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TUE BEE: OMAHA, Tl'ESDAY, MAlK.'ll 10. 1011.
Parcel Post Circulation to Be Per
missible After Sixteenth.
MISS TOBITT FAVORS SCHEME
Librarian Looka Upon Nerr Itnllnir
a McMia nf Helping; Many
Mn FuHlllInK Inatltn
A young woman school ttacher of Val
ley achieved the distinction Saturday of
btln the flrat applicant for parcel pot
took service from the Omaha public li
brary. On March ,18 new postal reaulu
llona allow books to be sent at parcel
po.it rates, and tho library plans some
time after that date to-take advantage
of the ruling to circulate books to its pat
rons by parcel post. If there Is suffi
cient demand for? such service and th.
necessary funds and extra books ara
Jllss Edith Tobltt. the librarian, fa
vors the parcel post scheme of circulating
Trooks and believes It will help tho library
to fulfill lis mission In the community.
Hhough the present business of tho li
fers ry uses the books and the staff to full
capacity she Intends to study the parcel
oat situation and will arranno later for
ji circulation of books by "mall If there Is
n urgent demand for such service aniTj
the' library's facilities are 'ncreased so It
jn' handle such.
The books would be sent out from the
Jlbrary (vltlt the postage charscs C. O.
1. -THe "service would apply to Demon,
Florence,- Albright, tho nearby' rurii
routes' and smalt towns, as well as t
Omaha Itself. Under a rule of the li
brary board any cltiten of a 'Nebraska
to wntht4 there jij'no library may draw
books from the Omaha library upon pay
rnejit of a. small 'quarterly fee." At present
uch patrons niust call for their books
personally, but when the parcel 'post clr
culalbn Is established they could order
tfoftka by mail or telephone and - have
therjaent out c o. D.
Stork Visits Woman
Plaintiff on Eve of
Trifcl of Damage Suit
Mrs. .Edith Hicks, plaintiff. Jn a Jto.ouq
damage suit against Albert A. Clark,
Chattel loan, dealer of Council Bluffs, was
MrtAble to .appear In her case l(t the dis
trict court Monday becnuse of a visit by
the venerable Mr. Stork Sunday night.
Sirs. Hicks is filing the defendant upon
a. charge df-slander, alleging that Clark
flarnared her reputation and good stand
Notwithstanding the plaintiff's absence
thti trial of the case Is going forward.
Mother and babe are doing splendidly.
How Deer Parkers
Stand on the Issues
of the City Election
OMAHA. March .-To the Kdltor of The
Be,o: "Referring to published articles re
garding th meeting of Deer Park Im
provement club Friday, theso articles
were In several ways misleading. We,
the undersigned, members of tho Deer
Park Improvement club, after a personal
canvass and at tho urgent request of a
majority of the members, ask you to
make the following corrections'.
The facts are, that at a regular meeting
of the Deer Park Improvement club, held
January 10 at Vinton school, with an at
tendance of about IK), at which Mr. II. B.
Howell waa present, a petition v.-asi pre
sented bearing COO signatures of residents
in our vicinity declaring themselves In
favor of street railway extensions in pref
erence to seven fares for a quarter.
Further, a resolution to this effect was
adopted, with Instructions that a. copy be
forwarded to the Federated Improvement
Clubs. We feel that this declaration was
In itself sufficient to indicate the senti
ment of tho residents In our community,
and same having been authorized In the
presence of Mr, Howell, would Indicate
that It was Impossible for him, or any
other Individual, through flowery talks,
to change the views of the majority
With reference to tho regular altend-
anco being but fifteen "members, this Is
entirely wrong, as tho average attendance
since the first meeting In October has
been forty-flvo out of a, total paid mem
bership of 150, which wo believe Is a fair
average showing for an Improvement
club, and this notwithstanding consider-
abto opposition oil the part of cx-Coiincll.
man Hoye and his. followers, ? who at a
recent gathering of the Vinton. Booster
club endeavored to harm the Improve
ment club by the false statement that
our club hnd disbanded.
As 16 the Auditorium bonds, e would
state that wo feel safe In asserting that
the large majority of tho, members are tit
favor of voting the bonds for Its pur
chase, although a contrary voto was
polled lest Friday through the cffort,of
four or five men present who were not
entitled 10 a vote.
