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Omaha Tax Title Buyer Practices
"Simple Life" Doctrine
with a Vengeance.
Special to The Journal.
Omaha, Neb., Nov. 11.With wealth
of a $100,000, with the philosophy of
Emerson, Thoreau, and the other great
.writers of the ConcarcL school as his
solace and his comfort, with the cares of
a dailv business that, often mounts 'up.
into thousands of dollars/Andrew Jack-1
son Seaman's living costs him 15 cents,
a dav on an average. His wildest epi-.
curean flights never exceed in cost 10
cents a day. I
Seaman lives in the suburbs of Ben
Bon, in a cold, barren room that costs
him but 50 cents a week rent to the
owner of the dismal little cottage of
which it forms a part.
Here I mav rest in peace and read
by Bible and niy Emerson and my Thor
eau, when the trials of the day are
over," he explains. "Of course, I
can't read much this weather, because
I have no stove in my room, but by re
tiring early and putting my lamp at the
head of mv bed, I spend manv a happy
hour in reading and meditation. My
surroundings do not amount to much,!
but they are nearest in resemblance to I
Thoreau's ideal home close to nature at
Walden Pond, that I can find for 50
cents a week, which is all that any un
married man ought to pay in rent.
A Tax Title Buyer.
Mr. Seaman's business is that of tax
title buyer. During the past two years'
he has been especially active because
10 per cent of the separate pieces of
property in Omaha have been sold under
the hammer at a cleaning up sale in
taxes known as the "tax scavenger
sale." He has bought and sold titles
rapidly, and often his extensive capital
has been completely invested for sev
eral days at a time. Day after day he
lias attended the sales during the regu
lar business hours, and then tramped
thru the outskirts of the city until dark
ness, looking over lots that would be on
sale the following day, that he might
more accurately judge their values and
bid accordingly.
But thru it all he has lived the sim-
life with a vengeance. He didn 't do
because of necessity, but because it
was a part of his nature, inherited from
his fattier sixty-two yeajs ago, and
studied with philosophic mind.
A man can live upon an economical
basis all right, if he will watch out for
his expenses," says Mr. Seaman. "My
father always taught me to cut my coat
according to my cloth, and not accord
ing to the fashion. That is why I can
live about as cheaply as any man in
Years ago Mr. Seaman was a steel
worker. But by working hard and sav
ing all but the mere trifle that his daily
fare cost him, he had enough money
saved in a few years to begin his pros
perous career as a buyer of tax titles,
which business he has extended to Den
ver, Lincoln and Kansas City, journey
ing to those places from time to time in
9 i::
the "cheapek^manner"possible7packing 1
his documents and some rolls and cheese
as traveling rations into his rusty and
frayed little hnndbag.
Mr. Seaman's business motto is to buy
when others want to sell, and, to sell
when they want to buy. He scorns the
man who puts all his money on .his back
and declares that any man can dress
comfortably upon $5 or $6 a year.*
Finds a Cheap Office.
1 He is a member of the Young Men's
Christian association and spends the
greater part of his time in the rooms of
the association^ saying' the membership
fee of $5 a year is the cheapest office
rent. There he writes and arranges his
title.business. He nts the printed de
linquent tax lists from
book in ordeand to
pastes them in a s_c!ra'T5,
keep track of Ms business.
In the early of Mr. Seaman's
career as a tax title buyer, the Y. M. C.
\A. had a limited'' -membership that
cost but $2 a ye-ary and this amount Mr.
Seaman paid promptly each year, but
-finally, during thehard times when the
directors were scratching around for
every dollar obtainable the sight of the
wealthy tax title buyer sitting day after
day in the most comfortable spot in the
building, using up association stationery
and eating his frugal' lunches on the
library tables, they hinted to him that
an additional contribution would be wel
comed. But the philosopher ignored the
suggestion. Finally a plot was formed
by the directors to do away with the $2
membership altogether, and make every
I one pay at least $5. This, it was
thought, would banish Mr. Seaman, but
it didn't he paid the increase.
