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THE OMAHA SUNDAY FKE: KKBUUAUY U, 1913.
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ouca a ram of no f -
la at 1. aTorth
Mai . Tatepkoa 4.
Vlctrole. fit, A. Hoap Co.
Woodrlng Undertaking Co. Tel. 13.
Gardner Press, printing. Ml let Av,
HARNESS and saddlea. A. A. Wlehert.
VlCTROLAg at Mlckel'a, J34 Broadway.
lwls Cutler, 'antral director. Phone VU
t!?-'. a 1W' McCa". dentist, fifth floor,
Baldwin block. Phone 21.
AND JTIXTURta. Phone tos. 1
9,R SALB-Larg rollertop office desk.
K. Omaha Bee. Council Kiuffa.
1 Pl.1!- Toodtoury. dentist, moved to
S0&-808 Sspp block. Phone Black U4.
TO BAVK OR TO BORROW, BEE C. B.
Mutual Bldg. and Loan Aaa n; UJ Penri.
-J BALE-A few used car In good
conation. Council Bluffa Auto. Co., 010
Peart street. Phone iiSHl.
- Hail safe for - sale cheap, weighing
about l.ouu or 1 left pounde. ir. MeCall.
Baldwin block. lPhone 314. -Two
teana for aale at 1011 South Main
Street, Council Blutfs, la. One team if
rnarea In foal, one team horaea. Muat lull
Excelsior lodge 'No. JB9, Ancient, Free
and Accepted Masons, will meet In spe
cial communication Saturday at 7 p. in.
for work on the third degree. All Master
Mason are cordially Invited to attend.
The announcement haa been made that
the. 'daily evening services at the First
Christian church will be continued dur
ing the remainder of the month. The
services have been held each evening dur
ing the last week. Rev. Edgar Price
expect to bo assisted by other pastors,
f the ciur.-
Oounoil Bluffs and Omaha detectives
were yesterday given another false clue
in the search for the murderers of De
tective Ring. They made a hurried trip
to a residence in the south western part
of the ait to find only soma Mexican
Curt tiudwlg Frederick Meuhlenbeln, 'a
former subject of the kaiser, yesterday
applied for his first naturalisation papers.
He left Germany in time to avoid the sus
picion that he waa fleeing from military
services and reached America April 19
last He la residing at 61 Mill street. Mr.
Meuhlenbeln Is 26 years old. I
TThe body of Mrs. Christine Graeder.
who died at Bellegrade, Neb., arrived
here last evening for burial. Her hua-'
band. Otto, and her son and daughter
accompanied the casket. The funeral will
be held tomorrow afternoon at a o'clock
at the residence of August Dunmrow at
Treynor. The casket will be burled in
the West cemetery, near Treynor.
letters from Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Wick
ham, received yesterday, announced that
they were thoroughly enjoying themselves
-at Palm Beach, Fla. Roses growing in
the open air, all kinds of spring and
summer vegetables, and sea bathing, are
among the attractions referred to that
have caused them to pause several daya
in their journey to Cuba and the Panama
canal sons. .
Joseph Brown and Harry ffpavak were
In police court yesterday morning,
charged with the theft of 1U0 bushels of
wheat from a Northwestern railway car.
The information -upon which the war
rant for their Arrest waa issued waa
signed by W. D. Matthews, special agent
of the railway company. No evidence
, was taken la the case and the hearing
' waa continued until this morning. Both
men were liberated on $200 bonds, signed
Mr. and Mrs. Julius Unger are rejoicing
over the birth of a baby- daughter, who
arrived at their noma. yesterday morning.
Dr. Mary Tin Icy was called Upon. ye-t
terday to provide surgical enr for Will
iam Underwood, stuck dealer, who waa
Injured by a fall in the Houth ! Omaha
stock yards Thursday afternoon. ... He.'
tripped over a wire, both ends of which
had been frozen into the Ice.' Hist tight'
knee was badly injured. He was brought
to the house of E. H. Benton.- Sow Ftuuii
avenue, wnere ha makes his home.