THOMAS J, LYNCH,
H. 3. P13THIWKN,
' CJIAItLKS SHBnMAN,
MANY SEEKING FOR FARMS
Ruble Predicts Big Business
State of Colorado.
HE SEES WEALTH IN THE SOIL
Saya Day Is mat When InTCtor
Fat All Their Money in Mines
When They Csa Find
Land to liny.
Assistant denera rassenger Agent
nuble of the Union Pacific at Denver is
at headquarters and is predicting a heavy
business Into Colorado during the coming
summer. He is looking' for a large num
ber of tourists, but thinks they will be
greatly outnumbered by the men going
to the state to settle upon land and en
gage In agricultural, horticultural and
other pursuits in connection with the land.
Discussing Colorado, Mr. rtublo asserts
that the day has passed when Investors
are turning their entire attention to
mines and mining. They havo discovered
that the great wealth Is to be taken fro a
tho top soli, Instead of from the mlues
deep In the mountains. As a result land
has commenced to boom and Is now "be
ing sought after moro than over before.
Dairying, cays Mr. rouble, has become
Mice Jtidge Foster
Anton Chad, who was one worth J0,-
Mi, but who now speeds most of Itts time
borrowing nickels and dimes from In
habitants of the police station, Inspired
ripple of mirth in police court when ho
was brought before Judge Fetter on a dis
Chads, proceeded to greet everybody
when, he was arraigned before the bar,
and when Tom O'Connor, clerk of the
oourt. caine in, he instantly Informed the
Judge that O'Connor had given him t
dime and a bottle of spirit waters on Sat
urday. O'Connor admitted giving Chad
tha dimv but protested that he tt&ver
heard. i the quoted brand. Chada then
backed ilqwa on his assertions, but be
fisnifi happy once more when judge Fos
ter released him,
"t like 'ou,, Judge," .quoth Chada, "be
cau4 you're pretty."
ripe from the Mouth
of Intended Victim
W. 10. Th6mpson. 5W Hurt street, nar
rowly escaped death Sunday night when
a bullet from tho gun of a highwayman
broke of the short stem of a pipo no
Thompson was halted by two men at
Twenty-seventh and Burt streets, and
when one of the men stuck his pistol in
Tliornpson's ribs, the latter became ,ln
dlgnant and struck It aside. As he did
so the gun went oft, and the bullet
knocked his pipe from his mouth, sending
it twenty fsot away In fragments. 'The
noise of the shot frightened tho highway'
men and they flea, ,
Big. Wyoming Oil
The Northwestern general offices here
wti 1i ntedpt of Information from Casper,
ft'yo., -afcsiouaelH, the consolidation of
tbe Mfewcst Oil and the Franco Petrol,
tum cewipany under the name of the Mid
west HefM company, with a capital
toclf of f,4W, In Jhe . consolidation
deal tyte Old. Midwest stockholders receive
ti ..par .value stock in the new coraoanv
foh.eich 'llof .the old-stock. Old Franc.
wmHnotweni receive in new biock lor
caMjf? of the, old preferred stock and
K Ik, new, stock for each 1100 of the old
lite consolidated company becomes the
bwnor of a large portion :of the 4i pro-
que Mtf country In the Salt creek oil cone.
Jts refinery output Is 17,000 barrels dally.
ST, LOUIS PUBLIC LIBRARY
FACTOR IN BIG CELEBRATION
The public library authorities are l
lerestcd in learning from the St Louis
public library that an Immense dramatic
spectacle -and historic pageant to be gvtu
there soon is founded entirely upon ma
teriai gleaned from sources In that li
brary. It commemorates the WHh annl-
Meraary of the founding of St Louis bv
Pierre Laelede. About 7,500 citlccna will
participate, and the cost of tho produc
tion la said to exceed 1123.000, which will
do Doraa oy popular subscription. The
Important part played by the public 11
brary thero In the production Is hailed
by librarians all over the country as an
other instance of the publlo value of such
Utendorf er Will :
O. V. Utendorf er of the City Natlonul
bank will address the mcmbors of the
Retail Grocers' association at tho Swin
ish Auditorium 'Wednesday tyonlng o"
savings bank systems.