Solves the Coal Problem.
Mr. Seaman also solves the coal prob
lem, which is apt to-be such a.winter
bugbear for some peoplfe,.by simply elim
inating the coal altogether."- He has
never slept in a heated room, he-says.
Mr. Seaman is worried when any one
1 asks him about his wealth, and evades a'
direct answer. But conservative esti
mates, based on the amounts he has
been known to have invested at a given
.time, place it at a little over $100,000.
[Yet he lives without kith or kin or cat
or dog, but only his well-thumbed and
pencil-marked volumes from the writers
of the Concord school, some cheap prints
of Emerson and Thoreau and Margaret
.Fuller and Amos Bronson Alcott, evi
dently torn from a magazine, tacked to
the walls, and a single framed picture
Thoreau's hut at Walden Pond hang
ing over the head of his bed. Unshaven
-and unkempt, his sordid, miserly life
lighted by the single brilliant light of
:his Unitarian philosophy, which warms
him into the belief that he is living the
.simple, sainted life, of those Who'first
taught, transcendentalism.
Spain's King Killed 29 Boars" to the
Kaiser's 33.
Special Cable to The Journal.
Berlin, Nov. 11jKing Alfonso,
Emperor William and Crown Prince
Henry traveled early yesterday to Han
over to the shooting box of Springe.
After taking up their respective posi
tff. tions in the
M?*-, g&n
WM0/king shot twenty-nine8
th drive past be-
and splendid ensued .Th
boars and the
il| emperor thirty-three. Alfonso laugh
J ingiy exclaimed to the kaiser, I never
shot so badly in my life.''
New Patents.
.$? Washington, D. Nov. 11.(Spe-
cial.)The following patents were is
sued this week to Minnesota and Da
kota inventors, as reported by William
son & Merchant, patent attorneys. 925-
933 Guaranty Loan Building, Minne
apolis, Minn.: Peter Brandt, Chisago
City, Minn., poison distributor Andrew
V. Cleland, Minneapolis, Minn., fanning
mill Walter C. Cunningham, Minne
apolis, Minn., collar and cuff ironing
machine Louis Drabek, Turner, S.
D., treating ore slimes Andrew Kam
merloher, Minneapolis, Minn., grain'
cleaner Emery B. La Mont, Ashton,
S. D., earth auger Thomas McGrath
and McAndrews, Minneapolis, Minii.,
spiral conveyor Kistel Osel, St. Paul,
Minn., (2) building block and brick
mold William Shattuek, Minneap
olis, Minn., firearm attachment Casper
Spiess, Norwood, Minn., concrete fence
3 post Charles W. Stark, Mountain Lake,
.Minn., wire reel Ida M. Thompson,
Jamestown, N. D., window kitohen.
First' 'News 'Section.
Mrs. Hubbard Safe After Tempt
ing Death in Labrador
Wastes and Eapids.
Journal Special Service.
New York, Nov. 11.Mrs. Leonidas
Hubbard, Jr. has returned to Chateau
Bay, Labrador, from the Labrador
wastes, where her husband perished in
1903, after having followed, step by
step, his trail in the frozen wilds and
settled, once and for all, in her own
mind, the manner of his death.
The gravest fears for the devoted wid
ow 's safety were entertained before she
returned to Chateau Bay on Wednesday.
Before that the last direct news of Mrs.
Hubbartd wash containeNorthwest
Wealthy Omaha Man whose Frugality Is Exceptional.
in a letter
"It was:*a^splendid
sh,e wrote a Frenc Post, river
Labrador, on June 27.
In her telegram, dated today from
Chateau Bay, Mrs. Hubbard, among
other things, says:
"Our undertaking has been success
ful, I went away prepared to meet
many hardships met none.~
Tribute i Her Husband,
trip, which gave
me pleasure and, "more-than pleasure,
the privilege of offering tribute to one
whose life and the spirit in whieh he
lived were beautiful beyond anything
that life has shown me.
