.
'When literature has a book In which
the symbolism of things Is scientifically
opened, It will be the poem of the world,"
said Superintendent Graff.
In criticising these attempts to "scien
tifically open" tho symbolism of things,
Superintendent Graff said the "theolog
ical bias" fatally 'harrowed tho Inter
pretation of nature and did not leave the
work "universal and human."
"My attenton was first directed to this
subject by a sentence of Emerson, In his
essay on Swedenborg. He is discussing
Swedenborg's doctrine of' representations
ana correspondences, which is. briefly.
that the physical world Is purely sym
bolic of the spiritual world; that If we
express a natural truth In physical
terms and convert these terms Into cor
responding spiritual terms, wo shall, by
this means, elicit a spiritual truth.
"This symbolism, Emerson states, Is
implied In all poetry, In allegory, In fable.
In the uso of emblems, and In the struc
ture of language. The poets, lnasfar as
they are poets, use ltp but it Is known to
them only as the magnet was known for
ages, as a toy.
"And down- to this hour Utcraturo has
no book In which the symbolism of
things Is scientifically opened. Swenden
borg's design of exhibiting such cor
respondences, If adequately executed,
would be the poem of the world, was nar
rowed anddefeatcd by the exclusive theo
logical direction which his inquiries took.
His perception of nature Is not unlverslal
and human, but Is mystical and He
braic. His theological bias thus fatally
narrowed his Interpretation of nature,
and the dictionary of symbols Is yet to
bo written. But the Interpreter whom
mankind must still expect will find no
predecessor who has approached so npar
the true problem."
To show tho part played by symbolism
In literature, Superintendent Griff read
from many poets, pointing" out that 'this
method of explaining and teaching was
a natural tendency. Continuing, he said of
symbolism, literature, poetry, and all
"Even a superficial examination re
veals an extensive use of symbolism
In all our thinking. The mind, penetrated
with this thought, projects it outward on
whatever it beholds. The lovor sees re
minders of his mistress In every beauti
ful object; tho saint an argument for
devotion In every natural process; and
the facility with which nature lends itself
to the thoughts of man; the aptness with
which a river, a flower, a bird, a fire, a
day, or night, can express his fortunes,
is as if the world were only a disguised
man, and, with a change of form, ren
dered to him all his experlenoe,
"This necessity of thinking in comparl
eons, of learning the unknown through
the known, of seeing the Ideal In the real.
I as pervasive of literature and poetry
as it is or our mental life."
KNOCKS EXPRESS AGENT
DOWN: STEALS THOUSANDS
FARMINGTON, III.. Feb. 1S.-A stranger
walked Into the Adams Express company
office tonight knocked down C. L. Brown,
the express agent, unconscious, and es
caped with a package containing ,6,400.
The currency was consigned to a Chicago
Brown was found bound and gagged
an hour later, but he did not regain
consciousness for two hours. Physicians
say his skull Is fractured, and he prob
ably will die. He Is unable to give a
description of the roober. Bloodhounds
will be placed on the trail.
BR00KYN WOMAN IS
MARRIED TO ITALIAN DUKE
NEW YORK, Feb. 18.-Mlss Elizabeth
Francis Hanan, daughter of the late
James Hanan of Brooklyn, was married
to Duke Don Arturo De Mako Purazzol
of Italy, In St Thomas' church at noon
today. Tho bride Is a descendant of ono
of the oldest families In America. The
was performed by the Rev.
Dr. Ernest M. Stlres, rector of the
church. Mrs. John H. Hanan was
matron of honor. The Italian consul.
I General Fara nJ. was best man
proxy for Conte Kaetanl Le Laurengana,
me auKe s uncie
Boyer Faces Trial
on Charge of Selling
Bogus Elk's Teeth
LINCOLN, Neb., Feb. IS. Witnesses
from Now York City, Seattle, Wash.;
Sacramento, Cal.; Ked Lodge, Mont.; Ce
dar Rapids, la.; Rapid City, 8. D,; Dead
wood, S. D., and Omaha, wero In federal
court today tfrvtostlty In the caso of the
United States against 'Ray C. Uoyer of
Lincoln, who Is on trial beforo the petit
Jury In the United Slates court. Boyer
Is charged with selling Imitation elk
tcoth to a number of Jewelers as genuine,
and Is charged with having used the
malls In carrying out his alleged scheme
to defraud. Twenty-four witnesses have
It is claimed by tho government that
Boyer hadylelk teeth manufactured, and
that ho represented to the persons to
whom he sold them that they were gen
uine teeth and that they .had been dug
out of Indians' graves In the west.
