Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 25, 1914)
Powered by OpenONI
TJIE BEE: OMAIIA. WEDNESDAY, FEBRrARY. 25, 1'J14.
DENYER TO HAYE HEW DEPOT
President Mohlcr Guest of Commer
cial Club at Hastings Banquet.
BAYS SNOW IS OF QEEAT VALUE
Thlnke It Will lie Immriiaf Vrlp
the (irnvrlnic Crop llenrr
Illnnkrt I'm, era thr 15n
rrcMdent Itchier Is back from Denver,
where lie went to confer with rcprrsen
tatlvrs ot other Interested railroads re
lative to the union Mutton to be erected
there. According to Mr. Mohlcr tho rail
road men Rot together on every proposi
tion that come lip and as n. remilt tho
depot Ta a certainly, work to .begin and
be pushed along as rapidly as possible
Tho depot at Denver Is not be be nn
entirely nem -tr,ucture. but Instead, vll
be In the nature of an addition to the old
one. thouRh the old ono will be prac
tically rebuilt. Mr. Mohler Is unable to
Mate what the building W.1U cost, as bide
hare not been secured. However, ho snys
It will lie a bnllillng that' will bo modern
and will be a credit to the city.
On his return Mr. Mohlcr stopped at
Hastings, whero Monday, at the new
hold, lie was the guest of the Hastings
Commercial club at a. bann'iet. At this
hamjuct Mr Mohlcr was the chief speaker
of the evening, discussing the develop
ment of railroads, railroad securities,
railroad financing and the government
ownership of railroads.
Mohlcr Principal SprnUcr.
At the banquet covers wero laid for
f.O, nil representative business men of
the city, and ncconllng to Mr. Mohlcr It
was one of the most enjoyable banquets)
that he ever attendrd. It was 1 o'clock
before good nights were snld.
Talking with the business men of
Hastings. Mr. Mohlcr found them most
oi'tlmistlc over the outlook for a good
buHncss year. They are all predicting a
trout wheat crop through Adams and
neighboring counties and they can seo
no reason why land values should not
Increase inaterlnlly thin spring.
Snow of firent Vnluc.
Hnraklng ot tho stitrin, Mr. MohlT
designated It as probably the most sevcro
of the winter, and in his opinion the fall
of snow will be worth a vast sum to tho
agricultural districts of the state. From
Julesburc east n blanket of snow from
six to fifteen Inches thick covers the en-
tire area, while west Into Colorado and
Wyoming, though less, there has been
enough to bo of material benefit. While
the plow has drifted, In tho stnlk and
stubble fields and on the ground where
winter wheat Is growing It hns been held
and enough remains to thoroughly w.t
the roll down several Inches.
Mr. Mohler found that while Nebraska
was burled under the snow the precipita
tion through northern Kansas was equ
ally as great, though there It was either
lain or sleet In Kansas the storm ex
tended from the Missouri river to west
ot Junction City, a distance of more
than 130 milts and south Into Oklahoma.
URGES CITYM GAS PLANT
& Bcecher Howell Cites Seasons
with Array of Figures.
COST ESTIMATES MADE LOJtfj
Champion of Municipal Ownership ,
liases Ills Knrnlngs l.'pon Mln I
Imntit Purchase Price of
thr lnhll.hment. '
Exception to Anti's
Miss Frances It. Graves, chairman of
tho publicity committee for the Omaha
Suffrage, association, takes exception to
tho statement made by Miss Ilronson at
the nntl-suffraca meeting held Monday
afternoon to the effect that Hiram Gill
had been reelected mayo'r of Seattle,
after having been readied by the women
Voters of Bcattle.
"Tho truth of the matter," sold Miss
Graves, "Is that Mayor GUI was recalled
by tho women's voto of the city; that lift
ran for re-election and was defeated by
this same women's Voto; ond that ho l
now only renominated for the- office of
mayor, tho spring elections not havlnff
taken place yet-"
Meet Here Thursday
Tlio fifth annual convention of the Ne
braska Master Plumbers' association is
to be held at Hotel Homo Thursday and
J Morrtssey, past president of the as
scitatlon, Is to call tho meeting to order
at 10 o'clock Thursday morning. Attor
ney I. J. Dunn Is to deliver the address
of welcome for Omaha. J. C. Dlxby,
past president of tho association, Is to
iltllvcr a welcome to the slate associa
tion delegates who will nttciul as iiuesta
of the Omaha association. George H.