"On June 27 we left Northwest
river in an attempt to croSs the north
eastern portion of the Labrador penin
sula, by way of the Nascaupec and
George rivers. On Aug. 27 we were
received at the George river Hudson
Bay company's post at Ungava bay.
Then more than five hundred and fifty
miles of our journey was accomplished
without serious mishaps. One accident
we had on the Nascaupec river, when
a canoe turned in the rapids and two
men barely escaped drowning.
We reached .the height of the table
land and the heights of George river,
Oct. 10. Here we met two bands of
Indians, whom we found to belong to
the Montaign tribe. Two days and a
half below there, at Indian House lake,
we came on the Nascaupees or 'barren
ground people.' At both camps we
were received in a grand manner.
Ban Miles of Bapids.
"Below Indian House lake the river
flows on an almost continuous rapid
nearly to its mouth, and for five days
after leaving the lake we ran rapids
from morning until night. There were
stretches of miles where the river
whirled down so that you felt certain
that around the point where it disap
peared sudden destruction must wait
you. Once we ran three and. three
quarter miles in-fifteen-minutes.
"We had.no illness in the party. I
all, we passed eighteen days in camp.
We left George river on the steamer
Pelican, 0$t. 22 reaching Rigolette
Nov. 1. We were fortunate enough to
connect there with the steamer King
and Ward, which is due in Quebec about
Nov. 18.
R. B. Higbee Tells About, Valuable
Idaho Property.
What promises to be' one ofr'the big
gest acquisitions the state of Idaho has
secured in years is "the smelter which
has just been about completed at Pon
deroy, Idaho, by the Panhandle Smelt
ing Co. of that state.
R. B. Higbee, the well-known mining
man, in speaking of the Idaho smelter,
"The men in back of the Panhandle
Smelting Co. are among the best known
and influential men of that section of
the United States.
"To the investor this company and
its undertakings offer a proposition
that is far out of the ordinary invest
ment, as the safety of the enterprise is
absolute, being backed by holdings that
more than guarantee the solidity of
every dollar invested.
Situated as this smelter is in the
heart of a rich mining section, enough
ore has been contracted for to insure
the successful running of ,the smelter
for an indefinitely long period.
A mine without a smelter to extract
its precious metals is as useless as a
mine without any ore, and many large
mine owners gladly welcome the ad
vent of the Panhandle company's
Mr. Higbee stated, thai this com
pany is doubly fortified in that it owns
many acres of valuable mineral lands
in which is exposed large bodies of ore
of sufficient hieh grade to enrich the
investor in the Panhandle Smelting Co.
The company is backed by men who
are known and rated as Successful min
ing men of means and authority and
if it were not for the fact that the
building of the smelter requires con
sider'abfe ready '.qnoney- the outside "in-
vestor would not' have the opportunity
of securing holdings" in this high-class,
gilt-edged undertaking.
To get relief "from indigestion, bil
iousness,, constipation or torpid liver
without disturbing the stomach orpurg
ing the bowels, take a few doses of
Carter's Little Liver.Pills they will
please you. V^V---^^K^^
Ward, Once a Star of the Gridiron,
Speaks Out for the Gridiron
Jeurnal Special Service.
Chicago, Nov. 11.It is a pity the
students of the University of-Nebraska
were not in Chicago yesterday to wit
ness the transformation of Dean H. B.
Ward. Heretofore they have known
-him aswan absorbed physician, dean of
their medical school and a great stick
ler for "discipline" and "dignity,"
and the "ethics.of the profession"
upon which Ke talks to the' freshmen
every year.
But yesterday he dropped several of
theseyou could scarcely call them
masks^these aspects of his professional,
self and revealed himself to the menii
bers of the dignified American Acad
emy of. Medicine as/.'Hank Ward," tlite.
one-time halfback on Bis old varsity,
football team.
Sizzling Criticisms.
This tookvrjlace during
sion of the-academy devote.d4to*y"stlivela
influence of recreation upon the
vidftal and $he community," in whilB
football came in for sizzling criticisms.