Oilo hundred and fifty rubber stimna
for using on slips, dodgers, paper bags,
clc advertising the exposition will be
distributed by Secretary Hansen, As this
will be the next to the last meeting o:
the association before1 tho opening of the
exposition all of the various committee,
Including the reception commlttoo, will
PREPARING FOR LARGE
To accommodate tbe crowds of dele
gates expected to attend the triennial
state convention of the Royal Neighbor,
to be hed at the Henshaw March jT-IT
the hotels are orflrfn hundreds of extra
couches to b placaS tn rooms. The order
Is a women's fraternal Insurance organ
tsatlOn. Mrs. Alice K. Stevenson "f
Broken BoW, atate superintendent, ha
been in Omaha for some time completing
tho arrangements. - Almost 1,000 delegates
are expected to attend.
Smt Kick sr Ifcackacfce a ad RVem
Foley Kidney Mi so thoroughly
ffecuvo ror paesacne rheumatism.
'vlien. aching Joints, kidney and bladder
ailment tnai taey are recommendej
vsrywhtre, A. A. Jeffords, McQrew,
Neb.. sys "For tho last few months
was troubkd with pains In ray back and
the dnsTM recommended Foley Kidney
Mil fr my aDmeet. I have not yt
taken M ot on bottle and my old trouble
I'.ts oUriy disappeared." For sale by
an Important Industry In Colorado and Is
paying good returns, as there Is always
a good market for cow products.
Farmers Prepare to
Sam North, district pascenger agent uf
the Illinois central, in from a tour of Ne
braska, asserts that farmers everywhere
are anticipating an early spring and Hint
they are preparing to begin work on the
farms as soon as the ground Is In condi
tion. Talking with farmers and others
he learned that all animals on tho farni
havo come through the winter in fine con
dition and at an expense greHtl below
the normal minimum. In many localities
farmers have much of their coarse feed
PRIMARIES AT FLORENCE
WILL BE HELD NEXT WEEK
A primary eleotlon to nominate candi
dates for tho different city offices M
Florence will bo held by the republicans
on March 1", and by the democrats on
March 18. Uoti parties will uro tho city
hall as their polling place. Tho election
Is to be on April 7.
Union Pacific is
Not Worried Over
The California army ot unemployed that
Is seeking to reach tho cost Ip not giving
tho Vnlon I'aclflc Railroad company nny
Worn', according to the officials.
What to do with tho army has not
been discussed by tho executive or trnfflo
officials and Is not likely to be for some
time at least. Advices aro to tho effoct
that tho Cnllfornla army Is scattered
along the Southern l'nclflc between Sac
ramento nnd San Frailclaco without any
immediate prospect uf tho men getting
far this way.
In the event the army should reach
Ogdcn, then Union I'aclflc officials hero
will take up the matter of Its -novo-merit.
Uowevor, tho men will no', ho
transported unless thoy are nil .provided
with tickets, for which tho regular pr'co
wilt haVe to bo paid. ,
Union Pacific officials here have no
fears of the army attempting to etcal find
run trains. In tho event It should bo at
tempted the authorities of Utah and Wy
oming will be asked to afford protection
to the railroad property. Should they fall
to provide tho protection asked the fed
eral government will be asked to tak
hold of tho matter.
ELECTRIC SIGN ORDINANCE
PLACED ON FILE BY COUNCIL
Klcctrlr light signs Should be moro
uniform, according to Secretary J. W.
Metcalfe ot the Assoclnted Retailers of
Omaha, who protested to the city com
mission against tho passage of an ordi
nance which fixed the length of electric
signs at three feet and specified that
such signs should bo at least ten feet
above tho sidewalk.
Mayor Dahlman, who Introduced tho
ordinance, voted to recommend It for
passuge, but the measure was plaqcd on
fllo by a voto of 4 to 3, J. B. liumme'l and
A. C. Kugcl voting with tho mayor.
OFFICER TAKES DR. BARTON
BACK TO DETROIT WITH HIM
' James Dowd of tho Detroit police de
partment has returned to Detroit, accom
panied by his prisoner, Dr. E. R. Uarton,
who Is wnnted In Detroit to nnswer to a
charge of forgery. Dr. Rarton was ar
rested In Omaha under the atlas of Dr.
MANY 0MAHANS TO ATTEND
LEGISLATIVE LEAGUE MEET!
It Is expected that a largo delegation
will go from Omaha to Lincoln March 0
for the third annua) dinner of tho Ne
braska Legislative lesgue, which is to
ba held At the Llndell hotel at 6:30?. m. on
that date. All members and ex-members
ot the legislature are eligible to mem
bership and aro Invited to the dinner.
