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J HKE; OMAHA, Fill DAY. NOVEMBER L'2.
AFFAIRS AT SOUTH OMAHA !
Unheard-of in Mid-Season. An Enormous Stock at Tremendous Reductions
Water Board Qives little Hope of
New Mains This Season.
LACK OF LABOR AND OF PIPF
off ;:ij:Hj.3s?w Jji '
CHy Cntinrllnien unil Mayor llorloi
lmpri'KH 1 lion romlmloner Howell
Ihnt Cnntrnrt explicitly Calls
for Hxlrnslnn of System.
A' 1 V
For Every Baking
BAKING POWDER .
' rvbecausc it's, the
purest. Besf because
it never fails. Best
because it makes every '
bakinglightj fluffy and
evenly raised. Best
because it is modcr- ;
ate in cost (highest in f -quality.
At your grocers.
World' Para Food Expo.
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Tut Epoitlon, FtiKd
Gray Hair Sign
of Age. Easy Way
to Restore Color
A harmless remedy, made from com
mon garden sage, quickly restores gray
lialr to natural color, The cars it tho
3nalr, to pravenfltfifrom losing Its oolor
and lustre, 1 just? i Important a to
m - i a t. . , . .i . : ..I.
Eiro tor ilia lsoui u koqj mem itvm un
coloring. Why 'upend money for cos
metics and creams to Improve the com
plexlon, and yet neglect your hulr, when
gray hair li even more conspicuous and
suggestive, ot age than wrinkles or a
poor complexlenl -Of tho two It li tauter
to preserve the natural color and beauty
of tho hair -than It I to have a good
All that- la ncCesary li the occasional
usa of Wycth'a Sage and Sulphur Hair
Xtemedy, a- preparation of common gar
len Bage and Sulphur, combined with
other valuable remedies for dry, harsh,
faded hair, difndruff, Itching scalp and
fatting hair, .After a few applications ot
this simple harmless remedy, your hair
will gradually be restored to Its natural
color, It; a short, time the dandruff will
be removed, and your hair wilt no longer
come oitf,. but will, Mart to grow as Na
ture intended it anowa.
Don't neglect your hair, for It goes
further than anything e)ie to make or
mar your -food looks. You can buy tttts
remedy at any drug store for fifty cent.
a bottle, and your druggist will give your
money back it you ire not satisfied after
using. Purchase a bottle today.' You
will neTer regret It when you realise the
difference It will make in your appear
Sif f.utn0Urrlil J.llJ ' qulckl mtkn Ue 1
4.!tI SowmtiHlmotOBttKoedonii. SMb
UrytubM. Stop) YHtMroiB vino.
Kea4M We. Cennar. MlaBtsll.Hha.
Ktrp trie C&mp'.exion BeautjM.
Mayor Hoctor of South omaba. Conn
llmi'n, William-. Hartnett ah-i Vanaand
everal eiUiens h as'xi '. t V.'atet
iboerd to ItintaM eleven t.xiii-- r mi.-
DfotocVcd otlehs Of Soulh iu. i :.
?euth t Oniaia olty coundi ordare .
these hydrants Installed sr.-r t r street
hnVeiin Ifut to the eiabilhfd grade,
but tho Water board ho roaJe no move
to i.lace'the hydrants'-or tay the' neces
xntY mains. . . .
Water Commissioner Howell aald s-
trrrtay at a meetlpg wjth .the Houtl).
'Omnha men that every avalfable workman
kit! nil formn have ueen illrcotcd to
;hrlp out thf contractor In 'laying the l)l ,
1 -Oft Iron pip btwon Omaha anrt thf
K ort-nce pumping station. Further, he
;sald the board has, no plpr with whlci
:to cor ncct to hytfnintfl Mf tlrey ' wwe
I placed In B5ulli Om,aha.
' The board referretl the request to the
construction committee, which msy ait
' thorlzo the laylnB of 3C0 feet of main In J
ono bind. In South Omaha, Ttvonty- (
rtKhlh street from D to id, where a'hv ,
idrant Is most nrinled. The committee'
will report next Wednesday, 'Mr. Howell
paid there were twenty districts In
Omaha where mains' bud not been In
stalled and all pipe now on hand was
"potion for." Much' of' the Omsha work
may have to be postponod until spring
If freerlng weather comes soon.