After several speakers had analyzed
the game, dwelling upon its brutalityy
its unhealthy competition, and its other1
evils, Dean Ward took the floor. It
was as the dignified dean that he?
I suppose that we would all ad-
mit," he said, cautiously, "that every:
college possesses radically different
types of men who turn to different^,
types of athletics. Some men, light
and swift, go in for tennis and track:
athletics. Another coterie." finds its
keenest enjoymerft in baseball, and so.
on. Now it seems to me that much of
the criticism against football fails to
take into account this fact, that the
big, heavy men, the men with big
frames and pulsing blood .and heavy
jaws, really need this game as an -out
let for their energies.
Back to the Days of Old.
The academy was silent, and the
dean gradually warming up to his sub
ject, slid into transformation No. 1
the "ol grad who admits, tho still
deploring, some of the criticisms
against the game.
"Of course, the game his its evils.
There is graft in it and there is silly
partizanship and all that. But can't
we get together and eliminate them?
Graft? Why, that is a widespread so
cial and business evil. Football has no
monopoly on it. And partizanship?
Why, I saw a National League base
ball game in Philadelphia where the
crowd swarmed down from the bleach
ers and nearly mobbed the teams. But
nobody proposes to banish the game on
that account."
The academy was distinctly unsym
pathetic, but the "old grad." had'got
too warmed up to care. Recollections
of the days when he wore the mole
skins were pressing him into transfor
mation No. 2. It was the halfback who
picked up the speech and jammed this
at the doctors:
A Magnificent Game.
"Great blazes, the game is a magni
ficent game. I is superb. Are you,
going to take the big, husky men and
have them dawdle with dumbells in the
gym? I is not a brutal game for the
men who play it. In twenty years it
has not had a single fatality in any
college where it. is kept under clean
amateur management. What are the
big men going to do to get rid of their
suberabundant energy,?
You and I know what they did in
the days of Daniel Webster. There was
drinking then on a scale unparalleled
by anything in collegiate circles today.
As physicians, you cannot afford to go
on record against football. What
plead with you to do. is to join with
all of us in making it a clean sport, in
developing the spirit of fair play and
in insisting on a gentlemanly reception
for the opposing team. Theri
at that, an intense, but a fair
Foe of the Game Replies.
R. R. Row, superintendent of schools
at Berwyn, 111., whose paper on The
Relation of Education to Recreation
had aroused the sleeping halfback 'in
Dean Ward, was called upon to answer.
"Dean Ward has admitted most of
the evils of the game," he said, "tho
he has not laid as much stress as I
would upon its narrowing effect upon
its devotees. The men who follow foot
ball lose immensely. They miss half of
the things in their college life that
would give them a broader outlook
upon life. Pew of them go out well
equipped. No sport should be allowed
to grow so absorbing as football is at
Special to The Journal. -J^
_Hillsboro, N D Nov^ ll.-rSi*TM.
Hydle has resigned as cashier of the
Hillsbore National b,ank in this "city
and will take a similar position at Ga
fison McLean county. is suc
ceeded here by O.. Arnegaard, who has
been connected with the bank for sev
eral months.
Eiraibcii is
Grassland Continues to-'Attract
|,r Interest on Itev Tbro^
By Secretary Falrall.
Speolal to The Journal.
Emun8o of I&irley,"Greenland,". jtron county
He Kite lived* for riSaijly tjrenty years
in thp lake'shore cauntsy find is thoro
ly pSstetFfenits resources and oppor
tunities. He speaks five languages.,
The car today is at Bingham Lake,
and. the past week has been at St.
largje crowds continue to inspect the
exhibits. At St. James the reception
was, especially cordial. Wortbington,
Minn., will be visited early next week,
and'then the car will go into Iowa otf
the Omaha line, toward Sioux City.
At the meeting of the executive com
mittee at Ashland yesterday, much
business was transacted. Steps were
taken to have the real-estate dealers
and landowners in the several cities
and villages organize into real-estate
boards for the better following up of
James and Mountain Lake, all Minne
sota towns. Reports received snow that that the most unmusicalman shall be
some plan5
probable that
of this direction
will soon be reported that will meet
the'views of those interested.