Telephone girls are grateful to Miss Nell
' Wickham for her thougbtfulnesa,.. that
made it possible for them to receive Im
mediate shelter when they were driven
out of the telephone building by Tuesday
night's fire. Miss Wickham happened to
be downtown when she beard of the fire,
and realizing that the girls weuld he
without i nearby places of Blunter, hurried
to the El A- Wickham tt Co office across
the street and opened it. She then tnr
vlted a number of the girls who had Just
, emerged from the smoke-filled building. to
aeek shelter in the office. ,
Notice of appeal to the supreme court
has been filed by H. F. Haar, In the
suit that was decided, against him on
September 22. last. - In the local district
court. . It Involves his claim against the
Iowa & .Omaha Short lAnn, .which be
ought to make a preferred claim. The
lower court held that inasmuch as he
waa director of the road, hts claim should
not have precedence over those of the
bond holders. Mr. rtaar came Into ootirt
as an Intervener in a suit brought by
J. J. Splndler and August Dimmiow,
trustees of the road. . . ,
The annual memorial services of the
Woman's Christian association .will be
- held tomorrow evening at the- First Con
gregational church. The memorial ad
dress will be delivered by Rev. J. T.
Jones,' pastor of the church. The choir
will be assisted in providing special
music The services are to commemorate
the memory of Mrs. Jennie. Kdmundson,
whose husband, J. D, Kdtnunuson,
Ifounded the hospital and dedicated it to
her memory. February 12, la thu anni
versary of Mrs. Edmundson's death, and
' the aervioea are annually held on the
Sabbath following that. day. .
Only one person so far haV refused to
receive the telephone books damaged by
' the fir in the central exchange building
Tuesday night This man' yesterday
walked about twenty-five blocks In 'the
slush and snow to return a book that had
been left the previous afternoon at hla.
reaidenue. The book had bean dampfclud
all the- way through, but was not other
wise even soiled. lie refused to accept
the explanations made by Local Manager
Madden. He waa offered a clean book
from the reeurve stock of about - JO)
copies, but waa too much ruffled In his
feellnge to permit hla dignity to relent
sufficiently to receive ft. and stalked out
of the office expressing his Indignation.
Manager Madden salmly apologized and
yesterday made a mile and one-half trip
to deliver the book the man had refused
to carry- away,
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MAY BE A CASE OF
HOOF AfiD MOUTjH tflSEASE
Dr. t. H. Miller, deputy stats Tetsrin
artan. received a telephone message yes
terday from' Dr. J. I, Gibson, . stats
'veterinarian, stating that a suspicious
case of cattle disease haa developed near
Fans City In- Winnebago county. Dr,
Gibson stated that ' there were reasons
for believing it might be the hoof and
month disease, and directed Dr. Miller to
'watch It carefully and take th usual
precaution It is the first case of the
disease. If tt should prove to be the
contagion, that has developed In that
part of the state. Dr. Mqier atatel that
tt would not ,b aeoeaaary for him to go
there at the present Urns, but that he had
taaen the necessary precaution to Isolate
the Infected herd.
The stata veterinary department is tak
ing unusual steps now to trace the origin
of each case, and especially cases that
appear In ae territory. Methods of d
terBulnlng the means of spreading the
oontaglon are now receiving the greatest
' attention In the hope of ascertaining new
facts that will be of material benefit in
pro-venting the apread of th disease.
CARD OST THANKS W wish to thank
our many friends. and neighbors, th
1 A. of a. V.. employe of the C. B.
Q and p. B 8. for th kindness aad
sympathy show arid many floral offer
tags during our recent bereavement. '
I. T OLEMJNfJON i,ND VAMILT.
AMES KEN GATHER AT FEAST
Former Grad nates Are to Meet
Around the Banquet Board at
Ogden Hotel Tonight.
