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THE BEE: OMAHA. Tilt HSD.U , FKMUWRY 27, 15)111
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Gr&am Baking Powder
As superiority is unquestioned
Its fame world-wide
Its use a protection and a guarantee
against alum food
The low-grade powders are made from "alum," or "sodium aluminum
sulphate," which is also alum, a mineral acid, which does not make the
One pound of the low cost powders contains three ounces of alum; a
mineral acid. Is it safe to put that on your pantry shelf along with cans
of food ingredients?
Food baked with alum baking powders is found to contain a portion
of the alum unchanged.
Read the ingredient clause of label on the can. Unless it
shows cream of tartar don 't use the powder.
INVESTIGATE WAGE OF GIRLS
Legislative Committee Opens Head
quarters at Merchants Hotel.
LETTERS ARE SENT TO FIRMS
Women nml (llrln Arc to Hp ("filled
llcforr Committer Wnmnn'a
('1uli Arc to Appear l-'rl-ln-
BRIEF CITY NEWS
Btack-ralooner Co., Undertaken.
Bailey the Dentlii, City Nnfl. D. 356C.
Hava Root Print It Now Beacon
Xilffhtlnff fixtures, Burffs-Crandn
Grant lays driveway, alleys, curbs,
builds' steps, coping, etc. Bee building:.
The Having' Habit, once formed leads
to independence. Nebraska Savings and
Loan Ass'n., organized 1S85. M05 Farnain
If you want a McDougall kitchen cabi
net It Is easy to by one on the co
operative plan. t down and SI per week.
You cannot afford to miss It Beaton &
lAlrd Co., 416-17 South Sixteenth street.
Drnjr Store 1 Bobbed Kdward Madi
son's drug store at Fourteenth and Har
ney streets was broken Into Tuesday
nlghtby thieves and 128 stolen froin the
Dortnr a. Bankruut Daniel Walker, a
physician and doctor, located at I.lnJiay,
iNeb., has filed -a voluntary petition 'n
bankruptcy In the fedora) court, lie
names his liabilities at $21,255 and ills us
SftR as $3,224.
Musical Program Thursday Evening
Th-j musical program that has been an
nounced to take place at the Dletvs Me
morial Methodist church Friday evening
will occur Instead Thursday evening-, I ha
church will also hold a series of revival
meetings next week.
(Haas "Will Is Piled Will of the late
William M. Glass of the heo-Qlass-Au-dresen
company was filed for probate In
county court. The document leaves the
entire estato to the widow and names her
executrix without bond. The petition ."or
Mrs. Glass" appointment In accordance
with the provision of the will estimates
the valuo of the estate at $1,011. This
figure, however, does not Indicate the
true value of tho estate. Hearing on ap
plication for admission to probato was
set for March 18. In all probability .there
will be no objection.
VETERAN HOTEMJLERK DEAD
Steve Miller Passes Away at Wise
MOURNED BY HOST OF FRIENDS
Wan Clerk nt the Mrrclinnt Hotel
for Venm, Where He Formed
Wlilc Acquaintance with
Steve Miller, aged 5S years, veteran notul
clerk who has resided In Omaha toi the
last thlrty-Blx years, died ut th'j Wise
Memorial hospital yesterday after an
Illness lasting over a year.
Miller came to Omaha In tho fall of lSif
from his home, Harrlsburg, t'a. He se
cured a position with the Burlington Hall
way company and for twenty-live yoirs
was night train despatches In his twcr-ty-flfth
year with tho Burlington Miller
was attacked with telegrapher's paraly
sis, which caused him to resign his i -
sltlon with the railroad and accept a po
sition as clerk at the Merchants hotel.
For eight years Miller worked at the
Merchants, where ho met and Docamo ac
quainted with almost every cuttlcma.i
and ranchman In the state of Nebraska
and many others from out of the st.t.
After eight years with tho Merchants
Miller accepted a position with the
Her Grand hotel, whero he has been ills it
clerk for the last three years.
About two montliB ago Miller became so
broken In health that he was lorced tc
leave his work at the Her Grand. Having
saved his riioney ho went to tne Wise Me
morial hospital, but his funds were lim
ited und the Nebraska-Iowa Hotel Clerks'
association took up his case and rais.-'l
money with which to keep the veteran
clerk In the hospital and under a good
physician's care. But the pioneer v.&x i-o
bvken In health that he gradually tailed
until his death.
and Emmet Memorial
The Irish Fellowship club and tho
Bmnlet Memorial association are op
posed to the appropriation of national
funds for tho celebration of the hundredth
anniversary of peace with Great Britain.