To Assist Association.
canvassed early last summer and it is
Where the Money Has Gone.
I this the Farmers' as
and iro
executive committee is pre
paring and will soon publish a detailed
statement of all moneys received from
its organization and an itemized state
ment of all expenditures.
Of course the "Grassland" is an ad
vertising scheme. That is what the
North Wisconsin Farmers' association
is. I takes timej' as all advertisers
know, to get the benefit of advertising.
This fall we find all over the lake shore
counties that results are coming in the
i3ay of homeseekers from the work of
ithe car and the
.winter and spring.^1
Tie loca papersfall,tlas are
feptng daily of lariif sales and new peo
jpftf^ming in". Tl&y: are also full of
new? about what, buxfarmers ar,evdoing
fttr?:5e^tejl^.their, areasj-to get $Fmore
Mi.^\ *i
Z* AP^OltfTG 4Ubv
W Journal. "i '\i
S.\., Nov. *11.GovernorTSlrod
Iqday'/app'olnted Henry J. Mohr,, county
ti#&|ke qf Hanson county, to fill tne va-
.^aney caused: by the death of Judge-Rob
'ert Dott.
k -p'T-r? 1
Rural free .'delivery routes to be established
Jau. 2: MinnesotaEllsworth, Nobles county,
route 1, length 28 Dallas,' area, 14 square miles,
population 475, houses 110 Holland. Plpestoue
county, route 1, length 26% miles, area, 14
square miles, population Served 473, houses 105.
Fourth-class postmasters appointed: Iowa
Aurora, Buchanan county, F. E. Jackway, vice
J. A. Kinney, resigned Beloit, Lyon county,
Ellen M. Morton, vice Seth H. Morton, deceased.
Appointments made In the rural carrier force
Nov. 15: North DakotaMaddock, routes 1 and
'A Peter J. Rice carrier, Carl Berkin substi
tute MinnesotaLitchfield, route 2, George E.
Cassady carrier, Daniel B. Cassady substitute
route 7, Elliot M. Angler carrier, John R.
Angler substitute South DakotaDelmont, route
1, Frank S. Pellon carrier, Don Marvin substi
tute Madison, route 2, Franklin J. Burnett car
rier, Orange F. Curtis substitute.
Also a Few Facts on the Same Subject.
We hear much nowadays about
health foods and hygienic living, about
vegetarianism, and many other fads
along the sarneJine.
Eestaurants may be found in the
larger cities where no meat, pastry or
coffee is served and the food crank is
in his glory, and arguments and the
ories galore advanced to prove that
meat was never intended for human
stomachs, and almost make 'us believe
that our sturdy ancestors, who lived
fourscore years in robust health on
roast beef, pork and mutton, must have
been grossly ignorant of the laws of
Our forefathers had other things to
do than formulate theories about the
food they ate. A warm welcome was
extended to any kind, from bacon to
A healthy appetite and common
sense are excellent guides to follow in
matters of diet, and a mixed diet of
rains, fruits and meats is undoubtedly
he best.
As compared ,with grains and veg
etables, meat furnishes the most nutri
ment in a highly concentrated form
and is digested and assimilated more
quickly than vegetables or grains.
Dr. Julius Bemmeon, on this subject,
says: "Nervous persons, people run
down in health and of low vitality
should, eat meat and plenty of it. If
tho digestion is too feeble at first it
may be easily corrected by the regular
use of Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets after
each meal. Two of these excellent
tablets taken after dinner will digest
several thousand grains of meat, eggs
or oth^rv
animalhow fo6rweak
in three hours,
'nlatteS the stomach
may be^jjo tfoublePwill be experienced
if a regular practice is made of using
Stuart's Dyspepsia., Tablets, because
they supply the pepsin and diastase
necessary to perfect digestion, and
every form of indigestion will be over
come by their use.,
'That large class of people who come
under the head of nervous dyspeptics
should eat plenty of meat and insure
its proper digestion by the daily use of
a safe, harmless digestive medicine like
Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets, composed
of the natural digestive principles, pep
sin, diastase, fruit acids and. salts,
-which actually perform the work of
digestion. Cheap cathartic medicines,
masquerading under the name of dys
viiepsjia cures, are useless for indiges
ffcion, as tltey have absolutely no effect
-uponf the actual digestion of food.