Iloetnr KxvltytnN Contract.
In a few words to the commissioner
and to the Water board last evening 1
iavb Hdctor explained the Wrms of itHe )
cohtract between the city and the Omaha
Water company.' He then went on to
explain that when the Water board took
hold of the property It recelvfed from the t
city mid accepted water rent under '
the old contract, which called ror certain
Improvements by tho Water board. The
taking of tho money from the city la
thought to have been an oversight. Th
mayor says that after allowing some
time to elapse, he called upon Mr, Howell j
to install certain mains and hydrants In j
the western and southern sections or
South Omaha. Mayor Hoctor paid many
visits to Mr. Howell's headquarters In a
vain attemnt to confer with the water
Offers to Kurnlah Lnbor.
Finally a meet In was arranged and
Howell, while admitting the justice ot
the mayor's claims, pleaded the great
dearth of labor and oonfeiued his Inabil
ity to do 'the work until he could find
sufficient tabor. Hoctor told Itawell
that South Omaha would furnish alt tho
labor necessary for the work. Howell
then agreed to put' In the water mains
and hydrants, hut evidently forgot all
about the matter until.- Mayor Hoctor
and Covwcllmen Williams, Vana and
Hartnett called upon him yesterday even
ing and told htm that the work must be
Commissioner Heaty seemed most Im
pressed by the needs of the South Omaha
people and was evidently Inclined to
come to their assistance, but commis
sioner Howell seemed altogether unre
sponsive to any such calls. The commis
sioner indicated that It was quite m-
possible to do any work In Routh Omaha
until after 'he winter, in the meantime
the women and children In the western
Hcctlun of the city will carry water trom
distant wells and go without tiro protec
The mayor and hi council may start
fight for the rights accorded Bouth
Omaha on Its contract. The fight, tf
started, wilt be pushed with sufficient
speed to compel tho w.ater commissioner
to stand by the aontract renewed this
year, when he accepted the rents of the
Maglo City under the nld terms of the
Omaha Water company.
Hnsperts ltevllc Knch Other,
Fented opposite one another In the
office of Chief ot Detectives James Shea
han, Jack McDaw, alios. Jack Williams
and Charles Iloberts, colored, reviled ona
another for lying to the police Iloth
men ara held on suspicion of having been
concerned In recent robberies. Dotectlves
fiheahan and McQulre says that Iloberts
has been stealing clothes trom his neigh
bors In the vicinity ot Twenty-eighth
and -R 'streets. The ' men It is claimed
after having appropriated the clothes
would visit their victims and condole with
them on the lots ot tholr raiment,
The men are also said to be mixed
up In a system ot stealing from the pack
ing houses. The police say Williams or
. McDaw has been tile tool of Iloberts,
I who Is said to haw sent his companion
'to pawn the stolen articles.
Atlor McDaw's arrest, ho attempted to
break Jail, but was detected by Jailor
Corcoran. McDaw had been taking
'coke" when arrested.
Theater Tartr tllven.
The navel club ot the South Omaha
High School gave a theater party aC Hie
Fern theater last evening after lb had
met in til high school auditorium, where
a debate on tho question, "Ilesolved,
That the high protective' tariff ' of the
United Htates is deterlmentat to thw gen
eral welfar of tho American people," and
In which iierle Curtl and Albln Hoff
man ot tho neirutivc, deroaiea i.ouu
Change of Ownership Gives You
This Most WfRderfHl Buying Opportunity. The Nebraska's Entire High Grade Stock
ALL MEN'S AND YOUNG MEN'S V, to
SUITS AND OVERCOATSi p r 1 6
VOU MEN KNOW THAT NEVER BEFORE
m a a -a -v -v v --. -r V TT w ( MSSL ay-
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iiuvc yuu iitu a l.iiuiiv-i. tiivu una iu rvvj jl jt j i-i x ur j
YOTTl CLOTHES ISIONIY nt this time of the year. Tou'vo probably never equalled these values at any time, anywhere.
an opportunity to got the world's best clothes ut the most astonishingly low prices ever known in the west.
Choose From the Largest Stock in This Territory, Pay to i Price
IT'S. A MIGHTY GOOD THING FOR YOU MEN WHO HAVE WAITED
that this is by far the largest stock in this part of the country. That's the reason we are enabled to
satisfy evory man who comes. Hundreds are buying as they have never bought before. Your clothes mouoy deserves the big
gest values you can get for it. Dont delay.. This is loo good to miss. Even if you have to come a hundred miles.