Weighing of Mails
on Railroads Starts
At one mlnuto after 12 Inst night the
gigantic task of weighing tho malls on
all railroads west of the Missouri river
started. This comprises what Is known
as the Fourth mall weighing district,
and upon tho weights determined during
the next 105 days tho United States will
make contracts with tho railroads for
the carrying of the malls for the next
four years. The total amount Involved
In these mall contracts is 350,000,000 a
year, and It Is estimated that 319,000,000
of this amount Is spent In the Fourth
The work out of Omaha employs 128
men especially trained for tho task.
which Is under the supervision of C. C.
Hungerford, superintendent of mall
weighing, and C. If. Cherry, clerk ajdn.
charge of tho welgtpg of the mallan
the lines In the Fourteenth postal divi
sion, with headquarters at Omaha. .
All mall trains on all lines outV of
Omaha last night, departing after mid
night, were accompanied by a weighing
clerk whose duty It is to weigh the malls
as they aro taken on board the car.
Cannot he Hanged
Unless Given Pardon
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Feb. 18,-Un-less
Governor Major pardons James
Schrum, who is serving ninety-nine years
In prison, for the murder of Glut Gibson,
Schrumcannot be hanged April 3 for the
murder of Mont Hall In. St. Francois
county, It developed today. Hall was
slain last July. The state supreme court
today affirmed the death sentence against
James Schrum and his son, Harvey,
killed Gibson and Hall at Iron Mountain
lake, at tho sarne tlmtf. They were con
victed of murder In the. second degree for
the murder of Gibson, and both now are
occupying tho same penitentiary cell. Be
fore being brought 1fi tho penitentiary
James Schrum was convicted of murder
In the first degree for killing Hall.
Snow for Exercise
TARRYTOWN. N. Y., Feb. W.John
D. Rockefeller, sr.. Is shoveling snow on
his estate at Pocantlco. He said today
that shoveling snow is about as good a
way of getting exercise as playing golf.
For nearly- a week the golf links on
the Pocantlco estate have been covered
with snow. This made It hard for Mr.
Rockefeller to get enough exercise, but
equal to the occasion, though admitting
that the labor is a little hard on the
voice, he now showels snow for an hour
He says he will keep at work until the
snow has disappeared.
Wilsons Hosts at
White House Dinner
WASHINGTON. Feb. 18.-The presl
dent and Mrs. Wilson were hoBts at the
final state dinner of the winter at the
White House tonight In honor of Speaker
Champ Clark. In tho absence from the
city of Mrs, Clark the speaker to ac
companied by Miss Clark. Miss Wilson,
daughter of the president, rendered sev
eral numbers of a musical that followed.
The guests Included;
The speaker of the house and Miss
Clark; Senator and Mrs Borah, Idaho;
Senator and Mrs. Kenyon, Iowa; Senator
and Mrs, Polndexter, Washington; Kena-
tor and Mrs. Sutherland. Utah: Itenre-
sentatlve and Mrs. William Kent. Cull.
Key to the Sltuatlon-Bee Advertising,
New Sovereign Head
SEATTLE, Wash.. Feb. IS. Rcnomlna-
tlon of Former Mayor Hiram O- Gill at
today's primaries was conceded tonight
by his opponents In tho non-partisan
mayoralty race. Gill was recalled )n 1911
.because of charges that tho town was
"wide open" under his administration.
Early returns gavo him n big lead over
any ono competitor, but not a majority.
Thirty-flvo precincts gavo Gill, 3,030; J.
D. Trenholme, 1,354; Richard Wlnsor, 1,149;
A. E. Griffiths. 813.
Trenholme, who was running second.
Is chairman - of the democratic county
central committee. Wlnsor, a socialist,
was nominated by his party and ran as
a socialist as far as was possible In a
"headless ballot" election. Griffiths was
endorsed by tho Ministers' federation nnd
by many women's organizations. The
registration of women was heavy.
Five other aspirants trailed after these.
Gill's campaign was largely an appeal
for another chance.
YOUTH SENTENCES HIMSELF
TO PROBATIONARY TERM
LOS ANGELES, Cal., Feb. 18.-Gcorge
Crabtrce, a young mon who confessed to
having robbed a grocery store, sentenced
himself In tho criminal department of the
superior court today at tho instanco of
Judge Willis, and took probation for
three years for himself and partner. Burr
Anderson. After the two lads had pleaded
guilty, Judge Willis nuked:
"Crabtrce, if you Were Judge, what sen
tence would you give yourself?"
"As it is my first offense," Crabtrce
promptly replied, "I should be lenient and
Judge VWlllls thereupon fixed thrco
years as the probationary term.