Dyspepsia in all its many forms is
dimply a failure of the stomach to
digest food, and tke. sensible way to
%o!ve*' the,' riddle, arid cure the dyspepsia
iff^b make' daily. uW at meal time .of a
preparation like Stuart's Dyspepsia
Tablets, which is endorsed by the medi
cal profession and known to contain
active diarestive principles.
in 2
Iron Biver, Wis., Nov. 11.The
Farmers' aBsociatian is fortunate in
its car attendant for the
J. A%r The committee also arranged for the g^^f ^ers of Oklahomna and
presentation to the boards* of super- S^^fit^ S.ww
visors of the lake shore counties* of factum 3 lit ft' "tni*^
a request for an appropriation for each I aWn
to abolish*
able to whistle it after he has heard
it once.
to 5
Washington, Nov. 11. President
Roosevelt was asked today to use his
influence to prevent the
insertionf inro
board to assist the work of the Farm-! ESentaA'vP S
era' association. This matter was fully I ^hiJiJ^^iiAiaiJi n^ Lj
Journal Speoial Serrioe.
Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 11.For the
first time many years, democratic
mayors were elected on Tuesday in the
towns of Bellaire, Martins Ferry and
Bridgeport, all of Belmont county,
Ohio, and adjoining each other on the
Ohio riverfront.
There are only three good legs among
the new officials. Dr. W. Blackford^
the mayor-elect of Martins-Ferry, has
two good legs George Bresock, the new
mayor of Bridgeport, has only one good
leg, while George Kompart, .elected at
Bellaire, has two wooden legs.
We wish to call your special atten
tion to our extensive line of Dining
Room Tables. We have them rang
ing,in prices to suit all purses.
Special MondayHandsome Pedestal
Extension Table?, solid oak, quarter
sawed, beautifully finished top, reg-
.SXiS?^?"?: -.$25.00
Sunday, November 12, 1905
New York &p}d Special Service.
London, Kov. 11.How to rid of the
ternbje matinee hatthat has been the
worry of the theatrical managers ever
since there was such an institution as
a morning performance.
Xth terror
by the means of direct attack, the man
agement of the vaudeville have fallen
upon the idea of a sort of flanking
movement which it is hoped mav bear
Upon the graceful shoulders of Miss
Camille Clifford, the "American Gibson
girl/' has fallen the burden of con
ducting this greatly daring campaign
against the matinee hat, with a song
called "The Matinee Girl." The words,
tho apparently artless, are delicately
caustic, and to the words are suited
actions which daintily hammer homo the
unpleasant truth about the matinee hat.
The music is so tuneful and so catchv
it places a terrible weapon
in the hands of a man, who, with cour
age born of despair, may have the au
dacity to whistle it in a whisper if he
imds himself buried behind a matinee
believed that each county will respond I ?3ation }Zu?%\F}al?TegueTSe?oH
to keep the work of tne association I Xtlff
and the "Grasslan d" moving. The law I Jf?^*'?* f
passed by the last legislature enabling i&H' ?f
county boards to mak? such appropria- S^SfZ^ST^^tiTST^
states, should not extend to beer and
The petition is signed by fifty-one
members of the United States Brewers'
association, representing the largest
brewing establishments in the country.
tions is strict in regard to the matter.
After an appropriation is' made, the
treasurer of the association must* sub
mit to a committee composed of the
chairman of the board, the county clerk
and the county treasurer, a statement
under oath of the expenditures of the
association and present itemized bills
of expense to cover the amount of the
appropriation made. These original
bills are to remain on file in the office
of the county clerk. As will b'e seen,
the committee named is constituted an
auditing body and the appropriation is
not available without its approval.