Wcnta of Lincoln, president of the state
association, Is to respond, ... A. Btuart
of North Platte It also to give n response.
Gets Court (Mer to
Put an End to Visit
Harvey D. Harnicr, tTW North Thirty
sixth avenue, a plumber, secured a re
straining order from tho district court
forbidding his wife's daughter, Mrs. Ituth
Ilruebaker, and her husband, Laurel V.
Uruebakcr, from longer continuing a visit
it his home.
Harmer Informed -the court that Mr.
nd Mrs. Bruebaker came from Stewart
for a visit, but refuse to leave. He as
serts that their presence Is causing lack
ot domestic harmony.
It. lleccher Howell, general manager of
tho Metropolitan Water district. Is cir
culating literature advocating municipal
ownership of the Or iha gas plant, which
he undertakes to show would lie 6." tlnus
as valuable to the city as the water plant
has been. , '
tn his circular the Water board bos
tayn that a comparison of the net earn
ings of the gas plant for the year 1911
and the water plant for 'IW shows' thht
the water plant, not Intruding deprecia
tion and the taxes formerly P)d earned
II95.TT3.SZ and tho gas company earned
: Howell's municipal arguments -and his
table of comparative earnings, prepared
on the supposition that the gas plant
could be purchased for I1,ST4.C00, although
Ita assessed valuation Is t.1,000,00), follow:
Hon ell's A moment,
Tho Omaha gas plant supplies gas to
Omaha, South Omaha and Dundee. He
cently the gas company has undertaken
the supply of llenson.
The plant Is bonded for $ltO",W and
stocked for J3.TW.0uO, making a total cap
italization outstanding of 'W.Sfl.OOO.
Tho Vnlted Gas Improvement company
of Philadelphia controls Omaha gas plant,
uh It holds about TO per cent of the out
standing stock, amounting to $2,62,00).
In l!H2 the Omaha city council employed
the late Prof. W. B. Marks of New Tork,
nn eminent gas expert, to, determine the i
physical value of OmnllaVga plant. In ,
a detail report filed with tho council i
Prof. Marks found auch value to be SI. .
4l3,5(i0. To tills he added 1123.000 for
working capital making the total neces
sary investment, should the city have
taken over the plant, at Its value January
1, 1312, l,i7l,J00.
The city council also employed Mai
wick. Mitchell, peat & Co., chartered ac
countants of Chicago, to audit the gas
company's books for the five-year period
prooeding January t. 1912.
Tho report pf these accountants has
been used In preparing the following
comparison of tho Income and ptoflts of
Omaha' water plant of tho year 1913 with
those of the gas plant for 1911. (In this
comparison there Is added to tho valiwj
f both the water and. gas plants II2J.W,
for working capital);
Water Plant. Gas Plant.
earnings nom opera
. tlon $ e9.3l.7l S 83T,tM.!
Deducting expenses ot
taxes Ud.WSil .SAWi.lO
T,eavo net eurngs.l CI2.S42.40 fl&O.SIl.M
Subtract Interest on ,
investment of water '
Gas plant 70,So2.&0
X,cuvcs surplus above
expenses of opera
and Interest 3O0.0W.74 319,$.M
Setting rtsldo 114. per .
cent for sinking
fund, which will - .
pay back Investment . .
In 33 years 104.M7.I2 , v23,lT.W
I-eaves not proflis . .
for year .,.$ 191,773.83 S29S.0T1.58
Thoso net profits will .
piry 6 per cent ill VI .
denda on watered
stock bb follows... 3,915,470.00 5,M1,430.0
Also, theso net profits
will pay upon the
Investment In each
as follows , 2.S ' g.Sjl
Thus It Is evident that as good an In-
vestment nn the ntunt I - rH . t.-
- . , n f,uu, an iv, tin,
city. thoi gas plant would prove 6.7 time
ii w 1'ivociit nun rniroi
Ano,BBmo aual1 enows that at 11 ier
.ml fM thA -mam rt1M I.I . ... -
water plant 8,7 times as a municipal In
Cost Twice the Kstliuate.