This then Is to ue a. suDjeci oi some ooi
discussion at the Robert ISmmet birthday
celebration at the Hcnshaw hotel this
ovenlngv A. W. Jefferls Is to discuss
the proposed appropriation for such a
celebration. Edward Dunn of Iowa, re
cently, a candidate for governor there,
will also speak. A banquet Is to precede
' Persistent Advertising Is
the Iload to
The houjo committee Invr stlRatlYiK the
wage scale of female employes In Omaha
with n view to making a recommenda
tion to the legislature with regard to
the minimum unge bills pending, In at
work In Omaha. The committee, nil but
two members who are absent, are
closeted In Boom i at the Merchants
hotel, where they say they have dono
llttlo deflnlto as yet. They admit little
except that they have sent out several
liuudred circular letters to employers
of female labor In the city, and that they
arc going to wait for replies. Follow
ing Is the circular sent to hundreds or
fit ins employing women and girls in tho
Under authority of the house of repre
sentatives, by resolution, this special com
mittee was appointed to Investigate tho
wages paid working girls In Neltinska.
We have headquarters at the Mer
chants hotel, and are writing you this
letter to request you to furnish us with
tho following Information. Wo do this
that we may be able to expedite our
work while In your city, and will save us
tho necessity of serving you with a sub-
,r,.,n tn iiinoiir hpfore mil' committee.
First Number of female employees at
the present time employe" py you.
Second. Number of fcmnle employees
under the age of IS years.
Third. The names and nildrCSKes of all
female employees employed by you. giv
ing tho wages paid each per week.
Fourth. The number of hours they are
employed each day.
Kindly mall this Information, at your
enrllest convenience, to GeovgeNN. l.one.
chairman, Merchants hotel, Omaha.
Girls aro to be summoned from the
department stores, the telephone com
pany tho packing houses and all estab
lishments employing funiale labor to tes
tify as to wages and conditions. The
committee expects to shield carefully the
names of tho girls who appear to offer
testimony, as members of the committee
TAnCf "Ro TcmOpfpfl ay the Investigation In Lincoln caused
1V1UOU JJO OJJCUUOU.'sonle of Ulp KlrlH (0 l0RC t,0,. positions,
Friday afternoon tho women clubs of
the city, headed by Mrs. Draper Smith,
aro to send representatives beforo the
committee In open session to give their
Ideas of what can he done In the matter
of wages for women and working condi
tions. Three bills are now pending In tho
house with regard to minimum wage.
The ono Introduced by Cronln of O'Neill
provides for a minimum of $10, the ono
by lyjsey of Fremont provides for a min
imum of $9, and the one by Brain of
Omaha provides for a minimum wnge
commission which Is to look nftcr mini
mum wages In the various Industries of
The committed members present at the
Investigation are Georgo W. Losey. chair
man; Henry Hellnger. Plymouth; D. H.
Cronln, O'Neill; J. B. Brain, Omaha; J.
Dairy Inspector Boggle will attempt to
compel the owners of "one-cow dairies"
to have their cows tested for tuberculosis,
the expense to be borne by tho owner.
There is now no law compelling such
"While owners of larger hetds must
havo their animals tested, the one-cow
dairies aro Just as dangerous," said the
Inspector, "and aro as likely to spread
tuberculosis among tho children. Some
thing ought to be done."
It' n. II ti ml iik Slinme
not to havo Buoklcn's Arnica Salve t.i
cure bums, eczema, bolls, sores, pile,
cuts, bruises, wounds and ulcers. 25c
For sale by Beaton Drug Co. Advertisement.
A WOMAN'S GOOjO LOOKS
Depend on her genera! health and freedom from pain. Many a woman looks old
before her time because of those irregularities which are essentially feminine.
Starting from early omanhood, ihe suffers from frequently recurring derangements
that upset her womanly health. If she be beautiful sho grows into that mellow
go without wrinkles and crowfeet about the eyes or the blue circles underneath.
It is invariably the rule that such women suffer little, or not at all, from womanly
derangements which sap the health and leave in the face the tell-tale story of pain
and suffering. Dr.R.V. Pierce, the famous specialist in the diseases of women, found
a prescription in his early practice that soothed the organism peculiar to woman
hood oiled the machinery, as it were, of the human system and helped the woman
to pass those painful periods that scar-lined and aged her face. This remedy became
the well-known Ur. fierce s ravoiite frescnpUon, that has
benefited thousands of women and saved them from misery
sad suffering at different periods in life.
Mm. nABSXtT E. Prates, of 244 Bright Straat. Samto, Ont, wrlta t
" I am now a wall woman af tar u florin for thraa yeara and doctoring
with serend different doctors, each one tayhis; It was omethlnz differ
ent, and the Ut ona, after putting ma through a thorough examination,
said I was suffering from a growth, which. In tune, would remit in
c&ncer, and mid I would not live mora than two years If not opr
atad upon rlshtaway. I bacame hopeleatly dlteourssad but would not
content to tba operation ai I was too weak and too much afraid, but at
last, through the adrtca of a frisnd, I tried Dr. Plena's medicine and
after Cling two bottles of the 'Favorite Preacription' I Immediately
felt a cltange. I alio nacd two boxta of Ilaallng Soppoaitoriu ' and
eight boxes of Lotion Tabtata,' and can safely pralae the namn of Dr.