The Nebraska's Q
$10 and S12;50
Suits and Over
coats, all, at . . . .
I The Nebraska's
$15 and $16.50
. Suits and Over
coats, all, at ....
$20 and $22.50
Suits and Over
coats, all, at . . . .
$25, $30, $35
Suits and Over
coats, all, at ....
All Boys' Suits
siasias1ssMgslg asi T W sa r
JOKIT A. BWAHSOK,
WK. X,. K0X,nt4K,
the referee a decision will be handed
down. It Is expected that the decision
will not be long delayed Forty days
will be allowed for appeal after the de
cision has been rendered.
Attorney Denn Itlnger, who returned
from Lincoln yesterday evening expressed
hlmstlf as confident of winning.
NOTES FROM BEATRICE
AND GAGE COUNTY
BEATRICE. Neb., Nov. 21.-(Bpeclal.)-
II. Leon Miller, who, a few years ago,
tried to Interest a number of Beatrice
capitalists In a "blue sky" railroad pro
ject) and- ivho was recently arrstod at
Kansas City for using the malls to do
fraud, was released from Jail yesterday
ii t,t list. paco on a $S,0CO bond. Miller says
his arrest is all splto work. Before going
to Kansas City he operated In h number
bf Nebraska towns With llttlo success,
A number of candidates have already
ntercd the racp for tho offlc of super
intendent of tho feeble minded Institute
to succeed Dr.' "W, M. Thomas, who was
appointed by Governor C H. Aldrlch.
Those who are anxious to get some ot the
p'e to be passed around by Qovernor-oleot
Morehead are Dr. C I Koe, Dr. J, Lewis
Webb and Dr. Dearinr. Dr. Hoe served
ns superintendent under Bhollonberger'a
administration, and Dr. Dearlng was Ur
pertntendent during Governor Savagw's
A meeting wilt hn held in Beatrice next
Saturday afternoon for tho purpose ot
organising a Farmers' Improvement also-
elation. All tho stockholders of tho I
farmer elevator companies in tho county
have been Invited to attend the meeting, i
O. IS. Webster, & ploneor resident of
Tioatrlco, who was etrlckfn with paralysis
last Friday, died suddenly this morning
at 1 o'clock, aged 77 years. He was a re-'
tired farmer and owned a tine farm et
of the city. He Is survived by his -wife
and three children.
The Jury in the case of Daniel Obonnell
of Wymora against the lllifaley Protec
tive association brought in a verdict last
evening n the district court for the
plaintiff for HW, O'Donnell held a policy
with the company, and In May, 1908, was
Injured In a- railroad wreck,
Mrs. EJIraboth Schober, an old, resident
of Gage county, died Thursday ut her
home at rickrell, aged 61 years. She Is
survived by her husband and seven chil
dren. Tho funeral will be held Thursday
afternoon at 1;30 o'clock fro mlh Tutted
Brethren church at .rickrell.
ITALIAN CHARGED WITH
ROBBING GREEK RELEASED
T Alien ItOClC. Neb., Nov, 51. (Ppeclal.l
Uomeuleo KcWmentl. an Italian -section
hand, who had been under arrest hero
slnre Sunday ritght. charged with the
robbery tt Bill ratios, a Greek section !
Will Ask Recount
PAinnUItT, Neb., Nov. 21.-(Speclat.)-Steps
are being taken by O. R. Jones, de
feated candidate for county assessor on
ticket, to havo the ballots canvassed and
a recount made. Mr. Jones was defeated
in the recent election by his demooratlc
rival, J. C. BuVtel. Mr. Jones received
1,635 votes and Mr. Dartel. 1.S38. It is
tald that in case Mr. Jones should win
on a recount ot the ballots Irt Jefferson
county, ho might lose when the case was
appealed to the supreme court on the
ground that he was not entitled to the
prohibition votes, having failed to file
his acceptance of the nomination. Owing
to Its unusual features, the case is at
tracting a great deal of attention.
Teacher Unable to Keep Secret,
BTBI.LA, Neb., Nov. 21.-Spec!al.)-When
Miss Ella Kuhlman was married
to Harry Wambsley at her home at Bar
ad a on Sunday, ahe expected to keep the
wedding a secret from her pupils In
Prairie Union district near Stella. Mon
day morning she went to school as usual,
but the pupils did not arrive as ordinary.