A substantial revlslor tit then'n rleuron
would have to be made If tho same cir
cumstances entering into the purchase of
tho water nlant also entered flnatlv lnl
the. purchase of the gnu plant, for. whilo
ilowcll maintained the water plant could
he purchased for S3.oon.ooo. it finaitv
the people In excess of RSSO.QOO.
Ord Merchant Sends
Taylor Family Cash;
Booth Provides Team
Evon peoplo outside of Omaha are tak
ing an Interest In the case of Mrs. Kdna
Taylor and her family. ho were pro
vided with a home and other necessities
by readers of The Bee. The latest reador
to make a remittance from out In the
state Is Wencel Mlsko, a merchant of
Ord, Neb., who sent S3 to add to tho fund
To help the family comDtota their
Ing from north of Benson to the hb'uaa
bought for them at Thirty-ninth and
I'lnkney streets, Superintendent Booth
ot the School for the. Deaf will furnish
a team and wagon, and students of the
Institution will help with the work. An
other team and wagon Is needed, and
anyone who will donate such for a day
Is. urged to communicate with Richard
llurnell, Webster 4430. Because of lack
of help so far the family has not been
able to complete their moving.
MISS RAP I MORRIS AND
E. R HART TO WED IN JUNE
Word comes from Milwaukee that Mr.
and Mrs. Morris Miller ot that place have
announced the engagement of their
daughter. Ttao L. Morris, to lMiar Ti
Hart, assistant attorney for the Chicago
t Northwestern Italiroad company, with
headquarters in Omaha.
When accosted In behalf of the. nun
Mr. Hart admitted that It was so and that
tho wedding would take place along in
June some time.
The engagement comes as a big sur
prise to Mr. Hart's friends In Omaha,
who had no suspicion In the least of such
"Relieved my Rheumatism
Yes. and after I'd been laid up all winter, had
doctored, and tried eTcrything I could think of,
and was just about read to give up the fight,
the pain was so terrible thatt what
Sloan's Liniment did for me. And It'll
do as much for you."
Sloan's Liniment never falls. It's
penetrating goes straigh t to the sore
spot kills the pain. All you have to
do is to lay it on lightly no rubbing
STOfPEB SKOtKKR PAINS
Mrs. J. II. Bleckwedek, of Oroton-cn-Hudson,
N.Y.. writes I "I hsd rheumatic
pains In my shoulders" and back so bad I
could not more without screaming. We
happened to ret a half bottle of Sloan's
Liniment from a neighbor ami It worked
like mafic: the second application re tiered
ay suflcruig entirely."
ROJCVEB SCIATIC mOTRMTISM
Mr. Pcrlro.of 84T W. t5lh SU Des Moines,
Iowa, writes: "We have used SI(Ktn'sU..ii
meat for orer six years sod found it the
beat we erer used. When my wife had
sciatic rbcnmatlra, the only thing that
did her any rood was Sloan's Liniment.
We cannot praise It hljbly enough."
is splendid for sprains, bruises, neuralgia, lumbago, lame muscles
and stiff joints. Alttayt keep a botlte in the hduse.
MaN deafer. Ptie 25c, 5c uti 1.M
DR. CARL S. SLOAN, inc., BOSTON, MASS
From now until March 1st
wo will cloan, free of charge,
one pair of WIIITU GLOVKS
for any person who will bring
or mall thorn to us.
For those who semi us other
Cleaning or Dyeing during tho
tlm. we will clean ono pair
Everybody Gets In On
This Free Offer
Regular customers as well
ns prospects. OUr glovo clean
lag is only a sample of all our
other Cleaning and Dyeing
the best to be had.
Send In a pair, whether von
are a patron of our's or not
wc want to show jou. Those
who mall them in should en
close four cents In stamps (or
rqturn postage. Out-of-town
women are invited to take ad
vantage of this offer. ,
"flood Cleaners and Dyers"
1510-17 Jones St.
Photic Douglas 1)0.1.