STANTON THE " CHIEF SPEAKER
The annual banquet of the Antes col
lage aluninl will be spread at the Ogden
hotel this evening. Nearly .100 reserva
tions were made bv o'clock yesterday
afternoon and the expectation la that It
will he the largest Catherine of .hs srrad-
uates that Mas been held In thla vicinity.!
Thoed present this evening will repre
sent' nearly mil of the grr-duatlng classes
since the first commencement of the col
lege In 1ST?. One of the principal speak
ers aV, the. banquet '. wltj be E. W. Stan
ton, who graduated 'In the first class
in 171. He Is now . dean of the Junior
college. He will head the apeakers' list
No especial theme tiaa -been assigned
him and ' ha will devote his time to
pleasant remlnlscensei of hla college
days, covering the full period of the col
lege life; making it certain that each
Incident related will be found alive In
the memory .of some of those present
He .will especially urge the organisation
of an alumni association here, where so
many graduates of tha college reside.
.The meeting tonight la under the au
spices of the Omaha association, which
contain a large number, of tho Amea
graduates' residing in the city and
throughout the state.
Senator Clem F. Kimball will drop hla
legislative ' duties In time to reach Coun
cil Bluffa n an evening train. He will
be- another speaker, . The parlors, of the
Ogdon , hotel win be ured for reception
purpose. The fcall to' dinner will - be
sounded about 7:8) o'clock after one hour
has been devoted to. tho reunion.- .- ' -
New Plan ctf Levy ; ; ; ;
Several .problem have arisen In connec
tion with the-assessment of paving taxes
that , the tilty council will now havi to
solve.VAU of'trie assessment-must now
be mads UnderVhe new law that Went
Into effect January 1. This provides that
the cost must be assessed to the property
within a district extending 800 feet from
each -side of the paved street. . .Upon
recommendation of City Engineer SpeU
man, the council has divided the 300-foot
trip Into three aonea, the first, 100 feet
represents tho first sons and muat bear
70 -per cent of the total coat; tha second
100 feet, the second, tone, and will bear
20 per cent, and the last 100 feet will bear
the remaining 10 par cent '- -' i
This arrangement It Is asserted, la easy
and equitable where the tonus do not
conflict with other at reels. If the city
blocks Are 800 feet wide aad an alley,
separata them, the law directs that the
alley be regarded, as tho dividing Una and
tha, three sonea will be correspondingly
emaller. The probem ta presented, when
mere is aa unbroken 100-foot atrip on
n side aad only KO feet on the other;
If, the Wo-foot atrip Is made tot bear .its
full sone ratio, the owner of the property's
wlll.be assessed more than half of thai
coet of -navma both aMM vf h .t., .,
Tnore .than he would, have-beet obliged to
pay tinder tha.'oU law? wrirre all of the
distWaa assessed -to anUUlng property.
'"TTiere are numerous, -casen such as this
en 'South avenue and several of h other
street recehtJy paved with concrete whloh
i navOito ba solved by; the council at
the meeting Monday night 7V; v
Enter .Cottagei and
V: Thenilnter Jail
Albert GUxon'and James Oannfc, two
young tmaa, were sent to th oourfy Jail
yesterday charged with breaking and en
tering, after a .hearing before Justice
Coopes, Th order holds, them to await
the action of the grand Jury. One of the
young men said , his home was in Chi
cago and th other In St. Loula, and that
they were seeking some place where they
could obtain employment. '
They had gathered up some uncooked
food given Ithem by farmers In th vicin
ity of Lake Manawa and while seeking a
place to cook it, found the vacant sum
mer cottage of William Roper, owner of
th lioper " theater. Tho cottage U' lo
cated on the north aid of Ik .Manawa
and en the young men found K waa
unoccupied they pried off a shutter from
few window and entered. They built
a fire In the kitchen stove and cooked tha
food. Then after washing the cooking
Otenalla and replacing them left the cot
tage. t A lew moment later they were
taken, Into cuatody by Manawa residents
and brought to the county Jail and yes
terday were arraigned before the Justice,
Both frankly admitted the charge against
them. and stated tho circumstance, but
the Justice had. no discretion tv1er the
U-yr and was otilged to hold them to the
grand Jury. . . .;'
DRIVE SLOWiSIGN ' V
, - MAKES HIT IN NEW YORK
Btymest Stevenson, founder of the
Fathers', club movement, yesterday aent
to New Tork an of the "drive low" signs
whloh tho Father' clue. . used to ba
posted In the; vicinity of all the local
achool buildings. Th form of the aign
and its Uttering wer suggested by the
Fathers trub,' but not .fully executed by
the city when the signs were constructed.