Kach carried a piece of china, thus giv
ing her a dish shower. Mr. and Mrs.
Wambsley havo gone to housekeeping: 'in
Host Wonderful lleallnR. '
After suffering many years with a sore,
Amos King. Port Byron, N. T., was cured
by Bucklen'a Arnica Salve. 25c. For Sale
by Beatbn Drug Co. Advertisement.
HAWKEYES READY FOR
CLASH WITH BADGERS
IOWA CITY, la.. Nov. 21. (Spoclat.)
Hopeful of making a better showing
against tho Badgers than was achieved
against the Minnesota team, the Hawk
eyes tonight took their last hard scrim
mage before the cloMng battle of the
season. Tho work was marked by many
Injuries and disappointments, and Hawk
eye prospects for a fair showing in the
coming encounter slumped several points
y tho time tho practice ended. Parapns,
the star halfback, turned up at practice
time with an akle so tamo that ho coutd
hardly walk, causing consternation
among the coaches and rooters. Penning.
roth followed .him at the position. Cap
tain Hanson had a bad cold.
Advices from Wisconsin are to the ef
fect that the Badger team will come to
Cedar Rapids on Friday and work out
on the Coe college, field that afternoon.
The teani will remain there Friday night,
coming to Iowa City In a special car
Saturday. The regular Wltconsln lineup
will be used throughout tho game.
l'rlxcu for llnnr Ilnll Knlr.
KEARNEY", Npb., Nov. 21.-Speclal.)-At
tha close of the solicitation this even
ing of business houses ot tho city at
lea-si $100 worth of supplementary prlzt-s
to be awarded In the popularity contest
which is to be a part of the base ball
fair, had been subscribed, A real estate
firm headed the list with a desirable
building lot near the Stato Normal school.
The grand prize, an automobile, will be
awarded the last night of the week's
fair, while the others will be apportioned
at the 'other nights entertainments.
Shall Street Car Stops Be Changed?
TSls! TT'rts, DssvmsJamt ' Foley und Bryon Nixon of the afflrma hand of $10 nbout 7 o'clock Friday night
I In Cntn Bomtt Only.)
Produces a soft, velvet?
appearance so much ad
mired, and nrmalni until
vruhed off Purified by
a new proccM. Will no
clog tha pom. Harmless.
Prevents sunburn anf
return of dlscoloratU-ss.
WiffJH Ft&su, ,
By tollei counters or mailt 50c.
fori if aft entirtjj fltaitd.
SOU bj gkcrmin-McConocU Drue Co.. Owl Drug
C lrl nrmnT lUrranj Risrmtrr, Wtr
Xoom 83 Bo aflas Block
Artistic Kepalrlag of gtrisgea
'Ztrge Asrtsait ef Ola
tlve. An unusual number attended and in the railroad yards her, had his pre- J
so, to give the now-coincrs a good time, :)lmlnry examination before Justice M .
It was decided among the members to Marble at 7 o'clock last evening. The
give a theater party.
Commissioners Klsht Hard,
Beuten at every point In the ouster pro.
ceedlngs brought against them Flro and
Pollcq Commissioners Ryan and Plyonka
are making desperate battle to stave
oft final action of the supreme court until
early naxt -spring, when a new election
wH jellevo them of further vexation.
Tuesday' hearing at Lincoln saw a now
faco Jn the array of legal talent whlcU
the two accused commissioners have mus
tered for thetr defense. Harry Ftehrarty
was first retained In . the esse. Later,
when U became apparent the case would
go to trial. K(l P- Smith mado, his ap
pearance and now V. J. Council (sodded
to the first two attorneys tor trie defense.
One ot the contentions made at Tues
day's hearing was that Mayor Tratnor
and Chief of Police Urlgga were at fault
for the laxity or ma laws it) South
Omaha. Thn commissioner asked that
they, be relieved from responsibility i(
having to tear the iiuruens ot tho mayor
and chief of police. This is in direct
contrariety to tho decision rendered by
the supremo court in the Donahue ouster
After the supreme court lias given some
consideration to tbe recommcndutluns ot
action was a state case and the complaint
was drawn by County Attorney 8. J. Gra
ham of Pawnee City, who prosecuted the
caro. and the prisoner was defended by
x-County Judre F. A. Barton of ths
The evidence was deemed Insufficient
to bind him ovV to the district court
and tho defendant was discharged,
New asoiilei Temple nt llnattnK.