SCIPLE AND CHAMBERS
STILL STAY IN THE LEAD
Sclplo nnd Chambers still remain In
the lead of expert cuemen battling now
for the state billiard championship nt
tho Symes parlors. Their closest pur
suers dropped a llttlo behind yesterday
by adding a loss to their record. In the
afternoon Symes beat Yeager 260 to 148,
and in the evening McCoy lost to Yeager
by a score of 2C0 to 1S6.
Tonight Georgo Mann of Lincoln will
meet Yeager, and In tho afternoon will
SHOW GIRL GIVEN DIVORCE
FROM YALE ATHLETE
OSWEGO, N. Y.. Feb. 18.-A final de
cree of divorce, obtained by Reno- Leary,
formerly a New York show girl, from
Maurice B. (Lefty) Flynn, fullback op
the Yalo foot ball team of 1912, was filed
toddy. Mrs. Flynn receives 320 a month
alimony. They wore married at the New
York city hall, January 6, 1913. Mrs.
Flynn charged that the Yalo fullback
abandoned her eleven days later.
Kidney nnd Liver Trouble
quickly helped by Eloctrlo Bitters.
Sure and Prompt relief. Stimulate the
kidney and liver to healthy action. 60c
and 31. All druggists. Advertisement.
Jockey. Itadly Injured,
NEW YORK. Feb. 18.-The American
liner, St. Louis, arrived hero today, three
days lute from Southampton after on
countering ono of the severest storms in
her history, i Hoveral passengers, among
them Philip Goldstein, a Jockey riding
for August Belmont, wero badly injured
by tho lurching of the ship, which threw
them from their berths or sent them
sprawling down companlonways.
From Houth to Writ,
' Jimmy Johnston, outfielder, tiled out
by the White Sox last season and then
sent to San Francisco, has signed with
the Cubs, by whom he was drafted.
That's a circuitous route tfrom the South
Side to West Side.
Culls from the Wire,
The cases of four officers and employes
of the Western Fuel company, on trial at
San Francisco for alleged frauds against
the government In obtaining customs re
bates, went to the jury late yesterday.
Bichloride of mercury can be sold Bt
retail In New York after March 1 only
upon prescription of a physician. It was
decided yesterday by the Board of Health.
As an additional precaution, the tablets
must have the word "poison" stamped
upon them and must be kept in contain
ers labeled "poison."
Thousands of men and women suffer from
headaches every day, other thousands have
headaches every week or every month, and still
others have headaches occasionally, but not at
regular Intervals. The best Doctor la often unable
to And the cause of many of these headaches.
And In most other cases, knowing the cause, he
does not know what will remove it, so as to give
a permanent cure. All he can do is to prescribe
the usual psln relievers, which give temporary
relief, but the headache returns a usual, and
treatment 1 again necessary. If you suSer from
headaches, no matter what their nature, tako
Antl-kamnla Tablets, and the results will be satis.
factory In th blrbest degree. You can obtain
them st all druggists In any quantity, 10c worth,
25o worth or more. Aak for A-K Tablets.
' Blck-beadache, the moet miserable of all sick
nesses, loses Its terrors when A-K Tablets are
taken. Whan you feel an attack coming on,
I will be warded off. During an attack take one
iio imi muieM, uu in many cases, me atiaca
e?nr two noun. . Tne rest ana conv
fort which follow, can be obtained in no other
inrf un sn I - 1 1 n tar ai he m
Ctnulnt A'K Tahiti t btar th AC mono
tram. At all druggUt:
P. 5. A'K Salin for Skin Dintuu.
of the Woodmen
ThurMlay, IYliruiiiy 11), 11)11. STOHH NUWS KOH THUHHDAV. Hlxtccnth nml llnrncy Streets.
Again Thursday We
Winter COATS, CLOTH
and SILK DRESSES
Formerly included in lines at $10,00, $
$12.50, $15.00, $19.50 and $25.00, your
choice, in this sale Thursday, at ... s
TTTTE llAVJiJ reinforced tho offering for Thursday by rcduc
VV ing the prido on coats and drosses that havo boon offoret
in lines at a higher price. It's doubtful if you will soon agah.
havo tho opportunity to select suoh charming garments at such
lidiculously low prices.