A square board of about two feet dimen
sions bearing the word. "Public School,
Drive Flow," waa substituted. Tht sign
augeested was aa oval w feet wide sni
four feet long, bearing the words, "Public
School Drive Blow. What Kind of a
Father Are You?" Educational Journals
noted tho recommendation of the form
and th legend and Now. Tork maga
xlna called for photographa to be tised In'
Illustrating a magaslne article. Tha offi
cers of the Federated Fathers' club were
disinclined to seed the 'picture of the In
complete sign and notified the magazine
that a full aixod, fully lettered aign would
be made and forwarded. A response cam
announcing that the publication of the
contemplated inagufne artlrl would be
delayed one month to penult th receipt
f th proper 'picture. The Father' club
promoters got busy and had a Pattefn
mad and aa Iron casting mad from it
t th Kimball foundry la this city. Tho
casting was painted and th raised letters
properly gtlded.' This completed and
nearly InduxuttrutUhl slfa th en
that was forwarded to New Trk. Th
publicity given tha matter makes it pos
sible that Council Bluffs may furnish east
Iron signs that will h erected In tha
vicinity of thousand of publlo school
buildings tn th cities of th United
Retail Merchants -At
A meeting of the Retail Merchants' as
sociation waa held last evening at the
Commercial club. Nearly forty members
of ' the association were present. The
entire evening was devoted to listening
to the reports made tjy the representatives
of the association, Jullua Keppner, Ueorge
Oerner an! Chaflea Peno, who went ts
Pes Molnea to urge the passage of the
exemption bill Introduced by Senator
Kimball at the request of the local com
Kach expressed the conviction that Sen
ator Kimball's bill would .be favorably
reported by the senate committee. The
bin was drawn along the llnea suggested
by Council Bluffa merchants and
naturally fully meet their approval. It
provides for the exemption of 10 per cent
above K of monthly wages, making that
amount subject to execution under court
proceedings where debtors refuse to pay
their Just bills.
Another bni Introduces at the request
of other cltlea In the atate waa declared
to, be completely dead and would never
get out of 4he committee room.
: Of "Ahasuerus"
Unusual Interest was aroused among th
hundreds of - young men and women who
are ' preparing to present "Ahsauerun,"
which la to-be given for the benefit of
th Jennie Edrriundeon, Memorial' hospital.
In Which Yhere will.be. a chorus . of ,1,01)0
children." At the rehearsal in. the Armory
last evening the Interest waa heightened
by the explanation -of the dramatic situa
tion in various scenes of th opera, . The
cjiairt rerr removed, and th floor ar
ranged as a stage and Jhre of the .scenes
nfere enacted. . v- v
The -finalr of the first net ' show the
massive entrance to tho king's palace.
Th multitude of' Persians and Babylon
lana bow In homage before llaman (W. T
Jenkins), but Mordecal Earle Vf. Swan
son) refuses to bend the knee and In rage
Haman enters th palaca to ask the de
struction of th Hebrews.
Then follows 'a prayer for deliverance,
aung by Hegal (Ward H. Pound) and hla
daughters! Ara (Mra. Katherlne More
house), Leah XMrs. Holland Baker) and
MyrA (ills Mildred Bussa).