HASTINGS, Neb.. Nov, Jl.-(Speclal.)-
The local building committee of the
MasontQ order has accepted plans for a
hev Masonic Temple, to be constructed
here at a oast, completely equipped, of
approximately tM,ooa. The building will
be erected" on the site of the Vr'scnt
structured, parta ot" whloh wll be used
in the new temple. The commltteo will
lu'eet' nlx't Monday to award contract tor
tbo construction work. j
tlraml Mnster Cain 'to Spent . '
STEMjA, Neb.. Nor. iI.-(Spce at -.!.
R. Cain, Jr.; grand master of the Muonlc
-Mod go in Nebraska, wljl make a speech j
rni ueorgo ainingion juasoinc imia in
6t. Louis on Thanksgiving day too or-1
ration being tho initiation" ot the seven-,
hundredth member Into tbe lodge Graild ,
masters from tvn states will be pre ent.
Tho Commercial Club" and the Omulm Auto-Motov
(automobile) Club desire to have street cars stop at tho
near side of tho street intersections to take on and let off
passengers instead of at tho far side, as they do at pres
ent. Tho claim is mado by them that it will lessen
The Omaha & Council Bluffs Street Railway Company
does not favor the change for the following reasons:
1. It has been tho established practice in this city,
over since street care havo been operated, to stop oil
the, far side of intersections, and it is tho established
practice in tho majority of cities throughput the country
today. We feel a change would be confusing to resi
dents and strangers alike.
. 2. To .stop at the near side of intersections would leave
tho car entrance fifty feet away from the cross-walk,
compelling passengers to wade through mud when
boarding cars on unpnved streets, and compelling them
to wade through snow and slush when boarding cars,
even on' paved streets on many diys during the winter.
3. Careful study and investigation fails to substantiate
the claim that the near-side stop lessens accidents. The
theory of advocates of the near-side stop is that there
will be fewer collisions if cars stop on tho pear side otthc
street intersections. Our experience and the experience
of other street railways is that but few collisions occur
at intersections whero the car is about to stop. Ninety
per cent of all collisions occur either in the middle'of the
block or at intersections where the car is not about to
stop and, therefore, would not be affected by the change
and the remaining ten per cent would still occur, because
tho chanco of a street car colliding with another vehicle
when crossing an intersootion remains the same whether
it is starting up from a stop or coming to a stop as it
crosses the intersection. In either event, the speed of
the car would be the same.
IF THE OMAHA & COUNCIL BLUFFS STREET
RAILWAY COMPANY BELIEVED THAT THE NEAR
SIDE STOP WOULD LESSEN ACCIDENTS, IT
WOULD BE QUICK TO ADOPT IT FOR FINANCIAL
ilEASONSJF FOR NO OTHER, AS IT IS COM
PELLED TO PAY THE DAMAGES.
4. A number of cities, after trying tho nyar-side stop,
have abandoned it and returned to the former practice
of stopping at the far side. Notable among tho cities is
the City of Minneapolis where conditions are very similar
to tho conditions in our own city.
The Omaha & Council Bluffs Street Railway Company
desires to do in this mntter what the majority of its
patrons wishes it to do, and, in order to give its patrons
the opportunity to express thomaelves, will tak.e a vote
on the question.
On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, November 25th,
26th and 27th, passengers on paying their fare will re
ceive from tho conductor a ballot, on which they will
.please indicate their wishes in tho matter by marking a
cross opposite "FAR SIDE" or "NEAR SIDE" and
drop the same in the box on the rear platfonn of the car.
It should be borne in mind that if tbe near-side stop is
adopted, cars will no longer stop on the far side.
Men, women and children alike are entitled to a vote
for each fare they pay, and wo sincerely hope that all
persons will exercise their right to vole each time they
ride, sq that we may havo a fair expression of public
sentiment on this question, not only for our own guidance,
but also for the guidance of the City Commissioners, who
have been requested by tho Commercial Club to enact an
ordinance requiring us to stop on the near side instead
of tho far sido.
Omaha and Council Bluffs
Street Railway Company