Plena's medietas to all who suffer from any famala diarete, for th.nq
medicines are all they are claimed to be, and 1 hope will halo others si
Mrs, K, 0. Barton Not
to Inherit Any of
Guy Barton's Money
Mrs. K. C. Barton will not inherit am
part of the millions Irft by the late tlu
C. Barton, according to the will of Mr
Barton. After making a few specif!
bequests to the members of bis famllv.
Mr. Barton placed the remnlnder of hit
large estate In a trust fund with K C
Barton and Mrs. W. H. Millard us
This trust was to be continued for flo
years after tho death of Mrs. Ouy t'.
Barton, when the estate was to be di
vided between the children ut Mr. nlid
Mrs. Bnrtun. As Mrs Bnrtoii died but
four years ago the money was not di
vided, and consenuently K. C Barton
was not enabled to leave nnv of this
money to his widow The will provides
that In case of tho death of the children
of Ouy I. Barton tho money Is to go
to his grandchildren. As Mrs. Millard
and K. f. Barton are now both dead, no
provision has been made for Mrs K r
llnrton. except as she might have the
handling of tho money for her children.
FLORENCE COMMERCIAL CLUB
ELECTS OFFICERS FOR YEAR
At the meeting of the t'onimorrtnl club
of Florence Tuesday the following of
ficers for the ensuing year weie elected.
President. Henry Anderson; vice presi
dent, Frank Brown, secretary. W. 11.
Wnll, and treasurer, II. T. llrlsbln. The
club apiiolnted a comniltteo to nrraugo for
a banquet In honor of tho l'oncn Improve
ment club about tho middle of March.
I'etltlons under the Initiative and refer
endum act calling a special election to
vote $100,000 sewer bonds were reported
by tho municipal nffalrs committee and
endorsed by the club. A B. Anderson
was endorsed for appointment as postmaster
A Sale of
Taken in (ixelmngo for now instruments during
our great club sale, together with many discon
tinued .styles, at prices that will sot new records
for piano Helling in Omalia.
WATCH PAPERS FOR PARTICULARS
DR. BRADBURY DENTIST
1000 rnrnaui St. 80 Bm Ottlot. I'hona Dull, i7i"Oj
Extracting ...... llfic Up J jTOJ&S"! Mlwiliig Tenth mippllrtl
filling auc Ul M3g ttUlffwl I'lfttt. or HcIiIkh
Crowns ...... yg.CH Up 'XjWjfPni KiSjffl fh Nerves rctmstrti
flrldgcwork . . $SUT.O Up NfWW III nlHMKll palm Worh anar
Platen 20O Up "Ci J fi yer-
Ednaf crBe latest
story HLnee Deep in
Knickers',' is inTKe
the lady drummer
finds -that seartfc
skirts spoil the petti?
coat lnismes&lhen she
has a 'wonderful idea
ther hava haUd ma."
If you only knew what pleasure the
Victor-Victrola brings into your home, you
wouldn't be without one for a
Red Caps at Union
Station Having Fun
The substitution of colored red caps
for tho white ones at the Union station
Klves promise of causing all kinds of
Tlf tnr th depot officials. The white
boys know that they are slated to so j
and they know, too, that the colored men
who are to succeed them have not yet
secured their uniforms. They also know
that their successors know nothing about
the business and that they cannot 1
discharged In a bunch. As a result they
are practically running the station. They
are doing things to suit themselves and
when a protest Is made they give the
officials the laugh.
It will be a week or mor before the
colored men will be In their uniform
and until then the grief Is bound to row.
The white boys have practically defied
the station master to discharge them and
Intimated that If he don't do so, they will
strike, Just for the fun of the thing. As
it is now, they come late and; gult early.
It. It. Men Tnlte JVotlce
Conductor 8. L. Miller. Norfolk. Neb.,
on Bonesteel Division of C. & N. W. Ry.
Co., recommends Koley Kidney Pills and
says: "I have uied Foley Kidney Pills
with very satisfactory results and endorse
their use for any one afflicted with kid
ney trouble. They are Jail right." All
railroad men are prone to kidney and
Madder troubles, due to the constant
vlbratlpn of the cars. Foley Kidney Pllla
are a bracing and strengthening kidney
medicine that will always help. No habit
ltobert Morris, member of the Junior
class at Harvard, has been Mtcttd bp-
Mutant managing euuur w.c .............
the daily publication of the university,
Ike following Omaha and Council Bluffs
dealers carry complete lines of VICTOR
VICTR0LAS, and all of the late Victor
Records as fast as issued. You are cor
dially invited to iispect the stocks at
aiy of these estaMishaeits:
Any Victor dealer in
any city in the world
will gladly play any
music you wish to hear.
$1 to $200
Victors, $10 to $100
Victor Talking Machine Company
Camden, N. J.
Cor. 15th and p IP
Harney, Omaha LVC16
Geo. E. Mickel, Mgr.
Talking Machine Department
in the Pompeian Room
A. Hospe Co,
1513-15 Douglas St., Omaha, and
407 West Broadway, .... Covicil Bluffs
Cor. 16th and Harney Sts.
single day. f