The banlehed. queen, VaahtU appeal to
them for protection In an exquisite aolo,
"Oh, for tho Wins' of a Dove," sung last
night with especial taste and feeling by
Mr. J. W. Beardsley. ' '
In th ensuing court erne, where the
king grant Haman's wicked petition, the
roles of the king and queen were spirit
edly enacted by Xcnophon W. Kyaett and j
Mra. Cutler. r
Bankers Trim Up the
Council Bluffs Cubs
Th Omaha National Bank basket ball
team copped a Commercial league battle
from the Council Bluff Cub at tho
Young Men's .Christian, association last
irht, m tn M Kurhart nf th Bank and
fnlght; 38 to 29.
fWorrlsori. of the Cubs were th leading
f ltpirs , of the evenlfTg.. each scoring
seven times.' Hawkins, by his close and
careful guarding Was a largo factor In
the victory 1 . , , ' . , . .-
Hucnart ....'... .R.F.I R.P
Uawktna ....... .LO.la.
Substitute: Maher mr Oertson. Boyne
fnr Smith, Ieo for Bender. Beck for
Hawkins. Goals: Busing, 6; Suchart. 7:
Torrell, Bender, J: Gertson, Deffenbaugh,
3; Morrison, 7: Wise, . Foul goals: Vel-fenbugh,-4:
A SNOW 8LJDE, a slump, a roller,
ooaater. anything you want to call It;
If s 'hero. We can't stop It. We have to
day as eases of hominy, only I cents a
can ; Sun-Klst oranges f extra fin qual
ity and good site,' only 18 oent per dexen;
Grimes Golden apples, tb finest ws hav
had In th store this year, $1.36 per box;
extra good sauerkraut, 10 cents a quart;
cabbage,,!! osnts, 10 cents. It cent a
head; carrots, M cents a peck; onions,' 30
cents;' oelery, 10 cents; sweet potatoes, 8
cents pound; green onions, 5 cents; rad1
Ishes, f cents; grape fruit, ( for 36 oent;
extra fin prunes, 12 cents pound; dried
peachea, 124 cents. r W hav salt whit
fish In pails at 60 eents; smoked whit
fish, 20 cents pound; codfish, at 30 cents;
Swiss oheese, SO cants; llmburger, 23
cents; brick cheese, cents. Bartel at
Miller. ti. tea. ; . ..;,
Th element of cost didn't enfr Into
tha deaignlng and oonatrucUon of te Vlo-J
wr tyiruia. in oniy onject was to pro
duo 4 musical Instrument of perfection.
Tou will' find a complete stock T at A.
Hotrpe "Co., 10' West Broadway .
Keen Competition ;
. - 'In Swimming Meet
A . ' . -.. I
The annual Toung Men's Christian as
sociation swimming meet; open to all
members of the association, was held last
evening in th big tnk of the institution.
Th meet was decidedly Interesting to the
crowd; owing to the' fact that each 'event
waa closely contested. Rudolph Ander
son carried off the honor with eighteen
points followed by Kredolph Engstrom
with .seveateen- and Owen Comp With
eight - , - -v.. -
The officials conducting trie affair were
R. A. Xake? starter; John Hedelunii,
scorekeepe; G.' U Whltraor aitd A.
liedelunt timekeepers; Dennis'' Ryan,
William Westluud, N. M. Miles and Jo ha
Filler, Judges. , '
Tha vent flashed a follows: ,
40 yards (aeninrar), R. Anderson, first;
F'.Ju",rom' ,ond; F. Hunter, third.
40 yards (.tuniorsi, II. Uiuiley, first; X).
Comp, second. . f.
.lOJ-yarJ swim open. It. , An.lerson.
!r,"V 'ngstroin, second; I'. Chase,
thirl. - . . . '
Diving (open). O. Comp. first; F. Eng
strom. second; F. Hunter, tnlrd
5 yards 00 back. F. Knustrom, first;
It. Anderson, second; F. Hunter, third.