Guy Liggett, Pres.
r-1 i- ,'"
in Town at
For Any Service
"Whether you want them for
iiidoors or wit, from the daint
iest creation for the ball room
to the most durable boot for
street wear. In every case
their quality is the very best
in point of style, comfort and
finish. "We have them in all
styles, all leathers and nil
and when wife or mother com
puUn$ of fatigue, nervousness,
us of appetite or energy, she
needs rest, out-of-door exeu
clue and building up.
Tt nt tkwtski akU be
Sm Emulsion, mhlek Is
iisKtlfial feed fre froai alrehel
T MretiSM. Its MvrMdaff fare
StleUr ft Ik kstts-r cltMfea. bsilds
altky tlssae, enrkkss tk
kte rcsisrss tke bssttky gkw,
niarcBMrs laxgHsr SSM
smOim tnu4il MTTSS.
with Seo' EmvhUimcp
MCk (SatRWll, bttt jMitfM
xaWS. At mny tirucXor.
The Most Popular- Priced,
Strictly First Class Mineral
Water Resort in America
Special 19M Winter and Spring Rates
.00 Per Week for Rooms
r 1 and Meals
Ths famous Colfax Mineral Water" has a reputation for relief and
euro of Rheumatism, Liver and Stomach troubles,
,ln tho Laftes1 and Men's Mineral Baths you will find -the Very
best equipment and skilled attendants.
Colfax Is locatpil on rnIn .line of ths Itoclc Island nail-ray. All trains
For further Information ask any Rock Island
agent or write Hotel Colfax and Mineral Springs,
Colfax, Iowa. s
TO NEW CUSTOMERS ONLY
Full Quart Only 80 Cents Exprew Paid
THIS Is a special introductory offer we are making to NEW
customers only. and If YOU have never tried Hayner
'Whiskey, we want you to try It NOW. Cut out this ad
mail it with your order and 80 cents in stamps or coin and
the full quart bottle of Heyntr Private Stock B&UUdiin-Bond
Whiskey will be sent in sealed case cxpr see charges paid. It's
grat aifeW-iH-orfwhlkeyof thefinestkind-t-sealedwith
theU. S. Government 'a Green Stamp over the cork your aseur
ance It is fully aged, full 100 proof, full measure as good and
pure aa can be produced. It's sure to please you sure to win
your future trade. You take no chances-r-yott-kiiovrwe are
responsible been tn business 47 years capital $500,000.00
fully paid. Don't put this off enter right im and goods
wUl go forward by first express,
MATT OHsrs from Arts- Wto.. Calo.. tlost. u all iMtfl7
ITU lb. trt(SQtt4WarlLM lor nia-u-,w 114. 83-N
(AM t atara Un ssott ba for FOUX uarU or sasrt)
TrIE HAYNER DISTILLING CO.. Dept.S-105
Uub,Ui. KsnuC&r.lts. S4.ruI.MsM. JsdkmrsKnt.
m ru MTKt
the Golf Coast
Now Is tho time to Tlslt
tho Hiiiuiy South. Fnrornblo
round trip excursion tickets
on Milo daily to nil Import
ant winter resorts.
ROUND TIW1 l'AHES
I'nlm Bench OO.uu
St. I'ctersburR 02.10
New Orleans 41.0O
I'nlntka .... ...... B'.l.SO
fit. Aiigustlno ....... 32.80
Return limit .Tunc 1, 1014,
excepting New Orleans
tickets to this point bearing
return limit of May 15, 1011.
Libera) stopover privileges.
Choice of scenic routes.
FOURTH KX SPL1SXUIU
Luxuriously equipped, nro
o p o r a t o d dully between
Oinulin and Chicago via .
Chicago & Northwestern
Railway, Convenient con
nections with fast trains on
nil linos to and from tho
South and Southeast.
For full particulars apply at
CHICAGO & NORTHWKST
1 101140:1 Farnnin Street,
Beginning Next Monday,
the Following Stores
Will Open at 8:30 A. M.
Instead of 8 A. M. as Heretofore
Thompson. Belden & Co.