S ST a
?rS jf S&
IF YOU are looking for the best steel
range on the market, then you must
is acknowledged the BEST, the most
economical in the use of fuel, the
quickest baker and the most improved
and up-to-date line on the market.
Thiere are special features on the
MOORE RANGE that you will like.
We have sold thousands of them and
every user of a Moore Range recom
mends It. Special sale A A A
Monday, a 6-hole size POl/.VLF
4-hole size $2500
$3.00 down and $3.00 Per Month.
Isaac Goldstein, formerly manager'
of the jewelry firm of Harris & Gold
stein, .243 First avenue S, who disap
peared two weeks ago, has been arrested
in Milwaukee.
The night before he disappeared he
locked up the store as usual, and when
A. Harris entered the following day he
found $4,000 worth of diamonds and
$800 in cash missing. A warrant was
immediately sworn out for Goldstein.
Goldstein was the manager of the
company, but at the time of his dis
appearance he held no stock in it
According to the- telegram received ek.
from the Milwaukee police, none of the.
missing gems was found in the fugi
tive's possession. Detective George
Brundage has gone to Milwaukee to
bring the prisoner'back.
Journal Speoial Servio*.
New York, Nov. 11- -Lillian Kussell,
the actress, would probably have been
killed in a runaway Central park
yesterday but for the quick decision
and skill of Charles Trustrum, riding-.
master of Durland's academy. Miss
Special to The Journal.
Fort Madison, Iowa, Nov. 11.It is re
ported here tonight that Matt Hunter,
serving twenty-five years in the peniten
tiary for the murder of Homer Holland,
He has been incarcerated four years.
He has earned no good time because he
has refused to work, protesting his inno
cence of the crime charged. It is stated
he cannot live more than a week.
His failure to work and obey rules,
caused him to be reduced to a bread and
water diet in a dungeon, and he has grad
ually fallen away. He was convicted of
the murder of Homer Holland, one ofof
Drake university's best athletes, at Mount
Ayr, during a quarrel over a poker game.
Baltimore, Nov. 11.Mrs. Eliza C.
Davidson has secured a decree for a di
vorce and $50,000 alimony against her
husband, RoberUC. Davidson, once mayor
of Baltimore, and subsequently president
&of the Baltimore Trust & Guarantee
company. Mr. Davidson is living in New
York and is now free to marry Miss
Laura B. Noyes, the trained nurse with
whom he eloped.
No. Size.
7171 9 xl6f-6, wool
7156 12 xll-4, c! C.
720S-12 xlO-6, wool
7172 12-6x13-6, wool
71*72-112-6x12-9, C. C.
7173 12-6x11-3, C. C.
.7154 12 X13-4, C. C.
7157 12-6x14-4, C. 0.
7157-112-6x14, C. C.
7154-112 xl3-4, C. C.
7155 15-6x15, wool
7172-112-6x12-9^ wool
7174 13-6x15-6, wool
7175 12 XlO, wool
7165-112-6x14-2, wool
7202-112 X13-6, wool
7195 12 X12-10, wool
7210-113-6x13-9, wool
7154-212 xl3 wool
7214 15 xl4 wool
Teaches Gregg Shorthand, Typewriting, Bookkeeping, Office Practice
Arithmetic, Grammar, Spelling, Penmanship, Rapid Calculation. Corre-
spondence and Commercial Law, and places its students Irf good positions.
Absolute satisfaction jguaVanteed. Week's 'trial granted. Fine descriptive
catalog free.,
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Special Bargains for Monday.
We list here only* a few of the many Real Bargains in housefurnishings tabe found in our
store. Economical buyers will find it to their interest to trade at Peterson's.
Extension Tables Buffet Mission Rockers
This very convenient as well as
handsome piece OfSpe furniture,$30,oo is well
made of solid quarter-sawe oak, fin
IL??. .a
polished, sell
Terms, $3.00 down, $1.00 Per Week.