Coats Formerly $10.00 tp- $19.50 at $6.95
tJAo tho season's very boat models Uint wero formerly priced at J 10,
I12.C0, 15,00 nnd to $19. DO; all Bplondklly tailored nnd finished through
out; tho materials nro mixtures, boueles, diagonals and rough weave effects,
all slzca represented ; choice, Thursday $0,115
Dresses Formerly $12.50 to $25.00 jit $6.95
Aro mado In a wldo selection of charming ways, of such splendid and deatrahlo
matorlals as cropo meteor, cropo do cygno, opongoea, etc.; drosses BUltablo for
most any occasion; formerly J12.G0, $15.00, ?1D.G0 and $25,00; for quick
clearance, Thursday, at $0.05
Tailored Suits, Formerly $25 to $35, for $10
There are practically only ono or twoot a etylo or kind, yet all sixes for
women and misses aro represented, 10 to 44. Dost materials ffcin nn
and most favored lato wlntor modols. Suits for early spring '51 fi 1111
wear, formerly $25.00 to $35.00, choico QIUsUU
Pony Coats, Formerly $35 to $50, for $19.50
Only a limited number loft and at this prlco they will go out asm Brt
quickly. Dost pony skin fur, splendidly tailored and finished Sill
throughout, sizes 1C to 30 only, formerly $35 to $50, at !01OaU!J
Burgsss-Kash Co. Ssoond floor.
Wo innlfo this special introductory offer.
Tho powder is highly recommendod and comes
in white, brunette and flesh. Cut out this adver
tisement and proBont it with 15 cents at our toilet
gooda section and recolvo a regular 50c box of tho
Bttrg-ess-Naah Co. Main Tloor.
isassassassasinSBBBHiSBSssssjBaF KfiTTt ...nAtmi
Bottled In Bond
A. Guckcnhcimer C& Bros, Co., Frceport, Pa.
I MOTHER'S PATHETIC LETTER
Thinks Son, Picked Up as Dope
Fiend, is Model Fellow.
FOUND DYING BY A POLICEMAN
Churl IIcpvcs, Mnffrrhip; from the
Auonlr nt nn Overtime of t'o
cnlnc, ! Tnkrn tn a
' Mv only joy In llfo Is the thoughts,
my darling son, that you are enjoylnu
Kood health nml tiro making good tn tho
I world livery nlcht I prny for you Just
I like. I did when I used to tuck you In
' bed I inn glnd to hear that you have
such a good posltl6n with tho railroad
company and nro lnnklng bo much
money The neighbors aro air proud of
you, too, darling, and they nil know
when you left home you'd make good
, nnd show yourself lo bo a true bluo In
, every way. Take good euro of your j
.health and wrlto often." !
When the pollco officer finished rend
ing Hie paragraph from the letter of a
mother, he turned to the operating" tabl.j
In tho police surgeon's office at central
station yesterday morning. The llttlo
group of officers with him did tho same.
Offer You These Extreme
Box of Face
MADE of good
tll, low in bust
lino, t r i m m o d
with strong em
through bust, long
skirt, all new nnd
clean; two pair
h o s a supporters
11.25 value, Thurs
Thursday, Just to
acquaint you with
' Exquisitely Dainty ' '
jBurgess-Nash Oo. 16th and Harney
and matured. Delightful
flavor, perfect purity.
With eyes that glistened, they look tit
with new Interest nt the roenlne-flend
"hobn"that hntl been brought In uncon
scious and dying a few minutes bufore.
As tho sick man's Irregular gftsps
broke tho Alienee, the same thoughts
wcro In tho minds of every one of the
It would bo a terrllbe task to break
Hie news to that mother."
Tho letter from whlflh tho officer had
been rending was addressed to Charles
Iteevep. nnd It wn from his mother,
Charles Heeves Is supposed to bo the
wreck of humanity then lying on tho
Tho police patrol took him to St. Joseph's
hospital. In ono of his pockets was a hypo
dcrmlo syringe, a box of morphine tablets
nnd cocaine In powder form. It Is supposed
that he took too much of tho drug.
Desk Sergeant Pnttullo, returning from
lunch found him laying prostrate on the
sidewalk at Tenth nnd Douglas streets,
Young lleeves Is reported as being
somewlmt better nnd his chances of re
covery nro good.
BOONE MAN THROWS SELF
IN FRONT OF TRAIN
UOON'K. In., Keb. 1ft. Menard 13. l.loyd,
a discharged hrnkwan. throw himself In
front of a passenger train here today and
was cut Into pieces. Troublo with a di
vorced wife Is given as tho cause.
Values in Women's
9th Annual Auto Show
ftoginnltiK next Monday,
February an, and contin
uing throughout tho week.
Favors and Decorations
or Washington's Birthday
PLACE cards, decorated
napkins, hatchots, flags,
etc,, for Washington's birth
day parties; splendid selec
tion of novelties, niodostly
Burg-ess-trash Oo. Kain Ploor.