Beaton & Laier
Orchard & Wilhelm
FOSTER TELLS WOMAN
SHE TALKS TOO MUCH
"If you talk as much at hom as you I
talk hete, I don't Name your huabanJ
for leaving: you," declared Judsxi Foster
to Anna Mortenson, 1813 Chicago street,
who, with her husband, Andrew, waa ar
raigned for disturbing the pace. An
drew, it senii, secured bonds for himself !
Monday night and left bis wlto In Jail,
and she objected strongly to this tn
court Both 'it discharged.
I Hrcoarntsei. aasataves,
I Tou will find that Chamberlain's Couch
iKemedy has reoognlzed advantages over
roost medicines In use for coughs and
, colds. It doe not cuppresa a cough, but
tton and opena secretions, which e.nabt,e
th. system to throw off a cold, it
counteiacts any tendency of a cojd to
result In pneumonia. It contains no
c.jijura or other narcotic, an! may b
'given t a child .t confidently as to an
'u'UU For sale b) all dealer,-Ad vcr
Number Six, The "Chicago Special''
S Leaves Union Station. Omaha, at B:50 T. M. dailv. arrivnA
ITnlnn Pftntlnn. Phlrnv. i fiAn rtVlnnli tit.vt mnmlnff u ii,. !
Milwaukee & St. Paul
A auporblr appointed, electric lighted train .at a. convenient
hour, carrying standard sleepers with "longer, higher and -wider"
berths, compartments and drawing rooms, buffet observation car
affording ample lounging room and spacious observation platform,
dining car sorving meals of the well Known high standard "of tho
"Milwaukee" road; also free reclining chair cars and coaches.
0ITY TICKET OFFICE,
1317 Farnam St., W. O. W. Bldg. n.t w. E. Bock,
Omaha, Phone Doug. 283. 0lty Passoner Agent
Yon will miss choice list of
home-like, Inviting places If
you fall to read tho Itoom and
Board Want Ads today.
Tlio Porsistout and Judicious Uso ot Newspaper Adver
tising is the I.oa4 Jo Business biu'ces.
113 AND FIlbert Streets.
2 Minute rrm PCnMoTLVAMIA
nO PHILADELPHIA & READING-TERMINALS
NEAR TO EVERYWHERE.
J8ati and louring
Jam&S C.WALSH. qianaAer
FOR A REAL HOT FIRE
THESE COLD DAYS TRY
PETROLEUM CARBON COKE $i Jfc50
In burning- petroleatu carton coke, yon will do away
with the dlsagTseabls features of furnace work, vls.i
snaking, cUnkerina; and the removal of ashes. We
e-narantea petroleum carbon ooke to bo absolutely
free from smoke, soot and ashes. Nothing- better
for the furnace or beating stoves. Will last aa
long1 as harct coal -and costs loss ,.
UNION FUEL CO. 1714 FARNAM ST. PHONE I0IQ. 268
BEER IS FOOD
Dr. Von Liebig, one of the world's greatest
chemists, classified it so when he said, "Beer
and-bread are the natural food for the work
ingman". Hard working people need 'whole-
some and nutritious food, that rebuilds used up
tissues. Beer, therefore, was regarded as such
by this eminent scientist, .
Our new modern and sanitary equipped brewery
enables us to produce as fine a beer as it is pos
sible to make.
Willow Springs Brewing Co.
Consumers' Distributor HENRY POLLACK
122-124 North 15th St. Phones D. 1306, D. 2108
IRON AND WIRE
Builders I r o a
Work, Wire Beak
iruarus, aft a i
dockers. Wire and Iron "Partitions, Screens, Olotbea
Poles, Wire Signs. SBKD JOB CATAXOaUT.
Brass Railings Kick Plates Paper Iwnwa
CHAMPION IRON & WIRE WORKS
Phone Sour. 1590
J, J. LIDDT, Prop,
lata and Jacksan St.
No Monay Till Cured
Fistula nH All Rectal Diseases cured with
uttha katfa. Permanent curassniarantaeal.
Write tar Free Illustrated beak on Recta
Diseases anal testimonials at hunaVetfe af
cures' statlenta In Nebraska mnd laws.
I DR. E. R. TARRY - 240 B Bide.. OmahVj Ntb.