Special Sale Of
Misfit Carpets
Reg. Spec. $8.25
9.00 9.00 7.00
10.60 10. oe
10.50 12.75
ing... $12.00
ing... 11.25
ing... 17.50
lng... 17.50
ing... 13.50
lng... 11.25
ing... 12.60
ing... J4.70
ing... 14.00
ing... 12.60
ing... 18.20
ing... 13.75
ing... 16.80
ing... 9.35
ing... 14.70
ing... 15.00
ing.,. 17.00
ing... 19.00
ing... 18.60
ing... 18.80
Be sure and bring size of
rooms with you.
Manx Novelist Returns to Eng
land All Out of Breath from
122 8. Sixth St, Minneapolis, Hinn.
New York Herald Special Serrioe.
London, Nov. 11.Entirely pleased
with his American trip, but worn out,
as a result of excessive American hos
pitality, Hall Caine returned home this
I am afraid," said he to an in
terviewer, that I have not returned to
England in the best of health. An
American goes fast, but he makes his
guest go still faster.. The pace by which
an American kills himself compares in
velocity with the pace by w^iichi he kills
foreign guests only as the pace of a
trolley car compares with that of a
60-horse power automobile.
Dinners, suppers, SDeechesiand
every American is a born speeehmaker'
such is the daily experience of a
foreigner, so-called, whom an American
delights to honor. I have too many
Americ a
Russell, riding a spirited horse, had here is he so sure of an immediate
lost the lines and was hanging head, am
down with one hand grasping the pom- certain to find aims and institutions
mel of the saddle when Mr. Trustrum that have all his sympathy and that
saw her, spurred his mount over the i command all his heart nowhere does
lawn, leaped a row of shrubbery and he meet with men and women more able
stopped the runaway just in time. and earnest and more brotherly and
Miss Russell was not injured phys- sisterly.'''
ically, but was almost hysterical from
fright. Mr. Trustrum escorted her to
her home.
ide his own country, as when
travels in the United States no-
i hearty welcome nowhere is he so
Journal Special Service.
New York, Nov. 11.President
Roosevelt, it is learned, will come here
from Washington on Tuesday, and will
pay an informal visit to the British
flagship Drake Tuesday afternoon. Miss
Alice Roosevelt will attend the ball
on board the Drake the same evening.
By Publishers' Press.
London, Nov. 11.A dispatch to the
Exchange Telegraph company from
Constantinople says that the Austrian
and Russian ambassadors have been
instructed to address an ultimatum to
the porte in the name of the powers,
demanding his agreement to the plan
international control of Macedonian
finances. The German ambassador has
notified the sultan that if he opposes
the ultimatum it will result in serious
consequence in Turkey. These actions
have evidently been taken for the pur
pose of informing the sultan of the
seriousness of the powers in the pro
jected international demonstrations.
Do not despair of curing your sick
headache when you can so easily obtain
Carter's Little Liver Pills. They will
effect a prompt and permanent cure.
Their action is mild and natural.
Handsome Mission Rocker, finished
weathered oak, upholstered in gen
uine Chase leather, spring seat and
back, regular price $8.50. tf A
Special 3 4 S
Easy Terms
$2.50 on $25.00
$5.00 on $50.00
$10.00 on $100.00
$16.00 on $150.00
COU ntrvinuch again,traeve
re ihsa ano Englishmamni so
We have them
in all styles and
sizes. W want
you to see our
line of Moore
Heaters. They
are the best on
the market, the
most economi-
cal in the use
of fuel, because
they are prop-
erly construct-
ed. Let us show
you our line of
self-feeders. Special prices
$29.00,534 II,
$43.W, UUX
#2M, $57.51.
Tour* old istove taken In as part
payment if desired. Easy Terms.
612 Hennepin Ave.,
During this month, ad
mits students to Busi
ness, Stenographic Tel
egraphic courses, tuition
payable after position is
secured. Day and even
ing school.
We nut risk of your
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