4o-yard swim. M. Andarsun. first; F.
Kcjsironi, second, and R. Uurgess, third.
''BILL" JAMES VVAYTS .
, MORE PAY; MAY STRIKE
BOSTON, Feb. ,lt-"BIU" James, one
of th men who pitched tho Boston Na
tionals to a world's championship last
allr wrote to a friend .her today that he
waa negotiating for an increase In
xns iniwwr w,twii, mant Ml 4Uiy j
when tn craves were still low In th
league standing, calls for 34.000 a year.
It Is understood h wants X.OjO. 1
"Announcement ads bring good re
Muscovite! Forced to Retire Before
. Teuton Offentiie from Positions
. East of' Macnrian. ,
BACK ON CZAR'S TERRITORY
LONDON! Feb. 18. All yg now
ara. turned upon East Pruosla, whore
the German army under the observa
tion but not the. command of Em
peror William has taken the offens
ive and compelled the Russian to
evacuate their positions east of the
Masurian lakes and retire to their
own territory. v
'' Call It Strategic Move.
1 Tbo Russians refer to this at a
strategical retirement, bnt the Ger
man official communication intimates
that the appearance In thla district of
ha strong new German force waa a sur
prise to the Russians and that the
Germans captured 26,000. prisoners,
1,200 cannon and thirty machine
guns and a lot of war material,
Itass, Position Brtow. )
If the German statement la cor
rect, the Russian position la appar
ently as serious as Jthat when the
Muscovite forces were In the game
place early In the war. Before the
German official statement waa re
ceived In London, military men were
Inclined, to look upon the Russian re
tirement as a wise move, declaring
that it "would compel the Germans to
fight the' battle on 'Russian territory
and away from their strategical rail
ways... ;.. , '','' '' '
.... . ,
Army of Veterans.
The army-whleh the Germans flung so
auddnly into East .Prussia la believed to
have, - numbered, 800,000 , man and to hav
been made up of soldier who hav bean
fighting on the Btura and western fronts
and of units of. th pew army 'which has
lust completed training in central Ger
many. The Germans ' have resumed ,th of
fensive in Russian Poland on th bank
of the ( lower Vistula, and hav occupied
the town of Sierpec which lies a short
distance to th northwest of th border,
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t Scene Transferred.
The chief battle fought In the east has
been transferred from the line west and
southwest of Warsaw to th north.
The battle in th Carpathian moun
tains continue,, but th general staff of
neither of the contending forces gives
much Information concerning tb fight
ing. , " . '
Stage Hands Give .
, Dance and Variety '
. Show' at Brahdeis
Eleven red-hot vaudevfll acta, pnt on
with a sest seldom equalled at a "reg
ular" performance In a showahep, and a
grand, ball t which two orchestras fur
nlMad music, waa the combined lur that
pstcked h Brande1s Ibeatar hut night
when tBs'loesr todg the TheatrlccJ
Mechanical Association gave K first
taai fat..''" : .;;','.' ';. .
lot orily were lodg members aad their
Immediate ifriends present, but ( a publlo
curious to see Jiow performers would act
before their harshest erfyjes was also in
attendance in large number. - '
At the cK of thw vaudeville program.
Mayor James- C, tth!man. an honorary
member-ef 'the order,, was called on for
an address. Th mayor immediately mad
himself popular by telling a coupla of
hts tellable storlea and then he led th
Eraiul march. Nearly 300 couple danced
on tha big stage. . ..
' The performers who made th enter
tainment a success follow: : Marshall and
Moore. Dave Clifford, Fields, Wlnehlll
and Green, Faber and Claire. Hal Oeer,
Walker and Kroner, North and Emery,
Kay Shriber and Frank Lan,,, Oomie
Movies. Dan Trent and the chorus from
the Gayety, Emll Hoffman's Gayety or
chestra, Edyth Wlrflcld and Alma Hunt
IV. . . ''.'.' -
The officers of th lodg aret ' n . L.