There aro said to be over 160 men In
Omaha who ara eligible to membership
In the organisation,
A business session ot tho league Is to
bo held In the afternoon in tho house ot
representatives in tho state house. Of
ficers will be elected for . the coming
FIGHT IS ON FOR INSURANCE
OF THE LATE W. . I MOUNT
Trial of a suit to determine whether
the proceeds ot a united Workman In
surance policy shall go to tho bene
ficiaries named by tho lato William J.
Mount or twelve nephews and nieces was
begun In Judge Spars' district pourt Mrs.
Margaret J. Drake and Mrs, Anna V.
Rums, who considered themselves the
adopted daughters ot Mr. Mount, are the
plaintiffs. The .relatives aro resisting the
suit on the ground that the Nebraska
statuto provides that onlyiblood relatives
or persons dependent upon the Insured
may benefit by fraternal insurance.
TEAMSTER CONFESSES TO
THEFT OF MUCH BEER
Fred Colton. 311 Dodge street, teamiter
for Lercli & Van Sandt, wholesale beer
dealsrs, Sit South Seventeenth street, has
been arrested on a charge of stealing
from his employers. When cross-ex
amined by the authorities the accused
man confessed to having taken sixty
seven cases ot "pints" and twelve eases
He declared that he took the beverage
home and drank It .and that he did liot
sell any. The thefts were made piece
meal and extended over a period of sev
RELATIVES SEEKING THE
LOCATION 0FJ. D. STEVENS
Omaha postofflce officials have been
asked to furnish Information concerning
the whereabouts ot James D. Stevens,
who Is said to have lived here in HT
The inquiry comes from S. N. Johnston
at Akron, O., who Is anxious to learn tne
whereabouts of Mr. Stevens, or his wi
or heirs. Mr Steven, according t .n
formation mailable tn the authuriU,
is now electrically sealed with a
"SEAL OF PURITY" so
fi absolute that it is
to teeth, breath.
appetite and diges
tion. It'a the safe
besides delicious and
beneficial confection I
BUY IT BY THE BOX
for 85 cents at most dealers. Each box contains twenty
5 cent packages. They stay fresh Until used.
It's clears, purm, healthful
if it's WRIGLEY'S.
Look for the spear
ClffiW IT AFTER
Who Bakes Your Bread ?
Did you ever visit the shop where your bread is baked? Are you
sure it is clean and sanitary? Do you know that the baker selects
pure materials of highest quality? You run no risk if you make
It is the real "staff of life," being made from the whole wheat grain,
steam-cooked, shredded and baked under conditions that insure its
absolute purity and cleanliness. More nourishing than meat or
eggs, costs less and is much more easily digested. Supplies the
warmth and strength that are needed for chilly days.
Always heat the Biscuit in oven to restore crispness. Two Shredded
Wheat Biscuits with hot milk or cream will supply all the energy ,
needed for a half day's work. Deliciously nourishing when eaten in
combination with baked apples, stawed prunes, sliced bananas or canned
or preserved fruits. Try toasted T riscuit, the Shredded Wheat wafer,
for luncheon with butter, cheese or marmalade.
Made only by The Shredded Wheat Company, Niagara Falls, N. V.
for Continually Talking
for Heavy Walkers. .
The merit of these shoes
has so enthused us thai we
cannot holp It. Policemen
and mall carriers, who wear
them, got from twelve to
eighteen months service out
x)f each pair. Can you blame
us for talking? Try a pair
nnd you will talk too. $10
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Wo can offer you com- '
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If ' .rqtouching is nec
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It is a great advantage
to havo the whole work
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Our charges for this
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Phone Tyler 100,0
NEW HOME LUMP, m or
Band'- Screened, per ton"'1'
CHEROKEE NUT . , . $4.50
SPECIALTY, u 7K
tump and Hat. .VTi I u
SPADRA, Egg Only . .$8.00
SCRANTON HARD COAL, tin
Xgg and Range onlr u
2,000. Found to Every Son.
Tel. Sour, 530.
Is Serving m
50c NOONDAY LUNCH
In All Dining Rooms
Every Day Except Sunday,
11.30 A. U. to 3100 P. XC
$1.00 Table d'Hote Dinner,
6.30 to 8.00 P. H.
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