Johnson. Ray Ryan, 0 J. H. Harris,
Charles Dickson. Q. C. Oarke, EknU
Hoffmah. Charles Boonej Ed l, Huntlay,
Chaile Stewart and George Moore, . .
HEMPSTEAD OPPOSES MOVE
' TO PUT I. L CLUB IN BRflMY
NEW, TORK. Feb. 12.-Pr.mM.r,
ward O. Barrow of. the International
league nem another conferenc today
with President .Hemoatcad of the New
Tork National on the 'prelect of placing
an international leagne club la th Bronx,
bnt Hempstead continued' to oppose th
proJct 1 .
Glass otSaita :
"V , Cleans Kidneys
If your IW k Ms arhliig' or Bladder
Dotners, anus: lota of water
and e less mrat.
1 1 11
When your kidneys hurt and your back
f Pt.l n ' . . . .
I- - - Btaico ana proeeeo
t load your stomach with a lot of drugs
that excit th kidneys and Irritate th
cuura urinary iracu Kep your kldnaya
dean like yu keep your bowels' clean,
by flushing them with a mild, harmloaa
salta which remove the body's urinous
'wasto and stimulates them to their nor
mal activity. The (unction of tho kid
ney Is to filter the blood. In H hours
they -strain, from It. (00 grains of add
and wast so we can readily nnderetand
the vital Importance of keeping the kid
neys active. .
Drink lota of water you can't drink
too much; also get from any pharmaolst
about four ounoa of Jad Bait; take
tahlespoonful tn a glass of water before
breakfast each morning for a few daya
and your kldnays will act fine. Tbla
famous salts made from the acid of
grapes and lemon Juice, combined wtth
lithia, and has been uaol for genratlona
to clean an "nulat clogged kidney;
also to neutra'lM tha acids in urino so It
no longer la a souros of irritation, thus
ending bladder weakness.
! ' Tlu 'ts is Inexpensive; eannot Injure;
J raaW a delightful effervewsent lithla-
waier anna wnica everyone should lake
now and then to keep their kidneys clean
Sad artiv. Try tbla, also heap, up the
water drinking, , and no doubt yon will
wonder what becama of your kidney trou
ble and backaoha- Advert I gnC
RAP UGHTINGPLANT BILL'
Charter Meetinf Resoltei Itelf
Into Conference oa Howell
01TE3 TOWER TO MANAGER
meeting tn the city council chamber
yesterday evening, railed oettnslbiy to
dlaeuas proposed charter amendments for
Omtiha, resolved tlMr.v into a spirited
and 'humorous debet on th Howall bill
'or tl establishment of an electric light
ng plant under th supervision of th
Metropolitan Water dtotrlct
A large majority of tha audience ex
pressed disapproval ef th bill, and op
ponent of tho bill who took th floor
said they favored municipal ownership
of an elect rl of light plant If managed a
a municipal proposition, but they pro
tested agamst giving tnor power to th
Water board which, they said, ts man
aged by R. B. HowelV
- Mast Keep Control.
3. J. Foy argued vigorously against
senate file No. 1 In part, he said: "This
Is not a monarchlal form of government.
W must keep th reins In oar own bands.
Mr. Howell knows that If th bill passe
h will b csar. Flac th power la th
hands of on man and you have despot
ism. Mr. Howell's word I now law In
matter pertaining to th water plant, and
It , will be law . again if thla bill should
b passed. I am In favor of municipal
ownership of a water plant, and I would
hav the employe on a basis of effi
ciency .rather than retained as a matter
of political expediency. If you doat like
Mr. Howell., tell him so to his face. I
believe In being fair In this matter. Th
ueatlon really I whether w want th
Metropolitan Water district toTrobbl up
all of th power. My Idea of government
la not government by .en man. . W
do not have home rule here. In tha
of th water plant w have on man
serving aa general manager, bookkeeper.
secretary, auditor and treasurer.'.'
( ' 1 1
Politics Shoald Not Rale.
& A. Sear! asked Mr. roy if he be
lieve tn municipal ownership of a light
plant, to which Mr. roy replied by say.
Ing. "Tes, If pet governed by a political
II. B. Fleharty placed stress on th
point that Omaha , at this time has th
power to build a municipal electric light
and power plant, and he objected to con
ferring this power on the Water board, or
rather on B, B. Howell.
Stat Representative Henry Richmond
said he has a personal liking for R. B.
Howell, general , manager, secretary.
treasurer and auditor of the Metropolitan
WaUr district f
1 A to Tasatloa.
City Attorney J. A. Rta admitted that
there are faults in tha bill. H took ex
ception to thea federal atatlstlca, showing
that Omaha has a high rat of taxation,
and he quoted figure already given In
Th Be to prove hla contention. Ha was
given a generous round or applause. ,
jamea Ktcnaroson, former member ef
th Board of Education and proponent of
th suffrag movement, said ha Is In
favor of th Howell tight plant bill.
Attorney Bin also explained some of
th proposed charter amendments relating
to Increase of thefjnda.
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New Tork Giant officials laht we.V '-
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i;n r ens ana was xnen orrered
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KINGDOM OF POLAND
APPEARS OH SCENE
Germany tni Austria Have Declared
the Independence1 ef Dismem
SOVEREIGN WILL BE- ELECTED
FETROORAD (Via London), Fob.
18. Nsws haa reached bar from ap
parently authentic acmroea that Ger
many and Austria hav declared tho
lndrpondenos of Poland to become
operative February 14, whan It la
planned to hold a convention at Cra
cow, Oallcla, for tha purpose of
choosing kin a". It Is stated that
Archduke Karl Stephen of Austria is
a likely candidate tor the throne.
The convention will eloct by ballot.
The population In such parts of Po
land and Oallcla as are now In the
possession of the Austrian and Ger
mans, It Is said, will vote.
Oermany has fielded German Si
lesia to the proposed klncdom. Fend
ing the holding; of the convention the
temporary government la headed by
Icnata Daachinsky, socialist member
af the Austrian Reichstag.
On tlio Greek Art
frof. I. B. Btooghton Holborn, extension
board lecturer fO(t Oxford and Cambridge
universities, gave th last of a series of
als lectures on "Th Inspiration of
Greek Art," Friday afternoon at th
Toung Women's Christian association.
Th lectures War given under th aus
pices of th Omaha Society ct Fin Arts.
Prof. Holborn compared th art of th
fourth century with th art of the fifth.
Which was th subject of hts talk last
week. He characterised th art of th
fourth century as being pervaded by th
spirit of rrogres of striving toward Ah
"Th art! of th fifth century waa fin
ished, perfect, finite eo that th fourth
century artists could, not Improve upon
that. 60 they want a step farther and
suggested possibilities In their art. Thla
waa transcendental susgestlon and is on
of the methods employed by all good
artists. . Th poet uses ' xtravagant
metaphor, th artist ctpreaaea It trt his
colors. Th' art of tha fifth ' century
reached a certain goal, while th art of
"th fourth century ta characterised by Its
continuing In a certain direction. Incom
pleteness Is Its essential characteristic,"
he said. ,
Th goeaker , advanced , the Idea that
Scopes ', should claim honor with Praxi
teles .as th greatest of Ork sculptors
becaua of hla great Influence on. Greek
art Th lecture 'was Illustrated with
silde of this period la th history of art
. 'Merer I Painted Desert.
Chief Meyers t th New Tork Olents
and Mrs. Meyers spent aa afternoon last
week with the Indiana atr the Painted
Desert, at the fun Diego, Cel., exposi
tion grounds." They .met' Carlisle and
Hhermen students with the leas civlllsod
men from Arlaona, . Meyers U a Mission
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